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The Valentine Democrat. [volume] (Valentine, Cherry Co., Neb.) 1896-1898, June 25, 1896, Image 1

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VOL XI
THIS AND THAT
Vomliiy Events
Stock Association Cody June lit
School ejection lime
Independence Day Inly 4
Populist Countv Convention July S
Teachers Institute lulyiu
County Commissioners Jury 21
The fourth of July fireworks fire
ihere
-A E Dennett was up from Simeon
iIondaj
Fourth of July suplies cheap it T
G Hornbys 22
L H Jewett was up from Broken
Bow Monday
Geo II Hornby is haviug his resi
dence repainted
J H Davison was up from Ains
worth yesterday
Miss Bessie Zarr came down from
Tiosebud last Monday
M W Lichty Y E agent at Cody
spent Sunday in town
Horace Boies will be 69 years old on
the 7th of next December
Xat King was down from the brick
yard the fore part cf the week
G W Adams of Crawford register
ed at the White House Sunday
Miss Wren Donbher came up from
Omaha last Sunday on business
The Sheridan county teachers insti
tute is now in session at Rushville
F M Ilackler started for Buffalo
Cap last Sunday to work at the wash
out
Buy a Seamstress Sewing Machine
of T C Hornby on the installment
plan 22
A leap year picriie is to take place on
the G A B grounds west of town
Sunday
Dr J J Evans was called to Spring
view Tuesday afternoon to attend a
-patient
Otto Berger came up from Longpine
last Tuesday and returned Wednesday
morning- - N5
Senator J B Farris was down from
the Kosebud brick yard on business
this week
F J Andreas one of Gordons
prominent merchants wa s in town
vesterday
7 E Case returned Sunday from
Des Moines Iowa where he had been
Tisiting his farniiy
Dr C G Elmore was down from
Gordon yesterday to attend a meeting
of the pension board
Adolph Heller the Sioux city pack
ing house aud stocK man was in town
several days this week
Miss Edna Fischer returned Satur
day night from Ivearney where she
lias been attending school
C V Thorn was over from the
Tiosebud brick yard last Saturday and
made this oflice a pleasant call
The executive committee of the
Northwestern Stock Growers Associa
tion is to be held at Cody Saturday
W P Alsip returned from Grand
Forks X D Tuesday night and
went over to the reservation yester
day
The Improved Order of Redmen will
have their semi annual election of
oflicers at ths meeting of the order
tomorrow evening
W X Cooper of Crawfordr who has
been furnishing some of the mares rc
fpiired by the government at Ilosebud
was in town yesterday
The Young Mens Social Club held a
meeting last evening at the residence
of Mrs Geo Hornby Meetings will
be held regularly hereafter
The recent heavy rains badly
aged the Ilosebud hill arid donations
were made by citizens for repairing
sjne The hill is now in good condi
tion
Martin Christensen J H Quigley
W E Haley and 11 Glover intend
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Charley Davis telegraph operator at
Longpine took in the ball game at
Fort Niobrara Sunday and renewed
acquaintance with some of our towns
people
The Democrat is a sure cure for
the divorce habit One copy weekly
taken mto the home prevents discord
and the blues and promotes harmony
and cheerfulness 52 doses for 1
To those who aided and comforted
us during the illness death and burial
of our wife and mother we wish to
extend our heartfelt thanks
Samuel Paurt and Children
Ulia Powell Boy Beckwith John
Enlow Ben Boberts and Jerry Dierks
of Gordon took dinner in town Mon
day They were on their way east
with a trainload of cattle for market
F Fischer started on a business
trip to OXeill Xeligh and other
points east this morning His two
sons Frank and Boscoe accompanied
him to Xeligh where they will visit
with their grandmother
Prof Milt Dunham county com
missioner returned to his home at
Kennedy yesterday He took with
him a pair of mules vrhich had strayed
from his brother-in-laws place and
were found near town by him
Deputy U S Marshal Liddiard came
up last week with a warrant for L E
Harris of Crawfo rd for fencing gov
ernment land He was fined 1 and
ordered to takehis fence down by the
federal court Chadrmi Signal
E Whitmore head miller at the
Minnechaduza Mill returned from
Davenport Iowa the first of the week
His brother W Whit more accompan
ied him in the hope that the climate
here will be beneficial to his health
The men taken to Omaha to be tried
in the federal court for cutting timber
on the Ft Bandall military reservation
I were fined 10 apiece the fine suspen
ded and the men sent home This
business has been a howling farce from
start to finishiBitftergta rctf
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Serst John W BlairandMiss Agnes
Duffy were married at Fort Xiobrara
Tuesday evening The Democrat is
not aquainted with the parties but we
are told that the groom is one of the
best of Uncle Sams boys and that the
bride would grace any home
A demand for baled bay for ship
ment to some of the western military
posts has lately helped on t some par
ties about here who had more hay than
money The price paid 4 a ton has
not however made anyone superla
tively rich Wjaimiis Tribune
The White House will change pro
prietors July 1st P Donoher the
founder of the hotel having purchased
the good will and fixtures of A T
White and leased the building from
Mrs Helzer Mr White and family
will move into their residence on Cher
ry street
Ilwldah Posten age three years died
at the home of her grandfather Mr
Hoffman north of Georgia last Fri
day morning about 0 oclock The
interment took place at Crookston
cemetery Saturday afternoon The
little ones death was caused by stran
gulation by worms
W M Davison was up from Ains
worth Monday to file on a piece of
land near that place The land was
originally claimed by Mrs X J
Osborne but was contested some three
years ago The papers just returned
from Washington giving a decision in
Mr Davisons favor
I The merry-go-round closed its six-
few new potatoes of the Early Fortune
going to Chicago to attend the demo- vlriecy arQ
cratic national convention tjlp
mQ of veav jj
tine will be strictly in it
Dont forget the annual school elec
tion next Monday evening Xow is a
good time to agitate for a new school
house A petition signed by one third
of the voters is necessary to have a
bond propositiessubmitted to a vote
days engagement Wednesday night
The citys exchequer received a 3
benefit and the proprietor is over 100
ahead during the six davs It seems
a foolish outlay of money when buck
ing bronchos can be purchased for a
dollar and a half apiece If ay Springs
Leader
1 A Ilornback the rustling Sparks
farmer left at this office Monday a
beauties for ibis
v are as large as
a minis fist of a delicate rose tint and
look succulent enough to grace the
table of an epicure Mr Horuback in
forms The Democrat that he has an
acre f the tubers under -cultivation
and expects to realize a snug suia
from them
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Bell
Latten
Vanleer
Smith
F M Walcott recording bonds
LA
100
100
loa
lOf
100
Treasurers
1600
Davenport Thacher goods for poor
claimed 1055 allowed - 1015
Max E Viertel witness coroners
inquest 110
C C Paiker coroners fee inquest 1190
James Bay sawdust 0 50
Charles Beeee keeping pauper 5200
J C Dwyer Co phys June 94 to Janv
95
State Journal Co Stationery
5000
4220
Geo EUiott recording bonds 95 4875
Geo Elliott assessors books 95 9000
W II Stitt accountants fees 7700
Omaha Printing Cc books 810
Lillian Stoner sal etc 1st qr 95 19765
G H Hornby supplies for Co 5600
Davenport k Thacher sup for sheriff
claimed 1475 allowed 1420
Commissioners fees for Mch 95
M Dunham
Max E Viertel
P Sullivan
F M Walcott fees
State vs Plunkett
Laudy
Mattox
16 50
1020
1780
870
225
780
175
620
1210
1280
150
fees State vs Sedlacek
claimed 1770 allowed 1545
FM Walcott tees State vs Mille
claim ed S 00 alio wed 725
F M Walcott fees State vs Lynn
claimed 1245- allowed 1170
On motion the following claims
were allowed delinquent personal
taxes deducted therelrom and
warrants drawn on general fund for
balance
continued on last page
Viileiitihie Will Celebrate
Following is a complete program of
the Fourth of July celebration
Salute of 100 mms at sunrise
10 a m Strctt parade
1030 a in At the grounds
Music by the Rand
Sous by tlie Choir
Reading of Declaration of Independence by
Edith M Stark
SmiRbv the Choir
Oration by lion r v Tucker
uusic bv the Hand
Dinner
l p m J in al I Sports as follows
I 5o yard foot nice for boys under 12 vears of
aire 2 to urstSl to second and M cants to
third
Hop-step-and-jump free for all 51 to first
and ro cents to second
Potato nice for boys 2 Si and 50 cents
i Horserace
o 100 yard foot nice free for all J 2 Si
Standing broad jump SI 50 cents
7 Thre1 legged nice r0 yards 1 K ceuts
8 Sack nice 50 yard Si 50 cents
O Pony race
in Novelty race 250 yards 3J Si
II Slow nice to cart Si
12 Fat mans race 75 arils 150 SI
13 liacinif backward 5j yards l m cents
1 1 Horse race
3 p m Hall game bctwiea E Company and
the Post nine Purse 20
8 p in Fireworks
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W I ST i 1 1j
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JnMiIivl foiVftnr Yoars as
CHERRY COUNTY INDEPENDENT
of the
weather experienced here during the
pamtveek7 axul up to 10 oclock this
morning
DAY TEMP MAX
Thursday 86
Friday 87
Saturday 82
Sunday 80
Monday SO
Tuesday 83
Wednesday - 78
Thursday 80
MIN PRECP
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60
58 09S
64
59 130
62
- 60
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Precipitation is given in inches and
hundredths Observations by C B
Watson of U S weather bureau The
weather bureau day is from G p m to
6 p m
S xilman III
Mr S F Gilmau proprietbr of the
Minnechuduza Homing mill at this
place the large mill at Pierce and the
owner of considerable real estate in
Xebraska and Iowa is dangerously ill
at the White House Mr Oilman con
tracted a slight cold last Thursday
while sitting in front of the hotel after
taking a bath which developed into
tonsilitis and later pneumonia Xo
apprehension tor his recovery was felt
however until Monday night when
his illness became serious in nature
The best of medical attendance was
given him together with careful nurs
ing but he continued to grow worse
and Dr Summers of Omaha was
telegraphed for and arrived on the
midnight passenger last night At
ptuunls tfvci ting the
givten up all hope of Mr Oilmans re
cover v Mrs Oilman and daughters
will arrive tonight from their home in
Davenport fowa
IVojectttd Improvements
Indications point toward the erec
tion of a fine stone or brick hotel on
Main street this summer If it is done
alentine will be strictly in it
Considerable talk relative to build
ing new sidewalks is being indulged
in The recent rains have demonsrat
ed their need more fully than talk
could
The Masonic and Odd Fellows lodges
are considering a proposition to build a
large store building and lodge hall on
the lots north of Jackson Draytons
store the building to be at least 50x80
of brick or stone with two store rooms
on the ground floor The projects in
volves the expenditure of about 5000
Before the adjournment of the
board of county commissioners a peti
tion signed by iif ty five taxpayers was
presented praying that the board sub
mit a proposition to vote bonds for
building a court house The petition
asked that the bond be in the sum of
T250O to run fifteen years at five per
cent interest -The board decided to
submit the proposition at the regular
election this fall
Special Term of Court
Judge W H Westover came down
from Rushville yesterday afternoon
and held a special term of court for the
purpose of hearing the case entitled
State of Xebr ex rel Karl Lurzr
Treasurer School District No 36 vs
G P Crabb County Treasurer which
la a mandamus suit by the school
board of District Xo 3G to compel the
payment to them of some 400 taxes
now held by the county treasurer J
W Tucker appeared for the plaintiff
and F M Walcott took care of Treas
urer Crabbs interest D R Jeuks of
Chadron was present in the interest of
the P E AL V R Rt which cor
poration enjoined the treasurer from
paying the money to the school dis
trict alleging that it was to be used
for illegal and fraudulent purposes
Messrs Lurz Schriber and Schatz
thauer were in attendance represent
ing the school district The case was
adjourned to July 20 and the defend
ants are- required to file au answer by
July 10 showing why this money
I should not be pail
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VALENTINE CHERRY CO NEBRASKA THURSDAY JUNE 25 1S96
JottMty CoBmnissioaacrs
Jut in Several Days Allowing JSiilH
anrt JeuutiiiK Taxes
Valentine Neb June 17 180G
Board met in session as per adjourn
ment Members all present Bids
were opened for the bridge accross the
Minnechuduza and on motion the
contract was let to D S Ludwig at
8480 and his bond for same accept
ed On motion the Treasurer was
directed to make the following trans
fers to general fund T
From interest and advertis
ing fund
From Bridge fund
From Boad fund
On motion the
were allowed and
-12020
100000
SI00Q52
following claims
warrants ordered
drawn on the geueral fund in payment
of same
Omaha Printing Co books 1400
Lillian Stoner Salary Co Superintend
ent 4th quarter 1S94 24G75
X Polen Commrs fees 820
W B Stitt accountant
claimed 18900 allowed 18200
Davenport Thacher Goods for poor
claimed 500 allowed 480
State Journal Co Supplies 5525
C C Parker Sheriff fees claimed
24850 allowed 24450 i
W S Barker Printing Ballots 7500
John Cain State vs Vanleer 4560
E S Throop 4550
Silas Throop 2050
Ed Clarke Insane case Emma
Zaugg
Ed Clarke
Atty fees State vs
W B Stitt expert accountant
C C Parker sheriff fees
State vs Lattin
Insane case Henry Jones -
State vs Vanleer et al
Commissioners fees January
PSullivan - y
E W Starr
M Dunham
600
Lynn
0500
05 GO
4825
525
4S20
- 1895
29 SO
1560
2S50
G P Crabb expense 1894 6075
Davenport Thacher goods for poor
claimed 1000 allowed f 973
Omaha Printing Co 1 wanks 2050
Insane case TIathorn
Geo Elliott - 1000
Ed Clarke - 600
Witness State vs Sedlacek Co Court
W S llemour
S F llemour
T D White -
Witness State vs Smitlul
- STi Remoiir
William Erickson
T DWhite
John Sedlacek
Oscar Jones
J B Farris Printing
Statements
6 00
60O
800
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What is it for
About a dozen of Valentines young
misses aged all the way fnm 12 to 16
yearc have organized some sort of a
secre frspciety but what the object of
thB organization is remains a mystery
It may be a second edition of Ains
woths Old Maids Club or a counter
past of the Apple Seed Club which
held -its first meeting in front of the
hOftoilice Monday evening Our fore
mairand devil are wild with curiosity
over- the secret meetings of these
young girls and have resolved to never
die until thev know all abont it
Wtatliev Kiort
Following is
a summary
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NO 22
STILL ON DECK
WITH THE
Newest Finest and Most Com
plete line of
GROCERIES CONFECTIONERY
AND FRUIT
In tliis City
Also Provisions and Vegetables
in season
W A PETTTOBEWProp
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Valentine Nebraska
B
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Every facility extended customers consistent with conservative banking
Exchange bought and sold Loans upon good security solicited at reasonable
rates County depository
E SPARKS President CHARLES SPARKS Cashier
UNDERTAKERS
SUPPLIES
We have just received a full line
of Coffins Caskets and cases
Thacher
THE RED FRONT
CARRIES A COMPLETE LTXE OF
GENERAL
MERCHANDISE
JACKSON BRAYTON Props
Valentine Nebraska
RANK
OF VALENTINE
C II COItNEIjIsFrefiittent 31 V XICIIOIJSON Cashier
Valentine Nebraska
A General Sanlziny JBusinests Transacted
Hiiys find Sells Domestic and Foreign JEvccliangc
Correspondents Chemical National Bank New York iflrst National Eank Omaha
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MARKET
WILL FURNISH -
Fish Game Tender Steaks
Jucy Roasts Dry Salt Meats
arid the finest line of Smoked
Hams and Breakiast Bacon
ever sold in town
At StettersOld Stand on Main Street
J W STETTER PROP
THE PALACE SALOON
HEADQUARTERS
WINES LIQUORS and CIGARS
Valentine
OJ the Choicest Brands
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