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'I'lIK ' NORFOLK WKKKLY NEWS-JOURNAL , PHI DAY , AUGUST 4 , 1911.
Over Eight Thousand Dollars Notable Feature of the Amer
to Be Awarded to Farmers ican Exposition of BrewIng -
Who Raise These Crops by Ing Machinery , Materials
International Barley and and Products Eminent
Hop Exhibit , Chicago , Oct. Experts on the Committee
12 to 22. of Awards.
the Important crops In the
AiONO of the control west ,
northwest and I'aclflc coast
are barley and hops , both of
which require considerable care In
cultivation. The chief market for the
'better grades of barley Is the mulling
industry , which supplies principally
the brewing and distilling traded. The
principal and almost exclusive market
for hops Is the brewing Industry.
For a number of years American
nnd European scientists have devoted
much Inquiry to these crops for the
purpose of deciding upon which prop
erties are conditioned their value to
With regard to barley , there la con-
aldcrnblo difference of opinion , the
views of American and Europaan In-
Tcstlgntora diverging to an extant
"With regard to hops , scientific Inquiry
lias not yet proceeded far enough to"
atato with any degree of certainty
which are the leading characters of
the plant that make up Us vuluo to
the manufucturur who uses It.
Departments of Agriculture Study
Darley and Hops.
The Agronomists and chemists of the
Stnto Agricultural colleges and several
specialists of the United States de
partment of agriculture have dovotcd
a great deal of time to the study of
barley nnd hops nnd their Improve
ment. They have been advising the
farmers to devote attention to the pro
duction of these properties m these
ropa which are most desired by the
consumer. In this work , however ,
they have met with considerable dim-
culty from the fact that they hnvo
teen nimble to state positively what
these properties are that the consumer
In the purchase of barley and hops
the Individual judgment of the buyer ,
i STEMB OF WHITE ) OLUI1 AND MAKCHUKIA
based upon personal experience , has
\ been the controlling factor , and ns the
; Individual judgment Is often biased
, by personal preference and even prejudice -
j -dice It baq been dilllcult to define what
' character of goods would best meet
4 the renulrouieuts of the market.
Improvement of Barley and Hops.
A movement is under way to bring
about Improvement In the growing of
barley and hops nnd to lay down cer
tain standards by which they can bo
valued regardless of Uic personal equa
At the present stage this movement
Is crystallizing In nn international bar
ley nnd hop exhibit , which will take
place Oct 12 to 22 , 1011 , at Chicago ,
In connection with the American Ex
position of Brewing Machinery , Ma
terials and Products. For this exhibit
there will bo available a prlzo fund
of over ? 8,000 , which will bo appor
tioned to the different varieties and
strains of the crops with a view of giv
ing the greatest possible encourage
ment to the farmers who raise them.
The growers who may wish to par
ticipate In the exhibit should addrcs3
the committee on awards , 1508 Ropub-
lie building , Chicago , anil ask for the
j necessary application and entry blanks.
The committee on awards embraces
not only a number of the most eminent
' experts among scientific men , growers ,
j dealers and consumers of these crops ,
! but also specialists from the ngrlcmV
j tural department of the United States
1 and the several barley and hop grow
ing states. Among these serving on
i the committee on awards arc the fol
United States department of agriculture ,
bureau of plant Industry Professor M. A.
Carleton , Professor II. V. Horlan , Pro
fessor W. W. Stockberger ; bureau of
chemistry Professor J. A. Le Clerc.
Agricultural experiment stations Pro-
lessor G. W. Shaw , Berkeley , Cal. ; Pro
fessor Charles E. Saunders , Ottawa. Can
ada ; Professor Alvln Keyser , Fort Collins ,
Colo. ; Professor F. D. Farrell. Boise , Ida. ;
Professor V. M. Shoeamlth. East Lansing.
Mich. ; Professor O. P. Bull. Bt. Paul.
Minn. ; Professor Alfred Atkinson , Boze-
njon , Moot ; Professor R. C. Doneghue ,
North Dakota ; Professor H. V. Tartar ,
Corvallli , Ore. ? Professor E. D. Ball , Lo-
&an , Utah ; Professor B W. Thatcher ,
Pullman. Woah.j Profeaior B. A. Moore ,
M dUon ,
Cleaning Barley For Seed.
One of the principal difficulties that
have obtained In the growing of barley
as well as other crops Is that sufil-
ctcnt attention has not been paid to
HEAD AND BTEH OP WHITE OIiUD UA.11LET.
the seed , not only In the matter of
fanning out all dead and degenerate
berries , so as to seed only good nnd
llvo grain nnd produce n good crop
where no grains will fall to sprout ,
but also because there has been n lack
of uniformity as to variety or strain.
This Is perhaps of moro than ordinary
Importance In the case of barley and
Is ouo of the matters that will engage
the attention of the "barley nnd hop ex
hibition nt Chicago In October , 10'1.
The barley which Is used for malting
purposes Is put through nn artificial
process of sprouting In mass , In which'
necessarily nil grains ore treated alike ;
It stands to reason , however , that
where plump nnd thin grains , mellow
and llluty ones , starchy and albuminous
grains nro nil steeped and sprouted
under like conditions they will neces
sarily grow differently and cannot yield
a uniform inajt. This causes serious
troubles to the consumer when ho
works up the malt In the further proc-
cssos of manufacture and makea It
difficult for him to finish off a uniform
product It stand ? to reason that
where the different kinds of-gralns are
nil seeded In the same soil in like manner -
nor nt the same season nnd grow under
Iho same weather conditions the ber
ries ol different characters cannot pos
sibly develop alike. The result will bean
an uneven stand , differences In the
time of maturing , different action lu
( he slack , etc.
Different strains of barley will grow
dllToionlly on different soils nud in
In order to produce the best crops
hlch "will also bo the most abundant
It Is therefore necessary to use pure
strains , or , us the sclcntlsta call them ,
"pedigree" grain , where nil the berries
are of the same variety or strain nnd
will behave alike under similar condi
tions. It Is also necessary to find by
experiment what particular strain Is
best suited to certain soils and ell-
UEA.lt AND STEM OV MANCHURIA UAltLBY.
mates nnd also what method of plant
ing nnd cultivation Is best adapted to
the varieties and types.
A great deal of work has been done
along these lines by scientific Investi
gators , particularly at the agricultural
experiment stations of Wisconsin nnd
Minnesota. These scientific men nro
serving on the committee on awards
for the barley nnd hop exhibition
which will take place In Chicago lu
October , 101L
Variable Speed Motor.
The conductors of the Wright aero
planes In France are experimenting
with n variable speed motor , the speed
of which can bo varied between 700
and 1,500 revolutions per minute dur
ing the flight
Big Dam For Brazil.
Brazil Is to have a dam only slightly
smaller in capacity than the famous
lloosevelt dam lu Arizona.
I American Artist Dying ,
1 Philadelphia , July 31. A cablegram
received today by his brother William
Abbey , states "that Edwin A. Abbey ,
the American painter , Is dying In Lon
don. The message which was sent
from London yesterday contained but
two words "Ed dying. " William Ab
bey who Is a resident of Mt. Holly ,
N. J. , hut In business In Philadelphia ,
sald'that his brother had been falling
for Boino time.
To Close Assay Offices.
Washington , July 31. More land
marks of the old west will begin to
disappear January 1 , unless congress
should pass legislation to maintain the
scattered western assay offices on the
present basis. The government has
decided to double the charges for assaying
saying at Dcadwood , Carson , Salt
Lake and Seattle. Congressmen from
I these places protest that the effect
| will ho made to close the offices be
cause the mining companies will pre
fer to send their gold'to the mints ,
where the assaying charge will not bo
Tennis at Kansas City.
Kansas City , July 31. With nearly
eighty entries representing eighteen
cities In the south and middle west ,
'and including a number of champion
'players ' for the tenth annual Missouri
I Vnlloy tennis tournament open hero to
day on the courts of the Kansas City
Athletic club. The skies were threat-
at the outset , but only n heavy
rain , ofllclals said , could prevent the
pulling off of some of the fast
Norfolk 18. Bloomfleld 4.
Norfolk 18 , Bloomlleld 4.
Freeman , Bloomfleld's pitcher , let
Norfolk turn Sunday afternoon's
game into a slugging match and out
side of a batting practice for the
local team , there was very little In-
tcrest for the fans , who became some
what excited over some unpopular de
cisions handed down by "Babe" Wat
ers , Hloomfleld's umpire , and also
these of Umpire Scott of this city.
GliBsman made the feature plays of
the day , landing two long flies which
ho put in his basket after two spec
tacular runs. Besides this feature
playing , Gllssiuan padded up his bat
ting average considerably.
Every member of the Norfolk team
with the exception of Miller and
Leahy got a hit. Miller got a sacrl
lice. Leahy of Wayne pitched for
Norfolk and struck out thirteen men
and did not allow a base on balls.
Jones , Wayne's third baseman , played
with Norfolk but he was given no
chance to show off his good third
base qualities , so he made good at bat
ting. Left Field Brandte for Bloomfield -
field made several feature catches.
The double from Dudgeon to Krahn
to Miller was another feature.
Wausa plays here this afternoon.
Traveling with the Bloomfleld team
are a number of athletes , Including
"Babe" Waters , Bloomfleld's fighter ,
and Elliott , Hartington's wrestler and
a foot racer who Issued challenges on
the driving park diamond Sunday.
The score :
Bloomlleld ab r h o a e
Lamb , 1 5 1 1 1 0 0
Cotton , 2b 5 0 2 4 1 3
Olson , 11) 5 0 1 2 0 3
Kloke , rf 4 1 2 1 0 0
Brandt , If 4 1 1 2 0 1
Farley3b 4 0 1 0 1 2
Gallagher , ss 4 1 0 2 3 2
Shanks , c 3 0 0 6 3 0
Freeman , p 4 0 1 0 6 0
Totals 38 4 7 23 14 11
Norfolk ab r h o a e
Wagner , If 5 3 1 2 1 0
Glissman , cf 4 3 3 2 0 0
Xrahn , ss T..5 3 3 1 2 2
Miller , Ib 4 2 0 4 1 1
Jones , 3b 3 5 3 1 0 1
Dudgeon 2b 4 0 2 2 2 0
Watson , rf 4 1 1 0 0 0
Hoffman , c 4 1 1 15 1 0
eahy , p 5 0 0 0 14 0
Totals 38 18 14 27 21 4
Score by innings R
Bloomfleld 020000101 4
Norfolk 50245020 x 18
Summary : Two-base lilts , Jones 2 ,
Dudgeon ; three-base hits , Jones , Gllss-
man , Dudgeon ; bases on balls off Free
man 4 ; struck out by Leahy 13 , by
Freeman 0 ; left on bases , Norfolk 5 ,
Bloomfleld 8 ; double plays , Dudgeon
to Krahn to Miller ; hit by pitcher ,
Jones , Wagner , Glissman. Time 2
hours. Umpire , Walters and Scott.
Wisner Loses 13 Straight.
Wisner , Neb. , July 31. Special to
The News : The Wisner baseball team
lias lost thirteen straight games , and
believes that this unlucky cycle is now
at an end.
Gross Beats Indians.
Gross , Neb. , July 31. Special to
The News : In the best played game
of the season around here Gross beat
Greenwood , S. D. , Indians by the
score of 5 to 4 on the latter's grounds.
The Indians were unable to do any
thing with Bell and good fielding kept
the score down.
Gross 10400000 0 5
Greenwood 00030001 0 4
Batteries : Gross , Bell and Sindalr ;
Greenwood , Fredericks and Oberslmw.
Wheat Yield 58 Bushels an Acre.
Fremont , Tribune : Stephens and
Lamley have broken the wheat record
so far this year by producing on Dan
V. Stephens' tiled farm fifty-eight
bushels of wheat to the acre. * This
remarkable yield reported yesterday
by Roy Laraley , who grew the wheat ,
was produced from ten bushels of pure
bred turkey red seed developed by the
Hon. George Coupland of Elgin , Neb.
This seed was sown along one side of
a forty-acre field of wheat seeded with
ordinary turkey red wheat. The remarkable -
markablo feature of this most remark
able yield was the fact that the re
mainder of the forty yielded an av
erage of a little less than forty-one
bushels an acre , thus showing an in-
ciease In yield wheio the pure bred
seed was used of about eighteen bush
els to the acre.
Shift Army Officers.
Now York , July 31. Brig. Gen.
Ralph Hoyt will succeed MaJ. den.
W. II. Carter , In command of the ma
neuver brigade In Texas , when the
latter Is relieved August 15. Gen. Car
ter will como to Washington to resume -
sumo his duties as assistant chief of
staff , relieving Gen. Arthur Murray ,
who will take command of the de
partment of the west with headquar
ters at San Francisco. The largo re
duction in the number of troops in
Texas has caused the abandonment of
the original plan to rotate the various
major generals in tours of duty there.
Bryan to Be for Wilson ?
Omaha , July 31. That W. J. Bryan
will soon be openly committed to the
candidacy of Gov. Woodrow Wilson of
New Jersey for president , nnd that ho
will carry Nebraska's delegation to
the national convention for him , is the
confident prediction of men who un
derstand the Inward workings of the
Mayor Dahlmnn's open espousal of
Judaon Harmon's cause , It is declared ,
will force Mr. Bryan into the open for
Wilson. Nebraska votes for its presi
dential choice in a primary , and , In
order to defeat the Harmon machina
tions of the Dnhlmanites , It Is easy to
see that Mr. Bryan will have to espouse -
pouso the cause of some particular
Gov. Wilson Is the ultimate choice
ot practically all of Mr. Bryan's friends
In Nebraska. They think ho Is the
man to beat Harmon with , nnd they
believe that the peerless leader will
ultimately line up for him. Champ
Clark is an easy second choice , but ho
is not looked upon as a particularly
Bryan Prefers Folk.
A man who ought to know says that
Mr. Bryan's real choice for the presi
dential nomination is ex-Gov. Joseph
W. Folk of Missouri. This man also
says , however , that Mr. Bryan , In
common with nearly everybody else ,
understands that Mr. Folk Is not a
Mr. Bryan has not crossed Champ
Clark's name off his list of eligibles ,
but it is no secret that he was nettled
by Clark's espousal of Chairman Un
derwood's cause In the controversy
the latter had with Mr. Bryan over
free wool. The commoner , It Is de
clared , no longer looks with any great
degree of enthusiasm on the Clark
Much Wilson Sentiment.
The amount of Wilson sentiment
among Nebraska democrats is surpris
ing. Men Immediately close to Mr.
Bryan , of course , are not committing
themselves , but the rank and file of
the Bryan faction make little secret of
their support of the New Jersey gov
ernor. They say that as between Wll
son and Harmon in the Nebraska pri
maries it will be a tidal wave for
Wilson. Three to one is a moderate
estimate of their claims. All they are
Interested in is in seeing that the anti
Harmon strength Is concentrated on
Wilson and not scattered.
This feeling is not confined to en
thusiastic Bryan followers. M. F. Har
rington , the astute and affable gentle
man from O'Neil who presided over
the Fremont convention Tuesday , is
not a 33rd degree Bryanite. He Is un
der considerable suspicion of hostility
to Mr. Bryan , but he is openly for Wil
son for president.
Ex-Gov. Ashton C. Shallenberger ,
candidate for the United States senate -
ate , and a man who plays politics even
in his sleep , while not committing hlnv
self , Is known to lean decidedly to
ward Wilson. Shallenberger wants to
carry Nebraska for the democratic
party next year , and he thinks that
the nomination of Wilson would bo a
long step in that direction.
No More Cholera.
New York , July 31 , Further en
couragement to the belief 'that the
danger of en invasion of cholera is
now small , came with the arrival ol
another Italian liner reportilng "al
well. " The vessel is the Duca Dl
Genoa from Genoa and Naples. The
patients In the quarantine hospital are
improving and there are no new
U. C. T. Picnic Is Best Ever.
Pleasure seeking traveling men anc
their families found the long looked
for pleasure spot Saturday on the
grounds of the Norfolk Country club
where the fourth annual picnic of the
Norfolk council , No. 120 , U. C. T. , was
held. The committee , consisting o
Chairman George H. Spear , E. E
Miller , John F. Dunhaver , H. C. Old
field , and S. A. Ersklne with Fred Get
tlnger assisting as starter of racing
events , are today being heartily con
gratulated on bringing to a culmlna-
tlon late Saturday evening the best
traveling men's picnic ever held here.
Over $400 worth of prizes were glv-
en away to winners of the various
twenty-one events , most of the prizes
being useful and valuable ones.
Starting early Saturday morning ,
automobiles and gasoline launches
brought scores of traveling men and
their families to the club grounds and
as soon as enough were brought to
gether the day's events began. There
was "something doing" all the time
and the entertainment committee had
it's hands full. Little tots were taken
care of and even the oldest traveler on
the grounds had a part to play. Mar
ried women were overcome In a tug-
of-war contest by the single ladles and
fat men raced In such earnestness
that they gave much amusement to
the many onlookers. Little tots scram
bled In sand piles in which pennies
were hurled , and , when' tired of play ,
the refreshment stand was visited ,
where n gentleman In white served
ices , cold drinks and other refresh-
ments. The refreshment stand and
playgrounds were frequently deserted
for a little recreation on swings and
hammocks In the shady nooks of the
grounds , and even these quiet places
were cast away for more secluded
spots along the rlvor , for which row
) oats nnd launches were nppropilatod.
'or faster riding automobile spins
vero enjoyed. Coming back from a
short rest , the travelers again min
ted In athletic contests and ran po >
ate races , sack races , etc. , while the
adlcs followed their example by try-
ng for prizes in the ball throwing
contests , wheelbarrow contests , noodle
.brooding and the nail driving contest.
The golf contest was of interest.
Jthors left the contest grounds for the
mil diamond , where a fast game was
) layed between the Elks nnd the trav
elers ending In a score of 10 to 12 In
ho Elks' favor. The first and only
iccldcnt of the day occurred nt this
; amo. Pltrher Arthur Koenlgstoln for
ho Elks , was at bat In the third In-
ilng. Ho struck nt a ball , which
lanced from the bat and struck him
over the eye , cutting a deep gash. Ho
vas taken care of , and It was soon
oported that the Injury was not se
The entire morning's program was ,
given over 'to addresses and singing ,
n which many of the travelers and ,
.heir ladles proved to bo genuinely
C. L. Chaffee's address of welcome
vas heartily applauded and the ladles't
quartet of the U. C. T. sang several
selections immediately after Mr. Chat-
fee welcomed the travelers to the
rounds. Miss Shirley Englo gave n
recitation and was followed by an ad-
Iress by Frank II. Beels. After a so-
ectlon by Mrs. and Ruth Beebe , Mrs.
S. F. Ersklne pleased the audience , '
with an original poem of interest to/
travelers. Miss Carrlo Thompson's | [ I
piano solo was greatly appreciated
and a few minutes' talk by Frank Con- ,
icily jollied the auditors. I I
Dewltt Dunhaver gave a piano solo
and was followed by a duet by Mr.
and Mrs. J. E. Ersklne. A. W. Hawkins -
kins addressed the audience briefly
and as umpire of the ball game de
clared ho was always for "a square
deal. " The piano and violin duet by
Mr. and Mrs. Lou T. Smith was heartily -
tily applauded and the musical pro
gram was ended with a whistling song
by Miss Leona Scott.
A short recess for luncheon was an
nounced and after this the contests
were on in earnest.
Winners of Prizes.
The winners of the day's events fol
Little girls' foot race (7 ( to 10 years )
First prize , Helen Chaffee ; second ,
Irma Spear ; third , Atalina Chambers.
Little boys' race (10 ( years or under )
First prize , Royal Chaffee. Every
contestant won a good baseball.
Ladles' foot race ( free-for-all )
First prize , Mrs. C. F. Flenis ; second
prize , Ruth Shaw ; third prize , Mrs. C.
L. Chaffee ; fourth prize , Mrs. Fred
Men's potato race First prize , Phe-
nls ; second , L. C. Erskine ; third ,
Schee ; fourth , Oxner.
Cracker eating contest ( free-for-all ) j
Bernlce Doughty won first prize ; j
second , Doris Tappert ; third , Helen
Boy's sack race First prize , Blain
Smith ; second prize , M. Dunhaver. j I
' First' '
Ladies' nail driving contest
prize , Mrs. Randklev ; second , Mrs. I I
Smith ; third , Mrs. Collins ; fourth,1
Dorothy Rudat ; fifth , Mrs. Doughty. 1
Little girls' foot race (6 ( years and
under ) Every contestant received a
Larger girls' foot race (10 ( years
and over ) First prize , Miss Florence
Smith ; Clara Borowiak , .second ; Mrs.
L. Gutzmer , third ; Shirley Engle ,
Sand pile race for children $3.00 in
pennies were buried and every child
was a winner , one getting sixty-five
pennies in the race.
Men's foot race ( free-for-all ) First
prize , Shields ; second , A. L. Smith ;
third , Fred Gettinger.
Needle threading contest First
prize , Eva Collins ; second , Mrs. L. O.
Llzer ; third , Mrs. Schultz ; fourth ,
Cup race ( for men ) Merl Scott
won first prize ; Chambers , second ;
Prlschman , third ; Neil , fourth. ,
Ladles' ball throwing contest First
prize , Mrs. Beeb'e ; second , Mrs. Shea ;
third , Mrs. Engle ; fourth , Mrs. Chaf
Fat men's race First prize , F. H.
Beels ; second , Frank Carlisle-third ; ,
Prischman ; fourth , White. - i
Boys' potato race Lorin Tappert
won first prize ; Lawrence Hyde , second
end ; Gorhani Llzer , third. '
Ladles' tug of war tmarned versus
singles ) Singles won , each getting' '
bottles of prize olives. Among the
winners were RIcka Gettinger , Doro-1 |
thy Rudat , May Johnson , Ruth Beebe ,
Mary Odiorne , Leila Scott , Carrie'
Thompson , Dora Pahn , Einma Heck-
man , Adelia Buchholz. , '
Ladles' wheelbarrow contest Mrs. j
L. W. Greer won first prize , May John i
son second , Mrs. O. L. Hyde third , !
Mrs. Hudson fourth. I
Fungo hitting contest ( free-for-all )
Frank Neal won first prize , Llzer
second , E. E. Miller third , Patter
Men's golf contest E. F. Huse won
first prize , score of 49 , George H ,
Spear was second , score 55. There
were fear prizes given.
The Ball Game.
The ball game was won by the Elks
In a five-inning game , 12 to 10. There
were many feature plays , among them
being the home runs by Schee and
Shields. Hall and Logan were the
heavy hitters for the Elks. Each Elk
won a prize box of crackers.
That Ball Game.
Elks AB. R. H. O. A. E.
J. Koenigstein , c. . . . 2 3 1 9 0 0
A. Koenigstein , p. . . 2 0 0 0 5 1
White , cf
D. Mapes , Ib and p. 3 1 1 2 4 1
Scott , cf and Ib. . . . 3 0 0 1 0 2
Pasewalk , 3b 2 2 1 2 0 0
Logan , 2b 2 2 2 0 0 2
Gutzmer , If
B. Mapes , ss 1 1 1 0 0 1
Hall , rf
Totals 22 12 10 16 9 7
U. C. T. AB. R. H. O. A. E.
Beels , 2b 2 2 0 0 0 0
Scott , 11)1 ) 0 0 I 0 ill
Shields , 3b and p. . . 4 1 1 3 1 O1
( lottliigor , if H 0 1 0 0 Oh
Nell , rf 3 1 1 0 0 O1
Schee , c 2 1 1 7 1 s'l '
Oxner , BS
Ersklno , If
Stanllcld , p 2 3 0 0 7 1
Totals 25 10 5 15 9 5
Score by Innings :
Elks 2 0 0 6 4 12
U. C. T 1 203 4 10
Summary Two-base hits : Gottln-
gcr , Logan , Hall. Homo runs : Shields
and Schee. Bases on balls : Oft'Koon-
Igsteln , 5 ; off Mnpes , 2 ; off Stanfleld ,
G. Struck out : By Koonlgstoln , 4 ;
by Mapes , 5 ; by Stanfleld , 5 ; by
Shields , 1. Left on bases : Elks , 3 ;
U. C. T. , 5. Wild pitch : Stanfleld.
Hit by pitcher : B. Mnpos nnd Logan.
Time , one hour. Umplro , Hawkins.
Too Much Medicine.
Nellgh , Nob. , July 31. Special to
The News : Mrs. Catherine Osborn
died ' very suddenly last Saturday even
ing at the hospital of Dr. A. F. Con-
ery , after an Illness that did not ex
ceed [ seven hours. She complained
during the forenoon of being unable to
see out of ono of her eyes , and also
that t her hearing was slightly defected - '
ed , which Indicated that possibly
death may hnve been duo to hemor
rhage of the brain. About 3 o'clock
In ( the afternoon she became uncon
scious nnd died about C:30. :
Dr. Conery and Dr. Chnmberlln beIng - .
Ing unabln to state the direct cause
'of death , It was decided to hold nn
autopsy. This was held by County
Coroner W. F. Con well and Dr. R. W.
Chnmberlln of this city nnd Dr. Hall
of Clearwater. Owing to the nervous
disposition of the woman nnd the
heart stimulants given , it was the con
clusion ' that death may hnvo been
caused by over-medication.
The deceased was employed as
nurse in Gray Gables' hospital last
winter and was considered very pro-
flcicnt. ' She was at one time head
nurse for Dr. Allison of Omaha.
The mother of Mrs. Osborn arrived
from Omaha yesterday afternoon. The
funeral will be held hero this after
Miss Jordan Will Be Elected Again.
Valentine , Neb. , July 31. Miss Ger
trude Jordan , treasurer of Cherry
county , Neb. , who had to carry her
case to the supreme court before she
was allowed to take office , it being
held that a woman , not being a quali
fied elector , could not hold public of
fice , is candidate for the ollice at
the coming election. She has been so
satisfactory that no one has come for
ward to oppose her and she will bo
nominated by all political parties In
Strikes Head When He Dives.
Wisner , Neb. , July 31. Special to
The News : Wesley Wells , 21-year-old
son of J. A. Wells , living northwest of
town , dived into three feet of water
in the Elkhorn river near here yester-
day afternoon , striking hard on his
head. His skull and back are injured
and his condition this morning was'
Young Wells , who weighs about 190
pounds , did not realize how shallow
the river was at this point. Just as
he was about to leap , companions
s'houted to him not to jump , but it was
The young man was Immediately
taken home. Enrouto home , running
his hand through his hair , he drew out
great wads of hair , indicating that his'
scalp was badly hurt.
But for the fact that the diver went
straight , it Is supposed his neck would
have been broken.
Young Farmer Ends Life With Bullet.
Wisner , Neb. , July 31. Special to
The News : Henry Neuhauf , aged 21 ,
a farmer , sent a bullet through his
heart at 4 o'clock this morning , nine
miles southeast of here. No motive '
for the suicide Is known , as the young
man was in good health and spirits.
Neuhauf conducted a farm alone ,
boarded at the home of a widow , Mrs.
DInklage. He has a brother at Pen-
Horse Thief is Arrested.
Neligh , Neb. , July 31. Special to
The News : During the early hours
last Monday morning a horse and sad
dle was stolen from the barn of Tom
Adams , who resides one mile north
'of Elgin , Deputy Sheriff L. Bennett
f this city was notified and imme-
'dlately had descriptions of the stolen
property sent broadcast.
Mr. Adams was confident that the
.horse was taken by a young man who
had worked for him until a short
time ago , but gave out no information
or description , as he was hopeful in
securing the thief in a short time.
Officer Bennett had been on the
search the entire week In the vicinity
' of the Niobrara river , as It was given
, out that a young man and horse was
seen going north in the neighborhood
of E\\ing a few days ago.
At C o'clock Saturday evening the
police of Fremont arrested the young
man , Harry Barlow , and took charge
of the stolen property. Deputy Sheriff
Bennett was notified and took the
early train yesterday morning , return
ing with his prisoner In the afternoon ,
whom ho placed In the county jail.
Young Barlow has confessed to his
guilt and is charged with horse steal
ing. It is expected that ho will bo
arraigned before County Judge Wilson
The horse was ordered shipped by
Mr. Adams to Elgin. The Fremont of
ficers will secure the ? 75 reward of
Race Entries Have Closed.
When the entries closed at 11
o'clock p. m. for the Norfolk race
meet , Secretary Hawkins found his
estimate cut down considerably. However -
ever , there are forty-eight fine horses
booked for the six scheduled races ,
and It was expected that there would
bo several arrivals this Afternoon ,
which had reported by mall since last
Saturday. These would bo allowed
admission according to the circuit
rules : , The race secretary Is busy employing <
ploying men for work on the grounds !
! mill a force of policemen will bo put
on to guard against till possible mis
An limpuctiou of the barns and
tracks on the driving park nhows a
tine track with just u little covering of
dust from early practice. All around
the i track the dust lies about a quarter
of < an Inch deep , and notwithstanding
this I , the race men declare It to he In
first class condition. All Sunday
morning , afternoon and Monday the
owners of horses were running their
animals around the track , BOIUO show
ing very good speed.
The ball diamond Is In line condi
tion nnd the game with Madison will
bo u fast one.
From Madison comes the report
that n large delegation from that city
will bo hero to hold up their end of
"Madison day , " which Is the first day
of the races.
New Deot Must Come Right Away.
Ollit'lnls of the Union Pacific nnd
M. & O. railroads will Ijo notified by
the Norfolk Commercial club that un
less I definite action Is taken on the
long-talked-of 1 now depot for this city
within ton days , the matter will betaken
taken up with the state railway com
mission. The delay has been n year
and n half.
This was the decision of the direct
ors of the Commorejal club nt their
noon mooting Monday.
Property owners on North Fifth
street are said to be ready to pave as
soon us the new depot Is built.
Won't Clianoe Deot's Name.
Supt. C. 11. Reynolds of the North-
westoin railroad has written to the
Ad club to the effect that the railroad
company finds it objectionable to
change the name of the now station
In Norfolk from "Norfolk Junction" to
"Third street station. " Following is
Mr. Reynolds' letter :
"Referring to your request of July I
In regard to changing the name of our
station at Norfolk Junction nnd of Nor
"I have to advlso that the matter
has been submitted to proper olllcora
of the company , but objection on their
part Is made to the fact that owing to
Norfolk Junction being located upon a
townslto originally laid out as such by
the railway company , and on that ac
count our people are averse to making
a change In the names ns suggested.
"Yours truly ,
"C. H. Reynolds , Superintendent. "
Democrats In a Row.
Washington , July 31. In the hope
of insuring unanimity of action on the
farmers' free list bill , the democratic
senators met in caucus today. The
principal question before the meeting
was as to accepting the Bailey amend
ment eliminating farm products from
the articles to be admitted free , but
there also were references to the pos
, sibility of adding some of the general
tariff schedules. The contract was
1 spirited but adjourned without result
I The only question to receive consld-
I eration was the Bailey amendment ,
which was supported by Its author
and was attacked by several senators.
I i WOULD PENSION ALL OVER 60.
i | Washintgou , July 31. A pension of
1 54 a week for every man and woman
more than GO years of age Is provided
for in a bill by Representative Victor
i L. Berger , introduced today. He is
the socialist member from Wisconsin.
The representative included In his bill
a clause that none of the courts of the
country , not even supreme court of
the United States , should j.ass upon
j ' To Enjoin a Copper Trust. " *
i Lansing , Mich. , July 31. Judge
Weiae handed down an opinion this
morning granting a temporary injunc-
tlon to the minority stockholders In
the Osceola Mining company to pre-
I ' vent the so-called copper merger.
I Run On Salt Lake Bank.
Salt Lake. Aug. 1. A mild run on
its savings account department was
1 experienced by the Continental Na
tional bank of this city. The legular
deposits , it was stated , were not af
fected. At noon approximately $30.000
had been withdrawn. A petition for
a receiver for the Commercial Na
tional bank , which named among other
defendants olllcers of the Continental
National bank , was filed in the federal
court here Saturday by a number of
i stockholders of the Commercial Na
tional bank , It being charged that the
liquidating company had failed prop
erly to safeguard the Interests of the
petitioning stockholders when the
' new bank , the Continental National ,
A REPORTER'S MISSION.
Lorimer Attorney Insinuates It Was to
Washington , July 31. How he spent ,
two or three weeks Investigating the
so-called Charles A. White confession
was related today to the senate .Lori
mer committee by Edward O. Phllllpa
a reporter on the Chicago Tribune.
The witness told of his visits to va
rious legislators whose names were
connected with graft In the White
In connection with a visit to Repre
sentative. Foster at Rushvllle which
Phillips said was made to ascertain
Foster's connection with a Fish bill ,
Attorney Hanecy asked :
"Didn't you go to Rushvlllo to get
something on Foster so as to make
him testify as you or the Tribune do-
fired on the senatorial matter ? "
"No , sir ; I did not. "
"If you wanted o know about the
Fish bill , why didn't you call on Rep
resentative Chlpperfleld ? "
"Because Chlpperfield was thqn on
Hudson bay. "
Chairman Dllllngham rebuked At
torney Hanecy when the latter tried
to get Phillips to say that Represen
tative Charles L. Luke died ot tuber-
culosi * .