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THE niCHJIOXD PAIXADITJ3I AND' Stm-TEIEGRAII, ZXOXDAY, APR1X 28, lCOD.
Jf AGE TWO I1EADIIIG CLOSE iS REPUDL1CAT1 PRIMARY FIGHT The Election Will Be Held Just One Week From Today and The Contest Is Now on in Earnest. ED HARRIS SHOWING INCREASED STRENGTH He Is Feared by the Zimmer man and Gordon Forces And His Friends Are Flock ing to His Banners. The last week of the republican pri mary campaign, began In earnest to day. AH the various cross currents of the last few weeks are clearing up and in many places the sentiment to day, with the election only one week off is that Harris is in the lead and is the strongest candidate to lead tbe re publicans to victory in November. Harris is making; great headway. His friends are' flocking to him and the anti Zimmerman and anti Gordon forces are uniting on him. . ... There are other offices than mayor for which the republicans will select their nominee out the mayor's' race Is attracting all the Interest. The can didate for city clerk has no opposition and the. treasurer's office has been abolished. Several .warm heats will be paced in the council event. In some wards minor topics have entered as the basis for contest. If a candidate favors a certain improvement, he is approved by a faction of the ward res idents, and those against the improve ment oppose him. ' .. Councilmen-at-Large. In the councilman-at-Iarge contest there are four, men to chose and this leaves plenty of room for speculation as to the outcome. At this time it looks as if it. wouldn't be very hard to rick three of them at least. The candidates for this office have to can vass the entire city and the most of their work i Is being done at night. House to house visits have been pro ductive of results. The best known men seem to be standing the best chance to win. as a voter on Soutn Twenty-third street has . as much to say about the final selection as one, who resides on School street. Is Classic Event. But the mayor's- Tace is the only real for sure classic event on the card Zimmerman is believed to be handi capped by bis past . performances and this prevents him being backed very heavily. Gordon is a good goer on a muddy track, bat has no condition that makes the Wise ones believe he has a chance when running without boots. Morgan is known to be carry ing a big load and Deuker lacks any thing that creates confidence. This leaves Harris the favorite and the odds are in his favor. 'Within the last few days, there Las come a turn In the tide that makes the friends of the young secretary be lieve nothing can beat him. Many old r voters in the party have become convinced that Harris is the only man who can manage to pull the party through another conflict with the dem ocrats. - They Bay Zimmerman and Gordon are both doomed to defeat at the election, because of the countless influences ' that are' arrayed against them. Those mass meetings of four years ', ago at which protest against Zimmerman's election was made have hot been 4 forgotten. The sore spots inflicted on the party by Gordon's in vidious editorial comment in his news- . paper have ' not ' been healed by the oratorical salve recited at the opera house and on the street corners. The antagonism that he has presented againBt the city committee has not helped-strengthen, his declarations he is the only unsullied dove of peace in tne party. . j , Harris Looks 8trong. Friends of Harris confidently be- ... iv . h - i ... . neve ne wiu win out. He has no per eonal enemies to knife him and this will prove an important asset. , .The sober thinking voter Is coming to real ise It must be Harris to save the party and it is tb Harris alone the office can be given with credit to the party. He is not the candidate of any clan or clique.. He is not ambitious to be a boss and does not expect to use his po sition to organise a political machino. Zimmerman and Gordon both have been connected with the game of poli tics as it has been played in Richmond for several years and Harris cornea be fore the voters with clean hands, ua prejudiced judgment, and an honest ap peal for honest support from men who ' have the best interest of the party at stake. C00FK1EMEIIT MY PROVE TO BE FATAL Insane Man at Jail Is in Bad Condition. There is a possibility that the en- farced confinement or Joseph Halsley. Insane, at the county jail, may prove fataL lie Is In poor physical as well a mental condition. He raves almost niriintlT His axe enfeebles him. but at times he displays remarkable Lured By the Great White Way rfgT4' W vfrj Vw7 S George L. Cheever. aged 22 years of Andover, Mass., forged checks to the value of $18,000 to lead a fast life in New York. HOLDS REDS ONE HIT Camnitz, Pitching Great Ball For Pirates, Wins 2 to 1 Game. RESULTS OF OTHER GAMES NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won Lost Pet. Cincinnati .. .. V. .7 4 .636 Boston .. .. .. .. ..4 3 .571 Chicago . . . . . . . . ..-54 .556 New York ......... .3 3 .500 Philadelphia.. .. .. ..3 3 .500 Pittsburg ........ ..4 5 .444 Brooklyn .. .. 3 4 .429 St. Louts .. .. .. .. ..4 7 .364 AMERICAN LEAGUE. Won Lost Pet. New York.. .. .. .. ..6 2 .750 Detroit . ... . .... .7 3 .700 Boston.. .. .... .. ..4 4 .500 Philadelphia.. .. .. -.4 4 .500 Chicago .. .. .. .. ..4 ; 5 .444 St. Louis .. .. .. .. ..4 5 .444 Cleveland .. .... .. ..4 6 .400 Washington .. .... i.2 6 .250 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Won Lost Pet. Milwaukee 7 2 .778 Louisville .. .. .. .. ..8,3 .727 Indianapolis .. ... ..'.7 ' - 4 .636 Minneapolis .. .. .. ..6 4 .600 Toledo. . . . .6 5 .545 St. Paul .. .. ... .. ..4 5 ,444 Kansas City .. .. .. ..2 8 .9 Columbus.... 1 10 .091 RE8ULTS YESTERDAY. National. League. St. Louis 4; Chicago 5. Cincinnati 1; Pittsburg 2. American League. Chicago 1; St. Louis O. Detroit 3; Cleveland 0. American Association. Columbus 4: Louisville 1. Milwaukee 2; Kansas City 1. Toledo 6; Indianapolis 3. Minneapolis 5; St. Paul 6. Cincinnati, April 26. Camnitz, pitching for Pittsburg, held Cincinnati to one hit Sunday, Mitchell's triple in to the crowd in the fifth, inning alone preventing a shutout in hits and runs. The pirates won. 2 to 1. Camnlts also failed to give a base on balls or hit a batsman. Abstein of the Plttsburgs hit safely every time he came to bat. The score: ... ' RH B. Pittsburg . 01000 010 02 8 1 Cincinnati 00001000 01 1 2 Camnlts and Gibson; Dubuc and McLean. - Two base hits Wagner, Abstein. Three base i hits Abstain. Mitchell. Sacrifice hits Wilson. Camnits. Stol en base Leach. Double play Mow. rey to Hoblitsell to McLean. Bases on balls Off Dubuc 6. Struck out By Dubuo 2; bv Camnitx 5. Passed ball McLean. Time 1:40. Umpires Klem and Kane. NAIIOIULS TAKE WALDORF BUIICII i - Catcher Froman Has His Fin ger Broken. The Nationals were out for blood yesterday afternoon and got It when catcher Froman of the Wmidorfs. sus tained a broken finger in the sixth. .In ning. - After the ;: nine roan irere completed the. Natlonala had piled up the magnificent total of fifteen runs and the score book showed the Wal dorf had secured but five. It, was a bis .victory for the patriotic eitiaeas after their defeat ; of a week: before. The game was played at the Bealtview park and witnessed by a good sited crowd. One score keeper? marked; errors against the Waldorfs and cred ited them with 20 hits. TH Nation als were given SO safe raps and four errors. . Dadisman and Bricker formed the battery for the Nationals and Harri son and Froman were in the point for the Waldorfs. ' WAI1T KI10W BRIBER New York Baseball Fans Seek Light on the "Dark Mystery." WHO BACKED DR. CREAMER? By Tad. New York, April 26. The base ball fans of New York demand to know who the "man behind" is in the brib ery business. . . , Dr. Creamer has been named as the man who offered the money to the umpires the day the Cubs and Giants played off the game for the pennant but what the fans want to know is what man connected with the Giants team, " gave Dr. Creamer the money to do the underhanded work. It must have meant a great deal to this certain person to have the Giants! win. It must have meant thatne would be a great man after that gjjune, It must have meant that he wouldgain by it, in some other - undertaking There - surely wSs someone high in that club who was interested. f Tho one rlnn't faro a ran ahfHif. vhtt man who offered the money he was li merely a cat's paw. It didn't matter to him which won. He was probably offered a certain automobile to get the umpires to throw the game to the lo cal team. That let him out The man who gave him the money Is the one everyone wants to know. Around town those who ought to know, claim that the man behind is one of the best known figures in base ball. CROQUET LOVERS E A CLUB Will Play Many Out of Town Teams. Croquet lovers of the city met last week and organized for the ensuing year, electing Ed Bowman, president, and George . Hauser, secretary and treasurer. The organization is known as the Richmond Croquet club. The club has private grounds at Twelfth and North D streets and expect to have many lively tilts this season, not only among their own number but also with the teams from out of the city. The membership of the club includes Ed Bowman, George Hauser, Rush Bowman, Harry Penny, Mark Pennell, Dr. J. E. King. Walter Commons, Per ry Moss, and F. F. Haisley. An assess ment of $2 has been made on each member of the club in order to im prove the grounds. TOLLEY MAY ENTER Ml IIISAUITY PLEA Claimed That Young Man Has Mental Trouble. There may be a plea of temporary derangement entered in the case of Robert R. Tolley, -who is held to tha circuit court under the charge of grand larceny. Tolley's attorney stat ed this morning the young man has a ore on the Inside of his head and at times the pain- is so great he be comes almost distracted. There seems to be a kind of abscess, whica exudes through the ear. : MAYFLOWER SAILS. Kingston, Jamaica, April 26. The U. S. Yacht Mayflower having- on board Secretary of War Dickinson and party, sailed today. CASE DISMISSED. : The case of Hollingsworth ts the estate of Hollingsworth, was dismiss ed in circuit court this morning for want of - prosecution. The suit was ORGAN JJHIISOI! READY MEET JEFFRIES States That James Only Has To Set the Time and The Place. HE ISSUES A STATEMENT BIO BLACK SCRAPPER STATES HE WILL NOT CANCEL OTHER EN GAGEMENTS UNTIL CALIFOR NIAN SPEAKS. Chicago, April 2C. Jack Johnson, heavyweight champion of the world, ia In Chicago, after hia theatrical tour of the East, breathing defiance to Jeff ries, Ketchel, et al. The big fellow is here for a week's engagement at a lo cal theater and will do some light i training while in tbe city to prepars himself for his match with Jack O'Brien, which is to be decided at Philadelphia, May 10. "You can say for me," said the big black fellow, "that none of the match es I have made will be called off unless Jim Jeffries should name the time an J place where he will box me. "I am not making matches for fun. I want to fight and will fight anyona but I 6hould prefer to meet Jeffries, and would be foolish. Indeed, were I not to drop any other match that would keep me from being in the best possible shape for a good fight with the retired champion. "There have been a . lot of stories about my passing up my $5,000 Ketch, el go, because I did not want Stanley. That is not true. What I did say is that I will cheerfully give it up if Jeff will fight me within a reasonable time. As soon as James J. says the word 1 will start to work for him and discard everything else in order that I may be in the best possible shape for him. "However, unless I get an actual match with Jeffries that is, unless he signs articles to meet me, I'll box Ketchel before the Colma Club, Octo ber 12, and will give the middleweight champion a fine trimming into the bar gain." AflTOCLGiVEK if THE BBS OUTFIT Richmond Independent Team Was Shut Out in Its First 0pearance. GOLD MEDALS ARE VICTORS MANY OLD FACES SEEN IN THE LOCAL LINEUP LACK OF PRAC TICE MAKES THE QUAKERS QUITE WABBLY. Gold Medals 5; Richmond 0. Defeated in the first game of Its season by the Gold Medals of Indiana polis, the Richmond ball team still has hope left and promises to do bet ter before long. It was the first workout for the locals and they show ed lack of practice principally. The ball would not stick In the alove3 ind hands were somewhat wabbly. It was a shutout victory for the visitors. number of whom showed the ear marks of pretty fair ball players. , The locals were not very strong with the willow. Driscoll had on his weather clothes and pounded ont three safe ones. The only other mem ber of the team to connect was Kelley, who secured a single. The visitors ap peared to have handled the big stick before this season and gave the Rich mondites plenty of opportunities to pick 'em up. . r Postpone the Hammer. The management of the home team does, not feel discouraged! There la some things that have to be expected in base ball and a bum start often is one of these. But the players have the spirit and are confident they can improve and deliver the goods when little practice has put them in condi tion. It Is not a high salaried team and the players do not pose as stars so there is no occasion for the sledge on first appearance. One trial Is not enough to condemn on and if the game had been an easy -victory, the expectations of the fans might be come too great. Bulla pitched good ball, but his sup port In the field was off color., War fel worked hard but took on too much territory. Kelley moved smoothly and looks good. "Pop Weaver was on the initial corner and took air chances, but couldn't hit any better than the others. Score: ' " ' R.H.E. G. Medals 002000 0 2 1 S 8 Richmond 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00 4 Struck out Bulla 6; Wllcoxea 1 Osborne 5. Bases on balls Wllcoxen 2. OS born 2. Double play Long to Makey. Stolen bases Long. Maker. wild pitches Wllcoxen. Umpire snaiier. Time 1:40. SCARE ABOUT OVER. The authorities of the Soldiers and sailors' orphans Home at Knights- town nave the smallpox scare well in hand. Since the first outbreak, there nave oeen no new cases, due to the general vaccination of the inmates of the home. ? - - COllllEli MIO CLARK QEFEATOWir TEAM Vere the Battery for the Little Giants. With Conner and Clark as the bat teries, the Little Giants of Cambridge City, defeated the Grays of that place, yesterday afternoon by the score of 9 to 1. The Grays used three pitcher?-, but they were unable to stop the bat ting of the younger team. Conner and Clark, who are regular battery for the Grays, had their team mates hoo dooed. ' COIIGREGATIQII TO EliJOY A SUPPER - I, , Grace M. E. Church Event To morrow Night. The congregational supper of the members of Grace M. E. church, will be held at the church tomorrow, even ing at 6:30 o'clock. This Is an annu al event and one which gives the mem bers of the church a pleasant social meeting. After supper important matters concerning the welfare of the church, will be considered. Members are urged to bring their baskets wetl filled with provisions. Thi9 will prove the most attractive feature o the men. ARHST COMIKG TO AMERICA. World's Chsmsisn Sculler to Row Durnan, Canadian, Next Summer. Richard Arnst of Australia, the world's champion professional sculler. Is coming to this country early next summer to row Bddie Durnan, tbe Ca nadian caamplea, as well as any scull ers in tbe United States who may care to make a match. Writing from Auckland. New Zea land, to a friend in Philadelphia, Arnst states that he has practically completed arrangements for a world tour and that he will start April 14. The 200 professional handicap in England next July Is really responal bit for Arnsfs decision to make the trip. He won the world's champion ship by defeating Webb in Australian waters and planned that all challen gers for the title should meet him there. He realises, however, that it would be practically Impossible to get on many race there and that he can clean np nicely on a trip to this country and to England in case he wins, while In any event his expenses are assured. In addition to tbe professional handi cap, In which first money is S1.2S0, tbe assurance of a race with Durnan In Toronto for $2,500 a side. Arnst being allowed f 1,000 for training expenses, as well as the excellent prospects for another snatch race In Kngland with Barry, the English professional cham pion, were considerations that alto en tered late his decision. Arnst fcs regarded by those familiar with his rowing as an exceptionally clever sculler and one whose win was no mere chance victory. Until a year or so ago, when be took up sculling. Arnst was best known In his native country as a bicycle rider, in which he met with success. He then a nouBced that he Intended taking up professions! rowing. Ungainly, awk ward r- 1 inexperienced at first, Arnst stuck v- sculling despite humiliations such as falling out of his shell In the middle of races. He reaped his re ward by winning the world's cham- Dionship tlVle when he detested weon. He Is a big fellow and weighs over 180 pounds in racing trim. . Keeping Susie In Spirits. He was so busy waving his hands at a window that as he backed around the corner he backed against a friend, who happened te he coming the other way, and nearly knocked hia down. -"I beg your pardon,' he said quick ly. "You see, we haven't been mar ried but a little while. Susie and I, and she said if I didn't wave at her until I was out of sight maybe she'd cry." New York Press. . - ' SISTER OF KIDNAPED BOY TV -" f MAI) FALLS FROM nip cyvcpDRDCD D1U ilMCuMin.ll While Helping Fix a Clock, Workman Plunges Down 34 Stories. SEVERAL W0UEN FAINTED TRAGEDY CAUSED tUCH CONFUS ION THAT IT WAS NECESSARY TO CALL OUT THE RESERVE POLICE FORCE. New York, April 2. While helping to place a big clock on the Metropoli tan Life Insurance building thia morning. Thomas Mortimer tost his balance and fell from the thirty- fourth floor, turning several somer saults. He struck a projecting bal cony at the tenth flood, glanced across Madison avenue and alighted on his head, just In front of a group of women pedestrains. Mortimer was instantly killed and mangled almost beyond recognition. Several women 1 fainted. Others became hysterical. It required the police reserves to restore order. BRAVE SOLDIERS. 8aeriflsed Their Lives In an Attempt . te Save the Celers. In days gone by the Zulus the boldest fighters among all tl tires of South Africa, and It wss not until they had been detested ia sev eral battles that they would live la peace with white people. In 1878 15.000 of the Zulus attacked and killed a regiment of British sol diers, and a most heroic deed was the attempt made by three British sol diers to save the two flags, or colors. belonging to the regiment When It was seen that the Zulus were so many that there was so hope of keeping them at bay the colonel of tbe British regiment called to a young officer whose name was Lieutenant Merrill and said. "You will take charge of the colon. If elrilL and try to get away from here. The lieutenant saluted and took Into his hands the two colors of his regi ment. Then, with another officer and a soldier, all mounted on horses, he suddenly dashed away with bis pre cious burden. They were at once seen by tb keen sighted Zulus, however, and after a long chase the three gallant English men, fighting to the last, by the enemy. Some time afterward one of the flags j was found near n rocky stream, where tbe heroes had fought and died, and! it was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria. And In memory of the three brave soldiers who bad died while defending It the qneeen placed a wreath of Im mortelles on the staff which held tbe flag. London Mall. On awakening one morning at hlsifUtko tsl eito of tlaota cor.- hotel In Vienna, PaganlnL the celebrat ed violinist, was Informed that the cabman whom the previous evantag bo bad employed to drive him to the eon-' cert ball where be was playing a waiting to see him. On being sdsttt- ted to his presence tbe man, after hav ing advanced poverty and a large fam ily as an excuse for the request that be was about to make, prayed the great musician to make his fortune. "What do you meaaf dosasAded Pa ganlnL "Authorise me to write la large letters on the back of my vehicle these two words, TaganlnTa Cab.' " was the answer. Consent was given, with al together satisfactory results. "Those Joneses are a bad lot. Two of them at least ought to be ia JalV said a suburbanite, referring to a fam ily in his district. 'Some redeeming quality about the third one, ehf remarked a visitor. Tee; he's already there. Ixmdoa 4.tr(i.yu. a FATE OF sou All STILL REunliiS A GUARDED SECOET (CoaiiaiMd Front lists charged with haTis aided and abetted the present revoratioa. la Ne Civil Law. The national judiciary la In a sad way. Beyond the coarta martial ani log to back the manfetes of th parU- ament. - The future of the sultan la undecid ed. It Is reported by some corre spondents today that the ruler la look ing upon the future with calamee. Ahmed Rixa is mentioned as the next, grand vtsier. Parliament reserves the right, to Inquire into the causes of the revolution and this will likely be done without delay. Tbe army la not willing to tolerate the deposition of the sultan, according to reporta from Constantinople. Woman Sends Account. Here Is a woman's story of the sit uation at Constantinople: Mrs. Moore, wife of Frederick Moore. the wounded American correspondent, telegraphs as follows: "The Sultan personally advised the troops not to resist. "The utmost anxiety ts felt at the palace. The Salon leans are in poe- Beujon of the soldiers' quarters at th Ylldls Kiosk. They have removed the Msxlm snd field guns. -The Sultan's soldiers . are panic- stricken and are deserting by hun dreds, armed and unarmed. Many of them are crossing the Bosphorus. "The investing army wants the na tion to decide what is to be done with the sultan. Parliament Is no wsit-tlng.- A privste telegram from Constanti nople says that the ministry has re signed and order has been restored. Four thousand reactionaries. Induc ing theological students, have been ar rested. MASSACRE IS REPORTED. reached here today that a massacre Is going on at Latakia. The latest news . from the scene before the information of the massacre was that tha French battleship Jules Ferry, was enroute I for Latakia, having been ordered there I from Beirut. Then thousands of chrls- tlana have been surrounded by fanatics at Deurtyul and they cannot be res cued. Deurtyul Is an Armenian town on the coast. SEATTLE'S ATHLETIC CEET. Exposition Cassis Ask Two H undraw and Tweusy-Svs Ye If the pnnat trass of On tat In charge of to he batt la to 223 Vattad mates. of these tar iisjasitil taTstn- My. mut it to fcarly to be hepea that track or aaaatfe teams of an off a InsUtatloBS wttl be entered ia , the various e to bo nectaa wiu us asaw isat saany ok tbe athletes from tbe coUeses Invited I win compete. k.a a ASC A. At At as Tinwu- unm isu uot saw of those colleges and universi ties which sre located along the Pa- rfflc coast and ia the ml&Sto want wCl ' W. mmrmA In thm msimHIIM Wit summer, as yet it nas not oasn oea- nltely decided Just what events will bo Included on the program. It Is said, however, that practically every ' fens of track and field tuataat wili be down ant tha list. YALE TO TRAirj AT FcTL XfiU Have Uea of Rival's House and . Launch on esntylklU. WaOe the Tale varsity oarsmen are la PsUkdejUa daring the Easter re-, Bchmylglil prior to rowing Poaa var sity a twa astte men oa April 30 they win bo given the use of I i.nh tk i other coaTtssias as s seen is wm bs as by tha Qaaker rowing aathori- Ward and Kennedy are ZSSZZjft Penn coach will that tha Tale asea quartered along wan wo play foot-' An Irish cricket vlted to visit Ptflsdotpl-.la next falL SpclngSaU C'naa) Poysf ctnb taeav ovar ftwrttw years or ana wsi part la a Ave ssOn Mars tana oa" X2ay 1. . Tbe trap shoot to be given at Ana-: Moat, Aug. 17 to 19 by tha wbe'tbs bicpgt ever at tot In July. the Z yard Cfymsas the Mttsnwl cooes laninortlan with the Abnnsha bssagosVef ffssSsit tSsnoltast- ate masts sew betd In tUs country. The Lssumlnae baa already sent lavi-, tattoas in the sral row. . Tha last race astasia Talo and Paaa was la 1SSK whaa George Weed ran? was tha cantata of tha Ells. That waa one of tha famous eights turned out at Mew llavea. and they wan by a laagth from tha Others. Tha Penn ft ashman craw wan from the CI youajstara. Tbe race was aeU at Kew Lendea. and tha varsity crew were seat ewer a four sails course. tssotad ta cm wear- CsCsaT and aastor boat races wia be Caatarsa of tha atkJetle prasrnaa wtieh wCl bs mas aa ta wonasrtHm wfc tha? Aiasaa-rt'jaw rmctV aimstfttim. wkSrh .Cat by Estr wQ go to TTinl tha Ertash clairrtonsfcisa Just mad splendid Uscatts Ootd tSLUA WHITLA.