PLAYERS' LEAGUE GAMES. HAXLOX'3 PEOPLE DROP THREE STRAIGHT IX BOaTON. Maul Waa No Riddle to the Bostons After the First I tilling: Gossip. Boston, July 12. Special -WlTCHEE MAUL started in the game to-day as though he tk. proposed to shut the Bostons out alto gether. Brown and Stovey, the firct men up for Boston, were struck oot on seven pitched balls. Swett hit an easy fly-to Hnnlon. In the second inning the Bostons caught on to his delivery and pounded it for the rest of the game, making 21 hits, with a total of 31 bases. Tho visitors couid do absolutely nothing with Daly, niak-' Ine onlv four hits during the nine in nings. ISoth of the catchers, Quinn and Swett. did good work. Kuehue did not play to-day and Tener was substituted una ceputup a strong: came ai mira Yank" Kobluson gave a great exiiibi tion of handling thrown balls and put' tins' them on to the runners at second base. Boston scored three runs In the second Inning. Broutber's got tirst on Kobin' son's iumble. Kichardflon hit lor a double), .Nash, followed with a single, and the two rnns scored. Nash went down to second on the throw home and cored on Quinn's saie drive to lett, with tvvooul in ibis inning. Kobin son got first on balls and scored on Maul's tlin.e bagger. Brouthers' double and Rich-urdson's home run drive over the left field fence earned two runs in tho third Inning. Boston scored one in the fourth, Hatfield getting first on balls, going to second on a wild pitch and scoring on Brown's ample. Nash led off with couble in the sixth, stole third and scored on Daly's double to left. Brown j ut in a sharp drive to the seats for two Dases ana ualy scorea. boston scores one in the seventh, Swett led off with a d.mble and scored on Brouthers' single. Hatfield got his base on Fields ffiuff in the eighth. Daly hit sale, Then Brown put in his fourth hit oi the game. Stovey sacrificed. Bwett flew out to the catcher. Brouthers, Richard son and Nash cracked out Binglca. Ttiis little slick work netted tour runs. Hob ton knocked out two runs in the ninth on singles by Hatfield, Brown and BtO' Vey, putting the score at 15 to 2. Daly tossed' the ball up for the visitors in the ninth. Fields got his base on balls and scored on clean hits by Tener and Cor coran. Score: their belt. The home team played sluggish game and the lourlti inning passed without s score for the visitors Ten innings were played, the score standing 6 to 5. The Watercures played a good game; but were only prevented irom being shut out by the home team's errors. Following is the scora by innings; Toronto 2 0002000 1 05 Watercures o 00020800 0 ft TWO CLUBS COULDN'T DO IT. The Mt. I'leRHiint and BesHemer Clubs Combine to Bent feottdttlo. Rcottdaif, July 12, (Special The Bessemer and Mt. Pleasant, ball clubs combined under the name of the Mt. Pleasant, tuada the most strenuous ef forts to beat the home team. They fell helpless victims, however. Tbedelivery of Marsh, their pitcher, was readily sized up, while that of Cargo's, of the home team, proved a great puzzle to tbeio, since thev only scorea two tilts, llagau, late of Dunkirk, played with the home club, and did splendid work. Cargo, Butterman and Miller corked the ball out of the lot. The score: ficottriale 1 0 0 5 1 0 0 7 115 Jit. Pleasant 00000000 0 u feUMMAUT. lilts Srott lflle, 15; .Mt. I'lpannt, 2. Two-base hits Iiuitr,iiore, Welble, Car-BO. Molr-n bfise Peotlrtalo, 8. Ktriicic ut Hy (Mru, ir; bv Marsh, 12. tropins Noli, Sillier and W. Lynch. AMERICAN AS-.OCIAT10V RESULTS - 8 0 2 Fttz- 112 0 4 Columbus, St. liOitli and Louisville Yt'slurduy's Winning Teams. At Colunilius Columbus 0 0 0 0 0 0 It 0 Hoclu-stur 1 0 o 0 0 T 0 0 l;so lilts Columbus 2, Rochester 6. M'rors comiiiiius 1, idichester 2. 1( ittcrl"S-Kr,t us and O'Connor, g'-r:tld and .MoGuiro. I 'mpires Dooscher and 1'eoplos. At St. Louis St. 1-ouls 3 0 3 2 3 0 0 0 Syracuse S 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 Iia-ie lilts St. Louis 21, Syracuse 7. Krrors St. I.ouls 0. (Syracuse l. Latteries Itam soy and Wells, Keofe and in ifcg-s. Umpire Emslle. At Louisville Louisville 4 OS00100 8 Alulutics 2 100100004 Base hits IauiIsvIIIo 10, Athletics 12. Krrors Louisville X. Athletics 8. Batteries Goodall and Weckbecker.Sew. urn anu uoninson. Umpire Kerlng. The Toledo and Brooklyn game was oost- yuxiou oil ucvuuiu or rain. NATIONAL LEAGUE GAMES. THE ALLIES NARROWLY ESCAPED ANOTHKlt SHUT OUT. Almost a Itlot Over a Questionable I Decision on the Brooklyn X. L. Ground. s he was not a reserve or contract Jumper. The Hartford club has released lnflelder Doyle. Catcher Spies Is still In New Orleans dis engaged. Ottawa has signed pitcher Hosklns, late oi j'eoria. Rkii.lt, of Columbus, Is playing a great third nase. Imp. St. Paul club has released third base man runups. has been pitching good ft BOSTON. KB P A E Brown, ni 2 6 0 0 1 btovey, r 0 14 0 1 bwett, c 116 2 1 lirouthers, 1 3 3 6 0 1 Klcliardson, 1 2 3 0 0 0 hash, 3 2 4 2 0 0 Oulnn, 2 0 1 6 8 0 liatrlold, s 3 14 8 0 laley, p 2 2 1 6 4 Totals 15 21 27 13 8 Our Itovs Woro Dead Easy. Greensburo, July 12. The "Our Boys" of Pittsburg were done up here this afternoon by the home team with perfect ease. The game was one of the most Interesting played here this season. Jamison's Held nig was exceptionally fine ana tne flatting ana neiaingof (Juifoy wasgooa. rscore: tilKKtMU lid. R H P A K Painter. I 2 2 3 0 0 jMurhui'gur, 3 110 3 0 JainlsOii. 8 2 0 1 7 0 Wilson, 1 i 2 12 0 0 (JiifTny, in l 3 a 0 0 r ltzslmmons, c 0 0 3 1 u Rlltinger. r oiooo lxmoliue, 2 2 14 2 1 Hemphill, p 10 110 New York, July 12. Special, XjfECKER, KELTY AND Wilson, who played in the outfield for the Alle gbenys in to-day's game with the New Yorks, had plenty of exercise this afternoon. The local men had their batting clothes on, and the way they lined the ball out was a caution to aspiring young twlrlers. Bowman was very sad after the game The score IS to 1 tells the tale. Welch pitched mag nificently, while Bowman could do nothing with the Harlem sluggers. Allegheny's only run was scored in the third inning, when Bow man got his base on balls, stole second, was advanced to third on Kelty'sbunt and managed to get home by a very narrow margin on Miller's sacrifice: llornung making a poor throw to the plate. The visitors bad a good chance to score in the filth but poor coaching knocked them out. Wit one man out Kelty hit a single to left and Miller, who iollowed, lined a beanty along tho left foul line. It should have been good for three bases at least but Kelty was coached to stop at third and Miller, who was tearing along behtna him naa to sprint to get back to second. Decker was unequal to the emergency ana strucs out. Welch would not let La Eoque bit the ball, sending him to first on balls, filling the bases. It all depended on Boats then. He hit a little one to short, forcing out La Koque at second. After that Welch was invincible. The score tells the story of the slaughter. MtW lOHK. K B r A K Tlernan, ui 2 6 o 0 Glasscock. 8 1 2 4 6 0 Bassett,2 2 10 10 Ksterbrook, 1 1 3 6 2 0 llornung, 1 2 4 8 0 0 Denny, 3 11111 Clark, r 4 8 10 0 Buckley, C 8 1 6 2 0 weicn. p 2 l 2 i u Totals 18 19 27 14 ALLEOUSNT. K B Miller. 3 0 2 Decker, c 0 0 La Koque, 2 0 0 Moat, 1 0 0 Merger . s 0 0 Becker, m 0 1 W ilson, r o o Bowmun,p 1 0 Kelty, m 0 1 Totals. 1 4 PAX 0 2 0 8 8 2 3 6 2 12 0 1 2 3 1 2 0 0 4 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 27 17 9 New York 2 0 Allegheny 0 0 2-18 0- 1 Totals 10 10 27 14 6DUHABT. P1TTSBUKO. K B P A E nanion, m o o 3 1 u Vlsner, r 1 1 l o 0 Beckley, 1 u 0 7 0 o Melds, 1 10 2 11 Tener, 3 o l 6 3 0 Corcoran, 8 0 10 10 Kouinson, 2 1 0 2 4 1 Waul, p 0 10 7 4 yulnn, c 0 0 7 2 1 Totals 3 4 27 19 OUKBOYS. K McHteen, c o Vetters, m o O'Brien, s 2 Cuilleton, 8 o Miiiin, 2 i Lang, 1 i Callahan, r A p l rnchard, p & r o bchote, 1 o Totals , 8 24 10 7 1 0 0 1 -10 0- 0 Boston 0 8 2 1 0 2 1 4 215 Pittsburg. 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 6UMMART. Eirned runs Boston, 8. Two base hits lirown, Pwctt.Brouthers, lllchardson, Nasu, 2; Daley, Visner. Three-base liKs Maul. Home runs Klcharilson. f-tolen bases llrou tilers, Hatflold, Nash. Bases on bails Hatfleltl, YJsuer, Fields, Boblnson. feiruck out Brown, Rtovey, Swett, 2; llatfleld, Daley, Fields, Koblnson, Maul. Passed ball Swett. Wild pitch Maul. Itlt by pitched Dull Tenor. Time of game Vmplres GHffney and Sheridan. Paid attendance 2, lit). (ireensburg 2 4 0 3 OurJioys 0 o 0 o SUMMARY, Earned runs tireonsburg, 3; Our Boys, 2, Two-base lilts Palmer, UulToy, Lang. Dotiole plays Jamison, Donohue, Wilson, baorlfiee hits Painter. Marburger. Mn. MBin, hcnoie. Stolen buses Jamison. Donohue. O'ltrlnn 4. Exact attendance 03. Karned runs New York 5, Allogheny 0. Two-base hits Tleruan, llornung, Char lie Miller. Three-base hits Denny, Iiecker. Sacrifice hits Glasscock, Batsett.Denny, Welch. Miller. Kelty. Double piiys nassetr, Ksremrooi; ana Glasscock; Wilson and Docker. Passed bulls Docker, 1. Wild pitches Kowniun, 2; Welch, 1. Hit by pitched ball Tiernan. Time or gain ol :J5. ALMOST A 1UOT. Over a Disputed Decision at Brook' lyn Yesterday. Brooklyn, July 12. Special There came near being a riot in tha fourth in nine nt tn-riAv'fl 0nmA hfttwAAn thn i;Fim base on balls-Ureensburg, 8; Our Brookiyn and Cincinnati National league Struct outr-By Callahan. 6: bv Ilemnhlll teams. v uu tne score i 10 u m iavor oi Passed balls I'ltzslmmons, McSteen 2. Wild pitches Hemuhlll. Time i.iu. Umpire Turney. Mudo Too Many Krrors. Philadelphia, July 12. (Special Costly errors in the fourth and seventh Innings lost the Cleveland Players' league team to-dav'a game. Reatin pitched one of the best games he has put KIgJilne: for AVorlds to Conquer. pcottdale, July 12. Speoiall Tho Ecottdale base ball club will likely leave on atrip through western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio next week. An effort is now being made by Manager Porter to obtain dates. If successful in securing the dates, the following clubs will be played: Mansfield, Tarentum, Homestead, Wellsville and East Liverpool, O. , Phillipsburg. Beaver. A. C. Gumberts. iii tmsuursi iucrk.eesport ana Aieaavine. ine ioliowing players will be taken; up inis season, lui nis support was wretched. Each one of the six errors Oeyer, third base; Meller, first base; U. charged against Cleveland aided the Cargo, catcher; li. Cargo and M. Neves. attendance was pitchers; J. Buttermore. short: M. Hassler, second base, and A. Gordon. II U'..il.l I IT ; ..... ' ii. ncimo buu xi, mcuormict, nelders. the Scottdale club is one of the best drawing cards In the country. Thev have won 14 out of 10 games played this OOtlBUU. 0 fi 0 8 Phillies to score. The not large for baturday. ticore Philadelphia 1 0 1 1 0 o Cleveland 0 o 0 0 2 0 Base hits Philadelphia, 7; Cleveland. 6, Krrors Philadelphia. 8: Cleveland. 5. Batteries banders and Milllgau, Bakely and sutctlffe. L'mpires l erguson and Holbert, DufTey'a Batting the Feature. New York, July 12.-Special Long John Ewing pitched for the Giants today and they won. It was not, however, due so much to bis pitching as to the grand support he got. O'Kourke made two wonderful catches that Baved the game for the New YTorks. The play on both sides was brilliant and the hitting hard and clean. Duffey's batting was the feature of the game. Hew YorK 30200000 0 C Chicago 1 o 0 i 1 o o 0 08 Base hits New Tork, 9; Chicago, 10 Krrors New York, 2;Culoago, 1. Batteries Kwlng and twing. King ana Terrell. Umpires Pierce and Leach. 2- 7 0 8 A Miss ns Good as a Mile. At Canton: Canton 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 W heeling 2 0 l o 4 n l n naileries loung and Bars, Gibson and .Base hits Canton, 13; Wheeling, 10. Krrors Canton, 4; WuoellngA. Umpire O'Brien. Cincinnati Burns, for Brooklyn, made a base hit. wag advanced to second bv Foutz's single, and was put out at third on Terry's bunt. Foutz scored on Don ovan's sacrifice, and Terry, who attempted on the same play, collided with Umpire McDermott, who was stand ing on the base line near home. Terry pushed McDermott out of the way and was reaching for the plate when Harrington touched him out. McDermott declared him safe, whereupon theCincinnatis marched off the field. McDermott pulled out his watch, and when five minutes had elapsed gave the game to Brooklyn, 9 to 0. The Brooklyna wanted the Clncinna-tis to play a postponed game, but they refused. The crowd swarmed about the players, and while they were arguing there were half a dozen small fights. Finally the Brooklyn! agreed to waive all claim to Terry's run, and the game was resumed, although McDermott declared he would stick by bis decision. Brooklyn won without trouble, Koines proving an easy mark, bcore: Brooklyn 0 O012S1O 7 Cincinnati 1 000 0000 01 Base hits Brooklyn, 8; Cincinnati, 6. Krrors isrooKlyn, I; Cincinnati, 4. Butteries Carruthers and Daly, Rhlnes and Harrington. Umpire McDermott. Esterday Will be Bolonsed. Columbus, 0., July 12. fSpeclall- This alternoon Manager Buckenberger closed negotiations with Wheelock, of isoii-uii,, iu piay snort, iisieraay will u uw ue released. A Disastrous Experiment. . Brooklyn, July 12. (Special The Buffalo players tried a young man named Irwis In the box to-day and Johnny Ward's wonders had great sport as a consequence, hitting his curves lor a total of 23 bases. Sowders, too, was hit hard. In lact the game was one of the greatest slugging matches ever seen since curve pitching came into vogue. Score: Brooklyn 66801520 o 28 Buffalo 4 0 1 0 2 0 4 1 4 16 Base hits Brooklyn, 26; Buffalo, 18. Krrors Brooklyn, 7; Buffalo, 6. Batteries bowders ami Dally, Lewis and Balilgan. Umpires Jones and Knight. Good lor the Acmes. The Acmes of Allegheny, defeated the Bchoenfelds of the Booth Side, at Recreation park yesterday by a score of 16 to 0. The features of the game were the fine battery work of Bi b and Mitchell, fcicore: 2 0 6 S 0 0 0 0 0 0 Batteries Acmes, Erb and Mitchell-Bchoenrelds, Kress, Jordon and Deitz. Base hits Acmes li, with a total of 19-echoenXelds, 2. ' Acmes 1 bchoeurelas o 816 0 0 Honors "Were Even. Toronto, O., July 12.-Bpecial-The Watercnres of Phillipsburg, Pa., came liere In great glee with a record of 14 games played without one defeat, and tre sure of adding one more scalp to A LONG PLY". An Effort Will be Made to Break the l'lgoon Klj-lng Hooord. Two lots of birds from the John Diggle ion were sent away under sporting Life rules last night for distance record. One ioi, .ici.uiiougn ana Lady Washington, is to fly from 1,060 miles against the record of Alabama, of Fall Kiver, from Montgomery, Ala.: 1,054 miles in 21 days, made in 18so. The others. Trne 1)1..- T . M 1 ' i , , . . ' xjiuo, xsuiir varuen ana main nf ih. Mill, are to be liberated 850 miles from iiome againsi ine record of 8er- geaniuunne, or JNewark. N. J., from Montgomery, Ala., 840 mile in four and one-fourth days, made in 18S7. Lady Washington and MeCullough nave both returned in the 530 miles journey and have, therefore, 330 miles of new country to cover. The other three birds have maue ine journey irom Gharlotte, N. C 450 miles, and have 400 miles of strange territory. Both are good tests of homing faculty, but the birds have already proven themselves to be well possessed of ii, anu u mey escape tne pothunters will prouauiy ue neara irom as at home. We Are Invited. ine iouowing invitation has been issued to a few friends by Elmer E. ehaner, if. f. DaviBon and Jim Crow Yourself and ladies are cordially invited to attend an afternoon shooting tournament at the grounds of Herron xxxxx uunciuo, crunot's Island, Tues- ay, juiy zs. Live birds and Keystone s.uiut.uBiH, ine Doat loaves tool of Market street, Pittsburg, at 2 x-. m . x,um:n win oe served at 5 o'clock and the return made at 8 p. M. The in-vitatioa ii positively not transferable. Cleveland Drops Another. Philadelphia, July 12. Special The Cleveland National league team had all the starch taken out of them in the first inning, the Pniladelphias hitting young v auswonu xur xv runs in ineir nan. This took all interest out of the contest. the Quakers letting up from that time on, not to make the game ridiculous. Gleason pitched up to his recent fine form. Score: 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1115 O0040000 4 Base hits Philadelphia, 15; Cleveland, 10. Krrors Philadelphia, 8; Clevelana, . Batteries Gleason and Clements, Wads-worth and Zlnimer. Umpire Lynch. Philadelphia 1 Cleveland 0 Anson Smiled Broadly. Boston, July 12. Special Old man Anse had a smile a yard long after today's game. The Colts not only played a magnificent game but downed the proud Puritans, with the great Clarkson in the box. The game was in doubt until the last man was out in the last Inning, Chicago scoring the winning run with two men out in the ninth. Though the field work was rather ragged , none of the errors were costly. Score: Boston 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 Chicago 0 o o 2 o o 0 o 13 Bass hits Boston, 6; Chicago, 8. Krrors Boston, 7; Culeazo, 5. Batteries Clarkion and Bennett. ttnth. lnson and Klttredge. I uiplre McQuade. Base Ball Briefs. Sutton 1b in harness again. Park, of the Joliets, Is a heavy hitter. Ganzell still carries his arm in a sling. tbacuse has braced un nn.rr,,n. late. 1 ' Hartford has released catcher ijBr. man. PLATERS are not nnrchnaM art fiaau ik days. The Terrs Hants oluh hai ria.. ir fling. WasuINGTOH hai r.ncrAr.4 Mace. o-o- t""-"w 'I ADT" Baldwin 1net miaa v u BuOaio Players' club. Is not debarred from playing wita any national sgriunt Ciuo. HENRT J'OHTKB ball for London. Up to Friday Worcester had lost 16 straight games. KIDD, Wesievan's pitcher, will be given a uiai uy xiartiora Wes Currt has been appointed American association umpire. Tommt Burns is now captaining the Brooklyn league team. The Omaha club has released Kittle, the 'xexas A,euj(ue pitcher, Thb female ball players' club will cross Dam wim a nine or amateurs ac aasi Lib erty on 'Juesilay afternoon at 4 o'clock. HAimrT. Pmiih Is now editing and pub Ilshlng a bright little naner in Inalanapo, lis aporoprlatelv culled the Hiutler. It is dsvoted to local sporting affairs. Pkobablt no base ball magnate In the country watchi the records of the minor lenKiies nii-re closely than A. S. Stern, th little president of the Cincinnati. smallkt, of Cleveland. Is a tremendous eater, and the Dlavers' usual remark to him whfn he aPDnars after a long absence is: isui, ine dining room is onsn." Jack Bhknnaw. the old Indianapolis um plie wno was thought to be dying in In- ulanapolls last winter, is now slowly con- vuiesciuK a', nis nume in ureensuurg, lau It has Just become known that Harry Baymond, third baseman and captain of the Louisville hase bull club, was married in New Albany last Januury to Miss Lena Smith. (JNEofthoDes Moines players recently 'borrowed' ' the net bat of Gus Alberts, of Milwaukee, ana tne latter ciud actually employed a detective to recover the piece oi uiuoer. Bask ball crowds ere getting hard to jioase. ruiejorg, or Lvansvrne, nas won 16 out of 19 games, vet w hen he was getting hit the other dav the crowd veiled for the ciuo soinor pitcher. President Byrne takes good care of his team when out west. While In Cincinnati. instead of running the risk of their getting sick irom dunking water, he had cold tea brougut to the grounds in cans for them. Tub Cincinnati DttDers read McOarr. Da. vis, Glasscock, i'lnkney and other league players a lessons on dlrtv ball nlavlng. and entirely overlooked Sir Tony Mullane, the gentleman who laid Bassett up for many weeks. A female base ball nine Is In bad luck at Akron. All the girl's clothes were levied on to satlty a claim of the home club for Its share of the receipts, ana the young women had to appear in society In their uniforms. Much of Doran's effectiveness Is due to his terrific speed, which comes from a pair of arms which are as finely developed as one could wish. He can thank his early work as an iron mouldtr In Athens, Pa., for his fine muscles. Bhines may bo enrolled among the col lege players, for he spent soma time as a student at Bucknoll unlvorlty, in Pennsylvania. One of his hobbles is the gun. and he Is as good a marksman with the rifle as ne is a pitcher with the ball. Columbus had lines out for "Shorty" Fuller, of tit. Louis, but Chris won't let him go until be sees how Wheelock turns out. Exactly why Columbus should go to so much trouble about her short field when catcher Doyle Is available Is a mystery. Anson has but 11 men with him this trin. leaving Stenzel, Andrews, Sullivan and Hutchinson at homo. He expects to strengthen his team greatly before he returns to Chicago. A strong pitcher is what he most needs and is gunning for. Buo IIollidat has been of greater sor vice to the Cincinnati club this year than he was last season. It is true he has not done quite as good stick work, but in field lng, sacrifice hitting and base running ho nas iar surpassed ins record or a year ago. The bass ball campaign Is now In full blast In England, and base ball cranks who wish to De quite Kngllsn can bet on the result of this first season of base ball In merry old England. Derby Is the favorite and Is in belter practice than the other clubs. The longest game of the season and one of the most remarkable on record, was played at Catasauqua, Pa., July 5 between tho Catasauqua and Ardmore teams. Eighteen Innings were played before victory perched on the Catasauquas' banner by 6 to 6. IN the game between the Pott and Timtt clubs at Castle Shannon yesterday, the latter were defeated by the score of 27 to 6. Barr's pitching and Boyer's catching for the Pout boys were tho features. Barr struck out ia men. The eastern clubs have the call upon the western In the matter of attendance, both In the Players' leagueand National league. But then it could hardly be otherwise, as the east has the greatest centers of population, the most leisure and the most wealth to speud for amusement and recreation. If players persist In dirty ball playing and umpires allow them to continue their petty practices, the outcome will be seri ous, borne day a riot, in which a great many people will suffer, will follow one of these leg-smashing, Done-nreaklng at tempts to wlu a game by the methods of a highwayman. Pitcher Foreman's net sunorstttlon u that his wife is his Jonah, as she has never yet seen her husband pitch a winning game, ana ue gois Knocked out or tne Dux every time she goes to see him play. Fore man miguc examine nimseir to nna his Jonah; he wonld probably find it In the cardiac reulon. Quaint Bib Fkrgusox can do more talk- ing in an hour thauauordlnary person can do In a whole day. as Bob Emslle recently sold: "Ferguson and I were together In his room irom o'clock until 2 o'clock in the morning and during that time I don think I got In two words, and I am a pretty guuu minor myseii. Catt. Anson, of the Chicago. Is now playing his twentieth season of base ball. Ills hand Is as strone and steady, his eye as sure as It was li years ago, with every prospect of remaining so. He himself says he win piny ball till he Is 60 years old. and there Is reason to believe he will do so. He has made a success financially of base uan, oeingworm perhapi jso.oou, Despite the fact that a record has been made of the assignment of the Washington club and everything connected therewith by sir. Hewitt to Mr. Coleman, with In structlons as to the payment of creditors, the sincerity of this minster Is questioned, and the assertion is made that it Is merely for a purpose and effect. It Is suspected that at a public sale the club will be bought in oy ins recent owuors The batting question has been sprung In the Western association where the Nation-al league or BpauhlliiK's dead ball Is used instead oi Keere's I'layers' league or Keach's American association bal,. The heavy batting clubs naturally object to a ball that does not give a fair showing In favor of the batter, and the manaxement of some oi the clubs are Inaugurating a vigorous kick on the official ball. The Denver, &t. ruui and ?loux City clubs have been especially active in the effort to secure some change, either In the ball used or in the rules, that shall favor the batter. OLD EUBUS BEV1VES. HE WON A GOOD BACE AT MOX- MOUTII YESTERDAY. tracks and is a proof that the prepotent power of breeding is inherited. As the successful thoroughbred lines turn to a few great producing mares like Levity, Magnolia. Galouade. and Marie Inis, just so will the trotting family eventu ally trace to a lew prepotent lines. Salvator Hnd a Walkaway for the Monmouth Cup-Soma Other Interesting Events. A LIVELY SCRAP. J mi (A it . Press News Association. Monmouth Park, July 12. HIS AFTERNOON a pushing, surg- lngr good nat- ured crowd com menced to work its way through the gate here as early as 12 o'clock and by the time the bugle called the horses to the post between 10,- 0 00 and 12,000 perso n s were scattered about the grounds anxious for a chance to BDot the winner. It was a magnificent day for racing. During the whole afternoon a cool ocean breeze blew through the grand stand and those who brought fans with them and wore sum' mer clothes had to hustle around to keep the blood moving in their veins. The track was on the whole in capital shape although it was quite dusty. The card included the July stakes for two year .olds, the Monmouth cup and the Llberon stakes, besides nve oiner races. The Monmouth cup was a walk over for the Haggin stable, but most of the other events furnished contests that were worth witnessing. The first race was at six furlongs, and Eon, on the strength of his recent defeat of lieraldine, was made an even money favorite. Blue Rock waa also backed cmite heavily, but what support the others had waa mostly for a place, Carrie C Stately and Madstone alter nated In the lead to the last furlong. when Blue Bock worked his way through and won a good race by a length from 111 Hughey McMaiiun Bests Jas. Brlslln in Thirteen Itoundii. AST FRIDAY evening a rattling 13-round mill took place in an outbuilding on Bedford avenue between Jas. Brialin, of the East End, and Hugbey Mc- Manus. of the Eleventh ward, L..L . 111 mnn UUliX XIJ1U XXXGU, which resulted in a complete victo ry for McManus, The two men came together about 9 o'clock in the evening in the nroaoncn of nhnut 100 friends. A 4- foot ring was measured off, ana Dy this time the principals wern ready. RriHn worn red strined tights and Mc Manus plain white. They were evenly matched as to weight and physical pro portions. Ilonors were easy for the first six rounds when McManus gained first hinnd nd first knockdown. In tne ninth round Brislin raised a cry of foul and clnimnd that McManus was us ing his feet. The referee rejected the claim of foul and ordered the men back to their places, in tne eleventh round Brislin was completely dazed by a right-hander back of the ear. Ha wanted to nuit but his Beconds com pelled him to stand up twice more, when they, too, concluded it waB hopeless and threw up the sponge. The fight was for 150 a side to a finish, with kid gloves, under tueensDerry ruies. A NEW GAME. EXGLISII BILLIARDS BECOMING POPULAR AMOXG EXPERTS. Description of How the Game Is Played In the Shortest Possible Time. Here is a game which, although it has been played for years in some parts of England, is practically a new thing in this country. It has beem played spasmodically by American 15-ball pool players at times, but it is little known, nevertheless, to nine-tenths of the devotees of that popular sport. The most curious thing about the game is that, in spite of its having been played for so long across the water and to a far less extent in this country, no one teems to know its name. At the rooms where the game is having quite a run just now, it goes by the name of English billiards, but as it isn't billiards at all, that is evidently a misnomer. A number of the pool experts to whom the game is familiar said yesterday that it was French pool, but, so far as known, the game is not played in France any more than it is in this country. Perhaps some of the Press' reader! may be able to suggest a name which will fit the game. Here is a description of the way it is played: The balls are placed on an ordinary six-pocket pool table, as shown in th following diagram: :a 4 B',o: 8 SPORT8 AT Madstone. Eon would have made a much better showing had bis head stall not slipped. The J uiy stakes lor Z-y ear-olds brought out a field of six, of which Kockon was the favorite and Bolero second choice. Beckon ran a good race, but Bolero, the second choice, won, while Nellie Bly, at 20 to one, in the betting, ran a good race and got second money. The Monmouth eup was robbed of all interest because nothing appeared to measure strides witn Salvator. Mr. riaggin'snanasome cnest, nut simply galloped over the course and secured the money. The fourth race was a handicap at a mile and a quarter and was the best betting race of the day. Castaway, Eurus and Badge were all backed heavily in the order named while Stockton and Philosophy both had unDort. It was a grand race and the finish was the best of the day. Hamil ton. by stmerior riding, managed to land old Eurus a winner by ashort head That the victory was a popular one was proved by the loud cheering that ne re ceived. First race Handicap sweepstakes, $20 each, with 1,000 added, of which $200 to socond, sixruriongs; liiuenook nrst, maa stone second. Stately third. Time, 1:1114- Second race July stakes for 2 year-olds. $100 each, $1,500 added, of which $"oo to socond. penalties and allowances, six lur longs; Bolero first, Nelly Bly second. Keck-on third. Time, 1:14. Third race Monmouth cup, $100 each, with $2,000 added, of which 8500 to second, penalties and allow ances, six lurlongs, one mile and three-fourths; Salvator won In a walkover. ' Fourth race Handicap sweepstakes, $30 each, with $l,!oo added, of wnlch $;50 to second, mile and quarter; Eurus won. Stockton second, Cynosure third. Tine, 2:08. Fifth race Sweepstakes for maidens 2 years old, at$:0each, with $1,000 added, of which tm to second, 5 lurlongs; Flavilla first. Beauty second, Westchester third Time. 1:02. sixth race Sweepstakes of $15 each with $750 added, of which $ltw to second, selling allowances, 6 furlongs; Bradford flrst.Arao second, itaymond third. Time, i:u. Seventh race The Elberon stakes, a free welter-weight handicap, sweepstakes, of $15 each with $750 added, of which 100 to second, 7 furlongs; Esquimaux won, Young Duke second, liravc- tnira. 'lime, i:2. Eighth race Five-eighths of a mile; Hands off first. Adventurer second, Bough Burn third. Time, 1-MVz. The SUPERIOR. Yester- T.nnkv PnntastmltS at day's Held Meeting. The field meeting of the Superior Athletic association, of the Ninth ward. Allegheny, which was postponed from the afternoon of July 4 owing to rain, came off yesterday, with the following results: 100-yard dash, Frank Kron, time 11 seconds: one mile walk, Chris Hoskins, 8 minutes and 22 seconds; hop, bkiu auu jump, juuii oiiiouu, ckj it, i iu . , high jump, Frank Kron, 5 feet 3 inches; throwing Dase Dan, ma oemert, auo vards 12 inches: married men's 100 yard dash, John Allison, 11 seconds; standing broad Jump, John Allison, a ieet; nign kick. George Pearson. 7 feet 6 inches; running broad jump, Ed Beiffert, 15 feet y inches, rne tennis contest was won bv George G. Pearson and George Kerr Some of the members of the Sewickley and Mt. Washington athletic associa tions were present. The winners in each event were presented with gold medals. There was a large crowd present DIDN'T HAY'E TIME TO CASH IN. The Floor of a Pool Room Gives Way and Betters Get Dumred. Newark, N. J., June 12. Special- Late this afternoon the floor in Mc Laughlin's pool room, on Harrison street, gave way and precipitaated be tween 50 and 60 people a distance of 20 feet into the cellar. No one was killed. but a number received serious injuries. At the time of the accident the winners on Eurus, at Monmouth park, were just cashing their tickets, when suddenly the floor went down. Three are known to have broken arms, end one broke a leg, while many receivea cuts ana Druises. On account of the character of the place it was impossible to obtain names. BUFFALO GETS AMBITIOUS. CATHOLIC CLUB MEET. The at Brooklyn Cindnniti. Boston Chicago ... Brooklyn.. New York. W. I,. Pr. .3S SO .M8 IS 45 Plow They Stand. NATIONAL LZAGUB. W. L. PC ..44 24 .617 Chicago .., .42 3S ,6.'7 Xrw York.. l'hilltlpbi. 4J it .623 Cleveland . Bolton 41 28 .5M Allerbeny It 61 PLAYERS' IXAOUB. W. I.. Pc' w. L. ...41 !6 .612 Pittsburg 32 S3 ...38 28 . 676 Philadelphia.. 35 34 .. 58 S3 .5.15 Cleveland 27 36 ...35 31 .6J0 BuSalo 17 43 THE ASSOCIATION. W. L. Pc.l .4 JO .27 Pe. .491 .50 .4.15 .283 Athletic 41 24 Loulaviile 38 26 (St Loot 36 29 Eocheiter ii 30 W. L. Pe. t Columbu 34 32 .63 Toledo !t 34 .5-14 Srracuse 27 37 .MS, Brooklyn 18 44 .513 .433 .421 .204 International Cricket. Press Newi Association. Philadelphia, July 12. There is great interest felt here in cricket circles over the international match which com mences next Monday. The Philadelphia players have been selected from the Belmont, Germantown and Merion clubs, and the Canadian players come from the Hamilton, Toronto, Brockville, Ottawa, Koaeaaie and Halifax citbs. Events and Prize Winners MeKee's Rocks Yesterday, The Young Men's Catholic club, of the West End, held a great field day at MeKee's Rocks yesterday. Over 1,500 invited persons were in attendance and all events were warmly contested. Following is the result of the various events. One hundred-yard dash (first prize, gold medal, by honorary members; second prize, gold ring, by C. B. Kutch-back) C. J. Moyan first, James Madden second. Two hundred and twenty-yard race (first prize, Leader silver cup; second prize, silver-handled umbrella, by Eisner & Phillips) James Madden first, Harry Mitchell second. Four hundred and forty-yard race (Brat prize, Pittsburg Press gold medal; second prize, box of cigars, by Alex. Wilson) James Madden first, James Friel second. Half mile race, first prize, gold medal by the club; second prize, running shoes, by A. G. Pratt J. McGonnigie first, Joe Foster second, One mile race, prize, gold medal, by the club Jame Kelly first. Time, 5:55U. One hundred and twenty yard hurdle race, C. P. Roberts & Son, silver goblet P. McGlincbey first, J. A. Welsh second. High jump, bisque figures by W. J. Wright; M. Leery. Putting the shot, cane by Kaufnianns; M. Leery. Throwing base ball, H. Terheyden, oxydized silver urn, was won by Robert Costello. The three-legged race was won by H. E. Price and Harry Mitchell, who secured silver medals, as did also Martin O' Toole in the sack race. Jsmes Swan accomplished the feat of puiting up two 10 pound dumb bells 600 times in 4:39. This feat has never before been done in Pittsburg, and he received great applause. T1IEY ARE SIMILARLY BRED. Favonla and Salvator Have a Common Ancestry. The game trotting mare Favonia (2:15) by Wedgewood, that has won many a grand circuit race, and Salvator, the king of American thoroughbreds, are similarly bred on the maternal side. The thoronghbred mare Lightsome, by Glen- coe, when bred to Lexington, produced Salina, the dam of Salvator, and when bred to the trotting stallion Alexander's Abdallab, the anion produced Fadette, the dam of Favonia. Lightsome is out of Levity by imp. lrustee, ana is also the second dam of Luke Black burn, one of the famous runners in bis day, and the sire oi rrocior nnoit ana others. It is a singular coincidence that Lighsome when bred to both thorough bred and trotting stallions should pro duce the dams of sorb game and fast per- iormera on the trotunz tod runmna Purse for a Meetluc Between War ren and the St. Paul Kid. Press News Association. Buffalo, N. Y., July 12. The Buffalo Athletic club has resolved to offer a purse if a fight is arranged between the St. Paul Kid and Tommy Warren to come off July SO, and subject to the following conditions: If the Kid wins they will offer a purse for a bout between him and Dixon, wno nas just, aeieaiea waiiace; u Warren wins tuey win mace tne same offer for a light between him and Ike Weir, the Belfast spider. It will be seen from tha above that 13 of the object balls are placed in twos and "frozen" together directly in front of the pockets and as near as possible to them without tumbling In. The other three object balls are frozen together in the center of the table so that the two end balls shall point directly toward the Bide pockets. The white, or cue, ball is placed anywhere within a radius of six inches from the unoer' t and back of the string. (See ' .ram A A). A half circle may br talked on the table (a), ana the ae ball must be rjlaved t : . l. i jl . . t . . . iruux wumu hi at me Degmning oi toa game. The importance of the first shoB in the game makes this rule imperative.! balls in the least number of shots. Each time that the rjlayer's cue touches the White ball a shot is counted mrainiit, him no matter whether he hits or misses. 11 the white ball goes into a Docket an ex tra shot is counted against the player, and he must play from the half circle (B) again, but he retains any object ball or balls which he may have pocketed at the time ho made the scratch. In other words, no obiect ball is ever renlaceri on the table after being pocketed, and the penalty for making a scratch is to have an extra shot counted against the player-er. As soon as the first player succeeds in clearing the table of all the object balls he marks the number of shots ha has made and the balls are replaced on the table for the second player. The one who pockets all the balls in the fewest (J h n r u wina I ha crama A nn mimK.. persons may play in a game. I he game requires more skill to nlav well than pool. It is not only necessary to pocket the object ball aimed at, but the player must also be able to carom and play around-the-table shots with exactness, for the more balls he can put in in one shot the greater nis chances of winninar the game. The writer has seen the 15 balls pocketed in seven shots, or an average of over two balls at each shot, and possibly the feat could be accomplished in a still smaller number of plays, but the ordinary good player is lucky if he clears the table in less than 15 shots. An expert pool player will pocket the 15 balls in from 12 to 11 shots on an average. To clear the table in 10 shots requires remarkably fine moving and some good luck; to require 16 shots to accomplish the same object is noor playing. As the slightest touch on any of the object balls as they are first placed is sufficient to pocket one or two of them, the aim of the player should be to start off by hitting as many balls as possible at the first shot. The best way to ac complish this is shown by the following diagram: YOUNG MAN1IART DEAD. The Grlpman Whose Car Injured Him Held for a Hearing:. Harry Manhart, the 13-year-old boy who was run over and so badly mangled by a Penn avenue cable car near Forty- fourth street yesterday morning, died from his terrible injuries at the West Penn hospital yesterday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Shortly after reach ing the hospital he lapsed into a semi-conscious condition, from which he never revived. The physicians in attendance state that in addition to his external injuries, which were unusually severe, he evidently sustainea equally serious internal injuries. William Morrison, the grlpman ot car No. 221, which ran over the hoy, was arrested last evening ana tanen De- fore Magistrate Hyndman, who held him for a hearing on Monday in fl.000 bail, which was furnished by Supt. Ruga. The coroner was notified will hold an inauest on Monday. ggThe accidentiresulting in the death of young iuannast, ana me msuuer in which he was left lying on the street by the gnpman and conductor oi tne car, which ran over nim, nas created a general and wides oread feeling of indigna tion among the residents of the vicinity where the accident occurrea. ANXIOUS FOR THEIR MONEY. Census Enumerators Draw Sight Drafts on feupt. Porter. One of the census enumerators in Law- renceville said to a Pbess reporter last evening that he had got tired of wait ing on bis pay from the government and bad drawn a sight draft, through ' one of the Lawrenceville banks, on General Supervisor Porter for the full amount of the sum due him for services. He said: 'I know of three or four other enumerators who have done the same thing. A meeting of all of the enumerators ot the t nteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth wards has been cai.ed for next Monday evening at the Fortieth street school. where we will meet and devise ways and means to hasten pay r.ay. It may ba that we may arrange to have oar vouch ers discounted at one of the banks in JLawrencevilie. I cannot tell what course we may pursue, but we will bold oar meeting at the time and place specified all the same." Excursion to Atlantic City, Next Thursday, July 17, via the B. & O. R. R. For sleeping and parlor car accommodations call at the ticket office, corner FiOh avenue and Wood street, Pitta bnrtr; Pa. V 8 i r Such a shot as that will oertainlf pocket four balls, and it may very possibly get rid of five or six. Seven balls at the first shot is not impossible, but it is extremely rare. The shot which is illustrated above can be made by an expert player about once in four or flv times. More often he can only get as far as the third ball. More often still he must be content with the simple carom from the right hand side to the corner, as shown in the first half of the illustrated shot. The three balls in the center oi the table are rarely disturbed by a good player until all or nearly all of the other balls have been pocketed, and the side pockets at least are clear of obstrnction. Then it is quite possible to pocket two oi the three balls at one shot. That the game is an interesting one il shown by the fact that wherever it has been introduced it has become more and mare popular. It is played a good deal at a number of the clubs now and promises to be all the rage in the near future. The interest in the game is stimulated by the never ceasing atiemDts of tne players to better their own records or to beat those of others. THE SARATOGA RACES. The fixed Events and the Prospects for the Meeting:. Seven stakes, for the foals of 1SS9, to be run at Saratoga in 1S91 and 1S92, are now open, to close Aug. 15. The 1891 events are the Saratoga for 2-year-olds, five fur longs, and the Kentucky for 2-year-olds, three-quarters of a mile. The fixed events for 1892 are the Travers, one mile and a half; ihe Iroquois, one mile and one- sixteenth; the Alabama, one mile and a furlong; the Foxhall, one mile and quarter, ana the Kenner, one mile and three-quarters. The condi tions, drawn by an experienced hand, have given satisfaction heretofore, ana no fault will be fonnd with them now. Saratoga has no superior as a summer resort, and its attractions are so many that its popularity will never wane. It is recuperative spot for horses, and this is a point well worth considering in these days of excessive racing. A declaration is permitted in each stake for a small forfeit, which is another inducement for owners to send in nominations. Charles Wheatley la the secretary. :it.
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