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THE NORFOLK WKBKLY NKWS-JOUKXAL. FKIUAY.-APHIL 28 , 1911.
Pleasure ! of the Week.
Mrs. C. E. Doughty entertained n
company of flf'y ' indies In n very pleas-
nnt manner on Wednesday afternoon
from 'I to C. A delightful program was
thoroughly enjoyed. .Mlus Ituth Shaw
rendered several selections on the
Iilnno. Mrs. Grace 13. Cooper and Mrs.
If. L. Snyder of Oimilui sang charm-
Indy and Miss Elizabeth Hale gave a
number of readings In her own inim
itable manner. At G o'clock Mrs.
Doughty served dainty refreshments.
Mr. and Mrs. John KoenlKstoln give
a 6 o'clock dinner last Saturday even
ing. The table at which the guests
found places vras beautifully dccorat-
ed with EaAtcr lilies , carnatlonH and
ferns. ' Covers were laid for Mr. and
Mrs. Ludwlg Koenlgstcin and daugh'
ter Evelyn , Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ra-
mer , Mr. and Mrs. Jack Koenlgsteln
and daughter Wllholmlne , and Rudolph -
dolph Mlttelstndt. A game of bridge
followed the dinner.
The Ladles' gxiild of Trinity church
met with Airs. E. P. Woatherby on
Thursday afternoon. Election of of
ficers resulted In all of the officers
being re-elected. Mrs. H. E. Warrlek ,
president ; Mrs. H. O. Matrnu , vice
president ; Mrs. F. H. Scott , secre
tary ; Mrs. George H. Spear , treasurer.
Mrs. C. A. McKlin was hostess to
the neighborhood kcnsington on Tucs-
( Miy afternoon. Mrs. H. C. Matrau and
Mrs. C. J. McNamee were guests of
the club. The ladles worked as they
visited , and at f > o'clock Mrs. McKIm
served n tempting supper.
The attendants of the state hospital
entertained n large number of friends
Wednesday evening at a dancing
party which was held ( n the hospital
building. The hospital ore.iestra fur
nished the music.
The ladles of the Sacred Heart
church cleared J90 at the supper given
by them on Monday evening in the G.
A. R. hall. The supper was a splen
did one and the ladles were entitled
to liberal patronage.
Mrs. M. J. Fowler entertained about
sixteen young friends at her home ,
! i04 Madison avi-nue , Monday evening
in honor of the fifteenth birthday an
niversary of her granddaughter , Miss
'Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Ralnbolt have
leased the Karo cottage on Norfolk
avenue and expect to occupy It the
middle of May. Mr. and Mrs. Rain-
bolt are now In Richmond , Vn. , visit
ing In the home of Dr. and Mrs. IJear.
Mrs. Edwin Booth , Mrs. Fleming
and Mrs. Hunter entertained the la
dles of the First Congregational
church In the home of Mrs. Booth on
Mr. and Mrs. 5. M. Braden enter
tained the ladles of the Bridge club
and their husbands on Monday even
ing. Mrs. Braden served refreshments
at 11 o'clock.
The Presbyterian Missionary soci
ety met with Mrs. Percy on Wednes
The Fortnightly club met with Mrs.
J. S. Dunhaver on Tuesday.
Miss Helen and Master Harold Salter -
ter 'of Pierce spent their Easter vaca
tion in the home of their grandpar
ents , Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Salter.
Mrs. C. E. Burnbam went to Tilden
Thursday to attend the funeral of Mrs.
8. A. Campbell.
H. Vanhorn left Friday evening for
a trip to Lander , Wyom. , and Deadwood -
wood , S. D.
Mrs. H. L. Snyder of Omaha visited
Norfolk friends several days the past
Mrs. H. E. Warrlek returned
day from a month's visit in Omaha.
Wayne , Neb. , April 22. Special to
The News : The spacious homo ol
Mayor and Mrs. John T. Bressler in
Wayne was the scene of a happy wed
ding Thursday evening when tbeli
daughter , Miss Kate , was united hi
marriage to William E. Von Seggoru
eon' of Mr. and Mrs. M. Von Seggeru
of this city.
The bouse was tastefully decoratet
with yellow robes , yellow and white
daisies and umilax. Forty relatives
and friends witnessed no beautlfu
ring ceremony performed at C o'clocl
by Rev. Alexander Corkey of the
The bride looked splendid In a gowt
of white chiffon over silk and carry
Ing a shower bouqtiet of white rosei
and lilies of the valley. Fred Pili
was best mou and Miss Ruth Bress
ter , sister of the bride , was maid o
honor. John T. Bressler accornpanle <
the bridal party to the altar and gavi
sway the bride.
Following usual felicitations , a four
course dinner was served. Durlni
progress of the dinner and throughou
the evening Harpist Sassano of SIou :
City furnished music.
At 8 ; 30 a reception took place am
was attended by 1GO guests. A twc
course lunch was served , and expres
> ons of good wishes and social amenl
ties occupied attention.
The bride is a Wayne- county prc
duct , and is a very attractive and pof
ular young woman. She finished be
schooling at Birmingham , Pa. , a nun
ber of years ago. The groom Is
member of the Philleo , Von Segger ;
Lumber Co. , ted IB & young man c
good habits and bright promise. They
will occupy a neat bungalow which Is
Hearing completion In this city.
Out-of-town guests wore : Mr. and
Mrs. D. T. Glllman of Sioux City.
Amos Claycond of Wlldeuado , Texas ;
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Harker of Hush-
land , Texas ; Mrs. Fred Von Seggern
of Gregory , S. I ) , and Miss Amy Mc
Carthy of Ponr-n , Neb.
I'llgcr. Neb. . April 22. Henry Hoff
of Wlsner and Miss Daisy Abbott of
I'llger were married atI o'clock Wed
nesday afternoon at the homo of the
bride's parents , Rev. Mr. Slocumb of
Winner officiating. Tha bride wore a
beautiful nllovcr embroidered white
dress and carried a beautiful bouquet
of bridal roses. She has been the
stenographer In the Pllgor bank four
years and has n host of friends. Mr.
Holt Is one of the best druggists In
the state. They will make Wlsner
their future home. Andrew Hoff and
Miss Grace Abbott acted as best man
A Hotel at Wood , S. D.
Wood , S. D. . April 22. The Wood
Town-site & Land Co. has purchased
the well known "Hotel Trysp" which
was previously located In Witten , S.
D. The .building arrived hero today
Hiid by next week will be In operation
under competent management. The
number of visitors to this place has
so Increased In the past two months
that a crying need Has been felt for
bettor accommodations. We are pleas
ed to announce that ell previous incon
veniences are now eliminated and fu
ture guests will receive the proper at
Mr. William Hollenbeck. recent re
corder of deeds In Lyman county , has
announced his Intentions of moving
his home from Ocoma to Wood , S. D.
Mr. and Mrs. Hollenbeck will estab
lish their residence within the next
week at the new hotel.
On a recent visit to Wood Mr. Hol
lenbeck was accompanied by Mr.
George Schmltt who is also a resi
dent of Ocoma. Mr. Schmltt has three
( inarter-sections in Melletto county
and expects soon to become a citizen
of this town.
AN ELK SOCIAL SESSION.
They Gather at Colome for Impromptu
Meeting and Have Good Time.
Colome Times : Tuesday night was
the occasion of a happy event for
members of the B. P. O. E. . who gath
ered in Colome to enjoy the hospital'
Ity of two local' brethren , P. L. Beach
and W. B. Vredenburg. With the Elks
were a number of unfortunates who
had never been wise enough or lucky
enough to connect with the antlered
brotherhood , and these were shown n
few of the reasons which have given
the Elks the nickname of the "Best
People on Earth. "
George Spear of Norfolk was toast
master. The evening began with n
visit from a Salvation Army band
three men and two clever lassies , whc
sang soulfully. Getting justllicatlor
from loud cheers , one of the lassies
passed the jingle-jar , while everybodj
Preliminary to the fattening process
a vote of thanks , carried with a whoop
was given Messrs. Beach and Vreden
burg for getting up the "doings , " anc
then Toastmaster Spear opened tin
ceremonies with a neat little speed
telling why everybody ought to be ai
The following Elks and their guest !
were called on and responded briefly
Mayor Harry Leggett of DallasjP. L
Beach , who Introduced Bert Hancock :
J. M. Miller , Dr. A. P. KImball , C. A
Bartlett of this place ; John Kelley o
Dallas ; Frank Carlisle of Norfolk
Earl Shields of Omaha , following th <
receipt of a telegram which woulc
have made most anybody get up anc
say something ; H. F. Slaughter o
Gregory ; Chaster Slaughter of Dallas
and Mayor John Knecht of Colome.
W. B. Vredenburg made the bit o
the evening In his burlesque on pollt
leal subjects of the day , the speechify
ing , singing and makeup producing up
roarous fun for the auditors.
Fred Bohannon gave several com
leal readings in his well known ai
tlstlc way and received an ovaUoi
after "Little Breeches. "
The announcement that a brothe
bad been taken suddenly ill brough
forth the real thing In medical clinic !
a. skit by Vredenburg , made up as i
surgeon , assisted by Beach , n hlghl ;
There were many things , too man ;
to mention , which put three hours t
the bad In five minutes , Just one o
those rousing , cheery evenings th
Elks know how to get up and how t
enjoy. It was a success an Elk sue
cess , and that means a good bit mor
than the words tell.
Before adjournment Chairman Spea
appointed a committee of live to ai
tee met later and selected Dallas a
the meeting place and Wednesda
evening , June 14 , as the date.
Elks present were : George Spea
Earl Shields , Lester Halversteii
Frank W. Carlisle of Norfolk , R. C
Stephenson , J. M. Kelley. J. A. Gra ;
H. W. Mullendor , J. C. Eccle and Ha :
ry Leggett of Dallas , George W. Mitel
ell , J. R. Guthrle , S. R. McGreevy c
: Winner , Bert Hnncook of Clearfleli
H. F. Slaughter of Gregory , A. >
Todd , Charles M. Trusler , W. B. Vr <
deuburg , P. L. Beach , C. M. Wurzbacl
er and C. A. Bartlett of Colome.
The guests were Chester Slaughte
of Dallas , Fred Bohannon of Wlnne
A. D. Shepard , Mayor John Knech
Dr. A. H. Klrabal , F. J. Chamberla !
and J. M. Miller of Colome.
Two Big Days for Threshers.
Advance agents of eleven manufa
turers of threshing engines and thres
Ing machinery are marking time tods
In Norfolk waiting for the formi
opening of the Nebraska'Brotkerhoc >
of Thrcshcrmen convention which wl
meet In this city in on adjourned se
Eton Tuesday and Wednesday , Apr
25 and 2C. The advance agents ha >
been busy for the past week arranging
the display and exhibits of their com
It Is estimated that twenty carloads
of machinery will be on display for
the convention. The freight charges
on this display machinery has cost the
manufacturers about $2,000.
In live parts of the city the display
machinery has been already arranged
for the examination of the visiting
threshennen , over 400 of whom are
On the E. A. Bullock lots and ware
houses , ten cars of threshing machin
ery' will be displayed by the Gould
Balance Valve company , the Pella
Stacker company , Gaar-Scott and com
pany , Klnnard , Halnes company and
probably a few other concerns who
Imve not yet been heard from.
On the vacant Klug field on Madison
avenue and Eighth street , thu Hart-
Parr company and the Advance
Thresher company will display sev
eral cars of machinery. At the Imple
ment warehouse of Henry Klug on
East Norfolk avenue , the Nichols &
Shepard company has on display about
a carload of exhibits.
This Rumley's Distributing Point.
On the H. C. Saltier lots on the cor
ner of Norfolk avenue and Sixth
street , the M. Rumley company has
three cars of machinery and engines.
The Rumley company has recently
completed the building of n warehouse
on North Third street and will now
make Norfolk their permanent distrib
uting point for this vicinity.
The J. I. Case company will exhibit
two or three cars of machinery in
their warehouse on North Third
In thf Pacific hotel , the JIaytag com
pany will exhibit the Ruth feeder.
H. C. Saltier , E. A. Bullock , Henry
Klug , H. A. Pasewalk and other Imple
ment dealers have put their ware
houses and machinery in shipshape
and the threshennen will have suffi
cient exhibits to Interest them for
While the work of arranging the
exhibits has been going on at the of
fice of the E. A. Mullock company ,
there has been much activity on the
part of the clerical start In arranging
the program and getting a line on the
expected delegates and speakers.
There are expected to be some very
peed talkers , including President F.
E. Shannon of Hastings ; Secretary E.
L. Smith , Hastings ; Organizer James
Winters. Madison. Wis. ; Willis E.
Reed , Madison ; J. W. Hamer , Lincoln ;
S. B. Powers , Kellogg , la.
Crime Wave Stirs Omaha.
Omaha , April 22. The mysterious
murder of a millionaire , coupled with
an unusually serious wave of crime
for the past several months , has stir
red the Omaha Commercial club Into
a crusade. Police and detectives ap
pear to be powerless against the prog
ress of stealthy violence , robbery and
all sorts of offenses that are daily re
The Commercial club has appointed
a large crime investigating committee
and a number of subcommittees , and
the organization intends to clean up
the city morally.
Principal energy Is being directed
against the pool rooms , on the theory
that they are incubators of criminals.
A second purpose Is to wipe out the
notorious practice of certain druggists
in selling cocaine , morphine and other
"dope. " It has been established as a
fact that most of the highway rob
beries have boon committed by mere
boys in their teens , and that a re
markably large element of young reprobates
rebates is to be found In pool rooms ,
bearing the character of crooks and
Probably the most shocking discov
ery which has been brought to light
in recent investigations of the city's
evils is the prevalence of "dope" vic
tims. Apparently about one out of
every three prisoners brought Into the
station is of the morally lost , drug
using type. All former prosecutions
of druggists for the sale of the drugs
No clue has yet been discovered to
the solution of the mystery surround *
ing the death of Herman B. Colin , mil
llonalre clothing merchant , three
weeks ago. Mr. Conn was hsot down
near his home after the theater hour
one night , by an assassin who lay ir
wait , and made no pretense at robbery
or other discoverable motive.
Auto Strikes Dog and Turns Turtle. .
Nlckerson , Neb. , April 22. Mr. ant !
Mrs. Will Nlebnum" and children ol
Fontanelle , had a narrow escape
from death yesterday when their auto
mobile turned turtle and rolled ovei I
twice. Though the occupants of the
car were bruised somewhat , none was
Mr. Nlebauin was driving along al
a lively rate of speed past the faru
iris of J. Hartung , when Mr. Hartung's
dog ran out in front of the car. The
canine got under the wheels and was
is killed , while the car went rolling
The auto was badly damaged.
Steamer In Danger.
Rio De Janeiro. April 22. The Ger
man freight and passenger steame
San Nicolas was driven ashore dur
ing a sale near San Sebastian , nm
lies in a dangerous position. The pas
sengers and crew were rescued.
A Wild Slugging Match.
New York , April 22. In a wild slug
glng bout in which the principals tooi
toe to toe and fought fiercely , Ton
McMahon of Plttsburg beat Sailo
Burke , a middleweight , at the Twen
ti' ih Century- club last night.
Vwice the Pl tsburger dropped th
sailor in the first round. McMahoi
was wild , but had such strength li
his punches that he made Burke re
around the ring at several stages c
the ten rounda.
al Barada Is Outclassed.
alnr St. Joe. Mo. , April 22. Jack Brltto
nr of Chicago completely outclassed Jak
Barada , a lightweight of this city , 1
-il a fifteen-round bout here. It was th
fin-t defeat ever administered to Bai
nda. Brltton had a margin In every
lound , hitting the local boy at will.
In the last few rounds Barada was
groggy and held on n great deal. In
the scml-wlnd-up Eddie vloward of St.
Louis knocked out Antono Rudy of
Omaha In the third round.
SOUTH DAKOTA AT A GLANCE.
Slsseton will havu a hospital.
A Huron butch"- ! paid $99 for a
Governor Vessey has designated
Sunday , May 14 , as mothers' day.
Martin Hlllaman , n farmer near
Hudson , Is dead of hcartdlsease.
Dick Richards of Huron , Is n candi
date for United States senator.
The Yeoman lodge at. Hot Springs
took In a class of seventy-live candi
Peter Hoven's granary near Haven
was completely destroyed by fire.
Dr. S. M. Jcnks died at the age of
Parker has been dry and without a
contest on the saloon question for ten
Egnn Methodists have started a
campaign to raise funds for a new
Paul Moody was found guilty of
rape by a jury in the circuit court at
A new well for lire protection has
been sunk by the state university at
Scandinavians of Webster and Day
counties will hold a celebration at
Webster In June.
G. E1. Harben , disbarred from the
practice of law In South Dakota , has
moved to Arkansas.
Nlmrod , an Indian policeman at
Greenwood , is in jail at Wagner
charged with bigamy.
The annual convention of the South
Dakota Luther league will bo held at
Sioux Falls on May 12-14.
Governor Vessey has granted a par
don to Charles E. Titus , sent from
Sanborn county on a charge of grand
The wedding of Ralph A. Gamble ,
son of Senator Gamble , to Miss Vir
ginia Nesblt of Ft. Deposit , Md. , was
The good roads has not made a hit
in all parts of the state , as several
of the counties have decided to hold
it up under the referendum.
Within forty-eight hours after he
had sawed his way out of the county
jail nt Rapid City , Tim Imlay , woulel-
bo pugilist and reputed bad man , was
The 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. William O. Clough of Sioux City ,
will bo the piano soloist at the Lake
Madison ehautauqua this season.
Governor Vessey has been mentioned
in connection with the senatorial sit
uation , but his close friends say he
will taboo politics at the close of his
Governor Vessey has fixed May 14
as Mothers' day.
Two arrests were made on the
charge of illegal voting nt the elec
tion in Mitchell.
Lead has voted to adopt the com
mission plan of government.
A large party of Indians will camp
In Yankton during the week of June
Albert Slowly , an Indian 20 years
old , was found dead in Rapid creek
near Rapid City.
The Deadwood Telegram is out with
a strong editorial in favor of Theo
dore Roosevelt for president.
The Inter-County Fair association
has been organized at Gettysburg. A
board of ten directors was selected.
A second election to choose city of
ficers under the commission plan will
bo held at Aberdeen next Tuesday.
Claud D. Brown of Brooklyn , S. D. ,
has been elected superintendent of
the public schools of Iowa Falls , la.
Governor Vessey has granted a par
don to Charles E. Titus , who was sent
up from Sanborn county on a charge
of grand larceny.
State's Attorney Bartlett has or
dered the sheriff to close all gambling
houses and stop all slot machines in
It is just about an even chance now
that James Elliott will be named to '
fill the vacancy on the federal bench
created by the transfer of Judge Join
E. Garland to the commerce court.
ClauR Staffer , while walking on the 3
railroad track near Bonesleel , nar
rowly escaped deatti from an esploa
ing railroad torpedo.
: At Gettysburg Ed Penfy was fined 1
on a charge of buying liquor for hlf
minor son , the law enforcement league
guo being responsible for the action
South Dakota registers of deeds will
meet at Huron to meet on April 2
to consider the advisability of es
tabltshing a uniform system of records
The executive committee of the
State Bankers' association has fixet
June 7 and S as the dates for the an
mini convention , which this year wll
go to Sioux Falls.
John Treber , a wholesale llquo :
dealer who for nearly a quarter of :
century has been a member of thi
city council was defeated for re-elec
tlon at Deadwood.
Four barns , twenty-nine head o
horses and several head of cattle am
hogs have been burned in Keiincbci
within the last thirty days by fire ;
supposed to bo of incendiary origin.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Bower of Rapii
City celebrated the fiftieth annlversar :
of their wedding with guests In at
tendance from all parts of the state
They are pioneer settlers of the state
The state board of health will hol <
a meeting at Brooklngs on May 2 a
which the county superintendents o
health for the coming year will b
named. Plans for bettering cond
tions In the cities will be discussed.
The Homestake Mining company I
rushing work on a $1,000,000 bydn
electric power plant in Spearflsh cai
Work has been started on a ne1
$20,000 schoolhouse at KImball.
The people of the northwestern pai
of the state are beginning to mat
complaint as to th * government con
tract survey * . < * "t'IJIl
The farm house of Ed Wed more ,
near Yankton , was burned to the
Matsuda , n Japanese wrestler , and
Young Ackerman will wrestle nt Sioux
Falls this evening.
The Old Settlers' association of
Faulk county will hold their annual
picnic and reunion at Faulkton in July.
Farmers of Brown county hold a
mass meeting and passed resolutions
denouncing Canadian reciprocity.
The Yankton music festival will be
held April 21 and 22 and will be under
the direction of Prof. Lee N. Dallcy.
Butte county will erect a new court
house at Belle Fourcbc. The city and
the county already have raised $24-
A nonpartlsan ticket was nominated
by the voters of Iroquols at si mass
meeting and was elected at the elec
tion on Tuesday.
Three Japanese bellboys at the Wld-
mnnn hotel nt Mitchell were arrested
for handling Intoxicating liquors In
that hostelry Sunday.
Workmen engaged In digging a well
for the waterworks at Philip unearth
ed , at a depth of seventeen feet , a
bone from the fore leg of a buffalo.
Henry Kraft , a prominent resident
of Groton , narrowly escaped death
during an impromptu shooting match
between school boys.
Owing to the Illness of Judge Frank
McNulty , the adjourned term of the
Brown county circuit court has been
Trial of the libel suit of William
Jrwin against Thomas W. Taubman of
the Plankintem Herald , has been post
poned to the November term of court.
Mrs. Ida Maynard lies nt the point
of death In a Sioux Falls hospital , and
H. L. Jenkins , a man with whom she
eloped , has been arrested on a statu
C. J. McBeth , a rancher on Chey
enne river about twenty miles north of
Wasta , has placed a current motor of
his own devising in the stream , and
by It Is pumping water for irrigation
of his land.
The organization of the first ma
chine gun company In South Dakota
was completed at Watertown when
sixty enlisted at the close of a public
meeting. The company will be con
nected with the South Dakota national
guard. The equipment Is worth $20-
The commissioner of Insurance is
determined that all who operate steam
threshers shall take out bonds as the
Miss Jessie Reynolds Is here from
Mrs. T. Trlbsees , who has been ill ,
is some better.
The car repairers began working on
piece work this morning.
Miss Minnie Tarre of Meadow Grove
spent the fore part of the week at the
J. T. Hale of Loup City was in the
city visiting with friends.
W. J. Gow returned from a business
trip to Monowi and Verdlgre.
Mrs. E. Tanner of Battle Creek was
in the city visiting with friends.
T. H. Jones and F. A. Berry of
Wayne were visitors in the city.
Frank Sike , night guard at the state
hospital , is enjoying a week's vaca
H. E. Hardy , C. E. Burnhnm and E ,
W. Zutz made an automobile trip te
Clerk of the District Court W. H ,
Field was in the city from Madlsor
during the day.
Sheriff Grant Mears was in town be
tween trains from Wayne , having
brought a patient to the insane hos'
John Haisch , Coin , la. , Oscar Halt !
of Gregory , and Misses Stella Wheelei
and Agnes Wheeler of Shenandoah
la. , were In the city making a tour ol
the country in an automobile.
Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Butterfleld anel
their daughter , Miss Edith Butterfield
made an automobile trip to the But
terfleld ranch at Osmond. They re
turned Thursday evening accompanied
by Mr. and Mrs. J. C. S. Weille , Jr.
and J. S. Butterfleld.
Two beautiful red lynx , shot bj
Fred Jansen of Chadron and H. A
Valentine of Johnstown , have beer
mounted by Sessions & Bell.
Carpenters have reconstructed the
front of the E. N. Vail restaurant anc
the Elmer Reed barber shop.
C. S. Hayes has purchased the ok
Durlard sisters store building and 1
will be moved soon to a lot on Thin
treet and Park avenue.
Constable A. W. Flnkhouse , wh <
threatened with an attack o
' | pneumonia , Is reported somewhat 1m
3 proved in health today.
W. S. Sthnton of Meadow Grovi
was in the city Friday and purchase !
a' Brush automobile.
Mrs. D. A. Kline arrived In the clt ;
last night from Toledo , la. , to vlsi
her sou , Fred Sldler , and to settle th
estate of his father. Mr. Sidler ha
sold three residence properties of th
estate in the past few months.
Two young men , denying that the
were ordinary tramps , were given
night's lodging in the city jail. The
declare they are traveling about th
country looking for work. Chief .c
Police ; Marquardt turned them lees
The banks of this city will be close
Saturday , Arbor day. The postoffic
will not change the regular workin
hours or distributing of the malls. A
the public schools some rooms bel
special sessions Friday. Many tree
are to bo planted.
The noise made by a traction ei
glne , gplng north on First strei
frightened a horse attached to a bu
gy in which was seated a woman. Tl
Is horse commenced running away. Tl
buggy was damaged but the occupai
was not Injured.
Agent Dietrick of the Nortkwestei
w has just paid to Treasurer Winter
the lire department a voucher for 9
forwarded from Chicago to show tl
appreciation of the Northwestern ra
road for the efforts of the Norfolk-
fire department at the oatlng house
Two expert chimney sweeps arrived
from parts unknown Thursday. Minus
a horn , and supplied with the tall hut ,
they made their headquarters on Nor
folk avenue and Fourth street.
Another large crowd attended the
art exhibit nt the high school Thurs
day evening. The candy soiling con
test was again a feature. Over $25
worth of the swe > ets wore sold. The
crowd examining the beautiful pic
tures last night exceeded that ot
Wednesday night , when over 500 pei
sons were present.
The following Norfolk members of
the T. P. Ai have gone to Lincoln to
attend the state convention : George
H. Spear , C. E. Doughty , S. F. Er-
sklne , A. E. Chambers , Fred Gottlngor
and H. O. Klesau. The four first
named are delegates and the two lat
ter attend by reason of their being
president and secretary of the local
"Hero Is a draft to County Clerk
McFarland , and hero is an application
for a fishing license , " said a Norfolk
fisherman today. "If I send It In now ,
It will be too late to get my license In
time to go fishing Sunday ; will I be
allowed to set my lines before the li
cense comes back , or shall I keep the
draft as evidence , or would there be
much difference If I didn't catch any
fish ? "
Mike O'Hara , the prime mover In
the organization of the Norfolk Ath
letic club , reports that the organiza
tion is about complete. The list of
members , which will Include about
ten well known Norfolk baseball and
all-around athletic fans , will be an
nounced within a few days. The club
Is endeavoring to secure the Sullivan-
Kane contest for their opening session
here. "Nothing but honest athletic
sports will be handled by the club , "
says Mr. O'Hara. "It is our purpose
to do away absolutely with all faking
and any arougb and ungentlemanly
With the exception of about ono
day's work on the roof , the contractor
constructing the Y. M. C. A. building
has finished his contract for the ex
terior work of this building. Nothing
further will be done on the structure
until all pledges are paid up , say the
committee , who are today busy en
deavoring to meet the final payment
of the contractor. The exterior of the
building is now virtually complete.
A number of former Norfolk men
were elected to city olllces at Presho ,
S. D. , In the recent municipal cam
paign. W. B. HIght was elected coun
cilman , J. H. Conley police judge , Ray
James and Lew Johnson also to the
city council. Mr. HIght ran in a ward
that naturally was almost Niopeless
for his ticket , the citizens ticket , but
he was elected by two majority and
his victory was considered most re
The NorfolK commercial club ex
pects the second shipment of pure
bred Belgian horses to arrive in Nor
folk next Monday or Tuesday. G. L ,
Carlson reports that all but four of
the first shipment of these fancy
horses have been sold to farmers ol
this vicinity. The second shipment
consists of eighteen mares and twc
stallions. This shipment will include
a better assortment of horses than the
first shipment. The horses left Ant
werp on April 7.
Constable John Flynn arrested
Charles Richards , a pastry cook of the
Northwestern eating house , Thursday
for assault and battery on the person
of Riley McCombs , a dishwasher in
the . same establishment , McCombs
told a pathetic story In court , how
Richards had found fault at the waj
he washed dishes and how he attackeel
him. Richards had no money and was
turneel loose on promise he would pay
his $8.70 fine within two weeks.
A 5-year-old child playing wltli
matches was the cause of a fire al
Sam Rosenthal's barn at 210 Nortl :
. Tenth street at 12.0 : p. m. The fire
was put out before the department ar
rived. No alarm.was turned In at the
fire station. The hook and laddei
wagon , driven by John Rice , reachei
the fire before the hose wagon , on this
account. The run over the paved sec
tlon of Norfolk avenue by the twc
r fire wagons was a spectacular one. ir
which the two drivers endeavored te
beat each other to the fire. Aftei
starting the fire , the little boy ran te
the house for a pall of water.
Two automobiles and two Norfoll
business men , one a druggist and tin
other a clothing merchant , figured ii
an automobile hide and seek garni
yesterday afternoon. Both machine ;
were standing close together on thi
curbing when the druggist came out
cranked up and was soon splnnini
away over the Norfolk avenue paving
Ho soon heard the "purr" of anothe
machine as It passed him. "Hey , " h
yelled , "what you doing with my car ?
The two cars stopped simultaneous ! !
the drivers "swapped" machines an
from now on Intend to decorate the !
cars with either a ribbon or a coi
bell. The two were alike.
A great move In the way of coi
structlon qf concrete sidewalks I
started In Norfolk. Citizens of Edg <
water are the most active In thl
movement at the present time. Fou
teen blocks of walk are to be built b >
these citizens. From East Norfolk a'
enue comes the report that a petltlo
Is being circulated by citizens to bull
a cement sidewalk from the bridge .1
far east as the Carlson barns. "No
that we are paying taxes Into the ell
treasury , as other citizens are , " saj
an Edgewater citizen , "we are strlvlr
to come out of the old fashioned we
of living. The streets In Edgowat
are In bad shape. Citizens put poll
et for hitching posts In the middle i
the public street ; the streets are HI
10 numbered and many Improvemen
10 are needed. "
nt It is rumored In this city that tl
Union Pacific is to be served a thlrt
rnof day notice to get busy on their dep >
of In this city. Who will serve the r
tlce Is not yet known , but the notice
he to bo accompanied by notification
' the railway commission. The depi
says ono mnn , who will probably bo
'otic ' of these complainants , IH unsan
lltiiiy , snmo. of the outbuildings have
botMi pronounced nuisances and tin-
snnltnry by physicians and local of
ficials. "There Is no reason whatever ,
that the railroad cannot glvo Norfolk
sonic definite response on this depot
proposition. " says a man who known
whnt Is holding the new depot back.
"Tho I'lilon 1'nclllc l waiting for a
certain adjustment which can bet IIH
easily answered today as It can be a
year from now , "
Notice of Sheriff's Sale.
Hy virtue of an execution Issued and
directed to me by the clerk of the dls
trlct court of Madison eeiunty , Ne
braska , upon judgment rendered by
the district court of Madison county ,
Nebraska , on the 28th day of Novem
ber , IIHO. In favor of Kdvarils Ai Brad
ford Lumber company for the sum of
$555.55 , with Inti-roHt thereon from
November 28 , 1IO ! ) , at 7 per mil per
annum on the sum of $20S.'U , together
with $17.75. eoHtH of suit , and iiccru
lug costs , In an action , wherein Ed
wards & Bradford Lumber company
Is plaintiff , and Harriet L. Chamber
lain , et al. . are defendants , upon which
Judgment the mini of $257.24 has been
paid , I will offer the premises elo-
scrihed In said decree and taken us
the property e > f said defendant , liar-
ilet L. Chamberlain , towlt : Lot five
(5) ( ) , and the north half of lot nix (0) ( )
of block thirteen ( Hi ) of Durland's
First addition to the- city of Norfolk ,
in Madison county , Nebraska , for sale
at public auction to the highest bid
tier for cash in hand on the ltrd ! ! day
of May , 1H1 ! , at the hour of 1 o'clock
p. m. . at the east front deior of the
court house at Madison , In said conn
ty and state , that being the building
whoroln the last term of said court ,
was hold , when and where duo attend
ance will be given by the undersigned
Dated this 18th day of April , 1011.
C. S. Smith ,
Sheriff of Said County.
By virtue of an execution Issued by
W. 11. Field , clerk of the district court
of .Madison county. Nebraska , upon n
judgment rendered and obtained before -
fore J. K. Smith , a Justice of the peace ?
in and for Dry Crook precinct , In
Pierce county , Nebraska , a transcript
of which judgment was duly filed and
docketed In the ollleo of the clerk of
the district court of Pierce county. Ne
braska , and a transcript from the of
fice of the clerk of the district court
of Pierce county. Nebraska , was duly
filed and docketed In the olliuo of the
clerk e > f the district court of Madison
county , Nebraska , in favor of William
Sliult/ and against Thomas Harrison ,
1 have levied upon the following real
estate as the property of the said
Thomas Harrison , to-wit : Lots 4 and
r > , In block n of Riverside Park addi
tion to Norfolk , in Madison county ,
Nebraska , and 1 will , on the 17th day
of May , lilll , at the hour of 1 o'clock
p. m. , nt the east front door of the
court house in Madison , in said coun
ty , se-11 the said real estate at public
auction to the highest bidder for cash
to satisfy said execution. The amount ,
due thereon in tin- aggregate being
the sum of $143..V > , and J4.HO , costs
and ace-ruing costs.
Dated April 11 , 1011.
C. S. Smith.
Sheriff of Madison County , Neb.
WANTED All parties interested In
the Gulf coast , Texas , country to write
us for information. Come to a coun
try where two crops can be grown
each year , where the soil Is good , wn-
t < ; r sweet and pure , where the sun ol
summer is tempered by the cool
breeze from the gulf and where .stock
does not have to be fed more than
half the year. Get In touch wlh the
Tracy-Enos Land Co. , Victoria. Texas.
WANTED Success Magazine r
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folk to look after expiring subscrip
tions and to secure new business by
means of special methods usually ef
fective ; position permanent ; prefer
one with experience , but would con
sider any applicant wltb good natural
qualifications ; salary $1.50 per day ,
with commission option. Address ,
wltb references. R. C. Peacock , Room
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