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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 12, 1917)
THE BEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 1017.
First Harness Horse Races of Spring Season Will Start Today at the Benson Track
STAGE ALL SET FOR
Red Cross Girls to Sell Tickets
and Will Act as Ticket
Takers and Ushers at
DAN REEDER WINS
SPEEDY HARNESS HORSES AT THE OMAHA DRIVING CLUB'S BENSON TRACK, await
ing the call for the three days' early meeting on the Nebraska Speed aitociation loop. Prof
its of the races to go to the Red Cross. These are a few of the approximately 150 sulky step
pers in training at the suburban racing plant.
Sleepy Lad Takes Two of tho
2:17 pacing cUit.
2:20 trotting class.
Three-year-old trotting class.
Five-eights of a mile running.
Races start promptly at 2:30 o'clock.
Nearly 200 fast harness horses and
'runners are quartered at the Omaha
Driving club's Benson racing plant,
awaiting the opening of the season to
day, when the cream of stables
from eighteen stales will battle for
a tolal of more than $4,500 in stakes
Every cent above actual expenses
Ltor the three days meeting will go
Wl the Red Cross. The driving club,
f . sponsored by several prominent
sportsmen and business men, hopes to
turn over several thousand dollars to
the organization destined to alleviate
the suffering and add to the comfort
ot the soldier boys when they get
somewhere m France.
Twenty-five society girls, headed by
Miss Edna Peterson, daughter of Ed
ward Peterson, president of the
Omaha Driving club, are selling tick
ets in the interests of the Red Cross.
These same young women will take
tickets at the racing plant and act
Many Patriotic Features.
Many features will go to make for
a patriotic meeting. The stands and
horse barns will be profusely deco
i rated with flags and the national col
ors; bands will play patriotic airs be
tweeen heats; a large picture of Pres
1 ident Wilson will be unveiled in the
Records are expected to go by the
I board9 when the barriers are let down
for the first meeting of the season in
t Oinaha. Two fast trotting events, a
pacing event and a five-eighths of a
mile running race are on Tuesday's
Perhaps the best show ring horse
fin the country will start in one of
ihe races. Axteen. by Axworthy,
u owned by Sam Harris of Plymouth,
T 111., has captured ribbons all over the
T United States and is paramount in
Axteen, a chestnut stallion, won
second money in the $20,000 trotting
stake at ban rrancisco two years ago.
He is regarded by hundreds of horse
men as the handsomest horse in the
'" 1 immui Jik
E. Colorado and Colorado Range
are a couple of favorites doped to
make a big showing at the Benson
races. Both were sired by Colorado
E. E. Colorado is entered in the 3-year-old
trot today, and Colorado
Range is Hated to perform in the 2:11
smai mi n n in Lii
Holmes White Sox Win
From Polish Merchants
The Holmes White Sox have
ditched the jinx and put up a pretty
exhibition of ball Sunday with the
Polish Merchants as their opponents.
John Andrews allowed only three hits,
two being of the scratchy order, and
struck out eleven men. Roocka also
pitched and fielded well. Neither
pitcher issued a pass. The fielding of
the Holmes team was on the sensa
tional order, both Jim Miraskv and
Coatly making great one-handed
HOLMES WHITE SOX POLISH M CH ANTS.
trotting class event Wednesday.
Hal Connors is entered in the 2:11
pace and the free-for-all pace Thurs
day. He is a son of Argot Hal and
has a mark of 2:07j4. Hal Connors
is one ol the fast ones in the famous
Torn Dennison string.
Charline, a half brother of Shade-
line,, both owned by Judge Sears, of
the district court, is in excellent form
Jliss Adams, one of the likely-looking
speed merchants now at Benson,
was snapped as she cainc down the
stretch in clipper time.
I Events Staged at the
i Approximately 1,51X1 ga hike (.ins
congregated at the Speedway Sim
day afternoon to witness the speedy
two-wheel races staged there. None of
the riders was lumped and all the ma
chines went the route intact. D:m
Keeder. saddled un ait Indian, copped
the first two events Speck War
ner rambling ciosr behind and J. Kg
gelston cornered the third prize.
The initial match was a three-mile
jig and the second race was for live
miles In the ten-mile event Speck
Warner demonstrated his ability by
bagging the pot, On the boards Kg
gelston was the best bet and Berdie
Lutz, local favorite, garnered second
This is the second show staged un
der the auspices of the Omaha Motor
cycle club and it, as well as the initial
performance, was a distinct success
from every angle. The large and en
thusiastic attendance of yesterday sur
passed the expectations of the pro
moters. All the principal prizes yes
terday were landed by men riding In
Thr.-mn opm raoa: Pan RMr, flrat;
Spack Warnfr. itcoud; J. Klelaton, third.
Klvf-mllt own: Ilan Rdor, flrat; Spk
Wftrnfr, tecum!; J EggMtlon, third. Time:
Tan-nillF opntr flprrk lVarnir. first: Tim
PUnu, woml; Krril krufar, Ihlrtl. Tune.
11:11 1 :
Tun-inlli on hminla: ,f. KfRH.ston, firm;
Btnlle l.utai lociiitil Tim: H:4I.
Auto a.alnat time. Marrar rarar on board!,.
flve nines, tlijie. 3:42
Say Red Crown then you get
Always of the same high quality.
the Red Crown sign.
Polarine Oil prevents overheating.
Stops power leaks.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
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( Game From Soldiers
The Btlrgess-Nash ball club won its
fifth straight game Sunday when it
whipped the soldiers at Ernie Holmes
park to fhe tune of 7 to 1. The Burgess-Nash
club has proven itself to be
one of the fastest ball clubs in the
city. Manager King has difficulty in
obtaining games because the good
clubs of the city like to keep their lost
columns as low as possible. Clubs
wishing games call King, Douglas
Batteries: Soldiers, Sullivan and
Swift; Burgess-Nash, Baker and
Park Avenue Florists Too
Fast for Newsboys' Outfit
The Tark Avenue Florists tri
umphed over the World-Herald News
boys, 6 to 4, yesterday afternoon. Cal
vert, hurling for the Florists, allowed
h..t five hits and whiffed ten. Mc-
Dermott, his opponent, was touched
for eight hits.
G11ham.nn 2 0 0
Probst. 3 b 4 11
fni'lln.ain.c 3 0 11
J.Jsky.rf 4 0 4
F.M'Bky.lf 3 0 0
Coaiiy,2b 2 0 1
Murray.cf 2 12
Andr'wi.p 3 10
2 OStiM'ck.ss 4
1 OS.B'riura.o 3
0 OJ.B'ura.rf 3
0 Ofl.R'cka.lf 3
2 (lVehner.2b 3
0 ORtav'ak.Sb 3
2 OM.R'cka.p 3
Total. .27 B27
Polish Merchants. .
7 0 Totals. .29 3 24 10
Holmes White Sox 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Two-base hit: 8. BarJnra. Sacrifice hits
Oilham (2), Murray, .Sptllman. Double play
Probst to Hazen. Struck out: By Andrew.
ll: by Roncka, t. stolen bason: Probst
2). Oilham (L), Coady. Hit batsmaH:
Coafly. Left on bases: Merchant. 1 ;
Holmes, 5. Time of game; 'Two hours.
Jack Dillon Enlists In Navy.
IiidlRnapolls. Iml.. June 11. Jack Dillon,
the Indianapolis boxer, has enlisted In the
navy. He submitted to the final examina
tion here today and will remain here await
ing orders to report at a, naval training sta-tlon.
Gil EATER OMAHA LEAGUE.
P. W. L.
Hielady Mavericks 7 5 2
Ramblers 4 3
Holmes' White Sox R
ryR PeVol Victors 6
Te-Be-Os B 2
Polish, Merchants 6 0
Jfurphy Old Its 5 6
Walter O. Clarks fi 4
Omaha Grain Eichange... 6 3
Omaha Crockery Co 6 2
Carter Lake Club 0
' 'P. W.
Towns ends 6 4
National Cash Registers.. 8 4
Centrnl Furniture Store... 5 3t
"Walnut Hill Merchants.... 6 3
Omaha Bicycle Indians.... E 2
McCarthys 7 1 ti
1 - P. W. L.
tftags 7 7 0
KraJiueks 7 0 1
Alpha Camp, W. O. W ..ti S 3
Beddeos 7 2 &
B. ft M. Camp. Mod. Wood. 7 2 5
Western Union 6 0S
p. vr. l.
Brndegaard Crowns 7 6 1
Da hi man Knights 0 5 1
Sample-Harts 8 6 2
Frank Deweys 5 3 2
Trimble Bros. 7 4 :t
Drearier Bros 6 3 3
Graham ice (."ream CO 7 l 6
'nson Merchants 5 0 5
Mazdas 5 0 &
i. P. W. Ii.
TrlmWo Br.A. Juniors 8 7 1
P,irk Avvnue Florists 8 6 .2
T&iiianpks 8 5 3
T. B. Roots 8 4 4
tV.-H Newsboys 8 4 4
Monc-lalrQs 8 2 6
Merchant Juniors 8 2 6
T. M. Kozgalls 8 17
;? Yesterday's Besults.
GREATER OMAHA LEAGUE.
Holmes White Sox, 3; Polish Merchants, 1.
..Armours against Council Bluffs DeVol
Jlelady Mavrla, 1; Te-Be-Ce's, 2.
train Eirhauge, 4; Carter Lake Club, 3,
"XValtei- G. Clarks, 10; Omaha Crockery
v Townsenda. 10: Omaha Bicycle Indians, 10.
Walnut Hill Merchants. 2; Central Furni
ture titore, 10.
-.National Cash Registers, 15, McCarthys, 1.
METROPOLITAN LEAGUE. !
Beddeos, 5; Alpha Camp, W. O. W., 0.
Stags, 16j B, ft M. Camp, Modern Wood
'Western Unlo 7; K raj leeks. 10.
Frank Deweya, 4; Brodegaard Crowns, I.
fresher Bros., 7; Benson Merchants, 3.
Sample Hart Motor Co., 2; Dahlman
Graham Ice Cream Co., 7; Trimble Bros.,
U- Twelve Innings.
T. M. Rozralls against Merchants Juniors.
forfeited to Merchant Juniors.
W. H. Newsboys. 4: Park Avenue Flor
J. B. Boots, 0; Trimble Bros.' Juniors, 16.
Tomaneks, 18: Montclaires. 2.
- INDEPENDENT GAMES.
Brandeis, 7; Capitol City Giants, 1.
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THE PABST CO.
1307 Leavenworth St
Fhone Domilas 79
The Speediest, Keenest Fought and Most
Spectacular Races Ever Witnessed
Trial Speeds and Some Eliminations Will Begin at 12:00 o'clock Noon
THE 150 MILE CLASSIC WILL START
PROMPTLY AT 2 P. M.
The 50-Mile Consolation Will Be Driven Immediately After the Finish of the Main Event
ADMISSION-Grand Stand Seats, $5, $4, $3, $2.50, $2;
Box Seats, $5, $4 and $3.
NO EXTRAS-A SEAT AT ANY PRICE IS ALL YOU PAY
AUTOMOBILES A charge of $2 for car and $1 per person occupying same will be made
for automobiles that are parked inside of track. No space reservations; first come, first served
Tickets on Sale at Downtown Office and Principal Hotels, Beginning Monday, June 18th
end xne royrin in oma
The Livest City of Its Size in the United States. Make Your Plans Now, and Do Not Miss the Auto Races
Watch the Newspapers for Further Announcements j
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