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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS. JOURNAL. FRIDAY. JULY 8. 1J110.
A Fine Tor Mrs. Alice Fierce.
New York , July f > . Mm. Allco
I'lorcCi horhewoninii , divorced wife of
Tom Pierce of UoBton , nnd who wns
committed to Uellevuo hospital follow-
liiK a disturbance which she crcnted
nt the Cnniiio In Centrnl park Tues
day night , WUB arralnged before Mag-
iHtratu Krotel In the Yurkvlllo police
court today , charged with disorderly
conduct and lined $5.
Abern.ithy Doys Home In a Motor.
New York , July fi. The Ahernnthy
boys , LOUH ! and Temple , who rode
from Oklahoma to New York on horse-
hack to bu at the welcome of Mr.
Roosevelt , will start back Wednesday
by-motor car. The brothers will pilot
the way In a runabout and their fath
er will follow In a larger car. They
Intend to bivouac by the roadside
wherever nightfall IInils them.
Ruined Her Gown , but Caught Man.
New York , July fi. After a chase
of nearly two miles , In which she ruinth
ed n white satin evening gown which
Hho WIIB wearing to a dinner party ,
Mrs. Catherine Campbell , an agent of
the Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals , appeared in the
Yorkville pollco court yesterday to
press -the charge against the driver.
Mrs. Campbell was just entering a
cafe with a party of friends when she
saw the driver beating his horse. She
called on him to stop nnd lie laughed
at her and drove away. Catching up
the long train of her dress , Mrs.
Campbell made n run for a street car
and caught it and followed the driver
tint l ho wns caught in a blockade ,
Tlion she called a policeman and he
was arrested. After the driver hai'
been nrrainged Mrs. Campbell went.oi
back to her dinner party.
Hunter Dies From Lockjaw.
Green Bay , Wis. , July 5 Frank
Pryanskl , a miner of Crystal Falls ,
while hunting some time ago , stopped
for a moment to roll a clgaret. In so
doing he leaned the muzzles of his
gun against his side. He accidentally
touched the trigger nnd the gun went
off , shooting him In his side. Blood
poisoning set in , nnd he died here
of lockjaw. Pryanski was 30 years
old , and leave a widow and one child.
BUSINESS CHANGES AT NEWPORT
The Rock County State Bank at New
port Changes Hands.
Newport , Neb. , July 5. Special to
The News : The Hock County State
bank at Newport , founded by C. M.
Thompson in 1899 , and since owned
by him , was sold this week to O. P.
Turner , P. McGiverin , Charles May ,
Otto Schurman and other gentlemen
of Fremont , Neb. - *
f Mr.McGlverJn Is' president a'nd Mr.
Schurman is cashier of the Commer
cial national bank of Premont. Mr.
May Is at tht head of May Bros ,
wholesale grocery house of Fremont.
O. F. Turner will have active
charge of the bank at Newport.
This combination gives Newport
one of the strongest banks on the
I Northwestern rond. The successful
future of the institution is assured.
Mr. Thompson has many kind
/ \ words for Newport and her citizens
. and states that he will probably re
main a resident there , looking after
his private affairs.
MARJORIE GOULD IS ILL.
An Abscess in the Ear Troubles An
thony Drexel's Bride.
New York , July F > . Much concern is
expressed by friends of the George
Gould family on account of reports
from London that Mrs. Anthony Drexel -
el , Jr. , who , prior to her marriage n
few weeks ago , was Miss Marjorie .
Gould , is suffering from an abscess in
the ear which may necessitate a dan
gerous operation. George J. Gould
has quietly , but hurriedly , slipped off
to Europe following the receipt of dis
patches from Mrs. Gould.
UNDER A HAT. A BONNET.
Latest Parisian Headgear Includes a
Coiffure In Its Duality.
Paris , July 5. The artists who designed
signed Mine. Liane de Pougy's "Little :
Hat of Saint-Germain , " about which
there has been such an uproar lately ,
has now created a matinee hat which |
seems destined to popularity. It is
a combination affair which , while ap ,
pearing at first glance one and indi-
visibinatlon coiffure-hat caused n sen >
sation in Chnntilly a few nights ago.
It Is likely to be seen in the theaters
frequently in the future.
LOUIS THOMPSON OPERATED ON )
Well Known Norfolk Young Man Under -
der Knife in Dubuque , la.
Louis Thompson , son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. T. Thompson of Norfolk , was
operated upon nt Flndlny hospital , Du-
lnujue , In. , Saturday. He has been ill
for a year and a half. Reports from
the hospital are that he is doing nice
ly and his hosts of Norfolk friends are
hopeful for an early recovery to good
WHAT SHOULD A WIFE BE ?
Mrs. Winifred Cooley , Suffragette , De
scribes an Ideal Husband.
New York , July 5. What is the
modern woman's ideal of n husband 1 ?
Mrs. Winifred Harper Cooley , suf
fragette , author of "The New Woman
hood , and a daughter of Ida Husted
Harper , says that the ideal husband
of the modern woman :
"Must bo n man who will bo some
thing besides a husband and n father ,
just ns women aspire to become some :
thing besides wives nnd mothers.
"Ho must not be Jealous. Jealousy
is the product of Inordinate exclusiveness -
ness , distrust and a deslro for pos- >
tession. The man who kept a harem
could conceive of no sensation in love
save the desire for possession.
"Ho must trust the woman he loves
variety in taste nnd also believing In
"He need not be possessed of brute
strength. Woman's admiration for
mere physical prowess is on the de
"He muBt be handsome handsome
In the accepted sense of straight fea-
lures , and a line figure.
"He must be a man as pure nnd gen
tle ns he Is strong.
"He must be a man who recognizes
that a wholly developed , versatile Individual -
dividual desires many experiences In
life besides protracted nnd all absorb
ing domesticity from the age of IS
"He must bo equipped mentally to
become a true comrade , for , as Professor
ser Slosson of Wyoming university ,
lias said : 'Tho future of civilization
depends more upon the proper mating
of the rising generation than on any
discovery they may make in the arts
and sciences. '
'He must be n man who understands
that a woman does not earn her board
by living with him ns his wife. Mar
riage | is the voluntary union of two
loving ] souls.
"Ho must not be ashamed of nor
apologetic for his wife , nor glory In
| her Ignorant helplessness. "
| LONGER PIERS FOR BIGGER SHIP.
I New York to Follow Liverpool In Pro
viding for 1,000-Foot Ships.
New York , July f > . The news from
London that the Mersey Dock and
Harbor board has decided to begin at'
once the construction of docks large
enough to accommodate C0,000-ton
i steamships has renewed agitation
' here for a similar move on the part
. of the New York harbor authorities.
The coming of the 1,000-foot liner
has long been heralded. Such a ves
sel could easily enter this port , but'
where it would berth would be a vexE
ing question. The piers In the New ,
Chelsa section are about S25 feet long
and alongside there Is a depth of forty -
The following table shows how , in
the last few years , the sie of the'
Trans-Atlantic vessels h&s steadily in
Length , Beem ,
feet. feet. Tons.
Lucania 622 Cfiifc l',500 rj
Deutschland flS4 67 10,502'
Kaiser Wllhelm II 700 72 20,000
Mauretnnia 790 88 32.500
Lusitania 790 88 32,500
Titanic SCO 88 45,000
Olympic SCO 88 45,000'
burg-American .870 88 45,000
Burnham's Horse Runs Away.
The big family driving horse of C.
E. Burnham was frightened by n'
automobile speeding In the night last'c
night without lights. The horse ran
away and a handsome surrey was de-1
molished. The horse wns hitched in
front of the Burnhnm home on Nor
How Norfolk Got the Fight.
Norfolk was the only city of its
siife In the United States that received (
complete returns from the big prize
fight direct from the ringside. There
were few cities in America of less
than 50,000 population that got the
bervlce Norfolk did on the battle. On
ly three cities In Nebraska got the
complete btory Omaha , Lincoln and
Noifolk. These are the only three
cities In Nebraska In which an Asso
ciated Press leased wire is maintain-
led. The News being the only newsI
paper In the world In a city of this
i size , which has Its owu Associated
' Press wire. Other cities hi Nebraska ,
outside Omaha , Lincoln and Norfolk ,
I depend upon "pony" reports for tele
I graph service they get 500 words a
day , whereas The News gets many
thousand words every day by wire.
A packed house at the Auditorium
listened to The News bulletins ns they
flashed in from Reno. About 1,000
people were guests of The News for
the afternoon. Among them were out-
of-town men from all over northern
Nebraska and southern South Dakota.
It Was a Jeffries Crowd.
It was u Jeffries crowd at the Audi-
torium and every time Jeff made a
move that looked like lighting , n cheer
went up. A cheer went up , too , when
the Hash came that Johnson had won
in the fifteenth but it wasn't a cheerful : -
ful cheer. It wns a downcast crowd
that wended its way out of the thea ; -
Ten columns of telegraphic matter
from Reno were telegraphed to The
News more than 10,000 words dur
ing the day , on the prize light.
- The Wire Fairly Sizzled.
The News leased wire fairly ed
ns those 10,000 words burned over it
from the ringside. Karl Stefan , the
expert telegraph operator on The
News wire , took stuff so fast that it
bothered his typewriter to keep pace
with his fingers. Mr. Stefan is one of
the most accurate and one of the rest-
ceest telegraph operators in the United
States and the way In which he ate
up the electricity from Reno was an
admirable sight to see.
Busy Moments for The News.
They were busy moments for The
News from the Instant the flash came
Dethat the fighters "are off , " until the
Instant when the final flash came ,
"Johnson wins In fifteenth. "
Every nerve fibre of the newspaper )
tuforganization wns at high tension. The
antelegraph Instrument's metallic race
seemed to be fighting against the
clicking of the linotype machines
trying to bury them with copy. But
Bethe linotypes swallowed the fight dope
nnd asked for more , so that within
nofive minutes from the time the fight ;
had ended , the extra edition wns ;
ready for the press. The page forms
of type shot down an elevator nnd
oswere locked In the press , a motor buz-
zed , there wns a heavy rumble as the
gigantic machine started and then it
began belching forth extras at the
rate of 0,000 an hour all printed nnd
for tin ; malls.
Out-of-town subscribers were sup
plied with the extra , and train news
agents sold hundreds of them.
An incident of the afternoon that
was appreciated by the crowd/was the
free distribution by Ed Becker , a toov
bncco dealer , of 100 choice cigars.
Madison , Nob. , June L'R. HMO , 1 p. in.
Board met pursuant to adjournment.
Present , Commissioners Henry Sun-
derumn and Burr Taft.
The minutes of the meeting of June
20 , 1MO ! , were read and approved as
| read.This being the date set for the hear
ing In the matter of the proposed
drainage ditch No. 2 , of Norfolk , Neb. ,
the board adjourned to the olllce of
the county clerk , where said matter
was taken up. It appearing that the
requisite notice had not been served
upon the heirs of Augus't Haase , .de
ceased , the said hearing was adjourn
ed to July 11 , 1910 , at 1 o'clock p. in. ,
In order to provide for the service of
The board then proceeded to the
consideration of other matters , as fol
The matter of the road ordered
opened by the commissioners along
the north line of section 1 , township
21 north , range 1 west , was taken up
nnd on account of the absence of Com
missioner Md lone was laid over until
the next meeting.
On motion the following bills were
' allowed :
W. P. Ulxon , grading , C. D. No.
; ! , claimed JS5.55 , allowed by
order of W. P. Dixon. to John
Catron ? 51.80
. . To E. H. Crook 33.75
| I W. P. Dixon , grading , C. D. No.
I 3. claimed $20 , allowed by or-
I ' der of W. P. Dixon to E. H.
' Crooks 20.00
E. H. Crook , livery 0.20
E II. Crook , livery for superin
Paul ' Renner. work. R. D. No. 10 3.00
I Geo. Hobus , work , R. D. No. 0. . . 9.50
' [ j
' Geo. Hobus , work , R. D. No. 21. . 13.00
O. H. Gillespie , road drag for R.
D. No. 20 40.00
W. R. Snyder , work , R. D. No. 20 93.00
L. E. Uurch. Work , R. D. No. f. . . 8.00
J. P. Keeney , work. R. D. No. C. 4.00
John Behrens , wolf bounty S.OO
W. L. Dowllng , attorney for Pe-
' ter Nelson 20.00
' W. L. Whitlit. work , C. D. No. 2. 35.00
i Win. Lowe , work. C. D. No. 2. . 40.00
Howard j : Risk , work , C. D. No. 2. 20.00
Madison Chronicle , supplies 2D.OO
, On motion the board adjourned to
0July , 11 , 1910 , at 1 o'clock p. in.
S. R. McFarland ,
Scenes Around the Ringside.
Cities throughout the United States
' not fortunate enough to have an Asso-
' elated Press wire , have been dealt n
hard blow by the announcement of the
Western Union , that the company
would not give out any Information in
regard to the Jeffries-Johnson prize
fight nt Reno.
This as far as known is the first
time In the history of telegraph clr
cles that the Western Union or Posta' '
j ' will not handle light bulletins and
the t saloons , theaters , pool halls , clubs
j , and other public gathering places arc
the losers alongside the large telegraph -
graph concerns who heretofore have
reaped a harvest by selling the figh
Norfolk , however , Is fortunate. Tin
Daily News will have its leased win
I attached to the ringside wire nnd not
a second will be lost in giving the
[ i people I the results of each round nnd
a : story of the fight. Bulletins will bo
, displayed ( In the Auditorium nnd no
admission fee being charged , the pub-
i lie 1 will bo guests of The News.
The story of how large telegraph
[ companies and the Associated Press
handle fight returns is an interesting
Here's how the Western Union used !
to handle a big fight :
Operator Sits Near Ring.
Close to the seconds' corner at the
ringside long before the fight is be
gun were a number of telegraph in
struments , behind which only the
best operators in the country were
seated. Prom these instruments were
wires leading to the main offices of
the telegraph companies where
through repeaters the wire ran east
and west on the best copper wires
the companies had.
No Receiver Could "Break. "
All the way to San Francisco , Seat
tle , Portland , Omaha , Denver , Chica
go , and further east through other re
peaters the wire was connected eid
hundreds of operators were stationed
at the instruments called "blinds" ow >
ing to the fact that the receiving operator
rater , should he fail to bo able toile
"read" the clicks from the ringside
could not stop the sender even though
he open the key.
A. P. Wires Direct.
Only to the larger offices aid the
direct wire run , except by the ; o
elated Press who cut in all their offices
ces direct. At each large office there
were from four to eight operators
stationed , supplied with typewriter
nnd manifold paper , each taking about
ten copies of the fight bulletins. These
copies were usually sent to the de
livery department through pneumatic
tubes and handed to the messengers
who at once mounted their bicycles
and delivered them to the anxious
crowds at their destination. Many
of the saloons ordered loops attached ,
to the main line and an operator was
made nervous receiving the returns
behind n bar or on the stage In front
of a cheering and noisy crowd.
Ringside Operators Had Grief.
While this was going on the operator
rater at the ringside V having his :
grief. As he watches tf o crowd como
into the arena ho opens his key nnd
commences his work , Probably John
L , Sullivan enters the arena , a second
end later the entire United States
knows of It. Then he hears the bets
going on nnd that too , ho sends over
the line. The number of people is
ers , actors nnd other well known people
ple are pouring In and the people hun
dreds of miles away find It out In n
| moment. It requires not only an ex
traordinary telegrapher to handle the
work , but one who Is familiar with
everybody < of note.
San Fran Manager the Best ,
t'sually at San Francisco the man
ager of the Western Union of that
' city , himself , sent the fight returns.
I 1U is considered the best man "on
the job" In the country.
The preliminaries are soon on and
as the lighters Jab at each other each
jab , Its weight , where placed and
each movement of Jhe fighters Is sent
by the tcelgrnpher.
Tells of It Round by Round.
The big fighters come Into the
dressing rooms , and the crowd cheers.
They are weighed In and one enters
he ring. The people all know It.
Ie sits in his corner , nnd the opera-
or tells of it. Then he tells what
olored trunks this pug wears and
.vhluli corner he has. Then the ot.li-
r lighter comes Into the ring nnd
he referee Introduces them. The
rowd cheers. Some fighters dial-
enge the winner. They pose for
he moving pictures and soon the fight
s on. The public has the entire de-
crlption of the ring , arenn and can
ilniost In fancy see the entire scene ,
md nre ready for the result.
The fighters shake hands and at
his moment the telegrapher is a tri-
Ie behind and the sparks from his
icavily battcrled instrument can be
seen. He has caught up with the
ight and with ease he tells of how the
battle is fought and who is the vie-
No Interest In Frame-Up Talk.
Whether the fight was a "frame-up"
was of no vital interest to the great
telegraph companies of the United
States. Their only objective point be-
ng the question as to how many sub
scribers they could get for their bul
letins and how satisfactorily nnd econ
omically they could furnish the coun
try witli the news direct from the
It Is estimated that every city in
the United States having a telegraph
ollice formerly received the bulletins
of ! big fights. And how did the West
ern Union and Postal furnish all the
cities and towns the returns ? This
Is a question which probably many
light fans have never though about.
All that Norfolk people know about It
is , that they have ordered the bulle
tins from the local operator.
Linemen strung loops all over the
country which ran from the main tel
egraph offices to pool halls , saloons ,
clubs , gambling houses , amusement
parks and every imaginable place of
note and otherwise. Extra telephones
were Installed and n large force of ex
tra messengers hired nt a high salary.
Telegraph Company's Attitude.
The Western Union Telegraph com
pany has announced that they will
under no consideration handle the
Jeffries-Johnson prize fight returns.
Many applications for the bulletins by
Norfolk people have been turned away
by Manager Lancaster of the local
office who received the following tele
gram from C. J. Nelson , superinten
dent of the Western Union :
'All applicants for reports of the
Jeffries-Johnson fight on July 4 should
be notified that we will not handle the.
service in any manner whatever , and' '
that regarding it no bulletins or oth
er information will be furnished. "
No Arrest In Flene Case.
Wayne , Neb. , July 5. Special to
The News : No arrest has yet been
undo in the Louise Flege murder case.
Yesterday afternoon the two detec-
Ives working on the case sent out in
he country for William Flege , the
brother with whom the girl lived , and
hey kept him here for some hours. ,
The two detectives are still here.
Day Claims Seven in Omaha.
Omaha , July 3. A "safe and sane"
Fourth of July in Omaha resulted in
seven fatalities and numerous kinds of
excitement , taken together , which
gave the police a lively twenty-four
hours. Four persons were drowned
in Cut-Off lake , one was run down
and killed by an automobile , one was
suffocated as the result of a practical
joke and the seventh fatally shot dur
ing a quarrel.
Four are Drowned.
The four drowned persons are :
Theodore Lind , John Barton , and their
The Llnds and Bartons were friends
who were taking an outing at Court-
land Bench. They rented a large row
boat and it is believed they capsized
when the members of the party at
tempted to change seats. Lind wns
the only one of the four who could
swim nnd wns the last one to sink
after the boat overturned. All sank
before aid could reach them. The
bodies were later recovered in eigh
teen feet of water.
Boy Killed By Boy Autoist.
Elliott Robinson , n 17-year-old mes
senger boy , was run down and killed
by an automobile driven by Robert
Hamilton , another 17-year-old boy , at
Twenty-fourth nnd Corby streets.
Young Hamilton is under arrest.
Negro Killed In Quarrel.
Henry Anderson , a colored employe
of a local hotel , was shot nnd killed
by another negro , Red Dale , In a Four
teenth street saloon. The shooting
resulted from n quarrel. Dale surren
dered to the police.
Dead In Practical Joke.
Tom Green , a barber's porter , wns
tied to a chair in which ho was sleep
ing nnd left in that position by prac
tical Jokers. When found in the stuf
fy room by a police , the negro had
AN IDEAL DAY FOR FOURTH.
Norfolk Stayed at Home and Enjoyed
June Weather Fireworks at Night.
It was an Ideal Fourth ot July. The
weather was rather that of June than
on the Fourth. Norfolk people divided
their attention during the day , most of
them remaining nt home. The Coun
try club wns a favorite spot for n Inriuc
number. A big crowd stayed 'lowii
town In the nfternoon to get the Ight
returns. There were fireworks all
o\er town at night.
The Stuart Penny.
A pamphlet published in 1C77. enti
tled "TheVoith of a Penny ; or-A
Caution to Ki-i'p Money. With the
Caul's of tin1 Sitiri'lt.x and Misery of
tin- Want Thereof In Tlu-so Hard and
Merciless Tlmi" < . " coimiliiM a list of
articles ohlnlnablo for a penny In tlif
days of Charles II. Thexe Include "a
dish of cuiU't1 to quicken your stomach
ach anil n-lresli your spirits" "a fair
curiiniU'r" and "portions of Much com
modities as ifuts. vinegar , grapes , cake ,
onions and oatuleal. " The catalogue
of pennyworths obtainable at an
apothecary's [ a a lengthy one and In
cludes "lettuce to nake you sleep ,
mlthrldate to make you Hueat and ani
seed , which may save your life In a
fainting or Hwound. "
This In the way of recreation "for n
penny you may see any monster. Jack-
anapt's or those roaring boyes , the
lyons ' ; you may bear a most eloquent
oration upon our English kings and
queens * ' ' If you listen to him wholieeps
monuments ! at Westminster ; you may
have ! all the news In England and
other countries of murders. Hoods ,
witches . , fires , tempests and what not
in the weekly newsbooliB. " London
NEVER ANY MRS. BURTON.
Ohio Senator Puts Himself Out of
Strictly speaking. Senator Theodore
E. Burton of Ohio may not be n woman
hater , but-
Preceding a recent function in Wash
ington the society editor of n Washing-
BENATOB THEODOltE E. llDnTON. I
[ "Never ! " ]
ton paper determined to descrlho the
gowns of all the senators' wives pre.s-
"Mr. Senator , " she said as she ac-
osted the Ohio statesman , "will you
bo kind enough to tell mo what sort
of gown Mrs. Burton will wear ? "
Taking his eyeglasses from hla pock
et and putting them carefully upon his
nose , the vcmitor fixed the girl with a
plaiK-e that nailed her to the mast and
frigidly replied :
'Madam. th re Is no Mrs. Burton.
nnd If I have anything to sny about
it there never will . ,
Religion In Holland.
The following incident was told me
by Lccky In somewhat whimsical Illus
I' tration ' of his belief that If religion
were to die out of all other European
nations It would still survive in Ho | .
land : A Dutch peasant was In sore
straits about the impossibility of uiak-
ug his bens observe Sunday. Ho came
to his pastor with a present of eggs.
lie regretted , he said , that he could
not prevent his hens from laying these
un Hie Sabbath , but be made what
amends he could by giving them to
Cod's minister that they might be
handed over to the poor and Intirm.-
'Old and Odd Mcinorlefi. "
FIGHTERS ON THEIR WAY.
Jeff and Johnson Each Leave Reno In
a Special Pullman Coach.
Reno , July 5. Jack Johnson , with
his bass viol , his trainers nnd his camp
equipment , is speeding toward Chicago
cage in his special car Redondo on a
train that left Reno soon nfter mid
night nnd will reach umcago Thursday
morning. Ho is under contract to fill
vaudeville engagements for a time
nnd says he will be glad to get another
fight soon , but so far as can bo learn
ed no man in the world Is really eager
to get into the ring with him.
Jim Jeffries , the wealthy farmer ,
will leave for his homo In southern
California on his special car Gray-
mont tonight. As n result of the fight
he Is probably $100,000 richer , and the
damage to his body and tbo humilia
tion of his spirit will bo healed la
Most of the prize ring celebrities
hnvo departed and Reno , yesterday
the capital of the world , has shrunk
to Its normal.
The negro population of Reno Is not
nearly so happy today as might bo ex
pected , for ninny risked money on the
fight. Johnson Is not a hero among
most of his race who have met him.
Sam Berger , manager for the de
feated champion , said today :
"Jeffries , of course , Is bitterly dis
appointed. Ho feels ns ho said after
the fight that the weight of He
opinion drove him back into the n
nnd that his failure may not bo viewed
lightly , although ho knows ho did his
"Jeffries Is in good spirits , consld-
back to his quiet home life. We ex
pect to spend n day or two in Snn
Francisco nnd then go south. If we
don't make connections , wo will go !
down tomorrow. "
Berger said that all of the loser's
share of the purse and picture money
had been turned over to Jeffries.
The swelling around Ills right eye
was \cry evident and ( hero wen1 nu
merous slight bruises and contusions
around his nofcc and mouth , but his
face showed little discoloration , the
work of the rubbers and trainers liav-i
Ing gone far toward removing the
signs of defeat.
Mrs. Jeffries was not to be scon. It
was said about the camp that she had
completely recoveicd from the shock
caused by her husband's defeat , but
she still feels the strain.
Jack Johnson was ? 120f > 00 richer
when Jim Jeffries went down for the
last time In yesterday's fight. He took
CO percent of the $101,000 purse , which
amounted to $ CGOO ( ) , a bonus of $10-
000 , and ho sold his picture rights for
Jeffries took a fortune out of the
defeat at Johnson's hands. He re
ceived -10 percent of the purse , amount
ing to $40,400 , the bonus of $10,000 ,
nnd he sold his picture rights In this
for ? GGCGG , making his total $117,000. ,
Picture Men Hope for Million.
The owners of the picture films are
calculating on a million dollars profit.
FINDER OF WILD PIGEON NEST
Canadian Claims $1,000 Reward Offered
Dr. Clifton II. Hedge of Clark uni
versity announced the other day that
the probable winner of a $1,000 reward
offered for the discovery of the first
nest of North American or passenger
pigeons In America Is C. II. Patience of
n town in Ontario , Canada. Dr. Ilodue
would imt reveal the name of the
A telegram 1ms been received from
Mr. 1'atlciice stating that lie had ills
covered a nest , with a female sitting
on it. nnd Dr. Hedge stated that bo
would Immediately go to Ontario to In
vetliinie the claim.
The re waul Is part of n subscription
of $3.SOO by naturalists of the United
States and Canada to be used in the
work of preventing the extinction of j
the bird. This particular breed of pi
geon was- numerous in America up to
the early eighties , but since then has
been gradually dying out until now the
species is very rare.
A French publishing house is said
to have received orders for 200,000 to
300,000 copied of its three francs fifty
centimes edition of "Chuntecler , " and
the weekly I/Illustration is paying M.
Rostand for the serial rights thereof
a oum which the most conservative re
ports set at 75,000 francs un act -that
Is,300,000frnnc8 in nil , Furthermore.nu-
other publishing , house has purchased
for a sum which it Is safer perhaps not
to specify , but which is admitted to
Jj large , the right to issue a de luxe
Illustrated edition of Rostand's com
plete works. This edition will appear
In seventy weekly Installments of twen
ty pages each. To these emoluments
may be added the considerable sum
paid for serial rights by a London
. . . . . . . . . , . . , . . .
nese actress , who had boon a friend o !
the assassinated Prince Ito from tier
childhood , told the following amusing
"In my frequent quarrels with my
husband we sometimes asked Prlnco
Ito to judge between us. One day
when we had had a more than usually
violent dispute at Chlgn nkl the prince
came In unexpectedly , and t asked
him to decide the question. But be
declined , while proposing the follow
ing solution :
" 'Go down Into the garden , both of
you. and lifrht it out like sumo tori
( wrcstlersi. The one that wins will
naturally be the one who Is In the
"No sooner said than done ! In n
trice Kawakami and I were In wres
tling trim. By good luck my husband
wns just recovering from n serious ill
ness , and as he was very weak 1 soon
threw him to the ground. This amused
the prime enormously , \\lio. of course ,
had foreseen the end of the unequal
Cemeteries Where Women Gossip.
Friday , the Sabbath of the Moslems ,
when all true believers of the mascu-
Une gender make a point of going 11ti 11o [
fhurch. their wives , sisters and daughters
ters resort to the cemeteries and wall
for the dead. But all their time Is not i i
spent in weeping , and sorrow is not [ t
the only emotion they display , on tbesu
occasions. They take with them
bunches and garlands of ( lowers and
decorate the graves of their relatives
and pray and weep over the dead fern
n time. Then when this pious duty la
performed they gather In little groups [
and have a good time gossiping about
the living. Thus the day of mourning
is very popular among the Moslem wo
men. It gives them almost the only
opportunity they have of cultivating
tliH acquaintance of their neighbors.
Played Two Good Games ,
Sunday's doublehender at the .
ing park diamond gave much interest
to the large grandstand filled with en
thusiastic fans. The clerks nnd the
firemen played the best game of the
afternoon , which resulted In n score of
H lo 2 In the clerks' favor. All through
the game the firemen showed bettor
team work than over before nnd it
looked as much their game ns the
clerks' . Kolleher pitched a fine game
and Lucas made good in the catcher's
box , hut the support was still weak
Falrfleld and Gllssmnn proved ikho
strong battery for the clerks , and the
team work was good all around.
Uecker , Wnler and Cook were the
Edgewntor batteries , but poor team
Avoid Caustic and Acid
lilts handy , all-'round Cleans
er is entirely free from caustic ,
acid and alkali ; it is hygienic ,
ically. It is not only the safest ,
but also the easiest and quickest
cleanser ever discovered for
Cleaning , Scrubbingf
Scouring , Polishing
It is the Only cleanser to use on milk-
pails , pans , separators and on all cooking
utensils. Use it for all cleaning through
out the house.
How To Clean Windows The
Boat Way Sprinkle Old Dutch Cleani-
er on a cloth or sponge , just dampened
sufficiently to hold the powder , without
dusting , and apply to the glass , rubbing
briskly. Then polish
with a dry cloth and
a very little Old Dutch
Cleanser. If the
above directions are
followed excellent re
sults will be secured
with less work than
by ordinary methods ,
or with other articles
LARGE SiFTER CAN
practice helped to their defeat by the
railroaders , who took the game from
them by a score of ! l to 1. Bltney anil
Miller were the railroaders' battery ,
nnd with the good work of the other
players they made a good showing.
The scores : R. H. E.
Clerks 0200100 3 C 0
Firemen 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 2 5 C
Batteries : Falrfleld and Gllssmnn ;
Kellehcr and Lucas.
Railroad Men..O 32040 * 9 7 2
Edgewater 100000 0 I 4 T
Battery : Foote and Miller ; Waler ,
Uecker nnd Cook.
Norfolk A B. R. H. PO. A. E.
Gllssmnn , c 2 2 111 2 1
Brueggeman , Ib 4 0 1 11 0 0
Krahn , ss r. . II 2 0 2 0
Butler , 2b 4 I I 1 1 0
South , 3b
Clark cf : ? 0 2 0 1 0
Wilde , p 4 0 0 0 II ! 0
Schelly , If 15 1 0 2 0 0
Compton , rf II 0 1 U ii
Totals 28 ! l T L'7 21 3
Carroll AB. R. H. PO. A K.
Roe , lib n 0 1
Honey , cf 5 1 1 2 o 0
Carter , ss fi 0 2 0 1 0
Grow , rf 4 0 0 0 1 0
DWPIIS , p 4 1 1 1 10 0
Hughes , 2b fi 1 1 2 15 0
Bruner , If 15 0 0 1 0 0
Stenet , Ib I ! 2 1 11 0 1
Ward , c 15 1 0 7 0 2
Totals 'JC S S 24 15 4
Score by Innings :
Clerks 10400013 * 9
Carroll 10003013 0 8
Summary Thiee-baso liltsOwens. .
Base on balls : Off Wilde , . " ; off Ow
ens , C. Two-base lilts : Roe. Carter ,
Gllssman , Krahn , Brueggeman , Butler.
Struck out : By Wlldo , 11 : by Owens ,
H. Hit by pitched ball : Stenet. Gliss-
man , Compton. Stolen bases Roe ,
Bruner , Stenet , Krahn , Butler , South ,
Clark , Schelly.
Newman Grove , Neb. , July 3. 'Spe
cial to The News- Newman Grove
had a steady rain for three hours Sat
urday evening. It wns badly needed.
Jessie Rouse died nt the home of
her parents , Mr. nnd Mrs. J. R. ROIIFO.
She has been seriously III for the past
month , having n tumor on the brain.
She is survived by her mother , father ,
two sisters and three brothers. She
was born nt West Point , Nob. , and
wns 29 years of ago nt the time of her
death. Funeral services will bo held
at the house Wednesday afternoon at
Jackson M. Spencer , H. M. Wells
and M. M. Snilsgiver worn each fined
$10 and costs In Justice Elsoley's court
Tuesday for driving the automobile
Monday night without lights , which
caused the Burnham horse to run
nevrnre of OliitnirnU for Cnlnrrh Hint
Contain Mercury ,
aa mercury will surely destroy the
sense of smell anil completely dernnRo
the whole"system when onterinK It
through thn miicoiiH mirfiu-i's Such
artich'H should never l ) used except
on prescriptions from reputable physi
cians , as the dnmnKU they uill do In
ten fold to the good you can possibly
derive from thorn. Unit's r.it irrh Cure ,
manufactured liy F J flun > & Co-
Toledo. Ohio , contains no men ury and
IH taUen internally noting diretfy up
on the load and miuous s < irfuos of
the system In liuylng Halls Catarrh
Cure ho sure you ot the genuine It
Is taken Internally nnd made In To
ledo Ohio , by K J Cheney & Co Tes
Sold by Druggists , Price , "Bo per