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NOTES OF THE TURF. Serpent, the sire of Hands Around, sold for ,»0O a a yearling. Flower Dcllis, the dam of Jocund, has been mated witli Orlando. Mamie Worths Btat foal i at her side at Ham burg Place. It is a black colt by Ogden. It. T. Wilson. Jr., has Mexican and a select hand of broodmares at La Belle farm in Kent inky. V. V. Harden lias arrived at Sheepshc;n| Lay from Nasnville with his stable "t a dozen liotnta. Woodford lays Outcome, wliicb was retired to the Rininyiiiede Stud last winter, has Ik-cii mated with Star Shoot. la racing v. n Carey carries his tail high and has ; habit of --witching it «»casioually. Henry Watteraaa Aoea the same thiag. Viola Belle, the two year old sister to Hellehaa, belOBSlag to George 11. Whitniy. v lii.li was in the stable of Walter Grater at Lexington, has hceu turned out until fall. The young brother of Hcrmis. which was bore at The Meadow Stud in Kentucky a few aajri ago. is a ohcMnut of Hcrmis shade and has a white Striped thee and one white hind foot. There are six foals by Ltliolbert at Perry Belmonts Bone Haven Stud in Kentucky. Three Of the eleven mares moled with ICthelbert slipped their foal-- and the oilier two were barren. General Slierman. while being worked at Sueeps head Lay Wednesday moniin-. dropped dead. He xas 1 thice year old black colt by Sir Dixon -Duchess of Montrose, and las.t M*SOa raced in the silks of the Delaware Stable. He had not raced this season. j I J— j It is customary to draw for post positions at the eastern tracks forty five minutes before a race. Consequently uli.u a horse is added to a stake after the drawing it takes the outside position, as was the case with Senator Clay in the Dunton Stakes. William T. Harbaum. aged fifty seven, until three or four years ago a bookmaker at the eastern tracks, died at his home in Macon. Ga.. last week after .1 brief illness. He was for years the peacemaker in the ranks of the Metropolitan Turf Association and was familiarly called "Harmony Bill" by the members of that organization. The New York Breeding Bureau lost a good horse when Jacquin was taken out of a selling race at Aqueduct by Robert Tucker. D. C. Johnson, who had lost faith in Jacquin. because of his crippled condition, had decided to present him to the Breeding Bureau. Jacquin is a typical horse for the pur poses of 1 lie bureau and his ailments are not such as would affect his stud qualities.