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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, APRTTj 20, 1010.
'"n" SW1NK SIIOWS. TUB LATEST THING in short stops.
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, Svs tes .1. fefW;' 7 11.-- z? fy .-3- r Hptesd i-
D0UBLE-I1EADER T0 BOSTON.
Two Games Are Worflrora w"ash
inijton on Home Grounds.
ALL IvLLilAlJs I
Senators Two Hans AJUcn4dn
Uhn Rraaralrri Come to Bat
(lean Hits Win
HUSTON, April 19 Bonton. won two
game from Washington horo today. Ex
actly ssven persons morf than 30.000, the
largest crowd ever at a ball (fame In this
city, saw tha locals defeat Washington by
tha soora or io mis tunnuun. .
visitors wera two runs ahead when Boston
went to bat In the ninth, but a naso on
balls and three BUCct4Sivo hits gave the,
locals the game. 8coi
BOSTON. t'r. WABH1NOTOV.
B.H.O A.R. f , B H O. A K
UT.nnn'11. lb 4 1 1 4 llirt( BfiVrt! .X:
Lord, lb 10 1
SpMkar. ct... 41
0 tllTlt, .11.,. il00
o K,t.rfiB, ac . l o
I I I
I liMHalar, rf ... 4 110 0
0 OUtwIaub. lb . 4 It 0 1
4 1 T
0 0 0
0 0 0
0 0Hrlet, W 4
I 1 ltt, c 4
KraQcIl 0 0 0 0 ejjinaott, ... 4 0 0 0 0
'" ' 1 1111 o.Tol
nullah tnr Wood liMhe elshth.
One out when winning run was made. ., A
Washington 0 fl 1 1 0 0 0 2 0-4
Boston 0 'VJfiA,?
Two-base hits: StatTl. les'" Hits;
Off Wood, In elght't Innings. Sacrifice
hits: Hchciefer, Lord, KUes. Stolen bases:
Milan (2), Schsefer (It. Hooper, Gessle.
I'nglaub. Left on bait: Washington, .
Doston, 3. FtrHt base i bulls: Off Wood,
2; off Johnson, 2; off.iHall. 2 First base
on errors: Wanning tH. 2. Struck put.
Wy Johnson, (i; by Wo(.d. 6. Time: 2 12.
L'mplres: Connolly anrfj Dtneen.
BOSTON. April 19. Attended by the usual
flag raising ceremony nd the pitching of
the first ball by MayoiKlohn F. Fitzgerald,
the Amerioan league ase ball season in
this city was opened tiwlay and celebrated
by the home team With a victory over
Washington by a scorefnf 1 to 1. Score:
B H 6.A.K. M
I 1 I 0 OlvWo'l
Milan, ct.... I 110 0 MofViiall. lb t 0 I 1 0
, ha.i.r. lb.. 1 114 VUtt. b I 1 0 1 1
LHT.It, It... 4 0 10 OK.WHkar. ct.. 1 I 0 0
Elbarfaid, lb. 4 0 1 1 0xtaM. lb I 1 II 0 0
Ueaalar, rf... 4 110 0v ar, as... 4 0 110
t'nlub. lb.. 4 0 II 1 I Ml Cm, rf.... 4 0 J 0 0
M. Brld, ., 4 0 0 oHWlKr, lC3r.-l 0&fp
Btraet, 10 11 UCarrlg&n, I 0 t 1 0
UbttUpD-?. a..latUxR.p J 1. 0 1
Vvbishlngton o o i u v v v v v i
Huston 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 -2
Three-base hit: Lord. Sacrifice hits: Lord
Ck Speaker, Oberlln. Double play: Mo
ltfflde to Schaefer to Unglaub. Left on
b;ios; Washington. 6; Boston, T. Base on
biilla: Off Oberlln, 1; off Clcotte, 2. First
bifre on errors: Boston 3; Washington, 1.
lift by pitched ball: By Oberlln, Stahl.
Stfuck out;, By rioQtlftt.4. Wild pitches:
neen and Connelly. t. , . v r
HICACQApr fWVf t"r)fj .dafated.,
Chicago by the score of 3 to J after a hard
twelve-Inning game today. Both teams
cored tjlrrffu?YlnajV..i ts ej verrthr
Singles by Turner ana iajoie ana an inneiu
oiit by Lord scored the winning run,. Brad
U li was Dut out of the sarve..nho first
inning for disputing a decision by Umpire
l CLEVELAND. CHICAGO.
' Y B H O.A B B.H.O.A.B.
KrUier, It... I 10 0 OHahn, rt 4 110 0
Briiil,'. lb... 0 0 0 0 CZeldcr, lb.... 4 114a
Prllnil, lb... 4 Oil oParant, ct....l D
TuHiar, lb.... ( 1 4 I (Barrows, If.
. 4 1
Lt4la. lb.., 4 1 14 .(Caiidil, lb..,, k ill 1
hi'bils o i 1 4 J.tHlaoabna, aa 4 0.4 I
Biwn bam. W 11 V W(l'jcBa.-'.o..Jii-jS-; 0,: .0
Bait, M..A7..1 0 4 4 OSmUli, t. ...S 1 0 11
i'.attcd, f or Barrows In the eleventh.
Jlavelund, v,y,0 0 0. 0).X 0 0 0 0 1-1
'fvo-ba'e 'httsr' ffaniif Snilrtii' '"KfUegeK
Siilrlflce hit a- Rt-rKer, lJX . ZHdor, Ball,
Parent. StStr? 1,Aif -BfacVlSairii.
Sas-s: Chicago, 8; Cleveland, n. first base
on balls: Off Smtih, 2; off Beiger, 5.
fciruok out: By Smith,, S; by Merger, 4.
Tih: 2:20. Umpire; O'Loughlln and
KLING STll.l, OUT OK THE GAME
' I' When Ha .Will Join Cubs.
KA N3 AS trti A.W ' IftVJv t W ,tlupoi
itt for me ti Hiatal Junt when 1 jinaJi Join
he' Chlcau:iriSiagoabi'.'T sstd :JotU A 'Klmg
InHv "In fart 1 bin unable to make a dohi-
tl-e statWneot f t-(KHi atofe lJ
loin tho team at all or not. It will be sev
eral days before 1 can arrive. at a decision
In 4ha matter. -i'h" ' Vr(
- '"My 4-year-old daughter Is In a hospital
ahi' re she baa undergone two bperatloni
lW'i':l'UR ftffacUiv af l;th ; tliroB.t. .-I
yettrtHily. cuuniii.Lui.va her uuUl she Is well,
m.unli to leave the hospital.
"ine report tnai i m loieresieij, ,wun ...
Harry C. Overman of; Bosto.il 4n tM pro- ft
posed organisation of SO o T- UtaKU.1a,i
alae. I am not lntr.tJ la U-aKtls t
nd have heard nittimg of the planMo or-' '
"The report that I m loaeresteil, .with
r& lulf4NV ifisJShp o
Bujtta- .M vmtn.-.. Carry. Off vFirst
Honori iif Jrdoor' Itifle Jra.tch,es.
tVainatonr' ' . "
, 4fKr t 4 'Sll " r 'vt1' '
WAsrnN.UVNAcrU irJh, nd'vr
rlfjo"" stiootjig tajmj. (hamplophljV of the
United. iilaUMi-iaiJioe won by-lie looky
MuJK WfeW -,utfjo , Thl'd
olub' and the Iiichti;r si.w4 ,auJ ,'Oyrj
club of New Haven, Conu., weretled for
first tlhte!,rlrhefVeive aee'r Khoh,
anA'lri tfiidnfllnV cfttiteet nrvHk',- tn'e
RudkV" tUodrtWrrf-VTUll wtr!Mys 'si1 if
ait). tKttVM'eJ One 'leWtni Vlfc ika
lotwa-v1 i)4,'w tl' tea HnuViii.0
isitJiCtltS., thlKl,'fl,V.i i MrS ItlfW
ir,r'4lfolsteSaItf9 wa fourtn.i thdtx'-flr.
Beattle Rifle and Revolver association
llx'.h apd t)ia .Flint I'Jtt.Rlfle. club of P.tts-
bU; f m- v ; X $ ';. i Cif . j
Otrrer iflib lu' lie liai3u Itlrniftifi-ha-
tAtair-ihreo Club, RTnvtttr1
"Jt sisnrni)jff!)iir we brk
I fra'iyt(,rt;n j1 -if 4.H.; .tialXj'tilH'ftVetM
it A'y-tajii ti js Very niuch ddlslvf n,' t
thO.--fbe Jilwn, f)v "'lu-t tiJ liinnhnfc
a-heilie? ITunfheW or nor"
'V ft ""'r"""" -"'"ye I,.,,,!,,, Kails lain It, . v-,"'r iJt. 'V . j -. m -.lev's KKinty nila They give prompt " lifit, Irom Dlool I'oUon
""yPI offf- I JniCIC.1'. April -M B')ugir ,.4 I " fT - 14 t.1 ; W 4S , mci,. of KlUney and bladder was prevehted fty O. Cio'vd. Plnnk.Mo.:
''"M''!''' Vf1 llul'I'4 Vret,s '4''rJ4iut, Ml apk.c K-1ihi -TtAsln t...V. I Ji W ' ' S3 ' KV lordere. " are heallrig. trenetimlng ..ho healed his dangrrou, wound 'with
ton,l f a(4 $ d 1 'Jti'inagltk UdeU lC8!f c.ttti i d I lth -his' u.pl.. ito lieji-ajl u .. ,; i ' .nil-neptla ir tbrin'. For si' by all Rtirklen'a ArnVt alva 2Ga. For auJe by
. 'if 1 D I Nff OF -TH E TEAMS1
1 , K 1
i.u i n nun v
Miriaftapo ). .
Indian a polls ' -svl
&iiiVBtikti'e .....'r '..7. i -t aw
Boston 1 1
1'ittKburg ..2 1
,67 Boston S 1
Mil Cleveland .. 3 1
.M7 Waahlngtoh i
.50) New York.. 1 1
PhlladL'lphla 2 1
Cincinnati . t 2
Chicago...... 2 2
J500I Detroit 2 2
St. t4un...i fl ,..m 81. Lviia....,.l .!3
Ke Xork.,1 -.3.S3 I'hlliiaelpijlo 1 CJ. .
Via Vita, nini v r ; .
Natl0Ba, '-Ju, Jb1ta(ilphl'; . it
Probkryn. Bosiun'.at New Yom, PIHsburg
at illnclnnatl, Chicago at St. Louis.
-'American League Cleveland at Chicago-.
St. Louis at. Detroit, New York at Phila
delphia.; Washington at Boston.
' American Association Indtanapolis at
Columbus, Milwaukee at Minneapolis, Kan
sas City at St. Paul, Louisville at Toledo.
to Play Nebraska
Athletic , Eowd... o( .Uiiversity , pf
Minnesota Will Play. Two
"- v" Games.'" '
LINCOLN, April 19.-(Spec!al.)-The ath
letlo board at the University of Minne
sota has signified its willingness to per
mit the Gophei base "ball t6anv4o play
the Nebraska club the two games that
are scheduled for Northrup field Irf Hiy.
The Gophers will do thin without requir
ing the Cornhusker board to certify to
the amateur standing of its team under
the Missouri valley conference rules. The
Minnesota board likes the frankness with
which the Nebraska board has spoken out
about the summer base ball question, and
It declares It will play the Cornhusker
team unless i the other members of the
Chicago conference object. The Gophers
same terms that they would play a league
team, not requiring any statement as to
turn. This Is the very attitude Nebraska
wanted Kansas to take on the proposl-
ir ley v auifTence
Ui k chance'
Iowa university has written . Dr. Clapp
that the Coruiiinkeli euinhbt. play' the
Hawkeye club unleas it signs a statement
TAffandhig alLJt,! pJ4$rf Px, this decla
ration Ixwa has taken : the same position
tUAt Kansas dl i oa th flBeaUonoc' and
has forced the pornhuskero to. give up
hope r6f ;rnaklng a trip Into Iowa "toV 'play
the State, university, .Ames and Grlnnell.
'Yhe Cornhbskef" btfaVd'- will net vote to
disband the local team .until the .delegates
to the meeting In Kansas City today' re
port the action takn at that gathering.
The representative- f the Nebraska ath
le'lo board had Instructions to try" fo get
the other members of the conference to
rescind the aniiAiHomer ball rule.N now In
force. In case such action was 'taken
jodftjn'j.the. v Jf ebraski .team not dis
band, but If the status In local base ball
rwnartis- as - it l' now '' the . Comhuakers
wil) . shapdon their ; schedule.. A; meeting
or me ainieiic Doara win oe. cauea to-
murrbwKflrij. tb'n'aideF 'fhe matter; :"..
( 9v-er ty.XPV drew;, suits frorr Mana-
di i.uro tui Ii'a, iuv i Met.. fiatlit iy-
dy" Xht-I" ?P a,rgest' equad thatl ever
reported . for the ante-season work.
P At.-meotlf.g'and dinner 'for all tKe1 foot
ball candidates last evening In the Tem
ple f.ujljf .seycntyf.lve men were present
to dlscdVv the froapecta- " for"' next fall.
Short speeches ,were made by Chancellor
Avery, Profesior ,.Rlqhard8, . 'Ex-Captain
Harvey and Proftssor Caldwell. The three
faculty .men sajd theyclld rpt;,want Rugby
foStbnll arid Would lie satisfied 'only with
ther. American -.gaine ,a . rSJcfrmett':.!!;' the
Jack Tohnsbn "
"v f S ! v;
Colored Pugilist Will Leave Chicago
. tv.tv. . 1 " '-im. liL. I
ft f JH-PWmC C5ait Thttr t-'J
li i 4--. Svllit,; T-fu .',.!
" ' i ' -4ewng. .f, )
'' Jjl. . i . V -' A
Jj C10AG4piU 19.-Jask Johnson, dis-
,-wiui ni near-winter, which U lln
gcrjiig : Jnjhi.lsp of spring In this vicinity,
'atrriouAred'" today that he would make na
mere attempts to. train until he reached
The colored fighter expects to leave here
Mt s"Kturr:iyoVrt vlag M .Suv. jF-rapcipeo,
My4 l.s),: ,,- .A ,.x?. r,,,iv.., '.
, BKNLOMONq, Cal,v. April, W.-H'tiea
Jamea J.;4efr javjte, informed day,,Uiat
Jack,. JoUjukiu,. 4jd 4viare4. In, favor- of
'J nek i "lch., tor fcfei-ee. 'of the . coining
fight, he-atd; :V-' ' i'
don;; -believe I have given,, tha referee
imsstionr etflaDmaiit's thought fS faf. ;Apy.i
thUm uggaitf will be.areoavbls to me.
Thf selsctler, of the referee w)U b J Ber-
geris fiagda,". r.v ..; . s
; Berge-satd -hat. hr fe.; Vfry -iowh-aB
Jeffries. id and had; na pa aiculttf., choice
Drlscoll Whips Robaon.
ijNno'Nl'Xp'M! 19-A" "tStrf 'cr.V(J loday
iSaf'Srir Ur4scll."tM fttathevivxVgHt chpim-V"t--W'rHa
UiM'.i MM 4Vi(ik".-.tlt.
ji. alao of Kiigian4, In. jthe . fUSeeuih,
laund. for the featheVWefijhr championship
slid a prater ,'.jfWi. -Th fiRhSt was
tshtdyled fi'f tpnty. unuid, . Rtltsoa.waa
tulis.t?d. tbJ-'Rord Loin-.Yale L;t oes
t We-iw jlfW- ',v-
l3 v -' -t. -,- mil
t JurV Iloruia Inf Soul, j. f)
rwr-w 1UHK, April ID, cnarley A. Itell
i..ynplo.-ATiileni !ul-gnt Of Jafi- Frft rYT"x '"' 1 " l" l" " i 1 " Ui Ia
ro".rnd:nold,?te,'-K,V? &'-X..CAr:A KJ " W - U
rounds did Rctlly hold ht.. own. Rln J-i.ia..A. , if,i.iv, . -si
ST. PAUL DRUBS KANSAS CITY
Win First Game of Series by Score of
Eijht to One.
'"4 - t.
ntbt FiftaWr (rsekl Ost Jlosie Raa
with Bases Fsill GetarlDgr Holds
iV.'rfvinitora. , f i' at -All . c
Times. ST. PAUU April- 19. -i-SK Paul took the
fltst game bf the, 'series with Kansas City
today , by scor-of 8 tp-L" Murray's home
run 'with thre met on Aaea In the sixth
gave St. Paul, a good lend and Gehring
held the visitors safe at all times. Score:
Clcrlrei If..... I 110 Ofthsnnon, ct.. I 0
Bauok,r b.. 4 . 1' 0 4 OUowtvar, It... 4 0
Jonac, cf 41 1 0 oOocaah, rf...,4 1
Murray, rf...l 10 0 OYoha. lb 4 1
Bpncr, ,....4 Oil OHtmter, lb... I 1
rr, lb.,.L I Oil 0- CL.jTa, tb,... 4 0
aKK'oim'k, Mt 1 I I CKUam, as I 1
Wrtflar. .. 4 1 I I tSuliWan, C...4 0
OXirLac. t,..l 0 0 4 0 Carter, p..... l 0
" Brandt, p.... 1 0
I 0 0
Total is T II u I .
, - , . Total,. w... II 4 24 l,
fit. Paur 010004SO 8
Kansas City 0000001.0 0-1
1 1 wo-oofie rut: mcvormica. noma run:
Murray. Stolen base: Clarke. Hits: Off
Carter, S In six innings. First base ,on
bails:' Off Carter,' 2r" off - Brandt, ;.off
Gehrlntr. S. Hit with pitched ball: By
Gehring, .Ellam;. by , Brandt. McCormlck,
struck out: uy uennng, r, oy uaner, t:
by Brandt, L Passed ball: Spencer. Wild
oltch: Oehrtna. Sacrifice hits:. Gehring.
Carter. Left on bases: St. Paul, 8; Kansas
City, 7. Time: 1:49. umpires: Hayes and
NcvV Ball League
Rumor in Chicago
Organization Would Include Kansas
City and St, Louis John Klin;
CHICAGO, April 19.-The organltatlon of
aew bftHMeaue; aeoropoaed, of.. Chi
cago, Kansas City, Philadelphia, New
To1-U-reahar"C!rncinnatr," Bt Xoula and
possibly Boston .is being seriously consldT
ered, acdjTrdli ,10; tihry' tJ psftf rrnarj.'i
local semi-pro magnate.
Qstermao 9ad . today morfy!T bad been
obWiMrAaCquaftM had oerr-eent to the
various cities to determine what steps
might be taken to bring about the im
mediate formation of the( league. 'James J;
Callahan, Andy Coakley, ."Jlgg?" Donahue
and Jchd KHtig are mentioned AS' possible
backers of U.tB.i?lrmJittf. ,? r
AMONQ rTHE LOCAL, BOWLERS
WlHovT Springs Defeat. Mets Bi
I " , ' .Ty Sqi Second Series
'The Willow,'' Springs and Mets Bros,
bowled ' their Second series 6f games last
rrtght on the Metropolitan alleys. The Wil
low., Springs, took the ma ton. by 287 pins.
Balzer took high total pins of, 679 for. the
Springe team, while the old timer, ' Pad
Hdritlngton, was hlgn 'ftiari for the 'Mets
Bros, with 072 for total. The scores n -
. t. MJS'SZiBROa. -- - -f.."
..... i. ... ,.f... lst(,Mr'.d. Total.
Neale aoo 169
Kprague lo 159
Den man ft;"M4v 160i
Huntinstorv.. ..,201' 18ti
Blackney 2u2 166 ,
Totals......:.......' I 824 896' 2,688
:. -. " . Hlst.''- 2d.
Keyt 190 11-.
Martin joi-'-' m
Drlnkwater ...... 412 ' 182-
Anderspn 223 169.'
1,018 " 31,; MS .',8.822
' Scores on Francisco's alleys
, : BPRAGUB PILLS.
' ' -' '-'1st: '- 2d:
CMItchell -1,194 ..IMS
Rice lis -J86
Ocander 182 , 19
H. Mitchell 160 156
Pert-....,...,...-..!...... 160 -tl60
' 164 '
878 834 .. 2,564
818 - :. 861 737' 2-. 418
: : OMAHA GAS CPMPANT. '.. ..
aT.-u.a' ' "V .""
-uuuuaia HQ Ifil
Ritchie .-...v... US'- ' 187
Blnd , 138 - luff
Totals..:..:'.;;.:... 4o ; 'e ; es "1.402
"' EQUITABLE tlFE.'. . ' .
.,, ,...! ZV1 ' ISO
Plc,kvd. V,M..4-161 9 159 . US
R"! 167 198 62
' 'Totals.... :..:, m ss 467
459 419 608 1,884
. ltt ' Id.
208 . 661
1W . 601
623., Mt. 674 1.614
! Omaha l.e.aa. '
Th Gophers ' took two games from "the
TIkus lac n.lght, which maWea It neces
sary for the Tiger, to, win against the
Carpenters Trannfers three garuee lu order
to vtsittt championship. That will be the
iaat. gante.. - ticore;. : .'.
i ! ; .M.V" " POPHER8. - 1 ' C.r.r
1st. 4 v 84. 'Total,
13 1 1 1MJ
IK lj. 173 1
170 i t . m -.
isi i7i ly
Found by Experts
Who Made Report
Lincoln Company's Value Found to
Have Increased Over Million
in One Night.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, April 18.-(Speclal.)-The
Lincoln Traction company has "wat
ered" Its value to tho amount of 1,S76,
772.76, according to a report completed to
day by U. G. Powell and L. E. Wettllng,
rate clerks In the employ of the Slate
Railway commission, In connection with an
Investigation held in relation to a petition
from the citizens of Havelock, a suburb
to the capital, for the reduction of fares.
The value of the company's property, says
the report, filed today, is 82,381.U.07.
The contention of the traction Company In
resisting the efforts for a reduction of
fares has been that It would cut the earn
ings on capital to an unreasonable and
Following Is an extract from "the report
to' the commission, showing how values
changed In one night:
Our Investigation has covered only the
period from the consolidation of the Lin
coln Traction company and this Citizens'
Railway company. January 81. 909.
On the date last named, the- combined
assets of the two companies, as shown
by the books of the Lincoln Traction com
pany and the reports submitted to your
honorable body as of Jnauary'- 31, I'M),
would indicate a value of 82,600.8UU0,
which, by the Journal entries .'.made for
opening the new books of the consolidated
company Immediately on the ifcxt morn
ing, 1. e. February 1, 1U09, became $3,877,
630.06. The general railway plant, irt the con
solidated books opened on February 1, 1S09,
Is shown at a valuation of 224,000 per mile
for track and overhead equipment In paved
streets, and at 818.O0O per mile 'for track
and equipment in streets not pavtd, cov
ering all of the track and overhead equip
ment of the combined companies, and In
cluding the ' "Lincoln Traction company
extension," so calltd on the books, and
being the extension to Havelock; and also
the College View part of the Citizens In
terurban, which hud been carried on the
riiii.m' hnnba aa a seDarate corporation.
There was arbitrarily added to; the value
of the lighting plant, as snown on me
plant about w,wu aoova ins vm.uo "
on the -books emrtiho,' cao,dlng .evening.
There was also added to the book value
the mornlngof FebTuV'fV1!. lBOOtn like
manner the value of the office building In
creased from 83,100 fb'"STB.TI0O. Outside In
vestment ef reaaeatabe. wiQh on January
at w shown on thre'bdoltB "s -of a value
of 88.900, became VrtjrUt. on Fgrua.ry
1909. Tools, which 'haT a Value 6f $2,784
on January i, avpyeau -wko - T'J"---
nn tha mnrnlne of February 1, 1909. Tho
stock' held in to ClUzanJtaiwiy company,
valued on the books at i,oi January oi,
was entered as of a valtie of $2,250 on the
morning of February 1.4909.. . .
At the same time the capitalization or the
two companies" consolidated "was materially
changed. The first mqrt;age bonds of the
original Lincoln Traction company, which,
on January 81, 1909? shewed as $200,000 out
standing, were on February 1, 1909, shown
to be $260,000. This increase of $50,000 was
added to the assets., andas a counter-bale
anclng entry The Llncpln Traction company
waa charged with the amoimt and credited,
as a partial offset, wlttf . special dividend
of $16,926.69, . and mont 1 oi the balance of
the debit to toe, ;iracilO9,S0mpny. b rv-
son pf this, entry,. ivVn IWrnoheyi I were
flnall taken 3 lh for4 tr?8 aalfi of bonds,
was'uVed to' r'edGee' bins-payaWe J tt. --ir
w-na1 rtanillitv of - tH. aocountlng de-
p.rtment,.. the ..torfafir president, Mr. Mc
Donald, ana pounsei fli uip ,j rauuun uum
pany, asking for" an ekplahatlon of the
special dividend, and eaeh' of the" sitplanafc
tlons differed; ' The-explattations wareKen-erally-to
tha effect that,, toe reason.. for tha
dividend was because. oOle great variation
between the representations And the' actual
findings bf the accounts payable,' and the
dividend twas declared to the. stockholders
of the old Traction,. eempany for. te. pur
pose of adjusting such,, difference. The
books, however, do not bear out this ex
planation, as it would appear from the
books themselves; that tJie. .accounts pay
able of the Lincoln Traction company were
very much in excess of 1 the amount ald
to hve ben estimated) Vrhereaa toe -Citizens-
been only $347., Without definitely, stating
It to be a fact, the Impression that Is given
by the books would lead to the conclusion
that the real reason foroshis dividend waa
to adjust -the difference in the profit aad
loss account aa of January 31, 1909, In order
that the old stockholders of the Traction
company mlgf absorb the 'profits for
the month of January, 1 which -were shown
on tha books to 4e $14.689 52,. as against a
deficit shown by the Citizens company In
the surplus account ot $2,504.82.
ERICSON WANTS MORE' TRAINS
Jude Maeottibrr .Will' present Matter
' to State ItalJway 'otuvtisslon
' ?'d 5 ., .
Judge Macomber let, yesterday for Eric
son, Neb., where he. wtU be. present at an
Important hearing ..before . the State Rail-,
way Commission, today. He represents citi
zens of Wheeler cou.nty.- who are trying to
have a better train service established over
the Greeley-Erlcson branch Una. The people-
of .Bricson want, more tjBlns. The rail
road. company-,arguea: that the business is
not, sufficient to warrant, an- etxenslon- of
sorvlcet Judge Mueomberv sts up that the
questloa Is not whether-the branch line
pays, but whether the entire system pays,
and the matter of service to the publio is
the important question.
Chamberlain's . Cough tieineay
ail tendency toward pneumonia.
RAILROADS PLAY FOR TIME
. :-:.;-"tJ ' V.'V .
OklahosnM I.laea Are Allowed Loagtr
Period to Prrpafe' Data to
1 laveatla-aters. . t. '
GUTHRIE; 'Okl.,'1 April 19. -Counsel- for
Various Oklahoma railroads today secured
SS extrntlon -t)f ' time until May 18, ' to
present certain data to"the' state corpora
tion commission." ! .... .
The corporation commission is seeking
rstatements from all railroads In Oklahoma
relative to liiallvn, cost ff service, busl
nexa and profit for use In Its fight to re
duce pasnenner, and freight rate,.. The
r.'udi promised ,tq avereport rtudy y
lay IS, ......... , ....
tiiod results alwsv, fu
1 h uaai nr I
ZBISZHO THROWS TDE DANE
Polish Wrestler . Takes Hard Match
FIRST FALL TAKES 0VEB HOUS
Blghteen Minnies for ' Secoad Ei
connter .Panelkm Thro we Bill
Uokaiff Kaallr hr His
Zbyszko won the wrestling match from
Westergaard Monday night at the Audi
torium, The first fall was accomplished by the
Polander after one hour eight mlnuts and
twenty seconds bf fierce battling with the
Dane." , ; '
The ' second ' fall ' was In favor of the
Pole after a struggie of 18 minutes and 40
It was a battle between science and
strength, In which strength won. Wes
tergaard showed that. he was the more
sclentiflo of the two principals, but the
Polander waa there with the strength.
Time and tlma again would the Dane have
an opportunity to thrown the Polish wrest
ler, but he was not strong enough to beat
him . to the position. In pinches he
lacked the strength to go through.
The big house, which numbered over
3,000 people, applauded every move, and
there was hardly a mlnuts but their work
brought applause. ,
At .the beginning, of the matoh between.
the big ones, Westergaard went after his
man tooth and nail and for. a time it
looked as if he might win. Westergaard
was aver on the aggressive, and. caught the
Polish gentleman in several predicaments,
but, Zbyszko always, found a way out of
them, and at no tlma was in any particu
lar danger. During, the first fall Jess
was decidedly on the offensive, and , tried
his best to place the Pole on his back, .but
when hs got In a Ugh place. Zybszko ex
erted herculean strength, and. got, away.
The Dane had all kinds ,of, speed, but It
availed him nothing, compared wlth,..,tUs
prowess of the Pole. ,v,., ....
Valiant Tlavfet: 1, '( v..r
The first fall occurred "after a' valiant
fight by ; Westergaafd.' 1 '" ,r ' '
For more than an 'hbuKln,,the first fall
the two big men attempted, to gain advan
tage and it waa only after Westergaard was'
more' 6 less exhausted" y' his endeiavor td
land tht( 'PWe & HIS back that his 'op'
ponent was ablsto put'hltn td the mat wkh
an English cross "bar. ' -' '' ' " '
The second fall 'wa "accomplished after
the Pole had rpughed the same . ffom the
sUrt. When thS word "was glvh Hr' the
second period, Zbyszko started right in to
get the lead and for period made hJ'man
go to keep up with his. speed but after a
short spurt be let the Dane take the in
itiative and did nothing but hold his own.'
The great strength of the Pole asserted It
self and after a fierce battle Westergaard
was pinned with a half Nelson.
Dane Doea Well.
From a spectacular point of View, Wester
gaard was the favorite. Time and time
again he got out of holds that looked like
.sure 'defeat for nlm and time and time
agaln when he was working on the defen
sive he took the big Pole and threw"hlm
bodily' to the mat.
The hout between Bill Hokuff, champion
of Omaha and' Pavelka, an unknown from
out In the state was a good one. 'At the
start many thought there was nothing to
it but Hokuff, but Pkvelka won the tryout
In bne hour, four minutes and thirty-five
seconds. When' he stepped on the mat
after the finale of the big match, he was
greeted' with much applause, and when he
threw the Omaha champ In thirteen minutes
and thirteen seconds It dawned on the
crowd that a new wrestler had appeared.
After the bout, Jess Westergaard chal
lenged Dr. Roller for a matoh. '
DIRECTORS OF MAY MUSIC
-'FESTIVAL ARE APPOINTED
Business . Men of Prominence Am
Named oa. Board Which la Boost
ing Big Mnsloal Event,
Omaha business men are determined to
make the May musical festival a success
from every standpoint. Not only are they
contributing to the fund necessary to pro
mote the . enterprise, but they are giving
such other backing as la -.necessary.
The" board of directors of the festival
sssoclatlon Was announced. Monday and
includes P, U Haller of the Llnlnger Im
plement company, E. P. Peck, vice presi
dent and manager ot the Omaha Elevator
and Grain company: H. H. Baldrlge of
Faldrlge DeRord, -Attorneys. William H.
Koenlg of the Thomas Kllpatrlck company;
J. M.- Guild, commissioner of the Commer
ciaTcfiro; William 1L echmoller of Schmol
ler & Mueller; Arthur- Chase of Bhimer 4
Chase; I. J. Dodda, lumberman: T. W.
Plackburn, attorney; Dr. W. M. Davidson,
superintendent of schools; Dean George A.
Beecher of Trinity cathedral; Rev. Thomas
J. Mackay of All Saints' church, and Rabbi
The program for the festival Is now com
plete. J. H. Blmms of All Saints' church
trolr has been' secured for director of ths
chorus. It is oertaln that the following so
loists will be present: Mme. Freda Lange
dorff, mezzo-contralto; Mlas Luclls Tewks
bury, soprano; Miss Marietta, Bagby, con
tralto; Richard Cscrwonky, violinist; Carlo
Fischer, 'cellolsf. and Mme. August M.
'--leather Sanndrrs Appointed.
FORT DODOE.'Ia., April 19.-(SpeciaI
Tdegrhrrl.) Announcement was made to
day of" the' appointment in February of
Father SaUhders of Boone to fill the pas
torate of Corpus Chrlstl parish in . ths
city. He will be Invested with ths office
of vicar general, with the title of mon
algnor, 'recently held by the late Mon
Ignor T.enelinn, and will assume his new
office" In May. ' Father Bcliafer, assistant
priest," has bc"n 'filling th .vacancy. , , .
- - -- . . -a ...
Tells the Story,
of Yellow Jack
Conquering Fever, Made Possible Co'
s'tructiori of Panama Canal and .
Eared Thousands. 1
The work of the army medical board In
grappling with and stamping out yellow
fever In Cuba and the Isthmus of Panama,
the bubonic plague, berl berl and cholera
in the Philippine Islands was the subject
of a lecture by Colonel J. M.- Rannlster,
chief surgeon ' of the Department ot tho
Missouri, to the Men's club of the l'lrnt
Presbyterian ohurch Monday night. No one
Is more fitted than Colonel liannlster to
speak of army sanitary administration In
the tropics and what 'It has accomplished
in tho cause of humanity, aa he has played
an important part himself In the field nf
medical discovery during the period he was
stationed in Cuba and in the far east.
The portion of the lecture of particular
Interest to people In this country was his
relation of' the triumphs of tho medical
board in exterminating ycl!o fevnr In
Cubs, and the Isthmus, as In years past,
aa he pointed out, '"yellow Jack" has car
ried off thousands annually 4n the South
ern states and cost the federal government,
the governments of - states and railroad
companies millions of dollars. The dis
covery, he said, that yellow fever was
transmitted by a species of mosquito wan
the turning point In the battle with this
disease which ' had baffled the scientists
of other countries for centuries.
"In the City of Havana," he stated, "we
In ninety daya absolutely destroyed all
yellow fever infection. That was'the first
time in 140 years that this city enjoyed
freedom from the disease." t He pointed out
that It was this discovery in Cuba that
bad made the construction of the Panama
canal -possible. . Tha ravages- of the disease
had compelled the French to abandon the
work. As against the 8,000 who had died
during tha- period, the French contractors
were at work there had been only nineteen
deaths from Hhlsi cause uriUer the United
States administration the first year and
Regarding the bubonlo plague In the
Philippines i he said- that medloal Kelence
was--now able to combat the. 1 'disease
through. the dlscoverp.of the army medloal
board that 4t was- spread by .rata and the .
fles that,lve4 sqn'ithvvripr..,Fr,;two,
years , tho., government , In rth .Philippines,
had paid so much a head for every -fat
killed. '.' ., ,' ......... ...
Colonel Bannister paid a high tribute to
tht members of the medical board and. the
enlisted (soldiers In giving their, services
and lives In the cause of the progress ot
medical sclenoe. He mentioned . that only
one of the. four members of the medical
board who carried outvthe' experiments in
Cuba, was now alive and stated that two of
the" doctors had succumbed directly to the
yellow fever Infection to which they had
voluntarily ' submitted themselves. II. A.
Dowd presided during the lecture.
LAKE CITY, la., April 19.-(Spec!al.)
Financial affairs In this county are In
somewhat of a muddle. The County Board
of Supervisors has Instructed the county
attorney to collect from ex-Treasurer T.' W.
McCrary $940 said to be missing from the
fund in drainage district No. 46. The tax
payers olalm they paid the money once
and were not given credit for It and say
they will never pay It again.
ever made In the history of wearing apparel h being
made THIS WEEK in this townat your
store." The " Cluett label always stands for all the ;
igood qualities you expect to find in a shirt, The
assortment of colors and. styles will never again this
ieason be so large as right now. $1.50 and more,
c ' ' . Eway duell Shirt bear, a CLUETT ULel , .
r-.--.r-, t ' ..' . - - - ... ,. 1
"1 ' ' What you demand of, an automobile tire;
safety, resiliency, durability, is 'JuU.tvhat every ;
other mctoiist demands.' r
Vt you don't cere to go to the expense of
'experimenting, the test vvay to get vhat you want
',t6Vuy tire that' have a knoWn record for
making good. ' If you investigate, you'll fin that
WILL NOT ABOLISH FOOT BALL
Missouri Valley Universities Vote U
Stand By American Game.
DISCUSSION LASTS Alt MORNINQ
Dallot. by. Schools Is t'nantmoaa,
Althonath Several Individuals ,
Vote Avalnat Itetalnlnr Pres
' est Style of Contest.
KANSAS C1T.Y, Mo., April 19. Presidents
and othtr officials of .universities In . ths
Missouri valley here todayt after an ex
tended discussion, voted unanimously
against tho proposition to abolish ths
American game of foot ball. 1
Universities of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa
and Ni-braska, Drake university ot Des).
Molne.s, Washington university of St. Louis
and Ames, the Agricultural school of Iowa,
were represented on the conference which
met here today to decide .whether or not ths
American game of foot ball Is to be abol- '
ished in the Missouri valley and tho rugby,
or English, game substituted.
The conference waa called by , Chancellor
Strong of the University of . Kansas. The
student body and the alumni association of
the Kansas university have declared them
selves in favor of a continuance of ths
Americas game, .,
The Missouri university has , signed a
coach for next year and made a number of
contracts, indicating a desire to retain the
American game. ,
Immediately after the conference met a
resolution provldjrur that all foot ball bs
abolished after pqcember 10, 1910. from the
schools represented, .was introduced. All
the. forenoon was occupied In, the discus
sion ot this resolution. The conference was
held behind closed doors, and a strong sen
timent against the abolition .of foot ball
was Indicated. r
Besides Chancellor Frank Strong, the
following members of the Board of Regents
represented the Kansas university:
W. A. White Emporia;, W. T. Morgan,
Hutchinson; Senator LVl8rlambern,. Erie;
P.. Foley, .Lyons;' fftyptt Hopkins, Topeka,
and J. W. Gleed. Topeka. All the members
of the Board of Curators of the Missouri
university were present. President Hill was
unable to attend, . thaugh a representative
of the faculty waa, present. Chancellor .
Kjtmili.1 A varv n tit Prnr Rttiarild mnr
entArl tha TTnlvMrultv nf M.hraoUa
, -.- ,T'"--V"!.:C-""t .... i
Tha resnluttrin In ahnlluh hnll
jjcvuiiiucf , liiiy, .. wjkb ueieaiea, .au .ins..
Schools represented, at the conference vot-,
Ing against It. The negative vote was not
unanimous as to .the individuals, how-,
ever, as three representatives from Kan
sas and two from Missouri voted In favor
ot 't.' '",''...
RAILWAY MAIL CLERKS MEET
Omahn Delegates from Sixth Division
leave for Convention In
The following leave the ' city today as
delegates to the convention of the Railway
Mall association of the Sixth division,
which will be held in Chicago from April
21 to 22: P. G. Bloomqulst, C, H. Erwln.
P. Wl Schott, C." d. Frltchoff, J. M. Craig. '
H. H.-Thorn, ' Ray' Sherman, William Hall,
R. G. Allertbn and J. W. Gill. J. T. John
ston will accompany the party as candidate
for the presidency of the association. The
sixth division embraces the States of Illi
nois, Iowa, Nebraska and Wyoming,' and
the association has a membership of 2,000.
tires are UUUWiilWir Hill Uiui