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TUB NOKFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL. FRIDAY. NOVEMHEK 18. 1)10. ! )
inree ueaci From Diphtheria.
Crelghlon Liberalf The family of
Justice Hutterflold near Walnut has
Buffered from a scourge of diphtheria.
Three children , two girls nnd ono hey ,
liavo died. They are Morlle , aged II !
years , li nionths and 28 days ; Qiilnnlo
Mable , aged ! i yours and 12 days ;
Claud , aged 7 years and 8 days. The
former dlod Oct. HO , and the two lattei
Oct. 28. Dr. Ha/on wan called to at-
torn ! I ho latest child to die and now
appears to have the disease checked.
The homo Is quarantined. Reports
say that the disease ban entered the
H. F. Montgomery home but this has
not been verified. Tno entlro com
munity will Hympathl/e with the But-
tcrfleld family In this great loss. In
the presence of such calamities man
reall7.es how helpless he Is and the
family have the heartfelt sorrow and
consolation of all In this great loss.
Rifle Causes Trouble.
Elgin Review : Two hoys and a 22-
caliber rlllo got Myron Hendrlck Into
trouble a few evenings ago. Myron
had been out to a basketball game
and coming homo a little late tried
to give his little brother n scare by
making an unusual noise on the door.
The younger brother would not stand
for uny monkey business , nnd fired
a 22 rifle at the door. Myron was In
line on the otttsldo and the bullet
lodged In his back. The night was
made hideous for n while , until Dr.
Collyor arrived nnd cxtrnctcd the bul-1
let. Myron was n little sore for n few
days , nnd Is now n wiser boy.
New Dallas Water Supply.
Dallas NOWB : The work on the ex
tension and Improvement of the Dal
las water system Is now In progress ,
nnd a large force of men are engaged
In the work. The pipe for the water
mains are being unloaded in the
course of the proposed extensions nnd
the tower Is being erected on the hill
in the south part of town between the
original town nnd Wilson's nddltlon.
There will also bo n largo pump In
stalled at the station which will per
mit of wnter being pumped from the
eight wells which are now the source
of supply for the city waterworks. H
is thought it will take sixty days to
complete work. The supply of wn
ter is abundant nnd for the past two
months the railroad has secured Its entire -
tire supply of water from the city wa
Want-advertise for work for n
strong want ad is all the "Influence"
ROUNDUP TIME IN THE WEST.
Heyday of "Puncher's" Life Betwixt
Cleveland Loader : It Is roundup
V time In the \vcst again. Across the
broad , spreading plains , along the sun-
kissed valleys nnd on the grass-cover
ed hills of the big cattle ranches on
the sunset sldo of the Mississippi the
cowboy is once more dragging his
lariat and hallooing to his long-horned
charges , Smoke from the chuck wag
on and the branding Iron fire curls
into the blue. The artist of the long-
looped rope has conic again unto his
own in every outfit camp. It is the
heyday of the "puncher's" life , is this
Indian summer Interval before the
coming of the snows and cold winds.
All summer long he has been a. com
parative nonentity. Mayhap he has
been "riding fence" keeping watch
nnd ward on the miles and miles of
barbed wire stands that mark off the
ranch's areas and several divisions.
Maybe he has been a member of the
"scrow-lly" gang , or if nn adept In the
business ho has perhaps spent the
heat-scorched days in breaking bron
chos in preparation for the start of the
Or , worst of all , he has been just a
common farmhand , helping to garner
feed. At any late , his mldseason work
had been comparatively dull , prosaic
nnd devoid of nny excitement. In
short , ho hnsn't been n cowboy nt all ,
but an ordinary man of all work about
the ranch. He hasn't hnd n thrill
since the Inst seml-nnnunl roundups of
last spring , and the monotony has pall
ed on him.
But now It's different The first
"norther" Into in September blew
away nil danger of 'screw-flies" nnd
snug n song of coming activity In the
.enrs of the discontented puncher. The
second north vlnd snw the stnrt of
active prepnrntions. The puncher got
down his highest heeled boots , laid In
an extra rope or two , donned his hair-
w covered legglns and took up his trail
with the chuck wngon. Ho will con
tinue with It until the entlro ranch Is
"covered. " which will be well up to
ward Christmas time. The weeks will
be some of the busiest of his life.
Sny , but It's grent , this roundup
time. It represents nil that Is wild
nnd active nnd picturesque In western
life. It epitomizes the puncher's en-
reor. It comes but twice n yonr once
In the early spring and ngnln In the
fall. It Is fraught with plenty of hard
work , but your true cowboy nlwnys
welcomes It. It is so varied , so full
of experiences , so different from the
work ho has been doing all summer.
Whether In rk'lng ' ns n member of the
grent circles thrown out for rounding
In the cattle to the spot selected for
the roundup , helping to hold the herd
in Its conflnom-'nt until the day's work
is over , roping , throwing or wielding
the branding iron , ho finds plenty of
spectacular work to do.
The "outfit" In these undertakings
consists of n chuck wagon , which Is
driven , of course , by the cook ; the
horse wrangler , who Is charged with
the duty of keeping mounts In readi
ness for the more active workers , nnd
ten or fifteen cowboys. The first
roundup of the series Is generally held
nt the much headquarters nnd Is for
the purpose of looking nfter cnttlo
which hnvo formed the hnblt of browsIng -
Ing In that particular vicinity On the
morning of the start the members of
the outfit mount their freshest horses
to ride out from the starting point In
different directions , their routes di
verging llko the spokes of n wheel.
When out nome three or four miles
each man begins to ride at right
angles to the course ho took outward ,
iianoolng the meanwhile with a vie *
to frightening the cattle toward the
central point. Soon the thousands of
cattle are gradually undergoing the
process of being pushed toward the
central point. They are gradually
pushed In and In until finally every
cow and calf of the big circumference
Is pushed Into a compact herd , In this
Instance In the headquarters corral.
With this preliminary , the actual wet IE
of the roundup begins.
One member of the outfit , who has
established bin claim of priority with
the rope , whips the stiffness out of
his trustlost lariat , ties ono end to
the saddle horn , swings the other Into
a big loop and goes forth to conquer.
His work Is swift nnd sure. Time nfter
time ho swings the big hooso around
his head nnd sends It hurtling around
the neck or forefeet of some unbranded -
od calf. The calf Jerked swiftly from
its feet , the roper spurs his horse tea
a swifter gait nnd soon hauls up at
the branding lire , mme flftv vnrds dls-
! ' taut , with the : nlf In tow. There hulf
n do/on cowboys fall on the strug
gling form nnd hold It to earth , while
the brainier soars Its side with his
I While the bninder Is at work an
other "puncher" is busy cutting the
I I i company's mark In the calf's enrs.
Once the entlro herd Is culled out , the
day's work Is complete. The "outfit"
breaks camp nnd journeys on to some
other point of operation.
I Most ranches during late years have
laid out regular roundup sites. On
these they have built corrals of plank ,
| with wings extending out In front to
aid In shoving the roundup herd into
the IncloBure. With the herd thus con
fined , the work Is easy. The outfits
are usually out for severnls weeks.
Sometimes the roundup lasts over
Into the second day. In such Instances
the herd collected has to bo held to
gether by a night watch , in which the
"puncher" force works In relays of ,
say , one-third of the whole force each.
By this arrangement each man finds n
chance to sleep for n portion of the
night , standing guard for the remain
In fnvornble weather this latter
named work is tolerable. When it
does not corns1 too regularly it is en
joyable. With the herd all safely
"bedded , " that is , settled down for the
night , the puncher on guard casually
throws his leg over his saddle horn ,
begins a steady backward and forward
pace and unites his voice with that of
his fellow guardsmen in "singing to
the herd. " These songs , generally
plaintive in melody , serve n twofold
purpose. They soothe the uneasy
spirits of the long-horned sleepers nnd
nt the snme time give vent to the lone
some feeling of the singer.
FRANK GOULD CABLED "TEN. "
It Meant Bessie Devoe Could Get Only
$10,000 , in Her Suit.
New York. Nov. 15. "Ten , " Frank J.
Gould cabled laconically from Europe.
It appeared that "ten" was $10,000 ,
the heart balm which Mr. Gould paid
Miss Bessie Dovoe , the dancer , to end
her suits against for alleged breach of
promise of marriage. Miss Devoe had
demanded $200,000 to solace her
wounded affections. Incidentally , she >
made public letters expressing her
fervid affection which she said Mr.
Gould had written to her.
Her suits never cnmo to trial , and
secret reasons why they did not were 1
revealed before Justice Finelito In the
city court. Henry S. Wallensteln , a
lawyer , sued Miss Devoe for $1,000 ns
due him for legal services In her nc-1
tlon against Mr. Gould nnd in a suit
she brought against n woman who , ,
Miss Bevoe alleged , slandered her re
garding her action against Gould.
Mr. Wallensteln , who had W. S.
Armstrong for his lawyer , testified that :
Miss Dovoe retained Julius Sllverman i
to push her suits. Wnllenstein was a i
clerk lu Mr. Sllvermnn's office. Silver-
man died nnd Miss Devoe called up i
his o111co and asked who would press i
her suits now. Wallensteln said he !
would If she retained him , and she did. .
Wallenstein swore further that ho >
went to the Western Union building ;
nnd saw a Mr. Taylor , who seemed to 1
be Frank Gould's manager , guide , phil
osopher and friend.
Mr. Taylor , Wnllenstein testified ,
said ho would try to Induce Mr. Gould 1
to make a compromise with Miss De-
voo. After long negotiations It was i
decided that Si5,000 would be paid to i
Miss Devoe provided certain letters i
she hnd were surrendered to Mr. Tay
lor. Wallenstein asked Miss Dovoe !
for the missives ; she told him she had I
hypothecated them with n wonmn ,
whoso name he did not mention , as 1
security for a loan of $250.
Wallensteln testified further that he !
visited the lawyer who represented
this woman and discovered that the
letters were In the Equitable snfo de
posit vaults. Two thousand dollars
was demanded to return them , but n
compromise fixed the price of delivery
Back to Mr. Taylor went Wnllen
stein and was Informed that Mr. Gould
was In Europe. Mr. Taylor said ho
would cable the sum set by Mr. Scott
to Mr. Gould. Next day Mr. Taylor In \
formed Wallonsteln that Mr. Gould's
reply was "ten , " which was taken to
mean that Mr. Gould would give Miss
Dovoe not a cent more than $10.000.
Julius Sllvorman's heirs alleged that
after retaining him as her lawyer , Miss
Devoo borrowed $1,000 from him , giv
ing as security n line sapphire pen
dant. The heirs sold the pendant at I
auction for $350 about a fortnight ago.
RIVAL FOR OBERAMMERGAU.
The Protestants Laying Plans for a
Berlin , Nov. 15. " The Life of Jesus , "
n new passion play under Protestant
auspices , In contrast to the Roman
1 Catholic version at Obernm'mergau ,
will be given for the llrst time next
summer nt Eisenach , Saxo-U'olmnr.
Eisenach Is known as the "cradle of
the reformation. " since It was at the
famous Wartburg castle there that
Luther In 15' " translated the Bible.
The new passion play will bo per
formed by widely known nHors iu-
crulted from the best stages in Eu-
i ope. It will be produced eight times
In the summer of Hill , and oftener If
It prove attractive. The Grand Duke
of Saxe-Welniiir , and the duke of Snxo-
Melnlngen. th latter of whom Is an
expert stage manager , as well as ce
lebrities of International reputation In
art and religion , have assured the now
enterprise of their support , while suf
ficient capital already bus been' sub
scribed to guniantce Its llnanclnl sta
The new voision of the life of Jesus
Is the work of Herr Welser , stage man
ager of the Grand Ducal Court theater
at Weimar , the famous little play
house In which Goethe's and Schiller's
works wore llrst performed.
Two Nebraska Girls Burned.
Grand Island , Neb , , Nov. 15. At St.
Liberty , nine miles north of here ,
Emmn Horak , aged 111 years , and Rosn
Hornk , her sister , the postmistress of
the village , are dead as the result of
the Igniting of gasoline while the
young women were cleaning clothing.
The young women lived In n house
some distance from town and the
mother , who lived with them , was
visiting In the country. When neigh
bors who discovered the flames reach
ed the house both women were burned
Football Death Accidental.
Wheeling , W. Vn. , Nov. 15. 1 be In
quest held by Coroner W. W. lingers
into the cause of the death of Captain
Rudolph Munk of the West Virginia
university eleven In the game here
Saturday with the Bethany college
team , resulted In a verdict by the
jury that Munk came to his death ac
cidentally. Tlio warrant for the ar
rest of Thomas McCoy of Canton , O. ,
the Bethany player charged with the
injuries that caused death , will be
withdrawn at the instance of the cor
Football Abolished There.
Bethany , W. Vn. , Nov. 15. There
will bo no more football at Bethany
this year as a result of the tragedy at
Wheeling Saturday when Captain Ru
dolph Munk of the West Virginia uni
versity was killed In the game with
Morgantown , W. Vn. , Nov. 15. The
university council of West Virginia
university cnncelled the remaining
football games scheduled because of
the denth Saturday of Captain Ru
GUY BUCKLES FIGHTS KELLY.
Omaha Fighter and Chicago Man Fight
I Ten Rounds to a Draw.
Peoria , 111. , Nov. 15. Guy Buckles
of Omaha and "Splko" Kelly of Chicago
cage fought ten fast rounds to a drew
last night before the West Bluff
Athletic club. Kelly was the aggressor
ser in every round save the fifth and
eighth. No decision was given.
I _ _ _ _ _
Ten-Round "Go" In New York.
New York , Nov. 15. Jimmy Carroll ,
the San Francisco bantam weight ,
easily defeated Charley Harvey of
Philadelphia In n ten-round bout at the
Olympic Athletic club.
CHARGED WITH MURDER OF
CARMACK , IS ACQUITTED.
< Nashville , Tenn. , Nov. 15. Robin
Cooper , charged with the murder of
Senator E. W. Carmack , was today
I i found not guilty.
It was the pardon of Cooper's father -
er , who shot and killed Carmack nnd
was sentenced to life Imprisonment ,
that created so much trouble for Governor -
ernor Patterson. As soon as the su-
promo court had refused to Interfere
with the verdict convicting the elder
Cooper , the governor pardoned the
man. Carmack and Cooper were longtime -
time enemies. Carmack was shot on
the street by Cooper whoso son , Rob-
In , was present.
I Stiletto Man Has Escaped.
It was made known last night that
the Sicilian who stabbed a stranger in
the east portion of the city Sunday
afternoon with a stiletto , has made
good his escape to Omaha.
According to Foreman Samuel
Kline of the paving contractors , the
Sicilian admitted the stabbing but do-
clarcd he had been Insulted and did
it in self defense.
In his confession to the stabbing
the Sicilian hinted at a robbery of a
drunk man In the district. Two men ,
one of whom was the person stabbed ,
came out of a house and threatened
to "do up" the Sicilians who , ho says ,
were refused admission to ono of the
resorts. Cursing and threatening , the
supposed Battle Creek man says the
Sicilian came toward him and they
wore soon locked in a clinch. The Si
cilian pulled out his knife and admitted -
ted driving it up to the hilt in one
shoulder while they were holding each
other. Shifting the knife to the other
hand ho repeated the stabbing In the
other shoulder. Ho then declares
they ran toward the city nnd were
fired upon by rifles in the hands of
several men who were In ono of the
I "How big was the knlfo you had ? "
asked Mr. Kline , of the Sicilian. "It
was only eight Inches long. I had
left my big knife at homo , " was the
It developed that among the labor-
era hero there Is not ono Italian.
Those supposed to bo such are all
TO AVERT.A LYNCHING.
, Jersey Negro Removed From
Town to Avoid Mob Violence.
Asbury Park , N. J. . Nov. 15. Fol-
owlng tin eats by a mob to lynch
Thomas Williams , the negro suspect-
d of the murder ofyoarold ! Marie
Smith , the prisoner was removed early
oday from the local jail to the county
all at Freehold. The mob had been
scattered and the streets woio com-
Williams wan not removed from his
oil for his first hearing , so fearful
were the police of mob violence. A
rowd surrounded the jail all day and
ind not dispersed late last night. To
; arry out the requirements of the law ,
ho negro was Informally arraigned ns
lie stood In bin cell nnd was hold with-
> ut ball for further examination.
William H. Smith , chief of police of
Anbury Park , hold n conference with
the prisoner and announced after
wards that Williams apparently hnd
established a rood alibi. Many per
sons are Inclined to think the man n
victim of eircumstnnces.
The child's mother Is still In n se
rious condition. In attempting to
wring n conft.'tu'lon from the prisoner
.ho child's body was brought into the
[ all corridor. The negro was led forth
and halted before It.
I swear to God 1 did not harm the
girl. I had nothing to do with It , " he
"Get down and look Into her eyes
i ml say that , " was commanded ,
Williams leaned forward until ho
was gazing straight into the dead
eyes. His gn/.e did not waver and ho
"God is my witness that I did not
kill this girl. 1 did not touch her. I
lid not barm l.er. I dent know who
Again and again he repeated this as
its eyes lay on the body. Then he
I thank God I can say 1 did not do
it. I am sorry for her nnd sorry for
tier family , but I hnd nothing to do
with this. "
Ascroft Is Now on Trial.
Pierce. Neb. . Nov. 15. Special to
The News : U was determined this
morning to try Ross Ascroft for the
murder of Harry Roppa Yankee Rob
inson circus employe , at the present
term of court and the work of secur
ing n jury began today.
The defense yesterday asked for a
continuance and the matter was taken
under advisement by Judge Welch un
til today. The prosecution agreed to
certain points and the cato will be
Ascroft is charged with killing Ropp
with a tent stake. Ropp was drunk
and it was charged that ho made trou
ble. It is said he was beaten for many
minutes before he was finally laid out
RUNAWAY ENGINE KILLS TWO.
Wild Locomotive Crashes Into Iron
Mountain Freight Train.
Memphis , Tenn. , Nov. 15. Two per
sons were killed , two engines de
molished and six freight cars smashed
when a runaway Iron Mountain en-
ino crashed headon Into an Illinois
Central engine pulling a line of freight
cars In the Illinois Central yards here.
The dead :
Edgar Massey , Memphis.
John Moore , a negro.
Massey was a fireman on the Illi
nois Central. Moore was in a car of
liousehold goods which ho was accom
panying to Oklahoma.
PENS PRIZE POEM.
Insane Woman in Minnesota Institu
tion Gets $250 for Verses.
St. Paul , Minn. , Nov. 15. Minnesota
lias poet , or rather a poetess , who has
nchleved n measure of fame and for
tune despite the fact that for sixteen
years she has been an Initiate of a
state hospital for the Insane.
Some time ago a magaxlno offered
a prize for the best literary contribu
tion to bo submitted within a certain
time. The winner was to bo present
ed with free transportation to Europe
Among those who entered the con
test was n woman , a member of n
well known Minnesota family. So ex
cellent was her effort considered that
the prize was awarded to her.
When the editors of the magazine
learned who she was , and that because
of environments she would bo unable
to take advantage of the prize she had
won , they sent her n check for $250.
The woman was placed first In the
hospital nt Rochester on May 9 , 1894.
In 1907 she was removed with other
patients to Hastings , and on May 11 ,
1909 , again was transferred , this time
to Anoka , where she still Is held.
"She's bright unusually bright In
some wnys , " said A. D. Ware , assis
tant superintendent of the Haslngs In
stitution , this morning , "but she has
delusions. Her Insanity is hereditary.
A sister , niece , and uncle are inmates
of Minnesota hospitals. "
The woman is Miss Betty Clay , com
mitted in 1894 from Ramsey county to
the Rochester asylum. At times she
is perfectly rational and has full pos
session of her faculties. Her dementia
is of the spasmodic type and is accom
panied by weird delusions.
It is said that some of her best
verso has been written while under
the spell of these delusions. Her des
criptions are weird and uncanny , al
though charming. She seems to have
the faculty of keeping the hallucina
tions of her dementia without losing '
her natural powers and gifts. She is
well educated nnd refined.
Asked to Arbitrate ,
Sedalla. Mo. , Nov. 15. Striking em
ployes of the Missouri Pacific railway
shops and the bends of the railway
system will be asked to arbitrate their
Women Attack Clgarmakers.
Tauiim , Fin. , Nov. 15. When i
crowd of clgarmakers stinted to wotk
In the Argulles , Lopez & Co. plant a
band of Italian women set upon them
with broomsticks , clubs and with
other weapons abusing them loudly.
The men sought lofuge In the factory
and a detail of special police arrested
six of tile women , the others escap
Famous Artist Dead ,
Pnnldonco , R. 1. , Nov. 15. After an
Illness of so\i > ral months , following n
minor operation performed In Now
York last spring , John LaFarge , the
famous artist , died at the Butler hos
WEDS HIS FOSTER MOTHER.
First , an Ohio Woman had to Give Her
Wellston , O. , Nov. 15. Mrs. Sarah
Stewart , 49 years old , was married to
James Turner , 20 years old , her adopt
As guardian of the young man , Mrs.
Stewart llrst appeared before the lic
ense clerk and signed the necessary
permission for n minor to marry.
The bridegroom was adopted by Mrs.
Stewart when ho was a baby. Ho
was given a good education , and when
ho grow up he decided that he could
not do better than outer Into a closer
relation with the woman who had car
ed for him ( ill his life.
TRIPP COUNTY MAN KILLED.
Ed Hawkins , a Homesteader , Victim of
Runaway of Mule Team.
Valentine , Neb. , Nov. 15. Special to
The News : Word just received here
that Ed Hawkins , a homesteader , of
Trlpp county , was killed in n run
away of a team of mules. He has been
working husking corn for n farmer
by the name of Hlggins.
LINDSAY FARMER INJURED.
Nels Thomson Thrown Out of Wagon
and Wheel Runs Over Face.
Lindsay , Neb. , Nov. 15. Special to
The News : Nels Thomson , living ten
miles southwest of here , was hurt in
a runaway about four miles out ot
town. His horses shied at some ob
ject alongside the toad , became un
manageable and threw the man out
of tlie hugg } . The wheels passed over
his body and face , cutting n deep gash
over his right eye which had to be
sewed up by the surgeon.
MRS. WILLIAM VOLK DEAD.
Pioneer Resident of Battle Creek Ex
pires After Long Illness.
Battle Creak , Neb. , Nov. 15. Spe
cial to The News : Mrs. William Volk , |
a pioneer of tills community , died last
night after two years' illness. No' '
funeral amusements have yet Leon
August StelTen , a furniture man , re
ceived word of the death of his father-
in-law. Mr. Miller , in Ackloy , la.
TWELVE DEAD IN A RIOT.
Liberal Demonstration at Town Near
Managua Results Fatally.
Managua , Nov. 15. Twelve persons
are dead at Leon and many are wound
ed as the result of a political demon ,
stration there. The government is- j
sued orders prohibiting a liberal mani
festation and when the liberals and
their adherents gathered In streets
to carry out their plans , troops were
sent against them.
Charles Teller , an American , was
among the wounded. The American
consul Jose De Olivares went to Leon
to investigate the situation. A report
received from him says there was a
renewal of the rioting , but gives no
BETSY ROSS NOT FLAG MAKER ?
Former Governor Says Gen. Putnam
Was Creator of Stars and Stripes.
Boston , Mass. , Nov. 15. Former Gov
ernor Curtis Guild , at the children's
hour nt the Old South meeting house
said that General Israel Putnam was
the creator of the American flag and
not Betsy Ross.
Mr , Guild brought to the meeting a
large collection of American flags.
He cautioned the children to remem
ber that "The Star Spangled Banner"
and not "Ameiica" was the national
"Israel Putnam created the flag and
not Betsy Ross , " he said. "Sho only
suggested that the stars be five-point
ed Instead of six pointed. Betsy Ross
had nothing to do with the flag except
to sew it together. The credit ought
to go where It belongs. "
Order of Hearing of Final Account.
In the matter of the estate of Hope
Jane Twombly , deceased.
In the county court of Madison coun
ty , Nebraska.
Now on the 14th day of November ,
1910 , came Thomas B. Twombly , the
executor of said estate , and prays for
leave to render an account as such ex
It Is therefore ordered that the 15th
day of December , 1910 , at 1 o'clock p.
in. at my office In Madison , Nehrnskn ,
lie fixed as the time and place for ex
amining and allowing such account.
And the heirs ot said deceased , and all
persons Interested in said estate , are
required to appear at the time and
place so designated , and show cause ,
If such exists , nhy said account should
not bo allowed.
It is further ordered that said Thorn-
ns B. Twombly , executor , glvo notice
to all persons interested in said estnte
by causing a copy of tills order to bo
published in the Norfolk Weekly
News-Journal , a newspaper printed
and in general circulation in said
county , for three weeks prior to the
day set for said hearing.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto -
! unto set my hand and alllxcd my of-
i flcial seal tills 14th day of November ,
I A. D. 1910. Win. Bates ,
( Soul ; County Judge.
You Can Work Near a Window
i In winter when you have a Perfec
tion Oil Heater. It is a portable
radiator which can be moved to
any part of a room , or to any room
in a house. When you have a
Absolutely smokeless and odorltti >
you do not have to work close to the
stove , which is usually far from the
window. You can work where you
wish , and be warm. You can work on
dull winter days in the full light near
the window , without being chilled to
the bone. ,
The Perfection Oil Heater quickly ,
gives heat , and with one filling of the
font burns steadily for nine hours , without smoke or smell. An ,
Indicator always shows the amount of oil in the font. The filler- '
cap , put in like a cork in a bottle , is attached by a chain. This I
heater has a cool handle and a damper top.
The Perfection Oil Heater has an outomallc-locklnff <
flame spreader , which prevents the wick from being turned
high enough to smoke , and is easy to remove and drop back , so
the wick can be quickly cleaned. The burner body or gallery
cannot become wedged and can be unscrewed in an instant for
rewicking. The Perfection Oil Heater is finished in japan or
nickel , is strong , durable , well-made , built for service , and yet
light and ornamental.
Dtatin Bvtrytiktn. If not at yonn , wrili for dticriptivt cirrnlar
to ilti niartH ofiitcy of Ita
Standard Oil Company
( Incorporated )
Charles M liner of Fairfax wan here.
W. Ii. Itoonuy of Wnyno was a visitor -
or in the. city. |
U. S. Uiekey returned from an auto
mobile trip to Wlsner.
.Mr. anil .Mrs. O. S. Winter of Hum
phrey were in the city.
W. J. Wilson of Corning , fowa , is
visiting his daughter , Mrs. F. U. Miner.
Among the day's out-of-town visitors
in Norfolk were : Ira Anson , Carroll ; I
George Peters , Winner ; O. J. Miller. |
Winner ; John Widhahn , Pierce ; 13. U.
Townseiid. O'Neill ; W. F. Fontoln , Co-
lumlius ; M. Maguire , Hurko ; H. S.
Wheaton , Wayne ; Charles Meyer ,
Leigh ; George liode , Leigh ; Jennie
Lawrence , Pierce.
Horn , to Mr. and Mrs. Julius Winter ,
Dr. C. A. MeKim and A. II. Klestui
huvo each purchased Overland auto- '
K. B. Miner of the Nebraska Na
tional bank staff , who has been ill , Is
again able to bo at his desk.
The Hoynl Neighbors will hold a
district meeting November 1C in the
Odd Fellows hall in the afternoon and
Hurt Mapes is acting county attor
ney In the absence of County Attorney
James Nichols , who Is in Boston visit
ing his mother. I
G. P. Carson of Madison was here.
August Hlado is at Omaha on busi
A. L. Killlan has gone to Chicago on
L. J. Gutzmer of Columbus was in
H. B. McKinney has gone to Lincoln
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hirlosh of Mad
ison were In the city.
T. W. Heck of Gregory was in the
city visiting with friends.
Mrs. C. H. Davenport and children
are spending a few days with friends
Miss Maude Stadinger and Miss
Marguerite Ford of Dutte were visit
ors In the city.
A. Moldenhauer and Chris Glissman
returned from a short visit with rela
tives at Wisner.
liny Musselman of Kxcelsior
Springs , Mo. , is here to spend the win
ter with his grandparents , Mr. and
Mrs. L. U. Musselman.
Miss Sophia Finkhouse , who was
here visiting with her cousin , A. W.
Finkhouse , and the W. A. Bland fam
ily , returned to her home nt Pilger.
Mr. and Mn. Al Upton will leave
for Texas today or tomorrow. Mr.
Upton will probably settle In Texas ergo
go to California for the winter. His
barber shop was sold recently to Wil
liam Zulauf of Pierce.
The Norfolk Juniors defeated the
Sehelley football team Saturday by a
score of 1C to 5 Emery , Larkin and
Johnson mad ? touchdowns for the
Juniors , while Sehelley made the
touchdown for his team.
Deputy United States Marshal J. F.
Sides of Dakota City was in the city.
Marshal Sides had just returned from
a trip to Alnsworth , where he was
serving papers In a bankruptcy case.
The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs.
Mines , South Thirteenth street , Tues
day afternoon at 2:30. : A full attend
ance Is desired as this Is the last
meeting which Mrs. Atwood will at
At n recent lire In the Commercial
hotel at Hay Springs the Blind Boone
company saved their lives by making
a hasty getaway In their night robes.
An adjoining stable and twenty-live
head of horsea were burned.
Because one employe resigned his
position , two others , Including n night
waitress at the Merchants restaurant ,
resigned their positions Sunday even
ing , leaving the place short of help.
Their places , however , were filled and
the work Is running along as smoothly
A gambler and ball player from the
Black Hills country who has been giv
ing the local authorities trouble by
"bbootlng up" two of the resorts east
of the city with an automatic revolver ,
Is reported to have been arrested at
Pilger after no had made his getaway
when a stabbing affair took place near
the resort In which ho was staying.
The Pllgor marshal found the man In
a ; box car. He was Intoxicated and
alter : ho was relieved of his revolver
be watt locked up in the jail.
Mrs. Robert Canote , formerly a Nor
folk resident , died In California Fri
day afternoon , according to advlcea
received by Norfolk friends. The re
mains will he brought to Norfolk for
burial. Mr. Canoto died In Fremont
two years ago. Frank Canote , living
cast of town , is a brother of Robert
Dr. C. C. Johnson of Crclghton and
Dr. Frank II. Kucera of Vordlgro
were here Saturday night for initia
tion Into the Elks lodge. Dr. Johnson ,
who Is the young mayor of Croigliton.
has completej ! recovoiod from the
fractured skull sustained in an auto
mobile accident at Omaha some
Wliile C. II. Groesbeck had the
honor of laying the llrst brick on the
Norfolk avenue paving district , there
will be no honors for the llrst man to
drive over the paving with a vehicle.
Much Inconvenience Is experienced by
the contractors from teams driving
over the newly laid concrete base at
the present timo. One vehicle driven
by a woman made the trip from Sixth
street over the newly laid concrete on
the intersection on Fifth street.
Emmet Halsey , a man employed by
Grant Blade , a lanner living near But
tle Creek , pleaded guilty in Judge W.
B. Fuerst's court at Battle Creek to
stealing ten bushels of corn from
Fletcher Daniels , a coat and sweater
from Arthur Pratt , and four husking
hooks from Charles Durham. He was
lined $25. Constable Flynn of Norfolk
arrested Halsey. His case was con
tinued a few days , but he suddenly
pleaded guilty. Acting County Attor
ney Mapes prosecuted for the state.
Frank Davis , the gasmaker at the
Norfolk Light and Fuel company
plant , who had a narrow escape from
serious injuries Friday morning when
he was painfully injured , Is ieported
doing quite woll. Mr. Davis was mak
ing repairs on the engine when the
piston rod struck him on the chest and
knocked him against the wall. Had
he been thrown a few Inches In an
other direction it Is believed his head
would have ome in contact with a
protruding piece of iron. Mr. Davis'
home is In Sioux City.
Tommy Gavlgan , middle-west cham
pion , and Clirt'iice English , northwest
champion pugilist , will battle fifteen
rounds before the Ilnhldoux Athletic
I club at St. Joseph , Mo. , November 15.
English In writing Norfolk friends oC
his St. Joe contest declares he would
like to meet Kelley and other pugi-
I lists In Norfolk , hut his time Is very
much taken up at the present. Ho-
j expresses much Interest In some of
the reported coming contests In Nor
folk. In his letter ho mentions Hugo
, Kelley of Chicago as a good man for
Dr. C. J. Verges reports inree hours
of the hardest work ho ever put in , In
all his days , when his automobile waa
stalled In wet snnd and mud on South
Thirteenth street Saturday night. To
keep the wheels from slipping the doc
tor sacrificed his two coats , blankets ,
and the coat of Ilobert Smith , his em
ploye. The clothing was put under
the wheels and In this manner the car
was able to move. A package of home
made cookies In a pocket of the coat
which was directly under the wheels
was safe when it was hauled out. Not
a cookie was bioken ,
The sheep which have been feeding
on the Country club grounds were
loaded on a double deck car Sunday
night and sent to the South Omaha ,
market , whore they wore sold by the
Great Western Commission company.
There were 250 sheep in all and they
were declared to be the choicest sheep
over sent out of the city. There nro
yet to bo sent away 150 sheep , which
are grazing on the dub grounds.
George Berry , C. E. Burnhani , J. S.
Mathowson and D. Mathowson , owners
of the sheep , wore the victims of many
jokes when they exhibited tholr cap
abilities as hhecp herders The work
was dllllcult and In answer to a ques
tion as to what the sheep were fed
one of the herders declared they were
started off on golf balls , clocks , mash-
lea and drivers , and later finished off
on brassies and putters.
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