The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, February 17, 1905, Page 7, Image 7
Till' ] NOKFOUv NKWS : FRIDAY , mUU'AKY 17 11)05 ) , WELL KNOWN DEMOCRAT AND EARLY SETTLER SUCCUMBS. AT HIS HOME IN WEST POINT One of the Oldest Settlers of Cumlng County nnd Former/ ! Judge In this District President of First Nation al Bank of West Point. \ West Point , Nob. . Feb. 10. Special to The News : Judge .1. C. Crawford , ono of the oldest settlers In Cumlng county , died yesterday at bis homo In this city. , 1 " Ho was well known among demo \ cratic loaders In the state's political affairs , wan a prominent attorney and president of tbo First National bank of West Point. Ho bad been on tbo bench In this Judicial district and was well known all over northern Nebras ka. Ho had acquired considerable property. A wife , three daughters and one son survive Judge Crawford. J. C. Crawford , jr. , is In Texas where , as an expert scientist , ho Is emploved by the government In the eradication of Insects. Miss Mac- Crawford Is at present sojourning In Paris and Miss * .Charlotta and Miss Lillian are at. home. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. COLD AT CREIGHTON TODAY. Rural Carriers Forced' to Abandon Trips Yesterday. Creighton , Neb. , Feb. 10. Special to The News : The thermometer hero registered twenty-two degrees below zero this morning. Yesterday was a bad day. The snow bad drifted so .badly that traffic was difficult and the rural route carriers were forced to abandon their trips. / Nothing to Fear. The question of injurious substauc es in medicines , which has been ngi tatlng the minds of many people , does not concern those who use Chamber lain's Congh remedy. * Mothers need have no hesitancy In continuing to give it to their little ones , as it con tains absolutely nothing injurious. This remedy is not jinly perfectly safe to give small children , but is a medicine of great wortli and merit. V It has a world wide reputation for its cures of coughs , coldstand croup and can always be relied upon. For sale by eLonard the druggist. Norfolk Girl Married at Stanton. Announcements have been received by Norfolk friends , of the marriage at Stanton a week ago of Miss Bessie Kldder , formerly of this city , to Her man Zldlcr , assistant cashier in a Stanton bank. The bride was a for mer teacher In the public schools of this city and has a great many good friends here. A few intimate ac quaintances were present at the mar riage ceremony , which was performed at the home of Mr. Xldldr's sister. FRIDAY FACTS. W. C. 13ender of Fremont visited In the city yesterday. E. E. LaVfne' of Bonesteel , S. D. , had business in Norfolk yesterday. Mrs. Stella Evans of Petersburg was shopping in Norfolk yesterday. Guy Deuel of Meadow Grove trans acted business in Norfolk yesterday. Mrs. E. C. Sears was in the oily yesterday from Creighton on a shop ping trip. David Walton of Hartington is' In the city visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs. .7. F. Walton. J. M. Toman , watchmaker , arrived in the city yesterday to accept a po sition with C. F. W. Marquardt. Miss May Dtirland returned last night from a visit of several days with relatives and/friends at Plainview. Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Corwin , who were married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Durland a few weeks ago , have returned to their future homo at Mlddietown , N. Y Miss Bernice O'Keefe of Waterloo , Iowa , who has been visi'tlng her sis ter , Mrs. John Wade , has resumed her trip to San Francisco , Oakland and other points in California. P. M. Barrett returned last night from Excelsior Springs , Mo. , where he had spent several weeks for bis health. Mr. Barrett had been ill since last November. He at first thought that ho was a victim of gallstones but , af or drinking the mineral waters of Excelsior Springs , has about conclud ed that it was stomach trouble which gave him his suffering. The Elks will enjoy a card party at the club rooms tonight. " Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Burnham have moved into their new home on Nor folk avenue , which has just been built for their occupancy by J. S. Mathew- son. ' A. P. Pllgor , formerly of this city hut now of Madison , Is reported to have rented the T. F. Memminger homo at Madison and will move in shortly. Albert Dcgiier of this city has been again honored by the Nebraska Hard ware Dealers association , bejng this time elected as first vice president of the association , after having served a year in a minor office. Hon. W. M. Robertson will deliver i lecture on "Abraham Lincoln" at the First Congregational church Sun day night Sunday is the ninety-sixth anniversary of Mr. Lincoln R birth nnd this IB planned in observance of the event. The condition of II. L. Spauldlug re colved a set back last night , but lie was restored toward the condition of tbo past few days before morning mil with seine needed rest it In expected that bo will again bo well along to ward recovery. Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Bridge enter tained a number of friends at dinner last evening. After tbo physical beIng - Ing had been well oared for the men tal was brushed up by a guessing con test over naming the photographs of a hundred prominent people. The host and hostess entertain another company of friends this evening. The Modern Brotherhood of Amer ica In Norfolk has a drill team which Is attaining a state wide reputation nnd which has como Into demand from a largo number of surrounding towns. The team lias made several outside trips and will make a number of olh- era In the future. Ouo of the . -Ults ( lint Is contemplated will bo to LOIIJ ? Pine , soon. The Nellgh Yooiuan , under the ed itorial management of Morris McDor- innt , who has leased tbo plant from Mr. Gary , has boon much Improved In appearance1 and interest. It has changed from fusion to Independent In politics , Is full of snappy local news and neighborhood items and will un doubtedly increase In circulation arid other business. Ono of tbo most unique and mirth provoking advertisements that have over been seen jn Norfolk was pre sented In tbo display window of Blake- man & Halm during the evening. A largo range with circular holes In the back of it , forme. ) a background and Into the two boles were nlaced two human faces , gorgeously decorated with brilliant paint. The faces , which rosemblfito false faces until they moved , gave fun to hundreds of passersby ers-by and many stopped in the cold to watcli the varying facial maneuv ers. Ono of the faces was smoking i pipe. pipe.Mrs. Mrs. Jeanuette Benson , and not-her husband as at lirst reported , one of Omaha's pioneer business wi > moi and proprietor of tbo fancy dry goods and women and children's furnishing store at 210-212 South Sixteenth street , was found dead In bed at her home , IJ15 South Twenty-sixth street , Oma ha. She bad been sick several days with grip , but had not called a physi cian and her death was entirely tin- looked for. She retired as usual Wednesday night after spending the greater part of the day In bed and was not seen or beard by the other per sons in ( lie house until about. S o'clock a. in. , whciHt was discovered that , life had been extinct several hours and the body already cold and rigid. Mrs. Benson complained of feeling ill Snt- urdey night , but thought the sicknesr. nothing worse than a bad cold or sin attack of grip. She remained indoors Monday , but went to the store and remained there until noon Tuesday. Wednesday she stayed home and In the afternoon took a bath , which , it is thought , contributed to the possible chill and heart congestion that nrob- ably ended her life. She bad not been subject to heart trouble , but was a woman well past middle life. No apprehension for iier safety was felt by the members of the household Wednesday night. Mrs. Bfnson owned and operated the largest Inde pendent business controlled by a wo man In Omaha. She established her store seventeen years ago. Previous to coining to Omaha Mrs. Benson had been In business at Freeport , 111. , for more than twenty years. She was born In Michigan and was about fiO years old. In Omaha her success has always been pointed to as an illustra tion of what a woman can do in the business world. She was public spir ited and contributed liberally to va rious enterprises calculated to help the city and its people. She was an active member of the Woman's club , a supporter of the Young Women's Christian association and an atten dant at All Saints' church. TUCKER FOR JEDERAL JUDGE News at Lincoln of State Senator's Appointment by President. Lincoln , Feb. 10. A telegram from Washington received today states that President Roosevelt has agreed to the appointment of State Senator E , A. Tucker as federal Judge of Arizona. Try our New York buckwheat flour. Feed store. Pacific block. Want ads telephoned to The News up until 2 o'clock will get in that day's paper. HARD TO START TRAINS. ' Wheels Slip and Slide to Aggravating Degree Before Starting. It Is no snap running a railroad en- glue this sort of weatlier and the fire men and the engineers have about as many hardships to endure as the next most suffering idividual. The cold drives into the cabs nnd whips about them severely. The trains move slow ly on account of the great difficulty in getting up enough steam to run the machinery. Just as few earn ns pos sible are being run by the railroads , but It Is hard work at best. There Is great trouble In attempting to start the trains , as the -wheels slip nnd slide to an aggravating degree before they finally cling to.tho Iron ribbons beneath nnd start out for sure. WESTERN NEBRASKA RAILRAODS MEET HUGE MOUNDS. TRAINS ARE ALL IMPEDED The Mercury Is Ten Below at Omaha Today , Ten Below at St. Paul , Thir ty Below at Calgary , Three Below at Kansas City and 23 Below Here. Omaha , Neb. . Feb. 10. Snow In the western portion Nebraska Is today drifted twelve feet deep and trains are badly impeded by the bugo mounds ( that have boon blown Into the outs. The temperature at Omaha this morn ing was ten degrees below y.uro. . Other temperatures are. reported MB follows : Kansas City three below ; SI. Paul ten below ; Calgary , Northwest Torrl- lory , thirty below. It Is snowing today In .central and western Kansas. Battle Creek. Bnlser Werner was in Meadow Grove Tuesday. J. II. Gurdels , ono of tbo leading htittlnoRS men , wishes to rotlro and offers his business for sale. Goo. S. Berry was putting up Ice tliis week for Ills private use on bin sheep ranch. Henry Tomhngon shipped a cur of fat cattle to the Omaha market Mon day. day.Howard Howard Miller has routed the olllco rooms in his brick building on Main street to a Sioux City linn for a cream buying station. Alex Hicks of thin place will bo the manager In charge. F. Kooster , who bus been clerking In a drug store at Genoa for several years. Is visiting here Mils week with his parents previous to leaving for DOS Monies , Iowa , whom ho will take a course In a pharmaceutical college. Mr. and Mrs. John Ronihor.4 were Norfolk visitors Saturday. D. J. Brajo , who has been confined to bis homo by sickness for the past three months , is recovering slowly. Herman Hogrefo attended the di rectors meeting of the Meadow Grove bank /Monday. All the old officers were re-elected except Mr. Wit/.igman , who resigned to become vlco presi dent of the Citizens National bank of Norfolk. W. Weaver of Tilden has taken 'his place In tho. Meadow Grove bank. Mr. and Mrs. David Cossalrt , who have been visiting for three weks with relatives here and at Tilden , have gone to yiatte Center for a visit with their sons , James and William , and from there will return to their homo at Liberty , Mo. PARALYSIS STRIKES AGED WOMAN "Grandma" Kelsey Had a Paralytic Attack at Noon Today. Mrs. Kelsey , known among her friends as "Grandma" IColsey , and n woman past four score years In ago , suffered a stroke of paralysis between 12 and 1 o'clock today noon , at the borne of Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey , C01 Park avenue , where she has lived for more than a year. Mrs. Kelsey came to Norfolk from Inman , Neb. , near which place she had resided on a farm. MONDAY MENTION. D. S. Day was in the city Saturday from Hadar. Frank Effie was down from Creigh ton Sunday. R. J. Millard of Hartingtonwas in Norfolk over Sunday. Geo. F. Boyd of Oakdale was a Sun day visitor in Norfolk. R. D. Petrick of Brlstow was a Nor folk visitor Saturday. J. C. Sanders was a Norfolk visitor from Battle Creek Saturday. Herman Dickerman was In the city from Creighton over Sunday. Ivan Doty and Ray Adams were vis itors to Norfolk from Pilger. Miss Eva Krown was a Sunday vis itor in Norfolk from Stanton. ' Frank J. Malone was a Norfolk vis itor from O'Neill eve > Sunday. A. J. West of Winner was sampling some of the Norfolk low temperatures. E. C. Hammond and Dayton Maurer were In the city over Sunday from Brunswick. Mrs. A. Flshback , who lives nine miles south of Norfolk on rural free delivery route No. 4. left on the morn ing train for St. Louis , called to tbo bedside of her mother , who is not ex pected to live. She will remain with her mother indefinitely. Mrs. D. Mathowson has been very ill with la grippe but is reported to bo improving In condition. Frederick Jackson Johnson is the name of a young man who arrived Saturday night at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Johnson and who will hereafter make his homo with them. Norfolk hotels are crowded these days to a degree. Late trains in the night bring arrivals who occasionally - ally fall to find lodging at the first hotel office they visit. Last night the Pacific and Oxnard wore both filled with guests. Stanton Picket : Wo thought wo had seen rocky sale bills , but never saw anything quite as bad as that which came from a Norfolk office bearing - ing the Happy Carcass of Happy Joe as auctioneer and advertising the sale of C. B. Vroman. Should a Stanton ollleo put out such a plooc of work , wo doubt If It would ho ncoopiod Wo know It had not ought io bo accepted Hlniilim Picket There will bo a union meeting of the WOUUIU'H MlHHlonary HoololloH nf I lie. MolbodlHt and Congregational churches at the homo of .Mrs , Mary (1. ( Miitbowson TuoMday uflomoou at 1 ! o'clock. Mrs. HimhoN of Wakollold will glvo an Informal talk on bur trip through 1'nlo.slliio and the Kreat Him- day school convention , at .lorusnlnm. Special music will add to tbo plouHtiro of ( ho occasion. A very cordial litvl- Inilon IH given to thii ladlou to ho pioMont. Howard lloymor , the Northwestern brakenian Injured last week under car wheels at Wont Point , has been removed ( 'nun that plnco to hln homo In this city. Ho IH reported to bo gel ling along IIH well as could bo oxpccl- ( id. HlH right limb him not yet boeu amputated , although It IH Imposslhlo UN yet. to know wliethor It cull bo HIIveil or not. Mr. Boymor stood well the trip from West. Point to Norfolk. In that .city bo stayed at the Nc'llgb IIOIIHU whore fvor.uhliiK possibleto inaKo him comfortable wan demo by the generous hearted landlord , John Tlmrpo. Tbo boys nnd RlrlH nnd the youiiR people generally are making their preparations for the observance ofHt. Vnleiitlno'rt day tomorrow and the primpools are that there will be Very general attention given to the ox- cliiingo of moBiigos that the day pur * mils. Tlioro IH an unusually largo Block carried this year and the deal- eis have hud some good miles. 'I'horo Is an almost entire change. In the styles of the love mlKHlvt'H , and seine beautiful creations have been ( uriind out by the mauufaelurors. There IH an almost complete ; retirement of ( ho comics 'and the [ Kintal card valentines Inive appeared in take their place. Many of I ho school rooms will main tain Valoiitlno boxes and tlioro will bo a general exchange between the Illllo folks. The touchers had announced that the boxes would lie open today and numbers of the pupils brought and depoHllud their IIU'SHUUOH thin morn ing. FOUR BUSINESS HOUSES WERE DESTROYED. FIGHTERS SUFFERED FROM COLD At a Loss of $8,000 Four of the Lead ing Business Houses Were Put Out of Commission Sunday Afternoon. Started In Restaurant. Croighton , Neb. , Feb. 13. Special to The News : The people of Wanssi had an experience at fight ing llames during the fiercely pie of Wsitisa bad an experience at lighting flames during the floiooly cold norther yesterday afternoon that resulted In many frozen noses , oars , feet and lingers. Four buildings were destroyed , a restaurant , a drug store , the postofllce and an Implement ware bouse , with a loss aggregating .f j,0iO ( , and little insurance. The fire started In the restaurant of L. A. Bullock at 3-10 : yosrordav af ternoon , the flames being sot by the explosion of a gasoline stove. The building and fixtures were entirely destroyed at a loss of $1.000. There was no Insurance. The drug store of L. M. Leslie was tbo next to suffer from the flames. It was likewise a total loss , $3.000 beIng - Ing the estimated damage There was Insurance of $800 on the stock and $1,000 on the building. Tbo postoffice was burned , and none of the fixtures were saved. Mr. Rick- man Is the postmaster. His loss Is estimated nt $2,000 , with no Insurance. The Implement warehouse of Lar son & Inggahl In the rear of the post- office was destroyed. The loss on the Implements is estimated at $2,000 with Insurance. The citizens who responded to the alarms had hard work and rllfficnR , owing to the cold weather. Only their energy prevented the loss of other buildings that were in the track of the flames. They suffered intensely from the cold , but worked with an energy that was productive of benefit to other property owners who weio threatened with losses. SIOUX CITYJJISSATISFIED Not Getting as Good Theatrical At tractions as Under Bead. A member of The News force who recently visited In Sl"ux City learned that' there Is considerable dissatisfac tion among the patrons of the theater sfnco tbo house passed oqt of the hands of A. B. Beall. The complaint is that the new managers are giving the people of Sioux City a class of attractions that does not begin to average as high as those furnished during the time Mr. Bcall had the houso. It Is. threatened that unless the management changes Its methods n now bouse will be put up In Sioux City within a short time. WANTED YOUNG MAN from Madison county to prepare for desir able position In Govt , Mall service. Salary $800. Rapid promotion to $1500. Splendid opportunity. Ad- Address Box One , Cedar Rapids , la. WEATHER HAS BEEN DOING THE LIMIT ON SEVERITY. THREE WEEKS OF BELOW ZERO Severn ! Days Past , With Wind an an Afjgravntlntj Condition , Has Gone About the Limit Humanity and Stock Suffered Trains Stalled. IKiom Motiilay'H liiilly. ) With today twouty-ono ilnyn or tliree straight WOOH | of y.yro wtullifi1 have boon eomplolod , a ir < 'alor Hti'otcb of frigidity , numbering uiovo low pulniH than has perhaps over bo- font boon experienced In Ilm history of ( lie country , Not a day < if III" throe weeks but Mint I hi' mercury wont , below /oro nnd Hovoral " day * were llUo that of yesterday when Mm maximum or wannon ! point Indicated WIIH ton dogrnoH below the r.ero mark. When It' ban succeeded In wiii'inln ; ; to or nhovo Hieoro marli a npi'll of HIIOW IIIIH been developed Hint lin added to the largo accumulation al ready on the ground nnd Immediately afterward Ilm wind IIHH chunged l < > the. nnrthwoRt nnd forced tbo lorn pornlure way down. For three days tun ? thin condition of weather affairs linn boon HO nugrnviii ed that the maintaining of IIIIHIIIOHH and other conditions requiring move ment has boon n mat lor of force and will power opposed to unfavorable and dlHcournglng condition In Mint Hum , with the low Inmpornltiro iiul the HIIOW , wan developed a strong north wind Mint piled the snow Into heaps. Rent It scurrying through ev ery nook and crnnuy , forced tbn low toinporatnro through every mmill crev ice or npoaluro until llfo became endurable - durable only beside n nlovo kepi nl a red temponitiiro or about n fiirnacn Mint WIIH permitted to conmmio fuel without regard to expense. Tim drifting of the snow and Mio llerco IconnoHFi of the wind inmlo out door undcrtnUlngH well near ImpoHSl bio. TraliiH and teniiiH were stalled , abandoned or moved with no positive assurance of getting anywbnro and tlioro was an utter disregard of sched ules on all railroads entering Norfolk. Trajno Delayed. The Bonestcol pasHcngor due in from I ho north yesterday morning nt 5 : in , did not reach here until about 2 o'clock In the afternoon. Thn noon train from Mm west over I bo main line of Iho Northwestern , due In Nor folk ill 11 ! : in , did not arrive until fl)0. : : ) No. 1 from Omnha. duo In nl. I2 : n. arrived about fiiiio In Mm aflor- noou. No. n , duo In from Omaha last night at 7ir : : > , pulled Into Norfolk at 1:10 : this morning. It left Omaha on lime , but was eleven hours In getting through. The delay was not HO much on account , of the track being Impassi ble as becaiiHo of waits for HIIOW plows , extras and connect Ions. The Union Pacific passenger from Columbus , due In Norfolk at ft o'clock Saturday night , did not arrive until 11 o'clock yostordny morning. It Im mediately returned to Columbus midget got In to Norfolk again at S o'clock Mils morning. The counlrv roads have liceu placed In Hiicb condition that It IH imposHlble for the farmers to make drives from certain dlreclloim , and even In the city some of Hie Ride streets bine THE NORFOLK NURSEKY. Elm and Ash. I Trees are the hardiest , longest liv ing tret-H , and are tbo host shade trees i ' for the street or park. A fine lot of 10 and 12 foot trees for sale. Cottonwood , box older and ash tree seedling. Hose bushes and ornament al shrubs. Asparagus. Asparagus Is so easily grown and such a large quantity Is produced on a small amount of ground that every garden should contain a bed. A bed 10 foot square requiring fiO plants will give an abundant supply for any ordi nary family. April and May Is the best time to plant. We have the larg est and best flavored variety. Delicious Strawberries. Most everybody likes strawberries and they are the most easily grown of any kind of fruit as well as tbo most healthful and delicious and tboy boar a full crop of fruit tbo next year after planting. From 300 to 500 plants make a good sized bed planted 1 foot by three feet. Wo have the biggest self- fertilizing kinds. Sweet Prune Plum. September 1. 1903. three bushels of plums wore picked from one five-year- old trco In E. D. Hammond's orchard of Sweet Prune plums. The tree com menced to bear two years after plant ing and Is bearing every year. It Is the only Prune plum that has been a success with mo and I have tried many kinds. It stood the dry years , 1893 and 1894 , and the hard winter of 1899 and bore fruit the following sea- eon. It Is a grand success for North eastern Nebraska. It Is a dark purple _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ .flMjT boon plnci'd mil of cnmmlHHNloii. The ! . y , HIIOW IIIIH drifted In deeply nnd u hard ' I * * crniit IUIH fin-mod which will msil < u rfjjCjfc llieni ImpiiHMildo until I here IM a ff * thaw or a united elTorl of ( he toiiitl'W Mtoi-H in liti'itli n ronilwny ( htniiyli. Stock Suffered , i'f * KopnrlN fiom Mm condition * of I ho ' ( W fnrmorH and their liord * of Hloek bavo * $ ' boon HOW ! ( Coming In , hut when all . , ) IIIIH been known It will uililoubledly . ' .H > he foiiud that there IIIIH been great ' < $ Htin'orlug nnd largo IOHHOH , onieeliilly | , f ; on Ilm prairie * whore no iiroterflon IIIIH boon niVortlod. / The toinporiiluroH of I bo pant few ' I da.VH linvn boon In the extreme stud ' . ' _ with Mm wind ban done tiulold dam,4 , ago. Commencing nl.oro Saturday , the mercury , during Ilm night wont to twi'tily-two below ami linn'tint yet roliil'iiod to.tlio/oro ninrk. The warm- * OH ! point reached during Sunday WIIH Ion doRi-oofl ICMH limn nothing and durlim htHt nigh I. II flunk In Iho lube again In twonty-nlue bolo'w. Fortunately the Hovern woatbor of tlit < punt Hovoral woekn linn boon HII ! ' llclonl wamliiK to enable Ibo pnople to prepare for extreme temperatutei' nnd humanity nndalork IIIIH bPenme mewliiil acciiHtonied fo tbo low torn poratureH or tbo IOHHOH nnd nufTerlnr" of Ihf past few dn.VH would have be < n much ffronfor. It in now Imjieil that thn limit hr ; boon rencti"d nnd thai modprtitln" , 'onipornturi'H may bo experienced from tills limp on. BITTER NIGHTSJOR DRIVERS In Spile of Tbolr Thick Coverings , They Suitor from the Cold. Thono nro bllltir nlilitn ; for tbo cnli- iiii'ii and Hiiffcrlng among ilium on IhHr long , hard drives through Hi" city after tbo greater portion of the world IH auleup , IJOC.OIIICH IntoitHo ni Union. Although they are wrapped mi In fur robuH and fur coats and lin eups mil.II nolhlni ; excepting tbcli O.NOH urn within reaching distance of t.ho oiitNldo woild , yet their fool airl their InimlA , however warmly clnd. can not long realm , ilm filings of ; . loin pern I u ro that Htunda twenty d < gn-oH bdow.pro. . And sit times tin- arc forced to Hit mntlonlcsN upon the box of tlio vohlclo , high In tbo win I and driving against II , for hours. DM- CIIH of bite IralnH arriving all through ) ! night make It Imperative that the ciiliiiien hoop hi In bourn and cold one- Homo of tbu HtiwiB In Norfolk arcs' * budly blocked with cnmtod DHOW thai It IH perfectly Impossible to drive .1 loam for any distance and not n few are Hlnllud and forced to K.nni around and go back. William Wnohlor will take notice , that rm tbn Ifilh day of January , 1in. ! , S. W. Hayes , a Jimllco of the peace of Norfolk precinct , Madison county , Nebraska , Issued an order of attach * inont for tbo HUIII of $60.00 In an ac tion pending before him , whoroln James II. Conloy Is plaintiff , and Wil liam Wachtor Is defendant , that prop erty of the defendant , consisting of money has been attaclie'd under said order. Said cause was continued to the 1th day of March , 1'JOn. at 1 o'clock p. in. Norfolk , Neb , .1st 11. 20 , 1005. .IniiK's II. Conlpy Plaintiff. neiit ( > Kt in- .i die Paul Nordwlg , ImrnoRH tnnn In color. large si/.c , sMn can bo easily removed nnd can bo plttod like a free stone peach. They are excellent for canning and preserves and are so sweet that tboy require very little Hiignr. I sold Ibis plum at | ! 2.fiO to $ : : .00 a bushel the past season when other varieties of sour plums were soiling for 7.r. cents to $1.0 ( ) n bushel. It has tnkon first premium at several fairs , a premium at the Lincoln state fair , and limbs and branches loaded with plums , shipped to the Pan-Amer ican exposition at Buffalo , Now York , wore shown In the Nobrasak fruir ex hibit that took one of the gold medals. I also received an honorable mention diploma on this plum from the Pan- American exposition. Wo believe this plum has more good qualities , and Is the best plum In existence for this whole northwestern country. If you plant Porno of these trees you will bo well paid. Wo have a choice fine lot of five to six feet trees to sell for the spring of in05. These trees wore grown from grafts cut off these bearing trees that bore these plums , nnd they will hear fruit at two or three years old If planted and are sure to be genuine. If you want some of these trees send your order early ami-got the best plum In existence. Trees flvo to six feet Jl-25 each ; $12.00 per dozen. $6 trees for $6.00. The only way you can be sure of getting this plum true to name grafted from my bearing trees Is to send your order direct to me. Treea delivered free to any railroad town. Call at Norfolk Nursery , or ad dress , E. D Hammond , Norfolk , Nob.