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THE SOUANTON TRIBUNE SATURDAY MORNING, MAY U2. 1897.
Iii the morld of EASTERN LEAGUE BASE BALL GAMES Buffalo, Sprlng.'icld, Scranlon, (he Three Leaders, Won. MINERS WALLOPED THE CHAMPS Hodson Wns Knocked from the Hub licr 111 tlio Third IimtiiK--VilkcR-Ilnrrc Gives tlio l'onics n Close Cnll--Ilochcster Is Overhauling .Syrncnsc--l)clnilc(l I'crccnlugcs of Gnntcs Won find Lost. Uuffalo, Springfield and Scranton, flip three Eastern league leaders, won their names yesterdny, though the Ponies Iind a narrow escape from defeat. The S?tais -were never In the hunt with the Wsons and are llrmly planted In fourth position for at least a day. Results. E.-ranton- 13 Providence 8 Springfield 7 Wllkes.lJarrc 6 Buffalo 17 Syracuse 6 Urchcster I Toronto - 10 l'crceut.icc Kccord. -41 l-Sli i5 41 K Cl.UIJ. S'ff'2 If' Sis n aa 2 01. 1 tfO. Uuffalo ... SpilngfleM fcrrantcn .., S!PCUSe .., Itc:hester . W.-liarro . 1'rovldenco Toronto .... 'I 2 51 31 2, .J 3! II 2 4 .. ..I 3 ,.J2!1B .70J .trjj .411 &Y) .3')3 .213 1 '10,16 2 811V ?.K SllSl SI fi 17 3 fi 17 ,. 5 10, H 1 21 1 Lost 3; 51 C 710UU14,C7 Todrn's (Smiicis. aROVIDKNCK AT SCltANTO.V St'HINGFllILD AT WII.KKS.DAKHE. SYHACUSK AT Ht'Kl.Al.O. ROCHUSTKU AT TUltOVl'O. FREE HITTING GAME. Miners Pounded Hudson to the Bench and Were Killing Braun When the Qam.' Ended. They ticated Ilo'dson shamefully, the Miners did. Hodson, or "Hoddy," as we famllloily called him when he drew one-forty per and was glad to get It In the Pennsylvania State league, was touched for singles and doubles with nich alarming frequency in the third Inning that he was thankful to escape from the box and give way to Braun. Uraun, too, had reason to be sorry he was living and was hit eight times before the came ended with the score 13-8 In the Miners' favor. Trouble for "Hoddy" was indicated in the second when the Miners earned nrunon Massey's two-bagger and Bon ner's single. Hut there was no mistake about it In the third when O'Brien drew four wide ones and, after Beard went out at (list, scored on Daly's double sockdolager to right center. "Please take me out," looked Hoddy ns ho directed bis gaze toward Manag er Murray on the visitors' bench. But Murray's head and face were concealed by his coat collar and he didn't see the appeal. BangT we,nt Massey's stick against the ball and away it sailed, onto to stop when it knocked a two-by-eight plank out of the fence at left center. POOR HODDY. "O, pleUsc take me out please do" moaned Hoddy as Dily saunteied home. Murray cither wouldn't or couldn't see his twlrler's gaze of an guish. Pang! bang! bang! Bonner, Ma guire. Boyd three more runs errors by Lyons and Drauby accompanying ih'e artillery lire. "O-o, ch, Mr. Murray, MB. MUR RAY, have you no mercy' For the sake of my family, friends and reputa tion PLL'AFR take ine out!" begged I teddy. Murray yielded. Coosran had been coaxing and coddling the unfortunate pitcher until his own eyes began to water. He looked toward the bench mid. receiving a sign from Murray, nodded to Hoddy to get hence. Hoddy Btnggered oft tlio diamond and was re placed by Braun, a young man whose distinctive characteristic is a shock ot silver hair. He may be a pitcher wor thy to travel in company with the rhamplons but four of the five runs on him in the last live Innings were earn ed. It was the most unfavorable kind ot weather. The air was cold and a stilt noith wind was blowing making It de cidedly uncomfortable for the eight hundred spectators present. 'Harper was due to pitch for the Miners, but Wellner was put In at the last moment. For five innings only three lilts were made oft him, but they produced no runs. One hit was a three baser In tho second by Drauby, which Kagan misjudged and let go over his head, but the smash was not costly as Drauby was tho fag end of a fast double play at the plate by Magulre, Massey and Boyd after one was out. The two Providence hits in the fourth put runners on first and third with one out, and the side, was retired on Wellness striking out of Drauby and Coonty's fly to O'Brien. GRAYS BEGIN TO SCOUR. The. Grays began to score In the sixth by batting In three iuns with two out after Beard had muffed Knight's fly back pf third. Tho error was made on a derperate chance, and after a long1 run. v A base on balls, n passed ball and three nlngles gave the Grays two In the seventh. They tallied thre? In the ninth on Beard's error, a single, a walk and two singles. After sending Hodson to cover nnd giving Braun a lively rccrptlon In the third, tho Miners kept cteadlly at their stick work, and at the finish had piled ;p thirteen runs, nlno of which were etirned. Excepting a flno running catch by O'Brien tho field playing was without special feature. Bonner made four singles out of five times at bat, Mas pey had three doubles and Daly two doiiblm and a single. Drauby made two triples and Welgand n double and two singles for tho Grays. The scoio: SCBANTON. A.I!, n. II. O. A. E. EnRon, If. G 0 0 2 1 0 O'Urleti, cf 4 2 15 0 1 Ilcnrd, ss G 0 2 1 4 2 Daly, rf r, 3 3 0 0 0 Massey, lb 5 3 3 13 1.0 Homier, 2b 5 2 4 0 0 0 Magulre, 3b 4 12 2 5 0 Boyd, c 4 11110 Wollncr, p S 1 0 0 1 0 Totals 43 13 IS 27 13 3 ritOVIDBNCK. A.IJ. II. II. O. A. K. Welgand, 2l 5 13 2 10 Rassott, 3b 5 0 13 11 Knight, If 5 12 3 0 0 Drauby, 1U 5 12 7 0 1 Cooney, ps 4 0 1 0 '3 I Lyons, cf 4 0 0 2 0 1 Dixon, rf. 3 2 0 2 0 1 Coogan, c 4 2 2 5 0 0 Hodson, p 10 0 0 10 Braun, p 2 110 10 Totals 33 8 12 21 7 5 Providence 0 00003 20 3 S Scranton 0 1 t 1 0 3 1 0 -13 learned runs Scranton, 9; Providence, 1, Two-base lilts Mapsey (3), Daly (2), Ma. gulro, Welgand. Three-baso hits Drau by, 2. Sacrifice hit Magulre. Stolen bases Bonner. Left on bases Scranton, 8; Providence, 5. Struck out Uy Wcllncr, 2; by Hodson. Double plays .Magulre to Massey to Boyd; Beard to Massey. First on crroM Scranton, 3; Providence, 2. Elrrt on balls Off Wellner, 2; off Hodson, 2, Passed balls Boyd. Umpire Gaffney. Tlme-1.40. Wilkes. Ilnrre-Spriiigflcld. Wllkcs-Barro, Pa,, May 21, Springfield won from Wllkes-Harre today by bunch ing their hits In the third Inning. The vis itors pliyert a brilliant game In the field, too, tho foattirn being Urcen's work In left. Score: WILKES-BABBK. A.B. R. II. O. A. E. Sharrott, rf. .. Goeckel, lb. ., Hetts, cf Powell. If Mills. 2b Gondlnic, c. ., C. Smith. 3b. ., MCMnhon, ss. Odwell, p .. 4 .. 4 0 11 3 1 1 O 0 3 3 .. 5 .. 1 .. 4 .. 5 .. 5 .. 5 Totals 41 0 17 21 14 2 SPltlNGFIKLD. A.B. P. II. O. A. B. Puller, ss 4 10 12 1 Green, If 4 3 15 0 0 Schefller, rf 3 1110 0 Brouthers, lb 4 2 2 12 0 0 O. Smith, cf (01500 Gilbert, 3b 3 0 10 2 0 Duncan, c 4 0 1110 Moore, 2b 4 0 2 2 3 0 Inks, p 3 0 0 0 3 0 Totals 33 7 9 27 11 1 Wllkes-Barro 0 0110210 1 C Springfield 3 0300010'-7 Earned runs Wl'.kes-Barre, G; Spring field, 2. Two-base hits Green, Shanott. Three-base hits Brouthers. Home run Gondlng. Stolen bases Sharrott, Odwell, Schemer, O. Smith. Doublo plays Goe ckel to Odwell; Fuller to Moore to Brou thers. First base on balls Off Odwell, 3; off Inks, 2. Stiuck out By Odwell, 2; by Inks, 1. Passed balls Gonding, 1, Lett on bases Wllkes-Barre, 12; Springfield, 5. Sacrifice hits Goeckel. Sharrott. Tinre l.oo. Tfmplre Kennedy. Homo Huns nt Toronto. Toionto, Ont., May 21. On tho now dia mond. Inside tho quarter .nllc bicycle truck at Hnnlan's Point, to base ball season was opened today. Hie weather was cold and raw, but 2,5u0 people wero present. Score: P.OCIIESTKP.. A.B. K. II. O. A. !:. Lytic, If 6 12 10 0 D. Shannon, 2b f. 2 2 3 2 0 Dooley, lb C 0 2 15 0 1 Bottenus, rf 7 2 3 10 0 Hlchter, cf G 0 0 4 0 0 O'Nell, c 3 0 0 t 1 0 Mulyey, Sb C 110 2 0 Shannon, ss C 2 3 3 8 1 Shannon, ss C 2 3 3 8 1 McFarland, p 12 2 0 3 0 Zahner, c 3 1 0 0 2 0 V. McFarland, p. .. 2 0 0 2 2 1 Totals o5 U 15 TORONTO. 33 20 A.B. It. H. O. 'A. B. Lush, 3b 0 10 7 4 0 White, If. 0 0 2 0 0 0 MrGann, lb C 1 0 15 0 0 McIIale, cf G 1 4 3 0 2 Baker, c 3 u 1 I 0 1 Freeman, rf G 3 2 0 0 0 Wagner, ss 0 3 2 1 3 2 Taylor, 2b 5 0 12 3 1 Welthoff. p 3 0 0 0 10 Casey, c 3 0 3 0 2 0 Williams, p 3 10 15 0 TotaN 53 10 15 33 18 6 Rochester ...0 104040010 111 Toronto 0 013 2 02010 010 Earned iuns Toronto, 7: Rochester, 8. Two-base hits Shannon (2), Bottenus, Mulvey, McFarland, White, Wagner. Homo runs McFarland, Bottenus, Free man, Warner. Stolen bases-Lytle. Doo ley, Lush, White (2), McIIale (S), Casey (2), Double plays-Wagner, Taylor and Mc Gann. First baso on balls Off McFar land, 2; oft Wclhoff. 2. Hit by pitched ball Taylor, Freeman. Struck out By McFarland, 3; by Welthoff, 2. Left on bases Rochester, 8; Toronto, E. Sacrlflco hits Fronnan (2), Baker, Casey, Wagner, McGonn, Shannon. Time 2.33. Umpire -Swartwoo'l. Stnrs Couldn't lint. BufTalo, 'May 21. Heavy hitting on tho part of the locals today at nil parts of the gamu gave them a victory. Syracuse's errors were not costly. Orey's batting for Buffalo was a feature. Scoro: Il.Il.E. SYRACUSE. A.B. R. H. O. A. K. Kagan, 2b 4 3 3 4 10 Garry, cf 4 10 5 0 0 Smith, 3b 4 110 11 Lezotte, lb 4 0 0 3 10 Grove, ir 3 0 13 0 0 Schlebeck, ss 3 0 0 1 1 1 Shearon, rf 3 114 11 Sh-aw, c 4 0 14 11 Lampe, p 3 0 0 0 10 Whltehlll, pp 10 0 0 0 0 Tot'is 33 0 7 21 G 3 BUFFALO. A.B. It. H. O. A. E. Clymer, cf 5 2 2 2 0 0 Orey, rf. G 4 6 2 0 0 ailboy. If 5 13 10 0 Wise, 2b G 8 2 2 2 0 Field, lb 4 2 1 11 1 0 Gremlnijer, 3b 3 3 2 3 0 1 Sullivan ss 6 2 3 2 7 0 Urquhart, u , 5 0 13 0 0 Brown, p 5 1115 0 Total 4t 17 20 27 15 1 Earned runs Buffalo, 9, First base on errors Buffalo, 3. Two-base hlts-Cly-mor, Sullivan, Gllboy (2), Gremlngor, Grey, Smth. Kagan, Shaw. Three-base hits Field, Irey. Homo run Sullivan. Stolen bases Shearon, Eagan, Clymer, Gremlnger, Wise. Flrrt baso on balls Off Lampe, 3; oft Brown, G. Hit by pitched ball Lezotte, Struck out Uy Brqwn, 3; by Lampe, 3. Left on baBes Buffalo, 8; Syracuse, 7. Sacrifice hits Gllboy, Field, Smith. Tlmo-1.00. Umpire Keofe. NATIONAL LEAGUE. The Reds defeated Baltimore In the seconC came of the piesent Beilcs and are inaklnir a bold bid for first nlar.. Sports. If tho western club can mnko It three straight today the Orioles will have a. lead of only half a point. The Phillies In fourth position nnd tho Beaneaters In sixth exchange places. ' Results. PlltiburfC 6 Philadelphia 5 Cincinnati 6 Baltimore. 5 Boston A., 11 St. Loul.i 1 Hrooklyn 8 LouUville.. 6 New York at Cleveland, wet ground'. Percentage Record. I". W. U P.O. Baltimore 21 lfl 5 ,72 Cincinnati 25 13 7 .720 Pittsburg 22 15 7 ,GS2 Boston 23 13 10 ,5G" Cleveland 22 12 10 .515 Philadelphia 21 1.1 11 .512 Loulsvlllo ,. 21 10 11 .473 Brooklyn 23 10 13 .413 New York 18 7 H .339 Chicago 23 7 1G .301 Washington 21 G 15 ,23t St. Louis 21 G 19 .203 Todny's (nines. Philadelphia nt Pittsburg. New York nt Cleveland. Boston nt St. Louis. Brooklyn at Loulivllle. Baltimore at Cincinnati. Washington nt Chicago. Pittsburg-Philadelphia. Pittsburg, Pa., May 21.-ln Phllndol phla'J ninth Inning, when tho game was well won by Pittsburg, Hawley sent two men to bases on balls. Orth's single llllcd the sacks and Delehnnty's three-bagger scored the three runs and tied tho score. Orth, who had gone Into bat for Wheeler, had to pitch the game out. Ho hit one batter, gave a bnto on balls and then made a wild throw letting In the winning run. Score: R.II.E. Pittsburg 1 0013000 1-G 14 1 Philadelphia 0 0 110 0 0 0 35 9 3 Batteries Hawley and Merrltt; Wheeler, Orth and Clements. lUmpIre Hurst. St. Louls-lloston. St. Louis, May 21. Donohue was a per fect snap for the Bonn Eaters today nnd tho game went to Boston on the strength of their batting. Score: R.H.E. St. Louis 1000000001 4 3 Boston 0 10 2 2 5 10 -H 1G 1 Batteries Donohuo and MurpRy; Nich ols and Bergen. Umpire Ljnch, Louisville. Brooklyn. Louisville, Ky., May 21. Both teams mado the same number of hits and errors today, but the Brooklyn's hits wcro more timely and the Colonels' mlsplays were costlj". S.-ore: R.H.E. Brooklyn 2 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 8 13 2 Louisville 1 20 1 00 20 0-6 13 2 Batteries Payne and Grim; Frazer and Wilson. Umpire McDermott. Cinciiinntl-Bnltimore. Cincinnati, May 21. Tho Baltlmores wero again defeated by tho Reds In an exciting game, tho latter making three iuns In tho eighth. Score: R:H.K. Cincinnati 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 -6 9 2 Baltimore 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0510 3 Batteries Damman, Rhlnes and Schrl vcr, Pond and Robinson. Umpire Shcrl dun. DIAMOND DUST. Morse will witch. Providence today. Talk about your hitting! Two of Massey's und one cf Daly's dou bles went hit against the fence. Hodson may pitch for the Grays today notwithstanding his experience yester day. Rudderham 13 the next on the card. It wouldn't bo a bad Idea, for the Scran ton groundkeeper to occasionally give tha bases a coat ot white paint. They now look as though they had passed through a desert campaign. The Phillies have with them a young man named Johnson who Is a very bad Imitation of Arllo Iatham as a coach and whose efforts are really tiresome. Pitts burg Chronicle-Telegraph. Rain prevented all the games scheduled as follows for the Atlantic leaguo yester day: Lancaster at Newark, Norfolk at Paterson, Richmond at Hartford and Reading with the Athletics at Phlladel Phla. , Harper should lemcmber -that there are as good flsh In the sea as over wero caught. Ho has lately been disposed to dictato when he would pitch and when ho wouldn't. Ho was slated to go in tha box yesterday. His salary ceased at 3.45 o'clock, but will begin again when he re sumes his regular turn. JACOB G. GAUDAUR. Champion Sculler of World Matched to Row Rogers This Month. Gaudaur was born April 14, 18.58, In Orllla, a small village In Canada, ttbout" eighty miles from Toronto. Ills early life was passed on a farm , and his first experience as an oarsman Was gained In rowing a big old-fashioned skint ad jacent to his parents' home. He never sat In a shell until the summer of 1878, when he went to Sturgeon Point to wit ness a regatta, J. Carroll, of Boston, saw him there pulling a skiff, and remarked upon the good form ho was showing. Thla ob servation was heard by a Mr. Ross, who at onco declared ho would gladly pay anybody who "would teach' Gaudaur the principles of scientific sculling. Carroll engaged to do this, began his task directly, and at the end of a week Gaudaur, who proved an apt pu pil, was shaping In quite a good style. His progress was so marked that ho was entered In a professional regatta the following summer at Providence, R. I., where, in a big field ot good 'uns, ho finished third to AYallace Rcss. Returning home, Gaudaur Indulged In a number of minor contests, but was not contented, nnd In 18S2 determined to remove to the states, selecting as his residence St. Louis, Mo. Tho great race of Gaudaur's life was roweil on the Thames on Sept. 18. 1880, when ho met William Beach. That was un doubtedly, the finest struggle ever wit nessed for the clmmplonshlp. Odds of 5 to I wero laid on Beach, who ap peared to have a cinch, but was easily beaten by Gaudaur, who was given a blc ivcentlon when he returned home, JACOB G. QANDAUR. PLANNING FOR THE BIG L A. W. MEET Hotel Committee Is Now Ready to Give Useful Information. ABOUT 20,000 CYCLERS WILL ATTEND Hut There Will II o Amnio Kntcrtnin 111 cut for liver So I.nrgo n Number, Press Committee Will Soon Ills tribute Views nnd Stntumonts of the Many Cycle Routes About the (Junker Clty--l!lcvclcs on Rail road Trains. Philadelphia, Slay 21. The Hotel and Accommodations committee of the L. A. W. national meet, which will be held In Philadelphia August 4-7, Is now In a position to give detailed Informa tion regarding accommodations during the week of the meet. Chairman W. P. Street has been hard nt work for tho past two weeks gathering the neces sary pointers, and, although the meet Is more than ten weeks off, the Inquir ies are so numerous as to fully Justify the Executive Committee's claim that upwards) of 20,000 out-of-town cyclers will visit this city the first week of Au gust". Hence It Is advisable that those who contemplate coming to Philadel phia during the meet should communi cate with the Hotel Committee ns soon as possible, In order that their quar ters may be assigned them nt once. Regular attendants at former League meets have doubtless experienced the discomforts attendant upon fceeurlng quarters at. the lost mlnut, nnd It is with a desire to obviate u repetition of this Inconvenience that Chairman Street urges prospective visitors to communicate with him Immediately. He has on his list 53 hotels (offering a wide range of choice, suitable to poc ketbooks ot every conceivable calibre) on both the American and European plans In addition to quite' a number of nrst-class boarding houses. The Press Committee has In prepara tion a series of views of the riding dis trict roundabout Philadelphia, which It is proposed to supply weekly to nil cycling and other papers In all sections of the country which may express a desire to use them. By this means It Is hoped to give the outside cycling world some Idea of the pleasures in store In this conneotion for those who may be so fortunate as do attend next August's meet. Letters recently received at these headquarters warrant the belief that not a few of next August's visi tors are coming here with the sole purpose of exploring tho beauties of the famous Philadelphia riding district, and to such these views cannot fall to be of Immense Interest. Famous re Forts and historical spots on the Lan caster Pike, Old York Road, Wlssa hickon Drive and the numerous other pikes leading out of the city in oil di rections will be shown along with not a few pictures that will coney nn Idea of tho excellent paving with which the City of Brotherly Love Is blessed. All ithe above mentioned pikes, drives and country roads can be readied over streets paved with as phalt, and this alone Is a bleslng of which but few American cities can boast. Members of the Century Road club of America who attend the meet will find here a large coterie of the most enthusiastic long-distance road riders in the land. Through the efforts of these gentlemen the Quaker City cap itured the cream of the Century Road club's '9G honors; and it present Indi cations go for anything they will be heard from also at the end of this year. These "pluggers" are Just now consid ering the advisability of arranging some form of entertainment for the visiting "pluggers" during the week of the meet. Their programme will very likely Include some "pleasant" all day Jaunts over their favorite stamping grounds In South Jersey and Pennsyl vania. It is quite probable that some of the local Century Road club repre sentatives will be given places- on tho tours and runs committee, as the Itin erary of that body will Include several long runs. This committee, by the way, will be mainly made up of club captains, who, from their knowledge of the roads and needs of the riders, are best equipped to make a success of this part of the entertainment. The managers of the meet realize that upon the selection of the tours and runs In connection with tho meet depends to a considerable extent the enjoyment of a large proportion of the visitors, and every effort will be made to make this feature as enjoyable as possible. Willow Grove track, where the League of American Wheelmen cham pionships will be run off on, Is being rapidly put Into shape for the first race meet of the season, which will be held on Saturday, May 29. Comfortable seating accommodations for 12,500 peo ple, with stnndlnir room for half as many more, are being put up, the train ing quartera are being enlarged and the entire track Is inclosed with a fence so high that It acts as a wind shield. Members of the Leaguo of Ameri can Wheelmen, be they from the north, south, east or west, will be enabled to carry their bicycles with them on any train without being compelled to pay a considerable charge therefor. The recent action of the Trunk Line asso ciation abolishing the unjust baggage fee for bicycles accompanied by own ers will undoubtedly be followed by similar action by the Western Passen ger Trafllo associations long before the date set for tho opening of the meet. ONE ON FREEDMAN. Signed n Crazy Pitcher nnd Sen; Ir win to 1'ind lllni. Hero Is one on Freedman from Ar thur Irwin; "One of Freedman'p draw backs was that he was always discov ering nnd signing pheiioms, recom mended by friends. One of these phe noms was a German from Newark named Otto. I Inquired among the Newark players if they had ever heard of Otto, and they pleaded not guilty. But Freedman had him on a contract, at a salary of $1,200. "Otto failed to turn up at the Polo grounds for practice, and Freedman sent me to his home In Newark. There I found that Otto had been locked up In an Insane asylum that morning for throwing rocks through windows, nnd hitting a child with a section ot n brick. He Imagined he was pitching for the Giants, Ills family told mo that hu had been pitching for an ama teur team, that ho was stuck on being a pitcher, and had shown symptoms of a few cogs shy In his wheel gearing. He was placed In Bloomlngdale and pronounced insane by the physicians. "On roturnlinr to New Yotk Freed man asked mo the whereabout" ot Ot to. Why didn't I bring1 him nlonu? I Informed Andy that Otto might make a specialty out of hitting tho batters with the ball. ThSt he had located the head of a party In Newnrk with a missile. Freedman, In his nervous, Impulslvo way, didn't hear tho finish of my story. "That's Just tho kind of a pitcher we want against that Chi cago team of sluggers. If they nre hit with tho ball a few times they will bo nfrald of him and strike out,' ho added, lifter which I added: " 'Rut I am golntr to give him his release it I can get It Into the place where they have him locked up. Then I explained that Otto was In Dloom lngdale, having his wheels repaired." GREAT MEN ON GOOD ROADS. Washington Is noted for Its flno streets and tho surrounding country abounds with excellent roads. Visitor to the Na tional capital aro suro to be Impressed with the- difference botwecn these, roads and thoso In otner parts ot tho country. This may account. In part, for the fact that tho movement for good roads has so many friends among our public men at Washington. Hon. Matthew S. Quay, United States senator from Pennsylvania, Is one of these. Llko most successful poli ticians, he makes the wants, needs and wishes ot the people a constant study. Mr, Quay has learned thoroughly to appre ciate the great value of good roads to far mer, and tho many conveniences they would brine to all classo ot people. "I know that good roads are good for my farmer constituents,' writes Senator Quay, In a recent letter commending the work of tho League of American Wheel men, "and what Is good for them Is good for all other classes of cttlznns. Hence I am In hearty sympathy with the Leaguo or American Wheelmen In Its efforts In behalf of good roads, and beliovo that the movement must be successful," Ex-President Benjamin Harrison, too, believes In tho effort for better highways. "I am in thorough sympathy with the good roads movement," writes Mr. Harri son, probably recollecting the contrast be tween Washington roads and some ot the roads In Indiana. Hon. Anthony Hlgglns, of Delaware, noted for many years as a loader In tho United States senate, says: "I havo a great Interest In good roads, and like near ly all cltlzenr, I am glad to see that in terest promoted." The late Jerry Rusk, while secretary ot agriculture in President Harrison's cabi net, declared: "The city Is almost as much Interested In getting good roads as the country. Good roads Is a movement by tho people and for the people." Nearly tweLty yenrs ngo, General Grant, In enumerating necessary lines of public Improvement, named the public schools and the highways. Once when he und Geneial Shcildnn wer In a reminiscent mood, the old commander said to Little Phil, speaking of th& letter's famous rldo to the bottle of Cedar Creek: "Sheridan, It that battle had taken place after a pro longed rain, and there'had not been a good plko from Winchester, you 'would never havo been promoted to the head of the United States army. You would not have leached the battle field to cheer your men, nnd thero would havo been a great defeat for tho Union forces Instead of a great victory. That would have left Meade and Thomas a long dlstanco ahead of you in tho line of promotion." I am reminded of this comment by a let ter from his son, Colonel Fredrick D. Grant, until recently one of the ppllco commissioners of Mew York. Colonel Grant writes of the good roads movement: "The sentiment of Uie nation Is almost unanimous In favor of good loads. Good roads Improve the appearance of the country, enhance the value of all classes of property, facilitate tho movement of products, and aie from evory point a public benefit. I have no doubt that the efforts of tho Leaguo of American Wheel men," and he Is a wheelman himself, "to gether with the efforts of the numerous other classes busily engaged In that direc tion, will bring about a system of good roads." Otto Dorner. GOOD ROAD NOTES. According to1 General Stone, of the Agri cultural department, who has twice ad dressed Scranton board of trade audiences recently, every wheelman Is a preacher, u worker and a lighter for good roads. It is only necessary to furnish him texts for THE "BARKER DlifVAl DIW I Wh.C. IDE BY SCRftNTON WORKMEN AND GUARANTEED S. G. BARKER & SON, SALESROOM: Bittenbender & We have the most com plete stock of bicycles herea bouts. A glance at our line will surely convince you that we are the leaders in this lo cality. Repair Work and NickeUPlating a Specialty. Bittenbender &. THE LACKAWANNA WHEEL CO., High Grade Bicycles Lackawanna, - - $100 Black Diamond, $50, $60, $75 Nickel-Plating and Enameling a specialty. Nothing but expert workmen at our factory and the very best material used. FACTORYi 1216 AND 1218 N. WASHINGTON AVE, preaching, tools to work with and weapons to fight with, and then to hokl him back when his seal outruns his discretion. Ills endeavor should bo to conciliate tho far mers while he keeps tho cities rlpo for reform. Ho does not want to lose friends or to make enemies. Ho might succeed In passing good roads laws In spite of tho (armors at last for tho execution of thoso laws. Tho Hlgblo-Armstrong good roads bill of Now York, Instigated by President Potter, has failed to pass by three votes. Had the bill been mado a law, the tax it would havo imposed for tho Improvement of tho highway could not have been seriously ob jected to etneo on farms ot tho value of 15,000 tho levy would havo amounted to only about 60 cents a year. Tho farming clement Is largely responsible lor tho de feat of tho bill. It was the farmers who originated tho state aid law ot New Jersey nnd who car ried It Into execution, with Its vastly bene flclal result, not only In that state, but as an example to many other states. It was also tho farmers who built tho excellent Canandalgua roads In Wow York at their own cost. Additional Sporting News will bo found on Pago 3. $IO.OO. 000000000 Come into our store you can get for $10.00. and shade. Well made 000000000 1 U 220 Lackawanna Avenue. $55.00 Cash Buys a Spalding Bicycle, Gent's 1896 flodel. $60.00 Cash Buys a Lady's Spalding, 1896 Model. This is a strictly high grade $100 bicycle, as up-to-date as any high grade wheel on the niarhet. Don't waste your money on a cheap wheel when you can get a Spalding at these prices. Call at FLOREY'S, Bring along your cash and get a good Bicycle. 222 WYOMING AVENUE. n til C1 Board of Trada Building, Linden Street, Co., 126 and 128 OUR LINE INCLUDES Barnes, $100 Sterling 100 Stearns 100 Fenton 100 Dayton 100 Co., 126 and 128 MANUFACTURERS OF $39.00 BICYCLES Kvery one wnrrnntcd. Choice of any 10.00 tire, Cholco four colors. Only a few left lluy now. AT $60.00 Arobcnutlcs. Olio venr irimrnnt nn,i.. w n ...v u.. g or color. If you want tho best that money will buy Tho 'OLIVD" or "0RIBNT" will surely nil the bill at $100.00. Second Band Bicycles $2.50 to $60.00. Base Ball Goods, Sweaters Fishing Tackle and Anitnum' tion at lowest prices. A.W.JURISCH.Agt. 324 SNtUCE STREET. and see what a nice Suit Every conceivable color and fashionably cut. ST0RH1ERS m "f f" Aft trI 1111 i i nil 1 u tin BY A SCRANIDN FIRM. Scranton, pL Court House Square, Franklin Avenue THE FOLLOWING : Demorest, $75,$65, $50 and $4o. fleteor $50 League 60 Richmond 75 Also a Fine Line oC Juvenllo Hicyclcs. Franklin Avenue REPAIR WORK A SPECIALTY. :a J.;..