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ON THE MAT. WORKED ON SUNDAY ) V t 1 tiitiiittt A A, A lit . , SPORTING NEWS OF THE WORLD. j v Dan McLeod Going to England to Try His Luck. House Held Four Hour Busi ness Session. WATERBURY EVENING DEMOCRAT, MONDAY, MARCH 2. 1903. THE PUGILISTS. Jeffries and Corbett Finally Come Together; v ffhey Will Fight for Twenty Bounds, Winner to Take 75 per Cent of Receipts Young Corbett and Terry McGovern Have Been Matched for ; Another Bout Peter Maher is to Go On the Stage. New York, March 2. James J. Jef xries will defend 'his title of world s champion heavyweight pugilist against TomAo .T. Corbett in California next June. The men were matched in the Delavan hotel yesterday, ana tne arti cles of agreement will be signed In Bal timore on Thursday, The tight will be twenty rounds for the largest purse of fered, of which the winner will take 75 per cent. No argument was wasted in arranging the match. Billy Delaney talked for the champion and Corbett held his own end. When the two rivals shook hands at parting Charlie White, the referee, said the meeting remind ed him of an afternoon tea party. Challenges were hurled right and left at the meeting. Nearly all the leading llsrhta of the rlnsr were there. Kid Mc- Cov asked for a fight with FJtz at catch weights, and Fits told liim to "go way back." Gus Ruhlln' wag looking for anv old match, and his manager, Billy Madden, said he was ready to fight Jeffries, Corbett,' Fltzslramons, (ffHrtv r anv of the top-notchers. Whon it wa thoueht that the meeting wrmM nii -without word from Tom Sharkey, a messenger boy arrived with a telegram from the fighting Dundalk man. now barnstorming in the west. 'Stand ready to fight winner of Jef- frles-Corbett go." said xom. ana men the crowr laughed. Corbett and Jef frie mt nt 2 o'clock. The champion .a mo. tthe hotel 'accompanied by Tvrori.iAri theatrical nianaarer. and tirth tmzalmmons. McCoy, Ruhlln Billy iMuldoon and about fifty sporting men had been waiting for the princi pals in the conference, and lmmedlate 1t the talk began. " , Delaney opened the discussion. "What do you want to do, Jim?" he asked Corbett. "I want, to fight," was the reply. , Delaney then said he would have no dealings with th Fort Erie club. He based his ar gument, on his . experience with Cona- dian law. "I tried to pun on a ngni In Montreal one time," he said, "anfl hiv nut me In Jail." Corbett assured Delaney there wa a law governing prize fighting In Fort Erie, and .al though Tom O'Rortrke corroborated him. Jeff rles's manager would have none of it. Corbett Insisted that more money could be had In Fort Erie, but Delaney said he would rather fight for a $20,000 purse in-California than for $40,000 In Fort Erie. Finally it was settled that California would be the battle srrouhd: and then .Corbett . get ting a suspicion that Delaney might have an interest In a club on the coast, said: 'Now, Billy. I want you to know that if you're on the Inside of any club out there this old boy wants a share of it, too. It's business with me. , and I want to get in on the ground floor' Delaney said he was not interested in any club, and then he and Corbett made the joint statement that the fight would probably, be held by a club in which Jim Kennedy is the chief figure. However, it was agreed that all clubs would .have an equal chance to offer purses, and April 1 was set as the date on which the bids will be opened. The bids are to be sent to Harry Corbett. a brother of the former champion, in Kfln Francisco, and duplicate bids are to be sent to Tom O'Rourka in this J city. A forfeit of $3,000 must be post- J ed witheach bid sent to Corbett. After these details had been disposed of De laney suggested that the winner take the entire purse. "I say frankly that I am not open to that proposition," re plied Corbett. "I want at least my ex penses out of Ihis thing. I know It's a tough game I'm going up against," and I'm not convinced I can whip Jeffries. But I do think I have a chance, and If I don't win, why, naturally, I don't want to be out of pocket. If Jeffries whlpg me no one will have a warmer admirer, and as: there is so .much chance In the game I want the purse divided, 75 per cent to the winner and th small end to' the loser." "All light. Jim," said Delaney, "and now how about bandages? Do you want to wear them?" "Of course I do," re pfed Corbett. At this Jeffries, who had been sitting In a corner listening, rose and shouted: "I'll never fight -a man again'-with bandages on his hands. When you fellows get in the ring and get the bandages, on. nothing can make you take them off. .Your , hands are like plaster of pari, and I'm not go In sr to have anv mive of that business." Delaney backed ui the champion, and Corbett. warming ur. sonashrt all argument by saving: "Yon, know a well ns you'rA sitting there. Delaney. tliat I can't fight two rounds without bandages. Do yott re member when rmi wer with me that T sways worp thm? You know yon ettw than T do that I hav worn 'ini Jn nil but mv first two flzM. ;'.Wh right ha Jeffrie to'klck? Nearly all icycles no Bicycles, $50,00 grade reduced to $35.00. $35.00 grade reduced to $20.00. New Departure or Morrow Coaster Brake with complete rear wheel, $5.00, HEW TIRES $1.00 and Upwards. Go-Cart Tires tn stock Lawn Mowers sharpened. You can save from 25 to 75 percent on Sun- . dries and repairing at YOU MANS, fSI SoiitH Vloiti the men he has. met have worn band ages on their hands. . 1 wore them in my fight with him, and why is ho kick- lug uowV" Alter Deiauey and Jeffries had held a private conversation ue- laney announced that he would agree to Corbett wearing soft bandages, suo- ject to the inspection of the referee. This wa satlstactory to Coroett, ana after a short talk on generalities a round of hand-clapping announced tne fact that the men had been matched. For several minutes Fltzslmmons baa been fidgeting in his seat, and when the noise subsided he rose and said: "Gentlemen, I want to announce that I am ready to accept the challenge of Tommy Ryan for a fight for the mid dleweight championship. He has been hurling challenges at me, but for ; six years I have not said a word aoout me middleweight title.. Now I am ready to do business; I want to show who is the real middleweight champion. I never fought over the middleweight limit in my life. The last time I fought Jeff I weighed 154 pounds. Ryan can have a fight at 158 pounds any time. I'll fight him to a finish or In a limited round affair for the largest purse offered and for a side bet of $5, 000." When Fltz was buttoning a heavy gray overcoat preparatory to leaving, he said to Corbett: "I'm going to train Jeffries for this fight, Jim." Nearly all the fighters, their managers and the crowd of sporting men spent several hours after the conference in convivial friendship. Corbett, Jeffries, McCoy and Ruhlln were the center of a large group gathered around a heavily laden table. , A t , this time it was reported that McCoy would train Corbett, to off set the help Fits will give the chains plon. Corbett and the Kid both re fused to talk about, the rumor. Fitz was the only one who refused to take part -in the celebration.. ..He tore him self away In spite ?of every invitation, and when leaving the hotel said: "Let the fighters do what they like now; I am going to Bath Beach to take my wife out for a drive.;, Buffalo, March 2. Manager Stall ings of the Buffalo. Eastern : league team, has completed it ' deal whereby David L. Brain; the crack: third base man of Buffalo, will go to the St Louis National league team in exchange for Hartman and one or two other players whose names cannot be announced at this tlme.- .Tacksonvllle, Fla, March 2. Mana ger Mack backed his Philadelphia Ath letic team against a local team Satur day here, winning by the score of 9 to 1. The Phillies gave the locals Schreck and Bender for a battery. Mack was well pleased with the work of his men, particularly the bating of Murphy, Wilson and Seybold and the pitching of Bender and Qulnn. Indianapolis, March 2. Hugh J. Mc Gowan, president' of the ' Indianapolis street railway system and one of the new owners of the Philadelphia ; Na tional league baseball club, said last night: -,.' ': v; "--', , '.;;'. ". "The new owners are a lot of good fellows who are baseball cranks and they put me down with them, v AH the Philadelphia ns are prominent young bupsiness men. Mr Cassatt is a rela tive of President Cassatt of the Penn sylvania railroad: George Elklns is the son of Colonel William Elkins of the Widener-Elkins syndicate; Mayor Flelschmanni of Cincinnati owns the Cincinnati club with Mr, Cox and Mr, Herrmann and Mr Schoepf is president of the Cincinnati Traction company and Is largely interested in the Pitts burg club, of which Barney Dreyfuss Is president. They see an opportunity eo build up a great ball club in Phila delphia, and I think they are going to t do It." ' , Peter Maher has decided to become an actor and is to appear in melodrama. This will be the first venture of the Irish pugilist as an out-and-out actor. Austin Rice, who is matched to meet Benny Yanger at Kansas City on March 4. has started for the west. He is already in fine trim and is confident of whipping the "TlDton Slasher." They are to box ten rounds. 1 , Terry McGovern has engaged Sam Bolen, the colored pugilist, to act as his sparring partner and also to assist him in training for his coming mill w.ith Young Corbett. ; : After engaging in a number of chal lenges for nearly two years Young Corbett and Terry McGovern are to come together again in the roped arena. The lads were matched Saturday to meet for twehty rounds before the Hayes Valley A. C San Francisco, on May 3. The weight is 127 pounds., weigh in at 4 o'clock on the afternoon of the battle. No articles of agreement have yet been signed. All of. the de tails of the battle were arranged by telegraph. In taking on Corbett Mc Govern was compelled to sacrifice two other important matches, notably those with Benny Yanger, the "Tipton Slash er," and Ben Jordan before the Nation, al Sportong club. London on May 27. Terry's fight with Yanger was sched uled for March 16 at Fort Erie, before, the International A. C. McGovern's encounter with Young Corbett will be KeDBinns:. St., Near Uriiori for a division of the gate receipts. 75 per cent to the winner and 25 per cent to the loser. The fighters are to re ceive 60 per cent of the gross amount tnlrrm in at the doors. Younc Corbett ia at present in San Francisco and Mc Govern will start for tnat piace next week, after his mill for six rounds with Bill v Rvan which is to be decided on Tuesday night at Philadelphia. HARVARD DEFEATS YALE. , , The Crimson Wins the Intercollegiate - - - Hockey Chanrpionsrlp. ' New York, March 2. Harvard's hockey team defeated Yale at the St Nicholas skating rink Saturday night by a ftcoro of 5 goals to 1 and won the intercollegiate hockey , championship. Haaward gets the St Nicholas cup, which was offered (by J. M. Ceiballos, and which has to be won three times before it ibecomes the property of the Winner. The game Saturday night was a fast one. Yale was handicapped through the absence of Hitchcock, the captain. Potter was acting captain in the first part'of the game, but later on he wrenched his -ankle end had to retire. : Harvard outplayed Yale. The Crimson, players shot straight and hard and were perfectly at home on their skates.,. ', ', -v:;.': . V ' ' ' . ' STAND1NO OF POOL PLAYERS. Otis Leads in Sweepstakes Tourney in Columbia Academy. The standing to date of tho players In i the professional sweepstakes pool tournament in" Columbia billiard acad emy, Brooklyn, N. Y., is as follows: ' " ' r'1 - W. L. P.C. Obis -...... 3- O Smltih .............. .4 ' 1- Hamiber ... .3 1 1,000 .800 .750 .750 . .067 v .500 . .500 .400 .200 .200 .000 Rogers .3 :' 1 Strewe .............. .2 '.-1; Grogau . ...2 . 2 Garner 2 2 Duffy -..2 3 Buttle 1 4 Wharton 1 4 Flvnn V 0 4 ; In to-night's games Garner will play Otis and Grogan will meet (Smith, ; . , , ; ' - ; ART" FENN : WINS. ' ; r ' .. Former Waterbury Resident Playing V Great Golf in the South. Palm Beach, ; Fla, March 2. In the tie for first ; money in the open golf tournament, played Friday,' A. H. Fenn Saturday morning defeated Alex Fin lay, the professional from Boston. Fenn scored 74 and Finlay "76. Fenn thus won $150 and Flnlay $100. In the afternoon-there wa a four ' ball four some played by Fenn and Bernard Nlcholl against Finlay and C. B.; Cory. In this Fenn equalled the professional record of OS.' made Friday by John rearson of Ocala. In the match the best ball of Fenn andiNieolI equalled the best ball of Finlay and Mr Cory. BASKETBALL. The . usual Saturday Jilght basket ball games at the-Y. M. O. A. gymna sium resulted in victories-for jfche Ea gles and Nutmegs over the Crmans 'and Business iAIen respectively, The scores were as follows: Normans 14. Field Goals . Goals Goals. Foul. Fouls. Opp. Hannegan, t .M.0 . 3 0 1 Candee, f .......1 0 3 0 W. Curtis, c ....3 1 4V 4 Spiers, g . . . . .0 0 010 Davis, g 0 ,. 0 0 0 Burke, g 1 0 0 , 3 Totals 5 ' 4 ' 7. v8 Eagles 19. '' n Field Goals Goals , Goals, Foul. Fouls. Opp. Chapman, f I .... .3 . 2 1 l Seliby, g ......... 1 o 0 0 J. Curtis, c ......4 . l 10 3 MaJsch, g .......0 , 0 O l Slckmund, f .4.. .0 0 0 0 , Totals . . . ..... .8 . 3 11 5 v Nutmeg! 20. Field Goals ' Goals Goals. Foul. Fouls. Opp. Nichols, c ........ 1 0 0 3 Jaoger, f 4 2 3 1 Warner, g . ...... 4 0 4 1 Usoskin, g .......2 O 4 0 Hayes, f ...... 1 0 3 0 Totals ....... .12 2 14 5 Business Men 10. ' Field Goals Goals Goals. Foul. Fouls. Opp. mc wiiiiams, g ; . .0 Piatt, f . ... ...,.1 Marggraff, c .....1 Larkln, f ....... .3 Mangino, g . ... i. .0 Totals 5 0 2 4 G O 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 ; 1 6 O 12 The following Is the line-up of Co A of this olty and Co G of Danbury for the basketfball game at the armory to-night: V A. Co G. McKeon ....... r. f. Gordon Spencer,....... I. f..-. Rchoen .Sickinund . .... center ........ Roupp Armbruster . .... . r. g. ..........Pike (Oapt) V; (Capt) - De Bordo ... .... . 1. g. ....... .Heine Brownell ',';... . siib .Stowe J. Danaher, referee. Mr Judson of Danbury, umpire. Game called at 8:30.,'. yi;"; ' , . . . -v.' The Hawthorne Handicap. CHICAGO, March 2. The entries and weights for the $10,000 Hawthorne handicap, to be run at Hawthorne Sat urday, May 25, are now made public. The race is a sweepstakes for three-year-olds and upward and closed with ninety-nine nominations. ' Republic to De Launched April IB. NEW YORK, March 2.The new cup defender, which la to be called the Re public, will be launched at JBristol, R. I,. April 15. This information has been obtained from inside sources ab solutely authentic. Jim Parr Couldn't Turn Oyer jG.us Wiley and Joe Grant Struggled an Hour and a Half Without a Fall . Jack Munro Meeting All Comers. South Manchester, March ,2.An ex hibition of skill in wrestling was wit nessed by a very large crowd in the Armory opeiU houso (Saturday evening between Uharles Relnecke, the middle weight champion of Pennsylvania, and M.' J. Iwyer of Bridgeport, the middle weight champion of the United States. D wyer was to throw Relnecke three times in an bour, eatch-as-eatch-can style of wrestling. Should Relnecke throw Mm once in an hour Relnecke was to be declared the winner. -Reln-ecke's game was on the defensive. Dwyer's great strength, was to his ad vantage and three or four times during the match he lifted Relnecke bodily from the mat and threw him down again with considerable force. After forty-five minutes Dwyer bridged Reln ecke, then work down to a. double-bar lock and forced the shoulders of Reln ecke onto the mat. vA five minutes' rest was alloWed between falls, after which they again started in. Dwyer started in with a little rapid work, but Relnecke showed his quickness and the time was called without another fall being made. By the terms of the match. Relnecke won. . Frank Herrick, assistant, wrestling Instructor of the New York A. C., ,i8 after another match with Clarence Bouldin, the "Cuban Wonder." Her rick thinks their recent j struggle, in which. Herrick was defeated, was not a genuine test of his skill. . Max Wiley of Rochester met Joe Grant, the champion welterweight of the south, at Baltimore, recently, and after going 1 hour and 30 minutes the contest was decided a draw. Grant had the better of the weight by fully twenty pounds, but Wiley : showed more science, r . Jack Munroe tried his hand at wrest, ling In Baltimore last week, and made a fair showing. He met all comers, tackling as many as two opponents dally. lie threw several of his rivals, but the majority of them stayed the limit, fifteen minutes. The style was oatch-as-catch-can. ; s, : ? It has been decided to hold the match between August Faust and Anderson in Brooklyn instead of at the New Polo A. C. The men will meet within three weeks at straight Graeco-Roman style, best two, in three falls. .Rlchhelmer is In receipt of a letter from II. Hansen of Perth Amboy,A In which the latter agrees to wrestle Faust after the local man's bout with Anderso Is settled., Jim .Parr of England, struck a snag Jn August Gustavson , the big Swede of Jamestown, N. Y., at Jamestown the other night. . Parr attempted to throw Gustavson twice in an hour, but, like McLeod and others, failed to even 'gain, a single fallu y Gustavson's showing was excellent, and' those who i have seen him perform believe he bas a' fine chance against any of the, big men.' Peter Bannon of England, who came to this country with Joe Carroll of Ire land as the latter's trainer, has signed articles to meet Alex Swansea at Yon kers this month in a handicap match. Bannon will attempt to throw Swansen three times in an hour at catch-as-catch-caji rules before the club offering the best purse. Jenkins will try to tnrow Munroe four times. In an hour. Dan McLeod, holder of the catch-as-catch-can title, will go to England in June to meet all comers Jn his class. He proposes to try for a match with George Hackenschmldt. McLeod has communicated with the Russian giant's manager, and expects a favorable an swer in a few days. Another bout which McLeod is now trying to arrange for the other side Is with Tom Cannon, the veteran English wrestler. Iljalmer Lundln, the big Swedish wrestler, signalized his return to this country from a trip through bis native land by defeating Duncan A. McMillan of Milwaukee at Worcester the other night. The match was at mixed style and. each mail . weighed 210 pounds. McMillan chose Graeco-Roman -for the first bout. Th0 westerner floored Lun din by a half Nelson in 21 minutes and 35 seconds. The next bout, catch-as-catch-can, went to Lundln in 19 min utes and 20 secouds. ' The third,- also at catch-can, was won by Lundln In 12 minutes 35 seconds. THE SPORTING WORLD. Philadelphia Baseball Club Sold. Republic to Be Launched April 15. PHILADELPHIA, March 2.The Philadelphia National Leage Baseball club has been sold by Colonel John I. Rogers and A. J. Reach to a syndicate composed of twenty Philadelphians.two residents of Cincinnati and an Indian apolis man. The transfer was made to James Potter, who is at the head of the syndicate. The purchase price was not announced, but is said to have been about $200,000. William J. Shettsline, present manager of the club, has been retained in the capacity of secretary and business manager. . ( ; Spar For Shamrock Ordered Here. NEW YORK,v March 2. An order has been received by the Whitestone Hol low Spar and Boat company of White stone Landing, N. Y., from Messrs. Fife & Son of Scotland for a number, of hol low spruce spars for the British cup challenger Shamrock III. Mr. J. G Fraser, the manager of the Whitestone company, 'declined to give Information regarding the spars, explaining that this would be a breach of confidence. Princes IiOulae With Her Mother. VIENNA, March 2. The former crown princess of Saxony ha,s arrived at Lindau, which is situated on an is land in Lake Constance, where she met her mother. She will stay at her mother's chateau at Lindau for the" birth of her child. - I 1 1 1 1 1 ' , . . . .! A Ralae For Railroad Men. ' ' TOPEKA, Kan., March 2. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe after a conference has agreed to an increase in salaries, effective at once, of 15 per cent for through freight, mixed trains, local freight and work train con ductors and brakemen and 12 per cent for passenger conductors, brakemen and baggagemen. OBSTRUCTION TACTICS CONTINUED. Largo Crowd In Gallerlea Watoh the Unusual Proceeding It Waa Still Thursday by a Par ''!.' liamontary Fiction. ' WASHINGTON, March 2.-The house of representatives held a four hour ses sion yesterday and put the District of Columbia appropriation bill through Its last parliamentary stage In the face of the Democratic filibuster. The previous question on the 'conference report on the Alaskan homestead bill was or dered, and the vote on Its adoption will be taken when the house reconvenes today. That was the net result of the Sunday session. Although it was Sun day by the calendar, it was still Thurs day, Feb. 26, according to parliamen tary fiction. The Democrats put a block in the legislative wheel at every opportunity, and it required six roll calls to accomplish what was don& Large crowds watched the proceedings from the galleries. v ' , When Speaker Henderson dropped the gavel at noon, Mr. Richardson, the minority leader, was on his feet. He announced that there was evidently no quorum present and , that the house could not do business on Sunday with out a quorum. Thereupon on motion of Mr, Payne, the majority leader, a call of the house was ordered. The doors were closed, and the sergeant-at-arms was Instructed to bring in absentees, v At the conclusion of the - call 241 members had appeared, more than a quorum, and Mr. r McCleary (Minn.) called up the conference report on the District of Columbia appropriation bill. Mr. Underwood (Ala.) attempted to in terpose the point of order that the call had not been completed, but the speak er ruled that, a quorum having : ap peared, business could proceed. The doors, which meantime had been opened, however, were again closed by the direction of the speaker on Mr, Un derwood's point of order that further proceedings under this call had not been dispensed with ! by . the action of the house. After a brief explanation of the ; report, . a gainst the protests of various Democrats who deBired to be heard, it was adopted 144 to 59, V There was another roll call on order ing the previous question on the Alaska homestead bill, which was presented by Mr. Lacey (Rep. Ia.). : A half dozen points of order raised' by the Demo crats were ruled out, and . the chair de clined to entertain any appeals on the ground that they were dilatory. ' At 3:55 p. m. the house recessed with the motion to adopt the conference re port on the Alaskan bill pending. The Democrats of the house have de cided to prosecute their filibuster until congress expires by limitation at noon March 4, and the three remaining days of the session, therefore,' promise to be largely, repetitions of the. last three that is, all business will have to bo transacted in the face of every obsta cle which the minority "can interpose. But even by the laborious processes to which the majority will be put It is be lieved ample time remains to get "through the conference reports on the remaining , five i appropriation . bills. There Is slim chance for much beyond this, so far as the house is concerned. ; . A resolution introduced- in the house by Representative Dalzell and referred to the committee on rules provides for a Joint resolution to continue appropri ations in the event of the failure of any of the supply bills to pass at this session. While there is time within which ' to pass all the appropriation bills under the conditions now existing in the house,' the conference, reports must be accepted In whole by that branch. It is reported that there is a disposition on the part of the conferees on one or two of the appropriation bills not to yield, and the aim of the resolu tion introduced is to provide against the contingency of a disagreement of any conference committee. Seventeen Day In Snorrbanlc. . ST; JOHN'S, N. F March 2.-One of the two snowbound expresses has Just returned here. ; The train left this city seventeen days ago and only succeeded In , getting halfway across the Island. The passengers tell thrilling stories of their experiences amid the snowdrifts. The other express is still stuck fast, but the passengers left it and walked across thirty miles of snowflelds to an open section of the line on this side of the country and will reach here in the middle of the week. Another Gift From Phlppa. CALCUTTA, India, March 2. Henry Phipps, director of the Carnegie Steel company, who gave Lord Curzon on Feb. 1 $10,000 to be devoted ,to some practical object for scientific research promising to be 6f enduring benefit to India and who 00 Feb. 3 gave Lady Curzon, , wife of the viceroy, $10,000 for her Victoria memorial midwifery fund, has handed to Lord Curzon a further sum of $50,000 for the promo tion of agriculture and scientific edu cation.'.; '',' ''.;.' Three Killed In Central Wreck:. SYRACUSE, N Y , March 2. Threo railroad men were killed and several others were severely injured, three probably fatally, by the wreck of a westbound limited train on the New York Central railroad at the yards in this city. Every car left the track, Which was torn up for a dlstasot if 1,000 feet. ' , . - ' . - Blown Front a Br I dare and Drowned. , ROCHESTER, N. Y., March 2.-Em-mett Powell, a prominent farmer of Sodus Center, was blown from a bridge over Salmon creek during the night and drowned. He was with a party of friends, but no one" saw the accident, and the body was not discovered until several hours after the accident under the ice a quarter of a mile away. , A Noted Astronomer Dead. ; NEW YOU It, March 2.-Rear Admiral William Harkness, rotlred, professor of mathematics and one 9f the most noted astronomers in the United States, is dead at his home, 00 Mercer street, Jersey City. Typhoid fever, which at tacked him ten days ago, .was the oajiflo of daath. ' In buying a new Spring Suit look' at the front, the collar and the . shoul ders of . the coat Ours will fit you at home just as well as , in the store no clerk is necessary to pull it-into shape. ' It's just the same with our $9.7? and $14.7? Suits as it is with our $19 and $22 ones, , ' V., , . - ir2,Ko,fS"s POPE GREETS CARDINALS. Contrary to Advice of Physicians HI Holiness Receives. ROME, March 2. Dr. Lapponi, the pope's physician, made a strong effort to induce his holiness to renounce his reception of ' the cardinals.. He remon strated with him, saying, "Your holi ness, my duty is to point out that your health would greatly benefit by your resting today." The nope replied, "My dear doctor, before your valuable ad vice comes my duty, which I shall per form until the end.'' , . j , ; The audience was held in the pope's private library, and Leo XIII., spoke, continuously for half an hour with the forty-two . cardinals present. - No ad dress was delivered, and the most im portant words were when the pontiff referred with emphasis to his advanced age and approaching end. He was led to speak thereof in reminding the car dinals that, the room in which he was receiving them was the same in which Pius IX. held his ; last consistory, he (Leo XIII ) being present, but in bed. The cardinals greeted this reference to the possible approach of death with a chorus of noes and with exclamations of .-"We have all come to wish you a long life." :.";.'; 'VX "-; -;-V By this time the excitement of the re ception had improved Pope Leo's' ap pearance. When he entered the libra ry, his form was bowed and trembling, but he now seemed to have acquired strength and animation. He showed the cardinals - a magnificent . antique clock which had Just been presented to him by the Count of Caserta, the head of, the Naples branch of the Bourbon family Before retiring he presented to each cardinal , a richly produced pam phlet, reviewing the chief events in his pontificate, including a Latin poem of his own composition and five of his most important encyclicals. His holt-' ness said, "I will order that the few cardinals absent, like Cardinal Gib bons, iteAU also have it." Knapp Feels Sorry , HAMILTON, O., March 2j-Alrred Knapp exhibited yesterday the first ev idences of regret at his crime infested past since his arrest. It followed the visit for the purpose of identification of Herman Littleman of Cincinnati,' father of the victim of Knapp's first, murder in Cincinnati. Mr. Littleman failed to recognize Knapp as any one he had over seen before, and as he turned away Knapp expressed peni tence for the crime, while tears stood in his eyes.; Although convicted of mi nor offenses, Knapp was never charged with capital offenses until his brother-in-law last week started an investiga tion. t ' Memorial Services In the Senate. , WASHINGTON, March 2. The sen ate spent three hours yesterday in eu logies of four deceased members of the house. Messrs. Martin (Va.), Galllnger (N. H.), Perkins (Cal.) Clay (Ga.) and Daniel (Va.) spoke of the late. Peter J) Otey of Virginia. At the conclusion of the address the several resolutions of respect were adopted, and as a further1 mark of respect the senate at 3 o'clock adjourned. ' ' The Typhoid Situation. , ,.' ITHACA, N.'Y., March 2.-Oue death occurred from typhoid fever yesterday, that of Harry Noron. a resident of Ith aca. ; The general conditions of the epi demic continue to improve. Chairman U. Clarke of the local board of health has announced in Justification of .the board that it is carrying out all the di rections of state health commissioner Lewis made by that officer when he was in Ithaca last week, with the ex ception that no action has been taken in the case of property along the water sheds from which filth might come. A municipal election is being held today, and the indications are that the vote will be overwhelmingly in favor of municipal ownership. There is a divi sion of opinion among the citizens as to whether pure water shall be Becurejcl by filtration of the present supply or by the establishment of a new system. ' Fatal Boiler Explosion. MEYEUSDALE, ' Pa., March 2. Francls W. Barre was Instantly, killed and his son Marshall, aged twenty-five, so badly hurt that both legs may have to 'be amputated, the result of a boiler explosion at the r Barre sawmill, five miles east of here, The boiler let go with terrific force, blowing the mill to atoms and throwing the men employed in every direction. All escaped with, minor bruises except the two men tioned abovo. . Why the .".ecause we buy the best tobacco, fill er, binder and wrapper. Our Cigars are made on the spot, .Svitb" clean and wholesome surroundings. The Leds .-.ud Germad Boy,-our special 10c and 6c brands, suit the connoisseur.; Paul Ashelm. 180 South Main S 89 93 Bank street 23 FLOODS IN PENNSYLVANIA. Hnndreds Driven From Home 'Inj r PlttsbarvIHany Mill Closed. t PITTSBURG, March 2.Wlth every; tributary of the Allegheny and Monon-, gahela rivers emptying swirling tor-d rents into the banks v of these two streams, which rushed, swollen beyonl their vvont, ' down fto the point whero they converge to form the Ohio, Pitts-J burg has been given a visitation which forced hundreds of families to, elthee abandon their homes - or seek escape from the water, in the upper stories. while1 the mud and water dispensed de itruction and discomfort below. , . " Mills in the lowlying levels through eut the county, numbering between tlf ty and sixty, were flooded, and 38,873 men are made Idle for four or flve days, with a loss in wages of more than.$320,748. V ' , . . The flood was general 0 rough westv crn Pennsylvania,; the streams every- where overflowing their" banks andj causing more or less damage to houses j and farms that lay in their course. j Down town in Pittsburg cellars audj basements pf business houses whlKU'l are in the general flood belt were inun-j dated, while in Allegheny two railroads 1 were temporarily ' paralyzed owing tti the water, which covered their tracks J People in the First and Third ward Allegheny, had to use boats to go t'; and from their homes. ' , Bridce and House Washed Away., SCHENECTADY, N. Y., March 2, The ice in the Mohawk has moved out and in doing so formed a gorge against the Dunsbach ferry bridge fourteen miles front this city. "", The flats for & distance of five miles were covered with water from five to. fifteen feet deep, the tracks of the Troy branch c the New York Central railroad werd flooded four feet deep for nearly a mile, and the damage Is heavy to farm prop erty and In the loss of animals. In the afternoon the gorge broke, carrying three cottages and washing away part of the bridge The loss to. the bridga: company is estimated at $20,000. Peo, pie living in surrounding bouses were: rescued by boats. .:; , MUBIIBIUUI AUUVfJ MJ O, U BS. Ji KT liinR. ' MEMPHIS, Tenh,, March 2.Tb1 Mississippi river is. at a standstill at this point, the, gauge marking thirty-' four feet. - The water covers an area of ten miles in the Arkansas lowlands opposite this city, and the situation i becoming serious. Many farmers havw left their houses, and stock has been, placed on high ground. At present the river is above the danger line f romu New Madrid to Helena, but if the pre; dieted rise of another foot occurs a! disastrous overflow (Will , visit the Ar kansas and lower' Mississippi valleys. 1 Ohio niver Threatenlna;. . " PARKERSBURO, W, Va., March 2. -;The phio, river is rapidly approach-1, lng the danger line, and predictions ar. that It will be in t;he lower streets by.' nltrlit" TPortv-nnft tfot. nr fcxftivted. Ril far no houses have been reached by the flood, but" men have been busy moving goods out of cellars and warehouses ia the whojsale district and moving people-In low sections out of their homes Many homes are flooded in the Littler Kanawha valley. ; , Campania rnbllshed a NewipapfH NEW YORK, March 2.-The Cunard line steamer Campania, Captain J. H. Watt, has arrived from Liverpool and Queenstown after a most terapestuonst passage of seven days, nine hours and! twenty-two minutes.- - The Campania, ' fresh put of the graving dock after! an overhauling, left . Liverpool expect-' ing to make a very quick passage, but from the time of leaving Daunt's Rock up to the time of her arrival she ex-i perlenced a succession of terrific gales,' with violent; squalls and mountainous seas. During the voyage a paper con taining marconigrams edited by rursec' Graham was published. . . Long Idle Mine Resume. V SHAMOKIN, Pa , March 2.-The Bi mountain section of Henry Clay shaft, owned by the Philadelphia and, Read ing Coal and Iron company, was start- u uj.f tuuajr.; kvil ia luiutsucu iui ova men and boys. Big mountain was! .1a.s V. rnlnM - ' tivai7u uunu nuru uiv aaa.ajt. ttju xsiA strike last year and was flooded. ' Jndare Day In Washington. WASHINGTON, March 2.-JuSg William R.' Day, - who is to succeed Justice Shlras of the" supreme court, has arrived j in Washington. He ex pects to take the oath of office today. Best?