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IN FUJI SWING.
Title Games In All Circuits From
CADET TAYLOR WRITES OF
PAST POLITICAL HISTORY
Two Day Meeting Planned to
DooM Whether H; Will Ba o!
Much Service to California!),
Bright Prospect For College Sea
son Which Opens Shortly.
PRINCETON ISWELL FORTIFIED
Puts Insurgents in Class With Liberals, Greenbackers and.
Be Held In February.
Populists of the Past.
CRM DRIVERS TO COMPETE
CLOSE RAGES ARE EXPECTED.
CAN GIVE NOTHING PHYSICALLY
REPUBLICAN PARTY OF TODAY
In New York Amateur League Several
Teams Appear to Be Evently Match
ed The Intercollegiate League Fight.
Ice hockey, that fast, furious and
brilliant national pastime of the boys
across the border, will from now on
until March occupy a conspicuous
place in the limelight of the sporting
world. In fact, Judging by the present
healthy condition of the sport and
large attendance at the games In New
York, nttsburg, Cleveland and St
1'aul and several other cities where
the game is played, besides that on the
different Canadian circuits, it surely
looks as if the strenuous ice game will
enjoy the most prosperous season it
has had in some years.
The uncertainty which exists as to
the ultimate outcome of the race for
the championship of the Amateur
Hockey league in New York tends to
add greater interest to the season.
Three of the five clubs which compose
this circuit have shown great ability,
and it is a tossup as to which of them
will win out.
The New York A. C. is even stronger
than it was last season, except In one
feature-Jlmuiie Sherriff still is firmly
ensconced In bis announced intention
of being a spectator and not a player
The Wanderers are more than 100
per cent better than they were last
year and have put what could probably
be termed an all Canadian team on the
Ice. The St. Nicks will be in the fight
right up to the finish and have shown
that the club which defeats them will
be going some. The other two clubs,
the Crescents and the Hockey club,
will furnish no end of opposition to
the three "best bets" and will be stum
bling blocks not to be overlooked.
All of these teams have had consid
erable practice, and their players are
in the best shape for a hard season.
Under such conditions and Judging
from the speed and fine play which
have been exhibited In several games
to date the caliber of hockey in the
league will lte of the best.
The fact that many of the sevens
have been strengthened by the secur
ing of the services of Canadian ama
teur players of the first rank indi
cates that the winners will have to
travel nt top speed throughout the sea
son. The teams which have been seen
in action thus far have nil shown
marked improvement over their work
of last year. They have solved many
of the more dlllicult features of play,
and New York is in for a siege of the
best hockey it lias ever known.
The intercollegiate league of which
Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Columbia,
Princeton and Cornell are members
holds another clement of uncertainty,
rrinceton Is the only one of the teams
to show marked weakness, but this in
a large measure has been eradicated.
Probably the best showing by uny of
the teams has been made by Harvard,
with Cornell next. All the teams in
the league have been practicing stead
ily since Thanksgiving day and are
in condition to play lively games and
maintain their ability to the end. The
campaign of the college boys will ex
tend until Feb. 10, eight games being
scheduled for New York, seven for
P.oston and one for Cambridge. Mass.
The recent visit of the Cleveland
and tin college teams to nttsburg has
stirred r.p renewed interest In the
game there. And there Is considerable
talk cf organizing n new league. As
there are quite a few players residing
in Pittsburg who were members of
teams in the Western Pennsylvania
Hockey league and who are more tlinn
anxious to get back in the game, it
looks as If the promoters would experi
ence very little difficulty In getting to
gether several strong teams. Among
these players are such stars ns McKay,
Donnelly, Strobel, Koch, Campbell.
Pay Robinson. Garnet Slxsmith, Mey
ers, P.rown nnd Itutledge.
Three Men Willing to Swim Rapids.
Three enthusiasts have expressed
their determination to try to navi
gate the Whirlpool rapids, below XI
agara fails, with inotorboats nnd try
for the prizes offered by John A. Pen
ton and others of Cleveland. These
pri::es ar.' a gold cup worth $r()0 and
$1,(iih) In cash. These three, who evU
deiitly hold their lives cheaply, are
.Iclin L. (Jlbney of Brooklyn. John
W. Kirk of Cleveland and Allan A.
IManchard of Oak Ilarlx. O. They
linve made formal entries. Thtvc- who
lire booming this affair say th.it n
llezen others have made inquiries and
will probably etger In the next few
veefcs. The committee to nmnage the
Mais will be named shortly.
Nov Heavyweight Pugilist.
Joe ChoynsU Is boosting a new
heavyweight. This man Is colored, and
his name Is George Cotton. He Is a
!)." pounder, and Choynskl says he
will make the best of the big ones
hustle In the near future.
Vacatlun For tho Eel, 2:02l4.
The Eel, 2:011V,, will not be raced on
tho ice this winter. The gray wonder
bus beeli barred In the free for all at
Ottawa; hence Ids vncatlon.
In Training Bouts With Corbett Jeff
Will Have to Go Easy Latter Needs
Several Rough and Ready Sparring
Partners to Help Him,
One dislikes tor take a desponding
view of things and at the same time
assail a belief that Is entertained by
bo many, but in view of all this jour
nalistic hullabaloo about Jim Corbett
training Jeffries for his inlxup with
Jack Johnson and Incidentally help
ing him reclaim the world's heavy
weight championship from the negro
one is forced to ask, "How and In what
manner can Corbett bring about Jef
In his day there Is no question
that Corbett was the cleverest and fast
est boxer in the ring. His footwork
was superb, and he was a great ring
general even if he didn't always main
tain a cool head. But those sterling
qualities of the boxer of a decade ago
can be of no possible help to Jeffries
today, who is to do battle with the
best black man that ever pulled on
glove nnd oue who outstrips Corbett
himself In his palmiest days.
It should be borne earnestly In mind
that the Intent of this article is not to
take nway anything from Corbett, to
question his nblllty as a trainer and
his wisdom ns an adviser or to impugn
his motives In gratuitously volunteer
ing to work with Jeffries. The Inten
tion Is to destroy in the minds of Jef
fries' unthinking admirers the false
hope thnt Corbett can fit him physical
ly for the coming match and assist
hlra materially In regaining the title
ho relinquished nearly six years ago
The sum and substance of It is, Cor
bett simply can't.
Corbett has nothing he can give Jef
fries. Advice? Perhaps he might b
able to give him a point or two. But
it isn't advice Jeffries needs at this
stage of the game. Physically there
is absolutely no way in which ho can
help Jeffries. Corbett will be forty
four his next birthday. He started
fighting twenty-five years ago. It will
be seven years in August since he en
gaged in his Inst bout the one with
Jeffries on the const. His showing In
that bout scarcely cculd be called up
to the standard. It is proverbial that
Jeffries actually outbqxed him in that
contest. Even if he attempted to box
with Jeff in training It would be detri
mental rather than beneficial to the
latter. It would be necessary for Jef-
fl M COIUIF.TT, WHO WILL HELP JEI- F TBAIJt.
files to "hold back." because, soft ami
out of condition as he Is, Corbett would
thit be physically able to stand any
Lard slumming. To last uny length ut
time the training bouts between Jef
fries nnd Corbett would have to be
'easy," and It Isn't the light and nlry
form of exercise that Jeff requires.
What he does need Is a pile of out
Joor running t. Improve his wind and
harden the muscles of his legs.
In the sparring time what Jeffries
noi-ds Is tho rough, slambuug article.
th kind Corbett cannot give him. By
Indulging In bouts of that description
Jeff can "li t everything go." If he
were forced to hold back it would not
only throw him out of his hitting
stride, but affect his judgment i f dis
tance as well. He wants to be handi
capped in no way when he's boxing.
The benefit will be derived when li
can tear in 'and slam away to I. Is
heart's content, righting power and
nliillty to hit truly are the things lie
likely will strive for In the gymna
s,nni. If he boxed lightly he could
not improve his eye, became bitting
In an "easy" bout and banging in a
"hard" one are two different proposi
tions. Everything with hi-ii must be just
exactly as it will be in a regular fi Jit.
In fact, it would not be n bad idea if
lie engaged in throe or four actual
fights in the training quarters. There
are men who could be secured, and it
would give It Im a line line mi himself.
Then If he found iinv weak Doluis
j he'd l:iv einplo Unie to strengthen
j them. lbugh. bard, strenuous work
t that Is t in story. And thai is why
I .Tim Corbett. decent fellow that be Is
nnd sincere In his ititenth im to help
Jeff In every possible wny, can be of
very little help to him.
Cornell's New Athletic Field.
Cornell's new $100,000 .uthletio Held
Is expected to he ready by next fall.
f 8& J
Return of Denniston, Fifty Yard Record
Holder, Pleases Tiger Men Schmidt
Will Help Yale Men Penn and Har
vard to Meet In Tank.
Followers of aquatics In the Inter
collegiate Swimming association are
Jubilant over the prospects for the
coming season. Though several of last
year's stars have been lost to the col
leges, a splendid array of talent has
reported to several captains, and as a
result the outlook for a successful sea
son Is extremely bright. Despite the
loss by graduation and the eligibility
rule, reports from the members of
the leagues show that plenty of new
material has reported, and the indica
tion for a record season is good.
Trlnceton especially will be well
fortified. Captain Denniston is pleased
with the men who are practicing dally
in the tank. The loss of Wheaton
Chambers, the 50 and 100 yard cham
pion of 1909, will be keenly felt, but
sulllcleut good material is available to
make up for this loss. E. E. Dennis
ton, the present fifty yard record hold
er, has returned to college alter a
year's absence, nnd after rounding into
his former form he will bo one of the
most formidable men In the league
at Chambers' distances. With Cross,
who as a freshman reeled off 1 minute
4 seconds for the century last spring;
Battles, Orr, Greene, Dawson, Gosnell,
Johnson, McWilllams and King to se
lect from, a splendid team will repre
sent the Orange nnd Black.
McWilllams probably will be one of
the best plungers of the season, as ho
has repeatedly cleared sixty feet and
more. With these men as ndditlont
nnd Bamman, Wilson, Lawrence, Ha
een, Parke, Janeway, Woehr and Rau
man as a nucleus, the team should be
of high caliber.
Yale will be as str&ngly represented
as last year. Richards, Purcell, Howe,
Church, Winslow. Stoddurd, Reld,
Grant, Hughes. Hyde and Gordy are
all expert swimmers and should not
have any difficulty In leading the Ells
to victories. In addition to these vet
erans, the Elis will have Karl Schmidt,
the crack New York A. C. amphibian
who captained the C. C. N. Y. team
DE.NMSTON. CAPTAIN OP PUINCKTOS
last year. He will undoubtedly be
Yale's best nt the short distances.
Pennsylvania has lost several of Its
stars, among them being the clever Do!
rymple, who competed in the sprints
and diving nnd plunging contests
last season. The team, however, has
much new material and expects to be
well up in front when the season staris
on Jan. '2'2, Shryock. the present Inter
collegiate furlong champion; Anthony
the Philadelphia crack who won th
middle Atlantic, loo yard champion
ship; Sylvester, (irahaui. llaus, Hop
klnson and Yerkes are the most reli
able men of those who are practicing.
Pennsylvania has won the champion
ship four out of live times.
Harvard, though without the serv
ices of Mi-rrlam. last, year's water poio
captain, lias a good Ntring of candi
ilatos In. the field. Ili.-e, liccil, Iloyt.
l.add. Hooper, Hendorsou and Jose are
folic of the men trying for the swim
ming and water polo teams. The YA'ilh
hmtous. Lot of whom an- foothaii
players and expert swimmers, will
likely report. Culler, who holds the
S'jn yard ivenrd will not report, as he
is out for the crew.
it Is now likely that Penn and Har
vard will meet for the tirst time since
V.iiiii. w hen the athletic relations be
tween the Institutions were severed.
Penn has been forced each year to for
feit to the i.'rhnsoii. The swimmers of
neither team are disposed to forfeit
their meet this year, and pressure is
being brought on the authorities to per
mit tho meet to be held. .
Strsng, Oldfield, Robertson and Bur
man Among the Many Who Will Be
on Hand Long List of Races on
Now that it bos been definitely de
cided that there will be no Florida
beach races this winter nor any In
Savannah, Ga., the only big iheetlng
chcduled to bo held will take place
In New Orleans on Feb. S and 6.
The two day carnival will be held
during Mardi Gras week and gives
promise of furnishing some of the
best exhibitions of motor speed con
tests the Crescent City has witnessed
since the inauguration of the automo
bile carnival, which terminates the
great French festivities.
The program, which has Just been
announced, heralds sensational racing,
and the events are sufficient In num
ber enough to attract the motor world.
The race list is made up of twelve
events. But only one of them may be
classed as even a near long distance
race. That one is tho fifty mile race,
open to all stock chassis classified as
to piston displacement
Tho other events are of the sprint
variety, ranging from five miles to
twenty-five. Severn! other contests
will likely be added to tho program
before tho opening day of the meet
ing. The second half of the card will
be concluded on the following day.
Whllo the distances of the events
are in no way near those held at auto
races in the north, thnt fact does not
have a tendency to decrease the inter
est among speed pilots over the ap
proaching competitions. New Orleans
can boast of only a small track, and
many enthusiasts claim that auto
track meetings are much better than
road races as far as the spectators are
concerned. In an Inclosed track the
spectators say they can see the con
testants In action all the time, where-
LOUS 8TBANO, FAMOUS ACTO DKIVER.
as in a good road contest tho cars are
lost to view most of the time.
The program includes the following
Five miles, for itock chassis, Id to 234
cubic men piston displacement.
Ten miles, for stock cIiqshIs of all kinds,
open only to amateurs, chauffeurs, me
chanics and nonprofessional drivers.
Twenty miles, for stock chassis, 301 to
Co piston displacement.
Five miles, tree for all.
Ten miles, free for all handicap.
Twenty-five miles, for stock chassis. In
three classes-hil to i:X piston displace
ment, 301 to 4'.0 piston displacement, 45C
to Goo piston displacement.
Ten miles, stock chassis, 301 to 4u0 and
4C1 to C00 piston Milacenient.
Five miles, nmatrurs, slock chassis.
Twenty tulles, froo for all.
five miles, Now Oi leans championship,
open to local curs.
Ten miles, frco for nil handicap.
one hour or fifty miles for all stock
chnssls classlth-d as to plcton flisplnco
nuiit. l'ealnrs' purge to first threo men In two
d.iys' raohiK; decision on points, each first
cnantlng live, conil.' thieo nnd thirds
Kach year the iniuii:f.u tiirers have up-l-i.ircd
to take tm Itu-iiinliiK lr.'.'".-cst In
II . i races, but tho conlval Is h'-M more
fi)-.- the spectnti rs' pleasure than front an
rn.ioniobilo ad ci tlhln.; viewpoint.
Among the faiiioiu drivers who are
c;ecled to take part at tin? two day
tin et are the following:
I'.ariiey Oliltield. Lewis Strang, Louis
t'l.evrolet, I'.ob r.urnian, (leorge ltol
cr 'son, I! ay Han'outi. Jack Altkeu and
United Sintci end Cancda to Clash.
Canada's champion Inierprovlnclal
Ilugby team may Journey to Syracuse
next season to meet tho University of
Cornell eleven in an exhibition foot
ball gaiiio, one half of which will be
played under Canadian and tho other
under American rules.
No Change From the Days
"I am just starting for California to.
make a brief visit," said Cadet Taylor
"and ns interviews have recently been
printed as representing the views of
quite a number of my good republican
friends I would like to break into the
columns of The Heo long enough to
state how things political look to me.
In 1872 'liberal republicans.
'free sivler' republicans,
"Those of us who realize if wc do not
acknowledge the fact, that old Father
Time hud been on our tmck.cannot for
get political wars of the pust, nor the
record made through nil these contests
by the grand old republican party.
Through stress of battle the name has
withstood the assaults of nil comers,
and the prefix has gone a glimmering.
"In other words the name republican
without any prefix stands for just the
same things us it did when our great
party put Abraham Lincoln (of my na
tive state) in the White House. In a
spasm of excitement many good repul)-
licans wore carried off their feet by the
'liberal' craze in 1872, which was in
fact nothing but a fight on Cieneral U.
S. Grant; the 'greenback' fad in 1878,
the 'free silver' bubble in 181)0, the
populist' scheme in 1894 (which was
a second fiddle necompnnimcnt to Mr.
Bryan's free silver tune), and all arc
now btirlfd in one common grave, with
room for one more.
"Time rolled on us it always does and
mark the result. The more cool, con
servative, level-headed, but misguided
republicans returned to the republican
THE NEXT MOVE
A MILITIA COMPANY.
Chance lor Plattsmouth to Get
a Company In the National
There is a chance for Plattsmouth
to get u company in the Nebraska
National Guard if (lie matter is taken
up at once. It is not often that such
an opportunity is open and it would
be well for everybody interested to
talk the matter up nnd see what can
be done. ,
The encampment this year will be
held at Fort Riley in connection with
the government tnanoiivers and it will
mean a fine thing for anyone who is
interested in mililnry adiairs to go
there and enjoy the outing.
It is true that there is sonic hard
REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD bUY
First The roids are good. Thev won t t good when thu sprtn. thaw
comes. You'll tjavn trouble then In getting your bulldinie material home.
Second This Is tha best tlm to ifet ready tn hulld. Ton should order
your material now and engage your :arpentra. Tba lattur will all be busy
when spring opens up.
Third There Is sum to be an advance of from 12 to $1 per thousand
feet on lumber a little later Wer not trylnjt to frighten you or force you
Into buying. This Is an honest conviction, based upon experience and
close observation. We have never deceived you In a forecast of this kind.
REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD
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THE SAME AS IT ALWAYS WAS
of Abraham Lincoln and
fold-thc party of their first love-while
the more radical went into the demo
cratic ranks. From past experience is
it now plainly evident that theso'prcfix'
republican movements are nothing but
recruiting stations for tho democratic,
party, and republicans should not be
"In this year 1910 wc have another
new brand. They call themselves 'in
surgent republican8,whatcvcr that may
meun. Orginally it meant those who
wanted to have more liberal rules in
the house, a movement which had my
sympathy. But failing to convince a '
majority of the house which makes the
rules, it was turned into a personal war
fare against Speaker Cannon, who only
exercises the power given him by a
majority of the house, and no one can
question his loyalty to the republican
"Now the "insurgent" craze has
gone beyond Mr. Cannon, and is se
lecting ns lambs to be led to the slaugh
ter republicans, tried and true, in
various states. In Nebraska just at
this time, Senator Hurkctt seems to
be the especial target.
"The prosperity of the country is
going along very well with the wise and
experienced hnnd of William II. Taft
on the helm of the ship of state. Every
thinking man realizes that he is a con
servative, conscientious, well equipped
statesman, and loyal republicans
should stand firm in support of an ad
ministration w hich is sound to the core
and stands for conservative measures
which will eventually result in bringing
aimut just what tne people desire in
their own interest."- Omaha Bee.
work in connection with a compnny of
this kind, but the experience gained
will help a whole lot in the future.
Resides it is a good advertisement
for the city to have a company of the
state militia nnd everybody ought
to take hold of the matter. The
writer has put in nine years in the
Nebraska National Guard and he
knows that the benefits drrived there
from both personally and to a town is
wotrh a grent deul.
Anyone interested in the matter
please call at this office.
Miss Foster Returns)
ML.8 Mary Foster, County Super
intendent, returned last evening from
a trip through the county. She
visited the schools nt South Rend nnd
Louisville, and conducted examina
tions of about thirty teachers at
Weeping Water, Friday and Saturday.
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