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THK NORFOLK WBEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL , FRIDAY , DECEMBER 15. 1911.
Olitrlct Court on In Antelope.
Nollgh , Nob. , Dec. 12. Special leThe
The NCWH The Hocond week of ties
tllHtrk't court of Antelope county
opened In thin city yesterday with
Judge A. A. Welch of Wnync on the
bench and \V. J | . Powcra of Norfolk
The llrst en so on the docket to bo
tried before a Jury. was that of ( ' H.
Dtipreo against the village officials of
Orchard , \vhoin the foiiner sued to u-
cover $20,000 alleged damages to hlti
litmlneHH while having chaigo of a
hotel at that plm e and to ! IH | poisoiril
character Thin IIIHO IHIH been in con t
for neaily four jeniH and linn been ad
journeil ftoin tlnio to tlnio for unions
i onions * . The defendant was lol.vlng
on Ills ntlom < ' } s at O'Neill and Noi-
folk to assist him through the teim ,
hill both failed him In this lospoit ,
and It alm > wax an Impossibility for an
attorney to take up the rase without
having any knowledge of the evidence
In coiiBoqnoneo It was dismissed with
"I am going after those ft Hews
again , and the next time I will btlng
suit for IfiO.OOO , " was the lemark made
by .Mr. Dupieo after the dismissal of
"I nni going to ha\o two attorneys ,
and If the papoin aie piopeily iiiuilo
out there will ho no question hut the
case can bo tried at the next totm ot
court. " This lemaik wits made when
( ine.slloiu d UH to the llkllhood of se
eming an attorney.
The next Impoitant case Is that of
, Mrn. Nols Pedeison , who Is biinglng
null against the bonding cotniianles
ropiesonting the saloon UeepeiH of
IhlB city for $10,000 each. It will he
icmembered that Leu Gioggcison was
charged with the killing of Mr. Peeler-
son and was acquitted by a jury last
spring. Mr. Pedersen , dining the latei
months of his lifetime , became an
Fire In Luna Park.
Now York , Dee. 12. Flic which for
a time threatened to burn out the
heart of Luna park , the grent show
place of Coney Island , raged for an
hour and a half yesterday afternoon ,
but was confined to the Luna park
lestnuraut and an amusement resort
V adjoining. Both these structures were
practically destroyed at a loss rang
ing from $30,000 to $50,000.
Buckncr Has the Case.
Emory L Bin knur , manager of the
Nebraska unit entity football team ten
jears ago and now assistant district
attorney in New York Citv , Is piosc-
cntlng Ethel Conrad and Lillian Gra
ham , the two choius girls charged
with shooting W. 10. D. Stokes , the
South Junction News.
A paity was given last Saturday
evening at the Carver home , In honor
of Hamilton Caiver's fifteenth birth
Julius lloehe went to San Francisco ,
Cal. , where lie will enter the U. S.
navy as a musician.
A. II. Hell , a ranchman , of Tolteck ,
Wyo. , was at the South Norfolk last
evening , on his way homo fiom Anoka ,
whcer ho had been visiting with
Joe llepperman of Hoi ton , Kns. ,
went to work in the shops as a ma
Exciting Session at Medicine Show.
Albion , Neb. , Dec. 12. Special to
The News. A medicine show which
hold forth heto all labt week , has been
the source of atmibement and excite
ment to town people. The show ran
buioothly until Satin day night , the
last night , when the climax was
i cached and the clash came. Acting
under the influence of drink , the boss
of the show stmck his wife and reeled
her over a tiunk onto the floor , and a
general lough house followed. Local
officers quelled the boisterous bunch.
Charles Lucas , a member of the com
pany , was man led to a young lady
from Pieice , on the stage one night
of their stay here. The troupe are now
showing at Cedar Rapids.
Still in Sioux Falls Jail.
Attoiney W. J. Hooper of Gregoiy
was in the city Monday , em onto home
from SiouxFalls. . Joe Baker , Anson
Wagar , Fain and Herman were still
In jail on three indictments returned
by the federal grand juiy , and encli
must funilsh a $0,000 bond.
Albion , Neb , Dec 12 Special tc
The New s The Albion National bank
is exhibiting a tiophy in the shape ol
a silver cup which will be given as ti
prio at the Coin Show and Domestic
Science exhibit to be held at the Court
house on Dec. 15-10.
Hen Bowman telephoned relatives
and friends in Albion that one of his
horses won first piemium at the Inter
national Live Stock exhibition held Ir
Chicago last week. Mr. Bowman Is r
great lover of horses , and has sonu
of the finest bred horses in Nebraskr
and surrounding territory.
To Dedicate a New Church.
Tllden , Neb , Dec. 12. Special tc
The News. The new Catholic church
eight miles south of Tilden , will be
dedicated with solemn ceremonj
Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. The
church cost about $6,000. and is free
from all indebtedness. The style o
architecture is very beautiful , and tin
furnishings are complete in every de
tail. Father McMahon of Norfolk hai
charge of the church and has workec
hard in bringing things to such i
happy completion. A number o
priests will take part in the ceremony
and ono of the greatest pulpit orator
In this part of the country has beoi
secured to deliver the dedication sei
Could Live Few Days.
Nellgh , Neb. , Dec. 12. Special t
The News. Word was received fror
Omaha yesterday afternoon that th
condition of Mrs. Elizabeth Payne wa
V unchanged , and that the attondln
physicians had practically given her
up , stating that she could live but a
few days * longer. Hhe In nufferlnt from
ntoppngo of the inte'sHlnos , caused
from tumor or cancer. Mrs. I ) . P.
Payne of this city and Mrs. P. W
Pnyno of Elgin left thin morning for
Omaha to be present with the rest of
he family during the remaining hours
) f the mother.
RAILROAD MAN SUICIDES.
rrelght and Passenger Agent of Spo
kane and Inland , Ends Life ,
San Pinnilseo , Cal. Dei. 12 F E
Mi KIMIII of Spokane , freight and pas-
onger tiafflc agent of the Spokane
mil Inland Emplio lailroad company ; ,
tilled himself by Inhaling Illuminating
gas In a do\vnto\vn hotel. The body
MIS round last veiling.
Mi Keen left a letter to his patents
Containing a check for $2.100. and ill-
oeted that it bo used to loinplctc
layments on KOIIIC land tiiat he had
ngaged to pine base The letter said
lint money tumbles were not the ten-
,011 , for his act. McKeon In ills faie\vell
o his fathei , (111 ( oU'd hint to an of
Iclal of the Mlnneliahn National bank
if Sioux Tails , S. I ) , another note ad
liossod to his sister. Miss McKeon of
Slonx rails enclosed In $7S In im-
em y as a gilt to her.
TRAIN CRASHES INTO TEAM.
T.\ndall , S D , Doc 12 laik
lughes , one of South Dakota's plo-
leer elti/ens , was stmck bv a fieight
i aln Sunday afternoon and instantly
( Illci ! lie was driving home fiom
Innili with his family when his team
lecame unmanageable. The lest of
he family succeeded In getting out of
he buggv before the team Ian away
mil eiossed the railroad tiack just
ihend of the fi eight train The engine
stiiiek the buggy squarely and cairled
t and Mr Hughes several tods down
.ho track. No blame is attached tu
Dummy West Knocked Out.
Spencer , Neb. , Dec 11 Spcvla ! tc
Phe. News I tank Mnusen of Om.i'i.i '
mil "Dummy" West of ( itegoiv met
n a ten tounil bout at the Spcncci
Opeia house befote a taiily good ? !
muse Mailmen won In the third loimil
\ltli a light swing landing on West's
heek bone. The blow \vas a ten ilk
me , and West was out fet several
ninnies In the first and secoiiil
omuls West Ic'd the lighting , but was
unable to land effecUvely. .M.utsen
'ought on the defense , owing to Wesl
iiitweigliing him over twenty pounds
West's weight is 172 , and M.iusen' . '
l.'iO. The fight was puielj on the
qnate , and the speetatois wete wel'
satisfied with the tesult.
THE NORFOLK SPIRIT.
The Boosting For Home Industry Has
Not Let Up.
Noifolk has a spit it which Is f.isl
glowing upon all Noifolk citimis
I'ho "Norfolk spit it" it is called , anc
it means ptactically "boost for Nor
folk and eveij thing In Norfolk. " This
pirlt has been demonstrated here
with the anival of a new cigar fac
; oiy. Every dealer in Norfolk whc
leals in cigars or tobacco has prob
ibly found this spirit more noticeable
since the arrival of the new indnstiy
Those who are tegular smokers have
InoKcn away from some brands , am
snrpiised dealers with calls for the
ionic made brand. Othet Noifolk made
piodncts aie getting the same sup
Final Rate Case Decree.
Washington. Dec. 11. A linal de
; 'iee was enteted by the commerce
[ oiiit today , making permanent the
: empotary injunction heretofoie
planted to testtain the inteistate com
ineice commission fiom enforcing it'
older for mateiial reductions in tin
ti ans-coiitinental late cases.
This action was more or less formal
as the government has appealed the
case to the supreme court.
Electricity at Beemer.
West Point. Neb. , D e 11 Tin
neighboring town of Boomer has in
stalled an up to date olectiic Ugh
plant. The plant is being installed bj
Rebuiltg & Neely , and consists of .
fifty hoisepower oil engine and dynamo
name , capable of lighting the city wit !
110 volt Hrhts. Twelve streel Hglit'
have been elected , the majority o
the business bouses have been vviu-il
and a gieat many residences.
DAKOTA MAKES A TRADE.
Will Exchange Widely Scatterec
School Lands For One Big Chunk.
Washington , Dec 12 In Soulh Da
kola , the first stale agieelng to ex
change its school lands , scattered a
ninety-two different points thioughon
the Black Hils and Harney Nationa
forests , for one solid block eqnivalen
in si/e and value , final apprasmenl wa
made and Foiester Graves , boat ! o
the national forest service , has ap
proved the final report on the Irans
for. In return for its widely scatlerei
lands Ihe slale will receive a Intg' '
Irnct In the Harney national forest.
Mrs. Mary West.
Nellgh , Neb. , Doc. 12. Special ti
The News. Mrs. Mary West , one o
the old setllers of Antelope count }
died at her home northwest of thl
city , last Saturday of neuralgia of tin
heart. She was 76 years of age. Fu
neral services were held yeslerday al
lernoon , Rev Bow en of Ihe Methodls
church officiating. Burial was held a
Laurell hill cemetery , this city.
BURNS IS UPHELD.
Register of Gregory Land Office Glvei
Clear Bill By Government.
Dallnc S. D. Dec 12 Special t
The News. At the federal court ho !
In Sioux Falls last week intorestln
developments wore made by the grai'
jury In uncovering numerous Ian
frauds which TP alleged to have tr
ken place In the Gregory land dli
rlct , comprising the Rosebud country
which resulted In Indictments of Joe
I. Baker and Alison Wagar of Greg
> ry and Logan B. Fain and Brlce Her
nan of Timber Lake , S. 1) . For mail )
nontlis numerous peclal agents of the
le'partiin'tit ef ) the Interior have beei
it vvotk on these case's , and It Is
-lalmed by the agents of the govern
nent that ( he ofTendcis will have
gteat difficulty to make a smtlsfaetorj
xphinatlon to the conit of the actions
mil Iriegulaiitles of which the > aie
ice-used. The gtand juiy returnee'
hie-e dlst t let Indictments against I In
< e > r , Fain and HIM man tor suboullna
Ion of perjuiy and conspiracy , am
laker. Pain , I lei man and Wagar ate
ilso Indicted for tampeiing with the
fedeuil giand juiy , and with these nu
nonius charges hanging over them
the quintet me all In Jail at Sloir
"all.s nw ailing ttlal.
In i oiinertlon with the sottlemoni
> f Clregoiy county Maker was con
vie led In the fedeial louit al Dead
wood , and was sentenced to a line o
51,000 whle-li he paid for an offense li
lis land operations similar to the
barges no1 , , held against him. Ine-l
lent to the opening of Tilpp lountj
\nson Wagar was taken In by the fed
ial aiithoiltles foi fraudulent useo
he malls In coiineclion with his lam
ipeiatlons. and was heavily lined The
ndli ted men have been active In theli
-ffoits to have a eongtesslonal invest !
gallon of the Giegoty land oftlce , am
lave lined ihingos against the icglstei
I1 ( ' Mums lei illegibilities in tin
> oifmmanee of his official duties , am
is a lesiilt nnmeions special agent ;
weie detailed to Giogoiv to invest !
nate for the dopattme-nt charge1
( gainst Register Mums which ic
suited in them ninoveilng many al
leged iriegulailtles of Minn's accii
seis and the1 Indictments just te
tinned weie the icsiilt. Registe :
Mums' actions have been upheld b ;
The indictment letnrned agains
the four men charging tomporlnt
with the jnty is legnided as a vei ;
si-ilous offense , and the fedeial pena
code1 , iiiticlo Ji7 : pun Ides a penalty o
a line of $1,000 or impiisonmetit fo
not mote than six months or both lim
ACCEPT PERSIA'S APOLOGY.
Beilln , Dec 12-A Russo Persh
compiomlse Is piobable , according ti
i teleMam fiom Teheran It is repelled
polled that Russia is satisfied will
Persia's apology and that the Russiai
government will withdraw its domain
for the dismissal of William Morgai
Sinister , the American acting tieas-
urer geiie'ral in Persia , and also that i
will not ask for an indemnity. Tlieii
will , however , in Hie fulure be ai
Anglo-Russian control over appoint
incuts of officials by the Persian gov
"Actors" Are Feasted.
Those who took part in the Ad cln' '
"Tom show" which ptoved such ;
success , botli financially and olhei
wise , were entettallied at a inncheoi
and smoker in the Commercial clu
rooms Monday evening. All excel )
about live of the cast were present a
the meeting. The song "hits" heard a
the show were heaid once moie a
this meeling and weie applauded am
apprecialed as well as at the origina
peiforuiance behind the footlighls.
President W. H. Blakeman acled a
toaslmasler at the luncheon table , am
sliorl addresses weie made by varlou
members of the "cast. "
While many business men are cor
Ilclonl Ihat Norfolk population will b
doubled within ten } ea's , the youni
"boosteis" last night cut down th >
limit to live yeai.s and pledged them
selves to woik in hearty coopeiatioi
vvilh the Commeiciul club or any otlie
oigani atfon which has aims lowan
the upbuilding of the city. The "Noi
folk spiiit" which was explained as ;
combined spiiit of wet king for Noi
folk "all the time" was a featuie o
Among those who made addresse
weio. J. W DIetiIck , Eugene O'
boine , Heiman Sehelley , C. B. Cabc
niss , Lorin Bineggeman , Abe Levine
F. C. Asians , H. S Thorpe , Kail Stc
tan , W. W. Wasson. E. F. Husc
Chailes Loefelle , R. N. Zimmerman , C
J. Bullock , Ben Hull , Chailes Geiecke
Oliver filer , A. W. Hawkins.
Henry Stehr Was in Town.
Henry Stehr , convicted of mat
slaughter and sentenced to an inch
terminate toim in connection with Hi
dealh ot little Kaurt Stehr , his stei
son , was in Noifolk jesleiday for th
first lime since he was laken to th
Madison county jail after the coronor'
juiy had connected him with his stei
child's death last winter. Stelir , lee !
ing much heller and wealing belle
clolhes than he did when arrcsled , an
in his own words "a liltle bleache
out , " was here In ehaige of Sheriff C
S Smith , getting togelher some p.
pers and books which he declares wi !
be of value to him when lie expecls t
expose the whole matter of a "conspli
acj" against him.
Stehr will be laken lo Ihe penitci
liary Ihe hitler parl of Ibis week , ac
cording to Sheriff Smith , unless h
should decide lo appeal his case I
the supreme court. Socialists In Gei
many have raised $150 for Stehr an
socialists In Chicago are reported t
be working on a similar fund. Steb
Is said to have been a lending soda
1st in his community in Germany.
PERCY ROASTS HEARST.
Mississippi Senator Delivers Bitter A
tack Upon Magazine.
Washington , Dec. 12. Senate
Percy of Mississippi rose to a questio
of personal privilege in the senate te
day and delivered a scathing dcnut
elation of an article relating to hi
election , published In the Novombc
number of a popular magazine. H
also bitterly attacked William I
I ' ! irst who , he said , owned the mai
1171 IIP and Inspired the article and wh
supported former Gov. Vardeman b <
fore the Mississippi democratic prl <
mary to succeed Percy
Prize Essays on Corn.
The following essay on "How 1 Grow
Gewd Corn , ' written by W. Allen Tan
nehlll , son of Ftank Tannehlll , took
first prlsro nt Hie * icceiil corn show
First of all. have- good seed Take n
stalk cutter about the hist of Marc ! )
and cut the old stalks The stalk cutter
tor will cut them up In little' pieces
so they will not bother In listing ami
plowing. Along about the Mist of Muv
or a liltle later , take the lister anil
list the corn In , dioplug a gtaln abonl
e'voi } sixteen Inihes on common land
a lltle bit ilosei If you have extra good
land .lust as U begins to come ii |
lake a lloal or a haiicnv ami drag ovet
II so as to .smooth the dill down
at omul iho com , and mash the clods
up In abonl a week take the two mw
lister cultivator ami set all the disk *
and shovels lo tlnow the ( Hit oiil
away from the corn Do this nboiil
eveiy we-ek for tlnce weeks , and then
set all the disks and shovels to tlnow
the dltt in mound Ihe com , plow wltli
these sol this way just once Then
take the liairow again and set thr
teeth stialght , up and down , so IIH tc
level down the soil mound the com
After jou have harrowe-d this wav
once , H will he level as any land.
Then take a lour shovel ciilllv.itoi
and cultivate it twice with tills , tin
last time veiy shallow by this time
the coin will be too big to plow nnv
About the Hist of September ge
tlnoiigh the tout and pull all the
cockle buns and sun tlovveis out o !
the com. And then yon will havevom
com inlse'd 1 will giiaiantee yon i
good uop. bailing unfavoiable
W. Allen Tannehlll.
1. ) jeais. Route No 1 , Noifolk , Neb
The following essay on "Com Glow
ing , " by lia W. Heppeily , took set-one
Com Is a native of America. It I1
giown in nenily all the states , ii
South Ameiica and in many foieigi
lounliies , although the United Stales
produces Ihree fourths af all the con
taised , which Is about 2,500.000,001
bushels annually The importance o
the seed 1.01 n which one plants cai
haidlj bo estimated , because it lake1
just so much time to cultivate a hal
stand of com as a good stand , and be
sides the stunted stalks which bea
little A good stand can generally bi
had by selecting Iho seed one wisho *
to plant the following jc'ar from tin
field early in the autumn and have I
stated In n diy aiiy place.
Coin grows best on a fairly heav ;
soil wheie the laiger p.ut ot a ram
tall of liom twenty-seven to thirl }
five Indies falls dining the snnime
months , and wheie theie is plenty o
sunshine and warmth
There aie different ideas as to tin
cleplli mid lime of plowing for corn
I ill plowing is good , because it loosens
ens Ihe soil so as to letaln the moif
tnre which falls during the winter am
spring and kills what cut vvoims am
corn root worms which may be de
structive if not killed.
Listing Is piactlced on dry am
light soil for the purpose of gellini
Hie reels well down inlo Ihe faoil , am
It also ptevents blowing down of tin
Com is geneially planted by :
cheek-rower planter which plants si
that it can be cultivated both lengtli
wise and cioss-vvise. Drilling is no
generally practiced on plowed lane !
because It is inconvenient to uleai
out Iho weeds.
The lime of planting varies will
Ihe year and location , but in the eei :
tral states between the first and III
leenth of May is a good time.
The depth of planling must be gov
erned by the quality of the soil. If i
is a clay or other moist ground one o
two inches aie sufficient , but ii
sandy , loose and dry soils thiee inchc
is moie neaily con eel.
As soon as il germinales cullivatioi
should begin , Ihe harrow and weede
are good implements to kill smnl
weeds and lo bieak Ihe crusl.
Eaily cultivation is impotlant , be ;
cause if the plants aie subject to un
favoiable conditions the yield wil
not bo as good as possible.
The depth of cultivation is cor
ti oiled entirely by soil conditions :
Tlieie are few times when deep cnltl
valion is needed. If extensive lain
have packed the soil and kept it wale
soaked , deep cultivation will help t >
dt.v and aeiale Ihe soil. Shallow cnl
tivalion does not hi oak Ihe toots a
does deep , but kills weeds and lorm
a soil mulch.
The fieqnency ot cultivation is regi
lated by the giowlli of weeds and sol
conditions. It should be oflen enong !
to kill all weeds which may stall nni
keep a good soil mulch of about line
inches lo in event evaporation afte
Hie corn is too tall for a double cult !
vation a single one should be usei
which will increase the yield consldei
ably by keeping a good soil mulch.
This with good seed seleclion am
attention as to cultivation and soi
conditions we will always say "Cor :
is King in Nebraska.
It a W. Capperly.
R. Selleu of Kamloops. B. C. , Is Ii
town , and intends to spend a fev
months with relalives.
Mr. and Mis. S. M. Braden aie I
E. E. Truelock went lo Madison. Le
Broeckor is subslituling as fire drivei
Mr. and Mrs. George Berry and Mis
Helen Tanner of Baltic Creek , went t
Omaha to attend the sheep show.
II. Hull of Clearwater was In th
city attending the Eagles raeellng.
M. D. Tyler went to Madison on bus
Lieut , and Mrs Engene J. Ely c
Honolulu , Hawaiian Islands , arrive
hero last night for a visit at the horn
of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Gillette.
Dr P. II. Sailer went lo Chlcag
where he Is scheduled lo make an ae
dress before the meoling of Nortl
western railway surgeons.
A meeting of the G. A. R. will b
Born , to Mr. and Mrs. Robert I
Truax , a son.
Mrs. II. W. Chaeffeo and childrei
who had been vlslllng at the home c
C. L. Chaffee , loft for their new home'
nt Ft. Leaven worth , Knn. Mrs. C L ,
Chnffeo and Mrs. Eel Euglo ncroinpim <
led them as far as Omnhii.
Born , to Mr. and Mrs. Bonjnnilti
Hoffman , n daughter.
Hose company No. : i will hold u
meeting in the city hall tonight.
0. C. Loseh of Idaho Falls , Ida. , , and
M. C. Losch of West Point were In the
city over night.
1) ) F. Dick Is suffering from a
sprained ankle and foot , as the icsult
of mi accident al Meadow Gtove.
Fred Verdello suffeicd a biulsed
[ fool as Iho losull of a heavy pii't-e ol
coal falling on him al South Noifolk.
No bones were btokon
R. N , Hlmniominn. who has leased
the llagey building , has now taken
possession of the place , and will soon
open a new lostaurniil tlieie.
Ofllceis for the ensuing year are to
be elected al a tegular meeting of the
A. O. t1. W. this evening. All Woikmen
me leque-sted to be pie-senl al this
Scoutmaster A. O ! la/eu has Issued
01 deis for eveiy Noi folk hey scout tei
lepoil nt Filth and Noilolk avenue at
7 o'clock this evening to paitlclpatc
In the Y. M C. A piogtam. The scouts
must be In lull unlfomi.
Geoigp Spencer , a nillioad man ,
who sustained a bioken leg In an acci <
dent while on duly at Ewlng , pur
chased the pool and billlaid pat lot
business which it. M. Wnddell , only
lecently bought by him fiom George
Mr. and Mis. F A. Se-iler of Vet del
aie now lomfoitably settled In the
Meswick house on South IMevetitli
sit eel. Mr. Seller has accepted the
management of the Weldenfeller sal
loon. Mr. Weidetifoller and his famib
mo wintering In Texas.
Noi folk stoics opened Monday nighl
for Ihe Initial evening session of tin
shopping season Iwo weeks before
Christmas Most eveiy store in Hie
city was open for business and a fail
ciowd of shoppers came out to ex
amlno Iho holiday goods.
City Clerk Ed Haiter is snfforlni
from an injury to his hip as the re
suit of a fall while walking Into Die
city on the lailroad tiacks this morn
ing Mr. Harter Is laid up al his home
and is unable to bo at his office , not
withstanding the fact that he claims
the injury is not set ions.
Willis E. Reed of Madison is scheduled
uled to make an address to Norfoll
business men at Iho meeling of Hie
Noifolk biaiich of Iho Slalo Federation
tion of Retail Dealeis which will be
held in the Commercial club roomi
Tlnnsdaj evening. Noifolk busines1
men ate invited to nllend Ibis meet
Among the day's out-of-town visit
ois in Norfolk weio : Mr. and Mrs. W
J. Hooper , Gregory ; Mr. and Mrs. C
H. Trepen , Oakdale ; Willis E. Reed
Madison ; T. L. Patrick , Scotls Bluffs
O. M. Burch , Gregory ; R. A. Helm
maim , Fairfax ; II. F. Harms , Pilger
W. S. Bruce. Yanklon ; Barney E
Smith , Rapid City ; A. B. Nicholas
Wayne ; M. C. Sorensen , Highmore
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Cones , Pierce
F. W. Studloff , Wisner.
SATISFACTORY TO PACKERS.
Panel of Twelve Men for Jurors I
Turned Over to Government.
Chicago , Dec. 12 , A panel o
twelve men , believed to bo satisfac
lory to counsel for the Chicago pack
era who are to be tried for allegei
criminal violalion of the Shennai
anti-trust law , was tendered to th :
government counsel today. A secom
venire of fifty men , it was declaretl
would not bo taken until later. Tin
examination of the panel by the gov
eminent was begun this afternoon.
Madison , Neb , Dec. 13. Special t
The News : Judge Bales issued a nmi
riago license to Albert Loyd Hamlltoi
and Miss Lena Krodky , both of Noi
SOUTH DAKOTA AT A GLANCE.
The Milwaukee has announced tha
its branches on Ihe Moieau and Chej
enne tiver divisions west of iho Mis
semi liver have been closed lo liatfi
A big gambling laid at Lead tesiilt
eel in the capture of ten piofesslonn
gamblers and a gteat amount of gam
bling house appaiatus , including man ;
decks of "lixed" caids
Goveinmenl agents nt work on th
Cheyenne River Indian leservatlo :
have succeeded in breaking up a bat
gang of ciiminnls who have been oj
eraling in llial connlry.
About fittj coiels of wood were cu
from Sherman park nt Sioux Falls am
distributed among the poor of th
city. The wood cut had to bo removei
for the good of Ihe park , and thus Iw
purposes were accomplished.
Ole Lindberg. of Beresford , say
when ho relumed from a visit lo Swc
den he found that his wife had falle :
in love with another man and sh
compelled him lo sleep in Ihe allie
He now says she has nm away wit :
the oilier man.
The state teachers' meeting n
Plot re concluded a successful meei
Aberdeen recently held a tag da ;
for the benefit of the children's horn
nt Sioux Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Phillips , c
Kentworth , celebraled Ihelr golde
Etnll J. Woorlh , of Kimhall will b
an independent candialo for congres
for Ihe now First district.
Representative Frank P. Glassnei
of Bonhomme counly , Is Ihe fourt
candidate to announce himself for see
rotary of state.
Leonard Metcalf , manager of th
Anderson Lumber company at Bell
Fourche , Is In jail on a charge of en
bezzlement. He was unable to si
A inixup has occurred over a slier
ago of | 230 In the South Dakota slmr
of expenses for the governors' specli
which Is making a tour of the eas
I'he bill was sent to the state auditor ,
vho refuses to pass it.
August Albright , aged 18 , of DC
Smet , had his hand torn to pieces
vhllo operating a hand corn shredder
I'reparalloiiH are under way for the
iniiunl meeting of the Church Fcdeni-
Ion council of South Dakota , which
vlll meet al Huron. Dec lit and 20
Jans Berger of near Mlxby , who was
irrcsted recently on a charge of shoot
ng a Mtalllon belonging to a neighbor ,
IIIH begun a libel milt agnlnsit the
Ilxti.v Join mil hc > c-ause of statements
mbllshed In connection with his at-
The State * Libuny association , In
session at Pleiie , adopted a tesolu-
Ion favoilng the exclusion of the Cos-
nopolltau magazine fiom the llbrailes
if theHtali * because of the class of
Itcialuro which it publishes
The * law firm ofase < Shuitleff ,
me of the oldest and best kno\Mi In
vVnte'itown , has been illmtolu'd b > inn-
ual agreement. The paitnci-H will
ontlnuo to practice in sepatate ot-
Madison high school cnmo In for a
ol of crlliclsm al the animal met-tlng
> f the State IntoischohiHtlo Athletic
issoelatlon at Plene. The Madison
luthoiitlos have piomlsed a moie
Igfd ohscivnnco of the mien In the
Mi-cause he owned $ . " > 0 which lie
oulil not pa > , Adolpli LMolhanor , a
H > nng Mohemlini , shot and killed him
self at the home of Janic > s Retsclnuli
Eva Mav Kielter , convicted of the ;
imn der of her husband , near llechi
list Fehmniv , has begun her senlenco
.n . ( lie penitentiary at Sioux Falls
Stopping long enough to warn flu
; ompanloiis thai a cave In was Im
iicnding cosl the life of Mai tin Show-
ITS , a miner , aged 27 , al the Do Smet
mine near Central C'ltv
While attending church services
Mrs Tere/a Kostel , a pioneer resident
of Tabor , and vicinity , aged 71 , was
stricken with hemorrhage of the bialu
and apoplexy and died some hours
later. She is survived by five sons.
George W Hlller , a well known bus
iness man of Hoi Springs , ended Ills
life by severing Ihe jugular vein will
a penknife. Mr. Hiller worried ovci
i business venture.
A public rest room for the benefit
of ladies who come to town to do thoii
shopping is soon lo bo opened al Del
The national secretaries of Hie home
missionary hoards represenlcd Ii
South Dakota are planning an impor
taut meeting at Huron on Dec. 20.
Articles of incorporalion for a nev
nursery firm lo bo known as "Tin
Newburjs , " have been filed. The flrn
will have lieadqiuulers at Mitchell.
Engineers engaged to Invesllgali
llio proposed irrigation project on tin
Little Bend near Pierre have roportee
that the cost will be prohibitive.
Lease payments due the state fo :
the use of various lands which inns
be paid by Jan. 1 , amount to $185,05 i
The money will go lo the differen
stale Institutions and schols.
Mrs. George W. Inglish , vvifo of th
court reporter at Deadwood , was Hi
only woman lo succeed in shooling :
deer during the season just closee !
The animal was a three-point buck.
Several horses , including a very va :
uable animal belonging to John Wai
kins , have been stolen in the vlclnit
o'f Hartford. No clue as lo Ihe Identit
of the thief has been found.
A law enforcement campaign is be
ing waged at White Lake. It is re
ported that things have been loose I
the town for some time and that th
new regime is slow to take effect.
The First National bank of Rapi
City , the State bank of Newell , th
First National bank of Custer , th
Keystone bank and the Bank of Ho
Springs have been united in a specin
The will of Mis Lodena Edgerlo
of Salem , by which she left a larg
pail of her foilune lo Ihe Children1
homo at Sioux Falls and to varion
churches , is being contested by ' 'e
Automobile clubs of Beresford , A
cosier and Elk Point held a nieelin
at Beresford and perfected a counl
A big banquet was given by 111
Commercial club at Miller in honor a
Iho opening of Iho organization's fin
A roporl lliat Mrs Demi Finberg c
Meresford lias deserted her liusban
and ran away with another man i
emphatically denied by her friends
Intoresl has shifted from Iho nine :
talked of Meridian road to a plan fo
a big east and west road through th
state from Chicago by way of Hi
The rural public schools in Ihe v :
cinily of Aberdeen are holding a bii
corn show and exhibit in that cltj
Prizes are offered for the best dls
pla > s
There will be no Soulh Dakota stat
militia camp in 1912. This is bccaus
on alternate jears Ihe militia gee
into camp with federal troops at soin
Four strong candidates are out fo
the office of secretary of slale and i
is claimed by politicians Ihat the figh
for that office will bo the hottest c
The report of Insurance Commit
sloner Basford shows that during th
past six years there has been over 10
per cent In the fire insurance policie
held in the state.
The state board of pharmacy ha
Issued a report to the effect that th
pharmacy department in the stal
college at Brookings is ono of th
most efficient in the country.
Word has reached Huron to the e
fest that Bert Allen , for some years
resident of that city , committed su
cldo at La Crosse , WIs , , by taking cai
bolic acid. Ho was a railroad man.
It is reported that the Scotly Phillip
herd of buffalo , now numbering aboi
300 , are rolling In fat while catllo i
the same region are nearly starvei
The bison are the better foragers.
Arthur Huemoller and Howard Jei
sen attemplcd to hold up a Wester
Union messenger boy at Aberdeen an
were arrested on a charge of currying
conce-aled wcnponu Thev wore uunt
to the reformatorv at Plnnklnton
Over $4 to each pupil will bet the *
amount of slate aid to the public
schools for tlie present calendar vcai
The fund Is growing , mid the time 1st
not far distant when iimnv of the
! schools will bo oiillio.v ! supported
without locnl taxation
! Pour motherless children , the oldest
of whom was 12 } e-niH of age , wt ro
found In a teiilblo plight at Wnler-
town Thev weio entlielv without
food and had little clothing 'I heir
Immediate wants were supplied , and
the * } ' me to bo looked after b.v the
Sunshine * soclet } of that place
1 Two little daughtoiH of Mr and Mrs
Clu'Ster , of Haves , letalned their
piesenco of mind when e-aiight In a
| bll//aid and weie mned hlemalnini. .
In a sclioolhoiiHo o\ei night Instead of
tr.vlng to get home tlnongh the ntorm
Clrculais me to lie HCIII out in all
feaelieis and loutilv supeiititi-ndi nit
In the state Inking up the matter nt
'preventing ' ralhwiv accidents
| The census tepoit of IMO ! on luu i
( Ion placeii the total litigated ( > til-
tot \ in South Dakota for that ve-ai at
2MGsr ( > acict ; , mi Incieane tiom > I mm
an os In iH)0 ! )
| ( Minilest L llvde , wldelv known .is
South DaKota'st wealthiest clll/e-n , IH
about to ho tiled In the federal court
Slonx Palls on a elimge of mimis-
, Ing the mails
| John Pran/el , a ' 1'iipp count } honn
. steadi r , attempted to shool n daiich
I tor of Cliailes Put/ler while * In a fit
'of ' Insanltv Ho will probably bes m
to the * hospital at Yankton
While * w 01 king on a corntdicUir
'Peter ' Gi'ibor , a farmer , iioithwc'H ol
'llaitloid ' , had his hand taught In the
jmachlno and so liadlv mangled that it
bad to bo amputated
\\hat me expected to be the final
aiguments in the famous llamlln
counly county-seat war are being
niado liofoio Referee Thomas J Law
Tlie contending towns are Castlewood
Dr. TaIor of Mollne , 111 , in an ad
dress before the convention of the-
Slalo Implement Dealers' association
tit Sioux Falls urged the dealers to
take * up scientific farming methods
j with the farmers.
I Bishop Rowe of Alaska in an ad
dress before the students of Iho slalo
college at Miookings entered a vlcor
Jens denial of Commodore Pear > s
claim that Christian missions were a
failure among the Eskimo
W T Brown , of near Crook Cit > ,
while silling in his cabin was slruck
with a piece of rock thrown from a
quarry blast and seriously injured
D M. Danner and Robert Richard
son , lesidents of Jeranld count } , were
both seriousl } injured while operating
com shredders Tlie injuries mav
Anehew Anderson of Clarno , while
ft templing lo biidlo a horse , was
thrown down by the animal and ver }
seriously injured. 11 Is feared that he
An extensive ptogram has been pre
pared for the annual convention of
tlie Soulh Dakota Corn Growers as
, soclatlon , which is lo meet at Mitchell -
[ ell Jan. 15 to IS
Fred Kluckman of Toronto was
'frightfully ' burned by an explosion of
a Un pail in which he was attempting
' lo warm up some coffee
| Two Sioux Indians in an advanced
slago of intoxication attempted to
shool up Ihe town of Carter and were
' captured only after a bard fight
The Redfield poultry show is to lie
1 held the firsl week in January Instead
'of ' the thiid week as original ) }
planned A M Shaner of Lanark , 111 ,
1 will score the birds
! i A movement has been slaited bv the
citi/ens of While Lake to establi-.li
' a fine summer resoil park around the
'lake ' near that town which bears the
1 same name.
' , A local biior at Castlewood paid
' ,0111 , $1fi'j ! ) to farmers of the commu-
nil } for hogs and turkeys within three
Local firemen of Iho slalo are tak
ing vigorous exception to remarks }
made by Stale Fire Marshal Craft in
connection with the stale tournament
ami opposing a state appropriation
Geitrudo Ritchie , daughter of Mrs
Ritchie , whose companion , Louis Hog-
eis , is on trial for the minderof her
Infant , tcsllfled In Iho Irial Ihat Mrs
] Ritchie had never divorced her first
The Brown counly coin school
closed a very successful session at
Aberdeen wilh a total attendant e ot
2,733 recorded. It will bo repeated
Tlie Commercial club at AVatauga
has taken up the sidewalk problem in
that town and proposes lo push Ihe
mailer of now and boiler walks
throughout the cily.
Coyolcs have become such a pesl in
Iho Black Hills connlry thai many of
Ihe counlies have offered a special
bounty of $2 for each cooto scalp
An Involuntary petillon In bank
ruplcy has been filed against the Dairy
Lunch system at Aberdeen , and Ihat
company nolified to prepare a sc bed-
ulo of creditors.
Mrs. Albert Meslo of Yankton fell
through the entrance of an outsldo eel-
i lar way and sustained severe injuries.
i A ear-old daughter of Mr and
Mrs Bert Hall of Aberdeen fell into
i an elevator shaft in a hotel there and
dropped thirty feet. She miraculously
s escaped serious Injury.
Mr. and Mrs , Bert Miller of Aber
deen , parents of a young girl recently
sent to the reform school , were ar
rested and fined for failure to do their
duty in the care of the child.
President H. K. Warren of Yankton
college pronounced the eulogy over
the body of the lalo Judge Tripp at
L Iho funeral , which was held In the
Episcopal church Monday morning
Attention is being called to the fact
that the 1910 census shows that irri
gation In South Dakota has been
cheaper according to the territory ben
efited than in any other state ,
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