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2 B THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL Sundav, November 15, 1914. M THE WOMLB OF SPOUT AUTO RACES WERE ALMOST 1 Scheduled for 2:30, Races Start at 4:35 O'clock. ENTRIES DID NOT ENTER Driver Further Delay Event by In- MiKting on Seelnf? Prize Money in Advance Phil Ilillard, in Speedwell, Lead Field in Every Race. ? l :L. H. Scneder successfully promoted a sinotorcvcle racing meet about two months ago at ihe State Fair grounds. Yesterday, Jir. Scneder attempted to promote an au-itomobile racing meet. The first of said races was scheduled to start at 2:30 r o'clock. Actually the first race of a bob-i tailed program was started at 4:35 o'clock, f During the two hours and five minutes 1 which elapsed, a crowd of 00 persons first ' Joshed Air. Scneder and his brother, then the crowd demanded its money back at fifty cents per. Meanwhile the brother promoters wore that worried look and wondered "row it would feel to be mobbed. The trouble was that Promoter Scneder had failed to secure the automobiles necessary to stage an automobile meet. For some time the assemblage was - lialf heartedly amused by the sight of .'i.!idv MnntP'ftim.rv tr his little ETefin J aige machine and Phil Billard in his vet-i tran stripped Speedwell "warming up" In preparation for alleged races, men Aioni-t'omery's car was put out of commission Jor racing as a curve was rounded. That left Billard. Desperate, one of the Scned--rs offered Sam Lux twenty-five "bones" jf he would enter the races with his little Ford.' Earl Sparling appeared driving his American car and some races looked possible. AND THOtHLK FOLLOWS TKOL'DLR. Hut the trouble was not over. Led by "Billard the drivers demanded to see the color .of the prize money offered tv Scneder. A messenger was sent to 3t?x Kreipe, v ho was selling tickets at the state fair ground entrance. Kreipe was gone. It was 4:30 o'clock when he was found attending to some work at the race track barns. With the money in sight, four of the seven auto races advertised were carried out, with Phil Billard an easy winner of each event. In addition there was one motorcycle race. Darkness prevented the oth ?r races. "I am going to quit promoting for the Topeka public; those auto fellowB aren't like the motorcycle men to deal with," said Scneder after the painful nt'ternoon. had passed. The automobile drivers complained that Scneder had advertised them as entries in yesterday's meet without securing their permission. Here are the results of the races, featured chiefly by the fast records made bv Phil Billard on a half-mile track; Three-mile free-for-all Phil Billard, Fpaedwell, first, time 4:35; Sam Lux, Ford, second; August Kopke, Thomas, third; Karl Sparling, American, fourth. Three miles for Topeka championship Phil Billard, first, time 4:55; Sam J,ux, second; August Kopke, third; Earl imparling, fourth. Five-mile -free-for-all for Kansas . A Uil IMJ 1U Jl ftu 1 p J. 111! i-Limi U, Hill; 7:45; August Kopke, second; C. T. Mathews, Independent Auto company, -Regal, third; Robert Billard, S'tutz, ' fourth. Three - mile Topeka championship, eecond heat Billard, first, time 4:45; Mathews, Itegal, second; Iiobert Billard, third; Sparling, fourth. Major Anderson, on a Harley-Pavid-eon, won the two-mile motorcycle race in 3:02. Charles Helse, on a Sears, was eecond. Eagon, on a Harley, was third. GARDEN CITY FOOTBALL : PLAYER SERIOUSLY HURT ; Special to The Capital. Garden City, Kan., Nov. 14. Orville Hands, one of the players on the Garden City high school football team, who was injured in the game between Garden City r.nd Great Bend two weeks ago, is critically ill. Hands has under-prone two operations in the past week duo to injuries received in the game. Paul Daugherty, another player whose collar bone was broken in the game with Cimarron, and who was operated on last week is rapidly recovering, but will be unable to play again this sea- i son. 1 NOTRE DAME SWAMPS CARLISLE BRAVES 48-6 Chicago, Nov. 14. The crippled Carlisle Indians were no match for Notre . Jame In the game played here today at Comiskey Park, the final score being Motre Dame, 4S; Carlisle, 6. Welsh, the Chippewa fullback, was badly in-ijured in the course of the last quarter, fills cheek wps caved in and he was . removed In ah unconscious condition to a hospital where an examination was begun in fear that the basa of his skull : Iiad been fractured. MICHIGAN MEETS THIRD DEFEAT DURING SEASON Ann Arbor, Nov. 14. Cornell today clearly outclassed Michigan and won , by a score of 2S to 13, thereby closing for the Wolverines their most disastrous season, in point of defeats, Since Fielding H. Yost has coached the eleven. Never before during the fifteen years Yost has been at Michigan has a Maize and Blue eleven lost three Kames in one season. Of her four ; intersectional battles this year, Michigan won but one game, the Pennsylvania contest. OLIPHANT HAS BIG PART IN ARMY-MAINE BATTLE West Point. N. Y., Nov. 14. The Army won from Maine todav 28 to 0. The game was featured by the fine work of Oliphant, the former Purdue star, and MeEwan. Oliphant scored three of the Cadets' touchdowns and kicked four goals. He figured largelv in the Army's other tally, tossing a long forward pass to Tully who took it across the line for a score. W. & J. TO PLAY RUTGERS IN NEW YORK NOV. 28 Washington, Pa.. Nov. 14. Washington and Jefferson today agreed to play Rutgers college at the Polo grounds. New York, November 2S. n.VLDWIX, 2S; GARDNER, O. Special to The Capital. Baldwin, Kan., Nov. 14. The Bald-Win high school defeated the Gardner high school in a hard fought game of football here this afternoon, 28 to 0. Gallagher, of the Baldwin high school brother: of Coach Gallagher, of Baker university, was the individual star. Slabel, of the Chicago Cubs, was one of the officials. fl HOODOO FOR MOTE BELLEVILLE. 62: "CHESTER, 7. Special to The Capital. Belleville, Kan., Nov. 14. The Belle--llle high school football team defeated the Chester, Neb., high school eleven today at Chester, 2 to 7. This is the flxth successive victory for the Belleville highs this season. Belleville has 171 points for the season to 27 points for opponents. i FOOTBALL RESULTS Missouri, 2fi; Washington, 3. Case, 5d; Hiram, 3. Michigan, 13; Cornell, 2S. Western Reserve, 13; .Akron, 6. Auburn, 6;, Vanderbilt, 0. Nebraska, 35; Kansas, 0. Yale, 19; Princeton, 14. Illinois, 21; Chicago, 7. Oklahoma A. and M., 13; Rice Institute, 13. Iowa, 26; Ames, 6. Haskell Indians, 31; Louisville State university, 0. Georgia Tech, 7; Georgia, 0. Dartmouth, 41; University of Pennsylvania. 0. Navy, 31; Colbv, 21. Christian Brothers, 86; Ohio Northern, 0. Tennessee, 14; Sewanee, 7. Minnesota, 14; Wisconsin, 3. Ohio State, 29; Oberlin, 0. Notre Dame, 48: Carlisle, 6. Clemson, 27; Virginia Military Institute, 23. North Carolina A. and M., 0; Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 3. Wake Forest, 7; North, Carolina, 12. Haskell Indians. 31; C. L. S. U., 0. University of Kentucky, 42; Louisville university, 0. Dataware college, 17; Western Maryland, 12. Tufts, 60; Bowdoin, 7. Worcester academy, 71: Williston, 0. Phillips-Andover, 7; Phillips-Exeter, 78. Wesleyan, 3; Trinity, 0. Muhlenburg, 0; Lebanon Valley, 7. New Hampshire, 0; Rhode Island, 0. Lafayette, 42; Albright, 6. Syracuse, 0; Colgate, 0. Lehigh. 10; Villa Nova, 0. Otter bein, 3; University of Cincinnati, 0. Bucknell, 25; Gettysburg, 0. Holy Cross, 10; Boston college, 0. Dickinson, 29; Catholic university, 0. Swarthmore, 0; Vinginia, 47. Ursinus, 6; Franklin and Marshall, 6. Colorado university, 2; Colorado Mines, 6. Occidental college, 7; University of Utah, 7. Washington and Jefferson, 59; West Virginia W'esleyan, 6. Eariham, 25; Franklin, 0. Stanford, 26; California, 8. Creighton, 50; Baker university, 3. Idaho, 0; Oregon Aggies, 26. Mississippi A. and M., 61; Tulane, 0. South Dakota, li; Morningside, 0. Davidson, 13; ciouth Carolina, 7. University ot Washington, 10; University of Oregon, 0. Denison, 40; Miami, 33. Washington and Lee, 8; West Virginia, 6. Coe, 19; Cornell, 7. University of Florida, 7; Citadel, 0. Furman, 6; Newberry, 13. Hampden-Sydney, 41; Williams and Mary, 0. Fordham university, 7; University of Vermont, 7. MARQUETTE FALLS UNDER ATTACK OF ST. LOUIS U. St. Louis, Nov. 14. St. Louis university defeated Marquette university here today, 14 to 7. Connor ran S5 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter and Coulter re- the 40-yard line in the second quarter. f'liW.iinlil , .1 - . , . , wiiivuni oi-ui cu me visuors sole lOUCn-down after a prips nf lin. hroato in tUa. last quarter. C. B. COLLEGE SWAMPS OHIO NORTHERN UNIV. St. Louis, Nov. 14. Combining straight football with trick plays of almost every variety and playing a strong defensive game, Christian Brothers college football eleven this afternoon overwhelmed the team representing Ohio Northern university by a score of to 0. The Brothers scored thirteen touchdowns but only six goals were kicked after the touchdowns. BROWN HOLDS HARVARD SCRUBS; SCORE WAS 0-0 Cambridge, Nov. 14. Harvard's second and third string of plavers were hsld to a scoreless tie by Brown today. IIFRINGTOIV, 27; LOST SPRINGS, 10. Herington, Kan., Nov. 14. The largest football crowd attended the game between Herington and Lost Springs yesterday. Herington won by a score of 2 1 to 10, playing an almost errorless game and forcing itself through the Lost Springs line with long end runs. This is the fifth game out of seven that Herington has won this season. The stars of the game were Broddle quarterback. Haun, right tackle. Lamb, right halfback, and McClave, center. HASKELL BRAVES DEFEAT LOUISIANA; SCORE 3H New. Orleans, Nov. 14. Playing a mixed game, the Haskell Indians defeated Louisiana state university at football here today, 31 to 0. Louisiana state threatened the Indians' goal but once, losing the ball on downs on the 2-yard line in the third quarter. Bernstein starred for Louisiana. Quarterback Flood ran the Haskell team with splendid judgment, wtile Fullback Powell went through the line for long gains. Several brilliant forward passes were executed by the Indians. Louisiana had but indifferent success with the forward pass and confined its tactics largely to "straight"' football. SCRANTON, 38; OSAGE, 8. Special to The Capital. Scranton, Kan., Nov. 14. The local highs cinched the football championship of Osage county this afternoon by defeating Osage City by the score of 36 to 9. This is the first time Scranton has been scored upon this season. Osage City made all her scores in the second Quarter. MISSOURI SECOND TEAM . WALLOPS WASHINGTON U. Columbia, Mo., Nov. 14. Using substitutes and second string meu almost entirely the Universitv of Missouri eleven easily defeated the Washington universitv team. to 3 here today. Missouri had every opportunity to run up a large score in the last half when the Washington players, who apparently were in poor physical condition began to iOje their speed, but th coach sent In substitutes who needed experience. Two of Missouri's four touchdowns were made bv Lake the only regular in the back field. Gray Washington tackle, played an aggressive game but was out with a broken ankle at the close of the second quarter end was replaced by Graham. Martin. Washington full back and Greene, quarterback were the only effective ground gainers against the Missouri defense which was almost perfect untilthe injection of a larger number of substitutes in the third quarter. Missouri suffered from numerous fumbles in the last half. Once Lake fumbled as he dodged a tackle, caught the ball on a bounce and without losing his stride made a total of 35 yards around the end the longest single rim of the game. AXTHOXY 7s CHEROKEE 7. Special to The Capital. Anthony Kan.. Nov. 14. In a fast game of football here today Anthony highs tied with the Cherokee. Okla.. team. The score was 7 to 7. Anthony now challenges any Kansas high school team to play for the fitate championship. 'ERWHELMED 0 . LOSES H. I TITLE Plunging Cornhuskers, With Sensational Attack of Bucks and Passes, Defeat Kansans by a 35 to 0 Score. K. U. MAKES FIRST 001 ONCE Nebraska Backfield Was Able to Score at Will, and Negotiated Five Touchdowns, ' Kicking Every Goal. Special to The Capital. Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 14. Unable to stand up against the fierce onslaught of the Nebraska backfield, the Kansas university football team lost in the annual clash here this afternoon by a score of 35 to 0. The Missouri valley championship went to the Cornhuskers with the victory, as well as the honor of having the best football team experts have seen in the valley for manv years. Although the score would indicate that the battle was one-sided, the determined fighting spirit of the Jayhawkers kept tne 8,-000 spectators interested from start to finish. The Kansas team fought against too big odds, that was all. They were unable to cope with the splendid work of the Nebraska eleven, and the fifth straight defeat was registered against them by the Corn-huekers. MAKE FIRST DOWX ONCE. Only once in the game was Kansas able to make first down without the aid of penalties, while almost at any time Chamberlain, Rutheriord or Halligan were good for any distance up to twenty yards. Had Nebraska not suffered 150 yards in penalties their chances for scores would have been doubled. Every score of the game came from touchdowns. Two were made in the first half and three in the fourth period. It was in the last quarter that Chamberlain . made the spectacular play of the game, when he ran sixty yards through the Kansas team for the final score of the game. This play easily made Chamberlain the individual star of the game, although Rutherford and Captain Halligan pushed him hard for the honors. Coolidge, at end, and James, in the line, showed well for the Jayhawkers. These two players were the mainstay of the Kansas defense. Since the team was on the defensive most of the time the backfield men had little chance to star. Gray made one 9-yard run, the longest of the game for Kansas. Russell's successful pass to Strothers netted the Jayhawkers twelve yards, and their only earned first down without contest. The Jayhawkers were clearly outplayed, Nebraska's rushes being fiercer and their forward passing more ac curate. In all departments or ttie game Strothers held his own with Howard in punting, but the returns of Quarterback Potter gave all the advantage to his team. For an hour before the game a drizzling rain fell, but just before the kick-off the downpour ceased. FIRST QUARTER. Kansas won the toss and kicked off to Dovle. Chamberlain tried K. U.'s left end to no avail. Howard punted '-o yards to Wood who returned 23 yards to micifield. The Jayhawker backs made 7 yards and Strothers tried a place kick from the 35-yard line. The kick was blocked. K. U. recovering. The Jayhawkers' new plays did not work well. Strothers tried another place kick from the 25-yard line after Wood had made a successful pass to Strothers but the ball wen I wild. After an interchange of punts Nebraska with Rutherford. Chamberlain and Delameter making a slashing attack began a steady march toward the Kansas goal. Chamberlain capped the feat by a brilliant 40-yard run to K. U.'s l-ard line. Here the teams staged a fierce fight for ground. The Jayhawker forwards charged hard and threw Rutherford for a loss. On the next play Rutherford went over for the first touchdown. Halligan kicked goal. Score: K. U. 0; Nebraska 7. After the kick off play the quarter ended with ball In Nebraska's posses:on on K. U.'s 45-yard line. PLAY IX SECOND QUARTER. At the beginning of the second quarter the Cornhuskers suffered 3o yards in penalties lor holding. This temporary advantage was lost to Kansas wnen Potter and Rutherford negotiated two forward passes for 30 yards. The Kansas line held and another 15- yard penalty stopped the Nebraska on-1 rush and Halligan was unsuccessful in a piace kick from the 15-yard line. Wood returned a kick to K- U.'s 20-yard line. He was injured but was revived and stayed in the battle. A penalty of 13 yards on K. U. for holding gave the Nebraska eleven an advantage. A mighty rush by Chamberlain, Delameter and Rutherford put the ball on K- U.'s 10-yard line and Chamberlain skirted K. u. s right end tor a toucnaown. Halligan kicked goal. Score: Kansas 0; 13. S k L 14 The half ended shortly after the kick off play. The Cornhuskers clearly outclassed Kansas in every department in the first half. PLAY IX THIRD QUARTER. Russell went to quarter in place of Wood, who received the brunt of Nebraska attack on returning punts. The Cornhuskers made no changes. Halligan kicked off to Cooledge who returned to the 20-yard line. Strothers punted out of danger only to have ball brought back bv two SO-yard penalties. Groft recovered Rutherford's fumble and Gray ripped off 9 yards to midfield. The ball was kept in Nebraska territory a greater part of the time but the Jayhawker backs could do no consistent gaining. Ruther- ford's Sv-vard run put the ball on Kansas' 20-yard line where the third quarter enej Halligan opened the fourth quarter by failing on a place kick. Strothers punted rv.irmlrf hut th. ornshinsr attarlr nf tc.F Nebraska lacks seemed too much for Kansas. Rutherford forward passed to Howard to K. U.'s 10-yard line where in two tries Rutherford carried the ball over. Halligan kicked goal. Score: K. U. 0; Nebraska 21. PLAY IX LAST QUARTER. After the kick off Kansas gained an advantage when Housenolder who replaced Strvker at full back, intercepted Rutherford's pass. Gray and Reber made & yards and Nebraska suffered 15 yards in off side plays. Strothers failed at a place kick from the S-yard line. This appeared to be the Jayhawkers' last chance and thev -fought doggedly but to no avail. In 3 plays the Cornhuskers carried the ball 50 vards to a touchdown. Potter forward passed 23 yards to Chamberlain. Rutherford made" 10 and Chamberlain swept the Kansas right end for the touchdown play. Halligan made goal. Score: K. L. 0, Nebraska 2S. The Jayhawkers tired fast in the last period and the Cornhuskers had everything their own way. Chamberlain ran vards for a touchdown. Halligan again made goal. Score: K. U- 0: Nebraska 35. The line-UD: Nebraska. Position. .Kansas. Howard . ..R. E Reber L. T Burton L. G Strothers C Keeling R- G James R- T Groft R. E Coolidge Q. B. Wood Halligan Shields . Cameron Abbott Corey Balis Potter Rutherford .. Chamberlain Delamatre .., . . -L. H Detweiler . . . R. H Grav . . .F. B. Stryker Touchdowns Chamber Summary: lain, 4; Rutherford. Goals from touch- down Halligan. 5. Time of quarters 15 minutes. Substitutes Nebraska, Porter tor Chamberlain. Kansas. Rus-se.l for Wood; Helvern .for James; Householder for Strvker. Referee J. C. Grover, Washington. Umpire Gus Graham. Grinntll. Head linesman C. E. McBrlde, Missouri Valley college. RALLYING IN LAST PERIOD, ILLINOIS DEFEATS CHICAGO' Urbana, 111., Nov. 14. Illini prac- tically cinched the conference football championship today when Bob SSuppe's j great machine, headed by- his wonder- i tul pair of runners. Pogue and Clark, I defeated Chicago bv a score of 21 to 7. Illini's victory came as an intensely ;I f " ... " , ; i . I ...... 1 V. I ui uuiuut xmaie to a tens.uiunai um-tle, in which the Illini came from behind, fought an uphill licht. for Chicago scored earlv and maintained a lead until the third poriou, when the score was evened. Then came the lourth HArirtH u'itVi tV-. Efnrp 7 to 7 . j and both teams keved'' up to a grim contest. Illini s briiliant attack grad ually wore away the stubborn Maroon defense. Spectacular runs by Pogue and Clark took the ball to the Maroon 5-yard line, where Pogue shot over. On the next kick-off "Potey" Clark caught Des Jardien's punt on the Illini 5-yard line and ran through the entire Chicago team for a touchdown, a feat that sent the great throng of 17,000 into a final spasm of delight. MINNESOTA BEWILDERS WISCONSIN; WIN 14 TO 3 Minneapolis, Nov. 14. Opening up after the first half with a diversified attack that at times' fairly bewildered their heavier opponents, the Unlversity of Minnesota defeated the University of Wisconsin, 14 to S. The game was replete with forward passes, driving line plunges and excellent minting. The playing of Solon, Minnesota's speedy fullback, was remarkable. Tims after time he was called to pound against the Wisconsin line often breaking through for effective gains. DARTMOUTH DEFEATS PENN i BY USING FORWARD PASS Philadelphia, Nov. 14. Dartmouth defeated Pennsylvania today 41 to 0, the highest score ever registered against a lied and Blue team on Franklin field. Although Dartmouth did not score until the. second period the Green's goal was never in danger, the play being in Pennsylvania territory throughout the entire game. Dartmouth used a fake pass successfully for many gains while forward passes resulted in several touchdowns. RAILROAD Y. M. t". A 41j PRES-RYTER1AXS, 2. The Railroad Y". M. C. A. basketball team defeated the Second United Presbyterians of the Church league last nisrht by the score of 41 to 26. The game was played on the Railroad Y M. C. A. court. Pringle threw ten field goals. The line-up: R. R. Y. M. C. A. Pos. 2nd U. P. Johnson R. F Gage Pringle L. F Twedy Wilson C Gantz Ripps R. G Williamson William3 L. G. . .Montgomery, Schoonover XORTOX, 13; OIJERLIX, 10. Special to The Capital. Norton, Nov. 14. The Norton high school football team defeated Oberlin hi.h school yesterday, 13 to 10, in a hard fought battle fo1- honors at Elm-wood Park. Each team has won a game and the tie will be played off soon to settle the championship of northwest Kansas. LAWRKXt E, 26; ESKRIDGE, 6. Special to The Capital. Kskridsre, Kan., Nov. 14. Lawrence highs defeated Eskridge highs. 26 to 6, here today in a fast football game. In a basketball game between the Kskridge and Burlingame high school girls, Eskridge won, 9 to 7. KANSAS BAKER1TES LOSE TO CREIGHTON, 51 TO 3 Special to The Capital. Omaha, Neb.. Nov. 14. Fifty to 3 in favor of Creighton was the score of today's game between Baker university at Baldwin, Kan., and Creisrhton university, of Omaha. Lack of football generalship on the part of the Kansans and the fact that they had a one-man team wore the main troubles of the- visitors. Grove, left halfback for Baker, .was particularly good and gained practically all the ground credited to his team. His work was so brilliant that the Creighton players even cheered him repeatedly. Towards the end of the game Creighton withdrew nearly all thfir first team men and sent in substitutes. The line-up: Creighton. Position. Baker. Brennan, (C). Tamisea Stapleton Burford Aerheart Bella Shannon Carrig Coffey Platz Wise .L. i: Clarrld-e L. G E. Kirbv .L. T Taylor ...C lllig . It. E. .Armstrong. (C.) - It. G Stuckey R. T Cox Q. B Jaggar R. II McMillan . -L. H Grove . F. B Kinzer YALE WINS, BUT TIGERS STAGE GREAT COMEBACK Princeton, N. J., Nor. 14. Y'ale defeated Princeton in the r.ew- stadium today by the s' nre of 1 to 14. It was the first time since 1311 that a Yale-Princeton game was played to a decision, the last two games having re- suited in ties With the score 19 to 0 in fiTO ,of V!e' Princeton Played a i wonderful uphill game In the third and fourth periods. he carried the ball twice down the field with irresistable i force and despite the many substitutes laie rusnea mi" me game, scored ' loucnaow ns ana tne consequent goals. She was trying for another touchdown in the last moments of play with long forward passes when the referee's whl-tle ended the game. Yale opened the game strongly, showing superiority not only In her punting, but also in her carrying of th bail, and her double forward pass rl" puzzled the Tigers for a time. The Blue team scored a touchdown In c-ach of the first thr?e periods, when they seemed to weaken and It was all Princeton to the finish. A great bonfire was started in the middie of the gridiron after the game was over, the fuel being cushions that the spectators had purchased at 50 cents a piece. TOPEKA VOLLEY BALL TEAM DEFEATS ST. JOE The volley ball team representing Topeka in the inter-city series defeated St. Joseph last night at the Central Y. M. C. A. The first game was won by St. Joseph by tae score of 21 to IS. and was the most interesting and exciting of the three games. Topeka was in tne lead In the early part of the garfl. but the Josies rallied ?7i the latter part and nosed the local team out by two points. In the lat two games Topeka appeared stronger and wen by scores og 21 to t ani 21 to 1. In the league standing St. Joseph leads with eleven won and four lost, while Topeka ia second with nine victories and six defeats. The season closes next Saturday even-In g. "WAIT FEW 0A15 UNTIL WE TAKE OSTEND" ALLIES Paris. Nov. 14. The flying hospital organized in France by Mrs. Harry Payne Vhltney of New York, is to be assigned to work with the Belgian army in Belgium. M. de Brogueville. the Belgian premier, has suggested waiting a few days before taking the field, "until such time as the Belgian army oe-jupies Ostend" and the establishing of the hospital at this place. Robert Bacon, former American ambassador to France, has interested himself in the success of Mrs. Whitney's undertaking and has gone to the front to arrange for a suitable location, possibly elsewhere than at Ostend. The hospital staff desires to get into action immediately and is not Inclined to await the outcome of military operations against Ostend. The news of the arrival of this American hospital has been received gratefully by the Eel-giari government. GERMANS WRECK BRIDGES PREPARE TO FLOOD LAND London, Nov. 15. The Amsterdam correspondent of the Exchange Telegraph company sends the followins? dispatch concerning the fighting in Flanders: "The Germans on Friday blew up all the culverts of the Leopold and Pchip-donck canals with the object of flooding the surrounding country. They also destroyed the bridge at Moerkerke. The same niht there was heavy artillery fighting near Lombaertzyde and Nieuport. STOPS AUTO TO MISS HITTING NEGRO, ffl ROBBED OF $1,500 Kansas City, Nov. 14. When W. II. F. Doerr, a real estate dealer, turned his motor car into his driveway here tonight he was obliged to stop quickly to avoid running a negro down. The negro pointed a revolver at Mr. Doerr and took $1,500 from his pockets. Mrs. Doerr, attracted by the noise, seized a revolver and fired several shots at the negro, but failed to prevent his escape. WILSON PROCLAIMS MORE REGULATIONS FOR PANAMA Washington, Nov. 14. At the direction of President Wilson, a proclamation today was issued to supplement the existing regulations for preservation of neutrality in the Panama canal and the Panama canal zone during the European war. NEWLANDS BY 38 VOTES, NEVADA OFFICIAL COUNT Carson City, New, Nov. 14. Francis G. Newlands, Democrat, was re-elected United States senator on November 3, over Samuel Piatt, Republican, by a plurality of 3S votes, according to the result of the official canvass which was completed today. MAN ARRESTED IN MEXICO IS A RESIDENT OF IOWA Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 14. John Mc-Inerny, reported under arrest in Her-mosillo, Mexico, for assisting in blowing up a bridge, is the 21-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Mclnetny of this city. He Is a machinist. His relatives and friends will ask the state department to investigate. U. S. FREIGHT STEAMER DISABLED, GALE BLOWING Tort Arthur. Ont.. Nov. 14. The United States freight steamer Onoko is reported disabled 12 miles outside Passage Island, in the open lake, with a forty-mile gale blowing. The tug Whalen has gone to her assistance. The Onoko la a 2S7-foot boat owned at Wllloughby. Ohio, and built in 15S2. 1,200 TONS CHRISTMAS GIFS SENT TO EUROPE New York, Nov. 11. With more than 1,200 tons of Christmas gifts from the people of America, a Santa Claus ship, the naval collier Jason, sailf-0 today for Europe. A message of God speed from President Wilson was received by Lieutenant Commander C. F. Courtney, U. S. N., shortly before sailing tim. The docks, as the ship cast loofe her lines, wer black with thousands of school children. REPUBLICANS SEE VICTORY IN NATION INDICATED FOR 1916 (Continued from Paae 1. Column 5.) they did at the recr.t election. I would not be surprised if most of the so-called leaders of the Progressive party become Republicans again, hut they have been so thoroughly discredited politically, that it would not make any difference in the result of the next election whether they do or not." GIVE ATTENTION TO SOI Til. The Republicans w ho are btin g talked about for the 1916 nomination Inriude Governors-elect Whitman of New York and Willis of Ohio: Senator Burton. Myron T. Herrick. Congressman Mann, former Vice President Fairbanks. Governor-elect Brumbaugh of Pt nnsyl-vania. Senator Cummins. Senator Borah, Senator Norrls, Senator William Aldtn Smith and Senator Lodge. A number of others are mentioned, but they are hardly to be taker, seriously. Messrs. Mann and Fairbanks, throuxh their friend, are already giving attention to the south. For the present, at le?U there is little further talk, as there was lant spring, of making Roosevelt the nominee of the Progressive party and the Republicans. Talf is eliminated. AFTER POOR START, IOWA GIVES AMES A DRUBBING Ames, Nov. H. After making a poor start ar ainit Ames torlay, Iowa finished strong In the last three periojs ar.d easily defeat-l the Iowa State college team here, 2C to t. It took the iowar.a a full period to solre the strong offense of the ACKlee who. with perfect Interference, carried the ball over he zroa! lire oniv and threatened on two occasions. Only 0e -nitoMO QriN"INE.w Whenever you feel a cold cominjr on. think of the full name. LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE. Look for signature cf II W. Grov a Lox. lie- A-dy. ROBS R. R. Y. U. OF $50 Xlgkt Scrrtry Wrestles AVItk Robber and Lm-s. Breaking: open the cash register with a hatchet and steel bar. an unknown man stole about $50 from the Railroad i. M. C. A. early this morning. Carl Main, night secretary, had Just laid down after replenishing- the fire in the furnace, when he was attracted by a noise near the cash register. When the robber saw him coming he made a break for the door. The two men tussled on the porch, and the robber, breaking from Main's grasp, dashed east along Fourth street. The police were called. SICK ONLY 2 DAYS LORD ROBERTS DIES NEAR BRITISH LINE (Continued from Pas 1. Column 7.) greatest military geniuses of the pat. I hold him the ablest of today's soldiers." For more than half a century England had occasion to take pride in the career o Roberts, the soldier. As his career ripened she came to hold him In the same affection as Wellington. Clive and Kitchener. In nine of hsr. wars he was in the thick of the fighting and many times wounded. SERVES IN INDIA FORTY YEARS. As he fought he rose In rank from a supernumerary subaltern In the horse artillery to field r.arshal and commander-in-chief of all the British armies. As further rewards he was made a peer of the realm and the recipient of distinguished orders, of which the chief was the Order of the Garter, the most ane'ent and highly prized of all the British orders. Thl crown honor came to him in 1P01, after his notable services in leading the British cause to victory In South Africa. Lord Roberts' military education be gan early in life. The age of 13 saw him back in India serving under his father, a distinguished general of the Victorian period. For more than forty years he served in India. HE KOI GUT IN NINE WARS. Beginning with the Indian mutiny the record of Lis services is studded with brilliant exploits and gallant deeds. The Victoria cross came to him early in his career after he had rescued a comrade from what appeared certain death In the campaign against the In dian mutineers and had recovered a standard captured by the enemy. Queen Victoria herself pinned the highly-prized token upon the soldier's tur.le. The mutiny medal for bravery he won fighting the Sepoys at lelhl and helping to diive them from their siege of Lucknow. The Indian frontier and the Abyssinian medals came to him from his fighting throughout the Umbeyla, Abyssinia and Luslia campaign. When the Afghan war, in which Lord Roberts was to win lasting fame, broke out, he had risen to the rank of major general. As such In the Afghan war and in the following campaigns against the tribesmen, the brilliancy of the Lrltish general's strategy commanded the attention of the world's great soldiers. The two years' war came to a culmination with "Bob's" famous march through a tangled wilderness and his dashing assault of Kandahar, resulting in the dispersal of the ameer's army. TK 1 1 SI PI I A NT RETURN HOME. Eugland's new military hero, invalided horn;, was given a remarkable reception, starting with his debarkation at Dover. Hi' was summoned to Windsor castle by Queen Victoria, who raised him to a baronetcy, he received the thanks of parliament, was presented with the freedom of many cities and was granted degrees by Oxford and Dublin .universities. A special medal was struck to commemorate his famous march to Kandahar. Later he resumed his service in the Orient, and in 1VS5 became commander in-chief of the British army in India, a post which he held for eight years. The rank and title of field marshal came to him in 1K'.5. In the meantime, in 1892, he had been raised to the peerage as Baron Roberts of Kandahar and Waterford. SON FALLS AT Tl'GELA. Lord Roberts had reached the age of fis years when the second great episode In his career began. Called to sustain I ritlsh sovereignty in South Africa, where one British disaster had followed another with rapidity In the fighting against the Boers, Lord Roberts sailed for the scene of war with a sad heart, for his only son had fallen at the Tugela. But his whirlwind campaign brought the Boer war to an end victorious to British arms. In spired by his personality, the British ; relief armies pressed back the I-oer line and relieved the garrisons of K!m-berly and LaJysmith. Not lon afterward Lord Roberts fought his way into Pretoria and there received the surrender of General CronJ. This campaign ended Lord Roberts' I active service in war. He receive-! for jthe third time tho thinks of both i houses of parliament and was created ; nn earl of the realm, with the title of j Karl of Kandahar, Pretoria and Water ! ford, two of his most brilliant battles being thus rt corded. HI KMX HONORS HI II Al ,IITERS. With the title went the unusual privilege of descent throJKh tn female line a privilege evidently (lesljr.e. to mark Queen Victoria's sympathy with Lord Roberts over the In- of his only son an 1 a grant of 1100.000 fapproxl-i mately $".fo,eo ti maintain the dl- j nity pf his earldom j Lord Roberts at the age of 27. while' a captain, married Cora Hews, daughter of Captain Be of the famous Sev- tenty-th'.rl foot. Of the six children born to them, three died In infancy, one was killd in battle ml -two daughters are llvirjr. 100 KANSANS TAKE STUMP TO SECURE AID FOR BELGIANS (Cor.t:nud from Pf.ire 1. Column 1) Those men up there I was re 11 n sr. only a week o. that " -O. that was politics." exclaimel a Topeka man. "That was politics and this is humane work. Ther a difference." N OTA BLR LIST OF SPEAKERS. ; And so Jt was. . n. atjbos, WI1-; j Ilam All-n White, Henry Allen. Gov-1 ernor HoJt, Charles F. Sett, former ( onifresrnan; Frr.k P. MacUnnan, Charles M Harder of Abllen- Rep,,-, lican and Democrat and Progressive .' all were at work for a common eau;i r.ot forgett-rg thurchmen on th yjti. Catholic and i.ot'stant ar.l Jew. It was a real Kar.tat jcatherlr. of men who forgot evrytr.in ex ept the name cf their state and what Is ecpeetei of j St in a day of t -K need. "Whit can we; do and how caa we Jo It anl whatj wUi be the quickest timer This was tne spirit of the metlnr. and it win , be the spirit to rule the caTipa'.jrn to be cnojciea in trie next fesr "It will rot be over In a week." said j Chariet Iilion. secretary of the Kansas Belgian Relief Fund. "Tae first errand sweep, of coarse, w'.'.l take p!ae within ten days, bat we can't let thoe people go tut try afur our first trala- load of flour Is shipped. I've often noticed, in the cities, that we gorge the needy of the tenements at Christmas or New Year and forget them in February. We send a basket with a chicken and a loaf and a spring of celery for Thanksgiving, or some other holiday, and we strut away complacently flushed with our generosity. We have shared our abundance with thosn that were !n distress. And a lot oi us never think of the poor again through the year. V- GET GOODS ACROSS WATER. "That won't be the way Kansas will do with the Belgians. We must make a raid right rw and fret the goods across the water aa fast as possible. One ship load, remember, will feed the hungry Belgians Just four meals. And when we say 'ship' we don't mea'n t ne of the Kansas -City boat line siie. We mean the biggest ship that John IX Rockefeller could hire for JJ7S.000 some ship, let me suggest. It will take a lot of these hg ships to feed those people and it will take a lot of carloads of wheat to fill the ships. Kansas can supply It. The towns and the eitiee and the farms can supply money enough without injuring anyone seriously, and every man can give a little. The dl-aster at Galveston, the b:-r flre and earthquake at San Francisco were small accidents compared to the mighty tragedy now being lived out in Belgium, under the skies, alontr th roadways, in roofless, ruined homes. I know Kansas will think of these things. We must keep right on helping through the winter. A doxen states are planning to do this. The eastern newspaper accounts show that no such agitation In the interest of human beings ever has swept over America." BIG TOWNS AND OTIES INTERESTED. All the big towns and the cities In the utate were represented In Friday night's meeting in the Commercial club rooms by delegate or letter or telegram. The reports read then and those which came yesterday nhowed that many counties have already gotten together their first contributions. Mostly these were to be ground into flour or flour in barrels or nicks. Clothing, of course, would be welcome In Belgium as well as wheat. Th overcoat or suit you put aside last spring, after a winters use. might be a treasure In some places where clothing Is scarce. But food Is the first consideration and It should not be exclusively flour. Money will be needed to buy other Items so necessary for human beings tea ar.d coffee and meat, perhaps. SEND MONEY TO ST I II II S. It is desired that all money contributed In Kansas be sent to W. It. Stubbs. chairman of executive committee of the Kansas Bel h lorn Relief Fund. Com-mercialrlub. Topeka. If In the form of checks these should be In favor of "The Kansas Belgian Relief Fund." and sent to the address given. All this money will be sent to headquarters In Washington and by the authorities there used to buy the articles mot needed. The activity In Kansas In the int-rej-t of the Belgians was welcome news In London yesterday. Chairman Stubbs received this cablegram at noon: CABLEGRAM FRO 31 LONDON. Nnndon, Nov. 14. W. Roscoe Stubbs, Chairman Kansas Belgian Relief Fund. Commercial Club Rooms. Topeka. Kan. Very grateful for your efforts. Voir plan of organization Is magnificent. Communicate with Lyndon Batr, Tl Broadway, manager of our mmmlnslmi In New York. HERBERT IliHiVlilt, Chairman Belxlan Relief Commission. The big work of the campaign, of course, will begin early Monday morning. An office for the executive committee was provided by the Commercial club so that the Item of rent wblh usually cuts into such work, will in this Instance ba avoided and 'that means Just so much more for the Bel-plans. Three stenogra phera hav b-en employed to help Charles Dill..n, secretary of the committee. In Retting information and publicity to every newspaper In the wtat and to the many county committees By noon. Monday, a statement of th- purpose of the moverm nt w ill have been mailed to TiO papers in Kaiitm. AITIVKV AT WORK. "This means that we are actually and energetically at work," said former Governor S'tubbs, chairman of the executive committee, last n'uht. "Our chief difCcuIty is In gettlm; tho name of every man fcnd woman willing to help the right names without missing some of the best. MlMak har already been made; that was inevitable. M-n whose services are invaluable mv Imagine we have ovrlooked them, but this Is not the rast. Our lists are not by any m-ans complete, and our committees have not been filled. We want every man ar.d woman to rls above every personal feeling and l. lp us. with the assurance that thl help will be mighty welcome. "We want the churches to help, and we know they will do it. No d nomination will be intentionally overlooked in our eanvant. We want Ibex-ministers) every m;n of them who reads The Capital Sunday morning to tell his c ongreKtioti jto it the Mic work Kansas has to do We know they will put the case In Its proper liKht. We know the church's will rc pord." f Vol! Will hold f( i your 71,2 head J j high (fh I I'ke you i I J f ran ft. In with 1.5 ;' ' J the t-et dress- i,f'''" TJ ed n 1 t 1,1 Vv-1 f i keep lir. oo in Ur f I our pocket If ,? j youletus 1 rreas'ire you j and make V v j a I Su.f nr 0 flT3 ma a i i m m m m a Overcoat njj e Tessi I'tell .! t It at the I S I TZ2 Kestaa Aeai. 11 II . I " v " zz ZZJ

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