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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1917.
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NEW YORK CLINCHES
j 'Grab Two-to-One Victory From
I Cards; Doak Holds Champs
I to Four Hits,
j Standing 0 Teams
St Louis, Sept 24. New York
clinched the National league pennant
by winning today's game from St
Louis, 2 to 1. Doak held the new
champions to four hits, but these
came when hits were needed and
Doak lost. The locals bunched three
ingles off.Sallee in the seventh which
with an infield ouf gave them their
lone run. Score:
NSW TORK, 8T. WHJIS.
BurM.lt 4 I tUng.rt 4 0
Bober'n.rf (I I MJ. Bm'h.ef S S S
Xauff.cf I 1 HI Betiel.cf 1
Ztm r n.b t 1 I -1 t Mlller.tb 4 114S
rne'i,n 1 S (Himu'rji 4 1 S S
X S'n.lb ie tCrulsa.lf UIM
Wllholt t t IPaule'e.lb 4 1 1
A.Bal'd.1 f I S SO. B'Alb I 0 4 I t
Jlolke.lb 4 II t ISnyder.e ,t S S t
McCarty, till Smyth t t t
(illM.p ,11111 Doak.p Mill
Oons's.e 1 1 I t
Total.. it 4 T14 IHorf.p t t I 0
S Batted (or Jenws Smith In sixth.
11 , Kan (or Snyder In eighth. ..-.
'Batted (or Doak In eighth.
Kw York ....i It S t I t t 1
St. LrfraU f I t t I I t 0 t
l Two-baa hits Zimmerman, Stolen baaea:
f Kauff, Smyth, Ooaialee. Double playa:
Doak to Hornaby to Paulatte; D. Balrd to
i Hornaby to Pauletto; Fletcher to Hoik.
! Kate! eft tall; Off Doak, t. Btruck out:
By Halloa, I: by Doak, 1) by Roratman, 1.
j Umpire: Xlem and Branafleld.
, Cob! Doable en Dodger. . '
s' Chicago, Sept. 14. Charley Deal! triple In
. the eighth Inning gave Chicago a 4 to t
C I-,,.,. npAnblv. twtav Til. Wala
hunched flv htta In the final rally and
Deal'! hit topped tt off by lending two run.
ner arrow the plate after the aoor had
t boon tied. , Vaughn wa amteady in th lira
i two inning, out, (igmeneu up aiier iui.
Hi Score: -.-,
A BROOKLYN. ', CHICAGO.
M AB.H.O.A.B. . AB.H.O.A.B;
Olson.. II I I IMaelt.rf.t. 4 I S t
Meyers.l S J t I
I Stengel.rt 4 t t
h Z.Wh t,l( S t I t
- Illrk'n.cf III t
rt Cuts'w.tb S t S I
i Kraeger.o I t t 1
t awn,?. e v v
I Deal, lb..4
Total! II 1 14 IT l'Zelder.. 1
r Total! It 111 IS
. 'Batted (or Vaughn In eighth.
Brooklyn .. ..1 1 I 0 0 ! 0 J
; Chicago .. ....I t I I t t 0 4 4
Two-baae htta Olaon. Kllduff, Smith,
f. Merkle, riack. Threo'baao hlu: Cutahaw,
' DeaL THtuble playa: Kllduff. Pechoue to
ti l-!le; Pechoue. Kllduft to Leallo. Baae on
balli: Off Vaughn, t. Hltii Oft Vaughn, S
In two Innlnga. Struck out: By Vaughn, I,
by Smith, 4. Vmplrea: Qulgley and Byron,
rttllllea Tako Another.
Plttaburgh, Sept 14. Philadelphia ontln
oed Hi unbroken sitrtea of vlctorlei by wln
nlng from Pittsburgh today, t to t, but, waa
ollmlnated entirely aa a eontender (or tho
tl National league rhamplonahlp through the
victory of New York ever St. Louli.
Bender u effective with men on baeea
' and kept Plttaburgh hit! Mattered. Sooret
11 AB.H.Om.B. AB.H.O.A.B.
I Paekert r( I 1 I t t J'ekaon.K 4 t t t t
' m'n.-f. . a a a a
I) fi'.ork.lb lilt
: HrUulte.rf till
; VMtt.d.lf SItt
Vder'e.lb I I I 1
tM'IIWMb 4 1 1
iBIgbee.aa 4 11
a Carey ,c( 4
aBVKel lb t
''Kllllfer.a 4 1 t I tj"1"". !
(j Bender.p 4 1 I X t
Totali.lt TIT 14 lprUK,n,p
t ....... Total. U TIT II 1
Batted (or Boeckel in ninth.
I Miatted for Jacobe In eighth.
J rhlladelphla .,t . 1 t t t t 1 1
Plttaburgh tt I I t t 44
Two-baa hlta: Luderue, Blgbee, King,
J Plller. Double play: Mollwlta to Blgbee
1 to Wollwlt. Baaea on belle: Off Jaoobe, a.
Struck out: By Bender, t. Vmplrea: O Day
and liarrlaoa, .
Thieves Enter Five
Places Sunday Night
An epidemic of thievery broke out
in the south end of town Sunday
night. Lynam & Brennan Grocery
company. 2208 South Sixteenth, re
DOrted thin mnrniner that itt iln
had been broken into and 338 pounds
; t -1 - r .
vi . esc, a corao . 01 noney, 4uu
pounds of flour, four strips of bacon,
fifteen pounds of butter and six cans
of cigars carted away by the bur
glars. ' '
1 was relieved of 800 cigars, six pocket
i knives, six pairs of pliers and two
.pairs of scissors by a burglar who
i forced the front door.
Stanley Ilruby's meat market at
,2314 Vinton was broken, in to. The
'thief secured 50 cents in pennies and
$2 in stamps left in the cash register
A burglar pried open the back door
'of the house of John Cohn, 845 South
jTwenty-first street some time between
1 7:30 and 10:30 while the family was
away and made off with a child's bank
containing $3 and a lady's string of
pearls. : ; ;"-:
! A gum-shoe operator burglarized
Anton Bilek's store at 1240 South
Thirteenth street and left by the rear
window with eleven pairs of ladies'
: and eleven pair of men's shoes.
, BlloaaflaU Dofoat rUlariow ,;
Bleomfield, Nb Sept. 14. (Special.)
Blaomfleia High achool defeaUd tho Plain
j view High achool, IT to T la th opening
gam cf th oeaaoa at Bloomfiald. Bloom
field excelled la Uao plunging and Plain
view with the forward paaa. , ,
Today's Sport Calendar
t Bdng Mike O'Dowd agaiaat Joe Cos
' awllr, twelro iwBnde. at Boctoa. Jnhnar
, (irifflthi against At Doty, (ifteea roundu, at
I Aktm. Tod lwta agabiat Soldier Bartfleld,
ta nasaa, at Kow Xorl'
AMERICAN. 1 NATIONAL.
W.L-Pct. New York... 14 (i .141
Chicago ... .17 81.6(15
Wash It Tl .474 Cincinnati
New York... 47 71 .4(2 Brooklyn
Phlla II 4t .ttt
St Louie.... 7IH .837
Chicago Tl 7T.4I7
71 72 .119
(4 74 .467
St. Loula,...ll 13 .272 Beaton 14 77 .414
Phlla ......51 14.I47 Plttaburgh ..4IH.S27
Detroit, I, t; Waahtngton, I 1
Cleveland, I; Philadelphia, 4.'
Chicago, t; Boeton, 1,
Philadelphia. I; Plttaburgh, t.
Boaton, I; Cincinnati, I. (Called.)
Brooklyn, 2; Chicago 4,
New York, I; St Loula. 1.
American League: Chicago at Washing
ton, St Louie at Philadelphia, Detroit at
New York, Cleveland at Boaton.
National League: Philadelphia at Pltta
burgh, Boaton at Cincinnati, Brooklyn at
Chicago, New York at SU Lou la.
Sears Girls Hold Own in
Tennis Opener at Boston
Boston, Sept' 24. Miss Evelyn
Seats, former national single cham
pion, and Miss Elenora R. Sears, hold
er with Miss Molla Bjurstedt of the
national doubles title, , won their
matches with ease in ' the opening
round of the women's patriotic lawn
tennis tournament at the Longwood
Cricket club today.
Miss Evelyn Sears defeated Mrs.
Kenneth Billings in , five sets, in
which Elenora Sears defeated Miss
Helen Shedden, 6-2, 6-2.
The field was somewhat small and
the play as a whole of a routine
character. The only unexpected hap
pening was the defeat of Mrs. N. W.
Niles by Miss Katherine Farrar, in
two hard-fought sets.
Pete Herman Holds Off Draft
To Take on Profitable Bouts
New Orleans. Scot. 24. The federal
disrtict appeal board here today
granted fete Herman, worlds ban
tamweight pugilist, . until November
15 to report, for duty with the national
army. Herman . told the boar"d he
wanted to accept one or more of
fers of $6,000 for title bouts, so as to
adequately provide for hia aged par
ents. 1 V-.-: , , ; . ;: ;
Ebbets Found Guilty
On Sunday Base Ball
New York. Sept. 24. A sentence of
guilty for playing base ball on Sun
day for money was handed down
today in the court of special sessions,
Brooklyn, in the case of Charles H.
Ebbetts, owner of the Brooklyn Na
tional league base -ball team, and his
manager, Wilbert Robinson, Sen
tence was suspended. The game was
an exhibition one played last July
for the benefit of a war charity.
Aurora to Meet Grand Island. '
'Aurora, Neb.. Sept. 14. (Special.)
Coach Bloe and Captain Tltman of the
Aurora High achool will aelect their foot
ball team tomorrow evening. It will
meet Grand laland at Orand Island next
Friday, September ll Tho Aurora team
will be light thla year, but what they lack
In weight will be made up in ipeed. Only
tour of iaat year'! men are out thla year.
U. S. IS FIGHTING
DECLARES T. E.
(Continued from Page One.)
this time can claim to be a real demo
crat or a real lover of free institu
tions. He is false both to democracy
and freedom." .
Germany has well matured plans
for the conquest and oppression of
the United States, he said. This was
evidenced, he said, by the conversa
tion of some recently captured Ger
man officers who talked to their Eng
lish captors freely without knowing
that an American officer was present
Huge Indemnity from U, S.
"These Germans announced that
Germany was going td win and that
they were going to smash the United
States and bleed it white with an en
ormous indemnity and make it pay
the whole expense of the war," he
said. "They had no thought of peace
and no man in his senses doubts that
this would be the policy adopted as
a matter of course by Germany.
"If at this moment, while we are
still ; helpless, France and England
were defeated, thi German fleet would
be at our doors in a fortnight and
an army of conquest would have land-
ed here within a month. Some years
ago I saw openly published in Ger
many a pamphlet written by mem
ber of the. German general staff con
taining a well worked-out plan for the
conquest of the United States which
the German staff regarded as easy,
and for the levying of enormous con
tributions at our expense."
Saying that the preparedness meas
ures we are taking now should have
been carried out three years ago, the
colonel declared that, "if Germany
couuld land a single small army of
50,000 men in this country we would
be wholly unable to match it for we
have neither artillery nor airplanes
that could be put against them. If at
this moment our allies suddenly made
peace, we would be a helpless prey to
Germany or any other first-class Eu
ropean or Asiatic military power."
Three Drown in Barge . '
, Off Delaware Capes
Lewis, Del Sept. 24 The captain,
his wife and the engineer of the barge
Wt Ti-ti- ...... j j i
j night when the barge sank about thir
ty miles off the Delaware capes.'- ,
RED SOX SHUT OUT
Russell' Gives Way to Williams,
After Four Innings ; Neither
Chicago Pitcher Hit
Boston, Sept 24. Ruth of Boston
shut out Chicago today, 3 to 0, turn
ing back the new American league
champions when they came within
scoring distance. Russell tried out his
arm for four innings and then gave
way to Williams, another southpaw
whom Rowland may use in the
world's series. Neither Chicago pitch
er was hit hard. Score:
AB.H.O.A.B. AB H.O.A.E.
J.CIna,rf lilt I Hooper rf 4 '1 1 t t
M M'ln,3b lilt tCooneyb 4 1 I 4 t
H.C'Ins.Jb 114 1 IGalner.lb I I IT t I
J ks-n.lf 4 1 S I tLewls,lf I I 1 1 0
Felsch,c( 4 1 t t tWalker.cf I 1 1 t t
GandlMb 4 1 10 t OG'dner.Sb 4 0 2 4 0
Woaver.il 4 1 t S 8cott.se S 0 1 T 0
Lynn.o I t 1 1 tAgnew.e t 0 4 1 0
Ruseell.p I t I t ORutb.p 1 0 0 4 1
Wll'ms.p 1 t t 1 I
Rlsberg t I I I 0 Total.. 21 T 2T 21 0
Total!.. II tt410 1
Batted for Williams In ninth.
Chicago OttOOttO 04
Boston 1 0 1 0 0 1 t 0 I
Two-base hlta: J. Collin (2), Gainer.
Lewti. Stolen base: Walker. Double plays:
Weaver to B. Collin to Gondii; Gardner to
Cooney to Gainer; Lewi to Cooney. Baaea
on balls: Off Russell, 1; off Wllllama, I; off
Ruth, 4, Hlta: Off Ruasell I in (oar innlnga.
Umpire Hlldebrand and btneen. ,
.. Indiana Lick Athletic,
Philadelphia, Sept 24. Cleveland won to
day'! game, I to 4, and ran ita winning
itreak to ten straight Th nam was de
void of feature except (or Chapman' baaa
running, ha iteallng third baae and bring
ing in hia team'a first run by stealing
AB.H.O.A.E. A B. H.O.A.E.
Smith, If 4 t S t tJ'm'l'n,r( 2 110 0
Cpm'Mi I 1 I 4 Witt.se 1114 1
Bp'ker.ef 4 10 0 IStruhk.ct 112 0 0
Roth.rf , 4 0 1 t IBodle.lf I 1 I 0 0
Marria.lb S 1 11 0 t Batee.lb Stilt
W'bag iilb tilt lM'I'nla,lb 40110
Bvana.Jb 1 1 1 1 tOrover.lb S 0 2 1 0
Bllllnga.0 I 111 tPerklna.o 11440
T'k'hfn.p I 1 II P'nh'm,p 1110 0
Coumbe.p till tMcAvoy.o till t
Deberry 1 0 ,0 0 ISohauer.p 1 1 I t t
Myora.p ' t t 0 I 0
Total!. 21 TIT II lSchanv 110 0 0
Palmer 1 0 0 0 0
Sharman 0 0 t t 0
Total. 14 1 17 15
Batted (or Torkelaon In ninth.
Batted (or Perkins In eighth.
Batted (or Schauer in eighth.
Ran (or Bodlo In tho ninth.
Cleveland .....I 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 S
Philadelphia ,.l I t 0 t I I I t 4
Two-base hlta: Chapman, Witt, Strunk.
Three-base hit: Schang. Stolen baaea:
Chapman (I). Double playa: Wambaganai
to Harris: Harris (unassisted). Baae on
balls: ' Off Torkelaon, t; oft Parnham, 2:
off Schauer, 1; off Myers, I. Hits: Off
Torkelaon, I In eight Innlnga; oft Parnham, I
In three inlng. Struck out: By Torkelaon, I;
by Schauer, 1: by Myers, 1. Umpire: Mori
arlty and O'Loughlln,
... Tiger Spilt With Senator.
Waehlngton, Sept 14. Detroit apllt ven
with Washington her today in ita (Inat ap
pearance of th aeason, winning tho first
game, t to I, and losing th second I to t.
The visitor bunched hlta on Ayer and
Waldhauer, a recruit la th opening con
teat, but in th aecond gam Shaw held
them hltleaa until th ninth Inning. In th
i first contest Cobb made (our hit and a
acrltic In (iv time at bat, stole (our
base and (cored two runs. Score, (irst
DETROIT. WASHINGTON 1
AB H.O.A.E " AB.H.O.A.B.
Bush. si 1114 tM'n'sky.K I 1 I t,t
Vltt.Sb 4 1 t T tL'nardlb Stilt
Cobbcf 4 4 4 1 IMIlan.cf 110 0 1
Veaoh.lf .4101 IRlce,r( 4 1 t t 0
HIIm"n,rf I t 0 0 tFostar.Sb 2 1110
Kllla'n.lh 4 111 t tM'rgan.2b 4 1(10
Toung.lb 1 1 T 4 lCrane.ss 4 0 111
Stanage.e 4 0 10 t A'emlth.o 4 1 4 t 0
James.p fl 1 tAyera.p 1 0 0 10
Qh'r'ty 1 0 0 0 0
Total!.. 32 14 2T It IW'bauer.p 0 t 0 1 0
H.MU'n 1 0 0 0 0
Totals. .34 T IT II I
Batted for Ayeri In seventh.
Batted (or Waldbauer in ninth.
Detroit 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4 I
Washington ,.. I 0 t t t t t 3 0 I
Two-base hits: Veach, Ellison. Stolen
base: Cobb 4), Menosky (2). Double
play: Bush, Young to Ellison Baaea on
balls: Off Ayer. 3: off James. I; oft Wald
bauer. 1 Rita: Off Ayer. t in seven In
nlnga Struck out: By Ayer, 3; by James,
1. Umpires: Evam and Owen.
Bush .si 4 t I 4 tMeno'y.lf I 1 I 0 0
Vlttlb 1114 OLeon'd.lb Stilt
Cobb,cf I 1 It IMIlan.cf 4 1 1 t t
Veach.lf 4 t t t 1 Rlce.rf 4 110 0
HeU'an.rf 4 111 Boater. lb 4 1 I 4 t
Elllson.lb 4 til t OMor'n.lb I 1 I I t
Toung.lb 0 1 0 4 0Crane.es I 0 1 0 1
itanae.o 4 I S t 1 Aini'th.o title
Burni lilt OShaw.p I 1 1 1 0
Telle.e t t I t t
Dauaa.p 1 t I I 0 Total!. .11 t IT It 1
Nlch'eoa 10 11
Cuan'ro.p t t I t I
Total!.. 27 1 24 1 42
Batted (or Strange In eighth.
Batted (or Dauaa In eighth.
Detroit t t I t 0t 0 t 0
Washington . .1 0 0 t I t 1 I I
Two-base hit: Morgan. Three-base hit:
Menoaky. Stolen baae: Atnsmlth. Double
play: Dane to Bush to Ellison. Basea on
bells: Shaw, I; Dauaa, I; Cunningham, 1.
Hlta: Dauaa, S In seven Innlnga. Struck
out: By Dauaa. 4; Shaw, ; Cunningham,
1. Umpires: Owen and Evana.
Joe Jackson is
" " i-
Greenville, S. C, Sept 24. Joe
Jackson, f the Chicago American
league team's star batter, has been
granted exemption from selective
draft in ,he national army. Jackson's
home formerly was here and the lo
cal exemption board, whose action is
reviewable by the district board, grant
ed him exemption on, the ground of
a dependent wife. ' : y,
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
to Success. ; ,
Petrograd Stirred by Revela
tions that Premier Sent For
Korniloff's Troops and Gen
v eral Sent Too Many.
. (By Associated Pre.)
Petrograd, Sept 24. The Korniloff
mystery, arising out of the recent re
volt, has developed dimensions which
threaten existence of the cabinet, par
ticularly the position of Premier
Kerensky. The newspapers repre
senting the left and right parties de
mand an explanation from the gov
ernment, while the Bolshevik! organs
opensly accuse the premier, in the
words of the Nabotchi Poot, of being
in a conspiracy with Korniloff "to
crush the Petrograd proletariat and
the Workmen's and Soldiers' dele
gates with the help of cavalry corps
sent against Petrograd."
The newspaper asks why, if the pub
lished documents are forged, no de
nial has been issued.
The Bolsheviki group in the bureau
of the Central Workmen's and Sol
diers' delegates has carried by an
overwhelming majority a resolution
demanding an explanation.
Rebellion Part of Scheme.
Petrograd newspapers publish col
umns of revelations and interviews
with the chief actors in the revolt,
and while much is inexplicable, it is
agreed that negotiations between Pre
mier Kerensky and General Korniloff
for the establishment of a strong gov
ernment at Petrograd preceded the
rebellion. The march of General
Korniloff's troops on the capital is
said to have "been part of a scheme.
The Russkia Volya says the revela
tions have made an overwhelming im
pression on the members of the gov
ernment who were hot initiated into
the plan and that these ministers are
awaiting Premier Kerensky's explana
Korniloff Breaks Agreement
General Savinkoff, ex-director of the
war department and later commander
of the Petrograd troops sent against
General Korniloff, declares that he
was dispatched to General Korniloff
by Premier Kerensky, who had re
solved to proclaim martial law, with
a mission to ask the Russian commander-in-chief
to send to Petrograd
a cavalry corps and "savage" division
under command of a general other
than General Krymoff, who was in
political disrepute. General Korniloff
broke the agreement by sending both
Krymoff and the "savage" division to
ward the capital.
Praise For Alexieff.
Premier Kerensky has issued an
order of the day praising the services
of General Alexieff in suppressing
the Korniloff revolt without blood
shed and for re-establishing order and
normal activity-in the headquarters
staff. The premier accepts General
Alexieffs resignation, but places the
general at the disposal of the govern
ment so as not to lose the aid of his
experience in the conduct of military
affairs. : - '
Receives Fractured Skull
When Struck by Train
Henry Gitsen, employed at the
junk yard of A. Ferer, Eighth and
Douglas streets, was struck by a
freight switching in the yards and re
ceived a badly crushed skull. He was
conscious after the accident happened
and stated that he was leading a
horse across the track when he was
struck by the train. His recovery is
Jury Empaneled to Hear
$17,000 Damage Case
A jury was empaneled Monday
morning in district court to try the
case of John L, Lynch against the
street railway company. Lynch is su
ing for $17,000 alleging permanent
injuries suffered in September, 1916,
when an automobile in which he was
riding was struck by a street car. All
street car cases damage suits against
the street railway company are be
ing tried before "Judge Wakeley, sit
ting in law court
To Talk Muny Coal Yards
At City Council Today
An ordinance providing for the e-.
tablishment of a municipal coal yard
will be introduced before the city
council at its meeting this morn
ing. Corporation Counsel Lambert
expects to have the ordinance com
pletely drafted and have it in Com
missioner Butler's hands for introduc
tion Tuesday. The ordinance calls
for the creation of aa emergency
fund to get the muny coal company
started." " 11
Omaha District Luther
- League Elects Offers
. The Omaha District Luther league I
of the Augustana synod held its
eleventh annual meeting at Augustana
church, Benson, last week,
f The following officers were elected
for the coming year; President Mr.
Carl Lof; secretary, Miss Irene
Quick: treasurer. Mr. Carl Tohnson.
Record Trip Lands Big
Order for Kissel Factory
Driving from Milwaukee, Wis., to
New York City, a distance of 1,160
miles, in forty-six hours running
time, and shifting gears only four
times, is the recent performance of a
stock Kissell hundred point six four
It was driven by. both Ray Courte
nay, one of the Kissel factory men,
and Superintendent Jaccard of the C.
T. Silver Auto company of New
York City. Immediately on comple
tion of the trip, which was suggested
by Mr. Silver, this well known metro
politan concern, one of the largest re
tail automobile distributors in the
world, closed a heavy contract with
the Kissel factory for the exclusive
distribution of Kissel all-year cars
and trucks in Greater New York and
The party left Milwaukee at 8 a.
m. Sunday, September 9, arriving at
South Bend., Ind., at 8 o'clock. Sun
day night, after stopping one hour for
lunch at Chicago.
The trip was resumed at 7 a. m.
Monday, with one hour for lunch at
Toledo, arriving at Cleveland at 9 p.
m. Monday. Leaving Cleveland at
8:30 a. m. Tuesday, no stop was made,
excepting one hour for lunch at Pitts
burgh and one hour for dinner at
Bedford, Pa., arriving in New York
City at 8 a. m. Wednesday after trav
eling all night.
Wreck Mountain to Secure
Rich Copper Deposits
Churn drills and blasting crews
have started their work of making
a hole in the ground out of the Sac
ramento mountain, which frowns
down upon the Bisbee copper camo
from, its eminence in the Bisbee moun
tains. The wrecking of a mountain ta
obtain copper is one of the unique
mining engineering projects of this
district. Churn drills have drilled the
mountain full of holes and these are
being filled with high explosives and
exploded to loosen the rock for the
sriant steam shovels to scooo up and
load into cars. Thousands of tons of
overburden will be removed before
the mineral deposit is encountered.
The copper ore will then be removed
to the , crusher plant to be erected
near the mountain and crushed ore
concentrated and then smelted to ren
der the copper contained in the old,
red mountains. When the project is
completed the place where the Sacra
mento mountain now stands will be
a hole in the ground,, engineers say.
Captain Prentice Injured
In Fall from Balloon
Captain Tames Prentice of the Fort
Omaha balloon school was painfully
injured Saturday in a fall from a bal
loon at Missouri Valley. He suffered
a fractured shoulder and a broken
Major Hersey, accompanied by Cap
tain Prentice's cousin, Mrs. Nancy J.
Moore of Omaha, motored out to
Missouri Valley to bring the injured
man to his quarters at Fort Omaha.
Captain Prentice piloted the balloon,
which left here Saturday morning at
7 o'clock. The accident, which hap
pened while the balloon was sixty
feet in the air, occurred at 11 o'clock
the same morning.
Huge Committee to Help
r Sell Second Liberty Loan
Committees representing the vari
ous industries and organizations in
Omaha will constitute the city cam
paign committee of the second Lib
erty loan. Chairmen of the various
committees are being selected now
and will be called for a meeting next
Friday at the Commercial club.
The central campaign committee
met at the Commercial club at noon
and went over the general plans for
the campaign. W. E. Rhoades is
chairman and C J. . Lyon secretary.
About forty chairmen of the various
working committees in the city will be
selected. Each will have a working
committee which will canvass a sec
tion of the city.
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Women and the War Work
Mrs. Thomas Orr has been ap
pointed chairman of the housewife
committee by President Gould Dietz
of the Omaha chapter. Mrs. Orr will
name her committee at once and they
will begin work on 600 housewives,
which will be given to the Omaha men
as they leaM with the national army.
Miss Myra Nourse, who has acted
as office secretary at the Red Cross
headquarters since the organiiation of
the Omaha chapter, was forced to
resign her position because of ill
health. Miss Gladys Peters is filling
her place temporarily. ' ,
Mrs. F. A. Klinke, the knitting in
structor tt the Red Cross Knitting
school, is one of the busiest women
at the headquarters. She instructs an
average of thirty-five or forty women
each day, with a larger proportion on
lation of 53S people, has sent a mem
bership report of 468 to the state
headquarters, representing for the
most part higher class memberships.
A new first-aid class under the in
struction of Dr. John Hyde will meet
the first time Saturday morning at
11 o'clock in room 211 Baird building.
Seventeen women have registered for
the class, a large number of whom
will come from out in the state.
A large box containing morw than
100 fracture pillows and bandages and
two smaller boxes containing knitted
sponges were received at the Red
Cross work shop from the chapter
at Springfield, Neb.
The following new auxiliaries have
recently been organized under the su
pervision of the Omaha chapter; The
Woman's club of Waterloo, Neb., of
which Mrs. Etta P. Lowell is chair
man; Elkhorn auxiliary, Mrs. J. A.
Gibbons, chairman; Hanscom Park
Methodist Church auxiliary, Mrs. A.
H. Fetters, chairman; Prettiest Mile
auxiliary, ' Mrs. Charles Granden,
chairman, and the North Side Moth
ers' circle, with Mrs. George R. Gil
bert as chairman:' : ,
The Coleridge branch ! chapter in
Coleridge, Neb., which has a popu-
Plans are now underway for an in
stitute for home service workers of
the Red Cross under the supervision
of the civilian relief committee, of
which Mrs. C. M. Wilhelm is chair
man. At the conclusion of a conference
in Washington last week manuals of
instruction were mailed to the chair
men of all Omaha relief committees,
instructing them to present the facili
ties of their respective cities for work
along these lines. Thirteen divisional
schools for this work are to be estab
lished by the national Red Cross, but
should Omaha (not receive one of
these an extension school will be
established. The course will include
training of volunteers for social work
among families of soldiers' depend
ents. Mrs. Wilhelm will submit Omaha's
facilities within a few days.
Assure Commercial Club
Fort Crook Will Be Used
President Randall K. Brown of the
Commercial club, who has been in
Washington a week has been assured
that Fort Crook wili never be unoc
cupied by troops during the war. A
battalion of infantry from Fort Snell
ing is coming soon to occupy the fort
With" this fort kept in -occupation,
the vast growth ol the bafloon school
' at Fort Omaha and the great expan-
Omaha will have much military activ
Witnesses Here for the
Federal Grand Jury
The federal grand jury began its
session Monday at 2' p. m. A large
number of cases will come before the
jury. About forty witnesses are al
ready here to appear before the jury.
to Conquer thb Mountain
The mountains for years almost impassable barriers
to transportation have been made to yield their limit
less store of energy to the service of man.'
The tremendous forces of mountain torrents have been
fitted to the yoke of achievement and now furnish the
power that hauls the great all-steel trains of the "Mil
waukee Road " across the backbone of the continent
440 miles through the Belt, Rocky and Bitter Root
Mountains. An additional 211 miles is being electri
fied through the Cascade Mountains, Washington.
When next you journey to the cities of the Pacific
Northwest travel electrically on either of those famous
train's "The Olympian" ox'" The Columbian."
Mountain travel without cinderswithout jar or grind
ing brakes. Snow-clad vistas unobscured by trailing
smoke via the
Milwaukee & St. Paul
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