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Wilkes-Bat»re, j a i AHORSE RACE AT HOME i i I | | THE AMERICAN DERBY. : the and the said will the it are it | There has never been such a* Winner for Agents. COUNTY RIGHTS FREE. You Can Buy Exclusive State Right for $25.00. / i THE AMERICAN DERBY, / Metamora, Mich. THE AMERICAN DERBY, and what the may the ion have i trade ! at. field. cil I that ball union the | Reading, Penna. THE AMERICAN DERBY, No, 422 Marshall Street, Richmond, Va. THE AMERICAN DERBY. boa evil bor son wot| as to] notiij schol Hives,-v sideralj I'l ■ I Various Pointers Gathered From Oil' the Turf. i 1 SELF MFEXSE; OTHER SPORTS I ItcMiime of the Latest Happenings in I Athletics—Indoor and Field Doings of Interest Here. , . j at j !> 1 1 | the be last The j CASE BALL SCORES. At Philadelphia: | Philadelphia. I Baltimore... Batteries—Fi field and Dugglesgy and Fisher; Hughes and Powerman. Umpire—Emslie and An- ; drews. At Boston: Boston. Brooklyn. Batteries—Lewis and Bergen; Yerger and Grim. Umpire—Curry and Snyder. At New York: n. H. K. r> 1: OBI McFarland, I w 1 It. II. E. I .12 11 0 . 0 1 3 K. II. E. , 0 12 2 New York . Washington . 3 7 tl Batteries—Basic and Warner; Swaim Umpire—Lynch and and McGuire. Conollv. At Chicago: Cleveland .... Chicago. Batteries—McAllister, and O'Connor; Griffith and Donohue. Umpire—O'Day and McDonald. At Pittsburg: Pittsburg. St. Louis. Batteries — Taylor and Iihines and Schriver. wood and Wood. 11. II. E. . (I 10 5 ,13 11 4 K. H. E. .. (I 11 1 ..075 Clements; Umpire—Swart feit, and as gram DIAMOND DUST. Roger Connor is playing first for his Waterbury team. Lajoie has already made seven doubles and three triplets. McGraw and Jennings have not yet failed to bat safely in a game. One consolation—Chicago lias no more Griffiths.—Cleveland plain Dealer. Omaha made ten runs in the first inning of a recent game with Kansas City. Washington provides four of the nine players on that typical team of weak lings. Elmer Smith lias hatted safely in four teen straight games, making twenty-six hits. and in now meet Cincinnati's were sustained with Hill in to A.'C. Bergen is hitting in splendid style. No j 4Le j one in the club is meeting the hail better j than he. Sam Thompson failed to make a hit in ! 4Hat a game Wednesday for the first time this j " ;season. "Chick" Stahl hasn't had an assist in i twenty games. They have respect for that arm of his. [lut twenty-one hits were made off Pitcher Hughes in the first four games lie pitched. Three of the first four defeats of the the box. A mile Young Roach, formerly England League, is catching in nil the j K. i games for the Hartford chib. tionai i Any member of the Cincinnati club !*t I put out of the game for making a kick is fined $25 by the Cincinnati club. f the New donald, been it can 100. for geared have the "Hawley violates the pitching rule | every time he pitches a hall. He steps off | the rubber and goes up in the air, too," says Tim Hurst. J. tandem on a They purpose cycle momca match test Thomas contest, that contest will Jack English Freeman at a defend May Fcw lias new reliable" ner, cyclists lew now. roads valves often sand cause tightening When generally in the All Princeton is happy because "King" Kelly lias found it possible to join the team. Kelly's presence on the team will add greatly to its prospects of victory in the games with Harvard and Yale. Manager Hanlon tried hard to get : Lajoie for Doyle last fall, bet could not fetch it.—Boston Herald. There is not a single player on Hanlon's team for whom the Frenchman should be traded, says a Philadelphian. Wagner and Smith of the Louisville Club, were each fined $5 by Manager Clarke, lor sleeping until 10 o'clock. There was a meeting of the players and the management at a hotel, and Wagner and Smith failed to appear. They are hard losers out, there in Cin cinnati. After St. Louis won that twelve inning game Harry Weldon gently inti mated that it would he it good thing to bench Charlie Irwin for a few games until lie recovered his confidence. "I think the umpiring this season is the worst we have had tor a long time," said Muggsy McGraw. "The umpires have made a great many mistakes. Our ordere are to live up strictly to the rules. It is hard to do it, but I guess we will have to come to it." Manager Clarke of the Louisvilles.says the championship will lie between Balti more and Cleveland; Bug Holliday says it will be between Baltimore and Cin cinnati; Tim Hurst says the Baltimores are in a class bv themselves; Joyce says it will be New York in a walk. Anson is taking life easy tiiese days, and lias not made up liis mind as to what lie will do in future. Although the reopening of Mussey's billiard hull may find him part owner he will say nothing on the subject. In speaking of the Chicagos lie refused to give liis opin ion of them as a team, but he said, "They have not won the pennant yet." It is said that Baltimore is trying to i trade Nops and Pond to Brooklyn for ! Anderson. Hanlon wants to play Kelley at. first base, and Anderson in Hie out field. 'Flic Cleveland Building Trades Coun cil is sending a circular to labor organi zations all over tiie country charging I that t lie president of the Cleveland Base ball Club Insisted on employing non union carpenters and painters at liis Cleveland Park, and asking union work ingmen to keep this fact in mind when the Cleveland appears in their cities. In a very poorly Tcontested game of baseball at tiie Union Street grounds Wliat local public insist on the practice yards for more imagines lie must yesterday afternoon the High School team was victorious over the Friends School bv the score of 11 too. Fahey of the High School made a home rim. The batteries were: High School, llalin and Siinpsorf, and Fahey and Welsh; Friends School, Harvey and Porter. From SELF DEFENCE. l*cter Maher has signed to fight Cod dard in Coney Island, but the latter has not yet affixed his signature. Charley Johnson is training for his fifteen-round bout with "Mysterious" Billy Smith, which will beheld at the i Athens, Pa., Club next Monditv. 1 Jack in I , . ..— Hverliardt expects to stop I j "Young" Mnlmncy inside of six rounds! at the Arena on Friday evening, but the 1 Philadelphia boxer is apt to give him the same as "$pike" Sullivan got. j (ins Ruhliit, who is to meet "Kid" ■McCoy at Syracuse on Friday evening will try and rough it with the' "Kid." , , I !> 1 Joe Goddard, who is showing at the j 1 Lyceum Theatre, Philadelphia, tlii.s : | ine Pen Jordan, the English weight, will sail from England for this | country on Saturday. j "Kid" McCov has let $1,000 with a j Buffalo, N. Y., man that l.e licks i ce.n.. c. :*» i . v v . , ! So I sin th has arrived m New York, and w,II fight any 122-pounder. , ^ Matty Matthews and Tom Broderick, the clever light-weight of Yonkers, have been matched to try conclusions in a 20 round bout at the next boxing show to be given by the Waverly A. C. of Yonkers on May 20. Jim Jeffries, the clever California heavy-weight, who is making rapid strides in the direction of the champion ship goal, has made up his mind not to start tor East until the first week in August. The hottest prize fight ever seen in this section of the country was that pulled off last night by the Louisville Athletic Club between "Dick" Case of Seattle, cham pion light-weight of the Northwest, and "Bobby" Dobbs of Memphis, colored light-weight champion of the world. The colored man won in the 20th round after a terrific battle. and An- ; K. I w " k < is Popular on account of his easy victory over Peter Maher. 1 E. I 0 3 Rulilin. E. 2 tl It and E. 5 4 E. 1 The question of another match between Corbett and Fitzsimmons is yet in the conversational point. Corbett, being the challenger, should naturally post feit, and the ex-champion requested manager, VV. A. Brady, to do so. Mr. Brady arrived from Rochester yesterday, and said he would not put any money up as a forfeit, but would probably Boston Friday and have a talk with Julian. John J. Quinn, manager of Peter Maher, denies the statement that he has broken away from Maher, and in a tele gram which lie sent to Tom O'Rourke yesterday says he is willing to match Maher against Goddard for $5,000 a side the largest purse offered by any club a for his his yet first goto of the and . by I and in this country. Kid Madden wants another go at Frank Fisher. Tommy Keenan, the ex-boxer, who now is in the laundry business at 2350 North Third street, Philadelphia, has Tommy Nilon in charge. Nilon is to meet Steve Flanagan at the Arena on Friday night. Dan Carroll writes that he would like j in to meet Dan Dempsey, the winner of the A.'C. of I', tournament in March last, at No j 4Le Arena, or in private, j Jimmy Linn would like to get another ! p chance at Danny Neary. Jimmy thinks I in ! 4Hat- lie had the best of a recent contest j " Uaiuiy. in off ' ! that j A contract has been signed for a live mile match pursuit race between Clinton off CYCLING. j K. Coulter and Karl Kaiser, of the N'a tionai cyeledotne team. It will be rim !*t Bridgeport Conn June 15, and will is 1<ir 11 l ,UIBe the Eddie Bald and his trainer Pat Mac donald, arrived in New York yesterday morning from Cincinnati, where he has been training for the past month. it is quite a common thing for Ameri can racing men to ride with gears below 100. I t is the rule, on the other hand, for foreign riders to ride machines geared over 100. This may in part he explained by the fact that only recently have American tracks been built up to the standard of those in Europe. out J. E. Jackson and O. L. Babhidge, a! goals tandem team from Boston, have started the on a trip across the country to 'Frisco. I to They visit tiie principal cities for the j the purpose of entertaining tiie various j cycle clubs. Their acts consist of har- broad momca and harp solos, duets, singing, j BV | impersonations and recitations. JJArrangements have been made to round match Michael against Johnson, the con test to take place in this city on July 4. Thomas Eck offered Shafer, Michael's manager, $3,000 guarantee for such a contest, and Shafer it reported as saying that that sum is satisfactory to him. Tiie contest will be paced and the distance will probably be twenty-five miles. Jack Robertson, Hie big six-foot English champion, who was defeated by Freeman in the race for the Income Cup at Ambrose Park on Saturday,lias issued a challenge to the crack Westerner to defend tiie trophy in a match race on May 28, at the same track. Fcw persons owning an old wheel that lias given every satisfaction will buy a new wheel when they can have the "old reliable" fixed up in an up-to-date man ner, with tiie latest improvements, for a comparatively small figure. Many cyclists arc having their old mounts practically rebuilt, and as a result lew old "lias beens" are to be seen now. Cyclists riding on beaches or on sandy roads often have trouble with their tire valves without knowing the cause. It often happens that small particles of sand work themselves into the valve and cause it to open a trifle. A little care in tightening the cap will overcome this. When there is a leakage of air it will generally he found that it is due to sand in the valve. a pected him sailed was can match Turk," at ship Articles Illinois, mer on passes versity feet. has ate dual newed hopes The ware protected to use used boats fort ■mounted is guns. Wliat a blessing it would he to our local cycling community and the general public at large if young gentlemen who insist in having their handlebars about on the level of their ankles would first practice the use of same in their back yards or some otlier secluded snot. Washington street certainly is 110 place for such experiments. Thts is directed more especially to the beginner, who imagines that to be the real warm thing lie must be able to see hack of him under School Friends Fahey rim. llalin Welsh; the saddle, and while attempting to ac cotnplish eainc imperil the lives of those win* may lx* riding near him on this muchf rerjuentud thoroughfare. It is said in England that the Em peror of China fancied a bicycle, which lie bought "from photograph." He had it in the Palace Harden, where for two consecutive days he pushed it before him for some hours. Then he got vexed over the "white devils' " silly invention. It now lies in a corner to rust. Autaears are said t*> number 1,200 in France. This does not include motor cycles. It is calculated that half the autocars are used in Paris or its vicinity. Cod has his the stop I rounds! the 1 him "Kid" AQUATICS. Gordon S. t'arrigan, commodore of the .Scliuykill Navy is to referee the An napolis, Aid., on Friday. Harvard's freshman crew has been se , , looted by Coach Storrow. The men with I one exception, that of Lawrence, who is the j 'f'*4l> the '\arsity squad, arr, (lie tlii.s : srnme tlmt i-oweru m trie cIsihh nice. | Coach Courtney 1ms notified the Cor ine II candidates that he will repeat the feather-1shake-np if training rules are not this heed up to. j Coach Ellis Ward Monday selected his a j Pennsylvania crew to row the Annapolis licks i ''Middies as follows: Wise, coxswain; (uiruner, stroke; Weeks, No. 7; DeValin, , ! No. 0; Kintsing, No. 5: Snover, No. 4: Bock walter, No Hall. No."; Flickwir bow . The surprise was in leaving out Howell, the captain, and Rcugenberg, have who stroked last year's crew, 20 to of rapid to in this off Club and easy FOOT BALL. There is much discussion as to tire robable outcome of the IT. of P. foot all team this season, owing to the num ber of vacaneies that have been or are likely to be caused by the war. Good man,' Overfield, Mor'ice and De Silver have all volunteered. Goodman with the City Troop, and the otlier three with Battery A, and it is very doubtful if they will return in time to join ball squad. Yale has suffered more severely than the other colleges in this respect, losing some men from her track team upon whom she counted to win points at the dual meet with Harvard and also at the intercollegiate. Harvard and Pennsyl vania, however, have not escaped en tirely, and both have lost several men. It is among her football players, how ever, that Pennsylvania lias suffered most, and a great amount of work will have to be done by Penney in order to hold the championship in case the trouble with Spain does not come to a speedy finish. the foot the the Mr. up has for his AMONG THE HORSEMEN. A draft of race horses from the stable of Messrs. Fleischmann will be sold at the Morris Park race course on May 24th. C. T. Patterson will ship Algol, Macy and W. Overton back West in a few days to join tiie rest of the J. W. Schorr string. J. W. Schorr & Sons Monday tele graphed the Coney Island Jockey Club from St. Louis, declaring out their en tries to the approaching June meeting at Sheepshead. This action takes Meadow thorpe, Algol and Macy out of the Su burban, reducing the field to thirty seven. Rubicon, who was claimed last season . by Tom Griffin out of a selling race, was I recently sold at a sheriffs sale at Salt Francisco. has to on j at ! p I Conservative England has adopted a ' modern American custom in turf rules, ! that of compelling jockeys to wear their j program i.umbers strapped on their arms. England is slow to adopt innova tions, and this one is sure to meet with approval. Not even - one can master and memorize colors, but it is simple to call off numbers at a finish. MISCELLANY. George Turner will act as starter in - the Pennsylvania-Cornell dual games on Saturday. Catholic Philadelphia High .School's annual games will lie held at Franklin Field on May 21. Captain J. D. Winsor, Jr., of the Uni versity of Pennsylvania track team, was out Monday for the first time since lie sprained Ins ankle. Harvard's lacross; team defeated Columbia Monday, in New York by S a! goals to 5. Columbia made two goal's in the first ten minutes, but it then began I to rain and the Crimson players proved j the best mud horses, j Kraenzlein, the crack lmrdler and broad jumper of the University of Penn j BV | V ania, is considered bv Trainer Murphy to come near being tiie best all round man in the athletic world, The Harlan Rush, of Princeton, is a sprinter of whom great things are ex pected this year. Trainer Christie gave him a recent trial at 300 yards, and he sailed through it in 31 seconds. As he was unpaceu, Christie believes that lie can run the distance in 30 seconds. Arrangements are being made for a match between Yousouf, the "Terrible Turk," and "Strangler" Evan Lewis, at Chicago on June 20. The match is to be at catcli-as-catch-can, for the champion ship of the world and a purse of $2,500. Articles have already been signed by William A. Brady for Yousouf. Von Oven, of tiie University of Illinois, established a new Western inter collegiate record by throwing the ham mer in the dual track meet in Chicago, on Saturday, 128 feet. llis throw sur passes that of it. VV. Kdgreu, of the Uni versity of California, by more than four feet. The record of 123 feet til inches has stood since the Western intercollegi ate meet of 1805. Harvard's victory over Vale in the dual games on Saturday has caused a re newed interest in athletics at Cambridge, although the Crimson athletes have no hopes of winning the I. C. A. A. A. A. A. championships. The Work Completed. The mine-laying at and near Fort Dela ware In the Delaware river, lias been completed, bolli channels being fully protected by the submarine engines'of destruction. Fishing lias been stopped completely and navigators are required to use great care. The search light is used each night in order to keep all boats from passing up or down. The fort is well protected. Three of the large guns have been ■mounted and are ready for action. Work is progessing rapidly on the additional guns.