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TIIE BEE: OMAHA. MONDAY. APRIL 19. 1909.
BRIEF CITY NEWS
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Watefc,i Kdholm, Jeweler.
X4lpfc. T. wofe'iia, Fublla Accountant.
ftlaeaars, paotogTtva, lltb Kar.iara.
Waikap EataU C Mf httn Bik.
it.M t.lfe Polltiaa. sight drafts at
tnaturlty. H. L. Neely, mniir, Omaha,
Vote for OcedJrr T. Bracket for eouaoll
nen of the Kind ward en tna democratlo
w- at. Taomaa, 101 Flrat National Baak
Bldg., Indi money on Omaha real estate
In iumi of iM to t-u.O0fc, Prompt service.
f Maytag- for a Bom la aa easy aa paying
rem. Atsin.i Monti and uian aik
elation will show tha way. Board of Trada
building. Sixteenth and Farnam eueets.
Oaptala . Dunn's . Birtaday Everybody
a a smoking cigar at the polio station
lait nltlit, the occasion being ths birth
day anniversary of Captain Dunn. Just
.what anniversary It waa tha captain,
with that modesty which marka all his
action, declined to state.
la Dlvoro Court Petitions for divorce
Slave been filed In district court by Al
fred Thompson against Mae S. Thsmp
on, Helen Richards against Charles Rich-
aids and Nellie Dunlap against Paul R.
D..nlap Mrs. Dunlap charges cruelty
and the other two petitioners alio de
besea ffrvaboya by Tsarlng- Papers
ympathy and only scant pretence of
c . ;ut treatment was sccorded Har
H1 i Is, a solicitor, who says he Is
frcr.. Sasv Francisco, when he was taken
to the police ststlon Saturday afternoon,
, Tha chj.'i against lilin waa drunkenness
,and ahung newsboys by tearing Up their
Omaba ataeaaarokor Concert The an
nual ppr;ns concert of the Omaha'
1 'Wsennerchcr. vnder the direction of
Fr-f. Charles Petersen, will taka place
' Sunday afternoon at 4 p. m., April 11
at the (lerman home. Miss Myrtle Moses
alto; Ml Jane Dalen. piano; Max
Buumeister. violinist, will be the eolu
1st for thin occailnn.
lsrcra Three Bis late The figure
"tin" sennit to be Inseparably con
nected with John Blnkley. (e Is said
to be' S.I years of see and to live at 203
Sooth Tenth ' street. Detectives McDon
aid i!nt WMker urrested him Thursday
tnorn'ng for pawning: three false teeth
woMh IT and PoMce Judge Crawford
alJed another three to the case by sen-
tenting Binkley to serve thirty days In
Herbert Mott Will Speak to friend
Merteit Mott, a .prominent preacher
among the Friends, will apeak at the
residence of H. C. Madden, 2439 Tempi
to-i street, at T:0 this evening. Herbert
Mott founded the church at Central City
and la now located at Garden City, Kan
A concert will be given at Pearl Me
morial Methodist church. Twenty-fourth
and Larlmore avenue, Tuesday evening,
Anti-Salooa Cosumitteee The Anti-Sa
loon league has selected a number of
committees to carry on the campaign for
the election of the candidates for the
Fire and Police board endorsed by .the
leat-ue. The eoinltteea, aa announced
n"'irBe'T3uw tn meetings: T. d.'Put-
nam, M. 1 Stone. Dr. W. C. Dean; speak
er, Rev. B. P. Fellmnn, Harry A. Stone,
Dr. D. C. John; finance. W. T. Graham
J. W. Marshall, Dr. A. B. Summer; ad
vrrttalng. M. C. Steele, Elmer B. Tbomss
Harry A. Stone. A committee consisting
of W. V. Bennett, B. F. Feflmsn and the
candidates was appointed to make ar.
rangVmentrt lor a big meeting which will
probably he held in the Auditorium, al
though definite announcement as to this
will be made later.
Sinner for Chorus Choir Afdlnner was
given' the Castellar chorus choir last
night at the Castellar Tresbyterlan
cliiircfc by the director, Miss Tost, in
recognition of their services to xUe
church. . The .first pert of the evening
passed In guessing games, a plsno
solo by Miss Alice Wheeler and a recita
tion by Mies Helen LlUJeberg. After
th.s tame the banquet. Those present
. were; Mlayes nertha Boyer, Katharine
Enrlght, Susie Flagg, Ida Glass, Hssel
Giitner. Beaile Hopper, Gertrude LlUJe
berg, Helen LlUJeberg, Harriet McClurg,
Nellie . Meskimen, Mabol Overhult,
' Georgia Victor, Floretta Wright, Alice
Wheeler, Miss Knapp. Miss Tost and
Messrs. Clarence Dahlqulst, Harry Ham
mer, Paul Kleser, Roby Maxwell and H.
Cured by Lydia E. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound
MiULTOX. N J. I fel thatLydlaE.
Pinkhgm'g Veiretkbla Compound hag
clTen me new lire.
I aufferta lor ten
jeari with srioug
female troubles. In
could not sleep.
Doctors gave ma '
up, as they said my
chronic I was in
despair, and did not
care whether I lived
or died, when I read about Lydia .
llnkbam't Vegetable Compound ; so I
benn to take it, and am well a gam and
re lie red of all my suffering'.''' Mrs.
Geobgk Jordt, Bo j 40, Marlton, N J.
Lydia . Itnkham's Vegetable Com
pound, made from native roots and
herbs, contains no narcotics or harm
ful drug, and to-day holds the record
for the largest number of actual cures
of female diseases we know of, and
thousandsof toluntary testimonials re
on file In the I'inkham laboratory at
tynn, Mass., from women who have
sen cured from almost every form of
female complaints, inflammation, ul
Irregularities, periodic pains, backache,
indigestion and nervous prostration.
very suffering woman owes it to her.
t elf to give Lydia E. llnkham'a Vege
ablo Compound a trial
If you would like special advice
about your case write a confiden
tial letter to Mrs. Flnkbam, at
Lynn, Mass, tfirr advice l free
anil always helpful.
AFFAIRS AT SOUTH OMAHA
Hig-a School of Msfic City it oa
BEF0BT TO CONTRARY AN ERROR
Crekel Sidewalk Maes to Re
I Teat I teal r Cltr Cell
Barglara Get Utile
Sinre the Associated Press dlepatchea
from Chicago, on March M announced that
the local high school had been dropped
from the Hat of accredited high school! by
the North Central Association of Colleges
and Secondary Schools, Superintendent N.
M. Graham and Principal P. McD. Wheeler
have been trying to find out the tiuth of
Wednesday a telephone meaisge from
State Inspector Reed gave Information that
the Chicago dispatch was an error. Latei
th official list of accredited high schools
wbb received, as adopted at Chicago under
date of March IS. The South Omaha High
school la on the list. Under date of April
14 a letter from A. 8. Whitney of Michigan
State university, chairman of the board of
Inspectors, stated the press dispatch wsi
In error. He said the report from the state
Inspector of Nebraska Indicated that the
South Omaha High school waa up to the
standard and that ha saw no reason for
omitting It from the Hat of accredited
This Information Is received with delight
by the school authorities, the high school
faculty, tha alumni and the pupils. It la
hoped the correction may be given pub.
llclty aa wide aa the error.
Boy Dvtemtlon Htat,
David Decker, a small boy of I years,
wsa taken to the detention home yester
day on the charge of taking $10 from
Mike McConnell, an old man aged M
years and Indigent. Tha 'Pecker bo
spent part of the money in small sums
and was. In this manner detected. The
old man lived In the Clooney family,
The boy lived with his father at Twenty-
sixth and li streets. The police arrested
the boy and turned him over to Paul Uc
Aulay, the truant officer, who sent him
to-the detention home after getting back
11.10 out of the $10. This money was
returned to the old man. '
Coanctl Iaveattarates flldewalka.
The complaint of the city claim agent
concerning the sidewalk ordinances which
overlap in various ways and whlcn are
not In conformity with the general 1m
provement ordinances of the city has
been productive of an Investigation by
the council. A resolution will be of
fered at the next meeting of the city
council to submit all proposed sidewslk
ordinances . to the-city attorney and the
city engineer for approval after the same
manner as petitions for grading or pav
lng are at present submitted. Thls will
save the confusion which has caused the
argtlara Make Small Hani.
The residence of A. L Brandstead, 1007
North Twenty-third street, was visited by
burglars Friday night. The house was en
tared In a similar , manner to the Guthrie
home. The only money secured was some
loose change in the pockets of Mr. Brand
stead's vest. The vest and coat were miss
ing. The money amounted to leaa th
a dollar. The coat was worth more by a
great deal. The family were not disturbed
and the loss was not discovered until
morning. . The police will make every ef
tort to secure thla prowler; but aa yet
bave little to work on.
jti. a;., carter, wi Aorth. Thirteenth, re
ported to the police yesterday that aome
one visited hla tool houae and took a num.
bar ot valuable mason's tools and lmple
Bailey to Speak.
Mr. El wood T. Bailey, the religious work
director of the St. Joseph Y. M. C. A., will
address the men at the association meet
ing in tne gymnasium .Sunday at 4 p. m
Mr. Bailey 'has traveled with Fred B.
Smith of the International committee and
has spoken at some of the largest evange
listic meetings In the east. He Is a son of
J. P. Bailey, the state secretary. J. Francis
McAbee of Omaha will alng. The subject
ef the address will be "The Great Remem
brance,." Every man in the city Is Invited,
Magle City Gossip.
Clyc'e Spencer of Kansas City Is visiting
in ine city.
Herry Bennett returned Wednesday from
a visit to Mempnis. lenn.
Jetler'a Qoli Top Beer delivered to any
pari or tne city, leiepnone no. s
The city ctrk haa received many bids
ror tne latest issue of paving bonds.
There's no place In town aa good to get
your Sunday dinner as the Burton res
taurant. J. A. Hall.
I'pchurch Lodge No. !, Dearree of Honor.
will meet in regular aession April 21. Ha-
ireanmema win oe served.
Mrs. H. Lovely offers a special sale
Wednesday and Thuradav. Twenty tier
rem oit on an inmmea nets.
Charles Herocek and Miss Annie Kasner
" ere married last evening at the home of
he bride's psrents. Eighteenth snd M.
The Zangapoperan club, an organisation
, of the employee of Swift A Company,
gave tim pruiuai uance tl ine .Home noiei
Officer D. D. Hlnger haa returned from
Mrt'nmb, III., where he went to visit his
mother who Waa ill. The ermneoua report
was circulated that ahe died, but aha la
now slightly improved. '
The Bouth Omaha Smile club elected of
ficers Friday evening. J. A. Kratky waa
elected president: Frank Hasny, vice
president; Ed Skupa. secretary; F. J. Her
rnansky. treasurer; B. F. Tllle, critic. It
IS proposed to engage in a series of de
bate In connection with tiie future ses
sions of the clubt.
With every boy's suit we give away a
base ball and hat free. We are receiving
dally new styles In men's suits. One of
them Is an extreme ' flue blue serge suit
at 118.00; the coat has two pearl buttons
on It, the vest also has pearl buttons on
It and the whole suit Is made up extra
fancy. Just the thing for swell dressers.
We atari have a aale on auspenders. actual
60c value, aale price, 26c. Nebraska Hlioe
and Clothing Houae, cor. 26th and N Bta.,
Ckarltlea loafrrrace ICade,.
SIOl'X FALLS. B. D.. April KAlSpe
tia'.) The State Conference of Charltiea
and Corrections, after being In aetslon in
8leux Falla for aeeral daya, haa con
cluded ita work and adjourned. At a busi
ness session before final adjournment the
following officers were elected for ttis
President. D. C. Thomas. Watertown;
vice president. J. H. Kutnowsky. Red
field; secretary. V. H. King, Parker;
members of the executive committee, R.
E. Ycung, Planklnton; H. K. Warren.
Tankton; Carrie M. Cleveland.
Watertown waa eelected aa the place
for holding the next annual gathering.
The conference held here waa a very auc
ceasful one and the addreasea. which were
made by men and women prominent
throughout tha w t la charitable and cor
rective work, were very valuable and in
structive. People paat iMddla life usually have some
kidney or bla Jder disorder thst sapa the
vitality, which Is naturally loafer Id old
age. Foley's Kidney Remedy corrects
urinary troubles, stimulates the kldncya.
and restorea strength and vigor. It cures
uric acid troubles by strengthening the kid
eys so they will strain out t'.ie uric sell
that settles In the mux lea snd J. Inta. caus
ing rheumatism. Sold by all druggists
Charge of Arson
Man Who Burned Sunderland Barn
Fall of Horses Up Against the
Jamea Smith was found guilty of arson
Saturday afternoon by the Jury In Judge I
Bear's court after deliberating sixty-one I
minutes. Smith now haa a first-class
chance of spending twenty years In tha
Smith celebrated St. Patrick's day by
burning down the Sunderlsnd Bros, barn.
csuslng a property loss of $11,000 and the
death of seventeen horaes.
When Judge Sears heard the verdict he
congratulated the jury and declared that
Smith's crime was horrifying and that had
the proof ne t been abaolute It would b
almnst Inconceivable that a man could drive
a team and then In a moment of spite burn
It up, causing the suffering which these
animals tied In their stalls must have en
dured. Judge Sears Is himself the owner of some
fancy horse flesh and fond of horses, so
that Smith's atrocloua crime did not loom
any the less Isrge In his mind. Sentence
will not be pased on Smith for three days.
L. J. Plattl argued the caae for the state
yesterday morning. Isidor Ziegler followed
for the defendant after luncheon and
County Attorney English closed, Ziegler
fought hard for his client, but the caae waa
overwhelming against the man. The state
presetted Ha case with extreme care, not
wishing to take the least chance of slipping
np. ' .
to Plant Trees
Women Will Observe Arbor Day for
Their Dead at Fontenelle
The Women's Relief Corps of Omaha,
auxiliaries to the Grand Army of the Re
public, have taken the Initiative for the
celebration of Arbor day In a practical
manner. They will plant trees in memory
of their dead members. The exercises will
take place at Fontanelle park.
This Idea was brought from California
by Mrs. T. U Hull of Benson and was
Introduced In George Crook Woman's Re
lief Corps No. 88, of which she la a mem
ber. A committee was appointed from the
corps to petition the park commissioners
for the privilege of planting trees in the
city parks. The Park board heartily ap
proved of the observance, and granted the
privilege of using Fontanelle park this
year. n conformity with this permission,
three birch trees will be planted with ex
ercises in honor of three prominent army
nurses and workers in the Woman's Relief
corps. The women to be thus honored and
those who will plant the trees in memory
of them are: Anna Wittenmeyer, army
nurse. By Geneora West Reed of George
Crooks Corps Kb. 88; Mother Bickendyk,
army nurse, who was known for her csre
of the suffering soldiers. By Martha J.
Matthews of U. S. Grant Corps No. 104;
Llssbeth A. Turner, Fast National Presi
dent and chairman of the Andersnnyllle
Prison board. By Alice B. , Schleh of
George A. Custer Corps No. S3,
Each tree will be marked w!A an
aluminum tag bearing the name, date of
birth and death of the person In whoee
honor It la planted.
' A big rrogram has been arranged to be
given at Magnolia hall, Twenty-fourth and
Ames avenue, beginning at 2:30 o'clock the
afternoon of April 22.
An Invitation la extended to all veterans
of both the civil and the Spanish-American
ware and to the public In general.
Ride in Patrol
George F. Reim Treated to Slower
Pace, but Under Protection
of the Law.
The campaign which the police have In
augurated against automobile drlvera who
exceed the apeed limit la still being car
ried on and ,the plain clothes officers on
motorcycles who are detailed to carry It
out are still finding something to do.
Shortly after o'clock last evening
Emergency Officers Morgsn and Relgel
msn noticed George F. Relm, who drives
for the Ktmbsll Automobile company, go
ing much too fast at Seventeenth and Cap
itol avenue. They .gave chase and over
hauled him on Sixteenth street near Grace.
He waa placed under arrest and told to
follow the officers with his machine to
the station. Instead of doing so, however,
he opened up his engines and attempted to
get away. The mlle-a-mlnute motorcycles
were too much for him. however, and he
was' again overtaken on Sherman avenue
near Madlaon, and In order that he might
not attempt any more scorching he was
given a ride to the police station In the
He waa releaaed on bond and hia caae
will be heard Monday morning.
CONCERT AT GERMAN HOME
Proftraaa Will Re Given by Cos.
cordis Wmn'i Choral, Directed
by Walaemar Spohe.'
A concert will be given Sunday. April IS.
at 3:30 p, m., at the Oerman home by the
Concordia Women'a chorus under the di
rection of Waldemar Spohr for which an
elaborate program haa been arranged aa
Piano Solo W. Spohr
Mr. Waldemar Soohr.
Soprano Solo Jerusalem H. Parker
Misa Edith wigberg.
Violin Solo Walze Capricio. . . . Wienlawakl
Mra. K. R. Zabrlskl.
Vocal Duet Fliege Die Y'nglvln....F. AM
Mrs. M. Flothow.
Soprano 8olo Merrily I Roam
Mrs. O. W. Icken.
Piano Solo Impromptu Bhelmhold
Mrs. Koealle Boaireld.
Vocal Duet Zlllerthal, Tlroler Lied
Mra. liken and Mia. Flothow.
Vocal Trio Bltte li. Genst
C oncordia Chorus.
Piano Solo Serenade W. Spohr
Mr. waldemar eponr.
Soprano Solo Aria a us der Oper Mignon
Mra John DrexeL
Violin Solo Adagio Reea
Mra. E. R. Zabriakl.
Vocal Trio Still ruht der See H. Pfell
Concordia Chorus. x
Tenor Solo Das Weiss tnh nur alleln
Mr. William Barteis.
Vocal Solo Urun, Tlroler Ued
Mrs. liken and Mrs. Flothow.
Piano Solo La Regata Veneslana List
Mra. Roalie Soalfald.
Soprano Solo Htng mlr deln lnd .K. Greene
Mrs. a. W. Icken.
Vocal Quartet-Es steht ein Und .W. Hui.hr
Damen Toaa' W. Sohr
SCHOOL AND COLLEGE WORK
Features of Present Day Activities in
HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE
Jolat Certificate laaaed by ehrak
AasAclalloM ef Cellearee tnle
In Kdvratlanal Flela Her
Hereafter the Nebraska university will
not have to go to the legislature to get
that body to appropriate the money given
by the general government to the Institu
tion. Under a recent deelelon of the su
preme court it was held that thla money
ahould be available for th ua of the
school upon Its receipt by the state treas
urer, without waiting for any action on
the part of the legislature.
Heretofore the money from the general
government has been appropriated by the
state before It could be taken out of the
treaeury by the regents.
Judge W. B. Rose filed a vlgomus dis
senting opinion l.n the esse, holding that
no money ahould be taken out of the treas
ury unless It had been appropriated by the
legislature In accordance with the pro
visions of the constitution, but th other
judges, Chief Justice Reeee taking no part,
opposed the decision of Judge Roe.
A a result of this decision It will not
be necessary for the regents tn explain to
the legislature Just bow much money they
get from the government, and It la be
lieved thla will not tend to make legisla
tures cnore liberal with the school.
Several membera of the late legialature
expressed 'themselves In favor of a direct
appropriation for the university Instead of
the 1-mlll levy, and It Is Very probable
an effort will be made during the next two
years to make this quite an Issue. This
would enable the people to know exactly
how much money the school has at ita
High School Scholarship Prls.
The Nebraska Association of Colleges,
consisting of Bellevue, Coiner. Doane,
Grand Inland. Hrstlngs, Nebraska We yan
and York, contlnuea to send out a Joint
certificate cf scholarship to all high schools
on the accredited Hat ot the University of
Nebraska. This certificate allows "a reduc
tion of S2S a year for eaoh of four years on
tuition during residence and pursuit of the
regular college or academy course of
study." It is given, only to the student
taking highest rank In scholarship at gradu
ation. It allows the holder to pursue a
continuous and complete coutse In any of
the institutions named or to attend any one
of them for a year at a time. It is good
for five years, but must be presented at
the beginning of the first or second college
year after graduation. It is not transfer
able and cannot be usee to pay tuition In
a business or a vnormal course, or music.
elocution or fine srts. Buch a scnoiarsnip
bears witness to the good fellowship exist
ing among these sevtn Nebraska Institu
tion and is a bright connecting link be
tween high school and college. It ought to
stimulate a host of high school students to
do their best In the. local school and then
to puah on to aomethlng higher. In many
ways it Is worth mor than the 1100 written
acroes Ita face. - D. B. PERRY,
President of the Association.
Kearney Normal ewa.
The s-atea were opened and the water
from Lake Kearney waa brought down over
the normal campus tor lawn Irrigation. The
grass is coming In fine shape and by com
mencement time the campua will be beauti
ful. The nuraery stock for nnisnmg tire
parking of the grounds Is being set out.
In a very ahort time the Kearney grounds
will rival anything in the country for
The 100,000 appropriated for building pur
Dcses Is now available and It Is expected
that the building will be begun during the
present summer and completed Just as
early as possible, as the school Is very much
cramped for room Juau at the present time
and the hew building will very greatly re
lieve the situation.
President Thomas went to Hsyea Centsr
Saturday, where he addreased the County
Teachcra' association that afternoon and
There ia a great demand over the atate
for trained teachera, and the graduates of
the higher course, as well as many others,
sre being rapidly located. Among the moet
recently located are Bertha Bchumacner.
German and English. Red Cloud High
school; Mabel Morrlaon, assiatant In high
hrwi nf FiiRtia: Beulah Ward, aaslstant
In cllver Crtek High school; Minnie Blanch
ard, assiatant principal. Bridgeport; Annie
Meicer, grade position In Cosaa; Agnea
Robinson, grsde position In Oakdale; Kath
leen Cole, grade position In Lexington, and
Lra Muckel, grade position In Riverton,
The first division of seniors gave tneir
thesea Monday evening In the chapel.
The compositions were unususlly good.
Miss Nola Rltchey gave her thesis in
chapel Thursday morning. The next sec
tion will occur Monday, the 19th.
Mrs. Steadman of the music depart
ment gave the students a treat in the
way of special music from the model
schools. On Monday Misa Annie Mercei.
senior, presented her seventh and eighth
grades in music at the cnapel, Tuesday
Miss Bertha Schumacher, senior, pre
sented the Intermediate model schools,
and Wednesday Miss Ruth Greene pre
sented the primary achools In music.
The vocal music department of the 5tate
Normal school of Kearney Is especially
strong and there is great demand for
Mrs. Steadman's students In music in
the public schools of the stste. Several
have already been located for the teach
ing of vocal music.
Prof. John Stryker has completed his
work In Columbus, O., under C. P. Zaner,
America's most expert penman, and la In
charge of the penmanship classes of the
State Normal school.
Miss Cora O'Connell, principal of the
Ashland high school, fornrly a member
of the examining committee for life cer
tificates snd inspecting of private and
denominational schools, will take up her
work s critic teacher in the normal next
year. She is expected to be present at
the opening of the summer school. Miss
O'Connell 1 one of the best known women
educators of Nebraska, and will add to
the already strong faculty ot- the nor
mal. rnal School to Debate.
PERU, Neb., April 11 (Special.) The
conteat between the boys' debating teams
of the sister state normals will be held
In the normal chapel next Friday evening
Tha question is, "Resolved. Thst Cities of
Nebraska Having a Population of 1.000 or
More Should Adopt the Commisalon Form
rf Municipal Government." Thla is the
first time these two normal schools have
met In Joint debste. Prof. Forter. former
professor of literature In tha normal and
coach of the Peru debating teams, will ac
company ths Kesrney tesm. Peru will be
repreaented by Kent Mitten, C. W. Smith.
C. K. Morse and J. A. Kaatwood. alternate.
A week later the glrla' team will .meet a
girls' team at Kearney on the opposite
side of the same question. The two con
tests are planntd to promote a good lenling
courage enthusiasm for debating. j
C. B. Moore, president of the senior clas
and a member of th debating squad, ha
been elected to the supertntendency of th
city school of Osceola (Neb.l. Mis Mar
garet Mohrman haa been elected to posi
tion in the primary grades at Geneva.
Kearaey Military Academy.
Mrs. Roachman of Denver, whoae son la
attending the school, paid him a brief visit
A large number of .the cadets have had
the "duck fever" and while there were
many hunters bold, there was little game
to ahow for their prowesa.
The regular monthly examinations were
held Wedneaday and Thursday, April T and
8. Th achool had a holiday on Good Fri
The track Is now In good condltibn and
the real hard work for the team has begun
In earnest. The try-out for places on th
team will take place shortly and It will
be a real contest between some ot the old
liners and some very good new material
which has developed among some of th
late arrivals. It ia hoped there wilt be a
meet every week In May. There will b
the Five meet, held tn Kearney, one held
with Hastings and Kearney, and the meet
at Lincoln. This will give th team about
all they can do.
Several of the cadets who reside near
Kearney went to their homes to spend
Easter With th home folka, but th cadets
who live some distance were not so fortu
nate aa th school had no regular vacation
and the time wsa not available to mak
Right Rev. Bishop Gravea waa here for
confirmation or. the 8th, and a class of sev
enteen received the apostolic rite of the
laying on of bands. The bishop preached a
sermon en the results of cowardice such
a Pllat displayed, and he received marked
attention. One feature of the service was
th Singing by the boys, there being a
regular choir of sixteen voioea, all boys,
and the entire school Joined with them.
The drill on Saturday mornings is as
suming a great deal of importance as the
end of the term draws near, for tt ia on
these morning drills that a place tn the
final drill down On Commencement day
for th medal reats. Cadet having a oer
tain number of pol.nta are allowed to take
part In the final drill.
Company B haa had ita flag up for the
laat two weeks, this making honors quite
even for all three companies.
The first track meet will be held with
th Kearney High school April 80 at ths
State Normal ground at Kearney.
Founders' day, on the 15th, was duly ob
served In the customary manner with
dreaa parade In the morning and the regu
lar dance In the evening. The drill was
held on the campua Juat west of Cochran
hall and waa one of the best ever wit
nessed at the school. The band made a
creditable ahowlng and the companies war
handled by, their respective officers in a
manner which showed careful training.
From now on, weather permitting, there
will be frequent dress parades on Sunday
evenings Immediately following supper.
The dance in the evening was well attended
and a large number of Kearney people
were present, as well as several out-of-
town people, among whom were Dr. and
Mrs. Hatfield ot Grand Island. Miss Ruth
Boy den of Grand Island and Miss Van
Winkle of Tork.
RESEARCH I.V GERMANY.
Government Methods of Promotion
In Germany the universities are under
the control of .the government. Therefore,
the German government, searching among
the studenta of the univeritlea. snd finding
the keenest and brightest Intellects dis
posed to the study of medicine, both as a
science and aa a profession, Is able to take
these young men and establish them In
professorships, where there is no anxiety
a to the meana of livelihood.
An anecdote, related by a correspondent
of the Philadelphia Ledger, will, perhaps,
best Illustrate this feature of the relation
of the German government to the univeri
tlea. When the organization of the Johns
Hopkins university was being perfected, It
was the special desire to secure as pro-.
feasors some of the foremost pathologists
of Germany. Representatives of the Johns
HOpklns university went to Germany with
what were presumed to be tempting and
Irresistible Invitations. They offered as
much aa 110.000 a year salary, and In one
instance $15,000 a year, to pathologlata who
are of distinction In Germany, hoping
thereby to bring tlfem to the Johna Hop
kins university. But It was soon discovered
that no money offer could tempt them.
They received directly from the govern
ment salaries sufficient for comfortable
support, with assurance that, when they
were compelled to lay down active work a
pension for life would be paid them. They
were therefore free from any distraction or
anxiety respecting Income, being for that
reason able- to devote their entire working
time to their professional opportunities and
One of.theae professors, having declined
an offer of SIS.OOO salary, ssid that In the
United States was a young man of high
talent and great acquirement who waa
abundantly qualified for a profeaaorahlp of
that kind. They knew him because he had
atudled In Germany. He waa Dr. Willltm
H. Welch. And upon that recommendation
thla foremost of American biologists was
called to hla authoritative association with
Johna Hopkins university.
FRESH AIR IN SCHOOLS.
Why Not Practically Illustrate Les
sons In Hyarlen.
With all the theoretical knowledge pre-
aumed to be In possession of the world
today, relative to the merits of fresh air,
saya the New York Tribune, an astonish
ing number of persona seem to be very
much afraid of It. If thla apparent Ignor
ance were confined to thoae whoae knowl
edge of the laws of health It might pardon
ably be considered rudimentary, the sur
prise would not be so great, but It Is mor
than atrange that so msny well Informed
cltisens take special pains to keep the fresh
air out of their living rooms, and, particu
larly out of sleeping rooms.
It might be presumed that In the schools,
at least, proper attention would be paid
to so Important a subject, yet. If we are
to bel'eve Dr. Luther Gullck and be prob
ably would have little difficulty In prov
ing the general connection In two-thirds
of the schools of the country the child
ren are sitting In rooms the windows of
which are nailed shut. In classrooms full
of foul air teachers are Instructing pupils
in physiology and hygiene, explaining to
them the merits of that wonderful natural
remedy, oxygen, and then, perhaps, won
derlng how It Is that they are so lifeless
that they seem unable to grasp a simple
For the treatment of tuberculosis the
value of fresh sir Is generally recognized.
If It Is so beneficial to the ailing, curing
unaided a disease once considered Inevit
ably fatal, and doing this even In the
more advanced stages, what may it not
r depended upon to do In the way of
pre venting tha thouaand one other
dtaeasea which aelse upn the body when
it la in a weakened condition aa a direct
reault of breathing bad air? A little leaa
theory and a little more practice in tha
teaching of hien in the achools might
between the two echoole, aa well
f Js fenead with
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fix In the pupils habits which would add
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and all future generatlona.
VIRGINIA NEGRO SCHOOLS.
Scarcity of Competent Teacher a
One of the state examlnera eatimates
that at leaat one-half of the colored tetch
era of Virginia are unltcenaed emergency
teachers. This condition has made a very
unfavorable Impression upon the board of
examiners, reports the Southern Work
man. Some are advocating separate exam-
lnatlona and lower grade certificates to les
sen the clerical work of the examiners and
at the same time secure more licensed col
ored teachera. No serioua distinction haa
yet fceen made between the white and col
ored teachera to certificates; but we
predict that unleaa there are signs of Im
provement such a course will be taken In
the near future.
What obtains In Virginia 'no holds
throughout the south. In many cases to an
even more deplorable extent. The educa
tion of the colored people in the south has
not kept pace with that of the white peo
ple. The lines of divergence are widening
more and more. An absolutely double sys
tem In every way is likely to be adopted,
unless steps are taken to properly prepare
more colored teachers. The day has come
when the colored people themselves must
begin to shoulder their burdena and plan
for their own educational betterment In
the public schools; but they can do little
unless public sentiment In the states awak
ens to the fact that even the five grades
now taught In the majority of the colored
schools cannot be maintained unleaa teach
era can be prepared to teach them. The
supply of teachers for rural schools In other
parts of the country cornea largely from
the high schools. Better equipped primary
schools and more high achools with normal
training classes for colored pupils would
go ftr toward removing the present diffi
culty. Colorado Col I e sre.
The Junior and senior students In
mining engineering In Colorado college
have gone to Cripple Creek for field work
during the Easter vacation. The seniors
will sample and report on the Sundown
Lode claim on Raven hill, and will also
sample several mine dumpa and blocks of
ground which are for lease In the dis
trict. The Juniors will make survey of
the A nchorla- Leland mine, of whlrh
Earl Howbert, a graduate of the college,
Is superintendent. These same students
have Juat finished a cloned aurvey of the
present workinga of the Monument Val
ley Coal company'a mine northeast of the
city, and have the map ready for the
company to send to the state mine In
The Unlverallv of Virginia haa heeA auc.
reaaful In raising a fund of $1,000,000 for a
memorial to Thomaa Jefferson.
Henry H. P. Severln. instructor in in.
ology and aaalstant In economic entomol
ogy In the Ohio Siale univeraity, began
ma career as a newsooy in Milwaukee.
Frank Graham Thompson of the claaa of
ffi. has presented Harvard university with
$50,000 for salaries In the department of
history and government, with the eapeclal
Intention of improving the instruction in
In one of the evening schools of New
York City, snd since lest October, Aunt
Mllle Barrow, aged 6t. has learned to read,
write and do sums on the slate. "She haa
been a model pupil," saiys the school's
That the Rev. Dr. Marion lrov Bur
ton, pastor of the Church of the Pilgrima,
In Brooklyn, will probably aucceed tiie
Rev. Dr. L. Clark geelye as president of
Smith college, waa the announcement of
prominent members of the Smith college
board of trustees.
George Shims, the "potato king'' of Cali
fornia celebrated hla advent aa a resident
of Berkeley by aending to President Benja
min Ide Wheeler of the University of Cali
fornia, a cneck ror sibo. 1 ne money la to
be used to equip a room In the university
Infirmary to be known aa the Bhlma room
and to be uaed generally by any atudent.
HEROIC STATUE OF INGERSOLL
Memorial af Famaaa Orator tn Be
Reared tn HI Horn
Tribute to the memory to Colonel Robert
G. Ingrrsoll Is to be paid by the erection
In Peoria, 111., of a statue of him In bronso
for which the large model has Juat been
completed by Mr. Frederick K. Tricbel, a
sculptor of New York.
Colonel Ingersoll lived for many years
in Propria and It was while he was prafe
tlclng aa a lawyer there that attention waa
firat drawn to hla oratorical powera. On ac
count of hi genial nature he was exceed
ingly popular In the place, where he was
long a resident. The project to erect a
memorial to him was broached as far back
as 1899, shortly after his sudden death at
Dobbs Ferry, N. Y.. snd the aasoctatton
having It In hand haa at last been aole to
see Its plans neir realisation.
Mr. Triebel knew Colo nil Ingersoll Well,
having lived In Peoria at the same time,
his choice ss sculptor being therefore pe
culiarly appropriate. The prims mover In
the erection of the memorial la Mr. K. T.
Baldwin, president of the Ingeraoll Monu
Tha atatua ia to be placed in Glen Oak
park amid sylvan aurroundlnga, for Colonel
Ingeraoll waa diatlnguiahed by hla love of
nature. The poae Is one whlrh Colonel
Ingersoll often assumed In his lectures, and
conveys the Impression of the keen mind
and the Incisive wit which' animated him,
combined with an unconscious grace. Life
long rriends of the colonel say that the
likeness Is an excellent one. The statue la
of heroic slxe, and when cast In metal will
represent an outlay of 110.000. .The com
mittee will also arrange for a pedestal.
On account of hla peraonal association
with the subject, Mr. Tricbel, the sculptor,
has been especially Interested In the work.
He haa had many Important commissions,
and waa In 190S elected an academician ot
merit of the Royal academy of San Lucca.
Robert Green Ingersoll, to whom after
ten years this monument Is to' be reared,
was once the center of a storm of discus
sion and was often vehemently attacked
on account of hla assaults upon retlglou
beliefs. Of late years the bltterncas of
controversy has been largely forgotten, and
he haa been spoken of by many with af
fectionate regard on account of his kindly
nature and his many acta of unobtrusive
charity. New York Herald.
A Life Sentence
of suffering with throat and lung trouble
Is quickly rommunted by Dr. King's New
Discovery. 50c and $1.00. For sate by
Beaton Drug Co.
Nebraska Military Academy
A Military Uoaralng School fur
boys, now located for the winter st
Fourteenth snd U streets. All de
partments sre In full operation.
A good place for boy who don't
fit In public school. No entrance
examinations are given; regular
clasa work la aupplemeotad by In.
dividual Instruction; back work la
eaally made up.
Pupils ar received at any time
from fifth to twelfth grade, Inclu
aiv Writ for Catalogue.
S. . EATWslD, apertatadent,
Kearney Military Academy
A boy's progress depend upon his com
fort and the interest be take In hi work
W first mak our boy comfortable,
then make their work Interesting, provide
healthy outdoor sports and social tunc
Our discipline and training tend ta
build character, create habit of obedi
ence, punctuality, neatness and S sans
Thorough Instruction; healthful loca
tion; large gymnasium; modern, fireproof
buildings. Writ today for Hi ua Hated
uut sr. BvasriA. si sad Maatar,
Information concerning th ad
vantages, rates, extent of cur
riculum and other data about tne
best school and collage can b
obtained from th
School and College InformaUoi
Bureau of the Omaka Bee
All Information sbsolutely free
and Impartial. Catalogue of any
particular school chaurfully fur
nished upon request.
la Tabor Colleger In the town of Tabor,
located only SS mile south of CouaoU
muffs, nine miles from Malvern on the
main line of the C, B. eV. Q. hty., with
which it is connected by tiie Tabor Si
northern BallroaA, running two trains a
day each way. Vor estaloguse, address
Tabor Oollsg. Tabor, Iowa.
GRAND ISLAND . COLLEGE
Regular college preparatory courses.
Music, Art, and Commercial couraea ut
tered. Healthful location. Expenses .nod
erale. Catalogue sent on request. Ask us
about the school. Addreaa, St. Cleor
utaerlaad, President. "
GRAND ISLAND, NEBRASKA
THE WOLCOTT SCHOOL
rourtscath Avena and Marlon St
Peaver, Colorado. Not a low priced
school. Heat equipped private achool
In tlio west. Highest standard of
scholarship. Diploma admits to Wei
lealey, Yassar, fcmlth, in addition t
neatein untveraillea Introductory
Wtia inn nay aln Medal Flans
n lira tt Is WaahanrnCra-' UI4
Medal Flnr. Tatl la Insartnl,
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