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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: FRIDAY, JULY 31, IMS.
TRICK TO BLOCK POPULISTS
(Tttion Men Are Told Electors Matt
P7 Twenty-Five Dollar.
LAW LETS THEM FILE FEEE
lekfnt la Seare Oat the rrople'a
Party Brftkrra ml Thaa Give
Democrats the Wknlc
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, July SO. (Special Telegram.)
The latest reported trick of tha astute de m
orrsts who art running things In Nebraska
i Ails campaign la to deceive populists Into
fe Having that the filing fee for electors
Is lis so aa to prevent the pope from filing
for Tom Watson elector. The law Im
posses no filing fee on electors.
A. W. Potta of Stockham haa filed as
elector for the Tom Watann ticket. He Is
the first person to do such a thing, and
ev'dently therefore the first who refuej
to te scared out by this piece of chicanery.
Me rent to the secretary of state tils ap
plication for a place on the ticket and a
rostotflce money order of 125, saying In
his letter that he'hsd been given to under
stand that the filing lee waa '&. Mr.
Junkln filed hia application an returned
h a money.
While Mr. Potts did not state In his let
ter who gave him "to understand" that the
filing fee was KB there Is a - !:-deflned
rumor around the state house . in other
corners of Lincoln as to the Idei.t.ty of the
person. Furthermore, there Is a very pro-
nnunced conviction here that Mr. Potta
wai net given thla understanding by any
one who thought he was telling the truth,
and still further it Is believed that thla
Imply reveala . a systematic plot by the
denoerat c leader to decerve pops all over
the state In thla way In the belief that If
they have to pay t5 they won't file and
Mr. Watson won't get any men on his
Additional Primary Filings.
Senator Sibley came to town today with
hi receipt showing he had paid the filing
fee In Lincoln county to go on the repub
lican primary ballot as a candidate for
rongress. All the blankB In the office of
the secretary of state have been exhausted
J anil Mr. Sibley promised to rustle a blank
Viiii get his filing compiled In time.
C. L. Hedlund of Holdrege and Myron
D. Carr of Columbus filed aa republican
candidates for railway commlsloner. H. G.
Etewart filed an a populist candidate for
the Sixth congressional nomination. W .B.
Jones of Polk and W. F. Cranlm of Fauby
ftd as fusion candidates for congress
from the Fourth district.
The following are new filings for state
Harry Schlekedants. republican of St.
Paul. Seventeenth district : Jolrn C. Glrn-
n.ll, republican of Stoi kvllle, Twenty-ninth
d strict; Robert Y. Appleby, republican of
Slantnn, Kleventh district; M. Wallace
L it liner, democrat of I'tlca, Nineteenth
oH'iict J. A. Ollts, Jr., democrat of Ord,
r If eentii dist:let.
Following are the new filings for state
Henry A. Reader, republican of Ayr,
Foriy-slxth district; A. L. Mathews, re
publican of Callaway, Fifty-sixth district;
t: K Springer, republican of Mitchell,
Fifty-fourth district; W. K. Warren, demo-
tat and populist of Anselmo, Fifty-sixth
idlvr'ct; W. H. Williams, republican of
,f Alnswiitl:. Fifty-first district; Buel 8. Har-
Xris n, democrat of Alnswortli. Fifty-first
1 'tu.itrict; John A. Weems. democrat of Ful-
ler:on, Twenty-fifth diHtrlet; D. C. Heffer
nn. democrat of Hubbard, Sixteenth dls
uict. t i.srles A. Robblns of Lincoln filed
it a republkai.
Missouri Pacific Answers.
The Missouri 1'aclfii: railroad has filed
an answer with the State Railroad com
pany ,n LpiMjsiUon to the proposed Increase
in rites ly the Stockyards company at
Soutli cmaha. Th's company paya tho
harges at the stockysrds are frequently
laid hy the railroad; that It has been .or-
fdeied to decrease Its live stock rates.
Kliould it be comnelled to reducA mlM and
the. s oi kyards allowed to Increase rates,
It wouUi'laae money hauling live s'.ock. Be
rides ti e answer rays the rates have been
In effect for 12 eais and are therefore
suffic en.ly high.
Dong-las llounltal Complimented.
Joel l'lrer. chh f clerk of the Board of
C harlilis and C'orieetion has come back to
Lincoln from Omaha, after an Investiga
tion of tle county farm and he is full of
enthusiasm over the new tuberculosis hos
, li;sl Icing erected there. At this time
. 9 mo of the Inmates of the poor farm are
i i 'sieepl-ij; ,n the basement, which !s no place
It them, hut with the completion of the
new hospital, Douglaa county will be well
rn the map. He complimented Supeilnten
t'ent Farar for the way he Is looking after
the inst tutlon.
Resolution on Fair Rate.
Secretary W R. Mellor today received
from the chairman of the transportation
committee of the American Association of
State Fairs and Expositions the following
copy of the resolution which was adopted
by the members of the Western Passenger
association at the meeting July S3:
Recommended, that a rate of one and
one-half faro for tho round trip be made,
for Hie state fairs in Illinois. Missouri.
Iowa, Wisconsin. Minnesota, Nebraska and
Kansas for the season 19us, wltli such mini
mum as lines In Interest may desire to es
tablish for each occasion, dates of sale
and other detaila to be arranged later.
This will be the first reduction granted
( the farmera since the two-cent fare took
effect. Politicians, Shrlners and tourists
have been favored, and now the farmer
will be able to attend hla annual outing
at the state fair, August SI to September
4. on reduced railroad rates.
Lineman Severs Toes.
NEBRASKA CITT. Neb., July SO (Spe
cial. I R. Keward Collins, one of the men
employed by the Independent telephone In
stretching Its new copper lines between
this city and Omaha, met with an accident
last evening that may cost him his Ufa. He
was chopping some limbs from a tree when
the adse slipped and. striking his right
foot, cut three of his toes off. He bled
freely, and when he reached Union, where
he was taken, he waa nearly dead from the
loss of blood. A physician stopped the flow
of blood and ha waa brought to this city.
He is very low and It la feared he cannot
survive. He had been at work for the
company but three days and clalma to come
from dney. la.
orfolk Chaataaqaa Bellas.
i NORFOLK. Neb.. July 3u-tSpecial.)-
Norfolk's first Chautauqua will begin to
morrow and continue for ten days. Among
Tha exquisite flavour and de
lightful crlapnesa of
Make aa lasUnt appeal
to the appetite.
"The TaaU Liagm."
Packs se twe si see lOo and lie.
Made of Whits Corn bv
Postum Cereal Company. Limited.
Battle Creek, Mloh.
the speakers will be Senator Robert M.
La Follelte of Wisconsin, Senator J. P.
Dolllver of Iowa. Father Nugent, Sam
Small and others. The Chautauqua grounds
are In a very beautiful spot near the mill,
on an Inland surrounded by the cool, clear
rvaters of the North Fork river. Thousands
of people are expected from all over north
Nebraska and southern South Dakota.
Nebraska City Tart flak.
NEBRASKA CITT. Neb.. July 30-(8pe-I'lal.)
There was an enthusiastic meeting
of tha Nebraska City Taft club at the
county treasurer office last evening. The
details of the campaign were discussed and
plana were made for the i Ive work In
the coming campaign. The club already
consists of 150 members and will soon be
Increased to 410 or SCO members.
Colonel W. I. Wilson tendered his resig
nation as president of the club on account
of an extended absence from the city, and
his resignation was accepted and Paul Jes
sen was elected president by unanimous
vote of the club.
Taft C'lab at Genera.
GENEVA, Neb.. July 30.-Speclal-An
enthusiastic meeting was held last night
In the Independent Order of Odd Fellows
hall, and a Taft club organised with over
fifty members aa a starter. The following
officers were chosen: Judge William Ful
ton, president; Peter Toungers, vice pres
ident; Lester Donlsthorpe, secretary; W. H.
Gorernor Hoch at Lexlngtoa.
LEXINGTON, Neb., July i.-( Special
Telegram.) E. W. Hoch, governor of Kan
sas, addressed the Lexington Chautauqua
this afternoon on his "Message from Kan
sas." In the evening, Alton B. Packard
entertained the audience In hla character
as Impersonator and cartoonist.
Paddock to Be Reopened.
BEATRICE, Neb., July 30 (Bpecial
Telegram.) Today Fulton Jk Powers of
this city leased the Paddock opera house,
which has been closed for over a year.
The theater will be reopened about Octo
Nebraska Htm VTotea.
BEATRICE The Dempster ball team last
evening drf. a ed the Dutch nine by the
Score of 1R to 0.
DICKENS Miss Marjory Taylor of 24K
Sumner aefreet, Lincoln, has, been seleoted
principal of the Dickens school.
BEATRICE In the Sunday school base
ball league last evening the Presbyterians
defeated the Lutherans by the score of
7 to 8.
GENEVA Mr. Wellman of Geneva was
overcome by the extreme heat on Tuesday.
Mr. Kenney was also prostrated while at
work on a farm.
BEATRK'K Company C. Nebraska Na
tional Guard, in command of Captain A. H.
Hollingworth, left today for Ashland, Neb.,
to attend the encampment.
BEATRICE C. A. Fulmer and family de
parted yesterday for University Place to
make their home. Mr. Fulmer was recently
fclected dean of Wesleyan university.
BEATRICE The German "Personal
Rights league" held a mass meeting at
the court house this afternoon, which was
addressed by Frank Hauck of Omaha.
BEATRICE Father Petrasch of St.
Joseph's Catholic church has gone to St.
Lous and from there he will go to Ger
many with the I. ope of Improving his health.
Bi-.ATRH.B-F. W. Schank and Miss
Marie C. Scharton were married yesterday
at the home of the brides mother, Mrs.
Barbara Kcharton. Rev. Beck officiating.
GENEVA Grand Army of the Republic.
Chaplain Rev. Mr. Staples is critically III
after an attack of paralysis. Mr. Staples
Is an aged man and fears Are entertained
for his recovery.
GENEVA-A brother-in-law of Mrs.
Charlie Flick of Geneva, living southeast
of Geneva ten or twelve miles, wus se
riously injured yesterday by a liny fork
falling on him.
GENEVA Olney Cloyd, a young farmer
near Ohiowa, wca seriously injured yes
terday by the falling of a hay staoker,
his head and body being cut and bruised.
He will probably recover.
BEATRICE Hubert Loy. who waa op-
ri,Tu uimii iot appenaiciug at nl home
mar uiue nprings Hunday, died Tuesday,
ased twenty-nine years. He Is survived
by a widow and one chllt.
TECUM BE H The democrats of Johnson
i-uuiiiy are planning a rally ror Siituidav,
August H. It will bo held In Tecumseh and
two of the candidates for governor, A. C,
Shallenberger and G. W. Bcrge, will speak.
GKNfc. A Abraham Strieker's clothing
stock was tiken possession of hy the
sheriff yesterday for the benefit of cred
itors. Tho stock will probable lnvolco
II. Out), on which he claims an exemption of
making hay. the weather being Ideal. There
has been no rain for a week and the tem
perature has been 93 and W. Corn In the
northwestern part of the county Is excep
tionally line, not ao much rain falling
NEBRASKA CITY Joeph W. Tempest
of South Omaha and Ml.ia Laura Lemon
of Omaha were united in marriage list
evening In this city at the parsonage of the
Baptist church by Rev. H. L. HoiiKe. Both
were former residents of this city.
NEBRASKA CITY-Oeorire W. Parr .
democrat, haa filed his petition with the
county clerk to have his name placed on
me primary Dauoi as a candidate for the
legislature. As yet none of the repub
licans has filed for legislative ofiices.
NEBRASKA CITY-Mrs. A. Z. Johnson
and two children suffered from ptomaine
poisoning yesterday. It waa caused by
eating some cooked mep.t which they pur.
ciiHBru hi one oi ine siores. l ney er$
dangerously ill, but it is thought thty
NEBRASKA CITY The Elks are pre
paring to have a big time at their home
on Saturday evening, at which time they
will Initiate a large class of candidates.
There will be delegations present from the
neighboring lodges and the work will bs
followed by a banquet.
NEBRASKA CITY-Frank Roberson. a
Missouri Pacific brakeman, was thrown
from an engine near this city last evening
and had his right foot broken and badly
Injured about the hips. He was given
nii-dical attention and sent to his home at
Auburn on the first train.
PLAT I SMOUTH The laides of St. John s
i atliolU' church gave a farewell reception
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank E.
Bolilater Thursday evening In honor of
Father W. F. Rradle. who after having
very ably represented the church here lor
five years has been transferred to the
capital n thla Hate by H shop Benacum.
BEATRICE The Gage County Drumtlsta'
association held a meeting In Beatrice yes
tirday and discussed business pertaining
to the a?so;Hilon. The loral drugglMs en
terianei the visitors at a boat rioe up tha
river in the evening. The of f rem of the
asbocianon are c w. tfeckwith. Beatrice.
,.0i.iii, r. v . i.vi.iii, viiiore, vice presi
dent; J. W. Buswell. Beatrice, treasurer.
BEATRICE Mrs. Clsra Ada r of Omaha
was in i ne city yesterday in earch ot in
tol'liutlon helLiful lo tier in a irmrh f.r
her husband. John U. Adair, who left his
nome lust feoruary. When he departed
i mm nome ne rxpressea Ills Intention
goini; tin a visit to Creston. Ia. In .l.nn,
Adair was seen walking through the coun
try near Edear. Neh. I. at. r ii k..v iik
name plate were found in the i.hik at that
p.aie. i ne MUppotution is that he is suffer
liiE from a lapse of n:emory, and is won
dering about the country.
BEATRICE The board of sijervlsors
hfve been In sesion here the last lew days
as a beiard of equalisation. A communi
cation signed by Mayor Voder and some
of the Wyniore councilmen was filed yes
terday with the board. It bears upon the
valuations returned on over two hundred
piece of property in Wymore alleging that
they are too low and asking that Hi, y be
raised. The matter was set for hearing
next Monday. The most important n;ive
the board made yesterday was that of
chantdug the valuations reductd by the
county assessor. Some of the valuations
some of the best properties in and
e round Beatrice returned by the deputy as
,eul" eie cut down by the county as
sessor. All these were put back to the
figures turned in by the deputy assessors
by iho board of equalisation.
Ta Ulvia Batte toants-.
PIERRE. S. D.. July .-iSpecial.)-The
Butte county commissioners have granted
petitions which will mean a vote In No
vember to cut that county into three sep
arate organizations, one In the northeast,
to be known aa Perklna county; one In the
southwest, to be called Harding county,
that having been the name of a large part
of the same territory before Butte county
absorbed all the smaller unorganised coun
ties In the northwestern, part of the state
under the county expansion law of ten
ASSESSORS MISS MOTOR CARS
Begistration Lilt Greatly Exceeds
Return to Stale Board.
HOW THEY VAST IN VALUES
amber ef Candidate for Legislative
Position Are Coming; Vnder
Wire at the Lat
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. July 3n.-(Speclol.) With six
teen counties not reporting the number of
automobiles, the reports of the county
assessor Indicate that these officers this
year have shown a remarkable nose for
gasoline, There were registered In the
office of Secretary of tSate Junkln April 1
of this year. i,Hi machines. The afses'ors
have returned a total of 1.766 machines with
the number from sixteen counties missing
and In this list Is Gage county, where
everybody Is rich and should have an
Automobiles vary In price considerably
more than any other class of property,
the range being from 12 In Deuel county, to
300 assessed value In Kimball county.
Kimball county returns only one machine
and It Is supposed that the JJ worth In
Deuel county Includes no more than one
machine. Sceretary Schavland of the State
Board of Equalization doubts the figures
on that $2 wagon and he has written the
assessor for a verification.
Douglas county, where they have a horse
how, comes In with 234 automobiles, as
sessed ot 147 each, while Lancaster, with
Its presidential candidate and Taft banner,
haa 178 aasessged at 1136 each.
Where nrhlnes Are Lacking;.
The counties that have reported no au
tomobiles at all are: Thomas, Rock, Mc
pherson, Logan, Hooker, Grant, Blaine
and Banner. Other counties which have
reported on the assessed value but re
turned no number are: Sherman, $145;
Keka Pala, $2,144; Harlan, $2,283; Cheyenne,
$1,081; Cedar, $1.6fi5.
Keith cunty returned eight at an average
assessed value of $J9; Knox returns eight
at an average assessed value of $29; Adams,
106, at an average assessed value of $100.
NOTES On OMAHA SOCIETY
Mrs. Alvln Johnson and Miss Eflle
Mrlntyre Entertain at
Mrs. Alvln Johnson and Miss ETfle Mcln
tyre entertained delightfully at a colonial
breakfast Tuesday morning at the home
of Mrs. Johnson In honor of Mrs. Wright
of Monmouth, 111., Miss Mary Lemon of
Richmond, Ind., and Mrs. Dlsdrow of Chi
cago. An old-fashioned bouquet of pink
geraniums and phlox with paper border
was used for the centerpiece, for the table.
and colonial plate cards marked the places
of Mrs. Dlsdrow, Miss Lemon, Mrs. Wright,
Miss Chamberlain, Miss Balbach, Miss May
Murphy, Miss Daisy Rogers, Miss Edith Yet
ter. Miss Edith Butler, Mrs. F. W. Judson,
Mrs. J. H. Conrad. Mrs. J. B. Oarnset, Mrs.
Royal D. Miller. Mrs. Simeon Jones, Miss
Mclntyre and Mrs. Johnson.
For Mrs. Harris.
Miss Masle Yates entertained Wednesday
afternoon at her home, complimentary to
her guests, Mrs. Charles J. Harris of Le
mars, Ia. At the game of EO0. the prizes
were won by Mies Elllngwood and Mrs.
Taylor. Those present were Mrs. E. V.
Arnold. Mrs. F. A. Shotwell, Mrs. Scott
Johnson, Mrs. W. E. Bolln, Mrs. B. Taylor,
Mrs. Kelley, Mrs. W. H. Moran, Mrs.
Moran, Mrs. C. B. Matthal, Mrs. George R.
Wright, Miss Elllngwood and Miss Yates.
At Happy Hollow.
There were a few small luncheon parties
Thursday at Happy Hollow. Mrs. D. D.
Miller entertained for Mrs. Irving Eddy of
Chicago. Covera were laid for Mrs. Eddy
Mrs. A. W. Edmlston, Mrs. John Rice, Mis,
George Fisher, Mrs. Samuel Hawver and
Mrs. u. w. Gunther entertained at a
whist luncheon at the club In houor of
Mrs. Brlnker of St. Louis and Mrs Parrott
of Brooklyn, N. Y who are guests of their
sister, Mrs, C. K. Coutant. Covers were
laid for tan and the afternoon spent play
Mrs. J. P. Lord also entertained terj guests
at luncheon. Her table was bright with
At the Field Clnb.
Only a few luncheon parties were given
Thursday at the Field club. Mrs. E. C
Twambley entertained a her guests at
luncheon Miss Leech, Mrs. John Meacham
of Kansas City, Miss Keys, Miss Mont
gomery and Miss Lois Montgomery of
A number of the local members ot the
Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority had lunch
eon together when covers were laid for
Mrs. Rodney Bliss. Mrs. W. B. Howard,
Mrs. McLaughlin, Mrs. Herbert Benedic
Mrs. Georga Welty, Miss Ola Belle Harvey,
Miss Helen Sholes, Miss Edith Locke, Miss
Edith Butler, Miss Nan Cunningham and
Miss Mabel Stephen.
Mrs. May Auld had four guests at her
In honor of her house guest, Mrs. Charlee
J. Harris of Lemara, Ia., Miss Maaic Yatea
will give a lawn party Thursday evening
at her home. Mrs. Harris was also honor
guest at a luncheon Thursday given by Mrs.
E. V. Arnold at the South Omaha Country
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. II. Bush and Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Battin gave a picnic Thursday
at Lake Manawa. leaving Omaha about 4
o'clock and having a picnic supper at the
lake. In the party were Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Battin. Mr. and Mrs, P. A. Scholl, Mr.
and Mrs. R. H. Longley, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Turney, Mr and Mrs. L. H. Griffin,
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. H. Bush. Miss Scholl,
Miss Maude Robinson, Miss Maud Kelmer
Mr. G. W. Icken entertained Wednes
day afternoon in honor of Miss Louise
Snaddurk and Miss Louise Jansen, who
have recently returned from musical studies
abroad, and Miss 'Uladys Card well of tha
"District Leader" company. The room
were profusely decorated with flowera.
Those present were Mrs. Charlee Patter
son. Mrs. M. J. Ford, Mrs. F. G. Jahn, Mrs.
A. R. Shadduck, Mrs. C. Ioftman, Mrs J.
R. Card well. Mrs. M. Damm, Mrs. K.
Donagliue, Mlsa Ixuise Shadduck. Miss
I.O'-ils Jansen. Miss Gladys Cardwell, Miss
Ada Patterson, Miss Marie Damm.
Mrs. C. D. Kountze had three zuests at
luncheon at the Country club Thursday and
Mrs. Samuel Burns, Jr., five.
Mrs. W. B. Lambert and Mrs. Charles
Mann gave a whist luncheon Wednesday
at the South Omaha Country club.
The Original Owl club, which was to
have met Thursday afternoon at the home
of Mrs. W. . Friend, haa been postponed
one week, owing to the death of a rela
tive of one of the members.
Come aad C (iesal.
Mrs. Charlee Kountse and children leave
Thursday for Mackinac, where they will be
the guests of Mrs. Joseph Cudahy.
Miss Frances Nash. Mr. Frank Wllhelm,
Mr. Robert Burns and Mr. Walter
1 Roberts will also leave Thursday tor
Mackinac, to be the guest ot Mr. and Mr
E. A. Cudahy and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Wlllard Hoeford, who re
turned Monday from their wedding trip,
are at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John A.
MrShane on South Thirty-seventh street.
Mr. and Mr. J. A. McShane and Mr.
liee McShane and Mr. Frank Burkley and
daughters have landed at Cherbourg.
Mrs. W. B. Durkee and family will lave
Friday for and extended trip to Pennsyl
vania. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Rugg will leave the
first of August for Mackinac Island and
later they will visit the Maine roast.
Mrs. Walter Metcalf and children leave
Saturday for St. Louis for the rest of the
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Messlre and family
left Thursday for New York City and the
sea shore, where they will remain until
some time In September.
Miss Mae Hamilton returned Thursday
morning from Chicago, where she has been
making arrangements to Join one of Mr.
Collver's toura around the world, leaving
some time thla fall.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Burns, sr., left
Wednesdsy evening for a western trip to
Include Hot Springs, 8. D., Sylvan lake and
Deadwood, B. D.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry P. Potter and
family leave the last of the week for
Santa Monica, Cal., where Mrs. Potter'a
parents. Judge and Mrs. C. F. Bracken-
ridge, now reside. Mrs. Potter and the
children will remain there for about two
months on account of her health.
Miss Sara Cohen haa gone to West
Point, Neb., to spend a week with friends.
Miss Mabel Stephen returned home Tues
day from Lincoln, where ahe has spent six
weeks and completed the course as su
pervisor of muslo.
Mrs. George Mills left yesterday te visit
friends In Denver. She will return about
September 1, when ahe and Miss Pauline
Mills will go to Los Angeles, Cal., to spend
TEACHERS WHO GET TOP PAY
Hundred and Fifty-Two Elementary
and Fenr In the High
One hundred and fifty-two teachers Ini the
elementary schools and four teachers In the
high school will reach the maximum salary
scale this year. This Is tinder the new
schedule adopted last September. Thirty
two teachers In the grades reached the
maximum last year. Next year the promo
tions In the grades will doubtless be larger
while four teachers In the high school are
scheduled to reach the maximum salary In
another year's time.
Under the new schedule, a teacher starts
In the grade schools at a salary of $6(10 a
year, $120 higher than the start under the
old schedule. This Is for teachers who are
normal school and college graduates. Teach
ers who have not had that training, start
In the grade schools at a salary of $420 the
first year and receive $450 the second year,
being placed on the same plan with grad
uates at the opening of the third year.
From then on they receive the same salary
raises as the graduates.
Starting at $o00 the first year, the college
graduate receives $560 the second year, and
together with the non-graduate, $900 the
third year. The fourth year, the teachers
receive S50, fifth year $700, sixth year $740,
seventh year $780 and eighth year $3U.
hlch Is the maximum under the new
schedule. The old schedule was a follows:
First year $380, second year $427.50, third
year $475, fourth year $422.50, fifth year $570,
sixth year $617.60, seventh year $665, the
High School Salaries.
Under the new schedule in the high school
the teachers receive $fiG6 the first year, $760
the second, $S3 the third, i'.ftO the fourth
and $1,00 the fifth year, which is the maxl
mum. Of the aixty-one teachers in the
high school, thirty-nine now receive the
maximum pay. Heads of departments re
calve $1,140 the first year and $1,233 the
second. There are twelve heads of de
The promotion of the teachers Is not
made simply on point of service, for merit
largely enters Into the raise of salaries
This Is especially the case with elementary
teachers after they have taught six years.
Before advancing to the $780, seventh year
salary, they must prepare a thesis on
some subject given tiiem by the superln
tendent, and this procedure Is duplicated
when they complete the seventh year and
become candidates for the maximum sal
ary of $S30, paid teachers In the elementary
school, f jr the eighth year work, and sub
sequent labors In the school room.
Counting principals, supervisors and night
school Instructors, Omaha employs 4S2
teachers, classified as folows:
High school .
Nlglit school .
EVEXTS OS THK KUSMXQ TRACKS
Arasre Wins the Crest Handicap at
BRIGHTON BBACH. N. V., July .
The Brighton Beach race meeting came
to a close today. The meeting lias run
behind financially, but the racing has
been good. The feature of the closing day
was the Crest handicap at one mile,
which resulted in an easy victory lor
A razee, who stepped the mile in the fas
time of 1:391.. Summary.
First race, handicap, 3-year-olds and up
six furlongs: Tom McGrath llOJ, Gil
bert, k lo II won. Nimbus (110. Miller
to 1) second. Salvolatlle 193. Sweet, 10 to
1) third. Time: 1:1J. Question Mara
Charles Edward. Cuhhi- I'ine, Alluda,
Halet. Number One and Cresslna also ran.
Second race. steeplechase, nanoicap
4-vear-olda and UD. short course, ahuu
two miles: Water Speed (160. Davidson
even) won. Pirate (13- Lynch. 4 io 1
second. Jimmy GUI (143. Dupee, 4 lo 1)
third. Time: :6I. BcnriKa and Ban
nell also ran.
Third race. 2-year-old, selling, five fur
longx: Garland iVJ. 8mlth. 10 to 1) won,
Bonnie K1ko (107, Mcuamei, 3 to it sec
ond Weirtrnore (115. lee. i I o II thlrii.
Time: 1:01 . Fonta. Star Thistle, Lady
Bwirt, ArondacK ana rrosper aiso ran.
Fourth race, the 4 rest, j-year-oius ana
up, one mile, handicap: Araree uuu,
Sweet. 6 to i) won. Big Chief (117. Millci,
t to &) second, Comedienne (98. McCahey,
4 to 1) third. Tlmt i:3SV Cairngorm
Fifth race, 3-year-olds and up selling.
mild and a sixteenth: Queen Marguer.te
Lpton, 6 to b) won. BlacK oak uu,
Flynn, 8 to 6) second, Coat of Arms do.
A I.ee S to 11 third. Time: 1:47. Klllle-
crankle, Lady Harma, Count Relnford and
Helen Shea also ran.
Sixth race, maiden t-year-olds, selling,
five furlongs: O 1. Kid (110. Ln. 5
to 1) won. Dr. Pillow (110, Musgrave,
to 1) second. Harry Rogers (102. Sweet,
4 to 1) third. Time: 1:02. Betty Vin
cent. Tlmbuctoo, Empire. Expedition,
Dunxella. Kenmore Queen. Axdele, ilobll
Ity, Starlit. Beauty Bright. Alice Mack
and Ocala also ran.
TENMS TOIRNKY AT ORLEIM
Play la Singles and Donhlea at Boath.
west .Nebraska Meet,
ORLEANS, Neb., July V (Special Tele
gram. Wednesday's scores at the south
west tennis tournament were:
Gentlemen's Singles Burns defeated A.
Bloedorn, -3. -l.
Bemor Finals-Smith defeated Bodleix. 6-1,
l-l; Marsh defeated Burns, s-a. -l.
Finals Smith defeated Mainh. fl-4. s-S. (-1.
Doubles. Second Hound Green and Dick
defeated Gay and Bloedorn, (-4, s-O: Marsh
and Smith defeated Wilson and Watt; Fries
and McBride defeated Muuun and Mc
Geacbln. t-3. l-i. s-7.
Finals Marsh and Smith defeated Green
and Dick. -. -. sh. 7-k
Small woman s 6 tub suits at 13.26; S
tub suite at 13 M. Benson a: Thorns Co.
1 Hr &'' :
m E I I "4. -J af ataff"
BS li SI a,
DABLMAN ON PROHIBITION
Mayor of Omaha Debates at Bellevue
with W. C. T. U. Leader.
GREAT CS0WD OUT TO LISTEN
He Is Denounced aa Exponent of
Anarchy In Standing; I'p ior
"Personal Liberty" Sends
a Shot Back.
If I am elected governor of Nebraska,
and I expect to be, I will never sign a pro
hibition bill and will oppose all laws,
against Sunday theaters and base ball. I
think prohibition strikes at the very foun
dation of this nation of ours and robs the
Individual of his personal rights."
This waa Mayor Dahlman's challenge to
Mrs. Mary Harris Armor at the Bcllevue
Chautauqua Wednesday night.
"Mayor Dahlman may not be governor
after his speech tonight," was the response
of Mrs. Armor, when she spoke In answer
to the talk of Omaha's executive. Mrs.
Armor is presldrnt of the Women's Chris
tian Temperance union of Atlanta, Gtv.
There was a huge crowd In the giant
tent and people were standing many deep
abeut the sides as tlie debate went on. The
argument was many times heated and car
ried a vein of sarcasm, but the talkers
were good natured, though Intensely In
earnest and when the end was reached.
though Mrs. Armor had decidedly the bet
ter of her antagon st In the number of sup
porters and the warmth of their expression
of enthusiasm. It wss evident the mayor
had many sympathizers In the company,
who. If they did not side with htm politi
cally, applauded his views on prohibition.
Mrs. Armor commented on this in her
The program Included two vocal solos
by Miss Elizabeth Hamllng.of Omaha, a
clever talk by George R. Stuart of Georgia
on the subject, "Is Fun Divine or Devil
ish?" and a moving picture exhibition.
Not Hair-Palling- Matrh.
The vast crowd was most orderly and
appreciative, and Incidentally full ot tun.
Judge A. L. Sutton In Introducing Mayor
Dahlman took a sly look at the mayor s
bald head and remarked, "This la not to
be a halr"-pulllng match."
It was generally known that the mayor
Intended his talk to lie his first speech In
bis campaign to lass., the governorship,
and so It was of double Interest. At the
outset he remarked that he d!dn't know
how the debate would turn out, but ex
pressed lils belief that he would at least
be able to get home after It. even If he
could not go to his office the next day.
Then he made his pledge to veto all meas
ures aiming at personal liberty.
Whv do people slnsle out the saloon
for the.lr opposition, when there are lots
of other tlilnps that merit It?" asked Mayor
Dahlman. "People who wear diamond
rings when they ought to wear piatn gom
ones and men who ride In automobiles
when they ought to walk, are not touched,
wnen irey uukih i
tiv law neeause itouuim imiiuuhi ,j o. .......j
your own business,' but a man s right to
drink what he wants when h wants it
Is denied, although it Is strictly his own
business and within his own rights.
Teach the Datlea of the Home.
"Teach the girls the duties of the him",
Instead of letting them parade the streets
wltn prohibition banners. As for tlie
young men, I can do more for a youth who
has been arrested for drinking too much
by pardoning him and giving him a talk
In my office than any preacher In Omaha
could do In the same case.
"My home Is a Christian home." de
clared Mayor Dahlrran, "and my wife
and children Join in their prayers to God
every day of the year. But I want to
say that my children are given perfect
freedom In such matters aa Indulging their
appc-tltes, My own experience leaches me
tlmt with proper teaching and reasonable
liberality of views children become edu
cated to avoid overindulg nee.
The mayor took up the practical side
of prohibition, referring to the states
where It has been tried, and declared It a
failure. He sold statistics would bear him
out. In Omaha, he said, the records
would show there are more drunks In
Omaha every Monday morning since the
new closing order has been enforced upon
the people than before the Sunday closing
Takes a Left Hauder.
The mayor said there are many evils.
worse than tho liquor business. If tho
reformers would turn more of their at
tention toward correcting cvil3 against the
unborn babes of the land and less to tem
perance fights, the world would be bet
ter for It. The mayor subscribed here to
the Roosevelllan theory of the size of
"The mayor did his best, and that u
all he could do," remarked Mrs. Armor
aa she advanced to the front of the plat
form. "I am disappointed In hla speech,
for I had expected that he would give us
something new, and he has only uiti
arguments that are twenty years old. I
answered everything he said In my talk
Mrs. Armor denounced "personal lib
erty," as used by the mayor, to be tha
beginning of anarchy, and tq, be In direct
opposition to the ten commar.dments, nine
of which say "Thou shalt not."
"Adam an Eve believed the devil, as
tha mayor does, but God Is a prohlol
tlonlst. and so am I. If Mayor Dahlman
knew the liquor queation better, be would
be a prohibitionist, too. Liquor wl'l
wreck the cities if you give It time, so
God bless the mayor of Omaha and con
Although she spoke fast, Mrs. Armor
teek all the time allowed ter and used
HUH nMnlitj InMl llgii iaaHi il H infill lUlial T lHi'TII I HIT i.j
every minute In a rapid and forceful ad
dress. In which she denounced the ele
ment that would make the saloon lawful
and respectable, and cited facts and c;s
In an effort to prove that no man nas a
right to drink liquor and that men who
want the right are beneath the beasts.
A Plan for Votes.
In closing, the prohibition advocate Im
plored the voters present to consider the
question and cast their ballots accordingly,
so his honor the mayor was not the only
ions who did some campaigning during the
"I'm glad you gnt licked, Mr. Mayor,"
said a woman to the mayor as he descended
from the platform after the debate.
"Well," replied Mr. Dahlman with a cyn
ical smile, "when you go Into a thing like
this you can't always tell how II will turn
At the afternoon session of the Chau
tauqua Bill Bone, the humorlnt, and Miss
Faulkner, tho .Chicago "Story Lady," were
on the program, and several musical num
bers by prominent local talent comprised
Today Is "Home-Coming day," and many
old-time residents of Sarpy and Douglaa
counties aro scheduled to speak on the
morning program, which began at 10
o'clock. Tbe Elks' quartet of Council
Bluffs, and George R. Stuart, on "Lop
aided Folks," were heard. In the even
ing the famous evangelist, "Gypsy" Smith,
Jam to Uet Cara Home.
The frantic efforts of the large crowd
to catch cars homeward bound after the
meeting was over was almost as exciting
as the debate. Tbe company officials say
they had eight cars on hand, but the crowd
had a wild time Just the same and
when one car hove In sight men,
women and children Jumped at It as If It
had been their last chance to get off a
sinking ship. Then along came another
soon after and the scene of cxcltment was
"The Chautauqua was out at 10:00 o'clock,
and at 11:10 o'clock wo lind the last pas
senger away from tlie, grounds," said As
eislfint General Marmcor Leussler in reply
to complaints that reached lilm this morn
Ins. 'Teople wanted lo know why we
did not have cars lined up tfi'-re liko wo
have at the base bill park. Pimply because
we have not the power at iliat end of the
line. The Hcllovue. people thoroughly ap
preciate this fact. We had cifihl cars on
Women 8 S4. 5 and $6 oxfords, pumps and
colonial ties, all ?2.9i. Henson Thwrne Co.
Street ear advertising.
Omaha Hott-l Supply Co.
moved from S14 So. l.nii to rooms 31 to 37
V. B- National bank building.
Omaha Hon! Wins Race.
LAKK VIKW, la., July ;?. (Special.) -The
se. ond of llie .nli l.,ai i a. , til this
year took place Wednesdiy. 'I'll" weather
was not favorable at tlie etavt. hut within
a short time a lair breeze mud the race
one of inierest.
The Kllen, ownd hy .Mrs. Kllen Tteed of
Omaiin, Biel sailed by Mr. Reed, was v'c-
torloiis. sailing the distance of five mMes
in i hour 2ii minutes nr.d I'l second. The
Ntt Moore .owned I and sailed by Captain
iwr!.m.r. ,,f ,ak lew. wvis feeon l: time,
1 hour Srt minutes and :V5 FrondH. Tne
Outit'K. owned and fsn'lerl y M. Hammer
of Harlnn. Ia., was thiid; lime. 1 hour 32
minute and 1 reeond. Th Rosa, Omaha
and F.dna did not flnlh in ttrr.o
How often have you heard
this expression and wished the
same remark could be made
about your hair? It will be
if you give your hair a little
care and attention. You really
owe it to yourself anyway not
merely from a point
of enhancing your
but from a hygenic
point as well.
It is no longer
necessary to visit the Wood
bury Institute to receive the AA
famous Woodbury Treatment. v;
It is offered you in a far more
convenient form for home use.
is identically the same prepara
tion that is used in the Wood
bury Institute not only for combating hair and scalp dis
orders but for beautifying the hair. It is first of all a hair
beautifier. Its use will restore the natural lustre and
sheen invigorate and stimulate the hair follicles and pro
mote a healthy growth of soft, silky, beautiful hair.
Its continued use will stop the hair from splitting
and falling out; will remove dandruff and stop itch
ing of the scalp. Atrial will convince you this is
the hair preparation you have long been looking for. It
will acquaint you with new toilet delight.
Two sizts, 2$c and $IjOO. All druggists
BBATO ZaW OOf Xol AfeaAa. Oar. ISUi esd Itiua ah, ttl"1.
STATE BANR SOON FORMED
New Institution Will Be Orgmnined
Within a Few Dayi.
ST. LOUIS MEN ARE COMING HERE
State Trnst Company of the Mlasonrl
Metropolis la the Prime Morel1
In the Enterprise for
' Directors of the Btste Trust company of
St. Louis, who propose to organise a big
state bank and erect a budding In Omaha,
will arrive In the city within a few daya
to complete the organisation, accordliur te
Omahans who are to be directors In the
I "St. Louis money will te the principal
capital In the new bank," said ono who l
to be a director. "The State Trust company
people have been In Omaha off and on for
over a month and believe there Is a field
here for the big Institution which they pro
pose to organise. I know of no reason at
the present time why the deal should not
go through. One more Omahan will be In
terested who . will be a member ot the
board of directors."
C. N. Atkinson, cashier of the State Trust
company of St. Louis, will be In Omah
Friday. Mr. Atkinson with H. A. Vrooman,
vice president of the big St. Louis trust
company, have been the ones who have
done the negotiating with Omahane with
a view to organising the bank In Omaha.
Jacob Gorden Is president of the State
Trjst company of St. Louis. The vice
presidents are H. A. Vrooman, J. H. Con
radn and Aug Heman. The board of di
rectors of the Institution, many of whom
will be Interes ed In the Omaha Institution,
conlsts of the following men, a number
of wliom are known in Omaha: L. W.
Rade.-, R. H. Mays. Aug Heman, Charles
Hamilton. O. D. llalsel, Jack Gordon, J.
H. t'onrads. E. A. Ch op. T. R. Ballard.
C. H. Iliown, C. N. Alklnson, C. E. Vroo
man and H. A. Vrooman.
Monroe C. Steele of tlie llobbs-Jones
Grocery company, who Is slutcd to become
one of the, managers of the new bank and
who Is Intimately connected with the 6t.
I. ouls capitalism, is out of the city. C C.
George and other real estate dealers who
have l-een negotiating with Hm Lmnkoie for
e s te refuse to ill'cuss the mailer and de
cline to say wheliicr the hunkers have an
option on the lols nt Slxtcemh mul Hiirnoy
streets or nut. It Is known, however, by
those on the irishio that tl c written agree
ment between the bankers and renl s:ate
dealers handling the pn prrty nmounts lo
n ortlon. if. II. Bnldr go, n'turney tor
the new fnsiitutlon. refused to discuss ths
malter. He said some of llie St. Lou'.s
men would be In the city within a day or
two and would give out whatever there
vsas to announce on the subject.
Fntrhauba ( i Mackinac.
ST. PAl'l.. Minn.. July Wl A special to
the rioneer-Pr froi.i V n rg,uMt le, M.oii.,
say: The tercentenary celebration at Que
bec concluded. Vice 1'residf nt Fairbanks is
to Join tlie summer colony si Mackinac ds
l.vnl. Me ha i i iited a cotiiigo for (he rest
of the season and will enjo,- a vacation pre-llnoohi-v
to taking an active, part In tile
con Ing rational campaign.
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