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i I 1 NOTED STALLION BELVEDERE FALLS DEAD. Lo*xington. Ky.. February 14.- — Belvldere, the sire of the champion gelding. Salvidere. dropped dead this morning srMse being exercised under the saddle by his groom at J. B. Vileys Stonewall Stud in" WiMMlford county. Belvidere was twenty-four years old and was by Billet — Jaconet and the property of James Calway of New York. Inder the laws of Kentucky, the owners of stallions standing for public service are required to pay a license for each horse equal to the fee charged for one service. The first licenses for the ear were issued today by the county clerk to Captain W. Harry Brown. They are for Broomstick and Barry Hermann at 00 each. The committee appointed to make a selection of representatives to appear at the hearing of the Hart-Agnew bill before the New York -inlcs Committee in Albany next Wednesday, has not o ni-pleted its list. Charles H. Bcrryman said tills evening that the committee is in telegraphic communication with certain men who are out of the state at present, ami that by tomorrow he hoped the selections would In- made. At an auction sale of saddle horses lure today many of the seventy five animals disposed of Iru! thoroughbred ancestors. An average of $.;10 per head was obtained. It was one of the best sale- of the kind held here in years. Edward and Joseph Madden, after a trip of two months abroad with John E. Madden, their father, returned to Lexington. today and will spend a month or io at Hamburg Place. John K. Madden stopped off at Washington to inspect the horses he has in training at Benning.