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Wilkes-Barre, iUUiiUUUUUUUUUUUIMR AHORSE RACEATHOME m B I THE liv-SSi AMERICAN DERBY. mi 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. ;e; N THE AMERICAN DERBY, Reading, Penna. st c THE AMERICAN DERBY, No, 422 Marshall Street, Richmond, Va. ;'iil fri THE AMERICAN DERBY. ij n r : V ariOllS Pointers (latliereil r 1*0111 | <1(1* fli/i u *t "" 1U11, SELF DEFENSE; OTHER SPORTS The Washimdoiis have some fine I D |„ v( ,,. u t, u t team work is lacking. Some <V the men want to have Hoyle made nvimtger at once " ! i Now for a four days' tarry at Washing V i ill. ii,.„ i ton forthe Plnll.es. I ' This is Tebeau s teiitli year ... ( leve-, alltl • . . . , Havis, of the New Y orks, lias made but one inisplav tins season, j Springfield leads the Interstate League | with n■ tie straight victories. j jimniv Mcllale, tlie Senators' new outfielder has at last arrived from Cali j (irn j a ' If the wet weather keeps up much longer the Phillies will forget hoiv to play ball. Toman, the little Philadelphia short stop, lias made a big hit with the Buffalo Club. Springfield is to try George Bannon, a pitcher and one of the famous family of ball tossers of that name. Sam Thompson so far lias been batting in his old-time form. In eleven games he has made eighteen hits, with thirty totals. Pitcher Nichols says it is easier for a pitcher to pitch two games in succession than to pitch in two successive days. Connanghton, the ex-Boston catcher and infielder, has made up liis mind to He was liold Resume of 1 lie Latest Happenings ill Athletics—Indoor and Field Doings of Interest Here. WHERE THEY I'l.AY TODAY . Philadelphia at Washington. Baltimore at Boston. Brooklyn at New York. Cincinnati at St. Louis. Cleveland at ('liicago. Lotfisville at Pittsburg. DIAMOND DUST. go hack to Kansas City, ing out for more salary. Joe Herndon of Philadelphia, after a year's absence from the Eastern League, back with Springfield this season, pitching better than ever. Elmer Smith is batting at a .440 clip for Cincinnati. McCarthy, who took his place in Pittsburg, is knocking them out at tlie rate of .400. Dr. McJames was the first pitcher this i to keep Lajoie from making a safe In his first eleven games "Larry" got twenty-two, for a total of twenty nine bases. McGraw made but one error in his first 10 games, and batted successfully in Jennings lias also batted sue every game, and Kelley in IS season hit. every one. cessfully i ail but one. One criticism of President Young is timely. He made a mistake in pairing two star umpires like Tom Lynch and Tom Connelly. A decree of divorce would be proper, for Connelly would serve to stiffen tlie backbone of some of the weak sisters of the staff, j Ned Hanlon is in tlie dumps. War, I weather and umpires have made tlie erst while foxv Baltimore manager sore and j sad. lor ten days it lias rained in Bal itiniore. I Tlie divorce suit of Chris Von der Alie, the base ball magnate, against Della I Wells Von der Alie has been tried before | Judge Tally, of St. Louie, and taken under advisement. The case took a pe culiar turn. Cln is abandoning the suit, which was tried on the defendant's 1 cross bill. in j SELF DEFENCE. : Joe Goddard and Peter Maher are to box six rounds at the Arena next Friday I ni 8 ht - Charley Johnson left Philadelphia last night for Bridesport, ()., where lie lights 'Charley Burns of Cincinnati, on Thurs day night, May 12. i Fred Morris, (Muldoon's Cyclone), is • teaching the noble art of self defense at London, England. There is very little;doing in the boxing world of Australia just now. unfortunate Bill Slavin who , non Poor journeyed to South Africa in Mav last, died of small-pox on January 7, at Pieter- 1 maritzberg. Prior to liis iilness he had been starring with his brother, Jack Slavin, in various towns in South Africa. Dan Creedon's friends hope for an of the clever early return to tlie ring Australian middle-weight. James Campbell, a pugilist of Bing hamton, N. Y., died at Limestone, Brad ford, Pa., this morning from tlie effects of a blow over tlie heart received Thurs day night in a prize tight. Tod Bailey, of that citv, who delivered the fatal blow, lias not yet been arrested. the men reported signed within the last few days by Managei* O'Rourke are: Tommy Ryan vs. Tommy West, 20 rounds, at 154 pounds, June 10; Frank Erne vs. Dal Hawkins, 20 rounds, j at 184 pounds, no date selected. Peter Maher lias posted liis forfeit to meet Jeffries in the Lenox Club, in June, managed by Tom O'Rourke, who iias hail Jeffries' signature for three months past to box Maher, providing he de feated Sharkey, which feat Jeffries ac complished in twenty rounds at San Francisco Friday night. Jeffries has left San Francisco city for New Y'ork and will arrive in a few days. Much money ivas won by New Y'ork sports on Jeffries' win, many of whom had received "inside" tips from Golden Gate betting fraternity. Australian Jim Ryan anil Jack Me-. Donongli of St. I anl, fought a twenty round draw before the Kentucky Ath letic Club of Louisville, Ky., Thursday night. A1 Horford of Baltimore, and his stable of colored fighters are training j near the race track at Louisville, Kv. Joe Gans and Steve Crosby are matched, am! Herford wants to match ins heavy weight McCabe, with tom Lansing. He will fight at any terms. Leslie Pearce, the well known light Anion weight boxer, has secured the position [ nf boxing instructor and matchmaker I at the Metropolitan Athletic Club of : Wheeling. West V irginia. W. W. Xanghton of the San Francisco Examiner, thinks that Jefferies' victory | was not decisive, and that he should meet »Slnirkcv again. Xanghton eavs : -'ft. wasn't an overwhelming victory'by limy menus, though. The Isis Angelsean didn't draw far enough ahead of the bread-backed sailor to warrant being bailed as "The caning champion of the world." He will need to meet Sharkey again, and win by a bigger margin before any such I him. Charles Johnson of Philadelphia, and "Mysterious" llillv Smith of Boston, will Jt in a .-.-round contest before the!"!'?' Olympic Club of Athens, to night a week, 1 a Mav Id. The contest between Johnson and Torn Treacv of Australia, advertised ' for tonight, has been declared off. Treacy j eould not make the stipulated weigh!,; and demanded a postponement, but Manager Heady refused the demand, and j substituted Shiitli forthe following week, j Tommy West and Tommy Rvan, the ! wcllei-weight champion of the world, | who Innc accepted the offer of a $2500, purse, which was made for them a few , days ago by Tom O'Rourke, will, barring | a postponement, meet in a Ground j ! fault at tlie Ice Palace, New York, on j •'•>»<; »'• U >' ul '« c . onfident ° f d< f ati "* | i West as easily as he recently whipped I Bill Heffernan. of Australia. ' ^ ^ n( , he carpenters , lmminers, accompanied by bustle and j n the. Ice Palace Auditorium, j job;, street, and Lexington avenue, pro | claims the early resumption of boxing in j the Greater New York. F. F. O'Rourke is the lessee of this immense auditorium, and lie has christened this latest- acces sion to fisticuffs the Lenox Athletic Club. lx* conferred upon nr can ! CYCLING. Alfred Koecher, one of tlie many "champions of Germany," is reported to have given up riding for good, to devote himself to tlie cycle trade. There is talk of establishing a theatre in tlie Bois de Bolougne at Paris to cater to the trade of the cyclists who throng the beautiful park in summer. Tlie list of bicycle events to be run at the Intercollegiate A. A. championship meeting at the Berkeley Oval, on Mav 27 and 28, will include a quarter, Half, one, and five mile single and one-mile tandem races. Articles of agreement have been signed by Harry Kikes and William Martin, to meet in ii fifty-mile paced race at Boston, on June 25, for a $1,500 purse. Cordang, holder of tlie twenty-four hour record, may come to this country in August, to ride a twenty-four hour race with Frank Waller. Champion six-day Miller lias closed an agreement which calls for his pres ence in Europe this summer on the tracks in Paris and Berlin. It It is reported from Paris that pacing by electric tandems is disappointing. Tioga track improvements are coming along nicely, and the famous old track will be a lively place before the season is very far advanced. Belgian and French track cracks in tlie early spring days often train on the road paced by motors. Fred Loughead, tlie Canadian cham pion, lias gone into business and may be unable to race this year. A unique cycle club is being formed in It will be made up only of Already sixty members are • Tom Cooper and Jean Gougoult-z will J ride a match race, best two-in-three of Vienna. singers, in it. mile heats, at Detroit, on May 14. j International races between tlie pac ing crews will be a feature at Woodside Park the coming season. According to the opinions expressed by many prominent wheelmen, the present war with Spain will not effect the interest in the racing game, but un less the public turns out in large num bers some of tlie numerous track associa tions are sure to loose money. <living to the speculating that is_ being done on the matter of tlie big Eastern racing associations who will figure so largely in cycle racing tiiis season a local man lias figured out that $200,(Kill may he spent before the season is over by these same associations. When one is all fatigued, or climbing of a steep hill, it is really surprising what a light touch of a helping hand will do. j 111 The help lies not so much in the phy sical pressure as in tlie mental confidence which is inspired by the presence of a j friendly hand at one's shoulder. 21 a I i When August Lehr arrived at Berlin lie surprised all liis friends by his Iosh of So much had lie decreased in weight, 1 advnirdupnis that he was justly called the skeleton. In spite of the auguries about the inevitable physical collapse in America. Lehr said lie never felt so well in liis life, and was lavish in liis praise of Trainer John West. He told the tier mans that they did not have the first, idea of training. American cyclometers are largely used abroad, but some difficulty is found in adjusting them to many English ma chines on account of tlie very narrow on them between tlie front fork , past season, anil' nlB | 1 t01 . t ) u . , )ils t two years, have been sinned to jointly coach the Williams Col | eleven during the coming fall. Hine H j|| be general coach and medical direc tor of the team. Thoy will receive a total of $1,500 for the season, j Wallace 8. Moyle of Y'ale, who coached ^], t . Brown University eleven fur tlie lust (hroe vearg | mH declined an offer to re turn as coach of that team next fail. An c j[ or j j s Ina king on the part of Brown lo secure the services of John A. Hall, end rus |, on the Yale eleven the past season. space side and wheel hub. A longer bracket would ra'se tlie instrument higher and give more room for proper adjustment, or a clip by which the cyclometer could be attached to tlie iork-side at any point would give the same result. Some such method is necessary in tlie case of very close-built machines. a FOOT BALL. Tlie Foot Ball Rules Committee held another meeting at the University A. C. Saturday afternoon. Chairman Dashiel said that tlie committee's report would not bo readv until after another confer wbich will be held tlie probably lie first week ence last, week of this month or t of June. Alfred H. Hine, full-back on tlie Y'ale igo and substitute tlie Josiah J. Hazen, end [ Swain, the tackle of last year's Harvard I team, had his left leg broken in an acci dental collision while catching in the Letter ' scrub" base ball w riee last Tuos day .afternoon. At the Cambridge IIos pital, to which he was removed, it was found that he had suffered a compound inictuie jnat above the ankle, which means that Ins foot ball playing is probably over, AQUATICS. Whether Champion Ten lock w ill re turn to the CniversiH oi Pennsylvania next fall is, in the minds ot some, a question. Ten Kick's late entrance in meUentHi School (January i and various ot , he , r mrci.n.slaiices point strongly to the!"!'?' >» sportmg parlance, is known as 1 a ' I lie first real work of the ('olinnbia ' Varsity crew will be its meeting with j the eight- of the Naval Academy at An mipolis on Saturday, May i t. A big regatta will be held in Toronto, j Canada, in August next, under the joint j auspices id' the Northwestern Amateur ! Kowing Association and the Canadian | Amateur Rowing Association. It is pro posed to have professional races on one , uny, and Kdward Hanlon, who is nian | aging tins part, is endeavoring to make j matches with some of the fast profes j sional scullers. | AMONG THE HORSEMEN. Acting under instructions from State Attorney Knsor, of Baltimore county, Chief of Police Cliilcoot, today took sev eral bookmakers into custody at tlie Prospect Park track Saturday. The pacer W. Wood, 2.07, has been sent to Honolulu, Tlie new track at Hagerstown, Md., is now completed. Gen B. F. Tracy lias sold his well known trotting stallion, Captain Wal bridge, 2.18], toa titled Russian horse man for shipment abroad. Hal Pointer, 2.043, the old veteran, will be raced again this year by hie owner, R. F. Peck, of Lock Haven, l'a. Tlie Canadians believe that the war between tlie United States and Spain will boom their racing. A purse of $1,000 will be offered for tlie 2.20 trotters at the New Jersey State Fair, which will bo held at Waverley Park, September 5 to 9. MISCELLANY. A week ago Saturday, at Philadelphia, Tewkesbury, the U. of P. sprinter, met "Barnie" Wefcrs, the champion of the world, at 120 yards and won in the fast time of 11 4-5s. Welers holds the re cord of 11 2-5s., amt the victory of Tewkesbury lias awakened strong hope* among tlie Pennsylvanian. The news that Tom Burke ot Athenian fame, will run for Harvard in tlie dual meet is received with much interest in Cambridge. This means at least ten points for the crimson. Harvard had a walkover in tlie inter collegiate gun club shoot held in New Haven, .Saturday morning. Yale finished second with ease. Paul of Pennsylvania won the individual high mark prize, breaking twenty-eight out of thirty birds. A mass meeting was held at Columbia University Saturday afternoon to decide whether the track team should disband. It was decided not to. On Saturday next Harvard lias her first big athletic event of the year—the dual track games with Yale. • Tlie Chicago Athletic Association w ill J send a team to New York city in June to compete in the swimming championship of the A. A. U. to he held under the auspices of the New York Athletic Club. Keene Fitzpatrick is anything but sal isfied with the standard shown by tlie Yale track team, and not only is tlie loss of thei intercollegiate championship con sidered probable, but deteat is looked for j 111 the dl| id meet with Harvard. j "Outside of the lack of fast sprinters aud strong shot-putters," says a Cornell "there is no event but lias good men trying for it. We have men doing 21 and 22 feet in the broad jump. Tlie Harvard class games of a week ago were marked by no phenomenal per formances. One pleasant feature, from a Harvard standpoint, was the work of A. L. Nickerson, a freshman, in (lie run ning broad jump, lie clearing 21 feet 9 inches. man, Government Seoul Boat. I At tlie office of Harlan & llolliiigs i worth Company oil Saturday, it was ascertained that Naval Constructor Tauressey, a member of the Auxilliary Cruisers' Board, lias recommended that the government accept Howard Gould's yacht Niagara, for a scout boat. Mr. Gould offered to loan his yacht to the government upon certain terms, in which, it is said, a clause ivas made, that tlie vessel was not to be used for heavy work. The Niagara carries her own arma ment and it is not likely that additional guns will be put on the vessel, tlie government accept the boat, she will he used exclusively to hunt up the enemy. She is expected to lx* ready for use iii about three weeks. Should The Irish Evangelist. Evangelist S. It Maxwell will con tinue to preach at the First M. P. Church, Seventh and Walnut streets, during this week. Mr. Maxwell possesses rare ability as a preacher, and tlie crowds increase nightly to hear him. Tlie church is benefited, his is posi bcing greatly as a result of the meeting. Tii tiveiy tlie last week that tlie Evangelist will be at tlie church, so those who de sire to hear him must come now. Fourth Anniversary Banquet. Washington Camp, No. 4, P. O. S. A., will give a banquet and entertainment at Eden Hail, next Monday, May 20th, to celebrate the fourth anniversary of their organization. Any one holding a card of invitation will be admitted wUh the privilege of bringing some one with them. Collie Dog Killed. A handsome and valuable collie belonging to Frank Carswell, was killed by an electric car on Market street be tween Eighth and Ninth streets, early Inst evening.