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WATEKBUHY nTOTOCRAT. JSATOEtDAY. JAJSTTJABY 9, 1904
0. 1 n- "ii nyf Friday and Saturday It will pay you to investigate the "Money Saving Prices" at our store on Rib Roasts of Beef. Poultry. Pot Roasts of Beef. Native Veal. $1.00 worth of Stamps with 2 lbs of SteaK, (All Kinds.) $1.00 worth of Stamps with all . , TUB BUHBIR 22c, 25c, 28c, 30c lb. TRADE WITH THE LEADBS I61-I63 SOUTH MAIN STREET. TELEPHONE HO. NO FIREl'KACTItL The Iroquois Inquest Develops a Worse Features Each Day. PROPER 15SIRUCI105S WERE LACKING j Exit Ware rvray Closed, ; aad TJsh er Had No Orders In Cae of Pan .! r. Fire Doomed House , Was r W- Cro 'ded Alle Wera Full. ; , - CHIC AGO, Jan. 9. Tine irst witness in " the Iroquois inquest was Frederick H. Ftea, a student in a law school di retftjy north of the Iroquois theater, H told of placing ladders and planks from the windows of the law school to ?latf oras of the fire escape and of a number of people who were rescued in that manner." ;. 1 . Madeline Dupont, one of the girls in th . double , ocette which was (on the stage at the time the fire broke out "was positive' to her statement that the cur-' ' tain which was lowered was 'the' asbes tos curtain. ;'.tV y; '''":.'." Edjth .Williams another., member, of the ;double fcctette, Vho fainted, on ,the stage at the outset of the fire, was called and af ter taking the-oath fainted again, falling from the stand and roll ing to, the . floor- before she could be csught- - She was removed from 'the room and did not testify, ; Ulthel Wynne' of New, York, a member . ef the "Mr. Bluebeard" company de , scribed .the; commencement ' of the fire , and told. of - Stage Manager Plunkett " ringing the bell for the curtain to fall. She 'said she started for, the back door cf the theater, - but became confused and went back upon the stage again. She did 'not-' know how she escaped ' from the theater. ' '-., :.'...","' WHIard Sayles, a former usher at the Iroquois, testified that the exits on the north-side of the theater were always closed. They caught with a spring lock, and ', during his time at the theater he had , never seen any of them open.' As far as he knew none of the ushers Bad any instructions concerning their duties in '-. case of Are. , , ',';, v:--Gilbert MacLean, one ' of the stage hands who had been ha the theater since ts opening, 6wore thatyhe had su against; nre wren xne exception ox come tubes of fire extinguishers.. ' No instructions had ever been given as far as he knew as to the duties of employ ees in a' firs or" a panic. ' , Ruppert D. Laiignlin testified that he tjad seats in the first row of the second balcony and that the balcony was so crowded that numbers of women were standing or sitting in the aisles, mak ing It difllcult f or him to reach bis seat He declared that the inner doors of the xits opened inward instead of out- Sard, but when questioned closely by roner Traeger . declared he was not sure about it. w.:- - . .- ... Remarkable Teetle. . ' ; On the Ogden-Lucien cut-off of the TJnion Pacific there are 11.1 miles of , permanent trestle and 11.8 miles of temporary trestle. The '" temporary structure, which is gradually being filled in, is in 27 feet of water. The .permanent trestle is nearly all in water frbm 30 feet to 34 in depth. ' . Musical Instrnmen "Atarkneukirchen, Germany.tfiold in the United States last year $137,000 worth of violins, $66,000 of bows; $60,-r 000 of strings, and $132,000 of accor dions and- concertinas. All the raw ma terial for these articles is imported; the; stock for strings all comes from. Russia. ' ; ', 5 Frelffht Cars.' ; Tte average capacity of freight, cars, Which was 24,000 pounds 30 years ago, was increased to 30,000 pounds in the 70's; to -0,000 in the 80's. The capacity of the cars in use at the present time has b?n raised to 80,000, 100,000 and 110, 000 pounds. , . T. ' Oildinsr on China. .Gilding is often utterly removed from china by the u&a of soda in wash ing. Use soap Instead of soda when washing your pretty teacups; etc., and they will retain their beauty as long as they remain unbroken. Alter PeeUnar Onions, After peeling onions rinse the taife in cold water and then polish it as usual. Hot water would set the onions juice, and thus the disagreeable odor would hang about the knife for aquite unnec eary length of time. ' Gay Coetnme. For color, few costumes can rival that of a modern Indian bride One recently wore pink silk with large pink sash, blue 'collar and cuffs, "yellow and lavender trimmings on a black hat. green veil and black gloves. " 0'j5lOTOHTj9w.- t; it-, Tii8 Kind Yuu Havs Aivva Boughl 2 WAR MAY NOT COME ' "V Japan Is Dissatisfied. With - Russia's Answer. ' '. Itt USE DIPIOMACY BEFORE FORCB Inaior That Collision Has Occurred Between Russian and Japanese . Fleets Near the Island of Tu-,v.,''-, shlma, in Korean Straits. LONDON, . Jan. 0. A dispatch from tokyo says the Japanese government ias practically determined to continue negotiations. It is dissatisfied with Russia's terms, but does not feel war?8 tented lrt issuing an ultimatum or breaking off ' negotiations and .. will toake another effort to secure - their tnodir tion before resorting to force. Diplomacy has not said its last word, ind there are still hopes that hostili ties may be averted. The Kobe correspondent of the Daily Express says that a collision, between the Russian and the Japanese fleets BARON HAYASHI. has taken place near the islands of Tsushima, in the strait of Korea, about -midway between Korea and Kiushiu. The text of the Russian reply to Ja pan's last note has been received at the Japanese legation here. At the lega tion the opinion is held that the reply. Is utterly opposed to the main Jap anese contentions. The Russian ambassador, Count Benckendorff, and the Japanese minis ter, Baron Hayashi, have visited ' the foreign office and had half hour con ferences with Lord Lansdowne, to whom the text of the Russian reply to Japan was communicated. The British government is continuing Its efforts in the interests of peace. The correspondent of the Daily Mall at Seoul says that guards for the for eign legations are still arriving there and that twenty British, forty Ameri can and thirty Russian guards have al ready arrived. , ' Tokyo advices say that the elder statesmen of Japan did not hold a con ference, as arranged, but will probably confer at an early date. In the meanwhile the wildest rumors are current. The press unanimously demands that the government take decisive action, thereby preventing Russia from gain ing advantages by further dilatory tac tics. . The people repose confidence in the government's ability to rise to the op portunity. - Russia's answer to Japan makes far reaching concessions respecting Korea, and the concessions ate equivalent to permitting the occupation of Korea by Japan on lines somewhat similar to the position of Great Britain in Egypt, but Russia firmly rejects any right of Japan to mingle In affairs inManchu- rla. , .Mi . Japan's Crnlsere Sail. GENOA, Jan. 9.-Japans new cruis ers, the Kasaga and the Niasin, sailed from here last night for the Suez canal. Sunflower Seeds. Sunflower seeds are a very good food for poultry, and are unsurpassed" aa tempting bait for mouse and rat traps. Cambric. Cambric comes from Cambria, gauze from Gaza, baise from Bajac, dimity from Dametta and jeans from Jean. People at Sea. It is 'estimated that something like 3.500,000 human beings are on the seas of the globe at one time. Gold Fields on the 'Confto. 1 Announcement is made at Brussels that rich gold fields have been discov ered In the Congo state. Breesy. The average man wastes ' a lot of wind airing his views. Chicago Daijy News. Kins Edward's Tea. King Edward prefers to drink his tea without the addition of either sugar or tailk. " ' ' F H HI THE PUGILISTS. SAMBOLEN WAS CHEATED. He Hammered JacK BlacK j burn Bat Only Got a Draw Decision Hiss sdMhher Notes. Baltimore, Md, . Jan 9. Jack Black burn, who teas hailed - the pugilistic het6 of Philadelphia, owing to nls abil ity to gfe. Champion, Joe Gans a hard battle to the Quaker city several weeks ago, last night received quite a setback tc his championship, aspirations by being clearly beaten ana outoointed by i the veteran, 6am Bolen, m a fifteen ; round contest before the Eureka ' Ath ! letic club of thia city. The referee called the bout a draw. His decision was hissed . by the spectators, as - the New Yorker1 ha clearly the advantage of the contest from start to finish, with the exception of the second round, when a right uand swing to the Jaw floored Bolen. After this the veteran assumed the aggressive and had Black burn guessing: -- He closed the Pbila delphlan'3 left eye and took matters easy. It was another case of youth and strength against experience, skill and knowledge :of the game, and the latter won out Blackburn had the ad Vantage of height and reach, but by' clever foot work and blocking .Bolen drew tha youngister in and then played a regular tattoo ;on the face and body. The Philadelphia boy at all times seemed completely puzzled by the ac tion of his ; veteran adversary and at the close of the bout he was much the worse for wear.' REST OF. FOUR TO , FIGHT JEFFRIES. While Champion Jim Jeffries is idle, pugilistic managers are busy trying to find a nwinicapable of, making things interesting for the big fighter from' the west. : . Billy Madden, manager of Gus Rub lin. thinks he baa evolved a plan whereby a fan .will be foun,d to give Jeffries an argument. sMadden says that the four men best fitted to face Jeffries are Gus Ruhlin, Tom Sbatkey Marvin Hart and Jack Munroe. As Munroe Is now matched to fight Sharkey, . he proposes that Hart and Riuhlin be also , matched. When these twc fights are settled, be says, a fight should' be arranged be tween the winners and that the victor ious man be pitted against Jeffries. Madden in talking of bis plan said: "Jeffries iwill always fight when be thinks bis opponent is a good one. He does not pay nauchv attention to the challenges fired at him at random, It is true be has .beaten Sharkey and Ruhlin, but, he has never met Hart or Munroe. I don't count, that Montana four-round affair as a fight. I am willing to let Ruhlin fight Hart. In fact I am anxious to see the two meet. Hart is va good man, growing all the time and a terrific hitter. I understand -be wants to fight Munroe, but he cannot do that now, for the Montana man Is matched with Tom Sharkey. If he can whip Ruhlin then he will have the. chance to fight Mun roe or Sharkey I am ready to put Ruhlin in the ring at any place and at any time. Now of Sharkey and Mun roe really want;e to fight Jeffries here is the chance. ;The public would like to see the champion fight the best of the four , men, 'but I don't believe it cares to see him fight all four in turn.". . ; WHEN FRANK SLAVIN WAS CLEVER. Frank Slaving when he came fron? Australia, was " eralded as a man who could take any amount of punishment without flinching. His battles Jack Burke Jeip Smth and Jake KU rain showed that the high estimate of his ability in taking "gaff" were not amiss and the manner in which he waded through those people when they were at the hergbt of their career left no further doubt iu the minds of his friends as to his prowess. In fact, he was held in tfuch high esteem in the minds of Stilllvan's friends that when Slavin went to the Southern hotel in St Iuls and shook $5,000 under the very nose of Sullivan, then an undefeated man, the 'blg fellow" yefused a meet ing, 6aying that he had retired from the ting and was perfectly willing to hand the championship over to uie sturdy and hnstling Australian. Then came Slavtn's fight with Jackson, and to this day It is referred to aa the greatest battle that ever took place in England. For jten rounds these won derful flghteTS . stood up before each ! other, and it wasgive a"d take ail the time, o one for a moment believeu that the man drew breath that could stand up and exchange swats with Slavin. 'I'hey had figured that Jack son would make a tuna way fieht of It and, eventually bring Slavin down. I m- , agiue their surprise when . Peter de cided to mix matters, sror a rew rounds they - c&uld not believe Ir eyes, and then gradually they noticed a weakening In, Slavin. He never re covered from that punishment and Jim Hall and others easily disposed of him and the climax came when '"'"k Burley put lilm away In Alaska. Bur ley could not have lasted ten eeconus when Slavin ws at his best , TIMKEARNSWAS BEATEN BY HOLLY. Philadelphia, Jan. 9.-rTim Kearns, J the Boston lightweight, met Dave Holly, the reputed lightweight cham pion of Pennsylvania, at the Broad way A. O. Tuesday night and after one and one-half rounds of tbt fierc est fighting ever witnessed in the club's arena. Holly dropped Kearns with a right hand blow under the heart. - V The New, England lightweight was on the floor, and as the watch click ed eight seconds the bell rang, which many thought ended the second round. To ., the, contrary,, the bell bad been' rung by the request of the referee, who stopped the contest, advancing SPORTING the information that Kearns was tin able to continue. The sudden ending of the boot was as much a surprise to the spectators as it was to the Boston man and his seconds. Kearns was giving lost aa good as he received at the time be re ceived the blow that put blm down and practically out Herrera and Near? Draw Mllwaukftfr, Wis. Jan 8.-Au?elio Herrera, : the Mexican, and Charles Neary of Milwaukee went six rounds to a draw before the Badger Athletic club last night The Mexican hadJ clearly the better of the argument on nOiEts in every round exceot the fourth ,,aA IrT - flai rt4.rtr, !on a hard right on the jaw, staggering, his man This round ended with Herrera's MiAin. nfl vAarT'B iirv .nt bfl(v Hererra landed at wiiv but did ?a(Uy . J1 ff" rhS not ftm to have the force to hi blows to put his man out The fight ended in a hot mix-up, but both men finished strong , , WRESTLING GOOD MATCHES I . a a'wv lN NAITlATlTrK IF Wn.J 3r J, UUi Herman of Bridgeport Prov ed Top Much For Gord on Perigard of Water bury Beaten By Speh. 1 At least 500 people were present in Naugatuck last night : to witness tne two wrestling , contests between Ben Herman of Bridgeport, in the principal battle of the night and young Peri gard of Waterbury and Frank Speh of Danbury In ' the preliminary. Both contest were wen fought, but m eacn case the defeated man was outclasses, although fighting hard to the finish. Toung Perigard was much" lighteT than his opponent, Speh of Danbury. the latter weighing 139 pounds,- while Perigard was nine pounds less. Speh proved his superiority and In fourteen minutes bad Perigard's shoulders to the mat with a 'half Nelson and bar lock hold. The second fall he took even In quicker time, winning in six minutes with a half Nelson. Both Herman and Gordon were In the piuk of condition for the main go of the evening. Each weighed In at lia pounds, an,d they went to work from the first call of time, uerman forced matters and proved himself the more clever wrestler of the two. Cor don wriggled Out of several bad posi tions, but at the end of fourteen min utes Herman forced his snoulders to the mat with a leg hold and. quarter , Nelson. Herman went after his man Tecord, Dan Patch, 1:564. made at -ae hot footed in the second trial and in ! same track." Records made to pneu six minutes pinned him to the mat i matic sulkies, without the aid or dirt with a bar lock. ; . ! shields, trotting. Oesceus. 2:024 Then came challenges galore. About made at Columbus. O ; ;tar Pointer. , all the Waterbury wrestlers were pres-! 1:59, made at Readville, Mass. Rec ent as were the O'Connells of New ords made to high wheeled sulkies, HnvAO. .lohn E. Kellv hurled a defl ' without the aid of dirt shieltls. trot- at either Herman or Gordon for a match for $250 a 6ide, and agreed to throw either of them twice in one hour. His challenge was not accepted. but maV be later. Ed (yConnell chair lenged the winner ana tterman prompt ly accepted it Frank Babcock Chal ienged any 125-pound wrestler in the state. Other sporting men who were present were H. R. Durant, J. S. Car roll, Jesse Foley, Young Loucks, Plunk ett, Cavanaugh, Jack Roach and Wil liam Cullen. Neromus, the Mexican wrestler, made his debut in this country last night at Miner's Bowery theater, and succeeded in his task, of throwing Carl Schmitt and August1 Faust. Clark Ball refereed the bout, and Challenged the winner to meet TOm Sharkey. . COLLIE WHIPS THE BULL TERRIER jthica, N. Y., Jan. That brain work counts more in a fight than brute strength was Illustrated yesterday to a group of Cornell professors, who while returning from skating on Bebee Lake, witnessed a tragic battle be tween two of the best dogs in Ithlca. For years the valuable bull terrior owned by Dr. Luzerne CovUle has held the championship. But one bitter enemy bad be in, the collie oned by Prof. W. F, Durand, bead of Sibley College. Several times they had met and as many times the pet of yie engi neering college , bad been worsted. Yesterday they mot for the last time on the Forest Home road, just east of Sibley College. .The collie was being whipped, when of a sudden it seemed to realize the opportunity and ran to the edge of Fall Crock Gorge, only a;, few feet away. The professors who had tried to part the animals dared not approach the dan gerous spot, but the bull terrior fol lowed, and in a moment the two were fighting on the edge of the high precr ipice. Getting on the safe side the 'f oxie" collie, inch by inch, pushed ' back its opponent until over the edge It sent the bull terrior, a hundred feet to Its death. : Then with a tri umphant look It rejoined Its master. Dr. CoviJle. with much labor, regain ed the body of bis terrier, and gave . it a respectful burial. The dog was a great pet all over the city. ANNUAL TRACK . AND FIELD MEET. New York, Jan 9.--The executive committee of the Intercollegiate Asso ciation of Amateur Athletes of Amerl. ca has called a meeting for this city, on atnrdav. January 16. to decide on a location for the annual track and field meet to be held on May 27 and 28 next. It Is now admitted that the meeting will have to be beld outside of New York, for there are no grounus available on which such an important fixture could be held. The choice will i be between Harvard and Pennsylvania, but Yale, it is understood, will 'never consent to go to Cambridge, and Franklin field, Philadelphia, may' now be regarded as almost selected. Berke ley oval, on which the games have been held many times, is to be broken up for- building purposes and this is the only track suitable for such a big meet ' NEWS. TROTTING. WIND SHIELDS DISCUSSED. Decision of Racing Com mission Will Stand Maud S, Queen For- ever, i BU About Cje only subject discussed 'icl 71 sh FTtfi? 7Z1 ?SS Stft X! , WS of the board, of presidents -t the pareni ciatioas. which Classifies all records' made beniadoace with the aid IT??. .ITS?! of a "dirt shield. : A number it horse men whe were interviewed yesterday take exception to the' rule aa the board passed st, :iming that the ; aoin promise decision Is - unsatisfactory, while others accept it &e ae which win wora v? thf best Interests oi the horst world. Main Demarest who trained and can died Pmct ajert x ail ais .races &nd triais againsi tin watcx excepting the 'oxx tP1 2itj track..wben he world' record mile j . 1 :57. . At which am ?ac Curry neld the j reins. Mi emarest driving the pace maker, said "A far is I sje con cerned the rule is a good onel It true Prince Aiert was the only horse affected by the rulipg, still we race out horses : under, the ! rules made by the parent associations, and must abide by them." . -' , ... - , - "Prince Alert's record 1$ now 3:000, is it not?" was asked Mr Demarest 'v "No, indeea," replied the clever reinsman. .'Prance'ei record is 1:59 Prince Alert started at Belmont park track, Philadelphia. , October 15, 1903, tc beat the track . record of 1:59. and was successful in hi effort, finishing , the mile in 1 xfVz. The trial was made without the aid of a wind shield, thus establishing a record, C continued- Mr Demarest - : ' ," As the conversation continued, Dan Patch's name ; was mentioned, im mediately Mr Demarest said: "I will go on record now that Prince Alert will, next' season, lower all the records held by ibe sOn of -oe PatChen. He will start under exactly the same con ditions as did Dan Patch when he won the records he now holds- I wired $. E. Smathers. who wis at Memphis when Dan Patch paced his record mile there, to match Prince Alert against Dan Patch for $25,000 a side. just . aa soon as he learned that Dan had trav led a. mile in i:56U. thus lowering uie record made by Prince Alert three quarters of a second." . ' 1 The records now held by the cham pions in their respective classes are:" :Dlrt shield records, trottmgr ion. l'$&y& made at Memphis: pacing ting, Maud S.. 2:08, made at Cleve land, O.: pacing. Johnston, 2:0614. - The record Of Maud SM 2: 08. ac cording to the ruling of the board, is , likely to 6tand forever undisturbed, a' least as far Lou Dillon and Major Delmar are concerned, or any otner trotter that shall win ; a record faster than s the high wheel sulky record ' of 2:08. The board's decision is ( tha' when a horse" makes a record to pneumatic-sulky he cannot make another to a hi - b wheeled sulky, unless his record to a pneumatic vehicle is slower, v- the one he has. previously , made to an Old fashioned rig. It will be easily seen that In order for Lou Dillon to obtain the .high wheeled sulky record it will be neces sary for her to trot a mile faster than 1:58. which Is her dirt shield pneu matic sulky record, and it certainly would be a marvelous ' performance were she to accomplish this feat It appears as If the board has secured the record of Maud S. forever by their ruling. ON THE OAKLAND TRACK. Hatt Hogaa , Won the Feature by - a ' Neck. .. . , SAJ" FBANCISCO, Jan. 9.-rFavorites and other well played horses won at Oakland, and the public had th.e best of, the argument. The - third event, over the Futurity course, : resulted in the closest kind of a finish. BullpSan put up a vigorous ride on Matt Hogan and landed him a winner by a neck from Cousin Carrie, who beat Quiet by a nose. Larsen carried off the riding honors by reaching the wire on three occasions. - j First RaceTJietma won, The Mlllei second and Rustic Girl third. Second Race Illiluon won, Velma Clark second and Sogden third. Third Race Matt Hogan won, Cousin Carrie second and Quiet third. , Fourth Race-Tom Slavin won, Opti mo second and Frank Woods third. Fifth Race -- Ananias won, Et Tu Brute second and Coroner Kelly third. Sixth Race Joe Lesser won, Flush of Gold second and Gorgolette third. The Montgomery Handicap. MEMPHIS, Term., Jan. Q.-t-Entries to the Montgomery handicap, the first big handicap of the spring racing sea son, have been announced by Secretary MacFarlan of the New Memphis Jock ey club. Eighty-eight nominations were made for the event, which represents the rank and file, of handicap horses in the west and south. The Montgomery handicap, at a mile and a sixteenth has an added value of $3,000, with a silver cup or plate to the winner. It will be decided 'on March 28, opening day of J the Montgomery park meeting. Weights are due Feb. 6, and final declarations must be made on or before Febl 20. Little Scent Got tbe Handicap. NEW ORLEANS,1 Jan. 9. Little Scout and Luralighter, both of whom outclassed the fields opposed to them, were the only winning favorites. The feature of the card was the Jackson handicap at a mile and a, half ; and worth $1,100 to the winner. Little Scout was a strong favorite in the bet ting and. won without difficulty. The weather was clear and the track Jieavy. , I It'S Easy fOr MOHlBrS tO Bliy & & 89-93 BANK STREET! 80-82 South Main St J BASKETBALL LAST NIGHT'S BASKETBALL GAMES. The games in the Y .M. C. A. bas ketball league last bight were rather one sided. The Ramblers defeated the Pequota by a score of 39-15, while the Mohawks won from the Iroquois, the score being 12-3. The Iroquois didn't score a single goal from the field. The line-up and summary of games follow: Ramblers. Pequots.1 C. Curtis (Capt.i..F ..(Capt) Danabsir Stahl , ...F ....... .Mitchell McKeon G Nichols Wheeler ......... G ........ . Schmidt C. M. Reynolds . .G Stadler Score-RambIers 39, pequods 15; goals from floorMcKeon 10, Stahl 8, Danaber 5, Curtis 1, . Smith 1; goals from fouls-Danaher 3, Curtis 1; um pire E. F. Goodyear; referee P Mcr Partland. .,y Mohawks. Iroquois. W Schneider F ...Claffy Lavigne .F ..........Regan Trowbridge (Capt).C ..(Capt) Martens Fitzgerald ..... .G . .Bradley White ...i......G ......... Quinlan Score Mohawks 12, Iroquois 3: goals from floor Lavigne 2, Schnei der 1. Fitzgerald 1; goals from fouls Lavigne 3, Regan 3, Schneldcar 1; ref-eree-P. J. McPartland; umpire E. S. Goodyear. :. v' Ifarrartl Uefeate. ' CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan." 9. The University of ; Pennsylvania defeated Harvard in a loosely played game of basket ball by a score of 18 to 15. Nei ther team Idid much united work, and the basket shooting was poor; ' ' ' Victory For Rochester. .-' v ' ROCHESTER, N. Y., Jam 9. The University of Rochester team last night defeated Cornell at, basket ball by a score of 26 to 21. THE WHEELMEN. M'FARLAND BREAKS HIS COLLAR BONE. After two months of successive vic tories from-, fifteen and twentv ' yards "back of scratch," in Australia, Iver Lawson and Fjyd McFarland met with misfortune and failed to capture the greatest event of all the Austr wheel race, with its first prize of $2, 500. The final of the Austral was tun on the Melboum cricket grounds on December 12. The grass course was rough and McFarland fell -h " broke his collar bone. This spoiled all plans for team work and Lawson eat up and ceased striving. The race was won by Schepa, who started from the 160-yard mark.. Hawker, SOO yars. was second, and Meyer, 320 yards, was third. : The AustraJ remains the greatest cy cling race1 in the world, although the Sydney Thousand hag during the last three years Supplanted ' it as the race offering the biggest ; purse. The new contest bangs up a purse of 1,000, but the Austral, with its 500 for first, 140 for second and 70 for third, will always be a more classic event, because of its more strenuous character and Its historic "associations. ' The Austral is a two-mile . handicap and Is run on' a grass course ' Which makes the going dangerous unless the weather Is fine. It Is run in aperies Of trials ' and semi-finals, extending oveT three Saturdays, nd is' attended by immense throngs ' of ' spectators Aj.any noted riders, .Including Zimmer man, have competed in" the race since It was instituted in 18S6. Last month there were 131 starters, with only the Americans , on crach even the Aus tralian champion. Walker, receiving a start on them. ' 25 cents will break no man, but might gain many dollars for him. Just try an ad In the Democrat once. Olympic Resratta Jnly SO and 30. , ST. LOUIS, Jan. 9.-;-Arrangements have been completed between James E. Sullivan, Chief of the department of physical culture at the world's fair, and tbe National Rowing association for the next Olympic regatta, which is to Include the national, to be held on Creve Cceur lake, near this city, in con junction with the Olympic ! games on July 29 and 30. . 1 ' . Wanderers Showed Good Team Worlc NEW YORK, Jan. O.-The Wander ers showed superior team work at hockey at tbe St Nicholas rink when it defeated the team of the New York A. C. by a score of 5 to 1. During the en tire game the interest was intense. Play was nrni!iiallv riir CA0TOHZA) Bears tha xTha Kind You Have Always Bought jp HE Sale Price Is so low; $3.69 For the $5, $5.75' and $6.5(3 kJnd Overcoats, Suits or Jack Tar Reefers Almost half price. Ages 3 to 16 years. SEE OUR NORTH WINDOVJ Fan SAMPLES, V 4SJ' & BASEBALL THE PROFESSIONALS. Harry Pulliam, the National Leagua president, returned yesterday from tha meeting of the National Baseball Cora, sion in CmcinnatL He said that tha matter of the' New York Americans playing Suiday ball at Eldgewood aA brought forth no expression of, opixiixi from tlie national commission, officiai or unofficial. perrman, the chairmas of the commison, is reported to bava said that the New York Americans were within the peace agreement ta playing Sunday ball at Ridgewood but Pulliam says that he is sure Herr man has not expressed any opinion. "Just as I was leaving Cincinnati said Pulliam yesterday, "I had a ttl agram from ' the Brooklyn club abou the ; Sunday bail move. ' I have net seen Herrman since, but I know t'o. too Well to think that be would ex press any view before laying tha ques. tion before the 'commission. - It is a. matter for the commission to decida and t will be acted on at the pronea time. It is also an important subjsct, and I do not care to express any epin ion on the merits of the case. And you'll find that Mr. Herrman has not expressed any opinion." Billy Lush, left fielder of the troit American League tam, has re. celved from the Yale tTniversity base ball' team a proposition to becotna coach of the Yale nine. He will prob ably accept. ; . Doc - RI sling has opened a der.taJ office in the Drummond, block at To ledo. This will probably mean b's re tirement from the field of athletics.; Jack Doyle, despite s his , fine worn last season, ts said to be elated for tbe axe at Brooklyn, and Frank DiToa .is to succeed him both as captain and "first baseman. ; ;; ' president Killilea. of the Bostoa American League team, yesterday se cured a seven Tea.rs lease i , of . th& Huntington avenue grounds whre th team has been playing for the last three years. The location Is one f the best in the country. Arrange ments will at once be made for In creasing the seating capacity at ths grounds. Pitcher Kislnger whose plea for freedom, from reservation was denied by the ' National commission eay hs will go to Mexico as a civil engineer, if the Detroit club insists on eendlrj him to a' minor league team. Peter Noonan, the catcher and cap tain of the Holy . Cross nine for nexH season. Is being sought after tiy tfc magnates of the big leagues for tha coming , year, and has received two! flattering opera, one from Frank G Selee, manager of the Chicago Nation als, and the other from Connie Mack, of tbe Philadelphia -Athletics. Botbs men are anixlous to take Noonan $.t the-opening of tbe leagud season, ,anc! have left the matter entirely in til hands. '' . '..,'..:.... 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