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TIIK NORFOLK WEEKLY NEWS-JOUKNAL , FKIDAY , 8EPTKMBBH 1fi , 11)13. )
Affinity Gate Stirs Mitchell ,
Mitchell , S. I ) . , Sept. 8. There wr
nn exciting scene nt the Omaha nil
way depot when tlio passenger ( nil
from tlio cant arrived bringing l > "r
to Ui city ex-Sheriff Luther \V. I'lo
ner unil Mm. Kato Qulnii In chart
of Sheriff Kerry. A crowd of fit
men ami women wltncBBed the horn
coming of the couple , and when tin
Btepped off the train they were Jeeri
ami hlHHed by tlio Irate people. Shun
of "rotten egg thorn , " "get a rope
"get HOIIIO ft'iitherH , " wore frequent !
heard from groups of men. In tl
crowd WUB the aged father of I'lo
Sheriff Merry placed Ms charges I
a carriage and started for the ju
and the crowd followed , gaining !
numhcrH on the way. Ovcd COO pe
pie were on tlio courthouse law
awaiting the arrival of the party , In
the Hherlff changed his pinna and wei
to the courthouse- and demanded tin
the crowd disperse , or at least Iciu
the grounds. It took an hour or moi
for the people to leave. The prlso :
era were placed In an automobl
and driven over town until the crow
dispersed. The Hherlff then took tl
safest Hide of the Hltuatlon and drov
out of the city with his prisoners.
Plotner and Mrs. Qulnn elope
from this city Saturday night. Th
act was the climax of the Heiisatlc
of the day when IMotner'n wife coi
mltted suicide heeauBe of her hu
hand's actions. She wna hurled c
Monday. A warrant was Issued t
Sunday evening for I'lotner's arre
after ho had made threats to kill h
son-in-law. Hearing of the warrai
IMotner and the woman In the cai
left the city on the midnight tral
Monday a warrant was Issued char
Ing IMotner and Mrs. Qulnn with adi
tery , and Sheriff Ilerry found the pti
at Omaha , where Plotner has rel
Were These Bank Robbers ?
Dalian , S. D. , Sept. 8. Special
The News : A farmer from near C
Una , In Trlpp county , brought the i
port to Dallas that while his son w
out hunting ho was stunned by an G
plosion of terrific force and when 1
gathered himself together after th
explosion he saw two men who had
number of sticks or tubes which 1
did not thoroughly understand , b
which from his description are su
posed to have been dynamite. 1
eald that the men called him to the
and talked very freely and display
a sack full of gold pieces , curren
and some silver.
From his description of the size
the bundle of currency there inn
have been several thousand della
and the large sack was nearly full
gold with just a little silver. One
the men told the other man to gl
the boy a handful of the money , b
the other ono said , "No , this will
enough for him , " and tossed him a
gold piece and ordered him to take
ml go into the brush south of the
When ho had gone for some dlstan
they mounted their horses and ro
west.No trace has ever been found
them since that time and while it w
thought to have been bank robbe
there has been no report of a bai
having been robbed. The matter , ho
ever , is being investigated.
Omaha , Sept. S. Will G. Comstoc
wealthy Nebraska cattleman and pa
ner of Bartlett Richards who recei
ly died at Hastings , Neb. , while undi
going imprisonment for alleged la
frauds , was released from jail If
night on a pardon by President Ta
It had been recommended by fe <
ral Judge \ \ \ II. Munger and spec
Assistant Attorney General Rush
enable Comstock to attend the Kii
ards funeral. lie had twenty-tin
days to serve.
Forty Men Drawn for Petit Jury.
United States court will convene
the federal court In this city on M <
day , September 18. Judge W. H. Mi
ger , It Is supposed , will preside. T
equity cases will be disposed of d
Ing the llrst day and on Tuesday cri
Inal cases , only a few of which so i
have been brought out of the dockc
will be taken up.
The first case scheduled Is the
plevln case of Anna Brooks and othi
versus Mabel Tomllnson and othe
D. L. Johnson of Omaha is attorr
for the plaintiff and M. F. Harringl
of O'Neill for the defendants. 1
second cases Is that of the Unli
States versus Connie Funk with Ui
ed States Attorney F. S. Howell
the government and M. F. Harrlngi
of O'Neill for the defendants. :
Harrington thinks the first two ca
In which he Is Interested will take
several days' time.
The two criminal cases so far ech
uled to come for trial In this city
those of the United States versus J <
Peters and George W. Cones , chari
with selling government cattle. D
defendants are from Nlobrara. Th
may be other criminal cases taken
but up to date those mentioned
the only ones scheduled. There
several bankruptcy orders for Ju
Munger to sign while he is here.
Jury Commissioner C. B. Durli
and Deputy Clerk Olga F. Grauel s
notices to forty men In this part
the state to appear at the Nor !
courthouse at 9:30 : a. ra. , Septem
19. The petit jurors drawn to apr
here on that date follow :
Emll Boehler , McLean ; Frank
Hufsmlth , Creighton ; Lew Wlec
man , Long Pine ; Myron A. Wake
Lynch ; William Campbell , Eli
Frank E. Francis , Carroll ; John
Fletcher. Orchard ; W. H. Hyli
Stanton ; W. E. Hoover , Battle Crc
W. E. Harvey , Newman Grove ; B
High , Bloomlleld ; Wm , J. Hofc
Center ; G. E. Lundgren , Wausa ; I
L. Larsen , Sprlngvlew ; Dray ton
Cronk , Unite ; Samuel M. W ;
Butte ; Geo. T. Lambert , Foster ; 13
H. Miller , Bassett ; Ralph Armstr
Bassett ; C. J. Anderson , Nellgh ; J
W , Blair , Spencer ; John Spence , S
ton ; Henry F. SaunderH , llazllc Mlllt
James B. Strlngfellow , Oakdah
George Thornburg , Oakdalo ; E. 1
( 'rue , Tllden ; W , L. Abel , Tlldeti ; A
thur McSwecncy , Alnsworth ; John 1
Marsteller , Wayne ; Henry 0. Smltl
Wlnslde ; Joe W. Lecdom , Osmond
Clyde Rynearuon , Madison ; C. M. Lei
orer , Pierce ; William E. Power
Pierce ; Emll 11. Kauffman , Norfolk
Frank Klltz , Norfolk ; A. O. Hazei
Norfolk ; P. H. Davis , Norfolk ; Be
T. Reid , Norfolk ; M. L. Black , No
Dall Season Ends Soon ,
With the end of September Norfol
will see the close of one of the moi
successful baselmll Reasons ever 1
cally enjoyed. With the exception <
only a few games , the Norfolk tcai
has been composed of home player
who have had no financial compcns
tlon for their hard playing. The phi
ors Hhowed that they were In the gan
for all the fun the national sport n
forded. The Norfolk fan Is now e
tended a hearty vote of thanks by tl
Norfolk hall club for patronage an
Play Purely for Sport.
The Norfolk ball players , under tl
efllclent management of Manager Stn
ford , Secretary Hulac and Trcasun
Zuolow , went Into the game from tl
start with the avowed purpose of in
hiring any outside players , cxcludlr
a pitcher at frequent intervals. Tl
game was played this way and only
few weeks ago one or two paid playe
were added to the lineup. The lion
players were satisfied to play tl
game and share alike at the end '
the season , should there remain an
thing In the treasury. If they foui
the sack empty , they have declare
throughout the season that they won
be satisfied with the sport they ha1
had on the diamond. The Norfo
ball fans have appreciated this onth
Klasm by appearing on the rooting Hi
In largo numbers.
Before the season Is ended Norfollf
ball team will have the honor of crot
Ing bats with two state league team
those of Hastings and Kearney. Se
ard may exchange places with Hn
tings but according to arrangemen
It Is almost certain Hastings will 1
the team that will come here. Tl
state league season Is over and a nui
her of the teams are touring the stal
Good Games Coming.
The next game , at Battle Crec
will be with Battle Creek Sunday i
ternoon. This team Is well plugg <
up and there will be some fast playii
all around. WIsner comes next Tm
day and Norfolk goes to Madison ne
Thursday , "Norfolk day , " to play T
den. The winners of this game pi
the winners of Wednesday's game
Madison. Burke , S. D. , conies hero i
Sunday , September 17 , and then fi
low the games with the state league :
H Is certain that Creighton will e :
the ball season In Norfolk on the e :
of this month. Norfolk has thr
games scheduled with Creighton a :
one of these will be played on theme
homo grounds to wind up the seasc
Three Hurt in Runaway.
Dragged ninety feet over the Nt
folk avenue brick pavement after I
ing thrown from her seat In a bugj
Mrs. Charles Murphy of Elrod , S. 1
never once let loose of her year-c
baby boy until her grasp was loosen
by the contact of the wagon striki
against a high step at Norfolk aven
and Fifth street. The baby boy
badly hurt. It was believed that
least one limb was broken. Mrs. Mi
phy is probably hurt internally. T
left side of her face was badly bru
ed. Her 7-year-old daughter , Ru
Murphy , has some minor bruises a
Mrs. Burrlll Reed Is suffering from
nervous shock and some bruises
the result of the runaway accidei
which occurred at 1:30 : Friday aft
Mrs. Murphy and her two chlldr
have been visiting at the Reed fai
for several days. Mrs. Reed broug
them to the city to catch the train 1
their home in South Dakota. The s
gle buggy was lilled with baggage a
a trunk. The two women , Mrs. MI
phy holding the baby ' In her arms a
Mrs. Reed holding 'the 7-year-old gi
sat in the seat. When Sixth str <
and Norfolk avenue was reached
bolt In the shafts slipped out and t
vehicle was forced to the sidewalk
the south side of the street. The c <
tinual bumping of the end of t
shafts on the pavement frightened t
horse. The axle was striking the i
imal on the legs. Mrs. Reed tried
stop the horse but the punishment
was receiving from the axle had
effect and Mrs. Murphy was thro
out with her babe In her arms.
Runway Does the Harm.
She held heroically with one hzi
to the buggy , but the contact agaii
the high approach on Fifth str
broke her hold and she was picked
by men who declare the animal co
have been stopped without much df
age to any one had it not been for t
high runway , which further fright
ed the animal.
Mrs. Reed and the little girl h
their seats and not at any time
Mrs. Reed stop her futile efforts
check the animal's progress. A br
pole In front of the Sonneland cl (
Ing store was met by the runav
horse and the contact of the wai
against the pole broke the anim
harness and It continued alone dc
Norfolk avenue. Mrs , Reed and
little girl were thrown to the groi
and were both taken Into the Soi :
I. land store.
1- Mrs. Reed , when It was found t
y. her Injuries were not serious , was i
I1 en to the Union Pacific restaurant
r. the little girl was taken to the ol
d , of Dr. Salter , where her injuries w
vj also pronounced not serious. J
i * . Murphy , however , was more badly
r , jured. The entire left side of her I
rs was lacerated and bruised from
long dragging. The child also was
it , ing treated by Dr. Salter , who was
; h yet ready to say how serious the
juries of mother and child were.
in Charles Murphy , the husband of
injured woman , is now at his horn
South Dakota. He has not yet bee
notified of the accident.
C. H. Kolscy went to Orchard o
A. F. Magdanz of Pierce was hoi
Charles Rico returned from n bua
ness trip to O'Neill.
M. D. Tyler returned from a bus
ness trip to Madison.
George Davis returned from Wlnnt
where he reports n heavy rain.
Mrs. C. H. Reynolds and Mrs. J. V
Dletrick went to Lincoln to attend tli
Mrs. Herman Brutnmund and daugl
tcr Louise have gene to Ilumphrc
to suend a few days with friends.
R. G. Rohrkc of Ilosklns is In tli
city transacting business. Mr. Rohrli
reports crops In Hosklns' vicinity I
good shape and that the business c
a whole Is satisfactory.
H. S. Jaynes , formerly superlntei
dent of the M. & O. road In thin d
vision , but now chief clerk to Generi
Manager Trcnholm of St. Paul , Mint :
was In the city spending a short vis
with J. W. Dletrick.
Miss Goettlng of Chicago \ bac
for the millinery season at the Klllln
store.W. P. Logan was called to Omal ;
by the death of a niece. Mrs. Logn
had been in Omaha two weeks.
Dr. O. R. Meredith has sold his re
Idence In The Heights to Mrs. Endcr
Dr. and Mrs. Meredith leave for tl
The regular weekly dancing part
will be held In the Country club houi
this evening. Arrangements with
good orchestra have been made.
D. C. Armstrong , F. S. Armstron
Elton Jones and C. Sparling of Sloi
City arrived in the city last night ni
today are starting the first work i
the new sewer here.
The second game of ball scheduh
for this week has been called off , th
time because of the mlsunderstamlli
In the dates by the Boomer teai
which was scheduled for a game (
the driving park this afternoon.
Scoutmaster A. O. Huzen has Issut
orders to every boy scout In Norfo
to meet In Pasewalk grove at 8 o'clo <
sharp Saturday morning. Immedlat
ly after the formation of patrols tl
scouts will march to Stanton. Scoi
Ing will be the feature enroute.
George Spego and Frank Perry , tl
two Italians who were arrested on i
quest of the Humphrey police , a
back In Norfolk. Both men. It Is sal
were able to prove their Innocence
the charge of stealing $20 and a rli
at Humphrey last Saturday night.
Dr. William G. Keehn , who has be <
acting as assistant to Dr. C. A. M
Kim , left at noon for Kansas Clt
where he will become 'assistant to I
Klngsley of the Kansas City Veterl
ary college. Dr. Charles II. Baer ,
classmate of Dr. Keehn , takes li
place In Norfolk.
Dr. C. A. McKim has returned fro
state veterinary work at Allen , Nt
The doctor made the round trip In 1 ;
automobile. The crop conditions
the vicinity of Wakefleld and Alii
are very good , he says. The road t
tween these two points was muddy
the result of a soaking rain.
Harry Hull was given $20.25 dai
ages in his suit against his mothc
Mrs. H. F. Haase , In connection wi
a popcorn wagon which was once
his possession. Hull sued for the i
covery of the fixtures left In the wren
on when it was taken. F. L. Esl
brook , Herman Krahn , E. M. Ziesc
and George Dudley were the jurors.
A Bonesteel man arrested by Patn
man Kennedy last night on the sou
side was turned loose this mornlr
The man declares he was doped son
where and that his cap , coat and $3
were taken from him. "I drank o
glass of beer , " he says , "and that's t
last I knew until I was here In jal
The police were able to find his c. .
and coat but they give no credence
his story of losing the money.
Blood In large quantities , mixed wi
the broken fragments of a beer botl
on the North First street bridge , whl
spans the mill dam , show evidences
a reported fight which is said to ha
occurred on this bridge a few nigl
ago. From the amount of blood whl
stains the sidewalk on this new brld
It is clearly seen that the wound
person must have received a ha
blow. The police were busy yesterd
endeavoring to fathom the mystery
the blood and glass , but they rep (
they have been unable to find a :
Patrolman Mike Kennedy of t
south side reports that section of t
city is being annoyed by dogs whl
are becoming a great nuisance ,
reporting this fact to the chief of ]
lice , Patrolman Kennedy declares tl
the city dog catcher Is delinquent
his official duties and that somethl
should be done toward aiding that
flelal in giving some aid to the soi
side people from the undesirable do
Chief Marquardt has two complali
from south side people who declai
some of the dogs are becoming seri <
'Dr. Lorena Schrock , an osteopi
from Broken Bow , is in the city r
has purchased the business of Dr.
R. Meredith , who leaves Sunday
California. Mrs. Schrock declares s
has been In Norfolk before and \
favorably Impressed with this c
Her husband , Dr. Schrock , also
Broken Bow , will be In Norfolk to ti
up the business with his wife wit
a few weeks. While Mrs. Schrocli
an osteopath , her husband Is a in
leal doctor. The new doctors will t :
up the offices formerly held In
Cotton block by Dr. Meredith.
The tearing up of the old passen
s. platform near the old Union Pac
11- depot has yielded the workmen sc
e odd coins. The platform has been
10 its place for a number of years \
ethe workmen proved their predlcl
that some coins would bo found um
neath when they commenced op <
tlons. Cracks In a depot platfc
10 j are means of the loss of many cc
in carelessly handled by the hurrj
passengers. The depot Is already b <
Ing moved from Its present locatlot
Within a few days the old tttructur
will bo standing on the ground wher
workmen will convert It Into a frelgli
depot and there will be room enoug
for the contractor's crew to work o
the new brick station.
South Side News.
The Aid society of the Second Coi
gregatlonal church met with Mrs. 1
C. Dick yesterday afternoon.
Mrs. J. B. Thompson of Nlobrar
was at the Junction between train
last evening on her way to Omaha.
Miss Margaret Oherly of Madlso
transacted business hero yesterday.
Miss Mndollno Meyers of Crelghto
visited friends hero yesterday.
Miss Verna Mayhcw returned froi
a week's visit with friends In Omah
and Fremont Wednesday evenlnt
Miss Lenoro Moollck , whom she ni
companled as far as Omaha , left thr
place Sunday for Hampton , la. , wher
she will spend a few weeks with he
sister , Mrs. R. R. Wescott.
Newspaper Men Admitted.
Concord , N. II. , Sept. 8. Newi
paper men will not be excluded durln
the taking of the depositions In tli
case of George W. Glover , of Lea <
S. D. , against Henry M. Baker , excel
tor of the will of Mr. Glover's mothe
Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy , accordln
to a ruling made by Chief Justice Rol
ert M. Wallanco of the superior cour
Former United States Senator WI
Ham E. Chandler appeared befoi
Judge Thomas F. Clifford to give hi
deposition and senior counsel for tli
plaintiff In the case arged that new
paper men and others should bo m
mltted. Justice Clifford ruled I
favor , but exceptions to the rulln
wore taken by counsel for the d
fense , so the matter was sent up (
the chief Justice , who decided in fa
or of public hearing.
A Revolution Ends.
Guyaguil , Equador , Sept. S. Tl
revolution started last month by Gc ;
Flavlo Alfaro In an effort to tal
over the reins of government fro
Emlllo Estrada , the regularly electc
president , Is ended. The republic
entirely quiet. Gen. Alfaro and * h
supporter in the revolutionary mov
ment , Gen. Paez , will sail for Panau
today in the steamer Peru. The r
port that Col. Carlos Alfaro was kl
ed when his rebel command was d
feated by federal troops near Jui
Japa , Is untrue. Col. Alfaro escape
and fled to Daulo where ho now
disbanding his force in exchange fi
GOLD BRICK , SAYS T. R.
Roosevelt Assails the Arbitrate
New York , Sept. 8. Former Prei
dent Roosevelt deals with the arbltr
tlon treaties recently presented to tl
senate In an editorial article appen
Ing In the Outlook today. He says
"It Is one of our prime duties as
nation to seek peace. It Is an ev <
higher duty to seek righteousness.
Is also our duty not to Indulge
shams , not to make believe we a
getting peace by some patent contrl
anco which sensible men ought
know cannot work In practice ai
which , If we sought to make It wor
might cause irretrievable harm. I si
cerely believe in the principle of arl
tratlon ; I believe in applying that prl
ciplo so far as practicable ; but I b
Hove that the effort to apply it who
It Is not practicable cannot do go <
and may do serious harm. Confusi
thinking and willingness to substltu
words for thought , even though 1
spired by an entirely amicable sen
mentality , do not tend toward soui
Mr. Roosevelt cites the revolutlo
ary war , the civil war and the Spa
Ish-Amerlcan war as instances
which "we put righteousness abo1
peace. " He also cites the existing r
bltratlon treaties between the Unlt <
States , Great Britain and Franco :
better than the proposed treaty , I
cause they make no false pretens
and exclude questions affecting o :
vital Interests , independence or hone
DAKOTA EXPRESS RATES CUT
Federal Judge Refuses to Enjoin Pi
ting Reduction Into Effect.
Minneapolis , Minn. , Sept. 8. On tl
basis that evidence submitted by t !
Wells Fargo Express company fall
to show it was not earning 7 perce
on the investment , which the co
pany claimed to be Its assessable v ,
ue In South Dakota , Judge C. A. W
lard declined to enjoin the railro
commission of that state from enfo
ing the new schedule of rates work
out In accordance with the direction
the last state legislature.
An amusing feature of the case w
the fact that on July 25 last , the eai
company , represented by Bailey
Vorhees , attorneys of Sioux Falls , i
peared before Judge Wlllard askl
relief from a tax assessment of $1'
000 made by the state and at that tli
swore that its assessable property
the state did not exceed $12,000
value , consisting of horses , trucks a
other paraphernalia , and that , as
from these articles , its true valuatl
did not exceed $4,000.
Judge Willard ruled in the pres <
case that this property might the
fore bo valued at $0,000 and in acco
anco with the precedents which hi
named 7 percent a fair return , the
press company would have to ei
only $420 a year.
IOWA BOOSTERS STRANDED.
Their Boat Sticks In the Mlsstssl
c ) River Over Night.
e | Mollne. 111. , Sept. 8. The rl
steamer Sydney , with C50 eastern Ic
d "boosters" on board , struck n ri
n reef In the Mississippi river yesten
revening. . Early today the boat i
istill stranded half a mile out fi
n shore In three and one-half feet of
is tor. The passengers were loaded
g two big sand barges and hauled
shore by a tow boat. They took can
The Sydney , which left Dubuque
la. , In the morning loaded with tin
mayors of three Iowa cities , fou
boards of aldermen , hundreds of mcr
chants and professional men and fou
bands , had fairly easy going till it be
gan Us passage down the harbor chan
nel leading Into the Mollno lock.
When In sight of the lock gates , tin
boat struck the rock bottom and be
fore the captain could get under con
trol , It had swung around and bccomi
THIS WOMAN KEEPS SECRET.
Woman Mayor of Hunncwell , Kan.
Won't Tell What She Learned.
Hunnewell , Kan. , Sept. S. "M ;
present duty Is to keep a secret and
though a woman , I shall keep it. "
This was the reply made by Mrs
Ella Wilson , mayor , made upon he :
arrival hero today to all question !
concerning the result of her confer
cnco In Kansas City , Kan. , yostcrda :
with I. W. Trlcklct , special attoruo ;
appointed by Gov. W. R. Stubbs t (
restore peace between the woman ex
ccutlvo and her obdurate council o
men.So Hunnewell , for months wlthou
an effective government , now await
the next meeting of the council nex
Monday when the secret Is expectei
to come out. From Mayor Wilson'
confident manner it is believed th <
question of dealing with the rebellion
council will be solved at that mecl
CLUSTER LIGHTS FOR DALLAS.
New Electric Light Plant Opens , Elec
trollers Will be Installed.
Dallas , S. D. , Sept. 8. Special t
The News : The now electric Ugh
plant has been formally opened an
Dallas is now ono of the best llghtc
towns In South Dakota. A colebn
tlon was participated In by hundred
of people from the adjoining count ;
and the people from almost every se <
tlon of Gregory county and Trlpp com
ty can see the electric lights whlc
are now displayed on the top of tli
water tower. This added improvt
ment will be a great convenience t
the thousands of people who will rei
Ister for Melletto county lands in Oi
tober of this year. The electrollc
system of lighting the streets , whlc
Is used in the large cites of the eas
will be Installed and In consequenc
the streets and alleys will be as ligl
TWO AVIATORS KILLED.
Death Roll of Aviators Is Growln
Mulhausen , Germany , Sept. 8. Tw
more names were added to the Ion
roll of persons killed this year in aer <
Lieut Newmann , a German mllltai
aviator , started from this city th
morning In the direction of Stras
burg , carrying a passenger , M. L
conte , a French aeronaut. The aer
plane hardly had gone fifteen milt
when the gasoline tank exploded. Tl :
report of the explosion was audlb !
for a distance of several miles. Tl
machine dropped at Bilzhelm from n
Itltude of sixty feet , and both avlatoi
ivero Instantly killed. Their skill
rero broken and they were frightful ]
njured about the body.
Lieut. Newmann , who qualified as
illot last spring , had been detailed 1
participate in the army maneuvei
which are to be held next week In tl :
and duchy of Baden.
M. Leconte was an Instructor at tli
aviation school at Mulhausen.
Karlsruhe , Germany , Sept. 8. A
ator Paul Selge fell with his aer
lane while making a flight here an
'ractured his skull.
Floods In France.
Fort De France , Martinique , Sep
. Torrential rains have failed hei
uring the last four days. This ell
s Inundated to a depth of three fee
State League Season Ends.
Superior , Neb. , Sept. 8. The N
jraska state baseball league seasc
las ended , Superior winning the pe :
nant with .636 and Fremont secon
Mrs. O. II. Maas arrived here la
iveek from Montrose , Colo. , for a vis
with her son , J. W. Maas , and othi
relatives. She was accompanied I
her little daughter Marie. Sundf
they went to Clearwater for a vis
with her parents , Mr. and Mrs. Erne
Haman , and brother , Frank Hainan.
Mrs. P. A. Callen of Atkinson vis
ed In Battle Creek was Mrs. Marti
Peterson and other friends.
Reimer Hlntz and son Harry of N
ligh visited here the latter part of la
week with his daughter , Mrs. Berna
Warnke , and other relatives. Ho al
paid The News correspondent a frier
Thank God ! the street carnh
week Is a thing of the past. The cl
treasury got about $100 In fines frc
people who got into conflict with t
George Doerlng , ono of Bat1
Creek's baseball fans , broke his li
leg above the ankle Saturday aft
noon while engaged in the game wl
the Valentine team. He is improvl
Miss Emma Beyer , who has he
visiting with relatives In Missouri I
some time , returned Sunday and
back on her post at M. L. Thomse
Fred Haase has moved into the T ;
lor house In Highland park , vacal
by George Heuormann , and the lat
moved Into his large modern mans !
on North First street.
Our high school opened Its doi
Monday morning with eight teache
School No. 2 of this same district , i
G , has ono teacher.
The Lutheran school has not cc
menced yet , because the school bu
Ing Is undergoing some repairs.
' Henry Moeller , Alvln Harnapp , J
Tedford and 11. Walling wore her
Monday on business from Leigh.
Rev. George Bloedel of Battle Creel
Heights went to Chicago Saturday t
meet his wife , who wont there nbou
two weeks ago for a visit with he
parents. They will return this weeli
Members of the Baptist church o
this district held a conference her
the middle of this week.
Victor Hoffman returned Saturda
to the Lutheran college at Springfield
111. , where ho Is being educated fo
The Madison boosters arrived her
Tuesday afternoon from Norfolk for :
brief visit and were welcomed by ,
largo crowd. Mayor F. H. Davis o
Madison made a line little speech.
Miss Clara Flood went to a hosplta
at Council Bluffs. la. , Wednesday fo
an operation for appendicitis. Sli
was accompanied by her father , Franl
Flood , and aunt , Miss Jennie Flood ,
W. A. Sutherland Is acting innrslin
during the absence of Marshal Franl
Flood this week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Miller and ohll
dren and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mllle
and children went to Dorsey , Neb
Thursday for a visit with their slstei
Mrs. Herman Kyi , and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lamport , Jr
the latest young couple married , wen
to Oakdale Wednesday for a visit wit
relatives of the young bride.
Sugar Prices Boosted.
Now York , Sept. 8. All grades c
refined sugar were advanced 10 cent
a hundred pounds.
SHOULD RETURN MONEY BE !
Referee of Gotch-Hackenschmlc
Match Makes Statement. "
Chicago , Sept. 8. Ed Smith , th
referee of the Gotch-Hackcnschmh
wrestling match , has issued a stat
ment saying all bets on the Gotcl
Hackenschmidt contest are off , n
matter where they were made. Stnit
"All bets off regardless whetlu
made In the park or elsewhere. Moi
ey should be returned to persons wli
made bets. "
Many stakeholders of small be
did not know whether to pay tl
money to the Gotch followers or 1
return the money to the bettors ,
was maintained by many that Smith
calling off of all bets merely refe
red to bets made at the ringside <
i the park at the time of the mate
was said that Smith took such
ourso In order to protect the pr
UNCLE JOE HAS FAST RIDE.
Vhlzzes Around Race Track at I
Miles an Hour No Politics.
Indianapolis , Sept. 8. "Thank G <
lore IB no campaign this fall , " sa
ormer Speaker Joseph G. Canno
ho was In the city , "and I shall male
o political speeches. I am not tal
ng politics now for this reason , wli ;
oed would it do ? . I'm going bac
nd hustle , I'll have to , if I pay n
ebts this winter. "
After having ridden nt the rate <
xty-four miles an hour in a racii
utomobile around the course of tl
idianapolls speedway , Mr. Cannc
eparted for his home at Danvlll
SOUTH DAKOTA AT A GLANCE.
Lowry will have Its annual mark
ay on Friday.
Excavation for the new union dep
t Watertown hasbegun. _
The state normal school at Sprin
eld opened Tuesday with an unii
ally largo attendance.
The barn and granary of Charl
Cemp of Hartford was struck 1
ghtning and burned.
An Indian agricultural and 11' '
tock fair is planned for the Cheycm
gency some time in October.
J. E. Copeland of Elk Point has
opy of the first number of the Mar
and Journal , dated August 20 , 1773.
Judge E. G. Smith of the supren
ourt is preparing an article on tl
ate Senator Moody for publication 1
: ie state historical society. An artlc
n Senator Kittredge by T. E. Rober
Iso will be published by the soclct
GENE SULLIVAN WINS FIGHT.
ets Decision at Spencer In T <
Rounds With Heavier Man.
Spencer , Neb. , Sept. 8. Special
he News : Gene Sullivan of O'Ne
efeated Earl Jackson In a slx-roui
out at the opera house \Vednesd ;
iglit before a good sized mullein
lulllvan easily won the decision ai
imersed from the ring without a ma
.nd in pink condition , while his (
lonent was groggy and weak. T
fight was a clean one and cleai
bowed that Sullivan had Jackson o
classed in every way , yet the latter
much heavier man. In the sb
round Sullivan almost put his m
out with a fierce swing to the ja
Jackson was down for eight secon
Sullivan forced the fight from start
finish. Sullivan weighed 133 and Ja <
AVERY IS HONORED.
Head of Nebraska University Narr
on Chemistry Delegation.
Kansas City , Mo. , Sept. 8. A d <
gatlon made up almost wholly of (
ego professors named by Alexam
Smith , administrative head of
lumbla university , New York , to r
resent the American Chemical soci
at the national conservation congr
In this city the last of the moi :
was announced at the headquart
of the congress today. It Is comi
ed of :
Prof. E. II. Kesser , Washington i
versity , St. Louis ; Chancellor San
Avcry , University of Nebraska ; P
Herman Schlundt , University of ;
sourl ; Prof. E. H. S. Bailey , Unl
slty of Kansas and Dr. E. A. Bern
St. Paul laboratory of hygiene ,
More Cotton This Year.
Washington , Sept. S. The first
ton ginning rcporl of the BUUHOII la *
ucd today by Director Durand of the
bureau of census department of com *
merce and labor. Hhows that 771,115
bales , counting round as half Imlen ,
had been ginned from the growth of
I'.Ul to September 1 , compared with
353,011 balcH of the growth of 11)10 ) ,
ginned to September 1. HMO ; ; tSS,241 !
bales for 1909 and 402,229 bales for
LA FOLLETTE IS ACCLAIMED.
Minnesota Followers of Wisconsin
Senator , Adopt Resolutions.
Minneapolis , Sept. S. Moro than
300 progressive republicans from the
four corners of Minnesota at a ban *
fwet hailed with acclaim Senator Rob
ert M. La Folletto of Wisconsin IIH the
logical standard bearer of "advanced
republicanism" In the next presiden
tial convention. Resolutions pledging
support to the Wisconsin senator ,
"first , hiHt and all the time" In the
contest for the presidential nomina
tion were adopted. They read :
"Political and Industrial coiulltloiui
are unsatlHfnctory as a result of the
Influence of the Hpcclal Interests In
government. This Influence Is main *
tallied by controlling political partlett
and electing business agents Instead
of statesmen to public offices.
"Tho Hervlllty of politicians to the
standpat demandn of unfair huslnesH
has become- intolerable , but without
opportunity for direct legislation the
average citizen Is helpless. To accom
plish desired results organization la
necessary. The Progressive Republi
can league proposes laws that will
prevent corrupt elections as well nn
Insure control of government by the
"Wo therefore endorse the national
progressive movement In the republi
can party and promise our support
to an aggressive campaign for Its
"We further approve the campaign
low In progress to secure control of
ho next national republican conven-
lon for the purpose of nominating
lamlidates whoso public record and
lersonal convictions are In harmony
> vlth thcso principles and wo declare ?
t to ho our conviction that the ahil-
ty , patriotism , and record of the
mnorablo Robert M. La Folletto nn
i lawmaker and executive makes him
ho leader of the progressive move-
nent in the United States and the
ogical nominee of the republican
party for president at Its next national
convention , and ,
"Wo pledge ourselves to work for
ils nomination and election first , last ,
and all the time. "
MUNICIPAL LIGHT PLANT ROW.
Mayor and Council nt Stanton Can't.
Agree on How to Run It.
Stanton , Neb. . Sept. S. Special to
The News : For some time there has
been some friction in the management
of the electric light plant of this mu
nicipality. The mayor and council
lave not always been in full accord as
: o the measures to bo taken. Al the
ast meeting of the council the matter
was settled by turning the matter
over to the mayor to be run according
to his directions. The mayor there-
.ipon appointed John Stingley as elec
tric light commissioner and placed
ilm in charge of the plant. The pred
ecessor was discharged.
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: ach year , where the soil Is good , wa
ter sweet and pure , where the sun of
summer Is tempered by the cool
breeze from the gulf and where stock
does not have to he fed more than
lalf the year. Get In touch wlMi the
Tracy-Enos Land Co. , Victoria , Texas.
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