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THE BEE: OMAHA. FRIDAY, DECEMDKR '3. 1000.
B)ARD OPPOSES POLITICS
Cornhuikers Casting About to Select
Foot Ball Captain.
SHONKA AND TEMPLE NAMED
lame of Fntrttf Feeling Mani
fested, bat .trlfr Mar n
rkrrkril Mrl( ef Csa
ldates. LINCOLN, Dec. 1 (Special.) It ha de
Y'iop'd during the aet two days that
there will be it leant two candidates for
the reptalney of the iniO Cornhuskcr foot
ball eleven. Only a few day ago It was
taken a a certainty that Ix-roy Temple
of Lexington would he the unanimous
choice of the letter men for next season's
lewder. Now S. V. Shonka, A l-Misotir1
Valley center. Is mentioned as a candidate
for the place, and It Is fearoil that the
election will (ret Into politics, as the, one
did last fall, when Collins and Frum sought
the captaincy and Beltzer waa elected as
a compromise candidate.
Among the undergraduates of the unlver
lty there Is a fellng that Temp'e Is en
titled to the captaincy, because of his
service to the team; yet Shonka la a
mighty popular fellow with all students,
and his friends are pushing him for the
captaincy. Temple Is a fraternity man
and Shonka In a nonfrnternlty student;
being so considered, although he Is a
tnemher of Acacia, a university Masonic
fraternity; and there Is a vague rumor to
the effect that Phonka la being pushed
for the captaincy In opposition to Temple
because the latter Is a' "frat" man. Sev
eral of Shonka'a friends, however, declare
It Is absurd to even hint that Shonka Is
being "run" n an rntl-fraternlty candi
date. They are barking him, they say.
because they believe him to be the best
man for the position.
The Nebraska Athletic board, In event
that the captaincy gets too deep Into po'l
tlcg, will taJce steps to put an end to the
wire pulling. The entfre board Is sat on
preventing a repetition of last season's
disgraceful election, and may even go so
far as to take the selection of a captain
out of the hands of the players.
Too Mach ft port Politics.
A prominent faculty member of the
bocrd made the following statement this
afternoon regarding the situation:
"Nebraska athletics cannot stand another
disgraceful election like the one of last
aeason. That hurt our foot ball eleven of
this fall and caused one good player to
tay away from the gridiron this season.
If this election gets Into politics we will
have to take Immediate steps to get It
out. There seems to be no quenlon as
to whom should be elected captain this
fall; one of the two candidates has earned
the honor and the players have no right,
because of personal considerations, to keep
him from getting the position."
The first step the athletic board will
take toward preventing a bad fight over
the captaincy will be to call an early
meeting for the foot ball men to select next
fall's leader. It Is thought that delay In
the election will give the rival forces time
to do a great deal of wire pulling and to
create much 111 feeling. A year ego mem
bers of the team were on n?vcral occa
sions close to fistic encounters, and Ne
braska's foot ball eleven suffered much
from lack of good feeling created at that
A new system of electing the foot ball
captain Is to. be adopted soon that will
do away with all chances for wire pulling
And will permit the best man for the place
to get It. Just what this new plan will be
has not been : agreed upon as yet. The
election of this fall has been delayed until
the season's letter men are p'eked. Thr
athletlo board has been waiting to adopt
a new system for granting letters and It
Is not likely that the letters will be
awardrd until next week. All letter men
are allowed to vote for captain.
Temple, whom the majority of the stu
dents think is the logical man for the
place, has played two years on the CornT
husker eleven. He la a tackle and la rated
as on of the best In the west. He was a
real star on this fall's team.
Shonka, the other candidate, played his
first year for the Cornhuskers this fall,
being stationed at center. He waa a brtl
I ant man at that position, and one of the
best that ever wore a Nebraska uniform.
Ha still has two years of foot ball to play,
while Temple has but one. Both players
are popular with the students and the elec
tion of either will be satisfactory to under
graduates, though Temple Is thought to
be deserving of the honor.
WITH T1IK RUWLRR9.
The Prcshers gave the Met Brothers a
good chase last night on the Francisco
alleys and passed them In the last game
winning this game by sixty pins. The Mtz
team totaled six pins more than the
lireshers. Hartley distinguished himself by
shooting high single and total. Hartley
passes Neal for first place In the individual
standing having the nice average of 1K3.
Tonight the Dresners and Advos. Scoro:
1st. td. Sd. Total.
Neale 146 ,l 17 48',
Sprague VM lfil MR 177
Penman l2 11 fi
Hartley 237 193 1K2 K12
Huntington 1.S3 184 198 535
Totals !iS SS2 804 a,74
1st. 2d. Sd. Total
Frush 173 H2 167 4S2
Mitchell 177 146 17 49
Jensen 201 1S9 189 S79
Schmidt 197 11 1S7 WV
Uoff 134 18J 214
Totals 8S4 MO n?t 2.6SS
In the Booster league the Signal Corps
won two out of three games. Clark had
hlKh single and total. Tonight, Peoples
Store and Union raclflcs. Score:
1st. 3d. 3d. Total.
Plnrk 176 . 1'tT 1!7 541
Booth 171 134 1S2 4-S7
Smith 177 179 1M 614
Collins 148 10 175 41
Strlder 170 140 173 483
Totals M0 807 855 2.S"2
1st. 2d. 3d. Total.
Lof 170 1K4 13 4!V1
Christensen 174 177 181 532
Larson ISO 173 187 620
L. Norgaard 137 12 12 448
E. Norgaard 161 149 157 467
Totals 802 965 T90 2.467
The O'Jlrlen'a Monte Chlstos took three
games from the Loch's Willow Springs list
night on the Metropolitan alleys. It was
tile Candy Kids' night. Drlnkwater took
ail honors for the Springs with ,2-3 single
game and 607 for high total, while Ander on
was high for the Candy Kids with 256
Ingle and 618 for high three games. To
night the Drelbus Candy company and
Klauek's Glendales. The score:
LOCH'S WILLOW SPRINGS.
1st. 2d. 3d. Total.
Balzer 163 170 147 480
Keyt 172 177 IV, 634
Seaman 155 211 149 615
Martin 173 171 172 618
Drlnkwater 208 178 2:3 607
Totals 871 905 R76 2,662
O'BRIEN'S MONTE CHRISTOS.
1st. 2d. 3d. Total.
Baehr ISO 221 ls3 i4
Lough 184 179 224 i",6
Spetman 125 1S1 194 6 0
Latey 176 178 185 539
Anderson 256 11 172 618
Totals 900 948 95S 2 id
Maney'a Sunkists won three games from
tlve Bungalows last night on the base
ment alleys. They also broke all records
for the Metropolitan league by g( tt ng PX)
for single game and 1,725 for tetals. Grif
fith lind all high honors for the evening
with 234 for single game and 606 for to als.
Tonight Parkey Autos and West Sides.
Ortman 188 226 V9 583
Griffith 222 234 1F0' 608
Laird 130 lta 177 f36
Totals 800 629 498 1,725
Owynne 123 179 109 411
Ward 130 173 112 41".
Eckles 108 186 187 621
Totals 421 638 3S8 1,347
RICHARDS GETS BIG FIGHT
Bid of $101,000 and Share of Picture
SAN FKANCISC0 MAY BE LOCATION
Date of Contest Between Jeffries and
Johnson Probably Will lie July
4, 1910, Says the Sac
NEW TORK, Dec. 2. The world's cham
pionship fight between James J. Jeffries
and Jack Johnson will be held in San
Francisco before a club organised by
"Tex." Rickard of Ely, Nev., and Jack
Gleascn, the .fight to take place probably
on July 4, 1910. The bid made by Rickard
and Gleason of a purse of 1101,000 and the
contestants to take 664 per cent of the
moving picture receipts, was accepted by
representatives of Johnson and Jeffries
"Tex." Rickard said today that If the
fight were awarded to him ana Gleason
It probably would be held In San Fran
cisco. 'My bid Is for Utah, Nevada or Califor
nia," he said, "but in Utah it Is not at all
oertaln that we can hold the fight. In Ne
vada, where the laws will permit, we can
not get a crowd large enough to pay the
guaranteed purse, so that leaves San Fran
cisco with practically a clear field.
The successful bid provides that the fight
shall take place in California, Utah or
Nevada on a date to be set later, but It
was stated that without doubt the con
test would take place In San Francisco.
In view of the fact that James Coffroth,
manager of the Mission Athletic club at
Colma, Cal., controls certain patents on
moving pictures, It was thought Rickard
and Gleason would likely enter Into some
arrangement with him whereby they could
have the fight take place In the Colma
T. J. McCarey of Los Angeles and Eddie
Graney of San Francisco made a vigorous
protest against the acceptance of Rlckard's
bid, declaring their bids were higher and
should have boen accepted. They asserted
that Rlckard's bid had been accepted In
advance and that other bidders Blood no
The final articles for the fight will be
drawn up by lawyers and signed In Ho
boken, N. J., tomorrow.
'Frisco May Change Ordinance.
SAN FRANCISCO, Deo. 2. The news
from New York that the Jeffries-Johnson
world's championship fight would be held
In San Francisco, although not unexpected,
has caused keen satisfaction among ring
followers In this city. Already speculation
is rife as to the location of the battle
ground. The laws of California permit finish
fights, but contests within the dlty are so
regulated by the municipal authorities that
only twenty-round exhibitions can be given.
There Is a belief, however, that owing to
the tfemendous importance of the cham
pionship battle pressure may be brought to
bear on the Incoming administration to
waive all restrictions and grant permission
to the proomters to hold an unlllmted con
test In the city of San Francisco. In such
an event It ia generally understood the
base ball park of the Pacific Coast league,
on Valencia street, near Fourteenth, will
be tho scene of the battle.
On the other hand, there 1b an undercur
rent of opinion that an arrangement has
been effected with Coffroth, In which case
it Is almost certain that the fight will be
taken to Coffroth's Mission Street arena.
litre unlimited contests are permitted
without molestation, but the arena would
have to be enlarged.
am suit or overcoat
Let Ms Tell Ton ometbing
. ' .
4 - 1 . l
Lark of space forbids me going Into
detail about our $20.00 suit and over
coat sale. I want you to make It a
point and drop In our store today. I
am anxious to prove to you that I
can save you from $10.00 to $15.00
on any suit or overcoat you muy
buy from me.
DAVE HERZOG, Mgr.
While the goods last we will
make any suit or overcoat In the
house, values up to (35.00
The unseasonable weather seems
to have "hung on'' too long. As a
result we are confronted with a
surplus stock, and. In order to re
duce this large line, we are offer
ing these 30 and $25 suits and
overcoats at the very low price of
!10 N. 16th St Hotel Loyal Bldg.
Easy Victory for Chicago Man In
First Playoff of Triple Tie.
NEW YORK, Deo. 2. The first game of
the triple tie between Demaresi, Cmie and
Sutton In the International prof eHsional 18.2
balk line billiard championship was won
VVednepday at Madison Square Girien by
Calvin DemareM of Chicago, from Harry Y .
Cline of Philadelphia, by a score ot uoo to
3S4. The winner's highest run was 10. while
Cline leaehed 102. Demarest generally out
nlARHri hi nntinnent. The score:
Demartst-0, 34. t, 2, 5. 3, 13, 29. 108. 0.
16, 42, I, 0, 0, 12, 62. 1, 75. 65 6u0. AVer
age: 25. High runs: 108. 2, 75.
Cline 2, 6, 8, 26, 5, t, 4, 76, 6, 4, 16. 1, 2,
12 34, 2, 102, 84. 6388. Average: 20 8-10.
High runs: 102, 76, 44.
AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION ELECTS
Three Iowa Men Are on the Board
NEW YORK, Dec. 2. Lewis B. Spear
of Boston, Mass., was unanimously eluded
president of the American Automobile as
sociation at a meeting of the Board of
Other officers elected are:
Vice presidents, Robert P. Cooper, Phila
delphia: Frank M. Joyce, Minneapolis;
F. C. Donald, Chicago; treasurer, 11. A.
Bonnell, East Orange, N. J.; secretary,
Frederick II. Elliott. New York.
Among the directors elected are H. B.
I Allfree. Newton, la.; F. O. Battey, Savan
i rah, Ga.; William S. White. Sioux City,
la., and J. W. Watzek, Davenport, Ia.
Iowa Men Awarded Letters.
IOWA CITY, Ia.. Dec. 2. (Hpeclal.)-At
tho meeting of the University of Iowa
Athletic huard liiKt evenlni; the following
I "Is" were granted to the members of the
foot ball team who had fulfilled the re-
More Deaths Due
to Foot Ball Play
Than to Strikes
John Mitchell Makes This Statement
in Address to Sociological Con
ference at New York.
NE W YORK, Dec. I. More men are
killed as the result of playing foot ball
In one year han are killed In labor
troubles, and more mn ure hurt or ar
rested as the result of election brawls than
all the strikes show," said John Mitchell,
vice president of the American Federation
of Labor, today, speaking against the gen
eral Impression that violence always fol
lows labor troubles.
His addresB was delivered at the open
ing session of the sociological conference
held under the aiifpices of the Presbyterian
Board of Home Missions.
lll;l. LEVI K
Harry and Primrose Will Head Foot
Hall and Track Teams.
Athletlo association elections at Bellevu
college have resuted In the choice of
"Jack" Harry as captain of the 1910 foot
ball team and David Primrose as leader
of the track squad. Barry has played
three yaars on the college team and 'vill
be a senior next year. He Is a capable foot
ball player and a good executive. Prim
rose is considered the best all-round track
man in the college. Both captains look
forward to championship teams next season
on the cinder path and the gridiron.
Bloom Training; Hard.
Maurice Bloom, who Is matched to go
ten rounds with Kid Jenben before the
Trl-City Athletic club, is training hard
r.t Cheslres place In South Omaha. This
c?erer lad says he is going to make mince
meat of the Village Blacksmith, while the
rooters for the Omaha lad say he Is
stronger than ever and will be able to
more than hold his own atralnHt the
Chicago youth. Two good preliminary bouts
are on the iwrd as well as a battle royal,
the sport that furnishes al'. sort of amuse
ment for the followers of the game.
Tlsrers on Wny Home.
HAVANA. Dec. 2 The Detroit base ball
team has concluded Its Cuban tour and Is
returning to tho United States after a stay
In Cuba of a little over a month. Twelve
games were played In Havana, of which
the Americans won tour and lost four to
the Havana and Almendares teams. The
Detroit won the only game played In Ma-tanzas.
Wants Johnson-Lana-ford Flsrht.
BOSTON, Deo. 2. An offer for the pro
posed fight between Jack Johnson, the col
ored champion, and Sam Langford of this
city was received here today from Eugene
Coirle of London, who claims that he can
assure the boxers 60 per cent of the esti
mated gross receipts of $60,000. Langford
posted a $10,000 forfeit last week.
(iotrh Falls to Throw Roller.
NEW TORK, Dec. 2. Frank Ootch, cham
pion wrestler of the world, caught a tartar
tonight In Dr. B. F. Roller of Seattle,
Wash. Ootch had agreed to forfeit $1,000
If he failed to throw Holler In fifteen min
utes and at the end of the bout both men
were on their feet and fighting bitterly for
a winning hold.
Gambling; Ordinance Void.
MITCHELL, S. D., Dec. 2.-(Speclal.)-A
city ordinance against gambling was
decared void today In a decision by Judge
Smith in circuit court. John Skillman
was arrested several months ago on the
charge of gambling, to which he pleaded
guilty In Justice court under the city
ordinance. He was fined $75 and then ap
pealed the case. T. J. Spongier entered
a demurrer In the case on the ground
that, at the time the city of Mitchell
passed the ordinance against gambling that
there was no state law giving the city
the power to pass an ordinance against
gambling, therefore, making the ordinance
void and without-effect. The court sus
tained the demurrer and the defendant
NEGRO IS BURNED AT STAKE
Preacher Who Shot White Man at
Cochran, Ga., is Lynched.
FUEL PILED HIGH ABOVE HEAD
Victim, in Jaatlflratlon of His
Act, Says Antomoblle of Man
He Shot Scared His
COCHRAN, Oa., Dec 1 John Harvard,
a negro preacher, who shot and fatally In
jured Will D. Booth two miles from this
place late this afternoon, was captured
by a mob of enraged citizens five miles
from here la.it night at 10 o'clock and burned
at a stake, more than a carload of light
wood, it is said, being heaped about the
Booth is a well known business man of
Hawklnsvllle. Oa., and was enroute to
Cochran In an automobile when the shoot
ing occurred. He drove up behind Harvard,
who was in front of him In a wagon
Harvard charged that Booth's machine
frightened his mules. He drew a pistol,
after a few words, and fired upon Booth,
three shots taking effect. Booth returned
the fire and It was learned after the
negro was captured that he was slightly
wounded in two places. He was found In
a barn three miles from the place where
the shooting occurred.
Booth was brought to this place immedl
ately after the shooting. Physicians sold
tonight there was little hope of his re
covery. He has a wife and six children
Officers from Hawklnsvllle In automobiles
and carrying bloodhounds went Immedi
ately to the scene of the shooting, but a
party of enraged citizens was quickly
formed and tracked the Hegro on horse
back to his hiding place. He showed fight,
but was suffering so severely from the ef
fects of his Injuries that he could offer
but little resistance. Ho freely admitted
the shooting and is said, Justified his action
by, the fact that Booth's automobile fright
ened his mules.
Harvard was given an opportunity to
pray, after which ho waa securely bound
with chains to a stake. The fuel was piled
high above his head and the torch applied.
The roaring of the flames prevented any
statement he might have made from being
ur to date
Many people are not petting all of
the entertainment they should out of
their Edison Phonographs because
they have not been equipped with the
Your dealer has an attachment which
will make your Edison Phonograph
play both the Edison Standard Records
and the new Amberol four-minute
Records, thus trebling the enjoyment
and pleasure to be gotten out of it.
By means of this attachment the
Phonograph will play both Standard
and Amberol Records, giving you
more kinds of music and a longer cata
log to select from.
Find out about this attachment today,
because it will be just the same as giv
ing you an entirely new Phonograph.
Birth ltecord la Broken.
HURON. S. D., Dec. 2 (Special.) Dur
ing the month of November nine deaths,
six males and three females, occurred in
this (Beadle) county. Sixteen couples were
united In marriage, but no divorces were
granted. One alien declared his Intention
to become a citizen of the United States
and sixty-eight babies were born, of which
twenty-nine were females and thlrty-nino
males. This Is the largest number of
births ever reached In the county.
MADISON. Neb., Dec. 2 .(Special.)
Married, at the home of the bride's par
ents, at 11 o'clock yesterday, Miss Roxy Jen
nette Wills to Charles Bracy McDonald,
Rev. H. McClanaghan, paBtor of the Pres
byterlcn church, officiating. A wedding
breakfast was served before the ceremony
at the home of Mrs. Judge Foster, sister
of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. McDonald de
parted for their new home In Omaha, ac
companied by Mr. McDonald's mother and
brother, immediately after the ceremony.
The bride Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
William Wills of this city, a leader in the
social life of Madison. The groom has
spent practically all of his life in Omaha.
His father, John McDonald, served several
terms as sheriff of Douglas county. Mr.
and Mrs. McDonald will be at home after
January 1 at their home, 2225 Lake street,
Snbpoenas tor Aliened Bettors.
OAKLAND, Cal., Dec. I. Subpoenas were
served at the Emeryville track late today
on P. J. Treat, secretary of the new Cali
fornia Jockey club: J,.-.rar W. Smith, who
came to the track to inaugurate the oral
betting system; William F. Forsee, a detec
tive, and Robert McKlbben. District At
torney Donahua of Alameda county an
nounced that the grand Jury will take up
the matter of betting at the track. The
men subpoenaed will appear before the
Hetty Green In Wall Street.
NEW TORK, Dec. 2. Mrs. Hetty Green
has again become an Interested figure In
Wall street. Within the last two days she
has been a large lender of money In the
financial district, advancing funds for time
loans at 4'4 per cent Interest, a figure
slightly below the current rate.
Just One Week Since the
Sun Has Shone in Omaha
It Is Just one week since tho sun shone
on Omaha. "November 26, sunshine 6 per
cent," is the matter-of-fact way in which
the records of the weather bureau tell the
story. From that day on the percentage
column has been filled with zeros, with the
single exception of a lonely little "2 per
cent" glimpse of the sun on November 28.
The rest has been shadow and fog mostly
Two per cent of sunshine means the
equivalent of Just exactly 14.40 minutes'
continuous brightness not an extravagantly
Long, doleful days of half mist, half rain,
have for the week been followed by eve
nings of fog. This fog Is real and material,
the real Imported English variety. A weird
effect Is produced by the Illuminated signs
of the downtown section blazing their feeble
quirements the past season for wliinliig the ib t agan8t the : moist, obscuring haze,
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THE OMAHA BEE
Hyland, Alexander, Krenensky, Hanlon,
Ehret, Hanson, Bell. O Biien, Stewart, Fee,
I Murphy, Dyer, Collins.
Charlie Clarke of Des Moines, one of
j the alumni members of the board, attended
the meeting, making the first full as
. semblage of tho governing body this year.
Questions of the future policies of the
i university regarding the conference foot
ball schedules were taken up and fully dis-
I cussed, but no definite announcement of
I any action waa given out. It is known that
I Mr. Clarke, however, represented the sentl
! mt-nt of the Ies Moines alumni relative
! to the Iowa team appearing every year In
' lies Mollies at hast once during the sea
! son and It Is believed that the attendance
i of Mr. Clarke was significant of thin move
nia Shoot at Webster, 9. D.
SIOUX FALLS. S. D.. Dec. 2. (Special.)
The Mlnne Kotali Lennue of Hun cluhs.
which Is one of the strongest associations
of marksmen In the northwest, recently
he'd Its annual business meeting at Web
ster for the purpose of electing new of
ficers and arruiiKliiK for the spurts of the
coming year. It was deiided that the
next annual trophy shoot of the organlza-
I tton should be held r.t Webster on a due
to he selcted by the memiiers or tne
Webster Gun club. The coming trophy
shoot will be one of the greatest events
of the kind In the history of the state.
The following of fliers were elected for
the coming year: president. Frank Sears
of Webster; vice president. Dr. I.. E. Stud
enroth of lledfielit: eiretarv, John Sher
blno of Webster; treasurt r, Maurice S h nd
Ivr of Slssfton. The new board of direc
tors Is composed of 8. L. Rock man of
Aberdeen. lr. E. E. Olldner of Keilfleld.
L J Adklns of Slsseton, Thomas Coin of
llrlstol and C. R. Reeves of Ipswich.
Rtae Ball Politics Dolllaar.
CINCINNATI. Doc. I. Rase bull politics
will soon develop some lively wire pulling
In New York In adavnee of the comlriK
National league meeting and election of
President Hermann of the Cincinnati
team announced today that he would go
to New York next Wednesday to "get on
the ground early."
Hermann Is more friendly toward John
Heydler than any other man mentioned
r tha National league presidency.
Hermann denies the stories published in
other cities tht he and Charles W. Mur
phy would offer ITesldent O'Hrlen of the
American association as a dark horse.
diamonds rRKNZEIV-lSth and Dodge.
Each little globe Is surrounded by a glim
meting halo of refracted light. The strug
gling glow gives the peculiar Impression
that the lights are floating In midair with
no earthly attachment.
The unusual atmospheric conditions have
given the theorizing philosophers a rare
opportunity. Eclipses of the moon and even
the vagarler of Halley's rambling comet
have been blamed for the sadness of the
skies, and then there aro some who say It
Is Just the clouds.
Omaha is not suffering alone. Woeful
tales of impassable roads and' suffering,
neglected cornfields come from' the sur
rounding country. Up In Burt county, K.
N. Ashley, assistant state veterinarian, U
using four horses on a light runabout to
pull him over the bottomless roads. The
contestants from Perclval, Ia., In the fid
dlers' contest at Nebraska City last night
told the assembled crowd there they man
aged to arrive by the assistance of six
horses and a mule. Rural mail carriers
are badly hampered in their deliveries. The
whole country Is In a state of discomfort
as a result of the murky weather. It will
take many days of sunHhlne and drying
winds to restore the fields and farms to a
normal condition again.
Railroads have been affected by the water
and In southeastern Nebraska, where the
damp period has had full Intensity, and
where the streams were at flood while
there was snow In the northern part of the
state, the tracks are soft and unusual de
lays have resulted. There has been forty
eight hours of continuous rain In Oage
Omaha temperatures for the month ram
bled all the way from 77 to 14 degrees, with
a maximum variation within one day of 32
degrees. The total precipitation for the
month was heavy, reaching 6.24 Inches, of
which a trifle over five Inches was snow.
Foreign Nations Bar Red
Cross Stamps from Mails
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2. Because of con
fusion among foreign postal authorities
over the number of stamps used on letters
reaching them from the United States, the
Red Cross Christmas stamps and other
"charity" stumps on mall packages will
have to be UBed with utmost discretion.
Five foreign governments have placed re
strictions upon the use of such stamps.
Four of the countries Great ltritaln. Or
ange River Colony, houth Rhodesia and
tho Transvaal refuse to admit to their
malls packages bearing such stamps, and
Germany admits packages bearing the
stamps If they be affixed to the back of
the letter or parcel, but not If they are
placed on tbo face of It.
Concerning the matter, the Postoffice de
partment today Issued a bulletin saying
that articles liable to be refused admit
tance to any of the countries named above
on account of bearing charity stamps will
be returned to the sender. If known; If
sender be not known, such articles will be
sent to the division of dead letters. All
articles bearing Red Croes Christmas
stamps for transmission In the Interna
tional malls, the department cautions,
should bear on the covers the full address
of the sender.
The Red Cross authorities have placed
on sale throughout the country millions of
the "Christmas stamps," the proceeds of
the sale of which are to be devoted by the
society to the work of fighting consump
tion. The stamps will be good in the United
States, but care will .have to be exercised
In their use on letters or packages for for
Direct appeal to the rulers of the various
governments to waive the rulings against
the stamps was at first contemplated, but
Charles L. Magee, secretary of the Red
Cross, declared tonight that the society
will content Itself with warning purchasers
of the stamps through the Red Cross
agents against their use on packages des
tined for foreign countries.
The loss to the Red Cross fund will be
small as a result of the ruling. The sale
of the stamps up to tonight la greatly In
excess of whet It was last year. Already
48 000.000 have been purchased, and the so
ciety expects that the last of the 60.000.000
It caused to be printed for the present
Christmas season will be gone before De
cember 26. Last year leas than . 000, 000
stamps were sold.
Bdlson Stasdsrd Records 3?c.
F.dlson Amberol Records (play twice as longl .V.
Rtlon Orand Opera Records 7Sc. ami II OC
Edison Phonograph! - 112 50 to $125.00
There are Edison dealers everywhere. Go to tho nearest
and hear the Erilion Phonograph play both Rrtinon Standard
and Amberol Records and get complete catulnti from your
dealer or from us.
Natianal Phoaecrask Ce., 75 Laka.iaV Avenue, Oram a, N. J.
Nebraska Cycle Co.
represents the National Phonograph Co. in
Nebraska, and carries hnge stocks of
including the models mentioned in the Na
tional Phonograph Co.'s announcement on this
page today, as well as a stock of
Over 100,000 Records
Nebraska. Cycle Co.
15th and Harney Sts., Geo. W. Mickel, 334 Broadway,
Omaha., Neb. Manager, Council Bluffs, Ia.
BUDGET FIGHT UP TO VOTERS
National Liberty Federation Issues
an Address to the Country.
COMMONS TO BE PROROGUED
was hurled high Into the nlr and landed
thirty feet from the right-of-way. Terrill
and Stephenson jumped Just In time.
Shumaker was at the wheel In such a
position that he could not readily extricsto
himself, had he wished or thought to Jump
for his life. The cur rounded a corner at
a fair rate of speed, he being unable to
see the approaching train because of a
Premier Asqalth Will Present Motion
Today Protesting; Aa;alnst I'surpa
tlou of Power by Peers Con
servatives Will Not Reply.
LONDON, Dee. 4. The National Liberal
federation tonight Issued a manifesto to
the country, which may be regarded as a
party rally for the elections. It concen
trates attention entirely on the constitu
tional struggle between the House of Lords
and the House of Commons. It says:
"If the present action of the peers is
not repudiated nwlftly by the people, the ,
rights and privileges won so dearly by our j
forefathers In the great struggles for free-
dom are all surrendered."
The manifesto declares the peers' power
of veto must be restricted so that the last
word on legislation and finance will rest
with the House of Commons. Otherwise
no liberal ministry again can assume the
responsibility of office.
"In the fight forced upon us," the mani
festo continues, "the electors will have to
decide whether they wish to govern them
selves or be governed at second hand by
a few hundred hereditary peers, who have
thrown tho constitution Into the melting
pot. In order to shift the burden of taxation
from wealth, land and liquor, to food and
the necessaries of life."
Lord Rosebery, in a letter to the press
tonight repudiates the charge made by
Lord Curson that he led an army to the
walla of a fortress and then abandoned
It. Lord Rosebery reiterates that through
out he has opposed and warned against the
course the lords have taken as one calcu
lated Injuriously to affect the House of
Lords, Itself and enhance what popularity
the budget may possess.
Daly Captain of Yale.' ' i
NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Dec. 2.-My a un
animous vote of the members of the Yale
foot ball eleven. Frederick J. Daly of
CambrldBe, Mass., was tonight elected raii
tain of the team for the season of 1910.
Daly Is a member of the class of 1311 and
has played halfback on the team for thu
last two years.
Bill on Record
New York City Owes Gas Company
Eleven Millions, but Has Draw
back in Unpaid Taxes.
NEW TORK, Dec. 2. Greater New Tork
cast up its account with the Consolidated
Gas company today and found that for
arrearages on gas and electricity it owed
what will probably stand as the largest
lighting bill on record more than 111,000,000.
The city has not paid a cent for gaa
since 1903, when the dispute In the courts
began over the legality of the 80-cent rate
a reduction of 20 cents from the former
rate which was sustained. On the other
hand, the company was in arrears on fran
chise taxes more than $10,000,000. When a
balance was struck, the company still
found Itself 11,000,000 to the good.
CLYDE SHUMAKER OF GENOA
KILLED BY AUTO ACCIDENT
Vonna- Man ' Struck by Passenger
Train at Blanca, Cal., Brakes
Falliug to Work.
ALAMOSA. Colo.. Dec. .-(Speclal Tele
gram.) Failure of the mechanism of his
big new touring car to work at a crucial
moment resulted In the fatal injury of
Clyde L. Rhumaker at Blanca, while two
other men. II. U Tenill and Dill Stephen
son. Jumped barely In time to save their
lives. Shumaker died this morning of his
Shumaker recently came to Itlanca from
Oenoa. Neb., to start a garage. His par
ents are said to be quite wealthy.
The auto waa struck by a passenger train
last evening at the railroad crossing In
Blanca, formerly Fort Oarland. Shumaker
Catarrh Yields to
Dr, Milan's Treatment
SB. THEODOBE MIX. Elf,
The Chief of Btalf
Dr. Mllen, by his new method of
treatment, is accomplishing wonders
In the treatment of that loathsome,
oftlnits dangerous disease, catarrh.
Catarrh is considered incurable by
many however. Dr. Mllen has treated
and cured so many cases of catarrh,
'heumatlsm, epilepsy, gall stones, pa
ralysis and other chronic and nervou-,
diseases of men snd women that caes
which bewilder the ordinary practi
tioner are as an open book to him. The
best proofs are the letters from pa
tients who have been helped.
The Austro-Amerloan Doctors:
OMAHA, Neb. Dear Sir: Some
months ago I began treatment with
you for catarrh of the head and stom
ach. At that time I ate no solid food,
my heart acted very badly and It was
an effort to sit up long at a time. I
Improved and feel that I am Improv
ing each week. I have little trouble
with my heart and very seldom eat
anything that distresses me and I eat
4231 Grant St.
The Austro-Amerlran Doctors:
OMAHA, Neb. For two and one-half
years I suffered untold agony from
gall stones. I commenced improving
from the time I started taking your
treatment, and my friends were all
surprised at the Improvement in my
appearance, and remarked about it. I
am entirely cured now, and cheerfully
recommend your treatment to anyone
who may be suffering from gall
stones as I was.
MKS. W. F. URBAN.
1460 South 16th Bt.
Dr. Mllen, chief of staff of the Aus-tro-Amerlcan
Doctors, makes no charge
for examination and consultation. He
Is located at suite 428 Hamge Bldg,
16th and Harney Sts., Just opposite
Orpheum treater, Omaha. Neb.
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