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THK NORFOLK WKEKLY NEWS-JOURNAL , FRIDAY , APRIL 28 , 1011.
TUESDAY TOPICS. George Barney returned from Oma Im. Im.V. V. 1C. Pulton returned from Colum bia. bia.P. P. J. Fuosler went to Lynch on W. F. Hall went to Columbus on business. Mra. J. H. Kleratead of Tlldcn Is hero visiting with her aon , Dr. II. J. Kloratcnd. Miss Emma Heckmnn returned from n visit ( it Humphrey. H. A. Pasowalk roturnud from a business trip to Omaha. Eugene Osborn returned from Fre mont , where lie visited with friends. Miss Vorna Nusblt of Oakdale Is In the city visiting with her sister , Mrs. Neablt. Mlsa Alice Hoaklns returned from Plalnvlew , where she visited with her parents. Miss Mcttti Aaron returned. from Arlington , where she spent a day with relatives. Mrs. F. F. Joy of Rapid City passed through the city in company with her mother , who lives at Plulnvlew , and who will visit with her daughter In the black Hills. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Anthony and Mr. and Mrs. Lonqulst of Wausa came to Norfolk In an automobile. Mr. An * tliouy Is cashier of the First National bank of Wausa. C. P. Parish Is suffering with an at tack of thegrip. . Elks at Vnnkton are planning to build a $20,000 club hoUse. Frank Flynn , who has been ill , Is again able to be at his work. W. 55. King hits accepted a position at the Northwestern transfer. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson of Nollgh are visiting In Norfolk. G. Schaaf of Stanton was In Nor folk Monday on business. Among the day's out-of-town visitors in Norfolk were : M. For , Belgrade ; Henry Hcllbusch , Belgrade ; George Mitchell , Laurel ; George D. Tarrant , BloomUeld ; A. C. Williams , Meadow Grove ; J. B. Fichter , Meadow Grove ; W. R. Snyder , Meadow Grove ; Miss Ida Desk , Madison ; M. E. Nielsen , Monowi ; J. A. Johnson , Wakefield ; B. H. Meredith. Wluuer ; James P. Riddle , Crelghton ; J. P. Berg , Wausa ; Mrs. Charles H. Kelsey , Mrs. Charles Melick , Mrs. C. L. WattlesMrs. . S. Ritchie , Neligh. E. A Bullock Is attending a state convention of electrical companies at Lincoln. The annual election of officers of the Eastern Star will take place Thurs day evening. Oasius Uhllg Is laid up at the A. C. Slcar boarding house with an attack of throat trouble. Constable A. W. Flnkhouse. who has been seriously Hi , is now able to be at his work again. W. H. Parriott has received word from Des Molncs to the effect that his father died there suddenly. The Norfolk boy scouts will 'make their regular scouting expedition this evening. The country southeast of ttown will be invaded. Mrs. F. W. Freeland. 110C Madison avenue , underwent an operation Mon day. She Is reported getting along as well as could be expected. An X-ray examination of the broken linger of William Beck showed that the break is a bad one and will re quire several weeks to heal. Councilman R. J. Eccles of the Fourth ward has returned front Hot Springs , S. D. , where he underwent an operation. Mr. Eccles is feeling quite well. well.Anton Anton C. Hirsch. " proprietor of the Norfolk Bottling works , went to Wy- not , Nob. , Monday afternoon and to morrow will be united In marriage tea a Wynot young lady. Mr. Hlrsch will bring his bride to Norfolk soon after the wedding. Enterprising citizens of Cdgewater arc having the streets In the section of the city graded. Workmen are al ready busy on this work. The citizens are congratulating themselves on the two piles of sidewalk which they ex pect to have built this year. What are believed to be counterfeit nickels have reached Norfolk. Aden Sheriff and Ross L. Davenport are among the lirst to be possessors of these coins. The government , it is reported at local banks , did not issue live-cent coins in 1010 , therefore all 1910 nickels are adjudged counterfeit. In honor of the conventions of the Federation of Women's club and the Brotherhood of Threshermen who are holding two days' sessions in this city , the festive lights on Norfolk avenue have been turned on. All day Monday electricians were at work putting the lights In order. At dusk the current was turned on. The price of hogs in Norfolk took a big drop Monday , selling at twenty live cents lower than the price offered Saturday. At the South Omaha mar ket hogs sold twenty cents lower. Nor folk following it with an addltiona live-cent drop. A carload of hogs were sent to South Omaha Monday and met a ten-cent higher market today. County Commissioner Burr Taft is today Inspecting the first car of t > tee which arrived Monday night for tin new steel bridge which will cross th < Nortbfork mill dam oil North Firsi street. The bridge crew of the Illinois manufacturers who will put up this bridge are now at work on a bridge it Meadow Grove. When they flnisl there they will build bridges at Kaln mazoo and Emerlck. Norfolk is nex in line. Surveyor Bennett Seymour is bus ; on South Thirteenth street makiui surveys and endeavoring to find tin corners of the half and full sectlot lines which were marked last year but the markings destroyed by water Workmen are also busy on this roai with plows and scrapers preparator ; to the oiling of four miles of Thti teenth street , which will be started a soon as the weather moderates sulE ciently. The Norfolk Board of Charities find itself in a peculiar position. Man applications 'for help have been mad to the board and It Is a dlllicult task to give aid to the deserving petition ers. Ono woman , whose husband Is said to be spending what money he can make , for liquor , wants aid. She hns three children. The husband Is said to have pawned some of his clothing for drink and is alleged to liavo promised to pawn the feather bed , next , for the much desired liquor. Tht board would llko to help the mother and children , hut they declare thnt It Is unsafe to give aid , where the father would spend the funds for more drink. ARE THROWN INTO JAIL. Officers Who Arrested McNamara , Ac cused of Kidnaping Him. Indianapolis. Ind , April 25. Wal ter Drew of New York , < i counsel for the National Erectors association ; W. J. Ford , assistant district attorney of Los Angeles , and Frank Fox , a chauf feur , charged with having kidnaped J. J. McNamara , secretary-treasurer of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron workers , were arraigned this morning before Justice of the Peace Manning. They waived preliminary examination and were hound over to the grand jury. William J. Burns , detective employed by the erectors' association , who ar rived in this city from Toledo today , was sought by constables with a war rant for his arrest on the charge of kidnaping McNamara , but they could not ( hid him. Drew , Ford and Fox. when arrested last night , were released under bond * of $5000 each. Their bond to hold them for the grand jury today was set by the justice at $10,000 each for Drew and Ford and $5,000 for Fox. Their attorney , A. W. Ketchum , af ter trying to secure bail , failed , and the men were taken to the county jail. A crowd had collected about the justice of the peace's ofllce and when the men started for the jail , there was applauding and jeering County Prosecutor Baker today ap pointed a special deputy , Henry Sey- fried , to prosecute the cases. Gave McNamara No Chance. The general charge against the men is that they conspired to take Me- Namara out of the state without due process of law. The affidavits against Drew , Ford and Fox were made by J. J. Keagan , a labor union leader of Indianapolis , and member of the Indiana legisla ture. It is alleged McNamara did not have n opportunity to consult counsel and esiat extradition after his arrest last aturday eveninir. but that he was put ito an automobile , driven by Fox. and ikon to Chicago , bound for Los An- eles to answer an indictment charg- ig him with complicity in a dynamite xplosion at the Llewellyn Iron works. i\ . F Badorf of New York and an ssistant of Drew was arrested by iree constables at his room in a heel - el at U o'clock this morning and tak- n before Justice of the Peace Man- Ing. Badorf was taken in custody on "John Doe" warrant , six of which ere issued last night by Justice Man- lug , on charges of kidnaping and con- piracy to kidnap. Bondsmen Are Not There. The expected bondsmen not appear- : ig , the justices' clerk summoned con- tables to take Drew and Ford to jail. By this time the little court room , the allway and the narrow stairway lead- ng down to the street were filled with noisy crowd. The cleric of the court tailed lirst with Ford. Drew hung ack. "Come on , Drew , " yelled a number f men , pressing from the hall into the oorway of the courtroom. A cousta- ) le took Drew's arm and as he resist- d a dozen arms stretched out and the nan was half dragged , half pushed nto the hallway. There he smiled nd stepped forward briskly and was apparently unmoved by a chorus of auguter , handclapping and shouts of. How does It feel yourself , Drew ? " "There's the district attorney going o jail , " called one man as Ford pass- d down the stairway. Drew was jostled on his way to the street and a throng of men , most of hem apparently of the working class , 'ollowed excited and laughing as Drew and Ford walked the two blocks to all. all.The The turnkey searched the pockets of Drew and Ford , but they were not ocked in cells. They were told that for a time they might remain in the outer ofllce , for they expected the men whom they asked to be their counsel , to go on their bond. "Infant" Club Finishes Season. What has keen known in Norfolk as the infant club adjourned for the season at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Bullock Monday night aftei enjoying the regular high five contest and a chicken pie dinner. The club is composed of Norfolk's oldest-ln-ag ( citizens , most of whom are members of the G. A. R. Meetings have beer held at the residences of each mem ber of the club and It was declared Monday night that this meeting woult be the wind-up of the season's enter tainments. The members of the clul are : F. J. Hale , D. S. Bullock , J. S McClary , S. H. Grant , A. N. McGln nls , H. J. Graves , I. Sonneland. Witl the exception of Mr. Sonnelaud , al the members are old soldiers. Mr Hale is not a member of the G. A. R but a veteran of the C. S. A. The clul will reconvene again when cole weather sets in next winter. Thei the old soldiers will again put thel feet under the hospitable tables of tin brother hosts and again enjoy the de llclous dinners and endeavor to defea each other in the friendly high fivi game. Bank Robbers Are Captured. Grand Island , Neb. , April 25. Th three bank robbers who , early today robbed the Citizens State bank of GUI nor , Neb. , near here , of about $2OOC were -captured this afternoon. Chief of Police Arbogast and Deput ; Sheriff Bowers captured the robbers The chief came upon them by sui lirl.se , covered them and no resistance was made. The money and arms are supposed to have been ditched. j The trio was sighted for some time and was on the run , Chief Arbogast , cutting their progress off by flanking them. They gave their names as. Harry Q. Forbes , John Evans and I Charles Taylor. Forbes claims to be nn cx-rallway conductor , Evans to hail from Milwaukee and Taylor from Chicago cage , where he declares ho was em ployed by the Chicago terminal com pany ns switchman. A bottle of nitroglycerine was found In their possession. They refuse to talk further than to answer questions as to their identity. A search will be made to locate their guns and loot Think Robbers Are Surrounded. At 11 o'clock this morning the sher iff's posse had found the team used by the robbers on what Is known as Falldorf's Island In the Platte river , and sent word to the city for more men , it being believed that the rob bers are secreted on the wooded Island. A more exact count by the officers of the Citizens State Bank of Glltner reveals the loss of about $2,000 , of which $982 was In silver dollars. There were several charges of dyna mite exploded and the money chest was blown through a counter and was Imbedded In a wall eighteen feet away. Careful of Adding Machine. The robbers carefully put an adding machine out of harm's way. The explosions were heard by sev eral of the citizens between 2:30 : and 3 o'clock this morning , but they sup posed it to be revolver shots. The robbers first burglarized a blacksmith shop for some tools and a hardware store , where guns and ammunition were stolen. Wells Defeats Hague. London , April 25. Bombadrle Wells made n chopping block of Ian Hague in a light before the National Sport ing club for the English heavyveU'ht championship and the Lonsdala belt. Both contestants for the title are Englishmen , and Wells gave severe punishment to his opponent , knockIng - Ing him out In the sixth round. "Knockout" Brown Wins. Memphis , Tenn. , April 25. "Knock out" Brown of Chicago , welterweight , was given the decision over "Kid" Broad of Philadelphia after eight fast rounds here. Both men were badly battered. Brown outclassed the Philadelphia man and toward the end ] hammered him about the ring almost at will A Fast Fifteen-Round Go. New Haven , Conn. , April 2. . Fraukle Burns of New Jersey and Tommy Houck of Philadelphia fought fifteen fast rounds to a draw here. Both men were bleeding aud weak at the end of the light. Coulon and O'Kcefe Tonight. Kansas City , April 25. Johnny Cou lon of Chicago and Eddie O'Kcefa of Philadelphia , bantamweights , will meet in a ten-round boxing bout at the Hip podrome in this city tonight. Accord ing to the terms of the agreement , each man is to weigh 116 pounds two hours before entering the ring. Lindsay 4 , Madison 3. Lindsay. Neb. , April 25. Special to The News : The lirst game of ball played this season. Lindsay defeated Madison in an interesting eleven-in ning contest , score 3 to 4. The score : Madison 0011000010 0 3 Lindsay 0100001010 1 4 Batteries : Lindsay , Prcvo and Her man ; Madison , Blugh and Bates. Time of game , 1 hour 55 minutes. Struck out : By Prevo and Plugh , 7. Madison and Lindsay each made 11 bits. O'Brien and Young 3aylor. Indianapolis , April 25. Rouse O'Brien of Boston and Young Saylor if this city , will box ten rounds to- light before the Washington Athletic Mub at 133 pounds. Kid Williams of 'hlladelphta ' is scheduled for a ten- round bout with Jack Morgan of this city at 15S pounds. Mrs. Florando E. Krause. West Point , Neb. , April 25. Spec , ul to The News : The funeral of Mrs , Floraudo E. Krause occurred here Sunday under the auspices of the Ger nan Evangelical Association church , Rev. G. H. Hemkln , pastor , assisted I j > Rev. J. Scherhacher , former pas tor aud Rev. L. -Powell , conducting the services. The deceased was tlu widow of the late Florando E. Krause tor many years city clerk of West Point , who died fourteen years ago She was 68 years of age , the inline diate cause of death being cancer ol the stomach. Mrs. Krause was the mother of twelve children , of wheaten ten survive : Mrs. Peter Poellett Wanda , and Lottie of West Point ; Charles of Randolph ; William o Walthill : Edward of Scrlbner ; Ralph of Odebo.lt , Iowa ; aud Ak > nz ( L. , Adolph D. and Floranda of this city. She had been residence o West Point for forty years. A. R. Snodgrass. Neligh , Neb. . April 25. Special t < The News : The funeral services an < burial of Alexander R. Snodgrass wen held at the Presbyterian church , abou twelve miles north of this city yester day afternoon. Mr. Snodgrass was 7 : years of age and died at his home ii the above vicinity last Friday night. The remains were held for the at rival of a daughter , Mrs. E , V. Hart o Red Oak , la. She was taken suddenl ; ill between this city and Omaha Upon her arrival here she was hurriei to Gray Gables hospital and is prc nounced as suffering with-pneumonia Her condition late last evening wa considered dangerous. Whistles Tell of Convention. Fifteen engines attached to thresl Ing machinery of every descrlptlo : opened the threshermcn'a conventlo Tuesday morning at 7 o'clock wit the blowing of whistles. With this announcement it was made plain that the threshormen had como to Norfolk under no small expense , the fact being that It cost at least $5 to get up steam In each of these engines , to blow the whistles. It was estimated by one ex- pert thnt It will cost each exhibitor in Norfolk $100 to display his machinery , ( the expense being for labor , freight , coal , gasoline , draynge and lubricating oils. oils.Fifty Fifty manufacturers' representatives met In the Bullock olllce Monday evenIng - Ing and a smoker was enjoyed , It was decided at this meeting that all exhibits would be stopped during the progress of the convention. President Shannon of the State Brotherhood of Threshormen called to order the adjourned session of that organization at 1:30 : Tuesday after noon In the Auditorium. C J. Bullock , representing the Norfolk Commercial club , delivered the address of wel come. All day Monday the threshermon arrived slowly in the city , but by noon Tuesday there were about 100 dele gates In the city. Most of these early arrivals consisted of manufacturers' representatives. Secretary E. S. Smith made a change in the program and moved the headquarters of the convention from the Pacific hotel to the new Bullock offices. In the visitors' and customers' room of this office Secretary Smith was kept busy' with registration of delegates. The Bullock company were paid many compliments by visiting dele gates on their new ounces and excel lent plant. ' Mr. Baker , representing the Thresh- ermcns Review of St. Joseph , Mich. , and Mr. Winters , representing the American Threslicrmiin of Madison , Wis. , were among the early arrivals. Both magazine 'men were delighted with Norfolk. Mr. Winters was elect ed Held organizer of this state at the last convention. Avery & Co. of Omaha are in the city with their entire office force. They have brought with them no ex hibits. Sachse & Bunn of Sioux City , jobbers * for Minneapolis machinery , have also brought their sales force with them. The Carpenter-Wing Carrier com pany are also here and have brought with them a carrier lor exhibition. Representative Hammeraud of the Baker Machinery company of Hastings arrived in the city Monday afternoon , making the trip from Hastings In his automobile. Through Colomc Train ? Cotome Times : Announcement has been made that a new railroad time card will go into effect on May 7 , and the understanding of local officials is that changes will occur at that time in the train service to Colome. No definite information has been given out on the subject , but it is quite cer tain that the new order will give Co lome through train service on at least one train each way. Preliminary to the installation of regular passenger service to this point the new roadbed between here and Dallas is to be sur faced with gravel , and a force of eigh ty men will commence this work next Monday. It seems to be the present plan to complete the track surfacing to Colome before putting down any ties or rails west of this point. About twenty-live carloads of ties have been shipped into the storage yards near Dallas during the past week , and the extension work to Winner will pro ceed rapidly after work in that line is commenced. All railroad talk is to the effect that the extension of the road beyond Winner is a very indefinite proposition. Buck Krouse "Comes Back. " Boston , April 20. Buck Krouse of Pittsburg "came.back" after he bad gone down for the count of eight In the second round of a scheduled twelve-round bout here , and in the third round knocked out Ted Nelson , the Australian champion. Thieves at Verdlgre. Vcrdigre Citizen : On Tuesday af ternoon a gang of thieving tramps struck town and after making the us ual run of thcT't'own and showing let ters verifying their lying statements , they proceeded to get in their work -j as thieves and burglars. Two of them . I went into Havllcek & Vecera's store , and when one of them saw that they were being watched by Grant Hutton , a traveling man , he immediately caught hold of both lapels of his over coat and spread it out in order to ob scure the acts of his confederate , wheat at that moment grabbed up a dozen pairs of overalls and started off with f them. Harley Hawk happened to be 3 at the front door and saw the act and gave the alarm. Joe Schmidt and Hutton - ton took after the fellow and overtook him dowrn near the coal chute , but he had ditched the overalls. They brought'him back and when they re. turned , his accomplice , the man with the wide overcoat , was standing in 'the rear of Ne'derost's store. There were eight or nine in the gang , and flve'of them were rounded up aud the balance of them hiked down the track o The overalls" , were recovered latei d ' from where the thief had tiidden them The town board should use drastic mteasures with this kind of people , or during the rush on the Rosebud we will be overrun with them. Everyone arres'tcd should be given1 at least ter days 'and they should be put to worl on the roads. The town should Invesi in at least six balld and chains and these traveling thieves should be staked down until they had servet their time- and bread and wate : should bo their diet. If this pollcj were adopted bums In Verdigre woulc be as scarce as hen's teeth. Woman's Club EntertalninQ. The eighth annual convention of tlu Third district , Federation of Wo men's clubs , was called to order It the First Congregational church b ; Vice President Mrs. J. E. L. Care : of Bancroft at 9 o'clock , Tuesday morning. Ruv. Edwin Booth deliver ed the Invocation after which Miss Shaw of this city played a piano solo. A cordial address of welcome was delivered by Mrs. Oxnam , president of the local organization. Mrs. An derson of West Point responded cleverly for the visitors. Mrs. Carey's report of the district vice president was well received. The Stanton ladles' quartet entertained the convention delightfully and then followed the regular order of busi ness with reports from state com mittees. After this report the club reports were made and this * was fol lowed by a box lunch by the local club. club.Tho The members of the state board are : Education , Mrs. Orris. Stanton ; c-lvlcs , Mrs. Adams. Ponder ; library extension , Mrs. Long. Madison ; fores try , Mrs. Barnes , Fullerton : art , Mrs. Gunthcr , Albion ; household economics , Mrs. Rntcllff , Central City. lip to noon today about fifty out-of- town delegates had registered and Mrs. C. 1 * . Ciilmseo , secretary of the local clul ) . expected a uitu-h larger number before evening. Monday night's musical program rendered by local talent was well received by the visitors. Miss Shaw rendered a piano solo and Miss Hewins sang two solos. Mrs. Edith Nelson Ulrica played a piano solo. Miss Halo gave two readings , one from Kipling and one from Mark Twain. Mrs. Grace 1C. Cooper sang a vocal solo. Arthur E. Johnson played a violin solo and Professor Ludvvlg KoeniRsteln finish ed the program witli a piano solo. The program was of extraordinary high quality throughout and a very delight ful one. An Informal reception fol lowed the music. At a signal given by Mr. Pasewalk thirty-three automobiles containing 105 members of the Federation of Wo men's clubs , start from the First Con gregational church at 4 o'clock this afternoon and invade the business portion tion of the city In parade form. After getting a good view of Norfolk's busi ness houses and buildings , the chauf feurs in charge of each automobile will be given another signal and the parade divide into sections , each sec tion taking a different route to the residence portions of the city. The country club , old sugar factory and other places of interest will be visited. Adjournment will take place after tonight's session , which begins at 8:30 : , and to which the ladles have in vited the public. Some very interest ing addresses are to be delivered by prominent speakers. Mrs , F. H. Cole of Omaha , ex-state president of the federated women's club , will speak on "Civil Service. " Mrs. Cole has made this subject a study and her address will be one of great interest. The ad dress of Mrs. T. J. Gist , state presi dent , ia to be also a feature of this evening's session. The Elkhorn Valley bank at Tilden Is to be converted into a national bank this evening. C.E. , . Burnham , vice president of this institution , left Nor folk today to make the final arrange ments which will change the bank from a state to a national one. The Norfolk ball team and the high school teams are scheduled for a game ) f ball qu the driving park diamond his evening. The Norfolk team is rying hard to make a final orgauiza- ion. The high school boys are a shade the favorite for winners. Next Saturday the Stanton team comes here for a game with the high school earn. Man Killed at Plalnvlew. Plalnview , Neb. , April 25. Special o The News : John "Nelson , a far mer 32 years old , was thrown from wagon , fracturing his skulj , dying nstantly , as a result of a runaway accident last evening a quarter of a mile south of town. Mr. Nelson was coming Into town when the accident occurred. He was all alone. The lead tnau was a son of Peter Nelson and the family had moved to a farm three miles southwest of Plalnvtew only a short time ago from West Point , Neb. The first Intimation that there had seen an accident was received when a team , drawing a driverless spring wagon , came dashing into town. The liorscs apparently had been running a great distance , and apparently Nel son had tried to hold them for a long way before he was thrown out , or fell Parties who went back over the road met a woman driving , who said she bad seen a man lying along the road probably dead. The man was unmarried and lived with his parents. His mother is said to be an invalid. He was heavy set Coroner Salter found death accidental The skull was fractured at the base of the brain. Nelson leaves one brother and five sisters. MONDAY MENTIONS. M. D. Tyler went to Dakota City on business. Paul Grant returned from a business trip to Madison , Kndx Tipple of Stanton is here vis itlng with friends. Thomas P. Mathews went to Grand Island on business. J. E. Haase and Herbert Hauptl returned from Omaha. John Butler. Oscar Krahn and Chrl Gllssmanreturned from a visit wltl friends at Sioux City. Edward H. Walters returned fron a business trip to Hosklus. ' Miss Emma Schoregge went to Os rnond to spend a day with friends. Mrs. B. Lnhey aud daughter Mar garet of Hartington are hero vlsltlnj with the M. Kane family. Mrs. N. G. Moore and daughtc Irene of Fremont are in the city visit Ing with Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hnrter. Mrs. F. X. Potras is visiting wltl Clearwater friends and relatives thl week. . Miss Imo Austin of Clearwnter Sun dayed in the Junction. Oliver Wood arrived homo fron Ussourl Valley Saturday evening , . here ho has boon working for some inc. inc.Mrs. Mrs. H. P. Pippin spent Saturday at 10 home of her daughter , Mrs. Lester 'arker. Royal Trlbert aud sister Nndlno of Mlger were In the city yesterday. Gone Crotty came home from Mis- ourl Valley Saturday evening , where e has been working for the past few veeks. Miss Amelia Jackson of Madison pent Sunday at the Junction. William Alexander of Oakdale Is ere vlaltlng at the home of his son , Inrry B. Alexander , and family. Ed Coiiley , formerly of the Junction ut now of Snyder , Is visiting at the 2A Mullen home. James Brennan was In Oakdnle last veiling to do some boiler work for ho Northwestern. Mrs. W. B. Wolfe went to Omaha Ills morning to do some shopping. John Purvianco arrived home from ) malia Sunday ovonlnu ; with the ro- lalns of his brother Ed. who died at hat place Saturday morning. Mr. urvlance was taken to Omaha last vook by his brother and was to have indcrgono an operation for a largo oln In his log , but died before the ay set for the operation. Death was lue to a stroke of paralysis. The Fremont Herald declares that onfidcnce in the proposed Omaha- Corfolk and Omaha-Sioux City inter- irban electric line is increasing. The lerald gives half a page of space to he projected road , including a map bowing the proposed route. It says urveys on the Norfolk end of the ine will begin May 1. Among the day's outoftownlslt - rs In Norfolk were : A. Zimmerle , Emerson ; H. Peterson. West Point ; ' J. A. Staley. Plainvlew : W. M. McCon- ell , Tekauiah ; D. L. Beat , Battle Creek ; W. Miller. Battle Creek ; W. Hoover , Battle Creek ; R. H. Iughes , Lynch ; James P > Riddle , 'relshton ; H. F. Harms , Pilger ; J. J. Backos , Humphrey ; K. W. McDonald , lainview ; H. M. Culbertson , Long ine ; J. R. Brown. Albion ; George V , Phelps , Madison ; John Kesslcr , ladlson : Mr. and Mrs. J. Norwood , s'iobrara : H. W. Woodworth. Crclgh- on ; Frank Phillips. Hoskins ; Dorothy pn ; Hoskins ; Orin Porter , Fairfax ; 'arl Callnwa ; > , Fairfax ; Mrs. H. V. ? tanlield. Tekamah ; M. I. Inhelder , ierce J. B. Duffy has purcnased a new yueen , model F , touring car. The St. Agnes guild meeting have jeen postponed until May 2. W. L. Lehman is confined to his lome with a severe attack of the grip. II. B. Dlxon , a'prominent ' member and otlicer of the local fancy chicken SPoplntion. ia in rflreipt of four line Crystal White Orpingtons from the Ernest Kellerstraas farms at Kansas ity. Mo. , for which he paid $50. Robert Klentz , who was operated on or appendicitis some time ago. Is able o enjoy outdoor exercise. Born , to Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Young , a daughter. Mr. Young Is a car fore- nan In the Northwestern yards at the unction. V. A. Nenow , one of the first Nor- oik men to secure a fishing license , nade a successful fishing expedition Sunday. Mr. Nenow brought back about thirty-five nice fish. The Women's Home Missionary so ciety of the Methodist church will meet with Mrs. Klrkpatrlck Friday , April 28 , at 3 o'clock. It has been postponed from Tuesday to Friday. The North Platte lodge of Elks has ust dedicated a new $40,000 three- story building , the two upper stories being used for lodge purposes. The edge has 225 members and was in stalled in 1906. Walte * Peterson of Winslde was In he city and purchased an automobile. The four-passenger automobile recent- y ordered by J. S. Butterfleld , and the orpedo style runabout purchased by G. D. ButterQeld , arrived during the day. day.C. C. E. Burnham and E. W. Zutz re- urned from Tekamah , where they at- ended the bankers' convention. While at Tekamah the two Norfolk bankers werq entertained by Congressman J. P. Latta who , on account of illness , is resting at home. The defeat of the Nellgh team by the Norfolk high school team Satur day afternoon marks the third suc cessful victory of the Norfolk players , who are endeavoring to attain the baseball championship of northeast Nebraska this year. George H. Spear of Norfolk was elected fifth vice president of the Ne braska Travelers Protective associa tion at Lincoln and H. O. Kiesau of this city was chosen as one of the delegates to the national convention. Charles L. Hopper of Omaha was en dorsed for national president. The peace negotiations between the Insurrecto and government officials In Mexico has no effect on the Norfolk militia company , members of which declare they will yet get a chance to go south. A regular drill Is to be enJoyed - Joyed by the guardsmen this evening , after which further discussion on the Mexican situation is to be held. Dr. William G. Keehn , a graduate of the Kansas City Veterinary college , has retilrned to Norfolk to t ke up his duties as assistant to Dr. C. A. McKIm at the Norfolk Veterinary hospital. Dr. Keehn spent his vacation last summer assisting Dr. McKlra. He graduated on April 13 with the honors of his class , lie also passed the state board examination at Lincoln last week. Ben Skalowsky , a tinner in the em ploy of Al Degner and one of the most popular firemen of the Norfolk fire de partment , will bo married In New Lon don , Conn. , on April 28. Mr. Skalow sky went to Connecticut about three weeks ago to spend a vacation with his brother , and while there decided to bring back to Norfolk a bride from the New England state. Mr. and Mrs Skalowsky will arrive in Norfolk about May 2. Mrs. J. W. Huntsborgor , mother of Mrs. Frank Brown , Is suffering from nn injured wrist and a bad shaking up ) nn the result of fulling from a IIURBT Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Brown and Mrs. HuntaborRcr wcro driving on North Third street whun the home became frightened by the nolno from a largo traction engine. Mr. and Mrs. Brown Jumped from the vehicle mid were uninjured. Nearly every high school In this vl clnlty has organized a baaoball club and the Benson Is well started , many fast and Interesting games having been played. Among the teams or Kiinlzcd are : Norfolk , Nellgh , At kin Hon , O'Neill , Evvlng , Clearwater , Altu worth , Vordlgre. Johnstown. Madison , Plnlnvlew , Stnnton. West Point , CrolRhton , Napor , Newman Grove , Fairfax , Dallas , Brlstow , Mouowl. J. Pope , foreman of the Gcorgu Hurry ranch west of here IS reported somewhat Improved aftur his exciting runaway experloiu-o of last Friday afternoon. Mr. Pope was driving to the ranch from this city. About flvo miles west of hero an automobllo frightened the horses which ho wna driving. Mr. Pope lost control of the animals and In the smashup he re ceived n largo scalp wound. Ills shoul ders and limbs wore bruised but no hones wore broken. The vehicle wan badly damaged. The physicians took several stitches In the wound on the head. West Point Has a Serious Fire. West Point , Neb. April 2 . Fire caused an explosion of gasoline de stroyed the livery barn of Henry Ick man and the automobile garage of C. i M C. Stahl yesterday afternoon. Two I new automobiles' were ruined. , Fireman H. Mannefield was burned about the head and Stahl was slightly titirned. The horses In the barn were rescued. Nlobrara News. Nlobrarn. Neb. . April 25. Special to The News : The firemen gave a ball on Friday night. April 21 , which was a .success socially and iinanclal ly. The Northwestern baud furnish cd music for the occasion nnd also played several selections on the street early In the evening. At their annual election , the 21st \ Inst. . Ionic chapter. No. 172 , O. E. S. , elected the following officers to servo for the ensuing year : Mrs. George L. Adams , W. M. ; George W. Draper , W. P. ; Mrs. Vac Vlasnik. A. M. ; Mrs. E. J. Longer , secretary : Mrs. E. A. Houston , treasurer ; Mlsh Othella Opouonuky. conductor ; Mrs J. R Vlasnik , associate conductor. " .Maud Muller" will be presented by local talent on Saturday. April 2'J. ' The play is under the direction of Frank Lambert who has had con slderahlo experience and has | > i < on several homo talent plays at differ ent points in this part of the state. The net proceeds will be given to the churches. Atkinson. The Cottage hotel has again cd hands. Lawrence Casper is now the proprietor and it will bo a first class hotel In every way. The ladles of the Episcopal church held a bazaar and supper Friday after noon and evening which proved a suc cess , both socially and financially. Mrs. Frank Skinner of Ncligh spent the past week visiting relatives and friends hero. St. Joseph's hall will be dedicated Tuesday with appropriate ceremonies ind the pupils of the school will give in entertainment in the evening. Mr. Thomas , brother of W. J. Thorn is , who was accidentally shot at West * * U Point about a week ago and brought / I here for treatment , is able to be around town with the aid of a cane. E. J. Mack Is the proud owner of a new Oakland autonwblle. Mrs. Daisy Allen' has returned to her home In Wisconsin after a visit with her mother , Mrs. Raymer. Miss Meta Martin of the second primary is ill at her home in O'Neill with tonsllltls , and ber place in the school room Is being filled by Mnbello Stratton. Are Against Two Terms. Panama , April 25. Persistent rum ors that friends of President Arose- mena were seeking his re-election have resulted In an open letter being addressed to the executive by promi nent liberals , in which it is asserted that their party is strongly opposed to such a move. There appears to bo a quite unanimous sentiment against the policy of a second term for a president and in view of this It Is believed that the partisans of Arosemena will abandon their activi ties in his behalf Passengers Are Safe. Toklo , April 25. It wag reported to day that the passengers and crew of the Pacific mall steamer Asia were rescued after the vessel went ashore on Finger rock Sunday. The malls were saved. ' London , April 25. Captain Gauk- royer of the Pacific mall steamship Asia , wrecked on Finger rock , reports that his vessel Is a total loss. Enough of Politics There. Cork , Ireland , April 25. John Donovan evan , a Callfornian who was active In the last election campaign here , was a witness at today's hearing of the petition against the election of Cap tain Anthony Donelaan , the national ist whip , who defeated William O'Brien in the east division of Cork county. Donovan declared that he had had enough of electioneering in Ire land and Intended to return to Cal ifornia. He thought that the people of Youghal were "savages. " He admitted having promised to distribute money among the poor of Youghal If Done laan was elected. Considering Illinois Situation. Springfield , III. , April 25. The state senate bribery Investigation commit tee went Into , exe'cutlve session imme diately on reconvening at 9 o'clock this morning. At that time the mem bers of the committee had not decided on what recommendations to make to ' the senate regarding Edwin Tilden.