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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NIMS-JOURNAL : HttDAY , MARCH 20. 1007 ,
WILL SOUND KEYNOTE OF PRESI
WHEN OKLAHOMA DEGINS GAME
Speech of Secretary of War In Okla
homa , When That State Enters Upon
Its First Political Campaign , Will
"Washington , March 23. Secretory
of Wnr Tttft will sound the keynote
for the first republican campaign In
the now stuto of Oklahoma , and , In
his speech , lie Is expected to define
his position on the presidential nomi
nation next year.
First Election In August.
The first election In the now state ,
to ratify the constitution and elect
state olllclals , will bo held In August ,
and the republican state convention
will probably bo held during the latter
part of May or early In Juno. Mr.
1 ° Taft has engagements to speak In
fell 'ua * Iowa and
Minnesota on Juno 12 and
mw 8 | 4 13.
Gov. Frnntz , of Oklahoma , who has
been In Washington for some time ,
left for home last night , and it is un
derstood ho will get busy at once In
effecting the necessary arrangements.
Will be Important.
The political Importance of a speech
by Mr. Taft as the keynote for the republican
publican campaign in Oklahoma is not
to be underestimated. It will have
the direct bearing on the republican
presidential politics for it will be gen
erally regarded as in a certain measure
the keynote of Secretary Ta'ft's candi
dacy for the presidency.
It is well within the range of possl
bllitles also , that Secretary Taft's
presence at the first republican state
convention in Oklahoma would lead to
Borne action by the convention virtual
ly , if not unequivocally , Indorsing him
for the presidential nomination.
A Delegation for Taft.
A tsrong Taft sentiment Is said to
exist In Oklahoma , and It has been re
ported that only the definite assurance
that the secretary will bo In the presl
dcntlal lists Is needed to start the ball
rolling and Insure a Taft delegation
from the new state to the next repub
lican antlonal convention.
$10,000,000 FOR REFORM.
Widow Sets Aside Sum for Founda-
tlon , With Novel Objects.
Albany , N. Y. , March 23. Mrs. Rus
sell Sage has set aside the sum of $10-
000,000 , to be known as the Sago foun
dation , and to be devoted to the Im
provement of social and living condi
tions In the United States.
A bill incorporating the foundation
was Introduced in the legislature. As
trustees of the foundation Mrs. Sage
has appointed Robert W. Do Forest ,
Cleveland H. Dodge , Daniel C. Oilman ,
John M. Glenn , Miss Helen Gould , Mrs.
William B. Rice , and Miss Louisa L.
The following statement by Mrs.
Sage concerning the foundation and its
objects was given out by Mrs. Sage :
"I have set aside $10,000,000 for the
endowment of this foundation . Its
object Is the improvement of social
and living1 conditions In the United
"The means to that end will include
research , publication , education , the
establishment and maintenance of
charitable and beneficial activities ,
agencies and institutions , and the aid
of any such activities , agencies , and
Institutions already established.
"It will be within the scope of the
foundation to Investigate and study
the causes of adverse social conditions ,
Including ignorance , poverty and vice ,
to suggest how these conditions can
be remedied or ameliorated , and to
put In operation any appropriate means
to that end.
"It will also be within the scope of
the foundation to establish any new
agency necessary to carry out any of
Its conclusions and equally to contrib
ute to the resources of any existing
agencies which are doing efficient and
satisfactory work , just as the present
general education. fund , organized to
promote higher education , is aiding
existing colleges and universities.
"Willie its scope Is broad , It should ,
preferably , not undertake to do within
that scope what Is now being done ,
and likely to be effectively done , by
other Individuals or by other agencies
with less resources. It will be its aim
to take up the larger and more diffi
cult problems and to take them up , so
far as possible , in such a manner as to
secure co-operation and aid in their
"In some instances it may wisely
Initiate movements with the expecta
tion of having them maintain themselves
selves until aided after once being
started. In other Instances , it may start
movements with the expectation ol
carrying them on Itself. The Income
will only be used for its charitable pur
poses because the foundation is to be
permanent and Its action continuous /
It may , however , make Investments
for social betterment which them'
Delves produce Income.
"While having Its headquarters In
New York City , where Mr. Sago and
I have lived and where social prob
lems are most pressing and compllcat
ed , partly by reason of its extent and
partly because it Is the port of entrj
for about a million immigrants a year
the foundation will bo national In Its
scope and In Its activities.
"I have sought to select as my trus
tees men and women who are familial
with social problems and who car
bring to their solution not only zea
and Interest , but experience and Judg-
Robert W. Do Forest was chairman
of the Now York state tenement hotmo
commission of 1000 , appointed by Gov.
Roosevelt , and later first tenement
house commissioner of the city of Now
York. He has been president of the
charity organization society for nearly
Cleveland H. Dodge IB chairman of
the executive committee of the Red
Cross society In New York and an of
ficer of the International Young Men's
Danlol C. Gllman has an Interna
tional reputation ns an educator and
philanthropist. He Is a trustee of the
general education fund and was for
many years president of the Baltimore
charity organization society.
John M. Glenn has been prominent
for ninny years in all national confer
ences of charities. He was president
of the Washington meeting of 1001.
He Is a manager of many charitable
Institutions in his native city of Haiti-
more , and for the last few yours has
been at the head of Its department of
Miss Helen Gould , who Is well known
for her benefactions , has been a life
long friend of Mrs. Sage.
Mrs. William B. Rice has been for
many years the president of the State
Charities Aid association of New York.
Miss Loulso L. Schuylor , llko Mrs.
Rice , Is one of the olllcors of the Now
York State Charities Aid association ,
of which she Is the founder.
WHEN IS A CANDIDATE NOT A
THE BALLOT GIVES SURPRISES
Judge Wcstervelt's Name Is On Ballot ,
Despite His Efforts to Escape , and
B. E. Bowden's Name Has Been Left
Off Dolan Is Republican.
[ From Wednesday's Dally. ]
When is a candidate not a candid
ate ? Simple folk will say that a man
becomes a genuine candidate when he
Is nominated for office by a regularly
constituted convention , caucus or com
mittee and ceases to bo a candidate
when ho declines the nomination. Not
so In Norfolk.
A Norfolk man Is running away from
an office with a salary attachment.
While other men are urging their
qualifications for office holding upon
the voters this man Is making strrn-
uous efforts to keep out of ofilce. The
man is Judge Ira G. Westervelt and
the office that ho is seeking to avoid
is that of police judge of Norfolk.
Apparently he Is making no material
Judge Westervelt Can't Quit.
. Judge Westervelt was renomlnated
over his protest by the democratic city
. convention. He thereupon declared
through the columns of The News
that he would not bo a candidate , that
he would not qualify if elected and
that he declined the nomination. The
democratic central committee met ,
held that no man could be put In of-
flee against his will and decided to
turn the judgeship over to Judge Else-
ley the republican nominee , by default.
Judge Westervelt rested in fancied
security until yesterday , when his men
tal equilibrium received an unmerited
jolt. His name had been printed on
the official ballot and to all intents
and purposes he was still a candidate.
Running But Not Running.
A very different situation confronts
another Norfolk man. This gentle
man had been nominated for office and
had entered Into the campaign with a
ifvim. . Just before the election he finds
that ns a matter of fact , lie Is not a
candidate at all at least his name Is
not on the ofllclal ballot. This man
is B. E. BoWden supposedly the re
publican candidate for city engineer.
The apearance of sample ballots In
the city clerk's office brings still an
other new fact to light touching the
candidates before the people. Pat
Dolan , the all-Fourth-ward candidate
for the council , is a republican. The
heated debates at the Junction may
now cease for the democratic label Is
not tagged on to Dolan on the official
ballot nnd Dolan will ride to victory
on the republican ticket. The demo
cratic endorsement of Dolan though
loud nnd Joyous never marched Into
the city clerk's office In the required
- legal form.
Ballot According to Law.
The appearance of the sample bal
f lots yesterday aroused some interest
ing political comment. City Clerk
Hulff states that ho followed the law
In the matter and that the ballot repre-
sonts the sum total of the official com
. munlcatlons that reached him on the
subject. Members of the republican
city central committee , when they
learned that Mr. Bowden's name had
bnot been presented in regular form to
* the city clerk , wore anxious to take
any possible steps to correct the mat-
tor. Judge Wcstcrvelt ! sns determln-
' ed as over to get off the ticket accordIng -
Ing to his published statement. And
the Fourth ward democrats , for the
honor of their party , ought to wan
to have their brand placed after the
good sounding name of Dolan.
W. I. KORTRIGHT OF FAIRFAX IS
AN OUTGROWTH OF LIBEL 8UIT
Editor of Sun-Review of Fairfax , 8. D. ,
Opposed Two Republican Nominees
and Was Sued for Llbol Attorneys'
Error Lets Client Go to Jail ,
Fairfax , S. D. , March 20. Special to
The News : W. 1. Korlright , editor of
the Fairfax Sun-Review , has been
placed in the county Jail by Deputy
Sheriff Morrlssey , by order of the
court. He was placed there on ac
count of a default judgment ,
Last fall Kortrlght opposed Huston
and Doherty , the republican nominees
for sheriff and states attorney and
they sued him for libel. Through
some mistake of attorneys , the answer
was not properly served and Judgment
was rendered against Kortrlght.
By reason of Huston's putting up
$2 per day for ton days , Kortrlght la
In Jail. Attorneys Backus of Bono-
steel and Hnrben of Platte are busy
trying to reopen the case and release
CHARGED WITH FORGERY.
Brown's In Town at Fairfax , Locked
Behind the Bars.
Fairfax , S. D. , March 2i. ( Special
o The News : A man by the name of
Jrown Is In the county jail hero
charged with forgery. Some time ago
10 negotiated u loan from Orion Por-
or , real estate man , for $1,100 on a
quarter section of land but by accident
ast week Mr. Porter , it Is alleged ,
ouml out that he was not the man
, vho owned the land hut that ho had
'orged the other man's name to the
mpers , and that Brown still lived on
ho land. Ho had him arrested. $50C
of the money was loft in the Gregory
onnty State bank and about $10C
nero have becc-n recovered.
The original owner lives somewhere
n Illinois. The funniest part of It is
hat Brown did not try to get out of
, ho country but left part of the money
n the bank and had bought some
lorses and other things and lived on
.he land which he had rented.
THEY CRITICISED NORFOLK.
Drummers Wouldn't Live Here Be
cause of Muddy Streets.
A big , smooth-faced , good natural
ooklng commercial drummer , sat in
seat In the smoking car of the Bone
steel-Omaha passenger train whlcli
passed through Norfolk Sunday morn
Ing. At Stanton another drummer
joarded the train.
"Don't you live at Norfolk ? " asked
"I should say not ! " declared the new
arrival. "I wouldn't live in that burg
if you would give me n house am
"Nor I , " agreed the first passenger
"I never did like the town. I rather
live at any town on the line. "
"What's the matter with Norfolk ? '
was asked by a passenger across the
aisle , who may have been from Nor
"What isn't ? " they broke in , li
concert. "It's a mudhole. Look at
that main street. It's a slough. "
"But that street will be paved be
fore next October , " was argued.
"That won't help the residence
"But the residence part doesn't ge
muddy to speak of , " argued the Nor
"Oh , " said the Council Bluffs drum
mer. "What do you call that street
from Norfolk down to the Junction' '
Doesn't that get muddy ? "
"Yes , and then they never do any
thing there. They're always talking
about what they Intend to do , but they
don't do it. " This from the Fremont
traveler. "Every time Fremont takes
a step ahead Norfolk gets greon-eye <
but doesn't do anything to pro
"What would you call a pleasan
town to live In ? " was asked.
"Some place where there's some
thing to do , " said Council Bluffs. "Up
in Norfolk you can sit around and
gossip , or go to a medicine show In
the little dump of an opera house
with the same scenery that's beet
there for the past fifteen years. "
"Yes , Fremont has twlco as mucl
business , " broke In the Fremonter
"Business is what makes a town wortl
living in. There's more excltemen
In Fremont more business done. "
"And then the only live part of the
town Is away all the week the travel
Ing men , " said Council Bluffs. "How
many traveling men are there in Nor
folk 100 ? "
"Easily , " replied the Norfolk citizen
"No , not near , " broke In Fremont
I'm secretary of the U. C. T. lodge
at Fremont and I know that when we
come to talking about now candidate
In Norfolk , even Charlie Green ant
he's about as big a booster for Nor
folk as I know , always talking for th
town ho has to admit there are only
about sixty. "
And so they argued and dlscusse
and cussed Norfolk. They finally nd
mltted that Norfolk has a theater si
perlor to that at Fremont , which I
berne out by theatrical companies
they finally admitted that Norfolk 1
getting high grade shows that Fremon
cannot get. They finally ndmltte
tlat ( Norfolk has railroad feature
that Fremont would llko. They ad
mlttod In the end that Norfolk has
delightful class of people for nolgl
bors and that Norfolk business Instltu
ons rank well. They admitted every
ilng , In fact , excepting that It inliin
i Norfolk and ( hat Main street and
Irnt street need Improving ,
The ladles of ( ho foreign mlHHlon-
ry society of the MethodlHt chinch
ave n farewell reception Monday
veiling for Mr. and Mrs. W. 10. linger ,
ho leave Wednesday for their new
onio at Hastings. The reception was
eld at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. 0.
Cuhl. Mrs. linger IIIIH been the prosl-
out of the missionary society.
HADRON LAWYER CONFRONTS
N CASE BEGUN IN NORFOLK
iCtlon of Attorney Following Death
of Patient at Norfolk Hospital , Re
sults In Investigation Into Chndron
Lincoln , Nob. , March 2.1. Special to
'ho News : Disbarment proceedings
onfront Captain Allen G. FlHhcr of
Ihtulron , one of the prominent lawyers
f Nebraska. The claims committee
) f the house of representatives do-
lares that Fisher's conduct bus been
rrogulnr , Illegal and unprofessional In
he case of the claim of the helrH of
leriimn Geode against the state of
Nebraska. A ripple of amn/.emont
swept over the house thin morning on
ho reading of the report of the claims
committee by Chairman J. W. Arm-
The report recommending that Cap
aln FlHhor of Chadron he disbarred
vas unanimously adopted today.
Man Died In Norfolk.
The committee lias been invcstlgat
ng the Geode case for some time , but
.he result seems to be a surprise to
all concerned. The report Is conclud
ed with the recommendation that tlui
attorney general be Instructed to In
stitute Immediately disbarment pro
ceedings against Captain Fisher. On
febrnnry 2.1 , 1809 , Herman Geode of
Sioux county died Intestate at the bos-
) Ital for the insane at Norfolk , Neb
fie was the owner of a section of land
n Sioux county , and his only heirs
were a brother and sister In Prussia
he sister living at Blelelleld , Westpha
la , Prussia , and the brother at Huron
Westphalia. Herman Kaup of West
Point , Neb. , was appointed by these
lelrs as their attorney to settle the
estate and send the proceeds to them
Mr. Kaup , In the execution of the
trust , appointed Captain Fisher ns his
attorney to settle the estate in Sioux
county , under the agreement that Fish
er was to receive all funds realized in
excess of $1,000.
The Gorman heirs were prohibited
jy the laws of Nebraska from Inherit
Ing the property , but the provisions
of a treaty between America and Germany
many gave them the right to sell the
and and appropriate the proceeds
The county attorney of Sioux county
Instituted proceedings praying for
[ lecree escheating the land to the state
of Nebraska , and In so doing the logls
latlve committee declares Its belief
that the county attorney acted in vlo-
atlon of treaty rights. Captain Fish
er , in the answer which ho filed for
.he heirs , joined with the county at
torney in asking the escheatal of the
land to the state. The district court
handed down the decree of escheatal
October 5,1899. A week later the land
was appraised fit $1,500 , according to
the testimony of the appraisers , who
were called before the committee.
Later the figure 1 was feloniously in
serted before the figure 6 , thus making
the appraised value $11,500. In 1901
Fisher , for the Geode heirs , filed a
claim for $9,000 for the value of this
land which had escheated to the state.
The legislature rejected this claim.
When Captain Fisher filed the claim
for the Geode heirs with the state
auditor In February , 1903 , it was for
$11,500. This claim was also rejected
by the legislature of 1903.
Fisher Gets Land.
In 1900 Captain Fisher offered to buy
for $950 the Sioux county land and the
claim of the German heirs against the
state. The brother and sister in Prus
sia were tired of waiting for the pay
ment of their inheritance , so they ex
ecuted a deed and sent It to the First
National bank of Chndron to be deliv
ered to Fisher upon the receipt of
$950. On November 23 , 190C , this deed
was received by the Chadron bank ,
and It remained there until March 3 ,
1907 , when Mr. Fisher paid the $950
and took the deed. This was done on
Sunday and early the next morning he
garnlsheed the money and caused It
to be retained In the bank at the suit
of his wife. When the cashier of the
bank was called before the legislative
committee this garnishment was re
leased. Mr. Fisher , while on the wit
ness stand , declared that he supposed
this money had been sent to the Ger
This year Herman Kaup of West
Point , becoming suspicious of Fisher's
long delay and learning of the claim
presented for $11COO , applied himself
in behalf of the heirs to the legisla
ture for the $1,500 appraised valuation
of the escheated lands. In this way
the matter came before the claims
committee. The claim of Kaup has
been rejected on the opinion of Attor -
ney General W. T. Thompson that the
decree of cschcntnl of the district
court of Sioux county was void be
cause of its violation of the treaty
rights of the German heirs. The heirs
will receive their $950.and Captain
Fisher has title to the land.
MEASURE GOES THROUGH UY A
VOTE OF 2-1 TO 0.
NO CHILD ALLOWED TO WORK
The Weeding nnd Thinning of Beets
by Children Will bo Prohibited In
Nebraska by Measure That Now
Goes to Governor Terminal Tax.
Lincoln , Neb. , March 20. Special to
The News : The child labor bill Intro
duced in ( he IIOIIHO by Clark of Doug-
IIIH , piiHsed the Heiiato todny by a vote
of 21 to 1) ) .
Tlio bill will now go to ( ho govern
or. It prohlhlltt child labor In till lltt
loriim , Including working In the boot
Terminal Tax Bill to Governor.
The IIOIIHO agreed todny to the ( ton-
ale ameudmentH to ( he tormina ! tax
bill am ) the measure \\lll now go to
Attorney M. C. Ha/en was In I'loreo
0. II. MatlRMon was In from Pllgor
F. W. Woods of Spencer IH In Nor
Paul Heltman was up from MadlHon
Mrs. .1. D , Sturgeon left yesterday
N. P. Jeppeson of Plalnvlow IH In
W. W. Hralthwalt of Spencer IH In
the city today.
F. W. Llermann of Laurel stopped
In Norfolk today.
W. 10. Cole of Monroe waH In Nor
folk thlH morning.
A. A. Welch was n Wayne vlnllor In
/ . H. Bateman was In Stanlon yen
torday on bimlnoRH.
F. J. Dover and A. 13. Romemlor
were Madison visitors In the city yes
O. J. Johnson IH home from a hunt
ing trip near Page.
Mrn. S. Selinvlnml wan up from
Mr. and MrH. A. Haimmn of Fremont
are In the city today.
Henry Grelner of Central City was
In Norfolk yesterday.
Attorney Hurt Mapes returned from
Hullo this morning.
C. H. Oonno of Hnrtlngton stopped
In the city yesterday.
.1. Nlcklokn of Bloomfleld was In
Norfolk over night.
J. B. Craln was in from Meadow
Grove this morning.
Mrs. Cheney of Crelghton Is spend'
Ing the day In Norfolk.
Frank Melcher Is home from a Sun
day visit at Plalnvlow.
K. Kollinorgon and family of Ban
croft are visiting In Norfolk.
Mrs. C. Richardson of Pierce was
a Norfolk visitor this morning.
H. E. Stlllman of Genoa Is a bust
ness visitor in Norfolk today.
A. P. Sprague of Hastings was li :
Norfolk for a few hours yesterday.
Commercial Agent N. W. Clover ol
the Union Pacific Is In Colorado.
W. J. Stafford returned yesterday
from a short visit nt Grand Island.
E. P. Olmstead returned yesterday
from a business trip to Bonesteel.
Miss Katie Weldenfoller left today
for a week's visit at Lo Mars , Iowa.
A. P. Sprague of HastlngH was li
Norfolk between trains yesterday.
E. H. Hunter of Oakdalo stopped ir
Norfolk for a few hours yesterday.
F. M. Younglovo of South Bend was
in Norfolk for a few hours yesterday ,
Mrs. William Dirks nnd Miss Clara
Bucknnn of Ansley stopped in Norfoll
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cottrell and Miss
Martha Cottrell of Genoa were in Nor
L. D. Nicola , the Foster banker , re
turned homo yesterday after a vis !
with friends here.
George C. Frerlchs and W. C. Frer
Ichs were visitors in Norfolk yester
day from Coleridge.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Croak and
Miss Alma Lee of Meadow Grove were
in Norfolk yesterday.
Members of the Empire stock com
pany , a repertoire troupe , are enjoying
a week's rest in Norfolk.
Mr. Firkins has arrived in Norfolk
from Omaha to take charge of the
flennett company's music store in
Miss Steffen of St. Paul , Minn. , has
arrived In Norfolk to take a place as
assistant trimmer at Mrs. Schwartz'
Mrs. Cordelia Cummins nnd Charles
Cummins and family leave Norfolk to
morrow for the state of Washington ,
where they will reside In the future.
S. W. Gnrvln has received a tele
gram from Valley Falls , Kan. , an
nouncing the birth of a grandson.
The parents are Mr. and Mrs. C. C.
Ragan of Valley Falls.
Mrs. A. B. McKibbon , living north
west of Norfolk , is 111 with the meas
Miss lxttle Kuhl is acting as cash
ier at the Star Clothing Go's , store for
The J. S. C. club mot Tuesday evenIng -
Ing at the homo of Frank Mensko on
South First street.
The Trinity Social guild will Issue
invitations for a dance at Marquardt
hall on Thursday evening. April 11.
Seventy children of the Norfolk
schools will sing nt the teachers' as
sociation meeting next week. They
are now rehearsing.
Passion week services at the Con
gregational church at 8 o'clock. "The
Day of Retirement. " Dr. Blthell will
on "Tho Good Man of the
I'oimu. ' "
II. J. Mallory , HOII of Mm. (1. ( W.
Hondo of Ihlr city , IUIH muiciimhod at
fluimilnjimi , Mexico , to un attack of
pneumonia. .Mm. Geode HVOH on
Thirteenth Htreel. Word wan received
hiHl week of Mr. Mallory'n fatal III-
IIOHH and a iiiotmiigo came yoHlorday
announcing bin death.
The public meeting of Ihn city coun
cil for the purpoHo of arranging for
( he HHHOHHinenl. of Ihn coHl of paving
Norfolk avenue ngnliiHl the adjacent
| | rojiorly will be held on Tueitday evenIng -
Ing , April 2.1 , liiHlead of Monday even
ing , April 22. Thin roproHcntod I ho
Hum total of the action taken at n
t'pocbil ' meeting of OKI city council
held hiHl evening at the city hall. The
dale of the public meeting of > thu
tiincll had been fixed Inadvertently
ii Arbor day evening , April 22. In
riler to avoid posHlhlo legal entangle-
lentH that might arlHo from a legal
illdiiy meeting the council wan ud-
Irn'd to make a change of duloii.
I. Knrlo Harper nf this city went to
learwalor , Nob. , yeHlerdiiy afternoon
Illi the Intention of probably pur-
uiHlng the drug nloro of M. ( J. HroHH-
T at that pluco. Ho him not yet ro-
irneil and II In thought that he com-
leted ( he tninmietlon , Mr. Harper
IIH been iiHHoclaled with the Klenau
rug coinpnny'H tiloro hero for KOIIIO
mo and ban boon Intercutcd In the
larpor Medicine company The fitoro
Milch ho IH thought to have bought IH
lie only one In Clonrwntor and ban
nil ! up a splendid liiiHliiomi under Mr.
IresHler , who IH known to be an ox-
raordlnarlly good biiHlnemi man. Mr.
IresHler recently returned from atrip
o New Mexico , whore he went to look
ute real estate.
There are Indlcatloim that a mini-
or of the northern Nebraska teachers
vho are planning to visit thin city
ext week , will arrive Saturday of thlu
, vook In order to HOO Minn Isabel
rvlng In .lerome 1C Jeromo'H comedy ,
SiiHiin In Search of a Husband. " Mall
rderH for tlcketH for thin performance
t the Auditorium Saturday night are
low being received. The neat sale
, vlll go on at The News buiilnesH of-
Ice Friday morning at 9 o'clock.
iVmotig the company are playoni who
invo ntarred for theniHolven and who
ave , at various UIIICH , been with .lolin
Jrow , Richard MaiiHllold , E. S. Will-
iird , Henry Irving and othorri of note.
HHH Irving , the Htar In this clever
comedy , WIIH for three years leading
ady with John Drew , having succeed-
d Maude AiliuiiH In the part.
MrH. I/iig IH In Lynch vlHltlng her
laughter , MrH. Cad Strain and family ,
, vlio Intend leaving for South Dakota
n a few daj'H.
The V. / . glrlH met at the homo of
MlHH Madollno Welnli hint evening nnd
leld n club meeting.
Alvln Shrader of Morno Bluff
stopped over lant night with IIH ! old
rlend Mike Moollck while on bin way
o Crelghton on biiHlncHS.
Origin of "Opportunities. "
Somewhere In this city IH a comblnn-
lon of people , Idean , clrcuniHtances ,
iiccldentH , temperaments and events
which , In the aggregate , spell opportu
nity for you.
Thcso clash and Htrugglo nnd n.
'busIncHS opportunity" advertisement
Is the result.
Others than married couples prove
to bo "Incompatible. " A planned busi
ness rullaiice or a partnership or a
'co-operation" of some sort falls , the
structure partly reared tumbles about
llsgustcd heads and you have n
chance to buy something at a "sacri
Many of the classified ads. have their
origin In "clashes" and "collisions" in
business life and Ispasslonate watch
ers of the want ads. profit through
Not the least Interesting thing about
these want ads. is the fact that they
write the final chapters in ninny a lit
tle story of enterprise In business life ,
and of many a well-planned but badly
FUNERAL OF WILLIAM R.BRAASOH
One More Sad Service Is Held In the
Home of Norfolk Pioneer.
[ Kiuro -mesdny'a Dally. ]
Once more , on Tuesday afternoon ,
the funeral line moved away frons the
Bransch home and again words of
condolence nnd of good hope were
offered C. W. Braasch , the gnof-strlck-
en father mourning the loss of the
last remaining member of his family.
It was a large gathering of Norfolk
citizens that met at the Braasch homo
to show their respect for the dead and
their sympathy for the living. Many
more cnmo than could gain entrance
into ( he rooms where the services
were hold and where the casket lay
burled In ( lowers.
The -services for the late William
R. Bran-eh were held at 2:150 : o'clock
Tuesday afternoon at the home of the
bereaved father on South Fifth street.
Rev. J. C S. Wellls conducted the
services. In his brief funeral sermon
he recounted the sorrows that have
fallen on the father's shoulders , the
large qualities of heart possessed by
the son and the larger life that over
shadows this. A quartet consisting
of Will Hall , Fritz Asmus , Burt Kum-
mer and J. B. Maylard and accompa
nied by Miss Kathrrlno Shnw fur
nished the music * durl ig the services.
Interment wa mtuli * at Prospect
Hill cemetery. Here the remains wcro
accompanied by ninny friends. The
pallbearers were Leo Pasewalk , Will
Stafford. Dr. Pilger , Julius Hanse , C.
Hall nnd Warren McClary.
During the funeral hour the banks
of the city were closed as a token of
respect. The deceased for twelve
years was connected with the Citizens
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