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THE BEE. OMAHA, MONDAY, JULY 6, 1914.
THINGS PETAT L1NG0DN
Many of Aspirants for Office Busy
Oat in the State.
COLONEL MAKER IS IN DUMPS
Chnrllea nrrnn'n nltlnir to Fll for
Nomination for Governor Una
Pnt John 15. Vv Something
of n Stntni).
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. Neb., July 5. (Special.)
Politics has been very quiet around Lin
coln the last week. This Is duo In tomo
respects to the fact that no one has filed
for the republican nomination for con
gress during: that time, so that tho eight
now In the race have clear sailing for a,
time at least. Another reason may be
that a good many of tho politicians have
been out of town making speeches.
Governcr Morehe.id has been circling
around tho state. Superintendent Delzell.
who wants to go to congress, has found
It convenient to visit schools. Deputy
Bob Elliott, who aspires to tho shoos of
his chief, thought he saw a few weak
places out In tho state. Auditor Howard.
Who desires to represent the Omaha dis
trict at Washington, circulated around
the Second district.
Tom Hull's Acttvltr.
Tom Hall spent a great deal of tlmo at
Kobcrts' dairy drinking buttermilk: Fred
most of the tlmo when he wasn't visit
ing his potato patch Just outside of tho
uty Auditor Minor stuck to the office
However, tho main reason for most ot
the sllcnco was no doubt due to tho fact
that Colonel John O. Maher Is In tho
dumps. Frlnco Charllo Bryan has BOt tho
fighting colonel on the griddle. Colonel
John filed for the democratic nomination
for governor for the express reason that
ho wanted to meet the prince In Joint
debato after the latter had filed. Now
tho prince has failed to file, and gives no
Indication of doing so. However, he has
a well signed petition In cold storage,
and that Is what Is worrying the colonel.
Mnlier I'p Stump.
Colonel Mahcr, It Is said, would like to
pull out of the fight now that there Is
no chance for any fun with the prince,
but ho dare not do so as long as that pe
tition is on fllo in tho office of the Com
moner. Should John withdraw. Charlie
might file. Should he not withdraw It
will hurt the chances of his friend and
business associate, Andrew Morrlssey, for
continuing another two years as private
secretary to Governor Morohead If the
Berkman knocked around some himself,
while Secretary of State Walt wa fre
quently seen on the street with that little
mysterious basket which Is supposed to
be filled with Abraham Lincoln monu
ment postal cards for distribution. Dep
lattcr should be elected, and result In
the nomination of Georgle Berge. a thing
Maher does not want to see. John had
laid great plans for a campaign of great
unort flshlne for the scalp of tho prince
hut as the thing looks now there will be
no fun for the colonel. Talking anu
woman suffrage Is about all there seems
to bo left for tho valiant colonel.
Eappy Hollow Club
Wading through the singles finals like a
Fourth of July through snow. Bob Mc
Cague handily won the singles cham
pionship of the Happy Holow club Sat
urday, his hardest battle through the
tournament having been when he en
countered Lymr.n McConnell.
In tho finals of the singles matchen,
McCague defeated Brownlee in three sets
out of four, winning the first, second and
fourth sets of the match with the scoro
of 6-3, 6-4. 4-6, 7-5.
The doubles were bitterly contested,
but by a consistent series of games Ly
mon McConnell and John Brownlee won
from Falsom and McCague, 6-2, 6-1, 7-5.
KENNEDY WINS MEDAL PLAY
FOR THE HAMILTON CUP
More than sixty players were entered
at the Country club for eighteen medal
piny competition for the Hamilton cup
Saturday. J. A. C. Kennedy won the
event with a net score of 68.
Scores of the event follow:
t A c. TOnnedv 81 13 68
W. D. Hosford 93
C. W. Russell pj
M. C. Peters
E. B. Murphy
H. A. Tukey 83
G. C. Colt 89
F. H. Gaines '
J. B. Rahm s
Ed Crelghton won the flag contest, get
ting well down on the second hole. F. H.
Gaines, who played a 72, was scratch and
The following players over 40 years
qualified for the Fraser cup:
C. W. Russell, M. C. Peters, O, C. Colt,
F. H. Gaines, I. B. Rahm, H. C. Sumney,
W. J. Foye. W. H. Low.
The women's putting contest was -won
H A. Tukey with a score of 20. T. L.
Campbell second with 22.
The ladles' putting contest was won
by Mrs. Harold Prltchett with a score of
23. Mlse Mildred Butler and Mrs. W. T.
Burns tied for second with 24.
The swatfest drew out a large gallery.
The finals were competed between Ralph
Peters and Ray Lowe. Lowe won with a
3 to t Both played a 3o.
LOUP CITY LOSES EXCITING
GAME TO RAVENNA TEAM
LOUP CITY, Neb., July; 5.-BpectaI
Telegram.) Ravenna defeated Loup City
In an exciting game. The home team had
the game won up to the ninth by a scoro
of 1 to 0. Thlcsen, a former Fremont stato
league pitcher, started the scoring by
clouting a three-bagger. Dletrlchs, the
local twlrler, then struck out two and
followed with a wild pitch, allowing two
to score. He was effective throughout
the entire gome. Score: R.H.E.
Loud City ....0 000 000 1 0-1 4 2
Ravenna 0 0000000 2-2 4 2
Batteries. Dletrlchs and Johnson; Tib-
bets and ureensnu Mime; i:au.
CALIFORNIA TENNIS STAR
BEATS ARMSTRONG, ST. PAUL
WILMINGTON, Del., July B.-Robert
Llndley Murray, the California tennis
star, defeated Joseph J. Armstrong
of St. Paul, holder of the northwestern
title. In the final round of the Delaware
lawn tennis championship. The scores
were 6-2, 7-5, 6-2. Murray will next week
meet G. M. Church of Princeton uni
versity, the title holder, for the state
STORZ ANDLMNDS EYEN
Crack Semi-Pro Teams Divide the
SANDERS USES THE WHITEWASH
rots n Nice Cont on Ills Dusky
AntsRontnta, lint Olson 1 Not
Eqnnl to the Task In the
The Sudsmakers again broke even with
Frank Letand's colored ball tossers.
The first game was fast and Interest
ing, featured by fast fielding and superb
pitching. Sanders was on the mound for
the Brewers and but four hits were made
off of his delivery, art being either in
field hits or of the scratch variety. Craw
ford, who pitched well for the Lelands. had
one bad Inning and was a trifle wild. It
was nip and tuck up till the eighth In
ning, when the Ston bunched hits with
the Lelands' mlsplays and scored two
run, enough to win the game.
The second game was full of slugging
and poor fielding. Crawford again went
to the mound, against Olson this time.
Olson did well, but the Brewers went up
behind him. He was relieved In the sev
enth by Sanders, when It was too late to
save the game. Score, first game:
AD. 11.0. A. E. AD.H.O.A.E.
Munron, Sb. .4 1 0 0 ODurkre. 3b... I 0 0 t C
Wlnnton. If... i 0 1 0 OFilconr. e..l 1 X 0 0
Jnnln, lb.. 4 0 0 4 lOrihira, 2b. .1 0 2 2 0
McAiloo. lb...4 Oil 1 OWelch. rf....4 3 10 0
nrorn. cl 4 1 0 0Lwltr, M...J 0 1 0
Toner. rt....4 It OPtltmtn. If S J 0 0 0
8ldi, H....2 0 10 OBwIngw'd, lb.1 0 12 0 0
Crawford, p.t 0 0 0 OCUir, e I 0 t 0
Belger, c S 1 5 4 OS&ndera, p...! 1 0 1 C
Total ....13 4 14 1 1 ToUls ....Jl SJ 10 0
Lelands 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
Storr 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Two-base hits: Handera Welsh. Sacri
fice hit: Durkee. Stolen bases: Kelt
man, Munyon. Struck out: By Sanders,
7; by Crawford, 5. Bases on balls: Off
Sanders, 3; off Crawford, 2. Hit by
pitched ball: By Crawford, 1. Wild
Sltch: Crawford. Umpires: Clark and
Score, second game:
Munron, lb.. 4 2 0 1 0 Durkee, 3b... b 1 1 1 0
Mnilon, i, 110 OFRleoner. cf..5 1 2
Jennlngi, Zb.t 2 3 1 lOrthtm. 2b. .5 2 0
McAdoo. lb. .4 0 10 0 OWelch. cf....4 2 1
Oreen, rf 4 2 3 0 OLawler, M...3 1 2
Toney, cf 4 0 2 0 OFeltmtn. If.. 4 2 2
Selden. ..., 5 112 lHwlngw-d. lb.( 0 10
Srotheri. C...S 2 4 1 lHichten, C...4 2
Crawford, p. .4 10 1 OUIson, p 2 1 0
Sander. p...2 0 0
TOUMI ....41 12 Zi t 3
Totals ....38 14 27 9
Lelands 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 1 210
Storz 2 0000002 48
Two-baso hits: Feltman, Durkee,
iiHcnicn, weisn, Jennings, McAdoo.
Three-base hit: Jennings. Sacrifice flies:
Swlngwood, Munyon. Stolen bases: Sel
den. Green, Jennings, Toney. Hits: Off
Olson, S In seven Innings; off Binders, 4
In two Innings. Bases on balls: Off Ol
son, 3; off Crawford, 3.
ILLINOIS ATHLETIC CLUB
WINNERS AT CENTRAL MEET
DAYTON, Ohio, July B.-The athletes
from the Illinois Athletic club rarrlci
off the honors ot tho central Amateur
Athletic Union Athletic meet Saturday
In rather handy fashion, rolling up a
score of fifty-seven points. The Chlca
go Athletic association was their nearest
competitors with forty-flvo points, and
the University of Illinois finished third
with thrty points.
Tho Ohio state meet which was held
In conjunction with th Central Amateur
Athtetlo Union meet was won by tho
Cleveland Athletic club, with seventy
eight points, while Ohio state university
was second with sixteen points,
100-yard dash: E. P. Ilolman, Univer
sity of Illinois, first; J. B. Loomls, Chi
cogo Athletic club, second; C. B. Smith,
University of Wisconsin, third. Time, 0:10.
One mile run: J. U. Ray, Illinois Ath
letic club, first; W. J. Noonan, Illinois
Athletic club, second; N. A. Wright. Uni
versity of Illinois, third. Time: 4:21.
120-yard high hurdles: McKeown, Uni
versity of Illinois, first; Harry G. Goe
lltz, Chicago Athletic club, second; B. W.
Brodt, Illinois Athletic club, third. Time:
440-yard run: J. Dlsmond, University of
Chicago, first; Fred Henderson, Univer
sity of Illinois, second; Rll Jansen. Chi
cago Athletic club, third. Time: 0:48.
220-yard dash; C. B. Smith, University
of Wisconsin, first; D. S. Bond, Illinois
Athletic club, second; C. O. Parker, Illi
nois Athletic club, third. Time: 0:224j.
Pole vault: M. W. Phelps, Chicago Ath
letic club, first; G. W. Shaw, Chicago
Athletic club, second; E. Kenourch, Illi
nois Athletic association, third. Height,
Two-mile run: J. W. Ray, Illinois Ath
letic club, first; F. S. Cameron, Illinois
Athletic club, second. W. Watson, Chi
cago Athletic club, third. Time: 0:46',l.
880-yard run: Fred Henderson, Univer
sity of Illinois, first; C F. O'Donald, Illi
nois Athletic club, second; A. D. Alexan
der, Cleveland Athletic club, third. Time:
Running high Jump: A. W. Richards,
Illinois Athletic club, first; I. G. Loomls.
Chicago Athletic club, second; E. U.
Palmer, Chicago Athletic club; H. F.
Porter, Chicago Athletic club and H. Sol
omon, Dayton, tied for third. Height,
6 feet 2 Inches.
220-yard low hurdles: Goelltz, Chicago
Athletic club, first; J. G. Loomls, Chi
cago Athletic club, seconds George W.
Burgess. Illinois Ainieuc ciud, inira.
Discus throw: H. is. mucks, university
of Wisconsin, first; C. F. Cross, Detroit
Vounir Men's Chrlstion association, sec
ond; A. W. Koehler, Illinois Athletic club,
third. Distance, jss leei zyk incnes.
One-mile relay: University of Illinois,
first; Chicago Athletio club, second; Uni
versity of Wisconsin, third. Time: 3:22.
PACIFIC STATES DOUBLES
LONG BEACH, Cat, July B. William
Johnston and Clarence Griffin, both of
San Francisco and also the only northern
ers entered In the Pacific states tennis
doubles championship tournament here,
won the finals handily.
They defeated Nat Browne and Claude
Wayne In straight sets, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3, earn
ing the right to contest as Pacific coast
representatives for the national men's
doubles championship series.
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Oliver Casper Covrell.
HSBUON. Neb., July 4.-(Kpeclal.)-Tho
funeral of Oliver Caspar Cowell,
who died Friday of general peritonitis,
was held from tho Mehodlst church
Saturday, and the body waa shipped to
Auburn, Neb., the Interment to be held
at Howe, his birthplace. He leaves a
-widow and one small child. He was
insured for 17,000. The pall bearers were
from the Modern Woodmen camp. He
was 32 years old.
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LEARNS THE GAME IN OMAHA
Winner in Sioux City Race Once an
Automobile Driver in This City.
FINISH SOMEWHAT SPECTACULAR
nickrnbncker'a Tire Dlorra Up unrt
He Drives Home on the Ilnre
Illm of One of "Wheel
Two minutes Isn't much, but It was all
thero was to It at the flntsh of the 300
mlle raoa at Sioux. City Saturday. It
was by that brief margin that Eddie
Rlckenbacher drove his Deusenberg
across the line winner ahead of Spencer
Wlshart, who finished second, driving a
Rlckenbacher learned the fundamentals
of tho racing game while selling Firestone-Columbus
machines In Omaha and
won about nine out of every ten prizes
at tho races held at the Omaha speedway
Just west of Elmwood park a couple of
years ago. Rlckenbacher drove a steady,
consistent race from start to finish, and
when the Judges announced his time as
3:49.02 the crowd of some 40.0CO spec
tators who were watching the sweep
stakes event rose with one accord and
cheered the plucky llttlo driver time and
Finishes on Dare nlm.
Coming down the stretch at over eighty
miles an hour Rlckenbacher was but
thirty yards from the finish line when
his right hand rear tire burst and was
flung forty feet In the air, but tho for
mer Omaha boy clung tightly to his
wheel, prevented his machine from skid
ding clear around by a masterful twist
and sailed over the finish line and mado
his extra lap on the bare rim. It was a
fitting climax to a wonderful race, and
many a driver would have been unable
to stand tho pressure. For the final ten
miles of the race Rlckenbacher and hla
mechanician both realized that their rear
tires were fast crumbling, but they dared
not stop for fear of being passed by
Wlshart, so they only trusted to luck
and Rlckenbacher's ability to hold tho
car, should the anticipated blow out ma
terialize. Winner Lend for 100 Mile.
Rlckenbacher took the lead at 200 miles,
lelng Just two minutes ahead of
Wlshart at this distance. From that
tlmo on Rlckenbacher and Wlshart ran
neck and neck, each maintaining about
the same speed, and they finished with
tho two minutes tlmo between them. At
the start Rlckenbacher was back In the
lists and at 100 miles was only In third
place. At 100 miles Patschke In his Mar
mon was leading, with Wlshart a close
second. Wlshart was second at tho start
and he held that place with a few varia
tions until tho very last.
Wlshart drove a grueling race. Llko
Rlckenbacher, his average speed was
close to seventy-eight miles an hour. The
diminutive millionaire drlvor stuck to his
pace and never faltered for an Instant.
Ralph Mnlford's Tronble.
Probably the biggest surprise of tho
race was the winning of third place by
Ralph Mulford. Mulford started In a
Mason Special, but was compelled to re
tire at the fifteenth lap on account of
engine trouble. On the seventy-eighth
lap Thomas Alley, Rlckenbacher's team
mate, drove Into tho pits for gasoline.
Tho heat ot the engine Ignited the gaso
line and Alley waa badly burned about
tho face and eyes. Quick work on the
part of pit men with fire extinguishers Is
all that prevented a serious explosion.
After the fire had been extinguished
and Alley had been rushed to the hos
pital Mulford offered to take his place
at the wheel. At the time the second
Deusenberg car was quite a ways In tho
rear, but Mulford, spick and span in his
white shirt, starched whlto collar and
minus the usual head-guard, entered the
race once more and with his blondo hair
waving In the wind came home In third
place after a desperate tusslo with Gil
Anderson in his Stutz. Mulford's ap
pearance on the racing track Is a thing
to wonder at. He never protects himself
beyond a pair of goggles and always
wears the same clothes he does on the
street. At the finish hla face was abso
lutely free from grease or grime while
every other driver on tho course was
black from head to foot
French Engine Falls.
The hard-luck racer of the big meet was
Billy Knlpper, In the same Delage car
which Rene Thomas piloted to victory at
Indianapolis on Decoration day. Knlpper
was among the leadero at the start, but
his engine went back on him time and
again and it was all he could do to force
the French machine under the wire
ahead of Wilcox In the race for sixth
place. Toward the latter part of the race
Knlpper drove on three cylinders and
then mado time that registered nearly ns
fast as that of the leading drivers.
One of the neatest exhibitions of quick
thinking and Instant execution In a tight
pinch was displayed by George Babcock,
who was driving his first race as a pilot
Babcock, who has been a mechanician for
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many drivers In many race., slipped a
tire on the south curve and his Sunbeam
spun clean around In the very eonter of
the track. He held the English car to
the track and then, rather than make the
turn on the track and thus accentuate
chances for a collision, he drove his car
a full halt mile to his pit backwards at
a speed ot forty miles an hour. It was a
daring bit ot work and he was roundly
Three Illght Together.
At the end of tho hundredth tnlle
Patschke, In a Marmon, was leading.
His time for that distance was 1.18:16:80.
Wlshart was second with tho time of
1:18.17.20 and Rlckenbacher was third
with the time ot 1:18:19.30. But three
seconds stretched between the threo
madly rushing cars and for fifteen miles
this order was retained with each driver
striving desperately for a lead, deter
mined not to retire to his pit unless
obliged to do so by accident Finally
Wlshart began to forgo slowly ahead.
Rlckenbacher hung to Wlshart like gluo
and was constantly even ttlth his rear
axle. Until tho ono hundred and thirty
seventh lap this was the order of things.
Then Wlshart threw1 n tire on the south
curve and Rlckenbacher secured the lead
which he never relinquished.
niilflelil niul 11 ii ran nn Out.
Barney Oldfleld and Bob Burman, two
of the prime favorites, wero both com
pelled to abandon the rare. Oldfleld'3
motor went back on him and he could do
nothing with It although he had a now
radiator Installed. Burman went dead on
the far side of the track and It wan Im
possible to start his machine again. Bur
man went out on the eighty-eighth lap
and Oldfleld on his ninety-sixth.
Spencer Wlshart's bride of a few
months was In the grandstand watching
her husband drive his race, WJth hor In
the box waa Mrs. Billy Knlpper. Mrs.
Bob Burman. Mrs, Frank Fox. Mrs. Ed
die Grant Mrs. George Babcock and Mrs.
Wilson. W. E. Wilson, owner of the
Del ago driven by Billy Knloper. was In
the box with hla fiancee, Mlas Erma
Messlmer. Mr. Wilson and Miss Mcrsl
mer were to be married In Sioux City pro
viding Knlpper won the race As he failed
tho wedding haa been postponed until a
Omnha Men In "Win hurt Pit.
In the pit of tho Mercer entry, which
waa so successfully driven by Spencer
Wlshart were threo Omaha men. Sheriff
Felix McShane has long been a friend of
Wlshart's and McShane and Lcm Hill,
with whom McShano went to tho races,
were Invited to occupy ponllona In tho
Wlshart pit Hill took his driver, Johnny
Hannon, Into the pit with him and Han-
non, himself an expert driver and mechan
ician, assisted the pit boys In their work.
When Wlshart came In for gas and oil
or a tlr change, the Omaha men wero
right on hand to lend assistance nnd to
encourage the little fellow on hla drive.
It was estimated that between 1.W0 and
2,000 Omahans witnessed the awcepstakes
event The special train over the North
western carried nine loaded coaches both
ways and It was declared that at least 300
Omaha automobiles had registered In
Accident on Omnha Hun.
The Omaha Automobile club bunch,
which left Omaha Friday at 11:30 was out
In full force with their Omaha hats adorn
ing their sunburned brows. The run waa
made In an hour less than schedule time
and only ono accident waa suffered. The
coterie of machines reached Sioux City
at 7:30, when It was only anticipated
that they could arrive by 8:30.
The accident occurred to Dr. Jesse D.
Wilson, Just a few miles north of Blair.
The cari, wero proceeding along at a nor
mal rate of speed between Blair nnd Her
man when a car attempted to pass sev
eral machines Including that driven by
Dr. Wilson. It Is asserted that tho car
swung directly in Dr. Wilson's path and
that In order to escape a collision Dr.
Wilson deliberately drove his machine
Into a culvert over a raise In the road.
The machine was badly demolished and
Dr. Wilson was obliged to continue the
Journey in the car driven by Arthur
Four Omaha lads had their car stolen
In Sioux City Friday night The car
wan the property of Cyril Langdon and
ho had as hla guests Ray McCabe, George
Riley and Frank Walker. The lads left
tho machine at a prominent corner In
the down town district while they made
a few minor purchases and when they
returned an instant later the machine
Many Omahans remained over In Sioux
City Saturday night to partako of the
celebration there, while others, driving
machines, stopped at several of the towns
en route to Omaha. The Country club
at Bloux City held a big dance and about
twenty-five Omaha couples attended,
nnce Between Auto nnrt Train.
Just a few miles north of Onawa, la.,
as the special train from Sioux City was
returning to Omaha, the passengers were
given the enjoyment of a race between
tho train and Jack Wolfe In a big six-
passenger machine. Wolfo had six pas
sengers aboard, hut ho not only caught
tho train, but ho also passed It. For
about fifteen miles the train and auto
mobile raced along a parallel stretch of
rood with Wolfe gaining at every revo-
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lutlon of his motor However ho lost out
as the auto road crossed the railroad
track, and while he was a little ahead
of the engine, he did not try to swing
across tho track In front of the ap
KliU Steal Hides.
At least forty youngsters, ranging from
ton to twenty ears of ae, attempted
to steal their way to Sioux City and
back. At Missouri Valley going up a
large squad was ejected, t ut thev evi
dently were successful In subsequent at
tempts to steal rides as they wero on
hand In Sioux City when the train re
turned. A large delegation were thrown
off at Onawa. but one young lad of 10
years managed to avoid detection, and
he swung off In the T'nlon station In
Omaha while ho howled expressions of
ridicule and doflanco to the train crew.
Tough Time llenohlnn (Irounils.
The Omahans who made tho trip on
tho special train mlwod tho start and
first few mllea of tho race. The train
was a bit slow In arriving, and then a
tedious procedure was necessary to ar
rive at tho speedway prounds. which nre
about eight miles from Ploux City over
In South Dakota. Tho Omahans worn
hustle! Into cattle cars, which a starter
assured them were regular street cars,
and thev wore hauled at a reduced rnto
of speed for about four miles out Here
they were bundled out and Informed that
thev must take tho shuttle train over the
Milwaukee railroad to tho grounds.
When the street cars nrrlved at tho
Milwaukee station It was already flvo
minutes to 11 and the races started at 11.
After a wait ot a quarter of an hour tho
shuttle train put in nn appearance but
It delayed starting in order to gUe a
through train to St Taul tho track. The
train arrived within a halt mile of tho
grounds at 11:15 and the races had been
In Progress for some fifteen minutes.
Then It was discovered that the rcserv-ed
seats purchased would not nd'8
slon and another lump of coin was
coughed loose by every Omahan In the
Tickets being purchased. It was then
necessary to find tho proper entrance
gate. There were two of these gates,
some two miles apart. Many were com
pelled to make the circuit tour of tho
track, which is considerable tour.
Some miscreant worked hlmeslf Into dis
favor with tho Omaha crowd which came
up In automobiles. Ho gravely Informed
them that tho mob of autos making for
the speedway would make It Impossible
to approach within two mllos of r. gate.
As a result many took the cars only to
find that It would have been a simple
matter to drivo their machines directly
Into tho spcedwny. When tho miscreant
who started the awful rumor Is found
there are at least a dozen able-bodied
and healthy Omahans -who promlso him
tho limit In corporal punishment
Leach Cross Wins a
Decision Over Watson
SAN DIEGO, Cal., July 5.-lach Cross
won a decision over lied Watson in their
twenty-round fight here Saturday.
Tho decision of referee Jack Itoot was
unpopular with the crowd, which waa
favorable to a draw. Hoth boys wero
In good cndltlon at the end.
SEYMOUR AND PEACOCK
CRICKET TEAMS COMPETE
An inferentlnir came of cricket took
place at Miller park Saturday between
teams captained by Oeorge Peacock and
N. Seymour. For the Peacock team T.
13. Hoyle and Douglas carried off tho
honors, whllo Seymour's team was very
ably supported by Captain Seymour and
A Hoyle. Tho following la tno score:
George Peacock, c Seymour, b Ritchie.. 1
T. B. Hoyle, not out... 23
J. Douglas, c ana n nooms n
D. Pogcrson. c Room, b A. Hoyle 4
E. I.awrenson, c Seymour, b nooms....
V. Pogerson. b A. Hoyle 0
A. L. nick, run out ?
A. Homage, h A. Hoylo 5
S. Thompson, b nooms 0
A. Phelns. C. A. Hoyle. b Ritchie 0
C. Jones, o Collins, b Roome 0
N. Seymour, stumped, b Peacock M
A. Hoyle, b Homage 11
Gcorgo .1. S. Collins, h T. 11. Hoyle 0
w. Ritchie, c ilofierson. u rcacock 7
n. Nalcolm, c Douclas, b Peacock 0
A. Lrfind, o and b T. II, Hoyle 3
A. Rooms, o Homage, b T. P. Hoyle.... B
D. C. Strong, b T. n. Hoyle 7
J. Prooksbank. b Peacock c
J. Slmms, c Douglas, b Peacock n
it. Thompson, b Hoyle 0.
TWO PERHAPS FATALLY
HURT IN MOTOR RACE
TACOMA. Wash., July 5. Coopor, In
an Amorlcan car, won the Montamara-
thon race of 250 miles at tho speedway
this artcrnoon. nert Dlngley and Mech
anician Swanson wero perhaps fatally In
jured when their car turned over. Ding
ley, who wan In second place, was rushed
to the hospital.
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associated with its name elsewhere.
By taking over these new lines, the Finan
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THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES
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WEEK'S LAKE TRIPS
AH Expenses Paid
They hnvo bocomo immonBoly popular vacations,
because tho faro includes both state-rooms and meals
aboard ship, passengers knowing beforehand exactly
what their oxponses will be.
Thon, too, theso cruise are cool and Invigorating,
thoro is no chanco of being disturbed by business, and
they appeal to a high cIubs of patronages soekers of a
complete chango of daliy habit. Tho ports of call in
cludo tho big cities on tho Qreat lakes and somo of the
foromost summer resorts whoro either long or short
stop-offs can bo mado without additional cxpouso.
Thon thero is tho constantly changing panorama ot
passing craft and shipping sceno in fact the Joys,
which, before theso 7 day lako cruises wero inaugu
rated wero known only to wealthy yacht owners.
Tho Chicago Qreat Western, in a constant ondeavor
to popularize its travel servico has undertaken to act
as the Omaha agent of tho lino running those cruises.
We have diagrams of tho boats, can mako reservations
and mlnlmizo the details of a boat trip. Stop in and
let us give you complete dotalls and printed matter ot
tho following trips:
tcn OH Omaha, Chicago, Milwaukee, Mackinac Island,
VDU Uuffalo and return with day for Niagara Falls,
Leave Chicago Saturday; back next Saturday,
ten Oft Omaha. Chicago. Mackinac. Island, the Soo, Ft
3OU.U William. 'Duluth, Owen Hound. Alpena. Leave
Chicago Saturday; back next Saturday.
cn oft Omaha. Chicago, Mackinac Island, Alpena, De-
jpou.u trolt. buffalo, Owen Bound. Leave Chicago
Wednesday; back next Wednesday.
en Oft Omaha, Chicago,. Glenn Haven, Charlevoix, Pe
toakey, Harbor Bprlngs Mackinaw, KtUarney,
Tarry Sound, Colllngwood. Leave Chicago Saturday; back
Cfifl OCi Omaha, Chicago, Oreen Bay, Mackinaw, The
V0"0 Soo. Colllngwood. Parry Sound, North Channel,
Hurbor Springs. Leave Chicago Saturday; back next Sat
Boat may also be taken at Duluth, round trip from
Oet In touch with us for popular outings. It Is our busi
ness to make your trips satisfactory. We want a continua
tion of your patronage and confidence.
I F. BONORDEN, C. I. & T, A.,
1022 For nam Street, Omaha.
Phone Douglas 200.
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