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A-REVIEW OF SPORTS,
Opinions Abont the Eesult of
the Pennant Eace.
TflEHOMETEAM'SDEFEATS.
An Important Cause for Them Pointed
Out by Fred Dnnlap.
THE LEAGUE'S ALLEGED EIVAL.
Seasons Whj the Players Should Eemain
VThere They Are.
fe'SOlIE GOSSIP ABOUT THE PUGILISTS
The baseball championship season of
18S9 is over, and if ew York has iron one of
the most remarkable and exciting contests
there has ever been for the National League
pennant. It mar be years before such an
other finish is seen, and, doubtless, that just
concluded will be remembered by all base
ball historians. The New Yorks have iron
a noble victory, and won it on its merits.
They deserve all credit In this connection
I may be permitted to modestly remind
readers of The Dispatch that I have
steadfastly plumped for the Hew Yorks
since tbe season opened. Even when they
were away down the list, and when it
needed nerve to predict the Giants' final
success, I stood them to win. There are
qualities abont second-time pennant win
ners that make them extremely formidable.
Boston at one time had a long
lead, but that vim and accomplished
m ork which hare characterized the Giants soon
told its tale. Steadilr but surely they forced
ahead, and hare won what is theirs by merit.
True, Boston has given them a very hot argu
ment, indeed, and for this Clarkson is almost
entirely responsible. He has proren himself
to be a wonderful pitcher, and it is a thousand
pities, as far as he is concerned, that be is not
on the winning side. It may be argued that
the lack of pitchers was a factor In the defeat
of Boston. All that I hare to say in reply to
this is: Could the Bostons hare secured a
pitcher who would hare done better than
Clarkson ever since ho commenced to pitch al
most dailj ? Until this is answered affirmative
ly the excuse in question is worthless. I don't
think that anybody will for a moment attempt
to try to prore that better work than
Clarkson's could hare been done. On
an average Clarkson has done stead
ier work lately than either Keefe
or Welch. However, 1 bare always maintained
during the last two seasons that tbe New
Yorks, as a team, is the best team in tbe coun
try. Once more they have demonstrated that
fact. Another remarkable feature in the race
is tbe close finish between the Clerelands and
Pittsburgs. Tbe former bare finally been com
pelled to play second fiddle to the Pittsburg
delegation, and they haTe cone down in a Tery
desperate struggle, indeed. I don't think there
is a team in the League deserving of more
credit than the Clerelands. From first to last
their work has been remarkable, considering
tbat this is their first season in the League.
Lately when all clubs bare been at their best
the Clerelands hare kept us all guessing, and
the games they have lost by one run tells how
heroically they hare fought. Tbe lead of
Pittsbure over Cleveland at the finish is really
so small that one can hardly muster nerve
enough to blow about it.
The Local Tenm.
K ow that the championship season is Orcr it
may not be out of place to say a few words
about tbe local team. Probably tbere is not a
team in the country that has been more disap
pointing than hare the players of the Pittsburg
aggregation. As has been stated time and
time again, they started tbe season amid the
applause and admiration of almost all tbe base
ball world. According to all authorities their
prospects were as bright as a summer's sun.
However, before they had fairly gotten started
they collapsed, and tbey hare remained so until
now. Tbere must be a cause for this, or else
there is no truth whatever in tbe old argument
of cause and effect. Tbere is a cause, and lam
inclined to think that .Messrs. Rowe and Dun-
lap stated that cause rery forcibly to me some
time ago. Ounlap, during a conversation,
frankly stated that not a man in tbe
team was in condition to start the sea
son. It was weeks before any of the players
got into anything like reasonable shape to play
and some bare never been in fit condition dur
ing tbe season. Now, if anybody should know
about matters of this kind tbat person is Fred
Dunlap, because be was captain when the sea
son opened and remained so for a lone time.
Well, now, if this is or has been tbe cause of so
much disaster and disappointment why can't it
be remedied? Tbere may, of course, have been
other causes, but I am firmly conrinced tnat
tbe one in question has been the primary one.
It is not impossible to remove it before another
championship struggle commences. If ever
Pittsburg is to have the League pennant
money must be spent iii no niggardly way. No
man is prepared in first -class style to win some
big event without extra expense, and the same
rule applies to a baseball team. I look upon
money spent on training players as an mi e&t
snent rather than an item of expense. Tbe les
sons of this season may teach some important
truths.
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Tbo League's Rival.
Nothing more definite has been said about
tbe alleged Brotherhood scheme during tbe
week, although tbere has been considerable
talk about tbe question. As far as any tan
gible evidence ot any serious intention on tbe
part of the League is concerned we are just
where we were at the beginning. President J.
21. Ward, of tbe Brotherhood, has been in the
city daring the week, and he maintained a
notable silence on tbe subject, beveral of the
business men whose names hare been con
ceded with the alleged gigantic scheme have
denied all connection with it, and so the matter
stands. However, Mr. "Ward, while here, made
one rery important statement, and that was to
tbo effect that if the grievances of which the
players complain are remedied there will be no
attempt on tbe part of the players to wreck the
League. Tuis really ought to be consoling to
those magnates who have so many thousands
invested in tbe business. If tbey will only
travel in a righteous path their salvation is at
band. What more cheering assurance could
they require than that of Johnny Ward?
Surely the magnates ought to be thankful.
However, it seems as if a rery im
portant fact was being lost sight
of. The ruination of tbe League means ruin
ation for tbe players. I am aware tbat some
people will not indorse this opinion, but it is as
true as tbe fact that we live. If the players
wreck the League, they'll kill the goose that
lays tbe golden egg, and, indeed, it is supply
ing golden eggs without stint to the very
Dlayers who are kicking most. Tbe National
League as we know it to-day is tbe result of
enormous cost and labor and remarkable busi
ness ingenuity. It has not sprung up in a night
like Jonah's gonrd. but it has taken years to
buil I and establish it. It is cow a powerful and
influential organization, and, generally speak
ing, managed by some oF the best business
men in America. Will anybody, then,
tell me tbat the plavers or
anybody else can replace it with anvthing that
v ill be of greater service to the players? Will
all of these "wealthy" people who are crying
aloud about tbe slavery of baseball plavers give
tbe cse of their capital for nothing of next to
nothing? To bear tbe various rumors one would
almost imagine tbatdozens of millionaires were
prepared to donate millions of dollars for the
special benefit of tbe poor baseball plavers who
receive no more than $100 or 8200 per week. If
these business men bave the betterment of
workers for wages or salaries at hart, I ren
ture to say that they'll find plenty to keep them
busy if they look at home. In this instance the
old prorerb, "Chanty begins at home,"isyery
appropriate.
There Are Grievances.
. However there are grievances under which
the players labor, and which I think will be
remedied. Tbe loudest complaints seem to be
about tbe classification and reserve rules, and,
doubtless, the League will be prepared to deal
with both, but whether one or both of them
will be modified or abolished is another ques
tion. Headers of these reviews well know that
from the very first day the classification rule
was adopted I hare steadfastly opposed It. Al
most everybody was lauding it to tbe skies be
fore it was anything like currently understood.
It object was all right, and tbe ma
jority of people seemed to see no fur
ther Into it. However. I argued that
the rule was based on principles that could
not operate successfully because they were un
sound and opposed to the common business
principles or everyday life. However,
since last spring almost all a' thonties
bare become conrinced that the rule is not a
ood one. To hare it changed or modified will
e as beneficial to the magnates as to tbe
players. The reserre rule is quite another
matter, bowerer, and I fear that if it is a griev
ance in principle to the players it will still hare
to stay. There is one interesting truism that
has been bequeathed to us by the late Professor
Jerous, viz., that we must deal with human
nature as it is, not as it ought to be. The ques
tion then is: What would baseball organiza
tions be without a reserre rule? In my estima
tion ot it tbey would be like as many
ships in a storm at sea without a
helm. I am aware that considerable
stress has been laid on the fact that
in the theatrical business actors and actresses
are not reserved from year to year. Howerer.
those who use this as an argument should
remember that there is no analogy between
the theatrical and baseball business in this
connection. Theatrical companies do cot con
test against earn other as do ball clubs, and it
entirely is the evenness of the contests that
keeps baseball alive! How would it be, then,
if one or two clubs were allowed to buy ud all
the star players in thecountrv? I fancy a rery
lamentable result. Whatever may be tbe
shortcomings or alleged oppressions of the
principle of the reserve rule I fear it will have
to Stav. or if it does not thnre will be a collanse.
It may be modified, ana probably will be.
Comlskey's Price.
There really Is something extraordinary
about base ball in more wajs than one. If
newspaper reports are true the Athletic club
directors, of Philadelphia, bare offered 215,000
for Captain Comiskey, of tbe St. Louis club
that is $15,000 have been offered for his ser
vices. However, Von der Ahe evidently thinks
that Comiskey is indispensable to the existence
of his team, and refuses the offer. The offer of
such a large sum for the services of one player
opens np the question. Is there a bail player in
tbe country worth $15,000? Of course the
utility of a man or article may be greater to
one person than another, but as far as practical
results are concerned, I don't see how either
Comiskey or any other player pos
sesses qualities worth 515,000. But there is
another feature. Does not these enormous
prices Tor players indirectly operate to the dis
advantage of less prominent but often just as
useful players? I think they do. Snppose a
club pays 515,000 for a player. That amount
has to be made up in some way, and most as
suredly one of the ways will be, and has been,
to keep down tbe salaries ot players. I am
mindlul that some will sav tho "star" will at
tract lots of additional receipts. "Wbenaplajer
attracts $15,000 worth and also as much as the
worth of his salary, I'll be convinced.
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Association Affairs.
Among the many things that we may look for
in the immediate future is a very stormy meet
ing of tbe American Association. It seems
that Mr. Wikoffs official days are cumbered,
and that be is in the hands of his Philistines;
indeed, it is rumored that he has made up his
mind to resign tbe Presidency of the Associa
tion. This resolve has undoubtedly been hast
ened by the 'crusher" that Byrne and his
friends received at the recent Association di
rectors' meeting. It has been generally under
stood for some time that Wikoff was only tbe
teflex of Mr. Byrne, and the peremptory
manner in which the former ruled or
decided in tbe late St. Louis-Brooklyn
dispute at Brooklyn brought the tumultous
state ot things in the Association nearer a
climax. Then Wikoff was Byrne's friend, but
now it seems that Mr. Byrne is even prepared
to assist in the Jeposition of his friend, for tbo
Brooklyn President cow says that be has no
objection against Mr. Kranthoff, of Kansas
City, being President. Well, the presidental
contest will be one stormy featnrc of tbe meet
ing, and tbe storm will be aggravated by tbe
101 quarrels and squabbles tbat hare been
going on from time to time among the Asso
ciation magnates. AH this is to be regretted,
ana will only hasten a state of things that may
culminate in the utter destruction of the
Association. Pm sure we would all regret that
rery much.
O'Connor's Return.
One of the interesting events of the week has
been tbe return of William O'Connor, the
sculler, from England. Ho returns, of course,
defeated, but not disgraced by any means. He
rowed a good, honest race, and was, as far as
I'm able to judge, beaten by a better man. Bnt
O'Connor does not think as I do. He is of
opinion that he can defeat Searle. and states
that if the latter will come to America he can
get a race for $5,000 or $10,000 a side. It is pleas
ing to find O'Connor still so confident in his
own superiority, that is, assuming be is speak
ing what be honestly believes to be true. But
it would seem strange if O'Connor returned
and frankly stated tbat he was beaten by a
better rower. When Jimmio Hamil was beaten
by Harry Kelly so easily, Jimmy still ex
pressed the oninion that he was the better man.
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Canadian, and even William Elliott ran away
with the idea tbat if be "was in a little better
condition" he could beat Hanlan. Elliott had
this notion, or at least expressed it, even after
Hanlan paddled nearly four miles in front of
him. It is rery rare, indeed, that we meet a
defeated man who has not an excuse which on
tbe face of it seems plausible enough to ac
count for defeat. O'Connor thinks be was
overtrained. When it is considered that Searle
began to overhaul and leave the Toronto man
as soon as he. Searle, got down to his "long
swing," the "orertrained" idea is not a rery
forcible one. O'Connor must indeed have
been fearfully overtrained if orertrainlne
caused him to succumb the lead as early
in tbe race as he did. O'Connor also com
plains about Searle's rough and "uncultured"
style of rowing; but as I understand matters,
Searle's great object, like O'Connor's, is to get
speed and keep it up. Good style or bad style
Searle certainly did this in a most extraordi
nary way; much faster than O'Connor. After
all, that style is best for a man by u hich he can
make most headway. I don't say this to de
preciate good style of rowing, but I say it be
cause one man may bare a style natural to
himself, though it maybe ungainly to tbe eye.
Any other style would not be so useful to him.
It seems to me that tbe extraordinary reacn of
bearle is tbe very thing that makes him so for
midable. That reach outweigbs all of his other
shortcomings. Harry Kelly couldn't possibly
have rowed a race in an ungainly style no more
than Hanlan can, w bile Tom Blackman got
remarkable speed on his boat by a very clumsy
effort. I once knew a rery speedy and promis
ing rower named Finnegan. who could show
extraordinary speed, and erery stroke he
Eulled he seemed in danger of falling out of his
oat. The style that is most natural to a man
is generally the one that is best for him. At
any rate, Searle with his unaccomplished
method is the best rower we know of.
About tbe Pugilists.
It is some time since things were so quiet in
tbe pugilistic .world as tbey have been this
week. There even has not been much talking
done and tbere are indications that pugilism
and boxing are rapidly on the wane in this
country. Nothing definite has been heard
from La Blanche regarding Fogarty's chal
lenge and nobody need be surprised at that.
La Blanche, as I previously pointed out, is
victor now; he is Dempsey's ranquisher and he
states tbat be is in no hnrry to fight again.
A contest for the middleweight championship
may, therefore, not be expected for some
time. But, I often wonder tbat amid all tbo
contests at San Francisco tbere is not one
between Jack McAuliffe and Meyer. Tbere is
an unsettled question of superiority between
these two lightweights. Some time ago,
as we all know, they were very well paid
for showing the public how not to fight.
After the affair tbey had much to say
about their respective abilities but never
entered tbe ring. If tbey would go to San
Francisco I feel certain tbat tbey would get
excellent inducements to flebt for the cham
pionship. They would hare to fight there and
they know it. That may have some effect on
them and their managers. Sullivan is, accord
ing to bis latest statement, busily engaged pre
paring for a tour throughout the country with
an athletic and boxinc combination. Doubtless
John expects to reap big rewards, but be may
be disappointed. It may be that all tbe enthu
siasm and extraordinary interest in pugilism
that was created by tbe late fight for tbe cham
pionship has subsided. Sulliran has done his
best to kill it; so much so tbat the public will
not place much reliance on him. It is also cer
tain tbat boxing will be stopped in many of tbe
principal cities and this will be a blow to bis
show. Howerer, after the tour is erer, whether
it lasts as far as intended or not, we may not tie
surprised if we learn that John 1 is entirely
done with ring contests. In the meantime,
howerer, we will have to look across tbe Atlan
tic for pugilistic contests and I expect tbat be
fore tbe newyearamres there will be a definite
and business-like challenge for Sullivan. It
seems certain that the victor of tbat trio
Smith, Jackson and Slarln will be eager to
tackle anybody, in tbe hope of reaching the
topmost rung of tbe ladder in their business. I
hare strong presentments tbat Jackson will be
tbe man. Ot course, there is nothing definite
yet to leaa one to any conclusions. However,
even If Jackson does defeat Smith in their
glove contest, I don't think that tbe Smith
party will be satisfied with that. Jackson in a
glove fight may be one man, and Jackson in a
it-foot ring on tbe turf may be quite another.
If Jackson should turn out to be the champion
of tbe three big men cow In England, then
Sullivan will hare no scruples in declining to
fight Jackson. Already Snlllran has declared
that be will cot meet a colored man, and an in
teresting controversy will ensue if Jackson
should claim the championship.
PlttNOLE.
Come and see what money will do at the
great closing out sale at Schoenthal's, 612
Penn are.
DID THE BOSTONS UP.
The Home Team Play Ball and Step
to Fifth.
NEW I0RK GETS THE PENNANT.
Old Sport Galvin Does Some Great Work
in the Box.
CHICAGO FINISHES IN THIRD PLACE.
Brooklyn is Beaten and tbe St. Louis Browns Win
a Game.
Yesterday was a great baseball day. The
home team beat Boston and went tip to fifth
place. New York won the pennant and
Chicago finished third. The Association
race is beginning to be exciting.
"Well, it was a good 'an for the last, and
doubtless Boston will remember it Prob
ably there has never been a more excited
crowd in Becreation Park to witness a ball
game as that of yesterday. It was the final
event of the championship season, and on
its result depended some very important
issues. Bnt whatever chance Boston had of
getting the pennant was totally extinguished
by the local delegation of players who faced
them. To use an old phrase, tbe Bostons were
never in the hunt, and their defeat was a real
crusher. It not only settled all of Boston's
pretensions to the championship, but lifted the
home team into fifth place. Results like that
in one day are surely significant enough to be
remembered.
At any time there is mnch to be prond of in
defeating the Bostons. They are big and
rugged fellows, who invariably commit whole
sale slauehter among those who are less power
ful than themselves.
BEMEMBEBED OLD SORES.
They haTe, during the present season, treated
the home team in a most unmerciful manner,
and doubtless memories of this treatment
spurred the homo representatives to do the
Bostons yesterday or die. Important as tbe
home club's victory was, however, as things
tnrned out, it was not needed to blight tbe Bos
tons' pennant prospects. The New Yorks also
won, and that clinched the affair. That settled
all possibility ot protests about tho alleged il
legal game between New York and Philadel
phia, which tbe former won. The New Yorks
can throw that game out and still hare the
pennant.
There were between 4,000 and 5,000 people in
the park to see the last contest and enthusiasm,
it is safe to say, tbat fully 20,000 were rep
resented. The weather was warmer than it
has been all week, but huge black clouds hov
ered overhead all afternoon and rain threat
ened strongly during the latter part of the
game; indeed it was so dark that tbere were loud
demands to call the game at the end of tbe
eighth inning. Umpire Powers, however, very
wisely continued tbe contest to its legitimate
end.
SOME GOOD PLAYING.
As far as tbe home players were concerned
the game was a bnlliant one. Tbey nerer
played with more energy, carefulness and abil
ity this season. Thestrongestcine were on tbe
field and they cerer made a mistake. Bowe,
Dunlap and Beckley fielded to perfection and
the outfield couldn't be surpassed. Without
doubt, tbe entire cine were out for tbe stuff.
And Old Sport Oalrin was there as gay and J
chipper as a youth just starting out on bis vaca
tion. Jeems pitched with a vengeance, and the
"Only Kel" was the only Bostonian that could
get near the old man's deliverr. Out of the fire
hits made by tbe entire nine Kelly made three
of them. Jimmy was in form, and no mistake.
The Bostons played a poor game, in fact their
performance seemed to indicate that some of
them were very shaky because of the import
ance of the occasion. "Pop" Smith made two
very bad breaks. Nash, Kelly and Qulnn also
contributed to tbe error column. Ibelr com
bined efforts resulted in placing tbe home play
ers so far ahead that tbe game became one
sided. However, there was always a possibility
of tbe big sluggers from the East letting loose
and knocking tbe covers off several balls. Tbis
kept the crowd on the anxious seat. But the
big bitters did not do any damage and all went
merrily. '
CLABKSOX DID WELL.
Clarkson pitched a splendid game, although
be was wilder than usual. He gave five men
their bases on balls and tbat Is pot customary
with him. He had the sympathy of the crowd
with him because of his recent extraordinarv
work, and he was occasionally cheered. How
erer, it was evident that the crowd was almost
entirely for the New Yorks, for when the New
York-Cleveland score was announced showing
tbe former to be winninz, a loud cheer went up.
The first inning settled tbe game, as tbe home
players made more runs at tbat early stage
than the visitors obtained during tbe entire
game. It was a merry inning for tbe home
team and seemed to inspire everybody with a
certainty of victory.
STARTED TO SCORE.
Carroll led off and got first because of four
bad balls being pitched. Howe then knocked
the ball over tbe second baseman's head and it
dropped right in the midst of Johnston.
Kelly and Quinn. As a result Bowe made two
bases on his hit, Carroll going to third. Beck
ley then knocked a grounder to Quinn, who
threw the runner out at first, but Carroll scored
on the play, Bowe reaching third. Miller came
next and banged tbe ball splendidly into center
field for a base, and Rowe scored. White sus
tained the fun by knocking a grounder to Pop
Smith, who fumbled the ball, and the Deacon
was safe. Miller reaching third. White stole
second and then Fields knocked up a foul fly,
wbicn Bennett caught. Hanlon knocked a
grounder to Smith, and the latter made a wild
throw to first, Hanlon being safe and Miller
scoring on the error. This was jolly, and tbe
yells and shouts can be better imagined than
described. Dunlap, however, ended tbe inn
ing by knocking the ball to Brouthers.
STILL GETTING ETJNS.
The third inning, after White was out. Fields
got his base on balls, and got around to third
on Hanlon's single to right, Dunlap then
went to tbe plate, and a foul tip from bis bat
split Bennett's finger. He retired from the
game, Kelly coming in to catch and Brown
going to right field. Dunlap went out from
Clarkson to Brouthers, ana a muffed throw by
Kelly allowed Fields to score. Oalrin struck
out, retiring tbe side.
In the fifth inning there was more run get
ting, owing to mistakes and hittinir. White
led off and cot his base on balls. Fields then
reached first on a fumble by Nash, but tbe hit
would hare sent White to second bad the field
ing been perfect, Hanlon knocked a fly to
Johnston ana tbe latter caught it in bis usual
brilliant style. Dunlap came next and thumped
the ball to tbe right field fence, sending in
White and Fields. Dunny tried to make third
on tbe bit but was put out. Galvin again re
tired the side, going out at first. That ended the
rnn getting for the home club.
The risitors made their only run in the sixth
inning. Kelly led off with a two-bagger to left
field and sacrifices by Nasb and Brouthers sent
him borne. In tbe next three innings tbe risi
tors went out in order and thus ended tbe last
championship game of the season at Pittsburg.
Following is the score:
FITTSBCKGSR B P A. E
BOSTONS. B B P A X
Carroll, c... 1 1
ituwe.8 1 2
Becklev. 1... 0 0
Miller, r..... 1 1
White, 3..... 1 0
fields, 1 2 0
Hanlon, m,. 0 J
Dunlap, 2... 0 1
Galvin, p.... 0 0
5 0 0 Kichnrdsonl 0
0 4u Kellr. r&c.. i
SOU Nasli. i. 0
4 0 0 Brouthers, 1. 0
0 0 0 Johnston, in 0
6 0 0, Qulnn, 2.... 0
2 0 0 Smith 0
3 2 0' Bennett, c 0
0 1 OiClarkson, p. 0
Browner.... 0
0 2
3 3
1 2
0 12
0 4
t 1
0 0
0 1
0 O
0 2
aoiais .... 00S7V ,
Totals 1 S27U 5
Pittsburg! 3 0 10 2 0 0 0
Bostons 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Ksrnwl rntm PltfRhnrcR. l:Bostons. 1.
o 6
0-1
Two-base hits Carroll, Kowe, Dunlap. Kelly 2.
Total bases on hlts-l'ittsDurps, 9; Bostons, 7.
Sacrifice blu Beckley. Fields, Dunlap, Mash,
Brouthers.
Stolen bases White, Hanlon. Kelly.
First base on errors-Pittsburgs, 4.
First base on balls-Carroll z, Miller, White,
Fields, Nash.
Struck ont-Whlte, Galrln, Smith, Bennett,
Brown.
Passed ball Carroll.
Left on bases Pittsburgh 8: Bostons, 5.
Time of jrsme One hour and 40 minutes.
Umpire Powers.
THREE SriMIGHT.
Tbe Boosters Again Dcfent tbe Senators hi
Easy Style.
INDIAKAFOLIS, October 6. The Hoosters
batted young Keefe at will to-day and conse
quently ended the season by taking the third
straight game from the Senators. Busle was
wild, but received fine support. Weckbecker.
j of Burlington, caught the first two innings anp
then retired on account of an injured finzer.
Weather cold and attendance'small. Score:
IXBl'FOLIS. B B r X XlWASn'TOX, BJftt
Beery, I i i
Andrews, m. 2 0
Hines, 1 4 3
Denny, s.... 3 4
Buckler. 3.33
J. Irwin, 3.
Hoy, m
Wllmot, 1...
Wise. 2.....
Mack, r. ....
Clarke, ...
Daly. 1
Kiddle, c...
We'kb'k'r.c 0
flommers.c. I
McUeachyi r 0
Basse tt, 2.... 0
Kusle, p .... 0
Keefe, p ...
Totals t 9 24 9 6
Totals IS 19 24 8 I
Indianapolis 5 0 0 4 2 0 4 0-IS
Vi ashlngtons 5 00000106
Earned rnns Indianapolis. 8; Washington, 1.
Two-base hlts-Hlnes, 2: Daly. I.
Three-base hlt-'rt lse.
Home runs-Buckley, Denny.
Sacrifice hlts-Bassctt, 2: Wllmot, Clark, 2.
Double play Denny to Bassett to Bines.
First base on balls Bv Kusle, 8: by Keefe, 3,
Struck out-By Kusle, 7: by Keefe, 4.
Passed balls -V eckbecker. 3.
Time of game One hour and 45 minutes.
Umpire Knight.
GRATIFIED CLEVELAND.
New York's Victory Plensca the Babies and
Tbelr Friends.
Cleveland, 0., October 5. Abont
3,000 people filled a portion of tbe seats
at League Park this afternoon in, spite of the
cold weather to see tbe outcome of the great
Leagtle race. Keefe pitched for New York
and Gruber for Cleveland. Each man did great
work, but the supremacy of tho Giants as hard
hitters won them the game. The New Yorks
began scoring in the first inning. Gore was
given his base on balls and Tiernan followed
with a terrific drive over Badford's head for
four bases, both men scoring. In the fourth
the Giants got another run. Bichardson went
out to Faatz and Connor followed with a single.
O'Bourke hit to Tebeau, and the latter hesi
tated slightly before throwing and then let tbe
ball drive wide to Faatz Whitney nearly
knocked ember's foot off with the ball, but
was thrown out, while Connor scored. Cleye
land scored two in the fifth on Faatz's single,
Sutcliffe's base on balls, amber's sacrifice and
Badford's two-base hit.
New Yorks scored in the sixth on hits by
Richardon and Connor, and O'Konrke sacri
ficed. Cleveland's last run was dne to a
fumble by Bichardson, Faatz'a hit by pitcher
and Sutcliffe's long sacrifice fly.
Tho champions left for New York at 8.25 to
night via tbe Erie road. Huge banners
decorate their special car, and they expect to
reach tbe metropolis abont 4 p. M. to-morrow.
Score:
CLIVILA'D 11 D P A IINEWTOBKS. B B P A E
KadTord, r.
Strieker, 2..
McKean.8..
Twitch'1,1..
Tebeau, 3...
Gllka, m...
Faatz, 1....
Sutcllffe, c
Gruber, p.. .
Gore, m 1
13 0
12 0
0 13
0 6 1
Tiernan, r. z
Ward, s..... 0
Ewicg. c... 0
1 3
0 2
110
0 3
0 0
'Klch'dson,:. 1
1 2
Connor, 1... 1 2 11
U'Kourke, 1. 0 1 2
Whitney, 3. 0 1 1
Keefe, p 0 0 0
Totals "i 7 2712 1
Total J .
3 6 2413 4
Clerelands 0 0002000 1-3
.New rorks 2 0011100 '5
Earned runs-Clerelands. 1; New rorks, 2.
Two-base hits KadTord, Twltcbell.
Sacrifice hlts-btrlcker. Tebeau, Sutcllffe, Gru
ber, Ewing, U'Kourke, Whitney.
Home run -Tiernan.
Stolen base Tiernan
Double plays-Rlcbardson, Ward and Connor.
First base on balls Cleveland. 3; New Yorks, 4.
Hit by pitched ball-Fasts, Whitney.
btruck out Clevelands, S; New Yorks. 3.
Time of game One hour and 39 minutes.
Umpire Lynch.
CHICAGOS FINISH THIRD.
Anson'a Tenm Bents the Phllllea In Their
' Lnst Game.
Chicago, October 5. Tho League season
ended to-day by Chicago beating the Quakers
in a finely contested game. It was a pitchers'
contest, Hutchinson keeping bis hits well
scattered, wbile Chicago bunched theirs in the
sixth, and, with a fumble by Thompson, won
the game. This pats Chicago in third place.
A beautiful running catch by Delehanty in the
fifth was tbe prettiest feature of the game. At
tendance. 2,500. Score:
fhilas. b Brnl chioaoos- b b r a x
Deleh'ty. 1.. 0
Myers. 2 0
Fogarty. m. 1
Thompson, 1 1
Ryan, m.. 1
Van Halt' n, 1 1
Dnffr. r 0
1 3
0 2
1 2
0 0
0 0
Tener. 1 1 0 10
Mulvev. 3.
rrerrer, z.. o 1 4
Clements, c.
Sanders, p...
Farrar, 1....
Hallman. ..
WlU'mson, 0
Burns, 3. ... 0
Darlinr. c. 0
0 1
0 0
0 S
1 0
211
0 0
H'tch'son, p 0
Totals.
2 6 24 12 1
Totals.
.3 4 27 13 1
Phlladelphlss 0 000000022
Chicago 0 0000300' 3
Earned run s Chlcagos, 2; i'hlladelphlas, 2.
Two-base hit Mulvey.
Sacrifice hit-Clements.
Stolen bases-Duffy, Pfeffer, Mulvey, Fogarty,
Hallman, Thompson.
First base on balls By Sanders, 2; by Hutchin
son, l.
Struck oat By Hutchinson. 3: br Sanders. 2.
Time of game One bour and IS minutes.
Umpire McQuald.
bhortest game on record.
MAKING MERRY.
The New Yorks Make the Corks Fly nl
Cleveland.
Cleveland, October 5. The New York
ball players were in an exceedingly happy
frame of mind to-night, and corks were drawn
at tbe Hollenden Hotel in great numbers. Tbe
pennant belongs to them, and persons residing,
aiong me juie xiauroaa win ail know it, too,
before another sunset, for the Giants started
home at midnight in a special car on wbich was
a banner bearing tbe words, "The New Yorks:
Winners of the National League Pennant."
The train bearing them will draw up in New
York City to-morrow afternoon at i o'clock.
Tbis morning the weather was threatening,
and the man at tbe Signal station predicted
rain. Tbo clouds hung low all day, and gave
promise of emptying tbelr contents at any mo
ment. However, no rain fell, acd at 3 o'clock,
when game was called by tbe nmpire, 3,000
spectators were present to see tbe final struggle
of tbe season. Keefe pitched for tbe Champ
ions, and was bit hard, but none of the Cleve
lands were lucky. The New York infield was
like a stone wall, and wbat appeared at first to
be a base hit was easily gathered in and the
runner put out at first base. The Giants did
not make an error untlftbe ninth Inning, when
Dan Bichardson muffed a grounder from
Gilks' bat, and that was tbe only bad play they
made during tbe game. Both clubs did their
best, Tbe game was in doubt until the last
Clevelander was declared out, and "Buck"
Ewing said tbat he was not sure of the pennant
until the contest was over.
The ticore board showed that Boston was
losing at Pittsburg, but tbat only made tbe
Giants play all tbe harder. To-night tbe cham
pions received many telegrams of "congratula
tion. One came lrom tbo Boston club, and
others from enthusiasts in New-York, Chicago
and Pittsburg. A number of actors were also
beard from. Tbe scene at the Hollenden to
night was a rery lively one, and every New
Yorker in town was exceedingly inflated in the
region of the head.
How They Finished.
' The following table shows how the League
clubs stood at tbe finish of the season, and
doubtless it will be studied with exceeding in
terest by all interested in baseball. The records
show how keen and desperate the finish of the
race has been. The first six clubs fougbt for
positions until the last game. Tbe table further
shows how many games tho clubs bare won
f rbm each other, and in this respect Pittsbure
has a tolerably fair showing:
ZZ j5 2 8
clubs. ss-58s : h
" : : E T ? 2
;:: :
New Yorks - 1 13 12 12 14 13 13 "5 Ik9
Bostons..... 8 10 13 10 12 II) 4 f,Z .643
Chleajros 0 7 8 10 11 n 12 67 .503
I'hlladelphlas 7 6 10 9 9 13 9 e? 4B3
Pittsburps , 7 3 9 913 10 10 61 .42
Clevelands 4 8 9 10 7 9 14 61.453
Indianapolis 7 10 7 4 10 10 11 50 -4u
Washlngtous 5 5 7 7 7 3 7 41.331
Games lost 43 45 C5 64 71 72 75 83 Sli
They Get Ihe Monry Anyhow.
Boston, October 5. The Globe, which re
cently offered to dlride $1,000 among the play.
ersof the Boston Baseball Club if they suc
ceeded in winning the championship this year
telegraphed the club at Pittsburg to-night that
in appreciation of their efforts to win. the $1,000
will be divided the same as it would hare been
had they won tbe pennant.
A Homo Victory.
ISrECTAL TELIORAM To THS DISPATCH.1
KrrTAjrNESG, Pa October a To-day ended
the basebaU season at this place. Tbe final
game was played between "the J. B. Kennedy
and tbe Leechburg clubs, resulting in a vic
tory for tbe borne team br a score of 16 to 6.
Tbe features were the batting work of Reese
and Johnston, and the patting of Biehlforthe
home club.
Martin Claims the Title.
John Martin, the local amateur (culler,
states that, despite the talk of several alleged
amateurs, be still claims the title of champion
amateur sculler of Western Pennsylvania, and
will be prepared to defend that title when the
proper season arrives.
USSOCIAPIOK GAMES;1
Chamberlain Again on Deck nnd Wins
for tbe Browas Cincinnati Easily
Beats ' Louisville Baldwin's
Wild Pitching Favors
the Baltimore.
St. Loots, October 5, Chamberlain made
his reappearance in the box at Sportsman Park
to-day. and the way in which he pitched showed
that he had lost none of his cunning. He also
showed up strong at the bat, making three
slashing safe drives, one a two-bagger. Conway
puzzled the Browns for the first three innings,
but after tbat was hit hard and often. The
game was marked by free hitting and fine
fielding. Score:
bt. Louis 0 00 501100-7
Kansas Cltvs 0 000010102
Base hlts-bU Louis. 13: Kansas Cltys, 7.
Errors-SL Louis, 4; Kansas Cltys, S.
Earned runs St. Louis, S.
Two-base hits-O'Neil. Fuller, Chamberlain,
Hamilton.
Btruck out-By Chamberlain, 5; by Conway, 2.
Umplre-Hecker.
BALDWIN WAS WILD.
He Gave tho Baltimore! a Victory and
Downed Columbus.
Baltmobe, October a The Baltlmores won
the game to-day through Baldwin's wildness.
The visitors did the better batting, bnt usually
alter chances had been offered to retire tbe
side. But six innings were played, owing to
darkness. Attendance 970. Score:
Baltlmores S 10 10 4-U
Columbus 0 3 3 0 1 310
Base bits Baltlmoi-es, 8; Columbus, 10.
Errors Baltlmores, 6; Columbus, 4.
Earned runs Baltlmores, S: Columbus, 2.
Two-base blts-Shlndlc, Mack, Crooks,
Three-base hlt-Urlffln.
Home runs Tucker, Esterday.
Struck out--Br Kllroy, 2: by Baldwin, 5.
Passed balls O'Connor, 2.
,Wlld pltches-Kilroy, 1; Baldwin, 1.
Umpire Kerlns.
WENT TO PIECES.
The Colonels Collapse miserably and the
Reds Win.
CrNCENATl, October 5. To-day's game be
tween the Cinclnnatis and Lonisritles was a
pitchers' battle up to the eighth inning, when
the visitors went to pieces and allowed the
Beds to score tour runs. Beilly's home rnn hit
and the fielding of Holliday and Tomney were
the features. Attendance 700. Score:
Cinclnnatis a 0100104 2-8
Loulsvlllei o 00001000-1
Base blts-Clnclnnatls, 8; Loulsvilles, S.
Errors Cincinnati, 2; Loulsvilles, 4.
Earned runs Cinclnnatis, S; Loulsvilles, 1.
Two-base hit Nlcboi.
Three-base hit Keenan.
Home run Keilly.
Struck out-By Vlau, 2; McDermott, 3.
Umpire iilttman.
BROOKLYN BEATEN.
The Athletics Wallop Byrnes' Champions
Without Mercy.
New Yobs, October 6. The Athletics easily
defeated the Bridegroomsat Washington Park
Brooklyn, to-day. Fire thousand eight hun
dred persons were present. Score:
Brooklrns 2 M 10 00 0-1
Athletics 4 10 2 0 0 3 0-10
Base bits-Brooklyns, 1; Athletics, 17.
Errors Brnoklyns, 5: Athletics, 4.
Earned runs Athletics, 3.
Two-Jiase bit Lyons.
Three-base hits Seward, Bauer.
Umpire-Ferguson.
CINCINNATI GOSSIP.
A Bis Offer for Latham Refused by Von
Der Abe.
rSFSCIAL TXXXQBAM TO THE DISPATCn.l
CrKcmNATi, October R "King" Gaffney
aid cot umpire this afternoon's game for the
reason tbat be was suffering -from tbe temple
gash over his eye made fey the mask broken by
a foul tip the day before. It was a serere
wound, yet Gaffney pluckily played ontthe
game. In his stead "Bed" Bittman, late cap
tain of the Eransrilles, did remarkably well.
Tbe game was marked by another accident.
Beard being bit in the month with a swift in
shoot by McDermott. Ho dropped with a
groan but recovered in time to resume his play
at short. '
Cincinnati has been trying to unload two
good players this week, but there is no wild
grabbing for the talent and tbis leads tbe club
to beliero that the death knell of tbe sale of
players ha3 been sounded. It wouldn't be re
markably surprising to see Cincinnati favor
Kansas City's pooling idea after the millenium
plan alter all. Von der Abe was offered $5,000
for Latham's release this week, but ho hesi
tates and wants 3,000. Cincinnati doesn't
think h is worth as much as President Stem
has bid.
Association Record.
Perl pt
Won.Lpst.Ct.! Won.Moit.CU
Brooklrns.... 87 12 ,.675iCluchintls...70 si .S34
lit. Louis Si 44 .65SC'olumbu M 74 .431
Athletics 71 54 .66 KanssC1tys..M 77 .403
Baltlmores ...m 53 .S43iLonlsvUles....2S 105 .193
ANOTHER BOAT RACE.
Hanlan and Teenier to How a Mils Bt
Loalsville.
(SPECIAL TXLEOBAU TO TIDS DISPATCH. 1
McKeesport, Pa, October 6. Arrange
ments bave been complotedf or Edward Hanlan
and John Teemer to row a race of one mile, at
Louisville, two weeks from to-day, October 19,
for 500 a side. When Hanlan's representative,
E. L. Sutcr, of Louisville, telegraphed Teemer
to ascertain whether or not he wonld giro the
Canadian a race, Teemer wired back that he
would if Hanlan would agree to row the mile
for tbe stakes he (Teemer) named. Suter wired
to-day that he would, and that October 19 would
suit. Teemer answered to make the race for
$500 a side or more, if Hanlan desires, and be
immediately arranged with his Pittsburg back
er to furnish tbe funds.
Should nothing occur to postpone tbe race or
declare it off, Teemer will go to Louisville next
week. He says that he weighs a good deal
more now thin what he dida few days since,
but tbat he can train outside of his boat and
go to Louisville and defeat Hanlan in a mile
race with ease. Hanlan was willing tor a race
for 500 a side and divide tbe gate receipts.
Teemer. in accepting these terms, worded his
answer in sucb a way tbat Enter misunderstood
it, and as a resnlt Teemer was compelled to
night to send another telegram of acceptance
of Hanlan's terms, which makes the race pos
itive unless the Hanlan people should conclude
to the contrary.
Won In Straights.
Kansas City. Mo., October E. Last day of
the extra fall meeting of tbe Exposition Park
Driring Association.
Dan
John Taylor.
MattleH.
Eullh .1
Billy S ,
Time. 2:3SJ. 2.4I, 2:42.
Consolation nnrse. fornacp.
1 1 1
2 3 2
3 2 4
::::d
4-3
fi
Score:
Louis B 1
1 1
2 2
3 3
John Hazzard , 2
Hnnegan... 3
Time, 2i23!, 2.21, 2:I8K.
A Mnn for BIssell.
A local sporting man called at this office last
evening and left the following challenge, ac
companied by a forfeit of $25: "Hearing that
William Btaell is talking considerably about
fighting, I will match Jim McCoy to fight him
to a finish for $50 or $100 a side. If lilssell
wants to flcht he can be accommodated if he
is at The Dispatch office next Wednesday
night at 8 o'clock and puts up his money. I
now put up $25 to show that I mean business."
An Unaccepted Offer.
Thomas F. Hughes, the well-known local
sporting man. offers to match a mare to go
three miles and draw 250 pounds while McClel
land is running one mile and L400 yams for $200
aside. The McClelland party state tbat now
their man is matched to run they cannot ac
cept the challenge.
Deferred a Fcvr Days.
The arrangement for a match race between
young Stockbridge and Harry Hontas has been
deferred for a few days. J. B. Forner, who
issued the cballence in bebalf of tbe first
named horse, writes to tbo effect that be could
not possibly be in tbe city yesterday. He also
bas other gentlemen to see before making tbe
match.
Sporting Notes.
Ahd New York wins a second time; We told
you so.
H. G. C1.EVEi.A71 has cot been In first
place.
Weli, well, welll We are in fifth place to
stay, after all.
Gcskts Wkappebs defeated Kaufmann's
Wrappers yesterday in a ball game by 35 to 0.
To-day's Association games are as follows:
Loulsvilles at Cincinnati; Kansas Citys at St.
Louis; Athletics at Brooklyn.
The Climax beat the Elizabeth team yester
day by 10 to L Pennington pitched well for tbe
Climax, only two hits being made off his de
livery. The friends of Billy Corcoran are arranging
a benefit for him at Mansfield. He offers Bis
sell or Hayes $25 It he dors not best either of
them at tbe benefit.
Wn.l.lAJrBESETT was detested In a skiff
race of two miles by Thomas Hunter on the
lower Monongabela- course yesterday for $25 a
side. , The winner won by a length and half.
Tfrn
An Exciting and Serions Accident on
tbe Latonia Txack.
THREE BACE HORSES COLLIDE.
British Opinion About Jem Smith and
Jackson, the Pugilists.
PEIDDI ANDE. 0. M'CLELLAND MATCHED
They Agree to Enn a Mils Eace at Exposition Park
for $1,000.
There was a serjpus accident at Latonia
race track. Three jockies were seriously
hurt. English sporting authorities think
that Peter Jackson will defeat Jem Smith,
the English champion. Peter Priddy and
E. C. McClelland were matched to run a
mile for $500 a side. There was good racing
at Morris Park.
CtacunrAH October 5. The fourth regular
day of the Latonia races was marked by good
running and lively betting. The track was very
fast and good time was made. The attendance
is dally on the Increase, and to-day saw by far
the largest number of spectators since the be
ginning of the meeting. The only unpleasant
feature was the accident in the third race, in
which three Jockeys were more or less Injured.
Magee, the one who was worst injured. Is still
unconscious at present writing, and Brown la
thought to be ont of danger.
First race, selling purse, for a-year-olds and
upward, three-fourths of a mile Starters: De
ronlca 103 pounds, Cora L 103. Benounce 106, Glen
Pearl 110, May Laps 112, Aunt Jennie 05, Climax II
95, story Teller 97, Censor 93. Governor Boss 101.
Fost odds: Censor 8 to 1. Kenounce 2)1, Governor
Boss 8 to L others 5 and 30 to 1.
In a good start Story Teller was first, Climax H
second. Censor third. At the half mile post Be
nounce was in the lead, and he kept first place
until the stretch when CensorWho had been run
ning about the middle, came out and won, Be
nounce second, Governor Koss thlruV Time, 1:18.
Second race, selling purse, for three-year-olds
and upward, three-quarters mile Starters: Bon
Air. lOSpounds: Dutchman, 109: Petulance. 110;
Irish Dan, 112; Mamie Fonso. 114: Pauline, 89: Pell
Men. 103: Electricity, 105; Boy Blue. 108; Passion,
108. Fost odds-Irish Dan, 8 to 5: Fell Meli. 10 to
1; Dutchman, Mtol; Mamie Fonso, 4tol; others
8 and 30 to 1.
Mamie Fouso had tbe best of the start, with
Pell Mell second. At tbe half Mamie Fonso sur
rendered the lead to Irish Dan, who kept a length
and a half in front of Pell Mell second, Dutch
man third. Time, 1:1734".
'third race, selling, purse, for 3-year-olds and
upward, one mile Starters: Swamp Fox 107
pounds, Mamie Hunt 107, Spectator 107, Billy
Pinserton 110, Unlucky ill Deer Lodge IIS,
Clamor 101. Event ioi, Cora Fisher 101, Lacy 110.
Winning Ways 101, Derochmont 107. Post odds:
Cora Fisher 8 to L Winning Ways 2 to 1, Deer
Lodge 5 to L Spectator 2 to I, Clamor 10 to 1, Billy
Plnkerton 15 to 1, othirs 8 and 30 to L Billy Pink
erton led at the start, but Swamp Fox was ahead
at the quarter post and kent first place to the
stretch. Here sn accident occurred. About
hair wav down the stretch Clamor
Jostled Billy Plnkerton, wbo was In the
lead, knocking him against Unlucky, wbo in
turn, lell against Event. Event got up and was
in at the finish. Billy Plnkerton, howerer, fell
and rolled over, dnlncky (ailing over BlUy Plnk
erton. Clamor came In first In the finish, a length
In front or Cora fisher second. Winning Ways
third. Clamor, however, was disqualified on ac
count of the foul In tbe stretch and Cora Fisher
was given first place. Winning Ways second.
Deer Lodge third. Tlme,l:H. Jockey Hailing,
who rode Event, was badly bruised, but Jockeys
Brown and Magee, riders respectively of Unlucky
and Billy Plnkerton, -were quite seriously Injured.
Fourth race, purse for colts and geldings, z-year-olds,
five furlongs Starters: Abellne ilia
pounds.Henry Mack 113. J. R. Freed 111, G.W.Mor
ris ill Fakir 100. Carter B 1111 Milton 113. Post odds:
W. C. Morris and Abellne 9 to 5. Fakir SOtol,
Milton ven money, others 20 and SO to 1. Fakir
was first at the start and led to the stretch, where
G. W. Morris headed him and won, Fakir second.
Milton third. Time, l:u3)i.
Firth race, purse for 3-year-olds and upward,
nine furlones Starters: Long Alight lOSpounds,
Cams 1 10, Trust 105, Bonlta 109, Burch 110, Catalpa
114, Qulndara Belle 90; "Woodcraft 104. Nevada 117,
Bonnie Kitty 90. Post odds: Woodcraft 4 to 1,
Long Alight 7 to 1. Nevada 4 to 1. others 40 to 1.
Trust got away first on tbe start with Nevada
second ana Woodcraft third. At the stand it was
Nevada and Catalpa, and Nevada was first to tbe
finish, when Woodcrart dashed forward, and
won br a length from Long Alight second, a nose
In frcnt of Nevada third. Time, lOKi.
Sixth race, the Zoo stakes for 2-year-old fillies,
three-quarters of a mile Starters: Kitty Cheat
ham 120 pounds, Bally Hoo 110. Llllle L 107, Dilem
ma 110, English Lady 110, Bis O'Leet 110. Lizzie C
110. Hearts Ease 110. Post odds English Lady 3
to 5, blsO'LeelOtol, Dilemma 15 to 1. others 4
snawioi. w uen ins nag leu tngiun uay was
ahead with Lizzie U second. Bally Hoo third d. at the
quarter post. English Lady was still ahead at the
stretcn n&u jacreaseu uer inu tiro irnguiB. ah
the finish English Laay won, three lengths ahead
oi sisirt.ee secona, lJiiemma tnira.
two and
a half lengths behind Sis U'Lee.
Time 1:17.
AT MOKRIS PARK.
Captain Brawn's Budblst Shows Up Among
ths Winners.
Race Track, Mobeis Park, October 5.
The entire string ot Mr. "Walter Gratzs' race
horses were sold at auction prior to the races
to-day. Among the lot was the famous Iflk
wood, who won the 1883 Suburban in 2.-07,
carrying 119 pounds. He his two splints, and
in ail probability will nerer be sent ont to race
again.
Quite a representative gatheringwas present,
and the bidding for Elkwood was spirited. Mr.
Kittson was tbe highest bidder, and be secured
Elkwood for $5,000. It is understood that he
will be taken to Mr. Kittson's Erdcnheim stock
farm and used for breeding purposes. Blue
Bock was attached, and will not be offered for
sale until the attachment is removed. After
Mr. Gratzs lot bad been disposed of a number
of youngsters from the stock farm of Milton
Young were sold.
The notable features of the third regular day
of the fall meeting were tho three stake events
the Becord stakes for all ages, the Trial
stakes fot 3-year-olds and tbe Country Club
handicap for 3-year-olds and upward. The
event of the day, though, was the Country
Club handicap. It will be a race that will go
down in turf history. It was one of the
grandest finishes of the 'season.
First race. Becord stakes, five furlongs-Start-ersi
(jcraldlne. Gorgo. Oregon. Keporter. Uorgo
won. Keporter second, Geraldlne third. Time,
1: 1U.
Second race, five furlongs-Starters: IlmayB,
Blchard K. Fox. Tupstaff. Glory. Frejols, Minuet.
Frelolswon, Minuet second, HmaB third. Time,
l:0ik.
Third race. Trial stakes, mile and a quarter
Starters: lenny. Longstreet, Bnddhlst. Castaway
IL Sorrento. Ilolldiy. Buddhist won in2:10J4,
Longstrect second. Castaway II third.
Fourth race. Country Club handicap, mile and a
quarter btartcrs: Taragon. Dnnboyne. Lavlnla
Belle, Elevee. Lavlnla Belle won. Taragon sec
ond. Dunboyne third. Time, 2:10.
Fifth race, for maiden 2-year-olds, three-quarters
or a mile-Starters: Dundee, Tenneisee,
Hockey. Benefit, Express, Flambeau. Kings
Own, Chieftain. Golden Horn. Nosegay, Benga
Une, Flossie. Flossie won. Golden Horn second.
Kings Own third. Time. 1:15M.
Sixth race, seven furlongs-Starters: King Idle,
Portico. Lafitte, Bralt. Bell
elmont. vigilante, key
note. Kopert, Subaltern, Fairy (jueen. Jennie
McFarland. Lafitte w..n. King Idle second. Key
note third. Time, l:is,'i.
Jerome Park Winners.
Jerome Park Race Teack, Octobers.
The prospect of seeing Firenzi, Salrator. Kace-
land and other cracks run prongnc out tne
largest crowd of the meeting to-day.
First race, one and one-sixteenth miles Start
ers: Salrator, Ganymede, Hyperion. Salrator
won in H5SJ4; Hyperion ana Ganymede ran a dead
beat for second.
becond race. for2-year-olds,l. 400 yards-Starters:
Magnate. Burlington, Tournament, Judge Mor
row, Fernwood, June Day, Livonia. Judge Mor
row won in 124, Tournament second. Magnate
third. , ....
Third race, one mlle-fctarters: Kacelsnd. Vol
unteer and Badge. Itaceland won In l:wj(. Badge
Fourth raie, five furlongs Starters: Bradford,
Carnegie, Drumstick. Tatlan. Grenadier, liver,
Ncwberg. Arab, Oracle, Vendetta. Ueronlmo,
Enquiry, Tony Pastor, Adolpb, Mazle, Vlnai-
Srette. Bradford won in 1:00. Adolnh second,
irumsllck third. ,f ,
Fifth race, one and a quarter miles Firenzi
walked over the course. . .
Sixth race, one ana one-sixteenth miles-Starters:
King of Norfolk, Lancaster. Glendale, Maid
or Orleans, Burnslde. Mala, Brussels, Letltla.
Bill Karnes, Lonely. Brussels won In V.UX, Le
tltla second, Elgin third.
MATCHED AT LAST.
Prlddy and MeCIellnnd lo Bun a Mile for
8300 a. Side.
Peter Priddy and E. C. McClelland bave
finally been matched to run a mile race. The
backers of each man met at this office last
evening and agreed to run a mile for $500 a
side on November 18. tbat is six weeks from
yesterday. There was somo controversy about
tho time, tbe McClelland party wanting the
race to take place in five weeks from yesterday.
Finally six weeks was agreed to. It was fur
ther decided to tun on the date named at Ex
position Park, rain or shine. Each party pet
up a forfeit of $50 and a second deposit of $2(X
each will be pnt up on tbe 28th, and the final
will be made good one week before tbe race.
Tbe race is sure to be an interesting one. as
each man la considered a stayer for a mile.
There Is considerable rivalry between the
parties for supremacy. The runners will go
into training ati once. It is understood that
Sam Day will look after Priddy.
JOCMES'B'AWHTJRE
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JTaeksM Thmsakc ( ke Better Vsmi Tlwa
rST CABtX TO THI WSPATSB.t
TjOirsoir,OcteBerS-Copyright TMkexfas
match between Jem Bmlth and Jaek"WaBep
this week, for 408; watae hollowest poselalo
mockery. Undoubtedly the whole affair had
been arranged beforehand, and the respective
shares of the proceeds quietly settled. NeMher
man was in condition. Smith was est ateae
over his proper' weight, and when it came to
boxing, it was of the tardest possible character.
The skin was of the poorest, tbe hitting of the
lightest, and the vast audience showed their
appreciation by hissing each ronnd rigorously.
The sale of tickets for this fraud realized over
2,000, so that the champions and those who
manage them must have made a fairly eood
haul.
Peter Jackson made his first public appear
ance In London this week; boxing three rounds
with Jack Fallon at "West to luster Aquarium.
Fallon was obviously oat of condition, and
made a poor show. The critics were Impressed
with Jackson, aad bis physique and ability
bave met with hlghpralse from sporting. writ
ers. He has not yet-shown his qualities as a
boxer, bnt next week, when some better men
will oppose him. he win bave an opportunity
of proving his mettle. On the whole English
sports believe TJackson a mnch cleverer boxer
than Smith, and when tbe two meet .at the
Pelican Club, the colored hoy should win, un
less it bas been found" convenient to arrange
another draw before hand.
The white champion of Australia, Slarin,
who had some difficulty in arrangine matches
to suit blm, la now training for his match with
Bill Goode, which 'takes place October 17.
Slavin has also challenged "Woolf Bendoff and
has agreed to stop him In eight rounds. Parson
Davis bas made a match for Fallon with Wan
nop. For the Csarewiich race, which Is run on
Thursday next, Davenport at S to 1 agalast,
Vasistas at S tol against, and Mercy at 100 to 9
against, are the leading favorites. Large
amounts have been invested upon the- hrst
named this week. For tbe Cambridgeshire
run. a fortnight later. Zanzibar. Philomel, at
100 to 7 against. Qoldseeker and Clara Bell at
100 to 6 aeainst, have been backed this week,
but only to a limited extent.
The Massachusetts riflamen, who had such a
pleasant time here last summer, will be inter
ested to know that some of tbe old antagonists
of tbe North London Rifle Club, whom they
met at Nunbead range, hare been doing some
wonderful shooting this week- nnder tbe
Queen's prize, third stage conditions, ten shots
at 700 and 900 yards. Sergeant Fulton made 15
bulls' eyes, 4 inners and magpie or a score of 94
points out of a possible 100, establishing a
record for those distances. At shorter ranges,
beginning at 600 and finishing at 200 yards. Cap
tain Cowan made 99 points out of a possible 186,
scoring the blgbesd .'possible at 00 yards,
Doyle's favorite distance; Private BosenthaL
Honorable Artillery Company was a good sec
ond with 93. t la not improbable that tbe
North London Club will send a team to Canada
and the United States next year.
Rnclng at McKeesport.
tSrZCIAL TXLXGBAVTD THI DISPATCH.l
McKeesport, Octobers. The McKeesport
races to-day attracted a large delegation ot
people to the Driving Park. The races were
commenced late, and several of the important
contests were postponed until Monday ic con
sequence. The trotting race, 2:30 class, was
won by Nellie, owned by Joseph Cangbey, Mc
Keesport; purse, $75; time, 3 minutes. The
pace, 20 class, was won by Sailor Boy, owned
by W. G. McBride, of "Washington; purse, tlOO;
time, 2.4S and 2:52. Tbe free-for-all pace, purse
$75, was won by Baby Mine, owned by Albert
Shaw, ot Burgettstown; time, 25SL Tbere were
horses entered In the above from this piace
and many other towns in the Immediate vicin
ity, and tbe races were interesting and excit
ing; Tbere were several other races, but those
above named were tbe Important contests of
to-day's programme.
St. Louis Races.
St. Louts, October" 5. A light attendance
witnessed two trots and one pace at the races
to-day.
The first was the t-SB class. SLSOO. 1750 5o the first.
$375 to the second, $225 to .the third, $150 to the
fourth, mile beats, 3 In a-Starters: Bethlehem
Star. Frink Mtadleton. Lew "White. Jeremiah.
Genera 8 and Betty Jones. Geneva S took hrst
money. Fran. MlddletAn second. Jermlah third
and Bethlehem Star fourth. N o time given.
Second race was the Gaseonda stakes, mile beats,
3 In i, fora-year-old colts and fillies. $30 entrance,
$800 added. 60 per cent forfeit. Entrance sub
scription and added money to first horse. 25 per
cent to second. 15 Tier cent to third Starters:
Dora Cossack. Optimist and .Lucy Kj Lncr K
took first money, Dora Cossack took second. Best
time 2:3).
The special race for 2:30 pacers was declared os,
it being too late to start.
2RQX.-2BE FOURTH ST0SI. '
Frank Tbuma Falls to. .the Ground and la
Instantly Killed.
Last night Frank: Trramft fell from a,
fourth floor window at No. 64 Fourth ave
nue and was instantly killed. The acci
dent occurred at 10 o'clock. Mr. Thnma
was preparing to retire. The upper sash of
the window was lowered, and be stood upon
the window sill to raise it. As he did so he
lost his balance and fell to the sidewalk.
He struck on his head, fracturing his skull
and breaking his neck. Death was instan
taneous. Coroner McDowell was notified,
viewed the body at once, and ordered an
inqnest for to-morrow morning.
Mr. Thuma was 03- years of age. He
leaves a widow, two sons and two daughters.
One of the latter conducts a dancing school
at the building where the accident occurred
and is quite well known.
Grlpp's Neat Ax.
Judge Gripp gave Daniel "Watten, of
McKeesport, 48 hours lor drunkenness at
the Central station , last night. Meade
Tiobinson, of Sewickley, got a like sentence
for a like fault. Margaret Bielly and El-
don Boss, two "hayseeds" were drunk and
disorderly at 102 "Water street, and were
fined $10 and costs. James Shea, of West
moreland county, was fined (25 on Thursday,
and was picked up again last night by
Officer Kress, witn his head cut and his
pockets empty. He was let go. Frank
Wnllin was fined $5 and costs for disputing
about a fare with a car conductor.
Burglaries-1 Oakland.
The carriage shop of Thompson & Boyce,
at Oakland, was entered on Friday night
by burglars, who got a chisel and forced
their way into two other places in the vicin
ity. Thev pried open the door ot William
Lewis' store, at No. 3608 Fifth avenue, took
SI 65 from, the money drawer, and then
went to the residence of W. A. Nimick. on
Fifth avenue, near Jones' lane, where they
stole an orecoat.
Killed on the Bond.
William Naugher, a married man, 60
years of age, was killed yesterday on the
railroad near Crafton station. His body
was removed to the morgue. An inquest
will be held to-dav.
A TRUE ELIXIR OF LIFE,
Such are the remarks mads by our
best physicians regarding the
Pure Eight-Year-Old Export
GUCKENHEIMER
Eye ":Wb-s3s:3r:T
Which we sell you at $1 per quart
bottle, or six for $5.
For Family Use it Has No EquaL
Its mildness makes It acceptable to the
aged and convalescent.
We also carry in stqck (our own importation)
Scotch, and Irish Whisky,
Pure Holland Gin,
, Cognao Brandies
and Imported Wines.
One of our specialties it pure old California
wines, of which, we carry the largest and finest
grades only, and, sell at tbe reasonable price of
60o per quart bottle, or 16 per doien.
Purity taken Into consideration, these wines
are superior to the imported.
- JOS.JFIjEMJlSG s soy,
DRTjaaiars,.4U market street,
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Tkej YtiH Ik CmhMt Imkm Ofcwi
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M'OKSPORT EASILY MiTW..
(DHJofi Pitcieaa Great Gmw 4 Phs;
Terreysea's Sea.
Til leXESTEADS DEFEAT Q&IUMfi
IateretUagSeiHAassttaeAattfar HwMk aaaJl-r-'
11, M...V , ? .
.nmi. i
The East Bwl AtMeties w the CMaty
League peasant, defeatJag the MeXseserts;
easily. Homestead defeated Hew OaUaacS
The HokeMperta Mrsl the BtMeek teaV
will play Mr m seend honew ot ifeti!
Countv LeaeM. There were other iititast
lag amateur eveste. lj
The final mmtait hniwnan the Bast Ssd
Athletics and the MeSeetyerts tomK4 hi J&fr
nTrnrTinTnili ii 1 r i r il i IfsTi nsmalf aaJ V' ',
the cultured youths from the Bast Ba4 wW fn $,
the Pratt pennant for 188 oa the krftestiee. V
to be found in this rieiatly.
Tbe game was reolece with Bftttatatar
aad the mostnotaUefeatares were tbe tfteadtsV
prosing oi union for the Athtettes, the NaMrv
stick work of Qumbert aad Seheyer's biBMaat"
work behind the bat Gray aad (Hirer atssf
nemo, ineirpoattioes la fine stvle, feet the
whole team put up a spleadid article of hatl.
auej promise to raaxe tee ABegheajr
hustle for the local ooamplonsbip os ivi
uay ana xnursoay next. Yesterday's
was superior to anv Countv learns wm
this season. Tbe McKeesporta were oat, is
force but were outplay ed. Score:
ATHLXT1C8. E B r A I
it'XXBSF'XT X B P A M
Gray, J....- 0
Laner. 1 1
D.Barr.l... 2
Gumbert, a, o
Ulllon, p.... I
Oliver, 3.... 1
Bchoyer, c 1
Wm.Barr, rl
Swift, m.... 0
0 3
011
Marbericer, s 0
Hartmaa. I.. 8
Torreysoa, 3 8
Smlat, mJfctO
Maxtia, r... 0
Patterson, p 1
LMta, JtaO
Mallerr. o. O
a, o
1 a
3 0
I 0
a 2
1 0
1
7 1
1 1
: o o
QfllBB. Li.. 0
Totals;.... 7 8 3411 S
Tettb..... I 4 Jill 3
E. E. Athletics. I 0 I 3 1 V 1 0-T
McKeespert ......0 0000010-1
jarned ruas-AJWetles, 3. .,
Two-base hlts-1). Bur. Oliver.
Three-base hits-Gumbert, Patterson. .
Stolen bases AtbleUes, 9-, MeKeesaert, S . ...
ouuci. out sy lniHw, z; raisetsoa . ,
Base on balls-By IMUoa I: Patter, 1. ,
Hit or pitched ball-By IrrBea, 1: FaHeAssV
AJVUUm DtOT LTHIUB, UrT Btttt
Passed ball-Mallery.
Umpires Kose aad Laager.
Time of game One hour aad 50 minutes.
ONE FOR BSSttSTSAM.
They Defeat the New OakJaaea la si 6aa4v
Game. -
There was an interesting County Loagae ajasaV
yesterday at Homestead betweea the Be-"
steads aad the New Oaklaads. The ieaaser
wonanlnteresttegcofitest. SalHraa's daittug
was the feature of the game. BaefcCeBtag did
well as umpire. Following la the score:
HOMIST'DS. tlllll
OAXL'SBS. B
Armor, r... 1
Sullivan. 1.. X
A.Colgan.m 1
E-Colgan,c 0
Youne'n, p. 1
Buhner. 1... Z
Howe, 1 0
i 6trptcfl 1
lope. 1 1
Howler. r...l
Morzsn, e... 0
Barnes. 1.... 1
Butler. M... 1
Owens, jb..-
. JLjBwcrSOBf b w
Leaser, 2.. 0
tt. woods, I. o
J.Woods, s. 0 0
Totals ..... 7 10 18 IS 3
Totals.. S 5MM
Homesteads ................... ....4
3 0 0
Oakland ,1
0 10
Earned runs Homesteads, 3.
Two-base hKs Yoaaman I, Marfan L '
Three-base hit Sullivan, L
Btrncc out By Tonnrman. ; by Aaeersea. 2.
Base on balls Ob" louugman, 5; o Ander-
son. 3. i
Bit by pitched ball-Leaser,
Double plays J. Woods. Kowe sad Baton 2,
Passed balls Colgaa, 1: Morgan, L
Wild pitches YoeBgaua, 1; Anderses, 1.
. Umpire beneflter. .
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County League BtaacHag.
xne oniy remaining game so Be puyea ta te .
County League is betweea the Braddoeks e4
McKeesporta
on next Saturday to dooMo
The Bast Baa AtaleMasIharr
second place.
won the peaaaat after bam sght."' ""?'
.K s. tins -woa. r j
East Xnd Athletics 31 s
MeXeesports 3) 7
Braddoeks 18 7
Homesteads 14 11
Etna Stars 8 12
Oakland!, 3 2t
PerCt
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.730,
.440!
.480 1
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CNell Didn't Appear.
William Verner calledat this oSee last erea
lng prepared to make a match to fight Jaek
O'Nell, of Homestead The latter failed to -show
np. howerer. Verner states tbat if
O'Nell refuses to fight for a stake he, Verner,-!.
will fight any amateur feather-weight la West-J .
WHAR Y0 GIT DAT NEW SUIT?
Ton's a foot, dat's not new, man: dat's ray
last winter's suit cleaned 'and made to look
like new by DICKSON, do rtlstie taHor.OS
Filth aVe., cor. Wood st, second floor. Tele
pbone 1558. oc8-sn
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFT.
-VTTANTED-W MALE AND FEMALE AM A-
vv TEUK dramatic and specialty nerformers.
Call st WOaDKBLASD MUaEUM, 27 lxth st,
ocs-isr
"TTTANTED-TEMPOKAKY
LOAN neo: Sli
er: rerular Inter
V V Durban real est ate security ;
est and bonus: nrlnelnals onlr: noa&rents. DAL-
TOJ. 34 Church are., Allegheny City. ocS-149
WANT ED -LADIES TO LEAVE THEIB
orders for fall and winter costumes at OAK
MIEE'8 DRESSMAKING EMPORIUM. 34 church
are., Allegheny; a perfect at guaranteed. ocS-31
XTTAXTRD-X GIKLS AT ONCE AT GAK
W NIEK'S DRESSMAKING AND CUTTING
SCHOOL, 34 Church avenue, Allegheny: ws
agree to teach the trade la three months, and
then give each scholar a position at wares:
scholars can do thelrUsmlly dressmaking whtts
learning, free. Cuttlnrand fitting taught at re
duced rates next week only. ocs-uo
10. H. MONOSGAHELA CONCLAVK
No. 138 will meet this SUNDAY AFTEB-,
nfYW At thai, halt Kn T9 U'nnvfh imin tA
take action oa the death of their archon. R. V.
Barker. JOS. B. EATON,
Secretary.
BROTHERS OF GAS CITY COUNCIL NO
273, Jr. O. TJ. A. M., are hereby directed to
attend the funeral of Brother Geo. "W. Robin
son from bis late residence. Ho. 20 Crawford
street, on MONDAY, the 7th lnst., at 2 o'clock
p.x. Meet at Council Chambers at 1 o'clock.
Members of Sister CouneHs are respectfully
Invited to attend. By order
Attest J.H.MEGOWAN.
J.G.GRAHAM, Councillor.
RecSec octS-113
"VTOTICE THE MEMBERS OF JOHN J.
IN Darts Co. No. 12. A. O. K. of the M- 0.
are requested to meet at their armory, 2514
Peun avenue, 8UNDAY AFTERNOON at 3
o'clock, to make arrangements for funeral of
our deceased brother, R. V. Barker. Members
of subordinate castles and commanderies are
Invited to be present. Bv artier
K. G. PADEN. Councilor.
Attest: WILLIAM M. GILLMOR, See-v.
PrrTSBtrae, October 6. 1SS6. ocB-lU
SOTTCE-I HAVE THIS DAY AS30-
CIATED with me Mr. Albert Pofen
s. who has had ten years' experience m
the wholesale Jewelry basin ess, which aasareau
to us tan-eased xaefnHeefor securing goo
of the best and !ate designs at tte loweejl
the name ot Wetsel 4 Poftnbacb. ThanM"
rea ier rust ratraoare. we hope for a eea-
ttonaaeeofyoarfaTors. A-WETZHL,
Jeweler. SIS Fifth areaus, on line or Fifa ai
aaeeabte caw, near Mageestreet. .M
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