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THERE ISM NOW,
The Browns Befuse to Play on
ANOTHER GAME IMFEITED
Ton der Ahe Says His Players' Are
Afraid of Their Lives.
A GIGANTIC BROTHERHOOD SCHEME
Alleged Efforts to Buy Up All the League
I GENERAL BASEBALL NEWS OF THE DAT
"War has been declared between the Brook
lyn and St. Louis ball teams. Von der Ahe
emphatically refuses to allow his team to
play on Brooklyn gronnds, and his team
forfeited another came to Brooklyn yester
day. Von der Ahe says his players are
afraid of their lives on Brooklyn grounds.
It is stated that a gigantic scheme is on loot
to buy up all the League players.
Kett Xobk, September 8. Between
15,000 and 20,000 people went to Kidgewood
Tart, Long Island, to-day to witness the
game between the St Louis and Brooklyn
teams. The St Louis team refused to play:
in fact, the players did not even go to the
grounds. "When the time for the game to
begin arrived Umpire Goldsmith formally
presented the game to the Brooklyn Club
by the score of 9 to 0. Tne crowds had been
admitted to the grounds free, admission to
the grand stand only being charged. To
amuse the crowd an exhibition game was
arranged. After a five-inning game Foutz' s
nine deleated O'Brien's nine 7 to 5. C. H.
Byrne, manager of the Brooklyn term, was
highly indignant at the action of the St. Louis
Club, and will do everything in his power to
make the Western champions suffer dearly.
MR BTKXE'S OPIKIOK.
"Von der Abe has no right to set himself up
as Judge and jury in this case." said Mr. Byrne
to-night. "His team is liable to expulsion. A
special meeting of the Association will be hela
in a day or two, and then the matter will be
At 11 P. H. on Saturday Mr. Byrne received
the following telegram:
C H. Byrne, President Brooklyn Baseball Club:
"I refuse to allow my club to play any more
games in Brooklyn. Chris Vox dee Ahe."
On receipt of this telegram Mr. Byms imme
diately wired to President Wikoff. at Colum
bus, as follows:
"Von der Ahe refuses to allow his club play
in Brooklyn. Please notify him that if he fails
to play games scheduled he subjects himself
to expulsion. We have a tribunal to which he
can appeal if any injustice has been done him.
Telegraph immediately to Grand Central
Hotel, New York City."
WHAT VON DEB AHE SATS.
Mr. Von der Ahe, President of the St. Louis
Club, was seen to-night, and said that he had
good reasons for not taking his team to Ridge
wood Park. He said be understood the rulings
in the case perfectly, and was willing to abide
by the decision of the Association. He seems
to think that he has been unjustly treated, not
only in Brooklyn but in other cities, and he
proposes to make a test case of it. He said:
"If witb their police arrangements at Washing
ton Park on Saturday thev could not protect
us, how would they do it at Kidgewood without
police? I was stoned at Kidgewood last year,
and I don't want any more of it. My players
told me last night that they would not go to
Bidgewood for $1,000 each. They were afraid
of their lives. The crowd assaulted McCarthy.
Robinson and Comiskey on Saturday, and
things did look dangerous for me at one time.
If I bad had a pistol 1 might have been tempted
to use it. Goldsmith acknowledged to our men
that he knew it was too dark to play that game
BUNCHED THEIR HITS.
The Cowboys Use the Stick and Beat
Colttkbus, O.. September 8. Kansas City
hunched their hits in the third and fourth
innings to-day. and. aided by costly errors on
the part of Columbus, won the game. One
error of Easterday at short admitted of two
runs when the side should have been retired.
The attendance was abont 6.000. bcore:
COIXMBCS. B B P X E KAJ. CUTS. R B F A E
McTam'y. m 1
Marr. 3 1
.Dally. 1 0
Johnston, r. 0
Orr. 1 0
DdVle. c 0
Isterday. s. 0
WdDer. p. 0
Lonp. s . 2
Hamilton, r. 0
Burns, m ... 0
Mattlm'e. 1. 0
O.btearns, 1 .. 0
sianninp, 2. 1
Alvord, 3.... 1
Uoniray, p X
Gunson, c- 2
.8 8 27 13
Totals 4 10 24 16 4
Earned rons Columbus 2: Kansas Clta, 2.
Sacrifice hits Daily, ilattlmorc, Alvord, Con
wav. Tbree-base hit Alvord.
Home runs ilclamnianv. Manning.
btolen bases Dally, Greenwood, I; J.onp, Man
nine i frst base on balls Off ldner, 1; o& Uastrlght,
l;ofl Conway, 2.
Struct out Doric Greenwood, W idner, Matti
nore. btearus, Alvord.
W lid pitch Wldncr, 1.
Time or game One hour and 45 minutes.
TOOK 13 INMXGfe.
The Athletics Win a Grent Game From the
Philadelphia, September 8. It took 13
innings to decide the Athletic Louisville game
at Gloucester Point to-day. The fielding on
both sides was nrst-class, Raymond, Tomney,
Bierbauer, Fennelly and Graham especially
distinguishing themselves by the character
and the number of the chances they accepted.
The visitors did nothing with McMahon until
the eighth, when they knocked out two runs
and secured the lead. The Athletics tied the
score in their half of the ninth and made three
in the twelfth. Louisville developed a batting
streak in the last half of the twelfth and
scored three runs on Tomnej's base on balls,
Shannon and Flanagan's doubles and
Vaughan's single. The Athletics made the
winnlug run on AVelch and Larkin's doubles.
ATHLETICS. B B P A EILOUISVI'ES. It B P A E
Welch, m .. 2
Larkln, 1. .. 1
btOTey, 1.. .. 2
B'rbaner. 2.. 0
PnreelL r . 0
Fennelly, s.. 1
Koblnson, c. 1
JicMalian. p. 0
Graham, 3 . 0
Flanagan, 1. 2 i 17
Vauelian. c 1
Gallegan. 1 0
Raymond, 3. 0
Kyan. m 0
Ehret, p 0
Cook, r 0
Tomney, s. . 1
Total 7 15 39 29 0 Totals . . 6 13 33 21 1
Athletics .110000001003 17
LoulsTlllcs.. .0 0100002000306
Earned rsns Athletics, 4; Loulsvllles, 4
Two-base hits Welch, 3: Larfcin. Bierbauer,
Fennelly. Koblnson, Vaugban, Flanagan, bhan
Sacrifice hits Larkln. PnreelL Fennelly, Mc
Mahon, Shannon, Vaughan. Gallegan, Tomney.
Stolen bases Bierbauer
Double plays Graham, Bierbauer and Larkln.
First base on balls By Ehret, 4; McMahon, 2.
Hit by pitched ball Ehret. 2.
Struck out Bv Ehret, 1; by McMahon, 4.
lid pitches McMahon. 1; Ehret, 2.
Time or game Two hours and 20 minutes.
TVon.T.ost.Ct. Won. Lost. Ct.
Brooklvns.....77 37 .675 Cincinnati.. .69 64 .522
HU Louis .72 41 .OTlKansssCItys. 47 66 .416
Baltimore... .G4 45 .587 Columbus. ... 47 69 .405
Athletics 63 46 .S78iI.oulSTlUes....23 CI .201
THE LATEST SCHEME.
A New Organization to Hen All the National
There is another rumor afloat about a new
organization of the National League ball play
ers which Is even more sensational than any of
ft predecessors. This time it comes from In-
dlanapolis and is to the effect that a Mr. Al
bert Johnson, of Cleveland, and J. M. Ward, of
the New York have adopted a plan whereby
all the League players will be asked to sign a
contract to play for Mr. Johnson next season.
Tins done, it is stated, the players will tell the
League magnates when the latter want the
players to sign: "We have made otherarrango
The cities underlined ty this rumored organ
ization are: Boston. Chicago. Cleveland,
Brooklyn, Cincinnati. Philadelphia and others
to be selected. It is further stated that Mr.
Johnson is now in the Eastcompletlngarrange
ments for the gigantic change. It may not lie
unsafe to say that if Mr. Johnson baa entered
into such a wild scheme, Johnny Ward has had
enongh of practical baseball experience to
prevent his making a fool of himself in any
A GENERAL WEEDING OUT.
The IiOuiiTlIle Club to be Gone Over With a
rsrxcxii. telegram to the DisrATcn.i
Louisville, Kt., September 8. The work
of weeding out the old members of the Louis
ville clnb has already begun. That only four
or five of the old men will be found playing
with the team next season is certain. The
matter has already been canvassed by the
board of directors, and a determination has
been arrived at. Pete Browning and Ewing
have been laid off for the remainder of
the season. Ewing was taKen up
to Cincinnati and dropped there, although
no publication bas been made of the fact.
Hearing a report to this effect, the writer called
on Vice President Botto, President Parsons
still being absent, and asked him if it was true.
"Well, 1 guess it is," said Mr. Botto. with a
meaning smile. "I have heard the same report
that j on have, and I tnmk it is true. What
was the use of keeping him any longer, when
he hasn't pitched a winning game for months.
He starts in well at the beginning of the sea
son, but he can't bold out. In my opinion
there are four or five others that ought to go
the same way. If they can't play good ball, lay
them off without pay until they do. and get rid
of tbem for good if they don't improve."
This is the determination of ibe present man
agement. The men to be retained, it is stated
on the authority of ono of the stockholders, are
Raymond, Weaver, fetratton, Vaughan, Cook,
and perhaps Ehret. Hecker has let down as a
pitcher, and cannot play a base;Tommyisa fine
fielder but makes costly errors; Wolf is too fat
and Is an uncertain player, and Shannnon is a
shirker. Manager Chapman has made arrange
ments to buy eight new men and Ryan, McDer
mott, and Gilligan arc three of these. Little
confidence is felt in tbem here. They mav play
well in a minor league, but it is the belief of
local stockholders that they are not fast enough
for the association.
Saturday' Lenc.no Games.
Bostons .2 0 0 0 2 0 1 S
PittsburRS .2 010000
Pitchers Dally, Clarkson and Galvln.
At New York
JcvYorks 2 3 4 0 0 1 2-12
Indianapolis 0 0 2 0 0 0 24
Pitchers O'Day and Kusle.
At Washington First game
Washington!. 0 000004004
Cblcaeos 2 000100003
Pitchers Haddock andHntchlnson.
At Washington becond game
Maihingtons 0 001000000 12
Cblcaeos 0 00100000001
Pitchers Ferson and Gumbert.
Clevelands 1 000012004
Philadelphlas 0 0120230 8
Pitchers BafBnton aud O'Brien.
C2T rift 1 c
" 2 - S
: fr: . S l
; : g : : : 5 :
8 11 7 7 8 14 12 67
6 9 10 10 11 10 10 67
6 4 10 8 10 8 9 57
C 4 7- 912 10 10 58
5488-9" 12 53
9 6 3 5 10 - !) 7 49
I t 9 11 - 7 49
38 40 51 55 57 64 65 67 437
New Yorks ...
National League Plttsburgs at Philadel
phia; Chicagos at Boston; Clevelands at New
York; Indianapolis at Washington.
American association Cmcinnatis at
Baltimore; Louisville at Philadelphia; Kansas
Citys at Columbus.
International League Syracuse at Lon
don; Rochesters at Toronto.
Canton, O., September 8. The home team
had no trouble m taking two games from the
At Canton First game
Cantons 2 0 2 3 0 2 0 8 11-23
Wheelings 2 00010100-4
l!ae hits Cantons, 23: Wheelings, 5.
Errors Cantons, 4; Wheelings, 3.
Cantons 1 0 0 2 6 2 5 1 0-17
Wheelings 00000010 12
Base hits Cantons. 13; Wheelings, 9.
Errors Cantons, 4; W heelings, 9.
He Thinks Searle and Gaudnnr Will be the
McKeespokt, September 8. A man could
hardly be more confident of winning a race
than Gaudaur is, and in this he is backed up
by his able trainer, Al Hamm, and. strange to
sry. both of the contestants of next Friday's
race are confident O'Conner will defeat Searle
to-morrow, and Hamm is of the opinion that it
will be Searle the winner.
Gaudaur rowed in his new boat to-day twice.
He says it is the best boat he ever had, and he
feels when using it as though he had rowed in
it for a year. Teemer is afraid he will have to
use his old boat He telegraphed Ruddock to
night to learn if the boat would be shipped
Tuesday. He hopes he will not be disappointed,
although he says he can row as well in the old
shell, bt. John preferred a race with Teemer,
as he would like to see the thing decided be
tween be and Gaudaur, as be isnot so sure that
Jake is a better oarsman than Teemer.
"The winner of tbis race will be the chal
lenger of the victor of to-morrow, and the loser
will be in the 'soup,' " so says an oarsman,
therefore it can be expected that Friday's con
test will be one for supremacy and blood.
Hamm said calmly and quietly in answer to
Suenes this evening that he thought that
audaur will win the race, as he is in the best
of condition, and is of the opinion that Teemer
isnot. "Wait until the day of the race and I
will show tbem what condition 1 am in," says
"Then again," says Hamm, "people are not
aware of what Gaudaur can do, and if I would
say it it would not be credited, and upon
being told that it would be stated that
Gaucaur recently rowed a trial (three miles)
at St. Louis in less than 19 minutes, and that
he will do as well on the straight away course.
Teemer's friend, W. A. Nickcrson, of Boston,
arrived here to-night, and will look after any
further arrangements for the race that Teemer
would have to attend to.
There are many persons looking for bets, but
as yet few of any consequence have been
made. Last evening a Teemer man offered
j $1,000 to JSOO on Teemer, and an upriver man
look iu une ui iecuicrs aamirers, wno is
interested in him, is looking for Gaudaur
money, being desirous of taking a few hun
dred, hut sajs he his not round any as yet
St. John will arrive in Pittsburg Thursday
morning next. Both of the oarsmen were out
on the river twice today but did not meet.
t Speaking of Hamm's story about Gaudaur's
three mile tnal in which the St, Louis oarsman
is credited with making such good time, Teemer
smiled aud remarked something which sonnded
like rats. How did they hold the newspapers
down on it said Teemer. ,
Wheeling, W. Va., September 8. The
opening of the State Fair of West Virginia to
morrow promises to be a great success. Many
of the departments, particularly in horses,
cattle and swine are far ahead of recent years.
The racing opens Tuesday. There are 14 events,
with $11,000 in purses. Thursday C. T. Fatter
son, of Lexington. Ky., will drive the 3-year-old
filly Twist, by Jay Bird, to beat all former
records for 3-year-olds on the track for $500.
Seven States and Canada are represented among
the flyers, there being 96 horses entered.
The result of the four days' female pedestrian
contest nnder the management of Mr. Harry
Davis, at Yonngstown, concluded successfully
on Friday night. The results were: Bertie
Lawrence. 156 miles; Aggie Harvey, 144 miles;
Clara Belt 138 miles; Maude Atkinson. 125
miles: Jennie Rawson, 122 miles; Mollis Law
rence, 116 miles; May Verner, 111 miles.
The big boat race this morning.
It seems safe to ay that Von der Ahe will
not pay those big fines.
THE Traction Star were defeated by the
Charles Runnettes on Sattirdaj by 15 to 9.
The baseball world will watch with Interest
the result ot the Von der AhcByrne row.
THE Our Boys' team, of this city, wants to
play the C. P. Mayers for a stake on any in
closed ground In Pittsburg.
TO KEDUCE SALARIES.
A Movement to Pay Less to League
PRESIDENT TOOHG'S VIEWS.
Foley's Interesting Gossip Abont the Suc
cess of the Bostons.
NEW TORE CONFIDENT OF VICTOET.
The. Giants' ratross Think Clarkson Will Break
Some interesting baseball news and gossip
come irom The Dispatch's special corre
spondents at Washington, Boston and New
York. There is a movement on foot to cnt
down the salaries of the ball players. Presi
dent Young talks on the subject. New
York is confident of winning the pennant.
Boston has been playing to extraordinary
ISPECXAL COEnESrONDENCE or THE DISPATCK.J
Washington, September 8. "We have
only been practicing with the Senators this
week," said Manager Loftus, of the Cleve
lands, "and now we are going North to
tackle the leaders in the League race for
championship honors. It has been very
galling to lose by a single run so often as
we have this season, but we hope and trust
that we have struck a winning lead at last
and we are going to camp on the trail of the
New Yorks aud Bostons nezt week. There
will be lively work ahead for these clubs
since all onr players are in good condition
and anxious to gather in a few scalps. Chi
cago will have to be very careful, for we
will make life a burden for Anson and his
aggregation to keep in front of us until the
Ides of October."
One thing is certain, the Clevelands have
proven a Jonah to the Washingtons, for the
best that the local team could do with them
was to play a tie game when they were here
before and the Babies enjoy the distinction
of not having lost .a game at the capital, which
is more than any other club in the National
League can say.
It was a disappointment to many of the pa
trons of the game here that Charlie Snyder
was unable to play behind the bat for the
Clevelands. as he has hosts of admirers in this
city, where he first began to play baseball pro
fessionally under the tutelage of President
Young. But a strained tendon in his leg pre
vented Snyder from going in hereto show what
he is still capable of, and the spectators at the
games this week must blame the Indianapolis
pUyer who injured the well-known catcher and
thus prevented him from showing off before
his numerous friends. After polishing off the
Philadelphlas in such good style it was ex
pected that the Senators would be able to
make a more creditable showing against the
Clevelands than they did, but they were not in
the games played from start to finish. There
was an absence of the dash and vim that char
acterized the contests with the Phillies, and
some of the most uncharitable of the specta
tors decUre that the boys exerted tbemselves
too much last week in doing Captain Irwin's
former companions in arms.
"Most asxiredly I am dissatisfied with
Keele," said Walter Hewett who pays the
salaries of the Washington Club, "and especi
al! as he does not evince a desire to take care
of himself. It is puzzling me now to know
what has become of Krock, forhe will certainly
be needed here in the course of the next few
From the tenor of Manager Hewett's re
marks there is a strong probability that in the
course of a week or so there will be a decided
shaking up of the Washington team and that
some of the boys who bave been soldiering will
findthat Hewett manages to keep himself
pretty well informed as to their actions.
Two of the men are booked for release
and their places will not be filled unless some
excellent material can be obtained between
now and the close of the championship sea
son. "AH talk of Washington coing out of the
League is nonsense," continued Mr.
Hewett, "and it is likely that I will
not even change the grounds next sea
son. Good inducements are offered
me to remain at Capitol Park and a removal
of the ball grounds to another part of the city
cannot be made to pay as well as the present
location. Six minutes in thebest time that can
be made from the cars to the most eligibly
situated of the new locations proposed for my
acceptance, and that would not do at all'.
Three lines of street cars and cabs now render
it an easy task for a lover of baseball to visit
Capitol Park, which is but a block distant from
two of the lines, and the Herdic cabs run to
the park gates. After considering the matter
I have concluded to remain as lam for another
year, and I trust this will effectually dispose ot
all stories that I contemplate drawing out of
the League next season."
A disposition is manifested on the part of halt
of the clubs composing the League to go in for
a reduction of players' salaries at the next
annual meeting, and it is asserted by the pro
moters of the scheme that such a step must be
taken if the national pastime is to be per
petuated. President Young, while he is non-committal on
the subject, for the reason, as he stated, that it
is a matter for the League magnates to settle
among themselves, does not hesitate to say
that certain clubs can pay high salaries ahd not
feel it as mnch comparatively as some of the
younger branches of the League do the effort
to raise smaller sums for their players. Wash
ington has done pretty well financially thfc sea
son, the sale of a number of season tickets
having been a very advantageous speculation
for Manager Hewett, but recently there has
been a falling off in the crouds, despite the
fact that the Senators have played winning
ball. People begin to get tired even of a good
thing as the season advances here, but it seems
to be the reverse at Boston and New York,
where, according to the accounts of recent
game, the attendance has been quadrupled
over that at tbe games when the championship
season was in its infancy. There is going to be
music in tbe air in November for a reduction of
salaries, and especially in view of the agitation
that has sprung up for the substitution ot two
umpires for one next season, and which will
entail anotherand considerable item of expend
iture upon tbe League.
There is no question of the ability of Boston,
New York and Chicago to pay big salaries to
their players, but the other fivo clubs think
that they ought to have a say iu tbe matter,
for, with the exception of Washington, it is
not generally believed that the remainder of
the Leacrue cities have been very big bonanzas
this j car so far as financial returns are con
cerned. R. M. Labneb.
GOSSIP FROM BOSTON.
Charier Foley Tells of tbe Bean Eaters'
Great Financial Success.
rCOItltESrONDENCE OF THE DISPATCH.
Boston, September 7. Tne nerves of the
baseball cranks are almost shattered, and all
on account of the exciting race between Bos
ton and New York for tbe coveted League pen
nant. "What's tbe scorer' cries the business
man, the bootblack and newsboy. They are all
on the same lay waiting anxiously for the
The Bostons have been playing before the
largest crowds on record, but I think the
directors would prefer to make a little less if
they could only land the pennant. "If we
can't win it this year then we will never get
there." This Is tbe cry heard on all sides, and
people will sneer with disgust if you ask them
if second place is not good enough. The Bos
tons have had hard luck: they should
have downed the Phillies in the last contest in
Philadelohia, but poor judgment on Rad
bourne's part lost the came. The Bostons were a
run ahead with two men ont, when Thompson
smashed one of Radbuurne's slow balls, which
sent two runners across the pan and won tbe
game. Thompson is tbe king pin batter of the
Philadelphia clnb, and for that reason Rad
bourne should have sent him to first on balls.
Tbis would bring a weaker man to the bat, and
chances were in Boston's favor. Clarkson or
Keefe would never allow Thompson to hit tho
ball, but I suppose tbe once great Radbourne
was "too game" to weaken. It is hoped that
he will profit by his Philadelphia experience,
for it is much better to weaken on a great bats
man that to lose a game. But where was Cap
tain Kelly; why didn't he give "Rad" the tipT
The Bostons had a big chance to down tbe
Giants in the last contest. Tbe score was 6 to
0 in Boston's favor at one time, but Mongolian
colored errors (deep yellow) by the Boston
players allowed New York to climb tbe golden
stairs, and the rans ended in a tie Bto9.
Tbirty-tHO thousand people witnessed the three
New York games, and over 20,000 nitnesed the
three games in the city of Brotherlv Love,
making over 50,000 people that the Bostons
nayea to in a wees. Ana wnai a row at mat
first rmiaaeiphla game!
"I'm lucky to be alive," said Mike Kelly after
tbe disgraceful disturbance "There may be a
freat deal of motherly love in Philadelphia, but
can't see where the 'brotherly love comes.
in. It should be named the city of Cowardly
Jack Glasscock, with his uncontrollable band
of Hoosler Hottentots, blew into town in time
to play a morning game on Labor Day. They
didn't win either morning or afternoon, but
President Brush, who is with the club on this
trio, was as happy as a dyspeptic could possibly
be. Within a few of 19,000 gave up their good
coin to witness the games, and Brnsh put away
over $2,300, more money than the Indianapolis
club ever played to away from home. Hardle
Richardson won the afternoon game by making
the onlv run of the game a home run hit in
the first inning. "We will lace Clarkson," was
the Hoosler cry before they Btruck town. But
tho lacing was Indefinitely postponed, and
Clarkson mowed his men down as fast as they
stepped up to the plate. Oh, for another
CHrkson: then we would be the people and no
And Tuesday's game with the Hoosiers
hcII honestly.it gives me a pain in the chest
to think of it. We had the blooming Hoosiers
7 to 2 up to the ninth inning, and then got beat.
All through the game the Hoosiers kept up a
cannonading, but marvelous fielding by our
team kept the Hoosiers down to two runs on 11
base hits. In the ninth theymado five hits,
and, aided by a dropped liner by Richardson,
they piled up six runs; and a more disgusted
crowd of spectators never left tbe Boston
grounds. Now, I think it was rank judgment
to put Madden in, for he has been sick fur some
time. Young Dalv pitched his best game of
the season against Indianapolis on the last trip
West; and, as young Rusie was in tbe box for
the Indians, it would have been the proper
play to trv Daly, who has been posing as a
looker-on irom rJersey If Daly got rattled
they could put in Madden, for the little down
East midget is not a good stayer for nine in
nings. Joe Quinn is playing class A hall, so it looks
as if Sprinter Brown will hold down the bench
during the rest of the season.
Spalding, the baseball Croesus, has been here
for a few days. He was once the Clarkson of
this town, having been the pitcher of the Bos
ton team when tnev cleaned out all before
them. Spalding's wife hails from Brockton, in
this State, and he has been visiting there.
Brouthcrs has been under the weather for
some time, and his batting is not what it used
to be. He still leads the country, but be must
keep pegging away to hold tbe lead. "Buck"
Ewing is not far behind, and just at present
the redoubtable "Buck" Is "lining 'em out"
with a vengeance
Sid Farrar. of the Philadelphia club, made a
very able jackass out of himself in the first
Philadelphia game Sid would make a fine
captain of a whaling vessel, his profanity being
something awful when his Cuban blood is
aroused from a somniferous debauch.
Charles J. Foley.
SURE OF THE PENNANT.
Ken- Yorkers Think Their Club Will Beat
tbe Bostons Oat.
rSPECIAL COnnESrOIDENCE OF THE DISPATCH.!
New York, September 8. There is joy in
this town, and the croakers who have been
croaking for ten days past bave got into their
cages and thrown the key out of the window.
As it looks now they will not come ont again
this fall, for tbe New Yorks' chances, from an
unbiased standpoint, are as good, if not a shade
better, than thoso ot the Boston club. Grant
ing the fact that tbe Bean Eaters have been put
ting up a better field game and hitting the ball
a little harder than tbe Giants, they are not
doing so now. The Giants are putting up as
fine a game as they have at any time since they
ended the season last fall. The beginning of
their fine work was in the Boston series, and
tbey bave not let down u peg since tbe Bostons
left here. To verify this ask any of thePitts
bnrg players They played four grmes against
the Giants this week, and played winning ball
at that, but they could not make enough hits
to pull out a victory.
Hanlon has been sick for the greater part of
the time while here, but when he left for Bos
ton he felt somewhat better. Dunlap played
in the last game in which his club took part in
this city, and realiv improved tbe strength of
the team All things considered, the Smoky
City boys are badly crippled, and tbe outfield
is made up mostly of pitchers and catchers.
The strength of the New York team is in its
pitchers, both Keefe and Welch are in fine
condition, the former has been doing better
work lately than t any time tbis season.
Crane is also in good condition, while O'Day
surprised the Pittsburgb in their last game
here by sbutting tbem out witn six hits, only
one of which helped to prevent a whitewash.
If be can coctinue to do this the New Yorks
are sure of the flag.
Just where the New Yorks are the strongest
the Bostons are the weakest. The Bean Eaters
have four pitchers.the same as the New Yorks,
but Madden and Daih are useless, while Rad
bourne cannot be depended upon. Therefore
their pitchers are reduced to one.and although
Radbourne once won tbe championship alone,
Clarkson cannot, for tbe latter is already show
ing signs of weakening. J. H. M.
Mr. William Hillebrecht, of Ward street,
Oakland, who flew nine young homing pigeons
from Coshockton, 0.,dlstance 107 miles air-line,
as stated in yesterday's Dispatch, did not
come up to expectations, owing to very foggy
weather in the morning. They were liberated
at 8.30 A. M.; the first bird to arrive was at 1-47
p. M.; average speed was 553 yards per minute,
very poor time, owing to the foggy weather.
Mr. Hillebrecht will fly the birds from Newark,
O., distance 130 miles air-line, next Sunday.
He will also fly them from Springfield. O., dis
tance 209 miles air-line, to try and defeat the
200-mile Federation record for young birds on
September 22, weather permitting.
A PROMINENT MAN AKRESTED.
H. K. Foster Lodged In CentrnI Under Pecu
H. K. Foster, an old and reputable citi
zen, and his housekeeper, Mrs. Clara Young,
and her husband were arrested by Lieuten
ant Teeters at the Union depot last night
and lodged in Central station as "suspicious
Mr. Foster's story is that Mrs. Young was
about to leave ior Cleveland last night, and
he went down to the triin to get a ring of
his she had. Thev had some trouble in re
gard to the ring; but at last she gave it to
him. He saw her with a colored man, and,
not knowing he was her husband, was nat
urally curious and watched them. An
officer accosted him and soon after they were
By the officers at Central the arrest was
looked on in the light oi a comedy of errors,
and it is not probable that serious results
He Found Death on the Track.
TSPECIAL TELEGKAM TO THE DISPATCH.1
East LrvEBPOOL, September 8. John
Mcllraine, a soapmaker, of Pittsburg, was
struck by the midnight train last night on
the Cleveland and Pittsburg road, near this
city, and instantly killed.
Touch on tbe Spenk-Ensy.
Officer Kelly, of the Twenty-eighth ward
station, made a raid on a speak-easy run
by Frank Maroski, No. 1016 Carson street,
yesterday, aud captured 15 men.
FOB indigestion no remedy is so apt to
afford immediate relief as Klein's Silver
Age Kye. Mwp
Thousands of Pieces of New Ribbons
Of all shades, widths and qualities. No
fancy prices, but the greatest value ever of
ered at the People's Store. Grand milli
nery opening Tuesday, September 10.
Campbell & Dick.
All the best stocked bars keep Frauen
helm & Vilsack's celebrated Pilsner beer on
draught. Ask for it, or order it direct.
Foe indigestion no remedy is so apt to
aftord immediate relief as Klein's Silver
Age Rye. mto
Adjutant General Hastings'
Orders for transportation to Uettysburgwill
be accepted by Pennsylvania Railroad
Agents for tickets, whether the order is
drawn on this or any other company.
500 New Fall Jackets,
Latest styles and very cheap, for ladies' and
misses, at the People's Store. Come examine
qualities and prices.
Campbell & Dice.
50 Cu. 50 Cls. 50 Cts.
Velvets, velvets, velvets, all colors, all
Flushes, plushes, plushes, 39 cts., 50 cts.,
69 cts., 75 cts., $1. all silk, all silk, all silk.
35 Fifth avenue.
The largest stock of dress goods, silks and
cashmeres here. Popular prices. Come
this week. Bogos & Buhl.
Adjntnnt General Hastings'
Orders for transportation to Gettysburg will
be accepted by Pennsylvania Railroad
Agents for tickets, whether the order is
drawn on this or any other ifompaiy'
TALKF THE TEACK.
Millions Invested in Race Courses in
the Vicinity of New York.
THE I0DN6 GIANT OP THE WEST,
Chriatener of the Elegantly Equipped Mor
ris Park at Westchester.
INCREASING POPULARITY. OP RACING
COBBESPONDETCB OP THE DISPATCH.
New York, September 6. When that
young giant of the West, El Kio Key, with
the shoulder blades of a 3-year-old and the
stride of an easy conqueror.proelaimed him
self invincible, he really christened the new
track in New York. The Morris Brothers
have spent perhaps 5500,000 on it In some
respects it is unique. Kegal in its equip
ments, it opens its gates for free admission
to the field as readily as ior the opulent
patron of the turf who pays handsomely for
a seat on the grand stand. The significance
of this novelty is understood only when it
is remembered that, while some of the tracks
in the vicinity of New York anpeal more
particularly to the wealthy, others' seem
to have been established exclusively for the
pleasure and possible profit of those in more
moderate circumstances. There are invet
erate lovers of racing who would no more
dream of visiting one of half a dozen
courses that could be mentioned than they
would of finding an evening's entertain
ment at a dime museum in preference to the
Madison Square Theater. At the new track,
to a degree visible nowhere else, extremes
meet. The Morris Brothers have made an
innovation. Every feature of the new en
terprise, from programmes which cost noth
ing to stakes fabulous in the aggregate,
bears evidence of a lavish touch. Their
L P. LobilIard. 2. August
4. Al. J. Cassatt.
oi lays are indicative of what in many other
qi irters is being spent nominally, so tnat
U blood of horses shall not depreciate
re lly that fat dividends shall be declared.
TRACKS GETTING PLENTY.
'racks are springing up like mushrooms
nil directions. For a year it looked as
thiugh New Jersey would become the para
dise of the thorouehbred. The Legislature
ofthe Empire State frowned uponpool
seljing, and racing without poolselling is
as I insipid as poker played for nothing.
New Jersev felt the effect at once. Clifton,
really a branch of the Brighton Beach
track, sprung into existence, and Gutten
buTg came into being. Then the Legisla
ture changed front, and the 30-day law was
palsed. It allows 30 days' racing on any
oni course, and legalizes poolselling for that
fieiiod each vear. The compromise is
it lie more than a compromise in name.
Taj haye racing in any desirable locality
all tbe season through it is necessary
ou)y to have a sufficient number of tracks.
El Rio Key.
There is no scarcity of them now. The capi
tal thevhave swallowed is somethiug prodig
ious. To the superficial observer it is repre
sented by land and buildings, and, strictly
speaking, this may be the case; but no esti
mate would go far enough which d'd not
round out the subject by including horses
and stables and the cost of maintaining
them. A glance at the track proper, how
ever, is first in order.
Some wealthy Germans laid out the half
mile track at Guttenbnrg at a cost of per
haps $65,000. George Engeman owns the
Clifton track, and spent about $75,000 on it.
"W. H. Ecgeman built the Brighton Beach
track. It is worth $150,000, though it cost
nothing like that figure; the land having
fallen into Mr. Engeman's hands at a time
when the proverbial song was close to its
BELONGS TO THE DWYEBS.
The new Dwyer track at Elizabeth, N. J.,
on which horses' hoofs will be planted for
the first time in October, will by then have
cost not much less than $250,000. It is
practically owned by the Dwyer Brothers;
some of their friends having a little stock
in it. . .
The Linden Blooded-Horse Association
will open its new track, which is also at
Elizabeth, N. J., some time in October. A
son ot Attorney General Stockton, of that
State, is largely concerned in it, and a jjood
many influential New Jersey politicians
will" profit by its success. Not less than
$150,000 will have been expended when the
starter's flag drops for the first tinje there.
It looked as though there might be war to
the knife between the Linden Association
and the Dwyers, with tho choice of racing
days as a casus belli; bnt hostilities have
been happily averted and no conflict of
dates is regarded as impending.
The Monmouth Park Association aband
kh Us somewhat primitive track this year.
fbutitwilltaakea lusfybid for front rank
0 ' ?i '
honors next snmmer. D. D. "Withers,
Pierre Lorillard, A. J. Cassatt and the
George Lorillard estate areopening plethoric
pocketbooks, and while the old track is being
used for training purposes, a new one close
at hand will hold its own with all comers.
New and old will account for the expendi
ture of about $300,000.
The Coney Island Jockey Club, with Its
ideal course and unsurpassed location, and
backed by such men as "William K. Vander
bilt, John G. Eecksher and the Alexandre
Brothers, has $150,000 at stake close to the
seashore. The club has declared
and is credited with having accumulated a
reserve fund as large as its capital, so that if
racing were declared illegal to-morrow the
stockholders would receive back the
amount invested, to sav nothing of the divi
dends and the proceeds of the sale of the
Perhaps the best investment is that made
by the owners of the Brooklyn Jockey Club
track. They include the Dwyer Brothers
and such powerful politicians as James Shev
lin, Alderman McCarty and John Delmar,
all of Brooklyn. They purchased the old
Parkville trotting course, and comparatively
nominal expenditure prepared it tor present
purposes. It is worth not less than $150,
000, and pays interest on an infinitely
When Jerome Park is added to the list it
becomes easily evident that not less than
$2,000,000 are invested in race tracks within
easy reachingdistance of the metropolis. No
effort has been made to be exact about 'the
figures, the object being to get simply at
a general idea of what it costs to furnish
facilities for the display of speed.
A rough estimate ol the number of men
who enter raoe horses on Eastern tracks
places it at 50. It is not easy to strike a
satisfactory average of the numerical
strength of each stable in the matter of
horses, but 15 would probably be not far
out of the way. Taking $2,000 as the aver
age worth of each horse, the aggregate value
of the flyers becomes a plain problem in
arithmetic A million and a half of dol
lars is the result of the calculation. It
would be scarcely interesting to go into the
details necessary to show from how many
different sources the pocket of the owner of
a stable is drained after he has purchased
his animals, but they would swell the three
Belmont. 3. J. E. HAOGiir.
5. Senator Hearst.
and half millions to five, and probably.
A TEEY HANDSOME MARGIN
above it. The prodigal outlays made by
men who own such stables as those to which
Lorillard, Belmont, Hearst, Haggin, Win
ter aud others devote their leisure time,
would undoubtedly yield an aggregate
bringing the whole sum up into the region
of the millions.
Not many Western horses are run on
Eastern tracks, and the reasons are mani
fest. It pays to bring on only the cream.
The expense of transporting and finding
stabling accommodations here is justified
only where the horse has proved its ability
to run in the best of company. Mr. Winter
made no mistake when he changed tbe base
of El Bio Eey's operations, but his balance
would soon be on the debit side of ibe ledger
if he turned to the West the tails of those
of his horses credited only with common
place performances. The royal blood of
Tne River King will circnlate to a fine
financial tune in the Ea3t. It may be a lit
tle premature to come to conclusions con
cerning him, but the general impression is
that nothing that is possible for a 2-year-old
is out of his reach.
It is gratuitous, in the face of what has
already been stated, to say that the popular
ity of racing goes on increasing in an accel
erating ratio. Two or three other tracks
are talked of, and when they materialize
they are certain to be followed by talk of
two or three more. None of them complain
of poverty of attendance. At most of them
tbe bookmakers flourish, and the betting
reaches proportions which make observers
wonder where the money comes from. The
drift of overwhelming testimony is that
sooner or later the man who bets will have
nothing to bet with; but that doesn't lessen
the betting. The old Spanish proverb,
"When the pitcher goes to the well, woe
unto the pitcher; when the well goes to the
pitcher, woe unto the pitcher; whatever be
falls, woe unto the pitcher," has been modi
fied so that it concludes, "whatever befalls,
woe unto the better," but he flourishes his
money in the bookmaker's face with more
pertinacity than ever.
George F. Dobson.
G. A. It. to Grttysbnrir.
Tbe Pennsylvania Railroad will accept
all orders issued by Adjutant General
Hastings for transportation to Gettysburg,
whether the order is drawn on this or any
Pittsburg's Two Great Expositions.
The one down on Duquesne way the
other at our Penn avenue stores new ex
hibits of silks and dress goods to-day.
Jos. Hobne &r Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores.
At the People's Store and handsomer stock
and most attractive prices. This is the place
to buy your fall wraps.
Campbell & Dick.
G. A. R. to Gottysburar.
The Pennsylvania Bailroad will accept
all orders issued by Adjutant General Hast
ings for transportation to Gettysburg,
whether tbe order is drawn on this or any
Hosiery nnd Dnderwenr.
Hosiery and underwear.
Gloves and umbrellas.
KSUht.h & Shustsb.
v- js iwsifi '"AiE.fV' iisasssssBisrir w.-.
Bat Little DlSereace 'Between Bahtmors
sad Pktsbars hi Exchange,
Boston, Septesaber 8. The following
table, compiled from dispatches lrom tne
managers ot the Clearing Houses in the cities
named, shows the gross exchanges for tne
week ended September7, 1889, with rates per
cent of increase or decrease, as compared with
the similar amounts ior the corresponding
week in 1888:
Hew York K7,373,8n 18.S ....
Jtoston 74,I3S,1M 1-4
Philadelphia n eo,G63,78 1.1 ....
Chicago 68,069,000 0.4 ....
Bt. Louil J....' 19.139.7SS 1.8
San Francisco 17,4)9,7U9 4.0 ....
ritutrarg-., H.238,10 .... 0.S
Baltimore.. lI.ai.7S7 .... 8 9
Cincinnati ...! 30.M7.9SO 8.7 ....
Kansas CUT.. ...... ........- 7.S7.SZ3 .... 5.4
LoulSTllle. 1 7.S72.SS9 15.0 ....
Milwaukee .... 5.819.000 17.2 ....
New Orleans.....-....;:... 8,695 078 1.0
Detroit: 5.0I3.M9 .... 4.7
Providence ,... 3.855,700 .... 5.4
Cleveland. .., ....?.... 3,778,032 7.9
MlnneaDOtli. ...... .... 4,844,1:5 XI ....
Denver 3,904.543 59.1 ....
Omaha ,.. 4.099,469 29.9 ....
tit. Paul - 3.713,700 5 0 ....
Commons v 2,833.400 24.9 ....
Indlansnolls 2,3Z!.688 28.4 ....
Richmond 1'iS2 w-
New Haven. ..........-... '.424,498 17.S ....
Hartford.... ;..,...., XM.m 8.3 ....
Peoria. ,,.....,.... 1,B60.77S 14.4
Dallas ,.j I ...'. l.!Hg 8.0 ....
Galveston....! 1,960,730 91.9 ...t
Tort Worth.. J,271,44S 80.9 ....
St. Joseph... ..'. -.... 1.305,238 15.8 ....
Dnluth - 1'Hi,?2 -i
Memphis ....... l.2-?19 .... 5
Bpruifflleld.s 1.1,795 18.5 ....
Portland. Me. 1,071,138 2.6 ....
Wiffmur ... . 875.313 8.2 ....
Wichita - 688,694 14.8 ....
Syracuse g27,ooo as ....
OrandKaplds 691,878 8 9 ....
Lowell , . 73 JJ.S .
na MnlnM.. 597.090 11.9 ....
Morrolk .'... soS-iS . ,?
LosAneelea ... 747,368 ... 16
Topeka. 369,801 9.9
Buffalo 3,003.007 ....
Portlsad. Ore 1,708,463 ....
'Birmingham. r 772,987 ....
Sioux City 513,787 ....
Montreal ,..,., 8.357,398
Total . 9t3.941.571 11.2
Outside New rork . 356,567,750 2.7
Not Included in totals; no Gearing Home at
wis tine last vear.
WBE 100 BILAEIOUS.
Tbey Must Pay for Their Festivity on the
The East End police swooped down on a
jovial picnic party in Cowey's woods, at the
back of Hbmewood Cemetery. The pic
nickers had consumed two kegs of beer and
a great quantity of eatables, and were con
sequently in exceedingly lively spirits.
They were conveyed to the Nineteenth ward
station, where they registered as Daniel
Davis, Edward Quinn, Edward Davis,
Thomas Thompson. Isaac .E. Maist and Sirs.
Davis. They were locked up for a hearing
HE WAS A. CL1MBEE,
But He Fell and Never Reached the Top of
A drunken man named Adam Myers, by
profession a shoemaker, attracted a crowd
to St Paul's Cathedral last night, by declar
ing that he intended to climb to the top of
the Cathedral building, and leap to the
ground without injury to himself.
Myers tried to climb over the Cathedral
railings, bnt fell, hitting his nose badly.
Detective Coulson arrived by this time and
arrested Myers on a charge o'f drunkenness.
AX OLD LADY DEAD.
Mrs. Leonard Passes Away In Her Seventy
Mrs. Leonard, the mother of Secretary
Hunker, ofthe Allegheny Poor Board, died
at tb residence of her sons, at Brushton,
yesterday, where she had made her home
lor many years. Her age was 77 years.
Mrs. Leonard was the mother of P. H.
Hunker, the first manufacturer of candy in
Gains to York.
Among the Pittsburgers who will attend
the annual meeting of the Select Castle of
tha- K. of M.C. of .Pennsylvania., at Tork
on Tuesday are KIchard Thompson, Supreme
Commander; Blehird Muse, Castle KoT 14;
Fred Pelt, Castle No. 82; John J. Davis, J.
B. Buoff and Davis Commandery. The
total number of Pittsburgers will be over 50.
They leave for York to-night at 8:10 o'clock.
The Anti-Prohibition Association, of the
Southside, met at 1111 Carson street and
elected tbe following officers: President,
George Frit ; VicePresident, Andrew Stock;
Secretary, T. T. Klein; Treasurer, Fred
Kauffeld. The association intends to op
pose all candidates for office who lean to
ward prohibition or sumptuary legislation.
Result of a Bad Blow.
C. H. Frey, who struck Tolliver Boyce
over the head with a section of gaspipe at
23 Seventh avenue, on Saturday night, was
held for a hearing on Wednesday night in
$500, before Judge Gripp. Boyce's injuries
are not as bad as reported.
No Word brOiterson.
No word has been received ;by the Alle
gheny friends of Gus Otterson concerning
his fate. Harry Swindell, his partner, has
not heard from his father, who is still in
New York trying to secure some clue.
Fell From the Second Story.
George SIpe, aged 10 years, fell from the
second story of the Underground Cable
Company, at the corner of Sixteenth street
and Mulberry alley, yesterday afternoon.
He was badly hurt about the head.
rsrxcuu. txlsoiulms to tux dispatch. l
BitoWNSVlLXE River 4 feet 3 inches and
stationary. Weather clear. Thermometer 80
at 8 P. X.
Wabbkt River stationary at low water
mark. Weather clear and warm.
Mobqantowk River 3 feet 6 inches and
falling. Weather clear. Thermometer SO3 at
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Miss Morgan, of this city, speaks:
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short, backing cougn, tightness m the chest,1
short breath, and I felt weak aud tired all the
time. As 1 frrew weaker I suffered with,
those terrible night sweats. My lather took ma
to 20 physicians who said I could not be cured.
Some of my friends thought I had consump
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no better. In fact I was gradually getting
worse. After 11 years ot suffering I began
treatment with the physicians of the Catarrh
and Dyspepsia Institute, 323 Penn avenue, to
whom I owe my recovery. My cough ij rone.
I bave no dizziness, rinsing in tbe ears, head
aches or night sweats anymore. The pain and
soreness in my stomach have left me. My food
digests well, so that now no gas forms in my
stomach. My throat used to be so sore I could
hardly swallow. That Is cured. I feel well
and strong, and why should I not praise these,
doctors for thus saving me from such an un
timely death. MISffLYDIAMOKOAK.".
Kearsarge-st., near'Virginia, Mt. Waaaiafwa.
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