The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, July 04, 1902, Image 1

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One Person Killed and Several
I Injured Near Racine.
Farm Property Valued at Many Thou-
1 lands of Dollars Destroyed , Stock
Killed and Growing Crops Ruined.
Havoc In Storm's Path.
Racine , Wls. , July 3. A eft-etch of
country half a mlle wide , from the
town of Raymond east to Huspor , in
the township of Caledoniatula coun
ty , a dlstanco of ton miles , was swept
.by a tornado late yesterday after
noon. One man was killed , several
persons were Injured , forty houses and
barns were wrecked , thirty or forty
bead of stock were killed , hundreds of
trees were blown down , hundreds of
acres of grata ruined and other damage -
ago done , the property loss amount
ing to many thousands of dollars.
The storm first struck the house of
JWllllam Cook , Just west of Raymond ,
and blew It to pieces. J. J. L&lne's
bouse was then wrecked and Mr.
Lalng was badly hurt , but his family
escaped. His barns were also
Wrecked. The roof und one wing of
George West's house , nearby , were
blown away. The house and all of
the barns and other buildings of Ell-
Bha Lower were demolished and three
persons were Injured In the wreck.
fTho barns of Frank Eastman at Kll-
bourne are all gone. At Caledonia ,
the. barns and home of Albert Herr-
man were carried away , William Hess
Jest his barn's and had two horses
killed and Christian Erb's barns were
The only fatality reported Is at the
home of O. Thysen of Caledonia. His
bouse was completely wiped away and
also the barns , and Thysen was
'hilled. The other members of the
family escaped sdrlous injury. "
i Reports from the' district state that
many other barns and houses
were blown , away and that It Is hard
to estimate the exact number. A son
of Elisha Lower was driving a horse
attached to a wagon loaded with farm
implements. The storm caught and
carried him and the wagon Into a field
100 yards away. The horse was killed
and the young , man Injured.
IJ Fatal Storm In Michigan , , * . . .
"July * Si A
swept through the southwestern part
of Michigan late -yesterday afternoon.
Near North Adams , the Tesldenco of
Mrs. Van Patten was demolished , the
barn of M. W. Rood was blown from
its foundation and another house was
unroofed. Mrs. Van Patten and Mr.
and Mrs. Gamble , her son-in-law and
daughter , had taken refuge in the
cellar and were severely injured , Mrs.
( Van Patten probably seriously. At
Leonida , a farmer living near there
was crushed to death against a tele
graph pole. Near Dendon , John Bow
man , an aged man , was severely Injured -
jured by falling rafters in the col
lapsing home of Henry Powers.
' Three Killed by a Tornado.
Terre Haute , July 3. A terrific
windstorm passed over Momence , 111. ,
last night. Meager particulars are re
ceived over a railroad wire this ,
morning and report three men killed.
iThrto Brpthtfrs Lie Down on Edge ,
b \ fall to Escape Car.
* youn sjpwn , O. , July 3. Three
brothers , Mike , Slrooo and Luke Sha-
tykvle , worp caught on the trestle of
UJQ Mabppfng Valley Electric line
near Struthers , four miles east of
here , last night and in an endcayor
to escape Injury lay down on the edge
of the rails.
Luke was struck by the oar and
'died from a fractunrd skull. Mike
had his left arm torn off , leg fractured
and nose broken and is In a critical
condition. Simon was knocked off
Snto a gulley thirty" feet below , but
escaped with slight Injuries.
Nemaha Valley Flooded.
Auburn , Neb. ; July 3. The Nemaha
riveris the highest for nine
teen years and is still rising. The
iwhole Nemaha yalloy is flooded and
'Auburn ' is cut off from the cast and
north. Crops on the bottom lands
nro ruined. At Elmwood , north of
liore , seven Inches of rail fell Tuesday
night , flooding the town and washing
the Missouri Pacific tracks badly.
Tunnel Caves In.
. Minerva , O. , July 3. With a rum
bling and grinding that could be
'beard ' for miles , the tunnel on the
( Lake Erie , Alliance and Wheeling
railroad , near , here , caved In its en
tire length yesterday. There was but
one life lost. The victim was Joseph
Uigglns. The other workmen escaped
by running when the first fall oc-
| CeleryJSrowero Hard "Hit.
Kalamazoo , Mich. , July 3. This vi
cinity was visited last night by the
heaviest rainfall of the season. It Is
estimated that two Inches of rain fell
firithln an hour. Many of the celery
Holds worq submerged , and In some In-
otanccs crops wore washed away. The
Joss to the celery1 growers alone will
be thousands of dollars.
| Oklahoma Town Badly Scorched.
Outhrle , Okla. , July 3. Watonga ,
> . county seat of Elaine county , was
" bjr a flestructlvo fire early yes-
terday , the loss exceeding $50,00o.
The heaviest losers wore the Kosh
Hardware company , $15,000. and the
Tyler & Cronkhlt department stores ,
$25,000. The buildings burned formed
thoi "Hnclpal portion of Main itrcot
an oiJ < J . . . * ' -
Story That News Hcs Been Received
of Missing Steamers Denied.
' San Francisco , July 3. The AIaBka
Commercial company's ntqajnqr St.
Paul arrived yesterday fpjm Capo
Nome , with news of the steamers
Portland and Jaonlo that qgos not
agree with the report which reached
hero through the steamer CJontonnlal
at Port Townsenu two days ago. The
word nftw. Is that the revenuia' cutter
Thetis was. spoken In Bcmn's ' straiten
on Juno 18 i that she had then been
out ten days and had si > on nothing
of the Ice-lmprlsoncd VCSBBB. Every
thing that the St. Paul 'tolls of the
ships Is at variance with the Centen
nial advices. The fact that the former
loft Nome on June 22 , two days after
the Centennial left , , would make her
report seem moro reliable and , be
sides , she belongs to the eamo people
who own the Portland.
The whaling bark WiJHam P. Bay-
Its , Captain Cottle , arrived at Nome
on June 20 and reports that natives
of Dlomedes island told him that tha
whaling bark Belvldere , the steamer
Jaenie and a passenger steamer , sup
posed to bo the Portland , drifted
through the straits between Juno 1
and 8 , the whaler passing on the 1st ,
the Portland on the Gth and the Jaenlo
on the 8th.
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Wealthy New York Man Fatally Shot
In Encounter With Robber.
New York. July 3. Albert C. Latl-
mer , a wealthy stationer of this city ,
who11 lives in Brooklyn , was fatally
shot at his home in a < struggle with
a burglar. The burglar escaped , leav-
InsJUs.jahqssi.Rn.d , cap behind. ,
Having been awakened by his wife ,
who heard a voice , Mr. Latlmct
started to make av search. As hf
opened closet door the burglar ,
marked , ' dashed out and' Mr. Latlmei
grappled 'with hlmi fri the struggla
thV'robbor flred-'two shots and aftei
the , second , Mr. Latlmer foil. His as
sailant then leaped over him anil 'fled
through n kitchen window , where ho
had entered the house.
A policeman a block away heard the
Bhpts and the screams of Mrs. Latl-
mer arid ran to the house. thorough
search was .made of the neighborhood ,
but no trace of the burglar-was found ,
Mr. Xatlmer'Tvas taken tea : hospital ,
where the doctors after an- examina
tion said he could not live.
Funeral Party Drives Husband and
Sister of Dead Woman Out of Town.
Sterling , 111. , July 3. The funeral
of Mrs. John Seibert of Mount Morris ,
near here , was delayed yesterday un
til the mourners could adjourn to a
corn field and administer ai coat of tar
end feathers to the husband and sister
of the dead woman. Then the funeral
proceeded , but the two who were to
have been chief mourners were absent
The house was filled with sorrowing
neighbors when some of them discov
ered Selbert'In another room , hugging
and kissing Mrs. Theodore Wolfe.
The crowd quickly dragged the
couple to the corn field. A plentiful
supply of tar was poured over the vic
tims and the feathers from a pillow
were added. Then the two were
driven from the village and ordered
never to return. Mrs. Seibert died ol
consumption and during the two years
of her sickness It Is alleged that her
husband was continually making love
to his wife's sister.
Chicago Youth Pours Burning Gaso
line Over Himself and Others.
Chicago , July 3. In trying to Imi
tate an Egyptian fire swallower , Harry
Loughren , twelve years old , poured
burning , gasoline' ovpr hlmselt and six
other 'children last night , . Ja re
sult' thel > .bpy and one other chlld probably -
ably wilKdle. Of the others , one only
escaped"Injury ? , a girl who drppped
without being hurt' from the -porch ,
thirty , fee/from the'ground , after tearing
' '
ing off her s'k'irt , frantic to avoid an
other child who running toward
her with clothing ablaze. The boy's
mother was burned so brfdly In strip
ping the burning clothing from him
that she also may die.
Killed by Unknown Assailant
Kansas City , July 3. Pearl Sauls
man of Lees Summit Mo. , wai
knocked down and killed , and M , J ,
McGIynn , his employer , was struct
twice and seriously hurt ; at Eight
eenth and JJrand streets , In this | lty
last night cy an unknown man , who at
tacked them without apparent provo
cation. Qaulsman was a farm hand
aged twenty-five years. He received
a single blow In the face , which broke
his neck and killed him almost In
stantly. His assailant"- escaped and
the police have .only a meager do-
BcrlpUon of him. .
Miller Escapes Prosecution ,
Chicago , July 3. President Orlando
Mlller and Secretary H. C. Davis ol
the St Luke's sanitarium , who were
hold responsible by the coroner's Jury
for the loss of life in the fire that de
stroyed { he Banltar.lum , will escape
criminal prosecution. The grand jur :
Investigated the charges of nun
slaughter against the two ofllclr.
yesterday and returned no bills.
Leaders Declare War on Ma
chinery in Czar's Name.
Leaders Are Apparently Strangers
and Proclaim Thomsolyes Agents of
Czar Outbreak Somewhat
bles Peasant Rlota ql Earjy Spring.
St. Petersburg , July 3. Thpr havJ
been labor riots for the past jaw days
at Rostov-on-Don , In southern Ruaqlft )
There have been nuraqrpug cojojoha | |
between the troops a.nd thq rfptbN.
The troopi .1rod and raa'ny pf the riot
ers were killed or woqpded.
Tho. outbreak roijqmbe8 | , the poos-
ant riots in the oarjy spring. The
leaders of the last riots were strang
ers In the district. They were dressed
In fantastic uniforms and adorned
with decorations. They proclaimed
themselves agents of the czar and
preached the destruction of all ma
chinery which reduced the number of
laborers and brought the masses to
starvation. A fanatical mob , Inflamed
with this idea , declared' war on the
factories In the name of the czar and
had already wrecked many manufac
turing establishments by the tlmo the
troops were called out.
Queen Alexandra Reviews the East
Indian Troops.
London , July 3. King Edward has
passed another good day. The quiet'
and routine of the sick room was va
ried by the excitement of listening to
the music and cheers of the Indian
troops as they marches ! past the pal
ace and greeted Queen Alexandra on
the balcony. King Edward demanded
a full account of the review and the
formal report made by the Prince of
Wales was supplemented by the per
sonal narrative of , the ftueon. His
majesty dictated a letter to the Duke
of Connaught , commanding him to
compliment the colonial troops upon
their excellent appearance and to
thank them for their expressions of
loyalty and sympathy , which ho had
heard with pleasure in his sick room.
King Edward was somewhat disap
pointed that ho was not able to see
the march past of the troops. He had
hoped tlja this jvoukL be * possible
from ah Invalid couch In a window of
the pa'lace , but the "doctors were un
willing that he Bhould .risk. . this , expo
sure and excitement and his majesty
had to content himself with hearing
the troops without seeing thorn.
Fire Injured in Wreck.
Springfield , 111. , July 3. Five per
sons were injured and others bad nar
row escapes yesterday when a south
bound Illinois Central passenger train
ran into an open switch at Madison
and collided with a freight train of
the Chicago , Pcoria and St Louis rail
road. The passenger engine and sev
eral freight cars were demolished.
The Injured : Conductor Lewis Car
penter , , two ribs broken , badly
bruised ; Charles V. Monroe , brakeman -
man , face cut and internally injured ;
Frank Albers , fireman , Jumped , Internally - .
nally Injured ; Miss Lillle Gohrlcks ,
East St. Louis , cut about face and
hands ; Harvey Green , engineer of
of passenger , jumped , slightly hurt.
Debate on Irish Land Question.
London , July 3. A long and heated
debate on the Irish land question was
precipitate In the house of commons
hist night. Thomas , W : Russell , lib
eral , moved the adjournment of the
house to discuss the pending evictions
from the estate of Lord dp Freyno , In
Roscommon county. Mr. Russell de
clared that unless the government in
tervened to prevent these evictions an
era of turmoil would be inaugurated
in the west of Ireland , where there
was trouble enough already. Mr.
Wyndham replied with some asperity
that he was surprised to find Mr. Rus
sell siding against law and order.
Editor Cady Fined for Contempt.
Eldorado , Kan. , July 3. N. R. Cady ,
editor of the Augusta Journal , was
yesterday fined $10 and coats for con
tempt of court for having criticised
Judge Alkman for not granting a
change of. venue for Jessie Morrison
at her recent trial for the murder of
Mrs. Castle. Judge Aikman asaesesd
a light fine upon the editor's promise
to publish an apology.
ConsuJ Dickey Reinstated.
Washington , July 3. United 'States
Consul William- , Dickey has been
completely vindicated of the charges
brought against him by Richard R.
Nelll , secretary of legation at Lima ,
and as a result of which he wae re
moved from his post at Callao. Ho
Is to be reinstated.
Boxer Uprising Suppressed.
London , July 3 , A dispatch to the
Dally Mall from Shanghai says that
TIcaroy Shun reports officially that
the Boxer rising in Sze Chuen prov
ince has been suppressed and that
the leaders of the movement uavt
been captured and
Colslon | | at Sea.
Victoria. B. 0. . July 3. AdvlcPB
from the Orient , received hero yester
day , state that tha steamers Kuraagwa
and K'lsogawa of the Osaka Shpshon
Kalsha were in collision off the coast
of Korea on the night of June 11 and
the former sank , carrying down novon-
teen of the crow , Hovontoon European
passengers , thrco Japanese pnHsongofrt
and fifteen Koreans , Nineteen pas-
sensors and the balance of the crow1
wore saved by the KlBogiuya and
talcoti to Chomulpo.
' 'Hliman ' Bomb' ' Is Dashed to Earth
' „ and His Back Broken.
.jLoulsvlllo , July 3.In llio preaenco
( n'XybQ apsotatora , witnessing an open
air pbrftmnanco of the "Lant Days at
dnip&il , " uu the common opposite
QhUrdhtll Downs , Jamoa Dull , known
9 * " , The Human Bomb , " received In-
mrlM , which will probably renult In
til * dtatli. It Is Dull's part of the per-
forniftuco to be hurled high in the air
by a bomb which explodes ,
a parachute , by which the performer
fottirhs to earth. * ,
nlcht the bomb was shot "into
the .air . OH usual , but when It reached
its greatest height It failed to explode -
plodo and started to the earth with
the victim unable to roloaao himself.
As the missile was within 100 foot
of the ground It suddenly exploded
and , to the horror of the spectator ,
Dull was dashed to the earth and the
porfdrmanco brought to a clone. When
the victim was picked up it was found
that his hack was broken , Ho was
taken , to the city hospital.
Member < Y Austro-Hungarlan Corona
tion Mission Placed Under Arrest.
London , .1 ' . Prince Francis Jo
seph' of Bra i , a , lieutenant in the
Seventh A < \ Hussars , a scion ol
a forme : 3 house of Portugal
and member of the
a Austro-IIunga-
rlon mission to the coronation , ap
peared In the Southwark police court
yesterday witli other men , charged
with a criminal offense.
Strict secrecy was observed by the
court officials regarding the nature ol
the charges. Formal evidence was
given that certain information In the
possession of the magistrate was true ,
and tht- prisoners were remanded.
Prince Francis wnn allowed to fur
nlsh ball for his appearance. Hit
companions were retained in custody
'The body of August Uttwillor , whc
shot and killed his 'roonv'nmtc , James
Coljlns , and then escaped , was found
In the Ohio river at Cincinnati. He
had shot himself before throwing him
self Into the river.
'Arrested for Jewelry Robbery.
Philadelphia. , July 3 ; Mrs. * Allone
O'Malltbf , aged twenty-four ) wife of
Austin O'Malley , professor of. English
literature at Notre Dame university ,
South Bend , Ind. , and William Hearin
of New York , aged twenty , were ar
rested here yesterday on the charge
of stealing Jewelry valued at about
$300 , preferred by Mrs. O'Malley's
brother-in-law , Dr. Joseph O'Malley of
this city. Both Mrs. O'Malloy and
Hearin are said to come of prominent
New York families.
Convict Seeks Release.
Topeka > , Kan. , July 3. Ira N. Ter >
rill , a convicted murderer from Okla
homa , serving a sentence in the Kaa
sas penitentiary , appeared In the su >
preme court yesterday to argue in Ills
own behalf that Kansas has no Juris
diction over him and that he Is wrong
fully imprisoned. He was in charge
of Warden Jowott Should the supreme
promo court decide in his favor 30C
other convicts would be liberated.
Minnesota Populists Name Ticket
Minneapolis , July 3. One of the
Democratic nominees , Spurgeon Odell
candidate for secretary of state , Is in
eluded in the ticket nominated lasl
night by the state Populist convention.
The Populist ticket follows : Govern
or , Thomas J. Melghen ; lieutenant
governor , John B. Horaps ; auditor , O
S. Relshus ; treasurer , E. W. Knat
void ; attorney general J. F. Steldl ;
secretary of state , Spurgeon Odell.
Mysterious Woman Insane.
El Paso , Tex. , July 3. County Judg
Harper has ordered the sheriff to con
vey Miss Ada Barker to the state In
sane asylum at Terrell , where she wll
be confined. Several weeks ago Mlsi
Barker was found wandering in the
streets in a demented condition and
it is thought she arrived here on E
westbound Southern Pacific train
Whore she came from or where sh <
was going is a mystery.
Death of Major Gushing.
New York , July 3. Major Harrj
Cooke Gushing died of heart disease
yesterday at his residence In Nev
Rochelle. Ho had been ill ten days
During tno war ho served In mor <
than a score of battles , beginning al
the first Bull Ruh * and ending at th (
Wilderness. He also served in varl
ous Indian campaigns. The body it
to be taken to Washington and In
terred at Arlington.
Photo-engravers have been excludec
from membership In the Amcricar
Federation of Labor.
Snow fell In the Couer d' Alone re
glen Wednesday. Burke and Mullar
report two inches on the ground.
A train on the East Indian rail
road , near Rampurh , was blown dowr
an embankment by a cyclone. Thlr
teen persons were killed and flftcer
were Injured.
A. B. Dusch shot and killed Wll
Woods near Metropolis , III. , during r
quarrel. Woods accused Dusch ol
having Insulted his sweetheart. Botl
belong to prominent families of ihc
county. *
( W. U. I100HOL.Z. . I'roililant.
Norfolk n
( K. W , iCUM , Cnililur ,
National Bank.
Capital , $100,000.00
Surplus , $20,000.00
Does a General Banking Business.
Buyn and Soils Eiolmngo.
Intoroat Paid on Tlmo Doposlta. <
Drafta and Money Ordora Sold on any Point In Baropt
A Qonoml Steamship and Foreign PammKQ Business Trnnaaotod.
A.HKAU , P. P. 1UNL.ON. F.J. UXLK , W , H.HOOUOW , WM. ZOT * ?
Exclusive agent lor the Celebrated Sweotwator Rock Spring Goal the
best In the market.
Scranton Hard Goal In all sizes. TELEPHONE Ol.
Of Nickel Plated Copperware
Serving Trays , Sorviim Dishes , Tea and
CoiTco ljofcs , Tea Kettles , Sugar Bowls ,
and Cream Pitchers. Pretty Patterns.
New Styles.
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ALL ORDERS are filled promptly and with care.
Our goods are FIRST-CLASS hi every particular.
We know precisely what is wanted by our custom- : ]
We aim to Give you the Best Value . ' \
for Your Money.
South side Main St. , between 3d and 3d. Telephone 41.
The Citizens National Bank.
Capital , $50,000. Surplus , $5,000.
Bar &ad tell exchange on this country and nlUparts of Europe. ( Farm Loani.
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Physician and Surgeon.
Succeeds to the 'praetice'of Dr. F. W , Klesan.
Norfolk , . . . Nebraska
Osteopathlc Physician.
Diseases both acnta and chronic incceesfallj
treated vilthoutnso of drugs or knife ,
Phone No. F 51. Offleo at resldeucs ,
109 North 10th Street ,
Norfolk - Nebraska
Offlt8 over Citizen's National Bank. Re ldeno
one block north of Congregational church.
Norfolk , Nebraska
Undertakersmnd Embalmers ,
Sessions Blk. , Norfolk Aye.
Norfolk , * Nebraska
Fashionable Dressmaker.
Dp stairs ( n Cotton block , over Banm'i stora
First-class work guaranteed.
Norfolk , Nebraska
Sioux City Florist.
Awarded first premium on
Funeral Designs.
Handsoma Roses , Carnations , Palms , Ferns
Flowers shipped lu fresb coudltlou.
CitroBaa ; Cor. flth and Pierce
Steam and
Hot Water
First door South of News Office.
Sale and
Boarding Barn.
Horses Bought and Sold on
Commission ,
Brauch Avenue 'DUALIE
Third St. rilUNC