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AT BEN LOMOND
MEN OF ACTION.
Th Story of a Perilous Rcu Expe
dition In Alaska.
In the rush for Alaskan gold men
did not forget to be ready to help
the unfortunate. Tho author of
"Trailing and Camping In Alaska,"
Itannor In Uhlrh Riff FpllfM Mr. A. M. Powell, narrates an inci-
I.IUIIHU III iiiiiwh u.6 vnviij -I . ii i n.,lirr,l f Yaldes. Tho
place was overcrowded with pros
pectors and miners, food was scarce,
and there was a good deal 01 sick
ness. Manv had como over tho
glacier, and others had lost their
lives in tho attempt.
A dog team galloped up and
stopped in front of the only pre
tense of a hotel at Valdes. Tho
night was dark, as the northern
winter nights always are when the
moon is not shining. Tho dogs im
mediately lay down, almost ex
hausted from their long trip, and
Is Training Pleases Fans.
WILL HE BE OVERTRAINED?
(From Monday's Dally)
Miss Maude Nickless was a trav
eler on a morning train bound for Omaha.
Mrs. W. W. Coatrs is in the city
for the day spending the time with her
John Patterson went up to Omaha
this morning to attend to some auto
Followart of Californian Se Nd of
Older Head In Training Camp What
Jeff's Daily Task Is Like Former
Champion Faithful Worker.
D. Nawksworth made a day's pil
grimage to Omaha, expecting to return
ionic this evening.
T. 0. Wilson was one of the-day's
cullers in the Market town traveling
there this morning on the 8:15 train.
By TOMMY CLARK.
If Jim Jeffries does not succeed In
defeating Jack Johnson at the Emery'
Tllle race track July 4 It will not be th(J tff0 men wero goon 6urrounded
the fault or any numan Deing. jem , itwlll;r;n,T fr.Vmla. Ona of tho
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pugilist that ever engaged In a cbam. "hat do you think, fellows?
nlonshln battle. Everv Dosstble means Just this 6ide of Sawmill camp we
within the power of man Is being used passed a woman who was pulling
Mrs. A. G. Roman and daughter
Ielen made a day's sojourn to Omaha
expecting to return home this evening.
a sled on which was her sick hus
band. We remonstrated against the
undertaking of crossing the glacier,
but she replied that they might as
to bring Jeff back to his old shape,
Nearly all the great fighters that he
has beaten are willing to contribute
their bit to the big fellow's success In
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tide of fight left In Jeff will be brought U1 l"CiU a TJ V '
tn thp Biirfnpp as n meani certain ueaui 10 tauu,
But-and this word Is very slgnlO- Our dogs could only pull our outnt,
cant Is It the assistance of thest and there wasn't grub enough for
great old timers that will bring honu &t so we wcre compelled to leave
tne money ror me jenries xoiiowera: thcm Th w b t th(J j t tim
Will any exclusive Instruction In thr
art of boxing help Jeff come out vie
torlous? At the present time Jeff's
training corps Is composed of Jot
Choyuskl. l?ob Armstrong, Farmer
Burns, Billy I'apke aud Sum Berger.
Tho opinion seems to prevail that
JeffrleR Is in need of some older bend
to map out his training, and there Is
some fear being expressed by his 1
friends that he may Injure himself by
working too violently nt this early pe-1
rlod. So far Jeff has rounded to
shape In a manner that was gratify
Ing to even those who never llgured
ber tonight, and if somebody docs
not go to their rescue they will bo
dead by this time tomorrow.
A man stepped out from the
crowd and said:
"I'll go for one. Now, who else
has a good dog team to splice in
"I'm your huckleberry," an
It was 3 o'clock in tho morning
before they had made their selec
tion of dogs and were ready to start
his being nble to go through a severe 0n tUat hazardous trip.
course of training work.
However, tho recent stiffness whiot
he has felt In his limbs after exerels
ing brisKly lias caused anxiety nniong
r 1 .l'4 '
2 f wyi
JEFF KETl'KNINU FUOM LONG RUN ON I10AD,
his admirers, and now there is a how
for some veteran like Billy Delaney
or Billy Madden to oversee his train
Ing. While Berger Is a useful man to
the champion, he Is a young fellow
who does not know the hner points ol
training an athlete like some of the
Jeff has always been a hard, faithful
worker when In training, but iu thlt
case It's going to need more than tht
hard work to keep the big fellow from
leaving all his fight on those nioun
lain roads around Ben Lomond. II
Jeff makes any mistake this time Iu
may hurt himself worse than the ue
pro can hurt him.
There Is another thing a camr
should have single head, one mat
whose word l law to tho fighter and
to every one else. At present Choynskl
Is superintending the training. I'rettj
soon Jim Cor hot t will blow along, and
there will be three of 'em, to say notu
Ing of a large bunch of conlldentlal
advisers, aud there will be Jealousy Id
the camp and bickerings, and poor old
good natured Jeff will be sitting help
lessly In the middle of plots and coun
terplots. This won't do. If Jeff cannot
pet Delaney, why not try Billy Mad
tlen? Billy Is a veteran of the day
when training was a cruel thing, tht
days when a man "dried out" befon
his fight, a renl drying out. which iefl
not an ouuee of perspiration in th
whole body. He has bandied manj
fighters and made few mistakes witl
them in their training.
Jeff has lnld out a dally schedule,
which he intends to follow strictly un
til his battle with the negro. He rlset
at 6:30 a. m. and takes a cold batb
and a rundown. Then he takes a brisk
walk of at least four miles and returns
In time to have breakfast at 8. Host
for one hour, then takes light exercise
in the gymnasium and Is ready foi
handball nt 10 a. m. Shortly after he
Is ready for a climb over hills and u
run of eight or ten miles. Has lunch
nt 1 p. m., then takes one hour of rest.
At 2 o'clock he starts boxing, wrec
king, bag punching, rope skipping and
(mother workout on the road until &
p. m.. then n bath and a rubdown,
flipper nt (i p. m., three hours of lei
sure and to bed nt A n'rlnrk.
"There goes the best dog team
in Alaska and driven by the bes
two men on earth!" exclaimed i
man as they turned a corner and
The trail was easily followed, ami
soon tho nine miles of level bench
wcre passed. Tho speed slackened
only when they were ascending the
summit, which they reached by 1
Down, down the steep descen
they plunged, and by 1 o'clock wero
oil tho glacier and skipping over
level ground, the poor woman
had pulled the sled until she was
exhausted and had sat down beside
her husband. She was bidden to
seat herself comfortably, while they
fastened the two sleds together.
Soon they were bounding away at
such a rapid rate of speed that the
woman wept for joy. When they
recrosscd the summit the whole
range was "smoking" and the wind
was sending the fine snow along the
"Twenty miles to town, and it
can never catch us," said the driver.
Townsmen anxiously waited and
watched the trail. As the team
rushed up they were surrounded by
eager, helping hands. They wcre
saved by men not of good inten
tions only, but by men of instant
Linivgston Ritchey was in Omaha
a short while Saturday night, return
ing home on the late train the same
J. W, Larken was a business caller
in the AiarKct town tins morning,
coming back to his work later in the
Mr. C. E. Wescott and wife took the
north bound Burlington this morning
for a short pleasure trip to the met
Mrs. J. C. Brandon was among the
morning passengers on the early Om
aha train today, going up for a short
stay in the city.
Mrs. M. A. Ilowland left on on.1 of
the early trains of the day, expecting
to make a brief stay with friends in
Mrs. William I'allance departed this
morning for the metropolis where
she will be the guset at the home of
her daughter Mrs. Henry Tartsch.
Will Robertson returned this morn
ing 'from an over Sunday visit with
friends in the metropolis.
Miss Nettie Jirousek was among
the Plnttsniouth callers in Omaha
today going up this morning on No.
jjjj ALVO X
Miss Nellie Haggerty of Lincoln
was a guest at the home of R. A.
Stone Saturady and Sunday.
Marie Stroemer spent Sunday at
Mrs. George Sheesley returned from
Weeping Water Saturday after a
week's visit with relatives. '
Daniel Rosenow of Omaha visited
at the home of his brother Chas.
Rosenow several days last week.
Guy Parccll returned to Lincoln
Everett Friend of University Place
spent Monday and Tuesday at Mrs.
Mary Sinners. N
Charlie Jordan was a passenger to
Mrs. J. II. Stroemer and Mrs. Ed
Stroemer drove to Elmwood Wednesday.
Ella Wolfe left for Overton Neb.,
Monday where she intends to stay
the rest of the summer.
Mesdanies II. E. Casey, C. M.
Keifer, II. Whitney, Paul Johnson,
E. Slides were Murdoek visitors
Ray Parcell and Margaret lletic
of Elmwood were married in Lincoln
Thursday April 14.
Mrs. J. E. Parcell and son Ralph
were visiting relatives in Lincoln from
Friday until Monday.
Clay Foreman and Josie Hole at
tended the dance in Murdoek Friday
I. P. Rouse drove to Wabash Wednesday.
Da!.' Boyles came down from Lin
coln Wednesday and spent the day
at the home of his parents S. C. Boy
Sheriff Quinton of Plattsmouth was
in town Wednesday.
Wilsic Dunmitt of Boone County
and Herman Dunmitt of Lincoln are
visiting relatives around Alvo this
J. II. Stroemer made a business
trip to Eagle Tuesday.
George Cook spent Saturday and
Sunday in Plattsmouth with rela
tives. J. R. Wileoekson was a passenger
to Lincoln Friday evening.
Mrs. M. E. Bell was among those
who left on the early train for Omaha
Miss Kathleen Ilockstrasscr de
parted this morning for a trip to Lin
coln taking the 8:15 by way of Omaha.
Mrs. J. Schulhoff and two daughters
were travelers on the north bound
Burlington today spending the day in
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Taylor were
in the city yesterday from their home
in Union signing up for the day at
the Perkins house.
Miss Hazel Cowles spent her regu
lar over Sunday visit with her parents
in this city leaving this morning to
resume her work in Omaha.
Murt Finish the Game.
In a small country town there
once lived a couple of young fellows
who had gone into partnership in a
barber's business, and in order to
pass the time one particularly dull
afternoon Tom proposed to Dick
that they indulge in a quiet game
of "nap. The quiet game went on
hour after hour, 'and vhen the
shades of night had fallen for some
time neither of them noticed that
a customer had entered. Ho sur
veyed them in silent contempt for
some few minutes.
"Sorry if I interrupt," ho said,
acidly, at last, "but I'm in a hurry.
Which of you fervid sportsmen is
going to Bhave me V
Tom looked over the hand which
had just been dealt him. Then, in
a voice full of suppressed excite
ment, he said :
"Just one moment, sir. Wait un
til we see who owns this shop?"
Why Savages Turn In Their Toes.
In the first place, the foot natu
rally takes that position when it has
never been confined by boots or the
.Tiklo distorted by high heels. Con
venience is also on the 6ido of the
natural position of the foot in the
case of the savage, for he has to do
much walking through long grass
and undergrowth in forests. Con
sequently his progress would be
much impeded if he turned his toe3
out to catch these obstacles instead
of brushing them aside and out
ward, as he now docs. Lastly, the
savage uses his foot much moro as
a help to his hands than wo do, and
it is obvious that in doing this he
ttinat turn bin inoa in
Mrs. George Lushinsky ami two
daughters Grace and Edna left on
the 8:15 train this morning planning
to spend the day with friends in
Mrs. C. L. Herger is in South Om
aha going up on the early Burlington
today for a few days visit with Mrs
Matthew Spader a former resident
Mrs. Z. L. Bittlecom and daughter
Bernice returned to their home in
Havelock this morning after making
a short visit in this city at the home of
The Burlington section gang is
busy this morning in the south end
of the yards lifting a big box car from
its trucks and placing it near the tracks
to be used as a tool house for this sec
tion of the road.
X WABASH X
Mr. Win. Pool and wife of Lincoln
came in on the 9:40 train Wednesday
and went out to their home place
which is occupied by their son Clar
Mr. Tailor Richards from Lincoln
was in town Wednesday and Thurs
Mr. J. . Staton is unloading a ear
of household goods here this week.
He sold out his businesss in Lincoln
and came back to his old stamping
ground, is doing the station work
at the present time.
Mr. Bosworth met with quite an
necident Tuesday while helping un
load a ear accidentally fell out of the
car, backwards striking on his head
and shoulders as lie is a heavy man
he struck the ground very hard
causing him to be very absent minded
for some time. A doctor from Elm
wood was called and the old gent soon
resumed his work.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Copple of Alvo
spent a few hours in town Friday.
The Royal Neighbors are prepar
ing for a box social to be held in the
Woodmen hall April 3()th, (evening
They will also have a good program
and lots of fun. Come everybody
md have a good time and help the
idies to get money to buy a carpet
for their hall.
Miss Lydia Squires is contemplat
ing going to Laramie, Wyo., next Mon
day, May second.
Henry Sass of Lonisville was in the
city today on business and made this
office a call.
Dr. and Mrs. Roy Dodge of Lincoln
are in the city, visiting at the resi
dence of George Dodge.
A new baby daughter ids the latest
report from the residence of Henry
Hirz at the Bestor farm west of town.
George W. Shrader and George S.
Ray both from Murray precinct, were
in the city today attending to business
MrR. J. E. Bunch and two children
from Fort Crook were Sunday callers
at the home of her mother Mrs
CASTO Rl A
Bryan Elder In Church.
William J. Bryan was ordained an
elder in the Westminister church at
Lincoln, yesterday, Sunday. His or
dination and installation as a mem
ber of the cabinet of thechurch makes
him eligible as a delegate to the pres
bytery, the church senate or even the
highest governing body, the general
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Everything neat and
clean and a good place to
go for your SUNDAY
DINNER. Board by
the week. Lunch counter
Open All Night
Center ol Block Between 4lh and 5th Sts.
THE TAILOR'S SONG Y
Fit out at Frank's get a suit up to date,
Right in the -fashion -of woolens first rate.
A suit that will fit goods sound as a bell,
No outside shops will fit you as well,
Keep track of Mac's good value he sells.
Mac builds good clothes garments all neat,
Chicago's ready made agents cannot compete.
Examine his line and prices all through,
Look him up for a suit, saves money for you.
Reliable goods, all through his line,
Order a suit for the on coming spring time,
You find value for money here every time.
A press report says as a
the revival meetings conducted by
Rev. W. A. Sunday in Youngstown,
Iowa, over 1,300 persons have been re
reived into the Methodist churches of
Mr. and Mrs. L. II. Karnes made
a combined business and pleasure
trip to Omaha today, expecting to re
turn to their home on one of the even
Mrs, Frank (Jobclman joined her
husband at Nebraska City yesterday
to roli'brntc the occasion of their
third wedding anniversary.
Miss Jesse Drost of Murray is mak
ing a short stay in the city as a guest
of Miss Ina Davis.
PLAN EARLY FOR
YOUR SUMMER TOUR
Pacific Coast: From June 1st, low round trip excursion rates to the
Pacific Coast, and on special dates April to July, still lower Coast Excursion
Yellowstone Park: All indications point to a larger number of Park
Tourists during the summer of 1910 than ever before. The tour rates are
very low, and include attractive diverse routes through Colorado and Salt
To the East: Special rates will be in effect to eastern cities and resorts.
Definite announcements should be made within the next thirty days.
Rocky Mountain Tours: Tourist rates during the summer to Denver,
Estes Tark and Colorado resorts, Hot Springs, S. D., Sheridan and Uanchester
Wyo., for the Big Horn region, Cody (gateway for Holm's personally con
ducted camping parties through the park), Thermopolis, Wyo., the coming
wonderful Hot Springs resort (railway completed July 1st).
Homeseekers Rates: First and third Tuesday for investors and land
seekers through the newly developing sections of the west.
Get in touch with the nearest ticket agent, or with me, and let us tell you
what you want to know.
W. L. PICKETT.Ticket Agent, Plattsmouth, Neb.
L. W. Wakely, G. P. A., Omaha.
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