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WALTER MILLER PROVES HIS VALUE. President Williams ,000 Colt Scores a Most Impressive Victory at Oakland. Oakland, fal.. April 24. -Walter Miller, the big brown Watercress l.ulottc colt that Thomas II. Williams purchased for .sts.lHHI to represent him in the iebhard Handicap and in which he was badly lieaten. redeemed himself in todays introductory inc.- for Ja italic* in i m Miner so convincing that horsemen at once inoclaimed him one of the heat ones of his age thai the present meet ing lias presented. Mr. Williams has two cracks. Firestone an I Waller Miller, which will be campaigned in New-York during the coming season and are expected to hold their own. The California Jockey Clubs president was not present to witne~s the youngster. -victory ||e is due to arrive from the east tomorrow. Oestoa and Butwell were a losing combination in I he lir-t. The De Annan colt was heavily backed at evens ami finished a bad last. This was the beginning of the slaughter of the favorites. The lirst four went down to defeat in succession and then Bedford and Cabin came along in the closing couple of races to relieve the tension. Bedford WOO his race after crowding the two leaders. Farl Rogers ami 1rimess Titania. The doable claims of foul lodged by I.ycurcus and Sandy against the winner were not allowed. The Steward*, however, lined .1. Hunter one hundred dollars and suspended him a week lor rough riding. Todays card was interesting and attractive. The weather was ideal and the usual big crowd was in atteadaace. Jockey Sandy continues to improve in his saddle work and after his skillfully achieved victory on George I. IfcNeai in the handicap at a in i It- and a sixteenth the crowd cheered liiiu enthusiastic-ally, j .lack Keene shipped Mansard, Red I.eaf. Wuerz barger, Baboo and Raconteur to New York last night with C. B. Im nulls horses. W. ;. Yanke has purchased Hugh McCowau from Dr. Bowel] for Sl.ito. Only an average card is offered for tomorrow afternoon, but the entries class well together, and with such horses as liiu llee. Husky, Kismet. Jr.; Otto Price, Halvestonian. Louise Fil/.uibhon: Silver Sue. Confessor. Covcrnor Ormau; Cloverland, In vader, Salable; Cadichon. Sun Mark. Talainunil: lavora, Orator tea ami Blevatioa likely to go to the post the sport of the day .should prove entertaining. 11. Foislaud.