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About The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19?? | View Entire Issue (Oct. 16, 1903)
M , lillM.
v\ Shoes for the Family !
Summer is ended and the cool weather is here. It's now time to change one's shoes.
Our store is the place where the hcst , the newest and the latest boots and shoes arc to be
found , and At the least prices.
, the creations.
The freshest designs up-to-the-day-and-the-hour
Heavy and light walking shoes for Men and Wtfmcn , shoes for the Boys and Girls , shoes for the
entire family. Rainy-day boots , storm shoes and all other desirable kinds. Beauty , comfort , service i
and small cost all combined. For whatever purpose you may require boots or shoes we have them |
and at the very lowest prices.
TGNTIACS FRANK E. DAVENPORT
NORFOLK SHOEMAN ,
Tbo moon looked down on the little
Jnll lit L , In the stale of Georgia.
There woio lutt two pet sons on the
promises , iiiio a \ > \ IMMIOI , ( he other the
Jailer's daughter , aged eighteen. Her
father luul lieen obliged to li < ii\e her In
chill go to go anil attenil to business
tlnit would not wait Susie l.oadhottor
bad seen I he pilsoiior ( nought In , n
devil nuij eiue looking .voting fellow
whose .ippe.iranee h.ul taken her fanc.v
Now she wis wondering what he had
been liioimht Iheie for and what he
as Ihlnklnc ahonl mid whom he
WIIR thlnkinu .ihuiil She went to the
flooi of hN i ell and Mood listening.
I'rcsoiill.v she culled sottl.v.
" \ou nns w.nit an.thine1" .
"Want aii.MhingVliv. . .vos. It's
lonesome hi heie. I wauloll to talk
"What weie .vou put In IV ? "
"Shooting A man called me a liar"
"Did jmi shoot him to that' . ' '
"Had to A gentleman can't stand
to bo inlled a liar 1 sa\ . If .voii'll un
lock the door I'll come out and toll jou
bout It "
"Vo. " she said thoughtfully. "I
couldn't look pop in the MIC if 1 did ii
lied ne\ei mist me as In "
Rut she stood with eat h hand on a
bflr of the fll door and listened to his
torj \ \ hen he had llnUhod she
.thought itoiy unjust that he should
bo theie for losentliig an Insult. He
hnd H winning way with him , making
Unlit of hts misfortune , hut w hen ho
told her that he faiii led some of his
tunny's frlondn might gut up a patty
to come to tuUo him out of the jail anil
$111111 ; him a serloim oxpionslun ctosscd
< bls face which wan u fleeted In that of
< he young girl
Tlion he went away to sit on tht
doorstop and think about the piisonor.
flhe looked out on the moonlight
tronmliig over the meadow on the
hlmmorlng river Imyond , at the queen
of night , and ovetheie she saw
Ibose dark ejes , that pleasant smile ,
b fud thought what n dreadful thing It
would be If a mob should come to ham ;
the handsome prisoner.
11I Presently she saw a daik llguio
emerge from a wood and survey the
itla jail Tin n another came out and In a
lam few uilnmcs halt a dozen men wore
m ( moving Htovlthliy tow aid her.
Ilor heail stood still
H-l Thoio are faculties that at times scorn
° * to bo set in motion to act independent-
* h ly ; a sort of hypnotic condition in
d * Khlch tin * mind Instead of heing under
in tiie control of another mind is doml-
fflf nated by a force of lircumslani'es.
la ifnsln nroso from lior scat on tlio door-
D stou , went inside , tool ; from n corner
i of The room her father's rlllo nnd , pull-
\o \ his n Iturenft out Into tlio center of tlio
b < reora , tool : position belilnrt It. She hnd
hl > rely time to oxri-ilim tlio onrtrlrto * >
to pee If they were In condition when
the advancing men came up to the open
" \ \ hal joii wautV" railed a soft voice.
"We want that mmdeier , Roger Do
"You can't have hlml"
"We'll sec about that. "
The man look a step forwaid.
"Stop thai' If .Mill come a step
fu'tlier I'll shoot you ! "
"Come out of that , Hill. " called a
voice fiom behind. "She's goln' to
shoot ; 1 kin tell l > \ her \olce NVomen's
wo'se 'n men when the ) git the devil
In 'em Thi'ie's been one of us killed
toda.vVe . don't want no mo' klllln' "
The man In advance diew back and
theie was a < oiisiiltiitlon The Jail was
not oasllj enteicd oxiopt at this one
opening .mil the pioblem was a pu//.le.
To go In b > the door they must shoot
at laiulom. and If ( lies hit an.\ one it
would be a Kill. Hut the most ellectlvo
aiguiiiont wax ( hat the enomj. being In
shadow , ( onld piik olt one or inoio of
those out In the moonlight The situa
tion was not Inviting After a pto-
loiiRod discussion se\eral who fa\oied
avoiding un > shedding of blood except
that of the ptlsoncr pie\ailed and It
nan decided to give the mailer up
Tho.v turned and went a wax
Susie watched them till tln > y passed
Into the wood from which she had seeu
thorn come , then her old self resumed
coittiol hlu > did not faint , hut she
dropped to the Uoor and leam-d for
nuiiport asalnst the huicau Shu was
revived lij the prinouei's "Hello ! "
Hlnln > ; she went to the cell door
Uo er Do l'\ml had heatd tlio domain
nuido for htm and the refusal Ho was
a brine man , hut It takes more than
a brave man to hear without ( limiting
a mob calling for his lite The pi Is
oner hud only recovered fiom his terror
ror when he called for Snslo. and was
still trembling when she came , but the
sight of her bi ought back hU jouthful
"I'ome. lot me out of this You're
tlio girl for mo We'll run away from
lieio nnd not come buck till this ha
blown over. "
" 1 couldn't. "
"Not If you knew they'd coma back
again with a big crowd , mnko a ram
of a telegraph pole , batter down tlio
Hefoie he could finish the Uoy wa
turned in tlu > lot k and In another mo
ment the two \\oro speeding over the
moonlit meadow. Though the in tin
wn Hoeing for his life , it wns the
plrl who In her heart experienced n
wild gladness. She had mot and loved
nnd saved tlio life of her lovur till
within n few hour-j.
Half a dozen jours later , when , at
tlio close of the \\nr , the Confederate
Colonel Iloger Ho Ford returned to bis
unlive town , his "bhootlnp" wns for-
plven If not forgotten , while In the
now aoutb his wlfp. the JwllerM ( laugh
ter , \vns not refused ndmlitaneo among
hpr busbnnd'8 friends , as she would
bavo bcon under the old restmo
T. JENKINS ,
I.lllliooil I Mi-.l lii Tliriii , mill Thcr
Vr * I'riiotltull > Plrt-iiriinf.
Thoio N a mliilmuin of wood used
for house coiistinctlon In the cities ol
.Mexico , and thoie Is ahsolntel.\ nothing
to bum CM opt what furnishings the
houses ma ; contain The walls are
solidl\ built of stone and brick or IP
the less tostly striictmes of adobe's
which aio thickly plasloiod Inside ami
out with nun tar or stucco Tin * loor- ! <
ate of luick , stone or tiles , while the
roofs aio of brick laid in mortar or in
Homo cities of semlcyllndrlcal claj
tiles Many roofs aio an lied with
luick laid 'Int. not on edge , and It Is
marvelous how slight a uirve some ( ) t
these arches have Yet they snppnri
hi'.ixj weights and hm > lasted through
I'Mat roofs are suppoilod by ( ! by fi
Inch hewn pine joists plaied eight Inr'i '
es apart These Jolsis are often twen
ty foot In length The doors aio homy ,
hanging upon ornamented wiought
strap lung"s and seemed by strong ,
handmade locks , which have lemaiU-
ably large complicated Uoy-s 1'ractl-
cally the only wood used In construc
tion Is for the dootx and | olss ( which
suppoi t the roof. The church roofs are
Invailably of brick- inches , usually so\--
ornl in olios In each. Theie ate no such
tire traps In Mevlco as those mansard
roofs of I'M neb and \niiMlcan cities or
the frail dwellings of China or the uni
versal wooden strut lines which have
made lire Insurance so meal a hmdon
In the I'nlted States and which cause
so gioal and contlnaoiis expenditures
for tire protection Vibotculture. (
Si | < * iiUliiK nitil So | plii v.
The know .edge of when to sit down
U Invaluable to public speakers and to
their audiences. Perhaps the best plan
Is to seciiie a candid filend who will
pull , \on down by jour coattalN. A
man "on his legs" Is one with whom
time gallops ; ho has spoken for half an
hour , and to him It seems but the mm
ntos The excitement of the brain
suggests now and o\er MOW ideals , a.id
the extemporary talker In the pulpit
or after a public dinner Humidors m
pursuit of these will - o' - the - w Kps
through .swamps and thickets of bad
grammar haunted bthe aiiacolouthoii
and other fearful wild fowl. In the
pulpit there is no man to pull the
preacher down , and many are his "two
woids moie , mj brethren. " After pub
lie dinners a bored audience begins to
talk and laugh , but these symptoms ol
dlsappioval are not marked by the elt
nb.sotbed public speaker. In short , the
knowledge of when to hit down Is rare
and hard to acquire. Longman's.
That there is much dihooment with
work amoiit , ' the bu called muidlo ilas *
09 in Ametica Is duo In largo part t < >
the pampoiaig of children , to the srj <
plying of their natural and urtllUm !
wants and to the sentimental idea Unit
flay of toll will como
enough" In general , woik Is not a
cutse , but a blessing , a positive means
of t'raco One can haullj begin too
early to Impress upon ( lilhlron lessons
of self help by tasks appioprlate to
their age and forces and to beget In
them scorn of idleness anil of dependence
once on others. To do this is to make
them happy through the self respect
that comes with the icalizatlon of
jiower and thus to appioxltnato Tenny
son's goal of man , "Self io\etonce , self
knowledge , self contiol. " Century.
Two Vlrwn of ( li - Ili-Iln.
A clergyman on his wn.lo . church
one Sunday morning pulled up to 10
biiko an angler. "Don't jott hoar tin
bolls summoning you to churchV" ho
asked The fisherman put an Imiulilm :
hand to his car. Kncouiagcd , the dor
gyinan icpoatod the question Hut once
again the tisherman asked lor a icpetl
tlon , and then again , and ccnct
again Hushing from mermiicli bawl
Ing , the parson was about to pie < cod
on his way when the llshernuin spo\c
"Very sorry , guv'nor , " ho said , "bill
them bloomln' bolls makes such an In
fernal clatter that I can't hoar a woid
you sa.\s " London Globe.
A \ery durable whitowas.li that will
stand nearly as well as paint Is made
as follows Slake a bushel of Mine with
boiling watorand thin sutllclently with
cold water to make a good whitewash ,
dissolve a pint of white vltliol isiil
phate ofInc ) In boiling water , onl.x
enough to tlioiouglily dissolve it ; also
a ( inut of line salt. The hitshel of lime
will weigh about seventy pounds , and
by keeping the above proportion- !
gteater or loss amount can bo made.
Mn rriinl I'rlili * .
Klrsl Young \Ylfe-Tlie photographer
t > ald my baby was the prettiest baby
he'd over scon
Second Young Wife That's strange'
Ho said ( he same thing about mine.
KlrM Young Wp Well. 1 suppose
he saw your baby before he saw mine
Hranulgan- doctor told mo to got
n porous plasther for me stomach
DruggM Yes , sir. What sort do you
Hraunlgan'Tls little I care what
sort It Is so long as 'tis nlslly digested
Catholic Standard and Times
V .SlTlOllH ( ill Mil- .
"Papa , " said little Tommy Tmldcll-
"what H the game of authors ? "
"The game of authors. Tommy. " re
piled Mr Taddells. "Is to sell their
books. " Smart Set
IIU Will I'iMirr ,
"llenpeck has given up smoking , eh' :
I didn't thlulc IIP hod so much will
"lie hasn't , but his wlfo has. "
Tlio highest liberty Is harmony
tlio Wgliest laws. Qllca.
I Bri'lliic tin mirt ( nn eil lij the
Vloilcrn .NLMI Hiiiicr.
The wondoiful do\eloiiiient ) of the
newspa | er mabe , looked upon as a
very potent factm In the decline of let
tcr wilting as an ait The letter no
longer can bo icgatded as pnmaiib
the carrlei of neves The explosion m
one's opiiilon alioiit gioat ( ( inlciniiur.irx
events Is indeed still loll to the letter
but how much ot an incentive tc
Ilh'iulh i m lospoiultMii o is lost lithe
fact that ovor.v part of the woild
knows ol Inipotlaiil liap | > eiiings alinosi
sinililtanooiisl.v Is not to be lighll.v os
timatod. sii.v s iunion's Maga/ino The
stimulus tn wiilim ; that ( oinos limn
having -news' to Impart Is done awaj
with , and ii is not alwa.vs that oven
the uiltod letter writer tan alloid to
los ( > that Imltant It K onl.v the ( one
spondcnt par ( xcollomo who knows
how lo attain the pel lection of hian
b.v wilting delightfully of nothing , if
tndotd ih.it IIKU be i.illid inillilni :
which allotds him a moans for tin em
ployment ol his delicate pen options
Kor the saving niiaMt.v ot the genuine
letter Is In the abilii.v of its author to
put himself into It If ho writes about
trivial lhlms he does It with a mat
of Inloiost tnat dNgulses the tihlalllv
Ho must not make bin little fishes talk
like whales , but ho should , as Oold
smith himself know how to do. make
his letters of petpolnal Interest because
cause of the aptness of their st lo to
the simplicity of their thought
'I be Dt-llKlilK of Nil ill (7.
I cling to that pet haps fanciful theo
ry that no ptlmltlve Instinct of man is
altogether lost It Is modlllcd , ampll
tied , lellnod , that is all U'lth all our
culture we are barbarians i-till Man
Is a clotlud savage And now and
again he delights In dolling the cloth
Ing and lotuinlng heattlly to savaget.v
How delightful the feel of the bilnj
breeze and the boisterous wave on tlio
bare pelt ! Mr Kdward Carpenter
rails at the. I think , eleven layers of
clothing that Intervene between our
skins and the airs of heaven Walt
Whitman reveled In his nude sim bath.
What a treat , too. sometimes to gel
away from the niiilticoiir-cd dinno-
nnd to bite downright audibly into
simple food in tlio fresh air and to lap
water noisily from the brook ! Well
walking perhaps Is the primal in
stliict , MIII lent as I'Mon. whole the I.md
God walked In the gulden in the tool
of the day And If m.v theory is ior
rect walkiiu will peislht till In recov
cred paiadlso man walks with his
Maker again. No mechanical lontriv
nnco for locomotion will extirpate tin
tribe of tourists , of those who walk
from love of walking Arnold Haul
tnln In Atlantic.
Sai'U Iltril.i Come
There used to bo in n Htore on N'lut'i '
HVenuo. New \otl5. a very valuable to
nnry who e owner and teacher , tbi
wife of the Uorman proiirlotor , ie
fused an ofl'or of S500 for It.
as one ontoted the jilace there.came
fiom a corner In the roar a liquid peal
of music so sweet and high and clear
that it sounded like a piccolo without
the metallic shrillness of that Instru
ment. In a small wicker cage a blailv
nnd yellow canary vtnlt/.ed round ami
round , never quiet , and a" It danced it
ang the air of "Lautcibaoh" fiom be
ginning to end without a false quan
tity , without missing or changing a
note. When the solo was Mulshed the
bird whisked up to Its poich. Hilled nil
Improvisation and then began the mel
ody again , breaking oil * In the middle ,
warbling a little In self willed fashion
and then finishing the air It was x
beautiful and unique pcrioimaiice.
SuioUliiK In liauUn.
In evoiy bank In New Yotk thuie I'
ll rule against smoking , and it is doubt
ful If any depositor or visitor ever saw-
a loll of tobacco smoke sitting through
the atmosphere In the big counting :
houses-thai is , no visitor who Is ex
cluded ft oni the building piomptly
when the bank closes. Hut If the curi
ous lould sqtiee/e iheit way thiougli
those closed poi tals in the aftoinoou
they would be treated to a very dlllor-
The Miles against smoking In all the
big banks of the city apply only dur
ing banking lioms. After the doors are-
closed and locked one can .transform
himself Into a human volcano with
perfect fioedom-and he does And
"he" Is legion New Yoi k Times
A IVrxounl Hill of Fore.
A qulro of Andovcr once hlicd n
brother of Patiiek , who was in hl em
ploy. The toims wore made with Par
before his brother's airival , and the f
following ( onvorsatlon ensued : ' -
SqultoI'll pay your mother one lift.v
a daj , Patrick.
Patrick ( bowing and hinlllngi YK
ser ; yls , ser ; and will he ate himself or
will ye ate him , ser ?
The squire thought that Dennis haiE
better oat himself. Llppincott's.
A gentleman who hud grave doubts ;
ns to a servant's sobriety one day ac
cused him of Intemperance and n
test chalked a line across the floor and
commanded him to walk along it.
The fellow looked at the line lor ie
bit , then nt his employer , and said :
"No Jokes , now , hlr. Which line th
you want me to walk on ? "
.Not Cuiiiiiliiliilntr of Tluit ,
"Some people say you hnvo more
money than brains. " said the blunt
"I hope so , " answered Senator Kor
pliuin. "Most everybody I run nero
Is trying to trade '
oft' brnlna for uion
ey. " Washington Star.
The first steamer on the Thames wa-
the Mnrlorv In 1814 The
foljowod her n year Inter.
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