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SOX; SCALPERS BOOST PRICES
; National League Champs Convinced World's Title Will Be
Theirs; Hose None Too Happy Oyer Gotham De
: . ' feats; Complain Muggy' Men Roughed
Them At Second Base.
J Chicago, Oct 12. The victories of the New York Giants
Jin the third and fourth games of the world's series, thus evening
'up the score, caused speculators to raise the prices of seats to
'day for the fifth game, which is to be played at White Sox park
tomorrow. ;.:' - .- ; '
' For single grandstand seats the . 0miMltm a '
iriartc iictioivii vi
; brokers are demanding (10 and for a
.box seat $15.
& The sale of reserved seats for to
morrow's game also was opened at
; the park box office today. The tick
- ets art those . redeemed from pur
chasers who bought , for the three
J" games here, as required by the man
agement, and later found themselves
unable ,to attend the third game of the
series. A record-breaking crowd is
expected to attend if the weather per
mits.. 1 ' T, '
s The offlcial 'weatlier forecast today
for tomorrow's game reads: "Satur
day fair, with slowly 'rising tempera
ture." ; ,
' This prognostication does not nec
t9ritv mran warm weather. SI the
'"temperature was distinctly cold today J
with an occasional straynaice oi snoy
in the air.
, Giants Confident.
? On Board Giants' Special Train,
Oct 12. No more confident ball club
ever sallied forth to battle than the
New York Giant today, enroute to
Chicago for the fifth game of their
world's championship series with the
White Sox. Having evened the count
at two, all the National league cham
pions were convinced that they had
only to continue playing at the same
speed they developed in the two
games at New York to overcome their
American league foemen, and: they
felt not the slightest doubt on that
Do Not Underrate Sox.
' Yet the Giants carefully resisted
any temptation to prophesy a com
plete triumph .within; the next two
playing days. They were frank to
confess that they regard the White
Sox as already beaten, but they do
not display the slightest tendency to
underrate their opponents. They
expressed a belief that Manager Row
land of the White Sox will almost
certainly start Ed Cicotte, of shine
jball fame, against them in tomorrow's
engagement at Comiskey park, and
'another gruelling contest in which
the "breaks" in the luck would prob
"ablv decide the issue. ' -
! they also predicted that Harry
(Slim) Saliee will lead the New York
club into action in the fifth game
' of the series and the third to be
ntiverf in Chiciffo. and that he will
be even more effective against the
White Sox than he was last Saturday,
when he held the American leaguers
to seven hits, while yielding a 2 to
1 decision to ucotte, -
McCarty Comes Back.
AH the Giant ptayers except Lew
! McCarty were ' in perfect physical
! condition a the club traveled west
ward, and McCarty i injured shoulder
had mended to such an extent that
he was ab'e to carry his own hand
baetraee. McCrrty announced that
'while he probably will be unable to
. catch another garnet this year, tie
"will be ready within a couple of days
to resume play as a cinch hitter.
,': Manager McGr.w had nothing to
say for publication beyond the mere
statement that he never had lost faith
in his champions and that he now re
fards their chances of winning the
ase ball championship of the world
; .better than ever.
Sox Glad to Get Home.
On Board the Sox Special Train.
Oct 12. The Chicago White Sax.
. having lost their edge on the world's
series by dropping two games to the
New York Giants, are hurrying west
-today to meet the Polo grounders on
. Lomiskey park, where the American
leaguers hope to come out in front
again. The Sox were none too happy
a lot as they contemplated eighteen
consecutive innings of play without
scoring a run against the Giants on
Jhe Polo grounds. - -
; "Well Start Again In Chicago."
"We simply could not hit." said
Chick Gandil. "If yoa can't hit, you
can't win. We will start again in
Chicago. B niton pitched the best
game so far against us. We have
hit better nitchera than Schuoo."
s Some of the Sox players complained
that the Giants ronehed them as they
'went into second base, and said that
if the New Yorkers were looking for
;trouble they would find it before the
series waa over. Manager Rowland
plans to uncover "Reb" Russell
against the Giants on Saturday. Ci
cotte says he is ready to go on the
: pitching hill on Saturday , if Rowland
calls upon bun.
Persistent Advertising Is the Road
Federal Bird Laws
"Washington, Oct 12. The Depart
ment of Agriculture today announced
amended migratory bird regulations,
effective October. 15. v'
One change permits hunting from
half an hour before sunrise to sunset
during the open season, subject to
Other changes include:
In states with ooen season. Septem
ber 7 to December 20 Wisconsin,
Minnesota, North Dakota, South Da
kota. Montana. Wvominsr. Colorado
and Idaho open season is changed
to September 16 to- December 31, both
days inclusive, except in South Da
kota and Wisconsin, where' the sea
son closes on December 20. i In east
ern Oregon, Washington, Nevada and
Pennsylvania the open season also
is September 16 to December 31.
Lnen season October 1 to January
15 is unchanged in Rhode Island. Con
necticut, Iong Island, New Yorlr,
New Jersey, Utah, Oregon and Wash
ington, west of the Cascade moun
The department announces that the
regulations do not permit hunting of
migratory birds when it is unlawful
under state laws.' v; r ;
Three-Fingered Pitcher ;;) :
- 1 Sues for Back Salary
cover 5,000 alleged to be due him in
back salary, Mordecai Brown, the
three-hngered pitcher, has hied suit
in the United States district court here
for the appointment of a receiver for
the defunct Federal league.
win the Grand Prix cup races of twen-
Kall and signed a three-year contract
at a salary of $7,500 a year to manage
the bt Louis federals, tie was re
leased and the league, it is claimed.
agreed to meet the obligations of his
The suit was filed in Chicauro at this
time so summonsea could be served
on s majority of the defendants, who
are nere attending the world's series.
Brown pitched for the Columbus
club of the American association dur
ing the last season. '
r ; Cam Stop With F&lrbury Ahead.
Falrbury, Nb.. Oct It. (SDeelal !.
rm.) Owing to Captain IUr of tha Ba
broa Htth pchool toot ball team bla In-
Jarad thla afternoon, tha aama waa called
oft, tha acora atandlnf S to 0 In favor of
rairoury, . ur, wnua attemptlnt to block
a ralrbory play, euatalnad blow an hit
hrad and for aeverat houra a doctor thought
hit ikull fractured. However ho recovered
luffloently to accompany , tha team home.
Tackle Ward of Kalrbury reitletered tha
victory for tha locale by capturing a aatety
ana matinf a toucnaown. ;
"Wood River, Neb., Oct 11 (Special Teta
tram.) The Wood River High achool foot
ball team whitewashed the Kearney Mili
tary academy team here thla afternoon, el
to I. Captain Burmood atarred for the
tocala. Wood River hat wno all Iti famea
thla year, defeatlna Orand leland High
achoot aeoond team laet Friday,, SO to t.
. Orand Inland High Wine., v
QranS Iiland, Neb., Oct It. (Special
Telegram.) The Grand Island High ichool
foot ball team defeated Ravenna hero today
In hard tough game, the loctta acorlng their
only touchdown In the lent five mlnutea of
alay. Score I to e ,
Cheater Wallope Superior High.'
Cheiter. Neb.. Oct IS. (Special Tele
gram.) Chatter defeated Superior High
school in a faat game of foot half here
today, IT to a. .
root Ball Beaalta. ' , .
At Bprtngtteld. Mete. Oeorgetown, !!;
Springfield, V. M. C. A., 0.
. Brown. S7; Holy Crone. ' ' '
Georgetown, 26; Y. M. C A. eollege, .
Boston collrge, SO; Tufte, S.
Montana Agglea, SO; Colorado Agglea, SO.
La Follette Probe ?
Opens Again Today
Washington) Oct 12. Investiga
tion of Senator La Follette's alleged
disloyal speech before the Nonparti
san league at at. Paul was continued
todav by a snecial senate committee
Receipt of an approved transcript of
tne aaaress irom tne Wisconsin sea
ator-with a letter expressing willipg-
ness to testify indicated a thorough
sitting of the charges.
Senator La Follette wrote that he
was" accurately quoted in the state
ment that former Secretary Bryan
knew of the existence of ammunition
intthe cargo of the Lusitanla.' -
A temporary halt in the inouinr wil
be probably ordered until ah official
statement regarding the Lutania
charges can be had from Mr. Bryan.
" Persistent Advertising I the Road
10 VANS TODAY IN
FIRST JIG GAME
Clash With Hawkeyes Today
Will Give Nebraska Follow
ers Line on Stewart's
1917 Eleven. ,
By FRED S. HUNTER.
Nebraska's strong and sturdy Corn
buskers start today on their 1917
gridiron campaign, which it is hoped
will bring the western foot ball cham
pionship to the golden rod state. '
The Cornhuskers today play the
first of the series of six "big5 games.
This clash is with Iowa university
Uon Nebraska field at Lincoln.
Prospects for success on the grid
iron have never been more brilliant
at the Husker institution. Despite the
fact that many veterans of the 1916
team are gone, indications are that
Nebraska will have the greatest
eleven in the history of the school.
New material has made almost every
tiosition on the team stronger than
ast year. v
Last Saturday,' the Huskers wal
loped Nebraska Wesleyan, 100 to 0.
It was the third largest score, ever
recorded by a Nebraska eleven and
it was accomplished without the aid
of the mart who gives promise of be
ing the individual star of this year's
Four New Stars. ' -
Four new men of exceptional grid
iron talent and ability are largely re
sponsible for the optimism in the
Cornhasker camp, .They-, sret Wil-
l.iant Day bf Beatrice, Sara Kellogg
Wf Nebraska City, Hafbld: McMahon:
of Lincoln and Schellenberg. : make :
up1 the quartet
It was Schellenberg who was the
big factor in running up the century
count on Wesleyan. This young
giant, a powerful line plunger, as well
as a brilliant open field runner and s
10.2 man, carried the. ball almost at
will against." Wesleyan. Foot ball
fans, who saw the game, thought an
other Chamberlain had been turned
loose on Nebraska field.
The achievement of a 100 to 0 score
is remarkable in itself, but it is all
the more remarkable, because it was
done without Hal McMahon. And
McMahon is heralded as the best of
this quartet of new stars. , He is said
to be one of the best open field men
Nebraska ever had. He also is said
to possess great driving power and
is thus a dangerous line plunger! It
is upon McMahon that Nebraska's
aerial attack largely depends, as his
accuracy with the pigskin is deadly.
What, then, could the Cornhuskers
have done to Wesleyan had McMa
hon been in the game, Nebraska fol
The game today with Iowa will give
Husker fans a real opportunity to es
timate the worth of their idols. Iowa
is a Western conference team, a team
which ranks above Nebraska in so
far as the conference of which it is
a part, is concerned. Nebraska has
an edge over the Hawkeyes in the
number of victories gained in battles
between the, rival schools, but Iowa
always has a team which puts up a
stubbocn contest and if the Huskers
win by any appreciable margin at all,
it is conclusive evidence tney art tne
The Cornhuskers probably will
show little more than straight foot
ball today unless, the Hawkeyes
threaten to edge out a victory. Ne
braska has two stiffer games just
ahead, the conflicts with Notre Dame
next Saturday and Michigan two
weeks from today. Even though
atraight foot ball is the program,
however, today's clash will give the
tans an opportunity to see ju
Stewart'a charges have to present this
year and fairly reliable prophecy of
the eleven's ultimate successcan be
Mulford Picked to Win . A ,
At Chicago, Speedway
Chicatro. Oct 12. Ralph Mulford
was regarded tonight as favorite ' ttj
to win the Grant. Prix races of twen
ty, fifty and 100 miles at the speedway
course tomorrow. In the qualifying
test today Mulford drove his car at
tha rate of near'y 110 miles an hour.
Nine other drivers, including uaston
Chevrolet, will compete. - ;
SQUAMOW IS 0. K.
McMahon and Other Six Injur
ed Athletes Eeturn to Game
Beady for Tray With
Lincoln, Oct 12. (Special) The
Cornhusker foot : ball squad, with
seven men in the hospital after the
game with Wesleyan last Saturday,
has rounded into superb physical
shape for, the annual battle with the
University of Iowa Saturday after
noon on Nebraska field and should
give the Hawkeyes a sound trouncing.
With McMahon, the star backfield
reoruit who was out of the game last
Saturday because of injuries, back in
the lineup for the final two practices,
the last of the hospital squad has re
ported. Dr. E. J. Stewart, the head coach,
?irofesses to be mightily concerned
or fear the Huskers will become
overconfident. He expects a gruelling
battle with the Hawkeyes, for the in
formation which the Nebraska mentor
has received indicates that Coach
Jones has a squad which is far supe
rior to the eleven Nebraska tussled
with last year. There appears to be
some basis for his fears, however.
Two teams always play their strong
est, game against Nebraska the Jay
hawkers and the Hawkeyes. Only a
few years ago one of the 'Strongest
elevens ever representing the Husk
ers journeyed to IowatCity to meet
a supposedly, weak Iov.a team ad
only escaped a licking by Vic Halli
gan a trusty .toe. t
Plenty of Dash. ;
1 The dash and spirit of Cornhusker
foot ball elevens, which was so sadly
wanting in the 1916 eleven, has char
acterized the entire week's preparS
tions for Iowa, however. McMahon
came back into the lineup Wednes
day night and signaled his return by
providing a series of thrills for the
bleachentes when he raced around
the freshmen wings for two long runs
of fifty, yards each and each netting
a touchdown. Cornhusker rooters are
nearly agreed that McMahon has the
making of a wonderful foot ball play
erperhaps speedier than the mighty
Chamberlain and a more baffling open
field runner. Barring injuries, .the no
tion prevails here pretty strong that
the former Lincoln High school lad
will prove himself one of the great
foot ball players in the country be
fore the 1917 season is over.
Stewart'- freshmen recruits means
the possible retirement of two of last
years regulars to the second string
or at least alternating with them. It
is quite likely that Stewart will start
the game 'Saturday with McMahon
and Shellenberg as halfbacks, and
Dobson and Kellogg as fullbacks.
Dobson is the only one of the three
backfield men from last year. He
will be 'relied upon for the forward
passing and for a large share of the
punting, although Munn has shown
great ability along these lines and
may be used to do the kicking. The
backfield combination, however,
should prove to be the greatest a
Nebraska team ever boasted of. Mc
Mahon. Shellenberg and Kellogg
showed wonderful ability to skirt the
ends, while Dobson and Shellenberg
have flashed a new line ot stutt tor
Cornhusker rooters when it comes
to smashing, their way through an
, . Day st Center.
Day. normally a backfield man, has
been converted Into s center and is
doing such a satisfying job of it that
he has practically cinched the place.
Huka and Rhodes. -ton the ends, are
playing a great defensive game. They
both average nearly 180 pounds, and
with the big men in the line, make
the Cornhusker team one of the
huskiest that has ever represented
Day, at center, weighs 178, while
Dale and Wilder, the two guards, are
close to 200 pounds. . Captain Shaw,
as tackle, weighs 185, while Munn, the
other tackle, weighs 212. The Ne
braska backf:e1d is unusually heavy
this year. McMahon, the lightest man,
weighs. 165. Shellenberg has 180
pounds of brr.wn, and Kellogg also
weighs 180. Dobson weighs 175
oounds. a f
Stewart is still driving his team
in the use of the forward pass, which
cost the team of 1916 two defeats,
In the Wednesday and Thursday
nrartire the HusVrr mentnr woulH nn
permit the varsity to use any other
plays, and in spite of it the regular!
Sport Calendar Touay
Racing Oprninf ef faU aaeetiaf of la
tent Jockey dob, J"tnl. Kv.
Trotting Cloee of the Graad Circuit meet
ing et Le- infrtin, Kv.
Ant Opening of annual enow of Pitts
burgh Automobile DealerV association.
Twenty, thirty, fifty and 100-mile tirand
Prix raoea at Chicago.
put across a string of touchdowns
against the freshmen.
The advance sale of tickets for the
game Saturday afternoon indicates
practically a capacity crowd.
OMAHA HIGH TRIMS
CREI6HJM, 52 TO 0
Catholic Lads No Match for the
Huskies From the Central
School, Who Score Eight
The football warriors from Central
High romped away from the Creigh
ton High achool squad Friday after
noon on Creighton field. Making long
end runs almost at will and uncover
ing a brilliant atrial game they came
off to the tune of 52 to 0.
The dope was completlye upset.
Followers of the blue and white be
fore the game boasted that they had
a team that would give Central a hard
tusslee if not actually defeat them.
But Cenetral got a start after the first
five minutes of play and then it was
stouchdown after touchdown for the
Omaha boys. . .,'
Maxwell was Central s star and par
ticular shining light He was respon
sible for two touchdowns, several long
passes and did what kicking was nec
essary. Smith at righthalf played a
brilliant game scoring three touch
downs and going through the line for
big gains. Schafer tfaynter and No
.hie also put up their usual high class
brand of boot ball.. ,,. . .." '.
Coyle of Creighton was the main
stay of his comrades. He was a con
sistent gainer when called upon to
carry the ball, and tackled hard.
Creighton showed lack of coaching
and their light weight was a factor
that counted heavily against them.
Yesterday's game .was the third one
tor Omaha, but Creighton's first '
Creighton held for the first five min
utes of play, then Central began an in
exorable march uo the field with No
ble, Smith and Logan carrying the
ball. A pass from Maxwell to Smith,
ane ont to Carson netted the first
score. Maxwell kicked goal.
Smith started the second quarter
with a ten-yard dash followed by a
long pass. The ball seesawed back
and forth, until Smith went over the
line on a forward pass from Maxwell.
By means ot line bucking and end
runs Central scored another touchdown.
In the second half Omaha resorted
to more ooen field work using end
runs and forward passes with contin-e
ued success. Lreighton tailed signally
in feeble attempts to block the passes.
Frank Gotch Is in Chicago
III on Way to Hot Springs
Chicago. Oct. 12. Frank Gotch, for
years world's champion wrestler, is
seriously ill in this city. Gotch, ac
companied by Mrs. Gotch, arrived
here yesterday from their home at
Humboldt. Ia., on their way to Hot
SoringS, Ark. He became suddenly
ill and went to the German hospital.
It was said that he was suffering
from an obscure kidney ailment.
lineoln Defeat Xo-th Pltf,
North Platte, Neb,. Oct. II. (Special Tel
egram.) The foot ball senion opened here
todejr with a victory for Lincoln oer North
Platte High school, 26 to 7. Touchdowns for
Lincoln were made by Munn, Morre and
Lamb and goal kicks by Morre and Munn.
North Platte's touchdown was made by Mc
Grew, with a goad kick by Murrln. . North
Platte made a safety, giving Lincoln two
points. Lewellen scored three points for
Lincoln with a drop kick. Star playi were
made by Norrls, Baker and Walter of North
Platte and Morre, Lamb and Munn for Lin
coln, Attendance 500
Brown Defeats Holy Cross.'
Worcester, Mass., Oct. IS. Brown tmU
verslty foot ball team was scored on fr
the first time this year by Holy Cros
which played Its first game of tha season
and crossed ths Brown goal Una for
touchdown. Brown won the garna t a
score of 27 to 6.
Omaha Fans Make Switch;
Now Line Up With Giants
The New York Giants go into to
day's gam j with the White Sox long
favorites with the Omaha fans, who
have suddenl" switched from their
original hopefuls, the Sox, to the lads
from Manhattan Island.
When the big series opened Omaha
fans all were with the Pale Hose,
largely because of Comiskey's wide
spread popularity and because the
Sox are westerners. When Rowland's
troupe carried off the first two games
the odds sailed a mile high in Omaha,
but following the Giants' marked, re
versal in form, odds how favor the
Giants. Bottin? is 7 to 5 the Giants
capture the series and some bets have
been made at even money "that
Muggsy's athletes will take two
straight games. '
Creighton High School
Overwhelmed by Norfolk
Norfolk, Neb., Oct 12. (Special
Telegram.) Creighton High school
team was entirely outclassed here
this afternoon by the Norfolk High
school team. The final score was 13
CENTRAL HIOH i
Scott .......... L. SI.
Paynter i. .L.T.
Logan It. a.
Button R. O.
Beater ,...R. T.
Carson .R. K.
Maxwell ....... Q. B.
T. Logan . ...L. H. B,
Smith, (c)...R. H. B.
Noble .F. B.
L. T , McAleer
ua .. Kum
R. a Rlnehart
R. T........ Lonegren
R. B Murphy
Q. B Owen
L.H. B Kelly
R. H. B.; .... Ronayne
F. B Coyle
Substitutes: Central, Aeton for T. Logan,
Russell for Scott, Rookwell for Paynter,
Crowell for Button. Crelghtont Kohlfe for
Murphy, Touchdowns: Maxwell, I; Bmlth, 3;
Carson, Noble and Aeton. Goals kicked:
Maxwell, 4. Head linesman: McCormaok,
Wesleyan, Umpire: IL Delmaeter, Referee:
W. Howard, Nebraska. Time of, Quarters:
12 minutes. '-.
Tecumseh High School
Defeats Nebraska City
Tecumseh, Neb.. Oct. 12. (Special
Telegram.) The Tecumseh High
school foot ball team, defeated the
high school team .from , Nebraska
City today, 31to 6. v
Cambridge High Wins!
f-emhrtdM- Neb..- Oct. 1! (Snnclf Tale.
gram.) Cambridge High defeated Oberlin.
Kan., High 40 to IS at foot ball. Cambridge
girls defeated Bertrand girls 14. to I, baeket
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