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Gollmar Bros1 Show in Norfolk
UNLOADED AT AN EARLY HOUR.
The Dlood perspiring , hippopotamus
the Dlggont Unite That Drcnthen ,
and Many Other Features A Cred-
[ From Sntunliiy'H Dully. ]
TltlR IH clrriiH ilny In Norfolk nnil
the llrHt cirrus day Norfolk has owned
for mnny.many IMOOHH. ( lollinar Bros. '
big rullroiul HhowH , not the "world'H
greatest , " hut still great enough to
require fonrti'on special ears ami two
engines to curry their performance ,
rolkul Into the M. O.HwItchlng yards
nt u very unrly hour thlH morning ,
nnil got busy at once , unloading tliu
tents , wagons , cages niul poloH for
the day'H exhibitions.
A good Hlzod crowd of people hnvo
gathered In the o.lty for the Initial clr-
ctiH of the season , and the IIIUIIUIIHU
canviiH , which IH pitched at the corner
of Madison avuniio ami Second Hlreot ,
was well filled thlH aflornoon with n
Hwoltorlng , much fanned IIIIIHH of hu
It was no Hinnll group of men and
boys that gathered ahout tlio rallrond
tracks jimt an the Him was duo tlilH
morning , to watch the unloading to
Homo the boat feature of a clrciiH , af.
tor all. It WUH JUKI the HUIIIU old Idea
there were horses and runabouts
und hit ; waioi ; > H that rolled and rum
bled as they were led down the Iron
incltnoH ; there were anlmalH boxed up
lu the earn and performers boxed ii | )
in theirs ; thuro were the bosses with
their walking HtlckH and the property
men and the numorotm gaugH thut al
ways accompany the clrciiH In one ca
pacity or another.
IiiHldo the'big tontn are the monag-
orlo anlmalH , Including the much nil-
vlrtlsod "blood sweating hlppopota-
iiniB , the biggest brute tlmt brontlum ; "
the pair of loving elephants that "coo
and love like two turtle doves" In
the good old Hummer time , and the
mirth loving monkey of autlipilty.
At 10 o'clock thegrandgluterlng free
Htrcot parade puHsed through the prin
cipal avoniioH of the city with two ImndH
that played to beat the cars anil a
funny clown who kept half the people
along the streets laughing up their
Hleoves. In the parade were a num
ber of open dens of wild animals ,
handsome horses , chariots , etc.
Immedlatoly after was the usual
grand free exhibition on the outside ,
nnd then began the display of mar
vellous curiosities In their Hide show
the "kill" Hbow , which was "all
< lone and over with before the big
Hhow began. "
The performance as given In two
rings nnd on a Htago Is a very cred
itable entertainment. The Petit and
Groh families of acrobats won ap
plause with thoJr clover work , and the
Japanese troup of Jugglers made many
friends when It came their turn. The
trained elephants are a whole show
within themselves , and on the whole
the ontortaliimoiU Is well worth the
lirlco of admission.
Then came the concert , the fun
niest part of the show , which allured
many dimes away from the crowd but
waved them money for all that , bo
cau.se It costs a quarter In other places.
The show Is not accompanied by the
usual number of fakirs but Is clean
and wholesome throughout. Gollmar
Brothers BCOIU to bo attempting to
make a reputation for the time when
they shall come again , and are suc
The show was In llartlngton yes'
torday and makes a trip up the HOMO-
stool line next week , stopping at
llr. and Mrs. 1'rluglo of Pierce were
city visitors yesterday.
Mrs. Llcrman of Plorco was shop
ping in the city yesterday.
Paul NOHOW came down from Hattie -
tie Creek touuy to take in the circus.
Miss Annie Nordwlg went to Plain-
view yesterday for a visit of a couple
of weeks with relatives and friends.
Harry. Lloyd and Karl Stelnbach of
Dodge are the guests of their cousins
nt the homo of Mr. and Mrs. S. H.
Judge C. T. Simpson of Orleans ,
this state , arrived last night to visit
his parents , Mr. and Mrs. .1. E. Simp
son over Sunday.
Miss Hello Temple , who has made
her homo with her sister , Mrs. C. C.
Gow , for the past flvo years , left at
noon for Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Arnott.'who have boon
guests at the homo of C. C. Gow dur
ing the past week , returned to their
homo in Lincoln today.
Rov. Harry Lm > bko wont to Lynch
and Niobrara today. Ho will preach
at the former t > \\n tomorrow morning
and at the latter In tlio evening.
County Surveyor W. H. Lowe leaves
Monday for Madison to lay out a
couple of roads west of that city and
I > niflko Minn- estimate for a drainage
ditch. Ho expects to bo absent a
County Superintendent C. W. Crum
was in the city today. IIo came to go
to Hattlo Creek to attend the county
conventions , but found the train three
hours late , and decided to spend what
time he had In Norfolk.
' Sam Parohall , formerly in the bar
ber business in Norfolk , was down
fi im 1'Uu l.il ) \ to t'iko In the clr
cu lie IIK jit t reluriu 1 from Hot
Hprm i , ti 1) where hu went with
.1 C Moro. who Inn hivn suffering
HC oifly from rlmimutlHm. ThobatliH
hove helped him wonderfully and ho Is
now iilmoBl entirely recovered.
Charles Paul of Plorco county , who
liolils Hiunl-occaHlonal Intercourse with
tlio Norfolk police court , nftor hav
ing formed an Intlmalu companion'
Hhlp with certain molecules that ox-
hllerato and lutoxlrato , paid ono of
hlH vlHltH to the court yesterday , but
had the credit noccfisnry to wipe out
the nHHOHsmont made against him.
The Hpeotutoni at the Hhow grounds
this morning were entertained by the
manner In which the Hhow people put
a portion of their monagorln to use ,
the olcphantH being employed to Hhovo
the heavy wagons around Into place.
The moiiHtorH would place their heads
agaliiHt the back ( mil of the wngonn ,
under direction of their trainers , and
with an employe at tlio tongue to
guide , the wagons were oxpedltloiiBly
The ladloH guild of Trinity church
hold n nodal Hosslon yesterday after
noon at the homo of Urn. 10. H. Tracy ,
the guest of honor being Mrs. D. .1.
Koonlgsteln , who BOOH loaves for Los
Angeles , Cal. , to maUo her homo. In
the guessing content Mrs. Koonlgstoln
won the prize , a very pretty picture ,
In competition with three other Indian
who tlod with her. Mrn. Koonlgstoln
wun prosontcd by the guild ladles
with n Houvonlr spoon , as n slight
token of appreciation. She has long
been a valued member of the soclotly ,
an earnest worker In Itn behalf , and
her nlstor members view hornpproach-
Ing departure with sincere regret.
DEAD MAN HAD ASSUMED NAME ,
Circus Man Killed at Plalnvlcw Was
From a Well Known Iowa Fam
ily Home In DCS Molncs.
Plorco , Neb. , Aug. 27. A circus
roustabout , known to his associates
as Oliver Stewart , who was killed
near Plalnvlew Monday and burled
there , turns out to have been Orvlllo
Allen , son of a well known Dos
Molnos man. Young Alien wan trav
eling under an assumed name for rea
sons not yet known hero , but which
are being Investigated.
Allen was with Gollmar llros. ' cir
cus. When his remains were found
on the Northwestern tracks It was
supposed ho was a tramp. Later 11
was found bo was employed by the
circus nnd had been riding on a Hut
car on a hot night. . Somehow ho
rolled off and the train passed ovoi
him. Ills body was cut Into frag
ments. The remains were buried at
Now It develops that Stewart was
not his name at all. Ho was Orvlllo
Allen and his people are well knowi
in Dos Molues , which is bis homo
HlH father Is a deacon In ono of the
largo churches there. The young
man also had n slstor at Superior
Nebraska. The DOS Molncs nuthorl
ties as well as the family have beoi
MERCURY FLUCTUATING ,
Race Between King Corn and the
Frost King One of Wide Interest
to the People.
[ From Thursday's Dally.1
This Is the season of year when the
thermometer is liable to indicate
strange and radical lluctuatlons o
temperature , and when the people
having much at stake In the crop line
are Inclined to fear n visit from the
frost king every tlmo the mercurj
takes a dip toward the bulb. The
race between crop development am
Jack Frost may not bo as Intensoli
Interesting as a cup race , but there
Is a great deal more bet on the race
than In the yacht contest.
Therefore , after an excessive ! }
warm period of weather about nooi
yesterday , when about 2 o'clock the
wind commenced to blow cool fron
the north nnd the mercury wont to
ward the bulb at the rate of alum
sixteen degrees before G o'clock , there
were a good many to express n fea
that there might bo n frost , but J
warmed again during the night nm
the prospects for nn early call fron
the frost king Is again remote and In
COLUMBIA MAN'S ' ROMANCE ,
He Marries the Girl In Paris Today
Whom he Heard Sing Many
Paris , Aug. 27. Special to Th
News : A romantic courtship reachei
the final stng" today , when Professn
Benjamin P. Woodward , of Columbl
University , Now York , took for hi
bride , Miss Gladys Van Huron Pivoi
the California singer. Mr. Woodwun
first heard Miss Plver sing man
years ago when as a child , she was
a member of a church choir. Then
ho saw no more of the singer.
Prof. Woodward was sent by the
United States government to the
j Paris exposition for special duty and
i has since lived in the French capital.
Six months ago his path and that of
the ono-tlmo child-singer crossed.
The two fell In love and tholr engage
ment speedily followed.
Today's wedding was witnessed by
n largo part of the American colony
hero. John Munroo and Secretary
VIgnaud were the formal witnesses.
Professor Woodward and his bride
will return to American next month.
Sand and Gravel at Norfolk
Best in State.
OPINION OF EXPERIENCED MAN.
The City Engineer of Lincoln Saw
the Concrete Foundations for the
Government Dulldlng Laid and Is
Enthusiastic Over Material Used.
An unusual compliment ban come
to Norfolk thlH week a compliment
which IH sincerely spoken and Hpokon
lecaiiHo it IH true. It Is In regard to
the excellent ( | iiallty of sand and gruv-
1 UHod which Is to bo found In and
bout Norfolk nnd which , ns n matter
f fact , IH superior to any other llko
tutorial In the slnto of Nebraska.
George L. Cnmpon , city engineer of
jlneoln , passed through the city re-
etitly nnd In speaking to a reporter
or The NOWH , remarked upon Nor-
olk'H wonderfully good Hand and
ravel , nnd its Hplondld points for
"I was Jn Norfolk , " said Mr. Cam-
en , "when the concrete foundation
) ii the United StatoH court hoimo WIIH
ild and 1 noticed nt the tlmo , the ox-
ollont grade of Hand nnd gravel that
hey were using. I have noticed thlH
Material In every corner of Nebraska ,
uid I have never neon such a fine
inallty anywhere In the Htato ,
"In connection with the new bos-
> ltal for the Insane which Is to bo put
ip hero , It IH my opinion that by us-
ng Portland cement and the Norfolk
Hand nnd grnvol , n structure much
nero Imposing than brick , much more
nexpcnslvo than Htonc , and just ns
lurnblo as either could ho erected.
"Norfolk IH certainly well equipped
vlth this material and especially line
mlldlngs ought to bo easily built. "
Mrs. Carter of Madison Sundayod
with Norfolk friends.
Max Asmus returned today from a
visit In West Point.
James Wolfklol spent Sunday with
ils friend , Clifford Robon , at Noligb.
Mr and Mrs. Schmodo , of LoavUt ,
are In the city for a visit with her
mother , Mrs. Mlttelstadt.
H. G. Hruoggomann and family vis
ited over Sunday with friends at
Alias Alma Koch Is in tlio city from
West Point for a visit with friends
Miss Frances Molchor of West Point
Is n guest at the homo of H. G. Hrueg-
gcinann , in Philip nvcnuo.
B. C. Gentle loft on a noon train
for Creston , Iowa , where goes to visll
his mother for a short tlmo.
Mr. and Mrs. Ladd of Albion , are
In the ctly for a visit with Mr. am'
Mrs. W. S. Fox. Mr. Ladd Is ono of
the successful newspaper men of the
D. H. Cronin , of the O'Neill Fron
tier , was in Norfolk yesterday on bust
ness. Mr. Cronin contemplates the
building of n new house in the neat
F. W. Keller has returned from a
month's trip to the western coast
Including stops at Salt Lake , Seattle
Portland nnd other points of Interest
Ho was mot at Columbus by Mrs. Kol
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Blakoman am
son Clare , returned at noon from a
trip through the Black Hills , during
which they visited Hot Springs , the
famous Wind cave , and other places
Miss Ruth Olnoy returned Satur
day afternoon from a visit with Stan
ton friends nnd will leave tomorrow
morning for Wlnnobngo to visit rol
atlves. Afterward she will go U
her homo in Minneapolis.
Annie Mason , a colored woman , was
drunk Saturday night and had to bo
locked up. She was released on a
promise to leave the town , and has
started for Madison where her bus
band , Ed Mason , lives.
George Reckard has about tholhul
in henfty tomatoes. This morning
ho picked a good pair to draw to
ono weighing 1 pound and \ \ ounces
and the two together tipping the
beams at u pounds and 2 ounces.
A Norfolk man was beard to com
plain today because corn was grow
Ing and ripening too fast ho fearei
that the magnificent roasting ears o
the season would soon go out of style
and off the bill of faro nt his board
A number of Norfolk people are enjoying
joying an outing at Jackson's lake thl
week. Among thorn are I. J. Westoi
volt , G. K. Williams , Harry Lodor , In
Hull and Carl Altlmann. They hav
their camp fixed with every convcn
lence and a colored cook does the la
bor end of It.
Mrs. Evangellno Dodge , who ha
been a student at the Norfolk bus !
ness college , has secured the posltloi
of stenographer In the homo olllco o
i the Viavl company nt Omaha. Sh
finished her trial week Saturday nigh
and writes Mrs. Brake that she i
Members of the Aid Society o
Christ Lutheran church , and their foj :
Hies enjoyed a picnic yesterday after
noon In Hillo's grove north of the clt >
With an abundance of choice rofresl
ments , swings , hammocks , and uniuso
ments of various kinds the afternoon
was most pleasantly passed in the
cool shade of the trees that there
Mr. arid Mrs. P. T. Blrcbard loft
Norfolk till i morning with their
hoiil goodH , to locate In Omilii : ; Mr
Hlrchnrd arrived Saturday nl lit and
the goodfl were pack'd Mi nnd
Ralph went to Omaha and Mrs. Hlr-
chard , together \\lth her daughters ,
will visit In MnrHhalltown , town , for ,
a week. Mr. nnd Mr * . Hlrchnrd Imvu j
made Norfolk tholr homo for many
years nnd the good wishes of friends
accompany them to their now homo.
It ban been mild that nrsenlto of
Hoda and the arsnnlc-Halsoda mixture
has proven very Hatlsfuctory for the
tilling of weeds along wnlkn and
rives , and that said walks whether
f gravel , clmlora , or other material
ml pcrmltH the growth of weeds ,
nn bo kept free of the unsightly
O'owth by tlio use of these compounds.
Experiments nt the Vermont station
Hive proven very sntlsfnctory.
A letter from I. S. Mahnn , president
f the now telephone company which
111 operate in Norfolk , Htntcs that
oluy In the shipping IH caused by
ho fact that no cars are obtainable
list now to carry the largo poles.
'hoso long poles will conio from Idaho
ml are nnld to bo exceptionally fine
Imbers , tall and Htrnlght They will
o used for the Norfolk nvonuo por-
on , down town.
Ono largo engine which will bo
sod hereafter nt the United States
ourt house for hoisting the bricks
ml rocks to the upper portions , was
nloaded from its car this morning
ml hauled to the nltc. The machine
vaH placed In the yard at the north
Ido of the structure. The work Is
oday superMtondontlcss , as Mr. Fain
ins gone to Tennessee and Mr. Wll-
lams has gone camping at Jackson's.
No word IIUH yet boon received from
Mr. Fain regarding the condition of
Mlko Llcpky , clerk of Antelope
county , nnd Will Pnlmatoor of Noligb
vero In the city Saturday In the in-
erost of the harvest carnival and
racing tournament which Is to bo
leld there on September 15. 10 and
7. This year's event is to n du-
illcuto of that which proved Hiich a
success last year. This year , as last ,
miidreds of prizes , aggregating In
value $1,010 , are offered to purchas
ers of tickets to the carnival , and the
irlzos range In value from fine bred
iclfer worth $100 to a silver dollar.
To got In for the prize purchasers
mist secure their tickets before Sep
tember 15. There Is also to be a
mpiilar vote for "Epoletua , " queen of
) f the carnival by ticket holders. A
good program of events and attrac-
Ions has been provided and It is
expected that there will bo a largo
CHICAGO FIREMEN HUSTLE ,
More Fires Last Night Than During
the Past Ten Days , Put Together ,
Some of Them Serious.
Chicago , Aug. 27. Tlio local fire
department was worked almost to
the limit last night , there being more
Ilres burning nt ono time than there
have been in the last ton days put
The most serious fire of the night
was that In the freight house of the
Rock Island road , situated at the corner
nor of Polk and Sherman streets. It
is not known what started tlio blaze
but It is supposed to huvo originated
in a carpenter shop In the building
The llamcs when discovered bad
made great headway , and when the
first engines responded to the alarm
It was evident that the greater part
of the staructuro was doomed.
Special calls for additional engines
wore made , and nil the fire boats in
the service of the city were soon nt
work , but In spite of the utmost efforts
forts of the department the building
and its contents were nlmost entirelj
The freight house , which wns n blocl
long , 200 foot wide and two stories
high , was filled with outgoing freight
and it will bo Impossible for Severn
dnys to state the loss with nccurncy
It is estimated , however , that It wil
amount to $500,000.
Just before tlio flro broke out the
store of A. II. Rovell & Co. , at Adams
street and Wnbash avenue , was dam
aged by lire to the extent of $10,000
Five other fires , which were smal
affairs , were burning nt the time o
the freight house firo. They were
for the most part within n few squares
of the freight house nnd compellei
the weakening of the department ii
Its. light to save the Rock Island prop
At the time the fires were in prog
ress the heaviest rain of the season
WILL JONES TO HANG.
Murderer of Jake Lee Will Die fo
Danville , Va. . Aug. 27. Special to
The News : Will Jones , convicted two
months ago for the murder of Jnko
Leo last November , Is to bo hnngei
tomorrow. Two others were impll
cated with Jones In the murder o
Leo and ono , Arthur Wilton , has al
ready been executed. Jones had two
trials and both resulted in conviction
RAN DOWN A SMALL SCHOONER
Passenger Steamship off Coast of
Massachusetts Ran Down Boat
Coonlngton , Mass. , Aug. 27. Spec
ial to The News : A passenger steam
ship this morning ran down a small
schooner. Flvo of the crew and two
passengers were drowned.
This Would Seem to be on the
Route of the Pan-American.
DIRECTLY IN PROPOSED LINE.
Would Have the Advantage of the
Yankton & Southwestern Grade
and Right of Way from Here Into
fFroin Monday's Dally. ]
The telegraphic Information from
luthrlo , Oklabomn , that the Pnn-
American Railroad company has boon
ncorporated there with n capital
lock of $250,000,000 undobutcdly has
lore than n passing Interest to the
eoplo of Norfolk. It Is nnnounccd
hat the road will run from Port Nol-
on , Hudson Bay , British America ,
hrough North and South Dakota , No-
> rnskn , Knnsas , Oklahoma and Indian
'orrltory from Galveston , Texas , and
rom there through Mexico nnd Gen-
ral America , to points In South Amor-
ca , also that the company will in-
ludo Bovoral construction companies
and that n business olllco will bo
nalntalncd at Superior.
Norfolk Is not only directly in line
vlth this proposed route , but It Is the
iroposcd terminus of the Yankton &
Southwestern , which has lately in
corporated to extend across the state
of South Dakota through Yankton and
Norfolk. Not only has this company
i right of way most of the distance
from Yankton to Norfolk , but a grade
ias been completed a considerable
> art of the dltsanco and In all llkell-
lood it is ono of the companies that
will bo Included In the plans of the
It has for a long tlmo boon detorm-
ned that such n road would bo built
and that It would bo a paying invest-
nont to capitalists , and this new cor
poration may be the very ono chosen
o carry this business venture to com
To throw the route of the now line
cast of Norfolk would make a longer
iianl into North and South Dakota , a
: bing to bo i voided , nnd If it should
go west It would not strike ns fertile
mil prosperous a section of country ,
nor one as readily adapted to railroad
construction , so that Norfolk would
seem to bo reasonably secure lu fig
uring on the road being built through
the city If it gets beyond the paper
stage ami Is actually constructed.
It Is a dream that Norfolk people
would bo glad to know was a cer
tainty , and they will watch the future
development of the Pan-American
route with Interest.
GIGANTIC PROJECT PROPOSED.
Pan-American Railway to Cost Two
Hundred and Fifty Millions.
Guthrie , Okln. , Aug. 2C. The Pan-
American Railroad company , with a
capital stock placed Lt $230.000,000 ,
was chartered by the secretary of the
territory here. The purpose of the
corporation , it Is said. Is to build a
line of railway extending from Port
Nelson. Hut ! -on Bay , British America ,
in a southerly direction , crossing the
line of the L.inatllnn Pacif.c near Win
nipeg , tnrough North and South Da
kota. Nebraska , Kansas , Oklahoma
ami .it Han territory to Gaheston ;
frorr G Boston through ihe republic
of f > : J < i. to the boundary line ot Cen-
tn.1 Asu rica. through the Isthmus of
Paiin , ia , thence through Colombia to
Ecuador , and finally through the re
public of Peru to Buenos Ayres. on the
"Iho estimated cost of the Pan-Amer
ican railway is $ :30.00U.O 0 nnd the
63tlmated length lOOOn miles.
The mcorporators are W. H. Dodge
Stephen A. Sneiilon W. S Pendleton
EldreilGO G Phelps of Shawnec. Okla.
anil C E. Wells of Lincoln. Neb The
principal offices of the company are
stated to be at Guthrie nnd Ehawnce
A charter also was Issued to the
American Townsito company , an ad
Junct of the railroad corporation , with
a capital stock fixed at $10.000,000
with business oflices nt Shnwneo nnd
Guthrio. N'ew York city. Superior
Neb. , Hiu-h nson. Kan. , Dallas am
Oalrnst'ir " > x. , Winnipeg , Man. , ant
City of ° 'i rtM't
Carroll Powers and Miss Annie Me
Brldo went to Madison today to vis !
Mrs. E. II. Gerecko , who has beer
very ill during the past week , is some
what improved todny.
Dr. A. H. Corbett and wife of Mad
ison were guests over Sunday of Mr
and Mrs. Myron Miller.
Miss Glonnlo Shlppeo left for Lin
coin today to bo a guest for two weeks
of bor cousin , Mrs. Smith.
Miss Bertha Pllger Is expected homo
tonight from Wayne , where she has
been attending summer normal school
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs
Louis Schoiuel is very low and not
expected to live through the day.
Miss Nora Lettow arrived in Norfolk
from Bloomfleld today for a visit with
friends , nfter which she will go to
Mullen , Nob. , to tench.
Miss Winnie Hnrtloy nnd Miss Ethel
Hartley went to Mndison this nftor-
noon to nttend the O. E. S. picnic
which is held there tomorrow.
Frank Ambrose has gene to Hot
Springs , S. D. , for a four weeks' rec
reation. Ho will spend part of the
tlni9 on a trip through the hills.
The W. C. T. U. will meet in the
M , E. church parlors tomorrow after-
THERE NO SUBSTITUTE
noon at 3 o'clock. All members are
irgcd to bo present , especially those
vho are in arrears.
Gcorgo Eblo yesterday opened up
a temperance billiard and pool hall
n the building owned by his father ,
East Main street. Soft drinks and >
cigars will bo sold.
A party of Norfolk ladles drove to
Madison today to visit with friends.
They were : Mrs. .1. C. S. Wellls , Mrs.
C. H. Reynolds , Mrs. C. B. Durland
and Mrs. W. N. Huso.
H. B. Saunders and family have
novcd to Norfolk and will make this
heir homo hereafter. They have
rented n house at the corner of Pros-
> cct avenue and Twelfth street. Mr.
Saunders Is n mall clerk.
E. N. Vail , who has been in Minnesota
seta during the past two weeks look-
ng after his farming Interests , writes
, hat the wheat crop there Is the best
t lias ever been. He will be home
.ho latter part of the week.
A crowd of young men left Norfolk
this morning for Jackson's lake , whore
; hey will enjoy an outing during the
next ten days. They are : Oliver Ut-
: er , Ed Flynn , Harold Gow , Archie
Gow , Harlnn Johnson , Sam Ersklno
nnd Ruby Council of Sioux City.
Max Asmus left on the noon train
for Wisncr whore ho will join the band
of which Hugh Compton , formerly of
this city is loader. The band has boon
chosen as the First Regimental band
of the Nebraska National guards who
are to go in camp at York for a week ,
nnd Mr. Asmus has been engaged to
help tlio band furnish music for that
The public schools of Norfolk are
to open two weeks from today , when
the long summer vacation of teachers
and pupils Is to brought to a close.
Preparations for the opening are well
under way , and a few of the pupils
are longing for the arrival of the time
when they will have something be
sides amusing themselves to occupy
While Butterfleld & Son have con
tracted for beet pulp from the fac
tory during the next flvo years , the
factory still reserves tlio right for
growers to have the pulp the same as
they have always had in the past.
It Is the resldilo which will go to
the Butterfleld yards.
Mrs. Carl Asmus Is another who
has grown something in the tomato
line that is entitled to a place on
tlio roll of achievements for Nebraska
soil , and Norfolk gardens in particu
lar. One specimen that has been rip
ening and drying in the sun for sev
eral days , this morning weighed a M-
pound and nftoen ounces , and must J
have weighed not less than two pounds
when first picked.
Bobby Gaines , one of the most pop
ular athletes that ever attained fame
at the Nebraska university , died yes
terday of appendicitis at his home
in Missouri. Bobby Gaincs was six
feet tall , well proportioned and grace
ful. Ho was a star pitcher in baseball - *
ball and the best batter in the famous *
clubs of 1900 and 1001. He was also
the best track man at the university.
Last year ho went to Princeton and
smashed records there.
Boneateel Pilot : In conversation
with Dike Powell Tuesday he in
formed us that oats was yielding from
seventy to ninety bushels , machine
measure , and that by weight it will
greatly over run , bringing the figures
up from eighty-five to better than a
hundred. Mr. Powell had not threshed
any of the good wheat but judging
from what ho has handled , ho esti- Ji
mates that the yield of average wheat * J
will bo twenty-five bushels and better
List of letters remaining uncalled
for nt the postohlco nt Norfolk , Neb , ,
August 25 , 1903 :
Cornolle Allondale.Addio Armstrong ,
Jack Allensworth , John Berg (2) ( ) , Har
old Brick (2) ( ) , Charley Chamberlain ,
J. English , Clia. Frank , Bombard Golden
den , E. O. Garrett , M. M. Johnson &
Son contractors , E. A. King , Jacob
If not called for in fifteen days will
bo sent to the dead leter olllco.
Parties calling for any of the nbovo
please say , "advertised. "
John R. Hays.
The sympathy of all people is with
hose towns whoso dates for fairs ,
race meets and other outdoor attrac
tions happens to fall on the past two
or thr ° n days. It is bad enough for
the placo.5 that have nothing bu ; tin }
regular routine of affairs to go
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