The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, March 24, 1911, Page 2, Image 2
THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL , FRIDAY , MARCH 24 , 191L Auto Wrecks Woman' * Buggy. An automobile driven nt the rate of about tbirty-llvo miles nn hour nnd running with only onu light , rnn Into n buggy bcliiK driven by n woman , mashing thu buggy , on Norfolk avenue - enuo , nenr Tenth street , last night The nutomobllo drivers hurried away. The nnmo of the woman In the car riage WIIH not Icurnud. The nutomobllo WBB a grey car. The mutter was not reported to the police. Mlller-Roseberry. Miss TosHlo Ilofloborry of Norfolk , daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W , lloseberry , H09 Hastings avenue , be cnmo the hrldo Monday morning of 8 , 8. Miller. The ceremony was perform' cd at the Htnto hospital , where both have been employed. Hov. Mr. Hindu of NowciiHtlo , formerly of Norfolk , performed the ceremony. The bride IB a prominent young woman of this city. Eating House Is Destroyed. The Northwestern railway catinf houoo at Norfolk Junction wan burn i'd to the ground Sunday afternoon The IOBS IB estimated nt from $10,00 ( to $12,000. The Northwestern rnllroai cnrrlcs no Insurance on any of Iti property. A defective chimney li thought to Imvo been the cause. The eating house was nn old land mark In Norfolk , having been built It 1879 by the Fremont , Elkhorn & Mia Bourl Valley railroad. Up until twt years ago the eating IIOUBO was operated orated by Homo Miller. The railroad put on dining car ser vlco Monday morning between Omahi and Long I'ine. Junction restaurants did a rushini business Sunday night when thi trains arrived nt supper time. Mrs. M. O. Wolcott , wife of the man ngor of the eating house , had boon 11 for some time and had to bo carrlc < to safely from an upstairs room. The 11 ro was n spectacular one starting in the roof and fanned by i strong northwest wind. Fircmoi saved the depot , a few feet west o the eating house. An ice house am n building used for storage by tin American Express company , wore alsi burned. It Is not known whether the eatlni bouse will be rebuilt Save the Furniture. Firemen saved most of the furnltur in the eating house and oven tin heavy safe was carried out Thi kitchen equipment , however , is a tola loss. loss.Wind Wind carried the llro to the expres building nnd from there It made it way to the Ice house , located a shor distance to the northeast of the eai ing house. The Jlro was discovered by Firemai Harry Wltto and several other June tion men , who noticed a tiny tongu of flame burning between the tw chimneys of the eating house. Th men immediately made for the built Ing nnd were met by the cashier o the establishment , who declared sh was unable to sleep in her room b < cause she smelled smoke. The alari was turned in and the Junction fir company soon had their lioso playin a stream on the roof. This work wa not effective , owing to the absence c the hook and ladder wagon. When the hooks nnd hose wagon arrived , much of the furniture ha been taken out. Chief Green had nc yet arrived and E. E. Coleman , chali man of the tire and police , put Mat Shaffer , jr. , In charge. Firemen Di via and Mulertz wore sent into th garret with a line of chemical hos from the new tank on the fire wagoi This was the llrst test with this tanl but the llro had gained too much heat way and the men came back. The hook and ladder men soon ha ladders leading to the roof of th building and several lines of hos were soon playing on a fire whlc grew more terrific every rnlnuti Chief Green stationed Fireman Mi lertz and several Junction ilromen o the top of the depot with a line c hose , which was played on the top c the west end of the eating housi These efforts resulted in 'the savin of the depot , which was In danger t the beginning. Gasoline Explodes. From the middle of the building th fire burned slowly west , but the heav wind fanning the fire soon gutted tli cast portion. From the main room traveled to the laundry and kitchei It was when a portion of the hook nn ladder company wore at work on th store room near the kitchen that For man Ed Hans chopped a hole into tli room and discovered a large tank < gasoline. He ordered Firemc Schmledeberg and I.aubsch away an ho nnd Harry Witte also made the escape in time to escape from the e : plosion which followed shortly. A report was circulated among tl firemen , that 100 gallons of gasolli ; was stored In the cellar , but this r port had no tendency to keep the fir men from their work. Chief Grec gave up the Ice house nt about o'clock and later sent back a numb < of lire lighters with a line of hose ar saved some portions of it. By 5 o'clock all danger of the d pot being destroyed had passed and was only at this time that the party < three firemen on the roof of this bull ing had a chance to rest for a fo moments. The men had been co stantly at work for over two houi playing the hose over the west end i the eating house. Hooks wore brougl to play tlio loose portions of the wal of the eating house and these wei torn down. An engine attached to number of freight cars which hold tl furniture of the destroyed bulldin was uncoupled and a heavy rope tic to a hook , which was fastened to portion of the west end of the eatir house wall. This was connected wil the rear end of the engine. The rep however , proved to bo bad hemp at broke , and the llremen returned i work with human strength. It was not until dark that the 111 was entirely extinguished. Other Restaurants Busy. The restaurants at the Junction d a iood ; bualnepa Sunday night nn the result of the destruction of the com * mny'a building. Out of the stored goods deportment only n few Rncko of Hour were saved , Flic losa of the stored goods reaches over ll.GOO. M. O. Wolcott , manager of the cat- ng hoiiKe , Buffered the moat In loss ol iiTHonul effects. His IOSB Is estimated it JfiOO. Mr. Wolcott has moved Intc ho Hotel Garni , of which ho Is pro prletor. Two line now roller top desks and a typewriter wore among the destroy ed property. A dining car was put on train No. 1 Monday morning. The dining car ser vice will bo In vogue between NorfoU iind Fremont. Among railroad employes It IB re ported that the eating house will no jo rebuilt. Agent Davenport of the expresi company says there wan nothing It the express building at the time of tin fire. "Wo cleared up everything Sun day noon , " said Mr. Davenport , "nnt Lhoro wan absolutely nothing loft it the building. " The express compan ] is seriously handicapped by the de structlon of this building. All cxprcsi IB now being brought to the uptowt depot. As to Rebuilding. "I cannot tell whether the eatini house will be rebuilt or not , and cat give out positively no Information a this time , " said General Supcrintcn dent 8. M. n radon , when nbked if thi destroyed building would bo rebuilt. It is now estimated that the North western's loss is about fl2C 00. Thi does not Include the loss sustained b ; the express company. Immediately after ho had ascertain cd what damage was done Superln tondont Bradon's telegraph set in hi ofllco waa connected to that of General oral Manager Walters at Omaha ant the two ofllclals talked the sltuatloi over by means of dots and dashes. I is known that should a now buildini ho erected orders will first have t como from the president of the road The New Diner Service. The dining car which was put 01 train No. 1 Monday morning will serv < trains No. 2 , 3 and C between Norfoll nnd Fremont. Breakfast to Frcmon on No. 2 ; lunch to Norfolk on No. 1 lunch to Fremont on No. 6 and suppe to Norfolk on No. 3. Nellgh to Talk Chautauqua. Neligh , Neb. , March 20. Special t The News : A meeting is called fo this evening in the court room t take up the matter in regard to holt Ing a chautauqua this year in Nellgl A representative of the Midland Chai tnuqua circuit was here last week t make arrangements with the commi too who had charge of the affair las year. The general sentiment is 1 favor of this city holding anothe chautauqua. Nellgh to Elect School Board. Neligh , Neb. , March 20. Special t The News : The committee selecte at the citizens' caucus held last Moi day even to ascertain whether N < Ugh is in a class to vote on a boar of education at the regular spring elei tion , issued a call for the voters c this school district to meet in th court room Saturday night. O. t Williams , chairman of this committei called the meeting to order and sta ed that the status makes it possibl for a town having 1,500 population c over to elect their board of educatlo at the same time the mayor and com oil were voted upon. Joe MeCalg was elected chairma and E. E. Beckwith secretary. Th caucus proceeded to nominate si members of the board of education two for ono year , two for two yeat and two for three years. There wet nearly ono hundred voters preson and the following men were til choice of the convention : George Godkin and C. B. Van Kir for ono year , George Fletcher and ( L. Wattles for two years , R. B. Skii ner nnd ar. O. Daxon for three year Fletcher , Skinner and Wattles wet three of the old board renomlnated. Dr. Noyes Badly Hurt. Valentino. Neb. , March 20. D Noyes , United States veterinarian who was "hurt in a runaway aboi sixty miles northeast of here , wr brought in and found to bo very bad ! injured , as he was thrown into n wli fence and in trying to hold on to tl team was dragged quite a distant * the barb wire cutting clear to the nor in the calf of ono of his logs , maklr n bad wound , which may provo vei serious. McFarland Meets Ryan. Oswego , N. Y. , March 20. Pack McFarland of Chicago will meet Bill Ryan of Syracuse tonight In a te round bout here. Ryan Is considerc ono of the fastest lightweights in tl ring. This "Hope" is Sick. Syracuse , N. Y. , March 20. Cc O'Kelly , Tommy Ryan's "white man home , " started today for New York 1 sail for his homo in Ireland for three months' visit. O'Kelly is in po < health nnd his weight has dropped i 200. Ho hopes to re-enter the rit about August. I. C. Telegraphers May Strike. Chicago , March 20. Fourteen hu drcd telegraphers in the employmoi of the Illinois Central railroad b tween Chicago nnd Now Orlean threaten to strike as the result of refusal to grant a 2G percent Increai with 30 cents an hour for overtlm A strike vote is now being taken ai has been ordered returnable In Ct cage between March 27 and April 1. Postal Bank Satisfactory. Washington , March 20. "The POE nl savings bank system has been mo : successful than reasonably could ha1 been expected. " This was the cot mont mode by Postmaster Gener Hitchcock on the analysis of the r 1 turns from the forty-eight postal sa nga bnnks which have been in opera- ion Hlnco January. The reports cover 10 period front the establishment to February 28 , 1911. In that time 3,923 ccounts were opened and 6,861 sop- rate deposits made , the average mount being $21,00. Only 259 nc- ounts were closed , the total number f open accounts of February 28 being ,064. The net amount on deposit fter two months of operation was 133,869. If the snmo ratio of deposits ml withdrawals is maintained for a ear , the amount on deposit at the end f the year would be $803,214. i M | H-H-H-H-H H-H CLIPS HIS TOES FOR SPEED Arkansas Ball Player Think * Their Length Hinders Hii Suoooti as Baae Runner. Probably laboring under the theory that Mordocal Brown , star pitcher of the Ohlcng * Na tional baseball team , gained his efficiency when a finger was ftnlpped off by n thrashing ma chine , Edward Griffith , who re cently signed for the Fort Smith team in the Went em nosoclotion , baa bad hla toes cnt oft to in crease bin Hwlftneea of foot. Smith formerly wns a City league pln.ver of prominence In Little Hock , Ark. , but found the abnormal length of his toes mil itated iigalnst attaining nny kind of ( speed nu n base runner nnd ultimately retarded his ef forts to attract managers in the larger Imweball circles. 4-H-H-H-H-H-l 1' ' 1 I ! I 'i-H-H-H-1- PAULL TRAINING HARD. Big Thing * Expected of Pennsylvania' * Qreat Runner This Season. Pennsylvania meu are expecting great things of Wilton Paull In the half nnd mile runs this season. Last year Paull was n disappointment , dne to the ftict that ho failed to get into good condition. This year without the WILTON rADbb , 1'ENN'B CIUOR I1UNNKR. burden of the captaincy to bother bin Trainer Mike Murphy expects him t < duplicate bis records of 1000. Paull hns been practicing for thi pnHt few weeks nnd has dlsplaye < some of his old time form. In 190S when he won the Intercollegiate mile Pnull was considered to bo one of th greatest runners Pennsylvania eve produced. As this Is Pnnll's last yea t the university ho will strain everj point to make a cleanup In all th events Inwhich he Is entered. INTERNATIONAL YACHT RACE ! Series For Fisher Cup Will Take Plao on Lake Ontario Sept , 2. The only international sailing race on this side of the Atlantic this yea will bo those which will be contcstc between boats from the Royal Cane dlan and Rochester Yacht clubs for th Fisher cup , now held by the formei The llrst race will be sailed on Sept ' the bccoud Sept. 4 and then contlnu ench day until the ncrles is ended. The Rochester ( N. Y. ) club has nnme the Seneca , which was the winner c the Canada cup two years ago , a challenger. It is likely that the Cn sadcr will be the boat to represent th Canadians. The races are to be palled on Lak Ontario , and the courses will altcrnat between triangular and windward. Th triangular course will bo ten and oni half miles , Railed twlco over , nnd th windward and leeward course fou and one-half miles to each leg , elgh : een miles in all. LANNIGAN'S NOVEL SCHEME Has Virginia Athletes Dash Unde Rope to Make Them Run Low. Something entirely new has bee : sprung by "Pop" Lnnnlgan. the verse tllo trainer of the University of Vli glula athletes. In order to teach th men of bis track squad to run low b makes them dash underneath a rope While the scheme is novel nnd origlua It will no doubt bo of great benefit t the sprint candidates. Starting out with not the brlghtes prospects in the world this year , "Pop has developed n track team that wfl hold Its own with anything in th south. Need a Pall Club Secretary. Norfolk needs ono man who can d < oto his entire time to boosting Nor oik to such an extent that Norfolk and ItB wonderful prospects of n grow- ng city will bo before thu tnlnda ol ho people who are looking for n loco.- Ion. Ion.This This Is the idea of the Norfolk Com * iKTclnl club directors , who declare lint sut-h n man will not alone help he business men of Norfolk , but the roperty owners and other citizens HE veil. With his services it will be u'eii In a very few jearn that tin mmoy expended for his salary hat iMilly earned for the city ns tl whole nort1 than double the amount expend ed. Th. ' Commercial club also bo ic\ps that within a few years , thlt nan's j-ervk-es will H < > indispensable With the proper boosting under tin guidance of the directors of the clul ind this man , value of Norfolk prop erty will be Increased and nnothui census enumeration will see Norfolk topping tlu 10,000 population mark. This man , say the Commercial clul directors , Is to be known as the secrc tary of the Commercial dub. Ho is tt do nothing else but work for Norfolk It Is for this reason that memben of the Commercial club are to call or every business man some day nox : week and ask for u pledge separntt from that of the regular monthlj membership dues to the club , whlcl are indeed very small. This separat * pl'-dgo is to go toward the fund to em ploy this secretary. Many members of the dub are enthusiastic over thli [ imposition Inasmuch as many othei towns of Norfolk's size have fount the proposition a paying ono. Fro mout hns had a paid secretary foi some time and have found It a gooi Investment. Besides Norfolk , Has tings and Kearney are about to em ploy such a man. The club Is to commence a cam paign among all citizens of Norfoll who , they believe , are desirous o boosting for the city and at the saim time increasing the value of Norfolk" : property. This campaign is in tin form of subscribing for membership The club believes that every citizei can afford 50 cents a month as due : toward this enterprising proposition Agree As to School Board. P. J. Stafford , nominated by tin democrats for member of the bean of education , has decided not to nc cept the nomination and has notillei the democratic committee to that el feet. The committee held a meetiiii Saturday morning and nt about tin same time the republican committei was attempting to , 1111 the vacanc ; caused by the resignation of J. II Lough as republican candidate. Afte a conference between the two com mittees , it was decided to leave botl positions vacant on the tickets. As two members of the hoard ari to be elected , this leaves A. H. Vielc republican , and C. S. Bridge , dome crat , as the candidates , nnd as bet ! are now satisfactory members of thi board , the arrangement of the twi committees to have no opposing can didatcs will prove highly satisfactor ; to everyone. Ft. Niobrara Nearly Burns. Valentino , Neb. , March 20. Speclu to The News : Ono of the bigges prairie fires this region has had elate late , has been burning on the militar reservation east of here. It has beei burning for two days and nights am como very near getting into old For Niobrara , where there are many hi ] buildings , but the llro guards and : gang of men saved the fort. For hours the flames being plainl ; visible to citizens of the town , makiti ; a very pretty sight. It must hnv burned over a considerable area as ai the hills in sight today are blac and it looked as if the fire was sti ! going. No word has yet reached her of any further damage than burning ol the range. BRYAN IS 51 ; BANQUET HIM. Dollar Dinner at Lincoln Tonight Ma Have National Significance. Linc61n , March 20. William : Bryan , who was 51 years old yestei day , returned from his eastern speal ing trip and will this evening partic pate in an anniversary dollar dinne tendered in his honor. The dinner , for which seats have a ready been engaged by 900 , will brin to Lincoln many of the prominer democrats of the country. Two of th early arrivals were Senator Owen c Oklahoma and Senator Kern of It diana. Today Speaker-to-bo Cham Clarke and Governor Shafroth of Col < rado will arrive. These four gentl < men are on the program for addressc and the toast list , In addition , include the names of Senator-elect Hltchcoc of Nebraska and a number of prom nent Nebraska democrats. The function , which is Intended a an endorsement of the position an principles declared by Mr. Bryan , 1 regarded locally as ono of the opei ing events prior to the campaign t 1912 , on the port of the so-called pn gresslves of the party , though assu anco is given by the promoters of th dinner that it is not intended as o iginatlng a boom for any possible cai dldato for the presidency. DISTURBANCES IN PORTUGAL. Monarchists are Spending Money La' lahly tp Increase Trouble. "Lisbon , March 20. The monarcl Ists , taking advantage of the antoi onisnis among the republicans , are dl tributlng money lavishly to spread dl : satisfaction in the capital an throughout the provinces. The government's postponement c the elections for the fourth time no until May 14 has made a dlsagreeab ! impression on the public. The ai nouncod reason for tills delay in sul mittlng to the people the choice of president nnd government IB that th clergy have undue anti-government li fluonco in various northern district and there is need of moro time to fu ther the republican campaign , Tli British foreign office has Informed tli Portuguese government that It will n cclvo n representative of the republic quite unofficially and will not recog nize htm In a diplomatic capacity. It IB on tboso conditions that Tolx- etra Gomez , tbo new envoy , goes to London. It IB understood that Wash ington will follow this course. In the case of a Portuguese representative sent to the United States. Oakdale Teachers Re-elected , Oakdnle , Nob. , March 20. Special to The News : At the caucus of tlio citizens' party hold Thursday night George F. Boyd , George Sweet nnd W. A. Elwood were nominated as can- lidatcs for village board , nt the coni ng election. At the caucus of the municipal ro- 'orm party O. B. Manvlllo , C. B. Boor and J. S. Stringfcllow were nominated 'or village trustees for the coming election. The school play delivered by tlio seniors , "Mr. Bob , " was greeted by a ull house. The play was very ably rendered as were the musical mini- jcrs between acts. The piny was re peated Saturday night. At the meeting of the school board the present staff of teachers were nil re-elected , as follows : E. R. Schle- nann , superintendent ; Miss Inez Dun ham , principal ; Miss Lulu I. Durhtnd , assistant principal ; Miss Nellie Mor ris , grammar room ; Miss Ellen Tron- uaile , second intermediate ; Miss Ncl- lie Cllngman , llrst intermediate ; Miss Agnes Robinson , primary ; Miss Ma bel Morris , Kindergarten. Frank Payne returned to Norfolk again Thursday to resume his position with the Northwestern railrond. Big Tent Failed to Arrive. Ewing , Neb. , March 20. Special to The News : The dispersion sale of thoroughbred cattle and hogs by Mes srs. Leahy and Swain was held hero. While the onttlo brought , in some cases , very satisfactory prices , the sale as a whole did not eamo up to ho expectations of the owners. In the Irst place the weather was not Ideal and in tlio second place the large tent ed last year by M. T. Sanders , fail ed to get hero as ordered and ex- leeted. Had it arrived In time it Is es- iniated that the aggregate amount of the sale would have reached at least one-third more. However , neither Mr. Leahy or Mr. Swain take their loss so seriously as to cause them to abandon tlio cattle business , but will keep right on raising thoroughbred stock. Quito a number of outside towns were represented. Meadow Grove News. F. W. Colegrove , carrier on R. F. D. No. 2 , who has been off duty on ac count of sickness , is able to bo out again and expects to be able to re- Mime his duties in a few days. N. Leo left for Canada on the noon train Saturday , where he has purchas ed land and expects to make his fu ture home. His car of stock and house hold goods went out the fore part o ( the week in charge of Lee Hoffman , Mr. Lee's wife and family will follow him in the near future. The Meadow Grove News has again changed hands , C. W. Clifton having sold it to M. N. Collins. Mr. Collins has had about eight years experience in the newspaper business and during a part of this time he was employed on The Norfolk Daily News. R. B. Woods , manager for the Chi' cage Lumber company at this place , has commenced the erection of n line large residence on the lot he recently purchased from C. C. Wilson , on North West street The mill has again resumed opera' tion with E. B. Neeley at the wheel. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. II. Colegrove ol Redmond , Ore. , came in on No. 1 Mon day for a few days' visit with theit bon Frank , who has been quite ill. A call has been Issued for a citl xens caucus at Beeche's hall Thursday evening at 8 o'clock for the purpose of nominating three trustees to be placed on the ticket at the coming village election. I. G. Alyea , traveling representative of the Advance Thresher Co. , came In Saturday night and remained ovet Sunday with his family. The concert nnd dance given by the Omaha Concert Co. at the opera house Friday night did not call out a verj largo attendance , but those who wen there report a very nice time , wltt plenty of good music. J. W. McCallum Is grading up hh lot and putting It In shape to commence monce the erection of a new dwellint as soon as completed. George Mulder was In town the latter part of the week looking aftei business for the Lytle Constructlor company of Sioux City , with whom kt Is connected. V. E. Twiss , H. H. Dye and J. L Dye left Sunday evening with thre < cars of stock and household goods foi Chaplin , Sask. , Canada , where the ) expect to establish permanent homes Their families followed on the noor train Monday. Charles Botsford , who recently mov ed hero from Freeport. 111. , has leased the property known as the East hotel and after renovating It and. making i few improvements has opened its doors to the public. NINE MORE MUST RATIFY. Then the Income Tax Amendment Wll Become Effective. New York , March 20. Nine mon states must ratify the proposed federal oral Income tax amendment before ii con become a part of the constitution Reports received hero from tlio cop itnls of forty-six states show favor able action In only ono branch of tin legislature. Among the sixteen whlcl have not yet acted , the question It pending In Louisana , Now York , Mas sachusetts , Maine , Connecticut , Penn sylvanla and Now Jersey. The matter is scheduled to como ui before the Florida legislature next month. West Virginia has "postpon od" action and Arkansas , Tennessee Wyoming , Minnesota and Dolawan have not considered the matter. The amendment passed congress h : ho form of a resolution on July C , 1909 , It sookn to ndd to the constitu tion a. now article number 16 , reading us follows. "Tho congress shall Imvo power to ay and collect taxes on Incomes , from whatever sources derived , without Ap portionment among the novorn ) states and without regard to any census enumeration. " The constitution provided that pro- , Kflod amendments to become valid muat bo ratified by throo-fourths of the states. Thla nocosaltatoB favor- nblo action by thlrty-llvo of the forty- six states boforp the government can proceed with this method of lncroas < ing ita rovonuo. There is no limit to the time of ratl llcatlon and negative action by a leg islature is not conclusive , the state having the right to reverse Its judgment < mont At the close of 1908 the amendment had been ratified by only Alabama Georgia , Illinois , Maryland , Mlsslsslp pi , Oklahoma nnd South Carolina whllo last year the legislatures ol Louisiana , Massachusetts , Now Yorli and Rhode Island ro fused to adopt II nnd the other states took no action. Since 1891 the following additional states have voted favorably : California , Nevada , Montana , Wash Ington , Oregon , Idaho , TOXBB , Nortl Carolina , Kentucky , North Dakota Ohio , Iowa , South Dakota , Nebraska Kansas , Indiana , Missouri , WiscoiiBlr and Michigan. Pitteburg Painters Strike. Plttsburg , March 20. Ono thousant painters and decorators struck hort today , demanding an advance In wagoi of $1 for eight hours' work over tin scale of $3.40 , which expired March 1 Fifty small shops have signed the nov , agreement , but the moro importanl contractors have refused. Follow Their "Spirit" Call. Flndiay , O. , March 20. Seeking t sacred stream in southern Callfornlt in which a "spirit" commanded then to bathe in order that they may become como chosen people of the Lord ant reach the now Jerusalem , twonty-sl ) revived spiritualists left in n spocla ! car. The party is made up of tor families. There are six chlldrcr among them. John W. Hurley Is th leader. Tlio trip was financed by several oral members who sold property at ! sacrifice. Several gave up good posl tions to follow the spirit. According to the members the "spirit" appon" to them in the form of a mist ° speaks so that all may hoar. They L- , the stream Is nenr Los Angeles. Train Left Track. Valentine , Neb. , March 20. Spccla to The News : Passenger service wai laid up here for several hours owinf to a peculiar accident that hnppenet to No. 1 , the westbound passengoi train that is due hero at 7:17. : Ai Thatcher , first station east of here the rails spread and let the baggage car off the rails and all the cars Ir the train got off the track except UN engine. No. 2 was delayed and dit not get in hero till 9 o'clock , waitinf for men to get the cars back on th < track and out of the way. Luckilj none of the cars upset , so no one wai hurt. BANK ROBBERS BREAK JAIL. Cut Hole Through Jail Wall and Ge Away in the Night. Monmouth , 111. , March 20. Car Carroll and George Reed , charged wltl robbery of the Swan Creek bank Jan uary 31 , escaped last night. Friend ! from the outside cut a hole througl the jail wall and then filed open th < cells. WARSHIP MEN DESERT. They Don't Relish Idea of Shootlnj Old Guns on New Hampshire. Norfolk , Vn. , March 20. Majo : Charles G. Kizer , chief of police o Norfolk , has been requested to arros several men who are missing fron the battleship New Hampshire. It ii said that seventy deserted. The Nov Hampshire today or Tuesday Is to fin on the battleship San Marcos , former ly the Texas , in Chesapeake bay. Th < guns to bo used in shooting are sai < to bo old ones having already beei used 200 times. Tlio desertions are said to bo duo ti the fact that the men did not relisl tbo Idea of remaining on the Nov Hampshire , while it was opening fin on the San Marcos with old guns. Chief of Police Kizer said his mci had picked up about ton of the strag glers. Washington , March 20. Secretar ; Meyer , with n few official guests , lof Washington on the Dolphin for thi Tangier Sound in Chesapeake bay ti witness an attack upon the battleshii San Marcos ( formerly the Unite * States ship Texas ) by the big twelve inch rifles of the New Hampshire With the secretary are Senator Clap ] of Minnesota and Representative Roberts of Massachusetts , Loud o Michigan and Gregg of Texas ; Ail miral Wainwrlght , chief of operations and Commander Andrews , the secrc tary's naval aide. The torpedo boat Stringham , will newspapermen , had preceded the sec rotary's party down the river. Othe spectators of tlio test will bo sovora ordnance exports of the army , honde < by General Crozler , who will boon the destroyer McCall at Fort Monnx today DEATH CALLS MOFATT. Sudden Summons of Banker and Rail way Man. Now York , March 20. David H Moffatt , the "silver king" of Colorado died in the Hotel Belmont Although Mr. Moffatt had boon con fined to his room for ton days or s ( with an attack of grip , bordering ot pneumonia , death came from hear failure. Ho never before had hat trouble with his heart. Denver , Colo. , March 20. For manj years David II. Moffatt hns been roc ognlzcd an a citizen of Colorado. Ilia connection with the dovolopmonto ot thnt ntnto linn Rained for htm the nnmo of "empire builder. " Porhnpo hla greatest recent work of develop ment wan the Denver , Northwontoru and Pacific road , known an the Moffatt roiul In honor of the builder. Thin road , which In to extend from Denver to Bait Lake , bos boon completed be yond Steamboat Springs , Colo. Mr. Moffntt WOB rated many tlmoo a inllllounlro , hln wealth being estl- 'natod nn high as $40,000,000. School Notes. The Northern Nebrawka Tonchoro * association will be In mission In Nor * folk March 30. 31. The annual exhibit of work will bo made by the Bclioola at that time. Considerable work la being done at present In preparation for thin event. In the iiBBombly room of the high school building Thursday morning Dr. Parker gave a very Instructive talk to the puplln of the Hovonth and eighth gradon on "Teeth , Tholr Care nnd Preservation. " Dr. Parker gnvo hlo address lit his usual happy Htylo , and demonstrated what ho Bald by meant * of charts. This IB the second of n BO- rlos of locturoB by momborfl of the dental profession In thin city , glvon In order to further the cause of dental Htttiltatlon among the Bchool children. The Bccond entertainment of the Latin Bocloty was given Friday ovnn- Ing , March 10 , at the homo of Bernlco Mapon. The Invitations for this affair were written In I itln. Latin gamon were played and the program closed with the representation of a Roman wedding. RefroshmontB were then corvod , as nearly nn posalblo In imita tion of the old I > ntln wedding foaata. Ono of the most pleasant nnd elab orate functions of tlio present year oc curred last evening when the junior clnsB wan entertained by Lolfl Hardy , Buford Rocs , Both Spreehor , flladyo Cole , Guy Parish and Thomas Odlorno. Since the Issuing of the invitations "nxin" ' the "IddB" to como to the "mnskorndc. " the membero of the class have been very inudi oxcitcd over anticipating the event and plan ning their costumes. Upon reaching the II. E. Hardy homo they were mot by their hostesses prettily attired in \ athletic costumes , the boys' football Bwoatern being borrowed for the occasion V casion , and by their hosts represent , ing the "Irish Gentleman" nnd the lit tle "Dutch Boy. " The house had boon decorated In the clasH colors , pink and green. The costumes of the company were unusually good. Especially ad mired was the "Class Spirit of 1912 , * represented by Marlon Dietrich. Af ter a pleasant time spent in varloun games , the company moved to the I ) . Rocs home , where they found every thing In beautiful readiness. Tito ta bles were artistic in their pink and green , everything to delight the oyo. After the elaborate four-course ban quet had boon daintily served , the Riiosts lingered for a short time sing ing nnd playing games , reluctant to suy good night. But ns the "wee ma' hours" approached , they bade tholr hosts and hostesses adlcu ( voting It ono of the most pleasant evenings of their lives. HEALTH ORDINANCE POOR. Norfolk Is In Need of a Better Law Regulating Contagion. Norfolk has a very poor ordinance covering sanitation work , according to undertakers who were called Thurs day to embalm the remains of little Lyle Hamilton , who died from the effects - fects of diphtheria. After going over the city ordinance thoroughly with the mayor , the under takers found very little information about quarantine enforcements nnd nothing whatever which would give i them information as to the length of time a contagious case should bo hold before interment. They sought the ordinance regardIng - Ing the shipping of a contagious cose out of the city and whether or not any of the family could accompany such n case if they were in any way exposed to the germs. The undertakers used for Instruction the state health ordi nances , which tbey sny are very good and should be copied by the city. TROOPS SENT TO HONOLULU. War Department Says the Motive la to Fill Up Inadequate Garrison. Washington , March 18. The Second Infantry is being sent to Honolulu in accordance with a general order Is sued by General Ixionard Wood , chief of staff of the army , on November 16 last The two battalions of this regi ment , which are now enrouto for San Francisco , will sail within a few days. It was the original Intention to send them March C , but their departure was delayed by the sending of the Chinese relief expedition on the army trans port Buford , no transport being avail able. The Third battalion of the Second end Infantry Is now at Fort D. A. Rus sell , Wyom. , taking cnro of that post In the absence of its regular garrison in the south. This battalion will sail for Honolulu July C. Two batteries of. Hold artillery will sail for the island on July G. The one battalion of Twen tieth infantry now at Honolulu will re turn to the United States. All this , It is pointed out at the war department , is merely carrying out t\ plan worked out several months ago for Increasing the inadequate garrison at Honolulu. Federal Troops Bottled Up. Presidio , Tex. , March 17 , via Marfa , March 18. A number of casualties are reported in the resumption of insur- recto operations outsldo the city of Ojlnaga , where a federal command la supposed to bo bottled up. While Col onel DorantoB , second In command of the Ojlnaga garrison , waa on a tour of inspection ho was cut off by a rush of Insurrectos and now ho nnd eighty of his soldiers are surrounded in a group of houBos moro than a mlle from the garrison. The fighting Is at close range. Fatalities have been-limited , however. Seven federal soldiers wore killed and ono insurrecto was mor tally wounded. Ojlnaga has been cut off from supplies and water.