VOLUME XVIII VALENTINE , NEBRASKA. SEPTEMBER 10 , 1903. NUMBER 34
We call your attention to our large and complete
8 ? line of SPORTING GOODS , as the hunting season
is almost here. We have just received a large sup
ply of Guns , Ammunition , etc. , which we would to f
be glad to have you call and inspect before pur
chasing elsewhere. We have all kinds and sizes of
Shot Guns , Rifles and Revolvers
We also have a large line of ft
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% Hunt ing- Coats , Vests , tote
4 ? Hats , Caps , Leggins , etc.JJ
Drop in and see us ; it won't cost you anything. tote ftto
Of Summer Shirts is complete. Our Ventilated Summer
Shoes for men R E Z on the feet. They have a perfor
ated inner sole and air chambers to keep the feet cool.
They're neat anjl the most perfect shoe made. We also
have Ladies' , Misses' and Children's shoes to fit the i
feet , Colonial Slippers and comfortable shoes for hot
, AND CLOTHIER.
Our Tin and Sheet Iron work can't be beat. A ft
v 4 ? first-class tinner and good material to work with. tote ftto
Guns and Ammunition tote tote
' fj Haymakers Tools tote
< 8 Undertaking , tote
H General Hardware , Stoves and Bang- tote
jg. es. Iron Beds , Springs , Mattresses and tote tote
* | Furniture , windmills and Pumps , tote
FRANK FISCHER , tote tote
JAMES B- HULL
THEOWL SALOON Proprietor.
Cf V Cf V Sole Agents for
HERALD PURE RYE WHISKEY
"Ale and Porter , And FRED KRUG'S BEER
Choicest Wines and Cigars ,
1 VALENTINE ZC NEBRASKA
CITIZENS MEAT MARKET
HENRY STETTER , PROP
FRESH FRUIT AND GAME
IN THEIR SEASON '
First-class line of Steaks , Koasts
Dry Salt Meats , Smoked
Chartered as a State Bank Chartered as a National Bank
Jane 1 , 1884. August 12. 1902 ,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Valentine , Nebraska.
( Successor to )
OAPITAL PAID IN A General Banking
fflSOK OHO - v Exchange and
* 9& < J9\J\J\J. Collection Business.
0. H. CORNELL , President. J. T. MAY , Vice-President.
M. Yj NrcaoLsoNj Cashier.
! TALK OF THE TOWN
Local "Weather Fccord
U. S. Department of Agriculture i
Weather Bureau f
Valentirie , Nebraska , -week ending G a , m.
September 9,1903 ,
Maximum temperature 90 degrees on the 6th
Minimum temperature , 46 degrees on the 8th.
Mean temperature. 63 7 degrees , which Is 0.4
decree below the normal.
Total precipitation , 0.78 inch , which is 0 51 inch
above the normal.
H. McP , BALDWIN ,
Official in Charge ,
Fancy China at Mrs. Elmore's
The Valentine Bottling Works
puts up the finest kind of soft
John Neiss was in town last week
and shipped 2 cars of horses.
Grant Dunn has his building
framed north of Dave Peters.
Jas L. Ashburn was down from
Merriman the first of the week.
Geo. Hornby has built a new
dwelling north of the Bate's pro
Pat Peiper was up from Simeon
Saturday and enjoyed himself with
friends in town.
John Harden has his new house
about ready for the plasterers on
East Catherine St.
John Gorsuch resigned his po
sition with Geo. Hornby to accept
one at Greeley , Nebr.
Otto Sovereign , who made faces
for the republican office , returned
to his home in Mich , last week.
Sam Tracewell returned to'Jowa
last Tuesday , going1 down with J.
F. McFarland's cattle to See City.
Arthur Canenburg- Johns
town , is assisting in the City bar
ber shop. Three chairs are kept
E. E. French , of Merriman ,
stopped in Valentine several days
last week on returning from ship
"Wm. Stetter , of Albany , Ore. ,
is here visiting his brothers , Hen
ry , John and Jake. He live here
in the early days.
We credit Martin Becker , Geo.
M. Heth and Pat Hett on subscrip
tion the past week and add several
new names to our list.
Rev. Clark's father and mother
returned from Gordon last week
where they had been visiting a son
who is the minister there.
Mrs. Mason and son returned
last Saturday to St. Joe , after a
pleasant visit with her father and
brothers , the Cramers , for four
Mrs. C. J. Callen bought the
Nicholson house of W. S. Jackson
who had it moved onto a lot north
of Prof. Watson's and is now nicely
Mrs. Delia Sawyer Gaines , of
Bridgeport , JNebr. , and her young
er brother came in last Friday for
a couple weeks visit with friends
here and at Sparks.
Jas. F. Shepard runs a hack and
hauls passengers to and from Ft.
Niobrara going down about eleven
o'clock each day and four o'clock
in the afternoon.
H. E. Esty , of Fremont , is here
this week with melons , * squashes
and apples. ' He will be back next
Friday , Sept. 18th , with two car
loads of apples and melons.
H. E. Elliott is here from Em-
metsburg , la. , with a fine black
stallion which is as nicely cared ,
for as a pet poodle. Tail and mane ,
done up in silk red , white and blue
Frank Grooms , a young man of
more than ordinary ability for his' '
opportunities was up Monday from
Penbrook , getting lumber for a
granary. He says the crops are
as fine as they've been for years ,
) Hirman Cornell returned last
Friday from California after an
absence of a couple of years. He
is looking well and says the town
is growing nicely since he was here.
Mr. McGivern , of Meringo , la. ,
was here last week. OUT stock
men will remember him as being
here last year with old Mr. De-
landy buying a lot of stock and
shipping from here.
K. Knndson and Al Henessy
came down from Big White River
Monday to meet K. Kundson , Sr.
and wife , Sibert Kundson and Mrs.
A. K. Kundson , who came down
from Hot Springs , S. D. , and went
out with them to White River.
We forgot to mention last week
that Walter G. Baker , the stock
solicitor , had a stroke of parlaysis
while out with Jake Stetter help
ing to cut out cattle for shipment.
He was taken home after a few days
and is reported as getting along
Jas. Hudson and 'Tom Hudson
and wife were up from Sparks a
couple of. day the latter part of
last week. By the way , there isn't
any better men anywhere than the
Hudson's and they're good demo
crats. When the people want a
good man on the ticket we're here
to say that they are all right.
J. W. Stetter shipped six cars
of cattle last week to Sioux City
and one to So. Omaha and he thinks
he made about 25c a hundred on
the Sioux City shipment. He
ships several cars this week from
Cody , Valentine and Woocllake.
R. M. Faddis got $4.15 straight
for his train load last week. Ed
ward Ormesher had two cars at So.
Omaha last week and thinks the
price was too low.
Chas. Anderson returned Tues
day morning from a trip to Spok
ane , Walla Walla , Portland , Oregon
gen City , Moscow and other places
in- the Western states. Charley
was gone about four weeks and
saw a lot of country and remem
bers what he saw. Our friends ,
the Morgareidge family , living
near Moscow , are well pleased he
says. He saw John Smyser in
Spokane and he was doing well.
Two fellows stopped off the train
lere last Saturday and proceeded
to hunt for socialists. In the eve
ning they gathered a few people
to-gether who had never heard
how wild the socialists were and
went out of curiosity to hear the
speaker make a general howl with
out being positively in favor of
anything , not even government
ownership of railroads. We ac
cused them of being under the em
ploy of the republican campaign
committee as they seemed to be look
ing for democrats and populists.
They did not deny it but simply
said they wished they were.
A riding bridle was found in the
road about a mile and a quarter
east of Ft. Kiobrara Sunday , Aug.
30th. Owner can have same by
calling upon Chas. F. Bates , 1st
Lieut. 25th Inf. , at No. 14Ft. Nio-
brara , giving proof of ownership.
Call at the DEMOCRAT office and let
us know that you read this notice.
From the Ainsworth Herald ,
Mr. and Mrs. Will Kimball , of
Valentine , came down yesterday
morning for a few days visit with
relatives at this place.
Fred Hans is driving the mower
for Frank Sellers while Frank is
"taking in" the state fair.
Mrs. Minnie Brayton and Roy
DeWoody came down from Valen
tine this morning for a visit with
relatives at this place.
Dress Goods Talkl
Do you want material for a new Waist , a Skirt , tote
a Fall Suit , a Dressing Sacque , a Fall "Wrapper , , tote
a Baby's Cloak , Winter sTight Robes , or Winter *
Petticoats ? You will find what you want in
A Full Line of Fine Serges , tote &
Broad Cloths , Henriettas , Pebble Cheviots , Gran tote
ite Cloth , Shark Skin Cloth , Brilliantine , Albra- &
tress , Cassimeres , C9verts , Etamines , and Peau- tote
Outing Flannels tote
Light or Dark From 5c to 20c per yard.
Fleeced Waistings and Calicos tote
for Kemonos , Wrappers , Dressing Sacques and- tote
Waists lOc to 50c per yard. . to
4 ? Eider Downs- tote tote
French gray , lavender , blue , pink , red , tan , fancy ,
striped. . , tote
49 49 Davenport & Thacher
49 GENERAL MERCHANTS
Our Spiing Goods
are now in and we are prepared to figure witlr you.in anything - - ,
thing you may need in our lines. We sell everything
kept in a first-class General Store at prices which * ate '
right. If you are in need of any
let us figure with'you. ' ' / , ' . :
MAX E. VIBRTSL NEBRASKA
Are best for GOOD LIVESTG. You get satis
faction from Good Groceries and we. get satis
faction in furnishing them. We give you the
best in quality at a price you are willing to pay.
! W. A. Pettyerew , General Merchandise.
Sweeps , Loaders and Rakes
And in fact everything needed in the hay field. 'I
Corn Harvesters , Shredders and Potato
Almost household necessities.
Eclipse Windmills , Gasoline Engines ,
Pumps , Cylinders and Well Pipe.
O23.0 S2 IFoot ToTTsresL- OOSI ? / .
Lumber for Corrals.
Lime , Plaster , Stucco and Hair when
you are building/
SPECIAL PEICE on Barb Wire. , *
We want you to know that we have everything usually
kept in our line. Come in'and feel at home.
L. G. SPARKS ; Manager.
BO YOU WANT A WINDMILL ? ! If good-one. so ou ivant .
Tlie place to get the best Windmill , also pumps and Tanks ; . - ' .
, First door south of the Donoher House . - ! . ' - ? - "
Highest cash price paid for Hides and Furs. i '
S.Mooisr - - * Valentine , Netor
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