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BY MURRAY IN
California Expert's Dashing
Play Holds Gallery Spell
bound; Tilden Also Wins
Match With Ease.
Forest Hills, L. I.. Aug. 28. In a
series of bitterly fought matches in
which endurance played as promi
nent a part as skill, the majority of
the ' country's leading tennis players
forced their way to the fore in the
third day of the annual national
singles tennis championship at the
West Side tennis club. The two
outstanding favorites, R. Lindley
Murray, the Californian expert, play
ing from Niagara Falls, and W. T.
i Tilden, Jr., of Philadelphia, did not
have to play fourth and fifth sets to
Murray disposed of Theodore R.
Pell of New York, noted for his back
hand play in straight sets at 6-2; 6-0;
6-0. Murray showed the result of his
play and practice during the. past
week and appears to be rapidly
rounding into the form which has
made him so formidable in the past
rfell, despite his determined efforts,
was almost helpless before the dash
ing play which the Californian rac
quet start have made famous in re
cent years. - Murray's terrific service
and smashing forced Pell on the de
fense the greater part of the time
and with the exception of an occa
sional brilliant cross-court backhand
stroke Murray Was always holding
, the advantage and ( the attention of
the gallery of several thousand spec
Tilden, in eliminating Conrad B.
Doyle of Washington at 6-3; 6-1; 7-5,
can be said in a general way to have
.been in the same category with Mur
ray. Doyle put up a gallant fight
against the Philadelphian, but the
superiority of the latter was too great
to be overcome.
: National League,
Chicago) Aug. 28. Chicago and
Cincinnati divided a double header to
day, Chicago winning the first game,
7 to 5, while Cincinnati shut out the
locals, 9 to 0, in the second game.
Score, first game:
Cincinnati ....... t t t t 111 I
Chicago H I I I I li 8
. Batter!: tuque and Aroheri Vaughn
and KUllfer. ,
Second iiimi t
Cincinnati I lilt t I 1 l-t II
Chicago C S ' I
Batteries! Mltohsll and Wlngo; Martin
Dodgers Defeat Glaata,
Brooklyn, Auk. II. Brooklyn wan tha
last Kama of tha season on tha horn
grounds . today by defeating Haw fork,
I to 7. Bcorst
n. h. a.
New Tork M I I I 1 I M 11 I
Brooklyn ,.,....1 I I I 1 1 1 I t I II 1
Batteries: Causey, Steele, Perrttt and Mo-
party) Grimes and Millar, ;
Eight Golfers Remain ,
To Contest for Title
Chicago, ' III.,' Aug. , 28.Splendid
golf marked the second match round
of the women's western champion
ship at .Indian Hill club today, three
players equalling the course record
of 88, or one over women's par for
the 6,444-yard course. As a result of
the eight matches only one non-resident,
Miss Frances Hadfield of Mil
waukee, remained to fight seven Chi
cago golfers for the title.
. Mrs. Dave Gaat of Memphis was
eliminated, 3 and 2, by Miss Ernes
tine Pearce of Skokie, who scored
88 to 95 for the Tennessee champion,
who was considerably off her game
and found many traps und both water
hazards. Miss Lucile Dessenberg o(
Kalamazoo was the other out-of-town
player defeated, losing 2 and 1 to
Miss Corella Lukens, of Edgewater.
The Michigan champion was not
brilliant today, taking 98 strokes. Sh
outplayed her opponent on the long
notes, our. couia not control the ball
oa the short greens.
Crowder Gives Permit for
World Series of Ball Games
Cincinnati, O., Aug. 28. August
Herrmann, chairman of the national
base ball ;ommission. last night re
ceived the official
vost Marshal General Crowder for
the peanant winners of the National
and American leagues to engage in
, a world series.
The Dtriod of Hfon einn umII K.
nntil September IS, the telegram said.
mis removes tne last obstacle to
holding the world't series, which will
atari in uucago on September 4.
, Chicago. Aiitr 28 Th wnrM'i
ries in Chicago will be played at
Comiskev narlr. arrnrHinir tn A-
cision announced today by-Walter
v-raigneaa, secretary ot tne Chicago
Nations. Comiskey park was the
scene of last year's world's series. It
s a seating capacity 01 W,JW. '
The Chicago National park'
capacity does not exceed 16.000.
Nebraska Uni Heads Move
To Abolish Freshman Rule
? Lincoln. Neb- Aug. , 2fi. Acting
Chancellor W. G. Hastings of the
University of Nebraska today an
nounced that he had sent letters to
( the heads of the universities of the
Missouri Valley conference advocat
ing the abrogation during the period
of the war of the. conference rule
which bars freshmen from competing
in intercollegiate athletic contests. In
his letters. Acting Chancellor Has
tings suggests that the presidents of
; the conference universities take a
mail vote on the question of suspend
ing the rule, or hold a meeting at
which the matter could be settled.
Field Club Golfers
. To Play for Dinner
' Members of the Field club will
divide into two sections Labor day
afternoon for a golf match. Losers
: will treat the winners to dinner at the
club in the evening. A handicap
match will also be played with the
prize for the lowest medal . score
sai -mi i - . I an i i rriBaelaeeeSnW I
Standing of the Teams,
W. U Pet.
,..71 41 .Iti
W. L. Pet.
80 42 .151
.71 II .!
..07 81 .118
.11 (7 .125
.62 61 .517
..(5 CI .454
..62 46 .444
. .49 CD .424
..60 71 .407
Washington 61 II .11
New Tork ..SI t An
Boston . .
Chicago ....67 IS .471
St. Louis ..III.T1
Phlladel. ..10 71.411
RECORD MADE BY
IN FREE FOR ALL
In Beating Two Fast Trotters
Philadelphia Filly Sets a
New Mark for 4-Year-Old
Readville. Mass., Aug. 28. Miss
Bertha Dil on was driven by iernll
to a world's trotting record for four-
year-old fillies of 2:02 1-2 in the free-
for-al trot at the Orand Circuit meet
ing at the Readville track today. The
Philadelphia filly owned by A. a. cox
beat the fast trotters St. Frisco and
Mabel Trask in each of their heats,
making the fast time in the second
mile. The record was formerly
2:04 1-4 held by Bertha McGuire and
made at Toledo on July 24, last.
The largest crowd seen a the track
since the American trotting derby
was held here in 1902 was on hand
to honor the veteran driver "Pop"
Geers on Geers day. The veteral
started in all four races, but failed to
land a winner. He had the satisfac
tion of driving St. Frisco when that
horse pushed Miss Bertha Dillon to
the new record. Geers 'was in posi
tion to win the third heat of the 2:11
pace, but Billy Jackson broke while
leading the bunch down the stretch
and finished fourth. This race re
quired an additional mile for heat
winners and A Game of Chance beat
May Bird, a Bay state circuit pacer,
in a close finish.
Nella Dillon, a sister of Miss
Bertha Dillon, won the American
horse breeder futurity, the largest
purse event on the card.
Chilcoot, a Canadian trotter and a
favorite, won the 2:10 trot in straight
heats, giving June Red, driven by
Geers, her second beating this year,
Chilcoot established a record for the
event by going the second heat in
Free-for-all elaas trotting paras $1,000.
Miss Bertha Dillon, Serrlll.... 1 1 1
St. Frisco. Oeera 1 t J
Mabel Trask, Cog 1 t I
Time, 1:06: 1:02! t:0Si.
1:11 olasa trotting, The Massachusetts,
purse 15,000. I
Chilcoot, Murphy i i
Lotto Watte, Valentine S 7
June Bed, Oeera 4 g I
Bertha McGuire, Ackerraaa T 4 I
Blanche Carter, Stout i
Holly Rood Kate, Dodge I I 4
North Spur, Serrlll
Jesse T., McDonald g g
Bennla Del, Hlnda dls
Tims. :0IHi :05Hi 1:074.
Horse breeder futurity, l-year-old trotting,
Nella Dillon, Berrlll
Chestnut Peter. Murphy t 1 1 I
Peter Vonla, Co 4 j j
Miriam Our, Hyde t I I ro
Peter June, Oeera 4 I 4 ro
Time, l:07Hi 1:0114; 1:01; 1:04.
iieoo! "lM pell,,' Th Plltrlm- ""
A Game of Chance, Cox ....,... 1 1
May Bird. Toi it?.
Frank Dewey, Crosier '1 4 i I
Billy Jackson, Oeera 1 j ,
Windsor Todd. Stout I 1
Ore Flno, Murphy "j . i
Abbe Bond, Snow .! J f ! I
Flora A.. Valentin , s dI
Time. t:0tls; S:04ij 1:07; 1:0714
Dempsey in Shipyard.
Philadelphia, Aug. 28. lack Demp
sey. heavyweight pugilist, today
Ji,nerih5 .TP of shipbuilders in
the Philadelphia district.
Today's Sport Calendar I
Racing Tha Amsterdam Selling Btakee.
for three-yeuolda and upward, at Saratoga.
Trotting 1 Orand Clroult meeting at Read
ville. Mass.t Great Weatern Clreull meeting
at Dea Molnea, lav
Tennlsi National singles championship
tournament at forest HUla, 1. 1.
Boring t Battling I-evlniky w. Billy Mlske.
8 rounds, at Newark. N. a.
Denison Expected in Omaha
For 'War Work Fund Drive
F- Denison, general secretary
of the Young Men's Christian asso
cation, is expected in Omaha Satur
day for the war work fund drive.
Mr. Denison passed 13 months in
the south as general camp secretary
at Camp Cody, and later as personnel
secretary of the southern division at
The United war work drive will
take place from November 11 to 19.
The amount to be raised is $133,500,
000. Four organizations will take
part: the Young Men's Christian as
sociation, the Young Women's Chris
tian association, the American Library
association and the Army Camp Com
Visitors' Day Thursday
. At Municipal Guard Camp
Visitors will be welcomed on
Thursday at the encampment
grounds of the Municipal Guards in
Elmwood park. The Municipal band
will entertain during the day ni
the boys will drill for the entertain
ment of their relatives and friends.
Tigers Shut Out by
Red Sox in Hot Clash
Boston, Aug. II. Hooper's batting an
abled Boston to win. I to I. Hooper opened
the first by doubling and scored on Strunk's
single. In the seventh Agnew singled and
scored on Hooper's triple to left, Hooper
continuing across the plate when Dauas
fumbled tha relay. Scors:
Detroit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 I 1
Boston 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 S 1
Batteries: Dauss and Spencer; 8. Jones
Browns Best Tanks.
New Tork, Aug. 28. Three bases on balls
given by Sanders In the third Inning, each
yielded a run and brought about the defeat
of the Tankee In the final game of tha
season with the browns. Score:
fit Lout 00100001 04 I 1
New York 0 1001010 01 S I
Batteries: Davenport and Severeld; Keat
ing and Hannah.
Philadelphia, Aug. 28. Philadelphia closed
Its horns sesson by defeating Cleveland, 1
to 0. Speaker today was notified ot his
Indefinite suspension as the result of his
clash with Umpire Connolly yesterday.
Cleveland 0 0 00 0 0 I I 0 0 I t
Philadelphia .... 0 1 0 0 0 I 0 1 I 0
Batteries: Ensmann and O'Neill; Watson
THERE is a new program at the
Empress Theater for the last
three days of the week and the
bill is headed by the Hotel De Fiddle,
a young musical comedy with the
four Winter Garden Dancing 1 Girls.
The Althoff Sisters, two charming
young misses not yet out of their
"teens " will demonstrate their ability
as entertainers. The older of the
two is a pianist of rare skll, while
her little sister has an unusually sweet
voice. Black & O'Donnell, will offer
a little skit entitled "The Violiniste
and the Boob," in which singing,
dancing and violin playing make up
a verv entertaining number. Emil
Wille & Co., complete the vaudeville
program with a novelty acroDatic act
which they bill as "The Revolving
David Belasco will offer "Polly
With A Past," at the Brandeis Thea
ter Friday and Saturday, August 30th
and 31st. "Polly With A Past" is
the work of George Middleton and
Guy Bolton, and will be played here
by the same splendid cast of players
that -helped to make notable its ten
months' stay in New York, chief
among whom are Ina Claire, the new
est Belasco "find," who was lifted by
the famous producer from the ranks
of the Ziegfeld "Follies;" Cyril
Scott, H. Reeves-Smith, Herbert
Yost, George Stuurt Christie,
Thomas Reynolds, Louise Galloway,
Adah Barton, Betty Linley, Francis
Verdi and Lloyd Neal.
Walter B rower, featured at the
Orpheum this week, began his stage
career as a grand opera singer. It
was by accident that he became a
stage humorist. He, in addi
tion to the "Futuristic Pevue."
the stellar feature, and Marion
Harris, the singing comedienne,
is especially pleasing Orpheum au
diences. In addition to the vaude
ville the Red Cross pictures showing
the Fourth of July celebration in
Paris are a feature.
Seats go on sale at the Boyd today
for the production of "Business Be
fore Pleasure," the famous Potash
and Perlmutter which ran a season
in New York. Playgoers familiar
with the careers of "Abe and "Maw
russ" will welcome them in their new
surroundings as "fillum" magnates.
The play will be interpreted by Jules
Jordan and Charles Lipson as "Abe"
and "Mawruss" and Helen Gill the
The "20th Century Maids" continue
to please the Gayety's patrons. One
of the vocal hits of the entertain
ment is the sons "Pals" as sung by
Florence Belmont, who, by the way,
was married in this city three or four
seasons ago to Sam Lewis of the
team of Lewis & Doty, who will be
seen at the Gayety again in a few
weeks with "Hello, America."
Julia Sanderson, Joseph Cawthorn,
Clifton Crawford and Doyle and
Dixon are to be presented in "Take
It From Me," by Charles Dillingham.
Mitzi Hajos in "Head Over Heels,"
will be presented in New York by
Henry Savage the latter part of this
month: The piece has had quite a
run in Boston.
"She Walked TTker Sleep," the
story of a VOUtlflT woman cnmnamKH.
list, who carried off a high explosive
wnuc sieep-waiking was produced last
week New York.
Annie Hughes and William Dev
ereaux have been engaged for -the
cast of Haddon Chambers' play, "The
Savine Grace." which Tvrii Kfanrf
to produce next season.
A new comedv d
duced in New York called "The Yel
low Streak." with rt :r.l..t:n
William Ingersoll, Lil Cahill. Ralph
rwxuara ana timer Orandin.
The Shuberts and John P Williams
will open the season at the Comedy
Theater, New York, with "An Ideal
Husband." a play by Oscar Wilde
The company is headed by Norman
Trevor and Constance Collier.
"PHOTO PIAY OFFERINGS FOR.' TODAY "
On the Screen Today
Sun LOUISE GLAUM In "A LAW
Klalto "PERSHING'S CRUSADERS,"
Official war film.
Strand ELSIE FERGUSON In "THE
Musa RITA JOLIVET In "LEST WE
I-othrop, 24th and Lothrop THEDA
BARA In "FORBIDDEN PATH3. Pathe
Orand, lth and Blnney VIRGINIA
PEARSON in "HER PRICE." Allied
War Review. No. 8.
Orpheum, South Side THKDA BAR A
In "THE CLEMENCEAU CASE."
Rohlff, 26(1 Leavenworth GLADYS
HULETTH In "MRS SLACKER."
Apollo, 29th and Leavenworth TAT
LOR HOLMES in "RUGOLES OF RED
GAP." Allied war review.
ELSIE FERGUSON, appearing in
the pioturization of Robert W.
Chambers' novel of society life,
"The Danger Mark," wil start at the
Strand theater today to run the re
mainder of this week. The story is of
a girl who has inherited a weakness
for intoxicating liquors and nearly
brings herself into serious difficulties
when temptation comes to her. It is
a showing of the life of New York
society in the years just before the
war and carries with it a lesson of the
temptation to be met in the life of
Bert Lytell, star of "No Man's
Land," a Metro production adapted
from the novel of that name from the
pen of Louis Joseph Vance, which
will be shown at the Empress theater
for the last three days of the week,
finds that the screen affords a much
wider scope for the expression of the
characters h is called upon to play
than the stage gives him. "No Man's
l - mil 1
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I SATURDAY ,Vt,f-li f 5TUDAY fl
A LAW UNTO
Not a War Picture, But One That
in United States Mors
Also BILLIE RHODES COMEDY
GOVERNMENT WAR PICTURES
ji. ' 1
TODAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
I A. H. Blark MT
Tha World War and a Wo-
man ia tha fascinating theme
of the Special Production.
Lest We Forget
MATINEE PRICES SAME
Land" is a story of love and adventure
with an undercurrent of intrigue which
will appeal to the adventurous in
According to the publishers,
Harold Bell Wright's story.' The Eyes
of the World," which in picture form
comes to the Brandeis theater next
week, has been read by more than
4,000,000 people. The story was
filmed with the assistance of Mr.
Wright and, according to his own
statement, the picture form carries
the theme in a much stronger manner
than it was possible to do in the
written word. All the filming was
done in southern California where the
action of the story took place.
Questions that every American has
asked at one time or another are an
swered in "Pershing's Crusaders,"
which will run at the Rialto the re
mainder of this week. The picture
which is the first of the committee on
public information's war films has
been receiving much attention all
over the country and is now being
brought to Omaha to be presented
for the first time here at popular
Rita Jolivet in "Lest We Forget,"
finishes a five day run at the Muse to
night. The story is a thrilling war
picture of the early days of the war
and the sufferings of those who were
caught in the advancing waves of the
Germans leads down to the pever to
be forgotten sinking of the Lusitania,
and in an immense scene there is
given a picturization of the actual
sinking of the great boat. Tomorrow
and Friday will come Virginia Pear
son in "The Liar."
Will Hurt Carman Propaganda
Than Any Yet Shown.
. THEDA BARA in U'P
ONLY 4 MORE DAYS TO
4 VAUDEVILLE SHOWS DAILY
2:18, 3:30, 7:48, 9:18
Feature Pic furs Show at 11:00, 12:30
6:18 and 10:00.
HOTEL DE FIDDLE
Musical Comedy with Four Winter
Piano and Singing Offering.
BLACK & O'DONNELL
"Tha Violinists and Tha Boob."
EMIL WILLE & CO.
"The Revolving Hoops."
. In "NO MAN'S LAND."
Thrilling Story el Love and Adventure.
COME IN ANY TIME AND COOL OFF
Beat Ventilation System in Omaha.
Mats. Wed. and Sat. Special Mat
A. H. Wooda Presents
Tha Greatest Comedy Success in Years
By Montagus Giaaa and Jules Eckert
Direct From One Year fas New York.
Nights, 80c to 32; AH Mats, 50c te $1.
Grocers and Butchers
Outing and Dance
Matinee Dally. 2:11 This Wk, Night. b:IS.
FUiUftlSIIC REVUE, WALiER BROWER:
MARiUN HARRIS: "THE IMMORTAL FOURTH
UF JULY IN PARIS. I'JI;" Gallsghtr A Pol
lay: Margaret Edvrarda. Bart Earls A Co.; Mr.
and Mrs. Gordon ffllds- Orphsvia Travel Weekly.
PRICES Mallneei, lOo to 25e (Euept Sat. A
Sua. Sams st SQe). NIGHTS. lOe to 75c E
cot Sim. Soma ll.Cfl) Bonn and stalls. l . W.
-OMAHA'S FUN CENTER" ,
XgttlJCWg Evngs. 25c50c-75c-$l
fE JISVI 3A3T0:, "BENNIE"
And tha Great Big Scenic Production,
20TH QZmitl i;1AI3;
In a Feast of Song and a Banquet of
Jollity Standard Brodw?y Beauty Chorus.
LADIES' DIME MATINEE WEEK DAYS
Sat. Mat. A Wk.. Ben Welch A His Show.
BRANDEISandtsat! Aiig.30-3 1
Direct from Ten Months at tha
BELASCO THEATER, NEW YORK.
a0 POLL YWI
Presents w PAST
With the original cast intact, including
Ina Claire, Cyril Scott, H. Reeves-Smith
and aJI tbs others.
mf REELS pP
"" OP LOVE ADVENTURE Pfl
COMEDY PATHOS J LJ
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MONDAY, SEPT. 2.
Tents at 20th and Paul Street.
Reserved and Admission Tickets
sale circus day at Myers-Dillon Drug Co.,
1S07 Farnam St. Same prices aa at
Big Movie Show
NEW KRUG PARK
"The V oman
and the Law"
A Most Wonderful Story Based
-on Mother Love.
"AH that was holy and wonder
ful in life to the child wife was
embodied in her boy; for him
ahe lived and for him she was
willing to die."
CAST AND SYNOPSIS.
MRS. JACK LaSAM.E
Jack LaSalle Ramsay Wallace
JACK LaSALLE JR
MASTER JACK CONNERS
Josephine Sable Peggy Hopkins
Don Franciaco del Castillo
Senora del CaatUIo
Ramon Alvarez Louis Dayton
Col Thoa. LaSalle John Laffa
Ruth LaSalle Lillian Satherwaita
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