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THE BEE: OMAHA. TUESDAY. AUGUST 4. 1014.
DEMS, HOT REPUBLICANS
Attorney General'! Office Springs
Supreme Court Decision.
ANSWER WHEELER MAN'S QUERY
HI Trlhaaal Held No Furl? raa
Bs Forced to Frrsrat as Its
Candidate Man Who Doe
Not Affiliate with It.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Aug-. 1 (Special.) An opin
ion of Deputy Attorney General Ayers on
the proposition whether republicans may
write in the name of a democrat on tha
primary ballot, which was put up to the
secretary of state and later turned over
to tha attorney general's office. Indicates
that the road to a primary nomination
may not be quite as easy as the secretary
of state had an opinion It might.
The question Is one eomlnj from County
Clerk Parkhurst of Wheeler county and
Is explained In the following letter to Mr.
Parkhurst from Mr. Ayert:
"Your letter of July 19, addressed to
Addison Walt, secretary of stale, has
been referred to me for answer. You say
that there la only one candidate on the
republloan ticket and one candidate on
tha democratic ticket for the nomination
for county clerk at tha primary election
to be held August IS, and that a number
of republicans propose to write In the
name of the democratic candidate on the
republican primary ballot and a number
of democrats propose to write In the
name of the republican candidate on the
democratic ballot. You Inquire whether In
case ono of the candidates receives more
votes on the primary ballot of the other
party than the regular candidate of that
party ha thereby receives the nomination
of the party other than his own.
"In answer to your question I will say
that In a comparatively recent case the
supreme court of this state held:
" 'Under our primary law no political
party can be compelled to present as Its
candidate at a general election one who
does not affiliate with the party so pre
senting him as a candidate.' State against
Wells, N. W. 163.
"In this case the name of a republican
had been written in on a democratic pri
mary ballot. There was no showing that
the republican had ever made a state
ment that he affiliated with the demo
cratic party. The democratic central com
mittee wanted to fill the vacancy. The
county clerk took the position there was
no vacancy, but that -the republican
whose name had been written In was the
candidate of the democratic party. The
district court held with the county clerk,
but the case was reversed by the supreme
"Hence It would seem rather difficult
for either of the candidates mentioned In
your letter to get the nomination of the
other party. In fact It could not be done
unless the candidate who had received a
majority of the votes of the other party
at the primary election should file a
statement that he affiliated with that
Brorra oa ITalreralty Plans.
C. I Brown, candidate for representa
tive In the sixty-sixth district, whose
residence Is at Elwood, has written to the
university home campus extension com
mittee in regard to their query as to his
attitude on University of Nebraska af
fairs. He says:
Answering your letter of July 25th, per
mit me to Inquire what will be the re
sult, should measure 904 (removal, and
alo measure 306 (home campus exten
sion) each receive the required S8,0t8
votes T I lake it from your letter that
this Is only 35 per cent of the vote of
the state, and the two would be but 70
per cent of the entire vote.
As the measures are to oome before
the people for their decision at the bal
lot box. It Is not certain that the legisla
ture will have anything to do in the
If at the primary election I shall be
choren as the nominee of the republican
party In the sixty-sixth district lor rep
resentative, and my constituency shall
ask me to state which measure Is my
preference for support, I will gladly and
candidly express my views, publicly.
openly and fearlessly without let or
hindrance, regardless of consequences po
litically. . . '
I believe In the right of an untram
melcd majority to rule, and should a
reasonable majority express at the polls
a preference In this matter not in accord
with my views, as their representative
1 shall feel at perfect liberty to vote in
accord with their expressed choice.
The University of Nebraska belongs to
the state, and In determining Its future
usefulness, neither personal, civic nor po
litical consideration should have any
weight in the deliherntlons. Only the
greatest and most lasting benefit to the
state and the university should be con
' sldered In the decision regarding Its lo
The AOuetrallan ballot Is given , to us
that, as Individuals, we may cast a secret
ballot free from coercion or restraint
either by party or person, and should
any one be so tnaulsltlve as to ask you
how 1 shall vote on the measures at the
General election in November, kindly In
orm them that you do not know, etc.
Therefore, In all the circumstances It
Is pertinent and proper for possible
legislators to Inquire of the university
home campus extension committee who
Is furnishing the funds to finance the
campaign you aie making for univeralty
extension. Specifically, who is paying
The state railway commission has de
nied the application of the Nebraska Ice
Cream Manufacturers' association for a
reduced rate on ice cream containers for
the return trip. The commission decides
that the rates to Ice cream shippers are
reasonable and that the present rate of
10 cents for return of B-gallon and less
cans and IS cents tor cans of larger
amount la ri&ht.
Operatloa I'pss Martin.
After an illness of over a week It was
decided this morning that It would be
necessary to operate on Attorney General
Grant Martin and the operation was per
formed today successfully, several gall
stones being removed and his appendix
also being taken away. Though the' op
eration was quite serious, he km getting
along as well as could be expected.
HE'S IN THE RACE TO STAY
Rulers of Entente and Alliance Powers to Make War on Each Other
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CONDITIONS IN HOMESTARE
Superintendent Teitifiei In Indus
trial Relations Hearing'.
DISCRIMINATION IS DENIED
Only Anarchists and Socialists F.-
elnded from Rmslormeal-a
Company Coatrlbates to
All t hnrraes.
LEFT TO RIGHT' f ABOVE) CZAR NICHOLAS OF RUSSIA. PRKSIDKNT RAYMOND PONCA1RE OF FRANCR, KING
GEOROK OF KNGI-ND, HULKHSOF TUB NATION'S IN TUB TRIPLK KNTENTK; (WK1X1W) KA1SKR W1I.
HELM OF GERMANY. EMPEROR FRANCIS JOSEPH OF AUSTRIA. KING VICTOR IMMANUEli OF 1TAL.Y,
by agreement to stand by each other In . sentiment is divided. Experts on lntsr-
case of war and Astrta. now at war with national politics now fear that war
Servla, Germany and Italy are bound by
a similar alliance. Italy and England
have not the least desire to enter Into
such a conflict. . In Russia and Germany
the war spirit runs high, while in France
With Austria,' Russia and Germany
seeing visions of the addition of large
areas to their present empires, all of the
other European powers are on the verge
of being dragged Into a. conflict the like
of which the world had never witnessed.
Russia, France and England are bound
preparations on the part of the entente
and alliance powers have gono so far
that an all-European fight cannot bs
avoided. i . ,
LINCOLN, Aug. .-3pectal.)-The with
drawal of John L. Kennedy of Omaha
from the congressional race In the Second
district la causing Crawford Kennedy
candidate for the republican nomination
In the First district considerable trouble,
other candidates or their friends circulat
ing the story that "Kennedy has with
drawn" without ststing which Kennedy
Is the guilty man. Therefore It has de
volved upon Kennedy from the First sis
trio to issue the following to the public:
When I first filed as a candidate for
the republican nomination for congress !n
this district, it was said by those who
were unfriendly to me that I was In .he
Tace for lh punoe of trying to heat
off some other republicans candidate mil
In the Interent of another candidate and
that I wt.ulrt withdraw in fvor of lhe
latter when the pror time arrived. I
take occasion at this time to again deny
the above alteration and say to my
friends that it wan my Intention origins"
nd is my intention now to stay in .o
light for the republican nonUuatlou fr
congress In this district and do my utmost
to be nominated.
Some of those most Interested are now
trying to spread the story that I have
withdrawn from the race for. the repub
lican nomination for congrees and using
the withdrawal of the Hon. John L. Ken
nedy, who was a candidate for the re
publican nomination for congress In te
Second .district. 1 do not ltnow the. reason
for Mr. Kennedy's withdrawal? but 1
want the republicans ofthts-district to
know that I am not a quitter and vhat 1
am In this fleht to win and am confident
that I will win.
1 want my fi-Ienda In the district also
to know that I have no pork barrel be
hind me and neither am-I blessed with
cny s;reat amount of this world's gooda,
as are some of those who are contesting
with nie for this nomination. Therefoiv,
I cannot make the splurge some of tlioal
are making all over the district. My
nomination will cost me considerably less
than the amount fixed in the corrupt
practise law that a candidate may spend,
which Is HoO. My nomination will be
due to the efforts of my fritnds. In the
district who believe that my record as
republican entitles me to this recognition.
In offering this stateemnt I do so Willi
no other intent In mind than to assure
my many god friends In the First con
gressional district that It Is my intention
tt put forth every effort In the contest
for the nomination and to assure them of
my deep appreciation of their efforts in
THRESHER ENGINE EXPLODES
SEVERELY INJURING TWO MEN
BEATRICE, Neb., Aus. 3. (Special Tel
egram.) A threshing engine exploded et
the farm of H. O. Wlllams, four and a
half miles southwest of Wymore. prob
ably fatally scalding and severely Injr-
ing Leroy McKeever and one of the water
haulers named Lytle. The fire was blown
frem the front of the engine, setting fire
to the separator, which was consumed.
together with 1.000 bushels of wheat. The
loss is placed at $4,000, with $2,000 Insurance.
GOVERNOR'S ABSENCE BAR
T 0ACTI0N BY TAX BOARD
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Aug. 3. (Special.) The State
Board of Equalisation again postponed its
meeting today because of the absence of
the chairman of the board, Governor
Morehead. Representatives of some of
tho railroads were on hand to take up
the mater of assessments ' of railroad
property,, but the board did not desire to
take up matters of importance without the
full board being present. The board will
attempt to convene again Wednesday,
Indians Will Camp
at the State Fair
(From Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb.. Aug. 3 (Special.)
Uncle Sam ha given his consent for an
Indian village at the Nebraska state fair.
Wora has teen, received by Secretary
W. R. Mellor to this effect. C. L. Eason
of Chadron writes that the federal author
Itles will permit the braves to make the
Jaunt and they will pitch their tepees at
the fair grounds a couple of days before
The Indiana will not indulge In a wild
west demonstration. Instead they will at
tempt to portray Indian life as it existed
before the coming of the white man to
Nebraska. The consent of the federal
authorities was difficult to secure. It was
given because the venture was under the
auspices of the state fair and because the
federal authorities could be In direct
charge of the Indians.
age accommodations on a dosen liner
sailing from England and the continent
early this month was 72.000, anl ns not
more than half would be required fcr
Immigrants, at least 31,000 American
stranded In Europe could f'nd accommo
LEAP, 8. P., Aur. 1 Workmen of any
religious and political beliefs except
socialists 'and anarchists are welcome as
mployee of the Homestake Mining com
pany, according to J. Orler, the superin
tendent, who testified today before the
federal Industrial relations committee.
drier was tho Initial witness at the hear
ing. Allegations have been made to the
commission that the company has sought
control the politics of the men and
has not given them sufficient oppor
tunity for the exercise of religious wor
ship on Sunday. Application blanks which
must be filled out by every prospective
employe showed that a statement Of his
religious and political predilections Is re
quired.' A record of the sixty-eight men
employed during last June showed thirty-
eight ' were republicans and ten demo
crat - The others were either minors or
foreigners without a vote.
I notice no socialists nor progressives
are listed," Prof. Commons, acting chair
men of the commission remarked. "Would
you hold such convictions against pros
"I think we would bo against tho em
ployment of a socialist," tlrlor explained.
but we would not be against progres
sives. Wo pretend to be progressive our
At another point In the hearing Prof.
Commons Inquired if an Infidel would he
discriminated against. "No," Mr. Qrier
responded, "as long as we did not class
him aa an anarchist or something akin to
that, ws would not hold his belief against
Subscribes to all Chnrch Fnada.
In describing the attitude of the com
pan? towards tho various churches of
Lead, tho witness said that It was the
rule to contribute 3200 a year to each of
the fifteen or sixteen congregations here
without regard to denomination. At one
time, ha declared, when there were more
churchea the company contributed $3,400
In a single year. The use of sites also Is
given churches free and the company
pays tho taxes, but tho title to the land
remains vested In the company and the
building right may bo revoked at any
time. No land right to a church ever
has been revoked, Mr. Orler said.
At times extra contributions also are I
made to churches, Mr. Grler testified. Hei
told of giving $1,000 to the Right Reverend '
Joseph F. Bush, bishop of Lead, a few 1
years ago when he desired to Improve his j
church property. Since that time the
bishop and Mr. Orler have had differences
over Sunday work in the mines. The
bishop wsa present today.
After a man Is once employed no record
of a change In politics or religion - Is
asked by the company, Mr. Grler de
Drankenness oa Decrease.
Other spaces In the application blank
must be filled In to tell whether the ap
plicant drinks to excess and If ho Is In
good physical condition. Drinking has
been reduced to a minimum, the witness
declared and added, "the crowds In the
street show It." Men of poor physical
condition frequently attempt to get en ths
company's pay roll In order to have sd
vantagn of free hospital and sick benefit
advantages, he said.
Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst la the solo
owner of the Hearst Mercantile com-
any store, Mr. Urier affirmed, and the
company la In no way connected with It.
le also named Mrs. Hearst as the larg
est Individual stockholder In the Home
stake company, and James B. Haggin of
New York as the one largest, but he
could not give the number of their
shares. The total capital stock of the
company he saM, was $2."i,ll,0iX, with a
par value of $10(1 a share. The last an
nual dividend amounted to $T. per
Only a small detective force Is main
tained by the company, Mr. Orier de-
tared, and that Is more for the protect-
tion of the ore and money that Is being
transferred than anything else. He did
not know whether any of the force car
ried deputy sheriff's commissions.
Conditions In riant.
Mr. Grler described the working condi
tions at the plant at length. Some of
the features of which he spoke follows:
Mo mau shall work more than eight
hours a day, nor If an underground
worker obtains less than $3 for his work;
No man shall be discharged finally, until
Ms case Is Investigated by tho Employ
ment department and both sides heard;
All hospital treatment and medicine Is
free not only to miners but also those
dependent Umn them. I'so of the recrea
tion center, controlled by the com any,
and the library supported by Mrs.
Hearst, Is free to every resident of
Fouth Pakota, He teslfled Mrs. Hearst
also maintains a free kindergarten.
Preference la given married men, tho
sons of old miners and Americans, when
men are needed, said the witness; 71
one per cent of the present force of about
1,300 men are English speaking. Five
years ago this same per cent was foreign
LIVERPOOL COTTON PIT
IS CLOSED INDEFINITELY
LIVERPOOL, England. Aug., 1-The
directors of the Liverpool cotton associa
tion at a meeting thin morning resolved
that the cotton exchange be closed
Indefinitely. A resolution also passed
declaring that until further - notice all
trading In futures and all tenders and
settlements for futures contracts be sus
pended and that until arrangements to
safeguard the Interests of all concerned
csn be made, no trading In spot cotton
shall be allowed.
Wholesale Arrests at Kdarar.
EDGAR, Neb., Aug.. 3. (Special.) The
spectators at Judge Ward's court were
pulte a little amused Saturday afternoon
by some arrests and their results. Three
of the drivers for the Edgar Auto com
pany were arrested for exceeding the
speed limit and on the testimony of the
complainant were arraigned before Jus
tice Ward and pleaded guilty of going
over the crossings at a rate to exceed
six miles an ' hour. The a li vers were
Frank Lake, IaFeyetto Hattan and one
of the proprietors. Clarence Adams. They
each were fined $5 and costs, which made
It $8.25 each. .
guilty and each cmfwy y wy fp wppp
George Clack, - ono other autolst, was
also arrested on the same charge,
pleaded guilty and . each was fined in
the same amunt.
These proceedings were no sooner fin
ished than the Benlur member of the
Edgar Auto company, had the complain
ant arrested for burying a dog on his
lot In the city limits, the fine for which
i.ot less $S and costs, which In this
casf made $8.23. The three drivers were
In charge of the marshal, who was also
the complainant and he In turn was
placed In the care of the constable. Tho
trouble was all finally squared up with
out anyone going to jail. The whole
town la now reading up on the ordinances.
Itm Notes of Kdgar.
EDGAR, Neb., Aug. I.-(Speclal). Mrs.
Chessman Beck was quite badly hurt
Saturday afternoon while heiping out in
a rush in the hay field. She was driving
h ta m hitched tn the fttarker and was
thrown forward, striking her In the side ! whre
and knocking her from the machine.
Four ribs were broken. Her condition is
Oscar Wlberg, met with an accident
Saturday afternoon, falling under a rid
ing hay rake. He will recover.
The prospect for corn, both sweet and
field, Is unusually good. It Is virtually
made and nothing short of a devastating
storm, bail or burning hot winds can
keep It from making a good crop. Many
who have been over different parts of
the stste say that corn around Edgar is
looking much better than In nny other
part. The Canning Factory company, on
the strength of the- outlook for a good
crop of sweet com. is building two Silos,
each 24 feet in diameter and 40 feet high.
All of the byproduct of the corn, ths
husks, cobs, silks, etc., will be ground
together and made into silage. They ex
pect to feet from three to four hundred
head of cattle there this winter.
fiolden Welding at Dabots.
TABLE ROCK, Neb., Aug. 3 (Special.)
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Moore, whu have
just celebrated their fiftieth wadding an
niversary at DuBols, lived in Table Kock
many years. They came from Michigan,
they were married, to Pawnee
county about forty-seven years ago. hev-
eral valuable presents were received and
the speech of presentation was made by
Hon. Ueorse W. Potts, followed by a
short talk by Rev. Mr. Miller.
to Coffeo Drinkers
The Uoston Advertiser of June 15, 1914, quotes
Xr. D. II. Kress, of Chicago in au address as saying
that tea, coffee and cocoa cause more deaths than
"These table beverages are sapping the lite of
our nation. They are making us a race of weak
kldneyed. w eak-11 vered beings, unable to reproduce
ourselves. The kidneys and liver do not perform their
proper, functions, and the waste matter left In the sys
tem tends to bring on arteriosclerosis.
"Statistics show conclusively that aa the consump
tion of coffee, tea and cocoa have increased, the num
ber of nervous diseases and Insanity have Increased
J'or Braises, Herns and Sores
the quickest and surest cure is Bucklen's
Arnica Salve. Every household should
have a box on hand all the time. 26c.
All druggists Advertisement.
Room for Thousands
of Americans in the
Steerage This Month
NEW TORK, Aug. U Relatives and
friends of Americana In Europe were
cheered today by announcements cf .
steamship agents that as there would bo
very few Immigrants leaving Europe
now because of war, there W041I be
room In the steerages of the big llrers
still In commission for all wis 1 1 Kg to 1
return home. '
The announcement added that there '.
were many attractions in the leragea
not generally known, and, furthortnere, ,
If passengers purchased first or aerond- :
class tickets they would be entl'.lel to 1
ths decks and public rooms, according to
ths class paid for .
It was estimated that the IjUI steer-
This strong statement from a medical authority,
cannot be lightly disregarded.
It is easy to prove in one's own case whether cof
fee is the cause of frequent "spells" of nervousness,
indigestion, biliousness, liver complaint, headache,
heart disturbance and other ills.
Quit coffee 10 days and in its place use
then note the difference.
Made from prime wheat and a bit of molasses,
Postum is a pure-food drink, entirely free from the
pernicious drugs in tea and coffee, or any other harm
ful substance. ,
In thousands of homes Postum supplies a table
beverage, pleasant to the taste, and to be used freely
as a rebuilder, where coffee and tea tear down.
Postum comes la two forms:
Regular Pohtum, must be boiled, 16c and 25c pkgs.
Instant Postum, a soluble form, made In the cup in
stantly, 80c and 60c tins.
(Jroccrs everywhere sell both kinds and the cost
per cup is about the same.
"There's a Reason" for Postum
TEMPER'TURE is ofen
jest a matter o' temper9"
sure. A pipe o
ca'm an' quiet will
lessen th' heat,
'specially under th'
VELVET, The Smoothest Smok-faff Tobacco, is
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smoothness a cool, slow burning-, bitcless smoke.
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