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Knowing When to Quit Has Saved Much Money for the Wise B i O'DAY IS TO BE RETAINED AS MANAGER. SIGN WITJJMLAWS FOOT BALLSCHEDULE Cornhuskera Are to Play Six Games on Homo Grounds and Two on Foreign Fields. NO GAME WITH THE GOPHERS Dr. Williams Keeps to His Purpose THE OMAHA Will Be Partners if John T. Connery Is Able to Get Control of the Club. Federals Get Two Big Stars of World-Touring Base Ball Players. ROGER SULLIVAN ONE OF THEM Coal Magnate Now in New York Trying to Make Deal. HE HAS THE NECESSARY MONEY EX-PHIL GOES TO BALTIMORE Sunday Bee Steve Has Been Allotted to Brook lyn Club of New League. BAKER'S EFFORTS ARE FUTILE of Wot Arranging a Game. MICHIGAN AGGIES INSTEAD CHICAGO DOLA ANNOUNCES WOULD BECUB BUYER Connected Several Years with Semi-Professional Team. CHOUINARD JOINS THE OUTLAWS Ilrennnn nmt Ills Umpire Meet nnrt Decide on Interpretation of tlic Union mill Menntireit for Uniform. CHICAGO. March 7. A number of Chi cago fan's viflll be partners 6f John T. Connery It his repotted effort to pur chase the controlling slock of the Chi cago National lcaguo club ore successful. Harry Gibbons, former candidate for sheriff of Cook county; Roger Sullivan, the politician, and Fred Block ore among those who take parts Of tho Cock, It was learned today. Frank D. Donhory, city clerk, brother of John T. Connery, said he was nbt among thoso who sought the stock. John T. Connery, who Is In'. Now' York with the fans who went to greet the re turning -world tourists, Is president ot a coal company. He Is nble tlnanically to take over the controlling Interest, It la said, and Is a base ball enthusiast. Ha was connected some years ago with :i prosperous semi-professional team on thei North Side. Felix Choulnard, formerly with the Chi cago Americans, has joined tho Federals and was awarded to the Brooklyn team He will leave soon for the training camp. Chief "BIU' Brennau and his umpires met today and decided on Interpretation of the rules. Tho Interpretations, however, will bo referred to President Gllmore of the Federals before they are adopted and the assignment of umpires to training camps will await the return of the presi dent, who Is expected back from New York tomorrow. The umpires were measured for their uniforms, which In addition to the con ventional blue, will Include a tan crash eult of Norfolk stylo for use In hot wea ther. Charles A, McCulloch and John It. Thompson were reported today to-have sent a message to President' Toner, and Charles P. Taft asking 'the.m1 to fix a price on tho Chicago Nh.tionalB. McCulloch "and' T'homnio'Byirif'ofmed 'the eastern magnates that tljey", wished to' be considered as -bidders for the Cubs. . Tho two reprsont.a nw combination of cap ital seeking to enter organized base ball. Engstrom Makes New ReoorS in Swimming Cortfest Last. Night There was a fairly good sized crowd at the Omaha High school lnterclasg swimming contest nt tho Young Men's Christian association pool last night, where F. Engstrom won and at the same time made a new state record,, covering twenty yards In nine and two-flhh sec onds. The officials for the meet were: Hart Jenks, Thomas -Mills, William Weslynd and Adolph Anderson. They ran tho card through rapidly and were prompt with all ot their decisions. In class points tho juniors took forty-nine, more than tho other classes combined. Tho winners In all events were: Twenty-yard dash F. Engstrom, first; D. Peters, second, and 11, House, third. Twenty-yard breast II. Bouse, first; F, Lngstrom, second, and Comp, third. Twenty-yard back-F. Engstrom, first; II. IJouse, second, and D. Peters, third. titty-yard dash-F. Ensstrom, first; II. Bouse, second, and D. Peters, third. Dlstanco plunge H. Rouse, first; Allay, second, and Hattereth, third. Fancy .dlvlng-Gould, first; D, Peters, second, and II. Bouse, third. TWo-hundred and twenty-yard swim V. Engstrom, first; Gould, second, and Reynolds, third, Nebraska Wesleyan Loses to Grrinnell GdUNNBLL, la., March 7. (Special Tel egram.) In a hard fought game, the beat matched of the season, Grlnpcll won last night from Nebraska .Wesleyan by a scoro of 10 to H. ' Tho first halt was sluggish, ending 5 to 3. Wesleyan was worn out with work: and travel. TOWNSENDS OF OMAHA TRIM BLUFFS ANTLERS The Townsendfl of 'Omaha defeated the Council Bluffs Antlers last night ut tho Bluffs -Y," to 20. Ino Oniuhu bMPch's basket tossing and passing was vot much for the Antlers. The all-around, 'playing of Shepard and Lowrey ot the Antlers and M. RjK-ln nv,1 Mnannlvltv nf iUA Townsends featured. Tho lino up: C B. ANTLKRS Shepard UF. tiparka It.F. Mahoney C. TOWNSISNDS. L.F Nicholson It.K I. Uoklns C M. BeUlns L.U Mo3COvlt lUi McFarland josepn UU Hynes .:h.g, bubstitutes: Umcv for Sparks. Billiard tor P. Boklns. Baskets: Shopurd Ml. Mahoney, Hynes, Lowrey (S). Nicholson, 1'. Beklns, M. Boklns (. McFarland. Free throws: Sparks, Mahoney. M. Bekln Moscowitz (S). Score, .firm naif- Antlers. 7: Townsends, 14. Referee. Larson. Timekeeper: Jones. Scorer: Groas. Time ot halves; IS minutes. Ilentrlcr OutplH) Columbim. BEATRICE. Neb.. March 7.-(8peclal Telegram. In a fast game of basket ball here tonight ...e local high school team defeated the Columbus five by the score oi so io 11. jnu uneup: COLUMBUS BKATRICE. Drawbaugh ,.R F. Weaver L. F. Phillip i C. R. F. Herman I F. Adams C Lebas Miller H. Q It. G Cook Glur L G. L. G Rlddell Substitutes:- Monger for Glur, Day tor Adams, BotU for Day. .Sliultz for Cook. Iteferee Prlndle. Umpire: Rlddell. Hnirel In Condition. Pitcher Joe Kngel of WntiHington, who Ins boon helping out in ro.irhlng the va rious athletic teams at Mount St. Mary's rojlegf, the seem. of his ear.y training has relumed to Washington aftr a two weeks' stay ai ERimitUbure Tho fortnight's sojourn up in the moun tains ct Maryland has worked wonders with the youngster s physical condition, knd he looks himself again. Hank O'Day, tho new manager of tin Chicago Cubs, who. according to Charles P. Taft, tho new owner of the club, will not be deposed, all rumors to the con rary no withstanding Base boll wrlto-a ..uu pn-uicieu mai mo ousting oi -uur- phy as president of the club would ho followed by tho letting down of O'Day. -BufMr. Taft Is ready to give the former umplro- a chance to make good as a pilot. LEADING TEAMS LOSE HOLD Omaha High Pulls Down Two Quin tets in Commercial League. MAY FINISH THE GAME YET Conch CUIIU nn it Miinnner llnncnll ' Arc iloth Willing to Piny Out Iteat of Interrupted Content Between Their Men, Standing of the Commercial league bas ket' ball team's: . P. Benson Plratos;. , 11 Magco &i.:Deonler 9 Omaha 'High" School,. 9 Bollevue''- 'Colleke ;.9 W. 9 - 7 C & 5. Pet .81 ,ti .r.13 .000 3' .'4 4.. 8 Neb. Telephone Co.. J., a Omaha-Nat. Bank..... 10 . . 2 Bea Pub. Company.. ...10 0 -rhi Iftftf fwn n'nrlr. wlipn"-(invll.1ni hi.. fiB,ppy, ontes for the two letullng teamso.' tjjp Cominorclal Basket Ball leapile,.'.ior bbth -'Were beaten by a quintet., that seemed entirely out of thcjrunnlng;." he Omaha High school, which, had been go Inghad. for, a, .while, turned ,the trick ami! as a' result treated, tho greatest surprise of tho ceaipn. ,''!' UfRlBtem a .lticHi. Stub Hascall. maracer of tlfo Ma ceo & 'tJcemors, has recently gone' lip In tho ar ucuiuse ino sume oeiween nn icam ana the high school was called eight minutes before tho regular tlrne. According 10 Assistant Physical Director Noble of t'to Young Men's Christian association, all league, games must be called at. 10 sharp, iiascalt contends '. that as several other teams played after 10 o'clock In other Ioaguo games his team should have been allowed tp do tho same. The matter will bo threshed ,out at a meeting of the league officials.. .Coach Mills Is willing to play" the remaining time, and as Has cat) Is also. It is probable that tho game will be resumed where It was left off. A number of other teams are golni good In the league at the present tlmo. Bcllevue college seems to have awakened with a start and Is taking all the games In which it has played lately.. Their spurt, llko that of the high' school, has tome too late, for even-should they wfn nil their remaining games they still would havo no chance for first place'. Tho col lefela,na aro tied' with tho Nebraska Tel. phono quintet for fourth place, so that n lively battle Is looked to between tho teams. Annual Match of the U.S. Revolver League to Be Held in April annUallndoor championship of tho United States Revolver league will be held the latter port of April. Below la the stand ing of the league at the end of the twen tieth match. Fton!' this list Is omitted ouo protested tjin,tQh. find tho matrh of any club shooting against Engineers whoro the latjer.han nut filed Its targets. The standing: ' Won. Lost. Olympic ,,.. 17 1 Snr net c d ...... 17. 1 ! Pittsburgh '. .-r-K 1 4 3 3 8 G Portland IS Hoton , 11 Manhattan 10 Spokane ....... M. Shell Mound. .....v..;..... IS' Philadelphia 12 St. Louis..:......... 10 Seattle 9 Columbus , , Baltimore ........,.'.'. '. S Youngstojvu 0 Dallas rr.rrr. ;...vt. Providence - 10 Engineers 1 Manlto C Osborne 4 Belleville J Citizens 3 Chicago S Portsmouth 1 Troop D 0 Denvtr forfeits. G ! X 10 1 W , 9 12 J !) 13 15 IS 17 1 HAL CHASE JOINS WHITE SOX AT OAKLAND CAL. OAKLAND, .Cal., March 7.-ltal Chase, first baseman of the Chicago Americans, joined his eomrades hero today and went Into the lineup this afternoon against the tiaA Francisco club. Chase has been ! 'playing winter ball In San Jose and is In ' good condition. tftrr tbr Culmn. PresWert Bbbets has engaged Pepe ' Contu. tlii' Cuban correspondent, to go to ' Havana to trv to persuade Jtoma.rirh to report to th Itrooklyn rlub. If the Cuban drc dt-s to ay In Itrooklyn It Is under stood that Cincinnati will not press Its Halm for tty player. Itfimanach 1 back ward about signing, because ho Insists ou getting a uonu of 1000. Dick Egan Hands Tencv Contract to Play with Dodgers. WINGO AND MAGEE WITH 0. B. B. "Trls" Speaker' I'net with Ileil Sox Cnll for Sixteen Thonniiiiil An nuull)' nnil Fire Tlion snnrt llonnn. NEW YORK. March 7.-The. Federal league promoters announced this after noon that they had signed Mtko Doolnn, formerly ot tho Philadelphia National league club, and Stove Evans of tho St. Louis Nationals. Doolau has been al lotted to the Baltimore club of tho Fed eral league while Evans will play with Brooklyn. President Baker of tho Philadelphia Na tionals stated that he had endeavored to hntrt Tlrtnlnn Iti linn ult. mi rtvfrijlm.f -joffcr an1 thnt hc hat, rencllcJ nn under. , tundng wiu, MalmKcr McGraw ot the Ncw York r.lanf t..,nr.,v llonlnn wnl.1,1 have been traded to tho National leagJe pennant winners of 1013. Doolnn, how ever, could not be persuaded to reject tho proposals ot tho Federal league. Efrnii Slfrnn Contrnet. Later In the afternoon Dick Egan handed President John . Tenor his signed contract to play with tho Brooklyn National league club for n period of throe years. Tho contract calls for the pay ment of $17,000, which Is 'at tho rata ot J3.CC6 per annum. President Tenor ac cepted the contract In the absenco of Charles II. Ebbcts of tho Brooklyn club. Ivy Wlngo nlso signed his contract as catcher with tho St. Loiils Nationals and announced that ho would lenvo for the Cardinals' training camp at St. Augus tine, Fla., tomorrow night. Lee Magce, who had received many overtures from tho Federal league, signed a one-year contract with the SJt. Louis Nationals this afternoon. Ilnnquet l Finale. The banquet tonight at which tho White Sox and the Giants were guests of honor, closed the week of base ball frenzy that has reglned In New York. Tomorrow or Monday Manager McGraw plans to leavo with his tourist players for Mnrlln, Tex and Owner Comlskey and tho White 'Sox will start on Wednesday to Join other members of tho team already In training. Hecord Snlnry tor Speaker. The salary Trls Bpeaker la to receive frcm tho Boston American league club was today the subject .ot such , specula tion. It la understood tifVt 'fcpeattcr's con tract calls for'ah annual salary of $16,XM or $18,000, and In addition to this ho got a. '$5,000 bonus for signing. Beforo signing a Red Sox coniract Speaker listened to the Federal offers, but. demanded a five year contract In stead three yearn. He also demanded tho elimination of t'lo clause In the contract which gives a 'jlub tho privilege of drop ping a player at ton days' notice. This, record price tops all salaries ever paid. In tho history ot tho National league. Joe Tinker has a contract with tho Federal league which calls for W7.0UO on a three-year contract. Miner Brown also will get a big salary from the same league, and Otto Knabe will receive al most as much with the Baltimore out laws. Evers salary with the Boston Na tionals Is $10,000 a year and It Is stated that Mathewson'a new contract with the Giants provides for a salary of at least $15,000 a year. Ty Cobb receives a like amount from Detroit. PLATTE VALLEY ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION CLOSES SEASON GOTHENBURG, Neb., March 7. (Spe cial.) The Platte Valley Athletic asso ciation closed Its basket ball season thin week with the 'following standings: BOYS' TEAMS. W. I Pet. Gothenburg 1 1 .8J6 fihelton il z. 'Y C(ad -3 4 .430 Brady 2 3 .403 Overton 2 4 .333 G.bbon 0 3 .WO , . GIRLS' TEAMS. Brady 5 6 1.000 ,W7 .000 .333 .333 .000 track Gothenburg Overton 2 Snelton Gibbon 0 the association will tako up work as soon as tho weather permits and It Is hoped that tho organization can be continued to control foot ball next fall. Gothenburg closed tho basket ball sea son here last night by defeating Kearney Normal team,' 73 to 14. Captain Janssen was on the shelf ns the result of an !n Jury received earlier In tho week, hut la expected to bo around all right for tho trip to Lincoln with tho team next week. PERU NORMAL WINS FROM KEARNEY NORMAL KBARNKY. Neb.. March 7.-(Speclal.) With ovor 500 Btudents present, tho Pent Normal school basket ball team defeated tho squad from the Kearney Normal. 21 to 15. The gome was played last night In this olty and was one of the fustefct I played this season on the local floor. Tho ganVi started out with everything in I favdr of the local school, but beforo tho I first half was over the visitors got Into the harness and their team worn pre vented many more baskets being made. The game waa easy sailing for the visit ors after the firBt half, although tho Kearney team kept them thinking all of tho tlmo. The gomo was rather rougtt, but no ono was Injured. Lineup: KKA11NEY. PHP.U. Kell Kesert UK-1 Moor :; Davles H.Q. U.F Btoddard UF Yunda c -Long HO Sandberg Jont-3 Maunders L-u iit,altut(.n! TL Ilandoloh for Kell. Has- mussen for Ussert, J. Itandolph for Moor. U KltcaN. Nfk Allen, who caught prutty fine ball for the MlnneanoI'B club of th int'ri ran association last year, annoum ed that he has signed with the Feds, so it Cc) be Keen that the Independents are not having much trouble getting players. OMAHA, Honus Wagner, Rumors has agnin boon busy retiring Honus Wagner, the mighty, slugger and brilliant shortstop of tho Pittsburg Pi rates, but "without .avail so far. Tho old boy will bo there when tho'boll rings, hopping around in his awkward way, making stops that iob batters of base hits and putting terror into the hearts of the pitohers. It is re- ported that Dreyfus lias offered Honus a lifo job at $10,000 a. year, to be paid him as long as he lives. When Wagner is too old to tako part in tho game as a regular, he will bo used-as a pinch hitter and trainer. 'It is also said that when Honus gets so ho can't play any longer, ho will spend the rest of his days counting the intorest on his money. He has been one of the most thrifty and therefore ono of tho most prosperous players in the game. Planning for the SeasWs Start it Rourke Park Has Pa and Brother Dave Busy When April 21, 1914, arrives and Mr. Umplro, whoever ho may bo, steps before the grandstand and doffs his cap preparatory to announcing In stentorian and undlstlngulBbablo tones the batteries for tho open ing game on the home lot, not a stitch will be left un done to make tho opening day a day to be long re membered In tho minds of. all truo and loyal faun. Pa and Dave .have been working hard preparing for the approaching season, and now that tho team is all securely locked In the fold they are making arrango- ments for that opening day which means so much to all Omahans. Tho grandstand has been patched up here and there whero the wear and tear of the elements and the kicking of heels and the swinging of pop bottles have torn off splinters and as soon ns possible a few daubs of paint will be applied where Old Pol and Jup. Pluv , working In cahoots, havo done considerable dam age In the form ot blistering. Up on top ot the grandstand Is a re porter's coop. It Is some coop and mm fair to be the pride of the league, All last week the carpenters worked and 1 slaved to havo that coop finished and ' they havo done their work well. The club house lu nearly completed. All but the cementing and the painting., have boon completed and both of those opera tions have been started. Tho old club house Is being trimmed up a bt. Beforo the exhibition games start the fence 1 around the park will blossom forth with new and freshly painted signs, guaran teed to reflect bright color rays which will he beautiful to behold, but still no' obnoxious to the optic nerve, j Tomorrow Drother Dave will start to i fix up the diamond, Last fall Dave ' started his work by dumping wagonlood i aftor wagonlood of dirt In the park, but I there is still plenty of room for moro dirt so Dave has his wagons working afiiln. Grata seed will be sprinkled over the entlro outfield to us to Insure bright green grass for tho opening conflict Parts of tho Infield will be graded so as to be perfectly level all over. The path from tho plteher's box to the honv plato, which has heretofore been skinned I like the paths from base to bake, hns .been soddi-U. J'ave Installed the sod be- (Continued on Page Four.) SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH the Slugging Shortstop Two Vets of Game Who Need Have No Worry or Care In tho crowded players who aro highly regarded park. Those two t Class B Base Ball Teams Are Lined Up for the Season William Bloszles. secretary of tho Omaha Amateur Base Ball association, has Issued a list of the class B amateur teams which have enrolled In tho asso ciation. Eighteen teams havo entered tne association up to date. There will be a. meeting of all tho class II managers at the city hall Monday oventng at 8 o'clock for tho purpose of forming two leagues of definite schedules. The list o managers follow: Ames Avenuo Merchants, Ernest Wolff. Webster 731. . TT Foresters, Barney Karbowskl. Harney 377. Walter O. Clarks, nay Cole. Harney 3118. Fontenclle Parks, George Oautlor. Web ster 1782. Chris lycks, Boger Kelly. South 5163. Dundee Woolen Mills, George 13, Gra ham. Harney G0G1. Florence Athletics, Herman Grossman. Florence 238. K. & M.'s, Dick 8hannon. Webster 3300. IJemlM Parks, Thomas Ournett. Har ney 4D01. Brandela Stores, G. W. Johnstone. Douglas 1014. Brotherhood of American Jfeomen, H. J. Wlllltt. Webster 4871. Hunny Brooks. Dave Holland. Burllngtons, It. W. Way. Douglas 36S5. Jamei Corr Kloctrlo Co., Frank Kelley. Webster 4886. Vinton Street Merchants, TtoDert Kroll. Douglas 3m. Monmouth Parks, B. Adams. Webster Mogulllans. John Trotter, 17J7 South Seventh street. Brown Park Pharmacy, J. C Skomal South 1!I4, 8, 1914. of the Pirates About Their Future ranks of baso ball.thero are two sure of tholr Jobs for lifo, or bb Ion as thoy want to bo identified with tho game. They nevor will bo sent back to tho minors, and aro, so by tholr employers that thoy are con aldered as valuablo an assot to their clubs as a ball players aro Christy. Mathowson of tho Giants and John Peter Wagner of Pittsburgh. Wagner has been tho rcclptont of an offor from Barney Drey- fuss, tho Pittsburgh owner, vhlch Is uncqualed In the history of the game, Wagner gets a salary ot 110,000. and Mr, Dreyfus announces that ho Is willing to give him this sum each year for tha rest ot his life. Mr. Droytubs considers Wagner's treat services to the club In tho past, and aUo his valuo'aa an ad visor or coach, when his playing days ore over, aro sufficient to' make such a liberal offer. The Pittsburgh, owner says that the fa mous shortstop Is good for a couple ot moro seasons as a regular and, after that, ho will have several good seasons aa a pinch hitter, for thcro Is not a man In the game who Is a moro timely hitter than Wagner. After that, Mr. Dreyfuss i figures .that Wagner wltl be worth a great deal to the club as coach for the young players. As a strategist and ad viser, Wagner's services are valuable. J The Pittsburgh owner says that Wagner j can stay with htm for the rests ot his j days, even If ho gets old enough to I grow a whitev beard a foot long. I But It Is doubtful If Wagner will sc-' cept tho liberal offer of the Pittsburgh club. - Hans has an eye for business, and does not expect to stay In the game when ' his playing days aro ovor. He has been I so thrifty during his baso ball days that he would not accept any kind of a pen slon from the Pirates. , Wagner has been getting J10.000 a year from the Pittsburgh club since 1901, and It Is stated on good authority that he has drawn his salary only twice during that time. He has allowed It to ac cumulate, and It has been Invested In good securities by Mr. Dreyfuss. Wagner can Ilvo comfortably on the Income of these Investments. When his playing (I'ontlnued on Page Four ) Team Which Was Sensation 6 tho Year is Taken On. WILL ALSO MEET SOUTH DAKOTA MornlnRsldn In Scheduled in Iplnco of Ilnakell IntllniM Sens'oit tn Clone with Ancient niiemlrn from Invrn City. ,SXV,,RH K' '""VltRXCb. LINCOLN. March 7. (Sncclaf.! Mo. branka'a 1DH foot ball FChedule, an nounced hero today by Coabh Ewnhl O. Stlohm, calls for tho customary eight (mines, with six on tho home Grounds ami two on forchrn fields, it calls for but ono -trams wltlv a western conference member, thrco with members of the Mis souri Valloy conferenco of which Ne braska is a member, and three .with out side universities whoso elevens, while not listed ns conferenco champions, havo been biff factors In western foot ball: Most . significant, perhaps, of tho schedule Is tho discontinuance of tdot ball relations with Minnesota, l-'or tho first tlmo In over ten years the Univer sity of Nebraska and-tho University ot Minnesota will nbt meet on tho gridiron. l anuro to agree over tho terms of tho contract. Minnesota Insisting on a one- year contract, whllo the Cornhuskcrs asked for a three-year contract, with a gnmo to bo played In Lincoln In 1916, re sulted In tho cancellation of foot ball ro tations. JIlMory IleiirnU. Strango to say, the break between Ne braska and Minnesota In 1903 came un der exactly similar conditions, after tho Cornhuskcrs had decisively defeated Min nesota on tho homo grounds, C to 0. Last year Minnesota waa defeated ot Lincoln, 0 to 0. Dr. Williams, whoso scalp waa sought by Minnesota alumni after' a dis astrous foot ball season, would not con sent to run tho risk ot another trimming at tho hnmls of the Cornhuskcrs. Substituted for the Minnesota game aro tho Michigan Agglos, a team which by lta remarkable record last season waa placed In front ranks by foot ball critics. It will be the first name between tho Aggies apd the Cornhuskcrs and will bo played In Lincoln. Stlehm expects tho game to be equal to the Minnesota con test from a money making standpoint. 1 Imllnno Arc Drojiprrt. Tho Haskell Indians arc also dropped from the Nebraska schedule, after a pro- test was mado last season against j)lay Ing the Indians further. The entire Corn htttkpr teain was severely bruised" In Uio Indian battle and tho, 'Nebraska- Wftnacfl (!ntd;(d not, feel hat tBe'tjfomhuskeYa gained sufficient prestlgo from defeatlnff ' tho Indians to warrant ta!;ln;r chances of Injuring tho olevon before big contents. Mornlngslde college la accomodated with, a' game In place of the Indians. Another newcomer on .the, Nebraska,' schedule this year Is South Dakota, after the Coyotes woro dropped last season. (Continued on Pago Four.) Twenty-Six Teams Will Play Basket Ball at Huron, S. D, HURON. S. D., March 7.-(Hpeclal)-Twcnty-six teams have made applica tion to enter the third annual high school basket ball tournament March and 21. The tournament, will. bo held un- der the auspices of Huron college and? will undoubtedly be .the greatest, uttadr of Its kind ever hejd .In- tlds state. iTho competing teams- will .come- from every part of tho .state of' South Dakota. Tho following high schools-havo sent In their lists of players, and the lists havo been forwarded to the state high school board of control for 'authentica tion: Aberdeen, Arlington, Brookings, Carlton, Carthage, Centervllle, Doland, Klkton, Hlghmorc, Hurley, Huron, Lako Preston, Madison, Miller, Pierre, ."Rcd fleld Balem, Sioux .Falls, Vermilion, Watertown.' Six additional high schools havo en tered teams," but 'havo not yet sent in their eligibility lists. Thcso schools may participate In 'the tournament It tlielr .lists ot players aro received In tlirto to be passed upon by' tho state' board ot control. Pennsylvania- Jown 1 Is Still- tHe Leader WASHINGTON, March 7. Tho eleventh week ot tho Interclub rifle shoot finds Warren still undefeated In class A, with tho District of Columbia and Cleveland tied for second place. Warren was high gun for tho week, making 997 out of a posatblo 1,000, within one point ot the rec ord. Other high scores were Birmingham and Cleveland, each with 993. In class B King's Mills hold tho lead, with Stllwater. Minn., and Boston as runners-up, Scores Cluss A Warren, Pn., 997, against Bir mingham, Ala., 995; District ot Columbia. MS, against Bucyrus, O., 987; Brldgport, Conn., 993, against Dickinson, N. D., 991; Cleveland, O., 'X5, against Tacoma. Wash , !HU; Adrian, Mich-. 987. against Milwau kee, (3; Youngstown, O.. S. against Mil waukee, Old Guard. 900; St Paul, 993, against Manchester, N. H., 97fi. Class B-King's Mills, O., 987. against San Francisco, 855: Stllwater, Minn., 983, ugolnst Helena. Mont., defaulted; Boston, DCS, against Bedford, O.. 940; Hopkins, Minn.. 953, against Rochester. N. Y., 944, Madison, Wis., 953, against Minneapolis. Minn., 939; Wnlden. Colo., 979, against Marlon, O.. 970; Louisville. Ky., 933. against New Orleans, defaulted ROURKE OFFERS KANE - AND JUSTICE FOR SALE Pa Rourka has placed Jim Kan. first baseman, and Eddie Justice, shortstop, on the open market tor sale. Rourke lias come to the conclusion that the two vet erans have outlived their usefulness on the Omaha team and Is thus attempting to dispose of them, This means that Chaso and Thomas will be sure of their positions on the 1914 team.