PAGES 1 TO 4.
VOL. XXXVIII NO. 26.
OMAHA, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 13, 1908.
SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS.
I 1 1 , . 1 i-UJ
Regents Settle Differences Between the University Students and Faculty Over Athletic Control
BOWLERS PLAYING HARD PINS
Wilson Uisies the Periimmont by
Split! and Errori. ,
CHABOT EJ SECOND DIVISION
Some Fast aad Furious Bowling la
een on All tho Allcr During:
eek of Cora El
position. UMHA TO CET BIG CAME
Interscholastic Champions of Iowa and Nebraska for 1908
Cornhusker ' Management Planning
Next Year's Schedule.
ETTHEE WISCOAbLS OE. 11LIN0I
Incertala Yet Which Team, BecasM
-a Kr "rr , ,
... - . ,
Big Eight Games Are Not Yet
Arranged .New Ath
letic Field. '
LINCOLN. Dec. U. (Special.) It toe
a -' '
Bowl.ng atll continue to clinch Ita hold
on the Indoor athletes and hae been tha
prlnorpiU aport of the week. One of the
noticeable features of the week's bowline
waa the three good (imei played by Jtm
mlq Hester's team,. which team te now high
for the prise bicycle. The Loyal Hotel
Jewelera are gaining ground and right in
the game, having cut out blowing pins.
Jamea Wilson had a good chance for three
tiBh games lam week, as he atarted out
like a whirlwind, but a couple of splits and
eirors In the last game pulled rum down.
Charley Ortman la coins aome and haa
rained Ms average every week, until be la
now among the top-notchera and at the
raie he Is climbing at present he should
be at the top of the stairs before the seav
son Is over.
Last week was a atrenuoua one among
the Commercial league bowlers on the Met
ropolitan. . alleys. A general shifting: of
teams In the standing resulted. While the
Rrodegaard team still holds the lead with
a safe margin, the tricycle team, winners
of last year'a pennant, atep Into second
place. The Postofflce bowlers took a hard
fall- out of the Chabot team and dumped
them Into the second division,
Among the Individuals, Fcrree, who has
played but six games, leads, with 190. Car
man haa replaced Drinkwater for the real
bad. - He also set a new mark for the
league bowlers, with his total of 643 In
Team standing and Individual averages
lor week ending December 10:
Teams. Games. W. L. Pet. Pins.
Brodegaard Crowns 33 25 8 .758 28,698
Omaha Bicycle Co 34 25 11
Birmingham Range Co.. 36 23 13
l,u ma ,.3 '23 13
Postoffice 36 18 18
Chabot Shoe Co 33 15 18
Husgie's Acorns 27 9 18
Drtebos Candy Co. 36 13 24
Cole-McKenna Co 36 13 24
Kelley Heyden 33 24
Names. Hum. At.I Kama.
Farrae lH P. NellMB ..
(annas M lMj Alawaon
lmakwiter U 1M H. Prlmaaa .
Zarp I 11 Sutton
Kert M 1K3 Pateraon
Hull IS mil R. Paturaoa
BooH M lso Laara
Laahmana M 17 Drunks
.639 31. BoO
S'arr IS 178 Wllar 18 lS
, M 177
Dlbbera 11 11
. 11 177
. PI 1771
. 17 177 1
, 10 17
, 11 17S
Vaughn 21 11
Palmar 11 11
Baahr M 11
W. Nalaoa 14 lit
Tremor M lit
. 10 176 Oarnandt
. M 174 Colllna
... SS 16
10 1731 e. Jobnaoa
... SI 114
Orolta 27 171 Coff.i ,
... 17 161
SO 1711 MrRat
... IS 167
Solomon .. ,
. 10 171 Wermnallsr .
. 11 171 Urash
. tt 1"2 OaatoTeaoa ..
. .. in Houth
, SO 171 gal hart
, M 174 J. Nalaoa ....
. to 17l B. Pauarsoa
. 18 170 Ruah
. SI 170 Raamuaaaa ..
... IS 161
... SO 163
... II 161
... 25 J61
... 21 141
.... IS 141
... IS J4i
... 6 1SS
Team standing and Individual averages
for -week ending December 10:
Teama. OameaW. L. Pet. Plna.
Bchroedera St. James.. .27 21 C .777 11.029
.1 Ortman Btara 80 21 .700 14.588
(seltn Mixers 30 20 10 .9a 14.375
V'hlcago Lluuor House. .30 18 12 .& 14.339
Borehelm Jewelers 27 16 11 .56 12.640
Ixiyal Hotel Jewelers.. 80 12 18 . 13,ti04
West Sides 80 11 19 .8 12.808
Bungalows 30 10 20 .233 12.749
Dally News 27 8 19 .2W-11,634
Nebraska Cycle Co.. ..27 7 20 .9 11,761
Namea. Ava. Nanwa. At.
rauihUa l Moraa 161
Wllaoa 174 BorahoH j lbo
Balr 171 Jarpa 160
unttcth 117 c. llaatar 141
Labarka I Ward li
Haaaao v. 14 Ad Una i4T
Moraa 14 Haddald 147
laaoar 14V! Norcara 14T
Touaaa IMIOaddaa 144
Pitman 11! Roasaraaa 144
W. r. chnaloar 11! McLaaa 141
t'ala 1A1 Rttrhla i 143
Lalre 1I Whlta Ill
Garnaa 1&5 Chrlatlanaaa 1M
J. Haatar 1! Howler 1ST
-ai.oell 164iColamaa Va
Bowara !64Healar t 127
Oualarioa Ut Attwooa 117
D. Scnnalilar 1M Tarar 116
Loft 16SMadaaa 124
O amah a Leagae,
Team standing and Individual averages
for week ending December 10:
Teams. Oamna.W. I pet. Pins.
33 23 10
jnrn in va a
..32 21 13
..30 16 14
..S3 14 19
..30 11 19
..30 8 S3
Sanaa. Gamea. A I Namas. ' Oamaa. At.
Blakauaj IS 1WIW. U. Ooff 24 171
Kaala SI lroawall St 170
Rarrar SI 16 Rhamachar 11 17a
Zimmerman ...... S3 IStj Chandler SO IJ
rrllackar n 1K) Klauck SO 1U
Aadaraoa M 17 Kolla IS 1(7
GImla 10 17 Oraaalaaf .......... 27 1T
Coekran SS 17SI Khenrooal 21 let
Farll 24 177 Webar It 15
Joraan U 1771 Whluauore SO 14
Road ) miWalratb t 14
Oantnaa W 1771 Jonaa 1 It!
r.' J. rranciaca.... SS 177 Mil la 20 1
Waal 17 1TTC. H. Ooff 17 140
r Utbmtlaatos ....... U 170; Luc . 11 161
rrSjrh SO 171; Maarar 24 1SS
Or pu 11 i;s Mc'.ua it in
,4Vrioa. S I74i 1.1, ,(. Jf 57
Hartley SO 1741 Ohroaaom S 1ST
. Mt 10 174 MrKalTar It )
tXidlar 10 17 Mullla 21 161
1'nrt 17 17 ghaldoa t lot
KHa u 17S Vaa Ordar 21 161
Karoolda SS 171 Mabonar It 149
Team atanding and Individual averages
fot week ending December 10:
Teams. Gamea W. L. Pet
Molonya 18 14 4
Union Pacifies 18 13 6
West SKles 18 9
Omaha Nationals 18 I 9
Hwifts 18 8 K
Cudahys 18 10
Signal Corps 18 C 13
l.realiera 18 t 13
I. A. t?ol
H. B. Lis
It 1)I Bakar
It lla rbancatroai .
It 174! La
11 74 Habaa
11 1711 Kurort ...
U 1711 wuiar
It ll Blabo
IS 17 1 Haadaraon .
It ltt! Aodaraua ...
1? laflCoiaaiaa ....
14 111 Ntfpar
15 Itl! kartae ....
17 13! Bootb
t lallranwball ..
13 J HaraaS
11 1 Ww
Meetlnar of Baaa Ball Aaaoelatloa.'
MARSHALLTOWN, la.. Dec. 12. (8pe
rlal.) The annual meeting of the Central
Haa Ball association, formerly the Central
Iowa league, will be he'd In Keokuk, la.,
next Tuesdsy. Both Hannibal. Mo., and
Oalesburg. UL. are making a determined
fight for tho place made vacant, when the
league, ousted Osksloisa late In the fall.
Hannibal seems to have the advantage In
'he possibility of being chosen, because
t la able to show larger attendance and
McelpU for games played last season by
ks semi-professional team than la Galeo
turg. Donate Bill at Yankten.
YAKKTON. 8. D.. Dec. 11 -The Ver
milion High school basket ball teams
played Yankton hare at the college gvm
riaalum Friday night before a large cruwd.
Both were p-uod fast gamea of ball and tn
Interesting. The Tankton boys defeated
' Vermilion by the score of 17 to 15, while
, the Vermilion gtrls defeated Tankton by
k tiko score of 13 to Ul Tho results wars the
Reading from Mt to Right Top
Rector, Will Prentiss, Dick
' Lehmer, Hugh Mills, Walter
same as tn the first match, the Yankton
boys and Vermilion girls winning in both
games. A big reception followed at Grand
Army of tha Republic hall for the visitor.
. WITH THE BOWLERS,
The Omaha National won two out of
three games from the Dresners last night
on the Association alleys. Cbangstrom and
Btafford getting high single and totala for
their teams. The hoodoo Is still with the
627 475 1,641
' Totals -...422
The Omaha Bicycle company took two
aramea from the Birmingham Range com
pany laat rright on the Metropolitan alleys.
All three gamea were close and the last
one was a tie and the Bikes won out by
two pins In the roll off. Oemandt was high
man for the Range company, with 218
single game and 613 for total. Charles
Primeau was high man for the Bikes with
565 total, and Hull took high Bltigle game,
with 2o6. Monday night the Kelley & Hey
den and Drelbus Candy company will bowL
BIRMINGHAM RANGE COMPANY.
1st. 2d. 3d Total.
Keyt 12 171 1ST 630
Drinkwater r-17 167 173 610
Oernandt 164 218 191 673
Thomas 162 1N2 1 6116
Martin M 126 12 ' 4i
875 864 865 2,604
OMAHA BICYCLE COMPANY.
862 865 2,629
The Borsheim Jewels took three straight
gamea from the Daily News on the base
ment alleys last night. The News' team
should have had the laat game, nut a lit
tle hard luck beat them out. Balser had
high game with 198, also high total of 6nl,
while Lahecka had high total of 521 for the
jewelera The acors:
1st. 2d. 3d Total.
Cain 168 176 1S9 503
Bowers 178 160 111 449
Lahecka 162 179 190 5a
Totals 418 615 460 1,473
1st. 2d. 3d Total.
Oeddes 164 140 165 4.9
Carey 118 149 190 3..7
balser 166 143 138 M
Totals 448 433 453 1,333
Big Track Meet In Spring.
!OWA CITY. Ia., Dec. 12. t8pecial.)
That aentlment favoring a big track meet
In the spring and tho abolishment of titles
regarding summer base ball playing b
college athletea is gaining ground among
the members of the Missouri valley con
ference Is certain. While the local author
ities, because of Iowa'a "Big Eight" con
nections, are not outapeken In their views,
nkny other prominent authorities In the
Missouri vallty schools are discussing
Coach John L Griffith of Drake univer
sity at Des Moines favors four changes:
1. A big Missouri valley track meet, not
subordinate to the "Big Elghi" meet.
3. The admittance of Grlnnell to the Mis
souri valiey conference.
3. A change in the present base ball
rule, giving the univeisity playera more
frtdom during the summer.
4. Clear Intel pretation of the present
Missouri valley eligibility rules.
On the summer base ball question, Ames
tnd Nebraska are known to stand with
Drake. With the development of the in
tricate system of eligibility rules the reg
ulation concerning the summer base ball
playing is deemed a rank injustice by
these Institutions. The attitude of Kansas
and Washington Is not known. '
Royal Pool Tonraey.
A large crowd witnessed Harsch defeat
Usher laat evening at the Koyal pool tour
nament, 1A to 70. L'sher did not piuy In bis
usual good form, while Harsch played ex
ceptionally good, going out in twelve In
nings, with an average of tea balls. To
night Swanson and Harsch will play.
Harsh-. 11. 15. 14. 12. 4. f. 20. JL 14. H.
a132. Total, 136.
L'aher 13 U U ( I U I, 1X4.S
76. Total. 7a
Scratches: Harsh J; Usher, i. High run:
Standing of the plsyoffs:
Played. Won. Lost
Reynolds 1 1 0
Itersca 1 1
Swanson 16 1
Row: Lawrence Frlcke, Harold Andnis, Barton Nash, Fred Carlson, Ray MoWhlnner, Claude Neavlea, Middle Row: Carrol Sears. Robert Thompson, Voyle
Pfiyne. Charles Hoffert (trainer). - Bottom Row: Harry Errtrlkln, Warren Howard, Harold McKlnney (captain), Ben Cherrtngton (coach and manager), Phillips
OMAHA HIGH SCHOOL. FOOT BALL TEAM. 1908,
BRESNAHAN TO ST. LOUIS
Noted Catcher Will Manage Cardinal
Team Next Tear.
SCKLEI GOES TO THE GIANTS
Taree-Cornered Trade la Arravoared
AmoMgr 8t. Loots, Cincinnati and
'ew York Involving- Hot.
ins; of Six Players.
NEW YORK, Dec 12. What Is undoubt
edly the most Important trade so far
closed In connection with the next National
league playing season came to light today
with the. announcement by Stanley Rob-
Ison, owner of the St, Louis dub In that
league, that he had secured Roger Btes-
nuhan, the New York National's noted
catcher, as manager of the St. Louis team.
Bresnahan goes to the Cardinals in ex
change for Pitcher Raymond, Outfielder
Murray and Catcher Schlcl, the last named
now of Cincinnati. It is understood that
to complete the exchange and secure tho
turning over of Schlel to New York, Mr,
RobUon will turn the trade Into a three
cornered deal whereby either Karger and
Fromme or Karger and Lush will go to
Manager McGraw of the New York. Na
tionals later confirmed the announcement
of the exchange on the terms stated.
EVENTS ON THE llt.NNlNG TRACKS
Serenade, 20 to 1, Wins Third Raee
OAKLAND, Cal., Dec. 12. Fine weather
prevailed at Emeryville tooay, but the
i rack was very heavy and there were some
surprises. The defeats of Yoorhees and
Belie Kinney proved costly to the talent.
Voorhet was a 2 to 6 lavorlte for tne
opening event, but after leaunig to tnu
stretch tired In the going and was beaten
by Bucolic and Lady Carol. Serenade, a
20 to 1 choice, well handled by Deverlch,
won tne third race from Oeneral Russell,
another outsider, while Gambrlnus was
third. Belle Kinney made a poor showing.
Coiyotte, the favorite, won the 2-year-old
race in clever style from Workbox. Hlgu
i rtvate, making his first appearance, waa
third. E. J. Baldwin has auulled for stalls
for ten of his horse. Summary:
First race, six furlongs, selling: Bucolic
dU Keogh, 16 to 6) won, Carol U12, Butler,
a) to 1 second, Voorhees (115, Miller, 2
to 6) third. Time: 1:17. Marlon Rose,
Kokoma, Woolma, Phil I goo and Yosemlte
finished aa named.
Second race, five and a half furlongs,
selling: B Brief (91. Upton, 9 to 2) won.
Lord Provost (106, Coburn, I to 1) second.
Hose Cherry (111, Lycurgis, 30 to 1) third.
Time: 1:10. Boloman, St. Joe, Platoon,
Kovlcar, Talentos, Prince Brutus, Reoloaaa
and Hildreth finished as named.
Third race, five and a half furlongs, sell
ings Serenade (91, Deverlch, 20 to 1) won.
Gene Russell (lob, Keogh, 16 to 1) second,
Gambrlnus (110, Butler, 15 to 2) third.
Time: 1:09. Curriculum, Belle Kinney,
Doralte. Miss Bottles and Pomare finished
as named. .
Fourth race, five furlongs, purge: Coty
otte (l'J8, McCarthy, t to 1) won. Work Box
(lit, Butler, 8 to 1) second. High Private
1107. Lee. 4 to 1) third. Time: 1:01.
Ocean (jueen. Bishop W., Rose Queen and
Anjjel Face also ran.
Fifth race, mile and a alxteenth: Colonel
Rronston (114. Miller. 7 to 1) won. Bill
Curtis, 114. Stuart. 8 to 1) second. Car-
mellna (110. Lycurais. 4 to 11 third. Time:
1:5-:. Springbau, Steel Blue. Calla, Lamp-
adrume and Dr. McClure finished as
Sixth race, futurity course, purse: Ab
raham (im. Taplin. 12 to 1) won. Mike
Aahelm Hi. Miller, t to 2) second. De
sirous (V Schmidt, i to R1 third. Time:
1:16. Trust, Burnell, Queen Bessie, Vron
ski, Francis Joseph. Patricia II.. Alcl-
bladea and I.eda finished aa named.
1X3 ANGELES, CaL. Dec. 12. Santa
First race five and one-half furlongs,
selling: F. F. Shaw (107. Sing. S to 1) won,
Turnaway (102, Martin. 7 to. 1) second,
Catherlna (97. Harris. 10 to 1) third. Time:
1:07. benalto. Tener Crest, Desmagea, Garter
Lignt, Third Hall. Columbia Girl, Slippery
Ardls, All Alone. Qene Wood, Golden Rule
ana mar oi iiKin also ran.
Second. race, maiden 2-year-olds, six fur
longs, purse: Kay T. (110, Page, 7 to 2)
won, j. r vrowiey (no. King, 10 to 1) sec
ond; Hardly Son (109. Cu'.len. 15 to 11 third
Time: 1:13. Wlldwood Bill. Held, Furnace,
Rotleek. Louis Streuber. Great Ileavena
The Drake. Solus and Donald Mao Don-
am aiao ran.
Third race, seven furlongs, selling: Ad'
nucha (102, Archibald. 6 to 1) won. Kerry
(tt. Sumter. 6 to 1) second. Grande Dame
(107. Page. 15 to 1) third. Time: 1:24 Miss
Hillyer. Rlalto, Harcourt and Canique also
ran. Canique ran away three miles snd
was left at the post.
Fourth race, five and one-half furlongs.
wrnui. r rev imukri me near hot. 4'ij.ri,
kjuii to ii won. fiorositanv hot. Hhi na t. n
.tx j 2) second i TUu U Tools llu7, Dcnnlson, 20
to 1) third. Time: 1:06. Merlll Haber. Pro
gress, 8am O., La Chata, Aunt foiiy,
Byron, Miss Fairbanks, Bitter Sir, and
Bribery also ran.
Fifth race, mile and one-eighth, selling!
Arcourt (105, Shilling, 2 to 1) won, Henry
O., (104, Harris, 4 to 1) second, John Lyle
(104, Page 6 to 1) third. Time: 1:525b- Sam
Bernard, Tarp, Miss Lldla and Gannett also
Sixth race, five and one-half furlongs.
purse: Gold Heart (106, McGee, 7 to 1) won,
Llsaro (111, ' Shilling, 2 to 1) second. Sir
Edward (113. Archibald. 3 to 1) third. Time:
1:06. Tim McGrath, Saucy M.. Ban Row,
noyai Btone also ran.
MAHMOUT THROWS FRED BEELL
Boperlor Weight of Bnlsrarlan Too
Mack for Badger Athlete.
CHICAGO, Dec. 12. Youslff Mahmout.
the heavyweight wrestler defeated Fred
Beell of Wisconsin by two straight falls
in a wresthng match here today. .The first
fall came after twenty-two mlnutea and
thirty aeconds of hard fighting iu which
Mahmout secured a scissors hold on his
opponent's body with a half Nelson. The
second fall came after thirty-eight minutes
and fifty seconds and was secured on a full
crotch hold. The superior weight of his
antagonist appeared too much for Beell.
In the aeml-wlndup Americus of Balti
more light heavyweight champion of the
world won from George Turner of Iowa,
Iu two straight faila. He then challenged
the winner of the big bout and waa ac
Milwaukee Pugilist Has Mark Beat of
LOS ANGELES, Cal., Dec. 12. Ad Wol
gast of Milwaukee outfought Abe Attell,
the featherweight champion before the Pa
cific Athletic club heretonlght. The fight
went ten rounds wilhnio official decision
permitted under the law. Wolgast forced
the fighting in every round, backing Attell
around the ring and landing frequent
heavy swings to the Jaw and stomach that
shook the champion severely.
The men weighed in at 6 o'clock at 122
pounds. Charley Eyton was referee. The
general opinion was that Atteil did not
half try to do his best and he was roundly
hooted for his showing on leaving the ring.
Monarch Foot Tonrnament.
In one of the most exciting games of
the season. White defeated Stephen by a
score of luO to 99 in the Monarch pool
tournament. The game was a thriller
from start to finish. White took an early
lead with a brilliant run of twenty-four,
but was gradually overhanded by btenrtun.
and passed In the eighteenth inning. When
the last Inning came up Stephen needed
one. White, seven. Stephen was sewed
and played safe; White by a prettv cut
shot put himself In nice position and ran
out the game. The score:
White: 2, . L 24. 8, 3, 4, S, 6. 3, 8, 1, 5,
10. 7 101.
Stephen: 1. 2, 2, 10. 15, IT, 4. 6, 1, 12, 14,
4, 13, 4100.
Scratches: White, 1; Stephen, t.
Saturday night Keyes-Biephen.
Sterling; Pool Tonrnament.
Shields defeated Bradshaw In the Sterling
tournament last night by playing a good
fast game all through; making an effort
for high runs and getting tnree good ones.
Manlev and Meeks playing Monday mant.
Shields: 17. 2. 24. 12. 2. 3. 3. 8. 2. 19. 2.
4. 6, S, 2. 14, 5. Z. 4, 6, 6, 1,
Shields. 2; Bradshaw
Played. Won Last. Pet
E. Meeks .
J. Meeks .
Arm Id ...
Pass Players Not Studious.
BAY CITY. Mich.. Dec li-Prnf. C H
Van Tyne, head of the department of
American history of Michigan university.
declared in an address here last night that
me iniveraiiy oi Pennsylvania foot bull
players who defeated Michigan at Ann
Arbor had not been attending classes up
to the time of the game, while the Michi
gan players had comparatively little tune
lur practice, owing to the academic re
quirements at Ann Arbor. Prof. Van Tyne
said several professors took Captain
Schulte in hand individually, and by giving
him extra hours, brought Mi work up to
the required standard.
GRIDIRON CLUB'S OFFICERS
Henry Hall of Pittsburg- Chronicle
Telegraph Made President of
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1T.-At the annual
election of officers of the Gridiron . club
here today Henry Hall of he Pittsburg
Chronlcle-Tclegrsph was chosen president;
Scott C. Bone of the Washington Herald,
vies president; Jjhn 8. Shrlver of the Balti
more American -Star, secretary, and Louis
Garths of tha Baltimore American, treas
urer. Harris M. . Crist of . the Brooklyn
Lagls waa sleeted to tuembeiship.
ATHLETIC SCRAP SETTLED
Regents ' Compromise Between Stu
dents and Faculty.
PHYSICAL DIRECTOR AN ADVISEE
Coavrh for Foot Ball and Base Ball to
Be Employed Dnrlnai Entire Year
and His Time mt Disposal of
LINCOLN, Dec. 12. (Special Telegram.)
The scrap In the State university over the
athletic recommendation of tho physical di
rector for & one-man rule in the matter
of athletics has been settled to the -satisfaction
cf all concerned. With two students
present as representatives of the student
body, today the regents created a new de
partment to be known as "Physical Edu
cation," and the physical director's title
waa changed to professor cf physical edu
cation and director of athletics. He will
act only in an advisory capacity to the
athletic board and will have no authority.
One coach will bo employed for both
foot ball and base ball and his lime shall
always be at the disposal of the university
during the aChool year. The recommenda
tion to the regents that 31 fee be charged
each semester for each student was turned
down by the regents. For the present
school year there will be no change in the
management of athletics.
LONG' BIKE RACE NEARS END
All Records Broken and Finish of
Big; Race Will Son Be
NEW YORK, Dec. 12. With all records
for the distance behind them and the end
of their long struggle for money and fame
only a few hours away, the eight surviving
teama in tha six day bicycle race were
whirling around the big saucer-shaped
track at Madison Square garden this after
noon al a never slackening pace. Every
hour through the night and up to this after
noon had seen the record made by Miller
and Waller In U99 left farther and farther
In the distance. Despite the hard pace .all
but two of the sixteen men left in the
race, appeared to be in fairly good condi
tion as the close of the gruelling contest
approaches. Palmer and "Boby", Walthour
appear to be badly spent.
The score at 2 p. m. : f
Rutt-Stoll, Moran-MacFarland, HUl-De-mara.
2,586 miles, 1 lap; Walthour-Root,
2,586 miles; Mitten-Collins, . 2.5S5 miles. 9
laps; Wilcy-Galvln, 2,585 miles, 8 lapa;
Vanonl-Anderaon, 2,5a6 miles, 6 laps; Pal-mer-Drobach,
2,573 miles, 1 laps.
The former record for the 134th hour was
2.567 miles, 3 laps, made by Miller and
Waller In 1899.
HEAVY SNOW IN MONTREAL
Caanda Visited by Storm of Thirty
Hours Duration aad Lines
MONTREAL, Dec. 12. Thirty hours' con
tinuous snowfall In Montreal and through
out a large portion of Quebec province Is
giving the railroads and munk-lpal au
thorities a severe battle to keep open the
means of transportation. In Montreal It
is costing more than $1,000 an hour to
keep the streets open, without couutlng
the coat to the street railway company.
FANATICS PLEAD NOT GUILTY
John Sharp and Three of Ills Follow
ers Brought Before Court
' in Kansas City.
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. Dec. lJ.-James
Sharp and three of hie followers, including
hia wife, will be given a formal hearing
this afternoon before Justice Theodore
Remley, charged with murder In the first
degree for the killing of Policeman A. O.
Dalbow In a revolver battle last Tuesday.
Late yesterday they were arraigned be
fore Justice Remley. When the charge
waa read to Lhem and they were asked to
enter a plea, Mrs. Pratt declared, "I ain't
guilty of that; I didn't kill nobody."
"Neither did I," said William Engle. the
17-year-old ep lle,.Uo and prutegs of Sharp.
enarp saia lie did not understand the
charge and a plea of not guilty was en
ured for all four defendants.
CREW OF LAKE TUG RESCUED
"eairy ice tn Lake Erie Nearly
traabes Boat, and Lives Saved
TOLEDO, Dec 12,-After a twenty-four
nours' battle with Ice sixteen miles out in
Lake Brie, Captain Andrew Hageney, his
wire ana two men aboard tho barga, Charles
Wall, were rescued late yesterday by the
tug Sheboygan, Captain- Nathan Sullivan
In charge. Accompanying Captain Sullivan
on his perilous trip were Captain Gu
Cramer and assistants of the Toledo har
Because of the danger from heavy Ice,
the barge Charles Xfall was abandoned In
the lake by the tug George Nelson, which
proceeded to Detroit and telegraphed to
Toledo for larger tugs to go to the rescue
of the barge and Its occupants, whose lives
were imperiled by the Ice which was beat
ing against the boat. When the Sheboygan
reached the barge, after many hours'
struggle with the ice. the bow of the
barge was nearly cot through and those
on board had given up hope of reaching
BILL FOR VOLUNTEER ARMY
Congressman Hall Introduces Meas
ure SuKB-eated by President and
Prepared by Mr. Tnft.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 12,-The initial
movement to carry out a recommendation
of the president was taken today, when
Representative Hull, chairman of the com
mittee on military affairs. Introduced the
bill, suggested by the president and pre
pared -under the direction of Mr. Taft, to
provide for a volunteer army In time of
emergency. The bill would revise the
present law to provide for the raising of
a volunteer army which-has been described
by the president as having been placed on
the statute books piecemeal and hurriedly.
It is claimed for the bill that it la elastic
and under Its provisions a force of 2,000,
000 could be raised aa well aa one of 50,000.
YOUNG TURKS TAKE ELECTION
New Chamber of Deputies Will Be
Coatroled by This Elemeat
Among the People.
CONSTANTINOPLE. Dec. 12. The
young Turks have been successful In the
local elections of deputies to the new
chamber. The ten representatives are
made up of five Turks, two Armenians,
two Greeks and one Jew. Paflk Bey, the
minister of justice, headed the list. He
received 603 electoral votes out of a possi
BRANDEIS BIG SILK PURCHASE
Only Omaha Firm Represented
Auction Sale of Famous
Ashley Bailey Stock.
The great auction sale of silks from the
Askey ft Bailey stock In New York, which
has caused more interest in retail circles
than any event in recent years, was held
last Wednesday at the auction rooms of
Town send & Mortand In New York. The
New York newspapers show In a complete
list that J. L Brandeis V Sons was the
only Omaha firm represented at thla auc
tion. On account of the prominence of the
Brandeia firm It waa specially favored at
the sale, securing many of the finest lota
of 'alike that were In greatest demand.
These silks are all from the famous house
of Ashey & Bailey, 109-111 Spring street.
New York, manufacturers snd Importers.
The great shipments of silk have already
leached Omaha and Brandeis has an
nounced that the sale will tako place on
Monday, December 14.
Elklaa Combines Banks.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12.-Senator Elkins
of West Virginia and a syndicate of local
and New York Interests . have obtained
possession of the stock of the American
National bank held by Robert N. Harper,
the bank's former president, and now the
head of the Washington Chamber of Com
merce. The transfer is taken in banking
circles as an Indication that there will be
shortly a consolidation of several other
I financial Institutions of the citr. siaklna
the combination about the tjlrd strongtst
banking house la the commun"- '
present plans of Manager Earl O. Eager
of the Nebraska athletic teams carry,
Omaha will be the scene In 19u9 of a great
foot ball game between the Cornhuskers
and either Wisconsin ot Illinois. The Ne
braska manager la now making out the
Cornhusker schedule for next fall and la
negotiating with these two schools In an
effort to get one of them to coma to the
metropolis of this state.. At tho present
time It looks aa if he will succeed In his
attempt to get the big game for Omaha..
Both Wisconsin and Illinois are willing
to meet Nebraska, but are not decided as
yet whether they want to come west for
a game or remain at home and play the
Cornhuskers next fall. A contest with Ne
braska in Omaha looks like a good proposi
tion to the managementa of boftr the
Badgers and the Illinl and they are not
hesitating about scheduling the game he
cause they fear It would be a failure fin
ancially. It Is because other schools which
they will meet hsve not yet been dated.
Illinois and Wisconsin both hope to play
Chicago and Minnesota and also to havs
a game between themselves. Until these
gamsa are scheduled and the dates fixed
up neither of the prospective opponents of
the Cornhuskers is willing to agree to
come west for a game. Each wants to
make Its Big Eight dales and then Ne
braska will be first choice for any of tho
remaining places on Its schedule. Then It
will depend on what date Nebraska selects
whether one of these two schools will '
agree to come wpst or to play at home.
Many Hard Games Avoided.
If, after both Wisconsin and Illinois
have arranged their conference games, tho
Cornhuskers can give either of them a
date which will not fall too does to one of
lta hard games a contract for a contest In
Omaha will be closed. Both ths Badgers
and the Illinl are opposed to arranging
several hard tames In a row or to taking
their teams away from home on a long
trip for a contest with Nebraska just a
week before one of their conference games.
Both want to meet Nebraska, and If Man ,
ager Eager can ao arrange his schedule as
to give either of them a game on a Satur
day that does not fall between two other
big contests that eleven will come tar
Omaha next fall.
Manager Eager la confident that ho can
fix his schedule so as to get either Wis- ,
consls or Illinois to play at Omaha. If
neither of these teans will come, now over,,
he says ho can get another big team
(possibly Michigan) to come to Nebraska.
The story of the great crowd that Omaha
turned out to the Amea game this fall has ,
spread around to all the western Institu
tions, and nearly all of them would like
to play Nebraska In the metropolis next,
fall. The financial side of a game in
Omaha looks good to all of them and they
would be very reluctant about turning
down a proposition to play the Corn
huskers there In 19"0.
With tho Ames game last fall It becamt
the settled policy of the Nebraska manage
ment to give the Omaha foot ball enthusi
asts a big annual game. In the big crowd.
It turned out to that contest Omaha proved
llaelf to be a better foot ball city than
Lincoln, and the Nebraska manager Is now
sorry that he did not realise that fact by
fore and give the metropol s games In sev
eral years previous to this fall. He also
is wishing he hsd place the Carlisle-Nebraska
kamo at Omaha last week. Ia Lln-i
braska game at Omaha laat week. In Un-'
while In Omaha It would have attracted
probably 7.000 people. '
Cornhuskers Go to Ames.
Ames cannot be played In Omaha again
nfxt fall, for Nebraska Is under a contract'
to meet the Aggies at Ames. This will ba
the only big homo game on the Ames ached-'
uie and its management is' not willing to
transfer the contest to Omaha in 19C8, even
though such a move would pour a great'
deal of coin Into the Aggie treasury.
In taking a game to Omaha next season'
Nibraaka's home schedule Is likely to bov
limited to one big game, for the Cornhusk
ers will play but five games with major
elevens In 19C9. They are now under con
tract to meet Ames, Iowa and Kansas and
are nearly certain to have an annual con
test with Minnesota. Contracts havs been
signed to meet both Ames and- Kansas away
from Lincoln. Minnesota will not corns to
Lincoln and Nebraska will have to play In
Minneapolis. Iowa, then, ia the only teanj(
of these four that will come hers. A two
yeir tontract was signed with, that school,
laat spring for one game In Iowa City and'
one In Lincoln. The game at Iowa City wag
played this fall and next season It will bo
the Hawkcyes' turn to come here.
With these four games practically set
tled upon there remains only ons more ofi
the five big contests yet to bo scheduled,
and that will be played at Omaha. This
arrangement will leave Lincoln but One of
the big games, the one with Iowa. The.
Nebraska management feels that one of
the major gamea la all the Lincoln people'
deserve. Thla fall their pitronsgo of the'
gamea waa very poor. Tha crowd at tha
Kansas game, which waa one of the
contests on the Cornhusker schedule, fell
short of the crowd at the Nebraska-Kansas
gamo at Lawrence the yeir before by ovor
900 people. Such patronage as Lincoln has
given the gimes this fall has not encour
sged the Cornhusker management to make
any special elforts to get big gamea her
for next fall, and It now looks as thougn
Iowa will be the only major eleven that
will be brought hers in 19o9.
Poor Attendance of eYar.
Thla season the poor attendance at tha
foot ball gamea was due, of course. In
great part to the fact that the gridiron
waa situated at Antelope park, which la
nearly a mile from the university. Until
thla year the athletic field waa located on
the campua and the stuJents wero enable I
to ste the team at practice every after
noon. With such a cond ton they tock
moie 'ntereat In foot ball than they did thla
fall and tumtd out in large numbers. Wh n
Nebraska f eld waa taken away from tho
athletic department fi r a si's on which to
bui.d an t-nttneerit g bul d ng end the grid
iron transferred to Antelope paik much of
the unlveisl'.y atmosphere was removed
from the game and the studt-nts lost a
great deal of Interest In ths sport.
In the past years hundreds of stud acts
watched the team at practice ovary dsy,
but this frcasea. ths avsrags dally cro4
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