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We Exciting Events in the
FOJMOBBOW'S BIG MEETING
Opinions About Players Jnmping
Their Contracts for Money.
IGEKEEAL BASEBALL GOSSIP.
iThere .certainly bas been enough of ex-
citement'to please baseball crank during
the week. The fiebt between the newor-
tganlzation and the old League has been
aged with increased vigor. The old organ
isation has shown its teeth to some extent,
nd it is onl v fair to say that as far as Pitts-
piburs is concerned the old ieaguehss Rained
eSVcood point or two. True, the methods used
m.v itv kmn nnocinnnhV font the entire
f 'conflict is founded on Incorrect principles, and,
IHas bis been pointed outin these columns time
Mud time again, the national came will be the
Esufferer. The present TiolaOon of oaths and
ET'; repudiating of contracts is only a foretaste -of
Bwbat may be expected tobecomeKeneralfora
r time. All the barriers and safeguards of the
F glorious came that years of toil and money hare
Silreared hare been swept down at one fell swoop.
T,Xaisis,icdeed,aTery grave state of affairs,
; 'Randan those who haye either directly orln
fc (directly contributed to this condition of things,
Brought to reflect seriously and see if things can
Knot be mended before they get worse. Therols
fik.Bo doubt whatever in my" mind, that many
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jnict witnout quo wougut as to huh iue wnot
5quences might be. Many people haye identi
fied themselyes directly with one side or tne
other who haye "probably not seen a half dozen
baseball games In their liyes. There is, indeed,
considerable significance in this and in many
respects explanations are necessary. I would
ioetne last man mine worm h question i
honesty of purpose of anybody and I certainly
do not 'now impute any dishonest or unfair
motiye to any man, new or old, in the baseball
business; but I have license to suggest the
notion that many persons hayo sud
denly became prominent in baseball
affairs before citing the matter all the
thought necessary. Events may substantiate
this notion: I hope they don't Howeyer. I re-
peat that the eyents of the week, as far as base
ball is concerned, haye shown that the national
frame of America is on the down grade as far
as dignity ana honor are concerned. The base
bail public ought to demand a halt Irrespective
of party, and if no bait is made let all those
connected with the business be left to take
Sire of themselyes.
"To-morrow the Brotherhood magnates will
atneet in New York and make another attempt
ito perfect their organization. The meeting is
of'Tast importance, as on it not only bang the
(destinies of the individual dabs, but the to-be-
for-not-to-be of the Brotherhood. The meeting
'ViU determine almost every vital Question
f.'that concerns the proposed organization.
: What the result will be I can
la not tell. ' All that I know u what
'Jietsrs. Ward and Hanlon have told me, and
? with two exceptions they state that every
i question is in doubt. These two questions are
P the proposed amalgamation of the Brotherhood
WahdAmerii in Association and the proposition
;to establish a guarantee fund for the players'
; salaries. JJow I tak. the liberty here of draw
ling attention to the very ludicrous position
Sthat several out-and-out organs have put them
laelres into. Of course, tome an organ always
vindicates something with little or no brains, or
ll the essential to intehig race is present, there
Mis an utter absence of pluck, so that an lnde
friendent opinion is not. expressed anyhow.
Kjell,not tong ago it was rumored about the
country that Ward and his colleagues had
effected a consolidation with the Association.
(This rumor was accepted as true by the
lersaus aud parjtizans. "Great is Ward,"
they said. G-eat head," they
..chorused. "The greatest stroke in the
history of baseball" was repeated. But here Is
'jWhere the laugh comes in. It transpired that
TWard, Johnson, Hanlon, Keele and a host of
others were strongly opposed to any such foolish
istep as consolidation, and if the predictions of
'the Brotherhood leaders are worth, anything at
Hall, there will be no consolidation; and if there
ls not what will these little people who follow
line people doT Will they haye the nerve to
'' say that it was unwise to not amalgamate? If
.'theydo they would be consistent but consist
ency among partisans is as difficult to End as it
Is to prove that Mrs. Gamp's friend, Mrs. Har
ris, ever existed at all. I venture to say noth
,lmt will be said at all, and I may say the same
f of tbBKaarantee. Blind followers who dare
sot, and very often conld not if they dare,
ithlnkand state an Independent thought re
jzulnd tone very much of that animal which
piays sn.cn an important part In Darwin's
irTheory of the Descent of Man."
St. IiOnU Chance.
Bit is now safo to say that St. Louis is anxious
ito share the fortunes of the Brotherhood. Be-
ora tnat seem reliable state that the officials
of the club of that city will apply for admission
to the Brotherhood League. If this applica
tion is made the club could be admitted utterly
free of any amalgamation scheme; and I cer
tainly think that it would be a very wise step
Indeed, for the Brotherhood to taae. St. Louis
Is not only a good baseball city, but a first-class
dub could be put In there; certainly a clnb that
Would more than pay expenses. 1 will not be sur-
pruea u me city is aumittea. it is without
doubt much better than several cities'now on
the list. As to whether or not it will be admit
jtea'llr. Hanlon had nothing definite to say yes
fterday. If its application is granted, of coarse
some other city will have to retire, and what
ldty that will be, I hare not the least idea. At
any.rate if the application is made it will cause
iff t About Contract Juraplnr.
J5a week or two ago I condemned in very
Strong terms the system of signing two contracts;
that, is, a contract of the Brotherhood and
smother of the League. It is unnecessary to re
print what I then said, but 1 have not a word to
retract. The system is a very baB one, indeed.
However, it seems to flourish as the battle be
tween the League and Brotherhood waxes
warmer, and asa result the dignity and prestige
oftbe national pmo cannot be other than in
jnred. This result is sure to be. But I really
am. of opinion that the players that is,
the' Brotherhood leaders ought not to be
surprised at the League making every effort to
encourage contract breaking wherever it is
Joilble; indeed the Brotherhood leaders, I
Should think, onght to expect nothing else I
Will proceed to show wby.and In doing so I hope
that everybody who reads what I say will exer
cise a spirit of fairness. Nuwletnsstateacase
of I the greatest hardship to the Brotherhood as
tfiitarttne point. Take Miller's case for In
stance. Miller not only deliberately signed a
Brotherhood contract, but be accepted $120 in
advance money. Suddenly and unexpectedly
he repudiates that contract and signs a National
League contract, and accepts a larger amount
pL'advance money, but returns the $120 to the
Brotherhood. Naturally enough Miller is
Qualified in the vilest terms by Brotherhood
supporters, and not without reason. Traitor
Villain I ! I I ii I m avinilla nHj.i .
tome of the epithets burled at Miller. Now
this is one side of the question, and for good
ness' sake let us be fair and give the other. Let
tabid partisans for once stop and see if there is
not'jest as strong a case for the other side. It
ISjfoniy fair to oo this, and certainly no true
American will contend that the National
League has not as much right to fair play as
toy other organization. Out andut partisans
mould, acknowledge, at any rate, that that Is
She policy of these reviews.
t A League Cace.
gyeH, the League has many cases which it
flalms are as strong if not stronger, than Mil
ips .treatment of the Brotherhood, from
tmong "many cases I will select the Cleveland
35b. A year ago the stockholders of
sat. ciud paid iia,ww or SZO.000 for a
lumber of good players. These play.
all signed contracts and the common
tnderstanding was that these contracts insured
be.dnb of the services of these for two years
x'least; that is,f or last season and the one next
asulng. The legality of this contract, by the
ray&liai nothing whatever to do with my
rgument. It Is sufficient to say that the
layers and -clnb stockholders alike had a com
itoa;anderstandingthat each player would at
Hitbe two years with the club it the clob
rauUdhim. But the players snddenly-resolve
o.repudlate this contract and common under
pMdincaud, almost In a body, desert the
ple;who have secured their services at such
(big cost. As far as the intentions of these
players were concerned, the money invented br
the club could be scattered to the Tour winds;
all the property of grounds, etc
could become worthless. Now what I con
tend Is that this, In spirit and in deed,
was as clear a case of contract jumping as I
know of. Marx, as I nave Just said whether or
not the contracts were lecal or not does not
matter. Thedeflnite understanding between 1
parties is entirety wnat ruies mis case, if my
statement of the case is unfair. I shall be glad
to learn how so; If my logic Is defective, happy
indeed shall I be If someone will put me right.
Well, then, if In the case of Cleveland it was
contract jumping such has also been the case
in every Instance where any old League players
deserted their clnbs this year under similar
circumstances. If this is a correct coc elusion
let us be fair enough to admit it: if it is a wrong
one then in the name of everything that Is
honest, let me be put right. To discuss the
matter in this way will be useful In the end, be
causo certainly some truth will evolve
and I presume every fair-minded man
is aiming at that. J am aware
that a-certain class of bigots and thorough
going psrtisans will admit of no truth except it
be on their side. This has ever been, and. I dare
say, ever will be. Some of the greatest mistakes
known in the history of the sciences have for a
time been cherished in the popular mind as the
greatest trath, and many brave men have been
butchered amid popular rejolclnc because these
denounced rotten and unsound principles. It la.
therefore, incumbent, indeed, it is a duty for all
of us to welch carefnlly both sides of this ques
tion, and give each 'side its just doe.
The contract jumping is reviving the threats
to appeal to law, and the way matters now stand
is very amusing to outsiders. Heretofore the
League magnates have to a very great extent
been relying that is, they say they have
been relying on their legal right
to enforce the contract of last
season for next season. The Brotherhood has
ridiculed this threat and contended that it was
mere "bluff." .However, the magnates have
apparently resolved not to entirely rely ontbelf
legal claim, but have commenced signing
players who have already signed Brotherhood
contracts. Now the Brotherhood leaders
threaten to appeal to law to enforce the right
of their contracts with the players who have
violated them. Surely all this Is very amus
ing, and one cannot help thinking that it the
law is good in one case it cannot be bad in the
other. All this Is. undoubtedly, unfortunate,
and will certainly have bad results. I strongly
maintain that it could all have been avoided
had the leaders of the Brotherhood gone the
right way to work. Had they begun at
the foundation and built up a union or
brotherhood, such as other bodies of men
have done before them, there would have been
few if any desertions in the ranks. The lack
of a thorough conception of the true princi
ples 01 unionism nas so lar ueen, ana will con
tinue to be, the "rocks ahead." True, some of
the defects which characterized the organiz
tion at the beginning have been or are being re
moved, and it is worthy of note that, public
criticism has prompted this, but if the organ
ization had been launched and conducted just
as other unions, members would certainly have
known more definitely what their aims were
and above all things would have had greater
confidence in each other. There are no rnin
ousdesertions in well-formed and well-managed
The New Club.
The local Brotherhood club is now a fact It
has been organized, and If its success depends
on the integrity and prestige of its officials it
will be a very successful club, indeed. It is.
Indeed, pleasing to note that such gentlemen as
Mayor McCallin, W. W. Kerr and W.P.Pot
ter are the prominent officials of the new ven
ture. They are business men and gentlemen.
The appointment of Edward Hanlon as mana
ger is also another strong assurance of the suc
cess of the clan. There are, undoubtedly, many
conjectures regardiug whether or not there
will be a Brotherhood club here. However,
Mr. Ward, the other day, emphatically In
formed me that there would be a club in Pitts
burg. Mr. Hanlon was also just as emphatic
on the matter. So that there is no doubt on
my mind on the question. If a Brotherhood
club can succeed in any city where
there are two clubs I can't see why
a club should not succeed here. My reasons
for this 1 stated last week. True, since then
there have been strong additions to the old
club, but I fail to see why this should kill the
new club. If the Brotherhood club could suc
ceed with Heckle; and. Miller in its ranks, it is
hard to see why It should not succeed without
them. They area great loss most certainly,
but if the Brotherhood has at command all the
good players its leaders claim, as PfefTersays,
the desertion of 20, SO or 40 players will not kill
the Brotherhood. There is one fact, however.
viz that to make the Brotherhood a success
unity among its capitalists is required just as
much as unity among its players.
THE SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.
Teenier Suggests a Regatta Sweepstake
Idea to Setllo It.
McKEESrORT. December 11 SInco the
death of Searle there has been considerable
stir in a quatic circles, and it is probable now
that rowing will start as Soon as the season will
permit with the greatest sweepstake race that
ever took place in the history of aauatlcs. It
is proposed to have a professional sweep
stake with the view of determining
who is to bold the championship title
of the world. This evening John Teemer re
ceived a telerram from the Boston Herald ask
ing if he would row Kemp on mutual waters
or abroad for the world's championship. He
wired back that he would not favor snch a
race, but that be would propose a grand pro
fessional sweepstake on mutual waters, in
which Stansburr, Kemp, O'Connor, Gaudaur,
Hanlan and Teemer. or any other professionals
wonld take part, each man to put up Jl.OOU.
The race should take place as soon as the
weather would permit, and in the event of it
being rowed in this country Kemp and Stans
bury be allowed expenses. This, Teemer
thinks, would be the only proper way to de
teimine the question of the world's champion
ship, as the death of Searle allows no one to
HANLAN IN LINE.
If Edward Is Done Rowing. He Can Talk
Teexton, N. J., December 11 Edward Han
lan, the oarsman, dictated the following chal.
lenge to the world this afternoon:
"I will post J1.000 with the Turf, Field and
Farm, or with any New York City newspaper
agreed upon.f or an open, free-for-all senile rs pn
any lake in this country or on the Thames
river. England, to take place in July next; The
distance, if rowed in this country, three miles;
It in England, over the Thames championship
course; each entry to pnt np 1,000, and tho
winner to take two-thirds and the second one.
third of the stakes, and the winner to be J
ciassea -uiiampton sculler or the world.' If
this is not satisfactory to Australians, I will
row any Australian oarsman for 2,500 a side
over the Thames course, in iSngland, next July
tor the championship of the world."
New Orleans Winner. '
New OBLEA&December It Winter meet
ing, seventh day; weather clear and warm; at
tendance good; track fast.
First race, eelllnir, six fnrlonrs-Nlne came to
the nost. Bob a ance 98, GO to 1; Koko 87, 8: Mollle
Hardy 99. 4; Dyer 99. 15: Vice K4Kcnt 111, M;
Pnente 111. 8; Duhme 114. 4 to 5; Harry Ireton 114,
6: Barney le 125. 8 Unhme shot out In front at
the start and held the lead till well In the straight,
but Jnst before reaching the string Koko and
tniente came to the front. Koko winning by half a
length alter a driving flnlsh, Puente second, half
a length ahead of Mollle Hardy third. Time; 1:15.
Second race, selling, four furlongs -four
started: Freemont 93, 4 to 1: Lncille 94, 6: Ken
llworth 105, 1; Morse lis, 8 to S. At start Free
mont was first, Kcnlrworth second, Morse third
and l.ncllle fonrth. It was contlnned. nntllhalf
way down the straight when Kenllworth went to
the Iront winning by a length, Freemont second,
hir a length ahead or Morse third. Time 60.
Third race, selling, for non-wlnncrs. five fur
longs Thirteen came to the post: Vivian 84. 15 to
I: Mattle Mcllenrv 94 15: Harry Mack 97, 20:
Sbendan 97, 8: Secret 99, 3; Sam Jonei 102. 30
Specie lOt, 20; Metal 107. 4: Crlsplno 107,4: Captain
Pennyweight 107, s; Flirt 109. 6: Regardless 112,
12: balance 11 S. Pennyweight led al the start!
Secret second. Vivian third. Crlsplno fourth; same
order at the half except that Flirt was third.
Entering the straight, beeret was In front, Fenny
weignt second, bnt before reaching tbe-wire Crls
plno coming very fast reached the wire and won
' j- -. until "iiiva DCbUUU WU tCJJKLU
ahead oi Flirt third. Time 1.-0J.
Fourth race, a free handicap, seven furlongs
Starters: McMurtryW, 9 to 10: Buckler 1(0. 2:
Fritchett 9a 10; Zeb Ward 90. 20; Probus 90? 8.
Prltehett led at the start. Buckler second. Probus
third. At the hair Probus was leading by a
length, and came first into the stretch, bat 11c
Martrysoon went to the front, winning by a
length. Probes second, a nose In Iront or
Pritenett. third. Buckler fonrth, . Zeb Ward fifth.
iiaclng again Tuesday.
A Fighting Doe Wanted.
The following challenge was received in this
To the Sporting Editor of The Dlspatcat
Sm-I will match my dog Pilot to fight the black
dog that killed the three-legged dox In Allegheny
at 28 pounds, give or take a pound, for S150 a side.
Mow if they mean business I will meet them any
time they name at Tin Dispatch once.
A Doa Fascieu.
W. X. Seott'a Mmble.
israelii TzxxoBax to the dispatcu.:
Erie, Pa., December 11 Hon. W. L. Scott
will send bis stable of running horses to Cape
Charles .Monday next. The stable goes in
charge of Mr. Charles Leighton, the trainer,
and numbers 84. including Torso, Banquet,
Maxworth, C. Leighton, Paradox, Canteen.
The stable start first in Brooklyn April 10.
Hon, William L. 8cott only keeps his mnnrng
stable here for a few weeks in the fall. , His
stud has 13 colti; mostly of Baron Cur's get. .
HOW IT ALL StirETED
Al Johnson's history of the Brother
HANLOK'S IMPORTANT PART.
Money the Great Object of the Cleveland
SOME VEEI INTERESTING POINTERS
Al Johnson, President of the Brotherhood
League, gives a fnll history of the origin
and development of the famous scheme.
He frankly states that he Is in it for money.
Hanlon was one of the original movers.
Some ' exceedingly interesting secrets are
rsrxcxAi. txxxobax to thx dispatch.!
Cleveland, December 14. President
Al Johnson, of the local branch of the
Brotherhood of Baseball Players, who is
now prominently identified with the move
ment in all its branches and ramifications,
was in a talkative mood the other night,
and, in response to an inquiry from The
Dispatch man, took an hour or two of his
valuable time in detailing bis connection
with the new movement and ontlining some'
of its history in the past few months. It is an
interesting story, and throws bght npon a great
many matters that the public hitherto has been
entirely unacquainted with.
'ily first connection with the Brotherhood,"
said Ur. Johnson, "in fact my first knowledge
that such an organization was in existence,
dates back to the second time that Pittsburg
played in Cleveland. If you will take the
'trouble to recollect, you will 'remember that
the Pittsburg club at that time, after losing so
many games in succession, came to Cleveland
and badly trounced tho home nine alter the
tatter's disastrous trip in the East. One nicbt,
as I was in my room near the Hollenden, Ed
Hanlon, of the Plttsburgs, mot me and out
lined to me the scheme with which you are now
all so familiar. 'Great Scott, Ed,' said I, 'this
is a big thing if you can only get some way in
which to bold all these people to an agree
ment.' I told him that I did not know a man
of the Cleveland club, and that I would think
of the matter before negotiating with the play
ers." 'Very well," said Hanlon, "I'll tell yon what
I'll do. I'll make an appointment with you and '
Twitchell at the Weddell House for to-morrow
"All right," I replied, and on the following
night Twitchell and Hanlon met me at the
Weddell. Twitchell came In at one entrance
and Hanlon at the other, to avoid suspicion.
We talked the matter over and I said to them:
"Here, this appears to be a good thing. I'm in
XT FOE THE DOLLARS,
if there's any It, and I will meet with the rest
of your club and hear what they hare got to
Previous to this, mind you, Hanlon had told
me that on tho night prior to July 4, the clubs
of the League had taken a vote on the question
of striking or reorganization on a plan outlined
by John M. Ward, in which' a $20,000 co-operative
corporation was to be the basis. It was
decided to reorganize, although there were
men who voted for a strike. After this decision
the players began casting about for capital and
"When Hanlon first broached .the subject to
me, by the way, be was desirous of knowing
whether I had any grounds on my line. 'Yes,'
said L I hare a Scndav grounds at Bverle's
Park and a grounds at Brighton. After' I had
become acquainted with the whole scope of
the thing I told him that if be was sure of bold
ins these men together I'd secure better and
more permanent grounds and go Into the thing
on a permanent basis.
"Well, we bad a meeting, and all of the 15
players of the Cleveland club were there. Han
lon was there, too, and the whole scheme was
thoroughly talked over. I had a man in th
hall to keep anybody from getting into the
room that didn't belong there, and I fixed the
policeman on the corner so he wouldn't be curi
ous about so many ball players coming Into my
place together. There were a great many things
talked about. The next night there was another
meeting, and I brought a sort of a contract that
I had lq mind myself and engaged Mr. Russell
to legalize. Well, that contract was amended
and discussed until its mother wouldn't haye
known it. Clauses were inserted and, taken out
ana everyinrag possiuie uuuo m? auib sui parties
GLASSCOCK AKD DENNT.
"The next club that came along here was In
dianapolis and I invited the men of that or
ganization up to talk the matter over. Glass
cock and Denny were both there, and Glass
cock said: 'Here, I've been playins ball all
these years and never knew that such a scheme
existed before.' They were all in favor of It,
and the matter was discussed freely in overy
detail until everybody understood it. Both
sides of the scheme were broached, and every
time a meeting was held we impressed It upon
the players that if there were any of them that
um not tmnx it wouia oe a sure go, or saw
difficulties in the way of the new league,
they could pull out.
"The next club that came was New Tort and
then Ward and I had a good chance to work
together, we asked an the team over to my
room, and for the first two nights everybody
came but Ewing. Finally John said to me:
Til teU you what it is. Al, I am .afraid that we
can't carry Ewing with us.' The other mem
bers of the team seemed a little dubious as
'Buck' didn't come, and finally on the third
night I said: 'Here, I can get this man If
the rest of you can't.' I went across to the Hol
llenden and was gone about 25 minutes. When
I cameCback I'Buck was with me. It was So
still in that room that you could have heard a
pin drop. We sat down, and then the whole
measure was outlined to Ewing. When the
contract was ready he said: 'I'm as good a
Brotherhood man as' any of you. I Would in
sert a clause in that contract or agreement
that when we go around to parties in these
cities asking subscriptions to our new corpora
tions, it be stipulated that no gambler or sport
ing man be allowed to take any stock. I have
lots of friends amonr them to whom I would
apply in a minute foiPche loan of a dollar If I
was bard up, but 1 don' believe it would be
cood policy to let them Into it.' Well, this was
put to the meeting and carried."
ABOUT THE PHILLIES.
"But I am setting a little ahead of my story.
Before New York' came Philadelphia played
here and all of that club was let Into the
scheme. Buffinton, Fogarty little Schrlver,
Farrar and all of 'em except Clements came up
to see me. Clements never, came to a meeting.
The whole thing was gone over with them and
everything explained satisfactorily. Clements
wouldn't come to the meetings, bat seemed to
be with the Brotherhood all right. One night
Fogarty, Clements, Farrar, myself and others
were talkintr about the scheme when George
Howe and Harry Wright came along, Fogarty
Instantly changed the conversation very neatly
by beginning to describe some prize fight he
bad seen somewhere and Clements helped him
out with It.
"While the New York club was here I bad
the contract or agreement that had been settled
upon struck off on a typewriter, and sent the
copies aronnd. New York, I remember, went
to Pittsburg In great feather after they thought
Ewing was with them, expecting to win three
straight games, but that's where they dropped
"The Boston'clnb came next on top list, and
as usual we bad all the men up to my room
and talked with them. All the Boston men -agreed
to play, and there didn't appear to be
the slightest opposition on their part. That
was the day, you remember, that Twitchell
made his big batting record. That night the
Cleveland club entire siguea the agreement.
Larry Twitchell was the first man to put his
name to the contract, and Cleveland was the
first club to siirn for the Flayers' League. The
Boston men took their contract with them, and
went on East.
"We had figured the question of dollars and
cents pretty close, knew the percentages, and
Strieker, of the Clevelands, waslceeping tab on
the turnstile, so that we knew about how many
people were in daily attendance at the Cleve
"The clubs were now pretty well fixed all
along the line. I had telegraphed Ward how
many meh I had signed, so he could use it to
influence the rest of the boys. About this time
I was called away from Cleveland to Boston
in connection with private business. I saw
the Boston players while I was there, and
a uiceuug was uciu on ine second night and
THE BOSTON PEOPLE SIONED
the) agreement including Clarkson. Morrill was
made'acquainted with what was going on and
ho was to do the outside Wort for ua. From
Boston 1 went to New York and "met Ward.
The Indianapolis club was then in the city. I
hunted up Ward and we talked over the matter
of signing the men of both teams. 'Would you
sign Glasscock and his team now, orwalt until
they get homer said Ward. 'Why, sign them
right away,' said L We want'emnow.' We
went down anil saw.fllaiscoek and nJtbsrt him
what' was the best inight to bring hit .sen to.
J-J.! -WW ft!
gether, -Saturday said he. 'All right," was tie
reply. 'we'll baveaaseednfr In the big room
over Nick Engers saloon Saturday night Fart
can go up the outside stairway and part up
through Engel's rooms, so as not to attract at
tention.' "Saturday night there was a room full.
Ward and I explained the whole thing and
talked to the players for about two hours.
Big Boger Conner talked an hour "and a half,
more or less, and Keefe had a great deal to say
about it After we had gone all over the argu
ments, I said, 'Now, gentlemen, if there are any
of you who desire, to sign thl3, here is the
chance.' Several started for the table to do it.
Hold on a minute,' said Buck Ewing. T am tho
first man to put his name dor-n on the paper.'
All or the New York club signed that night
but Whitney and O'Rourke. The latter left
word that he was all right, but had gone home
on account of sickness in his family. He wonld
sign in the morning upon his return,
"Henry Boyle, the Indianapolis pitcher; came
over and whispered to me then, '1 am afraid
that Glasscock sud Denny are going to kick
on account of salary.1 I again said if anybody
in the room didn't understand the matter
thoroughly, to say so, and Glasscock spoke np:
How about salaryr .
" 'The contract stipulates,' said I, 'that no
player is to get less salary than be bad the past
season. If any man's pay has been reduced by
classification he will receive the same pay that
he did m 1888. If a man has been player and
u4auoa,ci at to mil --& haso nwtuw j
" That's all right,' said ulasscock; I thought
our salaries wore to remain at the same
"' 'Why don't yon pay attention,' said Connor.
'Hete we've been explaining the whole thing
for two hours and a half or more.'
"Young Busie, of the Indianapolis team,
though not a member of the Brotherhood, was
at the meeting and signed the paper. After
the meeting was over the players went down
stairs and Benny said to J immy Adams, a New
Yorker, who was there: 'We've got 'em now;
we've got 'em handcuffed. There'll be no more
slave about this business.'
"The Philadelphia club was all signed, and I
went over there to talk up the matter with the
business men. 'I tried to get Ham Disston to
go Into the enterprise, but he did not see his
way clear just then. Jimmy Fogarty had been
working tooth and nail to get Philadelphia
capital enlisted, and finally he called a meeting
of tho supposed capitalists that were going into
the new deal. I went there with Fogarty and
met them. After talking awhile about the
matter they said: 'well, gentlemen, npon the
advice of our lawyers, we have concluded that
it Is not best for us to go into' this thing,' You
should have seen Fogarty's face. It was as
white as a -sheet. When wo got outside be
said: 'Well what'do you think of thatr 'Oh,
Jimmy,' said I, that's all right. If thoy won't
go in it, there are others in this big city of
1,000,000 people that will,' and there were, for
we found them."
"Yes, Tom Loftus knew it. At the request
of the 15 members of the Cleveland club I
called him in and told him, under pledge of
secrecy, whether, he was with the players or
not, what was going oh. Wo wanted bim for
manager.. Lof tus' face was as white as your
collar while I was making the statements, and
he said but very little.
"The Chicago club was the last club to sign.
I made the same proposition to them, told
them lust what bad been done, and then I
said, 'Now you fellows all know that Anson
isn't with you. Yon know that be is one of
the most popular ballplayers in the business,
and that he has got a big pull with the Chicago
Sublic. Somoman must be found who will
ave as much influence In bis place. Who
shall it bef They thought and pondered, and
finally I said: How would Comiskey dof They
answered like one man: The very chap,'
"How would youllke to play under himT"
said L i
"He was agreeable to them, but the boys did
not know the best way to get at him. They
wanted to be agreeable to all the members and
officers of the Brotherhood. Finally I said,
'Well, you needn't worry abou.- Comiskey any
u.ne last words he said to me were,
DON'T LEAVE ME OUT. .
"I want to be in this thing."
"The Washington club I signed after my re
turn to Cleveland. Every member put his name
to the agreement except Wiimot and Tom Daly.
Wilmot thought there was a chance for him to
go to St. Paul and make more money and did
not want to lose It. Daly asked a good many
I questions, but did not sign." '
"At tue nrst meeting l bad with Twitchell
and Hanlon at the Weddell House after I had
told them of my determination to aid them in
the affair, Hanlon said to Twitchell, Tele
graph Ward at once that Cleveland is all
"I held a long consultation with Tom. my
brother, before I finally went into the thing.
He agreed with me that there would be money
in it, and that it would be a good thing for the
railroad, but he didn't wantme to go into it, for
he did apt like the idea of my being mixed up
with a sporting business and sporting men. Of
course, it is a perfectly clean and legitimate
sport Finally I asked him if he wanted me to
pull out after being with the boys so long and
aiding the enterprise In every way, andhe gave
his consent to the plan. He thought I would
be doing too much, with the control of the rail
road and this other matter also. We talked
oxet the plan for two hours at least"
fiOGEES IS THE RING.
Tbe.Lcngue Lawyer Throws Down Hia Le
ss I Gauntlet
Philadelphia, December' It The Phila
delphia League club to-day signed Jos. if ulvey.'
of last season's team, and the contract has
been sent to Mr. Young for approval. Mulvey
bad previously signed a Brotherhood contract
Colonel Rogers, solicitor for the Philadelphia
Ball Club. Lim-, to-day filed bills in equity
against Hallmaj and Buffinton in which he
joined Mr. Henry M. Love as defendant The
bills set forth the membership and franchises
of the National League, the securing erection
of the Philadelphia Ball Park, its pavilions and
improvements at great expense, the securing
wi a fccttui ui BiMiiiui iiruiessiuuai oasenaii
players at. great expense, and the threatened
danger to the property and franchises of the
club by the loss of the players' services for
The bills also set forth the contmrta with
Hallman and Buffinton. containing the express
option given to the club to reserve the players
for hett season, together with a notice served
by.the.club on Its players on October 21 as to
their being reserved for the season of 1890. The
prayers of the bills ask that these players be
restrained by injunction from playing baseball
with or giving their services as ball players for
the season of 1890 to any other club or per
sons whatever, and that the defendant Love
be restrained from employing said Hallman
ana Buffinton or otherwise interfering with the
giving of their services to the Philadelphia
all Clnb, Limited. These two cases are se
lected because service can be made on the de
fendants. Other bills are' ready to be filed
against other players, but the first two will
doubtless be those that will be pushed as test
BASEBALL AT M'KEESPOBT.
Olllbce Signs With the Torreyson's Fromls
luc Trl-Stato Lcajrue Team.
BPXClAt. TKLZOBAX To THB DI8PATCni
McKEESPOItT, Fa.. December 14. The Mc
Keesport Trl-Stato League is hustling, and
signed Milbee and Leamon, Scottdale's two best
men, to-day. Milbee is the pitcher the Alle
ghenys were once trying very bard to get He
bad nine or ten good offers for next season and
some of them meant a great deal more money
than he signed for to-day, but he preferred to
sign with the McKeesports, who were repre
sented at Mount Pleasant yesterday by Man
ager Torreyson, W. A. Miller, one of the di
rectors, and Mr. Louis Smith, of Pittsburg, who
finely secured both of the above named players.
McKeesports have also got theirold shortstop,
Freddy Miller, who was with Wheeling last
yoar, and James Patterson, who also pitched
for them some during the latter part of the
season. The club now has Milbee, Baker and
Patterson, pitchers; Farrow and Keating,
catchers; Torreyson, first; Miller, shortstop:
Hortman, ' second; Leamons, center field;
Provlns, right field. This is a great base-running
outfield,' and hard and'sure hitters.
There are about a dozen applications for the
position of manager, and one will most likely
will stand a good chance. ' '
THE MEW LOCAL CLUB.
Mr. Beimer Selected to Accompany Han
lon to Mew York.
The elected 'officials of the local club con
nected with the proposed players league met
yesterday afternoon in Mayor licCallln's office.
The chief business, as stated by those interest
ed, was to appoint a delegate to accompany Ed
Hanlon to the New York meeting to represent
The delegate appointed was C. F. Beamer, a
son of a well known business man in Alle
gheny. The meeting, however, lasted about two
hours, and at the close Manager Hanlon said:
"We have bad an encouraging meeting. I have
been authorized to sign four good men at any
cost What I want 11 a 'first baseman,, a short
stop, a catcher and a fielder. We can get these,
and let nobody think we are short of money,
because I had a check of' (1,000 of
fered to go and get men. We will pay
all the advance' that is reasonably required
for good men, and not a man who has signed
with us, or who. will sign with us, has 'or will
have any reason to say that we are not lair or
Several matters were talked over in the meet
ing, and the 'great Idea was to try and have a
Brotherhood club in this city. Mr. Hanlon left
last evening for If ew York.
Shawls aad Jerseys- for holiday. pres
ents,. x j, ., . iztin4,& Bhtjsxeb,
jawsm -,,',' -if , f a -Fifth are.
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cially Safe.'; '
CAPTAIN C0MISKF8 , PLAHS.
An Interesting Meeting-of. the Local
THE LOCAL FfiDESTKIAN CONTEST.
VonderAhe seems to be determined to
get his clnb into the Brotherhood. He has
arranged with Comisky to make a deal for
his safety. The local Brotherhood club
held a meeting and discussed important mat
ters. rsrxciAi. TZLIOllAH to tot DISPATCH.!
St. Louis, Dececmber 14. President
Von der Ahe, of the St Louis team, left for
New York last night, accompanied by' Will
Johnson, brother of Al Johnson, of the
Brotherhood. They propose to make a last
lingering appeal to the Brotherhood in be
half of St Louis. Will Johnson has con
siderable influence with his brother and this,
combined with Von der Ahe's money, is re
lied npon to pull St Louis out of the hole.
If the worst comes, it is said Louisville and
Columbus will be abandoned on condition
that St Louis and the Athletics be taken
in. The Association meeting called for this
week in C'subus has been Indefinitely post
poned, and .1:J interest'of the remnant is now
centered in the Brotherhood. Von der Ahe is
confident that the Browns and Athletics will be
admitted, but his friends are not so sanguine.
A BAD BAEGAIN.
If the consolidation scheme is rejected, there
will be nothing left for the St Louis President,
bnt to sell the players he has under contract
However, hopeful be may be of the attractive
ness of the disjointed American Association,
it is plain that the organization, no matter how
well patched up, is a losing investment in St
Louis. Therefore, the greatest interest is felt
here in the action of the Brotherhood. Von der
Ahe now has 11 men under contract The last
one to sign was Tom itamsey.who was captured
In Indianapolis this week. Outside of Mc
Carthy, Chamberlain, Fuller, Stivetts and
Kamsey, the men are untried and unknown.
On Monday morning last. Von der Ahe re
turned from Hew Orleans, where be bad a long
conference with Comiskey. When he said he
did not make the trip for the purpose of signing
Comiskey, he told the truth. The object of tho
conference was to enlist Comiskey's services in
the task of saying St Louis.
COMISKEY IK LINE.
Von der Ahe told Comiskey that if he de
sired to play with the Chicago Brotherhood
Clnb he (von der Ahe) would offer no objec
tion on condition that the Captain would use
his influencewith the Brotherhood leaders and
.players to have St Louis admitted to the cir
cuit it 13 saia loinisxey accepieu tue oner
and wrote a number of letters to the leaders
ot the Players' League offering to join them
and play with the Chicago team, providing St
Louis was let in. If the deal Is a success it Is
asserted that Jake Beckley, who is favorably
known here, will cover first base tor St. Louis,
that Faats will go to Pittsburg' and Ted Lar
kiu to Cleveland. Comiskey will have abear
ing. Von der Ahe has relied upon this lever
so much that the scheme of the syndicate pur
chasing the Browns has been temporarily
abandoned. Another phase of the' deal is the
abandonment of Sportsman's Park and the
'lease of new grounds on Will Johnson's Street
Railway line, on the Southslde.
THE EACES SEXT WEEK.
A Pointer or Two From Heselman, the
Arrangements are just being completed for
the 72-hour pedestrian contest which starts In
this city at the London Theater Monday, De
cember 30. The track was surveyed yesterday
by Selwyn and Taylor, civil engineers of this
city, and will be 30 laps to the mile less S feet.
Yesterday Manager Davis -received letters
from Peter Hegel man aud D. J.Herty. The
formerstates that he, Herty. Querrero, N ore
mac and live other leading pedestrians will be
here. Hegelman guesses on Querrero
because nooody is sure where the Mexl
can intends to be. Hegelman and
JNoremac are each somewhat afraid of Guer
rero. However, the latter wired last
night that be and his trainer, "Happy" Jack
Smith, will be here about Wednesday or Thurs
day. Koreinac, who is being backed by a local
business man. very well known, will be here to
morrow or Tuesday. Dan Herty wired yester
day that he will be here during the latter part
of the week, and he states in a letter that he is
In first-class condition. Norcmac thinks that,
notwithstanding the track, the record will be
menaced. Of course all score keepers will be
put under oath to an Alderman.
Manager Davis also received yesterday the
entry oi Robert Wheeler, ot New York. The
entrance fee of 25 accompanied the entry.
Wheeler Is an unknown, and is entered by
Oliver, the New York boat builder.
The Elizabeth Winners.
Ne-w York, December 11 To-day's races at
Elizabeth resulted as follows:
First race, purse 1100, beaten horses ot all ages,
10 pounds below the scale, six furlongs-The Ab
bess first, Baplne second, Don't Know third.
Time, 1:21M. Bettlnjr-The Abbess iio land 3 to
5, Kaplne Z to 1 and 3 to S, Don't Know 12 to 1 and
Second race, purse 1325. for all ages. 20 pounds
above the scale, sellln tr. five and & half furion ire
Cnpld first Alva second, Harry Kaustus third.
Time, 1:13. Bettlnjc-G'apla IS to land Sto 1,
Alva 50 to land 20 to 1, Harry JfaustnsZtoland
Third race, pnrse S3J5, beaten allowances, six
fnrlonfts Bela first, Gipsy second, Faunas third.
Time, l:21M. Belting: Bela 3 to 1 and no place
money: Uypsy 1 to Z, Faunas 5 to 1.
Fourth race, pnrse SEV beaten allowances, six
and a half farlonps-Dead'heat between Lillle
Kinney and Can'tTell, Glory third. Tirae.l!9.
Betting: Lillle Kinney IS to 5, Can't Tell 3 to &
Glory (to I.
Filth race, handicap, jnnrse 8400, for all ages, one
mile Bellwood. first; King Cralv second; Bar
rister, third. Time liflH. Bettlng-Bellwood 8
to 5 and Ito 2, King Crab 8 to Sand Ito 2, Barris
ter 20 to land 5 to f.
Sixth race-Wilfred, first: Golden Keel, second:
King Idle, third. Time 1:50. Betting-Wilfred 7
Can'tTellwonthe run off or the fonrth event
easily from Uille Kinney. Ttmel:31,U. Betting
-Can' t Tell 3 to G, Lillle Kinney 3 to 1, Glory 4
Of Pure Cod Liver Oil with
Of Lime and Soda,
There are emulsions and emulsions,
and there is situ much. sMmmrA mirk
which masquerades as cream. Try as
uieu m iminy manujacturers cannot 1
so disguise their cod liver oil as to make J
it palatable to sensitive stomachs. Scott's 1
1XFER OLD, combined toith Bvpoplios
phites is almost as palatable as milk.
For this reason as well as for the fact
of the stimulating qualities of the Bypo
phosphites, Physicians frementlu pre
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Srlce 112,000, one-third cash, balance secured: also,
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MEMBERS OF SARATOGA. LODGE NO.
262, Junior Order of American Mechanics,
are requested to meet at their hall, corner of
Main and BUtler streets, on MONDAY, at ISO
P. at, to attend the funeral of our late brother.
M, s, Stellmas. Hats, white gloves, funeral
badges. Members of sister councils are in-
vitea so Tiiieuu. w oruer oi
iOHN J4AJOB,:CeUr, J
INDORSED by the President of St George's
Medical Aid Association,? Fifty-fifth st,N.Y.
Boge'rs' Royal Remedies Co.:
Gentlemen I want to say a good word for
your Nervine. I think, it a grand medicine.
Given to patient at seven months, with terrible
swelling of feet and body, no appetite, constant
vomiting; headache, sleeplessness and extreme
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patient much Improved, appetite better,
sleeps well and says she feels like a new woman.
The patient has been nnder our physician's
care, and your Nervine is the first thing which
has done her any good.
A. CHEVAILLIERE, President
There Is no remedj in the world like this for
Failing Nervous Energy, Fluttering or Palpi
tation of the Heart Giddiness, Loss of Appe
tite, Want of Sleep and all the varied symptoms
which indicate a weakness of the nerves and
brain. If your drnggist has not got it refuse
substitutes and ask him to send for it Price 5L
EXTENDING TO YOU
The Compliments of the approaching season,
A Very Merry Christmas and
a Happy New Year.
We do this with the utmost cordiality, fully
realizing the many favors and patronage be
stowed upon ns within the past and now with
our good wishes and congratulations we will
take this opportunity to ask you to remember
in making up your lists for the coming festivi
PURE WINES, .BRAND1E8, WHISKIES,
CORDIALS, CHAMPAGNES, Eia.ETO.,
that we can offer you better Inducements than
any other house In the two cities.
Here we give you a partial list with prices,
of pure, wholesome goods we now have in
Pure 8-year-old export Guckenhelmer
Whisky, full quarts, SI, or S10 a dozen.
Overholt Pure Rye, 5 years old, full quarts,
SL or (10 per dozen.
Finch's Golden Wedding, 10 years old, full
quarts, SI 25, or 812 per dozen. ,
Danville's Old Irish Whisky, anarts. si 0. or
S15 per dozen.
Ramsav's Old Scotch Whisky, distillery at
Islay, $1 GO per bottle, full quart
Wise's Old Irish Whisky, distillery at North
Mall, Cork, SI GO per bottle, full quart
Pure Old Port, 4 years old, very fine, full
quarts, GO cents.
Pure Old Sherry,4 years old, none better, full
quarts, 60 cents.
Sweet Muscatel, fine in point of delicacy and
flavor, full quarts, 50 cents.
Angelica, a rich, clear, fragrant wine, full
quarts. GO cents.
Reisling, excellent; tart and high flavor, full
quarts, GO cents.
oweet catawoa, light paiatabie,agreat desid'
eratum, full quarts, 60 cents.
Claret light ruby, and a general favorite.f all
quarts, 75 cents.
All wines are sold at t5 per dozen, except
Claret at SO,
GOLD SEAL CHAMPAGNE, equal to the
best imported champagne, at a much less cost
Pints, 75c; quarts. $L
All mail orders receive immediate and care
ful attention. Fleaso remit by money order,
draft, or register your letter.
Jns. FlEminrj I Son,
412 Market Street,
A SURE CUBE FOR PILES-
Dr. Woodward, Red Valley. N. J, writes
iSmall's Magic Balm or Ointment is the first
remedy which has given me Instant relief. I
have tried a dozen different kinds of ointment
for piles. 50c at every drugstore, or by mail.
Address JOSEPH FLEMING 4 SON,
de!5-II9 Druggists. Pittsburg, Pa.
AFRAID OF CONSUMPTION.
For seven years did Mr. John V. Hart
man, of 1214 Main street, Sharpsbnrg, suffer
from catarrh, which gradually grew worse,
until he became afraid he was on the verge of
consumption. He bad a constant hawking
and spitting, and some of the poisonous
matter that gathered in his throat extended
to bis lungs. A cough set in. He felt sore
ness and pain in his lungs and aiotind his
shoulder blades. His throat became sore
and ulcerated, breath short, his eyes were
weak and had much pain over lbem. He
lost flesh, had those terrible night sweats,
and gradually grew weaker. After becoming
cured by the physicians of the Catarrh and
Dyspepsia Institute, 323 Penn avenue, he gives
the following statement:
Mr. Jolxn. "V. Hartman.
"Yes, I was afraid of consumption, and my
case was even worse than has been described.
I now weigh more than ever before, feel well
and strong, and it gives me pleasure to add my
testimony with the hundreds already published,
to my complete enre by these physicians.
The Catarrh and Dyspepsia Institute is ner
manently located at 323 Penn ave. They cure
Catarrh, Dyspepsia and Diseases of Women.
Consnltation free to all. Patients treated suc
cessfully at home by correspondence. Offlce
hours, 10 A. M. to 4 P. at, and 6 to 8 p. x. Sun
days, 12 to 4 p. k. deforwrsu
TO THE PUBLIC.
it is 1?tt:r,:Ei-
Dzak Bin The sample of J. W. Hunter's To
mato Ketchup received from you on Oct. 8, '89,
has been analyzed, and 1 find It free from all min
eral acids, salicylic add or artificial coloring
BlgnedJ HUGO BLATCK, Chemist.
FpR SALE BY1
HOTEL BON AIR,
Sommesrvflle Heights, Augusta, Ga.
This new and elegant hoteMwtth accomnioila
tlons for 300 guests, -will open its doors for winter
tourists Dec 1st, 1SS9. In its construction, noth
ing that will contribute to the comfort of 'Its;
patrons has been-omitted; it is unsurpassed In
all Its appointments and general tone. Otis ele
vator; steam heat: open fireplaces In bed rooms;
electric bells; telegraph office; elegant parlors
and dining room; pure mountain spring water;
rooms en suite, with private and public baths;
steam laundry; excellentllvery, with picturesque:
drives and walks, are some of Its attractions.
The Hotel Bon Air will be under the superior
management ot Mr. C A. Llnsley, of Massachu
setts, late proprietor of the Glenham Hotel, Plftb
Avenue, New York, and the Antlers,'' Colorado
Springs. A handsomly Illustrated book contain
ing full Information win be sent on application
to lir. Ltnsiey, Augusta, Ga.
nr .!. . "73 a&r-. .&' ,txw-s a
THE GRANDEST ASSORTMENT OF CHRISTMAS GIFTS
EVER GATHERED UNDER ONE ROOF.
TOYS, DOLLS, BOOKS, GAMES
Children's Desks, Bureaus, Washstands, Express Wagons, Veloci-'
pedes, Hobby Horses and Mechanical Toys, Dolls' Furnishings, Jew
elry, Toilet Sets, Stockings, Shoes and Hats.
Christmas Cards, Stationery in- Plush and Paper Boxes, Floor
and Table Easels.
Bevelled and Triplicate Mirrors in. Plush, Bronze,' Oxidized' Silver
and Antique Oak. '-,
Florentine, Bronzes, Hungarian and Blown Ware, Fancy Cups and
Saucers. An endless variety.
HANDKERCHIEFS ! . . ..'
Ladies' and Men's Embroidered, Initial, Plain and Fancy Colored
Bordered Handkerchiefs. An elegant assortment and at our famous
Gold and Silver Handles. An Elegant Variety and in all grades.
Letters engraved free of charge oh all Umbrellas purohased during the
SPECIAL 600 Elegant Gloria Silk Umbrellas, with elaborate
handles, and worth 84 eaoh. Our Price 82 24.
Holiday Goods Suitable for Men I A, most complete assortment of
Neckwear, Dress Shirts, Collars, Guffis, .Suspenders and Silk Hand-''
All Holiday Goods Purohased now Will be stored until wanted
COME IN THE MORNING AND AVOID THB RUSH!
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found himself in the above predicament. He
Is now mating a bee-line for his old' friend,
DICKSON, the Tailor, 65 Fifth avenue, corner
Wood street, second floor, where his new reno
vating process win be put is operation andhis
clothes made to look like new again. Tele
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