The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, February 17, 1905, Page 7, Image 7

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    Till' ] NOKFOUv NKWS : FRIDAY , mUU'AKY 17 11)05 ) ,
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
"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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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 . 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
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.