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AHORSE RACE AT HOME 3 3 THE AMERICAN DERBY. I There has never been such a Winner for Agents. COUNTY RIGHTS FREE. You Can Buy Exclusive State Right for $25.00. THE AMERICAN DERBY, Metamora, Mich. THE AMERICAN DERBY, Reading, Penna. THE AMERICAN DERBY, No, 422 Marshall Street Richmond, Va 3 > 3 3 I THE AMERICAN DERBY. I wmmmmmms BRASSINE. BRASSINE. -~o^> The marvelous cleaner. The only cleaner. Instantaneous Thorough, Perfect. To clean Brass is a fine art. Every other cleaner on the market to-day either stain the woodwork around the brass, scratches or smears. Brassine cleans the brass per fectly and stains nothing. It is the greatest preparation in tiie world for cleaning brass. It requires no labor to clean brass with Brassine. Merely the brass with Brassine and wipe it off again and it is as clean and bright as it was the day it was burnished at the factory. cover Brassine costs One Dime a package. Agents are simply coining money Street men are getting rich handling Brassine. handling Brassine. Brassine sells at every door. Think of it. You cap clean all the brass Special teirus to ordinary house perfectly in five minutes in an agents. > 5A fJorth River St •9 Penna. Wilkes-Baupe, limmmmm ms? 'suK'S m MOM j Varions Pointers Gathered From Off the Turf. SELF DEFENSE; OTHER SPORTS Resume of the Latest Happening* in Athletics—'Indoor and Field Doings ol a Interest Here. [ BASE BALL SCORES. j At Philadelphia: ! Philadelphia. j New York. I Batteries—Platt, j Warner, ' At Washington: j Washington. ! Brooklyn. : Batteries—Dinneen, Araole, Donovan, I McGuire; Yeager, Ryan. empires— Ktiislie, Andrews. At Baltimore: Baltimore ! Boston ... Batteries—Hughes, Clarke; Nichols, Bergen. Umpires—Lynch, Conollv. At Cincinnati: Cincinnati Pittsburg.. Batteries—Brenstein, Peitz; Hastings, Sehriver. Umpires—O'Day, McDonald. | At St. Louis: n. it. I? 13 12 ; 1 McFarland; Ruise, Umpires—Snyder, Curry. 8 12 3 j 0 HO n. it. K. 7 15 0 12 lti 0 R. II. E. R. It. E. J1 10 1 ■ 0 0 5 K. It. E. St. L/juis. Cleveland Batteries—Sudhoff, Clements; Powell, O'Connor, tiler. At Louisville: .... 0 8 0 .. 7 14 1 Umpires—Cushman, Hey It. It. E. 1 8 3 2 0 0 Louisville Chicago ... Batteries—Dowling, Wilson; Thornton, Donohue. Umpires—Swart wood, Wood. W1IEKK TIIEV PLAY TODAY. New York at Philadelphia. Boston at Baltimore. Brooklyn at Washington. Pittsburg at Cincinnati. Chicago at Ijonisville. Cleveland at 8t. Louis. DIAMOND DUST. The crowds are small all around the The weather is too cold for circuit. spectators, and it looks as if it was a mistake to open tiie championship games so earl v. Ritchie resigned as captain of the Uni versity of Pennsylvania base ball team Thursday night, and Jackson was elected to tiie place. Ritchie wants to devote more time to his studies. Kid Gleason says he doesn't know why Snyder put him out of the game on Saturday. All lie did, lie says, was to throw down his glove. Soiulers; who pitched for Montreal, w;aa last spring heralded as one of New York's "phenoins." Tiie Boston players want the club to offer some financial inducements to take high positition in the race. I Bemis of Boston, Chance of Chicago, ; and Wood of Cincinnati, appear to bo the catching finds of the season. The Providence club has secured Chris liam and Bean from tiie Brooklyn club. They w ill make a great team. Walter Wilmot, of tiie New Yorks, is going around with a badly bruised eye, received in a collision with a fly ball." Tom Kinslow has been practicing w ith the Senators, with a view to getting into condition for an engagement. Pitcher Mauli w ill not report in Bal timore for duty until warm weather sets in, and lie is sure his arm is all right. The Philadelphia club lias discovered that it lias a gold brick in the Indian Jamison, and he is now on tiie market. Ed. Smith, tiie Pittsburg farm hand, pitched for Indianapolis against the Cincinnati! the other day and did ex tremely well, Nine of Tim Hurst's assorted Browns were once Quakers. St. Louis should prove a hot card in tiie City of Brotlit. ly love. Some of the St. Louis papers arc urg ing Tim Hurst to sign Fairback, a loci'! player, to cover first base for the Brown. Tiie "The New York Sun" says th-'t ('y S.'yrnour of the Giants is puffed p w ith a sense of his own import aiiv. That is a bad complaint. Was h win n tiie Phillies lit on him Thursday. Ducky Holmes is said to be cov ru left field for the Browns in great shape, am! will probably be played regularly ii that position. ' ' Ten pitchers are on the list of the I h Springfield club. i Tnotn* f'nmnnn , t • _ „ ... , hat for' hXmJ Pla -' l,,g a H ' ar thUd Shortstop McMahon, formerly of Wilkesbarre, lias signed with Hartford. Humming, late of the Baltimore club, will be one of tiie Omaha club's pitchers this season. ll Chicago will now use Jimmy Callahan of as general utility man this year. He docs not cate to pitch. j ! of SELF DEFENCE. Dan Creedou has decided to quit the ring for good. Creedou has never been himself since lie was defeated by "Kid" McCoy and eotifesses that it will be quite hard for him to get into good fighting condition again. 'Frisco sports are giving a good deal of attention to Jim Jeffries' meeting with "Mexico Pete" Everett, which is booked to be at San Francisco next Tuesday night. The betting is 101) to 80 on Jeffries. Should Everett win lie will be matched against Slmrkev. Jimmy Barry yesterday wited to a friend in New York city to the effect that lie and Solly Smith would be here next week, prepared to make matches with boxers In their respective classes. Barry, upon his arrhai, will look up George Munroe, while Smith will throw down the gauntlet to George Dixon. "Ksd Mcl'artland and "Mysterious" can ter. I Billy Smith may come together in a ] twenty-round bout at New Haven next month. A club in that city lias offered a (food purse for the pair. .lack Skellv wants to have ''Kid" La vigne meet Koine good man before his chib at Scranton. Jack is willing togive a purse of tl.otlO, it in said, for a bout between Lavignc and Bobby Dobbs. It was stated Timrsdav on good au thority that thc-Polo A. will shortly resume business in New York. The club I has secured the lease of a spacious build ing in llarlem, and will run several shows under a license which was granted to the clubby former Mayor Strong. Billy Newman lias been retained as the club's match maker. Jack Italy arrived in New York from this city Thursday. Daly is matched to box Charley McKeever hi this city for six rounds on .April 20. Daly will begin training next Saturday at High Bridge, j Sam Fitzpatrick says that if the National Sporting Club of London offers a purse for Italy to meet the winner of the Htighcs-Curran mill, which will take place at London on May 25, he will ac cept. ! „ 2-k "j, ,»*. **-«. | 1 "" g lt ° r n< Xt M i j the Bluff City A. A., of Memphis, Tenm, has offered *7,000 for McCoy and ; Rtthlin and McCoy lias accepted. "Dal" Hawkins, who has expressed a willingness to meet any pugliet who cares to make a match with lnm at 133 pounds, arrived in New York from San Francisco Thursday. "Sam" Fitzpatrick offered him a match with "Billv" Moore ol' Syracuse, and lie lias the offer under consideration. Moore is a pupil of "T"mniy" Ryan and is considered a j very good man in his place. Dal Hawking has arrived in New York from San Francisco. Eddie Curry has malaria, and will not 1 fight for some time. , Jimmy Barry and Solly Smith are go ing to New York to look for fight. CYCLING. The Australian persuit race, first tried in this country with six entries, at Belle air, Fla., was a success, and is to be promoted quite generally at tiie meets of tiie year as a special feature. The entry list of six, which would include the best riders f ir grand competition, would be Kaser, Nat Butler, Meitens, Coulter, Starbuck, and Walter Sanger, or Sic Cuffie. Such a contest, the men being arranged at equally distant points round the track, Hhould bring about a pretty ten-mile chase before the last man was ... 1 here are four men now in training at Cincinnati with whom "Eddie" Bald can secure match races by posting a sum of money in the hands of a reliable party, Tbe lour men are to be selected from the j twenty sprinters now at Chester Park, and will probably be named in timeas F,arl Kiser, Jaap Eden, Boulay and Karl Kaser or Uougoltz. No stipulations are placed as reprds the styie of the race Jimmie Michael, the Welsh middle- bv distance pace follower, and "Eddie" Bald, the American champion sprint bicyclist, have been matched to meet in a paced race at one mile m heats. This was the outcome ot negotiations begun last December, anil which were broken off owing to Bald's sudden illness. Un der the new arrangements the race will } be best two in three heats, the riders to be paced by ten miles each to the tape. The dates are to be suitable to both riders, and will probably be about the end of June. „ .. . .. . Harry Kikos, the long-distance rider who defeated Toro Burnaby m Boston early; m the week, has been matched to rule a tlnrty-three mile race against Tom Linton, the English middle-dis tance rider. Tiie race will lie run in conjunction with tiie State meet of tiie ! Massacliusetts division, L. A. W'., at Charles River Park, Cambridge, Miss., J, l Mav JO " I., , 30, A middle-aged colored woman who stood on one ot the prominent streets watching tiie procession of wheels Hit bv the other day, suddenly espied one fit ted with a gear case. Turning to the younger Ethiopian, who was with her ^ sliesaid; " 'Pears to me that's mighty ln poo' place fo' a luggage kerrier." » One of the largest shipments of bi cycles to India was just sent by tiie steamer Titania to Calcutta. Tiie value of tiie shipment is nearly *20,000, and it was said yesterday that quite a trade in this line is anticipated. An amateur came to this country in company witli Boulay, Bourotle and ('avallay, of France. His name is Des moulin and he is now in training at Cincinnati. This rider hails from Char leroi, Belgium, and possesses a proud record. In time he expects to enter Un professional class of this country. There is a remarkable craze this year for very low dropped handle bars, but it is not clear where tiie advantage lies. The average would-be scorcher is hardly ever seen holding tiie grips, but as a rule bar right at the stem. its at oil tiie day dny. clasps tiie handle This is regatded as a decidedly foolislt and dangerous practice, for the most ex pert rider at times requires all his skill to avoid accidents, and can only do so h . y tdie handles for the purpose winch they are intended. Novices,trick riders and scorchers are nsnallv found 'he low handles. fur ton, ana this at left ders day the of the to will will 1 iiis last more whom in was Baltic Over one hundred century riders be tinging to the Government Club have enrolled their names ns volunteers, so that the Government will have the ser vices of this band of expert wheelmen whenever they desire them. The value of such a body of men, many of whom can ride 300 tidies at a stretch,'without turning a hair, is apparent, and there is no doubt ot their acceptance by the au thorities. Now, let the wheelmen of Philadelphia and vicinity fall in line and show Spain of what the bicycle riders America are capable. AQUATICS. A double shell race, the outcome of a discussion, will take place on the Schuyl kill river, Philadelphia, on Saturday, be tween E. II. Ten Eyck, the Henlev Champion, and Juvenal in one boat and Van Vliet and the senior Ten Eyck in another. As the last named is a pro fessional, no prize will be given, and it can lmrdly be called a race; otherwise it will be tiie duty of tiie Executive Com mittee of the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen to look into the mat ter. The distance is one nnd a half miles straightaway. Harvard's'Varsity eight and second crew began training yesterday, tiie 'Var sity eight being as follows: Captain Per a I kins, J. F. Perkins, iligginson, Heath, Blake, Kernan, Wadsworth and Marvin. The Charles river was rough Thursday and Coach Lehmann did not begin the training season with very heavy work. Mr. Lehmann, Mr. Will is and Captain Perkins first took the men out in tubs and then later tried them at different positions in the eight-oared shell. Hig ginson is stroking beautifully for so early in the season, and is looked upon as a certainty for tiie place. FOOT BALL A punting contest will be held shortly at Yale, open to all foot ball candidates. The winner will be rewarded with a prize. The Warren football team this w ill be stronger than ever. j AMONG THE HORSEMEN. year it now transpires that H. P. Headley was a partner with W. lb Norton in the recent purchase of Ornament and May Hempstead from C. T. Patterson at Mem phis. Mr. Headley refuses to state the price [laid for the pair of racers, but in timates that it was a big one. Horses, according to Mohammed, had lucky and unlucky marks and colors. The best horses were black with white foreheads and upper lips. Prosperity was said to go with sorrel horses. "Dan" Stuart, tiie well known New York sporting man, is now in Dallas, Texas, trying to organize a Winter rac ! ing circuit. His scheme comprises a se | Sss£ SXnSix," 1 is.sr"*' i Stuart says that he will invest *200, j 000 in building and equipping a track midway between Dallas and Fort ; Worth, to connect with the two towns by electric railway. Another track will 1 be midway between Houston and Gal , veston. He proposes to give 100 days of '['liter racing, beginning at Hot Springs about Dec. 1. MISCELLANY. Entries for the opening spring games of the YaleJAthletic Association closed at New Haven, Conn., on Tuesday night, There are about 150 athletes entered, most of whom are Yale men. The pur pose of these games is to choose the men who will compose the Yale athletic team to compete in tiie dual Yale-Harvard games at Cambridge, Mass., May 14. Nagle, Lyons and Mctiorr, a trio of speedv runners, have left Georgetown University. Dua , llth | (;ticgilmes 1]ave been cd between State College and Buckneil Uni versitv. At a meeting of tiie Selection Commit tee, held in Vienna Thursday, Hanliam anti Baird, of America, were accepted as j competitors in tiie coming international chess tournament. Hanham cabled yes terday, however, that lie would be'un able to compete, owing to tiie war with Spain The - eeven knoc k-about yacl.ts built bv the Harlan & Hollingsworth Corn p'any for the Corinthian Yacht Club, of Philadelphia, will be named Menlo, Eareeda, Flv, Nordica, Grilse, the Kid and Spider. They are about ready to launch. T i, .. , . , , f.Tn* 'i } , ' Jj?i I ^[ a u' tl |j C * ass ,| 0t t ie l< ' x< " , ht ' held the gymnasium ^l ' ?? , ° d ,° C p', Under g* dp d ' reut,on 1,1 InRtructor J ' 1 tU,rR0,i 'oin' c „ n ,,„ . , , rl . . Billy Brady said Thursday that the trouble in securing a suitable referre for the coming wrestling match between Yousouf and Tom Jenkins of Detroit has been settled and Harrv Weldon of Cin cinnati will ofliciate. ' -n, .., ,, , ,, . ,.,Ti! v w lT,! ^l? M* >1K ij!f Vi"" ! j i on .^ a -' T ,"" ,ull "" ln g athletes have been chosen to J, l ' p n r '' 9e lt B,,tk, l u ' 11 University at the Pennsylvania relay carnival. On April 30, C. J. IVarse, E. C. Conover, H. B. C. Riemer, T. J. Morris and A.J. Sherwood » , , . t .A.TlA'!' AZ '°" rll . alV! [. nt ''o, ^ , ,t S i'!^„ sta f! l<1 lnta , f V , e Tt' it is on the handicap ^ a »ti the piayers are graded accent ln 8 to strength. Lehigh and Harvard Lacrosse teaiue p ' a - at *" utk 1-ethleliem, l'a., to ■' LOCAL DOTS. Scott M. E. Church choir will repeat its Easter music at the Sunday morning service; at the evening service the Scott, Junior choir will sing. The lecture on the Bible, to have been given tonight by tiie Rev. H. W. Ewing, at Kingswood M. E. Church, lias been (sjstponed for a later date. William W. Boiiman of No. 1000 East Chester avenue, Germantown, won the oil painting chanced off at George M.. Pierce's store on Tuesday evening. Tiie Rev. Henry Raker will preach at tiie Park Avenue Church in Philadelphia Sunday morning on tiie occasion of tiie twenty-fifth anniversary oi that church. A yery pleasant birthday party was given Master Raymond Elliott, at his home No. 117 Monroe street, on Thurs day evening, in honor of his sixth birtli dny. The monitor Puritan, Captain I'. F. Harrington, and the gunboat Wilming ton, Captain C. C. Todd, are in the Nun It Atlantic squadron, which sailed for Hav ana this morning. William LeCarpentier, a machinist of this city, was ordered to report lor ilu.y at once at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. 1 li 1 left this city in compliance with his or ders at 1.55 o'clock yesterday morning. Four large murine boiler heads were Shipped from the llarlun A Hollings worth Company's machine shops yester day morning. They were consigned to the Locust Point Shipbuilding Company, of Baltimore, Mil. The Harlan A Hollingsworth Company received word yesterday morning that the Standard Gil Company had decided name the tug which the local firm will build for them the Gem. The vessel will be 00 feet in length. 1 liomas Cavemler, of New Castle, and formerly of Smyrna, is having inure than iiis share of ill luck, lie lost one child last Sunday witli diptheria, ami lias four more ill with the same disease, two of whom are not expected to recover. Tiie steel bark Tromp, which has been tiie drv dock at (lie Harlan A Hol lingsworth Company's shipyard, left yesterday morning for Philadelphia. She was in tow of tiie tugs Alexis Y. Hunna, Baltic and the Gardiner B. Reynolds.