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: INNER OF
■ BIG PRIZE SHOOT
Local Gunner Makes Perfect
Score at Annual Con
test.
J. S. Smith, with a total of 89,
"killed” out of a possible 100 clay
saucers shot at, won the annual mer
chandise prize contest, the feature of
the Fourth of July shoot, of the
Smith Gun Club, held at the Smith
traps, near Wiedenmayer's Park yes
terday, The event was shot in strings
of twenty and Smith ended the af
fair with a perfect tally. He had
nineteen breaks in his first, seventeen
in the second and third, and sixteen
in the fourth. C. W. Billings, Wil
liam Hassingcr and Louis Colquitt
were tied for second honors, each
smashing 88. On the shoot-off, Col
quitt succeeded in capturing the prize
offered for second best man, while
third place went to Billings. George
W. Naugle was fifth and Dr. Modi
fier sixth.
The practice events before and
after the prize contest were inter
esting, Billings nnd Colquitt carry
ing off honors. The former had two
perfect strings of twenty-five, while
Colquitt was there with one.
Shooting started at 10:30 o’clock in
the morning and continued until sun
set. Moro than 3,000 birds overs
thrown from the traps during the day.
Tlie scores:
C. Billings . 18 18 19 15 18—88
L. Colquit . 18 17 20 17 1 6—88
fi. Nnuglc- . 18 Hi 18 11 17-8.3
W. Hn sal tiger . 18 14 20 17 19—88
J. Smith . 19 17 17 16 20—89
J. Hudson . 17 16 12 14 15—74
Dr. Moeller . 15 15 18 12 16—76
S. Thornton . 16 16 13 13 15—72
II. Hasslnger . 14 19 II 15 16—75
J. Lehn . 13 12 16 16 15-72
r. Vox . 9 16 14 12 9—60
II. .1. Miller . 10 9 8 13 8—48
fi I,. Griffith - 7 14 10 8 9 - 48
The scores made after events fol
low:
.7. I.ehn . 18 21.
A. Fox . 13 14 .. \.
I/. Colqilit . 23 21 23 a 25 24 24
Dr. Moeller . 14 15 22 2t.
W. Hasnlnger . 21 20 20 .
O. W. Nailgle. 17 22 .
H. .7. Hans. 21 22 23 .
C. Hillings . 22 25 25 24 23 .. ..
.7. Hudson . 15.
B. Thornton . 22.
J. Smith . 21 .
NEW ARCHERY CHAMPION
L WAYNE, Pa., July 6.-Dr. Robert
P. Elmer, of Wayne, won the Eastern
Association archery championship
yesterday with a score of 1,024. His
nearest competitor was A. C. Hale,
k of Wayne, whose total was 996. Hale
•won the handicap prize hy this show
ing. B. P. Gray, of Boston, president
of the National Arhchery Association,
made a score of 792.
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-and
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HIGHLANDS
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Capture California Road Con>
test of 455.3 Miles in Their
Fiat Car.
SACRAMENTO, Cal., July 5.—Frank
Verbeck and Harry Ham, In a Flat
car, won the California road race
from Los Angeles to Sacramento yes
terday, sending the car over the
course of 455.3 miles in 11 hours 1
minute and 16 seconds. E. S. Water
man and Clifford Perry, in a Buick,
were close behind, their time being
11 hours 21 minutes 25 seconds. Bar
ney Oldfield was third, with his Fiat,
in 11 hours 22 minutes 53 seconds.
The average time of the winning car
was 3AV& miles an hour. Its fastest
time was 103 miles an hour.
There were numerous accidents dur
ing the race, but none resulted in se
rious injury to drivers or mechan
icians. Much of the course lay over
mountain roads.
ALBUQUERQUE, N. M„ July 5.—
In the first automobile road race
ever held in New Mexico, "Red"
Spprry. driving an Overland road
ster, won yesterday the Albuquerque
Santa Fe motor car race, a distance
of 130 miles, over the steepest moun
tain roads in the State. Sperry’s
time for the distance was 4:19:58 3-5.
William Emblem, driving a Buick,
was second, his time being 5:33:46 1-5,
while J. Cadweil, in a Velie, was
third; time 6:01:13 3-5. Out of nine
starters but three finished inside the
lime limit.
J. Hesch suffered the only serious
accident of the race, when his car,
while descending I.a Bajada hill at
sixty miles an hour, blew out a tire
and overturned. Hesch was seri
ously Injured Internally. His mechan
ician was only slightly hurt.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 5—Don
Grant and John Harp, both of
Brinkley, Ark., were probably fatal
ly injured here yesterday while par
ticipating In a hundred-mile automo
bile race, at the Memphis Driving
Club track. Their car overturned
on the fifty-first lap as they attempt
ed to pass another car, which had
stopped for repairs. Both men were
pinned under their wrecked machine.
The race was won by C. V. Dunni
van, of Memphis, in 3 hours and 15
minutes.
MEDFORD, Ore., July 5.—Don
Helms, 20 years old. was killed late
yesterday when the car he was driv
ing in a five-mile automobile race
collided with another car and turned
turtle. Helms was crushed under
the car and lived only ton minutes.
Mechanician Marks also was pinned
under the car but escaped with a
broken hip.
TACOMA, Wash., July 5.—Bob
Barman, in a 200-horsepower car,
was declared yesterday to have driv
en a mile In a race on the Tacoma
speedway In 32 seconds. The race
management announced that al
though Burman's time was not of
ficial it was the fastest mile ever
made on a road course.
OTTO HINCK ONCE MORE
CAPTURES TENNIS TITLE
In a strenuous five-set match Otto
H. Hlnck won the lawn tennis singles
championship title on the courts of
the Montclair Athletic Club yester
day. In the final of the tournament
Hinck defealed Frank B. Hague by
the score of 6—4, 6—3, 4—6. 1—6, 6—4.
The victory marked the fifteenth
time that Otto Hinck had won the
championship title.
I'm not going to play for the
chumplonship next year; some one
else can have It," Hlnck said after
the contest.
Hlnck won the first two sets and
led at 3—0 on games In the third by
his drives and volley shots. The
rapid footing brought, about cramps
in his legs, and he let up In his work,
so thnt Hague scored the third and
fourth sets. Hlnck, although crippled
by cramps, sailed into the fifth set.
Four times he tumbled over because
of the knotting muscles In Ills legs.
But ho kept at it and finished the
winner.
In the semi-final round Hague de
feated Rohert T. Bryan, 3—6, 7—5,
6—0, and Hlnck defeated R. Lorraine
Wyeth, 6—3, 6—2.
LEE AND BABCOCK STAR
AT ORANGE FIELD DAY
Ridgley Lee, of East Orange High
School, and Ken Babcock, the former
star athlete of Orange High School,
divided Individual honors at the
track and field meet, held at the Or
ange Playground yesterday after
noon, under the auspices of the Or
ange Playground Athletic Associa
tion. Both lads captured two firsts
and two seconds.
Henry Rerg, the Newark Academy
sprinter, was a starter In the 100
yard dash along with Babcock. Berg
was ptcked to win the event, but
after Babcock got in his stride the
local youth was outrun, losing by
more than a yard at the tape The
time was 10 4-5 seconds.
Babcock won the running high
Jump with a leap of 5 feet 7 inches,
while Lee was second. Lee was first
In the broad Jump, and Babcock sec
ond, while Lee also captured the pole
vault event. Joe Leimor won the mile
run, J. B. Byrne was first in the
((uarter, J. T. Smith took (he 12
pound shot event, and the Edison
Club romped off with the relay race.
NEW YORK ROWING STARS
CLEAN UP BOSTONIANS
BOSTON, July 5.—New York oars
men almost swept the river In the
twenty-seventh annual championship
regatta of the New England Amateur
Rowing Association, which was held
on the Charles river yesterday.
In seven of the nine races In which
New York crews were entered the
honors went to them. Members of
the Metropolitan Rowing Cluft carried
off four titles.
Rough water handicapped the crews
and slow time was the rule, but only
one shell was swamped.
WINS WRESTLING TITLE
_
ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 5.—A1 tVasem,
of St. Louis, defeated Johnny Billl
ter, of Toledo. O., In two straight
falls and won the lightweight wres
tling championship of the United
States here yesterday. Wasem won
the first fall In 43 minutes 10 sec
onds, with a body and leg hold, and
the second In 22 minutes with a toe
1 hold.
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GOLFERS HAVE BIG
OAV ON THE LINKS
Competitions of All Sorts In
dulged in Over Various
Metropolitan Gourses.
Golfers held forth and enjoyed their
favorite pastime on the numerous
links in the metropolitan district on
the Fourth. • All the Jersey courses
were in full operation throughout the
day, and competitions of various na
tures were the vogue.
• .
The Montclair Golf Club links were
crowded yesterday with members who
took part in the various competi
tions. More than 150 players turned
out. There were sweepstakes in the
morning and afternoon In three
classes with a thirty-six-hole affair,
in which the selected eighteen
counted.
E. O. Rockwood, N. M. Goodlet and
W. T. Smith were the class winners
in the sweepstakes in the morning,
while Eads Johnson, P. L. Gallagher
and H. L>. llayes took prizes in the
afternoon.
In the flag tournament, in which
the par of the course was added to
a player's handicap and he planted
his standard where he took the last
stroke; C. W. Billings was returned
the winner. For the women there
was a putting competition in two
classes in which Mrs. L. M. de Baus
ney and Mrs. C. H. McMahon were
the respective winners.
• *
The Deal Golf and Country Club
links were thronged yesterday.
George H. Burd showed the way In
the 36-hole medal play handicap, se
lected eighteen holes to count. His
card was 76—8, 67. In the second
set McIntosh Kellogg and L. L. An
drews tied with respective cards of
81—14, 67 and 79—12, 67. Thy qualify
ing rounds for the president’s and
vice-president’s cups were also
played.
*
Because of the club rule that scores
of 72 or less shall count as 72, nu
merous ties resulted in the medal
play handicap in two classes at the
Forest Hill Field Club yesterday. T.
J. Lintott won the first division prize
In the bogey handicap In the after
noon, finishing 2 up. The cards fol
low:
Class A—C. Olozaga, 84—16, 69;
Thomas Chisholm, 83—14, 69; A.
Bykes, 84—13, 71; Dr. Morrison, 84—
13, 71; C. E. T. Scharps, 83—11, 72;
E. P. Bard, 87—15, 72; T. J. Lintott,
88—16, 73; Robert Kuebler, 87—14, 73;
A. F. Gussman, 84—9, 75; J. S. Hag
gertv, 85—9, 76; R. R. Piper, 93—16,
77; Dr. Washington, 92—13, 79; Victor
Christ 1, 96—15, 81.
Class B—W. .7. Vance, 84—18, 66;
S. R Gaylord, 84—17, 67; R. E. Rose,
88—^0, 68; T. Allsopp, 9(1-18, 72; D. H.
Van Ness, 91—19, 72; E. B. Gregory,
87—16, 71; ,T. S. Stillwell, 92—17, 75;
C. L. Cameron, 98—22, 76; L. Keyser,
100—18 , 82; W. T. Jolly, 106—24 , 82.
• *
The medal play competlon at 36
holes for a cup presented by H. S.
Chapman was won on the Glen
Ridge Country Club links yesterday
by H. S. Benson, with a net score
of 147. The best scores were: Ben
son, 177—30, 147; Frank Mitchell, 174
—26, 148; W. B. Colson, 177—28, 149;
W. G. Thomas, 167—16, 151; J. E. Ogll
vle, 192—40, 152.
The eighteen-hole handicap for
a cup was won by E. W. Congdon
with 81—10, 71. J. H. Lounsbury had
90—18, 72, and H. D. Smith, 79—6, 73.
A women's putting competlon was
won by Mrs. R. L. Johnstone, with
Mrs. Lester Wallace second and Mrs.
Edward Mitchell third.
m
* *
Three competitions were decided at
the Baltusrol Golf Club yesterday, a
thirty-six-hole medal play handicap,
a four-ball affair and the usual
sweepstakes. F. P. Nash, with
80, 81—161, returned the best gross of
the day for two rounds, while Whar
ton Green, with 168-16—152, was the
winner of the net award. F. H. Brown
and Mashall Geer, with 190-33—157,
led the field In the foursomes, while
the sweepstakes prize went to A. E.
Downer, with 91-14—77.
• •
The new club-house and course of
the Cranford Golf Club was formally
opened yesterdny, although the plant
has been Is use for several weeks.
After a day of golf, the members
held a dinner In the club-house, at
which William C. Freeman was the
principal speaker. William Gellatly,
president of the club, received a lov
ing-cup. J. Ianson and Edwin M.
Wild, the club chnmplon, defeated
George Low, the Baltusrol profes
sional, and Max R. Marston, the ln
terscholastic champion, by 1 up in
an eighteen-hole four-ball match. The
mixed foursomes were won by C. F.
Wright nnd Mrs. W. A. Barnell, with
138-45—93, while George Taylor took
the handicap prize with 99-29—70.
V
In addition to four-ball foursomes
at the Yountakah Country Club yes
terday. where W. J. Hoyt and W.
Harker led the field with 80-17—63,
the qualifying round for the greens
committee cup was run off. In the
last named competition F. D. Hay
wood and H. P. Giles tied for first
place, with respective cards of
85-15—70 and 77-7—70.
AMERICAN GOLFERS LOSE
TO FRENCH CHAMPIONS
LA BOULIE, France, July 5.—W.
Heinrich Schmidt. of Worcester,
Mass., was defeated yesterday in the
third round of the tournament for
the amateur golf championship of
France by Peter Gannon, of Argen
tine. by nine holes up. Gannon was
amateur champion of France in 1910.
In the same round C. W. Inslee, of
the Oneida Community Club, New
York, beat Blandford, of England, by
5 up and 4 to play.
H. W. Stucklen, former champion
of Massachusetts, was beaten by E.
A. Lassen, the British amateur cham
pion of 1908, by 4 up and 2 to play.
In the semi-final round Lord Charles
Hope beat C. W. Inslee by 3 up and
2 to play, and E. A. Lassen beat Gan
non by 6 up and 5 to play.
BAKER ATGOLFER
CHICAGO, July 5—David R. For
gan, the banker, who fourteen years
ago became Utc first cJwmpio^ot^yis
Western Golf Association, yesterday
won the annual championship events
of Onwentsla Club. Mr. Forgan made
the morning round of an 6,174 yard
course in 84, and in the afternoon
came home with 81, Bix strokes over
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9 SCENE T gon "pig FLE PER Olympic parkore-nn S
“Girl in Taxi” at the Newark,
“Fledermaus” (“The Bat”)
at Olympic Park.
Following the presentation this
week of serious drama. Manager Jo
seph W. Payton has selected a merry
farce for next week's offering. It Is
“The Girl in the Taxi.’’ In its adap
tation New York instead of .Paris is
made the place of action, and two of
the three scenes are laid in a banker’s
residence on Riverside Drive. The
second act represents two adjoining
private dining-rooms at Churchill’s.
The stage setting Is sumptuous and in
strict keeping in every detail. There
will be daily matinees and popular
prices will prevail.
The leading character is Bertie
Stewart, the banker's son, just turned
21. His father, himself a gay boy, Is
determined to keep the youth se
cluded from the follies of Broadway
and therefore restricts him to an in
come of $5 a week. One night Bertie’s
cousin, who comes to New York from
Philadelphia for treatment for an as
sumed cough, sneaks out of the bank
er’s house to meet a girl he had pre
viously encountered in a taxi. Bertie
gets there first, has a supper party
with the fair lady and begins to en
joy himself.
In the next private dining-room,
supping with some ladles of the
chorus, is Bertie's father, who gen
erously Invites in the people next
door. There is a scene in which both
father and son are pretty badly dis
comfited, particularly as the seventh
husband of the “girl" puts in an ap
pearance, but all proves harmless and
everything is straightened out In the
last act.
In this farce, which is sprightly
without being salacious, Neal Byrne
will play the youthful Bertie, Miss
Mabelle Estelle Is the “girl,” Claude
Payton has the role of the surprised
father, and the latter’s nephew, Percy
Peters, will be taken by Arthur Jar
rett. All the other parts will be well
cast, among those appearing being
Harry B. Roche and Miss Lillian
Stuart.
"THE BAT,” OPERA FARCE,
COMING TO OLYMPIC PARK
Johann Strauss' opera-farce, "Die
Fledermaus” ("The Bat”), a work
never included in the summer reper
toire at Olympic Park, will be pro
duced by the Olympic Park Opera
Company next Monday, inaugurating
the sixth consecutive week of the
present season.
"Die Fledermaus" was produced at
the New York CaBlno last season un
der the title of "The Merry Countess/'
proving one of the distinct successes
of the year on Broadway. Owing to
the modern character of the opera it
permits of the Interpolation of spe
cial features and numbers, and, as
was the case in the Casino produc
tion, the Olympic Park company will
add several unique dancing features
to the array of excellent material
provided by the composer. Foremost
among these will be a new tango
dance, to be introduced by Miss Lau
ra Jaffray and David Romaine. Miss
Blanche Morrison will also add an
especially arranged interpolated num
ber.
The cast for this production will
consist of the following players: Miss
Blanche Morrison as Rosalinda. Ar
thur Burckly as Gabriel Von Eisen
steln, Miss Blanche Chase as Prince
Orloffsky, George Poultney as Dr.
Falke, Overton Moyle as Blind, the
lawyer, and Jack Henderson, as
Frosch, the turnkey.
Hayco, the handcuff expert who
demonstrated his ability at Olympic
Park two years ago. has been espe
cially .engaged as one of the free fea
tures for the vaudeville stage, after
noons and evenings.
William Corcoran and other sing
ers will entertain at the park tomor
row afternoon and evening, and "first
run" motion picture plays will be
shown each evening. Including Sun
day.
Miss Agnes Del-ane has been
especially engaged as the soloist for
the Olympic Park restaurant cabaret
Miss DeLane will sing each after
noon and evening throughout the
present week.
"HOGAN THE DUMMY” TO
BE A FEATURE AT LYRIC
Another rattling good bill of high
class vaudeville and new motion pic
tures will be seen at the Lyric .Thea
tre during the coming week. Head
ing the list for the first three days
will he Neeman and Mtlley, in a
screaming farce comedy sketch,
"Hogan the Dummy.” Others who
will share the bill for the first half
are: The Monards, sensational equi
librists; Joes Wilton, a very funny
comedian; Herbert and Wlllln. black
face comedians; Warden's Novelty
Revue, a novelty song revue, and the
latest photo-plays. For the last half
of the week Maud Orafton and com
pany, In a mlrth-provoklng, up-to
the-minute comedy sketch, entitled
“Wanted a Husband,” will top the
bill.
Goldie Boys, exceptionally good
dancers; the Three Types, in a very
interesting posing act; Walton and
Brandt, in a humorous comedy act;
Grey and Peters, who combine comedy
with their daring feats on the bicycle.
Fermano, In a high-class musicttl act.
and a new series of photo-plays.
TEN THOUSAND REJOICE
AT HILLSIDE PARK
Ten thousand persons visited Hill
side Park last Sunday and every one
was highly entertained.
The park has been renovated and
In the Field of Politics
/
Opponents of Edmund B. Osborne
as a Progressive candidate for the
gubernatorial nomination are rejoic
ing that former Senator Everett Col
by has announced his entry into the
Held to oppose the Montclair man.
This is especially welcome news in
the southern part of the State, where
sentiment for Colby is daily growing
stronger among land-owners who will
be hit by Osborne's single tax plat
form plank.
The single tax, in theory,'is the
elimination of levies on all buildings
and other improvements, and owners
of undeveloped areas realize that this
cost, removed from the buildings, will
apply against vacant tracts to the
owners’ disadvantage. The senti
ment In the northern part of the
State, too, is rolling up for Colby as
shown by a recent poll of the Repub
lican voters in Morristown, where, out
of 208 men seven-tenths announced
their willingness to vote for the
former senator.
* * *
Progressives are commending Colby
for his "Look before you leap" policy.
Before he ran for State senator in
1905 he gathered the Republican lead
ers about him at his home in West
Orange, asked them how he stood
around the county, then, after think
ing the situation over, announced
thathe was in the running. He did the
same thing this week, taking counsel
with Andrew Knox, of Hudson; J. A.
Hopkins, of Morristown, Mayor W.
V. Moy, of Plainfield; Judge Adrian
Lyon, of Middlesex; William A. Lord,
Algernon T. Sweeney and Irving K.
Taylor, of Essex; Sheriff William
Bright, of Cape May, and former As
semblyman Frank B. Jess, of Cam
den, and then announcing himself,
after thinking the thing over. His
platform is now being formed, and
will be announced some time next
week at a public meeting.
• * •
Edmund B. Osborne has left politi
cal cares behind him for a few days.
He is spending the time In Maine, and
will probably return early next week.
• » •
Wittpenn refuses to be downed. He
has started his campaign in full swing
and his lieutenants in this county
got together early this week and or
ganized the H. Otto Wittpenn Demo
cratic League with an initial mem
bership of forty,, James F. McGrath
was elected president; John M.
Rhodabeck, vice-president; William
A. McTague, financial secretary;
George E. Byrne, recording secretary,
and Charles H. Hart, treasurer. The
organization takes the stand that
Wittpenn is the only candidate be
fore the people who is absolutely
pledged to continue the policies in
augurated by President Wilson.
• * *
Rhodabeck has resigned from the
| executive committee of the Woodrow
Wilson League. He gave as his
reason the league’s failure to indorse
a candidate for the gubernatorial
nomination, hut his former fellow
members of the committee say that
the criticism that arose out of his at
tempt to have Wittpenn indersed was
the real motive that prompted him to
withdraw.
* • •
In a week the membership of the
new Commission Government League
of Newark jumped from 100 to 334.
The organization meeting was held
this week, and Dr. William Buer
mann was elected president; Simon
P. Northrup,. first vice-president; La
throp Anderson, second vice-presi
dent; Frank L. Driver, third vice
president; George M. Denny, treas
urer, and Theodore S. Fettinger, sec
retary. The campaign will be, pri
marily, educational, and will be
started in the fall.,
• » •
The senator and assemblymen
from Essex are hoping that Acting
Governor Fielder will wait until it is
very much cooler than it is now be
fore calling a special session of the
Legislature. There are two reasons
that necessitate an extra session. One
is the necessity of an act to lift the
embargo on the sale of Newark
leather in Massachusetts and the
other reasons is the doubt in the
Walsh commission act. The situation
concerning the leather must neces
sarily greatly injure Newark leather
manufacturers and their workmen,
unless it is remedied, and the doubt
in the Walsh act is affecting several
cities in the State.
• • *
The Glen Ridge Civic Committee
has announced the slate for borough
officers. Mayor David H. Standish
jnnd Councilman Henry S. Babbage
have been slated to succeed them
selves, and Lehigh Davies and Alfred
Hinricks are named as eouncllmen to
succeed Charles Ames and Edward S.
Skillen.
decorated and, with every known
form of amusement, tends to keep
one busy at all times.
The vaudeville presented here com
prises the pick of America and
Europe’s greatest out-door acts and
tomorrow the following will positively
appear: The Dunning troupe of Acro
bats, Derenzo and La Dau, on flying
rings; Clegg’s troupe of aerialists;
Thorpy, wire artist; Marlow Brothers,
clowns, and others. Professor High
Henry, in balloon ascensions and
parachute drops. Moving pictures
each night. Dancing Wednesday and
Saturday.
SCOTT CAPTURES POINT '
PRIZE AT COLUMBIA MEET
Edward Scott, with two firsts, was
the individual point-winner in the In
dependence Day field and track meet
held under the auspices of the Co
lumbian Club, of East Orange, at the
Columbian grounds. East Orange,
yesterday.
Scott was first in the 700 and 100 yard
dashes. In the girls’ events Eleanor
Klenen starred, the youngster getting
a first place in both the 50-yard dash
and potato race. Eugene Gappen,
Jr., romped home a winner in the
50-yard dash.
The bicycle race was captured by
Sydney Froggett, a 14-year-old 1
youngster, while x the three-legged
race went to Roswell Giles and Ed
ward Stock. Edward Walsh and O. i
J. Elder ran a dead heat in the 60- j
yard event for members of the Co
lumbian Club, Keeton and Scott took
the three-legged contest for members
of . the Columbian Club.
The baseball game between the Co
lumbians and the Arlington nines re
sulted in a victory for the latter by
a 10 to 8 score. Fireworks and a
band concert kept up the spirits of
the spectators later in the evening.
WATSESSING FIELD DAY
BRINGS OUT MANY STARS
Leo Cahill, of the Dominican Ly- |
ceum A. C., with a 5^-yard handi
cap, captured the 100-yard dash han
dicap race In the excellent time of
9 4-5 seconds at the athletic meet
held a( Wasesslng Park yesterday,
under the auspices of the First Ward
Local Interest Club, of East Orange.
Cahill won the event by Inches over
Ed Coyle, of the Irish-American Ath
letic Club, who started from the
scratch mark.
S. Frazier, running under the Irish
American colors, proved a dark horsi
In the half-mile, beating a field of
twenty-five starters. W. McDonough
of the Xavier Club, took first place
in the broad Juipp, while J. A. Mc
Dermott, of the Irish club, romped
over the tape 3, winner in the mile,
with Dave Noble second and Miles
Devaney third. Ed Coyle won the
quarter-mile race from a good field.
The other events on the program
were highly Interesting.
7
AUTO WILD; FIVE ARE HURT
HARTFORD, Conn., July 5.—Five
persons were injured, none seHously,
when an automobile owned by Alfred
A. Abel, of this city, ran wild In a
big crowd that was witnessing a
municipal display of fireworks on the
bank of the Connecticut river last
night. Mr. Abel cranked his car to
start for home, and the machine
bounded forward, pursuing a zig-zag
course through the crowd. His 4-year
old daughter was the only one in the
machine. She was unhurt. The car
plunged against a rock and down a
twenty-five-foot embankment, stop
ping at the water’s edge.
AMUSEMENTS.
Springfield or Broad Cara
Downtown Ticket Ofllre In Flre
_ men'a Pharmacy, Broad & Market
Today and Sunday, Matinee & Night
Olympic Park Opera Co.
COMIC DoVeNBA THE MASCOT
Nut Wuk, Biginning Monday Evening, July 7
IFLEDERMAUS
KNOWN AT THE N. Y. CASINO AS
“THE MERRY COUNTESS'*
RFSTAIIRANT *v*c]*{Tabled’Hnte
ncoiAunsni dinner Sunday
GEN. PICKETT’S WIDOW V
TELLS OF GETTYSBURG
First News That Reached Her Was of Victory for Southern
Arms, but This Was Soon Changed to Report That the
Yankees Had Annihilated Her Husband’s Troops.
BY LA SALLE CORBETT
PICKETT
Widow of George K. Pickett, famous Con
federate General.
When the battle of Gettysburg was
fought I was at my father's home In
Nansemond, a county of \ irginla,
then within the Federal lines. My
suspense was great, for I bade the
general, to whom I was engaged
good-by when he started North with
Lee’s army, and he knew that a battle
was impending.
One July morning I mounted our
old mule, Nebuchadnezzar, and set off
for the Chuckatuck postofflee. On our
way I met some neighbors, one of
whom rushed up to me with face
aglow:
"We’ve won a great battle In Penn
sylvania; nothing now but to march
into Washington. I know it is a
proud day for the general and for
your uncle, the colonel, and the old
Ninth."
1 bounded into the store where the
postofflee was kept and, not observing
the gloom in the faces of the villagers
gatBsred around, called out:
“Isn’t it glorious news, friends?”
Jimmy Hunter Godwin turned and
said:
“Glorious news? I have just come
from the ferry and the news from the
Yankees stationed at Suffolk is that
they have won a great victory and
that Pickett's division is annihilated.”
Taking my letters, written by the
general on the northward march and
sent by the underground route, I
turned toward home, sick at heart,
reading the letters over and over.
From one of the general’s letters,
written on July 3. just before the
great charge, I read:
“The officers and men are all In
excellent condition, bright and cheer
ful, singing songs and telling stories,
full of hope and courage, inspired
with absolute faith and confidence in
our success.
Though almost exhausted by
marching in the intense heat, I felt
that the exigencies demanded my as
suring Marse Robert (Robert E. Lee)
that my men would be equal to any
thing he might require of them.
"Well, my sweetheart, at 1 o'clock
the awful silence was broken by a
cannon shot and then another, and
then more than a hundred guns shook
the hills from crest to base, an
swered by more than another hun
dred—then absolute silence, then grim
and gruesome, low%spokcn commands
—then the forming of the attacking
columns.
"My brave Virginians are to attack
in front. Oh, may God in mercy help
me as he never helped me before!
“I have ridden up to report to Old
Peter (General Longstreet). I shall
give him this letter to mail to you—
oh, my darling, do you feel the love
of my heart, the prayer, as I write
that fatal word? It is almost 3
o’clock. My soul reaches out to
yours. "TOUR SOLDIER."
The next letter was that written on
July 4, the day after the battle. The
general wrote:
"My brave boys were full of hope
and confident of victory ns I led them
forth, forming them in column of at
tack.
"Over on Cemetery Ridge the
federals beheld a scene never before
witnessed on this continent—an army
EXCURSIONS.
DAILY BOATS NOW
RUNNING FOR
CONEY ISLAND
Leave Commercial Wharf 9:15
A. M., 1:30 and 7:15 P. M. Saturday
and Sunday additional boats 9:00
P. M.
FOR
Rockaway Beach
9:15 A. M. and 1:30 P. M.
Fare to Either Place, 50c
Evening Sail 7:15 P. M. 25c
Ocean Grove and Asbury
Park Excursion
THURSDAY, JULY 10, 101.1,
Newark City Baptist Union
9:0L0eaVRea.?rOoard.h8|tneetat‘°n b:4B'
ADULTS, 91.001 CHILDREN. 50c.
AMUSEMENTS.
THE SPRIGHTLY FARCE COMEDY pTfl
THE GIRLi TAXI 11
By STANISLAUS STANGE ft^T| J
W«ak Ju|y 14th—“THE LILY" mM
forming in line of battle under their
I very eyes, charging across a space
nearly a mile in length over fields of
waving grain and anon of stubble
and then of smooth expanse—moving ■
with the steadiness of dress parade.
“Well, it Is over now. The battle
Is lost, and-many of us are prisoners,
many are dead, many wounded,
bleeding and dying. Your soldier
lives and mourns, and, but for you,
my darling, he would rather, a mil
lion times rather, be back there with
his dead, to sleep for all time in an
unknown grave.
“YOUR SOLDIER.”
General Pickett came up from the
storm of fire and returned to fill in
the thousands of missing names on
the roll-call of Virginia troops. The
vacancies in Virginia hearts and lives
would be lonely and sad.
On the 15th of September, in St.
Paul's Church, amid the chimes of
bells and bugles and the blessings of
the good people to whom my soldier
was a. protector, we were married.
As we went down the aisle loving
words and prayers were showered
upon us, black-robed women saying
as they touched my soldier's hand:
“My boy was with you at Gettys
burg!” sad-faced girls sobbing, "My
brother fell on Cemetery Hill!’ Out
between lines of soldiers we passed,
the bands playing and the bells
chiming.
On the field of Gettysburg today
stately monuments keep guard over
the dead and over undying memories.
The peace of God dwells in their
silence and reigns among the hills
around which thundered the guns of
half a century ago. For that peace
we meet to thank the God of nations
on the semi-centennial of the great
est battle ever fought on the Western
hemisphere.
But to us the ceremonies of this re
union mean much more. From ail
the States of our great Union we
have come to celebrate the welding
of a tie that can never be broken.
All hearts are Joined in fealty to that
country whose life once hung in the
balance on this field.
Above all else, in reverence and
faith we celebrate on this battle an
niversary the perpetuity of our na
tion, while over us waves the banner
from which no star is lost and on
whose wide blue sky shine new stars
in glory that, God willing, shall never
fade,
LEANDER CREW DEFEATS
THAMES CLUB FOR CUP
HENLEY, July 6.—The Leander
Rowing Club eight defeated the
Thames Rowing Club in the second
round of the Grand Challenge Cup
in the royal regatta yesterday. In
another heat of the same round Jesus
College, Cambridge, outrowed New
College, Oxford.
Two heats in the second round for
the Diamond Sculls were also rowed
yesterday. In the first E. D. P.
Pinks, of the London Rowing Club,
finished in front of C. W. Wise, a
cluhmate, and the second found C.
McVllly, of the Derwent Rowing Club,
of Tasmania, a victor over R. T. Big*
land, of the Royal Chester Rowing
Club.
SUMMER RESORTS.
Anbury Park, \. J,
ETROPOLITAN
OPEN ALL THE YEAR.
Equipment modern. Table
excellent. The Leading
Family Hotel in Every
Respect. Booklet and rates
upon request.
FRANCIS YARNALL,
_ Manager.
HOTEL MONMOUTH
BEST LOCATION ON OCEAN FRONT
Select patronage, superior service; modern
every respect; private baths, elevator, tele
graph. electric and gas lights; new furnish
ings and decorations; tennis courts adjoining;
special July rates; now open.
_ C. A APPLEGATE. Manager.
THE
|§ On Ocean.
Special week-end rates. $6
for 1 and $f» for 2 in a room.
Capacity BOO; booklet. J. KELSEY.
-WEST END HOTEL
Aahury Park. N. J.
Overlooking Ocean and Esplanade.
INow open; white aervlce; capacity 300.
Beautiful Suites With Bathe.
-N. TEN BROECK DUANE, Prop. -
Select Family Hotel on the Beach
THE WELLINGTON ASBIURYTPARK
Rooms with bath. Phone 358. B. D. Smith.
NASSAU HALL. Corner second av.
Iin>«s)nu nnkk and Kingsley ak
Capacity 200. Booklet. J. OGDEN HANLON.
Asbury Park Official Guide Free
Aabury Park hotel list and new 4-page
folder for 2 ct. etamp. MUNICIPAL INFOR
MATION BUREAU. 302 Boardwalk.
Atlantic City. N. J.
Best Moderate Price Hotel
ELBERON
And Fireproof Annex. Tennessee ave. near
Beach; central; capacity 400. opposite’ Prot.
and Cath. Churches; running water In
rooms; private bathe; excellent table; vege
table* from own farm; white service
Special low rates. Booklet. R. B. Ludy. M. d!
Ocean Grove, N. J.
FOUNTAIN HOUSE Ooolest on coast. Moder
I1UU0L at(? prices. Private hatha.
Cap. 350. centrally located for Oceen Grove
and Aebury Park. Send for booklet and mta
showing both places, hotels and amusements.
stratPord
Ocean Grove. N. J.; 6(1 feet to ocean; foot
of Main av. HAYNES & LAYMAN. 01
MAIN AVENUE HOUSE,
l» Main a\.. 15 rooms; full ocean view. A W
Lyman. Box 162. Good table; family service!
Ocean Grove and Anhiirv Park N J
NORTH END HOTEL
OCEAN GROVE, N. J
A NEW *600.000 INVESTMENT
Hot and Cold Sea Water In All Batha
ONLY HOTEL ON THE BOARDWALK
MAROEHUM & GKAVATT, Prop,. **
Sprint* Lake Beach. N. J.
RAonm
HOTEL
Spring Lake Reach, N.,1. /
NOW OI'EN. 7
Surf Bathing, Sailing, C
Fishing, Tennis. I
Superb 18-hole Golf {
Course. Ample garage A
space and well-kept 1
roads. Long-distance 1
telephones. •
FRANK F. SHIITE, .
Hanager.

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