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THK OMAHA St'NDAY HY.V.: MAY 1, 101..
Winners in N. H. S. Debating League
Suits that were made
to sell at $18 and $20
specially featured at
KLEIN WINS FIRST
IN STATE DEBATE
OH THE UPGRADE
1 Secretary Royie Makes Report oil
wonainons r,xiiung at vau
THREE MILLION MORE DEPOSITS j
rx f f
: -fir . v - , .
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Blue Spring Orator Takes Prize in
Competition Among All High
LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL SECOND
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, May 15- (Special.)
Leonard W. Klein of the Blue
Springs High school, won the state
interscholastle championship in de
bate, when he defeated the cream of
Nebraska High schools at the dis
trict debate held here this morning
at the state university. Aaron S.
Speler. representing the Lincoln
High school was second and Donald
O. Moore of Geneva was third.
Eleven district champions were repre
sented In the final debate, which were
a part of the Fete day exercises for
Nebraska high school at the state uni
versity. The debate was held In Me
morial hall before a small crowd. Miss
Tub, representing Alliance, failed to ap
pear. The question rebated was: "Resolved,
That the United States Should Adopt
Government Ownership and Operation of
Railroads." Rutgers O. Van Brunt of
Beatrice, Donald D. Elliott of West
Point. Ralph BrooSs of Sargeant, Frank
Faux of South Omaha, Frank Harring
ton of O'Neill, Walter E. Christiansen of
Oakland, Dal Lants of Kearney and Ray
mond Wests of Trenton, were the other
Prof. M. M. Fogg-, president of the de
bating; league, who organised It, pre
sided, and Dean W. O. Hastings, Prof.
George N. Foster and Albert Watkins,
were the Judges.
Klein spoke on the negative end pre
sented a most original argument, which
won him first honors. He contended
government ownership would tnorease the
publto debt (20.000,000,000; would give the
dominant party in politic absolute con
trol over business and that pork barrel
methods of legislation would follow. He
contended regulation was the proper
means of handling the railroad question
and that prosecution of Illegal practice
and placing a few mis-doers behind the
bars, would bring about the desired re
sults. There was a wide .difference of opinion
over the success of government owner
ship of European lines.
The winner of the debate today gained
the title to the champlonhlp of the en
tire state. 110 schools having participated
in preliminary debates. '
Small Fruit Crop
Gives Promise of
Having Fine Yield
(From a Staff Correspondent)
LINCOLN. May 15. (Special.) The re
ports received at the office of the seo
' retary of the Nebraska State Horticul
tural society, indicate that the fruit
i trees In ths uncared for orchards that
! have survived the last few adverse sea
' sons and all the well cared for orchards
have from fair to heavy bloom.
In the extreme eastern part of , the
. state or the Missouri river territory, the
prospect for peaches is generally poor.
Some orcbardlst report good prospects.
Apples are good to excellent They
had heavy bloom and should have set a
good crop of fruit. Some damage was
done by cold rains at blooming period
to some of the varieties. .
Plums generally are good, cherries fair
to good, pears from poor to fair. Gen
erally the pears had light bloom.
Strawberries are good to excellent The
Ktand of Blunts generally Is reported
.n.i if weather conditions remain
'favorable a heavy crop should result
Raspberries and blackberries are fair to
good. Grapes generally are In excellent
.shape. Other fruits are gooa. inn
was no frost of any consequence In hls
In northeastern Nebraska prospects for
apples are reported good to very gooa.
Plums, cherries and strawberries good.
nther berries fair to good. Grapes fair
to good. Frost reported from this section
and some damage, but generally fruit
throuch In good shape.
in the central part of the state, peaches
are In poor shape; apples good with gen
t-rally heavy bloom; plums ana memo.
are good; pears only rair yrui-v.
.tr.wherriea sood to excellent; rospber
.rM blackberries fair to good with
some winter injury; grapes good. Frost
was reported from this section and some
damage was done on lowianas.
Notes from Seward.
SEWARD. Neb., May 16. (Speclal.)
Thn Stat. Fish commission had 20.000 pike
placed in the mill dam at Mllford this
l, i rm numbers of catfish and
crapples will be placed In the Blue river
at the kame point
E. U Godfrey and R. R- Spafford of
the state farm have Just made a soil
survey of fifty farms In K and F town-
tbtps. . . .
Decoration day will be observed here
on Monday. May 31.
Gf.orge Miles of Lincoln and Mrs. Myr
tle Hart of Seward were married by
Kev. Mr. Ludwlrk at S p. m. yesterday.
Charles Gladevlah dug nine coyotes out
of dn on his farm this week.
J. M. Dickinson, a prominent dtisen
of this place, has been very ill from par
alysis of the throat.
Mast Keep Slaughter lfowse Clean.
LINCOLN. May l5.-Speclal.-Com-plalntt.
entered by Food Inspector John
V. Moore against Frank Kelyia of Au
burn and Karl II. Klein of South Auburn
for keeping ui wuiltary slaughter houses
have bn finished, and both men were
fined the usual amount for a first of
fcne. according to a letter received at
the office of the food commission this
Grttlac Blfl Beadr.
LINCOLN. May 15. (Special.) Adjutant
Gencal Hall returned last night from a
trip to several towns where militia com
panies are located for the purpose of pre
paring rille ranges. These were arranged
for at iear;-.r. Hl"e Hill. Holdrege and
Hastings He U1 mako another trip
next Week to other points on the same
Apartments, flats, houses and cottages
can be rented quickly and cheaply by a
'Bee "For Rent" Ad.
SEEK HARYESTHELD WORK
Southerner Makes Inquiry of Labor
Commissioner to Find What
(From a Staff Correspondent.) .
LINCOLN, May 15. (Speclal.)-A com
munication sent to R. W. McGinn is of
the Northwestern railroad was referred
this morning to Labor Commissioner I
M. Coffey. The letter is from a man In
Mississippi who would like to bring 100
laborers to Nebraska for work in the har
Commissioner CofToy says It Is too early
to make any estimate as to how many
will be needed to assist in harvesting
Nebraska's crop of small grain.
Reports ooverlng accidents which have
been settled under the workmen' com
pensation law reached the office of the
labor commissioner this morning from
Omaha. None of them Is for a large
amount and most of them very small.
One man. who says he Is a ohauffeur,
reoelved damages of II for being bitten
by a bug. Another received 16.23 for be
ing hurt while lifting a box of caggabes.
Another got a small amount for having
had his hand out by a broken bottle and
another hit his elbow against the corner
of his work bench and reoeWed J7.00 for
doctor bills and t fop X-ray examination.
Work All Time In Wood River.
A complaint came In this morning from
Wood River, It being alleged that the
merchants of that town had given notice
that from now on .they would keep their
stores open every evening until 8 o'clock
and on Wednesday and Saturday nights
would run to the limit which usually is
11 to 12 o'olock. The complainant de
sired to kno wit there was any state law
which governed the working hours of
olorks in a store. Mr. Coffey will look
the matter up and let the applicant for
Information know. The late legislature
lifted the law regarding the hour of fe
male labor In towns of less than 6,w
Inhabitants, so that women In a town the
else of Wood River are not protectea by
the female labor law.
Boy is Pinioned
Under Dead Horse
... . i
BROKEN BOW, Neb., May K'-lHp-cial.)
Claude Spencer, a l-year-old boy.
living with his parents five miles South
east of here, met with a dangerous ex
perience while going after the mall, on
horseback. Th horse he was jidlng
stepped into a badger hole, threw tne boy
over his head, then rolled on top of hi in
and stayed there. Spencer was pinioned
under the animal for naif an hout. Fin
ally Leonard Hersh. a neighbor, heard
screams and went to his assistance. He
succeeded In. dragging the animal from
off the boy's body and then made the
discovery that the horse was dead from
a broken neck. Spencer was somewhat
bruised, but not badly hurt.
Broken Bow will nave a Chautauqua
this summer and the novel feature about
the enterprise la that the ministers In
town are baoking It and putting up their
own money. No one else Is connected with
The Odd Fellows of this city are ad
vertising for bids on the new building
they propose to oonstruot. The building
will be a two-story and a half affair and
will consist of a fire proof theater and
lodge room. It will oost about $1,000.
Weeplag Water Boys Win Prise.
WEEFING WATER. Neb.. May IB.
(Special) Carl Tefft. 13-year-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Tefft of this place.
has just received a prise of fc In cash
for an essay written on the subject . of
International Peace." The essay con
test was one held by the Church Peace
Union of New York City, an organisation
founded by Andrew Carnegie. Mr. Tefft
was one out of fifty school people under
15 years of sue who won $20 prizes and
was the only one in Nebraska who won.
(From a taff Correspondent I i
! LINCOLN, May U.-l8peoll.-ite. 1
sdurce have Increased since February
. 1 in the slat banks of Nebraska M.T47.
;!. 45. according to the report of Secre
tory fto.vse of the State Banking board
for the 7tt state banks as shown at the
close of business April 11. IMF.. Loans '
and discounts have Increased $2.ttn.3M12,
deposits, $S.017,OM .SO. The amount due
frqm banks and bankers has increased
with cash, li!4.16 .16.
Banks have increased In number during
the last year thirty-five; resources have
Increased. $1S,S7,?7.S0; loans and dis
counts. I7.7W.1CT.W; deposits. HLfW6.fc-a.0S;
cash and due from banks. t&,9, 299.30.
while bills payable and rediscounts have
decreased H75.4H4 47. The statement is as
1xsn and discount t K.GS.fcso.ta
limits, securities. Judgments,
claims, otc 1.21S..27
Due from na
tional and state
Cash 5,27.160.t- W.SM.S27.M
blinking house, furniture and
fixtures J.nss,TTa .40
Other real estate.. MM70.0G
Current expenses. taxes and
Interest raid 1,lilf,3.tt
Other assvte ... fil.iK4.i4
. iTotal M3s.Wl.KB.4S
Capital stock pall In lt.4fs.ioo 00
Surplus fund 4 .ir.3il.t4
fpdivWed .profits 3,oa.r.iio.9
paid t ia.6S0.ST
Individual ' de-- '
to check 40.S4t.79Ml '
cates of de
cates of de- '
. posit . 42.54MM.7S
bus to banks.... S.JW2.3l5.4 108.S28.floO.7l
Notes and Mils rediscounted. 1K2.141.H
BlUS payable R9S.496 S4
Other liabilities J0.2W.H5
Depositors' guaranty fund.... 944.172.87
...M2.S1 4.833. 4S
GOTHENBURG BOY DRAGGED
TO DEATH UNDER DISC
OfrTHENBl'RO, Neb., . May 15. (Spe
cial.) Howard, son ot Mr. and Mrs. 8am
Ostergard. who live north of here, fell
im front of a disc and received injuries
from which he died later. Tne ooy was
.vu.Mn a fntir-norsa team irom in
dlso when the horses became mgmeneo.
and ran. He was at one side, but in at
tempting to hold the horses his foot
eaught in the angle of the brace rod and
held fas. His folks formerly lived tn
Omaha and they removed to this place
about five years ago.
Nebraska School Notes.
FALLS CITT, Neb.. May 16. (Special.)
At a session of the meeting oi m
school board held on Friday night Pror.
Chester Beaver of the Broken Bow (Neb.)
school was chosen to take the place of
Prof. R. B. Carey, who has accepted a
like position In the Fairoury teo.i
MUs Helen Hanes of Springfield. 111.,
It the new domestlo science teacher. Miss
Ethel Rough of Nehawka, Neb., will have
charge of the commercial department.
music and penmanship will be under the
direction of Miss Helen Mattison of De
troit, Mich., and English and physiology
under Miss Elsie Lewis of the ealem
LINDSAY, Neb., May 15. (Special)
Prof. E. I Black of Otoe county, but at
the present time In Peru, has been elected
aa principal of the public schools for the
ensuing year, the present professor, Mr.
Martin, having decided to quit teaching.
The commencement exercise of the pub
lic schools will be held oft May 27. when
a clans of five will graduate, consisting
of Beulah Vrsal, Nettle Carlson. Helen
Busselman, Ruhy Carlson and Laverna
Thomazin. Superintendent Waterhouse
cf Fremont will deliver the address.
STELLA. Neb., May 15. (Special.) W.
L. Best has been elected superintendent
of the school at Liberty, In Gage county,
st $105 a month. Mr. Best came to the
Stella school two years ago. his super-
Intendency beginning when tne twemn
grade was added.
FARADA. Neb., May 13. (Special.)
Barada commencement exercises were
held Thursday night The major part of
the evening was spent In the rendition
of a play called "A Mock- Commence
ment" by the high school pupils. County
Superintendent Weber made a short talk
on "Nebraska's Schools" and then deliv
ered diplomas to Elmer Perclval. Pa
mara Prosaer and Wanda Wileman.
Prltehard Denied Pardon.
LINCOLN. May 15. 8pecial.)-The ap
plication for pardon made by Julius
Prltehard. sentenced to the penitentiary
for assault on a 7-year-old girl tn Oago
county, was denied by the pardon board
unanimously. Strong protests were made
by the Judge who tried htm, by the
county attorney and by a large number
of people. It was shown that Prltohard
had served two previous terms In Kansas
and Missouri penitentiaries.
SESSION LAWS TO BE READY
, . BY THE FIRST OF JULY
r- (From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, May 15. (Special.) Setre-
tary- of , State Pool denlres to correct a
statement published In some state papers
that the, 1915 session laws would be
ready by June 1. .It la possible that a
few .may, be ready by June IB. but there
Is no assurance, of that, according to the
secretary.' The contract calls for de
Uvery by July l,.and they will be ready
at ithat time, but It will be Impossible
to get them by the time given out yester
day.' : j . ,v. ,-.,'
Apartments, flats, houses and cottages
car) be rented quickly and cheaply by a
Be "For Rent" Ad.
, DR., nRADBCTtY IN NEW OFFICES
There it More Energy, Force,
; and Success
Hinging 'on. good teeth than any one thing
that gives, your 'body the spark of life.
GET iHItS .SPAnK BURNING
Kindle it with a free examination, tomorrow.
Let me advlse the necessities tor your teeth.
Then have them taken care of.
Ovet t6 years of experience with quality
and service without the pain for your money.
. Painless Extraction. and. Filling!, SOc up.
Teeth without plateg that look and work
like your own, guaranteed 10 years.
We give Shoppers' Mileage.
Railroad for 50 miles allowed.
"" ' Send tor Ft ee Booklet.
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14th and Farnam, Omaha. ; Hours I 8 to Ot Bnndays, 10 to 12.
Notes from Table Hock.
TABLE ROCK. Neb., May 15. (Spe
cial.) Considerable complaint Is heard
in this vicinity of the ravages of the
Hessian fir. but how great the damage
is likely to be can uol at present be ac
curately estimated. A few are prepar
ing to plow up their fields, but many
think the damage lias been greatly overestimated.
News has reached here of the death
of John huss, sr., st the home of his
son, John Hhuss, Jr. at Winchester,
Idaho. For many years the Hhuss family
resided a few miles south of here In the
edge of the South Fork precinct. He
wss in his Tvth year and his wife had
been dead about two years.
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Ixre. who live J
at DuBois. south of here, recently tele- j
bn.trd their fifty-fifth wedding anniver
wiry. Mr. and Mrs. lc.re tnve I'ved at
Ii;ola and vicinity for sixty nr. j
Mr. Clinton Ii. Knowles of this county
and Mis Mary wltmer of Lincoln were
nerrled on Tuesday at the residence of
the bride's parents In the capitsl city,
Rev H. H. Harmon offlc atlng. They
will make their home In Lincoln.
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a large assortment of fabrics to
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Note the saving in, prices be
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iCO.00 Refrigerator $24.00
$33.25 Refrigerator $26.60
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''V ' 'a I neT6r w'thit It. l now looks
:Ar .; i , V I pounds, i c
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