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CHRIS I MAS EXtHGlSES
At the Catholic church on Christ
inas day the * orlet's will ho at fi , 8
aiid 10 o'clock.
At Trinity church there will ho a
uliort Horvlco with Christmas liyinim
at1 o'clock today. After the service
u tree for the chlldiuil of the Sunday
.school mid tholr guests.
St. Paul German Lutheran ,
Tonight a lurjo ( crowd lu expected
tit the 81. Paul Oornuui Lutheran
church , A large Christmas trco IIIIB
boon hcnutlfully decorated hy the chil
dren iindor the direction of Professor
Darts. A question box wilt ho held hy
Mr. llnitH , the students assisting ,
HotiKfl will he sung. Among the gifts
to ho received hy the children arc
sonic good hooks and plenty of nuts
Hnptlst church Sunday school Christ
mas entertainment will ho given Sat
ChiHBCH No. 1 and 2 will give drills
nnd dialogues. Class No. 3 , songs and
recitations , "Christmas Trees. " Class
No. 5 will lender music and songs.
Class No. ( i recltatjons. Class No. 7
are to represent press reporters and
No. 7 A , represent "A Surprise. " Miss
Mabel Vonahlo of California will give
a reading. Solo by A. I ) . Ualdwln.
Decorations by class No. 8. Closing
with a treat to ail the school.
Song by school , "Merry Xmas Hells. "
Prayer , Hov. Conrad.
Recitation , "Welcome , " Orval Well-
SOUK by class " '
primary , "Why Don't
the Clock Qo Pastor. "
Recitation , Tockla Seawall.
Recitation , Morrltt Stansberry.
Song. "Santa Is Coming , Hurrah ! "
Recitation , | Td Like to Have Xmas
Kvery Month , " Ruby Harward.
Song. "Snowllakes , " Eight girls.
Recitation , Donald Donnor.
Song , "Dollies. " Pour llttlo girls.
Recitation , Ollvo Luke.
Song by school.
Cantata by school , "The Enchanted
Starts promptly at 7 o'clock Satur
"A Little Child Can Loyal Bo,1
"Doll's Christmas Stocking , " Norma -
"The Chime of the Dells , " Three
girls nnd three boys.
Song. "Ring Your Dells. "
"The Christmas Trco Sunday School
Boy , " George Ballantyne.
Concert exercise , Sixteen girls.
Solo. Lolnh Ilurd.
"When Christmas Comes , " Cecil
"Christmas Dolls , " Ethel Risor.
"The Dell Hillers. "
Song. "Jolly Good Time for All , "
"Hard Time for George , " Fay
"Will Set the Bells a Ringing , "
"If Everyone Will Do Ills Dcst , " Ed
Exercise , Seven girls.
Song , "IxH Everybody Do His
Share , "
"Santa Clans , the Children's True
Friend , " llaxol Sires.
Eminent Commander George D. Salter -
ter of Damascus conunandry has sent
out the following Invitation :
"Dear Sir Knight : You are request
ed to meet with us in our asylum ,
Monday , December 2t > , at 11 o'clock
forenoon , and Join In the participation
of the Christmas sentiment , and to
celebrate the birth of the Savior. "
The program follows :
Prayer , Rev. Sir John Mclmakor.
Christmas greeting to our most emi
nent grand master of the grand en
campment of the United States.
Response , Eminent Sir1 George D.
Toast. "To All Loyal Sir Knights
Response , Sir Samuel F. Erskine.
Toast , "Tho Knlglits of Olden
Response , Sir George T. Sprecher.
Toast. "The Festival of Gifts. "
Response , Sir John D. Maylard.
Toast , "Tho Season's Suggestions. "
Response , Sir Charles E. Hnrnhani.
Toast , "What Are Wo Here For ? "
Response. Sir Andrew H. VIele.
Toast. "Charity. "
Response. Sir Willis E. Reed.
Address , Rev. Sir John F. Poucher.
Offering for Associated Charities.
Closing , Lord's prayer.
Song by congregation.
Song , "Ehro sel Gott In d Hohe. "
Song , "Euch 1st hento , " Solo and
Song , "Hllgo Nacht , " solo and
Song , "Die koestklche gabo , " solo
Song. "Hcnllcher Stein. "
Song , "Glocken kllngt. "
Song , "Wlr bitten dlch. "
Song , "Sol uns mlt Jubolschallo. "
Song , "Da droben. "
Song , "Ihr. Klndorloln kommet"
Song. "Sent hlor In dor Krlppo. "
Dialogue * .
Song , "Die DotHchaft dor Oloekon. "
Song , "Ehro In dor Hoho. "
Song , "Iiniuor Wolhnachlcn. "
Song"Moert das frolic Lied. "
Song , " \Volhnnchtsugon. "
Song , "Hocrt die frolic Kuntle. "
Song , "Chrlsttngsscgen. "
Song , "Wleder waren wlr. "
First Congregational ,
Program of Christmas exercises at
First Congregational church last
Carol , School.
Prayer , Pastor.
Welcome , Edwin Dooth , III.
Recitation , "If I could knit , " George
Song , "Tho Christ Child , " Juniors.
Recitation , "Dick's Modest Wish , "
Play , "Watching for Santa , " Carlton
Culmsee , Martin Davenport , Howard
Then , Edna Dooth , Peter Graham , Mil
dred Christoph , Doris Brush.
Song , "Long Ago on Christmas Day"
Margaret and Catherine Booth.
Recitation , "The Song of the An
gels , " Eva Brechblll.
Recitation , "In Norway , " Vivian
Exorcise , "Snowy Shovelors , " Lorln
Maxwell , Charles Parker , George Old
Song , "Jlnglo Dells , " Primaries.
Recitation , "Santa's Slolgh , " Leroy
Recitation , "A Little Doy's Wish , "
Exercise , "Tho First Christmas ,
Gerald Davis , Gretchen Sprecher ,
Alice Parker , Ray McGlnnls , Kenneth
Dlakeman , Zola Mlsklmmlns , Veda
Song , "O Llttlo ToVn of Bethle
hem , " Doreen Holden , Alice Rees.
Recitation , "The Dearest Month , "
Recitation , "Papa and Mamma's
Christmas Present , " Margaret Parker.
Recitation , "Turkeys , " Frank Then.
Song , "Christmas Carol , " Primaries.
Recitation , "A Surprise , " Elvira
Recitation , "A Christmas Prayer , "
Recitation , "A Christmas Song , "
Recitation , "Santa's Choice , " Louise
Song , School.
Arrival of Santa Glaus and distribu
tion of gifts.
St. Johannes Lutheran.
Organ voluntary. '
Elnpangslied , "Vom Himmel hoch , "
Eroeffiuing durch Pastor O. Berg-
Gcsang des Chores , "Stllle Nacht. "
Declamation , "Nun Is das Welh-
nachtsfost gekomnien. " Walter Draun.
Declamation "An Opening Address , "
Declamation , "Hell'ge Nacht auf En-
golsschwlngon , " Clara Warnstedt.
Declamation , "Zu Bethlehem gebor-
en , " Gertrude Uecker.
Declamation , "Wclhnachten , " Mar
Gesang der Schnle , "Ihr Klnderleln
Declamation , "Dies 1st die Nacht , "
Declamation , " 0 hlel'ges Kind , "
Declamation , "Same Old Christmas"
Declamation , "Lobt Gott Ihr Christ
en. " W. Maas.
Declamation. "Wir 7.iehen nach
Bethlehem , " M. Schmidt.
Gesang der Schule , "Luther's Cra
dle Hymn. "
Declamation , "Wlllkommen , liehstes
Jesusklnd , " Rosolla Appel.
Declamation , "Maria rit auf dem
Eseloln , " Clara Warnstedt.
Zwlegespraech , , Alls und Edna
. Declamation , "Heads Up , " Arthur
Gesang der Schule , " 0 Tnnnun-
Declamation , "Es wlrd so hell dort
in der Luft. " Willie Braun.
Declamation , "Der Stern von Beth
lehem , " Walter Appol.
Declamation , "Chlck-a-dce-dee , " C.
Declamation. "Die Welhnacht 1st go-
kommen , " T. Oesterllng.
Gesang des Chores , "Est 1st eln Rels
Dialogue , "Heaping Coals of Fire , "
Amanda Rohwcr , Frldn Appel , Ruth
Declamation. "Es kennt der Herr die
Seinon. " Josephine Uhle.
Declamation , "Lobt Gott , " Arthur
Gesang der Schule , "Songs of the
Merry Christmas. "
Declamation , "Bethlehem Ephrata , "
- Declamation , "Die schoensto Zelt , "
Declamation , "A Question , " Edi
Declamation , "Suesser dlo Glocken , "
Gesang der Schule , "O du froollcho. "
Declamation , "Der Chrlstbaum , "
Declamation. "Tho First Christmas. "
Declamation , "Empor zu linn , " M.
Declamation , "Tommy's Prayer , "
Declamation , "Mncht hoch dlo
Timer , " M. Marquardt.
Gesang dor Schulo , "Ills Name Shall
bo Called Jesus. "
Declamation , "Dies 1st dlo Nacht , "
Declamation , "Horhel zur sol'gen
Weihnachtszolt , " Erwln Ucckor.
Declamation , "A Very Happy Hey , "
Declamation , "Dlo Welsen nns dem
Morgonhuid , " Agatha Appol.
Declamation , "A Good Wish for the
Beginning of the Now Year , " M , Sasso.
Gosang des Chores , "Nun slnget und
sold froh. "
Dialogue , "Hosanna , " Rosolla Ap
pel , Anny Buss , Magd. Mlchalson , Ella
Sasso , Clara Warnstedt , Josephine
'Declamation ' , "Weihnachtsgruss , "
Doclnmntlon , "A False Friend , " R.
Kurzo Ansprache von Pastor O.
Gobet nnd Scgen.
THREE MINUTES PLENTY.
Manager Hurtz of Lincoln Indepen
dent Argues for New Basis.
Lincoln , Dec. 24. That three min
utes is long enough to allow anyone
to talk over a long distance telephone
for the Initial charge was the argu
ment of Manager L. E. Hurtz of the
Lincoln Independent Telephone com
pany before the state railway commis
Many telephone men from over the
state wore present to support the ar
gument in an effort to have the com
mission order that telephone charges
bo based on a three-minutes limit in
stead of flvo minutes , as at present.
CANADIAN FURS SCARCE.
Fear There May be Lack of Ermine
for King George's Coronation.
Winnipeg , Can. , Dec. 24. Fears of
a scarcity of ermine for King George's
coronation In London next June , have
resulted In special inducements being
offered to trappers by the trading com
panics , but owing to the mild weather
in northern Canada the fur catch has
been the lightest for many years.
Indians are bringing in very llttlo
from tholr fall hunt and the Christmas
shipment of furs will be far below the
Deserted Wife and Infant. '
Probably the most pitiable circum
stance over occurring in the city oc
curred to Mrs. Hugo Knack , when a
few days ago her husband disappear
ed. Saturday she sought the ser
vices of an attorney and to him declared
clared that she believed her husband
had deserted her and her Infant child.
What coal remained in the cellar she
said was called for by the coal deal
er and hauled away , leaving her and
the child in n cold house. Her father
has come to the rescue , however , and
declares he will take care of the child ,
but Mrs. Knack says she will take
care of herself some way.
Before marriage Mrs. Knack was
Miss Elsie Mans. Hugo Knack came
from Minnesota and they were mar
ried. One child was born and it
seemed as if the young wife was hap
Saturday she made her appearance
in the otllce of Jack Koenigsteln where
she told the story of her husband's
desertion. Mr. Koenigsteln says an
effort will he made to find Knack.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Ulrlch of Plerco
Miss Ll/.zie M. Dicky of Wlsner was
a visitor In the city.
Miss B. Ma rot7. of Hoskins was here
visiting with friends.
R. Lucas of Foster was In the city
F. E. Martin of Battle Creek was
here visiting with friends.
F. E. Martin was in the city over
night from. Battle Creek.
Eugene Osborne went to Fremont
for a day's visit with friends.
A. Knudsen and John Nielsen of
Pllger were here on business.
Edwin Stanlield has gone to Oma
ha for a day's visit with friends.
M. C. Dressier and E. F. Huso of
Wayne were In town jesterday on bus
Mrs. E. Tanner and daughter of Bat
tle Creek were hero for the comic
Miss Alvlna Miller has gene to Ba-
zilc Mills to spend the holidays witli
L. II. Hinds and family have gene
to David City to spend the holidays
Hay Appleby of Stauton , onroute to
North Bend for the holidays , was a
visitor in the city.
.1. D , Donovan of Madison and his
son. Archie , were In town for "The
Prlnco of Pllsen. "
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Oesterling are
here from Hartington to spend the
Anton Wilde has gene to Schuyler
to Join his wife , who is there visit
ing with her parents.
Mrs. U. .1. Kiersjead was called to
Tilden by the Illness of her daughter-
in-lnw. Mrs. G. E. Klerstead.
Miss Agnes Matrau has returned
from the state university to spend the
holidays here with her parents.
Mrs. E. P. Hummell and son , Earl ,
of Sioux City are visiting at the homo
of her father , August Brummund.
Miss Rosella Cole has returned from
Nellgh to spend the holidays with her
parents , Dr. nnd Mrs. H. J. Colo.
Miss Maude Rees Is here from
Doane college to spend the holidays
with her parents , Mr. and Mrs. D.
J. B. Donovan , A. K. Donovan , Otto
Scheer and O. W. Wolf of Madison
were hero attending the "Prlnco of
Miss Vesta G. Keoton of Butte was
in the city onrouto to North Bond ,
where she will spend the holidays
C. J. Stockwoll , for many years a
resident of Norfolk , but now editor of
the Genoa Tlmds , was In town Satur
day on business.
J. W. Dlctrlck and daughters , Miss-
os Elolso nnd Marian Dlotrlck , have
gene to Dubuque , In. , to spend the
holidays with relatives.
Mr , and Mrs. John R. Hays wont
to Omaha to attend the funeral of
Hay Miller , eldest son of Uoitio Mil
ler , formerly of Norfolk.
C. J. Stockwoll , editor of the Genoa
Times , was In the city over night visit
ing old time frlunds. Jeff Stockwcll
was for ton years foreman In The
News ofllco , and still has many warm
friends In the plant.
Joseph Shoonmkor , trallle superin
tendent for the Union Stock Yaids
company of South Omaha , together
with Mix. Shot-maker and daughter ,
are In the city to spend Christmas at
the homo of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Wrath-
The newspaper plant of J. C , Hur-
ton. formerly of Vctrdol nnd lnt r nt
Norfolk , hut now of Hay Springs ,
Nob. , recently was destroyed hy lire ,
Mrs. John Davis , who was repoitod
very 111 , IK now somewhat Improved.
Mrs. W. H. Shlppeo went out among
the good people of Norfolk Junction
nnd In a very short time raised n lit
tle over $30 for one unfortunate fam
The Woman's Home Missionary so
ciety of the Methodist Episcopal
church will meet Tuesday at 2 p. in.
at the residence of Mrs. M. C , Dem-
mon. 605 South Ninth street.
The cold weather and snow has put
a stop to the work of construction of
the Y. M. C. A. building. The work-
mo ii have worked diligently and have
made great headway , but wore forced
to cease operations when the real cold
snap set in.
Norfolk delegates to the state fire
men's association convention at Al
liance , which takes place on January
17 , are making great preparations for
their trip. A special car Is being talk
ed of. A number of the delegates
have received free admission tickets
to nearly every place of amusement
in the city of Alliance.
C. W. Wurzbacker , formerly of Til-
den , but now railroad agent at Co-
lome , was In the city Friday and met
ills brother , F. B. Wnrzhacker of Skag-
way , Alaska , who Is here on a visit.
Ho Is superintendent of express on
the White Pass Yukon railroad , and
Is doing well. He was formerly a rail
road man on the eastern division of
the Northwestern. He Is accom
panied by his uncle , Mr. Drown , who
Is also from Skagway.
There are now twenty cars of pav
ing brick in the railroad yards , and
when the other three arrive , Samuel
Kline , foreman of the paving work ,
declares a large force of men will bo
put to work to finish up the ontli'n
job. "There are some repairs to be
made , " said Mr. Kline , "but these will
he made when the entire work is fliv
Ishod. We are holding our brick setters
tors hero on pay , and I can assure
Norfolk a good paving. "
Signs of prosperity can be seen at
the local postofllce , where viewing the
enormous piles of Christmas pack
ages the ofllclals declare more of
these packages have been sent this
year than last. The postal card craze
has not decreased , In fact postal offi
cials declare they have doubled. At
iho postofflco Friday afternoon about
four bundles of these cards were he-
ing stamped for mailing. They mini
her about 1,000 in each bundle.
The case of J. W. Schlote versus W.
A. Strong was dismissed in Judge
Eisoley's court Friday afternoon.
Strong , who married Schlote's daugh
ter , secured a counsel Friday and Mrs.
Strong signed an affidavit that her
husband was providing for her and
the children. Mr. Schloto , on the ether
or hand , charged Strong with refus
ing to provide and refusing to work.
Mrs. Schlote charged Strong with
starving Ills entire family. In her at-
fldavlt Mrs. Strong says her parents
wish her to leave her husband , and , if
possible , divorce him. She also
charges them with offering her $1,000
If she will leave Strong and marry a
certain Plalnvlew man. Mr. Schlote's
home Is In Tilden. He declares now
ho will not ask his daughter to leave
T. B. HORD IS DEAD.
Largest Cattle Feeder in the World ,
Whose Home Was at Central City.
Central City , Neb. , Dec. 24. Thomas
Denton Herd of this place , said to
have been ( lie largest cattle feeder In
the world , died today at Minneapolis ,
Minn. , where ho went a few weeks ago
to consult a specialist. He has suf
fered from paralysis for two years.
OKLAHOMA CAPITAL TROUBLE.
Injunction Filed Against Removal of
Offices to Oklahoma City.
Guthrle , Okla. , Dec. 24. A suit ask
ing an injunction against the remov
al of the state offices to Oklanoma
City under the capital bill passed at
a recent special session of the legis
Inturo , was filed In the supreme
court hero today in the numo of W.
II. Coyle , a taxpayer of this city.
Mr. Coyle detailed several injuries
in a business way that would bo done
him should the offices bo removed.
The recent special session ho hold was
void nnd the bill passed was not valid.
The plaintiff asserts that it is his
belief that the bill authorizing the re
moval of the capital has been signed
and filed with the secretary of the
Must Go to Pen.
Louisville , Ky. , Dec. 24. Joseph
Wondling , convicted December 3 of
the murder of 8-year-old Alma Kellner
and given llfo imprisonment by a Jury ,
was denied a now trial by Judge
James P. Gregory , in criminal court
today and was sentenced to the pent
tontlary for llfo.
Bank Robbers Escape.
Adrian , Mich. , Dec. 23. Durglars
who blew the safe of the Peoples Sav
Ings bank at Brltton early today tied
from town without any booty , pursued
by a largo posse of citizens with whom
they exchanged shots freely. Pursued
and pursuers both seized handcars and
raced down the railroad track to n
wooded tract , near Maybe ? , where
they loft tlio railroad and escaped.
Cotton Exchange holidays.
Liverpool , Doc. 21. The cotton ex
change will be closed from today un
til next Wednesday , for the Christmas
Hack Wins at SlouK City.
Sioux City , Dec. 2l. George Hack-
onsehmldt , the Russian lion , won a
handicap wrestling match hero when
ho threw Charles Saner. William Ho-
kof and Pol Damke in forty-one min
utes. He agreed to throw the throe
grapplers In one hour.
Attcll Whips Wagoner.
Tulsa , Okla. , Dec. 21. Monte At-
tell , who claims the world's bantam
weight championship , won the decis
ion over Billy Wagoner of Chicago , in
a Ifi-round bout here. Attcll did
practically all tho. fighting and ad
ministered severe punishment to the
Shallenberger Doesn't Believe Option
Is Vital Issue In State.
Lincoln , Dec. 21. Governor Shallcn-
berger Issued a statement expressing
the opinion that the democrats of the
legislature should not throw away
their opportunities nnd organize that
body on a "wet" and "dry" basis. Ho
does not believe county option Is the
most important matter to come before
the legislature. He scores the present
primary law and expressed the opinion
that an amendment to the constitution
relating to a referendum form of legis
lation should bo carefully drafted , or
It may be as unsatisfactory as the
present primary law.
That Number Came Through Local
Postoffice In Week.
How would you like to stand up in
the postoince and distribute 100,000
postcards besides a lot of other Christ
mas mall , during the holiday rush ?
That's what the postcard clerk at the
Norfolk postofllce had to do last week.
So extensive has the postcard craze
become that within one hour pretty
nearly 6,000 postcards rolled into the
local postofllce for distribution.
Thirty Street Cars Stoned.
Winnipeg , Dec. 24. Thirty street
cars were stoned and sniashed'and one
was burned by sympathizers of the
striking car men. The cars were tak
en possession of by Canadian PacHlc
employes for whom the cars had been
sent to the outskirts of town at the
close of the working day. The car
TO BREED LARGER CHICKENS.
German Fowls to be Imported by Kansas -
sas Agricultural College.
Manhattan. Kan. , Dec. 21. In an effort -
fort to Improve the chicken breeds of
the United States and Germany , the
Kansas State Agricultural college and
the German government have ar
ranged to "swap" chickens.
The "swap" is the result of the visit
of Nikola Kaumans , an attache of the
German agricultural department , to
the Missouri Valley Poultrv show in
Kansas City a few weeks ago. There
he met F. D. Jacoby , assistant professor
ser of poultry , and n discussion of the
poultry breeds of Germany and 'the
United States followed.
Mr. Kaumans lamented the fact that
the German breeds ran mostly to meat
and were poor layers , and Professor
Jacoby suggested that a cross with
some of the American egg laying
breeds probably would tend to In
crease the egg laying qualities of the
German poultry. So then and there
an agreement was made whereby a
pen of good American layers bo sent
to Germany for experimental purposes
In developing a better breed of pgg
layers , while u pen of the Gorman
birds would be sent to the agricultural
college to be crossed with American
chickens in an attempt to increase
their size without impairing their oqg
laying qualities. The agricultural col
lege is now getting Its pen of birds
ready to ship. A pen of eight White
Leghorn hens and one cockerel will bo
Many of the German birds weigh as
much as fourteen pounds apiece , while
the heaviest of American poultry sel
dom reaches ten pounds In weight. A
prolific breed of heavy weight hens
would tend to make poultry cheaper.
BOW DOWN TO THE WAITER.
Tipping Has a Strangle Hold on the
Now York , Dec. 24. "Tipping has
taken a sTranguiatlon hold on New
York , " said the man from Chicago.
"Out in our town we also tip every
body , but wo still have grit enough
to refrain from apologizing when wo
haven't enough money loft to tip with.
Dut grit has deserted the Now York
er ; ho apologizes.
"The other day I lunched with a
man who grow mighty uneasy near
the end of the meal. Just before we
left the table ho summoned the waiter
and explained that he was minus a hill
which he believed to bo in his pocketbook -
book and would have to bo excused
from tipping. The waiter received
his apology with the air of a bank
president listening to the whlno of a
beggar. No doubt that man will eat
there again in a few days and give a
double tip to make up for past defec
FEARED BOY HAD BE N BURIED
To Appease Mother's Fears His Grave
Is Opened and Body Examined.
Wlnfred , S. D. , Dec. 21. To appease
a mother's terrible Imaginings that
her boy had been burled nllvo the
body of llttlo Charllo Rico
, tb.o 15-ycar-
old son of Mr. and Mrs. C , 10 Rico of
this city , was exhumed hy Coroner
Files and his assistants of Madison ,
The body was found In the same po-
hltlon as when Interred three weeks
ago , but was badly docompobi'd. The
lad died the day hoforu Thanksgiving
of typhoid fever , and since hlu death
the grief stricken mother lias been
haunted hy the fear that her hey had
boon burled alive , and to nppcaso her
fears the examination of the grave
was made. 0. E. Rice , the boy's fa
ther , Is a prominent grain dealer of
Two Dakota Suicides.
Planklngton , S. D. , Dec. 21. GIIH
Lorlngern , a ml I lor of this city , and
Carl Carlson , a farmhand living nine
miles from town , ended their lives
with revolver bullets yesterday. Fam
ily trouble was the motive lu both
Nebraska News Notes.
Henry Miller of Wahoo , appointed
state game warden , has resigned aw
clerk of the district court In Saunders -
ors county. Henry Plckett will suc
Independent and Nebraska telephone -
phone companies have settled their
differences In Merrlck county , and
both companies will serve the people
of Central City In long distance calls.
James Delahunty , the newly ap
pointed warden of the penitentiary ,
may not take olllce until April 1 , when
the term of the present Incumbent ex
Miss Myrtle Houtz of Albion has
gene to Salt Lake City to become the
bride of Vorn Culver , formerly of Al
A broom factory lias been started
at Wlnnebago by Harry Rave.
Nebraska will got $1,000 from the
National Association of Shorthorn
Breeders to boost the state fair ex
hibits of shoi thorn cattle.
Falrbury people are not moving pic
ture devotees. The moving picture
theater hus closed for lack of patron
Miss Dertlm Penrod of Leigh was
among those Injured in a Pennsyl
vania railroad wreck In Chicago.
Walt Hill wants to secure the coun
ty sent of Thurston county from Ponder
der , and a county scat war Is antici
DRUNKENNESS SAVES A LIFE.
President Taft Commuted Death Sen
tence to Imprisonment.
Washington , Dec. 20. In commut
ing to life Imprisonment the sentence
of death passed upon John Wynne at
Honolulu President Taft takes the
view today that intoxication at the
time of committing murder may he
urged in extenuation. Wynne , who
was an oiler on the transport Rose-
crans , was convicted of the murder of
McKlnnon , the third engineer.
The evidence in the case showed
that Wynne was under the orders of
McKinnon and had often expressed
grievances against him. Returning on
hoard the vessel one night in Honolulu
lulu Wynne passed McKinnon's state
room and saw him lying asleep.
Wynne obtained a hammer and crush
ed McKinnon's skull.
Death of Andrew Dugger.
Dassett. Neb. , Dec. 24. Special to
The News : Andrew Dugger , an old
and respected pioneer of this place ,
passed away at Palisade , Colo. , Sun
day , and burial was made In Crook
ccmetary west of Dassett.
For many yeais Mr. Dugger edited
different papers In this part of the
state. Ho was also a minister and
hearts were made glad in the early
days in this part of the country by
liis kindly offices and cheering words ,
when ministers were as scarce as the
lougher element were plentiful.
Many old settlers drove miles to at
tend the funeral and pay their last
respects to one whom they all loved.
Rev. S. W. Menzer of Robins , la. ,
was here to conduct the ceremonies ,
Among those from abroad who were
here to attend the funeral were : J.
A. Nugent , Burdette , Colo. ; Mrs. Ro
bert Srtunders , Palisade , Colo. ; Miss
Ore McCance , Arcadia , Neb.
The deceased leaves a wife and
several sons and daughters to mourn
their loss. Death was duo to old age ,
the deceased being over 75 years of
age. He had been In poor health for
some time and went to Colorado with
a view of improving his health. None
of his iclntives wore at the bedside
when death occurred.
Death Near Alnsworth.
Alnsworth , Neb. . Dec. 24. Special
to The News : Samuel Taylor , a pioneer
neer resident of Drown county , died
Thursday morning at the home of his
son , Charles M. , about ten miles noith-
wcst of town. The funeral services
wore held Friday noon from the High
land Grove Methodist church and
were conducted by Rev. Dr. Cams.
The deceased was born In Virginia In
1833 , and was married in 1858 to Miss
Mary Wilkinson. Three children from
that union survive : Mrs. Frank A.
Stephenson and Charles M. Taylor of
this county , and Frank Taylor of Bis-
bee , Ariz. The deceased was highly
respected hy all who knew htm.
Enid J. , the 3-months-old child of
Okay Hall , living seventeen miles
south of Alnsworth , died on Monday
of this week nnd was burled Tuesday
lu the Alnsworth cemetery , the sor-
vkes being conducted by Rev. Dr.
t'tirns. The Halls were formerly resi
dents of Lincoln , Neb.
William Schultz has bought the In
terest of Allen Foster In Foster Bros.
Racket store In this city. The new
linn name Is Foster & Schulz. Frank
Foster of the old firm being the senior
member of the now linn.
WEDDING IN PENITENTIARY.
Mrs. Ruth Rltch and Convict Paroled
on Her Pleading Are Married.
Jefferson City , Mo , , Doc. 24 , Tim
Does all the cleaning
about the house and farm ,
and keeps everything aplok
and span lor lOo a month
-Just try It.
The farmer's wife has a ready
help in this handy , all-'round
cleanser that will save her much
labor and time. It does the
work of all old-fashioned clean
ers easier , quicker , better
Cleans , Scrubs ,
, KtUlu , Milk
Pailt , Separators , etc.
To clean woodenware , tables ,
pantry shelves , etc. , etc. Wet the
article , sprinkle with Old Dutch
Cleanser and tub with wet cloth or
brush ; wipe up
with clean water ;
wring cloth tight
ly and wipe dry.
It clean ] clean
and is hyglctl-
Ic , no caustic or
acids a void them
LARGE SIFTER CAN
first wedding over solemnized In the
Missouri ixMiltontlary took iilaco yen-
terday , when Governor Hadloy , at the
request of Mrs. Ruth Ultch of Konnet ,
Mo. , paroled Charles Headlamp , that
they might wed. They were engaged
when Bcachamp was brought to the
prison to serve two years for assault
with Intent to kill.
The woman pleaded with the gover
nor that slio would see that Dcachamp
lived a proper life in the future. The !
ceremony was performed In the war \C |
FINDS GRAFT AMONG MEDICS.
Retiring Head of Surgical Association
Chicago , Dec. 21. That many medi
cal specialists are grafters and "split"
with the general practitioners who
call them in for consultation was
charged by Dr. John P. Lord , retlrlnp
president of the \Vestern Surgical as
sociation , before a meeting of that OP /
gnnlzatlon in the La Salle hotel.
"Tho practitioner. " he said , "will
call a man of sufficient standing to
enable him to name a fancy price as
the consultant's fee , which ho collects ,
and then remits the consultant the
minimum fee. The graft element is
also going into medical politics and
some county societies are controlled
by It. It is a menace to professional
honor , dignity , common honesty , and
"It has been my experience that fee
splitters will resort to other equally
questionable means. They do not stop
at dividing with doctors. Hotel clerks ,
hackinen , news agents , barkeepers , or
dinary clerks , traveling men , medical
students , priests and preachers are
represented , though few of the latter
classes stoop to tills practice.
"Many of our surgeons stjle them
selves specialists after a few waekn at
some of our largo clinics. They pass
the word along the line that they are
liberal and they are soon doing a good
business. It is only a question of time
when the profession will ho out of fav
or with the public. "
Dr. J. E. Summers of Omalm assort
ed that about 3 percent of persons who
have recovered from typhoid fever
carry the germs of the discaso in
their systems for two or three months
and during that period they are u men-
nco to the community.
Officers for the ensuing year are :
Dr. Amos \V. Abbot of Minneapolis ,
president ; Dr. Albert E. Halstead of
Chicago , llrst vice president ; Dr. W.
J. Frlck of Kansas City , second vlco
president ; Dr. Arthur T. Mann of Min
neapolis , secretary treasurer.
The Convention next year will beheld
held December 10 and 20 In Kaunas
Christmas Greens Scarce.
New York , Dec. 20. Dealers report
a shortage In the supply of Christmas
trees and other holiday greenery , and
as a result high prices prevail and
the poorer people of the city will bo
forced to do without such adornments.
Holly , inlstlctoo and other greens are
soiling at moro than double the prices
charged last year.
Heavy snows in the sections where
the greens flourish are responsible for
the scarcity aud Increased prices.
The siimo cause has delayed the cut
ting and shipment of Christmas trees ,
and those received by the West street
dealers are not of as good quality as fc } 1
usual. A growing movement against
the denudation of forests by the cut A
ting of trees for Christmas use lias
also played Its part In curtailing the
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