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8 THE NORFOLK NEWS : FRIDAY , NQVIWER 7 , 1002
Burglars Attracted by Stock of Bright Lilies. VALUE OF QOODS 400 OR $500 The Dost Goods Not Tnkon Crime Committed Sunday Morning Two Mora Shop Lifters Sent to Jail , Frightened From Vall's. The dry goods store of Boolor Bros' , was broken into nbont 9 o'oloolc Sun day inorniiiK nud robbed of HlllcH worth between $11)0 ) and $500. The police have boon working hard on the ciiso over since , but up till Into this afternoon found no oluo to thu robbers. The Htoro was ontorud nt the roar. A fltorm window was out , the glass < ot the lusido window broken nnd a hole mndo largo enough for a math Leaving the building , the thieves unbolted the door nnd wulkoil out. The burglars were not Rood judges of Bilk. In fnot they picked out stock that wan clump compared with goods on the njaoont shelved , Bright colors attrnotod the eyes of the robbers. Without ex ception the flllltH taken were of ft bril liant hue , and quality sooinod to piny no part iu the discrimination. Neither did the store-breaker inako the most of his opportunity on the quantity line , In- Htoad of $600 worth , it might just ox- uctly us well hnvo boon a | ! ) ,000 haul. Krorytning points to the foot that the work was done by nn itioxporloncbd man nud thiH , together with tlio bright colors to work on , may load to the catch. The safe , which was not looked , wan opened , but nothing found. Drawers of the desk were also pulled out , but nothing disturbed. A few burnt uintohufl lie about the spot. The theft was discovered Sunday morning , when a passer by noticed that the roar door was open. A woman living upstairs in a adjacent building , hoard n noise in the alloy between 1 and a o'clock , but was afraid to in vestigate. A report was brought to the oflloors this morning that a wagon driven by n fiusplcious looking ohnrnotor north of town , appeared as though there might bo cloth iu it. Investigation and search of the wagon , however , floored the oluo. Fifty Days Between Them. At least two thieves who did "work" in Norfolk last week are behind the bars utl'ho county jail in Madison. For throe dollars iu cash , Frank McCarthy and John Shatter have & 0 days confine ment ahead of them. When P. , T. Fnoslor closed up his tailor shop Friday night , ho was shy of n now fall suit pattern , worth a dozen dollars , or so. As a result of tracers sent out on the Beolor robbery case , the pattern was secured at Stantou yester day afternoon , whore it hud boon sold to n barkeeper , for throe dollars. Chief Kane and Mr. Fuesler wont to Stantou yesterday afternoon whore the goods were idoutiflod , and the men ar rested. They were brought to Norfolk last uight , given trial this morning be fore Justice Eisoloy and taken to Madi- BOU on the afternoon freight. McCarthy pleaded guilty to the chirgo and was , ivou the limit , 80 days. Shaffer pleaded "not guilty" and was sent over for 20 days. The theft was committed Friday even ing while the shop was open. The two fellows .came in to look around ami shortly wont away again with the oloth hid under McCarthy's coat. Thou they hit the ties toward Stauton , sold their prize , and were nabbed. McCarthy and Shaffer are both minors nnd miserable looking specimens of humanity. "You had better toll your friends on the road , " said County At torney Mapes to the thieves this morn ing , "that Norfolk will bo a good place to keep away from after this. "Wo nro tired of this business , and it is going to stop. A bread and water diet will greet somebody soon. " Shaffer claims to have had nothing to do with the steal. He is trying , he says , to get into the warmer climate of Art- noun. He fears that It will be too cold for him to go , when his 20 days have gone. Ho is in poor health , ho insists. "Is there a hospital I could go into ? " "No. " "Can I go into the poor farm as soon as I got out , then ? " "It will de pend , " replied the court. Frightened Away. The Vail candy kitchen was another business house on which it is evident that some of the thugs had serious in tentions , but prompt discovery interrupted - rupted the proceedings. Saturday night about 7 o'clock when all were In the front part of the store and the kitchen was deserted , a noise was hoard at the back door. Miss Myrtle Templin , sister of Mrs. Vail , went out to investigate. She saw a gentleman of color there nnd asked him what was wanted. Ho did not stop to reply to the query but ran. His eagerness to disappear from sight J3 token as evldeuoo.that his intentions nv&re far from good nnd U is considered fortunate that he was discovered that early in the evening , as It admitted of proper precautions being taken to pre vent a raid on the house later in the uight. Don't Want Hjs Safe Blown , O. W. Branson , the coal man , is afraid jthat some of the rouudora who hare been operating in this vicinity may visit him nonto night and do him nouto damage. Ho Is not worrying particu larly over Ills stock of black diamonds. That has boon repeatedly assaulted lately and the followfl who call there have not only helped themselves to the coal but have carried away the padlookn in several instances. Hit Immediate concern is that they may blow open the safe With the possibility of finding un told wealth. The nafo in n valuable ouo but it is kept mainly to protect his books from possible ( ire nnd ho would bo sorry to hnvo it damaged by burglars. Ho is seriously considering the policy of hang ing n card on the door announcing that the mxfo is not looked nnd Instructing burglars not to blow It , but to open it nnd tnko whnt they wnnt. Will Sentence Niogonfind Friday. Judge Uoyd of the district bench an nounce * thnt ho will hoar arguments for n rehearing iu the Niogonflud ease next Friday afternoon nt Fierce nud thnt Niogouflud will bo sentenced on that dato. John Wooloy was found guilty of stealing n harness nud snddlo from p'orsons 'living ' near Osnioiid' . ' Wooloy mndo such a poor ease for him self on the stand thnt his attorney , Douglas Cones , npologi/.od to the court for endeavoring to defend him nud de clared hiniKolf convinced of his client's guilt. Wooloy will nlso receive his sen tence Fridny , which will undoubtedly bo a term iu the penitentiary. A Few of Thorn Caged. Chief Kauo , who took the two thieves to Madison this afternoon , hns ohuggod five prisoners behind the county jail bars during the past week. With the multitude of crimes thnt hnvo boon re cently committed In Norfolk , it takes about all the time ono man has to spare transferring criminals from the city to the county jnll. Two men slnshod with razors , one boat upon the head for n con cussion , three stores robbed and another attempted , this has made souiothlngldo- Ing In polloo circles for n short whllo , at Ion st. Complaint Against Her Spouse. Christian Mautoufol is before Justice Conloy's court this afternoon , on com- plaint of his wlfo , charged with cruelty and abuse. It is understood that Mau toufol , who lives south of the city , undertook to chastise Mrs. Mautoufol Saturday night. She objected to the treatment and invoked the aid of the ofllcors to settle with her worst half. Object to Physiology. The possibilities of the effect of the recent supreme court dooisslon , ruling the Bible out ot the public schools , nro just beginning to bo realized. It Is pos sible that the democratic state organiza tion will soon object to arithmetic being taught as study of ] arithmetic as con trary to their tenets. They believe In doing all the figuring thomselvos.'espec- inlly regarding election forecasts. The druggists may unite iu a protest against chemistry , desiring au exclusive market in the sale of ohomical ooncootious at a large profit. From Long Pine comes the report that the Christian Scientists are to object to the teuohlng'of physiol ogy , the report saying : "Tho recent decision of the supreme court iu regard to the constitutionality of reading the Bible and sfuging hymns iu the public schools , is likely , it is said , to result iu some interesting develop ments at this place. There are quite a number of Christian Soioutists lujthls town aud it is understood thnt they nro preparing to mandamus the school board to prevent nu Infraction of thoirjconsti- tutiounl rights. The ground'fof ; ; this complaint is that the board compels in struction iu physology , physics aud other studios which persupposo exist ence of matter. The doctrine of the non-existence of matter , they'assert , is ouo of the cardinal tenets of their relig ious belief , and they cannot bo taxed for the support of schools engaged in Bear ing down their religion. They will ask that the court forbid the teaching of such studios. Their position seems to bo iu line with the recent decision of the court , aud the outcome of such n suit will bo awaited with great interest. " A Nebraska Pioneer. The Illustrated Bee of Snuday con- talus n hnlf- tone likeness of Hon. James Gow , of Bellevue , this state , who is a brother of John Gow of this city nud uncle of W. J. aud O. 0. Gow. The Bee contains the following write-up of Mr. Gow : "Hon. James GOAT of Bollovno , Sarpy county , Neb. , Is another venerable 'ather ' in the republican pprty whoso first vote was east for Henry Clay nud who has only missed voting for the whig or republicau caudldate for president since by reason of the fact that ho came to Nebraska In 1854 and as a resident of a territory had no vote in the election of .president. Since Nebraska was ad mitted to the union ho has not missed voting for the republican candidate. He came to Omaha in October , 1854 , but removed to Bellevue the next year , where he has made his homo over slnoo. From 1859 to 1802 ho kept a hotel at Bellovne. Fiyo terms he served as county judge of Sarpy county and one term in the legislature as representative from that county. Ho has taken the Omaha Bee from its first Issue to the present day , aud despite his 00 years ie halo and hearty aud bids fair to vote foi the next republican candidate for presi dent. " Mr. John Gow of this city Is 83 years of ago aud with James aud a sister arc the survivors of a largo family. Jury Returns Verdict of Murder In First Degree. SENTENCED BY JUDGE BOYD. The Finding Is as the People Would Hnvo It Defense Closed Its Case Thursday Night and Argu ments Mndo Yostorday. From BRtiinlnjr't Dnlljr ! Nloftonflnd IH to hang. That is the judgment of the court nnd the verdict of the jury nt Pierce , the decision being reached this morning. The jury was out the greater part of the night , but there was little doubt of whnt the verdict would bo when the cnso was given to the 13 men to deliber ate on aud when they came into court this morning and returned the vordlot of murder in the first degree there was no surprise felt unless it was by the prisoner , who appears to have boon con fident that ho would not receive the extreme penalty. After the verdict by the jury Judge Boyd was not long iu prououuoing sentence upon the prisoner , which was' that ho wm to hang by the neck until dead. The date of the hanging has not yet boon sot. The people are very wolljpleasod with the verdict and do not hesitate to say that it was fully deserved by the man who shot down his wlfo and his wife's father in cold blood. It may bo that the defense will carry the ease up to n higher court but it is not believed that the result will be changed. The defense closed its cnso Thursday night aud the state placed Dr. J. M. Aldouof Pierce and Dr. Greene of Lincoln on the stand to robuto the in sanity pica. Attorneys Barnlmrt and Free , for the state , aud Kelley , for the defense , niado eloquent pleas. Yesterday morning Attorney Borryman spoke for the de fendant aud Judge Jackson made an eloquent argument for conviction. The judge's instructions to the jury were given after dinner yesterday and the jury sent out to deliberate over n verdict. AMATEUR WORK. Looks as Though Thieves Wanted to be Caught. It looks very much as if Frank McCarthy and John Shaffer , who robbed the tailor shop of P. J. Fuoslor Friday uight , wautod n ohauco at the county jail. Taking a pattern of cloth that could hardly net them enough for their trouble , aud ono that could bo easily identified , selling it at a town only 13 miles away , after a day had passed , aud then , to cap the climax , the ouo plead ing guilty aud the other asked for a bed in the poor house after ho gets out , makes it look like a oiuch that they stole for the purpose of getting caught , nud played iuto the olllcors" hands nt every trick. This together with the lack of clever ness in the Boolor case , would make it seem that the crooks operating in the city are not old hands at the business and not orgauized. They are dishonest but not oven admirable for their skill. They take goods that can bo easily Iden tified , aud that is unprofessional. In this connection a well known local thug who had been up against the real thing once said to n NEWS reporter , "A man who takes goods is fit for the asylum rather than the pen. A follow on the road has no business to go after any thing but money or precious jewels , aud the settings for the stones have to bo thrown away. If yon take stuff that can bo spotted , it's a ton to ono bet they'll clnoh you In n week. A man's a fool to take goods. " GAS MAINS LAID. Several Lights will Burn Tonight nt the Station. The eras mains for the Norfolk Lieut and Fuel compauy were all installed to day aud work on that part of the plain is finished. The company will start the gas machinery this afternoon nud ex pect to have ono or two street lamps and two or three indoor lamps burning at the gas house. It will take several days for the air to bo removed nud the gas to fill the mains entirely so that the light shown touigh will not bo as good as will bo shown when they are ready to have their reg ular opening. The contract with the Practical Gas Construction company through 0. J. Colby , general west ern agent , calls for about 05,000 feet o different sized pipe , to bo laid in th streets and for making the service con neotlona. The work of laying pipe from th streets to residences for cooking range is progressing rapidly and this part o the work will bo completed within th next ten days. The Goo. M. Clarke Co. write that they have boon delayed in furnishing ranges but hope to mnk shipment of ouo oar load the latter par of next week. This is n delay which the local company very much regret but they are crowding the service pipes etc. , BO that when the ranges arrive th service oan be supplied at onco. Notic will be given later when the opeuin night will bo and service started. BIQ VICTORY FOR HAY MEN. Case Against Railroads Won Before Interstate Commerce Board. The Chicago Post of October 38 , con * alns the following item of interest to my growers in the northwest. The George 8. Bridge referred to Is a > rothor of G. S. and W. II. Bridge of his city : "Goorgo S. Bridge , ox-president of ho National Hay association , today ooolvod word from Washington that lie interstate commerce commission ind granted the petition of the assooU tlou and would order the railroads nf- ootod to reduce hay from the fifth tb lie sixth classification. "In iOOO the railroads in the Central height association , iuoludiug praoti- ally ail the lines from Illinois points ast , raised the rate on hay 20 per cent. Dealers in hay suffered aovoro loss as a osnlt nnd some of them having large outraots to fill wore rained. ' "In August of the next year the In- orstato commerce commission was potl- ioned for redress and its decision was iven to-day in favor of the hay men. "Mr. Bridge , who is a Board of : rode director , was president of the lay Association when the case was akoii up by the interstate oommerod ommissiou. He said to-day that ho bought the roads would comply with 10 decision of the commission without urthor litigation. " McGrano-Crotty. Trom Thursday's Dally. One of the prettiest weddings hold n the city for some time was that of iis morning , when Miss Vina Grotty',1 ' aughtor of Mr. and Mrs. P. Grotty , was united to Mr. John F. MoGrnuo at the Church of the Sacred Heart , which took place at 9 o'clock. The ohuroh had boon decorated with lowers and pnlms by friends nud the ffoct wns very pretty when the hour or the ceremony arrived. The wed- ing rnnrch wns played by Mrs. George Castle , and the ushers were Messrs. Jerocke and Swoboda , who were fol- owed by Mr. Fred Cashiu and Miss lay Harshman , groomsman nnd brides- mntd. The little ring benrer , Clara 3rotty , preceded Mr. McGrauo nnd the bride came iu on the arm of her father , who gave her nwny. The impressive ritual service wns used nt the foot of the altar by Rev. Thomas Walsh and was followed by the nuptial ilgh mass , the singing being led by Mrs. Nolle Gorocko-Emery. Father Walsh preached a beautiful sermon on the abject of marriage aud closed by bo- towing on the bride aud groom all the blessings of the church and good wishes of himself and congregation. The bride was becomingly dressed in loliotrope silk , trimmed In white silk aud applique. She wore a bride's veil asteuod with suiilax aud roses , and carried n bouquet of bride's roses. Miss Hnrshmnu was dressed in old rose crepe do cheuo , trimmed in all over nco and applique. She nlso woie rosos. Che geutlouieu were dressed in couven- ioual black. Following the ceremony the guests repaired to the home of the bride's parents , 1204 South Third street , where an enjoyable reception was held. Mr. and Mrs. McGraue departed on the noon train for a short wedding trip to ? ooria , 111. They expect to return and be at homo to their friends in the house nt the corner of Third and Cleveland streets , about the first of December. The out of town guests were : Mrs. MoGrnne , mother of the groom , from O'Neill , Mr. and Mrs. Graft and Miss MoOuuo from Missouri Valley , Mr. and Mrs. McOuno of Wayne aud Mr. and Mrs. Nichols of Scribner. Many beautiful aud useful presents were received by Mr. and Mrs. McGrano aud they have the best wishes of a host of friends for their future lapplnoss. The bride has long been a resident of Norfolk , is n young lady of pleasant disposition and very popular with a large circle of friends. The groom has boon in the employ of the F. E. fcM. V. as brak'eman for past four years aud is highly esteemed by his follow employes and Norfolk acquaintances. Struck by a Meteorite. The Chicago Tribune of November 1 contains the following account of the peculiar experience of Robert Bridge of that oity , the aged father of O. S. and W. H. Bridge of this city : "A mysterious little black stone dropped out of space yesterday after noon and took a hand in the Halloween festivities. It came with such velocity that it arrived too soon. "At 4:30 : in the afternoon Robert Bridge , 88 years old , was sitting on the poroh at the rosldenco of his son , George S. Bridge , 420 Forty-first street when ho wns hit on the head by wha be thought was n bullet , It glanced off his head to the side of the house to the floor. Mr. Bridge was stunned for a mo ment , and as BOOU as ho recovered himsel ho looked around for the bullet. The little black stouo , about the size of the end o a man's thumb lay on the poroh , where It had fallen. When ho picked it up i was so hot that he dropped it at once It had cut a gash In the top of his heac half an inch long. "Tho family decided that because o its heat , its mysterious appearance , ant general character it must be a mete orlte. " Theft Results in a Ten-Days Sentence. GIVES NAME OF HARRY BARTELL Suspicion of Ed Hummoll Aroused by His Actions Police Also Locked up a Couple of Rounders and Pair of Drunks. Prom Bntnnlnjr't Dally : Harry Bartoll is the name of a yonng man who received a sentence of ton days In the county jail In Justice Bisc ay's court this morning , on the ohargo of'stoaling ' n bolt of oloth from Humph- oy's tailoring establishment. Ho came nto 'the store last evening nbont 9 o'clock ' and wanted to buy a hat. While the clerk in charge wont to the ear of the room to got what ho asked or ho picked np a bolt from a table nnd wont ont the front door , and quickly made hia way to the rear of the row of ) blldlngs facing south on Main street. There ho'was soon by E. P. Hummel , proprietor of the Star restaurant , In the not of wrapping the oloth in a paper. Hummel called to him to stop aud em- ihasizod his command by a shot fired n the air. The follow did not attempt o'stop.'bnt ran as though forty demons were after him , but he did drop the loth. That was the last soon of him until his morning when Marshal Kane ocated him on Broasoh avenue nnd ocked him up. Mrs. Humphrey was able to positively Identify the fellow in he justice court , ana1 he was given an opportunity to think nbont it for n few days as a boarder In Sheriff Clements' lotel. Besides this man , Marshal Kane had other lodgers in the oity jail last night , wo professionally designated as drunks nd two others | marked grafters. As here was no charge against them they vero shown the shortest route out of , own. The five were supposed to bo part of the same gang of crooks that is perating in this neighborhood , nnd the ornmunity is well rid of them. Missed the Mark. Thorwald Ohristensen , a tailor , took n shot at himself the other night with ; he apparent intention of blowing out iis brains , but his aim was poor or his nerve failed him at the critical time , and he still lives to wrestle with life's irobleins nnd the needle. Thorwali had been drinking a considerable for ovoral days and Thursday evening he went to his boarding house,1 * brought a revolver from his room to the parlor and in the presence of a number of other boarders proceeded to throw the muzzle of the gun up to his head and pull the trigger. The ball passed hrough his hat and made nTiolo in the viudow curtain , but neither was much ujured. Before he could fire ngnin the revolver was taken from the man and ie wns put to bed to sober up. Chris- onsen is snid to be a very nice fellow when in his right mind , but liquor seems to infurinte him , nnd if it had not been for his condition ho would not have been guilty of attempting to ake his own life. Irwin's Condition. John Irwin , the man who was found so badly injured in the old Reno barn on Wednesday , and who is being cared 'or at the Wegner house , had two epi- eptio fits during last night. His physi cian attributes these to the fracture of his skull and says that in time he mny outgrow them. The man is still in a md condition but there is a possibility hat ho will recover. THE NEWS has a : elegram this afternoon from H. E. Owen , who is now in Omaha , which says : "Please see thnt Irwln has proper care until I come. " Hearing on Tuesday. Max Spahr and J. A. Baird , who nro now in the county jail on the charge of cutting the throat and robbing George Hodges.will have their preliminary hear ing before Justice Eiseley in this city next Thursday , by which time it is be lieved that Hodges will bo well enough to testify against them. Letter List. List of letters remaining uncalled for at the postofllco November 4 , 1003. Mr. H. Bolfrago , Cam Daniels , Will Dochie , Eygptiau Remedy Co. , T. P. Fender , R. D. Fachs , Mrs. Jessie James. If not called for in 15 days will bo sent to the dead letter office. Parties calling for any of the above please say advertised. JOHN R. 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