The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, August 31, 1906, Page 4, Image 4
THE NOKPOLK NEWS : PK1D\Y , AUGUST 31 1WG The Norfolk Weekly News-Journal Tlio Nowa , KMiililliiltctl. 1881. Tlio Joimiiil. KHtiiblliOiml. 1877. THE HUSE PUDL78HING COMPANY W , N. Hum : N. A. lll'Ni : I'rtvililotit HiMTrtitry Kvcry I'rlilny. lly inn 11 | uir ypnr. $1 60. Kntpreil nt the pOHtollloo lit Norfolk , Ncli. n Ki-eoiiil rlnmi mutter. Telephone ! * : Kdltorliil Doimrtiituiil , No. 22. ll Olllco niul Job HOOIIIH , No , . II 22. Thcr Is nuthlng b'k koplng hi the What Will llO tllO HCUIIHU nSSOBHCd against gasolono saloons ? A Rood muds campaign nil nrounil Norfolk would help nomo. Kermlt Roosevelt WIIH In n wreck up In Noitli Dakota and failed to got liurt. Ho mlHHcd the chnnco of hlH life. Gasolene Is the latest Intoxicant. St. IOUH ! pcoplo are getting gasolene jugs.Vo believe tlio theory will ox- pi odo. Battle CrcuU will play hostess UIH ! week to lovorH of liorHo racing In thin ncctlon of the country. The Hport begins tomorrow and continued for Uireo days. An airship fiom Now York niiulo n trip nciOHR two states thlH wook. Air- Hhlp linen ought to ho Included under the jurlsdli-tlon of the Intentnto ! coin- inurco commission. A Noifolk ropiihllcaii miggestH that perhaps Governor Mickey's opposition to homo of the candidates on the state ticket was the basis for putting those men on the tlckot. A good road to the Junction , and a transit line on that road that will bring Junction people up town mid take them home again. That's one of the things we need right along In Norfolk. Charles 13. Magoon , the Nohrnskan who has made such a success of af- falra In the Canal Zone , will soon ho n member of President Hoosovelt's cabinet , If reports from Washington nre to bo credited. Norfolk pcoplo tire generally very much Interested in the proposition to drain Corporation gulch. This Is the first time that the city council has had an opportunity to onllst outside aid In solving the problem and the Interests of Norfolk would suffer materially If this chance were to bo overlooked. The Russian revolutionists ought to ndoni a game law , defining the season for shooting government otllclals. If this slaughter goes on It won't be long until the olllchils are as scarce as prairie chickens around Norfolk. And by n little protection , the sport could be kept up indeilnltely. It Is suggested that the Commercial club might do something for Norfolk , If it found the idea practicable , by adopting a bargain day for once a month , when crowds could bo Induced to come here to swap nud trade. It * works at other places. It would work here. Three suicides and two cases of In- eanlty have resulted from the Chicago bank failure , and still the fugitive president has not been found. If the runaway bank olllclal only manages to keep out of sight long enough , all of the victims will be either In their graves or In the Insane asylums , ant there will be none left to prosecute. The Nebraska State Journal , In com mentlng on the Ideas which have been suggested for building up Norfolk says that they would be good Ideas for nny county seat town in Nebraska These nre : Good roads to farms , bar gain day , good road to Junction will transit line , reviving of sugar factory systematic effort to Induce moro trav eling men to make their homes hero Norfolk business interests demam n good road between hero and th Junction. The lack of it means th dead loss of hundreds of dollars over month to Norfolk business men. W believe that First street should bo th first thoroughfare to put Into cond tion because it Is a county road , am the county would help build It as wel as maintain it. But a good road is b all moans needed , and the sooner th better. No greater injustice was ever pe petrated upon a Mate olllcer than wa handed Secretary of State Galusha b the republican convention. His defea was the culmination of a series o most vicious and unwarranted abuse ever heaped upon a public official I this state , led by that great proselyt of "reform , " the Lincoln Journa which has persistently persecuted hli in season and out since ho assume the duties of his ofllco , and which ha been followed by a lot of little sate Ites throughout the state. The resul shows that the public mind Is of sue a character that one knocker can tea down faster than an army of worker can build up. Mr. Galusha Is n bus ness man , the brainiest one In th late hoiiHO , and Ills administration aH been conducted along huitlnesH IIOH with an eye slnglo to the Inter- HH ! of the lax payers , hut because he as a mind of his own and does not glee with every opinion offered by very self-constituted statesman , he an sacilllced. THE NI3UGI1 PLAN. rnrnlxal week at Nellgh proved a eok of rain thlH year. Only one day f the four was fair enough for any f the eventH that hud been scheduled * ot the carnival committee came out head of the game In a financial way. Se\eral yearn ago Norfolk had a arnlval week. It rained. Nor'olk ist nionoy. If It had mined during 10 race meet hero this week , Norfolk 'ould have lost money. The difference HCH In the difference otwenn the pro-carnival arrange. lentH. Nellgh people sell their car- Ival Honfion tlckotu In advance. I/mg eforo the first day of the affair rollH lound , Nellgh has sold enough sca nt tickets In advance to moro than ay out. If It riilim , It IH the mlsfor- unu of the public , each Individual hating In a slight way , while the car- Ivnl committee cnn pay out. That plan has proven eminently sue- esHful In Nellgh. It Is a feasible plan ir any town with a fall fair or a our- Ival. ICuch business man In the town lakes It a point to sell tickets , and verybody gets out and boostH the irnlval. The season tickets are sold t a reduced rate , Just as those offoiod ore to the farmers In advance of the ices , and prizes are hung up to lucky nes. It IH a plan worth considering ferny ny town that holds.such a street fair r carnival during the year. THIS DISTRICT JUDGKSIUP. The nomination of Judges Boyd and raves as opposing candidates for ongress , will make It Imperative upon 10 next governor of Nebraska to up- olnt a judge to fill tlio place of the no who Is elected. Judge lloyd Is ow the presiding judge In the Ninth Istrlct , while Judge Graves is at the oad of the Eighth , so that one of IOHC positions must bo filled by an- ointment. In the Eighth district , the nly name mentioned so far Is that of ohn A. Ehrhnrdt of Stanton , a lawyer ell nttcd for the place and ono who 111 make an enviable reputation on 10 bench , should the democratic noni- nee bo elected to congress and a re- ubllcan governor bo called upon to 11 the vacancy. But this situation Is but the romot- st possibility , for It Is Doyd's shoos hat will have to bo ( lllod , because ho 111 bo elected congressman from the Third district. In that event then the Ninth Judicial , bench will have to bo Iven an occupant. Previous to the tate convention the other day , the ontest for this place promised to bo athor lutciestlng , but now It has re- olvod Itself down to practically ono nan , and that man is A. A. Welch of Vayno , a good lawyer , a strong char- ctor , and a man admired and respect- d by nil who know him. It was ox- iccted that W. A. Messorvo of Knox ounty nnd J. A. Williams of Pierce vould be applicants for the place when mule vacant , but the nomination of Mr. Williams as candidate for railroad commissioner eliminates him from the race for judgeshlp , while Mr. Messerve ins given his endorsement to Mr. Welch , and ho will undoubtedly be ho appointee , for there are no other candidates In the field who will de velop much strength. The News very cheerfully endorses ho Wayne county candidate and be- loves no mistake will bo made when the governor appoints him. MICKEY'S REMARK. Governor Mickey is reported by the Omaha democratic paper as having announced that ho was afraid a poor administration would ensue If the re publican tlckot were elected this fall If it is true thnt Mr. Mickey did make this statement , ho has been guilty botl of party disloyalty nnd of unwarrantet and absurd presumption. In making his statement , Govorno Mickey fears that L. G. Brian of At blon will not look out for the Intel osts of the people. Mr. Mickey doesn' know what he Is talking about. He has no right to make such a declara tlon. Ho has allowed his imagination coupled with his disappointment eve the fact that ho was not chosen olthe for a third term or for senator , to run away with him. Once again ho ha assumed the role of Moses , this tlm attempting to lead the entire state In stead of his own party , out of the wll dcrncss. L. G. Brian has the confidence o his neighbors , and Albion Is a hotbe of corporation haters. Mr. Brian wll bo compelled , by the sentiment of hi own homo If nothing more , to stan up and be counted as ho ought to b In all taxation matters. Ho will b fair. The rest of the board of equal zatlon will bo fnlr. And Governo Mickey ought to know that there wil be n square deal In Nebraska If vie tory perches on the shoulders of th republican party this fall. Governor Mickey Is ambitious. H would like to have had the third tern forced on him. Ho would like to hav oen nominated ns n dark horse for enator. Neither of these things hap- ened. And now , with nothing to lose > r himself , ho Is standing around nnd rylng to dcfcnt the party which twice indo him governor , the party which H alone responsible for all that ho has vor been In n public way. The personal motive behind this ( it erance , the kick back nt the party hlch made the governor what ho IH olltlcally hcciuiRO It did not heap upon ilm additional honors , will bo too well pprcclntod by the public to Injure the Icket. The roinnrk tnny , however , net an boomerang If the time should come vhon Mr. Mickey would want nnother fllco. THE SUGAR FACTORY. For two years the old sugar fnctory , biindoned and dlHinantlcd , has stood lie In Norfolk. The buildings , the tellers and 210 acres of flue land were timed over to the Norfolk Industrial ompany and now belong to the men vho originally donated funds with vlilch to build the factory. If the amo Inaction which has characterized 10 flrHt two years of idleness In the hint , IH continued In an Indefinite fu- ure , It Is highly probnblo thnt nothing vlll over become of the buildings until hey fall In decay. The llrst two ycnrs ave been more Important , with re- ard to that Institution's future , than ny other two yenrs cnn be. The Innt WIIH In bettor shape to he con- ortcd Into something clso Immediate- y after It wns vncatod , than It has eon since. And It grows less vnl- able every month thnt It stnnds un coupled. Several propositions have been sub- iltted to Norfolk by outsiders who ) ecnmo Interested In the fnctory and ts possibilities. Nothing has come rom any of them. The last proposl. ion that looked llko anything- wits netter otter from a Grand Island man who lalmed that ho had plenty of capital ichlnd him. Ho asked n guarantee rom the town thnt beets would be nlscd , and other concessions. Some f the local stockholders In the Indus- rial company believe that locnl cap- tnl could bo enlisted In an effort to tart n now sugar factory hero nnd nnko It win. But there Is no action ukcn on the Idea , Whether local capital cnn he Inter- sled In the matter , or whether the own can guarantee so many beets a ear , or whether locnl people would nko so many shares of stock In the icw plnnt for the snko of assuring lo- nl Interest nnd co-operntlon are nil questions that are up In the air liiostions which ought to bo solved. The people Interested in the sugar nctory ought to get together nnd def- nltoly decide what the city cnn do nnd what It can not. Then , with the imposition thnt the Industrial com lany has to offer , the possibility here should bo advertised all over this country nmong cnpltnllsts. If It Is an established fnct thnt noth- ng can bo made to go In the plant , then the land ought to ho sold nnd the building torn down for the bricks .lint are In It. But something cnn be made success ful In thnt building. Beatrice has n lacking plnnt thnt promises to be suc cessful. Norfolk Is In n better region for this enterprise than Beatrice. Sec- retnry Wilson says that a sugar fac- ory will go here , and go well. But It Is too Indefinite. It Is up in : he air. At first the people Interested decided to go slowly and to be con servative In accepting n. proposition. The project hns moved slowly enough , nnd here has been conservatism. There Is no blame to attach to anyone In the matter. The blame all lies with us hero in Norfolk for not get ting busy. SPELLING REFORM NOT HIS JOB Comes ono T. Roosevelt and an nounces that the Carnegie reform spelling will henceforth hold sway In the white house of this country , ant In the messnges of the president of the United Stntos. Whereupon , the eighty million Inhabitants of this lain or ns many ns spell at all are ex pected to at once say "enuf sod. " Hereafter , according to the ofllcla ukase , rough will be "ruff" and tougl will bo "tuff. " Every business mai will lose his business and have "biz ness' given to him instead. Even the swine of the field will bo affected , for after this they will drink out of a "trnuf instead of the old fnshlonei trough that they have learned to love so well. Mr. Roosevelt has usurped n bit o authority that was never intended for him. It has never been the custom to elect n president of the United States for the purpose of telling us how to spell and how not to. If Carnegie wanted to sanction a reform methoi of spelling , thnt wns his privilege ; 1 the National Educational association at the ad\Ico of E. Benjamin Andrewb chose to reform Its spelling , that was Its right nnd Its plnce ; if nny hull virtual elected to write "tho" for though , nnd "do" for dough , that was the Individual's personal business , am wns perfectly proper , so long as ho did not become obnoxious to his neigh bors In the mntter. But when the president of the Unit d States ofllclnlly announces to the public printer , nnd sends the message nit on Associated Press wires to all lilH land , thnt ho IHIH adopted n re- orm method of spelling , lie Is over topping hlH jurisdiction. Ho Is get- Ing1'through the fence nnd Into the educational pastures. He ought to uivo waited until ho was chosen to an educational position. The president linn enough to do to egulate the rallrondfl , probe the pack- ng IIOUHOH , begin suits against Stan- lard Oil , the beef trust , the drug trust uid other things ; to make peace he- ween nations of the world ; to write orations about "muck rakers" and to Inuv distinctions between "the honest mil the dishonest rich , ' the "real hon esty and the law honesty. " When Mr. Roosevelt finishes some ) f the reforms ho hnu started In other llr < > ctloiiH , the people may ho more vllllng to concede to him this last bit ) f foiolgn authority thnt ho hns an- sunied. But there Is too much In the ilr of icforniB begun without the right sort of goods being delivered. An at- empt IIIIH been made to reform the cpuhllcan party , without bringing nuch except confusion as a result ; ery sdon the political campaign will iced more attention than old fash- " onotl words' . Uut right now the president Is tak- ng his vacation nnd he ought to bo estlng. President Roosevelt has got out of ho white house yard nnd Is playing vlth his neighbor's children when he attempts to dictate a spelling reform o the people of this country. He has leforo this told Americans just how uany children they ought to bring up , mil what breakfast food they ought to bo fed ; ho hns given us his Idea of a nodel menu for three meals a day ; ve have had his1 theory that the pugl- istlc art Is one we all ought to learn ; ind now we are told to sit up and change our spelling. But the reform spelling will not at once become apparent In this country. t has been hard enough to learn how hlngs ought to be spelled the old way , vlthout bothering about the new. And n written nnd printed pages there will still ho traces of the old fashioned vords. If the president would only tell us low what ho thinks of the compara tive merits of silk ties and cotton ties 'or low shoes ! The president has told people how nany children there should be In each 'amlly , ho has told them now how to spell the names , and all that Is lack- ng arc. the names thnt shnll bo plas- ; ered to ench one. We hnve yet to be told what the president thinks of white shoes. They can't work any new dictionary grnft llko that on us. Agents may be expected before the end of next week , taking orders for the latest dlctionnry , approved by the president. We wonder what T. R. thinks of short sleeves for women in summer. The president has yet to announce his ofliclal Idea about the peek-a-boo waist. Wouldn't It be well to tackle a few dress making reforms , before the pres ident undertakes to tackle our spell ing methods ? It will now be Rusvelt. WESTERN SCHOOLS. Gongs will soon ngain be ringing In university halls and the unlversltj campus will soon revive with studenl life. Many high school graduates will soon start east to the universities there , some will enroll In western col leges and some are puzzled as to where Is the place to go. The east claims older universities becpuse the east is older In all points of development than the west. B > reason of age , the eastern universities have attained a fame and a prestige which is unknown to the western In stltutions. There cnn be no question on this point. The east , too , lays claim , nnd no doubt justly enough , to n higher degree of polish thnn hns yet been attained by the newer west In conventional society. But aside from this , there are reasons which will tend to offset those points , In favor of the western school for western people. The young man in Nebraska who leaves home to acquire a university education , hopes to some day take his plnco ns n citizen of his state. Ho Is ambitious and ho hopes to stand among men of his state. Acquaintance anco Is one of the most valuable as sets of any man , bo ho In profession or In business. A thorough acquaintance anco In his own county means much to any business man , and a frlenddhli extending throughout his state Is al most Invaluable. The young men who attend the stnto university will for the most part make the future homes In Nebraska. Am thus to attend Nebraska's university for four years means , aside from the books , the acquisition of a statewide acquaintance which will forever beef of vast benefit nnd actual profit for the student. Around the stnto unlver sky campus he makes friends who tire to live as his neighbors , In adjoin * ng towns nnd counties , for the rest of his life. And the value of these rlendshlps nnd acquaintances most choolday acquaintances mean friend ships for there Is no competition to naho enmity can not easily bo over estimated. For the sake of this acquaintance vlilch will mean so much In every vay , the western school Is the place or the western young man , other hlngs being equal. The western university will provide he student with just as thorough an education nnd just ns much ability to hlnk for himself , ns the cnstcrn Instl- utlon , The cnstcrn universities hnvo prestige hccnuse of their ngo nnd he- cnuso they arc enstorn. But when It comes to the men who do the think- ng and teaching at the various Amor- cnn universities , the western schools invo as much Just claim to prestige oday ns do those of the Atlantic sea shore. It Is true that the older universities n many Instances have greater funds vlth which to pay their professors ind department heads , but money probably has less Influence In swing- ng university professors from place ban in any other profession. The average university professor , If he has a salary which will support him com fortably and If ho loves the Instltu- Ion In which ho works ns well ns the icoplo of his community , is sntlsfled o stay right there for an Indefinite icrlod , regardless of higher money- offers thnt may be held out to him by other Institutions ns inducements for lim to leave. In our own University of Nobrnskn , for Instnnce , are found nany examples of this fnct. The chancellor , E. Benjnmln An- Irews , Is ono of the big men nmong Vmerican universities. He is one of the lending thinkers of his time , nnd s iccognlzed as such. He was re spected at Brown In the east and was jffered an increasqd salary at Chicago university. Regardless of what one nay think of his views , it must be admitted that ho Is one of the leading university heads of the age and he will rank up with any of the chan cellars or presidents of any of the reat American universities todny. Among the heads of depnrtment are several cases to the point. Among them are Dr. Fling , head of the Euro pean history department ; Dean Slier man , head of the department of lit erature ; Dean Bessey , head of the department of botany ; Lawrence Bru ner , the "bug" man ; and Dr. Ross , head of the department of sociology. These are all big men in this coun try. They nre recognized by students and thinkers all over the world as authorities In their various depart incuts. They are are a set of men whom any university could be proud to boast. And their Influence nnd their teaching will do as much to make men and women of their students as thnt of any set of professors to be found anywhere. The eastern university can bent us nt football and the eastern university will charge more money for tickets to its junior prom. , but the western university for the western young man , because of the acquaintance It gives him for future use and because ho keeps in closer touch and sympathy with conditions that he must one day enter , hns points in its favor. She is the pink of prettiness. Girls , be careful of your complexions. None should believe In "matte up. " Take Holllster's Rocky Mountain. Tea ; "saves making up. " Tea or tablets , 35 cents. Ask your druggist. AROUND TOWN. Paul Nordwig dreamed last night that he could buy coal for $3 per ton. This kind of weather makes a man sleep right through and never hear the alarm clock. Norfolk has arrived at the point where people are talking about auto mobiles exceeding the speed limit. Boys are flying their last kites of the season. Next week they will hnve to wind in the strings and get busy with the books. There Is no "sklddoo" about Nor folk's new band , even though there nre twenty-three members to stnrt with. Some girls spend twenty-four hours every day reading over the letter that hns just como and waiting for the one that Is about to arrive. Most women who go to Sioux Falls , go for the purpose of getting rid of men. A Norfolk girl plans going soon for the purpose of getting one. Old settlers claim that we will have an early winter nnd a very severe ono. They say that the rats have be gun to como In , and that this is an unfailing sign. One of the jo > s of having a bli ; back yar-1 In a country town .s the fact that In the summer time yo i can go out every day and find no\y toma toes Urn * have turned red. This is great weather. It is so cool thnt you don't need ice. nnd so warm that you don't need coal A man ought to save a million dollars on 'this weather If It would last long enough. Ono man In Norfolk has these sug gestions to make to the coming legis lature , now that "reform" Is saturat ing the air : "It should be made a crime for a man to take guests home with him for a meal. It Is discriminating against the hotel and restaurant , by cheating them out of the meal-price. "It should bo made n crime for any one driving In a buggy to allow a friend to rldo with him. It Is discrim inating against the hack men , and beating them out of a 25-cent fare. " There are so few young men In Norfolk , comparatively , that about the only hope of a young woman is to moot some young man , who will im mediately want her , while she Is vis iting with a friend in some other town. Is it discrimination for a county fair to furnish editors with free passes ? There's n question for the Inwmnkers. We don't want to be bribed , and wo have a deskful of county fair passes right now. Is It right , In your opinion , to thus corrupt the editors ? Chickens have become so high priced that for the first time within memory of the oldest Inhabitant , the preacher Is not fed chicken at farm houses. The only place that a presid ing elder can get chickens Is at the homes of the ministers In his district. What hns become of The Hnlghtu base ball team ? It makes one truly sad these days to see the lots back of Gus Kuhl's house filling up with moro houses , for there's where The Heights baseball team and Its rivals used to have the times of their lives. A pessimist is a man who got up this morning and said he was afraid this cold spell would bring frost and kill the corn crop. An optimist Is the man who said he'd wait till the frets came , and who declared this kind of weather always happens after a hot period like last week. There Is one man in Norfolk who- was never known to have a good word for anybody or anything , who never In his life failed to criticise any Im provement that was made In the town or to tell how It might have been done better , who never has anything but a gloomy tale to tell about Norfolk's fu ture despite the fact that the town gains a little right along , who Is al ways and eternally tearing somebody to pieces behind their backs and who , as a result , is always on the ragged edge In a business way. He has brains and ability but he has allowed himself to get so deep Into the nit of pessim ism that most of the business custom he might enjoy is driven away be cause he Is so disagreeable. It pays to boost Instead of to knock , and It pnys to smile instead of to growl. A Norfolk woman went Into the postofllce yesterday and complained over the loss of $5.50 which she had sent from Norfolk to some other town ' V . * by mall. The money and letter had > failed to arrive. The woman said she had wrapped a silver half dollar In a $5 bill and had then enclosed the shole bunch between two pasteboard rovers and sewed the pasteboards to gether. There was no way In the \\orld of getting trace of the mone.v , of course. It would have cost her five cents for a. postofllce money order , or hho could have bought a bank draft , ' ft' or an express money order. In either cnse\she would have so protected the money that , the letter being lost , she could have recovered the $5.50. It Is a pretty good Investment to protect money that is sent by mall , and silver coins are especially risky. I pays no taxes i pays no rent , Often busted without a cent ; But a king among men from disease I'm free , Since taking Rocky Mountain Tea. Ask your druggist ATCHI80N GLOBE SIGHTS. Certain men want to be leaders , and certain other men want to be follow ers. Notice a gang of men nt work. Is there not a great deal of standing around ? It may bo possible to trace whore ono got a cold , but it Is never possible to trace whore ono got a spot on new clothes. When a protestnnt and a Catholic fall In love , the protestant always gives in. In this season of Chnutauquas , there is liable to be a big man on every railroad train. The ono thing thnt stands by you , keeps yon Interested In life , nnd Is al ways the snmo Is your regulnr work. When n woninn mnkes n visit nnd has the spare room , her favorite things to eat , and parties given her , she cnn depend upon ono thing : Her day of reckoning will come , and It's no more than right that It should. Her hostess will visit her , and the wo * man who makes the last visit Is like the person who tells the last story : She gets the best of H. If a womnn mnkes n three weeks' visit , when her day of reckoning comes she will re ceive a live weeks' visit , and so on. Beauty Rules of the Beauties. Breakfast onrly , n little walk , a lit tle talk , luncheon , an hour's rest , and at night Holllster's Rocky mount. Ten. Ten or tablets , 35 cents. Ask your druggist.