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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL
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NKHKASKA KlllDAY. IUY 121. 1'Ml
HE TOLD HINES LORIMER WAS
UNOBJECTIONABLE TO TAFT.
WORD "ACCEPTABLE" NOT USED
Aldrlch Never Said That President
Tnft Was "Anxious" to Have Lori-
mer Elected Never Mentioned
Close Vote on Tariff.
Wellington , July 20. Former Sen
ator Nelson W. Aldrlch of Hhodo Isl
and today told the senate Lorlmor
committee of the part ho and Presi
dent Taft took In the oloctlon of a
senator from Illinois In 1ot ! ) > .
Instead of lolling Kdward lllnes of
Chicago , the storm center In the present -
ont Lorlmer Investigation , that he and
the president were anxious to have
Lorlmer elected , Mr. Aldrlch declared
Hint he said Lorlmer's candidacy was
"not objectionable. " When attorneys
for Lorlmer , on crops-examination ,
tried to show that the former senator
might have said "acceptable" Mr. Aid-
rich emphatically declared that he said
"not objectionable , " and that he meant
that woul and nothing more.
Ho added that he knew lllnes would
use the Information given him at
Taft Discussed Cant ' -'fis.
Mr. Aldrlcb denied ' '
lllnes that he considered
only man who could he
declared that he did not ask Senator
I'onroso to bring lllnes to consult with
him in regard to the Illinois election
and added that ho did not believe Sen
ator Penroso brought him to his room.
Mr. Aldrlch said all the conversa
tion he had with Hines In regard to
the senatorial situation was regarding
the president's attitude toward candi
dates , llrst Hopkins , then Uoutolle.
then Dually Lorlmer. The senator de
nied that ho told lllnes he wanted a
senator elected because of the pros
pective close vote on the tariff.
The regular procedure of the com
mittee today was Interrupted to al
low Mr. Aldrlch to take the stand. He
shook hands with the members of the
committee , takiim particular pains to
greet Senator Lorlmer , who had lis
tened to his testimony.
NOTED BALL PLAYER
DYING IN HOSPITAL
BOB CARRUTHERS , ONCE HIGH
EST SALARIED OF ALL , IN
Peoria , 111. , July 20. Robert Car-
ruthers , at one time the highest sal
aried baseball player in the world , Is
reported as dying at St. Francisco
hospital in this city. Ho was taken to
the institution a few days ago and the
physicians declare he cannot live un
til Sunday , suffering , they say from a
In the late years. Carruthers has
acted as umpire In the minor leagues ,
and at the opening of the season acted
in that capacity for the Three-Eye
SNUB IN CANADA
DISCUSSION ABOUT ANNEXATION
WITH CANADA , MAY COOL
Detroit , July 20. At the conclusion
this afternoon of the convention ol
the National Editorial association 01
the National Press association , as il
lioerafter will be known , the delegates
will embark on the all-water trip te
Montreal and Quebec , after which they
will visit the mining region of northern
There is much speculation nmoiu
the editors as to what kind of a reception
coption they will receive during theii
stay in Canada. On the opening day
of the convention several speeches
wore made in which "union" witl
Canada was strongly advocated. Sc
much was said along this line that i
great many of the delegates have beet
dubbed annexation boosters. "
Judge Sutherland of Toronto , on tin
lloor on the convention , took exceptioi
to the union and spoke warmly ngalns
"Wo certainly cannot expect Cana
dians to be very hospitable to us ,
said one delegate , "and I think wi
shall be lucky if we escape wlthou
hostile demonstrations , knowing ns
do the temper of the Canadian peopl
regarding annexation. "
MARS MAY QUIT FLYING.
Leaves Hospital and Says It May b
Years Before He Files Again.
Erie , Pa. , July 20. Sore In body an
limping perceptibly , "Bud" Mars lei
the hospital , where he has been recoi
orlng from injuries due to a fall wit
his biplane last Friday. Mars went t
a hotel , where ho will be confined t
his room for several days yet.
Mars said he would not attempt ai
other ( light for at least six montli
nnd may abandon aviation. He I
contemplating taking another trl
around the world and says that it ma
bo years before he will bo seen In ai
CONDITION OFJHE WEATHER
Temperature for Twenty-four Hours.
Forecast for Nebraska.
Average l > I
Barometer 29.8(5 (
Chicago. July 20. The bulletin Is
sued by the Chicago station of the
I'lilted States weather bureau gives
tlic forecast for Nebraska as follow.s :
Fair tonlKht and Friday.
MASKED MEN GO THROUGH
NORTH DAKOTA TRAIN.
BULLETS FLY IN THE COACHES
Recklessly Dlnzliuj Away to Intimidate
Passengers , the Three Bandits Get
About $500 Shot Fired Down Aisle
of Pullman Escape in Auto.
Grand Forks , N. D. , July 20. Train
No. 2 , the eastmound north coast limit
ed on the Northern 1'acllic railway ,
was held up by three masked robbers
near Buffalo , N. U. , about 11 o'clock
last night. The robbers secured about
$ .100 in cash by going through the
passengers and shot Engineer S. 1' .
' IHOII of Furgo , twice in order to nmke
Jj/8o/ / . , - the train and made their
gu / ° f" .1 antomoblL which had
been J- . " ' * " ng them near the acenu
of the robbery.
The performance as executed was
one of the most daring ever perpe
trated in this part of the country and
showed that the men were no ama
teurs at the business , as every move
ment was cleverly planned and ad
mirably executed. .
Shoot Up Day Coach.
When the train stopped at the hlgli
bridge at Valley City the three men
boarded It and went Into the day
coaches. Heavily armed , and shooting
recklessly in order to intimidate tin
passengers , they llrst lined up the
train crew at one end of the car and
then proceeded to search the passen
gers in the day coach , one by one.
In all they secured about $100 from
this part of their robbery.
The sleeping car was entered and
In order to awaken the occupants ol
the berths a shot was llred down the
center of the aisle , narrowly missing
the head of one of the passengers and
imbedding Itself in the wood -oilv.
Engineer Shot Twice.
After searching the occupants of the
berths , they climbed out of the ulinei
o\or the baggage and express cars tc
the engine reaching that part of the
train when near LJuffalo. They order
ed Engineer Olson to stop the trail :
so they could get off and when ho re
used to comply with their wishes
wo shots were llred at him , one
; lancing off his watch and the othei
triking him on a rib , injurying hin
After being wounded and seelnt
hat the men were desperate Englneei
Olson stopped the train and the three
nen , who were all masked with polka
lot handkerchiefs , jumped quickly
rom the train.
Engineer Olson , who Is one of UK
oldest engine pilots on the system
vas brought into Fargo with the trail
ind is resting at his home there.
After leaving the train , the robben
went to an automobile which they hac
ivaiting nearby and drove off into tin
larkness. The train was run Inu
'argo , where the sheriff , every avail
tble deputy and three deputy Unltec
States marshals hurried back on :
special train to pursue the robbers.
Posses In Pursuit.
Posses also started out of Buffalc
ifteen minutes after the robbery am
every surrounding town in the north
west was telephoned or telegrapho (
o look for the robbers. The expresi
and mall cars were not molested b ;
It is not known what amount tin
cars contained , but usually the nortl
coast limited carries considerabli
amounts of money and 'It is though
that the men took longer in gcttini
: hrough the day coaches than the ;
lad planned or they would have trlei
to blow up the express safe and rilli
the registered mail pouches.
Spain Apologizes to France.
Paris , July 20. The Spanish am
jassador to Franco , J. Perez Cabal
lero , called on M. De Selves , th
French foreign minister , and express
ed regrets of the Spanish goveri :
ment for the arrest recently of M
Bolsset , French consular agent at A
cazar , Morocco , by a Spanish patro
In addition the Spanish ambassado
said his government was desirous o
maintaining cordial relations wit
France and had forwarded instruc
tions to its agents at Alcazar in thi
Ratify Arbitration Treaty.
Washington , July 20. The treat
between the United States and dree
Britain providing for the nrbltratlo
of pecuniary claims between the tw
countries in accordance with the gei
eral arbitration treaty was ratified li
Rebels Marching On ,
Port An Prince , Haiti , July 20. Tl :
revolutionists occupied Cape Haitie
last night. The enemy also attackc
Fort Llberto as President Simon an
Uia troops withdrew.
TILDEN MAN LOSES CONTROL ,
CAR SHOOTS DOWN.
DOOR OPENS , LIVES SAVED
Rosco Cunningham of Tlldcn Loses
Control of Car and It Shoots Down
Steep Incline Into Creek Mrs. Lan
ders nnd Baby Thrown Out on Road.
Nellgh , Neb. , .Inly 20. Special to
The News : While Rosco Cunningham -
ham , Veterinary Surgeon Landers ,
wife and baby of Tlldcn were coming
to Nollgh yesterday afternoon about . " >
o'clock from German Hollow In an au
tomobile , Mr. Cunningham lost con
trol of the machine , which wont down
n strep embankment Into a crook
along the side of the road , throwing
all of the occupants out , and It was a
fortunate affair Hint ( hey were not
It happened that the side door of
the car opened just as It was making
the descent when Mrs. Landers and
her baby wore thrown out Into the
road. They wore hurriedly brought to
own and taken to Gray Gables hos-
Ital , where their minor injuries wore
reated , the mother being more lujur-
d than her child.
An effort was made last evening to
xtrnet the car from the bottom of
ho deep creek , but the work was
bnndoned on account of the steep de
cent and lack of material to work
vith. It was noticed that one front
vheel of the machine was broken off.
Mr. Landers and family wore able
o return to their home late in the
A HORSE THIEF
CLARK BENIDICK , BROUGHT BACK
TO VALENTINE , CONFESSES
Valentine , Neb. , July 20. Special
o The News : Clark Benidick , who
i'ns brought here last week from
Vyomlng by Sheriff Rossetcr on the
barge of horse stealing , pleaded
guilty before the county judge and
o awaits the arrhal of the district
ndfio who will hold a special session
ml give him his sentence.
FOUND ON A RANCH
MAN WANTED IN IOWA IS AR
RESTED ON RANCH NEAR
WOOD LAKE , NEB.
Valentine , Nob. , July 20. Special to
The News : Sheriff Ryan from Sid-
icy , la. , arrived here to get one Wai-
er Everyham from Sheriff Rosseter of
his place. Everyham is wanted on
he charge of burglary and was found
on Alt Morris' ranch south of Wood
, ake by the sheriff and brought here
ind put in jail till the Iowa sheriff ar-
PA. DEMOCRATS IN ROW.
Factional Split Over Party Matters
Together On Wilson.
Harrisburg , Pa. , July 20. The ex
iccted split in the democratic state
central committee came when the twc
factions in the party held separate
neetings and completely reorganized
The democratic congressmen from
Pennsylvania tried to bring about liar
nony but failed.
While a wide difference developed
on party matters , both factions agreed
.o one proposition , the endorsement ol
Gov. Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey
for the democratic presidential can
The only other presidential boon :
was that of Gov. Judson Harmon ol
Ohio. "The reorganization democrats
lad present fifty-six of the eighty-one
members , which they say constituted
They endorsed Congressman A
Mitchell Palmer for national commit
teeman to succeed James M. Guffey
The "regulars" endorsed Colonel Guf
fey for national commltteeman. ,
Mexican Cabinet Changes.
Mexico City , July 20. President D <
la Barra received and accepted UK
resignations of the secretary of war
Gen. Eugenia Rascon , and the assist
ant , Gen. Juan M. Duran. Gen. Jos <
Gonzales Salas was appointed assist
ant secretary. The retiring olllcial :
left it for the president to make pub
lie the reason for their withdrawal
but he withheld it. It will be no sin
prise if Gen. Lauro Vlllar , who was h
command of the federal troops at Chi
liuahua during the latter part of th' '
revolution , is named to succeed Gen
Begin Ice Probe.
Now York , July 20. Before Magls
trato Appleton , a hearing was begu
on the ways of the so-called Ice trus
Fifteen small dealers were subpoenne
to tell what they might know of th
sudden advance in the price of Ic
during the recent hot wave. All test
lied that they , as well as the nltlmnt
consumer , were victims of prohibitlv
prices charged by larger dealers.
POOKS LATE W |
( Copyright , li ll. )
AT THE MERCY
OF THE REBELS
CAPE HAITIEN BEING PILLAGED
AMERICANS ARE GIVEN REFUGE
Until the Arrival of an American War
ship. American and Other Foreign
Women and Children Are Being Giv
en Protection ,
Cape Haitian , July 20. The city is
it the mercy of the revolutionists and
s being pillaged. All the generals op-
> osed to the revolution have found
efuge in the foreign consulates. The
'ronch consul was slightly \vounded
while offering protection to the local
tithorities. < tg
An American yacht anchored oif the
town offeis refuge to American and
other foreign women and children
lending the arrival of a United States
ivnrship. The enemy occupied the city
vesterday afternoon when the popu-
ace practically declared for the rev
olutionists. Since the situation has
rown steadily worse.
FROM CHOLERA ZONE
WILL BE KEPT IN QUARANTINE
FOR TEN DAYS TREATING
Now York. July 20. Another ship
from the cholera country anchored In
lunrantlne today and added to the
company of several hundred immi
grants who must undergo individual
jacterlological examination before
they' are permitted on the main land.
The newcomer was the steamer Prin
cipe Di Piemont from Genoa and Na
ples , cities which have furnished most
of the cholera cases thus far imported.
Under the state and federal rules she
will be detained for ten days nnd the
period may be longer if it is found that
any of her crew or passengers have
Owing to the quarantine- regulations
recently enforced by the Italian gov
ernment on immigrants before they
sail , the health authorities here hope
further arrivals from Mediterranean
ports will give them less trouble than
the steamers Moltke and Perugia ,
which still lie in quarantine.
Satisfactory conditions were report
ed today at both the Swineburn Island
hospital , where the actual cases of
cholera are treated and at Hoffmans
Island , where the health officers are
watching some fiuO Immigrants whoso
freedom from the disease is still un
proved. No new cases have developed
since Sunday and there have been no
more deaths since the seventh patient
died yesterday at the Swinburne isl
Bishop Tihen Installed.
Lincoln , July 20. with an elabo
rate ceremony , attended by a large
number of priests of the diocese and
church dignitaries from abroad , the
Right Rev. J. Henry Tihen was In
stalled as bishop of the Catholic sec
of Lincoln. Bishop Tihen , who was
recently consecrated at Wichita , Kan.
arrived fron ) that place with an escort
cert of priests and laymen. The ser
vices were hold at St. Theresa's pro
cathedral , Rev. Father Klein perform
ing the Installation ceremony and Rev
Father Bradley preaching the sermon
At the Lincoln Auditorium a recep
lion was tendered Bishop Tihen wttl
addresses by Gov. Aldrlch and others
MAY LYNCH A NEGRO
FARMHAND WHO SHOT DAUGH
TER OF HIS EMPLOYER ,
La Crosse , Wis. . July 20. The
.search for Edward Hoblnette , the
young negro farmhand who lost night
shot and seriously wounded Silvia
Price , the pretty daughter of his em
ployer , who had repulsed his advances ,
went all night without result.
In all the townships north of La
Crosse , on the Wisconsin side of the
Mississippi for thirty miles , farm work
has been practically suspended while
the people have turned out by the
thousands to hunt the negro.
It Is expected that the fugitive will
be captured today. His fate may de
pend on whether the officers or the
fanners llnd him llrst.
Miss Piice is better' today and' is
expected to recover.
CLARENCE ENGLISH HERE
Fighter Who Once Got Decision Over
Battling Nelson Norfolk Guest.
Clarence English , the Omaha fighter
who in lt'03 ' got a decision over Battling -
tling Nelson , is in the city as a guest
of Mike O'Hnra. English is here to
moot Dick Green de Chicago , Jinimie
Caine and a number of other fighters
who are arranging an exhibition for
the race meet In this city. English Is
looking fine and. O'Hnra may be able
to keep him heisefor the exhibition.
VETO BILL PASSES
ITS THIRD READING
WITHOUT DIVISION , THE HOUSE
OF LORDS ADOPTS IMPORT
London , July -i > . Thr > to bill pass
ed its third iea.iih'4 without division
in the house of lords this evening.
NOTED AUTO DRIVER
KILLED IN A RAGE
LEWIS STRANGE OF RACINE , WIS ,
MEETS DEATH ON AN
Milwaukee , July 20. Lewis Strange
of Racine. Wis. , probably the best
known automobile racer In Wisconsin
was killed at Blue Rher , Wis. , thi :
afternoon when his Case car , whiel :
ho was driving in the state reliability
tour , jumped an embankment.
Canadian Fuel Famine Serious.
Winnipeg. Man. , July 20. The fue
situation in western Canada is becom
ing more alarming and a serious coa
and wood famine is inevitable. Eacl
day's delay in the settlement of tin
coal miners' strike In Alberta an <
eastern British Columbia , since April
makes the situation more acute. Tin
mines in which the men are on striki
supplied a vast territory with coal
which now Is being shipped in frou
"I'm afraid Maud's second
U a failure. " ,
"Did she say so ? "
" > , but she's beginning to spoali
well of her Urst husband. " Boston
'Tls expectation mokes a
dear. Heaven were not hcnvon If wt
knew what It wore , Sholloy.
A. W. JEFFRIES OF OMAHA IS
HARRINGTON IN FREMONT CHAIR
O'Neill Man Selected to Call Demo
cratic State Convention to Order.
Burt Mapes of Norfolk Meets With
Republicans to Name Chairman.
Lincoln , July 20. Five members of
the executive committee of the republican -
publican state central committee met
here last night and selected A. W.
Jeffries of Omaha temporary chair
man foi the state convention here
July 25. II. G. Douglas of Osceola , at
present secretary of the committee ,
was chosen for temporary secretary.
Those who picked the temporary
orcanization for the big republican
gathering were : William Husenetter ,
chairman of the state committee ;
Burt Mapes of Norfolk ; Harry G.
Thomas of Harvard ; S. W. Biirnham
of this city ; and A. W. Jeffries of
The selection of the latter mtmber
M. F. Harrington of O'Neill has
been selected as temporary chairman
of the democratic convention to be
held at Fremont , July 25.
Plot Against De la Barra ?
Mexico , July 20. The police have
received information of an alleged plot
to assassinate President Do la Barra.
The president discredits the report ,
but detectives are investigating. Ac
cording to the police informants , De
la Barra was to have been killed on
the occasion of the exercises last Tues
day on the anniversary of the death
of Benito Pablo Juarez , but opporun-
nlty failed the conspirators.
KNOCKS OUT 2-CENTS.
Illinois Low Fare Rate Declared Un
Springfield , 111. . July 20. The Illi-
i nois two-cent rate law was declared
unconstitutional in a report to the
| ( United States district court here to
day , and was submitted by Walter
McClellan Allen , master in chancery.
The report was handed down in the
case of the Chicago , Peoria & St. Louis
railway , but it may be made to apply-
to any road which can show that it Is
not earning G percent of its invest
ment in the passenger department.
Buy Undertaking Business.
Neligh. Neb. , July 20. Special to
i The News : Skinner Bros , of this city
. have purchased the undertaking busl-
; ness of John James of Clearwater and
| have already taken possession. J. W.
' Utterback of that place has accepted
! the position of the Neligh firm as their
| ' . All Foreigners in Danger.
Berlin , July 20. An appeal for pro-
1 tectlon was reeeh ed today by the
'leaders ' of the national liberal party
' from twenty-five Gorman families at
1 Orizaba , Me\ . , who evidently are an-
prehensive of the Germans who were
killed by rioters at Puebla. Evident
ly Ignorant of the fact that the reisch
I stag Is not Bitting , the alarmed ones
, asked that the government ho inter
! pellated regarding the murders. The
government has taken no steps as yel
' pending the conclusions of an Investl
! gallon by its representatives In Mox
ico. It regards the position not only
of Germans but of nil foreigners it
Mexico as dangerous on account o :
I the , strong anti-foreign fooling and the
difficulties of the administration li
coping with the former revolutionist ;
nnd. the bandits.
AT POINT OF GUN
A BOLD DAYLIGHT ROBBERY IN
KANSAS CITY JEWELRY STORE.
OWNER CHASES , ROBBER FIRES
Two Men Enter Store at 9 n. m. ,
"Just Looking" Ask to See Diamond
mend Eardrops , Pull Gun , Sclro
Gems nnd Flee One Captured.
Kansas City , July 20. Two men en
tered the shop of the Franklin Jew
elry company , near Ninth and Main
streets In the heart of the cit > . at
' .i o'clock this morning , held up It .1
Franklin at the point of a roMilw-r.
look u tray of diamonds and ran do\\n
When pursued by Franklin they i\r \
od at him , dangerously wounding M
A. Seltz , a bystander.
One of the robbers was eapluml
Iho minutes later In n department
Htoro , three blocks from the BCCIIC of
the robbery , lie gave his name na
When the robbers entered the store ,
Mr. Franklin the proprietor , \\IIB
"We're Just Looking. "
"We are just looking , " they said
when asked what they wanted.
A few minutes later they asked to
ho shown some diamond eardrops.
Mr. Franklin removed a tray contain
ing several hundred dollars worth of
diamonds from n showcase and plac
ed it on the counter Just as one of
the men drew a revolver and ordered
him to throw up his hands.
Thrusting the tray under his arm ,
one of the men burst into the street ,
followed by the other. Franklin wan
up and out of the store just as the men
turned into an alloy and ran. When
Franklin shouted to them to stop the
robbers turned and one fired two
shots , wounding Soils.
By this time scores of people had
joined the hue and cry. One of the
robbers disappeared Into a doorway ,
the other turned Into the rear en
trance of a department store where
he was soon captured.
The robber at first gave the name
) f John Drowij , later said his real
lame was William Hock and that l' '
tad boon a bartender in Chicago.
HALF RATES FOR
FREIGHT RATES CUT IN TWO , TO
KEEP HOMESTEADERS IN
Aberdeen , S. 11. , July 20 , Thai - " . -
) UO drouth-stricken and dost i tire
lomesteaders west of the Missouri
Ivor , may remain in the country , tie
state railroad commissioners arr.itm-
cd u special half rate on railroad line *
o that territory upon foods and seed
and also provided for free transporta-
lon of seed grain for next spring
To Break Timber Union.
New Orleans , July 20. A determin
ed effort to break up the recently or
ganized National Brotherhood of Tim
ber workers was decided upon here at
: i meeting of lumber operators from
east Texas , Louisiana and soutli Mis
sissippi. Next Monday ten large
nilis in Cak-asieu and v'ornon
parishes , Louisiana , representing a
laily output of million and a half feet
of lumber , will be tlcsed for an in-
lefinite period. Already five laixe
mills in these two parishes ha\e l.een
losed down and after Monday a tin il
) f several thousand mill employes u.ll .
be idle. The mill men regard t- - , -
National Brotherhood as a , III'ISMC
novt'ipont not affiliated with the Am
erican Federation of Labor.
Police Chief to Prison.
Seattle , Wash. , July 20. Former
Chief of Police Wappenstein. coin lit-
d of accepting a bribe for permitting
the operation of immoral resort-- dur
ing the Gill administration , was sen
tenced to not less than three or more
than ten years In the state peniten
tiary. Wappenstein lias ninety days
In which to appeal to the supreme
Preacher In One Place , Bride In An
other , Groom in Another.
Coin , la. , July 20. Marriage by
telephone with the officiating clergy
man In one place , the bridegroom in
another , nnd the bride in still an
other was made possible hero yester
Rev. H. II. B. Mlnton , sitting in hla
study , united In marriage George
Prentice at his homo In Northboro
and Miss Mary Dowitt in Hlanchard.
Coin Is live miles north of Blanchanl
and Northboro , three miles west of
Blanchard , is about the same distance
from the pastor's house.
Strike Tor McNamaras ?
Butte , Mont. , July 20. Whether any
definite strike shall bo declared by the
Western Federation of Miners on the
day the McXamara brothers go on
trial in Los Angeles or whether a 21-
hour strike should bo called , was HIM
question which agitated the conven
tion of Western Federation of Miners
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