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HANDICAP TO WATER LADY JAMES ARTHURS GOOD FILLY WINS FEATURE RACE AT PALMETTO PARK. Favorites Make Peer Showing and Layers of Odds Have a Profitable Day Joe Finn Accounts For Selling: Handicap. Charleston, S. C. December 7. Favorites were bowled over this afternoon at Palmetto Park with monotonous regularity and tlie layers had an extremely profitable session, Several of the winners found flood support from their immediate connections. This was particularly true in the case of Rroomsedge in the second and Joe Finn in the third. The sport was interesting and wholesome. Some of the dashes engaged the better class of horses here. Secretary Natnanson having provided a couple of handicaps. In the six furlongs handicap, Water I.ady was returned the winner over Undaunted witli the favorite, Harry Shaw, third. The winner ran to her best form and had a commanding margin over the others at the linish. In the mile handicap, under selling conditions, Joe Finn made a show of liis opposition and won with ridiculous ease over Sa.2h and Chartier. The favorite of the race, Good Day, was a distant trailer all the way and showed a decided deficiency in speed. Eleven two-year-old maidens opened the days proceedings and all came in for more or less support. The winner turned up in Voluspa. T. M. Green was regarded best in the second race, but poor handling brought about his defeat by Brooms-edge. Col. Ilolloway was supported with rare con-lidence for the lifth race, but when it came to the running he was always a distant trailer after suffering interference on the first turn when Dreyer steered Patty Kegan sharply across the others and caused a bad jam. The advantage that Iatty Hegan secured enabled him to win handily over Gallant Boy and Yellow Eyes. After tlie betting had proceeded for some time cuttyhunk, one of the carded starters in the sixth race, unseated his rider in his preliminary warmup and continued to circle the course nine times lefore he could be caught. His runaway resulted in his withdrawal and tile making of . a new book on tho race. Chas. F. Grainger furnished a surprise by vviuning in easy fashion over Beau Fere, with the fiwoiitc,"" Kodondo. third. Hugh McCarren tried to liritig off a coup in this race with Jacob Dunn, but the horse retired in the stretch as if a trifle short.. Jofkv G. Byrne left today for Mew York, where lie is to undergo an operation. Jockey Dreyer was suspended for five days by the stewards for .rough riding in the -fifth race. Corneraeker died this morning as a result of fever contracted while being shipped here. C. H. Ellison, who lias been confined to his room for the past few days with a severe attack of lumbago, was again at tlie course today. Hugh Fenny lias taken charge the of W. It. Mizell horses and will act as trainer of that establishment, succeeding John Naylor. Archie Zlminer purchased .Vncon from Al Hamel. Zimmer brought the horse south a couple of years ago and, after disposing of him to Hamel. Ancon changed hands several times, finally developing into one of the best sprinters here. J. S. Ownbey was an arrival today. He came from Chattanooga, where lie went to attend the wedding of ids sister.