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VOI XXXIX NO; v 1J3.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER G, 1909-SLXTEEN PAGES.
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r TEDDY EALSE
Widespread Report that j Fonner
President Was Killed in Africa
ITS ORIGIN IS DJ DOUBT
First Story Said Mr. Robinson Waa
Notified by Cable.
HE MAKES PROMPT DENIAL
ays He nag No Information and Dis
ALL NE7TS SOURCES CANVASSED
(Jnnf lilrntlnl Information Makrs
I'r.irdrnllf Certain that Noth
ing; Has Come to United
State hy Cable.
YORK, Nov. 5 Another on
apparently absurd rumors that boh
. Imost every tim a pn.rninent man
i i ut of dlivct ton )i '.vlth the world
M'''p;l!rr rv r 'ho rrmn.ry today Cnn
m. .'nr.i e Vlf il. i,t Roosevelt. This
1- . -c -t;i h!nl It tluit ,4tr. Roosevelt
'Mil 1; I d In AfrW-n, and because of
d:H'fn of African hunting, freshly
I - pr ut il n iho public mind by Mr.
HoosevtiL'. mnvaftlr articles, there wos
m.ni" un'HHinrfs until Douglas Robinson,
Mr. Rooev i;'s hro'.hr r-ln-law, Kald em-pWVW-H
lv that ho took no Mock In such
t!r. Robinson branded the first vague
reports of the day as false, and when In
formed tonlKht that later rumors from
the shadow land of newspaperdom had It
thatv (Mr. Robinson) had been advised
by cable of Mr. Koosevelt's death, he au
thorized another vigorous denial. If any
thing had happened to his Illustrious
brother-in-law. Mr. Robinson was sure he
would hear of It Immediately and accord
ingly hn ppcd no credit In the. reports
of today. Magaxlne editors and other as
sociates of Mr. Roosevelt In New York
took the same view.
It was pointed out also that the colonial
office In London would ha promptly ad
vlted of any mishap to Mr. Roosevelt, and
us nothing had been heard there this was
tnk'n as an additional Indication that
rumor was merely a news sprite from the
fli.ld of tie sixth sense. According to
latest cable dispatches Mr. Roosevelt Is
hunting on tie Ouaslnsishii plateau - and
will return to Londlanl In about five
Confidential Information from a source
whore r "liability cannot be question was
obtained here early this afternoon mak
ing It apparently absolutely certain that
no tidings of any ml-iinp to Mr. Roosevelt
have reached thin country by any of thi
oi-eun cubkis. Tlils eeuis to establish t!io
lact thit t; e ru'itor Is without founda
tion. Ilnmor . Reaches Washington. . ,
WASHINGTON. Nov. 6. A rumor that
i-Proldenl Theodore Roosevelt l.as been
killed on his hunting trip In Africa Waa
afloat In Washington this morning, but
dlllnt warch failed to discover the
lightest foundation for It. Inquiries from
many parts of the country make It evident
that the rumor is widespread. At the
Smithsonian Institution, not the slightest
word of such a faallty or even of an accl
.dent had been received. The State depart
ment. which would be most likely to be
notified by its consular representatives In
Africa, had received no such news.
London Sol . Informed.
TINDON. Nov. 5.-The East AMcan de
partment of the Colonial office has hearu
tiplllng of any accident to Mr.
Thu officials state that It Is conceivable
thai anything serious could have happened
to him and the fact not be reported by
the governor to the Colonial office.
. Lid Harrington, who is a cousin of
l ililiam N. McMillan, said today that she
Pad not received word of any harm to
lr. Roosevelt. Mr. McMillan has a rancn
Juja. near Nalrlobl, Brutsn ) cam.
I entertained the kooiovbil
tmi there. The American embassy here
I teceived no word concerning the
4 Roosevelt patty.
Location of Hunting; Party.
Unless the plans of the party have been
changfd Colonel Roosevelt should be now
on the Unas Inglshu plateau. He left
Londlanl with several companions on Oc
tober 26, ar.tvtng at Aldana ravine on the
Cj la.t word from his Immediate party
was from Aldana ravine and was received
In this country by way of Nairobi on Oc
tober L'T. At that time the party was pre
paring to p oc.ed Immediately (or Quas
InviHiu ila.eau. It was planned to return
to nd.ar.l In five weeka.
Ti o tJuns lt.gshu plateau la a vast open
r.la!. l i ll e north of Klsumt province. It
lh cox rid with grass and fringed on ail
sUirs wi:ti tr es. It affords some of the
best giax.ng lands In the British protec
ting e an,l la a hunting ground the visit to
wi icii l ad been eagerly anticipated by
Colon I Roosevelt.
Th direct route had not been determined,
so far as Is known, when the party left
A Ma' a ravine, but working westward by
the most likely path the party would In a
v. ry few days be at Nandl Bonn, which Is
it hilt.sh military atatlon.
News of their arrival at this point might
b.t loe.ible through native runners In the
employ of the Uriilsh military authorities,
but nothing has been received so far as
l known through these channels.
-MOWS THAVKI.S 1.1KB A FLASH
Snr.p, over Stat and Brines la.
(qalrles to The lie.
The rumor that former President Rooso
w.ia killed In Africa spread, not only
our Omaha, but over the state of N
l aka with lightning-like rapidity.
K uicrly had The Bm published the As
sociated lress report saying that a rumor
to that effect was circulated In Washing
ton, than the editorial rooms were be
feUgtd with Inquires 3Ver the telephone
from Omaha and various portions of the
sute. asking about It.
Tl.c published report la fortified by the
siati iiunt that the rumor Is not confirmed
ai d ptutabiy Is incorrect, but this did not
. i;ise public anxiety.
ilcaiorraf Coutrol aarrtdan.
M'KHIDAV. Win K.w K , ,vl I
- - ' - - . . ..
A The democrats elected J. J. O'Marr mayor
, r and carried every ward ror aldermen.
This gives the democrats complete control
of tha affairs of the city. Tha republicans
were ubld to unite on tluir candidate
and th democratlo walkaway results
Know if West is
Senator from Rhode Island Says His
Trip is Intended to Be
' Education. -
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. B. Attached to
the Chicago special on th Pennsylvania
railroad, which arrived In this city from
New York today, was a special car carry
ing Senator Nelson W. Aldrich, who Is Just
beginning his long-promised tour of the
west as chairman of the monetary com
mission. "Enemy's country," said the senator, re
pealing an Inquiry. "I eont know that
there la an enemy's country. I am going
west to find out. We are beginning a great
undertaking In connection with our finan
cial sj-htem and all of our ninety millions
of people are Interested.
"1 want to ascertain the sentiment of
the entire country of the west as well as
the east. I go to learn rather than to
teach, or rather. I should say, to cultivate
a friendly relationship.
"I want the people to know what our
alms are, to be intelligent about our work
and to be prepared to co-operate with us.
I hope and believe we shall not find si:
The Aldrich party, which Includes Assis
tant S"ret.iry of the Treasury Norton. Ic
dii.. to arrive In Chicago tomorrow. Bo
fore the Commercial club the first meet
ing will take place.
The Journey will take about two weeks
and the Itinerary Includes stops at a num
ber of Important cities of the middle west,
including Omaha on November 10.
The senator has found It necessary to de
cline Invitations from some political or
ganisations, including the Hamilton club
of Chicago, because the tour Is of a purely
business and official nature, the senator
H. S. Priest, Prominent St. Louis
Lawyer, Assaults Adversary
8T. LOUIS, Nov. S.-H. S. Priest, for
mer Judge of the United States district
court, was fined o00 today for assaulting
a fellow attorney during a session of Judge
Muench'a division of the St. Louis circuit
court yesterday. h..e cffendlng attorney
was further disbarred from practicing In
the dlvUlon In which the row occurred un
til a formal public apology Is consum
mated. . Judge Priest Is widely known as oounacl
for the Waters-PIcrce Oil company, the
Un'ted Railways of" St. Louis and other
lnrgo Interests. He was arguing a case on
behalf of the latter concern before Judge
Muenrh when John A. Gilliam, an attorney
for certain 'land holders, challenged the
acouracy of one of Judge Priest's state
ferrts. Infuriated at the Interruption, Judge
Priest rushed at Gilliam and struck the
latter aa he was rising from a chair. Gil
liam fell with such force that the ohalr
was broken and be has been under the
caro of a physician since.
Party Favoring Immediate Independ
ence Has Majority in
MANILA, Nov. 6. Practically completo
returns from the recent election Indicate
that tho assrmbiy will be composed of
60 nationalists, 13 progressists and 6 Inde
pendents. The nationalists also gained four
provincial governors over the number
elected by the party at the last election.
The nationalists Flood for the Immediate
Independence of the islands.
LODGE SIGNAL IN COURT
HELD TO BE CONTEMPT
Defendant Arqoltted Br Jnrr, Dnt
Jndge Sends Him to
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. E. Because he
gave the "distress signal" of a secret so
ciety in court here today, Adolph Mosko
vltz, plaintiff In a litigation Involving a
small amount of money, after- the Jury
had returned a verdict In his favor waa
sent to prison for contempt of court.
He waa detected giving signals to the
Jurors and admitted the signals were used
by a secret order of w hich he was a mem
FATHER SH0T SON GONE
John Bearler of Moseatlne Fonnd la
Bed with Bollet Through
MUSCATINE, la.. Nov. 6-John Begler.
aged fA was found by his wife early today
with a bullet through his head. Appar
ently he had been In bad health for some
time. A son. Prank, who had repeatedly
quarreled with his father, cannot be lo
cated by the officers.
Stung by a Pretty Girl
or Why Arc Men So Easy?
The girl left her Pullman at Union sta
tion after the conductor had called "all
aboard." She dashed across the platform
toward the station, or rather, toward a
man she saw standing behind the Iron
grating. The man taw her coming and
wondered that such a pretty miss should
single him out among the crowd. He did
not know her.
"Please, mister." she said as she held out
her hand toward him, "will you mall these
letters for meT I'm afraid I'll miss my
Before the man knew it he had a packet
of thick missives In his hand and was
feasting his eyes on the trim figure of the
girl aa she hsatened back across the tracks
to her train.
"Sure, I'd do anything for a girl like
her." he said to hlmswlf.
The Chicago special pulled out of the
SECOND TERM CRY
President Taft is Greeted with tha
Yell "Four Years More" at
ARMY AND NAVY LATH
Executive Makes Hit in Address a.
START MADE FOR CHARLESTON
Party Leaves for Capital of South
Carolina at 2 p. m.
WASHINGTON'S GUNS SALUTE HIM
Revolutionary Relies I'aed In Dem
onstratlon In Sail on River
Passes Refore School
SAVANNAH. Ga.. Nov. 5. -In firing a
salute to President Taft as he was being
taken down the river here today two men,
Charles Hanson, white, and Cornelius
Hamilton, colored, were badly Injured by
the explosion of the cannon. Hanson will
probably lose an eye and the negro a hand.
A part of the cannon passed over the
revenue cutter on which the president had
SAVANNAH, Ga.. Nov. 5. President
Taft, up until nearly i o'clock this morn
ing as a result of an elaborate banauet
served In his honor last night at the Desoto
hotel, slept late today and delayed the
start of the program of sightseeing ar
ranged for his last day In Savannah by
nearly an- hour. The president left at 2
o'clock this afternoon for Charleston.
The Gordon residence, where the presi
dent stayed during hla visit here, was
guarded throughout the night by a de
tachment of police ard this morning while
Mr. Taft slept the tide of trafflo waa
turned down other thoroughfares. A crowd
of several thousand persons gathered aa
near the residence as the police would
permit them, to catch glimpses of the chief
Tho river trip ended, the president was
taken for a fast ride over the automobile
course where the Grand Prise races were
run last fall. The ride ended at Thunder
bolt Casino, where luncheon was served.
On the way back to the station to take
the train for Charleston the president
passed before all the school children of
Mr. Taft made a very happy speech at
the banquet early this morning. He was
the last on the long program. At one time
during his speech there were cries of
"second term" and the old Cleveland yell
of "four years more." The president said
he had the same friendly expressions from
another audience In tha District of Co
. "Therefore," he added. amid, laughter.
"I accept such a demonstration as an evi
dence of profound good fellowship and wel
come and appreciate It, and I pass over
the matter of Judgment and power."
The president made a great hit with his
audience by referring to "Ty" Cobb, the
famous batsman of the Detroit American
league base ball team, as one of the dis
tinguished citizens of Georgia.
Lands Army and Navy.
The president paid a tribute to the
United States army and navy and agreed
with Rear Admiral Sperry, who had re
sponded to a toast to the navy, that there
was no act "In the wonderfully useful
inspiring administration of Theodore Roose
velt to which we are more Indebted than
the sending of the sixteen battleships
around the world."
Referring to the Panama canal the presi
dent repeated the promise he made before,
that It will be completed by January 1,
1915. The president said it took a strong
man to supervise the work aa secretary
ot war, so he chok a southerner, Mr.
Dickinson, a man of wonderful Ingenuity
and a "steam engine In breeches." It was
when the president said he hoped the
Panama canal could be hurried to com
pletion during his term of office that the
cry of "four year more" came from the
"I don't wonder that every smile I see
in Georgia Is broader than when I was
here In January," said the president.
"With 16-cent cotton you can be enthusl-
astlc to the point of exuberance and people
will understand why.
"I cannot help feeling (perhaps my head
is a little bit swelled and I am too prone
to that sort of thing), there Is some
thing personal In ths reception I have re
ceived In Georgia and In this city, and that
It grows out of my expressed wish to do
what little I can as the chief magistrate
of this nation to show to Georgia and her
sister southern states that In the adminis
tration of the government at Washington,
she Is as much a part as the state of Ohio."
LOW MAY SUCCEED REID
Former Mayor of New York Refasea
to nisenas Report He Will
Head London Embassy.
NEW YORK, Nov. 6.-Seth Low, former
mayor of New York city and ex-presldent
of Columbia university, would not discuss
today the reoort emtnatinsr from London
that he had been selected to succeed of the sheepmen, how they took the herd
Whltelaw Reld as Ambassador to the i " P11" Chaperal. Elmer and . Jules
court of St. James.
station ,and on Its observation plat
form the man had a last glimpse of his
pretty friend of the depot.
"It's funny she chose me to mail her let
ters," he thought as he went In search of
a mall box. "She knew I'd be glad to do
It. Any fellow would."
He found a mall box after walking two
blocks. In the meantime he had asked a
policeman, a newsboy and a cab driver
where the closes', one waa located. He held
the letters In his hand ready to start them
on their various ways.
"Huh. that's funny," he muttered. "She's
a clever girl anyway you put It." Then he
started down the street again.
"I don't mind the 12 cents." ho said to
himself," but It's a confounded nuisance
to be bothered with bunting up a drug
store for six measely stamps when a fellow
has other things to do."
. .Sfifei 8 fffl HJtS l fell?- . .ll.
From the Washington Herald.
STATE UNCOVERS ITS II AND
Opening Address at Basin, Wyo., in
WITNESSES GRANTED IMMUNITY
Tsvo Men, Parrle and Keyes, for
Their Testimony Will Not be
Prosecuted for Their Part
In Sheepmen's Murder
BASIN, Wyo.. Nov. S.-(Special Tele
gramsJudge Parmalee this morning called
the case of Herbert Leroy Brink, a cattle
man, charged with the murder of "Joe"
Alleman, a sheepman of Ten Sleep, Wyo.,
April 2, 1909. Every person In any manner
having connection of any Important char
acter with tha case was In- the court room.
Owing to the diligence of tha prosecution,
Brink faced a merciless recital of facta,
st'ch as few defendants are called upon to
Brteav haa a .pleasing and engaging smile
which seems to be habitual. When one
gases squarely In hla face, there Is a gener
ous mouth, neither firm nor weak; airong,
prominent nose; large, full, pleasant steel
giay eyea, and broad, high forehead. He
alts at a long table surrounded by his
counsel, at the head of which Is H. S.
Rldgley, senior counsel for the defense.
Directly back of the chair, at the press
table, this morning sat a woman In black.
Behind a long, sweeping widow's veil was
the face of one that has a deep Interest
in the outcome of this trial. The widow of
Allemand held a baby In her arms and
followed the proceedings closely.
E. E. Enterline, senior counsel for the
prosecution, presented his case to the jury.
When he reached the point where he de
scribed the death of Allemand, Mrs. Alle
mand was obliged to withdraw from the
It had been rumored that two of the de
fendants, Keyes and Farris, had turned
state's evidence, but not until .this morning
was it certain that this waa true. The
state announced that immunity had been
granted to the two men, Charles Far its
and Albert Keyes, for a confession which
enabled the state to secure the evidence it
Intends to present and the witnesses,
tlilrty-six In all, who would be brought in
Starting with the 2d day of April, Attor
ney Enterline showed the meeting of the
seven defendants at Keyes' house, one of
the seven, and traced the plot through to
He toid of finding the bracks of seven or
eight men on horseback leading up to a
point near the scene of the crime, of
marks on treea where as many horses were
tied. He told of finding Allemand's body
in the ashes of his wagon, arms and legs
burned off, torso charred, the gold crowned
teeth which a Billings dentist Identified, of
the top of Allemand's skull being burned
off, the face unrecognizable. He told of
the gun shot wounds and their location on
Then the lawyer described how the seven
men had been assigned each his portion
of the night's work, cutting of telephone
wires to prevent communication by per
sons resldlrg nearby. One of these was
Porter Itmb, who resided at the Green
place, who heard the cries of "Throw up
The evidence would show, he said, that
Brink pulUd the sage brush with which the
fires were started that burned the wagons
Laser, after awakening them from their
sieep, ordering them to make a light and
drrss. then placing two armed men over
them; how thty proceeded to Emege's
"We will tell you later who these two
armed guards were," he said. He gave a
graphic account of the meeting of the
seven men at Keyes' house, at which Brink
Is alleged to have said: "I hope they
(meaning the sheepmen) won't come over.
There will be something doing If they do."
Mr. Enterline then stated that Uorg
Sabln had planned the whole thing, and
traced tha movements of the seven men on
that Friday, The evidence, be claimed,
would show that Keyes said to Farris at
Keyes' house: "We are going to ditch
the sheepmen tonight." Sabln and Brink
were to go to the wagon known as the
north wagon and capture Emge and Alle
mand. A single shot was to be the signal.
Delta t psiloa Concludes.
BOSTON. Nov. t. The closing sesslona
of the Dulta (Jpsllon fraternity's seventy
fifth annual conference was hsld In this
city today. Little businsss emed Uft over
for the last day, and sightseeing trips
wr planned for the afternoon. Tonight
the celebration will close with a banquet
at which several distinguished member of
the fraternity will be th speakers, In
cluding Governor Hughes of New York
and Pres'dent Faunc ot brown university.
Will it Come to This?
G ass away Mob
State Troops and Sheriff Get the
Two Prisoners Out of Town
by a Ruse.
GASSAWAY, W. Va., Nov. B. The resi
dents of this town awoke today to find the
two negroes under arrest In connection
with the brutal assault on Mrs. A'.bert
Lockhold at Exchange, near here, last
Wednesday, had been taken from the Jail
here, placed aboard a special train and
started for the county prison at Sutton,
Before t o'clock this morning the negroes,
surrounded by National guardsmen from
Sutton and deputy sheriffs, and acoom
psnled by Governor Glascock, members ot
his staff and the mayor of this place, were
taken from here.
. By using unfrequented thoroughfares, the
party reached the tracks of the Coal A
Coke railroad without trouble. Here a
special train of work cars was In waiting
and the trip to Button, the eounty seat,
The negroes, believed to be A. Johnson
and Soott Lewis, will be given a prelimi
nary hearing at that plaoe thla afternoon.
For tho present National ' guardsmen,
under orders of the governor, will con
tinue to protect the men from summary
vengeance at the hands of a mob.
of Stetson Case
Alfred Farlow Says Action of New
York Church Will Not Affect "
BOSTON, Nov. K While the future con
duct of the mother church regarding the
set Ion of the tr.enbrs of the First Church
of Christ, Scientist, of New York In ac
cepting the report of the committee which
Inquired Into the teachings and practices
of Mrs. Augustus F. Stetson Is not known
here, two of the leaders In this city believe
the action In New York yesterday will
produce good results.
Alfred Farlow, chairman of the commit
tee on publication, said today:
"As I understand the situation, the opin
ion of the New York church concerning the
findings of the mother church does not
in any way affact these findings. As a
matter of course, It Is not within Jurisdic
tion to foresee and foretell the future eon
duct of the mother church In respect to
the New York situation.
"It is to be hoped that In time all con
cerned will agree that the mother church
Is correct In Its findings; that Is, that
all will agree with the mother church as
to what constitutes the true teachings and
practice of Christian Science. Chrlst'an
Scientists will wait trustingly and patiently
for that end."
Students Strike for Single
Sessions and Solid Food
CLEVELAND, O., Nov. -All-day ses
sions, broken only by pink tea luncheons
at high pries, Is the grievance of the 600
pupils of the West High school, whose
strike was recessed at the close of the
ftchool week this afternoon until Monday
morning. A meeting of the school board
has been called for Monday morning to
consider the complaints of the students,
which resulted In their walking out last
The main grievances of the boys is
against forenoon and afternoon sessions.
They want to work during the afternoons.
The girls are objecting to the price on the
luncheon menu, although th boya of the
foot bull squad assert that they cannot
cover their colors with glory on cream
puffs and caramel Ice cream or en pickles
at 1 cent each. Cup cakes and orange Ices,
they declare, ar unmanly. As to the
double sessions the girls also have some
complaint. They maintain that th art of
domestic science, such as cooking, sweep
ing and washing dishes at horn Is sadly
neglected when they ar compelled to
remain In th class room all day.
TUBE BURSTS ON BATTLESHIP
Accident Interferes with Second Test
of the Dakota.
FOUR MEN ARE SCALDED
Speed for First Three Honrs Well
Above Contract Requirement and
Equal to It Last Hour with
Four Boilers Ont.
PORTSMOUTH, N. H., Nov. 5. As the
new battleship North Dakota waa com
pleting Its four-hour endurance run at a
twenty-one-knot gait off the New England
coast today, with the battleship speed
championship of America almost In Its
grasp, a. boiler room accident robbed It of
the laurels and sent It scurrying Into this
port to land four Injured men. The big
ship, nevertheless, exceeded Its contract
requirement of 21 knots an hour, making
a. 71 In the first two hours, 21.61 In the
third hour and 21 knots flat as it hurried
In on the fourth hour to this port.
The Injured men are:
William H. Grange, water tender.
John Souden, coal passer.
A. Peterson, fireman.
Peter MoConnell, fireman.
rVuden was badly scalded, and when
landed this afternoon was suffering In
tensely. Tho. North Dakota Jogged out of port
shortly after sunrise today, and at 1
o'clock It was well south of Mohtgan.
Shortly after the trial began. On the first
two hours the engines developed 82,000
horse-power and the water rate waa well
above the contract. A few minutes after
the battleship had passed Cape Ann, and
while It W'as entering the fourth hour of
Its test, a seven-Inch tube In one of the
lower row of boilers blew out and filled
the room with steam. The engineers Im
mediately cut off four of the fourteen
boilers. As soon as the extent of the In
Jurlrs of the firemen hed been ascertained
the North Dakota was swun around and
hrnded back up the coast for this port,
where It was known a good harbor could
be reached shortly after the expiration of
the time limit. All of the Injnred men
bravely urged the enplneer force to disre
gard their injuries ard keep the battleship
on Its work. Under the ten boilers twenty
one knots was maintained for the balane.i
of the time, and at 4 o'clock the North
Dnko'a steamed Into this harbor and sent
the Injured men ashore.
The defective tube was replsced and ar
rangements were made to leave at mid
night for the twenty-four-hour run at a
speed of nineteen knots an hur.
The battleship Is expected at Boston
lightship at midnight tomorrow and dur
ing the run It will be decided whether
there will be a continuation of the trials
and whether the four-hour test will be re
peated. Although the North Dakota fulfilled Its
contract today, Its builder, the Fore River
Ship Rulldlng company of Oulncy, Mss.
Is anxious to see what It ran do on a four
hour test with Its usual stesm equipment
Nearro Sentenced for Life.
LIMA, O., Nov. 6. John VV. Beam, a
negTo attorney, was today sentenced to life
Imprisonment for the murder of Mrs. Maul
Dllts (white), a client.
Fearing that many might be won over
by pedagogic eloquence the strikers today
voted against a recommendation to return
provisionally and made a rush on a field
of weeds nearby and adopted the cockle
burr as their emblem. These were stuck
upon their lapels as a token of their de
terminate tc "stick" to the caufe of
slngi sessions and solid food at reason
School Director Orr finally announced
that he was in favor of abolishing the
I lunch room concession and have the Board
of Education supply wholesome lunches
at cost. The director also visited the high
school lunch room today and recommended
It Is expected that a mass meeting of the
parents of the strikers will be ield next
Wednesday, when the question of double
or single sessions will be left to them
In a referendum vote. This plan may be
altered, however, by possible action of
the Board of Education In the meantime.
All of the strikers are above the age
which would give the school officials legal
authority to compel their attendance.
ON TV0 JUDGES
Sullivan and Fawcett Running Close
Tog-ether with Chances in Favor
of Republican Candidate.
SEVENTY-SEVEN COUNTIES ARE IN
These Show Difference of 113 Be
tween the High and Low Men.
SALINE'S VOTE FOR DEMOCRATS
Holt Will Also Favor the Democratic
OFFSETS FROM OTHER COUNTED
Final Canvass In Adonis County
Shows Loss of Five Hundred for
Faweett Barnes and
Returns from seventy-seven counties ot
Nebraska '.ndlcato that the finish in the
Judicial fight between the high man on
the democratic side and the low man on
the republican side will be extremely closo.
The totals In these counties give Sullivan
M.376 and Fawcett S3.4S9, a difference of
113. Tho figures Include Adams county,
where the democrats gave the republicans
a hard Jolt. There yet remain of the largor
counties which msy favor the democrats
Holt and Saline. Saline went about 200 for
Sullivan and about 150 for Good and Dean.
Holt county will probably give 230 for
Sullivan, but the other counties yet out
will more than offset these two, according
to Irscompleter eturns.
Barnes and Sedgwick are elected be
yond a doubt.
LINCOLN, Nov. B. (Special.) William
Hayward, chairman of the republican atate
committee, made tho following statement
"We are of course very much gratlflc!
at the clean sweep our entire state ticket
has made. We have stuck to our origin il
ftgureof about 2,000 majority for our low
men and 15.000 for our high man, Regent
Allen, and this will not be far from right.
"We started Into the campaign on tha
theory that Nebraska was a very close
state." When It Is considered that we lost
our governor by a big majority, our presl-'
dential electors by a substantial majorlt
and that the legislature was overwhelm
ingly democratic, with an even break of
three and three on the congressmen, those
who say the state Is republican by 2B.090
must have poor memories. The highest
majority we ever received on tha head of
the ticket, not counting Roosevelt, was
less than K.OOO. Since we redeemed the
state in 1900 our average majorities on the
head of the ticket have been about 10,000,
as shown by the following figures:
"Starting In 1000 and giving majorities
In round numbers on head of the ticket
straight through as follows: Deltrlch, 800;
Sedgwick, 12.000; Mickey. 5,000; Barnes, lfl,
000; Mickey, S.000; Letton, 24.000; Sheldon.
12.000; Reese. 24,000; Sheldon lost by 7,000;
Barnes over Dean, S,(KX). In my Judgment,
with compete fusion against us, the state
In about 10,000 republican.
"In this election It Is again proven that
the republicans on county and state offices
are a good deal more Inclined to be non
partisan than the democrats. This Is proven
by the fact that in solid republican coun
ties all over the state the court house
Is half full of democratic county officers,
while In the solid democratic counties, like
Platte, no republican ever gets a "look
"It would be Interesting to know how
many republicans were voted for In this
election by such men as Mr. Bryan, Gover
nor Shallenberger, the World-Herald force
and other leading democrats, In spite of
their specious declaration In their state
platform advising all men to vote for the
ablest Judges regardless of political party.
There Is no question that many republicans
voted for the democratic candidates, being
deceived by the nonpartisan fake. I call
It a fake for the reason that the republi
can party from president down, Is the only
party which has ever, appointed any of
their opponents ro offlc when they had
the power. The democratic party Is non
partisan only In soll.'ly republican statei
snd at times when tho republican party is
In power In state or nation.
"The fraudulent circular, signed "Prog
ressive League," also hurt us materially
where we did not have time to answer It.
The vote was very light and we lost many
votes by reason of this condition.
"O.i the whole, you may say that we
are well satisfied to be in cne clear with
all of our ticket at the end of a cam
paign In which we were up against an
unusual number of roorbacks, frauds nnd
deceptive allurements put forth by tho
democratic managers, by which they hoped
to win by deceit as they did In 1308. Their
non-partisan theory was no Intended by
them to be a 'give and take' proposition,
but one In wiich they expected to take
"It was only our completo organization
In tho counties and precincts, our loyal
republican pre.-s throughout inn state and
li vc-l-l.ead d republicans everyw here that
crab ed us to expose their frauds and get
enough of our vote to the polls to win a
complete vlciory and take Nebraska out
of th) 'awkward iquad,' In which It was
pi c d Ly the democratlo victory last
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