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THIS NOKKOIiK NEWS : Fill DAY , MAY 1-S , 1906 ,
TRIPLE TRAGEDY AS RESULT OF RIOT THERE. BETWEEN WHITES AND TROOPS PITCHED DATTLE WAS FOUGHT BETWEEN TWO SIDES. FIFTY DULLET8 ARE EXCHANGED Mob of CltUens Threatened to Lynch Negro Who Had Killed Marshal , and Another While Was Shot Clnlmed Marshal Was Deliberately Murdered Cnnvfonl , Nob. , May 1C. Special to The NOWH : Three persons iiro now dead at Crawford , aa the roHiilt of a clatOi between Holdlors from Fort Rob inson anil Marshal Arthur MOHH , of Crawford. The excitement IH Intense nttil inoro trouble IH feared. \Vllllam Murphy , a whlto man , WHS killed lit midnight by a Hqtiad of sol diers who worn guarding the Jail lit Crawford. HoVIIH ordurud to halt , and when ho failed to do HO the sol diers opened llro. The Holdluru say Murphy waa with a crowd of inun who were Intent on lynching Sergeant Rood , a Holdlor who WHS In Jail on the charge of killing Marshal MOHH. Heed was taken to Chadron and placed In Jnll. The Kllllno and Riot. Arthur MOBS , night watchniiui at Crawford , WHS killed Sunday night , being shot by a colored soldier. It IH until that the killing grow out of an old trouble that had existed between the nlghlwatohmiin and the Holdlor , they having ( piarroled two yours bo- fore. It IH until that the m > ldlor wont Into a roHort on the rod light district Suuilny night with an avowed Intou- tlon of making tronblo for the night- watchman. A call was sent up town to the nlghtwatohman , Hinting that there was a light and that ho waa noedod. Ho wont down , accompanied liy his brother , Jnmos , and as ho utoppod In the door ho was shot by the colored soldier , who stood behind a door with a Iti-enllbro revolver In his list. James Moss tried to grab ( ho gun and was struck over the arm by the soldier , breaking the arm. The soldlor then lied up the street. Running Battle Follows. A Imltlo followed between a posse of whlto citizens , who were enraged at the killing of MOHH , and the soldiers , who lied. About fifty shots were ex changed and In the llrlng one soldlor was shot , llo was stretched out on u sidewalk In front of a drug sloro and died there , the druggist refusing to take him Indoors. In a short lime the entire village was aroused and the negroes scat tered throughout , the town , seeking lildlug places from the mob , which was determined to lynch the negroes If they wore captured. Some of the negroes telephoned to Fort Iloblnson for aid , and In a short time a company of negro cnvnlry arrived from the fort , four miles distant. The lighting waa still going on , and the negro sol dlors finally put out nil lights In or der to mnko It easier to < iulot the tight. Two of the soldiers sought to escnpo by hiding In a disreputable house , but a band entered the house nnd , after a short struggle , succccdct In capturing Sergeant Rood , who was lodged In Jail. The crowd was so In Hammed against the negroes by this tlmo that an effort was made to outer the jail and lynch Heed , but the an thorltles turned the matter of his pro tcctlon over to the lieutenant com niandlug the company , and a guan was placed around the Jtill. Martial Law. The negroes who went to town hni broken away from the fort and , ralil Ing the ammunition room , had startci for town. When a roll call was taken Captain Fleming found many missing and immediately sent troops Into the town. Ho stationed cavalrymen all over the town and the soldiers had or ders to shoot. It was a martial law without authority from the govern ment , and the citizens became much enragi'd. William Murphy , who was a young \ farm hand , came Into town In the af 1 ternoon , and had gone into the alley near the Jail , when ho was shot through the stomach. Ills dead body was left for two hours lu the alley before the negro soldiers would allow It to bo removed. Everybody Armed. Everybody in the town Is now armed with a heavy revolver , men , women and boys. It Is feared that more trouble blo may result THURSDAY TIDINGS. James Peters was hero from Stanton - ton yesterday. Ben Dick went to Dassett to look at his claim. G. T. Sprecher returned at noon from Omaha. W. J. Go\v returned from a trip to ward Fremont. J. F. Walton left at noon for a trip to Omaha on business. J. B. Donovan , editor of the Mndl- son Star , was In the city between trains. F. P. Hanlon of Omaha and F. J. Hale of Atkinson , both directors of the Norfolk National bank , were In the city yesterday to attend a meeting of the board. Cal Matthoson of Pllger has bought , 'innihrr ranliorm1 , with a mnrk of . r. ' Trnul * him begun In Norfolk. II. L. ( Iravon ban boKtiii Improve ment * on his farm near this city. Tin1 Ludwltc KoenlRituIn rncllnl not for Mny 121 I" ' * hoon dimmed to Mny Urt. bocaUHo of conlHetlng datoM. Mr. nnd Mm. W. II. .lohimon Imvo Immi'd Invitations for a dinner party to bo glvon tuixt ThurHtlny evening. YoHtordny WHH a mighty warm day , the mercury going to 112 In the shade. The coolest portion of Insl night WHS mi mi. The funeral of MrH. Maria Kami ook plnco yoHlorday afternoon , Rov. . P. Mueller officiating. Interment vaft In the cemetery north of the city. The work of constructing a tool IOIIKO at Prospect Hill cemetery be- ; nn yesterday. A number of Impiovo- iionts are being made at the como ery , many now stones being eroded , M. C. Hazon and family will camp > ut during the Kiimmer ngnln this year , 'heir camp will bo located on the mnk of the Elkborn nnd ( hey expect 0 commence their out door life within 1 few days. J. 10. Sunders , the miller nt Buttle Creek , IH putting In a number of Im irovoiuouts. Ho IH Installing a dump mil scales , combined , a Inrgo rocolv ng olovntor will bo built , a coat of ihiHlor will bo placed In the basement mil as soon as material arrives work vlll begin on a now concrete wheel ill and a now steel Hume. Mrs. A. T. Illrchard passed away at ior homo In Marshalltown , Iowa , yes- onlay afternoon at 3 o'clock. She was uothor-ln-law of C. S. Bridge of this city , and this morning Mr. Bridge and laughter Helen loft for Marsballtown o attend the funeral. Mrs. Blrchard Isltod In Norfolk ninny times In past ears and mndo friends horef who will regrel to learn of her taking away. She was 70 years of ago al the tlmo if her death. Lumbermen In Norfolk report that elophouo poles are In greater demand lore than they have boon for some Imo. With several Independent lines n the country districts In this section if the state , and more being constant- y built , the demand Is on the Increase 'or the material with which to con struct the wlro-llnos. In some places ho fence posts are being used as a ncniiH of carrying the wires , with tel ephone poles only used on section oads , for the purpose of hoisting the wires out of reach. C' . A. Snundprs , formerly of this city , and who Is In Norfolk this week , s now with the Nllcs & Mosor cigar plant of Kansas City , said to bo the ilggivst concern of Its kind In the west. Ijist year Mr. Snundera finished third on llio list of salesmen and this year lie IH fighting mi among the No. I list. Ho Is still In the north Nebraska and Black Hills territory. A few months ago Mr. Saundcrs was the subject of a complimentary write-up In the "To bacco Leaf" of Now York. Last night Mr. and Mrs. Saunders were guests at dinner in the homo of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Hardy. I ast night was a big night for the Highland Noble lodge of Norfolk. A class of fifty beneficiary candidates were Initiated , the work being done by the drill team which was recently or ganized by State Deputy II. L. Dough ty. Supreme Protector J. L. Rose of Waterloo , Iowa , was present and pre sided during the meeting. After the Initiation , refreshments were served and n dance afforded pleasure to the now members In the Marqunrdt dnuc- Ing hall. The Initiates mot In the G. A. R. hall and marched In a body to the Marquardt hall. A number of members of the Madison lodge drove over for the meeting. This morning Mr. Rose and Mr. Doughty left for a tour of Inspection of lodges over the state. state.William William Wagner Is ono of the as sessors In Madison county who has been traveling from house to house this week. Ho had a pretty severe experience with a dog the other day , which has since changed his mode of wnrfnro , In regard to canines. He drove up to ono farm house where there were three dogs. The dogs ran out at him and two of them jumped Into the wagon , ouo on each side stez- lug his legs. Ho was helpless and only persuaded the animals to desist by coaxing. When his team started for ward , the brutes again jumped upon him. Mr. Wagner got out of the bug gy to knock at the door , but found no ono home. Here he found himself un able to get back Into the wagon , be- causp the dogs were still viciously climbing upon him. A small boy near by finally called off the dogs and locked them up. "And the next morn- lug , " says Mr. Wagner , "I had a sys tem. " NORFOLK IS CENSURED. Teachers' Paper Takes Shot at Inci dents in This City. Norfolk comes In for a bit of cen sure at the hands of the teachers who recently visited the city and who have voted to come back next year. The criticism Is offered In a friendly way by the Educational Review , printed nt Center and edited by F. C. Marshall , county superintendent In Knox county. The following paragraph appears In the "Association Notes. " "For the good of the association next year , several criticisms are In order. The committee did not meet the G a. in. trains and some of the teachers enjoyed the beautiful mornIng - Ing air for two hours or more. At the annual contest a policeman should have been stationed near the entrance to preserve order. But the association was a grnnd success , the people of Norfolk entertained the teachers so well that they decided unanimously to return to Norfolk next year. " NORFOLK CONTRACTORS TO PUR CHASE 5,000 HEAD. TO SUPPLY ROSEBUD AGENCY D. Reea and S. T. Napper Left the City at Noon for the Plains of Texas , Where They Go to Buy Big Bunch of Beef for Government Wards. 8. T. Nnppor and D. Roes loft Nor folk at noon today for the pralrlps of Texas , to which section of the coun try they are going for llio purpose of buying off the rnngos of the Lone Star state HOIIIO C.OOO head of cattle with which to feed the Indians on the Rose bud reservation during the coming year. The stock that they go to buy Is to bo furnished to the government on a contract that was made by Mr. Nappor and In which contract Mr. HOCH Is Interested. The contract that was made was at a low figure and will bo filled by the Norfolk men with Texas stock. They will not return until they have pur chased the entire bunch that will bo sold to the government. On this kind of a contract some risk Is run by the shippers In bringing cat tle from Texas to the north. Ono ship per at the tlmo of the high water In Kansas City shipped some carloads of steers that were washed away In the Hood and which were never seen nor heard of again. It was the loss of the shipper , not the railroad. Albion News. The event of the week was the ball game between the Albion high school and ( ho Genoa Indians. The game was last and furious and the way the boys played ball would inako a league team fool that they had competition. At the end of the eighth Inning the score stood three to nothing In favor of the Albion boys and then the Indians got busy and made two runs , which made It look llko the game was to bo won In that. Inning , but the local follows awoke to the fact that It was up to thorn to do things quick and at the close of the game the score stood 2 to 3 In favor of Albion. A good crowd was out to see the game as there were many from the other towns along the branch. It Is hoped that the baseball outhuslaHiii has awakened nt Albion again as there Is to bo anotlicr game Saturday between our nine and the Columbus boys. Albion has decided that an anil- Hplttlng ordinance is necessary and a petition has been presented to the board to pass a law making It a mis demeanor to expectorate on the side walks and a line for same.It certain ly does look bad those bright summer mornings to see the sidewalk cov ered with tobacco spit from the loaf ers of the night before. The Albion ollto have established n country club out nt Bryan's park and the features of the entertainment af forded thorn are very modern. Lawn tennis , baseball and refreshments are the order of the day's program nnd the club Is the attraction now of all society people. In the county court of noono county this week the Wardor-Bushnoll-Glass- ner company recovered judgment against John and Henry Meyer for $ ( il.05 ; the International Harvester company against J. B. Hanson et al. , for $52.58. Mlle Nichols was find $5 and costs for Indecent exposure. The case of D. J. Gates vs. William H. Kruse , suit on contract , was tried to jury and verdict of "no cause for action" rendered and costs taxed to the plaintiff. On complaint of Dr. W. S. Rowe , A. K. Anderson was charged with de struction of trees standing on the line between the lots of those two gentle men. men.Patrcl Patrcl Curtln of Petersburg was ad judged Insane and the sheriff accom panied him to Norfolk the morning of the 12th. In the district court the First Na tional bank of York , Neb. , brought suit against D. I. Hunter of Loretto , Xeb. , for $1,29D.CS on promissory note. Battle Creek. D. R. Duffy was here Tuesday on business from Norfolk. Dr. Kearstead , dentist of Tilden , was In our town Tuesday. Mrs. M. C. Wilde of Crelghton was visiting hero the fore part of the week with her mother , Mrs. Anna Sovora. Banker E. H. Lulknrt was here on business from Tilden Monday. Dr. Meyers , D. V. S. , was hero from Norfolk Tuesday. Jake Musser has moved onto the S. T. Napper ranch north of town. A. I. Eklund of Norfolk was hero several days In the Interest of the Singer Sowing Machine company. Joseph Zohner Is very low at this writing with cancer In his face. His son Robert , who is teacher at the Ger man parochial school at Presser , this state , arrived hero Monday to the sick bed of his father. Mr. and Mrs. Gco. Miller and son , Victor , were visiting Sunday at the homo of Mrs. Miller's sister , Mrs. Wm. Roggo , near Lindsay. Miss Martha Hedman , who Is an employe in the dressmaking depart ment at the insane asylum in Lincoln , Is home for a four weeks' vacation with her parents , Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Hedman. Rov. Mr. Just and family of Atns- worth arrived here Tuesday and the next day they were hauled by teams to Green Garden , whore ho has ac cepted a call as minister of the Luth eran church Next Sunday he will bo I Installed there nnd In Mmllson by Hov. J , Hoffman of this place. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Barnoko of Nor folk were here Sunday to see their fan Carl. The boy has boon working here for Bornhardt Stollo and took Hiiddonly seriously sick. Mr. Barnoko drove homo the same day and Monday Mrs. Barneko took her son home on the train. Goo. S. Berry shipped 1-1,000 pounda of wool east last week. T. K. Evans , our Junk buyer , shipped two carloads of his gatherings to Oma ha Friday. Three nice largo marble monuments were raised hero Monday. Ono at the Catholic cemetery over the grave of the late P. II. Carbcrry , and two at the Lutheran cemetery , ono over the resting place of the father and mother of the Neuwcrk boys nnd the other ono on the grave of Chns. Schereger. Gottlieb Schilling , an aged farmer who lives near Meadow Grove , has quit farming and will move to Norfolk , where ho and his wife are Intending to send the rest of their lives. Sunday night Rov. G. H. Starring of Do Smet , S. D. , occupied the pulpit at the Batplst church. Mr. and Mrs. Brubnkcr of Norfolk were visiting here Tuesday with their son , A. P. Brubaker nnd family. Mr. Walter Baker and Miss Bertha Pope wore quietly married hero Tues day by Rov. R. J. Callow of the M. E. church. The groom Is the second son of L. B. Baker and an employe In his business. TWO TEACHERS ELECTED Board of Education Finishes Election of Officers for Year. At a special meeting of the board of education , held last night , two teach ers were elected to fill vacancies In Norfolk schools. Miss Maude Boyd of Peru was selected to act as pri mary teacher and Charles Wolgcnd of Peru was selected as teacher of sciences In the high school. Doth teachers conio very highly recom mended. This completes the election of teachers for next year. No other business of Importance came up be fore the board. BARN AT ALBERT WILDE HOME IS DESTROYED. FIREMEN SAVE ROW OF STABLES From an Unknown Cause , With Hot Ashes as a Probability , Fire Startec at 10 This Morning Calf , Chickens and Hay Were Burned. Fire that was fanned by a northwest gale at 10 o'clock this morning de stroyed tho" barn at the home of Al bert Wilde , corner Park avenue am : Seventh street , and but for the quick and effectual work of the Norfolk fire department would have gutted an en tire block of stables. Fighting agalns ( lame and wind and with dry wood and hay to feed the fire , the fire lad dies of Norfolk once again porformet remark-able feats In conquering. The fire started from an unknown cause in the Wilde barn. Mrs. Wilde was at the tlmo in the barn feeding chickens , and when she came from the door she found the building wrapped In fire. She said that she could not account for the fire unless someone had thrown ashes near the barn , A calf , a number of chickens and a largo quantity of hay were In the barn at the time of the fire and were con sumod. A barn Just across the alloy , on the property of Dr. H. L. Scoggln and at present rented by J. D. Sturgeon came near going , being at one time ablaze , but this fire was checked b > the firemen. The barn In which the fire started stood In a long row of sheds on the Wlldo property , there being chlckei sheds and the llko adjoining. On both sides , the alley was lined with barns that stood right In line with the wind. Heat was kept from the Widle home by means of a stream. The hnrn that burned was insured for $000. HOME-COMING OF KENTUCKIANS Low Rates via Northwestern Line from all Points for Louisville Celebration. The Chicago & Northwestern rail way announces that low rates will bo made , effective June 11 to 13 , with convenient and liberal return limits , on account of the "home-coming of Kentuckians" celebration which is to bo held at Louisville Juno 13 to 17. It Is expected that a largo number of ex-Kentucklans will make this the occasion of a visit to their native soil. Anticipating a representative assem blage of such from all parts of the United States , the people of Louisville nro making great preparations to en tertain them with true southern warmth. The program for the occa sion Is understood to bo Interesting and varied. Ask your ticket agent for full particulars. WORK OF PENSION BOARD. Four Old Soldiers , Applying for Pen sions , are Examined. The pension board of Norfolk today examined four old soldiers who had applied for pensions. Those examined were Philip Fiske , Wakefiold ; Daniel Hart , Nellgh ; James Martin , Newman Grove ; Christian Miller , Norfolk. The board consists of Drs. Bear. Hagey and Macomber. TEN MORE AS SOON AS LUMBER REACHES TOWN. RAILROAD IS WITHIN 15 MILES Northwestern Extension Is Booming Along at a Rate of a Mile and a Quarter a Day GOO People Now In the Town , 1,000 by June 1. There arc now COO people at Sho- shonl , fifteen saloons , seventeen res- aurants , one newspaper and three milks , according to Marten Schoen- KIMm , ( who arrived In Norfolk from hat point this morning cnrouto to Dlxon , S. D. , where he goes to visit ils father , a banker. Mr. Schoenbaum says that there will bo more than 1,000 people at Shoshonl by the first of next nonth and that there are ten more saloons now waiting to open up as soon as lumber for their construction cnn arrive. The rap. rap , rap of the hammer Is to be heard In and about the village from early morning until late at night , and everything Is a hustling , bustling excitement. The click of the roulette wheel keeps going on from noon until the next morning , and Shoshonl has every appearance of a true western frontier town. Stage lines are being constructed out of Shoshonl In all directions , for the sake of hauling people Into the town and also for carrying visitors out into the points of interest In the country. J. H. Mackay of this city Is plan ning , to start a newspaper office In Shoshonl about the first of next month. Among the attractions that are to bo featured will be the Hot Springs at Tliermopolls and a stage trip to the Yellowstone park. The Northwestern extension Is with in fifteen miles of the town and Is now moving along at the rate of a mile and a quarter every day. The Northwestern olllclals are still out there looking over the ground today. ALEXANDER J , CASSATTTO RESIGN Result of Startling Disclosures In the Railroad-Coal Investigation. Philadelphia , May 17. Revelations of an unusual character were made during the Investigation of the Inter state commerce commission into the alleged discrimination by railroad companies in the bituminous regions. George W. Crelghton , superintend ent of ihe Pennsylvania railroad , ad mitted that he held stock In several coal companies and that the stock had been presented to him. J. W. Jamison , president of the Jam ison Coal company , testified that his company had presented Pennsylvania railroad olhccrs with stock in his com pany with the object of securing bet ter treatment and facilities from the corporation. He also said that Rob ert Pltcnlrn , now assistant to Presi dent Cassatt , had declined a proffer of stock , saying that he preferred the money. Mr Jamison bought the stock back from him for $5,000. The North American says : "Cir cumstantial reports that Alexander J. Cassatt has determined to resign the presidency of the Pennsylvania Railroad company In consequence of the startling disclosures In the rail road-coal Investigation reached the In terstate commerce commission. It Is said that before leaving for Europe last week , Mr. Cassatt told some of his closest personal friends that ho has been grossly deceived by his su bordinate officers of the Pennsylvania railroad concerning the actual facts and conditions in the management of the company. " Tuberculosis Their Topic. Washington , May 17. At a Joint meeting of the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tu- Berculosls and the Association of American Physicians , Dr. Simon Flex- ner of Now York read a paper on "Immunity In Tuberculosis , " In which he advocated the vaccination of young cattle with weak cultures of tuber cular germs to secure at least their partial immunization from the disease. Dr. Flexner thought experlmenvS of the same character may be tried In the future with human belnn. Policeman Convicted of Perjury. St. Louis , May ' 17. Policeman John Dlr.een , a witness In a police court ca&e , was convicted of perjury in thu criminal court and sentenced to two years in the penitentiary. Dincen's defense was that when the oath waa administered to witnesses In the po lice court case he stooped over and tied his shoestring and thereby avoid ed raising his hand and taking the oath , and therefore he was not a sworn witness. Ho testified that It was a common practice of policemen to bend over and fumble with their shoestrings when they wished to keep from being sworn. Reformed Episcopal Council. Philadelphia. May 17. The eighteenth - eenth triennial session of the general council of the Reformed Episcopal church In the United States and Can ada opened here. COMMERCIAL CLUB JOINS. Endorses This War Against Untldl. ' ness In City of Homes. Norfolk , Neb. , May 1C. The step taken by the Womans club of Norfolk toward a cleaner and more beautiful city Is one that should receive the hearty commendation and support of every loyal home-loving citizen. There Calumet r Baking Powder Porfoot In quality. Moderate In prloo. could probably be devised no more effective scheme thnn the system of prizes which has been proposed by these Indies and already published In your columns. The Commercial club is proud to be taken Into the councils of the Womans club with reference tov " -H this good work , and In the selection of its representatives great pains were taken to secure gentlemen of emi nent fitness. The merchants of the city will bo waited upon for sub scriptions of articles to be used as prizes , and ( hero will also bo a cash subscription for the convenience of those who wish thus to manifest their approval. That victory waits upon this war against filth and untidiness goes without saying. History shows no defeat to such an army In such a cause. The Commercial Club. Letter List. List of letters remaining uncalled for at the postolllco at Norfolk , Nob. , May 15 , 1903 : Carrie Andley , W. H. Allen , Mrs. Morton C. Camp , Mr. J. B. Haverflold , Lulu Lund , Mr. Garrett Owens ( R. P. D. 2. ) , Mrs. Stella Phillips , Mr. John. H. Soules , Mr. E. H. Stanley , Mr. Ern est Teetzel , Mr. Geo. Tietjen 3 , Mrs. C. S. Walters. If not called for in fifteen days will be sent to the dead letter office. Parties calling for any of the above please say "advertised. " John R. Hays , P. M. Fife and Drum Corps. The old soldiers of Norfolk who fought In the war of the rebellion , are preparing to once again hold fitting services on Memorial day this year , and the well known martial airs of fife and drum this morning floated out of the windows of the G. A. R. hall and set to marching In old-time style the veterans who happened to hear It. OMAHA WATER CASE UP AT ST PAUL First of a Series of Suits Now Being Heard in Court of Appeals. St. Paul , May 17. The first of a scries of law suits , growing out of the attempts of the city of Omaha , Neb. , to acquire the property and rights of the Omaha Water company , are npw being heard In the United States cir cuit court of appeals. The first case Is an appeal from the dismissal of a bill in equity , brought by the water company , asking for an injunction against the city and the water board restraining the board from enforcing certain meter rates , which the water board had attempted to establish , lowering the rates. The city and the water board ask for the dismissal of the appeal. The other case Is the appeal of Edmund M. Fairfield - field and Stockton Heth , manager and treasurer respectively of the water company , from a fine of $50 , Imposed by Judge Mungor for contempt of court for failure to produce certain books and napers and to give testi mony under a subpoena In the court. HEADLESS BODY IS FOUND Scavengers at Granite City Find Evi dence of Crime. Granite City , 111. , May 17. The headless body of a man was found In a cesspool in the rear of a Madison saloon , not far from where John Hickey , an overland traveler to Okla homa , was sandbagged and killed last week. The body was brought to an undertaking establishment here. The absence of the head , it Is believed , in dicates that the man was murdered by an Injury to the head and that it was removed to prevent Identification. No other marks of violence were found on the body. It Is believed that possibly the cloth- lug may lead to identification. The body had evidently lain In the cess pool for several months. Several ne groes had been put to work cleaning the pool and they discovered the body. i A stiff hat was also found in the pool. UNIQUE CAMP. M. C. Hazen Goes to Elkhorn River. Fence , With Chickens , Too. M. C. Hnzen today took the first load of furniture for the famly camp to the Elkhorn river southwest of the city , preparing to move tomorrow. They will remain all summer , Mr. Haz en going to and from the city morning and night. A fence has been built around the camp and chickens and pigs will occupy pens just as though they were in a barnyard at home. EXAMINING SENIORS. Common Branches Form Foundation for Many Questions Today. Superintendent Bodwell this mornIng - Ing began to give to the sqnior class at the high school a set of examina tions In the common branches of school studies , which it is required that they take and pass before they can receive diplomas. The examina tions will occupy two days. This Is an important examination In that any person who fails to pass will bo thrown out of graduating , and the se niors are working under a nervous strain because of the significance of ; their records in the questions asked and their answers.