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VfV ™1 ••cirftWE l i5iT ; SAYI'NGS AND DOINGS i .,,ON THE DIAMOND. •.•-Hi ' .';fe.;,;;'— r ., T'J ,STcOraw ItoUavcn Hlmii'lf o( Logical Concliuloiw nil to . Um- «—A'O»e»t Second Banomna—UiiTu of, ton5 Ago— Xotei. CRAPPY McGraw, the Baltimore team's pugnacious third baseman, who has been on the sick list all season, is doing considerable talking in his •iff "OJs^-lAV l ( :isi lr e t- irac - As r /r v\ • Jlld ° etl by llis plaj "" ^S. ho is a b °- liover in "kicking" at £Si£- umpire, and his views are inter•^siiatf: .-He says: ; The fact Is, the only teams that ever red. tin? pennant. wero those that £'00d coaehers and good kickers, 4Bsd"i>y' 'jrobrt -kickers I don't mean toviSy. ball players; I .mean, men who jjJsr aggressive ball and know when to eztee .•>.' protest. I never liave been of the opinion that .v'kill-lhc-nvnpiro' 0£yk of play was advisable, acd have .always believed that [ticking with the jrtttf'.Ji was iht> only kind of kicking in •\e1iii~.h to indiiige. 'The Idea that every protest must end in an acsaull and bat- fery affair is. all dead wrong.- .The only fciad of. kicking is judicious kicking. end .that 'calls to mind the 1'r.ct that J»ie'»wi aro born.- not made. Out o? ewry. team you will find two or tlirco awns only v.'ho know, how and v/hcn to. Mtfk, "stria every raahascr knows' this. -al\vays -a lot of men. on a ttvhci make a mess of. it whenever wake, a kick, and it doesn't pay to make 'air'Ul-advIsed remark that ts^r- cause a 1 team to lose a ".'/inning ' TttlL - : • ' ' •"I don't want to be pcrso.nal, so I VC3(*,t call .names, but .1 know several taxrjt T-'ho influence probably fifty runs in the UOKTSC of a.- season, by cailhig tho ttmySro's- attention to a point at the <B$<:ieftl moment when a decision is just nfxxtt to be made.' It is all .over in the Ta second, probably, but in that H gesture or a cry may win a time have I seen :t close Cfllisd an out because a faint- jjlayer wilted and looked like JKJ was lO.wt. It doesn't do for a kieker ,•£<» Jos-'p ;hia head, because tho minute he l..;fets.;ii'i ' -temper set the better of his jTf&5E."-fint 1 bis usefulness to his learn is '.efiAnH. It is as important that the kick- 1»S\£>t a team should be done judiciously aa fsfbass .ru.ni;.in£ or" sacrifice, hi t- released before"the season"waa a'month did, on tho ground that ho had "gono back" too much to.hpl'd.a place .In tho baseman of the Chicago team. This piopularity.is due notfonly to rare pliiyj- ing skill ,bi:t' io> 'gentlemanly 1 conduct on arid off'the'fleld arid to'hls'finb : personal traits and qualities. Fred hnlls from Louisville, where he-first attracted attention in 18S1 as a member ot the Eclipse team. His league debut was made with the Troy team In 1SSX Ho went to Chicago in 1SS4, and be- .camo one of the famous "ston'o wall Infield" sorrie time after that.- Ho remained under the Ansonian banner until the disastrous brotherhood Insurrection in 1S90, but returned to his old team the following year. He remained but one season. In the fall of 1S01 he organized the Chicago American Association club. The consolidation of 1S92 wiped Pfeffcr's club out, and he waa assigned to Louisville, with which club ho played until !S9-t, when he took a prominent pnrt in the attempt to reorganize Iho American association, and for this was suspended for a year by the national league. As a result Pfcffci remained idle during 1S95. This season he commenced with New York, but was f» - A Clover v::»yor, . J. Anderson, who' has proven li clever player since his connec- with the Erookly.njClub, .was born Jttea. A, 1S"3,. fit Worcester, Mass., and i-cSfl'tb play ban at his native place. Srst '-professional engagement was Woreiister Club, of the New League, in 1S93. He was rc- hy that club for tho Benso:i ot but was afterward released to the Club, of tho same league, jiark with -the latter 'that year championship Ramos and third in tho official batting ' 1 °' E : that : 'organization with a ^e of .354. • His cxcell'eut work tritfc the Havcrhilla attracted the at- teajfina ol tae .officials, of- tho' Brooklyn <Jtn1>, ot the major league, £.nd his re- fe&M OK.W purchased by the latter and •be JlnJs'hed the season with its team. partle.ijmti"S in sixteen championship «anJ«s after tho transfer was made, and fcj/J a. batting average 'of over three red per cent in the official aver- of the major league, which -was a fine showing for his first in that. organization. Presi- Byrno^ was eo well pleased with .'that he decided- to. retain- him gad give him every opportunity for de- velopta* himself. He batted well tor «. new comer, and although he appeared <o &O rather awkward for an outfielder; overcome this weakness, and is looked upon as one ot the best miU'.v'. i i 0 JOHN J. ANDERSON. ntflfelders in the professional ranks. te was re-engaged for the season o£ '5, and participate;! in one hundred three championship games, all o£ whitii were played in'the b'ut.nelclV' ; Up to Aug. 10. this year.-he had played-in <h« outfield.-'-On-that date,'in a game ^between the New Yorks and Brook- •Jyjss, *t Eastern Park, Brooklyn, N. Y, jLachance, ot the latter, had one of »ls iiantls badly injured by a terrific 'jiftC drive off Beck1ey'e- : bat and had to retire. Andersen .was placed -on first 6020, aUer'CHm: had boon given'a trial tb«re. and tho former gave sucU c-ntirc aatlsf'action that ho T,i!l be retained in th«i£ position until Lachance has fully recovered and Is able to resume his old Si:- \ Ori^ii-t Scconrt l!a«oTTift". Kd ball Dlayer is better known or tasxi 'popular than the' famous second FRED PFEFPER. league. Anson then signed Pfeffer for Chicago, which was an excellent stroke of diplomacy, owing to "Fritz's" great personal following in Chicago. Since fils return to Chicago Fteffer has been playing as accurately and brilliantly as ever, and has fully recovered hia distinction of'being tho "king of eeo- o-nd basemen," besides batting better than ever before in Ills long career CD the diamond. Dliyn of Lone Ago- In a review of base ball for the past twenty years A. G. Spa'fding, the Chicago magnate, hus given an Interest- Ing history of the league, its'rules at different periods and of the national game in general. He says In pnrt: "Mr. Morgan G. Bulkely, ex-governor -of Connecticut, was our first president and Nick Young our secretary. By the way, at the original conference meeting 'held at the Grand Central Hotel, New York, on February 2,1878, the late veteran, Harry. Wright, acted aa secretary. The delegates on that occasion, I remember, were the late Mr. Hulbert, who, with Mr. Charles A. Fowle, represented Chicago. St. Louis, Cincinnati and Louisville; Mr. N. T. Apollonia, the Bostons; the: late G. W. Thompson the Mhlctlcs of Philadelphia; Mr. Bulkely the Hartlords, and W. H. Cammeyer the Mutnals, that club then -representing Brooklyn. So it will be seen that Cincinnati and Brooklyn were both represented at the first meeting of the National League, as they were at our last meeting, twenty years afterward, and In February, too. Tho original constitution for the objects ot the 'league: 'To encourage,-foster and elevate the game of base ball; to make ball playing respectable and to protect and promote the. mutual interests In professional base ball and professional base ball players. . The first ar- 'tic!c has not since been Improved upon. The original-roster of tie'league .clubs of 1S7G named the following secretaries of the several clubs: A. H. Wright, of the Athletics, Harry Wright, of the .-Bostons, myself for Chicago, G. H. Van Vorhisfor Cincinnati, W. F. Hilton for Hartford, George K Speed for Louie- -vllle,-;Charles A. Fowle for St. Louis, W.'iL Cammeyer for the Mutuals. Jack Chapman was then manager of the Louisville club/S. Mason Grappen, of the St. Louis; Mr. Cammeyer, of the Mutuais; Harry Wright, of the Bostons; Al'Wright; of'.the'Athletics—if';! remember rielHly—the late Bob Ferguson of the Hartford's', I, myself .of the Chicagos, and I don't recollect whc managed : th,e, Cincinnati." -. '•: •-•'.'. •' •Kot«-M'of tlie Diamond. The Washington team is in hard lucli as the four star pitchers of tho team— •Mercer, Maul,-King and McJames—are disabled; Brown , is suffering with 'Charley-horse and'Sclbach la also injured. The only pitchers.available foi 'duty 'fire,German, .Norton and Flyrin. 'Mckean, the'hard-hitting shortstop of the Spiders, Is: one of the bulkiest 'short -fielders:.within the..recollection of the oldest fan. He is even heavier than old George Wright, who in his | day, twenty years ago, was heav- j ier than nny .contemporaneous short fielder- in the -major ..lea'siie. ''jimmy 'Ba'nribn is rfo-longer a mom- ber' ; o£ the.Boston.team. His record ol the : season' 'wasV' : At : bat 333, runs 50, hits S7, total baf.es' 100, putouts 123, assists 21, errors 20. Ho made 10 sacrifice hits, 0 two-baggers and 3 triplets, He stole 12 bases, struck out 13 limes and- received 23'bases on balls in S7 j games. , . : .... "-.-.-.,And now'it is"'said that President Frecrtman has offered Gus Schmelz the j management of. the Giants, and that | this offer was made last June. If such j was the case then Frcedman'must havo ! beeivplayins marble heart and double face with the deluded Arthur Ir.vin. The Chicago trotter Porter, 2:17VJ,;1l laying up at. Terre Haute. THEATRICAL GOSSIP. CURRENT HAPPENINGS AND EVENTS IN THE -MIMIC WORLD. Tho Koof Gftrilen Ncnnon Hun Proved 11 Fiilluro — Lmlwlur l£ii£lnmlot'a und Ifnrry H. 8mltir« Xew Opera —-"A I,n<ly of Quality"—N<ito« of tin St»i{«, m HE past summer has been a disas- I aatrous one for all I the root gardens, -*- on account of the miserable and variable weather. Since the open-air season began there have boon on an average two pleasant nights in a week. The effect of this has been most disheartening to both managers and performers. Another reason for the poor business done by the roof gardens is the fact that last summer the performances were usually of an inferior quality, and many songs and jokes wero allowed which would not be tolerated in a theater. Although an Improvement has been observed this year, the managers have had to suffer for tho reputation they gained for their previous laxncss. There is perhaps one roof garden which has not-lost money this year, another may have come out even, hut tho rest are all losers. .Variety entertainments are tiresome at beat, and when tho program is.extended over three hours the cleverest performers cannot please;- but—and this is where the important difference comes in—the cleverest performers are not seen on the roof gardens. •Joined the-company supporting Alice Dunning •Lirigar'd) 'playing sinall -ports, during a tour of New Zealand. She was .next ; ' l wlth ' -George Rignold, playing' email Shakespearean parts, and later joined the company which supported Bland Holt, in "The World," during a tour of New Zealand. Going next to Australia, she opened at the Alhambra Music Hall, Sidney, New South Wales, where she filled a three years' engags- ment in the vaudevilles. Joining^Thus. Hudson's Surprise Party, she toured Australia, India and Ciiina, and returned to Melbourne for the pantomime season with Mamie H.orton, playing Columbine. She afterward leased the Empire Music Hall, Melbourne, and acted as manageress and directress of that resort for one year, when she left for America, While making tho voyage the ship, Mariposa, took fire and put into Honolulu, H. I,, for repairs, I remaining a week, during which time Miss Le Vyue and several other performers who were on board gave an entertainment for a charitable purpose. Arriving in America she made her debut In jihis country at the Wigwam, San Francisco, Cal., Itfay 24, 1889, with Gus Hill's Congress of Novelties. She then began a tour of the variety houses ; in the west, playing dates on the coast and In the western states for three years, opening at the Empire theater, Chicago, 111., with M. B. Leavitt, for the world's fair engagement of "Spider and Fly." Sue appeared with that company for a season and a half, next join- Ing the Gorrnaus, in "The Gillhooly'a Abroad," playing the leading role. She later starred at the head of her own company, in "Little Ora's Claim," through. Canada and the west, after which she joined Raymon Moore's company, playing leading roles in "Tuxedo." On March 9 of tho current ChMp Kxcurtlonl.to the TTeit unit Korth* ' ' ' ' wu»t. Ori.Se'ptember 1, ,15, 29,.October 6 and 20,'189«, the North-Western Line (Chicago & North-Western Ry.) will sell Home Seekers 'excursion tickets at very low rates to a large number of points in the West and Northwest. For full information apply to ticket agents of connecting lines or address W, B. Knls- kern, G. P. & T. A,, Chicago, 111. 10 t.o i. A Kansas City man gave his 1 wife one dollar to buy a cnlico dress, and spent sixteen dollars himself on a secondhand wheel. This is a year of object lessons. CurlonUy In Language. It Is said that there are only two words in the English language that contain all the vowels in their order. They are "abstemious" and "facetious," Very low rates will be made by th« Missouri,': Kansas and Texas Railway for .excursions of - • September way for excursions of September 29th, to the south for Homeseekers and Harvesters. For particulars apply to tha nearest local agent or address Jas. Barker, Gen'l Pass. Agt., M. K. and T. R. R., St. Louis, Mo. Aftisr Yonm of Sorvlrw. In a lot ot old paper stock receive^ lately in a. mill at Andover, Conn., wa$ a bible, the inscription in which reads: "This bi'ble was used in the pulpit by, the Rev. Steven West, pastor in Stockbridge, Mass., from 1759 to ISIS."— Exchange. null's Ciitarrh Care Is a constitutional cure. Price, 75Ci "Henry, do you love me?" "Why, darling, what a question!" "Don't try to evade me, Henry! I'm no liquor law."—Puck. I know that my lite was paved by Piso's Cure for Consumption.—John A. Miller, Au Bablo, Michigan, April '21, 1S05. Dr. Walsh, archbishop of Dublin, is regaining his health by riding a bicycle. 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TIIRFC TJKS MU HAIT rm WA«« raw JKV or»t« rowt MAUL ^ *«7,'ffl'^HAllK HANilFACTURWG CO., CHICAGO. ILL _ CTC » j|V'^^n SiS^lfS^ 0 ' EHU * STARK TREES«ri>To^ • 1 //\O I/ ••al>»olltW)vlw<t.' i Sil|>iT!>oiit<l». \A/I IK K l.CwtvsI--ni.STAllKHl!OIHKR3. VW V/«VIV L,i;iMAS»,31o., «ociii'0»r. lu, PATENTS, TRlDElllS Examination ntli! AJvIco «* to ratenlnlilllty "f Tn- vciiilon. Si-nil f.)r"luv«i'<ir«' finlil-'.'ir How to (Jet* 1'iLoiit." O'l'Alii::iI.L..tSu.N. >Vd>liineton, D. C. conslipr^'icn. liv. r:in*l l-U;cvo':i t:.sOo .;.i ai'.jj.'- H'">'itOi,.-.f.l. &r. In i?:i. Tiim-nndl ciirp:.L'lio.ipi'-inn'll".'M«ip;.!'m:n 1'iiAi- ncv, MJi-h. "A Laily of Quality." Among the dramatized novels to bo seen on the stage this Call is Mrs. Burnett's "A Lady o£ Quality," the American rights to which have been obtained by Messrs. Charles and Daniel Frohman. The production in. New York will be made at the Knlckerboclf.- EE3SIE TYRBI3. er :Theai,er. (formerly Abbey's), mul it has been announced that Miss Bessie —or Elizabeth, as slie -prefers to be called now—Tyrcc will play the title role. This is strange news, and it Is to bo hoped that it ia incorrect, for i'. would bo hard to' find -an actress v.'ho at first glance 1 seems more iinsuited for the part. Miss Tyree is pert and saucy; very : clever in portraying the now woman, 'and in boyish or hbydeuish roles. Emotion, beauty, warmth, passion, fury and'fascination, all ot which are requlsites'tof •Clorlnda'Wildairs, she utterly lacks. Elit-a Proctor Otis, whose fine performances of Nancy Sylces and various adventuress roles, seemc the ideal woman for ths part. Story of ,1 I'rcttj- Tlnyor. Lottie LeVyne was born in Dunatlen, New Zealand, and in 1832 made her profesional debut at tho Princess theater, in that city, as Little Nell, in "Chris and Lena;" with the American actors; Baker' and Farren. She afterward year she made her New York debut at i Trocadaro Music Hall, in the bur- Icsciue, "La Seraglio," playing the sou- ] brctlo part. Since ending her engage- : mcnt at that resort she has filled several contracts with the leading variety houses in the cast. She will bo seen j this season as one of the principals in Manager Gus Hill's new production, "Vanity Fair." Her professional career has brought her wide experience in almost ail branches of her chosen field, a natural talent for the work making her valuable in whatever line she en- Sages. She Is comely and has a pleasing- manner, which adds greatly to her success as a performer.—New Yorlf Clipper. . . i . A .Vow ,-.O|iorjL ' i "Halt a King" is the title of the new comic opera by Ludwlg Englander and Harry B. Smith, in which Francis Wll- j Bon will, appear at the Knickerbocker i Theater, New York, in a few days, i The opera is in three acts, the aceno i being laid in Paris in the sixteenth ; century. Miss Lulu Glaser, the dainty ! soubrette, will remain with Mr. Wil- | son's company. Another new opera ia "An American.Beauty," in which Miss Lillian Russell-will begin her tour under the -management of Canary & Lerl- c-rer. It has been 1 eairt that Miss Russell will make her entrance on the back oE an elephant. -Why not bicycle OT buffalo, if it is an American opera? Nofos of tlio Staffo. Hamilton Clarke has composed much of the new-music for the-production- o! "Cymbeline" at the Royal" "Lyceum, London, and Alma Tadema has furnished the designs for the scenery anq costumes.. ' ' ' : . M. W.' Hanlcy has decided .not to send out his new farcial company, "Fun in Shantytown," until after election. Mr. Hanley has bought the rights to the 'play from Edgar Selden, author of "McKenn-a's Flirtation." Madrid theaters must hereafter dose at midnight by order of the military governor..of the city. It'has been customary for some of them to Keep up their performances till 2 o'clock IE- the moruinz- "Check ft-!" * If he had bought a 5 cent piece he would have been able to take it. with him. J There is no use buying more than a || .5 cent piece of "Battle Ax." A JO cent g piece is most too big to carry, and the 5 J cant piece is nearly as large as the JO cent jj piece of other high grade tobaccos. sKi; ^

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