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fHE BEE: OMAHA, SATlTlDAr, AFML 11',
Mutt Finds Himself Among Those Present
Drawn for The Bee by "Bud" Fisher
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Cleveland Americans Wi nat Home
JACKSON THERE WITH STICK
ainkra Trro Doable and Triple In
Three Times n( lint 1. Louis
Takes Another from
CLEVELAND, O., April It Ve.il
Cregg wti a puzzloto Chicago's pinch
hitters today nnd Cleveland won the
ppenlng game of the neuron here, 3 to 1
A combination of hits and errors Rave
Cleveland a two-run lead In the second
Inning and they never were headed.
Jackson, Cleveland's star batter, matlo
two doubles and a trlplit In threo tlmea
At bat, Clcotte, who replaced Scott' for
Chicago In the seventh, held Cleveland
Threatening rain clouds and a chilly
breeze failed to dampen the ardor of the
opening-day crowd of 14,000, Hcoro:
AD.lt. O.A.B. AU. 1I.O. A. E.
Johnston, lbt 0 I 0 OlUtli. lb. .. i 0 IS 0 1
Ourmn. m I 1 S 1 1 IWrntr. :b. . . 1 0 0 0
Olon. ab. . I 0 0 I OIrt. lb X
Jukson, r(. I I I 0 Zl1rr, lb... 1
Standing of Teams
Boston ...M QI.OjO
Cincinnati 0 6
Chicago ... 0 0
Pittsburgh. 0 0
St. Loulf.. 0 0
New York. 0 1 .000
Brooklyn . 1 1 .Boo:
Phlla 1 1 .fiOO
Kansas City 0 2
Columbus 0 0
St. PuUl 0 0
Indlnnnpolls 0 0
Toledo 0 0
Minneapolis 0 0
Mllwauko , 0 0
Louisville 0 3
at. Lnuis... : o l.ooo
Cleveland . 1 0 1.000
Phlla 1 0 1.C00
Washington 1 0 1 001
Now York.. 0 1 '.(TO
Hoston 0 1 ,000
Chicago .... 0 1 .too
Detroit .... 0 2 .C00
Lalolt. lb...l 1 1 t OCoIllni. rt... 4 1 2 0
D'm'hra, cf. 4 0 anoale. cf ... 4 1 1 0
Cnncr. If.. I 1 1 0 morion. tb..I 1 T 0
Ln4, e... .. J 0 I 1 OFourol.r, 1b 0
Onu. p... I it I OM.UkV, It.. 4
Wnr, m. . 4
TeUU U (IT JSoh.lk. C....4
Fcott. p i
0 1 o
1 1 0
1 0 i
0 0 1
0 0 0
0 0 0 0
10 0 0
ToUU 4 7 34 10 1
Batted for Scott In the soventh.
Batted for Borton In the eighth.
Claveland 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
z Chicago ., 0 0000001 0-1
1 Two-base hits: Jackson it), MattlCK,
Cnllins. Thriw.lmsn hit: Jackson. nn
rlflcn flies: lilrmlnelmm. Lalole. Htolnti
Imse: lodf Double play Chapman to
laJola to JoHnston. 1IIU: Off, Bcott, 0
In six Innings, Bases on balls: Off
Gregg, Xi .Off Bcott, I. Hit by pitched
hall. By Gregg. Lord. Btruck out: ly
Gregg, 6; by Hcott. 3: by Clcotte, 4. Ujises
on errors! Cleveland, li Chicago. 2. Ieft
ori bases: Cleveland, z; i-ntcago, iimu:
l:. Umpires; oruougnun ana I'crgu.
St. Xioula "Wins SluKfe.t.
BT, lOOlfl. Mo.. April 11. Ht. JUiuls and
Detroit engaged In a slugging match to
day, the local winning 8 to B. 8t. lyoitis
piled up aood lead In. tho sixth, scortng
Detroit knocked Hamilton out of tin
box In the eighth, scoring two rung o'f
four successive runs and a wild pitch.
Daumg&rdngr,' who relieved Hamilton,
vraa unsteaflyv Cratfford's hitting, ana
Vltt's fleldlivg-Were tho features. 8coro:
DETHOIT. BT. IOUIS.
AB.KIO.A.E. . AD.H.O.A.E.
Still), 1 1S O'OKtioHto. cf.. 4 110 0
Vltt, ct 1.1 0- PJohnVtnn. If. i 1 1 10
Crawford. tt.t .J I O'J&WUIUm'. rtl 1 1 1 0
Otlur. lb... ftl ''lrtti lb... I 3 ,1
Uortirltr. It4 1 10 OBtortll, lb.. 4 1110
SmI, Jb, ... 1 0,4. lAwtlit. V..,i 12 11
Louftui. lb.. 4 1 1 OWnlih. ... 4 1111
Roo4ea, e. I 0 J, OAamw, 114 0
Klewtlr, p. 1 0 0 ,4 1 HirolUoo, p(,4 0 0 1 0
mil. d 0 0 0 r OD'm'dner, p. 0 0 0 1 0
Hlt 10008 , -
- Touts li 17 11
Totals 17 11 1 3
Batted for Klawitter In the eighth.
At. T-ou! .1 0 0 1 0 G O Q -8
, Derolt 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 l-
TwD.hu hits: Williams. Crawford
O&lnor. Three-baso hit: Louden. Sac
rifice hits: Shotten. Austin. Stolen base:
anotten (2), Johnston. Hit by pttohed
bail: BT Hamilton, aionomy, whu
pitch: Hamilton. liases on balls: Oir
Hamilton, 1; off Baumgardner. 3; off
Klawitter, 1. Btruck out: By Hamilton.
2; by Klawitter. 2. Hits: Off Klawitter
13 In seven Innings; off Hamilton, 12 In
seven and two-thirds Innings; off Ha'im
gardner. 1 In one nnd .one-third Innings;
off Wall, 1 In one Inning. Ift on bases:
Detroit 9; St. Louis, 8. Time: 1:65. L'nn
v plres: Hlldebrand and Kvans,
V.'alioo Saiu a Salesman.
A. A,'Schtantze, president of the walgn
lng machine company for which rftm
Crawford has been a salesman In Now
Orleans since December, states that .Sum's
alary and commissions netted him earn
ings In the threo months at the rate of
14,600 a year.
To Teach Base Hull.
Owen Bush, the diminutive shortstop
of the Detroit Tigers, has received an
offer from Charlea Can- to oat as In
atructor at his "base ball college" In
j San Antonio next winter.
National League Boston nt New York,
Brooklyn nt Philadelphia. Pittsburgh nt
Cincinnati, 8t. Louis at Chicago.
Amerlran League Philadelphia lit,
Boston. Detroit nt Ht. I-ouls; Now York
at Washington, Chicago nt Cleveland. .
American Association Uiulnvllto r
Kansns City, Milwaukee nt Toledo,
Columbus at St. Paul, Indianapolis lit
Chicago, 1, Cleveland, 3.
Detroit, 6. Ht. Louis, S.
Now York-Washington, postponed.
Boston-New York, postponed.
St. Louls-Chlcngo, postponed.
liOUlsvllle. 2; Kansas City, 3,
Columnus-St. Paul, postponed. ,
Dog Racers Pass
Boston; Allan Leads
IV'pME, Alaska, AprH .L-Havlng. cov.
ered 101 miles In 11 hours and IK min
utes, three of the fifteen teams compet
ing In the 412-mllo All Alaska sweep
slake" race from Nome to Candle and re
turn, drove through Boston nt 8:10 o'clock
last night. The teams were those handled
by ' A. A.- (Scotty) Allun, John Johnson
and Fay Dalre'ne. Tommy lllayok's
sled was not In sight.
Allan and Dalseno's dogs were In ex
cellent shape, but Johnson's had not
fared so well. Ho was carrying two of
them on his sled. One wrenched a leg
before reaching. Council, eighty-five
miles out nnd probably will havo to be
carried tho remainder of tho journey.
Several expert drivers said tqday that
Johnson tnndo a mistake In taking out
Weather conditions are favorable and
fast time Is being made. The winner will
receive 00 per tent of n'lS.Oto purse.
Base Ball Bulletins
CAMBIUDGI0. Mass,, April 11. llarl
vard ball players leavo for week's' games
In Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Wearing I. Sweaters
by Co-Eds at Iowa
City Starts Big Row
IOWA CITY, In., April 11. -Ten girls
of the ITrilvelslty of Iowa who have been
wearing honor "I" sweaters qround ' tha
campus slncc the beginning of spring
weather and sunshine came Into censor
at the hands of the -Iowa nthltlle board
today apd their athletic ndmlrers. who
havo cohfered tlto favor upon them,
have conferred .tho, -favor upon them,
by that body and the group proper of
"I" men In Mshool." Two Indtgatton meet
ings are scheduled this week, one by the
hoard In control of athletics and another
by" the "I" association, to pass a stringent
rule against any such practices. Those
-behind the movement term It an Irrever
,inco to. the .Ideal for which the "I"
Htahdft, nnd hay no co-ed In the univer
sity, ,11 nlcse she he a sister of the athlete
hlmvelf, should be permitted to wear the
letter. 'The fight promises to be . aally
settled, since the culprits nre In great
.minority, nnd with the warning, sounded
to the girls through the medium of the
Dally lownn this morning few ivara ven
with tho coveted sweaters today.
Tho meeting of "I" men which b to
he held tomorrow night will olio take
up a consideration of organising an ef
fort to secure the establishment of the
recently nationalized athletic fraternity
Sands Out of Raoe
Por Racquet Honors
BOSTON, April 11. Joshua Crane, of
the Tennis and Bacquct club of Boston,
by defeating Charles K. Sands, of the
llncquet and Tennis club of New York, In
straight sets today, won the right to
me'e Jay dould of Lnknwotfd, N. J., for
the National nmnteur court' tennis cham
pionship on Saturday. Tho scores today
were: 6-4. 6-3, 6-3.
Both players In today's match have
been national title holders nnd tho. con
test was expected to develop' Into a long
hard fought match. The Boston player,
howpver, was master of the situation from
NEW PLAN FOR WATER USERS Latter Day Saints
Government Will Select Experts Will Build Church
m Salt Lake City
for Irrigation Work.
PICKING CAPABLE MANAGERS
South Dakota (lid nnd New Guard
Among: Democrat Benlcirr Wil
son for Appointment
CLKVKLAND, April ll.-Tn hns first
three times at bat In today's game with
Chicago Outfielder Jackson' of Clevelmd
made two double and a triple' for a total
of seven bases.
ST. TOUra. Api-ll 11. Vltt madeva good
running catch off Williams' bat in the
OMAHA MEN SHOW WELL
WITH ST. LOUIS BROWNS
.'Three plus three
one dollar more
than some hats
Two Gordons, each
as good as any 55
hat, for that extra
Get a soft felt and
a derby hat. Oc-cassion-for
Tho St. IjouIs Browns, who defeated
Detroit in tho opening game of tho
American league season, can glvo credit
for the most of their success tortho four
ox-Omaha players who grace their lineup.
They aro Shotten, Austin, Agnow nnd
Williams. Of tho seven hits made by
tho Browns the Omaha boys made three
Including a homo run by Williams, while
of the thirty-eight chances accepted In
the field they secured thirteen, despite
the fact that Shotten nnd Williams aro
outfielders. Agnew was the only one of
the quartet who failed to get a single,
but made up for this by accepting seven
chances and allowing but a single Btolen
EDDIE M'GOORTY GIVEN
DECISION OVER CHRISTIE
LAMONI, la, April ll.-(Speclal Tele
egram.) At the beginning of the buslneas
session of the Latter Day Saints' confer
ence at this place today, reports wero
read from Church Physician Joseph Luff
of Independence, Mo., and tlys serial
purity board, composed of Charles B.
Woodstock of Lanionl, la., member of tho
Sunday school association: R. V. Fnrrell
of Boston for the religious society, and
John I'. Garver for the church.
By vote Klder Gnrver was elected to
succeed himself as member of the com
mittee nnd an appropriation of $50 was
added to the approprlutlonaxilready made
(Kroni a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, April ll.-Speclal Tel-
egram.) A new policy co-lncldent with
the new administration of national af
fairs Is seen In the management of Irri
gation works as shown by the announce
ment of an examination to he held by
the civil service commission set for May by the nuxllnry societies. A report from
12, 1913, for Irrigation managers and as-1 a jo(nt COUncll composed of the first pres-
sisianis. usrciotore tnese positions nave idoncy, quorum of twelve, nnd the bishop-been-
filled by the advancement of men r0 recommnded that a building to cost
wno have been conneoted with the con-1 not moro than $5,000 be erected In Salt
structlon of the works. It Is now de- Lake City for use of the missionaries
sired to call In men of experience from I of the Reorganized church. The auxiliary
the outside and get new blood Into the societies also voted liberal donations for
organization. this purpose.
Tho applicants will not be brought to- Joseph Smith of tho Reorganized
gether at any one point for the examl- ' Church of Latter Day Saints and his fol-
natlon, but tho more direct and business
like method has been adopted of allow
ing each man to write out his applica
tion on blanks provided for tho purpose.
These papers will then be examined and
the relative qualifications will, be de
termined by a board expert In Irrigation
affairs designated for this purpose.
In this way the expepse and delay of
bringing applicants together will bo
avoided and the papers will be rated
upon the merit shown by tho applicant
and his endorsers.
This will be welcome news to the
lowers have always been zealous oppoiv
ents of the Brlgham Young faction,
claiming them to bo apostate. Polygamy
and all the kindred evils introduced in
the west are especially abhorrent to those
of tho reorganization. They have kept up
a mission In Salt Lake City, but owing
to the closed doors of the Mormons, the
work has been carried on with great dif
ficulty. This erection of a church building has
been long a cherished dream of Seventy
A. M. Chase, who has conducted tho
campaign there for the last eight years,
On Plans to Take
Federals at Naco
NACO, Ariz.. April 11. Failure to crush
the small federal garrison at Naco, Son-
ora, after two days' fighting In which the
defender took the aggressive, developed
today In a disagreement anion? the state
troop leaders. Colonel Oalles moved the
larger portion of his group to Agua
Prleta, opposite Douglas, Ariz.
After two conferences the constitution
alist chiefs fulled to agree'. Colonels
Calles and Bracamonte blamed General
Obregon for the failure to arrive of the
artillery. Tho commander-in-chief blamed
tho delay on Governor Pesquelra, who
had promised cannons from Hermosllla,
the Htate capital.
"1 will cut off my head with my sword
before surrendering or crossing Into the
This was the statement of General
Pedro OJedtt today. With his ranks de
pleted by killed nnd wounded, he con
tinues defiance of assaults from nearly
2,000 state troops besieging the Mexican
border town of Naco, opposite this point.
There was no fighting during the night
or early today, the state troops remaining
at some distance.
Tomorrow mornlns's brnver meotlnc
water users, who have been urging that to bo In charge of J. M. Baker of Omaha
1 1 .... I. - 1 S I 1 L. I . . '
iuuiw uiBii uu pittcou in umrBc ui uiv i and Joseph s. Hnlvely of Lamonl, Mor
PROSPECTS FOR ENDING
BALKAN WAR YET BRIGHT
LONDON. April 11. Indications of a
peaceful Balkan settlement continue fa
vorable. The Belgrade correspondent of
the Dally Telegraph asserts that Servla
has decided, on Russia's advice, to with
draw all the Servian troops now Investing
Harris, and Eeisen
Wanted for Defying
Courts of Denver
DENVER. Colo., April 11 Orders for
the arrest of Attorney James H. Harris
and Dr. W. H. Helsen, who today de
fied a county court order to remain In
Denver with the will nnd body of Alonzo
Thompson, aged splrltuallst-mllllonalre,
wio died at his home here yesterday, are
keeping every county official between
Denver and the Colorado-Kansas line
busy searching trains tonight for the two
men. Thompson formerly lived at Full
Tho train on which HarrU and Dr.
Helsen left was searched, but no trac
officials at Fort Morgan, but no trace
of tho two men was found.
This morning his son, Alonzo. Jr., secured
a citation from the county court restrain
ing the other heirs or their representatives
from taking the body of the aged mll
llonalre.'or the will In which the estate
Is disposed of, out of the state.
The papers were served on James A.
Harris, attorney for the elder Thompson
during his lifetime, at the Union station
Just as he was In the cat for Belleville
with the body. The attorney tore up the
papers, boarded a Chicago, Burlington Sc
Qulnoy train with the body and started
The Persistent ant Judicious Use of
Newspaper Advertising Is the Road to
There are four Callfornlans on the De
trolt team, Vltt, fftanage, Zamlooh and
Liggett; also two "Oscars," to-wit, Vltt
FOND Dl' LAC, Wis.. April ll.-Bddle
i McGorrty of Oihkosh. v'on a decision over
Gun Christie of Milwaukee. In their ten-
round battle here tonight Christie
opened up the .fight at u fast pace, which
he was unable to maintain. McOoorty
took a strong lead In tho .sixth, rouad
and the bout ended, with Christie stalling
to prevent a knockout
POSTPONED TWO WEEKS
Because of the wet condition of the din
mond the ball game scheduled between
I Crelghton and the Ornahn High school
fleams has been postponed -from Satur
day until April id.
Mukra l.lvlnjr Hltfh.
James Ismlnger of the Philadelphia
North American avers that "Ty Cobb Is
I willing to testtf before the vp mm-
mission that no piayy patting .400 in the
Jj major leagues can live on P,W) a year "
Pop Anson Sends
Tel.egram to Wilson
WASHINGTON. April ll.-Presldent
Wilson was congratulated toeay for his
Interest In base ball by 'Captain Adrian
C. Anson, father of the game. "Pop"
Anson wired from Salt Iake City:
"Having been city clerk of Chicago
on the democratic ticket and also slightly
Connected with base ball, It pleases me
greatly to know that you havo gone to
the front for tho great national game of
base ball. 1 am convinced now that I
made no mlstako In voting for you."
Co mm y n I'rtiphrt.
Charles Comlskey, owner of the Chi
cago White Sox, Is out with a prediction
that lUs club will take the American
league pennant this season. Quoth the
Old Roman: "I am convinced that we
havo the players to win a league pen
nant. Glvo us the men In condition and
ait even break In luck, nnd we ought to
land on tho top. Should we get a lead
llko tho one we had last season we will
prove a hard team to catch."
Liken tun JlrU.
Despitn the fact that he has been with
the Washington Senators only a short
time, Balmadero .Acosta, the 16-year-old
Cuban -outflolder Is the victim of several
"perfumed notes." One writes promising
to encourage him In his attempt to make
good and another refers to him as
"Little Cut!." Unlike Tilly Shafcr of
the Giants, Acosta Is not averse to re
ceiving these notes and says he like
Indoor llnnd Unit Training.
Indoor hand ball courts will bo part of
the Tigers' training equipment next year.
Hennings made this announcement at
Gulfport, Miss., after sending : ltitor to
President Frank Navln. advising lilin ,to
close negotiations with the authorities
milking Gulfport tho Tigers' training sta
tion for the next five years, provided
thoy can havo the exclusive privilege of
Ciood Start Is Mndr.
Joe Vila of New York, writes to the
offrct that "the work of filling In the
property at Klngsbrldge for the new home
of the New lorKs la progressing rapuiiy.
By the first of May It Is believed that
the contractors will begin laying the
foundations for the big grandstand. A
number of brick tenement houses will be
torn down In tho meantime."
J . HI I . .. !
Plays Foot Hull, Too.
Catcher Shields of the Clevelands, Is
not only a good base ball player, but -la
also a wonderful gridiron man. In addi
tion, having been chosen all-south full
back for the last two years. Shields'
alma mater Is the University of Missis
slpl, which he has attended tor two years.
ABnlnst Sweater Coats.
Trainer Lawler of the Browns, says
sweater coats should not be worn at all
by ball players, even when sitting on
the bench. As soon us they are taken
off the man Is In fine trim to catch
cold, he opines.
Hall I.ooU Gaud.
Two young Pitchers Albert Klawitter.
late of the Paolflc Coast league, and
AlarK nan or me western league loOK
lIKe Detroit unas.
Iluliur'a Arm t), K.
According to all reports, Jean Dubuc's
arm Is In better shape now than at any
other time since he became a member
of the Detroit oiud.
reclamation projects. Opportunity Is now
offered for nny qualified man, whether
living" oh tho projeot or not to make ap
plication and to -have his papers given
equal consideration with others.
Fur Irrlnntlou Projects.
From the resulting list of ellgiblns It
Is expected to select managers and as
sistants to take charge of the various
government Irrigation projects, which are
nenrlng completion and to make available
for the benefit of tho water users and
the government the experience of men
who have spent the greater part of their
lives In the Irrigation west 'on tho private
The salaries offered range from f I.IC'O
to $2,600 per year for managers and from
11,600 to $2,000 a year for assistants. The
qualifications required aro at least threj
years 'experience In the management cf
Irrigation works ot1 In clerical duties In
connection with irrigation works. The
age of tho applicants must bo between
25 and 60 years, and the competition Is
open to all men who are citizens of or
owe alleglanco to the United States.
Proffresatre or Stnudpatt
In connection with South Dakota
patronage, President 'Wilson Is up
against the question whether he will ap
point candidates nominated by the
primary or recognize the recommenfla
Uons of powerful politicians under the
old order of things. A state law In South
Dakota provides for the election ot
postmasters and that members of the
state committee who are chosen at a
primary shall make recommendations
for other federal officers.
Adherents of the old and new method
of disposing of federal appointments are
here from Bouth Dakota, each trying to
secure recognition of their respective
scheme. State Chairman Coffey, No
tlonal Committeeman Taubman and Ed
8. Johnson, democratlo candidate for
governor last fall, have framed up
list of recommendations which they In
sist should be acted upon by the presi
dent. At the same time members of the
state committee have met and under th
law made recommendations which thoy
Beck to have recognized.
Thomas Ayera of Pierre, and R. K
Clark ot Huron, are on the ground hero
to urge a decision of the matter and
have an appointment with President Wil
son tor Saturday,
Furthermore the town of Ipswloh. S. D.,
has elected a postmaster and Is trying to
secure his confirmation at the hands of
Postmaster General Burleson and the
The progressive democrats who are be
hind the election plan believe that they
will bo the favored ones when President
Wilson decides the question.
W he lan Lands Place.
W. M. Whclan of Lincoln, has been
ppotnted superintendent ot the house
document room to succed former Super
Intendeht Gordon, who has become ser-
geant-at-arms of the house, Mr, Whelan
will have a salary of $3,000 a year. He
has been acting as secretary to Repre
sentative McGulre and will continue to
devote part of his attention to the de
tails of his patrons' affairs.
Cadr Aska Equitable Rate.
The H. F. Cady Lumber company of
Omaha, has filed with the Interstate
Commerce commission a complaint
against the AtchUon, Topeka & SanU
Fe Railway company and others for the
ultimate purpose of securing the sam
rate on yellow pine from points hi
Louisiana. Arkansas and Texas to Ral
ton, Neb., as Is maintained from the
same points to Omaha, They are now
paying XVi cents per hundred.
lng service Is to bo In charge of Hubert
Case nnd Alvah Christiansen and will be j
conducted by two full blooded Chippewa
Indians, our "Lamanlte brethren," as I
President Elbert A. Smith announced.
Tonight's services was in charge of the
women's auxiliary of the church. 1
to Fall at Pierre
PIERRE. S. D April ll.-(Speclal Tele-
gram.) The Missouri river has stood
above tho fifteen foot stage practically I
all day, but Is beginning to fall tonight. ,
Much of low land along the river Is
flooded and has been at Fort Pierre, but 1
water did not get over the bank on this ,
side of stream.
DAUGHTERS OF REVOLUTION
OPEN MEETINGS MONDAY
WASHINGTON. April 11. With dele
gates arrlvlffg for the twenty-second an
nual congress of the Daughters of the
American Revolution, beginning next
Monday, threo candidates for president
general took up their campaigns actlvelv
The vacancies In the list of thirteen
honorary vice presidents general will he
filled, besides the officers on the regu
lar ticket for which two factions have
candidates In the field.
Iottb News Ktotea.
CRESTON Bain has f:illivi olo.nlllv
since Sunday night here. Not a heavy
aownpour at any time, out a steady APnl
unuie. resulting in a targe amount M
moisture, which has been of great benefit.
ES9KX A cloudburst struck npar hr
Monday night and caused considerable
damage to the railroad tracks and to
farmers. Six hundred feet of track rn
the Burlington Red Oak branch Is washed
CLEARFIELD A company of Clear,
field men have organized an electric Ugnt
plant here, asking no bonds nor bonuses,
nor anything but a fifteen-year franchise,
uku mis ween ine iinis, tony 01 inem(
were lunicu on.
AUDUBON Mrs. I, a. Stuart of Amlu.
bon has donated $10,000 to the Collegiate
Presbyterian congregation at Amea. This
was ner second girt to tne church, wtucu
has pledged $20,000. A $10,000 structure
will be commenced this spring. A man"
property already has been paid for
MOUNT PLEASANT Mount Pleasant
has lost Ita flying machine. It Was io!l
at public auction yesterday afternoon
after being held In storage since Intt
Fourth or July, it never lelt Mount
Pleasant because - the Commercial cluo
attached It when the defendants, tho
Oreater Des Moines School of Aviation
and A. Eastman, were charged with al
leged nonfulfillment of contract. The
LENOX-Iohn Wandfluh, who recently
came to Lenox from Savannah, Mo., com-
mltted suicide Tueaaay morning dv diow.
lng off the top ot his head with a charge
from a shotgun, He leaves a wife and
family of children. It Is said he com
mitted the deed while under the influ
ence of liquor. No other reason. Is at
signed. ADAIR George 1 Hanks a farm hand
employed on the Henry Qebers farm near
Adair, was the victim of a horrible deatn
Saturday. Hanks and a companion were
engaged in baling hay and had almo.v.
completed the season's work. In another
hour they would have finished for the
remainder ot the spring. Hanks started
to oil the rollers on the baler and Just
then the team started and Hanks' heu
was caught by the plunger of the ma
T.nnAN In the case entitled Qussle
Sewing against Harrison county an ac
tion to recover damages for Injuries bus.'
talned by reason of the team becomli'j.
frightened at a pile of lumber left on rri
at the end ot a county bridge by the;
county bridge builders, the Board of ou.1
nerVlsors allowed the claim of Miss Gus.
sle Sewing for $6,723-61 yesteraay The
accident occurred In 1909 and the case has .
been bitterly contested in the dlfltrcit,
courts since the board refused to llo,v
the claim about four years ago.
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