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The Sioux County "VOL. 2. ZEC-AJRIRISOlSr, IvO 15, 1890. IsTO. 35. OURNALc r - "V V TIIE SIOUX COUNTY Proprietors. Him man k Patterson, F. F. M. V R. R. Tim tM. Goln West, Coin Eftjrt. Ho. , rwiwiKPr, o. rwuHfipr, No. IS, freight, 1) :S5 j So. $4, freight, 3:05 HARRISON MARKET. Corn per hundred 1h , Oau per hundred Pbort-per hundred f , Brn per hundred ft Feed chopped per hundred Potatoes per hundred s . Butter per 9 Fisgi per dos I'inltry -nr don OulOTJi per Be fm per th fv:tl per ton...,, Wood per pord, . I.nmtier native per m. ft "Corri-tcd every Tliurnday. vo 7S 7S 1 00 1 no 20 10 I 75(9 S M . 4 4 SO 3 no IS 00 Fresh pies at the restaurant. Paints and oils at the drug store. All kinds of grain are looking fine. Harness made to order out of No. 1, oak leather, at Cunningham's. All indebted to James Slntfer.v are requested to call and settle by May 20th. We liave a few clocks for sale cheap. Call soon at the drug store and pet one. Call and ee the complete line of har ness, saddles, whips, lap-duster, etc. at the harness shop. There was no school on Tuesday, the schoolhouse being used as a polling placp for Bo wen precinct. If you want the very best terms on farm loans, go to the Bank of Harrison before making application elsewhere. J. W. Robinson and Co. Supt. South worth, each had the misfortune to lose a valuable horse during the past week. Our sportsmen have procured a re volving glass bull trap and a supply of balls and are having great times shoot ing at them. 1 An addition is being built on the rear of the Harrison House, the increasing business in the hotel line makes more room necessary, We are glad to notice these indictions of proserity. In another column, appears a call for a meeting of the board of county commissioners to convene at the office of the county clerk, on Thursday, May 22, I860, at 10 o'clock a. m, for the transact ion of county'Xnsiness. It is stated that parties holding claims against the county are already preparing to begin suit to recover judg ment so that there will be a way pro vided for them to be paid and also that they will draw interest. If all claim holders do this a large nurntier of judg ments will be rendered against the coun ty and the eommiasioners thus be com pelled to make a levy in excess of the regular amount to meet the judgments. We are informed tliat R. W, Wind sor stated in the office of the county clerk on Wednesday, that bonds were the bust thing for the county. When a man knows that bonds are the best thing for the county, it is singular that he should make as bard a fight against the bonds as Mr. Windsor did, and after pursuing such a course and making such a statement it will be difficult for him to make people believe that lie has much interest in the welfare of the county. J. W, Robinson has a well completed on his place southwest of town and a pump put in and a windmill put up. It will not be long until windmills will be quite numerousin this section of country, When a farmer lias secured a good well with a pump and windmill, he has set' tied the question of a water supply and made a valuable improvement on his farm. There was a great deal of moisture poured out on the earth in this locality during the past week. The ground is wet thoroughly and will retain tlia qvjis ture long enough so that a fair crop of small gram is assured, should it remain dry during the entire season. In this, Sioux county is better olf than other parts of the state. All over the eastern portion of the state, rain has been badly needed and in the southeastern portion of the state, severe hail storms have oc curred. Here, the ground lias been soak ed with moisture, the crops are growing finely, and everything Is in condition to attract people and induce them to come and live among us. Complaints are being made by some of our farmers on account of stock being j Allowed to run at large and trample over plowed licldg and growing crops. It is; contrary to the law of the tat to al- j lo v stock to run at large. The statute 1 is plain on that point and the permitting j of stock to damage the crops of tlw farm -! an Is simply paving the way to a suit tn the court which can only result iu favor ; of the farmer. The free range in Nehru.-1 ka is a tiling of the past and it is hoped: thai those owning stock will see that it in to their personal la terse ts and the best j interest of the general public to take ! cafe of their stock and not allow them tu tiwepam on the property of outers. j Read our new clubbing offer. For farm loans go to S. H. Jones. Meais at all hours at the restaurant Any kind of cake desired made at the restaurant For mixed paints, oils and varnishes go to the drug store. We want a large number of people to take advantage cf our new clubbing offer. By taking advantage of our new clubbing offer you can get a large amount of good reading for a small amount of cash. Strayed From my place on April 6th, five head of horses, one sorrel mare and two sorrel geldings branded inverted D and R connected, on left shoulder; one gray Alley branded i.i on left shoulder and one sorrel sucking colt Leonard Doit. The new village Irani has made a good Rtart W, B. Wright and E. O. Hough have been Appointed to fill the vacancies on tlie board. Noithrr of these gentlemen are real estate owners in the village, and the lat ter is not a legal resi dent of the village as he made final proof on his cluim on March 12, 100, and in order to have done that he must have been residing thereon at that time. As to the law defining a legally qualified person for a village trustee the Statutes of 1HH9, page 230, chapter 14, reads as follows: .. sec. 42. Quiilincfltkm of trute.-Any person niny be a trustee who nhall huve at titned the nge of twenty one years, and hnHbe a undo citizen of the I'nllcd Stute, or declured hi intention to become such, vhosh-iU h ive been an Inhabitant and tax payer of the vll!ii(re at the time of his elec tion, und resided therein for three months next preceding; and every trustee no elected hall hold his office for the term of one year, nd until ft successor Is elected mid quull lied. , Then in the matter of salaries they decided to pay the clerk, treasurer und marshal, each one dollar per month. That is not much, to be sure, but it would seem that that could have been saved. If a jierson has interest enough in the town to do the work of such of ficers for that salary they would do the work for no salary at all. The question of how legal acts can be performed by a board of trustees whose' members are not all legally qualified, will still hang over the work of the dew board and ittis pret ty apt to go to the courts for settlement. Of County Finance. In view of what has be said ta regard to how the public money is handled by the county treasurer a few figures from the books of that officer may be of in terest to our readers. The following is a statement of the monies received by M. Gay hart since bis i incumbency of the ofliee of county treas urer: Money received from his predecessor in oftice: Gen. fund, 17 92 20 " 1HHH 1947 S3 " 1W9 r9 80 Bridge 1S 325 97 " 19 139 23 Road 189 141 1: Total, consolidated 12708 14 School fund apportionment $ 26 77 Mowen precinct sinking and int. - 721 School (list. No. 7 " " 11 11 Village Harrison " " 12 0(1 Motiev on hand as partial pay ment of taxes 105 34 School district funds 1333 H'i - PERSONAL. Hon. W. W. Wood, of Rushville, was in Harrison last Friday on business. C. IL Rigdon passed through Harrison yesterday on his way to Idaho where he will make his home. Alvin Nicholson, of Lower Running Water precinct, was in Harrison on Wed nesday and ordered THE Journal sent to M. J. Nicholson, Blue Grass, Iowa. Rev. J. A. Scamahorn was in Harrison yesterday and called at our office. J. H. Cook is expected home on Satur day, accompanied by Mrs. Cook, who has been quite sick for some time. Mr. and Mrs. E. II. Salisbury, of Craw ford, has been visiting in this county for some days and returned home last even ing. While here, Mr.' Salisbury gave us some cash on subscription, Hans iJenker called at The Journal ollice last evening. Landlord Rohwer, of the Harrison House, has been suffering with rheuma tism for the past week. Rev. Lusk made a trip to Chadron the first of the week. Ex-Sheriff Pfost was up from Craw ford on Wednesday, br. E. B. Graham writes us to scud The Journal to him at Ogden, Utah. N. C. Hutching of Soldier Creek, orders his name added to the list of readers of The Journal. L. Gerlach, of Weir & Go's, store, went to his home in Antelope precinct the llrst of the week to see how the farming operations were progressing. T, O. Williams and family visited their farm in the valley the tlrst of the week. County Attorney Walker went to i.hadroii Saturday evening, reluming Tuesday morning. James W, Scott had an attack of some thing of the nature of paralysis of tliej rigiJl. eyts, a few days ago, but is recover-: Mg. Total ,52fl 95 County funds received and warrants redeemed since January 9, 1890: General fund, 1HK7 $ 33 Received from ex-treasurer as per statement above.. 92 20 Total 92 5n Warrants paid 70 75 Balance on hand 15 81 Warrant, register No. 43, next in or der for redemption, amounts to $102.90, with interest since July 7, 1887, held by C. E. Yost, Omaha. General fund, 188 $ 151 31 Received from Lock wood 1017 82 Total 2099 13 Warrants redeemed 2056 90 Balance on hand 42 17 Warrant, register No. 63, next in or der of redemption, IllO.OO with interest since July 13, 1888, held by Win. Clark Sc. Co., Lincoln, Neb. General fund, 1889 $735 40 Received from Lockwood 59 80 Total $795 20 Warants paid 681 81 Balance on hand $110 89 Next warrant in order of registration, No. 35, amounts to $288, with interest since July 20, 1889, held by W. W. Sey mour. . Bridge fund, 1888.. $ 11-81 Received from Lockwood 325 fff Total $337 15 Warrants paid 203 54 Balance on hand $ 73 61 Next warrant in order of registration, No. 4, amounts to $123 81, with interest since April 15, 1889. Bridge fund, 1889 $300 57 Received from Lockwood 139 23 They do not Like Bonds. THE PROPOSITION DEFEATED BY A ' SMALL MAJORITY. A Very Light Vote Cast. i The bond election which occurred on last Tuesday passed off very quietly. The vote was very light in all the pre cincts, none casting a full vote. ; The question of bonds is one on which a great difference of opinion exists and the result was that the bonds were de feated: The following is the cote cast for and against the bonds: t'reclnct. Af?aln-it. Kor. Antelope 1 12 Andrews 11 4 Bodarc 20 6 Bowen 27 44 Cottonwood 42.. 13 Five Points 13 6 Lower Running Water 15.... 2 Montrose 12 24 Running Water 5 11 White River ..44 12 Warbonnet 28 20 Total 218 .142 No returns have as yet been received from Snake Creek or Sheep Creek pre cincts and it is presumed that no elec tion was held at either place. The result shows a very light vote. It would have been better had all the vot ers turned out and expressed their wish by their ballot As it is the only' thing to follow will lie for the commissioners to levy the full limit of the law, which is fifteen mills on the dollar of assessed valuation, and then if any judgments are secured agiiinst the county to provide to meet them. Total 448 80 Warrants redeemed.... 200 93 Balance on hand 181 87 Next warrant in order of redemption, No. 4, amounts to $083.35 with interest since Aug. 16, 1889, and held by Wm. Clark & Co., Lincoln, Neb. Road fund, 1889 $ 59 20 Received from Lockwood 111 12 Balance 011 hand 200 32 There are two warrants drawn on this fund of $150.00 each but have not been redeemed as one-half of the above amount has been divided among 17 road districts. The above is up to the close of business of May 14, 1890. From the above it will be been seen that no money is allowed to remain in the treasury ,biit as soon as enough ac cumulates to pay a warrant it is used for that purpose and the interest stopped. The books also show that the former county treasurer had on hand on July 1, 1889, $1,004.87 belonging to the county general fund and $251.70 belonging to the county bridge fund, and that sum was allowed to remain in the bank until January 8, 1890, when Mr. Lockwood turned it over to his successor, and all that time the county was paying inter est on the warrants, and the bank was getting the benefit by loaning it back to the farmers. In view of the fact that he promised about two years ago not to lie a candi date again if the republicans would send him to congress for the third term, the great activity of Mr. Uorsey appears sig nificant. Had there been a united de mand by the people of his district for a continuation of his services in the na tional legislature, there would have been some excuse for Mr. L'orsey to permit his name to go before the people, but with a great deal of dissatisfaction all over his district and a strong probability that the delegation from his own county will be opposed to him in the convention, and with his promises made two years ago, it would be better for Mr. torse y to rutirts without a light It will be an ad vance in lu right directum when men arrive at a poiut w I it re tliey regard their word in politics as sacred as Uwy do in business. llotwEMEN - my Hue etallion "Nor man'' can always tM flMiill at my I.Lr.11 1 mile southwest of IWnwwi. It. Wil-snx. The recent decision of the supreme court of the United States on the origin al package question, is calling out a great deal of comment on all sides. The riNhibittoiibi terin.it.. the ."L'rcd Scot t decision of the day," and claim that it precipitates the fight for national legisla tion on the liquor question. In the stt;S where prohibitory laws exist, the sale of liquor can ho conducted on the original package plan, and none dare in terfere. In the high license states and also in what has been known as the local option states, there is no protection to the liquor dealer by virtue of his paying a high license, except in the dealing out of liquor by the drink, for some one can open an original package establishment right beside him and pay no license ex cept the internal revenue tax. What the result of the decision will be hard to sur mise, but it effects the liquor in every branch, It certainly make? the prohib itary laws of the various states almost total failures and thus cripples their work and at the same time is a blow to high license. Further decisions of the courts will be eagerly watched for by all parties. Not ice of Commissioner's Meeting. The bourd ot commissioner of Sioux county, Ni'bniskii, ure hereby notified to convene In session st the clerk soilice of suid county, in lltirrison, Nebr;e-ka, oil ThurH duy, Muy 22l, Into, Hi 10 o'clock it. 111., lor th transaction of ordinary county business. CtRAU LINDKMAN, County Cleric. WEBSTER THE CEST INVESTMENT For the Family, School, or Professional Library. oMjtJf rrsfLrJ II Has licon for years Standard Authority in the Governuimt Printing Ofliee and U. 8. Su premo Court. it is highly recommended by f5H State 8iii'ts of Schools and the leading Cfdlcge Presidents. Nearly all the School liooks published in this country are based upon Webster, as attest ed by the leading School Jiook Publishers. ttOOO more Words and nearly 2000 more Kngraiings than any other American Dictionary. SPECIMEN TESTIMONIALS. 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