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WAR POPULAR IN
Member of Reichstag Sayi Present
Conflict Wai Demanded by
INTERVIEW WITH BERNST0RFF
Arahnssudor Mays Of rmaiif la Hound
to Win In F.nd Bernoae Its Cmiae
la Jnst Says War la Due
PAKI8. Aug. 24. a. nO-t-Ahbn Wet
trrle, a former member of the Hclchs-
tsg fiim AlMira, writing for a morning
paper, say that It la a mistake to be
lieve the war waa the work of either
Kmperor William or German officialdom.
"It la." he saya, "the will of the people
of every degree who have been made to
believe that the German race la superior
to ail olhera and ought to dominate, the
universe . Tha mpeor would hava com
promised his crown If . he .had tried to re
sist the' popular movement.'
LONDON. -.Aug.- ?4,' (4:2 p.- m )-The
Londpn newspapers today quote the Ger
man newspaper, Tagllarhe Rundschau aa
declaring; that Belgium bitterly will fue
the day alie dared to oppoae Ha mighty
neighbor. Great Britain, the German
newspaper -aleo ssys, will pay dearly for
Ita Interference In this war by seeing the
permanent aatabllahment of a Oerman
naval baae on the coaat of Belgium.
The pan-Germanlo nrgana declare that
tha portions of Belgium now overrun by
the German army will be permanently In
corporated In the German empire.
Brrnatortr Kara Germany Will Win.
NEW YORK. Aug. 24.-Count Von
Bernstorf, the German ambaaaador to
tha United 8 tat fa, returned to hla poat
today on tha steamer Noordam and gave
out one of tha moat authoritative Inter
views yet expressed . here on Germany's
attitude toward tha war. Germany waa
bound to win In the end, he said; It was
fighting because her rauaj waa just, lie
predicted that Americans would come to
regard tha conflict In this light. Italy,
ha believed, would not permit Itself to
take sides against Germany.
"From tha emperor to tha lowest un
killed workman In the fatherland, Ger
many is united to defend itsejf agalnat tha
frivolous and unwarranted attack of Jeal
ous ppwers,' said tha ambassador. "The
Oerman people will fight to a finish and
will be victorious In the end.
"At the outbreak of the war." he con
tinued, "the English cut tha cable to this
neutral country for the sols purpose of
preventing tha truth from coming here.
There waa no excuse for that act except
the desire to deceive 'the people of the
Vnlted Bute aa to tha true conditions of
"Tha calling of tha Japanese Into a
European quarrel shows one thing atjove
all else. It Is that England does not feel
very safe. The Japanese will doubtless
take Klao-Chow sheer weight of num.
bars assures that. But by the and of the
war Japan will have the supremacy of
tha Pacific a thing it has striven for
during many years. Japan took ad van
tage of tha situation to strike this blow
for the sola purpose of acquiring thla
supremacy. , . .
Few Germans Attack Lies:,
''When the trte story of tha assault on
LJege is told, Americans will hava a far
different opinion than that gained from
the colored accounts from Belgian, French
and English sources. As a matter of fact,
the troops undor-von Kmmlch which went
to tha aasault et. this strongly fortified
position numbered only between 6,000 apd
(.000 infantry and cavalry. The taking of
Liege was one of the greatest military
feats in modern times. What waa ex
pected to take weeks was accomplished, in
days by two brigades. Von Emmlch was
lightly wounded In tha leg during tha
attack, but did not relinquish command."
Tha ambaaador denied reports that the
German crown prince had been wounded
by an assassin in Berlin. Moreover, he
added, the crown prince never had been
wounded' before Liege, for the simple
reason that he was not at IJege, but In
command of tha troops at tha fortress at
(lemur Xot A(frHor,
"Germany has been attacked and there
fore had no responsibility for the war,"
Count von Bematorff said. 'To tha last
man in tha empire we will defend our
country. This war has no other object
but the destruction of tha German and the
Austrian 'empires, and we believe we
will be able to provevto all tha world that
this cannot be accomplished.
"Tha German people are aa one man
for tha war. It is neither the emperor's
war, nor a war of tha officers, as many
have charged. It is a war of the German
'The women, children and old men
hya 'unoomplalnlngly gone. Into the fields
to gather tha crops glad to jive what
help they can to thalr country. And we
have wonderfut crops this year. Every
nan, woman and child old enough to
know what war means has volunteered
to some service. As an Illustration there
ia a multimillionaire In Munich who Is
today delivering mall front door to door.
Us volunteered to do a postman's work
becu,e the postman had to go to war."
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AND SIXTEENTH fiTRCrTS
GREAT BATTLE IS
RAGING AT MANY
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rectlng Its. efforts on the Verdun
Nancy line of defenses and now oc
"Travelers returnlnfr hera from
Germany say that troop movements
in the western part of the empire
have subsided considerably and that
the mobilization evidently has been
achieved. The railroads are now
principally occupied with the trans
portation of munitions of war. Most
of these are passing through Dussel
dort, Coblenti, Mains and Rastatt."
(ireat Battle Continues.
PARIS. Aug. 24. (10:15 a. m.)
The following announcement was
made here today:
"The great battle between the
greater part of the forces of England
and France against the bulk of the
Oerman army continues today.
"The mission of the English and
the French Is to hold virtually the
entire German array In' Belgium.
while our Russian allies pursue their
successes tn the east.
"The Russians occupy a territory
fifty miles wide In Oerman frontier.
"After a great victory the Servians
are now ready to Invade Austrian
territory to the north of the river
"The Russian line on the Oerman
frontier extends from Tilsit to Inver
burg and Arls. The Oerman popu
lation is evacuating Wlllenberg.
ninety-one miles southeast of Koen
Igsberg, because of the arrival of
Russian forces from Poland, which
already have penetrated a considera
ble distance toward Soldou."
Preach Official Statement.
PARIS. Aug. M.-The following official
announcement was Issued tonight:
'A great battle Is now In progress along
a vast line extending from Mona to the
frontier of Luxemburg. Our troops are In
conjunction with tha British and have as
sumed everywhere the offensive. We are
faced by almost the whole Oerman army,
both active and reserve.
"Tha ground, especially on our rtcht. la
thickly wooded and difficult. The battle
is likely to last several days.
"Tha enormous extent of the front and
the great number of forces Involved
makes It Impossible to follow step by step
tha movements of each of our armies.
We muat await tha result of ths first
phase of the combat before we can form
any conclusion aa to the situation. Other
wise we should be giving to the press di
vergent and contradictory news, since
surh a battle naturally is made up of
actions and reactions which follow and
connect In a continuous manner.
"In Vosges tha general situation deter
mined us to withdraw our troops from
Donon and tha Baales pass. Those points
were no longer of any importance, since
we occupied the fortified line, beginning at
Grand Couronne de Naacy. Luneville Is
occupied by the Germans, and at Namur
the Germans are making great efforts
against ths forts, which resist energeti
cally. "The fort at Liege still hold. Fort
Chaudefontalne haa been the scene of
heroism, which affirms once more the
brilliant valor of the Berglsn army.
'The fort, which commands the rail
road to Aix-La-Chapelle, by Vervleri and
the tunnel to Chaudefontalne, was sub
jected to a continual and extremely vio
lent bombardment When It was reduced
to a mere heap of ruins and Major Na
meche, the commanding officer, fudged
that further resistance was Impoasib'e, he
blocked up the tunnel by running several
locomotives into each other and set fire
to the fuses leading to the mines sur
rounding tha fort.
"Ilia mission then accomplished. Major
Kamerhe determined that the Q.'tman
flag ahould not fly even over the runs of
his fort, blew up the powder ma 3 a line
ON BOTH SIDES IN
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message from tha foreign office In He.-lln:
"Tha army of the Oerman crown prim
has won a declalve victory northwest of
DLedenhlsen over five French army
corps. The retreat of the southern French
wing on crdun has been cut off. The
French troops were repulsed across ths
river Meuae In oomplste rout The crown
prince's army, giving chase, took manv
prisoners and It is declared th. rs...
troops are no longer able to face the
lerrme nre of the German infantry."
Mia west State Pensions
WA8HINQTON. Aug. l4.-SpelaJ Tele
gram.) Tht number of pensionera 00 the
roll at the pension office and the amount
paid ending June 30 in Iowa. Nebraeka.
Hith Dakota and Wyoming were aa
follows: Pensioners. Amount.
Nebraska 1J ThS . .l
Iowa .... M7
South Dakota S IM 1 1M 47
THE ALLIES BACK
Titanic Struggle, with Namur ai
Center. Taxe the Strength of
French and Eritiih.
GERMAN FORCES ARE MASSED
Frfni-b Find Thf mtrlTfi Opposed by
Ktmntfr Rfilatinrr Than Waa
at the Start Us perted-
Bftfrnfi la l.erralne.
(Copyright, 1914, Pre-.- Publishing Co.)
LONDON, Aug. 2 4. (Special Ca
blegram to New York World and
Omaha Bee) Official announcement
of the war's developmentg tonight
made It certain that a great battle Is
going' on between the allies and the
Germane In Belgium, along a front
that extends almost 'from the old
fortified town of Mons, close to the
French frontier In Hainault, to the
fiontler of the Duchy of Luxemburg.
passing through Charlerol and
Namur on the Sembre and Meuso
This front Is about 100 miles long
on the. map, the main fighting, how
ever, the dlHpatches Indicate, is be
tween Charlerol and Namur, twentj
miles apart, though the winding of
the Sembre makes the distance by
road twice as far.
Siren n of fiermans.
The German army, sweeping
through Belgium, is fully 200,000
strong, according to estimates made
by correnpondents, and Is preceded
by a great screen of cavalry, reported
to number 70,000.
There are divergent reports of
movements of this great force, some
correspondent saying that the Oer-n-uns
are marching straight to Lille
and others that the objective it
Valenciennes, another fortified
French city, thirty miles aoutheast of
Lille. But apart from these guesses,
there are Indications that the Oer
mans are converging towards the
southeast to the position occupied by
Allies Take Offensive.
Namur Is being shelled by the Or-
mans' artillery, and word comes fror,
Paris of sharp fighting at Luttre, a
village north of Charlerol. It Is alsc
announced that the British and
French troops are taking the offen
sive and attacking the advancing
Germans, and reports are current 01
a plan by which the Belgian army
at Antwerp will combine with theli
allies at Namur and cut the German
forces In two.
It may be several days before the
full story of operations will be
known, for the Paris authorities an
nounce that the public must wall
until a decisive result has taken"
Reverse In Lorraine.
In Lorraine It Is evident that the
French have suffered a severe defeat
at the hands of the Germans, for ll I,
is aamutea that Luneville. a fortified
Place ten miles inside the French
border, Is now occupied by the Ger
mans, while the French, presumably
under General Joffre, the commander-in-chief
have alien back on the
ring of forts surrounding Nancy.
This Is a serious reverse, for the Ger
mans at no time before had obtained
such a strong footing In French terri
tory. Luneville la a town of 20.000 In
habitants. Details of the fighting. In
which General Joffre was forced lo re
tire, are still awaited with anxiety In
Paris and hers. The progress of the
French troops Into Lorraine had been ao
swift and easy that tha news of this re
verse has come as a great shock to
Holding- Own In Alsare.
In A I -ao there la no newa of any
further fighting; presumably the French
are holding their own there.
From Huaaia and Bervla comes news
of success for , tha allied arms. Ths
Russians hava occupied Insterberg. a
town on the way to the fortress of Koe-
mgberg in eastern rrulssia, and an
Important railroad center. 8t Petersburg
reports that the Germans were over
whelmed at Gumblnnen by the Russian
forces, which captured many guns and
One report tonight says that the Ger.
mans have decided to retire across tho
Vistula, thus abandoning all of eastern
Prussia to the Russians. The Vistula
flows fully 100 miles from the furthest
Hueslun Invasion Imnlaeat.
Tha Russians are said to ha,v an Im
mense army concentrated on the invasion
of Prusslu, and the reports of initial sue
cess of their arms has caused great ex
citement In the Russlsn capital. The
German forces In east Prussia are said
to consist of not more than itOO.oOu men
at the outside.
The Servian defeat of the Austrtans on
the Drlna Is confirmed, and It Is said
that the Austrian army, consisting of
nine divisions, waa practically anni
hilated. The Montenegrins have also ad
ministered a severe defeat to the Aus
trian, according to St. Petersburg.
Hits Mine and Sinks
LONDON, Aug. H-ln dispatch from
Paris the correspondent cf the Kxchange
Telegraph company says the t.iu,r
this afternoon publishes a message from
NikIu Servla. saying that an Austrian
monitor struck a mine In the Adriatic
and was destroyed. The crew of the mon
The location of this accident is given
as between Orchava and Beslach.
PRESENTS COLORS TO MEN
OTTAWA, Aug. 24.-Prlnces Patricia,
this morning presented camp colors to
the Princess Patricia Canadian IlKht in
fantry at Church Parade at the mobili
sation ground of the regiment. Lans
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VESSELS OF FOUR
(Continued from Past One.)
he streets. The popular manifestations.
rowever, do . not approach the enthus-
asm, which preceded the war with
Count Von Rex, the Oerman ambaasa-
aor. haa been handed hla passports. He
ibbably will leave for America either
n the Minnesota, salllrg August 27, or
he Manchuria, which departs on Au
gust St. Georg W. Guthrie, the Ameri
can ambassador, will represent Germany.
rhe diet haa been convoked in special
session for September 3. .
Anstrln to Keep Ont.
The. Austrian cruiser Kalserln Elisa
beth, which latterly was at Tsing Tau,
the seaport of Klao Chow, is reported
o have sailed. It probably will go to
a neutral port and disarm. It. Is be
lieved this action wilt keep Austria out
of the war in the orient, although un
foreseen circumstances may force Japan
to change this policy. No action yet
has been taken relative to Austria and
tne foreign office hss explained that
Japan will remain friendly unless Aus
tria adopts an attitude which it regards
It is reportsd here that Germany has
been trying to transfer the German rail
road in Phantung, China, to America.
Toklo believes, however, that the United
States puraulng the Doltcy of neutrality
outlined by President Wilson will not
accept. President Wilson's announcement
of neutrality has greatly pleased the
Does Not Want Kino Chow.
KARUIZAWA KYU. Japan. Aug. 23.
U1:& a. m ) Saburo Bhlmada, a member
of the opposition in parliament in an ad
dress here today before the summer
colony, which Includes many Ame leans,
said that he believed Japan had no desire
to keep Klao Chow, He asserted that it
waa Japan's policy to prevent a atlr-up
"The retaining of Klao Chow," he said,
"would mean the danger of a revolution
in China and incurring the ill-mill of
America, Japan is appreciative of Ger
many's contribution to Japanese civilisa
tion, but la resentful because the kaiser
first raised the cry bt 'yellow peril' and
that Oermany desired a combination to
oust Japan from Port Arthur In 18s."
(Cont'nued from Page One.)
enormous tn the series of battles fought
along ths front In the last six days.
Though the Russian loss was not Incon
siderable, the spirit of the. men Is such
as is with all victorious armies, who win
no matter what the ccst.
t'narara of Itore Oaarai,
The corps of the Elite Horse Guards
was especially distinguished by a brilliant
charge and capture of a German battery
with heavy loss.
Among the trophies of the victory Is
a large amount of German railway roll
ing stock and equipment with tho neces
As a net result of the fighting on thi
'tusao-German front, the Russians se
cured a position with both flanks rest
ing upon large areas of marshy land
. hlch Is impracticable for maneuvering
of large armies and behind it is a net
work of German railways to assist In
launching the next blow.
Heport from London,
LONDON, Aug. I4.-a 30 a. m ) An
nouncement is mads In St. Petersburg
that the Germans are In full retreat and
crossing the Angerapp river in East Prus
sia, according to a be Peteraburg corre
epondent of the Reuter's Telegram com
pany. Tha correspondent adds that the
passage) across the river near Barken
men la in the handa of the Russian. To
the nest of the Masur lakea the Russians
occupied Johannlsburg, Ortelburg and
"tVdau. flfty-clcht miles northwest of
Thorn." the correspondent continues,
"was occupied today. The inhabitants
fled. The Oermans evacuated Nelden
burg, seventy miles southeast of Elblng,
after setting the place on fire.
"The battle of Gumblnnen la claimed to
have decided the fate of Prussia on this
side of the Vistula river."
The correspondent In addition sends tha
following statement. Issued Saturday:
"Nine Russian squadrons, attacked near
the station of Pluhov, between Zlotchcff
and Sboroff, a force double their strength.
The Austrlans accepted battle, but were
rolled over. We captured two mounted
batteries and 140 prisoners.
"The Austrian forces attacking the
town of Vladimir Volhynskiy, near the
Gallcla frontier, Is in headlong retreat
toward Sokot, Austria, forty-flva miles
northeast of Lemberg. We are occupying
some of the fords across the Seret river.
Our offensive movement In eastern Ga
llcla ia being carried on successfully."
German Losses . Enormous.
LONDON, Aug. 24. (J;10 a. m.)-A Tlmea
dispatch from St. Fetereburg. confirming
that the Ruaalan left has completely en
veloped the remnants of the Germans,
leaving the lake regfon and the line of the
German retreat toward the Angeranh
river. In Eaat Prussia, and the Masur
lakes In Russian hands, says that the
Russians arc even now sweeping tha en
virons of Insterburg and have occu
pied Darkehmen, and thus the line be
tween Thorn and Pantslc Is now within
the sphere of Russian operations.
"I learn from an authoritative source,"
says the correspondent "that the German
forces engaged lost two-thirds of their
effectives. Unless the Germans are able
to bring up strong reinforcements, which
Is doubtful, owing to ths selxure of the
Important railways and road communica
tions by tha Russians, the later may now
proceed to the Investment of Konigs
berg. "The flight of the inhabitants from
Wlllenberg, ninety-one miles southeast
of Konlgsberg, is variously Interpreted
here. Some of the military writers at
tribute it to the Russian advance on the
Masur lakes; others believe It directly due
to another Russian movement from Po
land toward Allenstein, sixty-five miles
south of Konlgsberg, which, if substan
tiated, threatens serious consequences for
the German forces In northern Prussia."
Apple Crop Larger
Than Last Year's
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24 -An apple crop
of 210.000,010 bushels Is forecasted today
by the Department of Agriculture, which
bases Its estlmats on its latest reports.
That la about 88.000.000 bushels more than
last year, but 85,000,000 bushels less than
In 1912 .and about 4.000,000 less than in
1911. The mean price to producers In tha
three months of heavy marketing, Sep
tember, October and November, last year
waa 86. t cents a bushel. In 112 "it was
S2.S cents and In 1911 it was f 7 cents.
Forecast of production in west I -n states
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AUSTRIANS DENIED PASSAGE
ON ITALIAN STEAMSHIP
NEW YORK, Aug., 14 Fifty Germans
and Austrtans were today refused pas
sage on tho Italian steamship StampeJla,
due to sa l Wednesday for Naples. Agents
of the line. La Veloce, announced that
they had received orders from their home
office to permit only Americans, Italians
or persons belonging lo a neutral country
to engage paaaage on ita ships until fur
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24.-(8paclal Tele
gram.) Nebraska postmasters appointed
today: bellevue. Sarpy county, Raymond
E. Ktepp, vice Helen Fletcher, resigned;
Kndlcott, Jefferson county, Mamie ll.
Junri. vice Charles W. Slaughter, re
iKiid: Kddyvtlle, Dawson county, Peter
M. Cunningham, vUe Edward McMabon.
Civil service examinations will be held
on September : (or postmaster at Ells
worth and lomsr, Neb,
Tretis Hall of Lay ton. Ia., haa been ap
pointed a teacher at Pine Kldga Indian
schoole of Lakota.
io toft Ice at Loyal. Custer, county. Ne
braska, haa been discontinued; mall to
RE AGHESNE W YORK
Tourist. Pay $200,000 for a Trip,
Practically Buying' the Boat
COMMITTEE MEETS DEFICIT
Voyage of. 141 an Said to Have Been
Wlthoat . Parallel T roe hie la
Arranging; Trip Berssie of
.. . . Lack. vf.Gald.
NEW TORK. Aug. M. -The first of the
specially chartered ships to bring Ameri
can refugees of Europe, the Itlaian liner.
Principe . Dl Udlne, steamed Into New
York .harbor today with 399 passengers.
They had paid in the aggregate $300,000
for their passage, for this wss the sum
given the Lloyd Sabaudo .company at
Genoa on condition , that the. vessel be
turned over to the refugees and go direct
to New York. Each passenger paid 130
gold aa a minimum for-first, cabin ac
commodations, leaving a deficit of ibout
H0,000, which will be met by the commit
tee which arranged tha trip.
In a long statement issued at New York
today, detailing the acute conditions that
Americans confront abroad, the commit
tee aaya tha money waa well spent.
The voyage of the Udlna and the cir
cumstances which preceded it are perhaps
without parallel. It was a case . of buy
ing a ship, as It were, to get. out of
Europe. Tha greatest difficulty was ex
perienced In arranging the financial de
tails at Genoa, for while there' were mil
lions reprenented. among the Americana in
the enterprise, getting cash was quite an
other matter- ' ' ' '
After proposition and counter proposi
tion, had been made,' the liner finally got
.way at Wednesday noon, August 11
'' (Void Rearhes Berlin.
,. BERLIN Aug.' 24. vla ' Copenhagen
and London, 2:20 p. hi.) Henry-8.' Breck
enrldge, assistant secretary . of war at
Washington and ' ten, officers from the
American cruiser Tennessee,' .arrived in
Berlin Sunday morning on a- special train
from Holland. They brought gold coin
sent by the American government for the
succor of needy Americans in Germany.
Parcel Post Makes
Safe Deliveries to
City From Farm
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24,-Praetlcablllty
of the parcel post as a medium of direct
exchange between city dwellers and Pro
ducers of the farms has been established
by a test In ten cities, the Postofftoe de
partment announced today.
Postmasters report that tha new sys
tem had been welcomed in nearly all
communities: that It appeared as a factor
In reducing the cost of living and that im
I provements under way assured Its
growth. Damag-e to parcels In shipment
amounted to less than one-tenth of I per
cent. It was said, and that was mainly
due to Inefficient packing.
Tests were made In Washington, Bt.
Louis, Boston, Baltimore, Atlanta, Bir
mingham, San Francisco, Rock Island,
III.; Lynn, Mass., and LaCrosae, Wis.
In the majority of places postal hlp
ments of tha more perishable articles,
such as buttsr and dressed poultry, de
clined during the hot weather. Under beat
conditions from eight to twenty hours
elapse between dispatch and delivery.
In some sections It was stated ths
farmers Impeded expansion of the service
to some extent by naming prices which,
by comparison with quotations In the
local markets were considered too high
by city purchasers. In nearly all cases,
however, the postmasters reported the
plan provided city families with a better
grade of farm product In Ran Fran
cisco to Insure prompt delivery of perish
able matter, addresses are notified by
Paris Reports Town
of Nancy is Taken
PARIS. Aug. 24.-09:23 a. m.)-A rumor
Is in circulation in Paris this morning
thai the Germans have occupied the un
fortified town of Nancy, Thla report,
however, lacks confirmation.
Nancy la the eapltot of Muerthe and
Moselle, thirty-five miles south of Met,
on the left bank of the river Muerthe.
It is about Un miles from the German
frontier. It is one of the beet and finest
built towns of France and has a popula
tlon of over 90,000, Of the ancient forti
fications of the town, only the citadel
has been preserved.
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KELLY, A PE0FESS0R, IS SEAN
Chan ares Effective and Officer
Will Enter t pon Discharge
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Rev. Francis X. McMenamy. S. X. vleo
presldent of Crelghton university and
dean of the college of arts since June,
191 1, has been appointed president of tha
institution, ' succeeding Rev. Eugene A.
Magevney, S. J., appointed to that posi
tion following the resignation of Rev, M.
P. Powllng, 8. J.. February 22. im.
President McMenamy resided for many
years In St. Louis, receiving his prelimi
nary training In Ft Louis university,
there taking courses In arts, philosophy
and theology. Immediately before com
ing to Omaha he occupied the chair of
philosophy at St. Louis university and
prior to that time taught English and
Latin at Marquette university, Milwaukee,
W'ls. His administration at Crelghton tn
the position of dean of the college of
art and sciences has been characterised
by a patient devotion to details snd by a
sympathetic Interest in tho student body:
as a practical school man he haa dis
played unusual ability and his reputation,
it Is satd, has been spread throughout
the state by the part he haa taken In the
versions of the State Teachers' associa
tion. Conservative and yet progressive,
he haa come 'to be regarded as a safe
counselor In matters educational and .han
fully sustained the high repute In which
the position of. dean waa held by his Im
mediate successor, Rev. M. J. O'Connor,
6. J., who also enjoyed the confidence of
Nebraska teachers and gave up the . work
of education only to accept an Important
position on the editorial staff of a New
York magazine of national circulation.
. From long and intimate associations
with him the student body has come to
look upon the new president as upon a
father, and hla elevation to this new dig
nity will .find a quick response In tho
heart of every Crelghton student.
Kelly as Dean.
President McMenamy will be succeeded
as dean of the college by Rev. Robert A.
Kelly, S. J... who during the last year
has been professor of. languages in the
The retiring president, who is to leava
Omaha during tha coming week, will take
up professorial duties in some one of the
Jesuit oolleges of the middle west after
enjoying a vacation. During his admin
istration the university has made marked
progress; all of the faculties have been
strengthened, the requirements for en
trance and graduation raised, the enroll
ment has grown from 686 to 1,280 and a
great deal of expensive equipment has
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