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m DEAR PELUOVV
THE VTOCK MARKET
CLOtE.b AT THREE?
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KIND OF WORK
IT ISN'T WORK
1X A ENTUE
MAN'S VOCATION -
MUST DO A GIG
TOO ARE THE
ONLN ONE LEFT
TO COMETO TERMS
Champion's Manager Wires to Mil
wankee Promoter Coming
ORIGINAL OFFER STILL GOOD
MILWAUKEE. Wis.. Pee. 30.-"Am
ready to do business w'th you. Meet me
In Chicago." This waa the wording of a
telegram dated New Orleans from Tom
Jones, manager for Jess Wlllard, to Tom
lAndrews. local boxing promoter, this
Jones also wired that It was Impos
sible to do anything with Tommy Burns
In the way of closing the proposed WU-Idrd-Fulton
match at New Orleans.
Andrews says his original offer of
V5.000 for staging the bout In Milwaukee
still stands. He expects to meet Jones in
Chicago Into Saturday or on Sunday.
PITTSBURGH'S NEW MANAGER A
Craig or Porter
Detroit May Buy ,
CLEVELAND. O., Dee. SO. It was re
ported in base ball circles today that F.
D. Craig or H. J. Porter, or both, of De
troit . may buy the Cleveland American
league base ball club.
Efforts will be made, however, by the
bankers' committee, which is handling
the affairs of the owner, Charles W. Bom
ers. to interest Cleveland capital in the
purchase of the club. It was admitted
today that there is not much hope of this
plan succeeding. ,
If no local buyer appears the tip was
etrong today that the Detroit men wbuld
President B. B. Johnson was still here
today trying to help the bankers put over
a deal for the tale of the club. He ex
pected to take up negotiations by wire
with President Ben Minor of the Wash
ington club regarding the sale of three
players, who It la reported Minor has of
fered Cleveland. These are said to be
First Baseman Oandll, Second Baseman
Morgan and Pitcher Bochlinr.
r - ' - A
t Ian Gordon I.earue.
1st. 2d. 3d. Tot
Lowdon no itit i:jj 4i:t
Dunn US U'T lm; 36!
Parker 179 liil-iat 4.H
Durran 119 1 1z 3W
lalcolm ....120 13S 116 3.4
Totals 67ft 73) 629 aX'6
W. J. Hlalop.m
Jimmy Callahan, the new manager of
the Pittsburgh Pirates, Is one of the few
born leaders In base ball and has already
made a hit with the fans in the Smoky
City. And all this before the start of the
season. One of aCllahan's first acts as
manager was to appoint Honus Wagner
of the team. Wagner Is the idol of the
Pittsburgh fans and many of them
wanted to see him in Fred Clarke's
shoes, but It is said that Wasner did not
care to take the responsibility incident
Co a managership.
Callahan Is a good business manager
sa well as a handler of men and hes the
nack of drawing out the beat playing
ability of the me nunder him.
Totals 6M TL'rt tKl 2101
1st. 2d. 3d. Tot
A. V. Hislon.UK 134 lWt 431
ornes l.lti 117 140
O. Dunn Ktt V.A i: 3I'.'
I-eurhors ....V. 119 240 4t
B. Watson. .161 142 144 4:17
Totals 6r& m K13 21,-fi
TAM 'O CHANTERS.
1st. 2d. Sil.Tot
Young 1?5 1,T 118 42R
Mulr 144 147 1M 3!f.
Christie ....150 Kg v.M 4.1s
larke 179 174 147 &V
falconer ...166 lti9 149 4S4
Totals 774 833 678 SS
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Time for Big Stake
Earl Caddock from his home at Anita.
Ia telephoned The Bee that he was
ready to take on Charlie Peters any time
at sny terms the Papillion lad might sug
gest. He said he would wrestle him any
time within the next six weeks, winner
take all and would wrestle for a side bet
of from $1,000 to 15,000.
This side bet Offer Is made by Henry
Carey of Anita, wealthy stockman, who
Is backing Caddock in his matches.
Caddock fays he prefers to wrestle In
Coumll Bluffs, because that would be
handier for his followers, who come from
sll over western Iowa.
Pete Barron Wins
Highest Honors in
The two days' play of tho Interstate
Chess tournament, on at the rooms of the
Omaha Chess and Checker club, closed
t midnight Wednesday, Nebraska defeat
Ing Iowa. 18',4 to 13V4 points. Eight around
the table games were played, Pete Bar
ron of North Platte winning six games.
Of the other two games he lost one and
the other was a draw. The complete
score of the players for the two days
DISCOVERER OF JACK
JOHNSON MEETS DEATH
PAN FftANClSCO, Dec. SO.-lIenry
"Pop") Blanken, whose Six-Mile house
at San Bruno. Cal., was a training camp
for many light champions and who laid
claim to the discovery of Jack Johnson.
lied today after an illness of several
reks from peritonitis. He was 71 years
Pod" Blanken's place was training
quarters at various times for Peter Jack
ion, John L. Sullivan. James J. Corbett,
Joe Chownaki. Joe Gans. Jack Johnson
Uui Ruhltn and scores of less prominent
fighters in the "old days." 'Pop" knew
thorn all and until ten years ago he was
the center of the fighting circle which
congregated about tho camps at San
Blanken was born In Germany, came to
California In 1&7 and opened the Six-Mile
house on the Fouth of uly. 1876. He is sur
vived by a daughter, Mrs. George Bur
TWO MINOR EASTERN
BOSTON. Tec. 30. A merger of the New
England league and the Eastern aisocl
ation, both class B organisations waa de
rided upon at a meeting of base ball In
teresta held In this city today. The new
league will consist of ten clubs. Including
Lynn, Lawrence, Lowell, Worcester and
Portland of the New England league, and
five clubs to be selected from the Eastern
It was announced that the owners of
he Fltchburg. Manchester and Lewi ton
ciuoa or ine iw uigiana league, wmcn
will be dropped from the new organisation
would be given an opportunity to enter
the combination if they desired.
of the eastern clubs to be taken Into
t'ie new organisation It as said that be
tJl fpr ngneld and Hertford, It was
liktly that New Haven, New London and
iUidgeport would be selected.
Wire Tappers Get
from Cattle Man
CHICAGO, Dec. 80. Wire tappers al
leged to be operating in a suburb of Chi
cago, swindled Vincent Baer, a wealthy
tockman of Midland. Tex., out of tao.uw
on a fake horse race scheme, according
to reports to the police today.
The swindlers. It was said, met Baer in
Kansas City, where some wagers were
made on races, and later their acqualnt-
nce was renewed Jn Cincinnati. The
men who got his money, Baer charges, are
Edward A. Alexander and Charles -.
Baer and his two companlens came to
Chicago on Christmas day. It was re
ported; the wires were "tapped" and
Baer waa told that every bet had been
won. He turned over IM.OOO to the two
men and all three left for Cincinnati,
whence they were to go to Lexington to
collect their winnings. Baer saia lie
missed his friends enroute and has not
seen either of ttiem or his 120,000 since.
W, S. Gilman
(. M. Sharrard...
E. M. Habin
P. J. Barron
A. W. Kollmann.
K L. Hinman...
W. L. D
W. T. Finney 2
Cut to 300 Miles
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. Dec. 30. The
annual Indianapolis Motor Speedway
automobile race will be rim only 300 miles
on May 30, 1916, Instead of 500, as for the
last five years, according to the entry
blanks which were sent out today.
The purse for the race 1 ase been cut
from M,0(0 to $30,000, the first prize being
fixed at $12,000. There will be ten
prizes, the same aa in former years.
Under a new ruling, five cars of the
same make may be entered in the race,
In addition to a factory team of three
cars, two additional cars of the same
name may be entered by Individuals not
connected with the factory.
NO RACING OR GAMING
AT TIAJUANA ANY MORE
BAN . FRANCISCO. Dec. 30. Mexican
authorities either will prevent the opening
cf the race track and Casino at Tlajuana,
Lower California, New Year's day or It
will be closed soon afterwards, accordin
to a message received today by G. 8.
r'eguln, Mexican vice consul here, from
C. Rulx, subdirector of consulates of th
Mexican state department. The message,
which was in answer to a speUflc Inquiry
on the question, added that Carranza will
also stop the sale of liquor.
When a severe cold settles on the lungs
it la called bronchitis. There la danger of
lta leading to broncho pneumonia, and for
this reason it 's always best to go to
bed and take Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy as directed until well along towards
recovery. Mr. Charlea E. Woodard, andy
Creek. N. T.. writes: "Chamberlain
Cough Remedy cured me of bronchltl
last fall. When I be .-an using It I waa ao
hoarse at times that it was difficult for
ma 1o speak above a whisper. I reported
to the use of this valuable medicine an
found It very soothing and healing.
a week's time I was well." Obtalnabl
very where. Advertisement.
American Express Co.
1st. 2d. 3d. Tot.
Brown 17 U.l K'4 44f)
hruegman ..13 116 145 S.7
I.lplnaki ....l:C I...I 1(K 3 1
Straw US 112 107 337
Swift 1 1 1N 410
Totals 7? W.9 SS5 20X0
1st. 2d. 3d. Tot
Grelsser ....118 112 107 3.17
Maurer 139 1.18 1S 442
Pickard 151 149 119 419
Rhea ISO 128 176 4.3
Holllnghead 140 lil 137 439
Totals f 180 703 2090
Rhodes ....ISO 137 147
Zlmmer ..Tlnil KV1 l1."
Puff 106 151
Fried 144 14.
Holmes ....144 1?4 110
Handicap 1 2ti 26
Total ..72 741 684 U41
1st. 2d. 3d. Tot.
Stone 131 140 100 431
Hoirlnnd ...171 1S7 142 470
Keller 215 178 157 5i0
Noland ....173 156 10 609
Olson 166 153 il 621
Total ...856 784 841 2481
1st. 2. 3d. Tot
I land. cap -H
Total ..707 W7 7u3 2096
1st. 2d. 81. Tot.
Crimean ...ImJ 196 IMi 614
Scanned ..177 1S5 m 4!3
East ham ..167 158 US 451
Kelson .... 78 133 In srt
Conrad ....122 147 134 403
Total ..7i4 819 718 2241
1st. 2d. 3d. Tot.
Boucher ...ISO 174 16 540
lenders ...145 116 13 If'
Nixon 96 115 104 815
Ixiwrev ....159 r.7 l' 31
Shields ....154 224 166 644
Tots!.. 7I!4 756 7M 2191
1st. 2(1. 3d. Tot.
.154 145 118
.114 K6 100
.146 123 MS
.10 176 157
.160 118 96
Total ..733 733 625 2097
Building in Butte
Wrecked by Bomb
BUTTB, Mont.. Dec. 30. The head
quarters of the local branch of the Sal
vation Army located in a dowtown build
ing owned by the- Army, was damaged
early today by an explosion of dynamite.
The explosive blew out the entire store
front of the building and shattered glass
In a hotel and number of stores across
Large boxes of Christmas toys and
other materials given the Army by de
partment stores for the Christmas cel
ebration to be held tomorrow night were
blown Into the street.
Adjutant L. A. Reno, in charge of the
work here, said he had no theory today
as to why dynamite should be exploded
n the Army's build In.
J Oscar E., and Lawson W. Weddle were
each given an eighty-acre tract, and the
daughters, Sarah Brlahy, Iconore Col-
glazer and Gertrude Harris, were given
forty acres each. There was $5,0J0 in
life insurance and about $10,000 In per
sonal property, which will probably take
care of all the .debts including the mort
gages on the real estate.
Orange Trees Wear
Mantle of Snow;
IX)S ANGELES. Cal.. Deo. SO.-Pawn
today revealed at many points In the
southern California citrus fruit district
the remarkable spectacle of orange trees
mantled with snow. It waa a scene
which, according to the oldest residents,
had not bean witnessed -in many years,
but temperatures did not range below
S2 degrees, and the orange crops suffered
Pn6w fell In Hollywood, a suburb of
Los A a iteles. although It rained In the
city Itself. It also fell In San Bernardino.
Riverside, Altadera. a foothill suburb of
Tasadena; Rlalo, nioomlngton and other
places In the heart of the citrus region.
but melted rapidly under a steady rain.
The ralleys stretching eastward tn River
side and Ban Bernardino counties are
Rain was falling before nooa through
Boar stomach ladlaeatton Cared.
Tour stomach and bowels need clean
ing out. Dr. King's New Ufa Pills give
quick relief. Only 26c. All drugglsU.-Ad-vertlsement.
Wool Crop Worth
WASHINGTON. Dec. 30. Wool pro
duction in the United States during 1916
was estimated today by the Department
of Agriculture at 2S8.777.0O0 pounds, with
a value of $67,573,814, or $14,000,000 more
than last year.
' Production waa 1,416,000 pounds less than
last year and 7,398,000 pounds less than In
1913. The price of unwashed wool paid to
producers has averaged 23.4 cents per
pound, compared with 18.4 cents last year
and 13.7 cents in 1913.
Montana led In production with 29,040,000
pounds. Wyoming was a close second with
28,682,000 pounds. Other states produc
ing more than 10,000,000 pounds each were:
iNew Mexico, 18,621,000; Oregon, 15,600.000;
Ohio, 14,350.000; Utah, 13,320,000, and Cali
Falrburr "i Notes.
FAIRBURY. Neb., Dec. 30.-(Speclal.)-
Miss Ruth Howell was taken to a hos
pital In Omaha this week to underuo an
operation for appendicitis. Mlsa Howell
Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Cliff Crooks is confined to his home as
the result of falling down stairs at the
Jenkins dry good store and sustaining
The new Rock Island time card goes
into effect Sunday, January 1. Slight
changes in the arrival and departure of
the Denver Express passenger trains
occur on the new scneauie. iTaine
and f meet at Murdock Instead of South
Bend, on the new card.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Wcstby and son
hava returned from a sojourn with rel
atives in English, Ind., and Louisville, Ky.
Mr. and Mrs. Sid Hlnnett departed
Wednesday for their home In Council
Bluffs. Ia., after a visit with their son,
Half Milion Beds
in French Hospitals
PARIS. Dec. SO.-Thera are 600,000 beds
In the military and auxiliary hospitals of
The cost of their maintenance la 1,000,000
franco dally. This figure, however, gives
no Idea of the expenditure per patient,
for the number varies constantly and a
considerable proportion of the beds are
American contributions for French lios
pltal and ambulance work have exceeded
$,000,000 trance. About KO.OOO.OJO franco have
been spent In France thus far by three
Red Cross societies. At present they are
maintaining 115,000 beds in l,2o0 hospitals
at an outlay of between 4,000,000 and
5,000,000 f ranee monthly.
The Society for the Aid of Wounded
Soldiers, the principal Red Cross or
ganization, started with 7.000,000 franco at
the beginning of the war. The remainder
of its expenditures and those of the other
two societies have been met by charitable
It is estimated that not more than
1.000,000 wounded have been cared for thus
far In France.
Wilt Distribute Estate.
FALLS CITT. Neb., Dec. 30. (Special.)
The will of Lewis Weddle was lead In
county court Tuesday afternoon and ad
mitted to probata. The sons, William M.,
Be! man. James, Almeda, John F., Walter
Field Marshal Von
Mackensen at Sofia
IN'IXIN'. Dec. 30 A uml.nffli.1.1
telegram received In Amsterdam from
nona. ji.1140 mi, kiaies mar f ield Mar
ahal Von Mackt-nken. the German com
mandrr. arrived at Sofia vesterdsO c
cording to a dikat h to Iteuter's Tele
gram company. After visiting the tier
man and Austrian ministers to Bulgarl
and King Ferdinand, the field marshal
returned to headquarters.
It was reported on December 28 In news
dispatchea that Field Marshal Von Mack
ensen was directing preparations for a
powerful expedition against Egypt.
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BIG DISCOUNT SALE HOIT OH
Men There's a "Swing" to the Burgesa-Nash
Suits and Overcoats at $13,65
That You Would Expect
to Find in $20.00 Value's
BURGESS-NASII clothing is tailored to the
men's wish. In design, fahrio and tailoring
they are right up to the moment, and constitute
tho wardrobe of the well dressed man who joins
his judgment with his money in the purchase of
olothes. This season's styles show plain lines with
a dignity that most men prefer giving more con
sideratiou than ever to comfort. The time to get
a heavier suit and overcoat is now the place
to get them is at Burgess-Nash, where you can be
served best and can depend absolutely on what
All the latest models,
swagger as well as con-servative,double-breast-cd,
rn acaans, box coats,
breasted ulsters, velvet
or soft collar styles. Vi
c u n a s, double-twilled
cheviots, Kerseys and
Handsome suits in
fancy worsteds, chev
iots, cassimeres, blue
serges, wool flannels
and mixtures. New
three-button soft roll
models, some patch
pockets, others plain.
Young men's styles as
well as conservative
styles for older men.
Altogether these sulU will prove that we have men's
clothing that combines smartness with perfect fit at a mod
Btugess-sTasli Oov roarta rieor.
Men's Knitted Gloves, 59c
Just ui rived, a line of men's yarn Gloves, made
like kid gloves with snap fasteners snd bound at
tbe top with leather. Black and oxford fray col
or. Friday, 6lc.
Men's Mewo I nlon Suits, fl.OO.
Special for Friday. Heavy two-thread cotton
closed crotch, alove fitting, well made; all sizes.
Gray, white and ecru. Friday's price, fl.oo.
Men's Outing Night I lobes, H.V.
The celebrated "faultless," made of good qual
ity outing flannel, cut full and long, well made, low
and military collar. Friday's price, H.V.
Men's Silk Fiber Hone,
Assorted colors and black silk fiber hose for
men, slightly Imperfects of 35c quality, high splic
ed heel and toe, double sole. Friday, 10c.
Also a line of heavy cotton hose made same as
above, with heavy rray soles; "S. X." brand. Sale
Barrsss-BTasn Co. Kal moor.
Boy's Knicker Suits, $4.95
T) OVS' Knickerbocker Suits
D witli two pairs of full lined
pants. Splendid selection of new
styles, materials and. colorings.
Specially priced at $4.95.
Boys' Overcoats, $4.95
An accumulation of broken lines of
hoys' overcoats, all this season's goods,
for ages C to 16 years; best fabrics and
boys' 2 Red 8weater
Sargeas-aTssh Co. Xourta moor.
"Miracle" SHOES for Men
WOKKS wonders for the feet. A new
shoe for men, flexible outsole, cush
ion insole, built-in arch support, arch sup
porting heel, padded tongue; a shoe for
men that must have a comfortable fitting
and good appearing shoe. Price $6.00.
Shoes for Men, $3.50 -and
are the best values possible at the price.
Shoes of refined individuality constructed
on correct principles; properly fitted. Sev
eral styles and leathers from which to make
Bargeaa-aTaah Co. Toorth moor.
Men's Fur Caps at $1.95
MEN'S fur caps, wide assortment, well
made and very warm; all sizes.
Men's Stiff Hats,
This season's newest shspes la
black only; all sices represented.
Men's Balmacaan ,
Balmacaan cloth hats, Imported
styles, all silk stitched, newest and roost exclusive
Men's Alaska Seal Caps, f 10.00 to $30.00.
Barfeea-aTaaa Co Tearta moor.
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