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POLLARD TALKS OF REMOYAL
Appeals to Nebraskans Not to Change
Location of University.
SAYS COST WOULD BE TOO GREAT
Atlrocatea of Keeping; Institution
Where It In Adopt Kerr Line
or Argument to Support
(From a Staff Corresrjondnt A
LINCOLN, May 24.-(Speclal.)-ln a
laborious article covering several columns
In local capers B. M. Pnllurit. hn v..
taken upon himself the task of creating
a demand; that the state university should
not be moved to the state farm.
It can expand without any' danger of
bumping up against some of the old
dllapltated buildings which seem to have
become sacred In tjio memory of past
graouateg. appeals to the people of the
state hot to mote the Institution because
Of the cost and tries to make nut th
the special levy xvlll not be sufficient tn
cover thO proposition of removal If the
lople make up their minds to vote that
Strangely, the Lincoln paper which has
been asserting so strongly that the Inatl
tutlon should stay down town where the
smoke of the railroad yards and the
rumbio of moving trains near by disturb
the students, speaking of the policy of
Mr. Pollard says: "The best way to win
adequate support for the unlversitv I to
avoid every suggestion of a waste of
Outline of Front.
This Is a direct change of front from
that heretofore advocated by Lincoln In
terests which have opposed removal to
the farm. During the session of the leg
islature advocates of the downtown
campus used column upon, column of
newepaper spacqNand spent many dollars
In preparing and publishing plans and
specifications tu show that it would cost
more In their minds to move the
university to the farm than It
would to keep It where it Is. Just
Why this sudden chanire of tnetl:'
J Terhaps they have discovered that the
I old fake argument about "loss to the
state because of abandonment of the
present buildings" docs not pan out when
the real facts are known. It Is pretty
hard, work to convlnco the average Ne
braskan that $733,431 now In buildings
and the iSil.SM plat of ground on which
they stand is going to be a total loss to
the state If the university is moved to
me laiiii. inis js wnere me anti-removal-
rf l&ts have been lame In their arguments,
a They have been trying to convince the
H puhllc thut this amount Invested will be
loss to the state.
Report of Keifenta.
The annual report of the university
regents places the estlmatedvalue of the
grounds alone at $221,800. Situated within
three blocks of Lincoln's very busiest cen
ter, it is not possible that the state would
be unable to dispose of this land. With
the, buildings now on It it will be worth
at least half of the valuo of the buildings
more, so it is plain to be seen that the
old argument cannot be made to work.
hence the change of front by the Lincoln
NOTES FROM WEST POINT
AND CUMING COUNTY
WEST POINT, Neb., May 24. (Special.)
Charles Repschlaeger, one of the plo
neer settlers of Cuming county, died at
the family home, ten miles northwest of
town. The body was interred Friday, at
the German Lutheran cemetery In Nellgh
township. Rev. William Hams, pastor,
celebrating the obsequies. The death of
Mr. Repschlaeger was quite sudden, being
caused by an attack of heart failure. He
Was 66 years of age and a mn universally
respected in his community. He leaves a
large family and a considerable estate.
An epidemic of accidents has befallen
itorae -ot the citizens of Cuming county
Vdurlng the last week. Victor Poledna had
M. hU body badly lacerated by being dragged
V along a wire fence by a runaway team,
Frank F. Scharfen experienced a bad
runaway, his wife and two sisters being
in the carriage at the time. This resulted
In one of the girls breaking an arm and
Mrs. Scharfan suffering a. severe wrench
to her back. The young son of Charles
Quenther became the victim of a violent
attack of insanity and two other persons
In the community are lying at the point
Dr. Samuel Avery, chancellor of the
State university, will address the gradua
tlon class at' the commencement exercises
of the West Point High school occurring
May 2S. There are seventeen graduates
In the class. The 'largest number for
Rev. Ferdinand Pelch. the new rector
of the Catholic parish of West Point, ar
rived here Friday and Is Installed In his
nsw charge. He celebrated hla first mass
in this city on Sunday morning,
Tklrm. James II, Stnrderuiit.
ATKINSON, Neb.. May 24.-(Speclal.)-Mrs.
James, n. Sturdevant. one of Ne
braska's oldest settlers, died at her home'
here last Sunday, aged 8 years. Josephine
I. Mowry was born February 8, 1826, near
Meshoppen, Pa., being the second child
of George and Margaret Mowry, she being
one of a family of twelve, two sons and
ten daughters. March 30, IMS, she was
rnarrled to James B. Sturdevant of Black
walnut. Pa. To them were born eleven
children. Their early life was spent In
northeastern Pcnr.rjivarla In March,
171, they with thrlr fs'-nll.- moved to
Saunders county, Nebnulci. settling upon
a farm in Marrletta prerlmt. II. Ins there
until the fall of 1878. when they moved
to Wahoo. In 1883 they spttled on a
homestead one mile east of Atkinson and
the following year moved Into Atkinson,
where they have since resided. Two
years ago last January she suffered a
stroke of paralysis, from which she never
fully recovered. She leaves her husband,
James B. Sturdevant, who Is 90 years old,
and five sons, Joseph B. of .Kansas City,
Mo.; Brantly E. and Charles L. of Atkin
son, Neb.; Frank M. of Chadron, Neb.,
rand Edward P. of Osceola, Neb., and ono
daughter, Mrs. Bertha J. Mills of Gordon,
I Neb., and twenty-four grandchildren and
seventeen great-grandchildren, making
forty-seven living lineal descendants. The
funeral was held at the borne of Dr. C. L.
Sturdevant on Tuesday afternoon. Rev,
Mr. Cunningham, assisted by Rev. W. S.
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Cherry County Jail
Hardly Fit for Brutes
(From x Staff Correspondent )
LINCOLN, Neb., May 24.-(Seclin-
Accordlng to Secretary hahan of th
state Board of Charities and Correction',
the Cherry county Jail is hardly a fit
place for animals let alone humans. Tho
secretary visited the Jails of Cherry,
Brown, Rock and Holt counties. Neither
of these counties have poor farms and
the 'Jails are not modern, except that ol
In speaklrig of the Cherry county Jail,
Secretary Shahan says: "I consider this
jail as one of the very poorest class. It
is a disgrace to Cherry county and many
citizens there agree with me." He doc
not blame the sheriff for conditions.
The Brown county Jail, like that o(
Cherry county, Is In a frame building,
used both as a Jail and a residence tor
tfie sheriff, but, however. Is kept In good
shape and has electric lights and fairly
The Rock county Jail Is also a fratno
affair and the cage Is one which went
through the fire at tHe time the Br wn
county court house was burned a few
years ago and Is badly warped. In order
to keep prisoners In I fa guard has to bo
hired at $4 a day to guard the place.
The Holt county Jail Is the best of any
of the counties visited, being built jt
cement and has a padded cell for lnsar.o
prisoners, though there Is no separate
cell for female prisoners.
ANSELMO, Neb.. May 24.-(SpeclaI.)-
Commencement exercises of the Anselrao
High school were held In the Methodist
Episcopal church Friday evening. A class
of seven received their diplomas. Tho
address to the graduates was delivered
by Frank M. Currle of Broken Bow.
The primary and Intermediate grades
gavetthelr closing program on Wednesday
evening In the Christian church.
The senior class play was given at the
Sweeney Opera house last evening.
BROKEN BOW, Neb., May 24. (Spe
cial.) Thirty-nine high school graduates
received diplomas at the commencement
exorcises Friday night. This is by far
the largest class that has ever graduated
from here. Tho address was given by
Dr. C. M. Sheppard of Lincoln, grand
orator of the Masonic grand lodge of tlia
state. A feature of tho program was the
presentation of a magnificent American
silk flag to the Broken Bow High school
by the Callaway chapter of the Daugh
ters of the American Revolution. The
presentation speech was made by Mrs.
R. E. Brega of Callaway and the flag
accepted on behalf of the school by Su
perintendent Martin. The class roll Mi
lows: Eunice L. Anderson, Roscoe C.
Austin, 'William L. Bruce, Dorothy 8.
Dean. William H. England, Ethel L.
Haumont, Marlon F. Hays, Sarah M.
Heltter, Marietta M. Purcell, Lillian G.
Johnson, Harry H. KreUler, Alice P.
Longfellow, Mary F. McArthur, Clyde H.
Mcintosh, James H. Predmore, Calvin B?
Remington, Meredith T. Reneau, Irene
S. Sargent, Pearl B. Sheppard, Mary
Eastham, Ferdinand E. Ash, Ray Hennls,
Mary Z. Gibson, " Pearl Hennls, Kent
Crawford, Georgia M. Boggs, Ethel J I.
Bass, Fred A. Humphrey, Esther it.
Johnson. Irma V. Lowry, Edward L. Mo
Call, Vivian M. Bahf, Jennie M. Taylor,
C. Earl Varney, Leila A. Shackelford,
Helen T. Reneau, Leona D. Shreve, Ice
land R, Waters and Marjorle C.
Note from Itrntricc.
BEATRICE, Neb., May 2t.-(Speclal.)
Papers have been filed for the Nebraska
State bank, which has opened for busi
ness In this city. The bank Is capitalized
Tor 5O,00O and the officers are: William
A. Wolfe, president: Dwlght Colt, cashier,
and H. AV. Ahlqulst. assistant cashier.
The Wolbach block has been purchased
by the bank, which will occupy It as soon
as the building Is put In proper shape.
John ScholU. living five and a half
miles southeast of the city, Friday re
ported that he had discovered that tho
Hessian fly had damaged his wheat crop
The village board of De Witt met Fri
day to hear the remonstrance against
Jacob Wunnenberg. A remonstrance was
also filed against Fred Schroeder, who
applied for a liquor license last week, and
the board adjourned until next Monday
without taking any action In either case.
Albert Dusch, son of a farmer living
near Lanham, was arrested at St. Joseph
Friday upon complaint of tho local au
thorities charging him with a statutory
offense. The complaining witness Is Anna
Merle Edne of Lanham.
Three t oWed at Sidney.
SIDNEY, ta., May il -(SpeclaI.)-Sld-ney
will furnish Its share of June brldos
this year. On Tuesday, June 2, Miss
Lollta Gould will wed Roy C. Dady of
Des Moines. Miss Gould Is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs George Gould. She Is a
graduate of Columbia college of expres
sion, Chicago, and her reputation as a
reader extends to several different states.
On June 10 th'tre will be two weddings.
Mss Pearl Nix, ono of Sidney's most
popular teachers, will be united in mar
riage with L. N. Barbour of Thurman
and Miss Beulah Sp'ttler will wed Al
phonso E. Cook of Llnscott. Neb. Miss
Beulah Is the only child of Mr. and Mrs.
Mike. Bplttler. She is a graduate of Tabor
Howe Woman Seriously llnrl.
STELLA, Neb.. May 21. (Specials
Mrs. B. J. Tucker suffered natnful a...
cldent at her home In Howe last evenlnsf.
Her husband was putting a screen ju a
large window and she was helping blm
from tha inside when the window rn
on both arms, breaking one at the wrht
and badly crushing the other near hu
WOMEN DELEGATES TO
LEAD. S. D., May 24.-fSoecll Tl.
gram.)-For the first time in the history
of the Episcopal church in South Dakota
women are accepted delegates to the an
nual convocation now In session hr.
the first state convention of the church
west of the Missouri river. Bishop George
Blller, Jr., Sioux Falls. Is presiding, with
Rev. Fred Frederick B. Barnett of Mitch
ell secretary. One-thtrd of the delegates
present are Indians. The council of ad
vice for the year, appointed by Bishop
Blller, conslsta of six men all west nf
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BROWNELL' HALL FIELD DAK
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HONORS TAKEN BY MISS SMITH
AVIn Blevcn Point nnd llcctlvt-n
Letter Which Are AvirUett to
Only One tilrl Darin
As the first event In the program of
exercises preceding the commencement
at Brownell hall, the annual field day
and Interclass athletic meet was held
Saturday aftornoon, with a large, crowd
of students nnd their relatives and friends
assembled on the lawn to witness the con
tests. Miss Marjorle Smith, a senior girl, took
Individual honor In the athletic can
tests, winning eleven points and receiv
ing the coveted "B. H." letters, which
are nwarded to only ono girl during tho
whole school year. Mary Taylor, a Junior,
won second place with eight points, nnd
Bello Young, a senior, was third with
four points, each receiving ribbons' pre
sented by Miss Euphemla Johnson, tho
A prize pennant for first place in the
class competition was won by the senior
girls, who totaled twenty-two points
against the sub-freshmcn's .sixteen. Tho
sophomores and Juniors made eight tal
lies. The various contests proved spectaoular
and exciting, and arousea much enthu
siasm among tho large gathering of sup
porters of the various Individuals and
classes. The events were under the di
rection of Miss Dorothy Rlngwalt, phy
sical director of the school, who received
high commendation from tne parents and
friends of tho young women for the cap
able showing made by her pupils.
Sliver Urn Precnteil.
A feature of the afternoon was tho
presentation by the senior class of a
handsome silver coffee urn to the school.
MIks Naomi Towle, president of the
graduates, mado the presentation nnd
expressed tho regret of the seniors at
severing their connection with Brownell
hall. M'ss Johnson replied with a brief
speech of acceptance.
With Saturday's field day, the final ac
tivities of the school for this year are
now In full swing. For each day during
tho coming week, and until the senior
graduation Is held on Tuesday morning
of next week, the young women will bo
busy attending cither festivities of the
school or nodal affairs given In theii
The Junior school, consisting of younger
girls preparing to enter Brownell hall,
will hold Its commencement exercises
Wednesday at 3:30 o'clock. Saturday wll
bo Junior day, with an original play pre
sented by the class. The baccalaureate
cermon will be delivered next Sunday at
St. Matthias' Episcopal church. 'The mu
sical students will give a recital and In
formal reception Monday evening. The
graduation takes place Tuesday morn
ing, Juno 2, and will be followed by a.
Iti-Kiilt of Athletic Bvents.
Results of the athletic events yester
day were as follows:
Basket Ball Boarding students, Cap
tain Frances Neble, defeated day stu
dents. Captain Gertrudo Stout, 12 to 10
Archery Marjorle Smith, senior, first,
score S6 out of rtosslblo 120; Bello Young,
senior, 'second, score 0.
High Jump Mary Taylor. Junior, first,
3 feet 10 Inches; Marguerite Boggs, soph
Shotput Ruth Ackermin, sub-freshman,
first; Mary Taylor. Junior, second.
Broad Jump Marjorle Smith, senior,
first; Marguerite Boggs, sophomore, sec
ond; Geraldlne Hess, Junior, and Eliza
beth Rlngwalt, sub-freshman, tied for
Fifty-Yard Dash Mary Taylor, Junior,
first; Bertha Grapenglser, freshman,
second; Marjorle Smith, senior, third.
wanting iiace r.nzaDeui Williams,
sub-freshman, first; Geraldlne Hess, Jun
ior, second; Bertha Grapenglser. fresh
Junior School Race, Fifty Yards
Phyllis Hartman, first; Gratchen East
man, second; Harriet Tipton and Jean
Roberts tied for third.
Obstacle Race lone Craig, sub-freshman,
flret; Esther Smith and Elizabeth
Rlngwalt, both sub-freshmen, tied for
second; Lenore Williams, sophomore,
Tramp Saves Two
Men from Drowning
SIOUX FALLS. S. D., May 21-(8pe.
clal.) John Heft, a tramp, by the rescu
of two Tripp men who were In danger
of drowning, proved himself a hero and
qualified himself for a Carnegie hoto
medal, Philip Khreiman, a city employe,
went Into a reservoir connected with the
waterworks system for tho purpose of
clearing IL The fumes from the anti
septic materials In use proved too mucn
for him. He was completely overcome
and fell back Into the water, unable to
help himself. Edward Johnson went to
his rescue, Ehresman was sc far gone
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Ing the lives of the two men wilt have
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