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JO HIT SLANTS
OF VAN GILDER
Caps , Girardeau Twirler Re
. peats Orfooles Beat of LWe'd
nesday, and Rourkes -
I Win, 1 toO.
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Ckpnber of Commerce
I Night at Rourke Park
' Tonight will U Chamber of
Commerce night t Rourke park.
,. Tb tame, starts at 6:30 p.
Vith C. C. George, president of the
Chamber, of Commerce, at bat:
John W. Gamble, chairman' of the
executive committee, in the box,
and Randall X. Brown, pait presi
dent, behind the plate. ,
. The Chamber of Commerce haa
urged every member to be present
with his family to boost the game
along in Omaha. . ,
The Chamber of Commerce now
is selling coupon books containing
tickets for 20 games. It is the aim
to sell 1,000 of these booki.
It was Mr. E. R. Van '' Gilder of
Ctpe Qirirdeau, ' Mo., who applied
t'ic whitewash to the Hutchinson
Packers last evening. .Van had a
tijljt pull, but he emerged victorious,
i to o.; . -:r: , - '.
The Rourkes scored their lone run
In the first inning;. Manager Con
roy of " the Packers sent Oscar
Graham back against Jackson's tribe
and the Jacksontans started out to
take kindly to his offerings as they
HI Ae previous day..
r ' Score to Firtt. .
AI Sashang opened the first stanza
by poking a single ; through Conroy.
Jackson flung his bat at the ball and
sscrificed Al to second. Then Oonica
Sew out, but Hanford poled a single
ta center, and Bashang came home. ,
That ended the scoring for Omaha,
but' it also ended the' scoring for the
day so Everything was lovely.
Graham hurled good ball the rest of
the. game and the. Rourkes didn't even
threaten, -f . i . s i . : .
But Hutchinson never did threaten
the way Van Gilder was working.
Hutchinson made two more hits off
Vaa than Omaha did off of Graham,
but it didn't do them any good.
,. v Bashang Interferes. , ! '. .
Hutchinson put two hits together
ia the third nd might have scored
but. Bashang interfered with a great
throw to the plate which cut . down
; Pitt who tried to score from second
on a hit by Dilt :
Then in the fourth Hutchinson
collected two hits but the Rourkes
stepped the rally when Defate, Calla
l.n and Jackson engineered a double
i'lY f':- . "
The game was' fast and snappy and
'tayed in . the rapid-fire time of one
Ljt and 20 minutes.
Harry Williams, Omaha boy,
joined the Rourkes yesterday as re
3 f catcher. . Bill Kelly caught his
L-ft game fdr Omaha yesterday.
Hutchinson 'winds up its stay in
0 aha tonight- It will be Chamber
d Commerce; night. Game starts at
6:30. v ...
Lincoln UdWins Boxing
? ' Match at Rock Island
Rock' fslarid,' Sll., May 23.Roy
Moore, Minneapolis, knocked out
Jimmy Aiine, Duluth, in , the third
round of a scheduled 10-round en
counter here tonight. Kid .Wheelock,
Liacoln, Neb.; knocked out Johnny
Donahue, Rock Island, in six rounds.
Tony Caponi, another local, beat
Johnny Myers, Detroit, in six rounds
and Eddie Summers, Muscatine, and
lack Beatty, Peoria, fought a six
. -To Try Twilight Base Ball
Chicago,- May 23. -Twilight base
hall will be given atrial in the
American association beginning at
MimeapOlis tomorrow night. President.-
Hickey announced today. The
C-me will be started , at -6:45 o'clock.
Tc.rny Gibbons to Train v
. ! ; Soldiers as Fistic Fighters
-St. Paul, Minn., May 23. Tommy
C bons; middleweight boxer, an
r:anced today that he has accepted
an oifer from the director general of
j.rmy recreation and is awaiting
assignment as a boxing' instructor,
Ct, Joseph. ?allt in line. '
St Joseph, Mo., May ' 23. The
management of the St Joseph West
ern league base, ball club announced
.5.Jy that. ,-starting next Monday,
ti"-ht base ball Would be given a
' " rere.. The games , are to be
-ed at 6:30 oV:lock : '
4 , Ztzzsienitd for Gallantry.
'VashingtonvViMay - 23 Secretary
:els today : commended Clarence
Case, naval reserve, ; of Los An
. CaL for e-allarftrv for rescuins
' 4 - lender from .Growing a
-iy, jn. JH April lit -
.' OMAHA. ' . ,
,AB. X. H. tO. A. B.
Jacktoa, lb..,, S
Donlw, Sb .......
Hanford, If ......8
Dcfato, M . V..,.S
MaldcrnuiB, f ,.S
Van Clldcr, p ....S
Total . ...... ., I 4 M 14
.HtTCHISBOW. , ,
AB. . IT. PO.
... .4 i
Cnaror, Sb ...,..S ft 1
DUti, rt ........4 ' ft , 1
MCIllMld, M....4 ' ft ft
Falk, If ,..i..,..4 ft - 1
nriabMk, lb , ft 1
BDMa, Jb ......S ' ft
Banner, ...,,S .0
ft v S
Oraham, p .....,S 0
Nol ...........1 ' ft
1 . 1
Total .......SI, .ft 14. .IS ft
Battd far Oraham la alabth Innlaa.
Omaha 1 0 0 0 ft ft 0 1
Hlta t 0 0 1 ft ft 0 1
Batcblaaoa .,.0 ft 0 .0 0 0 0 0 00
. hiu ........o'o i e o e
Two-baM hlUl ; IMnla. ' Snorlflra hltai
Jaekaoa, Haaforf. Stolen baaat Pitt, Me
C'lellaad. Voubla plarai Dafaaa ta CaUabaa
ta Jickwn. Hllnl Off Graham, S In aavca
maiatai Orr ilantler, 1 la aaa Inalns. Htraek
cot I Br Van OUdar, Si by irabam, S.
Bam an ballit Off Van Gilder, It off
Oraham, Bj-Laft an kaaaat Omaha, 4
Hntehlnaon, 4. Tlma of carnal litO. t'm
BOSTON IS HELD
SAFE BY MORTGii
Strunk Sends "Texas League
Single" Over Chapman's Head
Too Weak for Wood to
Boston, May 23. Guy Morton held
Boston M. one Jjjit today,' Cleveland
winning 1 .to .0. and taking two out of
three for the series. It is the first
hbme (erica Rnttnn haa 1nmt (,;.
. w . , ..wv
VMT- In th aevenfh Cfn.nlr .
Texas, leagua single over Chapman's
neaa 100 weaic tor wood to catch.
Chanman aine-lH in tha fnnrth nA
after Speaker had flied to Whiteman,
Roth's double off the score board in
left, scored Chapman with the only
tl tea alf fl-Vtaa arnMa ' .-
inun'a V - in u a a m
Mlllar.lb 4 4 11 OHoopar.rf 4 4 0 0 0
rhnmn mm alia not.... . w a a - A
" ' - - vwiiwi.i. W 9 O V
8pakr,cf 4 1 t 4 OStrunk.cf 4 110 0
civ. -b - . . . . . . . : : .
"wi ownimn.ii v e o o
Wbtni.Sb 4 4 10 lMelnla.lb S 0 10 0 0
Wood, If I 1 I I Thmaa.Jb S t 1 t 4
Halt,lb III 08cott,aa S 0 1 1 0
unoiii.o 114 0 OAgnew.e -1 0 S t 0
Morton, p I 14 4 OScliana.o 0 0 0 4 0
Jonea.p 2 0 0 0 0
Total 11 i:7 4 IRuah.p 0 0 0 4 0
HobltUl, 1 0 0 4 0
' Total , SI 11110
Batttd. for Jon In lthth.
ClavalAnd a a a i a a a a
Botton .......8 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 00
Two-baaa hltt Roth, Morton. Sacrifice
hit: Roth. Ainaw. Doubl play: Shean
to Soett Loft on baa: Cleveland, 4;
Boston, 4. Flrat baaa on error: Boiton, 1.
Baaea on ball! Off Morton, 1: Jon, 1:
Biwh. 1. Hltit Oft Jonea. t In eltht In-Bin-!
Buih. 1 In en Innlnt. Struck oat;
By Morton. 4; Jonea. 4 Wild pitch: Jonea.
toalar pitcher; Jon.' ,
Bi Lool Axaia Defeata Saaatora.
Waahlngtoa, May 11. 8t Lout tatd a
ninth Innlnc rally hare today to mak It
four etralfht over Waahlnf ton. . The c6r
a S to .
. Sooret v
;" -. ST. LOtnS. WASHINOTON. ' "
Tobln.ef 4 0 11 OShottn.rt 4 0 14 4
Auatln.lb S 1 S 1 0Judi,lb 4 1 10 t 4
Staler.lb 4 til I Orotter.Sk 4 1 S 1 4
Otdon,lb S41S lMUan.cf 4 0 4 4 0
Dmlt,rf I I I I 08hanka.lf S S 4 4 4
Maleel. 4 4 4 0 OMorgan.tb 4 4 4 4 4
Hnflrs.rf 4 0 0 4 OLavan.aa. I 1 I 1 I
8mlth.lt I I I I lAnsmth.o S 1114
Nunmkr.4 111 0 Schultt, 1 4 4 4 4
Oirtnr.li 1.1 I l OAyara.p 114 14
Ror.p till 4,rinsllnf, 11444
Totals II 11 IT II I Total It I IT H 4
Ran for Demmltt In ninth.
Batted for Alnamlth In ninth.
Batted for Ayar in ninth.
St. Louie ,...4 1 4 4 4 4 4
Waihlnftoa -..1 4 4 1 4 4 4
Two-bai hlta: Judt. Dmmltt.
baa - hit: Smith. Stolen baaea: Demmltt,
Smith. Saoritlre hlta; Auatln, Oedeon,
Oarber. Double plays: Toatar to Morten ;
Potr to Moraan to Judt Left on bate:
St. Louts, 1 Waehinfton, f. Flrat base on
error: Washtntton. 1. Baa on balla:
Off Ayera, I; Xofera, I. Struck out: By
Ayar. 1; Rotar. 1.
Mtlwaukaa, May St. Score: R. R. B.
Loulavllla a ii l
Milwaukee I It I
Batterlea: Shackelford. . Lltu and
Xoeher: Howard. Williams, and Huhn.
. St. Paul May tl. Score: - R. H. E.
folumbua , ,.,1 I 1
St Paul ,, vi.;.;.;...t' T I
Batterlea: WUIIa and Hartley; Plercay.
Jaaper and Cook. Glenn.
Mlnnaaaolta Mat !.t a v i
Toledo . , , l i
Minneapolis a t 1
Batterlea: Eandera and Kelley; Robtrtaon
At Memphta. 1; Mobile, 1.
Finns Make Fresh Demand
For Release of American
Washington, May 23. The Fin
nish government has made another
demand on Germany for the release
of Prof. Henry Crosby ' Emery, the
American seized and taken into Ger
many when thtGermans landed on
the Aland islands. ' -
The Finnish jcharge d'affaires at
Stockholm has reported to American
Minister Morris that he believes the
request will be granted. Prof. Emery
is at Zauenberg, Pomerania, . where
be is -allowed considerable freedom.
NEW YORK GRABS
THIRD GAME IN
In the Fourteenth Frame Zim
merman and Fletcher Double
' and Holke Singles, Gaining
' 6 to 4 Victory.
St. Louis, May 23. By taking to
day's game in the fourteenth inning,
6'- to 4, New York made its third
straight over the local team. In the
fourteenth inning Zimmerman and
Fletcher doubled and Holke singled,
giving the. visitors two runs.
'After the first inning when Cruise
hit a home run into the right field
bleachers, Tesreau had things his own
way until the eighth inning when the
locals tied the score on - errors by
Fletcher and Rodriguez and a sacri
fice hit Anderson replaced Tesreau
and Sherdell relieved Doak The
two then fought it out. Score
NEW TORK. 8T. LOUIS.
Tounf.rf T 1 0 OSmyth.lb ( 0 4 S 0
Kauff.cf fill OSmlth t( I 1 I 1 I
Burni.lf 4 1 4 4 4Balrd,Sb I 111 0
Zmman lb T I I I OCrulse.lf 114 4 0
Fltchr.aa 4 S I I IPalette lb I 1 10 1 0
Kolka.lb I 1 11 1 lWallace.a I 0 I I 1
Rdrtui.lb I 1 111 S'Meadowo 4 4 0 4 0
M'Carty.o 4 S S 4 tBnyder.o 4 111 S 1
Tareau.p 1114 OOnialea.rf 4 10 4 0
Thorpe 1 0 0 0 OMay.p 14 0 10
Adrson.p 1 0 0 3 ODoak, p. 0 0 4 1 0
i 'Hornaby 1 1 0' 4 0
Totala 61 17 43 26 4'Paekard 4 0 4 4 4
Sherdel.p I 4 4 I 4
Totals tl 141141
Rodrlques out In second; McCarthy hat
ted out of turn. ,
Batted for Terau la ninth.
Batted for Doak In alchth.
Ran for Hornaby In elthtb.
Ran for Wallace In 14th.
New Tork. ..0 1 I 0 1 0 0 0 0 I 4 t 4
St Louts.... 1 000001106000 04
Two-base hlta: Holke, Paulette Zimmer
man Fletcher, Home run: Crulaa. Stolen
baaea: Smith, Zimmermen (t),-Burns t),
Batrd.. Paorinca hits: Rodrtfues, Doak,
Smith. . Double - BlaTi: Paulette. Balrd
Smith. Pletcher Rodrltoaa, Holke. Left
on bates. New fork,, 11; St. Loula, f. Flrat
bass on errors; New Tork. 1; St. Loula, S.
Baaa oa balls: Off May. 1: eft SherdaL S.
Hlta: Off Teareau t In eltht lnnlnts: off
Anderson, l in sla lnnlnts; on May S In
two and one-third Innlnt i off Doak', S In
fire and two-thlrda limlnt! off Sherd, T
In al Innlnt. Hit by pitched ball; By May
(Burna). Btrnek out: By Teareau, I; by
Andernon, I; by May, 1: by Doak, I; by
Sherd!, S. Wild pitch: Teareau. Wlnnlnt
ptcher: Anderson; loilnt pitcher. Scherdel.
Phillies Defeat Pirate, t-t. ,
Plttaburth. May 13. Philadelphia and
Plttaburth cloned a three-tarn series today,
the visitors wlnnlnt, t to 1. Mayer for
Philadelphia waa wild paaalnr eltht men
and htttlnt two. hut ha waa affective with
men on baaea. Bancroft' error In the sec
ond rave the home team Its two runs, and
but for tals tact Plttaburth would have
been shut out. Score:
Ftstrd.rf J6 1 1 4
0Bitbee,1f 4 4 14 4
Bancrft.aa 14 1
Stork.Sh 4 4 4
Cravth,lf 4 11
Meuael.cf 4 11
HoGftn.lb 4 11
Mayer.p 4 1 4
Totala.lt 1317 31 lUIUer.p
Totals.. 21 4 IT S 4
Batted tor Archer In elthth,
Philadelphia .,. 0 4 0 1 0 0 4 4 S I
Plttaburth ...i.. I 1 1 0 4 4 4 4 41
Two-baaa hits; fltaferald, Muaal, Three
baa hit; MoOaffltan. Stoles baaea; Bttbee,
Carey, Hlnchman. Sacrifice hit; Stock.
Double play; Banoroft to MoOaffltan and
I.aderu. Left on bases: Philadelphia. Si
Plttaburth, S. First baa en error; Pltta
burth, 1. Baaes on balla: Off Mayer, I; off
Miller, 1. Hlta: Off Mayer, 4 In nine Innlnt;
off Miller, I In tour and en-thlrd Innlnt;
off Bandera, 4 In four and two-thlrda In
nlnt. Hit by pitched ball: By Mayer, Caton
and Archer; by Miller, Ludarus. Struck out;
By Miller. 1; by Bandera, 1. Paaaed ball:
Burni. Winning pitcher: Mayer, Loalnt
-- Boston Slugs ta Victory.
Cincinnati, May S3. Boston evened up th
four-fam aertea today, by hlttlnt Eller
hard In two Inntng. Hearn waa hit safely
It times, hut kept them well scattered and
his control was perfect. Hla double In the
elthth atarted th wlnnlnt rally. J. 8mlth'e
two errora each coat a run, but his slntla
In the elthth aent In th tylns and wlnnlnt
4 OSreh.lb 4 1114
7 Smith, Jb I
4L.Mtee.lb 4 10 4 4
(IRouth.cf 14 10 4
0SMfe,lf S I 4 4 4
JOrlfflth.rf 4 114 4
0Chaae.lb 4, I I I
CBkbme.aa I I I I I
dH.Smttho 4 4 S 4
4 14 14
Totals.. 14 1ST II 1 Totals.. It IS IT 14 4
Boston ..4 4 I I I 4 4 I 44
Cincinnati 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 41
Two-base hits: 8. Msgee, Rawltnce, Ream.
Three-baa hit: Powell, stolen baaeit L. Ma
te. Eller. ' Sacrifice hlta: Groh. L. Mage.
Doubl playa: L. Mate to Chaa ta Black
burna, L. Ma tee to Blackburn ta Chase.
Left on baseat Boiton. 4; ClnctnnaU, 10.
Baael on balls: Off Ellsr, t. Hit by pltohed
ball: By Eller. 1. Struck out: By Eller I.
Paaaed ball: Wilson.
Chicago Kraas tp With Dodger.
Chicato, May IS. Weaver held Brooklyn
to four scattered hlta today, while Chleace
unched hlta oft Orlnar and evened up th
ria by ahuttlng out the visitors t to 4
in tne rinai gams, score:
BROOKLYN. ' CHICAGO.
AB H.O.A.E. AB H.O.A E.
Oleon.aa 4 111 0Plack.rf 4 110 4
O'Mara.lb 4 4 4 1 6Holoctor.ee I 1 4 S 4
Daubrt.lt I 411 1 0 Mann, If 4 J 1 O 4
ZWhrat.lt 4 4 1 IMerkle.lb. I 1 14 1
Myere.cf 4 14 1 6Pa.km.cf 4 114 4
Johnatn.rf I 114 tDeat.lb 14 4 14
toolan,:b 1 4 4 4 IZolder.lb 1 S S 1
Krueter.e 1 4 S OO'Farrel.e I I I I I
Orlner.p 1 10 4 Weaver, p 111 14
Hickman 1 4 4 4 4
Grlmn p 4 4 4 4 4 Totala 17 I JT IS, 1
Totala II 4 24 17 0 (
Batted for Orlner In eighth. ' . . - ;
Brooklyn ... 0 0 0.4 4 4 4 ' 4 4
Chinso .... 1 0 0 1 4 1 3 4 I
Two-baaa hlta: Merkle, Johnston. Olaon.
Stolen baa: Weaver, Mann, Paskert. Sac
rlftce hiu: Deal. Merkle, O'Farrelt, Left
on baaea: Brooklyn, It Chicato. I. Flrat
has oa errors; Brooklyn, a. Base sa bails;
Standing of the Teams
Dee Moines .11 7 .4(21
Omaha ....II S .46l
Wichita ...It T.tSO
Joplln ..... 111.421
Ht. Joaeph . Ill .181
Hutchlnaon . 114.364
NAT. LEAGUE. .
W. L. Pet.
New Tork 23 7 .747
Chicato 1111 .633
Cincinnati II IS .146
Plttaburth 1113 .634
Philadelphia 12 It .421
Brooklyn 1111 .374
Boston 12 1 .387
St Lout 120 .310
Sioux City . 714.233
W. L. Pot
W. L. Pet.
Loulivlll 16 4 .78
it is .u:
IS 11 666
It It .6I6
Milwaukee 13 7 .660
Kan. City 10 4 .625
Columbu 11 4 .111
Indianapolis 7 .6(3
St. Paul lit .314
Minneapolis 4 14 .222
Toledo 4 15 -.211
Hntehlnaon at Omaha, 1:30.
Topeka at Dea Moines, 4:30.
Wichita at St. Joaeph.
Joplln at Stout City.
Chleato at Boston.
Cleveland at New Tork.
Detroit at Washington.
St Loula at Philadelphia.
New Tork at Chicato. '
Philadelphia at Cincinnati
Brooklyn at St. Lonis.
Boston at Plttaburth.
Omaha 1, Hutchlnaon 0.
Wlchlta-St. Joseph, poatponed; rain.
Joplln-Sloux City, poatponed.
Topcka-Dea Molnea, poatponed; rain,
Cleveland, 1; "Botton, 0.
Rt. Louis, I; Wsshlntton, 1.
No other tames played.
Boatoa 4; Cincinnati, S.
Chleato, I; Brooklyn, o.
Philadelphia, I: Plttaburth. 1.
New Tork, I; St. Loula, 4.
Toledo, 1; Minneapolis, 0.
Loulsvllls, I; Milwaukee, I.
Columbua, 4; St. Paul 2.
Indlanapolia-Kansas City game postponed;
SUNDAY FOR MIX
WITH J. STECHER
Polish Champion Now Training
in Maine and Reports He
Is in Condition of
Wladek Zbysiko, the Polish cham
pion who will wrestle Joe Stecher of
Dodge, Neb., at the Omaha, audi
torium next Tuesday night, will arrive
in Omaha Sunday, according to a tele
gram received by Promoter Carl
Marfisi from Jack Curley, his man
er will not be a two-honr draw, but
a clean-cut victory for Zbyszko. Pre
pare to give us the long end of the
gate and. that $1,500 bonus for two
Zbyszko now is in training at his
summer home at Old Orchard, Me.,
Curley wired. He has been working
every day," recited the Curley mes
sage, "and he is in the greatest condi
tion of his life. He is prepared for
the match of his career and I am
confident that, this match with Stech
' If the Tuesday night match re
sults in. a draw it will be good night
for the wrestlers, according to Mar-
nsi. Their end ot the gate will go
to war charities, according to Carl.
. Muat Be Decision.
"I'm promoting this match and I'm
going to have something to say about
it," said Marfisi. "The time limit is
two hours and 30 minutes. It s a
dead certain cinch there will be a fall
if they wrestle. If the, match is a
decisionless affair, it's an equally dead
certain cinch it's their own fault. And
they'll not collect a penny frbra me.
I'll give all of their end to the Red
Cross and Young Men's Christian as
sociation and Knights of Columbus
war funds, So I guess they'll wrestle
all rig!V. when this has been im
pressed upon their minds."'
Seats for the match, Marfisi reports,
are selling rapidly. Mail orders are
being received from many out of
town points and the local sale is
brisk. Marfisi looks for a capacity
house Tuesday night -
Off Orlner. 1; Weaver, 1. MtU: Oft Orlnar,
8 In seven lnnlnts; Grimes, none In one
Innlnt: Wesver. 4 In nine lnnlnte. Struck
out; Br Weaver, I; Orlner, 1.. Wild pitch:
orlner. , Loaiag pitcher: unner.
data of tourna
ment, how ta
build and lay out
a eourj, ate.
Price 25 Cents
For ala at loading sporting goods
svnd newt daaltrt or tent pro
. , paid on receipt of price.
Wright & DiUon-Victor Co.
NEW YORK - - . IS Warren Street
CHICAGO, 110-212 South Wabash Avenue
SAN FRANCISCO 20 Second Street
Whitney Sporting Goad Co., Denver, Col.
NEW DRAFT LAW
IIEAW BLOW TO
May Take 80 Per Cent of Play
ers in Major Leagues; West
ern Would Lose About
Washington, May 23. The War
department issued a statement re
garding base ball players and other
professional sportsmen, which read:
"No ruling as to whether base ball
players or persons engaged in golf,
tennis or anv other sport, come un
der the regulations regarding idlers
and nonessential pursuits will be
made until a specific case has been
appealed to the provost marshal gen
May Have to Close Parks. -
Pittsburgh, Pa., May 23. "Every
thing must be done to win the war,"
said President John L. Tener today
upon learning of the new order of
Provost Marshal General Crowder,
"and if base ball is a' sport, as classi
fied in this new order, and not a
business in which there is a great
inestment of money, then base ball
will not be behind other interests in
contributing its part toward winning
Would Take Majority of Players.
New York, May 23. Officials of the
local major league base ball clubs
were loath to express opinions today
regarding the effect of a possible draft
ing of their players for essential war
It was estimated that if the rule
to draft base ball players of the Na
tional and American Leagues were
strictly enforced it would take from
70 to 80 per cent of tht present per
sonnel wunra ncavier- percentage in
the minor 'leagues. w ,. ..
' Disastrous ' at" Chicago. ;
Chicago, May 23. Enlistment of
General Crowder's order would, it is
said, wreck the. two major league
baseball clubs of Chicago. -All the
players . of both . teams except four
are of draft age. --
Comply Gladly, Says Dickerson.
Kansas City. Mo., Mav 23. "A most
drastic order, said E. W. Dickerson,
president of the Western league, "but
of course we shall comply and gladly.
The Western league would not lose
more than 20 players at the most, as
44 are already in the service.
" "It is a blow to base ball," said
President Muehlebach of the Kansas
City American association club.
"There is only one thine to do, how
ever, and that is to obey the govern,
ment's mandate. Practically our tw
tire team will be hit." -
Texas League Hard Hit.
Dallas, Tex., May 23. A poll of the
Texas league clubs shows that no
club will have even the nucleus of a
base ball team if men between the
ages of 21 and 31 are barred from
playing after July 1. The Fort Worth
team, the league leader, has but two
players over the draft age. Dallas
has but one.
May End Racing.
Louisville, Ky., May 23. Persons
connected with race tracks at Church
ill Downs and Douglas park, two fo
the largest racing plants in the coun
try, were frank, to say they did not
know what effect the amendment to
the selective service regulations would
have on racing interests. v
General W. B. Haldeman of Louis
ville, a member of the State Racing
commission, would discuss it only
from the angle that the Red Cross
fund of $300,000 guaranteed by Ken
tucky racing associations might be
"However," General Haldeman said,
"direct war work is the duty of every
man and the government is the only
proper judge of whether a man is a
non-producer and whether he is more
needed in the draft than in any-other
New York, May 23. The amend-
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Today's Sport Calendar
Sheeting: DaUsrar atasa tmpsaoeflag
taonament opens at Wilmington.
Racing: Atonal taaewal of the nag's
Plat, at Woodbine track, Toronto.
Tonsil I Weetera intereoUegla chats
ploaaaipt, at Chicago,
Boxing: Camp Grant -Camp Coster box
ing tesraameat, at Camp final. Red Croaa
boxlDg carnival, at Madison Square Garden,
New Tork. . Meate MltaaaU vs. Joe Welling,
14 rosjtds, at Mllwaake.
RED GROSS GOAL
OF OMAHA MOVED
UP TO $300,000
(Continued From Page One.)
of New York have contributed fol
"National City 1350,444
Flrat National 100,044
Columbia Tniat ... 30,004
Guaranty Trust 160,040
Corn Exchange 14,040
Chatham A Phoenix 18,000
Bankers Trust TI.040
Uniteata Trust...... 14,000
Produce Exchant 10,040
Irving National...., 46,00
Bank ot New Tork 14,000
"Banks contribution on a basis of
1 per cent of capital stock. The
total capital of National Banks in
United States is $1,030,000,000. Con
tributions on basis of 1 per cent will
net the Red Cross war fund $10,000,
000. You are urged to push special
campaign secure contributions from
banks and trust companies. Cam
paign must be rapid and aggressive."
No Let Up Over State.
The state drive continues with un-,
abated vigor. Nearly all the counties
in thet eastern half of the state are
already "over the top" and are marked
with red pins on Chairman Judson's
state map. , Subscription returns in
western counties are slower in being
tabulated because the means of com
munication are fewer.
State Chairman Judson says he has
every reason to believe that the state
will go above its quota in this drive
as it has never gone before. Up to
the present state headquarters here
has received and tabulated a total of
$676,600.13 from counties outside of
Douglas county. And all 'of this is
cash, pledgee being not included. 4
Drive On Until Monday. .
Chairmen for both state and city,
however, emphasize the fact that the
drive is to continue until Monday,
regardless of being over the top. The
object is to get every dollar possible.
The traveling salesmen of Omaha
will start out. Friday morning to can
vass the smaller retail stores for the
Thirty-six employes of the Skinner
Manufacturing company contributed
a day's pay each. The Baker Ice
Machine company employes gave
$508. The Union Pacific employes
raised $9,500. Of this amount $2,371
came from, the shops, where the
young women in overalls did the
The graduating class of Central
High school will give to the Red
Cross the fund usually used to buy
some sort of memorial to be left in
the school building.
Grain Exchange Report.
The Omaha Grain Exchange Com
mittee has turned in a oartial list
amounting to $11,605.76, but their
work is not yet completed. Some of
the larger subscriptions are as fol
lows: Omaha Grain Xxchang..., 11,000
Trans-Mltslsslppl Grain Co.. 1,444
Omaha Elevator Co and employes.. 1,040
Updike Grain Co 1,400
M. C. Peters Kill Co. 1,404
Hynes Elsvator Co. 104
Other subscriptions reported in ad
dition are as follows:
Paxton Gallagher ,$1,404
M. E. Smith Ce 1.000
MoCord Brady company 1,400
ment to the selective service regula
tions announced today by Provost
Marshal General Crowder will not at
fect the soort of horse racing;, in the
opinion of Assistant Secretary Alger
non Dangerfield of the Jockey club.
He said the majority of trainers
were over the draft age, while most
of the jockeys, stable boys and other
employes were either under the draft
age, under weight or under height
for military service.
All the jockeys included in the se
lective draft, he said, have filed their
iuuw ax u xwxjx
FORMER CHIEF,: ;
OF BUSS ARMY
General Alexieff. former Russian
commander-in-chief and recently one
of the leaders in the movement against ,
the bolsheviki, was shot February 26
at Novo Tcherkask. capital of the ter
ritory of the Don Cossacks, by bol
sheviki, according to a letter from a
soldier which is pnblished by ; (the
Vossische Zeitung of Berlin. V
This soldier also repeats the report
that General Korniloff has been, killed,
saying he met death at the same time.
Roosevelt Reinstated Vic.
In the Republican Club
New York, May 23. Col Theodore
Roosevelt has been reinstated as
member of the Republican club from
which he resigned in 1912 when nomr
mated as presidential candidate of the
progressive party. v
Byrn-Hammer Dry Goods company.. (
Updike Lnmber and Coal Co. ........ ..'
A. 3. Cooley ..v'
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Beebe...
Carta n A Jettrey "...
Major Stearns, guest at Fontenelle..
Meinrath Brokerage Co
Henry S. Susiman ................. -A
Mrs. N. E. Towlo
F. S. Owen
W. P. Wherry
Mr. and Mra. Leavens .....
Mr. and Mra W. F. Baxter ..........
Mr. Sarsh Joslyn .....t...
Alfalfa Butter company
Round-Cp Coal company
Sheridan Coal company
W. F. Megeath
John S. Brady ,
W. Welpton ,......,
W. O. Bridges ..............
C. 8. Montgomery ....... ,.......
W. Farnam Smtth
Mrs. S. 8. Caldwell
T. E. Stevens i
Mrs. Mary Reed
Miles Standlsh Mfg. Co .
Mr. and Mra. McGrew
Dr. A. F. Jonas and family...
GLAD SHE HEEDED
Tanlac Builds Up Her Health'
and She Feels "ine Hiis-., ;,
band Now Taking the ; j
Still another link is added to the
long chain of evidence regarding the
merits of Tanlac. Mrs. Charles L.
White, who resides at 4216 South
Seventeenth street, says:
"Tanlac has made me feel like a'
different woman and I am glad for ,
avarvnnn ti know what a rood medi??
cine I think it is. I have had a spell
of lagrippe every winter for a gopd .
many years. For the past five win-,
ters, especially, these spells have
been extremely bad and always left
me in a very weakened condition..-; r
was constantly coughing and suf f ered
from loss of appetite, nervousness
and frequent headaches. I was trou-,
bled a great deal after eating by the
gaa which formed on my stomach,
pressing on my heart. I have been in '
such a bad condition all the past year
that I couldn't do any of my work.
I fell off from one hundred and
eighteen pounds to one hundred and
five and nothing I did seemed to help
me. ' -':;,; -
"Finally a friend persauded Tne to
try Tanlac and now I can tell every
body, from my own experience,' that
it's just fine. I'm certainly glad I
heeded her advice, for I began to
mend while taking the first bottle.'
My appetite picked up and with it
came an increase in strength and a
letting up of the headaches. I seldom
have a headache now and the cough .
has improved so much that I believe
it will soon be gone for good. . I have
just finished my second bottle and
am going to take more, but I have,'
already been built up wonderfully. .,
I sleep better, get more pleasure; out
of eating and am picking up weight
right along. My husband is now tak-
lng Tanlac for stomach trouble' and
it's helping him fine, and several of
my neighbors are also taking it, all
on account of what it has done for
me." . - -' r i
Mrs. White's trouble was relieved 1
by Tanlac simply because it toned up
her vital organs and enabled hertl
digest her food properly. Lagrlppa f
most invariably leaves the body in 1
a weakened condition, which oftatv
if too long neglected, develops into
incurable afflictions. Tanlac is found
to be the direct remedy in all such1
cues, for there is not a single portion
of the body that is not benefited by
its helpful action. It bee ifa'f.u?
by strengthening the digestive and
assimilative organs, therebv enrf r.
ing the blood and invigorating the1 :
entire system. It enables the weak
disease-worn stomach to . digest its'
food thoroughly and convert, it Int . :
nourishment for blood,; bone and
Tanlac ia sold in OmahaibSher-
man A McConnell Drug Company.-
rSri8t,i treet; 01,' .
H"1 Sz,16th and Harney streets: -Harvard
Pharmacy, 24th and Farnara -streets:
Northeast corner tftrk .. :
Farnam streets, and West End Phar-
macy, 49th and Dodge streets, under t
the. personal direction of. a special '
Tanlac representative Adv, - I
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