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THE OMAHA DAILY , B E ; SATURDAY , JULY 21 , IHiiJ.
IVON A VERY PRETTY GAME
Omaha Defeats Lincoln in the Hottest Con
test of the Season ,
ROURKES PLAY SENSATIONAL BALL
' - of Tholr I'lfld-
Fl o Doiihln I'luj-n n IViititrn
Ing .Sammy AluMui'ldii Wiirmljr Ito-
l > y IIH Olil Cuiiipiililoiu
orcH of Ollirr Cumc * .
Otnnlm , C ; Lincoln , 3.
Hock Island , 9 ; Qulncy , 7.
Den MolncH , C ; St. Joe , I.
I'corlu , S OackHonvllle , 2.
I.oulHvlt | , 7 ; Cleveland , I.
Cincinnati , 7 ; IMttubiire , B : 10 Innings.
Baltimore. 12 ; Washington , 8.
liostun , 12 ; NK\V York , 1.
llrooklyn , 8 ; I'hllmlelphla , 2.
Toledo , 9 ; ( Jrnnil Huplds. 1.
Hloux City , 8 ; Knnsas City , C ; 12 UIH.-P , .
U will hardly appear crcdiblo to my read
ers that whllo our sclenthts and philoso
phers are busily engaged In endeavoring to
Bilve the problems which must necessarily
nrliio In the search for knowledge there
nhould actually exist all the while among
ua n man who known It all.
llli name la lluckcrlno Ubrlght.
In ages past , when people far different
from ua walked the earth , greater In science ,
greater In art and greater In gall , the ono
dealro that tenanted their souls was the
unquenchable lihlrat for wisdom. Earthly
desires chained them not. They lived within
a tabcrnaclo of clsy. seeking only knowledge
and power to understand the laws and
nature of the universe and to control Its
workings. The solemn and mighty nations
who then ruled the habitable globe made
i ; no difference between Bcleneo or base ball.
They fathomed the mysteries of all creation ,
not only by analysis , but by superhuman
perception. Yet they usht to learn too
inuoh. They ossaycd to wrest from nature
tliono tccretB only known to such men as
Pa Itourke , Willie McVoy and Lily Langs-
ford and , of course , fell. Now Huckerlno
Ebrlght la the only living descendant of
those obsolete guys whrse wisdom has been
lost , their knowledge scattered to the winds ,
leaving only a few old oyster cans and horseshoes
shoos as an evidence of their brilliant scl-
encea. A few , however , remaining true to
tholr preternatural selves , retained their
purity and power ; they are all dead now but
Duck. Ho stands alone Ilka an oasis In the
middle of the desert , happy In the thought
that ho lives In Lincoln and that his brain
ID yet ai Bound and bright as a hard boiled
egg.Once every so often , or thereabouts , Buck-
orlno gathers about him a trusty gang of
Salt Creek clodhoppers and comes up hereto
to the metropolis and endeavors to demon
strate ) to our students and philosophers that
ho Is still as great as ho used to was. Uul
a gbnco back over his exploits here will
ahow no distinct traces of anything that he
has ever done but make a big monkey of
The trouble with Duck Is that he cats too
much hay. Ho should try chopped feed or
bran a white , and sprinkle himself with
rock salt every night before he goes Into hU
stall for rest. -
TOOK THE BIGNESS OUT OF BUCK.
For the second time this month he made
himself visible here yesterday afternoon out
nt the Charles Street park. It was ladles'
day , and there was a handsome crowd pres
ent , all burning up with lire to see him and
his antropomorphlcal curiosities toy with the
When Buck strode upon the field he was
as big as a real man , but at the termination
of the disturbance It would have required a
forty-horso power microscope to distinguish
lilm from any of the Hying Infusoria that
filled the air , ho had shrunk so. Daxendale
would have looked like a giant beildo him.
On account of the sickness of Regular
Umpire Hogan , and the fact that Jack Has-
hell waa taking MB annual bath at Court-
land beach , Winded ! Scott Ca'm'p was elected
to adjudicate' the fine points of the dispute
between Pa and Buck.
It would bo a prevarication to state that
Wlnfleld gave eminent satisfaction , for he
did not , and once Huckerlno got oo all-fired
mad at him that he threatened to throw up
But your Uncle Dave whispered a few
blrdllko notes In his largest ear , and Buck
picked up his corn-cutter again and went
right back In among the harvest hands , and
worked until the sweat poured oft hl-s high
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: NUMBER 19.
1 WAR I
Bend or brine FOUP. cauponi and tea
cent * In cola to this oftlc and rrcclve th *
Itth part of thla superb work Ilia utorr
of the war , told by .the leading general *
on both ( Ides.
War Hook Dcpt. , Omaha Uee.
and manly forehead like dish water Into a
nuck ch e Sammy McMackln our Sam
to rcpressnt him In the box , and the Uourlccs
maltreated him Rhamcfulljr.
It was exactly a charter toI when Sammy
heard a wheezing nolso In front of him , and
looking up he saw an old man , bending
'neath year * of toll , stamllnK In front of
him and holding the trunk of a trco threat-
cnlngl ? over his shoulders.
It was Colonel Scory.
"I'm Je t tboiit tuckered , Sammy , " he
said , "ehasltii ; Willie Trafllcy over at Des
Molnc.i , but let loose at mo , and I'll see
what I kin do fur It. "
Then the colonel swiped her , and John t .
Sullivan matte a mess of It at first , and ho
was safe. Tile Lily hoisted one to never-
c.itix , and waddled back to the bench. Then
a passed ball hunched Hnimlt along another
notch , and on C'jptaln McVcy's heroic swat
he loped fiercely home. Wllllo Ulll Moran
drove ono down to lluckcrlno , but Muck
couldn't . ce It for his feet , and Wllllo 13111
reached Eccond. Captain Mac , thinking that
thla was n gcud tlmo for him to do some
thing mori , endeavored to skate home , but
lluckcrlno recovered thu sphere In time to
nail him at the plate.
Ilntch'H Uy to Wood brought the country
Jakes In , und Joel Neal took his poiltlou
fornlnst Ucnnla McCarthy.
Neal la a shipoly looking fellow , with
waflle-colorcd curls and a cold and haughty
look , ami he pitched u magnificent game , If
lii ) did permit Dennl * to walk as a starter.
Itut Joel knew his huslnesu , and putting a
Southern L'ague twist ta the ball , largo
Mr. IIughe < pushed it down to Hutch , who
not only caught Dennis nt second , hut also
Mr. Hughes nt first.
It was a neat double play.
The Hoston Hoy's out from the Lily to
Cnptalu Mac caused the agriculturists to
get out their hiuklng pegs again.
They made expeditious work of the
Rourke1 , then returned and took the lead.
lluckcrlno was llrst up. Ho didn't wait a
minute , but just slashed the ball with his
scythe , and before It could catch Its breath
It brought up kcr-sook against the fence.
With a walling cry and the odor of boiled
cabbage he tore to first. Neal allowed
Dovercaiix to perambulate , but both Wood
and 1'lggy went out on flics , and Sammy
McMackln was at the bat.
Sammy was born la the glow of a wet
morn , ami ho'a a hard nut to crack. The
first ball the Memphis twlrler sent at him
he punched In the cerebellum for two sacks ,
scoring both Duckcrlno and Mr. Hughes ,
and there was wild and unrestrained hilar
ity among the country folks from Lincoln.
The Lily shmmcd McCarthy out at first.
SOMHWIIAT HAUD ON SAMMY.
In the third the Itourkes Jumped upon
Sammy's back and jolted all the plugs out
of his teeth.
Joel first hit him a welt nnd reached sta
tion one In a common canter ; then old man
Seory stuck a dado 'round the horizon with
a rasping double ; Lily hit safe and Captain
Mac's aromatic drive sent Neal and nniinlt
swarming over the pan , and ou Moran's safe
poke Langsford followed In their wake.
Captain Mac , however , got a trifle previous
and was expunged at flrt. Then Hutch went
out to John L. nnd Kid Fear tried to make
a hit , but couldn't. He propelled his club thrice
through tlis air In quick succession , nnd
when he saw what he had done he broke
down and wept.
Another smoking double wrecked the hay
makers' hopes In their half , but In the fourth
they swooped down on one more lonccomc
llttlo tally and their last.
Huckerlno thrust his wagon tongue down
the throat of one of Joel's curves , nnd be
fore Seery gathered up the fragments lie
was on second. Devcreiux's sacrificial tap
helped him to third , and a passed ball home.
Then that wns all until the ninth , when
doubles by Captain Mac , Old Hutch and I'a
gave us two more.
That was a half dozen raw , and Papa
called his boys off , and as lluckcrlno filed
slowly , sndly and solemnly * out of the gate
the crowd gave him a cheer.
That was like barbarians studding storks
and ostriches -vlth jewels and bowing be
fore them In worship. Wasn't It ?
Klvo double plays of the sensational order
were executed hy Omaha during the trouble ,
and Mr. Ebrlght made one sll by his lono-
some. The fielding of the hcmo team was
gilt-edged all through , Uourke's solitary
error being a fumble of a hot grounder
along the third base line. Langaford made
a couple of Herman Long stops , and both
Seery and Kear contributed circus catches.
LlncJln'o fielding was bettor than the error
column ehows , for only one Sullivan's was
costly. It was by all odds the best game
played this season. Score :
Totals . . . .12 0 13 2 0 27 18 1
Totals . . . .31 3 7 2 0 27 11 (1 (
Omaha 10030000 2 fi
Llncoliv 0 3
Earned runs : Omabn , 4 ; Lincoln. 1. Two-
base lilts : Seery , McVcy , 3 ; Hutchison ,
llotirke. McMnckln , Uns < es on balls : Off
Nonl , 4 ; off McMiickln , 2. Double plays :
Hutchison to McVey , 2 ; Hutchison to
Langsford to MoVey , 2 ; LnngHfonl to Mc
Voy ; Kbrlglit ( unassisted ) . Pn.ssed balls :
Speer , 2 ; Mornn , 1. Struck out : I5y Nenl ,
1 ; by McMncklnt 2. Time : One hour nnd
forty-live minutes. Umpire : W. S. Camp.
TuliH Won on llillicliml Illtx.
QUINC'Y , III. , July 20.-fn ( ? < > chil Telegram
to The llei > . ) Itock iBlund-Molliio bunched
ItH bits In the fourth and filth Innings to
day nnd won out In n good game. Score :
Qulncy 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1-7
Hock Itilnml-Mollne. * ! )
Hits : Qulncy , 9 ; IlocU Ifdnml-Mnltnp. 13.
Errors ; Qulncy. 2 ; Hock Islmid-Mollnc. U.
K.'irneil runs ; Qulncy. 2 ; Itock Isdand-Mo-
llne , C. Two-base bits : McUantail , Kutz ,
Sweenoyf Krleg. Three-bano bits : Sage.
V.oln , Bwe'enpy. lintterles : McDougal and
Ilolnn ; Sonlcr and Sage ,
I.IMVHUICO'H Lut'Ky Iloinii Itim.
DES MOINES. July 20.-Speclal ( Telegram
to The lleo. ) DCS Molnes won the came
from St. .loo today by timely hitting , Ltuv-
rence'B homo run bringing In four runs.
l > en Molnes 001 B 0000 0 G
St. Joe 00000310 0 1
lilts : DCS Molnes , 4 ; St. JOP , 3. Errors :
DCS Molnes. G ; St. Joe , 4. Earned runs :
Dos Molnes. 3. Two-base bits : McFndden.
Three-base bits : Preston. Donhk- plays ;
St. Joe. 2. Home runs : Lawrence , liases
on balls : Oft Hoxcndale , 8 ; off llrlstow , 9.
Hit by pitcher : Hy lirlstow. 2. Struck out :
Uy Itoxi'iidale. 5 ; by Hrlstow , 5. Tlmo : Two
hours. Umpire : Ward. Attendance : 400.
IVorlii rlungps On.
PEOIUA. III. . July 20.-Flggemler bad the
Jacksonville HliiRgera at his mercy , except
In the tlrst , when Strothers' men got their
only runs on two hits nnd two errors. Cap-
linger was batted hard In spots. Score :
Jacksonville 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Hits : 1'corln , 11 ; Jacksonville , 4. Krrors :
Peorla , 3 ; Jacksonville , 0 , Itatterlea : Klgge-
mler and Ttrrien ; Capllnger and Snyder.
Siunilliicr f the 'IViiniH.
Played. Won. Lost. Pr.Ct.
Lincoln 13 3D 29 65.1
St. Joseph C7 37 30 G5.2
Omaha 07 3ft 31 M.7
Jacksonville on 35 31 n.1.0
Peorla GS 33 31 D3.0
Itock Island C5 : u 33 r.0.8
DCS MulnuH CO 31 35 47.0
Qulncy CO 21 45 31.8
WliHTKIlN I.MACitli : tl.tMKS.
Hubby Curiitliur * Ilia Victim uf u 1'iiiiifiil
Minimi ! lit fJruuil Hnplcn.
ailAND RAPIDS , July 2t-Caruthers was
disabled this afternoon , his rlttht forefinger
being broken In such a way ua to force
thu bone through the lle h. The accident
demoralized the home team , nnd It came
within an ace of being shut out. Score :
Orand Itaplds 00000000 1 1
Toledo 0 0000540 0
HltH : Grand Uaplds , 6 ; Toledo , 9. Errors :
Grand Ilapldu , 5. Karned runs : Grand Hup-
Ids , 1 ; Toledo , 1. Two-baso hits : Callopy ,
Hughey. Carney. Miller , Mctlulekcn. NI-
land. Three-base hits : Huttleld. Struck
out : Halz , Callopy , Whcelock , Miller. Car
ney. Time : Two hours. Umpire : Sheri
dan. Butteries : liulz and Bplea ; Hughey
Hot I'luy ut Kluuz city.
8IOUX CITV , July M.-U took Bloux City
twelve Innings to beat the IJlucs today.
Bloux City. . , -
Knnsas City -
Hits : Sioux City. 11 : Kansas City , 9. Kr
rors : Sioux City , 5 ; Kansas City. B. Unl-
tt-rles : Cunningham nnd Kraus ; Hustings ,
Daniels nnd Donahue.
Earned runs : Kansas City , 1 : Sioux City ,
1. Two-b.iso hits : Klusmnn , Uonnhtie.
Three-base bits : Mnrr. Double plays :
McC'auley ( unassisted. ) Struck out : Hy
Cunningham , 4 ; by Hastings , 0. Time :
Threp hours nnd ten minute * , umpire :
Standing of Ilin TCMIIH.
Played. Won. Lost. Pr.Ct.
Sioux City CO 41 22 G0.7
Toledo CO 40 28 G0.fi
Minneapolis G9 37 32 M.C
Kansas City GS 31 31 M.O
Ornml Haplds 71 3fl 3S 4S.fi
Indianapolis 72 3T 37 4S.fi
Detroit G ! ) 29 40 42.0
Milwaukee CO 17 43 8.3
NATIONAL I.ICAdUi : UAAIK3.
Srimtiir * I.int .Simply llociimn Tliry Did Not
Tiny Hull ti ) Win.
WASHINGTON , July 20.-Poor fielding ,
Inability to hit the ball nt critical times
nnd poor base running caused the Senators
to lose today. Score :
Washington 0 0 t 4 0 3 0 0 0-8
linltltnore- 2 1 0 G 0 3 0 0 1 12
Hits : Washington. 10 ; Baltimore , 17. Er
rors : Washington , I ; Hnltlmoro , 1. Earned
runs : Washington , ( i ; Baltimore , 9. Two-
base bits : Hassamncr , Keclcr , Jennings ,
Hrouthern. Three-base lilts : Petty , Joyce ,
McClraw , Jennings. Home runs : Cart-
wright. Struck out : Hy Potty , 2 ; by
Drown , 2 ; by Unwise , l ! . Time : Two houru.
Umpire : Hoagland. Hatterles : McGuIra
and Petty ; Hoblnson , Drown and Hawke.
Hut till ) ( limits Didn't Uul.
1SOSTON , July 20. Everybody put up n
good game , and had Now York been able
to land on Stlvctts nt the right time the
game would have resulted differently.
Hostoil 08001003 * -12
New York 0 00000100-1
Hits : Hoston , II ; New York , 7. Krrors :
Hoston , 1 ; New York , 3. Earned runs :
Doston , 9 ; New York 1. Two-base lilts :
Long , Tucker , Hannon. Three-base lilts :
Stlvetts , Nash , Duffy. Home runs : Nash ,
Duffy. Double plays : McCarthy , Lowe
and Nash. Struck out : Long , McCarthy ,
Ilurkc. Tlmo : Ono hour and thirty-live
minutes. Umpire : Murphy. Hntterles :
Hyun und Stlvetls ; Fnrrel and Ituslc.
I'lillllrfl AVrro Kuslly Downed.
HIIOOKLYN , July 20.-I5rooklyn made
short work of Irwln's I'hllllcs. Taylor was
bit hard nnd Just when lilts were most
needed. Score :
Brooklyn 0 0120023 * 8
lilts : Drooklyn. 9 ; Philadelphia. 7. Kr
rors : Philadelphia , 3. Earned runs :
Hrooklyn , 2. Struck out : Hy Kennedy , 1 ;
by Taylor , 1. Three-base lilts : Corcoran ,
Kcmnedy. Two-ba. lilts : Tre.idwny ,
Koutz , Thompson , Ituckley. Double plays :
Daley and Fonts ! . Tlmo : Two hours nnd
live minutes. Umpire : Emslle. Batteries :
Karle and Kennedy ; Buckley and Taylor.
CnloiipU Outrun the Spiders.
LOUIHVILLK , July 20. The homo team
won today's game In the fourth Inning , a
base on balls nnd four hits making four
runs. Score :
Louisville 10040002 * 7
Hits : Louisville , 8 : Cleveland , 9. Errors :
Louisville , 1 ; Cleveland , 2. Earned runs :
Louisville , 3 ; Cleveland , 1. Struck out : G.
TobetiH , Lntcnberg , Mullnne. Home runs :
McKean. Two-base bits : Pfoffer , Blnke ,
O'Connor , G. Tebeau. Double plays : Brown
to Weaver. Time : One hour and forty-five
minutes. Umpire : Twite-hell. Batteries :
Menefee and Weaver ; Mullanc , O'Connor
.lumped on tlio JnmiliH.
CINCINNATI. July 20. The Iteds batted
hard and won a ton-Inning game , -with
home runs in the last Inning. Score :
Cincinnati0 201002002 7
Hits : Cincinnati , 11 ; Plttsburg , 8. Krrors :
Cincinnati , 3 ; Plttsburpr , 3. Earned rnnn :
Cincinnati , 1. Two-base hits : G. Smith.
Homo runs : Vaughn , P , Smith. Double
plays : Jloltz to Hlerlmiier to Heckley.
Struck out : By Chamberlain , 3 ; by Ehret ,
3. Time : Two hour sand forty-five minutes.
Umpire : Gaffney. Uatterlos : Chamberlain
nnd Murphy ; Ehret nnd Mack.
Standliiir of tbo Tennis.
Played. Won. Lost. Pr.Ct.
Baltimore G8 40 22 C7.G
Boston 7.1 48 25 f.3.8
New York 71 28 f.O.C
Philadelphia. . . . ; . . ' . . ' 67 ' - R7 HO 55.2
Cleveland G9 38 31 55.1
Plttsburg 74 40 ? l 51.1
Brooklyn C9 37 32 T.3.G
Cincinnati 71 33 3S 40.5
St. Louis 73 32 41 43.8
Chicago 71 27 44 38.G
Louisville 70 25 45 ? .1.7
Washington 73 19 54 2G.O
IJUCIC'S I112ST THIS AFTKIINOON.
Young .Mr. ItnrnpR to .Show Ilia Educated
Slants to Omaha Sprrlator. ' .
Buck Ebrlght slept last night. Ills
dreams were brightened by the spectacle
of Omaha -wallowing In the dust , nnd his
ears were tickled by the soothing sound of
Omaha groans , the while In fancy he drove
his conquering hordes roughshod over the
prostrate forms of the pulverized Rourkes.
He had derided to put Barnes In today , and
that , In Buck's estimation , means victory.
Whltehlll will show Buck what pitching
really means. The tennis :
Omaha. Position , Lincoln.
McVcy . First . Sulllvnn
Hutchison . Second . Ebrlsht
Hourke . Third . Hughes
Lnnysford . , . Short . Pcqulxney
Podroea . Left . McCarthy
Seery . Middle . McQunld
Fear . night . Wood
Moran . Catch . Spccr
Whltehlll . Pitch . Barnes
Orlrlcet Thlx Afternoon.
There will bo a game this uftwrnoon on
the club's grounds between two teams cap
tained by Messrs. P. B. Ford nnd W. Gavin.
The names of the players are as follows :
Mr. P. B. Ford's team Messrs. F. II. Mar
shall , G. II. VnuRhan , H. New , W. 11.
Vaughan , J. E. Florance , E. Stringer , A.
McPherson. A. S. Cleave , F. Francis , D.
BrotL'hle , J. Neal and J. C. Doyle.
Mr. W. Gavin's team H. W. Taylor , G.
K. Wilson. Uev. J. P. D. Llwyd , A. D.
Robb , D. Johnston , H. LawrJp. F. II. Bur
nett , P. Young , It. Kvaaon , Dr. Young , J.
Mulr nnd It. Young.
Such other players as come on the field
will be chosen on cither ship , provided they
do not come too late.
Y. M. C. A. AguInU Conk.
At 3:30 : this afternoon thusu two teams
will line up as follows nt Y. M. C. A. park :
Y. M. C. A. Position. Cook.
Abbott . Catcher . Hall
Jcllen . . . Pitcher . Connor
Jefferls . First . TowiiHcnd
Crawford . Second . Dunn
Itustln . . . . . .Short . Gclst
McKclvey . Third . 'Dolnn
Lawler . Left . : . . Smith
Uoblnson . Middle . Cannon
Murquettu . Hlght . Hurlan
Ord U'hiH u Tiilr.
ORP , Neb. , July 20. ( Special Telegram to
The Bee. ) Ord's base ball team did n good
day's work , playing and winning two
games. In the first game the score was :
Ord , II ; Bin-well. 6. Batteries : Ilurwell ,
Iteasoncr and liunnell ; Ord , HoHmelster
and Ward. In the second game thu score
wns : Ord , D ; Oreeley Center , 2 ; seven In-
nlngx. Butteries : Clrueley Center , Smith
und McGulre : Ord , Hoffmelster nnd Ward.
Umpire : E. C. Temple of North Loup ( both
games ) . _ _ _ _
In a < 'nnter.
SCHUYL1311. Neb. , July 20.-Spectal ( Tele
gram to The Bee. ) Schuyler defeated North
Bend today on the homo grounds In n
good game. Score :
Schuvler . 0 1 0 2 0 0 OHll
North Bend . 30200200 3-10
Butteries : Schuyler , II. lloubesky. Kim-
brough and Dunkle ; North Bend , Klllmell
and Jameson. Umpire : Dan ) .
llnlibell Won by Hitting ,
HUDHKLL , Neb. , July 20.-Speclal ( Tele
gram to The Dec. ) The Hubbell and Ches
ter ball teams crossed bats on the homo
grounds here this afternoon. Score , 8 to 1G
in favor of Hubbell. Base hlt.s : Hnbbell ,
21 ; Cheater. 11. Hatterles : Hubbell. Hallen-
back nnd Shall ; Chen tor , Warrell and Fnr-
Iclgh. Umpire : Clinton Luedoin. Time :
Two hours and ten minutes.
Illuo Hill Hen I
HASTINGS , Neb. , July 20.-Speclal ( Tele
gram to The llee. ) Blue Hill's ball team
defeated the local Y. M. C. A. today , 13 to
10 , In u game chlelly characterized by In
ability to Held the bull.
SURPRISE. Neb4. July 20-(8peclal ( Tele
gram to The Bee , ) Ono thousand people
witnessed n game of ball here today , Sur
prise against Osccola. Score , 21 to 10 , In
favor of Surprise.
Mlndcii IV feu IB
AIRFIELD. Neb. , July 20.8peclnl < Telegram -
gram to The Dee. ) The Mlnden ball club
played the homo rlub today before nn au
dience of o\tor 1)000. ) Score : Mlnden , 23 ;
Fnlrtleld 19 .
, 9 < _ r
UATIt T (10 ( TO t TOUIC IT.
I.nUnvlow llJVndlf-'up AVon Handily bj nn
OnUde'r ' on n M | - Track.
CIIICAOO , , , UIy , 20.-Llke nearly all of
the llxcd cvfiiUjut ) Washington Park , the
feature todnythe I.ukevlcw event , went to
nn outsider. Math won nt 10 to 1. He wns
well played bj : hlsi owner. Pat. 20 to 1 , made
n runaway rare.of the second , Loiulon , a
C to G favorite,1 twon the fourth. Hover ,
played extensively nt 3 to 1 , landed the
llfth. The last rnco wns won by Florpnn ,
nt 20 to 1 , with jLco Lake second. The
track wns slOJv ( or the first time during
the meeting. Insults :
First race,1 'thrue-nuartprs of a mile :
Strathrot ( Z'A' tn. i ) won , Slgnor (2 > , to 1) )
second , Uncle Luke ( I to 1) third. Time :
Second race , one mile : Pat (20 ( to 1) ) won ,
Lulu T (4 ( to 1) ) Becoiid , J P B (9 ( to 5) ) third.
Time : IMG'S. '
Third race , Lahevlew handicap , three-
quarters of a mile : Gath (10 ( to 1) ) won ,
U27.uk (8 ( to 1) second , Frank 1C (8 to B )
third. Time : 1:18 : .
Fourth race , mile nnd seventy yards :
London (7 ( to 0) ) won , Chnrmlon (2 ( to 1) second
end , Calumet (15 ( to I ) third. Time : 1:52. :
Fifth race , six furlongs : Rover (3 to 1) )
won , Tariff Reform ( IB to 1) ) second , Constantine
stantino (2l ( ) to 1) ) third. Time : 1:1'J',4. : '
Sixth race , three-quarters of n mile :
Florenn (20 ( to 1) won , Leo Lake (4 ( to 1) )
second , Roy Lochlel (7 to 1) third. Time :
KanoiiK City Talent Hun nn Iiinlns-
KANSAS CITY , July 20.-Thls was favor-
ills' day. For the first four races the PP-
Iti'tlons of the wlrie ones \vent through
without n break , while Murpliy. the hist
favorite. WUB beaten by but a no.su. HP car
ried a heavy load of money. The snort was
good , the track nnd attendance fair. Re
First nice , three-quarters of a mile , soil-
In : Southerner won , Silver Dill second ,
My Violet third. Time : 1:19' : < : .
Second race , live-eighths of n mile : Cy-
antba won , Maud D second , Lucy Day
thlid. Tlmo : 1:01.
Third race , eleven-sixteenths of si mile :
Brownwrod won , Halcyon second , Crab
Cli'er third. Tltno : 1:09 : * ' , .
Fourth race , one mile nnd fifty yards ,
felling : Montcll won , Hotspur second , Jo-
acphlno third. Time : 1:51',4. :
Fifth race , five-eighths of n mile , selling :
Pastime won , Murphy second , Viola third.
Time : 1:05. :
Hot \Venther nt Itrlglitnn.
NEW YORK , July 20. The attendance at
Brighton Bench was much lighter today ,
the card not being attractive and the ter
rible heat discouraging people from going.
There wns no marked feature. Results :
First race , mile nnd three-eighths :
Chnuncoy ( even ) won , Joe Dan (8 to 1) ) second
end , Roller (3 ( to 6) ) third. Time : 2:21V : .
Second race , three-quarters of a mile :
Ben Lomond ( even ) won. Avon (7 ( to 1) )
second. Solitaire (12 ( to 1) ) third. Time : 1:1G4. :
Third race , Hlx furlongs : Monaco (7 ( to 5) )
won , Cockade (6 to l ) second , Harry Heed
(7 to 5) third. Time : lG'/i. :
Fourth race , seven furlongs : Jack of
Spades (7 ( to D ) won , ArmltnKc ( G tn fi ) second
end , Logan ( I to 1) ) third. Time : l:28'/i. :
Fifth race , mile and n sixteenth : Figaro
(5 ( to 1) ) won , Marshal (7 to 10) ) second , Dr.
Garnett ( G to 1) ) third. Time : 1:19. :
Sixth race , one mile : Lifeboat (2 ( to 1) )
won , Major General (31to ( 1) second , Con
nors (3 to 1) third. Time : 1:34 % .
On HID Old Dominion Trnrk.
WASHINGTON. July 20. First race , half
a. mile : Emily W won. Pilgrim second.
Consolation third. Time : 0:51. :
Second race , sl.v and a half furlongs : De
troit won. Grand Prix second , Kelme third.
Time : 1:21. . - T
Third race , -Jive ifurlonfcs : Johnny won ,
Little Charlie second , Delury third. Time :
Fourth race , four and a half furlongs :
Black Child won , Miss Bess second , Gypsy
third. Time : Oifi7' ' .i
Fifth race , seven furlongs : Pink II won ,
Successor second , Mlddlestone third. Time :
At KnsJ St. r.onl .
ST. LOUIS , July-20. East St. LoulH re
sults : , .
First race , eleven-sixteenths of a mile :
Luke Chards won. , I C W second , Ike S
third * Time : 1:15. : *
Second race. ' nine-sixteenths of a mile :
Doyle won , Maud McMillan second , Am
bushed third. Times : 1:004. :
Third race , thlrteen-slxteenths of a mile :
Tom Donahue won , Lemon Blossom second ,
Odessa third. , Tlme : 1:03 : ,4.
Fourth race , six furlongs : Experience
won , Schuylklll second , Rochcfort third.
Time : 1:0514. : ' '
Fifth raco. ( Jve furlongs : Yonemlte won ,
Haroldlne third. Time : 1:01. :
Trotting Stopped by Italn.
DETROIT. July 20. A heavy shower put
an end to the racing today after ono heat
each In the 2:12 : trotting and 2:12 : pacing.
Ryland T wns a strong favorite In the
former event and won easily In 2:12-i. : Belle-
flower. Ellar T , Miss Lido , Geneva , David
D , Kitty Bayard , Angelina nnd Amber fin
ished ns named. Kentucky Union was dis
tanced. Albert sold for ? 20 and the field
for 550 In the 2:12 : paring. John R. Gentry ,
however , moved out at the lower turn nnd
was not headed. Time : 2:13. : Vassar , Lu
cille H. Keal , Cambridge Girl , Albert.
Charley Ford , Jack Bowers. Ellle Powers ,
Moonstone. Tom Webster , Alvin Swift and
Vltello finished In the order named.
1JKITANNIA WINS AGAIN.
Prlnco of WaloH * Ynclit ( lets In Nrurly Two
Minnies Alii'iul nt the Vigilant.
KINGSTOWN , Dublin Bay , July 20. The
ninth of the races between the prince of
Wales' yacht Britannia nnd George Gould's
Vigilant was won by the former , as have
been seven of the preceding contests. The
finish of the Britannia was one minute
fifty-seven seconds better than that of the
The race was for a prize of 109 offered
by the Royal St. George Yacht club. The
course wns oimdrnngulnr nnd about fifty
miles long. The start was from the east
plor of Kingstown to and around the Rose-
beg buoy , marking the Rosebeg bank , off
the point of Howth , thence out to sea and
around the Klsh lightship : from there back
toward land null .around the Mugllns rocks
off lirayhcml , and from there back to the
starting point ; this course to be sailed over
three times In order to complete the fifty
In addition to the main event , the race
between the Vigilant nnd the Britannia ,
there were on this , the second day's racing
of the regatta of the Royal St. George
Yacht club , nine minor events , with thirty-
Nat Uerreshoft was at the Vlgllnnt's
wheel throughout the day.
The Britannia crossed the line nt 10:32 :
nnd the Vigilant fifteen seconds later.
The breeze was light nnd therefore not
favorable to the Vigilant. Almost contin
uously from the start the Britannia In
creased the gap tint separated her from
the American sloop , though In the last leg
of the first round the Vigilant pulled up f >
that when the east pier buoy was passed ,
marking the completion of one-third of the
rnce , she wns but twenty seconds behind.
The next round , however , the Britannia
showed four minutes twelve seconds ahead
and the rnco was plainly hers. Meanwhile
the enthusiasm of the Hpectators had suf
fered n liberal dampening by a succe.-slon of
thunder showers that had swept over the
DISTRICT incviii ; : RACKS.
Wheelmen nf Five Counties Meet ut York
fcir u 'I'r'lMijIly ' Conlrit.
YORK. Neb. , .Yulj' "JO.-tSpcclal Telegram
to The Dee. ) T.ft jiecond annual tourna
ment of the bicycle clubs of York , Sewnrd ,
Polk , Hamilton anil Flllmoro counties was
held fills afternoon' 'at the track In the
eastern part of 'toWri. Several riders nnd
others were prfsi'nt from the different
counties. The mil * irlmintilonshln was won
by D. C. Kldredgo , pf York ; Osbloom of
Btromsburg second , , J. Hunter of York
third. Time : l')5. ! ) , * Two-mile : Durt of
Aurora first , Payne of York second.
Tlmo : B:52. Ounrtvr mile : Chllds of York
Ural. Srdgwlck of iVork second. Tlmo : 0:38. :
Half mile : ChlhlH.of York first , Hunter of
York second. Tuna : 1:19. : One-eighth
mile : Eldregoi fttvt , Soilgwlck second.
Time : 0:1S : > / - . ' -FlVe mlle handicap : Os-
liloom of Strom'rtifK ( scratch , firdt. Hurt
nf Aurora secomi. Tlmo : 15:19'fc. : Boys'
race , half mlle . Dwjght Mead of York
llrst. Fiit man's , riiCH ? Inman of Osceobi
llrst , Dodd o f A , ! ) fo i > second . Time : 3:30. :
Dentil ofaildniHiiit Stiilllnii ,
WAKKFIJiLD , Neb , . July 23. ( Speclnl to
The Dec. ) Clmtam ( .1,123) ) , the famous Ham-
uletonlan trotting Htn'lllon , owned by Deb
Knecti.i , died at the bitter's Block farm ,
sue mile north of Wiikelleld , yesterday
evening , of inflammation of the bowels.
He was II years old nnd Is known by al
most every stock raiser and horseman In
Die northwest. _
Miibor Wiintit lo fight Cl > ityiinl < l ,
NEW YORK , July 0.-Peter Manor wants
to light Choynskl. His backer deposited
5500 to serve ns a forfeit for a proposed
match of } 2,6CO u side.
OrlrUetern Coming Hnr .
LONDON. July 20.-I.ord Hnwke'H nma-
Icur cricket team will sail for the United
States on August 9.
Miiilnrn Tret Thin Afternoon.
Th era will be a trotting matinee at Union
iiark , across the river , thla afternoon , thu
first of a series to be held here' throughou !
the balance of the summer , The rnrd for
tomorrow : A trot for 3-ye.ir-olds nn <
under ; 2:10 : pace ! 2:20 : pace and a free-for-al
trot. The entry Hilt In each Is very fill
and n good afternoon's sport Is anticipated
OIIAMI'IONSIIIP COMKS TO OMAHA.
llntllii unit Atntln Defeat Johimin and ( lull-
metlii of Haittlng * In n < 'lo < i > Mnleh.
HASTINGS , Neb. . July 20.-Special ( Telegram -
gram to The lice. ) Though Hastings has
entertained the state tennis doubles tourna
ment for several years , never have the
finals been as exciting and as selentlllcallv
played ns this year. It would be Impossible
to roncolve of two teams mote evrnlj
matched than were Mensrs. J. W. Dattln
nnd Roy Austin of Omaha anil Messrs , P
L. Johnson and A. E. Gnllmettc of Hast
ings. This In the third time Mr. Johnson
has played In the finale , but luck has al
ways prevented him wearing tbp champion
ship medal. This afternoon nl B o'clock the
finals began before n large crowd of spec
tators. Johnmm nnd Giillmette took the
llrst set , ( i-3 , and Austin and llntlln the
second , G-l ; Johnson nnd Gullmettc the
third , C-2 , nnd the Omaha team tied the
sets by winning , G-3. The hist set was
watched with breathless Interest , but the
Omahii team played desperately , nnd the
Hastings team seemed to weaken. Austin
nnd Dnttln won the net , C-3 , and the match
by two sets to three. An Idea of the close
ness of the match may be gained by the
totals nf games and aces : Austin and Bat-
tin , 23 gapivs ; Johnson nnd Giillmette , 22 ;
Austin and Dattln , 177 aceo ; Johnson inn
Ciiillmettu , I'll. The tournament lm been
an unqualified success.
DUNvr.it'.s rvn.isr RACKS.
Program for tint I. . A. W. Meet to llo Held
DENVER , July 20.-The following pro
gram of races Is nnliouced for the League
of American Wheelmen meet In this city :
First Day , August 1C Mile novice , chips
A ; half mile , national championship ; two-
mile handled ) ) , class B ; mile open , class U ;
mile , 2:30 class , class A ; live-mile national
championship ; half mlle open , class A ; onc-
thlrd mlle open , special , class D.
Second Dav , August 17 Half mile handi
cap , class It ; mile , open , elnss xtwo ; mile
national championship ; two mile Inn , class
A ; mile , western championship , class B ,
open to riders rc ldliig west of the Mis
sissippi river ; one-third mile , open , class
A ; live mile handicap , class B ; mile , open ,
special , chiES A.
Third Day , August 18 Mile , Denver cham
pionship , class A. open only tn riders resid
ing in Denver ; quarter mile national cham
pionship ; half mile , open , class 11 ; quarter
mile , open , class A ; mile , 20 : class , class
II ; two mile , open , elasj A ; two-thirds mile ,
open , special , class II.
Prizes to the value of $ , ' ,000 will be dis
To Din .Minneapolis nxcnrHlonlflt * .
The gentlemen who have signified their
Intentions to-tnke advantage of the cheap
excursion to Minneapolis next Wednesday
evening to see the Rynn-Smlth contest , and
there are nbuiit fifty of them , must apply
ut Handle's elgnr store by Mond.iy evening
and secure their transportation and
sleeper , or the excursion will be called off.
The undersigned has been to no llith1
trouble In making arrangements with the
railroads. West hotel nnd Athletic club for
special rates , nil for the benefit of the gen
tlemen of Omaha who are desirous of wit
nessing Thursday night's great battle , und
If they do not step up nnd secure their
passage by Monday evening the excursion
Is off. No one need expect rates of me
after that date and hour. There have been
In the neighborhood of fifty gentlemen
who npwlst-d me of tholr Intention of tak
ing this excursion In , but It Is now high
time they were making themselves man
ifest. SANDY GR1SWOLD.
TennU Scores at C'lilritgo.
CHICAGO , July 20. Following are the
results of the tennis tournament today :
Slnglen : C. B. Necl beat Page , C-2 , rt-3 , C-2.
Consolation singles : Neely beat Star , C-4 ,
fi-3. Lloyd beat Moulding by default. G.
Wrenn beat Lloyd , G-l , C-8 , 0-2.
Consolation doubles : King nnd Collins
beat Beckwith nnd Van Inwngen , ti-3 , 3-G.
G-l. Bradley nnd Stone beat Gnrrott and
OlfTord , G-4 , 10-8. King nnd Collins beat
Bradley nnd Stone , 9-7 , G-l.
f.iuliis Second on the Kcltp n .S'aUi'R.
SAN DOWN PARK , Eng. , July 20.-The
race for the Eclipse stakes of 150 sovereigns
has been won by McAlmont's Isinglass , 4
years old. Lord Rosebery's Ladas , winner
nf this year's Derby , second , and Mr. Rose's
Ravensbury , third.
Wn.vnii Drifeali-c ! b.v Itiindolpli.
WAYNE. Neb. , July 20. ( Special Tele
gram to The Bee. ) An Interesting game of
ball was played here by the Wayne nnd
Randolph clubs this utturnoon , resulting
In favor of Randolph by a score of 11 to 15.
ll < < ilcrs ( inlnml Firot. IMiu-n.
LOUISVILLE , Ky. , July 20.-On the last
[ lay's program of the Interstate Manufac-
turera nnd Dealers association trap shootIng -
Ing , Rollo Helkus carried elf first honors ,
closely followed by K. W. Fulford.
Drouth In Ion a Affording Alleged Italn
IMnkmM n Hun-pit.
FORT- DODGE , In , , July 20.-Speclal (
Telegram to The Bee. ) Two distressing ac
cidents have happened at Rockwell City
this week while a cannon and anvil were
being fired to try nnd bring rain. Tuesday
night John O'Donnell was severely burned ,
: i spark Hying Into n powder keg and cx-
jlodlns : It , nnd on Wednseday night Win
Squires had several fingers torn oft by
i premature explosion of the cannon while
! io was ramming down the charge.
The long drouth has caused n panic
imong thei people of the smaller coinmunl-
lles , who are telegraphing for ruin makers
jverywhero. It l proving n rich harvest
for faklr.s , who suddenly appear from ob-
icurlty and offer to bring rain at figures
ilghly profitable to > them.1-elves.
HIIH I.ltol Onu Hundred Warn.
IOWA CITY , In. , July 20.-Speclnl Tele
gram to Thu Bee. ) Mrs. Maria Llthgow
celebrated her 100th birthday hero today.
3he Is still hearty and was inirruiuulcd by
icr children. She has thirty-live gruiid-
L'hlldren , thirty-four gre.it grandchildren
iml two great great grandchildren.
The citizens held ft mass meeting tonight
o assist In the movement for an electric
itreet railway. The Missra. Sunvcrs of
Muacutlne propose to put In the plant.
Wanted for Oinnti-rfoltlng.
CRESTON. In. , July 20.-Sppchil ( to The
Uee. ) George Goddurd was arrested hero
ast evening by Deputy Sheriff Lenlmrt.
llo Is wanted by the United Slates court
it Council Bluffs to answer to the charge
) f counterfeiting. It Is supposed that. God-
lard waa a member of the counterfeit
-iing which Deputy United States .Marshal
tlchards ciipturcd In this city Home time
igo. Guddnnl ns.serts his Innocence.
C'upltul PiinUliiiii-nt for Two.
DES MOINES , July LU ( Special Tele-
; ram to Tin ; Bee. ) The jury In the case
igalnst John Hummlll , an accomplice of
3cmgo Wells In the murder of Conductor
itldpath , returned a veidlct of guilty today ,
ind fixed the punishment nl death. Thu
.rial of John Krout , another accomplice ,
vlll occur next , but ho will probably get
iff with a lighter sentence.
Itepnlillean ilndlelal Contention.
CEDAR RAPIHS. la. , July 20.-Speclal (
Telegram to The Bee. ) The republican con
tention of the Eighteenth judicial district
vas held ut Marlon today. William P. Wolf
if TJpton nnd William M. Thompson of
llarlon were nominated.
\Vealtliy Couple I omul Dead at lloiiin ,
SENECA , Mo. , July 20. C. L. Moore and
ils wife , an aged couple living near Tiff
; ity , Mo. , have been found dead In their
louse , both having been shot through tlio
load. There Is no clew to the murderers ,
mt the object must have been robbery , as
ilr. Moore was quite well-to-do and at times
iad considerable money in the nouse.
"N gro Conjurer' ' Killed by a Mob ,
JACKSON , Miss. , July 20. Alien Myers ,
n alleged negro conjurer , was set upon by u
neb of negroet ) in Raiiktn county today , the
fnlal shot being fired by Ellis Hcnnlngwny , r
Jnckson colored man.
"LIGHTS OF THE HAREM
They ltiii | Two Anierlonn TourIM * Over tlir
Head ullli I'nkrri ,
Whllo the two Americans , Messrs. Alter
and Saehtlcben , who made a bicycle tout
around the world , were In Aradnn , 1'ersbi
a present from the village khan wns an
nounced , as they relate In the Century foi
July. In stepped two men hpArlni ; a huge
tray filled with melon ? , apricots , sugar , rooli
candy , nuts , pistachios , etc. , nil of whlcli
wo must , of course , turn over to tins kh.iti
keeper and his servants , and p.iy double
their valtio to the bearers , as a present ,
This polite method of extortion was M-
lowed the next morning by ono of n hohlci
nnd more peremptory naturo. Notwltlifttniul-
Ing the feast , of the night before at our PX-
pcnse , and In addition to furnishing us ) wltli
bed clothes which wo really ought to have
been paid to sleep In , our oily host now In
sisted upon thrco or four prices for hlj
lodgings. We refused tn pay him morn than
a certain sum , nnd started to vacate the
premises. Thereupon ho nnd his grown r.on
caught hold of our bicycles. Remonstrance1 *
proving of no avail , nnd being tinnbln to
force our passage through the narrow door
way with the bicycles In our bands , we
dropped them and grappled with our
antagonists. A noisy sculllo , nnd then a
heavy fall ensued , but luckily wo wore both
on the upper side.
This unusual dlnturbane. now brought out
the Inmates of the adjoining niuleroon. In a
moment there was a din of feminine scrcims
nnd a Mutter of garments , nnd then a crashIng -
Ing of our pith helmets Imtieth the blows of
poker * and andirons. The villagers , thus
aroused , came at last to our rescue , and at
one ? proceeded to patch up a emprom'se.
This , In view of the Amazonian reinforce
ments , who were standing by In readiness
for a second oncet , we were more than
pleased to accept. From this Inglorious combat -
bat wo c.imo off without serious Injury ; but
with those gentle poker taps were knocked
out forever nil the sweet delusions of the
"Light of the Harem. "
IVES AND "THE NUMBER EIGHT.
Curloiltles nnd Wiiiulrr * In the Career of
Ilin Deeeuned "Napoleon of Flminen "
Only eight years have passed since Ives
subjugated Wall street ; only n few days
have elapsed since he died a man of 30 years.
Yet It Is difficult to believe In his accom
plishments , dllllcult to bcllovc ho over lived.
He is nit hut Incredible , even to those who
know him. Of all the remarkable persons
who have been dubbed "Tho Napoleon of
This , " or "Tho Napoleon of That , " ho was
the ono who could perhaps best bear the
comparisons which the title Implied. This
was his career as summarized by the Provi
dence Journal : At IS ho left his father's
farm to enter the employ oNHarper & Bros ,
ns olllco boy , salary $2 a week. At 19 , clerk
In an advertising agency , salary , $ ( ! a week.
At 20. clerk In a broker's olllco , Wall street ,
salary , $10 a week ; adds to Income by small
peculations. At 21 , "stock and bond
broker , " capital $10,000 , with an assistant to
whom ho paid $18 a week. At 21',4 , "Ives ,
Meeker & Co. , " capital , $30,000. At 21-T4 ,
"Ivos & Stayner , " members of Stock ex
change. At 22 , principal owner nnd vice
president of the Mineral Range railroad ; had
"made" $538.301. At 22i. > . "Henry S. Ives
& Co. , bankers , " controllers of the Cincin
nati. Hamilton & Dnyton railroad , out of
which he "milked" $2,000,000. At 22'fc bought
option on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and
Telegraph system and aranged to sell tele
graph to Western Union for $3.000,000. At
23. assigned ; "liabilities , $20,000,000 ; assets ,
$21,000,000. " At 21 , arrested and Imprisoned ,
having stolen and misappropriated $0,000,000.
At 25 , tried. At 25V4 , free. At 27 , con
ducted a "deal" with a Brooklyn dry goods
house. At 28 , married nn opera singer. At
30 , died.
EU'ht wns this wonderful business man's
fateful number. He began at 18 to break
the eighth commandment , was taken to task
for It In 18SS , after the eighth of his leading
"deals , " and finished the eighth year of his
career at 8 by the clock on the eve of the
ISth of April.
NOT FIVE HUNDRED MILES.
IlnllroiKl Ilnlldlng In mill Smaller Tlian
for H Niimlnir of Years.
During the six months of the present
year , up to July 1 , only 495 miles of now
railroad were built In this country. That Is
Hss than for any previous half year for
many years. It Is only n third of what was
hullt in a similar fierlod of 1891 , 700 miles
less than during the first half of IS')2 ) , and
530 miles below the first halt of 1893. The
total track built In each of those years wns
2,585 miles In 1893 , 4,010 miles In 1S92 , and
1,012 miles In 1891. Usually the proportion
of new track laid In the llrst half of the
year Is between 30 and 40 per cent of the
total reported for the year. If past experl-
once Is to be repeated this year , this report
of ' 195 miles built means that only about
1.500 miles will bo built In 1891 , nnd such a
low figure as that has not been reported
since accurate records have been kept. But ,
iccordliig to the Nu\v York Tribune , there
Is good reason to bolleve that the total of
now railroad constructed In the twelve
months will bo largar than the result re-
[ > orted for the halt year may seem to prom
ise , Judging from the proportion of work
that has heretofore been done In the early
iart of the year. Railroad men are sur-
iirlsed to know that even 500 miles of new
iiavo been built , so quietly has the work
? one on , gererally on short lines widely dis
tributed over the country , few of them
naltlng connections with other roads. What
ivlll be done the rest of the year depends , of
: ourse , on ths changes that may occur In the
state of financial affairs of the country.
[ Jut It Is a fact of much significance that the
unouitl of new road In which the Invest
ment made Is too great to ha. lost by any
'allure to complete the projects is prob-
ibly larger than at this time last year.
A llrlghl- Mailer , Thin.
The absent-minded man Is unlucky about
setting into predicaments , but. like the cut
if nine llvos , he gets out of them with rare
; oed fortune. A man who can't help for
getting some things had an experience the
Uhor evening which Is not common. The
s'cw York Tribune tells the story. Ho had
akcn some friends to the theater , nnd af-
orwards they went to a hotel on Fifth ave-
iiie for supper. ' When the waiter brought
he bill the host discovered nn error of 50
: cnts In addition and handed It back to
he waiter. The waller apologized , took
iway the bill and shortly returned with It.
iVhllo the host was scanning the Items a
ieconil tlmo he ran his hand In his pocket
'or his money. A blank look came over his
'ace , .ind ho said to the waller :
"I have forgotten my money , keys and
ivcrythlng. Will you explain to the cashier
ind tell him that I will send a check to-
norrow ? My name Is "
"Oh , " answered the waiter , "never mind
ibout that. I'll pay the bill , sir. " This
laving a waiter offer to pay one's bill
ather stunned the host , but as ho was not
siiown to the hotel ho thought the witest
hlng to do was to accept the proposition ,
; o ho took the waiter's name , saying :
"All right , Ernest , I'll como In on my
vay down town In the morning and hand
'ou the money. "
"Von needn't trouble to do that sir , " nald
truest , "you could hand It to me the next
line you como In. "
The next morning when the forgetful man
vent to the hotel to reimburse the waiter
10 gave him a "fat tip , " of course. That
vas what Ernest was counting on.
I'iro In u Tin Can lrnclory.
NEW YORK , July 20. Klro In the tin can
iictory of J. H. Haas , 1C1-157 Bank street ,
ml In adjoining buildings , today did about
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
JOSEPH WALWITZ HANGED i
Originally Sentenced for Seven YO.IM Ho
Managed to Lota His Life ,
DEATH PENALTY FOR MURDERING A JAILER
AVun Tr > liie ti > i : rupp frimi 1'rlinn
Hit U'IIN luliTci'ptiMl hy Itrpuly llp-
plniMiltlioiu tin Mint llcml
Mllh ik Itimiltrr.
TItKNTON , N. J. , July 20. Joseph Wnl-
witvn.i hanged toilny for the murder of
Deputy 1'rlson Keeper James 11. Llpplncott.
Death rmultcd iucl | < ly. Just before Kolny
to the scaffold Walwllz made n long ,
rambling speech , repeating Ills olil story
that ho illit not lire the fatal shot , nnil that
I.lpplncott was shut by Deputy Leonard.
The crime for which Walttltz was liangcil
was tlia murder of Deputy 1'rlson Keeper
Jnmos I' . Llppiucolt In the state prison ,
Trenton , on the night of March I , 1894.
Will wit % was serving a noven years' sentence -
tenco In state's prison for horse stealing nt
tlio time. lie was confined In the wing of
the prison which was under the CATS of
Deputy Waters. For sonic reason the door
of Walwllz' cell hail not been locked nil ths
night nf the murder. About mldnlKlit ho
crawled from his cell to the corridor qnd
found Deputy Waters asleep. Ito secured
the keys of the jail and Waters' revolver imd
started to make his escape. As Wnlwltz
WRH t'lnorKliiK from the ante-room lending
Into tlio prison center he met Deputy Llpplt ) .
roll anil gnippled with Mm. A terrible
light ensued and several shots were fired by
each man. Deputy Llpplncott falling dead
wltli a bullet halo In his left breast.
WalwItB then encountered Deputy Keeper
Leonard , who had been attracted by tha
shooting , and after n desperate struggle , dur
ing which tlmo both men emptied their re-
vovers and Walwltz received a scalp wound ,
the latter was overpowered and placed In a
Ho was placed on trlnl on May 22 , the
trial lasting but twcnty-thrde hours. Ho
was onnvlcteil of murder In the first degree
after the Jury had been out two and a half
hours ) . ,
\\n ) i Ailltlim * I'limlo.
KAYBTTKVILLI3 , W. Va. . July 20. Wash
Ailklns won haiiKod today at noon for tha
murder of Iko Itadford last November. He
had been respited from June 9 to testify at
the trial of Charles Daycs , his accomplice ,
who went to the penitentiary today for llfo.
Ar.'miiHii * ropiillHtn Nomlimtn u Tlrltnt.
UTTLIC HOCMC , Ark. , .Tuly 20.The pop-
ullst state cunvnitlon today nominated tha
following' ticket : Governor , D. H. lliirherj
Bcorctnry of state , II. 51. Uonnr. nudltor.
A. J. Nichols ; trcnaurer , T. .1. Andrews ;
attorney uencrnl , I Jr. J. A. Meek ; slnto
land commissioner , O. H. Jones ; t-omnil.s-
Bloncr of nrp.lculturp , S. II. Nowlln ; Hiiper *
Intcndent of mihllo Instruction , .1. I' . Cnrnn-
Imn. The platform emlorEi-n the Omaha
platform and deummlH tin- free and unlim
ited coinage of Hllver at the ratio of 1H
to 1 without wultlng for the co-operation
of any other government.
And Sim Smiled Thronjrli Her Tciirn ,
Chicago Tribune : Mr. McSwat Lobelia ,
wo shall have to give up that trip to the
seaside. We can't get away on account of
Mrs. McSwat It's a shame !
"Yea , It's too bad. Hut wo'Il save the
money the trip would have cost. That'a
some comfort. "
"Oh , yes ! And now I can liavo thosa
lovely diamond ear-rings you Bald < fo
couldn't afford on account of our trip to the
seaside ! "
MnvfMiiiMilK of Si V K * < -IN .Inly 2O.
At Ill-emeu Arrived Wlttcklml , from
At Qut'eustown Arrived Campania , from
At llainbiir/r Arrived Moravia , from
New" York ; Fuerst HlHmnrck , from New
At LIverpool Arrived Ilovlc. from Now
At New York Arrived California , from
Hamburg ; Scamlln , from lliinibur/r.
At Gothenburg Arrived Virginia , from
Knur In .lull for One Drutli.
EL PASO , Tex. , July 20. A man calling
lilmsclf Churlcs Hales and who said ho cams
licro from Arizona on his way to his old
IIOIIIQ In eastern Texas , died suddenly and
mysteriously todav In a negro dive In Juarez ,
lie had several hundrM dollars In iribncy
ivhen ho crossed the rlvor. The p'roprlotor
} f the saloon und thrw others are In jail In
An Insane girl who had been at tha
Open Hoar for three months dlod ycsler-
lay , and the funeral services will be held
it that Institution at 3 o'clock this after
George W. Illtchens of Plalnvluw , Neb. ,
mil Miss Pressle M. Hrnnsklll of Le Mars ,
la. , were married on Wednesday evening ,
Inly 18 , nt S o'clock by Hev. Frank Crane
it the First Methodist Episcopal church.
They expect to start In a few days for on
ixtended wedding tour to Denver , Salt Lalsa
3lty and other western points.
Mm. llnatun 11 , Smith
itna : , Cul.
Like Other Women
I have suffered for IS years with a complication
nf trouble * , with continuous , almost nnbonra-
hlo pain In my back. Tim < Jrli also proitra-
1 g Sarsa-
ted me. lint Hood's
S.ir.iapirllli : : has cured ures
mo of all my trouhlri ,
and I cannot speak too
highly of It. Mils. 1 ! . it..SMITH , liox W Htna.Cal. ,
Hood'o Pills cure hcadnchoand Indigestion.
KAT1OKAL , J3AJSK
U. A' . I > < 'i'UiHui-y , Oinalia , tirbrtmkn.
CAPITAL - - $400,000
SURPLUS - - $55.600'
Onicera nn < l IJIrrctoM-IIcnry W. Yiiie * , ! > "
luiil ; John M. Colllnu. vlcu' | irc4lUtut ; I wU
, lived , cashier. William U. 8. Iluihcii. ; itailil-
THE IRON BANK
CHARLES ST. PAS.K