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The Valentine Democrat. [volume] (Valentine, Cherry Co., Neb.) 1896-1898, June 11, 1896, Image 1

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Coming Event
Independence Day Julv 4
Populist fjountv Convention Julv h
Teachers Institute July JO
The races are on
Wheat is doing quite well
G E Itussell is up from Pullman
M Swigert of Gordon is in town
Cliff Larsh is down from Chadron
G W Wheeler was in town yester
Melvin Ilanna of Wood Lake is in
Trains wit be running on time next
Henry Ballard came up from Pass
The republican county convention
is in session
Boyd county papers are onee more
lighting each othei
Mrs E J Davenport has been on
the sick list this week
Mrs Frank Gillette returned to
Aiusworth this morning
W A Selden the tailor spent Fri
day in Longpine on business
Miss Maud Carpender of Johnstown
is visiting Miss Cora Gillette
Mrs W S Barker left for Tekamah
yesterday morning to visit relatives
Miss Edna Dwyer went to Crookstou
Monday returning yesterday morning
J B Musser and Tom Dowd are
down from Rushville attending the
The Brown County Teachers Insti
tute will be heldjin Ainsworth July 6th
to 20th
W D Ricketts and P W Pruden
were in town from Cody Monday on
A T Tostevin and IU Higbee of
Merriman were in town Tuesday and
were down fiomTJody Monday on a
contest case
Remenyi the great violin
ist gives a concert at Longpine Thurs
day June 25
A Eebekah lodge was instituted at
Longpine last week with twenty one
charter members
L W Handy has purchased Haeber
and Granges sorrel mare Alice He
secured a bargain
A little baby of Mr Bredeson the
Rosebud blacksmith is very ill at the
home of Mr Taylor
Miss Lelia Humphrey of Brunswick
Georgia is visiting at the home of Mr
and Mrs J A Carroll
M 3 Brown of Council Bluffs who
has large cattle interests near Merri
man is in town this week
Jesse West and wife and Mrs
Willis Barnard of Wood Lake spent
Sunday with friends in town
The latest end of the world prognos
ticator sets September 19 as the day
when we will go up the Hume
We will hereafter have a regular
correspondent at Fort Niobrara Tns
Democrat is always in the lead
Miss Etta Brown left for Mount
Pleasaut Iowa Monday morning
where she will spend her vacation
Rev J M Bates went from here to
Newcastle Wyo and Hot Springs S
D for a couple of weeks vacation
G IT Hornby has been adding to the
beauty and convenience of his dwell
ing house by the addition of a bay
Found Necklace bn Main street
Owner can have same by calling at
this olllce proving property and paying
for tins notice
Frank Mayo the great actor who
has been starring in the play Puddn 1
head Wilson died while enroute from
Denver to Omaha last Monday
The newest thing in entertainment
is to have a run for
the benefit of the church The Episco
pal church at ONeill sets the pace
Jas Irwin of Fort Niobrara knows
how to make the editors heart glad
v Ask him how it is done then follow
hi3 adylce aud youll never regret it
addition to his farm house northwest
of town
b fc Gilman proprietor of the
Minnechaduza Mill is up from Pierce
this week
Mrs M V Nicholson has been
quite ill this week but we understand
she is better how
A E Gore came up from Ains
worth Sunday and is assisting the F
E agent this week
JohnBratt completed his Rosebud
contract and left for his home at
North Platte last week
Adolph Heller and I M Humphrey
cattle men were in town the first of
the week with S F Gilman
We want a correspondent at Lavaca
Any age size sex or political com
plexion so we get the news
S F Gilman C It Watson and A
T White went fishing Mouday and
brought in a nice string of rainbow
T C Hornby has secured the
agency for the Seamstress Sewing
Machine A fine article at a low
price 20
The rain lasc week did considerable
damage at the brick yard destroying
about 100000 brick Work there is
going merrily on
Frank was from- the
bricifyardlast eeaudmadelm6th8r
trip to Ainsworth His wife is much
improved in health
The independents of Valentine will
hold their primary in the office of the
county judge Saturday July 1 1896
at 730 oclock p m
Some of Jour sports captured a white
meadow lark one day this week and will
have the taxidermist preserve and
mount it Bassett Eagle
The county commissiners are in ses
sion as a board of equalization We
will publish the full proceedings of
the board as soon as possible
J C Lewis representing P F
Collier Co book publishers was in
town Wednesday and secured a num
ber of subscriptions for sets of books
Zike Brauer of Richmond Vir
ginia arrived in Valentine Saturday
night and is stopping with Geo
Schwalm for whom he will work this
The race between Granges sorrel
mare Aliceand Martins horse Mon
day afternoon for f 25 attracted quite
a crowd and was won by the former
at an easy gait
J J VanMetar came up from Nor
ton county Kansas last week and
went out to his ranch at Pullman
Monday He says he likes this coun
try much better than Kansas
Talk about Valentine not being a
market for fine goods T C Hornby
says he has sold more silk this spring
than for three years previously Its
his low prices that catch em 20
C H Thompson and John Borman
purchased a Great Dane dog last week
which is a beauty He will weigh
when in flesh almost 20J pounds and
is on exhibition at the Owl salDon
One of the principal display lines on
the advertising matter sent out by the
Rushville Speed Association is A
Square Deal Guaranteed That must
be a new thing at Rushville or they
wouldnt be so careful to display the
V Northop has been promoted from
the post of uight operator here t a
situation in the train dispatchers
olhce at Chadron We wish V suc
cess but have no doubt he will wish
himselt back in Valentine ere many
moons are gone
Fourth of Jtily
lloir thit Kaelewill Scream in Valeu
tlue on Tii at Jttuce
The Fourth of July celebration at
Valentine is a sure thing and no
efforts will be spared to make the day
one long to be remembered Valen
tine has a reputation for always being
able to show a crowd of visitors a good
time and as the town has not obser
ved Independence Day for four years
all the accumulated enthusiasm of
those years will be poured out on July
4th 1896
Erery thing is being done in a sys
tematic manner and the celebration
cMiuot help being a success Com
mittees have been appointed and are
woiking like bees Everybody in town
is interested and willing to aid to
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extent of their ability
To give you an idea of what to ex
pect in the way of entertainment we
will say that there is to be a grand
sweeii painue an iu ociocK a m
Judge Tucker will deliver the oration
of the day there will be vocal music
by the best home talent and music by
the 12th Infantry Band of 25 pieces
In the afternoon there will be pony
races 100 yrd foot races boys foot
races jumping matches both standing
running and hop-skip-and-jump sack
races potato races etc and a novelty
race for farmers as follows Team
and wagon to be used horses will be
unharnessed and one assistant allowed
object of the race is to determine who
cauharuess his team hitch to tMgou
and drive a certain distance about
two blocks in shortest space of time
A base ball game will be played after
the small sports by two of the best
nines in the northwest For all these
events liberal purses are allowed di
vided in most cases into three prizes
Besides this a large and commo
dious bowery will be erected and dan
cing may be indulged in all the after
noon free of charge the town paying
the fiddler who will in this case pe a
complete orchestra of trained musU
cians At night there wilj be one of
the most beautiful displays of fire
works ever seen in this part of the
Isnt that a program fit for the most
fastidious mortal If you want to
celebrate come to Valentine Every
thing will be lively and everybody
will go home satisfied with the pleas
ures of the di and feel better for
weeks afterward
To all the surrounding towns and
communities who are without means
of amusement on the glorious Fourth a
cordial invitation is extended to come
and help us celebrate If you wish to
learn more of the arrangements write
to any of the following committees
On Arrangements E Breuklander
president Robert Good secretary W
S Barker G H Hornby J G Stetter
O W Morey Frank Brayton
Stands etc E Breuklander G H
Horse Races J G Stetter
Base Ball a R Watson
Music A E Thacher Frank Bray
ton J G Stetter
Small Sports AY S Barker Robert
Marshal of the Day W E Haley
Oh yes we almost forgot to say that
Uncle Sams boys of the 12 th Infantry
will be in town in large numbers and
that arrangements are oeing made to
get some Indians oyer from Rosebud
Agency to help amuse the people
Gun Club Shoot
The Valentine Gun Club held a shoot
yesterday forenoon and another this
morning The first match was ten
blue rock pigeons aud resulted
Lieut Harbison C R Watson 7
Wm Francke 5 C C Thompson 2
A T White 7 J A Carroll 4 E
Sparks 3 M V Nicholson 6 O W
Morey 6 L W Handy 4 Bnck 3
The tie for first money was shot off
and won by Watson
The second event was a sweepstake
for 5 five targets The result
Handy 2 Carroll 2 Krocke 2 Wat
son 3 White 2 Morey i Francke 1
Buck 4
The second sweepstake for the same
amount and same number of targets
showed this score White 3 Handy 2
Buck 3 Thompson 3 Francke 0 Tie
was shot off and won by White C R
1 Watson won the match this morning
Jnblisliel for lonr Yearn an
A grand exhibition of tumbling ath
lecics acrobatics and boxing will take
place at Fort Niobrara Saturday night
There will be four three round bouts
wifcfi gloves and the exhibition will
conclude with an eight round contest
between Dolan and Riesland better
known as Kill Cary Our reporter
will probably send in a full account of
IttBtltltation of OffleerM
At the regular session of Northern
Star ChapteV No 59 O E S the fol
lowing officers were installed for the
ensuing year
Worthy Matron Mm Maggie Wal
Why Patron W T Kincaid
Assistant Matron Mrs Abbie
Treasurer Mrs Sophia Holsclaw
Secretary W W Thompson
Arm Broken
While out riding last Sunday south
of town Miss Katie Noble was thrown
from her horse and had the misfor
tune to break her left arm just above
the wrist The lady was brought to
tcyn Dr Dwyer called and set the
ipjuied member and at present Miss
Xoble is getting along nicely but it
ivijl be some time before she can re
sume her work on the typewriter
Geo Selrwalm Hnrt
Yesterday Geo Schwalms Jeam
became frightened at the breaking of
a single tree on the buggy to which
they were attached and ran away In
wempting to stop the animals Mr
Schwalm -fell from the buggy sustain
ingjforjous injuries to his hmandlimb
that portion of his body being terribly
oruigea fortunately no bones were
broken and under Dr Dwyers eare he
will soon be as good as new The team
broke looaefrom the buggy which was
badly damaged but were captured on
the MinnecEaduea bottoms
Weather Beport
Following is a summary of the
watiiet experieneed here during the
past week and up to 10 oclock this
Thursday v 80 56 051
Friday 78 54
Saturday 82 60 022
Sunday 72 1
Monday 72 47
Tuesday 75 48
Wednesday 81 52
Thursday 76 52 096
Precipitation is given ininches and
hundredths Obsetvationa by C R
Watson of TJ S weather bureau
Remember the 4th of July
celebration fit Valentine
Memorial Services
The union memorial services of the
Odd Fellows Knights of Pythias and
Modern Woodmen at the - Methodist
church last Sunday were very beauti
ful and impresive The members of
the orders met at their hall on Main
street and marched to the church at
11 a m headed by the 12th Infantry
Band and made a fine appearance all
being dressed full regalia E J
Davenport was master of ceremonies
and over a hundred men were in the
marching column
Arrived at the church the exercises
were opened by music by the band
Rev Holsclaw delivered the opening
prayer and the opening ode of the
Odd Fellows lodge was siing by the
congregation This was followed by
reading of the bible lesson for the day
and the band rendered a beautiful
selection The sermon by Rev Ram
sey followed a song by the choir and
was full of good thoughts for not only
the members of the various orders who
occupied the body of the church but
for all the congregation the speaker
delivering his talk from the standpoint
that Its not all of life to live nor all
of death to die and since charity is
the foundation of secret orders that
formed the major portion oHns theme
After singing the closing ode and re
ceiving the benediction from Rev
Holsclaw the assembly took up the
march to the cemetery where a beau
tiful decoration ceremony was per
formed all the societies forming a
circle and standing with heads un
covered Judge Waicott delivered a
short address and the exercises were
Valentine Will Celebrate
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John Dale of Wood Lake is regis
tered at the City Hotel
Bert Fournier aud Bert Gillette came
up from Ainsworth last night
Almost an inch of rain fell last night
and everyone is happy in cousequence
While going to the race Monday
Harrison Davenport fell from his don
key and injured his face considerably
J3 J Davenport leaves for Omaha in
the morning and will go from there to
the republican convention at St Louis
See the change in Quigleys adver
tisement and read his words of
David Collett is erecting a frame
NO 20
Newest Finest and Most Com
plete line of
In this City
Also Provisions and Vegetables
in season
Qherry Qcunty
Valentine Nebraska
Every facility extended customers consistent with conservative banking
Exchange bought and sold Loans upon good security solicited at reasonabte
rates County depository
We have just received a full line
of Coffins Caskets and cases
Davenport T
Valentine Nebraska
C Jf COUX ELL President BI V NICHOLSON Cashier
Valentine Nebraska
A General Eanfcing Business Transacted
Buys and Sells Domestic and Foreign Exchange
Correspondent Chemical National Bank New York First National Bank Omaha
Fish Game Tender Steaks
Tracy Roasts Dry Salt Meats
and the finest line of Smoked
Hams and Breakiast Bacon
ever sold in town
At StetteisOld Stanion Main Street U W b 1 1 1 I tK rKUr
Oi the Choicest Brands

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