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UdJiJ Bfth? OAlAHA, iljEisDAY, JUL.1 7, 1914.
UNIVERSITY JHTO POLITICS
Anti-Hemoval Committee Calling on
Candidates to Say Word.
USI2TQ LETTER WBTTTEN BY ONE
Bfueh ResTct expressed br Parian fia
of Institution that Sabject la
Not Allowed to B Settled
on Ita Merita.
(From' Staff Correspondent)
MCOLN, Neb., July 6. BpoctsJ.)-
When the state legislature took the ac
tion It did on the proposition of univer
sity extension, voting a levy each year
for six years to be used In extension
Vof the university either on ground con
tiguous to the present location or at
the state farm, the levj; as voted with
. the proviso that the ipie of the state
should settle the matter of localon.
It wu thougHt that by leaving the
matter to the people tha here v;ould be
no chance for politics to enter Into the
discussion and that the voters of the
state would be left free to express their
preference without the matter being
made a part of tho political platform of
At the time of the formation of the
eo called university alumni anti-removal'
committee, organized for the purpose of
educating the people against removal of
the university, ,E. M. Pollard, chief en
gineer of the movement for the forma
tion of such a committee, Informed The
Bee that the committee did not Intend
to bring the matter of removal or anti
removal Into the political campaign at
all and that no candidate who had favored
removal at the time of the legislative
controversy would be opposed because of
Calling on Candidates.
But It la this same atitl-removal com
mittee which Is seeking to make political
foot ball out of university removal by
calling upon candidates) to express them
selves on the proposition and after doing
so use the communication In their argu-
mento In favor of their proposition to keep
tt)e university on the down town location.
Recently the committee sent a communi
cation to one of the candidates for tho
nomination for governor on the demo
cratlo ticket asking him where he stood
on the proposition: , His answer was
that he was In favor of keeping the uni
versity on the present location and the
committee Is using that letter In full aa
one of the arguments against removal of
the university to the state farm.
It Is well known that the university at
times has been made the political foot
ball of Interested parties In the past, who
have net been adverse to carrying out
their plans at thexpenae of the uni
versity, and as a ""result 'the university
has suffered from look of appropriations
at the hands of the legislature.
Comment is being heard because of the
111 advised action of the, alumni anti-removal
committee In calling upon candi
dates to take a stand upon a question It
had been hoped would be left to the people
to settle without prejudice caused by po
Boy Wbose Body is
Found Near Blair
is from Sioux City
BLAIR, Neb., July . BpectaM Tho
name of the boy whose body was taken
from the Missouri river a mile below the
Northwestern railroad bridge last evening
was James Bushus, jr., aged 8 years. He
Was drowned by his tricycle sliding Into
the river at Sioux City on Sunday, June
U. Ills father, James Bushus, arrived
this morning and the body was finally
Identified and will be burled In the Blair
cemetery. The boy was heir to a small
legacy left by his grandmother and was
born In Omaha, December 5, 1906.
BULL MOOSE PARTY IS
AFTER PLACE ON BOARDS
RHODES FILES IN THE FOURTH
1 V "
Thayer's County Treasurer to Make
the Race for Democrats.
DIERS FOR LIEUTENANT GOV.
York County Man Is Ltktdy to File
t Erly Date Senator Bvah.ee
a Send In Papers Airmln for
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, July 6. (Special Telegram.)
Indications point to an effort on tho
part of the bull moose party to secure
representation on the election boards at
the coming primary. Chairman Crooks
of that party In Lancaster county naked
for an opinion today from County At
torney -Strode aa to tho rights of tho
party to representation. x
It Is understood the Moosers say that
Inasmuoh as the Roosevelt electors stood
second In the number of ovtes cast that
the progressive party is entitled to one of
the Judges and one of .the clerks of elec
tion, the other two Judges and one clerk
going to th edemocrats, who cast the
highest number of ovtes.
However, the statutes, chapter 16, para
graph 8606 read that "the clerk of the dis
trict court shall select for each voting
precinct ono Judgo and one clerk of elec
tion from the party poling the highest
number of votes at the lost general elec
tion In tlie precinct as shown by the votes
cast for the first set of candidates on the
state ticket the same from the party poll
ing the next highest and one Judge from
the party polling the third highest; pro
vided that party polled one-tenth of the
total vote cast otherwise the party cast
ing tha highest vote shall be entitled to
two Judges. Two or more parties voting
for the same set of candidates shall be
considered as one party." .
It would Indicate according to the above
that the vote on the state ticket and not
the national ticket would deermlne the
appointment of election boards; and that
In the case In this state the clerk of the
court could determine what the board
should consist of.
HARMAN MAKES RULING
IN BAKING POWDER CASE
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, July 6. (Special.)-Food
Commissioner Herman has- decided the
case Involving the use of egg albumen In
baking powder as the result of an ex
haustlve, hoaring,held last April In which
one baking powder oompany made com
plaint against another which it alleged
was using egg albumen In its tests as
showing the relative worth of their own
production over that of any other make.
The opinion is as follows:
It Is the opinion of this department that
white of egg or egg albumin as used
In baking powder does not constitute an
aldulteratlon under the food laws of Ne
braska and that when It Is labeled as be
ing present it Is not misbranded.
This department further holds that the
jrullng by the United States Department
of Agriculture, bureau or cnamistry, cov
ering the matter of egg albumen In bak
ing powder covers the matter fully ana
sold ruling Is hereby adopted for the
pildance of purchasers of food products
n the state of ebraaka.
The further complaint that the use of
the water glass test constitutes a viola
tion vk -mo .isuriuM wia aaverxiains;
law has been fully Investigated and In
the opinion of this department the proper
use oi mo waier glass test wouia not do
a violation or said law.
DAHLMAfi AND SPILLMAN
SPEAK AT NIOBRARA
NIOBRARA. Neb., July 6.-($peclal)
The" annual Indian pow-wow and Fourth
of July celebration was held In Niobrara
Thursday. Friday and Saturday. On Fri
day Ot &. Sptllrhan of Pierce, candidate
for the republican nomination for con'
gross in the Third dls'trict, addressed a
street full of people from a raised plat'
form. He avoided politics, but appealed
to the voters to consider the ballot a
priceless heritage and advocated each
man being his own boss when he casts It
Mayor James C. Dahlman of Omaha
was ths speaker Saturday morning, ad
dressing a large and enthusiastic audi
enoe. The mayory -with George O. Ros
ier and Lance Jones, beaded the parade
In the afternoon-
The celebration was the blggeet and
most successful ever held In Nebraska.
DROPS GIRL FRO MWINDOW
IN 0RD0R TO ESCAPE FIRE
TORK. Neb., July (.-(Special Tele
gram.) Mrs. John Petker, who lives near
Charleston, dropped her 8-year-old daugh
ter from the second story of her resi
dence yesterday evening and then Jumped
after her. Two ribs were broken and
Mrs. Petker was bsdly burned.' The
tire was caused by the explosion of a
lamp which Mrs. Petker was carrying
down stairs. Mr. Petker extinguished
the flames before they reached outside
York County Planner la Dead.
BBADSHAW, Neb., July (.(Special.)
The funeral of Mr. Jasper N, Hampton,
who died at the home of his daughter,
"Mm. A. L. Johnson, of Omaha, early
Wednesday morning, took place from the
Methodist Episcopal church Sunday
afternoon. The deceased was one
of tho early settlers of York county,
coming to this country In 1871, and
taking a homestead la Lockrldge
township where he continued to re
side until death took from blm the part
ner of life. Since that time he has made
his home with his children. He leave
one son, Mr. James T. Hampton, of
Bradshaw, and three daughters; Mrs.
Oats, of Oklahoma, Mrs. H. F. Neal, of
California, and Mrs. Johnson, of Omaha,
COUNTY TREASURERS PAY
AND WARRANTS ARE CASHED
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, Neb., July (.-(Special.)
State Treasurer George Is preparing to
take up all outstanding warrants up to
July 1, which amounts to $514,910. Receipts
from county tfasurers have been coming
In aulte rapidly within the past few days
which enables the treasurer with the re
ceipts from other sources to make the
call. There is on hand about tSO.OOO,
while fees paid In from all sources make
another 818,000. Counties reporting show
Douglas with a remittance of $77,452, and
Lancaster with another of $101,833. . The
counties reporting are as foll6ws:
County Fund Total
Antelope V..$14,71S $31,604
Buffalo - 1.035 J, 453
Cass 12.735 19.838
Colfax 7.570 16.489
Custer 8,270 16,000
Diron 12.000 18,600
JJouglaa 49,600 77,451
Hooker '46 222
Lancaster 57,108 101,833
Lincoln 10,277 20,157
Polk 1,010 8.0S7
Tv 154 788
8arpy -0,000 15,100
Seward 620 1.073
Sheridan 4,007 9,113
Sherman 622 1,109
ISloUX 2,827 6,731
IHhnmM 350 646
Washington 17.000 24.000
cyoric 6,000 7,000
VALUATION LOSS SHOWN
IN FORTY-NINE COUNTIES
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. July 6. (Special.) The In
crease of over $1,000,000 which was made
by the first thirty-eight counties reporting
to the secretary of th estate Board of
Assessment has been cut down by the
last eleven so that there Is a loss for
the forty-nine counties of $849,761. Douglas
and Lancaster 'counties have not yet re-
ported and It Is thought that the increase
in- these counties will help to bring the
valuation of the state up to somewhere
near what It was last year.
Counties reporting this morning are as
Sauna I t!" !... 8,22S.S3S
Brown ........ .......... lSW.301
Pawnee " . MSS.629
Howard .............. " 1433,052
This makes a total for th eforty-nlne
nl. reported of $218,694,925 for UH,
t214.544.6S6 for 191S, a loss of
TECUMSEH GIRL IS mun
OVER BY AN AUTOMOBILE
TECUMSEH. Neb., July 6. (Special.)
Hall, the 18-year-old daugn-
.r f Mr. and Mrs. John Hall of Elk
Creek, was run over by an automobile
on a crowded street corner nere oaiur-
day evening. No blame lsj,attached to
anvone for the accident The gin steppea
backward to get out of the way of one
automobile, and stepped directly In front
of one coming from another direction.
Both wheels of the machine passed
over her body, and when she was picked
ud It was feared she had been killed. She
was taken to the office of Drs. C. H. and
D. M. Davles, where she soon regained
consciousness. It was found that her
greatest Injury as the loosening of three
ribs, no bones being broken. 8he has
rested well since the nccldent, though she
suffered Intensely at first and the doc
tors say she will soon be completely recovered.
(From a 8taff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, July 6. (8pec!al.)-The first
filing for congress In the Fourth congres
sional district reached the office of the
secretary of state this afternoon. County
Treasurer Walter II. Rhodes of Hebron
filing for the democratic nomination.
Mr. Rhodes was county superintendent
of Thayer county two terms. He then
went Into the office of the oounty treas
urer under his father aa deputy and was
then elected treasurer.
It Is reported on pretty reliable author
ity that Herman DIers, who served In the
legislature and was later democratto can
didate for lieutenant governor on the
ticket with Governor Morehead. but was
defeated by R It McKelvie, present lleu-t
tenant governor, by 14,656. votes, will file.
Mr. DIers .lives at Gresham, In York
Flics ns a "Pop."
w, B. East ham, who some time ago
filed for the democratto nomination for
land commissioner, has concluded that he
may need a few Independent votes and
today sent In a filing for the nomination
on that ticket
Where la 'Thin' District, t
E. B. Bonher. sheriff of Chase county,
would like to serve his district in the
state legislature and today sent In his
tiling for the democratto nomination from
"this" district As the secretary of state
Is not clear as to where "this" distriot
Is and as such a district Is not provided
In the constitution as entitled to a rep
resentative, the filing will not be made
until something more specific Is shown,
Uncle Frits Hoffmetster represented the
district In the last session of which Chase
county forms a part and so It Is possible
that Mr. Hoffmelster will have some op
position it the sheriff ever discovers the
number of "this" district so he can com
plete the filing.
Ilnanee Flies Again,
Senator B. K. Bushee has concluded that
he would like to come back to the senate
again and has filed from tho Twenty
seventh district. This district comprises
the counties of Scott's Bluff, Banner,
Kimball, Morrill, Cheyenne, Garden.
Deuel, Grant Hooker, Thomas, McPher-
son, Thomas and the new county of Ar
thur. Senator Bushee was one of the
strong members of the last session, and
his decision to make the race again will
be heolled with delight by those who
know the work he performed in the last
Mrs, Martha M, Ish,
Pioneer Woman of
Omaha, Meets Death
Mrs. Martha. M. Ish, aged 78, t.ne of
Omaha's oldest pioneers, died at her
home, 845 Georgia avenue, Sunday after
an extended Illness, which finally devel
oped Into ncute dropsy. She Is survived
by one son, James C, who lives at 3124
Leavenworth street The funeral will be
held at the home Tuesday afternoon at
1:30. with burial at West Lawn oemttery.
Mrs. Ish. who was the widow o Dr.
James Kerr Ish, a former druggist and
city councilman, came to Omaha Novem
ber SO, 1860. October 26. 1867, she was mar
ried to Dr. Ish. Dr. Ish died In 1881.
Mrs. Ish had been falling In health for
the last five years and had not been out
of the house In eighteen months prior to
her death. The last time sho ventured
outside her home was to attend the pio
EASTERN COLLEGE BOYS
WILL HELP IN HARVEST
On a noveV vacation adventure, Herbert
D. Kelly and O. Donald Smith, eastern
college youths, have been sent by the
Young Men's Christian association em
ployment secretary, A. A. Remington, to
the harest fields near Columbus, whom
they Intend to assimilate some real west
ern farm experlenco before going back to
college. They rodo to Omaha In a Pull
man and had plenty of money, but
dressed as common farm hands before
leaving, nnd said thoy would cam their
way for the rest of the summer
REV. W. A. MULF0RD NOW
PASTOR OF OLIVET CHURCH
The beginning of Rev. William A. Mul
ford's pastornto nt Olivet Baptist church
was observed Bunday morning. Throe
sermonettes comprised tho speaking, the
new minister, the retiring pastor, Rev.
Frank H. Ward, and a former pastor,
Rev. George MacDougal, participating,
Ther wns also special music.
Tnhle nock Winn nml I,or.
TABLE ROCK. Neb.. July 6. (Special.)
Table Rock base ball team defeated the
Btelnauor team Saturday morning. R to 4.
In 'tho afternoon Pawnee City defeated
Table Rock, 7 to 4.
Barr is Bound Over
Upon Murder Charge
PLATTSMOUTH. Neb.. July . (Sdb.
aai Telegram.) In county court today
was the preliminary hearing In tlje case
or tie mate against George Barr, charged
with murder In the first degree In killing
wanna Abraham Bunker, stepson of W.
J. O'Brien of South Bend, on June 24.
Dr. Livingston testified that he and
Dr. Cook mode tho autopsy. Chief of
Police Ralney testified that he and George
Barr got Into a mtxup and Barr got the
officer's gun and accidentally killed
Policeman Newman's evidence corrob
orated Ralney's testimony. Matthew
Bering asked that the prisoner be re
leased as the killing of Bunker was on
unfortunate accident nnd that no officer
had a legal right to arrest any man un
less a complaint had been filed and a
warrant Issued unless the officer had
witnessed a violation of the law.
County Attorney Taylor and Win, R.
Patrick, of South Omaha, agreed with
Gering but Insisted that Barr be pound
over to the district court which was
done by Judge Beeson. Bond was fixed
LUMBER BUSINESS IS
EXPECTED TO PICK UP
The lumber business out of Omaha Is
still a trifle duller than usual at this time
of the year, although It Is better than
In most cities. Lumbermen all winter ex
pected that by this time there would be
greater activity in the lumber trade.
Much' building Is going on In Omaha, of
course, and In the cities and .towns out In
the state. This calls for a steady supply
of lumber, but the usual spring volume
of business Is late In starting.
Dealers are optimistic, however, that
the lumber business will pick up with a
spurt later in the summer, especially after
some of the early crops of small grain
are marketed. Salesmen say that general
conditions In the state are so favorable
that larger sales of lumber could ordi
narily be looked for under the conditions.
BOARD 0 FC0NTR0L RAISES
SALARIES OF ITS EMPLOYES
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN, July 8 (Speclal.)-The
Board of Control has raised the salaries
of three of the employes of the board.
George Weldenfeldt bookkeeper, Is
raised from $100 a month to $115. Mrs.
Pearl Bemls will receive. $75 a month in
stead of $65 and A. E. Howard Is raised
to $1.0000 a year. He formerly received $30
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HONORED AT CHICAGO
Prof. Fred Stedlnger, head of the Ger
man Instruction of the Omaha Hli
school was elected chairman of the execu
tive committee of the National German
American Teachers' association, which
met In a three days' session at the La
Salle hotel -In Chicago last week. Mr.
Stedlnger reports that the convention was
by far the largest and most successful
ever held. Many of the prominent edu
cators of tho country were present. Next
year's meeting will be held in Milwaukee
and will be of extraordinary Interest be
cause several hundred teachers from Ger
many will attend that convention. These
educators will make an extended trip
through the United States to study our
One of Depevr'a Ancvedotea.
On his eightieth birthday Chauncey M.
"You ask for the secret of success.
Well, one secret In executive work. Is
putting the right man in the right place.
Like Lord Claud Hamilton, you know.
Iord Claud was travelling over his
line whena brakeman or guard, as they
say In the old country shouted at Acton
"Lord Claud smiled. A little further
on, arriving at iianweu, anotner guard
"Anwelll An well!'
"Quick as a flash Lord Claud said to
" 'You see how difficult it Is. Thornton,
to get the right man In the right blace.
We must have that Acton norter brousht
here, and we'll send that Hanwell fellow
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