The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, January 20, 1911, Page 7, Image 7
Till : NORFOLK WKKKLV NKWSJOUIiNAL , PllllUY , JANUARY 20 , 1911. \ \ EUROPEAN NEWS AND VIEWS I/omloii. .Ian , M.Of course the nb Horhlng topic of tlio past two woolu linn boon the affair botwuon the police and the anarchists , and It will l > < sometime ) before the echoes of ono o the most sensational ovontB In Lem ilon'H pollen hlHtory completely fades awny. These pitched battles botweei the authorities and tliu lawbreakers o violent typo Imvo Krown to bo char nctorlstlc of niodurn European cities but thu English metropolis has bcoi exempt from them until the roeeni bnttlo In Sidney street , Stepney. An a matter of fact careful InvoHtl gallon has developed that Europcai condltloiiH nH they now exist have brought Into London a relatively Iarg < number of men who uro not crlnilimlt In the ordinary sense , but whcthci ngltntors , socialists or anarchlatH Hhow thiiiiiHclveH ready to use anni without lu'sltntlon In repulsing arres or the onfeirccmemt of the law by tlu ) > ollcc. This Immigration , not Indus trial but anarchlstls , has vitally changed the condition under which the peace In maintained In a large city It probably will have UH Influence upon the authorities who are consld crlng the appeal of the police to hi permitted to carry arum. Twice within the past ten years h Paris , once thiotigh the defense of i hoiiHo by men engaged In urging tin Imperialist view , and once by social Ists , hoiibcs have been defended wltl llrearms and dynamite in the sanu way against the police. The reeon French railroad strike showed a slm liar readiness to meet the police by Hie frco use of deadly weaiwns , by men organized along military lines Germany , Russia , and Sweden have had similar experiences and wltbli the past few years , also. The now agl tutor , ( socialist , anarchist or other looks on his resistance to law as "rev olutlon" and uses all the weapons o Insurrection. Within a 1'ow days the looms of ; great carpet factory at Glasgow wll bo started to work on the carpets t ( bo used at the coronation of Kin ; George , next June , and which will ade another Item to Scotland's history The floor covering has , from earlies times , been a spocillc feature In tlu pioparatlons for the stately ceremony The new carpet will follow close ! : upon the lines of that ordered fo ; King Kdward's crowning , being of i rich and beautiful character , with ai lustrous a surface as possible. Tin color will bo a singularly soft , ricl blue , with symbolical design and bor < lor. It is not known yet bow mud carpeting will bo required , as this wll depend upon the seating arrangement : which have not boon finished. Fo the last coronation 72r > square yard wore made. From all over Europe there conn reports of a possible poor harvest o the next crops. England is so water logged that the farmers say it will hi impossible to make the soaked soi yield an abundant harvest. Franco 1 suffering oven more. The Seine , Loir and Dordeigno have been in a chronli state of Mood for weeks ; in Spain , al the rivers from the Ebro in the nortl to the Guadalquivir In the south havi overflowed their banks ; Italy is no better off , for landslides and washout have- tied up several railroads , am tlio swollen Po has threatened tin exposition buildings at Turin. Ii Switzerland the lakes and rivers havi swollen to unusual heights , damagim the quays and railroads ; all centra Europe is suffering from oxcessiV' ' moisture and even Russia lias sent ii reports of damaging floods. According to statistics just publibli ed , the consumption of beer in Got many Is rapidly decreasing. Durliij 1009 tlio consumption diminished b ; C5.000.000 gallons , or one gallon a heai of the population. During the precet ing year there had been a dlmiiu tlon of nearly 7,000,000 gallons , whll during the last decade there has beei a decrease of three gallons a head a the population per annum. The dc dine in the brewing trade Is also re vealed by the diminishing number o breweries In Germany. The projected fortifications by Ho land of the mouths of the Rive Schekdt , still form the subject of an mated debate in the Dutch press an also in the Bplgiun papers , which e ? press a fear that the Flushing fortlf cations would Isolate Antwerp In cas fll war. The resignation of Generr TJool , vrnr minister for the Nethei lands , Is regarded as an indlcatlo that the Dutch government will will draw the formication bill , which hn proved unpopular in and out of Ho laud. News of an important discover conies from Cairo. The report state that a bionze statuette has been foun which may be of the time when . ! < seph was sold into Egypt. It seems t be the first discovered specimen c a Ilittlte deity executed in the roune It represents a goddess standing upo the back of a lion , whose tongue I protruding and tall turned up. Th goddess wears the Cappadoclnn c lllttite style of tiara and carries In he arms an Infant held to the breast. N features of the work denote an Egyj tlan artist , but all point to Syria , an 111 s almost a precise copy of the HI tlto reliefs upon the ruined palace at Boghaz , Kenol and elsewhere , i which the gods stand upon the bach of animals. The past year was a record breakc for the advance of Buddhism In Ei rope. The membership of the Budi hist Society of Great llrltaln and Ire land Is now counted by hundreds and branches have been established It Liverpool and Kdlnburg , A Scotttsl : convert to Buddhism who Is now n monk In Burma Is shortly coming ti England as first resident missionary Great progress has also been made by the Clormtin Buddhist society which has two Important press orgam In Letpslx and Brcsluu. In Swltzor land and Italy the number of adhor cuts of the ancient oriental faith IF growing steadily , but the movement has not been entirely successful In Hungary * owing to the opposition ol the Roman Catholics , The vogue for charms continue * among the women. Models In gold of the coronation chair for next ycai and of the annolntlng spoon that liar been used at the coronation of Eng llsh sovereigns for centuries are es pcclally popular. There Is also n great demand for figure of King Ed ward's dog , Caesar , modeled In China polarity that Is enjoyed by thh little ornament Is only equalled by the Blue Bird for happiness while mlnla hire aeroplanes in gold are also popu lur. SATURDAY SITTINGS. Horn , to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Dre gor , a son. Mrs. John Glasler of llosklns was n \lsltor In the city. Mrs. W. 11. Hosse of Meadow Grove was a visitor In the city. Mrs. H. A. Senn of Slioles , who was- here visiting with friends , has return ed to her homo. J. Mlttelstadt of lladar was here. Dan Craven went to Lincoln on bus ! ' ness. George Grainger has gone to Mon tana. tana.Walter Walter Jones returned from New man Grove. Albert Spclmann of lladar was si visitor in tlio dty. M. J. Sanders icturnod fiom a busl ness trip to Laurel. L. Arou of Hopkins was In the city visiting withfriends. . Jack Welsh retuined from a bus ! npsr. trip at Lincoln. Sheriff C. S. Smith of Madison was in the eilty on business. T. C. Cantwoll returned from a visit with friends at O'Neill. Fred Smith of Omaha is Jn the city \islting with his parents. Glenn Graham has gone to Omaha where he will visit with friends. Rev. Otto Itergfolder visited ir Hooper , Fremont and Schuyler din ing the week. Mrs. Lloyd Coats of Croighton is ii the city visiting with tlio Dr. O. S O'Neill family. Adolph MoldenhauiT returned froir n number of weeks' visit with rein lives at LliRoln and llallam. The Womans club will meet wltl Mrs. H. J. Cole Monday afternoon al ' . ' :30. : :30.Tlio Tlio Laiulwohr Vereln have engager Maremardt hall for an entertainment cm January 26. Gow Bros , report the sale of tlu Elmer A. Ulggs lot on Hayes avenue to A. W. Flnkhoiifce. The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs Hinds on South Thirteenth street Tuesday afternoon at 2:150. : G. T. Sprecher has received won from Omaha notifying him that his brother , Frank Sprecher , Is very 111. The local Western Union olllce has i eceived notice to accept telegrams for points in Novmla only subject tt delay on account of storms. Clarence McFarland of Madison , soi of County Clerk S. H. McFarland , has accepted a position as bookkeepei with the Norfolk National bank. M. Brucbakcr , who recently sold his tarm , has returned from Pierce , where he has been visiting with relatives He will leave soon with his family foi Roseberg , Oregon. The directors of the Commercia club are arranging to discontinue their regular noon hour weekly meet ings and hold them at 7 o'clock ever : Tuesday evening. Nearly all business men in Norfoll ha\e received letters from Governoi Aldrich requesting tbemi to be at Oma ha to attend the organization of tlu \Vestcrp Deevlopment association. I is believed a large delegation of Nor folk men will be present at the meet ing. ing.H H E. Moss , district deputy of tin Elks for Nebraska , will bo present a the icgular meeting tonight. The organization of the Norfoll Glee club Is looking up. A large number bor of the local singers have hele meetings and all that is now neces sary for tlio final organization is i meeting place. The local branch of the St. Andrewi society will hold the celebration of tin birthday anniversary of Robert Bunn In Norfolk on January 20. The Mar quardt hall has been engaged for tin ! rntortalnment. The ladies of the Baptist churd BUVC n chlckeu i > le ilbuier.iu tl > c G , A H. hall Saturelny. These Indies havi paid off their Y. M. C. A. pledge am are making a financial success wltl their dinners. M. Prentice , auditor of the Nebraska ka Telephone company , was In tin dty to audit the local telephone ofllce He was called suddenly to Sioux Git ; on other telephone business , but wil return to Norfolk later. Lack of interest on the part of tin members of the clerks' basketbal team is the cause of the calling off o the scheduled games between tin clerks' and the college teams , say Elton Seymour , manager of the clerks team. Mrs. Cora A. Beels entertained i small company at 7 o'clock dlnner 01 Thursday in honor of her cousin , Mis Ethel McGawn of Three Oaks , Midi Those present were Miss Lucllo Hn zen , Miss Doris Weaver , Miss Winnl free ! Hazen , Miss Helen Beels. The executive committee of tin State Retail Merchant's assoclatloi met In the Pacific hotel Friday morn ing and arranged for the regular yeai ly convention of the association a Omaha In February. Secretary Free Dlers of Madison and Henry Bolton o Schuyler were present nt the meeting It Is believed Norfolk has a very gooe dinneo to get the convention here next year , provided an effort Is made to bring It here. Norfolk fancy chicken owners wlu exhibited their birds nt the Sioux Cltj poultry sheiw lelurned home vlctorl ous. J. S. Mathcwson's Buff Orplng ton hen won fourth prize ; F. E. Dnven port's cockerel won fifth prize ; C. L Anderhon's White Wyandottes goi fourth prize on cockerel and fifth prize on hen , and M. L. Black's White Leg horn cockerel brought heiirie the fourtl prize In his class. Dr. Mlttelstadt't dog was a near-winner. Fred Thlem of Norfolk , now spenel Ing the winter In Los Angeles , Calif , has written B. T. Reid telling him thai ho witnessed the death of Arch Heix sic , the aviator. "Hoxsle's denth wat mourned by all the aviation fans- * says .Mr. Thlem , "He was n favorite of everyone. It was unusually wlndj the day he met his fate. Ho was uj in the nlr about 8,000 feet and to nu It seemed as if he lost control of hit machine fiom the tlrst descent. Ik stayed with the machine and In lilt seat all the time. " The Westein Union Telegraph com puny Is to establish a system of loan ing money to their needy employes al Omaha , permitting them to repay tlu borrowed sums in small installments without interest. This will bo gooei news to the many operators employee : by tlio Western Union who have foi many years been fleeced out of theli earnings by loan sharks. The com pany realizes that Its salaried em jiloyes who own no real estate orothei property upon which they could so euro loans at reasonable rates occa slonally are in need of money um , : tire driven Into the clutches of usuri ( ins money lendois. Wants Gamble's Shoes. Pierre , S. D. , Jan. 1C. Carl Slier wood of Clark , president of the State Bar association , has announced thai he will be n candidate for Unitee States senator to succeed Senatoi Robert J. Gamble of Vankton in the primaries of next year , and his cam pnlgn undoubtedly soon will be unelei way. De Sylva is Shot. Ainsworth , Neb. . Jan. 10. Speda to The News : Clyde De Sylva , AIns worth's ' somewhat noted southpuv baseball pitcher , is In bed at the Os corne House with three bullet holes in Ills body , and Charley \ustin is ii the county jail charged with the shoot ing. The trouble was over a girl , am the shooting took place in the Tisue cafe about 10:30 : Sunday morning. De Sylva , who had been working ai the cafe but hail quit , came in aboui that hour and took some meat Into the kitchen to have cooked for his break fast. On entering the kitchen he sav Austin willing dishes for one of the girls. He is said to have stopped f minute and , looking Austin the eye said : "You're a go getter , ain't you ? " Austin Is said to have remarked : "Ob. I don't know. " De Sylva is said to have remarked ; "Come out into the alley and I'll ge : you. " "Austin is said to have replied : "I'll go anywhere with you. " The story is that they grappled am shortly the shooting began. De Sylvr M't two shots In one arm and one ii the other. His gun shows that it wai fired three times , but Austin was no hit. Hearing Begins in Rosebud Cases. Sioux Falls , S. D. , Jan. 1C. Furthe ; testimony in what are known as tlu Rosebud land cases will be taken ii Sioux Falls , commencing today , before William Wallace of Aberdeen , wlu was appointed special examiner b : Judge Garland of the federal court fo : the purpose. The cases were instltut ed by the federal government and are designed to bring about the cancelln tlon of certain patents to governmen land on the Rosebud Indian reserva tlon , which It Is alleged were securee from the Indians by fraudulent means Among the defendants In the nctloi arc C. J. Debell of West Point , Neb. W. H. Lynn of Dallas , S. D. , and twe residents of LeMars , la. , named Mo ritx and Johnson. The examiner some time ago se cured the testimony of the Indians ot the rosebud reservation , and now wil take the testimony on the defense. Fired In Five Places. Winner , S. D. , Jan. 1C. Special t < The News : The Tripp county cour house was totally destroyed by fin Sunday morning , together with all UN contents and county records excep those of the register of deeds , clerl of the court , and county treasurer whose books were stored outside the building. The origin of the fire wai llic work of incendiaries. , Fire was dlsccrereel In the cour house shortly after G o'clock Sundaj morning , and the building and con tents were quickly burned to tin ground. There was insufficient fin protection In the city to cope with th < flames , and by the time people begai to arrive on the scene it was too lat < to save oven the records that were Ii the building. Set In Five Places. The court house contained no vault and the records of the register o deeds and clerk of the courts had beei removed for safekeeping to the Sc curlty bank , while the records of tin county treasurer were kept in tin Lamro State bank. Ex-county Super Intendent Van Meter , who had beei assisting the new superintendent , los about $500 worth of personal effects Those who arrived early on tin scene found that live separate fire : had been started under the building proving conclusively that the cour house was burned by incendiaries The sheriff and a posse started Iraine dlately In search of parties suspected The court house was hut recent ! ) removed from Lamro to Winner , aftoi a desperate local light , and the burn Ing of the building Is believed by Win ner people to bo the result of the bat tlu fenight at that time. There was small Insurance on the building , $226,700,000 Dividends. Now York , .Inn. 1C. Millions of del tars In dividends wore paid out today by savings banks and Industrial ami lallroad organizations. The Uowerj Savings bank , the wealthiest Instltu tlon of Its kind In. the United States today paid Its depositors a seml-un mini dividend of 3V percent. The Manhattan , tlio Greenwich and sever n ) other savings banks made disburse ments today of I percent on sums ol $1,000 or less and Wj percent on sums of from $1,000 to $3,000. Despite the trembles of the state bnnks , the suv- Ings Institutions of Now York are do tlared to bo more piosporous than over. The Wostlnghouso Electric and Manufacturing company today paid n quarterly dividend of Mi percent nnel 'In addition thereto 3' , < > percent on uc < count ot dividends accumulated since September 30 , 1007. The company , which was temporarily embarrassed , Is now said to bo on a firm foundation Dividend and interest disbursements em stocks and bonds for Uiis month wil reach a total of $220,700,000 , sot ling a high water mark. Of this sum il 33,1100,000 represents Interest and $93,400,000 dividends. Interest pay nionts will , be $17,800,000 more than last January and dividends show an increase over a year ago of $8,300.000 Bullock Company txpanas. Logan , In. , Jan. 10. The Bullock Public Service company has unloaded a big transformer hero , which will be installed nt the electric light plant at Logan , to be used in connection wltli the electric light and power service which will have headquarters at Missouri - souri Valley , furnishing not only Mis souri Valley with light and power , but also Blair , Magnolia , Logan and pos Mbly other towns. Locomotives are Burned. Marshalltown , la. , Jan. 1C. Fire completely destroyed the twenty-two stall roundhouse of the Iowa Central railroad and for a time threatened to spread to the shop buildings , Twelve of the seventeen engines in the house were consumed and three of the flvo saved were partially burn- eel. The origin Is unknown.The loss is estimated by Master Mechanic GUI at $100,000. The Insurance is not known hero. A DEADLOCK IN IOWA. No Break In Senatorial Fight That Comes This" Week. DCS Molnes , Jan. 1C. Iowa leglsla- tors returning to the city today foi' lowing the recess talen ; Thursday say there is no Indicati m of any break In the ranks In the candidates foi United States senator and n deadlock is certain when the first ballot is taken at noon tomorrow. Tlio democrats will support Claude R. Porter of Cente'-villo and ho will have fifty-four votes in the senate and house. Senator Young's standpat strength is declared to be forty-one votes in both houses. Estimates Indl cate the other candidates , all of whom are progressives , will have approxi mately tlio following votes : A. B. Funk of Spirit Lake. 19 ; Judge W. S. Kcnyon of i-ort Dodge 15 ; H. W. Uyers of Harlan , 11 ; Ex Governor Warren Garst of Coon Rap ids. 10 ; Former Speaker Guy Freely of Waterloo , C ; Carl Franko of Par kersburg , 2. The first joint ballot will be taken Wednesday noon. A SCANDAL IN THE NAVY. Rear Admiral Barry Suddenly Retires From Pacific Coast Fleet. San Francisco , Jan. 1C. Rear Ad mlral Chauncey M. Thomas , commander dor of the second squadron of the Pa cific fleet , arrived hero on his flag ship , the California , after a hurried trip fiom Santa Barbara. Admiral Thomas at once relieved Rear Ad mlral Edward B. Barry as commander In-chief of- the Pacific fleet , in pursuance suanco of orders received from the navy department. Admiral Barry has requested Immediate retirement in the service under the rule of more than forty years' service. The cause of Admiral Barry's sud den desire to * leave the service aftei having held the post of fleet com mander for only a few months , is the subject of a great deal of gossip and speculation in naval club circles here Stories reflecting seriously upon the character of the retiring admiral are being circulated widely , and naval officials have taken cognizance ol them. There is an Intimation In these stories that the admiral has been forced to retire. Tlio stories concerning Admiral Barry are of a nature reflecting upon liis moral character. According tc reports published hero the admira ! sent his request for relief to Wash ington following a conference with the staff and line officers on board the West Virginia Tuesday night. At tills conference it Is reported the suggestion was made that a loadec revolver bo sent to the admiral's cab In , but this suggestion was lost on i vote. The officers present then tool- on oath of secrecy on condition thai Admiral Barry forward his reslgna tlon to Washington at once. Instead of resigning , the admiral re iiuested retirement. After that fnci became known , the subject matter o : the conference leaked out until al the sailors of the fleet were talking Naval Officers Silent. Washington , Jan. 1C. Beokniar Wlnthrop , assistant secretary of the navy , said that the navy departmeni was not aware of any embarrassmeni In connection with Roar Admiral Ed ward B. Barry's application for ro tlrement , which was approved by Secretary rotary Meyer and recommended te the president last Friday. Ho declar eel that so far as Is known hero , Item Admiral Barry's retirement appltcn tlon was based on the law whlcl grants this provision to navy offlccn who hnvo served forty years. Rcni Admiral Barry has been In the nav : for forty-five years. Two Dead Aeronaut * Found. Berlin , Jan. 1C. The German bnl I oem Hlldebrandt , which has boei missing since Its ascent at Schmar gcnelorf on December 29 , wns foune In n lake In Pomeranla province Prussia , today. The bodies of botl aeronauts were In the gondola. Country Trade and the Parcels Post Saturday Evening Post : A country merchant In Now England writes us : "My experience In competing with the mall order houses leads me to thin ! a parcel-post system would bo a bone lit to me rather than an Injury. "Quito often Ifono of my customer ! could buy from a mall order house some small article that struck lili fancy and have the article elellveree cheaply by post , that would bo the ex tent of his mall order purchase. Bu ho does not want to pay high oxpresi e'harges on tlio articles , so ho and hit neighbors will pore over the catalof and pick out enough goods to make i ft eight shipment. The result Is tha tlio mall order house , Instead of sell Ing live pounds , sells n hundree pounds or more. " How many other country merchants would llnel the same conditions anion ) . their customers with respect to mail order business ? Isn't there , In fact , t continual drumming up of trade foi mall order houses by purchasers wlu wish their neighbors to join them , Ii older to make up a bulky shipment bj freight and avoid high exprosi charges ? So far as we know , mil ! order houses have never taken an : particular interest In the parcels-post Is this because they are satisfied wltl a scheme that Induces purchasers te buy In bulk ? This phase merits con federation. The parcel-post , llmilcd to rum delivery routes as recommended b\ the president , would certainly benoll the country merchant. Wo doub i hat an extension of the system wouli leally Injurn him. EDISON'S IDEAS. Great 'Inventor Prophesies Politlca Revolution Throughout World. New York , Jan. 1C. Thomas A. Eel iMit ga\e out these ideas : Poverty will be abolished from tin world within tlio next century. Politcal revolutio'ns are imminent Ir botli Europe and America. Within a short time England wil be dominated by labor. In the nex elocade this country may be also. Civilization is on n false basis am miiht change by elimination of means Any man may take that which ho has not made. Universal peace or general politica revolution will come within a shor time. Gold is likely to be mnmifacturoi chemically almost any time , revolu lioni/ing the world's financial system Testimony In Schenk Case. Wheeling , W. Va. , Jan. 14. The by potlietical question was abandoned fo the present by the prosecution in UK Schenk case and Dr. Thornton was ex amii.Pd relative to Schenk's condition but nothing important developed. Eleanoie Sockler , the > detect ! v < jiurse put on the case by the prose ' 'cutor. testified she was instructed te leavi > nothing untouched to catch Mrs Schenk administering poison to he husband. She was instructed to tel Mrs. Scbenk that Albert Schenk liae gone to the hospital with a paper fo his brother to sign. Mrs. Schenk ex pressed the fear that Albert had at tempted to get Jelin's signature to ! will which would give him all o John's property. The witness then said Mrs. Schenl asked her to take John's keys if In died and by all means to prevent tin Schenks from getting them. She liae lived unhappily with her husband , sin said. On Sunday Mrs. Schenk receivee a message saying John was worse ane had said : "I hope to God he will die. " Befoio this she had declared Join had treated her like a dog. Cattle Smothered to Death. . Royal , Neb. , Jan. 1C. Special ti The News : Several heael of cattli belonging to Scott Adams , near Venus smothered to .death during the recen storm. An old straw stack fell eve on them. Ho had been offered $151 for one of the animals the day before A NEW CHURCH METHOD. Regular Newspaper Advertisement i Used to Attract Men In Norfolk. The first Norfolk church advertise ment. pointing out why men shoule attend church regularly , was printei in Saturday's News. The advertise ment appealed to business men am was inserted by the rector of tin Trinity Episcopal church , Rev. D. C Colegrove. This Is what the advei tlsemcnt said : Mr. Business Man : How much business would you en In this town If there were no churche hero ? Did you ever stop to thin ] what any town owes to Its churches Just consider that point. Then asl yourself what encouragement you ar giving to the churches In Norfolli Not financially money helps , but It" not the most necessary kind of sur " port but personally. Do you go t church regularly ? If you do not , star tomorrow. Go to church somowher you will be welcomed at Trlnlt church If you come hero but go some whore. Tomorrow In Trinity Eplscopa church , at the corner of Ninth stroe and Madison avenue , morning praye begins promptly at 11 o'clock am lasts one hour , Good music , led by i largo vested choir , and a sermon b : the rector. And in the evening , even song at 7i30 , a short service wltl plenty of singing and a fifteen mlnuti address. You are Invited to either 01 both of these services. You ought to go to church , Three Negroes Lynched. Shelbyvlllo , Ky. , Jan. 1C. Fifty masked men stormed the Shelbyvllle county jail here , seized and lynchee three negroes , two of whom were charged with Insulting white womet and the thh el sentenced to hang foi the murder of a negro woman am hold awaiting execution. THOROUGHBRED STOCK SHOW. Great Assembly at Denver of Dloodcc Live Stockand Poultry. Denver , Jan. 1C. The sixth annual National Western Llvo Stock conven tlon opened this morning with a. pa rndo through the business portion ol the city. The show , which will his ! tluough the week , Is the largest in the history of the organization. At tlio stock yards for the event are 15 , 000 thoroughbred cattle , 0,000 pcdl greed sheep and 10,000 fancy hogs , The Denver liorso show mid the Na tional Western Poultry show , which are being held In conjunction with the stock show , add to this aggregation 000 blooded horses and 2,000 fancy chickens. Attendance from southwestern and middle western states Is unusually heavy. Prominent among the visitor ? Is a party of Illinois , Missouri and Iowa packers and stoe'k growers wlu ; arrived In two special Pullmans as guests of one of the big packinp companies. TO REBUILD MESSINA. Work of Reconstructing Wrecked City is Inaugurated. Messina , Jan. 1C , The rebuilding of Messina In durable ) nuihoiiryn ? Inaugurated today'when the corner stone of the gipup of public buildings- to be eree'teel by the municipality was laid by Signor Sacchl , minister ol public works , Signor Cluffelll , minis ter of posts and telegraphs and othei members of the government. The > ceremony was witnessed by n great assemblage and aroused much enthusiasm and new hope for the future. The temperature Was spring like , the MIII was bright anel the city was more gay than It had been since It was devasted by the eartluiuake of December 190S. Ministers visited the temporary wooden structures thai were put up for the bousing of the homeless thousands following the ca lamity and were especially pleased te : note how well the buildings erected by subscriptions from America had been preserved. Tlio new dty wl.i bo built of stone and coiu-iete. Ministers go from hero to Rcggo .where there will bo similar cere mony during the work e > f reconstruc tion. Sued for $100,000. New York , Jan. 1C. James A. Can Hold , editor of the Palchoguo Advo cate , a country paper , published In i Long Island village , is perhaps the "most produest' rural publisher Ii the United States. lie is defendan in a $100,000 libel Milt brought bj .losi.ph G. Robin , until recently pros ! dent of the Northern Bank of Nev York and a high financier. Althougl the case against the editor is set foi trial today in the supreme court a Rlverhead , L. L , It Is likely to be post poncd , as the plaintiff is unavoidable detained In New York. Nevertheless Editor Canlleld feels highly llutterot at the idea that anybody had supposee that they might be able to collec S100.000 from him. Up declares tha ho feels so puffed up that at times he almost believes that lie has the money until he examines the cash box In tin Advocate ofllce. Mr. Canfleld was one of the lrst t < "smell a rat" in Robin's financla transactions , and it was tlio publlca lion of an article In bis weekly paper intimating that the trolley compan ; controlled by Robin was tiylng to pu through a "shady" transaction in con nection with the franchise , that lei to the $100,000 libel suit. U. C. T. Celebration Plans. Norfolk Council , No. 120 , U. C. T , have issued invitations for the tbli teentli annual anniversary ( .clubrntion to be held at 8 o'clock next Saturda ; evening In Oeld Fellows' hall. Follow ing the program , a supper will bi served at Pliger's from fl to 10:30 : and dancing in Mnrquardt hall wil close the evening. Voget's orchestn will play for the dancing. Followlni Is the program that will bo carriee out in the hall : Overture , U. C. T. orchestra. Address of Welcome , C. H. Taylor S. C. C.Duet Duet , Mrs. M. W. and Ruth Roche. Reading , Shirley Engle. Music , U. C. T. orchestra. Summer's Dream. Sam Ersklne , jr. Why a Traveling Man Should Be long to the U. C. T. , S. F. Erskine , P G. C. C.Duet. Duet. Mrs. M. W. Beobe and Alls : Ruth Bee-be. An Original Sketch on "Sonn Things We Do Not Know , " Mrs. O L. Hyde. Music , U. C. T. orchestra. A Few .Minutes With F. N. Connelly Music , U. C. T. orchestra. Important Cases Up. Washington , Jan. 1C. Two of tin most Important cases affecting organ Ized labor that have ever come befon the United States supreme court fo decision are on the calendar of tha tribunal for today and will probabl ; bo heard this week. The appeal of President Samue Gompers and other officials of tin American Federation of Labor fron the conviction of contempt of cour passed upon them In connection wltl the boycott of the Bucks Stove am Range company will have an earl ; hearing. Should the verdict of tha lower court bo sustained , Gomporn , Mitchell and Monition will have to pny heavy lines and serve sentences in jail , The appeal wns orglnally set for a hearing last fall , hut was post poned upon motion of counsel for the labor leaders on the ground that It was desirable that HO Important n cnso bo hoard by n full bench. The employers' liability cases , In which the Northern Pni'lllu and Now Haven roads are dlree-tly , and all the railroad lines of the ceiuntry , Indirect * ly concoincd , Is also on today's calen dar and will come up at an early date. Mexican Oranqes Refused , City of Mexico , Jan. 1C. Owlim to the allegation that their fruit Is Infool- oil , the orange growers of the stnte of Sonorn now find themselves almost without a mnrket. Scores of cnrlonds of Mexican oranges have boon refused by Canadian concerns on account of i ho alleged plague. It Is now general- Iv admitted that the orchards of Sonora - nora are Infected by a disease , al though some growers Insist that tlioro Is no truth in the allegation and that , the ste > ry Is part of n dcop , dark plot hatched by California orange mini to shut off competition from this country. SENATOR ALDRICH NO BETTER Rhode Islander Will Leave at Once for n Warmer Climate. Washington , Jan. 1C. Senator Nel son W. Aldrlch of Rhode Island , who has been 111 bore for the last two weeks , will leave Washington this nf- toinoon for the south. Until two or three days ago ho did not think It would bo necessary to seek a warmer climate , but Ills trouble , a severe cold , hung on so persistently that he decid ed to go to Georgia. T. R. ENTERS FIGHT. Champions Cause of Lodge In Race for Senator. lioston , Jan. 1C. Former President Theodore Roosevelt took a leap Into the Massachusetts senatorial contest when In a telegram addressed to Jo- .sopli Walker , speaker of the Massa chusolts house ol representatives , ho vigorously championed the cause of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge and charged Congressman Butler Ames with deliberately misrepresenting facts. Newman Grove News. Newman Grove , Neb , , Jan. 1C. - Special to The News : A handicap wrestling match will bo held in the city on Saturday evening , January 21. between George Gion e > f Amora , cham pion heavyweight wrestler of Nebras ka , and G. A. Taylor of Newman Grove , middleweight champion wreM- lor of the middle west. Glen agrees to throw Taylor three time's within one hour. Giem wrestled Taylor hero a few months age ) , ami while lie was successful in throwing Taylor ho bad all lie e'oulel de . Taylor's supporters are confident that the wrestler from Aurora has bargained for more than lie can do. The farmers' institute coinened in Newman Grove Thursday and was at tended by a laige number of farmeis from this vicinity and was declared the best institute held here for yenis. The speakers \\eio : W. F. Klydel of imoe , Ontario.C. ; 1) ) . Lyon , George ' town. ( ) . , and Miss Louise. Sabln of Beatrice. At tlio business session the following officers were elected for Hie ensuing year : Andrew Dalilsten. president ; F. L. Frlnk , vice president ; L. J. Young , secretary ; W , 11. KhiK , treasurer. Dlrcctnis : Nels J. Nel son , Christ Knudsen , C. A. Anderson , Walter Long. C. A. Peterson. John S. Jeiliiison , one eif the promi nent hejg breeders of Stanton county , was in town Friday on business. Mr. Johnson recently purchased the John Overberg farm near the city , and will lemove here with his family in the spring. The fanners' mill and elevator is now in full operation and they ship ped their first two cars of gram this week. The mill and olpvntor is under the management of C. R. Gustuvsou and Joseph Johnson , and starts with bright prospects. Newman Grove Is to have a new clothing store the first ot February. J. H. Mueller of Leigh has leased thej JJessin building anel it is to bo remod eled. Joseph Week , a young farmer , has 'leased the Wagelle building and will open up a new Implement store on February l.'i. Ho will handle only In dependent Harvester company goods. Mrs. A. S. Becklund of Salem was tendered a surprise party by her mu sic pupils Thursday night. Before leaving they presented her with a handsome music cabinet as a token of their appieciation of her as a teach er. Frank Hough has sold the Daltl- slrom & Nelson stock of hardware and implements to C. G. Dablstrom of Ceresco and E. G. Dablstrom of this city. Tlio store will be under the management of E. G. Dahlstroin. G. A. Taylor Is circulating a petition among our citizens to ask the village board to repeal the ordinance now in effect prohibiting a pool hall in the city and If hojs successful will then ask tlio board for a license to conduct n pool hall. G. A. Taylor has signed a contract to throw C. A. Cobb , the Valley wrest ler , two times within ono hour. The match Is to take place at Valley some time next week. Chadron Business Change. Cliadron , Neb. , Jan. 1C. Special to The News : John H. Morgan pur chased the Interest of his partner. Peter Duffy , In the Duffy-Morgan Shoo company. This business change was brought about b > the III health of Mrs. Duffy , who Is advised by her doctor to spend the winter In Florida and in order that her husband might accom pany her ho has disposed of his Inter , ests here. Mr. Morgan will conduct the firm's extensive shoo business as. heretofore.