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CLOSEST YET A Singlc Point Dividcs Boston and New York in Pen? nant Struggle. THE FINISH TO BE VERY HOT Two Big Scores in the National League?Matthcwson Makes New Record. ^AMERICAN LEAGUE. Scores Sunday. Boston, 2; Bt. Louls, 0. Chlcago, 7-1; New York, 1-C. Scores Yesterday. New York, 3; St. Louls, 0. Boston, i; Chlcago, 1> ? Ph ladclphln, 2-2; Cleveland, 0-7. Dctrolt, 3;..Washington, 2. Where They Play To-day. Boston "t Chlcago, Philadelphia at Cleveland, New York at Bt. Louls, ?Washington nt Dctrolt. Standing of the Clubs. Clubrf: Won. Lost. P.C. Boston .90 New York .88 Chlcngo v.86 Clevel .nd .81 Philadelphia .77 Bt. Louls .B4 Dctrolt.61 wasmngton .34 Boston, 4; Chicago, 1. <Bpcclnl to The Tlme?-D!?patch.) Clilv_,t\jU. October 3.?a bu crowd for a Monday came out to see the Whlte Box make another desperate flght for the leadlng honor. B0U1 teams received lib? eral appl-iuse as they came upon the fleld. Colllns decided to pltoh, Glbson, who showed wonderful speed In the prellmlnary work, whlle Altrock, who has been saved for thls scf.es, took the slab for Comlsky. Tho Whlto Sox, how? ever, fa led to score untll the last Innlng, wr - Altrock saved the team from a ehu'. r'.it. Boston scored once1 ln the, thlrd and Lhrce times in the ceveMh.The flcldlng wo* nwarkably snoppy arrl both pltcher3 dld nne work, Glbson strlklng out five and Altrock four men. Colllns ( hopes to repcat to-day's fierformance. t Score: ? B. H. E. Chlcago.ODO 00 0001-1 3 3 Boston .001O0O300-4 6 0 Batterles: Altrock and Sulllvan; Gib eon and Crlger. Tlme, 1:35. Umplre, Shcrldan. Attendance, 5,000. New York, 3; St. Louis, 0, (By AiwoclatecJ Presa.) ST. LOUIS, MO.. October 3.?The High Janders ?w.hitewashcd the Browns ln the flrst game of the flnal sories, 3 to noth? lng. lt was a pltcher's battle through? out, wlth the two sets of flelders play? ing a promlnent part. Orth started to pltch and was doing splendldly, when Grifflth stepped Into the llmclight in the ?Jjcth innlng. flnlshing ln hurrah style. Howcil twlrled a good game for the Browns, but tho Grifflth bunch took ad vantage of every opportun ty and came out on top; Williams and Elberfleld con trlbuted some sensatlonal fleldlng and cut off many hlts. A pecullar play cropped up In the flrst tlme of the Browns at bat. Burkett-hnd singled through the box. Heldrlck llfted a fly back of short. Dougherty could not quite got up to lt, the ball bounding to Elberfleld, who threw to second. forc ing Burkett. St. Louis .0000O0O0O-O 1 2 New York .0 00 1 0"0 1 1 0?3 8 0 Batterles: Howell and Hugden; Orth. Kleinow and Grifflth. Tlme, 1:45. Urn plres, King and Dwyer. Attendance, 1, ?07. Philadelphia, 2-2; Cleveland, 0-7. ? CLEVELAND, OHIO. October 3.-Clev eland's winnlng streak was broken to day. the Phlladelphlas shutting out the locals. First game? Score: R. H. E. Cleveland .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 7 0 Philadelphia .0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0-2 8 0 Batterles: Hess and Bem'es; Coakley and Noonan. Tlmo, 1:30. Umplre. O'Loughlin. Secondx gamo? Score: R. H. E. Cleveland .12 0 2 2 0-7 10 2 Philadelphia ....' .110 0 0 0-2 1 2 Batterles: Bernhard and Buelow, Ap pledate and Noonan. Tlme, 1:01. Umplre, O'Loughlin. Attendnnco, 1,613. < Called on account cold weathor. Detroit, 3; Washington, 2. DETROIT, MICH., October 3.?The lo 1? Have been suffering'froin Impure Blood for many. years, having Boils and other Eruptions. Having heard of S. S. S. I de? cided to try it, and am glad to say that it has done me a great deal of good. Iintend to continue to use it, as I belicve it to be the best Blood Medicine on the market. Cleveland, Tenn. W. K. DETERS. For over fifteen years I have suffered ' more or less from Impure Blood. About a year ago I had a boil appear on my leg below the knee, which was follqwed by three more on my neck. I saw S. S. S. advertised aud decided to try Jt. After taking three bottles all Boils Uisappeared and I have not been troubled aiiy since. Gko. O. Fertig. 114 W. Jefferson St., Louisville, Ky, ' Newark, Ohio, May 23. 1903. From childhood I had been bothered with bad blood, skiu eruptions and boils. I had boils raugiug from five to twenty in number each season. The buniing ao companying the eruption was ternble, S. S. S. 6eemed to be just the medicine needed in my caso, It drove out all impu? rities and bad blood, giving me perma- \ nent relief from the ekiu eruption aud : boils. This has been teu years ago, and I have never bad a return of the disease, Mrs. J, D, Atherton. ! Write for our book on blood and ekin diseases. Medical advlce or any special in formation about your case will cost you nothing, The Swlft Speolflo Company, Attanta, Gt, (Ilu&rf&S 4 Are You a Subscriber to a telephone,* or do you annoy your neigh bor by running in and using his!" Why not have one of your own P / Otir ggfeg Art Reaeonable. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co. ? 711 Baat Orace Street Telephone No. SOU. \ calB won In tho clghth by hard work. Score: R. H. E. Detrolt. 0000 0 00 3 *-8 B 3 Waahlngton.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-2 6 1 Batterles: Jncgcr and Drlll; Patten and K ttredge. Tlme, 1:25. Umplre, Connolly. Attendance, 300. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Scores Yesterday. Philadelphia, i-4; Piuaburf. 1-16. Clnclnnatl, 5-6; Brooklyn. 0-1. New York, 3; St. Louls, 0. i Chicago, 16; Boston, 5. i Where They Play To-day. Clnclnnatl a.t Brooklyn, ? Pittsburg at Philadelphia. St. Louls at New York. Chicago at Boston. Standing of the Clubs. Clubs. Won. __ Lost, P. C. New York. 103 45 .700 Chlcago. 00 68 .608 Clnclnnatl . 84 61 .568 Pittsburg . 82 65 .5*8 St Louls.. 73 73 .500 Boston. 65 04 , .363 Brooklyn . 66 96 .K8 Philadelphia '.. 50 100 .383s. Pittsburg, 1-16; Philadelphia, 2-4. PHILADELPHIA, PA., Oct. 3.-The home club defeated Pittsburg tn the flrst game to-day, but the vlsltors, ln the sec? ond, by heavy hitting piled up an over whelmfng ecore. Flrst game? Score: - R. H. E. Pittsburg .0000O0001?1 8 1 Philadelphia .0020O000*-2 7 2 Battencs:) Leever and Pbelps; Duggleby and Dooin. Tlme, 1:25. Umplre, Zlmmer. Second game? Score: R. H. E. Pittsburg . 3 4 04 6-16 14 8 Philadelphia .2 110 0-4 5 4 (Called by agrecment.) Batterles: Flaherty and Phelns; Sud hoff and Dooln. Tlme, 1:20. Umplre, Zlm? mer. Attendance, 1,304, Cincinnati, 5-5, Brooklyn, o-ii BROOKLYN, N. Y., Oct. 3.?Clnclnnatl won both gamea In a double-header here to-day. Flrst arame? Score: R. H. E," Clnclnnatl .0 0 0 10 2 2 0 0-5 11 2 Brooklyn .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 O-O 6 1 Batterles: Harper and Schlel; Jones and Bergen. Tlme, 1:45. Umplres, Moran and O'Day. / Second game? Score: ' TR. H. E. Clnclnnatl .3 0 0 0 0 0 2-6 8 0 Brooklyn.0 0 0 0 O 0 1?1 10 3 Batterles: Bwing and Street; Cronln and Rltter. Tlme, 1:09. Umplres, O'Day and.Moran. Attendance. 1,200. New York, 3 ;^ St. Louis, 1. NEW YORK, Oct. 3.?Matthewson struck out slxteen men In to-day'a game," mak Ing a new season's record. Score: R. H. E. St. Louls.0000 0000 1-1 6 3 New York. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 *-3 fi 3 Battertes: Nlchols and Butler; Matthew? son and Bowerman. Umplre. Johnstone. Tlme, 1:15. Attendance, 500. Chicago, 16; Boston, 5. ?BOSTON, MASS.,' Oct. 3.^-ChIcago had Boston at ita mercy to-day. Score: R. H. E. Chlcago .002700 3 3 1?16 19 5 Boston .300000002?5 8 10 Batterles: Wlcker and Kllng; MoNlch ols, Fisher and Needham, Tlme, 1:55. Um? plre, Emslle. Attendance, 1,210. R. M. A., 17; Roanoke College, 0. CSoeclal to Tbo TI^ks-TM-"-t-'h.l BEDFORD CITY, VA., Oct. 3,-Ran do'pb-Maco Academy defeated Roanoke College at. foot-ball thls afternoon by a score of 17 to- 0. IT'S STILL IN DOUBT. Boston and New York Keep Up the Excitement, to the Finish. The situatlon ln the exclting contest for the pennant of the Amerlcan base-ball league romalns practically unchanged, so far as any lndtcatlon of the flnal result' ls conrerned, Both New York and Boston played- games 8unday. Boston defeating St. Louls, while New York won ono game trom Chlcago and lost the other In a double-header. As TT"W sult of these games Boston ls agaln Jn the lead, and as both New York and Boston won yesterday fr?m St. Louls and Chlcago, rospec tlvely. Boston now leads by ooe-tenth of Tha per cent. of Just one percentage polnt. Boston wlll tBckle Chlcago to-day and to morrow, while New York playa St, Louls 011 tho same dntes. New York'a ohaneea of wln nlng one or both of the rem&lnlng- games are consldered better than Bostons. One thl- f ls certaln; Chlcago now has no posslble chance of winnlng the pennant, but lt may be able to flnlsh 6ec.ond. lf the "White Sox wln all flvo of thelr remalnlng games, they cannot capture the flag, for* New York and Boston clnsh for a flnal series of four or flve games, and one team i*ist wln or lose at least ha'f these games. That would land one of the others on top. It ls stlll an unccrtalnty ns between Boston and Now York, though Boston leads by a halr. If the champlons lose to-day and the Now York w|n, tho advontage wlll be wlth the Hlghlajtfers, nnd vlce versa. !'?' both teams wln, both thelr western games, or If ench wln but one they wlll go east for the conclud'ng rerles on practically even terme. They p'oy In Now York on Frlday, but as the New York Amerlcan League Park has been leased for a foot.hall game to Columbla. Unlverslty on Saturday, the two base-ball teams wllf p'av ln Boston that day, nnd return to-.New York Iq close the season Monday wlth a dobule header Double games wlll be played In Bos? ton Saturday, ard the schedule calls for an? other double-header; at New York Monday. That wl)l make a series of flve aramea, The wlnner of tho odd game wlll wln the pen? nant, At least that's the way It looas fjow, hut the c-nmes to-day and to-morrow may make a dlfference. TOLD BY SOCIETY T0 KILL HUSBAND AND HERSELF fspeclal to The Tlmes-pispatch.) . WASHINGTON, ? PA., October 3.-Mr?. A-mella Hindal la under arrast here, charged wlth attemptlng- to klll hor hus? band urider Ihstruollona from a secret or ganlssatlon to whlch she says she" belonga, It ls. alleged tho woman. piaced a rope around the man'a neck while he slept and began ohoklng hlm. He awoke, tore him? self free..and had (he woman .arresjed. Mrs. Hindal, ln Jall, says she-was or l^ered by tho aoclety to klll her hiiBband and then "end hor own Hfo. She had a long knlfe to klll h'ereelf with aftor dolng away wlth her hii3band. The pollce are how looklng for tho offlcars of the aecret I organlaation, :ooo<3Dbooooooooo :IN TH6 ..WORLD OF SPORTS Foot-Ball. Balurday'e foot'ball evenls are regarded *? partlculD.rly Important aa affordlng an Inder to the conditlon of tha blg elevens and ex? poalng the weak spots that need covering ftver beforo tha seaaon la ,ln full awlng. An exjpert oemlon of tho grldlron battlcs :a that none ot thom has served to dlalodgo Prlncc* ton from her posltlon n? leader In the early acaaon'a work. Undoubtedly tha Tlgers Jare to-day further ftdvanoed, better condltlofted and faater than any other collego eleven, Marvard'a opening game waa perhapa mon crltically watched than that of any other eleven. No aecret had been made of tho fact that Cambrldge waa full of prflmli.ng flrat year hiaterlal. A good ahowlng aa a team agalnst Williams had been concedert prior, to th* game. On tho whole, pnrtlsans of Uie Crimeon were IJUIU aallafled wlth th* , work of Captaln UUrlcyJs men, fcven though Williams ia not nearly ao atrong aa last year. The Harvard defonce needs a lot of braclng Just now, but the attack la hotlceably ad- I vanced. I Foot-ball affalra at Yale aro aa yet far from satlsfactory. The men have been playing ! ao far by ahoer welght and strength, and i there la nothlng ln thelr work at thla wrltlng to compara wlth Prlnceton and Harvard. Tha Trlnlty game waa worse thon uselcss aa a practice contest, and may be countcd aa so much valuable tlme thrown away. What th* New Haven eleven seems to need Juat now li an une.xpectedly atlff conteat. Thero la a heap of work ahead of Ell's coachlng ataff. Notwlthstandlng Columbla'a abvlo faults, capeclally the surprlsed defenae towarda th* cloae of the Wealeyan game, foot-ball pros? pects at Mornlngslde aro dletlnctly brlghter than the peaslmlstista are willlng to odmlt. Colurnbla haa relrlevcd practlcally every fumble made ao far thla aeoaon, Strangland and Smyth flgurlng largely ln thls work, ! and ln thla respect the local klckera are | somewhat ahead of rheir blg college rlvul. : Pennaylvanla oheered hor sulmlrers on Satur- J day by showing Improved form agalnst Vlr- | glnla. The aoutherners, however. undoubtedly : were not aa etrong as Swarthmore, and the I game, beyond the praetlr* It afforded, waa of ] small value. The Quaker outi??k Is stlll far i from promlslng. Cornell went through a week of ups and downs. Opening Brilllantty. thn Ithacans play? ed a poor game on Saturday. Fumblfhg dlsln leg-.-ea.ted the elecen, Captaln Lynch provlng Ihe worst offeisder. There Is plenty of ma? terlal,. however, erratio aa It Is, and another week' of hard work wlll be requlred before the ohances of the Cornelllana can bo eafc-ly , dealt wlth. / i In the Ring. Tho latest from the McCoy land of clover ls that tho wlly "Kld" haa agreed to glve Sutlivan a return match, and tnat thoy wiil repeat thelr fistle stunt late In November, when the Ascot race crowd wlll be on hand to awell. the reCelpts. Cy Flnn knocked out Henry Kelly In on* round ln a prlvate bout, at Buffalo, Frlday. It la announced that Jlm Glnder, tia. New York mlddlewelght, who has been actlng as sp&rring partner to Jlm Corbett, Is anxlous to meet Jack OBrien. NEW YORK. October 3.?Jack O'Brlen. of Philadelphia, who la fightlng ln the best form Chese daya, wahts to aettle the dlspiite ques tlon as to who -ls at the head of the mlddle? welght divlslon. Saturday O'Brlen deposlted -11,000 In thla clty aa a forfeit, ready to flght any 158-poundor ln the world for a purse and a slde bet. ln hls defl ho named Bob Fltzslmmops. Tommy Ryan and Kld McCoy, NEW YORK, October 3.?John C. PeterF, a pugtllst, of No. 703 "Blomfleld Street, waa Kllled ln a prize flght at Koehler's Hall, Nnrth Bcrgen, yesterday. and. the shock of tho tragedy affected Mrs. Alexander Koohler, wlfe of tho proprlotor nf tho hall. so deeply that ?he bocame vlolently Ineane. and has been conftned to prevent her dolng herself bodlly Inlury. The blow whlch kllled Petera Is supposed to havo broken a rlb, the Jogged end. of the bone In turn puncturlrg the heart. Four men. tncludlng the man who atruck the blow, are under arrest, and waranta are out for four pollce offlcers at the townahlp, who are ac cuscd of belng the prornoters of tho bout. FIEDING RECORDS IN BIG LEAGUES The followlng records ln the' two blg leagues up to Sunday were as follows: American. PITCHEKS. ... ;-. Owen, Chlcago, .694, leads the pltchers; Plank, .980, is fourth; Henley, .958, Is twelfth; Waddeli, .955, Is fourteenth, and Bender, .009. Is thlrty-slxth. CATCHERS. Sugden. St. Louls. .989, tops the catchers; Schreck. .980, ls second, and Powero, .944, is slxteenth. FIRST BASEMEN. Lachance, Boston .933 leads the flrst base men; Davis .983 ls nlnth. SECOND BASEMEN. Robinson Detrolt .991 leads the second base men; Murphy .943 ls flfth. THIRD BASEMEN. Bradley. Cleveland, .961, leads the thlrd basemen; L Cross, .931., ls flfth. SHORTSTOPS. Wftllace, St, Louls. .941, leads the Bhortstops, M. Cross, .933, Is fourth. OUTFIELDERS. N RoMnson, Detrolt, 1,000, heads the outfleld ers; Seybold, .988, Ia second; Hartsel, .956,. ia fourteenth; Hoffman. .955, ls fifteenth; Plck erlng. .946, is twenty-flrst, and Bruce, .923, Is thlrty-first. PITCHING RECORDS. Chesbro, 36 games won and 9 lost, ls the star pitcher of the league, Athletlcs' work; Plank. 25 won, 16 lost; Waddeli 24 won. 16, lost: Henley, 14 won, 15 lost; Bender, 9 wpn, 10 loet; Coakley, 3 won, 2 lost. National. Brigga. Chlcago; Taylor. New York, and Leever. Pittsburg, each 1,000, lead tho Pltch? ers. Corrldon .918, Is fifteenth; Fraser, .637, ls twenty-fourth; Sparks, .022, Is ?thlrty-first; Duggleby, 900, ls thlrty-slxth; Sutthoff, .882, ls thlrty-elghth. CATCHERS, O'Nell, Chlcago, .975. leads; Both. .924, ls soventeenth; Dooln, .917, Ib nlneteenth. FIRST BASEMEN. Peltz, Cincinnati, 1,000, leads; Lush, .919, Is twelfth. ., _? SECOND BASEMEN. Raymer, Boston, leads wlth a percentago of 1,000; Gleason. .952, Is flfth. THIRD BASEMEN. MeCormlck, Brooklyn .937. leade; Wolverton. .921, is flfth. SHORTSTOPS, Corcoran, Cincinnati, .936. la the loader; Hulswltt, .926, is flfth; Donahue, jS61, Is tenth. OUTFIELDERS. Braln. St. Loujs and Dunleavy are tied for the lead, wlth 1.000 percentage; Thomas, ,982, thlrd; Tltus, .046,"ls nlneteenth; Magee and Lush,". .921, aro tied for twenty-flfth place. PITCHING RECORDS, Thatcher and Durham, of Brooklyn, and Mc Cllnlcv, of St. Louls, load, havlng won tha only 'game they plfciod. Their percentage Is 1,000. Wlltse, New York; 833, is sne/i-d, wlth ten vlctorles and two defeats; McGinnlty ls thlrd, havlng won thlrly-two and lost seven games, a percentage of ,821. Foot-Ball Yesterday. (By Assoclated Press.) At Auburn: Auburn, 44; Unlverslty of Florlda, 0. BY REV. FATHER PONTUR How a Young Woman of Hli Parlali Waa Cured of Consumptlon by Fath -. ? ?r John'o Medicine. WWtlng from LaFargevllle, N. Y.;x on February 7. 1902, Rev. Pr. Joseph Pontur, of 8t. John's parlsh, paid; "One of my parJsriioners, almost dospondont of ever gettliiK cured, glven up by the doctors as a ooneumptlve, upon my flrm advlce ls uslns Fatiier John's Medicine and elnoo has' been constantly Improvlng to the great joy of ber parents and frlends." Agaln, four months later, Rev. Fr. Pon? tur wrltea: "The young woman referred ta ln my letter of February 7, 1003, who wps glven up by all the dootors as a oon sumptlve, contlnueB to Improve wonder fully- by uelng Father John's Medicine." Remember, not a patent'-medlolne, aiiid. free from weakenlng atlmulantB or dan geious drugs-^all pure nonrlahment. Onrea poughs. coldB,'and all throat and |ui)g iroubleo?proventa pneumonla and con? sumptlon. It ls guaranteed tp oiirc con. sumption, and the money ia refunded In any case where it does not do all that la dalmed for It. Flfty yeara ln Uge. Base-Ball. Sevcn thousand persons at the New York Theatre Sunday nlght cheared heartlly when State Senator Thomas F. Grady, ln a rlnglng spcech, prcsentcd the Natlonal League base ball chsmplonshlp pennant to Manager John J. MeOraw a?d ln? members of the New York Bnac-ball Club. All thla happened flt th? end of a llvely vaudoville entortalnmenl. lt waa a bnso-balt hlght. ths snllles on the stftge "hitting off"' the natlonal game, and the Olants ln pnrtlcular ? ? lt waa an occaaion the Jhembcrs of the team wlll long remember, and thos* In the audlene* wfll aqt aoon forget. "Bd." HanloM and Charles H. Bbbets, of the Brooklyn base-ball team, have been busy for ,weeks securlng young playera for next season. 'Tho result Is that thelr club ha; rcserved flfty-four men for next seaaon. Of theae twentyone are pltchera, four catchcrs and the remalnder fleldera. The Now York Amerlcan have a bevy of old Vlrglnla Leaguer* who are tha mamstay of the team. They are Chesbro and Orth, pltchera! Blberfleld, at short, and FultB tn the outfleld. Vletor Wlllla, an old Vlrglnla Leaguer, haa not made a good showing thls year, owlng to tho weaknest of the Boston Nationals, of Whlch he la a, member, Ho Is the greatest flrop ball pltcher ln the business. Chlck SUhh another old Vlrglnla Leaguer, ls playlng a great game for tho Boston Amer? icans. He ls hitting well among the top notchers, too. . , Dan McOahn, formerly of the Lynchburg team. Is one Of the C-ianU who hav,e Just land ed the Natlonal League flag In a runaway CHICAGO.?Edward Johnson, thlrty-three, a member of the old Oftk Park base-ball team. wa* atruck by a batted ball while praotlslng. He attempted to catch a ball mlssed It and was atruck above the heart. He threw the ball back to the batter and fell to the ground, dying lnstantly. .. , In base-ball clrclea Johnson waa wiaely known, having played wlth leadlng teams ever elnce 1895, when ho flrst came Into promlnene* as a member of the old Chlcago Whltlngs. Turf and Track. Canadlans are making preparatlons for an lce raclng circult, whlch wlll Include Ot tawa, Montreal, Peterborough, Klngston, Bellevlllo. Port Perry, Napanee, Barrle, Orllla and other places. The Crescent City Jockey Club, of New Orleans, hBB announced a. number of the stakes for the wintef meeting, whlch beglna on Thankaglvlng Day. Tho Crescent Clty derby, the flrst derby east of the Kockles, wlll have 15,000 added. I/mg ISland society Is expectod to turn out ln large numbera on October 18th. when, ot Nirvano, the setate of W. Oould Brokaw, wlll be held a day"a steeplechaslng and polo pony raclng under the ausplcea of the Natlonal Hunt and Steepleehose Assoclatlon. The stak'aa for to-day wlll be the Ccrlnthtan steeplechase and the Falrvlew for three-year olds. On Wednesday the Hurrlcana for two year-olds and the Bronx hlghtwerght handlcap, one of the autumn serials. at slx furlongs. On Thursday there wlll be a, handlcap steeple? ehose for hunters, also the Hunter handlcap for three-year-old flllles. Frlday ls set apart for the Manchester handlcap' for two year^olds, and the- Dlxlana, a penalty and allowance race at a mile for three-year olds. On Saturday the October ateeplechasr, the nursery handlcap and rnunlcipal handlcap go to mako up a very appetlxlr.g blll of fare, and oh the whole a grand week of sport ls in ?'ore for tho raclng fraternlty. NEW YOBK, OctobeT I.-<-A sale of race horsea In tralnlng. thn property oT varlous owners, was held ln the paddock before the race* at Gravesend Saturday and good prices ruled. The sales of 11,000 or more were: Eagle, ch. g., 3, by Imp. Bathampton-Trouba, G B-. Walters $2,500; Torcello. g. b.. 2,, by Imp St. Gatlen-Tortosa, G. B. Walters, $2,600; Babylon. b. c. 1, by Hastlngs-Nlneveh, W. Mi'ler. 11,150: Leonldaa V. c. . 3, Hamburg, lrap. Bolse, Joe Yeager, K.400: Dlck Bernard, b c, 4, by Imp. Florlst-Veronlca, M. L. Havman, 14,600; Klng Cole. bIY. c, 2, by Hamburg-BIack Venus, J. Gardner. $1,100; Caa clne. ch. c, . 3, by Colonel Wheeler-Early Rose. D. P. Hlner. $1,200;, Wyefleld." ch. h., by Locohotchee-Puzzle, J. B. McQuald," $1,700. GABRIEL PRAISES CUP RACE COURSE (Speclal to The Tlmes-Dlspatch.) NEW YOBjIC, October 3.?One ot. the fore most drlvers ln the Vanderbllt oup race on Saturday is M. Cabrlel, who wlll drlve a De Dletrlch car, 'He arrlved from Parls on Frl? day, and took a trlp over the cojjrse. He sald yesterday that the course Vas better than the Irlsh one.. and that he expectcd ajpftid of "clxty mlles an hour to be made. On the other slde, after petroleum had b%?n lald, lt was swept off,- he sald. and aa thls haa not been done here, there waa some trouble wlth mud. Gabrlel ls twenty-slx years old, and has been an automoblle drlver slnce 1S96. Jr* the La Turble i*c? he started laat and flnished flrst. In the Parls-Bordeaux contest last year. with an entry 11st of 188 starters, he started last and flnished flrst. In the Gordon Bennett cup race In Ireland, he flnish? ed third, after meotlng wlth two accldents. _?,-.?. Tennis Tournament. (By Assoclated Press.) PHILADELPHIA, PA.. October 23,-The twehty-fourth lntercolleglato ohomplonshlp lawn tennis tournanfent opened to-day on the courts of tho Merlon Crlcket Club. The pre llmlrary and flrst rounds of the slngles were complrted to-day. Sulloway, of Harvard, gave Dewhurst. the champlon, a great fight, com pelllng the later to put forth hls best efforts to wln, while Behr. of Yale. played cleverly against Whltmon, of Harvard. Lerpy. who easlly won both of hls matches, wlll meet Whltman to-morrow. GREAT METHODIST DAY. Incendiary Who Burned Mexican Veteran's Home Under Arrest. (BrWal tb T^o Tlmes-Dlspatch.) WAUKER'S FORD. VA., Oct. 3.-Yes terday was a great day among the Metn odlsts of Appomattox. Thoy assembled from all parts of the county to partici pate tn the dedlcation of th# r,iw Mount Comfort Church, In thls nelghborhood. There were at least a thousand persons on the ground. The seatlng capaclty of the church ls between three and four hundred, and- lt was not long before tt was" fllled to lts utmost capaclty. Rev. James Cannon, edltor of . the Chrlstlan Advocate, dellvered a masterly sermon to thoso assembled lh the ohurch, whllo Pre sldlne Elder Read preached to those who' were unablo.to get acoess to tho church. After the mornlng sermons dinner was epread for the multltude. and lt was in? deed a .bountlful repast. After dinner the church waa formally dtdlcated, Rev. H, W. Dunkley, Ita pas? tor; Rev James Cannon and Presldlng Eldor Read particlpatlng. Nearly enough waa reallsied from the collectlon to pay off, the debt. About two weeks ago the home of Mr. J. J. W. Plnnell, near Stji>leton, was destroyed by flre, and ho came very near loslng hls life ln the conflagratlon; as lt waa he was Very badly burned about the fafce hands and feet. Mr. Plnnell ls a veteran pf the Mejclcan War and ls elghty-three yeara of age, though a man of great vlgor. The flre utarted about 3 o'clock ln the mornlng, and was dlscov? ered by hls cook, who llved on the lot, and who Immedlately made an outcry. Mr. Plnnell ls deaf, and It was wlth creat cllfliculty that ho waa aroused from hla Blumber* In tjmo to make hls escape. It was dlscovered that coal oll hfld been poured on the slde of the house, whlch proved ooncluslvely that it waa -of Incen dlarv orlgln. ,, Aganctes were Immedlately employed to diseover the oerpetrator of the d"stardlv crlme, and lt Was not untll Saturday laat that the offlcers of the law aucceeded ln securlng the necessary evl? dence to justify an arreat. Susnldon polnted very atrongly to a negro by the Same of Nep. Moore, who had been drlven oi'f of Plnnell'* premleas and threatened wlth: proseoutlon for ateallng an axe, and they worked along that Une untll they felt they had suftlolent evldence to con vlct him, and immedlately made the ar? rest, Ho waa apprchendod by Bherlff MoKln -ney and lodged In the oounty Ja||. The prellmlnary hearlng wlll take place ne*t Thursday at Beeicham before Justlco Charles F. Button, Colonel C Burka chriatlan, of Amherst, has- been employed for the defensn, nnd Commonwealth'a Attorney ^8, U Fergu aon wlti repr#?ant tho Commonwealth, Mr. Plnnell ls related to thrca-fourtha of the people ln this nelghborhood, and there. ia a great deal of feellng against the pr|a^ oner for atternptlng to burn up. a qulet, Inoffenalve old man, who felt seouM In the bellaf that he had not aa enemji U the world. . GREAT DAY AT MORRIS PARK Sandria and Bcdouin Winners in Race for Sixth Ma tron Stakcs. WORLD'S RECORD" BROKEN Ostrich Wins Jerome Handicap in Fastest Timc Yet Made. (By Assoclated Press.) NEW YORK", Octobor 3.-*H. B. Duryear's Sandria, wlth 101 pounds up, won tho fllllns' half of the sixth matron atakcs of (13,24$ at Morris Park td-day. In dolng so. she mnde a new world's record for six furlonga stralgnt away by golnf the dlstance In 1:08 1-4. The best prevlous tlmo, 1:08 8-4, waa made by John Boden'a Firoarnv in 1899, and y Endu rance by* Rlght In 1901. Bedouln, an added starter, and quoted at 20 to 1. won the colts' half ot the alxth matron atokca of (12,725, by a nock. Oatrich, irtirylng nlnety-three pounda In the Jerome Handicap, broke tha world'a record for one and flve-slxtoenth mlle over tho hlll by nrhnlng the dlstanoe ln 2:13. The old mark ot 2:14 1-4 was mado by Slr Johh In 1,91. Bummarlcs: ? Flrat race?last seven furlongs of Wlthors mlle?Tlberla (9 to 10) flrst, Rawhldo (3 to 1) sojcond. Buckleya (8 to 1). thlrd. Tlme, 1:27 3-4. Second race?tho sixth matron, for eo_ts and geldlnga, value' to wlnner (12,725, the Eclips ecourse-BodouIn (20 to 1) flrst, Olorl flcr (even) second, Dandellon (2 to 1) thlrd. Tlme. 1:09. "??"? Thlrd race?tho sixth matron for fillles, value to Wlnner (13,245, the ? Ectlpse ta*irse-=? Sandria (13 to 10) flrst. Rose'ot Down (10 to 10) .aecond, Bolle Strome (?.to 3). thlrd. Tlmo, 1:08 1-4. Fourth race?tho Jerome handicap, one m.lle and five slxteenths over the hlll?Ostrich (8 to 1) flrst. the SOutherner (18 to 6) second, Outcome (11 to 6) thlrd. Tlme, 2:13. Flfth race?six and one-half furlongs ot the WIthers mlle?Tragcer (4 to 1) flrst Santa Catallna (3 to B) socond, Bulwark (8 lo 1). thlrd. Tlme, 1:20. Sixth race?selllng, the . WIthers mlle? Thlstle Heathe* (7 to 2) flrst, Brlarthosse W to 1) second, Sals (7 to 1) .thlrd. Tlme, 1:40. BEALKD PROPCSALS. Notice To Contractors. Offlce of Clty Eriglnecr, Richmond, Va., October 1, 1001. NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. 6EALED PROPOSALS "WILL BE RE celved at thls offlce untll 6 P. M? Thur? day, October 6, 1901. For PAINTING'OUTSIDE WOOD WORK of Clty Hall. Erectlng STORM DOORS at Clty Hall. KALSOMINING WALLS ln Clty Hall. ' For GRADING and . GRAVEUNG ROADWAY ''at' Riverside Park. 4 A certlfled check for J250 niiist accom pany.each bld, for palnting and kal Eomlnlng. a certlfled check for (100 miast accom pany each bd for erectlng storm doors, and for gradlng and gravelllng. Full lnformation. can be had upon ap plicatlon at this offlce. Tiie Commlttee on Grounds and Bulld lnga reserves the rlght to rojoct any and all blds offered, and to award the contract as a whole or ln separate parts. 1 . W. E. CUTSHAW, City Engineer. Pretty Hands and Dainty Fingers wlth rbao tlnt nalls ls ono. of nature's klndest glfts to woman ahd.lt ha? been said that ,Patrlclan descont only possess thls rich gift. Thls does not hold good in thls, tho twentleth cen? tury. Any lady that will call at our Broad Street Store, Npv214 East Broad Stroet, wlll be treated without cost and convlncod that any one other than a prlncess, wlth proper care, can pos? sess thia rara glft. Through the klnd ness of a lady speclallst. who has re? cently returned from the North, where she went to take lessons and study the care of the halr and hands, wlll be at our Broad Street Store botween 10 A. \M.. and 2 P. M.. every day thls week, and wlll be glad to ,treat the fln ger nalls and glve lnformation on the care of the halr to any laay that wlll call. Twelve Pretcrlptlon Pharmeelite Employed. The Prescription Druggist, Inc. SIxStores, 214 E. Broad St.. Hancoclc and Clay Sts? Bevorly and Randolph Sts., Plno Bt, Pharmaoy, 834 S. Plne St., East Pharmacy, Twenty-slxth and Venable Sts., Eaton Pharmaoy, Twenty-olghth nnd N Sts, Mottoi No Artlcle Sold at Full Prlce, AN Y household article which is now in the way can be readily sold or ex changed by a Tee-Dee Want. Costs only one cent a w.ord. (Ju&rfes AUCTION SALES?Th!s Day. By Oeo. V. Ollver, Auctloneer, 414 W. Broad Street 'Phone 2275. Horse, Wagon and Harness, Roller Top Desks, Furni ture, Carpet, Rugs, Pic- ? tures, Gas Range, Etc, at Auction. 1 wlll sell THIS DAY.Vt 10:30 A. M., 1 Large Work Horse. Truck, Wagon and Harness; 2 Oak Roiler-top Desks, Letter Press, Flles, etc; 1 Cherry-framo Parlor Suit. Morrls Chalrs, Lounges, Cd'uohes, Quartered Oak Bed-room Furnlture, Quartered Oak Sldoboartls, 63x10 foot Dln? ing Tables, Chalrs, Rockers, Hall Racks, 15 Axmln'ster, Velvet, Brussels and other Carpots, Hall and Stalr Carpets, 60 New Rugs, Pictures, 3 Good Drophend and othor Sewlng Machlnes, Odd Bedstends, Bureaus, Washstands, Tables; alao a lot of other goods too humerous to mention. Ladies lnvlted. OEO. V, OLIVFR. Auctloneer. By J. Thompaon Bruivn & Co. AUCTION SALE OP FOUR CHUROH HTLL HOUSES, N09. 1122, 1124. 1126 AND 1128, CORNER TWENTY-EIFTH AND CARRINGTON STREETS. Wo wlll sell by auction to tho HIGHEST b/dder tuesday, october 4th, at b p. * the nbove property, conslstlng of THREE FRAME TWO-STORY TENEMENT8 and ONE DETACHED TWO-STORY DWEL LINO of threo or four rooms, wlth good deep lots. As an lnvestmcnt tho property wlll pay from 15 TO 20 PER CENT., or wlll make snug little homea for peraona of nioderato means. MUST BE SCLD TO CLOSE AN ESTATE. TERMS?One-thlrd cash, balance 0, 12 and 18 months, 6 per cent. Interest, Bectired by deed of truat. J. THOMPHON BROWN & CO., sept 30-4t Auctioneers. By Richmond Auction Co., 1205 East Maln Street. Regular Auction Sale OP FURNITURE TO-DAY. ^AVo wlll sell nt our warerooma, 1203 E. Maln, TO-DAY (Tuesday), October 4th, cur.imenclng at 10:ao, a general flne of Household Furnlture, vlz.: Oak and Wal nut Wardrobea, Sldoboarda, Chamber Suit, White Enamel Bed, Parlor Sults, Buok caae and Secretary, Hat Racks, Coucnes, Rugs, Pictures. Framea, Odd Bcds, Wash stands, Mattreas, etc, etc. Sale poaltlve. Terms cash. RICHMOND AUCTION CO. Geo. It Valentlne, Auctloneer. By John T. Goddln & Co., Real Estate'.Agents and' Auctioneers. auction'sale',: A ? ' - OF A ' . DESIRABLE DWELL1NG ON EAST SlUE OF TWENTY-KIGHTH STREET, BETWEEN BROAD AND MARSHALL STREETS. At tho yequost of the owner (a non-resl dent) wo will sell at publlc auction, on the premlsts, on ' TUESDAY. OCTOBER 4, 1IXV1, at E o'clock P. Mi, the above mentloned two-story and baaemont detached t.nno dwelllng,, known aa No. 311 N. Twenty elghth Street, contalnlng 8 room8, bath, etc. The lot fronts 33 feet and runs back 150 feet to an alley. Located about two aquares from Llbby Park, ln a d?airablo nelghborhood, thls wlll make a nlco home or>a;good paylng investment. ? TERMS?Llheral arid anno'unced at aale. ? JOHN T. GODDIN & CO., sept. 3.1-tds . Auctlonoera. JTIGH CONSTABLE'S SALE. I will 'seif't'at publlc auction on TUES? DAY. tho 4th'day of October, 1904, at 11 o'clock.'.&:.'M...at No. 1306 East Frank? lln Street','the followlng property to sat lafy wrlts ln my hands?To wlt: Bureaus, WardrobeB, Lounges, Washstands, Clocka, Parlor Sultes, Pictures, Rockers, Drug gets. Tablea, Trunka. Lampa, amall lot of Crockery, "Riigs, Luffef 2 Deska. Mir rors, Stove, ;Up'rlght Plano,. Organ, etc, TERMS-^Caah." E. C; 'GARR1SON,- H. C. C. R. '--?? AMUSEMENTS. The Oarnival is 0n! ENTIRE WEEK AT West-End Park. 15?Blg Shows That Thrill-15 Every Afternoon nntl Ni<;ht. I O U Every Nlght Thls Week. A Desnerate Chance By THEO. KKEMAR. Story of the FAMOUS BI0DLE BROS. Matinuos, Tuos., Thur. und Safc. The Confederate Museum. TWELFTK AND CLAY STREETS. Opens dally from 9 A. M, to 6 P. M. Admlaslon, 26 cents. Freo on Saturlay. HOTELS. rTOTFIS WEL4!loGT0N nvixiii0WESTMINSTER Nnw YORK CITY. The WEI.MNGTON, 7th av. & 65th st. Modern, fueproof; telephone every apart- , meut; every room wlth bath; 13.00 per , day end up; also Sultes, fumistied aud , unfuruUhea, by the scasou or year. The "WKSTMINSTER, Irviug place and 18th at., oue block eastof Unlon Square.? Remodeled at a cost of over JIOO.OOO; telephone and electrlc HRhts in every & room ;76 new bathrooma; Kuropeau rates, * [ |l per day and up, ? Also American Plau, $8 pcr day aud up. ? -A. W. EAGUR.- * ***???????????????????t? THE "HENfU CUY INN," ASHLAND, VA. Imroiedlute appllcatlon wlll sueure cholce rooms for the wlnter ln thla modern Uotel. "Stouni hoat, gas, nrtoslaii water." Proprletor and maimgement tho Buine us the past bIx months. 7, It. GATtVi Mnnager, AUCTION SALES, Future Days PUBUC SALE OF A VA LUABLE FARM IN THE COUNTY OV GOOCHLAND. By vlrtue ojt a rtecrea entered by tho Clrcult Court of Gooehland county on the 10th day of August, 1904, ln the chaneery suit of May S. MeCormlck vs. Vlfglnla C. Trice. et als., the underslgned Speclal Commissloner wlll, on the 12TH 11 AV OF OCTOBER, 1904, offer for public sale at 12 o'clock, at Gooehland Courthouse. to the hlghest bld der, a valuable tract of land lylng In Byrd Dlstrict. Gooehland county, known as "Beilefleld," containlng three hundred and seventy-nine acres, more or less, sltuated about flfteen mlles northwest of Gooeh? land Courthouse. Thls' ls a vnluablo plece of real estate, upon which there are improvements in fnlr conditlon, belng tho property upon whlch Adoiph Carrao now resldes, and la a good opportunlty to buy a valuable farm. TERMS?Cash sufllclent to pay tho debt of one thousand dollars, wlth Interest from the 20th day of August, 1902, and the cost of the suit and sale, and tho balanco In one and two years, evldencedv by tho bonds of the purchaser, bearing interest frorn tho day of sale and to bo secured by a deed of trust dn the property. If the property ls not sold on that day the sale will be adjourned until such tlme as the Commissloner may see flt. . D. C. O'FLAHERTY. < Speclal Commissloner. In the Clerk's Ofllco of'tho Clrcult Court of the County of Gooehland. May S. MeCormlck.Plaintiff, agalnst Virginia C-Trice. et als.Defendants. I, Moses T. Montclro, clerk of the said court, do certlfy that the bond reriulred of tho Speclal Commissloner by the decree rendered in said cause on the 23d day of August, 1904, has been duly glven. Glven under niy hand as clerk of tho said court thl.4 21st day of September, 1001. * Muaiiia t. MO?Ti!;itt<J, uierK. sept 27-12t , By Pollard & Bagby, Real ^Estato Auctlonoors, Court Salo by Auction of Thnt At? tractive Two-Story Brlck and Frnmc Dctnchcrt Dwelllng, S. E. Corner of Mnrshnll and Twenty cighth Streets, No. 2801; Largo Lot. In exccutlon of a decree of tho Law and : Equlty /Court In tho suit of Sarah Jano Royster vs. Blanch V. Roano & als., en? tered on September ,24, 1904, I wlll sell by auction, on the prerhlses, on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1901. at 6 o'clock P. M., the above mentlonM property. The dwelllng has 8 or 10 rooms, and Ih well built and sbbstantlal. Lot 65x - 100 feet to alley. TERMS?One-third cash, resldue at <1. 12 and 18 months. 6 per cent. Interest, and tltle retalnod untll all of the purchase money ls paid; or all cash, at the optlon of purchaser. ?" E. M. LONG, ? Spcc|al Commissloner. I. P. P. Winston, clerk of said court, certlfy that the bond requlred of the Speclal Commissloner by the decree ln said causo of September 24, 1904, haa been duly glven. Glven under my hand thls 27th day ot September, 1904. ^. . . P. P. WINSTON, Clerk. sept. 30-tds. ' , ,_ By John T. Goddin & Co., ,Real Estate Agents & Auctloneera. EXECUTOR'S AUCTION SALE OF A VALUABLE LOT ON SOUTH SIDH OP BROAD, BETWEEN MONROE AND" HENRY STREETS; ALSO A LOT ON WEST SIDE OF MONROE, BETWJEEN BROAD AND GRACE STREETS, UPON WHICH THERE IS A LARGE BRICK STABLE. At tho request of the exeeutor of Dr, Creed Thomas, wo will sell at publio auction. on the premlses, on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1904. at 5 o'clock P. M., the above mentloned valuable lot, frontlng 52 feet on Broad Street and runlng back a good depth. Also the lot on Monroe Street, with the' large brlck stable thereon, ? frontlng ? 36 feet and running back 80 feet; occupled for many years as a boardlng and Uvery stable. Thls property will be sold as a whole, or dlvjued as. may seem best at tlme of sale. A handsome three-story brlck store ls now belng completed on the adjolning lot. .Wlth'n a very short, period of tlme there havo been built. In' close *>roxlm!ty to thls property, many substantlal stores, and others are now ln coiirso of constructlon. ?.=?'?,,> No sectlon of Broad Street has a better future for enhancement ln values, and for a goo'd and safe Investment thls property offers many advantages. TERMS?Llberal and announced at sale. JOHN T. GODDIN & CO~ Auotloneers. oct 2-tds. -?????-?? By Pollard & Bagby, Real Estate Auctloneera. AUCTION SALE* OP SIX BEAUTIFUL LOTS ox Randolph and Dance Sts. EVT3RY LOT OFFERED TO GO TO HIGHEST HIDDER. We wlll sell. by auction, on THURSDAY, OCTOBER C, 1904, at 6 o'clock P. m.. the above mentloned seven lots, front'ng on Randolph Streetj some blg and some llttle. ? TERMS-^25 cash; balance, $8 monthly and Interest._ -. :-^?\ s POLLARD & BAGBY. oct 2-tds. Auctloneers. By Geo. V. Ollver, Auctloneer, 414 W. Broad Street. 'Phone 227o. Pnwnbroker's Auction Snlo of Unro decmed Pledgcs, coneistlng of Dia nionils, AVatches, Jewclry, Plslols,, Guns, Clothlng, Etc. I wlll soll THURSDAY, October 6, 1904. at 10:30 A. M., for D. Glllman, No. 213. W Broad Street. Partles havlng imre deemed pledges must renew or redeem sume before flay of sale. sunio uo w _, G1LLMAN. Proprletor. C. C. Brldgcs, Stuto Auctloneer, Geo. V. Oflver, Salpman._ REAL ESTATE?For Sale. ??; Farms & Ashland Property for sale, convenlent to good riiarkets. PRANK H. COX, Real Estate Agent, Ashland. Va. _< FARMS, MILLS. ETC, FOR SALE. CATALOGUE FREE. GEO. E. CRAWFORD & CO? . 803 E. Main Street. REAL ESTATE?For Rcnt. FOR RENT. 1102 Floyd Avenue, EIGHT ROOMS. BATH, HOT AND OOLD water and all*modern convenlences; spe. clat Inducoments for Immediate tenant. Apply D. S. IIARWOOD. 1214 East Cary Street._ EXCURSIONS. MRS. GILL'S SELECT Excursion to Washington MON- AY. October 10, 1904 ROUND TRIP, 13.60. Traln wlll leave Broad and Hancock Streeta at 9 A. M.; returnlng, wlll leavo Washington Wedneslay, Oct. 13, at8P. M, . , " ???."???it?' REMOVAU NOTICE. /.jiLU, a ii i i -i ' ?.-' -???!'?? '.?.? p.... ,..n IHVl.VG E. OAMl'HBLL Has Removed Hls Law Offlce to th? N?w AMERICAN NATIONAL 1IANK mJlUMXti.