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THE NORFOLK WBKKLY NHWS-IOl'IlNAb , Fill DAY , AUCll'RT 25 , 1011 ,
Pleasures of the Week.
Mrs. Corn A. Heels entertained at n
hoiiBo party during the close of elmu-
tauqiin week Mrs. E. H. Spnuldlng ,
Mrs. ThomiiH Heck , Mrs. Flora Colla-
mor of Sioux City , Oscar Schavland of
Spencer , Mrs , H. L. Snydcr of Ointilm
nnd Mrs. R. O. Mount of Fremont. On
Monday evening In honor of the guests
Mra. Heals entertained many old Nor
folk friends of Mrs. Collamcr , who for.
mcrly for many yenra resided nt Nor
folk. Mrs. W. E. Powers of Pierce
wna nlso nn out-of-town guest. The
following Informal program waa glv-
on : Instrumental duct , Mcsdnmca
Hnzon nnd Snydcr ; vocnl solo , Mlaa
Myrtle Hewlna ; rending , Mrs. Hunter ;
Instrumental solo , Mrs. Booth ; "Iin-
proBBlons of the Passion Piny , " Mrs.
Spnuldlng ; Instrumental BOO , Mrs.
Mount ; rending , Mrs. Ersklno ; lustm-
mentnl solo , Oscnr Schnvlnnd. Mrs.
Spnuldlng delighted the guests with n
short account of her trip nbrond last
jj Mrs. N. A. Rnlnbolt wns lioatess nt
' , A 1 o'clock luncheon on Friday.
Twenty-four guests were aentcd nt
prettily appointed tnblca , nnd served
to n delicious three-course lunch. Mrs.
Bear of Richmond , Va. , nnd Mrs.
Bucliolz of Omaha wore guests of
honor. In the gnmo of bridge .that
followed the lunch the honors went
to Mrs. Sol O. Mayer and Mrs. W. N.
Mrs. Inglls entertained n company
of young people on Thursday evening ,
In honor of her son Fred , who loaves
very soon for Washington , D. C. , where
ho will nttend n preparatory school
for West Point. . . > I
Miss Julia Martin Is now enrouto
on her return to Korea , where she
will resume her mlasonary work. Miss
Martin la now In Vancouver , H. C. ,
and will sail from there August 23 on
the Empress of Japan.
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Crosier and
family arrived in Norfolk Friday even
Ing and will visit In the homo of Mr.
and Mrs. E. A. Bullock a few days be
fore going to housekeeping.
Miss Margaret Holden has returned
to her homo In Omaha , and Miss Dor-
ino Holden is hero for n little visit
with Ruth nnd Daisy Davenport.
Mrs. E. C. Engle and daughter Shir
ley returned Saturday from n short
visit in the homo of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Nenl nt Crelghton.
Mrs. W. II. Bucholz cnme up from
Omnha Wednesday evening for n visit
in the homo of her pnrents , Mr. nnd
Mrs. N. A. Rnlnbolt.
T. II. Mnrtln of Atchison , Kan. , ar
rived In Norfolk Thursday for a visit
In the homo of his daughter , Mrs. F.
Misses Nellie nnd Mildred Bntchelcr
of Manhattan , Kan. , are guests of their
cousin , Mrs. O. L. Hyde , on South
The Minneapolis Journal on the llth
of August announced the engagement
of Miss Florence Hopwood to Charles
G. Gates , only son of the late John W.
Gates. Miss Hopwood is an old time
friend of Mrs. O. L. Hyde of Norfolk. ,
Congress on Picture Films. .
Washington , D. C. , Aug. 19. The
country will soon be able to see the
house of congress in session without
coming to Washington. Arrange
ments have been made by a moving
picture concern to snap the house in
all its various phases. The pictures
will bo taken while Speaker Champ
Clark is In the chair.
The senate has been asked to sub
mit to the same process. So far it
has not given its consent
Rain at Madison.
Mndlson , Neb. , Aug. 21. Special to
The News : Early Saturday morning
one Inch of rain fell , every drop of
which soaked into the ground. The
rain was general in this part ot the
Mrs. E. B. Duncan passed away at
the home of her daughter , Mrs. C. H.
Frady , hero last Thursday morning ,
after n lingering Illness of several
months. Short funeral services were
held at the residence here Saturday
morning , after which the remains wore
taken to Nellgh nnd burled beside
those of her husband.
P. S. Lytle of Tllden transacted
business In town last Saturday.
Mrs. Charles Hartwell and MIsa
Rose Hnrtwell returned last Saturday
evening from n two weeks' visit tc
points In the southern part of the
R. A. Rose of Long Pine came down
last Sunday via the auto nnd Mr. nnd
Mrs. Otto Berger nnd Miss Mnson re
turned with him Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. L. C. Peterson of Tllden was t
guest of Mrs. O. B. Manvllle last Sat
Miss Dora Lorenzon visited In Til
den last Saturday.
Clyde Moore came home last Mon
day for a two weeks' visit with hem (
folks before taking up his school worl
as principal of the Osceola schools foi
the coming year.
ger and Thomas Carey departed Tues
day noon on a business trip to varloui
points in Canada.
A. G. Buchanan , live stock commis
sion merchant of South Omaha , was i
guest at the homes of H. S. and O. B
Mnnvillo last Monday afternoon am
Messrs. W. A. Elwood , James Yen
' Harry Mnson of Long Pine , Neb. , ni
rived Tuesday noon to take the man
agement of Berger's cash store. Hi
will be assisted by Miss Wlllnrd Hawk
George Sweet was a business vie
itor in Neligh Wednesday.
Miss Algle Robinson returned to he
homo at Central City this morning
-Sho was accompanied by Ivan Torplc a
who will spend the week end with her
brother , Ray Robinson , formerly of
A largo number of people from this
place attended the circus nt Norfolk
Mrs. A. H. Palmer and daughter nnd
grandson lenvo this evening for n trip
to Hot Springs , S. D. , nnd surrounding
points. They expect to bo gone nbout
Rev. Mr. Snyder , pastor of the Meth
odist church here , expects to lenvo the
mlddlo of next week on n business trip
to Colorndo , nnd for n visit with his
Mr. nnd Mrs. A. H. Barnes are at
tending tha annual district conference
of the U. U. church this week.
Rev. Agnes Brookmlller , who hns
been pastor of the United Brethren
church hero for the pnst yenr , dopnrt-
eel the first of the week for a month's
visit In lown nt her daughter's home ,
after which she will tnko a trip east ,
nnd then locnte pormnnontly In Los
Lnst night nbout thirty boosters
mnde n trip to Tllden In automobiles
in the interests of the coming chnu-
tnuqun. They took the band with
them. They were very well received
by the Tllden citizens nnd cnme homo
feeling thnt Tllden would bo well rep
resented nt our chnutauqun. They
made tripa to Nellgh and Elgin.
Wednesday evening the Epworth
league gave a "season" social in the
basement pnrlora of the Methodist
church , for the benefit of the parsonage
ago fund , which was recently started.
They had the church very tastily dec
orated , and were rewarded by n crowd
considerably larger thnn they hnd
peeled. The pnrsonnge fund wns just
recently started and now amounts to
about $1,200 to $1,500. The ground
purchased for the building is Just one
block soath of the church on Lawton
Commoner Returns to the Attack of
Underwood's Ugly Record.
Lincoln , Nob. , Aug. 19. In the cur
rent issue of the Commoner W. J.
Bryan again takes up the Underwood
Incident. Referring to the Congres
sional Record containing the speeches
of Underwood and Kitchln , Bryan con
"First , both ask for Mr. Bryan's nu-
thorlty. Mr. Bryan has given It , the
Omaha World-Herald , owned by Sen
'Second , Mr. Kltchln admits making
the speech attributed to him. He ex
presses surprise that n democrat would
use It. Thnt Is the partisan view , that
it is proper to criticise an opponent
but improper to criticise one of your
own party. Mr. Kltchln Is now con
vinced that Mr. Underwood was right
in favoring delay in reporting n bill
reducing the iron nnd steel schedules.
Mr. Brynn is not convinced. The ac
tion of the senate on other bills should
have no influence on the house pro
gram. There Is no good reason why
the house should not proceed to re
port bills as long as it is in session ,
the more the better.
"But the most notable thing about
Mr. Underwood's speech is that it
does not meet the real point at issue.
Did some one offer a resolution in
structing the committee to proceed
to report other bills and did Mr. Un
derwood oppose to defeat It. The
World-Herald dispatch says he did
and that is the basis of Mr. .Bryan's
criticism. Mr. Underwood admits that
some one offered such a resolution
and that he opposed it. Did Mr. Clark
offer or support such a resolution ? If
so , why did Mr. Underwood not so
state ? If Mr. Clark did not introduce
or support such a resolution , why did
Mr. Underwood not specifically deny
the report ?
"The fact that In the beginning ho
asked for immediate reduction on iron
and steel has weight but it does not
outweigh his opposition to immediate
reduction now. His reasons for his
present attitude are proper subjects
"Finally it will be noticed that he
did not answer the criticism of the
secret caucus. Does he stand for
dark lantern methods ? Docs he be
lieve that members should be per
mitted to hide behind a caucus which
furnishes no record vote as a mem
ber of congress ?
"Mr. Underwood can avail himself
of his personal privilege to denounce
a criticism but his explanation docs
not explain If Mr. Underwood's an-
swer is satisfactory to the democratic
members of congress Mr. Bryan ap
peals from their judgment to the judg
ment of their constituents. "
John Davis Dlec.
Mndlson , Neb. , Aug. 19. Special tc
The News : John Davis , the aged
fnther of Ben C. Davis of this vicinity
died yesterday at the homo of his son
Old ago was the cause of his death.
SAYS THAT HE WON'T WORK.
"Then Stay In Jail TIM You're Read >
to Work , " Judae Says.
Frank Dnlley , nrrested for peddllnj
in the city without a license , pleadec
not guilty to the charge in Judge Else
ley's court , but pleaded guilty to belnj
drunk. On the last charge ho was
fined $7.50 , but being unable to paj
he was assigned to the street cleanini
"Can't work , Judge , " ho said , "am
I'd like to see you mnke me work. "
"All right , we'll put you In Jail untl
you are able to work , " said Judge Else
n CHANGES ON NORTHWESTERN.
New Time Card Sunday Telephone )
Shifts in the freight service , Includ
ing the addition of a night force at thi
Fremont freight depot , will bo mad <
by the Northwestern when a new tlm <
card is put in effect next Sunday. Ni
changes will bo made In the passen
ger service ,
sr Westbound freights from Mlssour
Valley will bo started out on earlle :
, schedules. At Fremont the frelgh
that comes In from the cast in the
afternou will bo worked by the night
force so that it can go out in the
morning , thus effecting n saving of
twenty-four hours time. Four men
will constitute the night forco.
The telephones that have been In
stalled in the telegraph offices along
the lines between Fremont and Mis
souri Valley and Fremont and Omaha
will bo put Into use Sunday. Dis
patchers will use the phones Instead
of the key for controlilng the move
ments of trains on those lines.
Her Trousseau Cost Only $1,000.
New York , Aug. 19. Fifth avenue
modistes were shocked to learn that
Miss .Madeline Force , the young flan-
coo of Col. John Jncob Astor , will bo
economlcnl In the nrrnngcments for
her wedding trousseau. She nnd Col.
Aster drove In n tnxlcab to five shops
tills afternoon , where the young worn
an made it plain that $1,000 would bo
the limit In expenditure for wedding
flncry. In contrast to the $20,000
which n society girl is said to have
spent on her trousseau recently , In
eluding $2,500 for n gown , Miss Force
objected to n $250 crention which one
modiste showed her today. She found
ono for $100 at n shop farther on
which pleased her Just as well.
Strawberries From North.
Tncomn , Wash. , Aug. 19. A novelty
In the fruit mnrket here were 10-cent
crates of strawberries grown nenr
Fairbanks , Alaska , not far from the
arctic circle. The berries were packed
fourteen days ago and sent to the
const by fast express. They were
brought directly from Vnldez to To-
comn. The shipment wns snnpped up
by hotel men at an average price of
$5 n crate. Strawberry culture prom
ises to become nn importnnt Industry
around Fairbanks. The soil is well
adapted to the crop and the short , hot
summer brings out the best in the
HAS W. E. COREY TIRED ?
It Is Reported from London That They
Have Tired of Each Other.
London , Aug. 19. It Is understood
here that W. E. Corey , ex-president of
the steel trust , nnd his wife , who wns
Mnbello Oilman , the comic oporn star ,
have tired of each other and that he
is to seek n divorce. It Is added that
Corey will return to his first wife ,
whom ho put aside for the stage
No Barber for Dog.
Los Angeles , Cal. , Aug. 19. Because
Alexandria hotel barbers refused to
massage her bulldog with electric ap
pliances Mrs. Henry T. Phillips and
maid , of New York , refused to register
and departed. Mrs. Phillips had three
maids , a man servant and a brindle
"Before I register , " said Mrs. Phil
lips to the chief clerk , Mr. Sibbald , "I
must be assured that my dog will have
sanitary quarters with plenty of light
and sunshine , I do not expect to take
him to my rooms , but ho must bo mas
saged by a barber with electric ap
Mr. Sibbald gasped his astonish
ment , then politely and gently declared
that "it was against the rules. "
"Very well , then , " the woman snap
ped Indignantly. "Come'give me the
chain , boy. Come Brutus , " and she
swept from the lobby to a taxicab.
Wind Twists New Church.
Valentine , Neb. , Aug. 19. Special to
The News : During the rain and wind
storm which visited this section of the
country late Thursday , the new Cath
olic church of this place , which Is part
ly built , was twisted out of plumb by
about twelve to fourteen inches and a
2x6 was blown off the steeple and car
ried over the rectory and through the
side of Jordan's residence. Luckily it
did not injure any ono. The weather
bureau reported a little over one-half
inch of rain , and then again yesterday
another fine rnin of nbout the same
Rain Interferes With Nellgh Flight.
Nellgh , Neb. , Aug. 19. Special to
The News : On account of the heavy
rain that commenced here yesterday
morning shortly after 11 o'clock , the
entire program of Friday was post
poned until this afternoon. It was a
mighty good nntured crowd that
thronged the streets yesterday , and in
many instances there was a steady
downpour of rain , but the people kept
moving from one place of amusement
to another. About 4:30 : in the after
noon the Ewing boosters in automo
biles , accompanied by their band , ar
rived in the city advertising their
chautauqua. The band gave a concert
on one of the prominent street cor
ners , and several selections of high
grade music was rendered. The Ne
ligh concert band also gave a numbei
of their latest pieces. The program al
Riverside park this afternoon is the
2:13 : pace with six starters and the
2:25 : trot with six starters. Orchard
and Nellgh bnsebnll tenms will trj
conclusions on the diamond. The man
agement of the Curtlss biplane saj
that all is In shape for the flight to
day , and only because of the meei
postponement , Aviator Blakely and the
machine would have mnde the ascen
Beautifying the Park.
Valentine , Neb. , Aug. 19. Specia
to The News : The city park is under
going n lot of new Improvements , as
two new foot bridges have been bull
and cement steps built up to the danc (
pavilllon , as well as painting the pa
vllllon. JThe Eagle lodge built a flm
new cement spring , and the ladies o ;
the town had a Dutch oven built foi
the benefit of those camping there am
there have been many taking advant
age of the fine camping there thli
year. Poles are being set now for nev
lights all over the park so thnt by th (
time for the fraternal picnic the part
will be in grand shape for every on <
to enjoy themselves.
-j Belersdorf the Winner.
it Charles Belersdorf of Norfolk is th <
democratic nominee for treasurer of
Madison county. Ho won out ovori
Stlrk In the primary election by five
votes , 250 to 251 , It required the olll-l
clnl vote to nnnio the winner.
There were only three other con
tests for county nominations. J. W.
Fitch Is nominated by republicans for
commissioner of the first district , over
Hcu C. Davis , by 240 to 174. The
democrats have nominated F. II. Tay-
r over Ostdlek , for register of deeds ,
JO to 174. William Darlington la
omlnated by the republicans for
ounty treasurer , over Ruth , by 519 to
The republicans nominated N. A.
ousel , the democratic cnndldntc , for
ounty superintendent. Both parties
omlnato Dr. Bnkcr for coroner. The
cpubllcnns nominate A. J. Thatch for
urveyor , the democrats II. II. Tracy.
The Two Tickets.
The republican county ticket Is :
or clerk , S. R. McFarland ; register
f deeds , S. C. Blackman ; treasurer ,
Vllllam M. Darlington ; clerk of dls-
rlct court , W. H. Field ; Judge , II. G.
Veyglnt ; sheriff , C. S. Smith ; super-
ntendent , N. A. Housel ; surveyor , A.
. Thatch ; coroner , M. D. Baker ; com
missioner , first district , J. W. Fitch.
Democratic county ticket : For
lerk , H. C. Matrau ; treasurer , Charles
lelorsdorf ; register of deeds , F. H.
'aylor ' ; clerk of district court , W. II.
'leld ' ; judge , M. S. McDuffle ; sheriff ,
! . S. Smith ; superintendent , N. A.
iousel ; surveyor , H. H. Tracy ; coro-
or , M. D. Baker ; commissioner , Wat-
on L. Purdy.
Six peoples' Independent ballots
ere cast , one socialist , ono prohibl-
For republican supreme court noml-
ces , Letton , McFarland and Rose
end In this county , with 313 , 270 and
66 votes respectively. Ilamer got
55 , Root 230 , Cobbey 213. For rail
ommlssloner , Bcebe leads the county
vith 178 , Hall is second with 136.
For democratic Judges , Stark , Dean
nd Oldham lead , with 251 , 246 and
For democratic rail commissioner ,
larman leads with 112 , Furso Is next
The republicans cast 834 votes , the
Charles Ahlman went to Lincoln on
J. G. Collins returned from a busi
ness trio in the Black Hills country.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pfaff , sr. , left 1
Norfolk at noon for their home In Her-
Mrs. J. H. Klerstead of Tllden Is
visiting with her son , Dr. H. J. Kler
Mrs. Dr. Noyes and son of Valen-
ine are spending a few days with Mrs.
Mrs. J. E. Haase and daughter have
gone to Chicago to spend ten days
Henry Sunderman of Madison and
J. W. Fitch of Newman Grove were
icre on business.
Miss Agatha Watts and Miss Pearl
Roberts of Waterloo , la. , are visiting
at the Horiskey home.
C. A. Hoxsee , editor and publisher
of the Montlcello ( la. ) Express , IB
isiting W. A. Witzigman.
H. J. Steft'en , a banker of Menom-
onie , Wis. , is here visiting with his
parents , Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Steffen.
M. B. Singer , A. Buchholz , H. J.
Steffen , Prof. August Steffen and John
rundmann enjoyed a day's fishing in
Born , to Mr. and Mrs. Emll Wachter
William Haase has purchased a new
Born , to Mr. and Mrs. William Bern
hardt , a daughter.
Born , to Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Bau
rledel , a daughter.
L. P. Pasewalk has returned to work
following his vacation.
J. W. McClary is acting manager al
the Oxnard hotel , In absence of R. F
Schiller , who was called to Central
City on business.
The members of the "Kindergarten'
club , who still llvo In Norfolk , were
_ uests of Dr. and Mrs. P. H. Salter lasl
night , Mrs. Bucholz of Omaha belnf
the guest of honor.
Mrs. D. Reese , her daughter Mlsi
Buford Reese , and her sister-in-law
Miss Elizabeth Rees of Sheridan
Wyo. , are at Manltou , Colo. , enjoying f
three weeks' vacation.
Born , to Mr. and Mrs. William Burt ;
at Fremont , a daughter. Mr. and Mrs
Burtzare former Norfolk residents
They leave in a few days for Nebraski
City , where he will open a moving pic
Funeral services Were held over tin
remains of Mrs. H. Nelson at 2:30 : Sat
urday afternoon by Rev. C. W. Ray o
Columbus , Neb. The body will bi
taken to Missouri Valley , la. , for interment
George N. Beels returned from i
business trip to Long Pine , where h
reports a good soaking rain Frlda ;
night. Grass is green and looking fin
in that vicinity , says Mr. Beels. Th
outlook for a potato crop is good , alsc
"Dr. " Louis , claiming to bo a vel
erlnarian , was found guilty of belm
drunk and disorderly and fined $7.1
in Judge Elseley's court. The "doc
tor" refused to say where he llvec ]
but declared that he was enroute t
some farm when overtaken by intox !
cation. The doctor paid his fine am
left the city.
Mr. and Mrs. John Krantz nnd thel
eon Earl will leave next month1 fo
Corvallls , Ore. , where Earl Krant
will attend the Oregon State Agrlcu
turol nnd Commercial college. Mi
and Mrs. Krantz will live in Corvallh s
but they will not dispose of thel
property In this city.
Former Manager P. A. Woods of th
Singer Sewing Machine company , c
this city , Is getting many promotion !
From manager here , he was promote
to the managership of the Lincoln oi
flee. Now It is announced that Mi
Woods has been promoted to be hea
of the Omaha offlce.
Reese Solomon will have taught mi
sic in the teachers' institutes of si
counties In this state when the sum-
i mor seanon h over. Mr. Solomon went
to Dakota county Saturday , He has
already finished In Madison , Cumlng
| and Plcrco counties. Ho now tenches
at Dakota , Thurston and Wayne.
Before returning to Lincoln to bo at
the bedside of her sister who la suf-
ifcrlng from typhoid fever , Miss Anna
JBoenko ] reported that Miss Myrtle To-
, bey , who was taken 111 at the same
' time her sister was stricken with the
illness , died at a Lincoln hospital last
I week. Her sister Is slowly recover
Among the latest to announce plans
to build new homes are : F. R. Lcn-
ser , on Park avenue near Twelfth
street ; Mr. Dobbins , corner Park and
Thirteenth street ; August Knro , about
three new cottages In The Heights.
There have now been about thirty
now homes built this year. This docs
not Include the business buildings.
The game between Norfolk and Battle -
tlo Creek Sunday afternoon on the
driving park diamond Is guaranteed to
be a good one. The teams have an
even lineup. Manager Stafford of the
Norfolk team declares that until ho
hears what sort of a proposition the
Burke champions have to offer Norfolk
for a game , he will bo unable to say
whether or not the challenge from
Burke will be accepted. Mr. Stafford
has written the Burke team for partic
ulars. Ho is desirous of meeting the
Burke players on the diamond , but n
proposition of some kind must first be
TO HONOR MAINE VICTIMS.
Bodies Hereafter Will Be Brought
Back on Battleships.
Washington , Aug. 19. President Tnft
today Issued an order that the bones
of all enlisted men recovered from
the battleship Maine bo brought from
Havana to the United States on a
The president takes the position that
the enlisted men who went down with
the Maine are entitled to all honor
that the United States can give them
Big Oil Refinery Burning.
Baton Hcugo , La. , Aug. 19 Fire was
discovered in the ? 3,000,000 refinery
of the Standard OH company hero
shortly before noon today. At 12
o'clock the flames had spread beyond
the control of the local fire depart
Sothern Weds Marlowe.
New York , Aug. 19. Announcement
was made at the office of Sam and
Lee Shubert that they had received
a cable from E. H. Sothern , the actor ,
telling of his marriage in London to
Butcher's Slayers , Surrounded on Is
land , Escape After One Is Wounded.
Omaha , Aug. 19. Desperadoes who
murdered Night Marshal George But
cher at Missouri Valley the night ol
August 16 , were tracked to an island
in the Missouri river west of Monda-
min , fourteen miles north of Missouri
Valley , by a posse. The outlaws stood
at bay and held off their pursuers with
revolvers and rifles until a blinding
rain storm gave them cover for es
cape.Many shots were exchanged. One ol
the posse found a bloody handkerchief
Indicating one of the murderers was
Harry Legg Beats Rider.
Omaha , Aug. 19. Harry Legg , the
title holder , had a lead of seven
strokes over Ralph Rider at the elgh
teenth hole of the championship flight
in the trans-Mississippi golf tourna
ment today. While the Minneapolis
man was maintaining the same splcn
did form that distinguished his play
throughout the week , keeping close to
par all the time , his opponent seemed
to have lost a little pf his steadiness
and almost constantly dropped behind
The weather was ideal and the gal
lery following the players large.
Poor Family In Trouble.
The Jones family is again In trou
ble. This time it was found that they
arc the victims of Henry Austin , hus
band of a negress of North Eighth
street. Austin was arrested last nigh
for abusing Mrs. Jones and the four
little children. Patrolman O'Brien
who visited the Jones home last night
found them in a pitiable condition
Mrs. Jones Is very ill and the children
look hungry. Jones Is working but 1
half sick. Austin allowed the Jones
family to rent a few rooms In the
Kreuch building on South Seventh
street and Mrs. Jones says that while
her husband is away , Austin come
and strikes her and children.
Austin is the man who was alleged
to be crazy and who is said to hav
terrorized women and children all eve
the city for a week. Recently he quar
reled with his negro wife and they
Jones and his family came from
Long Pine and were In need of rooms
Austin was renting the upper lloor o
D. the Kreuch building and allowed Jone
to sub-rent part of the upper floor with
A number of Norfolk women an
several men have donated provision
and clothes to the Jones family , but i
Is reported by Patrolman O'Brien tha
the family is again destitute of food.
Austin claims the Jones family re
fuse to pay him rent , that they spem
some of their money for ice cream
and that he quit a Job digging ditche
to give work to Jones , and that Jone
couldn't hold the Job.
r.s , Roy Bovee Is In Race for Sheriff.
lr Pierce , Neb. , Aug. 19. Special t
The News : Roy Bovee , the basebal
pitcher , was nominated for sheriff o
Pierce county by the republicans a
Tuesday's primary. Ho was not
candidate but his name was written
In by the voters. Dr. A. A. Martin
was nominated for coroner and II. J
Hecht for treasurer , in the same wa >
Prof. Coons of Osmond was noml
nated for county superintendent b
Ix the republicans , receiving 1G1 vote
o 151 for Mlas Jctutlo Holey. ) Demo-
rats nominated TholHen for treasurer ,
'hero ' were no other contests.
Start Depot In Few Days.
The Commercial club Is In receipt
f a letter from the contractors who
re to construct the new joint Union
'uclilc and M. & O. depot. The letter ,
though brief , says the contractor
HIVO iniulo final arrangements with
the railroad company nnd they , being
ho lucky contractors , will bo In Nor
folk within n week to commence no-
ual construction of the new station.
Twenty Years a Dope Fiend.
Because n physician has told him ho
will die within n short tlma unless ho
akcs treatment at n hospital , Angus-
us M. Lowthor , nrst class printer , for
wenty years addicted to the use of
norphlne , called on n local attorney
'cstcrdny nnd asked that the attorney
nnko a complaint against him to the
board of insanity at Madison , In whose
lower It Is to send him to the state
dipsomaniac hospital for treatment.
Lowthcr was found lying in front of
n cigar store on Norfolk nvonuo n few
days ngo , In n bnd condition. Thurs-
lay night he came to his normal senses
n the city Jail , where ho endeavored
0 kill himself. Fire Driver Trulock
summoned n physician , who declared
lint unless Lowthcr be given mor
mine , ho would very probnbly die.
Throughout the night the fire driver
sat by the unfortunate , and occasion
ally he Injected into the man's arm
enough morphine nt one shot to kill
Ivo ordinary men. Both of Lowthor's
arms nnd even his chest are covered
with marks of the morphine needle.
[ Io was nllowed to lenvo the Jail yes
icrday morning and ho immediately
icld n conference with the physician ,
who broke to him the news of his
Lowthcr lost no time In seeking an
attorney and making the following re
"I am from n good family , but I have
> eon taking morphine for about twen-
: y years and also have been drinking
nore or less booze. The doctor says
1 will die in n few days if I don't got
cured. I have no one to look after
me when I get those attacks when the
dope' wears off nnd I want you to
send me to the dlpso hospital. My ear
nest desire Is to get cured nnd if I do
; et cured I will never touch a drop of
iquor or use n grain of dope again In
my life. I have always had good work
ind nm n good printer. I have always
paid my bills and want to do what Is
There wns no wav for the attorney
: o help the man without making n
complaint against him and this was
done. A constable took Lowther be
fore the board at Madison Saturday
ifternoon and later ho will bo taken
[ o Lincoln for treatment. That the
man will suffer terribly during his
ireatments Is taken from various ex
periences had with him In this city.
Result of An Operation.
His body , clear of morphine , Is n
mass of quivering flesh and It Is 1m
possible for Lowther to steady him
self. At midnight last night he found
his way to the fire station , where ho
aroused Fire Driver Trulock.
"For God's sake , help me , lad , " he
"Who the deuce are you ? " asked
the driver sleepily.
"I'm the dope fiend , " answered Low
thor. "I want you to help me. I'm so
nervous that I can't possibly help my
The driver under the direction of a
physician accommodated the man with
a "few shots" and shortly Lowther
wns again steady nnd feeling "good.1
"You see , it all started when I was
sick. They gave me the 'dope' when
I had the appendicitis and they kept
on giving It to me.
"I started to drinking and the drink
ing hurt my ailments. After the op
eration I found I could not do wlthou
the other , so I have been at it for
Lowther is a fine looking man and
from his appearance it is not easily
seen that he is a dope fiend. He has
worked as a printer in this city for
SOUTH DAKOTA AT A GLANCE.
An epidemic of anthrax near Ver
million Is reported to be abating.
Over 1,200 people attended a Knight
of Columbus picnic at Artesian.
The epidemic of boy thieves in Aber
deen continues to spread In spite of ar
Yankton college reports that twlc
as many freshmen will enroll this yea
The Dakota Mutual Life Insuranc
company of Watertown has sold th
last of its 200,000 shares of stock.
A big delegation is going from Sioux
Falls to the Gotch-Haekenschmld
match in Chicago on Labor day.
Sioux Falls will vote on the ques
tlon of Issuing $300,000 worth of bond
for sewer and water Improvements o
Five state pure food inspectors hnv
been busy In Vermllllon recently , nn
the result Is four charges of law viola
tions against the butchers.
A skeleton was found on the farm o
A. L. Larson of Aberdeen. It is be
lleved to bo either that of an Indian
or an early white trapper.
A. Stormel of Wntertown and Den
nls Burns of Iroquols were scrlousl
injured when their auto was struck b
a switch engine at Watertown.
Many harvest hands who went from
the state Into Canada for work ar
rived there too early and will bo with
out employment for about ten days.
Heavy Rain In Places.
Rain varying from .09 of an inch a
Norfolk to two inches in some places
fell in spots over parts of Nebraska
during Friday and Friday night.
There was a light rain from Fromon
to Norfolk , .75 of an inch from Battle
Creek to Nellgh , 1 to 2 Inches from
Clearwater to Long Pine , an inch a
far west aa Valentino , a light rain
from Norfolk north to WInnetoon , .75
of an Inch from Leigh to Lindsay and
1.5 to 2 inches from Lindsay to Elgin.
From n half inch to an Inch fell on
lie Hastings , Superior nnd Lincoln
nos of the Northwestern , In southern
There wns no rain olaowhoro on the
North western lines in thin territory ,
ecordlng to information nt Norfolk
A very heavy fog overhung part of
ho territory. Between Norfolk nnd
Stnnton Friday night the fog was ox-
Southeast Nebraska Soaked. I
Lincoln , Aug. 21. The southeastern '
pnrt of Nobrnaka wns visited by than- '
doratorms Sunday night. Two-thlrdn
of nn Inch precipitation wns recorded
nt Lincoln ,
ENGLISH STRIKES END. ,
Negotiations Between Chancellor
Lloyd-George and Executives.
London , Aug. 21. A great wave or
ollcf swept over the country when
ho announcement wan made from the
oard of trade offices that the railway
trlko had been settled and that tha
non would return to work imuie-
ABOUT LATTA'S HEALTH.
Dr. Mayo Telegraphs that Third Dis
trict Member Will Return.
Washington , Aug. 21. CoiiBreHsmnu
Lobcck received the following tele-
ram from Dr. Mayo at Rochester ,
Minn. , in response to a wire hu sent
nquirlng as to the condition of his
colleague , Representative Luttn :
Congressman Latta has gone homo.
3xpogt ho will return for operation
atcr. Present condition seems satis-
ATTACKED BY A DOG.
Trlpp County Woman Severely Bitten '
by the Animal.
Sioux Falls , S. D. , Aug. 21. Rushing
o the aid of her young son when ho
wns attacked by a vicious dog , Mrs.
J. A. Hays , wlfo of n well known real- ]
lent of Trlpp county , wns herself nt-
ncked by the fierce animal. She wns i
quite bndly injured before nsalatnnco
irrivcd nnd the dog was driven off.
The little boy also was seriously in
ured , the fangs of the dog having been
sunk nbout half a , dozen times in his
aide , inflicting deep and ugly wounds.
i\s the dog had a reputation of being
vicious , nnd had previously caused
much complaint on the part of persons
who were compelled to pass the homo
of its owner , it is believed n damage
suit will result from the last csca-
) ado of the animal , which was shot
and killed in accordance with nn or
der from the bonrd of health.
FIRE IN CUDAHY PLANT.
Flames Cause Loss of $150,000 , Cov
ered by Insurance.
Omaha , Aug. 21. Fire originating
In the car building and repair shops of
the Cudahy Packing company's plant
at South Omaha at noon caused n loss
of $150,000 to the Cudahy property
and less than $5,000 to the Union stock
yards. The loss Is fully covered by
In the Cudahy plant the departments
destroyed or damaged embrace an
nrea of 375 by 175 feet. The car shop
Is a total loss as nro the lumber nnd
supply yards. Two storage rooms and
the car Icing shed were- partially de
stroyed. The damage to the machine
shop is uncertain , the building Is of
fire proof construction but the ma
chinery Is believed to have been se
In the Union stock yards the flames
were confined to a small area , includ
ing four hog sheds.
The origin of the fire is believed to
have been in a waste pile which may
have been ignited spontaneously. The
wind was blowing from the south at n
forty-mile rate , directly toward the
new $8,000 sheep barns of the Union
Stock Yards company , and it was with
difficulty the latter were saved.
A peculiar coincidence occurred
when another fire started nt another
point in the stock yards district whllo
the larger fire was burning. This is
the third fire within n week in the dis
trict , the first of which partially de
stroyed the L street viaduct last Wed
nesday. This viaduct is the property
of the Union Stock Yards company.
Several Persons Reported Killed
When Houses Blow Down.
Minneapolis , Aug. 21. A terrific
wind storm last night along the In
ternational boundary line in North
Dakota blow down houses on the
heads of their inmates and whipped
crops in places into shreds.
A number of persons are reported
killed at Antler , in Bottlngcau county ,
N. D. It Is reported that two torna
does occurred at Sherwood. Heavy
property loss is reported at Sherwood ,
Lornine , Mohnll nnd Sourls. At Sou-
rls , ono person was killed.
The 6-year-old child of Elmoro Carl
son , living near Sherwood , was killed
nnd several members of the family
were injured. Several pa-sons were
Injured when the storm struck the fj
homo of Jacob Kans , northeast of j ,
Sherwood. The farm buildings of I
OIo Johnson were demolished and *
several farm hands were Injured.
Members of the family of Imngeno
Nelson , southeast of Sherwood , saved
their lives by lying down In a wheat
field. The buildings and personal pro
perty were scattered.
The tall end of ono of the storms
smote Winnipeg , across the border ,
doing some damage.
Reports are that property in Saskat
chewan and Manitoba suffered. A
destructive hail storm struck Perdue ,
Saskatchewan. Wind destroyed many
farm buildings In the Elmoro district
of the same province. Ono person was
seriously Injured. Two fatalities are
reported at Westhopo.
The extent of the damage Is not yet
known as the storm put wires out of
business , The meager reports ob
tained indicate that the damage was