Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, February 15, 1903, PART I, Page 9, Image 9

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Uttt'.tg of Btste tod City Teami is Cause
of Their Jay.
Contests for taprrmarr that Have
Been Oelns; fla for Year and
Are Still taflalsheil Art
Given Hfw l.lfc.
General4 Jay -has existed imonit devotees
and admirers of tbe trap-shooting; name
all during last week. The reassembling of
famous expert ahota of Nebraska In Omaha
tor tha match between the city and state
teama has been the occasion of a general
In form at renewing of all the tlca known to
trigger artiste, and once more the old
tlmea and the old shoots and the old
records have been rehearsed and revised,
rhe daytlmea have been deroted to shoot
log,, but the night tlmes,have been given
to reminiscence. In this gossip and yarn
ing has cropped out a grist of Interesting
torles of the things that were in the
hooting history of Nebraska and many a
gunner haa had recalled vividly to him
cenes at past shoota which bad escarped
bis mind.
This la not the first time that these two
teama have met each other. Last Feb
ruary they held race here and the state
team beat the local boys by only flvc birds.
coring Ml to 22 out of 240 trapped for I
tacb team. As usual, Bray was against
Tarmelee and they closed the match with
the last round. Parmelea took all his
birds and Dray lost three. Nor will this
be the last meet for these teama. No later
than next April they will come together
again at Grand Island. The clubs of that
town and North Platte give a big shoot
'.here on April 1, 2 and 3. The Omaha team
baa been, asked to come down for another
go with' the Nebraska men at large, and
they aay aura they'll go. Most of yester
lay'a team will participate, although a few
will be unable to get away. The members
If each team spent their time before the
hoot last week telling tha others that
they would never get to Grand Island after
Saturday was past, for very shame at their
Organised trap shooting haa been going
on la Nebraska now for twenty-seven
rears. Few people would believe thla at a
thought, but the twenty-seventh annual
Itata shoot will occur at Lincoln next April
19 and SO and May 1. The first shoot was
bald at Plattsmouth In 1876. None of the
men who were assembled here yesterday
participated In that shoot, but some of
them have been ahootlng almost that long.
Dan Bray of Columbus holds the record
If being tha man who haa shot at traps
longer than any ona else In Nebraska still
actively engaged In the sport. Bray won
a live bird race at Nebraska City In 1878,
kls first Introduction to the trapa. In point
it yeara W. T, Denn of Brownvllle, Neb.,
holds the palm aa the oldest trap shooter
In the atata. He la 80 yeara of age' and Is
rtt a formidable opponent. He haa been
hooting at trapa a acore of yeara. He
could not gat In for yesterday's ahoot.
A large attendance la expected at the
eomtag atate ahoot, aa trap Interest this
year asanas to be atronger than ever. In
talking It over laat week, tha assembled
gunners one and all barked back to the
shoot of 1901, held at Lincoln alao, which
was the1 "occasion of the hotteat pair race
for first' honors' ever known In the west.
It waa Dan Bray, the old-timer, who led
the going 'all tha way. Ha entered In
every event and atarted by killing 118
atralght before he missed. Then he -went
t It again nd killed eighty more without a
break. Finally he ended up the ahoot,
having missed only three . out of 215
trapped. That waa a moat phenomenal
record, but, aa Dan puta It grimly today,
"even then I couldn't have the glory. Thla
BUI Crosby of O'Fallon, 111., goea me one
better and loses only two out of 215, and I
Btand aecond after doing a line of ahoot
ins that -I'll never equal again." And It
la almost a safe bet that Croeby never will.
either. .
In no sport doea rivalry become more In
tense than 'In the ahootlng game. One
thing that leada to thla la the ouetom of
always pairing men according to precedent.
That la, to put against each other always
men who have opposed each other previ
ously. In thla middle west there are a
half dosen shooters or more who would not
miss being pitted agatnat each other for
any money. George B. Slmpklna of Lin.
coin and Cbarlaa Lewis of Omaha have
carried thla; rivalry farther than any other
men. These two .cannot wait for their
turna to come when a race la on, and
they would be In favor of a team shoot
- every week. Frank Fogg of Omaha and
tha old veteran B 27, or Frank Beard of
Herman, Neb., form another pair that ara
out for each other's blood at the trap
game. Frank Parmelee of Omaha and
Dan Bray of Columbus are another couple
that retuae to ahoot against anyone but
each other. These little rivalries have
come to be recognised by the other shoot
ers, and they nerr lose a chance to pair
off the men this way.
'At a gathering of the shooters last
Thursday a story was told on Dan Bray
that almost made that old war horse blush
beneath his tan. Bald 8andy McDonald:
"The best joke we ever got on Bray
was two years ago, when we were shooting
against Kansas City's team here. Bray
was shooting against J. A. R. Elliott, the
Kansas City crack. Parmelee, Bray's Ne
braska bitter rival, but his team mate on
this occasion, was shooting against Chris
Ootllleb, another corking good man from
the southern city. I called Bray out and
asked him to pick 125 of the fattest pigeons
be could find for Parmelee and Gottlieb.
Dan's eyes lighted up. If anyone knew a
hard pigeon In a coop he did, and here
was a scheme to spoil Parmelee's score
and to lower Gottlieb's, too. So Dsn came
out to the coop, where there were about
1,000 birds. He spent Just an hour going
over them and when he was done he had
the pick of the lot, euro. There was not a
bird left In the coop that was as good aa
any one of the 125 he had picked. Not
one of his had a speck of white In It. All
dull blue and little hits of things no bigger
with their feathers on than a golf ball.
And they all had their crops empty and
were game and active aa only a atarved
bird can be. I shuddered when I thought
of trying to shoot those birds, and Bray
smiled grimly. It was certainly a game
to go up against. Well, to make a long
story short, I took the birds out and In
stead of giving them to Parmelee and
Gottlieb I gave them out for Bray and
Elliott. It was a funny sight. When
Dan came to the mark he gave the word and
tho trap flew open. The little bird west
out add away like a flash of blue lightning,
and , Bray stood there holding his gun.
Then he caught onto the game and worked
he never had before. He knew what
those birds were like and he caught forty-
seven of the fifty remarkable work on that
bunch of pigeons. Let me say also that
he made a world's record for trapping and
retrieving on that bunch. We trapped
and retrieved 100 birds tn Just thirty-one
minutes. There wasn't a 'no bird' In the
bunch. That record haa never been
Nebraska's crack shots are rejoiced to
hear that Kansas City's team wanta to
try them on again. Chrla Gottlieb, one
of the best men on the Kansas City team,
haa been visiting Frank Parmelee, and he
says that bis team Is anxious to comtt up
here and try conclusions once more. Seven
tlmea now have teams from these two cltli;s
net, and the Omahana have won six of the
seven shoots. All were fifty-bird racea
but the laat two, which were twenty-five
each. The local men have jumped at the
offer of the Mlssourlana, and the match
ill probably come off In March. It la
remarkable how close, tho total acores
have always been In these races. Of
five races at Kansas City, Omaha has won
by two birds twice, by five once, by seven
once and by eleven once. That Is a small
number out of several hundred birds
condition, but It was Impossible to do so
renrh In the short season and with the In
frequent hours he could devote to practice.
He haa played through all the games so
far, having met the Lincoln association
loam, tba Haskell Indians, Kansas Uni
versity and Sioux City association. The
last two games were loat, and because of
that Miller decided to leave the team. He
resitted that he Is too fleshy to be fsst,
and that he could not play up to his former
star game. He Is regarded aa a fine basket
ball coach, aa he knows the game from end
to end.
Miller is highly commended tor his con
sideration In getting off the team when
he thought It would be bettered thereby.
The other members, too, think that with a
speedy forward on the right side they can
build up the team to championship form
again. It waa overwhelmingly victorious
In Its first two games, defeating even the
Haskell Indians, the fastest team In the
transmissourl country, by a big score. But
in the Kansas game here Miller was run off
his feet by the opposing gusrd. The Omaha
captain la a aura goal thrower when he
geta the ball, but he never got It. At
Sioux City the same thing happened a week
ago Thursday. Miller realised the condi
tion of things and gracefully left the team.
In these Kansas City-Omaha matches
Jim Smead holds the best record Indlvldu
ally. He haa participated In five of the
races and holda high average, with a per
centage of .95. Smead la now out of tho
game, but the local sports hope he will
come back to It before long. An interest
ing feature of these shoots also haa boen
the rivalry between Frank Parmelee and
Chris Gottlieb. The first time the Omaha
team went to Kansas City "Buffalo Hump
was matched against Gottlieb, and ho went
after the nattve'a scalp from the start, and
got It. The next time the Kansas City
man came, here, and Gottlieb repaid tha
drubbing with Interest, taking Parmelea
In tow In good style! And so It haa con
tlnued from year to year, alwaya koen
rivalry, but always good-natured. Thre
men alwaya ahoot each other.
On February 23 the Dickey Bird Gun club
will give a ahoot at the Omaha Gn club
grounda acroas the river. An elaborate
day'a sport is planned, aa there will be 'va
bird and target eventa In profusion. Thl
will be one of the last shoots before the
hunters begin to scatter out after water
fowl, and a large attendance la expected
Carl von Lengerke, tor yeara one of the
crack shotgun artists of the world, has
been In Omaha during the isst week and haa
been over at the cross-river grounds almost
every day, startling the natives with Ms
expertness at the trigger and trapa. Von
,Lengerke haa twice held the coveted honor
of being runner-up In the Grand American
Handicap eventa, though he haa never auc
cecded In taking top honors.
Tom Osborne, a young divinity student.
Is picked to play that forward Job. Just
at the close of Isat season he got Into the
game for a short time and played with
the first team. He showed up remarkably
well, ao that thla year they tried to get
him again. He waa unable to arrange his
study hours so aa to play, but now can
do so. Osborne la wiry, strong, rather
light and generally well suited for a for
ward save that he Is not tall enough. It
la expected that with his advent the team
will regain form and confidence, and will
suffer no more reverses this season. The
defeats that came so unexpectedly were
very unfortunate, In that they marred a
season that had atarted out like a sure
clean card. Teama much Inferior to those
that had fallen before the Omahana de
tested them at the last.
Although no captain haa yet been se
lected to fill Miller's capacity It la almost.
assured that Jardlne, the left forward, will
bo the man. He has played on tho team
two years, and has, during that time, been
the star of the quintet alwaya. 'He Is
strong, quick, fast on his feet and fast
In the head as well. In the game with
the Haskell Indiana he waa the only white
man to approximate the speed of the red
ones. '
With Ite team rehabilitated the associa
tion la looking forward eagerly to the rest
of Its games. On Friday, February 20, the
men go to Lincoln to play the association
team there a return game. Then on March
6 ' tha Sioux City team comes here for a
return match. This last will be, a chance
for a squaring up, .and the locals hope to
double the score. The southern ' trip to
Kansas and Missouri is still on the tapla,
but It may be abandoned. It was practi
cally assured two weeks ago, but the terri
ble -slump the team took about that time
rather gave a quietus to any proposition
for an elaborate trip.
running high kirk and rope climbing, be-
sldes which there Is a possibility. If the
various fraternities take an Interest, of an
Inter-fraternlty potato race. Such an
event baa never been tried and If the en
tries ran be secured It promisee to be one
of the most. Interesting numbers of the
day. It la not possible at present to give
he names of the men who will try for the
different honors, because the entry list Is
eft 'open until the last minute, but It Is
safe to state that a big bunch of men will
go In.
In the short sprints States will make a
strong showing, but will be pressed by
Burg, Hlltner, Lucler, Corr and Manning,
or whoever of them enter. In the running
high Jump Benedict should find a fairly
easy proposition, but "Bill" Johnson has
chance to beat him. These aame two
men will compete for the high notch at
pole vaulting, and the outcome Is merely a
matter of conjecture. Last year Johnson
cleared the bar higher up than anyone else
In school, but "Benny" is a fast all-round
man, tall and slender, and doea well at
pretty nearly anything In the way ot ath
letics, from track work to foot ball. At
putting the shot and other weight work
Captain Tobln himself will do things, to
gether with Hlckle and Martin. Aa to the
other events, the chances are all up In the
air and any definite estimate la Impossible.
Captain Miller of Y. M. C. A. Team
Reslsrns and Torn Osborae
Cosnee On.
Gus Miller, right forward and captain on
the Young Men'a Christian association first
basket ball team, has resigned from the
team. In yeara gone by Miller was known
aa one of the best forwards In the west.
He has not played, till this season for some
years, and In the Interim grew fat and
heavy. Thla year Miller got out on the
floor again. Ha worked hard to reduce hla
weight and get down Into proper training
Charter Day Trials Have the Lead,
hot All Departments
Ara Busy, .
During no week ot the year haa there
been ao much actual activity along so many
different lines of athletic work at the Unt
verstty of Nebraska as the one Just past.
It haa. It Is true, been work of a prepara
tory sort, action "behind the scenes" as It
were, but to the few who have been on
the(inside It has been a week ot great ac
compllshmehta, nevertheless. In every de
partment save toot ball, and even the grid
Iron haa come In for lta share ot gossip,
The gymnasium haa been a theater of ex
cltement during the last elx days, seldom
equaled at the Institution, and during
every afternoon haa been crowded with
dozena of muscular men, getting Into shape
for track team events, basket ball and base
Most prominent during the week, per
haps, haa been Captain Tobln'a track team,
Soma thirty earnest candidates are now out
for places. The aeveral eventa acbeduled
for Charter day (tomorrow) have given
added Interest and made a few of the best
men of the crowd, get down to serious
training. The Charter day contests are al
ways held In .the armory, and alwaya draw
great crowds of those who are fond of
clean, fast athletics. This year the day
promises especial Interest, from the fact
that the university Is for the fivst time
under an active physical director, Dr
Clapp, who goes Into training with the
men and glvea them the benefit of hla own
experience. Dr. Clapp la one of the most
finished athletes ever turned out by Yale
and has aa a souvenir of his college days
the championship of the world at pol
vaulting. Tomorrow will be hla Initial ap
pearance before tha public with hi
protegee and thua tha eventa will be
watched with eagerness, to note hi
methods of going at things.
The list of eventa acheduled for the
Charter day exhibition Is a good one and
will bring upon the floor some of the most
agile acrobats In the university. There
will be a short sprint, a running high
Jump, a pole ault, shotput, fence vault.
For tha track work' In the spring, pros
pects were never better. Dr. Clapp Is an
enthusiastic trainer in thla line, and al
ready the Interest In track training shows
the effect of hla personal Influence. The
team waa called out for the first time last
week, and went Immediately Into ele
mentary working out, taking at first a little
run around the "gym" and Increasing the
time of work each day. About thirty re
sponded to the call and every day sees
them all on the floor. Next week pre
liminary training will be begun on the In
dividual eventa, with out-of-door exercise
to come later. "The material," said Cap
tain Tobln yesterday, "la here for a flrst-
class track team. Never before have we
had the opportunity to train under a man
like Dr. Clapp, will make all the
difference .In the world when It cornea to
getting results. It the fellows develop
Into extraordinary stuff, and I see no
reason why, t,hey may not, I think we should' I
be able to take the crowd In for the Chi
cago meet and declare to the Big Nine
that foot ball la not our only strong point,
after all."
Among the most promising of those who
have ao far entered for the track work.
may be mentioned States,' tha fast little
mile man, who runs to school "to get up
tils' wind;" Benedict, who will go a halt
mile quickly and touch the high places
at the pole vault and high Jump; Herman
Lehmer, an Omaha sophomore, who runs
a mile well; Mouck, a hurdler of more than
ordinary ability; Burg, a speedy fellow at
the 100-yard dash; Hlltner, the basket ball
man, who also speeds on the cinder path
for a mile and for the half; Lucler, an
other rapid goer; "Bill" Johnson, the
popular Jlttle colored boy, who gets out
with the foot ball squad, plays base ball
and Is Just now getting ready to defend
his pole vault title; Corr, a good man at
the half mile and mile runs; Martin, who
made quite a hit last year and will spend
some time thla year with the weights;
Hickle, another heavy man, who . will
handle the hammer and shot; Bender, the
foot ball captain, base ball "star" and
100-yard dasher, and Bentley, Seller, Reed,
Borg,' Kanzler, O. E, Lee, Pirn brook, Col
lins and E. F. Myers, who will all appear
on Nebraska fields at the meets, In one
way and another. Besides these, there Is
a new man, from Omaha, named Updike,
who halls from Lawrence school, at Law
rence, N. J., and who looks good to the
critics. He has been used to going the
mile, and will undoubtedly do aomethlng
worth while In Nebraska.. "In Lawrence,'
he remarked, "we begin to train for the
track Immediately after Thanksgiving, but
Nebraska seems to have remarkably strong
men, for all ot that."
Another man upon whom the coaches
are ataklng much Is Ed Manning a Lincoln
High school boy, who won everything In-
terscholastlcally last spring, tore -things
up nicely at the St. Joseph meet, and will,
It he can be perauaded to enter, unques
tionably make a atrong addition to the
Nebraska aggregation. Mannlng'a particu
lar eventa are the 440 and 220-yard dashes,
and he la aald to be one of the fastest
In the west. Another promising buncb
are Newton, the basket ball man, Sampson,
Green, Sergeant, Shannon, Gladdla and
Morris, all of whom are now In the "gym.
Aa to meeta for the track team, things
are yet a trifle unsettled. Manager Ed
Walton Is In constant correspondence, how
ever, and thlnka there will be aeveral good
tournaments. One haa already been booked
with Xanaaa university at Lawrence, on
May 18,. and othera are pending, awaiting
action of the athletic board tomorrow night.
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Old Jack Beat, tbe trainer, la bappy. He
again beara, all day long, the chug of the
horsehide, aa It alnka Into tbe upholstered
walla ot tbe "cage." For weeka he haa
been longing for the aound and for a chance
to call "the next moo" of the bass ball
boy a aa they stepped Into the shower. The
tossers were called out for the first time
last week and since then there has been
something doing among the candidates,
There will, apparently, be nearly forty to
try for positions and the prospects are
that three or four scrub teama will play
round on the diamond when the eeason
opens. Captain Murray Townsend la now
back In the university and Is giving the
training hla personal attention. Townsend
an old bead at the game. Is a wizard
with hla arm and popular with the men.
Interest centera about the twlrlers who
are trying to get Into the box with an
N" aweater over their cheats. A few
weeks ago there seemed to be a discourag
ing lack, of throwing material, but, aa
Townsend predicted, this week haa brought
out any number of them and tba team will
be .able to play a pitchers', battle to a
finish. One of the most promising who has
yet gone Into the cage is Longanaecker, a
Wahoo man, who is alio known in the
vicinities of West Point and Wausa. He
la a tall fellow, has a motion like a drive
wheel and a pretty set of curves. Another
is Thomson, the halfbreed Indian boy, who
tried for the team last year and threw out
hla arm later in the season. He has good
speed, but Is shaky on control, which weak
ness, however, the coach hopes to over
come. Qoar is another new man fqr tbe
box and comes from California, where be
made a great reputation last year with
tha Red Oak High school. Prom bis In
door work he seems to possess plenty of
the proper article.
Prominent aa candldatea for tbe mask
ara Wilson, who will probably be a tackle
on the foot ball team, next fall, and Whit-
comb, who has dropped In from Friend
Neb. Bender ma also go tn for tbe back
atop atunt, but Is Just as likely to .try for
a place on the Infield, or. anywhere else
where men are aby. Part ot the time be
pitches and part of the time be catches.
and has come nearer doing both well than
any one else In the school Bteln, ot Wahoo,
all! try for either aecond or third and
it Is possible that Hood, tha speedy little
third baseman of last year, will -return.
For the Initial sack two men are prominent
candidates, "Ollle" Mickel. the foot ball
fullback, and Wright, a tall, slender fello
from the law schoo). who went to Kansas
in tennis last fall and cleaned up Missouri,
Kansas and Nebraska for tha trophy at
singles. Sbetmer, an Omaha man, will be
la tor hla old place ia Ike caries aad
another who promises to make good at '
catching the high ones Is Wilson, a foot
ball man. Othera who are doing well are
Sampson, a pitcher of aeveral yeara' ex
perience; Cbace, a twlrler from the Lin
coln Young Men'a Christian' association,
and Hurbesky of the Geneva Hlgb school
and city nine. .. ,
Aa to the ccbedule for base ball, Man
ager Clark Bell baa nothing definite aa yet
to give out,' but a good list of fames for
Lincoln ia assured. "Sticks" DePutron
aaya ha will not be back for tbe season
this year and every one la regretting It.
We will miss Sticks," said Jack; " 'a waa
such a Jollier, y' know, and pulled ad many
gamea out when the men. waa downhearted'
There will be plenty of material lor the
outfield, however, and the only people who
are lacking now are fellows tor the Inner
diamond. ' '
University basket ball haa gone up a peg
since the team'a victorious jaunt out Into
Colorado and Wyoming. It was thought all
along that the team waa a remarkably good
one, considering the fact that It had to be
entirely made thla year. But because of
tbe lack of experience. It waa hardly hoped
that the seven men who went west would
return with more than half of their con
testa Won, and ao, when they tore up-the
westerners . for four gamea out, of five
played, and the fifth lost by hard luck, tha
team that handled the leather went up
materially in the estimation of the uni
versity at large. Manager Hlltner had hla
crowd out for Just a week, and they played
some fiercely contested games on the route.
At Denver tbey won their first game against
the Denver university by a ecora of 44 to
29; at Colorado Springe they beat Colo
rado college, 7 to 11; at BouVder they de
feated the Colorado nnlveralty, 17 -to, 12; at
Greeley the Hlgb school team bowed to a
whipping ot 25 to 16, and then tbe boys
started home. They were exhauated com
pletely by tha week's trip and the hlgb
altitude, and came Into Cheyenne for a
final game against the business college.
The floor waa remarkably slippery, and tbe
shrewd nstlvea wore auction shoes, which
stuck to the boards. Nebraska was en
tirely unprepared for thla, and the game
went from them, 28 to 42.
But one defeat out ot five gamea played
la nothing to be ashamed of, and Nebraaka
baa a right to be proud of Its men. Cap
tain Hewitt la not only a great floor mana
ger In action, but he geta around soma aa
well. In one game, alone, he threw ten
goala from the field, which la a very re
markable feat. Thla was at Denver, the
first night out. Elliott also waa a atar, and
hla special turn aeemed to be throwing
goals from tbe foul line, in ona contest
he dropped the ball through tha basket
eleven times out of a possible dozen.
Bonedict did some remarkable work In
throwing long distance goals. He tossed
the leather from one end of the ball to
the other for a goal In every game he
entered, and did It with the aame uncon
cern that characterized hla drop klcka from
the field on the gridiron laat fall. Hilt
ner'a play waa not so spectacular, but waa
of the steady, even Bort, throughout. Hoar
only went Into one game, the last, but
made a creditable swing at It, and New
ton played the side lines and umpired
during the entire trip. "It waa the team
work." he remarked yesterday, "that won
for tha Nebraskans. The numerous little
trick playa that Dr. Clapp bad put them
next to, together with their constant de
termination to make every point count,
brought them back with the four games
to their credit. And we should have had
five," he concluded. . . .
The aeason tor basket ball is nearlng the
end. Already It la taking a back aeat In
favor of tbe track work and base ball, and
but few more games are likely to t played.
There la, however, a strong probability
that the team will meet the Omaha Young
Men'a Christian association within a very
short time now, and Interest centera
around tha contest on account ot the superb
article ot gama that tha Omaha boys have
been putting upon tha floor. It la very
possible that the eastern trip, for a time
planned, may have to be given up. With
the end of the play In sight. It la but
natural to sum up tbe season's work. And
In the process of summing up, the defend
ers of tbe Scarlet and Cream do not suffer.
They have played tbe Llucoln Young Men'a
Christian association, the Haskell Indians,
Kansas ; and the five-of tbe recent trip.
They have mat some of the fiercest basket
ball aggregations In tbe west, and they have
won over half of their games, and this
with tha enormous disadvantages of not
having a single old man back for the play.
Every member of the team waa compara
tively "greea" at It, they ware all straa-
Paid in December and January
Kt tti rare and taf. rrrtem mt th C-Oacmil-r-a Tairf Aaaoclattea. a ear-
Itorntion wltk si capital steak el SIAO.OOO, enlng bualzw undr tba
aws of tha fltat of Booth Dakota, and llcmia by tha Stat ot tulixn and
Louisiana and tha Cltlaa at Chlou. ana Mw nrtaana.
. Nate oar reoora for oroflu paid mm nna aad avary aoooqat
la eparetloa.
Week of Dec. 1. .lft.SO Per Cent
Week af De. S..10.SO Per Cent
Week of Dec. 16. .10.04 Per Coat
Week of Dee. 22 . . 10. IB Per Cat
Week of Dm. 28 . . 12. OO Per Cent
Weak of J mm. ..aj Per Coat
Week IJaa,U..J4 Por Coast
Week at Ja. IS. . BaS pea- Cant
Week of J mm. 2 . . B.21 Per Cent
A total of 84 anal SR-lOO ner eent, or SS4JW on encn SIOO. Lanrar
and .mailer account in avact proportion, which lalrant can mm variAad by than .
and of aatlsOca oll.nt. throucbout to Unltad State and Canada, and tba Staia
Natlrmal Hank of New Qrlana.
SabawriBtlens solicited tn amounts of flO to 910,000 mmm -.'
wavrd. and ajlvcn our and! vliea time and attention, Yynlkayanr .
anoner ia aa aare ia our nana a aa in any ana in ara Mas,
We Do Not Have to Pick the Winner.
' Hlr'-t
Onr arystem Is neither theory- nor experiment, but bats stood'"'
tho tost of yeara, and its principle are tiaetly tke wsm asa4 '"
by percentage Book Makera. Tkroish tbe best Handicap par
money will accare, and Track perls ot the aame calibre, m
eliminate from raeea upon which we snake Investment onouarb
baree which have no raaaet whatever to pnt the peroentaayn
on oar aide after lavestlnar on all tbe remalalns seat contend
era. TVe play ao race where US per eent cannot bo bad aa a
. mlnlmnm profit, and It la not wnusual to set l.uoo per eent on a
slnarle raca. Tha reader caa readily aee our advantage, aa tbe '
Book Maker haa an expense ot nearly SVOU per day and will not
nveraee more than II per eent in bis book. Wo save thla enor- .
mon drain, sret a laraer per cent, only play races wo ona redoes)
to m practical eertainty, and operate on a lararer aoalo than any
one or two or half dosen books, and aivo our clients tho benefit
in Profits which, together with tbe principal. Is aabjent to with
drawal on demand.
BHAft IN MIND, that warthroovnlied leading- Turf Investment Com
pany of tha country, and that w court th fulkt.t Invutlsatloa. while ethers
shrink from It.
BE AR IN MIND, w. do not plac any r friction whatever on ab. wttb
: drawal of your Investment. No thirty-day panla clauaa. a 1 the ona with in-
aolv.nt conotrns.
BEAR IN MIND, w do not divert any part of capital Invaetad with a t
tn pnrrhaM of raolng tabl., stock farms, metng plant, book Inc. or other Don
prodtabl. turf auitllarl)-. Our bualneus 1 strictly lnvtmnt on race, a par
plan set forth In our booklet.
BEAR IN MIND, w do not operate rles or pools la whieta -a part of In
veated caiilt&l may b. loat, thua datroytne tha capital of a mail number of In
- vaetor. Th eat nine, on eur ryctam of play ar paaaed to tn credit ot all In- .
tnrs a a unit, and disbursed acoordina to contract.
'BF.ARIN MIND, w ar not In 8WA DDL1NO CLOTHB8. nor ar we tror-allna-
for a bar itxtatenc. Our position I too strong, too rpecubte, and trio wall
known. Truthfully, w ara and ntllcotiuna to b th RtWNINg TtJTty E1CK
i.BATlOM, and aa to our RE LIABILITY ar YlNAHflAL, Ra'fiPONrtTBILJTT we
take plaur In rl.rrlnf you to th State national Rank ot N.w Orlnan.
If yon have Idle money, money to In-veat. money tha aheuld
bo earnlnsr money, Postal Card will brlnsT yon ear ltaelnsr Man
ual or Booklet of taeful Turf Information, with our entirely How
and Oriarlnnl plnn. Indorsed by Press nnd Pub lie, aad roooaa
asended by Prominent Banks aad Bankers.
The Go-Operativo Turf Association. Inc.,
tsscextp-nr lisa 'uns jui i iJwt . um !iaf aw a,
'rm .f--'y.l-r4t.n
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Grandpa's Rye
Unsurpassed in age, strength and
No medicinal chsst complete with
out it
Recommended by leading physi
gera to each others' styles and not one of
thorn had been before in an intercollegiate
match. , But despite thla, the picked party
of five, under the admirable personal di
rection of Dr. Clapp, took on the spirit
ot the true game with keen enough energy
to mora than bold their own. Next year
they will all be old men, and next year
a clean card la a possibility.
Priceless Rellce Stolen.
Priceless Washington relics were stolen
by burglars from the residence of Rev.
Beverly D. Tucker at Norfolk, Va. Eight
tablespoons bearing tbe crest of tbe Wash
ington family, the property of Mrs. Tucker,
and other of silver used by George
Washington wers taken. If they are offered
for sale they will, be recognised at once
and tho arrt-Bt of the offenders will be
essy. Mrs. Tucker before her marriage
was a Miss Washington and Inherited the
Mount Vernon plats. Her father owned ths
estate before It was transferred to the
louai Virnon aaaoclation.
Bowling Alleys w
Btgiet BrlghUt Bc.t.
1313-15 Harn ey Street.
cfn Bowling Alloy
1312 FarnamSt. 'Phone 237t
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