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Sticks in "Kid" Battery and Win
Third Game of Series.
Takea Ills Baptism of Fire and Comn
Off Victor by nion of Grand
. Support from IIU Ttwn
Big Men of the World's Series-Charles M. Tesreau
(Continued from Page One.)
UhoJr efforts nnd Tesreau was yanked un
'fltr fire.
Not only did Connie Maek risk a pltehor
.bf little experience on the Mao, but he
gambled like a real plunger by giving
ilush a catcher -with even lets actual ex
perience. Schang, however, had acquired
X bit of knowledge about the Giant bats
jmen by catching Chief Mender In the
(opening game and watching what the
Indian handed them. But It always will
'be remembered m the most daring thing
il manager ever pulled In a big event, to
work a kid battery against veterans of
the experience of the Now York Giants.
Schang did not catch aa good a game as
Jilt first one In the series in the minds
bf the general public, lfls throwing was
pot nearly as goo d&nd the Giants stole
h couple of bases, one of their attempts
resulting In the only error the visitors
made, but Schang faced ft different prop
osition today tli an when he was catching
Bender. The Indian holds tho runners
closer Jo .their bases, thiui .Hush could,
this afternoon, and the leads they were
abla to get made Pchnng's throws hurried
and mora worried.
Itstttlnir of the Winners,
Schang Joined the Baker colony of home
run artists by swatting a four-base drive
Into the right field stand in the eighth
Inning. U was aa nearly a dupltcato of
Baker's home run in the first game as
can, be recalled, for It cleared the con
crete wall and landed among the spec
tators In the far corner of the grand
stand back of Murray. But It will never
make aa much noise In tho records of
history as thorn of Baker, because It
ame after the game was absolutely
cinched and with the bases empty. Ills
powerful blow was made off Crandali
after Teareau had struck him out twice.
Collms again was tho hitting ntarvel of
the day, with tw singles and ft three
bagger tn five chances. Baker had to
bo content with two singles, but ho put
both'of them In timely spote, where they
drove In tallies. Eddie Murphy and Old
ring also grabbed a pair of safeties and
Mclnnls was the'bnly man of the Mack
tribe whoso bat went hungry ail day
Athletics Like "Spltters."
Even Bush cut in with a soratoh sin
gje. Eleven of Philadelphia's twelve
safrt hits wero made off Teareau. The
only one oft Old Doo Crendall was
Scbang's four-baser. Of tho five hits
icored off Bush two were scratches and
all except one were lucky. Bchaefer'a
two-bate drive down the left foul link
was tb,e .only smash that was absolutely
clean. The resonance of the Athletic
hits made It certain that a spit ball
pltehor has few terrors for them. They
have had plenty of experience with the
best of that ' style of delivery in the
American league, and seem to have
learned how to cope with the stuff that
lb weighty Giant hurler had. . FoTT. ot
them were tempted to go after tho spit
bait but bided their "tbne until they
:ou)d take a .toe hold and smash his fast
inr-fl, There was no mistaking the
tQUnd o.f tho bat and several welf meant
Irtves were nabbed by McOrawltes.
Giants Sha wStrons Front,
The Glantn presented a more, stalwart
front with, Merkle abek on first base
and able to get around fairly well In
spite of a swollen ankle. Ho proved as
weak in front of Bush's hurling as
Wilts would have done, however, and
did not get on base until ho was passed
in the seventh inning. Then McOraw
quickly lnttrpplated George Wlltss as a
Pinch runner, and later as first sacker.
McLean had a much harder time hand
ling Ttsroau'a delivery than that ot
Mnthewson the day before, and the Ath
letics took full advantage of It Only
a double steal ot third and second was
executed against Larry, and It happened
tn tho first Inplng when It .was of ,th
greatest psychological value to the vis
itors. McLean drove In the first of New
fork's runs In the fifth inning and was
replaced, by Claude Cooper, who achieved
R place In the official records of the great
aVent by stealing a base off Schang.
Doyle, who erred twice In yesterday's,
game', was the strongest factor In the
Giant defense today. Ills feature effore
was a jumping catch ot a. liner which
rpbbed llclnnla of a sure hit In the
fourth Inning, and resulted In a double
play, Tills terminated the .rally which
drove Teareau to cover ana was made
behind Crandajl, greatly assisting the
doctor In stopping that assault.
The game was played under conditions
that were as bad aa those of Tuesday
and yesterday. Heavy rain here yester
day and a drlzxle this morning made It
extremely doubtful If the scrap could be
staged at all. Not until 1 o'clock was
there much hope of pulling it off, but
the grounds were so well protected that
It was decided to take a chance as the
gates already had been open for hours.
The officials guessed correctly, for the
heavy clouds began breaking Just before
time to start play and continued to re
cede until there were patches ot clear
sky before it was over. No sun enliv
ened the wonderful picture made by the
crowd which filled every nook and corner
f the plant, but It was light enough so
that speed alone was of small terror to
the batsmen and craft had to be relied
The tutfltld was soggy and slippery
md the Infield was heavy, while the
base lines were not set to great speed.
The conditions in general were quite
equal to those of previous days. whn
the going was better under foot b'Jt the
igni was lacking to aid the batiroen.
Uaa Carrfally Prepared.
, No pitcher ever received more careful
grooming for the ultimate test than Joe
vsn was given before this game. He
was cent out to warm up alongside of
hawk4y,. another youngster of whom
Mack was willing to .gamble. Before
they had loosened up rguch. It was ap
parent that Bush, was the choice.
MADISON. Neb., Oct. 9.-Spedal Teie
Tanj.)M. O. JRted, brother, of Willis E.
Tteed of Malison, was killed In an auto
mobile accldennast nlshl at "Spokane,
Wash. The deceased was engaged In the
practice of law. at Spokane, and at one
Usne wan a teacher in the publio schools
here, He leaves a widow and four
Jllir Jeff" in tfio act of cosine ono of hla snlttcra over tho nlnta. TAaremi immiif i.v t,n ixi,nnnni,n- n i i , . ... . . ... .. . ... .
Tho ball had iust left hla hand. TIT? ' 1 n'"1 . . " iwiura 01 u 0,B J50ar "unter, JUsc ancr no
lllvcrcd a fast ball
had shot tho ball to tho batsman.
Frank Bogash, Jr., Takes Free-for-
All Pacing Feature.
Standing of Teams
Goes the Pinal Mile In 3i0!t 1.2 The
3123 Trot is a SU-alirut Heat
Kvrnt, Winner Ileitis;
Jim Todd,
LE INGTON, Ky.. Oct B.-Prank
Bogash. Jr., lowered the world's record
for a fifth yesterdny when he won the
Tennessse stakes, tho free-for-all pacing
feature of the Orand Circuit racing on
the Lexington track, going tho final
mile In 2;03W. The son of Frank Bogash
won the first and second heats, but lost
the third and fourth to Flower Direct.
Ho came back strong In the fifth and
won in a drlvo by a rtarrow margin. The'
time In tho third heat of this stake, 2:01,'
was within halt a second ot the record
and was the fastest mllo of the year.
The 2:05 pace, of which two heats were
raced Tuesday, resulted In a straight
victory for" Hal 13., Jr., Urariharft Bmigh'
man being drawn before the start of
the third heat. -
Tho 2:23 trot also was a straight hMtt
race, the winner being .Jim Todd. Michi
gan Queen won the first-two heats ot
the 2:C8 pace-and Walnut drove took the
third, tho race going over in tomorrow's
Uhlan, C. K, G. Billings' champion
trotter, will attempt to lower the world's
record of 2:03 with a running mate to
morrow. Summaries;
racing. 2:05 class, three In ftve, 31.090;
two heats Tuesday
Hal II., Jr., br. h., by Hal B.
(McEwen) Ill
Zombrewer, w.h. (Hnow) S 4 2
Jones Gentry, b. ft. (Murray) 4 3 3
Time. 2:02V4. JiftSH. iiOOH. . . '
Trotting. 2:23 class, three In five;
purse. 11,000
Jim Todd, b. g, by Todd (An
draws) 7. Ill
Palmar Vnrrnt h. v. tnshnrnnl 9 2 2
Jay Mack, b. g. (Uowerman) 2 7 4
Trie aiason, o. g. u-'ox) ,. s s o
Lon Dewey, b. m. (Bnedeker) 8 4 3
Fast Tramp, ro. h. (Jamison) U 6 6
Foxwood, b, g. (Butter).,.., - 6 S 7
Jim Red, b. h. (Macey) 7 9 8
Walter J., blk. g. (Oeers) 5 lOdla
tltr John, ch. g. (Z. Chandlers)... 4dt
Lon McDonald, b. g. (Dompler).,. 01s
Time, S.ttU. 2:0 2:11.
The Tennessee stake, free-for-all
pacers, three In five,' 33,060
Frank Bogaah, Jr., b. g.,
by Frank Bogash (Murphy) 114 3 1
Flower Direct, b. m., by Di
rect Star (Whitehead) B 3 1 1 8
Earl. Jr., O. H. (Hedrick),, 6 6 2 3 3
Directum 2d, o. h. (Hyan) 3 .4 6 dls
Braden Direct, blk. h. (Egan).. 3 3 3 ro
Hal B., jr., (McEwen 4 6 dls
Walter Cochatoo, blk. h. . .
(Lcgg) . dls
Time. S:0K. 3:03U. 3:01. 2:09U. S:03i
Pacing, 2:W class, three In five, purse
ii.opo: unfinished
Mlcnigan queen, b. m., by Marble
Orlt (Valentine) 1 1
Walnut drove, blk. h., by Constan
tino (Mesmore) 3 3
Nelly Temple, b. m. (Jamison) .... 3 3
The Assessor, b. g. (deers) S S
Cinnamon, ch. g. (Osborn) .......... 4 B
Nellie a., blk. m. (MoKciiar) o 4
Addition, br. g. (Klntlln) S
Towaada, blk. lu (Hnrlne) 7 7
Time, 2:06. 2:05. 2:03y.
Change of System
Stirs Lincolnites
(From a Staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9.-(SpeolsJ Tele
gram.) Lincoln was thrown Into a high
state of excitement today over an
order changing certain employes lit the
railway mall sen-Ice from Lincoln to
A. It. Talbot wired Third Assistant
Postmaster Oeneral Dockery to do every
thing in his power to have the order re
scinded as it means the removal ot twenty-three
families to the metropolis ot
Governor Dockery filed Mr. Talbot's
telegrsm with Second Assistant Post
master Oeneral Joseph Stewart, who,
knowing nothing about the matter at
once bsgan a starching Inquiry.
It appears, so far as Mr. Stevart's
office Is concerned, that orders have been
Issued effective October 15, charging
certain railway mall employes from l.nT
coin to Omaha, but only Insofar no they
will report to the chief clerk at Omaha,
whereas they have been reporting hereto
fore to the chief Clerk at Lincoln.
It Is only an administration change and
does not contemplate a physical transfer
of famlUe. according to Mr. 8tewart.
The runs -remain-the same, a Jifhront
individaul to whom to make report, be
ing the extent of the new order. Mr.
Talbot wtl probably be reassured to
morrow alorg these lines.
Won T
Philadelphia Americans... 2 1 Ml
New .York Giants 1 2 .3J3
Chicago Americans 1 1 .SCO
Chicago Nationals. 1 1 ,500
fit Louis Americans 0 1 .000
St Louis Nationals 1 o 1,000
Cleveland Americans.,.,,. 2 2 .too
Pittsburgh Nationals 2 2 .00
Three-Cornered Tie No longer
Exists Among; Teams.
Lelsey Go Into tho Lead by Taking
Whole Series from Illsbballs
Chris Lyaka Play Cob.
latent Game.
Ho! ting In the Booster league last night
resulted In a shakeup In the three-cornered
tie which prevailed last week be
tween tho ChrU Lycks, Natlonamefnlng
Co. and tho Lelsys. The 'oil mixers went
Up In' the air' and presented three to the
Field Club.
Tho Lelsys went Into the lead by tak
ing tho whole series from the Brandes
Highballs, while Uie Chris Lycks were
losing ono game to tho Clara Belles. Fan
ton again starred for tho Individuals by
rolling a E30 total,, following right on the
heels of 672 and 677 rolled tbe two weeks
previous. The following Is the score In
Rooster Leasae.
1st. 2d. 3d. Total.
Noale 212 113 216 820
C. Weekes.... ........ .174 173 197 544
R. Sciple 1SS 220 177 bSi
Sutherland 174 168 1 17 M9
Fanton 123 193 215 W
Big Jeff is Rated One of
Best Hurlers in the League
tUlcUer to Enter Literary Yield t
Athletics Ilia- Trio Receive
1 M ,...1 A I k r I . .
.HPSSiL.X.rS- i.T WJW Bake7 hrv'e-beerth. thr7,"be.VVJ,
924 1,004 2,m
Total 870
rrr.An a tirt.t.tcs
1.1 1A SA TVit)
Cain 2it sou
J. Jarosh 163 185
Kldson 110 151
Johnson ,.169 212
muni i7 sua
Handicap (2 62
m 1.011
1st. 2d.
Green 163 165
F. Jarosh,.,...: iu
Baiter 166 223
Martin ll 178
Goff .,'....'............:224 1S3
Totals ....... 917
1st. 2d.
Hall .' 147 136
Chambers ............193 lis
Claranco ,..'.63 165
Krmand 137 190
Conrad 203 169
Handicap 86 36
6i 2,693
3d. Total.
904 S65 2,656
3d. Total.
Totals 873 610 S69 3,636
A. Bowers '. ..'...164
J. Weeks 168
B. Bowers 168
Jackson 170
Bland 182
Totals 663
Frltcher 213
Kohn '. ...,:170
Dougherty , ....147
Cub Pottor 163
Cd Potter 172
Handicap 23
3d. Total.
33 2,4(3
3d, Total.
2. Total.
Totals 6S3 633 913 2,632
Gate City League.
1st. 2d. 2d. Total
Abbott 169 203 S0J Kt
Carson 162 1E3 135 4SC
Purshouse lit 168 153 461
Paulsen 136 3U 111 &33
McCabe .190 133 210 . Mi
Totals .793 890
1st. 2d.
Hoffman 210 173
Ratohet 161 168
Straw 188 135
Gallup lis 1-
Landstrom 149 136
The other day we discussed a pitcher
of the Giants who "had nothing on the
bah." This Is a story about a pitcher
who had nothing on the ball. Tho dif
ference Is In the quotation marks. The
story is about Big Jeff TesrcaU, the only
pitcher in the big leagues who was slgnod
on his size.
To begin at the beginning. Big Jeff Is
not his name. .He was christened Charles,
but he was not consulted at the time.
This occurred in tho village of Cape Gi
rardeau, one ot the little towns that failed
to sink Into the Mississippi at the time
of the big earthquake. The steamboats
used to stop thero before the railroads
put the steamboats out of business, so
Cape Girardeau Is now on the map only
as the. birthplace' of Charles Tesreau.
At an. early age Charles Tesreau grew
much to largo for Cape Girardeau. Thero
was ganger .of his blocking river traffic.
His 'father took, him to Frederlcktown
whlph is ,atso in the .sovereign , state of
Missouri, at the edge ot the Ozark coun
try. Thus the young Tesreau became the
northern boundary of the mountains.. .
Too Uiir f or Ball Team.
At 17 he tried to make the local ball
team, but he was disqualified on account
of his size. He Is a yard or so over six
feet now and weighs 220 pounds In condi
tion. He says he shaped up somewhat
after that fashion at 17.
Remembering- the scriptural observa
tion about a uronhet inv&rlablv rMtlnt
ihe kibosh from his own gang, young
Charles Tesreau offered his services to
the Ironton club. The manager of this
bush league outfit, having no prejudices
against bulk for Us own sake, permitted
the coming hero of the Giants to strike
out from fourteen to twenty men with
great regularity.
It was here in Ironton that he began to
qualify for that earlier soubriquet ot
"Bullfrog" Tesreau, a name which arose
from the fact that, In spite of his mighty
hughness, he developed great agility In
leaping lightly from league to league.
At this time he had nothing but his
splendid strength which enabled him to
throw a base ball so hard that minor
league batters could not envisage the
same In time to biff it. At Ironton he
signed a contract with the Austin club
In the Texas league and apparently for
got all about it- Bo did the Austin club.
The latter did not remember that he be
longed to them until It was announced
that he had been signed for a trial with
the St Louis Browns. Then there- .was
a big kick and Big Jeff was ordered south.
111k Jeff Vsi a Tiger.
He remained in the south until tho
league that he was connected with or
that club blew up. Considering himself
footloose and desirous of viewing the
great cities of his fatherland. Big Jeff
signed with Detroit and reported there.
Three days after he had landed Hughey
Jennings was ordered to return him to
the south. Undismayed by these repeated
interruptions in his well planned tours
of the United States Big Jeff settled down
to pitch baso ball at a place called Bhrevo-
port. It was here that McGraw first laid
eyes on him, and having laid eyes on him
he kept them so laid ever after.
Big Jeff pitched against the Giants, but
not with any astonishing success. It was
631 2,679
3d. Total.
Totals 771 761
1st. 2d.
Learn 183 ltl
bhaw 1U m
Dober .'. 133 176
Straw ,. 103 108
Fits 197 131
3d. Total.
Totals '. 601 822 769 2,332
Dudley 17 190
Hwansen 127 147
Cook 139 106
Dlngman 161 178
Ltndsey 103 114
3d. Total.
Totals OS 733 7U 2,133
Big Jeff Tesreau's
Diamond Career
Charien M. Tesreau Born at Cape
Girardeau, Mo March 6, 18S9. Height,
6 feet 24 Inches. Weight, 228 pounds.
Pitches and bats right-handed. Tes
reau mads his professional .debut In
1909. during which season he played
With Waco, Houston and Galveston.
He was then taken on by the Et
Louts Brdwns, but never given a trial,
and sent to Shreveport. Ho played
with Shreveport until purchased by
tho New York Nationals in the fall
of 1910. Ho was sent to Toronto by
Manager McGraw and played with
that - team- In 1911 until recalled by
the Giants in the 'fall: With Toronto
Tesreau ployed ' I'n "thirty-five games.
He hit 'for .200, fielded .875 and
pitched fourteen' winning games and
nine' losing ones, a winning percentage
of .609. His record since is:
Bat. Field.
Year. Games. Ave. Ave. W. L. P.C.
1912 36 .140 .935 17 7 .708
1913..... 36 .204 .933 22 13 .629
To date.
not his skill as a pitcher which attracted
McGraw's- attention. Thercr wasn't any
uch thing In connection with Big Jeff.
It was his tremendous size, his good
nature and hla grit these things, and
(especially the first and last, that com
mended him to McGraw. The little leader
bf the Giants believes in hulk on the fir
ing line. It Is simple arithmetic! with
him. The bigger and stronger a pitcher
is the. longer ho will stand the strain ot
big league pltcalng that's the way Mc
Graw figures it
Took Up Spltfcall.
Wllbert Robinson looked him over at
the same time, and he and McGraw
agreed that, with all that strength and
nerve, It was simply a question of a lit
tle coaching to make a real pitcher of
Tesreau. Thus In due time he was trans
planted to the Toronto club of the East
ern league with a McGraw string on him.
At Toronto he began to learn his craft.
He experimented with the epltball, and
took to it as If he had Invented It. Ho
had been using, thts delivery only a year
wnen jonnny uvers saia ne conuuerca
htm nearly as great a spltball pitcher as
lid Walsh.
He also worked to develop, a "hook"
a curved ball, to mix up with his fast
and the "spltball." He now has alt three
along with hla grit and strength.
The answer to all of which 's that Big
Jeff Tesreau Is now one ot the best right
handers in the country, and, barring ac
cidents, he is likely to demonstrate tho
same to a noticeable extent this week..
In his resting hours back In the Ozarks
he Is popularly supposed to atrangle
bears by way of keeping his grip in form.
Other historians declare that he had
never seen a bear until Larry Doyle took
him up to the Bronx "SSoo. Tesreau him
self takes no part In the controversy.
His Job Is pitching base balls, and he de
votes himself to It
Nebraska Women's
Clubs Elect New
.Officers for Year
I good bills were killed because they were
neglected after being Introduced. Several
delegates left tonight for their homes
The -federation has- been well attended
Officials declared tonight that the at
tendance surpassed all previous gatherings.
YORK, Neb. Oct. 9.-Mrs. Carrie Peter
son of Aurosa was elected, pesldent of
the Nebraska Federation ot Women's
Clubs tonight. The convention ended to
night with -an address on general club
work by Mrs. Percy Pennybocker, Na
tional president The following .new offi
cers ot the Nebraska Federation ot
Women's Clubs were announced tonight;
President. Mrs. Carrie Peterson, Aurora;
vice president Mrs. Paul, St Paul; re
cording secretary- Mrs. Bagnell, Lincoln;
corresponding secretary, Mrs, Margaret
Long, Madison; treasurer, Mrs. Fv H.
Worthlngton. York; auditor, Mrs. Hostet
ter, Shelton; General Federation secre
tary. Mrs, T. J, Gist. Fall City. The
federation ended Its work this evening.
A musical program was followed by
an address by Mrs. Percy Pennypacker.
national president, tonight. State Sen
ator Cox and Representative Cox gave
Ka-an to Mew York Americans.
Dick Ugan. the Cincinnati Red whn r.
turned to his home In San Francisco sev
eral days ago. brings confirmation of h.
news that an effort was made to trad Walk, on civil service legislation Mrs:
MwrifwiU.K M of Lincoln urged the
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C,.i Mi ' " "ilS' ii nurirrs a or is sui- a p-.issiciuiy ci me deal being "ij -..-. - ... . - r - pt u fat ti,-
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ATOld Sedatlre Cous;h Medicines.
' If you -want to contribute directly to
the occurrence of capillar' bronchitis and
pneumonia, use cough medicines that
contain codtne, morphine, heroin and
other sedatives when you have a cough
or cold. An expectorant like Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy is what Is needed.
That cleans out the culture beds or
breeding places for the germs of pneu
monia and other germ diseases. That Is
why pneumonia never results from a
coM when Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
la used. It has a world wide reputation
for Its cures. It contains no 'morphine or
other sedative. For sale by all druggists,
Brers Bnnres a Hitter.
Officials of the Cubs are enthusiastic
regarding the possible major league
future of Pete Allison, the hard-hitting
player obtained from the Michigan State
league. Allison hit like a whirlwind in
the minors and Manager Gvers has an
fei ne tray make a regular outfielder
Likely to Mean Break Between
Huskers and Jayhawks.
Iloth Asrirles and State Plnyers Say
They Will Not Enter Game if
nitr Hon Ilemaliis in
LINCOLN, Oct. 9. (Speclal.)-A threat
ened rupture In the athletic relations of
tho University of Nebraska and the Uni
versity of Kansas developed today when
It was known that the southern rivals
had protested the playing of Clint Ross,
the big colored lineman ot the Com
huskers. "
The protest has been filed with tbe Ne
braska Athletic board and will bo con
sidered at the meeting of the athletic
board Thursday morning. Kansas asks
the Nebraskans to bar Rose from play
ing, because ot color. Coupled with the
Kansas protest Is one from the Kansas
Aggies' based on the same line. '
Coach Stlel'im'thls mdmlng drafted a
resolution whjcb he wilt present to the
board at its meeting tomorrow, declaring
it to be the sense of the board that if
Kansas and the Kansas Aggies persist in
pushing their protests the games between
the schools bo declared off and athletic
relations dissolved. While no official ac
tion has been taken by the board, it -is
known that at least three members sup
port Stlehm in his demand that both
Kansas university and the Kansas Ag
gies recede.
Chance of Attitude.
Tho lengthy Nebraska coach was much
agitated over the matter this morning.
He considers) It .extremely Inconsistent
on the part of Coach Guy bowman of
the Kansas Aggies to present a protest.
The Aggies have been traveling In Mis
souri Valley company but two seasons
and each year have played against Ross
without even a murmur. To come In the
third year with a protest looks like
"Foxy" St Ledger Moss has been pull
ing strings with Lawman.
The Jayhawkers' protest was not so
much ot .a surprise to Stiehm.
"Why should they alwaya be complain
ing of our athletes?" said Stiehm hotly.
"I don't care who they play down there.
Moss can enlist the services of eleven
profeslonal for all ot me and we will
play them."
Secretary Clapp of the athletic board
said ho was in favor of allowing Ross
to play. Clapp said he was in sympathy
with the southern members of the con
ference to draw the color line, but as
Ross has been allowed to play two years.
It was a rank Injustice to the burly
linesman, who Is an admittedly clean
sportsman, to discriminate now.
Unfair Example.
The protest from the Kansas Aggies
came to Stiehm yesterday from Coach
Lowman, asking that Nebraska grant
the Aggies the same courtesy shown Mis
souri last season and Insinuating that
athletic relations would be dropped if
the request was not granted. Stiehm Is
in favor of dropping them at once. The
Missouri game was an unfair example,
said Stiehm, for it was scheduled with
the understanding that the color line
would be drawn.
There Is no rule In the conference
which would permit the protest.
Kansas has not formally presented a
protest, although Assistant Coach Bond,
In conversation with Reed, asked the
board to consider the matter, as Kansas
would make a request for the color line.
Would Cripple Huskers.
Ross Is Nebraska's greatest linesman.
weighs over 220 pounds, but Is very ac
tive and a terrific battler. His loss
would seriously cripple the Cornhuskcrs.
Tho hardest scrimmage of the year-swas-the
program Stiehm followed this" aft
ernoon. The scrubs and the regulars,
wero kept at It until after dark and
the squad's showing was decidedly pleas
ing to Stiehm.
Erwln's strong showing in the game
Saturday has seriously endangered
Shields' chances for a place on the line.
Stiehm last night shifted Ross to tackle,
played Thompson at center, Halllgan at
the other tackle, Abbott and Heller
guards, Mastln and Howard ends, Towle
quarter and Rutherford and Beck half
backs, with Coffee at fullback. Captain
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a-u.ujt nub uuk lu JJIU.WMl.-e.
xne comDination worked excellent!
and Nebraska had little difficulty. InjS
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oiuims uiiiiubi iu Triii ugainsi me scruos,
PHILADELPHIA, Oct 9. While watch
ing an electrio score board showinc jo
day's game between the Giants', and
Athletics, John Sherrick collapsed on the
sldewal,kand died ,a, ,fw mbiutes Jater,
It was during the first inning of .the, con
test and witnesses declared that Sher
rick had Just yelled "give jus another
homer, Baker." When the play, repro
duced on the score board showed that the
Athletics' star batsman had struck ou?,
the excited fan dropped to the pavement
Heart failure Is believed to have caused
his death.
WASHINGTON, Oct 9.-Rollcr tow'eis
In government buildings wero abolished
today, ''In the Interest of public health"-'
by an executive order of President Wit
son. Hundreds of thousands of ''Indt-'
vldual towels will replace them. 1,4
Key to tho Situation Bee Advertising"
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Youngster Wills Popular. T
Three clubs, the Sox, Browns -and
SL'P.rSr" ald t0 nave made, offers ,to-,
Phil Wills, a youngster pitching for, an.
Independent team at Centralla, 1)1 -i He
has pitched eighteen games this eas"on
auu ion out iwo. two of the
wero nu-nu-no-run arrairs.
A very shapely collar,
admirably bslsncedin
lis proportions.
A grest favorite with young men, and those
whe wish to be up to the msrk in style,
X '
always fit welt and never gap st the top:
They stand for precision, accuracy, infinite"
nicety of detail and all-round rigtitneis.
'or Bale By
508-510 SO. I6th
Thos. KUpalrick & Co.
,1607 Douglas St
p VERY time I sell a suit pr over
X coat at $15, $20 or $25 I say
to myself: "Another steady cus
tomer for Mort.
The GRADE of clothes I sell causes
a rapid "come-back" the "come
back" that means another sale.
All Wool Mort
107 South 16th Street
s" Clothes Shop
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