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Thief River Falls Third Eleven to
Go Home Scoreless After Tack
ling Local Men.
DEFEATED BY 12 TO 0 MARGIN
Touchdowns Mady By Lycan and
Hayner, But Achenbach Lost
Ball After Going Over.
GIRLS' SUPPER DREW MANY
Crowd So Large That They Were
Unable to Handle All Comers
Game Attendance Small.
In a game replete with tense situ
ations, the Bemidji high school foot
ball team defeated Thief River Falls
high school Saturday afternoon by a
score of 21 to 0. The score would
have been at least 18 to 0 had "Tub
by" Achenbach not had the misfor
tune to lose the ball just as he fell
across Thief River's goal line. The
ball was captured by a Thief River
player and was put in play twenty
yards from the goal.
A. E. Nelson, instructor in agri
culture in the high school, acted as
master of ceremonies during the first
half and when his whistle blew,
Thief River kicked off to Bemidji.
The ball was worked back and forth
in the center of the field for several
minutes going from one team to the'
other. At the close of the quarter,
the ball was close to the Thief River
The minute rest allowed the men
helped the Bemidji team and when it
lined up again, Wilbur.Lycan carried
the ball over easily. In order to
get over the line, he was forced to
fall across the piled up mass of line
men. The umpire wanted to call it
"Hurdling" but after reading the
rules decided that the play was al
lowable. The teams lined up again
but no further scores were made the
During the second half, both teams
played better ball but Bemidji did
not come back as strong as "expected.
By hard work, Harold Hayner was
sent across the Thief River goal line
for the second touchdown. Captain
Bailey missed both chances at goals
although the ball struck one of the
uprights on the second trial.
In the fourth quarter, Harold Hay
ner was struck and the wind knocked
out of him. His position was taken
by Mayne Stanton but Hayner was
enough recovered after the game to
run to the high school dresisng room.
Stanton was used to good advantage
in some line and cross bucks. This
was the only change made in the Be
midji line up.
The Bemidji ends, Graham and
Wright, were completely outplayed
by the Thief River ends and time and
again were effectually boxed by in
terference so that the backs had to
spill interference and stop the ball.
When going down under punts, they
were usually blocked so that the man
with the ball got a start before be
ing tackled. The ends did good work
in handling their own forward
The five center men on the Be
midji line, Oleson, Elletson, Sulli
van, Titus and Achenbach outplayed
the Thief River line at times and at
others allowed their opponents )to
sift through. The line was good un
der line plays but trick plays and
forward passes did not hold long
enough to allow the back field to
get the plays under way. Several
times Captain Bailey was forced to
change a trick play into an end run
because the line sifted a Thief River
player. The line men were fairly
good on breaking through and tack
ling although several missed easy
The Bemidji back field of Bailey,
Ryan, Hayner and Lycan played good
football on straight plays but were
a little slow on trick plays. Had
the line jumped to position faster,
many of the plays would have suc
ceeded where they failed. They
were also handicapped by the line
failing to hold long enough on punts
and forward passes. Bailey failed to
follow the man with the .ball many
times and on the line over play
once allowed a Thief River man to
come around and tackle from behind.
Bemidji won the game fairly and
had a heavier team to overcome. The
Thief River men relied more on
weight than plays and could do noth
ing when the Bemidji team played
football. The victory waa well earn-
VOLUME 10. NUMBER 144.
BEMIDJI TEAM GETS
ONE MORE SCALP
Veteran Pitcher ef Giants
Prominent In World's Series.
Photo by American Press Association.
ed but showed up many weak spots
which will have to be eradicated be
fore the team goes to Grand Rapids
The stop watch for the time keep
ers was loaned by George T. Baker
and company. Admission at the gate
amounted to* $24.00 and at the foot
ball supper to $43.50. The girls
were overwhelmed by the crowd that
tried to attend the supper and were
not prepared for such large numbers.
MANY JOIN WILSON CLUB
.Chicago, Oct. 14.More than 100,-
000 republicans have pledged their
support to Governor Woodrow Wilson
for president through the Wilson
National Progressive Republican
league headquarters which have
been open only a week.
This is the organization started
and headed by Rudolph Spreckles
who was prominent in the reform of
San Francisco politics, Headquart
ers have been opened in New York,
Chicago, Philadelphia, Cleveland,
Milwaukee, Pittsburg and San Fran
The object of the organization is
to enroll the names of 1,000,000 re
publicans between now and election
day who will vote for Governor Wil
son. Precinct workers in every-vot
ing precinct in the United States
have been selected and asked to get
the names by making house to house
canvass. Names supplied to the
Chicago headquarters already num
ber 95,000 from ten states.
These republicans are being com
municated with and sent literature
showing why republicans should vote
for Wilson rather than either Taft or
Roosevelt, and each one being
asked to do his utmost to get fellow
republicans to vote for Wilson in his
vicinity. The Chicago headquart
ers are located in Room 624 McCor
mick building and are in charge of
Robert M. Buck who was one of the
managers of the LaFollette precon
Senator John M. Blaine of Bosco
bel, Wisconsin, one of the vice-pres
idents of the league is in charge of
the work in the middle west, Dr.
Howard W. Wiley, former chief
chemist in the United States depart
ment of agriculture, is active in the
management in the east, and Mr.
Spfeckles is giving his personal at
tention to the canvass in the far west
as supervising the entire work in
ACCUSED OF BOY'S MURDER.
Washington, D. C, Oct. 14.Tony
Milano, an Italian shoemaker, was
arraigned for trial before Justice
Stafford today, charged with the mur
der of twelve-year-old Harry Smith.
The alleged crime was committed in
September of last year and attracted
wide attention at the time. The Ital
ian, as charged by the police, mur
dered the Smith boy, who with other
lads is said to have been teasing him,
and then set fire to his shoemaker
shop to hide the alleged crime.
GOOD SCORE SERVICE
On Saturday afternoon the regular
edition of the Daily Pioneer contain
ing the final score of the Bemidji
Thief River Falls football game and
the Boston-New York baseball game
of the world's series was on the street
before the crowd at the football
game at the fair grounds was down
town. System and hard work make
such journalism possible. The Pio
neer has the system and the force is
willing to work.
New York, Oct. 14.Long hours
of cross-examination by supperless
lawyers before a supperless court and
a jury failed Saturday night to make
Bald Jack Rose vary his story of the
part he played and the part he says
former Police Lieutenant Becker
played in the murder of Herman
Rosenthal, the gambler.
"Becker told me," he said, "that he
wanted Rosenthal murdered, shot,
croaked or dynamited. At his bid
ding I got the gunmen to kill Rosen
thal. I hid after the murder. I saw
Becker that morning and later talk
ed with him over the telephone. I
paid the gunmen $1,000 for Becker
and told them he said not to worry
but to lay low.
"I gave myself up and became a
state's witness because Becker de
serted me like a dirty dog and was
getting ready to throw me to the
Justice Goff convened the after
noon session of court at 2:15 o'clock,
Shortly before 9 o'clock he declared
it adjourned until Monday morning,
after John F. Mclntyre, Becker's law
yer, protested he was on the verge
of collapse. Justice Goff, white-hair
ed and venerable appearance, seemed
the least fatigued of all in the court
"I warned you," he told John F.
Mclntyre, Becker's lawyer, early in
the evening, "that ie. would fiaish
this crass examination if he had to
sit till midnight. I meant it."
New York, Oct. 14.The Minne
sota naval militia under command
of Captain Guy L. Eaton, arrived in
Jersey City Saturday afternoon, and
were immediately taken aboard the
battleship Wisconsin of the Atlantic
reserve fleet. While the enlisted men
were being taken on board, Captain
W. J. Maxwell, commanding the Wis
consin, called the militia officers in
to conference and took up the work
of assigning the Minnesota battalion
to stations. Captain Maxwell gave
the militiamen to understand that
they would, be an important part of
the Wisconsin's crew during the
Captain Eaton was made aide to
the executive officer, where he has
an opportunity to observe the work
of handling a battleship. All of the
other officers were given stations in
accordance with their rank.
The enlisted men were amalgated
with the regular crew of the Wiscon
sin, working in pairs with the regu
lars. This general rule was followed
from the engine room to the bridge.
Officers of the militia are taking
their regular turn on the bridge and
on the deck watch.
TEN EYCK TO ROW RILEY.
Saratoga, N. Y., Oct. 14.James
A. Ten Eyck, the veteran oarsman
who will be sixty years old his next
birthday, is to engage in a prize
sculling match tomorrow on Saratoga
Lake, where he scored many victor
ies with his oars twenty years and
more ago. Jim Riley is slated for
fhis opponent in tomorrow's match.
The race will be rowed over a three
mile course for a side bet of $1,000.
Ten Eyck has defeated Riley twice,
and, despite his age, expects to do it
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA, MONDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 14, 1912. Ill
$25,000 LIBEL SUIT INVOLVED
Brainerd, Oct. 14.Mandamus
proceedings against' the cjSy council
to grant hearings to parties desir-
ing to show cause for the ousting of
N. P. Dunn, president of the water
and light board, were heard by
Judge Stanton here Saturday.
The judge took the case under ad-
visement and also the demurrer to
complaint in the $25,000 libel suit of
Mons Mahlum against Hugo Sch-
wartzkopf. Both decisions were re-
These actions are an outgrowth of
the publicity given the Brainerd
water and light board by Charles
Russell, an attorney and his part
ner. Russell, who has lived in Brain
erd about one year, discovered that
the Northern Pacific and other cor
porations were not paying their share
of the cost of pumping the city water
and that the common people were
paying for the water furnished the
big business plants.
They at once started a fight to get
the water rates put on an equitable
basis but met considerable opposition
in the council. They and others fin
nally wished to appear before the
council to show cause why the water
and light board personnel should be
changed but the council refused to
hear them and the mandamus case re
The libel suit is said to have been
caused by Schwartzkopf saying un
complimentary things of Mahlum
while the former was in conference
with some of the prosecutors.
The entire trouble started last
spring and promises to be a drawn
ALLEGED SLATER ON TRIAL.
Camden, N. J., Oct. 14.The case
of Charles Ford, who on March 14
last shot to death Mrs. Mary Effio
Wagner at her home at Laurel
Springs, was called for trial today
before Supreme:"'.:^1-..-:-t-CY Cour J^udge Garri
Citizens Have to Mandamus Council
in Order to Be Heard In Wat
er and Light Case,
Ohio State 34 Denison 0.
Michigan 55 Michigan Aggies 7.
Wisconsin 56 Northwestern 0.
Illinois 13 Washington 0.
Iowa 31 Cornell College 0.
Hamline 12 N. D. 0.
Michigan Freshmen 0 Alma Col-
Carleton 34 S. A. State 0.
Nebraska 30 Kansas Aggies 6.
Wabash 62, De Pauw 0.
Lawrence 27 Oshkosh Normal 0.
Missouri 14 Columbia 0.
Highland Park 13, Coe College 5.
Kansas 27 Missouri State. Nor-
Case 12 Wooster 0.
Butchel 0 Western Reserve 7.
Notre Dame 74 Adrian college 7.
South Dakota 39 Nebraska Wes-
Albion 26 Kalamazoo college 0.
Oberlin 47 Wittenburg 7.
Moraingside 12 Buena Vista 0.
Vanderbilt 54 Rose Polytechnic 0.
Yale 16 LaFayette 0.
Harvard 26 Williams 3.
Princeton 31 Virginia 0.
Cornell 14 New York 6.
Carlisle 33 Syracuse 0.
Army 19 Rutgers 0.
Dartmouth 55 Vermont 0.
Swarthmore 6 Pennsylvania 3.
Wesley an 7 Brown 6.
Amherst 14 Springfield 3. '_._
Butler 25 Franklin 0.
The City Ed. Knows A Good White Hope When Be Sees One ByJ'HOP"
Bemidji 12 T. R. Falls 0.
Grand Forks 7 Fargo 0.
Blue Earth 7 Fairmont 0.
Faribault 30 Kenyon 0.
St. Cloud 45 Mechanic Arts 0.
Cumberland 7 Hayward 0.
Shattuck 13 Macalaster 3.
Minneapolis South 7 Minneapolis
'mHmxm, N, r. 7. -:'r.
Sioux City, la. 90 Cuncil Bluffs 0.
Chippewa Falls 7 Superion Nor. O.-
Sparta 6 Galeville 0.
New Richmond 13 River Falls 7.
Pillsbury 68, Mankato 0.
Moorhead High 32 Fergus Falls 7.
5-A rj. ire
ANDREWS OUT OF RACE
Asks County Auditor to Take His
Name From General Election
Ballot On November 5.
SAYS VOTERS WANT TORRANCE
A. A. Andrews, Democratic candi-
date fpr county attorney, today ad-
dressed a letter to the county audi-
tor asking that his name be omitted
from the general election ballot. Mr.
Andrews stated that the primary
election returns showed that the
voters were satisfied with the present
county attorney, Graham M. Tor-
rance, and-that he did not wish to
The withdrawal of Mr. Andrews
from the race.for county attorney
leaves Mr. Torrance and A- M. Cro-
well as contestants. Mr. Torrance
will run as a Republican and Mr.
Crowell as a Socialist. The general
election will be held November 5.
Following is the full text of Mr.
Oct. 14, 1912.
Mr. J. L. George, county auditor,
Beltrami county, city.
I hereby request that you omit my
name from the general election bal-
lot .as Democratic candidate for
county attorney of Beltrami county,
I make this request because I feel
that the voters of Beltrami eonnty
by their votes at the
primaries that they are satisfied with
the present County Attorney Graham
M. Torrance and for that reason I do
not care to be a candidate for said
Yours very truly,
A. A. Andrews.
Diet A. A. A.|A. S.
MEAT PACKERS IN SESSION
Chicago, HI., Oct. 14.All phases
of the meat packing and allied indus
tries will be discussed by the Amer
ican Meat Packers' association at its
annual convention which began in
this city today. The sessions are be
ing held at the Hotel Sherman and
wiU be continued over tomorrow and
Home Talent Vaudeville To Be Givem
In the Brinkman Theatre Three
No Number or Picture Is To Be Re-
Church Building Fund,
THE OFFICIAL PROGRAM.
The Skeleton Rag," Entire chorus.
"Dear Old Moonlight"
Ivis Roberts,. Arabelle NeaL
Ruth Wightman, Servia McKa-
sick, Ralph Lycan, Groom* Me
Cullough, Fred Chamberlain.
Will Chichester, Oscar Nelson,
and Wilbur Lycan.
Musical and Dancing Skit
Dorothy Humes and Donna Ly-
Gladys Vye, Grace Fisher, Iiet
ta Fisher, Arvilla Kenneld, Wil
bur Lycan, Maurice Ryan, Dei
bert Elletson and By RusselL
Ruth Wightman and choroa.
Gladys Vye, Ivis Roberts, Servia
McKusick, -Grace Peterson and
Colonial Act, consisting of old
style musical numbers. The
Gavotte, Minuet, and Mazurka,
by Leila Stanton Sanborn and
Vera Dempsey and Vera Cutter.
Louis Brown, violinist.
At 7:30 tonight, the curtain will
go up at the Brinkman theatre for
the first of the series of vaudeville
numbers which are to be presented
to local audiences three nights this
week. Up to within two hours of
the curtain, the players were busy
putting the finishing touches on
their acts. Miss Dorothy Humes,
director of the vaudeville, says that
the program tonight will be a finish
Every man and woman who has a
part in any number of the series will
be pressed into service in "The
Skeleton Rag" tonight. "Dear Old
Moonlight" will be sung by a chorus
of ten voices. "Rum Turn Tiddle"
will be sung by a double mixed
quartette. Ruth Wightman wiU
lead 'Teasing Moon" and will be
assisted by a chorus of young ladies.
Costumes for each number have
been brought in from Minneapolis or
made by the players themselves.
Each number will be appropriately
staged with proper light effects. The
motion pictures will be changed
every night and will be thrown on
the screen while the players are
changing for the next number.
The Bemidji vaudeville was sug
gested by that put on in Cass Lake
in August. The Cass Lake vaude
ville covered five days and on Satur
day night every number put on dur
ing the week was repeated. There
will be no repetitions of the numbers
presented in Bemidji and there will
an entire change of program each
evening. Children will be admitted
Ruth Wightman, Servia MCKH
sick, Ivis Roberts, Arabelle Neal
Ralph Lycan, Groome MeCulloch
Fred Chamberlain, and Wilbur
"Henry"Hovey Lord and chorus.
Lucille Bailey, Ixetta Fisher,
Ora DeRushia, Jane Hayner,
Kldridge Lord, Norman Kettle
son, and Percy Hyatt.
Piano ActDorothy Humes.
Clog DanceDavid Helmer.
Violin soloLeila Stanton Sanborn
Vera Cutter,, waiter
Vera Dempsey, Alfred McDonald
Michael McDonald, Edith MHla,
FIS2 TEN CENTS PER WEEK.
FIRST OF SERIES
G0E ON TONWBt
Consecutive Evenings, y&gggpit
ALL ARE USED IN CHORUS l^$fl.
Curtain Raiser "The Skeleton Raj" T?"*
Needs Every Man and Women i^4J**-
In Caste For Presentation. ""?"""MT^
COMPLETE CHANGE BAILY