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Tr Bl Volume 26 , JSfo. 32 VALENTINE , NEBK. , THURSDAY , AUGUST 17 , 1911. § 1.CO per year Trunks and Suit Cases. A'good trunk and suit case is a necessity to everyone. They are accessories that are needed at all times and in all seasons. Fo this reason it is well to select when buying a trunk or suit case , something that is good and will last and keep its appearance. We have this very thing in stock. When selecting your trunk or suit case come in and look our line over. Trunks ranging in price from $3.00 to" 832.50. Suit cases from $1.50 to $12.50. If you are not a customer of the Red Front Mercan tile Co. , they would appre ciate your becoming one. In their Grocery Depart ment you will find the best grades of canned fruits , vegetables , smoked meats , lards , syrups , and break fast foods. Phones 5 and 75 \ > V SHEET MUSIC Yes , we've got it , if not we'll get it Orders taken for all music. Big Reductions on Summer Millinery 2aS3EES2Ka32S2I Bakery Goods Confectionery Ice Cream and Soda Water Cigars and Tobacco Lunches and Meals Home Bakery. M TELEPHONE NO. 7 fjzt. Wanted . Correspondents from all parts of Cherry County. There's a treat in reserve for Democrat writers. Send for stationery. Do it now ! Address , The Democrat , Valentine , Nebraska. Valentine. Dr. M. FMeer visited friends in O'Neill last Friday. Mathias and P. J. B ) ltz of Nen- zel were here last Friday. M. J. Dendinger of Wood Lake registered at The Donoher , Sun day. Six Valentine young people at tended the dance at Cody last Sil- urday night. II. W. Iloenig and A. S. Mitch ell , a traveling salesman , went up to Rosebud , Monday. T. F. Nichols of Caldwell , Idaho was here last week on a laud deal with The Northwestern Land Co. Charles Spain and Ernest Wil kinson drove in from the hay flats Saturday and visited friends here over Sunday. T. J. May of Fremont , vice president of the First National Bank , came up to attend a meeting of the directors Wednesday. M. V. Nicholson and Milton re turned from Omaha Sunday night. It was not neccessary. for Milton to undergo an operation. Mrs. B. I. Johnson went to Omaha and Sioux City Sunday night on a fall stock buying trip. Mrs. Johnson is expected home Friday. Mr. and Mrs. D. L. McLane * and two daughters drove down from their home on the reserva tion Tuesday. Mr. McLane has a new auto. E. C. Cole and party , of\.Cody who have. Been ,00. an 'extensive auto tour , came in from Norfolk , Tuesday. His brother accompa nied them up from Stanton. All who wish to camp at the park during the Fraternal Picnic can rent tents for § L per day. Notify LQ.n Bivens before Septem ber 1 , and a tent will be reserved for you. A new copper phone line has been placed in operation by the Nebraska Telephone C > . , between here and Omaha. The connection with the Cherry county system was made at the local exchange Monday evening. The Valentine ball team played their postponed game with Crooks- ton on the latter's diamond Sun day , and were victors by a score of 8 to4 : . Six auto loads of fans went up in the afternoon to see the game. D. E. Sherman returned from Hot Springs and Hanna , S. D. , Sunday. Mr. Sherman has had a severe attack of rheumatism and has been in the Hills for several months taking treatments. Pie is some better now but it will be some time before he takes up ac tive duties in the postoffice. f There are now three foot bridges across the Mtnnecheduza at the city park. One east of the old bridge and opposite the new Eigle spring ; the other opposite the old spring. They were erected the first of the week with but little ex pense as the labor of putting them in place was donated by nine of Valentine's boosters. t The entries of Cattle and Horses ses in the Live Stock Department of the State Fair closes on August 18th , so as to permit the names and numbers of the animals enter ed , together with owner and post- office address to be published-in the Official Catalogue. This book is ready for distribution on the first day of the Fair and in addi tion to data as to all animals en tered for premiums contains the daily program of races , aeroplane flights , concerts , shows , speeches , etc. , which occur each day , Sap- temper 4th to Sth. Old Settler Meets Death in Well. While working at the bottom of a well on the Ben Hobson place near Harmony , Monday , Perry Bryant an old settler of Cherry county sustained an injury wbicl resulted in his death. The wel is 100 feet deep and curbed up the entire distance. A stone about three inches in diameter was dis lodged from the top and 'crashed do.vnward striking Mr. Bryant on the head , fracturing his skull. He did not regain consciousness and died Tuesday morning. Mr. Bryant was highly esteem ed by all who knew him ; which was attested by the large funeral , there being fifty-six vehicles in the processiou to the cemetery. Mr. Bryant was fifty-one years of age and for thirty-three years had been a resident of this county. He leaves a wife and eight chil dren , all being present at the fu neral , which was held from Har mony school house at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning , burial was in Harmony cemetery. Rev. H. ! E. Wells of Crookston preached the sermon. The A. O. U. W. lodge of which he was a member had charge of the services. Card of Thanks. We wish to thank everyone for their tender sympathy , kind words and assistance at the time of the accident and death of our beloved husband and father. Mrs. Perry Bryant and family. Miss Noyes Has Narrow Escape. 1 While bathing in the mill pond Tuesday afternoon , Miss Hazel Noyes came verv near drowning. She is a good swimmer and was swimming out from the ice chute. When quits away out her feet became entangled in the moss and not being able to extricate them she became exhausted. Her plight was noticed by those on shore and her companion Jose- phme McLean who was some dis tance ahead. Mr. Bates waded out as far as he could , but not being able to swim , had to stop at least twenty feet away. Miss Mc Lean reached her as she went un der the fourth time and assiste $ her to where Mr. Bates was wait ing. Miss Noyes did not loose her presence of mind at any time and aside from the thought of how near death she was , is none the worse off for her experience. EARN § 150 to § 200 per month by learning a trade at home. Start now. Particulars free. Box 125 , Hooper , Nebr. The Phelps Photo Studio is open the first Wednesday and Thursday of each month. 16tf Furnished rooms to rent by day or week. Hot and cold water baths included. Valentine House , John D. Eaton , Propr. 32tf For Sale : From 1 to 40 head of horses ; from 1 to of land , close to town. Residence and lot. H. H. Wakefield , Crookston , Nebraska. 13 The Phelps Photo Studio is open the first Wednesday and Thursday in each month. 16tf Ice cream and soft drinks at Spain's. For sanitary plumbing or heat ing call H. I. Weinzimraer. 20 The Crystal refrigerator , all steel , can never wear out. Buy m at Fischer's Hardware. 27 Hon. James Wilson , secretary of Agriculture , will address the farmers of Nebraska on "Recipro city , " at the State Fair , Septem ber Sth. Owing to the fact that this is a s ubject of moment in the affairs of the nation and will be one of the leading political issues in the coming campaign , a great gathering may be expected. for a Tailor Made Suit or Over coat for fall or winter ? If so , come in and inspect our large line of all-wool samples. None better made for the money. We guarantee every garment to fit perfect or no sale. We have a large stock of cloth ing on hand we can fit you in most any size. Whenv in need of shoes give us a trial. Clothes of Quality For All Mankind Phone 145. McQEER & CARROLL , Proprs. Fine Wines , Liquors and Cigars Bourbon Whiskies : Rye Whiskies : Old Crow , . - Sherwood , Hermitage , , Guchenheimer , Cedar Brook , Sunny Brook , Spring Hill , and 29/yearxold and Jas , E , Pepper , O , F , C. Taylor , These whiskies were purchased in bond and came direct from the U. S. gov ernment warehouse. They are guar anteed pure and unadulterated. Un excelled for family and medical use. 'A Three Star Hennessy and Dreyfus Brandies , Imported Gordon and DeKuyper Gins , Guinness's Extra Stout Bass Ale , Storz Blue Ribbon and Budweiser Beer , Valentine Nebraska GENERAL AT REASONABLE PRICES "When in need of anything GIVE US A TRIAL MAX E. VIERTEL DEALER IN EVERYTHING Crookston - - Nebraska Stetter & Tobien , Props. . DEALERS IN All Kinds of Fresh and Fait Meats. . . . Will buy your Cattle , Hogs , Poultry , Horses , Mules and anything you have to sell.