Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, March 23, 1890, Part II, Page 9, Image 9
THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE PAET II i , 9-16 , NINETEENTH YEAE. OMAHA , SUNDAY MORNING'MARCH ' 23 , 1890.-SIXTEEN PAGESNOIBEU 272. MORSE DRYGQODS CO. SHANGHAI VICHY SILKS $ i .00. These arc decidedly the novelty of-the season. They can be washed over and over again , still retaining their beau tiful colorings and lustre , arc 22 inches wide and $ i a yard. CHINA SILKS , Si. We arc showing an unusually large variety of these most ser viceable Silks , our own impor tation. The styles are confined exclusively to us , and arc the most handsome we have ever shown. 27 inches wid e , $ i a yard , CHINA SILKS , 47c. Monday morning we offer about 100 styles in China Silks. They are worthy your atten tion , as we shall sell them at * 4/c. They arc 19 inches wide. BLACK SURAH SILKS,650 We call your attention to this number , as it is of excep tional merit. ' We placed our order previous to the advance of raw silks , and give you the benefit of our purchase. 19 inches wide , 65c a yard. BLACK SILKS , S9c. We ask you to compare this , silk with any that you have seen at § i. It is rich and lus trous , measures full 19 inches wide , and is the best value for the money * AVC . have ever ' . . ' jf' * - : * - ' * offered/ ' " THE LOCAL WORLD OF SPORT A Breezy Lot of Base Bail In- tolligonco. LINDSAY AND GILMORE MATCHED AVI I il Fowl Sliooclns AVh.it tlic Wheelmen are .Doing ( V Iloiut Unco Challenge- Miscel laneous Compendium. Superintendent Harry PJxpatlatcs. Director Harry McCormick , who ii doing u iood deal of the gouoral hustling for the local management , spent quito the whole of yesterday out ut the ball park superintend ing the work that Is In progress tbero. "What are you doing out thcro , any way , Harry I" was tbo query put to him last even- Ing."A "A little of everything , but I tell you wo are going to have the old park in dandy shape by Acrll 10. We've Just finished an eu- tlro now outside fence , nnd a force is now at work repairing the inside fence and tbo buildings. The diamond Is also being filled in with good screened loam , and packed with a 5,500 pound roller. Wo are going to iluivo It as bird nnd smooth as the surface of n billiard tablo. Particular ii.tlns is being taken with the base patns , us it is my idea to do everything that is pos- slblo to help the boys along in thior base running. " "Done anything elsol" "Yes , wo'vu got back the corner that was fenced In last season , you remember the bleachers called it the cow-pen , It is in tbo northwest corner. Well , wo have purchased the use of that space again and the old sym metry of the grounds will bo restored. The outfield , too , Is to bo improved , ull the cav ities and undulations rolled out smooth nnd the grass kept just so long through the entire - tire reason. "Ground keepers ! I'm going to bo oupor- intendent myself , but under mo I will have two mon , Henry Mack and Dennis Mc- Faddon , and you bat your socks thing ] will bo kept in proper thapo out tbero this summer. The grandstand will bo Bwnpt aud dusted every moaning , and pcoplu cuu rest assured of every convenience und accommodation that can ba furnished. "Going to have u now bulletin board ! " "Yes. and a dalny ; ouo bie enough to bo oecn. It will be put beyond the bleachers cast ot first huso , and during the game the struggles going ou abroad will bo bulletined by innings. Wo will have a ticker right tliero aud a telephone too. " "Will you arrange for any additional seat ing acconimodatlotul" "No , them U plenty ot scats for ull , but wo are going to put In backs to all the scuts tn the grand stand , which 1 think will bo u vast Improvement in the way of comfort for our natrons. " "Yes , wo intend to niako nulto an extra demonstration on the opening day. Big parade , band , open air concert , Hags , pea nuts , red lemonade everything , m fact , that goes with u rcguiar , first class gala occa sion. " "No , there will bo no ladles' days this sea- ion , Wo have concluded to do away with that feature , aud Instead admit ladies all season to all parts of the grounds for 25 cents. Good thlnir , don't you think ! " "Yes , that certainly ought taluduco a coed Attendance of ladies. And. by the way , there uro many ladles In Omaha who uro becom ing very much Interested and very much up in the great sport. " Indeed there Is. I know of ono , EurC , " HO'H Jloen to Iloitou. Secretary Kd O. Hrundt returned Friday from Kunsas City , where be bad boon to consult the president of the cowboy * with reference to toe opening championship "What have they to ay in 1C C ! " asked TUB UK * icribo. "Oh they Bay they have the only tfam In MORSE DRY GOODS CO BEIGE PLAIDS , 6oc. We will show Monday morn ing a large assortment of very stylish and handsome checks and plaids , in all the newest shades and combinations. This cloth is specially adapted for early spring wear , is all wool , 40 inches wide and 6oc a yard. TAMISE CLOTH , 75c. This is a beautiful fabric and must command your attention. We have all the late shades amethyst , pistachc , sage , cop per , etc. , etc. Eastern fashion journals speak of it as the fash ionable "weave" for the coming season. Full 38 inches wide , 75c a yard. DRAP DE ALMA , 5oc. We have just received 32 pieces of this cloth , which has superseded the old reliable cashmere. Every piece is a different shade , and at this price , 5oc , cannot last through the week. FRENCH CHALLIES , 6oc. Our second shipment of these beautiful fabrics has just been opened , and in design are richer and more unique than our previous lot. Freres , Koechlin & Cie confines all these patterns to us for this city. We invite you to call and examine them. FRENCH WRAPPER FLANNELS , 75c. The deman'cl for French flan nels every year is on the in crease. For this season we have imported an unusually large quantity. Cashmere effects , Persian figures and stripes are the prevailing styles , and will be much used for wrappers and blouses. the asuociation , of course. Tlioy nro not only going to win the pennant , but are coins to take the scries with every team in It. In fact they are Just simply going to oat up tne the \vliolo outfit , grounds , grand stands , fences and all. " "And that's there bluff , is ill" "That's it. You ought to hear 'em slug. Hums , the poet , who looks like an image burnt in clay , says wo can't have one of tbo ilrst thico games down there , and but cue of tbc opening scries hero. They are not going to ullnw DCS Moiucs or St. Paul a game dur ing the whulo season , but haven't made up their minds what they will do with Minneap olis , Milwaukee anil Sioux City. They made 1110 sick. You never heard such egregious rhodoinontade " "Hold up there , Mr. Secretary , what's that what kind of language is that ! Isn't that a little rich for a common , nvoryduy , oaseball secretary egregious rhodomontado. Whewl" "Well , that goes. " \ ou know I spent a couple of weeks in Boston last fall , and if you don't know what it means you'll better hunt up Carl Smith and ask him. " "Hut ynu are not going to let those greasy cowboys beat and rhodouiontudo us botn are you ! " No , you bet your papilionaceous wings we are not. We'll kill 'am. " linyH Makes n Mistake. W. A. Hays , one of Omaha's now pitching corps , put In a couple of days last week geese and duck shooting up the Plattc. Ho got into nn adjoining slough the first day out that was literally swarming with tnudhous , and shot away all his ammunition before ho discovered thut they were unlit for table use. use.Bays was standing In the mud and rcoas up to IKS waist popping away at these sorry creatures , when a small boy with u "Zulu" and a yellow purp happened along and In quired : "Suy , mister , what you shootln' 'om scoots furl" "Scoots , you little imp ; those are mal lards , " retorted the ireful twirlcr. "Well , you Jist get hold o * ono an1 smell Mm an' you'll learn sunkin' . I toll you they Is scoots , fcesh ducks , and the worsted kind o' fecah ducks at that. You hu'in't got very tjood sense , mister. " "Well , you get out of this or I'll illl your fundamental basis with a load of No. 5s. " growled Hays , and the boy with his Zulu and his dog vanished. Hays then pulled himself out of the mud , and made a sneak for Valley. That night ho luId In a fresh stock of shells utid spent the next day on i bar In tbo Plutte , bagging ono duck and live Canudas , Omnhn's Hnso Ituuner. ? . "How is the Omaha loam fixed for base runners this season , Manager Leonard. " "Well , while wo haven't aa extraordinary baso-rnnning nine , thcro are a number of first-class runners among them , and wo corn- pro favorably in this line with any of them , barring pmuaps Milwaukee. " "Now there is Canavan , Willis Krarns , Walsh and Strauss , " continued the man ager , "what's the matter with tboin ns base runners , Canavun Is very fait and very heady , while Willis , by the exercise of a little - tlo bolter Judgment , would bo u star. Kearns , while not extra speedy , is a careful , long-seeing follow , who never allows an op portunity for a good start to pass by unimproved. Ho is very foxy on tbo lines. Walsh is both fast and cautions , and with anything Ilka a fair show of luck would steal as many bases as the next one. They tell ino bora that Willis steals third oftouer than any man in tbo as sociation. " "That bfl docs , " "Miuo limes Is too bltf to bo much of a suo- ccs * as a purlolnor. However , ho has the best of Judgment und goU tbero as often as could bo expected of a heavy weight. Oh , wo are not deficient In base running by any moans , ai wo will demonstrate to your satis faction after the season opens. 1 be balance of the team , those whom I have not men * tioned. I feel uro will do their best and that' * all I shall expect. " "Base running Is a meat factor in winning ball nowadays' ' "Yes , indeed , u much o as any other MORSE DRY GOODS CO LADIES' HOSE i5c FAST BLACK. The color we guarantee to be absolutely fast black. They are not regujar made but have finished sciims and have both double sole , heel and toe. At this price 150 they must sell rapidly. LADIES' FRENCH RIBBED HOSE FAST BLACK. IQC a pair. These arc 7 and i ribbed , fast black , will not stain die feet or clothing and arc also double sole , heel and toe.igc a , pair. CHILD'S HOSE. We bought all the manufac turer had of this Child's Saxo- laine Hose. They were for merly sold from 55c to 850 a pair. We offer them this week , si/jes 5 to 7 inches at 25c , and 7 toS in. at 35c a pair. LADIES' GUAZE VESTS AT 35c. These come in low and high neck , sleeveless jersey fitting , silk bound and pearl buttons. We offer them at 330 LADIES' JERSEY RIBBED VESTS AT 38c. High neck , silk embroid ered neck and arms , jersey ribbed and perfect fitting , all sizes i , 2 , 3 and 4. KID GLOVES. Our annual-importation of spring shades in .Suede and Dressed Gloves , have been re ceived and will be placed on sale tomorrow morning. feature of the play , and I intend to do every thing within my power to facilitate this very work tor my men. We will have an excep tionally fiuo diamond and tno boys will bo cautiously coached from the bench. " It Is Captain Tom Kcarns. ' How about n captain for thn coming sea son ! " Manager Leonard was asked. "I have selected my man. " "Have you any objections to naming him i" "Xono at all. It is Tom Koarns. " 'Has ho the stuff in him ! " "I think so. Ho caotamcd the Portland , Me. , team in ' 86 and did tbc work excel lently. He has about all tbo essential quali fications , has good ludcuicnt and discrim inatory powers , is nervy , full of push and a rattling good coacher. " "Just what sort of a fellow is Kcartis what sort of a player ! " "Ho is stoutly built and muscular , Is a coed even hitter and always in earnest wben at work. Ho has averaged somewhere along about .2SU In his batting for tbo past four years. Is quite intelligent and very much of a gentleman. " The Upcnini ; Gnino. The entire Omaha team will bs hero by Tuesday night and the next day , if the weather is auspicious , will all assemble at the park for their first united practice. The first regular iratno that will bo played on the local crrounds will occurr next Sun day , the club being divided into two teams and arrayed against each other , with Kearns and Cannvnn the respective captains. The complexion of these two nines will bo as fol lows : Kearns1 Canavan's Team. Positions. Team. McConncll Pitcher Bays Morun Catcher Erquabart Andrews First nines Kearus Second Canavan Walsh Short Thaycr Cleveland Third Strauss Willis MUldlo Bird Baldwin Kl ht Clarke Funning Left Camp This will make two good teams and a line game may ba exoected. Andy Uu-ick'a Opinion. Andy Cusick , the old Philadelphia catcher , bus a good opinion of young Bays , with whom ho has been practicing for tbo past ten days. "You think ho will do , do you Andy ! " "Yes , I Until : ho will come round in good shape. His curves are good and then ho has admirable control of the ball , a very neces sary thing in effective pitching. " " \Vhat is his best ball ! " "A high drop. Ho sends It like n shot about ou a line with the batter's eyes , but just as It reaches a hitting distance it takes a sudden downward shoot right over the Plato. It is a terrible hard ball to hit , and a hard ono to deliver , but Bays has it down lino. " "And you think the club has a 'And' In him ! " "Yes , I think ho will make a useful man. " Ilia lltislncss 1-itmcuo. The Omaha business league will hold a meeting at the Collins Gun company store rooms tomorrcw night for tbo purpose of permanent organization , a discussion of park and rule provisions , a schedule , eta This league will embrace teams from the Hichard- son Drug company , the Omaha Hardware company , Hector , Wilholmy & , Co. , Paxton fs Gallagher , McCord & Brady , Leo ( Jlarko & Audrcsen , Koch-Kllpatrick Dry Goods company and the C. E. Smith Dry Goods company , Uiiialm'u i'ots Abroad. Captain Anson of the Chicago league team Is moil lavish in bis pralso of Cooney and Naglo , the old Omaha players. In a letter to Spauldiug ho s.ild ; "Coonoy Is a corker the very best Infieldcr on the diamond today. Talk about Ned Williamson j why , Cooney will play all around him at any ttago of tbe garoo toJav. And as to Tom Naglo. he' * way out of sight as a backstop , much better than any of last year' * Chicago catcher * . MORSE DRY GOODS CO LACE CURTAINS. Our Drapery Department has never been so complete as at the present time. We arc showing all the latest designs in draperies ; and would call your special * attention to our Imitation Brussels Curtains at § 7.50 a pair. ' HEAVY CURTAINS AT $6.-o. . Rich and elegant designs ; these Chenille Curtains are actually good value for $10. We have another lot , a better numberwhich we offer at $8.50 The colors are strictly fast. DRAPERY 'SILKS. The coloring and design for this season are both artistic and unique. We" have a large va riety and will gladly send sam ples to our out-of-town patrons. DOTTED MJJSLINS. t We have-just" opened up some novclty > efifects in Dotted Muslin , in colors ; also new Tamboured Muslin , wide hem stitched edge' , for sash curtains , which is decidedly novel and pretty. We would also call your attention to our furniture coverings , in-small figures , 50 inches wide , which we ofter for a few days at 5005c and $ i. WINDOW SHADES. _ r Made of King's best quality Scotch Hollaildin all colors , ready tohangj.a't . . lowest . prices _ ; J -OJ " .M ! * - ; * * 4 % * # 4 workmanship guaranteed. The only difficulty with Xagle is that ho is a trifle slow ou the lines. Bui catch and bat , oh my I" I"A. A. Mooting Called. OMUIA , March 17. To the Sporting Edi tor of Tnc USE : You are respectfully in vited to uttond a baseball convention to beheld held at Fremont , Nob. , on March L'o , 1S90 , at Eno betel , 11 a. m.'to permanently organize and establish a btato league , to comprise tbo following cities : Fremont , Columbus , Grand Island , Kearney , Hastings , Sowurd , York , Lincoln and Beatrice , and to adopt and establish rules ami regulations fixing the limit of salaries , club guarantee , and wholly controlling and governing its clubs effecting all tboir movements and actions while in the league. W. M. Poi-K , F. W. LA.NO , Amateurs Take Notice. All amateur ball teams are requested to send in the names of tboir officers and play ers at their earliest possible convenience. THE BEE will devote considerable- space to amateur base ball -this summer , and the scores of allgamos during the season will receive prompt attention. FlnslieH From the Diamond. Dad Clarke will arrive in Omaha this evening. Bug Holliday soys that speedy pitchers nro pie fnr him. 7 The Minneapolis has signed a California pitcher named Hey B. Harkncss. All the western association teams will wear white uniforms at home. Third Basomnu P. J. t onnoll , late of Dos Moincs , is in Brooklyn still disengaged. Tbo Minneapolis club has signed a young catcher , John Hicbter , of Winonu , Minn. Will C. Bryan , the sprinter ball tosser , Is in England , and England has our sympathy Ladies will bo admitted to all games this season to ull parts of the ground for 25 cents. The Kansas City club is negotiating with Denver for the release of Third Baseman Nick Smith. Andy CusicU takes bis dally turn at the handball court. Ho Is anxious to return to the ball field. AH the Denver players but Pitcher Will iam Kennedy havo. ' reported to Manager Howe at Hot Springy The Oraahas' uniforms at homo will bo white with black trjuimiugs ; traveling , solid black , saino as Iastyoar. , The Kansas City plub has determined to enjoin Pickott front playing with the Phila delphia brotherhood club. Goading , who sqaui years ago ran the Minneapolis ball team and lost money at it , Is no.v a backerof purists. The St. Paul baseball management talks of signing young Acker , who played a few games with DCS Mqluca last year. They say that Knjglit , Omaha's outfielder , uses a heavier bat tbnp any other player , Sporting Life. Knight is with Cincinnati , not Omaha. The Minneapolis team will this season revive - vivo memories of the famous old Mutual * of Now York by wearing , a wblto and green uniform. Denver has resinned the Texas pitcher , McNubb. Uavo Howe evidently considers him promising deiplto bis unsatisfactory showing last fall. Jack Crooks has been elected captain of the Columbus team , and a bettor selection could not have been made. The City steam laundry baseball team Is not a member of the city league. It is on independent organization , but open to games with any club In the city or stato. Crooks , Kellly nnd O'Connor have In vested In a ilioulJer harness each for ward ing off sore arm * during tbo cold spring dayi. O'Connor says they are the greatest Invention ho has yet soon for ball players. In a game ut Pocataho , Idaho , lavt sum mer , with the team from Kbosbsno Falls , B&y * struck out twenty-two men and al lowed but ono bit to bo made off of htm. t3uo ball is quiet in Denver at present. Tbo weather Is favorable , but the pro fessional * are away aud tbo amateurs np- MORSE DRY GOODS CO COMBINATION SUITS We arc showing a g'rcat many exclusive styles in love ly combinations of plain and fancy goods. They arc going very fast , as wc arc selling them ati2.5o and $15 , ' much prettier suits than those we sold so readily last season at $25. We have received some newer combinations which we offer Monday at the same prices § 12.50 and $15. BLACK MOHAIR.35C We have just received in bond from Bradford , Eng land , the grandest collection of Black Fabrics ever brought to Omaha. We ask you to come and see our Black Mo hairs at 35c , a better one at 5oc and a still better one at75c and $ i , and up to § 1,50. - No dress fabric can com pare with this for durability. BLACK HENRIETTAS We have received our com plete assortment of numbers in Black Henriettas ( two shades of black ) . The prices are 850 , 95c , $ i , § 1.35 and $1.50 a yard. Send for samples and com pare our prices. PARIS NOVELTIES Our purchases have nearly all arrived and include Vir ginia Serges , Croise Cloths , Tamise Cloths , Drap de Alma , Plaid and Checked Beiges , Royal Serges and Cheviot Tweeds in from * _ > ranging . . . . . u.mnnrriMjHO . price , * * + . , -jh. 5oc to $1.50 a yard. pear a little backward this spring in effect ing organizations. Tbo management have Issued a little book containing forty coupons , good for admission into the grounds , and which will be sold at $10 each. They are intended simply for the convenience of patrons , and can bo had at Kicth's news stand or of the officers of the association. There will bo four opening championship games with Sioux City instead of three , ns provided by the Bcnedulo , as the game scheduled for June 27 at Sioux City has been transferred to tbo Omaha grounds for April 30. These four games will bo played on April 20. 27 , 20 and 30. Manager Kowo appears much pleased with the condition of his team , Individually and colloctivel.vv Ho appears especially pleased with the showing of Pitcher Trumphoy , who has been regarded as an unknown quantity , but of whom considerable was expected. So far ho has fulfilled expectations , and will probably bo ono of our star pitchers. Articles of incorporation of the Fremont baseball club were forwarded to Lincoln Thursday to bo registered. They provide for the formation of a club with a capital stock of $3,000. the organization of the club being contingent on the formation of a state league. Subscriptions were opened this afternoon and foOU stock taken. Stannon , the second bssoman , was re leased outright by tbo Loulsvilio club , owing to his guzzling propensities. Ho has excel lent company on the Philadelphia Brotherhood - ' hood team. Even President Love gives ivlnn ftiinnorn tn thn nlnvftrs. SnnrHni ? Times. There must bo some mistake about this. Omah.i never bad a moro gentlemanly or upright young player than Danny Shan non , \\liUpcrIims oftne Wheel. The Apollos run to Crescent City today. Start , 10:30 : sharp , from their club rooms. Van Wagner , an eastern wheel crank , is talking of riding from Boston to Chicago m len days , which means 100 miles u dny. R Oscar Uclndorf , the new captain ot the juveniles , knows just how to conduct n run nnd all the members are Immensely pleased with his work. The three- mlle stretch between the motor Drldga and the Northwestern depot are in line condition and many riders resort tbero daily for an out-door spin. The Apollos have decided upon Thursday evenings ns their weekly practice nights , fho now oicctrlo arch lights turnish plenty of illumination along Uio asuhaltuui streets. Mr. H. T. Goading of Providence , H , 1 , , and a very prominent eastern whcolmun spent a few days In tbo city last week. Ho pronounced the now Omaha Wheel Club club-bo USD equal to that of any of the wealthy eastern clubs. Prof. Perrlgo is having excellent success with his ladles' riding school. Ho has a class of eight und most of thorn can already rldo very creditably. They are apt students , and earn much quicknr , says the dcbonnair pro fessor , than gentlemen , The Apollos' suits for 1600 are dark blue Knickerbockers coats and black pants. The present club rooms are growing too circum scribed on account of the growing member ship , and the house committee Is on tbo hunt for new quarters. Isn't it about time that some of Omaha's expert riders broke Hob Coming's round trip record of sixteen minutes and five seconds ! Holton Is in good form and riding iku the wind , and Peabody , ho could surely boat this tlmo with u little training. Frank Mlttanor was once the champion amateur rldor of Nebraska , but owing to .he extra adipose bo has taken on In the last .wo years , ho hasn't been nearly as speedy. However. Mittauor's many long summer runs will round him to In great shape for .bo fall competitive races * Apollo club meeting tomorrow evening. Important business. Members all urged to attend. Tbo club expresses a willingness to jack either Hclndorf or Pixley against b'lcschor , Togcart or Peabody fn a race Irani the Council Uluffs end of the bridge to the Council Uluffs1 viaduct on Uroadway and return. Ab there-1 you old men I Mlttauer and Francisco have both with- Inuvn as candidates for tbo captainship , and iavo put tbelr autographs to an agreement MORSE DRY GOODS CO CARPET DEPARTMENT. Our stock in this department is now replete with the newest designs and colorings , in all the popular makes of carpets , such as Wiltons , Moqucttcs , Body Brussels , Tapestry Brussels , Velvets and Extra Supers. We buy all of our carpets directly from the manufacturers and control many private patterns , which can be only obtained from us. ORIENTAL RUGS. We always carry a large as sortment of Antique Oriental Rugs , including Daghcstan , GhiordiesCashmeres and other celebrated Eastern Rugs , at lowest possible prices. SCOTCH GINGHAMS , 250. Of ther.c wash dress goods we have imported an unusually large quantity , over a hundred patterns , in lovely stripes , plaids and checks , while the colors are warranted to us as being perfectly fast. We sell them at 250 a yard. FRENCH SATINES , 25c. At our Domestic Counter we shall sell 50 pieces of NEW FRENCH SATINES at 25c a yard. This price will only hold good for Monday. They are to that effect. Their reasons nro "heavy campaign expenses , and if ono cot there , the other pot left , " so they mutually agreed not to monkey with the uncertainties of the bal lot. This club has also some spoedv short distance - tanco riders probably over a doren who can ride in three minutes and under. H. H. Ubodcs , who hold ? the state safety cham pionship for one-half milo , is ono of the best. While Peabody , who clones In the etato ordinary championship for ono mile , ranks with many of the best profes- sionals. Then comes Mittauer , Seth Rhodes , Billy Townsend , yclept "Airhole Billy" for short , Kastman , Francisco , Holton and Uriah. The latter gentleman holds the ama teur ono hour indoor record of Omaha. Then there is Frank N. Clark , who is the cham pion hauds-off-ridc-r. The list might bo con tinued on at considerably greater length , as many moro of the boys sport glittering mod- nls , some nmdo out of cold and silver , and others out of iron and leather. The Omaha Wheel club aas probably a many fast men within its ranks proportions ate to its membership as any organization in the country. Several of them made century runs in 1SS9. Penbody , Mittancr , Townsend and Potorfield scored US miles In the first run and Bacon , Head and Urlau an even 100 on the second. The feat performed by Pea body and Schnoll in making the trip to Lin coln and return in ono day has never been equalled. Tbo distance via the route they run was u trillo over 141 miles nnd they had a strong headwind to contend with the ontirc distance thence. This run will not bo equalled in all likelihood in manv a dov. Drain of Lincoln vows ho will beat It this summer , but if ho does bo will be the most played out sewer Drain I mean , in this part of the country. A Itnnd Ituco Challenge. LEMXOTOX , Neb. , March 17. We , the Lexington Wheel club , hereby challenge any wheel club In the state to a team road race of twonty-iivo miles over the Overton-ICear- ncy course on Decoration day , each team to consist of not lest * than four or moro than six men , tbo prlzo to bo a silver cup to cost not ess than $ i3 ! , to bo paid for by the losing team. N. T. FISK , Captain of the Loxincton Whcol Club. Miscellaneous 1-incal Sports. Tno Omaha kennel club still remains in statu quo. The state trap shooting tournament opens up at Grand Inland May 20. Jimmy Lindsay and Harry Gllmoro will noet in a ten-round contest before the jato City Athletic club Monday evening , March 31. Tboro will bo a cocking main and dog fight at the Island nouso , Cutoff lake this af ternoon. There will bo live battles In the main , while the purps that will struggle for supremacy are "Major" and an unknown. F. V. Fowler has purchased the well < nown ilyers Lorcno and Little Willlo , of H. J. Kendall , who recently bought the Still- water stock ranch of the cslato of the lata 2harllo McCormlok. The price paid was ? I,10a Mr. Kendall also sold a promising colt to W. A. Puxton for tOOO. H. C. Hitchio , secretary of the nromcn's tournament to bo held shortly at 1'latts- uioutn , was in ttio city yesterday to make arrangements with Ed Moulton. the snrlntor. for a series of professional sprint races , and with Lily Williams for a bicycle- race , to ako place ou this occasion , A 900 pound heavy weight named Captain Tom Webb of Bancroft wants tn fight Jack ) iwis. Ho offers the latter $ -00 guarantee o come to Bancroft und fight him to a finish vith cloves not prohibited uy law. As soon as Jack arranges his affairs hero ho intends to go up to the village and punch the captain J200 worth. Dr. J. H. Dohso ot Bancroft writes iTnu JEE that tbo Bancroft liun club , when It so > adlv worsted him In a recent trap shoot , was laboring under a pressure of corn juice on the brain. The- doctor Is at the old stand ready to shoot any Lluncrof Ionian for money , marbles or chalk. That's ' what I Alf Hsymau the advance of the Shenan- doab company Is r. rank brotherhood man , and BO U Billy Kiting of the California Opera company. It Is not their fault , how ever , as they don't know any better. Hay- man , however , U an encyclopedia on fights and fighters , and up-and-up In iports ot all MORSE DRY GOODS CO KID GLOVES $ i. This is a four-button length genuine kid glove , which we consider to heavily embroid ered for the preVailing style , we have always sold thiMU at ' $1.50 , but to clear them out at once we will offer them ati a pair. They come in slates and assorted tans and all sixes from 5/ to 7A. M A R S E I L L E S 13 ED SPREADS $2.50. We have a case of extra large size Marseilles Heel Spreads that got slightly soiled in transit which will not Affect the wear. We bought them to sell at $3.75. We offer them at $2.50 as we want to sell them all in one day. I. C. CORTETS 51.50. We have three qualities of these corsets , $2.50 , " $3 and 53.50. We have all sixes in white and colors and for this week have marked them § 1.50 as we will have no more after this lot is sold. NOTiONS. Tomorrow we shall continue the sale of amonia in large bottles at Sc , playing cards 25c a .pack , best dress braid 5c , English pins 5c a paper , best- book pins IOG a paper , _ cham ois sponges IDC , hand mirrors 5oc. 100 yard spool silk Sc , 10 yard twist 2c , hzf ul brushes 50 , darning eggs 5c , shawl straps IDC , chamois skins 5c to $1.50 , genuine French oil tan ned chamois skins $ i , Oakley's triple water 4 oz bottle 5oc , Lady Grey Perfumes in all odors. descriptions. The only drawback to Alf is that ho is toncue-tind. i "H The sporting editor acknowledges inu receipt of the Melbourne , Australia , Arena , of February lb , from his old friend Cnutaiu T. L. Urower , the champion fancy and wing shot of this country , containing n report of his ono hundred Iivo bird match with Lewis Clark of the Melbourne gun club , ono of the most famous shots in Australia , for 1.100 n side. Tbo match took place on the 17th ult. and resulted in a tlo , each man killing W5 birds. This is glorious wild fowl weather and all the Nebraska waters are fairiy swarming with birds. It is said that there are moro cccse and brant along the Plntto than has been known for years , and ducking atVnu - buncey , Honey creek , Bancroft , Horseshoe , Valley , on the Loup and Klktiorn , Whiting and all other adjacent grounds is phenome nally good. The snipe have also began to drop in , nnd n few moro warm days and the precious little gallinago will bo hero In full force. The local prices at picsent nro about as follows : Canada geese , ft ) per dozen ; brant from W.fiO to $1 ; canvaiback from $5 to.fC ; mallard from W to $3.50 ; redhead $2 ; teal from $1 25 to 11.50 ; mixed ducks , pin tails , blue ollls , mercanzors , scaup , widgeon , bald pate , butter ball , qray duck and whist ler , the same. Will S. Hisinir , the loading tenor of the California opera company , ut the fraud this week , is an old school friend of the sporting editor's. "Hilly" is a well known character on both sides of the pond , not solely ou ac count of bis .superb voice and matchless acting , but through his association with annrtint * nfTiiirs. Knr ri ntirnhnr nf Hnrmnnn ho was captain of the old Now York Knick erbockers , playing short , nnd n better ono was rover seen in those days , and afterward was connected with tno Now York league clue , and is well known to all the older ball players in the country. Ho was also the hero of n wonderfully thrilling ad venture ou ttui barren und burning Llano Ustncado , in ' 78 , and 11 cures ns the hero of a seaside library entitled "Xopilotes , " written by a French count in German clothes , named Sandy Urlswold. ( jucHtloiiH nnd Aniwcro. Tn a game of high five A has 20points and H 17. 1 ! makes the trump and holds the ace , duce , five , seven and eight pots , A holds the six and Jack , which ho saves , H making all the rest of tbo points. Who wins ! Du , Council UlufTs. Ans A wins , J. H. Taylor. Silver Citv , la. No questions are answered by malt. L. Ituhvlg holds the record for standing long Jump , 113 feel it'if ' Inches , with 10 pound dumb bolls , made at Urookiyn , N. Y. , November SO , 1M4. Heel to too. Can you Inform mo whore I can purchase a number of black bass for stocking purposes. [ the black bass such a favorite on account of his edible qualities or his gauioucssj H. H. L. . Fremont. Ans. Apply to the United States anil Maryland fish commissioners , Washington and Uakimoro. Uoth. Please state in SiSHUT'S HUE if np'.ajor ms a build of 3 can his opponent pick tip a Ivo off the table and make It an b , In the Kumo of casalnot Mrs , M. , Omaha. Ans. Ho cannot. Has any league oxcojit the Plnynrs league adopted the double umpire system ) Hall crank , city. Ans. The Players league alone. To decide- bet please state In your query column whether Paddy Uynn over fought nnd defeated Jno ( loss or not ! Also the re sult of the CJosj-Allen mill. How old Is J. J. Corbetti What was his weight In his bout wth ( Kilramt Was Joe Wnrniald ovorchnrn- ilon of England I Old Sport , North Platto. Ans. YOJ. May 30 , lQ , for Jl.UOOand the championship ot America. Uyan won in b7 rounds In 1 hour and 27 inlnuto * . September 7,1870 , GOM and Allen ( ought for (3,000 nnd he championship. Clou was declared the winner in 21 rounds ; 53 minutes. This tlRiit was conducted In two ring * , the Ilrst In Kent and Uio second In lloone county , Kentucky. F. J. Corbatt Is twonty-two year * of go , and In the Kilraln netto weighed ISO pounds. Wormald was champion of England frpltt 1805 to 1SOO.