April 10, 2003

READY APRIL 10TH. 37

Spalding's Minor League Guide for 1889
--AND--
College and Amateur Club Annual.
--CONTAINING--
The Statistics of the Championship Contests of the Season of 1888
--OF THE--
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION, CENTRAL LEAGUE, WESTERN ASSOCIATION, TRI-STATE
LEAGUE, SOUTHERN AND TEXAS LEAGUES, NEW ENGLAND LEAGUE, CALIFORNIA LEAGUE,
etc.
--ALSO--
THE OFFICIAL AVERAGES
-OF THE--
AMERICAN COLLEGE LEAGUE, THE INTER-COLLEGIATE ASSOCIATION, MAINE COLLEGE
LEAGUE, NEW YORK STATE LEAGUE, AMATEUR LEAGUE, CHICAGO AMATEUR LEAGUE

--TOGETHER WITH--

The Revised National Agreement for 1889 and the New National Code of
Playing Rules, Schedules, etc.

PRICE 10 CENTS.

PUBLISHERS:

A. G. SPALDING & BROS.
CHICAGO.--------------------------NEW YORK.

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A TOUR OF THE WORLD,

as made by

SPALDING'S AMERICAN BASE BALL TEAMS.

A Complete and Interesting History of the Great Trip of the

CHICAGO AND ALL AMERICAN BASE BALL TEAMS,

From CHICAGO to SAN FRANCISCO, to the SANDWICH ISLANDS, to NEW ZEALAND,
to the AUSTRALIAN COLONIES, to CEYLON, INDIA, EGYPT, THE HOLY LAND, and
the great Cities of EUROPE, is being compiled by

HARRY PALMER,

The Official Scorer of the Tour, and will be placed in the hands of the
publishers immediately upon the return of the party to America.

The volume will consist of from 400 to 450 pages, and will be profusely
illustrated.

Seldom, if ever, has the tour of the Globe been made by so large a party
of Americans. The public and private receptions tendered them at every
point have been most brilliant in character, and the trip has abounded
with humorous and interesting incidents, which every American, whether or
not he be a lover of the national game, will enjoy.

The first edition of the book will be limited. Orders for the same will
be placed on file, and the book sent by express to any address C. O. D.,
charges prepaid, and with the privilege of examination.

PRICE:

CLOTH, $3.50
MOROCCO, 5.00

ADDRESS ALL ORDERS TO

HARRY PALMER,
Care Evening Journal,
CHICAGO, ILL.

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FROM CHICAGO, EAST AND SOUTH
take the
PENNSYLVANIA LINES,
PITTSBURGH, FT. WAYNE AND CHICAGO RAILWAY,
(Fort Wayne Route.)

to Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Harrisburgh, Washington, New
York, And All Eastern Points,

and the

CHICAGO, ST. LOUIS & PITTSBURGH R.R.
(Pan Handle Route,)

to

Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Louisville, And All Points South,
and Pittsburgh, and All Points East.

JAS. McCREA, Gen'l Manager, E. A. FORD, Gen'l Pass. Agt.,
Pittsburgh, PA.

C. W. ADAMS, Ass't Gen. Pass. Agt.,
Chicago, ILL.

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MICHIGAN CENTRAL


"The Niagara Falls Route."

[Illustration: SOLID VESTIBULED TRAINS]

Solid vestibuled trains run over the Michigan Central, "The Niagara Falls
Route." between Chicago and Buffalo. These trains are not only equipped
with the finest Wagner Palace Sleeping-Cars, but are made thoroughly
complete by having Vestibuled Dining, Smoking, First-Class and Baggage
Cars, and although constituting the famous "Limited" of the Michigan
Central, carry all classes of passengers without extra charge. These
trains carry through vestibuled Sleeping Cars between Chicago and New
York, via New York Central & Hudson River Railroad, and between Chicago
and Boston, via New York Central and Boston & Albany Railroads. The
eastbound "Limited" also carries a through Sleeper, Chicago & Toronto (via
Canadian Pacific), where connection is made with Parlor Car for Montreal.
Accommodations secured at the Michigan Central Ticket Offices, No. 67
Clark Street, corner Randolph, and Depot, foot of Lake Street, Chicago.

ASHLAND
M.LS. & W.RY.
ROUTE

The Milwaukee, Lake Shore and Western Railway.

THROUGH PALACE SLEEPING AND PARLOR CAR LINE

-BETWEEN-

CHICAGO and MILWAUKEE, and APPLETON,
WAUSAU, and ASHLAND, the GOGEBIC,
PENOKEE and MONTREAL IRON and
MINERAL RANGES, HURLEY,
IRONWOOD, BESSEMER
and WAKEFIELD.

THE DIRECT LIKE TO DULUTH,

And the Manufacturing Centers and Lumbering Districts of Central and
Northern Wisconsin, SHEBOYGAN, MANITOWOC, KAUKAUNA, APPLETON and WAUSAU.
Special Inducements and Facilities offered for the Location of
Manufacturing Establishments. Close Connections at Ashland and Duluth for
Northern Pacific and Pacific Coast Points.

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SPORTSMEN:

The best Fishing and Hunting in the Northwest is reached by the ASHLAND
ROUTE, and Excursion Tickets are sold at reduced rates during proper
seasons.

For MUSCALLONGE, BASS, PIKE, and other varieties, go to the Eagle Waters,
Twin Lakes, and Lake St. Germain, Tomahawk and Pelican Lakes, and all
headquarters of the Wisconsin River.

For BROOK TROUT, go to Watersmeet, Great Trout Brook, the Brule, the
Ontonagon, and Lake Gogebic.

For BLACK BASS, go to Lake Gogebic, the best Bass Fishing in the country.

For MACKINAW TROUT, LANDLOCKED SALMON, go to Island Lake, Black Oak Lake,
Trout Lake.

Send to the General Passenger and Ticket Agent for Descriptive and
Illustrated Publications, Maps, Folders, Game Laws, Time Cards and General
Information.


C.L. RYDER, General Agent.,
114 Clark St., Chicago.

ERNEST VLIET, Gen'l Pass. & Tkt. Agt.,
Milwaukee, Wis.

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Chicago and North-Western Railway.

OVER 7,000 MILES
Of steel track in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota,
Nebraska, Dakota and Wyoming, penetrates the Agricultural, Mining and
Commercial Centres of the WEST and NORTHWEST

The Unrivaled Equipment of the Line embraces Sumptuous Dining Cars, New
Wagner and Pullman Sleepers, Superb day Coaches and FAST VESTIBULED TRAINS

Running direct between Chicago, St, Paul and Minneapolis, Council Bluffs
and Omaha, connecting for Portland, Denver, San Francisco and all Pacific
Coast Points.

ONLY LINE TO THE BLACK HILLS

For Tickets, Rates, Maps, Time Tables and full information, apply to any
Ticket Agent or address the Gen'l Passenger Agent, Chicago, Ill.

J. M. WHITMAN,
General Manager.

H. C. WICKER,
Traffic Manager.

E. P. WILSON,
Gen'l Pass. Agt.

OFFICES:

MINNEAPOLIS OFFICE--13 Nicollet House, and C., St. P. M. & O. Depot.

ST. PAUL TICKET OFFICES--159 East Third St., Western Ave. Station,
Palmer House, Grand Pacific Hotel, Wells Street Depot.

DENVER OFFICE--8 Windsor Hotel Block.

COUNCIL BLUFFS TICKET OFFICES--421 Broadway, at Union Pacific
Depot, and C. & N. W. Railway Depot.

OMAHA TICKET OFFICES--1401 Farnam St., and U. P. Depot.

MILWAUKEE TICKET OFFICE--102 Wisconsin St.

DULUTH, MINN.--112 West Superior St.

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PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS

VIA THE

Burlington Route
C.B.& Q.R.R.

FROM CHICAGO, PEORIA OR ST. LOUIS TO ST. PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS, CONNECTING
AT MINNEAPOLIS AND ST. PAUL FOR ALL POINTS NORTHWEST. TO COUNCIL BLUFFS
AND INTERMEDIATE POINTS IN IOWA, OR TO OMAHA IT IS THE POPULAR LINE. TO
CHEYENNE IT HAS A DIRECT THROUGH LINE. TO ST. JOSEPH AND TO ATCHISON OR
KANSAS CITY IT IS THE DIRECT LINE. TO DENVER

IT RUNS THREE DAILY THROUGH TRAINS FROM CHICAGO, TWO FROM PEORIA, AND ONE
FROM ST. LOUIS.

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Tickets via the Burlington Route can be obtained of any coupon Ticket
Agent of connecting lines.

P. S. EUSTIS,
Gen. Passenger & Ticket Agent, Chicago.

THE CHICAGO AND ALTON R.R. IS THE ONLY LINE RUNNING PULLMAN VESTIBULED
TRAINS

--TO--

KANSAS CITY AND ST. LOUIS.

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Palace Reclining Chair Cars and Ladies' Palace Day Cars Free of Extra
Charge.

Pullman Palace Buffet Sleeping Cars, Pullman Palace Compartment Buffet
Sleeping Cars, Palace Dining Cars, and Smoking Cars.

For Tickets and all information call on or address

R. SOMERVILLE,
City Passenger and Ticket Agent,
195 SOUTH CLARK STREET,--CHICAGO, ILL.

GRAND UNION PASSENGER DEPOT,
Canal Street, between Adams and Madison Streets

CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL R'Y.

Electric Lighted Vestibuled Trains to St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Finest Dining Cars in the World.
Through Sleeping Cars to Denver.
The route of the first "Golden Gate Special"
Excursion Tickets to Colorado.
Excursion Tickets to California.
Everything First-Class.
First Class people patronize First-Class Lines.

Ticket Agents everywhere sell Tickets over the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul Railway.

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SEASON OF 1889.
BASE BALL POSTERS,
WINDOW HANGERS,
Colored Score Cards,

Again Adopted by

The National Leape and All Principal Associations.

Inclose 25 Cents in Stamps for Sample Set of Twenty-Four Designs.

JOHN B. SAGE, -- Buffalo, N. Y.

The Pullman Buffet Sleeping Car Line

--between--

THE WINTER CITIES OF THE SOUTH

--and--

THE NORTHWESTERN SUMMER RESORTS,

THE MONON ROUTE GIVES

CHOICE OF 21 INTERESTING TOURIST LINES

VIA

Chicago or Michigan City to Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Louisville Burgin,
and the South.

For further information and descriptive pamphlets of Fishing and Hunting
Resorts, etc., address

E. 0. McCORMICK, Gen'l Passenger Agent.

186 Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill.

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THE INTER OCEAN

IS PUBLISHED

EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR

--AND--

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The Sporting Hews and Dramatic Departments of the INTER OCEAN are the
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ADDRESS

THE INTER OCEAN,

CHICAGO

The Inter Ocean gives a Prize of $100 to the person or persons guessing
the correct standing of the League Clubs at the end of the season. For
blanks apply to the Inter Ocean.

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