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o Til 13 NOKFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL : FRIDAY , MAY 24 , 1907.
FIRST STREET IMPROVEMENT DE-
MUCH WORK ALREADY FINISHED
A Permanent Rondwny Between the
Business Portion of the Town nnd
the Junction Is Sorely Needed nnd
the Public Is Asked to Help.
Moro inoiioy IB needed for tlio 1m-
. lirovement of South First street. Tlio
"committee which Is working to con
vert the street connecting north nntl
floulli Norfolk Into a line graveled
roadway ncoilH nhont $300 to carry
the rontl to tlio Washington Hchool
house. The north part of Flrat Htroot
has boon completed nnd. giving an
nchml llliiHtrutlon of what the com-
mlttco IH dolnw , stands for the Inspec
tion of Norfolk people today.
Now that union depot negotiations
liold no great poHHllilllty of relieving
the local depot situation , It Ifl BUggeat-
od that It IH ( line to point out the Im
portant work that IB being nndorlnkon
on South First strt-ot , the road that In
years pant , rutted and muddy , has of
fered great Inconvonlonco to visitors
alighting In Norfolk from the Junction
The hrlck bats nntl debris from the
old high school building have been
hauled to First street. The last load
was hmilod and put lit place today.
This mass of brick has benn leveled
| t In the center of the road , giving a
roadway foundation a foot and a half
In depth reaching ftom Norfolk avo-
ittio to within a block or HO of the
Washington school IIOIIHO at the Junc
tion. Over this foundation , for sever
al blocks on upper First street , a layer -
or of llmo and sand baa been placed
and has been covered In turn with a
heavy layer of gravel. The upper parl
yf this roadway Is ready for IIHO am' '
the public are urged to drlvo over It
In tlte.tr drives south.
The committee on the First strcol
Improvement , of which A. .1. Durland
Is chairman , needs additional funds to
carry their work through to the June
tlon. A public statement was issuei
The now gravel roadway occupies
the center of First street. When com
plotcd the street as a whole will bo
leveled up to the edge of the graveled
roadway. The Improved roadway la
being constructed so as not only t <
shed water but also to present n do
hard surface after each rain , lly fill
Ing holes and patching up the grave
surface of the road , Norfolk when she
has built the now roadway to the
Junction , will have a permanent thor
John 13. Mayjard Is homo from Oma
W. M. Zulaul of Plarco spent the
day In Norfolk.
Mrs. 1C. Spauldlng was up from Mad
J. Clnseman of Wnyno was In the
H. V. Wilson of Butte stopped li
W. 12. Ray of Alliance was in Nor
folk over night.
Paul Lyndo loft Sunday for a brief
visit at Beatrice.
William Gores of Madison was In
the city Saturday.
John B. Grain of Meadow Grove was
in Norfolk Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Moore of Crelghton
are In the city today.
Mlas Maude Young of Monowl was
in Norfolk Saturday.
Samuel Mortlnson of Laurel stopped
In Norfolk Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Logan spent
Sunday in Plalnvlow.
W. B. Miller of Lindsay was a Nor
folk visitor Saturday.
Attorney John II. Llndalo of West
Point Is In Norfolk today.
Albert H. Tingle , a Butte attorney ,
was a Sunday visitor In Norfolk.
William R. Locke , the Stanton horse
dealer , was In Norfolk Saturday.
D. Q. Nicholson , the Madison dry
goods merchant , was In the city Sun
Otto Helmers and Mrs. G. Relmers
of Butte were In Norfolk Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Larrabee of
Stanton spent Saturday In Norfolk.
Special O Ulcer J. H. Van Horn Is
in Wlnnetoon visiting hla daughter.
W. E. Cox and Miss Viola M. Cox
of Monowl were in the city yesterday.
Miss B. Alderson of Fairfax was a
South Dakota visitor In Norfolk yes
Ex-Mayor J. C. Jenkins of Nellgh
was In Norfolk for a few hours yes
Misses Carrie and Hattle Stoecker
of Sclmyler wore Sunday visitors In
Frank A. Matson , a Madison poultry
dealer , was In Norfolk between trains
Mr. and Mrs. George Barr of south i
of Stanton were visitors In Norfolk
H. A. Drobert returned Saturday
from n visit to Lander and Casper , in L
Mrs. H. J. Cole left this morning for
a month's visit to a sanitarium at ;
Boulder , Colo.
Julius Degner of Wlsnor was the i
guest of Norfolk relatives between i
County Attorney J. II. Berryman of
Crelghton was In Norfolk today en-
route to O'Neill.
Miss May Durland left this morning
for her homo In Plalnvlow after a Sun
day visit In Norfolk.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schmodo are
inmn from n three wcolis * visit to
aurol and WliiBldo.
Burl Mapes was In Pierce today.
County Attorney John A. VanWag-
Mien of Plerco wan In Norfolk for a
o\v hours Saturday.
Mlns Goldlo Sohrlodor IB homo from
a scutum's work as trimmer In a mil-
Inory Htoro at Mlllor.
Mlsa Anna Hermann returned U >
Norfolk Saturday evening from a
veek'B visit at Bloomlleld.
S. L. Brome of Butte loft Norfolk
hlB morning for a brief visit with lila
louHln , William Brome , at Plerco.
Mra. J. A. Until of Hello Plalno , la. ,
ins returned homo after a Norfolk
vlHlt with her sister , Mrs. C. E. Dough-
y.Mrs. . E , MIltolBtiult , Dr. nnd Mrs. R.
A. Mlttelatadt , Mrs. A. Xachert nnd
Mrs. A. Schmodo spent Sunday In
Miss Myrtle Weaver , who has been
n the olllco of the J. D. Sturgeon mu-
slo company as a stenographer , loft
Saturday for Fairfax , S. D. , to become
county recorder of Gregory county.
Charles M. Mathowson , assistant
cashier of the First National bank of
\Vallhlll , has returned homo after n
Hhort visit with relatives In Norfolk.
I. S. MathowBon went to Walthlll Sat
urday for a few days' visit.
Mr. and Mrs , Irving ( lorccko have
been In the city from Fremont for a
week visiting with tholr parents , Mr.
and Mra. II. E. Gcrecko and Mr. nnd
Mra. Mullen. Mr. Gorocko returned
yesterday to Fremont , but Mrs. Go-
recke will remain for several days.
General Superintendent S. M. Braden -
den of the Northwestern left last night
for Long Pine to Inspect work at the
gravel pit near tboro. A largo force
of moil are working day and night to
load trains with gravel , for use on the
eastern end of the system. Three
hundred carloads a day are being sent
out. The work la being rushed in or
der to finish It before the stock sea
Ilex Beelor was a Sunday visitor In
Dr. W. II. Pllgor was in Ilosklns
Edward M. Moycr of Omaha visited
Norfolk friends over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Nicola loft this
morning for Foster for a abort time.
John Swlchtonburg returned today
from a visit with his brother In South
Superintendent Reynolds of the
Northwestern loft Monday morning on
an Inspection trip east.
Miss Blrdlo Kuhl returned at noon
from Tlldcn , where she was the guest
of friends Saturday and Sunday.
Mlsa Katherlno Wltzlgman , who has
been teaching school at Wntisn , la In
Norfolk on a week's visit with Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Wltzlgman.
Roadmaster P. J. Stafford of the
Northwestern accompanied General
Manager Walters as far west as Long
Pine on the latter's Inspection trlii
.A baseball nine representing the
Norfolk business college and consist
Ing of Landers , Hank , Blakoman , Ox-
until , Hlgbt , Hoffman , Larklns , Reynolds -
nolds , Bryant and Clark , left Norfolk
Monday noon for Nellgh to meet the
nine from Gntca academy on the Ne
llgh ball grounds during the afternoon
Hugh Dirk nnd I. W. Walling have
both been set up aa conductors and
took their runs today.
Herman Sal/.wedlo of Laurel , who
has been visiting with his parents ,
Mr. and Mra. Sal/.wedle , returned
Nathan Smothers , who has been
clerking In Mrs. Robert Craft's store
returned to his homo In Plerco yester
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Peters have
moved Into the A. J. Brummund cot
tage at 511 South Fourth , street.
The men's club of the Congregation
al church will meet next Saturday
evening In the church parlors of the
1 church. It will bo the last meeting of
the club for the summer.
| Rev. H. B. Foskett of Fremont , who
Is soon to become connected with the
I Grand Island college , waa in Norfolk
I over Sunday , occupying the pulpit , at
| the Baptist church morning and oven-
Norfolk friends have received word
of the sudden death of Mlsa Nellie
Woods at her homo In Council Bluffs ,
death resulting after a few hours' 111-
'ness ' from spinal meningitis. Miss
Woods was the daughter of Ed.
Woods , engineer on the Northwestern
passenger No. 1 and 2 , running be
tween this city and Council Bluffs.
Slip was known in Norfolk through
visits to her sinter , the late Mrs. Gal
The reception to be given the grad
uating cluss of 1907 by the Junior class
of the Norfolk high school will be
held on the evening of Tuesday , May
US , at the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. J. K.
Boas , whose daughter. Miss Kathleen ,
la a member of the junior class. The
annual commencement exercises will
be held on the evening of Wednesday ,
May 20 , the annual alumni reception
on Friday evening , May 31. The baccalaureate -
! calaureate sermon to the class will be
delivered by Rev. W. J. Turner at the
First Congregational church on Sun-
j day , May 20.
A government examination for the
rural delivery service was conducted
I at the Norfolk postolllco Saturday
, morning by V. V. Light , secretary of
the local examining board. The fol
lowing men took the examination :
James W. Bay , Issac B. Potter , George
S. Fraser , Harry E , Rynearson , Fred
| J. Dover and Joseph W. Jones of
Madison , George M. Farley of Nor
folk ; Charles E. Williams and James
Colegrove of Meadow Grove. Addi
tional rural routes have been estab
lished at Madison and Meadow Grove.
I A material increase in rural carriers'
salaries will go Into effect July 1.
INDIAN 18 THE FIRST ONE EVER
DROUGHT TO NORFOLK.
HE ASSAULTED INDIAN AQENT
Harry Wabnshnw , a Half Dreed Indian
Who Slugged the Agent at Santee
Reservation , Is the First Prisoner
Under New Law.
Norfolk received additional rocognl-
ton OB a federal court center Satur-
lay when a federal prisoner wna
irought to the city to await trial at
, ho coming local term of the federal
court next September.
Harry Wabashaw , a half breed In-
illan and a federal prisoner , waa
irought to Norfolk Saturday by Dep-
ity United States Marshal John F.
Sides of Dakota City. Wabaahaw , who
nust answer to the charge of assault-
ng Major W. E. Meagloy , agent of
: ho Santco Indian agency , last Satur
day , waa brought to Norfolk as a re
sult of the act passed by the last ses
sion of congress designating Norfolk
as one of the federal court cities of
the now Nebraska district and provld-
ng that federal court cases nrlaing
n thla district should bo heard In
The deputy marshal with his Indian
prisoner arrived in Norfolk Saturday
morning. It was the original Inten
tion to have the Indian confined In
the Norfolk jail but local Jail facilities
not being especially adequate the man
wna taken on the 11 o'clock train to
the county Jnll nt Madison , there to
iiwnlt his numinous to the session of
the federal court In Norfolk next Sep
The chnrgo of assaulting the gov
ernment olllclal In chnrgo of an In-
dlnn ngoncy Is a serious one. It la
said that Wnbashaw struck the Indian
agent when the latter was trying to
quell a disturbance among drunken
Indians. The young half breed wns
bound over by Commissioner George
A. McCutchen at Spencer to the next
term of the federal court at Norfolk
under $1,000 bond.
E. E. Colcmnn Is home from Tilden ,
E. G. Bnriuun of Butte Is in the city
II. F. Barnhnrt left yesterday for
Daniel Meetz of McLean Is In Nor
J. M. Bay of Madison was In Nor
B. M. Young of Monroe Is In Nor
Miss Maude Tanneblll was in Oma
J. D. Sturgeon spent yesterday af
ternoon hi Pilger.
J. C. Fleming of David City was , In
0. S. Hlpson of Gibbon stopped lr
the city yesterday.
F. II. Wagner of Crelghton stoppei
In Norfolk yeaterday.
1. B. Taylor of Battle Creek spenl
yesterday In Norfolk.
George W. Myers .of Nellgh was f
Norfolk visitor yesterday.
Attorney M. F. Harrington of O'Nell
was In Norfolk this morning.
C. A. Sweet , postmaster at Crelgh-
ton , was in Norfolk yesterday.
C. F. Clark of Randolph was In Nor
folk for a few hour yesterday.
William Harper of Auburn was In
Norfolk between trains yesterday.
George S. Fraser and I. B. Patter
were up from Madison yesterday.
Mayor C. S. Smith of Madison was
In Norfolk yesterday on business.
A. Truesdell of Burke was a South
Dakota visitor In Norfolk yesterday.
Mrs. L. C. Taylor routined last
evening from a short visit at Pierce.
L. Jurgenson and Mrs. P. Jurgen-
son of Tilden were In the city yester
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Burner of Lind
say are in Norfolk the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Alex Peters.
W. R. Hoffman , who wns a delegate
to the state grand lodge of the A. O.
U. W. , has returned home.
Mrs. Herman Brummund nnd daugh
ters , Martha and Louise , went to Ilos
klns at noon to visit friends.
Railroad Commissioner J. A. Wil
liams passed through Norfolk enrouto
to his homo at Pierce to spend Sun
M. M. Faucett , president of the Fau-
cett-Carney Candy company , has just
returned from a visit to St. Joseph
for the purpose of engaging additional
expert help In the local candy factory.
Miller Mather , who has been work
ing at Laurel on a new hardware
Htore for L. C. Mlttelstadt , returned to
Norfolk to find that Mra. Mather Is
very seriously 111. Ho will be unable
to icturn to Laurel.
Mrs. Clarence Hedrlck , who has
been In Omaha visiting returned home
Mrs , Jos. Schwartz , who has been
in Omaha on business returned homo
"Jogo" Smith was In Norfolk from
Madison yesterday , visiting friends.
Miss Emella Way of Ravenna nnd
Miss Maude Guernsey of Sweet Water
were In Norfolk yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Losch are In
the city from West Point.
Judge A. A. Welch was In Norfolk
over night enroute homo to Wayne.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kla-
vlter , a son.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Clark ol
South Norfolk , a daughter.
The girls employed In chocolate
making at the candy factory have been
laid off for about a week pending the
installation of a cooling 'plant in the
local factory. The coming of some
hlng Ilko summer weather noceasl-
atcs ti cooling plant for chocolate
The Hanover Flro Insurance com-
mny of New York baa settled In fuller
or the ffiOO Insurance carried by Dr.
Marqiiartlt on hla household goods ,
ivhlch were badly damaged In the re
C. P. Parish IB to have a brick bakeshop -
shop and oven built In the rear of his
Norfolk avenue grocery store. The
now bakcshop will bo 30x22. ThlB ad-
illtlon will afford moro available space
n the grocery department of Mr. Par-
The track at the Norfolk driving
; iark IB open to the public , who are
formally Invited by the otllccrs of the
ilrlvlng club to circle round the track
when out on a drive. The passing of
lorses and buggies over the track
serves to harden the surface of the
C. E. Greene , for sixteen years a
prominent commercial traveler In thin
territory , and who has made his homo
n Norfolk for many years , has pur
chased the general merchandise Block
of M. R. Dutchcr at Plalnvlow and
will begin Invoicing the stock Mou-
lay morning. Mr. Greene has re
signed his position with Llndeke , War
tor & Son of St. Paul , with whom ho
has been for sixteen years. Mr. and
Mrs , Greene have boon making their
ionic at the residence of Mrs. Mary
Davenport nnd will Immediately re
move to Plalnvlow. They have a
largo number of Norfolk friends who
will regret their departure from this
Charles II. Johnson loft on the
morning train for a 7,000 mile trip to
the Pacific coast. Ho will bo gone
two months nnd will visit points be
tween southern Cnllfornln and the
northern boundary of the United
States. Ho will look for a location
enrouto and will incidentally handle
a line of goods as traveling represen
tative for a Michigan house.
C. F. Hoar , who became the owner
of Mrs. Robert Craft's department
store at the Junction this week ac
cording to the purchase agreement
renched last month , is going to bring
hla f.Vinlly from his homo in Missouri
Valley , Iowa , to Norfolk as soon as
ho can mnko the necessnry arrange
ments. Mr. Ilonr was In the grocery
business at Missouri Valley.
The remains of Mrs. Charles Tabor ,
who died Monday In Omaha , wore
brought to Norfolk Thursday evening
for the services Friday afternoon In
this city. Short sorvjccs at the homo
of the parents , Mr. and Mrs. J. F.
Boeck , preceded the funeral observ
ance nt Christ Lutheran church nt 3
o'clock. Rev. J. P. Mueller ofllclnted.
Interment was In Prospect hill ceme
The new Northwestern tlmecard be
comes effective Sunday. By virtue of
the new timecard an additional train
will bo Installed between Norfolk and
Bonesteol , leaving Norfojk , In the
morning and nrrlving'hcre , on the re
turn trip , In the evening. This train
will run every day of the week ex
cepting Sunday. The first edition of
the new train will run out of Norfolk
President Marvin Hughltt , General
Mnnnger Trenholm , General Superin
tendent Strlcklnud and Superintendent
Nlcoles of the Minneapolis & Omaha
road have made a brief visit to the
Nebraska division of the road and to
the new extension that was completed
nst fall from Hartington to Crofton.
Friday morning President Hughltt
went over the Missouri Valley line
of the Northwestern enrouto east.
The Norfolk high school baseball
season which came to a close with
ast Saturday's game at Madison re
sulted In four successive victories over
outside teams representing neighbor-
ng high schools. The placing of a
baseball team in the season this spring
s a new departure In high school
athletics. Prospects for a strong team
text year are weakened by the loss
of Hoffman , Blakeman , Ersklne , Haup-
tll and Hardy , members of this
spring's graduating class. The Nor
folk high school's score card this
spring shows the following games :
Norfolk 8 , Nellgh 7 ; Norfolk 17 , Pierce
1 ; Norfolk 1C. Madison 10.
Black Hills delegates to the Odd
Fellow and Rebekah South Dakota
conventions will leave Deadwood In
a private Pullman , passing through
Norfolk tomorrow noon enroute to
their convention city , Pierre. An A.
O. U. W. delegation is also expected
to pass through the city Sunday for
their convention nt Sioux Fnlls. S. D.
The yearly business meeting of the
Norfolk Woman's club was held this
week. Officers for the ensuing year
voro elected as follows : Mrs. Burl
Mapes. president ; Mrs. Ersklne , vice-
president ; Mrs. Lindstront , recording
secretary ; Mrs. John Krantz , corresponding
pending secretary ; Mrs. Meredith ,
reasurer. The Woman's club at the
meeting took action enlarging the li
brary committee In charge of the Nor
folk library , the creation of which Is
one of the most Importnnt nets of the
club. In addition to Mrs. Mapes , Mrs.
McMillan , Mra. Utter , Mrs. Owens ,
Mrs. Ersklne and Mrs. J. R. Hays from
the Woman's club , Mrs. George D.
Butterfleld. president of the Wednes
day club , Mrs. Tyler , president of the
Browning club , Rev. W. J. Turner nnd
Superintendent J. R. Bodwell have
been Invited to serve ns members of
the committee. The Norfolk library
now contains 5G5 volumes. A number
of new hooks have been ordered and
when received will still leave a bal
ance of about $150 In the library fund.
Miss Delia Howard of Norfolk was
elected district superintendent for the
Norfolk district of the Nebraska Chil
dren's Home society at the fourteenth
annual meeting of the society at Oma
ha this week.
NORTHWESTERN WILL MAKE EXTENSIVE -
A NEW DEPOT AND TERMINALS
According to a Fremont Newspaper ,
the Northwestern Has Let a Con
tract for New Depot and Dispatch-
cr's Office Building ,
Fremont Tribune : The Northwest
ern railroad company will expend $75-
000 In Fremont this summer when It
builds n now freight and dispatchers'
station and reconstructs its terminal
facilities. Such la the official an
nouncement that has just been made.
The contract for the depot has been
let to C. W. Llndelo company of Chicago
cage , nnd it will begin Its excavations
on the ground purchased northeast of
the union passenger station within
tlio next few days. Material for the
depot Is to bo brought to the city as
soon as possible , and the operations
will be well under way In a brief space
The olllcc end of the depot will bo
two stories high. The upper floor Is
to bo occupied by the trainmaster ,
train dispatchers and other officers
who make their headquarters here.
The lower lloor will bo given over to
the freight department.
There has been no change In the
building plan , nnd the structure will
bo ns large nnd convenient as was
orlgnally Intended to make It. It Is
authoritatively stated that It will bo
the llncst freight depot on the North-
western's lines west of the Missouri
river , with exception of the largo one
Ijtst fall the road spent $15,000 In
making yard changes In Fremont ,
making a total of $90,000 It will have
expended for Improvements hero nt
the end of the present building season.
Mrs. Charles E. Tabor.
Mrs. Charles E. Tabor ( nee Emma
Boeck ) , was born July 11 , 18G9. She
moved with her parents to thla city
In 1883 and has lived hero most of
that time until about ten years ago ,
when she went to Omaha , where she
was married to Chns. E. Tabor eight
years ago , they having lived there
She was taken sick last Sunday
evening at C o'clock and died Monday
morning nt 0:30 : , the cause of death
being acute gastritis. Her remains
were brought to this city Thursday
evening and the funeral was held at
Christ Lutheran church yesterday af
ternoon , conducted by Rev. J. P. Muel
ler , she having been n member of this
church. Interment took place In Pros
pect Hill cemetery.
Deceased leaves a large number ol
relatives to mourn hui loss. Relatives
are : Chns. E. Tabor , Mr. and Mrs
John F. Boeck , Mrs. Chas. H. Brown ,
Miss Margarethn Boeck , Mrs. F. W.
Klcntz nnd Mrs. Geo. Dudley , jr. , all
of this city ; Mrs. F. F. Miller of
Utlca , Mrs. W. S. Forhan of Whitefish -
fish , Mont. , Mrs. F. L. Witters of Mil
waukee , Wls. The relatives were all
here except the latter , who could nol
be present on account of sickness.
PRICE'S ' JEWELS WIN A GAME
Sunday Sunbeams Are Defeated nt
Last In Snappy Contest.
Price's jewels have won a bascbal
game. They won It yesterday at the
ilrlvlng park diamond , when the score
stood 15 to 13 In their favor over the
Sunday Sunbeams , a miscellaneous
collection of the younger ball players
of Norfolk. Yesterday's game was
the best of the several Sunday con
tests this spring in which the Jewels
and a second team with a shifting line
up have furnished an afternoon attrac
tlon at the driving park.
Sunday in Norfolk was a dellghtfu
spring day and part of the large crowd
which found pleasure In being out o
doors visited the driving park dla
Yesterday's game was energetic ant
snappy and hgld enough errors to lenc
a touch of humor to the situation. The
batteries were : Jewels' , Rock ant
Johnson ; Sunbeams , Glldea and GHss
man. These Informal Sunday contests
will probably continue for some time
The score :
Jewels 02042124 0 15
Sunbeams 00503000 3 11
Homer Tannehlll captured six young
wolves the first of the week.
Fred Terry went to Omaha Thurs
day with two carloads of stock.
Frank Wheeler of Plattsmouth I
the guest of his brother George.
Glbbs Bros recently shipped up
from Omaha two carloads of yearling
steers which they will feed later on.
Roy Fuller , wife and children of
Tulsa , Indian Territory , moved Into
the Munsoii homo Friday and will re
main during the summer.
TWO MUSICAL RECITALS.
Pupils of Mr. Ludwlg Koenlgsteln
Give Delightful Programs.
Before largo and musical audiences
the two recitals" were given by pupils
of Mr. Ludwlg Koenlgsteln Thursday
and Friday evenings. From beginning
to end they proved a prodigious suc
cess. The programs were entered
Into with such apparent comprehen
sion and Intelligence on the part of
the pupils that one cpuld easily see
that they understood and appreciated
the meaning of the compositions
played. The programs were Interest
ing from a musical standpoint on ac
count of the different styles of com-
losltlons represented , which gave the
iiiplls an opportunity to display their
abilities , both Intellectually and tech-
ilcally. Little Anna Lomly and Hattlo
/lesche were requested to play their
luot again , which was played the pre- 1
'lous evening. The pupils were greet
ed by most enthusiastic audiences.
Those who participated In the pro-
ram of the two evenings were :
Thursday evening : Grace Entires.
Matilda Mlllor , Doris Brlggs , Lois
lardy , Carl Randklov , Hertha Zles-
die , Nadlno Cole , Anna Lernly , Alice
Ogden , Dorothy Rndat , Doris Weaver ,
Lora Brown , Leila Craft , Matilda Hermann -
mann , Claude Ogden , Anna Welsh ,
Myfanwy Solomon , Mnrlo Johnson ,
'lorenco Biggs ot Madison , Fannie
Norton nnd Ruth Halverstoln.
Friday evening : Hazel Harrington ,
Wllhelmlne Koenlgstoln , Jean Cant-
veil , Shirley Engle , Jeannette Parish ,
rtarvin Hlbben , Adcle Walker , Merle
Jlakonian , Korrlnno Saunders , Louie
Thompson , Anna Wclah , Lowell Ers-
dne , Agnes Matrau , Marjorle Beeler ,
Dorothy Rudat , Carrie Thompson , Ruth
Halverstein , Clara Whltwer of Tilden
and Herman Ahlmann.
Payne Sprains Ankle.
Nellgh , Neb. , May 20. Special to
The News : Word was received from
loyal Saturday In this city to the ef
fect that R. S. Payne had seriously
sprained one of his ankles. It ap-
icars that Mr. Payne was playing
with a little girl on the sidewalk near
.he State bank when a dog ran against
ilm , causing him to throw his entire
weight on one ankle. It was feared
.hat a bone was broken , but In re
sponse to a telephone yesterday , Mr.
Payne says It Is only a severe sprain
) iit that he will bo laid up for some-
ilnie. Ho la expected to return with
ils wife to Noligh today. .
Pllger Wins From Stanton.
Pilger , Neb. , Mny 20. Special to
The News : The Stnnton high school
Dasoball team went down to defeat be-
"ore the Pilger high school here. They
Drought a general bunch of rooters
along but could not win against the
better nll-nround plnylng of the locals.
The feature of the game was the
pitching of J. Koplln , who fanned fif
teen of the Stanton boys. The score
by innings :
Pilger 01020450 x 12
Stanton 20023120 0 10
Batteries : Stantou Seidel , Hoi-
stein and Kearney ; Pilger Koplln
and Church. Umpires , Wills and Hor-
ton. Hits : Stanton 11 , Pilger 12 ;
errors : Pllgor 7 , Stanton 8.
O'Neill Frontier : The man who
shoots to "defend the sanctity of his
home" is getting about as numerous
ns the fellows who resort to the "In
sanity" plea to escape the punishment
for crime. It is difficult to see where
there is any "sanctity" to defend. A
man will not invade the "sanctity" of
any home1 without the encouragement
and consent of the mistress of the
same , and when a man finds himself
encumbered with such a wife the sen
sible course would be to have her pack
up and leave Instead of committing
CONTRACTOR HERRICK TAKES
SOME CASH HOME.
FOR WORK ON THE NEW SEWER
After the Sewer Is Paid For Norfolk
Will Still Have $6,000 In the City
Treasury Sewer Will Cost the City
Contractor O. P. Herrlck of Des
Moines , who has had the contract for
laying Norfolk's new sewer , left the
city yesterday noon with $24,700 more
cash wealth than when he came to
the city Thursday. Yesterday the
city made Its first cash payment on
the sewer , which though still to be fi
nally accepted by the city Is virtually
Under the provision of the contract ,
Mr. Herrlck was to receive in Imme
diate payment eighty per cent of the
contract price for work done , the re
maining twenty per cent to be paid
following the acceptance of the sewer
system. Bonds were deposited to Mr.
Herrick's credit but with the final sale
of the bonds to a Toledo firm he re
ceives his first Installment of actual
The work of preparing the sewer
for final Inspection has been carried
through during the past few days. If
a special session of the council Is not
called , the acceptance of the sewer
system will come before the council
at the regular June meeting on June
City Treasurer Haase has received
from the sale of the sewer bonds to
Spltzer & Co. $30,200. This was $3.-
800 less than the face value of the
bonds , a discount being necessary on
account of the low Interest rate car
ried. Contractor Herrlck , who had
agreed to receive the bonds In pay
ment for his sewer , agreed to stand
for $3,200 of the discount on the sale
of the bonds. This sum will bo de
ducted from the final payment made
him by the city.
With the sewer completed , Con
tractor Herrlck said to The News yes
terday as ho left Norfolk for Des
Moines , that the cost of the sewer
would reach towards $33,000. Of this
sum something less than $30,000 will
go to the contractor on account of the
deduction of the $3,200 contribution
made by him towards the sale of the
bonds.- About $ G,000 will remain In
the Norfolk treasury after the final
payment to Herrlck.
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