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Western League Season to Open in
Omaha Next Friday,.
Of the Three Holiday Omnhn (iris
Ttto nt Home, July Fourth nnil
Labor Day, nnil Indians
Will lie the Opponent.
Omaha opens the Western Icaguo base
ball season at home next Friday after
noon with Sioux City. Threo names will
be played with the Indians, and then Des
Moines comes, for'a' series of three
games. The Rourkes will then go on their
first road trip, visiting Sioux City, Des
Moines and 6t. Joseph, before returning
to the home lot. Omaha will' play a dou
blo header with 'SlquxCIty at, Hloux City
on Decoration day. On July 4 Sioux City
will be hero for two games, and also on
Labot day. Following is. tho schedulo
which Omshat, will follow out this sea
ton'. . ' -
April W SloUx City ,
April lt ....Sioux" City
April 0 Bloux city
April a .'.'Dcs Mfilncs
April 22 t.Dds'Molne
April 23 ....Des, Moines
April 24.. Open date
April 25 (...'...
April 6 i..
April 27
April 28 v.., .,
April ta
April SO, ...w.t ir,
SloUx City
Hloux City
Bloux City
Des Moines
Dos Moines
Dcs Moines
titi, Joseph
St. Joseph
May ,
3,,.,.....,.,. y M ,
...... ,,.St. .Joseph,
E, ,..,v,B(. Joseph
t?,J9opr .
May 7....- : 'Lincoln'.
May b Lincoln
May 9 ' Lincoln
May W ...,.. 1 Denver
May 11 Denver
May 12 ' Doiivcr
May IS Wichita-
May 14..,, . Wichita'
May IB., ..... ...... Wichita .
May 16 Topeka
May lT...rtrtf.7w: , Topeka
May l&...,.i,w,.,-f . Topeka
May 20.4...i,i.,WJchlto
May 21 Wichita
May 22... ..,.,. .Wichita
May .23... ....Denver
May 34 Denver
May 23 .Denver,
May 24 '..Topoka
May 27. Topoka
May 28 Topeka'
May 23 , ' Blqux.Clty
May so . ; ... .siouxCity
May 30 . . , ' Hloux gity
Muy 31 "' DesMolnes
June 1.,.,,...,...., , Des,Molnes
Juno 2 Xcs Motncs
Juno 3 Hloux City
Juno -4 Hloux. City
June 5, , Sioux City , - ,
June 6 . .Dcs Moines
Juno l7...,....'...,.Des Moines '
Juno 8. ...Des Mdlncs
June 9 St. -Joseph -
Juno 10..... ....... .St, Joseph , ,
Juno 11...... St. Joseph-, ?
juno iz .Mncpin
June IS... .I4ncoln
June 14., hi. ..Lincoln
June 15...,..,,,,.,, -
Juno' 16..., ,
St.. Joseph
Juqo 17.......,,..?J ', '
Juno 18 .......Llncbln, '
Bt. Joseph'
june w.......v....unoain , , ,
June 20 Lincoln. -
June n. Wichita,
June 22.... ....... .Wichita .
Juno. 23 .......Wichita. .
June 24 Denver ,.
June 25,,,., .........Denver
June :. ......Denver' '
June 27 ;..',.Topeka-
Juno 28,. ,.t.t,Tppeka j -
Juno,.9..,.,.,..vXop)a, ,,
June SO ' -.Sioux City
July 1., Hloux City.
July S i.,m,. sioux.Clty
July 3.,., ...gloux City . .
iuiy i ,oiuux viiv .
July 4 ...(HlQUX CltA
July e.. .i ' , Wli
I Ul jr V ,,,.ti ' - t '
July 7.,.,
July 8 -. -
July 9 , .
July lo....A.,
July 11
July 12
July 13 -. ,
July 14
July 16 ,
July lfl. . -
July 17 Open date
July 18 A. ..Des Moines
July 1 ,t,De-Mc-Uies
July 20...i....i....Ues:Molnes
July 21 ,,.Si. Joseph
July 22 ... .St,. Joseph
July 23 ....St Joseph
July 24 '
July 25.............
Jury s '....'
July 27...
July 2S
July 9...
July 30 .....Wichita
July 81 Wtchita
Aug. 1 Wichita
Aug. 2 .Lincoln
Aug. 3 Lincoln
Aug. 4 ..Lincoln -
Aug. E. ..Topeka
Aug. .,....(..t, .Topeka. .
Aug. 7 Topeka
Aug. 8.. ..Denver
Aug. 9.,..., .DenVer
Aug. 10 Denver
Aug. 11 ( t
Aug. 12.
Aug. 13 ,l -
Aug. 14
Aue. 15
Des Moines
Des Moines
Des Moines
Bt. Joieph
HU Joseph
St. Joseph
Aur. 16...,
Aug. 17...
Aug. 18...,
Aug. 19...,
Aug. SO...,
Aug. 21...
AUg. 23.
Aug. 23.
Aug. 24.
Des Moines
Des Moines
Pes Moines
Aug. 25
Aug- 26., , .'.Des' Moines
Aug. 27.. Dea Moines
Aug. 33 ..Dee. Moines
Aug-. .St, Joseph
Aug. SO st Joseph
Aug. SI. Bt. Joseph
Sept. 1 ,.. Sioux City
Sept. 1..,.,. Sioux City
Sept 2-. Sioux City
Sept I Open date
Sept. 4.......
Kept. 6
Popt., 8 ..Lincoln
t-'ept. 9 Lincoln
Sept. 10 Denver
Sept. 11 Denver
Sept. 12 Denver
Sept. 13 Topeka
Sept. 14 Topeka
Sept. 'lS.i,... Topeka
Sept. 16 Open date
Sept. 17 Topeka
Sept. 18 Topeka
Sept. 19 ..Topeka
Sept. 20 Wichita
Sept. 21 Wichita
Sept. 22 Wichita
Sept. 23 Donvor
Kept. 24 Denver
Sept. 2S Denver
Sept. 26 Dcs Moines
Sept. 27 ,,.,.Dcs Moines
Sept. 28 .....Dcs Moines
Sept. 9 Open date
Sept. 20 Hloux City
Oct. 1 Hloux City
Oct. 2............. Hloux City
Oct. 3 St. Joseph
Oct. 4,..,, St. Joseph
Oct. C ... St. Joseph
Creighton Plays
Colorado Uni at
Boulder This Fall
,.The foot ball team which represents
Crelshton university noxt fall wilt play
the University of Colorado at Ooulder,
Colo,, If the managements of the two
teams can agree on a date. At present
It Is a question whether It will be Oc
tober 11 or- October 18 and this Is prac
tlcally the only thing in the way of
signing articles.
The Creighton management was noti
fied recently that Marquette university
Of Milwaukee would abolish foot ball next
fall. Creighton was scheduled to play
Marquottenln, Omaha on October 18 and
tho game was regarded as one of the
threo big' games of tho year, Marquetto
has always had a fast team and. last
year when Creighton beat them In
Omaha they met their first defeat In
(our years.
The. canceling of this game leaves
Creighton without a game on October 13,
and probably will result In only two
htg gamer next year.
The University of Coldrado has" made
s'ovoral offers to tho Creighton athletlo
board, but all have been refused be
causa of a full schedule. Another offer
has now been received, offering October
11. Creighton plays Nebraska Wesleyan
on that date, but It Is thought matters
call bq arranged bo that tho two teams
can meet on one of the two dates.
Creighton has never taken such a trip
and the studonts of tho university are
anxious to know Just what their team
could do against one of the fastest teams
In that section on their own soli.
Six Tennis Players
to Try for Davis Cup
NEW YOHK, April 12,-Itobert W.
Wrenn, president of tho United States
Lawrv Tennis association, has announced
that six Of the players who have been
entered to tnko part In the trial matches
for the selection 'of the Davis cup team
haVo signified their willingness to play.
President Wrenn also said that arrange
ments uro now being made for the pre
liminary matches.
Amerlda will be represented by a strong
team ' this year, for tbo men who have
answered the call for material are strong
wleldorM of the racquet and ranked among
the best In the country. Those who have
come out and announced thKr willing
ness to try for the team are an follows!
It. Nonls Williams, the national clay
court champion; Walluce F. Johnson of
Philadelphia, Harold IT. Haclcett and
noymond D. Llttlo havo replied directly
to Mr. Wrenn, while Maurice 13. Mo-
Loughltn, the national champion, and
Thomas C. Dundy, thj partner with Mc
Loughlln In tho national doubles, have
communicated with the committee
through Dr. Sumner Hardy, tho national
committeeman of the 1'nclflo coast.
Ilurold Hackett, It Is said, undoubtedly
will be selected for tho challenging team.
It Is sold that the selection of the vet
eran, Harold Hackett, would chltfly be
duo to his phenomenal record as a dou
bles player, and it Is In that department
of the game that he Is expected to
strengthen the American team. He was
ruttd four times with different partners
in the first ten of the doubles list last
In the estimation of the committee and
the experts who are carefully scanning
the records so as to put together ono
of the strongest teams this country has
ever mustered, Hackett Is regarded as
probably tho greatest doubles performer
the country baa ever produced.
Nobby Treads,
and chain treads are the most models
uied, non-skid tires In the world, use
them for the sake of economy. Onniha
Uubber company, 1608 Harney.
Dorchester Defeats Exeter,
DORCHBBTKH, Neb.. April l-(Spe-cil.)-Tho
Dorchester High scAool base
ball Uum opened the season here today
by defeating the Exeter High school by
the score of 7 to 6, The same was close.
and not until two outs in the last half of
the ninth did the local boys rally and
pound the ball for two runs, still leaving
men on bases. Hugh Kreldell for Dor
chester and Kavel for Exeter were both
In, fine form and the hits were few and
scattered until the ninth, when Gavel
weakened. The long hits were as fol-
10 ws: Three-baggers, It. Dyer and Kun
Eel of Dorchester: two-baggers. II. Krel
dell of Dorchester t), and Kavander of
Kxeter. Struck out Dy Preldell. 10; by
Batteries. Kxeter, Kavel and Adams;
Dorcherter, Jl. Kreldell and Cecil Ward.
Kavel. .
Dale Oear Confident that His Eaws
Will Finiih Near the Top.
Only Two of Lnst Venr' 1'lnyers
Will Play on Team This Year
Outfield Looks Like the
Heal floods.
TOPEKA. Kan., April 12.-(Bpecla!.)-Dule
Oear believes the Kaws wll begin
the Western league season with a stronger
aggregation than at any time since
getting a franchise on the circuit. Ho has
secured a number of recruits wHIch he
believes will be fast enough to go the
paco of the Western league and he will
not have as many obstacles to over
come as confronted him a year ago.
He admits that ho underestimated the
speed of the circuit In preparing for the
race In 1312, but he has overcome this
with a year's experience. Last season,
he was compelled to carry a number of
mon who did not want and would not
submit to rules of discipline. A num
ber of others were Inclined to break
training rulos, wanted to kick and main
tained a grouch during tho entire', sea
son. Ho believes that he did not got
the services of these men, which they
were capable of giving. He has disposed
of these men and wilt not begin the
season with a slnglo man which he In
herited from tho former management.
In getting rid of the undesirable men,
ho thinks that he has been extremely
fortunate in securing a fow men who will
make the fans of the circuit sit up and
take notice. Tho most fortunate deal
was In trading Dert King to Memphis for
Cy Korsythe. The latter Is a graduate
of the Texas league and wilt outclass
Polly McLarry. who hit .360 In twenty
gomes with Lincoln last season. nfii-
completing the Texas season. He bought
aicLarry release, so will have the serv
ice of both men. Lee, the only out
fielder who played here last year, will
guard the left garden as usual. All of
these men will maintain a batting aver
age of .800, It Is believed, and they can
field the ball also. Forsytha has as irnnd
and as accurate a throwing arm as any
iieiaer on the circuit, or at least ho has
shown this (n the practice games.
KUbe Gardner, who was at flmt hmi.
last season, will not be missed If mil
itapps Keeps up his gait. During the
praotlco games, Kappa has developed
more ginger, better Judgment and a
better run getter than was th T,
Oear believes that with Rnpps on first
and acting as playing manager of the
team, that the entire bunch will offer
more opposition than ever bafnrn. Ttnnna
was purchased from the Portland team.
Fred Ollom, a youngster, will be at tec
ond base. He played In the Mountain
league last year, but was signed upon thu
recommendation of Oeorge Huff of Illi
nois university. Ollom Is a graduate of
that institution and was tho star of tho
learn ror two years. Joe French, who
was secured from Sioux City, will cover
the short patch. He Is a familiar charac.
ter in tho Western league.
rut Dulln will be at third, if any
weakness develops on the Inftniii. n.
believes it will be. at this corner, but he
does not expect It
Oear Is CXDectlnir rmnuMxrahl .f Li.
pltohera. He has Oeorgo Cochran, Ku
gene Cochraham and Pep Horosby of
last year's staff. He ham hh.h jimi ,-,
lerton. one of the leading pitchers of tho
ew iorK Htate league, who was with
Falls City last season. Hal Ruatenhaven,
who was given a trial with New York
In 1911: Pat McQehee. who nltnl,.i viu..
ourg 10 a pennant in thu rniinn un.
league last year! Don TtavnnM.
mo ieaaers or the Central Kansas leaguo.
ana wcvouough of the Nebraska State
Crist, a catcher, has been purchaiea
from the Philadelphia National leaguo
team. He has been In tho National and
Eastern leagues four or five years and
will be as good as any on tho Western
league circuit. He Is as good as ever
Josh ntlllngs, a recruit of the Central
Kansas leugue, will be second catcher.
He waa with the Kaws a part of last
season and Is pronounced good.
Qear believes this aggregation will b
irung enougn to nnlsh In the first
division, as they have shown marked
auimy curing the training season.
(Continued from Page One.)
cans at 825,000 a year and trlmmln i
the atUtude of batting and in big red
loners, --rTanK wance Day," and below
tne long array of notable names, com
posing the committee.
It is after all. a snlendld
grand old game, thrilling to all its
Comlskey Is making preparations for n
the extra Beatings possible at his
stadium, which will be packed, to the
ery iopa or tne highest enclosure. And
Just here it la worth remarking that h.
Old Roman has not ralnrri th. nri.. i.
anticipation of the event. He has left
them at the regular rates unit it i
cause of suoh decency that men like
(.omisaey ana Uhance are popular Idols
in oase oau.
While the name of Charles Webb Mur
pby doa not grace the long list of dig
Honor Say
nltarles composing tho committee, In all
probability Comlskey wilt have a seat
reserved for him somewhere around the
diamond, for he will wish to see this old
castoff of his In action on his first day
In Chicago as tho manager of the New
York Highlanders.
Oatter upl
Johnson's Siberian
Wolves Four Ahead
of Record at Candle
NOME, Alaska, April 12.-Settlng a
record for the first half of the 412 miles'
All Alaska dog team rape, John Johnson
drove his Siberian wolves Into Candle
at 3 p. m. yesterday. Johnson's time of
thirty hours' foV tho 206-mlle drive Is
four hours nnd twenty-three minutes
faster than -that made by the Allan Darl
ing team last year. ffa- Delesene arrived
at the turning point three minutes
behind Johnson, having pressed the leader
hard as they neared Candle.
Johnson gave dogs a. four hours'
rest at Candle and .at 7 o'clock began
the drive back to Nome. When Johnson
left Candle, Delezenc, "Scotty" Allan and
Illayok, a native driver, were resting
their dogs thero.
AH the teams are In' good condition,
but Allan's appear -freshest. When he
unhitched his dogs at Candle they began
to romp and frolic In the snow. Johnson
Is stll carrying on his sled tho- dog- that
wrenched a leg during Thursday's drlvo.
Delezcne, Allan and Illayok remained
In Candle several hours. They belfeved
tho longer rest would enable their dogs
to overtake. Johnson before ho reached
Gold Itun. thirty miles toward Nome'.
Johnson Refuses
to Amend Rule
CfltCAQO, April 12.-Offendl0g players
will be suspcrj' " '" tho American league
during the cuson without the
formality o' , as has been the
case' hereto online to an an
nouncement t. U last night by Presi
dent D. D. Johnson.
The statement was made In reply to
President Fultz of the players' organi
sation, who recently made a request that
punishment of men by umpires be with
held until their side of tho case be heard.
Mr. Johnson takes tho stand that 90
per cent of tho suspensions meted out
are for tho use of profane and vicious
language, an evil which It has required
years of persistent work to reduce to Its
present minimum. Tho players' conten
tion Is dismissed by the president as be
ing unworthy of serious consideration be
cause it would be too obstructive to
maintaining discipline on the playing
A Ton of flold
could buy nothing better for female
weaknesses, lame back and kidney trouble
than Electrlo Hitters. Only EOc. For sale
by Beaton Drug Co. Advertisement-
Key to tho Situation Dee Advertising.
Claude Hendrlx, the classy right
bander of the Pittsburgh Pirates,
who headed the Hat of winning pltchcrb
In the National league last season, al
though still a youngster, Is touted oy
Manager Clark Griffith of the Washing
tons to become the pltohlng sensation of
1913. That Hendrix's ability Is not con
fined solely to twirling Is shown by the
official figures for the season of 1912.
which credit him with a batting average
of .323 In forty-six games, and a fielding
averago of .970 In thirty-nine games.
13, 1013.
Copyright, U13, National News Asa'n.
Rainy Weather of Last Week Kept
Various Sports on Shelf.
Lea-res This Week io Meet Kansas
AftBles Coach Stiehm Pleased
with New Men at Spring;
Foot Ball Practice.
LINCOLN, Neb., April 13. (Special ) -A
week of unseasonable weather his
only served to deepen the gloom hovering
around the 'coaches and track squad of
the University of Nebraska. A stoady
downpour of rain the first four days of
the week kept the track men Inside dur
ing the most critical portion of the train
ing season, Interrupted tho spring foot
ball practice and made the base bn'l
squad lay off for another week while
the opening of the base ball season is
close at hand.
Added to the loss of good spring train
ing, the squad Is also suffering from do.
llnquencles In scholarship, with two of
the four veterans lncllglblo because thpy
are down in their studies. While the
two Racely, a valuable sprinter, and
Llndstrum, who holds the university
record In the pole vault It Is not likely
to keep them from tho meets coming
later In the spring, as the coach has
ordered them to drop practice altogether
and to get busy on their studies.
Reed Is not very confident of tne
Huskcrs showing up well in the Drake
relay meet, which comes a week from to.
day In Des Moines. With Racely and
Llndstrum in the squad, Reed might be
able to overcome the handicap he has had
In the weather.
Immediately after the, Drake meet
comes the dual meet with Ames, which
Is to be held In Lincoln. Reed will get
his first line on the strength of the
Aggies when the two schools line up in
the Drake relay meet. He Is confident
of making a better showing at Dcs
Motnes than the HUskers made at Kanras
City or St. Louis. He Is shifting his
lineup In the mile and half-mile reltys
and will probably use Racely, Zumwtnkle,
peaver and Clark for, the mile, while he
will hold Racely, Zumwtnkle, Reese and
a fourth man yet to be picked In rcsvo
for the half mllo.
Foot nail Men Grind.
While the spring rains Interfered, It
did not keep the foot ball men from
continuing the spring training Instruction
Stiehm has ordered and the squad was
kept pegging away In the rain and the
mud. ,Untll It became so muddy that It
wa slmposslblo to continue the signal
practices the recruits were taught how to
handle a slippery ball a turning point In
several games last season.
New men who look good to Stiehm are
Dallls, Coffee, Thompson and Eller. The
latter weighs 204 pounds and In addltlor
to his beef has played enough foot ball
to take him beyond the rudiments.
Base Dall Men Travel.
The Huskera base ball team leaves 'on
the first trip of tho season this week.
Uut two games will be played and both
of these will be with the Kansas Aggies
at Manhattan. The Cornhuskers ore
weak In pitching material, with Rodman
and Strain the only two veterans In the
bunch. Rodman has ha,d a world of ex
perience and should bo the mainstay of
the staff, ellltier has had nq opportunity
to get a line on his material as all of the
praotlco has necessarily been limited to
the gymnasium. Butting practice has
been most seriously Interfered with.
Tennis Given Innlncr.
Tennis Is to come In for consideration
at Nebraska this year after four or five
unsuccessful attempts to place It on a
collegiate standing. The tennis devotees
at a meeting this week organized and
outlined plans for the acquisition of new
When the new law building was built
Just west of the library the old tennis
courts were destroyed and the society
has been compelled to look elsewhere.
Courts have been prepared, adjoining the.
athletlo field .and are now ready for use.
Coeds as well as men may participate
In the tournaments and it Is planned to
have elimination bouth for both men
and women, pitting the winners of each
for the championship of the university.
Nebraska has arranger for a tournament
with Creighton university, and with the
University of Missouri while it is quite
probable that other series will be ar-
langed with the University of Kansas.
The officers elected were: President,
Guy Williams; vice president, D. K.
Howe; secretary,-treasurer, E. I.. Meyer;
membership committee, C L. Gardner,
D. K. Howe and E. L. Meyer, The
courts will be available from 1 to 7
o'clock eaoh afternoon and during the
entire day Saturday.
Co-Eda Mar Get Letters.
The old custom of allowing co-eds to
win "N's" waa revived, this week by the
Bthlttlo botrd. It waa In 1906 when the
Girl's varsity baske ball squad was
dropped, and since that time no letters
have been worn by co-eds.
The physical training department has
pj-ranged, however, trtth the athletlo
hoard for the use of the numeral to pro
mote Interest among the girls In class
tournaments and school events. Co-eds,
representing their class In one departing, t
of sport, have the right to wear the
class numeral, but It they win a plac
Drawn for The Bee by Tad
on two teams tithcr base ball, basket
ball, hockey or track, and maintain an
average grade of E" in physical educa
tion, then the "N" may be' worn on the
gymnasium blouse.
Three Noted Motor Car Drivers
Expected at Indianapolis.
Daring- Foreigners Will Leave Cars
In This Country, for They
AV111 Have N'evr Machines
(or Amiens Clnsste.
NEW YORK. April 12.-That Guyot,
Goux and Zuccarelll, the three noted
European pilots, who will come to this
country next month to drlvo In the 600
mile sweepstakes race at Indianapolis on
May 30, may be seen In other automobile
events In this country during the sum
mer and fall seems fairly well assured
now by the fact that several of tho as
sociations which are holding races this
year are already after the services of
the foreigners. A proposition Is now
being mapped out to have them take
part In the Elgin road race next August
and other events may get them as en
trants. All three of these drivers are entered
In the French Grand Prix, which will
be run In Amiens on July 12, and ac
cordingly they plan to leavo this coun
try shortly after the Indianapolis race
and prepare for tho big French event.
They will, however, bo able to leave
their cars In this country, as now and
special cars aro being built for each of
them for tho Grand Prix. Owing to this
fact the plan to havo them return to
this country Is made feasible since it
would not necessitate tho shipment to
Europe and back of the cars which will
bo brought here next month.
It Is said that James Dorsey, president
of the Elgin Automobile association. Is
prepared tq make an qffer to the trio
or any one ot the'ra who can ,bo. induced
to make tha return trip here, and Chi
cago automobile men aro preparing to
foot the expenses which will be en
tailed. Harry .Grant, twice winner of the Van
derbllt Cup race and a prominent fac
tor In many other big racing events In
this country, will in all likelihood drive
In the Elgin race this year. President
Dorsey has been after him for some
time to enter with an Alco, the car that
be piloted to victory on numerous oc
casions. Grant Is probably as cool, cal
culating, and at the same time as dar
ing a pilot as there Is In this country,
and a race In which he would be a con
tender against such drivers (is the three
foreigners now preparing to come here
would have un added Interest for lovers
of the sport.
There are othur foreign possibilities, too
the threo iBottas, which are to bo en
tered at Indianapolis, by three Now York
ers, who already have signed; Trucco, a
prominent Italian driver; U. Gllhooley,
one of the three ontrants, will drlvo his
own car.
The three Italas which havo been
spoken of for Indianapolis may be other
possibilities. Fred Wagner, It Is under
stood, will arrange the racing dates of
the Itala team, and this undoubtedly
means the cars will run In the Kane
county events, for Wagner will probably
offlclato as starter there again, which
most likely will be the only big event of
the year at which he will serve. Just
who will drive the Italas Is not known
as yet. but It Is said they will be manned
by three of the best pilots Europe can
If F. C. Patterson gets the Mercedes
Knights which he and his racing chums.
R. J. Collier and Harry Whitney, are
after, that will add to the foreign flavor
at Elgin. If by any chance all these
Bchcmes should go through It would
mean two Peugeots, one Sunbeam, threo
Italas, three Ieottas and three Mercedes
Knights running for the Chicago Auto
mobile club enough In themselves to
make a record breaking meet even If
npne of the American makers entered,
(Continued from Page One.
base on errors: Chicago. 3. Left on
bases: Cleveland. 7i Chicago. 7. Time:
1:86. Umpires; Ferguson and O'Lough
lln. ' '
IOWA CITY, la.. April 12.-(Speclal.)
Iowa .university will send forth a base
ball team this week on Its first trip
of the season Into Big Nine company.
The squad closely approximates a cham
pionship aggregation; at least It will
furnish a nine this year superior to the
teams at Iowa ot many years past. Jowa
meets Chicago at the midway park next
Wednesday, Wabash's encounter comes
on Thursday and the Hooslers will be
met at Bloomlngton on Friday, On tho
return trip tho hawkeyes will stop off
at Urbana for the Illinois game Satur
day afternoon. Llndman will take about
fifteen men on the trip. Notable of tho
mound artists wilt be Zlmmer and Ing
ham, together with Breuckner, a find ot
the last week. Von Lackum will do the
backstop stunt and Judging from the
1.000 batting record, whloh he established
In the Davenport series here this week
Is due for considerable In the hitting
Creighton to Meet Cornhuskers
Here and at Lincoln.
lint Two Members of Last Ycnr'n
Team Will De Permitted to Play
This Year Prospects Are
Not Very Bright. ,
Nebraska State university will be one
of the opponents of tho Creighton varsity
tennis team thU year, according to an
agreement reached between tho athletic
boards of tho two schools. Two meets
will bo held, ono In Omaha and the other
in Lincoln, although the dates, for neither
have been set. Tho students of Crclgh-'
ton are considerably pleased over the
scheduling of Nebraska and will mak
extensive preparations for the entertain,
ment of the visitors when they play lr
Two yoars ago Creighton met Nebraska
on tho Creighton courts and tho latter
won by a narrow margin. .The two
teams tied In tho number of sets, won,
but Nebraska had the edge on tho num
ber of games, thereby winning the de
cision. At that time both Creighton and '
Nebraska had star teams. Although-the
first varsity team ever organized at '
Creighton, It contained such stars a?
Bernard Smyth, now at Holy Cross",
Georgo Bhlrley, Joe Adams and Lawrence
Bushman. On Nebraska's quartet was
tho champion ot the state, and several -other
fast players.
Last year a match was scheduled for
Omaha, but rain provented the cunlcfct.
This year Creighton hopes to reverse tho
decision of two years ago. '
Prospects for a fast team, however, are
not bright, since only two of last year's
team will be allowed to play. The athletic
board announced early In the year that
Creighton would have two teams, one
representing the college and tho other,
the high school department, and has
since made a more definite ruling, bar
ring any high school student from trying
for a position pn the varsity. This julo
bars Ed Smyth, a high school ntudent
and a member ot the varsity of "last
year, from tho team and will leave a
place hard to fill. Gerald Duffy and
Paul Shirley, two high school lads who
were closo to tho heeU ot the varsity .
man last year In competition tor places
also will be barred. Joe Adams, the ;ar '
of the school In tennis last year, has
gone to Omaha High, further crippling
the team.
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