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VOL XVIII , BROKEN BOW , CUSTER COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , DECEMBER 14 1899.-EIGHT PAGES , 26 Wo start tlio ball rolling loday. Open day and evenings for the rest of this month. Spoo'al inducements to oliuruh societies. Como one and all. i TOYS i \Vatchcp. Sheep. Doll Carriages. Dolls. Doll Heads. K allies. Musio Boxes. Jews Harps. TrumputB. Banks. Toy Stoves. Pony Carts. File Friginen. Domiuoea. Checker Boards. Bio ok P. Jauk StoncH. Furnituro. Parasols. Elo , Elo , Etc CHINAWAHB Vases. Cups and Saucers. Platee. Mugs. Toilet Sots , Water Sole. Dinner Sols. Glass Sutn. ! 'cto-a tote Sets Mush & Milk Sots. After Din'r Ct ffecp Cuspadoros. Cullery. Cake Stands. Boys' Knives. Men's Knives. Women's Knives. Girl'fl Knives. Glassware all kinds Etc. , Etc , . Etc YOUR EYES NEED Competent , careful , pnlnetaklng and pain caving attention , If tlioy nccl un > . The lids of thu litinmn eye , In the dis charge of their unlural fuiicllons , open and clofo no less tluui ten million times oacli your. k We nrtdonly to obscivo present day eyes , to b positive , inutiy jioor nhnpcd ane nru vOrilnLvcrtiiiu , Tbo [ iioi-sent- ors arc so careless of this priceless Ohan if that tbpy allow It to go , day nftrr day , year after year , Ignoring Innrtneruble nunilnya which tired nature so Undly I vauchsafes ' Kndiiranco Is c virtue. In use , but not In abueo. I Qrodunto of Chicago Ophthnlmlc College. Local Mention. Job printing at this odice. Edwin F. Myers does gun re pairing. Cannon Cily coal at Dierke Lumber Co. Silver novollioa of all descriptions at Ed McComas' . Call on O. P. Perloy , agent for Pasteur Black Leg Vaccine.- ' For nice chinaware go to Ed McComas' . He has just what you want. It isn'c right to say "darn"whn Wilson & Drake sell children's .heavy 25cts. hoeo at IScts * a pair. Ed MoComas carries the only Block ot cut glassware in town. TiiOfC goods must bo seen to be ap preciated. A few of those la'rge Rochester & Miller lamps left. Dent grope in the dnrk when you can buy these lamps at half price WlLBONtDltAKK I wish to inform the public , ilia I have opened up mf now photo Htuuio on thn west side of ihe public rquaro , second door south of Bank of Commereand respeclfully Bolicil a fchare of your palrouage , believing thai by good work , fnjr and cour teous treatment I uill bo able to 1'leane you. II L.FnAzncn , Broken Bnw Cuttle. Jess Gaudy baa at all limes on bis ranch , nix miles south west of Broken Bow stock cattle for pale , Toims made on application , " ' If IA il I'd All Kind * . Vase Limps. Stand Lamp- * . Hanging Lamps. G'a. o Lamps. * Silver Lamps , Brass Lamps , Side Lamps. The prices on our Lamps are about 40 per cent cheaper than you can purchase elsewhere. CLOCKS. Well , I Bhonld say so , All kinds ind well wo have no competition in regard to price ; our clocks are no bolter ibati our neighbors , jut wo guaranlec them af good , nnd 50 per oe.nl cheaper Albums of all kinds al McComas' . Now ! H the time lo renew your subscription lo Iho RKPUULICAH. Bible ? at publishers prices at Ale- Comas' . Win. Sohad , of Cliff , was among iho city visilors yesurday. Dressing cases from 753 to $12 at McComas' . . R Ilumphcry aud wife , are visiting at their old homo in Iowa The largest stock of solid gold rings in Iho oity at E1 McComaa' . Douglas & 'Birney have a fine line of candies aud nuts at bottom prices. The RicponuoAif ajd both the Illustrated and Weekly Boo for $2 45. Get Douglas. & Birney's prices before buying Chrialmas oandiea and nula. Candies , nuts to. for Christmas goods , lowest prices , at Doug las & Biruey's. The RFPUBLIOAIT and Inter Ocean for $1 50 The REPUBLICAN and State Journal for $1 85. Our Chriptmaa oandios are pure and wholesome. Our prices are the lowest. DOUGLAS & BIRHBT. I haven't all the books in town , but I have the largest stock and best collection. Lid McComaa. J. D. Glaze , left for Salt Lake oity Sunday morning. He expects to return about the first of the year. H. L. Frazier ha opened up his new photograph gallery , and is now prepared lo do you first-class work. The Political Equality Club will meet Saturday , the 16tn , At 7:30 , at the residence of Mrs. F. II. Young. Pure candies at lowest prioes ire what you want for Christmas. You can rjet them just that way at Douglas & Birney'd. Mra , John Uobinson and POT Olnrley cann m from Grand Island Monday evening , whore they had been visiting for several days. During the pael fortnight Ihe wages of 50,700 operlives in Fall llivor , Lowell and Now Bedford have been advanosd len per cent- InvilalioLS will bj issued in a few days for a grand masquerade ball on New Years night , to be given by the Harmony Orchestra. E. R. Douglas , who has been confined lo his homo soyeral wcektt by sickness , \ % reporled some bet ter. The REPUBLICAN hopes to see him able to bo out soon. Churches and school commiltiee are invilt-d lo get our prices on candies and nuts for Christmas. It will pay you. DnUOI.AH & BlRNBT. D. W. Thomson , agent for the Peering Manufacturing Co. , who is now located at Council Bluffscame in Saturday evening to spend a few days visiting with his many friends of this * locality. . Ho returned Tucs > s. day , OIKOCKIUB9. Raisins. Dates. Fige , Honey. Ourrpnts. 05 Iron. Now Cider. N. 0. Molasses. Nuts all kinds. Orange Peel , Lemon Pool , B. W. Flour. Maple Syrup. Maple Sugar. Dill Pjckles. Candy. I PATEIT HEBICIHES AND PINK PILLS. n Lots of Candy. Plenty of Nuls. Fruit for All. Apples , Oranges. Everything at BowenV. B Yours for Christmas Goods , at J. C. BOWEN'S. f Go to Ed McComas' if you want ' 'a nice present. lie has them. Fouwu A ladies work bag with' contents , which can be had at this office by paying for this notioo. FOOND A bundle of dry goods , which ihe owner can have by prov ing property and paying for this notice. The school boird at its mooting Saturday decided to give tbe school a vacation of a week and ono day or from Friday , the 221 , lo Tues day , Jan. 3d. Have you eeen those latest in ladies' guard chains ? Call for the Marquctto ; they are beauties , at Ed McComas'- Prof. J. E. Adatmon is reported sick. Prof. Teagardeu has been Bsigned bis ol sses in the school , and Mrn. C. L. Gutterson has charge of Mr. Teagardrn'a grades. O. P. Porley is closing out his entire business and offering great bargains in groceries , dry goods , ulolbing , bools and shoes , farm implements , wagons , buggies , etc. A new line of sample glovra and millcna just received. Every coi ceivablo style. Eleven hundred pairs , and below factory prices. WII.SONA.DRAKK Sinoe Sunday night this locality has been enjoying a lively touch of winter. About two inches of snow fell Sunday night and Monday fore noon Had yet enough of it remains to cover the ground. It is the first f > now to speak of this season. The latest thing in gentlemen's chains is the Bigney Vest Fob or the Eiffel Pony and Kc b at Ed Mo- Comas' . Chas. E. Harris , editor of the Uelaen JNows , shot and instantly killed Hark Blenkiron , of Atkieon ; The shooling was in self defense. Blonkiron had trouble the weak befor" with the Belden bank about an overdraft. Harrison in writing the mailer up offended Blonkiron who sought to have a rolnotijn , wilh the fatal result , Fresh homemade bread for sale at Fa.mer's liestaurant , third door north of peat ollloe , Broken Bow , Neb. Clarence Hecord , who was adjudged - judged insane a few weeks ago and sent to the Norfolk assy him , oe- eaped and walked to Lincoln lasl week. But as the authorilios thought his insanity waa n-jt of the character that required treatment at the assyliim , they did not seek lo restrain him , and Mondiy even ing ho again arrived in this city. The Omaha Bee announces another colored edition of itn illustrated naper. The illustrated Bee is thu handsomest and most interesting paper published iu the west , and no one should m'lHS a Christmas issue. For your suso ription to the Illustrat ed and Sunda'y Bee both for $2 00 a year , or to the Illustrated and Weekly Boo both for $1.60 a year. Begin with the Christmas icsuc. 2w. TUB BUB PUUMSHING Co , Games for old and young at Mo- Comas' . The board of supervisors vcned iu adjourned session Tuesday Collar , cuff , neck tin. glove and handkerchief boxes at MoOontaj' . Pay up , and gst Iho Farm Jour nal as a premium for four years free. Watoh-Un Ladies and Genl's , gold and silver watehcp. Chalolairo watchcH. Buy your watches of us and save 20 per cent. Wilfon&Drako John MoMahan , who was found guilty of bastardy at the last term of court and ns ensod $850 fur thu support of his ilk'ijitimato child , failrd to Bccuro ( satisfactory bonds , nd is now serving in the counlv jail. Christian Pclerson , the thirteen year old boy who was brought in last week by his parents on the charge of iuoorrigibility , was tried yesteiday by Juduu Armour. The judge has taken the ca'o under ad visemont. C. B. and F. W. Hayes , have moved their stock ol goods , consist ing of Jewelry and shoes into their new building on the wesl aide of the rqtnrc. They aio now located in their own building and will be pleased to have ' .ho public mil and sco them. A watch makes a very desirable Christmas present. A largo aesort- mcnl of ladled' or pcnllcmcn's walch on at Ed MoComas' . The merchants are all well Block ' ed up with holiday goods and those from a distance who want a largo Block lo gclcol from will find it lo Ihoir interest lo visit Broken Bow before purchasing. Our readers aie a'iviaed to consult tl.e colurna of ihe RKI'UIII.ICAN lo liucl who desires your palrouage. You don't have to pay cxorbitau prices this year for holiday novel- tics. See Wilson & Drake , for dres i-ing caees , jewlery , collar and cuff boxes. G. > ld and silver watches jewel cases , perfumery , celluloid novcltitiHcLt , all at prices minus one half the usiul margins. It is reported that some of ihe pop otliciah-olect are having a time ot it in f electing llioir depulics There are a number of applicants for the several places , and as each have friende urging their claims thu principals find it diilnult to make selections without offending some , ' 1 he ones v.o liavo hoard mentioned that are candidates for deputy clerk of thn dislnct court ; tro Dr. Hakes , Al Johnson and A P. Smith ; the cnnd dates for deputy sheriff are Jaar n EVIIIP. E Taylor , D. W. Lanterman and C. M. Shinu. Il is said Ihe county clerk has co many applicanls for deputy that he can't name lh < m all. Wo have only heard of B , W. Sillivau , Ed House nnd Arthur Bangs. ' 1 ho treasurer has settled the matter in bin ottiuo by appointing W. B. Poor , the prvsenl incumbent. Our store is heated largely by ou : line of blakolH and ladies and Genl'i underware. They arc iho warmes thngn in town. WII ONADJIAKU Ton powerful locomotives fo passenger service have boon added to Ihe equipment of the Burlington lines in Nebraska. They wore built ' t the Baldwin locomotive workR.from'rdesigns * fuinibhod by the Burlington. The big machines have alrtaiy made some r'cordn pulling heavy trains across Iho Nebraska braska plains. Some of the diraen * nions ere. of uncommon interest. The driving wheels are nix fret in diameter. The tender carries ten tons of ana ) and hia a water capao ity of fi.OOO gallons The weight ofencino and tender is 2-13,300 pound" . The cab i.i arranged to give the engineer HID lust possible chance to work. The levi M are within cany roach of his seat , while the aight side of the boilar has been stripped of machinery in order l give Ihe engineer a chance lo lool < ahead without having his visiot blurred bv escaping sloim. A Hold .Mine. Dsnt r o to Ciro Notno but slej in to Mrs Pioomore's and buy ono of tliOHO nice oaps al oxaotlv cos to close out , 11 ate reduced 20 po OPiit if Koodfl arc advancing. An < legant line of holiday uoods con- Misting of mnffn , collarotts. ( jlovop , inittH , ff.oinalerri , handkcfchiofs , fancy hair ornaments , doyliep , centers tors pieces and evorylhin for fancy work at extremely low prices it , BE , PRBDMOUB , ' ' Made from pure cream of tartar. Safeguards the food against alum , Alum baking powders arc tlic greatest mcnaccrs to health of the ricscnt day. nOVAl BAKINO POftPtn CO. , Nt Dolls from lo to $0 at MuCotuao' , C. Flcshman , of Merna , was i\ oity visitor yenleniuy. Children's toy books and at Ed Me Comas' . 11 , J. Eddinglon of % iii Ouster was among the oily visitors yetjjor- day. Smith Waterhury , the Ninby of Berwj n was -x oit'y visitor yester day. The Bittncr Theatrical Co. will ho at the opera hoiiso Thursday , Friday and Saturday. . Mr. and Alra. Somerer , of Dodge county , arrived iu the oily last Thursday evening to visit with the fain ly of J. N Siidcr. ) They re turned hcmo yesterday. Farms for sale and lands for rent. Now is the limo lo gut a farm cheap , as the cheap farma are all going and " prices are commencing u > advance rapidly. J.G.Bronizer. Prof. J. M. Scott expootH his wife from the east mxt week , whcu ho again will rcsuino house keeping , iu llioir new homo the properly rooenlly purchased in the north west part of the oily , J. G. Coining come in from the Black hills Saturday morning where he has bccu looking after his nun uing interests. This week ho is asBisling iu the post oflioq during the absence of Post master Jewell f The Bitluors present' "Jim tiio Penman , " 'Tho Blaok Flag , " and "All a Mistake , " Thuraday , Friday and Saturday. The Boers won another big vie- toty over the Britifih iu a batilo on the Modder. The battle raiod from Sunday morning until Monday night. Muthuen reports hu has mot a eerioiis oheok and suffered great loss. DJKD Just as wo go to press we leain with torrow of the sudden death of S. C. Waldron , of Over. The funeral was held yesterday , but wo were tumble to learn furthur particulars. The RKPUIII.'OAN ex lends sincere sympalhy to Mr. Waldrou in his great bereavement Lasl ThurHdoy was Attorney N. T. Gadd's birthday , and iho oooaa- ion was taken advantage of by his gentleman friendc , who gathered at his homo and gave h'm ' a surprise in the evening. It was Htriotlv a "stag" crowd , and they report hav ing enjoyed a pleasant evening. Don't Loose Your Head Go to Wilaon&Drakes and buy the boy a watch that will run and keep good limo , for 79 ceula. AUo iiivteligalo ihcBO . items wlich wo will sell you at dry goods store prr oes. Celluloid oolhr and cuff box es 00 cents. Elegant glove boxes at 25 and 50 'cents. Handkerchief boxes 15 , L'5 , 50 cenlK. Plush eel lur ami cuff boxes 50 , ocnlH. Eleganl dfH&iuj caseH al about half the IIHII- -tl price * l 26 , $ I. : ] , - > , 1.-15 , 2.00,6.70 3.05 , 3.00 , 5.50 , ect. Ladite' ale- gant Gold peiif , Ladm's Gold walchcs from $7,35 up , Genls gold watcher , at lower prices than any body. Elpguit Gold Rings for your aweethea't , Nail brushes h .ir brushes , lOutd , Talcum toil-t powder 5ots , Mennen'H borated Talcum toilet powder IScls , Ladies purHGS , Gfiits' purser , Fra ranl perfumes -lOuts per t unce , Vaseline camphor icu 7otfi ; pure Vaseline Eleganl Opal Ware novcllies at very low prices. A house full of useful and ormmenlfd articles FUtinblo for lloliiliy presents. Ijidlca Golf capp , Indiid and MJunes Nuboy Jackets , elegant liugn , and carpotp , Mcns and hoys suits and over coats Shoes for the whole family. J u fi lers , ley lor made suits , .dress skirts elo , NViwoN'tt DKAKK , ' IIEL'OIIT OF THE CONDITION dinner Ko. MO , at Broken Bow , , In the Btato of Nebraska , At the close of badness , Vac , id , 1699. ' ' IttBOCIUJBB. ' ' Lonnsnntl Discounts ' . , . . . . $ fiS.'foi.Ri Ovordratta , secured nnd unsecured. ; . . . OW.3S blocks , securities , JiuluirtcnlB , claim * , oto. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , . . . S37.8& llunklnu lionfuruttnre and fixtures , fl.OOJ.W ) Current cxnonioB and tnxOB paid f TV (8 Chock * nnd other cash Hems. , , .A i 013AM lno from national , Btato and prlrato banks and banker * 13,630.SI ' ' ' " ' Cash . . . . . . . . , . . J ! , " . I0'o97.'i-l Totnl I.UBIL1TIEH. Stock paid tn . CO.000.00 cd iirolitu , . . . I09b0. liul. dotioslts eub. to olio < ; k..tM > l.SS Demand uort of depimlt 8,433.0(1 ( , Tim curllfloatcu of deiilBlt. | . . . 4,8SOOS ) Duo to RtHto nnd i > rt lo 'bAnks * . undbankorrt . . . . . , . 1.585.0l-C3f,430W Totnl , . . ( BiUitt ! Statdof Nobraaka , I County o ? ( Ciulor , f 4 . I , II. O. Houurs , caihlur of the abore named Bank , do solemnly swear that the abut * itate. ment la t.tio to the beat of my knowledge aud bollnt.i . . JI. U-HOKK3'CaillOr. v ATTKHT : J. M. KlmburllnR , Director. ,8. Il.Uoyt , Dlrouior. - - ' .nil i - . Hubscrlfjod and sworn to befdra no \ SEAL , | thlt Ilth day of Dee , 1SSD. ' . ' W.B EAtTiuu. Notary Public. My coui. exp , May 91,1VU5. ' ' ' ' ' ' Ttio < , " Bittuer Theatrical Company . v - At Opera llouao. ? ; . ' ' December 14 , 15 , 10. ' . . . Win V. ALLEN APPOINTED. The drd'cr of the Obna Qoci. ' Q M. Hltchcoclc Kccli tne At 11:30 ycBtorday Win. V. Allen was informed fby Gov. Poyntor that ho had boon appointed U. , B. sena tor , lo Buouaod M.L. . Hiiyward , de ceased. liryan , who is tbo bead of the dumocraiio unohino and the oombii'o who made lioloomb and Neville , lulcgraphed Poyntor to appoint Allotit. and ho 'immodiatoly. ioniplitd. ; ; . G. M. llitohcook of the World-UeralJwho has boon Bry- au'fl unin support all thuso years. ' was ungratelully turned down. In a card in the World lleruld Mr. Hitchcock says : "I cannot hon estly deny that I have been deeply disappointed , and I feel uioatjcoon- ly the sling of ingratitude. " Married. SNrusu SJ.ATBS Sunday oronlnj at the bo in 3 of tlio ( , 'rbom'a parents , Mr. and Mra. J. N. tinydcr , ( J. I ) , bnyder aod Mies Dolls blatoo , Itcv.V. . II. IIIornadny offlclatlnB. The bride is one of iiroKon Bow'u moot highly respected young ladioa of reiinomont and culture , and enjoys - joys tuc cBlcom of a host of friends iu this oily , as well as in Dry VaL ley , her former home. The groom is the junior member of the dry goods turn of Snyder Bros. lie ia a young man of hi h moral obar- ' actcr , energetic and suocess'ul in business , and of strict integrity , en joying the confUonoo ot a large dumber ol customers. The wed ding was a quiet affair , only a tow intimate friends , of the .family be ing present. The event was quitu a surprise lo the public , but hiijujy sjilisfadlory. Too RKI'UULIOAM joins wilh Ihoir many friends' iu wishing them miny years of > hap- pineas and prosperity. MoKTOoMBiit SKELTON At the homo of Mr. and Mrs. L. 1C , Klrkpatrlck. Wodnveday orenlng , Cliarlcu Moiiipouiory uud MUn Lalu Hkullou , Itcv.V. . JI. i > . Horotiduy offlalatlnt ; . The bridti iss one of Broken Bow'a most efitimablo young women , who ha'ft grown up in our midst , and numbers her friends bv all who know her.- She ia a mice of Unbio Joe Skelton , and is ono of Ouster county's successful eohool teacher * . The groom in a young man of good reputation , industrious a painter and decorator by trade , who stands well at the head of-his calling. The beat wishes of iho RUPUIIUOA.N join ibis happy couple for tbo future. i < A New Bakery. I have just put in a , new baknry complete with lho _ latent improve- moulH and solicit public patronage. Fro fill bread , pies and oakeaaspuui- ally. To Bot'tire fresh bread or paalry instead o' ' ordering of your groceryinau order.-dirout from mo' and I will deliver lo your grooery- min. So il will bo delivered with , your order for groceries All ord ers attondea to promp'ly. U ° Q- feolionariee aUT kept ia stock. Calf and leave your orders on weflfc aide of equaro or telcphono .N > . 125. W. II. " Guernsey ia to be the name ot iho railroad aud commer'oital oenlor * of iho llartvlllo. mining region iu ' eastern Wyoming. The icon ore i i thin district M reported to bo Un usually rich' , ni d the qmntityai- pirenlly unlimited. The Hhrlinic.- ton it build i tig an extension up tlp Nortli > * Plalt valley that 'wil ! pro- bablv.'i'each Guurosey early next spring , Lt t.t ,