The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, July 14, 1911, Image 1
OIK E . > , | . \ | "I.1 . \ - > lM.H' ' U . l.\ 1 I 1'MI ' ENDORSED TUFT , ' WELCH , BROWN MADISON COUNTY CONVENTION ENDORSES REPUBLICANS. SMITH TAKES RAP AT ALLEN Says There Is No Comparison Between the Two Men Enthusiasm Over Endorsement of These Three Repub licans Is Marked Delegates Elected. Battle Creek , Neb. . July 11. Special to The NOWB : The republicans of Madnm county , In convention hero Mil .xftfrnoon endorsed President Tall , United St ' - nntor Brown nnd Judge Wo enomlnatlon and re-election. Weygeant an Speak , ( Minimum C. A. a speech , said that there was 'rlson be- twoon the democrat c. publican candidates for Judge < " - . Judge Welch should bo elcc "Senator Allen by a largo innji i Wey geant of Meadow Qrov < , ed with inoro pralso for Judge Welch. Ho ald ho had sat with Senator Allen In republican conventions and that Al len had also been In populist and dem ocratic conventions and that In fact Allen could bo found In almost any party. Mr. Woygeant said that when Senator Allen was Judge he presided over the trial of Barret Scot , the defaulting treasurer of Holt county , who got a change of venue to Antelope county Judge Allen gave Scot only ilvo years In the penitentiary and while ho wan allowed to go back to Holt county Scot was lynched. Mr. \ / Woygeant said he believed If Judge Welcli had been on the bench ho would have given Scot at least twen ty-five years. Judge Welch , In his decision in the Hadar bank robbery case , as In other cases , had shown his .mettle and had demonstrated his su periority over Senator Alle n or a pre siding Judge , ho said. The following delegates were named to the state convention : Burt Mapes , C. E. Burnham , George N. Beels , Burr Taft , C. A. Smith , II. Miller , John Dohlson , II. D. Mason , E. II. Gorhardt , T. E. Alderson , C. S. Smith , Herman Hogrcfe , W. R. Martin , M. D. Tyler. The county central committee was named as follows : Norfolk First ward , B. Mapes ; Second end ward , Sam Parks ; Third ward , William Beswick ; Fourth ward , II..H. Luke ; outside precinct , Burr Taft. Dattle Creek Fred Volk. Union M. Davis. Enola F. J. Dover. Warnorvlllo Fred Terry , Jefferson T. E. McDonnlt Grove Cbarle ? Gabolman. Highland Henry Massman. Emerlck William McIntosK Madison First ward , C. E. Fraser ; Second ward , T. E. Alderson ; outside , S. O. Davles. Kalatuazoo J. M. Lefler. Shell Creek H. H. Halderson. South Deer Creek John Hording. North Deer Creek Will Crook. Meadow Grove H. B. Weygeant. Schoolcraft W. R. Martin. Fall-view Charles Knull. Valley J. H. Massman. Green Garden J. D. Gabelman. C. A. Smith of Tllden was chalrmar of the convention and N. A. Huso o ; Norfolk secretary. The following resolutions wen adopted : Endorse Taft and Brown. Whereas , we recognize In Wllllan Howard Taft an Illustrious preslden and a chief executive loyal to the bes Interests of the people at large , am to the high Ideals of true republican ism ; and , Whereas , wo appreciate the fact tha during his first year's admlnlstrntloi more progressive legislation has beei achieved than under the direction o any other president , In the sanv length of time ; therefore , be It Resolved , by the republicans o Madison county , Neb. , In conventloi assembled , that wo hereby enders the administration of President Taf as one of the most constructive In his tory , and that wo pledge him our 11101 al support in carrying out the grea works that ho has begun , and that w go on record as favoring his rcnoinlnr tlon and re-election. And , Whereas , wo believe the state of N < braska has in the Honorable Norri Brown a United States senator who I representing this commonwealth wit dignity and credit , and whoso achlovi tnents in behalf of this state and alon the lines of progressive leglslatlo have been of greatest value to till state and of such statesmanship as t attract not only nationwide action t < ward better laws , Including ratlflci tlon by thirty-one states of the incom tax proposed by Senator Brown ; am Whereas , wo recognize the fact thi the longer a member remains in tli senate , the bettor service ho Is abl to render ; therefore , bo It Resolved , That we go on record r endorsing the splendid record of Seater ator Norris Brown , and as favorln ' his renomlnatlon and re-election. Whereas , we recognize that tl Hon. A. A. Welch has made a foarles honest , capable and Impartial Judf of the Ninth Judicial district of N braska and wo believe that the be Interests of said district , and that 1 bo continued In his present ofllc ' Therefore , be It Resolved , That we heartily recoi mend that ho bo renominatcd and i elected to the olllco of Judge of tl district court of the Ninth Judicial dl trlct of Nebraska. The resolutions ! weio heartily n nlauded and heartily adopted. H. G. Weygeant of Meadow Gro consented to file as a candidate f county Judge. CONDITION OF THE WEATHER Temperature ( or Twenty-four Hours. Forecast for Nebraska. Maximum 87 Minimum fit ! Average 71 Barometer 30.11' Chicago , .Inly 14. The bulletin Is sued by the. Chicago station or the United States weather bureau gives the forecast for Nebraska as follows : Fair tonight and Saturday ITALIAN WOMAN'S ' LIFE SPARED BUT MUST SERVE LIFE IMPRISON MENT IN CANADA. SHE WAS SENTENCED TO DIE Canadian Cabinet Today Cummuted to Life Imprisonment the Death Sen tence Passed on Angellno Neapoll- tano for Whose Life Many Prayed. Ottawa , Out. , July 14. The cabinet today commuted to life Imprisonment the sentence of death passed upon the Italian woman , Angellno Neapolltano , for the murder of her husband at Sault Sto Marie. WILL INVESTIGATE PIPE LINES COMPLAINTS THAT CERTAIN PIPE LINES ARE UNLAWFULLY OPERATED. Washington , July 14. An Investiga tion of pipe lines , the rate , classifica tions and regulations was ordered io- day by the interstate commerce com mission. Informal complaints have been made to the commission that certain pipelines are being operated In an unlawful manner and to the prejudice of thcr interests of oil ship pers. PLAYS PRANKSJN HIS AERO lood Circles Tall Buildings and Ha : Fun at Washington. Washington , July 1 i. President Tafl n eived his aerial visitor shortly be fore 3 o'clock today. The presldenl stood on the rear porch of the white house as Aviator Harry N. Atwood o : Boston , after circling the Washlngtoi monument flew directly Into the white house grounds and landed on the grassy lawn , a short distance fron the portico. Alighting from the ma chine , Atwood walked to where the president stood and was presented bj him with a gold medal from the Aon Club of Washington. Washington , July 14. Harry N. At wood , the Boston aviator , flow ovei the city In his aeroplane , played aeria pranks with the Washington rnonu incut , circled tall buildings , had fui with an army of automobiles , bicycles pedestrians and police by pretendim to land at various points in Potomai park and finally , after a series o sweeping circles near the capltol , soar ed In the gathering dusk to the arm ; aviation field at College Park , Md whence ho had come. The trip will be followed by anothe today , when Atwood will land nea the white house and receive the meda from the Washington Aerial society. I Atwood's most spectacular effort to' ' 1 lowed his circling the monument. Al ter wheeling thrlco around the hi ; shaft he sped away in the direction o the Virginia hills. Turning sharpl ; the aviator drove his aeroplane dlrecl . ly at the top of the monument a though he intended to knock off th Q aluminum top , and when almost d rectly over the apex , he shut off hi motor and came sliding down. Th crowd and police who had been d ( coyed to the river bank , made a rus back toward the monument but A : wood , laughing , turned on his engln again and swept back directly eve their heads. After a number of con plicated evolutions he turned the nos of his plane toward the Maryland fleh The weather was perfect for th flight and a great crowd witnessed th demonstration , which lasted nearly a hour. g Iso GOTHAM GETS ICE TODAY 3- Shortage Is Relieved by Arrival of Te Blq Ice Barges. New York , July 14. The Ice famtr hero precipitated by the recent In weather was relieved today by the a rival of twelve big Ice barges full is laden. This , however , will not te initiate the district attorney's Inves ! 'B gallon prompted by Mayor Gayix Into charges that the Knlckerbocki Ice company unjustly Increased tl s price of Ice to retailers during tl stress of the weather. Ten police d st tectlves have been working on tl 10 case and there is a possibility of 1 0. presentation to the grand jury. n" John Bendlck Brought Back. e- 10 Valentino , Neb. , July 14. Special Is- The News : Sheriff Rosscter returm from Douglas , Wyo. , where ho wo to got John Bendlck , who Is held i the charge of stealing horses frc veer Joe Downing and the Spade ranch or this county and selling the horses western Nebraska and Colorado , VOIE CANADIAN PACT JULY 22 CONGRESS ADJOURNS AFTER LEG ISLATIVE DAY AUGUST 7. DATES GIVEN FOR FIVE BILLS Senate Adopts Agreement Without Opposition to Vote On Canadian Reciprocity On July 22 Dates for Big Bills Arc Agreed Upon. Washington , July 14. An agree ment toote on the Canadian reci procity bill on July 22 was adopted in the senate today without opposition. Agreements were also made for votes on other measures which will carry the t-esslon through the legislative day of August 7 , immediately after which congiess will adjourn. The agreement in full reached at a fonfeience of the various elements of the senate at 1 o'clock today and later adopted In the senate calls for votes as follows : July 22 Canadian reciprocity. July 27 Wool revision bill. August 1 Free list bill. August 3 Congressional reappor- tlonment bill. August 7 Arizona New Mexico statehood bill. All the bills Included in the agree ment already have passed the house. If amendments are made to them , they will be still subject to quick confer ence between the representatives of two houses. The "legislative day" for statehood would permit a "recess" from day to day if found necessary. CUMMINS NEWAMENDMENTS Senator Brlstow Attacks the Present Sugar Tariff. Washington , July 11. Senator Cum mins introduced now amendments to the Canadian reciprocity bill today , lie sought to couple a revision of the tariff metals with the reciprocity measure ; the other proposed a revi sion of the duty on oil cloth and line- oleum. Senator Bristow resumed his speech against the reciprocity bill and his at tack on the present sugar tariff. Sen ator Brlstow declared Cuban reciproc ity had taken $10,000,000 out of the government's revenue from the sugar tariff and put It Into the treasury of the sugar trust. "That twenty peicent reduction in the sugar duty , " said he , "has enabled the sugar refinery to buy their sugar In Cuba at twenty percent less. " ARTHUR SEEJS GUILTY Founder of Absolute Life Cuft , Con- /Icted by Jury on One Ballot. Chicago , July 14. Evelyn Arthur See , founder of the absolute life cult , the chief tenet of which was said to be the establishment of a perfect race , was found guilty of the abduC' tlon of Mildred Bridges , the 17-year old desciple of the cult. The jury was out only forty-five minutes and Is said to have taken but one ballot. The statute fixes the penalty at from one to ten years in the penitentiary. The jury also returned a verdict ol guilty of contributing to juvenile de linquency , which had ben Incorporated In the abduction charge. They were Instructed to retire and return wltb a single verdict. Counsel for See offered the claim that the return of two verdicts neces sitated a new trial and made an 1m mediate appeal for a re-trial of the case. UNCLE SAM SENDS GUN BOA1 SERIOUS REVOLUTIONARY MOVE MENT IN HAITI HURT AMERICAN - ICAN INTERESTS. Washington , July 14. Because o serious revolutionary movement li northern Haiti , which Is jeopardlzlni extensive American Interests , thi United States gunboat Petrel was or dered today from Guantanamo , Cuba to Capo Haltien. M'NAMARASJET ' TRIAL Alleged Dynamiters Will Be Tried 01 October 1. Los Angeles , July 14. Judge Bon ! well today set the trial of the McNc mara brothers for October 1. BURKE UNDECIDED. yr' r' Washington , July 14. Represent ! ' " tlve Charles H. Burke of South DJ ) r kota arrived here after a brief stay a home. Mr. Burke went to South D ; kota to make an Inquiry into polltlcr conditions with a view of determinln whether he would be a candidate fc 10 the senate to succeed Robert J. Gan ts ble. ble."I "I have como to no conclusion i the matter , " said Mr. Burke In discus ing the senntorshlp. "It is too earl to for any announcements. I shall mov jd slowly In making up my mUid as t nt the senatorship. " Friends of Mr. Burke say ho has r m colvcd assurances of support from re In resentatlvcs of both the party factloi In Jn the event he enters the race again ; ' 'Senator Gamble. THE VACATION SEASON 0i isSp ra $ * TTrmm&B ( Copyright. 1311. ) BRAKES SET ; CAR EXPLODES QUEER AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT IN NEW YORK CITY. EMERGENCY BRAKE , THEN FIRE Chauffeur Sees Hole In Street Ahead of Him , Shuts Off the Power , Ap plies Brake and an Explosion Fol lows Which Kills Driver. New York , July 14. A peculiar au tomobile accident today killed Arthur A. Daley , a chauffeur , and Injured Arthur Welsbecker , his employer , who was with him In the car. Unexpect edly seeing before him an excavation in the street , Daley suddenly shut off the power and applied the brakes. Immediately there was an explosion and a burst of flame and both men were thrown from the automobile. Welsbecker will recover. The ma chine was destroyed by lire. SIMAR SURPRISES FRIENDS Holt County Official Quietly Takes a Bride at Atkinson. O'Neill , Neb. , July 14. Special to The News : W. P. Slinar , one of Holt county's supervisors , surprised his friends yesterday when they discov ered ho had quietly married Miss Hel en Schults of Atkinson Wednesday night. Mr. SImar was serving on the board for several days and none of his fellow members had any Inkling of his coining marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Slmar left on the early eastbound train on an extensive honeymoon. Mr. Simar lias served Holt county In several capacities for a number of years. Ho has been elected super visor for one term and later served as county clerk for two terms , and Is now serving as supervisor. Mr. SImar has large holdings in the county and is a prince of good fellows. His wife was engaged in the millinery business at Atkinson and Is prominent In the best society circles In the city. TALK OF BACKWARD CHILD. There Are Four to Five Million of Them In This Country. San Francisco , July 14. The clos ing day of the National Education as sociation convention today developed a program In ninny respects the most Important of the session from an edu cational point of view. Activity in the musical section be ing especially marked , this afternoon will bo devoted to a recital by Cali fornia composers. Much attention also was given to the study of "backward child" prob lem. Dr. Maximilian P. E. Grossman of Plalnneld , N. J. , said that the conn try contains between four and five million children of this type , and ol these at least 600,000 are distinctly ah normal. A tendency to use mosl stringent measures to discourage the propagation of Inevitably backward children was shown In other papers and in discussions. Gilbert J. Aley , president of the University of Maine , commended mod leal examination of school children. Charles D. Lowrcy , district superin tendent of schools of Chicago , discuss ing the teaching of different children said generally they wore not found t ( respond fully to tests along menta and physical lines and that their enio tlonal life was cramped. The next convention of the assocla tlon will bo hold In St. Paul in 1913. Marblehead Race Today. Huntington , L. I. . July 14. Fal weather and a smooth sea greeted tlv motor boat mariners who came her yesteiday to prepare for the annun race at Marblchead. Seven boats , in cluding some of the fastest on Long Island sound , are entered for the race , which starts at 4 p. m. , frotu the an chorage of the Motor Boat Club of America. The course is 240 miles , and with favorable conditions the rac ers expect to cover It hi about nine teen hours. EAT HARD TACK FROM WAR TIME G. A. R. VETERANS AT PIERCE EN JOY FEAST ON OLD FASHIONED - IONED GRUB. Pierce , Neb. , July 14. Special to The News : Charles H. Kelsey of Nellgh delivered an interesting ad dress to the G. A. R. reunion hero yes terday afternoon. During the after noon hard taeli , predenud by Coi. " Charles A. Worker from war times , was served to the 7eterans. In the ball gauio Pierce beat Wayne , C to G. In the evening a camp fire was ad dressed by Chaplain A. G. Brando of Pierce and other veterans also spoke. Ex-Gov. Shallenberger will speak this afternoon. 30 WOUNDEDJN A STRIKE Armed Encounter Between Strikers and Guards In Spanish Town. Saragossa , Spain , July 14. Thirty persons were wounded last night dur ing encounters between the strikers and civil guards in the streets of the city. The strikers , armed with re volvers , attacked the police from dif ferent quarters and the city was thrown into a state of terror. Shops this morning are closed and no news papers appeared on the streets. A state of siege probably will be pro claimed. SENATE PROBES RESUMED With Final Vote on Reciprocity Near , Speeches Continue. Washington , July 14. With the final vote on the reciprocity bill approaching preaching three more speeches were on the program of the senate today. These were second day installments of the attacks of Senators LaFollette of Wisconsin and Bristow of Kansas on the bill and an outline by Senator Stone of Missouri of the reasons why democrats should not favor any amendments to that measure. The house was not in session , but several of Its investigating commit tees including the sugar trust inquiry and Controller Bay Investigating com mittees resumed their sessions today as did the senate committee probing ; he election of Senator Loriuier. AN AVIATOR KILLED Amateur Flyer , Trying for License at Chicago , Meets Death. Chicago , July 14. D. A. Kreamer , an amateur aviator , fell seventy-five feet with his biplane while making tests for an International pilot's llc < ense and was killed. Ills engine fell on his back , crushing him and he Hv > ed only a few hours. Kreamer had gone one and a hall of the live kilometers required by the test and in making the left hai ' turn , banked his machine too steep ly and It turned o\er and dashed tc earth. The actldent occurred at the Held of the Aero Club of Illinois. Chinese Cruiser Launched. London , July 11. The llrst crulsei for China's modern navy under th < program adopted by that govorninen last year was launched at Barrow-In Furness today. It is a small ship o 2.400 tons and Is equipped with tin bines providing a speed of twc-nt ; knots an hour. Its largest guns an six Inches. NO PRAISE FOR TAFT REPUBLICANS OF BOYD COUNTY COMMEND STATE OFFICIALS. AGAINST THE RECIPROCITY PACT Commendation Is Handed to Congress man Kinkald for the "Advanced Po sition" on National Issues Taken by Him Approve Gov. Aldrich. Butte , Neb. , July 14. Special to The News : The republican county con vention met in Butte yesterday after noon with A. C. McFarlnnd cbilrman and V ? . Whltla ivcret.uy. . 7j < 3 con- ventlon passed off very harmoniously. The following resolutions were adopt ed : "We , the republicans of Boyd coun ty , In convention assembled , hereby renew our allegiance to the cardinal principles of the republican party and wo commend the zeal and advance ment and progrcsslveness of the re publican party. "We approve with pride the admin istration of the republican party In the state of Nebraska and commend the administration of Gov. Aldrich. "We point with pride to the clean and able record of the republican ad ministration in Boyd county and com mend the good and faithful work of our republican servants and their ex cellent efficiency. "We are opposed to the reciprocity bill now before the United States con gress and believe the same should be defeated In Its present form. We are In favor of reciprocity but so framed that the farmer and manufacturing and laboring classes shall share equal ly Its benefits without Imposing a spe cial burden on either class. "Wo commend the advanced posi tion taken by Congressman Kinkald on national Issues and approve of his work for his constituents. "W. T. Wills , Leo S. Legro , J. W. Long , C. C. Brownlee , G. B. Ira. " AUTO WRECK AT KEARNEY. 0. Bleau Killed and Mr. Flynn Fatally Injured. Kearney , Neb. , July 14. In an auto mobile accident at Ovcrton O. Bleau , agent for the International Harvester company , was Instantly killed and Mr. Flynn of Overton was fatally injured and is dying. Both meu were rushed to Kearney. Tried to Call Him Off. Washington , July 14 Dr. William T. Hornaday , the rector of the New York zoological park and member of the Camp Flro club , testified before the house committee on expenditures in the department of commerce and labor , that Secretary Nagel and Fish Commissioner Bowers "tried to sup. press" him two years ago because he sought legislation to preserve the dl mlnishing food of seals on the Prlbl loft' Islands. Representative Town send of New Jersey , author of the , ' resolution of inquiry , developed thai | i Secretary Nagel and his subordinates 'tried ' to convince members of the jC'amp Flro club that Dr. Hornaday 11 who was leading the seal fight , "shonU , i bo called off. " An echo of the per sonal verbal encounter between Ilcnrj E , Elliott of Cleveland , O. , and Com miasloner Bowers took plato today. I Elliott shook his fist In Bowers ) face and said : 11 "I want that man put on the stand i He called mo a liar. He's not golii ! f to got away from hero. I am golni ' to fix him. " j The committee , however , deforrci 5 Mr. Bowers' examination by Mr. El ' Hott until next week. GREAT SUFFtKING FIRES NINETY DEAD ALREADY DURIED ; EVERY HOUR ADDS TQ LIST. COFFINS COME BY THE CARLOAD Porcupine District In Canada Fire , swept and Hundreds Are Homeless. Thousand Have Already Left Signs of Great Suffering. Cobalt , Out. , .July 11. livery hour addH to the lint of those dead , Injuieil and rendered destitute In the flre-dev nutated 1'orniitlno district , where the property loss iirobahly Is more than $ iouu,000. ! Tlio nnmber of dead In thedlntrht remains largely a matter of e-onji-c- ture. About ninety bodies either have been burled or designated lor ship ment In the colllns now bolus rushed northward by the carload. Jinny persons - sons are missing from more densely populated townships. Mow many of the hundreds ll\ing In comparative Isolation ha\o perished only days of work by the organized relief parties can reveal. A message from Porcu pine early today stated that seven bodies had Just been found at the VI- pond mine. Their condition would make identification Impossible. Wo men and children , thinly clad , and bearing marks of the awful light against ( lames and smothering smoke , are still Hocking Into the larger towns in this vicinity and North JJny. Those escaping with slight Injuries or none have gone through to North Hay to bo carried free of charge by the Canadian Pacific railroad and Grand Trunk railway to their destina tions. Those more or less severely injured are taken to the hospitals In Ilalley- bury , Cobalt , Liskcard and North Hay. All the hospitals mo llllod with suf ferers. Hundreds or people are at Porcu pine awaiting special trains out. About 1,000 already have left. SOME DISTURBANCE IN PARIS STREET REVOLUTIONARY THREATS OF VIOLENCE , HOWEVER , ARE NOT CARRIED JUT. Paris , July ] 4. Threats of the evolutionary element to mar the mi- ional fete with \iolence had failed p to noon. The Incidents were mln- r disorders by a band of young oyalists. Republican guards occupied the rlnclpal centers and prevented the oclallsts and the striking building vorkers from marching to Santo rlson and making a demonstration on fflclals for the freedom of their col- egues who were imprisoned for vlo- cnce and anti-militarism. The annual review of the troops at Long Champs was a magnificent pectacle. Five hundred thousand lersons saw President Falllerles with , he diplomatic corps and the plctures- ue surroundings and the Abyssinian nlsslon at his side , present the colors o the regiment. Dirigible balloons performed ovolu- lens above the military field but the army aeroplanes were not permitted o take part in the maneuvers be- ause of the danger to the soldiers m the grounds. As President railleries was rcturn- ng to Elyseo palace , a crowd of royal- sts shouted "Long live the King , " but other spectators turned upon the disturbers and drove them from the streets. Some blows were exchanged and the police made many arrests. GATES' ' HEART BOTHERING Shows Signs of Weakness for First Time 150 Cablegrams Received. Paris , July 14. Throughout the day there was a procession of In quirers at the hotel where John W. Uates lies critically ill. One hundred and fifty cable messages from Am erican friends had been received and turned over to those in attendance upon the sick man. This morning the financier smiled faintly when Charles W. Gates told iilm that ho would "pull through. " The son believes there Is an even chance for recovery. Mr. Gates passed a fairly good night and later the congestion of the kid neys was somewhat relieved Tha heart for the first time showed slgna of weakness this morning , but it re covered quickly. The lungs continue to do their work well. well.The The patient suffers no pain , his mind Is clear and his temper calm. As sisting Dr. Gros and his associates are four American nurses. Suffrage Cause for Divorce ? La Crosse , Wis. , July 11. That his wife has refused to keep house in La Crosse , saying that she did not desire to remain with his wife longer be cause women will liavo the ballot In Wisconsin soon and that she then In tends to run for governor , is the hus band's defense made to suit of dl- vorco begun hero by Mrs. Prlsco W. Olson. Mrs. Olson , however , who was formerly n school toacltor , charges non-support and cruelty.