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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 10, 1893.
Providence and Springfield excepted,
the Scranton club ha during the! past
two week made the most meritorious
showing: of any of the Eastern league
clubs and thereby hang? a 'tale. Al
most any civilised community would
applaud and support any old kind of
n)B aggregation of ball tossers who
qould win 75 per rent, of games played,
Jbut, although the Scranton club has
avfAAaMl tli la lupptntflM tha nlavaH
and management have had tt submit
to a disgraceful war of hoodlumiam In
cited by an element which Is disgruntled
because two players for which It had
a personal friendship were released.
Profanity and cat-rails hurled at Its
players and management la something
new In Scranton, but these have fea
tured the games of the past week, dur
ing which the mistakes of the home
players have been Jeered at. while every
mall advantage of visiting clubs have
railed forth applause and encourage
ment. This strange sentiment was
given birth when Delaney was released
to Syracuse and culminated on Monday
when Rogers was dismissed. Its ef
fect was seen In Wednesday's game
when Luby. disgruntled with the abuse
heaped upon him by some of the spi-c-tators.
refused to pitch after the fifth
Inning and Meaney went In and helped
win the game out. This Incident mere
ly shows what the Delaney-Rogers
misguided and disgruntled element Is
doing to kill the game In this city. It
1 a dog-in-the-manger, small and fool
ish policy that would appear to better
advantage in a game of 'marbles or
leap frog. The manly and perfectly
proper ivursf lur me i'Ulliicuousiy ui-
itlsfled persons to follow Is to stay
wsv rrftm in ?ni tnniann nermtr ineir
antes wmiuui ine aiiuu) aui-e vi mc
Snpalctnir of Delanev and Roarers suir-
sts the question of what small rignt
the Scranton club. The Syracuse
papers were clamoring to nave uui
going where Delaney did, or to
Rochester, where good money is wait
ing for a good catcher. This paper
ha no differences, personal or other
wise, with Rogers, who Is gentlemanly,
conscientious and a food player, 'but
we are antagonistic to the blasphemous
Jeering element that has taken up
cudgels in his behalf, and this state
ment voices the Bentlment of the better
element of base ball patrons. No ob
jection can be made to a decent, manly
and Intelligent disapproval of Manager
Barnle or his players, but there is a
decided objection to the past week's
brutal and profane Jeering which. If
allowed to go unchecked, would bring
the healthful, helpful American game
down to the level of those who wallow
In Us misfortunes.
The truth of the foregoing was proven
yesterday, when two Incidents testified
to the result of the d'scouragement of
fered the pluyers and their manager.
Whether Luby did or did not throw the
game Is aa Jmmaterial matter, but it
la plainly apparent that the threatened
severe trouble was caused by the distinguished-dissatisfied.
Conversation with the players does
not Indicate that there Is tha slightest
trouble between them and Barnle. The
latter has only human agencies at his
command, and It Is to his credit that
under such circumstances he can so
well control his men. They are athletic
fellows and full of life and spirit, and
cannot submit to being slapped in the
face, figuratively speaking, by an audi
ence for whose benefit they are doing
their level best. If a dog is kicked he
will sometimes turn and a ball player
will do the same.
Manager Jack Chapman, of the Tor
onto club, denies emphatically that
there has been any Idea of transferring
mor started from the possibility
of transferring the home games of
the week of Sept. 2, when
begins the fair in Toronto. He
believes that his city Is, ex
cepting Buffalo and Rochester, more
capable of supporting say a fourth, fifth
or sixth position club than any city In
the league. When one considers what
might happen to Wllkes-Barre, Scran
ton, Springfield or Providence with a
tallend club, the Toronto manager's
statement seems to contain more truth
Scran ton' gain during the week Is
best Indicated in the following table,
which shows that the most meritorious
showing since last Friday has been
made by Scranton, with WHkes-Barre
second, Springfield third and Toronto
fourth, i Syracuse, Buffalo, Rochester
and Providence wre the losers, the
most unfavorable showing being In the
Comparative OacWssk Tsble.
I lO- i
a t 2rt as j j
Springfield Cr28 7ffl.WM
Providence 62 31 .832) .23 007
Wllkes-Barre 44 36 .64l.057 .016 ....
Syracuse 45 87 .Cff!.W9 017
Buffalo 4.1 49 . 4821.407 015
Scranton 36 44l.B.4fiO .018 ....
Rochester 3G 67l.39.-ij.387 008
Toronto 26 69.300 .806 ,003....
Mayor Connell was a grand stand spec
tator of yesterday's circus.
There was very little barnyard language
yesterday, thanks to the police.
Regular police are a success. They be
gan their baas ball assignment Just In the
nick of time.
Scranton can occasionally play an er
rorless game. And yet the brutal elite
will root for the enemy.
No club baa made a greater gain In per
centage during the last week than Scran
ton and yet there Is kicking.
Meaney will be In the box, which! con
sidered with ths fact that Buffalo Is due
to win, should promise a good game. -
ays ths WIIkeBarrs Evening Leader:
"The Scranton Tribune stand In favor of
clean, ball and clean everything else.'.' ,
. Possibly Delaney and Rogers have not
Most any friends through the recent' war
fare agamsi me ciud, but gracious Known
tney bav not won any, - -
Pitcher Johnson secured permission to
go with Rogers to Hornsllavllle yesterday,
where they figured as ths battery for tha
x-4IUt league club of that city.
Although be - has released Fournler,
Manager Morton, of Buffalo, denied last
Bight ths report telegraphed from Wilkes
Ban that he had let Wadsworth go.
tSttltsMtaia bas wen on more ga
than he ha lost He bas struck out K5
men and given 128 bases on balls. And
yet he is supposed to be worth JW.000.
To Jack Neat thanks. He yesterday
made himself conspicuous by keeping still.
And It may be remarked that his free ad
mission privilege has been recalled.
Any team that undertakes to go to Eng
land after the middle of September will
lose money. The ground is unlit for play
ing, the weather Is too cold, and football
engrosses the attention of the multitudes.
Arthur Irwin has abandoned his pro
posed English tour with the Phillies. He
had a conference' yesterday with Mr.
Wright, of MUlilh-borouirh, Kngliuid, and
the latter assured Irwin that no team
could make money there unless It played
during the summer.
Luby' suspension leaves a vacancy In
the pitching end of the team. Dean, the
Young Men's Christian association twlrler,
or a young New Yorker now visiting in
this city, may be taken on the coming trip.
The hitter is known, only to Manager
Barnle and a well-known reputable person
who vouched for the unknown's ability.
"Play the game" Is the remark of Smith
which caused Tommy Hanuon to lose his
temper. These words are heard from
pluyers In nearly every game played and
offered Hanuon no excuse for his out
burst. It Is due llnnnun, however, to say
that he regrets tho occurrence. He and
Smith ure friendly and each understands
the other's position In the matter.
Amateur Hull Notes.
Tho Rustlers, of M'.nooka, and the
Hughes club, of Scrunton,. will play on
Mlnooka grounds tomorrow.
The Anthracite club? of Moosic, will be
unable to meet the Olyphuut team today,
because the Anthracite players cannot get
olT from work.
The South Washington Avenue Stars
accept the challenge of the James Hoys
for a game Sunduy afternoon on James
Hoys' grounds. '
Toronto 8 Scranton
Springfield II Syracuse
lro ldonce 12 Rochester. . . .
Syracuse was the only first division
club to lose and Toronto the only tail
ender to win yesterday. The former's
defeat by Springfield was disastrous, as
it permits the Alligators to go up Into
third place. Tho ToronUnScranton
game will go down Into base ball his
tory as n game without an explanation.
Wllkes-Barre won with Coakley In the
box with ridiculous ease against Buffa
lo. Gannon, of Syracuse, was pounded
steadily by the Ponies, and the Roches
ter menagerie was taken In quite handi
ly at Providence.
Standing of Eastern League Clubs.
I I I !
'!s s j i V
e c 0 o c j .
c i S o 0 S
Games lost ..
4 ; ': 8r9; si g;ui
6! 8 11 4
9! 7! 5 81
..! 6i 6131
ai 4i.. 6
41 4 6 ..
6j 6: 6!..
41 S 6; 4
21 41 21 6j
I 4: 3 4i-!
I 'i 1 2
almost A ftioT.
Spectators Thought Pitcher l.uby Was
Throwing tho Game PYesonco of a
Squad of Rogular Policemen Prevented
A small sized riot was for several
minutes threatened at the Base Ball
park yesterday afternoon and was pre
vented only by the presence of a squad
of regular policemen.
Pitcher Luby, who was disgusted
with the roastlngs he received during
the game of Wednesday, Was guyed dur
ing yesterday's contest and was round
ly hissed when in the eighth Inning he
stood at the plate with his bat on his
shoulder and permitted three strikes to
be called on him. He had been pitch
ing poorly and assisted Toronto by
pitching errors and easy balls to score
all of their eight runs. When he so de
liberately allowed three strikes to be
called on him the spectators decided
that he had thrown the game and hissed
him roundly. He bolted through t'he
gate and was making tracks up the
steps of the grand stand with the evi
dent Intention of annihilating a man
he had spotted, when two policemen
Police Hustled Him Away.
The crowd made as If to rush down
the step9 and do the Irate pitcher bodily
harm, but the policeman hustled him
Into the dressing. room, where he was
guarded until after the game. Meaney
pitched the last Inning.
A sufficient number of the directors
were present to take Immediate action
upon the case, with the result that Luby
was forthwith suspended and fined all
the back pay ue him The suspension
Is practically a blacklisting, which may
be continued until the club sees fit to
raise its severe penalty. : .
Last night Luby told a Tribune re
porter that h'e consented to pitch the
game only because It had been reported
that he had trouble with IManager I3arr
nle and he wished to do what he could
to dispel the report. When told that
many thought he had purposely
thrown the game he denied It em
phatically, and;sald he had pitched to
the best of his ability, but . was so
rattled by the Jeerlngs of the crowd
when be went to bat that he cared not
whether he struck at tho ball or not.
liannon Adds to tho Kxcltomont.
There was another excltlng episode
In Scranton' last time at bat which
was the last of the game. Eagan had
hit safely and Hannorl rame to the
plate. cAfter fouling out to Jud Smith,
after bitting what would have been a
called ball, Alec Smith called out from
the bench some remark of disapproba
tion. This so angered Bannon that he
began a loud tongue-lashing for his
fellow-player, which was continued un
til the bench wasreached.
Bannon payed no attention to Mana
ger Barnlc'a order for hrlm to keep si
lent, whereupon Barnle fined him $10.
"I don't eare lf you make It $25 yon
can linn all I've got coming If you want
to" was the reply. This resulted In
Bannon being ordered to the dressing
room, where Manager. Barnle followed
him.1 An unfounded report that player
and manager -had come to blows In the
dressing room served to Create further
disorder In the grandstand.
: Toronto Trlod a Sow Pitoher. .
According to the announcement
made In this column, Toronto had a trial
pitcher,: Brennemer, in the box. ' Only"
In the first and eighth Innings did he
prevent more' than three flftranton bats
men from fading him, 'but'' the -home
club's bit were conspicuously absent
when men were on basis or the ball
was sent Into some outfielder's, hand.
He showed himself to be a fair twlrler,
but If Luby's pitching, intentional or
not. had not been so unfortunate,
Scranton should have wou.
. . - A B- R. H. O. A. E.
A. Smith, rf i 9 0 2 0 0
Ward, 2b 6 1 0 0 2 0
Eagan, If 6 9 2 V 1 0
liannon, cf S 2 S 6 0 0
Bchrlver, e ' S 0 1 2 0 0
Huston, tb 2 112 2 0
Stearns, lb S 0 1 12 0 0
Sweeney, s 2 0 SO 3 0
Luby, p S 0 0.0 2.0
Meaney, p 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 4 9 23 11 0
A.U. R. H. O. A. E.
Lutenburg. lb 4 117 0 0
Freeman, rf 2 110 0 0
J. Smith, Sb 4 2 2 4 0 0
Lake, c 2 1 2 4 0.0
Demont, ss 4 0 1 4 4 0
Uetrick. cf 2 1 0 4 0 0
Sliliinkk, 2b 4 11 1.20
Casey. If 4 0 0 2 0 0
Brennemer, p 2 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 21 8 8 27 8 1
Lake out for Interfering with batted
Scranton 0 2 J 0 1 0 0 0 04
Toronto 2 0101200 8
Earned runs Scranton, 3; Toronto, 4.
Two-buse hit Demont. Three-base hit
Bannon. Stolen bases Bunnon 2. Luten
burg, Lake 2. J. Smith, Uetrick. -Left on
bases Scranton, 11; Toronto, 5. Struck
out By Luby, Shlnulck; by Meaney,
Casey; by Brennemer, Luby 2. First on
errors Ward. First base on called balls
Off Luby. 4; off Hrentremer, . Hit by
pitcher Luby, Huston, Uetrick. Brenne
mer. Umpire Uoescher. Time Two
EARNED HIS RELEASE.
Fournler, of ths Buffaloes, Was Easy for
Wllkes-Barre, Pa., Aug. 9. Coakley,
in hi pitching against Buffalo today,
was absolutely Invincible, and the
Bisons should have been shut out. In
the eighth Inning Wise hit a long fly
to flrlflln and the dark clouds rendered
It difficult to Judge the ball and It went
over Griffin's head, giving Wise a
ttipple. Bowse then singled, scoring
Wise. The next two went out; Four
nler's short double scored Dowse, who
advanced on the two outs; 'Bottenus
flew out to Griffin.
Coakley struck out Drauby and Cly
m?r In one Inning, and his speed was
wonderful. Fournler was batted all
over the lot, and thirteen out of the
fifteen iruns were earned, Lewee's
work was clean at short, while Mc
Mahon also put up a brilliant game.
Fournler and Wadsworth were re
leased tonight and George Meekln, late
of Wllkes-Barre, who claims to 'have
regained his arm, reports to Manager
Morton, at Scranton, tomorrow.
A.B. U. II. O. A. E.
Lytle, If 8 2 3 4 0 0
Bonner, 2b 6 3 3 2 3 1
Lexotte, rf 4 I 3 1 0 0
Orlffln, cf 2 2 110 0
Earl, lb 6 2 3 10 2 0
Dlgglns, c 8 1 3 5 0 0
Mc.Mahon, ' ss 6 0 1 2 3 0
Smith, 3b 6 1 3 0 2 0
Coakley, p 6 1 2 2 2 0
Totals .... 47 15 22 27 12 1
A.B. R. H. O. A. B.
Bottenus, If 4 0 0 1 0 0
Drauby, 3b 4 ,0 0 2 3 1
Shearon, rf 4 0 0 2 0 0
Clymer, cf 4 0 1 2 0 0
Wise, 2b , 4 1,1 4 3 1
Dowse, e 3 0 1 6 1 0
Field, lb 3 10 7 10
Lcwee, ss 2 0 14 7 0
Fournler, p 3 0 1 0 0 0
Total 31 2 6 27 15 2
Wllkes-Barre 0 0 4 0 1 8 0 0 215
Buffalo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 02
Earned runs Wllkes-Barre, 13; Buffalo,
2. First base on errors Wllkes-Barre, 2.
Left on bases Wllkes-Barre, 10; Buffalo,
3. First base on balls Off Coakley, 1; off
Fournler, 6. Struck out By Coakley, 4;
by Fournler, 1. Home run Earl. Three
base hits Bonner, Grlflln, Wise. Two
base hits Smith, Dlgglns, Fournler, Karl.
Stolen bases Bonner, Lexotte, Griffin,
Field. Double plays Lewee to Wise to
Field to Dowse; Bonner to McMahon to
Earl; Lewee to Wise; Lewee to Wise to
Field. Umpire Qaffney. Time 1.50.
Gannon Was Hard lilt.
Springfield, Mass., Aug. 9. Spring
field, notwithstanding the absence of
Donnelly and Shannon, scored an easy
victory over the Syracuse team today.
Gannon was In the box and the home
team pounded him at will, particular
ly In the flrst three Innings. Gruber
held down the visitors In fine style, al
lowing them but seven hits and these
were scattered. The fielding of both
teams was better than their base run
ning, and a large number of double
plays were made, Syracuse getting four
and Springfield " two. Jones played a
fine game In center and batted well.
Crane umpired for JIurst, who Is stand
ing trial for refereelng a prize fight.
Springfield ..8 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0-11
Syracuse 0 0 0 0 1 0 Q 0 01
Hits Springfield, 17; Syracuse, 7. Er
rors Springfield, 2; Syracuse, 8. Batter
ies aruber and Gunson; Gannon and
Hess. Earned runs Springfield, 4. Left
on buses Springfield, 9; Syracuse, 6. First
base on balls Off Gannon, 3. Struck out
By Gruber, 4. Three-base hits Jones,
Leahy; Gunson, Gruber. Two-base hits
Jones,' McDonald. Sarcrlflce hit Eagan.
Stolen bases Leahy, McDonald. Double
plays Power and Hess; Hess and I'ower;
Eagan, Moss and Power; Sweeney and
Power; McDonald and Callahan; Gunson
and McDonald. Hit by pltcher-Beheff-ler.,
Umpire Crane. Time 1.65.
Providence Wins with East.
Providence, R. I., Aug. 9. Providence
won easily from Rochester today.
Tlghe, of Rochester, wa temporarily
disabled In practice before the game,
and this handicapped the visitors some.
Keenan pitched good ball, but the home
team had a batting stroke, and hit the
ball and piled up runs steadily. In the
seventh Inning Rochester ihad a streak
of loose playing on thrown balls, and
with timely hitting the locals distanced
tha Rochesters. In the last two In
nings ths visitor batted Rudderham
for seven hits, with a total of thirteen
bases and made six runs. Score:
Providence 2 0 2 0 0 1 6 0 012
Rochester 0 0 0 0 9 0 01 29
Hits Providence, 14; Rochester, 14. Er
rors Provid.nce, 2; Rochester, 1 .Dattsr
les Rudderham and McAuley; Ksenan
and Whits. , Earned runs Providence, ;
Rochester, 4,' First base on balls Rogers,
Murray,. McAuley, Daly,- Breckinridge.
Struck out Berger, Donahue 3, Keenari,
Basse tt, Rudderham 2. Home run Bai
sett Three-base hits Breckinridge, Gary.
Two-base hits Bassett, Strieker Hurray,
White 1 1 Sacrifice hit Cooney, . Stolen
bases Bassett, 8trlcker.and Ragers. Hit
by pitcher-Knight. "Wild pitch-Rudder
bam. Passed ball White. Tltttal.U,
World of Sport
. 1 ,
Philadelphia. Louisville, Boston and
Cleveland were winners In yesterday's
National league game, and New Tork
and Baltimore played two games and
split even. Cincinnati, by not playing,
goes up from Bixth to fifth and ahead of
the Chicagos, who lost to Cleveland.
Brooklyn drops from eighth to ninth,
below the Quakers, before whose prow
ess the Bridegroom fell.
Standing of Natioaal I eagii
1 P. W.
Cleveland 94 67
Pittsburg 89 63
Baltimore 84 49
Boston 94 48
Cincinnati 98 48
Chicago 84 62
New York 86 46
Philadelphia 86 45
Brooklyn 86 45
Washington 81 28
St. Louis 91 28
Louisville 85 22
At Brooklyn- R. H.E.
Brooklyn 0 000000101 6 0
Philadelphia 1 01101000-4 12 0
- Butteries Abbey and Grim; Smith and
Grady. Umpire Keefe.
At Pittsburg R. H.E.
Pittsburg 000 1 0 00 00- 1 6 4
Louisville 0 003100004 11 1
Batteries Hawley and Bug Jen; Wey
hliitf and Wurner. Umpire Juvne.
At Baltimore First game R. H.E.
Baltimore 1042000018 12 4
New York 0 4 0 3 34010-1514 2
Batteries Hoffer and Clark; Meekln
and Wilson. Umpire Kmsllc.
At Baltimore Second 'game R. H.13.
Baltimore 0013040 8 9 3
New York 0 02000002 5 E
Batteries McMahon and Robinson:
Clark and Wilson. Umpire Emslle and
Hunt. Called, darkness.
At Boston R. H.E.
Boston 0 011000034 12 1
Washington 000001 1 013 9 3
Batteries Nichols and Gantsll; Mercer
and McGulre. Umpire Burnham.
At Chicago- R. H.E.
Chicago 0 0 01 0 2 3 01 8 13 6
Cleveland 0 2030580 0-18 13 1
Baterles Hutchinson, Thornton and
Kittrldge und Donahue; Cuppy and Zim
mer. Umpire O'Duy.
At Allentown R. H.E.
Allentown 0003 0 0 3 0 0 6 10 5
Hazleton .1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 8 8 2
Batteries Mayer and Fox; Quarles and
At Lancaster R. H.E.
Lancnster ...000 1 0 00 2 1- 4 11 0
Carbondale 0 010000001 4 1
Batteries West and Roth; Anderson and
NEXT YEAR'S LEAGUE.
President Power Say It Will Be tho
Same as Now,
Amsterdam, N. Y., Aug. 9. President
Charles Powers, of the Eastern base
ball league, writes to an Amsterdam
friend today concerning a report about
changes In next season's circuit. He
says the report Is false, and that the
circuit next season will consist of but
eight clubs, and that they will repre
sent the same cities as at present.
The above dlcpatch probably -comes
from a letter sent to Dr. Peters, of
Amsterdam, one of. the managers of
the defunct New Tork State league, and
who was seeking admission to the 1896
JUDGE AND AN UNKNOWN.
Will Box Four Rounds at Mountain Psrk
Today-Scranton Athletic cinb Will
Forfeit $100 If the Unknown Is Not
The excursion of the Scranton Ath
letic club to Mountain Park today will
be one of the biggest events of the sea
son at that popular resort In the
Wllkes-Barre mountain. What will
attract no less than thousands from up
and down Mie valley Is the fact that
Champion James Judge will box four
rounds with an unknown from Nantl
enke, and proposes to stop rhe gentle
man from the region of mine disasters
In that time or else forfeit $100.
, The club Is willing to give $100 to any
light weight in northern Pennsylvania
whom Judge cannot best In four
rounds on any date. He Is a fullfiedged
member and will wear the lilac, the
colors of the club. In all engagements
hereafter. Who the Nantlcoke man Is
could not be found out, but the cham
pion assures his friends that the un
known will bite the dust. The rounds
will be three minutes each, a minute
rest. Tho referee, 'timekeepers and
handlers will be selected on the
grounds, the handlers of each man will
be picked out by the opposite prin
cipal, but they must be competent..
A fine Athletic exhibition will be
given, which, In Itself, will be worth
the price off admission. The members
have thoroughly advertised the excur
sion. On Thursday night every man
of them was out attired In flowing
linen duster and white high hat. The
parade, beaded by the Germanla band,
traversed the principal streets of the
South Side - and central city. Last
night, with the same band, they had a
"trolley party" in two Illuminated oar.
The bout between Champion Judge and
the unknown will come off about 3
o'clock this afternoon.
Fast Tim I Averaged at the Grand Cir
cuit Meeting at Buffalo
Buffalo, Aug. 9. Sensational racing
was the order of the day at the Grand
Circuit trotting meeting at the Buffalo
Driving park this afternoon and sel
dom If ever has such fast time been av
eraged as was the mean on the contest
decided. In every race of the day at
least one starter reduced ,hls or her
previous record all the way from on
to three seconds, and In two events the
winners thereof twice lowered the
marka set opposite their names before
the contests Just mentioned.
'Match race, purse. 22,000 Mascot flrst,
Hal Pointer second; time, 2.08, 2.09.
2.11 class, paclngr purse, 23,000 Star
Pointer first, W.'W. P. second, Qlnnotte
third; time, 2.06. 2.09K. 2.0M.
Two-year-olds, 2.25 class, pacing: purts,
J1.000 Sulphite first, Ananla second, Patsy
Brook third; time, 2.13H, 2.12U.
2.12 clan, trotting; pur, 22,000 Bcu
sett first, Klamath second. Aunt Delilah
third; time, 1.10. 2.07H, 2.1H4.
THEIR ANNUAL GAMES.1
1 ' '
Per a ton Tarasrs Will Hold Them Mon
day at MonntalN Park,
The Scranton Turn Vereln will run an
excursion to Mountain park on Mon
day, and It will be the occasion of tho
annual game and outdoor sports. .
Among th interesting features will
be the gymnasium exhibition given by
the members, whose skill Is without
parallel In this part of the state. The
day will be mads enjoyable for all who
attend, and the outlook la that there
will be a gathering at the park such as
bas not been there this season.
Large delegations from Wllkes-Barre
and other towns down the valley will
take In the games.
Lowered tho Amateur Record
Chicago, Aug. 9. The national bicycle
tournament under the auspices of the As
sociated Cycling clubs, of Chicago, and
the Chicago Athletic association opened
today at the Chicago Athletic association
grounds. The chief event was the open
mile, class B. In which E. C. Buld. of Buf
falo, lowered the world's amateur record
to 1.68 1-5.
WHIRLS OF THE WHEEL.
An English Arm announces that It will
turn out a 'septuplette" to accommodate
seven riders, and to measure 15 feet 6
Inches In length.
The regular business meeting of the
Oreon Ridge Wheelmen will be held next
GEE WHU-A TRAGEDY.
As gently fell the evening dew.
Along the asphalt pavement flew
A lady, young and fair to view
With her "Chawls" on a bicycle built for
Her brow was cold as the chiseled stone,
While her eyes "like sparkling dlumonds"
At each turn of the wheel her bell ahe'd
Tlng-a-llng-a-llng- a -ling allng-ling-llng-ling.
Her consort was a downy youth,
Active he was, to tell the truth;
He worked his legs like a lively flea
Or a bob-tailed monkey climbing a tree.
"Fly not so fast!" his dudeship said,
"There's an open manhole Just ahead!
The scented sewer Is deep and wide!"
But she gracefully curved to the other
"Oh, stay!" said his dudeshlp, "and let
My mellow head on your bloomer breast;"
With a glance like a cold sharp Icicle,
She said: "Who Is running this bicycle?"
"Beware the trolley's sudden start!
Beware the balky horse an J cart!"
This was her consort's admonition.
But she went like aatan to perdition,
On, on! they went through the crowded
"999" was not so fleet;
But they spilled while crossing a railroad
And her bloomers were ripped clean up the
' Gee whls!
I stood for a moment in fiendish glee
And gazed on that awful calamity.
"What was done, what to do," I knew at
a glance, .
'Twas another Job for the ambulance.
M J. Queerfellow in Buffalo News.
FIREMEN BADLY INJURED.
Century Moss Cart Overturns While en
- Route to Last Night's Firo. '
While coming down Hickory street
hill to Cedar avenue, 1u response to last
night's fire, the Century company's
hose cart became unmanageable', owing
to the fa ilure of the (brake to work, and
when the turn, which was necessary
on Cedar avenue, was attempted tho
cart was upset and the men who were
aboard were burled In all directions,
some of them receiving severe injuries
and all being more or less hurt
The Injured men are Robert Arm
strong. Henry Heintz, Edward Delsing,
John Miller and George Fassold. Their
Injmlos consisted of bad bruises, cut
and sprains. Helntz was so badly in
jured that he could not be removed to
his home. The wagon was demolished.
SHE IS GETTING WELL.
Kittle Woods Is Reported Out of Pan
gcr. Something to eat was given to Kittle
Woods at the Lackawanna hospital
yesterday. She is now getting strong
and the doctors believe It will not be
long before she Is able to get out and be
Her skull Is not fractured and her In
juries amount to nothing more serious
than a fractured arm.
Muskegon Women Charged with Frauds
lont Use of the Mails.
Muskegon, Mich., Aug. 9. United
States Marshal John Power arrested
Mrs. Anna Kerr, this morning for al
leged fraudulent use of the mails. It
Is said that Mrs. Kerr was a close
reader of papers containing matri
monial advertisements, and she would
answer, representing herself to be
young, beautiful and not too wealthy.
She had scores of love letters.
The particular complaint on Which
she was arrested Is onade by H. L.
Lucas, of St. Clair, Mont., who claims
hi last remittance to her was a 220
bill, a few weeks ago, with Instructions
to come at once and get married. But
Anna was In no hurry, and Lucas re
ported the matter to the authorities.
Mrs. Kerr is 35 years old and quite
pretty. ' She was held to the grand
Jury In $500 bonds.
UNEASINESS IN HAVANA.
Th Officials Fear an Attack from In
surgents. Key West, Fla,, Aug. 9. Private ad
vices to this city state that much un
easiness Is felt In Havana. The officials
fear that an attack will soon be made
on that city. It Is reported that short
ly martial law will be declared. Forti
fications are being erected at Puentes
Qrandes, a suburb of Havana.
Kolof, In the early part of last week,
attacked a guerrilla band, composed
of 250 men, near Remedtos, completely
The Insurgents are said to be gaining
much strength In the province of Santa
Clara, and that In the course' of a few
weeks they will be In complete control.
CARTRIDGE UP HER NOSE.
Pepper the Only Remedy for a Little
Girl's Curious Aooldsnt.
Belleville. N. J., Aug. . While play
ing in the yard of her parents' home
this afternoon, 5-year-old Alice Zim
merman found an unexploded cartridge.
In playing with it the child pushed
the cartridge up to her nose, where It
A physician had to be sent for, and
after working with ber for hours hs
gave th child pepper to Inhale, when
ths cartridge was ineesed out. '.
At TMr GJ Ste
HAIN AVE. AND PRICE ST.,
WITH AN ENTIRE NEW
Stock of Groceries.
ON OTHER SIDEOF CHANNEL
Some Events of the Day oa the West
bide of the Citv Noted.
J0NCS' DRUG STOKE IS SOLD
Dr. Finberg Is tb Now Ownsr-Franklla
Eagia Company Fooled-Profcssor
Howell Aoeept a Lectureship in
Wood's Business College.
Th Wsst Side InUrests of Tb Tribune
have been placed la the hands of Bmr
son Owen, to whom all news announce
ments and complaints may be addressed.
The fitar Drug store, which has been
owned and conducted by the genial Tom
Jones, has been sold to Dr. Finberg, of
this city. The consideration was a neat
sum and was finally agreed upon last
evening between the principals. Dr.
Finberg is a well-known medical man
and the West Side advances encourage
ment and greeting to him on his new
undertaking among us. Mr. Myron J.
Evans, who has clerked in the estab
lishment for the past seven years, will
have charge of the store In the future.
Mr. Evans Is well qualified to assume
his Important position and his selec
tion will give general satisfaction to
the owner and the public, Mr. Jones
has been very successful as a mine op
erator and leaves his store, with which
his name has been associated almost
inseparably. In order to pay fuller at
tentions to his mining Interests. His
face will be missed among the galaxy of
hustling West Side business men.
The Franklins Fooled.
Ding, dong. rang the Are bell In the
Franklin engine bouse last evening.
The bell rang several otbsr dings and
the Franklins taking the alarm as 32,
hitched and were soon flying on their
way to the supposed lire. The engine
followed a minute afterward, but It
was all a mistake. The Indicator was
off its customary truthfulness and the
boys were cruelly fooled. Chief Fer
ber was informed of the fault of the In
dicator, and the machine was attended
to. The rival Columbia boys are guy
ing the Franklins.
George Howell, Lecturer.
Professor George Howell, the efficient
teacher at the city high school, has ac
cepted an offer made to him by Profes
sor F. E. Wood, of the Scranton Busi
ness college. Professor Howell will be
lecturer on commercial law at the
school and will also be assistant to Pro
fessor 'McClosky In the teaching of
dedactlcs. Lectures on the Jews, Rich
lieu. 'Things We Believe, That Are Not
True," Webster. Words, and the Moor
will be given. The new duties will not
Interfere with the professor's position
at high school.
Draw Another's Psy.
Nicholas Welner worked at Wllkes
Barre. as also did Frank Acroml. Wel
ner drew Acroml's pay and betook him
self to Scranton. But the other fol
lowed In bis wake and an arrest re
sulted, which culminated last evening
In a bearing before Alderman John.
This official committed the defendant to
Jail, but the purses of friends and Wci
ner's watch were placed with the al
derman aa security for payment of the
S. M. Foster's Fonsral.'
The remain of the late Selden M.
Foster will be interred today at Mon
trose. Funeral service will be held at
14.30 o'clock this morning and will be
Mrs. E. D. Fellows Is home from
chaperoning a party of young ladles at
The pulpit of the Sumner Avenue
Presbyterian church will be occupied
tomorrow evening at 6 o'clock by Ed
ward Howell, of the West Side. The
morning service will be In charge of
the Christian Endeavor society. Sab
bath school at 2 o'clock In the after
Miss Maggie Jenkins, of Lafayette
street, Is dying from an Illness.
Mrs. Tom Jones has suffered a re
lapse and Is very sick.
Mrs. Scott, of 212 North Hyde Park
avenue, left yesterday for a visit to
Fine yearling chickens killed and
dressed to order at Helsor A Warnke's.
H. C. Wallace, of Hyde Park ave
nue, is borne from New Tork.
On Monday evening a birthday sur
prise party wa tendered Mrs. Will
Foster at the home of C. E. Weston, on
Mullein street. The evening was passed
In euchre playing and refreshments
wss served at midnight. Those pres
ent ware: Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Weston,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Beyfert, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Metsgar, Mrs. Aulton
Eshleman, Misses Edna and Fannie
Smith, Isa Waters, May Amlt, Messrs.
John Smith, James Shea, George Wal
ters, Fred Grots, Charles Nelmeyer,
and Percy Walters.
Large, ripe watermelons and canta
loupe at Helser It Warnks's.
Dr. E. E. Hermanns Is In Brooklyn.
Mr. W. R. William and son, Tudor,
of South Main avenue, are at Lake
An account of a serious West Bide
stabbing affray is given on another
Rev. B. L. Morgan, of Calcutta,
preached at the Calvary Baptist church
. Mary Qutnnan was In trouble yester
day. She beat 'a neighbor while she
was under the sensation of -liquor, and
tt took five Hungarians and a police
tnan to hoM her down. Stw was finally
taken to th .station house.
Professor H. L. Morgan and family
have returned from the seashore.
Maryland peaches at Helser
Miss Emily Evans, of North Hyde
Park avenue, is entertaining Miss Lis
ale Martin, of Kingston.
Miss Llzxle Hetsleroth, daughter of
Police Officer Hetsleroth. is 111 at her
home, on North Hyde Park avenue.
St. David's church, corner of Jackson
street and Bromley avenue. Rev. M. H.
Mill, rector. Ninth Sunday after Trin
ity. Morning prayer and sermon at
10.30. Evening prayer and sermon at
7.30. Sunday school at 2.30. Seats free.
Mrs. Maggie Mulr, of Rebecca ave
nue, bas returned from a visit at Mont
rose. The young people of St. Mark's Lu
theran church conducted a lawn social
last evening, which was well attended.
The spacious church lawn was well
adapted to this kind of festivity.
We guarantee our print creamery
butter the best In town. Look for our
name and trade-mark on wrappers,
Helser k Warnke.
W. R. Dawes, of Davles' pharmacy,
Is enjoying a vacation at Lake Wlnola.
Mrs. John Benore and Mrs. Charles
Cooper are home after a week's stay at
West Sid Business Directory.
BICYCLES repaired, scissors ground,
tools sharpened, saws tiled, keys fitted,
machines repaired by W. L. Steenbank,
dealer In Ouoe, Fishing Tackle, under
West Side Bank.
PH OTOO RA THE R Cabinet Photos, 81.41
per doaen. They aro lust lovely. Con
vince yourself by calling at Starner's
Photo Parlors, 101 and 103 South Mala
BARBER. Hair rutting and shaving don
In a first-class manner at John H. Rey
nold's Barber Shop, at Falrchild's Hotel.
OROCERiES Revere Standard Java
Coffee Is unexcelled. The leading enfta
of the day. For sale only at F. W. Ma
son Co. Fin Groceries, 118 South
SECOND HAND FURNITURE CASH
for anything you have to sell. Furni
ture, Stoves, Tools, etc. Call and see
the stock of J. C. King, 1024 and 1U.1
WALL PAPER-GO to Fred Reynold.
tM North Main avenue, and see hi
complete line of Wall Paper. Paint
and Window Shade. Just opened with
PLUMBINQ-Wllllam D. Griffiths, lit
North Main avenue, dock nrst-clas
Plumbing, Steam Heat and Oa Pitting.
Eutlsfavtion is strictly guaranteed.
Mr. Vane Is UoIor.
J. R. Vance, day clerk at the Westmin
ster hotel since last winter, has been
obliged, owing to 111 health, to leave that
position. His eyesight has failed rapidly
in the past two months. He has gone to
his home in Meridian, Conn., to recuper
ate, and his physician says that rest and
quiet will restore him to former vigor. Me
Is a brother of the proprietor of the West
minster. Piles! Piles! It ching Plies.
Symptoms Moisture; Intense Itching
and stinging; most at night; worse by
scratching. If allowed to continue tumors
form, which often bleed and ulcerate, be
coming very sore. Swanye's Ointment
stops the Itching and bleeding, heal ul
ceration, and In most cases removes th
tumors. At druggists, or by mall, for 50
cent. Dr. Swayne Son, Philadelphia.
MANSFIELD STATE KORflAL SCHOOL.
Intellectual and practical training for
teachers. Three courses of study beside
preparatory. Special attention given to
preparation for college. Students ad
mitted to best colleges on certificate.
Thirty graduates pursuing further studies
last year. Great advantages for special
studies in art and music. Model school of
three hundred pupils. Corps of sixteen
teachers. Beautiful grounds. Magnificent
buildings. Large grounds for athletics.
Elevator and infirmary with attendant
nurse. Fine gymnasium. Everything
furnished at an average cost to normal
students of S143 a year. Fall term, Aug.
28. Winter term, Dec. 2. Spring term.
March 16. Students admitted to classes at
any time. For catalogue, containing full
Information, apply to
S II. ALBRO. Principal,
HE HIS FOUND IT-SO CM TOU.
th best place In th city to get flshlna
tackle and sportsmen's supplies. Thai
BTERLINO WHEEL of his Is a beauty,
and as for quality well, tb others or not
In It Open evenings.
Whea yon can bav year ye ecieatlflcaUy
Tested Free by ths sew method.
HTTher are hundreds of people If thf
kaew tola, would go sailt to hava tactr
sy When yon get lenses, or gliase. as
aaay people call them. Get th Beat, at they
wont oast roa aty more tksn poorer one
Do not trust yaur valuable tight to pad
dlara. Tha AcRO-CRYSTAL LENSES
will eorrset tha vision and atop all
pain In tha hoad.
Placed ! lbs Finest Solid Gold Fnon tor 9
These Lenses are cold only by
EYE SPECIALIST AND JEWELER
Opposite Beraaton House,
903 Laskawaana Av., SCRANTON, PA
to 11a ok, 1 to I sad I tot p. at.
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