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THE JJOHFOLK NEWS : FRIDAY , AUOt'ST HI , I'JIHI.
PICKPOCKET AT NELIGH SELECT
ED A QUEER VICTIM.
AND GOT A WATCH WORTH $35
There Is a Good Deal of Fun In No-
llgh Today Over the Fact That an
Officer of the Law Was Selected by
the Thug for His Feat.
Nellgh , Neb. , AUK. 25. Special to
The News : What must n pickpocket
think , who will select a policeman for
his victim niul lift the officer's $ : ? 5
wntch from his pocket ?
That Is the query tlmt hns been sot
Bolng In Nellgh todny ns the result ot
n feat performed by a "dip" last night
upon II. L. Hear , one of the special
policemen on duty during cnrnlval
Policeman Dear didn't miss the timepiece -
piece until It was gone. Policemen
never miss their watches till they're
gone. And then , Hear-like , he
But the pickpocket , who had evi
dently arrived with the carnival mul
titude , has not presented himself for
arrest , and has not returned the watch.
There Is some thought that he may
i send It back by mall , to emphasize the
jokeon the preserver of peace and
Valentine Klein returned Saturday
from Roberts county , South Dakota ,
where he had bought 320 acres of land
about live months ago , and has sold
the land now , making $1,000 profit/
Ben Mnyliow was here Saturday
Holy communion was observed at
the Catholic church here 'Sunday.
Rev. Father Walsh of Norfolk officiat
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Sanders of
Ewing were visiting here Sunday with
his brother , John E. Sanders and fam
iiy.Wm. . Busteed was here Monday from
John Henderson and George Thomp
son of Norfolk were Battle Creek vis
Cecil Owens , a former well known
farmer of Fairview and now an em
ploye of the Northwestern railroad ,
was greeting old friends here Satur
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Muncie Hackler has been seriously ill
the last week , but is improving now
Franz Kallweit , a wealthy German
.who was looking for a location here
has left us and gone to Sutherland
Lincoln county , Monday.
Simon Skepenelt of St. Charles , Mo.
was visiting here a week with Chas
Hegemeier and left Monday for the
southern part of the state seeking
land. We have no cheap land In thl
part of the country.
Earl E. Cartney of the Palace sa
loon , went to Deweese , Clay county
Monday , where he will remain abou
one week on business.
Frank Derrlk was here Monday fron
Hengstler Bros , have put a bricl
foundation under their large imple
ment building. John Schacher did th
Lambert Kerbel will occupy th
Mrs. Carrabine residence on Depo
street by the first of next month. The
latter will move to Norfolk.
G. C. Benning returned Monday
from Hot Springs , S. D. J. W. Rlcl
and daughter , Miss Clara , Mr. and
Mrs. Doy Curas and E. F. Hans and
. daughters , Misses Nelda and Nora ,
are still up there , but are. expected
home before the races.
Herman Meissner and six of his
farmer neighbors north of town have
. bought their own threshing outfit.
Miss Mattie Ingoldsby , assistant
principal of our high school , and ac
companied by her nephew , Master
Earl Oliver , returned Monday from
her 040-acre homestead near Curlew
In Cherry county. Miss Ingoldsby
states that this new country has a
A. P. Brubaker and family were vis
iting Sunday with his. parents , Mr. and
Mrs. Martin Bruhaker at Norfolk.
Mrs. Danford Taylor Is on the sick
list and under the care of a physician.
Harry Barnes and Herm. Hogrefe
were attending the republican state
convention at Lincoln Wednesday.
. The United Brethren were holding
revival meetings at the Hillsdale
church south of hero this week. It Is
said that people wei'o converted by
Our business men are very busy
nnw nrminrlnir for the raCOS to COme
off here the 29th , 30th and 31st of this
month. All kinds of sports and shows
will be here. Burk's Uncle Tom's CabIn -
In show will bo hero on the 30th.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Long of Madi
son were visiting here the middle of
the week with their daughter , Mrs.
W. C. Day and family.
The Baptist Sunday school held its
minimi picnic In the grove at the coun
ty poor farm Wednesday.
Mrs. Ariel Wolfe , who was at Hot
Springs , S. D. , returned Wednesday.
On her way home she stopped off at
Merrlman for a visit at the home of
her sister , Mrs. Peter Fitch.
Mrs. Annie Severn and son Raymond
mend went to South Omaha Wednes
day for a visit with her parents , Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Kerbel.
A. B. Richardson , who was In town
Wednesday night to do some trading
found while going home that he was
short a rubber blanket , groceries and
meat , which ho had placed In his bug
gy In front of W B , Fuerst's store.
/ / Fred Brechler has bought tjie vacat
ed Crum livery born on Second street.
It Is understood that ho will tear It
down and shipped the lumber up to
liunnn on his ranch.
Ralph Simmons went up to Bassetl
Wednesday on business.
Carpenters are at work building n
largo barn for llonry Massman on his
farm adjoining town.
WANTED. Gentleman or lady with
good reference , to travel by rail or
with n rig , for a firm of $250,000.00
capital. Salary $1,072.00 per year and
oxpencs ; salary paid weekly and ox
PCMHOS advanced. Address , with
stamp , Jos. A. Alexander , Norfolk ,
TRACK IS IN GOOD CONDITION ,
EVENTS ARE ON.
HAD BALL GAME YESTERDAY
On Account of the Condition of the
Track There Was No Racing Yes
terday Basket Ball Game Was
Played There Last Night.
Nellgh , Neb. , Aug. 25. Special to
The News : Owing to the condition
of the track no races were held and
everythln'g postponed until today.
The ball game between Star and Or
chard 'was played on schedule time
ml was an cloven Inning contest , re
tilling in laver of Orchard by a score
if 10 to 9.
Score by innings :
Orchard . . . ' 00 t 10
itar 12200010000 ! !
Batteries : Oichard , Hong and
i'horntoir Star , Tonnir , Allstott and
Stringfellow. Umpire , Sam Botsford
The 2:25 : class , 2:30 : class and the
rue-for-all races , will take place today.
S'ellgh and Stanton are scheduled for
ball game. The Newman Grove
iris defeated the Oakdale girls in
jasket ball , score 10-8.
'Plainvlew 3 , Osmond 0.
Plainvlew , Neb. , Aug. 25. Special
.o The News : In a pitchers' battle
'lainview ' defeated Osmond yesterday
By Innings :
Plainvlew 01000020 x 3
Hits : Plainvlew 1 , Osmond 5 ; er
rors : Plainvlow 1 , Osmond 0 ; 1ml
lories : Plainvlew Dunaway , Smltl
and Taylor ; Osmond Fischer am
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R.
Annual Stockholders' Meeting at Chicago
cage , October 17 Personal Attend
ance of Individual Holders Desired
Free Ticket to the Meeting.
Public notice is hereby given tha
the regular annual meeting of tin
stockholders of the Illinois Centra
Railroad company will be held at th
company's office In Chicago , Illinois
on Wednesday , October 17 , 1900 , at 1
To permit personal attendance a
said meeting there will bo issued o
each holder of one or more shares o
the capital stock of the Illinois Centra
Rallioad company , as registered o
the books of Iho company al Hie clos
of business on Monday , September 21 ,
1900 , who Is of full age , a Uckot en
abling him or her to travel free over
the company's lines' from the station
on the Illinois Central railroad nearest
to his or her registered address to
Chicago and return , such ticket to bo
good for the journey to Chicago only
during Hie four days immedlalcly pre
ceding and the day of the meeting ,
and for the return journey from Chicago
cage only on the day of the meeting
and the four days immediately follow
ing when properly countersigned and
stamped during business hours on or
before Saturday , Oclober 20 , 190G
that Is to say. between 9:00 : a. m. and
5:00 : p. m. in the office of the assist
ant secretary , Mr.W. . G. Bruen , in
Chicago. Such licket may be obtained
by any hold.-r of slock registered as
above , on ai > "l"iatlon , In writing , to
the' president > the company In Chicago
cage , but each tiuckholder must indi
vidually apply for his or her ticket.
Each application must stale Ihe full
name and address of Ihe stockholder
exactly as given in Ills or her certifi
cate of stock , together with the num
ber and date of such cerlificalo. No
more than oho person 'will be carried
free in respect to any one holding ot
stock ns registered on Ihe books of
the company. A. G. Hackstaff ,
To Richard Winfrey , non-resident
defendant will lake notice that on the
? : Jnl dnv. of August. A. D. 1900. Hthol
S. Winfrey , plaintiff herein , filed bur
petition in the district court of Ma.ll-
son county , Nebraska , against tlio de
fendant , the object and prayer of
which are to obtain a decree of Jlvoico
from defendant , on ground thar. in the
month of March 1901 , he willfully
abandoned the plaintiff , and for more
than two years last past has boon 'vill
fully absent from plaintiff without any-
just or reasonable cause. The plain
tiff asks for custody of Glen Winfrey ,
Issue of said marriage alleging that defendant -
fondant Is not a suitable person to he
entrusted with care , custody and edu
cation of said child.
You are required to answer said pe <
tlllon on or before Monday , the 1st
day of October , A. D. 190 < 5.
Ethel S. Winfrey , Plaintiff ,
By Powers & Barnhart ,
Dated August 23rd , 190G ,
A. C. LUTZE , WHO SPOKE IN NOR
FOLK , THE LEADER.
NEBRASKA IN THE ASSOCIATION
When Mr. Lutze Spoke Before the Sons
of Hermann of This City Last Sun
day , at the Flag Dedication , He Told
of the Meeting Today.
The following dispatch from Davon-
port. Iowa , tolls of the mooting of ( jor-
iiian-Aniorlean editors us announced
In Norfolk last Sunday by Editor A.
( ' . Lut7.0 of Sioux C'lty , who made tht <
address hero before the Norfolk lodge.
Sons of Hermann , upon the evonl of
their ling dedication. Mr. l.ut/.o stat
ed here that he would go to Davenport
this week , and thai the organization
would become national In IIH charac
Daveniwrt , la. , Aug. 25. The sixth
annual meeting of the Gorniun-Amor-
Iran Press Association of Iowa , South
Dakota and Nebraska opened at Dav
The first session was hold In the
mooting room of the Davenport Turn
memelnde , Col. Joseph Elboeck of
Des Molnes , president of the assocla
tion , presiding. The second session
will be from 1:30 : p. m. to 2:30 : p. m.
At 3 p. in. the members will take part
In an excursion on the steamer
Eclipse , going from Davenport to Lo-
Claire. They will return to Daven
port via the Iowa and Illinois Interurb-
nn railway. In the evening a "Gor
man kommers" will bo held In the
Turner hall opera house , over which
Dr. A. Saner will prcaldc. Speeches
will bo made by Waldo Becker , mayor
of Davenport ; Col. Elboeck of DOS
Molnes ; L. P. Wolf of Peorln , III. , and
B. F. Tlllinghast , president of the Trl
City Press club. A program of twen
ty-six numbers hns been arranged for
this occasion. For the women a spe
cial place in the balcony will'be re
served , and the olhcr parts .of the op
era house will be open to the general
Today there was n session from 9
o'clock until noon. The following pa
pers wore read : "The Gorman-Amer
icans of Davenport , " Adolph Peterson
of Davenport ; "How Can a German
Paper In This Country Best Succeed ? "
J. II. Johannes of Columbus , Neb. ;
" in Poll-
"The Gorman-American Press -
ics , " A. C. Lulze of Sioux City ; "Ger
man-Americans , Awake and Stand up
for -Your Rights , " Hans Demuth of
Sioux Falls , S. D. ; "The German Jour
nalists In America , " Gustav Lysor of
Yankton , S. D. ; "The German-Amer
ican Trinity : The Press , the Church
and the School , " Carl Lohmann of
Burlington , lown ; "The Taking of and
Collecting for Subscriptions Through
the Postoffices , " Gustav Dletsch of
Postvllle , Iowa. This afternoon there
will be an automobile ride through
Davenport , Rock Island , Mollne and
Arsenal Island , arranged by the Trf-
City Press club , the Davenport Auto
club and the Davenport Commercial
club. There will be'a concert and
banquet at the auditorium of the Rock
Island Coniemrclul club in Iho even
ing , with a speech by G. W. McCask-
rln , mayor of 'Rock Island , and re
sponses by members of the press asso
ciations of Illinois and the western
states. At this occasion M1ss Lulu
Lutze of Sioux City , the talented so
prano , will sing "The Shadow Dance , '
from the opera "DInorah , " by Meyer
beer. Miss Abby A. Lawrence will
give as a piano solo "Rhapsodic Hun-
grolso No. 2 , " by Liszt. Other solo-
isls of Rock Island and Peoria will
lake parl In Ihe concert.
On Sunday morning the last session
of the association will be held. On
Sunday afternoon the members of the
association and their wives will ho
guests of honor nt Iho Davenport
Turngemoinde , which Intlor organiza
tion will celebrale Us anniversary al
Ihe Schuetzen park at Davenport.
The association was founded by A.
C. Lutze of Sioux City , In 1901 , and
held its first meeting In that year at
Iowa City. Fourteen charter members
were present and the German-Ameri
can Press Association of Iowa was
adopted as a name. In 1902 the so
ciety met al Des Molnes , and South
Dakota and Nebraska were admltled
to membership. In 1903 Iho meeling
was held in Sioux Cily and proved
one of Iho best affairs of the kind over
arranged here in German circles. Carl
Meyer. Frank Ilaaren and A. C. Lutzo
had charge of the arrangements. Goo.
D. Perkins. ex-Mayor 13. W. Caldwell ,
the members of the city council and
a number of prominent Gorman-Amor
lean citizens wore guests of honor at
the concert and banquet which was
given In honor of the members of Ihe
press association. The fourth meeting -
ing was held al Muscutlno In 1901 ,
and the fifth meeting took place last
year at Clinton. Col. Elboeck , ono of
the veteran newspaper men of Iho
state , was the first president of the
assoclallon and has hold lhal posl of
honor ever since. This year Iho Ger
man-American editors of North Da
kota , Minnesota. Illinois and New
York will bo taken Into the associa
tion , which will give the society a na
tional character , and this means that
Its name will have lo undergo a
The next meeting probably will go
RECEPTION FOR BRIAN.
Albion Candidate for State Treasurer-
ship Gets Rousing Welcome.
Albion , Neb. Aug. 27. Special to
The News Lawson G. Brian , candi
date for state treasurer , was given a
rotiHlng reception upon his arrival In
iMIilon. Although It was nearly mid
night when the train arrived there wan
a throng awaiting the homo-coming of
llrlan and IIH ! delegation from ( ho
After the baud ceased playing and
the crowd cheering , Brian gave oaeh
the glad hand and thanked them for
their good will. It Is needless to na\
that L. G. llrlan will receive the hoart.\
support of men In all parties al the
fall election In lloouo county
The world Is cruel. iiisu'iia of sym
pathlzlng with a Jealous woman , It
laughs al hor.
MISTAKEN IDEA HAS CAUSED UN
DUE COMMOTION OF LATE.
NOT IN EFFECT UNTIL JAN. 1
An Impression Hns Gained Ground In
Nebraska That the New Anti-Pass
Clause of the Rate Law Would Go
Into Effect August 28.
[ Krom Monday's Dnllv.l
Through a mistaken Idea that the
anti-pass clause In the now national
railroad rate law would go Into effect
August 28 , a good many people In Ne
braska who either had planned Inter
state trips or whoso friends are out of
the state and want to get homo , have
boon unduly active during the past
few days. The anti-pass clause of the
now law will not go into effect until
January 1 , 1907.
The following persons , under the
now statute , may still receive passes :
Railroad employes and families , Its
officers , agents , surgeons , physicians
and attorneys at law ; ministers of re
ligion , traveling secretaries of railroad
Young Men's Christian associations , In
mates of hospitals and charitable and
eleemosynary institutions , and persons
exclusively engaged In charitable' and
eleemosynary work- ; Indigent , desti
tute and homeless persons , and such
persons when transported by chari
table societies nr hospitals , and the
necessary agents employed -In such
transportation ; Inmates of the Nation
al Homes or State Homes for Disabled
Volunteer Soldiers , and of Soldiers'
and Sailors' Homes , Including those
about to enlcd and those returning
ionic after discharge and boards of
nnnagers of such homes ; necessary
care takers of live stock , poullry and
fruit ; employes on bleeping cars , ox-
iross cars , and linemen of telegraph
mil telephone companies ; railway
inaJl-sorvlce employes , postolllco Inspectors
specters ; newsboys on trains , baggage
: igents , witnesses attending any legal
investigation In which the common
jnrrler is Interested ; persons Injured
in wrecks and physicians and nurses
nit ending such persons : Provided ,
Thai Ihls provision shall not be con
strued to prohibit the Interchange of
passes for the officers , agents and em
ployes of common carriers , and their
families ; or to prohibit any common
carrier from carrying passengers free
with the object of providing relief in
cases of general epidemic1 , pestilence ,
or other calamitous visitation
If the common carrier violates this
provision of Iho statulo ho shall , for
each offense , on conviction , pay to Ihe
United States a penalty of not less
than $100 nor more than $2,000 , " and
any person , other than those excepted
In the act , who uses a railroad pass
shall be subject to a like penalty.
CHURCH WAS BURNED
Congregational House of Worship Is
Struck by Lightning.
Nollgh , Neb. , Aug. 27. Special to
The News : The Congregational
church on the Willow , about sixteen
miles northeast of Nellgh , was struck
by lightning Saturday afternoon and
burned to the ground.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Real estate transfers for Madison
county for the week ending August
25 , 190C , reported by Madison County
Abstract company , olllco with Mapes
& IIazen , , Norfolk , Neb. :
R. R. James and wife to William T.
Harris , W. D. , consideration $550 , lot
8 , block 1 , BauQh's First addition to
Carrie W. Olin and husband to Ber
tha A. Lawman , W. D. , consideration
$770 , part lots 4 and 5 , block 1 , Park
addition to Madison.
Joseph F. Korth and wife to Dennis
Stroll , W. D. , consideration $750 , lot
5. block 1 , Phillip Bauch's addition to
Total consideration of transfers ,
Total consideration of real -estate
mortgages Hied , $4,301.83.
Total consideration of real estate
mortgages released , $5,530.
Mr. and Mrs. Marsh Pcttltt wel
comed a boy baby to their homo last
Mrs. E. C. Warner and children re
turned to their home in Jerseyvlllo ,
111. , Monday.
Miss Myrtle Rice , after an extended
visit with relatives at Cripple Creek ,
Colo. , returned homo Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Warner are at home
after a month's visit on their home
stead In Wheeler county.
The social given In the hall Friday
evening by the ladles of the M. E
church , netted the church $8.00.
. At a meeting of the M. B. A. lodge
Saturday evening , Mrs. Mary A. Ramsey
soy was elected a delegate to the con
vontlon In Omaha September 5.
AND Iron Moxmtain
Offer The Following
Very Low Rentes
To CM lit In | > < iliif In Ilir
WEST AND SOUTHWEST
EVERY FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAY DURING 1906
Special llomosookcrs' Tickols al Less Than ONE FARE FOR IIIC ROUND TRIP
I'lnnl I.hull or Ticket.H 2\ \ Days , With stopover Privileges
On the Same Dales SPECIAL ONE-WAY COLONIST TICKETS
WILL HE UN SALE TO OE11TAIN POINTS IN THE
WKVr AND SOUTHWEST
AT AI.AVOST MALI' l | | | > UUUULAK ONU-WAY RAW
Tlu'Ho TloltclHvill lit * limited to ( ' ( intiiiiKMiH piixHiiKi' . no stopovers to bo
allowed ; nil tickets to miirkoil "Huoonil-oliiHH , no ) nod in htanitaiil nlcoj Ing
Go BOO the wonderful prosperity of the Country oflbr-
ing the greatest opportunities on earth.
l-'or further Inforinntlon , maps , folern ! , etc. , mldreHrt
T. F. GODFREY , Passenger and Ticket Agt. , Omahn , Nob.
H. C. TOWNSEND , Gon. Paas. and Tkt. Agt , St. Louis , Mo.
TOM HUGHES. Traveling Pass. Agt. , Omaha , Nob.
I Lo\v R oxmd Trip
I Chicago , Mil\vaukee St. Ie
I Paul Railway
I One faro plus $2.00 for 15 day ticket.
One faro pi IKS $ ! . ( ) ( ) for IK ) day tickot.
I On .salo daily to many points in Canada and I
Western Now York , and on Ati ustSth and
22nd , and September f > lh and IDth to many
New England points. Toll us where you
want to go and wo will # ivo you the best
rate for your trip. For furl her information
tion and .folders write to
I F. A. NASH ,
General Western Agent ,
1524 Farnsxm St. Omaha , Neb.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL R. R
August 4th , Cth and ( Itli. Kolnrn limil August Ifit . Tickets good
on all trniuR , and in clmlr cars and bloopers Diagrams now open
for reservations. Double berth m Tourist cur $1.25.
Tickets sold in Advance
Fast Trains leave Omaha at 8 00 n. in. , 5.00 p. in. and 0.00 p. m.
City Ticket Office 1402 Farimm St. , Omaha.
SAnUEL NORTH ,
District Passenger Agent ,
Throw asidcj the cares of every day life and hldo yourself amid the
eternal hills of the
The Midland route "nils Iho bull's eye of the world's scenery. " Spe
cial rates all summer. Best line to Salt Lake and Pacific coast points.
Elegant dining cars , service a la carlo. Through Pullman observation
Send 15c In stamps and get a handsome
color reproduction of Charles H. Harmon's fa
mous painting of the Seven Castles. "Fine enough
for a wedding present. " All Midland agents or
Colorado Midlourvd Railway
C. H. SPOERS , G. P. A , 17th and California Sts. , Denver , Col.