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THE SONDAY OBEGONIAN, PORTEANTJL AERIE 8, 1900.
The girl la a.Ofty-eent Tarn.
Swats the ball a really good' slam,
But rhe talks through bar, hat.
And the effect of all that
Is to make her Scottish mere sham.
BENCH SHOW INDICATIONS
Promoters of the Undertaking Mneh
Enconraced Increased Interest
Manifested la All. Sports.
Everything Is going along In first-rato
order for the Bench Show, to be held In
the Coliseum building, on Third street, nn
April 18, IS, 20 and a. Premium lists and
entry blanks have been distributed, and
aa early as Tuesday of the past week en
tries began to arrive, although tho entry
list does not close until April 13. The date
Is set thus early In order to allow tha man
agement ample time to prepare the cata
logue. Exhibitors will receive a comple
mentary ticket, entitling them to visit
their dogs at any time during the show:
also a tag, with the number of. the dog
etaU, 60 that when the dog Is received it
will be taken direct to his place of ex
hibit. Mr. Nairn, of Barlow, the proprietor of
the Oregon Collie Kennels.was in the city
during the week, on his way North, with
his exhibit for the Tacoina and Seattle
benches. Mr. Nairn says that. In tha past
few years, he has cold to Portlanders
about 700 collie puppies, of which there is
a considerable number still in existence.
Such purchasers are reminded that, if
their dogs are entered in any of the regu
lar classes at the approaching show, they
may compete, without further expense, for
the handsomo medals Mr. Nairn has do
nated to the Portland Club for degs bought
The management will not insist on a ped
igree for any exhibit, although It would b
well to give at least tho names of the
elre and dam. If they are known. Nor Is
It necessary for the dog to be registered
for this preliminary bench. Outside ex
hibitors may forward their dogs, with per
fect confidence, fbr the club's veterinary.
Dr. McLean, will personally Inspect every
entry, as It arrives, so that there will be
no danger of a dog suffering from mange,
distemper or, any Infectious disorder being
Outside tho special prises, held out by
the Kennel Club, six valuable silver cups
have already been donated for competi
tion In specified classes at the show.
On the River.
Interest among the Junior crews at the
Portland Rowing Club still-keeps up. The
most faithful crewiat practice so far con
sists of Bennett, stroke; Durham, No. S;
Ormundy, No, 2; and Knight, at bow.
Both Bennett and Knight showed up well
In club races last season. Durham and
Ormundy are new men at the oar, but are
doing very good work In- the- waist of tha
boat,and each day's practice shows im
provement In their watermanship.
The second crew to appear is yet a dark
horse as to positions, but, with such men
- as Lamberson, Gloss, Mackle and, Peter
eon, they will mako matter Interesting.
Captain Scott has several other crews on
the list. The new men are very shy at
first, and It requires some time to get
them out for dally practice. The senior
crew is faithful in its dally practice, and
shows much Improvement. Ball Is ma
nipulating the rudder, at present, and will
probably remain in that position.
At a meeting of the board of directors
of tho club, held Wednesday afternoon, it
was decided to hold a "smoker" for the
members of the club on Saturday, April 21.
A committee was appointed to take the
matter In hand and provide entertainment,
The board also accepted an offer from
B. San Francisco firm to furnish the club
with . rowing uniform, embracing the
club colors, at a reasonable cost.
Manager F. Merrill, of the Portland
Jockey and Athletic Club, reports that
Jils amusement enterprise Is progressing
favorably, .and that the prospects of clean
racing this Summer In at least two meets
are bright. Mr. Merrill has secured a lease
of Irvlngton race track for a term ot three
years, and all that now prevents his be
ginning Improvements and repairs is the
formality of a meeting and the acquies
cence of tho remaining stockholders. These
men are prominent in business circles, and
have encouraged Mr. Merrill to proceed.
so It will be a mere, matter of time until
work will begin in earnest.
"While regular race meets will be held,
Bpeeding by local horses will also be fos
tered in every way. The grand stand will
be renovated, a new roof and bookmakers'
room' being particularly needed. The sta
bles will receive a complete overhauling
nd the paddock will bo enlarged. A room
will be set aside for the storing of wheels
while the riders are enjoying tho sports.
The projected enterprise will encourage
bicycle racing, automobile and pacing ma
chine races and baseball. Its promoters
have In view the establishment of a park
for Summer outdoor sports. Horse-lovers
will doubtless gladly hall the advent of a
season of square racing in Portland.
Y. 31. C. A. Baalcet-Ball.
The lnter-class basket-ban contest, the
first section of the series, will be finished
this week, when the "noon" class meets
the evening class. Last week the leaders
the "noon" class were defeated In a hotly
contested game by the tail-enders the
"5 o'clock" class by a score of 13 to IS.
The standing of the classes at present Is
Noon class j i
Five o'clock class 2 2
Evening! class 1
The second of the series between the
Vancouver and T. M. C A. basket-ball
teams was played at Vancouver last week
and resulted in a victory for the T. M. C.
A. by a score of IS to 1L Vancouver led
until the end of the first half, by a score
of 8-6, when the visitors took a brace and
T. M. C. A. has heard nothing as yet
from M. A. A. C. in reply to its official
challenge of the tatter's basket-ball team.
The final contests In the 'athletic series of
the Association In gymnastics will be held
Seal 1 """'V I 'Z - " NMP-'
on Tuesday evening next, when medals
for the winners will be awarded.
The first ot the monthly cross-country
runs. by the T. M. C A. boys took the
form, of a hare and hounds paper chase,
last Saturday. Thirty-eight members took
part, and had a most enjoyable run. Har
rison, Livingstone and Rlngler were the
hares, while "TO". Bennett was captain of his
pack, of 25 hounds. The start was made
from the Association rooms at 30:30 A. M-,
and, five minutes later, the whole batch
of paper-chasers was trotting across the
bridge, following the paper through East
Portland and suburbs toward Irvlngton
and Cycle Park. Over hill and down dale,
the boys chased, until the paper was ex
hausted and the hares were started from
their cover. The boys took along lunch
eons, and, after a short rest, the after
r.oon was devoted to football- and-other
games. All returned well tired, but happy.
There outings will be a feature until the
weather becomes too warm.
Thf, inrtnor frrmnnRtle PThibltlon bv tha '
wnlnr'rlinH and memhpr of th worn-
en's annex of the T. Jl C. A. win do i
held at the Association gymnasium on the
evening of April 27. The field meet Is set
for either tha-last week In May1 or June 2.
SI. A. A. C. Athletic.
The first of thechallenge matches be
tween the different tennis sections of the
M. A. A. C, as subdivided by the athletic
committee, was plajed off during the
week. Raley challenged Smith (owes 15),
and defeated him by a score of 6-0, 6-0.
Arnold challenged McAlpln (owes 15). and
won. by a ecore of 6-0, 6-4. Joseph H.
Smith and L. M. Baker have been added
to thB second-class members. Two new
names were added to the third class, and
six to the fifth.
The flret scrub match of baseball of the
season was played off last week on Mult
nomah field, when McAlpln's Scotch "High
Balls" defeated Raley's "Tanlyans" by a
score of 16 to 12.
The Multnomah social rooms have been
beautified by five- elegant oil paintings
marine views by Captain Cleveland Rock
well. The club la Justly proud of the
acquisition to Its art collection.
O V. McArthur, manager of the Uni
versity of Oregon track team, returned
from Seattle Thursday, where he went to
make final arrangements for the dual ath- ,
itH irt botweMi the. -Cnlveraltv of I
Oregon and University of "Washington. '
which is scheduled for May is. in Seattle.
The events ot the meet will be 100. 220 and
440-yard sprints, SSO yards and mile runs.
mile relay race, 120 and 220 hurdle races,
shot-put, hammer-throw, discus-throw.
broad Jump, high jump and pole vault.
Th formation of thes interstatM campjs
la a etep In the right direction, and. ac- l The referee called time and they went
cording to the contract, a series of them ' at It Sylvester stood still for a minute
will, be held, the second one occurring in ' pd then made a. furious dash at Sulll
Eugene, on May 18. IDOL These" dates cor- ' van, who broke ground and ran In an ap
reepond to those fixed for the University pealing manner around the ring. The
of OregonUnlvcrsity of "Washington de
bates, eo that tho collegians will be
brought Into a much closer relationship
than, at present. Trainer "W. O. Trine has
been at work with the Eugene men for tw
De Tajupse Sheen anysinc a' my
Bartenetr He was her about a.
De TaniM Alone, or was I vira
weeks, and has about 50 athletes In active
training. Out of these, only 10 will be
taken to Seattle; consequently, there will
be some active competition by various con
testants. AN ASTONISHED FRTf.
Old Story Revamped of John L,
livan's Visit to Astoria.
The Chicago Tribune prints an old story
about John L. Sullivan and his visit to
this state, with his company of fighters,
a decade ago, but it is. told so well, barr
ing a few discrepancies, that it Is re
In the fall of 1K0.' says the Tribune,
John L. Sullivan was touring the Far
"West with his "grand aggregation of
sports," taking on "Jelly guyi" as he
used to say. In the big cities, and giving
exhibitions in the smaller towns. When
John L. reached Portland. Or., the citi
zens of Astoria, 100 miles away at the
mouth of the Columbia River, determined
that the fighter should not go away from
the Coast before they got a chance to
"look him over."
Astoria is a prosperous town ot 19,000
people, and half of tbo population Is en
gaged in the salmon Industry. Most ot
tha 5000 fishermen are Russian Finns, and
In the Jail they are paid' off by the various
canneries, and generally have more $30
gold pieces than they know what to do
Ono of their number, Eugene Sylvester,
had a great local reputation for strength.
-He measured 6 feet 4 inches, weighed 234
pounds, and had a pair of hands like base
ball mitts. He could lift one end of a Co
lumbia River fishing boat and topple it
over without any trouble. If you have
ever seen one of these boats you will know
what that means. His Russian Finn
brethren did not believe that the man
ever lived who rnnld xtanrt n hefnr fivl.
I vaster in a ring. So it came about that
ne ca" they held an enthusiastic meet
'" and sent word to Portland that
John- L. Sullivan cared to make a trip
down the river, Mr. Sylvester would take
great pleasure In knocking him Into tha
John's sporting friends, seeing the pros-,
pect of a big bet. advised him to"go, 'and'
he went. All tne details were quickly ar
ranged, and. each side put up TKtiO In a
wager that Sylvester could stay four'
rounds. Seconds and tlmekoepers were
chosen and a ring was hastily rigged up
on the stage of the Astoria Opera-House.
A stock company was playing "Queen's
Evidence" there at the time, but had been
persuaded to give up one night to the fis
tic exhibition; the "Queen's Evidence"
scenery, for the first act remainad In
Prepared for Emergencies.
On the night when the battle was to
come off Sullivan and his friends figured
t uiai uic; uau nakcicu 1M.WJ nuu lAligiu
Russian Finn enthusiasts on the result.
The Finns had heard rumors that at a
critical stage of the fight, when their man
was pounding tha, daylight out of John
L.. the electric lights were to be turned
off and thelr'champlon robbed of his vie-
I tury. au incjr ciuue jMcparcu lur &u
emergency, neany jwj oi tnem occupying
seats in the theater, every man with his
revolver and a lighted lamp under his
The men got into the ring pretty well
stripped, Sullivan doing his best to look
scared to "death, and Sylvester strutting
around the stage and almost bowing his
head off in recognition ot the applause
from his friends. He had wagered every
cent he could raise, as well as his fishing
boat and nets, with & bow-legged little
man on Sullivan's staff called "Bleacher."
Finns stood up and waved their lanterns
about their heads in their enthusiasm. All
through the round, as Eugene chased John
from one post to the other, they kept up
a magnificent though somewhat obscure
fren" Jaggsoa lain ftw znlnltshT
bait as hour aco.
I series of yells in their native language.
and when it was over and Sullivan sank
back in his chair, acting the part of a
man on his last pins, they Immediately
proceeded to bet any stray gold pieces
that they had not before been able to
"When the second round began. Sylves
ter, evidently thinking that Sullivan" was
practically out. did a few stunts in the
middle of the ring and walked around, in
timating by dumb' show that "Soolvan."
as the Finns called him. was the easiest
mark he had ever handled. All through
the round Sullivan continued to run away,
once In a while varying his go-as-you-please
tactics with wild swings that never
got closer than, three feet to Sylvester.
At the call of 'time John sank on both
knees and allowed himself to be dragged
to his chair by his. seconds, with weir
stmulated agony on His face.
A few moments before the third round
i was called, John) turning' round to the
tlntekeeg c-. and pointing to' a. piece ot
gaudy snensxy.on th. other side- of tha
bUic" Mid: " "Tou sea dat'oleun'der tree
over deroT Well, watch xne knock dla Ola
Qlesen troo de middle of It." When the
third round was called Bylvester began to
jump about-on hlafeet.llke.a.. kitten, and,
keeping his ere on John, yelled to his
compatriots to bet their'shlrts on him,
Wrought up to a. pitch of enthusiasm
by the appearance of things, they began
to do pretty much what he advised and
as fast as they offered to wager any
thing, John's friends In the crowd took
them up. ,
Eugene advanced with a light-hearted
spring, evidently intending to finish his
man before the round was over. After
about a minute's sprinting Sullivan sud
denly; to the astonishment of his oppo
nent, stood still and let him catch up.
Then, coolly letting go his left, he caught
Bylvester under the Jaw and lifted nearly
300 pounds of Russian Finn clean over the.
ropes and through the scenery a few feet
from tho -snot ha had designated. Turn
ing, round, to, the timekeepers, he said.
"Say, boys, go and ast de stolge manager
w'at's de damage to de oleunder bush."
Sullivan and the' "gang" left town next
rooming, taking with them almost a lit
eral barrel of money. The Russian Finns
spent the hardest winter In their history.
As for Sylvester, he never got on his feet
sufficiently to purchase a new boat or nets,
and finally became a boatpuller. A few
years later he developed a mild form ot
insanity, and Is now la the Oregon- State
ADVICE. TO "WHEELWOME3.
I '.' .
Bicycling If Properly Indulged In,
an Excellent Exercise.
A prominent woman bycycllst, of several
years' experience, recently gave some ex
cellent advice concerning the use ot the
wheel by women. Speaking, of the selection
of a wheel, she said:
"Of course, it you aTo already the owner
of a bicycle, you possibly have not this to
worry about But even so. it would be
better perhaps it the bicycle you ride Is
built- on old lines, and Is heavy and cum
bersome; to procure a new; one. The first
thing to consider In the choosing of a new
wheel is. its weight, and, quite as Import
ant, how easily It runs. I have had ex
perience with many women who ignorant
ly plodded along on a, bicycle that over
taxed their strength, under-the impression,
that they were taking a beneficial form
of exercise. The woman who makes this
mistake is thrown into the breach between
the two radical opponents, strain and
Of Secondary Importance.
"Of course, you also want a strong,
handsome wheel; but these two points are
of secondary Importance, where the ques
tion is one of health and exercise.
"Do not attempt to rival the prowess ot
others who arc in a be.tf.er physical con
dition than yourself. Make your own pace
and make that pace a -comfortable Jog, If
you would get the best effects of cycling.
Never try to ride up tco -steep a hill.
Adopt the ankle motion; it is (he more
graceful and beneficial, end It takes away
the heavy thrust motion, which Is respon
sible for a great deal of strain. Delicate
gtris should never talk while riding. It
congests the head and takes away a great'
deal of the good of the exercise.
"One should be very careful on dls-,
mounting not to stand In a draught. On
returning from the ride, the underclothing
should be removed, at once: then a sponge
cr plunge bath would be found very bene
ficial and refreshing. A rab with alcohol
or witchhazel and a hot drink will expel
any feeling of fatigue. A short nap Is also
Dally Ride Beneficial.
"They beneficial effects of .cycling cannot
be too highly spoken of. Many ailments
can be cured by Judicious blcyde-rldlng.
All nervous troubles, torpid liver, anemia
and chronic rheumatism; in fact, there Is
no chronic a!lment-so severe that the per
sistent riding of a bicycle will not effect
a cure or palliate. The dally ride Is a
great "Jhinr. and If -a cold 'bath Is taken
dlrecjry afterward. It will be found to
have a'Salutary effect. I have only to re
cite the experience of two acquaintances
to prove this.
"Both took to cycling at the same time,
and "used to cycle In each other's company.
They rode for one hour each morning, and
in that time covered 10 miles. In. three
weeks one of the women, who was quite
stout, lost eight pounds, while the other.
who Is inclined to thinness, took on three
pounds. This merely proves what differ
ent effects may grow out ot Judicious bi
BRAGGED TOO MUCH.
nad to Pay 810 Duty to Uncle Sam
- on His Setter.
He was a dog-fanciersand hailed from
Toledo. Recently he had occasion to go
to Toronto, and while in the Canadian
city, says the Detroit Free Press, he pur
chased, at a bargain, a promising Eng
lish setter. At "Windsor, when the Cana
dian Pacific cars were loaded on the great
ferry-boats, .preparatory to crossing over
to the States, the owner-went forward
to the baggage-car to see his dog, and to
comment upon his virtues to the party of
trainmen and passengers that were admir
One of Uncle Sara's customs officers al
ways boards the ferry-boats on the other
side, so as to facilitate the work of In
spection when the train arrives." The In
spector on this particular ferry was him
self a lover of dogs, and he patted the
head of, the setter familiarly, as he made
a complimentary remark about it.
"You're rlcht there, my friend." said
the proud owntr. "He Is a beautiful dog,
and no mistake about It."
"I suppose you value him highly?" asked
the 'officer in an indifferent manner.
TVell, it would take considerable ot
.the 'long green" to buy him from me,"
was the boasting reply.
"Well. I'd advise you not to set too high
a price on any dog," hinted the officer.
"Say. man, don't you think that he is a
cur! It you do. you are greatly mistaken.
This dog. Is a thoroughbred, and Is worth
$S0 of any man's money."
The office: said no more, but when the
ferry arrived at the American slips, tha
man with -the. dog was requested to stop
Into tha customs office with tha setter.
I There they charged him 10 per cent ad va
lorem duty, and the value of the dog was
taken at-the boasting man's own figure.
Of course, ne swore ana stormea tor a
time. and. threatened to report every offi
cial 'Id the office, to the Treasury Depart
ment for presumption, but when he was
'through, he paid the duty asked and led
away his canine, with the realization, that
his (boasting, rather than his dog. had
cost him exactly SIS.
. - iCyellns In Vienna.
A Philadelphia, wheelman who recently
spent a year abroad says that Vienna Is
the most 'exacting place he struck. Hav
ing a vague Idea that they regulated
things, he inquired whether he would be
obliged to gefa license before' riding his
wheel In the streets of the Austrian capi
tal; and was told to apply at a certain
date, with his wheel, at a certain public
"When the day same, he found 10 or a
dozen wheelmen there on the same errand.
Each one, of them was required to ride
around the track. In order to show the
officials how fast he went when fast, and
if that was, too fast, the wheelman had
to' show that he could ride as slow
as the maximum city speed. Then each
one had to show how he would approach
a crossing, how fart he would cross on
his wheel; how fart he would walk and
roll his wheel up hill; how fast he would
walk and' roll his wheel down hill; In
fact, am'ost every conceivable emergency
was 'provided for
."I can. play chess, without chessmen ot
"PoohJ I've, played golf without golf
hose' and before I, knew" the dialect."
Indianapolis Journal. -"
PURCHASED BT HIS PHYSICIAH TO
FORCE BIX' TO .BXERClsE.
Keen Advertising Instinct of Fa
mous Publisher Induced Hint to
Bay His Fast Horses.
"So grand old Maud S. is dead! She
didn't survive her master by a great while,
after all." Thus mused Dr, Samuel. Hall,
of New 'Tork, recently, as he sat with a
Mall and Express 'reporter, ot that city,
discussing old times.
"t remember well the first driving Jiorsa
that Robert Bonner purchased," continued
the doctor. "To be more accurate. It was
I who purchased the animal for Mr. Bon-
ner. I was his family physician during
the 'SOS and. one hot Summer day. met
him on Broadway. He had been sobuslly
engaged with the Ledger, which he pur-
chased In 1S51, that I had. not seen him
for some time. "When I met him. I was
actually startled by the man's appearance.
He was well-nigh unrecognizable. Dark
lines showed under his eyes, and his skin
was pale and drawn, like the skin ot a
" 'Bonner.' I cried, 'wnat have you been
Cholly Nice doggte.
doing to yourself? Here, come Into tha
shadow. Tou'ro In an excellent condition
to suffer a sunstroke.'
" 'Oh, there's nothing much the matter.'
he answered: 'I'm simply worked out, try
ing to mako this paper of mine a go.
" That'll all!' said I. Well, that's near
ly enough to put you in your grave. Hero,
jump into this omnibus, and get a breath
Had an Emrnsement.
"'Can't do it. doctor,' he replied. 1
have an important engagement which
must be kept.'
" 'Bonner.' I persisted, gripping him by
the arm and detaining him. 'It's my duty
to tell you that you are killing yourself.
Tou must take a rest.' But in spite ot
the most direful warnings and strongest
Jlra-JatssOh. dear! Why didn't I rememtxr
where I lived before I cot this ekate!
peas, the Scotch-Irish In blra Insisted
on having Its own way, and he left me
not, however, until I had made him prom
ise to drive regularly In the country at
least once a week.
"To make sure that he would keep his
nromise. I bought an excellent roadster.
which cost.. I remember, 1330, and sent the
animal to Mr. Bonner. Shortly afterward
I met him out driving. His cheeks were
aglow, and, on recognizing me. he pulled
up alongside, and, reaching his hand to
me, said, -In great .enthusiasm: 'Doctor,
I want to thank you. I never would have
known the Joy of sitting behind a good
horse, had it not been for you.'
"Two or three months :er he bought a
span of Ironigray horses, for which ho
"From the time of this purchase until
his death. Mr. Bonner was the best-known
strictly amateur horseman in this coun
try. To gratify his taste for fast horses
he purchased some of the most celebrated
trotters In the world, but withdrew them
from the racecourse. Probably his great
est horses were Peerless, Dexter and
Maud S., marklug.-as they did, three dis
tinct epochs in the history ot trotting
horses In this country.
"In my mind," continued the doctor.
, "although Robert Bonner's purchases were
prompted for tha most part by an honest.
rsallTaforthorooghhTed trotters, there
Is no doubt that ha was the shrewdest ad
vertiser of his, day. "Whenever; he bought
a horse at a seemingly exorbitant figure,
the. Issue of every prominent paper in
the country, on the day. following, would
contain a description of the animal pur
chased, and, parenthetically, a very com
plete description of the New Tork Ledger.
Tha result was that for .every dollar Mr.
Banner gave to horsemen., he received the
amount a dozen times over in return from
the public, which was attracted to a man
who had the unselfish spirit and. gener
osity to practically pension the idols ot
the turf, by buying the best of them for
use In his own buggy. I have no doubt
that this clever advertising had murh to
do with bringing the Lesser before the
people, and its ultimate success."
EnsUsa.Team, Expected to Challenge
for Davis Cap.
It was practically decided, at a recent
meeting of tho council of the English
Lan Tennis Association, held In London,
to Issue an official challenge for the new
Davis International Cup. Dr. Dwight.
president ot tha United States National
Lawn Tennis Association, has been In cor
respondence for some time In regard to
"Tho only condition placed on the Is
suance of a challenge was that a represen
tative team of English players should bo
Civ? us your paw!
New Tork World-
secured to make the trip, and a commit
tee was appointed to get up the English
team and confer with the American au-,
thorities in regard to the details of the
The conditions attached to' the new
trophy require that the challenge be is
sued by May 1, In order to insure its ac
ceptance, and the English authorities are
pushing the matter energetically to get
the team made up by that time. The
names of the players on the two teams,
however, need not be given until two
weeks before the date set for the tourna
ment. I It Is probable that tha visitors wiU come
over here soon after the 'Wimbledon tour
nament for the English championship. The
international matches will probably be
held at Hoboken. N. J., duing the week
beginning -July 31. but the British visitors
are likely to stay for the championship
tournament at Newport. There is also a
plan on foot to hold a second unofficial
tournament at Tuxedo Park, near New
Tork, In September.
-KIXG KEXTEV'B LOST PCP.
Tribulations of a Portlandcr Over
His Dos of HlKh Decree.
Mr. Kenney, of this city, was the owner
of an esteemed cocker-spaniel pup. which,
it 19 claimed, was stolen from his home
by a colored porter on one of the Pullman
cars running from Portland to Chicago.
The animal wa3 carefully trained, a per
fect specimen of his class, and highly
prized by his owner. The officials of the
Pullman Company, at Chicago, when noti
fied, exhausted all means In their power
to recover the dog, but could trace him no
further than to Omoha. Mr. Kenney had
a porter of tho company arrested for tho
larceny of his dog, but tho court dis
charged the man, and he and the pup are
still at large. These lines, together with
$20 In gold coin, are respectfully dedicated
to the person, honest or dishonest, grafter
or grantor, deacon or devil, who will re
turn his dog to Mr. Kenney. No ques
tions will be asked.
The Cocker-Spaniel Pap.
King Kenney had a cocker pop.
For stealing which he had locked up
A crafty, cunnlag, colored buck.
-Who Kenney charged did steal hla pup.
This Pullman buck that, he locked up.
On trial denied he stole the pup.
And la defense he thus set up
The reason Kenney lost his pup:
"Had Kenney locked his curly pup
And not this curly" nigger up.
No doubt his, splendid rpanlel pup
-Would still be his to train and sup.
And this poor black and blameless buck
Would not be Jugged in this lockup.
Bat since he locked this nigger .up.
Instead of locking up his pup;
And since his pup did not turn up.
Tirh.en coin he put up for his pup.
It seema to me his Jig Is up
He's lost his nigger and his pup."
Now Kenney's Celtic Ire is up.
He swears he'll have his priceless pup.
Or blow the Pullman system up. '
He's studied long the downs and ues
Of friends who follow stealing' PUP.
And finds Jthat after life is up.
AH thieves co down, all pups go up.
This thief who stole his peaceful pup
May all with Joy his flowing cup.
But long ere ho the ghost gives up
He'll wish he'd dropped King Kenner'a pup:
For Kenney vows, with' both hands up,
While life stands In and he stands up,
He'U fin with bitterest gall the. cup
Of that black buck who stole his pup
Hid Das, his handsome cocker pup,
BOWLERS AND- BOWLING
VARIOUS MATTERS OF ISTEREST TO
FREQUENTERS OF ALLEYS.
Error In Score Affects Standing: ot
Two Championship Flayers
Notes and Comment.
Sixteen of the contestants In last
year's championship bowling contest par
ticipated in the .Interstate event this year,
and but six of them show smaller aver
ages than those made In 1S39. Buckman
shows a loss of J22 of a pin; Cole drops
from 46.10. to 33J2; Cauthorn's loss was
over 3 pins; Idlcman Is a fraction mora
than 1 pin lower than last year: Slgler Is
nearly 2 pins lower, and Bowes loses a
pin. The other 10 show gains over tho
previous jrear Tlnllng. ot Tacoma. tak
ing the lead, with a gain of 8 pins. Har
rison jumps from 33.73 to 42J2: Parsons
from 33.04 to 33.37; C. A. Burckhardt,
from 41.37 to 41.60; F. O. Burckhardt, 39.03
to 4L62; Churchill, 383 to 1LS3; Tousey.
36.53 to 36.62; Stceb. 36.12 to 36.60: Griggs,
36.12 to 3S.S7, and Mays, 34.75 to 33.42.
The percentage of centers is much less
this year than last, and this makes a
considerable difference In the scores of all
the bowlers. This Is brought about al
most entirely by the padding ot cushions
having been brought up to the 10 Inches
limit, and to some extent to the liberal
oiling of the alleys.
Error in Scores.
The Association bulletin, containing the
scores of the late championship tourna
ments, has been issued, and is being di
gested by the bowlers. It is more than
twice as large as any previously Issued,
and is complete in every respect. One
error has been discovered since the bul
letin was printed. It has developed that
a score of 67. made by C. A. Burckh'ardt
in tho games between Commercial and
Seattle Athletic Clubs, on the Commer
cial alleys, was erroneously credited to
Eckenberger. of the Commercial team.
while Burckhardt was given a 24 score,
made by Eckenberger. This changes tha
position ot these two in rank. Burck
hardt should appear in fourteenth placa
and Eckenberger in the nineteenth.
The error was In the scores as report
ed to the Association, and was made in
transferring totals from the club score
book to the summaries sent to the As
sociation. The error of 43 pins makes a
very decided difference In Burckhardfs
average, which should be 41.53, instead of
40.47. as it appears in the bulletin.
There will be a match bowling contest
between teams representing the T. M. C.
A. and the Oregon Road Club, at tha
alleys of the former. Tuesday night. It
will be merely a friendly contest, but
some fine scores are expected. The T. M.
C A, bowlers have had an eye on tha
Feldenhelmer trophy for a long time,
and. notwithstanding repeated failures In
their attempts, they arc persevering, and
expect, in time, to be able to land It. It
Is probable that another challenge will
be Issued within the next week.
Won by Three Pina.
The narrow margin ot three pins de
cided the Multnomah team tournament
Monday night in favor of Sydney, Zeller,
Langford and Holmes, who secured a
second winning of the medals, in a very
exciting and close finish. Cullison's team
made a sensational score in the third
game, which put that team in fine position
to win out. but In the final game all
except Freeman fell down, and last
week's winners pulled out a second suc
cessive victory. They will make a hard
fight to win "for keeps tomorrow night,
and several good teams will be on hand
to prevent It, if possible.
It will be a great dlsappplntment to
the bowlers of th Multnomah Club to
find that the bowling alleys will be dis
figured in the new house, by the pres
ence of a stairway somewhat similar to
the one which now exists in the present
house. This stairway has been the source
of a great deal of annoyance In the past,
on account of Its Interference with the
spectators space, and a number of In
effectual attempts have been made
have It removed. When It was found
that It was the intention to put a stair
way In the new alleys, a number of the
bowlers protested, and the building com
mittee, appreciating the wisdom of tha
suggestion, that the stairway be elim
inated, arranged with the architect to
have It placed outside the building, and
this action greatly pleased the bowling
It seems, however, that the architect
has since announced that the change can
not be made, and consequently the stair
way has been erected iccordlng to the
original plan. "While the new allej-3 will
be somewhat better arranged, in the way
of affording room for spectators, this
stairway will consume a large slice ot
valuable space, and will always be an
eyesore to the bowlers generally.
"WOMEX GOLF CnAMPIOXSHIPS.
It AV11I Be Played on Famous Shlnnc
cork mils Coarse.
The Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, acting
on tho suggestion of the executive com
mittee of tho United States Golf Asso
ciation, has decided that the champion
ship for women meeting shall be held
during the week of August 27-3L The
club links arp .situated cat- Southampton,
Long Island. :. V.. and consist of an 13
holc course and also a nine-hole one.
Tho club enjoys the distinction of be
ing the first incorporated organization of
Its kind In the United States. It was in
corporated in September, 1S31. General
Thomas H. Barber being its first presi
dent and continuing In that office until
1S36. S. C. Parish is now its president.
After Its, Incorporation the club built a
house which C03t 325,000. and which has
been enlarged and Improved since, and It
now owns 130 acres of land.
The active membership of the club Is S5,
and the list has been filled for several
years. During the season subscription
members are admitted, and this privilege
has been accepted by many golfers. The
links are considered by golfers as among
the best In this country; and many tour
naments, both amateur and professional,
have been held there.
The championship will be played over
the lS-hole white course. The distinction
of color Is given by flags marking each
course. The lS-hole course Is over three
miles in circuit, and consists ot many ex
cellent golfing features.
KIXGLY BRED FLYIXG FOX.
Derby "Winner, and Sold for the Rec
ord Price of lt)0,OOO.
Flying Fox, the Derby winner, which
Edmocd Blanc, of Monte Carlo fame,
bought recently for about J100.000. Is tha
direct descendant of some of the most re
markablo figures In the history of the turf.
About 30 years ago. the Duke of "Westmin
ster paid $70,000 for Doncaster. whose fa
mous aged son. Bend Or, is still the prop
erty of the prcsentDuke. Bend Ors son.
Ormonde, considered by many as tha
greatest horse of his time, was sold by the
Duke of Westminster to a wealthy breeder
in the Argentine Republic, and from him
pawed into the possession of "W. O'B. Mac
donough. of San Francisco, who paid $150,
ft for him. and took him to his breeding
farm in California. Ormonde's son. Onne.
la tha property of the Duke of Westmin
ster, but Orme's son. Flying Fox, has been
disposed of at the greatest price ever paid
for a horse.
There- were several bidders for the fa-
rmous horse, and the sale was. in that re
spect, different from the one when St.
Blaise was brought to the block. Charles
Reed, at that time, started with a bid of
I$K.0CO and secured the horse at that price,
and the animal Is now at Fair View stock
farm, in Tennessee.