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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY ! NEWS = JOURNAL.
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N'OIJKOLK NKURASKA. KUIDAV JfXW 10. UH1.
THE 8-YEAR-OLD CHILD OF JOHN
CARR AT STAFFORD.
CHILD WAS LEADING THE COLT
ANIMAL BECOMES FRACTIOUS
AND TRAMPLES ON LAD.
A ROPE TIED AROUND WAIST
Oldest Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Carr ,
Near Stafford , Neb. , Meets Tragic
Death Near Home Thursday MornIng -
Ing Between 8 and 9 O'clock.
Ewing , Neb. , Juno 15. Special to
The News : The S-yoar-old son of Mr.
nnd Mrs. John Carr , ranch owners
near Stafford , Nob. , was trampled to
death by ti fractious colt between S
nnd 9 o'clock this morning , at the
The lad was leading the colt , with a
rope tied about ills waist. The colt
became unmanageable and trampled
the child to death.
The rope was still tied about the
boy's body when his lifeless and mang
led body was found.
ENGINEERS CONTINUE PUMPING.
BY DARK INTERIOR WILL
Havana , June 15. At 10 o'clock this
morning the water level In the coffer
dam surrounding the wreck of the
battleship Maine , btood at five foot
six inches belmv normal , without ie-
veallng anything of importance. It
was the intention of the engineers to
continue pumping during the day nt
the rate of ono foot every four hours
nnd so lower the water by a total of
eight feet bofoio dark , probably per
mitting an observation of the Interior
of the after superstructure and part oE
the englno room space.
KNOCKS U. S. BANKING SYSTEM
Chicago Banker Would Establish a
Minneapolis , Juno 15. Stating that
the United States has no banking sys
tem worthy of name and favoring the
adoption of the plan to establish a na
tional reserve association in which
banks belonging to local associations
shall bo stockholders and through
which the banking system will secure
the benefits of the branch plan ,
Charles B. Forgan , president of the
National of Chicago gave the principle
address at the meeting of National
Association of Credit Men today.
SETTLE WITH EMPLOYERS.
Two Large Steamship Companies Give
London , June 15. It was announced
this evening that the White Star line
and the seamen's union had arranged
a settlement of their difficulties , the
White Star conceding an advance of
$2,50 n month In wages to all em-
This is one-half the amount demand
ed by the strikers. Work proceeded
na usual on the London docks today ,
with nothing to suggest that a general
strike of seamen had been called. At
the provincial ports there was some
response to last night's strike signal
and a few ships were without crews.
Other vessels , however , wore getting
away without dllllculty.
The coal porters at Southampton ,
who precipitated the strike , returned
to work this morning. The coaling of
the American liners St. Paul and New
York is proceeding smoothly at South
ampton. The Now York Is scheduled
to sail on Saturday , the St. Paul
should have left last Saturday.
SUSPEND STOCK EXCHANGE MAN
Accepted Speculative Account fron
New York , June 15. F. W. Durea , n
member of the stock exchange , was to
day suspended for three months bj
the officials of the stock exchange foi
accepting a speculative account fron :
an employe of a member of the stocl
Women Suffrage Alliance Co-operates
Stockholm , June 15. The congress
on the international woman's suffrage
alliance today adopted resolutions fa
voring the co-operation of the alllanc <
with the socialist women's organiza
tions as well as with other women'i
NORFOLK'S IN ON THIS.
List of Golf Clubs Falling to Report
Surely Must Include Us.
Chicago , June 15. The year book o
the Western Golf association , Just on !
contains n list of thirty-two club
which failed to report , with the SUE
gestion that members of these club
bo given the minimum ratings In ope
Among the clubs which failed t
send in lists Is the Happy Hollow clu
CONDITION OnHE WEATHER
Temperature for Twenty-four Hours.
Forecast for Nebraska ,
Minimum , 63
Average | > >
Chlput , ' / o 1G < The bulletin is
sued by iVet go atiUlon of the
United Stntt. % t.'ier bureau glvua
the forecast fo.J'ska as follows1
Unsettled with Vs tonight or
Friday. 'V 'V
MORMON \ \ \
HEAD OF MORMON CHURCH MUST
BEFORE THE SUGAR TRUST COM.
Joseph F. Smith Must Tell Investigat
ing Committee of Formation of Utah-
Idaho Sugar Company Senator
Smoot Makes Unsucessful Excuses.
Washington , June 15. Joseph F.
Smith , head of the Mormon church ,
has been summoned to appear before
the house sugar trust Investigating
committee to tell what he knows of
the formation of Utah-Idaho Sugar
Senator Smoot of Utah made an un
successful effort to have the Mormon
president excused , insisting that
Thomas R. Cuttler of Salt Lake City
could supply all the information de
sired from Mr. Smith.
Alfred Harrison and Charles K. Harrison
risen of the Franklin Sugar Refining
company , Philadelphia ; Horace Have-
mc-yer , New York ; Charles B. War
ren , Detroit ; Chester S. Morey , Den
ver ; John F. Harper , Cleveland ;
Thomas R. Cuttler , Salt Lake City ;
John D. Spreckles and Adolph Spreck-
les , San Francisco , were among other
prominent witnesses summoned by the
Charles Ileike , for years secretary
of the American Sugar Refining com
pany , was again a witness before the
TWO ARE DEAD IN
GUN DUEL AT QiMHA
ITALIAN COUSINS FIGHT OVER
WOMAN ONE MAN AND THE
Omaha , June 15. Tony Bander ! and
Florence Brook are dead and Frank
Banderl is seriously wounded as the
result of a revolver duel between the
two Italians when Tony found his
cousin at the woman's rooms at an
early hour this morning.
The rooms at Martin's flat at 703
North Eighteenth street gave evidence
of. a desperate battle. The wall paper
In two rear rooms is blood-splattered.
According to statements of persons
residing In rooms adjacent to the
place , Frank Banderi came to the wo
man's rooms about 2 o'clock this mornIng -
Ing and his cousin soon followed.
The dead man was employed in a
local carriage factory. Philadelphl
Milano , who lived with the two cous
ins in an adjacent house , said that
the men had been quarreling about the
woman last night.
A discharged revolver was found by
the side of each man.
DISEASE SPREAD BY FLY.
Paralysis Is Latest Menace Charged
Topeka , Kan. , June 15. A new case
of infantile paralysis has been report
ed from Greenwood county and the
state board of health Is fearful that
another epidemic of the disease may
spread over the state.
House files are the most common
agency for the spread of the disease
and Dr. S. J. Crumblne , secretary of
the board , is sending out notices today
warning mothers to take extra pre
cautions to keep files away from their
DEAD FROM "JOY RIDE. "
Young Man Injured Near Waterloo
Monday Night , Succumbs to Injuries.
Omaha , Juno 15. Wayne Moore , one
of the > ouug men who was Injured
while tuking a party of friends to Fre
mont on a "Joy ride" Monday night ,
died in the Clark&ou hospital as a re
sult of his , injuries. Ho was the worst
Injured in the party.
Moore , together with Mrs. Moore ,
who was Miss Grace Connor , daugh
ter of the late Joseph Connor , and
0 from whom she inherited a large es
- tate. Low Hill and a > oung woman
employed at the Heiibhaw , had spent
a social evening nt the Henshaw the
early part of Monday. Some sort of
dispute arose and Mrs. Moore insist
ed on being taken home. Moore drove
her homo in the automobile , and is
said to have returned and taken Hill ,
the Henshaw young woman and twc
other young women on a trip to Fre
mont. The accident occurred nea :
Waterloo , where the auto Is said tc
have run into a bridge.
1 The other injured people are not
very much hurt. Mr. Moore was aboul
32 years of age and had been innrrlec
but a short time. Ho was unemploy
DECIDE OWNERSHIP OF $7,000,000
WORTH OF PROPERTY.
IN SOUTHERN PORTION EL PASO
Chamlzal Case In Contention a Dozen
Years Between United States and
Mexico Ends Gradual Change of
River Makes Decision Difficult.
El Paso , Tex. , June 1C.The Inter
national arbitration court which has
boon sitting In the so-called Chamizal
case in El Paso to decide the owner
ship of seven million dollars worth of
property In the southern portion of El
Paso , today rendered its decision ,
which Is a compromise. The decision
gives Mexico part of the land in ques
tion and the United States part of It.
Hoth the United States and Mexico
The Chamlzal case has been in con
tention between the two governments
for a dozen years. It was really
brought to the fore when W. J. War
der of California filed suit In federal
court here to oust persons holding
title to the land under the Texas laws ,
Warder alleging that he held title
from Mexico under the Chamlzal
He raised the point that the land
had been thrown into the United
States by a sudden change of the
river and that it therefore belonged
to Mexico. The treaty of the United
States and Mexico provides that were
the river to make a sudden change the
land would bo thrown from one coun
try to the other , the property of the
country to which it formerly belonged ,
but if the change is gradual by erosion
sion , the territory belongs to the coun
try in which it is thrown. The United
States has contended that the change
in the river has been gradual but Mexico
ice cites numerous full grown trees
between the former river channel and
the present river , on American soil as
proof that the change had not been
gradual , else these trees would have
been washed away.
The two governments being nnable
to agiee on the ownership of the land ,
a treaty was drawn and adopted by
the bonatcs of each country providing
tor arbitration. Mexico chose Senor
Baltran Y Puga and the United States
selected Brigadier General Anson
Judge Eugene Lalleur of Montreal
Canada , was selected as the third com-
nlssioner. Taking of testimony and
learing of arguments began in El Paso
arly in April.
JOHNSON WRECKS AUTO.
'ollce ' Take Names of Party "Gusto
mary to Arrest Me for Scorching. "
London , Juno 13. The second day
f Jack Johnson's sight-seeing and
Ight-belng stay in London wound ur.
vith an automobile smashup in the
ast end , in which the colored chain
lion's machine was badly wrecked.
Neither Johnson nor anyone with
lim was hurt , but the police took the
lames of all , alleging that Johnsor
vas exceeding the speed limit. This
"I guess these fellows over here
mvo heard that it is customary to ar-
est mo for scorching , " Johnson said
'and so they wanted to be In style. '
ELLIOTT TAKES OATH.
New Judge Takes the Oath of Office
Before Judge Garland.
Sioux Falls , S. D. , June 15. James
D. Elliott at 0:30 : o'clock qualified a
udge of the United States court for
South Dakota in presence of almos
the entire bar of Sioux Falls and many
others. That the new judge will make
i fine record is the confident belief o
the great mass of South Dakota peo-
> le. The oath was administered by
Judge John E. Carland of the nev
court of commerce , who was here tern
mrarlly and whom Judge Elliott sue
ceeds. He will move to Sioux Falls.
Woman Preacher Makes Good.
Bassett , Nob. , June 15. Special to
The News : An Epworth League am :
ministerial rally is now on in Bnssett
The principal address was made bj
Allle McLaughlin of the Methodts
hospital , Omaha. Yesterday was ful
of good things , the climax of whlc
was. a masterly address by Chaucello
C. A. Fulmer on "Our University.1
Pastor J. W. Bryant of Ainsworth pre
sided and made the remark that of al
the conventions ho had attended h' '
never had the pleasure of listening t
so many trained lady speakers. N
less than four trained' lady speakers
delivered addresses on different sub
jects , and each one was masterful and
to the point. This district boasts of
having one charge filled by a lady as
pastor , and Mr. Cams , superintendent
of this district , reports that her work
is not to bo excelled by any pastor on
Mutiny Report Unfounded.
Vlgo , Spain , June 15. Reports from
Chavez of the mutiny of two regiments
of Portuguese troops are not confirm
ed. The rumors are probably unfound
ed since it is learned from other
sources that royalist plans Portuguese
frontier did not develop as had been
expected. It Is supposed here fliat the
royalists at Chavez planned to mutiny
on the approach of Capt. Coucelre ,
the monarchlal leader , who is said to
be at the head of the forces near
MAKES YOUR UNCLE SMILE
The Postoffice Department li on A Paying Basis for the First Time In Thirty Years. A Surplus of $1,000-
OGO Is Now Reported.
RESOLUTION ENFORCING CRIM.
THE SENATE IS APPEALED TO
Resolution Will Not Have Same Effect
as Statute , But Proposes to Declare
to Department of'Justlce That Crim
inal Proceedings Should Begin.
Washington , June 15. Criminal
prosecution of the officers of the Stan
dar Oil company and the American
Tobacco company was demanded to
day by Senator Pomerene , who ad
dressed the senate on his resolution
calling on the attorney general to
undertake such legal action.
The Ohio senator declared at the
outset that the Sherman anti-trust law-
was specific In Its authority to press
such a suit against conspirators who
restrained trade. He contended that
the lawyers' doubts of the meaning of
the statute were "In proportion to the
size of the fees they receive from their
clients" and the interpretation of the
law by the supreme court of the Unit
ed States was clear.
"Now with these plain findings of
act and conclusion by tbe supreme
court that the constitution has been
violated , " he said , "what reason can
be given by any sworn court official
for not continuing his fight against
hem in order to bring them to the
bar of justice ; what excuse can any
awmaker or any executive official
give to the people of this country for
a failure to enforce this law when they
are every day exerting themselves to
: nmish Infractions of the law against
other transgressors with less money
and less influence at their command.
A decent sense of self respect requires
he government either to enforce this
aw or to repeal it. "
Declaring that if criminal prosecu
tions had been undertaken when the
aw was first enforced there would
lave been no such concentration of
jiower as exemplified by either of the
two corporations under discussion.
Mr. Pomerene said that the ruling of
the supreme court must be followed up
quickly in the most vigorous fashion
'or the fruits or the fruits of those
victories would bo lost to the govern
ment and to the people. "
"Speaking for myself , " ho said , "I
think it is high tlmo that the Amer
ican peoylo should understood wheth
er the stars nnd stripes are to bo the-
emblem of their power and authority ,
or whether that emblem shall be the
oil barrel or the tobacco tag. "
The senator summarized the opin
ions of the supreme court in both
enbes nnd contended that they dis
closed the fact that both corporations
and their officials had been violating
the law since its passage in 1S90. Hi-
declared there was precedent for hin
resolution of instruction to the attor
ney general , inasmuch as the luttoi
had failed to undertake the criminal
litigation , although it is provided for
In the anti-trust law.
"The attorney general Is but a ere-
ature of the law , " he said. "His ofilco
was created by congress. Ho is
clothed with such powers and required
to perform such duties as congress
sees fit to demand of him. It can add
to or It can take away from those pow
ers , whenever in its judgment it Is
deemed proper. It is not proposed this
resolution shall have the snrno force
and effect as ft statute , but It Is pro
posed to declare to the department of
justice In no uncertain way that the
congress which made him and clothed
him with power Is cognizant of the
fact that the law has been violated ,
that the court has so declared ; that
for twenty-one years no respect has
been paid by any of those defendants
to the provisions of the law and that ,
In the judgment of congress , he ought
to begin these criminal proceedings
nnd prosecute nnd the resolution In
structs him so to do in order that the
majesty of the law may bo preserved. "
Senator Pomerene closed witli an
appeal to the senate for support for
STILL MYSTERY IN THE STATE
DEPARTMENT OVER IT.
DOCUMENT FOUND ON FLOOR
The Congressional Investigating Com
mittee Intimates That There's Some
thing Wrong About it Check to
Hale's Son is Explained.
Washington , June 15. The sudden
discovery In the state department of
the Day portrait voucher , found a
week ago on the floor of the office of
Disbursing Clerk Morrison , was not
cleared up when Secretary of State
Knox appeared yesterday before the
Hamlln committee In response to the
committee's subpoena issued Tuesday.
The secretary explained recently to
the satisfaction of the committee the
payment of $5,000 to Frederick Hale ,
son of former Senator Eugene Hale of
Maine for service in connection with
the Canadian boundary negotiations.
Mr. Knox produced the sections of the
treaty in 1908 which authorized nego
tiations with Canada to establish the
line through Passamaquoddy bay. Mr.
Hale was employed for this work , per
formed his duties to the satisfaction
of Secretary Root and Secretary Knox
approved the bill of $5,000 a few weeks
after coming into control of the state
"Mr. Hale was not employed actual
ly to locate the boundary , but for the
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John Koenigstein , three times mayor
of Norfolk and a retired business man ,
was born In Rheine Pfalz , a small Iin
varlan state , on November 3 , 1S3S.
Between the age of C and 14 ho attend
ed the common schools and later he
SIXTY PERSONS NEAR DEATH ON
BURNING RIVER BOAT.
THE CAPTAIN SAVES THEM ALL
With Fifty Passengers and Fifteen
Members of the Crew , a Boat Takes
Fire In Mississippi River Capt.
Lowery Runs Quickly Ashore.
Paducah , Ky. , June 15. Quick work
on the part of Capt. John L. Lowery
of the river steamer John L. Lowery ,
saved the lives of sixty persons early
today when the boat burned opposite
Smlthland , Ky. , in the Ohio river.
Crowded with fifty excursionists and
the crew of fifteen , the craft was slow
ly making its way up the river in mid
stream when fire broke out near the
Roused from their sleep , the pas
sengers crowded to the decks In a
near-panic , and only the coolness of
the boat's crew averted a heavy loss
of life. Several barrels of oil explod
ed , but miraculously no one was hurt.
Seeing the fire was about to consume
the craft , Capt. Lowery made for the
Illinois side with all speed. By the
time the nose of the steamer touched
shore , the fire had gained great head
way , but the passengers got off with
out injury. It is believed all the negro
deck hands escaped. The boat , owned
by John J. Lowery , Is a total loss.
Want Free Sugar.
Washington , June 15. Petitions de
manding a reduction of the duty on
raw and refined sugar have been pre
sented to the house by Representa
tives Gardner , Massachusetts , Burke ,
South Dakota ; James , Kentucky ; and
Madison , Kansas , the petitions being
from citizens of their districts.
Lumber Case Still On.
Kansas City , June 15. The hearing
of the state's quo warranto suit
against the alleged lumber trust be
fore Commissioner R. M. Reynolds
was resumed hero today.
Who's Who In Norfolk
was educated in the Latin schools ,
whete languages were taught. His fa
ther died in 1.0 . and his mother with
her s-lx tons came to America in May ,
T-'i , to sr\e compulsory army ser-
\ioe which would be exacted of her
bo\s in il.e old country. It took a
journey of forty-two days to cross the
Atlantic and the family landed hi the
United States on July 2.
They rcn.tilned in Cincinnati for
.ibout n year and later the mother
moved to St. Louis , near which place
f-lx- purchased a farm in Monroe coun-
< > . HI Mr. Koenigstein worked on
tliit , farm until a year before the war ,
ami on September 2. 1SG1 , ho enlisted
in the medical corps of the Forty-third
Illinois Infantry. Ho was badly wound
ed at Jenkins Ferry on the Saline
river on April 30 , 1SC1 , by a bullet In
his bhoulder blade , from which ho lost
the use of ills arm for several years.
He was also for some time a prisoner
of the confederates. On April 20 , 1SC5 ,
he became a private citizen and went
back to the farm of his mother for a
In 1807 he was married to Mrs ,
HardI , who owned a farm near his
mother's place , and on this farm ho
worked for some time. It was on this
( Continued on eighth page )
GREAT ENTRANCE TO CATHED.
RAL AT MADRID SHATTERED.
ADJOINING THE ROYAL PALACE
SEVERAL NEIGHBORING BUILDINGS -
INGS ARE DAMAGED , TOO.
BUT NO PERSON WAS INJURED
Rumors are Received That a Monar
chlal Revolution has Broken Out In
Portugal Reports of Mutiny , However -
ever , are Unfounded.
Valencia , Spain , June 1C. Tlio
great entrance of the cathedral hero
wan Hhatteiod by a bomb explosion In
the plaza In front of It today. So vlo-
lent was the shock that several neigh
boring buildings were damaged. No
ono was injured.
The bomb explosion at Madrid oc
curred within a stono's throw of the
great explosion of May 31 , 100G , when
King Alfonso and his bride were re
turning from their marriage ceremony.
The plaza Oricnto Is Immediately In
front of the royal palace. The cathe
dral damaged in this explosion today
Is to the south and immediately alongside -
side the palaco. From the cathedral
leads the Calle Mayer , in which the
bomb explosion nt the tlmo of the
royal wedding occuried.
Report Portuguese Revolt.
Madrid , Juno 15. Telegrams today
from Vigo state that a monarchist revolution
elution has broken out at Chavez , Portugal
tugal , and that the Portuguese garri
son mutinied and killed Its command
er. The monarchists stormed and
raided the oillces of the republican
newspapers In the Plaza llraga.
Newspapers to Publish Owners' Names
Washington , Juno 15. A bill pro
viding that every newspaper must
print in a conspicuous place the name
of the owner or owners , publisher ami
managing- editor , was introduced today -
day by Representative Barnhart of In
SOCIALIST MEMBER TALKS.
'ictor ' Berger of Wisconsin Says Tar
iff Is Not for Worklngman.
Washington , June 15. The maiden
peech of Representative Victor Her-
; cr of Wisconsin , the only socialist
member of congress , was the feature
if the dull day's general debate in the
lione on the bill for the levision of
.ho woolen schedule. Mr. Berger sup
ported the bill on the ground that
It would break down International bar-
'lers. ' Representatives Kahn of Call-
'ornia and Moore of Pennsylvania
ipoko against the bill ; Representative ,
toward of Georgia and Goeke of
Ohio , in favor of it. While purposing
.0 vote for the pending Underwood
u-ool bill , Mr. Berger , in his speech
declared that there is no such thing
as protection to labor In tariff bills
and that any such pretense was be-
: auso workingmen have votes. Ho
laid that the measure was of small
mmedlato concern to the working
: lass , meant no material change in
heir condition , but ho would support
he bill , "because it is in line with so
cial and political evolution ; tends to
destroy the old tariff superstitions
and to bring Into closer relations the
peoples of the world. "
He traced the history of the tariff !
'or the purpose of showing that at nllj
lines it was a subsidy to the inanu- ,
facturors and declared that the tariff
does not protect the workingman.
MANY DIE IN A STORM.
Hurricane in Adriatic Sea Causes * f
Deaths and Damage to Boats.
Trieste , June 15. A storm of hurri
cane force raged during the iilght ,
causing many deaths and much dam
age to shipping.
Early today the bodies of twenty
victims had been recovortd ; it this
point. It is feared that fi sin i f.1 .Us .
with crews totalling forty n. i \ \ ' ah
were at sea last night. win l < -1 A
Greek vessel with its crew o' ' iho
foundered. Damages to nafi v. re
ported from other points m , ti Ad
Swcedish Lutherans Meet.
Duluth , Minn. . Juno 1.r , Tlir > i > | .
ness sos'siou of the Augiihtiana sjnod
of the Swedish Lutheran chun-h ot
America opened today. Dr. Norellus
delivered his annual message and re
port. Following this , the annual elec
tion of officers took place. The wo-
men's homo and foreign missionary
society also opened its sessions. At
each of the four Swedish Lutheran
churches of the city , two subjects
were discussed by speakers. They
were ' "The Calling of the Church in
Regard to the Young People , " and
"Tho Calling of the Young People In
Regard to the Church. " Rev. E. M.
Llndberg , rector of Immanuel Deacon
ess institution , Omaha , Neb. , and Prof.
0. J. Johnson , president of the Luth
eran college. Wahoo , Neb. , spoke on