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FOR OMAHA CLUB
Finton Whalen, Shortitop, Procured
ind Nf gotiationi for First
; Backer Under Way.
BOTH FEOM THE TRI-STATE LOOP
That the Omaha rlub has procured
tha relet of one player and la angling
tor tha release of another on from
he Trl-Ktete league teamn, la avlln?
.omlnff from the (. Tlnton Whalen,
a ahorUtop from ITarrlabutit, Ta., htt
already Wn obtained rod nrcotlatlona
are under way to bring; Oecirge Boyle,
ft rat bajteman from Allentown, Pi ,
Whalen i a fiery, red-headed yotilh.
who hit .17 with llnrlkbiirg lst ,year
and atood iTond among the ahortdtopa
of the IriiKue In flrldlnif. He la aald
lo be a very fair Inflrlder and hlft record
In tha Trl-aiate, which la a Claaa D or
'lanisation. la above average.
IJoyle, tha firat aackcr, la reputed ti
be a better buy than Whalen. Laat
fall Doyle reported to Uannger Charley
Pooin of the Philadelphia Xationala for
a tryout.. but he declared hl reception
waa of aurh unimpaaaloned uallber that
he quit In, a huff. The newly appointed
manager of the Phillies. Pat Moran, haa
offered Boyle another trial, but Boyle
aveerta that love nor money nor supreme
court order riwlJ get him Into the city
of Philadelphia, let al'me pUy with the
National league club there,.
till Alleatowu Preperty. .'
Therefore a Allentown atlll retalna
title on Mr. Doyle, negotlatlona tp. die-
' ve of that, youth to title elty wei-f
entered Into. Whether Poyte Will conf
here or not la still a bit uncertain, but
the Allentown mac nates bellve tha,t a
satlffartory deal can bo engineered.
Omaha secured some tlmo ago a sec
end baseman, Plok Preen, from VtU-a
In the New York btale teagtw,. also
a nana II organisation. If a hew third
baseman la obtained the entire Infield
wilt be composed of new players.
Gilmore Says Suit
Base Ball Issues
CHICAGO, Jan. I. Summonses were
lasurd today for owners of the sixteen i
clubs In the National and . 'American
leagues and members of the National
Base Pall commleelon to appear before
Judge K. M. Lanrfle of the United states
district court here on January 20, tbe
date set for hearing of the Injunction
sought by the Federal league In Its bill
filed yesterday, charging that organised
base bull was' operating In violation of
the Kherman antMrust law.'
The Injunction asked seeks to restrain
the twenty-one defendants named In the
MU as constituting the "base ball trust,"
from tempering with players 'now under
Federal league contract and from Inter
ferrlng In any manner with the opera
tions of the lesgue.
James A. Gilmore, president of the
Federal league. In a statement today,
said that the suit would wipe out the
smaller cases now pending between the
Federal . and Organized base ball and
determine In one action all differences
now eilstlng between the rival leagues.
"One of the most pleasing feature of
the bill," read President Ollmore'e state
ment. ' waa the opportunity presented to
determine all lcssl difficulties between
Organised basn ball and the Federal
league before the United States district
court. , B)' so Jolng the legal contro
versies during the playing season will be
eliminated and the Interest In the game
of bass ball will not be Impaired by un
necessary court proceedings."
North and South
Whisters in Lead
'onh anfl south players were In the
majority as winners at the Prairie Park
1 Vhlpt rlub meeting, when the following
tesults were tabulated:
KAST AND WEPT TLAVEnS.
AMxitl and 8tnnrt.
Kilts aixl Martin
it" k end l.ucke.'.
'I'll ejid Rowland..
Iliuie sixl Hiawnross.r,
)U and RuM ii. . , ,.
NUUTIl AND BUL'Tll P1.AYKHH
Wtrmers; - . -
1'iit'iii snd Reynolds. .., . l-7
M:kler an4 titnthol...... 15.7
''Mi-I!y nd IhIb. ., jj-7
Wll.i tn l iSlorrts ...,.. n 1 &-T
l,r(.-t-tiivr and Jrfrrles i-T
J Jiwrs: ' ' '
Vsniun and H-IU..; ,.....,.,. I J-T
Prtrson and lur..'..,i....,..j.i..:,l I-T
New York Club May
.Quit National Body
NEW YORK, Jan. Developments In
the controversy between the registration
committee ef the Metropolitan associa
tion of tbe Amateur AChletle Union, and
the athletlo committee Jbf the New York
Atliletla club, which culminated last night
In a threat on tbe part of the chairman
of the 'club commutes to propose that the
New Tork ' AthUtlo club withdraw from
the national body, were anxiously
awaited today In local amateur athletlo
circles. , '
The first move was expected to be
made late today when Matthew P. Hat
pin, chairman of the New Tot k Athletlo
club's athletlo committee, haa announced
that be will call a meeting of his commit
tee to consider a resolution to urge the
governors of the club to withdraw- from
TAX REFUND BILL
Minimum Eaiied in Case of Small
Coropaniei Who Settled After
IRRIGATION LAND UNIT FIXED
CONVICT TAKEN TO ASYLUM
HER20G SAYS WINGO. WILL
PLAY WITH CINCINNATI REDS
CINCINNATI. Jan., :rlvy Wlngo. the
St.. Louis National league,, catcher, will
play wlththe CbiclnnaU team next 'sea
son, accordtng to an announcement by
Maaaaor Hersog ef the loeaMilub today.
M ingo was reported to have- signed a
Federal leag-ue contract some months ago.
Srheaele MeeJIagr Meat Meatk.
' The sprtna schedule neetlns? of the Na
tional league will be held In New York
on February f. . -'J
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-OJWWBli,.M wmmit. 1 I nil HI 1 S
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Thursday, January 7th
we rsln our Semi-annual aale
Mni'Mn Milrt. Vou will find in
our iltk'k the tmt selmtlon Of these
dish arade entrt tlist we have ever
linwn. Many of the patterns are
new a.nit t9 nevt-r been Ulspla)sd
lit On,ha before. '
bti. soft ami stiff cuffs
f-lal-.l (i.-eoins and inui.lro.iiii pirate, and ehort stiff boavnis
tlth plsin bosoms
soft srul stiff cuffs with
lllff buonm. Tl,i im am
ti'in tuuttv 10 singly youmeir wuli shins tor tlis next six months at irkta
i j niu. s ir,an yuu iy fur cheap shirts. t
Prlcaa are as fellows:
T! JO Fhtrts at .gl.tl ItlOAPMHsat
ii i r i, iris at ....sum I Is 60 t-lilrts at se
ii Hi) hhirts Mt I. iS I t 00 Hiirts at '... J. Si j
12.1.0 elilrts at., IIM I li.OOrbliu at I.....4J.S
11 00 Ph
it 10 t-l.
00 Hurts at.
U 00 r bills at.
UNUSUAL REDUCTIONS IN CLOTHING.
FURNISHINGS AND HATS
WASHINOTON. Jan. .Spec!al Tele
gram.) Congressmsn Bloan today Intro
duced a bill that cannot fail to be popular
with hundreds of small companies which
have felt the strons; bsnd of the Income
tax law. Mr. Hindu's bill authorises the
Treasury department to refund not more
than 40 to corporations which, during
the year 1914, 'had been delinquent and
had compromised with the government
on a baals of IMA. In the beginning small
corporations like the farmers insurance
companies, the farmers telephone com
panies end like associations who were
called upon by the Treasury department
to report their Income taxes, but ha.
failed to do so were mulct by the Treas
ury department on a basis of 150 for
such failure. .
Later on. after a great many of these
email corporations he4 settles the Treas
ury department reduced the minimum to
110 notwithstanding that a large number
of delinquent companies had settled on a
basis of M. Naturally those who settled
on the last- mentioned basis want a part
of their money back. And as It requires
congressional action Representative
Moan baa Introduced a bill remedying a
very apparent defect In the law or In the
department' original ruling.
n. Wkat Vmtt hall Be.
On the Issue rained, between the secre
tary of the Interior and the land, owners
In Nebraska holding under' the Laramie
unit of the North Platte Irrigation
project. Judge Klnkald stated today that
Secretary Lane had decided that 300 acrea
ahatl be the unit for land owners and
that eighty acres, shall be the unit for
homesteaders and. newcomers.. He sail
the secretary hd ruM that eighty acres
would be the maximum for water users.
The maximum price to be paid on the
MO unit ha been fixed by the secretary
at IS. The land owner Insist that the
price should be higher, but the secretary
decided that this price should obtain
until time had demonstrated whether It
was too low.
IIOMor for Gilbert.
John Ulloert of Friend, Neb.,' who pre
sented to ths United States government
a herd of buffalo, elk and deer, now en
Joying the freedom of the Niobrara na
tional preserve, will be honored by a. tab
let aver thr entrance to tha preserve In
dicating tbe donor. The question of the
tablet and Its fitting- recognition of gen
erosity on ths part of Mr. Gilbert was
arrangsd by Congressmen Sloan and
Klnkald. the donor residing . In Mr.
rMoan's district, whllo the preserve Is lo
cated la Judge Klnkald a district.
Ceamlteea to Clash.
The Irrigation and the powerful appro
priations, committee of the house will
lock horn tomorrow before Speaker
Clark over the question as to whicji com
mittee shall have the right to report a
bill appropriating funds for the various
Irrigation projects. The Laramie unit Of
the North Flatt project ha been ac
corded an estimate by. the secretary of
the Interior for 90o,000 to be spent during
tbe new fiscal year. The question nat
urally arises which committee shall dis
pense the money. Judge Klnkald, being
the ranking minority members on the
Irrigation committee, Insists that the bill
shall be handled by his body, and there
Omaha Mat Fans
Get Stung When -
" Joo Steoher Wins
Salratore Franco, Sent Up from
Nuckolli County, Found to Hare
- Lost Kit Speech.
FEW PAROLES GRANTED .HOW
(From a Htaff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Jan. .-(Speclal.)-On tho
order of Governor Morehead. which was
Issued upon the recommendation of the
prison physicians, galvatore Franco, who
1 serving a fifteen-year sentence for j
murder, has been transferred from the
penitentiary to the Lincoln asylum.
Franc was received at the state prison
December 29, 1914, having been com
mitted from Nuckolls county. What the
doctor term a lesion located In the motor j
area ef the convict's brain haa robbed
him of the faculties of speech and hear- j
ing, In addition to disturbing his mental i
Preferred Stork laereasvd.
M. K. Smith A Co. of Omaha has
filed an amendment to It articles of In
corporation with tha secretary of state.
Increasing Us preferred stock by 1.20,000,
which make the total authorised Mock
lasue of the company l,u00,000.
. Phono Appllcatloa.
Tha application of the Lincoln Tele
phone and Telegraph' company to dis
continue It exchange at- Goehner haa
been set for a hearing at Seward on Jan
uary 13, by order of the railway com
mission. The exchange is 'small and the
company proposes to serve the Ooehner-
ites over rural lines connected with other!
The commission ha granted the appli
cation of the Lincoln company to reduce
Its toll rata between Hastings and Hol
stetn from SO cent to 18 oents. i '
' Weald Go to Arsay SeTsool, .
Captain H.F. Elaasser' of Omaha of
tha Fourth Infantry of tbe National
guard, has applied to Adjutant General
Hall to be appointed to the army service
school of the llna for lMs-19. Tho gov
ernment pay member of tho guard that
attend this school tho sum ef Jl a day
and provide their sustenance.
Poor Ttaa to Go Fro.
The board of pardon and parol la
not much Inclined to release prisoners at
this time of tbe year, when they may
have difficulty In finding employment.
Hence It la not likely that many of the
fifty odd applications for parole that
come before the board at Its monthly
meeting Thursday, will be granted. The
board' policy In this matter finds an
exception, where the petitioner has frlnds
who give' assurance that the man freed
will be given employment.
'i Apoeal la Deaglae Case.
Fran Plttrlck of .Madison county hss
appealed to tha supremo court from a
Judgment rendered for tho defendant In
hi case aa-alnst William O. Reeves for
1000 dunaas for Injuries rocevted In an
alleged nssault with an Iron poker.
Reeves contend that he used tho weapon
referred to only In self defense and after
the plaintiff had threatened his life.
Men Who Defied N
a Posse All Night
Make Their Escape
OREGON, III., Jan. C After barrica
ding themeelvea In a fishorman' shack
on an Island In the Rock river near here
and defying all night a, poasa of d-puty
slierlffs who. sought to arrest them la
connection with robberies of auramer cot
tages, two man. believed to be Joseph
Boyer, an ex-convtct. and Harry Sheftler,
escaped from the Island today and were
pursued by the posse Into a forest on
ths river bank.
The wo men before escaping had
driven the officers from the Island with
threats to shoot. Dogs were set on the
trail through the woods and Inhabitants
of nearby village warned that a man
hunt was oil
LOSS FUNDS MOYED
Minister of De Facto Government,
on Contrary, Declares Eemoral .
of Gold Improperly Done. -
MElfoS DENIES BANKRUPTCY
WASHINGTON. Jan. .-Solon Menor,
the Haitlen minister, Issued a long state
ment giving his government's version of
the recent removal of $100,000 In gold from
the National Bank of HalU and it
transportation to New York on board the
United States gunboat Machla. A" for
mal protest In regard to the Incident al
ready has been submitted to the State
department, where Mr. Menor I received
as tho agent of the de acto government,
although the present regime In HaiU has
not been recognised by the United States.
Officers of tho bank applied to the
Washington government for permission
to send these fund to New Tork aboard
the Machtaa because there was no other
means of transportation available. They
contended that their object in getting the
money out of the country was to prevent
it from falling Into the hands of the gov
ernment now In. control of the country
which they feared might r.ot be perma
nent. - ....
Charges Improper Removal.
The minister In his statement charged
that the funds were improperly removed
and that officers and men of tho Machla
actually took the gold from tho bank and
put it aboard the gunboat. He also
charged that an Investigation of the bank
disclosed that Instead of ri.OOO.OOO being
in the vaulta there was only about 1160.-
000, and he added that a Judicial Investiga
tion was now In progress. . "'
The minister .vigorously denied that
Haiti was bankrupt or that the govern-
Iurtnx II, icuislner tit this
week our Knit-annusJ learanc sals of
rraura'ly e l of our t'iuth in-, Kurnisljlnsa ami Hats continue.
si"u i-i'icuu u onicaiu m i ute,! iiueui or the siore.
' feesaoWy Ag & Chuw
415 &. loth
Thirty Omaha mat fans went to Fre
mont Tuesday night and bscked Adolph
Ernst, known for the occasion as Otto
Carpenter, to beat Lodge's famous wrsa.
tier. Joe 15 techs r. Joe banged Mr. lar
yenter upon the' pads twice In succession,
snd onte of the fsns had to borrow to
Ernst la a classy heavyweight froro
fan Antonio who has chalked up a long
record of wins la the eight or nine years
he has been tumbling about tbe mat.
Th Omahans sent him to Fremont under
the name of Carpenter and went with
him to cleaa out the farmer boys. But
they knew not alt the w Ilea of the wres
tling game, and perhaps did not count
on the prowe of Hen. Jos. the corn
1 &techer and Ernst, yclept Carpsntor.
pounded about the mat for one hour and
eleven tulnuua. whsn 8techer faateoed
hia soissori gad arm tack oa ha opoa-
ent and glued hint to the canvas. The
. mil room w,ni oniy aevea minutes, as
III was nearly trala time.
At that rHecher is sbme demon sad sp
tpeaxa able to throw any mieatlrr or bis
a'laa bo hss snown his head above the
tremor f ir these oiau.y tuuvus.
ment had any intention of using the
funds for any purpose other thsn the
retirement of paper money.
"If the financial and economic situation
of the republic of Haiti has suffered from
the European war,',' said the minister, "It
is a misfortune in which , Is hss no
monopoly, for the most prosperous na
tions are affected by this occurence so
grevlmtr fnr everyone. Unt It Is unrea
sonable that the o-catled capitalists
have wished to. profit by this exceptional
crlsl' to speculate with funds which do
not belong to them and pretending to
Impose upon the state of Halt! a control
which assails its Independence and its
constitution; excites a policy of strangula
tion Incompatible with the so-much-
sought after Fan-American eollCarlty and
which Is neither generous nor reassuring
to the other rspubllca of Latin America."
Chicago Wheai Mart
on aDecline, With
CHICAGO, Jan. t-For the first time
since the beginning of 1016, the wheat
market today started ata decline as
compared with the previous- night: Open
ing quotation thl morning were down
'iS.o to 1W14C, The reaction was at
tributed largely to a dlspoeltlon among
leading trader to . advocate ' decided
cautiousness in buying on such a rsdlcwr
advance as hsd been witnessed during the
last week. . .i i . i.
Notwithstanding lively rail! the mar
ket at no time today got a high- a the
top figure of yesterday; but neither did
the setbacks extend se far a happened
In yesterday's mors violent change. -
Speculative ownois did good deal of
profit taking, grower continued to hold
back for higher price and export call
wn noticeably slower than of laU. The
market closed unsettled at a decline Of
IVto to lWfflHJ net with May at ll.ST'W
IWttn KTamAfl f n Tavana1 t VtnAriwS
ag. v sa.au va a, V 1 aalfa 4J Iv U-g ft
Unanimously Loses Out at Hands
of tho Upper Body.
F0UET HDEFEAT FOR PRESIDENT
: WASHINGTON. "Jan. .-Th nomina
tion of Ewlng C. Bland of Kansaa City
to be United States ' maMhal for the
westers district of Missouri waa rejected
by the senate late today by unanimous
Bland's i is. the" fourth nomination re
jected by the senate in th elaec few weeks
in the appointment dispute that has de
veloped between the president and ths
senate over recess appointment.' Bland
was appointed by the president after the
fall recess, although the vacancy in' ths
marshal's office occurred before tho sen'
ate adjourned in October. '
' It wag upon this case that the Judiciary
committee based its action In naming a
subcommittee to Inquire into the aothor
ity of the president to make , races ap
pointment to fill vacancies created dur
ing a session of th osenate.
Senator Reed of Missouri said tonight
that 'the subcommittee was considering
the matter informally and would meet in
the nea future. y. ( . .
LIVE ALLIGATOR IS -,
SENT BYPARCEL' POST
PORTLAND. Ore Jan'. i ,-A 'irtll
live alligator sent' by parcel . post all
the way from New Orleans Ja th newest
resident- of the city' oo. The reptile
waa received by Mis Vlvlann Da Lory,
'a public chool teacher, who presented
it to the city.
Bothnia Gulf Road
(STOCKHOLM, Sweden. Jan. . (Via
London.) The railroad encircling the
Gulf ef Bothnia, the northern extension
of the Baltic sea, was vlrtuallly com
pleted today. Up to the Present time
there has betn a gap ef ten miles over
which passengers from'. Stockholm to
Petrogred had to travel. Now this dis
tance haa been reduced to halt a mile.
The Russian Una runs to a point oppo
site the Swedish station at Karungl
Here passengers leave the train and go
half a mile over the f rosea Tornea river.
Thl. instead ( the previa us Journey be
tween the towa of Torae and Hapar
end, a distance of tea mile.
Th new arrangement Is working very
well. Between Ma) and M0 passengers
mak the trip dnlly. th uncertalntiea of
tea ma hip travel between the Swedish
coan snd Russian peris near retrogred
having, of course. Influenced many trav
elers te seleot the land route. Heavy
freight e'io ta being moved overload
witu little d'y. '
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