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TI1K NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL : FKIDAY , JULY 19 , 1907.
THE COOL WEATHER ADDED TO
TOWN'S PLEASURES ,
NUMDER OF VISITORS HERE
College Youno Folk Arc Home for the
Summer A Number of Informal
Events Hnve Made Up the Calendar
of the Past Week.
I From SMunlny'B liAlly.1
Cool weather during the past week
lius made varloiiH social events In tlio
city unuaually delightful and there has
been fully as much going " nt
this llmo last your , If not moro. ' ' 'I' ' "
return of young people from college
for summer varatlous. together with
tlio fact that there have been a num
ber of out of town people visiting In
Norfolk homes , lias nihlotl BOIIIO Im
petus to things doing.
Pleasures of tlio Week.
Ono of the most delightful afternoons -
noons Riven to Norfolk liulloH In a long
tlmo was that on Thursday when Mrs.
O. A. YOUIIK and Mrs. II. Douglas
Singer entertained n numher of friends
In their apartments at the state hos
pital here. The Riuno of flvc hundred
afforded pleasure durliiB the afternoon -
noon , Mrs. D. Mnthowsoii winning the
nrst prlzo , a pretty spoon , and Mrs.
N A , Huso the consolation prlzo , a
box of shoo polish. Shortly after C
o'clock a sumptuous dinner was served
In four courses. After dinner the
guests enjoyed a delightful
of music , Dr. Singer being both a
highly accomplished pianist and a
pleasing vocalist. The coolness of the
day made the drive- pleasant one and
added pleasure to the day's event.
A picnic party was arranged Mon
day with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chap
man of Eureka , Calif. , the guests of
honor. A hayrack rldo to Taft's grove ,
a supper In the woods and n short ven
ture Into the Kllchorn wore pleasant
features of the picnic. The party con
sisted of : II. 13. Hardy and family ,
Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Bell , Mr. and Mrs ,
U Sessions , Mrs. Charles Landers and
| i BOH , Mr. and Mrs. Chapman and son ,
" Mrs. Thomas Nappor and mother , Mr ,
nnd Mrs. P. P. Sprecher , Miss Etta
Dnrland , Miss Mason and Miss Pannlo
A pleasant evening was spent at
the Gow homo Wednesday by the
guests of Harold and Archie Gow at
a party given for their friend , Prod
Ilofmann of Omaha , who has boon
their guest during the week. The
guests were : Misses Ruth Shaw , Ro-
eolla Cole , Molllo Bridge , Lois Gibson ,
May Johnson and Edna Stone of Sioux
Falls. S. D. , and Oliver Utter , Sam
Krsklno , Spencer Buttorlleld , Prcd
Hofniau and Elmer Hardy.
Miss HopUlns of Chicago , who Is a
guest of Mrs. S. M. Braden , has been
entertained at Informal functions dur
ing the week. Norfolk people have
greatly enjoyed contralto vocal music
rendered by Miss Hopkins , who Is ono
of Chicago's well known soloists.
Miss Uiura Bridge , visiting at the
homo of her uncle , C. S. Bridge , has
been the guest at a number of little
Informal affairs. Miss Bridge only re
cently returned from a trip to Europe.
She Is a teacher In the Omaha schools.
Miss Nadlne Cole on Tuesday evenIng -
Ing at the homo of her parents , Dr.
and Mrs. II. J. Cole , entertained a
number of friends at a party for her
guesls. Miss Martha Memmlngor and
Charles Memmlnger of Atoka , I. T.
William Wagner , sr. , enjoyed his
sixty-first birthday Wednesday. Dur
ing the evening nearly two score of
friends were guests at his homo
southeast of the city.
Miss Mason entertained a few
friends at a pleasant dinner last even
ing In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Chapman of Eureka , California.
On Tuesday afternoon Mrs. O. R.
Meredith was hostess to the Ladles
Missionary * society of the First Con
Mr. Sam Ersklno pleasantly enter
tained a few friends last evening at
the homo of his parents , Mr. and Mrs.
S. P. ErsUlne.
An Informal banquet followed the
Initiation of new candidates at the
Eastern Star meeting Thursday oven-
Mrs. Vote entertained ladles of the
Presbyterian church society yesterday
BANK CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY.
W. A. Wltzlgman Becomes Director ,
Paul Zuclow Assistant Cashier.
The Nebraska National bank of
Norfolk celebrated Its third birthday
today. Norfolk's youngest bank dates
Its oxlstance from July 1C , 1904.
Tlio birthday meeting of the bank
directors was held last Saturday even
ing. At this meeting the directors
voted a semi-annual dividend of three
per cent , a similar dividend to that
voted at the meeting In January. The
board of directors also took action
doubling the surplus fund of the bank ,
which by the act of Saturday evening
is Increased from $2,500 to $5,000.
With the third anniversary of the
bank W. A. Wltzigman , vice-president
of the Institution since last March , be
comes a member of the board of
directors , succeeding H. C. Sattler
whoso Interest In the hank Mr. Wit-
The Nebraska National bank has
also accorded a merited promotion to
Paul L. Huclow. who this week becomes -
comes assistant cashier of the bank.
LIBRARY BOARD WILL MEET.
New Board Will Assemble at City Hall
Norfolk's llrHt library board will
organize Wednesday afternoon , meetIng -
Ing In the city hall at II o'clock ac
cording to a call Issued by Mayor
Dnrland. When the board first
organizes It will bo a library board
without a library , but all connected
with Norfolk's now library project
feel contldent that a properly equip
ped library will soon bo at hand.
The members of the llrst library
hoard are : A. II. Vlele , M. IX Tyler ,
Mrs. M. A. McMlllon , M. C. llazen.
N. I. OwenMrs. John R. Hays , Julius
Hnlff , Mrs. H. 15. Owen and Mrs. II.
II. Hagey. Of these members Messrs
Vlelo and Tyler are absent on eastern
business and pleasure trips.
What actual steps of organization
will bo taken Wednesday Is not known
but the library board will at least
take steps to give Itself a temporary
SENSATIONAL ACT WILL FEA
TURE STREET CARNIVAL.
BICYCLIST INTO WATER TANK
"Reckless Russell , " a One-Logged Bi
cyclist Who Rides Down Steep tn <
cllno and Then Plunges Off Into
Space , Will Give Free Performance ,
The reckless dlvo of a one-legged
bicyclist , riding down an Incline and
then plunging off through mld-alr Intc
a tank lllled with three feet of water
Blxty-clght feet below , will bo a feature
turo of the free exhibitions to bo giver
in connection with Norfolk's three
days of races and street carnival 01
July 31 and August 1 and 2. "Reck
less Russell , " the one-legged blcycllsi
who docs this sensational diving , ha ;
Just been booked by olllcors of UK
driving association for the three days
Twice each day will this death-darliif
feat take place.
Carnival Company Booked.
President Groesbeck and Secretary
Barrett have just signed a contract
with the Russell-Hatcher Musical
company for the appearance hero dur
ing the carnival of their line of three
separate shows , together with the
free attraction found In the bicyclist's
dive. This company carries a minia
ture reproduction of "Creation" as
seen at the world's fair In Chicago ;
an electric theater and a minstrel
The Bicycle Dive.
"Reckless Russell" mounts a plat
form 100 foot high. On a bicycle he
shoots down nn Incline for a short
distance. At the end of the Inclined
runway , which stops sixty-eight feet
above the water Umk , the wheel nnd
rider plunge off Into space. Kicking
himself free from the wheel , the man
dives down Into the tank containing
thirty-six inches of water. The wheel
drops into a net arranged to catch It.
MRS. J. S. HIGHT OF BRISTOW
WAS WORKING IN KITCHEN
Mrs. Hlght , a Highly Esteemed Woman
of Boyd County Town and Related
to Norfolk Families , Expires Before
Bristow , Neb. , July IB. Special to
The News : Mrs. J. S. Hlght , wife of
J. S. Hlght , a prominent and highly
respected citizen of this community ,
died at her home , two and a half
miles from town , yesterday afternoon
of heart failure. Mrs. Hlght was In
seemingly the best of health , and had
been canning fruit with her two sisters -
tors who were visiting with her dur
ing the day. In preparing some bak
ing , she sat down , and as she did so ,
ono of the sisters detected something
peculiar in her action , and hurried to
her. After sitting down , Mrs. Hlght
gasped and the sisters carried her to
the porch , where , before aid could be
summoned , she died. Her husband did
not reach the house until after she
had died. Mrs. Hlght was an active
church-worker and had a host of
friends who are mourning her death.
Seven children make up the family ,
a grown-up son , Charles , who Is as
sistant cashier In the Bank of Lynch ,
and a grown daughter , who graduated
In our schools this year ; the rest are
little folks from the ages of six to flf-
J. S. Hlght of Bristow Is a relative
of Tom Hibht , W. B. Hlght and J. L.
Hlght of Norfolk.
NO CREAMERY COMPETITION.
Chairman Wlnnett Says Competition
Has Been Eliminated.
Lincoln , Nob. , July 1C. Special to
The News : Chairman Wlnnett of the
state railway commission , declared to
day that creamery competition has
been practically eliminated.
Butter fat sold In Omaha at eigh
teen cents Saturday and in Iowa at
twenty-four cents. Rates are higher
In Iowa than In Nebraska , he says.
UNEXPECTED TURN IN CASE
AGAINST O'NEILL EDITOR.
WON'T BE BROUGHT TO NORFOLK
ALREADY ARRESTED WHEN SHER
IFF CLEMENTS ARRIVED. -
IS HELD TO DISTRICT COURT
Complaint Charging Miles With Libel
ling Supreme Judge Barnes Is Filed
at O'Neill by Distant Relative of
One of Miles' Attorneys.
O'Neill , Neb. , July 1C. Special to
The News : Yesterday afternoon , af
ter The Norfolk News had arrived stat
ing that Editor George A. Miles of
this place would bo arrested and tak
en to Norfolk for a hearing on the
charge of having committed criminal
libel against Supreme Judge J. B.
Barnes , a complaint was sworn out In
Justice Goldon's court hero similar to
that which had been tiled In Justice
Elseley's court in Norfolk , and the
editor of the Independent was placed
under arrest.In . Holt county Instead of
Waived Preliminary Hearing.
Editor Miles was brought before Jus
tice Golden and waived preliminary
hearing on the criminal libel charge
Ho was bound over to the district
court In the sum of $000. Ball was
furnished. District court will not convene
veno in regular session until Novem
her , when the case will probably come
up for trial.
The complaint lllcd In Justice Gel
den's court charging Miles with crlm
Inal libel was signed by Steve McGIn
nls , father-in-law of nn uncle to Attor
ney A. P. Mullen. Mr. Mullen is one
of the attorneys for the defense , UK
firm of Mullen & Donahue having been
retained by Editor Miles.
Sheriff Clements Arrives.
Sheriff Clements of Madison county
arrived late last night to arrest Miles
on the warrant Issued by Justice Else
ley in Norfolk. Sheriff Clements , however
over , was prevented from taking Miles
out of Holt county by a writ of ha
beas corpus secured In Miles' behalf
from District Judge J. J. Harrington.
The olllcer returned to Norfolk on
the 10 o'clock train , empty handed.
SAYS IT WAS ILLEGAL.
County Attorney Whalen Declares Jus
tice Proceedings Void.
O'Neill , Neb. , July 1C. Special to
The News : County Attorney Whalen
this afternoon declared the proceed
ings which were Instituted in justice
court hero against Editor Miles to bo
Illegal. He has begun action In the
district court to have the proceedings
WILL PROSECUTE IN HOLT.
County Attorney Ed Whalen Will Have
Charge of the Matter.
Instead of County Attorney Jack
Koenlgstein of Madison county , Coun
ty Attorney Ed Whalen of Holt
county will have charge of the
prosecution against Editor George A.
Miles of the O'Neill Indpendcnt. who
was arrested In O'Neill before the
Madison county warrant could be serv
ed upon him , on the charge of commit
ting criminal libel against Supreme
Judge J. B. Barnes of Norfolk.
Aside from the fact that it will bo
the Holt county prosecuting attorney
Instead of Madison county , and that
the place will be in Holt county in
stead of Madison , there will bo no dif
ference in the coming prosecution
against the O'Neill editor from that
originally planned. County Attorney
Whalen will be assisted In the case
by Attorney Dlckson of O'Neill , fonnoi
United States Senator W. V. Allen of
Madison , Mapes & Hazen of Norfolk
and H. P. Barnhart of Norfolk.
SHERIFF CLEMENTS RETURNS.
Next Monday Is Time Set for Hearing
on Writ of Habeas Corpus.
Sheriff J. J. Clements returned to
Norfolk Tuesday noon from O'Neill
where he was served with a writ o
habeas corpus when he attempted to
: -rrest Editor Miles of the O'Neill In
> endent during the morning. Slier-
Clements arrived In O'Neill late
Monday night armed with a warrant
for Miles' arrest on the criminal libel
charged filed In a Norfolk justice
Early Tuesday morning Sheriff
Clements placed Editor Miles under
arrest as the Holt county editor en
tered the Independent ofllce. A telephone -
phone call from the editor brought his
attorney at hot speed with a writ of
habeas corpus from the district court ,
the effect of the writ being to restore
Miles to his former freedom.
Next Monday has been set as the
day upon which Judge Harrington at
O'Neill will give a hearing to the ha
beas corpus proceedings. At this time
Sheriff Clements will bo given an op
portunity to show why the writ should
not hold and why ho should bo per
mitted to bring the editor to Norfolk
on the Madison county warrant. At
present Miles faces two similar com
plaints , ono In Holt county and one in
Madison but with the warrant In the
utter case rendered void for the tlmo
icing by the writ from the district
court at O'Neill.
Sheriff Clements took the Tuesday
afternoon train to Madison.
RECALLED MOB AND MURDERS.
Old Soldier at Stratton , Neb. , Stands
Stratton , Neb. , July 7. Editor Nor-
'oik Dally News : 1 wish to thank you
for your editorial entitled , "Tho Brain
storm Farce , " which recently appeared
n your paper. May you live long to
write many such pieces. It brought
to my mind a murder case , a mob be
cause of lack of justice , the killing of
nany good citizens and the burning
) f the courthouse at Cincinnati , Ohio ,
March 29 , 18SI. The property de
stroyed amounted to about a million
lollnrs. Oh , for men ! Men who will
do right !
With best wishes and for a purified
country through a purified press ,
T. E. Wellmnn ,
Member 79th Ohio Vol. Inf. , 1-lCth
Ohio National Guard Vol. Inf.
SECOND ASSISTANT PHYSICIAN IS
DR. DISHONG GETS POSITION
The Nebraska State Hospital for the
Insane In Norfolk Will Have Three
Physicians In the Future New Of
fice Carries $1,000 Salary.
A now ofilco has been created In
the staff of the Nebraska state Insane
hospital at Norfolk In the position of
second assistant physician. The new
olllce will carry a salary of $1,000 per
year and the llrst man to fill It will bo
Dr. Dlshoug of Lincoln.
The last legislature created the new
position and appropriated $1,000 per
year as a salary. Governor Sheldon ,
with the approval of Dr. Young , the
superintendent , has just named Dr.
Dishong for the place and the new offi
cial will arrive within a week.
Dr. Dishong has acted for some
summers as an attendant at the asylum -
lum in Lincoln. This he has done
during his vacations while attending
medical college , and through this
work ho has become familiar with
hospital system. Mrs ] Dishong Is a
daughter of the late Judge Beck of
With the new appointee there will
> o three physicians at the hospital :
Dr. Young , superintendent ; Dr. Sing-
r , first assistant physician ; and Dr.
Dishong , second assistant physician.
CAN WOMAN GET LICENSE.
Question Arises In Pierce County Case
Before Judge Welch.
Can a woman under the laws of No-
) raska obtain a saloon license ?
The question was raised In a remon
strance case at Pierce Monday and
ias been taken under advisement by
ludge A. A. Welch of the district
Remonstrators appealed from the
leclslon of the county board to grant
a saloon license In the name of Mrs.
Shenkel of Foster and In the district
court contended that by the wording
of the Nebraska statutes women can
lot be granted saloon licenses. Attor
ney II. F. Barnhart of Norfolk ap
peared against the remonstrantors.
It has been a common practice In
Nebraska to issue saloon licenses in
the names of women nnd the practice
lias never been called Into question in
CREAMERY FOR WEST POINT.
Old Plant Unused for Ten Years , Will
Start to Churn.
West Point , Neb. , July 1C Special
to The News : John Helcr. Henry Ick-
man and Joseph P. Kaup , local capital
ists , have filed articles of incorporation
of the West Point Butter nd Creamery
company , with an authorized capital
stock of $25,000. Business will com
mence today. This company has ac
quired the land , buildings and plant
of the old West Point Creamery com
pany which has been shut down for
the past ten years. Great benefit will
result to this community by the for
mation of this company and the consc
quent utilization of the valuable plant
of the old company.
The local political fight seems to be
this year among the democrats. For
all the offices numerous democrats
have announced themselves , but as yet
no republican candidates have come
out Into the open. The issue in the
democratic ranks seems to bo the per
petuation or annihilation of what Is
termed ring rule or bosslsm In local
politics , a largo number of democrats
claiming that their party has been and
Is under the domination of rt clique
of politicians using the privileges of
the county for their own glory and
profit. The issue Is being sharply
drawn and may result In great benefit
to the republicans , as the breach In
the democratic ranks appears to be
To comply with the provisions of
the new law the West Point Brewing
association has transferred much of
Its landed property to the West Point
Land company. The property consists
of saloon buildings hero and in Ban
croft , WIsncr , Beemer , Snyder and
Painters are busy on the new wing
just completed at the home for the
aged ln West Point. Fourteen old
people and four children are now cared
Try a News want ad.
SHOWER IN THE NIGHT NETTED
.36 INCH MOISTURE.
NORFOLK AS A SUMMER RESORT
Maximum Heat Yesterday Amounted
to 82 , the Minimum 62 This Part
of Nation's Grain Field Will Help
Supply Other Countries.
Another soaking rain fell In the vi
cinity of Norfolk during the night , add
ing more than a third of an Inch to
the week's moisture. Morning came
with threatening skies and at 7 o'clock
another heavy shower was expected
but the storm sailed away to the south
east without dropping any raindrops.
Total rainfall for the night amounted
to , GG of nn inch , bringing up the total
since Saturday night to 2.52 Inches.
While the three rains since Satur
day have brought some declarations
that there "has been too much rain , "
those who remember prayers that went
up In May for just a llttlo rainwater
are uttering no word of complaint and
are only thanking a kind fate for
sprinkling this part of the nation's
granary so abundantly that the coming
harvest will be one of the most pros
perous for years. Every farmer Is
eagerly watching the grain markets ,
realizing that the shortage abroad is
going to make the grain raised hero
a precious commodity. According to
reports of the agricultural department
England , Germany and Prance are fac
ing short crops and the world's wheat
yield will bo about 300,000,000 bushels
The result Is that each passing rain ,
on serious consideration , is worth
many more dollars than usual to north
Nebraska nnd the Rosebud.
Along with the rains has come an
atmosphere which would justify Nor
folk In setting up claims as a summer
resort. Yesterday the maximum heat
was 82 , the minimum 02 and the av
Dr. W. H. Pilger was In Hosklns
James Aubery , jr. , spent the day In
P. H. Carpenter of Wlnsido was In
M. J. Kolloch of Bonesteel spent yes
terday In Norfolk.
Mrs. L. J , Rhlnes of Fairfax was In
Jerry Horrigan of Bloomfleld was
In Norfolk yesterday.
O. W. Munson of Bristow was a Nor
folk visitor yesterday.
W. W. Weaver and family returned
yesterday from Tllden.
Dr. R. C. Simmons returned last
evening from Wlnslde.
N. H. Johnston and family of Wayne
are vlsltlnc In Norfolk.
Mrs. S. A. Campbell of Tilden visit
ed in Norfolk yesterday.
Mrs. M. Wheeler has returned from
a trip to Gregory , S. D.
Mrs. L. W. Morgan of Fullerton
spent yesterday In Norfolk.
C. H. Matheson of Pilcer was In
Norfolk on business yesterday.
A. G. Vitale and D. A. Nippell of Ne-
light were in Norfolk yesterday.
Harold Lucas returned last night
from a trip up the Bonesteel line.
Henry Hasenpflug Is enjoying a visit
from his father and C. E. Adams.
Mrs. C. E. Muflly arrived In Norfolk
on the morning train from Bouesteel.
W. B. Carlock of Gregory was a
South Dakota vlstor In Norfolk yester
Mrs. H. J. Sheer and Mrs. Mason of
Long Pine stopped In Norfolk yester
Miss Maude Neuflnd of Missouri
Valley is visiting with relatives In
Miss Maud Clark returned yesterday
from a short visit with relatives in
Miss Hopkins returned yesterday to
Chicago after a visit with Mrs. S. M.
George B. Chrlstoph was in Sioux
City Tuesday attending the Barnum
& Bailey circus.
Miss Martha Brandt , who has been
visiting Mrs | Killen , returned yester
day to Randolph.
George Schiller and Robert Schiller
went to Sioux City on the early train
to see the Barnum circus.
Henry Hasenpflug and Fred Dom-
nlsseo went to Sioux City on the mornIng -
Ing train to take in the circus.
Mr. and Mrs. George E. Schiller and
Robert Schiller left for Sioux City to
witness the Barnum & Bailey show.
Mrs. J. N. Fuller and Burt McCright
of Gross and Miss Belle McCrlght of
Gregory spent yesterday In Norfolk.
W. J. Stadelman , general manager
of the now telephone company , re
turned to Norfolk this morning from
Lorin Doughty of Lander , Wyo. , Is
homo for a ten days' vacation. Be
fore returning to Lander ho will visit
at Ames , lown.
Thursday and Friday are the dates
of the big M. W. A. picnic at Anoka.
Miss Bennlng has resigned her pos
ition as stenographer In the office of
the Faucett-Carney candy company.
A special meeting of Masonic lodge ,
A. F. & A. M. , will be held this even
ing to confer work In the followcraft
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Copeland have
abandoned camp life on the Elkhorn
near the Taft farm in favor of their
Martin Smyth , who has been em
ployed as a painter at the Norfolk hos
pital , has given up his position and left
for his homo In Elk Point , S. D. , be
fore leaving for a visit to Missouri.
Otto Uccher of Lindsay and Mlsa
Louise Born of near Norfolk were
married yesterday at Christ Lutheran
church. The ceremony was performed
by Rev. J. P. Mueller , pastor of the
That Panama Is getting closer to
the United States was Illustrated yes
terday when a ten-cent piece of the
Republic of Panama Issue of 1901
wandered Into the coffers of the Neb
raska National Bank.
A number of Important Improve
ments are to bo made In the power
plant at the state Insane hospital hero.
Two now 150-horse power water tube
hollers will bo Installed about Sept
ember. After that new dynamos will
be put In , nnd other overhauling done.
The postal card craze retains Its
hold on Norfolk with undlmlnlshed
vigor , boosting postofllce receipts and
bringing Joy and coin to the card deal
ers. Now designs In postal cards are
constantly appearing on the Norfolk
market nnd each new bunch of pic
tures seems to Increase the enthusi
asm of the post card faddists. Moro
postal cards are sold in Norfolk , it la
said , than when the fad first started.
The habeas corpus petition filed by
Herman Bocho to secure his release
from the Madison county jail , by bender
or otherwise , is still pending. At
the time the Insanity affidavit was
Hied by Bocho's attorney the district
court was requested by the defence
In the Jnrmer murder case to post
pone hearing on the earlier proceed
ings. Since then the insanity com
missioners have declined to consider
the insanity proceedings as under their
General Superintendent S. M. . > ,
Braden was a member of a party of
Union Pacific and Northwestern offi
cials who made' a trip for Insjiectlon
purposes yesterday In Union "Pacific
Motor Car No. 10. The Union Pacific
men wanted to inspect the Lane cut
off , which Is Hearing completion west
of Omaha , and they had their car run
up the Northwestern line to afford an
opportunity for a good view of the cut
off which Is expected to be ready for
service late this fall. The party which
Included General Manager A , L.
Mohler of the Union Pacific and Gen
eral Manager P. Walters of the North
western , came to Fremont over the
Northwestern and left a half hour
later for Omaha over the Union Pacific
Work on the Northwestern's new
office and freight depot at Fremont
was Inspected. The trip also gave
a. trial to the new motor car , which
embodies some late improvements In '
John MIchaelson sustained n very
severe compound fracture In a bone of
the leg at an early hour this morning
which walking toward home on a rail
road track. In some manner Michael-
son Is thought to have caught his foot
under a rail , stumbling and falling seas
as to break the bone in two places.
The accident occurred at 1:15 : o'clock
on the Northwestern track that leads /
from the uptown station to the June- x.
tlon. Fred Linerode and V. V. Light ,
who live near the place , heard cries of
a man in pain and found MIchaelson
with his limb dangling. A cot was se
cured from the E. P. Olmstead homo
and the injured man carried to his
residence , corner Seventh street and
Philip avenue. Dr. Holden and Dr.
Pilger were summoned and the frac
ture reduced. Michaelson formerly
was In the employ of H. A. Pasewalk
but Is now in the well digging business
for himself. He Is a heavy man and
his weight was nn unfavorable factor
in the fall.
The Jamestown exposition Is worth
the visit , according to H. C. Matrau ,
who this week returned from an east
ern trip that included a little time In
America's latest big exposition. While
the Jamestown exposition is not so
large as the big show at St. Louis , the
state exhibits that have been com
pleted are unusually fine. In the de
lightful situation of the exposition
Mr. Matrau thinks that Jamestown
has its chief charm. The Texas , the
Brooklin , the new Maine and the Ind
iana were the warships before the
eyes of exposition visitors during Mr.
Matrau's stay and he took occasion
to visit the Indiana. A feature of his
eastern- trip that Mr. Matrau especially - , t
ially prizes was a visit to the battle
ground of Gettysburg for the first tlmo
since ho participated In that famous
civil war battle as a member of the
Sixth Wisconsin. The grounds have
been carefully preserved and Mr.
Matrau was able to trace out the posi
tions held by his regiment forty-odd
Gregory Rosebud Times : In tlio
case of W. J. Ilahn vs. the Sleepy Eye
Milling company , Western Elevator
company , G. W. VanDusen company
and Wohletor Elevator company , Is an
opinion just handed down by Presid
ing Justice Puller of the supreme
court of South Dakota at Pierre. In
which he sustained the lower court of
Brookings county in a case which will
bo of general Interest to elevator men
and grain buyers nil over the state. In
this case the grain had been bought
as soon as threshed , and Halm , the
thresher , claimed payment for his
threshing bill from the purchasers.
They fought the case on constitutional
as well as technical grounds but the
threshorman was uphelJ In the lower
court and has been sustained In the
supreme court. The threshers' Hen
law gives a thresher ten days In which
to file his lien and the court holds that
a purchase within the ten days Is at f *
the risk of the purchaser and that the
grain Is liable for the threshing fee as
well within that ton days as It Is after
the Hen Is filed. This will moan that
In the future when a farmer goes to
the elevator to sell his grain he will
bo ob'Iged ' to show evidence that the
threshing bill is paid before the buyer
will take the risk of purchasing.
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