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THE
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«SPORTING illE
Various Pointers Gathered Prom
Off the Turf.
3
SELF DEFENSE; OTHER SPORTS
Resume of the latest Happenings In
Athletics—Indoor and Field
Doings of Interest
Here.
DIAMOND DUST.
WHERE THEY P1.AY TODAY.
Boston at Philadelphia.
Brooklyn at Baltimore.
New York at Washington.
Pittsburg at St. Louis.
Cleveland at Louisville.
Chicago at Cincinnati.
Tony Mullane, the veteran pitcher of
the St. Paul Club, is no longer a Saint,
Comiskey having disposed of liis services
to the Omaha Club. Mullane is proba
bly the oldest pitcher in point of service
in the game today. It has been over 20
years since lie began playing professional
baseball, and be seems good for many
more. The reason Comiskey wished to
sell Mullane was that Tony has been dis
satisfied with St. Paul for the last two
years? saying the fans of that city did
not treat him as be deserved.
, Billy Nash signed with the Philadel
phia Club Saturday. Abbaticchio still
teeps up his fine stick work, and Nasli
has little hope of getting a place on the
team riulo awav 6 8 1
team ngnt away.
If the I billies win three out of four
from every club at home they will b#do
ing exceedingly well.
It is a race between the Frenchman
and Italian for the batting honors of the
Philadelphia team at present.
"Dunkle has a lame arm.
"■* ™ "»■» w.
Pitcher Pittinger, of the Bostons, will
not go to Kansas City after all. Manager
Selee bad offered him to Brockton, and,
not having received any answer, agreed
to turn him over to Kansas City.
. i. T ,. , , „ \ .
Arlic Latham lias been offered a situa- sex
tion as traveling salesman for a Cleve- on
land bicycle hrm. if Lath would resur
rect his repertoire of coach-line gags he
would have a stock in trade that would It
earn him a comfortable living as a wheel the
salesman. say.
Larry Brunner, the Kansas south pad
die, who essayed to twirl a few curves by
for Manning s Blues last year, has been
signed by .stroeble of loledo.
The Indianapolis club have purchased the
outright from Pittsburg, Pitcher Scott is
and Jesse lloffmeister, third baseman,
according to an exchange. to
William Johnson and Williaml Me
I Coach, of Chester, Pa., have signed with
Taunton, in the New England League, *
George Noblitt, also of Chester goes to and
Providence.
Columbus has claimed Phil Comiskey,
pitcher. He is a brother of the redoubt- lh
able Charles, and is said to possess both
speed and curves with a fair amount of
command.
the Brown's worse ^han tliev were last J ian
season and heZ eleven ^^0 do
better
M * er Burns of the Newark elnh on
has signed Dr. F.Z. Grey, the crack out
I fielder of the (Irange Athletic Club. Dr. |
Grey is a graduate of the University ofijf
Pennsvlvauia.
' T . ... , , the
Manager Joyce of the Giants doesn't
believe m having a trainer for his team
and did not have one at Lakewood. It
is said that nearly every man on the
team is sore and stiff.
Joe Corbett, of Baltimore, was given a are
$300 increase in salary this season, but who
insists on $900 more, and nothing has the
been heard of him since his $2,100 ccn
tract was forwarded to linn.
not
in
them
study
while
five
we
the
I now
for
any
from
are
but
and
SELF DEFENCE.
Leiperville, near Chester, is getting to
be a popular place with boxers for train
ing, and there is quite a little colony of
them there. Joe Goddard is the latest to
join the party, and he and Jack Bonner
and Eddy Lenny will work together.
"Dick" Case, of Seattle, lowered the
colors of Tommy Cavanaugh, of Buffalo,
in the arena of the Kentucky Athletic
Club, Saturday night, in the third round.
Charley Johnson, who is to box Joe
Walcott or some other good man at
Athens on May 9, is back in Philadel
phia. He lias been training hard while
lie has been away, and is now close to
140 pounds.
"Dal" Hawkins, who lias expressed a
willingness to meet any pugilist who
cares to make a match with him at 133
pounds, arrived in New York from San
Francisco Thursday. "Sam" Fitzpatrick
offered him a match with "Billy" Moore,
of Syracuse, and he lias the offer under
Moore is a pupil of
"Tommy" Kvan and is considered a very
good man in lus clans. *
A match is talked of between Myster- ri n d ,
ions Billy Smith and Kid Mcl'artland.
Smith can't get below 150 pounds and | ,
Mcl'artland weighs in Condition about 1 P?
1-12. Mcl'artland recently refused to I
box Charley Johnson at 140,saying there c
were a great many boxers lie could light
! who were better. g I '
ter
wired a friend Linton
were coming I man
prepared to make
j matches with boxers in their respective
Barry, upon his arrival will
George Mtmroe, while Smith
, will throw down the gauntlet to George
I lixon.
consideration.

! Jimmy Barry recently
that he and Solly Smiil
I East next
week
sonic
loins,
chest
sent
either
scat
look ll|
j Al. llerford, of Baltimore, lias posted
\ $250 as a forfeit for Joe Gans to fight any
i man living at 133 pounds. The challenge
is aimed at Frank Erne, Jack Downey,
Dal Hawkins or Spike Sullivan, or Gans
will light Jack Daly if the latter can
come to 135 pounds.
Tommy Ryan thinks that Jim Jeffries
will give an interesting argument to
Peter Maher if they ever conic together.
Kyan says that Jeffries is as quick ami
agile as a cat, and can run 100 yards in
11 seconds.
The
course,
E.
against
11.
noon,
owing
The
the
Coach
Manager Robert Deady, of Athens, has
offered good terms for a 15-pound match
between Tom Conroy, who recently dc
S 3
fo^ome tZ y 'HeiT^^ing-f^M^I
laria and wants a rest, |
Malty Matthews and Owen Ziegler
have signed articles to box twenlv I
rounds at Paterson next month. This
will be the fourth battle for Matthews
within the past two months. j
Paddy Gorman, of Austialia, who has j
not been doing much fighting of late,
would like to meet any welterweight in
the business. 1 addy says he is in the
pink of condition and is ready to fight at
from 145 to 150 pounds.
Steve O'Donnell will not be able to do
any boxing for some time to come. He
broke both of his hands in his recent en
counter with, "Stockings" Conroy at
Troy. Stewis in great pain, and cannot
lift either hand above the elbow.
Prom
In
"Parson" Davies has changed his
mind and will stay in the tistic promot
ing business. He has matched Kid Mc
I'artland to meet Tom Tracey of Aus
tralia, for six rounds at Chicago on May
9. Jimmy Barry and Billy Kotchford
will also box six rounds on the same
Barry and Kotchford have
been offered a purse of $1,000 by a Chi
cago sport to fight to a finish.
The Bluff A. C. of Memphis, has noti
fied both Kid McCoy and Gus Kuhlin
that the organization will give a purse of
$7,000 if the boxers will agree to have it
"word acceptinr'but no!®
lias been heard from KuTi lin. He is wa"®
ing to see whether Tom O'Kourke will
increase bis offer of 00 per cent, of flip
gate receints '
is
lic
e veiling.
of
20
to
m,m.i.. „
.ifj iar li 1 , e Murphy, 'Gcran racing .
clist, mile-a-minute schemer, and home
trainer record breaker, appears now in a
new role, as he is waiting daily fora
call for army service. It seems that
when the war scare first started Murphy
went personally to General Miles and
pro/erred himself for courier service. He
gave his recommendations so strongly
that his was the first n^ne enrolled upon
IKK.'S'tiK'.S'ardS''
/A*!. .V?* th ®
£ t-jS '*>6 wo ™an rides be
0I ? J ' a PP a ra Qt
IwpIJtfnL Vhf i !F i ! n f^ II 'f nt 7
Dg Z ' 6 woma " frora the wind.
According to women riders the skirted
sex does not appear to as good advantage
on the rear seat of a tandem as on the
front. The women object to being placed
where they have to view a man's back,
It looks like discourtesy on the part of
the masculine rider to go in front, they
say. Furthermore, when in the rear
position the woman cannot be observed
by others so well as when in front,
]f there is one man in all the aggrega
tion of racing stars to be inflicted upon
the American public this season that
is more in earnest than "Majah"
Taylor, the colored boy, in his wish
to do well in the middle-distance ranks,
ir ) an has not been discovered.
Johnnie Johnson No. 1 and Cissac, the
* renchfhan, are also earnest workers,
and a11 t,iree rat * n {He preparing most
carefully to shine in middle-distance
LT.fnimtmn in itsiinSmZ' men work
lh T> 'P 11 * 1 * 1011111 lts ®" to °thtrs.
Bourotte, though much larger and
stranger than Michael, offers less wind
resistance than the latter for the reason
J ian jhe bars and his nose almost touches
M?* " h that training the
impnnt of the bars are plainly visible
on 1,18 bl ' east '
Lhl'cmnTrf K g f are , in i ,
| ? 1 , f ?[ r ced to . 8 lve cl, ! se j I
ofijf • 1 r ? C 'fi g - ™5 n a i
' ' r,i Vr k restrictions on tins side of week
the water differ matenallv from those
abroad. A practice that foreign riders
indulge in freely is looking back at the a ' n
finish of a race. That custom lias been
found here to often precipitate bad ac- .
cidents, and the L. A. W. race officials j is
are empowered to disqualify all riders t ' lls
who make a practice of look'ing back at
the incoming field.
Talk of the foreign riders now in much
America becoming citizens of the United 8.
States is so much space wasted and so vices
many untruths told. These men have
not the slightest intention of remaining '
in America, and will depart these shores
tnstantcr when money is not in sight for terian
them to win or try to win.
Those who have had an opportunity to vide
study the cycle racing game in this and
foreign countries generally agree that
while we excel in races upward to the a
five mile limit, and are able to vindicate ,r
ourselves and even excel as sprinters, lrrace
we have very few men able to make any
formidable showing against the middle
distance men, and the fast-paced men in
Europe.
AH classes, from the royal princes and
princesses to the poorest workmen, use the
the bicycle in Denmark. The number
I now in use is estimated at about 100,000 the
for a population of 2,200,000. The roads engine
throughout the kingdom are excellent.
Denmark is a fiat country, with Hardly
any lulls, and must be considered ideal
from a cycler's point of view. Supplies '
are mostly drawn from the United States,
but some come from England, Germany
and Austria ' l ,a
day.
CYCLING.
cy
I
to
and
a
The
27
of
one,
Bourotte, the rrctich middle-distance
ri n d , er ' 'jf f r "g in Franco, was the
^ ^ranee to defeat Jacqueline
, ,I ! a .^ c1 „ ,a<:u f ' lst s . ea ® on \ Bourotte
P? lmd 1 na,lie from1 that victory, and
ImJraipif!,'f?. 8 atpr in the season, in
c udm K lu ? «"° 1,1 ttle ll " l ";
££V*, 0 , g ''° nt ^ix-tnan t aco of
' lanco ; b,r ,' out le v f cor ( d - .'."Jthe lat
ter contest Bourotte defeated Linton,and
Linton now refuses (o meet the Freneh
man Mav 30 at Charles River Park for
\\
permit
corner
streets.
with
and
Thu
mg
terian
sonic reason unexplained.
Fatigue of the arms, hands, hips and
loins, difficult breathing and compressed
chest ate the result of riding with the
sent set too far back. If bothered in
either of 1 lie above ways try placing the
scat further forward.
are
Mr.
their
Century
building
by
thew's
The
phia,
C. A.
By
entlial
from
Ileald
Judge
tion
A
AQUATICS.
The double-scull race over the national
course, on the Schuylkill river, between
E. II. Ten Eyck and J. It. Juvenal
against George W. Van A'iiet and James
11. Ten Eyck, set for yesterday after
noon, has been indefinitely postponed
owing to a death in Juvenal's family.
The twenty odd candidates for the
University of Pennsylvania Freshman
and'Varsity crews that have survived
the trials and weeding out ordeals
Coach Ward has subjected them to have
js^^Ikksis—■ -—
AMONO Tt ™ HORSEMEN.
| It j 8 generally conceded tliat if war
Ziegler ^liould break out the price of horses
twenlv I would go up. but there will be no docked
This horses in t' •" dry. I'ncle Sam is a
sensible old person and don't buv stub
j tailed horses.
has j . The Cleveland (0.) track is now 87
late, *ect wide in the homestreach.
in The English thoroughbred stallion
the (.ulistan, ha? been sold to the French
at Government at
do
He at $50.
en
at
a reported price of $10,
000 .
Director's new owner is standing him
in Russia the amount of monev earned
by a horse is higher than the wages of a
man, and lienee, of course, very much
higher than the wages of a woman.
Thus in the Nishni-Volga section we
nnd the average pay of man and horse to
be about seyenty-two cents per day, of
man alone thirty-four cents—that is
thirty-eight cents for horse and thirty
four cents for man.
The Philadelphia Horse Show manage
ment announces purses for this year's
show amounting to $15,000.
All Star, who recently brought $3,000
coach horse, has a trotting record of
his
Mc
Aus
May
have
Chi
of
it MISCELLANY.
front'finds bitnsdf:u,
, ' Terr ? !e Turk '"
T? 1 '
flip wifi lie in a' ^ ° rk ' le
' • P a twent}-four-foot ring so
rope-in-closed that he cannot run awav
and live to wrestle another day. Koebe'r
is angry because of the severe criticism
Ins sprinting methods at Madison Square
Garden have caused. He seems deter
mined to regain his foothold in the pub
lic s esteem. He says that he never has
shown the white feather and that his
recent tactics were adopted to wear out
his man.
a
Qt
7
Summer am being run on the Del
aware avenue line,
Miss Margaret Kane is the Lme«t of
friends in Baltimore Md °
wiir '
W. Mustard, of Lewi
vimting VVi mington friends,
Mr. and Mrs. William Munis have re
turned fro,n a visit to Boothwyn.
i , Misa 3 D- Bradford is spending a
j I ,leasant time at Portland, Oregon.
Miss Clara Blackburn w ill spend the
week with friends at Warwick, Md
, . '
Berrv trains will begin running from
a ' n olfolk over the Delaware railroad to
. ^ s ? TIeine McCabe of Baltimore, Md.,
j is visiting Miss Blanche Keaveney of
t ' lls city.
Belts and pockets to match of faded
diagonally folded striped silk
much used,
8. Harrington Litteil conducted
vices at Christ Church, Delaware City
yesterday. 1
' iw j r Franklin „t y i
preached yesterday at Ilanmw Presbv
terian Church i usd}
,, ..
vide N T^s on an* extended "visd* i'i
friends in this citv d 1
* ' . , , fn
a ra * n G ^ aso,, » a JJ ,on >l*?r of the Temple
,r liar ,7. 6Uc cPcds Thomas Benson in the
lrrace Lhurcn Quartet,
The uniforms of Delaware troops
consists of brown slouch hats, blue
blouses and brown leggings.
John E. Healey, of this city, has been
awarded the contract for the erection of
the cupola on the almshouse,
The crew of shifting engine No 24 of
the B. & O. railroad has decorated" her
engine headlight with flags and bunting
Tnmpa \r i.ao a
Riyerview avenue near sixteenth sired
' , I sixteenth street,
iln " daughter, of Mid
. Y/ 1 ! S. 10 ' iavc occn vjsijing Mrs.
l ,a 'tiel Collins, returnod borne on .Satur
day.
cy
The Vienna committee has decided to
reserve four places for the following Am
erican players in the forthcoming inter
national chess tournament: Bteinitz,
I lllsbury, Showalter, and D. G. Baird.
Wefers and Kush, two of the greatest
sprinters ever known, will be among the
entries in the sprinting championships
to be held at Berkley Oval on Mav 27
and 28. Cornell and Yale will also be
well represented in the championship
events.
Harry Weldon, sporting editor of the
Cincinnati Enquirer, lias been chosen to
referee the wrestling match between
Yousouf and Tom Jenkins of Detroit.
Richard Croker's two sons are playing
a strong game of baseball for Brown.
The Brown University track team is at
work in preparation for the inter
collegiate track championships on Mav
27 and 28. 3
Parker Freeman of Philadelphia, the
former crack quarter mile runner, has
gone in for yachting. He is the owner
of one of the nevv knockabouts, a fast
one, too, and he intends racing her this
season.
LOCAL DOTS.
lias been
are now
scr
\\ illiam E. Janes has been granted a
permit to'erect a store at the northeast,
corner of Fourteenth and Washington
streets.
Grass linen in open work stripes and
variously embroidered designs, mixed
with gold threads, appear in vests, yokes
and collars.
Thu subject for the Wednesday
mg prayer meeting at Central Presby
terian Church is "Our Country."
even
are welcome
Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Morse v
celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary
their marriage on'Friday at the
Century Chib.
ill
:
new
wcrful effort to secure funds for
building a new church is being made
by tlie building committee of m. Mat
thew's Mission,
The Bov. Whalen Hoyt., D. 1)., a
prominent Baptist minister of Philadel
phia, addressed a meeting at tlioY. M.
C. A. yesterday.
By the breaking of a shaft at F. Bluni
entlial A Co.'s works on Saturday the
putting-out machines were prevented
from working all day.
HughJ,C. Browne and William 11.
Ileald will, next Saturday, apply to
Judge Spruance for articles of incorpora
tion for the Italian Republican League.
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