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I'll 13 NOIIKOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOfKNAL , Kill DAY , SEPTEMBER 1 , 1911.
A TEN8E FIVE MINUTES.
Steamer Plunges Toward Apparent
Certain Destruction In Gale.
ChnrleBton , a. C. , Aug. 30. Plung
ing towards apparent certain destruc-
lion on the beach nt Hunting lalnnd
In tlm inldHt of the hurrlcnno that
swept the Carolina coaat on Sunday
night and Monday , the Clydo llnor
Apaclio with 125 passengers aboard
waa iiavcdln the nick by ascending
wind. The ahlp came Into Charles-
tou'H harbor yuatonlay ronaldorably
wrt'Okcd by wind and sen but not sen-
Kor a tciiBo llvo inituiteu the passen
gers of tlio Apaclio Htood on the low-
on deck with lifo preservers around
tholr bodleit walling for the veasol to
utrlko and duternilncd to inako HH
stout a light an they could for tholr
Charleston , S. C. , Aug. SO. Addl-
tlonal reports from the country surrounding -
rounding Charleston bring the list of
dead an tv result of the torrlllc storm
of Sunday night up to llftcen. This
llHt IB oxpoctcd to bo enlarged when
reports are received from the moro
remote Islands. Conservative estl-
niatcB contlmio to place the property
dainago In the neighborhood of $7-
000,000 , doBplto the fact that reports
of losses to shipping Interests con
tinue to roll In.
Shopmen's Work Increases.
Sodalla , Mo. , Aug. -Beginning
today 700 shopmen employed by the
Missouri , Kansas & Texas railway at
this place will work nlno hours a day
Instead of three , according to an an
nouncement by railroad officials to
Crew Left to Their Fate.
Antofagasta , Chile , Aug. 30. The
ship Isebek reports that on July 26
she found the German bark Thekla on
the rocks off Staten Island near Terra
Del Fucgo. The Isebek saved nine of
the crew after nix days' work but a
hurricane forced her to abandon fur
ther efforts at rescue. The rest of the
crow were left to their fate and It Is
not known whether they succeeded In
reaching shore. The Thekla Is n
Heads Railway Mall at Omaha.
Washington , Aug. 30. Postmaster
General Hitchcock announced the ap
pointment of John M. Mastcn of In
diana , now an assistant superinten
dent of the railway mall service actIng -
Ing under the Immediate direction of
second Assistant Postmaster General
Stewart , to the position of superinten
dent of the newly established division
of the railway mall service at Omaha.
Mr. Mastcn has boon in the service
over twenty-five years and has served
In nearly every capacity in the rail
way mall branch.
Taft's Trip Across Dakota.
Pierre , S. D. , Aug. 30. Gov. Vessoy
has received a telegram from Charles
Hllles , Taft's private secretary , giving
the Itinerary of President Taft's trip
across South Dakota. Taft will arrive
at Edgomont at 7:20 : a. m. , October 21 ,
stop at Custer and Deadwood , leaving
the latter place for Rapid City at 2 p.
m. , with a stop-off of four hours at
Rapid City , arriving there at 4 o'clock.
Ho will reach Plerro at 2 oJclock Sun
day morning and stay until 9 o'clock
Monday morning. Ho will reach Hu
ron nt 1 o'clock Monday afternoon ,
stop ono hour , and reach Aberdeen nt
5 o'clock In the afternoon , staying
there until midnight.
Taft to Speak at University.
Baldwin , Kan. , Aug. 30. President
Taft has accepted an invitation to
attend the inauguration of Dr. Wllber
N. Mason as president of Baker uni
versity hero September 24 , according
to a telegram received today by Dean
Markham of the university , from Rep
resentative P. P. Campbell. Senator
Brlstow of Kansas and Representative
Campbell , both graduates of Baker
also , will attend the Inauguration.
REFORMATORY BOYS FIGHT FIRE
200 Youths In Reform School Save
Women In a Panic.
New York , Aug. 30. Two hundred
boys , members of the volunteer fine
department of Randall's Island , whore
the city has a reformatory school aid
other corrective institutions , fought a
lire early today that imperilled the
lives of 125 women employed In the
big laundry building , and subdued it
after a two hours' struggle.
There was a panic among the in
mates of the various institutions
when the steam siren screeched the
alarm. The employes of the laundry ,
who slept on the top floor of the build
ing , crowded to the windows and got
out by the fire escapes , clad only In
night attire. The blaze was confined
to the ground floor of the three-story
building. The cause of the fine wa
RURAL MAIL MAN ACCUSED.
Admits He Stole.Corn From Farmer *
on Route and Pays Fine.
Council Bluffs , la. , Aug. 30. Alberl
Thomas of McClelland , a rural mal
carrier , was arrested and taken before
a Justice of the peace charged will
stealing corn from three people or
his route. Thomas pleaded guilty U
two chargea and paid a fine. He li
still on the Job na mail carrier , bu
has been reported to Washington
Thomas last December disappeare (
with $2,000 intended for the purchasi
of goods for his father's store , reap
pearlng ten days later with beat
shaven and a tale about having beei
dnugged and robbed.
TEXAS LEGISLATORS IN ROW.
The Session Comes to an End Wltl
Members at Odds.
Austin. Tex. , Aug. 30. The firs
called session of the forty-second To :
as legislature ended last night wit
the house at odds. The governon BOH
messages vetoing the congressional n
districting bill , which originated in th
senate. The closing session of th
senate WJIH without a quorum , notwith
standing efforts to find missing mem
bers. The house also refused to con
sider senate bills.
Wireless Tells of Collision.
Boston , Aug. 30. A wireless message -
sago picked up In tills city today in
dicates that the schooner Dorothy U.
Barrett from Bath , Me. , was In col
lision early today with the torpedo
boat Perry. The schooner was dam
aged only Bllghtly and Is proceeding to
Newport News. H Is believed the ac
cident occurred off Capo Cod.
A Congressman Dying ,
Los Angeles , Cal. , Aug. 110. Con
gressman Sylvester Smith of the
K'hth district , Is dying In a snnltor-
; um at Monrovia , Cal. Ills physicians
say It Is doubtful if ho lives through
Congressman Smith was taken 111
in Washington six mouths ago and
'orced to como home. Ho is suffering
'rom quick consumption.
Nellgh Theater Season On.
Nellgli , N b. , Aug. 30. Special to
The News : "Tho Matlnco Girl , " presented -
sented by Dan Russell and a capable
company , appeared at the Auditorium
last evening to a large and appreci
ative audience. The company la an
excellent ono , and their musical com
edy was rendered to the entire satis
faction to nil present. The electrical
effects during the progress of the play
were the best over presented in the
Nellgh theater. The Bong and chorus
"Twinkling Star" was the ono most
appreciated and the audience encored
to their hearts' content after its close.
Managers Jenkins & Payne were con
gratulated nt the close of the enter
tainment by their many friends In se
curing tills excellent attraction for the
opening night of the season. The
same company will appear again to
night in a change of program.
NO SHIPS LOST IN GALE.
Ono Captain Washed Overboard A
Steamer was In Distress.
Brunswick , Gn. , Aug. 30. The steam
er Ogeechee , bound from New York to
Texas City , arrived here in distress as
a result of encountering the gale of
Sunday off the Carolina coast. Other
vessels caught in the storm have ar
rived safely. News was received that
Capt. Colson of the steamer Dover was
washed overboard enrouto from Jack
sonville , Gla. , to Miami , Fla.
FOR BIG ELECTRIC LINE.
Articles of Incorporation are Filed
Pierre , S. D. , Aug. 30. Articles of
incorporation were filed hero for the
Twentieth Century Transportation
company to construct an electric line
from Chicago to Rapid City to cross
Illinois , northeast Iowa , Minnesota
and South Dakota by way of Decorah ,
Minneapolis , Watertown and Plerro.
It is capitalized at $1,000,000 , the prin
cipal office being at Pierre. Most of
the incorporators are at Lancaster ,
Wlsner Boosters on Trip.
Wisner , Neb. , Aug. 30. Special to
The News : Seventeen automobiles
started out this morning on a trip to
boost for the Wlsner live stock show.
They planned to go as far northwest
Details of That Game.
Burke , S. D. , Aug. 30. Special to
The News : The third game between
Valentine and Burke was an easy vic
tory for the visitors , the score being
8 to 1. Dad Grimes was on the mound
for Valentine and the locals were un
able to do any business with him. It
was the llrst time this season that the
Burke team has been up against any
thing that looked like a possible shut
out , but that is what it was until the
ninth Inning , when Ellston found the
combination and hit for four stations.
Grimes allowed six hits during the
game , but never moro than one in an
Mr. Burke , the famous southpaw of
Trlpp county , who flung for the locals ,
failed to make good on the pretty
stories' told of him In the books. The
visitors put him to the woods with
four hits and three runs In two in
nings , after which Garvey held them
to four more In the next five Innings.
Benter did the * iero-at-the-pass stunt
In the last two Innings and made the
visitors quit with a total uf eight.
From hero the Valentino team went
to Bonesteel for n couple of games ,
and will return for another game with
Burke on Thursday.
An Embryo Wrestler.
An embryo wrestler has been born
at Newman Grove to Mr. and Mrs. G
A. Taylor. Taylor Is champion middle
weight of the middle west.
Aged 94 , Wants a Homestead.
Minot , N. D. , Aug. 30. Having a dls
tinct recollection of every president Ir
the United States except the first five
and remembering when the first rail
way train was run in the United
States , Alvln Austin of Chicago regis
tered for a homo in the Berthold In
dian reservation yesterday at the ag (
of 94 years. Mr. Austin , who was
born at Sterling , Conn. , in 1817 , is as
spry as a. man forty years younger.
Conservation Congress Program.
Kansas City , Mo. , Aug. 30. With th <
announcement of President Taft's acceptance
coptance , the officers of the Nationa
Conservation congress gave out th <
first authoritative list of the othe
speakers when the congress meet !
hero next month. It includes : Walte
L. Fisher , secretary of Interior ; F. H
Newell , director of the reclamatioi
service ; James R. Garfleld , forme
secretary of the interior ; Glfford Plr
chot , former chief forester ; Senator
Joseph Brlstow of Kansas and Gllber
sM. . Hitchcock of Nebnaska ; Chanles S
b ijarret , president of the Farmers' Edi
it cational and Co-operative assoclatio :
eof America ; W. B. Bird , a member o
10 the Country Life commission ; Dr. Hni
10 vey W. Wiley ; F. D. Coburn , secretar
[ of the Kansas state board of agrleul-
' ire ; Dr. Frederick D. Mumford , dean
f the school of agriculture , University
f Missouri ; Gov. D. Hoard of WlBcon-
n ; Prof. E. M. Teneycko of Kansas ;
rof. Cyril G. Hopkins , University of
llnols ; Prof. T. C. Atkinson of .Mor-
antown , W. Va. ; overseer of the na-
onal grange , and Dr. W , J. McGce ,
urcau of soils , Washington.
Speaker Champ Clark and W. J.
irjnn have not yet given their dell-
Use 4,000 , Targets at Shoot In Wlsner.
Wlsner , Xeb. , Aug. 30. Special to
'ho News : The twelfth annual shoot
f gun clubs of northern mid eastern
s'obrnsk'i was held hole yesterday
fternoou , marksmen from Pendor ,
lancroft , Lyons , , Omnhn , Stnnton , I'll-
or and Dodge being present. There
ere 4,000 targets broken In the ten
vents , 150 targets to a man. Follow-
ng were some of the scores :
Bert Dlxon , 123 ; P. Chrlstcnsen ,
25 ; M. Thompson , 130 ; Grim , 128 ;
. Thlmpko , 13C ; R. A. Wilson , 132 ;
I. Peck , 95 ; Dr. Moores , 132 ; R. Wltte ,
9 ; E. Sasso , 138 ( high ) ; A. E. Rob-
laugh , 125 ; 13. Stubblelleld , 121 ; J. B.
Vlnjart. 128 ; F. Ammens , 98 ; Kin-
olla. 109 ; A. W. Sconce , 109 ; II. Fow-
en , 121 ; Win. Flchn , 121 ; Wegnor , 91
8 events ) ; Mark Turner , 93.
Schwartz Has Six Arrested.
Crelghton , Neb. , Aug. 30. Special to
ho News : Henry Schwartz , Jr. , who
vas arrested last Saturday and heavily
Ined for exceeding the automobile
peed limit , after ho had run over a
mall boy , came to town yesterday
rom Winnetoon and swore out com-
ilalnts against six Crelghton auto
Irivers , charging that all of them had
acceded the speed limit last Satur-
ay. Following are the six defendants :
tiy Worth , R. M. Peyton , Charles
tortz , Fred Carlson , Mike Loftus ,
The half dozen appeared before Po-
Ice Judge Von Rhadcn and pleaded not
ullty. Phllbrlck said ho was not even
n Crelghton all day Saturday. The
tearing comes up tomorrow at 10:30. :
The boy whom Schwartz ran over
vlll recover. Schwartz says the six
nen arrested all exceeded the speed
Imlt and he wants Justice.
Gregory Now Has a Masonic Lodge.
Gregory , S. D. , Aug. 30. Probaby
lie largest gathering of Masons over
icld in the Rosebud country was held
lere on Monday evening.
The occasion was the instituting of
Gregory lodge , No. 158 , A. F. & A. M.
nvitatlons had been sent out to a
arge number of lodges in this part of
outh Dakota and the northern part
af Nebraska. A largo number of
nembers responded , coming in auto-
noblles and on trains. The members
'onvened ' nt their hall at 8 o'clock in
lie evening and proceeded to confer
ho entered apprentice degree on ono
candidate , the ceremony being con-
lucted by Grand Master Charles I.
Brockway. The work of initiation be-
ng over , the lodge was duly instituted
> y the grand master and presented
vitli its charter and number.
The following officers will conduct
ho affairs of the lodge during the en
suing term : O. C. KIppenbrock , maser -
er ; W. T. Ferguson , S. W. ; W. Stan-
dlford , J. W. ; II. L. Mlllay , treasurer ;
R. B. Forbes , secretary ; W. T. Fergu
son , chaplain ; W. L. Rankin , S. D. ;
: ieury Foster , J. D. ; H. A. Murnan , F.
3. ; Fred Von Seggern , J. S. ; A. M.
Jiegler , tyler.
The members then went to the audi-
orium which had been beautifully
lecorated by members of the Eastern
Star with the colors of both orders
and called forth the praise of the
members of the parent order for the
vay the work had been done. The
nembers then seated themselves to
lie banquet table which had been ar
ranged for with the ladies.
Following was the program : Toast-
naster , Joy M. Hackler ; address of
velcome , O. C. Kippenbrock ; response ,
Grand Master Charles L. Brockway ;
'Optimism , " Don H. Foster ; "My Obli
gation as a Mason , " J. M. Woods ;
Fraternity , " J. R. Cash ; "Does it
Pay ? " Rev. W. T. Ferguson ; "Our
Neighbors , " A. E. Kull ; "Reminis
cences , " S. F. Lucas ; "Higher Up , "
lenry Cullen ; "Why I am a Mason , "
Mart Coffman ; "Boosting , " Ople Cham-
> ers ; "My Impressions of Masonry , "
O. E. Patterson ; "The Bachelor Ma
son , " M. L. Parish ; "Masonry in Trlpp
County , " George Segrlst ; "That Re-
ninds Me , " George Jeffers.
Joy M. Hackler , toastmaster , was in
i happy frame of mind as he introduc
ed each one of the speakers , telling
of their peculiar tralta each one had
, Everyone of the speakers was elo
quent and handled his subjects well.
It was a late hour when the mem-
jers departed for their homes feeling
that they had been royally entertain
ed by the members of the Gregory
lodge which starts out with an elegant
Ewlng Banker Is Sued tot Divorce.
Cincinnati , O. , Aug. 30. Mrs. Fran
ces Brion , wife of Walter S. Brion ,
one of the wealthiest bankers In Ne
braska and cashier of the Pioneer
bank of Ewing , has led her petition
In the common pleas court of Hamil
ton county , Ohio , for a divorce.
Before she was married to Brion on
August 7 , 1907 , she was Miss Frances
Cramer , being at that time Just past
her majority. While incompatlblllt >
of temperament Is one of the grounds
for her petition , she gives several
She says that all during their mar
rlage relationship Mr. Brion was extremely
tremely Jealous of her ; that ho baa
made statements reflecting on her
character ; that nothing she did fet
him satisfied him , and that he alwayt
was contrary and finding fault wltli
her. She charges ho complained be !
cause she attended church and thai
ho is of a different religious bellcl
from her and this has been the source
of much difference between them.
Mrs. Brion says further her bus i-
band's conduct has made her extreme
ly nervous ; that ho made their rela
tions BO unhappy and herself so un
welcome that aho was forced to leave
him on August 20 , 1010. Following the
separation Mrs. Ilrloii came to Cincin
nati to complete her musical educa
tion. She established a residence
here , and the suit for divorce has Just
been Hied ,
Ewlng , Neb. , Aug. nn. Special to
The XOWBVnltor : S. Union , whose
\\lfe brought suit yesterday at ( . 'In-
cluuatl for divorce , Is cashier of the
Pioneer bank of tills city , and is ono
of the most popular men In this pttrt
| j of the Btato. The sympathy of this
[ | region IB unanimously with Mr. union
u this matter.
Otto Gruel went to Klrby , Wyo. , on
Miss Loulso Gwln of Omaha Is a
week-end guest of Mrs. C. L. Chaffeo.
Miss Elslo Knchcrt returned from a
two weeks' visit In Laurel and Win-
Mr. and Mrs. KImball Drebert of
Foster went to Chicago to spend a
Master Joseph Wllley returned from
Kansas , where he spent the summer
M. E. Paugle , Northwestern train
master , Is out on the road with the
[ Colter jhowa.
Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Reynolds , ac
companied by Mrs. G. D. Butterfleld ,
went to Winner.
Mrs. D. Roes and her daughter , Miss
Buford Rees , returned from a few
weeks' visit at Manttou , Colo.
Mrs. Harriet S. MacMurphy , state
food Inspector , of Lincoln , stopped
over night with Mrs. S. F. Ersklne.
Mrd. C. A. Mlttelstndt and children
and Miss AVIlnin Hof of Laurel are
hero visiting with Mrs. Amelia Mlttel-
Mrs. E. J. RIx and her son Frank
Rlx returned from Iowa and other
eastern states , where they visited rel
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Blakeman , ac
companied by Mrs. Prlngle , went to
Pierce In their automobile to spend an
William HauptH of Monowl and
Charles Hulac of this city returned
from n three weeks' visit In the east
S. T. Adams , wife and daughter are
home from a month's visit with rela
tives in Now York , which they enjoyed
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Engle returned Sun
day night from an automobile trip to
Omaha. Miss Shirley remained In
Omaha for a few days' visit.
John Koenlgsteln and Ludwlg Koen-
Igsteln have returned from their fish
ing trip to Page , Neb. They report
having made fine catches of bass.
D. J. Hlgglns , of the railroad depart
ment of the Fairbanks Morse company
of Chicago , was hero transacting busi
ness and spending a day with J. W.
Mrs. Millet of Casper , Wyo. , enroute
homo from Pierce , where she visited
with her sister , Mrs. Pringle , was in
the city visiting with Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Klnney and Mrs.
Joseph Pliant returned from Omaha ,
where they spent a week with reta-
tlves. The return trip was made In
the Klnney automobile. Mrs. Schill-
Ington and her son accompanied the
Norfolk party on the homo trip.
James Evans of the Evans Fruit
company is confined to his home with
an attack of the grip.
The Norfolk ball team went to
Wayne Wednesday for the scheduled
game on the Wayne grounds.
The annual meeting and election of
oflicers of the Baptist church will take
place Wednesday evening at S o'clock.
Max Hellerman has gone to Marsh-
field , Wis. , and Chicago to spend a
month's vacation with friends and rel
Glenn Roberts , the barber who was
badly cut by glass last week , is well
on the road to recovery. His relatives
have taken up his case.
The second automobile for use on
rural free delivery routes was pur
chased yesterdayby H. P. Gray , who
bought the C. W.-Scofield car.
A preliminary teachers' meeting will
bo held at the high school Saturday
afternoon at 2:30 : o'clock. All Norfolk
teachers are requested to attend.
John Pettlbone , for the past year
employed as clerk in the C. J. Fleming
drug store , has resigned his position.
Mr. Pettlboue came here from Valen
George L. lies , formerly a Norfolk
banker but now of Sioux Falls , is In
the city on business. Mr. lies was 111
several weeks ago but Is feeling much
So heavily loaded was southbound
freight train No. 408 on the Northwest
ern road yesterday that a light engine
was sent to Verdlgre to help the train
over a bill.
Physicians attending J. W. Best , o
prominent and well known farmer of
this vicinity , report that his condition
is critical and that they can give no
hope for his recovery.
A regular meeting of the division
safety committee of the Northwestern
road was held In the offlce of Supt. C.
H. Reynolds yesterday afternoon. The
safety of employes and passengers was
The Ladies' Aid society of the Meth
odist Episcopal church will meet nt
the home of Mrs. J. A. Porter , 1405
Norfolk avenue , Thursday for a so
cial afternoon. All the ladles are cor
Elmer Reed and Frank Cousins re
turned from Sioux City , where they
purchased furniture for a new barber
shop which they will establish In the
room now occupied by G. L. Carlson In
8' ' the Oxnard hotel.
' P. W. Harms has returned from a
two weeks' trip in the Rosebud conn
t try of South Dakota , where ho has
fbcen , In the interests of the Norfolk
Business college. Mr. Harms foum
crops much better than ho had expect
ied. . Corn Is good and pastures are
iiuch greener than In this vicinity ,
lay IB selling at St. Charles at $1 per
Ole Anderson of Stanton , who was
n the city with his automobile , was
ompelled to return to Norfolk after
laving gone but three miles on his re-
urn trip. The machine broke down
ind was pulled In by another car.
Mrs. Carl Wittenberg , found guilty
f vagrancy , called on Judge Hlaoloy
nd made a $5 payment on her line of
10. Slu1 threatened to prosecute the
udge , but after further thought doeld-
d to pay her line as soon as possible.
Tom Johnson wan ghcn the contract
or the extension of the new Engle-
nan building. Four more rooms will
10 added to the second story of that
iiildlng , which has become too smaller
or the great demand for rooms here.
S'ext spring the building will bo en
County Commissioner Hum Taft ,
Constable A. W. FinkhoiiBo and a rep-
osontath'o of the Lincoln children's
mine took lour of the Henry Busch
lilldren to Madison Wednesday after-
mon to get an order from County
Judge Hates to take the children to
ho Lincoln home.
The public Is Invited to a Congrega-
lonal council for ordaining Mrs.
21olse P. Dean , wife of Rev. Benj. A.
Jean , at Center September 0 at 2 p. m.
The formal services will be in the
evening and Rev. E. Booth , Jr. , of Nor
folk has been invited to preach. Also ,
lev. N. L. Packard will preach on
Thursday and Friday evenings follow-
Four automobiles , loaded with Nor
folk ball fans , went to Stanton Tues-
lay for the Stanlon-Crelghton ball
ame , which resulted In the score of
1 to 0 in Crelghton's favor. This is
.lie fourth shutout game Crelghton has
ilayed. Chris Gllssnian of this city
played in the catcher's box for Stati
on and exhibited some good ball play-
ng. Capt. Hoffman of the Norfolk
earn played on second base forCrelgh-
on and featured In a double play.
The Miller ball team , an aggregation
of youthful players none over 17 years
of age , went to Battle Creek Tuesday
and played nn exciting game with the
Battle Creek boys' team. The game
ended In a score of 9 to 3 in favor of
the Battle Creek team. In the Battle
reek lineup were several regular
team players. The Miller team is
gaining some attention now that they
iiave played several local amateur
: eams and defeated them. The reg-
.ilar state hospital team was defeated
by these boys recently.
Two Ribs Broken.
The S-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Specce , Fourteenth street and Tay
lor avenue , Is suffering from two brok
en ribs us the result of falling from a
lorse yesterday afternoon. The boy
was riding the horse near his homo
when suddenly ho fell to the ground ,
directly in front of the animal. The
horse in walking over the boy kicked
him out of the way. The boy had a
narrow escape , the horse having nar-
rowlly missed stepping on his breast.
At the home of the groom's aunt ,
Mrs. Tatmore , at Lincoln at 2:30 : Tues
day afternoon occurred the wedding of
C. M. Uhllg and Miss Lola Brush , both
of Norfolk. Mrs. Fred Hawksworth of
Plattsmouth , sister of the bride , and
Mrs. Uhlig of Holdrege , Neb. , mother
of the groom , were present at the wed
ding ceremony. The young couple will
make Norfolk their future home.
Miss Brush Is the daughter of Mrs.
H. Brush of this city. She Is favorably
known here and has. a great many
friends. Mr. Uhllg Is a traveling sales
man for the Lee Glass Andreeson
Hardware company of Omaha. Ho Is
well and favorably known throughout
this part of Nebraska , and is ono of
the most popular of Norfolk traveling
Rushing Work on New Depot.
Superintendent of Buildings and
Bridges Conklln of the Union Paclllc
Railroad company and the surveyors
who are making permanent lines for
new tracks and for the Union Pacific
depot here , are the busiest men on the
Union Pacific property today. The
surveyors are rushing their work and
Supt. Conklin has a largo gang of men
and two cars of working material for
immediate moving of the old depot ,
which will later be reconstructed and
turned into a good freight depot and
located on Fourth street.
H. E. Hardy's coal sheds , which have
been located on the Union Pacific
property , are already being torn clown
in some places and moved back to the
south end of the Union Pacific proper
ty , where Braasch avenue now runs
through those grounds. The largo cottonwood -
tonwood tree which stands directly
east of the old depot will not be cut
down but will bo allowed to decorate
the parking which is to be made be
tween the passenger and freight de
Supt. Conklin's men are busy build
ing a high board fence along the
Union Pacific right-of-way , which now
Includes that portion known as part
of Braasch avenue. The Hardy coal
sheds will bo moved against this
fence which , when completed tonight ,
will run from Fifth street northeast
across Braasch avenue in the rear ol
the B. C. Walters carriage shops to
the new opening of Braasch avenue on
North Fourth street on the south side
of the Union Pacific tracks. This now
opening of Braasch avenue will run
along these tracks as far west ns the
present depot , where it will connect
again with the present Braasch av
enue. The ground will bo leveled and
a splendid roadway made for public
t raffle. Messrs. Conklln and Landers
both believed the moving of Braascl
avenue such a short distance will no
Inconvenience the public but wll
greatly benefit those who use that avenue
enuo to make quick trips to the frolgh
and passenger depots.
"As soon as this fence , Is built , " says
Supt. Conklln , "I will start Immediate
ly on the moving of the old depot.
Employes of both the Union Pacific 3
and M. & O. roads hero , although Jub-1
hint over the now depot , dcclaro tholn I
vofk will bo gioatly hampered by the
ush work of the construction. The
ilntfonn will have to go out , they say.
ind the tracks will all have to be
hanged. This will make the work of
inloadlng and loading trains very dlf-
( cult for about six months. HrniiHch
IVCMIUO , half way from Fourth street to
'lflh , will run Immediately alongside
ho tiacks for the convenience of auto ,
nobllo.x , carriages and wagons. Pas-
otigora vlll have a splendid platform
vhlcli will not bo Interfered with by
rolght vhlch will bo handled nt the
i eight depot alone.
"Thorn ID no olhor city In the state
vhlch can boast of two now depot ! ) in
mo yean , " says ono railroad olllclal.
'in fact , with the remodeled freight
lopot wo can call It three buildings. "
Stevenson Dabc Dies.
The 3-nionths-old baby son of Mr.
ind Mrs. George Stevenson died In Us
Mother's arms at 4:45 : this morning.
Pho baby was placed In the custody of
Jonstable John F. Flynn , who declares
hat the charges brought against Mr.
uul Mrs. Stevenson for the neglect of
ho child are without foundation. The
hlld has always been In the care of
ts mother , but the constable visited
ho home frequently since lie received
ho court's orders. The little one will
) o burled at 4 o'clock this afternoon.
Mthougli the parents nro In destitute
ircumstances , the father declares ho
lees not wish the county to bury the
iaby. Ho Is now employed ns a con
crete worker and says ho has always
aken the best of care of the child.
A few days ago a relative of the
Stovensons made charges that the par
ents were starving the child. Invcstl-
latlon shows that the father and moth-
> r have done everything possible for
ho baby and that at no tlmo did they
refuse the help of others. The par
ents feel badly over the death of their
Scouts Return From Hike.
Covered with dust , marching four
abreast , thirty members of the Nor-
'oik Boy scouts returned to Norfolk at
5 o'clock Tuesday evening , after
marching the entire day over good
roads to Kent Siding and Battle
reel : . The scouts loft Norfolk at
9:30 : Tuesday morning and enjoyed
their noonday meal at Kent Siding ,
where they spent about two hours.
The "hike" to Battle Clock was on-
loycd and many mysteries of the
'scouting" was introduced to some of
the now recruits. Watermelons wore
forthcoming from kind hearted farm
ers along the way and the youthful
scouts entered Battle Creek almost
refreshed. In that town photographs
of the Norfolk soldiers were taken of
Pick 16 Players for Mayer Cup Race.
Twenty-seven golf players appeared
on the Country club grounds yesterday
afternoon for the qualifying round in
the Mayer cup tournament. The low
est score made for the eighteen holes
was 97 , by P. II. Salter , J. S. Mathew-
son and George B. Christoph. It re
quired a score of 114 or better to qual
ify. Sol. G. Mayer , donor of the cup ,
has not yet returned home and as he
was promised a chance to play by the
sport committee , the exact sixteen
players for the preliminary round can
not bo definitely announced until ho
lias played. If he should qualify un
ion 114 , which he undoubtedly will ,
Dr. E. L. Brush and D. Mathewson
will have to play off a tie lor the six
teenth man. The first round in this
tournament will not be played until
next week some time. Following were
the scores :
Dr. P. H. Salter , 97 ; J. S. Mathew
son. 97 ; Gco. B. Christoph , 97 ; Geo.
II. Burton , 98 ; C. B. Salter , 101 ; C. E.
Burnham , 103 ; E. S. South , 105 ; Roy
arter , 107 ; C. II. Reynolds , 107 ; N.
A. Huse , 108 ; W. F. Hall , 111 ; C. S.
Parker , 112 ; C. B. Cabanlss , 113 ; H. S.
Thorpe , 113 ; Dr. E. L. Brush , 114 ; S.
. Mayer , . . . ; D. Mathewson , 114 ; E.
F. Hnse , 115 ; W. P. Logan , 115 ; W. S.
Butterfield , 117 ; M. C. Hazen , 121 ;
Rev. D. C. Colegrove , 125 ; A. W. Hawkins -
kins , 129 ; O. Utter ( nine holes ) , Gl ;
P. E. Davenport ( nine holes ) , C3 ; C.
Durland ( nine holes ) , 57 ; L. Thomp
son ( nine holes )
They Want Homes.
Ten families , some living hero and
some living In other cities , are almost
desperate in their search for homes in
Norfolk. Those living out of the city
are anxious to come hero and are keep
Ing express men busy looking for va
cant houses , which are scarcer than at
any time in many years. Those living
In the city without homes have stored
their furniture and are keeping busy
in their search for that "vacant house. "
Because of this scarcity , the movings
of the week have been very light.
P. H. Allbery has moved to Omaha
and will live there with his daughter ,
who is employed in the offlce of the
Peters Trust company ; R. B. McKln-
ney has moved to 112 South Tenth
street ; Conductor N. E. Ponder moved
to Omaha ; R. B. Bedell Is now board
ing with Carl Wlldo at C02 Park av
enue.Many of those who contemplate
moving , report that their houses have
been engaged Immediately after it had
been learned that they intended va
U. P. APPEALS TO THE MEN
Circular Is Sent Out Asking Co-opera
tlon Instead of Attack.
Omaha , Aug. 30. A circular over
the signature of C. E. Fuller , assistant
general manager of the Union Pacific
railway company , was today sent to
the shop employes of the system set
ting forth the claims of the company
and urging reasons why the pressing
demands for Increased wages and oth
er concessions nt this tlmo would be
The fact Is referred to that since
190C Increases In wages aggregating
15 percent have been granted shop
jtncn , and the declaration made tlm
the company is now paying hlghe
wages than competltora.
A pension Kntom IIIIH been t'stub-
Ished , miyH the circular , of which ul-
oady many old employes nro boiioll-
larlo.i and many more almost ready
o avail themselves of itu provisions.
llUHliK'nH has boon and IB HI 111 do
lining and the position IB taken that
lie sympathy and co-oponiHuu f UH
mpluyoH , Instead of mitanoiilmu and
thick , are due to the cotnpnny.
Ncllgh Water Situation.
NellKh. Neb , Aim. III. Special to
'lie NOWH : The following IH the llnd
nga of the coiinulltee appointed at
he meeting of the Coiiinicri'lal club
ist Snturdiiy eveningVe. : . the nn
orslgned , lueiubont of the committee
o Investigate the matter of the water
npply for the city of Nollgh , appoint-
d by the Commercial club on August
( ! , 1911 , to co-operate with the mayor
nd city council of the city of Nollgh ,
tog UMIVO to report that In co-opera-
Ion with the mayor and city council ,
lie coniniltteo made an examination of
vaten taken from the vein into which
t Is proposed to sink the now city
veils , and compared said water with
vafer from the river , other wells , and
latlllcd water , testing the mime an
arefully as possible to ascertain the
ogreo of hardness of said waters , and
ho said water from the proposed now
veils was tested for Impurities , and
he committed came to the following
1. The proposed water supply , Judged
ty Its taste , Is absolutely satisfactory
ind appears to bo perfectly pure.
2. The said water appears not to
10 exceptionally hard , but on the eon-
rary as soft as it appears possible to
get any pure water supply.
3. The said water Is free froih any
4. The water supply IB contained In
.welvo feet of gravel , and from every
ndlcatlon it appears to lie InoxliaiiB-
able , and four eight-Inch wells placed
herein will undoubtedly furnish an
ample supply of water for the city of
5. We approve of the methods being
nken by the city authorities to put
lown new wells and furnish said
water to the city of Nollgh.
Respectfully submitted ,
William Campbell ,
M. O. Daxon ,
D. W. Beattle ,
O. A. Williams.
INDIAN CAMP MEETING.
Mitchell , S. D. , Aug. 31. What la
conceded to bo the greatest Indian
religious gathering of the year to bo
icld in the state will take place from
September 0 to 10 at Rosebud , S. D. ,
within a few miles of that place. It la
he coming together of the Indiana
who are associated with the Congrega-
lonal and Presbyterian churches of.
.he state. The Indians will come from
he Sisseton , Pine Ridge , Sioux and
Cheyenne agencies. Those within rid-
ng distances , at least soventy-llvo
lilies , will make the trip to the place
by team. From the moro remote
parts of the state the Indians will
10 transported in a special train over
the Milwaukee road.
It Is expected that at least 8,000 In
dians will come from the stateB of
North and South Dakota , Nebraska
and Montana , and on arriving at Rose
bud they "will go Into camp for their
stay. Tents have been provided for
: ho visitors and the Indians on the
Rosebud have been preparing for the
Mitertainment. It will take seventy-
Ivc head of cattle to solve the meat
question during the four days and a
iberal portion of meat will bo dis-
: ributed each day. The Indians will
Jill the cattle on the ground and it
ll bo something of n sight to watch
the giving out of the rations.
The services will bo held In a largo
circus tent which has been bought for
.ho special gathering , and they will
be in charge of Dr. J. P. Williamson
of Greenwood and Dr. A. R. Riggs of
CELEBRATE GOLD WEDDING
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Cramer of Valen.
tine Married Fifty Years.
Valentine , Neb. , Aug. 31. Special to
The News : C. W. Cramer and bis
wife celebrated their golden wedding
icro yesterday at the city park , where
in the big pavilion the banquet was
spread for over a hundred guests. The
table was set in the shape of a crostj
and after the bride and groom went
; hrough the wedding ceremony and
: ho minister gave them another start
Tor fifty more years the tables were
filled up and a sumptuous dinner was
served. S. Gasklll acted as toastmaster -
ter and several toasts were given and
responded to , while the groom ended
by telling the old woodchuck story ,
which was greeted by roars of laugh
ter by every one.
C. W. Cramer was born In Knox
county , O. , October 29 , 1839 , and Phoc-
bo Jane Gaskill was born November
22 , 1842 , at Bluff ton , O. They were
married August 29 , 1861 , and moved to
Nebraska In 1878 , in Butler county. In
1881 they moved to Knox county , Nob. ,
and in 1893 they moved to Chery coun
ty , where they have resided ever since.
They have three children , ono daugh
ter and two sons , all living and present -
ent at the golden wedding with their
seven grandchildren. The guests , who
came from a long distance , are as fol
lows : Mr. and Mrs. Andrews , Mr. and
Mrs. Young from Ohio'Mr. ; ahd Mrs.
Ransbottom and Mr. and Mns. Hunly
from Oklahoma ; Mr. and Mrs. CharlOB
Gnsklll , Mr. and Mrs. Mllikin and J. T.
Gasklll from Burton , Nob. ; Rev. Mr.
Carter and family and Mrs. Sophroma
Tiff from Norden , Neb. ; Mr. and Mrs.
Ed Mason and Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
Mason of St. Joseph , Mo.
Mr. Cramer numbers his friends by
the score hero and for a man of his
ago is hearty and ns full of life as any
one , and there are no reasons in the
world why this worthy couple won't
have the pleasure of colobiatlng their
diamond wedding as well. Too nu
merous , to mention were the beautiful
presents given Mr. and Mrs. Cramer.
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