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Nebraska Republicans Name
Candidate for Supreme Bench.
Whltmore and Allen Are Chosen.
Roosevelt It Indorsed for a Renom-
Inatlon Boom John L. Webster
for Vice President.
Judge J. D. Barnes , nominee for ns-
social' ) justice of the supreme court ,
compauleil by John R. Hays , W. M.
Ilobertson nntl W. N. Huso. Other
delegates returned last night.
Lincoln , Aug. 19. The ticket : Asso
ciate justice of supreme court. John
B. Barnes of Madison county ; regents
of State university , Charles S. Allen of
Lancaster andV. . O. Whltmore of
Nebraska Republicans In their con-
Tentlon made a new record for bar-
ronlous work. Beginning at 2 p. in.
the convention transacted Its business
and was ready to adjourn three hours
later. The nomination of Court Com
missioner John n Barnes for associ
ate justice of the supreme court had
' /or weeks been forecasted and his se
lection was more In the nature of a
ratification than a contest. The two
uccessful candidates for regents of
the university , Charles S. Allen and
"W. Q. Whltmore. were nominated on
the first formal ballot. President
Roosevelt received hearty commenda
tion and a declaration was made for
bis renomtnatlon.
The unexpected feature of the con
tention was the adoption by unani
mous vote of a resolution declaring
John L. Webster of Omaha , one of the
delegates to the convention , to bo the
choice of Nebraska Republicans for
vice president in 1904. The resolution
. was offered just before the convention
iva.a about to adjourn and was received
\vith enthusiasm. Mr. Webster ex
pressed his thanks in a speech of con
siderable length.
Chairman Lindsay called the con-
Tentlon to order and Introduced as
chairman former State Senator
Charles Sloan , who made the principal
address of the day , congratulating the
party on what he said was a united
front to a divided opposition. He de
clared the Republicans of the state
and nation were a unit on Issues and
men. Following the appointment of
committees , the ticket was nominated
uud addresses made by the nomine 3.
On National Issues.
On national issues the convention
declared as follows :
"We adhere to the protective policy
of the Republican party , which has
Increased the revenues and not impeded -
ed trade ; which has opened the doors
of mills and factories to millions of
American skilled mechanics and Is
returning to them the higher wages
which are the just recompense of their
"The republican party recognizes that
legitimate business fairly capitalized
and honestly conducted , has Increased
our industries at home and expanded
our trade abroad and enabled us to
successfully compete with foreign
countries in the markets of the world ,
tut the Republican party is unalter
ably opposed to all combinations of
capital , under whatever name , having
for their purpose the stilling of com
petition and arbitrarily controlling pro
duction or fixing prices.
' "For the nation's defense , for the
strengthening of the navy , for the enlargement -
largement of our foreign commerce ,
for the employment of the American
Tvorklngman In mines , forests , mills ,
factories , and ship yards , for the en
hancement of the value of farm prod
ucts , wo favor such appropriates legis
lation as shall make the seas give evi
dence that American built , and Amer
ican owned and American manned
ships are carrying American foreign
commerce to the four corners of the
earth. It Is the wish of the Repub
licans of Nebraska that every ship
that carries American goods and Amer
ican products Into the harbors of for
eign nations shall sail under the Amer
ican flag.
"The Philippines are ours as the
legitimate and crowning result of honorable
orable- warfare , and wo hold them not
lor barter or sale , but as a part of the
nations ! domain , made sacred to us by
the American blood whlc.li has been
ehed to plant and maintain the Stars
and Stripes upon the Islands of the
Pacific ocean. Under the administra
tions of Republican Presidents Mc-
Klnley nnd Roosevelt , the people of
those Islands have received the bene
fit of American laws ; of being edu
cated In schools conducted by Ameri
can teachers ; their burdens are being
lightened , their hearts are being glad
dened ; their homes are being bright
ened ; and their children are being
dedicated to a wider and purer civiliza
tion , and we shall ever guard and pro-
Jcct them as an Inheritance as sacred
to UB as are the principles of liberty
and good government. The possession
of those Islands , as a means of educa
tion to our people of what lies beyond
the Pacific and the awakening of our
ideas to the possibilities of our future
trade with that territory , has already
proven a blessing of greater worth
to us than tl < e entire cost of the war.
"Wo congratulate not only ourselves ,
but the people at large , that the admin
istration of our national affairs and our
negotiations with foreign nations are
being conducted by the courageous
republican president , who knows no
fear , who courts no favor , but who
lores peace crowned with hon-
r and In whose charge we
bay * a Reeling of nerf c $ safety.
and iccurlty ft president whom the
Amwican people now desire to honor
with second term as chief magistrate
of the greatest nnd grandest nation of
Ui rUi Theodore RooicvelU"
County Surveyor W. H. Lowe , is at-
tendlnc to business nt Battle Creek.
Miss Otelln Pllger goes to Stanton
this evening to visit friends.
Mrs. P. J. Farmer left this morning
for a visit to Clinton , lown , her for
mer home.
Mrs. Ryder , of Marlon , Iowa , Is lu
the city for n visit with her sister ,
Mrs. C. Rnsley.
Mrs. T. E. Paddcn returned yoster-
dny from n two weeks' visit with rel
atives nt Pendur nnd West Point.
Miss Jennie Nyland entertained n
company of her young. lady friends
at a pretty little party this afternoon.
Dale , the 10-yenr-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. L. C. Taylor of South Eighth
street , Is suffering from an nbscoss
on one of his lugs.
Ernest Schultz will lunve tomorrow
morning for Mnnltowoc , WIs. , where
he has a good position as tuachcr for
the coming year.
Mrs. C. S. A. Bnrgelt accompanied
her daughter , Mrs. C. S. Hayes , home
last night from her visit with lown
relatives nnd friends.
Mrs. J. S. McClary Is just beginning
to move about the house n little with
the nld of crutches , after being laid
up for six weeks with a broken ankle.
Rev. J. F. Poucher is reported bet
ter today , with prospects for constant
improvement from now on. Ho hns
been n very sick man during the past
few dnys.
Rev. nnd Mrs. S. F. Sharpless and
daughter , Margaret , Jmvo just re
turned from an extended drlvothrough
Holt county. They have been gone
two weeks.
Chief of Police Martin Kane re
turned todny from his trip to Hot
Springs , where he went for n recre
ation and n visit with his brother-in-
law , Fred Hollngsworth. Mr. Holl-
ingswortb is reported ns somewhat
improved in health.
Walter J. Sullivan died at Gordon
on the 12th and his body was tnken
through Norfolk to his old homo In
Michigan Monday , by his father for
Interment. He leaves n wife , formerly
well known In Norfolk by her maiden
name. Clara Fritz. Sullivan was but
21 years of nge and had been mnrrled
to Miss Fritz but four nnd n half
monvhs. Typhoid-malaria was the
causu of his death.
For Sale Twelve thoroughbred ,
but not registered , Duroc-.lersoy boar
pigs , $8 ench , nt my plnco two miles
west of Norfolk.
August Rnasch.
Writes a Letter Concerning the Base
ball Mix-up Last Week.
[ From Tuesday's Dally. ]
Editor News : I noticed In the Issue
of The News of August 10 , ah article
under-the headlines , "More Thnn Two
Gnmes" which refers to a "side show
at the ball gn I e on Sunday afternoon. "
If you will kindly allow mo spnco In
your Interesting papar , I will say n
few words about some of the perform
ances that took place there. I will
style this "scene ,2" ns the most inter
esting act In the tragedy Is to follow
In the nenr future , and renders of The
News will bo looking forward to the
finale of this drama.
On Sunday nftcrnoon , August 9 , n
number of boys began passing through
my yard , and I was soon nrousud by
n noise north of the house. Not over
250 feet from my residence were n
mob of baseball fans , consisting of
middle nged men , young men nnd boys.
They howled nnd yelled while they
took i'l the game. I approached a
young tnan who hnd a Bat In his hand
nnd naked hm who wns running the
game. Ho didn't know. I told him I
objected to their playing there , nnd
nsked them to move on n block cast ,
as it annoyed me. Several assented ,
and did not seem offended. At this
juncture , the fellow who assaulted me ,
styled "Captain Butch Mnrqunrdt , "
rushed up , his sleeves rolled to the
elbows , and shouted wildly , "You are
a soru head and if you want to fight ,
here is your chance. " I told him I did
not want to light and for him to goon.
At this I parried off his blows with
my right hand as well as I could. Af
ter he hnd mnde many passes nt me ,
he landed n blow on my cheek. I
dropped my glnsses nnd paper that I
held In my hand during the time he
was striking at mo. und prepared to
defend myself , when his courage failed
him and ho slunk nwny. I would nd-
vise him to train , for If It takes forty
or fifty passes for him to Innd one
blow on the cheek of a man sixty
years old , how many will it take to
knock out a man 120 years old ?
To the law abiding citizens of Nor
folk , I wish to ask : Hns the time
come when you will stnnd nsido nnd
allow the sporting element of the city
to invade the vacant lots Inside the
corporate limits of the city , nenr your
homes , mnrk out ball grounds , nssom-
bio there on the Sabbath to play ball ,
yell nnd scronm ? Whllo they violate
the laws of God and man and en
courage your boys to do so , It Is an
example to the children that will lend
them to the bad. If you nro. then I
hnvo mnde a mlstnno in asking thnt
mob to move on. The one black eye
( not two , ns wns stated ) I consider
a badge of honor to any citizen who
has the courage to defend his home
surroundings from invasion by a mob
of base ball sports.
J. A. Trulock.
Two More Farmers Who Were
Swindled by Fakir.
They Have Served Papers In Elsley's
Court to Attach the Precious Jewel.
Shields Can Not Wear His Ring
Again Just Yet.
[ From WrdiiPfdny's Dully. )
The magnificent diamond which the
smooth swindler representing the
"New York Hospital company , of Ht
Joseph , Mo. , left at the Citizens Na
tional bank as a guarantee for his
personal chuck , has attracted moro
genuine interest than would bo ex
pected upon an ordinary $ MO Invest
The stone has found Its way Into
court and two of the farmers whom
the smooth Mr. Shields convinced of
their 111 health , have tiled papers in
Judge Elsloy's court for attachment
One of them was n victim for ff'i :
nnd the other for $05 , notes for which
the clever impostor still holds. They
are prominent nnd well-to-do men and
their notes nro as good ns wheat.
They have served notice at the bank.
KO that now no matter whuthor Shields
cashes in or not , he will not wear
the ring again right away. IIo left
an address In Missouri , where It waste
to bo sent to his wife.
Each ono of these farmers wns per
sundod by Shields that ho couldn't
llvu very long unless he used the of
fered remedy. Ho took the notes In
advance , promising to send on the
medlclno Inter , but hifi gnmo was un
earthed nt the bank before ho left
the city.
The pnpers lu Judge Elsley's
court nre returnable on August 2U.
Dr. McMnhon of Newman Grove Ap
peals From Conviction Under
Law Protecting Quail.
[ From Wednesday's Dally. ]
Or. 1) . U. McMahou of Newman
Grove , coroner of Madison county , W
K. Harvey , and P. K. McKilllp of Pintle
county , haveIlled a brief in the supreme
premo com1 , , attacking the validity of
the state law protecting game blids
The men were lined $25 each for hav
ing in their possession live quails.
They contend that the lines Im
posed wore Jiot. as required by the
constitution , proportionate to the na
ture of the offense. They Insist that
even at ? 5 each for the birds found
the lines would bo excessive , but they
were lined $75 and but live birds were
Greatly Reduced Rates via Wabash
Home visitors excursion to points
In Indiana , Ohio nnd Kentucky , sold
September 1st , 8th , 15th , and Octo
ber C'ih. , nt very low rates. Long
limit , returning.
Baltimore , Md. , and return , sold
September 17th8th and lllth.
Little Rock , Ark , and return , sold
October and , 3rd and 4th.
Dettrolt , Mich. , nnd return , sold Oc
tober 14th , 15th'loth nnd 17th.
Homeseekers' excursions to many
points south and southeast , one way
and round trip tickets sold the llrst
and third Tuesdays of each month.
The Wnbash Is the only line pass
ing the world' fair grounds , giving
all a view of the buildings and grounds
Through connections. No bus trans
fer this route. Elegant equipment
consisting of sleepers , free reclining
chair cars and high back couches , on
all trains.
Ask your agent to route you via
the Wabash. For rates , folders und
all information call at Wnbash city
ofllce , 1001 Fnrnnm street , or address ,
Harry E. Mooros ,
Gen. Agt. , Pass. Dopt. ,
Omnhn , Nebr
Crack Players From Illinois , Iowa ,
Minnesota end Other States ,
[ From Monday's Dally. ]
Omaha , Aug. 17. Special to The
News : Crack tennis players of Illi
nois , Iowa , Minnesota , Nebraska and
several other stntes nro taking part
in the annual middle west champion
ship 'tournament , which opened today
on the courts of the Omruha Field
Club. The events consisted of gentle
men's singles .and doubles. The win
ner of the singles will bo called upon
to play the middle west champion. F.
R. Sanderson of Galesburg , 111. The
winner of the doublus will play thu
present champions , Messrs. Furns-
wortli nnd Raymond.
A Story About the Tramps Was Taken
From The News Without Credit.
[ From Tucsday'a Dally. ]
There Is a little story yolm ? the
rounds of "patent Insldos , " tolling how
the tramps use old papers. It is cred
ited to the Ilnwarden Republican. It
has appeared in local papers nnd in
weeklies through this scullon. AH n
matter of fact the eplsodons pub
lished by The News and stolen out
right by the pnpor In Hiwnrdun. Pa
pers do not object to the clipping of
tholr news Items. These nro mnroly
statements of fact uud thcr dissem
ination is perfectly professional. But
on constructive work , by which is
mennt editorials , unique little stories
which hnvo required tiuio time than
tholr saying to got tog ( liter or ldonn
In the nbstrnet , expressed In n now
wny or n different om > , the crnfv con-
iddurs It good policy to glvo credit nnd
unprofessional not to.
The NOWB nlwnys appreciates thu
compliment when Its mat lor Is deonu'd
worthy of reprinting. Perhaps the
greatest compliment , after all , Is to
liavo another paper Htwnl the stories
In nil attempt to glvo an Impression
; nal It Is an orlir'nnl ' bit of thinking
On constructvo work work which
has taken tlmu or In which the Iduns
of the pnpor nro oxpresrod Instead of
fact , credit Is deserved. That Is she * " "
by the fact that the "patent Insldos"
house wanted to glvo credit to MOIIIC-
one. and gave It to the Hnwnrdrn Inde
pendent hociuiHo the Independent lied.
Children Decomc a Nuisance nt Fed
eral Building , but Business Men
nre Welcome ,
Material for 'tho top Mourn of the
United Stilton court house building
and for the attic , IK arriving dally.
With the tmmenso Htonon and machin
ery Just put In , the signs of danger
were absolutely necessary The mom
trouble was oxperloneed from children
who wanted 'io climb In and about the
building and who were In constant
puril from falling fragments
Superintendent WIllliuiiH IH always
glad , however to take any of the busi
ness men of the city through the
structure , or strangers who care to see
the Inferior. It IH for the good of the
public and the protection of the chil
dren that the signs were put up.
Letter List.
List of letters remaining uncalled
for at the postofllco nt Norfolk , Nub. ,
August 18 , 10011 :
Henry Arhu , Huttlo AdauiH , Dale
Theatre company , William T. Gamin ,
Oscar S. Hauscr , H. A. Howu , W. II
Jackson , Hattlo Karal , W. A. Kiui ?
niaiiii , K. J. Lewis ( It ) , John F. Lock.
Mrs. Allcu Mitchell , H. H. Mage \ Mrs.
Hanoi McCrtimb , A. C. Meliiilgan li" ,
Mrs. J. W. Pearson , II. M. Palsky , John
Painter. Ada PIluH. H. 1C. Potter .1
Marlon Smith , M. 1) . , Win. ( ! . Stewart.
.1. 13. Street (2) ( ) , Prof. Winterrlimor ,
Oscar WIlllaniH , Lou L. Woodnilf.
If not called for In fifteen days will
bo sent to the dead later olllco.
Parties calling for any of the above
plotisc say , "advertised. "
John H. Hays.
The Meadow Grovu hotel for sale or
trade. Inqlureof Mrs. M. Storey , Mea
dow Grove.
[ From Momlny'H Dnlly.J
Mrs. Will Hock and children left
last night for Neligh to spend a few
Mrs. F. Kolorn and son. and Mrs.
Mike Mullen have gone to Tilden to
visit wi'ih friends.
Railroad men arc kept very busy
just now , as the stock season , with
Its hundreds of special trains , has
Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt. have gone to
Clearwater to visit their daughter.
They wore accompanied by Airs. Wil
kinson and baby.
Miss Hattlo Llnerodo and Miss Car
rie. Roland , who have boon vlsi'iing
at Missouri Valley with friends , have
MrtJ. R. J. Kckles left Saturday
morning for Nevada , Iowa , with her
nolce , who has boon visiting bore
during the past two months.
A delightful surprise party was
given Saturday evening nt the homu
of Mrs. Ora Livingstone , on Fifth
street , in honor of Miss Lulu Living
[ From Tuesday's Dally. )
Mrs. Castle and Mrs , Emly have re
turned from a trip to Omaha.
Mrs. Spencer Miller has returned
from a visit with her parents nt Til-
Mrs. W. II. Livingstone goes to Til-
den today to visit her sister and old-
time friends.
Mr. Kolorn has purchased two lots
on Third street from Jack Welch am
Intends to build.
Lyinnn Miller Is today moving his
family into the old Lovl Eddy house
and Mr. Cummlngs Is nioving Into the
Gerecke house , being vacated by Mr
Mr. Miller.
Mrs. Anna Koerber and children
accompanied by her slster-In-law , left
this morning for Hamburg , Iowa , foi
a visit with friends.
[ From Wednesday's Dally. )
Mrs. A. J. Ryul and daughter have
returned from a trip to Missouri Valley
loy and Fromont.
Mrs. McPherson returned last eve
nlng from a visit to Heomer , stopping
at Stanton on her way homo.
fFrom Thursday's Daily. )
Mrs. HllsH of Ponca IH a guest o
Mrs. L. A. Mllor.
Miss Eugenia Hnrphmnn has gouo
to Gross for a visit with Miss Mlno
Mr. and Mrs. Lyinnn of Englo Grove
lown , nro visiting nt the homo of thol
daughter , Mrs. Case.
Mrs. Uon Walker and Mrs. Wil
White went to Omaha yesterday
morning , returning last evening.
Mr. nmj Mrs. Taylor hnvo stored
tholr household goods nnd gene Vo
Clmdron to make their homo for th
Thought Girl Was Rich
and She Thought He Was.
Wife of Wm. H. Robinson Tells Her
Alleged Wrongs to an Omaha Court.
She has Employment In the Gnte
( From TlmrcOnv'H Dully. ]
The Omaha lleo of today contains
ho following Interesting bit of ill-
oreo court gossip. The only llobln-
on In the Norfolk city directory IH
Vm II. , whose residence IH given as
ioutli Fourth street , and occupation
hat of a farmer , lie Is a mini about
5 years of age , and therefore not an
oung nnd gay as Intimated In til'
leo article , which folows :
"Tho nhmirdlly of marrying for
lonoy Is the moral drawn from a po-
Itlon ( lied In the district court. It
ecltoH without frills the girl's side
f the case and seeks to tell from her
tandpont how a pretty stenographer
f Columbus. Neb , wan lured by false
iromlses Into marrying a gay young
nan at Norfolk. Tin- sum total of
heir married life lasted but u few
veeks In January , whOu the girl cnmo
o Omaha , found work and now wants
o resume her maiden name and pro-
"They were married at Columbus.
Ho represented to me,1 substantially
ays the girl's petition , 'that ho had
; 7f > 0 In the bank and a nice , comfort-
bio homo at Norfolk. Upon arriving
it Norfolk 1 was conducted to a dirty
oem without furniture , which rescin
ded , a hog pen moro than n residence. '
"Two days later , she says , her bus-
tand , William H. Robinson , admitted
o her that he had no money or prop
erty and was minus-oven a Job. It
vas then , asserts the wife , that ho
bowed himself to bo u 'cruel , do-
iraved and evil hearted man , ' and
ursed and abused her and threatened
ler with loaded revolvers.
"According to Ho/.ena , William told
icr that liu thought that she had
noney uud that wan why ho married
ler for that purpose and to bu his
bluvo and work for him.
"Hi1 continued his Inhuman trent-
iient with the threats and looks of
t lunatic , ' declares the petition , nnd
if tor ten days of this perl'oniiiince
'o/.ciui ' Melt him foiever and can
luvor live with him. ' Itoblnsou lives
it Norfolk. "
People In the Region of South Second
Street Were Frightened by the
IFiom ThuriMlny'H Dully. )
People in the vicinity of the Lincoln
school building , were terribly fright- i
ned yei.terday afternoon by the pe-
cular actions of OIKS Pat Lnrklu , who
md nmbleil down Into the South Sec.-
Hid street region with an enormous
ng. The residents thought the fellow
was allllcted with epileptic llts , and
i hurry up call to the polled landed
Chief Kiuio In n cab at the spot. Pat
md a big load to carry and had fallen
iff the water wagon full force. This
morning he began to lay out the line ,
with a fare of bread and water.
Saturday is circus dny.
J. N. Hundlek was In Omaha ycstor-
dny on business.
Tonight Is the regulnr meeting night
of the city council.
Miss Fra/.ur , of Boulder , Colo. , Is
visiting in the ctly.
Mrs. Bailer left todny for Chicago
for a visit with her daughter.
Everett Carrlck went to Plalnvlcw
todny to take In the street fair and
Miss Eva Carpenter returned last
night from n flvo weeks' visit with
friends nt Lincoln.
The express company has received
nnd placed In service n hnndsomo
now delivery wagon.
Miss Sisson returned last night
from n vacation trip to Omaha , Kan
sas City and St. Joe.
Ernest Shultz leaves tomorrow for
Manltowoc , Wisconsin , after having
spent his summer vacation at homo.
L. P. Pnsownlk left this morning fern
n two weeks' vacation. Ho will divide
his time between Omaha and Chicago.
Mrs. J. S. "Watts , of Cheyenne , Wyo ,
arrived last night for n visit with her
parents , Mr. and Mrs. J.AIlbory , South
Fourth strut.
Miss Wllcox. who has been a guest
of her friend , Miss Irene Dexter for
ton days , left today for her homo In
Grlswold , Iowa.
H. E. Hardy returned last evening
from his trip to the Grand Encamp
ment district in Wyoming , where ho
has mining Interests.
A number of racing horse's have been
passing through the city the past few
days to attend the rnco meet nt Hattlo
Crock cnrly In September.
Mnterlnl Is on hand for thecoiistruc-
tlon of purninnont walks around the
high school building nt the corner of
Philip avenue nnd Sixth street.
The Eagle norlo on oust Norfolk
nvenuo is assuming n sky blue front ,
to indicate , no doubt , that they arc
way up in the nlr and feeling good.
The work of putting a hnndsomo
now stool colling on the Odd Follow
hall was commenced todny by S. F.
Dunn and W. L. Korn. It Is to bo
one of the latest nnd handsomest cell-
ItiKH lu the city when completed.
Thu Madison band was lu the city
over night enrouto to Plnlnvluw where
It will furnish music for the Rtrcot
fair and carnival now In progresH
Rov. Hubert Robert Is visiting nt
the home of his piiri-nta at Plcrco to
day and expects to leave for his now
Hold of work In southern Minnesota
Rev. J. .P Mueller. Prof. M. Hlngor
nnd Prof. Htellln of Christ church nnd
pnrochlal school nre attending the con
ference of the Missouri synod nt
Hampton , Noh.
Mrs. Hlchard Rhoerke , who with
her sister from New York , ban been
n guest at the home of her brother ,
Ernest Hut-/ , returned to her home In
Ilosklus today.
Mrs. J. 11. llnrnoM gave an afternoon
yesterday to about sixty of her friends
nt her home. 1001 Norfolk avenue. A
sumptuous repast was served on the
lawn at G o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Slegler loft to
dny for their home In Michigan after
n visit with Mrs. Hleglnr's parents ,
Mr. and Mrs. F. Pnsownlk , nnd other
relatives and friends.
Miss Nettle Allbery leturnod last
night from n two weeks' visit with
Miss Wood at Mankato , Kansas. Miss
I tattle Allbery met her at Lincoln and
accompanied her home.
George Stalcop has contracted to
raise the house lit the corner of Philip
avenue and Fifth street , the property
of Dan Craven , on which Important
repairs will soon bo made.
James H. Fain , superintendent nt
the Norfolk United Hlntes court house ,
WIIH called to .lonesboro , Tenn. , today ,
by a dispatch announcing the sorlomi
Illness of his mother , llu Itift on the
noon train.
Miss Jessie Hnnimon , who bus been
the guest of Victoria Nellson , nt her
homo south of the city , leaves today
for Howells , Nub. Miss Hammou him
been spending thu summer with her
mother at Lynch.
L. Mason was In the city today from
Pierce on his way to his new home at
Spokane , Wash , where his family IH
already located , lie has disposed of
the balance of his slock and left to
day for the coast.
The police are having a bad ( line
with bums just now. The tramps land
In the ( own and make a nuisance of
themselves lu n general way until
some blue coated olllcer comes along
and shows them the way out.
Miss .Icnnlo McCormlck left at noon
for Lynch to take a position on the
Lynch Journal , which Is published by
n brother of City Clerk McFarlaud.
Miss McCormlck was for a number of
years a compositor on Thu News.
Miss Dorothy Halter was hostess at
nt little picnic for friends at Tnft'H
grove , on the Elhhornyesterday after
noon. The afternoon was delightful
In every way lor the pleasure ) and fun
enough was had lu n do/un different
There will not be services at either
thu St. Paul or Christ Lutheran church
next Sunday owing to the fact that
thu ministers and teachers of both
congregations nre absent from the city
attending the conferences of th1 two
Madison avenue , on Eighth and
Ninth streets , Is now receiving some
needed attention from the street com
missioner and bis force , to drain off
stagnant pools of water that have
been features there for a number of
years , alter heavy rains.
The Norfolk small boys nnd n num
ber of the old ones nre on the pin
nacle of expectation nnd anticipation
of the shows Hint will nppear In Nor
folk Saturday tor two performances.
The same show Is billed for several
dntes up the Honostecl branch.
A conference of the Wisconsin
synod of the Gorman Lutheran church
Is being hold this week at Hadar and
Is being attended by n large number
of the ministers and tenchers of that
church In this section of Nebraska.
A conference of the Missouri synod
Is likewise being hold In thu southern
part of thu state.
The twenty-second annual reunion
of the Pioneers and Old Settlers ns-
soclntlon of Dakota comity will be
hold at Clinton park , Dakota City ,
Thursday , August 127. A rate of one
fare for the round trip has been of
fered by the Omaha from nil stntions ,
north of Cnlhoun. An excellent pro
gram of music nnd speaking to bo
followed by sporting events , has been
Invitations bnvo been received by
Norfolk friends for the mnrrlngo of
Miss Lottie Mno Leo , formerly of Nor
folk , to Mr. Andruw Houston , nt Belle-
view , Neb. , Wednesday evening , Sep
tember 2 , nt 8:110 o'clock. Mr. nnd
Mrs. Houston will bu nt home after
September 13 nt Benedict , Neb. Miss
Leo will be remembered ns the eldest
( Inughtur of Mr. nnd Mrs. C. H. Lee ,
who were nt one time In the Norfolk
college. She has been teaching school
nt Neligh for the past two years.
One Jumps Track at St. Louis and
Crashes Into Another Seven
St. Louis , Aug. 20. Special to The
News : A street car on one of the
lines of this city jumped the truck
todny while bowling along at n fair
speed. It crashed Into a car approach
ing nnd seven persons wore injured ,
eovcral of them seriously.

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