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fll Volume 26 , No. 49 VALENTINE , NEBR. , THURSDAY , DECEMBER 14 , 1911. . per year. HAT : are not only a covering for the head but they are the essential part of a man's ( Tress. A good stylish hat is the fitting crown for a well dress ed man. We havejust received the advance styles in men's stiff and soft hats. Ask us to show them to you for they are good to look upon. Get yourself one for Christmas. Prices from $1.50 to $5.00 Make Somebody Happy v ? Home % . memories that are cherished most are those of the great home day Christmas. Better than.mere memory , though , is the pictured stoy ; of the family reunion , the happy cKtl'dren. the" gay young folks , the grown-up boys and girls back home again. The pictures taken with the Christmas Kodak will give pleasure the whole year round and for all the years to come. Let us show you the simple Kodak way . which makes picture-taking so much fun. ' We have Kodaks at $5 , others up to $65. * Livery , Feed and feM * Sales Stable. . , , * a 5 * Wood Lake , Nebraska 5 Special Attention to Hunting and Fishing Parties. CSXSXSX8XSX8XSXSXSXSXSXSXSJ Red Front Hardward Co. Headquarters For Electrical Supplies We Carry the Largest and Best Line of Carbon and Mazada Lamps Sad Irons Stoves ' Warming Pads Toasters Curling Iron Heaters Electrical Fixtures of all Kinds. Electric Wiring , Plumbing , and Heating , Our Specialties. < Red Front Hardware Co. Valentine Charles Reece was in town the first of the week after freight. A. O. Coleman of McCann was in Valentine Tuesday. W. M. Shelbourne from Har mony was in town Tuesday , John Bryndia of Arabia was in town Monday and Tuesday. M. Christensen spent several days in Omaha the past week. A daughter was born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Goodrich of Cody. Dr. Edgar and wife from south west of town were in shopping Tuesday. Vivian Clarkson came up from Thacher Monday evening to .at tend a meeting of the Degree of Honor. On Sunday next there will be services in St. John's church , both morning and evening. Choir re hearsal on Saturday evening at 7:30. 7:30.Dr. Dr. and Mrs. Compton left for Honey Grove , Texas , Monday night. This is Dr. Compton's old home. They will be away about three weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sparks , 1 Mr. and Mrs. Nicholson and Mr. and Mrs. Jackson were dinner guests of J. A. Scott at Ft. Nio- brara Sunday. Miss Ruth Stetter , who is in a sanitarium in the Catskill moun tains , New York state , is regain ing her usual health. She will be home in the spring. Mr. and Mrs. * G. 'E ' Trace we 11 went up to Henry Sauerwein's near Crookston. Mr. Siuerwein is convalescing from pneumonia and is now able to sit up , Tom Van Buren and John Neiss returned last Friday from Sturgis , S. D. , where they were subpoeau- ed on a cattle case. The case was not prosecuted and the three sus pects were given their liberty. Mrs. Charles Kalkofen , who has been visiting her sister , Mrs. Bur ton Brackett , received word that her husband was sick and went to her home in Kilgore Saturday. Ja-nes Breuklander , her nephew , accompanied her. Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Sherman announ cing the arrival of a son Friday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. McClelland of Fullerton. Mrs. McClelland was formerly Miss Elsie Sherman of Valentine. i Miss Edith S. Doty and Frank A. Freel were united in marriage Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock by Rev. Haislup at the Methodist parsonage. They left for their new home near Lake , Tuesday , where the groom has a homestead. Mrs. S. E. Doty accompanied them to Valentine. The many friends of this young couple wish ' them much happiness and pros perity. George Hiller committed suicide at Hot Springs on Dec. 4. Wor ry over the loss of § 16,000 in a stone quarry is the reason given for him taking his own life. Mr. Hiller lived in Valentine several years ago and from here moved to Gordon and other towns west of here and finally settled in Hot. Springs. Mr. Hiller was about 58 .years old and had many friends. J. G. Stetter went to Hot Springs Tuesday to attend the funeral which was held on Wednesday , the Odd Fellows conducting the services. A suit or overcoat ordered within - * in the next ten days will be de- j live red by Christmas. Litest samples to select from C. H. Austin , the Tailor. 48 Merrinian. Roy Henzy spent Saturday and Sunday in Gordon. Alberta White is on the sick list with a severe cold. The M. W. of A. lodge gave a reception for their thirteen new candidates Tuesday evening. John Madsen and Carl Jorgen- seu were in from the south hills the first of the week. S. F. Clark bid farewell to the sand hills last Thursday evening going farther west to make his fortune. Mrs. Henry Sasenbery and daughter , Mrs. Dan Parker of Gordon , were guests at John Sas enbery's Saturday. Sparks. P. F. Simons went to Valentine M onday. Corn husking is about a thing of the past for this year. John Shelbourne Sr. . .marketed wheat at Valentine Tuesday. J. C. Herman lost five head of milch cows from stock disease. Ed Foster and Alva Todd mar keted cattle in Valentine Tuesday. Jake Fraun passed through here Tuesday enroute to Valentine with hogs. John Grooms Jr. lost some val uable horses in the stock fields re cently. Fred Copeland and Harry Polen were Valentine callers the last of the week. " ' D. E. Owens , Frank1 Grooms and Harrisson Morrisson market ed corn at J. C. Herman's last week. Charles Borland passed through here enroute to Tripp county the first of the week. Charles has been at Crofton , Nebr. , for some time. Mr. Peterson of Arabia picked up most everything for sale the past few weeks and now he will bring his hound and clean out the coyotes. Come on we'll help ex tend the welcome. The farmers of this vicinity greatly appreciate the work the commissioners are having done on big Sandy near the county seat. A few loads of straw and waste material help to improve this part of a long road especially for the tired teams. An automobile passed through this locality on the 5th of the month going eastward and a num ber of people estimate its SQsed at from 55 to 60 miles per hour. It could be heard for a "distance of four miles. A number of teams were scared and people were dodging in here and there to stop their teams from running away , tlarrisson Morrisson's team be came unnaanagablft and were head- 'ed in bick OL Pleas int Valley school house almost scared to death. The correspondent like many others does not favor this kind of driving in our locality and auto men will have to exercise a little more judgement or whole stacks of little trouble are await ing them. New style wire type Edison's G. E. lamps can be used in any position. 25 watt lamp 60c. 40 watt , 70c. Special prices for a short time only at id. I. Weinzim- mer's. Plumbing and Electrical shop. 40 Largest line of fancy Xmas can dies at the Home Bakery. 48-2 Rock Spring's Coal and all other kinds at Fischer's Hardware. * 38 Moray's for ray Xmas good * this year. " Best , cheapest. New Hats np II i < T T New to look at the new fall Shoes and idea styles get an * as to what are going New to be the style leaders Shirts and begin to make up your mind in regard New " " to the new "Togs" you Caps will want to buy soon. You'll find us , at all New times , glad to show NeckWear - the new goods ! New Wear and distinctive styles , in everything a manor New or boy wears are now Suits beiiig shown. New Trou sers H. W. HOENIG , Prep , S3C5ISSSE5 ! 2ZXSSSSS ! SOT3Za2ia2Cro N iT < ! x- -d Ffft 9r * I McQEER & CARROLL , Proprs. Fine Wines , Liquors and Cigars jjj Bourbon Whiskies : Rye Whiskies : 'A Old Crow , Sherwood , Hermitage , Guchenheimer , Cedar Brook , Sunny Brook , Spring Hill , and 29/year/old and Jas , E , Pepper , O , P. C , Taylor , 8 fc These whiskies were purchased in bond and came direct from the U. S. gov ernment warehouse. They are guar I anteed pure and unadulterated. Un excelled for family and medical use. Three Star Hcnnessy and Dreyfus Brandies , Imported Gordon and DeKuyper Gins , Guinness's Extra Stout. Bass Ale , Storz Blue Ribbon and Budweiser Beer , Valentine Nebraska ; S2525Xr22r2 X& 2 V2K5Z& E SELL Gen uine Java & Mocha Plantation Brand Chase & Sanborns McLaughlins XXXX Excelsior Brand Partner's Ak-Sar-Ben Why ! Bless my Soul ! _ _ _ , t Qolden QIow If s White House Coffee , VWINELL-WRIGHT CO. , White House BQSTQF * . CWCAGQ , Grocery Department Phone 5 Red Front Mercantile Co. Stetter & Tobien , Props. DEALERS IX All Kinds of Fresh and fait Meats. . . . Will buy your Cattle , Hogs , Poultry , Horses , Mules and anything you have to sell.