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THE OMJliA DAILY BEE: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1003.
SOME GOSSIP OF TOE TURF
Biden Are taking oa Flenh and Utj E
' '"Barrad bj Weight
KECOfiD. OF JOCKEYS FOR LAST YEAR
Miller I.-a-1a In AMrrlrt and Wkmtlr
. la F7aaland, Kaeh with a Fin
(1.1st ( Win MU
NEW YORK. Dec. l.-(8peclal.)-8cveral
Jockeys prominent during the past season
that has just closed will have difficulty In
Kitting down to riding weight next year. If
at all. Among these are Willie Davis, who
waa under contract to Sydney Paget during
the eastern season and did considerable
ildlng for August P.elmont; Frankle (VNe:i,
who rode for Newton Bennington and Fred,
v.trlew and who piloted Roseben In nearly
nil his memorable victories, and finished
econd on the Hat of winning Jockeys for
the season; Arthur Redfern. who bears tho
reputation of being the best horseman
among recent American Jockeys; Bhnw.
Lyne, J. Martin and others. According t
reports, Willie Knapp, the little western
Jockey, who was one of the remarkable
sensation of the year, has also been taking
n weight rapidly during the latter part of
i he. season and may have difficulty keeping
down to the. required weight.
It can also be stated upon the best of au
thority that when the time rolls around for
the stewards of the Jockey club to deal nut
the riding llcenaes for 180(1 there Is a strong
likelihood that at least three or four prom
inent riders will not find f.ielr names on the
list. That the stewards were dissatisfied
with the riding of a number of Jockeys
during the season Just closed there can be
no doubt, but the proving of dishonest acts
upon the iwirt of Jockeys la a serious propo
sition. When It comes to granting licenses
It i within the power of the stewards to
simply orult certain names in the list with
out stating fi-ason.. This, It Is said on the
ysrv Ulghenr authority, will be the course
Reeotili of the Jockeys.
Several of the prominent American Jock
os who have been riding In'dlfforept parts
of, Europe during the year have been arriv
ing back home and more are expected
within the next few days. Among thooo
who have recently returned are Fred Taral
and Harry Lewis, who rode in Austria,
Hour, and Rausch, the little California!!,
who waa W. K. Vanderbllt s leading Jookey
Jn the French tracks.
The records of the prominent tidvii In
' the cost during the season are as followa:
"VJ I M
AV. Knapp .
I Hums .
6.1. Martin ..,
Lyne ....... ;
J Haird .......
J W. Davis ..
. Mi-Daniel ..
'. Romnnelll .
, J. Jones ....
.r"L. Ftnlth. ......
' n. Smith
t .T. .1. Wulah ....
' Vi lntyre .......
!, ' ' Flnnegan
t'.V. Hur.haiuut .
Scha fTner ,,..
jj IVtid heat in' Metropolitan handicap.
5 Sleep: chase riders.
S Jockeys who lleinala Abroad.
y The two American Jockeys who remain on
"'the Engllalt course arc Danny Maher and
J. U. Martin. Maher, with 101 -victories,
riltxlwd' second on the list of' winning
I -Jackets, while Martin was ninth on the !Nt.
. K. Wl-.eatley finished first, with 116 vie
I'lOiies. Martin's poor showing is bttrlbuW
to the lack of good mounts. Maher had 411
' mounts, and with 101 victories had a per
j en'.age of 24.57. Whcatley Had 537 hiouuta,
K7 more than Msher. and m-lth 116 victories
v bad a percentage of 21.60. O. Madden, who
finished third on the lief, had 623 mounts
!nd bad only 101 victories, with a percentv
tge of !.:.
;.' Regarding the records ot Jockeys on the
other side of the water the London Sporting
! l.lfrt has t hft -1im.f no- IA b3
. ........ . j .
': Maher and Madden have met with con
fulderabla difficulty in reaching their lonth
! win th la season, but. strangely, each ac
ompllshed the desirable attainment on Fri
lilay last. Madden being first to do so.
r Maher brought his score to 101 by a fur
finer victory later In the day, hut he was
'iot soon out on 8unday at Hurst park and
'.Madden, by winning the last race, now ties
f with the American for seoond position. It
is extremely unlikely that either of the
VlMLlr named will now overhaul Whuikv
rVven If he onlv adds two or threo fnniiir
f victories between now and the end of the
.neason, for Maher usually returns to Amer-
lea before the close, and Madden, brilliant
iJiorscnian though lie be, will have to ride
with phenomenal success to catch ' the
i Waumber Jockey. Higga continues to pile
Mip victories, and, with nlnety-aeven Ins,
ls well in the running for second prize,
'.which, he may quite conceivably secure.
t Randall, recovered from his indisposition,
has not been seen so frequently in the sad
tile and may not reach his lup. Templeman
agid Blades have each done well, and with
the remark that Martin and Halsey scored
their fiftieth wins at Newmarket, the ap
pended figures may he left to explain the
.cMungs oi ine icaoiiig group:
101 ' 16. 20
97 17. 89
85 18 76
7 19 28
fcl 16 .68
50 14 57
48 16 90
36 13 18
32 ' 12 .07
K.. Wh-atley 5.T?
P. Maher (American) ....411
O. Madden 623
W. Iltgg 542
H. Randall 4M
R. Dillon 3S9
;"W. Onggs (apprentice... its
,.1. H. Martin (Anturican).341
VW. Halsey 843
; II. Jpnes &3
,'H. I.ynham 273
McCall .... 249
A. Sharpies (apprentice). 2S
'H. Blades (apprentice). ..326
CJ7. Prleatman , 17
Pmeslag of Waahlagtoa Park.
J News that ths Washington Park Jockey
,t lub of Chicago will pass out if existence
(Shortly has been received wlh regret by
; turfmen In the east. The. Washington Park
Huh i greatest event since Its Inauguration
has been the American terby, which is one
of the extremely few great American turf
classics known to English turfmen. The
efforts mads by the club In 1SUJ to encour
age International racing are largely re
sponsible for the fame of the event abroad.
In that: year the Duke of Beaufort sent a
starter to the post In Strath rose, shipping
'Mm all the way from England to run In
.this race. Btrathrose was teaten.
In reornt years such prominent American
turfmen as August Belmont, the late Wil
ilajn.C. Whitney, James K. Keene. Clar
ence. II. Markay. H. P. Whitney, li. B.
Duryea. Louis V. Bell, etc., have made
entries to the stake.
Since the Inauguration In 18N. strictly
speaking, only one eastern horse has won
the event. Highball. Mr. Bheftel'g high
class colt, rapturing It In 1804. Ha was
red' and foaled in Kentucky. From a
financial aa well as sporting point of view
th retirement of the Washington Park
club wilt be a serious blow to those Inter
ested In the sport of kings, the club sines
1884 having distributed to turfmen nearly
I260.0CO each year at Its twenty-five days'
Its first president was General Phillip
Mheridaa. whe was succeeded by Oeerge
Henry Wheeler,- a popular and successful
viiiaen of Chicago. Since Mr. Wheeler's
death the affairs of the club have been
managed hy the following list of officials.
I-awreuce A. Toung. president: Watson J.
Kerry, vice president; Jsmes Howard,
secretary and treasurer; Lawrence A.
Toung, Watson J. Ferry. James Howard.
John F. Morse and William L. Fhelps, di
Chance for C heaper Horses.
The less wealthy class of horse owners
are about to he catered to In way such
as they have long dealred. A smaller cir
cuit of running meetings Is gradually be
ing established under Jockey club auspices,
which will . afford these lovers of the
thoroughbred an opportunity to race their
horses without continually having to come
In. contact with the higher class animals
owned by the more wealthy patrons of the
Fore some time past It has been a hard
matter for owners possessed of moderate
racers to find a spot where these might
be raced with any prospect of paying their
feed bills. More especially has this been
the case since the Influx of western horse
owners, owing to the unsettled state of
the western turf, and the consequent
paucity of western meetings. The fields of
horses on the New Tork circuit have been
crowded to overflowing, making the matter
of winning races a task even more difficult
than In former years. The class of these
horses has moreover Improved in a like
ratio. Even to win a cheap selling race
nowadays It Is necessary to own a fairly
valuable horse. And since the owner of
moderate means ran III afford to risk the
chance of the horse being taken away from
him by a run up, unless he Is a gambler,
he finds his hurse a drag on the market.
The majority of the places enumerated
propose running two meetings In each year
of fifteen days each, giving a total approxi
mately of 200 racing days.
CtDAIIY TK AM STILL 1 LEAD
End of Thirteenth Week Finds Omaha
League Teams Well Bunched.
Standing of teams In the Omaha Bowling
league at the end of the thirteenth week:
Won. Lost. Tct. Tins.
Cudahys 27 12 92 35.529
Metx Brothers 28 14 .Ml 35.431
Btors Blues 24 1.1 .815 35.373
Armours 23 1 .590 36.630
Krug Harks 2 111 .631 3R.:M
On I mods 19 20 .487 34.541
Benos 10 21 ,'SA 33.113
Black Kats 8 31 .2'J6 33,147
Detailed work of teams:
5 73 X
3 o i ?
Krug Barks 914 703 S71 2-7
Met a Bros 907 W Si 2.1S
Biorx Ulues -.906 H94 tt 229
Cudahvs !0 719 1W4
Armours K9H 71 U 200
Onlmods .! 71 S4U SW
Benos 42 572 K72 2:i
Black Kats WO WW S21 242
Played. Av. I Played.
Pprague 3ti 192 Red 23
McCaKue 33 1S9 Krush 39
Conrad 36 1 Mugill ....
W. . Johnson. 24 19 KneeU ....
Krltcher 9 lt Anderson
O. Krnnclsco...l5 1M Denman .
f;)erde 3.) 1K.8 Mnrble ..
Weber 12 1X7 Hodges ..
a 16 t'lckermg
1S4 Tracy ....
1S1 Hunter ..
1K4 Welty ....
...) 1st Chatelalnn
..39 1M Molyneaux
..: 1R3 Chandler ..
3 : Williams ...
m J. C. Read
HO O. E. Johnson. M 17
179 Hughes .
179 Snyder .
17$ Mullia ..
LIFE MALTS AHEAD I COM.MBHCIAL
Heeond Team Has Lost Two More
Game Than tho Leaders.
Team standing In the Commercial league:
pins. r. w. is. p.c.
Stephens A Smith.
Jetter Gold Tops..
P. ac O. KnmoB....
Hugo F. Blls
Thurston Rllles ...
Armours No. 2
25.778 30 24
24.925 30 22 8
24.227 30 19 U
24.222 30 17 1.1
23,910 30 14 1
22,970 30 9 21
23.395 30 8 22
23.172 30 7 23
Schedule this week at Metropolitan alleys:
December 18, Gold Tops against Hugo F.
Blls:sDecember 19. Life "Malts against Ste
phens & Smith; December 20, Lemp Fal
staffs against P. & G. Kamos; December
21, Thurston Rifles against Armour No. 2.
J. J. Berger is high for the Krug monthly
prlxe with 633. He also leads for the Ste
phen ft Smith single game prize with 234.
Individual averages Commercial leagje:
Played. Ave.! Played. Ave.
27 182 R. Nichols.... 30 162
17M Davis ,
1T6 O'Connor ....
173 Hartman ....
170 Solomon ....
16a J. Welmer....
21 16L Stine
27 168 Patterson ...
30 15,LefhoIts ....
24 lw Jay, Capt...
24 ltiVKIernan ....
21 165 Baehr
21 165 W. Nichols..
27 164 Butler
! Hush ....
FOR BID PROFESSIONAL COACHES
College Presidents Make Changes la
Foot Rail Rules.
MILWACKEE, Wis.. Dee. 1.-The presi
dents of eight colleges In northern Illinois
and Wisconsin today formulated a set of
rules which will be enforced for the re
formation of foot ball regardless of any
changes that may be made In the rules
of the game by the rules committee. The
conference Included the following schools
and was called at the Instance of Dr. K.
C. Hughes of Rlpon college:
Rlpon college. Wis.; Beiolt college, Be
lolt. Wis. ; Lake Forest university, Lake
Forest. 111.: Knox college. Galesburg. III.;
Northwestern university, Watertown, Wis.;
Carroll college. Waukeuha, Wis., and Law
rence university, Appleton, Wis.
The rules forbid the hiring of profes
sional coaches outside of the physical di
rectors of the school who are members
of the faculty and furblda the playing of
any student who has ever taken money
for athletic ability or gifts for such ser
vices. Crete Boys and Gtrls wis.
CRETE. Neb.. Dec. 16. (Special. -The
two basket ball teams from Fairmont High
school suffered disastrous defeats at tho
hands of the local high school teams. The
first half of the girls' game was a one-sided
affair, but during the second half the Fair
mont girls took a temporary brace. Miss
Rena Hill did some excellent work In gonl
throwing, scoring all but 2 points for the
visitors. The final score was 76 to 25. The
boys' game was slow. The Fairmont boys
sre accustomed to outside work and were
clumsy on the floor. The Crete boys were
too well drilled In the game and showed it
In ctery ploy. The final score waa 60 to 12
In Crete's favor. The Crete teams have not
been beaten this year and have played ten
f;amea with an average ot more than t to J
11 their favor.
Pnlllana Anaoaares Releases.
NEW TORK. Dec. 11 President Putllat.i
of the National Base Ball league today an
nounced the following releases: By Chi
cago to Boston. John O'Neil and Frank
Pfeffer; bv Chicago to Brooklyn. John Mc
Carthy, James P. Casey. Bert Brlggs and
William Maloney; by Boston to Chicago, P
J. Morun; by Brooklyn to Chtcaeo. Jame
T. Sheckard; hy Pittsburg to Roaton, Dav'1
L. Brain, George E. Howard and V. A
Liadaman; by Boston to Pittsburg. Victor
G. Willis; by Philadelphia to Toledo, O
Krueger, B. Abbott and F. Corridon.
B. O. Cats Oat Passes.
BALTIMORE. Dee. 16. -The announce
ment was made today that with the clos
of the year the Baltimore Ohio railroat
will cease to issue passes and reduced rat
trAnsportation of all sorts except to officer
end employes of the Baltimore Ohio anf
connecting lines, to whom transport t'or
will he Issued aa heretofore.
Itaieats Best S si stars.
The Omaha High school basket ball teatr
d.'lewted the Thurston Rifles last evening
n a game In the Cltv league bv a score of
.1 to in.
EVKT 0 THK llSlft TRACKS
Charlatan Wlas Parlne t ilna Handi
cap at Incleslde.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15 There were
two big events at Ingleside today, the
match between Bearcatcher and Cruxados
and the Pacific I'nlon handicap. Bear
catcher won easily. Cruiados was first to
go to th" front and at the three-quarter
pole was three lengths to the good, but the
pace told and when McBrlde let out a
wrap Bearcatcher ran away from the fav
orite aa If he were tied. It was a popular
victory. The raclflc I'nlon handicap re
su'ted In a surprise for the wise ones. The
favorite. Confederate, had no chance at the
S.H i. Charlatan, slow to begin, finished
strong In the first place. In front of the
stand the Jockey pulled over In front of
Nealon, committing what In. iked like n foul.
The Judges refused to allow the protest.
First race, mile and three-sixteenths
Orchan won, Eonar second, Isabclllta third.
Second race, five furlongs Bell Reed won,
Dsvld Boland second. Soundly third. Time:
Tbird race, five and a half furlongs,
special Bearcatcher won, Cruiados second.
Time: 1:7. Two starters.
Fourth race, one mile, the Fadfic Vnlon
handicap Charlatan won. Nealon second,
Tenordale third. Time: 1:43.
Fifth race, tnlle and an eighth, handicap
Rightful won. Bannock Belle second.
Hooligan third. Time: L56V6.
Sixth race, six furlongs Proper won. Pln
kerton second, Andrew B. Cook third.
NEW ORLEANS, Pec. 16,-Results at the
First race, five and one-half furlongs
Deuxtemps won, Formaster second. Fruit
third. Time: 1:1S.
Srcond race, selling,, mile and seventy
yards Decoration won. Wedgewood sec
ond. Fred Hornberk third. Time: 1:64S-
Third race, two miles Cashier won,
Ponca second, Aummaster third. Time:
Fourth race, preliminary derby handicap:
two-year-olds, six f iirlongs Ben Hodder
won, James Roddick second, Delmore third.
Fifth race, selling, mile and seventy yards
Ladv Klllson won. Cclonel White second.
Sincerity Belle third. Time: 1:53. .
Sixth race, mile and seventy yards
Light Note won. Safeguard second, Ithena
third. Time: 1:5394.
Results at City Park:
First race, mlli; and three-sixteenth, sell
ing Ivanhoe won. Curata secqjid, Falernlan
third. Time: 2:WH.
Second race, five furlongs Mint Boy won,
Malleable second. Mathia third. Time:
Third race, handicap, six furlongs Tos
cb.ii won. Otis Heldnrn second, Lucy Toung
th'rd. Time: 1:20.
Fourth race. Cypress stakes, mile and
an eighth Lurallghter won, Klelnwood sec
ond. Harry Stephens third. Time: 2:0?V4.
Fifth race, five and a half furlongs, sell
ing Echodale won. Josette second, Algon
quin third. Time: l:3iiH.
Sixth race, mile and a sixteenth Lamna
drome won, Double second, Layson third.
LOS ANGELES, Cal.. Dec. 11-Results
First race, six furlongs, selling Rodolfo
won, E. C. Runle second, Punchte third.
Second race, five furlongs Foxhall -won,
Roval Front second. Dr. McCarty third.
Third race. Futurity course Don Porno
won. Escalante , second. La Londe third.
Fourth race, one mile, the California
club handicap Vino won, Retropaw second.
Cello third Time; 1:11
Fifth race, mile and seventy yarda Mnl
Lottery won. Varieties second. Bavarian
third. Time: 1:45V.
Sixth race, six furlong Aluono won,
Ballev second. Iidy Kaspar third. Time:
Honks: He always was a sure-thing bet
tor. He'd better wnit till ho can get one
that will run without an engine.
Chugs: tllmn says he won't get a motor
car till they will give hhn a forfeit guaran
tee against accident or breakdown.
News from Paris to the effect that the
Automobile club of France has deckled In
favor of holding several races next sum
mer, makes it seem possible that the club
may decide not to return the Vanderbllt
cup. Formerly the French club declared
itself in favor of only one race during the
It is a settled fact that If denaturalized
alcohol Is put on the free list, by congress
this term that the orsranired engineers of
the leensed factories will begin experiments
In their laboratories to develop an engine
to use It as fuel. The denaturalised alcohol
used abroad is poisoned so as to ne unm
to drink and given a brilliant purple or
pink hue in the same process.
Mr. Webb Jay, the noted driver and
sales manager, has fully recovered from
the Injuries received the past summer In
an eastern race and Is now In charge of the
Chicago branch of the White company.
Mr. Jay has many friends among the au
tomoblllsts here In Omaha as he has been
out this way a number of times each
season. Some of the steamer owners In
this city Mr. Brandels. Mr. Nash Mr. C.
H. Brown have had Mr. Jay out In their
cars and his remarks ble knowldege of
the machine and skill In handling same
. always attracted attention.
; An automobile as a purchase Is some
thing that 'a man considers for a longer
1 time beforehand than he does the buying
of a hat. Most specimens of the genus
homo need to be annually reminded to be
gin thinking early about their Christmas
purchaaes. Advertising reminders by deal
ers will greatly help along their mid-winter
sales. A New York agent for Oldsmobiles
who advertised cars for Christmas gifts
last vear. sold twenty runabouts and ten
touring cars before the arrival of the holi
day that celebrates "Good will o all."
Because of the reduced rate at which
members of the American Automobile asso
ciation will be able to tratel to the New
York shows, the Individual membership
Is experiencing a boom. No one will be able
to get the advantage of the rate by Joining
the American Automobile association at
show time. They must be members before
hand and the railroads have become very
strict on this point. Not everyone appre
ciates this, but enouah do to koep Secre
tary A. G. Batchelder very busy and the
offices at 31 West Forty-second street. New
York, are being flooded with Inquiries.
Fur full fledged touring cars, the four
cylinder engine will be more the thing in
1M, more than ever. Where the four-cycle
type of motor la used an engine of less
than four cylinders will hardly be used for
any 'grown up " model. It has come to a
pass where It may be said that the. one
evllnder csr Is a runabout and the two-cylinder
car a "touring runabout," or "light
tonneau" ear, while only the machine with
a four-cylinder engine Is a full fledged tour
ing car. The plans of the biggest concerns
In the country Indicate a recognition of
It is mere than likely that the auto
mobile show of 1906 In M:idison Square gar
den will result In the adoption of a new
policy and new methods of decoration In
that historic building for shows of all
sorts in the future. For the annual show
of next January a decorative scheme of
unexampled gorgeousness has been worked
out and the great amphitheater will be un
recognisable by Its best friends. The in
terior will present a perfect Illusion, by
means of paintings, with fine perspective,
concealing the ends and sides. The effect
will be that of an Italian garden, the chief
color scheme of the pillara and other staff
work being white and gold.
Now that the time Is drawing nigh when
the public will begin to buy cars for 19-16.
it might be well to call attention to the
relative merits of American and Imported
machines. In this connection one of the
most Important items to be taken Into con
sideration is the matter of obtaining parts
readily. The European method of manufac
ture was. and is still to a great extent,
so conducted that nearly all of the cars
are built one st a time and not in large
numbers, as Is the rase In the leading
American factories. The European makers
will tell you that everything is carefully
machined and put together by hand, but
they neglect to tell you that In moat cases
It would be Impossible for you to obtain
exact duplicates of parts, drilled and
machined ready for use. On the other
hand, nearly all of the American manufac
turers niake their cars, not one at a tine,
but in hundred, and even thousand lota,
and every piece entering Into their con
struction is so accurately machined that
any one out of a large bin will be found to
fit Into its particular place, regardless of
whether 11 has been assembled before or
not. All of this is made possible by the
use of special tools, called "Jigs," upon
a-hlch the parts are machined. These tools
ire equipped wVih guides which determine
the location of all holes and reduce the
thor of measuring and laying out the
work to a mere mechanical proposition
requiring practically no head work. In
large factories, such as the Olds Motor
works, sprocket wheels, connecting rods,
ind various other small parts are put
hroush ten or twenty at a time, and one
an sre row after row of bins filled with
larte ready for the assembling room.
When they sre ready to build a car all
hat is necessary to do Is to collect from
hese various bins the component parts
nd put them together. A striking thing
tbout the whole process is the fact that
ihselutely ne attention Is paid to the par
Iculsr piece wmcn is selected, as they are
like so "imv txdH in a pod-absolute
ECnOES CF THE AXTEROOj
The annual meetings, of the grand rhap
ter Royal Arch Masons and of the grnni
council of Royal and Select Masters held
during the lust week were the occasl' ns of
conferring the third decree of the council,
that of super-excellent master, a degree
conferred in Nebraska only in Omaha.
A large clasa from Interior towns, to
gether with a number from Omaha re
ceived the degree, which was conferred by
Omaha council No. 1.
Following the work In tins degree a ban
quet was held, at which were seated about
I.tO members of the order, comprising t ne
of the largest Masonic banquets ever held
In this section of the wrst. Carl llcnin
was tokstmaster. and toasts were responded
to by Dr. C. F. S Menard. Rev. David wn.
H. If. Claiborne. Rev. E. Comble Sniltn.
Judge L. H. Bradley of Omaha and C. S.
Phelps of Schuyler
Knights of Cnlnmltna.
The following are the recently elected
officers of Omaha council of the Knlglns
of Cohimhtia- Grand kniirht .fnhn IT
O'Hern; deputy grand knlglit. E. W. Slm-
fiai, cnauceimr, Tiarien i Aionariy: re
corder. John F. Daly; financial secretary,
C. B. Dugdale; treasurer. J. If. Schmidt;
chaplain. Rev. Jamea Stenson; lecturer,
Dan J. Riley; advocate. J. A. C. Kennedy;
warden, P. O. H. Boland; deputv warden,
John Little: organist, Will J. McCaffrey;
Inner guard. John F. Iingdnn; outer guard,
W. R. O'Shaughnessy; trustees, John A.
(Yelghton, William Hayden. Thomas P.
neumono. 1 ne omcers win ne. installed the
second Tuesday In January.
The council annolnted a committee to tiro-
vide a Christmas tree for the orphans at
St. James' orphanage. Benson.
State Deputy W. J. McCuilnugh of Daven
port, la., master of the fourth degree dis-
iricr, comprising tne states or Iowa. Ne
braska and Smith Dflknln minniiiiit IhA
postponement of the asje i b' from January
1. tn date nrst seiccieo. to renruary 1.2,
llKVi. The assembly will be held In Dia
Improved Order of Red Men.
At the meeting of Tah-Nun-Dah-SIs Tribe
No. 2. six brave hunters, prominent cltlxena
of Omaha, lost their scalps and 1 became
members of the Warriors' degree. 'i'he
team work was excellent and received
the plaudits of the spectator memliers as
well as the admiration of the victims.
The remains of Brother W. H. Busbce.
a member of Tribe No. is, who was a
victim of the recent rallwav wreck In
Wyoming, were interred In Forest Lawn
cemetery Wednesday Hfternoon. under the
auspices of the Odd Fellows order. In con
nection with the Knights of Pythias, the
deceased being a member of these orders
also. A large number of Yah-Nun-Pah-Sis
No. 2 and Omaha Tribe No. IN, and of 1'oto
hontas council, were present to attest their
love and esteem of the deceased nrother,
and to give their sympathies to the young
widow and child of- the beloved and re
Woodmen of the World.
During the social hour at Omaha-Seymour
Camp No. 16. Woodmen of the World,
Wednesday evening, the Glee club enter
tained with several selections. Including
a solo by Robert J. Spoerrl. Judge Shields
delivered Burn's poem, "Holy Wullle s
Prayer," with maraed approval. Several
voices were added to the Glee club, and
Prof. Kratx announces that he desires to
continue adding until the chorus consists
of fifty. Next Wednesday the regular
monthly dance will take place.
Fraternal tnion of America.
Gate City Ixidge No. 262 met in regular
session at Idlewild hall last Tuesday even
ing. Six candidates were given the obliga
tion. After the business session closed
the members enjoyed a social dance.
The lodge has arranged for a social en
tertainment next Tuesday e'ening. Decem
ber 19. and an Invitation is extended to all
members and their friends.
Modern Woodmen of America.
Thomas H. Duffy of Dubuque, la., na
tlonul lecturer of tne Modern Woodmen of
America, was the principal speaker before
lh: Joint meeting of the Omaha Modern
Wooiimen held under the auspices of Beech
Camp Friday evening. There was a big
crowd present and Lecturer Duffy talked
along fraternal insurance lines as com
pared with old line Insurance.
Omaha Camp No. lit) la arranging for Its
annual Christmas entertainment to be held
in tho new hall In tho Rohrbough block.
Nineteenth and Farham streets. Wednes
day evening. December 27. The affair
promises to be a very entertaining one, and
is given to the members of the order, their
families and children.
The officers ana rorester team of No. 173
went over to Council Bluffs Thursday even
ing last and assisted In the initiation of
eighteen new candida'es of Council Bluffs
Camp No. 7151.
Brotherhood of Hallway Carmen.
The Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of
America held their regular union meeting
at Council Bluffs with Riuff City lodgt No.
N3, wmcn was won attended by the mem
bers and their families of South Omaha
lodge No. 349 and Omaha lodje No. lo3.
Grand Chief Carman F. G. Komemua of
Kansas City, was present and made a verv
Interesting speech which was followed by
a varied program, after mhich an oyster
supper Was served and dancing was In
dulged In until a late hour. Omaha lodne
No. 103 called a special meeting last Thurs
day evening to meet tho grand chief rtr
man. This meeting waa well attended by
the members of Omaha. South Omaha Hnd
Council Bluffs lodges, and also by a num
ber of visiting members. The grand chief
carman delivered an address on the "Good
of the Brotherhood," after which clgnra
were passed around and a pleasant even
ing was spent. Next Thursday evening will
be the last regular meeting of the year.
Ancient Order I nlted Workmen.
On Friday evening, December 1. the fol
lowing officers were elected of I'nlon PacMc
lodge No 17: Past mas.er workman, Joe
Hart; master workman, E. A. Willis; fore
man, C. Wents: overseer, F. Green, re
corder. H. Ylngllng: financier. A. 8. Hll
lenger; receiver, fc. L. Dodder; guide, 1. D.
Thompson; I. W., C. C. Ellis; O. W A.
Campbell; trustee, L. D. Garner; chairman
of trustees, T. S. Grunville. All doctors in
good standing were elected medical exam
iners. North Omaha lodge No. 159 met last
Wednesday evening. A number of candi
dates were initiated and preparations are
now being made, to initiate a large class
of candidates the first Wednesday in Jan
uary. Next Wednesday evening the union
meeting of all of the Workmen lodges of
the city will he hold with No. 159. A good
program has been arranged and all of the
members of the order in Omaha and South
Omaha are Invited ts attend.
Next Monday evening the Ancient Order
of I'nlted Workmen end Degree of Honor
central committees will meet to complete
the arrangements for their grand ball to be
given at Creighton hall Tuesday evening,
Knights of Maccabees.
Omaha tent No. 75 met In regular review
on last Thursday night, with a good attend
ance. One cand date waa initiated and sev
eral candidates were elected to memlierahlp.
Preparations are being made for next
Thursday niaht. when an entertainment and
social will be given and the women of the
different hives will be present. Danclr.gand
other social features will be the ordr of
the evening, l'nder good of the ordr Sir
Knight Frits Woosley produced two boxes
of cigars and every one enjoyed a good
smoke. On next Thursday night the review
will open at 1 : 0, so aa to hold a short busi
ness session before the entertainment opens.
Ladles of Modern Maeeabeea.
Omaha hive No. 9C2 held Its 'annual elee.
tion of officers last Saturday night. The
officers elected were: Commander. Annie
LaBlanche (re-elected); past commander.
Ida Dean; lieutenant commander. Mary
Whipple; finance keeper. Millie Johnson;
record keeper. Nancy Klngsheiry; chaplain,
Alice Dolan; mlPtress-at-arms, Minnie Wil
son; sergeant. Maud Marti; sentinel, Kittle
Corbett; picket. Ollle Taylor; physician, Dr.
A. Pinto; musician. Birdie Rhyne.
Omaha lodge No. 1 held its s.-ml-annuil
election of officers Tuesday evening. De
cember S. Frank I- Weaver, presid -in a
re-elected for a third term. Installation of
officers will follow on January 2. This
lodge ts making a good Increase in member
ship and Intends to keep first place. On
Tuesday evening, December 12. the lodge
held Its regular monthly entertainment. V.e
lodge will have Its Christmas tr enter
t Inmrnt uisdiy event g, Dec tuber i.6, ani
the members are expected to come out
and bring the children, fur Santa Claus will
he there with a gift for all.
Ladles' Catholic Benevolent.
Branch No. 853 met In regular session at
Its rooms in I-ahor temple and elected the
ol)owing named officers for the coming
year: Mrs. Mary Sweeney, president; Mrs.
Nellie Dlneen, first vice president; Mrs.
Marv Kelly, second vice president; Mrs
Mary Miller, recorder; Miss Olive Boyle,
assistant recorder; Miss Nora A. Donahoe,
'Inanctai seoretsrv; Mrs. Margaret Koewier,
treasurer; Mrs. Margaret Maher, marshal;
Mrs. Belle Mulvlnill, (ruaj-d; Mrs. Alwy
Dwyer and Mrs. Margaret Murphv. tuis
tec; Miss Teresa Dlneen. musician: Dr.
ilryan Reilly, physician. Branch No. S53
will hold Its next regular meeting Mondav
evening, December 18.
Tribe of Ren liar.
Mecca court No. 1J held an Interesting
business and sorisl meeting Wednesday
evening, serving light refrf shmcnts and !
closing tne evening with dancing and mu
sic. Caplain French was out with his drill
team and assisted In the initiation of right
State Manager C. F. Way of Llnco:n was
t visitor and gave a talk on the good of
Committees were appointed to arrange
for a card rartv and dmce to he slven In
lie near future.' The date will be announce.', I
Omaha court No. no had fortv applica
tions last Tuesday night, ami twentv-thn
were duly obligated Into the order. Tr.ls
makes a total of 120 applications receht l
since November 1. Election of officers wm
also held the same night.
Next meeting night the matter f reduc
ing the court dues will probably be taken
up, and every member should attend. All
those who have applications In shou'd b
on hand promptly for Initiation. Let every
one plan for a membership of 4110 at the
close of the year, and only a year and a
Royal Neighbors of America.
Ivy camp No. 2 elected officers at Its Inst
meeting as follows: Mrs. lena Schurts. or
acle; Mrs. M. F. Morlll. vice nrvle; Mis.
Emma Rice. OHSt oracle; Mrs. Edith Like,
chancellor; Mrs fl. Edmundson. recorder;
Mrs. Nellie Kulp. receiver: Miss Mlnnlo
Thayer, marshal; Mrs. Fannie Cowser, In
side sentinel; Mrs. C. Forslnnd. outside sen
tinel; Mrs. Lucy Stone, member board of
mnnagers, and Drs. C. F. Clark and Mar
tha E. Clark, physlclnns.
Desrree of Honor.
The following officers were elected for the
ensuing term at the ln.st meeting of Anni
versary lodee No. 220: c. of It. Mrs. Grace
D. Hostetter; U of H.. Mrs. Winklernsn:
C. of C, Mrs. Schneider; recorder. Mi
Morrison; financier, Mrs. Langevin: re
ceiver. Mrs. MeCullough; usher. Mrs. Diu
ble: I. W.. Mrs. Davis: O. W.. Mrs. Clarke;
trustee. Mrs. Carter: physicians, Drs. Hos
tetter and Alexander.
The nfXt meeting will be a Christmas
party fur the "old folks." to which tnem-
-iB miu iiiiiiji. nip iT'viiPii. i lie iaie r
the meeting will be Friday evening. Dt -cember
Bankers I nlon of the World.
A union meeting of Omaha lodge No. 1
and Fraternal lodge No. 3 was held at
Fraternity hall, corner of Seventeenth and
Farnam streets, on Friday evening. There
was a very large ot tendance In evidence. A
good clasa of applicants was Initiated,
while some twenty-four new applicants for
membership were balloted on and adopted.
Some added new features in the Initiation
made the work as put on more than
nsually attractive and Impressive. The
supreme secretary waa present In the
role of Portia, while the supreme physi
cian, Dr. Hutchinson, took the role of
Shylock. President K. C. Wolcott pre
sided. After the regular work of the
ioiikc was closed amusements were en
tered Into with the usual xest and earnest
ness, which lasted until a late hour.
Omaha council No. 449 met Thursday
evening In Myrtle annex, Continental
building. There was a gratifying attend
ance. President M. P. MacKridc presided
and three new members were Initialed.
It was voted to have an entertainment
Thursday, December 28. Friends In other
council Hre heartily invited to regular
Meetings, which are held every Thursday
evening in Myrtle annex at 8 o'clock.
The various South Omaha societies have
elected officers for the ensuing year, ns
I'pchurch lodge No. !. Degree of Honor:
Chief of honor. Mrs. Maggie Tripp; past
chief, Mrs. Nellie Nagle; chief of cere
monies. Mrs. Bertha Bockmnn; guide. Miss
McCnnan; receiver. Mrs. Reitner; secre
tary, Mrs. Cornaman: Inside watch. Mrs.
Louise Lang; outside watch, Herman
Steinberg; trustees, Mr. Nagle and Mrn.
Crusader encampment No. 37, Inde
pendent Order of Odd Fellows: C. P., J.
A. Junker; 8. M.. J. G. Blessing; H. P.. R.
De Young; scribe. A. C. Peterson; trus
tees, George Housaman, F. E. Stuart
and Thomas Oallaway; deputy G. P., F.
South Omaha lodge of the Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, No. 148: N. G.,
Harry Chance; V. G.. Henry Burgeman,
secretary, L. F. Etter; treasurer, E. H.
Roberts; trustees, T. T. Munger. Thomas
Oalluway and George Knight; deputy G.
M., A. H. Miller, s
Mrs. D. B. Smith nnd Miss Smith of
Plat'smouth visited Mrs. G. W. Stiger yes
terday. Mrs. Dr. Iyiechner returned on Monday
from a week's visit with her parents In
Mrs. Tom Hawkins of McKlnley street
siient last Tuesday at Council Bluffs vislt
inff her mother.
Some Benson women accepted invitations
to a morning concert given the Woman's
club In Omaha Friday.
Mrs. Joseph McGuire and daughter Mat
tie were visitors at J. J. Anderson's home
In Millard last Monday.
Mrs. Chris Johnson of Bryan street en
tertained Mrs. J. Strangbur and children
at dinner on last Wednesday.
Mrs. A. Rosenberry of Omaha visited
with her daughter. Mrs. H. F. Miller of
West Main street, part of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. 8. Anderson of South Clin
ton avenue pleasantly entertained sixteen
of their iiear relatives at dinner last Sun
day. Mr. J. N. Horton and family ore enter
taining his sister-in-law and children from
Downer's Grove, III. They arrived Frl
duy. - The Misses McGuire were guests at dinner
at the Morris homo In. Omaha on last
Sunday evening. Covers Were laid for
The women's gymnasium cluss Is grow
ing and making progress in Its line of wnrV
continually. The regular meeting night Is
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Houston of PlaJn
vlew. Neb., visited at Rev. Ieldy e home
the fore part of last week while on their
Next Tuesday the Modern Woodmen of
America camp of Benson hold regular elec
tion of officers. A good attendance Is there
Messrs. Adam Thompson and William
Munnecke, who died In Omaha on Decem
ber 9. were interred at Mount Hope ceme
tery on Monday.
Mrs. Bone, Mrs. S. A. Morrison, Mrs.
Brown. Mrs. Dr. Stacy Hall, Stacla Stueh
lik end A Richards have all been seriously
ill during the past week.
The Schuliert Maennerchor has Issued In
vitations for a masquerade ball to be given
at the Eagles hall on Tuesday, Decembers".
A public Invitation 'a extended.
Ernest Hofmelster. now of Canada. Is
back on a visit among old friends. He has
be-n (rone for a year and expresses great
satisfaction with his Canadian home.
On next Saturday evening Messrs WJI1
Hark man and Albert Anderson will give a
dancing party at the Odd Fellows hall.
Good music and supper are special feature.
W. E. Somes has been elected as a mem
ber of the town b ard to fill the vacancy
made by H. O. Wulff's resignation. The
latter is in poor health and Is wintering
Miss Nell Howard was a guest st dinner
at Miss Kinney's home in Omaha Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hansen attended
the- funeral of their nephew Albert Tonder
in Omaha last Sunday.
Mr. J. Glbbs of Hiawatha. Kane., Is a
guest at the William Clarke home en South
Lynn avenue, having arrived Tuesday. He
waa a resident west of Benson in 1871 and
noted Benson rapid growth.
Miss Alice Culliertson was surprised by n
number of her former scholars of the eiehth
grade, who met at her home last Wednes
day evening, having prepared amusements
and refreshments for a merry evening with
Mr. Fred Wranch entertained a number
of voting people at his home on Military
avenue last Friday evening. Music, games
and dancing pleasantly occupied the fore
part of the evening after which refresh
ments were served.
The Indies" Aid society of the Methodist
Episcopal church gave a pleasant and wall
attended social affair at Mrs. Hev. Leidy's
home on Wednesday. Tea and wafers were
served Next Wednesday the regular meet
ing will be held at Mrs. Wedge's.
Last night the Eagles gave a public initia
tion to members and their families at their
hall. A good crowd was present and an
enjoyable evening was reported by the
women In whose honor It was given. Re
freshments were served after the pro
Services at all the churches will he held
its utual, with the exception of the L11-
theran service, wh'ch will lie hld en Son I
rtav afternoon at I o'clock, dlre-tly af'r
the Sundav school hour The various Sun- j
nnv ernoois are preparing progrims and
The Fraternal Cnlon of America met
last Mondav .it C. B. Snith s office to s r
ranxe fcr the annutl election A d-'putv
to secure members has been engnged and
a mcetlnc for the purpose of orginlsatlon
and elerllon will be held nt the Odd Fel
lows' hall next Wednesday. December 20.
Five householders of Benson have been
appointed bv the town board to assess such
damaxes ss nnv be dne to property
holders cinsed bv the vacation of streets
and allevs as indicated by a recent ordi
nance. These men are J. B. Carter, C. F.
Martin. Theodore Gallagher. A. Swanson, J.
The Degree of Honor met last Tuesday t
elect officers. The following staff was
elected: Mrs. Benjamin Morton. C. of H :
Miss Hoffman, recorder; Arthur Christen
sen. financier; Mrs. A. L. W ranch, receiver;
Mrs. George Newlsl-k, Inside witch; Will
IVterson. outside watch; Mrs. James Gal
lagher. C. of C: Mrs. Tom Hawkins. L of
H ; Mrs. Dr. Loeehncr. P. C of H. : Ben
jamin Morton, trustee; Miss Hoffman,
musician: Dr. W. H 1 oechner. pliysic'an.
Mis. M.-iry Lstke. grand chief of honor,
was present. An oyster supper was served.
Last Sunday morning A. H. Hevden n-id
brother discovered that a robbery bad b.-en
perpetrated snce they left the night e-fo'-e.
Some IT.i worth of merchandise, cnt
lerv. guns nnd ammunition was taken. The
robbers had gained entrance through a cel
lar window, removing two locks and keys
which barred Iheni from the main siore
and mad- their escape. Several young men
were arretrd on s'isplclon, but only one
was held for trlnl. That one was Charles.
Starr of Fast Military avenue. Trlnl In
Justice Keller's court was held on Thurs
day afternoon, but the cuse was dismissed.
The Ancient Order of I'nlted Workmen
lodge No. 3R3 of Benson met Wednesday
niaht and held an election, with the follow
Ing result: K. C Fuller. P. M. W.; W. .1.
Powers. M. W.; H V. Anderson, foreman:
Nils Mnrtlnsen, overseer; V. B Smith, le
corder; J. M. Ildy, financier: J. B. Jondrn.
receiver; Julius Peterson, guide; Irwin 15.
Rice. Inside watch; K. M. Chadwell, outside
guard. After the business session cigars
and apples, furnished by one of the mem
bers In payment of a fine, were heartily en
Joyed. On Wednesday evening. December
r.. an old time "possum" will be given by
John Gantx sold his fine Jersey cow Mon
day vnd Mrs. M. Henaman sold hers on
Mrs. M. Fa vert y and daughter. Mrs. Will
Morton, with the little grandson, were vis
itors of Omaha friends on Monday.
8. T. Campbell la having his house on
Forty-third and Center repaired and other
needed Improvements ubout his home.
Rev. R. M. Henderson Is Improving this
tine winter days In trying to complete hi
house painting before the severe weather.
Ralph Sierrl Is improved In health,
hut bv the advice of his physician It Is
thought best for him not to re-enter school
until next fall.
N. Iteming was scalded In the face by
some hot coffee on Wednesday, seriously
Injuring and burning his face and eyes.
He is a little better at present.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Freeman and family
have returned from Iowa and are living
In North Omaha. Mrs. Freeman was the
guest of Mrs. Bert Gantx on Friday here.
J. E. Aughe and wife were the guests ot
Rev. J. B. Priest and family for dinner
Tuesday evening and attended Rev. Hart's
successful revival services at Seward
Boys who come from the city hunting on
Sundays are being watched, as they are
held responsible for the damage to the tvw
Welsbach street lamps In the cut between
Thirty-eighth and Forty-third on Center.
Miss Alma Darling and brother are help
ing in the Xmas entertainment to be
given bv Southwest Methodist Sunday
school next Sunday. Little Martha Faverty
James Tabor, on Thirty-sixth street, is
rebuilding his home, which was recently
wrecked by the explosion of a gasoline
stove. The family are living at Thirty
fourth and Frances streets.
Frankle Lemlng has secured a position
In the box factory in East Omaha and
began his duties Monday last. His sis
ter. Lulu, has a good position In Smith's
Extract and Blueing Co.'s.
Good reports come from the hospital
where Mrs. Charles Roberts has been for
treatment the last month. She Is recovering
Hlowlv, but surely, nnd hopes are enter
tained that she will soon be able to return
home to he,r family.
Mrs. Walter Bowden came down from
Wlsner on Wednesday morning as a
Christmas shopping expedition, and was
the guest of her friends, Mrs. Fisher and
Mrs. Aughe, until Thursday, when her hus
band came with two carloads of fat cattle
for the 8outh Omaha market.
Mrs. M. Smith and daughter. Nellie, of
Burdelte street were visitors at the home
of Mrs. Maestrlcd. her mother, on Tues
day. Mrs. Smith has recently moved into
ti.e citv from Cut-OIT lake, where she and
husband have been running the boarding
house for the icemen the last four years.
The removal was necessitated by the 111
health of Mrs. Smith.
J. E. Aughe and wife were the guests
'of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Wlrlck from
Saturday until Sunday and attended tne
services of their former pastor. Dr. F.
M. Sisson. They were also two of the
twentv guests who helped Mrs. Howard
celebrato her 75th birthday with a fine
dinner. It was a complete surprise on
grandma and a fine feaat prepared by
her daughter, Mrs. Clara Russell.
Mr. W. H. Pindell Is In St. Louis on busl
nesa. The Round' Dozen Social club will not
meet this week.
R. C. Peters is In Boston and other east
ern points on business, t
The Dundee Woman's club met 011
Wednesday with Mrs. W. 8. Curtis.
Mrs. D. E. Lynds of New York Is flie
guest of her sister, Mrs. W. H. Pindell.
W. L. 8elby, after a few days' visit at
home, relumed last week to bin ranch at
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Barr were guests at
dinner last Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Plutz
Mr. and Mrs. Crawford are guests of
Mrs. Crawford's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. and Mrs. John Patrick are the guests
over tne nuildays of Mrs. Eliza Patrick at
The iJidiea' Aid society of the Dundee
Presbyterian church met on Friday with
Mrs. T. K. Hunter.
Mr. W. 8. Montgomery of Colorado
Springs was (he guest on Thursday of Mr.
and Airs. D. L. Johnson-.
A Christmas entertainment will he given
on Friday evening of tills week at the
Dundee presbj let lan church.
James W. Hamilton returned on Tuesdsy
from Ida business trip to Huston, Washing
ton, and oilier eastern points.
Mrs. Jennie Brown with her family Is
ocxuping (ne house recently bulit by her
on cmiurwood avenue, neur Forty-ninth
I Little Miss Marian Head, niece of Mrs.
R. C Peters, I tne guest of her aunt for
! a few weeks, until die return of her
father, Mr. need, 01 loaiio, from a butdneM
ini, to tne eastern cities.
Mrs. P. II- Steyer of Coffman visited
friends here this week.
C. Christian returned to his home In I'tah
Friday after several days' vi.slt here wltn
YviiiUm Buller Went to Bancroft Wednes
day to visit tils daughter, Mrs. Ferdinand
A bed roth.
The city council held a special nieeii. g
Monday night and madn the assessment foi
the sidewalks recently put In.
Kd l hrisilan and wife of Lincoln have
been here in last week visiting relatives
and holding a family reunion.
Tne mempcis of me I'onca Presbyterian
chuirh held a successful si.clal and en.nr
talnment at the cnuicli Friday nibtil. Tub
pr i let-ids go to the expenses tf the church.
Uttis Mary Mann lell out of a chair yes
teraay, bieaklng l.er arm. one Is i ytais
ot age, the uauanter of Mi. and Mra. Mann.
Mis. id a 11 11 is ws.uiig ner patents, Mr. and
Mis.' F. 6. Tucker.
The Cliris.idu endeavor society of the
1 Prennyierian rnurcn J nursduy elected M.ss
Prudence 1 racy president, Aliss Anna (Uni
son, vice president; Mlas Hrooas, secietary,
and Miss Cora oimpsnn. treasurer.
James Jensen of otnatia. district deputy
grand matter of the ir.defieiiuent oidei of
odd Feuows for this aiauict, was an i.th
ciai visilois at tne meeting of Jonathan
lodge No. U!a, Independent Older ot oou
1-eiiows, Friday ini.t.
KJasT All Longn Medicines.
Mr. fc.. U. Lass, a mall carrier of Canton
Center, Conn., who has been in the U. S.
service for about sixteen years, says: "W
have tried many cougn medicines for eroup,
but Chamberlain s Cough Remedy Is king
of all and one to be relied upon every time.
We also find it the best remedy for coughs
and colds, giving certain results and leaving
no bad after effects. Wa ara avr without
it In to faouna."
ARMY KEWS IND 63SSIP.
FORT NIOBlt R.. Neb.. Dec. 16
(Special.) Cnptaln Joseph P. O'Neil,
Twenty-fifth Infantry, left the post on Sit
urdiy morning, the 9th. for omnha and
iciumed on Mondty mot-i lug. It was partly
a business trip. Sirs. O'Neil visited with
Mrs. J. Allen Sparks of Valentine during
the absence of the captain.
Captain M. S. Cronln. Twenty-fifth In
fantra. was In command of the post during
Caplain i Nell's absence.
Mr. Amos Randall, the post carpenter,
gave a dance st his home on Friday even
ing, the sih Inst., which was enjoyed by
the teamsters and several of the sergeants
of the post and their lady friends.
Several of the non-commissioned officer
of Companv 1. Twenty-fifih Infantry, gave
a dance in the gymnasium on Saturday
evening, the inh Inst.
Association loot hnll, the old English
game, serms to have superseded the Amer
ican game in the post. All the companies
have organized teams and matchea ara
being arranged to play for the champion
ship. The first gsme was played on Sat
urday, the 9th Inst , ltween Company A
and Company K. Two forty-minute halves
were played. The umpire was First Ser
geant lew!s I.ronders of Company M. The
game was well played by both teams, K
company winning by a score of 2 to L
On Wednesday, the 13th, two tie games
were plaved. The morning game between
Companies M and B, the afternoon game
between Companies L and I. The score of
both games was J to 2. The Tenth cavalry
team from Fort Robinson is expected to
be here on the 22it Inst, to play the tenm
of'Companv K, Twenty-fifth Infantry-
Mar.lorle Powell, daughter of Captain and
Mrs. Hiram M. Powell, entertained a party
of small friends in honor of her sixth birth
day Monday afternoon, the 11th Inst. Tha
afternoon was spent In playing gam.s.
after which a pretty suppee-was served In
the dining room. At each plate were mini
ature figures of Santa Claus ani little bas
kets of randy. Each little guest was served
with loo cream and fancy enkes, lemonade
and chocolate. After the children had sd
lourned to the parlors In charge of the
nurse, the mothers and a few Invited
guests were served with afternoon tea. The
blrthdav cake ndorned the center of the
tsble. It waa frosted white and edgefl
with chocolate mice nnd was lighted by
six smnll candles in the center.
Mr. Furrey, a teamster in the post, has
announced the engagement of his daughter
Emma to First Sergeant Daley. Hospital
corps. The wedding will take place during
FORT R1LKY, Ksn.. Dec. Ifi (Special.)
Wednesday afternoon, while Major J. .
Banister, post surgeon, waa out driving
with his son, bis horse became unmanage
able and ran Into the fence opposite the
street car station. The major was thrown
out of the buggy and struck a telegraph
pole, breaking his arm and badly bruising
him in several places. His son waa thrown
over the fence into the ravine, but escaped
without serious Injur'- 'J"he which was
a valuable one, waj completely destroyer).
Ma lor Banister was token to the hosp'tnl,
where the fracture of his arm was reducer?,
and he Is now getting along as well as
cou'd be expected.
Dining the winter there will he given a
moving picture show at the post theater
weeklv. A small admission fee will be
charged for the benefit of the post ex
change. A class of bakers graduated from the.
training school for bakers and cooks yes
terday and, under orders from the war de
partment, were assigned to organisations
and left at once for their new stations.
The ba.ket ball team has received Its new
uniforms, consisting of blue trousers and
red leggings. The schedule of games for
the winter Is almost complete, dates having
been made with the teams from St. John's)
Mllltnry academy at Sallna, Kan., and with
teams from the towns of Emporia, Ottowa,
Simpson and Glasgow, Kan.
The cavalry hoard nnd the field artillery
board are testing a combined spur and leg
ging, the Invention of Major w. C. Brown,
Third cnvalrv. If It is found to be a prac
ticable device it will be a welcome Improve
ment over the present plan of fastening
the spur to the boot heel.
Corporal Schlermyer of the Seventh field
hatterv has been granted a furlough for
four months. He waa recently discharged
and nt om re-enllsted. . M
Great preparations are being made for the
entertainment of tho children at the post on
Christmas eve. A cantata will be given 9 1
the post theater, to lie followed by the dis
tribution of presents from a Christmas
The details of a new ration are being
prepared bv Lntrobe Bronimel, Instructor of
cooks In the training school for bakers and
cooks. It will be submitted to the War de
partment wlfh the suggestion that It re
adonted In the service.
First Sergeant Henry Bobbins of the Sec
ond battery. Field artillery, who Is In bla
thirtieth consecutive yesr of service In tne
United Stales army, will be placed on the
retired list next month. He will go to
southern California, where he will make
hlFlrst,L1eutenant A. 8. Odell Eleventh
cavalry. Is sick In the hospital.
A social club has been organised among
the enlisted men of Troop B. Thirteenth
cavalry. Thev held their first dancs of thn
season In the assembly hall Monday aveu-
handbag containing a $30 bill l
drnft for $75 waa lost by a woman while
visiting at the post last week. It has not
been found. . . ,
The detail for street car guard Is npw
made up entirely of sergeants, and aa fat
as possible from those who have more tlian
one enlistment to their credit.
Captain F. 8. Armstrong, Ninth cavalry,
has gone to Jeffersonvllle. Ind., where he
will etiend a month's leave of absence visit
ing friends. During. his absence the post
exchange will be under charge of Captain
Lannlng Parsons, Ninth cavalry.
Band concerts are being given each
Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock in the post
gymnasium. These concerts will be con
.1 1 i..x..n.fr,iit 1 h winter.
Miss Banister, daughter of Major J. U.
' Banister, medical department, lias returns
i from visiting friends nt Fort Iavenworth.
Chaplain Oliver C. Miner. 1 ninemn
alry. has gone to Hot Springe Ark., where
he will enter the Army and Navy General
hospital for treatment. During bis absence.
the duties of his office will be performed
n..,.ihi liv D. W. Von Schultx.
temporary secretary of the Young Men t
I Christian association.
First Lieu enant v . w. num.
partment, has returned to duty from a
short leave of absence.
Almost every officer in the post went V
Junction Cltv Monday evening to attend
the Alice Nielsen concert. A large number
of the enlisted men also sttended.
Seoond Lieutenant John Symington, Elev
enth cavalry, who has lieen undergoing ex
amination for promotion, has been relieved
aa Judae advecate of the general court-martial
now In session at this post, the duties
being performed by First Lieutenant L. T.
BFrr;tUi..eAirtlenl:nyt W.' Moffet. Thirteenth
cavalry, has been detailed on special duty
with troop B of his resiment.
Twelve recruits arrived st the post on
Tuesday and were Hslirned to troops Of
the Fit at squadron. Thirteenth cavalrv. .
First Lieutenant E. A. Buchanan. Ninth
cavalry, will, in addition to his regular
duties, act as Instructor of recruits In the
Captain V. 8. Armstrong has been ap-poin'-d
sct'n" regimental quartermaster of
the Ninth cavalry.
LAUOH AKO IKUl'STHY.
The south is expected to produce 13,0,
0"i bal's of cotton next year.
Sir Conan Doyle and other public
spirited men have started In to ascertain
wh-ther tobacco can be grown profitably
There will be lOOoO spindles In the re
modeled cotton factory that will begirt
work at Denlson, Tex., next month ana
looms for westing later.
Missouri has eight button factories large
enough to make returns. They gave em
ployment In 1904 to 490 persons, paid out
$49 000 In wages and sold their output for
Th country Is being built up with great
rapldltv. During the month of October
in thirty-three of the principal cltlns of
the I'nlted States the construction of 1S.$4
new buildings wsa siithnrixed, Involving an
estimated cost of $41.46.7(o. A year ago
the new construction arrsnged for In Octo
ber aggregated $3.32.1fi&.
The teamsters employed by the Standard
Oil company In Chicago ask for a mini
mum wage of $7& a month In place of the
$2 a dav now being paid to them. They
support their demand with an Itemised Hal
of exnenses of the average driver. This
list shows that rent costs 60 cents a day;
food. 7f: fuel. JO; light. 7; car fare, 10. and
an extra meal for driver, 25. The total
la $1.97. which leaves $ cents with which
to me t all other expenses. The demand
Glgaatle t east acg.
"fis a gigantic conspiracy, of coughs,
colds, etc., agsinst you. Foil It with Dr.
King's New Discovery. $0 cents and $100.
For sal by Sherman ft MoCoanell Drug
Quality Jewelry Edholm, Jewtlft.