Beatrice Daily Sun, February 7, 1903

Beatrice Daily Sun

February 07, 1903

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Beatrice Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 7, 1903, Beatrice, Nebraska A STRICTLY INDEPENDENT PAPER “IF YOU DON'T SEB IT IN THE 'SUN,' IT DIDN'T HAPPEN," VOLUME I. BEATRICE, NEB., SATURDAY MORNING, FEB. 7, 1903. NUMBER 179 Messrs. and Mesdames J. FT Lung, ,1. IV. Mayer, F. .J. Kline, John Marlow,das. McGill, Art.Woelke, Louie (ira!!' and P. <i. Simon, rho club meets every two weeks, and will be entertained next by Mr. and Mrs. Louie (trail. BEATRICE MAN IN ROMANCE William Wealth on Short Acquaintance. ACCIDENT AT ROCKFORD Miss Mary Grace Injured by Falling Against Window at Her Home. Special to the Daily Sun: Rockford, Neb., Fob. (J, It (Od. — Miss Mary (trace, who has been employed as stenographer by a firm at Omaha, Neb., for tin* past five years, met with a very serious and painful accident yesterday just before noon at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tho.*. (* race, who reside about three miles southwest of this place. While she wa - engaged in paring potatoes for dinner , she was visited by vt friend. She set her work aside and was about to exchange greetings, when in some manner she slipped and fell against the window, her right hand breaking the glass and cutting a long deep gash in the palm of the member. Dr. Noble of Holmesville, was immediately summoned and dressed the wound. F ears are entertained that Miss Grace will not regain the full use of her fingers, which would interfere greatly with her present employment. Her many friends hope Fisher is known in this city, that the accident will not result I seriously.    DEATH    0F    D-    HORHAM ENTIRELY TOO NARROW TEACHERS’ MONTHLY MEETING Interesting Address Delivered by Prof. Bruner Before Teachers on Insect Life. Notwithstanding the inclement weather yesterday most of the city teachers attended the regular Fisher Marries Widow of I    meeting    hold    in    the    High school room at 3 o’clock. The meeting was addressed by Richmond, Ind., Fob. Wil-jHrof. limner of Lincoln, who Ham Fisher of Beatrice, Nob.. and IsP°ko on some of flu* interesting Mrs. Mary Tick rote, a widow (iv- 'features of insect life, and more ing east of Bluffton, Iud., were especially the habits of the ants, married today by the Rev. Mr. One of the particular points tak-String. The marriage wa- a jon nP by Mr. Bruner was the care great surprise and the story of of plant lice. He said that in the their meeting has a tinge of ro-MMI of the year tho ants gather the collent history, one international encyclopedia and some good biographies have been issued. Five American writers have died during 1902. Mrs. Norcross gave a very fine character sketch of Andrew Carnegie. Mrs. Merrill’s paper, an account of “T he F’irst F ree Public Library in the United States,” was exceedingly interesting and a picture of the building was shown. Among the great treats of the afternoon was Mrs. Abell’* paper on “The Relation of Public Libraries to Public Schools," a very fine paper replete with interesting information. Also the whist* ling solo by Mrs. Frank Wheeler, which wa* in a high degree chartn- mance. It is becoming more and more apparent every day, that in the selection of Mr. Mickey for governor the people of this state made a mistake. While Mr. They became acquainted egg* of plant lice and store them j ,rbL an'^ Miss Stanwix s vocal by means of a correspondence bo* I away in their nests during the gan through a matrimonial agency, "'inter months, and when spring but never met until last Saturday, comes they take the eggs near the when Mr. Fisher carne here to see j surface of the ground where Hic ! his fair correspondent. Ile drove j heat of the sun hatches them. toller home, introduced himself! I he ants, he said, place the lice on < and tim short acquaintance wa* so the roots of weeds and the lice I favorable that when he proposed Sllt*k the juice from the plant he was accepted. Mrs. Eckrote j which makes the honey dew. The owns a fine farm and is well-to-do. ] pl&Qt lice secret the boney dew -- which the ants eat, and in this way No such person a1- Y\ illiam they are paid for taking care of the eggs of the lice. Another thing brought up by .Mr. limner was that we, a# civil- A Large and Enthusiastic Gathering of M. I'. Horham of Alturas editor ize(! People, have lest our powers] postmaster at morn solo, was also very line. The pari is rn ntary drill, conducted by Mrs. Merrill, was ex ceedingl.y amusing as well as instructive. The club extended its thanks to Mrs. Abell, Prof. Moser and other musicians for adding so much to the profit and enjoyment of the meeting, none of them being members of the club. GUILTY OF ASSAULT That is the Verdict of the Jury in the Benbrook Case as Rendered Yesterday. The trial of Rev. S. P. Benbrook for shooting Dr. Johnson s office door full of holes, was terminated yesterday, The testimony was all in Thursday, and the lawyers made their talks with tho exception of the county attorney, who closed yesterday morning, and the case was given to the .Lory at IO o’clock. Frider the instructions of the court, if the jury were not satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt, that the defendant was guilt! as AS TO FATHERS We print a communication this morning from “A Motlier,” in which she asks ’’Where, were the fathers of those hoodlums,” of which we have had occasion to speak frequently of biti*. The question suggests the thought tLut if fathers took more interest in the boys there would lie fewer hoodlums. For some reason we have become accustomed to chirking our share of the responsibility of the government of the boys, entrusting, or rather imposing all of that duty upon tho mot her. While there is no home without a mother, and while the early in- MEETING AT ELLIS fluenec of home life as impressed ••barred in the information, ‘hey by the mother i* tho. most lusting wore to find him guilty of nn a*-|of impro,sion.s for roo-], it is sault, or acquit him, as they chose.! awardl.y (or a man to shirk his After Peins out six hours lh., „llar8 0j    responsibility upon jury returned the following vol-   thor, anil at tho same time diet: "We find tile defendant not ox)M.ct h(,r to overcome the evil in-js i r i i t \ in Mini:-! mid term tis fhuini'e m a had example set hy charged in the information, but tho father Ibid Lie defendant guilty et \\ o really are not in tile proper frame of mind right now to defend Upon the result being made j t)lo father who neglects to help in public. Mr. ISenbrook received the work of raising his children, several telephone and ninny per- ;ai)d wjM    t() tk,f(.r lll(. ,ngww Farmers to Further Consider the Elevator Proposition. A large and enthusiastic gathering of farmers was held at Ellis yesterday to further consider the proposition of (J. T of the (ilobe and postmaster at observation from neglect. Ile that place, died yesterday morn- was ot Hie opinion that nature ing after a lingering illness of Hudy w*ould bring back the power tubercular meningitis, aged 48 B> more thoroughly see things years.    around us. Mr. Florham located in (rage! During the course of his re-M ickcy was applauded when Fe county in I MIS and for many years murks tho speaker dwelt briefly on I erect un elevator at that station refused to dance at an immoral jills been a prominent business tumble bugs, leaf beatles, dragon j that will hold 100,000 bushels of ball, it was not that people ob,- man of Adams. He was a grade- ffivs or snake feeders, and his ad-1 grain. jected to dancing, but that he pro- vile of the Peru Normal college ! dress throughout was of a very j There were over one hundred fessed a religion that forbade it, and served as county superin-1 entertaining character and thor- j of the best farmers in the neigh-and people admire consistency. tending of Gage county for two oughly enjoyed by the teacher. j bor hood present, and all appeared republican Mr. !*»••■*««» w.n ..    *_i__    -    j    i    —    c..     -Ji:    -- But his last break is of a nature WOMAN'S CLUB terms. He was the to -ct people to thinking.    Ile    nominee for county treasurer of I teachers    here    again in one month says in substance vbat unless    the    | this county in 1895 and    was de-1on    nature    study, state university is made a    re-' teated by Jacob Klein of    this city.! ligious school, that is, unless    the    | Mr. Horham’s many    friends] teachers are members of souk* de-1 throughout Gage county will re- There was an exceedingly good nominational church, that he is Ii- gret to learn of his death.    !    program at yesterday’s meeting able to cut et! the appropriation.! He is survived by his wife and in charge of current topics de-W hi Ic the attitude of the gov-1 three children. The funeral will i partment, Mrs. Hardy leader, and ernor on this point might be all right as a director of the Wesleyan university, it is all wrong when coming from the governor of a state. The state university is support-1 Christian cd by the taxes of the people of all denominations, as well as by the taxes of those of no denomination. .Lf they want their children instructed in doctrines they will send them to sectarian schools, Bruner will address the j to take kindly to the proposition. Most of those present signed for one or more of the certificates,and each agreed to aet as a committee of one to secure others, so that the whole number will be taken without doubt. As explained to us, the certificate guarantees to the holder the light to have his grain handled or stored at a very low sum, and these rights are likely to become valuable, as tin* price at which the Fjie noon, forty ladies being present, j grain is handled is less than a be hel l Sunday afternoon f rom Aho department of parliamentary the Presbyterian church at Adams. ■ drill, w ith Mrs. Merrill as leader. There was also a large attend-THE CHRISTIAN    anet*    for    so    inclement    an    after- sonal congratulations, besides of fers of financial assistance. Ile was permitted to go at liberty under his former bond, and as he has three days in which to file a motion for a new trial,the court will not pass sentence until the expiration of that time. The statute fixes the penalty for 11 m°D Peavey to‘assault at a fine not to exceed $100 or imprisonment in the county jail not more than three months., A great deal of the bitterness I that seemed to exist at the time of I the shooting, appears to have died out, and Benbrook has more friends now, than when he was first arrested. to “A Mother’s" question until a "A more convenient season. YOUNG PEOPLES’ SOCIAL UNION Us Glory Q nay Ie,    in Clara lilandick has! A very delightful instrumental won much praise for her line in-    "    ^    m    opening by tcrprctation of this most difficult ‘    Military    Polonaise, ro|0>    |    by Chopin. The topic of tile after- Miss lilandick lins a most „ in.' noon lien.*"libraries and Hooks," nine personality, is yourn; sud at-' -S'-''* Wilily yale a few lory in- tractive and that is what the governor up-    .], pears to be trying to make of the entering terosting statements sent by the Nebraska Literary university of Nebraska. THAT IS THE QUESTION W o are in receipt of the following communication which explains itself and furnishes food for thought. Editor Morning Sun: Dear Sir: “I noticed lately in three of your late editions of the morning Sun, pieces entitled, ’’Hoodlums. ' In each of those notices it spoke of the mothers of those hoodlums, that they should see to them and know where they were at night. Now in all kindness I should like to ask where the fathers of those hoodlums were. it was even spoken of iii the pulpit that mothers should know where her hoodlums were at night. Now in all mercy give these precious mothers a rest and give a little account of tin* fathers. Respectfully, A Mother. iii appearance, spirit of tho part with i    ^Horary    commission, realism which at once captivates]oni'    m~ lint thole are iii tin. state thirty traveling libraries. They have been in operation fourteen months and during this an audience. The entire cast of ‘“The Christian” is said to be in most capable hands, and in the presentation of llUh t ;H^;lA(H»een in forty-seven the piece at tho Paddock Monday j pk(’“s and .thirfcy countic»* Ka(>h night, the production will be com- (d Hiese libraries contain forty plete in scenery and accessories, I' °lu,11Cs' and ai c allowed to reforming a perfect role.    jin.iin thine months in one place; | twenty-one libraries report 1,000 SN POLICE COURT    I borrowers. There are three per- Fdmer Cain, who was run in by : ma!H'n! stations., \ alley, Osceola CLUB ENTERTAINED The members of the Married People’s club were entertained by Prof. and Mrs. P. G. Simon Thursday evening. The evening was spent in games, story telling, and music. Light refreshments were served arid a merry good time was enjoyed. The members of the club are Officer Hall Thursday night, was ground through police court yesterday morning to the tune of $5 and costs on a charge of disorderly conduct. Ile couldn't pay his fine and consequently will be obliged to work it out on the streets and about the city hall. The stranger claiming to hail from Pawnee City, was fined $1 and costs for being drunk. He paid out and was discharged. TELEPHONE COMPANY AT DU BOIS The town of DuBois, Pawnee county, has now an independent telephone company with a capital stock of $5,000. The incorporators arc J. A. Williams, Oscar Veinier, John Lang, Otto Ste pa nek, II. H. Hawkins, IL J. Steifer, Joseph Beranek,Perry Frazier and Frank Pesek, jr. and Harvard. There are also twenty-seven free public libraries in Nebraska organized under the state library law. During the past two years $200,000 have been contributed to the library cause in the state. Mr. C arnegie has contributed to libraries in seven places: Lincoln, Beatrice, Hastings, Fremont, South Omaha, Grand Island and Plattsmouth. A Nebraska woman has also contributed to the libraries at York arid Falls City. Miss Lucille Oobbey read a paper on the "Books of 1902.” This paper contained the following interesting statistics:    Works of fiction have largely predominated in numbers, “Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch,” and “The Little White Bird,” by Barry, leading in popularity , farmer can afford to put it in his own bin for. The matter will Ire further considered and the business probably closed up on Tuesday next. BOARD OF EDUCATION Board met in the office of Dr. Albright last night. Those present were Mrs. Drake, Mrs. Todd, Graham, Smith and Duncan. The president appointed Mr. Dunean to act as secretary in the absence of Dr. Albright. Committee on claims made its report on teachers’ salaries and upon motion of Mr. Graham, report was adopted. Superintendent Stephens recommended that ow ing to the condition of Miss Fry’s health, that Miss Foster be assigned to the Fourth grade in Central, and that Miss Fry be given the place in G lenover. Mr. Smith moved that the recommendation be adopted. Motion prevailed. Motion was made that the board grant the schools a spring vacation of one week, the date left to the discretion of the superintendent. Motion prevailed. Board adjourned. KIRKPATRICK RESIGNED BOYS’ LITERARY SOCIETY The B. L. A. hold its regular meeting last night at the home of Secretary Hilbourn. An interesting program was rendered, after which there was much discussion over several questions. The program for the next meeting will lie:    “Resolved,    that    im migration into the United States should be prohibited." Affirmative, Joseph Woodring, Elmer Mormon. Negative, Harris ll ilium rn and Leonard Harkins. “Life Sketch of Millet” Ray Reedy. “Electricity vs. Steam" Murray (i O'ides. “Life of I lent,y" Sam Metzger. The next meeting of the association will be held at the home of Sam Metzger. Considering the weather the attendance, at the meeting of the Young Peoples’ Social Union in hall lust night was large. The program opened with a selection by a chorus under tile direction of Mrs. M, S. Calvin, which was followed by a well rendered trig by Messrs. Nauman, Ba riling and Springer.    Both of these numbers were wadi received and heartily applauded by the audience. Next on the program was the gypsies chorus from “Bohemian Girl,” rendered by the chorus in charge of Mrs. Calvin, which concluded the musical part of the program. This number was artistically rendered and the singers showed the result of good training. Several who were to appear on the program were linable to be present on account of tile inclement weather. The remainder of the evening was devoted to social diversions and music, and an enjoyable time was lead by the young people in attendance. A LABOR BUSINESS MEETING WOLF HUNT There will be a big round up and wolf hunt over across the) Jellerson county line on Thursday next, February 12. The south line will be the Rock Island railroad; the east line will be the section line one mile west of Ellis; the north line will be the line of the Kilpatrick church, and tin* west line will be the old Ply mouth church. The center will be on section l l There is plenty of game in this territory and a good time is anti-pated. Everybody is welcome to come and enjoy the sport. A. B. Kirkpatrick, who hasbeen known as the science teacher in tho Beatrice High school, has resigned, and will go to Chicago to try his luck as a real estate agent. In poetry I Just who will take the place of I but little has been done. One ex-1 science teacher is not yet known. CHANGE OF TIME A change of time will take place on the Rock Island road tomorrow by which the passenger trains will pass in the night. The passenger train going east, will leave Beatrice at 5:. 0 in the morning,and the west bound train w ill pass here 9:45. This change is made in the interest of towns tributary to St. Joe, along the line as it enables one to go there in the morning and stay all day, returning home at night. B at rice Federal Union No. I VO! 192 met iii regular session in the jcari .Titers’ hall last evening and a strictly business meeting was held. It was decided to hold the cha lur open, as a number who coi Id not be present wish to affiliate. The initiation fee remains the same. Arrangements were made to print the aims and objects of the organization so that all may have a thorough understanding of the movement. This will be done early next week. A vote of thanks was given to the carpenters’ union for the free use of their hall. The organization is in a healthy and grow ing condition. The interest that is manifested shows that Beatrice laboring men are alive to their wed fare and intend to stand together, help one another, build up trade unions, help present industries and aim to get more. It is a movement that is a credit to the city and our sure to be of benefit to all interested in the w elfare of labor and all it hopes to accomplish. The next meeting will be F’ri-day evening, February 13, at a place to be stated later. ;