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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL : FRIDAY , , ULY ) 111 , 1907.
W. P. WADICK , BURLINGTON EM
PLOYE , THE VICTIM.
LL OUT , STRIKING THE TIES
rplug Blew Out and Wadlck Appar-
1Pently Tried to Escape From the
Steam by Jumping His Head Was
Crushed on the Ties.
Grand Island , Neb. , July 12. Special
to The News : W. P. Wadlck , n fire
man on the Burlington railroad resid
ing at Aurora , was killed loday by
falling from an engine ono mile east
of Abbott station.
A plug blew out and Wadlck had
evidently tried to escape from the
'learn ' when ho fell. His head struck
i the ties and his skull was crushed.
The dead man Is survived by a
l.iow and Iwo children at Aurora.
! ' SATURDAY SIFTINGS.
E. P. Olmsled was In Wayne.
C. F. Lehr of Wakefleld Is in Nor
P. J. Dover was up from Madison
Henry Stevenson of Bloomfleld Is
B. M. Young of Monowl was In the
Daniel Graham of Center was In the
T. W. Lowe of Batlle Creek was in
A. M. Koechig of Madison was in
Miss Maude Young of Monowl was
in the city yesterday.
Mrs. W. F. Thurber of Fremont was
in Norfolk over night.
H. A. Wheeler of Sumner was a
visitor in Norfolk yeslerday.
C. E. Hullon of Pierce stopped In
Norfolk yesterday on business.
Mrs. S. L. Miller and Mrs. A. Dryden -
den were in Bonesleel yeslerday.
Prank Ealon of Creighlon was in
Norfolk belween Iralns yeslerday.
Attorney James Nichols of Madison
was In Norfolk Saturday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Weaver arrived
home lasl evening from a visit to Chi
Father Alberts went to Wayne at
Rev. Thomas Blthell left at noon
Dr. R. C. Simmons returned at noon
J. S. Mathewson relumed last evenIng -
Ing from Nellgh.
E. P. Weatherby went lo Omaha
George W. Butterfield relurned al
noon from Omaha.
Frllz Asmus has spent Ihe past
week in Kansas City.
Mrs. W. H. Person of Stanlon vis-
iled in Norfolk yesterday.
Mrs. Howard Miller of Batllo Creek
was in Norfolk yesterday.
W. M. Rainbolt arrived home yes
terclay from Gregory , S. D.
Sheriff J. J. Clements was In Nor
folk Salurday , reluming lo Madison
from Baltic Creek.
William Satller arrived in Ihe clly
at noon from Ballimore to visit his
father , H. C. Satller.
Herman Klesau leaves Monday for
a Iwo weeks' visit with his father and
molher near Decorah , Iowa.
Supreme Judge J. B. Barnes arrived
home Saturday noon from Lincoln ,
where the supreme court has been In
Mrs. F. C. Marshall returned at
noon to her home at Center. She was
accompanied home by Miss Inez and
Fritz Bucholz , who has spent the
past few weeks in No , folk with his
graudparenls , Mr. and Mrs. N. A
Ratnboll , relurned this morning to his
home In Omaha.
W. H. Johnson , who has been In
Norfolk in connection with the trans
fer of the business of the Johnson
Dry Goods company to the A. L. Kll
Han company , returned lo Denver at
Rev. J. P. Mueller left for Wausa
where he preaches Sunday at the mis
Deputy Unlled Slales Marshall John
F. Sides of Dakota Clly was in Nor
folk last night.
Mr. and Mrs. La Voile and daughter
arrived home last evening from a visit
at Missouri Valley , Iowa.
Arthur H. Krahn leaves next weel
for Chicago , where he will enter a cut
Misses Rose and Anna Sleffen , who
have been In Norfolk this summer on
n visit with their brother. Angus
Steffen , returned to St. Paul , Minn ,
leaving on the morning train.
George Williams has been buyluf
quite a number of callle between Ver
digre and Lynch around Jelen , Rutl
Knoxvllle , Plschelvlllo , Dukeville
Armslrong , Dorsey and Red Bird.
A handsome new coupe has been
purchased by Dr. P. II. Sailer.
J. A. Nix Is the lalest Norfolk man
to take his family for a camping out
ing on the Elkhorn. His camp Is a
Members of the Norfolk band hav
met with excellent success in solicit
ing funds with which to support the
summer open air concerts. Norfolk
business men , with their usual gener
osity , have contributed very liberally
v < | and the concerts are assured.
' Norfolk has five automobiles today
instead of four. Dr. H. T. Holden's
new machine , a Ford runabout , was
received yesterday. Dr. Holden's new
car is of neat design and of fifteen
horse power. It was purchased
through the C. W. Ahlman agency.
Rev. W. J. Turner , who recently re
turned from McCook , says that he has
never seen the state looking bolter as
to crop conditions than now. The
Hi-Ids of whont nml corn all through
the country south of the Platte. as
well as in northern Nebraska , appears
to bo in splendid shape.
Herman Mnl , the Northwestern sec
tion man whoso shoulder was badly
crushed by an Impact with a switch
train , Is making satisfactory progress
towards recovery. There have been
Indications of any complications
citing in , though the nature of the
inn's Injury was considered quite so-
ous at the time.
Details of Norfolk's big racing meet
nd slrcet carnival were worked out
t a nicotine of the Norfolk driving
ssooliitloii lasl evening al the Oxuard
otel. July 81 and August 1 and 2 are
10 dates when the llrst racing meet-
ig on north Nebraska's schedule will
held In1 Norfolk. There Is every
ullcatlon of a splendid success.
A baby pig with two heads where
lost llltli ! pigs have only one , was In
orfolk yesterday. The little pig did
ot have two appetites for 11 arrived
i the city in u jar of alcohol. Al-
lough well formed Iho lltlle fellow
Id nol survive Us blrlh at the Atlolph
Vookman farm near AKona last Sat-
rday. The curiosity is now the proi > -
rty of George P. Thels , a merchant
t Altona In Wayne county.
Sunday the Gorman Sick Relief as-
ociation will hold their picnic In
'asewalk ' grove. Members of the as-
Delation will meet In the hall at 1
'clock Sunday afternoon. Headed by
10 Norfolk band they will march to
asewalk grove for the afternoon's
Icnlc. The band will be at the grove
tiring the afternoon and the concerl
l be one of the features of the pic-
ic. The proceeds from the picnic go
ilo the treasury for the relief of sick
The requirements of the new high
chool building brought about another
peclal meeting of the board of cdu-
lation lasl evening. On the advice
f A. Morrison , who Is to superintend
lie constriicllon of the building In the
iterests of Ihe board , the board voted
o have a concrete footing placed un-
or the footing stone of the founda-
on of the new building. In places
'here the foundation line of the new
ulldlng falls on the line of the old
tructure the ground had been packed
own with the elghleen years weighl
f the heavy building. To prevent the
ullding from settling in other places
he concrete footing was deemed es-
enllal. A conlract for this additional
vork was entered Into with the con-
RESIDENCE OF JACOB HOLEY DESTROYED -
STROYED AT EMERICK.
FAMILY NARROWLY ESCAPES
Fire Caused in Some Unknown Man
ner From a Chimney Destroyed the
House on the "James McMahan"
Farm Northwest of Madison.
Madison , Neb. , July 15. Special to
The News : The large two-story resi
lience of Jacob Holey of Emerlck was
jurned to the ground Friday night at
ibout midnight , with all its contenls.
t seems that the chimney leading
rom the kitchen In some way took fire
mil was not noticed by the Inmates
.mill lee late. They barely escaped
, vllh Iheir lives.
The land upon which the building
stood is known as Ihe old James Me
.lalmn . farm , and is localed nineleen
miles northwest of this city. The loss
s estimaled al about $2,200.
FALLS 7,000 FEET ; UNHURT.
Buffalo Aeronaut Has Thrilling Expe
rience at Springfield , O.
Springfield , O. , July 15. Gail Rob
nson of Buffalo fell 7,000 feet with an
airship and , with the exception of a
slight scar on his forehead , escaped
Thousands of people who were
watching his flight , saw the balloon
ilrop to ono side. Then the machine
began to fall rapidly. Many placed
their hands over their eyes , while wo
men and children ran screaming and
crying , expecting to soon learn that
Robinson's mangled body had beer
bund in a tree or In a field west of
Instead Robinson was calmly sur
eying his dilapidated looking ma
chine when the people rushed toward
him. With the exception of being as
white as a sheet and having a few
drops of blood on his forehead he was
Robinson says lhal when he slarted
on his second trial to reach Iho con
ler of the city he went higher than
usual so as lo get free of the wind.
As lie soared upward nboul 7,00 (
feet he was tsruck by counter cur
rents. The propeller was thrown
agalnsl Ihe end of Iho balloon , and Ihe
rapidly revolving wheel cut open th
gas bag. Immedialely It begaut o set
Robinson kept his head and cllmbe
quickly to the top of the propeller ,
which "upended" the balloon , forming
a parachute. As soon as this wa
done the air entered the bag , and the
the machine came down more gradua
When within a few feet of th
ground Robinson jumped out. The en
gine and air ship part was smashed
but the gas bag can bo mended.
Entertain For Grandson.
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Ralnbolt cnte
talned a number of the friends o
their grandson , Fritz Bucholz , at their
homo on Koenigstcln avenue last oven
L. A. ROTHE NOW AT HEAD OF
HE IS ALSO MADE A DIRECTOR
Mr. Rothe Has Arrived From Fonda ,
Iowa , to Take Charge of the Citi
zens National Bank of Norfolk Mr.
Toy Was In Town.
L , A. Rothe , who comes from Fen
da. Iowa , to take charge of the CHI-
/.ens National bank of Norfolk , WIIH
lasl evening elected vice-president of
the bank at a meeting of the board of
directors of the Institution. Mr.
Hothe was also elected to the vacancy
In the board of directors.
Mr. Rothe. who was last evening
formally elected to the vice-presidency
of the Citizens National bank , linn
been cashier of the J. P. Toy bank at
Fonda. Mr. Rotho Is In Fonda at Ihls
time making arrangements to remove
his family to Norfolk , where ho has
rented the W. H. Johnson residence.
President J. P. Toy was In the city
last evening to attend the meeting of
the board of directors. The bank's
seml-nnnual dividend was declared nt
The vice presidency of the Citizens
National bank has been vacant for
several months past following the res
ignation of W. A. Wllzlgninn.
WE NEED MORE PEOPLE.
Insworth Star-Journal Suggests That
Everybody Write a Letter.
Ainsworth Star-Journal : We want
lore people. That cry should go up
rom every nook and corner of No-
raska. Our state is as big ns an em-
Ire , and Is capable of supporting a
opulatlon ton times as large. We
i-ant more people and we must uo nf-
er them right away. Take Brown
otinty , for instance. Even the table-
ands In the northern part are not set-
ed up the way they should bo and
here are thousands of unoccupied
cres In the southern part. In fact
here is yet considerable government
and that could be had by complying
1th the stalutes.
The trouble is that the people of
owa , Illinois , Indiana and the other
tales east , whore land is so high ,
on'l know about It. A greal many
icople have come during the post
ear. The people are all pleased.
These could be doing a great service
o their friends east , and this county
nd state as well , by helping to adver-
Ise our good conditions.
The real eslale men , of course , are
olng something. But they could do
more. They could prepare a circular
giving facts concerning our climate ,
alnfall , crop , soil and general condl-
lons. They could have this printed
nd scattered broadcast over the cast
ind lhal would help some.
Every person in wrillng east could
end one of these circulars , and greal
good would resull Iherefrom.
Let us all join in booming Brown
county , and let us strive to quadruple
tier population In the next four years.
MAY GET ASHOE FACTORY
West Point Citizens Will Encourage
Industry Regent Man There.
West Point , Neb. , July 15. Special
o The News : A mass meeting was
icld In West Point to consider the
advisability of exlendlng aid to estab-
ish a shoe faclory in the city. The
Regent Shoe company sent a ropresen
atlve and the mailer was favorably
considered by the citizens. A com
mittee of promlnenl men was appolnt-
d to further consider the mailer and
: irospecls are good for the eslabllsh-
nenl of this industry here. Every en
couragement will be given by Ihe clll-
zens looking lo ils establishment and
Spencer News Notes.
Spencer , Neb. , July 15. Special to
The News : Last evening at the homo
if the bride's mother , Mrs. E. E.
larke , Miss Ella Clarke of Spencer
as united In marriage to Mr. Prank
S. Huntley of Chicago , Rev. J. V.
Hawk officiating. Miss Clark Is a
young woman hold in very high esteem
ly all her acquaintances. She Is r
professional nurse of much ability
Mr. Huntley Is a young business mar
Dr. Cross , velerlnarian , has moved
Ihe old house off his lots and Is inak
ng cement blocks for a fine now home
Ho will repair the old house and roni
Hall did some damage near hero re
cently but the area over which It
swepl was nol large.
MAKE SPORT OF FISH STORY.
Apparently Nellgh Fishermen Take no
Stock In Verdlgre Yarn.
Nellgh , Neb. , July 15. Special leThe
The News : J. C. Jenkins of Ihls clly
is now wearing Iho belt for the mos
remarkable fish experience over had
in Ihls locality.
While fishing below the dam las
Saturday ho caught a fair-sized bull
head and while hauling it in it wa
grabbed by a seven-pound plckore
which got fastened to the line by rea
son of the spines in the back of th
bull-head catching. In the pickerel'
Ihroat , and In tryTnir to land him th
line became entangled in some root
that were at the botlotn of the river
and It was sometime before the lln
could be loosened , and when It wa
freed it became apparent that som
tremendous body was carrying the lln
out In the stream and Mr. Jcnkin
tugged away to try to hold it , but t
no purpose , and being rather gritty
n matters of this kind ho hung on to
ID pole and WIIH dragged out In the
ver and across to the opposite Bide ,
ut he still stayed with the polo and
fter several minutes ho was forced
t cry for help , and Mr. H. P. Oilman ,
ho WIIH watching the performance
oiu the bank came to his relief with
grappling honk , used Tor catching
oatlng logs , and this was soon fits-
cued Into the fish and with the aid
f Mr. Swlfl Host , who also happened
> come up at this time , the llsh wast
auled ( n shore with Mr. Jenkins still
oldlng on to the polo mid claiming
10 catch as his Individual prl/o.
The fish was taken up to Phillips'
fitles and It was found to weight 87 Vt
omuls , mid was voted the llnest spec-
lien of the catllsh family over taken
om the waters of the Elkhorn.
Mr. Jenkins siiys ho extracted from
10 catfish's stomach the mn'ou-pound
lukercl and from Its stomach ho took
10 bull head and gave them to Moisrs.
Illiiian and Host ns their share In tlni
uptuiv , and he wishes all his fisher-
ion fi lends could see the satisfied
mile on his face as ho Is feasting on
HRONICLE OFFICE FLOODED
WITH WATER FROM HILL.
. A. BLEY GOT SLIGHT SHOCK
'clcphonc Wires Were Tangled Up.
Small Gulches Overflowed Union
Creek Ran Full to the Brim and the
Mill Dam Was Burled.
Madison , Nob. , July 15. Special to
'ho News : This city experienced an
xtnv heavy rain Saturday night bo-
ween 10:110 : and 12 o'clock , mingled
' a strong wind and considerable
The Chronicle office was flooded
vlth water which came down In tor-
onls from Ihe hill on Ihe south , but
ortunatoly Foreman Decker was pros-
nt al the time and opened up the
esspool drainage which received the
ater almost as fast ns It came Into
ho office , thereby keeping the water
own to a depth not to exceed three
nches , which resulted in causing no
amage to material or machinery. The
ellar under the new Iwo-story build-
ig of Ulers Bros , was filled with wa
or but owing to the fact that there la
o floor laid It Is slowly soaking Into
A. A. Hley , while watching the dam ,
ecolved a slight shock from a bolt of
ightning which struck a tree In fronl
f Ihe North Side school house , and
aid It "tickled him all over. " A
linb about ten Inches In diameter on
i box elder tree on the south side of
' . M. Dlneen's yard , was twisted off
rom the trunk , and being of such
lelght as lo Intermingle with tele
) hone wires it brought down with it
he entire string leading east from the
Numerous culverts and small brltlg
were washed oul and others choked
ip , causing the water to flow out of
ho ditches and making a lake of the
main streets of the town. Considerable
vater must have fallen west of this
city as Union Creek was filled up to
he top of Its banks , and there was no
great difference in the height of the
vater above and below Ihe dam at the
mill here Sunday morning.
RAISE SHERIFF'S PAY.
Cumlng County Official Will Get $1,200
West Point , Neb. . July 15. Special
o The News : At the last meeting of
he county board the salary of Slier-
ff Malchow was raised from $1,000 to
$1,200. The s H in of $100 was appro-
irlaled for a cotinly teachers' Insti
tile. The reports of the various conn-
y officers for the last half year show
a marked Increase in county business
A. L. Krause has purchased the res
deuce of Ihe late Judge J. C. Craw <
'ord In West Point This residence
s Ihe finesl In Ihe county. The price
laid was $8,500. Mr. Kranso will oc
cupy Iho residence with his family.
A mammoth slreet fair and carnlva
, s billed to occur In West Point dur
, nK five days of this week , beginning
News has just reached the city o
ho death of John Boddlen , a veteran
of the civil war. Mr. BoUdien was a
latlvo of Germany and in the year
1858 came lo Ihis counlry and settle (
in cumlng county where for over for
Ly ears ho was an honored citizen
Ho served three years in Iho unloi
army , being discharged with honor
His children are all residents of Wcs
Point. He was a typical union soldier
fighllng "mil Siegel , " and his demise
Is regretted by the entire communltj
The blue rock shool on Sunday wa
a grand success. The match wa
pulled off at Bcemer and resulted li
a victory for the Wisner team whlcl
scored 159 against Beemer with
score of 120.
Cumlng County Real Estate ,
West Point , Neb. , July 15. Special
to The News : The assessment of nil
property , real and personal , in cum
lng county Is now complete for the
year 1007. The total wealth of the
county Is assessed at 15,803,301 , being
an Increase over the year 190G of $139-
859. There nro 27.01 miles of railway
In the county of the Chicago and
Northwestern company assessed nt
$0,700 per mile , and 8.71 miles of the
Chicago , St. Paul , Minneapolis and
Omnha road which is assessed nt $8-
COO per mile. The telegraph company
Is assessed nt $1,124 and the car com-
panics at $3GC.
NORFOLK AND VICINITY SOAKED
< ARD WIND FEATURED STORM
'clqphono nml Electric Light Wires
Around Town Were Tangled up and
Tree Limbo Broken Some Trace of
Hail In the Rain.
[ Ktom Momluy'H Dally. ]
Two soiildiig raltiH fell In the vlcln-
Iy of Norfolk between Saturday night
nil Miuiday morning , 2.Hi Inchon of
valor railing In all. An Inch ami
litco-quiii'loru of molHturo dropped
-inltinlay night ami , | | of an Inch
-iiiiuliiy night. In both liiHlaiicoH the
aln pounded down with such force
hat comparatively llttlo mud was
iniilo In the Htroots. The rain of But-
inlay night was accompanied by a
onlllc gale and a slight trace of hall
u mime pIcoH.
Saturday's night's rain came oul of
ho northwest and extended only west
rom Norfolk us fur as Uakdalo , north
o Lynch and east Into the edge of Iho
Into. With the coming of rain , the
vlnd blow for u few minutes with Ire-
nondous forco. True limbs In various
inrts of town were snapped off and
olephono and electric light wires
voro badly tangled. Pot Innately
here weio no washouts of any sort
HOSKINS WON FROM NORFOLK.
Brownies Lost Game There With a
Score of Six to One.
Norfolk dropped a game to llosklus
esterday at the Wayuo county town's
tall diamond. The Norfolk Hmwnlos
nst to HosKliiH by a seoio of I ! to 0.
A number of baseball fans went with
ho Hrowulcs to llosklns , convenient ,
rain connections existing for the
? amo. Norfolk lost the game In two
llfforenl Innings when Hrowiilo or-
or.s gave the llosklus nine opporlu-
ilty to make connections with several
cores. A return game will bo played
i week from next Sunday.
Norfolk look Iho following line-up
o llosklus : Gllssiuan , c ; Hank , p ;
Irtieggemnn , Hi ; Reynolds , 2b ; Schol-
ey , SH ; Quooner , lib ; Krahn , If ; Par-
sh , cf ; Plckert , rf.
The score :
Norfolk 00000000 0 0
Joskins 0 0 2 0 0 0 ! 0 x 0
Articles of Incorporation.
Know All .Men by ' 111030 Presents :
That wo , A. L. Klillan , a resident
if Samidors county , Nebraska , A. T.
lltilchliiKon , a resident of Douglas
county , Nebraska , and James Kllllnn ,
i resident of Kaundoni county , No
liraskn , do associate ourselves together
In order to form and become a corno
ration for the purposes hereinafter
slated under and pursuant to the laws
of the state of Nebraska.
1. The iiiimo of this corporation
shall be A. L. Klillan Co.
2. The principal office of said cor
poration shall bo In the city of Nor
folk , in Madison county , state of No-
liraska , but the board of directors may
establish and maintain branch offices
it other places in said state , al such
liolnts as they may deem necessary
for the proper carrying on of the busl
ness of said corporation.
The principal place of business shall
bo In the city of Norfolk , In Madison
county , state of Nebraska , but branch
liuslncss places may be established al
other places in said slate by the board
3. The objects for which this cor
poration Is formed are :
To trausucl a general merchandise
business , both wholesale and retail ;
to buy and sell all kinds of merchan
dlso ; to buy , erect , maintain , and own
and lease such buildings and struc
lures as may bo doomed necessary for
Ihe carrying on of Iho business of said
corporation ; to purchase and own
such tracts of real estate as mav bo
necessary to bo used by bald corpora
tion , In conducting the business there
of , for sites for such buildings and
structures as are necessary to boused
by said corporation in conducting sail
business ; and to buy and own all nec
essary machinery , furniture , fixtures
and apparatus to properly carry or
the business of said corporation.
4. The amount of authorized cap
Ital stock of Ihls corporation shall bo
twenty-five thousand dollars , ( $25,000) )
divided Into fifty shares of five bun
dred dollars ( $500.00) ) each , lo bo sub
scribed and fully paid up.
5. The existence of Ihls corporntioi
shall commence on the twcnty-secom
day of July , A D. 1907 , and continue
for the period . ' 99 years.
0. The nff. i of Ihls corporation
shall bo maimed , controlled , and con
ducted by a board of three directors ,
which number may bo hereafter In
creased to live by the board of di
The first board of directors shall
be elected by the stockholders , ns
soon as said capital stock Is sub
scribed , and they shall hold their of-
flco until their successors nro elected
and qualified ; and thereafter the
board of directors shall bo elected by
the stockholders of said corporation ,
In the manner and form , and nt the
time and place , as shall bo proscribed
by the by-laws of this corporation.
7. The officers of Ihls corporation
shall bo a president , vice-president ,
treasurer and secretary who shall bo
chosen by the board of directors , and
shall hold their office for a period of
one year , and until their successors
are elected and qualified.
Said board of directors shall also
have the power to provide for the ap
pointment of mid ! minor olllcorti and
audits as they may doom iioc.oHnnry
for the pioper rniryliiK oil of ( ho luiHl-
IIPHB of said corporation ,
8. The liluhoHl amount of Imlohlod-
ni'HH to which Hitld corporal Ion Hliiitl
nt any llmo subject ItHoIf Hhall nol ox *
oeod the amount of sixteen llmiimiiiil
dollars ( $ Hoio.oO. ! ) )
St. The hoard of directors of thin
corporation shnll have power to niako
fioiu lime lo llmo , mieh by-laWB guv *
oriilng Iho mooting of the stockholder ! ! ,
the election of officers of said corpora *
I Ion , and for Iho government of said
corporation , and all Iho officers and
agents thereof , as they may doom
proper and wuvnsnry , and to uiiiuml
mid revise Ihe mime ,
In witness whereof , wo IKIVO , hero *
unto sot our luindu on thla 21sl ilny of
Juno. A. I ) . Itti7. (
In the presence of
Jesse M. Galloway ,
Ixiuls J. Kudrna.
A. L , Kllllau ,
A. T. llutchliisoii ,
SEASON TICKETS BEGIN TO GO.
Races and Street Carnival Will Sur
prise Norfolk People.
\Vllh carnival week anil the Nor
folk races only two weeks away the
officers of the Norfolk driving club are
beginning ( o gel u definite line on the
prospects for ( he race moot , which
they declare IH In a way to tnoro than
meet Ihe expectations of Norfolk pee
Tin- Norfolk races open Iho season
for the North Nebraska Khorl Hlilp-
men ! circuit. Speedy horses , hornos
with fiiHl records nml young anlumlH
of future promise , will bo brought , lo
Norfolk Hie latter purl of the month
for Iho throe days' races. Prom Iho
eorroHpoiideiieo of Secretary llarroU ,
of the Norfolk association It IB Icarnod
thai not only will hornos from Ne
braska ntnblcs bo entered In the Nor
folk races but thai ( hero will bo ti
siring of good ones from t nicks oul-
side the state.
The Cnrlton stables of Peiivor will
bo represented on the Norfolk track
racing days. Horses from Thompson
Itrothers' Hiring al Columbus , Ohio ,
will also circle Ihe truck during the
three days of the racing , July 31 nml
Augusl 1 and 2.
One of the features of the racing
meet will bo a special souvenir pro
gram of Iho races. The program will
give all details of the races and will
touch on last year's meet. It prom
ises to bo the finest program of Its
kind over Issued In Norfolk.
With the ditto of the races drawing
near the donuind for season tickets la
bogliinliiK lo , HOI in strong. A heavy
sale of advance tickets seems assured.
MADISON COUNTY INSTITUTE.
Detailed Plans For This Year's Insti
tute Are Announced.
DelnlIs of the program of the Mad-
lsou county teachers' Institute have
been announced by County Superinten
dent P. S. Perdue. This year the an
nual Institute will ho hold In the West
Lincoln school building In Norfolk.
The Institute dates are August 19 , 20 ,
21 , 22 and 23.
Promptly at 8:30 : a. in. on August
19 the Institute will open for Its five
days' session. H Is expected thai Iho
attendance will Include the entire list
of county teachers for the county su
perintendent has announced that Ihls
attendance Is necessary and lliat no
excuses will be granted.
Superintendent E , J. Hodwoll of Nor
folk schools will arrange boarding
places In advance for all teachers who
may write him.
The Institute will bo under the di
rection of Superintendent Perdue ,
with the following corps of Instruct
Professor P. M. Gregg of the state
normal school al Peru will have
charge of the work In physiology ,
geography and elementary agriculture.
Superintendent R. II. Graham , su
perintendent of the Wymoro city
schools , will give Inslrticlloii In arith
metic , English grammar and school
Miss Elizabeth Sheehan of the Co
lumbus schools will teach the primary
work In numbers and reading.
Professor Reese Solomon , Instructor
in music of Iho Norfolk schools , will
give instruction In public school music.
GRASSHOPPERS THAT FOURTH.
Norfolk's First Celebration Marred by
Beginning of Plague.
"I well recall Norfolk's first Fourth
of July celebration referred to in The
News Saturday , " said W. A. Molden-
hauer , ono of Iho pioneer clllzens of
"Dick Beswick , then fresh from the
circus , was the feature of the day's
celebration. His feats were considered
marvelous by the lllllo Ihrong lhat cel
ebrated the day on the other side of
the river. Heswlck came over from
his Staiilon cotinly homestead for the
"Ono incident blurred the enjoy
ment of that first celebration. " Mr.
Moldenhnuer continued. "Before the
afternoon had passed the skies of Mad
ison county wore darkened by a cloud ,
a living cloud of winged creatures , the
grasshoppers that were to prove an
evil plague to the country during the
few years to come. Though many saw
the first grasshoppers In Nebraska
that day , wo all know what the com
ing of the pests meant and the knowl
edge cast something of a gloom over
the latter part of the day. "
Wo are experienced timber cruisers
and have many valuable claims ready
for file. Wrlto for particulars. Me-
Gary & Co. , box 500 , Pendleton , Ore.
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