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TREAT JITH FEDS
Owner of Pittsburgh Kationali Sayi
Best Kind of Peace in Bate Ball
World ii in Sight. "
AMERICAN MAGNATES ARRIVE
ni i.i.kti .
SEW YOllK. Dec. 17. At the clone of
a meeting between represnntatlvcs of or
ganised base hall and the Federal lei. sue
at i:& o'clock tcnlght It was announced
the National commission ha been au
thorised to deal with the Federal league
oa the queatlon of peace.
The question will be taken up by th
commission at I o'clock tonight and It
la expected that a tentative agreement
which has been reached will be ratified.
NEW YOrtK, Dee. 17.-IUrney Drey
fus, owner of the Pittsburgh National
tetumed toi'ay from lila conference with
the American league magnates at Chi
cago and declared there will not only be
peace between organised and Independent
Vase ball Interests, but that It will be
the "best kind of pence."
Dreyfus was In a Jovial 'mood when
he reached the hotel where the National
Vague magnates are holding their meet
ing, lie said: "I went. I saw, I con
iiuered. In other words, I aocompllshod
t er thing I attempted toward peace. The
est kind Of peace Is coming." .
America JHaaaatc Arrive. '
The American league men arrived aoon
alter in. In the party were President
lien Johnson of the league; Charles - A.
Comlskey, president of the Chicago club;
J. J. l.aiiiiln. president of the . Boston
Americana; Colonel Jacob Rupport, Jr.,
of the New York club; President B, U.
Minor of the Washington rlub, and a
number of rlub secretaries, ( managers
and other officials.
Johnson and all the other members ef
the party appeared optimistic,' but one
magnate paid the American league was
not at this time committed to any peace
Kaa Far A tray, ftays Han.
Going Into details Pan Johnson e
llalned that he headed the American
league committee and that this commit
tee waa empowered to act finally In the
matter of peace, should it so decide.
lrefus had submitted to him In Chl
cko, he ssld. only tentative, plaits and
as yet the American league was not pre
pared to commit itself.
. Furthermore, lie explained, nothing
could be done until a meeting of the Na
tional association bad been held. This
embraces both the National and Ameri
can leagues and the Association of Minor
Leagues. fter this meeting, he went
on, it it was the consensus of opinion
thnt a conference should be held -with
the Federal league, such action would be
At the National league meeting during
the forenoon the magnates heard Prey-
fuss' report of bis trip to Chicago and
anted to meet American Ivague repre
sentative and all parties Interested in
the peace proposals at t p. m.
Murphy Talks A beet Lease.
CHICAGO, Dee. 17. Charles W. Mur-
phy, former president of the Chloago Na
tlonals. Intimated that there might be
difficulty In1 transferring tbe Cubs to
the North Bide park of the Chicago Fed
"The Cubs have an eighty-year lease
oti the West Side ball park," said Mr.
Murphy. ."Mr. Taft has a half Interest la
the grounds and I have the other half.
If the Nationals try to move to other
grounds some arrangement will have to
be made to pay the rental under the
present lease. The West Bide park is
talued at 1700.000."
VERMILLION, ST". Dec 17-(Bpeclal.)
Negotiations are under way between the
athletic boards of the University of Fouth
3akola and the University of Missouri
for a foot ball game next fall between
the two Institutions at Vermillion. The
otily date open Is one early In the sea
son. If South Dakota's proposition Is ac
cepted by the Mlsaourians, it will be the
bl game of the season on the home
grounds and the date will be chosen aa
Dakota day. the annual gala day on
which the alumni foregather. With Mis
souri on the schedule, as well as Minno
ota, Notre Puns, Crelghtoa and North
Dakota, the Coyotes are In for the most
strenuous seaaoa in the history of foot
ball at Bouth Dakota.
Tlakrr Heels Kaally.
CHICAOO. Dec. lT.-JosePh B. Tinker
nanssvr of the C'hlcaao federal league
Im bll club, realed easily today In the
hospital whre he recently underwent an
iijjrrt'.los fur a kidney ailineoC Hla phy
.iis rrportrd list there had txoea no
Uaewte for aall Mesu
v.dir i u i i i. a
feuLaUon of the statement that it re
quires a big man to make a good pluher.
rrosis Ae-tl V ll ( 1 r Coaah
Dr. King's New Discovery will stop
yuur ccua'ii. The first dose helps. Oood
f .r tliiUrvn. All druggists, hc
FEDERAL LEAGUE MAGNATES WHO BROUGHT 0. B.
TO TIME Top, George S. Ward of the Brooklyn Federals
and Charles Weeghman of the Chicago Federals. Bottom,
Harry Sinclair of the Newark Federals, and President Jame3
A. Gilmore, president of the Federal League.
1 L V - m -or 1 - - V
Chicago May Have
Three Ball Clubs
CHICAOO, Dec IT. A report was In
circulation today , that Chicago would
have three clubs next season under the
reorganisation plan. .
. This report had it that with the
amalgamation of the Federals and Na
tionals here, the American association
would ba allowed to enter Chicago, trans
ferring the Cleveland association club to
the Cubs' old park.
This, It Is said, would take care of the
Nationals' long-term lease on the West
Side park and remove difficulties In the
way of moving the Cubs to Charles
Weeghiuan'a North Bide park.
Injury of Wolgast
is Not Serious
NEW YORK. -Iee. IT. Tha Injury suf
fered by Ad Wolgast In bla bout with
Frank Whitney at Atlanta last Tuesday
night Is not so serious aa to prevent his
fight with Leach Cross here, tonight. To
make sura there would be no cancella
tion of the bout at the last moment, a
physician, acting for the State Athletlo
commission, examined Wolgast and, find
ing he has only a cut on the forehead,
gave him a clean bill of health.
BENDER SAYS HE WILL
STAY WITH KANSAS AGGIES
BEATRICE. Neb.. Deo. lT.-(Speclal )
Johnny Bender, coach of the Kansaa Ag
glea, and at one time a member of the
old Beatrice Creamery ball team, which
was located at Lincoln and this city,
spent a few hours In town Thursday en-
route to Sutton with his family to spend
the holidays with his father. While here
some of Bender's friends mentioned the
vacancy on the Corahusker team made
by the reelsTnatloo of Coach Stletim, but
he stated he waa well satisfied with the
position he now holds, at Manhattan,
AXDERBIIVr CUT HACK
IS 6171 Wit MAY IS
KBW YORK. Itec IT. Announcement
was mad her today that the) aext Van-
Serb lit cup race will be ran at the
Kheepshead Day Bpeadway oa May U
next. It Ws KDderstood that th ran wtu
be M0 mltcei ar UsthUy under that dls-
Vlllaa rrataea MootUb.
Eddie Collins ssys that Miiruger How
land erarrvrs praise ' for tlie way be
Unded lite ( hkago Whit buz la Ihild
place Ibis yeas-
TIIK BEE: OMAHA, SATURDAY. DECEMBER 18, 11)15.
DEAKYNE REPORT PUT IS
Missouri River Engineer Submits
Document Knocking Improve
ment of Upper Stretohis.
SAYS SNAGGING SUFHCIEITT
WASHINGTON'. Dec. 17. (Special Tele
gram.) Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Dea-
kyne of th corps of engineers with
station at K;insaa City, says In a report
on the Missouri river, submitted today
to the houae of representatives, that there
la no adbpted plan for the improvement
of the river from Kansas City . to Sioux
City, a length of about 2s miles. Its
said there waa no commerce at present
In the reach of the river mentioned, ex.
sand that is dredged from the river and
carried to nearby landings, and there
appear to bi no prospects of any ma
terial commercial developments In the
The river is In as good condition to
day as It ever was, but there Is no
through traffic, and only a mall local
commerce, that would not be greatly
benefited by Improvement. The continua
tlon of the snagging now carried on will
permit light-draft vessels to use the
river. If they desire to do so, and there
Is no other form of Improvement that
would give commensurate return a."
The report contains a number of letter
from the Commercial club of Omaha, the
Grain exchange and representative bus)
neaa men of th Qate City urging that
some action be taken to make th river
It will ba recalled that by reason ot
th adverse report made on th river
by Colonel Disakyne, a number f publlo.
spirited cltlaena of Omaha attended an
open meeting In Kansas City in Octeber,
appearing before the Board ot Engineer
for River and Harbor Improvements, and
urged that a recommendation be made
for th Improvement of the Missouri be
tween Kansas City and Florence,
Asaerloaa Of fleer KtlleaV
WASHINGTON. Dec. lT-Captaln FJ
F. Ilobarda. Vnited States marine con'
waa kiilxd today by a fall from hla horse
while on uty witn me expeditionary
fnma near Port Au Prince. Haiti onl
tng to a dispatch to th Navy depart-
Die Wker rl Died.
CmCAOO, Deo. IT. John C. Burke,
notk-eiiian and on -of the beat about i
tlie force, was shwt and killed by robbers
her this afternoon, exactly a month
after th death of hla partner, hillouuu
i . sutoiiell. in a similar manner.
' Seeks Less la wltaerlaaa.
GENEVA. Switserland (Via Paris). Dee
1a. Uvrtnany is rtiorit-il io le alteuipttiit
to rains a loan iu tiwitaerland in order
to relieve exchange, as the uuuk hs
fallen to Iraiic,
IN "RASSLE" MATCH
Tickets Now on Sale Time
Short Prices are to Ee
ALL EYES NOW ON PETERS
Tickets for the Charley Pcters-Kuvaros
wrestling match, which a ill be h?ld under
the auspices of the Omaha Athletic club
at the Auditorium Tuesday nlRht, are now
on sale st the Merchants hotel, and from
the wsy the wrestling fans are gobbling
them up it would cem the match is at
tracting a reat deal of Intercut.
Omaha fans have been hearing the
praises of Charley peters, who halls from
Papllllon, for a long time. Peters has
been known to members of the wreMtllng
fraternity for a number of years, but lis
has never done much profeysHnal wrest
ling becnuse he 1 aa never cared to be
come steadily engaged in the game. As
a result, for a man who lives so close to
Omaha, he is pretty much of a man of
It Is believed he will go' up ag.ilnst a
pretty tough customer In the Oreek. W.
H. Barton, his manager. Htnued the
Stecher-Jjewis match at Kvansvllle, and
he says Kuvaros would laut almost as
lung with Joe as Lewis did. That means
Mr. Kuvaros must be Lome wrestler and
Peters will be hard put to it to win.
The match Tuesday evening will be the
first attempt of the newly organised
Omaha Athletic club in the promotion
line, in case this match la a success It is
the plan of the club to take an active
Interest In the promotion of clean wrest
ling matches, and Omaha will see a num
ber of suoh before the winter pmnes.
The management has decided to make
the price popular all over the house.
Sheep Will Be Fed
In Buffalo County
KEARNEY, Neb , Dec. 17.-(Specll.)-Cold
westher, accompanied by a light
snow, finds the farmers of Buffalo county
in good shape lo meet winter conditions.
An abundance of feed of the tough varie
ties, as well as much corn, bids fair to
lnuke this the banner year of the decade
In cattle and sheep feeding. Already It
la estimated that 30,000 sheep are being
fed In the county or have been contracted
for, and word Is being received every day
by local bankers, as well as other busi
ness men, requesting Information as to
conditions for feeding in this locality.
intimates vary as to the quantity of
corn on hand, as well as alfalfa, butt It
afe to suppose there is at least 200.000
tons ot hay to be disposed ot In the
county and a like number of bushels of
MRS. STELLA PATTERSON
KEARNEY. Neb.. Dee. 17. (Special.)
Alleging that her husband married her
under the assumed nam of Paxton and
that she did not know ot this for sev
eral years, Mrs. Stella Patterson was
granted a divorce here yesterday on the
grounds of cruelty, drunkenness and non-
support. When Judg Hostetler granted
in cecre n specified that Paxton. who
is a Morrill county farmer, pay the de
fendant 1700 alimony and the costs of the '.
ult Two children were given into the
custody of the dependent's sister, Nancy
Paxton, both the mother and father being
allowed to visit them. Paxton, or Patter
eon, made a strong defense against the
allege tlon of the plaintiff and the case
consumed the entire day In district court
ELKS OF GRAND ISLAND
WILL HAVE NEW HOME
GRAND ISLAND. Neb., Dec. 17.-(8p-
claU-The Elka' lodge of this city has a
committee of thirty members out can
vassing th Elks of the Grand Island
lodge for tock subscriptions for a new
building. The organisation already owns
th site and has W.OOO in rash on hand
for this purpose. It Is contemplated to
raise-about sro.ooo, and that the stock
company shall rent the bu'ldtng to the
Elks' lodRe at such a rental aa to yield
a per cent earning. The lodge lias over
409 members. Little Coubt Is manlffest as
to the successful fruition ot the plan.
FILIPINO WITHOUT RELATIVES
IN THIS COUNTRY IS DEAD
KEARNEY. Neb.. Dec lT.-(Speclal
Telegram.) Mellcle D. Guico. a Filipino,
died here today In th stats hospital of
tuberculosis. It Is not known that th
dead man has any relatives In this coun
try. He waa sent her from Omaha. Th
local undertaking firm at whose morgue
th body Is held has th nam ot rela
tive In the Islands, but th cost of a ca
ble announcing th death Is S3 and there
Is n way, It U said, to get a refund of
th money. Nothing has been don to
notify th family.
A "For Sale" ad will turn second-hand
furniture into cash.
Drawn for The Bee by George McManus
TALY GIVES AID
TO BALKAN ARMY
lore Hopeful Feeling in London
When News Comes Rome is
Landing Men in Albania.
FRENCH ARMY IS REINFORCED
LONDON, Dec. 17. There la a
more hopeful feeling In London with
regard to the Balkan operations now
that it Is definitely announced that
the Italians have effected a landing
on the Albanian coast and that the
Anglo-French forces, which have
fallen back toward Salonikl, have
been strongly reinforced with men
and guns, including some heavy
It is not stated bow large a force
the Italians will send to the assist
ance of the Serbians and Monte
negrins, but from the fact that the
official account intimates that land
ings have been made at more than
one port, t is taken for granted that
an army of considerable proportions
Is to be sent across the Adriatic.
Menace Itlgrht Flank.
This, with the Montenegrins, and Ser
bians who escaped from Albania, wiil be
a serious threat to the central powers'
right flank, while they can never -look
on In Idleness to the concentration ot an
army at Salonikl. which at a chosen mo
ment would undertake an offensive, and
to the gathering of Russians In Bes
sarabia. It Is anticipated, therefore, that the
Germans will strike at Salonikl before the
AtiKlo-French forces grow too strong, and
It Is bcjlcved, with that end in view, they
are now negotiating with the Greek gov
ernment. If their plans include the participation
of Bulgarians In ' th attack they are
likely to meet with opposition from
Greece, as Greece Is strongly adverse to
any Bulgarians crossing its frontier.
This applies also to some extent to iho
Austrluns, whose ambitions always have
been for a port on the Aegean, preferably
On the whole, therefore. It Is thought
here that the Greeks might prefer to see
the entente allies remain there until the
end of the war. In fact Lord Robert
Cecil, under secretary of foreign affairs,
said in the House of Commons today that
the Anglo-French plan waa to keep the
central powers from that city In accord
ance with the. wlsho of Greece. -
Reports that th Germans are prepar
ing for an offensive in the west persist,
but thus far there has been little but
artillery engagements and aerial fighting
General Townshend. commanding the
British forces in Mesopotamia, reports
the repulse of another attack at Kut-El-Amara,
sine which the Turks have been
ORIGINAL "UNCLE TOM"
DIES IN SOLDIERS' HOME
BENNINGTON. Vt, Dec, 17.-Danlel
Worcester, who was known as the orig
inal Uncle Tom of the dramatisation of
"Uncle Tom's Cabin," died at the Ver-
mnnt soldiers' horn tonight aged fit
years. Mr. Worcester was said to be ths
last survivor of a company which pro
duced the drama for the first time in
Lowell, Mass., In 1851. He served In the
civil war In the Twenty-seventh Connecti
KINKAID IS CHOSEN FOR
(From a Staff Correspondent.) v
WAPH1VOTON. Dee. 17 Speclai Tel
gram.) At a meeting of the republican
members in congress from Nebraska held
this morning In Judge Klnkald's room In
th house office building, he was selected
as a member of the national republican
eomrresslonal committee, there being but
one sentiment expressed that Judge Kin
kald was th man for th place.
.Now Look; Out.
When a cold hang on. as often hap
pens, or when you hav hardly gotten
over one cold before you contract another,
look out, for you are liable to contract
ome very seilous disease. This succession
of colds weakens the system and lowers
the vitality so that you are much more II,
tie to contrsct chronic catarrh, pneumonia
or consumption. Cur your cold while
you can. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
ha a great reputation. It Is relied upon
by thousands of people and never disap
points them. Try It It only cost a quar
ter. Obtainable everywhere Advertise
Sir Mnrj Urey Heats.
LONDON. Dec. 17. Sir Edward Grey
the British foreign secretary, la again
taxing a real in tne country. His place
at the foreign office is being filled by
the Marquis of Crewe, lord president of
Captala of Foot Ball Teas.
Charles ktorlarty, atar halfback on the
IcntiHt Hltrh school root ball team, wa
elected captain fur He la a junto
and has starred In both foot ball an
track since enterlna; the school. He 1:
c lit sin of the UH track team and lunio
class president, and holds an of flea ir
Ui cadet reimeut
HOLLAND GOES TO
Owner of St. Joseph Accepts Posi
tion of Business Manager of
American Association Team.
KEEPS INTEREST IN J0ET0WN
Jack Holland, owner of the St. Jo-
soph Western league club, will . become
bus'ness manager of the Kansas City
American association club. Holland was
recently made an offer by Georg Te
beau and yesterday he accepted the
Holland will buy a Mock of stock In
the Kay See club and will take on active
part In Us affairs. He will have nothing
to do with the management of the team
Itoelf, that position still being retained
by Dnnny Shay.
Holland will appoint a buMneps man
ager for the St. Joseph club to take
charge of the business affairs. Denny Sul
livan, recently appointed, will take the
field management of the team.
The move to Kansas City will In no
The Skating's Good
Thjjit nipping cold Thursday night fixed tho waters
for some good skating Saturday and Sunday.
SPORTING GOODS DEPARTMENT, Men's Store
We can't think of any name but BABY for the doll we are go-'
ing to give away this week. '"':
If you girls want to see the prettiest, sweetest baby doll in all
the world. Just come down to The Bee office this week and see
"BABY" you'll be glad you came. Just to look at her.
Everything about her looks "BABY;" her dress, shoes, halr
cheeks, mouth, everything is Just dear, innocent, pink BABY.
Wouldn't you like to hold her In your arms Just a wee moment?
And think of it she is going home with one of you next week, to
be ALL YOUR OWN. How harpy that little girl will be.
Mil be, tlutt IXUe girl is Yon.'
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YOU CAN SEE " BABY" AT THE BEE OFFICE.
way affect Holland's present status as a
Western league magnate. He will con
tinue to be the owner and controller of
the club for the present although he
probably would be quite willing to sell If
he could find anybody who would buy.
Three ltvtrpee tiranted.
KEARNEK, Neb., Dec' 17.-( Special Tel
egram.) Thre divorces were granted here
today by Judge Hostetler in the last
grind of the present term of court. Non
support, cruelty and desertion were the
pleas, and no alimony was asked or or
dered In any one of the cases. Hallie
Isdoll was legally separated from Edwanl
l8.1ell and her maiden name of Young re
stored, while Mary E. Pcttit got a decree
from Peter Pettlt and Minnie L. McKVr
rln was likewise granted a divorce from
Paul D. McFerren.
A Room for the Roomer, or a Roomer
for the Room. Be Want Ads Do th
I.am and Bankers Meet.
Tonisht the Crelghton Laws' basket
ball squad will meet the Omaha Nationnl
Banks. Lnst year ti e two teams wer
rather evenlv matched when the Law
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men. but in the Commercial league the
banisters were handicapped by bavin?
several stars barred, with the result that
tlie Bankers carried off victory.
Now You Will Want Skates
Boys' and Men's Cast Steel Skates. 40c
Boys and Men's Nlckle Plated
Boys' and Men's hardened Skates. $15
Boys' and Men's tempered Skates $1.85
Boys' and Men's Tempered Skates,
Ribbed Blade $3.00
Girls' and Women's Skates, 95c, $1.25
The boys and girls have been telling
Santa Claus here that they want
skates for Christmas.
Two more beautifully
drer.Hed dolls, but not so
large as "Baby," will be
given as second and third
-Baby" will "be rlrea
to th little atL
nada 10 yeara of ags,
tuat brings er mail B
the largest aaube of
doll's pictures eat oat of
tho Dally and Sunday
Be before 4 p. m. Satur
day, Ieembr 18.
Her picture will be in
The Bee every day this
week. Cut them all out
and ask your friends to
save the pictures in
their paper for you, too.
See how many pictures of
"BABY" you can get, and be
sure to turn them In to The
Bee office before 4 p. m.
Saturday, December 18.
If you don't win this
Dollie, perhaps you can
get one next week.
Only one doll will be
given to any one person.
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