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Arthur Irwin thinks Bernhardt, the Phillies' hold-out, is the best of the lot of youngsters gathered in by the club. Lajoie made four successive hits, then got hit, and then spoiled his clean bat ting record with a fly to the second base man. Manager Dooley, of the Montreal team, has picked up a catcher named Jack litz. His "Jacklitz" will be Been in to morrow's game. terday received a letter from Pitcher Becker, in which he states that lie will start for Philadelphia toaay. Douglass and Lajoie, the two giants of the team are the fastest men on the bases. The team lias been very much improved base running. Ralph Seybold, who was purchased bv Washington last fall and then sold to Richmond, made four hits against the Bostons on Friday. Two of tn home runs. ■cs m em were "Jimmy Son," the Indian, had plenty of speed in Saturday's game and ehowde up well, although his arm is still sore. When at his best .Stallings thinks "Jimmy" has as much sneed as Rursie. Jack Doyle is very favorably impressed with Amole's work. He says: "With about three months' seasoning Amoie Will convince us all that he is as foxy in watching bases as Matty Kilroy in h.s best days. Kilroy used to be called down by the umpire occasionally for making a balk, but Amoie gives the um pire no chance for an argument, and he is one of the best fielding pitsiierH I saw." it. in by in by mel mi can my „, ..... , , > n I he exhibition games of the League clubs in the South this Spring were very tioii, poorly attended. Not more than 200 for people Haw the opening Chicago game in savannah, and the Baltimore games also drew poorly. "Tuck" Turner, the Staten Islander in now with St. Louis, is batting up to the all form he showed two years ago, when he this | was a top-notcher. Turner was liandi- who ppeil all season with a bad ankle, to When in shape Tuck is as good they j t* : ii. in . , . .. . I ] ca >' ry eighteen men this i winter season. There are twenty-three players , on the clubs list now. live will be with farmed out to minor teagues. Tne axe'exhibitions, will fall today. 1 ever i Philadelphia will do well to land in seventh place. The new men from St. 1 Louis will not s rengthen the club a lit tle hit, and IJelelianty and Lajoie cannot play the entire game themselves. The entire outfit, with these two exceptions, as a body cf headlesB players, hitting and fielding the balls like fiends when things are coming their way, but quitting like the yellowest canine when a gruelling fight is on their hands.—Washington ! Star. Flick, of tiie Phillies, is very careful of his bat. He keeps it in a bag between the innings, and never lets it get mixed up with the other players' sticks. He — I turned tiie hat himself last winter, and and from his record this spring he must understand the bat-making business. ca | J. SELF DEFENCE. Bob Fitzsimmons "sees his finish," oblivion, very plainly and lie is begin ning to rebel against it. He now says threatens to sS'donThe^iic." Pere haps lie means to enlist in case there is war, to shoulder a gun and knapsack and emulate the example of that other gal lant pugilist, Shaw, the lifeguardsman, whose Tierioc deed* at Waterloo have heen celebrated in verse by one of Eng land's greatest'poets. Robert certainly doesn't mean t surprise us by entering the ring as a principal. His word of honor to Mis. Fitz forbids us thinking that. Meant le, l»t ns hold our breath and wait for i lio wagon—no, the "sur prise"—til t P j is to spring on us. A club A Ciiicogo is trying to match Joe Gans, ,.,f ihltimore, against. Eddie Connolly. Matty Ma' '.he vs and (.'hurley McKcev er will box . venty rounds at the Cleve land A. C. tomurrow night. Joe Bernslelr and Louden Campbell have been matc'icd to bsx twelve rounds for a decision at Pittsburg tonight. A Pittsburg sport has deposited $1000 itomatchan "unknown" ugafnst "Doc" Payne, Kid McCoy's sparring partner, for $5000 a side. George Murphy is ready to box either Steve Flannagan or George Ross at 105 pounds. Murphy comes and is said to be clever. from Cleveland, Mike Leonard has been matched to box Jack Carrig at Elmira on April 12. Tiie pair will meet in a twenty-round bout at 135 pounds. If Mike wins lie says he will go to Chicago and box any lad in his class there. Tommy West lias refused to meet Tommy Ryan at Syracuse. West says he is afraid that Ryan, who makes his home at that city, will get the better of it in ease lie consents to figiit hint there. Tommy is prepared to box Ryan at any other place, and will post a forfeit next week. ■ ..t i Jack Skelly will reopen his American Sporting Club at Scranton on Tuesday night next with a twenty-round bout between Joe Mullins, of Boston, and George McFadden, of New York, at 135 pounds. James E. Dougherty, maaager of Eddy Lenny, will give • big boxing show at Harmonia Hall. Chester, Pi., on Tues day night. The wind-up will be between - £L£" ny and Harry s,nith for tix ro ' nd8 ' , . . It is authoritatively stated that per nnesion to pull off the McUoy-Rulilin tight has been refused at Columbus, and there m now no doubt but that anange rCioofieM , r ie,0rit t0 ' ake place in Springfield, 0. Hob ttreen, the Black Spider, of Bos ton, is now a Baptist ex hotter at West Medford, Mass., and expects soon to be ordained as a full-fledged minister. Well, the great and only fight takes pjttcfcftt the Arena, in Philadelphia to night. It la the Daly-Lavigne contest, To gay that a lai^e crowd will leave this city to see their pet Iiave peaches and cream with Kid Lavigne, tne champion light-weight, of the world, will be telling! k.' ADd *. " ho Uw Eve 1 ClimrB, i ashavigue the hardest hitting man of his weight in the world and that accounts for his com ing to the front; and as Daly is also a fast and hard hitting iad, the contest promises to be six rounds of fast slugging, with Daly getting the best of it is to be hope. , in the to CYCLING. Eddie Bald is doing hard work' at Fountain Ferry. He is in good condi tion already, anil is riding his miles in fast time. Riding,, rowing and boxing form a portion of liis daily routine, He is trying to arrange a mile match with Jimmy Michael. There are also coming Orlando Stevens, Arthur Gardiner, Earl Kiser, Tom Cooper, Kaser, Gougeltz and Lamberiack. It is tne intention of the management of the Woodside Park bicycle track at Philadelphia, to employ a number of pacemakers at a weekly salary. Capable and willing riders will be given contracts furnishing steady employment from May 25 to September 25. They wiil be re quired to train twice daily and keep in Jill te cmnSd of°about 80 riders* 1 ^ • " D ®, , po . sea , ,. ut 80 r,( ters. The professional bicycle racing men do not seem to be in any great rush to put up the $2 for registration fee demanded of them by the Racing Board of the League of American Wheelmen, and the Situation is growing interesting as to what the L. A. W. is going to do about with bet a it. Vincent J. Kelly, the old-time Phila delphia racer, who is now known throughout tiie length and breadth of this country as VV. E. Ritchie, the tramp bicyclist, and wiio is one of the best men in his peculiar line in tiie world, will be seen all this week at Gilmore's Audi torium. will class Major Taylor, now in New York, training at Manhattan Beach, was taken by surprise today by the announcement that Woodside Park track, in Philadel phia, would bar negroes from competi tion. Taylor met with opposition early in the season when lie went South to train. He was ordered out of Savannah by the white riders and came thence to New York. T ,,_, . , . Morgans flying squadron will be towns uniformed in lavender and purple suits, designed hv Toin I'.ck, the Beau Brum- are mel on racing, while the middle-distance tandem and pacing teams will wear pea cock blue suds, with royal blue trim mi "8 S- going On paper the four men of the Ameri- year? can Cycle Racing Association are the strongest of tiie teams as a whole. Jim- gather my Michael, the champion of America; Edouard Taylore, the champion of have France; Major Taylor, tiie negro, and crack Fred Titus form a quartet that will aid your > n making cycle history this season. Michael is hardly signed by the Associn- getlier tioii, but it dictates whom he shall race and for the better pah of the season, the our months of July and August, If 'Gradually, what is called the jockey shaped saddle is becoming very popular cranks in ihe affection of the cyclists. Nearly So all manufacturers put together a model of * this decription nowadays, and wheelmen ! S°' n who do a great deal of' road riding take I' ">on to them as naturally as a duck tn water. j ohn Lawpon , knovvn in cycUn , as (he "Terrible Swede," has been traveling all winter as a piemberof the Ole Oleson Company, placing the Western States with success. Lawson gives home trainer axe'exhibitions, To Given J. W. Stocks, tiie record holder, will not come to this country, owing to the fact that he is now|nianager of a London luce ole store, Special talked survivors ha^i^the' Nav™to*fi^a^init Spain 3 * ^ ' '. ' ... ,,,,,, The Warren foot hall team will hold ■mother meeting in tiie near future to e ec * different committees, iniiATtrc AUUAT1CS. The Hanley stewards met on Wedncs day to consider the foreign entries, other than the Continental. No American eight was entered. Tiie principal discus sion was upon the entry of Ten Eyck, the American sculler, who may be i barred. f The Argonuts and Don Rowing Club, of Toronto, Canada, have ordered eight oared boats and a race lias been arranged to take place on Toronto Bay this sum mer bet when these clubs and the Penn sylvania Barge Club, of Philadelphia, the holders of the United States chain pionship. The first real test of the strength of the '98 Columbia crew will be made next Saturday. I - AMONG THE HORSEMEN. FOOT BALL. \ American horses are a pparently some figure in tiie war it Spain decides to fight the United States. Within the past few weeks the Spaniards have in •creased their purchases at St. Louis bv ](XX) horses and 4000 mules. It is saiil that since the rebellion broke out in Uuba, Spain has bought at least 25,000 head of noises and mules in this country. When Star Pointer paced his mile in 1.51U at lteadville, August 28, 1897, he wus shod as follows: The front shoes were bar shoes and weighed 7j ounces, with a toe clip and toe and lieel calks on. The hind shoes were plain shoes. 1 weighing five ounces, with toe and heel 1 calks on. to cut Harry Benedict, assistant driver and trainer of the celebrated Hamlin horses at Village Faun, Buffalo, N. Y., thrown from his sulkey in a runaway in Selma, Ala., Tuesday last and had his skull fractured and was otherwise bruised. Ilis injuries are serious but not yet considered fatal. The Montgomery Handicap, the prin cipal stake of tl)j^ opening day of the was tix I «"**«• Memphis, was won by Salvable 108 (VV. Marlin), 5 to 2; Ornament imp per- ond (Humus), 7 to 10; Judge Steadman W (<'. Clay), 100 to 1, third, and David McClarv who drove wt«,- Pnim er, 1.50}tohKd.JEdtMte place Emily > 2.», to 1c wer the world's trotting record of 2.06**, held by Alix, during thf Bos- coming season. Kmily is a great mare West hut it is a "far cry" from 2.11 to 2 031 to George E. Smith, better known as "Pittsburg Phil," the noted ri£t»ck takes Rhmger, who has been ailing for some to- *une mm* a general debility, has suffered another relapse, which may end big this career on the race track, and The British trotting record still stands at 2.24}, where it was established hir telling! Rowley, in 181)3. The only new trotting mark established in England in 1897 was is;that for three miles, which Benny C in lowered pi 7.49, April Hi. The pacing com- record is onlv 2.29 4-5. P ^ a be MISCELLANY. Frank J. (Tould, son of the late Jay (ioiily, who recently purchased the champion St. Bernard dog, Le Prince, that has won offer lt» first and special prizes, dees not intend to keep him sole ly for his own use, but is offering his ser vices to breedei s as a gfcud dog. .1 4.- B ™ dy ,las p°* ted W.000 with the I olice Gazette on behalf of Yousouf for a match with Tom Jenkins, the Cleveland wrestler, and will meet Jen kins s manager next week end arrange terms. at in He at of in • This year Harvard expects to surpri, per rivals in the weight events. Ellis, 1900, and S. F. Mills, "99, are putting the shot forty feet, and Ellis in particular, is improving rapidly. In the hammer throw, \V. D. Hennen, '98, and W. A. Boal, 1900, are making good progress under the coaching of Perrse, the Can adian champion. The Yale athletic team has been at work on the track out at the field for nearly three weeks, and in that time much has been accomplished. B. A. McFadden, a wrestler, is out with a challenge to meet Yousouf, the "terrible Turk," in a match for a side bet of $200. Jack Muldoon announces a desire to wrestle Harry Pikinsky or Walter King, any style, best two in three, for $100 to $250 a side. pon Georgetown and Penn- ) sylvama to uphold tiie honor of the East against Chicago and Michigan in the coming college relay races, since Yale and Harvard are not entered. It will fall u The Harvard College 'Varsity games will be held on April loth, and the inter class games April 30th. T ., , , . , ,, , . It s to he hoped that the down State towns are now thinking of the baseball season, which is so close at hand, and are organizing teams, How about you, Dover? Is vour team ready? Are you lovers of the national game going to have a club in Smyrna this year? And Seaford, I suppose you're going to gather a nine together! Townsend, yon are certainly going to . have a club, for you know you have a crack pitcher whose name is the same as your town! Now, all you down State towns get to getlier and form your baseball teams, . and we'll try to get a good club up in our town, and then will form a league If that is done there'll be a hot time in htelaware, for baseball wilt boom and tiie cranks wtll behappy. So will the Wilmington City Railway * 'o.wpany, a lien they s-e the crowds S°' n S to the ball park at Front and I' ">on and the nickels coinin' a rollin'. BASE BALL ADVICE To llie Down State. Towns, Also this City, and if Heeded Will Cer tainly Room the Game. BOXING IN BALTIMORE. Given by Al. HeiTord, of,the Eureka Athletic Club—Money for Maine Fund. Special to The Sen. Baltimoke, April 11.—Tiie much talked of boxing carnival for the Maine survivors will take place at Music Hall tonight. The out of town boxers will arrive in Baltimore this morning and will remain at rest until it is time for the bouts. The local men are all in good condition and from the material to be exploited some red hot work is sure to follow. The card arranged is a long one and j will consume the whole evening. Among t,loao w,l ° wil1 appear are Joe Gans, Jim j Janey, Big Six, Abe Ulman, Jack Ward, j George Pierce, Young Smyrna, Eddie Lenny, George Russell, Joe Laughlin, I Kid Lackey, Ernie Gebhart, Johnny j Smith,'Jack McGeever, Tommy Byrnes', i Frank Farely, Joe Elliott, Sol English, i Dave Iloru and a host of others. George Mantz will preside as referee. The advance sale of tickets continued 1° increase and for the benefit of the public the box office at Music Hall will ro ui»in open all day. To add to the interest in the affair a goodly number of matches are liable to result from the close rivalry that will he exhibited in the work of some of the men entered. They have a!I volunteered their I services without a murmur and with the same feeling of patriotism, intend to make il worth the j°urney. 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