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THE BEE: OMAHA. THURSDAY, JANUARY 22. 1920.
TO STAGE WORLD
Offers Carpentier $250,000,
Win or Lose, for Match
With Dempsey On July
.Us- Cnheraal Serrlro.
" New York, Jan. 21. William Fox
:ii determined to promote the match
between Georges , Carpentier and
Jade Dtmpsey for the heavyweight
championship of the world, even if
he has to lure Carpentier to the
. United States by a tempting offer for
vaudeville tour in this country, ac
cording to an announcement this
Mr. Fox has cabled A. Carlos, his
Paris representative, to make a posi
tive offer to the French champion,
at the same time wiring J nek
Kearns. manager of Denipsev. ask
ing if there is any reason why the
bout cannot be held in the United
Offers Quarter of Million.
fn his cable to Carlos, Fox offers
Carpentier $250,000 in "American
frpld," win or lose, for a match with
. Dempsey in the United States on
July 4. The" offer provides also that
the winner shall receive 35 per cent
of the net profits, the loser 15 per
cent and the other 50 pjr cent io go
to the Red Cross of England,
France, Canada and the United
The offer, however, F'ox specifies,
is contingent upon Carpentier can
celling his vaudeville bookings to
July 1, from which he expects $100
000, ana transferring his theatrical
engagements to the United States
under .Fox's management. As an
alternative offer Fox submits a ourse
of $550,000, the winner to receive 75
per cent and the loser 25. the net
profits to be divided as before sneci
Asks Kearns' Opinion.
In his telegram to Kearns. Fox
hints at the possibility of Kearns
knowing of circumstances that
would hinder the staging of the
fyout in this country. His telegram
"I see ro reason why the Detnp-sey-Carncnticr
match should not be
staged in the United States. If you
know of any, please communicate
Avith me at once. With this assur
ance I will continue my negotia
. tions with Carpentier. I am posi
k tively informed that the option on
Carpenticr'i services expires Febru
ary 1 next and it is essential you
let me know of any reason that may
be advised of to prevent holding the
match in the United States. 1 pre
fer July 4 and have so cabled Car
pentier, My offer fully covers what
ne ays he will accept, and I am
confident I will secure the match
unless a barrier of not being able to
stage the match in the United States
prevents. I am not interested in a
match outride America as set forth
in my first offer to Dempsey
H. R. Bowens to Play
. Kearney Team in Omaha
CoacFi Gus Miller of the H. R.
Bowens announced last night that
he has made arrangements with the
Kearney. Athletic club of Kearney,
Neb., for a contest to be played at
- "the' Y. M. C. A. the latter part of
'this month, although no definite date
.has been decided. The Kearney
'quintet is considered one of the fast-
est in that section of the state and
"Miller is expecting a hard game.
i .Miller also announced that the
""Bowens will play the Woodbine
Meant tonight at Woodbine, la., and
on Monday nighTwill play at Ma-
nilla, la. Games have been ar-
ranged with the Genoa Indians and
''Columbus, Neb., to be played here
the first part of next month, and
' games have also been booked with
Y Neb., to be played afthe latter townsH
: next month.
. CentralHigh Quintet Off
For Game With Lincolnites
" The Central High school basket
; Z ball team will leave today for
' , Lincoln, where they will meet
Lincoln High school this evening.
The Purple and White quintet
-is In prime condition for tonight's
; battle. ,
Arthur Logan, captain of the Cen
tral High quintet will" get into the
"game today. His knee was in bad
. shape at the beginning of the week.
Bowens Lose to High
land Parks:, Townsend
Bank Game Is
SILK HAT HARRY:
Copyright. 191 Intern'l News
: Drawrifor The Bee by Tad
Commerce High school basket ball
shooters scored their second victory
in the figjit for the Greater Omaha
league championship last night at
the Young Men's Christian associa
tion by winning from the Beddeos
by the' score of 2.1 to V).
Throughout the entire game both
quintets put up a good brand of bas
ket ball. The game was marked by
brilliant shooting and close guard
ing of both teams. Tt was a see-saw
affair and as the game was drawing
to an end it looked as tliongh the
contest vouid finish in a tie, and
with the score 19 up with, but four
minutes to go, sensational field goals
bv Captain Frank Manonev art'
Right Forward Camero put Com
merce in the lead.
The first half ended. J 1 to 1 1. Cam
ero was the eluet point-getter tor
Commerce, while Captain Usher
scored nine of the 10 points for the
Beddeos. This game proved' the
feature event of the evening.
Poor shooting on the part of the
Bowens and eood passing atid team
work of the Highland Parks gave the
latter quintet a 18 to 9 victory in the
first game of the evening.
The Omaha .National Bank-Town-
send game was postponed until
later date otV account of both teams
being crippled. The Banks plave
an exhibition game with a pickup
team.' which resulted in a victory for
Four Church league contests hold
(.renter Omaha League.
Omaha Nat. Brinks 8 0 l.non
TomnifTpe High 3 1 .70
Townsend Oun iCo. I I .sofl
K. R Bowons 1 2 .333
li-ddeos 1 2 .333
Highland Fr.rka 1 !1 .333
Coumi! Bluffs Christian against .First
M. E.. T:30 j.. in.; Trinity Baptists against
raivary Haptists. i:io p. m.; Benson M.
rc. against Hanscom Parks. RmO p i
r-eari si. E. opainst M. K. Wops, 9:3,0 p. m.
CLUB OWNERS TO
MEET FEBRUARY 1
Season to Open About Middle
Of April ;WilI Adopt
Chicago, Jan. 21. President
Tearney of the Western and Three-
t,ye leagues, issued calls for meet
ings to be held in Chicago during
the second week m February when
the American and .National leagues.
American association and National
Base Ball commission will be in ses
sion here. '
Club owners of the Western
league will meet February 1 to adopt
a schedule and make other arrange
ments for the adoption of a 154
game program, opening the season
about the middle of April.
Work or Fight Order Did Not
Dissolve Contracts, Is Ruling
Philadelphia, Jan. 21. William T
T" l Ti , .1 rt
uoyie, i-ortsmoutn, unio. tormer
baseball scout, won an $800 verdict
against the Philadelphia National
league base ball club in common
pleas court here today. .
Doyle sued for back salary and in
terest alleged to be due him on a
contract wjjh the Phillies, which
was canceled by the club when the
National "Work or Fight" order
went into effect in August, 1918.
Doyle is now with i the Milwaukee
The suit was regarded important
in sporting circles, as it was the first
test in this section of the "Work or
Fight" order as applied to base ball
Rumor has it that Tom Jones,
formerly manager of Jess Willard,
Zis willing to supplant Tom O'Rourke
"as pilot for Fred Fulton.
I'll bet it's a new magazine.
Nope. See paper
Referee Makes Fred Fulton
Stop Punishing Tom Cowler
Philadelphia, Jan. 21. Fred Fu!-
ton,(the Minnesota heavyweight, so
far outclassed Tom Cowler, of Eng
land, in the scheduled six-round bout
here that the referee stonned thr-
fight in the third round to save Cow
ler from further punishment.
Today's Calendar of Sports.
Raelng Winter mertlhs; of loha-American
Joekrv rluh at Havana. Winter
meeting of Business Men's Baring asso
ciation .at New Orleans.
Bowling Kritries clone for International
Rowling association tournament at St.
(-- Skiing Tournament at Mankato. Minn.
liming annual nonuple! of Northwest
ern Curling nswclatlon, at Dulnth.
Shooting Annual Midwinter Handicap
Target tournament at PinehurM. N. C.
Y,oli- Annual January tournament at
Boxing -Rattling lerinftky th. Johnny
Howard, eight round, at Perth Amboy,
N. J.: Max Williamfton ti. Abe Friedman,
1! roond. at New Bedford. Ma.; Inter
city amateur rontrnt at Crescent Ath
letic club. Rrooklvn, N. V
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Girls Enjoy Outdoors at Lake Placid
li ss G W, tTordh,v.rst.
Lovers of winter sports and out
door enthusiasts are flocking to
Lake Placid, N. Y., to take advan
tage of the unusually attractive win
ter offerings' there. The picturesque
lake has become the "mecca" of
many of the prominent folk of. New
York City and vicinity. Most of the
fair feminines who are enjoying 'the
ice skating , skiing and long tramps
over the snow-covered hills have
donned masculine sporting togs, the
better to enjoy unhampered freedom
during their stay in the cold coun
try, in the photograph several of
the fair winter enthusiasts are
shown: Mis! G. M. Mordhurst of
New York, Miss Margaret Kendrick
of New York City and Miss Thera
Quonz of New York.
m 1 I
WHEN Dempsey starts chirping patriotism, he is in the defensive sit
uation of a turtle without a shell.
Instead of trotting back and forth with the nimble alibi, Manager
Kearns should have adopted the style of the Alabama smoke at the murder
trial. When the judge asked the culprit if he had anything to chirp, he
buzzed that he didn't Have anything to say and he was willing to let the
whole master drop. '
Which is where Kearns pulled the well-known bloomer And earns the
barbed wire sox and the cement spats. But all fight managers are slaves
to art and jinust buzz their heads off at every opening.
Nobody can accuse Dempsey of not being a fighter; leastwise, they
can't accuse him to his face, unless they do it over a telephone. Anybody
who piped hint crease Willard and iron out Fulton knows that a bird like
that loves to mingle and that fighting is his middle name. Trouble is that
you can't tell what his first name is. ' '
iWhat Is Rheumatism?
Why Suffer From It?
-Sufferers Should Realize That
- It I a Blood Infection and Can
: Be Permanently Relieved.
ir Rheumatism means that the blood
; has become saturated with uric acid
; It does not require medical ad
vice to know that good health is
absolutely dependent upon pure
XblooJ. When the muscles and joiats
' become sore and drawn with rheu
matism, it is not a wise thing to
; rtake a little salve and by rubbing
it on the sore spot, expect to get
Trid of your rheumatics. You must
go deeper than that, down deep
into the blood where the poison
lurks and which is not effected by
salves and ointments. It is im
portant that you - rid yourself of
this terrible disease before it goes
too far. S. S. S. is the blood
cleanser that has stood the test of
time, having been in constant use
for more than fifty years. It will
do for you what 'it has done for
thousands of others. S. S. S. is
guaranteed purely vegetable, it will
do the work and not harm the most
Write the physician of this Com
pany and let him advise with you.
Advice is furnished without charge.
Address Swift Specific Co., 253
Swift Laboratory, Atlanta, Ga.
I have a successful treatment for Kuptura with.
out resorting to a painful and uncertain surgi
cal operation. I am ins only reputable physi
cian who Vill take such cases upon a guarantee
I to give satisfactory results. I have devoted more
m."' ' " N - than 20 years to the exclusive treatment of Rup-
to. tar and have perfected the best treatment in existence today. I do not inject paraf
' t is dangerous. The advantages of my treatment are: No loss of time.
No detention from business. No danger from chloroform, shock and blood poison, and
no laying. oj in hospital. Call or writ Dr. Wray, 306 Bee Bldf , Om -
TackVas given the wrong steer at the start of the shindig. The guy
at the tiller probably told him that theipatriotism stuff was the bunk, and
the only place for a scrapping gent was a plush lined shipyard with cerise
trimmings. That was a olace where a guy could hang up a record juggling
rivets and probably get three years in vaudeville at the finish of the war.
n addition, any guy near a dfydock was sure to ge,t a medal when secre
tary Daniels started loosening up on the hardware department and cut
loose with a barrage of citations that puzzled Admiral Sims better than
Sam Loyd ever could have done. ' '
Dempsey isn't to blame in this matter, but when the biscuits are burned
t doesn't make any difference who mixed the dough. In the Dempsey
retinue his manager is probably the works and the gold-filled hunting case
in addition. Where he gummed the works is in not realizing that a guy in
the public eye can easily be manipulated until he becomes a cinder in the
public eye. --.It's only the little guys who can get away with rough stuff.
If Joe Moofus bamms his wifd in the eye with a ham omelet, theSncident
and the eye are closed right there She might tell the judge that the om
elet was as light as a feather, and Joe bad no kick coming. In rebuttal Joe
could state that he didn't like feathers, which puts the law on his side. No
publicity or notoriety accrues on the original investment of one ham omelet.
But when an Astorbilt or a Vanderteller hopps his frau in the mush
with a leg of mutton or wraps a caviar pudding around her neck for a lav
alliere, boys, the-lncident is just starting. It's public property, like over
coats in a quick lunch restaurant. - The bigger you are the easier you are to
pipe. The frog can submerge where the elephant can't even get his feet
This is no defense of Dempsey, any more than it is a defense of the
Bergdoll boys, who were slackers because they forgot the formality of div
ing into the Home Guards or the shipyards. .
There are thousands who might have pulled the same thing that Deuip
scy jerked, but are they getting bawled out every day in the papers? They
mightn't stand so good with the neighbors, which is tough for a world's
champion, as the world is his neighbor. It's fierce to be persona au
gratin, meaning with cheese, but if Kearns had maintained an indiscreet
silence there wasan even chance of the soup cooling off enough to be
' When Kearns busted open Jack's war record he cracked the wrong
oyster. We even gave him the benefit of the robust doubt by dobbing into
the Spanish,- Civil and Mexican ballyhoos without finding a trace. If
there are any clues in the War of 1812 of the Revolution, they were wiped
out when the British burned the capitol after the scuffle at Bladcnsburg.
Nebraska Letter Men
Want Huskers to
Lincoln. Neb., Jan. 21. (Special.)
The "N" club, an organization of
letter men at the state university,
Tuesday night voted to back the
Lincoln alumni in their attempts to
bring the Cornhusker school into the
Missouri Valley conference again.
It is understood that Omaha
alumni are preparing to fight the
proposal to rejoin the conference. If
Nebraska takes membership again
in the valley association it will mean
that no more games will be played
by the Huskc r squad in Omaha.
Under present conditions the state
university team appears in Omaha
for one game annually.
American Curlers Win.
Duluth, Jan. 21. With four out of
the five American rinks winning
their games the Uuited States re
tained the Louis W. Hill trophy by
defeating the Canadians in the in
ternational event of the northwest
With the Bowlers.
SWIFT AND COMPANY LEAGUE,
Robson US' Boatman 432
Nepeusky 459Mehl 479
Perdua 6011 Long 412
Long 404iPrey 466
Grimm 453iStorffer ....... 002
Totals 2365 Totals ......
Klefu riDunran ... 310
Krttnhnier .... 37 1 1 Thompson 390
Straw 410 Rasper 390
Johnson 4SpKretchmer F. . 443
Layton 410,Maynor 419
Totals 22571 "Totals i. 2922
Robin 435Raff 499
Halm 6l"iKespar 451
Casper , 446 Truelton 491
Wilson 457Haffr 466
Pearson 604iGasnlk 630
Totals 1359 Totals 3510
fiATK CITY I.EAtil'E.
Hrrg nothing to. I Elite Furniture Co.
Haarman ...... 6361 Suchy 547,
Hallock 467!Blssctt 198
Harrison 554,S-hedd 460
Beselin'a Old Boyl Omaha Printing Co.
Cl'andler y 644IHofmann 583
Bongele . 6R6! Anglesberg 568
Klonck 634!Cruickshank ... f97
Bcselln '.. 640i Wallace. CS9
Ztmmy ES5'Mooro i94
Total .- S789 Total ? 2921
Western I'nlon. I Olympla C. K.
Nelson 676! Shaw 510
Tolllver 6171 Mayer
Winn ESJlEidson ...
Ambrose 466! P. Jarosh
West 6761 Fits
Total -.2692 Total .
C. . Nat. Bank. Neb. T.
Jackson 492'Moyna. ..
H.iolin 4S6lZndlna ..
Shields 496 (inrnandt
lingers 382IJ. .larosh.
Landstrora .... 657 Reis ....
. . 653
. . 60
ARRIVE IN U. S.
MIDDLE OF FEB.
European Champion Is to
Fulfill Contract Out
side His Ring
New York, Jan. 21. Private ad
vices from France indicate that
Georges Carpentier, European
heavyweight champion, will arrive
in this country about the middle-ei
February. Tlife French pugilist, chal
.lenger for the world's title now held
by Jack Dempsey, will come to the
United States to fulfill a contract
entirely outside his ring activities,
but there is understood to be no
obligation in this contract which
would prohibit him from engaging in
either exhibition or limited- round
While Carpentier's manager, De
scUamps. refuses to divulge the actu
al conditions embodied in the con
tract, various promoters appear to
take it for granted that the French
fighter .will be permitted to engage
in some form of restricted ring ac
tivity and there is certain to be a
wild scramble for his services, la
view of his early arrival, it is con
sidered unlikely that Carpentier will
definitely sign for a championship
bout with Dempsey, even if in a pos
ition to do so, before he reaches
America. Cable negotiations appear
to be uncertain and unsatisfactory
and it is understood that the French
pugilist and his manager prefer to
do business directly with the pro
moters, who haVe already passed the
$500,000 mark in their bids for the
The Frenchmen are thoroughly
familiar with the fact that a fight
bill has been introduced in the New
York legislature and that New Jer
sey clubs hope to have the present
law there changed to permit bouts
fully as satisfactory to the boxing
fans as the proposed New York
American Girl Is Victor.-
Canncs, France, Jan. 21. Miss
Elizabeth Ryan, the American ten
nis player, and J. C. Ritchie, the
English veteran, Tuesday defeated
Mile. Suzanne Lenglen, the French
champion, and M. Albarran, by a
score of. 6-1 and 4-3 in the open
tennis tournament being held here
this week. After the second set,
Mile. Lenglen was forced to retire
West Side, 27; Manilla, 11.
West Side, la.. Jan. 21. (Special.)
Wrest Side defeated Manil1a. 27to
11, h$re Tuesday flight. Wrest Side
is anxious to secure games with
She's Coming Sunday
the million candle-power
human lamp of happiness
In the great, glad play
mm "in i
as 'OLD BILL in
A Comedy With Music and
"By long odds Mr. Hopper' best
performances in many years."
N. Y. TIMES.
Nights: SOc to $2.00. Mat. BOc to $1.60
Entire Week Starting Sunday,
Mats. Wednesday and Saturday
HAH M N.By :W
RflYH Tonight a Sharp
JLMKJ 1 LJ TWFUFTH NIGHT
S E. H. JULIA
Saturday Matinro. 2 sharp. Twelfth
Night; Frl., Hamlet; Sat. F.v. Tam
ing ol the Shrew. Prices, $3 to $1.
Next Week B"snEMrN'o'wN,u
Farewell Week of the First and
With the Record-Holding Shubert At.
traction Quaint, Brilliant, Beautiful
Most successful musical plav m
stage history, with the big New York
No. I Cast including Wm. Norris, Caro
lyn Thompson, Melville Stckes, and
dancing- girls of four generations.
Nights and Sat, Mat. SOc to $2.O0,
Farewell Night, Sat. SOc to $2.80
Nights, 50c to $2.00. Mats. SOc to $1.50 I
At the Auditorium
Conner's Amusement Co.
Open the Auditorium,
Fifteenth and Howard Streets
Saturday, Jan. 24th
Sunday, Jan. 25th
DANCING, 8:30 to 11:30
Free Dancing Lessons,
7:30 to 8:30
The new floor with Carl
Lamp's Celebrated Orchestra
will make dancing at the Au
ditorium a real pleasure.
Admission: 10c; Dancing 5c
NEW SHOW TODAY
Buatf A Buddie Girls. Bud of Ham Budd
MotlKii Picture,; Hanlty Howard: Browning
I Onvli: Plane 4 Golf; Photoplay Attraction :
"Th Right To Lla", featuring Doloraa Caa-llnflll.
"OMAHA'S FUN CENTER"
Daily Mat. 15-25-S0e
Evnga., 25-50-7Sc, ft
Sam Howe's Big dhow detents
HARRY C'HEINIF-'; COOPER. SAM HOWARB.
HELEN TARR and hoit of clevar aaaoelatfa. The
"Jazzy" Auto- and a veritable awarm ol lovely but-
LADIES' DIME MATINEE WEEK DAYS
, bat. Wat. and Week "Follies of the Day"
IHt MIT g) IN VAWMfc v
MLLE. NITTA-JO, LILLIAN SHAW.
EVA SHIRLEY, "INDOOR SPORTS,
Bostock's Riding School, Phina 4 Co,
Semaroff & Sonia, Topics oi the
Twenty-sixth and Ames A a.
By the Ben Hur Dancing Club
IB H I -onax u
rilOTO-PLAYS. PHOTO-PLAYS. J
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p Entire UJeek, Jan.25 -
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III - II
In the funniest comedy
you have ever seen.
As a regular boy, in
LAST TIMES TODAY
in Zane Grey's Great Story
"The Last of the
Friday and Saturday
FRANK KEENAN in
THE PICTURE THAT
OPENS YOUR EYES.
Titanic magnificent be
yond words. Thousands
who have seen it declare
it to be the 'mightiest
photodrama of the
Tom Mia in "The
There's method in
his madness (or
his speed wins in
both love and war. Ambrose'
"WHEN BEAR CAT WENT DRY," With
an All-Star Cast: Also Special
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