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r- EWS OF THE SPORTING WORLD HER BIG TURF SURPRISE 1 SHOT WON THE SECONB RACE AT OAKLAND. WENT IN- ON LENA IN THE FINAL EVENT. -.-X'LARATIONS FOR THE CRESCENT n-V DERBY ARE ANNOUNCED. iiicipco, January S. The victory ot , to 1 shot, was the surprise at Oafc--y- Ho was almost entirely overlooked ...-.ting and won easily from Parmenlon, ,::t-. The ring was hit hard by til. win .,, the last race. She was played down ;v, u 6 to 1 and beat Oppponent a nose, again demonstrated what a high class !S by winning the 6-furlong race as he r. the fast time of 1:18!4. Rain tell f- : :ri race. Summaries: . . . R fnrlnm-s Daridv Jim. 114 (TuT- ... i. 'won; Intrupido. 109 (Buchanan), 30 ,-A. Flatterer, liz tKiynn), uti ro i, 1 :14. Sci eenwell Lake, Billy Lyons ' -. ' livtz also ran. Second- raoe, 7 fur-iv.u-Saimly, 10T (L. Woods), 25 to 1, , nlon. ICO (O'Connor), 8 to 1, second; ',.'4 ( Uasslngpr), 15 to 1. third; time, ,rto. Snips, Good Hope, Altnras, Whale- master. Cue and Ulslral II. also ran. , . c. furlongs Articulate, 122. (Moonce), .'! w,.n; Grafter, 114 (Jenkins), 7 to 1, l urrf of Avon, 119 (Dominic). S to 6, Ainder'slso ran. Fourth miles Bathos, 98 (Buchanan), 6 to lion-mean. iH (Mounce), 10 to x, sec-Lornays, 109 (Bullman), 11 to 5, third; : fir Rolla and Pat Morrissey also ran. r- ti furlongs Tlbnrcn. 182 (Dominick), u. n; Maggie. Davis, 100 (W. Waldo), 5 ....-,! Vohlcer, 10S (Jenkins), 414 to 1. 1:13. Dunblane, Florlnel II.. Matt v. rklnce. Great Land and Ralston also - :h race, 1 miles Lena, 101 (Mounce), v.. :t; Opponent, 95 (J. Walsh), 6 to 1, i'.niutor, 95 (Fauntleroy), 20 to 1, third; ."..'3. Campus, Morinel and Essence also First race, Futurity course, selling i'rincess, ItH; r-ute n ur, Aruiia. row ; Pass. Ill: Harry Thatcher, Bttrdoc. :.t.-i. Urchin. Orpheus, King's Pal, 113; ,1.; ....... mil. onA TA VITllE '-'.hnnken, Ilsella, Alicia, 103; Rey del torn tatveri, uuu, rueinanu, xjivii-Spike, Rixford, 100. Third race, so yards Gonfalon, Lennep, 109; Bill ,rtl PAnrtt. ratn mlln anA 7ft Vftl-dK a. 107; Acrobat, Cyril, 105; Sam How- m Mary Jttnsetta, jnanotte jh.,- j.w; jluo ' 100; Fidel Youlin, 98. Fifth race. 6 - selling Gibraltar, 103; jporaptuo, Moeo-.; .l-Ti'l. 96; Prestidigitator. 90. Sixth race, , Greenock, 119; imp. Broadbrim, 112; Pttnbov, 109; Prejudice, Allelate, 107; a. 101 ; Danfree, Cawbacnres, 84; Game 91; Mary Alice, Darline, S9. I ,i,r Bay for Talent In the South. "i leans. January 3. Orion, Quite Right, , a ;;.v.t and W. B. Gates wore the winning s to day. The weather was fine, but the : v. as very heavy. Summaries: race, mile. selling-Orion, 108 (O'Brien), r and 1 to 2. won; Lady Curzon, 99 (May)j and 7 to 3. second; Old Fox, 105 (Dale), : third; time. 1:5. Alvlp W., Helen Pax- - Shelby, El Moran, Tom Gllmore, Tllua . !ak also ran. Second ' race. T farlonKs, Quite Right, 98 (Cochran). 7 to 5 and 2 vnn- Fleetwlng, 111 (Walsh). 13 to 5 and vond-. Varro. 101 (Dale). 4 to 1. third; ; M7. Zack Phelps, Georgia Gardner, Sean. ' ally Glenbow and Plcadore also ran. i -ace. selling, 6 fnrlongs Brightie B., 101 v 9 to 2 and 8 to 5, won; Sallte J., 101 -r,' S to 1 and 8 to 1, -second; Rey Sala---" (Robertson), 10 to 1. third; time, 1:23. - Made Marie, Barrlca, Prlnoe Real, Y. and Pair Mali II. also ran. Fourth .--. furlongs Miss Hanover, 102 (Cochran), r. "and 3 to;8, won: Moroni, 108 (Weber), 2 ?-.. 3 to E secortd: Senator Bevertdge. 99 :. ai, 7 to 2, third; time, 1:23 Alpaca, o and Sauber Wso ran. Fifth race, sell-.; .jrlongs-Palarni, 107 (McGinn), 12 to 1 ', o 1, won: Grey Forge; 104 (Dale), 12 to 1 .-. : . 1. second; Larequolse. 107 (May), 15 to 1, ' time. 1:22. Rodd. Avatar, Fluke and Eous an. Sixth race, selling, mile W. B. Gates, Aeber), 3 to 2 aiuT i to 2, won; Dramburg, ' -Vinkfleld), 3 to 1 and wen. second; Jack a 102 (Dale), 13 to 1. third; ttn, l'.6Vn-Baden, Dan Cupid, Castlne and The Planet ran. . .. . . ... followrag are tne nrsi aec.anitiw w ." -cent City Derby: Ramsburg, Red ..-Signal.. : nr atonamouth. Matin. Gray Dally, Sempire, .nger Line, George W. Jenkins, Meredith. -Entries: Finst-race. mile, selling Indian. 113; iod Hound, lihlers. Rushfields, 115 Lance- d, 116; Orion, Bishop Reed, 118: Matdhini. Second race, 6 furlongs,' selling Pirate s ot- Duito Riirht. 94: Menace. 64: Clara id 93; Hinsdale. 96; Woodstlck, 99: Amoroso, -i Senator Joe, 102; Educate, 103; JohnBull, v Dally, 101; Shut Up. 110. Third race, lis - selling Monnett, 94; False Lead, 99: Ban-II. 102; George Lee. 103; Donna Rita, 104; " of Orleans, 105; Monk Waytnan. 112. th race, mile Ida Ledford. 93; Jessie Jarboe, :on Chance, 105; Boomerack. 90, and Moroni, nyled.aa Arthur entry.' Fifth race, 7 fur-selling Miss Loretta, Lovable, 90; Henry -aJisuimar, Domadgc, Avatar, Dlvertlsement, Fluke, 95; Tillle W., Blue Dan, 98; Helen . ,n 101: George B. Cox. 104. Sixth race, 614 .... m-i .ftft. Dnl.Mi. 1AA. ToI, - 103: Handcuff, 1(6; Bauoer, luo; Mia-niir, 107; Horseehoe Tobacco. 107; Cathedral, Suhurbnn W1U Be Well FHled. :. r York, Januarj- 3. Up to to-day forty-four . .rations have been received for the Suburban ap. Among the principal horses named are B..nnibert, Bellarlo. Beau Gallant. Ildrlm. ' a rt. Banastar. McMeekin. Kilogram. Jcck Withers, Kinley Mack and Prinoe of Mel- r.iir Events to Be Ran at Cumberland Park. -viiio, Tcnn.. January 8. The Tennessee : :' Association has announced the stakes lain at its spring meeting at Cumberland Fine! He took his draught and exclaimed, Fine! I Ic was a man up in years, ' i feeble appetite, shaky-nerves, sleepless nights. His doctor prescribed a moderate stimulant 'Occasionally of " Hunter Baltimore It strengthened him, warmed iiis stomach, steadied his nerves and cheered. bis spirits.. I Ic might have exclaimed '. - Superfine! f ",!-i at all flret-clacs cafes and by Jobbers. V'K. LA.NAHAN & SOUi Baltimore, ,Md. Seii81?,8.1'?1 ana extending to and n1i? B. Ar" 2T 190'- ne "a1"" close Jn-T.21i?nd ars ?? f2Llowa: T Congress, for mnt dlom ?llc-2.000 added; Country Club. Si 5il0 yfil-(m- William Gerst stake longs i M0 Mcfle eUike- 4 fur' TiDRP A,D TRACK TALK. not following Instructions at tho post. . y J""0! has been flned i 'nd suspended for ten days by the New Orleans officials. Vhe stable of H. S. Johnson has arrived at New nSfanl ft0I5. Nashville. Among the bunch are t-ella Barr, Tremor and other good ones. There is every prospect of a turf war between the Memphis and Nashville tracks this season and it is by no means certain that It will end In merely a war of dates or words. A small fortune was won by Jockey Enos, who rode Devereux, the 100 to 1 shot, to victory at Oakland Wednesday. Before the race Enos placed a ten dollar note on his mount. Chicago and New Orleans will be visited by Ed Corrigan and Jockey Jed Waldo before they soil for England, as the former Is anxious to see how bis interests in those two cities are getting along. W. B. Jennings now leads in the list of winning owners at 'Frisco with the neat sum of Slo.535. Burns & Waterhouse are next with $11,-130, while Sam Hildreth's breadwinners have to their credit $9,520. The grand old black mare Imp will go east early in the spring and take part in another season s campaign. She is still sound and fit for hard work, but will be In charge of Peter wimmer instead of being handled by Brossnian. There were very few changes in the position of Jockey3 at 'Frisco last week. The most notable one was the capturing of first place from Coburn by Mounce, who Is riding in splendid form. Coburn is second, Dominick third and O'Connor fourth. Although the presence in the saddle of Jockey Cobnrn Is sadly needed at San Francisco, he will he taken to New Orleans next week to ride there. Coburn's work in the west has been above reproach and he Is fast ftrglng to the front as one of the leaders in bis line. It is not unlikely that Jockey Rigby, who rode with such marked success across the foam and who is now at New Orleans with his wife, will be seen on the Crescent City track. He has received a snug offer from Col. Pepper and now has the proposition under consideration. Among well-informed horsemen it is not considered! probable that Sam Loatcs, the English Jockey, will be seen in the saddle on this side of the water, as Loates lias frequently visited this country before while on a vacation, but does not make a practice of accepting mounts. Lester Reiff, who is at present in San Francisco, has not gone there for the purpose of accepting mounts or for his health. The popular little fellow Is thinking seriously of taking to himself a wife and wants to purchase a house and lot In 'Frisco, where he intends to settle down after a while. The first of the great western specials for 3-year-olds, to be run at New Orleans in the latter part of March, presumably about the 2atli, will be the best race for 3-year-olds a New Orleans crowd has ever seen, If half the good colts and Allies named six weeks ago for the event go to the post. The June meeting of the Coney Island Jockey club will begin about the middle of June and continue until July 4, If the club follows its usual custom in the allotment of dates, and the. autumnal session will commence some time In August about the 25th and continued through tho remainder of the month and until September 10. Jake Holtman and Dick Dwyer will work alternately every two weeks as starters at the Fair Grounds, St. Louis, next year. They work under the same arrangement at Chicago, Dwyer officiating at Harlem while Holtman sends them off at Hawthorne. Tho Fair Grounds would prefer to have Dwyer for the entire season, but Harlem has first call. Owing to tho fact that only a few bids were received for Charley Herr, his owner, David CahllL says he will not part with the fast trotter. It will be remembered that Cahill advertised some time since thtt the horse was for sale and that he was open to receive sealed bids, the highest bidder to sret him. the: ring. Dobba and Asbe Drew. Memphis. January 3. Bobby Dobbs, who won the lightweight championship of England bj- defeating Dick Bnrge, and Kid Ashe, ot Cincinnati, met before the Phoenix Athletic Club to-night and fought twenty fast rounds to a draw. A wrestling match between Louis Baptlste, of St. Louis, and Eddie Donnelly, of Boston, was declared a draw. PCGILISTIC FOISTS. Mlk Donovan, of Rochester, has been matched to meet Billy Edwarde. of Australia, at Wheeling, on January 7 In a 20-round affair. K!d Parker's name Is now signed to a column of fight talk In a Denver paper, but the name of. the author is naturally withheld. " Hiving gained a few pounds In ' the last six months, Harry Forbes thinks lie will be in hotter condition to fight and will enter tho .ring . again. Hot Springs, Ark., will be the scene of an Interesting fight on January 14. when Casper Leon and George Monroe will clash in a 20-round contest. Otto Sleloff and Rufe Turner will meet In the squared circle at Denver this evening. Before leaving Chicago, Sieloff said he was sure hs would win. Young Mowatt. the - street car conductor of Chicago, would like to meet Benny Yanger, now that MoGovem refuses, while Tommy Hogan has aUo Issued a challenge to the banana, peddler. Labor unions are knocking the big fight In Cincinnati, now that the ministers have been called off. because the building whore the bout will take place was constructed by non-union labor. Billy Brady denies the report that the big fight between Jeffries and Ruhlln would be postponed until a future date. "The fight will tke place February 15," says Brady, "and no change will be made." Johnny Dunn, manager of Matty Matthews, Is not to be suppressed end is making a stab at playing a part in the sketch "Mr. Coney's Isle," the piece that Matty is starring in through the New England states. AH arrangements have been completed for the coming contest between Oscar Gardner and Tim Callahan, of Philadelphia, which is booked to take place before Gardner's club at Wheeling the first week In February. Jimmy Barny. entertains thoughts of entering the ring again, despite the fact that he announced his retirement a year ago. He is at present considering an offer from a Louisville club to fight Tommy Feltz. of Brooklyn. There Is a very poor chance of Gov.-elect OdeP, of New York, giving his consent to allow boxing In that state, and the Gotham sports, realizing this, are already preparing to pull off skin-tight glove contests in out-of-the-way places. Word comes from South Africa that George Gardiner has signed articles to meet Tcm Dugan, of Australia, within a month's time. Jack Everhardt, who Is with Gardiner. Is also matched to fight a boxer named Lalor on the same evening. Young Mahonay declares that he made the best fliht lie was capable of when he met Mysterious Billy Smith in Paterson. and charges the referee with calling the bout a fake because the club needed money and the purse could be saved in that way. .... ' u 1. !.. ...tit nnt- clanI for I WO The police OI weuipum .. athletic clubs that promote boxing. On January 8 Terrv wcuovern win - Denny Duane, of New York, and Dave Barry, of Chlcugo, which will take place before the club in Memphis. In view of the fact, that the heavyweights have tiassed Kid McCoy up,' Sam Fltzpatrlck, manner of Billy Hanrahan, Is willing to pit Ms nroteee against the Hoosler. Hanrahan is also Sen to m"t either Jack Root, Tommy Ryan or Dan Creedon. Kid McCoy is as determined as ever, despke the fact that the Cincinnati promoters have bamd him from fighting in the Queen City. Toe Hooker says he will challenge the winner of the M Hit and will post a forfeit at the rings his He will keep after them, he says, until they agree to fight. ( Cincn. stop 'The big nght.' 'Fhe latest ence to stop rteam'plonehlp mill. They have !i..int circulars to every minister in the stat also sent c , ',inf,mlco the flchtlng in-thk? s?ate fVoin the pulpit. THE WHEEL. Waltbour Hurried the Crowd, Boston, January S.-Bobble Walthour left no doubt as to his position at the close of the ffiSh&& "Wltfe SonTa fw, brief moments during the T'afieK 5S was unWned V any 1nt8Z'dbeacrin tie e'SngXy seeded ve mo ambltn and the first hour's work have more anio uu.1, o'clock there were WanmheTl.f warm sprints, but otherwise the a number of th' atternoon. There ZTZA been Ttumb fof a serious, nature to- ? S3 wafiff SCtnfoHth VSlnws' Walthour, sunson. mci.eoi, were as tMowt-. ' Knd Fischer. 709 WILL BURN ML BRIDGES BEHIND IF THERE IS A WAR WITH THE NATIONAL LEAGUE THIS TEAR. AMERICAN MAGNATES INTEND TO BB WELL PREPARED FOR TROUBLE. DETROIT MEN AFTER AN INTEREST IN THE WASHINGTON CLUB. They don't say anything for publication these magnates of the mysterious meln seldom do but they make the common error of taking Into their confidence men who are prone to talk, like the parrot, too much. Through such avenues the news comes .to light and an Interested public 'is kept Informed, to a certain extent, of the moves made and in contemplation in the baseball world. Ban Johnson, ptesident of the American League, was in Detroit yesterday, and before he departed for Chicago on a late train a few facts had been evolved through tho favored few who gathered In the star chamber sessions tried to keep secret the fact of their meetings. No mistakes are to be made by the American League if a light is precipitated before the coming campaign on the diamond is Inaugurated. Experiences of the nast will ho nroftted by. and It will be a united front that Is presented to the i enemy If It becomes necessary to take to the j neia. wnen tney go into the struggle it win oe to win a glorious victory or go down together In defeat. No desertions can be looked for, as the owners of the various clubs have signed a compact thnt binds them closer together than ever, and they will stick together to thd bitter end, once war Is forced upon them. All bridges will be burned behind as the advance Is made, meaning a sink or swim policy, and those who know the American League ir.en do not believe that they will sink. President Hums, of tho Detroit flub, affixed his signature to tlie papers yesterday and there remain but two names to be added to make It complete. This Is nof a threat and le not to be flaunted in the faces of the National Ltaguo leaders, but is simply a precautionary measure, as President Johnson is a firm believer that in time of peace jneii should prepare for war. Attorney Thomas J. Navin, of this city, is ambitious to become a baseball magnate. He had a linger in tho rival league pio last winter and after the phantom association passed in Its cheeks he was a bidder for the Detroit club that Burns & Slallings secured. During the past fall he negotiated for the Detroit and Buffalo clubs without getting a satisfactory price named, and this winter he fathered the idea of a new league, with Toledo and a sueonci club in Detroit as part of 'the circuit. Finding that there was no prospect of getting permission to locate a second club here, Mr. Navin set out to get an Interest In an American Leaguo club, with Washington his' choice. Jimmy Manning is willing to take a partner In such a big deal. He has had a talk with Navin about It, and Ban Johnson also talked the matter over with the Detroit attorney. It Is said that McMillan money will figure In the deal. If one Is made, and It is pointed out that with Senator McMillan proctlcally mayor of Washington, it will be a great thing for Manning to be associated in baseball with one of the senator's lieutenants. President Johnson said positively last night that a deal had not been closed, but it appears likely that Detroit capital and Detroit men will break into the game through the medium of the Washington club, If nothing goes auitss. Gecrgc Burliham says the Western Association will be a go. all rumors to tho contrary notwithstanding, but It was noticed that the others failed to enthuse over tbe subject to any extept. It is certain there will be no club here, and embryo magnates do not care to invest their money in a fight - In cities like St. Paul and Minneapolis. Boston might be added to the American League circuit, thus leaving both Indianapolis and Buffalo out. but It Is said that Arthur Irwin wlU not be accepted by the American League, bo new backers must come to light there before there Is danger of invading that city. Regarding the report that Rusie will Join an American League club, President Johnson said he knew nothing of Buch a plan, and does not expect to see the big pitcher in thlB circuit. It Is generally understood that Cincinnati will get Rusie. and that is where President Johnson thinks he will play the coming season. A meeting of the American Leaguo magnates will be held about the middle of the present month, possibly in Philadelphia.' 'at. which time some plans will cqWe to light that will cause tbe National League people to do some tall hustling. BASEBALL BRIEFS. Eleven years a slab artist is what Pitcher Nichols can boast of. He has been twirling the sphere since 18S9, and expects to be as good as ever this year. The baseball candidates at Ann Arbor will not b-gln practice be'fore the first of March. Ail ot the out and Infield players of last year have returned to college, but the team la weak In material for batteries. The mark of sanction and approval was stamped on Fred Pfeffer's prospective baseball school by tbe visiting magnates in Chicago, and quite a number will rely on Pfcffer to furnish numerous young players during the season. , Baseball practice has commenced at the University of Chicago, and every day the candidates can be seen working In the gymnasium. They are confident they will make a better record for themselves than did the football eleven. Col, Rogers is quoted as saying that the American League club owners are working night and day to perfect their organization. Rogers is net resting any too easily in Philadelphia, as outward appearances in this case amount to little. Muggsv MeGraw is back In Baltimore from New York and denies the report that he Is considering an offer from President Freedman to manege the New York team. He has no intention of deserting the American League, and Is confident of its success. , Ted Sullivan, the baseball promoter, will leave Chicago to-day for the northern part of Wisconsin for the purpose of perfecting his Northwestern Baseball Association. Among the cities Included In this league are Ashland, Duluth and Eati Claire. While In Chicago, Director Baird, of the Unl-versltv of Michigan, paid a visit to Charley Coiu-iskey'and invited the manager of the White Stockings to play a series of practice games with the U. of M. team at Ann Arbor in the spring. Ccmiskey said he would think the matter over. From Indianapolis comes a report that Amos Rusie will sign with an American Leaguo club in case President Freedman refuses to release hlra This announcement creates little surprise, as Jimmy McAleer has bee trying for over a roar to land the premier twlrler for the Cleveland club. One of the National League magnates to predict success for Hlekey's Western League is Jim Hart Hart savs that Hlckey will have smooth ailing through the season, and will be as strong as the American League next year. Hart also predicts the speedy dissolution of the new Western Association. It is rumored that the Robison brothers, Frank De Haas and Stanley, are to lose control of the .St Louis club. It Is said that tho mortgages amounting to .$100,000 will be foreclosed and thai grounds, players and franchise will pass Into the hands of new managers, said to be the men who, advanced the money to straighten out the affairs of the club at the end of last season. HOCKEY. Windsor and Walkerville Teams in; Line. The Windsor hockey league has arranged dates for games during the winter months. Four teams will be in the league, ana a trophy will be offered to the winners of the series. Following is the schedule: January Wednesday, Sth," Frontiers vs. Walkerville; Friday, 11th, Peninsulars vs. Bankers- Wednesday. 1'ttth, Frontiers vs. Bankers; Friday, 18th, Walkerville vs. Peninsulars; Wednesday, 23d, Walkerville vs. Bankers; Friday, 25th Peninsulars vs. Frontiers; Wednesday, 30th, Frontiers vs. Walkerville. February-B'riday, 1st, Peninsulars vs. Bankers; Wednesday, Sth, Frontiers vs. Bankers: Friday, 8th, Walkerville vs. Peninsulars; .Wednesday, 13th. Bankers vs. Walkerville; Friday, 15th, Peninsulars vs. Frontiers. Yale Beaten by Daqaesnr. Pittsburg, January 3. In the second gamo Of a series of four to be played with teams of the Western Pennsylvania Hockey League, Yale was defeated by Duqueene to-night by the score of 5 to 1. Yale was outplayed at every point. The game last night with the Bankers resulted: Yale 5, Bankers 5. : . GENERAL SPORTTXG NOTES. The athletes at Chicago University expect roach Stage home with a head full of Ideas, tb teud in the construction' of the new S350.000 gymnasium to be erected on the east side of Marshall Field this year. It Is sald that, it will be the finest of its kind in the world. Chicago will be the scene next month of one of the niggesi waier pvio iiurcuu w.v . ....... . to this oiuntry. C. E. Patrick, of the Chicago. Athjetlo Association, to making the arrange-SSta and la. Jn correspondence with prominent athletic crabs, colleges and tarn vereins in leading cities. Bill Maloney, captain of the maroon track team, and Ms brotner, Fred Maloney, the r eraflk hurdler and relay man, have been barred temporarily from taking part in any games because they are behind In their studies. The temporary lack of these two powerful athletes may prove a serious drawback to Stagg's team. Although the University of Pennsylvania has lost In the graduation of Kraenzlein a wonderful athlete as well ts good point gainer In the Intercollegiate championships, his place will be filled In the championships by J. K. Baxter. Baxter Is a pole vaulter and high Jumper, who In the Paris games showed up cleverly a little be hind Kraenzlein In the number of events won. T IN THE DOMINION. ..,, Costly New Year's Celebration. Duncan Hancock and Arzaue Meloche, two young farmers of Sandwich West, appeared In Police Court yesterday, charged with doing about $75 damage to Moses Gllboe's hotel bar In Sandwich West on New Year's day. Adolphus Antonio charged the same men with destroying a door of his residence, and Joseph Martin laid a corn-plaint against them of being drunk and disorderly. The men told the magistrate that they had no recollection of what they did, but that they were willing to settle for any damage. As the complainants were not all present, the case was adjourned until Tuesday next, Windsor Miscellany. The annual meeting of the North Essex Conservative Association will-be held In Windsor January 12.- The Inland revenue collections for the port of Windsor for Decomber amounted to $30,220 11, an Increase of ?ii,00n over the sam? period last year. ' Abbe Ferland, tho French priest who Is to leave Windsor, will be given a reception this evening by the French parishioners of St. Al-phonsus' church. James Greyer and wife, of Colchester South, went away from home to spend the evening and left their two children locked in the house. The place caught fire and the children were rescued with great difficulty by some neighbors. The thanksgiving services of the Twenty-first Essex Regiment, to be held in St. Andrew's Presbyterian church January 13, will take place in the afternoon. The Windsor and Walkerville companies of the regiment will attend In divine service uniform. Judge Mcllugh lias refused application for a new trial in the case of Watt & Woodward vs. McLnne. The defendant lives at Amherstburg, and refuses to pay for a consignment of liquor received from the plaintiffs, claiming It was of Inferior quality. Ellis & Ellis, city solicitors, have given an opinion that the license fees refunded by the city council to William Flannery and George Nicholson, coal oil peddlers, can be again collected from tbe men. Yesterday In Polico Court the men were given a week to repay the money to the city treasurer. The North American Field Trial Club has elected oflicers as follows tor the year 101: President, M. K. Cowan, M. P.; vice-presidents. D. G. Revell, Alfred Wlgle, Dr. Campcau and George M Hendric; secretary-treasurer. Richard Bang-ham. November 19, 1901, has been selected as the date for the next field trials. A large number of people attended the annual Sunday school entertainment in St. Andrew's Presbyterian church last evening. The Ladies' d Society served a supper In tho basement of ibe tburcli and n musical programme was given In tho lecture room. The entertainment concluded with stereoptlcon views of Scottish scenery shown by Capt. R. A. Reynolds. Judge MacDougall will preside at a session of the Admiralty Court in the city hall to-day. Th6 cases On the docket are May vs. Moore, an action arising from tbe sinking of the schooner Richards; oppcslte Walkerville, by the steamer Moore last summer, and Brown vs. the owners of the scow dralral Dewey. Brown claims he found tbe scow in a sinking condition and kept it afloat. His bill is for $153. Dominion Notes. Woodstock ratepayers will vote on the question of incorporation as a city. The losses by fire In Hamilton in the past year amounted to 34,O0O, the lowest In many years. The dominion cabinet at Ottawa Is holding dally meetings preparing for tho coining session of parliament. of,; To celebrate the close of tho century Police Magistrate Ritchie, of St. John, N. B., set free all the prisoners In tho Jail, twenty-five in number. Chief Analyst Macfarlane, of Ottawa, Is making an analysis of milk samples obtained from places where ao system of municipal inspection exists. , At Belleville, Ernest Wallace who,, while drunk, maliciously drove into A. Zufeldt's wagon and broke Zufelot's back, has been .sentenced to fourteen years .In the. n.ententjnry. . Mrs W. Munroe and her three daughters were poisoned .by eating canned pineapples at Winnipeg Tiiey were found by neighbors senseless on the floor. They will probably recover. n explosion ot 200 pounds of dynamite occurred near the shaft being sunk by the Dominion Coal Co. near Sydney, C, B. Four men were badly lnjtired and glass In houses two miles away was broken. Col. Macdonaid ond Lleut.-Col. Cotton, of the mllltla department, will leave Ottawa to-day for Halifax, to receive the soldiers who are returning by the Rosslln from Cape Town. The vessel Is expected to arrive on Monday. Ottawa is Interested by the discovery of the fact that living on Water stieet Is an old French-Canadian lady named Louise Nicholas, who was born ' on Christmas day 93 years ago, at St. Benolt, Quebec, and Is said ' to have luO descendants. Two people In the vicinity of Hamilton have lived to see three centuries. Mr. Adam Mlsener, of Troy who was born on February 20, li'9S, and Mrs. Goodman, who Is believed to have been born four vears earlier. Both of these aged people have their faculties yet and are comparatively smart. Mrs. Nancv Waddell. relict of the late John Waddell. who was for many years sheriff of Kent died suddenly at her. home in Chatham, In her Slst year. Deceased was one of the Eberts family whoso parents settled on the site of Chatham many yinrs ago. Deceased leavos several sons and daughters. SECOND IX THE STATE, Branch 10, C M. B. A., Celebrated Its Aimivermiry. The seventeenth anniversary of Branch 19, C. M. B. A., was celebrated last evening at the hall on Rlvard street, and members from various C. II. B. A. branches of the city were present. Refreshments were provided in abundance. Former president, Frank Schaefer, well known In C. M. B. A. circles, led in competition for new members by securing seventy. President John Behe was close behind Mr. Schaefer with sixty-five. Edward Faber was third while Joseph Buss was fourth, each with a goodly number o applicants to his credit. This gives the branch a membership of 492, which mukes it the second largest branch in Michigan. Branch No. 1; ot Holy Trinity church, is the largest, having over BOO members. The officers elected a month ago, were installed. A committee was appointed to solicit new applications and the branch will make an effort, before six months rolls around, to ' increase the membership to 700. The branch is composed chiefly of members of the Sacred Heart church. Mis. Wrisht's Denial. Mrs. Eftie E. Wright, whose daughter Lo-ralne is missing, denies the statement that she 'applied to Will Allen' mission for a night's lodgjhg, and insists that she was not informed o her daughter's whereabouts when it was supposed she had been found. Mrs Wright says that she went to Allen s mission at his urgent request, to assist in the musical service and that she spent several hours aiding him In preparing the Christmas dinner. "I never needed any assistance from Will Allen, who received considerable help in the way of money from different members of my family, said Mrs. Wright in conclusion. Yesterday's Small Fllres. While the occupants of the dwelling at 81 Elm .street were having tho .water pipes thawed out about 6 o'clock last night, the outside steps caught fire. A still alarm was turned in, but the damage was slight. There was a small fire in the office of Dr. J, S -Moffet, upstairs at 226 Woodward ave-nu2, -about 7 o'clock last evening. A still alarm of Are was responded to by chemical company No: S. . .... At 10:05 yesterday morning an overheated stove pipe causedav small Are at the plumbing shop of J. M. McKerchey, 1155 Michigan avenue .''." . . " At 9 o'clock yesterday morning- the steam barge, W. -R. Stafford, lying at the foot of Dubois street, was damaged to the ex-tent-of $200 bs fire-of . a; unknown, cause. free mwm TO BE STOPPED TAILORS ARB SIGNING AN AOBBSB MENT TO THIS END. THEY SAY THE PRACTICE IS BECOMING A BURDEN. Good Dressers. Slay Soon Have to Pay Fall Rates. At the annual meeting of the. Detroit Merchant Tailors' Exchange, which followed the annual banquet. in the Russell House ordinary last evening, the following officers were elected for the coming year: President, Charles F. Moll; vice-president, Frank A. Lyon; secretary, Samuel Smitt; assistant secretary, George W. Renchard; treasurer, Richard F. Hoy. The dinner, presided over by the retiring president, Charles E. Fox. was a complete affair and was enjoyed by all who partook of it. The year just closed has been more than usually prosperous. iiany of the patrons of these organized tailors, and particularly the younger element, will be pained to learn that a movement is on foot to abolish the practice, which has become practically universal among the principal tailors, of pressing the suits and overcoats of their customers. How this practice began here-is somewhat of a mystery. But once the seed was sown by one man it developed with rapidity until all fell into line. Probably not one, except the introducer, who was seeking to create more trade by this means, willingly adopted the plan, but as it became evident that the custom was being placed in greatest amount where the pressing was free of charge, they were compelled to imitate the rest. Said a prominent tailor lasc evening: "I maintain one man in my store and two outside, .who devote a large part of their time to pressing and lightly cleaning the clothiner of mv customers. 1 oav them the journeymen's wages of $16 per week, or J48 for the three, in tne course oi a year, though I have never figured it out, this free pressing costs me a large amount of money, with practically no return, as compared with the old days where every customer paid 1 per suit for the worjt. "I would not object so hard had the thing not become such an abuse. One customer directed me to send out to his house every week for his clothing, to be cleaned and pressed and repaired, just as though I were running a dyeing, cleaning and repair shop, except that the latter 'gets pay for its work. And others will have a suit of clothes pressed three times a week. In every case they expect me to carry the clothing back and forth, where it is kept at home. Were some of my customers to pay the regular rates l or the work their bills with me would amount to $3 a week and more." i ue exchange secretary now has an agreement to abolish the custom entirely, to which some signatures have been obtained. Bui as the vote must be unanimous to suc.'tL'J, and as several have ignored it thus far, the fears of impecunious but fastidious young men will be allayed for prob ably several weeks to come. it was decided at one meeting io uae efforts to secure the membership of several tailoring Arms who would make desirable members. Woman's Sudden Death. Mrs. Clara Watson, 34 years of age, died suddenly at her home on the second floor of the dwelling at 159 Mullett street, early this morning. After listening to the stories nt William Watson, thft husband, and other occupants of the house, Coroner Forth decided that death was due to the combined effects of alcoholism and heart disease, ano no Inquest will be held. It is understood that Mrs. Watson is survived by a child who lives with the mother of the deceased on Twentieth street, near Howard street. At the request of the nusDana, tne city undertaker was summoned by the coroner. Man 'Wants Work. A man giving his address as 23ft Michigan avenue writes to The Free Press that he has sought in vain for work and that he is without a cent of money, has nothing to eat and says he will soon be out of a home unless be. gets,. work of some. kjnd. He"' is single ahJ 30 years' of age.,. ANNUAL MEETINGS. Piiopnlx Chib: President' Honrv M. Fech- liolmer; vice-president, Leo. M, Butzcl; treasurer, Max, Redelshelmer; secretary, 3, M. EhrraanY Conturv Club: President. Edwin Anjcllm: vtee- president, F. N. Kramer; secretary, C. J. "VVie-ser; treasurer, Alexander ttund; trustees, J. J. Guyette, A, Blelman, J. D. Bums, Albert Stes-meyer and Joha Weibel. Choir of St. John's German Evangelical church: President, Jacob 'F. Schneider; vice-president, Mrs. Aug. Quandt, Jr.; corresponding secretary. Miss Amanda Kalz; financial secretary. Hertman Herbst; treasurer, Aug. Quandt; librarian, Geo.. Krappitz; member of executive committee, Miss Til He Sfnz. The Carnstatter Maennerchor and Aid Society: President, Herman Becker; vice-president. Max Menig; recording secretary, Guatave Haecker; financial secretary, John Pfahler; treasurer, Chriar tian Belz; arohlvar, Herman Schoenbach; standard bearer, Charles Schroeder; marshal, August Roan : musical mrecror, jlouis tsom ; trustees, Gustavo Storz, George Unsold and Henry Becker. It is truthful, reliable, dependable, statistical, practical and a capital book of over 500 pages. " It-is brimful of the happenings of 1900 and contains valuable reports, tables and measures of every kind. Get one at The Free Press office. A copy VALUABLE TEBTIMOntALB, A. tvw ofortt Om raetrauuf, from Eamoas pftysiofans: Professor Von Mpsetlg-Moorhof , Vienna, Austria, Protestor of Surgery, Imo. BnrfeiHtr.'wrifcw: 'I have employed HMrU0rB Water in cases ot Obstinate Constipation with excellent and Immediate enact. - Professor Lomlko wski, Charko w, Russia, Protestor in Therapenties at toeOairersiSy, writes: - fltaayadi Jo Stand, ant among all Aperient Waters." Professor D. Lamb!, Warsaw, Russia, Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University, writes: " Hasyadl Jaoos KlUr Water, besides being? an exceUentgeneral aperient, has ppoved specially efficacious la the treatment or ehronio constipation. Tenons obstruction and congestion, hemorrhoidal affection and obesity." No Medicine la the World can compare with " tiunyadWaaoa." Always Ask For the Full Name, STORY OF A MURDER. MRS. RICHARDSOIf TEXLS OS THE KILLING OF HEIR HUSBAND. Shot by an Unknown in Their Room at Savannah, BIo. St. Joseph, Mo., January 3. Mrs. Frank W. Biohardson's statement of the murder of her husband at Savannah, Mo., the night before Christmas, has been. made. She made the statement for publication and said she would tell' the same story on the witness stand when she testifies at tne coroner's inquest. "I do not know who killed my husband," she said. "I did not see the murderer, but I heard footsteps in the back part of the house. I thought at the time that the foot steps where those of Bessie Phillips, the servant, girl, and called to her. . u ny husband was shot 1 was witn-in a few feet of him. I was sitting on the end of the lounge, just Inside the door, and he stood on the threshhoid. He had Just bpoken the words 'has it come to this? 1 had started to ask him what it meant when there was a loud report and he fell. My lirst thought was that he had Just pretend-aA ,n m,Y,t- cniptdA. T ran to him. He lay very still and the next thing I did was tn reilgnt tne lamp on ine ui that had been done I could not see nis face which was still in the hallway. I took hold of his knees and dragged him partially into the room. In trying to lift nn t nut mv h.nris back of his head and that was the first I knew of the presence of the wound. I tried to see it but rmnlA tint "All this time 1 was n a irenay vi ex citement. When I tried to re-ugni inc lamp on my dresser my hands were shak-io- nrf ft oik with difficulty that I f..iU.H fha matnh trt thft wick. As SOOn as I saw that he was really hurt I became more excited and ran across the street to Dr. Kerr's. "After tho snot was nrea I neara wim one walking in the back part of the house. I thought it was Bessie Phillips, and called rt w hut thnrA was nii answer. The cor- son that killed Mr. Kichardson went out of the nouse tnat way. "Thorn was nn revolver in our house. Mr. Richardson wanted to get one a short time ago, but I objected. He said his life had been threatened, and remarked at the time: 'That white head girl might kill me some of these times.' He did not buy the revolver, nowever, ana we nave naa none about the house. The doors were not locked." - THINK HE WAS MURDERED. HUMPHREY JACKMAK, HO WAS FOUND DEAD IN A STABLE!. Grand Haven, Mich., January 3. (Spe-cialO-SheriflE JDykhouse is investigating the death of Humphrey Jackman, in Georgetown, who was found In a manger apparently having been kicked and killed by. a horse. There are reasons to believe' now that he was murdered, as a bloody milk-stool was found In the barn and no money was found on the dead man, whereas- a few hours before he had considerable. The deceased-was employed by Mis Uncle, States McCoy. He had been missed the night before and his body was found early next morning. One man is under suspl- a" delegation from Oceana county inspected Ottawa counts- Jail to-day, with the view of building one like it in the near future. Latest Suicide Method. Lisbon, Me., January 3. H. E. Webber, a well-to-do farmer of Lisbon village, near here, blew himself to pieces last nlgHt. Parts of his lower limbs were scattered about the p.-emlses. The head and arms and upper part of the trunk were found oS top of . the barn. Notes left by Webber said that the writer- had decided to kill himself by exploding dynamite cartridges. He had been acting strangely for several weeks. President Declines. Washington, January 3.-The president to-day sent a message to the senate declining to comply with the resolution requesting transmittal of the Lawshe re- AN EAGLE By sprinkling salt on his tail, nor can you catch a man in an argument who has been reading the 1 901 Free Press Year mad SontPoBtpmia at the Same Price. Keep Your Bowels Strong. Constipation or diarrhoea when your bowels are out of order. Cas carets Candy Cathartic will make them act naturally. Genuine tablets stamped C. C. C. Never sold ift bulk. All druggists, ioc port in regard to the irregularities tit corw nection with postal, affairs in Cuba. Th declination is considered exceptional, ana it is possible if will create more or Iss 4 cussion. KILLED BY A GEORGIA MOB. NEGRO HANGED TO A TRESES AND HI9 BODY RIDDLED WITH BULLETS. Rome, Ga., January 3.-George Reed, . negro, charged with an attempted assault last night on Mrs. J. M. Loeklear, of this city, was hanged to-day to a tree, after which' his body was riddled with bullets h, a mnh rf isti mpn. Reed protested his innocence. Considerable excitement pre vailed throughout tne aay oeiore im lynching was accomplished. After his ar rest this morning the negro was taken be fore Mrs. Loeklear, but she failed to iden tify him, and ho was returned to JalL However, the mob was not satisfied. Tha demonstrations were so pronounced that Judge Henry, of the Superior Court, not seeing any reason for holding Reed ana fearing attack on the Jail, ordered tho snerin: to release muu mw, . " " of the release, formed within the city lim- , -1. , V. I.MIBA v . T.tta (i I lis ana marcueu ttic uuuoo u. -j-- ver in North Rome. There they fund Reed. He was taken three miles from thia place. befori being lynched. Mrs. Lock lear'8 condition is serious. LOCAL BREVITIES. The Home of Industry acknowledges cash; contributions from George Peck and Frank B. Holmes. At the Mohawk club to-night John C. Nagel will read a paper on "How to Employ the Unemployed." Edward McNamara will read a paper on "The Catholic Church in the Nineteenth Century" before the Unity club this evening. Recorder Murphy is investigating the reasons why Sidney C. Bureh, arrested by Detectives Buhr and Stenton on suspicion of horse stealing, was released from custody. The team of horses driven by Eugene Camus, aged 40. years, claiming to live on Michigan avenue, near Rowland street, ran away near the corner of Michigan and Wii-liams avenues, about 7:20 o'clock, last evening At Grace hospital, it was found that Camus was not seriously injured. Remember, if he is dead, I will give $100 out of the J2.O0O policy which J hold,' writes Mrs. Joseph Napoleon Phlllo, of 281 George street, Toronto, Ont to Supt. Martin. Mrs. Phillo is looking for her husband, who came t this city on May 23 last. Since then she says she has nevep heard from him. Phillo is 63 years of age. a machinist by trade, weighs 168 pountfc and is five feet, eight inches tall. He.-is a urana Army ciciui Odd Fellow. Until she shows that he is dead tne insuran-je cuuiauy vm uu the $2,000. Borslars at Work. rvanv Range's erocery store at 235 How ard street was entered again last night by burglars, supposed to be Juveniles. Tha cash register was broken open and a small sum of money taken: Some cigars were also missing. Pleased. "Ring out the glad bells," said Mr. Sirius . . ... HinnhiA f?jrt tn ritacrnf&a in the. new year wmi i.;" "- "What are you so pleased about "The fact that it'll be a hundred years before that phrase 'fin o siecle- can ba worked again; and then we'll all be dead. ' Washington Star. OAMT CATCH Book

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