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TIIM NOKKOMv NEWS : KitDAY ! , OCTOBER JO , lihU
IIHVO hendaehcH without
ever susicetiug " ' * * lui
eaiii-e Is due to eye strain.
If you have tried every
thing \\ilhoul getting re
lief , come to me and have
your oyi'H o.\ninini l. I will
inform you of the true con
dition and how the head
aches can be cured | > or-
Ji , Marquardt ,
As Good as Gold !
The Klkhorn H. & S. Association
will inivkti you u loan to build or
buy , on favorable ttirms.
T. E. ODIOHNE. Secretary.
ART NEEDLE STORE
Fancy Needle Work Artistically
Done > t All Varieties of Silk for
the Embroidery * * Sofa Cushion *
in Pretty Patterns * * Agency for
Uuttoriok Patterns j * Manicur
ing , Facial Massage , lluirdress-
ing by Six'uiiilist j * Glasses in
Needle Work * * * J * J * *
Mrs. J. Sckwartz
Miss Ella Schumacher , Assistant
IJO South Fourth St. NORFOLK
H As heretofore pro
pose to loud in
Anyone contemplating buy
A ing a stove makes a mistake
who docs not call at our
GOOD EVENING !
Have you ordered your now shoos
for fall wear yet 1
Shooing boys for school time is
* nov 4lui thought of parents , and it
tl brings much o.\i > en.so during the
school term , without you procure
ei shoos that are Ixith well made and
made of the best materials. A pair
of our shoos for boys or for girls will
laM tbe Ik'ht part of the school rea
J son. We have the linest stock of
men's , boys' and laduV shoes at the
lowest prices for quality to IK > found
Wh Jr ; PALACE SHOE STORE
STAPENHOR8T & CO . Proprietors.
Conditions of vho weather as re
corded for the 24 hours ending at 8
a in. today.
Average ) ; ;
Total rainfall for month 2.0,1
Forecast for Nebraska : Fair to
night and Saturday. Warmer south
west portion tonight. Cooler north
Wo have all kinds of houses , lots
and city property for sale. Special
bargains to offer in residence prop-
arty and city lutii. Call mid BOO us ,
got jirlcon , otc.
0. It Bollor & Co.
People who road The NOWH uro
fully Infonnod on what lu happening
MTH. Muiiclo Dacklor IH very Hick
( ' . 10. Hunker WIIH down from Til-
M. A. Ixivolncu ha moved on to
lilH farm Hontli of towln.
Kmll Winter and family were VH- !
ting frlondti hero Hunday.
A daughter WIIH liorn lo Mr. and
MI-H. ( ! . F. Warlike Friday.
Hov. K. Ionnlnger of Oruoii Oar-
lun waH In liattlu Crook Hunday.
Our mall carrier , Frnnz Hhyn , wnn
ovouty-llvo yearn old WeilneHday.
The lirldno anroHH tlio creek IH
low llnlHhed and ready for public
It , lllatt and Otto Tapjiort of Nor-
oik were up lioro on IniHlnesH Wed
Dan Murphy of Hot Spring , S. I ) . ,
VHH visiting Iliittlu Crook frleiulH
MIHH Luna Donnlngor wait over
rom MadlHon Sunday , vbiltlng with
llowoll A very of Tllilun WJIB here
Sunday , vlHltlng with hln mother and
> ther relatives.
A. Axon of Stanton Is visiting
tore thlH week with hlu daughter ,
MTH. C. A. Probst.
Fred Tcgolor la erecting ; i fine
IwcllliiK on bin farm eight miles
Houllnscst of town.
Win. Maher has had his dwelling
lorth of the high school , treated to
i new coat of paint.
August Steffeu and family re
turned Friday from a three mouths1
visit with relatives in Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. F. 13. Martin anil
Miss Hlla CnniH wore taking lu the
Omaha fair Saturday and Sunday.
llov. J. llofmau was surprised
PuoHday night by some friends , the
occasion being his llftloth birthday.
13d Hrleso , who wont to Orange ,
Cal. , a month ago , returned Friday.
Ho thinks Nebraska n better coun
Wade & Proeco , our real estate
brokers , have sold Goo. Zimmerman's
vacant lot on West Main street to
Conrad Werner has traded his
blacksmith shop to Chas. Carr for
his farm across the rlvor. The place
is Known as the old Arnold farm.
We are shaking hands dully with
candidates for both parties and are
promising to vote for all of thorn and
hope that all will bo elected and
Wm. Halo of Hoyd county , who is
sickly and Is compelled to use
crutches In getting about , Is hero
now and will make his homo this
winter with his son , J. 13. Halo.
A largo crowd of people from all
parts of the country attended the
mlssloufost at the Lutheran church
Sunday. Hov. Just of Ainsworth
spoke in the morning and Hov Hen-
rlckson of St. Hernard in the after
What the' People Think.
Permission has been given to pub
lish the following copy of a letter
addressed to a member of the M. E.
conference , recently in session at
Omaha , Neb. . Sept. 211 , 1901 ! . Dear
Mrothor : My attention has been
called to the following resolution In
troduced by a member of the recent
conference at Lincoln :
' Resolved , That In view of the fact
that the Mothers Jewels' Homo Is
our own institution , the pastors be
requested to give their ontlro support
to it. "
The above resolution , which IB so
exclusive in character , is without
question a purinisely aimed blow at
all similar institutions , not organized
| under the auspices of the Methodist
| Kplucnpal church. As n lay member
of that denomination I should feel
humiliated to admit that Methodist
ministers may be found who , in a
spirit or narrow selfishness could re
fuse thus to extend a helping hand
to helpless and homeless children.
Such resolutions are too sectarian
and injure the cause sought to be
promoted. Child saving institutions
Interdenominational In character ,
nourish all the more in the face of
such selfish inlluonces.
"Suffer little children to como unto
me. " Is a plea just as earnest and
broad today as it was two thousand
> ears ago. It never was the Intention
of the master that the saving of help
less and innocent little ones should
be restricted to any specified denom
The walling cry that Is heard from
thousands of desolate homos appeals
to every Christian heart and should
not fall to find a responsive echo , re
gardless of church alllllatlons , when
ever an opportunity Is offorod.
A similar resolution to the o.no
quoted may not , wo hope , bo offered
to the present , or any other , confer
ence , but should anyone have the
temerity to submit such n proposi
tion , wo trust that it will bo prompt
ly resented by the ministers in ses
Yours truly ,
W. P. Hartford.
Wedding invitations and announcements -
monts , engraved or printed , at The
Prize Animal is Given to New
FINAL MAJORITY IS JUST 1,181.
Every Dnllot Cast Since First Dny
Was Recounted by Mr. Eble , nnd
the Prize IB Awarded Miss Lucy
Shaffer Made a Strong Showing.
Mrs. ICIslo Desmond of Norfolk
will drive Mag , her horse , and will
Ide In the handsome rubber tired
unahout given away by The News to
the most popular lady in north Ne
braska. The contest closed at 12
o'clock noon yestaerday and Mrs.
Desmond wins the prize by a major
ity of 1,181 seventy-two morothanat
llrst announced. Miss Lucy Shaffer
was a very close second.
Mag was driven to the homo of her
now mistress , corner Nebraska nv
onuo and Tenth street , today and Is
now no longer an ownerless animal.
A Busy Day.
Yesterday was a strenuous day
for The News. It was the busiest
balloting you over saw anil It lasted
until the last minute. All morning
long and all the afternoon the two
telephones In the building were kept
constantly ringing by persons Inter
ested on one side or the other In the
outcome of the contest. Shortly after >
tor the ballot box had been closed at
noon the bell began to ring almost
Incesantly and queries began to como
as to who got the horse and buggy.
During the morning for two hours
previous to noon the business olllce
was thronged with people paying
their old subscriptions and now ones ,
and casting their coupons. Mrs. Des
mend and Miss Shaffer were both
present to watch the close. At twc
minutes before 12 o'clock , Miss Shaf
fer deposited over 10,000 votes. Thc
ballots for Mrs. Desmond had been
coining In In small lots and largo ones
all morning. Miss Shaffer had most
of hers to cast herself and these went
in at the final Instant.
When the hands of the clock came
together the contest was declared
closed. The ballots wore given ever
to the care of the three Judges ,
Hazen , Kblo and Fain to bo counted.
Contestants Lunch Together.
When the contest was finished
Miss Shaffer accepted an invitation
from Mrs. Desmond for lunch and to
gether they went to a down town
cafe for the noon hour. Miss Shaffer
returned to watch the count during
At 1 o'clock the judges began to
work in earnest. They canvassed the
ballots thoroughly and then went
over thorn again. In a few cases bad
ballots wore found and these wore
thrown out. Kvery coupon to bo
good had to correspond with credits
in the books of the ofllco and had to
bear the signature of some author
ized person from the ofllce. In this
way there was an absolute check
upon all of Uie voting.
The result showed that Mrs. Des
mend had won the contest by 1,109
votes. This result was obtained by
adding the coupons cast Thursday to
those which were published in the
paper for the six months preceding.
The Thursday's vote stood for Miss
Shaffer 10,800 , and for Mrs. Desmond
117,179. The count preceding had reg
istered for Mrs. Desmond 31,981 and
for Miss Shaffer 27,551.
Heforo the contest closed the three
judges had agreed to accept the count
of The News as shown previous to
Thursday. These coupons had boon
counted every day since the start ,
had been carefully sealed separately
and had boon registered on the out
side of the several packages. They
chose , however , to let the result
Mr. Shaffer Not Satisfied.
When the result was announced by
the judges and when it was seen that
the margin was so very slight that
oven four daily subscriptions for a
year would have shifted the owner
ship of Mag , Mr. Shaffer stated that
ho would like to know where all ( if
the votes came from to give Mrs.
Desmond a majority. Ho had heard
rumors that the contest was unfair.
With this remark The News deter
mined that every single ballot which
had boon cast since the beginning ,
should be recounted and that all par
ties should bo satisfied absolutely as
to the fairness throughout. George
Kblo , therefore , the judge appointed
by Mr. Shaffer , was given the ontlro
lot of ballots and the supervision of
their recounting. He at once sot at
it. In the middle of the afternoon , and
worked until 2 o'clock this morning :
The result of the recounting gives
Mrs. Desmond seventy-two more ma
jority than had originally been re
corded. Several small errors were
found In the count , both candidates
a few too many ballots In some places
and too few In others. In some Instances -
stances illegal votes for small figures
were cast out for either side. The
final tooting , however , showed that
by rights the ballots should stand :
Mrs. Desmond 59,220
Miss Shaffer ' 08.039
Majority for Mrs. Desmond 1,181
The recount having boon made by
Mr. Kblo In behalf of Miss Shaffer
and the total giving Mrs. Desmond a
slight Increase in majority , the con
test was declared officially closed
and the prize horse , buggy and har
ness was declared the property of
Mrs. Elelo Desmond.
Following Is a signed statement
from the judges regarding the two
Norfolk , Nebraska , October 1C , 1903 ,
Wo , the members of the committee
appointed to canvass the vote In the
horse and buggy contest of the Nor
folk Dally NOWH , beg leave to report
that wo have performed that duty
and wo find the following result :
MI-H. Desmond has a total of uO.UJO
votes ; Miss Shaffer C8B1 ! ; giving
Mrs. Desmond a majority of 1,109
votes. Wo find that all the ballots
cast arc regular and within the con
ditions of the contest.
M. C. Ha/.en ,
Mnn. H. Fain ,
Norfolk , Nebraska , October 15 , 19011.
AH one of the Judges In the News
voting contest , selected by and rep
resenting Miss Lucy Shaffer , I have
carefully recounted the votes cast be
tween April II ! , and October 1C , and
make the total of votes cast for the
two leading candidates as follows :
M ra. Desmond 09,220
Miss Shaffer 08,039
Mrs. Desmond's majority . . . .1,181
From the recount of the vote 1 am
convinced that the contest has been
conducted fairly to all candidates
from start to ( lush.
History of the Contest.
The contest was started by The
News on Kaster. The object was to
Increase the subscription list to the
paper. This has been done very ma
terially. On Monday morning after
Kastor Sunday , Mrs. Klslo Desmond
announced that she would bo a can
didate. A number of children in the
neighborhood had wanted her to got
the prize and she decided to make
the race. At the same time a man
well known In the city paid enough
on subscription to secure 300 votes
for Miss Lucy Shaffer.
Then the race was on. Mrs. Jos
eph Schwartz entered soon after but
dropped out. i'wo or three others
started but none of them finished.
Miss Shaffer and Mrs. Desmond were
pretty nearly even all through the
race. The largest difference was the
one on Wednesday. The majority of
1,181 votes is about the difference
that there has been all along , first In
favor of one and then the other.
Both candidates have worked loy
ally In the Interests of this paper.
Doth candidates were friends of The
News before the contest nnd both are
friends still. The News Is sorry It
couldn't have given two horses nnd
buggies and two harnesses away and
It would have been glad for either
sldo that won. It is sorry cither had
to lose. What has been done by both
sides for it , The News appreciates
and for that it extends its thanks
to the candidates.
For sale from the car on the track
at the U. P. depot. First class hand
picked winter varieties today and to
( Jet your supply before It is too
late. Mulortz & Phillips.
THE BEE HIVE
The Bee Hive handles
nothing but first class
We compete prices in
groceries of any firm
west of Omaha.
Best butter in town at
the Bee Hive.
Quickest delivery in
the city is at the Bee
The best coffee in
town at the Bee Hive.
Lye 4c per can at the
THE BEE HIVE
ROSENTHAL & KRASNE ,
* ! >
tailors' best , at prices
inferior , is what we
can do for you at
GET INTO Till' ]
| HARNESS I
4. Incidentally take a look at
$ our Winter Robes , which are
Warm and Right. *
Big line of Horse Blankets to $
select from this season. *
WINTER &SHULZ , f
Wholesale and ; Retail Dealers , f
Send an order for trial. *
. . . .SELL ON COMMISSION. . . .
Cattle , Hogs , Sheep and
Dr. J. H. Mackay
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON ,
'Phone'11. NORFOLK , NEBfl
HAVE YflUR ABSTRACTS MADE BY
There Are Two Sides
to every question , but
there is no question that
eye defect * d e s e r v e
K. W. WILLIAMS ,
GRADUATE OPTICIAN ,
12 BISHOP BLOCK.
The Norfolk HulldlnK and I-1"1 Association
solicit * iloixnits from woinon. Ilio iniinase-
ment Ims uiviMi eiwlnl study to their romiiro-
inoiitB umiibconfident of IWIIIKnMo K"otollioiu
Katlbtni'torv eei'vim. . ,
C. II. ltUUAM > . So < Tct ry.
HOFFMAN & VIELE
This week we are
opening a line of
AND. . . .
They are in Golden J
Oak , Mahogany and ; ;
Bird's Eye Maple , and jj
the prices are about * :
what you pay for less ] [
HOFFMAN & VIELE
CESSIONS & BELL
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Sesaloni Dlk. , Norfolk Avouue ,
NORFOLK. - - NEBRASKA.
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| Good Second-H nd Organ
At a Very Low Price.
Oxir Record for 1903 to Date :
j 23 Pianos Sold. 45 Organs Sold.
SEE US BEFORE YOU BUY !
S We still do watch work at the old
J stand. The greatest drawback
with our watch-work is that it always -
* ways gives satisfaction.
, HAYES JEWELRY > ° MUSIC HOUSE
< HH4 * H'X4.
* * . * * Mj. < .w. < l < . .4.WiM
ee AT COST
MISS E. J. BENDER'S
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