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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NBWfc-JOUKNAL FJUl'AY ' JUNK 25 180U
\ Farm Drops Into Mlnour'l.
Nebraska City , Nob. , Juno 21. The
Missouri river nt tlilw point IB higher
thnn It IIIIH been for several years
anil much of tlio lowlands nro under
wnlor. lolo\v ) this city tlio bnnka
nro cutting nway quite rapidly and already -
ready one farm linn been washed Into
tlio turbulent flood and considerable
other land la threatened.
Tlio storm of last Wednesday In the
vicinity of Julian , did moro damage
than was llrst reported. Several
farina were stripped of their crops
by the hall and othcrtJ wore ruined
by the Hood of that day. No cstl-
mate can bo placed on the damage
done. Many of the bridges are out
and ono cannot get over tlio district
, Democratic Dinner at Kearney.
Kearney , Nob. , Juno 21. The dollar
dinner of democrats hero was notable
for Its absentees. Richard L. Mot-
calfo and Dr. F. L. Hull wore not pres
ent. Governor Shallenborgor and Ar
thur Mullen wore star performers.
The governor rapped bankers trying
to nullify the guaranty law and said
ho would continue to fight liquor Inter
ests. Ho said only ono democrat had
over been elected president , despite
the fact that there are moro demo
crats today than over. This was In
terpreted as saying that piesont demo
crats nro not supporting Bryan.
McSHANE NOT GUILTY.
O'Neill Jury Says He Was Not Im
plicated In Hog Stealing.
District court will reconvene at
O'Neill on July 10.
In the recent session of the court
M. F. Harrington was awarded $352
by the Jury as attorney's fees from
John Iledlund for legal services ren
dered In the celebrated Boyd county
school land case.
The state case against Chrla M.
Ernst was dismissed.
Prank McShane was declared not
guilty of complicity In the Atkinson
hog stealing case , the trial being be
fore a district court Jury.
THIS INDIAN BUYS FARM.
Adds Equal Amount to Improvements
and Will Farm to a Finish.
Burke Gazette : When In Burke last
Saturday Oplo Chambers told the
Gazette of an unusual deal In real
estate. Ho recently sold to Charles
Frazlor a fine quarter section of land
Mn Trlpp county. Mr. Frazler paid
cash for the land and will Immediately
spend an equal amount In Improve
ments and proceed to farm It to a
finish. The unusual thing about this
Is that Mr. Frnzlor is a full blooded
Indian. Heretofore Indians have fig
ured in the real estate deals only as
sellers , and nobody has considered
them as possible buyers. The Incident
simply shows that white men have
no monopoly on progress ; the red man
is progressing too. , There was a time
when ho was an untutored savage ;
later ho was "Poor Lo , " 'the govern
ment ward ; now a good many of them
nre Mr. Affluent fcnrmer and Respect
SHIP BADLY USED UP.
Starboard Bow Cut Down to Water's
Edge In Collision.
Shields , Eng. , June 21. The steam
er Harblebool arrived hero today bad
ly damaged , with , the. starboard bow
cut down to the -water's edge as the
result of a collision with an unknown
boat near Dover.
It appears certain that the Harble
bool was the boat that collided with
c. Gregory Beats Lamro.
4 Gregory , S. D. , Juno 21. Special to
' The News : Gregory 3 , Lamro 2. Lam
A1' ro went to Gregory to play a return
? game , but instead was lined ui
; against Butte , Spencer and Valentine
Neb. , Carlock , Herrlck and Colome , S
This was Lnmro's first defeat this
season. They won eight games , los
Would Be the County Copper.
A Madison county man named Pen
ny yearns to be the county copper.
And as he subscribes for , advertises
In and gets his' cards printed nt the
Press office ho may be safely-consld
ered on the right ( scent. ) Norfolk
Beg leave to add that since he If
neither a subscriber of nor advertises
in the oldest democratic paper in the
county , it's evident he's n counterfeit
Battle Creek Enterprise.
Nellgh Dry , Pump Gives Out.
Nellgh , Nob. , Juno 21. Special tc
The News : * In case or a serious ilr
In this city today there would bo nc
help available by the waterworks sys
tern. Yesterday forenoon the pumi
at the city plant gave out , which compelled
polled Water Commissioner Sholdoi
to cut off the water from the city a
the stand pipe and to be used only it
case of fire. Mr. Sheldon stated las
evening that there was only nhou
' thirty feet In the stand pipe at thn
Ml' time , and In case of a big fire woulc
only last a couple of hours nt the bos
If the lire department was forced tc
use tnreo nozzles.
The city council and property own
ers of Nollgh ore now up against th
real thing. The pumping plant thn
has been in service for over llfteei
years should have been discarded loni
ago , ns hundreds of dollars annunll.
has been spent In keeping it in repair
Mayor Staple says : "We have a se
rious proposition to solve , one tha
the citizens of Noligh are deeply interested
terestod in at th'Is time , and shoul
Join hands with the council at one
to assist them in purchasing the re
quired machinery to better the cond
tlon of flre protection and securing a
abundance of pure drinking water. "
The council Is to meet tomorrov
eight , when a bond proposition an
ordinance * wlll be- presented and
Hissed , After Its publication Itwill
> o up to the people to vote "yes" or
no" within the next month whether
he city shall extend Its-water mains
nd Improve the pumping plant or not.
From tollable Information it Is ( Unt
il that the boiler now In use Is of a
oaky condition and unsafe for any
inn attempting to run the engine nt
high pressure of steam. Owing to
lie complete breakdown , Nellgh was
vlthout electric lights last night. The
ghtlng plant uses the city water.
L. W. Gorton , druggist of Children ,
nd Mlsa Jennie Ellis , superintendent
f Instruction of Dnwca county , gave
liclr friends tlio slip and wore mar
led at Andrews , Sioux county , No-
> raska , by Elder J. D Clark of the
lothodlst Episcopal church.
i Miss Zlnk Again a Candidate.
Miss Florence Zlnk will seek re-oloc-
Ion ns county superintendent of Holt
county. It Is stated that she had not
Intended to become a candidate until
pressure was brought at the county In
Some One Raises BUI at Osmond.
Plorco Leader : 7ho state of No-
> raska against Richardson was the
Itlo of a case which consumed a good
leal of time. In the county court on
Vednosdny and Thursday of last
voek. Up at Osmond some ono had
assed a bogus check on Becker &
Sons , merchants of that town. By
nenns of a pencil a ? 1 bill had been
nlsed to represent' ? 10. 'Suspicion
olntcd to L. Richardson , a member of
he Richardson quartet , who arc glv-
ng singing-lessons at Osmond. On
omplalnt of County Attorney Stewart ,
Uchnrdson was arrested and brought
o Pierce , the charge against him bo
ng the passing of counterfeit money.
Vfter listening to the testimony , Judge
Celley decided that the evidence was
not sufficient to hold the defendant
iiid he was discharged. A good deal
Interest was taken In this case , a
Jnitcd States marshal being in at-
endnnce , as is always the case when
my of the gbvernment's property is
Attorney Leedom of Osmond ap
peared as counsel for Richardson. He
s also editor of the Republican at Os-
nond and speaking in his paper of
his case says : "It Is Indeed deplor
able that this mistake was made. Mr.
Uchnrdson announces that suit for
15,000 damages will be Instituted at
once. What the outcome will be is
Railway Age-Gazette : An officer
vrltes that , preliminary surveys and
some of the right-of-way has been
secured. The projected route Is from
Wllllston , N. D. , on the Great Northern -
ern , southeast to Dickinson , on the
Northern Pacific , also from Mlnot , on
he Great Northern and Minneapolis ,
St. Paul \ & Sault Ste. Marie , south-
vest to Dickinson , thence south , cross-
ng the Chicago , Milwaukee & Puget
Sound at Reeder , N. D. , to Rapid City ,
S. D. , which Is reached by the Chicago
cage , Milwaukee & Puget Sound , the
hicngo & Northwestern and the
Rapid City , Black Hills & Western.
Contracts are to be let In July for
gratllng and work started about July
10. It is expected to finish G10 miles
within a year. Arrangements are
now being made to sell ? 12,500,000 of
twenty-year gold bonds , to complete
construction and equip the line. The
work will not be difficult , as the line
follows rolling prairie for most of the
way , and win Include four steel
bridges. Charles F. Merry , manager ,
Dickinson , N. D.
Battle Creek Enterprise : A couple
of prominent Norfolk business men
were arrested the other day for throw
ing rubbish Into the street. They
claim to bo victims of political perse
cution. At any rate , there seems to
bo n desire on the part of Norfolk of
ficials to enforce the ordinances for a
Tllden Citizen : Norfolk is making
great preparations for a Fourth ol
July celebration. Ono of the major at
tractions Is to bo a captive balloon
ascent. The balloon will bo attached
to 5,000 feet of rope. The aeronaul
will make the ascent without guards
or parachute. When nearly a mile In
the air ho will take n 500-foot fall on a
looped rope. A trapeze will bo at
tached and the balloonist will perform
on the trapeze ns he slides the re
malulng 4,500 feet to the ground.
Northwestern Brakeman Injured.
While coupling two freight cars , W
II. Risnoy of Fremont , n Northwestern
brnkeman , was painfully crushed In
the yards at Bonnlngton. The coup
ling on ono of the cars stuck and Rls
new kicked at it with his foot. His
foot caught. Rlsney Is unmarried
His Injury was said not to bo serious
Sermon In a Lynch Saloon.
Services In north Nebraska saloons
nre becoming popular.
Following the church service In r
Butte saloon. Rev. A. K. Edwards , ai
evangelist , widely advertised a churol
service to bo hold In the Midway sa
loon nt Lynch last Saturday afternoon
"Ladles cordially Invited to attend , '
rend tlio announcement.
THIS BRAKEMAN UNLUCKY.
L. L. Case of Northwestern has Sue
cession of Accidents.
Long Pine Journal : L. L. Case , n
Northwestern passenger brakeman
was quite badly injured by the ex
plodtng of a gas tank a short time
ago. He was about to leave Chadror
when a leak was found in the tnnl
which supplies gas for lighting the
coaches , when a careless bystandei
held a lantern near the tank and Ig
nlted the escaping gas. As a result
MY. Case was quite badly burnec
about the face , with a very narrow es
capo with his sight. Abcut a week
after the accident and before these
wounds healed and the bandages had
been removed from his face , ho had
the misfortune to get * hla left hand In
n drawbar and as n result the little
igor had to bo amputated , the opera-
Ion being performed by Dr. Me-
vtilght last Tuesday morning. The
'oung man Is certainly having his
share of bad luck.
Wind Damage at Bassett.
Bassdtt , Nob. , Juno 21. Special to
The News : A severe wind and rain
storm passed over various parts of
lock county last evening , doing con-
ildcrablo damage , at least in Bassett ,
The country has not been heard
rom yet , and communication with out
side points Is dlfllciiH.
In Bnssott the largo hay barn of
. .ovlnsky & Llpmnn was i total loss.
Vlso the smaller barn of Jacox Bros.
The opera house was damaged to
ho extent of having its battlement
mrtly blown off.
Welcome Rain at Nellgh.
NollKh , Nob. , Juno 21. Special to
The News : A welcome rain visited
his vicinity early last night. The
clouds at ono tlrno wore of n threaten-
ng nature and indicated that n cyclone -
clone was approaching. IJowover , It
simmered down and the looked for
storm did not develop.
Lightning Kills Boy.
Clerwater , Neb. , Juno 21. Special
o The News : During a thunder
storm about 3 o'clock yesterday after
noon Johnny Gokee , 15-year-old son of
Conard Gokee , a farmer living about
eight miles southwest of town , was
struck by lightning and instantly
His younger brother , who accompa
nied him , was also struck and badly
burned but it is thought that ho will
The boys were fishing in a slough on
Clearwater creek in Will Hord'a pas
ture at the time the storm came up.
A heavy rainstorm , accompanied by
.hunder , lightning and heavy wind , vis-
ted thla section last evening between
9 and 10 o'clock , coming from the west.
\o serious damage from wind or light
ning has been reported , and the rain
proved very welcome to farmers , as
crops were needing rain.
SET OAKDALE DIVORCE ASIDE.
Husband Had Married Again-and Now
Has Two Wives.
Oakdale Sentinel : The divorce
granted to Ed. Moore recently , In dls-
: rict court , was last week set aside
by Judge Welch. Since the granting
of the decree Moore has taken unto
ilmself a second wlfo and now he
Inds himself muchly married. Mrs.
Moore does not object to the loss of
3d. , but she insists that she Is entitled
: o the bill , and the chances nre good
: hat she will be successful. The case
will be heard at the fall term of court
Fell From Windmill at O'Neill.
Henry Mills fell twenty feet from
ttie top of a windmill tower near the
O'Neill roundhouse , sustaining a frac
ture of the .left leg between the knee
nnd the hip and a compound fracture
of the right leg Just above the ankle .
His 'fall was caused by the windmill
wheel coming loose. The heavy wheel
fell about a foot from his head and
sank about n foot Into the ground
from the force of the fall.
North Nebraska Deaths.
Fred Britzke , a farmer living north
east of Stnnton who died of old age ,
was born In Germany , locating in
Stanton in 1870. The remains were
laid beside his wife in the Koch ceme
tery at Stanton , who died nineteen
The funeral of Florence Sullivan ,
who died nt O'Neill last week , took
place Wednesday , the remains being
Interred at the Catholic cemetery at
The funeral of E. G. Durham , who
died at the homo of his son E. W.
Durham at Elgin , was held Tuesday
afternoon from the M. E. church at
Elgin. The funeral services were
conducted by Rev. Mr.'Adams of Alns-
worth. Among the relatives present
were : Mrs. Lizzie Brener of Norfolk
and Mrs. Charles C. Wilson of Pierce.
Anoka Has Saloon Row.
Anoka has a saloon row , which
have been common over north Ne
braska this year. T. E. Keeffe has
filed a remonstrance against L. J.
, Walsh. H. M. Bnrnhart of Norfolk
will represent Walsh at the hearing
Earl E. Housh of Nellgh and Miss
Audrey Ledora Maben 01 Elgin were
married last week and will Hvo in
John S. Martfeldt and Miss Jose
phine Pruss were married at the
homo of the bride's parents ten miles
north of O'Neill.
SCHOOL CONTEST AT GREGORY.
High School Building Will Be Located
In Gregory Heights Addition.
Gregory Advocate : Tuesday oc
curred the annual school election and
It was the most exciting campaign
that has been Avaged on school affairs
for some time. Last year only about
twenty-seven votes were cast. The
question that caused the interest this
year was the location of the high
school building. There wore two lo
cations to bo voted upon , ono being In
Gregory Heights addition and the oth
er being In the park , when the vote
was taken it was found that the park
location had won out by a majority ol
fifty-four votes. Ono hundred and
twenty-seven votes were cast for the
park location , seventy-two for Gregory
Heights and ono for the Slaughter
block , adjoining the park on the south ,
For officers , 185 votes were cast , the
vote being as follows :
For members of the board , one
year : C. E. U. Oldnam , 55 ; W. Adams ,
131 ! C. N. Wolfe , C5 ; P. M. Hurlbert ,
122 , *
For members of the board , two
years : A. J , Wllcox , 124 ; Tom Carey ,
CO ; W. D. Wilson , 124 ; Snm Osier , 50 ,
For members of the board , throe
years : W. C. Grllllths , 01 ; V. Olmor.
For treasurer : R. R. Johnson , 4t ;
Tom Carey , IOC.
FOUR INCHES OF HAIL AT ELI.
Cherry County Storm Does Great Dam
Ell , Neb. , Juno 21. A hall and rain
storm , the heaviest over Known in
this portion of Cherry county , passed
over here. Seven inches of rain fell
In loss than two hours ; For an hour
the rain was accompanied by hall.
When the storm subsided the ground
was covered with hailstones to the
depth of about four Inches. Many of
them were of the size of small oranges.
Chickens thai were unable to find shel
ter wore all killed , as wore many
calves and colts , having been polled
to death by hailstones. On the ranch
of C. H. WalwoHh , a mlle south of
town the roof of n new barn was
pounded full of holes nnd the shingles
on the house wore pelted off , split and
torn from their fastenings.
All of the crops In thin portion of
Cherry county nro totally destroyed
and oven the prairie grass Is cut so
badly that It Is dying.
PETERSON VERY ILL.
Father of Madison County Treasurer.
Funeral of Judge Moyer.
Madison , Neb. , Juno 21. Special to
The News : County Treasurer F. A.
Peterson was summoned to the bed
side of his father , who is very sick and
not expected to live. Mr. Peterson
started at once in an automobile to
Battle Creek , whore his father resides.
When the board of equalization con-
vanes Monday afternoon , there prom
ises to be an Interesting session. The
county clerk , by the direction of the
board has written to n number of per
sons over the county , representing
large business interests , to appear be
fore the board Monday afternoon and
show cause why the assessment of the
Interests they represent should not be
Increased. County Attorney Nichols
Is also requested to be present to ad
vise the board as to the legal status
of questions arising In connection with
The funeral services of Judge M. J.
Meyer of this city were held from the
Methodist Episcopal church , Dov. D.
W. McGregor , his pastor , conducting
the same. The attorneys of the city ,
Messrs. Allen , Nichols , McDuffle , Fos
ter , Reed nnd Dowllng , and W. H.
Field , clerk of the district court , were
the pallbearers. There were many
beautiful floral offerings. A large con
course of friends and acquaintances
followed the remains to the Clausson
cemetery for Interment Burt Mapes
of Norfolk and F. M. Cooklngham of
Humphrey attended the funeral.
Judge Bates issued a marriage li
cense to John A. Johnson of Rockford ,
III. , and Miss Clara M. Rudat of Nor
folk. Mr. Johnson , who Is a traveling
salesman and now located at Rockford ,
formerlyllved at Norfolk and is well
and favorably known there. Miss Ru
dat is one of Norfolk's popular young
ladles. Mr. Johnson and his bride will
reside at Rockford , 111.
DIERS FAMILY REUNION.
Eleven Brothers and Their Families
Carry Out Annual Custom.
Fullerton , Neb. , Juno 21. The an
nual Dlers family reunion v as held in
Fullerton at the home of John Dlers.
The mercantile firm of Dlers Bros , is
well known In commercial cjrcles
throughout Nebraska and Iowa , 'theie
being many stores operated by this
firm In these states. It is a custom of
the family for the eleven brothers and
one slstor to meet each year with
their children and grandchildren to
honor the aged parents now living e.t
Louisville , Neb. Autos brought the
young people from Wolbach , Ulysses ,
Humphrey , Gresham and Madison ,
while the others of the family were
met with autos at the station. Over
fifty members were received at the
Dlers homo by Mr. and Mrs. John
Dlers and their two dnuirhtera , Mrs.
Fred Fuller and Mrs. Frank Arnold.
The day was spent in visiting and the
evening given over to music and danc
ing , the Dlers boys being especlallj
proficient In music.
BONACUM IS MOBBED.
Ulysses , Neb. , June ID. Right Rov.
Bishop Boimcum , of the Catholic diocese
cese of Lincoln , and Father Obrlen of
Eeward and Father Kllno of Bralnard
and Dwlght were driven from this
village by nn angry mob of between
200 and 250. people.
The bishop and his priests had came
to Ulysses to formerly take possession
of the church here over which Father
Murphy has held charge. Sympa
thizers of Fnthei ; Murphy , both Catho
lics and non-Catholics , joined In the
mob and would have done violence to
the bishop and his party had It not
been for the strenuous elforts of Fath
er Murphy who counselled the mob to
do no violence and who requested that
the visitors bo left alone.
So threatening however was the
aspect that Father O'Brien secured
n livery rig and taking Bishop
Boimcum nnd Father Kllno left in
the direction of David City.
Forced to Get Out and Walk. '
This rig was followed in an auto
mobile by church enemies of the
bishop. The rig was overtaken three
miles from town nnd the bishop nnd
priests were forced to get out and
walk and the liveryman was made to
drive back to Ulysses without his
When last seen the bishop and his
party were walking along tue road to
ward David City. They were not
harmed , but threats were made to
"egg them , " "mob them" nnd to treat
them to various Indignities.
The trouble had Its origin In the
long church feud between Bishop
Bonacum nnd Rev. William Murphy ,
for several years priest In control of
the parishes of Ulysses and So ward ,
Bishop Bonacum excumtnunlcated
Father Murphy , was sustained at
Homo and secictly secured n ruling
In the courts ousting Father Murphy
irom the parish property. The ma
jority of the parishioners throughout
the long controversy have stood with
the priest , the trustees at Seward at
different times refusing to permit
priests sent by the bishop to occupy
The storm broke out last night when
Bishop Bonacum , accompanied by
Fathers O'Brien and Kline , came to
Install them respectively nt Ulysses
Father O'Brien was sent out from
the hotel to reconnoltcr. Ho found
tl-e church strongly guarded nnd the
spect threatening. It was then de
cided to hold the formal ceremonies
oC taking possession of the church at
the hotel and this formality was bo-
Father Murphy Makes Plea.
The mob on the outside of the hotel
grow threatening. Threats were made
to "egg" the bishop , and at the most
critical moment when It seemed that
violence would bo done , Father Mur
phy arrived and pleaded with the people
ple to commit no breach of the peace
and to acquit themselves as law-abid
Ho asked the people to protect
from any violence the bishop and the
priests while Father O'Brien arranged
for n rig to take them out of the
Almost before the crowd know what
was being done , the bishop nnd the
two priests were loaded Into a livery
rig and started for the country road
for David City was made.
Auto Starts In Pursuit.
The livery rig started away at a
lively pace and It was some time be
fore the automobile carrying repre-
sensatlves of Fnthy Murphy's flock
was made ready to start.
The personnel of the automobile
party has been kept a secret. The
story told by the liveryman who re
turned soon after without his passen
gers was that he was overtaken on
the road and his passengers were or
dered to get out and walk , which they
did , and the liveryman was ordered
to turn about and drive to Ulysses
without loss of time.
Took Refuge at Farm House.
It was late last night that Bishop
Bonacum and the priests went to a
farm house for protection nnd engaged
n farmer to take them to David City.
They had not arrived at the latter
place at a late hour.
Over An Inch of Welcome Ralnv
A welcome rain , amounting to 1:10 :
Inches , visited Norfolk Sunday after
noon , preceded by a wind and dust
storm which blew down several arc
lights and trees.
The tent In which the large horse ,
"Nebraska Queen , " is housed , was also
blown down and for a while it was
thought it would be blown away alto
gether , but after some lively work on
the part of the owners of the tent , who
came out with only a drenching , the
tent was propped up again.
The lightning and wind demoralized
telegraph and telephone communica
tion for some time and a number of
people had to go to bed In the darken
on account of some of the electric
light wires being broken.
An unknown woman , a stranger In
the city , was overcome by the heat on
Madison avenue , Just before the storm.
She soon recovered.
Captured Phone Office.
Bonesteel Herald : Interstate tele
phone lines were tied up Friday and
no service rendered throughout the
The trouble arose over a misunder
standing between the Krotter com
pany and Former Manager Wood-
worth over salary and bills. Wood-
worth took possession of the telephone -
phone office and refused service to
customers of the lines. Warrants
' were Issued and both Woodworth and
his wlfo were put under arrest. The
keys were turned over to the com
pany and the prisoners were discharg
ed. Misses Lova Pope of Herrlck and
Nina Gray of this city are now In
charge of the office.
Mrs. O. W. Schaefer of Clinton , la. ,
is visiting at the home of Mr. nnd
Mrs. John Welsh , on South Third
street. She is on her way to their
claim in Trlpp county.
Mrs. J. L. Baugh and Mrs. Sherman
Wllley leave tomorrow noon to visit
at Grand Island , Hastings , Beatrice
and Cedar Rapids , la. While at Bea
trice they will attend the wedding of
Mrs. Wllloy's brother.
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy S. Nethoway of
Wahoo came last evening to spend a
week with their parents , Mr. and Mrs.
E. Netheway. Miss Sophia Nethcway
of West Point cnmo to spend Sunday
with her grandparents.
Among the out-of-town visitors in
Norfolk nro : L. A. Bnumnn and wife ,
Valentino ; R. B. MoFndon , Chndron ;
John Howard nnd wife , Dallas , S. D. :
E. F. Hans , Battle Creek ; F. Dolezal ,
Fremont ; F. J. Pratt , Humphrey ; H.
D. Miller , Stanton ; Charles Tubb ,
Ponca ; John L. Howe , Crelghton ; L.
S. Westcott , Dallas , S. D. ; Fred F ,
Nye , Stanton ; William Webster , Wan-
sa ; Geo. Peak , Anoka ; Joss Swogger ,
Dallas , S. D. ; Mrs. George Lochman ,
Columbus ; B. Green , Creston ; H. H.
Howarth , West Point ; George H. Pat
terson , Pilgor.
Mra. M. D. Wheeler and son visited
relatives at Oakdale last week.
Mrs. Sanford Taylor was al Atkln
son Thursday and Friday visiting at
the homo of A. W. Miller.
Burt Mnpes and Family and Dr ,
Frank Q , Baiter and family of Plerc *
All eyes arc now turned toward Seattle.
The eost of this marvelous undertaking has
reached the $10,000,000 mark.
It's the most beautiful and instructive fair
ever held. You'll always he glad you went.
Unexcelled train service and low round trip
rates viu the
"Tho Safe Road to Travel'
Electric Block Signals-
Get booklets and further
E. L. LOMAX , General Passenger Agent ,
Union Pacific Railroad Company ,
OMAHA , NEBRASKA
will leave Tuesday for an outing of
ten days or two weeks at Miller's dam
on Long Pine creek , twenty miles
John Dlnklo was nt Meadow Grove
last week , spending n day visiting his
sister , Mrs. Herman Sheer.
Miss Margnretlm Bocck arrived
homo last evening from two weeks
spent In Omaha and Utlca.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Raymor arrived
homo from Washington , Kan. , Satur
day , accompanied by Max Donman ,
who will visit a few weeks.
Miss Adalyno Klentz arrived Sat
urday noon for a three weeks' visit
in Norfolk before going out to the
'Pacific ' coast.
John R. Hays 1ms returned from
Missouri , whe're ho was called from n
Denver visit by the death of his
mother. Mrs. Hays will bo homo the
latter part of this week.
Burt Mapcs was In Madison on busi
Harry Hartford loft Saturday night
for n week's bass fishing south of
J. C. Klmball , who was reported
very seriously 111 with the measles , Is
resting easier today.
Lick Carstensen , foreman baker
of Hutchlnson Bros. , resigned his po
sition on account of falling health.
Dr. H. L. Kindred of Meadow Grove ,
while In Norfolk last week , purchased
n fine five-passenger Studebaker auto
C. B. Salter is said to hold the low
score at the Country club golf links
at this time , having made the nine-hole
course in 04 Saturday.
Several prominent Masons from
O'Neill nre expected In Norfolk
Wednesday evening to attend the
meeting of Mosaic lodge , No. 55 , A.
F. & A. M.
Burke Gazette : Evidently Kid Jen
sen don't want anything to do with
our man Taylor at least Taylor has
lenrd nothing from his challenge is
sued three weeks ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Winter are
expected here from Owassa , Wls. , with
in the next few days to spend the sum
mer vacation with Mr. Winter's pa
rents , Mr. and Mrs. Herman Winter ,
north of Long Pine.
Oakdale Sentinel : J. A. Sutton ar
rived from Chicago. He has been
working for the express -company
there , but didn't like It. He went to
Norfolk the first of the week to re
sume his old job as bill clerk and
Rev. John Witte had charge of the
impressive confirmation charges at
St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran church Sun
day morning , when a class of eighteen
young people were confirmed It was
the first Juno confirmation. School
closed a week ago at St. Pr.ul's church.
The services were very beautiful.
The funeral of Mrs. Sarah C. Jphn-
son , wife of Swan Johnson , who died
on Friday , took place Sunday after
noon at 4:30 : p. m. Friends of Mrs.
Johnson moro thnn filled their homo
and tribute to the dead woman was
further expressed In many floral offer
ings. The funeral sermon was given
by Dr. C. W. Ray , of the Methodist
Episcopal church. The funeral party
drove to the Prospect Hill cemetery *
where Interment took place. The pall
bearers were : John Friday , L. Upton.
John Larkln , Fred Krantz , A. M. Mol-
ler and Frank Cousins.
The funeral of Mrs. A. Brummund ,
held from the home on Madison av
enue Sunday afternoon , was attended
by n largo number of sympathizing
friends. The service was conducted
by Rov. Carl Martin , pastor of St. Jo
hannes Lutheran church , under aus
pices of the Sons of Hermann. The
pallbearers were C. F. A. Martfuardt ,
Herman Mans , Oscar Ulile , Carl
Lantech , Wm. Reinhardt , L. Wetzel.
Among those from out of town who
wore present wuro Mr. and Mrs. John
Lmlers of Hoskins , Mrs. Fred Degner
of I.'adar , Henry Gllssman of Doon ,
la. , old time neighbors , and John
Schlndler of Stanton and G. A. Mel-
cher of Wlsnor , representing the grand
lodge , Sons of Hermann. Floral offer
ings were numerous and beautiful.
The remains were laid to rest In the
now Lutheran cemetery north of town.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hornow nnd son
of Wagner , S. D. , are hero visiting at
the home of Mr. Hornew's brother-in-
law , M. J. La Velio.
Flromun E. Walstrom was called to
Stafford' Saturday on account of the
serious illness of his sister.
Roy Taylor of Missouri Valley is
visiting friends in the Junction this
Phillip McNeely has arrived home
from a trip to Deadwood , Hot Springs ,
and other parts of the Illack 11 Ills.
William Alexander of Onkdalo WIIH
In the Junction yesterday on buslnesH.
Isaac Taylor , formerly of Norfolk
but now a resident of Lynch , was hereon
on business yesterday.
Mrs. HlclilofC of Oakdalo Is a guoitt
nt the homo of her daughters , Mrs.
Ralston and Mrs. Mandelko.
George Knapp , who Is working In
Verdlgre , Is hero visiting with hla
Miss Irene DIxon of Clinton , In. , is
visiting with Norfolk relatives for u
Frank Marchant has stored his
household goods In Norfolk nnd moved
will do light housekeeping. Mr. Mar-
chant will now run on the Serlbnor
Emll Schrlor of Vcrdigro spent Sun.-
day in the Junction.
Phillip McGloghlln nnd family , who
were here to attend the funeral oC
the lr.to Mrs. Henry Kennedy , return
ed to their home In Sioux City today.
Officer Livingstone was poisoned a
few days ago with poison ivy and la
now quite ill.
Mrs. Tlndall and two daughters ,
Helen nnd Tessle , of Fremont , spent
Sunday In the Junction.
S. R. Rnndn returned to his homo
In Council Bluffs this noon , after a
brief visit in Norfolk.
The children's day exercises were
held at the Second Congregational.
Speaking and singing pleased a largo
audience In splto of the rain.
Miss Harriet Morrison Is hero from
Dallas , S. D.
The Qulppy Ink Thief.
"Woiiii'u prisoners Is qulppy , " sold
the jailer. "One had a quip toward
wrltln' . and she was always awlpln *
Ink out of the schoolroom.
"Slip swiped Ink In her thimble.
She'd Oil the thimble up to the brim
and then stand It carefully In her hair.
Mighty good balnncln' was required on
the way back to her cell. Still , what
if she did spill a drop or two on her
scalp ? A female convict ain't on view
like a society woman. Is she ?
"Of course ns soon as we got on to
the thimble game we put a stop to It.
That didn't put a stop to the Ink steal-
In' , though. I says to her one day on
the way back from the schoolroom :
" 'Well. Russell , no moro poetry wrlt
ln' with ink what don't belong to yej
"She just smiled and mumbled some-
" 'Speak up. ' says I. 'Do ye miss yer
Ink yen or no ? '
" 'Bub-ub-ub , ' says she. tryln * to
brush past me. But I grabbed her
arm I noticed a thin black thread of
fiump'u trlcklln' from her lips. Yes ,
sir ! Would ye believe UV She was
stcalln * the people's Ink now In her
mouth ! " New Orlcaus Times-Demo
"One summer lu the country , " saidl
a well known amateur bllllnrdlst. "uu-
other man and 1 were overtaken by at
storm and had to go Into n tavern for
shelter The rain fell steadily. Wo
had three or four long hours before us.
Time began to hang heavily on our
" 'Landlord. ' said 1 , 'do you happen
to have n billiard table ? '
" 'Sure. ' said the landlord. 'Sure.
Just step this way. gents. '
"He proudly threw open the door of
n dark , stuffy room. We saw nn anti
quated table with a patched cloth , ana
In the corner was n rack of crooked
" 'Any bulls ? ' said 1. '
" 'Sure , ' wild the landlord , nnd he un
locked a closet nnd laid on the table
three white balls , all alike there wna
no spot , you know.
" 'But , see hero , ' I remonstrated ,
'how do you tell these balls apart ? "
" 'Oh , that's all right,1 said he. 'You
soon get to know 'em by their shape. ' "
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