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lloosier Twirler Wn» Well Su|i
]Mtrte<l. mid Only Three of the
M*-u Who Itenehed Fir.st Base
>Ihii<ik«-«I to Make the Complete
lii cult The nay'a Scuri-N.
Kit n Miix cn y ;», Indianapolis 2.
Played. Won. Lrst. P.C.
Indianapolis 44 30 14 .6:2
Columbus 42 28 16 .619
St. Pit! 48 29 19 .604
Kansas City 47 2S 19 596
.Milwaukee 47 26 21 .553
Detroit 47 17 30 .JUJ
.Minneapolis 46 14 32 .304
Omaha 41 11 30 .268
, At St. Paul— St. l'aul vs. Columbus.
A, Minneapolis— Minneapolis vs. Detroit.
At Kansas City— X. City vs. Indianapolis.
At Omaha— Omaha vs. Milwaukee.
KANSAS CITY. Mo., June 15.— The
Indianapolis team lost their first game
of thf series to the Blues. The home
team pounded eleven hits out of
Phillips, but the latter received good
fuppoi t and but few of them were made
to o« hi nt. Score:
Kan/as City ..01010001 ♦— 3 11 2
Indianapolis . ..0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 o—2 3 3
Batteries, :>an and Wilson. Phillips and
ItuHton, Thoßjfh Badly (rippled,
!:• mi Philadelphia.
Played. Won. Lo3t. P.C.
Cincinnati 47 33 14 7,2
Boston 4S 3l 17
Cleveland 48 30 18 .625
Baltimore 44 2<i IS 591
<'l'i<a«o 4.S 26 22 .5 2
Pittsburg: 49 26 23 5!1
NVw \\>rk : 47 24 23 .511
Philadelphia 44 19 43>
Itrooklyn 44 18 2« .-109
Washington 4S IS 30 375
L L°u's 47 16 31 .'34)
Louisville 50 15 35 .300
At Boston— Boston vs. Washington.
At Brooklyn— Brooklyn vs. Baltimore.
At Chicago— Chicago vs. Cincinnati.
At New York— Nt-w York vs. Philadelphia.
At 6t. Louis— St. Louis vs. Louisville.
BOSTON, June 15.— Although the home
team was crippled by the absence of Long
and Hamilton, Philadelphia was beaten with
the greatest ease today. Score:
Boston 2 10 5 0 112 *— 12 16 2
Philadelphia ..0 11000004— 69G
Batteries. Lewi-s and Bergen; Dunkle Platt
Wheeler and McFarland.
NKW YORK. June 15.— Rusie pitched a
fairly good game today in Brooklyn. New j
York lost i-hiefly through their inability to
hit. Score:
Brooklyn .. ..0 10 40010 •— 6 10 2
New York ...00100000 o—l 6 3 i
Batteries, Yeager and Ryan, Rusie and
CLEVELAND. June 15.— The Pirates made
It three straight by bunching five hits in the
seventh inning. That tells the whole story, j
Cleveland 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 o—3 11 2
Pittsburg 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 o—t0 — t 10 0|
lidtteries. Young and Zimmer, Killen and !
LOUISVILLE. Ky., June 15.— The Colonels |
could not touch Breitenstt-in, and were never j
in the game. The fielding of Corcoran and ■
McPhee was a feature. Catcher Wilson and !
Outfielder Clarke were given their notice ci 1
release today. Attendance, 300. Score:
R.H.E. !
Cincinnati ....0 0 12 0 110 o—s 6 0
Louisville 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 o—l 4 A \
Batteries, Breitenstein and Vaughu, Fraser j
and Snyder.
CHICAGO. June 15.— Griffith's heady pitch- !
ing and perfect support allowed but one or j
the Browns to reach third today. Attend- j
ance. I.IUO. Score:
R.H.E. j
Chicago 0 1002010 *— 4 9 Q
St. Louis 0 0000000 0-0 11 2
Batteries, Griffith and Donohue. Esper and ;
HALTIMORE, June 15.— Baltimore and !
Washington played off a postponed game tJ
day. takintr advantage of an open date. ISal.-i- '
more won handily. Maul, the OKol? twister, j
being practically invincible. The game was
calkd after Washington had finished its half ■
rf the elghih inning, in order to allow the.;
Senators to take the train for Boston. Score:"!
R.H.E. I
Washington ...0 0100000 o—l 6 2
Baltimore 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 •— 8 9 2)
Ua.;t- lies. Maul and Robinson; Donovan and
Manager Anson must have rescinded the or
d> t i' leasing Wiimot. Walter baited for Do
bi ny in the ninth inning of the New York-
Brooklyn game on Tuesday.
It was noticed that Charlie Frisbee gave his
bat an unusually juicy smack before h« lined
out his doubie yesterday. Krisbee never fails
to l;isa the end of his stick before batting. —
Kansas City Journal.
And Kansas City has disease microbes to
•Knock the cover off the ball," has long
been a favorite exhortation of bleachers.
Nil .M came near doing that very trick ye*
f»rday. He was the first man at the bat. and
■when Merideth pitched the third ball of the
game Nlool swung on it with all his strength.
He caught the ball on the edge of his bat,
and it went sailing over the bench of the
visiting players. As the ball went through
the air it made a noise like a buzz-saw and
v.hen it was picked up it was found that
nearly half the cover had been torn off by
the force of the blow. — Kansas City Times.
Pitcher Wacs worth, of the Omaha team, is
laid ip with an injured shoulder, and will be
out of the game at least ten days.
Earl Wagr.er lias received a telegram from
Dud Clarke asking to be given a trial. It U
not likely that Dad will don a Senatorial uni
form-, as tho Washington management is w^ll
off in the pitching department jus: now.
Witli Hus!e and Meekin suffering frcm lack
of spetd the club is in a bad way. It is re
ported that the management is trying to se-
CUre Castro, of Manhattan college, and Di.-k
--■on, i.f the University of Pennsylvania.— New
York Sun.
In a recent game at Boston Mcßride put the
s roiia ball pit'-hed over the right field fence,
but it was a foul. Nichols ran up and l:oked
st-rutinizingly at the bat. Ho called Umpre
Cnafaauui'a attrition to a lLtle flatness on^its
surface, and Mcßride had to get a new bat.
President Muckenfuss stated the other day
that Jack Crooks and Kilpatrick would be
traded off to Columbus. 0.. to make room for
Strnzel and Quinn. Crooks made quite a hit
at second bag this year and up to date he
leads the league in fleldiug, but somehow cr
other he could not land on the ball.
Mike Griffin has resigned tbe management
of the Brooklyn club. He gave as his reason
that he had uo ambition to be a manager
while lie was able to play ball, and uiat
% managerial cares handicap players. Presi
dent Ebbetts will manage the team and
Griffin Will act as captain, with control of the
men while on the field.
Indianapolis still continues to have a gO3d
lead in the Western League racs. With
ordinary luck ihe Hoosiers should be able
to keep the lead throughout the rest of the
trip. Detroit managed to pull the Saints down
a pig yesterday, and Columbus will make it
interesting for Comifkoy's men the latter
part of the wet-k.— lndianapolis News.
It ia stated that a rule 13 about to be
adapted by the National league requiring that
each :!ub shall cut its number of men to
fourteen. Cincinnati is speculating as 10
which men of the teani will be let go. It
is fiaid two of them will be Goar and Wood,
last year with Indianapolis. The Enquirer
thinks- the other two may be Holliday ana
Dowd, tlis crack pitcher of th« Harvard
University team, has been offered ?2,600 by
the- Brooklyn club for four months' work.
Dowd will not accept the offer.
It is the o-pinion of those who have wit
nessed the work of tho Indidnapoli* men that
it is the strongest team that lias yet visited
Omaha.— Omaha Bee.
Dan Brouthers has another lease on life.
He has signed with Toronto.
"Uube" Wadth'll and Van Derbeck do not
speak now. and Waddeil says he will not
play for the Detroit club again. '"Will I
pluy with Detroit again? No, tir! My name
way be Reuben, but I am no Rube to be
conned by a man like Van Derbeek. If it
cornea to a pinch and Van Derbeek wants
BM to help him out of a hole I might pitch
a game or two for him, but I will never
work for him regularly again. Van and I
are out for keeps."
It begins to look very much as If the rest
of the Western league teams would have to
look out for Kansas, City.
After the Kansas City series Indianapolis
will play two games at home with Detroit and
three with Milwaukee, going tn< n to Mil
waukee for four and to Detroit for three.
Addle II I>efeut» Minn Sidney in
Three Straight.
The match race between the horses
Addie B and Miss Sidney, which came
efT yesterday afternoon at the fair
I grounds race track, was won by Addie
X in three straight heats. The time
given by the judges was 2:23%, 2:23»i
and 2:23%, but unofficial watches made
it 2:15*4, 2:16^ and 2:18%, respectively.
The race was witnesstnl by a large
crowd of horsemen and many women
interested in such events. Among the
spectators were a number of visitors
from Wisconsin, where both horses are
Addie B is owned by George Thomas,
of Kau Claire, and was driven by Wil
liam Catura. Miss Sidney is owned by
C. W. McCann and was driven by
Charles De Ryder. The judges were
Dr. R. M. Dodds, of Mankato; D. B.
Chamberlain, of Menomonie. and Wil
liam Wilson, of Menomonie.
The race was started at 1:30 p. in.
The first heat was so clcse that at the
finish it was difficult to decide which
I horse was ahead. It was a neck and
I neck race all around the track, and
the excitement of the spectators was
intense. But Addie B passed under
the wire slightly ahead of Miss Sidney
and was awarded the heat.
The second heat was also close, but
was won by Addie B.
Miss Sidney seemed a winner in the
third heat until Addie B on the home
stretch forged to the front and won
it by half a head.
At the end of the race the owners
of the rival horses met In the judges'
stand and shook hands over the re
sult. Mr. Thomas was awarded the
$1,000 purse for his horse's victory.
Between the heats in the principal
event a mile dash road race was pull
ed off between five crack trotters and j
pacers. The entries were the chestnut j
gelding Hairy Nevins. owned by J. D.
Douglass, of Merriam Park; the chest- j
nut gelding Roudy, owned by Game j
Commissioner Fullorton; the chestnut j
gelding Rakush, owned by C. B. Bron- j
son; the bay mare Fannie H, owned ;
by Abe Eschelman, and the black j
gelding Black Cherry, owned by J. Mil- {
The race was won by Harry Nevins
by five lengths. The other horses fin
ished in a bunch. Time, 2:32.
The Bndjfer Men Will Make an Ef- {
fort to Win.
MADISON. Wls.. June 13.— A last great vie- j
tcry to close a most successful year in ath- ;
letics is hoped for by Wisconsin in the shell i
race with Cornell. Columbia and Penneylvani ;
which takes place en Lake Saratoga, July 1. i
The colleges with which Wisconsin will com- j
pete have the advantage of abundant equip- !
ment and plenty of financial backing, besides :
a long line of victories to spur them on. The ,
Badger eight wi.l. however, make a desperate j
effort to win, for they feel that upon this |
race depends their standing in Eastern j
The lack of a coaching launch and no shore •
line to enable the coach to direct the men
from the bank somewhat handicaps the Wis- ;
censin crew, but Coach ODea looks after the
men the best he can in a sculling boa*. Not
withstanding these drawbacks Wisconsin has !
turned out some crews that will compare !
favorably with Eastern crews, and this year i
the men are doing better work than in any
previous season.
The matter of securing funds to pay the i
expense of the crew is still a source of trou- \
ble to the boating enthusiasms, but there is no
doubt that before the end of the month suf
ficient money will be raised for the trip. If
it were possible the freshmen crew would
also be s?nt East to keep the regular men |
i pitched to the right form for winning work,
but under the circumstances the students will j
be satisfied to see the regular crew go.
The men are at present rowing in fair body j
form, but their blade work is not as good as
in the freshmen eight, although the time I
made thus far Is quite satisfactory. It is j
be'.ieved this year's Wisconsin crew is the j
fastest she has ever turned out, and if she !
| keeps up her present form will make an j
. celent showing in the East.
The crew expects to start for Saratoga Mon
\ day, June 27. arriving there Tuesday evening,
giving them a little time for practice there j
before thp big race. The positions in the boat
have not yet been definitely settled upon, but j
j as they are rowing now the men and weights j
I are: Bow, Logemann, 15T>; 2. WHliams. 153; 8, j
i Crosby, 163; 4. Olson. 166: 5, Chamberlain,
I 166: 6. McConville. 158; 7, Anderson, 176;
j stroke, Sutherland, 159; coxswain, Dillon, li>6;
sub-stroke. Seymour. 156; sub-coxswain Til- I
: den, 116; Lowell, 112.
Official Statement of the Crew's
Point* of Wenkneits.
NEW HAVEN, Conn., June 15.— The last
' official criticism of the Yale crew was given
i out last night. The 'varsity crew is spoken
] of as follows: "Capt. Whitney, at bow, clips
his strokes and finishes with too short a
1 stroke. Wiekes, No. 2, is stiff in the arms and
: wrists, which interferes with his blade work.
; Brock, No. 3, is too high off the water at j
; the beginning of the stroke and lacks snap
■ and does not go far enough back. Flint, No 4,
j lacks life. His form is good. Niedecken, No.
! 5, meets his oar and doe 3 not finish high
enough. Allen, No. G, is strong. He clips his
! stroke and does not pull his o-ar through to a
! finish. Greenleaf, No. 7, is apt to be behind
j Williams. WllliamE, stroke, is rowing a
strong oar, but is clipping badly."
Following is a criticism of the entire fresh
; man squad:
"Brown, captain, slow on the catch and in
! applying his power. Shivers out on the fln
! ish. Auchincioss has shown improvement.
; Still drops over on the catch. Not steady in
i applying power. Keppelman is too high off
j the water in the catch and pulls out at the
■ finish. Patterson pays too much attention to
1 body form. Applies his power in an irregular
! manner: too stiff. Ireland does not pull the
I stroke straight through. He is apt to let up
I toward the end of his strike. Gillette is slow
! in applying power and gets caught on finish.
! Wheeler dips too deep. He does not carry the
: back swing through far enough. Cameron.
! too high out of water on the catch. Too stiff
and mechanical in his movements. Waterman
j dips a little too deep and Is a little too short
1 of his reach. Mitchell pulls out at the finish.
| He is not always regular. Atkinson gets in
I behind the rest of the crew and is high in the I
catch. Olcott is slow with his hands and is
apt to rull with his arms. He also pulls out
at the finish. Stillman is slow in applying his
power and gets caught badly In the finish."
Ik Finished, and I lie Cr.-w la ;S.-,i-*y
for Its Work,
ITHACA, N. T., June 15.— The training of
the Cornell crews is finished for the season
of I*9B. They are now patiently waiting for
the coming struggle at New London, which
shall decide which college may claim th«
rowing championship for this year. It is
safe to say that Cornell has a 'varsity crew
this year on whose prowess she may safely
rest her laurels. The two crews, with sub
stitutes, left Ithaca with boats and baggage
at C:4O this morning, and a large delegation
of students were at hand to give them a
royal send-off.
The War
Isn't over and will not b» yet awhile. A«
long as it lasts the Northern Pacific's Army
and Navy Book will be in demand. It has
been called for from the Rocky mountains
to Washington, D. C. Have you a copy?
Send 10 cents to Ccas. 8. Fee. St. Paul, Minn..
for one.
IMiiln.l Iphla ami Alltany Meetings
of I.HNt W.-.1. Are Win-ill Noting
Some Notable Ileriiiclloiis lv
Keeordn Kxpoit Trade Is Not
Affected by the War The Vet
eran McCiuire Will ('uiii|iiiI K n.
NEW YORK, June 15.— The trotting
season opens in New England this w. eic
at Combination park, Boston. The
purses, considering that the season is
backward, have filled W«IL The 2:13
pace has in seven, including George
X., Annie Shedd, and Fieldmont. No
less than fifteen are named in the 2:30
trotting class, which is thus secure of
a big field. • The 2:25 pace has secured
eleven nomlnaitions. while ten are en
tered in the 2:35 class. The 2:19 class
has six, the 2:22 class, nine, and the
free-for-all, eiglit entries. Combination
park by the record is the fastest half
m!U- track on the continent.
The Parkway Driving Club of Brook
lyn will hold a three days' meeting on
June 22, 23 and 24, the entry Hat cosing
on June 7. In tpite of a backward
season, all the purses have filled reas
onably well. On the opening day the
2:17 pace has six entries, while the 2:50
and 2:24 trotting classes have twelve
each. On Thursday the 2:29 and 2:20
trotting class, s have secured seven and
ten entries respectively, and the 3:00
pace has also got half a score. On
the third day of the meeting the 2:3)
P&ce has twelve, the free-for-all trot
or pace eight, and the 2:40 trot ten en
tries. These returns promise three gool
days' sport at this pretty track. This
is the opening meeting of the local sea
The meetings at Philadelphia and Al
bany which closed last week, are well
vorth noting, and though the purses
were small, the performances were
good. At Philadelphia in the 2:10 class
trot or pace, the winner, Hans Mc-
Gregor, trotted the fastest heat of the
year to date, doing it in 2:llV*. He is
by Black Hawk McGregor, and his pre
vious record was 2:12%. His time was
2:12%, 2:12*4, ar.d 2:11V4. The bay mare
Valeo won the 2:40 class in straight
heats, her best time being 2:21V2, and
£.gain the question arises as to what is
her speed limit. At Belmont park, the
week previous, she won both races she
Started in, and took a record of 2:lBVi-
It is quite clear that she will have to
get into Grand circuit company before
her speed limit is known. The bay
horse Plymouth ML, a giar.dson of Elec
tioneer, captured the 2:27 class in go, d
style in 2:20*4. and Jack, a speedy geld
ing by Mambr-no Boy, won the 2:30 trot
In an average of 2:18%. The 2:25 trot
brought a new mare to the front in
Lady, by Vatican (a rank outsider),
who put her mark down to 2:2OVi, while
in the 2:22 pace the "bay grelding Ains
worth. who has won four races in two
weeks, landed again in a battle of three
heats, in 2:16^2. 2:17, and 2:17.
There were also notable reductions of
records at Albany. In the 2:45 trotting
class the roan gelding. Kentucky Prank,
put his mark down to 2:25 Vi in the fifth
heat, while Senator L, his principal
competitor, took the third heat in 2.22Vg.
Three speedy mares appeared in the
2:35 class, and they could not have
trotted a more desperate race if they
had been competing for a $10,000 stake
instead of a $500 purse. The black
mare, Belle G., won the first and sec
ond heats In 2:23*4 and 2:19*4. The
chestnut mare, Addie D., won the
fourth in 2:19*4, but the race went to
the bay mare, Lottie P., whose best
time was 2:25%. In the 2:19 class that
New York favorite, Ed Lock, owned by
ex-Alderman Hughes, won in good
style, in an average of 2:19, and in the
2:25 pace the bay gelding, Merritt
mark to 2:17%.
One of the best tracks in the conti
nent has Just been completed at
Bridgeport, Conn., and the association
will hold its inaugural meeting on June
28 to July 1, inclusive, and the card is
well worthy of the attention of horse
men. On the opening day the pro
gramme includes the 2:15 and 2:25 pac
ing classes and the 2:21 trotting class.
The second day is devoted to the 2:35
and 2:18 trotting classes and the 2:29
trot and pace. The 2:26 trotting
class, the 2:25 pace, and a free-for-all
trot and pace fill the third day's card,
while the fourth day is devoted to a
$300 purse for four-year-olds or under,
trot or pace, and a 2:40 class for the
same amount for trotters and pacers,
open only to horses owned in the coun
ty. The other purses are $500 each,
except the free-for-all, which is for
New York; and Chlcaeo Athletic
Clnbs to Meet Saturday.
NEW YORK. June 15.— The athletic team of
the New York Athletic club will start for
Chicago today to take up quarters there for
preparation for the dual meet on Saturday
with the Chicago Athletic club. About twenty
men will take part in the games. They are:
B. J. Wefers, M. W. Long. A. Grant, R. T.
Fisher Jr., W. B. Rogers. R. W. Moore. I.
K. Baxter, W. C. Carroll, J. P. Remington,
W. B. Fetterman, H. W. Tadd, Richard She!
don, J. C. McCreedon. John Flanagan, Roy
Dawson, C. C. F. Schwarz, John F. Cregan,
T. E. Burke, John Bray and R. C. Clapp.
Finish Prize Fight at Watertown,
WATERTOWN, Wis., Juno 15.— Jame3
Davis, of Racine, and Dan Fitzgerald, of
Freeport, 111., engaged in a finish prize fight
in this city at an early hour this morning,
Fitzgerald being knocked out in the sixteenth
Fitzgerald had the advantage in height and
weight, but had not properly trained.
In the tenth round Davis almost had hi 3
maa out, after delivering a terrific upper
cut. Fitzgerald, however, rallied sufficiently
to come to the scratch on the call of time, and
stayed with his man until the sixteenth round,
when Davis landed a hard blow on the jaw
knocking him down and out.
The men are of the middle-weight class.
The lllk°l> Score Made by Catamar
an, of St. Panl.
STILUWATRR, June 16.— The amateur trap
shooting tournament of the Stlllwater Gun
club closed this evening, and was a success
in every particular. The weather was ex
ceptionally fine for the shoot and the at
tendance was much larger than anticipated.
The best score was made by Catamaran,
of St. Paul, namely 284 out of, a possible 300.
Shooters who participated in the cash prizes
and their scores were as follows-:- Catamaran
284; McQueen, 256; Shattuck, 255; Trrfht, 250;
Nelson, 250; Tall man, 247; Taber, 247; Daly
246; Navotny, 245; Jassoy, 244; French, 243;
Paegel, 242; Fisher, 239; Parker, 238 i Ban
croft, 237; Larson, 297.
Highland. Park Kacen.
DETROIT, June 15.— The Michigan stake for
3-year-old: fillies, at one miJe, was the feature
o! the racing at Highland park today, and was
woe fey Alice Farley, the outsider in the bet
ting. Taverer and Miss Gussfe were the only
other starters, and the latter was an odds
on favorite. After turning for the first six
furlongs Miss Gussie tried and was passed
by Alice Farley. One favorite, an outsider
and three second choices in the betting, won
the other events. First race, six furlongs—
Bill Arnett won, Nicholas second. Reprieve
third. Time, 1:15,2. Second race, four and
one-half furlongs— Term. Day won, Gay
Parisian second. Topaz third. Time, :57.
Third race, one jnile — Old Saugus won
Storm King second, What Next third. Time'
1:43. Fourth race, Michigan stake, one mile—
Alice Farley won, Taverer second, Miss Gus
sie third. Time, 1:43/ Fifth race— Semper
Eadem won, McCarren second, Bessie Taylor
third. Time, 1.04. Sixth race, one mile und
a quarter— Paul Kauvar won. Traveller sec
ond, L B third. Time, 2:10 to.
Latonia Races.
CINCINNATI, a, June 15.-A «ood-slz»d
crowd witnessed the sport at Latonia today.
Three of the six winners were favorites.
Weather, fine; track, fast. Results:
First race, one mile'— Petrel won, Paros sec
ond, Royal Dance third. Time, 1:43.
Second race, five furlongs— Haiidllght won,
Lela Murray second, Ramlet third. Time
Third race, one mile and a sixteenth—Faun
ette won, Tho Play second, Countess Irma
third. Time, 1:49.'
Fourth race; six furlongs— Bangle won, High
Jinks second, Don Quixpte third. Time 1:15.
Fifth race, five furlongg— Judge Tarvln won,
Paca second, Peleus 1 third. Time, 1:02%.
■Sixth race, one mile— Prosecutor won Suy
dam second, Maggie 8 fchlrd. Time. 1:42%.
GrnveNeiMl Ruees.
NEW YORK, June 15.— Tho pleasant weath
er brought a larga crowd to Gravesend today
and the track was fast. Results:
First race, five furlongs— Formero won.
Theory, second, Ahem third. Time, 1:02%.
Second nee, one and one-sixteenth miles-
George Keene won, Sanders second Yon Ant
werp third. Time, 1:50%.
Third race, six furlongs, selling— Lambent
won. Rotterdam seoond, Marsian third. Time,
Fourth race, one and one-eighth miles—
Brookdale— Royal Stag won, Mirthful stcond
Lehman third. Time. 1:55%. '
Fifth race, five furlongs, selling— Rusher
won. Meddlesome second, Tulaue third. Time
Sixth race, one and one-sixteenth miles. scU
ling— Geisha won, Knight of the Garter sec
ond, Ben Ronald third. Time, 1:04%.
Harlem Races.
CHICAGO, June 15.— Weather fair- track
First race, four and a half furlongs— Ma^ie
O won. White Pine second, Mazle third
Time, :59.
Second race, six furlongs— Nellie Baker
won. Pearl Walker second. King Bermuda
third. Time. 1117%.
Third race, mile— Al Fresno won. Locust
Llossom second, Necedah third. Time 1-4714
Fourth race, four and a half furlongs— The
Kentuckian won. Bony Boy second. Sevens
third. Time, :57%.
Fifth was run in two heats, five furlongs
first heal— Miss Carry first. Come Quick sec
ond. Alabaster third. Time, 1:04%. Second
heat— Alabaster first. Come Quick second
Miss Nervy third.; Time, 1:05%.
Sixth race — God Friend won. Nannie Davis
second. Warren Point third. Time, 1:18%.
Port Huron Races.
PORT HURON. Mich.. June 15.— Today's
card ond one race left unfinished yesterday
were trotted today. In but two of the events
did the favorites win first money. Resul's-
First race. 2:20 pace— Partitude won flrit ;
third and fourth heats and race. Time 2-19 1 *'
2:19 V;-._ 2:19«4- Anna V won the second heat
Second race. 2:35 trot— Hattie R won second
third and fourth heats and race Time 2-27 Vi
2:254. 2:24%. Billy E< won first heat iii
Third race, 2:30 pace— Lotus won second
third .and fourth heats and race. Time. 2:21%'
2:26VA. 2:25%. Holland Boy won "rst heat in
Fourth race, free-for-all, trotting— lron Bar
won in straight heats. Time, 2:21%, 2:19%,
St. Lbnis Races.
ST. LOUIS, June. 15.-;Ftve favorites were
successful at the fair grounds today. Track
fast. Summaries: '
First race, one-half mile— 4>e Bruno won
Candock seoond. Pell Msll third. Time -49%'
Second race, six and one-half furlongs— S*
Augustine won, Harrie Floyd second Can-I-
See-Em third. Time, 1:21%.
Third race, one mile— Domsie won, Naoma
second. Lady of the West third. Time,
Fourth race, one mile and an eighth— Ed
Farrcl won, Don Orsino second, Found
third. Time, 1:56%.
Fifth race, one mile and seventy yards
Oninoor won. Parole DOr second Madeln=>
third. Time, 1:47.
Sixth race, six and cmc-half furlonas— The
Chemist won. Uncle Abb sreond. Reuten
Rowett third. Time, 1:22%.
Cood Races* Promised.
JACKSON. Minn.. June 15.— About seventy
horses of all classes are already in town for
the Southern Minnesota circuit racs me-t
which will be held here on the 17th and 18th!
A number of we'll known fast horses Have
bern entered and the meet promises to bs
one of the best ever htld in this part of the
state. The driving park association has put
up some gocd purges.
Miss Jones Adds to Her Chances for
the rhamplonshp.
PHILADELPHIA, Juno 15.— The second
day's contest in the tennis tournament for
the national championship ladles singles,
doubles and mixed doubles, drew a fair sized
crowd to the Philadelphia Cricket club's
grounds, at Wisshackon Heights.
Miss Jones, ths Pacific coast champion,
won two matches today. In the semi-final
she easily defeated Miss C. B. Neely. of Chi
Tomorrow Miss Jones will meet Miss
Crump, of Philadelphia, in a final. The win
ner will play Miss Juliette Atkinson the
present champion, for the championship of
the United States.
In the semi-final &f the ladies' doub'e the
Misses Atkinson had no trouble in beat : ne
Mies Rostail and Mrs. Beaumont. Sum
Ladies' single, first round— Miss Marian
Jonos Nevada b-at Miss Kathleen Atkinson,
New York. S-4; 6-3. '
Ladies' singles semi-finals— Miss Marian
Jones, Nevada, beat Miss C. B. Neely Chi
cago, 6-0 ; 6-0.
Miss Helen Crump, Philadelphia, beat Miss
Marie Wimer, Washington, D. C, 6-3; 2-6-
Ladies' doubles, preliminary round— Miss
delphia beat Miss Ke!en Chapman and Miss
Klsie Malone. Philadplphia 6-2- 8-6
Ladies' doubles, semi-final— Misses' K. and
™ Se w^ ew York ' Deat MI3S E - Roseau
a «- Mr , s -. B - rieaUDC °nt. Philadelphia. 6-1- 6-0
B M^.y dOU C^ S ago Pre a^TV rOU F^ I 1S NNewe C w
ri™ iS PMi &£2^"\ New Y&rk w - J°r-
E an ßcK de pffi c i b P f hii! 7 8 6 E O . *?*» ■■«
dcS& "bea^H. SfiJ^Rfc
land. Philadelphia. 8-6-3-6 6-1
on^ e ?>' 8 i£ <M iX! ea -.. semi-flnals-E. P. Fischer
and R. D. Thurber, New York- hoat r t
6 G 2- ffl 6 h 2. and D - U Ma B rude O r rk phflad e^hia;
Tom O'Rourke has agreed to give a fair
wrsh^d;°a; r w^t%^
rJLfX 7 tim - d pers S n s ho«ld hear a peculiar
rumbling noise, and feel the earth tremble
on the evening of June 22. It will not be an
earthquake. It is "officially announced," as
they say at Washington during war times
that on the evening mentioned Tom Sharkey
and Gus Ruhlin will meet in the squared
circle of the Greater New York Athletics
club for a twenty-round boxing contest.
Jack Daly Lavlgne's rival, and Jimmy
Curran, the English welter, are to go twenty
flve rounds before the Lenox Athletic club
Monday evening. July 11. Curran is a will
ing boxer, but the wise ones believe Daly
is too fast for the BritiSJier.
Solly Smith will box Tommy Hogan of
Chicago, twenty rounds before a New York
club at 122 pounds.- The date Is not jet
known. -
Tommy Tracey wants' another go at Kid
McPartland, to whom he recently lost at
Chicago on a foul.
«ack Waldron, the clerer young boxer of
Trenton. N. J.. who was matchefi to box
George Siddons. at Hartford, Conn., has been
sent to a hospital to undergo an operation
for appendicitis. The pjjyslclans say it is
Waldron's only chance far life, and add that
the operation will, .probably terminate his
ring career.
Jack Cullen Is another exploded pug-ill* ln
bubble. He went ta,England from Australia
with a record that*' would frighten an or
dinary boxer, and— well it was all on paper.
A young, clever, but almost unknown boxer
named Harry Webster, took all the light out
of Cullen in five rounds, and during the time
Cullen did little save clinch to avoid pun
They all meet it sooner or later. Now tho
once famous Bill Goode has tasted the bitter
dregs of defeat at the hands of Artihur Alt
ers, a Leicestershire boxei# The battle oc
curred before the National club, of London,
the other night, and Goode lost in two
rounds. _^__^_^_
Bears the -J^ You Have Always Bottfit
Circular Issued Giving JJetnlled In
formation Iti-MJirtlliiK the Mntcliea
ta be Played, the Rates Which
Have Been Made and the General
An :l iiu<mh-ii<s for the Gathering
of ExpertN lOin-ly Entries Are
The following circular letter ha 9 Just been
Issued by the American Whist league:
The eighth American whist congress will
ne held in Boston commencing with Monday
July 11, and ending with Saturday, July Mi,
The headquarters of the congress will be
at the Hotel Vendome, Commonwealth ave
nue, comer of Dartmouth street. At this
hotel wili be situated the bureau of adminis
tration, the rooms of the executive and tour
nement committees, and the rooms In which
the match for the Brooklyn trophy and all
the open matehos will be played.
The Hotel Victoria, Dartmouth street cor
ner of Newbury, and nearly opposite the
\eudome, will be the headquarters of the
New England Whist association, and will
contain the rooms in which the matches for
the Minneapolis and American Whist league
challenge trophies will be played.
The matclies for the Hamilton club trophy
will take p.ace at the rooms of the Algonquin
club on Comnionwfalth avenue. As this con
test wl)l be held in the rooms of the Algon
quin club, it is necessary to obtain special
cards for those who participate. It is there
fore desirable that, as far as possible, no
tification of intention to enter this contest
with names of those who expect to p!ay In it
be sent in advance. This will not prevent
SVw^i" 1 . < L ntries , and change of players as
al.owed by the rules of the contest, but it is
earnestly requested for the purpose of facili
tating arrangements.
Jl» 6 tol , I Ven(i0 T and the Hotel Vlc "
fr ™ .k •' aIIOW a of 25 per cent
from their usual rates to all those attending
the congress. All persons desiring accom
XnM M L at e T Uher ot the ab °™ botoh
should address James A. George. Industrial
Tru, company building. Providence R I
linn V ?£ °«f isrun so!ely on the American
pltn' Victoria solely on the European
A rate of fare for the round trip of one
and one-third times a single fare to Boston
(provided it be more than 75 cents) has been
granted by the New England. Trunk Line,
Central. Southeastern and Western Passen
ger associations, which cover practically all
the railways of the country operating east
of an irregular north and south line bet-ween
the Rocky and Sierra Nevada mountains.
This rate is contingent * upon a hundred
or more tickets being sold to members at
tending the eighth congress.
No concession was obtained from the Pa
cine association. Those coming from such
district should buy tickets to the nearest
point in the Western Passenger association
territory, from which point they may obtain
the reduced rate.
Any one who desires to avail himself of
this rate should state to the ticket-seller that
he is to attend the eighth American whist
congress, and desires a single trip ticket to
Boston, with a certificate to enable him to
procure a return ticket at the reduced rate.
Upon payment of a single full fare, the
ticket, with a certificate, will be given.
Tickets should be called for at least thirty
minutes before train-leaving time to enable
ths seller to prepare the necessary blanks.
The ticket will be taken up in transit by
the railway companies; the certificate should
b? retained and presented at the bureau of j
administration at the congress, where on J
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, July 12. 13, I
15, a representative of the railway associa
tions will be on hand to vise it. It should
then be called for by the person presenting
it. Such person, upon handing It to the tick
et seller in Boston, will be given a return
ticket over the same route by which he came
upon payment of one-third the regular fare.
Persons residing at stations at which the
ticket office is not provided with the blank
certificates should buy a ticket to the nearest
large statiaa. as will be indicated by the
agent, where the desired rate will be arrang- I
ed for in the above manner. It is quite es
sential, thererore. that at such small stations
the ticket seller be notified several days in
advance of the time cf the proposed depart
ure that a call will be made fcr such a ticket
so that he may. If possible, be prepar d.
It is absolutely necessary that the certi
ficate be obtained at the starting point and
be presented at the bureau cf administration
Unless such a certificate, properly counter
signed by the representatives of the railway
association In Boston. i 3 held, no return
ticket at the reduced rate can be obtained.
These tickets, with certificates, can be ob
tained only between July 7 and July 13 three
days before and three days after the opening
of the congress. Sunday not included If
however, it requires more than three days to
reach Boston from any point. additHr.al time
■ma be allowed, as per ru!es with which the
ticket agent is provided. The extent of such
additional time may be determined by con
sulting him beforehand.
The certificates are not transferable. Any
vlo.ation of this rule exposes the league to a
heavy penalty.
The Annual Tournament at Grafton
** Great SuecesM.
Special to The St. Paul Globe
GRAFTON, N. D., June 15.-The fourth
annual tournament of the North Dakota
State Sportsmen's association closed tonight.
It was one of the best attended meetings that
has ever been held in North Dakota. In the
team shoot for four men. Grafton Team No
1 took first place with 79 birds out of 100*
R. McKellar breaking 22; Fargo, second 7R :
Grand Forks Team No. 2. third. 69; Grafton
No. 2, fourth, 68; Crystal, 67; Grand Forks
No. 1, 65; Buxton, 65; St. Thomas, 50
On the high average for the two days out
of 95 birds C. E. Robbins and O. M. Guptil
of Fargo, were tied with 80 birds- W N*
Smith. Grafton, 79 birds; F. p. 'SpraguV
Grafton, and C. A. Roberts. Fargo, tied with
*8 birds. On the shoot-off Robbins won the
badge for the high average.
In the state championship event Frank
Sprague. of Grafton, won with 23 birds with
W. N. Smith, Grafton. second. 22; C. A. Ap
pleton. Crystal, 21; Burt Wells, Grand Forks
20; H. Depuy. Minto, 20.
A large number joined the association.
Clarence Hale, of Grand Forks, was elected
president for the coming year.
International Ccntentants at Vienna
on Their Eleventh Ronnd.
VIENNA, June 15.— Today the eleventh
round of the international chess tournament
was played in this city. At 2 o'clock the first
adjournment was taken. Caro and Lipke had
drawn. Blackburn, Alapin and Pillsubry
seemed to have winning chances, while tha
other games were even. In the a!tornoon
and evening sittings, Jonowsky and 81-Tck
burn drew; Sohiffers and Showalter adjourned
their game again, it being In favor ot" the
former; Tarasch beat Schlecter; Alapin
downed Marco; Walbrodt and Steinitz ad
journed their game, the posit'on being la
favor of Walbrodt; Burn and Maroczy td-
Journed their game, with the position in favor
of the latter; Trenchard and Halprln drew;
Tschigorin beat Pillsbury.
Overland Races.
DENVER. Col., June 15.— Results at Over
land were as follows: First raca, pacing-
Miss Peterson won in three straight heats
Time, 2:l7Vi. 2:ISV4, 2:19%. Fannie Putnam
took second money, and Prosper, third. Blast,
You Bet and Grey Eagle also started.
Second race, trotting— Haeel Kinney took
fourth, sixth and seventh heats and ra-e
Time, 2:15%. 2:1694, 2:17%. E. Stamtoulette
took second and third heats. Time, 2:l6V*
2:14V4- Dr. Leek took flfrh heat. Time!
2:18%. Dlone took first heart, but was with
drawn after the second. Time, 2:16.
Third race, sly furlongs— Reel won, Thur>
man second, Daylight third. Time, 1:17%.
Fourth race, six furlings — Tiny P won,
Valiente second, Charlemange third. Time'
Fifth race, seven furlongs— Lucky star won
Rubison second, Cabllle third. Time, 1:29. '
Well Reasoned.
From Judy.
What are microbes?
Pupil— They are animals that one never
Teacher— Very good. Now give me an ex
Pupil— The elephant.
Teacher— What ! the elephant? How's
Pupil — I never saw one.
the: boston lamb.
The lambkin gambols, amid the mint he
And all its pungent scent his Inner lamb en
Because he doesn't know, though quite as
wise as Plato.
That soon he'll lia down with the Lyonnalso
—New York World.
"AH Americans
Do not not drink ice water,"
gravely writes an observant
Frenchman. No, indeed; many
Americans have learned from
painful experience what a dan
gerous drink ice water is. They
would almost as soon think of
swallowing- carbolic acid. They
drink cool water, into which
they pour a little of
Duffy's Pure
Malt Whiskey,
which is a wholesome stimulant,
and neutralizes the power of
disease-breeding 1 g-erms so often
present in drinking-water. This
whiskey prevents the painful in
testinal troubles that are trace
able directly to impure drinking
Be sure your druggist or grocer
gives you the genuine Duffy's.
Uncle Sam Buys All the tioUl Ottered
and Nearly All i inn is Mined
Eventually RenclieM His Crucible
What He Dock With the Yellow
Washington Cor. St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Ever so much has been written about
the gold that comes from the Klondike,
but nobody seems to have thought of
inquiring as to what becomes of it after
it has left the placer mines and the
Yukon range.
If you are a miner just return,
ed from the Klondike with a bag of
geld, you may convert it into every
day money at very short notice. The
treasury check returned to you through
the bank is for only 98 per cent of the
estimated value of the dust and nug
gets. That you get without any delay
at all beyond the time required for ex
pressing the stuff to Helena and for
the return of the check by mail. The
balance due to you comes as soon as
your gold has been subjected to the
necessary assay. You have a right,
under the law, to receive gold coin for
your check if you choose to ask for it.
If you make no such demand, the treas
ury will give you paper money; but
the check is really payable in gold if
you want it. The idea back of this is
that any man has a right to offer raw
gold to the United States government
and to receive gold coin in return.
This legal obligation is fulfilled at
considerable cost by the government.
Every gold coin contains its full face
value in that metal, plus a percentage
of copper added to harden it. The
minting of it costs something, and for
this nothing is charged. In other
words. Uncle Sam gives the manufac
tured article cf money in return for
raw material. Furthermore, it must be
considered that gold pieces suffer ap
preciable loss by abrasion while in cir
culation. Even gold coins in bags at
the treasury lose something of their
value by being jostled about. This is
a dead loss to the government, which
only protects itself by fixing a "limit
of tolerance," as it Is called. When more
than a certain fraction of a gold piece
has been lost by abrasion, it is accept
ed only by weight.
It is a rather interesting fact that a
good deal of gold from Australia is
now coming into this country by way
of San Fracisco. It gones directly to
the mint in that city, and is there con
verted into coin. But, whatsoever the
source of the raw gold, the treatment
it receives on reaching the mint or as
say office is the same. Each lot of
Klondike dust, with its sprinkling of
tiny nuggets, is put into a close vessel
called a crucible. The crucible is placed
in a furnace, and when the metal is
melted it is poured into a mold, which
forms it into a brick, called a "bar."
"While in the crucible, the molten yel
low stuff is stirred costantly and thor
oughly, so that all the materials it con
tains may be distributed equally
through the bar. For, of course, the
raw gold is apt to be combined with
more or less of silver, copper and even
The bar, when cool, is sent to the
■weighing room, where the assayer
chips from it a very small scrap, and
this scrap is -put through an elabortc
process, for the purpose of determin
ing exactly how much gold it contains.
Eventually it is reduced to a bit of ab
solutely pure gold, and the weight of
this bit gives to the assayer his data
for reckoning the exact value of the
bar. On this reckoning the payment
check is made out. The gold brick, be
ing now the property of Uncle Sam,
is subjected to a chemical treatment,
by which the silver and other impuri
ties are separated from it, and the yel
low metal is obtained in a perfectly
pure state. In this state it looks more
like red gravel than anything else, and
nobody would think of stopping by the
wayside to pick up a handful of such
The "red gravel" is pressed by hy
draulic power into big cakes, resem
bling angel-food cake in shape but
much bigger. These cakes are worth
about $80,000 apiece. Xext. the mate
rial of which the oakes are made Is
melted again in crucibles, with the ad
dition of 10 per cent of copper, and the
stuff is cast in bars for coining. Each
bar is sliced by machine into several !
strips, which are put under a powerful
roller and squeezed to just the required
thickness for the coins. Then the st'ips
are passed beneath a punch, which
cuts out of them the blanks for the
gold pieces that are to be. Various me
chanical processes, requiring nr> detail
ed description here, are gone through
incidentally, but at length the coin
blanks are put one by one in a stamp
ing machine, which gives to them the
beautiful designs that make the gold
pieces of the United States current at
face value all over the world.
In the Snako River, Idaho, regular
mining is done for "flour gold" — so call
ed because it occurs as a very fine pow
der mixed with the sands at the bot
tom of the stream. These sands are at
tacked by stern-wheel flatboats. which
are floating dredges propel h-d by steam.
The flatboat anchors in a suitable
place, and the gravel is hauled aboard
with buckets attached to an endless
chain. The gold is caught on copper
plates with the ssd of quicksilver, and
the refuse is carried overboard by a
stream of water.
The beach sands of the Oregon sea
coast are quite rich in gold, which is
very pure, though finely divided. Ther^
has been a good deal said lately about
the gold in ordinary sea water, which
actually does amount to about l^c per
ton. But the water of the Caspian sea,
which is very salty, contains from 16c
to 18c worth of gold per ton, and it is
there that the proposed works should
be set up for the purpose of separat
ing tho yellow metai from its salino
solution by electrolysis. Unfortunate
ly, separating by this process is ex
pensive, a powerful current being re
Latest War Publication Just issued.
War Pictorials. Land and Water Series,
twenty psges. size 7xll inches, fourteen re
productions of photographs — war up to date.
Send G cents In stamps to W. R. Caraway,
G. P. A. Soo Line, Minneapolis, Minn., or on
sale at Soo Line ticket office, 398 Robert
street, St. I'aul.
Sentiment Among; Western Pu.in«-ii-
Krer Men Seeinn to li e In Knvor
tut Forcing; the Rate War l«»ueM
and In Thin Way HrJi.^i,,^ the
Whole Trouble to a Sp<<il> Hud
MneH KafTerliiK tmmmLU.
CHICAGO. June 15.-The Western
Passenger association was in session
all day today considering the passen
ger rate situation, and will meet again
tomorrow. The general sentiment
among passenger men now seems to be
in favor of putting rates down to !>.>;
tom figures in the hope of forcing a
settlement of the rate war.
The Baltimore & Ohio today an
nounced that it would apply the low
rates between St. Paul and the East
on westbound business, as well as
eastbound, a move which will tend to
still further disturb rate conditions
Meantime the Canadian Pacific ia
making money, while the American
lines are suffering losses. The situa
tion appears hopeless unless some ar
rangements can be reached with the
Canadian roads.
Railway Men on the Range* Look-
Ing Dp Kvldcnie.
DULUTH, Minn., June 15.— A large
party of prominent railroad men is in
vestigating the rate situation. They
went out yesterday afternoon over the
Duluth, Mesaba & Northern and will
get facts, figures and estimates to be
used as evidence for the defense in the
ore freight rate case to be tried before
the state board of railroad and ware
house commissioners in this city, be
ginning July 12. In the party are J.
L. Greatsinger, president of the Duluth
& Iron Range; W. J. Olcott. vice presi
dent of the Duluth. Mesaba & North
ern; Robert B. Tweedy, of Milwaukee,
chief of engineers of the Wisconsin.
Central; C. J. A. Morria, of St. Paul
chief engir.«er of the St. Paul & Du
luth; A. Gurthrie, of St. Paul, railroad
contractor; R. Angst, chief engineer of
the Duiuth & Iron Range; William A.
McGonagle, resident engineer of tha
Duluth & Iron Range; Charles H.
Martz, chief engineer of the Duluth,
Mesaba & Northern; G. Wall-wood Mur
ray, of New York, general counsel of
the Rockefeller corporations; Joseph H
Chandler, of Chicago, general counsel
of the Duluth & Iron Range, and J B
Cotton, general attorney for the Du
luth, Mesaba & Northern. The party
will tomorrow visit the Duluth & Iron
Range, returning by way of Two Har
DIXITH CUT i:.M»i:i).
Hoails Decide to Restore the Paurn.
ger Tariff.
The large signs that have decorated the
windows of the local offices of the St. Paul
& Duluth and the Omaha, announcing spe
cial rates of J2-50 for the round trip to Du
luth, were taken down yesterday, and aa
enquiry developed the fact that the rate war
between the two road 9 had been declared off.
Since the war began the general passenger
agents of the two roads have had several'
conierences, and it was finally agreed thai
the special rates should go out of effect witli
the close of business Tuesday night. Pas*
sengers over the two roads yesterday were
compelled to pay the full fare.
General Passenger Agent John R. Hay
ings, of the Burlington, was in Winona yes
terday attending an adjourned meeting of tha
Winona Bridge company.
General Traffic Manager Clark, of th»
Omaha, who has been out on a ten days' trip
over the line, is expected home this morn
General Freight Agent Stohr. of the Great
Western, left yesterday for St. Louis to at.
tend the meeting of the Western Trunk Lines'
committee there today.
J. K. Ridgley, Northwestern passenger
agent of the Louisville & Nashviile. with
headquarters in Chicago, spent yesterday in
< St. Paul.
i C. L. Stone, general passenger agent of the
Chicago & Eastern Illinois, with headquarter!
in Chicago, called on a number of his frienJ3
in this city yesterday.
The St. Paul & Duluth will run an excur
sion to Bald Eagle ni?xt Sunday, where the
Asa Grove Lodge No. 24, United Ancient
Order of Druids, will give a picnic.
A number of the local passenger agent*
j are in Duluth endeavoring to have the deli-
I gates to Northwestern Eleetri" convention
] return to the East by way of St. Paul. Tha
j going trip to the convention was made by
• boat, and it is understood that the re; urn
is to be by rail, the route to be selected at
the convention.
Step* Are to Be Taken to Amply
Protect Them.
WASHINGTON, June ln.-Amnyi- the
j daily visitors to the White house are
) Bishop Hurst and Bishop McNabb, at
I Che Methodist Episcopal church. Th •>
--; seem to have a special arrangement
j about admittance and it appears to
make no difference whether they "call
lin the morning or at night, as the
; ushers immediately show them in.
These reverends are deeply interested
; in the subject of missionary rights in
i Spanish colonies in Asiatic waters. It
| appears that there are a number of
: Methodist missionaries in the Carolines
j who have never been accorded the
rights which the church regards as
theirs. The two bishops have urg 1
■ upon the president the necessity fir
j the seizure of this group of islands
I to hold until the fina! settlement of the
' war, and in that settlement they insist
1 upon a due consideration of missionary
This morning it is reported that tha
expedition which is expected to teava
i San Francisco today, bound for Manila,
will touch at the Caroline.-* and if nor i -
sary land a force for the protection of
American interests there. There are
very few Spanish gur.s c,n the group
and no great body <if Spanish troops
is maintained. So that a small force
would probably be sufficient for the
purpose. Definite ißfornNttton as to the
numlwr is unobtainable at present, bat
it is known positively that owing to
the representations of the churches the
president is disposed to pay more at
tention to the Carolln-es than to the
The Chinese Flag.
The standard of the Celestial Emijir.- is a
very queer-looking affair. It represents the
most grotesque of green dragons on a yellow
g.-ctind. The latter is raggi srive not only of
the national complexion, but also of that of
a sufferer from biliousness. To remove this
unbecoming tint from the compiexion, use
Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, which will
speedily regulate your liver, prevent malaria,
and remedy dyspepsia, nervousness, rheuma
tism and kidney complaint.
One Good BtilM. ;
From the Detroit Free Press.
"Don* you think we're having a p-etty
tame sort of war?" sneered Jingly. >.vho If
arranging to spend the summer in ilie moun-- .
"It seems to have tamed a good many of
you fellows who were yelling for a fight."
countered a citizen who goes to the front with
the next Michigan rt-giment.
Gcttinft It StrntKht.
From the Derolt Free Press. -.^
"John, where ar9 the Philippines, any
how?" asked the Fourth avenue man's wife,
who fondly believes that ho knows every
"About eighty miles southeast of Cuba."
"That's where I thought they were, but I
wanted to be certain."
Rely on Tlielr GeneroMity.
The doctors in Sweden never scad bills to
their ra t!eßts - the amount of remuneration
being left entirely to the generosity of the

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