The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, August 24, 1906, Page 8, Image 8

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    NIK NORFOLK NEWS : Kill DAY , AUGUST 24 , 1900
FIRST THEATRICAL ATTRACTION
OF SEASON IS DOOKED.
IT WILL DE WEST MINSTRELS
The Theatrical Season In Norfolk Will
Start This Ycnr With One of the
Well Known Minstrel Companies ,
Which Comes Monday , Labor Day.
The tliontrlcnl Reason In Norfolk will
open ( his your on Monday. September
3Labor day and tlio day lioforo
Holiool begins On that night tlio llrHt
attraction of l'i % si-nann will appear In
the Aiiilltorlniii. mill It Is nil extraor
dinarily goo.I M Mi-art Ion , too. Tlio
West mliiRtiol company , one of tlio
known minstrels In America to
day , will lie hero for tlio Initial night
nt tlio playlioiiso.
The management , In announcing this
attraction for the Auditorium , Bays :
"Wo will open tlio season nt tlio Au
ditorium on September It with West
intiiHtrulH , ono of tlio good mlnstrol
compaulefl1 In fart , Iho host that has
over appeared In Norfolk. "
Concerning tlio company , the llorald
of Diiluth , where the tronplo played
last week , nays :
Although William II. West IH dead ,
the William II. West mlnntrolB still
live , and for Hovoral RoaRona now they
hnvo nmdo triumphant tourR of the
country under the olllcli'iit chaperon-
ngo of Sanford II. Hlcaliy. The Went
niliiHlrolH opened nn engagement of
two nights and a matlneo nt the Ly
ceum hint evening , heforo an audlenco
which enjoyed every minute of the en
tertainment.
To ho mire , Homo of the gaga hnvo
been heard before , but on the whole ,
the Bhow aHBiiyB na high aa nny of the
others which como to town , mid Duluth -
luth usually fleoa nil tlio minstrel
ahowa during n sonaoii.
No ono member of the company IH
heralded na n star to appear on the
strength of laurola won In dim paat.
They nro nil atara and every member
worka with n zeal that ahould wnrm
the nmplo heart of S. 11. Hlcaby.
The first part wna very pleasing.
.Tamea Cantwoll Rang the song which
Paul Dreasor completed Juat before- his
demise , "My Gnl Sal , " In a way that
won him an encore. Iloawell .T. White ,
posRosaed of n very high tenor voice ,
nccompllBhed IIB much when ho Bang
"Somewhere. " William Ronnud did
very well with tlio armorer's song from
"Ilobln Hood , " and .Toe Hrciiiinn scored
heavily with "Tell Her That I Send
My Lovo" and "Since Nellie Wont
Away. " Of the comedians , Charles
Van Nostrand , who dancea very clever
ly , sang "Rood Night Miss Emlllno" as
If ho enjoyed It and nick Mitchell
made n lilt with his touching SOUK-
George Van followed with n very pret
ty song , "I've Got n Hoom to Let In
My Heart for You , " the singing of
which proved him to bo the possessor
of no mean voice.
Graham and Van Nostrand opened
the olio with n dancing turn , Fred
Smith did some clover baton juggling ,
the Sunflower quartet sang and the
performance concluded with n pretty
afterpiece , led by Joe nrciuinn en
titled "Moonlight on the River. " .
KINKAID IS RENOMINATED.
Congressional Convention In Twenty-
four MlnuMs.
Kearney , Nob. , Aug. 22. In n con
vention hold nt the city hall which
lasted twenty-four minutes and wns n
model of unnulmlty as well ns dis
patch , Congressman Moses P. Klnkald
was unanimously renomlnated by the
republicans of the Sixth congressional
district. There wns no contest am !
the credentials of the delegates were
approved without going through the
formality of having a committee take
action. A committee oa resolutions
consisting of Judge J. S. Honglaud ol
Lincoln county ns chairman , and al
of the editors of the district present
ns associates , was appointed and re
tired to decide on a set of resolutions
which endorse the work of the tlfty
ninth congress , also the record of Con
gressman Klnknld. A congressional
committee , consisting of one man from
each county In the district wns then
appointed , the member for Buffalo
county being Phil Lambert. Mr. Kin-
Raid's name wns then placed In nomi
nation and the chairman's question If
there wore any other nominations wns
greeted with a burst of laughter. A
motion providing that Mr. Klnkald be
allowed to select the chairman and
secretary of the congressional com
mittee was carried. A majority of the
committee was empowered to 1111 va
cancies and the convention adjourned ,
many of the delegates taking the morn
ing train for Lincoln.
NEWSPAPER MEN ON FAST RIDE
New York Correspondents' Auto Trip
Across Continent.
Fremont , Neb. , Aug. 22. Touring
across the country in nn automobile
to establish a record for a transcontinental
tinental trip Dick Little nnd Christian
D. Hngerty , eastern newspaper corres
pondents , reached Fremont nt noon.
Fresh from two accidents , one of
which got them In jail at Marshall-
town , Town , the tourists were scurrying
at breakneck speed In nn effort to
make up the twelve hours they lind
lost.
lost.At Marshnlltown they collided with
a farm wngon nnd were arrested for
exceeding the speed tow. Aftqr n short
detention they managed to pay their
fines nnd get loose. Enst of Fremont
this morning they bumped Into a buggy
and had the two tool boxes ripped oft
the machine. They claimed to have
lug up n amall fee to pacify the other
imrty to the nccldeut nnd cnnio to Fro-
uont for repairs.
Little nnd Hagerty nro making the
trip at the teiiu | > Rt of n ear mnker , the
Hulrk company , na nn endurnnco nnd
speed test for n representative of the
Japanese government , which wantR to
liny several cara for Held work In Man-
chut la The two newspaper men
Horved aH war correspondents In Mnn-
Hiurln dm Ing the lluHslnn-JapanoHO
wnr and gained nn acquaintance with
olllelalR of the two governments. Lit
tle la the conespondent who wna mla-
tnken hy the Jnps for a Russian spy
and would have been hanged to n
lump post had ho not been too tall.
The party loft Now York nt 3 o'clock
last Thursday morning. At Syracuse
greet Ings were exchanged with the
F.rnnklln parly that passed through
Fremont eaatbound ten days ngo and
which wont from 'Frisco to Now York
In llfleen days and six hours.
Dick Little , who was wnr correspon
dent In the Hour war , the Spanish-
American war and the recent Jnpnncso
war , latterly for Iho Chicago Dally
NOWH , was ono of the party which took
a apln acroHH the continent last De
cember on the Initial run of the Los
AngoloH limited trnln over the Union
Pacific lino.
At that time Llttlo contemplated
making n lecturing tour , promising to
Include Norfolk In the route , but hla
[ ilnns were changed Inter nnd he gave
up the lecture platform Idea.
INSANE HOSPITAL SUPERINTEN
DENT MAKES REPLY.
ASKS TO HOLD HIS POSITION
Dr. Alden Says That His Conduct Was
Approved by the State Board Which
Investigated Him , and Therefore He
Wants to Remain.
rirrom Tluirsdiu-'a Dally. ]
An answer to the quo wnrrnnto pro
ceedings In the supicmo court has been
Illed by Dr. J. M. Alden , superlnten-
lent of the Norfolk Inaano asylum ,
This is the second step In the pro
ceedings Instituted to oust him from
the bend of the Institution.
Dr. Alden admits refusing to sur
render the position to Dr. Young , who
wns appointed hy Governor Mickey to
succeed Alden.
The defendant says that ho was ap
pointed by the governor and that the
charges against him were Invcstlgnted
hy the hoard of public lands nnd build
ings.
ings.Ho
Ho dcclnrcH that the latter body ap
proved his conduct and ho asks to bo
allowed to retain his position as head
of the Institution.
HOTTEST AND DRIEST WEEK.
Last Week's Average Temperature
Above 90 All Over the State.
Lincoln , Neb , , Aug. 21. Special to
The News : The past week wns the
warmest nnd driest of the season. The
wind was very light and the sunshine
excessive.
The dally mean temperature aver
aged 9 ° above the normal. The dally
temperatures were above 90 ° each day
In most of the state , and they were
between 25 ° and 100 ° In many coun
ties on Thursday , Friday and Satur
day : The dally minimum temperatures
wore also high , being for the most part
between 65 ° nnd 70 ° .
Rain fell only In very light scattered
showers , and none fell In the greater
part of the state. Local showers with
a rainfall of less than a quarter of an
Inch occurred In Blalno , Merrlck , Ham
ilton , York , Platte , Colfax , Butler and
Lancaster counties. The total rain
fall from April 1 to date Is below nor
mal In most counties , but Is slightly
In excess In Hall , Lancaster , Burt and
Cherry counties. The deficiency is
the greatest in Jefferson , Nemaha and
Douglas counties , where It ranges from
I to 0 Inches.
WAR IN POPE'S LETTER.
Encyclical's Ultimatum May Create
Grave Crisis , Says M. Clemenceau.
Carlsbad , Aug. 22. M. Clomencenu
the French minister of the Interior , Is
now hero taking the cure. When
asked regarding the consequences of
the pope's enocllcnl he replied :
"It is n declaration of war nnd wll
create a new political situation that
will perhaps cause all other questions
to pass into the backKround for some
time to come , for If the Holy Set
thinks that certain extenuating formu
too in the encyclical will be Interpret
ed by the French government ns nn
Invitation to negotiate It Is making a
very great mistake.
"The pope declares that not only
does ho reject the cultuellcs , but re
fuses even to take advantage of the
existing laws regulating public associa
tions. This crentes nn entirely new
state of things and may have very
grave consequences for the exercise of
religion in France. If no measures
are taken and If the churches find
themselves without proprietors in De
cember next , they will have to be
closed.
"Hut my personal sentiment Is , nnd
I hnvo never concealed it , that there
Is no necessity for the churches to be
'cultuelle. " If there nro no association
cultuelles n way must be found to con
ciliate the law with the exercise of
religion. "
Try News want ads.
You cultivate " "
may "spare-tlmethrlft"
by reading the "wants. "
NORFOLK YOUNG MAN MEETS
DEATH IN CHEYENNE , WYO.
HE FELL FROM MOVING TRAIN
Norfolk Doy , Son of Mr. and Mrs. R.
W. Williams of This City , Sustained
Two Crushed Limbs and Injuries
Which Proved Fatal Shortly After.
Clyde J. Williams , son of Mr. nnd
Mrs. 11. W. Williams of Norfolk , wns
killed nt Uhoyenno , Wyo. , today by
falling from n railroad train. Ho was
not Instantly killed , but In the fnll he
sustained two crushed legs and Injuries
to which ha succumbed shortly after-
ward. News of the sad accident
reached the parents In Norfolk at an
early hour In a telegram announcing
the Injuries , nnd another dispatch fol
lowed a half hour later telling of the
death.
Clyde Williams was n painter by
trade , having learned that trade In
Norfolk , where ho grow up. Ho for
merly attended the public schools of
this city. A few years ngo ho made
his homo for n time at Unite , Neb ,
Mr. Williams had planned , when the
first message came , to leave for Chey
enne , hut changed his plans nnd the
remains will be shipped to Norfolk.
LONG LOST MAN HURLEY LAWYER
Prof. Frye of Chicago nnd Attorney
Goddard of S. D. , Alike.
Pierre , S. D. , Aug. 22. Light wns
thrown upon the mystery c > T Professor
Frye of Chicago , who has just returned
to that city after nn absence of thirty-
one yours , giving his amazed wife $5-
000 with the proviso that she wns to
ask no questions regarding his ram-
bllngs.
In 1878 there appeared In Hurley , S.
D. , a man who gave his name ns G. II.
Goddnrd. Ho began the practice of
law nnd was fairly successful. Ho also
Invested heavily In real estate , which
was then very cheap and is now val
uable. Ho never mentioned his past
Ifo , but settlers agreed that Goddard
VIIH not his real name. He possessed
considerable ability and a line educa-
Ion.
Goddard was candidate for various
illlccs , hut shifted his political beliefs
so often that ho wns not successful In
lint line. When ho came hero he
losed ns an Episcopalian , but later be
came very active In the Catholic
church and finally was appointed pro-
essor In the Catholic college nt the
intlonnl capital , where ho remained
i year and was then sent to the Phil-
pplnes , whore ho remained two years
is the head of the Catholic schools
here.
About a year ngo ho returned from
he Philippines and rejoined his fain-
ly here. Two of his daughters still
eslde near Hurley. Shortly nftor re-
.urning he quarreled with his wife ,
who left him and Is supposed to bo in
Colorado.
Goddnrd continued his practice at
Hurley until a few weeks ngo , when he
converted all his property Into cash ,
selling every vestige of the old home ,
down to the family albums and keep
sakes , and oven his law diploma.
granted him by the old Dakota court ,
and everything went on a cash basis ,
ic refusing to take any securities in
xny form.
The money as collected was deposit
ed in the banks of the town , and when
ho had disposed of absolutely every
thing , he drew the cash out , refusing
drafts of any description , demanding
ready money. A large amount of it
was paid to him In $100 bills , and on
receiving the cash he left Hurley ns ho
had come to It nearly thirty years ago ,
without any announcement ns to his
destination and without good-by to bis
old neighbors.
It wns only a few days after God
dard loft Hurley with his ready cash
when Fryo returned to his wife In Chicago
cage with a cash donation of $5,000 In
$100 bills and desired that no ques
tions be asked.
Residents of Hurley have secured a
description of Frye , nnd thny are nil
absolutely certain that Frye was God
dard , while In Dakota , and has become
Fryo again on joining his wife , whom
he deserted thirty years ago to Join
another \\oman.
Outside his trip to the Philippines ,
Goddard did no wandering further than
wns necessary In his business as an
attorney , but attended his work in n
growing country , which rapidly added
to the value of the property he se
em ed when ho went Into the country
nt the time of Its settlement , and ac
cumulated a competency In that man
ner.
JUNCTION GRAVEL ROAD MOVE
A Good Start In the Way of Funds for
Such a Road Is Made.
A good road between Norfolk am !
the Junction is highly possible. First
street will be graveled up and so 1m
proved that all wagons , hncks nnd
carriages can travel on that road with
ease In the rainiest kind of weather
The county commissioners of Madison
county nre said to be willing to do
their share on the Improvement , he
eaus.0 First street is n county road , the
city council Is said to be willing to
contribute its share , and n large sun
of money has already been subscribe !
by people of the city. Some time ago
A. J. Durland stnrted a paper asking
for subscriptions toward such a fund
A good sum was subscribed. Mr. Dur
land Is now out of town , but H. W
Winter has the subscription paper. It
Is said that First street Is the roai
I that ought to he first tackled , because
I It Is n county road and because It lends
to the depot.
ADVISES DIRD PROTECTION.
Prof. Drunor Finds That Death of Birds
Results In Army Worm Attack.
' West Point , Neb. , Aug. 22. Professor
ser Ijiwronco Hrunor , state entomolo
gist , visited the territory In Ginning
county north of Wlsner , which Is In-
feated by the nrmy worm , nnd mndo
n collection of the caterpillars chrysa-
HH and moths , Ho explains their abun
dance In the ball stricken district ns
duo to the female moths having been
attracted by the crushed corn , and de
positing their eggs , which nro esti
mated to bo from GOO to 700 per moth.
The tacknla lly was killed and birds
eggs nnd young birds destroyed by
hall. The natural enemies of the army
worm tliua being eliminated , the pests
wore hatched In great numbers and
destroyed much of 'tho farmers' corn.
Professor IJrunor advises the protec
tion of birds , for thby destroy many
millions of harmful Insects each sea
son. The fnrmors' "dend furrow" plan
was approved by the professor.
SPECIAL TRAIN LEAVES OMAHA
ON FRIDAY EVENING.
NEBRASKANS WILL BE ABOARD
The Mayors of Nebraska Cities , To
gether With Other Prominent Dele
gates , Will Go to New York to Escort
cert Mr. Bryan Back to Lincoln.
Omaha , Neb. , Aug. 23. Special to
The News : All arrangements have
now been made for the trip of the
"Bryan Homecoming" special train of
democrats to New York for the pur
pose of meeting William J. Bryan when
ho lands next Wednesday , nnd to wel
come him from home from his trip
around the world.
The Pullman company has tele
graphed the committee In Omaha that
the special Is "tho llncst rain on
wheels. " It Is made up of a number
of the choicest cars ever built hy that
company and will run through from
Omaha to Now York as n solid train.
Leaving Omaha Friday night , August
21 , nt 8:15 : , the Bryan special will
reach Chicago over the Great Western
railroad at 10 o'clock Saturday morn
ing. From that time until 12 o'clock ,
the delegates will hold a reception to
the Chicago democrats in their private
train.
At 12 noon , Saturday , the special
starts eastward over the Grand Trunk.
Arrangements have been made to have
prominent democratic clubs in towns
through which the train passes , to
come to depot to see the Nebraska
contingent. The special reaches Ni
agara Falls early Sunday morning and
remains there an hour for Inspection
of Niagara. The run from Nlngnra to
New York is over the Lolilgh Valley
road and will be maae In even 11
hours , arriving In New York Sunday
night at G o'clock.
Rooms have been reserved at the
Victoria hotel for the Nebraska crowd ,
and the first 150 engaging berths on
the special will have reserved seats at
Madison Square gardens for the recep
tion to Mr. Bryan.
One of the big democrats of Goth
am has placed nt the disposal of the
Nebraska delegates his private yacht.
The Nebraskans will have the use of
his yacht during their stay In New
York and when Mr. Bryan's steamer
s sighted , they will go down the bay
and be transferred aboard so that they
nay be the first to welcome him home.
One feature of the train will be ten
lemocratlc mayors from Nebraska ,
leaded by Dablman of Omaha and
Brown of Lincoln. Additionally , al-
nest every county In the state is rep
resented In the reservations already
undo. From Omaha , while the official
delegation consists of only ten men ,
: bere are something like forty who
mvo reserved berths In the Bryan spe
cial. From present Indications , the
train will be run In two sections , In
order to accommodate those who will
decide at the last hour to make the
trip.
In addition to democrats , there are a
number of republicans and nonpartl-
sans who are taking advantage of the
low round trip rate which has been
made , mid are going to New York on
other business or on pleasure.
The party will leave New York , re
turning , September 1. The train will
probably not come back as a "special , "
but tickets will be good on all regular
trains of the Lehlgh Valley , Grand
Trunk nnd Chicago Great Western
railroads.
WOULD LEAD NORFOLK BAND.
Iowa Man Is Willing to Come Here for
$25 Per Month.
R. C. Smith today received a letter
from J. B. Cajacob , of Slbley , Iowa , a
band leader and teacher of thirty-two
years experience , who makes a propo
sition to come to Norfolk beginning
December 1 , to take charge of a band
hero , for $25 per month. Mr. Cajacob
is said to bo an able Instructor and It
Is believed that he is just the man the
Norfolk band people have been looking
for. It Is said that , If the subscription
fund from business interests will per
mit , ho will probably ho employed. He
agrees to give two lessons each week
to band members , nnd would probably
devote other nights of the week to
other towns , thus making it possible to
come nt this low rate. From encour
agement that has been given the band
promoters , they hope that , with a lit
tle more aid , they can make a success
of the venture.
CITY COUNCIL WILL LOOK INTO
THE GRAVEL SITUATION.
TALK OVER THE GULCH MATTER
Claim of Mrs. Fannie Trenepohl , Who
Was Injured by Falling on a Bad
Sidewalk , Was Laid on Table for
Further Investigation ,
The gulch ordinance passed Its second
end rending last night ; the damage
claim of Mrs. Trenepohl , alleged due
her because of a broken wrist sus
tained In n fnll on n sidewalk , wns told
on the table for further Investigation ;
a movement wns started toward mak
ing a gravel road between Norfolk and
the Junction ; and curbing on the new
gutter was ordered lowered , at the
council meeting.
Council mot In regular adjourned
session August 22. Minutes of Aug
ust 7 , 1G nnd 20 read nnd approved.
All councilmcn wore present except
Craven.
F. .T. Behrens wns reimbursed for
special city tax levied erroneously , to
the amount of $7.25.
The city clerk reported that the fire
department had paid twenty-five dollars
lars toward refurnishing the city hall.
The city engineer was Instructed to
lower the outside of the cement gutters -
tors two Inches from Fourth street
eaat , nnd to drop the gutter on Fourth
street to twelve Inches curb on south
end of same street.
The claim of Mrs. Trenopohl for
damages was laid on the table for fur
ther Investigation.
The bond of Mike Endres and the
guttering and curbing contract were
approved. Ordinance No. 291 was read
read the second time. This Is the
'gulch" ordinance and the motion to
pass the ordinance to Its third reading
"ailed to carry.
The street and alley committee was
; nstructed to examine gravel west of
town and has power to purchase.
THURSDAY TIDINGS.
Theo. B. Lakely of Sprlngvlew Is In
town.
Chas. Vitorna of Lynch Is a city vis-
tor today.
Axel J. Nelson of Newman Grove is
In the city.
L. T. Allen has gone to Nellgh for
a short visit.
Mrs. Dobbins of Hosklns is 'a city
visitor today.
F. A. Matson of Madison Is In the
city on business.
John Bell of Wayne Is visiting rela
tives in Norfolk.
G. E. Williams was a passenger to
Omaha this morning.
Paul A. Walter of Genoa is In the
city on business today.
Miss Clare Galbraith of Wisner was
shopping here yesterday.
E. W. Zutz went to Plymouth , Neb. ,
this morning on business.
Mr. and Mrs. F. II. Price of York
are visiting friends here.
August Deck of Hosklns was in the
city on business yesterday.
M. P. Perkins came up from Stanton
yesterday to spend the day.
Carl Fall ; and wife of Hosklns were
shopping In the city yesterday.
Miss Moldenhauer went to Lincoln
this morning for an extended visit.
T. J. Collins and R. C. Catron of Til-
den are visitors In the city today.
F. J. Vasholz of Stanton was a busi
ness visitor In Iho city yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. O. VanHausen of
Schuyler are visiting friends In the
city.
city.Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Vlgars went to
Rendolph this morning to attend the
races.
Herbert Zutz returned yesterday
from a week's outing at the Yellow
Banks.
Mrs. Behmer and Mrs. J. D. Nix left
this morning for DCS Molncs , where
they will visit for a short time.
Mrs. A. Morrison and son , Harold ,
returned home at noon today from a
visit at Emporia , Topeka and other
Kansas cities. Mr. Morrison , who has
been at Plaiuview for some time , came
down on the early train to meet them.
F. D. Domnlsse has rented the east
side of the Krug building and will open
a pool and billiard hall and lunch
counter In the building. The hall will
be opened ns soon as the fixtures can
bo put In place.
A heavy shower visited Norfolk at
an early hour this morning , soaking up
the soil and bringing a few moments'
relief to humanity from the torrid
wave that has hung over this section.
When trie sun came out , however ,
there was promise of another bunch
of heat through the day today.
There was a good deal of Interest in
Norfolk and north Nebraska last night
over the outcome of the republican
convention at Lincoln. The News tel
ephones were kept busy buzzing with
calls from all directions In towns and
from many surrounding towns , where
people were anxious for the result.
A childhood friendship between Mrs.
J. H. O'Connell of Ponca , Neb. , who
Is visiting In Norfolk , and Mrs. C. E.
Burnham of this city , wns renewed
last night In nn odd and unexpected
manner. Years ago In Sioux City Mrs
O'Connell nnd Mrs. Burnham were
playmates and classmates In the pub
lic schools. Then their families moved
away from Sioux City , and they were
separated. They lost track of one
another and neither knew of the oth
er's whereabouts nor of the new
names , each having been married.
Last night Mrs. Burnham was n caller
at the home where Sirs. O'Connell Is
visiting In Norfolk. Neither recog
nized the other and neither was fa
miliar with the other's name. It wns
Calumet
Baking
Powder
Porfoot In quollty4
fflodornto In prloo.
an hour or more heroic a common topic
of conversation developed the fact that
the two had been chums and play
mates in their girlhood days. Each
had many times wondered what had
become of the other.
Sarah F. Hull-Heels , mother of Ed
ward E. Beels , Mrs. M. C. Hazen and
Frank H. Beels of Norfolk , died at 9
o'clock last night at her residence here ,
No.130 South Fifth street , surrounded
by family and friends. Last February
Mrs. Beels was rendered helpless by
paralysis from which she was unable
to recover. The funeral services will
be held from the residence tomorrow
morning at 10 o'clock , the services to
be in charge of Rev. G. H. Main of
Central City , her former pastor. Mrs.
Beels was born October 15 , 1S3G at
Cincinnati. She was married to Wil
liam G. Beels March 10 , 1SG5 from
which union three children were born ,
Edward E. , Clara M. ( now Mrs. M. C.
Ilazeii , ) nnd Frank H. , Mrs. Cora. A.
Beels being a daughter of William G.
Beels by a former marriage. The fam
ily settled In Norfolk In July , 1S74 ,
previous to the advent of railroads ,
nnd shared In the Incidents of pioneer
life of this country. The deceased had
been a member of the Methodist Epis
copal church since 1858 and was a
member of the first class organized In
Norfolk by her husband In 1874. She
was the youngest and last survivor of
her father's family of nine , five girls
and four boys.
GOOD EVENTS ON FIRST DAY'S
SCHEDULE THERE.
NELIGH WINS THE BALL GAME
A Shut Out for Pllger Was Scored In
the First Day Features of the Program -
gram Crowd of 2,500 at the Initial
Performance There.
Nellgh , Neb. , Aug. 23. Special to
The i\e\vs : An Ideal day greeted the
opening of the Neligh carnival aud
race meet yesterday. The banks close
at 12:30 : each day and the business
houses from 2 to 5 p. m. Never In
the history of the Neligh fall festivals
to the opening day. Fully 12,500 people
ple passed through the gates. Thoraces
races were simply fine , and not a
horse was held. The two racing events
were the 3:00 : trot aud the 2:20 : trot
or pace. Cooksey won first in the
3:00 : and Surena flrst in the 2:20. : Fol
lowing Is the summary :
Jimmie ( Cushmau ) 7 G G
Sailor ( Alien ) G 5 5
White Wings ( Kay ) 3 7 7
Billy Wings ( Fluch ) 4 4 2
Nancy ( Rice ) 8 8 8
Cooksey ( Douglas ) 5 1 1
Dug B ( McKilllp ) 1 2 4
Raven Boy ( Stantz ) 2 3 3
Time : 2:29 : ; 2:31& : ; 2:32 ; 2:29V4. :
lu the 2:20 : race there were eight
starters , but Sioux Chitf , Maranda and
Gall Blewett were withdrawn.
Alice Gill ( Grunke ) G G
Clela ( Gibson ) 7 4
Elva D ( Rice ) 2 3
Mackiuetta ( Stantz ) 5 2
Sureua ( Kennedy ) 3 1
Time : 2:21 : ; 2:21 : % ; 2:21 : % ; 2:25. :
The judges are : N. D. Jackson , Ne
'
ligh ; R. O. Wall' , Fremont ; John Me-
Leod , Brunswick. Timers : Judge
Harrington , O'Neill ; Chas. Wiseberg-
er , Tilden. Starter , M. M. Sornberger.
The races scheduled for today will
be watched with as much interest as
those of yesterday.
The ball game between Nellgh and
Pilger was called at 4:30. : It was In
deed interesting from start to finish.
Alstott for Nellgh pitched a wonder
ful game and shut the visitors out by
a score of G to 0. Star aud Orchard
are to play this afternoon.
Following Is the Nellgh-Pilger score
by innings :
Neligh 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 x G
Pllger 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Batteries : Neligh , Alstott and Al
berts ; Pllger , R. Swartz and Skeene.
Struck out by Alstott 13 ; Swartz 6.
Hits , Nellgh 4 , Pilger 2. 3-base hit , F.
Forsberg ; 2-base hit , Pickerel.
WAS YOUNGEST CASHIER.
Charles Vlterna , Formerly of Lynch ,
Moves to Norfolk.
Charles Vlterna , formerly of Lynch ,
Is now a citizen of Norfolk. Mr. Vlter-
na has for years been cashier of a
bank at Lynch , before which time he
was connected with banks at Pierce
and Ptolnvlew. He
at one time enJoyed -
Joyed the distinction of being 'the
youngest bank cashier in the United
States he wns at that time fifteen
years of age and was cashier of the
Bank of Verdigre , of which Institution
lie had complete charge , doing all of
the loaning , in spite of his extreme
youth.
A few years ngo Mr. Vlterna was a
prominent candidate for the republi
can nomination as county treasurer In
Boyd county , though he was scarcely
of age at that time.
Lynch people regret the departure
of Mr. Viterna , according to the Lynch
Journal , but ho will make many
friends lu Norfolk , it Is a foregone con-
elusion.