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THE NORFOLK NKWS : FKIDAY. Al'OtFST ' 24. liiifl.
FENDER JUDGE IS NAMED DY THE
18 LOVE FEAST THROUGHOUT
The Populists Named Judge Graves In
the Afternoon and the Democrats at
Night He Made a Speech Attacking
the Tariff Question.
[ From Tucsdny'a Dally. ]
Judge Guy T. Graves of 1'umlor was
nominated by populists'and democrats
of the Third congressional district In
Nebraska in Norfolk lust night. The
populists ut the city hull nominated
him in the afternoon , and the demo
crats at the Auditorium nominated htm
at night. There was no opposition. It
was a love feast.
The name of Judge Graves was
placed before the convention by Hon.
P. E. McKHHp , the candidate of two
years ago. Mr. McKllllp made a
speech In which he eulogized Judge
Graves as a square and able man , who
has repeatedly carried a republican
district in the Judicial race.
The nomination was seconded by
Attorney Moody of West Point.
F. M. Carlton of Leigh , as a ropro-
tentative of the populist congressional
convention , announced that he came
to announce that the populists had
nominated Judge Graves.
The nomination was then made by
acclamation. Judge Graves was es
corted to the platform amid cheers.
In thanking the convention ho said he
thought the time had come when the
public corporations should be the ser
vant of the people instead of the people
ple servants. He said that he believed
in railroad regulation which will reg
ulate , and that if laws fall , he believes
In government ownership. He at
tacked the tariffs that protect lumber ,
salt and sugar trusts , especially the
lumber trust. "It is time we reduce
the tariff walls and let lumber pour
in , " he said.
He said he has never ridden on a
pass and that he does not know that
Judge Boyd has.
The democratic congressional con
vention met in the Auditorium at 2:30 :
yesterday afternoon. After the dele
gates had assembled , something less
than 100 strong , and all In their shirt
sleeves , the Hadar band , which had
been engaged by the Norfolk Commer
cial club for the occasion , played a
Chairman Dan V. Stephens of Fre
mont called the convention to order
and Secretary John B. Donovan read
the call. Douglas Cones moved that
the reading of the call be dispensed
with , but one delegate said he had
never seen a call , and wanted It read ,
so It was read.
Hon. Patrick Emmett McKllllp of
Humphrey , candidate two years ago ,
was introduced as the temporary
chairman. Mr. McKlllip was received
"It is too hot to make or to hear a
long speech , " he said. "So I shall be
brief. But all I shall say , will be of
"During past months , democracy's
future looked dark. But today we
see the dawning light. The principles
of democracy have been exonerated.
Today republicans all over this nation
are standing on principles put forth
by democracy In years gone by.
Refers to Bryan.
Mr. McKilllp's reference to Bryan
was applauded. "Today , " he said ,
"our leader is attracting more atten
tion around the world than any other
"Mr. Bryan , though twice defeated ,
has done more during the past two
years to dominate American politics
than any other man. And when the
time comes that Bryan and his lieu
tenants throughout the length and
breadth of this land , shall rule , we will
all be proud to be Nebraskans. "
Mr. McKllllp thanked the democrats
and populists of this district for their
efforts in his behalf In 1904. He stat
ed that It was a magnificent perform
ance , in that it rolled back 10,000 votes
for him over the head of the ticket.
He declared that half the effort this
year means victory.
Neal H. Mnpes of Colfax was made
temporary secretary , with A. W. Smith
of Cumlng as assistant.
The chair named the following com
mittee on credentials : J. H. Johannes ,
Platte ; M. C. Garrett , Madison ; Jo
seph LaMore , Thurston ; Chas. W.
Reynolds , Wayne ; W. E. Powers ,
The committee on resolutions was
named as follows : Edgar Howard ,
Platte ; Dan V. Stephens , Dodge ;
Douglas Cones , Pierce ; Harry Miller ,
Stanton ; John Wachter. Pierce.
Planks Upon Which Judge Graves Will
Stand for Election.
Following was the platform adopted
last night by the democratic congres
sional convention :
The democracy of the Third congres
sional district of Nebraska reaffirms
the cardinal principles of thn party H3
enunciated by Jefferson , defended by
Jackson and now championed by Wil
liam J. Bryan.
We voice a message of love to the
great leader of democracy now upon
the &eas and hono'\nrd bound and be
speak for him at his Homecoming n
welcome as warm as Ins own need
heart wherever It extends for the
cause of humanity.
In the record of the last national
congress we find no act worthy the
commendation of American people ,
save only such legislation as was in
harmony with the demand of a na
tional democracy during recent years ,
and wo point to the fact that In every
good work of the congress the uay
was not only blazed by democratic
platforms but the work was performed
under direction of democratic leaders.
Wo stand linn upon that govern
mental foundation stone which Is an
over present protest against every
form of legalized theft under the name
of a protective tariff. Wo nillnu that
a protective tariff has never brought
anything better than n llnanclal bur
den to the people of this agricultural
district ; and wo hero give pledge that
the nominee of this convention shall
bo armed by the people with it vote
In congress , ho will use that vote In
favor of free lumber , free coal , free
barbed wire , free Iron and steel and
all agricultural Implements. We are
opposed to any and every effort look-
ing toward any system or asset cur
rency and Insist that the power * to
Issue all lawful money IH Inherent In
the national government. We applaud
every intelligent effort to curb by law
the greed of the public service corpo
rations. Wo pledge the nominee of
this convention to cast his vote , If
elected , In favor of regulation of Inter ,
state freight and passenger charges ,
by railroads , telegraph , telephone ,
sleeping car and express companies.
We particularly give pledge to the
people of this district that the nomi
nee of this convention will , if elected ,
work and vote for such legislation ns
will drive out of business that greatest
of all pirates upon the sea of agricul
ture , the national grain trust , and
drive to the penitentiary doors all
members of that trust who have been
instrumental In the spoliation of this
grain producing people by grain trust
methods. The democratic party Is the
foe of fraud wherever found and re
fuses to regard It less than fraud when
committed within the party household.
We endorse the demand of Mr. Bry-
in for the resignation of the Illinois
member of the democratic national
committee on the ground that his elec
tion was secured by a fraud so prob-
iblo as to admit ot no controversy.
We agree with Mr. Bryan that the
democratic party can not successfully
attack fraud while sheltering within
Its folds a national commltteeman
whoso certificate of election bears the
sign and the seal of fraud. We believe
the only true solution of the railroad
rate problem lies through the ultimate
ownership of railroads by the people.
While favoring the regulation of
freight and passenger rates by statute ,
we declare for the principle of public
ownership at the earliest possible date ,
and specifically for the Immediate gov
ernment ownership and operation of
sulllclent railroad mileage , extending
from the Atlantic to the Pacific , and
from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great
Lakes , to enable the government to
control the rate situation and to pre
vent extoctlon and discrimination on
the part of private owners of inter
The democracy of the Third congres
sional district finds encouragement
and inspiration in the work of the
democratic state convention recently
assembled in Lincoln. We congratu
late the people of Nebraska on the
opportunity offered to support at the
polls the magnificent men named as
candidates and the platform of true
American principles proclaimed by
The nominee of this convention is
In himself a right sort of platform as
touching the free pass evil. He takes
the democratic position that there can
Lie no difference between a pass bribe
and a money bribe , and he has lived
true to that position. During all the
years of his service as judge of the
district court his pocket has never
been polluted by a political or other
kind of free railroad pass a record In
striking contrast with the record of
liis republican opponent In the present
campaign who brazenly prides himself
upon the number of free passes which
ho has solicited , procured and used
while wearing the robes of the magis
POPULISTS IN CONVENTION.
They Convened at the City Hall Fa
vor Ownership of Utilities.
The populists met at the city hall.
Jacob Wooster was not there , because
lie was across the street In the dem
ocratic camp. Reading of the call was
Mr. Carleton of Leigh was made tem
porary chairman and D. J. Pointer of
Albion temporary secretary. The tem
porary organization was made perma
The following resolutions committee
was named : Carleton , F. A. Bryant ,
Pointer , MacMahon and Bygland. . Fol
lowing Is the platform adopted :
We congratulate ourselves and the
people at largo on the fact that popu
list principles have become so pop
ular and respectable that the old par
ties are forced to Incorporate them in
their platforms. The only question
now is to nominate good men as most
platforms are written alike.
We still adhere to those principles
known as the Omaha platform , which
can never die. They have grown until
they are received by all parties.
Recognizing the fact that In the
multitude of counsel there Is wisdom ,
wo deem the representatives of the
people in congress as having more wis
dom than a few supreme court judges.
We therefore stamp our disapproval
on declaring any law unconstitutional
that Is not concurred in by the whole
We favor an income tax.
We favor a domestic parcels post.
Wo favor a postal savings bank.
We favor an anti-pass law making It
a crime to give or receive a railroad
pass or transportation except to em
ployes and shippers of live stock on
return from market.
We favor a direct primary law.
We favor the Initiative rind referen
We favor a law making It a crime
for corporations to contribute to any
political campaign fund.
We demand of all public officers ,
who now hold a free pass over any
railroad , that they nt once surrender
We favor government ownership of
railroads , telegraph and all natural
monopolies. Meanwhile , wo favor put
ting lumber , Iron and steel on the free
We favor a two-cent per mile pas-
scnger rate and n uniform freight rate
without the present rebate system.
Dr. Drynnt Speaks.
Dr. F. A. tlrynnt of Norfolk made a
speech before the convention In which
he declared the government should
own the trusts Instead of the trusts
owning the government , and said the
railroads should be owned especially
the trunk lines , by the government.
Dr. Bryant declared that It Is Im
possible to curb or to control the
trusts or railroads , and that govern
ment ownership , alone , will solve the
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Real estate transfers In Madison
county for the week ending August 18 ,
IJiOli , reported by Madison County Ab
stract company , office with Mapes &
Hazen , Norfolk , Neb.
Mary 13. Simmons to Elsie and Mattie -
tie Simmons , W. D. , consideration $1-
000 , part of SEV4 of SWVi , 31 , 2-1 , 2.
Geo. W. I/osoy to D. II. Simmons , S.
D. , consideration $71 , part of SEV4 of
SWV4 , 31 , 2-1 , 2.
P. A. Schurtz and wlfo to P. A.
Schurtz , guardian , W. D. , consideration
$3,500 , lot 475 , H. Gerecke's subdivi
sion of block 2 , Pasewnlk's addition to
P. A. Schurtz and wlfo to P. A.
Schurtz , guardian , W. D. , consideration
$350 , E8GV * feet of N75 feet of lotI ,
block 2 , Pasewalk's addition to Nor
folk , Neb.
Peter Rubendnll and wlfo and M. C.
Garrett and wife to F. K. Wnrrlck , W.
D. , consideration $200 , WVa of block
2. W. M. Robertson's addition to Mad
F. L. Danes nijd wife to E. C. Danes ,
W. D. , consideration $2,000 , EVa of EVfc
of SWVI , 5 , 21 , I.
John A. Wllley and wlfo to Jacob
Felger , W. D. , consideration $13,000 ,
SW4 of NV4 of NW/4 , 25 , 24 , 1 , and
E'/i of NEU of NEVJ , 28 , 21 , 1.
E. C. Danes and wlfo to F. L. Danes ,
W. D. , consideration $2,000 , WVa of EVfc
of SW/4 , 5 , 21 , 4.
Carl Bamgart to C. E. Owens , W. D. ,
consideration $1,800 , EV of SEVi , 27 ,
Thomas J. Mnlone and wlfo to Town
of Enola , plat SWVI of SWVI. 5 , 22 , 1.
Thomas J. Malone and wife to John
II. DIefenderfer , W. D. , consideration
$250 , lots 9 , 10 , 11 and 12 , block 1 ,
Henry C. Loman and wlfo to Johann
Koeppe , W. D. , consideration $875 ,
NEVS block 14 , Mandamus addition to
Adam Pilger and wife to John Sanford -
ford , W. D. , consideration $1 , part of
NWV4 of NWVi. 20 , 21 , 1.
Lizzie Mollhoff to John Bohlsen , Q.
C. D. , consideration $100 , undivided
Interest in W6 of SEVI of SWVi , 35 ,
23 , 4.
FROM NORFOLKTO COLORADO
Mrs. Matrau Describes Beautiful Spot
in the Mountains.
The following letter was received
from Mrs. H. C. Matrau of Norfolk ,
who Is spending the summer in Colorado
rado mountains :
Slmwnee , Colo. , Aug. 18. A trip up
the Platte canon Is one of the grand
trips provided by the Colorado and
Southern railroad for the summer tour
ist. It is not as well known or as fa
mous as the Silver Plume trip over the
wonderful Georgetown Loup , or the
Seven Falls or Garden of the Gods trip ,
yet It is beautiful and grand enough to
almost equal them.
Shawnee , where our little party Is
camping , Is only sixty miles up the
canon , but that is far enough to give
a good Idea of the scenery. To reach
Shawnee we take the Colorado and
Southern railway at Denver.
At first the country looks uninter
esting but soon the mountains grow
onger and before long we are winding
around rocks with such sharp curves
that the engine and all cars In front
of us can be plainly seen. On the one
side of us the Platte river rushes and
roars at a fierce rate , while on the
other side the rocks are so near that
we could easily touch them by leaning
from the car window.
The little narrow guage engine puffs
bravely along up , up , past numerous
resorts a few miles apart until the
sixty miles is covered and wo are at
Shawnee , 8,125 feet above sea level
and nearly 3,000 feet higher than Den
ver. The train service is good and
the officials and trainmen exceedingly
Coming from Denver Mr. Michael ,
artist , and formerly of Norfolk , got on
the train. Himself and family have
been In this part of the country all
summer , part of the time at George
town and the remaining time at Platte
Shawnee has a fine modern hotel ,
owned , equipped and maintained by
the C. & S. railroad. There are some
l > eautiful cottages but they are owned
by the wealthy people. A few little
old ones are for rent. They are com
fortable and well enough for a few
The hcenery is free and there arc
enough mountains to keep an ordinary
person climbing for months.
I never enjoyed a vacation as much
In my life and shall always carry with
me the picture of the "everlasting
hills , " wonderful beyond description.
Mrs. H. C. Matrau.
A tramp , giving his name ns Albert
Freek , was up before police court this
morning on the charge of being rdunk
and disorderly. He was assessed the
usual fine of $2.00 and costs , amount
ing In all to $7.10.
NORTH NEDRA8KA HORSES ACT
LIKE THEY HAD THE GRIP.
AND ARE GETTING VACATIONS
The Drivers are Walking , For Once ,
and Reducing Their Surplus Weight.
The Contagion Hns Gone the Rounds
IH your horse troubled with a pair
of sere oyeH , which are off color ami
tilled with tears ? Does the animal
act llko It had the grip , or a throe-ply
jng , as a dentist would call It ? Why ?
Well , If it does , It has the pink oyo.
Whllo hay fever sufforerH among
mankind are sneezing and rubbing
their eyes , trying to find relief ami
falling at It , the horse world through
out north Nebraska towns , Is suffering
equally as much and maybe more , from
this exasperating pink eye. The
plague has spread all about the town ,
and the horse that has escaped the
contagion ought to bo drafted Into ser
vice an a nurHo for the rest of the
equine patients. Still that might make
draft horses out of racers , and there's
It Is not n dull day for the veterinary
surgeons. They are In demand day
and night to look after the pink eye
victims , while the doctors of men are
taking It easy through a lack of busi
ness. The horses which have the pink
eye are taking it easy , too. For the
first time In many moons'Homo of them
are taking enforced vacations , while
their drivers are walking off surplus
! > ounds that have been accumulating
through these years for lack of exer
And so , It Is said , there are compen
sations , oven for the pink eye.
Chas. Jones was licro from Stanton
Lover Rutlln of Chicago Is visiting
F. C. White of Omaha Is homo visit
ing his father.
Mrs. Ed Stanflcld has returned from
a short visit at Elgin.
Herman Frlcke of Madison IH In the
city to spend the day.
Fred Bran of Battle Creek was a
city visitor yesterday.
Rev. Mr. Grubor of Hosklns wan a
city visitor yesterday.
F. II. Nye of Plalnvlow came down
this morning on business.
Joe Young of Madison was In the
city on business yesterday.
C. P. Johns of Stnnton was In the
city on business yesterday.
Mrs. Malone and daughter of Enola
wore city visitors yesterday.
Geo. Powell of Omaha was In the
city last evening on business.
A. C. Chamberlain came up from
Stanton yesterday on business.
Blanche Donaldson of Pierce came
down yesterday to visit friends.
Mrs. Warrlck of Meadow Grove was
shopping In the city yesterday.
Mrs. Chilso of Stanton spent the day
shopping in the city yesterday.
J. W. Walter of Meadow Grove was
a business visitor in the city yester
Mr. and Mrs. William Wallcrstcn of
Dloomficld are visiting friends In this
Dr. W. H. H. Hagey went to Lincoln
this morning to visit his daughter ,
Miss .Toslo Hagey.
R. C. and R. A. Malony and Miss
Gertrude Bnisch of Madison spent the
day In the city yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bohn and daugh
ter of Sioux City are visiting at the
home of E. J. Schorrege.
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Clark returned
'rom Omaha to attend the funeral of
her mother , Mrs. Christian.
Mrs. L. E. Wallerstadt and children
returned today from Oakland , Nob. ,
where they have been visiting.
Mrs. W. C. Frye of Hartlngton , who
! md been visiting Mrs. George H.
Spear , returned to her home yesterday
Miss E. Gayle Jones , Reba Nnngle ,
Virginia Cunningham and Mao Gilder-
sleeve of Wayne were shopping In
the city yesterday.
The Misses Podell left this morning
'or Chicago , where they go to study
the fall styles. They will spend a
week In Omaha visiting friends.
Mrs. Wlttimar of Chicago , who has
jcen visiting Mrs. Geo. H. Spear , left
this morning for Rochester , Minn. ,
where she will bo operated on by the
Drs. Mayo for appendicitis.
W. II. Geoy of Blair Is visiting In
Jess Ilorton of Stanton is in the city
C. O. Marshall of Enola is in the
city on business.
J. A. Keleher went to Lynch today
for a short visit.
Clalr Blakely of Kansas City Is homo
visiting his parents.
E. M. Huntlngton left this noon for
Irwln , Iowa , on business.
Miss Annie Hlbben of Fremont Is
visiting relatives In this city.
E. N. Stuart came up from Madison
this morning to spend the day.
Mrs. F. Nelson and daughter of NIo-
brara are shopping In the city today.
J. B. Hasseman came down from
Coleridge yesterday to visit relatives.
Miss Pearl Reese and Elmer Beeler
wont to Scribner today for a short vis-
Mrs. L. J. Horton and Mrs. Nathan
of Stanton are shopping in the city to
Misses Marlon and Loralno Gow re
turned today from a few days visit
Judge Boyd will hold a final session
of the district court on Friday , Aug
ust 24 , at Madison At Mils time any
caBCH may lie brought up , and Judge
lloyd will summon the grand Jury.
MIHH Hello Temple of Wayne Is vis
iting at thn homo of her Hlsler , Mrs
0. ( . ' . Gow.
llonry KIIIHO , who IIMH been vIMIIng
In the city , letuined to ! IH ! homo In
Wnkellold this noon.
Mrs. PugHley. who him benn visiting
Mrs. C. S. Parker , lelt thlH morning
for her homo In Genoa.
G. A. Hohnurt of Wayne passed
passed through the city today on his
way to attend the races at Nellgh.
Hugo Walters went lo Hlnnlon today
to play hall with the Itnttlo Creek IIO.VH ,
who are playing there against Htnnton.
Nov. C. A. Gutnecht of Wakelleld
Htopped over In the city last evening
on his way homo from the wont lo visit
0. H. Smith left today for Fort Mad
ison , Iowa , after a short visit with h'lH
daughter. Mrs. A. N. AnthoH , and | IH !
T. J. O'Hrlon of Omaha , proprietor
if the Henshaw hotel , paused through i
ho city today on lilt ) way homo fioin
Hit ) Black Hills.
John Oesterllng In on the Hick llHt.
J. W. Humphrey Is ro-dccornting the
Interior of his gontu furnishing nloro.
Elmer Hlght ban resigned his post-
.Ion at ChrlHtoph'H drug Htore and will
ORVO for Omaha about September 1 to
enter a pharmaceutical college there.
The eighth annual meeting of the
Nupor touinament will bo held August
JO , 30 and 31. Good racing oventH
iiivo been secured. G. A. ErlcUmm Is
Yesterday was another uncomforl-
ibly hot day and many thought It was
totter than any during the paHt week.
Tim thermometer , however , registered
only 95 IIH the maximum heat.
Great Improvement IH being made
on the First Congregational chinch by
Kilh Interior and exterior decoration.
When the proposed planu are complet
ed the church will have quite a itiotio-
A bunch of fifty Norfolk people went
to Nellgh today to see the first duy'H
aclng nt that point. The crowd all
wore little red badges In their button
mien and the badges bore the words ,
'Norfolk Boosters. "
The Pierce County Speed and Fair
association have Issued progrnniH for
i race meet that IH to bo held In
Plerco September 4 , 5 and ( J , following
the Battle Creek races , which are next
week. W. G. Illroim Is secretary of
.ho Plorco association. Tliero are
Homo good oventH scheduled , among
them a 2 : Hi class for the first day
Plorco people turned out for Norfolk's
race meet , and Norfolk will undoubted-
y do its much for Plorco.
Dr. Alden , superintendent of the In
sane hoHpltal , left yesterday morning
for Lincoln to attend the Htato repub-
lean convention. Ho wan accompa
nied by Lon Gottzmnr , the bookkeeper.
Dr. Singer Is acting an miporlntcndont
luring the absence of Dr. Alden. Dr.
Alden left the Institution temporarily
with assurance from Governor Mickey
that no advantage of the absence
would bo taken , so far as the oimtor
proceedings against Dr. Alden are con
Yesterday's Associated Press dis
patches told of an order given by Pres
ident Roosevelt for the removal of a
troop of colored soldiers from a Texas
town , because of an assault that hud
boon committed by the soldiers. The
troop mentioned WUH from Fort NIo-
Lirara , Neb. , having recently been
transferred. The Investigation Into |
the disorder , together with a report ! '
of the same to the president , wan made
by Major C. W. Penroso , who was for
merly stationed at Fort NIobruru , anil
who was well known In northwest Ne
Fred Koester , formerly of West
Point and a registered pharmacist , has
accepted u position In the George B.
Chrlstoph pharmacy. Mr. Koester suc
ceeds Elmer Hlght , who has been emi
nently successful In his work. Mr.
flight , who has been faithful as an
apprentice for three years , now geese
o school and will boon take the exam
ination and become a registered
The city council will meet tonight ,
mvlng taken an adjournment from
Monday night , when the city hall was
occupied by the populist congressional
convention. At tonight's meeting the
gulch proposition , which the county
commissioners have plans for rcllcv- I
ng , and which has for years bothered
the west end of town as far down as
: ho railroad tracks , will bo taken up.
It Is the hope of Norfolk pcoplo gen
erally that the situation may bo re-
leved and the city council has the sup
port of the public at largo in any move
.hat body may make toward assisting
n the gulch's relief. It is considered
: lmt no opportunity has been present
ed before , and that none may bo pre
sented again for some time , equal to
the one now at hand.
BASEBALL TEAMS HERE.
Three Different Nines Passed Through
Norfolk at Noon.
The Battle Creek base ball club
imssed through the city on their way
to Stanton , whore they went to play
the club of that city. A large number
of Battle Creek rooters accompanied
The Cherokee base ball club passed
through the city in their private carte
to Wlnsido , where they went to play.
The Pilger base ball team went
through Norfolk to Nellgh , where they
went to play against Neligh.
Excursion Tickets to Interstate Good
roads convention , Chllllcotho , Mo. ,
Via the Northwestern line , will bo sold
at reduced rates September 1 to 4.
Inclusive , limited to return until Sep
tember 10 , Inclusive. Apply to agents
Chicago & Northwestern R'y.
MISS WILLA C. ALLEN MARRIED
I AT MADISON.
DRIDE OF WILLIAM L. DOWLING
At the Home of Ex-United States Senator -
ator Wllllnm V. Allen In Mndlson
Yesterday , the Mnrrlngo Ceremony
MndlHon , Nob. , Aug. 22. Special to
The NOWH : MIHH Wllla C. Allen ,
daughter of o\-Unlt 'd HlatoH Honntor
William V. Allen , WHH united In mar-
lingo yesterday to Mr. William L.
Dowllng , Hiiperliitondont of HchoolH at
Clay Center , Neb.
Only Immediate rolntlvoH of the fam
ily were pietum ! . The ceremony look
place at 7 o'clock In the evening at
the homo of the hrlde'H parentH , llov
It. It. DlggH of Omaha performing the
coioniony. The ring service was imed.
After the ceremony a light luncheon
was served. The couple look the evenIng -
Ing train for Clay Center , whore they
Miss Allen IH well known In Norfolk ,
and IIMH many friends hero . She wait
formerly a student at the unlvondty
of Nebraska , where she WIIH a member
of the I'hl lleta 1'hl Hororlty.
Mr. Dowllng WIIH formerly n teacher
In Madlhon , and WIIH at one time re
publican candidate for the county mi-
perlntemloncy In IlilH county. He wan
fonneily it Hlndent In the University
FARMERS WON'T LOSE.
Secretary of Agriculture Wilson Pro-
diets Better Conditions.
Slonx City , la. , Aug. 23. KannerK
and slock giowerH of the went and
norlhweHl will not loHt a cent IIH a re-
Hull ol the meat Inflection law ; the
oxpoHines of Dm packing IIOIIHCH by
novellHlH and writers ; or by the falling
off In the foreign trade on canned
To n ropoitor of the PIOHH Mr. Wll-
HOII said :
"The Hcare over parking IIOIIHO con
ditions will adjiiHt Itself In a short
time If slock , Intended for cannerH ,
IIIIH not been In demand during the
past Hlxly ( InyH , 1 believe It will bo In
demand later and that the fnrmorH
and Htock growern will not IOHO on
IhlH class of stock. It has been said
that lurge IOHHCH would bo Himlalned
IIH a result of the packing house Hcan-
dalH. 1 don't believe that.
"The condltloiiH In the packing bonn
es have not been what they should ho
I have found that almost every place
I Imvo visited. AH to confirming the
statements of the young author of
"The Jungle , " 1 would Hlmply Hay that
the man who wiole that book did not
know nn > thlng about a packing house.
"H Is true that I have found HOIIIO
deplorable conditions. Many of the
packing houses aie old. They will
Mr. WIlHon predicted that bolter con
ditions will obtain In the future. Ho
mild hlH new Inspectors are arriving
every day to brgln the more rigid In
spection and enforce the now lawH.
Theio will bo little or no danger of an
uiiHOphlsticated public eating scrapH
of tilpe for pressed chicken ; pit ? skin
for deviled ham and other more or ICSB
palatable siilmtnneuH for the real thing ,
lint when the government Inspectors
'liiHcilbe "ham" on a piece of meat It
will be ham.
When "politics" was mentioned to
the secretary of agriculture , a percep
tible shiver ran over his frame , regard
less of the fart that he was clad In a
light summer coat of "brllllantlno"or
"Just sny I am not talking politics , "
said the secretary. "I am not discuss
ing the 'Iowa situation. ' I was satis
fied that the lowans would settle the
recent contest In a satisfactory man
ner , rind without outside Interference.
I was not mlHtaken. The republican
party In Iowa knows what It wants and
the decision in the DCS Molnes conven
tion was final.
"But , as you understand , I never
talk politics while out on official busi
"It's 12 o'clock , Isn't It ? That's din
ner time in Iowa , which makes me
think of a story. One of my friends
visited mo In Washington soon after
I went there and wo had dinner at 3
o'clock In the afternoon. Ho wrote tea
a friend at homo and told him that
dinner was postponed until 3 o'clock
regularly , and he supposed If he kept
on going east ho did not know when
ho would be eating his 'dinner. ' Wo
now have dinner in Washington at 8
o'clock , " explained the secretary.
To Richard Winfrey , non-n > sldent
defendant will take notice that on the
23rd dav of August , A. D. 190 ' . , Ethel
S. Winfrey , plaintiff heroin , filed her
petition in the district court of Ma.li-
bon county , Nebraska , against the do-
fendnnt , the object and pniver of
which are to obtain n decree of dhorco
from defendant , on ground thar in the
month of March 1901. ho willfully
abandoned the plaintiff , am. for more
than two years last past has boon will ,
fully absent from plaintiff without any
just or reasonable cause. The plain
tiff asks for custody of Glen Winfrey ,
Issue of said marriage alleging that de
fendant Is not n suitable person to bo
entrusted with care , custody and edu
cation of said child.
You are required to answer said pe
tition on or before Monday , the 1st
day of October , A. D. 1908.
Ethel S. Winfrey , Plaintiff ,
By Powers & Barnhart ,
Dated August 23rd , 190C.
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