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THE NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS = JOURNAL.
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NOKFOMv M2IWASKA. FRIDAY. Al'GUST lb. 1911.
INDUSTRIAL WAR 10 DECLARED
IN GREAT BRITAIN.
RAILROAD LI TO BE TIED
EFFORTS AT I : NTING THE
STR'IKE ARL MTLESS.
ALL RAILWAYS l' AFFECTED
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The Great Industrial n England
Which Has Been Fea , . .as . at Last
Come to a Climax and All Railway
Line Employes Will Be Called Out.
London , Aug. 17. An Indus ,
trial war has been declared
and the employes on all the
railway lines of the United
Kingdom will be called out at
London , Aug. 17. The time limit of
itwenty-four hours within which the
.railway workers demanded that their
c'lnployers agree to consider their
grievances , expired at 8 o'clock this
morning , but the threatened strike on
the railroads of tno United Kingdom
failed to materallze. Instead , repre
sentatives of four railway societies in
volved went into conference with the
board of trade. Traffic proceeded as
usual. No formal orders wore given
the union men by their leaders , but
apparently It was generally under
stood a truce would bo observed while
negotiations with the board of trade
Officials of the railwayman's socle-
sties arrived in London , from Liverpool
today and immediately met the the
offices of the Amalgamated Society of
Hallway servants , where they threw
down the gauntlet to their employers
by adopting the following resolution :
"This Joint committee hereby ex
press our determination not to suttlo
our present dispute unless the lock'
out imposed on our fellow workers be
cause of their support o the railway
anon in Liverpool and elsewhere is re
Later the union leaders , numbering
forty , met with the board of trade ot
Passenger and freight trains from
all other stations were running on
their regular schedules this afternoon.
'There was much uneasiness among the
men , a large proportion of whom were
reluctant to strike but feared they
might be forced to.
Soldiers Guard Depot.
At Liverpool , traffic was also -nain
-.tallied , but the stations in that city
were guarded by soldiers with flxed
The armored cruiser Antrim has
boon sent to the Mersey to protect the
-shipping there. The trains to and
from Manchester were generally sus
pended. The trans-Atlantic shipping
companies plan to coal their ships at
American ports for the round trip , but
as in the case of the Lusltania , which
scheduled to sail Saturday but has
been unable to obtain crew or coal ,
are likely to have trouble keeping
their crews when the vessels teach
Tom Mann , the strike leader , sum
marized the men's demands as fol
"A general increase of wages of CO
cents a week , a work we > ek of fifty-
four hours and the recognition of the
The railway managers strongly ob
ject to granting this recognition where
it Involves dealing on their part with
representatives of men other than
their own employes
5AYS ORDER AGAINST "CORN
SYRUP" INTERESTS WAS
Washington , Aug. 17. Dr. II. W.
Wiley , the pure food expert , added an
other sensation to the house inquiry
Into agriculture department affairs to
day when he declared that a ruling
adverse to the so-called "corn syrup
manufacture Interests , " promulgated
by the bureau of chemistry , the food
and drug inspection board and Secre
tary Wilson , himself , had suddenly
been changed into a favorable opinion
without being referred to him or his
MAGEE MAKES 73 SCORE
And "If" He Hadn't Stymied , He'd Gel
Got 71 for 18 Holes.
Omaha , Aug. 17. The forenoon plaj
in the trans Mississippi golf champion
ship did not materially change UK
standing of the eight men who en
lered the semi-final round. Jerome
Mngee , Omnlia Country club , probablj
played the highest quality of golf , turn
ing In a 73 card for the 18 holes. Tw (
stymies on short putting caused bin
to lose two strokes. The match be
tween Harry Legg , the title holder
and Walter Fairbanks ot Denver , drev
the largest gallery of the day.
CONDITION OFTHE WEATHER
Temperature for Twenty-four Hours.
Forecast for Nebraska.
Chicago , Aug. 17. The bulletin Is-
Btied by the Chicago station of the
United States weather bureau gives
the forecast for Nebraska as follows :
Generally fair tonight and Friday ;
not much change In temperature.
HE'LL ' VETO
DEFINITE ANNOUNCEMENT MADE
AFTER CABINET MEETING.
CABINET MEMBERS CONVINCED
Every Member of President Taft's
Cabinet Is Now Said to be In Line
With the President as to the Policy
of Vetoing Tariff Revision Bill.
Washington , Aug. 17. Following a
special meeting of the cabinet today
the fourth held this week the last re
maining doubt of Picsldent Taft's at
titude on the wool bill was swept
away. It was stated that Mr. Taft's
veto message might go to the house
late today. One or two cabinet of-
fleers who heretofore had held to the
opinion that It might be wiser for the
president to sign the wool bill , were
said to have been entirely won over
to Mr. Taft's views at today's session.
TO VETO FREE LIST BILL
House Adopts Conference Report on
This Measure , 160 to 102.
Washington , Aug. 17. The house to
day adopted the conference report on
the farmers free list bill by 160 to 102
after eliminating the house lemons
amendment and concurring with all
the senate amendments.
Under agreement with the senate
corn was stricken from the free list
provision of the senate amendments.
The bill was later agreed to in the
senate. The bill now goes to the pres
ident , who will veto it.
DR , GEO , BYERS
13 BADLY HURT
SNYDER PHYSICIAN LIKELY TO
DIE FROM INJURIES.
AUTO HITS DOG , TURNS OVER
Driven by a 16-year-old Boy , the Auto
mobile Strikes a Dog and Turns End
Over End Dog is Killed , the Boy
Jumps Byers' Skull Fractured.
Fremont , Neb. , Aug. 17. Dr. George
Byers of Snyder was probably fatally
Injured yesterday when an automobile
in which he was riding from Snyder
to Scrlbner turned turtle. His skull
was fractured and he suffered other
less severe injuries. He was rushed
at once to Omaha where he was to re
ceive expert surgical attention. It
was feared his injuries would be fatal.
Dr. Byers was on his way to Scrib-
ner to catch the morning train for
Fremont , having made arrangements
to assist Dr. Townsend In performing
an operation at Fremont hospital. The
car was driven by Hllbert Schoenick
of Snyder , a 16-year-old boy. When
they were going at a fast pace a dog
ran out in the road and the car struck
it. The dog was killed. The car turn
ed end over end. The youthful driver
jumped in time to escape serious in
STILL VERY SLOW
LETTON , HAMER AND ROSE SEEM
TO HAVE BEEN NAMED FOR
Lincoln , Aug. 17. Returns from
about one-third of the counties of the
state indicate the nomination of Judge
C. B. Letton for the supreme bench b >
the republicans with Hamer second
and Rose third. Root , one of the pres
ent justices , Is In fifth place , behind
Cobbey , but either may beat out Hose
Dean , Oldham and Stark appear to
be the democratic nominees.
Beebe and Hall are running close
on the republican ticket for railroai
commissioner and Harman leads
Furse by about 1,200 on the demo
Cooler for Omaha Golf.
Omaha , Aug. 17. A slight showe
of rain last night , followed by cloud >
skies this morning , gave promise o
more comfortable weather for th
players and the galleries of the trans
Mississippi golf tournament now ii
progress on the links of the Oniah
Country club. Early morning matche
were for special cups , champlonsbl
play not beginning until after 1
LEAVES TOLEDO AT 10:29 : A. M. ,
MAKES 55 MILES FIRST HOUR
Lights In a Field Near Venice O. , and
Goes Into Town In an Automobile , to
Get His Bearings and Prepare for
Landing at Courthouse.
Toledo , O. , Aug. 17. Starting out
fiom a high altitude above the city ,
Harry N. Atwood left here in his aero-
piano at 10:29 : a. m. . today , bound for
Sandusky and Cleveland.
Venice , O. , Aug. 17. Atwood alighted -
od In a field near heie at 11:2S : a. m. ,
In order to get his bearings. He was
then thiee miles from Sandusky and
had completed a flight of fifty-five
miles from Toledo.
An automobile picked up Atwood
and coin eyed him to Snndusky so that
he could look over the ground and
prepare for a landing In the court
Sandusky , Aug. 17. Atwood left
'enke at 1:18 : for Sandusky , arilvlng
ere at 1IJ2. :
CHANGES DECISION ; A RIOT
Jmplre Reverses Himself and Is Laid
Out With Bottle on "Bean. "
Baltimore , Md , Aug. 17. A revers-
d decision by Umpire Hart In the
entli Inning of the game between the
ochester and Baltimore Eastern lea-
ue teams , which gave the visitors an
pportunity to score two runs and win
game , caused a near-riot at Oriole
ark after Baltimore's half closed
ithout a run. Hart was struck on
he head by a bottle and rendered un-
onscious for half an hour , but was
ble later to go to his hotel. Mana-
er Ganzel and Second Baseman Al-
crinan of the Rochester team were
truck by stones while in a trolley car
ut suffered only slight injuries. On-
y one arrest was made , that of a man
vlth a brick in his hand.
LONG ON TALK
EITHER CUMMINS OR HEYBURN ,
IT SEEMS , ALWAYS HAS THE
Washington , Aug. 17. Two mem
bers of the house of representatives
who occasionally drop into the senate
chamber have reached the conclusion
hat at least two members of the
ilgher body are "some speakers. " One
of the representatives Is James M.
udger , jr. , of North Carolina , the
other is a southern colleague of a
sporting turn of mind , who is willing
o take a chance.
The story runs that the two drop
ped into the senate some days ago
and found either Senator Cummins of
owa or Senator Heyburn of Idaho
speaking. A day or two later one or
the other of the westerners again had
, ho floor.
"Look here , " said Gudger , "you or I
will drop in on the senate every day
it 12:30 : o'clock. If Heyburn or Cum
mins has the floor you pay me fifty
cents ; if any other senator , I pay you
.wenty-flve cents. "
The other southerner agreed. Now
.hey say Gudger is $7.50 ahead of the
AN EARTHQUAKE RECORDED
A Shake of Considerable Violence Is
Marked on Seismographs.
Washington , Aug. 17. An earth
quake of violence , lasting one hour
and forty-eight minutes , was recorded
by the seismograph at Georgetown
university last evening beginning al
5:48 : o'clock. The record was found
when the Instrument was read this
morning. The observer estimated
that the disturbance had occurred
abroad , probably in Europe.
New York , Aug. 17. Fordham col
lege estimates that the earthquake re
corded yesterday afternoon by the
seismograph at that institution and b >
other instruments In different parts o
the country , was distant from Ne\v
York. The movement was east anc
west. The record began here at 3:31 :
p. m. , the first shock lasting nineteen
minutes , the second eleven minutes
and subsequent disturbances continue !
FIRE AT FORT PIERRE.
Waldron Hall Is Consumed by Flames
Pierre , S. D. . Aug. 17. Fire de
stroyed Waldron hall , the prlncipa
meeting place for the people of For
Pierre. This city was called on fo
help and a part of the fire departmen
wont over with a hose cart on a spe
cial train to assist in controlling the
Bouman Beaten for Sheriff.
Fremont , Neb. , Aug 17. Prlmarj
election returns from the city am
from over the county , the latter drib
bllng in slowly , Indicates a triumpl
for George A. Murrell , John O'Connor
W. C. Coudit and George CrulcksftanK
for the contested county offices.
W. C. Condlt won out In the clt
for sheriff over Sheriff A. Bauman an
will have a good majority in the coun
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MO , VALLEY
GEORGE BUTCHER MURDERED BY
THEY WERE IN A FREIGHT CAR
The Tramps Had Held up a Brakeman
and the Missouri Valley Marshal
Was Notified by Wire When He
Open Car , They Shoot Him Dead.
Missouri Valley , la. , Aug. 17.
eorge Butcher , aged 55 years , city
marshal here , was shot and instantly
cilled at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon
> y two tramps who.a Iie 'vas trying t ?
place under arrest.
The tramps had held up a brakeman
on a Northwestern freight train en-
route to this place. The marshal had
jeen notified by wire and when the
rain arrived he proceeded to a car in
which the men were stealing a ride.
They both opened fire upon him and
he fell dead. The murderers escaped.
The sheriff was Immediately noti-
led and with a posse of 100 men start
ed in pursuit. Bloodhounds have been
sent for at Fremont , Neb. , and when
they arrive , it is expected the men
will be captured. When last seen they
disappeared In a cornfield west of this
Jlace. It is said the two men answer
: he description of Charles Smith and
companion who escaped from the Ana-
mesa penitentiary recently.
According to Northwestern railroad
headquarters In Norfolk , the actions
of the bloodhounds pursuing the mur
derers of the Missouri Valley town
marshal , indicated at 7:15 : a. m. Thurs
day that the dogs were within a half
mile of the men.
No further information had been re
SEVERE RAINJT LINCOLN
Unusual Shower Amounting from 2J
to 5 Inches of Water.
Lincoln , Aug. 17. An unusually se
vere thunder storm , accompanied by
from 2Vj to 5 Inches of rain , occurred
In this vicinity last night. The rain
was general in this part of the state.
No damage Is reported to the rail
SOLID FOODJFOR THE POPE
For the First Time Since His Illness
Rome , Aug. 17. The physicians
found the pope with a normal temper
ature and otherwise improved today
and accordingly for the first time since
his Illness became serious , permitted
a departure from a liquid diet. They
ordered a little rice well cooked In
chicken broth and stewed fruits.
'HURRAY ' ! ' 'BULLY ' ! '
T , R , A GRANDFATHER
A DAUGHTER IS BORN TO MR. AND
MRS. THEODORE ROOSE
VELT , JR.
San Francisco , Aug 17. A daugh
ter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Theo
dore Roosevelt , Jr. , at 2:30 : this morn-
Ing. Mother and child are reported
In satisfactory health.
Since their marriage the Roosevelts
have made their home In' this city
where Mr. Roosevelt Is engaged in
AT AIR MEET
ARTHUR STONE SNATCHED BACK
IN NICK OF TIME.
HIS MACHINE DROPS IN LAKE
He Supports Hlmaelf in the Water for
Half an Hour and la Near Exhaus
tion When Rescued His Wife Made
Him Wear Preserver.
Chicago , Aug. 17. Arthur Stone ,
driver ot a Queen monoplane , was
snatched back from death at the International -
national aviation meet yesterday after
Howard Gill , In a baby Wright , came
almost as close to death , but escaped
from under the wreck of bis machine
Lincoln Beachey , after flying far to
the south and fighting his way back
against the wind , gilded 3,000 feet In
safety to the aviation field after his
engine had stopped.
Jamea Ward flew for a long time In
circles over the harbor and Lake Mich
igan , but descended safely in the field
after a few wobbles In the chopping
Stone Falls Into Lake.
Stone's machine fell into the lake
just at dusk. He leaped from the fall
ing plane and was rescued at the point
of exhaustion by a motorboat. He
had supported himself In the water
for more than half an hour. His ma
chine was not wrecked.
That Stone was rescued was attrib
uted largely to the insistence of his
wife that he guard himself with a life
preserver. In spite of the order that
all flyers should wear life preservers ,
Stone with others started for their
Mrs. Stone ran from the hangar Just
before the flight and insisted that her
husband wait while she tied an inflat
ed automobile tire inner tube about
Howard GUI of the Wright team fur
nished the first thrill of the day when
his machine , suddenly checked as it
skimmed over the ground after land
ing , toppled over with terrlllc force
Gill was pinioned for an instaut be
tween tangled wires and taut canvah
of the baby Wright Before startled
spectators had reached him , he crawl
ed from the ruins
BURY THE TWO
A MONOPLANE OF FLOWERS A
FEATURE AT JOHNSTONS
Chicago , Aug. 17. The funeral of
St. Crolx Johnstone , who like William
R. Badger was killed by a fall from
an aeroplane last Tuesday , was held
today. Several of his companions at
the aviation meet here were present.
A monoplane made of flowers appear
ed among the lavish floral tributes.
The body will be cremated.
Badger's funeral will be held at
Pittsburg , his Home.
Early indications today were that :
the program may be hampered by the
wind , biii'h as rendered the sport ex
tra hazardous yesterday.
Cabinet Meets Often.
Washington , Aug. 17. President
Taft summoned the cabinet in special I
session at the white house as soon as '
ho had breakfast today. The veto
message on the wool bill was gone }
over again. This was the fourth meet
ing of the cabinet , formal or Informal ,
held this week.
AN OLD MURDERER
DEAD AT STANTON
FERDINAND SCHULTZ , SLAYER OF
FARMER , EXPIRES.
SERVED TIME IN PENITENTIARY
Aged 85 , for the Past Few Years an
Inmate of the Stanton Poor Farm ,
Schultz Dies a Bachelor Murdered
Employer for Love of Wife.
Stanton , Neb. , Aug. 17. Special to
The News : Died at the Stanton coun
ty poor farm yesterday Ferdinand
Schultz , a bachelor , aged 85.
Sch-iHz carao to this p'irt of I-o-
braska at a very early day. Early in
the 70's he was working in the capa
city of a hired hand on a farm situat
ed in what is now Wayne county.
His employer returning homo after
a somewhat prolonged absence was
shot and killed. Scbultz and the cm
ployer's wife claimed that the killing
was the result of accidental discharge
of a shotgun caused by its falling from
the wall where it hung. The neigh
bors suspected that the woman and
Schultz Were in love and charged a
murder. The Indictment of the cou
ple followed the Investigations of the
grand jury. The trial took place at
West Point and was one of the most
sensational and widely known of fron
tier days ,
Schultz was ably defended and the
case was fiercely contested by the de
fense. Hon. .1. B. Barnes , now of the
supreme court , as district attorney
presented the case for the state and
so well did he perform his work that
though the evidence was entirely cir
cumstantial , he succeeded in convict
ing Schultz on charge of murder in
the second degree. Schultz served his
sentence and then returned to north
east Nebraska. The past five years
he spent in the county poor house.
The immediate cause of his death was
TOGO HAS STOMACH ACHE
So His Proposed Inspection of Amerl
can Fleet Is Abandoned.
Boston , Aug 17. An attack of acute
indigestion , declared by his attend
ants to be slight , caused the cancella
tion of the pfpgram of entertalntnent
In honor of Admiral Togo , the .Japa
nese naval ofticer , here today. The
proposed trip of the admiral to Pro
vine etown to receive the courtesies of
the United States fleet at that point
is also abandoned
BANKER'S ' HEALTH
ELLIS BARTHOLOMEW OF TOLEDO
IS RELEASED FROM LEA-
| Lea\en\\orth , Aug. 17. Kllis Bar
tholomew of Toledo , O , former presi
dent of seven banks in Ohio and Call
; fornia , was released from the t'odera
prison today upon the completion o
a thirteen months' sentence for mis
use of the mails. Twenty minutes af
ter release , he took a train alone fo
Toledo He expected to be met a
Fort Wayne , Iml. , by a delegation o
Ohio bankers to escort him to hi
| The banker weighed 230 pound
, when he entered prison , June 3 , 191 (
| He now weighs 1GO. The prison phys
clan said he left the institution in
much better health than he entered it
UDICIAL RECALL FEATURE IS TO
BE STRICKEN OUT.
CONFORMING TO TAFT'8 ' VIEWS
'he Senate and
House Conferees on
Statehood Reach Complete Agreement -
ment to Eliminate Judiciary Recall
Feature of Arizona Constitution.
Washington , Aug. 17. The senate
nd house conferees on the statehood
.uestlon . today reached a complete
gieement to eliminate the judiciary
ecnll feat tire of the Arizona i-onstltu
Ion and pio\lde lor making the New
loxlco ronstltutlon easier of amend
no-lit. This ngieomont is said to coi *
orm to President Tuft's wishes and
indoubtodly means statehood for thee
\\o toirltork's at this session.
THE PRESIDENT NAMES OFFI
CIALS FOR DIPLOMATIC
Washington , Aug. 17. President
'aft today sent to the senate the fol-
owlng diplomatic and consular iiouil
Willing Spencer of Pennsylvania , to
e secretary of the embassy at Bor-
In. - - . , t
Arthur II. Frasler of Pennsylvania ,
o be second secretary of the embassy
George C. Taylor of New York , to
e secretary of the legation at Monte
Consul generals :
George Horton of Illinois , at Suiyr-
ia , Turkey.
Edwin D. Wlnslow of Illinois , at
Copenhagen , Denmark.
Hoger S. Greene of Massachusetts ,
at Hankow , China.
John E. Kehl of Ohio , at Salonikl.
Charles M. Freeman of Now Hamp-
hire , at Sydney , N. S.
Robert B. Mosher of District of Co-
umbia , at Plauen , Germany.
Lester Maynard of California , at
Harbin , China.
Joan F. Jewell of Illinois , at YUdl
ostock , Siberia.
William C. Magelseen of Minnesota ,
at Melbourne , Australia.
Charles K. Moser of Virginia , at
Colombo , Ceylon.
Isaac A. Manning of Oregon , at Bar-
ranquilla , Colombia.
Thomas W. Voetter of Now Mexico ,
at Laguaira , Venezuela.
Philip E. Holland of Tennessee , at
Saltillo , Mexico.
George B. McGoogan of Indiana , at
leorgetown , Guiana.
Marion Letcher of Georgia , at Pro-
rcsso , Mexico.
Albert W. Pontius of Minnesota , at
Dalny , Manchuria.
E. Carleton Baker of California , at
hung King , China.
Frank Deeduieyer of Alabama , at
. .eghorn , Italy.
Allen Card of New Jersey , at Char-
ottetown , Prince Edward Islands.
Charles L. Latham of North Caro-
Inn , at Punta Arenas , Chile.
Ralph H. Totten of Tennessee , at
Trieste , Austria.
John A. Hay of Texas , at Maracalbo ,
Robert T. Crane of Maryland , at
iosarlo , Argentina.
Henry A. Johnson of District of Co-
umbia , at Ghent , Belgium.
Alexander Heingartner of Ohio , at
Mege , Belgium.
Edward W. Trimmer of New York ,
it Niagara Falls , Out.
Maddln Summers of Tennessee , at
Chihuahua , Mexico.
Milton B. Kirk of Illinois , at Man-
Adolpli Williamson of District of Co-
umbia , at Antung , China.
Hubert G. Baugh of California , at
Sagon , Cochin , China.
Theodore C. Hamin of Virginia , at
3urango , Mexico.
Walter II. Schultz of Oklahoma , at
\den , Arabia. *
Charles H. Hathaway of Pennsyl
vania , at Peuto Plata , Santo Domingo.
George F. Davis of Missouri , at
Jeiba , Honduras.
Graham II. Kemper of Kentucky , at
? artegena , Colombia.
Frederick T. F. Dumont of Pennsyl
vania , at Guaflaloupe , West Indies
Gaston Schmunz of Louisiana , at
Aguascallentes , Mexico.
Hmil Sauer of Texas , at Bagdad ,
Homer Brett of Mississippi , at Mas-
kat , Oman.
Most of the appointments are pro
motions and transfers within the for
eign service. Nine of the consular
nominees , however , are appointed
from chll life. Of these , seven c.iuio
from southern and two from northern
states. These nominations are made
from competitive examinations and an
effort Is being made to apportion
equally the appointments among the
several states. Since the lssuan < o of
the executive order providing for fill
ing consular vacancies by examination
seventy-four Initial appointments have
been made. Of these , thirty-nine have
been from southern and thlrty-flvo
from northern states
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