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Tlie Champion Declines to
Bow Gaudaur in America.
In Reply to a Cablegram Received
Last Evening.
He Starts at SO to 1 and Wins the Great
Eastern Handicap.
An important cablegram from London
was received by Mi. St. John last evening,
stating that Searle will row Gaudaur in
England or Australia. St John makes a
plucky reply. Tournament caused a big
surprise by winning the great Eastern
Handicap. Be started 80 to 1.
According to a cablegram from London
received by James A. St. John last evening,
Henry Earnest Searle. the champion scal
ier of the world, has receded from his origi
nal position regarding rowing Jacob Gau
daur; in other words, the Australian has
weakened. Some time ago he told Hanlan
that if he defeated O'Connor he would row
any American on his own water; and still
more recently he has declared that he was
ready to row cither Tccmer or Gaudanr in
America for a substantial stake. "When
Mr. St. John heard of this he stated
through this "paper that he was ready
at any time to match Gaudaur against
Keaileif tho race took place in America and
on a lake. This declaration reached London
yesteraay, and Searle at once put up a deposit
with the London Sportsman, and the manager
of that paper cabled t. John last evening to
the effect that Searle would row Gaudanr on
the Thames in a month for $2,500 a side and
allow expenses, otherwise he would row him on
the Parametta.
When Mr. St. John read the cablegram he
remarked with a smile- -Well, I'm sorry
that Henry has weakened. Gandaur will cer
tainly not row him either on the Thames
or Tarametta for any money of
mine. I have a strong love for rowing
and I am willing to spend money over
my hobby, hut I like to see a fair deal. I don't
believe in either of the courses named, because
I don't think 3 fair test of rowing ability can
be obtained on tbem. Searle positively said
he would row Gaudaur here, ana I am still
willing to put up $2,000 or $3,000 for him to row
Searle in America, whether he wins or loses to
morrow. I am prepared to go further, and say
that I am disposed to match Gaudaur to row
Searle on any Enclish or Irish lake. The lakes
of Killarney will suit me, or Windermere either.
If Searle wants a race that is a fair race with
Gaudanr he will row on still water. If he de
cides to do this, he will find better still water
courses in America than anywhere else."
Mr. St John's concession of being willing to
row on an Irish or English lake is certainly one
worthy the plucky and honest patron of scull
ing that he is. Nothing coald be more com
rocndable and nothing more sportsmanlike. If
bearle is anything like tho wonder he is sup
posed to be. he won't hesitate a moment in
compiling with St John's terms; that is, it he,
Searle, wants a fair race.
Windermere Lake, in the west part of En
gland, is a splendid sheet of water, and on it
there is as fine a four-mile course as anybody
would wish to row on. The veteran Jimmy
Taylor has had many a "ius-le" on the lake,
and last evening he biid: ' It isas fine a course
as I ever rowed on. I'm certain that Gaudaur
would do some great sculling on it"
However, now that a correspondence has
commenced it is likely that a match will be
made. Many people are of the opinion that
Searle will certainly come to this country if he
cannot get a race any other way.
Mr. St John visited McKcesport yesterday
and was rowed over the course by Dan Gonld.
The former was delighted with the course and
spent considerable time in pulling "snags"
from the river. Last evening he said: "I think
Gaudaur a sure winner. His new boat suits
him -nell and he showed remarkable speed yes
terday. I saw Teemer out also. John was
rowing with extraordinary power, but he didn't
seem to get ninth tpeed on his boat. All I
have to sav publicly is. The race is on its merits
and I feel confident that Gandaur will win.
That is my pointer, ana the public can make of
it what they choose."
Evcrjlhlng Uendr Tor the Bis Contest
Gandaur FutoHio In Flttsbure.
If the weather is fine to-day it is expected
that a tremendous crowd will be at McKcesport
to see the big race between Gaudaur and
Teemer. Everything is now ready for the race
except the appointing of two distance judges.
The sporting editor of this paper will be referee
and he has appointed Mr. James A St John
timekeeper. The latter gentleman cannot be
surpassed as a trustworthy timekeeper. Tho
race will start about 5 o'clock at Tort Perry.
Owing to the expected large nnmbers
of steamers and other craft it is
likely that the rowers will consent to
start without the stake boats. It is feared the
big steamers would swamp the boats. Gau
daur will tike his boat to Port Perry about 2
o'clock, and he will rest at that place until
starting time. Teemer may do the same. It is
earnestly desired that nobody will in anyway
whatever interfere with the row ers during the
race, and it is particularly expected that all
the small craft will be kept well out of the way
of the contestants.
The bettinc, so far, has not been heavy, but
a large amount of money will likely be invested
trMlay. In Pittsburg Gandaur is favorite.
Trains will leave the Baltimore and Ohio depot
at various times during the day for the course.
Excursion rates only will be charged.
Teenier m an interview yesterday said:
"Pome ontside parties are trying to make money
out of our race. There is a certain boat that
will follow the race and the parties controlling
her ref ase to pay one cent toward the expenses
of the contest This is not right and 1 hope
the public will think as I think.
Billy Gorman, a well-known admirer of
aquatics, said last e cmng that he was certain
tho race will be on its ment, and that Mr. St.
John would certainly not be connected with
aii)thing dishonest. He thinks the best man
will win and rather favors Teemer.
An Eastern Paper's View or To-Day' .Boat
Referring to to-day's boat race, the New
York Clipper says:
'Now that the race for the championship of
the world has been decided, lovers of rowing
will give their whole attention to the forth
coming race between John Teemer, of McKees
port Pa, and Jake Gaudaur, of St Loui, Mo.,
both of whom have held the title of champion
of America. The match is for $1,000 a side, and
the final deposit SSOOfrom each side, was posted
on September 0. at the office of TltE Pitts
burg Dispatch, which is final stakeholder.
At the same time the $300 allowed Gaudaur for
expenses was handed to the latter The dis
tance to be rowed Is fonr miles, straightaway,
from Port Perry to a point almost opposite to
JIcKeesport, on the Monofigahela. iioth men
have been in careful training on the course
during the week, and both express confidence
in their ability to carry off the prize. Gaudaur
is a slight favorite In the betting, notwith
standing the fact that the race is to be row d
on waters most familiar to his opponent Ed
Hanlan is expected to be present at the race,
and both Gaudaur and Teemer have expressed
their willingness to give him a race, in case he
(honld wish another trial."
Knees at the Trl-State Fair.
Toledo, September 12. An enormous crowd
was in attendance at the Trl-State Fair races
to-day. Track good.
First race. 2:40 trot best three in five, nine en
tries, fonr starters Chandler won in three straight
hrau, bam r second, Parone third. Best time,
iMreond race. 2S0 pice, four entries, three start
ers Wllliard M won. Fanny U second. Ken Star
third. Best time, 2-22.
Stunning race-Effle II won. Belle Bracket ee
oad,.lroe and Hinge distanced. Best time, 1:50.
Tournament nt SO to 1 Agninst Wins tbo
Grent Eastern Handicap.
New York. September 12. The Coney
Island Jockey Club determined to hold races at
Shecpshead Kay to-day, no matter what the
condition of the weather was. The day was de
cidedly bad for racing; the rain was so blinding
that the spectators could hardly see the start,
and! only occasionally could they distinguish
the colors of the jockeys on the track. The
track was fetlock deep with mud. The event
ot tho day was the great Eastern handicap, for
which 20 horses started. The lottery of racing
was admirablv exemplified in the result The
Hearst stable relied upon the S40.000 colt King
Thomas, but be was left at the post and the
race was won by his stable companion. Tourna
ment who was so little thought of as a winner
that a stable boy rode him. He started at odds
of SO to 1. Most ol the finishes were close. The
number nf spectators was small.
First race, seven furlongs btartcrs: Volante,
Jianola, Lady I'nlslfer. Cartoon, Casslus, Mad
stone. Cartoon won, Madstonc second, Casslus
third. Time. 1:SX
Second race, mile and a furlong Starters: Swift,
Lela Mav. Oarsman. Oarsman won, Swift sec
ond, I.cfa May third. Time, 2:01.
Third race, one mlle-btarters: Little MInch,
M.trrlnn. I!idrp Hindoncraft. CatalDT. Bess.
Ban t'Iaz Badge won. Bess second, nindoocratt
third, fime. 1:4s.
Fourth race, Creat Eastern handicap for2-ycar-olds.
three-quarters of a mile Starters: Onaway,
Avondale, Pcnn r. lfosctte. Lord Dalmeny, Suc
cessor, B B Million, English Lady, Ballyhoo,
Cyclone colt tlkton, Banquet Flora Ban, King
Thomas, Tournament King Hazcn, Jersey Pat,
Civil Service. Masterlode, Ballet colt. The start
was straggling. nnd King Thomas was lea at the
post. Lord Dalmeny, closely attended by Civil
Sen Ice, Tournament slasterlodc. Successor and
Onaway made most or the running until tho
stretch, when Lord Delmenvdrewawav. followed
by Tournament and Civil Sen Ice. In the run to
the finish Tournament gradually overhauled Lord
Dclmeny and won cleverly bv a naif length. Lord
Dalmenv second. Civil Service third, lime. 1.17.
Fifth nice, seven furlongs-Starters: Maid of
Orleans, Young DuVe. Frederic Mimie Fonso,
Tattler. IiattvrM. Marshall Luke. Berlin, John
Jays, Uregorv, l'rlnce Edward. Mary T, Bertha,
Ll77le D. Dilemma, Honaii7a, Vivid. Gregory
won, Prince Edward second, Mary T third. Time,
Sixth race, mile and three furlongs on the turf
Starters: Elgin, Bellwood, Westmoreland, Lo
tion, ifurnside i5euw ooa won, uurnsiac second.
Lotion third Time, 2:43.
The entries for Vt morrow's races at Sheeps
head Bay are as follows:
First race, three-quarters of a mile Mamie B,
Amazon. Miss Bell Insight, Tulla Blackburn.
Little Llla, Folly. Ocvpete 100 pounds each, W.U.
Morris, Queeu Tov, Ralph Bayard 103 each. Eber
lee US, l'olcmus S3, Major Daly VS.
becond race, three-quarters ofamllc OregonllS
pounds, T-nnvll6, Ebcrlecf. l'cnnl'DG, Chaos
DC Tor'o 96. Mamie Fonso 113, Bannag 113, Volun
teer 122, Emotion 119.
Third race, mile and thrco-eiehths MarauderlOS
pounds, Montrose 115, Retrieve 103. Orlfl-imme 117,
Tea ! ray 116, Exile 126, J A B 114," Sluggard ICO,
Fourth race, mile and a half Diablo 110 ponnds
Sorrento 110. Eric 116, Once Again ire, Casslus 107,
Kern 90, Philander90, Salvatorl30, Hlndocraftll4.
Hflh race, mile and a quarter Panama 107
pounds. Oarsman 109, Erather 101, Letretla 94,
Satisfaction 104, Koyal Garter 103, Elve 105.
Sixth race-ratleon the turf 31 on t rose 133 pounds,
Connemara 127, Castawav II. 122, Eleve 113. Jennie
McFarland 110, Iceberg 110.
Very Fair Racing or tho State Fair In
Wheeling Yentcrd.-iT.
WnEEi-ixa, September 12. Twenty-two
thousand jicoplo attended the State Fair to
day. The racing programme was very fair.
The deciding heat in the three-fourths of a
mile run left over from yesterday was taken by
Fiti Lee in 122K- The three-quarters of a
mile dash was won by Dakota, John Garcia,
New Orleans, in 1:19
The 2:30 trot for $400 resulted as follows:
A M B. b. g., A.M. Bowers, Fostorla, O..S 2 31 2
Tom W.blk. g., J V.Varren.ScwickIey,
Pa 3 dr
Dr. .McFarland, b. g., A. M. Spellman,
Minerva. 0 1 13 1
Cazlquc, Jr., ch. s., Moore Floyd, Pitts
burg 5 4 13
Buckec Chief, Jr.. bik. s., J. It Craw
ford, Wellsburg. W. Va 4 3 4 4
Time, 2:35, 5:32, 2:33, 2:35),.
The free-for-all pace for $500 resulted:
Edinhurg, r. g., Berrr Bros., Howard. O. .1 1 1
Mollie Harden, r. m., Harry Simpson. Pitts
burg 3 2 2
Frank Finch, b. g F. C. Barlow, Jersey
CItv, N J ..2 3 3
King Hiero, ch. s., J. Z. T. Kobllzer.
Pittsburg 4 4 4
Time, 2:Ju, 2:27.S, 2:26V.
The running race, mile heats, for $300, was
won by Onie, John Garcia. New Orleans, in
two straight heats. Time, 1:11, 1:19.
Twist ot Lexington, Ky set the record for
3-year-olds on this track at 1:31 3-5 in a trot for
that purpose.
lie Tries to Bent tho Time of Mnud S, but
Cinciksati. September 12. Queen City full
mile Driving Club.
2:35 class -Yesterday's unfinished race:
Pointer J 3 111
Adjnstcr 1 12 4 3
Mimic 4 4 3 2 2
Geo. Bemmons 2 2 4 3 4
Time, 2:2(.,': 2:26, 2:26ii. 2:27, 2:29.
2:24 cliss Trotting, unfinished from yesterday:
Lottie W ... .3 2 111
l.cllie Watterson 1 12 2 2
Virginia Evans 3 3 3 3 3
Time. 2:24. 2:21: 2:3. 2:21J, 2:2t
2:27 class Trotting:
Reality l i i
Vantacl 3 2 2
Pearl Medium 2 3 4
Almater 4 4 3
Mattie Wilkes 5 gdis
lime, 2:25)4. 2:24, 2:3.
The Cleveland champion, Guy, made an effort
to beat the time of Maud &, 2:0sf, for a purse of
$5,000. lie was sent off with a running mate and
made the quarter In S3, hair in l:0Hf, the three
quarters In 1:39 and the mile in 2:12 Although
tailing to win the parse, the rast mile delighted
the spectators, who cheered wildly when the time
was announced.
Kansas City Races.
Kassas City, Mo., September 1Z The in
augural meeting of the Exposition Driving
Park Association was opened to-day. A num
ber of horses notable on Western courses are
entered. The entries for all the events are
numerous. The track, a half mile, is considered
fast for a new one. The weather to-day was un
pleasant but the attendance was about 2,000.
The track was slow, owing to the heavy rains
of the past week Summary:
First raee, 2:48 class, trotting, purse f 1,000, guar
anteed, divided
Dick Smith 1 1 1
Annie D 2 3 2
-Nun 3 2 3
Valentine Snrague 41:4 4
Time-2:4SJ(, 2:42"i. 2:to;i.
Second race, 2:21 class, pacing, purse $700
Wonder 2 12 11
John li 6 3 12 2
St. John 1 4 3 3 4
Kedltover 4 2443
Mambrino ,....5 5 5 6 5
Clinker 3 6 6 7 7
Llitle Willie 7 7 7 5 6
Tlme-2:35V, 2:31M, 2:36V, 2:33. 2:32.
The third race, a pecial for Wyandotte connty
horses. In the 2:40 class, was put off until to-morrow,
after three heats had been trotted, on ac
count of darkness.
Wheeling Entries.
Wheeliso, W. Va, September lZ-The
entries for to-morrow's races are as follows:
2:29 chus. trot A. M. Spelman, Minerva, O., s.
s Harry Hjios; P. W. Snank, Cleveland, JO.,m
Lucy M; Thomas M. Marshall, Jr., Pittsburg, b.
s., Holstcln; flull & Walker, Salem, O., gr. g.,
Judd Boy: T.J. I'arker, Urichsvllle, O., b. g.,
Black Hawk: John Hincs, Minerva, O., b. s.,
2:40 class, pace A. Spelman.Mloerva, 0.,gr. .,
Gray Harrison: Frank Cole. -Newark, N.J.. b.m.,
Mamie B: James 31. Haws. West Alp-rjinrtpr Pa
, h. b.. Silver Heels: John Dawson, Urtchslllc.O..
r. s.. Little Joker: W. II. Wilson. Cvnthia. Ky..
Bob Ingersoll: Josenh V. Warren, Scwlcklcy.
Pa., bik in.. Georgia W: M. V. Cowdrev, Alt.
Ored, O., b. in., Amanda C; J. Kennedv, Youngs
town, 0.,r. m.,SallieK; Moore Floyd, Pittsburg.
g. g., Sankcy.
Uncle Snm Step In.
WASniNGTON.September 12. Tho Secretary
of the Treasury had received a telegram from
Sacramento, Cat, stating that a firm of pool
sellers have taken possession of a building on
the site fortheGovernment building there under
claims of a lease, and are plying their business
In defiance of the State law. The matter was
referred to Supervising Architect Windrim
who reports that the building in question was
not purchased with the site by the Government
but i3 the property of the vendors, who were
privileged to remove it Still the Government
has jurisdiction over the land, and the Solicitor
of the Treasury has been requested to notify
the District Attorney at Sacramento to cause
the premises to be vacated Immediately.
Toledo Results.
Toledo, O., September 12. Trl-State races.
Third day. The track was heavy and the at
tendance 30,000.
Purse $400. Chandler, b. s., won the 2:40 trot
Sam P second, Parone third. Best time,
The 2:20 pace, purse $400, was won by Wlllard
M, b g Fannie B second, Ben Star third. Best
time, 222.
One mile running heats, purse and $150
added, Effle K won. Bell Brnckett second,
Elroc and Range distanced. Best time, 1:50.
ClxcnfirATl, September 12. Messrs. Hook
and Clay, of Paris, Ky., cold to-day at the
course of the Queen City Full Mile Driving
Clnb the 3-year-old gray filly Abble V. by Aber
deen, dam Maid of Windsor, to Charles Miller,
of Cincinnati, for 17,000. This is the first sale
made at the new course.
Budd, tbo Champion Llvo Bird Shot, Doe
Remarkablo Work.
Leadytxle, Col., September 12. Sportsmen
are talking about a wonderful feat of trap
shooting accomplished in the big tournament
by Charles W. Budd, of Des Moines, really the
champion live bird shot of America. Budd shot
in nearly all matches at inanimate targets in
the four days, the aggregate reaching 500 birds
and ho missed but one bird.
Budd is a man with nerves of iron and shoots
in a match as cool as in practice. He is the
holder of many trophies.
Budd was an Iowa farmer before he took to
professional shooting. In his first match he
won a pair of wooden shoes for making the
poorest score. Ho is such a snap shot that un
til a year ago lie seldom used this second barrel
at live birds. In bis match with Graham he
failed to shoot a grounded bird and itgot away.
The failure to fire the second shot cost him
Edwnrd Changes a Little.
Toronto, September 11. Ned Hanlan
declares that O'Connor's defeat was no
surprise to him except that O'Con
nor should have weakened so early
in the race. "I expected he would lead
Searle for a mile or a mile and a half. Seailo
is tbo best sculler I ever saw. You could not
possibly have a man better made for sculling.
1 have watched him at his trials in Australia
and know what he can do. People ask me
what Searle has done. In reply I say that on
pnblic form Kemp beat Beach on the Para
matta river by six seconds in a mile, and Searle
beat Kemp on the same course by ten seconds
for the same distance. As for Searle's staying
powers why, the man never seenis to tire."
Thinks She's n'Rlngcr.
A local gentleman interested in horse racing
returned from Wheeling yesterday, where be
saw the 224 pace on Wednesday. He savs the
general opinion is that Effie Hardy, the winner,
is a ringer. , It is supposed that she's a
Canadian mare that has been missing from
home during the last week or two. The missing
mare has a record of 2:1- Effie Hardy beat
her field at Wheeling almost out of sight
Snnol's New Record.
Sacramento. Cal., September 12. At the
race course to-day, tho Palo Alto Stock
Farm's 3-year-old filly Snnol had a walk over
for the Occident stakes, and made a trotting
record of 2:161, for a mile.
Sporting Notes.
Now for to-day's big race.
A Bio crowd is expected at McKeesport to
day. Morris and Maul arrived home last even
ing. The Hill Tops and tho Southslde Maroons
will play at Recreation Park to-morrow.
The boys employed at Gusky's have re
organized, and would like to play the Kauff
man boj s f or $5 a side.
Kain stopped all the League games yester
day except Boston, and all the Association
games except Columbus.
It is probable that a 300-yard foot raco will be
arranged between George Smith, of this city,
and James Collins of Edgeton, Wis.
The Onr Boys, of this city, covered the for
feit of the C. P. Mayers last evening to clay a
ball game for $25 a side at Bridgcville on Satur
day, September 2L
The McKcesport and the Braddock baseball
clubs will play a game at McKeesport com
mencing at 2 r. m., to-morrow. Thompson,
McKeesport's new pitcher, will be in the box
for the home club.
Ho Ulndo n Speech at tbo Connty Democ
racy's Picnic The Big Fight Over tbo
State Treasarership Is Opened.
The picnic of the Connty Democracy at
Koss' Grove yesterday afternoon was a huge
success. Over 3,000 people assembled in
the woods along the "West Penn
road and partook of the hospitable cheer
offered them by the generous Democrats.
The weather smiled on the exercises of the
day with her most pleasant aspect and noth
ing occurred to mar the festivities of the
From an early hour Christy's Orchestra
had begun to fnrnish some excellent music,
and thereafter the patter of young and lively
feet was almost constant. Numerous games
were indulged in, but the mule race eclipsed
all the others. Teemer, Gaudaur and Searle,
the three animals had been named, and
the spectators quickly took sides with their
respective candidates. True, they did not
make as good time as their namesakes, the
oarsmen, but they created more merriment.
Teemer won the race, with Gaudaur a good
second and Searle a very bad third.
Considerable eclat was added to the oc
casion by the presence of numerous promi
nent politicians. In fact, the picnic seemed
to be a veritable love feast. The leaders of
the connty Democracy were there, of course,
and so was D. O. Barr, Attorney Dick
Johnson, but E. A. Bigler attracted most
attention. He made a speech, the first of
the campaign.
The Democratic candidate for State Treas
urer is stopping at the Seventh Avenue
Hotel, and his presence in the city was,
therefore, quite opportune. He circulated
among the faithful very industriously dur
ing the day, and in the evening visited the
rooms of the County Democracy on Smitn
field street. There was a large attendance
of the members of the olub, and Mr. Bigler
was called upon for a speech. His remarks
were very brief, and announced simply that
he was no orator, but he was in the fight to
win. He was well received by the Pitts
burg Democracy.
There is one man, however, who will have
cause to regret the picnic.
"William Doyle, who lives in the Tenth
ward, is sorry that he attended the picnic of
the County Democracy at Ross' grove yes
terday. He was assaulted by two men and
terribly beaten. He was conveyed from the
West Penn train, by the Twelfth ward pa
trol wagon, to the West Penn Hospital.
Doyle was able to talk, and said that he did
not know his assailants. He will recover in
time to attend the picnic next year.
Campbell Reltcrntcs His Statement About
tbo Belgians.
In regard to the flood ot European window
glass workers pouring into this country,
President James Campbell stated yesterday
that he read the list of names, and they are
on the books of L. A. 300. This shows that
the men ire former Pittsburgers.
Bitten by n Foroclons Dog.
Mrs. Emily Marsh made an information
before Alderman Doughty agajnst George
Dnnkins for keeping a ferocious dog, which
is a terror to all the residents of Liberty
Mrs. Marsh's young daughter was out on
a message yesterday when the dog attacked
her, biting her on the arm.
Has a DIcssago for Him.
A member of the Primitive Methodist
Conference, now meeting in this city, and
who is stopping with Dr. Fulton, is looking
for a man named Rugh, for whom he has a
message from a man of the same name living
in the Badger State, a man who has been
separated from his family for 40 years.
A Butler Mill Organized.
Special Agent Schwartz, of the Car
penters' Union, has organized the non
union men in the Purviss Planing Mil, at
Butler. The men will "be members of L. TJ.
222, of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and
A Season of Prosperity.
Joseph D. Weeks has completed an
official report of the ircn trade for the past
year. He says prices have advanced con
siderably and predicts a season of pros
perity. Half Rales to Washington.
The triennial conclave pf the Knights
Templar will be held at Washington, D.C.,
October 8 to 11. The Pennsylvania Com
pany will sell round trip tickets at single
A New Pitcher Coming for the Local
Ball Club's Reinforcement.
Boston Wins Two Games Prom the Lusty
Cleveland Youngsters.
Mark Baldwin Downs the Beds, and Bain Stops Other
The local club is expected to try a young
pitcher from the East next week. Morris
and Maul have been sent home from Wash
ington, and Maul has instructions to get
readv to pitch, Clarkson pitched and won
two brilliant games from the Clevelands.
Washington, September 12. The Pitts
burg team arrived here this morning from
Philadelphia but they were unable to meet
the Senators this afternoon, as a steady rain
has prevailed here all day. When your
correspondent called at the Arlington Hotel
to-night Captain (Manager) Hanlon was
surrounded by his players discussing the
prospects for a double game to-morrow. All
of the players are in good condition and
anxious for a go at Arthur Irwin's lads.
Staley was to have pitched to-day, so he
will go in to-morrow, weather permitting.
Morris will not be needed in the Senatorial
series so ho with Maul started back to Pitts
burg this morning. Captain Hanlon has in
structed Maul to practice pitching as ho may
be needed in tbe box before the season closes.
Staley and Galvinw ill do the pitching here,
and if a double game is played Sowders will
officiate in the third game. The latter has not
been used during the present trip for the rea
son that ho wa3 injured in the first New York
game. Ho i3 recovering slowly and expects to
take his regular turn in the box.
Carroll will do most of the catching here as
his 'batting is needed in every game, besides
Miller is playing a strong right field and also
hitting the ball well. The Deacon and Jack
Rowe are playing in good form and the former
is hitting the ball as well as he ever did.
Captain Hanlon says his men realize that
they have got to play good ball to down the
Senators two out of three games, but they are
full of ginger and confident of winning a ma
jority of the games during the balance of the
season. In explanation of his failure to play
oil a postponed game in Boston Captain Han
lon says he at first declined to play because his
men were in poor shape, but he was afterward
willing to accept a proposition providing extra
financial inducements were offered. He in
formed them that they were looking for tbe
championship, while the Pittsburgs looked at
the matter from a purely business standpoint
Manager Hart declined to offer anything be
yond the usual rates so the game was not played.
Captain Hanlon is uot stuck on the donble
game business, especially while traveling.
He says tbe home club has a decided ad
vantage over the visitors, as tbe latter are more
or less broken up by constant change of water
and surroundings. He attributes the ill luck
of his team to overwork on the home grounds
before starting East While in Philadelphia
he met a promising young pitcher who was to
have been given a trial with a view to joining
the team, but bad weather interfered, so he did
not get an opportunity to see what class of
work he is capable of doing. Tho youngster
may meet the club at Pittsburg next week, as
Jlr. Nimick thinks well of him.
Daring the Dresent wet spell Arthur Irwin is
up in New England looking for new Senatorial
material. He is after a catcher, as it has been
determined to keep Connie Mack on first base.
The Senators are hitting the ball hard just
now, and they are prepared to givo tho Pitts
burgers a warm reception.
Clarkson Pitches Twice Against tbo CIcvc
Innds and Beats Tbem.
Bostok, September 12. The Bostons and
Clevelands played two games to-day and the
former won both. Clarkson pitched in both
games and, was more effective in the second
than in the first Tbe fielding of tbo home
team was brilliant in tbe extreme, only two
fielding errors being made, and both of these
in the fi.-st game. The batting of Nash, Quinn
and McKean and the fielding of Smith and
Gilks were the best features. Attendance,
3,176. Score:
BOSTONS, n n r A B
Richardson 1 1
Kelly, r 1
Nash. 3. 1
Ilrouthern, 1 0
Johnston, m 0
Qulnn, 2.... 0
bmith, s 0
Dennett c.. 0
Clarkson ,p. 0
1 0
1 1
3 0
0 11
0 1
1 3
0 2
1 8
0 1
Hadford.r... 1
Strlcker,2. 1
McKean. s. , 0
Twltchell,l. 0
Tfcbeau, 3 ... 0
Ullks, m.. 0
Faatz. 1. ... 0
Zlmrocr, c 0
Baseiy, p... o
Totals 3 7 27 15 2:
Totals 2 7 27 10 0
Hostons 3
Clevelands 1
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 1
Earned runs Dostons, 3.
Two-base hits Richardson. Bennett Strieker 2.
Sacrifice hits Brcmthers, Johnston, Clarkson,
btolen bases Nash, McKean.
Double plays-Clarkson, Smith, Bronthers,
Strlcklcr, McKean, Faatz.
First base on halls-Kelly, Johnston, Zimmer.
Struck out Richardson 2, Brouthers, Johnston,
Bennett Radtord. Ullks 2. Zimmer. Bakelv.
Time of frame One hoar and 42 minutes.
Umpire Currj.
Kelly, r....
Nash. 3.....
Qulnn, 2....
bmith. s....
(ianzel, c
Clarkson, p
Radford, r. 0 0 S
Strieker, 2..
McKean. s..
ltoean, 3...
Gllks, m...
Faatz, 1...
O'Brien, p.
Totals .
S 0 27 8 0 Totals
, JO 3 27 13 4
Bostons 3 0000100 1 5
Clevelands 0 0000000 00
Karned runs Bostons, 2.
Two-base hits Qulnn. McKean.
Sacrifice hitshlchardson. Nash, Bronthers.
btolen bases Richardson, Kelly, Faatz.
Double plays smith. Brouthers: Kelly, Nash
Radford. Tebean.
First base on balls Richardson, 2; Kelly, 2
Johnston, Radford, btrlcker, McKean, 2; Faatz.
Struck out Clarkson.
Passed balls Ganzel, 1.
'lime of game One hour and S2'mlnutcs,
Umpire Curry.
Offers Blade to Pnrchnse tba Fittsbnrs Ball
President Nimick stated yesterday that two
or three parties have approached him relative
to the purchase of the Pittsburg ball club. He
"Yes, it is true, I have been approached in
reference to my stock and the entire club.
Only yesterday a well-known broker represent
ing a crowd of business men asked me relative
to its price, and two days ago ono direct and
another indirect sounding was made. Will I.
sell? Of course. If I get my price. The fran
chise, you must know, is a valuablo one."
IJensue Record.
Perl Per
Won. l.o;t.Ct. Won. Lost.ct
Bosttns 70 33 .68 Clevelands.. .S3 60 .460
New Yorks...6S 40 ,630IIndlanapolls 50 C3 435
PlilladeloblasSS 31 .SCCil'ittaburcs. ..49 CS .12s
Chlcagos 58 5S ,509Washlnrton33 63 ,353
He Pnzzlei the Reds nnd Colnmbui Wins
Coltjmbtjs, O., September 12. Tho game
with Cincinnati to-day was called at the close
of the seventh inning on account of darkncs3.
Up to that point Cincinnati was in tbe game at
no time The result was due principally to in
ability to hit Baldwin. In the fifth inning after
O'Conner and Doyle had been retired. Beard
fumbled Easterdaj's slow hi: and tho" latter
was safe. All tho heavy hatting of that inning
then followed with' a total of six runo, but
Beard's error prevented them being counted
as earned.' Attendance, 2.C0O. Score:
Columbus 1 0 12s
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0
Base hits Columbus, 13: Cincinnati!, 8.
trrors Columbus, 1: Cincinnati, 4.
Earned runs Columbus, 3.
Two-base hits Easterday, Dally.
Three-base hits Orr. , "TV
Struck outBv Baldwin; 6; by Smith, 4.
Passed balls Keenan, 2. - ,
Wild pitches-Baldwin, lj Smith, 1.
.. i
Phclpa Won't bo There.
Louisvtxle, September 12. Ex-President
Phelps, of tbe Louisville Baseball Club, re
plied to his former associates of tbe American
Association, who have urgently requested him
to attend the meetlng-to adjust tbe differences
between Von der Ahe and Byrne, that it wfll
be Impossible for him to be present , A Louis
ville representative will attend. It is supposed
Phelps was wanted as an arbitrator.
Asaoclnilon Record.
, . wl Per
Won. Lost. Ct. Won.r-ostCt
Brooklyn 7T 17 .675lcinclnnitis..ei 55 .52a
St, Louis 72 41 .637KansasCltys..49 67 .418
Baltlmorcs....K4 47 .577, Columbus 49 70 .412
Athletics 63 47 .573 Louisville 24 91 .208
Games To-Dny.
NatioNaI. Leagtje Pittsburgs at Wash
ington; Chlcagos at New York; Indianapolis
at Philadelphia; Clevelands at Boston.
American Association Kansas Citys at
Baltimore. The other teams will play post
poned games.
International League Syracuse at
Detroit; Kochesters at Toledo; Hamilton at
Mansfield, O., September 12. Mansfield
finished the season here to-day. Score:
slansflelds 0 5 0 2 3 0 2 0 '12
Cantons n 0101000 2 4
Batteries-Morrison and FltzsImraonSi Harrlng
tOnandbharp. Base hits-Mansfteldj. 13: Cantons, 7.
Errors-Mansflelds, 6; Cantons. 4
Dovrned tho Nocks Acnln.
New Castle, Pa., September 12,-The
Scottdales easily defeated the home team
again to-day. The features of tbe gamo were
the battery work of Menafee and Boyd and the
batting of Moore and Menafee.
The crack pitcher of the Scottdales received
a flattering offer from Davenport, III., but
would not accept it without his catcher. Men
afee, Boyd and Hogan will sign with James
town, X. V., for tho balanco of the season.
Following is the score:
Scottdales 1 0 0 2 5 10 4 -13
Nocks 3 000000003
Base hits-Scottdalts, 14: Nocks, 4.
Two-base hits .Moore, Cargo, Cooney.
Stolen bases Menatec, Leamon, 2: Boyd, 2;
Miller. 2; Igo.
Double plays Menafee and Ulnehart.
Struck out By Menafee, 12.
Bases on balls Moore, Boyd, Igo, 2.
Bitteries Scottdales. Menalee and Boyd;
Nocks, Powers and Cooney.
International Lencne Games.
At Detroit
Detroits 2 0 0 0 4 12 3 012
Rocliesters 0 020001205
At London
Londons 3 10 0 0 011-14
Hamilton 0 10 0 0 3 15
At Toledo
Tolcdos 1 1010000 14
Syracuses 2 0 3 3 12 0 0 011
At Toronto
Torontos..-. 3 0 3 3 4 3 4 0 4 24
BuHalos 0 0110010 2-6
Wbeellnc Won.
rsrxciAi. TELEORA1T to Tim DisrATcn.i
Tobonto, O., September 12. The Wheeling
Tri State League club defeated the Torontos
to-day by a score of 18 to & Batteries. Mallory
and Miller, Young and Sandford. Base hits,
Wheelings 17, Torontos 9; errors, Torontos 8,
"Wheelings 5.
To Protest Asnlnst the Unveiling of the
Bruno Stnlno nt Rome Cardinal
Gibbons Issues a Pastoral
Letter Upon tbe Subject.
Baltimore, September 12. Cardinal
Gibbons has issued a pastors! letter calling
attention to the allocution of Pope Leo on
the unveiling recently of a monument in
Borne to the memory of Bruno. The letter
will be read in the Catholic churches next
Sunday. The Cardinal says:
A mingled feeling of righteous wrath and
deep sympathy was bred in every Catholic
heart when the new3 came that npon a public
square in Rome, impious men dared to unveil
the statue of an apostate Monk. Dragging the
memory of a wild theonzer, a shameless writer
and denier of the divinity of Christ, from tbe
obscurity of a grave that ha4 for three centu
ries closed upon its disgrace, these men,
backed by mere brute force, have set upon a
pedestal in the Holy City the statue of the In
famous Bruno.
Such a proceeding is a palpable and flagrant
outrage, not alone upon the Catholic, but upon
the whole Christian orld. Its animus is clear
in tbe unchristian and defiant language em
ployed in the unveiling of tbo statue of a man
whose whole life breathed cowardice, pride and
defiance of lawfully constituted authority.
Theirs Is not the action of decent honorable,
but misguided men, calmly, and with dne re
gard to the feelings of others, promulgating a
belief, or introducing a new cult Their at
tempt Is not so much to honor Bruno, as to in
sult'and vilify the Vicar of Jesus Christ and
his devoted children throughout Christendom.
Indeed, their aim is higher still; they defy
and insult not aioneuis vicar, out our divine
Lord himself. From every land they have
chosen as tbe committee to further the move
ment tbe champions of atheism, the would-be
destroyers of the very foundations of Christ
ianity. It is proper that the Christian world,
and especially this portion, where the term
"religious freedom" is understood in a sober,
Christian sense, Bbould brand with their indig
nant scorn action such as this. We are not
yet ready for processions in which tbe red and
black flags of revolutionists and Anarchists
are defiantly flaunted.
The Indlnnn. Secretary of Stnte to Head
tho Sons of Veterans.
Pateeson, K. J., September 12. To
day's session of the Encampment of the
Sons of Veterans was the most important
vet held. The greatest interest was shown
in the election of a Commander-in-Chief to
succeed General Abbott. The following
were placed in nomination: Hon. Charles
E. Griffen, Secretary of State, Indiana;
Joseph B. McCabe, Boston; General Le
land J. Webb, Kansas; General Frank L.
Perkins, New Hampshire; Lewis I. Koke,
Pennsylvania, and General Merwin L.
Hall, "Michigan. Each candidate was nom
inated with a preliminary speech.
McCabe held the lead to the twelfth bal
lot, when he withdrew in favor of Griffen.
The latter had 25 votes while McCabe bad
30. The withdrawal of McCabe settled the
question, and Griffen was chosen amid
thunders of applause. Colonel Bagnely, of
West Virginia, was chosen Lieutenant
Commander, and Captain George W. Pol
litt, of this city, Adjutant General.
Sent to Jail for 20 Oars.
William Kobinson, of Thirty-ninth street,
had a hearing before Alderman Porter last
night on a charge of neglecting and abusing
bis children. He was given a 20-days' sen
tence to jail.
Tecmer-Gaudanr Rice, at McKcesport.
The B. & O. B. B. will sell excursion
tickets at rate of 70 cents for the round trip,
for special train leaving Pittsburg at 2:30 r.
M. to-day, returning alter the race.
Jebseys only 50c. at the great bargain
sale. Fine shawls only S1.95; smocked jer
seys, 85c, at the great bargain sale, Friday
and Saturday, also Saturday night
Knable & Shtjsteb,
35 Fifth avenue.
See the New Black Brocade SlIUs.
80 cents to f6 00 a yard the largest vs
riety we have ever had.
Jos. Hobne & Co.'s
Penn Avenue Stores,
OVEBHOLT, Gulden Wedding, Large,
Gibson and Dillinger whisky for sale in
Inrse Quantities by Geo. H. Bennett & Bro.,
r 133 First avenue, second door below Wood
I will pack neatly in a box and ship
anywhere lor $3, six bottles of pure Guck
enheimer, Gibson, Finch or Overholt, 6
years old, or one quart for $1.
MAX Klein, 82 Federal st, Allegheny,
;gneny. i
vA3--tT.GKivrNrf", :'amm' s- ,.m
Peremptory Challenges of the Defense
Rapi'dly Vanishing and
One Man Finally Fonnd Who FositiYely
Eefasea to Believe
Scenes and Incidents of the Preliminary Steps of
' the Great Trial.
The peremptory challenges of the defense
in the Cronin case are becoming exhausted,
and when that point is reached the selection
of a jury cannot be long delayed. The first
talesman to express a belief in the inno
cence of the prisoners was discovered yes
terday. He was discharged for cause,
Chicago, September 12. Big Dan
Coughlin's peremptory challenges are gone.
Martin Burke's quota was exhausted at 3
o'clock this afternoon. Inroads are now
being made in the lists credited to O'Sulli
van, Beggs and Kunze. The end of the re
markable search for jurors, while still a
lobg way off, is rapidly coming into view.
The defense used up eight peremptories
during the day.
This is tho most progress made in a single
day since the trial began. The prisoners
still have 64 more peremptories. With the
present revised line of questioning and the
firm stand taken by Judge McConhell as to
the cjaalification of a juror who had an
opinion as to the guilt or innocence of the
accused, but who swears that he can lay this
opinion aside and give the men a fair trial,
a jury onght to be secured before the end of
the month.
BUBKE'S challenges gone.
During the afternoon venireman Bentley
was challenged by tbe defense for cause;
but the Court, alter examining the tales
man, overruled the challenge.
Mr. Forrest We take an exception and
challenge Mr. Bentley peremptorily for
Burke. '
The Court I understand Burke's chal
lenges are exhausted.
Mr. Forrest I have no doubt about it,
but still I challenge him for Burke.
The Court It appearing that the chal
lenges of Burke are exhausted, the chal
lenge is overruled.
Mr. Forrest That is what I wanted.
Tbe point being made the venireman was
challenged peremptorilvon behalf of O'Snl-
Thirty-four venire men were examined
to-day. Most of them were business men
who had formed opinions or had conscien
tious scruples against the infliction of the
death penalty. Those who were so preju
diced against the prisoners that they
couldn't lay aside their opinions were hur
riedly hauled out of the box, but an intelli
gent juror who was confident that he could
render an impartial verdict, despite his
present views, was not dismissed until the
defense exercised their right of peremptory
This ruling by jthe Court created consid
erable consternation among Attorney For
rest and his colleagues, but the Court was
firm. An exception was taken to the over
ruling of each of these challenges. Farmer
James Pearson, who does not wear a necktie
of any kind, now looks like a possible juror.
He has been passed repeatedly by both
sides and slept to-night for the third time
nnderlthe espionage of a big bailiff. Three
other jurors were held over night, but there
are no assurances that they will be kept to
morrow. Two of them are real estate deal
ers with strong faces and unbiased minds.
S. Y. Cornish was one of the two talesmen
who created anything like a sensation in
co'urt. In renly to a question Mr. Cornish
declared in a loud voice that he was op
posed to foreigner, coming over- to this
country to wash their dirty linen. Judge
McConnell ordered him out of the box in
short order.
E. D. Wills, a baldheaded Irishman from
County Clare, when asked if he had formed
an opinion as to the guilt or innocence of
the prisoners, replied that he was satisfied
that the State had not got one of the mur
derers. This frank announcement, the first
of its kind since the weary trial began,
amused the spectators. Burke, who was
reading a newspaper at the time, turned his
crimson lace upon the strange juror. Then
he laughed incredulously and watched Mr.
Wills with unfeigned amazement.
The juror made the same response three
times. He was finally exensed for cause,
the Court drawing from him the admission
that he could not be convinced by the evi
dence that the five men on trial had any
thing to do with the murder of Dr. Cronin.
During the examination of veniremen at
the afternoon session Clown Kunze crossed
his legs and rolled an unlighted cigar be
tween his jaws. He is getting tired of tbe
delay. He said to-day that he was willing
to risk his chances with a jury composed of
Chinamen. The thirteenth and fourteenth
venires were issued to-day. The State used
one of its peremptories at the afternoon ses
sion. It still has 81 to its credit.
After Making a Tour of the Country He
Will Go to China and Japan.
Washington, September 12. Sir
Edwin Arnold, author of "Light of Asia"
and chief editor of the London Telegraph,
with his daughter, called on President Har
rison to-day, with whom they had a few
moments' pleasant conversation. They left
here this afternoon for Philadelphia and
thence will go to New York for a few days.
He will then go to Boston, which was his
wife's liome.
He will be the guest of the President of
Harvard and will visit other eminent men
of learning, with whom he enjoys an agree
able acquaintance. From New England he
will go across the Continent, probably to
San Francisco. Later he will goto Japan
and China.
A BInrdcr Mystery That Is in n Fair Way
to bo UnraTeleil.
Denveb, September 12. The murderer
of S. Morris Wain, of Haverford, Pa., and
C. H. Strong, of New York, two young
hunters who were murdered in Carbon
county, Wyoming. June 27, 1888, has at
last been discovered in the person of Thomas
O'Brien, who is now serving a terra of 15
years in Canon City penitentiary, for steal
ing horses near Cold Springs.
An effort will be made to have O'Brien
taken to Wyoming and tried lor murder.
The evidence against him is very strong.
John Guian Meets With a Possibly Fatal
Yesterday afternoon a team of horses
driven by John Gugan ran off on West
Main street, Temperanceville. Mr. Gugan
was thrown out and the wheels of the heavy
wagon passed over his chest. His injuries
are internal, and he is lying in a critical
condition at the Mercy Hospital.
Qnllo n Respcctnble .Majority.
Baton Botjge, September 12. The
State Board of Canvassers, consisting of the
Governor, Attorney General and Secretary
of State, met to-day and canvassed the vote
cast for Congressman in the Third district
at the election held September 3. The total
vote cast was 30.256; for Price, 18,761, for
vote cast was 30,25b; lor jrnce, io,n
Minor, 11,495; Price's majority, 7,268,
Sesator ShsrwHt Oave Him tbe Cold Mast
" ' der an the Steamer Coming: Home '
Tho ScwVorher Hoillril and ' '
kept ,UIs Head.
New York,. September 12. At thEe
publican National Convention, which began
in Chicago on June 10, 1888, Mr- John
Sherman! of Ohio, was a frantic candidate
for the nomination for President, as he had
often been years and years before. Mr.
Channcey M. Depew, of New York, was
also a candidate in a good-natured way. In
the wire-pulling of the affair, though, Mr.
Depew bad a strong held on the string that
finally brought Mr Sherman from the crest
nf the hill, and Mr. Sherman has neither
forgotten the-affair nor forgiven the accom
plished gentleman who did it. When, seven
days ago, Mr. Depew climbed over tbe gang
plank of the Inman steamer City of New
York, at Queenstown, to take a homeward
trip, the first person he encountered on the
deck was Mr. Sherman. Mr. Depew smiled
and bowed, but Mr. Sherman would not
have it, and walked away. Mr. Depew
smiled again, but said nothing. He busied
himself caring for Mrs. Depew and his 10-year-old
son, whom, he calls "Buster,"
though that isn't his name. When the ship
was three or four days at sea an entertain
ment was given aboard in aid of the Sea
men's Orphanage and Bine Anchor Society,
of New York, and heading the "Honorary
Committee," as the programme called them,
was tbe Hon. Channcey M. Depew as Chair
man, while the Hon. John' Sherman was
next on the printed list.
It was after this entertainment that Mr.
Sherman and Mr. Depew were thrown to
gether again, and the 600 cabin passengers
who had previously noticed the disinclina
tion of the two statesmen to fraternize, were
pleased to see. them enter into conversation.
They couldn't well help it without exhibit
ing much rudeness, and it was again Mr.
Depew who made the overture. After some
conventionalities the conversation or the
two gentlemen drifted into English politics,
and as to whether the Princess Louise, re
cently married to the Earl of Fife, should
get an increase and her annnity from her
grandma's Government, bnt American poli
tics were scrupulously eschewed. '
After this talk together Mr. Sherman and
Mr. Depew spoke to each other when they
casually met on deck, but there was not any
rapturous or confidential exchange of views.
When tbe vessel was sighted yesterday Mr.
Depew was met by a host ot friends on a
steamer down the bay, but Mr. Sherman
went to the dock and from there to Wash
Colored 'Baptists Tblnk That Pistols Are
Their Only Hope in tbe South An
Appeal to tbe Federal Authori
ties Strone Resolutions.
Indianapolis, September 12. The
National Association of Colored Baptists
began its annnal session in this city to-day.
About 100 delegates are present, represent
ing almost every State in the Union. The
members or the party who were assaulted nt
a small station named Boxley, Ga., while on
their way to attend tbe gathering, appeared
before the meeting in the afternoon and ex
hibited their injuries., Eev. E. K. Lane, of
Savannah, gave a graphic account of the
assault, which stirred the delegates to a
high pitch of excitement, and many ex
pressed themselves as being in favor of ad
vising the Southern brethren to arm them
selves and resist further attacks., Mr.
Spratling, one of the party, appeared before
the meeting with his arm in a sling and
looking very faint and weak. The follow
ing resolutions were nnanimously adopted:
Whereas," The colored Baptists of all this
country are represented In this meeting in this,
the home of our worthy President; and.
Whereas, News comer to us from some of the
Southern States that our oeoDle are being shot
down like dogs orwild beasts at their homes,
in their fields and other places without tbere
bemg any redress for outrages and wrongs per
petrated; therefore, ba it
Besolved. That it Is the duty of this confed
erationras a .Christian bpdjr. to ralso our voice
in uncompromising terms against these out
races. Resolved, further. That this body lay onr
grievance before tbe PresidenCandall tbe Gov
ernors of tbe States where these outrages are
perpetrated, to' ask them for the protection
that belongs to eitizensof the United States.
Resolved, That this convention do now tele
graph said facts and these onr prayers to tbe
President and Attorney General with the wish
for an immediate investigation into tbe brutal
Besolved, That a committee be appointed
from this meeting tu wait in person upon the
President of the United States and the Attor
torney General and present these resolutions.
John Williams, who had been in the
hands of the mob at Boxley, advised that
the colored man must fight when attacked
if they ever expected to be a people.
"Do you know," said he, that one negro
can scare a dozen white people. Carry a
pistol and use it on the slightest pretense."
The entire day was given up to the dis
cussion ot the assault and an immediate re
sort to arms was abont the only suggestion
Tbo Womnn Wbo Wounded ner Nurse
Now Mad at Her Husband.
Mat's Landing, N. J., September 12.
Sheriff Smith E. Johnson has issued sum
mons to the members of the grand jury to
appear at May's Landing on Monday morn
ing to hear testimony and prepare an in
dictment in the case of Mrs. Bobert Kay
Hamilton, charged with mnrderous assault
upon her nurse, 3Irs. Mary Donnelly.
it was thought by many that Kobert Kay
Hamilton would forfeit his 600 bail and
not appear. He will be present Monday
morning prepared to answer any questions.
Mr. Hamilton, looking like a man who has
undergone the severest mental strain, in
company with a friend, arrived here
Tuesday morning. Upon Sheriff Smith's
return he saw Mr. Hamilton and the
two remained in close conversation for some
time. While the Sheriff declined to say
anything about Mr. Hamilton's future
movements, enough was learned to say that
he will not forfeit the $600 bail, but will ap
pear at court.
Mrs. Hamilton, who ha3 during her stay
at May's Landing, occupied the third floor
of tbe'SherifFs quarters, soon learned of her
husband's presence in town. At first she
became greatly excited because he failed to
call on her; but when she sent a message
asking him to call and he refused to ac
knowledge it, she behaved like one bereft of
reason. "She wouldn't allow herself to be
lieve that he was near her and shunning
Mrs. Donnelly, the wounded nurse has
been steadily improving. She will appear
at the trial Monday.
A'CoIorcd Boy Under Arrest for Frnetnrlojr
a Companion's Sknll.
Justice Hyndman committed Charles
Mears, colored, aged 13, to jail in delanlt of
500 bail yesterday, for trial at court on a
charge of aggravated assault and battery.
Mrs. Alice McCabe is the prosecutor.
She alleged that, on August 19, her son
James, a boy ot about the same age as
Mears, got into a dispute with the latter on
Collins avenue,' E st End, in which Mears
hit her son on the head with a beer bottle
and fractured his skull. He was taken to
the West Penn Hospital lor treatment, and
was permitted to leave only a week ago.
A Storekeeper and Two Gangers Fixed In
tho Revenue Serrlee.
Among the appointments made in the
revenue service yesterday were John P.
Holmes, storekeeper; Andrew M. Bobb and
James S. Lauglin, gangers, all in the
Twenty-third "district.
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Hirer Telegrams. 'n4
rsnciAx. tsugrams to xhs onrATes.1
Bbownsvtllx River i feet 3 teefces sMw f
falling. Weather cloady. TfcennoaetOT W at
6 p. k.
Moboaxtow-n River 2 feet 3 ieebes and
stationary. Weather clear. Tbermoseter 89 ,
at 1 p. St. . );j
Tbo Assailants ofBrakemen Cox nndNleoi$ '
Caasht at Coshocton.. -' , '
Hampton Houghton, chief of the Penn
sylvania Railroad detectives,' west jester-
day to Coshocton, O., accompanied by Jessa '
Nichols. The latter was one of the freight
brakemen who was assaulted by tramps at
Wall's station last Friday. Three men were
arrested at Coshocton on Monday for the
shooting of Marshal Hagans.pf that town,
and their descriptions tallied with the
tramps who assaulted Cox and Nichols, '
The brakeman identified the men as his as
sailants. Detective Houghton said that the
tramps bad, on Friday morning, robbed the
hardware store of A. C. Ssitlt & Co.. at
Jeannette. It was because they were anxious
to get away from that neighborhood that
they made so desperate a fight on the train.
The revolvers which tbey nsed on Cex sail
Nichols were stolen from Smith's store. .
Mr. Houghton believes that the prisoners jj
belong to a gang of robbers and highway
men who have for two years been commit-. '
ting depredations in Westmoreland county,
and he thinks they are responsible for tne
murder of a merchant named St. Clair, at s ;
Wilcinsburg, last spring.
Tbe Bladcap Breakers Hnvs Ben Only
Playl'nx After All.
The latest reports from Atlantic City an
nounce the safety of that world renowned
summering place. Some damage has been
done in the way qf washing
away the boardwalk, bnt the resi
dents and visitors are just as well
as they could be. The wires of the Western
Union Telegraph Company are still par
tially down, but some work has been done.
Provisions are said to be, plenty. Tbe Cam
den and Atlantic road started a train over
the track to Philadelphia yesterday morn
ing. It arrived in Philadelphia at noon.
The passengers report that the accounts of
danger are much exaggerated.
LawrcncevIIlo Constables Decide to Wipe
Tbem Ont. -The
constables of Lawrenceville have de
cided that the "speak-easies" must go. Miss
Bertie Griffith, of Winebiddle street,
charges her stepmother with selling liquor
without license. The same charge i prS-;j,
ferred against James Acor, of the'jtlgKr J
tefenth ward. John Knour also had a hear- '
ing yesterday for working the Sunday bust- '
ness and selling to habitual drunkards.
BEATS tho World. It Is the Best
The BEST for Men's Boots
" Ladles'
" " Children's"
Onct a mtkfor sa'i booit and mu a vumAar
" vtmen'l U ampU for perfect rental It mskss the
handsomest and most durable pohsh yon erer ssw.
Yon dont hays to groan and sweat with s black
me brnfh. Be vrtse and try it. Because rots
grandfather worked hard Is no reason you should
not rpare yourself this wcrae than nselets labor.
Sold by Grocers. Druggists, and Shoe Dealers.
WOLFF & RANDOLPH, phiupeipku.
A nne, large crayon portrait S3 0; see then
before ordering elsewhere. Cabinets. V and
U 50 per dozen. PROMT! DELIVERY.
ApoUinaris. Bedford, Poland, Salo
taris. Strontt ftinfnfrt KnrndeL
WATER iMrlgr Vi"'Bafla,-
SIXTH AVENUE, jalf 69-arwT
Pears' Soap
(Scented and Unsnented)
of HONQURyy jr"
wfoCX uuia
sPaV &?s uceeos ,bo-mo
Vy iaigypouKDs per mi
jf mo marwHtBE
btatzs. nsioSiSqnAase msr uthet.
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