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fHE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 1918.
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Retirement Sequel to His Re
fusal to Serve longer on
the National Com
mission. New York. Aug. 6. The resigna
tion of John K. Tener at president of
the National league was received here
today at National league headquar-
UIn a letter addressed to all the club
presidents in the National league,
President Tener said:
"Having declined to serve further
on the national commission for the
food reason familiar to each of you.
must ask that my resignation as
your president, tendered last Decem
ber, be now accepted.
"I am prompted to take this course
out of consideration of the present
situation and that you may more
speedily select my successor, who
will,, if you desire, serve on the com
mission under the circumstances.
John Kinley Tener was the eighth
president of the National base ball
league. He was chosen executive of
ficer in December, 1913, and the con
stitution of the league was amended
so that his term of office was extend
ed to four years. In December, 1917,
he was re-elected for one year with
the understanding that ,he could de
vote a great deal of his time to a new
commercial enterprise, of which he
had just assumed control.
In 1913 when he was first elected to
direct the affairs of the older major
circuit, Mr. Tener was governor of
tehnsylvania and his term of office
in the gubernatorial chair was not
completed until 1915.
Y.M. C. A. Seeks Share of
World's Series Receipts
Chicago, Aug. 6. The Young Men s
Christian association through W. D.
Knrman. Illinois publicity director,
today asked the National Base Ball
commission to donate a percentage
of the world's series receipts to the
Young Men's Christian association
army and navy work.
..mi 1. . 1 J I.--. L.11
so generously in the past are the
tame men who are now in our army
camps, the young men whom the
Young Men's Christian association
must continue to serve," the appeal
read. It was directed to the presi
dents of the American and National
leagues and August Herrmann, chair
man of the commission.
Ty Cobb Flattery Proves
Humiliating to Joe Benz
In a game between the White Sox
' and Tigers Ty Cobb, playing first
base, trapped Joe Bens off the bag
after the Chicago pitcher had singled
A fittle flattery did the trick.
. "You show much improvement,"
aid Cobb, strolling up to Benz with
the ball under his arm. "You know,
I think you're going to make a batter.
I like the way you stand up at the
Joe forgot all about everything else
and strolled off the bag. Cobb
promptly tagged him and Joe was
called out, much to his discomtiture.
Great Western Circuit
Opens, at Burlingtor
Burlington, la., Aug. 6. The Great
"Western Circuit races opened here to-
dar before a big crowd. Both of the
events went in straight heats, the 2:30
trot going to Fuliken and the 2:il
pace to Aquillin's Lady Earl. The
Cub won the half mile running race
in :AS)i. The summaries:
- :tt Trot Pilllken won; Tom Bush, eo
,end; Negra, third. Best time. 1:11. Alto
' rin, Tip Frleco, Darrah, Peter Wheeler.
I.-U Pace Aquillin's Lady Earl von; Bur
Hike, aeeond; Snip Wilkes, third. Beat
time, 1:1214. Alao atarted. Gray Hal, The
William and Symbol Patty.
Jimmy O'Neill Seriously
III With Tyohoid Fever
Jimmy O'Neill, brother of the vet
eran Mike O'Neill and of Steve
O'Neill of the Cleveland Indians, who
has been working in a ship building
plant since he quit the Shreveport
team of the Texas league in June,
has been seriously ill with typhoid
fever at the home of his mother in
Kelly and McKenna Win in
State Horseshoe Tourney
Kelly and McKenna defeated Zim
merman and Zimmerman in their pre
liminary round at the state horse
shoe tournament being held in Fon
tenelle park. Their scores were 21-9
23-10 and 21-9. .
Neville and Detring defeated Dun
ton and Jacobs in the second round
Scores: 22-4, 21-19. 21-16.
Cliff Blankenship Will
Go Over With Y. M. C. A.
Cliff Blankenship, the man who
brought Walter Johnson to Washing
ton and well known as a catcher and
minor league manager.. has disposed
of his bowling alley interests to his
. partner Charley Swain, ai d soon will
go to France, where he will do Y. M
C, A. work,
Standing of Teams
NATL LEAGUE. I
,62 40 .0B
.It 44 .1173
66 46 .660
.48 60 .610
.48 62 .480
.46 64 .466
66 33 .6Bcton
New York .. 6 40 .6(! Cleveland .
Pittsburgh (I 46 .631 Washington
Fhlladel'la 44 62 .468 New York
Cincinnati .43 62 .461 Chicago ..
Brooklyn . .43 63 .448 at. Lou la .
Boston . . . .44 66 ,444I)etrolt 43 67.4.10
St. Louis ...411.40Phllao1thla 4161.410
Chicago 6: Brooklyn, t.
Cincinnati. 3; New York, 4.
Rt. Louie, I; Boaton. 10.
PltUburrn, 10; Philadelphia, J.
New York, 4; Chicago, S; IS Innings.
Waahtnfton, 0; Cleveland. 1.
Boaton, 7; Detroit, I.
Philadelphia. I; St. Loula, 4.
(Same Today. . .
Washing-ton at Cleveland.
Philadelphia at fit. Loula.
New Tork at Chicago.
Boston at Detroit.
Cincinnati at New Tork.
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at Boston.
Chicago at Brooklyn,
GAMES GO INTO
Chicago Defeats New York in
Fifteenth, While Cleveland
and Boston Break
Ties in Tenth.
By Associated Press.
Chicago, Aug. 6. Chicago and New
York fought IS innings today and
Chicago won 5 to 4. Eddie Collins
6tarted the 15th with a single. Gandil
bunted and Mogridge threw to center
in an attempt to force Collins at sec
ond. Collins went to third and scored
on a sacrifice fly by John Collins to
deep center. Score:
NEW YORK. : CHICAOO.
Ollhlev.rf I I 1 I OOoodcf 7 J 5 0 0
Wrd.ef-Jb 4 0 11 OLelbold.lf 6 S S 0
Mogdge.p S 0 0 S lEdClns.Sb S S 1 10 0
Baker, 3 b Till OGandll.ls 4 01J o i
Pratt, 2b t 0 0 1 Oj.CUna.rf 4 13 0 0
Lamar.cf S10 lRlsberg.as 4 1 1 I 0
Korncr.lb S 0 It 0 OM'MUn.Sb 5 0 S I 0
Hml.lf-Sb 4 112 ISehalk.o 6 2 4 0 0
Peck.es 4 1 1 Russell. p 3 0 0 1 0
Hannah.o S 0 4 2 Oolcotte.p 110 0 0
Rbnson.P I 0 0 I O'Murphy 0 0 0 0 0
'Walters 1 0 0 0 OQulnn.p S 0 0 0 0
Sandera.p 0 0 0 0 6
Cldwell.lf S S 1 0 0 Totals 47 12 45 17 1
1 0 0 0 0
Totals 54 1143 II 4
Batted for Robinson In seventh.
Batted for Ward In ninth.
One out when winning run acored.
Ran tor Clcotts In ninth.
New Tork 000001101000000 4
Chicago ..0 1101100000000 15
Two-baas hits: Hannah, Caldwell. Three
base hits! Hummel, Clcotte. Stolen bases:
Fourrher. Hummel. Sacrifice hits: J. Col
lins, E. Collins (2), Lelbold. Oandll. Sac
rifles files: Gandil, J. Collins. Double
playas Pratt to Pecklnpaogh to Fournlcr:
Rlsber to E. Collins to Gandil; Kournler
(unassisted) : E. Collins to Rlsber to Gan
dlL Left on bases: New York. : Chicago,
11. First bass on errors: Chicago. 2. First
bass on halls: Off Russell, 4: off Robin
son. S. Hits:. Off Robinson, 4 In six In
nings: off 8nnders, 1 In two Innings; off
Mogridge, I In six and one-third lnnngs;
off Russell, ' S In tight and one-third In
nings; oft Clcotts, none In two-third In
nings; off Qulnn. 1 In six Innings. Struck
out: By Russell, 2; by Robinson, 1; by
Qulnn, 5; by Mogridge. 1. Losing pitcher:
Mogrldgs. Winning pitcher: Qulnn.
No Buns Until Tenth.
Cleveland, Aug. 4. Cleveland defeated
Washington In the first game ot the series,
I to 0, la 10 innings. Score:
R. H. E.
Washington ...0 00000000 0 0 it 0
Cleveland 0 04000000 11 4 1
Batteries: Harper, Matteson and Aln
smlth; Bagby and O'Neill.
Boston Wins In Tenth.
Detroit. Aug. 4. Two bases op balls, two
errors by Kalllo, and single gave Boston
throe runs In the 10th Inning today and a
7 to 5 victory over Detroit. Score:
R H E
Boston 0 00100010 27' 13 i
Detroit .1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 15 14 1
Batterlea: Mays and Mayer, Schang;
Cunningham, Kalllo and Stanage, Spencer
Score Six Runs on Eight Hits.
St Louis. Aug. 4. Philadelphia made use
of seven of Ita eight hits oft Sotboron and
Houck In getting six runs today and beat
ing lit Louts, 4 to 4. Score:
R. II B.
Philadelphia ....1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 04 4 0
St Lout 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 24 11 0
Batteries: Jamleson and
Scthoron, Houck and Nunamaker.
Davidson Finds "Future"
In Base Ball vs. Trenches
Claude Davidson, the young in
fielder who quit Connie Mack be
cause, he said, there seemed to be no
future in base ball for a person ot
his high attainments, seems to have
found his "future" in the game after
all. He's playing with a team in the
Ship Yard league. Looks like Mr.
Davidson, feared his "future" might
be in the trenches.
Work or Fight is
Hard Blow to Umpires
In all the talk about what's to hap
pen when base ball shuts down, no
body seems to have mentioned the
umpires or their future. They are
too old to fight and too lazy to work.
Nobody would give them jobs any
way. It's a very distressing outlook
Battle to Draw.
Boston, Aug. . Frankie Britt of
Nexr Bedford and Johnny Dundee of
Aew York boxed a l-round draw
here tonight .
Chicago Nationals Defeat the
Brooklyns. 0 to 3, Despite
Excellent Work i,i Box
Brooklyn. Aug. 6. The Chicago
Nationals defeated Brooklyn here to
day by a score of 6 to 3, despite ex
cellent work by Coombs, who pitched
for the Superbas. Score:
Flnrk.rf 6 2 2 0 OJhnston.rf 6 2 2 10
Hollcer.ss 5 117 131son.se 4 0 4 1 1
Mann.lt 4 12 0 OHaubrt.lb 4 110
Paskert.cf 2 110 OZ.Whet.lf 4 15 0 0
Merkle, lb 3
14 1 0M.Wht.cf 4 110 0
Martin, p 2
1 0 0 0(VMara,3b 4 10 10
0 4 3 0rolan,2b 11110
0 4 0 Vvllller.a 4 14 10
10 0 OCoombs.p 4 0 0 4 0
Totals 35 0 27 12 1
Totals 35 11 27 12 1
Chicago .....2 I 1 0 0 0 0 1 06
Brooklyn 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 I
Two-bass hits: Flack (2). Paskert. Ty
ler, Doolan. Home run: Mann. Stolen
base: Johnston. Sacrifice hits: Merkle,
Zeldnr. Double playa: Hollocher to Zelder
to Merkle; Olson to Doolan to Miller to
O'Mara to Doolan; Johnston to Daubert.
Left on bases: Chicago, 4; Brooklyn, 4.
First base on errors: Chicago, 1; Brook
lyn. 1, Basos on balls: .Off Tyler, 1: off
Martin. 1; off Coombs. 1. Hits: Of Tyler,
4 In three and two-third Innings; off Mar
tin, S In five and one-third Innings. Struck
out: By Tyler, 1; by Martin, 3; by Coombs,
2. Wild pitch: Martin. Winning pitcher:
Tyler. Losing pitcher: Coombs.
New York Wins la Ninth.
New Tork, Aug. 1. New Tork defeated
Cincinnati In the first gams of the series
hers today by a scors of 4 to 1. Score:
Clnotnnatl 0 02 0100 0 03 t
New York 0 0 0 010 0 0 14 1
Batteries: Ring and Wlngo; Steels and
Meadows 1114 ITard.
Boston, Aug. 4. Boston batted Meadows
hard today and won the first gams of the
series from St. Louis, 10 to 1. Score:
R H E
St. Louis 0 0 00 041 1 0 1 10 0
Boston I1I4010O 10 15 5
Batteries: Meadows and Gonsales; Ra-
gan and Wilson,
Pittsburgh Pounds Frendergnat.
Philadelphia. Aug. 4. Pittsburgh batted
Prendergast freely and easily defeated
Philadelphia today, 10 to 2. Play was
stopped In the seventh Inning when W. J,
Smith, the Pittsburgh catcher, collapsed
from the beat, but resumed play. Score:
R H E
Pittsburgh 0 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 010 15 1
Philadelphia 0 000030001 T 4
Batteries: Cooper and Schmidt, W. J.
Smith; Prendergast and Adams, Devlne,
Some Good Boxing Seen
In Bouts at Philadelphia
Philadelnhia. Auff. r TarV Rrit-
ton, the Chicago middleweight, and
soldier uartheid, ot JNew York, fought
six fast rounds to a draw here tonight
at Shihe nark. In th fifth rnnnH
Britton dropped his opponent to the
mat, out uarttieid came back strong
in the sixth and earned a draw.
In the first bout on the program,
narry ureb, nttsburgh, won the
popular decision over Battling Le
vinskv of New York. Greb was the
bam Langford, Boston, won easily
from Jack Thompson, Kansas City.
Langford had the better of all six
Irish Patsy Cline of New York, de
feated Harrv Pierce. RronWIvn in civ
hard fought rounds. Willie Jackson
was to have been Cline's opponent,
but because of his physical condition
his physician advised him not to fight.
Before the first bout 300 govern
ment agents went through the crowd
and arrested about 600 alleged evad
ers of the draft law.
July Launchings Excel
Those of Any Sir.gle Year
Washintrton Anr f wuu -u-
launching of 123 vessels totalling
dead weight tons. and the de
livery of 41 others of 235.025 dead
weight tons, new world shipbuilding
records were ectahlUhcrt in Tulw K
, , ... J.J uj
American shipyards, the shipping
ooara tonight announced, the July
launchino slnn were trreati- than
those of any single year in the past.
The total tonnage launched this
vear te 1 710 AivAA Ku wmntlia
as follows: January, 88,507; February,
lio.oo; iuarcn, i,ou; April, loutio;
Mav. 259.241: June. 283.322: Tulv.
Ten Americans Commended
For Gallantry in Raid
With the American Army in France. '
Aug. 6. Two enemy raids in the
Woevre were beaten fjff yesterday
evening by the Americans.
The following officers and men have
been commended in orders for gal
lant conduct during the raid July 20
in the Vosges:
Capt. Roy H. Perkins, First Lts.
Hill Rolff. Paul W. Masters, Louis
E. Scott and Wralter S. Kirkpatrick;
Second Lt. Arthur L. Theles, Seigt.
Judson Walker, Corp. Carl W. Turner
and Privates Earl D. Sullivan and
Earl P. Bjuzer.
President Poincare Presents
Cross to General Pershing
Paris, Aug. 6. President Poincare
visited American headquarters this
afternoon and presented to General
Pershing the Krand cross of the Le-
lsion of Ha
Kaiser Bestows Iron
Crosses for Capture
of American "Satans"
Amsterdam, Aug. 6. "Satans" is
the name, for American soldiers
according 'to a letter written by
Lieutenant Ranke, who, as "officer
war correspondent," writes for Ger
In the Dusseldorf Nachrichten he
tells of a skirmish between a patrol
of men from that city with an
American patrol, who by heir "im
pudent audacity" had been giving
the Germans much trouble. Both
Earties were hidden in shell craters,
e says, and stalked each other for
nineteen hours with the result that
three wounded American "satans"
were brought in. For their work
the captors received iron crosses.
TO RAM TALENT
Two-Fourteen Pace Won by
Rank Outsider at Cleveland;
Royal Knight Justifies
Cleveland, Aug. 6. The Press stake
for 2:17 trotters, the feature of today's
Grand Circuit card at North Ran
dall, went to The Royal Knight, which
previously had never won a race. Not
only had he failed to win a race, but
The Royal Knight had failed to cap
ture a heat, notwithstanding he was
made favorite for this event
The second favorite to reward his
backers was Budlight, which cap
tnreH the 2:11 nare in straight heats
from Dan riedgewood. lt was tn
easiest victory of the day.
Alma Fnrhes. tliirrl choice fn th
betting, had no trouble annexing the
7-13 trnt rnm Ante I .nv and MS K,ne
favorites. After Alma Forbes had
won the first two heats and the race,
Ackerman made no effort to capture
the third mile.
Prnin a rarino sfnnrlnnint the 2:14
pace furnished the most thrills of the
afternoon, the winner finally turn
ing up in Maggie Wreath, rank out
In the first two heats she was a vic
tim nf nnnr racinor lliclf. Mapcie
Wreath took the third heat by a nose
from John A. Hal, but won tne lourtn
easily. After Esta G., the favorite,
had won the first heat, she was dis
tanced. a-1t elass Daclnc. DUrao 11,000:
Budlight (Murphy) J J
n. u..wmiI fStmlnl 2 2 2
Cliff Moquette Hunell) 3 4 3
Miss Cuba Clay (Snowj
T.iirv T.. William Patch. Admiral, Hal H.,
The Weed also started.
Time: 2:04k; 2:06Vi: 2:06.
Th. Prn -lT class trotting, value 4300:
Tk. K-nle-ht (Walker) 1 2 1
TMtm rFlamfnff) 5 1 2
Allan Watts (Murphy) 3 8
Czar Peter (Slaughter)
John Spencer and Frisco Worthy alao
Time: 2:05!4; 2:051 2:05.
S-1S rlass trottlna. Dursa 11,000:
Alma Forbes ( Ackerman) 1 1
Ante Guv (Murnhy) ...3 2 1
Sla Blng (McMahon) t S 2
Isworthy McKlnney (Lee)
tll.nn rnlnlor Th T.VCIlltl. RuhV WattS,
Ttrownla Watts. Nellie Alcantara and Minnie
Arthur also started.
Time: 3:06: 2:07?4i l:os.
aii nlaft nnplno'. nursa SLOOO:
ta wrnth (Mallow) 11 11 1 1
Nelly Ross (Vance) 4 1 2
John A. Hal (McManon) a a ro
Tramp Quick (Shlveiy) r
TMnrm i Ttniv .lai-kann. Walter S.. Baron
Chan, Dan Mathewa, Progress, Regulator,
Martin B., Estax Q., Secret K.. also atarted.
Time: 2:07: 2:08H! 2:07tt; 2:11.
Program for Omaha Boys
Who Leave for wieriio Park
A snecial farewell v ot.am for more
than 100 selective service men who
leave Wednesday for Menlo Park,
CaL for special training, will be held
Wednesday evening. Luncheon will
be served at 7 o cloclc at the Chamber
of Commerce and the Red Cross
women will be there to present part
ing gifts to the men. At 8:15 o clock
special exercises will start on the
court house sauare. A band will play
various selections and the community
chorus will sing. Addresses will be
made by Mayor Smith, Miss Joy Hig-
gins nd Rev. William Spence.
At the close ot the exercises at
10:45 o'clock the parade will march
to the station 'and the train.
29.000.000 Gallons Water
Used in Omaha in One Day
City water being consumed in
Omaha during 24 hours at this time
would make a canal six feet deep, 12
feet wide and nine miles long.
This does not include the thousands
of gallons taken by citizens from t' e
spring in Elmwood park every day.
The total pumpage at Minne Lusa
station, Florence, for 24 hours end
ing Monday noon was 26,300,000 gal
lons, nearly equal to the record day
of July 31. 1917, when the pumpage
was 26.800,000 gallons.
The average daily pumpage last
month was 23,000,000 gallons.
Honor Roll for Oman
Soldie.s Killed ir War
An honor roll for the names of
Omaha soldiers and sailors who die
while in militarv service has been
hung on the wall in the south hallway
oi the first floor of the city halL
HONORS WON BY
HEER AND TRPEH
Chezeck Wins Chicago Over
ture After Shooting Off Tie
at 99 With Elbert of
Chicago, Aug. 6. William H. Heer.
Guthrie, Okla., a former professional
trap shooter, won the amateur cham
pionship of the United States at sin
gle targets today in the Grand Ameri
can trap shooting tournament.
Frank Troeh, of Vancouver, Wash.,
a former champion at single targets,
won the national amateur champion
ship at doubles, and A. R. Chezick,
champion of North Dakota, won the
Heer and Fred S. Tomlin of Penns
grove, N. J., each broke 98 targets
and on the shoot-off at 20 targets,
Tomlin missed his third target, while
Heer broke all 20 thrown him.
Troeh in winning the doubles title
broke 90 targets in 30 pairs and Che
zick won the overture with 99, after
shooting off with D. Fauskee of
Worthington, Minn., and H. Elbert,
of Des Moines, la.
The high scores follow:
National amateur championship at sin
gles O. L. Becker, Ogden, Utah, 95.
F. S. Tomlin, Pennsgrove, N. J 98
H. J. Pendergast, Phoenix, N. Y 95
Charlea Hummell, La Porte City, la 97
W. M. Foord, Wilmington, Del 96
A. R. Chezlck Portal, N. D. 96
C, H. Newcomb, Philadelphia 96
W. H. Heer, Outhrie, Okla. 98
F. M. Troeh, Vancouver, Wash 96
National amateur double championship
T. M. Troeh, Vancouver, Wash., 90.
J. 8. Day. Ceurco, Tex 8S
C. C. Collins, Kankakee, III 87
R. A.' King Delta, Colo 87
W. H. Heer, Guthrie, Okla 86
Chicago overture A. R. Chezlck, Portal,
N. D 99.
B. F. Elbert, Des Moines, la., , . , 99
D. Fauskee, Worthington, Minn 99
J. E. McCurdy, Sydney. N. S 98
J. D. Dodda Los Angeles, Cal 98
Maro Arle, Thomasboro, 111., 98
F. M. Troeh, Vancouver, Wash 98
O. A, Smith, Marshalltown. Ia., 98
E. F. Woodward, Houston, Tex., 98
Mother Saves Her
Infant Child as Car
Is Struck by Trolley
Clutching her S-months-old babe
tightly, Mrs. R. J. Long undoubtedly
saved the child's life as the automo
bile in which she and her husband
and Mrs. Burt Smith, 3316 Ruggles
street, were riding was struck by an
Ames avenue street car. The auto
mobile was turned over three times.
All of the occupants fell clear of the
car and beyond a few bruises and
sprains none of the party was in
jured. Mrs. Smith's chauffeur, Gilbert
Penn, colored, says that he saw the
Ames avenue street car coming. In
his attempt to avoid a small boy in
the middle of the street, he says, he
was forced to the collision.
The rolling auto struck Victor John
son, 3184 Larimore street, who had
just alighted from a westbound street
Penn, the chauffeur, was the most
seriously injured of the party. Both
of his knees were bruised and Police
Surgeons Drew and Johnson ordered
him taken to the Lord Lister hos
pital. Both of Johnson's knees were
lacerated. Mrs. Smith's right ankle
and her left shoulder suffered slight
The street car was in charge of Con
ductor II. Smith and Motorman S.
Goodrich. Bystanders said that it
was goini? at a high rate of speed.
TWO SHOWS IN ONE."
Vaudeville's Favorite Entertainer.
ABBOTT & MILLS
Comedy Sin ting and Talking.
LA FRANCE BROS.
in a Garden of Equllibrlstlc Novelties.
THE HULA HULA DANCE."
Presents Jane) A
A Play All Patriot
Improving Every Day
Improving Every Day
"PHOTO PlAY OFFERINGS FOR. TODAY
Todays Movie Programs
SUV WILLIAM 8. HART In "THE
SQUARE DEAL MAN."
MUSE JUNE CAPRICE In "MISS
RIALTO "THE BLINDNESS OF DI
VORCE." EMPRESS LEE KIDS In "DOINO
GRAND 16th and Blnney. ' 'HOUSE
OF HATE," No. 10, and PATHE NEWS.
LOTHROP 24th and Lothrop NORMA
TALMADGE In "THE SAFETY CUR
TAIN." ORPHEIM, Snnth Side 42th and M.
"HOUSE OF HATE," No. 19, and COM
EDY. ROIILFF 2569 Leavenworth. THE
DA BARA In "THE FORBIDDEN
AMI AMItR.X 24 th and Parker.
"HOUSE OF HATE," No. 18. GLADYS
HULETTE In "LAST OF THE CARNA
BYS." APOLLO 29th and Leavenworth
ZOE RAY In "JIT LITTLE BOY."
Promises of the Preas Agents.
(iayety For the opening of the season
week the famous "Golden Crook" company
will occupy the stage of the Cayety theater,
starting Saturday matinee. This organiza
tion comes with many exclusive features
and with a cast headed by Billy Arlington,
whoso tramp characterization ia a classic.
Among the special features will be "The
Ballet of the Allied Nalons," In which a
score or more attractive and graceful girls
will exploit their talents. Another dancing
act will be contributed by Gates & Gates,
Eleanor Cockran, soubrette; Harlie Mayne,
prima donna; and th Pall Mall Trio, com
posed of F.dward Hennessy, Walter Lafoy
and Ctrl Taylor, ara In the cast. It Is an
unusual attraction, presented In an unusual
way. The box office openi tomorrow morn
ing at 10:00.
Empress The kiddles especially are
enjoying a treat provided for them by
the Empress, management when they wit
ness the performance given by Smith'! ani
mals, a remarkable animal act which has
been showing In the biggest theaters of the
country. Much favorable comment has been
made by those who have heard the Victoria
Four, a quartette of slngrers of unquestioned
ability. Abbott & Hills have a clever
comedy skit, "His Birthday," that Is duly
appreciated by all good married folk.
In the Silent Drama.
Rlalto 'The Blindness of Divorce," a
sensational exposure of the evils and the
unhapplness that they may cause will be
shown here today for the last times. The
play has been constructed with a well
balanced company In place of being built
about a particular star and some fine dra
matic effects have been obtained. Tomor
row comes Marguerite Clarke in "Prunella,"
the stage success where she first became
known' over the country.
Mnse June Caprice, appearing in "Miss
Innocence," plays the part of a young girl
who, left in a convent when a baby, has
been brought up In ignorance of the world.
Finally she Is overcome with curiosity and
climbing the convent wall meetj a party of
people on the outside. Right then she steps
Into a charming love story and meeting
all kinds of people learns lots of things
about the big world outside before she
finally accepts the hero as her husband.
Miss Caprice appears well In the young girl
part, her witisome ways arousing sympathy
for tho predicament of the heroine In her
Sun William S. Hart plays the part of a
famous (rambler of the early days In the west
In "The Square Deal Man," appearing here
today for the last times. Believing that
Greatest Sensational Success of Year.
l iljlilli !
You'll forget about all other "Drives"
When you attend the opening of the
of the Theatrical Season of 1918-'19
STARTS SAT. MAT., AUGUST 10
Seat Sale Begins Thursday at 10 a. m.
IXilSl BILLY ARLINGTON
and The Brand New
An all New Production; nothing left but the title in
which you have unlimited confidence.
SSttf Ballet; Allied Mom
Same Old Satisfactory
Ladies' Dime Mat. Every
Week Day, Including Sat.
Performance Twice Daily
he has shot a rich rancher friend he
swears off all forms of gambling and be
comes a model citizen. It Is a strong and
Interesting play with lots of. the real action
of the Hart kind and plenty of western
environment where the scenes have been
laid. Hart'a portrayal of the part of the
gambler Is good acting and he is well sup
ported by the company.
Empress The Lee picture, "Doing Their
Bit," Is being presented finally today at
the Empress theater. A the title Indicates,
the theme of the new offering Is patriotic.
Laughs and thrills alternate with refresh
ing rapidity, with the Lees, of course,
busiest where the plot ia thickest. It la the
best child play yet to ba projected. To
morrow Theda Bara will be seen tn the
1918 version of ''The Clemonceau Case."
Brandels "To Hell With the Kaiser."
which opens a limited engagement at the
Brandels theater on Saturday, August 10,
la a show of laughs and tears, thrills and
gripping instances, a commingling of fact
and fancy which takes hold of audiences
as has no war film yet produced. Lawrence
Grant, the Run ruler's famous double, Im
personates him in "To Hell With th
Kaiser," and the physical resemblance Ir
startling. The part of the hero, the Amer
ican aviator who captures the kaiser, 1
played by John Sunderland; a hero of real
life. Sunderland did valiant service In the
Belgian aviation section during the first
months of the war. He was serlouly wound
ed and then came to America and became
a moving picture sctor, his first appearance
being In support of Clara Kimball Young in
"Shirley Kaye." Besides the regular' cast
there are about 2,000 persons in the pro
duction. Lothrop Norma Talmadge In "The Safety
furtain' itrlll ha thn nfferinip hArA a ira fn n.
day. It Is a dramatic love story with
thrilling scenes In its action and one In
which Miss Talmadge has given full play
to her dramatic talents. On Thursday and
Friday cornea the sister of this star, Con
tance Talmadge, In "Good Night Paul."
NOW AT THE.
WILLIAM S. HART
"The Square Deal Man"
Thursday, J. W. KERRIGAN
NORMA TALMADGE in
"THE SAFETY CURTAIN"
2:15 and 8:15. Sunday Mat. at 3iQ