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CHICAGO WINS TOSS AND GETS
OPENER OF WORLD'S SERIES;
SOLDIERS TO SEE EXHIBITION
otham Gets Games October 9th, 10th and 15th; NaL'onal
League Drafts Twenty-two Players; Cleveland
Gets Krug of Omaha; Boston, Schniandt.
PIRATES HOLD THE
GIANTS TO A TIE
Game Called at End of Tenth
Inning, With Score Nine to
Nine; Will Play Off
Pittsburgh, Sept. 20. Pittsburgh
batters hit a quintet of New . York
pitchers for a total of seventeen hits
today, but New York was able to hit
Pittsburgh pitchers opportunely and
the game was called at the end of the
tenth inning, with the score 9 to 9.
The tie will be played 6ff as a part
of a double-header Saturday." Score:
.. . NEW YORK. ."" ...PITTSBURGH.
lKlng.rf . . .
0 Fischer, c
0 Carlson, p
0 Total! 43171011
Cincinnati, Sept. 20. The National Base Ball commission
today officially announced that Charles Comiskey, owner of the
Chicago Americans, had won, by the toss of a coin, the priv
ilege of saying where the first game of the next world's series
should be played.
TO OPEN OCTOBER 6. Q
Shortly afterward it was announced
the series will open on the grounds
of the Chicago Americans on October
6, while the second game will be
playeed there on Sunday, October 7.
On October 8, the two clubs will
travel to New .York, where the third
and fourth games of the series will be
played on October 9 and 10. The fifth
game, if five games are necessary,
will be played at Chicago October 12.
Then, in case another game is found
to be required, a two-day wait will
take place, Saturday, October 13, and
Sunday, October 14, being, open and
the sixth game being played at New
York on October 15. ,
The commission selected Umpires
O'Loughlin and Evans of the Amer
ican league and Umpires Klem and
Rigler of the National league to offi
SOLDIERS NOT FORGOTTEN.
That the soldiers who are now do
ing battle for the country, as well as
those who are preparing to fight for
liberty, were remembreed was indi
cated by an announcement that, a
1,000-word story will be cabled to
France after each, game for the bene
fit of the soldiers there, while an ex
hibition game before the soldiers at
either Fort Sheridan of Mineola will
be played after the series is over. In
addition to this, a special invitation to
attend all of the games will be, sent
President Wilson and Generals Bar
ry, Carter, Bell and McCain, while at
the opening game in Chicago 1,500
seats have been set aside reserved for
the soldiers at Fort Sheridan. The
commission also decided to give 1 per
cent of the total of the commission's
revenue of the games to the bat and
ball fund of the soldiers in France.
The admissions are as follows:
At Chicago Individual box seats,
$5; grandstand reserved, $1.50; pa
vilion, $1; bleachers, 50 cents.
At xtfew York Boxes (four seats to
the box), $25; jupper grandstand, $3;
lower grand stand (open), $2; pa
. The commission also announce that
purchasers of tickets must buy them
f or three games.
Previous to the taking up of the
world's series matter the annual draft
meeting of the Natinal commission
was held and at its completion h was
found that the Natinal league had
drafted twenty-two players and the
American league twelve from the
minors. Cincinnati led all other clubs
in getting players through draft,
. seven men coming here: Philadelphia
Nationals obtained six men and the
Washington ' Americans obtained
Cleveland, Detroit, New York
Americans, Brooklyn, '. Boston Na
tionals each obtained two, while the
, Boston Americans, Philadelphia
Americans, St. Louis Americans, St.
Louis Nationals each obtained one.
The Boston Nationals originally
. drafted six men, but later cancelled
their claims on Lane of Oakland, Con
way of .Worcester, Murray of .Wor
cester, and Munroe of Joplin. .
; Draft Is Revised.
The revised list of men obtained
through draft, as issued tonight by the
national commission is:
i . American League. J
By Boston, from Baltimore, Bentley.
By ClevjlaniJ, from Mobile, Lunte; Omaha,
By Detroit, from Cumberland, lid., Cobb;
Ijennison. Tex., Pptson. ,
lRy New York, from Milwaukee,' Beck;
By Philadelphia, from Gettysburg, Dyke. -.
By St. Louis, from Portland, Houck.
By Washington, from Toronto, H. Thomp
. aon; Birmingham, Ellis; Balnbridg-s, Qib
. aon. . .- . s ' i ,-,r .
By Boston, from Minneapolis, Massey;
New Orleans, Miller.
By Brooklyn, from Toledo, Wise; Lincoln,
By Chicago, from Bridgeport, Lear; Peoria,
By Cincinnati, from Salt Lake City, Bath;
Atlanta, Bresaler; Muskeegon, Brubacker;
Grand Rapids, Carpenter; Dallas, Connelly;
Dallas. Jacobus; Fort Wayne, (Smith.
By New Tork, from McAlester, Roy John
son; Grand Rapids, Tanglefoot
By Philadelphia, from Indianapolis, Fill
Ingtonj Louisville, Dixie Davis; Newark,
Wilkinson; Los Angeles, Musel: 8an Fran
csro, FItsgerald; New HaVen, Woodward.
By St. Louis, from Hagoritown, lid., How
ard. . V
The above list was compiled by the
.National commission after numerous
cancellations had been made cf drafts
put in earlier in the day.
Neither Pittsburgh of the National
league nor the Chicago Americans ob
. tained a man by draft." ,
I" " .' '
Totals 37 0 10 19 1
Batted fof Tesreau In fourth.
Batted for Demaree In eighth.
New Tork..O 1 2 4 0 0 0 0
Pittsburgh .04 0 11 0 1
Two-base hits: Kauff, Zimmerman, Moll
wltz. Three-base hits:" ' Thorpe; Carey.
Home run: King. Stolen bases: Burns (2),
Fletcher, Mollwits, Carey, Boeckel (2).
Double plays: Holke, Fletcher to Holke (2).
Base on balls; Off Demaree 1, off O. Smith
2, off Steele 4, off Carlson 2, off Cooper 1.
Hits: Off Perritt, 8 In two and one-third In
nings; off Tesreau, 4 In two-thirds Inning;
off Demaree, 4 in four innings; ' off O.
Smith, 1 in one Inning;, off Steele, in
three and one-third lhnlngss; off Carlson, 1
In five innings. , Struck out: By Demaree 1,
by Anderson 2, by Steele 1, by Cooper 1.
Umpires; Klem and Bransfield.
Rain Stops Red Cross Play;
Bjurstedt-Browne Mix Off
St. Louts, Mo., Sept 20. Rain to
day caused the postponement of the
exhibition tennis matches between
national stars for the benefit of the
Red Cross. ,
The scheduled matches at Kansas
City Saturday and Sunday have been
cancelled, but contests will take place
here on those days. , ; '
The series of matches between Miss
Molla Bjurstedt, national women's
chamion and Miss Mary K". Browne
of Los Angeles, former woman cham
pion, will not be completed because
of the illness of Miss Browne's
father. . ( '
-Of the games thus far played Miss
Browne won fifteen and' Miss Bjur
stdet eleven, it . !. O . ,
Robert Gatewood Smashes :
, Pacing Record at Columbus
Columbus, O., Sept. 20. Another
Grand Circuit season record was
lowered here today, .when Robert
Gatewood paced the second heat of
the 2:20 pace in 2:05j4. This is the
fastest heat paced by a 3-year-old' at
a Grand Circuit rac6 this year.
Association Pennant ' "
'Winners Beat Cincy Nine
Indianapolis, Sept 20. The In
dianapolis American assaciation team,
winner of the pennant, defeated the
Cincinnati National , league team in
an exhibition game here today, 5 to 4.
Race Results at Lexington.
Lexington, Neb., Sept. 20. (Spe
cial.) The second day of the Daw
son county fair proved to be the big
gest and best. Twelve thousand peo-,
pie were on the grourlds. ' Race sum
maries: Pacing: 2:25 class, purse 1300:
George W (. 1 11
Frank L ..v 2 2
Harry Mesmore ........I t 5
Little Irish Rose 3 ' i
Fred Keen and D. SherrlU also started.
Best timej: 2:21. , r . .
Trotting: 3:20 class, purse 22S0;
Phil I ...1 1 1
Little Dan 2 2 2
Maggie Todd . 2 2 2
V Beat Ume: 2:2'i... , . . .
One and one-eiteenth miles derby, purse
2200: Kazan, won; Star O Ryon, second;
Ancestor, third. Time: 1:67,- -
Five-eights mile, purse 2100: Innovation,
won; Teddy Bear, second; Bonton, third.
Timet 1:0S. .- ,: . ,. r
WHITE SOX GAIN
ONE GAME ON RED
Gobble Athletics, Five to Three,
While Detroit , Wins From
: Boston in a Called
Philadelphia, Sept. 20. Chkago
gained a full game on Boston in the
fight for the American league pen
nant by winning today's game. 5 to 3.
while Boston was defeated by Detroit.
With the score tied and two men out
in the eleventh inning, Schalk's sin
gle sent in two runners and decided
the contest. Myers held his oppo
nents to three hits until the eighth
inning," when he was knocked off the
AB.H.O.A.-G. ; AB.H.O.A.B.
t-.lbo1d.rf S 1 2 1 OTam's'n.rf S 2 1 0 0
M'MTn.Sb 5 13 1 Oftrover.lb 0 2 2 0
E.C'll's.2b 4 0 1 3 0Bodle.lt 4 13 0 0
Jacka'n.lf 4 2 2 0 OPalmer.Sb 4 4 12 0
Felsch.cf 4 0 4 1 . IStrunk.cf 115 0 0
J.CPna.rf o fl o o OM'In'H.lo z 14 0 o
Oandlt.ltt 6 2 12 0 OWItt.ss 2 0 12 0
Weav'r.ss I I t I OPerklns.o 4 113 1
Lvnn.e 1 .3'0 OMyers.B -3 0 0 3 0
Schalk.o 2 1 2 0 OSeibold.p 10 0 1 0
Wlirras.n 2 0 0 2,0'Lawry 0 0 0 0 0
Danfth.p 2 0 0 2 0Schft J- 0 0 0
itf...kM A A A A 1 ,
'iYiurpny r v v v w v
Jourdan 1 0 0 0 0 Totals. .40 11 33 12 1
Totals..40 113!15 1
Batted for Williams in eighth.
Ran for Bodle In eleventh.
Batted for Witt In eleventh.
Chicago .....'......0 0 0 0 0 0,0 3 0 0 25
Philadelphia 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 03
Two-base hits: Bodle, Strunk, Stolen
bases: McMullen, Collins. Bases, on balls:
Off Williams. 1: 'off Danforth l; off Sel-
bold, ' 3. . Hits: Off. Williams,. T in seven
Innings; off Myers T In seven and two-
. . . . T,.. Timlin..
tniras innings. - oxr.uc. uui; xj r mmnm.
J: bv Danorth. 3:, by Myers,, 4: by BelboldW
2. Umpires: HWorlarlty and O'Loughlin.
.. Browns Eat Tp Senators.
Washington, Sept 20. St. Louis' defeated
Washington today, 4 to 2, in the last game
of the. series by making all its runs in ths
first inning. . Ssorei '
ST. vrmiS.-- " WASHINGTON.
,- AHH.O.A.E.. AB.H.O.A.B.
mitMi.ii :a -i: i . . SKmskr.K- S 1: . 0
Aw.ttH.3w: 4, Sit , 0Lonrd,lt 14 1. 0
Smlth.cr I a l v vtMiianci v v
Demitt,rf .4 1 3 0 ORlce.rf 4 10 0 0
Pratt.2b ..'S 0 0 4 0Foster,3b 3 3 0 4 0
Jacbn.lb 4 014 0 1 Morgan, 2b 4 1 2 2 0
Hale.c 4 0 7 0 OShank.ss 1 0 o l l
Gerber.ss 2 0 1 '6 OMurray.ss 8 0 0 1 0
Davnpt.p 4 0 0 2 lAlnsmth.o 4 0 6 2 0
-Gallla,p 0 0 0 0 0
' Totals.. 32 6 27 14 2Shaw,n 10 110
. 'ahart-lty 1 0 0,0 0
Dumont.p 0 0.0 1,0
H. Milan 1 10.00
" Craft.p ; 0 0 0 1 0
Johnson .10 0 0 0
Totals.. 38 10 27 14 1
Batted for Shaw In fourth.
Batt d for Dumont In seventh.
Batted for Craft In ninth.
St. Louis ..,.4 0 0 0 0,0,0 0 04
Washington ...0 0 0 l.CO 0 ,1,0 02
Two-base hit: Foster. ' Tbres-base- hit:
Menosky. Stolen bases: Smiths Jacobson.
Double plays: Shaw 'to Ainsmlth to Leon
ard, Pratt to Gerber to Jacobson. Bases on
balls: Oft Gallia, 2; off Shaw, 3; off Dav
enport, 1.. Hits: Off Gallia, 8 (none out In
first); off Shaw, 1 In four Innings; off Du
mont, 1 in three innings. Struck out: By
Shaw, 3; by DLvenport, 7; by Dumont, 1;
by Craft, 1. Umpires: Owens and Evans,
Indians Make it Three Straight.
New Tork, Sept 20. Cleveland made it
three straight from New York today, win
ning the. last gams of the series by a score
of 6 to 2. After allowing only one hit in
seven innings. Shocker blew up In the eighth,
when Cleveland scored four runs. Smith
hit a .three-bagger with the bases .full,
Scorei ' '' .
CLEVELAND,' J NEW TORK.
Graney.lf .4 1 t 0 OCamp.cf , 4 0 I t 1
Chpmn.ss 4 0 1-2 lPckgh.sa 31.3 6 0
8peakr,f 4 1 t 0 IMalsel.lb 4 0 11 0
8mlth,rf .4 13 0 OPIpp.lb 3 13 0 0
Harrls.l'J 3 0 0 0 Lamar.lt 4 0 6 0 0
Wbngs,2b 3 0 5 3 OVIck.rf 3 13 0 1
Evans.Sb 3 11 2 0Fewstr,2b 4 13 2 0
0'Neill,o v3 l'S' 2" ONunmkrs 4 1 2 1 0
Klepfer.p 2 0 0 2 OShocker.p 8 0 0 1 0
Roth 1 1 0,0 OFIsher.p 0 0 0 1 0
Bagby.p 1 X 10 0
Totals.. 32 6 27 11 2
Batted for Ktepfer in eighth.
Cleveland ....0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 J t
New Tork ... 0 0- 2 0 0 02
Two-base, hits: Speaker. Three-base hits;
O'Neill,-. Smith. 8tolen base: ' Wambsganss.
Base on balls: Off Shocker, (; off Klepfer,
3. Hits: Off Klepfer, 4 in seven innings; off
Shocker, 7 in eight and one-third innings.
Struck out: By Shocker, 2; by Klepfer, 2.
Umpire: Connolly and Nallln.
' Detroit Takes Called Came.
Boston, Sept. 20. Detroit today concluded
its 1317 series, here, by defeating Boston,
J to 0. The games 'were scheduled. After
three scoreless innings the .first game was
held up two hours by rain. '
The cesond game was called at the end
of the seconds inning, because of darkness,
with Detroit leading; 1 to 0. -The. Detroit
club has . won - twelve out of twenty-one
games "from the world champion this sea
son. Score: '
.DETROIT. - " BOSTON.
, AB.H.O.A.E. AB.H.O.A.E.
Bush.ss 4 0'2 2 OWalsh.rf 2 . 0 110
1 0 0Barry,2b-. 3
2 0 OLewls.lf 4
1 1 OWalker.cf 2
1 1 "0Scett,ss 4
4 4 OM'Naly.Sb 4
8 1 OAgnew.e
0 1 0Ruth,p
Cobb.cf 1 4
Burns,lf . S
Mltchell.p 2 0
ToUl 28 1 2710 0 Total 2 82714,0
Detroit , 0 ,0 0 0 0 1 0 01
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .0 0
Two-base hit: . Walker. Double plays:
Barry to Gainer, Agnew to Scott, Walker to
Scott. Bases on ball: Off Mttnbell, 4; off
Ruth, 2. Struck out: By Mitchell, 2; by
Ruth, 2. Umpires: Dlneen and Hlldebrand.
4 . i i . .
Bar Silver. Makes New., ,
High Mark.at New York
New York, Sept 20. The prices of
bar silver, which , passed ' the dollar
mark September 14, today reached the
unprecedented mark of $l.06jr ,
Sport Calendar Today
"Horse Shows Opening of annual exhibi
tion of Piping Bock Horse Show association.
" Boxing Benny ' Leonard against . - Leo
Johnson, tea rounds, at New fork. Frankle
Callahan against loan (Qoldle, tea rounds,
air Plttabargh. Eddie Hhevlln against
George Alger, twelve rounds, at Boston.
Standing oj Teams
W. L. Pet.
W. L Pct.
Chicago . ...95 40 .60
Boston .,..85 t .600
Cleveland . .80 6S.869
Detroit 73 71 .607
Washington 47 72 .482
New York ..67.46
St. Louts ...61 HI .M
Phlla it 10 .307
New York, tl 60 .645
Phlla 77 60.562
St. Louis . .77 69.638
Chicago ...73 71 .5031
Cincinnati. 71 71 .500
Brooklyn., 63 73 .463
Boston ....(3 76 .463
( Yesterday's Results.
St. Louis 4, Washington 3.
Chicago 5, Philadelphia 8.
Cleveland 0, New York 2,
Detroit 1, Boston 0,
New Tork , Pittsburgh . (Called In
American League Detroit at Washington,
Cleveland at Philadelphia, St. Louis at New
York, Chicago at Boston.
National League Now York at Pitts
burgh, Boston at St. Louis.
To Spend Huge Sum to
" Entertain New Draft Army
Washington, Sept. 20. President
Wilson endorsed and Secretaries Bak
er and Daniels jointly authorized to
day a national campaign to raise about
$3,750,000 to provide entertainment
for the men of the new army and
navy in the cities and towns near the
training camps. The campaign will be
directed by the war camp commun
ity recreation fund committee, com
posed of prominent men in different
parts of thetountry. 1
The War and Navy department
commissions on training camp ac
tivities have delegated the task of
supplying amusements to commun
ities adjacent to camps, to the play
ground and recreation association ot
So far as possible the campaign
will be conducted through local com
mittees and to every city and' town
in the . United States with a popula
tion of 2,500 or more will be assigned
Its quota. Upon President Wilson's
suggestion, a special appeal for assis
tance will be made to local chambers
of commerce. ..''"...,.. '
.; , J; '.. ' ; i . .i .
Business IVfen Must Win "v
War, Says Northcliffe
Atlantic City, N. )., Sept. 20. It is
up to the business men of the world
to win the war with the central em
pires, declared Lord Northcliffe, head
of the .'British commission in this
country, in, an address here tonight
before the, war convention . of the
chamber of commerce of the United
Lord Northcliffe emphasized the
importance of organization and co-operation
among the manufacturers of
the United States in order to produce
the immense amount of munitions
and supplies necessary to successfully
carry on the conflict,
German Language Daily
Now Printed in English
Portland, Ore., Sept. 20. The Ore
gon Deutsche Zeitung has changed
its name today to the Portland Amer
ican. Its editor, Max Lucke, who has'
been under investigation by the gov
ernment, and other German employes
have been dismissed, according to A.
M. Kern, its publisher, and hereafter
it will be printed wholly in English.
In an editorial Kern said the changes
were made because he had been noti
fied the paper would be suppressed if
it attempted to continue publication
Central Powers Delay
Answer to Pope Benedict
Rome, Sept. 20. Cardinal Gaspar
ri, the papal secretary of state, to
night declared to the '" Associated
Press that the reply of the central
powers to Pope Benedict's peace pro
posals had not yet been received at
Cardinal Gasparri believes that the
reply of the central powers was held
up when Emperor William went to
Riga and that it is not likely that it
will reach the Vatican until next
Two Deaths Reported in
American Troops Abroad
Washington, Sept. 20. The death
of two members of the American ex
peditionary forces is announced in
dispatches to the War department.
Myron Bertman of North Vernon,
Ind., captain of engineers', died Tues
day as the result of a tumor; and Ed
mund Squire, a butcher, died of
White SoX and Giants
May Play for "Sammies?
Chicago, Sept. 20. Plans for a
base ball game between the Chi
cago Americans and the New York
Nationals to be played at one of
the army cantonments after the
conclusion of the world's series if
these teams are the contenders,
were made today when President
Comiskey of Chicago and Manager
McGraw of New York met tor
the first time since their clubs have
become almost certain pennant
It is also said plans were dis
cussed for taking the two teams
"somewhere in France" for i series
of games for the soldiers there.
President Comiskey asserted it
would cost between $6,000 and
$7,000 to make the journey and re
turn.' - ,"
All-Star Professionals to Play
All-Star Amateurs at Rourke Park
All-Star Professionals and All-Star
Amateurs will face each other in a
clash at Rourke park this Sunday.
Fred Bradford, manager of the
Brandcis, has assembled the All-Star
pro team while Dynamo Dennison,
leader of the Melady Mavericks, has
collected the All-Star Amateur nine.
Some crack professionals are in
cluded in the Bradford lineup. Marty
O'Toole and Pete McGuire of the
Rourkes will do the hurling which
means the amateurs will buck up
against a Class A variety of curves.
Ed Spellman will do the catching.
Jimmy Kane will play first base
and Harold Irclan will hold down the
second sack. Probst and Clair will be
at-short and third.
Harry -4nd Qus Williams have
signed up for outfield jobs. It will he
the first opportunity Omaha fans will
have of seeing Gus for over a year.
DES MOINES UNION
Say Raise in Wages Did Not
Follow Raise in Prices,
as Was Promised
(Prom a Staff Correspondent)
Des, Moines, la., Sept. 20. (Special
Telegram.) Union barbers through
the city went on a strike for higher
wages this afternoon. The barbers
claim that when proprietors raised
the price of hair 'cuts and massages to
35 cents they were promised an in
crease of $1 per week, which they say
they have not received. More than
thirty-five shops were affected.. The
scale is said to be $14 per week and
one-half of all over $20 taken in by
the individual barbtr.
Many Recruits Come.
The second increment of approxi
mately 18,000 men began reporting at
Camp Dodge today from all parts of
the Thirteenth division district. Many
of the men reached the city Tuesday
in order to be on the grounds early
this morning:. Plans perfected by the
War department made it pdssible o
register and assign to quarters more
than 300 men per hour. Experience
with the first quota has aided in the
work of registering, assigning and
quartering the new soldiers. After
entering the big registration building
the recruits "are in charge of officers
and are not allowed to see or talk
to outsiders until they have been es
corted to their quarters. The men
now reporting are a part of the 300,
000 conscripts, who form the sec
ond quota of the national overseas
army reporting today, at the sixteen
cantonments throughout the country.
The first S per cent, who have been
in camp almost two weeks, has moved
out of its barraclu into others in or
der to make room for the new ar
rivals. It is estimated that It will
take the rest of this week and the
first of next to receive all of this
contingent When they are in camp
practically half of the 45,000 or more
men to be trained at Camp Dodge will
Army Dentists Here.
Thirty-five army dentists, assigned
to Camp Dodge, are reporting. They
will look, after the care of the teeth
of the selected men. The army has
2,872 dentists, who will be used in
the care of the teeth of the selected
soldiers. Army physicians are also re
porting. ( ,
Would Examine All Registrants.
Governor Harding favors the ex
amination at this' time of all of the
men registered under the draft law as
proposed by General Crowder, He has
so informed the provost marshal gen
eral in response to an inquiry sent to
all of the governors. It is considered
probable that General Crowder will
order this to be done. In a tele
gram to Governor Harding, General
Crowder states that it required the
examination of 3,000,000 registrants in
order to evolve the first quota of
687,000 men. He declares that the
remaining 7,000,000 men are in a state
of unrest as all are subject to call
and none knows whether he may be
taken or when. "These men should
be examined as soon as possible,"
General Crowder declares. "They find
employment difficult andthey must
hesitate to embark on any enterprise
that requires their continued presence.
This state of precarious equilibrium
is bad for them and bad --for the
repose of the public mind."
To Study Dairying.
A party of Missourians under the
leadership of JL. J. Trosper, district
agricultural agent for northeastern
Missouri, are coming into Iowa via
Keokuk by automobile to inspect
dairy herds and attend the big dairy
show at Waterloo during the first
week of October. The party will stop
at Mt. Pleasant, Washington, Cedar
Rapids and other points as well as
spending some little time in Waterloo
and in the vicinity of Waverly.
, Fraternal Building tt Camp.
Plans for a large building to be
used by national army men who are
members, of fraternal ' societies are
Williams has been the star of the
Louisville team in the American as
sociation and it was Gus' heavy club
bing which made the Colonels a pow
erful factor in the pennant race.
George Stone will occupy the other
garden for the pros.
Spellman and Jones will be behind
the bat for the amateurs while Grant,
Dyck and Andy Graves will do the
twirling. Joe Wachtler of the Meladys
will oppose Kane at first base while
En Minikus will be at second. Chugs
Ryan is Dennison's pick for short
stop and Weiss Corcoran will get an
other chance to make three or four
hits at third. The amateur outfield
will consist of Dennison, Mayfield,
Christenson with Sam(Feltman for
The game will be played at RourkeJ
park, starting at 3:15, bunday alter-
now being perfected. The building
will be erected by the Masons, Odd
Fellows and Knights of Pythias and
members of these various orders will
use the building two nights per week.
On the first floor will be the general
club rooms and on the second floor
will be a secret lodge room whicn
will house 475 persons.
Frat Congress Adjourn!.
There were fourteen orders repre
sented at the fraternal congress held
in Tla fninee th last two davS. At
the election of officers John Denison,
jr., general counsel oi me xcomeo,
was elected president to succeed him
..ir t r Airtrirh of Des Moines
was chosen secretary-treasurer. Des
Moines was voted as xnc piacc ui
holding the next annual convention.
Delegation of Business Men
Will Call Upon Surgeon Gen
eral Gorgas to Get Re
construction Base. ,
Promises of the' Press Agents.
Orpbeum Matinee and night today and
again Saturday eonatllut the last four
times for Julia Arthur in "Liberty Aflame,"
and the other current features at ths
Orpheum. The curtain will rise Saturday
night at 8 o'clock and Mis Arthur will
be placed early 'on the program. Patron
will not be seated during Mis Arthur'
presentation of "Liberty Aflame." Next
week, those old favorites Mclntyr and
Heath will coma as the stellar feature. They
will present, lOtt Guard."
Empress Granville ' and Mack present
their sketoh, "Street of Italy." Will Btan
ton, the well known musical comedy star,
appearing in his own act called "His Last
Drop," I well supported by a collection of
musical artists, who render delightful music,
Brandels Two more day are left for the
theater goers of Omaha to see Harry Mln
turn and Dorothy Shoemaker and the as
sociate Brandels Players In Taylor Holmes'
laughing sensation, "His Majesty, Bunker
Bean." There will a matinee on Saturday
Gayely The "Best Show In Town" will
demonstrate for the two last times today,
that It really Is such and will then make
way at the popular Oayety for tomorrow
matinee' opening of Billy "Hobo" Arling
ton and "The Oolden Crook." Burlesque
lovers have always been strong ' for "that
funny UUI tramp with the funny- little
laugh." Ladles' matins today.
Boyd "Going Straight" will be at the
Boyd for four nights, beginning Sunday
matinee. "Oolnt Straight" is a brand new
play and teaches that to win In the race
for love, honor and wealth you must go
straight. 1 Scenlcally the play I odd and
Interesting, ths opening scene showing an old
Italian Junk ihop with New YOrk'a sky
line and Brooklyn bridge In the distance.
Matinees will be given also Tuesday and
Brandels Avery Hopwood1 'Talr and
Warmer," will be presented at the Brandels
theater the week commencing Sunday Sep
tember 33., by Selwyn A Co., with an ex
cellent and well-balanced cast of farceurs
including Sdna Hlbbard, Maud Andrew,
Florence Ryerson, John Arthur, William H.
Sullivan, Chester Ford, John Morris and
Ralph Simon. . . : ; .
In the Silent Drama.
Sun Throe men with but a single
thought, three hearts that beat as one,
might well be the tltl of "Betrayed," the
current production at this . theater, which
will also be shown Saturday. The scene Is
laid on the Mexican border and tell the
story of a beautiful senorlta, who promised
to marry a peon, a bandit and an officer,
At the end there Is a splendid battle scene.
Strand Blllle Burke' latest Paramount
picture, "The Mysterious Miss Terry," deals
with the life of an adventurous heiress In a
boarding house, "the Mysterious Miss
Terry," which abounds In humor as well as
mystery and Intrigue, will be ths attraction
at the Strand theater again today and Sat
urday. ; ...
Muse "The Slacker," with Emily Stev
ens as the star, will be seen at the Muse
today. It tells of a man who found his
soul through serving his nation. ,
Kmpres There is literally a smashing
finish to "War and the Woman," the Paths
feature starring Florence LaBadle at the
Empress theater. A patriotic young Amer
ican la a prisoner In her home, headquar
ter of an invading army, and plans to blow
up the house.' At the sama time' her hus
band, an - American aviator, start In his
aeroplane to rescue his wife. She reaches
the aeroplane while the invaders are search
ing ths house. They fire upon her from the
roof and then the explosion,
Hipp Lit. 1 Zoe Rae will he featured
player at this theater todsy and Saturday In
the latest Butterfly production, "The Little
Pirate." It is full of human Interest and
appeal, while the supporting cast of grown
up Is all that could be desired. A comedy
will also be shown.
a.ihnrhaiU.r Mil.. Mini.. urlll tl.
hown at this theater today In 'Melissa of
the Hills." The story is a clever .one of a
little peace maker In the country of feuds.
Saturday William Russell in "Pride and the
Man." ' . ;
Lothrop Lillian Walker will be seen here
today In "Kitty McKay." As the title would
Indicate, it 1 full of action and a story
with many comedy situations, showing this
dainty star to splendid advantage. A good
comedy ts on the bill Saturday Mm. Petro
v in "Th Waiting Soul.'
(From a Staff Correspondent)
Washington, Sept. 20. (Special
Telegram.) Senator ' Hitchcock will
accompany R. L. Metcalfe, Randall K.
Brown, president of the Commercial
club of Omaha, and Dr. E. O. Weber,
representing the sanitation branch or
the State Defense council in their
conference tomorrow with General
Gorgas, chief of the Medical corps of
the army( in behalf of clocating a re
construction hospital at Omaha. '
Under a recent order a number of
reconstruction camps are to be erect
ed throughout the country to take ,
oare of the wounded on foreign fields
and help them back to health. It is
believed that Omaha would be a -splendid
base for a hospital such as
the army contemplates and to show
its superior advantages in location, at
mospheric conditions and ideal sur
roundings, Mr. Metcalfe and the com
mittee of Nebraska citizens will pre
sent Omaha's claims to be surgeon
general of the army tomorrow.
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Two French Ships
j ' Sunk by Submarine
Paris, Sept. 20. Two French mer
chantmen of more than 1,600 tons and
two vessels of less than that tonnage '
were sunk by Teuton submarines or ,
mines in the week ending September
9, Recording to an official statement
given out today by the French ad
miralty; In this -period 980 vessels
arrived and 894 cleared at French '
ports. Two French ships were unsuc
cessfully attacked ( "
Close Coal Mines ' .
Because of Low Price
Clarksburg, W. Va!, Sept., 20.
Twenty-five coal mines in this vicin
ity have been compelled to close with
in a week because the operators were
unable to mine and market coat for
$2 a ton, the price fixed by the gov
ernment, according to a statement is
sued today by Daniel : Howard, a
Hurricane Wrecks 4
An Atlantic Port, Sept. 20. An
Italian steamer in port today reports
having picked up at sea five seamen
from the Portuguese schooner Un
dina. which was wrecked in a hurri
cane while bound from a gulf port to
Europe with a cargo of sulphur and
other products. , , s
U. S. Civilian Doctors
, Arrive in London ,
London, Sept. 20. The first con-(
tingent of American civilian doctors.'
has arrived here. They are being de
tailed, for duty in various hospitals in ,
London and England.
r. I The Censer , ,
quality about this
Talks for you like a
agent and there's no
mistaking what it sajra.
When you wear it;
you'll admit the price
is miehty little to pay
for;wnat The Censor
gets for you in public
(If The Censor is not your
style ask to see your dealer's
stock of Lanpher hats.) , J
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