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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NUWS-JOUIIRNAL : FRIDAY , JANUARY 81 1908.
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT CON
CERNING THE CONVENTION.
WHY THE CONVENTION COMES
The Executive Committee In a State
ment Boosting the Convention Qlves
Many Reasons Why Norfolk Is a
Good Place for It.
The executive committee of the Y.
M. C. A. , comiioBed of 0. G. Wallace ,
W. D. Mend , Jr.V. . S. Curtis and K.
.1 SlinomlK , has 'issued u pamphlet
boosting the Htnto convention to be
lielil In Norfolk on February in to 1C.
This Is what the committee says :
First. HecauHo we nro Invited by
clergy , churches , citizens and Com
Second. Hecause the people of Nor
folk nre planning to give UH the most
cordial reception and show thulr hos-
Ultallty hy opening ; tholr homes to us.
Third. UccntiBo Norfolk dealres us
to nsHlst them In arousing an Interest
In association work BO thn' ' this con
vcntlon may bo the moans ov bringing
( hi' Institution to them In a new or-
Kaul/ntlon and building , as It has been
done In other cities.
Fourth. Uecauso the expense Is no
greater than other years. Everybody
imys the sumo railroad rates 2 cents
l > t > r mile , no certificates. Accredited
delegates from city , railroad and stu
dent associations and from unorga
nized towns will be entertained in the
liomes of Norfolk.
Fifth. To Impart enthusiasm for
the extension of the Kingdom of Christ
jtmong young men. To stimulate the
effort and enlarge the vision of dele
gates as to their privileges and re
Hponslhllltlcs. To receive the report
of the state committee and give it In-
Ktructlons for the coming year.
Sixth. Because unusual thought is
iK'ing given the program. To those
who have attended previous conven
tions of the Nebraska associations it
will bo sufficient to say that the topics *
nnd speakers will be fully up to the
high standard of former years. The
music always a feature of great help
fulness will be Inspiring as usual.
'Seventh. Because there Is an In
spiration about a convention which
can be gained in no other way. One
may read book after book nnd yet
there is always value In the spoken
word. One may know about great and
Rood men , yet prefer to see and hear
them. A convention gives an oppor
tunity for the effective expression of
the best thoughts , the ablest Ideals ,
the deepest life.
Therefore , all men , whether mem
bers or not , are Invited who nre interested
torested In building up a higher type
< of Christian manhood In Nebraska ;
who , as active members of the Young
Men's Christian association , pastors ,
or members of evangelical churches
desire to unite their efforts with ethers
ors in the accomplishment of this pur
pose. If not entitled to be accredited
delegate , write btate olllce and creden
tials will be furnished by state secre
Items For Note.
Norfolk , the convention city , of over
C.OOO population , is the beautiful and
prosperous city of the northern part
A city of nine churches , public li
braries , etc. It also lias a number of
large business bouses , banks and man
ufacturers ; one daily newspaper , four
woekliee and one monthly ; situated
on the Chicago & Northwestern R'y.
81 miles from Fremont ; on a branch
of the Union Pacific from Columbus
HO miles ; on the C. St. P. M. & O. R'y.
7t > miles from Sioux City.
Convention opens 2:30 : Thursday af
Convention convenes in First Meth
odist Episcopal church.
"Business men's supper" Thursday
evening , tickets 50c. Limited to sixty
delegates. If any delegate desires
ticket , write to state office.
"Personal Purity , " address illustrat
ed by stereoptlcon.
Demonstration of Young Men's
Christian association in three depart
itaents , social , educational , physical.
Bible study hour by Dr. Jenkins o
Omaha , one of the ablest exponents
of the Word.
Addresses by Dr. Frank L. Loveland
Omaha ; Dr. . .1.V. . Conley , Omaha ; Dr
Turner of Hastings college ; A. L. E !
Hot , New York City ; Geo. O. McDill
Chicago ; \V. M. Parsons , Minneapolis
Sjmposlums : How to bring the as
relation to men ; how to bring men to
Music in charge of Prof. R. II. ! >
man. director Franklin school of mu
Secret service meeting ; men's , wo
men's and boy's meetings , male mint
lets , soloists , etc.
For further information address J
r Bailey , state secretary , Y. M. C. A
Imildlng , Omaha.
BOUND OVER TO DISTRICT COURT
Bert Shoemaker Held In West Point
Charged With Hold Up.
\Vest Point , Neb. , Jan. 25. Specla
to The News : Bert Shoemaker , th
man who Is accused of holding up
William Miller of Oakland in an alloy
In West Point and robbing him of $8
lias had his preliminary hearing before
fore Judge Dewald and was bound
over to the district court in $100 bonds
Miller was under the influence o
liquor at the time of the alleged rob
bery and is unable to state the exac
Augst Wegener of Wlsner wa
bound over to the district court b
Judge Dewald , under $200 bonds , t
answer the charge of assault \sT
cut to commit great bodily harm ,
referred by his BOH. This is the HOC-
ml time within a year that Wegenor
as been arraigned on a similar
The republican county central com-
illteo of Cumltig county have been
ailed To meet at West Point on Jan-
ary 20 to determine the manner of
electing delegates to the state and
ongresslonal conventions. The mat
er of whether or not a vote on "prcf-
ronce for president" shall bo taken
vlll bo determined by the committee.
Hector C. Hunter , an Inmate of the
ounty farm , died at the ago of 67
oars , of paralysis , He was a native
f the state of Now York , nnd was a
mother of J. C. Hunter , a well known
nsurnnco man of Omaha.
Clare Galbratth , son of Mr. and Mrs.
\j. \ Galbralth , of Grant township ,
lied at the home of his sister , Mrs. C.
V. Gannon , at .the ago of 22 years.
The cruise of death was an obstruc-
Ion of the bowels and his death oc-
urrod very suddenly. The remains
wore Interred under the auspices of
ho Congregational church.
VIAN OF THAT AGE DIRECTS A
LARGE MANUFACTURING PLANT
A FRIEND OF A. J. DURLAND
Samuel R. Heywood , President of a
Well Known Shoe Company , Explains -
plains How He Retains the Business
Capacity of Middle Age.
"How to live to be eighty-six and
ctaln the health , energy and busi
ness capacity of middle age" this
night bo the title of a letter written
by Samuel R. Heywood , president of
ho well known Ilcywood Boot & Shoo
iompany of Worcester , Mass. , to his
rlend , A. J. Durland of Norfolk.
Mr. Heywood Is an exceptional man.
le Is eighty-six , halo hearty and erect.
2ach day he Is at his desk personally
directing the affairs of a shoe factory
vhtch turns out a thousand pairs of
hoes a day.
It was for this reason that Mr. Dur-
nnd recently wrote his eastern friend
isking him something of the manner
of life which had left him a healthy ,
ictlve business man at eighty-six.
This is Mr. Heywood's answer :
I have your letter of December 30.
I am glad to tell you that I have
ised milk from my early childhood.
drink more or less with each meal.
usually drink one cup of coffo in
he morning and one cup of tea with
my supper , both largely reduced with
milk. Once or twice a week I have
> read and milk for supper , eating noth-
I do not remember of ever drinking
i glass of whiskey. I am greatful
hat I have abstained.
Few persons arc more regular In
heir habits of eating and drinking
ban myself. The lunch rooms I pass
> y. The saloons selling the thousand
and one soft drinks I do not cntor. I
eat three times a day partaking of
plain and nutritious food , rarely eat-
ng anything between meals save now
ind then an apple or some other fruit.
When God made the world He made
inlf of the time night so that every-
hing , man Included , could have rest.
My digestive organs are delicately
made. I don't know who can repair
: hem , They must have rest. Three
meals a day regularly taken will not
overwork our digestive arrangment.
We are so made if we take care of
ourselves we can do a great deal of
work and last a long time.
I must stop. Excuse me , I had no
idea of writing a lecture. Am glad to
tell you that I am in good health.
Sincerely yours ,
Sam'l R. Heywood.
W. R. C. OFFICERS INSTALLED.
Pleasant Social Event at Alnsworth
Alnsworth , Neb. , Jan. 27. Special
to The News : The Ainsworth W. R
C. held a public installation in the
Auditorium Friday evening. The fol
lowing officers were installed by Mrs
Jennie Dather , grand installing offi
cer : Mrs. Ellen Ackerraan , president ;
Mrs. Ida Davison , S. V. ; Mrs. Lana
Pixley , J. V. ; Mrs. Fannie Godard
chaplain ; Mrs. Ella Corbitt , secretary ;
Mrs. Frankie Paine , treasurer ; ' Mrs
Margaret Alder , conductor ; Mrs. Lau
ra Chnppell , A. C. ; Mrs. Genevieve
McCoy , guard ; Mrs. Helen DcLong , A
G. ; Mrs. Anna Tollver , P. I. ; Mrs
Jennie Dather , P. C. ; color bearers :
Mrs , Mattle FInney , Mrs. Lillle Four
nler , Mrs. Hattie Daniels , Mrs. Hattle
Potter ; musician , Mrs. Edith Murphy
Following the installation a progran
was given : Song , ladies quartette
the Misses Peck and Mrs. Lillle
Phelps ; recitation "Flfer and Drum
mers Salute" Alta Williams ; reclta
tlon "Enlisted" Dorothy Ackerman ;
song "Mamma's Boy" Nora Afell ,
recitation "The Blue and the Gray'
Lucy Hennoman ; solo , Mrs. Sadie
Smith ; recitation "Our Flag" Floyc
Grayblel ; cornet solo , Robert Horre ;
address , Rev. Bassett ; song "Amer
lea" by the audience ; benediction
The attendance was good and the
applause generous. R. W. Hyers o
Lincoln , an old Grand Army man who
hat ; seen many Installations in the
cities , said that this was the fines
and best conducted one that he had
U. P. Work Reduced.
Union Pacific men in Omaha are
now working but five days a week
Vice President Mohler , In a statemen
published by the World-Herald , blames
' " ml
President Roosevelt's "reform
crobe" for the cutting _ < lo\Yjj-o . ' 'wor1r
FOUNDER OF THE TOWN OF NE-
LIQH PASSES AWAY.
WAS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OLD
A Pioneer of Nebraska Who Has Been
Prominent In Making History.
Named Town of Neligh for His
Partner , John D. Neligh.
Neligh. Neb. , Jan. 25. Special to
The News : After an Illness that ex-
ended over three months from en-
argement of the heart , Mr. WJIlIiuu
) . Lambert died at his home In this
city at 9:80 : last night.
Mr. Lambert was born at Nockamlx-
on , Bucks county , Pa. , May C , 1818.
le resided herb for a number of years
vhen he moved to the village of
Brldgeton , where lie spent his youth-
ill days. He attended the public
school nnd Milford academy in winter
I me. In the summer he worked in a
intchcr shop , and part of the time as
When the war broke out he ottered
o enlist , but was rejected on account
of disability. He then taught school
'or a year , nnd In the fall of I8G2 went
o Washington , D. C. , and was em-
iloycd In the quartermaster's depart-
nent. In the latter part of 1SC3 he
1old newspapers in th army of the
: jotomac , and In 1801 returned to Hun-
.onion county , New Jersey , and worked
on his step-father's farm and can
vassed for county maps.
In the spring of 18C6 lie came to
Omaha and worked nt different pur
suits , and was clerk and porter in a
wholesale and retail grocery store part
of the time. In March , 1869 , he went
.o West Point , Cumlng county , and
clerked In the store of Neligh , Doug-
as & Bruner , and the next year en
gaged in the hardware business in
company with A. Clemens. This firm
vas the first to start in that business
north of Fremont. He was a member
of the first village board of West Point ,
when the town was first incorporated.
In 1873 , in company with John D.
Neligh and J. B. Thompson , he came
0 Neligh and was one of the founders
of the town , which Mr. Lambert him
self named "Neligh. " He built a
store building on the town site 24x40
eet , drawing the lumber from West
'olnt. Ho also freighted a stock of
goods from that place by team , and
opened up his store the latter part of
Inly. July 4. 1873 , was celebrated by
1 dance In Mr. Lambert's store build-
tig , this being the first celebration In
the new town. Mr. Lambert continued
to deal In general merchandise until
1878 , when he sold out. In 1874 ho
sold an interest in the same to W. C.
Gallaway and the new firm also pur
chased the grist mill and saw mill ,
and about one-third of the townslte.
In June , 1892 , Mr. Lambert sold his
nterest in the mill to his partner.
January 14 , 1880 , he was appointed
by President Hayes as receiver of the
United States land office at Norfolk
and in 1884 was re-appointed by Presi
dent Arthur , continuing to hold the
office until October 1 , 1888. In poll
tics , Mr. Lambert has always been an
active republican , casting his first vote
or the re-election ot President Lin
coin in 1861. He represented Ante-
ope county in the Nebraska house of
representatives in 1877-79 , and took an
active part in the election of Alvln
Saunders to the United States senate.
During 1881 he took an active Inter
est in securing the location of Gates
college of this city , and contributed
liberally toward that enterprise. He
was elected as one of the first trustees ,
which position he held for a number
of years. He was also treasurer from
the organization of the college up to
1892 , when he resigned , having served
eleven years. At the time of his death
he was treasurer of the city of Neligh ,
which ofilce ho has held for nearly
twelve years. He was the first notary
public appointed in Antelope county ,
the date being 1874. In 1875-0 he serv
ed as postmaster in Neligh , and during
his administration it was made a mon
ey order office ,
Mr. Lambert's library contains many
volumes of history and biography and
he was one of the best Informed persona
of the state on the subject of biogra
phy. It has only been a short tlmo
ago , in conversation with The News
representative , that he wished ho could
live at least five years longer. It was
his ambition to write a history of An
telope county , a large amount of ma
terial having already been gathered
by him for the work. Ho not only had
a complete file of the Omaha Bee , but
also other state and county papers.
The deceased is survived by a wife ,
son and daughter , who were at his
bedside during the last Illness.
The funeral will bo hold tomorrow
at the house. Rev. V. F. Clark of the
Congregational church will officiate.
GREGORY HAS FIRE DEPARTMENT
Only Town In the Rosebud Country
With Modern Appliances.
Gregory , S. D. , Jan. 25. Special to
The News : Gregory now has the dis
tinction of being the only town In the
Rosebud country with modern and up
to date appllcnnces for fire protection.
A complete fire fighting apparatus has
been received this week Including
eight hundred feet of heavy three Inch
hose. On Wednesday evening about
30 young men of the city got together
and took the first stops toward or
ganizing a fire department. Jacob
Rcuther was elected chief and It was
decided to engage In a series of prac
tice runs and to select a permanent
team from among those who prove
The boys engaged In their flr - < >
tlco run today , making the necessary
hose connections In very short order
nnd the force with which they were
able to throw water was a revelation
to citizens of the town. The pressure
comes from n great concrete rose-
volr on the Unites more than 100 feet
above the level of the town , whlcl }
gives sufficient head to carry water
to the top of a ten story building.
There IB a double discharge hydrant
nt every street corner so that should
a fire break out in any part ot town
four streams of water could be read
ily brought Into play. Gregory's water
system la not surpassed by that of
any town of this size In South Dakota
and with the effective means for fight
ing fire which they have at their com
mand It Is probable that her fire de
partment will soon become ns efficient
as any In the state.
MOST HEARTILY APPLAUDED
PLAY OF THE SEASON.
GREETED BY A LARGE AUDIENCE
Miss Cameron and Her Company in
"Little Dolly Dimples , " Were Accepted -
cepted as One of the Best Big Opera
Companies Here This Season.
Grace Cameron , coming to Norfolk
with her "two act musical playlet In
terspersed with vaudeville" "Little
Dollie Dimples , " was welcomed to the
Auditorium Saturday evening by the
largest audience of the season and
the welcome that Miss Cameron re
ceived as a Nebraska girl and on ac
count of her Norfolk connections was
soon overshadowed by the spontaneous
welcome given to Grace Cameron the
actress. She won her place almost in
stantly. Norfolk was first amused , more
than amused , at Miss Cameron as the
naughty country miss untrammcled by
conventionalities , then startled at the
actress's sudden turn from rare com
edy to her tragic , heart breaking little
song , "Good Bye , Old Home , " and fin
ally fascinated as Miss Cameron burst
out on the stage as a French maid ,
who was yet Dolly Dimples afterall.
Norfolk , It is said , -was the smallest
town in which the Grace Cameron
company was booked this year. In-
cidently it is probable that no city
has "Little Dollie Dimples" been given
with more dash and vim than in Nor
folk where it was apparent that the
show folks had entered into the spirit
of the welcome accorded Miss Camer
It was a difficult task that Miss
Cameron in "Dolly Dimples" and Al
Lawrence in "Hiram Skinner" at
tempted , the lifting of the stage worn
characters , the wild country girl and
the unspeakable youth , out of the rut
of the ordinary rural comedy , but
Miss Cameron and Mr. Lawrence prov
ed their cleverness by their success.
"Little Doliie Dimples" is frankly
without plot or thread of story save
In the engaging personality that Miss
Cameron puts into Dolly Dimples. It
is in Dolly Dimples that the "playlet"
has its unity and coherence.
No comic opera that has visited
Norfolk has so frankly smacked of
the eastern vaudeville stage , where
the "new" vaudeville has outbid the
leglmate field in its efforts to secure
talent and cleverness. Of the company
which supported Miss Cameron many
had the accomplishments of the east
ern vaudeville stage and their parts
wore blended with the run of the play
in a way that delighted the big audi
ence in the Auditorium.
Will Philbrick scored one of the
real hits of the evening. Philbrick
and the chorus in "Good Bye Jennie
Jones" were called back time after
time. "No One Dreams About Me"
was the plaint of Florence Langdon
Tempest who shared honors with
The choruses were well trained , with
a masculine chorus that was some
thing of an Innovation. In dancing the
Cardownie sisters were pretty feat
"Little Dollie Dimples" was accept
ed by the audience almost with un
animity as one of the very best of the
big comic opera companies which have
visited Norfolk. And it was the most
heartily applauded play of the year.
FUNERAL OF WILLIAM LAMBERT.
Founder of the Town of Neligh Laid
to Rest Sunday Afternoon.
Neligh , Neb. , Jan. 27. Special to
The News : All that was earthly in
the person of William B. Lambert was
placed at rest in Laurel Hill cemetery
yesterday afternoon in this city.
It was the request of the deceased
that the funeral services be held at
the home and that his body remain
in ills library until taken to the last
Rev. V. F. Clark of the Congregation
al church paid a beautiful tribute to
the memory of the highly esteemed
citizen and founder of Neligh.
NEW CATHOLIC COLLEGE.
School at Spaldlng Conducted by Order -
der of St. Francis.
Monday marks the opening of a new
Catholic college in north Nebraska ,
Spaldlng college at Spaldlng , Neb.
The college is to be conducted by the
Third Order Regular of St. Francis.
The men who are to comprise the fac
ulty have been teaching in the Cath
olic parochial and high schools In
Brooklyn , N. Y. , where they are said
to have been especially effective In
fitting young men for the business
A Norfolk boy , John Koerber , Is one
of the first students In the now col-
lego. Ho left over the Union Pacific
fr - Spaldlug.
WILL M'CUBBERSON CONFESSES
TO TWO WIVES.
WIFE NO. 1 IS IN KANSAS
Wife No. 2 , to Whom He Has Been
Married Five Years , Lives In Platte
Center Prisoner Taken to Colum
bus by Sheriff Carrlg of Platte Co.
Will McCubberson , a confessed big
nmlst with one wife in Kansas and
another at Platte Center , was arrested
In Norfolk Saturday morning by Sher
iff C. J. Cnrrlg of Columbus on a war
rant from the Platte county court.
McCubberson has been In Norfolk fur
about a month , working for the rail
road and getting other odd Jobs.
U was'wife No. 1 , the Kansas wife ,
who started the trouble. The com
plaint against McCubberson , however ,
was sworn out by the father if wife
No. 2. the Pintle Center wife who Is
said to come from a prominent Platte
McCubberson has been embarked on
his second matrimonial venture about
live years. To him and his second
wife have been born one child.
After the arrest McCubberson paid
that he would attempt no defense If
unable to settle the matter with the
family of wife No. 2.
Sheriff Carrig with his prisoner left
on the morning passenger for Colum
Charles Watts was down in Hum
phrey last week to take charge of
Robert Lewis's barber shop while
Lewis was at the firemen's convention.
Miss Edith Barrett , who has been
quite sick with the grip , was not so
Ralph Sutliff of Hawarden , Iowa ,
has been In Norfolk , the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Conley and son
returned last evening from a short
visit to Wayne.
Mosaic lodge No. 55 , A. F. & A. M. ,
has been called to a special meeting
Monday evening for work in the M. M.
degree. A full attendance was de
Earle Blakemau has resigned his po
sition with the Northwestern as
freight clerk to accept a position with
the Norfolk Transfer and Storage
Harold Gow resumes his work In
the state university this week , after
having been out of school one semes
ter. He is taking the electrical engi
Sheriff J. J. Clements of Madison
was in Norfolk Saturday. Sheriff
Clements is engaged in notifying the
jurymen who have been selected for
jury work at the coming term of court.
Laurel Advocate : Miss Amelia
Preusker of Norfolk , a niece of the
Mittelstadt brothers , is a guest at the
E. R. Mittelstadt home. She will pro
bably remain in Laurel about a month.
Wisner Cronicle : Two vlcitims of
the Boyertown theater tragedy were
the niece and nephew of Landlord J.
A. Carver of the Green Tree hotel at
West Point. The unfortunates were
aged 10 and 23 years respectfully and
were the children of A. P. Carver , a
resident of Lloycrtown.
The "Flying Squadron" of the T.
P. A. comes to Norfolk next Saturday.
Charging that his wife made two
attemps to poison him , Ell II. Hoshaw
has filed a petition for a divorce in
the district court In Holt county. The
occasions of the alleged attempts to
poison arc claimed to have been on
the eleventh and sixteenth of Jan
uary. The wife's name is Sally Betsey
George Stalcup , who is putting up
ice for a number of local customers *
from his pond near the old" sugar fac
tory , will finish his ice cutting this
week. Ice for the Northwestern is
not to be put in Norfolk this winter.
Arrangements had been made to fur
nish the railroad company Ice from
the Fred Boche lake south of the city
but the ice on the lake is entirely too
thin for the company's use. The
Northwestern is getting its ice at
Valentine. A number of cars of ice
have already been shipped into Nor
folk from there.
Attorney H. F. Barnhart of Norfolk
states that ho has been asked to as
sist in the prosecution of ex-Sheriff
Johnson Dettmnn , charged with the
murder of his partner , ex-Shoriff
George Taylor of Fairfax , S. D. Mr.
Barnhart was engaged by relatives of
the murdered man to assist in the
prosecution. Attorney Davis of Wayne
will also assist in the prosecution.
The trial will bo held In April. Barn
hart , who has been at his room in
the Pacific hotel , since the recent op
eratlon , was able to be out on the
avenue for the first Ime Saturday af/
ternoon. He was able to walk with
the use of a cane.
Lost : William Dyer of Oakland ,
a boy of seventeen who never smokes
or chows. Return If found and get
$50 reward. It was on Decemebor 9 ,
1907 that William Ernest Dyer left
his Cumlng county home eight miles
west of Oakland to go to a school
house nearby. Circulars stating that
he has never been seen since , give the
following dlscrlptlon : "William Ern
set Dyer , ago 17 , height Cft. 8 In. ,
weight about 125 or 130 ibs. , light com
plexion , blue eyes , largo nose , dark
hair , never smokes or chows , had on
light weight suit of clothes , high top
shoes laced In front. Always lived on
a farm , It is possible he Is living under
an assumed name.
Valentino , Neb. , Jan. 27. Special
The News : Unother ruf e-00
ciirreil R" iy i ' ; , . ,
\ The mcf.1 who has escaped the
team belonging to F. Urolns ran away ,
starting at the depot and making n
spectacular finish nt a corner electric
light post. The horses were hitched
to a heavy freight wagon and at the
time they started there was no one In
It. On turning the corner tho'wngon
struck the post , breaking it In two
places and smashing the arc light to
pieces. The post was replaced that
afternoon nnd a new arc put In before
the power was turned on.
Some stranger while skating at the
roller rink last night fell and broke
two bones In his leg. Ills homo Is nt
Wood Lnko and he was employed on
the Ice here.
NORFOLK YOUNG MEN TO JOIN
THE STANTON MILITIA.
FOUR SQUADS OF THE COMPANY
Twelve Have Already Signified Their
Intention of Enlisting and There is
Room for Twenty-three More Nor
folk Section of Thlrty.five Men.
The plan to organize four squads of
the Stanton militia company In Nor
folk which has been under considera
tion for several weeks , is to bo carried
through at once. Chris Anderson ,
who is already a member of Company
U , the Stanton company , has charge of
the organization or the Norfolk end of
the Stanton organization.
In canvassing for names twelve
young men have already been secured.
In addition to the twelve who have
already signified their Intention of en
listing in the national guard in ac
cordance with the new plan , twenty-
three other militiamen nre needed to
till out the four squads desired.
These names will probably bo secured
from the men who were to become
members of the militia company which
was to have been organized hero last
The organization of four squads of
the Stauton company in Norfolk will
put about half the company In Norfolk.
The Norfolk section will consist of
thirty-live men , twenty-eight enlisted
men , four corporals , two sergeants
and a musician.
When the prospects for a Norfolk
militia company did not look very
good last fall the scheme was laid
aside. Believing , however , thajt a half
company is better than no company
at all , the new scheme was proposed
and has found favor.
Just One Drunk
A man from the southwest part of
Adams county who was brought be
fore the insanity board on a complaint
charging Inebrlacy declared in an ex
tenuation that lie had been drunk only
twice in two weeks , according to the
"Were you drunk last Thursday ? "
ho was asked.
"Yes , " responded the witness.
"And were you drunk Friday ? "
"Yes , I was a little intoxicated Fri
"How about your condition on Satur
day ? "
"It was about the same. "
"And on Sunday ? "
"Well I wasn't exactly sober. "
"But you said you were drunk only
twice In two weeks ? "
"That is true. It was all one drunk. "
The man was committed to the state
hospital at Lincoln to be treated for
alcoholism. He is 75 years old and
has a pension of $40 , besides an allow
ance of $50 for a new arm each third
He was taken to the state hospital
yesterday and on the way from the
station in Lincoln to the institution
he saw a wagon load of barrels drawn
by four horses.
"See those barrels , Mack ? " ho ask
ed of Sheriff McCIeery. "I've drunk
about four times that much since the
OPENING AT O'NEILL.
The Function ! Was a Success From a
In words of compliment which
counts the most , "beautiful , " "pretty , "
"charming" or "handsome ? " If a
"beautiful gown" scores eight points
what of a "very elaborate gown , " a
"beautiful costume" and a "charming ,
pretty gown ? "
The grand opening and ball at
O'Neill's new Knights of Columbus
hall was one of the most important
social events In north Nebraska. The
O'Neill Independent scooped Its com
petitors on the opening with an ac
count given in metropolitan detail. It
was done by the society repotfer and
rovcaled in taffeta , duchess satin ,
chantllla lace , mulle , crepe do helne ,
voile , messaline , chemlssett of net ,
applique , albatross , panama cloth nnd
the like. Sixty gowns were described
In detail with a Judicious array of
Statistics of the O'Neill ball reveal
the fact that ten ladles wore beautiful
gowns while nine appeared In very
pretty gowns. Seven of the gowns
were elaborate and two very elabor
ate. One gown was very beautiful.
Five were pretty. Four gowns were
elegant , much to the rapture and con
tent of the owners. Two were becom
ing nnd one very becoming. Ono was
nent , one very neat. Two were charmIng -
Ing , one very charming. Three were
handsome , one very handsome. Ten
were not classified.
It also appears that twenty-eight
women wore "gowns ; " fifteen , "cos
tumes ; " a few , "dresses ; " and the
rest "unclassified. "
Many of the men wore full evening
sulta to the Joy of the society reporter.
It really looks as though some wo-
will marry anybody , just to got
LAUREL RUNAWAY YOUTHS ARE
LOCATED IN SIOUX CITY.
ESCORTED HOME BY MARSHAL
Boys Won't Go Gunning For Indians
Any More , for a Police Station Is
More Frightful Than a Band of Sav
ages to a Small Boy.
Tholr Indian hunt ended Carl Coot/ ,
age thirteen , and Willie Stukns , a year
or KO older , have been found In Sioux
City and escorted back to I nurel by
the t-wn marshal , J. D. West.
West followed the Uuirel Indd to
Norfolk where they had become dis
couraged over the apparent scarcity
of Indians and expressed their rlllo
and shot gun back home. From Nor
folk , Marshal West traced the lads to
Sioux City , where ho lost the trail.
But another clue took the marshal
to Sioux City and ho found the young
Indian hunters lodged In n cheap roomIng -
Ing house. The boys admitted seeing
the pursuing marshal ! earlier In the
week on his Ilrst visit but said that
they had avoided the enemy by run
ning down to the river nnd hiding.
Out In the cold world with only $1.50
left In their treasury , the little fellows
wore planning to continue their trip
Hut the Laurel boys won't come
through Norfolk again gunning for
Indians. A police station Is more
frightful than Indians to a small boy
and ( lie boys looked around in the
Sioux City jail for an hour or two.
The little fellows had boon away
from home about n weelc and Laurel
was under something of n tension till
word of iiiem came from the town
GIFTED WITH AN INSTINCT
Thought Train Dispatcher Did Not
Know Local Trains.
A Northwestern train dispatcher and
Ills wife boarded the Sioux City train
nt the Junction and alighted at the
Northwestcrn's lip-town station , the
other passengers waiting for the M.
& O. station.
"Now there are two more people
who got on the wrong train and will
have to go back to the Junction , " said
a woman ns the railroad man left the
train , "someone does It every day. I
knew those young people were on the
wrong train the minute they got on.
1 have that kind of instinct. "
A NORTH NEBRASKA BIRD
Live Bald Eagle in Omaha Captured
at Naper After Battle.
At the rooms of the Eagles club in
South Omaha may be seen a real live
bald eagle. He was captured about
ten days ago near Naper , Boyd county
Nebraska , near the Dakota line , In a
A big piece of fresh meat was used
for bait , and as the bird swooped down
upon it the trap was sprung and the
eagle held by the toe of one of its feet.
John Anderson of Nnper was the trap
per and ho had a terifllc battle when
he went to place the eagle in captivity
The eagle was presented to August
Radzuwcit , traveling representative of
the .letter Brewing company. He has
toft the bird with the Eagle club in
South Omaha and the members have
provided an immense cage for it.
Anyone sending a sketch ntid dtiicrlptmn mn >
quickly ascertain onr opinion free whether nn
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