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VOLUME XVIII VALENTINE , NEBRASKA. SEPTEMBER 3. L9U3. iNI.HKK : : ay
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We call your attention to our large and complete tote
4 ? "line of SPORTING GOODS , as the hunting season tote
49 . is almost here. We ha ve just received a large supply to
49 ply of Guns , Ammunition , etc. , which we would
49 be glad to have you call and inspect before pur
49 chasing elsewhere. We have all kinds and sizes of
49 49 Shot Runs , Eifles and Revolvers
49 * . We also have a large line of
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? 9 Hunt " ing Coats. Tests ,
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49 49 Hats , Caps , Leggins , etc.j *
49 Drop in and see us ; it won't cost you anything.
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Kit\ ' .
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Of Summer Shirts is complete. Our Ventilated Summer
Shoes for men R E Z on the feet. They have a perforated \
ated inner sole and air chambers to keep the feet cool. i
They're neat and the most perfect shoe made. We also iI I
' ' and Children's shoes fit the
have Ladies' , Misses' to
feet , Colonial Slippers and comfortable shoes for hot ik it
; T AND TAILOE CLOTHIEE.
4R Our Tin and Sheet Iron work can't be beat. A
first class tinner and good material to work with.
Guns and Ammunition
Haymakers Tools tote
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g /General Hardware , Stoves and Rang-
Q-es. Iron Beds , Springs , Mattresses and to
w Eurniture , windmills and Pumps , to
& * ' FRAHK FISCHER , |
JAMES B. HULL
THE OWL Proprietor.
Sole Agents for
- HERALD PURE RYE WHISKEY
Ale and Porter , And FRED KRUG'S BEER
Choicest Wines and Cigars ,
VALENTINE X NEBRASKA
CITIZENS MEAT MARKET
HENRY STETTER , PROP
FRESH FRUIT AND GAME
IN THEIR SEASON
First-class line of Steaks , Roasts
Dry Salt Meats , Smoked
Chartered as-a State Bank Chartered as a National Bank
' ' June 1 , 1884. August 12. 1902 ,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Valentine , Nebraska.
( Successor to )
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CAPITAL PAID IN A General Banking
C. H , CORNELL , President. J. T. MAY , Vice-President.
M. Y , NICHOLSON , Cashier.
TALK OF THE TOWN
' Local Weather Record
U. H. Department of Agriculture i
Weather Bureau I
Valentine. Nebraska , week ending C a. rn.
A must 23. 1903 ,
Maximum temperature 90 degrees on the 2ivl
Minimum temperature.19 decrees oil ( he 30th.
Mean temperatiirt * . 674 degrees , which is 04
decree above the normal.
Total precipitation , 0.03 im-h which is 0 31 inch
below the normal.
H. McP , BALDWIN ,
Ofllcml in Charge.
Fancy China at Mrs. "Elmore's
Dr. DeBell was down from the
Geo. Stover , of Merriman , was
in town a couple of days this week.
Dr. Compton reports a boy born
to E. C. Bock and wife Aug 25th.
The Valentine Bottling Works
puts up the finest kind of soft
Mrs. A. Bailey , of Woodlakc ,
was in the city a couple of days
Fred Whittcmore , pros , of the
Valentine State bank , was in town
Paul Viertel and E. D. Spencer
were down from Crookston Tues
Geo. Cyphers is home for a
months vacation from his work at
K. S. Dennis is batching while
his wife visits her father S. B.
Downing of Norclen.
Black Spotted Horse and his
wife Mrs. Edwin Jordan went up
to Deadwood Monday evening.
C. B. Parsons , of Pine Reidge ,
spent several days in town the past
week in company with Farmer
Chas. Eads was badly scalded
last week while trying a steam en
gine which he and Frank Fischer
Miss Tacy Collett returned from
Omaha and St. Louis last Friday
where she had been to select goods
for her store.
S. W. Cyphers , a brother of
Mark , the milk man , is here from
N. J. on a visit. He is a tailor
and talks of locating1 here.
Chas. D. Simmons , of Nenzel ,
was in our city last week and while
iiere gave an exhibition of his- skill
as a phrenologist to some of the
Mr. and Mrs. Cole returned to
their home at A\rhitman last Satur
day. Mrs. Bullis and Miss Lucilla
Stinard accompanied them for a
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Mrs. Belle Pfunder and daughter -
ter , Dolly , are visiting with friends
in town. Miss Ruth returned to
; heir home at Norfolk the first of
Julius Raurer and wife were
down Wednesday of last week on
3usiness and attended the speaking
: or silver medal at the church that
Miss Viola Brosius brought to
; his office last week a twig bearing
; hree nice specimens of crab ap
ples which was grown on their
farm north of town.
On Sept. 8th Dr. E. C. Horn of
Alliance will be here to deliver his
ecture entitled , "Around the
World" , and illustrated with 100
stereoptican views. *
Col. Jordan came down from
Rosebud to send his children to
school this week. Young Red
Cloud H and John go to Omaha ,
and Mary to Chicago.
Lee Layport returned from Lin
coln last Friday , having taken
Daisy Goodin to the hospital for
the feeble minded , she having been
adjudged insane by the insanity
\ Stop at Quiglcy 1 Chapman's
and get a quart of Ice Cream for
. the family. 2i 10
Miss Anna Ashburn was bucked
oil'a horse at the ranch last week
and hurt her head and shoulders.
She was brought to town and is
getting along all right.
Henry Stetter went up to Hot
Springs last Friday and returned
Monday morning with his wife and
little boy. Mrs. Stetter is much
improved m health and is glad to
be back home again.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rrayton
returned from Omaha Friday mor
ning where they had been for sev
eral days selecting furniture and
household goods for their new dwel
ling which is nearly completed.
Wm. Brown , of Stillwater , Okla.
visited his relatives here last week.
He is a brother of Henry , FT. K. ,
Mrs. McCroa , Mrs. George , and
Mrs. Tom Hudson. They had a
reunion down at Henry's while
Wm. was here.
J. D. McLean brought ; his chil
dren , Sam , Addie and Robert ,
down from the reservation Mon
day and strated them to Haskcll
Institute at Lawrence , Kan. D.
L. McLain also sent his children
off to school.
At the silver medal contests held
under the auspices of the W. C. T.
U. Wednesday evening of last
week , Miss Frances Harden re
ceived the mcdjJ aad Miss Noy
Ashburn 2nd prize. The other
speakers Misses Maggie Simpson ,
Florence Kletecua and Ada Lewis
also did well.
Frank Frush has had a streak of
luck lately. Frank thinks it was
bad. He was roping a heifer Tues
day of last week when his horse's
feet slipped out from under him
and fell across Frank's leg smash
ing his ankle and while yet using
a crutch was out Saturday helping
cut out some cattle to ship when
his horse fell again and dislocated
his right shoulder. Dr. Dwyer
set it a half hour later and he's
doing first rate now.
We enjoyed a pleasant visit from
. C. Riggs , of Woodlake , Tues
day. He came to look after busi
ness and placed an ad in the Dem
ocrat offering1 a house and lot and
some cattle for sale. Mr. Riggs
will leave us in the fall if he can
dispose of his property here. He
intends going back to Virginia near
Richmond to live. We'll miss his
pleasant countenance and Cherry
county will lose a good citizen.
Many highly complimented men
are no more worthy *
Obe Church had his team hitched
to a spring wagon and standing in
front of his store last Friday when
it became scared at the sun shade
flopping in the wind and started to
run. The horses ran across the
street in front of the meat market
of Henry Stetter and came near
runninginto the building but whirl
ed down the side walk and out in
front of the postoffice taking out a
couple of porch posts , then across
to the corner of the Palace saloon
where they were caught. Obe
went around with his hammer and
fixed things up.
Saturday Sept. 19th is the- big
day at Britt , Nebr. They're go
ing to have a fine program and all
kinds of sports. . Here's some of
Ball game . . ' Purse $2r 00
Horse race 12 00
Broke saddle horses. 10 03
Pony race 8 Oo
Toot race 3 00
Boy's foot nice 2 00
Nail driving contest 3 00
shoe race for boys " i 00
Long jump - . . 2 00
Free hay and pasture.
5 ? \Vliite : mcl Tan , handsomely embroidered. The season's
| j swell waists . § 4.00 to § 6.00 g
< ? BShsck BVau < ! ' X i - Wutw * > *
I ? Well made , handsome waists of finest material , art dc-
sign 85.00 to $6.00 '
2 TailVta Silk Waists
49 All colors. Dainty , pretty , scrviccabl..68 .00 and 85.00&
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J ? Black , white and all colors. Come in waist patterns only. &
49 Every pattern different 'Toe per yard.
Silk Oxfords *
4 % All Colors Soc per yard.
Voi | < 'w
4 $ Blue and black 81.25 per yard.
IA O JflercerixeU Oxfords " ' ? Ljt f
% i ' cf1
49 Very handsome 81.25 per yard fo
* j Black , white and blue . * - . . . . . .8l.'T5 per yard i >
jj Special Sale j *
* ? Wright and Ditson Tennis Balls . 45c a piece. &
Davenport & Thacher - *
GENERAL MERCHANTS *
Our Spring Goods
are now in and we are'prepared to figure with you in any
thing you may need in our lines. We sell everything
kept in a first-class General Store at prices which are
right. If you are in need of any '
let us figure with"you. . '
MAX B. VIEETBL XEBKASKA
Are best for GOOD LIVING. You get satis
faction from Good Groceries and we get satis
faction in furnishing them. We gLve you. the
best in quality at a price you are willing to pay.
. A. Pettycrew , General Merchandise.
Sweeps , Loaders and Eakes
And in fact everything needed in the hay field.
Corn Harvesters , Shredders and Potato
. Diggers -
Almost household necessities.
Eclipse Windmills , Gasoline Engines ,
Pumps , Cylinders and Well Pipe :
O33LO SS OOt T'OTTU'OItt OOJS3 ? * .
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 every thing-usually
kept'in our line. Come in and feel at h'ome.
L. 0. SPARKS , Manager.
DO YOU WANT A WINDMILLi"Tr
The place to get the best Windmill , also pumps" and "Tanks.
First door south of the DonoherHouse * - . * v '
Highest casli price paid for Hides and Furs.
S.MOON . . . Valentine , Nebr