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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS JOURNAL. FRIDAY , ,11'LY 8 , 1910.
THEY'LL WEAR DRIGE COAT8.
A Russian Dlouie Effect It Smart and
New York , July G. Bridge coats
\ fuKhloned from vollo nro smart nnd
practical , nnd while adding to the
beauty of tin- toilet also Bcrve to conceal -
coal tiny defectB of the gown worn
underneath. Thc-He coatB nro Itullt
1I1 ! the HiiKHlnn tilounp nnd may be
blnck or harmonize with the color of
The neckB of these coats are cut
nwny to yoke depth nnd the sleeves
nro elbow length. The belt must be
BAPTIST TELLS OF ATTACK.
American Ambassador at Rome Takes
Matter Up With Italy.
Homo , July G. The Amerlcnn am
bassador , John 0. A. Letalimitn , has
brought to the attention of the prom-
ler nnd the foreign offices the situa
tion arising from icccnt attacks made
upon Baptist missionaries in the pro
vince of Avclllno.
At the time of the earthquake In
the district in June , P. Stewart of St.
Louis , the representative of the Ameri
can board of Baptist mission in Italy ,
nnd other workers were wounded by
n mob nnd were escorted qut of the
district by u detachment of soldiers.
After n conference with Premier
Luzzntti at Homo Mr. Stewnrt return
ed to the district and another attack
was made on him and his companions.
Ho telegraphed a statement of the
affair to the Amerlcnn ambassador ,
who requested him to como to Home.
This Mr. Stewart did , and ho had a
long conference with Ambassador
Lcishman. To the ambassador ho re
ported the details of the occnrance.
Arriving nt the outskirts of the ell-
Ingo near the town of Avellino , Mr.
Stewart , accompanied by three other
missionaries , was met by the chief of
police , several constables and a dozen
Boldlera. A howling crowd of natives
quickly surrounded the carriage. So
demonstrative did they become that
It was only with difficulty they could
bo strained by fen o from the mission
aries. On nil sides nrose the cry
of "Down with the Baptists , " and n
shower of stones fell about the car
riage. Mr. Stewnrt was hit on the
chest , breast and leg , and one of the
police was slightly wounded. The be-
sciged missionaries were obliged to
remain in church the whole night.
Eventually Mr. Stewart succeeded in
i-ending the telegram tc the American
ambassador at Rome. The following
day n detachment of 400 soldiers were
sent to the village and the mission
aries were released from their dan
Both Premier Luzzninl nnd the for
eign minister , Marquis De Snn Giuli ,
hnve given assurances that measures
will be taken to stop such disturbances
nnd also that an investigation of the
entire matter will be made.
A Sun Dance at Rosebud.
Valentine , Neb. , July C. Special to
The News : The Fourth of July cele
bration at Rosebud agency was pull
ed off according to the program there
being about 1,000 Indians present and
.several hundred whites. The llrst
thing in the morning was the grand
charge in wh-loh nbout 1,000 Indians
on horseback took part , charging
down on the camp dressed In their
war paint yelling and shnotlng like so
many demons , making a scene that
would be long remembered. Then the
sham battle took place before ( linnet
in which the warriors all took part
showing the cunning of the red skins
and it was -well played out. Aftei
dinner the chief event of the day was
the sun dance In which over 150 war
riors dressed in loin cloths nnd painl
took part , the principal chief stand
ing in the center where the totoir
poles were. They all faced the sur
chanting and the chief having whis
ties on which they blew keeping tiim
to the beating of the tom-tom drum
The Indians danced in toward the center
tor and then back again , making i
weird sight all jaunted up and danc
ing in the broiling sun , stopping eve
once in a while to hold their hand :
out and up toward the sun , the posi
showing off the fine figures makini
them hook like statues in bronze.
The dance continued till dark am
was resumed again on the fifth.
This is the first sun dance slnci :
1884 nnd was the exact dance , leavlni
out the torture part , the old custom
to he for the dancers to run stick
through the smens of their back am
breasts and then fasten them t
ropes which were tied to the cente
totoui pole , then dancing until the ;
dropped fr m exhaustion. Before th
sun dance began a big Omnhn dnnc
was pulled off and the squaws takin
part in that , but no squaws were a
lowed in the sun dance.
The Fourth at Gordon.
Gordon , Neb. , July 6. Special t
The News : The Fourth was spent 1
the good old fashioned noisy way. N
accidents or fires caused by firecracl
ers are reported. One picnic wns hel
nt Stauffer's bridge and another i
Tennnnt's grove , on the Hull rancl :
Good exercises were held and interes
ing speakers entertained the larg
crowd at each place.
Stanton , Neb. , July 6. Speclnl 1
The News : The celebration at Sta :
ton wns one of the largest and be !
over held In the city. Every spor
amusement and free attraction thi
was advertised was carried out at tli
time set ; the auto parade of twent
machines and the floats were the bei !
over , over twenty business houses b
ing represented. The tug-of-war b
tweon the country and city wns we
by the former. The races were n
peed and furnished great fun. Tl
hall game between Pllger and Staten
ton was fine and close enough to 1
interesting. The score wns 6 to 4
favor of Stantou. Phillips , pltchli
for Btanlon , struck out twelve men
nnd only allowed two hits. Martin ,
pitcher for Pllger , only allowed
seven hits and struck out nine men.
The fireworks , intrude , nnd the \Vhal-
en comic ladder act were about the
The Fourth at Clearwater.
Nellgh , Neb. , July C. Special to
The News : The many people of this
city who had the pleasure of the hos-
iltallty nt the hands of the citizens
nt Ulearwater on July 4 , are still com-
nentlng on the good tlmo that was
shown them. The main feature of
he afternoon's ontertnlnmcnt wns the
jaseball game between Nellgh and
iloynl , the former winning by a score
of 3 to 4. This beautiful exhibition of
the national game was held at the
Mnrwood park , one of the most Ideal
latural grounds in this section of the
state , nnd It was freely expressed by
jinny present that H. Mnrwood could
n a very short time develop these
grounds into n beautiful park.
Prepare for West Point Races ,
West Point , Neb. , July C. News hns
to The News : The entries for the
West Point races , which will occur
July 12 , 13 nnd 14 , are closed. A large
field of horses nre already entered and
more are expected. The grounds , sta
bles and grandstand are now in read
iness to recelvo the visitors , who nrc
expected In Inrge numbers. Every
thing possible has been done by tlie
business men's committee nnd the
speed nssoclntion to mnke this , the
first circuit race meeting at West
Point , n grand success , and all Indica
tions point to the belief that the con
fidence of the people in the event and
In the association will not be mis
Nellgh Bank Capital Increased.
Neligh , Neb. , .Inly C. Special to
The News : The Nellgh National bank
of this city has Increased Its capital
from $2(1.000 to ? f.0,000. The ofl'iceis
now boast of having the largest com-
blued capital and surplus of nny bank
in Antelope county. The officers of
the institution are as follows : C. J.
Anderson , president ; W. T. Wattles ,
vice president ; C. L. Wattles , cash
ier ; Bert W. Wattles , asslstnnt cash
Dakotans for Taft.
Sioux Falls. S. D. , July C. The re
publican state convention in the sec
tion of the platform adopted early to
day with reference to the present ad
ministration gave President Taft much
heartier endorsement than was antic-
The convention in all reference to
Cannon and Aldrich policies declared
against them in strong language.
Willis C. Cook of Sioux Falls was reelected -
elected chairman of the state central
committee and will hnve charge of the
coming campaign. He already has
served four years in position.
Shoots Kansas City Girl.
Kansas City , July G. Miss Ruby
Hirsch , aged 22 years , was shot nnd
fatally wounded by Edward Batter , 'a
contractor 47 years old , at her home
here last night , because she had failed
to keep a luncheon appointment with
him. After shooting the girl four
times Raker lied but was arrested to
day by officers who found him six
miles south of the city.
Auto Speeding Case Appealed.
Neligh , Neb. . July C. Special to The
News : Police Judge McAllister was
again called upon yesterday nfternoon
to Impose a fine of $10 and costs for
fast automobile driving in the city lim
its , and especially through the main
thoroughfare of the city. The ma'
chine was driven by Ernest Courtrlght
and occupied by Dr. A. F. Conery nnd
nurse. The latter secured the services
of Attorney J. F. Boyd to defend him
while Attorney Kelsey looked nftei
the interest of the city. After the
court had found the defendant guilty
ns charged an appeal to the distrlcl
i- court was taken.
Ponca , Neb. , July G. At the close
of the most largely attended Fourth ol
July celebration ever held in this
city , during a beautiful display ol
fireworks , thirteen people were Injur
ed , when a number of dynamite
e bombs prematurely exploded. The
bombs were covered with tin or ( ithci ,
heavy material and it was this , flying
like a hail of bullets in the crowd thai
did the damage.
Ray Harding is the most serious ! :
hurt nnd will lose an eye.
Two small children of Mr. and Mrs
John Tucker were painfully hurt nn <
the daughters of ox-Congressman J. J j
McCarthy , ex-County Attorney Johi
V. Pearson nnd Lee Wilbers were bad
ly hurt. It is believed the acciden
occurred because the men who wen
in charge of the fireworks display ril >
to not thoroughly understand bow i <
in handle the explosives.
k- Some Rain at Norfolk.
Id It rained for about half an hour i ;
ath. Norfolk Tuesday night. The raolstur
h. will help some , but it was not as muc :
st- as could have been desired.
Nelloh Get * a Rain.
Neligh , Neb. , July G. Special toTh
News : The first rain for severe
to weeks visited Nellgh and itnmedlat
in- vicinity shortly after 8 o'clock las
st evening and continued for nearly thii
rt. ty minutes. It was most welcome an
nt will greatly benefit pastures , corn an
ho late vegetation. In many places 1
ty the county the oats are reported a
St being a partial failure. The corn , hov
ever , is looking fine and growln
all The Day at Lindsay.
ho Lindsay , Neb. , July G. Special t
in- The News : Lindsay did not celebrat
inbo the Fourth tills year. Instead , tli
in Commercial club formed themselvc
ug into a boosters' club , took the Llndsa :
band and. with eleven gntly decorated
cars nnd plenty of Fourth of July ma-
. terlnl. loaded with enthusiasm , the
! fifty members sallied forth , first land-
1 Ing at a Danish picnic nt which they
were heartily cheered. From there j
they went li , the Danish hall nbout '
eight miles southwest , where the
boosters were ontortnlned In town by
the picnickers nnd given n Mg feed ,
then to the Swedish Methodist picnic , '
n mile went. Then the boosters cntuo
back to Lindsay. After stopping for' '
a few liquid refreshments they pro
ceeded to St. Bernard , live miles north
east , to the German Catholic picnic.
After showing themselves to be good
follows they proceeded to the Bohe
mian hall , nine miles north of here ,
nnd from there the boosters , tired but
go.-d nntured. canie home nbout 7 p.
in. to give a great display of fireworks
nbout 10 o'clock , nil well satisfied with
the day's boosting. The cnrs in use
belonged to : Pnul vnn Ackernn ,
George vnn Ackernn nnd Ed Weldner
with the bnnd , then followed Peter
Leick. Dr. Tobkln , William Levijohn ,
Dr. Walker , Frank Conelley , P. N. Gas
pers , Irv. Smith and Joseph Boiler.
Only one accident , and that was not
serious , when n horse wnlked right
over n buggy nnd only broke n hitch
Handcar Victim May Die.
Gordon , Neb. , July G. Speclnl to
The News : Alexnnder Snrach was
taken to n hospltnl In Council Bluffs ,
Monday night. He Is In a paralyzed
condition caused by falling under n
moving hnndcnr June 18. Dr. Dwyer ,
who treated him states that he is in
n critical condition and says it is only
a question of time until his death.
Mr. Sarach was working on the
Northwestorn's trnck gang relnying
steel nt the time injured. As they ,
wore going in from work the evening
of June IS the handle of the handcar
lie wns riding broke letting him fall
In fr nt. Ho was caught and wedged
under the car. When released it was
found he was seriously hurt so he was
brought to Gordon and -placed In a
rooming house. He was paralyzed
from the first and grew steadily worse.
His people at Buffalo. N. Y. , were
notified , but no word could be received
Implement Men Here.
Henry C. BucUendahl of Pierce was
elected president of the Northeast Ne
braska Retail Implement Dealers and
Traveling Men's club at a meeting of
the associntion in Norfelk yesterday ,
afternoon. Mr. Buckendahl fills the
vacancy that wns caused by the resig
nation of Hans J. Sorensen , who has
gone out of the implement business at
There are forty-rour members of the
association and a large crowd at
tended the sessions held yesterday af
ternoon and night. After the after
noon session a banquet was held at
the Pacific hotel at 6 o'clock and later
in the evening the visiting dealers
were entertained at the Country club
by the Norfolk Commercial club.
The afternoon session was called to
order nt the city hall by President
Sorensen and an address of welcome
was delivered by Mayor John Friday
to which H. J. Billerbeck of Osmond
George Griesel of Belden delivered
he secretary's and treasurer's report.
Theodore Planck of Wausa read an
nteresting paper on "Cost Account-
ng. ' ' Martin Nelson of Hnrtington
tddressed the session on the subject
of "Objects and Benefits to be De
rived From Local Club or Associa
ion , From a Retail Implement Deal
ers Point of View. " C. E. Vette of
Sioux City had charge of a reception
' o new members. E. W. Tuttle of
JSioux J- City , who was scheduled for a
taper , was unable to be present and
nn open meeting was held at this
, point on the program. A. W. Hawkins
of Norfolk addressed the meeting on
Development of the Implement ami
Vehicle Business by the Development
of the Country. " G. E. Doerfler of
Norfolk gave an address on "Travelers
Lands ns Relating to Machinery and
Next Meetlno Here.
. It was decided to hold the next
meeting in Norfolk on the first Tuen
day of October which will come on
the 4th day of the month. Following
Is the list of the officers nnd commit
tee of the association at the present
Officers : Henry C. Buckendnhl ,
president. Pierce , Neb. ; L. F. Morris ,
vice president , Hnrtington , Neb. ; G.
M. Griesel. secretary and treasurer ,
Belden , Neb.
Executive committee : Martin Nel-
son , Hartington , Neb. ; C. W. HIscox ,
Wayne , Neb. ; H. G. Billerbeck , Os
mend , Neb.
Grievance committee : John Meis-
1 ter , Wayne , Neb. ; Theodore Planck ,
Wausa , Neb. ; Benjamin Cohurn , Lau
rel , Neb.
Credits and collections : A. E. Elch-
off , Hartington , Neb. ; E. A. Wade ,
Allen , Neb. ; Frank Francis , Carroll ,
in Entertainment : A. R. McFarland
inh Omaha , Neb. ; H. C. Oldfleld , Norfolk
h Neb. ; Tom Peck , Sioux City , la.
Membership : G. M. Griesel , Bel
den , Neb. ; M. E. Bushong , Norfolk
Neb , ; C. E. Vette , Sioux City , la.
le H. J. Billerbeck of Osmond , who re
sponded to Mayor Friday's address o
welcome , is SO years old and hns been
In the implement business in Plerc
county for over thirty-five years. HI
hair is as black as coal.
At next October's secslon , it is hope
to have near 200 implement dealer
and traveling men present. The ob
ject of the club is said to be to pro
ig mote the social side of the business
bringing dealers and traveling me
into closer touch with each other.
Mr. Hawkins , in his paper , sugges
to ed that one of the best means of keep
te ing the balance on the right sldo o
lie the ledger is by taking advantage o
cash discounts. He said the farine
iy of today is the best credit risk in the
world. He pointed out that the job
ber and traveling mro are the dealer's
best I frlonds.
H. C. Oldlleld of Norfolk presided
over the afternoon's session. Martin
Nelson of Hnrtington nctcd ns toastmaster -
master i at the informal smoker at the
Country ' club In the evening.
Among the visitors at the long ban
quet table at the Pacific hotel Tues
day ( evening were : M. E. Bushong ,
Norfolk < ; C. E. Vette. Sioux City ; J.
E. Agler. Wayne ; T. E. Peck , Sioux
City ; E. A. Wade , Allen ; J. J. Rogers ,
Sioux City ; G. M. Griesel , Belden ;
John Melster. Wayne ; Martin Nelson.
Hartington ; H. W. Meyers , Wakelleld ;
H. C. Buckendahl. Pierce ; Ernest Pe
ters , Pierce ; C. H. Hecht , Plnlnvlew ;
H. J. Blllorbeck. Osmond ; Miss Miller-
beck I , Osmond ; H. C. Oldlleld , Norfolk ;
C. W. Raymond. Lincoln ; H. A. Pase-
walk , Norfolk ; Theodore Plunck , V.'a-j-
sa ; E. B. Brown , Wnusa ; A. J. Wll-
kins , Norfolk ; C. W. Brlgham , Hastings -
tings ; O. J. r'urdy , Omaha ; O. F. Max
well , Norfolk ; Orville Miller , Orchard ;
G. E. Doefler , Norfolk ; W. S. Schce ,
Norfolk ; A. W. Hawkins , Norfolk ,
I'enry ' Kleg , Norfolk.
Vogets orchestra furnished music nt
the I Country club during the evening.
McLeod in Senate Race.
The first republican in the eleventh
senntorlnl district of Nebrnskn to an
nounce his candidacy at the forthcom
ing primary is Charles McLeod , an
old ( resident and substantial farmer
living 1 near Stanton.
The Eleventh district consists of
Madison , Pierce , Wayne , nnd Stnnton
Former West Point Girl Weds.
West Point , Neb. . July 0. News hns
renched the city of the marriage at
Columbus ' , O. , of Miss Maude Gleason ,
( ' laughter of Rev. C. A. Glcason , the
former pastor of the Congregational
church at West Point , to R. F. Mac-
Dowell. The ceremony was performed
by the father of the bride. Mr. Mac-
Dowell is state sanitary engineer for
the state of Ohio. The newly married
pair will make their home in Colum
Wisconsin Fire Is Out
Superior , Wis. . July G. A message
from rnupla , Wis. , this morning ,
says it rained hard for two hours in
that region last night and the fires are
out. A number of settlers lost their
buildings nnd much timber nnd pas
turage is destroyed but the flames did
not come within two miles of the vil
CALL REPUBLICAN CAUCUSES.
Norfolk Republicans Meet Wednesday
to Choose Delegates.
Norfolk republican ward caucuses
will be held Wednesday night to
boose delegates to the county con-
ention which will be held at Battle
Republican Caucus , First Ward.
The republicans of the First ward of
Norfolk will hold a caucus on Wednes-
ay evening , July G , at 8 o'clock , at
he city hall , to select eight delegates
o attend the county republican con-
ention at Battle Creek on July 8 , and
or the transaction of any other reg
M. D. Tyler , Committeeman.
Republican Caucus , Second Ward.
The republicans of the Second warn
of Norfolk will hold a caucus on
Wednesday evening , July G , at 8
o'clock , nt the city hall to select thir-
een delegates to attend the county
republican convention at Battle Creek
on July 8 , and for the transaction of
iny other regular business.
Burt Mapes , Coramitteeman.
Republican Caucus , Fourth Ward.
Republicans of ( he Fourth ward of
Norfolk will hold a caucus on Wednes-
lay evening , July G , at 8 o'clock , at
the Junction hose house , to select five
delegates to attend the county repub-
llcnn convention nt Battle Creek , July
8 , and for the transnction of any other
regular business ,
Robt.Eccles , Committeeman.
Republican Caucus , Norfolk Precinct.
Republicans of Norfolk precinct will
hold a caucus on Wednesday after
noon at 3 o'clock , July 8 , at the city
hall , to select eight delegates to at
tend the county republican convention
at Battle Creek on July 8 , and for the
transaction of any other regular busi
ness. A. L. Carter , Committeeman.
Republican Caucus , Third Ward.
The republicans of the Third ward
of Norfolk will hold n caucus on
Wednesday evening , July G , at 8
o'clock , at the city hall to select eight
delegates to attend the county repub
lican convention at Battle Creek on
July 8 , and for the transaction of any
other regular business.
Geo. N. Beels , Committeeman.
Small Tommy My pa's awful smart.
Little Elsie What does he do ? Small
Tommy-He's a mechanic and makes
locomotives. Little Elsie That's noth
ing. My pa's n commuter and makes
two trains every day. Chicago News.
Good and Evil.
Nothing is truly good to a man which
does not make him Just , temperate ,
courageous and free , and nothing can
be evil to n man which does not give
him the contrary disposition , Marcus
Curtiss to Try Hard Flight.
Atlantic City , N. J. , July 6. Hlghlj
pleased with his successful trip ovei
the sea last evening , Glenn II. Curtlsf
In his biplane will today attempt t
50-mile speed flight over the course
that will take in city nnd seafront
providing weather conditions are fnv
orablo. If ho succeeds it is stated bj
the local company having the oxpodi
tlon in charge that the aviator will hi
nwnrded a prize of $5.000. Charlei
K. Hamilton , the hero of the Nov
York and Philadelphia flight , who ar
rived hero yesterday , inuy attempt i
flight today Aviators Brooklngs am
Coffyn , each with Wright aeroplanes ,
nrc expected hero today to take part
in the lllghts.
Mrs. John Schmidt went to Tlldem
visit with relatives.
P. W. Harms of Akron. ( ) . , is in the
city on business.
Mark Loach returned to West Point
alter a visit in Norfolk.
Mrs. W. H. Wells and daughter , Ce
cil , are In the city visiting with the
J. C. Burton family.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mayer of Lin
coln are guests at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Sol G. Mayor.
Mr. and Mr * . John Phlnney and son
Lawton have gone to Fremont to spend
a few weeks with friends.
Mrs. E. P. Woodrlng of Council
Bluffs Is expected In the city the latter
part of the week for a visit with her
sister , Mrs. II. M. Culbertson.
Mr. and Mrs. T. Q. Jackson of Omn
hn spent the Fourth nt the home of H.
M. Culbertson. Mr. Jnckson is nn un
dertaker and a brother of Mrs. Cul-
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Saunders and
daughter , Miss Corrine Saunders , and
Miss Ruth Halverstein have gone to
Kong Pine for two months' camping
Born , Tuesday morning , to Mr. and
Mrs. George D. Butterfleld , a son.
Seventeen members of the Madison
band passed through the city enroute
home from Pierce , where they partici
pated in the celebration.
Mrs. A. Phillips has received word
nnnouncing the denth of her brother ,
Emory Russell , nt Omnhn. She ex
pects to go to Lyons Wednesday morn
ing to attend the funeral.
The people of Trinity parish during
the past week surprised the Rev. J. C.
S. Weills , rector emeritus , by present
ing him with an electric fan by which
to keep cool during these hot days.
Messrs. Francis P. Killoran , Peter
Stafford , jr. , Bert Kummerer and Sel-
iner Hobble left Saturday evening for
an extended trip through South Da
kota. The young men spent the Fourth
at Hot Springs.
A meeting of the Northeast Ne
braska Implement Dealers association
was held at the city hall Tuesday
afternoon. The delegates were late in
arriving nnd the meeting was not held
until late in the afternoon. The Com
mercial club had arranged to enter
tain the implement dealers at the
Country club grounds after the busi
President W. F. Hall of the city
baseball league has announced the fol
lowing games to be played by the
league teams this week : Tonight , the
firemen and Edgewater ; Friday night ,
clerks and bookkeepers ; Saturday af
ternoon , traveling men and railroad
men ; Sunday , doubleheader , firemen
nnd railroad men * Edgewater and
The Body Cremated.
Baltimore , July 5. The body of
Ove Gude , late Norwegian minister to
the United States who died suddenly
at White Sulphur Springs , W. Va. ,
last Friday , was cremated yesterday
at Loudoin Park cemetery here. Mem
bers of the diplomat's family were
nt the cremation.
Herrick 3 , Naper 2 ; 12 Innings.
Naper , Neb. , July 5. Special to The
News : Ilerrlck beat Naper at bahe-
ball yesterday , 3 to 2 , in a twelve-
WANTED CINCH BETS.
Some "Sports" Wired Friends to Get
up Crooked Wagers.
Norfolk probably Is as quiet nnd ns
gloomy as Reno today. Many bets
were placed on the defeated Jeff and
the "I told you so" man is out telling
how ho had it all doped out Saturday
that Johnson was the winner , where
in reality he himself had bets on Jeff.
As n whole Norfolk is sorry over the
outcome of the fight , and the majority
of fight fans here seem to have no ill
feeling toward the black champion.
"It's too bad that Jeff lost the fight , "
says one fight fan , "but he had no busi
ness in the first place to fight the
A local man who lost $26 on the
fight remarked to a friend , 'After Jeff
was defeated I went off and cried by
myself , not because I lost my money ,
but just because Jeff let that negro
whip him. "
"Jeff knew before he entered the
ring that he was going to be defeated , "
If anybody lost on the fight late
Monday afternoon it was his own fault.
Some out-of-town visitors who were
among the large audience in the Audi-
torlum , made hasty steps to the tele
graph office , whore they sent mes
sages to their friends advising them
of the result of the battle , telling them
to get up n bet if possible. Some of
this easy money probably found its
way into the hands of some of these
Following were the results of the
children's races and contests at the
Country club :
Boys' foot race : Richard Losch ,
first ; Verne Adams , second ; Homer
Hazen , third.
Girls' footrace : Helen Reynolds ,
first ; Eugene South , second.
Boys' three-legged race : Richard
Losch and Verne Adams , tie.
Girls' three-legged race : Mary
South and Doris Burton , tie.
Girls' sack race : Mary South , first
Boys' sack race , Verne Adams , first ,
Tug-of-war , won by the girls.
Boys' potato race : Martin Daven
port , first.
Girls potato race : Helen Reynolds
first ; Altalena Chambers , second.
Cracker race : Daisy Davenport
first.Boys' pitching match : Richard Kill
- Croquet- Victoria Maylard , first ,
n I Clock golf Winnlfred Hazen , first
d To Melcher & Irvlu for the potatoei
and to C. S. Bridge for the sacks , used
in the races , the club wishes to extend
Malone IB Better.
County CommlRsloner Burr Taft
received another letter from the Chicago
cage hospital In which Commissioner
John Malone was operated upon re
cently. Mr. Malone is getting along
nicely nnd will bo up In n wheel chair
In n few days.
Arnot Files. |
Lincoln. July 7. Charles Arnot of |
Schuylor superintendent of schools of
that city has filed his name as a can
didate for the democratic nomination
for state superintendent of public In-
strnctlon. Mr. Arnot was formerly
county superintendent of Dodge conni
ty nnd is one of the most prominent
educntors in the state and particular
ly popular among the democratic edui
enters. W. H. Jnckson of University
Plncc filed some time ago as n candli
date for the democratic nomination
for the same office. Mr. Jackson wns
state superintendent some years apo.
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Fuorst re
turned Tuesday from their honeymoon
trip to Minnesota. They arc at homo
now in the Redman house on West
The Battle Creek street carnival
will commence Tuesday , the 12th , next
week. The Savage Brothers' Bhow ,
well known here , will give all kinds of
free exhibitions. A big crowd is ex
Peter Bees , who has been at a hos
pital at Omaha nbout six weeks , Is
home ngnln nnd is doing well. It will
be remembered that his hip and leg
were badly hurt while ho was helping
move one of his farm houses. He
walks on crutches in and around the
house now , but the indications are
that after several months ho will ho
perfectly straight on his limbs again.
John Sobotkn , accompanied by his
son Joseph , stopped off here Saturday
from a prospecting trip to South Da
kota for a visit at th6 home of his
brother , Frank Sobotkn. He lives on
a farm near Inman.
James Kent was here Saturday from
Columbus for a visit with relatives
nnd friends. He owns n line fnrm
southeast of here , which Is operated
by Henry Otjen. We learned that he
sold the place.
Gottlieb Zlbbel , an old settler who
lives northwest of town one mile , is
ill with an attack of dropsy.
Frnnk Ulrich , nccompnnied by his
fninily , went to Omnhn Sunday for a
visit with relatives.
Mrs. J. Hoffman has been on the
sick list for two weeks and is under
the cnre of a physician.
The Lutherans of Buffalo Creek eel.-
ebrnted the glorious Fourth in Wohl-
fell's grove , near their church.
A big rain with thunder nnd light
ing visited us Saturday night and it
ns a blessing to this vicinity. Light
ing struck the steeple of the Catholic
hurch , but not much damage is re-
Misses Minna nnd Bertha Hcuer-
innn , nurses of the Lutheran hospital
t St. Louis , Mo. , arrived homo Satur-
ay for an extended vacation with
icir parents and other relatives.
J. A. Walker , who lived here for
ome years with his brother-in-law ,
eorgo Marr , came down from Ewing
, Ionday for n brief visit with friends.
He is well pleased witli his new loca-
lon and is posted daily by the Nor-
Captain H. M. Reed , sr. , arrived
ere Sunday from the soldiers' hemet
t Leavenworth. Kan. , for a visit at
he home of his son , H. M. Reed , jr.
'lie latter is in the jewelry business
Henry Kaus , formerly of Hampton
a. , who makes his home now with
ils daughter , Mrs. Charles Fuerst. at
Norfolk , visited with relatives here
he forepart of this week.
Hugo Zahn , of the soldiers' home at
eavenworth , Knn. , is here on nn ox-
ended visit nt the home of his daugh-
or , Mrs. William Kreidler. He also
has two daughters living in Stanton
Dr. and Mrs. C. C. Johnson were
here from Creighton the forepart of
his week for a visit with his parents ,
Mr. nnd Mrs. C. P. Johnson , at the
Hon. F. J. Hale wns here Mondny
torn Atkinson visiting old time
friends. While hero he sold forty
acres of his fine meadow land to Carl
Praeuner and forty acres of the same
kind east of town to John Praeuner ,
sr. , for $100 per acre. He has still
eighty acres left.
Another fine rain visited us here
Highland precinct will be represent
ed by four H's at the republican con
vention Friday nfternoon , as follows :
H. Massman , H. Miller , H. Barnes and
A. J. Wells is making a large im
provement at his livery and feed barn
this week. He is building a regular
farmers' feed yard , making good shel
ter for about fifty more horses.
NORFOLK DELEGATES CHOSEN.
Various Ward Caucuses Name Repre
sentatives for Battle Creek.
The following Norfolk republicans
were selected as delegates to the
county convention to be held at Bat
tle Creek Friday :
First ward M. D. Tyler , B. Mapes ,
A. Randklov , W. A. Witzigman ,
George D. Smith , E. M. Clements , W.
II. Wldamnn , John Krnntz.
Second ward W. R. Hoffmnn , Jonn
R. Hnys , W. N. Huso , C. E. Burnhnm ,
J. B. Maylard , James Roseborough , J.
W. Hansom , James Covert. E. B
Coleman , G. D. Butterfleld , Jack Koe
nlgsteln , H. G. Krueggeman , G. II
Third wardW. . R Beswlok , M. C
Hazeii , George N Beels , Mason Frn
ser A II Violo. J II Lough J II
\anlioru C II Reynolds
Outside precinct E D Hammond
Obed Ranee ) ) , A. L. Carter. Huri
Little Boy In Drowned.
Gayl Hood , 4-year-old sou of Claude
Hood , n prominent Norfolk barber ,
was diowned last o\onlng In the
Northfork , u mlle north of Norfolk
avoniii1 The llttlo follow wns stand
ing on the back of a boat which WIIH
bing In the rlvor. the nirront having
taken the stoni qulto n distance in
the stream , when ho muldonly fell In
to i ten feet of water.
The Hood homo In situated directly
on the rlvor bank and John Hoed , thu
llttlo boy's brother , who had boon
swinging hlmsolf In a suing , Haw
the i accident. Ho Immediately ran to
his | brother's assistance , endeavoring
to i pull him out.
Tries to Rescue Brother.
A number of times ho almost had
the i drowning child by the hand and
then i the current took the llttlo body
out i of the brother's roach. With the
aid i of boards again ho tried to tmvo
the \ small brother , but efforts were
John ran Into the house and told hlii
mother of the accident. Mrs. Heed
frantically endeavored to rescue her
son and many times he was almost
reached with the aid of boards. A
last attempt was made to got him by
Mrs. Heed but the llttlo boy went
down Into the water nnd failed to
Father Soon There.
Mrs. Reed called her husband oa
the telephone and in an automobile
Dr. T. Holden , Mr. Hood. Charles
llart'ford and Hnrry Barnhlll were
soon on the scene. Mr. Barnhlll
thiow off his coat and dlvod Into the
rlvor several timob but could not
The Body Recovered.
With llio aid of a garden rake Mr
Hoed , who was In the boat , finally
brought his little son to the surface.
The tiny body was taken to the house
where the physician worked over It
for moro than an hour but the lad
was dead. Funeral services will beheld
held tomorrow afternoon.
An Ill-Fntcd Boat.
The boat from which Gayl Reed fell
to his death into the Northfork waH
the same boat in which five years ago
July 211 , Miss Annie McBrldo and Car
roll Powers mot their death below
the milldam. This is the first Nor
folk drowning slnre that dual tragedy
of five years ago.
Don't Waste Time and Effort.
Old ways of hoiiBcclcanlng arc tire
some nnd take much unnecessary ef
fort. Your time nnd strength arc
worth a good deal. Save them nnd
look into tills more satisfactory way.
Forget that old and ancient methods
exist. Get the nil-round , handy clean
ser that has saved hours of work and
lots of worry for the women of today.
Old Dutch Cleanser Is the short and
easy route to simplified housekeeping.
See how much easier it makes your
work. Old Dutch Cleanser scrubs nil
kinds of floors and painted walls ;
cours all sorts of metal and enameled
urfaces and polishes them , too ; It
leans everything thoroughly and
ulckly. No acids , caustics , alkali or
rit In it. H means relief from hard
; ork and lots of satisfaction.
A. H. Kiesau went to Chicago on
J. M. Lotine has gone to Columbus
The 12-year-old son of William Hlilo ,
farmer living near Norfolk , who ro-
fntly underwent an operation for np-
lemlieitls , is reported getting along
A special meeting of the Eagles is
mlled for at S o'clock Monday even-
W. C. Ahlman Is spending a few
iveeks camping at Boche's , where ho
ins charge of the camp for a number
of Norfolk people.
J. W. Tnlleys of Lincoln , auditor of
he state institution books. Is in the
city to look over the books at the
state Insane hospital.
Mrs. Harrison will entertain Uio
Presbyterian Ladle * ' Aid society nt
icr home in Hadnr Friday afternoon.
A full attendance is desired.
Charles Dudley has gone to Quincy ,
11. , to purchase a new hack. On his
way east Mr. Dudley will stop In Oma
ha for a short visit with relatives.
Members of the hook and ladder
company of the fire department , after
their business meeting hold at the
fire station last night made some sen
sational high climbs around the city
hall building in trying out a number
of the ladders.
A reception will be tendered to the
new rector of Trinity Episcopal
church , Rev. D. C. Colegrove , by Mr.
and Mrs. S. M. Braden at their homo
on Norfolk avenue Friday evening
from 8 to 10 o'clock. All of the people
ple of the parish nre cordially invited
Road Notice toLand Owners.
To All Whom It May Concern : The
commissioner appointed to view and
locate n road commencing at the
south'west corner of section fifteen
(15) ( ) , township twenty-four (24) ( ) north ,
range four (4) ( ) west of the Sixth P. M. ,
in Jefferson precinct , Madison county ,
Nebraska , running thence north for nr
distance of eighty (80) ( ) rods and termi
nating at the southeast corner of the
northeast quarter ( noV4) ) of the south-
eapt quarter ( se4) ) of section sixteen
(1C ( ) , township twenty-four (24) ( ) north ,
range four (4) ( ) west of the Sixth P. M. ,
In Madison county , Nebraska , has re
ported In favor of the location and
establishment thereof , and all objec
tions thereto or claims for damages
must bo filed in the county clork'H
ofilce on or before noon of the 15th
day of August. A. 1) ) . ID 10 , or said road
will be lurnted and established with
out rcforenci'luroto. .
S R McFarland
iSeali County Clerk.
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