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THE BEE: OMAHA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 1917. STATE ONI NOT TO SHORTEN TERM Memfcera of Faculty Who En list Will Be Given Full Pay - for Year. CONTRACT TOE BUILDIHO - Lincoln, May 1. (Special.) There will be no shortened term at the Uni versity of Nebraska in spite of the fact that over 600 of the men students have left already for war service, the board of regents decided yesterday. The regents decided to continue classes until the regular closing time and also made plans for the regular summer school course, which is at tended largely by women, however. All of the members of the univer sity faculty, including deans, and the members of the business force, who desire to enlist in any branch of the federal service, will be given a leave of absence on full pay for the remain der of their term and their places will be held open for them upon their re turn. i Contract for New Building. The contract for the new agricul tural engineering building which will be constructed at the state farm went to the Olson Construction company of Lincoln for $132,450. The contract for the beating and plumbing was awarded to the L. W. Pomertne com pany of Lincoln for $13,495 and the Weyant Plumbing company of Lin coln also secured a contract for ad ditional work for $10,915. Plans for this new teachers' college to be erected on the city campus will be drafted immediately by the university architect and construction will start as soon as the contracts can be let . , No Appropriation for Sports, Owing to a lack of funds for main tenance and salaries at th farm and city campuses the board of regents served notice vn the athletic depart ment yesterday that no funds raised directly by taxation would be avail able for the support of athletics in the future. There is nearly $10,000 in the athletic board treasury now, so it is not anticipated this ruling will prove any hardship. United Workmen to Thresh Out Advance ' In Insurance Rates Advanced insurance rates of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, in effect today, will be a live topic of discussion at a biennial meeting of the grand lodge in Omaha, beginning next Monday at the Fontenelle. Seven hundred delegates, represent ing 35,000 members of 420 lodges in this state, will attend. Frank A. Anderson of Holdrege, grand master workman,- will preside. The new rates were authorised at a special grand lodge meeting in ft January. The schedule of increase is from 50 to 300 per cent. An effort will be made next week to have the advanced rates modified or rescinded. 1 , Franco-Belgian Exhibit Is to Open Thursday Three hundred thousand dollars is the value of the Franco-Belgian art exhibit which opens at the Auditor ium Ihursday at 4 o clock. Individ ual paintings, etchings, prints and sculptures range in price from $25 to $15,000.. r - Four portrait busts by Rodin, the greatest sculptor since Michael An gelo, will be exhibited. They are the severed head of John the Baptist and portrait busts of three artisit friends, Alphonse Legros, Eugene Guillaume ana r aiguiere, loaned by the uixenv berg galleries in Paris. All other works of art in the col lection are on sale for the benefit of maimed French soldiers and their destitute families. "Fighting Horses," by Alfred Roll a large and striking Minting, oronv ises to be one of the most inteiesiing pictures in the gallery. "Flemish Girl," a piece of sculpture done by Roll, will also be shown. The Fine Arts society brings the exhibit to Omaha, Sadler Denies that He Is a German Sympathizer George Sadler denied emphatically and in southern darkey dialect that he is a German sympathizer when he was brought into Marshal Flynn's office in the feral building George was arrested by federal guards on the bridge at South Sioux City, . He explained to the marshal that he was crossing the bridge, when seme men with guns stopped him. Thinking It was a "holdup," he ex ecuted a rear movement with great speed. The men pursued him, shoot ing their guns George thinks he would have escaped, but a barbed wire entanglement or fence loomed - ut and he was captured and later sent to Omaha. George held tip his right hand anil twore that he nevpr Iuti.J nobody and never wanted to harm nobody." He was released under pro-.iise to rcpun to me marsnai ai intervals. Settlement in Insurance Case Set Aside by Court Henry Beal. who says he was Oma ha's first independent -meat packer and a wealthy man in the '80s, won a point in his fight for a judgment against the Kri.nk fort Insurance com pany, when Judge Sears of district court set aside a $100 settlement made last year. leal was working as a day laborer last August when he was injured fol lowing the collapse of a derrick. He settled with the insurance company for $100 before Judge 'Day, sitting in rq'iity court Eight days later one of his legs was amputated. His .attorneys went before Judge Sears and asked that the case be re opened, even though a settlement had . been made. . , .. Judge Day has been subpoenaed as a witness. ' ' """flPai-isian Cloak Co. is selling SUITS Wednesday at $15 that formerly sold as high at $45 mostly all are navys and blacks. No bright colon. Sea ad on page s. , ' Hurry, for . 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