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WHAT THE MEN ARE WEARING The fashionable man is already figuring on what he shall wear the coming win ter. In these days of well-dressed mascu linity every one, whether he be dude, or plain matter-of-fact business man, strives to keep within the radius of "good form," as far as clothes are conoernd. Regarding the dude, he is in a stage of evolution. No more can he ape tlie eccentricities of English attire. Dud ism has dropped England and taken up Scot land. Perhaps in a few years Ireland will be the center of attraction. Tho game of golf lias much to do with this. Scotch plaids, of course, in subdued hues, 'heather" suits and other external sym bols of Scotland will be the propel caper. Just how far the fad will extend only the individual eccentricities of the "Willie boys" can tell. Aside from this the fashions for the fall and winter season are unique, for the reason that they are built upon founda tions of common sense"ana"comfort. Any man can dress fashionably without ap pearing dudish. Of course iv every com munity there aro some benighted indi viduals who insist upon exaggerating the prevailing modes in the hope of being deemed ultra-fashionable. They are the "Willie boys." Aside from furnishing a fruitful theme to the cartoonist their mission in life is a blank. The knickerbocker fad has not yet reached the point where the makers of sensible fashions have seriously settled? down to the task of meeting it. They regard tbat as a work of the future. The question of colored evening clothes, so often raised, has also been left in abey ance until the knickerbjeker fad takes definite shape. For the men who follow strictly in the narrow path of fashion the sack coat is permissible up to tbe luncheon hour. Then tbe frock or cutaway coat is worn up to dinner time, when the dress suit is donned. Rusiness men, uo matter how much they may be inclined to follow the modes, do not keep an auxiliary ward robe in their offices, and consequently the The New Sack Coat •ack suit can be worn all day without offending any of|tho dictates ot good taste. The sack suit should worn complete of tbe same cloth, unless a double breasted coat be worn, when trousers of another pattern ran be substituted. For the coming season the single-breasted aacK will be of the three.button variety, although very tall men can wear the tour button coat, as an offset to height. Thir ty-one inches is the right length for men of average height—five, feet eight inches - the back banging straight from the shoul ders and slightly narrower at tbo hips than last year. If the four-mitton coat be worn the vest should be completely covered, but in the three-button style, the coat should bo cut away. so thai one button of the vest is vitiblt. The coat should be shapely at the waist, the .-boul ders of natural width and as square as possible without padding. The collar is cot higher than for summer wear, with notch widths of one and tnrec-eigbth Inches anu a roll about six inches long. They will havo Bin gle-st I tolled edges, pocket Saps to go in or out, and sleeves Tented to close with two buttons The double-breasted sack will be much worn wdien tbo cold weather sets in. It is an inch longer than tbe sack ami the back sets tbe same as in the sack. The collar will be long, with the lapels decid edly penned ami in widtO three inches. Tbe sleeve will be linished wiih a three button vent. Either three or four rows of buttons can be worn. Cheviot will be the most popular mate rial for these suits, lirown, green and red blcndings, or what is called "heather mixtures, ' are tlie proper colors with plaids—the favored pattern. In tho dou ble-breasted sacks solid mixtures should be worn. The eccentric bell-shaped frock coat is a thing of tbe past. Last year tin' flock coat was foiled in at tbe waisi with tbe ends of tbe skirt reaching far below the knee and flaring out iv grotesque style. For an average man the length of the '96-'9u' frock coat is inches to tbo waist and 21}4 inches from the waist to skitt bottom. Lamb's wool, worsted, cheviots and vicunas for the coat and vest, and moderate Iv striped woolens or wortted for the trousers are the correct materials. Diagonals hava passed into oblivion for the frock and cutaway. Ibe collar will be extremely long, will meet tbe lapels flush, and will ba about two inches wide at tbo ends and a trifle narrower at the back center. Tbe lapels will be very decidedly peaked, will aver age two and a balf inches in width at the top, three and an eighth at the breast and two and a half at the bottom, will be evenly spaced for live buttonholes and will turn to the third. The edges will be olind or prick-stitched j tbe silk will be extended to the buttonholes and tbe >leeve tinish will be a three-button vent. The skirts will have considerable full ness at tbe top to deline the hips, will be of liberal width at the bottom, and will have the back plaits sharply creased; that is, they will De French pressed. The vest oan be worn double or single breasted. The indications arc that the fancy-colored waistcoat will be revived, but the patterns will be less audible than in tormer years. If single breasted, tha The New Cutaway veit should be 25>-£ inches iong, with an opening of from 14 to inches anil to closi with live buttons. The double breasted waistcoat should be Hi inches lung, with wellpeukcd. cut-off lapels, and to close with four buttons. The cutaway coat of the coming season will lack the freakish features of the present garment. It will be made in the sann> materials as the irock coat and will generally close with three buttons. The absurd dove tail has been abolished and the dudes who loved to strut about with the long, hanging tails Muttering in ihe breeze, will have to select some new sub ject for their extravagant devotion. For the average man tbe total length should not exceed :io inohes.and the skirts should be well rounded to medium width at the bottom. Trousers for all suits are also under tho reign of king common sense. Tbe peg top is a tiling of the past and the ankle spring will not, be tolerated. Tbe proper width at the knee is nineteen inches, and at tbe bottom seventeen inches. Evening suit trousers should be half an Inch nar jower. Theie is not much change in tbe styles of evening dress. The peaked lapel* on tbe coat has been restored to favor at the expanse ol the shawl roll. Tbe skirts will not be as pointed as last year, but tbo shield effect will slill be carried out in lbe ves'. The materials should be of soft finished and dull-faced goods, glossy cloths having gone out of fashion. Ihe waistcoat. If of the same mateiral as the coat, should be single-breasted. Waist coats of silk or Marseilles can be double- j The Latest in Overcoats breasted, closing with three buttons and with a collar of medium width. In overcoats tbe only new thing ia the Spanish mantle, which should only be worn to some festive function in the eve ning. The Spanish mantle takes the placo of tbe Inverness coot. Tha latter baa always been a great manutacturcr of pneumonia and has fallen into disfavor. The Spanish mantle con be tightly wrapped about the body. The short Cov ert coat, just long enough to cover a sack coat,will be the popular autumn garment, while for colder weather tbe Cbeaterrield and surtout will be the correct things. The usual length of the Chesterfield LOS ANGELES HEBAI/D: STJISTDAY OCTOTiETI 27, 1895. should bo forty-two inches in length, hanging fairly close to the tinure and without the exaggerated back flare of tho box coat. Z Altogether, tlie sensible man can follow tho new styles without feeling that he is making a guy of himself. SHE WILL TURN OUT NEW WOMEN Dr. Mary Walker's farming scheme, where unly women who will bind them selves to a life of celibacy while members of the community and to wear bloomers for life are to be eligible, is progiessing. "We will all live in a large, commodious farm housj, for which I am having plans prepared " said Dr. Walker "Kveiy member will hava ber own room. Tortieres will take the place of doors. Steam will be employed tor heating pur poses, and there will be bathrooms and every convenience to be found in a well regulated and modern bouse. I shall give my personal nipervision to the estab lishment. Members, however, will jlect officers twice a year to conduct it. There will be an auditing board to look after all accounts, an improvement board to look alter improvements ot the property, and a governing board. •'lt shall be tbe duty of the chairman of the latter to report all infractions of the rules by the members. There will be two judges chosen. One will have powers similar to a police magistrate. The other will have a position analogous to our general term. Those accused of infractions of the rules will be tried by a jury of live, and if not satistied with the Judgments of the liwer courts, they can appeal to me. 1 will sit as a corut of last resort. "If we should get into our fold unde sirable women, who tlirt or gad about with men w hen they go to market or on any other occasions, tbey will, after suit able warning, be expelled. All women of good character, between the ages of 15 ami 85 years, are eligible to memebrship. 1 am certain that tnetarm can be made to support fifty or seventy-five persons. Each member will have a share in the profits after the expense for board and clothing bas been deducted. The re mainder will go into the general fund for betterments and tbo purchase of adjoin ing lands. "Any member will, after throe years,in tbe community, be eligible to retire, taking witb ncr the amount of the initi ation fee. if one has been charged, and seven-eighths of her shore of tho earn ings, the other eighth to go into the gen eral fund. My object is to educate and to turn out new women. They will be women who have govern themselves. 1 expect lots of politics in tbo community. It will not all be farm work. There will be many hours each day for study, and the curiiculum will be as broad and ex tended as tbat in any of our universities. There will be frequent lectures in a large assembly room I propose to have and current literature, politics and ques tions oi the day will lie discussed. The : members can ride bicycles and a num ber will he kept for tneir use. There will lie horses, but no side saddles. My girls will rido astride, as do tho men. " I wiil not make rules that defy all tho laws of nature and exact pledges binding for life. That of dress will ba the only life pledge that will ba asked. Tbe site se lected for tbe colony is a delightful one, in the very heart of the finest fruit country in New York state. Several acres of the land have been use in raising tbo famous Oswego county strawberries. There is a fine apple orchard, several hundred pear trees, and four acres de voted to vineyard. It is a beautiful place, and unless all my plans fail it will be a pafreoi garden of Eden, but without an Adam. "What will it be called? January Ist next I hope to be able to announce the name. It has not yet been selected." The doctor is enjoying good health, and bar plans arc being carefully made. Many prominent women of this city interested in the advancement of women have been consulted ami approve the scheme. — Xew York Herald. Sweetest Sound to Counsel for the Defense Thu great Dan Voorhees of Indiana ami the equally great, if not so celebrated, Joe Mann of Danville, once defended a man charged with murder in Edgar county. This case was a serious one for tbe defenuant, and Voorhees and Mann exhausted their talents in nis defense, with scarce a hope of successfully prov ing his innocence. The trial was long and bitterly contested; the jury was out for hours, aud finally tbis verdict was read in court: "We, tbe jury,find the de fendant not guilty." As tbe reailin; of the verdict broke the stillness of lue court root , Voorhees sprang to his feet, seized Mann hy the arm with a clutch that nearly took a pieco out, and in a hoarse, commanoing whisper said: Come on 1 Let's take a walk.'' They left the court room and walked in "Hence down the street for some distance. Then Voorhees stopped, laid his band on Mann's arm, ami said impressively : "Joe, you're a good citizen, and I be lieve if justice is done you you'll get to beaven. We are told tbat in that land of perfect peace and rest there snail be heard such music as mortal ear has never heard. Sweet tones will ring on every side; grand bursts of song will rise from myriad happy souls in praise of tneir Redeemer; murmuring melody will Moat along on every balmy breeze, and exquis ite music will everywhere nnd forever thrill the ecstatic senses of the n'.est. Hut, Joe, in Ibat heavenly land you will never hear a sound so sweet to human ear as tlie utterance of ttisae words: 'We, the jury, find the defendant not guilty.' Now let's go and take a drink."—Olii cago Heralu. Not Posted on (lolf In Newport tho past week there has been much amusement over the tele graphic wires of the local operators in sending off the reports of the gidf tourna ment on at tho grounds there. The terms are quite new to citizens of tne Unified States, says the Providence Journal, and it was extremely difficult for operators to get on to them. While tbo scoring is quite tbe opposite from the usual of this country, it was not an infrequent thing lor an operator at the other end of the line to state that he bad not taken the score correctly and asked to have it repeated for correction, for he found Ihe winner re: Ily bad a lets total than Ihe loser, which seemed to bo entirely con trary to sports that they were acquainted witb. Wild roses were picked on on Cushings Islan, near Portland, last Tuesday. AN ITALIAN HORSE RACE The Palio, a Turf Event One Thousand Years Old RUN IN A CITY'S CENTER An Historic Festival for the People of Siena Houses Are Padded to Protect the Horse and Jockey When He Runs Into Them ROME, Sept. '20. —If any American horseman could ace an Italian horse raco as it is conducted in one of the provin cial towns he would probably fall dead with surprise and disgust, or he might pass into tbe great unknown in spasms of laughter. Hut to a man who does not take a serious view of the noble sport* and has die capacity for enjoying the unique and picturesque in all forms, the Italian horse raco is an extremely inter esting event. Anyone who has seen the derby of England, the grand prix of France or the suburban of Amereia can understand tbo wild enthusiasm of the multitudes who witness tbo running of tbe races. The vast tracks which represent expenditure! of hundreds ol thousands of dollars, tho j A Pan tier-Hearer horses and jockeys. ad of them costing fortunes, tho months of preparation, all excite the public mind to enthusiasm. But this enthusiasm is a ?priog-liko zephyr compared with the tumultuous uproar and oyclonio excitement which tills an Italian crowd wben one of its historic races is being run. Tho oldest turf erent in tno world per haps is the palio of Italy. It ia run in the ancient republic of biena, now an almost unknown place to the rest of the world. This race is almost a thousand years old and, it is claimed that in all that time a year bas never passed with out its being run and won. More than tbat, it is managed precisely as it was many centuries ago, when the'dead game sports of tbe Mlddlo Agea loat and won THE RACE TRACK fortunes on it. These facts in themselves are sufficient to account for the great in terest in the palio. Hut there are many other reasons. The race is run on .the Plaza de Oaropo, and the field with the exception of minor details lias practically remained unchangei for centuries. The track is Situated almost in the hearl of the city, being surrounded by public building's, churches and dwellings. It is in the form of a half circle, narrow* in some places and wide in others and exceeding ly dangerous because of the streets, which run into it. The straight line running from one sine of the circle to the other, makes two very dangerous turns for the horses and in rounding these sharp coi r- -s they frequently run into the houses •it 4a other sole of the street. Assume Ser.ous accidents have hnrpenod, tho The Trophy of Victory fronts of these houses nre now padded with tied tuatresses, ao wlipn'a horse gel lops headlong into them, his rider bas a soft spot to fall into. If the Suburban were run around tha Seventeenth street end of Madison sqiiaie in New York it would Do much tbe same as the race in Hiena. The folio breeds ihe most inienso an tagonism in Siena. In the early history of Siena as a republic it was divided Into about forty contrades, which correspond to the wards or districts of au American city. But in tbo uld days each contarde was a little city in itself, having separate muncipal luwb, a separate church, and a separate treasury. It was only when Siena was threatened by an outside foe that the contrades combined to compter the. enemy. When not lighting with out siders, they, like many families, fought among themselves, and the rivalry to surpass each other in all things was most herce. This rivalry has been handed down from one generation to the other and is as intense today as ever. In its most prosperous times the city bad liftv nine contrades but today thero are but •eventeen. As the most peaceful way of settling the vexed question of the superiority of ono contrade ovor all tho others, some master mind nine or ton centuries ago hit upon a horse race; each contarde to enter a horse and trust the rest to Dams Fortune, for thero n?ver was a bigger gamble than a horse race in Siena. The veriest plug that ever lived would stand a good chance against a Salvator, and, in fact, would stand a batter chance, for tbo high spoed of tno last horse when rounding the sharp and narrow corners would probably carry him into tbe mat tresses Danaed up on tbe houses. Owing to the extreme danger of the track only ten horses have been allowed to run during tbe past few years. There are prelimiary competitions' and the best ton horses and riders out of tho seventeen aro selected for tho great event. Tbe contarde left out in the cold shouts and enthuses for ins nearest neighbor witb an entry, and gets almost as much excite ment out or the race ns if it had a horse of its own. The only prize is the Paho, a white satin banner with golden tassels and cords, bearing pictures nf the Holy Vir gin and the arms of the city and tbo date of the victory. When tbe ten horses have been soleoted, which II done about live days before the race, the intervening time is occupied in training the horses and riders tn make the ciicuit of the dangerous track at top speed. The horse that can hug tbe rail tho best and swerve tbe least in making the turns usually has tbe best chance. But that makes little difference in tho wagers. Each contrade stands loyally by its horse, no matter how certain a loeer lie may be. Wben the morning of tho day of the race comes around each horse is taken to the church of oontrado it represents and blessed. Each contrado has a tribune, or stand, erected at tho course and from there watch tho race. Tney march to the stand in separate processions, and head ing each contrade is a group of eorgeously attired banner bearers clad in the oos tumes of the middle ages. They bear in triumph tbe banners won in previous struggles, and the flags of all the cities and towns which wore once subject to tbo republic of Siena. Following the banner bearer comes the horso which will race. He is led by his rider and attnded by twelve assistants. All of them are gaily dressed and tbe horse is almost smothered in a cloud oi richly embroidered harness, saddle cloths and other paraphernalia. All tho time the rank and tile of the contrado ore cheering for its horso and the rival cries make a fearful uproar. The banner bear ers as tbey near tbe scene of tlie race be gin a peculiar dance, waving the banners and frighten tne excitable horses until they dance about m a wild frenzy. All the superfluous harness is then re moved from tho horses and soon they aro ready for the race. Each rider is banded a long Whip, whlo . rather strangely, is not to bo used on bis own horse, hut for a more effective service, that of beating back tbe rival horses by switching them across the fnce during the race. This would mako an American race goer start a riot, but tho Italians regard it as a part of a jockey's education,and the man who is expert in the work of fouling another 1101*80 .s esteemed a line rider. A pistol shot starts the horses on the race. The jockeys shout like Heads, tho horses wabble all over tbo little track, the multitudes go mail, the riders com mit a hundred fouls, and in a short time the race is over. The man on the win ning horse never stops urging his mount until be is safe in front of tbe tspntrade he represents, and bo implores his peo ple to liroteot him against the vengeance of the rieaten ones. Tho women and men kiss tne horse and tbe jockey, and sur ronding the latter carry him on their shoulders to the judges where they see fiat he is awarded the much-coveted banner. The festival continues for two days, the people of the victorious contrade spend ing much money in entertaining their defeated friends. The Vanderbilt Men Cornelius and Willie K. Vanderbilt are opposites. I never heard anyone speak of th elder as Coiny, Cornele or Nele, while everyone speaks invariably of the young er as Willie K. Thoso names tell the story. Cornelius is tall, spare, ascetio in appearance, with little make-believe whiskers by bis ears, an eye of kindly keenness, good teeth, manners pleasant but, reserved. He might be taken for a fairly well dressed Methodist minister. He never speculates, keeps no fast horses, has no yacht, is much interested in church matters, gives with discreet liber ality, and attonds to the business of his ollice witb the intelligent interest and methodical regularity of a man of affairs. Willie X, is a born speculator, takes big risks, and of late years very successfully. He has long been a yachtsman. ■ I doubt if any man could teach him bow to play cards'. He knows little about horses, but is now investing in them. He stands about tbe same height as his brotber, but with a stockier build. He looks yoanger, jollier, and, in spile of his divorce, hap pier. Itotb men are particularly fond of thilorou and anxious for their welfare. The present generation of Vanderbilts uphold tne name worthily. Cornelius is regarded as a first-class man of business, William Iv. as a bon vivant, witb sprious interludes; Frederick is ns yet a smnll investor, without much caro for tno plea sures of society, and Georgo considers himself favorably as a fair promisor al ong the lines of literature. — Chicago Tinies-Herold. He Paid His Pine in Cappers Handi Iph Wernicke was lined $1.1 nnd costs by Justice Underwood Thursday morning. Wernicke promenaded tbe streets late Tuesday night looking for trouble. He found more than he looked for wben an officer headed him off and conveyed him to tbe lockup. "All right,' said lie, whon tne fine bad been imposed. "I'll settle up." and walking to Clerk Heller, who sat in his wire cane, he thrust, threo shot bags tilled with pennies through tbo window uf the wire network. "There, clerk," said the prisoner, "you'll lind that correct." 'You'll hear from me by Christmas," snapped Heller, as lie poured the con tents on the de«k before him and then looked with indignation at the departing Randolph. It took one hour and twenty minutes, ry tbe clock, to count the money, and at the end of thai time it was found to b« correct. After court was over for the day Clerk Heller walked one mile and a half trying in vain to dispose of the pen nies. At ii oclock he returned hump shouldered to tbe armory, and, after put ting hil ballast in the safe, tried to in duce Desk Sergeant Mike White to issue a warrant for the rearrest of Wernicke on a charge of malicious mischief.—Chicago Inter-Ocean. Herrings Know of Approaching Storms Herring, it has now been discovered, havo a wunderful electro-magnetic sense, by which they a'o able to detect when a storm is approaching. Tbey also know which way it will blow and so can go out into deep water or keep in tbo shelter of the shore as may suit them best. The czar of Russia has issued a decree warning duelists that they will incur severe punishment if they continue the practice. Tbe royal displeasure will ex tend also to those who encourage duel ing. Those who know und love the Words worth country will jearn with regret that tho old rectory ut Ciiasmere. where the poet prepared Tbe Excursion for the press, has been razed to tho ground. ODD TRICK BILLIARDS Some ol the New Shots Made by Experts THE TRADE'S QUEER FACTS Where Materials for a Billiard Outfit Come From The Making of Billiard Balls Is Causing the Extermination ot the Elephant Tiick billiards is becoming a more popular pastime each year and there are dozens of men touring the country today who are making fat incomes Jd>y their ability to make tlie small ivory spheres do the moit extraordinary things. When tho humble origin of the scien tific game is called to mind these tricks become all the more wonderful. The present game is really the outcome of a child's toy. The children of many cen turies ago amused themselves hy a small scaffolding, shaped somewhat like a gal lows and fitted with a slate. A ball was attached to the slate and tbe game con sisted in knocking over a pin fashioned somewhat like a imall nine-pm. Subsequent elaborations cf this toy brought about a crude table and the game A Fine Draw attained tbe dignity of rolling one ball with tho hand so that it rebounds from a second ball to a third It was a long timo after tbis before a one was thought of, and several Jater generations content ed themselves with tbis play, until somo master mind conceived the Idea of elastic cushions. This caused the tinal revolu tion of tbo game and made it possible to perfect it to its present degree of science. Looking at billiards from a commercial standpoint, it has become ono of the most unique of tbe industrial world. All quarters of the globe have to he searched for tbo necessary material for a lirat class outfit, while the skilled labor it em ploys earna millions in wagea yearly. All of tbe fine tables art made ot the The Bottle Trick liiehist (.rade of mahogany, that coming from Honduras, Mexico and Cuba tho best for the purpose. It is purchased in square logs.which are kept in store for six or eight years before tbey can proper ly be used. A largo billiard table manufacturing concern sometimes has $100,000 tied up iv mahogany logs all tne time. There is a deal of work about a fine billiard table of which tho ordinary play er of tbe game knows nothing. Tbe legs are all hand carred and only tho most expert mon in the craft aro employed in the work. A Difficult Shot The slate used for the bed of the rable must oe carefully selected and made as true as tne most delicate piece of ma chinery. In the average table there are 2000 pounds of this slate, which is used in slabs of 400 pounds each. Five slabs are generally used. TbJ best rubber for the cushions is tbat grown in tbe most isolated parts of l'ara, near the mouth of the Amazon. Where these caoutchono trees grow the climate la most deadly, owing to tne malarious character of the soil, and tbe natives can only be induced to collect tbe rubber by very high wages for that country. Woods from all parts of tbe world are iiaerl in tho making of the cues, bwt the average cue ia made of carefully seasoned ash fitted into an ebony handle. The cue appears to be a simply made instrument, but there are so few really good ones made tbat when a professional player co men across one hundreds of dollars would not induce him to part with it. I'layers become attached to a cue. like a musician loves a particular violin. The greatest science aud skill is required in ttie making ol tbe balls. Jt is not gen erally recognized that the came of bil liards is slowly but surely accomplishing the obliteration of the elepahnt in his wild and native shape. Hundreds and thousands of elephants are Killed annual ly in Africa and Asia for tho ivory in their tusks. Only ten billiard balls can bo made from the two tusks of a full grown elephant. There aro about 2400 billiard halls sold each month by tbe great dealers to the smaller dealers. This in itself represents the ivory from 210 elephants. Multiply that by twelve and it is easy to see the inroads made annually upon tho eljphant species. There are not more than a dozen large makers of billiard balls tho world over, and each one ot these firms is looking for the day when ivory will no longer bo on the public market. They are all accumu lating a large reserve stock, and it la said in tbe trade that one Now York con cern bas a surplus stock of 15,000 balls with a market value today of close to $70,000. Ton years from now this concern expects that this reserve will be worth almost double the money. Within the past fifty years the price of a set of ivory billiard balls has increased nearly MO per cent. A lirst class set to day costs between $26 and $30, while a half century ago thoy could be bought for ono-sixth of that sum. Much uf the in crease lias ocurrod during the past d-d --cade, and the values arc steadily going up. The men who make tlie balls must bo expert judges of ivory. There are unly certain portions of the tusk which can bo used, and it is necessary to avoid the rest, otherwise an imperfect ball will be turned out. Thero aro hundreds of billiard ball turn ers in this country, but very few experts. Absolute accuracy in the production of a perfect sphere is essential, the ball must be of a certain diameter to the hundredth part of an inch, and must weigh so much and not tho thousandth part of an ounce more or less. Some of the new est trick shots aro shown in the accom panying illustrations. The bottle trick is an exceedingly difficult one. Hy a quick and hard twist of tho wrist the cue ball after striking tbo object ball jumps into the air, and from the effects of the "English" put on it, swerves against the hall on tbe top of the bottle, knocking it off. The old-fashioned way of doing this trick was to mako the cue ball fall into an up-turned hat, ana while it was a very hard shot, the bottle shot is much moro difficult. Another most difficult shot is shown in the cut, where five balls are placed in a row at tbe head of the table, tho ball being nearest the cushion. In the shot, a masse, the cue ball hits the hall nearest tbe side cushion ana then makes a series of mathematically perfect semi-circles, striking each of the remaining four halls and tbe cushion alternately. Not one trick billiard player in a hundred can do this sbot. A tine draw shot is shown in the third cut. 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