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to the Top.
When the sky fell Papa Bill Rourke'
plate was upslile down. Consequently he
only caught a little of It. After walloping
tlm leaders and the second place team, and
getting g'Xd and ready to reap a harvest
off the tail-enders, the season's misfor
tunes culminate In the crippling of two of
the mainstay players, and the chance Is
gone for the rest of the season. St. Jo
seph contributed to a large extent to the
feast we were looking forward to, dropping
six out of eight games to the Rourke
family, but It should have been eight
straight and a couple of double-headers
thrown In. Then, when the second soft
thing cams along in the shape of the crip
pled Tueblo team, with an opportunity of
pulling at least four out of five on the
regular schedule, and socking In a couple
of double-headers on postponed games, and
running up a fine standing In the per
centage table, the Rourke family finds itself
In such condition that the rain that stopped
one game was welcome, and the games
i provided In the schedule were quite
enough. Maybe this hard luck will let up
some day, and the team will get back Into
Its right and proper place. The chance to
get Into socond place was good Indeed, but
! accidents barred the way, and Denver and
Hlnux City are both thankful for the afflic
tions that have overtaken the champions.
Maybe the new pitcher and the return of
j Ivan Howard will turn the tide.
' Young Howard's work In the Iowa league
has been of the kind to talk about. He
has been fielding very well, and his batting
i Is the wonder of the circuit. Ho Bhowed
1 signs of this during his practice with
j Omaha last spring. His hitting promises
; to be even better than that of his brother,
who Is winning much fame with Pittsburg,
while he Is a better fielder naturally than
Del. Rourke proposes to give him a chance
at short while Dolan Is out of the game.
Dolan's Injury Is of a nature that makes
his return to the diamond very uncertain.
He may get back at once, and he may not
be back for weeks. If Howard can any
where near stop the gap In the field and
deliver the merchandise with the stick, he
will be the savior of the team. Hall, the
pitcher, comes with a fine recommenda
tion from Ace Stewart, and will be given
a chance this afternoon to show what he
can do. Ho was looked upon as a wonder
In the lato Cotton States league, and If he
I enmna nn to RIowflrF1! nrnmlnA then
Rourke has again succeeded In his
proverbial luck with pitchers. Bucklln, the
Tekaniah boy, looks good, but lacks the
experience to take his dally turn against
the seasoned hatters of the Western. His
one game down at Bt. Joe proved his
willingness and In a measure his ability,
and he will surely be given a chance, If
not this season, next spring. Rourke says
all he lacks is experience. He Is a young
ster, and a willing and ambitious per
former. Des Moines Is Jogging along at an easy
clip, winning them as fast as they can be
played, and In view of the fact that the
Underwriters have only seven more games
to play with Omaha, It might not be out of
order to award them the pennant now.
Omaha is the only team that has been
able to beat the Cantllllon bunch, and
barring some dreadful mishap, It doesn't
appear that the leaders will ever be over
taken by any of the others. Denver,
Omaha and Sioux City are going to fight It
out for second place, and that appears to be
about the only argument left In the race
thlB season. It's asking too much to expect
the Champions to repeat the wonderful
spurt of last season, and even If they did,
and won the seven games remaining with
Des Moines, the leaders would have the
reverse results with the other teams In order
to fall far enough behind to allow Omaha to
win. Denver lost Its chance by the slump
during the last home series, and Sioux
City's energy was expanded on a meteoric
flight early In the season. St. Joseph has
Justified the prrsoason prbphecy, by making
I sure of the cellar championship, and
Pueblo is far enough behind to feel reason
ably certain of fifth place.
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Big league affairs are rapidly nearlng the
condition In which It Is absolutely certain
that something la coming off. St. Louis Is
a big loser for two clubs; Boston Is much
to the bad, and the New York Americans
are in wrong; Detroit Is a disappointment.
I and Brooklyn has lost money steadily all
! season. Jim Hart says that he hasn't re-
tired from the head of the Chicago team
I yet, but he doesn't say that he will not at
I the close of the present season. It is Cin
cinnati money that has purchased a portion
of the stock of the Chicago team, and
probably a controlling Interest. The Boston
Nationals were sold early In the spring
! for fall delivery, and the whole base ball
j atmosphere is surcharged with certain In
I dicatlons of a change. It la about aa sure
I aa anything in the future can be that the
1 clrculta in 1906 will not be the aame aa the
clrculta of 1906. In this is the hope that
Omaha will get Into the company to which
it rightfully belongs.
The passing of Frank Belee from the
game which ha has so long adorned will
be a cause for sincere regret on the part of
all who have the interests of the great
American game at heart. For nearly a
score of years Frank Selee has been Identi
fied with the game in a prominent way.
Sixteen years ago he piloted the Omaha
team to a glorious finish in the Western
league race, and then went direct to Bos
ton, where he won pennant after pennant.
Three years ago he went from Boston to
Chicago after Tom Loftus had wrecked
the Chicago Nationals and began the hope
less task of building up a new team again.
He made the Chlcagos a factor In the
race the first season, pulled them up to a
good paying proposition in the second, and
this season, when overtaken by Illness, had
the bunch -unnlng smoothly and warring
every inch of the road with Pittsburg and
Philadelphia, and even taking hard falls
from tha Giants. He haa surely proved
himself a prince of managera. Above
everything else. Be lee is clean In his meth
ods. He doala openly and honestly with
players and magnates alike, and haa the
unqualified respect and friendship of every
body in tha game. Ills retirement, even
for the rest of the seaaon, la a dlsttnci
loss to the game, and it will be the fervent
hope that he will be again found In tha
ranks next year, leading the Chicago team
and fighting for games Just as he was when
he took sick. Tha game hasn't enough
men like Frank Selee to spare even one.
"A Bubecrlber" at Fort Dodge, la., asks
that The Ike explain the "spit ball" and
Its delivery. The term is applied to a pecu
liarly prepared ball that takes an erratic
course after It leaves the pitcher's hand.
The pitcher prepares the ball by soaking
It In saliva, tobacco Juice preferred. After
he haa thoroughly drenched the ball he de
llveia It with a modification of the motion
used In throwing an ordinary curved ball.
Ita operation la uncertain, but differa from
the ordinary curve. In that the curve la
achieved by the retardation of tha ball due
to ita rotatory niotlou after leaving the
band. With tha ball revolving swiftly 00
Its own axis Its course Is varied in a direc
tion rtnrrtvltn t.i I'm t-.ttafli-m Whon It hni
ben sufficiently soaked In tobacco spittle
It is apparently subject to another law, the
conditions belrg disturbed by some factor,
probably the unsettling of Its mass move
ment owing to the unequal weight causd
by the moisture. This causes It to take an
eorentrlc course, and It Is said that even
the pitcher cannot determine with any ac
curacy where It Is going. The method of
delivery is peculiar and can hardly be sat
isfactorily described 1 na newspaper with
out the use of diagrams. The motion used
by the pitcher Is a combination of a throw
and a shove. It can best be learned by ob
serving an experienced pitcher using It.
As to Its utility, the following from the pen
rf Charles Nic hols, the veteran pitcher, will
be found of interest:
Nothing In years has attrarted so much
attenth n ss the spit ball. This delivery
of the ball in which the use of saliva Is
supposed to cause so much demoralisation
to the batsman has not been used by me
at all for the reason that I have not found
It necessary to add to my own effective
ness by recourse to any new style. From
what I have heard, the use of this new
factor In the work of the pitcher has
caused a deal more harm than It has
done good. Certainly our pitchers have
eschewed It entirely, and those who have
tried It say that It will handicap a pitcher
more that It will help him. The delivery of
such a ball Is Just like shoving It, as far
different from the usual style of delivering
a ball as one can Imagine. The reason
that It is difficult to control this kind of a
ball is not difficult to see, for the fingers
are wet and difficult to control. Taylor, of
our team, uses slippery elm, for the reason
that the flow of sllva Is Increased thereby
and not so much effort Is necessary to keep
the ball wet. Those who have used the
spit ball contlnaully say that In time the
pitcher will lose all control of his arm for
anything else but this kind of a ball. It
will be spit ball or nothing. That Is where
the trouble arises The change from one
kind of delivery to the spit ball. The one
who uses the latter to a degree finds that
he csnnot throw the other effectively at
nil. It will not affect the pitcher who tries
the ball occoslonali v. but let him continue
to use it and he will tlnd ho must let it
alone if he desires to continue in the game.
The recent city tennis championship tour
nament did one thing which was foremost
In the minds of the promoters and ttiat was
to bring out many new players who are
destined to come to the front. The direc
tors at the Field club have striven to wipe
away the Idea that because this tournament
was played at the Field club courts that
the play was more for the Field club mem
bers. This has been entirely set aside by
the manner in which visitors were treated
at the Field club. They were shown every
courtesy that was within the power of the
managers of the tournament and the direc
tors of the club and made to feel at home.
Two outsiders won the championship In
doubles and this was a complete surprise
and also the desire of many. Matteson and
Smith were too fast for Scrlbner and Kohn
and surpassed them on certain style cf
play that won the match.
Many of the younger players showed con
siderable speed during the tennis tourna
ment and tfte local entry list for the cham
pionship events that come on this month
should' be large. Many of the better of the
younger players were put down and out
near the fore part of the tournament. Koch
Is a coiner and won the applause of all who
saw the fast game that he put up. Matte
son Is a new comer, and although beaten in
the singles, went along to the semi-finals.
Leo Wilson also stayed well down the line
and is one of the coming players or tne
town. Not since Con Young has been win
ning all of the local chanjulonshlps has
there a man come to the front who shows
the speed that Scrlbner has this spring.
Frank, Haskell was thought to have tho
atuff in him to deliver the goods, but he
quit the game. Scrlbner has all of the es
sentials of a good tennis player, but he wis
beaten In the challenge match through su
the part of Young.
Scrlbner has a way of loafing through the
r tinrt of a game until he is way in tne
hole and then pulling out. This was char
acteristic of hla style In every match that
he played In the tournament. After he naa
gotten behind In the Young match he was
not able to come to the front, for Young
did not weaken, as many prohphesled that
he would. Dufrene plays an even gatne.
hut has not the speed that some of the
other youngsters possess. Many of the
older players are still at tennis ana Biny
Baxter. Dr. Teal, Ralph Sunderland and
others get as much enjoyment playing on
the splendid courts at the Field club as In
the days of yore.
With the defeat of the American tennis
team In straight matches In the challenge
round for the Dwlght Davis cup, the last
American athletic Invasion of England for
the summer came to an end. Taken as a
whole, the various attempts of the athletes
to gain honors abroad this year completely
failed. Of the half dozen invasions dui
two were successful, and It fell to the lot
of a mere girl to carry off the only honors
garnered in England. Miss Sutton, the
former holder of the woman's champion
ship in tennis, succeeded In capturing the
English title, but the honor does not fall
to this country completely, for Miss Sut
ton Is an English woman, although brought
up on the Pacific coast. Then, too, Mul
cahy and Varley won the double sculls at
Hamburg. The Vesper Boat club crew of
Philadelphia failed to get Into the finals
at the English Henley; the Seventh Regi
ment Rifle team was defeated at Bisley
by the Queen's Westminster Volunteers;
the American college athletes now touring
England have met with but little auocess.
and the American auto team was unplaced
In the race for the international Bennett
The defeat of the American tennis team
was a disappointment to followers of the
sport In this country, for it was thought
that after the magnificent play In the pre
liminary rounds that the team had an
excellent chance to recover the trophy won
here In 1903. That the team would be de
feated In straight matches was not ex
pected, despite the caliber of the cup de
fenders. In aoma quarters there is a
disposition to question the selection of the
team In that Beals C. Wright was left out
of the singles. All reports from England
give universal prominence to Wright's
playing, and it was confidentially expected
after his remarkable playing against the
Australian, Brookes, he would be one of
the players to enter the singles. The fact
that Brookes defeated Smith, and was in
turn defeated by Wright, showed the lat-
ter'a caliber, for Smith later defeated
Larned In tha challenge round. There
are many close followers of tennis who be
lieve that Wright is the coming American
champion In singles. It Is reported that
he will go In more for single play here
after. The play showed that the Do
hertys are not equaling their game of two
years ago, but at that they are a trifle too
steady for the American experts. This
appeared to be their one great advantage
over the players of this country in the
Davis cup matches. Regardless of how the
scores were set against them, they were
never beaten back or flustered, and re
turned shot after shot while waiting for
their opponent's game. Even the English
accounts of the play admit that In service
and killing returns the American playera
were equal to or surpassed the home ex
perts. It was at the crucial moments of
the play that th Dohertya proved, both
Individually and aa a team. Just so much
superior to the Americans as to give the
margin of victory. Should they accept the
pressing Invitation to visit this country
lth the returning Americana and play fn
the national championships, a further test
of their ability should be a great help to
the tennis playera of this country.
P. A. Vaile, the London critic, discussing
tlie double WAtca between Ward and
Wright and Dunlop and Brooke for the
Davis cu: said:
The American pair. Ward and Wright,
won their match agalnat the Australians.
Dunlop and Brookes, at Queens club
somewhat easllv by I seta to I. The win
ders never looked losers from the start.
They are without doubt a very fine pnlr.
If thay continue in the way that they
have been going they may be relied upon
to give all tennis players on this side of
the water something to think about.
The serving and overhead work of the
Americans is very good. Beals Wright
partlculsrly excets in the latter depart
ment. He does nearly all of his amaahlng
with arm work, but he is so strong and
accurate that this peculiarity, which In a
less extraordinary player would be a
blemish, does not In the least detract from
the merit of his fine work in this depart
ment. The Americans showed wonderfully good
combination and head work. The latter Is,
Indeed. In evidence all of the time, and
the manner in which they selxe upon an
opponent s weak points and feed them Is a
treat to see. Whenever they were In diffi
culties they tossed to Brookes, and this
otherwise fine player tapped them back
gently when he did not put them out.
This is quite useless against men with the
resource and agility of the famous Amer
icans. They Just ran for them, and If In a
bad position tossed them back to Brookes
and maneuvered for position. The number
of points thus lost to the Australian ilr
waa very large. I should have felt th s
much more keenly than I did had I not
been practically certain that even with
a win in this event Australia could not
have regained the position the previous
day's dlstastrous work had put it In.
Dunlop again proved himself a very fine
doubles player, his volleying generally, and
particularly his overhead work, being ex
cellent. His service seems to the onloclter
very simple, but it la astonishing how
ItmnU h. aln, nrltK I, lJ -
rather alowly, but thla enables him to get '
into position at tne net, ani when there
he Is very difficult to pass. His return of
the service is excellent; indeed, in this re
spect he Is probably the equal of anv of
the quartet. His placing of his volleys
was occasionally very fine; Indeed. It Is
hardly too mucb to say that he was sound
The greatest Mot on Brookes' fine game,
his overhead work, waa again much in
evidence. He will not hit his overhead
stuff at all. The alx-a-slde England vs.
Australia match baa, I understand, been
definitely arranged. If I were captain of
the Australian team I should make a great
effort to lure Brookes Into putting in half
an hour a day "branding lobs." It might
make a great difference to his side. I
quite agree with Brookes' Idea of winning
hy placing, but when that is not on, there
Is only one thing for any one who wishes
to be taken seriously as a doubles player
to do. and that Is to put his return "out
of sight" by pace. Brookes, like Beals
Wright, does all his overhead work purely
with his arm, but he has not the strength
of the American.
fplendld fishing Is being had at Cut Off
lake by the local anglers and every evening
a largo number avail themselves of the
opportunity to fish in these nearby waters.
Many fine bass have been caught during
the past week with different kinds of bait.
The favorite bait Is frogs, with which the
bank of the lake are lined. Some of the
less expert fishermen have discarded the
reels and are fishing with sixteen foot
poles and a stout line. Of course, this Is
the best way to land fish, but not the most
sportsmanlike. While casting for bass sev
eral large crapples have been landed, show
ing that the lake has a good variety of
fish, for aunflsh are caught at all times.
No game has made such stride In late
years as tho old Scottish game of golf.
Several years ago It was looked upon In
this western country as the game for af
fected persons, and It was not many years
ago that the first links were laid out at the
old Patrick farm. Now all classes of sport
lovers are engaging In the pastime. Tennis
and base ball at the clubs have-had to give
up many of their best players to the links.
There Is reason In the advancement of the
popularity of the game among many classes
of players. No game Is now played, better
suited for an elderly man, who has an
afternoon or evening to put In out-of-doors.
For these football could not be thought of,
tennis and base ball are too severe, and
croquet Is too slow, so that golf just fills
the requirement Men who have never en
gaged In any of the outdoor sports have
taken up golf and become enthusiastic
players. Some of the best known athletes
In the city have also become enthusiastic!
over golf and play nothing else.
Auto dealers In Omaha, as well aa sev
eral buyers, are Interested In the announce
ment that the railroads have agreed to
a reduction In the caaes of freight rates
for automobiles west of Chicago. Under
the new rule cars will be accepted at less
than carload lots at the rate for first-class
freight Instead of three times the first-
class rates. The new ruling makes It pos
sible for a motorist, shipping his car from
Chicago to points farther west, to do so
at about one-third the former coat.
Mra. E. H. Spraguewlll participate In the
golf championships at Chicago next week
and will then retire from the links. She
has been an ardent follower of the rubber
ball since the links were first laid out In
Omaha and has made an enviable record,
winning the Transmlsslsslppl for ladle at
St. Louis this summer.
A scheme Is on foot to revive the ancient
and honorable pastime of the Englishmen
known as cricket, and it la proposed to
place the wlcketa In Miller park. Time
waa when cricket waa quite a game In
Omaha, and thla town boasted of a team
that did not have to take a back seat to
any In the country. Tlmea have changed.
however, and the Scottish game of golf
haa run the cricketers to cover. The en
thusiastic cricketers have become Just as
firm believer In golf. J. B. Reynold and
Harry Lawrle play at golf harder than
they ever did at cricket, and J. E. Buck
ingham and Jack Francis have each
witched. Francis write from Chicago
that he Is playing a rotten game of golf,
but this la taken as a little wrong dopo
to throw the boy off, so that ha can take
them on for a more advantageous match
when he run over here some Sunday.
Dr. Maurice FranclaEgan of the Cathollo
university at Washington does not believe.
like many of the heads of Ajnerlcan col
leges, that athletics are carried too far
and that they are Injurious to- student.
In a recent address to the graduating class
of VUlanova college he aald:
If vou have neglected Vlra-il n,t. .
foot nail and base ball, do not worry about
it. The reasonable growth of athletic, in
our colleges has done more to train Amer
icans in tne science or team work, in
obedience and In the subordination of mr.it
.to the general good than all the axioms of
anm nair psycnologlsts.
Athletics have driven out the worship
of the shirt and the apotheosis of snob-
uimineBs ana sioin. A man who goes In
for good work on the field knows that he
must get down to Mother Earth. He soon
learns that clothes do not make the man,
but that strengh, skill and fair play help.
Those mothers who weep over a lost tooth
or a broken rib or two should remember
that for every bruise that their sons re
ceive there will be a falling off in the
consumption of nicotine and alcohol.
The foot ball coaches of the University
of Pennsylvania have been working over
the game tor the last few weeks and it is
declared that a new system has been
evolved which la revolutionary and atart
llng. The plan, which ha been attacked
on every aide on the checker board, haa
demonstrated Its practicability and it now
awaita trial in the field. It la possible, un
der the rules of 19C. made by the aelf
constltuted foot ball rule committee,
which refused to make tha oiiangea de.
manded by all except a few, which should
make the game more open. The appear
ance or woodruff aa an adviser at Penn.
sylvanla after an absence of Borne year
makes It seem likely that the proposed new
system will consist of mass play even
closer than the guards-back, for which he
Th new rules have Just been published
In "Spalding's Foot Ball Quids," and aho
very few changea from last year. Only
one Is radical and likely to really affect
th faju. la th rule regarding crlm'
mages a change has been made which
will permit closer formation than those of
last year. Instead of flie open piny, which
had been expected. The committee con
sidered the question on several occasions
during the winter and spring and the re
sult has been a deflnntlon of the line of
scrimmage which Is most elastic. It pro
vides that six players must be In line In
the scrimmage, as was the case last year,
but Includes the deflnatlon of the line,
which Is absurd. A player will be In the
line If either his head, foot or hand is
within one foot of It. This will enable a
man to stand four feet behind the line, na
it was last year, and yet be on It simply
by stretching out his hand. The possibili
ties of this change are great. Two guards
may be back of the line and yet be on It,
according to the rule. Mass plays may be
even closer than they were last year; and
who Is to decide If a player has his hand
within one foot of the line? The player
can easily stretch out that foot or two
without being found out, and the officials
will be absolutely powerless to prevent It.
Suppose a man Is a good distance behind
the line, with his hand outstretched, and
the official some distance away, how can
the official determine whether he is a foot
or a yard from the line of scrimmage?
Disputes will be constant and the delays
to the game will be more frequent than
ever. It Is again urged that now Is the
time to change the rules and make them
more rational. It Is also argued that the
men In charge cannot have given the mat
ter careful study, else such a rule ns this
would never have appeared on the books.
One of the foot ball authorities at one
of the big colleges, commenting upon this
rule, said: "You Just watch the players
on the teams of the colleges represented
on that rules committee. It Is 10 to 1
that there will be several with an ex
tremely long reach. Changes In the rules
have been made every year to fit tho In
coming teams of the colleges represented on
that committee. Some day there will be
a rule against biting In the line, and the
succeeding fall will find several players
with front teeth missing. The whole thing
is a farce and the sooner the real foot
ball players get together and make rules
plain and simple the better It will be for
the game. The present rules are an abom
ination." Swimming Is beoomhig quite the thing In
Omaha since the advent of real warm
weather and the swimming instructors at
Manawa and Cut Oft are having their
hands full. Of course there are not so
many expert swimmers inland aa there are
near the coast towns, but Omaha is not
without her quota of swimmers who are
really expert, swimmers who learned to
swim back east on the banks of the Little
St. Joo or some other historic stream. One
of Omaha's most enthusiastic swimmers is
Honry Dunn, chief of the detective de
partment at the city Jail. Nearly every
evening this month Mr. Dunn has been
out at Cut Off lake taking a dip. He be
lieves swimming one of the best of sports
a sport that is particularly beneficial to
anyone having sedentary habits or occu
pation. "I like to take a run out to the
lake, throw my clothes off and become a
boy again. There Is nothing like splash
ing around In the water. The exercise
brings Into play nearly every muscle In
the body, to say nothing of refreshing one
and taking out the kinks," says Mr. Dunn.
While Mr. Dunn Is an expert swimmer he
does not go In for records or for anything
of that sort. He has merely acquired bis
present proficiency by years of practice.
Every year he takes a trip to the Pacifio
coast and take a dip In old ocean. "Speak
ing of swimming," remarked Mr. Dunn,
"I am surprised there are not more women
awimmers In Omaha. Swimming Is one
of the sports peculiarly adapted to the fair
ex and It does them a world of good."
A. H. Fetters, after an absence from the
City of several weeks, Is again seen on the
streets witn his macnine.
H. E. Fredrlckson exDects to visit the
different automobile factories this month
and make his aelection of machines for
the coming year.
It la probable that the elimination trials
for the thirteen American cars entered
for the Vanderbllt cud race will be at not
more than 200 miles.
Chairman Morrell of the American Auto
mobile Association Racing board Is father
of this bon mot. uttereu Jestingly: "So
far aa I can see, all the tours this year
have been races, and most of the races
have been tours."
Already the subject Is being agitated of
having a long competitive tour next year
that shall be open to all. The Glldden tour
Is for owners only and It Is argued that
the reputation of some manufacturers
suffer through their cars being Incapably
handled by owners, while the manufacturer
Is barred from competing.
How long will a SDark plug last? The
answera to the question will probably be as
numerous as the kinds of spark plugs to
be found on the market. An English mo
torist report that he ha run his car e.uuu
miles without ever taking oft the plug, and
this should be pretty close to record. One
thing about it is that when one gets hold
of a good plug he hangs onto it, fearing
the result lr h changes it.
German makers favor the adoption of a
standard formula for automobile construc
tion. Their association, tho Automobile
Technlsche Gessellschaf t of Berlin, met
recently and decided to collect from all
leading firms Information as to the actual
dimensions used In construction, from
which It is hoped standard formulae may
be arrived at. The formulae It Is pro
posed to issue In a small booklet, and it
Is hoped that they will be adopted by all
A certain motorist not long ago was re
minded of the good old adage beginning
with. "Out of. the mouths of babes una
sucklings." and thought it was the pattest
thing he knew. His gasoline tank had
sprung a leak and he slopped at the first
town to have It repaired. The repair man
looked It over and told the owner that he
could not solder the tank because It was
full of gasoline vapor, which would cause
an explosion. Then a 12-year-old boy who
was standing near came to the rescue.
"Whv can't he fill the tank with water
and then aolder it on the outatde?" asked
the lad. "The water will push out all the
gas. tils advice waa taken in a Jirry.
A verv auccessful and moat enjoyable au
tomobile trip was made recently by Mr. and
Mra. W 111a rd ta. Chambera in their new
machine. Leaving Omaha last Sunduy
morning at b o'clock, the party enjoyed
the glories ana beauty or an early morning
ride to Council Bluffs, at which place they
breakfasted with Mr. Chambers' parents.
After a brief respite they left for Mul
vern. making the trip there without an un
pleasant Incident of any kind. The return
to omaiia was maae last i-uesnay. -Mr.
Chambers haa had his machine but two
weeks and this is the first time he has
ventured so far from home. The machine
worked beautifully both ways and even
surprised the owner with the power de
veloped in making the hills and bluffs over
WV. have Just completed installing a copper ripe nun turrvi
from the civnt vnt In our stornue cellars to the Bottling
Department. Tills Is ft new Innovation, our brewery being
the only one in Oninhn or the west equipped In this manner.
With this modern nnatiKeiuetit we till bottles with beer drawn
direct from the hermetically sealed vats In our storage cellars
(Instead of drawing beer luto barrels and from tho barrels
anain Into iMittles, ns tinder the old system).
We therefore preserve all the life and delicate flavor of
the beer, and guarantee you that a glass of Storr, Kiue HIMon
bottle beer possesses all the vim and opnt'kle of that drawn
from a freshly tupped barrel.
TKij" is merely- one. mpre reajonwViy
yovt jlio-ulcL orier iJlort. IMuc Hilton,
tkc del! ciouj Leer. -At your, cafe' , or
for you.r Kome,',
vJTORZ. DTtEWINCrCO. OMAHA r
LUnd'tili It a contagious dlseaaa caused fey a microbe.
GOlNG-l GOING-!! GONE lit.
.SAVE IT HERPIC1DE Will tWl IT ICO LATE FOR UEfiTlCHS
roe mere mention 01 -nair remedy- 1 rurr, Itching scalp and faillr. hi
ttu-ows some men Into a fit of un- I be cured by stopping the mlcroblc growth
reasonauiv mcruuuiy. iv is true cnei
before the mlcrobto origin of baldness
lillx'l rUV rlkr 1 iheni were designeuiv so. ciuoiio. oald-aV.-
a VI 1 Arv ncss Is Incurable but Its forerunner, dand.
scalp and fallirj hair can
tunning the mlcroblc growth
with Newbro'a Herplclde. It prevent re
infection. Monev back If nnsatlaf nrtnrr.
Waa discovered that most hair reme- Delightful hair dressing. Stops Itching of
diea were worthless, but not many of I the scalp Instantly.
prif lior?, 11. w. atae nk aitiapi to ntiruut Co.. Ptpt. n. Detroit, Mica, fee a iano'e,
THE ORIGINAL rarnedy that "kills tha Dandruff Qerm."
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APPLICATIONS AT PROMINENT BARBER SHOPS.
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11 Ay0 k c crowning feature of any 1 1
Is the crowning feature of any
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weather's hot, nothing so refreshing when
you are tired, nothing gives such restful sleep.
Jetter Brewing Co.
HUGO F . B I L Z
14th & Douglas, Tel. 1542
Co. Hlurrs Headquarters
feu Ma1iIstrt:,Tt.iL sC Telephone Number 8, South Omah.
Trunks, Traveling Bags 3 Suit Cases
More Trunks than floor npuce. We are over-stocked
for the room. We have a lot of High Grade trunks Unit
we will sell nt a low price.
Our All Leather $5.00 Suit Cuse, 21 Inch ami 20 Inch,
Vs the best made for the money.
FIXE IIAKNESS, SADDI.KS AND FANCY HORSE
ALFRED CORNISH & CO.
Telephone No 23H. 1210 Farmm Street.
FOLLOW THE FLA0L'
IDtie J7 o ti 1 rx r
vescent Cure for
Biliousness, Disordered Stomacta
Cunlaint no heart drfri$sinf , datftroui dtugt.
Promptly effective. No gripingor unplrasantneaa
Ol such unusual excellence that il has been
sold on Merit more than 6o years.
At Dmrsiiti, 60c and $1. or by mail from
THE TARRANT CO.. 44 Hudaon Street, N. Y.
DEPUTY STATE VETERINARIAN.
H. L RAMACCIOTTI. D. V. S
CITr VETER I MARIAS.
Office and Infirmary, 2fcth and Mason Ht
OMAHA. NEB Ttphc.ne 639
When You Write
remember It only take an extra stroke oi
two of the pen to mention tha tact thai )oj
aw ifie avu. iu ua
South and Southeast, one fare plus $2.00.
Hot Springs, Ark., daily $2300
rt. Louis, .Uo., tlaii.v 15 50
Chautauqua, N. Y.,"july 28th 34.00
Detroit, Mich., Aug 13th and 14th 21.50
Pittsburg, Ta., Aug. 17th and 18th 25.25
Richmond, Va., Sept. 8th to 11th Inclusive' 3375
Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 14th to 16th inclusive 32.75
Long limits, stop overs and other features offered in con
nection with the above rates.
All agents can sell you through tickets and route you
All tickets reading over the Wabash from Chicago east
are optional with passenger via lake or rail, either or both
Call at Wabash City office, 1C01 Farnom street, or write
and let me give you all information, maps, descriptive mat
ter, folders, etc.
HARRY E. MOO RES,
O. A. I. D. Wabeah Ry., Omaha, Neb.
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