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LOTZ NOB i
Tabor Goes Down to Defeat by Score of 3 to 0 It Was a Great
Game, Three Hits Off of Johnson Union Takes Third
Place From Manley 8 to 7.
The last day of the tournament
drew a great crowd, Tabor sending
their bunch of rooters to see the
deciding game between Plattsmouth
and Tabor. The weathr was Ideal for
a good ball game, each team won two
lames, this game this afternoon was
for first prize, each team had strong
pitchers. Tabor had T. Johnson of
the Nebraska City (Mink league),
one of the leading pitchers of that
league, playing professional ball ev
ery day. Plattsmouth had Lotz, the
best semi-professional pitcher In Om
aha. He has a good record, a great
head, and perfect control of the ball.
Everybody took an interest In this
game as it was one never to be for
gotten, and will go down on record
as one of the best games ever played
in Plattsmouth. On the toss up
Plattsmouth was at bat and Tabor in
the field and it was 2:30 p. m., when
Umpire Faber said play ball and the
game was on.
Plattsmouth defeated Tabor in the
deciding game 3 to 0. The game
was exciting throughout. In six dif
ferent innings, no player on Tabor's
side saw first base. The game was
played in one hour and forty minutes.
Lotz pitched an excellent game. He
had Tabor's batters at his mercy for
he struck out sixteen men.
Johnson for Tabor pitched a good
game also, striking out nine men and
in five different innings no Platts
mouth batter saw first base.
Herold caught a good game and
Mason and Beal got good catches in
The features of the game was the
batting of Peterson and Droege, the
pitching of Lotz and Johnson, and
the fielding of Mason, Beal, Droege,
Fitzgerald, Hall and G. Johnson.
Peterson got two two base hits.
Story of the Game.
First Inning Beal, the first man
up for Plattsmouth, grounded out
to Redenbaugh unassisted, Droege
walked, and stole second, T. Johnson
tried to get Droege on second, when
he made an over throw, the ball go
ing to center field, and Droege scored
the first run of the game. The crowd
went wild for a time as they were
rooting for Plattsmouth to win. Fitz
gerald fanned and McCauley ground
ed out to Redenbaugh unassisted.
Glen Johson was the first man up
for Tabor, he hit to Lotz who threw
to McCauley for the put out, R. John
son grounded out to McCauley unas
sisted, Redenbaugh struck out.
Second InnlngHerold got his base
on four bad balls but was stealing
second when put out, W. Shuffler to
G. Johnson, Peterson and Mason both
fanned the air.
Tabor at bat, W. Shuffler and Hall
struck out, Herold missed T. Johnson
third strike but he was out, Herold
Third Inning -Lotz bunted and was
out, W. Shuffler to Redenbaugh,
Bardwell struck out, Beal hits to sec
ond, and was out, G. Johnson to Red
enbaugh. For Tabor, J. Shuffler, Bartonr
and Hume took up their bats, only
to lay them down again, as they all
Btruck out in one, two and three or
der, for they clearly saw they were
up against something new in pitcher
Fourth Inning Droege out, Hume
to Redenbaugh, Fitzgerald struck out,
McCauley hit an infield fly, 0. John
son ran In and got it, and McCauley
G. Johnson out, Fitzgerald to Mc
Cauley, R. Johnson skied to Mason a
good catch. Mason dropped Reden
baugh fly and he was safe on first
but was out stealing, Herold to Fitz
gerald. Fifth InnlngHerold out, Hall to
Redenbaugh, Peterson doubled to
centerfield for two bases, the first
hit of the game, but was out stealing,
W. Shuffler to Hall. Mason struck
W. Shuffler fanned, Herold drop
ped Hall's third strike but he was
out, Herold to Mack, T. Johnson skied
to Bardwell who dropped the ball,
and on a bat throw in T. Johnson
landed on second, the first man in
Tabor's line up to reach a base. J.
Shuffler hit to Droege who muffed
the ball and he was safe on first
T. Johnson ran down to third and
was on his way home when Fitz
gerald got the ball, made a perfect
throw to Herold, who got his man
near home plate and T. Johnson was
Sixth Inning-Lotz struck out,
Bardwell flew out to Hall and Beal
flew out to G. Johnson.
Connors goea to right fitld In place
of Bardwell. Barbour hit to Lotz who
threw to Mack for the out. Hume
struck out, G. Johnson skied to Beal
a good catch.
Seventh Inning The lucky sev
enth was T. Johnson Jonah, Droege,
the first man up for Plattsmouth,
singled to center for a base and stole
second, Fitzgerald sacrificed to Red
enbaugh unassisted, McCauley reach
ed first when Redenbaugh muffed
his hit, and stole second, Herold hit
to T. Johnson who threw to W. Shuf
fler getting Droege at home plate.
Herold stole second, Peterson doub
led to centerfield for his second two
base hit, McCauley and Herold scor
ing on the play. Mason out, T. John
son to Redenbaugh two runs.
For Tabor R. Johnson and Reden
baugh struck out, W. Shuffler flew
Eighth Inning Lotz struck out,
Connors flew out to G. Johnson, and
Beal flew out to Hume.
Hall fouled to Herold, T. Johnson
bunted in front of the plate and was
out to Herold, Herold missed J. Shuf
fler's third strike, and on a bad peg
to first he was safe, but Barbour end
ed the inning by striking out.
Ninth Inning Droege fanned the
air, Fitzgerald flew to Barbour, a
good catch, and McCauley ended the
inning by hitting to T. Johnson who
threw to Redenbaugh for the out,
Tabor came to bat with visions of
a shut out, both Hume and G. John
son struck out, and Red Johnson end
ed the inning, and the game when he
flew out to Droege. Tabor did not
get a hit In this game. They must
have been in a trance, and saw the
vision of first money, only to wake
up and realize that second was their
place in this tournament. Tabulated
Beal, cf 4 0
Droege, ss 3 1
Fitzgerald, 2b. . .3 0
McCauley, lb. . . .4 1
Herold, c. . . . ,.. . .2 1
Peterson, 3b 3 0
Mason, If 3 0
Lotz, p 3 0
Bardwell, rf 2 0
Connors, rf 1 0
Total. . .28 3
H. O. A. E
3 27 7 4
G. Johnson, 2b. .
R. Johnson, cf. ,
YV. Shuffler, c. .
Hall, 3b 3
T. Johnson, p. . .3
J. Shuffler, rf. . .3
Barbour, If 3
Hume, ss 3
0 0 27 9
Score by Innings:
Platts 1 0 0 0 0 0
Tabor 0 0 0 0 0 0
Two base hits Peterson
Stolen bases Droege (2), McCauley
and Herold. Sacrifice hit-LFitzger-ald.
Base on balls off Johnson
(2), off Lotz (0). Struck out by
Johnson (9), by Lotz (16). First
base on errors Plattsmouth (1)
Tabor (4). Left on base Platts
mouth (1), Tabor (2). Umpire
Faber of Omaha. Scorer Gross
Time of game 1 hour and 40 mln
Union vs. Manley.
The second game of the closing day
was Union vs. Manley and was a
hard one for the scorer, for each
team changed their players in every
other inning. Union using three pitch
ers and Manley two. The game was
won by Union though Manley made
an uphill fight for it, but failed, as
Manley made the most errors.
The features of the game was the
batting of Kelthley, McKean, Graves
O'Brien, Krecklow and Fahnestock
Kelthley got a home run.
Story of the Game.
Union began scoring in the third
inning. B. Eaton, first man up struck
out. Case singled to center for a
base, Kelthley hit to centerfltld for
a home run, Case scoring ahead of
him. Lorenson muffed D. Eaton hit
and he was safe on first, Anderson
out. Keckler to Rau. Hall singled
to center for a base, Krecklow muf
fed Hall's fly and he was safe on
second, D. Eaton scoring. McKean
singled to center for a base, Graves
reached second when Rau muffed his
hit, Hall and McKean scoring, Graves
stole second and scored when Murphy
muffed. Bauer hit and he reached
first, B. Eaton ended the inning by
going out, Murphy to Rau. Union
batted around in this inning-six runs.
Union made two more runs In the
fifth Inning which won the game.
Anderson out, Jenkins to Rau, Hall
walked and went to third when Loren
son drorred Klepser throw to get
him stealing, Rau muffed McKean
hit and he was safe on first, Hall
scoring. McKean stole second and
sioied the winning run when Graves
doubled to center for two bases, but
was left there as Bauer flew to Loren-
son, and B. Eaton struck out.
Manley began scoring in the fourth
after Union won the game. They
started an uphill fight. Rau was
the first man up, got an infield hit
and was safe on first, O'Breln doub
led to center for two bases, scoring
Rau, Lorenson struck out, Klepser
bunted and was safe, O'Brien scor
ing. Graves muffed Case throw to
get Klepser stealing and he went to
third. Rockwell out, Case to D. Ea
ton. Krecklow Bingled to left for a
base, Fahnestock out, Anderson to D.
Eaton three runs.
Manley got one more in the seventh
Inning with two out. Fahnestock
doubled to center for two bases, stole
third, Keckler singled to center, scor
In Union half of the inning, Hall
fouled to O'Brien, McKean singled to
center for a base, Graves singled in
the 6ame place for a base, on an
attempt double steal, both were out,
on a double play, Klepser to Loren
son to Fahnestock.
Manley got three more runs In the
eighth inning, Rau flew to Bauer,
O'Brien singled to center for a basa,
Lorenson singled to left luT a case,
O'Brien going to third, Graves muf
fed Klepser fly, O'Brien scoring. Lor
enson went to third, Rockwell hit to
D. Eaton who threw to Kelthley, get
ting Lorenson at home plate. Graves
muffed Krecklow fly, his second er
ror in this Inning, both Klepser and
Rockwell scored. Fahnestock doub
led to left field for two bases, and
Keckler ending the inning by strik
In the ninth Jenkins went out, B.
Eaton to Hall, Rau out the same way,
B. Eaton to Hall. The game was end
ed when O'Brien struck out, losing
the game. As Union was ahead they
did not have to go to bat in their
half of the ninth Inning, the score
being: Union 8, Manley 7.
A.B. R. H. O. A. E.
Case. p. and If. .4 1 3 0 5 0
Kelthley, c 4 117 0 0
D. Eaton, lb.p.3b.3 116 5 0
Anderson, 3b., p.. 4 0 0 1 ' 2- 0
Hall, If., lb 2 2 1 8 0 0
McKean, ss 4 2 2 2 1 0
Graves, 2b., cf.. .3 1 2 1 1 3
Bauer, rf. ...... 4 0 0 1 0 0
B. Eaton, cf., 2b.. 4 0 0 1 2 0
Total 32 t8 10 27 16 3
A.B. R. H. O. A. E.
Murphy, 3b 2 0 0 0 1 1
Rau, lb 5 1 1 13 0 2
O'Brien, c 5 2 2 5 0 0
Lorenson, 2b. . . .3 0 1 3 2 2
Klepser, ss., p 4 2 .1 0 4 0
Rockwell, If 4 1 0 1 0 0
Krecklow, cf 4 0 2 0 0 1
Fahnestock.rf. 3b.4 12 12 0
Keckler, p., rf.. .4 0 1 1 3 0
Jenkins, ss 3 0 0 0 3 0
7 10 24 13 6
Score by innings:
Manley 0 0 0 3 0
Union 0 o 6 0 2
0 13 07
0 0 0 8
Two base Jilts Graves, O'Brien
and Fahnestock (2). '.Home run
Kelthley. ' Stolen bases McKean,
Graves, Lorenson (2), Krecklow and
Fahnestock (2). Sacrifice hits
Kelthley, D. Eaton and Graves. Base
on balls off Case (0), off D. Eaton
(0) , off Keckler (2), off Klepser
(1) . Struck out by Keckler (1), by
Klesper (1), by Anderson (1), by
case (4), by D. Eaton (1). Wild
pitches Klepser (1). Hit by pitched
ball by Case, (Lorenson.) Double
playKlepser to Lorenson to Fahne
stock. 1 base on errors Union (4),
Manley (2). Left on bases Union
(6), Manley (4). UmpireFaber of
Omaha. Scorer Gross. Time of game
Wants Out of Jail.
From Saturday's Daily.
Henry Creek, by his attorney, A.
N. Sullivan, has filed an affidavit in
police court under Section 28, of
Chapter 50, of the compiled statutes
of Nebraska, and a motion to dis
charge the prisoner, he having stated
under oath that he purchased four
glasses of beer from Andy Thompson
at Cedar Creek on the 7th day of
September, and the liquor intoxicated
him. Judge Archer has not been
convinced that the section mentioned
applies to the case, hence nothing
has been done as yet. Creek is serv
ing out a sixty day sentence.
Shopmen Kvprcs Ksteeui.
As a token of the very high regard
in which the late W. L. Pickett was
held by the men employed in the local
Burlington shops who were frequently
brought in contact with Mr. Pickett
In a business way, a pillow of beauti
ful cut flowers was procured by them
and sent to the rickett home yester
The ladles of the K. N. K., will
oullt at the Kenosha church all day
Thursday, Sept. 22.
Declares Dahlman ttie Mm
of Democratic Ticket.
SENDS LETTER TO CHAIRMAN.
Offers Service! to State Committee in
Coming Fight Thinks Longer Delay
on Hit Part Would Injure Party.
Alto Pull Off Populist Ticket Says
He Is Disappointed.
Lincoln, Sept. 17. Governor Shal
lenberger has conceded the uomlna
tion of James C. Dahlman for govern
or on the Democratic ticket; has tiled
his declination of the Populist noml
nation and has offered his services U
the Democratic state committee.
The governor came to his decision
not to go into court to contest Uk
nomination of Dahlman after the con
elusion of the recount in DougUu
county ami after a conference wit.,
some of his friends there. Several o.
the executive's close advisers luslsit
ed up to the Inst that he go into court.
When the official returns were re
celved at the office of the secretary o:
state they showed that Dahlman hai'.
secured the nom'narfon by 304 votes.
Before the state canvassing board had
an opportunity to meet the governor
asked that the votes be recounted ir.
fourteen counties. When he hearii
of this Mayor Dahlman asked that the
votes be recounted In forty-two cour
ties and invited the governor to Joa
with him in asking for a recount o
the entire state. The Invitation wan
The canvassing board began its
work while the Douglas county re
count was In progress, and the gov
ernor, with the assistance of Attorney
General Thompson, secured severa".
adjournments in order to wait for the
final report of that county. Three
members of the board Insisted that
county boards had no authority to re
count the ballots and signed the elrc
tlon tabulation, while the governoi
and attorney general withheld thel
tames. Then enme the decision o
the Douglas county district court tha'
the recount was legal. Since that tim
the state canvassing board has taker
no further action. By the recount in
the various counties Governor Shnl
lenberger gained 107 votes.
The governor in his statement says:
"While it is possible that I might
still hope to win the nomination In r
legal battle, because of irregularitie;
and technicalities shown in the re
cjount. In DouHns.cj2unt.Xk I do. ngt cr
for a victory that is to be won In tha
manner, and I think more of the wel
fare of the party and of the many
friends of mine, who are candidate?
this year, than I do of any personr'
ambition of my own, or disappoint
mcnt because of a seeming repudlp
tion of my administration."
ASK RATE INCREASE
Telegraph Operators and Rock Island
Employees File Petition.
Dos Moines, Sept. 17. Telegraph
operators and employees of the Chi
cago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway
company filed a long petition with the
state railway commission, asking that
the freight rates in Iowa be Increased.
They declare that it is for their In
terest to see that the railway com
panies are treated Justly in the matter
of rates in order that the companies
may prosper and that there may be no
reduction of wages.
In addition, the telegraphers claim
that the public of today is demanding
better service, better accommodations,
better everything In the railway line
than In the past, and that this de
mand makes It more expensive for the
railroads to operate than formerly.
The commission In reply to the
telegraphers stated that their petition
would be taken up at the Bame time
as the petition of E. G. Wylle of the
Greater Des Moines committee for a
reduction of freight rates.
ARMY ENGINEERS ARRIVE
Fort Leavenworth Officer! Preparing
for Military Tournament.
Des Moines, Sept. 17. For the pur
pose of making preparations for the
United States military tournament to
be held from Sept. 26 to Oct. 1, the
engineering corps from Leavenworth
arrived in Des Moines. The slgnul
corps will also arrive today and all
will go to ramp at the fair grounds.
Tomorrow the Thirteenth infantry
from Fort Riley is due to arrive. Tho
first of the troops to arrive were about
150 men, including guns and equip
ment, and composing battery 13 of thf
Fifth artillery. The troops marched
overland from their headquarters at
Aged Iowa Pioneer Dead.
Trnlrie City, la., Sept. 17. Stephen
Riffle, a resident of Iowa for over fifty
years, died at his home In this city
at tho advanced age of ninety one
years. Death followed an operation
Fowler Beaten for Congress. '
Plalnfleld, N. J., Sept. 17. Judge
William N. Runyon of Union county
was nominated for congress by the
Republicans of the Fifth congressional
district, defeating Charles N. Fowler,
a member of the present congress
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MARRIAGE OF MISS MABLE
DAVIS AND 1. FRANK COOK
Mrs. B. S. Ramsey returned Thurs
day from Weeping Water where she
attended the wedding of Miss Mabel
Davis and Mr. Frank Edwin Cook,
two of Cass county's most popular
The ceremony was performed by
Rev. J. H. Salsbury of Auburn who
used the ring form of contract. The
ceremony was performed on the lawn
flnder an arch of roses. The wedding
march was played by Mr. Richard
Cromwell while the wedding party
preceded by six young misses, pro
ceeded from the parlors to the lawn.
W. C. Ramsey of Plattsmouth acted
as best man while Miss Alta Foldell
of Des Moines, la., attended the
Light refreshments consisting of
Ice cream and cake and punch wai
served to the four hundred gucsti
The presents to the bridal pair weic
many, beautiful and costly.
Mr. and Mrs. Cook will reside near
Alvo In a home already prepared for
their coming. The Journal extends
congratulations and wishes the happy
couple long life and much prosperity.
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George Wiles purchased the Will
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tion at the Louisville garage last
Saturday, the purchase price being
$395. Here is a rase of a young man
who a few years ago owned one of
the best eighty acre farms in Cass
county. Volk got the automobile
fever and his automobile has been
sold to pay his debts. This Is only
one case In thousands that will be
recorded In- the next few years. Peo
ple are going automobile crazy. Nine
tenths of the fine touring cars seen
about the country are owned by peo
ple who cannot afford the luxury.
J. C. Peterson, Jr., of Ilavelock,
came in on the noon train today for
a Sunday visit with his parents. Char
ley has Just returned from a trip to
California where ho visited all the
points of Interes' including Los An
geles and Long Beach. At the latter
place he had the pleasure of meeting
all the people composing the I'latts
nionth colony, all of whom were de
lighted to meet him, who done all In
their power to make his visit a pleas
ant one. Charley enjoyed his trip
and feels much benefitted from the
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