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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL , Kill DAY , DECEMBER 30 , 1910.
Birthday of a Marrylna Parson ,
Itov , H. 8. King IIIIH married over
3.000 rniiiilcH nnil HVOH to toll the tnlo
nml roeolvo blrtlulity congratulations
on liln sixty-fifth blrtlulay today. Itov.
ICIiiK IB tliu tinlMtio charactnr In tlio
matrimonial world and the right hand
iiiuii of Cupid. Un IH ono of the land
marks of the city of Columbus , O.
Tin * nnwHbuyH know him and mullo at
lilin and give him a knowing wink If
loving couple IH In flight. The police
men know him and tip their holtnutH
and salute with tholr clubs. The poll-
tlclatiH know him and know that ; i
Hood word from the "marryhiK par
son" will muttn many votOR for them ,
Itov. Mr. King IB an optimist and ho
bnlloven In mnrrlago , and his boaat
in that very few of the couples whom
lie has united liuvo Bought the divorce
cnurtH. "I bollovo In marriage , and I
tnko It aH n sure sign of the approval
of the First Great Lever that ho sanc
tions marriage , for Ho has permitted
mo to perform so many ceremonies.
Tbo cosy cottage on West State street ,
Columbus , occupied by Hov. King and
nln wlfo has been the scene of many
weddings , while others have taken
place at the homes of brides. Still
others bavo boon solemnized at the
umrt house , where Uov. King Is often
called. Runaway couples , bent on
eluding opposing parents are always
put through the "third degreo" before
hand , although they find a friend In
the "marrying parson. " Not Infre
quently the Insistent questioning of
Ilev. King has led to opening the oycs
.of Bomo gullible young girls , who wore
< ) orBiiadod against their will to become
4 ho brldo of an unscrupulous man. Inexperienced -
experienced youths have also escaped
-unhappy and Illegal unions through
itbo marvelous Intuition of Rev. King
Mrs. King usually acts as witness
.and matron of honor. She takes a delight -
light In helping her husband unite
lorlng couples and frequently culti
vates the friendship of those who will
accept her as tuolr friend ,
Monday , December 2C.
'Now York and , Pennsylvania elevens
meet In n great soccer football game
at Marquette Oval , Brooklyn , N. Y.
Tuesday , December 27.
.Sandy Ferguson will box Sam Lang-
lord at 'tho Armory club , Boston.
Matty Baldwin arrives at Oakland ,
Calif. , to get ready to box Franklc
Wednesday , December 28.
Harvard's crack cloven , under the
command of Capt. Hamilton Fish , Jr. ,
loaves Cincinnati for Tennessee ,
where games will bo played at Chat
Thursday , December 29.
Entries close for the "Philadelphia
JNow Year Country club run. "
Saturday , December 31.
International automobile show opens
.at Now York.
All-Star Eleven to Play in Dixie.
Now York , Deo. 26. Hamilton Fish
Jr. , captain of the Harvard varsity
football team two years ago , who this
season formed an all-star team of for
mer college players , passed through
this city today onrouto for the south
where the eastern college men will
meet crack southern players. Of the
sixteen players Fish has on his team
there are ten from Harvard , threi
frain Princeton , two from Yale anil
ono from Michigan.
Great Soccer Football Game.
Now York , Dec. 2C. The interstate
soccer football game between New
York and Pennsylvania scheduled foi
Marquctto oval , Brooklyn , has attract
ed much attention in the sportiin
world. Picked men from the bosi
teams of both states will oppose eacl
other , since test games have beei
played in New York and Pennsylvan
la since December 10 , in order to ge
the best players.
Sketch of Edward Grant Barrow.
Edward Grant Barrow , the noli
president of the- Eastern League , hai
in his day been a newspaper man am
a theatrical man , a manager of 1ml
a dozen baseball teams from the small
eat of bush league circuits to the miij
ore , and a hotel keeper. This is no
the first time ho has boon preslden
of a league , either , for in 189G ho wai
president , secretary and treasurer o
the old Atlantic League. Ho lias al
ready Joined the ranks of the reprt
seutatlves of the various leagues centered
tered in New York , and has opened ol
flees in that city , whore he will be i
close neighbor of the National Lcagu
and the New York club of the Natiomi
Mr. Barrow was born In Sprlnglleli
111. , on May 10 , 1SGS. After loavln
tchool ho was employed on a nev-'s
paper In Dos Molnes , la. , and playe
with fin amateur baseball ten in m thn
c'ty. In 1S&9 he went to Plttaour ?
where ho followed newspaper work tea
a while , and then launched into til
tbeatical business , later becoming
hotel manager In that city.
Mr. Barrow became a baseball mat
nger In 1894 , when ho helped to 01
ganlzo the Inter-Stato League and s <
cured the Wheeling , W. Va. , franchlsi
Ho managed the club and won th
pennant In 1894 , and In 190S won th
pennant In the Iron and Coal Leagui
In 189G ho bought at Patteyson. N. J
franchise in the Atlantic League , an
was beaten out for the pannant In th
last day of the season. With the Paterson
torson club at that time Barrow ha
Hans Wagner , Emmett Holdrtck an
George Smith. When Sam Crane r
Urod from the presidency of the A
lantlc League In 189G , Mr. Barrow su
cocded him and held the office f (
three years , the league disbanding i
1899. In 1900 , 1901 juid 1902 Barre
managed the Toronto team in tl
Eastern League , getting second plae
in 1901 and the pennant in 1902. 1
1903 and 1904 Barrow managed tl
Detroit team , and In 1905 wont to I
dlajjapolls of the American assocl
tlon , and the next year went back i
Toronto. Barrow quit baseball In 19 (
and engaged In th hotel business In
Toronto. Ho turned the Toronto team
over to Joi Knlloy , and In that year
Toronto won thu pennant. Barrow
was out of baseball for throe years ,
til last year managed the Montreal
am which finished In fifth place.
Barrow Is n big , good Matured foi-
: w with a firm mouth and chin which
hews how determined ho can bo when
o sots his mind upon n thing. His
H are kindly someone called them
oulful ono time and got hlnckcycs In
otiirn , and for every ounce of fat on
Is body Marrow has it pound of good
a til re.
Jess Dandy Likes Water ,
JOBS Dandy , playing Hans , Wagner
the "Prince of Pllseu , " pacllled HOV-
ral members of his company who
, 'ero In a heated discussion Friday
fternoon as to whether or not they
ad ever played Norfolk. The discus-
Ion came up when the wardrobe lady
nil a member of the orchestra bat-
led with fingers In each other's faces
vor the question. Mr. Dandy appear-
d on the scene and settled the argu-
"Why children wo played In this
Ity on the night of October 18 , 1905 ,
nil you both were with us , " ho said.
Dandy then went to bed at the Ox-
ard hotel and when notified after ho
rose that the opera , house would bo
lacked with an appreciative audience ,
o expressed his gratitude. "Wo piny-
d hero before to a big house In 1905 ,
nd I sura was dollghtcd. "
The scene In the dressing rooms
vas an Interesting ono Friday night ,
hero was not room for the entire
ompany , nml the chorus boys had to
make-up In the mailing room of the
In Dandy's dressing room a half
lour before the curtain rose , were
eated Edward Mora , who played Carl
Otto , the Prince of Pllsen , II. II.
flrocke , who dresses Dandy , and The
"Mr. Dandy Is certainly a liberal
nan , " said Brocke. "He always al-
ows us his dressing room and never
omea down until about fifteen mln-
itos before the curtain goes up. Of
oursc. if there are plenty of rooms
10 has Ills own , but wo all use his
.vlion . its crowded as it is tonight. "
Brocko then gave up his sent In
rent of Dandy's mirror to Otto , whose
good looks really needed no improve-
nont. "Well. " said Otto , "this Is not
ad , but confidentially , Nebraska has
ho worst dressing rooms of any state
have been In. Norfolk is the best
have encountered. We cannot
kick on this. "
Otto soon finished his make-up and
gave up his seat for Dandy , but his
allure to appear again enticed Brocke
nto the chair , where ho worked the
brush against his eyebrows with such
ivondorful work that oven Otto look-
id upon him admiringly and smiled.
"I have traveled 14,000 miles with
his show , " said the real prince , "and
can safely say no one seems to tire
of It. '
There was a rushing of chorus girls
\nd other artists for the stairway lend-
ng to the stage as the caller an-
lounced at the door of each dressing
room , "Overture. "
Then in came Jess Dandy , laughing
ind Joking with his comrade artists.
veryovic greeted him with u pleasant
ivord and his popularity with the acers -
ors and actresses seemed great. "Glad
, 'ou came , " lie said to The News man ,
'don't bo in a hurry , and stay with
is. " lie then stripped for action , and
unlike his "dresser , " young Brocke ,
ils make-up was simple. Ho already
, vore a natural happy look and all that
ivas needed was a little of the pink
for the face and head.
"No , I do not wear a rubber suit In
that fountain sceneY' said Dandy , "the
Irst question asked me Is whether
ts real water that I get Into. It cer-
.ainly Is. and It's cold , too. I suffer
ed for fourteen * months once with
throat trouble from the effects of that
fountain scene soaking , and underwent
an operation on my throat. After
consulting numberless throat special-
sts , I was cured by a young New York
specialist , who I believe is a pee > In
ils class. I am all right now. and do
lot feel any strain whatever. My
success I lay mostly to the Interest
our people take in their work. There
Is always someone around ready tc
keep a door closed and shut off a bad
draught. But I don't see why people
make such a fuss over cold water
There is no harm in It. Many is the
night that I don't feel good until I gel
Into the fountain. "
All the time Dandy was talking he
did not stop operations with the plnl <
color , and by the tlmo overture was
over Mr. Brocko had him rigged up
ready to arrive from "Zliuinnatl. "
"Talking about the settlement of the
theatrical war. " ho sajd. "It will dc
no harm. It will help a town of Nor
folk's size. Should a settlement be
made Norfolk would win out , where
as , If there was no settlement Nor
folk -may be neglected. Yes , I 11 m'
people like the "Prince of Pilsen" hotter
tor ovorytlmo they see It. Then
seems to bo no other musical com
pany like this in the United States
Wo have already broken twelve dlf
ferent house records. It is the firs
Savage show , and is the show whlcl
nmdo him so popular. The cast ii
well picked and everyone fits thel
place precisely. "
Then The News man was allowed t (
view the four suits. of regular even
ing clothes which are always read ;
for Dandy In his fountain scone
which disclosed the fact that no nil )
bor Is used and that Dandy really get
a thorough soaking.
"You see , " said Brocke , while nudg
lug Carl Otto , "Dandy takes n drlnl
of absinthe after that bath and thn
keeps oft any danger of him catchlni
a cold. "
New Jordan Bank.
Winner Journal : A charter ha
been granted for a bank at Jorda
7 with a capital of $10,000. The nei
'bank will bo known as the Jordan
Hinto bank , and will occupy the Wit-
ten State bank building , which wan
ietuiiil } moved from Wltten to Jor
dan. Roy Shoohnn , who resides on
n homestead near Jordan , will bo the
proaldunt , John Stewart of Dallas , vice
president , and F. Lowls McCullough
of Jordan , cashier. The directors are
Ray Sheehan , John Stewart , E. A.
Jackhoti , F. Lewis McCullougn and T.
A COUNTY JUDGE IS MARRIED.
Martin F. Spann of Bassett Comes to
MndlRon County for Bride ,
Madison , Neb. , Dec. 2(5. ( Special to
The News : Martin F. Spnnn of Bas
so ! t , county Judge of Rock county , se
cured n marriage license from Judge
Bates for himself and Miss Dora E.
Kelley , also of BassoU. Mr. Spann
could not Issue his own marriage li
cense and came to Madison county for
It , Inasmuch as ho will bo married at
the homo of the bride's sister , Mrs.
George NIlcs of Tildon.
Judge Bates also Issued marriage li
censes to Theodore Rolnhnrt Satrco
of Newman Grove , a nephew of J. ' H.
Henderson of thU city , and Miss Nora
Matilda Steve , also of Newman Grovo.
Rov. F. M. Drullor , pastor of the M.
E. church of this city , Joined In mar
riage , Christmas eve , Roy Edwin Tay
lor and Miss Edith Viola Park , both
Mr. and Mrs. Dlodrlch Brunson of
Friend. Neb. , and H. S. Weber , a
friend of Mr. Brunson's from the same
city , are spending the Christmas holi
days with Mrs. Brunson's parents , Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Fields of this city.
Says Wife Is Starving.
W. A. Strong was arrested by Con
stable Flukhouso on a warrant sworn
out by Strong's mother-in-law , Mrs.
L. W. Schlote of Tildon , who charges
Strong with non-support anil refusing
to provide for his wlfo and two chil
dren. Mrs. Schloto declares her daugh-
or and children arc being mistreated
und are starving. Strong came hero
omo time ago from Pierce , where he
married his present wife against the
vislics of her family. Her father
wants to take her back home , where
10 can take care of her. Strong has
ecured an attorney and n hearing was
told Friday afternoon in Judge Else-
lummy West Claims He Was Doped.
Fred ( "Dummy" ) West of Gregory
vas In the city Saturday afternoon en-
onto from Sioux City , la. , to his home.
West declares ho was "doped" before
10 entered the ring with Dan Sulli-
an last Wednesday night.
"Before I went Into the arena my
miner rubbe'd me with some prepara-
Ion , and I could feel the effects of
his In the first round. When I stop
ped fighting I was burning up. I lay
ny defeat to my trainer , and would
Ike the public to know that I have
10 'yellow streak' In me , although my
rainer has said I had. My body was
simply burning up , and I suffered
nuch weakness. I am willing to fight
either of the Sulllvnu men at any
line and any place. John Holmes of
Sheldon. la. , will put up $1,000 that
can defeat either of them. This is
New Department In R. R. Offices.
Another department has been add-
d to the now crowded Northwestern
superintendent's office at the Junction.
The new department is the account-
ng department , in charge of S. T.
Uartram of Oak Park , 111. About five
years ago this department was taken
! rom Norfolk and transferred to Chi
cago. At that time it was In charge
of A. O. Hazen , who kept the time
rolls for the company of this division.
The department was again ( ransfer-
red last week to Norfolk and Mr. Bart-
ram is now well settled in the train-
naster's ofllce with T. Carabine
as stenographer. The trainmaster's
ofllco was moved to the little room in
the northwest part of the building.
This department will keep the time
of all employes east of Long Pine , and
will employ about four clerks.
Mltcboll had a six-Inch snow fall.
S. Stebblns. aged 80. of MllU'r , .1
pioneer farmer , is dead )
The Monitor Printing company of
Wakonda has purchased the Wakonda
The supreme court has set January
10 as the date for the examination ol
applicants for admission to the bar
of South Dakota. .
West Point News.
West. Point. Neb. , Dec. 2G. Special
to The News : West Point Camp , No
1244. Modern Woodmen of America
have elected their new officers as foi
lows : Venerable consul. Julius Bade
bach , W. A. Miller. E. B. and B. G
Hermann : escort. H. S. Radler : clerk
August Hnnft ; watchman , Fred Kloth ;
sentry , Herman Wilde ; manager
three years , George B. Sawtelle.
Marriage licenses have been Issuei
during the week to Alvin Llesy am
Miss Sadie Ebol ; to Gustavo John and
Miss Augusta Schulz , and to Freeman
Cadwell and Miss Anna Paulson.
At the last regular meeting of Steu
ben lodge , No. 40 , of the Sons of Her
man , the following officers were elect
ed for the ensuing year : President
F. L. Ruedlgor ; vice president , E. M
Von Seggerjr recording secretary
Peter Poesllett ; financial secretary
Herman Koch ; treasurer , Frank John
son ; trustee , Michael Melor.
County Judge Dewald pronounced
the words which united In marriage
Gustavo John and Miss * Augustt
Schulz. The young couple are wol
known residents of Bismarck town
The public and parochial schools o
West Point have been closed on ac
count of the presence In the city o
scarlet fever , which , however , Is limit
ed to flvo mild cases. The board o
health , however , doomed It advisable
especially on account of the nearnesi
r of the holidays , to close the school
and thus prevent any possible spread
of the dlsoiiBO. This has proven to
bo a wls * mensuro as no now cases are
West Point tent , No. 20 , KnlghtB of
the Maccabees , held a regular meet-
tig hist evening and clouted new olfl
rorK. Sir knight commander , J. F ,
iajlcek ; sir knight lieutenant com- ,
nandor , Charles Stiss ; record keeper ,
I. C. Hanson ; chaplain , I' . F. O'Sul-
Ivan ; tniHtco , J. O. Elliott.
Sonnet by Julius Hulff.
Norfolk friends have received copies
> f nu art sonnet which has been on
alu In Los Angeles stores , the sonnet
icing from the pen of Julius William
lulff , formerly of this city. Follow-
ng is the sonnet :
) cep buried in the human frame I
lesponslvo to the touch of rich or
That I this day may Into action lure
show my face If failure staggers by
s'o mortal gold can my allegiance buy
n humble trade , In science , or In art
orovor will I strive to do my part
So all who show the willingness to
Inrd work and faith I ask of every
s'or must he ever In this tribute pause
Who has my aid In any righteous
Yours to command for one brief mor
tal span !
To work ! to work ! or I must lie and
I'o feel the touch of sluggish hands
Joe Miles of Tllden was In the city.
T. W. Beck of Gregory Is In the city.
Mrs. W. T. Fletcher of Oakdale was
Mrs. , A , E. Russell of Lyons was In
Miss Etta Cunningham of Tllden
Mrs. R. Bochard of DIxon , S. D. , was
n the city.
Mrs. George Thornburg of Oakdale
was a visitor in the city.
Charles Nenow of Gordon Is In the
My visiting "with relatives.
Fred Zitkowskl of Rockyford , Colo. ,
In the city visiting with relatives.
William Llchtenberg of Rockford ,
111. , was in the city visiting with his
Dr. and Mrs. Charles S. Parker and
hlldren are in Omaha visiting with
Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Grant of Emorick
: ire In the city visiting with their fa
ther , S. II. Grant.
Walter McFarland returned from
Sioux City where he spent a day's
visit , with .friends.
Max Mnrotz and family of Idaho ,
who were visiting friends at Hosklns ,
liuve returned here.
D. L. Best of Battle Creek was a vis
itor In the city.
George Loan spent Sunday at Goth
enburg with his family.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Thatch of Madi
son wore visitors in the city.
Arthur Lancaster went to Kearney
to spend Christmas with his parents.
Mrs. H. F. Barnhart went to Crelgh-
ton to spend thp holidays with rela
Mrs. Abe Lovlnc has gone to Oma
ha to spend the holidays with rela
Mrs. John Robinson lias yone to
Omaha to spend the holidays with rel
Dave Ilodsou of Madison is in the
city spending the holidays with Ms
Mrs. Elizabeth Davidson of Crelgh
ton is In the city to spend the holidays
Wiliam Hauptll , cashier of the Mon
owl State bank Is in the city visiting
Lnrry Doyle has gone to Rock Rap
ids , la. , where lie will Spend a few
months with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hays re'turn
ed from Omaha where they attended
the funeral of Ray Miller.
Miss Helen Rosenbaum of Out 'ha Is
in the city to spend the holidays wltli
her sister , Mrs. Karl Stefan. '
Mr. and Mrs. Castle entertained Mr ,
and Mrs. Hedrick and Miss Mary Wise
of Stu'art. Neb. , at Christinas dinner.
Mrs. Bessie D. Peyton of Omalui
was in the city enroute to Crolghton
where she will spend the holidays
Mrs. Herman Camrath of Lindsay
who was hero visiting with the C. P
Christansen family , has gone to Spoil
cer to spend the holidays with rela
,110111 , to Mr. and Mrs. Max Mosher
a s < on.
Born , to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mueller
a daughter. /
John Llchtenberg of Hadur is re
Mrs. Joseph Pliant who was quite 11
is now reported better.
iJHiuHM-iih Commiuidery. 'No. 20
meets tonight for work in the Re <
Born , to Mr. nml Mrs. Ed Martin o
Madison , a daughter. Mrs. Martin was
formerly Miss Jennie Nyland of Nor
Aubrey Harrison of Glltner , Neb.
has accepted a position as wlndov
trimmer at the Peoples Departmen
The 7-nionths-old son of Mr. nm
Mrs. John Gamble died Sunday oven
Ing. The funeral services were heh
The raffle wheels were again bus ;
Saturday and a large number of tin
Christmas dinners were won by hold
ers of lucky numbers.
The annual meeting of the Nortl
cast Nebraska Retail Implement Dea
ers and Traveling Men's club will b
hold In Norfolk on January 11.
When ono Norfolk fancy chlcko
breeder woke up Christmas mdrnin
ho found In his stocking a fine ante
matio chicken , a gift from his wife.
The Norfolk sheep syndicate is no' '
wintering about GOO sheep on the
Country club grounds. A number of
tin * sheep nro being fnttonod for mar
ket while the rest are being fed on
U. Whltwer of Tlldeii was In Nor
folk yesterday on luminous. Mr ,
Whltwor came to Norfolk forty-two
years ago and then went on to Tildon ,
where ho settled. At that time there
was Just a mill and ono store In
Saturday night's rush of the last
Christmas shopper was a heavy one.
The toy departments In the various
stores were cleaned up. Clerks wore
kept busy running to the store rooms
which also were cleared of their holi
The annual dance of the Brother
hood of Railway Trainmen takes place
In Mnrquardt hall tonight. The com-
nltteo on entertainment report every-
; hlng In readiness to make this annual
jail a decided success and a good time
for every one , Is promised.
Word has been received hero of the
marriage of Miss Gertrude E. Hills
and Henry Street In Salem , Ore. The
ceremony was performed by Rov. Mr.
Lees at the Episcopal rectory , Decem
ber 10. The bride ts the daughter of
Mrs. C. M. Hills , living southwest of
Norfolk. The young people will' re
main In Salem for the present.
C. Hf Prazy of Chicago Is In charge
of the accounting department of the
Northwestern , the new department
added to the superintendent's ' build
ing at the Junction. , S. T. Bnrtnm Is
assistant accountant to Mr. Prazy.
Two other accountants and two time
keepers are employed In this depart
ment. Time and accounts are kept
for the entire eastern division.
Ernest Korth returned from Omaha
and reports witnessing the accidental
death of a fanner east of Bennlngton.
The farmer was driving oVer the rail
road crossing with a buggy and two
horses when the train on which Mr.
Korth was riding ran the fanner
down. The man wns thrown several
yards and killed Instantly. Both
tiorses were killed but the buggy was
not much damaged. The train was
stopped , the man's body picked up and
carried buck to the station.
' R. McLaughlin , a Northwe'stern
brakeman of this city , narrowly es
caped death near Verdigro , Friday ,
when ho accidentally fell backwards
between moving cars and was drag
ged some distance. His presence of
mind , when ho grasped the rods , sav
ed his life. When McLaughlin fell ,
his back struck the rails. Ho clung
to the rods and was dragged along the
rails with ono foot on either side of
the rail. One limb was slightly bruis
ed when the wheels of the cars ran
There is considerable controversy
reported by the boarders atthe , Ottc
boarding house between the railroad
company and the county authorities
over the question as to who should
pay the board bill of Henri Larendeau ,
the Frenchman who some weeks age
was run down In the Northwestern
yards ami sustained badly injured
legs. Larendeau has suffered Intense
pain , the effects of his injuries , but
his limbs are healing up well. Laren
dean 1ms a sister living In Canada ,
He is an expert paper maker , and has
been working in a logging camp in
Wyoming previous to coming to Nor
It Was Fun for 100 Tots.
More than 100 little girls and boys
of Norfolk who wouldn't have known
any joy of the Christmas season
were given a Christinas tree treat al
the Episcopal church Saturday after
noon. The church was' filled wltli
wistful little tots some of them wltli
tiny toes peeking out through faith
less soles , their noses as red at
Jonathan apples from the cold. Bui
they were happy.
There were gifts for them all-
skates , alrguns , dolls , caps , mittens
sweaters , and dozens of other tilings
After the presents nil had been
given and the choir came to leave , 11
was found that the caps and mlttciu
of two members of the choir had
been given away.
His Foot Taken Off.
Kanillo Omirnk , head painter at tlu
Norfolk state hospital for the insane
lost ills left foot and sustained othei
minor injuries as the result of belnt
run down at 7:45 : Saturday evening
by the Incoming M. & O. train. Whei1
ho was picked up by Dr. C. J. Verges
: ho Injured man had been lying ncai
the track for about forty-five mln
ites. The shoo and stocking of the
eft leg were gone and the foot was
badly crushed and dangling by oulj
i small piece of flesh. Ho sufferei
somewhat from the cold. The fooi
was amputated by Dr. Verges , assist
ed by Dr. Pilger. .
Oudrak and an assistant palntei
lamed Vaclav Babicek , both Boliem
ians , were on their way to tho.citj
from the hospital. They had jus' '
started to cross the bridge when On
drak told his companion ho believec
he heard the train coming. Hearlnf
no whistle or bell they believed the ;
had time to cross safely. Whei
about over the bridge the train camt
upon them. Both men screamed ti
the engineer to stop but their scream :
were not heard and If they could havi
been it would probably have been toi
Climbs Into Auto.
Both men tried to jump. Babied
was successful , but Ondrak slippei
and his left foot was run over. HI
was dragged a few yards. Bablccl
ran to the Wlde-Awnko Clothing stor
where ho told of the accident. Di
Verges was sent for and unable t
drive to the scene of the aceldon
with his machine the doctor carrle
the man , who weighs 150 pound !
three blocks. When the nutomobll
was readied Ondrak calmly cllmbe
Ondrak has been making his horn
in Mllligan , Neb. , but came hero t
paint on the now hospital building
Does Not Strain the Eyes'
Don't use n small , concentrated light
over one shoulder. It puts an unequal1
strain on your eyes. Use n dllTused , soft , i
mellow Italit that cannot flicker , that counl- f
izes the work of the eyes , such as the Rnyo
Lamp Rives , and avoid eye strain.
'I he Kayo is dcsi ied to tfjvc the
best light , and it does.
It has n strong , durable shade-holder
that Is held firm and true. A new burner
Rives added strength. Made of solid
brass and finished in nickel. Easy to
keep polished. The Rayo Is low priced ,
but no other lamp gives a better light at
Once a Rayo User , Always One.
Dtatirt Evtryifliirt. If net a I yanri , u-rilt far dtitrlptivt \
circular to Ihi ntanst attxcy o/lii
Standard Oil Company
( Incorporated )
six months ago. Ho is unmarried and
all his relatives llvo In Bohemia ,
Ear Muffs the Trouble.
It developed Monday that Ondrak
had already crossed the bridge when
struck by the train. He was wearing
car muffs which detracted the sound
of the train's approach. His physi
cians report that ho Is doing fairly
well , although ho has suffered Intense
pain from the shock. He was taken
from the ofllco of Dr. C. J. Verges in
the Bishop block at 1 o'clock Sunday
morning to the state hospital. The
reports that Ondrak had been drink
ing when ho was run down are de
nied by him. "I did not have a drop
of liquor , " ho said to a News repre
sentative. Neither the engineer or
fireman on the train saw the accident.
SUES M'COY FOR DIVORCE.
The Pugilist Made No Defense In New
Now York , Dec. 24. Norman Selby
better known In pugilistic circles as
Kid" McCoy , the pugilist , was sued
for absolute divorce today before Jus
tice Platzck In the supreme court.
His wife , who was the widow of a
young millionaire , "Bud" Ellis of
Schenectady , appeared In court. Me.
Coy was not present. The case was
undefended. A statutory offense was
alleged. Justice Platzck reserved de
HE FAVORS PUBLICITY.
Governor Hadley of Wisconsin Pleased
Wfth Western Union's System.
St. Louis , Mo. , Dec. 20. Special to
The News : Publicity of corporation
reports has a firm friend In Gov. Her
bert S. Lladley of Missouri , who has
for years preached that , doctrine and
who is now gratified by seeing his
views along those lines adopted by a
number of the great quasi-public cor
porations and institutions of the coun
try. Particularly , is Governor Had-
ley pleased at the recent publicity
given the bold move of President Vail
of the Western Union Telegraph com
pany , who took the stockholders , as
well as the general public , into full
confidence when , upon assuming the
charge of that company , he made pub
lic the true condition of affairs the
Western Union in a report which re
duced its surplus from $18,000,000 to
$3,000,000 by squeezing out all "wa
ter" from its assets , revaluing its pro
perty which was being carried at u
valuation made years-ago , and bring
ing the "book value" of Its assets
down to "actual value. "
"I have read with interest an ac
count of President Vnil's action , and
I regard it ns of great Importance , not
only to those Interested in that com
pany , but to the public generally , '
says Governor Hadley. "Much of the
prejudice that 1ms existed among the
people and found expression in legis
lation against public service corpora
tions has been based upon a misunder
standing and a misconception as to
the manner in which such corpora
tions are conducted and the profits
they receive from their business. The
regulation of public service corpora
tions Is a right which is now thorough
ly established , and one which is likely
to be more extensively exercised ,
Those Interested in sucli corporations
will contribute to the result of seciir
ing a fair and just exercise of this
right of regulation by taking the pub'
lie into their confidence in advance
and giving to them the real facts as
. ! to what the company is doing , and
' what returns It Is receiving upon Its
business. Such information will nlsc
be valuable from the standpoint of the
several states in the matters of taxa
tion , and if this policy had been pur
sued for the last ten years , I feel confident -
fidont that there would have been far
less of a prejudice against big bus !
ness enterprises , and far less legisla
; tlon affecting their Interests whlcli
was 111 considered and perhaps unnoc
FOURTEEN ENGLISH SHOT.
That Number Killed or Wounded In
Brush With Arabian Gunners.
Bushshlpo , Persia , Dec. 20. A land
Ing force from the British cruiser
! Hyacinth had a serious brush will
, I Arabian gun runners on the southcn
coast of Persia today.
Fourteen of the British wore klllee
or wounded. The Arabs lost forty.
Mexican Rebels Loot Town.
Mnrfu , Tex. , Dec. 20. A report re
garded as authentic was received hen
to the effect that Mexican Insurrectoi
looted the store and ranch near Sai
Carlos belonging to Enrique Creel
' known as Los Angeles Hacienda , tak
Ing 250 saddle horses and ICO fcei
cattle. They also took the town o
0 San Carlos , It is reported. The Jef
8 politico lied. Colonel Borah's , of th
Mexican army , Is said to have boon
killed at Mulato whllo operating n
rapid tire gun In the recent engage
ment. The Insurroctos captured the
mi ami ten Mauser rifles.
Terse Tales of Gotham.
Now York , Dec. 2C. Justice .Tamos
W. Gerard , whoso name is mentioned
as a candidate to succeed United
States Senator Chauncoy M. Dopow ,
Is a hard worker and oneof the most
faithful of men to his judicial duties.
Therefore when ho was reported an
Btattng recently that he would /not
hold court within two weeks of Christ
mas , if he had his way , ho was press
ed for an explanation. Says ho :
"Thlo la the hardest tlmo of the
year for lawyers to get n conviction
from a jury In a criminal case. A
jury hates to find a man guilty if to
do BO means he'll upend his holidays
In prison. If there is any possible
doubt , a jury win fall to convict In the
Christmas season. Lawyers are al
ways anxious not to have their cases
on docket for the few weeks Just be
fore Christmas. "
Early in December Now York oporta-
men went to Journey to Virginia to
get ready for fine shooting ; then they
"beat it" back to Gotham to spend
the holidays , bringing back game
enough for the families of several
friends. The latest ones to return
bring the glad news that quail In the
old dominion are so thick the motor
ine-n nave to get off the cars and l-rush
them off the tracks. If you want quiill
you are not supposed to take fi 1111
for them. You arm yourself with : i
scoop-net , or , if you Insist on being
sportsmanlike , you take a kitchen dip
per and go out to bring homo a mess.
Also there are other things to bo had
In old Virginia , according to some
"Wo were hunting through a Held
nil grown up to underbrush , " wild
Jack Colllngwood the other day ,
"when a covey of quail got up in front
of us. Wet let go with both barrels ,
got a bird with each and then boys ,
presto , change ! Large , shinnog'oes
rene from the brush in all 'lirectlons.
One of them called out : 'Oh , tine'
Henry ! '
"Uncle Henry appeared. Un le Hen
ry was a gray-wooled old mule-factor ,
black as a soup pot and with real
gifts as a tragedian. 'You all done
kill my pig , ' said Unc' Henry. 'You
all getter settle for um. '
"We hooted at Uncle Henry's claim.
Then he called out , and a largo negro
appeared dragging the body of a pig
behind him. The pig was dead. There
is no question of that , though rigor
mortis seemed to have set In from a
shot inflicted only five minutes be
fore. Uncle Henry wanted $ -10 for
the pig. A black man who said he
was a df puty sheriff said lie would ar
rest us if wo did not settle. Other
negroes handling clubs dispersed
themselves about the landscape. We
settled. At the railroad stations that
night we heard two negroes talking.
' "You all heah about Unc1 Henry ! '
lie asked. 'lie done sold dat pig for
the fohteenth time since Sunday. ' "
' FOR WOODEN LEGS , $300,000.
One of the Appropriations Which May
be Shaved Down by Congress.
Washington , Dec. 20. Since the
president has sounded the keynote of
economy and retrenchment to which
his administration Is to be attuned
during the rest of its life , congress
may deem it wise to take another
glance at the estimates that go to
make up the appropriation bills to bo
passed at this session.
Here arc some Items in the esti
mates for next year :
"For wooden legs for disabled sol
diers , $300,000.
"Special paper on which to print
United States securities , $173,550.
"Caro of public grounds In Wash
"Clerk hire for members of the
house , $603,000.
"To enable the public printer to
grant thirty days' annual leave to
employes of the government printing
olllco , $340,000. "
Some smaller items , but of quite as
much interest , appear in the estimates
feir the expenses of the senate. For
the attendant In the senate bathing
rooms , the masseur who rubs renewed
life Into senators after they have de
livered 7-hour obstructionist speeches ,
$1,800 is asked.
A laborer "In charge of private pass
age , " will receive $840 to keep persons
other than senators out of the passage ,
wherever It Is. A superintendent of
the folding room , wltli ono assistant ,
ono foreman , a clerk and twenty-three
folders are provided for at an expense
of $27,520 to prepare the speeches ol
senators for mailing to waiting con
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