The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, July 14, 1911, Page 2, Image 2
THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL , FRIDAY , JULY 14 , 1011. S OCIETY Pleasures of the Week. Mrs. II. E. Warrlek and Mrs. E. I' , Wentherby gave a pretty 1 o'clock luncheon on Friday In honor of thcli jut'bt ; , Mrs. Shoemaker of Oiunhn Bridge followed the luncheon , the lion orH going to Mrs. O. D. Uutterllelt and Mrs. Asm K. Leonard. MrH. W. 11 Uucholz of Oinahn was an out-of-towr juest. ; Mrs. 1) . .MjithewEon presided at i very attractive luiieheon on Wednes day. Sixteen ladleH enjoyed a tempt Inn lunch at 1 o'clock. A short niuslcn program by Prof. Vogct was thorough ly enjoyed and a name of bridge fol lowed later. Mrs. Jacobs of New Yorl City and Mrs. Kelper of Pierce wen out-of-town guests. Miss Bernlce Mupcs and Miss Dor othy Durland gave a dainty 0 o'clocl breakfast on Friday morning In tbi Mopes home to compliment thel guest , Miss Hutb White of Omaha The morning was n most enjoyabli one for the company of jolly youni girls present. Mrs. J. C. Shultz was hostess to th Neighborhood Uenslngton on Monda ; afternoon. Mrs. Irvln , Mrs. Melchei Mrs. A. L. Smith and Mrs. O. F. Elle of Lincoln were guests of the clul Mrs. Shultz served a dainty lunch n the close of the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lederer and number of neighbors entertained a dinner Friday evening at the Ledere borne. A pleasant evening was tr joyed. Personal. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Matrnu an Ifaughters , Mrs. O. F. Eller and Mis Agnes Matrau , will leave next Thun day for Shawuee , Colo. , where the will enjoy camp life for six weeks. Joseph Shoemaker of South Omab Bpent the Fourtto with Mrs. Shoemal or here at the E. P. Weatherby bomi Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Rninbolt ar moving Into the cottage vacated b $ r. Hunter on Koenigsteln avenue. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Reynolds an children are enjoying life and co < weather at Three Rivers , Wls. Mrs. J. C. Shultz left Wednesda for Sioux Falls , S. D. , to spend month with ber parents. Dr. C. A. McKlm has just returnt from a three-weeks' visit with b mother in Salina , Kan. Mrs. G. F. Kelper of Pierce was guest in the borne of Judge and Mr Powers the past week. Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Bucholz ar ion : Arden will return to Omaha Su day noon. Mrs. Philip Harmony has gone : Charleston , 111. , for an extended visi Jolly-Hopkins. Milwaukee , Wls. , July 8. One of tl prettiest weddings of the year wi the marriage of Miss Mae A. Hopkic daughter of Mrs. Catherine Hopkir to Peter M. Jolly of Norfolk , Nel which took place this morning in Patrick's church. The bride was f tended by Miss Sadie Hopkins as ma of honor , and Misses Tess Heeler ai Cuss Murtaugh as bridesmaids , LI Mahoney as best man and the usbe included John Guerin , Oscar Drau Albei * . Davenport and Charles Keoug The bride was attired in a gown white satin , trimmed with lace ai pearls. Her long tulle veil was caug with orange blossoms and she carrii n shower bouquet of bride's roses ai lilies of the valley. The ceremoi was followed by a breakfast In tl home of the bride's mother. Mr. ai Mrs. Jolly will reside In Norfolk. Mean Advice. Old Gent On the eve of your ran rlngc let me give you n piece of advlc Remember when your wife's no : birthday comes and give ber u ham some present. YOUIIK MUD YON , of course. "Give h r the best your pocket en buy every birthday , but at Christina New Year's and such times give hi only inexpensive little tokens. For ; that habit. " "Yes , but why ? " "It will pay. " "I presume so. " "Yes. In a few yenrs you can begl to forget the birthdays and she won say a word. " New York Weekly. DONKEY AND MULE IN RACE. To See Which Can Get to Whi House First , as Political Sign. Now York , July S. A donkey ai an elephant started from Coney 1 land yesterday in a race for the whi house , intended to forecast to tl world generally the result of the elc tlon in 1012. Several hundred folio ors of democracy are pinning the faith to the donkey , while the el pliant has no fewer well wishes fro the republican camp. The trail leai through Trenton , Philadelphia ai Baltimore. FLOCKING INTO THE TOWNS. American People Leaving the Farn to Live in the Cities. Washington. July 8. The people the United States are steadily desei ing the country and the farm for tl turmoil and delights of the city ai town , according to statistics ma < public by the census bureau. In the last ten years the percental of persons living In cities or other 1 corporated places of more than 2,5 < Inhabitants Increased from 40.1 to 44 percent of the total. Twenty year * ago only 36 1 percent of the total pop ulation lived In such Incorporated places. In classifying the 1UO ! census returns , the bureau calls that portion f the population in Incorporated itles or towns of 2,500 or more Inbab ants urban and the remainder rural Ju this basis , In 1910 , 42,023,383 01 G.3 percent of the total , lived In urbai errltory and 49,348,883 , or 53.7 per cut In rural territory. "Blind Pin" IB Still Operating. The News has information from ni fficlal who visited the place and sav quor Bold , that a blind pig Is stll penning cast of the city. It Is claim d a trunk Illled with bottles of wills ey was seen at the "blind pig. " One man living east of town wai udlcted by the recent grand jury fo llegal selling of liquor , but the boot egging has not stopped , it is HI hi I any men recently arrested for be ng drunk , got their booze at tb < blind pig. " it is said. Any prosecution of the case wouli ie up to the county attorney , who 1 aid to have been notified. Norfolk Autolst Fined at Pierce. Pierce , Neb. , July 8. Special I be News : Two men and two womei rom Norfolk were arrested here las light for speeding in an iiutomeibile he driver gave the name of T. li O'Connor and paid a fine of $5. H vas very gentlemanly about It. The vero in a big Overland car , going a errlfic speed. The number of tbe ca vas 16,177. No car bearing the number of 1C 77 is known in Norfolk. Who Burned Schoolhouse ? Verdigre , Neb. , July 8. Special t The News : Knoxvllle , an inland vi age seventeen miles west of Verd gre , Is greatly stirred up over th jurning of the sclioolhouse on We < nesday. Bloodhounds from Fremor were brought to tbe village and the vent to the borne of John B. TJhlir , prominent farmer , Intensifying the e : citement. No arrests have been madi There had been a bitter faction ! fight in the school district and son : ime ago Uhlir is alleged to bave trie : o move the scboolhouse from its li cation , others preventing. And on Wednesday the schoolbouf was destroyed. Rich Farmer Shoots Self. Tilden , Neb. , July 8. Special to Th News : William Oelsligeld , a wealth farmer , aged about CO , and one of it earliest homesteaders of Madisc county , was found dead in a huge shed at bis farm three miles south < town this morning. A shotgun wour. in bis heart told tbe story of bis su cide. Beside him lay a double ba reled shotgun , one shell empty ar the other barrel cocked. Mr. Oelsligeld came to Madisc county In about 1870. He had alwa : been of a quiet and retiring dispositk and lived alone. He never had ma ried. A number of relatives , includir a stepfather and "four or five brother live In this vicinity. He was wort about $100,000 , being an extensive lai owner. No motive for the suicide hi developed. The body was found I Charles Wolff. Ad Club Holds Session. The Ad club will take hold of tl Norfolk avenue and Third street pa ing petitions and make an effort push them through. Only GOO fe are lacking for Norfolk avenue fro Ninth to Fourteenth streets. Gen. Supt. Braden of the Northwc tern has recommended to Chicai headquarters that the new $05,000 st tion now being built be called "Thi street station , Norfolk , " doing awi entirely with the out-of-date name "Norfolk Junction , " and that the u town station be called the "Seven street station , Norfolk. ' The Ad club-Commercial club has ball game will be played next Wedne day , July 12 , and an effort will : made to induce merchants and bu ness men to close their places of bu ness during the afternoon. A petition asking Norfolk to vo $8.000 bonds for buying a city pa is being circulated and will be presei ed at the next city council meeting. The Ad club will give a big dance open the new Koyen garage buildir corner Fifth and Madison avenue , Ot Voget having turned over his optli to the Ad club. C. B. Cabanis will represent the N ( folk Commercial and the Ad club the national convention of Ad clubs Boston in August. The Ad club will confer with tl U. C. T. on a plan to offer prizes f the best kept lawns this summer. The Ad club will get behind the civ ter light plan and systematically mal a campaign to pet clusters at regul intervals all along Norfolk avenv The business men will be asked buy the poles. These were some of the fac brought out at a lively Ad club rae < Ing last night , attended by thirty bu ness men. Rain in West Nebraska. Sidney , Neb. , July 8. One Inch ai a half of rain fell In the west end Cheyenne county and within fo miles of Sidney yesterday , which w insure a bumper crop of small gra and give corn a big boost. Crops Here Are Best. The crop conditions ill Norfoll vicinity are the best in the stal That Is the news brought to this cl by Frank Dennis of the Crete , Nel flouring mills. Mr. Dennis has Ju completed a trip throughout the sta and after looking over the crop com tions here , he declares them the be he has seen in any section of N braska. Stanton Farmer Hurt in Runaway. Stanton , Neb. , July 8. Special The News : J. D. Barnett , a pron nent farmer residing just west town , was thrown from his wagon 1 a team of runaway horses last eve ing. It seems that the tongue sllppi through tbe ring in the neckyoke ai this started the horses running. Ju as they were turning from the rot ito his residence the wagon box wan irown off. Mr. Uan.itt was tlicwu tf with it and , striking heavily , was cndered almost Insensible. Ho wan ikcn to bis residence and a doctor as called. While severely bruised , is thought that no bones were brok- n and that his recovery will bo only question of a few weeks. Groom is 68 , Bride is 62. A golden wedding followed by a real cddlng. In which the bride and groom vero both over CO , was the feature of celebration neld at the home of Mr. nd Mrs. Martin Froellch , Ihliig on lie corner of Pascwalk avenue and "Ifth street. At 2 o'clock In the after- eon Rev. J. P. Mueller went through ho ceremony which fifty years ago ound Mr. and Mrs. Froellch In wed' ock. All the five sons and three aughters , with the exception of one , TO married and have families , whc vero present. Many other frlendt \-cro \ present. At 'J o'clock In the evening at tin aruo place Rev. Mr. Mueller bound n wedlock Christian Hoffmann , aged 8 , and Mrs. Augusta Kell , aged C2. The groom Is a wealthy retired for ncr of Hastings , Neb. , and the bride s well known here , having lived ir Norfolk a long time. Her home is or South First street. The happy couple vlll go to Minnesota to spend theli loneymoon and will return here soot o make Norfolk their home. The real wedding was scheduled tc ) e a secret , the married couple fear ng a charivari. NORRfS BROWN TAFT'S GUEST. resident Entertaining Nebraska Sena tor on His Yacht Today. Philadelphia , July 8. After deliver ng an address before the Christiai 2ndeavor convention on tbe steel pie : at Atlantic City last night , Presiden Taft , accompanied by Secretary Hllles apt. Butt and Senator Briggs of Nev Jersey , departed for Phlladelphli where he arrived n few minutes be 'oro 11 o'clock. From the statioi iere he went in an automobile to thi Philadelphia navy yard where hi aoarded the Mayflower. The preslden is expected to reach Washiugtoi Monday. Senators Penrose of Pennsylvania Root of New York , Brown of Nebraf ka , Taylor of Tennessee , Foster o Louisiana , Bacon of Georgia and Ovei man of Carolina were invited by thi president to accompany him. Probing State Vouchers. Washington , July 8. In executiv session today the bouse committee o : expenditures in the state departmen expected to examine , it is said , cei tain state department vouchers fo sums paid out of tbe department' emergency fund. The committee de sired to learn whether or not thes vouchers would tell tales of "doubl salaries" money for work on epecis commissions paid to persons who als were drawing regular salaries fror the department's pay roll. Represer tatlve Hamlin of Missouri , ehairma of the committee , has determined a least that he will , If possible , find ou whether , as he said , "the departmer is not paying from emergency fun extra compensation to some of its en ployes by placing them on specif commissions. " College Swimmers Compete. New York , July 8. Yale , Princetoi Cornell , Columbia , Brown , Syracusi and Williams have entered men fc the annual inter-collegiate swimmin championships held this afternoon a Sheepshead bay. Princeton is th favorite. PITCHER PERDUE TELL8 OF STINGIEST BALLTOSSER. "Hub" Perdue of the Boston Nationals tells of a ball player who achieved considerable pop ularity with fans In the south , but who was not popular with his waiter for the simple reason that no tips ware forthcoming during five long seasons. One day Mr. Ball Player and George bad tbe following conversation : "You going to be here right along , George ? " "Yassar. " "All right Then I'll bo flee ing you. " The waiter scratched hla kinky locks and then had an Inspira tion thusly : "Ah been seeing you for five years , but you-all hasn't Been me yeL Ah wish Boston done graft you. " THE DIFFERENCE IN COLLEGE AND BIG LEAGUE BASEBAL Wliat makes the great difference 1 pitching college or minor league ba and facing mnjor league batsmen the fact that In this company the Im ters Insist on getting the ball over tt plate. They do not bite at anythhi that is dished up , soon have a pltc-1 er in the hole , and when ho Is force to aim It over of course no dlillcult is experienced In hitting him. Thei are miy number of no hit games pltcl ed in college baseball , and yet the" same pitchers would stand but a slis : ! chance to make peed in a mnji league. College teams do not hit muc as a rule , and an ordinary pitcher o ten looks like a star In that coinpan ; The fact remains that the collet pitchers who have made good In U big leagues have come not from 11 : big colle-ges , but from some of 11 more remote Institutions. Wlnslde Beats Wayne. Wlnside , Neb. , July 8. Special t The News : Wlnsldo defeated Woyn here in a hard fought battle , score 7 to 3. Batteries : Wayne , Cllnco and Depi-w ; Wlnslde , Klngdon and Pom- ereiy. Hits : Winslde , 10 ; Wayne , C. Umpire , Thos. JohiiEou. DONOVAN PLEASES TAYLOR. Manager of Boston American * Doc Not Mind If Owner Runs Team. Patsy Donovan Is probably proving himself the most satisfactory manager Hint the Boston club has ever had , lie * HUM' lie il'n-M not appear to otiji"t t Hie Ititerferenrt' of Owner John I. TiiyUu. 'Ihe average man In charge of a ball team wants to be the boss. He wants to be consulted about when players are to be let out or others go-cured. Donovnn. however , seems to differ In this respect , for be has not raised his voice ngnln t anything Taylor has done or Intimated. All his predecessors forced them selves out of their Jobs because they did not want Taylor to meddle with the team's affairs. Donovan has prof ited by their experience and Is lookIng - Ing wine and sawing wood. Buys Nlobrara Pop Factory. Nlobrara , Neb. , July 8. Special t < The News : R. B. Hanks of Crelgh ton purchased the Nlobrara pop fac tory of Addlngton & Son and tool possession the first of the week. A present he is negotiating the purchasi of tbe ice cream factory owned b ; the same parties. Good showers dm Ing tbe present week have made thi outlook for a good corn crop mor < encouraging. Our Modern Factory Spoon. For our modern factory mudu spool tbe stock Is tirst rolled and cross roll ed to get the graded thickness that It needed Tbe spoon outline Is then ob tallied by means of cutting out dies Tbe blanks thus formed are struck u | by another set of dies , which omn input the front and back and evci bend tbe spoon Into its proper Bhap at tbe same time stamping the re quired "sterling" and the maker * mark. If a spoon Is made by thi latest of processes tbe sterling marl can be found raised on tbe uurfnce in stead of incised , as was the cane wbei the marking wan done Beparately.- Handlcraft Casualties of the Cracfl * . The burden of PrnRuln'B mill tor state , not spared even to tbe babe * i their cradleB , haB proved too much fc some of the younger members of tb royal families In "The Honne c Hobensollcrn" Mr Brayley Hodgett mentions that the two BODS whom tb first crown princess of Prussia bor her husband ( at the beginning ot tti eighteenth century ) both died In tbe ! cradles , one from a nervous oboe caused by the wilute from heavy gur with which bis arrival was beralde and tbe other from tbe burden of golden crown which was placed on h head after baptism. Oakdale. J. K. Lenox of Allen , Neb. , a pron inent real estate man of that plact was in town Thursday morning. C. N. Crandall of Lincoln transacte business in town Thursday. Glenn Fisher of Norfolk visited ol friends here the latter part of las week. While here he was the guest e Charles Elwood. The remains of Mrs. A. B. Elwoo were brought here from Dunlap , Kan last Saturday and burled beside thos of her husband. W. A. Elwood m < the funeral party in Omaha. Rev. W. C. Clifton of Meadow Grov delivered the sacrament and preachc the sermon at the United Brethrc 1 church last Sunday morning. Mrs. John Nies is seriously ill j her home and her condition is consli ered serious by relatives. Her son John Nies of Norfolk and S. I. Nies < Neligh , are at her bedside. After spending about three years c the Pacific coast , Miss Lila Hawk r turned home last week for a she : visit with relatives. R. M. Nesbit's brother from Quinc ; 111. , visited him this week. Miss Elsie Nicholas went to Clea water Wednesday for a couple day visit with friends. A large percent of the out-of-tow visitors on the Fourth went to Tilde for the day. There was , however , picnic party of about twenty or twe ty-fivo at Torpin's camp , three-qua tors of a mile northwest of town f ( the day. The town itself was quic with hardly any demonstration of tl national holiday except the dlsplayir of the national colors , and a practici safe and sane Fourth. NEW STATUTES EFFECTIVE. Laws Not Carrying Emergency Claui Go Into Effect. Lincoln , July 8. Beginning yeste day , Nebraskans find themselves u : der the ban of several new laws pas ed by the last legislature , laws IK carrying the emergency clause golr Into effect three calendar months a ter the adjournment of the sc-sslon. Hotel Commissioner McFadden b gan work under the Bulla bill todaj maternity homes and lying-in hosi tals come under control of the stal board , of health and must have llcens to operate ; minors under 18 may n < legally be sold or given tobacco , an hypnotic and mesmeric exblbittoi are tabooed County officers , county treasure examiners and the state printing con missloners also begin to draw larg * salaries. The food commission , stal chemist and bank examiners woul also have begun to draw larger sa arles had it not been that the leglsli turo forgot to provide the money fe the increase. Leo's bill prohibiting the hauling ( voters to the polls became effectiv today , also a law requiring that syrur and podawater be pure , fiartos' ant bucketshop bill also became effectlvi but most of the shops In the state qu business when the bill was fluall passed , FO that Its effect will not be so apparent at present. The pure seed law ulso became effective today , but under the terms of the act Its pro visions are not to be enforced until October 1. The state board of par dons , the board for the registration ol stallions and jacks and the state boarr of Irrigation and highways also camt Into being , the latter board replncliu the present board of irrigation , al though Its personnel Is retained. NOT A CANDIDATE FOR SENATE Brown Denies He Wants to Succeet Kenyon. Chicago , July S. Denial was inndi by W. C. Brown , president of the Nev York Central lines , of a statomcn that ho expected to bo a candldati 'or the United States senate to sue X'Otl Senator Kenyon of Iowa. Mr. Brown telegraphed the official ! > f the company in Chicago that hi lever bad considered such a step. Hi ms been at his country homo in Llmi Springs , In. , for several days. Afte eadlng the report from New Yorl to the effect that ho planned to ente Iho political arena against Senate Kenyon , ho said : "I wish to deny the report that purpose becoming a candidate fo United States senator , or for any othe political office. When I get ready ti retire from my present position It wll bo to abstain from hard work and re sponslblllty , not to engage in otbc work equally exacting and respons ble. " Taft Is Out at Sea. Philadelphia , July 8. The goverr ment yacht Mayflower with Preslden Taft and senatorial party aboard whlc ! left Philadelphia navy yard at mlc night , anchored for the night in th Delaware river off Thompson's Polnl N. J. , about eleven miles below thi city. At 7 a. in. the Mayflower welgl ed anchor and proceeded down th river. The yacht will pass out t sea about noon and sail down th coast to Virginia capes and the Chesapeake bay. The Mayflower 1 due in Washington on Monday. BETTER THAN IOWA CROPS , That's What People Say Who Visi Tripp and Gregory Counties. Winner , S. D. , July 8. Special t The News : The big celebration her passed off very nicely , with a larg crowd present , enjoying tbemselve until late in the night. Two fast games of ball were playee Winner against McNeely being th most exciting. Winner won in a sevei inning game , C to 3. Winner hae se > eral ex-league players. The game of Ideal vs. Northwester team , both Tripp county teams , seve Innings , went to the Northwestern. Crops here are still in good cond tion , especially corn. Many peopl who came in to attend the first tral service and Fourth of July celebrs tlon expressed the opinion that crop in Gregory and Tripp counties lee better than in many parts of lows Parts of South Dakota to the nort of the Rosebud country are reporte to be suffering somewhat from lack e moisture. On Sunday evening , July 2 , the firs passenger train pulled into Winne and was met by a great concourse < people with the Winner band. Regi lar service has been established. State Takes Drainage Bonds. Lincoln , July 8. Special to Th News : State Treasurer George ha purchased for the permanent schoi fund $60,855 of Elkhorn valley distrh drainage bonds at par ; bonds draw percent interest , and under the la one-twentieth of the total amount ( the bonds are payable each year. Th : district is located in the counties ( Dodge and Washington and the draii age is made necessary on account < the lands along the Elkhorn river 1 ; ing back from the river bank belli lower than the river itself , so that I high water these lands overflow. The are among the richest in the stat The cost of the drainage system we $200,000 , but the people of the distrii paid It all except the amount abo'v stated now borrowed of the state < Nebraska on the bond issue above d scribed. Stokes Prologue Near End. New York , July 8. The prologue < the Stokes shooting case approache its end today with the third sesslc of the Tombs court , which will deck whether Miss Lillian Graham and Mil Ethel Conrad shall be held for tl grand jury on the charge of trying I murder the wealthy hotel man. Unless the defense succeeds in fin ing some of the missing letters W. 1 Stokes is said to have written Mis Graham , it is expected to close wit the testimony of the elevator boy , 1 whom the two girls admitted they fll ed Mr. Stokes full of bullets when h called to recover these same letters. OMAHA IS SELECTED. Postmaster General Picks Nebrask Metropolis for Executive Office. Washington , July 8. After a the ough Investigation Into the respectlv advantages of the several cites nppl ; ing for the headquarters of the no division of the railway mall servic recently authorized by congress , Pos master General Hitchcock has finall decided to locate the executive olllce at Omaha. The new division Is to Include th states of Nebraska , Colorado and W ; omlng and will embrace about 14.0C miles of railway mall service. Denvc and Cheyenne , as well as Omaha , wer applicants for the headquarters. M Hitchcock selected Omaha largely hi cause it led the other cities in in portance as a railway center. Most of the railway lines In the ri glen embraced by the new dlvlslo start from Omaha. Most of the heav mails for this region come from th east and Omaha , which Is situated o the eastern boundary of the dlvlsloi IB the principal gateway. It Is then fore a decided advantage to have tb supervisory officers of the division al this point. More railway mall clorkf reside at Omaha than elsewhere In the division , another rcnson why It IE desirable to have the supervisory of flees there. Many of the operating of flees of the railways In the division have their olllccs at Omaha and thtu can more readily co-operato with the railway mall olllcers In matters nf feeling the transportation of malls. To Fight Carl Morris. Pueblo , Colo. , July S. Jim Fly in left for Now York to make definite nr rangemcnts for his meeting with Car Morris , the "white man's hope , " hnv ing received a telegram to como easl from Morris' manager. While there was nothing dcllnlto In the telegram II Is believed that an effort will bo made to stage the fight In Now York. Earthquake In Buda Pest. Buda Pest , July 8. Two enrthqunkt shocks were felt early this moniiiif in the town of Keoskemot , thirty miles distant from this city. A panic fol lowed , the Inhabitants rushing outlnU the- streets and assembling In the squares. Hundreds of chimneys wen overturned and the town hall am other buildings more or less damaged SOUTH DAKOTA AT A GLANCE. Phillip PietniH. a veteran rancher died suddenly near Pierre. Large crowds have been in attend ance at the state firemen's tourna ment at Lead thin week. Nick Rosslneoii of Rapid City , wni fined $ CO for shooting grouse out o season. The Fanners' Elevator company o Rrldgowater , declared a 20 pcrcen dividend at Its annual meeting. C. S. Grimes , Northwestern statioi agent at Huron , has been trnnsfcrrei to his old post at Pierre. The city council of Arlington ha : granted an electric light franchise ti George Johnson of Watertown. Deadwood business men expect ti organize a company to manufncturi turpentine from pitch pine stumps. The South Dakota state mllltla com panics will hold their annual encamp ment at Watertown July 11 to 19. S. E. Casslll of Hudson , had a lei amputated as a result of injuries SUE talned when he was thrown from i horse. Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Klbbee o Mitchell , celebrated their golden wed ding anniversary by inviting the pul He to a reception. The waterworks system at Leola ha been completed and is In working 01 der. A volunteer fire company Is ti bo organized. The Schoeneman Lumber compan ; has purchased the stock and propert ; of the Carter Lumber company , om of its competitors In Sioux Falls. Miss Amanda Clement , the famou girl umpire of Hudson , injured one o her knees while running to cover i play during a baseball game and 1 on crutches. The Neligh Boosters Here. Seventy Neligh Boosters In ttfteei | automobiles , Invaded Norfolk at nooi to advertise the Neligh race meet am chautauqua. The breaking of a sprlm on one of the machines at Meados Grove caused a half hour's delay am the boosters arrived in Norfolk jus half an hour after scheduled time. The Neligh boosters left home at o'clock and visited Oakdale , Tildcr Meadow Grove and Battle Creek. Ii this city the boosters were entertalnei at dinner at two of the local hotels Secretary A. W. Hawkins of the Coir I mercial club and Secretary C. B. Cal aniss of the Ad club met the booster j several miles out of the city and e ; corted them to town. Tribute to George Boyd. On arriving at Oakdale and lean ing of the death of George Boyd , th Neligh men inarched quietly throng the street with hats in hand as a mar of respect to Mr. Boyd. A most in pressive incident was the removal c flags and other decorations from th cars. cars.The The boosters made a noisy entranc into this city and at once received th title of "live ones" from the crowds c business men who were awaiting thei on Norfolk avenue. The cars were abundantly decorate with flags and bunting and the boos ers were supplied with plenty of belli whistles and horns which they use to keep time to the music of the ban which is accompanying them. Mayo Wattles , who occupies one of the leae ing cars , is dubbed one of Neligh's Hi est boosters. When tbe parade stopped on th corner on Fourth street and Norfol avenue , the mayor emerged from hi car attired in a neat white linen suii with an immense cowbell attached t his neck. His appearance among th boosters was a signal for the "yellin quartet" to give three cheers for Noi folk , which was performed in goo form. The band gave a concert iir mediately after the yelling ceased an then the boosters had lunch. Charles H. Kelsey , who piloted th Neligh tour , and who Is to come t Norfolk to live soon , led his booste comrades a meny chase , and It wa with difficulty that many of them ken up the pace he set. Mr. Kelsey emorj ed from his car covered with dust am was kept busy for almost half an hou shaking hands with Norfolk friends Many of the other boosters took tin opportunity of becoming dcquaintei with Norfolk men during the concert The boosters planned to mnko 12i miles before night. They went ti Petersburg from here and thence tt Elgin. At Meadow Grove the Neligh peopli were met by three nutos In the coun try and at Battle Creek the band turn ed out for them. TO REMEMBER THE MAINE. Cuba Arranging for Demonstration Ir Honor of Dead Sailors. Washington. July 7. Cuba is ar ranging to pay a tribute to the sailon whose lives were sacrificed In the de Btructlon of the battleship Maine President Gomez : nns iPMira a decree ordering a special i lemoiiHtratlon of sympathy throughout tlw republic n eoon as Havana harbor has given up the dead. There It * ' doubt , however , IIH te > whether they will bo given an oppor ( unity to give a sympathy domoiiHtra tlon , ns the army and navy olllcers bo Move that no bodies will bo found In the present operation of uncovering the wreck. Paving Tax $2,245 Per. After a number of special moctlngf- to make u final settlement on the cent of the Norfolk avenue- paving , the elU council held another special meeting last night at which the matter \MI settled. The estimate1 wns allowed at $2.21'/j ' ) > or square' yard. This amount Includes all the * extra expenses attiuh ed to the paving. The contract pi IK was $2.10 per square yard and M1. cents was added for tlw extras. M last night's meeting 1 cent per squaic yard was deducted. The propeily owners' coinmltteo was not present but It wits reported that they are to be reimbursed for the dirt hauled from the street and also partly rolinburwd for tbe old guttering taken out by tin city. city.After After the special meeting a regular meeting was called which lasted until 1 o'clock thin morning. Aloat of the- time was taken up In the discussion e > f the report of the public works com mlttcc who reported on the municipal light plans. The committee recom mended larger machinery and a larger building than called for by the Palmer estimate. The coinmltteo recommends a bond Issue of $05,000. The matter was referred back to the committ * v for further investigation. City Clerk Harter reported that the Northwestern railroad olllclals bn % < ' notified him that they decline to build n cement walk on the west side of Sev enth street from Park avenue to Nor folk avenue. The street Is being used on the cast side by the railroad com pnny for sidetracks , and the council declared the walk was necessary b < > cause of the danger to the public In crossing the tracks. The company will bo notified to put In the walk at the specified time or else the city will do the work. The Union Pacific road will be given a similar order for u walk on Park avenue. GAMBLE IS IN CHICAGO. Dakota Senator Arrives There to Look After Lorlmer Probe. Chicago , July 7. United States Sen ator Gamble of South Dakota , member of the Lorlmer senatorial Investigat ing committee , arrived in Chicago to day and conferred with John E. Mar bio and John J. Healy , attorneys for the coinmltteo now at work there. Senator Gamble said that the com mittee would hold a session In Chicago cage within two weeks when a number of new witnesses would be called. Senator Lorimer may take the stand In this city. Taft .Entertains Senators. Washington , July 7. President Taft left at 3 o'clock this afternoon for At lantic City , where be will address the Christian Kndeavor convention tt night. President Taft's week-end cruise on the Mayflower , which begins- late tonight at Philadelphia , will not be a partisan affair , as at first sup posed. The president has Invited eight senators to accompany him and of these , four are republicans and four democrats. George F. Boyd Dies of Fever. Oakdale , Neb. , July 7. Special to The News : George F. Boyd , presi dent of the Antelope County bank up until a year ago and since then in the stock business , died here at 7:30 : o'clock this morning from typhoid fe ver. Ho leaves a wife and a baby about a year old. Mr. Boyd was about 35 years old. Funeral arrange ments have not yet been made. Neligh , Neb. , July 7. Special to The News : George Boyd of Oakdale , for years a prominent citizen of this county , died early this morning from typhoid fever. Mr. Boyd was a nephew of former Congressman J. F. Boyd of Neligh. For some years he was president of the Antelope County bank , but lately had been engaged in stock raising and farming. Arundel M. Hull. Fremont , Neb. , July 7. After bat tling In vain against tuberculosis for more than six months , Arundel M. Hull , a former Fremont boy , passed away Wednesday evening at C o'clock at his home In Wisnpr. The body was brought to Fremont today and funeral I services will be held at G:45 : p. in. Friday at St. James Episcopal church , ' Rev. W. II. Frost officiating. Notice to Creditors. The state of Nebraska , Madison county , ss. In the matter of the estate of Thom as C. Cantwell , deceased. Notlro Is hereby given to all per sons having claims and demands against Thomas C. Cantwell. late of said .Madison county , deceased , that the 11 mo fixed for filing claims against said estate is six months from the 17th day of July , Iflll. All such pri sons are required to present their claims with the \ouehers to the coun ty judge of said county at his office in the city of MadlKon , In said .Madison county , on or before the ISth day of January , 1 ! 12 , and that all claims ho filed will be heard before said judge on the ISth day of January. 1912. at 1 o'clock p. in. Mary E. f'ant well Is the administratrix of the estate. It is further ordered that notiie to all persons Interested In said estate be given by publishing a copy of this order in the Norfolk Weekly News Journal , a weekly newspaper printed , published and circulating In said coun ty , for four consecutive weeks prior to said day of hearing. Witness my hand and seal this 3rd day of July , A. D. 1011. William Bates , \ ( Seal ) ' County Judge.