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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. THE AMERICAN DERBY. Sr: ^U*U4U44UU4*UUUUU*4**44UUU4U4U444U44U*mttimUUUUJ5 Various Pointers Gathered From Off the Turf. SELF DEFENSE; OTHER SPORTS Resume of the Latent Happening* in Athletics—Indoor and Field Doings or Interest Here. BASE BALL SCORES. At Brooklyn: a. n. k. 10 15 0 , 9 15 1 Brooklyn. Philadelphia Batteries—Dunn, Yeager and Grimm; Donohue and McFarland. Umpires— Lynch and Cpnolly. At Baltimore: rp. . ,, , The \\ dmington High . chool baseball team will take a trip to l'ort Deposit on \ Mav 7 where the good to nlavthestronv I may /, «iiere uieuiouio pid} inesuoiig Tome Institute team of that place. .... -j .* • , , Unexpected things happen in base ball and no mtstake. rake the case of 1 hiiadelphm. Stallings picks up three men from the Mud A alley leagues in Dunkle, Duggleby and 1 latt. Diinkle is a Pennsylvania product. ."Dug" comes from Auburn and I latt is from Ohio, New York runs against Stallings' crew and look at the result. Dunkle van miwlipw Mcfkin Dumrlehv nver«hn<1oum quisnes mi t Kin, j niggieo} o\crsnauo\\s the touted wonder, Seymour, and then the unknown Platt onnoses the <rre*it 4 unKnown i mix opposes i. e great Amos Rusie with a similar result. ' 7 , ,. , . .... , r , In a letter to Joyce,OliverTebeau says: I " 'Nig' Cuppy's arm is still in the ranks and ll.e funeial Hill not scasun it mbs doctor is a. 11 . E. .(i 12 0 Baltimore. New York . 4 8 2 Batteries—Hughes and Clarke; Meekin and Grady. Umpires—Ernslie and Andrews. At Washington: n. 11 . e. 0 7 2 7 14 0 Batteries—Weyhing and McGuire; Nicholas and Yeager. Umpire—Snyder. At Chicago: Washington Boston. 11. It. E. . 13 19 2 . 7 14 (i Chicago. Louisville... Batteries—Thornton, Isbell and Dono hue; Khret and Wilson, man and Heydler. At Pittsburg: Umpire—Cush R. H. E. 3 9 3 7 13 0 Batteries—Kiilen and Schriver; Dam mann and Wood. Swartweodand Wood. Pittsburg.. Cincinnati. WHERE THEY PLAY TODAY. Boston at Washington. New Y'ork at Baltimore. Philadelphia at Brooklyn. , Cincinnati at Pittsburg". Louisville at Chicago. St. Louis at Cleveland. 1 DIAMOND DUST. — j of the living, - | take place this . j telling the truth. I First base will be a difficult position to ! play on the new Brooklyn grounds, as the sun will be in the eyes of the base .man. Tom Tucker will thus have a good chance to show his playing ability. l The question of captaincy of the Pliila delphia team has not yet teen settled. j The management seems to expect some one to take the responsibility without That is foolish in the 1 bets, whom Comisky once dubbed the j champion two-handed talker of the As- j Isochit ion, is charged with insinuating | ,| his proboscis into the practical manage-; ui t of the team. I Scout Sockalexis, of Tebeau's Cleveland : Indians, is as dull as a hoe. But Sock's ; | pedals are as inercuriSl as ever, and his fiat-footed sprints around the bases al- j most stand off his weakness in the field. George Davis, of the Giants, will hold ! clown a desk in one of the municipal de- j partments of the Greater New York at j I the close of the baseball season. This i I position was secured for him by I'rcsi I dent Freedman. ' 1 j extra pay. extreme. ! That garrulous magnate, Charley Kb- j In his scent for short-hit groundlin Ed ('art vvright, better known as "Piano ; Legs," is negotiating for first baseman ship oil the <hnaha team for the season, j Now that the Decker deal lias fallen through it is quite likely that lie may be [ given a chance. The Bostons, though champions of the National League, have been defeated : more times by minor league clubs this spring than any other organization. I Which merely goes to show that you cannot always sometimes tell. j Ciiauncey Fisher, who is training with the Indianapolis club, still refuses to a consider the Omaha offer, and says that ] unless it is raised he will remain home this season or go to the coast and play wit h an independent team. McCarthy, of Pittsburg, will make some of the would-be champion pitchers looa sick before the present season is over, lie wields that stick of his in a manner that would da credit to an Irish man at the fair across the way. i First Baseman Kothfuss, who joined the Pittsburg Pirates recently, is to be loaned to the Kansas City "Club fora time at least.. Kothfuss is too valuable a player to. give up entirely, and Pres. dent Watkins docs well to keep a string c on bun. As Jack Doyle stepjx'd to the bat in the second inning of the first Washing ton-Baltimore game lie was astonished to see the whole Baltimore nine streak- l ing for the home plate. But they had no evil designs, cither upon him or the umpire. They simply came into pay their respects to their old first baseman and to present him with a diamond ring, Jack blushed his acknowledgements, lined out a two-baser, hurt his finger in a collision with llughey Jennings at second base and dropped out of t lie game. Brush road his blacklist rule to the players of the Cincinnati Club and itave them each a copy of it to sign. The new rule will be posted in the grand stand of t lie dub and the patrons as well as the players will have to live up to it. . .^ Corbett is considering theadvisa bilifcy of jumping lug contract with Bal timore and remaining on the coast this season. .Joe has under advisement an offer of $2,000 to pitch for the Oakland' Pacific States league team for the season, and he may accept the offer. Monte Cross,as captain of the Phillies, has received positive instructions tore frain from flooding the umpire with Chuck Connor's eloquence this What a heap of lore the members of Uncle Kick's staff will be deprived of if Monte obeys the ultimatum by thinking to himself. season. in Umpire .8 wart wood lias a peculiar shield which he uses for a chest pro tector while behind the bat. This shield is buckled to his left arm, so that when he folds it on his chest the shield pro tects Mm from foul tips. If Ed would only carry a spear he would look like a genuine gladiator. k. 0 1 SELF DEFENCE. l'ediar Palmer is reported broke and willing to fight again. Kid Broad has gone to Cleveland to • for Fred Green at Canton on prepare Mav 10. Tom (J'Rourke forfeited $500 to Sammy Kelley and Dave Sullivan for failure to pull off their light last Monday. Spike Sullivan had a chat with Kid Lavigne the other day and Lavigne said lie was sure to make another trip to London. The grand jury sitting at Columbus lias indicted Oscar Gardner for prize fighting in the fatal Stout case, but not for manslaughter. Matty Matthews sends word to his manager John T. Dougherty, from the Catskill Mountains, that when lie meets Owen Ziegler at Patterson, N. J., on May 9th, lie will be in his test possible form. Billy O'Donnell of Memphis, and Jack Hamilton of Syracuse, have been en gaged to bex the preliminary to the Ruhlin-McCoy affair at Syracuse on May 20. Kid McCoy is in Buffalo and lie is ing the sports there a big jolly. He announces that he wilt make Buffalo his home in the future, and that lie will study surgery at the Buffalo University expecting to matriculate after a four years' course. Matty Matthews and Owen Ziegler, who are to meet in a 20-round bout at the North Jersey Athletic Club of Pater so'n, on May 9, have started in training for the battle. Matthews is doing his work at Dougherty's road house in South Brooklyn, while Ziegler is getting him self in siiape at a gymnasium in Pliila , delrliia. evident that Ben Jordan the \ u I s .' C V> euuent mat i>tn Jordan, tne I English feather-weight, won't come to ® ' .i: fl i„ ti . mis country i n some iituo time, at least, contrary to the statements issued. He lias been matched to meet "Darky" Wallace for a $2,500 purse next Septem ber, before the National Sporting Club, L olu l on . It is not likely under the P j mi mstanops that ho ran risk a mntrh w ith Dixon or any other good man in wi|,;« ,, n n .. . . ... 1 »P lkc *=» bvan is sincere in ins declaration that lie will meet anybody rmllttrv »t 1*N ™»nmk ho will ; country at J.w pounds, lie win llot find anv difficulty in arranging a i Frank Krne the nonular Bnfhlo i m.u n. rianw ia ne, me popipai L>uiiau> | feather-weight, is not on the trail of i <,, 11 ;,..,,, fr rn « if i .sullivkn'ia anxious to box anybody he ! w i II be pleased to meet him at his own terillSi nsfmoly, 133 pounds, before any ! reputable club offering the test induce ment. E. 0 2 e. 2 0 j 2 (i 3 0 giv wagl . rcd in San Francisco pool rooms on th( f sliarkev-Jeffries boxing vvhic i, u scheduled for May (i. men arc training earnestly. Jim Me-: Gratli has charge of the Sharkey trainin camp, while Rill', rMit-haml man. J It is estimated that $150,090 will be contest, Both | A 20-round bout lias teen arranged be- j tween Dick O'Brien and Jack Burke, the ; Boston middle-weight, to be decided at i .the Iloffman Athletic Club of Lynn, ■ j Mass., on May 9. O'Brien should defeat 1 | Burke, as the latter is not as clever as O'Brien anil cannot punch as hard. Jack Everhardt lias teen not iff ed by Matchmaker Schlichtcr, of the Arena, that lie lias matched him to meet the; ; winner of the McKeever-Da v six-round J tent fora similar number of rounds at, j the Arena Club on May 29. jjmniv Barry lias accepted Torn ! O'Rourke's offer of a $2000 purse to j meet Casper Leon in New York city somo iituo next month, and the indies i tinns are that these two clever bantams will b# matched in a few davs. 1 1'|,e match between Tonnnv West and Delaney is Jeffries'j j Tommy Ryan is about as good as made. iu West lias notified Ryan that lie would box whet home, him in Greater New York or an a away from Syracuse, Rym Ryan lias said all right. The prospect of a match being ar-j ranged between Spike Sullivan and Frank Erne, of Buffalo, has had the of- I feet of bringing the club matchmakers to tlieir feet, and the first offer made, if j it is arranged, has been received from | 18 Jack Herman, of the Olympic Aili'etic Club, of Buffalo, who is willing to give [ a purse of $2000. Jack lleriuan, manager of the Olympic I Athletic Club, of Buffalo, where Frank ; Krne defeated Harrv Lemon, the col ored boxer, in a twenty-round bout on j Monday night week, claims that the ! gate receipts of that sliow were the larg- | est ever taken in at a boxing show that city. The receipts of the sliow amounted to $3()G<), and as-Erne had fought for a $11100 guarantee, or (10 per [ cent, of the gross receipts, l.is end of the | a » m0,,ntea to ) CYCLING. The identical pair of shoes worn by Zinimer mnn, when that champion "h c h amp i ong won his novice race in 1886, are on exhibition in a store window in Hie '98 meet town, Indianapolis. On that: occasion "Zim" wore a full suit of bright! blue tights and a Derby hat, much too l ar g C for him. He rode the long-since discarded Star machine and the spectacle I presented by the speedy, though at that I time unknown Jerseyman, was extreme-1 |y ludicrous. Ho continued to wear the or shoes referred to in all his races, after j which he used them for house slippers [ at his borne in Maiinsttunn, N. >)., until j some friend asked lor and was presented with them as a souvenir. Thus far the Cycledrome, in behalf of j the International Cycle Track Associ ation, which at present is not. per manently formed, but is to be on April | 30, lias gained control of the Cycledrome, Waltham, and Woodside Dark, Philadol-1 ptiia. The track at Woodside Dark has j jet to be built, and Tom Eck is there superintending the work. The Cvcle drome has engaged about forty pace an i makers, of if Bicycle riding and bicycle racing are more than twenty-one years old in the fact of existence, but in the knowledge and opinion of the general public thev are botli mere infants. The arrangement of a match race be tween Tom Linton and '•Major" Taylor is talked of for the national L. A. \V. meet at Indianapolis. Tiie International circuit will comprise nine tracks in tire United States, three in Canada and' two in Paris, France, to which the attractions will be transported probably next winter. Robertson, the English crack, will shortly arrive in this country and take his place as a member of the Interna tional Association's team. He is one of the finest looking men on the path, mag nificently built, 5 feet il inches high, and weighs 180 pounds. "Pluggor Bill challenge for a match race against any man in America for fifty miles. A race will probably be arranged this week be tween him and Harry Elkes. A race for multicycles, open to all kinds, from tandems to sextets, without handicaps, is being arranged by the Quill Club Wheelmen. August lehr the < iennan professional, expects to sail for this country on May 17th. Riders who are worried bv having toe clips that hart t hem could often trace it to the fact that they had not a proper regard for the length of their ties when they selected the clips. The end of the clip in order not to cause pain should always reach the end of the toe joint Clips are made with top reaches of vari ous lengths,and as some riders have long toes and others short ones due allowance should be made in choosing clips. An effort is now being made to bring Tom Cooper and Jaap Eden together at Waltham, May 30 next, the contest to be in mile heats, the first unpaced, the sec ond paced, and the third to be decided by the riders on the toss of a coin. Training-quarter reports from Cincin nati, where both men are training, say t hat Cooper and Eden are among the foremost in every bit of hard work. Cooper started out for his season by training with the fast brigade, and did not first join the slow men as do others. He is showing this spring the same en ergy that was his in '95, and know ing ones predict as great a season for the De troit man as was his in '95. a Martin lias issued a Ike rulford, the big trainer who had charge of Burns Pierce in the New York six-day race last winter, is now in charge of Jaap Eden and A. W. Porter. Pulford stan ds nearlv six and one-half feet in his . • - , , , • , m „i ... smcKings, ana nas ms cuarges scareu to death half the time. There is an excei . . , , vr ■ TavW will haw , (.nance null .uajor taytor wilt na\e the opportunity to meet the five men wff h whom lie has been offered matches, for $o00 n side each. Taylor is anxious to accept one and all of these men with whom lie feels certain of success. His backers are holding him in check, and promise him that all in good time he will find the opportunity, ' i - ,» , ,r 'V L \ 1 ; °P ed 1,1 Boston—Kent and Ilenshaw by Henshaw is a New York rider i 1 orK nuir i a,u ^ Is - ent 18a man <)f unknown ability | . . ■ T) • | ingt , MV . i 1111111 t,lld P ni i ft . i nis team nas trav i died a mile unpaced 111 world-recora ! ««;W this reason 01 uiatcii races and handicap races ga ! lori ' far advanced, The noted Denver racer, \V. \V. Ham ilton. may be a member of the National Track Association team. Karl Kaser, the Swiss champion, and Harry Elkes will meet in a 100-inile match paced race before the season is twenty-tour hour uuleavoted to break the | world's ten mile record at Wood Green j track, London, last week, but mi ; by nearly two minutes. i Since Earl Peabody broke Zimnier mail's record lie lias been tilled with one great ambition, and that is to meet and defeat the man from whom lie took the [record, lie feels that this would be a tit t i ng end t 1 his own bri lliant cai eei on jl >:lt *'• One of the interesting events of (lie meet to be held .May 14 at the National (Velodrome, Ambrose Park, New York, will be a five-mile exhibition by Jimmie Mit:liael,pacedby]UforeignaiidAmon An English writer who is nil accepted authority mi cycling matters says that all tourists and long-distance riders .should carry chocolate with them on .■omit oi its nourishing and sustaining This might be worth trying (lin ing the century run season. Cordang, champion, 1 it ill lake:lie of wh can riders .■ae: little fellow half a mile. iu . virtues, . , , pi.jin.L.h.hm lias ■ K ' , , the foiir-ve'ar-old nz Cirbbn Glidte :** ,Bourbon Wi'lke 18 y 1 - , v . The two-year-okl sired by Domineer, 2.15|, and^out ofAte dam of Joe latchen. 2.01 j, t.I (; jsq,lime 5 oung), .s :i inuural ^ i ' 1 ' 11,18 •z' ' Harvey D. hrnst, formerly a "ell known horseman of I hiladelplua, now a popular turfman in Syracuse, N. 1 ., it is A nt'ral Nc^York down through the Central New 5oik Circuit. Edward Mills, of Boston, who once had Star Pointer and Guinette, is getting a stable together for this •eason's cam P»'* n 'Hc looks fortles^dy Canadian mare Nellie Bruce, 2.10.,, to be good in n „. a J' 1 ; i.'rt.lv, stahte °n the turf tiliiH >ear. Alcidaba, 2.10J, and \ alencc, L.l will be stable companions. . - The only thing this city wants in the Athletic line is a good boat club, where the people can go and either take a row or a sail. There is quite a number of good scullers in this city. Wake up, ymi Bachelor Boat Club, ami reorganize, When the foot ball season opens terc this coming season the crack team of the city, the Warren, will certainly be imlie best of condition. Captain McNce lias a number of the team out every good day playing base ball, running and practicing punting and drop kicking. AMONG THE HORSEMEN. bv He AQUATICS. FOOT liALL.