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TIIH NOHKOUC WKKKI.V \H\V8..1orK\AI , . FIHDAY ,11'hY M. 1011
Ur. nnd Mrs , John Krucgtr and fam
ily have gone to Wisconsin for an ex
Horn , to Mr. and Mrs. August Stef-
fen , a daughter.
Mrs. Hans Vogt Is at Tilden visit
ing with relatives.
Miss Adeline Moratz of Hosklns was
u visitor In the city.
Mrs. W. S. O'Brien went to Madison
to visit with relatives.
Mrs. C. H. Groesbeck and children
returned from a visit with relatives at
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bucholz and
ucm Ardcn of Omaha spent the night
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Reynolds and
family have gene to Wisconsin to
upend two weeks at a lake resort.
Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Beebo are now
comfortably settled In their new home
on East Norfolk avenue. The house
IH ol the most modern type.
Another hobo was added to Street
Commissioner Leu's force and Is mak
ing good headway in the cleaning up
of the objectionable weeds along the
Ed Brueggeman placed In position
In front of the Nebraska National |
bank building the second Ad club
c'luster light which will be In opera
tion thin evening.
William Mclntyro , the former North
western roundhouse employe who was
injured In falling from a moving train ,
IB now reported to be suffering from a
fractured skull. Besides this he has
two ugly scalp wounds.
There wore twenty losses to corn
cribs , wind mills nnd barns on farms
In this vicinity during the recent wind
utoriu. All these twenty losses , says
one insurance man , are to be adjusted
by insurance companies.
A regular meeting of the Ad club
will be held this evening In the olllce
of the Norfolk Light and Power com-1
pany. All members are requested to
be In attendance. Much important
business IB to bo transacted and ar
rangements for the ball game and a
new entertainment will be discussed.
So satisfied is the Ad club with
their entertainments given at the Ly-
rlc Wednesday evening that they have
arranged with the Crystal theater
management to give two entertain-
iiients next Wednesday and Thursday.
Tbe feature of these entertainments
will be the daylight curtain which
will be exhibited for tbe first time In
Otto Laubsch and Miss Anna From-
mer went to Madison Thursday mornIng -
Ing and at 2 o'clock Thursday after
noon they were united In marriage by
Judge Bates. The young couple will
make their home with the groom's
parents , Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Laubsch ,
305 South First street. Mr. Laubsch I
is emplo > ed as a clerk in his father's
Herbert Hauptli , the Norfolk joung
man who was seized by Policeman \
Livingston the other night when he
had put his foot on the pedal of bis
bicycle to start home , will not be pros
ecuted. The action of Officer Living-
ton was repudiated by authoiities
"higher up" in the administration and
instructions were issued to Chief of
Police Marquardt to drop tbe case.
Secretary A. W. Hawkins of the
Commercial club has gone to Neligh
to attend a meeting of secretaries of
the > Northeast Nebraska Racing cir
cuit of which he is local secretary.
P. M. Bairett , secretary of the entire
circuit , will also attend the meeting.1 '
Mr. Hawkins is scheduled to attend a
meeting of the executive committee of
the Nebraska Publicity league which
meets in Omaha Monday. Mr. Hawk
ins is a member of the committee.
Scout Master A. O. Hazen is busy
getting together all members of the
Norfolk boy scout organization. Mr.
Haren has made arrangements for a
mass meeting of the boy scouts for
next Tuesday night , when it will be
decided whether or not the bo.vs shall
go into Encampment this summer.
The meeting will be held at the home
of Scout Haiolcl Anderson. The reor
ganization of a patiol is also to be a
feature of the evening's meeting. The
boys all are equipped with uniforms
and staffs and all are in good condi
tion to enjoy a few weeks' camping.
Battle Creek Boys Pay Fine of $35. .
Battle Creek , Neb. , July 7. Special
to The News : The bojs who set a
dog on fire about three weeks ago
were fined $35 and costs by Justice .
Neuwerk. County Attorney Nichols
prosecuted and Attorney Barnhart of
Norfolk defended. The fine and costs
were paid at once.
Rev. and Mrs. P. L. Bornhoeft were
here Sunday from Tilden attending
the Frauen-Verein picnic.
Bernard Risk arrived here Wednes
day from Chejenne , Wyo.
Members of the Lutheran church
will hold their quarterly business ;
meeting Sunday afternoon.
Mr. nnd Mis. Henry W. Miller of
Omaha visited here the forepart of
the vveek with her parents , Mr. and
MrsJ. . W. Risk.
Mrs. Peter Bees visted the forepart
of this vveek at the home of her cous
in , Mrs. James House , near Tilden.
Mike Ploi.zek , accompanied by his
family , was heio the latter pait of
last week visiting his , patents and
other lelatives. Some > ears ago he
was In business heie , but now Is an
employe In the Union Pacific raihoad
olllco at Omaha.
Dr. and Mra. W. B Hall went to
Pilger Monday to spend the Fourth
with relatives at that place.
Mr. and Mis. William Seiffert went
to Schuyler Monday lor a visit at the
home of her sister. Mrs. B. Langhoop
Mrs. Herman Hogrefe returned
Tuesday fiom an extended visit witl
relatives at Lakelleld , Minn.
Fred Wei ner was here Wednesday
on business from Meadow Grove.
Mrs. Carl Balofsky was a NorfoH >
Martin Wlchman arrived hen
Wednesday from St. Paul , Minn , foi
an extended visit with his graudpar
ents , Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fuerst , nd
William NIcolay , jr , who bas beei
down to Uccincr nbout fl\o months , nr-
jived homo Wednesday.
The work on the waterworks will
begin this week. Nearly nil the inn
tcrlnl has arrival. All the mains are
spread and the law engine for the
Vower house IB here also.
Prisoner Bites a Policeman.
George Wheeler , who has been spc
clal policeman for the past three days
IH ' ' recovering from a wound on his
hand as the result of being bitten by a
drunken prisoner whom lit1 arrested a
few days ago. The wound had BWO !
leu badly and for a time It was be
lleved the hand was Infectt'd. Mr.
Wheeler had just put the prisoner In
bin cell and wag locking the buried
door , when the piisoner jumped ut him
and commenced gnawing at his hand
The fiont teeth weie well Imbedded
In the fleshy part of the hand.
LOB Angeles , July 7. The Pacific
Coast Steamship company's steamship
Santa Rosa went ashore off Point Ar-
guello In Santa IJarbara county at 3
o'clock this morning , according to
wireless messages received early to
day at Los Angeles harbor. The Stan
dard Oil company's barge No 91 Is on
the ' way to render assistance. No de
tails ' have been received of the dam
age , although the messages say the
ship was on the beach.
COOLER IN SOUTHWEST.
| Clouds ( and Rains Bring Relief Hot
j I Again in Northern Kansas.
Kansas City , July 7 Clouds over
the ( southwest this morning and genera
era ! rains and thunder storms last
night , so lowered the temperature that
none of the extreme heat of the last
week will be experienced in that ter
ritory today , according to the local
forecaster. Further north , in Mis-
I soui 1 and northern Kansas , hot weath
| cr is again prevailing , with little rain
' In sight. The thermometer stood at
, 83 at St. Joseph , Mo. , at 9 o'clock
j At Omaha the temperature was 74 at
Neligh Boosters Have a Great Day.
Neligh , Neb. , July 7. Special to
j The News : The liist booster advertis
ing trip of the Neligh Commereia'
club was a grand success yesterday ,
Not an accident nor a break of any
kind was there In evidence during the
100-mile journey. The start was made
at 7:30 : In the morning and arrived
home at C In the evening , all express
ing themselves as highly pleased with
the trip and the royal entertainmen
accorded the boosters by the citizens
of the towns visitqd.
The second day trip was begun at
o'clock this morning , passing througl :
| Elgin and Petersburg , then directly tc
Norfolk , where they stopped for din
Ewing , Neb , July 7. Special to The
News : The Neligh boosters arrived
| here yesterday and made a great hit
[ i Speeches were made by Mr. McAllis
ter and Mr. McKay , and Mayor San
ders of Ewlng welcomed the visitor
in a neat address.
Early Potato Crop Falls.
Hotels purchased new potatoes fo
I as high as $3 per bushel and old ones
I sold at Jl.no recently , but the price
during the past two days has gone
down to $2 on new potatoes.
G. L. Carlson says :
"Earjy potatoes up to this time
have proved a falluie , but the late
j crop will probably De normal , providIng -
Ing the hot weather abates ; but if it
11'continues > hot , I do not believe even
the late crop will amount to much.
Early potatoes planted now with favorable
vorable weather conditions could ma
ture a crop. "
"Preserved Irish potatoes 10 cents
per dish. " That is what a Norfolk
business man predicts will be seen
some of these days if the extremely
hot weather does not abate and allow
some of the potatoes to grow. The
go\ eminent report bhowsji very small
crop of potatoes , and imestigation of
he early spuds in this vicinity lines
ip exactly with the government's re-
When the potato vines first made
he gardens look nice and gieen , there
vas fear from the potato bug. The
bug was killed and the vines continued
growing , but the expected hill of po-
atoes cannot be found. A number of
gardens with excellent potato vines ?
reaching almost to a man's hip have
very few potatoes in the carefully cul-
tivated hills. A number of the beau-
tiful vines were pulled up minus potatoes -
tatoes , or in some instances about two
or three potatoes no larger than small
Two Wives Ask Divorce.
Madibon , Neb , July 7. Special to
The News Mrs. llattle C. Lindsay of
Norfolk has filed a petition in the dis
trict court of this county for a divorce
ngainst her husband , James F , Lind
say. Both parties reside at Norfolk.
She charges in her petition extieme
cruelty and failure on the part of her
husband to pro\ide support for herself
and her two sons and two daughters
and asks the couit to grant legal sep
aration and the custody of her cull-
Also M : * Saiah E. Stamper seeks
a dhorco from her husband , Gro\er
C. Stamper. Mr. and Mrs. Stamper
weie mairied in Virginia in 190S and
came to Battle Cieek , Madison county
in K'09 ' They have no children
Some months ago Stamper was arrested
ed on the complaint of his wife foi
shooting a hole In the tea pot am (
otherwise using a pun recklessly ir
the presence of his wife , and was glv
en a jail sentence by the court , am
. when released from jtill was told tone
leave the county and not return.
Ordinance No. 369.
An ordinance amending section om
of ordinance No. 330 , by elimiuatini
from said section that portion whicl
fixes the salary of street commissions
at the sum of $120 per annum ; wate
commissioner at the sum of ? COO.O
per annum , city attorney at the sun
of400.00 per annum , and city en- :
glneer at the sum of $500 , and enng
the salary of said officers , and ill-
ing all parts of said ordinance In con *
fllct with this ordinance.
lie it ordained by the ma > or and
council of the city of Norfolk , Ne
Section 1. That section one of or
dinance No. 330 be amended by strik
ing out of said section the following
words and phrases :
"Street commissioner the sum of
1120.00 pei annum to be paid month
"Water commissioner the sum of
$600 00 per annum to be paid month
"Police Judge the sum of $30000 per
annum to be paid monthly. "
"City engineer the sum of $5.00 per
day for each day actually employed. "
"Citv attorney the sum of $400.00
per annum to be paid quarterly. "
And that said section one as revis
ed and amended by this ordinance to
read as follows :
"Section 1. The olllcers and em
ployes of the city of Norfolk , Nebras
ka , shall be entitled respectively to
receive the following salaries for their
sen Ices , to be paid In city warrants
at par , to-wlt :
"Major the sum of $30000 per an-
nuin to be paid quarterly.
"Each councilman the sum of
$150.00 per annum to be paid quar
"City clerk the sum of $800.00 per
annum to be paid monthly , he to de
vote his whole time to the city.
"City attorney the sum of $500.00
per annum to be paid quarterly.
"City treasurer the sum of $300.00
per annum to be paid quarterly.
"Street commissioner tne sum of
$720.00 per annum payable monthly.
"Chief of police the sum of $900.00
per annum payable monthly , he to
receive no other compensation or fee
or reward from any person or source
for any purpose whatsoever.
"Night policeman the sum of $720.00
per annum to be paid monthly , ho to
receive no other or further compen
sation , fee or reward from any person
or any source for any purpose what
"Chief of the fire department the
sum of $75 00 per annum to bo paid
quarterly , no fee to be paid for in
"Junction policeman the sum of
$720.00 per annum to be paid quartely ,
he to receive no other or further com
pensation or fee or reward from any
person or persons or source for any
"Police judge the sum of $400.00 per
annum to be paid monthly , all his oth
er fees as police judge to be paid to
the city of Norfolk.
"Water commissioner the sum of
$900.00 per annum to be paid monthly.
"Each member of the public works
committee the sum of $1.00 per an
num to be paid annually.
"City engineer the sum of $1,500.00
per annum to be paid monthly , he to
accept no other employment conflict
ing with his duties to the city.
City physician the sum of $10.00
per month payable monthly.
Special policeman the sum of $2.00
"All other employes shall receive
such compensation for their services
as may be agreed upon by resolution
ol the city council. "
Sec. 2. That all parts of section
one of said ordinance No. 330 incon
sistent and in conflict with this or
dinance are hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This ordinance to take ef-
feet and be in force from and after
passage , approval and publication
as provided by law.
Passed and approved this 12th day
of June , 1911.
John Friday ,
Attest : Mayor.
Ed Harter , City Clerk.
Madison , Neb , July 7. Special to
The NwsOtto H. Laubsch and
Miss Anna K. Frommer , both of Nor
folk , were married by Judge Bates in
the court room.
A marriage license was issued to
Theodor Thompson and Miss Elinor
Kristofferson , both of Newman Grove.
EwiDg , Neb. , July 7. Special to
The News : On July 4 Frank Hubel
and Miss Antonia Tegel were united
in matrimony at St. Peter's church ,
Rev. Father Rose officiating. Mr. Hu-
bel owns a fine ranch near Goose lake.
Mrs. Hubel , who has only been in
- America about six months , having
been born in Germany , has already
many friends here. J. J. Shober and
Miss Lucy Tegel acted as bridegroom
Fire Destroys Auto.
Lyons , Neb , July 7. C. O. Swanson -
son lost his auto while returning from
the races at Tekamah. The car in
some manner caught fire and was en
FATAL CLASHES IN STRIKE.
Street Car Men in Mexico City Stir up
, Disorder and Riot.
Mexico City. July 7. Fierjuent
- clashes with fatal results marked the
strike of the street car men and Ihe
-tiikers seem to control the situation.
The fesubuiban cars being inn are
the cause of the trouble in most in
stances. Following a clash between
. police and rioters near the car barns
In which two were killed , another liot
- occurred in which Gov. Granos of the
federal distiict plajed a part.
: To make a peisonal inspection , ho
boarded an outgoing subuiban train.
- Soon after stalling a mass of iloters
was encountered. Stones were hurled
through the car windows and on each
pide of the governor some ono shouted
for the crowd to set fire to the car.
The governor gave orders to charge
the crowd. Sabres were used. More
than fifty ai rests were made. Most of
those arrested are sympathizers.
The strike of the cigarette makers
came to an end without the company
finding It necessary to make conces
sions. The bakers voted not to strike.
- The threatened strike of telegraph
messengers was dispelled by the de
- partment of communications assuring
them that they would be supplied with
rain coats and granted shorter hours.
The bovs continued to woik
From Vern Cruz came the news that
stevedores < had struck for higher
wages. No disorder was reported
According to reports received from
Agnus Callentes and Mapiml the
strikes of smelter men at tlui'-e places
were settled last night and the men
returned to work todn > at practically
the same wages thev had been getting.
Ottawa Crew Defeated.
Henley , on the Thames , July 7.
The Ottawa rowing club's eight was
beaten toda > in the semi dual heat
for the grand challenge cup by the
Magdalen college crew , the present
holders of the trophy. It was a grand
and exciting race. The Oxonians
finally obtained the lead and drew
away from the Canadians when close
to the winning post and won by two
lengths. The time was 0 minutes 55
Women Playing Tennis.
Kansas City , July 7 Play in the
Missouri valley women's tennis tour
ney Is expected to reach the semifinals
als in singles today and possibly the
finals j in doubles. The winner of a
match j between Miss Patience Hooker
and Miss Pauline Fort will play Miss
Evelyn Seavey , Missouri valley titleholder -
holder , this afternoon.
Another Bloodless Revolt.
Buenos Ajre . Argentine , Julj 7.
The local newspapers report another
bloodless revolution in Paraguav. The
garrison at Asuncion " revolted and
made a prisoner of President Jara ,
who forthwith resigned. Congress
then selected Liberator Rejas , presi
dent of the senate for provisional
president ' pending new elections1.
Still Hot at St. Joe.
St. Joe , Mo , July 7 Lowering
clouds thioughout jesterday and last
night brought no rain here and the
sun shone hot again today with the
mercury at 83 at 9 o'clock and indica
tions that It would reach 100 by after
TEACHERS FILL FRISCO.
Mrs. Ella Flagg Young Reiterates
Statement She Won't Run Again.
San Francisco , July 7. A lively
fight on various issues between the
socalled "Insurgents" and "old guard"
wings of the National Educational as
sociation which opens Its convention
here tonight , is indicated by state
ments by its president , Mrs. Flagg
Young of Chicago. Mrs. Young , lead
er of the progressive element , was
asked what she thought of the insur
gent prospects of success. " 1 cannot
tell yet , " she said. "I think it depends
n good deal on how San Francisco and
the other coast towns line up. We are
bringing nearly 300 delegates from
Chicago nnd New York will have a
large representation , but it is the
place we are in that usually decides
such things. I have no definite information
mation on how the 'old guard' has
reached into the west and organized. "
Reiterating her positive declaration
that she will not be a candidate for
re-election , Mrs. Young said that she
would not accept the oflice even if
offered to her.
Though suffering from a slight affec
tion of the throat and ear that both
ered her considerably on the journey
to the coast , Mrs. Young asserts that
her indisposition will not interfere .
with her work as presiding officer of
the convention. She spent today reet-
ing and recuperating her strength for
the banquet in her honor tonight ,
which will begin the formal proceed
ings of the association. Mrs. Young
will respond to the toast "Education
Values. " Prof E. C Moore of Yale
university , David Starr Jourdan , president -
dent of the Stanford university , Mrs.
O Sheppard Barnum of Los Angeles ,
national chairman of the school of
patrons , and Benjamin Ide Wheeler of
the University of California will make
The training of teachers and ethical
education are two of the questions in
which Mrs. Young sajs she is most
Intel ested just now and which she
proposes passing on at this assembly.
Thousands of delegates arrived over
night and today , and it is expected
that the majority of the educators who
will take part in the convention will
have reached San Francisco by to
Smelter Strike Ends.
Monterey , Mex. , July 7. Four hun
dred strikers effected a settlement
with the management of the Amer
ican Smelter and Refining company in
this city and returned to work. The
men struck Saturday for higher wages.
Further than tbe statement that the
settlement was a compromise the
terms of the agreement were not given
A POLITICAL ROW ?
Hitchcock and Hilles Will Mix , it is
Said , Over Alabama.
Washington , July 7. Most of the
prominent federal officeholders of the
state of Alabama invaded the. white
house and laid before the president
such a tale of republican factional woe
that politicians in the capltol prompt
ly affected to see the beginning of a
lively low between Postmaster Gen
eral Frank H. Hitchcock and C. D
Ullles , the president's secretary , the
two leading political advisers of the :
According to the Alabamans , Mr
Hitchcock is behind the candidacy o
P. M. Long for republican state chair
man. Long also has the backing o
P. D. Barker , republican national com
mitteeman and postmaster at Mobile
an acknowledged friend of the post
master general. Mr. Hilles IB said t
be supporting the candidacy of J. O
Thomson , collector of Internal revenu
for Alabama and for many years re
publican state chairman. Presiden
Taft told the delegation that he ex
pected to settle the question todaj
It is said for the purposes of distril
utlug patronage the state will be dl
vlded Into two section * , one to be con
trolled by each faction.
Both Mr. Hitchcock and Mr. Hilles
denied that there bad been any trou
ble between them over the Alabama
CAR JUMPS OFF BANK.
Plunges Down Hill Without Serious
Injury to Occupants.
Fremont , Neb , July 7 Mis. Eva
Millet and her children had a thrill
Ing experience when their automobile
backed down the brlck.vard hill south
of the river , turned a somerset off the
hank and alighted right-side up on
the sand in the old second channel
It was tluough no fault of Mrs. Mil
ler that the accident omnred. She-
was dilvlng up the hill when the en
gine suddenlv went "dead" Imme
dlately she clapped on the biakes ,
but they were not enough to hold the
heavy car on the hill side The ma
chine rolled down backwaids. Mrs
Mlllei's Hist thought was of hei
laughters and she told thorn to jump
while she staved at the steeling wheel
One of the girls did so.
Mrs. Miller succeeded in keeping
he car In the road till It reached the
sharp turn at the bottom of the hill
There the speed was so gieat that
she darul not swing the steering
wheel. The car shot off the road
side and over the bank into the sand
of the old river bed. A witness of the
accident say.s the car turned com
pletely over once. Be > end a few
light bruises none of the occupants
leceived injuiles. Local garage men
who went out to pull the disabled car
into Fremont say it jumped eighteen
feet from the top of the bank.
63,000,000 , Barrels of Beer.
New York , July 7. No less than
sixty-three million barrels of beer
were sold in the United States during
the twelve months ending June 30
last , or an increase over the previous
twelve months of C.21 percent , accord
ing to the annual report of the beer
and whiskey sales made public here
by the United States Brewers associa
tion. Notwithstanding this Increase ,
which the report contends Indicates
that the country is prosperous , the
spread of prohibition has affected tbe
trade condition , it is declared.
* Stlmson to Panama.
New York , July 7. To confer witl
the board of fortifications at Colon
Secretary of War Stlm&on sailed for
Panama on the steamer Santa Marta ,
Brig. Clarence Edwards , chief of the
bureau of Insular affairs , and Mrs
Stimson accompanied him. They wil
be gone a month.
Ainsworth , Neb. , July C. Special t
The News' Ainsworth celebrated th ,
ation's birthday on both Monday and
'uesday of this week. Large crowds
ere in attendance both days and the
est of order prevailed. The program
as interesting and satisfactory to all
Nebraska Lumbermen Held.
Lincoln , July 7. Bird Critchfield
nd E. E. Hall of Lincoln , past and
resent secretaries of Nebraska Lum
ermen's association , were yesterday
ound over to the federal court fo
ie eastern division of the northein
linois district. The Lincoln mer
ere arraigned before Commlssione
larlay under an indictment charging
violation of the Sherman anti-trus
aw on returns made recently by a fed
ral grand jury at Chicago. Both fur-
Ishcd bonds in the sum of $2,500.
Heat Knocks Ice Wagon Drivers.
Detroit , Mich. , July 7. Although
he maximum temperature today wa s
nly 88 degrees , prostrations wer e
lumerous , owing to the excessive hu
mldity. Fifty ice wagon drivers be-
ame exhausted and were forced to
uit work. The total number of
eaths due to heat since Sunday is
wenty , of which five were drowulngs.
Serious prostrations numbered forty-
War On Ice Dealers.
St. Joseph , Mo. , July 7. People here
re up in arms over the action of the
ce manufacturers in raising prices as
result of the continued hot weather.
S.n Investigation will be made to as-
ertain whether there has been an un-
STILL DEBATE RECIPROCITY.
Senators Shooting off Oratorical Fire
works on the Pact.
Washington , July 7. A continuance
of debate on the Canadian reciprocity
bill and a speech of Senator Swanson
of Virginia on his bill to appropriate
$20.000,000 annually to put the roads
of the country in standard condition
constituted today's program of the
Senator Thornton of Louisiana , dem
ocrat , arranged to deliver his speech
today in support of reciprocity bill
and Senator Gronna of North Dakota
will continue his attack on tbe meas
The house was not In session and
major investigations that of the sen
ate committee on the Lorlmer election
and those of the house public special
committee on sugar and steel , socalled
trusts will not be resumed until next
SAYS MAINE BLEW UP INSIDE.
Rear Admiral Melville Repeats His
Claim That Spain Didn't Do It.
PlBladc-lpliia , July 7. Rear Admlra
George Melville , letlred , U. S N , sale
that he believes the tormer hattleshli
Maine was blown up by one of hei
"I have always maintained that tin
Maine was destroyed from within am
not from without , " Admiral Melvilli
said. "I have said that the examlna
tion of the ship In Havana harbo
would prove that the explosion occui
red within her. One of her powde
magazines was situated between twi
coal bunker heads and ono of he
coal taking fire piobably heated the
shells in the ehill room and caused
the explosion of one of the maga
LORDS TO LOSE POWER.
Amendments to Veto BUI are With
drawn or Rejected.
London , July 7 The consideration
of the veto bill for the curtailment of
the powers of the lords was concluded
In the hoti'-e of lords Although mini-
eious amendments were proposed b >
members , all weie wlthdiawn 01 re
jected. The debate throughout ells-
p1ii > cd great restlvencss on the pait
of the PC-CIS against their leadeis and
there weie Mgnitlcnnt dlfleiernes In
opinion Lend St Aldiw.vn , who as
Michael Edward HIcKs was chancel
lor of the exehcemei in 1SS5 and again
In 1MI5-UI02. the financial authoilty on
the conseivatlvc side , moie than ome
declined to vote with his pait\
The house of lends shows , the gieat
est leluctance to > leld Its contiol of
money bills As , the bill leaves the
lonlh It commits to a joint committee
of bl\ members of the two houses
the power of deciding whether or not
any bill Is a money bill a power
which the government bill reposes In
the speaker of the house of commons
alone. Fuither the same committee
\slll have virtual power to icfer any
Impoitant bill to a leferendum of the
July 13 has been fixed by the loids
as the lepcut stage and when the bill
goes back to the commons it is cei-
tain that the amendments will be re
jected en bloc What com.so the lends
will then adopt Is unceitaln , hut the
stiongest Influences ate being In ought
to bear ftom the strongest section of
the unionist party to the peers , the
leadcis forcing the gov eminent to invoke
voko the creation of 500 peers. After
clause two of the parliament bill re
latlng to bills other than money bills
was passed the debate pioceeded em
a now clause , moved by Lend Cromer ,
piovldlng for the appointment of a
joint committee of the two houses to
determine the character of the bills
and to decide whether they como with
in the veto provisions differentiating
between general and monctaiy bills
leaving it to the speaker of the house
of commons nlono to determine what
constitutes the latter and requiring
the house of lords to pass it without
amendment , within ono month after
receiving the bill , otherwise it shal
become law without the loid's consent
Excitement at Havana.
Havana , July 7. Following the dis
quieting rumors yesterday of project
ed uprisings in the provinces o
Oriento and Pinar Del Rio , the cit >
was thrown into intense exeitemen
early today when drums beat to quar
ters In Castle La Fuerza , opposite the
presidential palace , and the ganisoi
of 200 men sallied forth and thicvv a
cordon around the executive's home.
The soldiers stood on the defensive
apparently to repulse an attack. Sooi
afterward , nothing else having hap
pened , the tioops marched back tc
their quarters. President Gomez late
explained that the maneuvers had
been oideied merely for the purpose
of seeing how quick the garrison
would surround the palace , in case o
The incident gave ilse to rumors
that a revolution had broken out in
Havana and caused much alaim.
There was some adverse comment on
the action of the piesident in order
ing the maneuvers at the time when
so many alarming repoits aie abroad
IN THE LAST FRISCO QUAKE.
Two Norfolk Young Men There Everybody -
erybody Was Panic Stricken.
Oliver Utter and E. F. Huse of Noi-
folk were in the earthquake at San
Francisco last Saturday and in writing
about it say San Fiancisco people
weie panic stricken b > the two quake- ,
which were the worst since the big
These * wo Norfolk young men were
in the Orpheum theater waiting for
the show to start just before 2 o'clock
when suddenly the whole building
seemed to rise up and shake. The
walls cracked and groaned and plaster
ter dropped in a dozen places.
Everybody was panic stricken and
rushed into the stieets. Women
screamed and a few fainted and nobody
body seemed to know where to go or
what to do. Street cais stopped and
everybody seemed to be waiting for
another shake. It took the theater
people forty-five minutes to get the
crowd back into their building and
then they had a "dead" audience , for
every time a car passed they held
their breath. One five-story concrete
building was thrown out of line nearl 1 >
a foot at the top. The crowds gatli-
, ered in the streets to look at it. San
Francisco papers printed nothing
whatever in regard to the shake
HOW DRY AT KANSAS CITY.
Newspaper Men Work With Wet Hand
kerchiefs Around Their Heads.
Potatoes aie $3 10 a bushel in Kan
sas City , accoiding to a letter from J
S. Jackson , formeily of Norfolk Ii
wilting of the heat Mr Jackson sajs
"Several men are working v itli w °
handkerchiefs around theli bends am
some of the copy desi ; fellows ha\
even shed their shirts. They actual !
think the woild Is going to bum uj
at ound here no rain this Mimim > i
that is , none outside of .1 of an in < 1
Spencer's Celebration a Success.
Spencer. Neb. July C Special ti
) The News : The celebration at Speii
ror was a giand success. Early HI
the morning the people rommcnccM
to gather and by 11 o'clock tin
streets were jammed with the lar > ;
est crowd ever here. The day was an
- extra hot one , a hot wind blowlni
: from the south. After the calisthei
- Ian parade jn the forenoon Judge enA
L. Button of Omaha delivered an nd
dress. The afternoon was spent I
various sports. The hall game be
tweeu Bristow and Monowl was nll-
d a draw after tight innings were
laved. A decision caused the pla >
rs to w tangle and the umplio called
he game off The put so wan divided
U'lilj Pliewoiks In the evening and
anclng amused the riowd until u
'Ihe funeral over the lemulus of
haih's Sfhiam was held at 2 o'clock
Vednewlay afternoon at the family
lome , 60(5 ( South Third Htieet wheio
lev. J. P. Mueller of the ( Mulct Luth-
lan ehuie-h held short sen vices , and
t 2 30 In the church , wheio Mi Mtn l
er preached a soinion In Get man and
lev. Mi He-helps of Pleu'c' npoke > In
: ngllsh luteiinent was In Pronpe'e'1 '
till ecmeteiy The pallbeaieis vveio
ohu l' . Sc'liiam , Chle-ago , Funk
U'hiam , St. Paul , Minn ; Gustavo
5ehiam. Titonkn , la . William Sc-luam ,
'cut Dodge , la all biotheiH of
Mr. Sclutun Conductor A J Hyol
ind Engineer H. W. Caldwell of thin
it.v. Among the out of-towu vlsltoia
ind fi lends attending the funeral
veio : Mr. and Mis. U. F. Schiam
ind daughter Iiene , Chicago. Mr and
Mis. W Welch Ackeimaii , Pocatello ,
da. , Mis. Anna Aekeiman , Stanton
Miss Mao Moulder , Fiemont , F H.
NkkeiHon , Fremont ; Mr. and Mis.
i'Tc-d Waoc-hter , Piemont. The Christ
l.utheian church was tilled to Its ut-
Host capacity by friends of the dead
Miglneer who was t > o popular In Nor
folk and other c Hies of the state
TO TEST COMMODITY CLAUSE.
Government Will Try to Vitalize That
Part of Rate Statute.
Washington , July ( ! . The govern
ment will renew the light to dlssoclato
the great coal carrying railroads from
their vlitual control of mines and thus
vltall/e the commodities clause of the
Intel state commerc-e law. A test case
against the Lehigh Valley railroad waH
filed today In the United States court
The Hospital Celebrated.
Theie was some celebration on the
state hospital giomuls on the Fouith.
Refreshments were served , games
were plajed and thenweie plenty of
fireworks. Dr. Johnson took an active1
part In the celebration , pitching the
first ball which opened up a fast and
exciting ball game of six Innings , re
sulting in a score of 7 to 5 in favor ot
the married men. O'Neill of the mar
ried men clinched the game for hla
side In the sixth inning by lining out
a home run. Dr. Dlshong , playing
third for the mairied men , made some
spectacular catches which were con
sidered the feature of the game.
The score by innings :
Married men 2 0 0 0 2 3 7
Single men 02003 0 5
Batteries : Regan and Seymore ;
Pupps and Wai el.
Whaley Wants a Bout.
Tommy AVhaley , a pugilist of Oma
ha , in a letter challenges any 122 to
124 pounder in the country , but pre
fers either Gene Sullivan or Marty
Kane. Whaley says ho has heard so
much of Gene Sullivan , that he is
anxious to meet him. Whiley has
adorned his belt with the scalps of
Hairy Buckles , Joe Guthright , Young
Clarence English , Jimmy May and Joe
llosnick. Harry Lewis is In the city
and Whaley would probably be glad of
an opportunity to meet him.
WANTED All parties Interested in
the Gulf coast , Texas , country to write
us for Information. Come to a coun-
trv where two crops can be grown
e-ach jeai , where the soil is good , wa-
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summer Is tempered by the cool
breeze from the gulf and where stock
does not have to be fed more than
half the year. Get In touch wl'h the
Tracy-Enos Land Co. , Victoria. Texas.
WANTED Success Magarine re
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folk to look after expiring subscrip
tions and to secure new business by
neans of special methods usually ef
fective ; position permanent ; prefer
one with experience , but would con
sider any applicant with good natural
qualifications ; salary $1.50 per day ,
with commission option. Address ,
with references , R. C. Peacock , Room
102 , Success Magazine Bldg. , New
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