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THE NORFOLK WEWS : V1UOAY , MAIU'll 20. lIHKt. II
IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE and a great difference too , who fits your glasses. If they arc Incorrectly ground you will suffer au iujury to your eyes. Wo don't claim to have any super natural knowledge of the human eye ; but we liavo made optics n special Rtudy and do claim that wo nro nblo to cor rect any error of refraction that comes to us , and thereby relieve eye strain According to reliable authority 85 per cent of all human ills are duo to eye defects. DR , MARQUARDT , OPHTHALMOLOGIST. WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD The Elkhorn B. & S. association will make yon a loan to build or buy on fa vorable terms. T. E. ODIORNE , Secretary. PARISH v THE RELIABLE GROCER PARISH Walk = 0ver Shoes AN AMERICAN BEAUTY- not the rose kind , but the shoo kind , is what we're glad to bo able to present for the attention of thfl public on this dato. Our $3.60 and $4.00 shoe for men reflects credit on its manufacturer , on us , its sales agent and on you if you're its proud possessor. 'Tis a fine shoe any way yon take it make , style or wear. We Keep Open Evenings until 0:00 : o'clock. The Palace Shoe Store. FRIDAY FACTS. Heavy wagons continue to get stuck in the mud through down town alloys. Duck shooting is not bad in the sloughs and rivers around Norfolk just now. now.Bnrrell Bnrrell Reed was in the city this morn ing and reports his section of the count try in a bad way on account of water. A regular meeting of Damascus com * mandery will be held this evening. There will bo work in the Red Gross degree. Mrs. 0. 5. Hayes entertained a nnm- ' ber of the grandmothers of the city Wednesday afternoon at an old-fash ioned quilting boo. A swift bicycle ride down Norfolk avenue this morning would'Lave cured a very Rtnbborn cnsn of indigestion , but the euro would have been worse than the dUeoHo , John Ohittick wan called to Btauton this morning by n message announcing that his father , n man 83 yours of ago , suffered a stroke of paralysis whloh re sulted fatally , The ladies of the M. E. Aid Society paid n surprise visit to Mrs. Hall yontor- day afternoon , took their lunches and their work and hostess and guests spout the boms pleasantly. The Olork's union will not moot to night , as planned. The olty hnll will bo in use by the democratic convention and the clerks will not got together un til next week some time. The republicans of the Fourth ward did not elect n candidate for the olty council last night. They have made no choice as yet , although it is rumored that S. Dull may bo named. Tramps are thick. Never before have there boon so many mon "on the raid" as there are this spring. They have struck Norfolk from all directions , but mostly they are out of the Black Hills. The jail was full of them last night , again. There are wooden wagon whoelc , steel wheels , rubber-tired wheels and wheels of other sorts , but it has boon loft to some of the Norfolk wagons to roll along on wheels apparently of solid mud. The deep mud of yesterday and the freeze up of last night did the busi ness. ness.Tho members of Deborah Rebecca lodge entertained the Odd Follows and their ladies at a box social in Odd Fel lows' hall Wednesday evening. With the program and the refreshments pro vided the evening was passed very pleasantly , as they always are when the Robeckahs entertain , Two apprentice girls wanted at Miss Bender's millinery store. The best methods only are emplovod in the healing of disease by Dr. Caldwell - well , give her a call and you will bs pleased. Satisfaction guaranteed to all. Will pay cash for five or six-room house. See J. H. Oonley. PIERCE GATES GO OUT , Give Norfolk a Ten Foot Raise in Two Nights. Going Down. Between Wednesday night and this morning at 8 o'clock , the water in the Northfork river raised all but an inch of ten feet at the Sugar City Cereal Mills. The rapid rise was due to the going out of the gates at Pierce Wednesday night. The mills in this city have boon unable to run since yesterday noon on account of it. It is a singular thing that the high water marks always como on the same days. Through a series of six high water years the marks have been exact ly the same on the same dates. In 181)7 ) and 1898 , together with other years , the water of ftjarch SO was at identical ly the height reached today. The mills have already lost 10 days this month , more than ever before , and will not bo able to run again until Monday. At 8 o'clock this morning the water began to fall and has been drop ping ever since. There will be no danger from it. Commencement Programs. TIIE NEWS has samples of commence ment programs from three of the lead ing manufacturers in the United States , which it will be pleased to show to any one interested. The designs to select from are handsomer than we have ever been able to show before. Call and see them before placing your order. Order your table butter from the Bee Hive. The annual meeting of Prospect Hill Cemetery association will be hold at Sessions So Boll's on Monday afternoon , March 23 , at 2 o'clock for the purpose of electing a board of trustees and such other business as may properly come be fore the meeting. L. M. GAYLOUD , Secretary. For Sale. $1,000 buys eight-room house on Second street. $1,800 buys seven-room house on Seventh street. $1,600 buys six-room bouse and two lots on Tenth street. $1,500 buys six-room house and two lots on Ninth street. $950 buys good house at the Junction. $2,000 buys fine homo on Fourth street. $1,600 buys a good 80 acres five miles from Norfolk. GAUDXEB & SEILEU. WANTED Two or three lots in a good location. J. H. GONLEY. Do uofsend away your old ingrain and Brussel scarpets. In three weeks wo will be ready to weave them into rugs. Wo are getting a loom from the factory at Sioux City and will weave such rugs as they weave there. W. J. WHITE , Corner Fourth and Madison. Children's Spring Coats and Jackets. Sizes from the first long coat up to 10 years. Fine light welghtwool cloths , beautiful qualities of Sicilian , in navy blno , new blue , mode , grays and black , black taffeta silk , moire , etc. , handsome ly trimmed with cords , fancy binding and stitching , batiste and Arabian col lars. Prices $1.50 to $12.00. MRS. J. BENSON , South Sixteenth street , Omaha , Neb. I have a cash customer for a four01 five-room residence. J. H. CONLBY. If anything of importance happens in the world today you road it in tonight's NEWS. Tomorrow morning the big dailies have it. Get your Shilling's extracts and tea at the Bee Hive. Will be Done as Soon as the Weather Permits. CONTRACT LET FOR DIGGING. Others Will bo Mndo at Once Will bo 75 to 100 Mon Employed at Times W , A. King Will Excavate for the Foundation. The Baptist church will bo moved as soon as the weather will permit. The contract for the moving was lot several days ago to George Btalcop and the movers are only waiting now for the roads to got into form. The now location for the church building will be at the corner of Fitfli street and Philip avcuuo. The organi zation has boon in possession of this property for some time. The work of excavating the ground iniulo vacant by the removal of tiio udillco will begin immediately after. Tiio contract for this has boon lot to W. A. King. The contract for the bricltH.it was said by Mr. Elirln'mlt this morning , will very likely bo lot to Herman Go- recko. "I want , " said the president of the construction company , "to put as much of the work with local men us possible , if they will gut around. " There will be a largo number of mon employed on the building constantly. At times there will be more than othoiH , aud when the iron workers , stouo cut ters , musouH , plumbers and the like , all got to working ut once , there will bo between 75 and 10i ) men on the force. A snap in a house in good location , $ -150 if sold quick. J. II. Co.NLKY. Throe-pound carton crackers 18 cents at the Bee Hive. BATTLE CREEK. Otto H. Maas visited in Madison Mon day. day.Jess Jess Reeves was ever from Madison Tuesday 0. S. Hayes was up from Norfolk TuesUay. John Henderson was up from Norfolk Saturday. Grandpa Neuwork was 88 years old Saturday. Mrs. Fred Simmons of Auoka is visit ing with relatives. M. L. Thomson made a business visit to Tildou Saturday. John Hermann of Norfolk was hereon on business Tuesday. Charles Marsh was down from Meadow Grove Saturday. D. J. Brnjo , who has boon sick with pneumonia , is improving slowly. Mr. and Mrs. August Steflln and sou Simon , are visiting relatives in Iowa. Fred Echteubamp of Creighton wiis visiting with friends hero this week. A. Axen of Stauton is visiting here with his daughter , Mrs. Chas. Probst. Ohriss Miller and Geo. Hobus trans acted business in Norfolk Wednesday. Sam Kurpgeweit of Madison has been visiting with his sous , Leopold and Carl. Eighteen carloads of cattle and hogs were shipped Iroui this station last week. Howard Miller is building a house 30x42x10 , on Herman street in High puik. Presiding Elder Bithel of Neligh oc cupied the pulpit ut tko M. E. church Sunday. ROT. T. J. Elkins of Hiawatha , Kan sas , preached in the Baptist church Sunday. Mrs. John Sutherland and little son , Earl , of Madison , were visiting rela tives this week. Conrad Werner has bought the Joe Martin 160 acres two miles west of town for $3,300. Lon Losoy , who has been visiting with his parents , returned to Billings , Mont. , Thursday. The river bridge north of town has gone out and a ferry boat is being run for the convenieuco of these who desire to cross. John Erbst of Boomer , who was visit ing with the Mantey families , left Wednesday for Bloomfleld to look at some land. Fred Williams arrived hero Monday from Alcestor , S. D. , for a visit with relatives and from hero ho will go to Bntte , Mont. Miss Barbara Scott returned Sunday from a two weeks' visit ut Omaha , hav ing been there to have her eyes treated in one of the hospitals. A change has been made in the work ing force of the Battle Creek Valley bank. John Lamly has gone to Tildeu to take a position in the State bank and Win. Stafford of Norfolk has taken his place hero. Doan Cloyd , who was so badly hurt some tinio ago in a runaway on his way home from Norfolk and was taken care of at the home of John Ray , is now homo with his parents , Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Oloyd , near Yellow Banks , and has BO far recovered that ho is able to bo out of doors once more. Mrs. Katlmriua Frank died Saturday morning of erysipelas. She was CO years of ago and had been suffering for several years. The funeral was held Monday afternoon from the Lutheran church , Rev. J. Hofmau officiating. She leaves three sons to mourn her loss : John , Fred and Charles Mozer. Next Monday evening , Norfolk Aud itorium patrons will witness a present ation in this city of Daniel Sully's pleas ing play "Tho Old Mill Stream" . There is a mysterious something in this play whloh appeals to all theatre-goers. The story is simple but wonderfully Interesting , depleting I\H It docs the 1 doings of au evening on I ho ro < td of life , j The characters are novel , natural and eloquent. Some uro.olo < imnit in their simplicity , as there in no attempt to awaken applause either in the lines or the situations. Yet the applaiiBo come ? , for the fltrongthof the HCUIIUH oairy away the audience , which nightly domandH that the curtain go up and down several times after the last act. This Is u tri bute to the play , for rarely dnos an audience linger after the play IB over to demand another Kllmpao of the little mtniio world across which life's skir mish line has boon thrown , Two hundred head range horses , fJlfi.OO pur head , on board oars at Tilford , S. p. All colts from UK ) ! ) thrown in , For sale by G. R. Seller , Norfolk. REMARKABLE TRANSFORMATION. Matt Shaffer , jr. , Made Well In Twenty Minutes Yesterday. Matt Shaffer , jr. , who yostoulay was bodfiiHt with u very Hevero attack of ucutn rheumatism , was cured in twenty min utes aud is today at work , us usual. If the brakonmn who did it had ( tome along a day Hoomr , Mutt , sr , , and Matt , jr. , might have celebrated their own and each other's birthdays yesterday as they had planned. Yesterday morning Young Matt could hardly move a musolo. Today ho has been handling barrels and driving horses. The rapid transformation from a sick boy to a well umn was due entirely o the cll'ortti of a great big hrukoman who happened to drop In. When the fellow waH told that Matt was Buttering from rheumatism , ho declared tlint he could cure it. Ho was given a trial. Ho warmed his hands near a stove and hen began to rub the muscles of the rheumatic patiunt. For twenty minutes 10 soothingly massaged the body of the boy and at the end of that time Matt felt better. Hu got up aud dressed. Ho lould hardly believe it , but it wasj ; > o ai.d that was all there was about it. Being well , ho spent the rest of the day being glad that ho was IB years old and this morning woiit to woik. I have a customer coming who will buy two or throe houses if price and lo cution suit. Call and HOO mo if yon wish to sell. J. II. CONUCY. Charges Against Whltaker Wright London , March 20. The case of Whltnker Wright , the company promoter - motor of thin city , who Is under ar rest in New York , came up In the Guild Hnll police court. In tiio sum mons John Flower , chairman of the shareholders' committee of the I/on- don and Olobo Finance corporation , described as the "Informant , " charged Wright with "publishing a false bal ance sheet. " Imported Men Join Strikers. Plttsburg , March 20. All of the forty nonunlonlsts , who were quar tered on the house boat at Thirty-sec end street , wcro captured by the strikers and Initiated into the union. The company olllclnls do not appear daunted by the loss of a second gang of rnt-n within two days , but say the effort to break the strike by Importa tions will t'piitlnue until successful. and Fuce . Masks arc of very ancient origin. In n tomb 3,000 years old at Myccna. , Dr. Scbliemann found two bodies with faces covered by masks of gold. One of the masks represented the head of n Hon. Among ancient Greeks the lion mask wus n sign of distinction. With the Peruvians of old it was a mark of royal lineage. In a grave of considera ble antiquity in Peru a silver mask was found on the bend of a mummy. The mummy of n prince who lived in the reign of HameseH II. , discovered in a small vault at Memphis , in Egypt , had a mask of gold leaf over the face. Uulckly Arrunuotl. A Chicago mother , on hearing that her sister had received a new little girl , said to Lillian , ber little daughter : "Lillian , auntie IIIIH a new baby , and now mamma is the baby's aunt. Papa IB the baby's uncle , and you arc her lit tle cousin. " "Well , " said Lillian wonderlngly , "wasn't that arranged quick'/ " He "What's the matter , Bill ? You look Vlnd of weather beaten this morning. " "That's exactly what I am. I bet $5 it would ruin yesterday , aud it didn't" Chicago Tribune. * Ilelleved. Spartncus Has Cumso that same old itching after cilice ? Smartncus No. He was a candidate and everybody scratched him. Balti more American. Work. "Why don't yon try to carve your name high on the tablets of fame ? " asked the poetic enthusiast. "My friend , " answered Senator Sorghum ghum , a little severely , "there is no use in my dodging around with a hammer and chisel when I can do such effective work with n fountain pen and a check book. " Washington Star. The AVliIcliiicn * of ( lie Throb. Susie Jackson ( ecstatically ) Oh , mud- dcr , I'zo sbuah Absalom lubs me , 'causo when be presses mo toe his bosom I kin feel his heart t'robbln' violently ! Mrs. Jackson Humph ! Am yo * shuah It ain't his dollar watch yo' feel t'rob bln' ? I got fooled dat way mahsalf on youah faddcr. Leslie's Weekly. I Little WlUIo'Cproudly ) My pa KUOWI ' a few tilings. Llttlo Hob ( contemptuously ) Ho , m ] pa knows fewer things than your po.- Siuart Set Sixty-one mllllQn out of the 121,000- 000 acres which make up Spain's area are mountain and waste laud , t Says He Killed Nora Fuller at San Francisco. GIVES NAME OF JOHN DENNETT. Now In Custody of Sheriff Dnumnn of Dodga County Was Haunted by The Face of HlB Victim Qavo Him self Up. Fremont , Nub , March 20. Special o The NOWH : A man giving the uiiiuo : if John Dennett mil remit rod to Sheriff Diunnim at this plucu this morning stating that ho was guilty of the niur- ilor of Nora Fuller in. San Frauclaco. liunnott says that the face of his victim uis hauntud him ever nlneo the orlmo was committed and expresses the con viction that trial mid , punishment for the murder will not bo worse than to nmlnru what ho lias , sleeping n d waking , Hinco ho took the girl's life. Sheriff Hiiuman immediately placed limsolf in communication with the San Francisco ofllcors to iihcortalu their Hhi-H in the matter. Ho IH of the opinion that ho lias Hocured the real mmloror but of course awaits word from San FranoiHco to establishtho , fact. One-Way Rates , Every day from February IB to April 1)0 ) , ll)0l ) ! , the Union Pacific will neil one way colonist tickets at the following rates from Missouri rivur : $20.00 to Ogden and Salt Lake City. $20.00 to Butte , Anaconda andllolona. | lUU.nO to Spokann and Wunutchoo , iVushlngton. $2fi.)0 ( ) to Everett , Fairhavon and Now Whatoom , vialluntlngtonand Spokane. 25 00 to Portland , Taconm and Se attle. (25.00 Ashland , iloscburg , Eugene , lYllmny and Salem , via Portland. $25.00 to Sun Francisco , Los Angelou and many other California points. For full information call on or address J. Jt. EI.HKITICIC , Agent. FINE TAILORING The New Colorings in Imported Woolens bhould bo seen to bo admired. Theno cannot bo had in domestics. Wo are showing a full line of Imported Suitings , Trouserings and Fancy Vestings , J. W. HUMPHREY. H PRICE A LOW R D QUALITY W HIGH A R E 1 CLEM BARNHILL. PAINTER AND DECORATOR First-Class Work at Reasonable Prices. Shop first door West of Schorcggo's Bakery. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - CKPSl FOR SPRING WEAR. Tlmro am nnvarnl Now Shnpoo thin mmmin , besides the old nmm. T Fahrlmi are also now und wo 4 think nioro dcmlrablo than ever. IJnyH a good all wool oloth Cup , any nhapo you want , SOo Duyii the Inrnt Hllk lined and the I ; bent of nuitoriiilH. Krury one j. guanintoed and all bear tlie Un- I * ion Lubel. THE STAR Clothing Store ] i-l-H-H-I-l-H-H-H-H-H-H-H H-H > HOFFMAN & VIELE. Wo have added a line of Axminster AND Velvet Rugs In Largo Si/.efi. Some line patterns of Linoleums AND Mattings are arriving. You are invited to J inspect them. i HOFFMAN & VIELE , i CHILDREN'S EYES should not bo neglected. Often back wardness in studios is caused by eye do. foots. K.W.WILLIAMS 12 Bishop Block. Our First Apprentices Showing for EARLY Spring Wear Now IS For Inspection at Inskeep's Apprentices Millinery.