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J6 THE OMAHA DAILY 13EE : SUNDAY JULY 3 , 1892-SIXTEEN PAGES.
SPORTS FOR THE DOG DAYS
Ehort Dissertations on This , That nud the
Other in Base Ball ,
WHAT THE NATIONAL LEAGUE MEANS
The Coming Ilonch .Show Tlio IVstlvo
lljkcir Knniiy Only' * Olmnri-s The
Horicmnn'N Chut and llrcczy
HEN the minor boso
ilovlso ways and
means of cxtstctico
scrvlunt to the
National ion cue ,
then nnd only then ,
will the canto de
velop oven Into a
ness vonturn. The
pays so much per club to the major body for
the privlloeo ol drawluK tholr brc.ith. This
tax Is also aupposod to assure the lessor
organizations Immunity against Inroads from
unscrupulous managers nnd base ball agents ,
aiiU several other varieties of protection.
But tin fact is It assures or insures nothing ,
absolutely nothing , BO far as the National
league Is concerned. It Is all powerful , how
ever , among the organizations of the minor
order. They nro not allowed to monkey with
each other In any paitiosUr , but forced to
live like cooing doves together. . If there Is
nnv monkoving to bo done the
National will do It. They hnvo plenty
capacity , plenty Inclination nnd plenty
tlmo to do nil the monkeying for the whole
base ball conlIngcney.
- If the nntlonul IcuR'jo wants a player from
the ranks of any of the minors , she gets him
by hook or crook. If the club who holds his
contract refuses to surrender him for n nom
inal figure , in order that the transaction may
have a business like aspect , it will bo found
that some one of the National league clubs
linvo an old prior claim on him , and they
gobble him up without reward or conscience.
The Ocnlns case for Illustration.
It Is the sntno with umpires nud every
This spring Nick Young declared that
Jack McQunlil should novorutnpiro nno thor
pamo In the Notional league. JacK said ho
thought Now York made Boston several
presents last tall in order to boat the grand
old man of Chicago out of the championship.
That tnado Undo Nick , as well ns nil Boston
nnd Now York , vcrv sere on His McQunld-
lota. nnd notwithstanding ho was the
most finished and competent umplro
In the business , they refused him njob this
spring. They hud n lot of Hursts , Emslies ,
Maccullars , Walters , Mahonoys aud similar
vegetables on hand , and Informed Mr. Me-
Qunld that ho might go back to carrying the
hod for all they cared.
So JncK. ho signed with the Millenium
Plan outllt. Ho is the only real umpire wo
have hna , but wo hnd to give him up.
The league staff , nsldo from IC'.ng Gaff. (
quickly proved very Wnlly Fesscndon , nnd
to keep the populace in line in several cities ,
it was ncccssarv that n helper for GalTuoy
bo secured. That meant Jnelc McQunid.
Now the story is being circulated that Mc-
Qunld's contract with President Williams
this spring was n conditional one , nnd his
ro.-dgnntlon was gracefully accepted.
The truth ot the matter Is the arrogant
Icaguo slniplv reached out nnd picked Colonel
McQuuld oil the Western bush , just HUe the
urcpping of n rotten npplo. r
The ivtnor organizations , sooner or Inter ,
will do tvroght to contracts that will bind ,
Irrespective of league protection , assistance
or advice. Tim srslu secret of the nonsuccess
cess of nil the minor organizations over in
corporated , is the fact that from their in-
ctptoncy the National league opens up its
It Will I ! " Kepviilufl.
The great nnd only bate ball rule-maker ,
Nlchodomus E. Young , has n little job ou
hand which , It is honed , bo will attend to at
his earliest comenienco , and that is the abro
gation of the Idiotic law that denies a 'man
his base when struck on the hand or forearm
by n pitched ball. This rare piece of leglsln-
ti'on ccrtalnlv never evolved from Grandpa
Nick's Citglo brain , nnd 1 know n ; soon as his
massive ova falls on tills for grandpa has
read TIIU'UEI : for lol these ninny years ho
will set about securing its appeal ,
Wlion Indiruirfpolis wus hero the
last time , Frank Genius received n
etnasti on the hand from ono
of VicKory's cannon shots that fairly pulvor-
l/cd his arm up to the elbow. It not only
knocked him out of the game , but kept him
nn Uio bench for n week afterwards , nnd for
a tlmo it was highly doubtful whether ho
would ever permanently recover from the
hurt or not. It wus n hornblo smash , and
that night Frank's hand wus as black ns
your hat. But he novur got his base. Gun-
thcr. the novelist , was umpiring , nnd no jo-
fuscu to allow Genius to will It down , not ,
liouovor. because ha wus cognizant ol any
rule providing for such n decision , but because -
cause ho claimed that it was the wrong hand
that received the blow. Ho said ifitlmd
been his rlcht instead of bis. loft , ho would
Imvu nllowul Urn his base. And Kdltor
Hiuhtcr is so glad Guiithy , hU protege , is
doing well out west.
But to return to the rule In onostion. It
wgs originally formulated to reach the cnso
of such fo'xy boys ns Curt Welch. There is
the boy who can make his Oaso nbout twlca
out of three times by ndroltlv receiving the
ball against bis hand , arm or shoul
der , nnd n man who can nnd
does do this , Is not only deserving of Ills base ,
but ought to ba allowed to score , to boot.
But , in several particulars , there Isn't n tialf
dozen Curt Wclchs In tlio business. On the
contrary the average ball player is as fear
ful of being hit by tt.u ball , as hu Is of facing
his landlady , and the Welch trick wus a rare
A Itiiru Work nl Art. >
* What n pretty mois was mudo out of the
'Western league schedule In the first cham
pionship division this season , to bo sure.
This , however , was partly owing to tha pcr-
ilstont Interference of J. Pluvins , but mainly
to the bhortslghtodnoss of the schoaulo com
mittee , Not onca this spring bus tha Omaha
rrmilcs been given nn opportunity to see
what kind of hall either the Milwaukee or
Mlnnciipolis teams nut up. 'I hey were both
hero for n series of games , but in each In-
itanco wore forestalled bva lioavonly shower
until. On the ether bnnil Omaha hus been
dosed with St. I'nul-Fort Way no to the extent -
tent that the sight of old Cy Sutcllffo , Fully
Dugdnloor the Hogurlvor 1s enough to turn
the average fun's stomach. Wo hnd
'em hero to open the season , they came back
In May , ngaln in Juno , and ye goas and little
libhos , they will bo indicted on us for the
fourth successive time ono week from next
Wednesday , whan they nro hooked for only
four moro games. About half tbo local
cranks already bdlovo that there nro only
Iwo teams In the circuit , Omaha and Fort
Wnyno , so uccustomed hnvo they become to
tbo battles between thcsotwo. But that Isn't '
ult. Milwaukee will not bo scon on thu homo
grounds until August 19 , nor Minneapolis
till the Dili , but In the meantime wo will have
Indianapolis und Toledo' , two more old land
marks , until you can't rest.
I am not quite sure whether this beautiful
ichodulo is part and parcel of the great
millennium plan or not , but Judging from its
aritstlu llnlsh It must bo a component part ot
the cblcfckt character ,
The Omnhas are now engaged in the first
series of the second championship division.
They have three moro games rtith Toledo ,
ono this afternoon nud two tomorrow , morn
ing and afternoon , After the Pirates have
been all manucled aud chucked away In the
hold , Joe Walsh will saunter along wltii bl
bunotuous band ot Uuokoycs , They will bo
bora July 0 , 8 , 0 and 10. Undo Dave ayj
lie's vlmply going to kill 'em. But somehow
or other it is the custom of late to take the
old man's assertions with a liberal allowance
of salt. Still ho mcaui everything he says ,
nnd if ho will Just muUo his word good thU
limo ho can bavo'n portfolio in the people's
pr.-iidimt'H cabinet. If I have to give It to
Mm uivenlf. And U will bo In the war do-
purunent , too. Aficr larruping Columbui
four Ktralcht. the White Sox will go right
lu their triumphal murch and iclvo I't.
WINDING UP the STOCK
In just thirty days from now licllman's administrator will bs out of a
job , as far as disposing of the Hellman Clothing- stock is concerned , as it is
now definitely settled that the
Columbia Clothing Company ,
Of St. Louis , take possession of the stock , store and fixtures ,
In the meantime greater cuts than ever will be nude in all departments.
The time is now limited and your time to secure the greatest bargains you
ever heard tell of is now at hand. Suits that were $ S , $9 , $10.50 , $12 and $13
are now $5. All the $16 , $18 , $20 and $22 suits are now cut toio. Styles are
sjaclcs , frocks , cutaways and prince alberts , in all kinds of fabrics , silk mixed
cassimeres , corkscrews , clay worsteds , cheviots , crepe cloth and the finest im
ported fabrics ; bound and unbound edges ; at any rate you are bound to buy.
They will please you , for we can fit anybody , be they slender and tall , fat and
short , let the weight be TOO or 600 pounds. Sizes range from 33 to 50. As
to summer clothes , coats , vests , etc. , in alapacas , lustres , flannels , serges , drap
d'ete , pongee silks , in fact any kind of summer fabiic , in short and extra long
sizes , 32 to 50 : you can have them as long as they last at any price most to
take them away. A lot of 35C neckties go at i5c. Those genuine all silk out
ing'shirts' , fancy colors , with black grounds , plaids , stripes , etc. , now go for $1.50.
Hcllman got $4 for them. We did sell them for $2. All sixes. All over the
store everything is cut to the core and your chance of a life time has now come.
THIRTY DAYS MOR.EX.
ADMINISTRATOR'S CLOSING SALE.
WINDING * UP THE STOCK
COR. 13th AND KAR.NAM STS.
Wavno such a licking she will bo clad to
of the sea
stay away frW uoro the balance
son. The Koktongas will take
their medicine on the u , ! > ,
H nnd ID. Following Barnlos' gang
comoj Sharslg's What-U-Hs. They haven't
had n smell so far , and shnnt during the entire -
tire season , wo Just hnto these beastly Indl-
un nS Kansas City will wind up the .onos.
She will bo hero July 3D and 31 and August
2 nnd : t , and when undo cots 1" " " * n. with
her , her nnmo will bo rubbed oft the maps.
Wo haint goln' to lose 'nothor game tnis
year. _ _
Jnelc rrinco DiiliiK tlio Hosse * .
Z\NE3Viu.n , O. , Juno 30. To the Sporting
Editor of TUB BEK : Just n line. You see
by Inclosed clipping that I am on the war
path again 'wld do mashoen.1 t am riding a
high-geared safety , and am sure to do well
before the season "closes. I had a great race
in Columbus the ether night nud have
another hero tomorrow. Will bo In Omaha
this Jail with a big athletic combination.
"Following is the clipping referred to :
Fully l.OOU people were prusent at rnnk- -
lin park last evening and witnessed the race
between Jaclc Prince , the champion long dis
tance bloyclist of the world , and "Sorrel
Doc , " a trotter owned by John lirown. a ho
stnrt was made shortly after 7 o'clock , and
for tbo llrst hall mlle the horse and bicycle
kept together. The second hnlf Prince took
the lead down the stretch und Kept it until
the fourth half-mllo. when they passed
unucr the wire slao bv side. The third milo
was iliilshod with the horse nbout nfty foot
in the load. Pri.ico gradually closed the
gap. and on tbo next half-railo wni fifty foot
in the lead , finishing the fourth half-rnilo
about 100 loot nho'id of the horse. The next
half found him ll'Ji ) feet , in the lead , and the
fifth mlle was tlnishcd with Prince over nn
eighth of n mlle nheud of the IIOMO. 'i ho en
tire live miles was made In 10 minutes and
2H seconds. Tho. best mlle was made in Jl : .
Prince rode a Cleveland pneumatic geared
to sixty-eight inches.
Manv of the loading horsemen nro discuss
ing the Question of whethoror not Prince can
beat llvo horses In a llve-milo relay raco. In
that way the horses would oaiy trot ono milo
each anil Prince would have to do the llvo
miles at an average of y.DO or bettor. It Is
qulto likely that such ' * race will bo arranged
within a few days. Xtinosvlllo Signal.
Ono of Undo' * riu.iit tntrlog.
"Safe ! " crtou Charlie Suydor as Tim
O'Kourko slid Into second last Thursday at
Columbus , after being punched in the nocl :
> vitn the ball In Shlobock's hands.
"Oh , Chnrllo , 1'vo broken his nockt" cried
"I said ho was safe , " replied tbo autocrat
of the mask.
Then Undo wulkol In from flr t and ,
placing his big , knotty fist uudor Snyder's
probdscli , ho shook It suggestively , with the
following pleasant bit of raillery :
"You big loafer , what do you monn by
such work ! For a half a cent I'd.broak your
"That will coit you Just 5)5 ! " interjected
the uoro of the hotting sheds as ho backed
away from Undo.
" \Vbat'a that ) " fiercely demanded Uncle ,
who was now so hot under the collar that his
undor&hlrt was scorching , aud ho mudo a
reach for Snydor's jaw.
"You nro a nlco specimen to bo Judge of a
ball came , hain't you I Why you couldn't
referee a cock fight. Twonty-llvo dollars 1
I'll mnko you oat the Flm National bunk ,
you big loafnrl" and Uncle was about to
kill him , ivhou the police were called out ,
and Uncle was assisted Into a pnicton and
driven from the grounds.
Then the White Sox Jumped onto FreJ-
orlckus Clausen and beat him 3 to U.
Wliu Kiuil Uiinth nun Unity.
Nlcbol of Toledo was at the bat ,
"Ono strikol" called HIchtor's protege , a
ono nf Darby's high ones fairly scraped the
cobwebs from the clouds.
"Two utrikoi , three strikes and out ! " crlod
Gunth , asNIckol smashed at a curve , whirlIng -
Ing clean round from sheer forcoof the blow.
"That1 * only two , " yollca Nlcbol lu dot-
poration , as ho turned to tbo serene Mr.
"I say it Is three , " ho calmly ropllod ; "you
truck at that ono twice. "
AndJ lehol fell dead at bis feat.
Why didn't the leagua tune Quonther and
John T. Buy * It Isn't So.
The report sent out from Loulsvltlo ilx or
elxht days ago that the last meeting of the
Rational IMKUO considered ttio delinquency
of the Western Icairue , is dented by John T.
Brush , writes Manager Sharsig from Indlan-
npolls. Billy says mat Mr. Brush , emphat
ically declared that no such matter was con
sidered , and that the proceedings show'thera
w'a's no reference whatever to the Western
league. Ho further savs that tbo matter of
duos could not coma before the league , but
instead would go to the board havlu ? caargo
the national agreement. It is stated in con
nection with tno Western league that , w'ullo
it , has suffered heavy financial loss during
tbo first half of the season , which was duo
to the weather , there Is reason to believe-
that all losses can bo recovered before the
close of the season in Sspteiubcr next. The
low snlnry limit has been its salvation , and
nothing but good weather and good ball play
ing nro necessary from now on to insure a
Tlio Onmlm Kunnul Club.
The encouragement accorded the Omaha
IConnol club during the first year of Its exIstence -
Istonco by many admirers of the dog has lad
tbo directors to feel confident that a bench
show can bo successfully arranged during
the coming fall , and have consequently llxod
noon the ' . ' 3th and 25tb , inclusive , of October
next for the first exhibition , which will beheld
held under the auspices or the American
Kennel cinb , and of xvbich full and duo no-
tlco will bo given. There , are a great num
ber and variety of exceedingly woll-orod dogs
owned in Nebraska uud adjoining states , tbo
owners of which may bo calculated upon to
ox 111 bit. This publication is made with the
earnest hope that the public's good wishes
and best efforts are with us in our en-
dcavora , and so aid us In bringing our state
to thu front rank In the stock of host blooded
dogs , contributing nnutbcr quota of healthy
advertisement of Nebraska's productive fea
tures. It is a noticeable fact that all our
loading cttlos maintain their kennel clubs.
Uonat'ons can bo paid to tbo club's credit
with the Omaha National bank or to thu sec-
rotary. Tbo club has nlroady prepared a bill
for presentation to the legislature relative to
legalizing the dog as personal propcrtv aim
will exert its utmost Influence with that ob
ject in view at the next session , and which
we feel assured will have tbo hearty com
mendation of nil owners nnd lovers of mnn's
friend , the dog. Address communications to
13. L. Maraton , secretary , P. O. box 023.
JOHN T. EVINS , Prosldont ,
J. C. MOUIUSON , VIce President ,
E. L. M\itsrox , Secretary ,
C. W. WATKKUAN , Treasurer ,
W. E. NASOX ,
JOHN II. SHOUT ,
CllAKUS : F. Flll'.NZBII ,
H , U. KKNNEDV ,
Du. J , O. WUINNEIIV , Directors.
A IIiuicli ot ItiittllnuIIItH. .
Two gnmos tomorrow. Tbo first will bo
called at 10:30 : nnd the second at 3 : : iO ,
There will bo n loud-voiced congregation
assemble at Sportsman's park tomorrow.
Jooko Fields has caught on with Buffalo ,
whllo Herman Bauer is on his uppers.
Troy has captured the Bird recently re
leased by St. Louis. A little salt did tbo
Hereafter Indies will bo admitted free at
Sportsman's park excepting ou Sundays and
'Jocko IlatllBMi has been benched b.v Balti
more , nnd Harrv Haymond kicked out into
tbu frigid world by Washington.
Sandy McDermott , 'who Is umpiring In the
California league , has been roasted so much
that ho looks llko a big baked cow.
On tholr last eastern trip the O malms won
seven games and lost throe , a bettor record
tuan any ether western team mado.
Toad Katnsoy , formerly of Loulsvlllo but
later of Deuyer , hns been resurrected by
Eyansvlllo , fays Colonel Hen Mulford.
Jimmy Coonoy broke his ash pan the other
day tryinc to catch a liuor from Latlmm'a
bat , nnd Undo 1s ou the lookout for a new
Dirty Danny Shannon has succeeded Dirty
Danny Stearns at mUmsnaeor of the But-
fulos. Now look for an early dlibandontnctit
of the Bisons ,
A cablegram from Europe announces that
Nick Ivory has signed with Odkosb , and u * a
consequence stock in the brewers trust has
gone up 'JOO per cent.
Norman Bauer hat boon appointed on the
umplro itaff to succeed McQuald. Ho will
m lto his debut at Kansas City this alter-
noou , Hero's luck , Losllo.
The next thing you know tbo Notional
league will take all tbo western loazuo'n
best bats away from thorn , Wo uro lucky to
ba allowed to play ball at all.
All talk about the National league wanting
westornJtilayors is-rot. There .dsn't n half
dozen Woitorn league players who would
last over night with the old organization.
The scconatichamplonshtp division in the
Western league la now bn , and promises to
bo n vast improvement over the first. The
local team nas been materially strengthened
and will assuredly make a good showing.
Jiggs Pnrrott. the Minneapolis third base
man , they say , Is making a great rep. Wo
don't Know anything about -tho youu man
down bora because wa hnvo ncvjr bad a
chancotoico him play , and-theseason is
more thaa naif ovor.
Uolumnus will not have tbo walkover In
the second division she enjoyed in the first.
Sbo made a lucky start , whllo all the ether
teams fell down , but the present race will bean
an equal ono all through. Several surprises
are iu store for tbo enthusiasts.
Ujiclo Dave is too quick tempered and loses
many a point by constantly antagonizing the
umplro. If Undo would only wait until after
the game , and than take htm bobind the
drosslngroom nnd out on the mitts with him ,
tbo general results would be batter.
Charlla Hoover , who is certainly a eri-eat
backstop , is catching out of sight in the
Montana leaguo. Hoover and old John Bar
leycorn were a great pair in the Western
league , and it was tholr Intimacy that led to
the former's ejection from the ranks.
Emmut Story was oTorod ( an engagement
by the Western loncrue , but &s ho owns a
pineapple plantation la Florida , bo says ho
cannot nffurd to play anvwboro but in the
big league. Exchange. That's his double ,
then , gobbling up flies dov/u In Indianapolis'
The second championship soaion promlioi
to rcdoorn the losses of the iirat. Omaha is
In bettor condition than at any time during
the year , and is playing superb ball. Big
crowds nro a cortalnty during the present
week , ns tno town Is overrun with strangers
with nothing to do but kill tlmo.
Manager Frank Leonard of the Blngham-
ton iUastorn League club , is engaged locating
the number of ties botwcen Bine nnd Lowell ,
MUSH. When managing the Omaha toara In
' 93 Frank ma Jo himself very popular , but.
his tank was too full of the milk of human
kindness , for successful work with a ball
After all Frank Gonlns will play the season -
son out with Indianapolis. By the peculiar
processes known only to the big league. Cin
cinnati secured Frank , und as John T. Brush
owncs botn Cincinnati uu Inddlannpolis ,
base balllc'illy speaking , ho will kcop ( ienlns
on the HoosiorV payroll , auywayuntll there
is a break in Cincinnati's outllold ,
George Keofo , who struck the banana pool
oarlv In the fight , has jumped Fort Wavno
and has boon blacklisted. In the light that
ICoofo was to bo 'chased" anyway as soon as
a man could bo found to fill his place , his
punishment seems irtrillo tough. The wily
Cunningham started Koofu on the down
crado nud Is the most guilty of tbo two.
The dx-allogod > base ball magnate any
body can guess who It Is who attondi the
games at Sportsman's park on n dead-head
ticket presented fcim by Prosldont Stout ,
and spends his litno In fool abuse of the local
club , will run up against a circumstance 0.10
of these line days. Take up bis pass that is
n courtesy tnatuovnr should have boon shown
President Stout'ln speaking of the wild-
eyed report from Doulsvillo , says :
"Tbo entire report can , I think , ba resolved
Into these facts. Louisville and St. Louis
nro not drawing wall ; they do not stand up
In tbo raco. Tbeyt-n ° ell .voung players of
Ability. The Western contains such mater
ial , which , however , thov can not golzo until
the close of the season. This they appreciate
nnd buvo taken thin way toiocure their onds.
Now the Western can pay Its duos to the
league ata moment's notice ; they uro but MM )
per club bobind and last year the Eastern
league did not pay up uctil ulmoat the closn
of the season.
Mlaculliinociiu f.oritl Nporti.
Fishing parties to Honey crook and Horseshoe -
shoo are of dhlly occurrence
The backers of Tommy Hynn ma > lo their
second deposit of J500 with S. G. V. Urls-
weld Thursday ,
Haro'ina , this state , will enjoy a nig nth-
lollc tournament on the Fourth , to include
bicycle racing , base ball , sprint running ,
tug of war , tub , sack and wheelbarrow race ,
sparring , jumping aud wroitllng.
Jack Wllkos was In the city Friday on-
route to his training quarters near Sioux
City. Ho looked big and strong and the very
plctura of perfect health. Ho expects , of
course , to put Hyan out.
The Omaha gun club and the KarmonU
gun club noot a race Saturday. July U , ilvo
men from each club , at tlfloon ilnglo targuti ,
ruplu llrln ? , ilftcou targets unknown angle *
and flvo pair targets each man. The Ray
mends are not talking to any extant and the
Omaha warriors thinlc they will have loss to
say at ( J p.m. July 0.
Never In the history of the ring have there
boon so many good lights In n brief space of
tlmo as are now on the carpot. The heavy-
wolght championship will bo settled at Now
Orleans botvvoen Sullivan nnd Corbott in
September , tbo lightweight championship
between Billy Myer and Jack McAullfTo the
same month , the welterweight champion
ship between Tommy Ilyun nnd Jack Wllks
on July .1J nt Omaha , and California is on
dock with a half dozen llrst class events for
the next two months. Globo-Datnocrat.
No man who earns his bread In the swoal of
a two-ounco glovu ever made a moro favor-
abln impression than has HUlo Dan Daly ,
who is to fight young Smith July 8. If ho
fights as well as bo behaves hlmsolf outsldo
tno ring Smith will have a chance to got
rather well acquainted with him baforo tno
campmcoting Is ovor. Solly Smith U the
preferred candidate in the mateb , however ,
though Djly has , as n matter of course ,
sttong friends. But Smith's friends think
tboro is something beyond this match In
store for him. Tney think they have a
world boater. "If ho wins two or three
moro flrst-rato contests ho will bo ready to
go against Dlxon or any of the bo t of thorn , "
thov say , and thov believe It , too. San Fran
cisco Chroulclo. It looks llko a lead pipe for
Daly at this end of the strlnc. Sport. Ed.
The following nro scores made by tbo
Omaha Uun club nt their regular shoot on
season averages yesterday. William Brewer
shot in splendid form and will glvo Parmo-
leo n tlcht rub for llrst place if his $10 Lo-
fovcr don't wear out before the season
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\Vlil poritiis ol tlia Wheel.
Ho ! for Hastings.
Clue news is u scarce article this weok.
T. W. Collies has rctJtca from Knox-
villa , 111.
Joe Elllck , ono of the Fremont Vhcol club
boys , has boon a guest of E. II. Smith for
A party of wheelmen , with their lady
friends who cycle , rode ever to Lake Mannwn
ono evening of last week and enjoyed a soil
on the lake , returning by wheel.
Tbo Missouri Valley Wheel club bold n
road race to Calhoun , In. , distance twelve
mlloi , on the -JSth Inst. The prlzo was a
handsome gold modal and was won by Aug.
HHs in forty-eight minutes. W. It. Jonoi
secured sucond placo.
The Klnr County wheelmen hold n race
meet at Manhattan Hold , Now York on Juno
15. ! Onu ot the events as usual was a novice
safety event. Two hundred entries were re
ceived for the event alone. People In York
stuto cycle just a Hit lol
It. L. Young , the genial vice president of
the Tourist wheelmen. Hurts today for a
month's trip over the eastern states border
ing on the Atlantic. While away Hob will
represent tbo Tourist ! ut tbo great national
moot of the L. A. W. at Washington.
T , M. Tblobold , representing the Daunt
less line ot wheels , has been showing off the
good points of hit wheel to tlio local dealers
during the past week. The Dauntless U
mudo in Toledo , O. The Humbor man wus
also In town a few dura looking up un agent.
A. II. Pornco , Lester Holton , William
Snoll , Harrv Mulihall , JI. Muntofonng , J.
H. Kasttnan and H. K. smith , loft for Hast
ings this inoinlng to pond boveral houra
with tbo mcrrv whoclmun at the state munt.
Holton und Sn'ell are uuturod in nearly nil of
tbo race ovonts.
The tnombors of tbo Omaha Wheel club are
now interesting themselves In nnothor loca
tion for their clubhouse. ThU time the
property U located at the corner of Seven
teenth lind Chicago , pjiposltothoprescntdub.
housu. Now plans have been drawn and nro
u great improvement on tbo old ones. It Is
to bo hoped tl.at the enterprise will bo a suc
cess this timo.
All wheelmen who remain In the city are
Invited to take purl in the parade ttio'morn-
lug of tbo Fourth , Mujor ( Uorkson , who
bus charge of the military and trades pro-
cobblon , will assign the whoelinon to a divi
sion wbcro they will not bo cramped for
room , it U estimated there will bo at loan
100 wheels in lino. Decorate your mount ,
boys , and fall In with the ro.U.
Tno Omaha Wbeol club were somewhat
disappointed on Sunday morning when the
shower came as It spelled the pleasant rldo
they had scheduled for the d y. The club
were anticipating nn enjoyable day at Bon-
illusion with the Fremont Wheel club , who
were to wheel down from Fremont. As it
was the run had to bo abandoned.
Tno scoring for the "Tourist Wheelman
gold medal Is given bolow. This scaring is
for the months of May and Juno. The load
has boon taken up by W. M. Barnum , acorn-
pnrativelv now man to the roads. Thnro is
plenty of time , however , for the "dark horse"
to win outyot :
. . . . , _ Attended. Mibsod. MHcs.
, > ! narnum It 5 202
W. K. Smith 13 0 24 ! )
K. U I'otter n 8 M
\v. W. Comiovan | 0 ! ) ] 5D
Louis Kloschor C la 140
W.S.UIploy 7 12 j | |
R J. Wnllaco 7 12 no
W. A. Klngsloy fi 14 10J
M. O. I.ixcm 2 17 04
J. II. luislimiu 4 15 01
J. O. Cully l 18 < ! >
O. U. DoJd 5 14 to
E. K. Smith 5 14 5(1 (
K. U Young 3 10 51
William Snoll 1 IS 44
L. II Holton 1 13 44
Nineteen others have failed to score tbo
necessary Hfty mlloi for the month of June.
Some of those will bo "In it" for July milo-
ngo , whou the score will bo materially
E. L. Potter , captain Cf the Tourist Wheelmen -
mon , started bright nnd early Saturday
morning to visit Missouri Vnlloy , In. Ho
made the trip so easily that ha determined to
finish the day with n century sixty-two
miles no had aalready covered. After din
ner he started for Plattsmouth , n round trip
which would score forty-four miles. Out of
Omaha a short distance bo puntnrod his tire
and had to return for another mount. Tl.ls
ha scoured and proceeded on hii way , but
only reached Ln I'latto , where his tire punc
tured again. Koturnlng to Omaha ba ob
tained another mount and started for Cres
cent City , la. This trip ho made nil O. 1C. ,
and pulled Into Omnna as the dusky shade *
of night was falling , tlrod , dusty , hungry
and footsore but triumphant. Ho had rld-
dou his 1UU miles In juit eight hours und
thirty-one mlnuths. This is the lint cen
tury made by nn Omaha cyclist for iho
period of two years. Some of the old-tunors
will never forgot tlio famous Hod Oak , In. ,
century made by the Omaha Wheel club In
ISS'J ' , when so many of the boys foil b.v tlio
roadstdu nnd were brought in by the Pull
The Tourlu wheelmen started for Glon-
wood , In. , lust Sunday moniinir before "Old
Sol" had opened his eves nbovo the eastern
norlzun. The ro ds were line , tlio uir Trash
und the sky clear ; the boya were fooling
qulto nervy as they whirled swiftly along
ever the smooth road , when n low rumble In
tholr roar warned them of rapidly approachIng -
Ing storm. The rain clouds came up very
fast and the storm wus fairly on them bmoro
they thought of soaking sboltcr. Tbo mud
clogged uji the sprocket wheels und chains
and riding being out of the question tbo be
draggled tourists took possession of a farm
er's barn and made themselves comfortable
until after the shower. Then ensued n weary
two hours of "mud plugging" along railroad
tracks and country roads. The club pulled
Into Omaha ut 13 o'clock , their clothing from
houd to foot being coated with a noltd muss
of mud. Several of tha boys spent an hour
or so washing the mud from tholr cycles ,
Messrs. j\I. O. Daxon and Lou Flesehar wcru
the only ones who made tbo round trip to
( jlonwood , they having rlddon within n few
miles of Glenwood botoro thu storm overtook
thorn. This li the llrst barn party the
Tourists have experienced thU season.
A lliltrll ol Anmlrlir .Sillllin.
Gadko Is catching good'ball , but not hit
ting up to hla standard ,
McGinn Is Is at homo on the old bag again
aud showing up in line form.
Butler is ona of the finest loft fielders In
tno state and no mean hitter , either.
The Fort team uro a strong aggregation of
Etlokcrs for a pitcher to run airninst.
In Duberry and Coady the Fort Omahu'b
have ono of tha llnan amateur butteries in
The Fort Omahas are doing eood team
work and will make any umutour team pluy
bull in order to win.
Trapper of the Fort team aeenu to bn right
at homo at short , at was scoa by his work in
last Sunday's gamo.
\Vrigbl Is a Hue captain , and the hoys all
know It. Ho U also making qulto a record
for himself with thu stluk ,
Sunday and Monday , 'id and ith , the Fal
coner's of Omaha will play tuu crauU Blulr
"Ued Birds" on the Inttor's grounds. The. .
loams nro very evenly matched aud oxcitlu *
games nro assured.
Marrow of the Falconers Is ono of the coming -
ing amateur third basemen of the country ,
lie is fondly praised overvwhoro ho played
Tlio Nonpareils did the Falconers n great
injustice by advertising thnt the Falconers
were beaten Sunday last without n hit , ns
they made no less than six bits. Tbo Non
pareil score man Is cither blind or don't
know what a base hu Is.
CliH-Clmt of the Unas Men
J. 11. Loohr , Hampton , la. , has bred
Orphan Fulry , by Corsair , to Surccnut ,
Frank Shaw thinks some of Inaugurating
a fall running mooting in this city. It would
bo u tremendous wlnnor.
A Boone county farmer claims to own A
mare iminod Belgian Maid which made a
mark n few days alnco of 2.14 , In his mind
Hon. O. M. Spencer , St. Joseph , Mo. . hn
purchased the chestnut goldlni ; Borddii.
'Ji''U , by Mansflcld , 2:20 , and will place him
W. II. Oaks , secretary of the Silver City
Driving Park association , hns the sporting
editor's acknowledgment for courtesies re
ceived. There will bo uomo great sport , over
there on July 4 nnd 5.
\yilllam Looft , Davenport , In. , hns sold to
A. U. Camp of Chicago , tba chestnut poldlne
Billy MaMuhon 2:24 , by MoMnbon 22I ; , unrn
by Bump's Tuokaliou. Ho was bought for
parties In England , wburo ho will bo shipped
and used on tbo road.
Work is progressing fast at the now tract !
at Davenport , In. , nnd U Is rapidly approach
ing completion under the managou-font of
buth urinin. A Im-go force of carpenters
nro H so busy building fences nnd stables nnd
erecting the nmphlthnnter. Everything will
be in line stinno by the llm week 'la August ,
when the initial mooting occurs.
Ociostlon i ii < l Aimvori.
There nro letters nt this ofllco for Dim
Hughoy , bull player , ana Jack Wllks , pugl-
list * J *
_ , ° u.vpA. July l.-To the Sportlna Editor of
I IIK HKE : IJOCB the Oninliu ball toniii play m
Omaha July 4 ; If HI ) , with what toniii ? Cuiion
will bond down a delegation. II , E , Adiima.
Ans. Yes , two gomes , morning and after
noon , with Toledo.
fnV",1' , ? ' B-Noli , Juna.10.-To the Bportlnj
Kdltor of TIIB IlKis : I'louso publish In MU.NIIAV
Jr.ii ! unsnur to iho following nmntl < in : Tlio
ImlHiiun In his box. In putting out of lliu way
of thu Uali delivered by the pltuher. Bald ball
hits the batsman's bat nnd bound * Insldo the v
foul llnua. Ja said balsmuu entitled lo taUo a
Ans. If he isn't thrown out.
. .IWVB.SN.A. . Nob. , Juno : n. To the Sportlnjc
Kdltor of Tim HBK : Wo are going to imvua
I'lillliiiC mulch on ihu Kourtli. u tug-of-wnr.
Woulu you ploasu send us rules und rii ula-
tlonu forsaino. as thurn In no ono hero know *
anything uliout them ? -Joseph Hluion.
Ans. The rules have been mailed you.
1UNCUOIT , Nob. . Juno 3 } . To the Sporting
Kdltor of TUB Her. : 1'Iuaio itute In Sunday' *
I'Hiio who hits Uu > fastest , loj-ynrd record In
Nebraska , and where hu lives ? 0. I1. Will *
Ans. Leon Lozler , Omaha , ten seconds.
Dial , lUi'iiiw. H. I.liino23.-To tint Sport-
ln i : Iiurrif TIIB HBK : Will you kindly un-
Hwor the following iiuuullon In Hundriy'g IIES ?
blmll u Hcoru fount fftho bHio-riinnor touches ,
hoiniilulubufpio | third man U ontj that U >
supposn thu following- o : Man on third
biisu , bailer bats ball to shorUtop , who fum
bles It. and man CCOJSCH pluto from Ihlrd b -
forollMl-bahOHMiiKaliiholiU the bull on lint
busu. although Ilrni-b.iboiiianKoU It In tlmo to-
put , out Iho butter ? U. Kliiney.
Ans. Ths run does not count.
MANNIKO. Iu. . Jnn < > 2.1. To the prn
KdUji-of i'HK 1IBE ! Will you pleubUDiihlisli
In 1 in : HKI : at un oirly dittu ihu rulua uovitrii-
! . " , , , ! , ' . ' . ) ' known it a "the lUK-cif'Wart" II
U. Williams ,
Ans. Any number of men on a team ,
from 4 10 10. Inch and a quarter rope
Length of pull , 7 loot. * ,
There are loiters ut Frank Handle's bn > 6
ball homUiimrlors for Misses Bdlo Hyde aud
Maeglo Clnrko , nud they can't ' have 'urn
unlosi they call for thorn in person. "Th V'e .
what Frank says.
BUTTOX. Nob. . July l.-To the BporlliiB Hill-
torolTiiK IlKKi i , u rucobetwoon u hoolt
and ludder und hose carl , how uluiiild iliur
lurli1 nliould thehosuuitrt ( Iwo whceU ) turt
with V.IU frotlt ' " ' < 1 hub 011 the murk ?
U. A , U.
Ans. In the first thing n race between ft.
hose and hook and ludder cart U uu unutua )
aliuir. However , tbo tour wheel * of both
truclts niujt rest on iho HarlliiK point , and
nil persons taking patt In any run must start
with the c'otnpauy from the lUrtlpg polot ,