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TIIE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: FEBRUARY IS. 1912.
HIGH SCHOOLDEBATES OPEN
Eerenty School Are How Members
j of the State league.
I HEW DETEICT IS FORKED
Oaes tiara af rtoeed hep Will Be
Dlsewsaed aad lirumnli are
ta Faralaa Data for
I All Trm
: IJNCOLN, Feb. K.-tSpedal.) The fifth
(nuns) contests of the Nebraska High
Bctaool Debating league, compoied of over
seventy scnools, easily the largest or
ganization of Iti kind In the United
Bute, began last evening with the east
central district contest between Ashland
and University Place. In all the twelve
districts Into which the state Is divided
debates will continue until the middle of
April, by which time the district cham
pionships will be decided which schools
have won ths honor of sending repre
sentatives to represent the school and
the district at the state championship de
bats at the University of Nebraska on
high school fete day next Mar-
Half Haadreil Contests.
: For ths district contests the schools
tiava been preparing sines early winter.
It will take ores half a hundred contests
to decide ths district champions. The
I winners In ths first series of debates will
i pair oft for ths second series, and where
there are six or more schools In a district
the second series winners meet hers to
Betsrmlne ths championship,
j New District Faraaed.
On account of ths sddltlon of new
Jnembers twenty-three schools have this
ymr Joined ths league that was organ
ised In J9QI with thirty members a new
district has been formed In what was
Iformerlv ths North Central district. The
.new district is named ths northeastern,
jit Includes Crelgbton, Pierce, Wayne,
Randolph and Hartlngton (a new mem
ber). Superintendent J. II. Kemp of
Wayne has been appointed director by
ths president of the league. Prof. M. M.
Fogg, professor of history at the sute
university. Ths North Central district Is
new composed of Nrligh and Madison
eld members and Albion, Tllden, New
man Grove, Fitllerton and Hooper.
In ths Central district Superintendent
W. H. Simons of Friend has been ap
pointed director In plane of Superintend
ent E. Cllpptnger of Button, which for
this year will not be an active member
of ths league.
Closed Ihep Issas Is Qaewtle.
Ths Mvs labor union question under de
bate all over ths stats this year Is:
Resolved, That the demand of organ
ised labor for ths closed shop should re
ceive ths support of publlo opinion.
To aid schools with limited library
faculties to get a firmer trip on facta
ion which to base arguments, abstracts
tf some fifty selected monographs and
rticlea havs been furnished ths league
schools through ths debating and public
discussion division of ths university ex
tension department. These abstracts
prepared under ths supervision of
sehedele ef Debates.
Too schedule of debates so far as they
have been definitely announced la the
twelve districts are ss follows: ,
(.unerlnuittUiit W. 11. Simons. Friend.
Geneve (affirmative), Tork at Geneva,
etromeburff osreoia at Kirovwri.
YUtnit (Winner of JMroSUburg-
lOsceoia debate). Kseter.
tinerlntendent J. N. Clark. Wseplng
I couth Omaha Fremont at couth
(Omaha, February at.
FlattsmouUf weeping water.
KAST CENTRA t. MSTRICT.
Skiiuirlnlenitent J. A. Woodard. Have-
I University Plarw-Ashland at Unrrer.
buy Place, February la. Won by Ash-
isno, 0 to ft. Winer miiiiw"f. wm, ,
linos. Unonln. - Teachers' College High
NtlKTllBKN llirri IWLTI .
uperlntendent Cells Oorby, O'Neill, dl-
f,or- .. ...
Members. Atsmson. u pmi, laifnum
NORTH CKNTRAl, DIHTRIOT.
unorlnlendeut L. B OberkotteT. Madl-
Members: Aim on. rauenoo. nuuifvi,
Oladienn. Nellsh, TIMen.
ftnnarlntendenl J. II. Kemp. Wayne,
w.viu iwiniiM- mit llartuurton-Ran-
I Principal J. A. Haana, eidnsy, director.
C7i ad ron-Crawford.
' Kuperlntenoent James A. Eastwood,
Edgar-Blue Hill, at Edgar.
ObiAwa-Wesurn, at Ohlows. Febru-
iHarny-DIIler. at Hardy.
eJOUTHKA STERN DISTRICT.
auperlntendeet George E. Martin. Ne
braska at, director.
Pawnee CTty-Tahl. Rook
I SOUTHWESTERN DMTRICT.
' Mnperlntendent C F. White. Trenton,
i Franklln-Mlnden. .
' McCook-Trenton. at MeOnelr March I
I ejuperlritendent IL E Bradford, Kear
i WEST CENTRAL DISTRICT.
Superintendent C F. Jones. Ord, di
rector. I Ord -St Faol.
' Blair and Ashland win hold an tnter
dlsuict debate et Blair next Friday even
ing r vdi wu j
i Ths South Omaha-Fremont contest at
South Omaha reeruarv a win stair me
.series m the eastern district.
NEWS NOTES FROM BEATRICE
Tee Ir Pnsaps est City Water
rtaat Are aim Fretles
, BEATRICE, Feb. H.-SpeetaL)-Ths
ws pomps at ths city water works,
which were Installed a few days ago tor
the new system, wars given a tryout last
avenlceT and proved very satisfactory.
After a few minor details are disposed
of ths water from lbs now Weils north of
the city win be turned on and given a
thorough test before ths city settle with
ths Matthews Construetloa company,
which constructed the plant.
. A. B- Bleoo, for ths last thirty-five years
A resident of Beatrice, died last evening
at bis hones hers, aged et years. Tuberca-
losts wss ths cause of death. He Is sur
vived by his widow and one daughter.
Mrs. A. O. Thurmaa of Topaka, Kan.
John Harold of L-wist on. No, who
won ths silver trophy at ths Nadonel
Cores show at Omaha for elhlhltlag ths
Vast ear of Cora, has Just finished testing
of bis eorn. and (send It
pbuatad kern sis and ha had served rune
of that s 81 germinated The corn I ttataVT for ssraerr
was grass ths are eg stn. and Mr. Her. I have feraed a cam
aid aejrs he has atsat Xjm asaehsas ot M. liana isKWIsd X mi
!mmtmmmimBmmmTmmm awase Mates sate. He mA Ida Xsaithr
SsEsjsaassssV - Jnassj Ja Ads iffty
Members Omaha Trade-Mark Coritel Board
p ft II ) II
ii , i
TOP ROW. LEFT TO ' RIGHT A. 3. EOGER8, X O. SIFORD. E. A HTGOINS. LOWER ROW. LEFT TO RIGHT J.
M. GUILD, A. L. GALE.
WIHIfEE . OF MAHUTACTimiBS
PENN P. FODREA.
MANY JOIN WOODMEN FIGHT
General Support Will Be Given in
Beiiitance of Hew Batei.
SLIGHT ADVANCE AGREEABLE
Kethaa Brrastela Will Os to Mlaas-
spells (enterenoe, bat Will tiot
'Adreeata eeeelen or
Modern Woodmen of Nebraska are be-
comltig thoroughly aroused over ths ad
vance In rats question and dally Nathan
Bernstein, chairman ot ths committee
named by ths camps pf Douglas county.
Is receiving hundreds of letters pledging
support In ths fight against new rats
rule adopted by ths head camp at Its
Chicago meeting. . -
Generally the letters received by Mr.
Bernstein, which corns from Individual
members throughout Nebraska and from
camp clerks. Indicate a willing neas to ac
cept a reaamiabla advance In rates, but
all are opposed to 100 to to per cent ad
vance proposed by ths head camp. Tpe
written of ths letters, as a rule, state
that they would not oppose a re-ratlng
If It applied to ths age of ths members
at ths time of joining ths order. However,
It does not, but re-rates each and every
member, making him pay an assessment
In accordance with his age at ths pres
ent tuns. For Instance. If a man Joined
ths order twenty years ago and at that
time was SS years of age. under ths new
plan ot re-ratlng. Instead ot paying the
years of age assessment, he Is re
quired to pay U per I1.0M Insurance per
month, ths highest assessment that can
Bernstein ta Minneapolis.
Nathan Bernstein, who last week was
selected by ths Modern Woodmen of
Douglas county to represent them at a
national convention ot Modern Wood
man, called for February n, to be held
la Minneapolis, there to protest against
ths action of ths head camp, wit leave
for that city early this week la order to
be oa the ground and alas up ths situ
ation that he may work for ths best In
terests of ths Modern Woodmen of Nebraska.
In Minneapolis a banquet of the Mod.
am Woodmen la to bo held the evening
of Washington's birthday. Mr. Bernstein
has been invited to attend and has been
assigned by tba Minneapolis committee
on arrangements to respond to ths toast:
"I Havs tihot My Arrow and liars Hurt
In going Into ths convention of the
Modem Woodmen at Minneapolis, Mr.
Bernstein will not propose any radical
action. That Is, ho will not advocate se-
eessloa and a withdrawal from ths Mod
em Woodmen with a view to the organi
sation of a new order, nor will he ad
vocate any action looking to the wreck
ing of the old order. He will urge action
that It Is hoped by Woodmen will cause
ths head camp to reconvene and rear
range Its plan of rating, giving members
ens that will not drive from the organisa
tion those who joined many years ago
and who have now reached an age where
It would be Impossible fur them to secure
Trade-Mark for Omaha
TO RIO L'BKD RT OMAHA MANUFACTURERS
TO DESIGNATE OMAHA
FORMER HASTINGS MAN
ARRESTED UN MICHIGAN
HASTINGS, Neb.. Feb. ,-Spec1aL
Information has been lotelved Indirectly
of the arrest otLf. Shear, formerly a
prominent Sunday school worker here, on
ths charge ot fonrery at Jackson, Mich.
Shear came to Hastings under aa
won tha coafUraes of ma
and engaged actively In the
Be told a number of UUnasta frkands that
ha tha MWttxsn eemW
. Be si aOasrid
for (3B fears and to
t tha First KaHnnsJ
"Lieben Trot" Causes
Row in Rehearsal
W, EL Chambers, Omaha's arbiter of
ths art terpsiohorean, struck a snag
Thursday night In the rehearsal of "The
Jolly Musketeer," when he objected to
one of tho dances as verging on ths
notorious "turkey trot"
Ths board of governors of Ak-Sar-Ben
had witnessed ths danos a week before,
had decided It was not a "turkey trot."
that It was perfectly proper and had
christened It the "Lleben trot," In honor
ot Oscar Llcbcn, one of the principals in
Mr. Chambers wss supposed to have
charge of ths chorus. When he said
things about the dance he and Oscar
nearly. went to ths mat and tho vocal
battle that ensued used up about ZZ
pages of Mr. Webster's dictionary.
Rather than havs the board of governors
called In to settle ths matter, however,
the combatants cams to a agreement and
Mr, Lleben will havs entire charge of
his own dance, but will not attempt to
give Mr, Chambers suggestions on any
other part ot ths rehearsal.
OTOE COUNTY NEWS NOTES
laretr Ceasaaay Sacs Saloon Keeper
far Moaey gpeat aa Settling;
NEBRASKA CITY, Feb. 17.-(8pec!aL-Tbe
National Bursty company has filed
a suit In the county court anliut Uohn
Hauber, a saloon keeper for 1911 IS. They
allege that It Is the sum they paid la
costs and other things In the settlement
ot a suit brought by Mrs. Thompson.
against ths defendant on a charge of
selling Intoxicants to her husband.
A school house near Dunbar was broken
open and robbed Thursday evening. Sher
iff Fischer Is of tba opinion hs will be
able to locate ths guilty parties, as they
took a goodly number of books and
other thing a.
George bandgraft of Dunbar, a well-to-do
young farmer, and Miss Mary Schnel
ter, daughter ot one of ths leading farm
ers of this section, havs been granted a
license snd will be married at the St.
Benedict CathoUo church next Tuesday
Mlks Bauer, the oldest firs chief In the
state, has filed his petition asking ths
voters to choose him ss one ot the com
missioners of this city at ths coming
Julius Goldstein and Fred Rottmann
are horns from a trip to Cuba and the
southern country. They havs been gone
John M. Miller has filed a suit In the
district court praying for a divorce from
his wife, Mamie Miller, charging her
with being cruel and deserting him.
A recital was gtvea by the faculty at
the arhool for ths blind. Thee wars some
M Invited guests present and a most
interesting program was followed out.
Tha recttat was under the direction at
Superintendent B. C King.
TECXMSKH. Nea, Fab. IL-(SpeckL-Aftar
beans sat tar asset bxar boon tn
Jary la ana crlwiesal cans af Osa
agaaa Jsarry Denes bade, satswanl at t
lilies, w&ft a aajriac smea-i
bag Daaaartads rsXy of asxaislC. Baar-
srirh baslaf aeesi lid tba ealaga nanr-i
etesL Jkehn CavJariBBa, nsCh D.a ai be db
M im sawsa
OMAHA FIRM WILL BUILD
SCHOOL HOUSE FOR OSCEOLA
OSCEOLA, Neb.. Feb. 17,-(Speclal.-
Ths Osceola school board met yesterday
and opened ths bids for tho erection of
ths new high school building, ths bonds
having been voted by ths district some
time ago. There wars fifteen bidders on
ths erection of ths building complete.
tho range ot prlcea being from 131.000 to
M1.000. P. J. Creedon as Sona ot Omaha
were awarded tha contract at S31.M0. On
ths matter of plumbing and heating the
board decided to advertise for bids again,
as .there was much dissatisfaction with
those submitted and no agreement could
be reached by ths board. It Is hoped that
ths building will be completed In tiros
for ths opening of ths fall term of school,
but ths old structure will be left standing,
to be occupied la esse It Is found necessary.
HASTINGS MAKES PLANS
FOR BIG FALL FESTIVAL
HASTINGS. Neb.. Feb. tT.- Special. )-
Preliminary arrangements have b
made for the third annual Central Ne
braska fall festival, October T to 11 next,
inclusive. At a publlo meeting last night
the dates were selected and a committee
was named to nominate officers. Another
meeting will be held March It to perfect
an organisation. It la planned to make
the festival this year larger than cither
of the preceding two. Ths exposition tea.
tares will be greatly enlarged,
Seat to Demonstrat the) Merits et
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Ws know what ths trial package win
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