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Home Course In
Health Culture
XI , Hygiene of the Nose
and Throat
CopyrlRht , 1910 , bjr American 1'reai
the artist er sculptor the nose
TO Is ail architectural affair , add-
inc beauty and distinction to
the countenance accordingly
aa It conform * to his Ideals ot line and
To the average man the nose Is situ
ply the organ of small and an appa
ratus through which ho breathes and
occasionally catches cold.
To the physician the nose Is ono ot
the moat Important organs ot the body.
iWhon in a healthy condition It Is a
veritable "guardian of the threshold , "
warning us against tainted food , sift
ing our air and destroying microbes of
disease , protecting the delicate throat
and lung tissue from cold , dusty air
by filtering , warming and moistening
it and finally exerting a most impor
tant Influence In regulating the body
Importance of Proper Breathing ,
The nose IH a very complicated and
Important apparatus , and any dis
turbance of Its functions , If allowed
to persist , Is likely to have serious ef
( The most fiequont cause of nnsal
obstruction Is the growth of adenoid
tissue In the icof of the throat just
behind the uusal si/jitum. This not
only obstructs thu nasal opening into
iho throat , but Interferes with the
proper growth of Ilia septum and
valises a deformity , "deviation of the
septum , " which Is not apparent ex
ternally , but often seriously obstructs
the nasal passages In later life. This
adenoid tissue Is very common , even
among healthy children , and tends to
shrink up aud dlsnpponr when the
cnvlty of the thront rapidly enlarges
at the nge of puberty , but the deform
ed septum remains and can only be
corrected by operation.
The folly of allowing adenoids to re
main until they atrophy and disappear
Is quite apparent. Not only U the
child's breathing capacity and chest
development retarded , but remote ill
ejects reaching Into later life often
supervene If the child Is fortunate
enough to surTlre the perils of fre
quent cold * , bronchitis and consump
tion. It should be remembered that
if the nose Is obstructed by adenoids ,
deformed septum or enlarged turbl-
nated bodies mouth breathing results ,
and the air Is not properly warmed
and filtered before reaching the throat
nd lungs. Such obstructions ire re
sponsible for a vast number of throat
and lung troubles.
Danger of Gar Dieeaee.
The eiutachiau tube , lending from
the middle ear , opens just behind the
outer margin of the nasal opening Into
the throat. These orlflces are often
pressed upon by adenoid tissues , and
proper ventilation aud drainage of the
tubes are prevented. This leads to deaf
ness and sometimes to abscesses of the
car and brain.
The muco-purulent discharge from
the nose so frequently present when
adenoids exist Is also likely to Infect
the eustachlau tubes , with similar re
If the nose and throat have not been
properly cared for In childhood and
deformity of the septum or obstruction
from other causes exists expert advice
should be sought and proper nasal
breathing restored , If possible.
The tonsils are now regarded as use
less and often dangerous structures.
They should bo removed , as a rule ,
when adenoids are taken out and espe
cially when there Is a history of fre
quent sore throat or tonsllltis. En
larged tonsils are naturally Irritating
-and obstructive , but often not so dan
gerous as smaller adherent or submerg
ed tonsils , which collect germs and In
fectious matter. It is now believed
that such tonsils arc often responsible
for attacks of rheumatic fever , and a
history of such trouble should always
call for removal of the tonsils , whether
or not they bare shown any evidence
of disease.
Prevention of "Coldi. "
The most serious diseases of the
throat and lungs , Including consump
tion , often have their Inception In a
common cold.
While nearly all diseases of the air
PHMXIICPS are directly caused by germs ,
there must usually bo present a lack
of resistance , cither general or local
before germ * can give rise to disease.
In some o es a tendency to colda Is
the expression of Hon Mtutlonal con
< lltlllt | Kill ll " ' "Illslll W'l | .
asthenia , etc. These conditions should
Iwnys bo nought for and properly
rented If present
Local lack of resistance may bo
[ inscd by the nasal obstruction and Ir-
Iliitlon I have already referred to , iind
holr correction Is necessary before
ormanont relief from colds can be ob-
Danger * of Pampering ,
Oiordrosqlng for cold weather and
verhoated living rooms are often re-
ponslblo for frequent colds. Medium
eight underwear should be worn and
ho outer clothing adapted to changes
i the weather. This does not mean
Hat we hhould leave off overcoats in
lie winter tlmo and be uncomfortably
hilly In an endeavor to hard on the
yrilom. Old people especially should
ress for comfort in cold weather , but
omfort can bo had without wearing
envy mutilers around the neck and
envy fur garments In ordinary winter
Value of Bathing.
Tin ; morning cold bath Is a raluablo
ncuHiiro for cultivating a resistance to
olds. This should bo taken In a warm
oem , and If the bather Is not robust
o should Htnml In a tub of hot water
nd sponge or spray the body with
vatcr sufllelontly cold to cause nn
grecable glow or reaction after the
Irst shock , but not cold enough to
auso of the skin or chllll-
oss mid depression following the
nth. Rubbing vigorously with a
oarso towel will hasten the reaction
nd Improve the circulation. When
he cold bath cannot be borne , cool
ponging of neck and chest will prove
enoflelal and protective.
Importance of Ventilation.
The sleeping room should be well
ontllfitod , but the sleeper should be
Totec-tod from drafts. The tem-
'C'raturo ' of thn living room should
lever rise above 70 degrees F. ; ( H ! to
degrees Is the safest point. Dry-
loss of the air should bo avoided by
upplylng moisture. A pun of water
laced on the stove or cloths satu
'ated ' with water and placed near nidi
iteM will answer the purpose If
here Is no furnace with a water roscr-
olr at I ached
Avoid dust nud dampness In the
Avoid heavy upholstery , curtain
langlngs , carpets , etc. , which only
ervo to gather dust and germs.
Stained or polished floors , rugs and
Ight washable curtains are far more
Toilet of Nose and Throat.
Great caution must be exercised la
ntorferlng with the natural process
es In the nose. Frequent douching
uid spraying with antiseptic solutions * -
s often very Irritating and Injurious
n some old standing cases of catarrh
he nasal douche is necessary , but Its
ise should be directed by a physician.
The cureless UHC of the douche uiuj
eod to Infection of the ear. Wheu a
leausing spray or douche Is neces
sary , the following should be employ
ed in preference to strong antiseptic
solutions or advertised catarrh cures :
To u pint of warm water add one ;
easpoonful of a powder composed of
equal parts of sodium bicarbonate , so
dium blborate aud sodium chloride.
This may be used warm In nn ate
miser when the uoae Is dry and crus-
; y or clogged with soot aud dust.
In blowing the nose , especially after
H douche or spray has been used , close
mt > nostril and blow with moderate
force through the other. The usual
meted of partially closing both nostrils
and forcibly blowing often causes In
fectious matter to bo blown Into the
ars. After using a nasal douche ex
posure to the open air should be avoid
ed for at least half > u hour , as the
nose has been deprived of Its protec
tive mucus and time IB necessary for
: bo mucus to reform. If an oil spray
n used following the douche this pre
caution Is not necessary.
When the nostrils are irritated or
inflamed from discharges , aud especial
ly If there Is any ulceratlon , the ordi
nary otllclal ointment of the yellow
oxide of mercury Is an excellent prep
aration for use. U may be diluted with
an equal part of vaseline. Thin prep
aration Is cheaper and safer than ad
vertised salves or nostrums.
Absorption of poisonous matter from
the intestines , due to constipation , U a
frequent cause of nasal congestion.
Care of the bowels Is extremely Impor
tant aa a preventive measure.
Treatment of a Cold.
The possibilities iu a common cold
are such that the wisest course is to
call a physician and bo regularly treat
ed. Quack remedies are dangerous. Re
member that the brain Is lu close re
lationship with the nose and its acces
sory cavities and that Inflammation
and infection of these cavities , if not
recognized in time , may lead to abscess.
'Cold cures" often mask the symptom *
without curing the disease. Heavy
doses of whisky and quinine often do
more harm than good.
In emergencies when a physician Is
not within call the following measures
will often check a cold :
First. A mustard foot bath as hot
as can be inn-no , lasting twenty to thir
ty minutes , the body being enveloped
In blankets to Induce a profuse per
spiration. Hot lemonade , hot tlaxsocd
tea or ton to thirty drops of spirits of
camphor In n glass of hot water will
assist the action of the bath.
Second. A brisk cathartic , as castor
oil , calomel , etc.
Thin ! . The neck and chest should
be rubbed with camphorated oil or
liquid mustard plaster.
Further than this the treatment of a
cold Is in the province of a physician.
The Tank.
Frl ° nd ( to confirmed toper ) I don't
see how you can drink so much. It's
shocking. Toper It shocks me too. It
mirprlses me. I suppose it's just luck. "
To give nwkwnrdlv Is churlishness.
Th" most < ' " " " 'r ' --rt Is to pive. Then
wl"- ' ' ' Hruycre.
Ixtnk for rhc art that rtHnrr1hc th <
'n.-i rou vi nlri Illro In nwti
C6mmli8loner'B Proceeding ! .
Madison , Nob. , March H. 1911 , 1
L m. Commissioners mot pursuant to
djouriunont Present , Commission-
TB Hurr Toft and Henry Sundcrman.
The minutes of February 7 , 1911 ,
, 'ero read and approved an read.
The tlmo having arrived for the
Boning of bids for the erection of
n addition to the jail , the matter was
akcn up and the bid of William J.
lores was opened and examined and
ot being In conformity with the plans
nd specifications and it being the
nly bid It was rejected and the conn-
y clerk was Instructed to rcadvertlso
or bids for the erection of n brick
ddltlon to the county jail according
o plans and specifications on fllo in
ho office of the county clerk , bids to
o received up to ! ' o'clock , noon , of
\prll 11 , 1911 , said bids to bo opened
t 1 ! o'clock of said day , April 11 ,
1V. . Ruth , county assessor , made
ppolntuicnts of precinct assessors to
ill vacancies as follows : William
Uggort , Norfolk precinct ; John W.
Overbore , Shell Crook precinct and
" "rank Scheor , Schoolcraft precinct ,
nd on motion the said appointments
rcro duly approved.
On motion the public road petition-
d for by F. R. Murphy and twenty-
hrec others , commencing at the south-
ast corner of section 3 , township 22 ,
ango 2 , and terminating at the south-
vest corner of the southeast quarter
} f section ! < , township 22 , rnngo 2 , was
rdercd established and the clerk or-
lorcd to plat the same , and also the
'lerk ' was Instructed to draw a war-
ant on the general fund of the conn-
y for $100.00 In favor ot Paul Ron-
icr , said warrant to bo delivered
vhen Mr. Renner delivers the deed to
ho county for land used In said road.
On motion the following official
> omlR weie examined and approved :
Jan Scheer , jr. , road overseer , road
district No. 22 ; Thomas Reigle , road
overseer , road district No. 10.
On proper representation the board
nstrncted the county clerk to correct
ho 1910 tax list by changing the valu-
ition assessed against lot 11 , block 18 ,
cailroad addition to Newman Grove ,
Nebraska , to lot 12 , same block , and
ilso changing the valuation now as-
esscd against lot 12 , sauio block , to
ot 11 , In same block , the same having
hrongh error been wrongly assessed.
On motion the clerk was instructed
o correct the 1910 tax list by striking
out the personal taxes of $4.51 asses
sed against Edwin D. Kline , of Nor-
'oik city , on account of double as
On motion the clerk was instructed
o correct the 1910 tax list by striking
out the item of ? 5.00 poll tax assessed
igainst Ilirsch LJros. , Norfolk city , he-
auso of double assessment.
On motion the application of J. S.
Stewart of Jefferson precinct to have
lis taxes reduced on account of er
roneous assessment was refused.
On motion the application of J. A.
Zeigler of Madison precinct to have
lis personal assessment reduced on
account of over valuation was refused.
On motion Commissioner Henry
Snnderman was authorized to pur
chase two wheel scrapers for use on
ho roads.
The soldiers' relief commission
made partial report of the money re
ceived and expended for the year 1910 ,
which was , on motion , accepted and
placed on file.
On motion Herman Barney , chair
man of the soldiers' relief commission ,
was allowed the sum of $250.00 for the
use of tbo commission.
A petition being presented for the
appointment of a stock inspector for
Madison county , on motion the clerk
was Instructed to publish a notice that
at the meeting of April 11 , 1911 , the
board would take this matter up and
appoint a chief stock inspector for
Madison county , according to law.
On motion the following bills were
audited and allowed :
Davey Ober , work road dis
trict No. 3 * C.OO
Battle Creek Hardware Co. ,
hardware for R. D. No. 7. . . 4.32
W. R. Snyder , shoveling snow
R. D. No. 20 9.75
Albert Imhoff , work , R. D. No.
2G 6.00
Nick Dohman , work R. D. No.
26 0.00
M. A. Wagner , work R. D. No.
26 4.00
II. H. Wagner , work R. D. No.
26 6.00
Ed. Schwank , grading C. D.
No. 1 10.50
B. B. McGinnls , work bridges. 27.00
J. T. Moore , work bridges , as
signed to Nebraska National
bank 10.00
J , T. Moore , floating roads , C.
D. No. 2 12.00
J. T. Moore , work bridges. . . . 4.00
Fred Byeily , work bridges. . . . 6.00
Fred Bycrly , floating roads , C.
D. No. 2 12.00
Peter Emig , bridge work 28.25
Balser Werner , bridge work. . 100.51
L. M. Johnson , work R. D. No.
13 19.25
L. M. Johnson , work bridges. . 7.50 >
Walter Sunderman , grading C.
D. No. 3 6.00 i
Hume Robertson , Wycoff Co. ,
supplies and repairs for
Jail and court 115.73
Dr. C. J. Verges , attending
Kaurt Stehr 13.00
National Office Supply Co. ,
supplies 20.70
W. W. Mills , constable for
election 2.00
Conrad Werner , wolf bounty. . 2.00 >
Ooorgo Werner , wolf bounty.4.00
Chas. Hanson , repairs 4.25
James Brown , wolf bounty ,
claimed $3.00 allowed at. . . . 2.00
Otto Borgfoldor , funeral ser
mon for Kaurt Stohr , claimed
15.00 wholly disallowed as
not a proper charge against
the county.
Clyde Ives , auto biro 1.5C 0
I. M. DawBon , expense farmers
Institute , Madison 40.11 9
Oliver Typewriter Co. , repairs 9.4 0 (
University Pub. Co. , ' supplies
for superintendent . > C.OO
Sessions & Hell , burying pau
per 25.00
lluino Robertson Wycoff Co. .
coal for jail 13.30
Norfolk Long Distance Telephone -
phone Co. , tolls .20
Madison Motor Car Co. , auto
hire 11.00
N. A. Housel , postage , etc. . . , 13.70
N. A. Housel , salary 116.67
Madison City , electric lighting 31.50
Oust Hockman , wolf bounty. . 2.00
Farmers Mercantile Co , , sup
plies for pauper 14.33
Farmers Mercantile Co. , sup
plies for court house 7.95
C. S. Smith , salary , fees , etc. . 209.80
Madison Motor Co. , auto hlro. 24.00
H. U. Allen , supplies. . . 98.7u
Ous Kaul , salary 50.00
T. M. Smith , Hiilnry , boarding
prisoners , etc 213.83
Nebraska Telephone Co , , Nor
folk , tolls 13.85
Dr. F. A. Long , attending pris
oners 27JOO
Dr. F. A. Long , commissioner
of insanity 11.00
Nebraska institute for feeble
minded , account Shalloy ,
Wood and Theresa Gaud-
lit/ 53.66
Western Bridge & Construc
tion Co. , account 1000.00
Western Bridge & Construc
tion Co. , account 1000.00
Western Bridge & Construc
tion Co. , account 1000.00
Western Bridge & Construc
tion Co. , account 1000.00
Western Bridge & Construc
tion Co. , account 972.28
On motion the board adjourned to
meet at 7:00 : p. m.
Madison , Neb. , March 11 , 7 p. 111 ,
Board met pursuant to adjournment ,
present , Taft and Sunderman.
On motion the following bills wefo
allowed :
Loonan Lumber Co. , coal for
jail and pauper $ 8.25
Geo. M Dudley , hack hire ,
Kaurt Stehr 7.00
R. W. Linn , auto hire 6.00
C. H. Moenck , meals for pris
oners 4.00
Burr Taft , labor and mileage. 54.20
Henry Sundcrman , labor and
mileage 52.35
S. H. McFarland , postage , etc. 20.00
C. D. Johnson , steward of the poor
farm made report as follows , which
was examined aud approved as fol
lows :
Battle Creek , Neb. , March 1 To the
honorable board of county commission
ers of Madison county , I herowltn
hand your honorable body my fourth
quarterly report for the year 1911 , as
follows :
Cash on hand in Battle Creek
Valley bank , Dec. 1 , 1910. . . $ 157.90
Received Jan. 26 , cash for
cream separator , from railroad 60.00
Total cash on hand during
fourth quarter $ 217.90
Cash disbursements during quarter :
Saui Burnham , 46 acres corn
stalks $ 15.00
Thomas Taylor , male hog 15.00
Steward's expense getting pau
per from Norfolk 2.10
B. Stollc , part quarter of beef 8.16
Wm. Nedrebet , deliorning. . . . 3.00
Frank Boiler , wood sawing. . . 10.00
L. E. Burch , unloading tile. . . .75
C. D. Johnson , on fourth quar
ter salary 77.00
Cash on hand in Battle Creek
Valley bank , March 1 , 1911. 86.89
Total $ 217.90
Respectfully submitted ,
C. D. Johnson , Steward.
The following bills have been In
curred during fourth quarter , which
were allowed and warrants ordered
drawn for the amounts :
A. Gardells $ 7.00
C. P. Parish 2.15
A. Buchholz 12.50
O. W. Rlsh 2.70
Aug. Steffen 11.50
U B. Baker 126.52
Joseph Dittrlck 4.45
C. II. Hansen 11.30
M. L. Thomson 9.50
W. L. Boyer 5.G9
Battle Creek Telephone 5.20
Fred Koester 4.25
Morris Drug Co 3.20
| Doerlng Drug Co 7.85
Joe Maas 8.95
Battle Creek Hardware Co. . . . 8.55
C. A. Martin 2.7G
1 C. D. Johnson , balance salary. 43.00
E. F. Hans 9.40
L. Merz 10.25
Wm. Kreldler 3.25
Steward of Madison county poor farm.
Total expenditures for year
ending March 1 , 1911 $1383.92
Total receipts for year ending
March 1 , 1911 691.48
Balance above cash receipts $ 692.43
Inventory of personal property :
2 brood mares 7 yrs. old ,
weight 3400 , high grade , ap
proximate value $ 600.00
12 horses , 0 and 11 yrs old ,
weight 2200 , high grade , ap-
proximate value 300.00
3 colts coming 3 yrs. old , high
grade , approximate value. . . 400.00
1 colt coming 2 yrs. old , high
grade , approximate value. . . 100.00
9 cows , three-quarter grade
and better 315.00
4 steers , coming 3 yrs. old , ap
proximate value 148.00
5 steers , coming 2 yrs. old , approximate -
proximate value 125.00
1,1 pedigree bull , approximate
value 50.00
9 calves , coming yearlings , ap
proximate value 118.00
20 hogs , 10 mos. old and over ,
approximate value 350.00
9 brood sows , approximate
value 157.00
150 chickens , approximate value
luo 50.00
100 bu. of corn , approximate
value 35.00
260 bu. ot oats , approximate
value 82.00
16 tons of liny , approximate
value , 112.00
harrows $10 , mowers $30 ,
approximate value 17C.OO
$30 , approximate value . . . . 05.00
Binder $100 , disc $30 , approxi
mate value 130.00
plows $12 , approximate value
uo 107.00
2 sets harness , 1 single , ap
proximate value 40.00
Total $3609.00
Inmates of farm :
Mrs. Mary Elmwood , ago 60 ; W. F.
Prlnglc , ago 104 ; Harry Lnndoroau ,
ago 29.
Inmates died during year : John
C. D. Johnson , Steward.
On motion the Western Bridge and
Construction company was ordered to
build the following steel bridges un
der their contracts : Two bridges near
Meadow Grove , two bridges in School-
craft precinct , ono bridge In Falrvlow
precinct , and ono near Norfolk In
Norfolk precinct
On motion the board adjourned to
meet Tuesday , April 11 , 1911 , at 1
p. m.
S. R. MoFarland ,
County Clerk.
The following resolutions were pass
ed :
"Whereas , by the Inscrutable de
cree of Almighty God , our friend and
co-worker John Malone has boon re
moved from the council of men to the
lifo beyond , and
Whereas , by the death of John Ma
lone the board of commissioners and
other officers of Madison county are
deprived of an able associate of the
highest integrity who was a loyal
champion of the interests of the citi
zens of the county and whoso zeal In
behalf of Improvement and progress
has loft an Indclllblo Impress upon
the community ;
Therefore , bo It resolved , that while
wo bow in humble submission to the
supreme will , wo mourn lu grief the
loss of our colleague who In the ac
tivities of llfo had endeared himself
to all by his unfailing courtesy , fair
ness and high sense of honor ; and bo
it resolved , that wo extend to Uio
family of the departed our profound
sympathy In their great bereavement
commending them to that divine pow
er who illuminates the darkness of
sorrows night by the light of eternal
llfo ;
And bo It further resolved , the *
these resolutions be spread upon the
record of Madison county and that t
copy be sent to the bereaved famllr
( Signed )
Burr Taft ,
Henry Sundcrman ,
Commissioners Madison County , Nob. "
Cleveland , March 18. Deliberate
and wilful breach of contract In calling
out 10,000 miners In the fifth Ohio sub-
district was charged against Thomas
Lewis , president of the United Mine
Workers of America today by local op
"If the men strike on Lewis' order , "
said J. J. Roby , vice president of the
Pittsburg Vein operators , " It will be
direct breach of contract. "
With shouldered staffs and march
ing in squads , twenty-four members of
the Norfolk boy scouts , under the
command of Master Scout A. O. Hazen
and the various officers of the organi
zation , took possession of the state
hospital Friday evening. After a par
ley with Superintendent Johnson of
that institution , the buildings were
surrendered to the youthful scouts ,
who were escorted through the entire
institution , after which they marched
to the city and disbanded on Fifth
street and Norfolk avenue.
The youngsters surprised many cit
izens who , believing they wore the
local militia company at drill , praised
them highly for their soldier-like ap
pearance as they march up Norfolk
avenue. They readily answered the
calls of a bugle in the hands of one of
their musicians and the , orders from
the general to his subordinates wore
dispatched with action that would
give credit oven to many of Captain
Anderson's men.
In all the "hike" took up two hours
and a half , the youngsters assembling
at the postofflce at 5 o'clock and dis
banding at S o'clock.
Killian Co. Still Grows.
A. L. Kllllan and company report
still further Improvements. The ad
dition to the rear of the Cotton block
is being put up especially for this
company , whose business has reached
such a large capacity that they have
also leased the Durland building ,
which will soon bo constructed on the
property adjoining the main Killian
store. Besides taking on these two
now buildings to make their store one
of the largest in the state , the Killian
company has conceived n unique idea
which will greatly benefit the travelIng -
Ing men who display and sell their
goods at this store. A room to be
known as the sample room Is to be
added to the main store. Here the
sample trunks of the traveling men
are to be housed when brought ID by
the expressmen and In this room the
trunks will bo. opened and displayed
on counters built for them.
What the Kllllan company expects
to stock the new addition with Is not
yet known , but It is known that the
addition will be built of pressed
brick , ono story In height and equip
ped with the most modern fixtures.
This addition will give the company
seventy-five feet of show windows , en
trance and frontage on Fourth street
The basement of the new addition Is
to bo cemented and used for a receiv
ing , packing and storing room ot f
heavy stock. An archway built near
the office of tbo main building Is to
connect the new addition with the
London , Mnrcli --Although there
Ic sulllcloiit excitement to lie found In
the condition of affairs political Unlit
IIITO In London. two International
events uro occupying much space In
tlu > Kngllsh newspaper * . Of first Ini-
liortiinco , of course. Is the midden
innHBliif ; of Amorlciin troops near the
Mexican border , the second Iti'in of
Intercut IH the trial of the Ciimorrists
In Vitorbo , Italy , which opened a few
days ago. Generally speaking , the
London newspapers take a broad view
of the Mexican border affair , acceptIng -
Ing the situation as it In and an the
responsible otllclals of the American
government have prcHented It to Mex
ico. It IB considered hero that Amer
ica must reckon with a probable violent
lent change of government In Mexico ,
for there IB a strong party behind the
revolutionists seeking to establish a
Mexican federation of Central Amor-
lean republics , which would prejudice
the Interests of the United States In
Panama. The assembling of ships and
troops may , therefore , be a wise meas
One of the noteworthy features of
the Camorrlst trial Is the pride ot the
people of Vlterbo over life fact that
their city has been chosen for the
scene of the prosecution of the al
leged band of cutthroats and robbers
who have terrorized honest people for
years. Hundreds of persons are there
attending the trial , which , for the
present , at least , is rivaling In Interest
the Homo art exhibition in connection
with the- fiftieth anniversary of the
proclamation of that city as the cap
ital of United Italy. Vltorbo la in fes
tal array , the antiques have boon bur
nished , and every plan possible has
bcon made to make the most of the
affair from a commercial standpoint.
Ono of llw most interesting Invalids
of the moment In Europe Is the king
of Montenegro. He IB the most pa
ternal ruler In Europe and judges hla
little kingdom on the traditional meth
ods of the cadi under the palm tree.
Law never bothers him , and when he
has made up his mind what an offend
er deserves , the offender gets It then
and there. Of all the monarchs ho Is
the most unconventional. He has re
vived the art of farriery , by working
in his own blacksmith's shop and
made his haughty braves to under
stand that what Is good enough for
the king is good enough for them. He
gives evidence of his Intense patriotIsm -
Ism by always wearing the exceeding
ly showy Montenegrin costume.
London is preparing for the most
brilliant summer season in its history.
Prom the beginning of May onward
London will be the center of European
Interest. During the first fortnight in
May King George will open the fes
tival of empire at the Crystal palace.
On May 16 he will unveil the Queen
Victoria memorial in the Mall , and the
kaiser and kaiserin will bo present at
the ceremony. The imperial confer
ence will open on May 21 ! . The cor
onation will take place June 22. The
royal progress through London will
be made June 21 ! . On June 29 a third
royal procession will go from Bunking-
ham palace to the Guildhall and back.
Eight days will be devoted to the cor
onation festivities.
The coronation season promises to
be one of brilliant colors. Cloth sell
trs in Ix > ndon and Paris are prophesy ,
ing that bright reds and blues will be
very popular with the women of both
cities , while old gold Is to be taken
I back into favor after years of neglect.
| Rose in various shades will be a reign-
i Ing favorite. One vivid edition of It is
to lw known as Bacchus , while an
other distinguished for its delicacy is
the exact hue * of the Engljsh cabbage
rose , and the girls who are coming out
are to make It their own for evening
i wear.
Chronic dyspepsia , incurred during
the discharge of his official duties , is
the ground upon which a councillor of
the Paris perfecture has applied for
I his pension before the age at which it
I becomes due. Attendance at state
, banquets , ho declares , has played such
havoc with his digestive organs that
his health will not permit him to re
main in olllce any longer. His appli
cation was rejected.
It is believed In England that there
is a deeiier reason IK hind Japan's re
cent purchase of 100,000 tons of rice
from China that has been given out by
that government. It has been stated
that the purchase was made necessary
by Japan's selling her own tico abroad
at a better price , the reason for the
buying from China being enforced this
year by the necessity of feeding the
thonsnnds of sufferers from the devas
tating Hoods of last year. This sounds
fairly plausible , but there are those
who say that Japan is preparing to
send her entire licet , as soon as pos
sible , to the most unprotected spot on
the Pacific coast of the United States.
Mrs. C. Shannon of Lamro was here.
Julius WIchert went to Madison on
) Mra. Prod Gettinger left for an ex
tended visit with relatives In Illinois.
Mrs. Gottinger will be away for sev-
. cral months.
I V. G. Ucach of Crelghton was hereon
on business.
County Attorney Nichols was In
town from Madison.
Adam Pllger of Stnnton was In the
city transacting business.
A. E. Stubbs was a business visitor
In the city from Tllden.
Henry RUBB returned from a busi
nesH visit at Crelghton.
Miss Iluth Shaw went to Nellgh tc
upend a few days with friends.
Dr. C. nolzcll and R , C. Mlnton ol
Oakdalo were visitors in the city.
Norton Howe returned from Pilgor
where ho spent a day with friends.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Crook ot Mead
ow Grove , who wore In the city visit-
lug with friends , lcnu > In a few daya
for Los Angeles , C'allf. , whom their
hi other and bin family export to set
Horn , to Mr. and Mr 13. 13. Pord. a
Tin- foundation for the now garage
on Kn t Not Colic avenue was commenc
ed by nuiNons yesterday.
Lorln Ilruoggoman , who ban been
laid up with an attack of tonsdlltls. U
again able to be tit his olllco.
MI-H. A. I' . Taylor , wife of A. C. Tay
lor , proprietor of the Taylor building
In this city , died at her homo at Cedar
Kaplds , In. , Friday. Her ulster , Mrs.
Frank Aurlnger of Nellgh. anil.C. . S
Hayes of this city have gone to Cedar
Rapids to attend the funeral.
1K. : . Fairbanks left for Parks , Nob. ,
Saturday noon , where ho was called
to the deathbed of his father , A , J.
Mlns Ruth Shaw was hostess Tues
day eonlng to the ( ) ueon Esther no-
clety. Miss Shaw nerved u dainty
chafing dish lunch.
A son ofV. . L. Lehman of this city
is reported uorloualy 111 with an at
tack of pneumonia on u farm near
Hadar , where he Is employed.
The \V. C. T. U. meeting will b
postponed for a week on account of
the Sunday School association at Mad-
IHOII. The next meeting will bo with
Mrs. O. II. Meredith.
J. C. Adams has purchased a resi
dence on South Fourth street former
ly owned by C. E. House. Mr. Adamn
will make some Improvement on the
place before moving his family thoro.
C. J. Havlland , who some months
ago resigned his position as operator
at the Northwestern Junction olllce.
has gone to Minneapolis , Minn. , where
lie has accepted a position with Uio
Western Union Telegraph olllce.
Hurt Mapes and \V. P. Logan have
each shipped In a large number ot
Wyandotte eggs for hatching pur
poses. If the hatch la successful the
birds are to be lined as exhibition
stock at next season's poultry show.
Further reports from the bedsldo of
Alfred Hollander , who underwent an
operation for gallHtones at Hochostor.
Minn. , show that Mr. Hohlandor la
slowly Improving. Mrs. Hohlandor
\\rltes that the operation was more
serious than she had anticipated.
To show the value of Norfolk farm
property one real estate man roportn
that a. farmer living three miles from
the city and who owns over 200 acres
of land had refused $125 per acre for
It Friday and declared $175 was the
lowest price he would consider.
Henry Huss of Osceola , Neb. , who
has been in the city for several
months , has rented the house now oc
cupied by L. H. Hinds on South Thir
teenth street and will move hla family
here from Osceola on April 1. Mr.
Hinds loaves for Canada next month.
Frank Hamilton of Lexington , Neb. ,
brother of little Lyle Hamilton , and
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Watson of Plain-
iie\v accompanied the remains of Uio
little boy , who died Thursday morning
from diphtheria. The funeial ser
vices and interment took place at
H. F. Schiller returned from Roches
ter , Minn. , where Mrs. Schiller under
v.out an operation. William Mayo ,
one of the MIIJO brothers , performed
the operation , which Mr. Schiller says
is successful. Mrs. Schiller is still at.
Rochester , but is out of the hospital
and will return to Norfolk soon.
In the Odd Fellows hall Friday
< . - \ ening the Rcbekuhs entertained
many of their friends and many mem
bers of the Odd Fellows at a musical
program , after which they served a
dainty dinner. Sixty-eight persons
were seated at the tables , which were
beautifully decorated with carnations
and foliage. The hall was decorated
in the lodge colors , of pink and green.
Norfolk members of the grand Jury
called for at Madison on Monday
morning need have no auxlety about
arriving at Madison on time. County
Attorney Nichols has said by tele
phone to several of the Norfolk mem
bers that it will be satisfactory if they
k-a\e Norfolk on the 11:10 : train Mon
day morning. A number of the Jurors
beiiewl it would be necessary for
them to leave Norfolk Sunday in or
der that they be at Madison early
Monday morning ,
Mike O'llara did not disappoint his
many friends who gathered about the
Norfolk Dye Works , where ho is em-
ploytd , to M-p him parade Norfolk av
enue with the ImpoitiHl grcon vest
and enormous pearl buttons. True to
his word , Mr. O'llara , amid cheers
< amc out of the building at noon Fri
day wearing the bright green u > st and
a mcktle with a shamrock pinned to
his teat lapel. "Nothing like keeping
up the ould name , " said Mr. O'llara
to his admiring friends , who bellovod
he was about to back down on his
The Norfolk Hums club has decided
o hold quarterly meetings in Norfolk
On Tuesday , March 21 , the club will
lold their first quarterly meeting at
he Dan Craven residence. An elab
orate program , including Scottish
songs , has been arranged. Members
of the club have given up the Idea of
organizing a dancing club , being un-
ible to secure a sulllclent number of
dancer : * .
To Cut Railroad wages ?
New Haven , March 18. Grievance
committees from the car ahop of the
New York , New Haven and Hartford
railroad company met hero today to
consider the labor economics just put
Into force by the company. The men
apprehend reductions of wages In spit * '
of assurances given thorn to the con
trary by officers of the committee.
J. Fitch Succeeds John J. Malone.
John W. Fitch of Newman Grove
has been appointed commissioner of
Madison county to succeed the late
John Malone , whoso term would have
expired next January. The appoint
ment was made at Madison Saturday
noon by County Treasurer Peterson ,
County Clerk McFarlnnd and County
Judge Hates.