The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899, July 18, 1889, Image 6

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    The Sioux County Journal.
Published very Thursday.
Subscription Price, $2.00
LJ. SImkhm, - - - Editor.
Knterec at ibt H&rriaon po.t oJflc u s
nd class matter.
THIKSDAY, JILT 18,, 19.
THE JoCRJiAL has received, during the
past week, a large addition to its stock
of material and we are now prepared to
do as fine a line of commercial printing
as any office in this part of the state.
With new type, Dew press, new ink and
good workmanship at our command we
. feel warranted in saying that we can
five all our patrons entire satisfaction
in the quality of commercial work done
by us. When in need of anything in the
Jine of note heads, letter heads, envel
ppes, statements, checks, blanks, etc.,
call at The Jocrxal office and give us
trial. We shall continue to make The
JOCRSAL the best paper in this part of
the state and slm.ll work for the inter
ests of Harrison and Sioux county.
Au exioiivirt 1 iv the nam uf Thoru
hill, shot William- Barrett, near Oniora
Saturday evening. There was a woman
at the bottom of it. Tlie tidal wave of
crime seems to be still sweeping over the
land.
"Kid" Hawkins, the gambler who
killed a man at Hastings and escaped
punisliment, has been warned out of a
number of towns in the southern part of
the state. The people do not like him.
The June crop reports at the dejiiul
nient of agriculture shows tliat the condi
tion of the growing corn crop of Nebras
ka is better than that of any other state
in the union. Truly corn is king in 'our
glorious state.
Mrs. Tyler, widow of ex-President John
Tyler, died suddenly at Richmond, Va.,
on last Thursday. Mrs. Tyler was about
seventy years of age and married Presi
dent Tyler in the White House at Wash
ington.
Johnstown, N. Y., was visited by a
flood a few days ago and a number of
people drowned. The number of lost is
estimated at about twenty-five. John-
town appears to be an attractive name
for disasters.
The supervisors of Seward county
have offered a reward of f 1,000 for the
apprehension of the murderer of the
Leavitt girls, which occurred a few
weeks ago. The case is still as much a
mystery as ever.
The Lincoln Journal states tliat Gov-
Thayer authorizes the statement tliat he
will not be a candidate for a tliird term.
From the reported interview with Con
gressman Dorsey some draw the infer
ence that he aspires to the gorevnor's
chair himself. The foundation for that
belief may come to light later.
The indications are that by the 4th of
July loyO live stars instead of four can
be added to the national flag. The terri
tory of Wyoming is taking active steps
to get ready to put on the mantle of
statehood, and will, no doubt, be ready
so that the proper documents may be
passed by the next session of congress.
It is heped that the city of Lincoln has
at last secured Si supply of good water
sufficient to meet the demands of the
people. With the coming vote on the
prohibitory amendmeut approaching the
people of the capital city became desper
ate, for it would be impossible to live
and drink nothing but the abomnable
prater Lincoln has had in the past.
The republicans of Dawes county are
already getting into line for the coming
fll campaign. A meeting of the repub
ijican county central committee and party
workers was held a few days ago and
steps taken for a short, active campaign,'
and the convention will not be nntil late
in the season. The republicans of Dawes
county have level heads.
The levy made by the village board
aggregating 28 mills on the dollar valu
ation is said to be illegal and some who
have taxes to pay in the village inti
mate that they will make a grand kick
when the time comes. We would ad
vise the board to look the matter up or
they may find themselves in a hard row
of stumps should people decline to pay
the tax after they had arranged to spend
it
Last week the Omaha Herald was sold
to O. M. Hitchcock of the Omaha World.
The purchase price was 40,000. It is
evident tliat John A. McSlmne's experi
ence in the newspaper business has not
been as satisfactory as he expected it
would. He has neither, made himself rich
put of the enterprise nor did he find it of
enough influence to induce the people to
elect him to the governorship of Nebraska.
Deputy Collector Calhoun is still in
trouble and the probabilities are that be
will be called on to answer to the charge
ft embesdememV His father has offered
o make good the shortage and has en
deavored to get the department to drop
the matter, but the department does not
Wfcm that that ie the right way. It
ew-tiVjvn. Calhoun did the
3tg rrHii.ll mlly aad should he ee
f WMi thie time, he would de-
We are under obligations to Senator
Mauderson for a lot of public records,
which are very useful for reference. If
any of our readers desire any informa
tion these" books contain, they are at
liberty to call at Tue Jxrsal office and
peruse them.
Capt. E. C. Parkinson, of Seward, lias
been appointed sjiecial examiner of pen
sions. Capt. Parkins lias been a promi
nent person in (. A. R. circles and dur
ing the last session of the legislature
was sergeant-at-arms of the senate. He
will make an energetic official.
Walt Mason, who lias presided over
the "Topics" column of the Lincoln
Journal for a long time has severed his
connection with that paper and will now
use his ability to make the Cull more in
teresting. Mason is one of the brightest
purugraphers in the wot and should he
devote his ability to his work and not
allow the drinking habit to control him.
he would make his mark high up in the
rucord of journalism.
Tiie Holt county
ers have joined in
republican publish
new schedule of
rates for the publication of land no
tices. Owing to the increasing size of
the final proof notice now required by
the department, they have decided to
raise the rate on them to $7.."0 for sin
gle, and on consolidated $7.50 for first
and S-'i.OO for each additional. The price
on contest notices remains the same.
Chrtilrrm Juvmtil.
Mawpin, the man and desperado recent
ly arrested in Brown county, was riddle
wan uuiieis last, rsauiruay nigiil, while
in his cell at Bassett. A band of vi
lantes did the work. They overpowered
the sheriff, battered down the jail door
and when they reached the cell occupied
by Maupin one of the mob fired a shot at
him and this proved the signal of genera
shooting. It is probable that death
would liave been the prisoner's doom had
the law been allowed to take its course.
Little Cottonwood.
Wasn't that a glorious rain last Friday
night?
Corn is booming since the rain.
There was a good attenlance at Sun
day school at Pine Top last Sunday.
Roth of the saw mills on Cottonwood
are running at full blast this week.
A. L. Dove is doing good work with
his new Buckeye binder.
Henry liixson brought down a fine
buck with tliat new Winchester of his,
last week.
John Spears can boast of the finest
piece of small grain in the valley.
f 1 1 .1 t .
vur oiu uine inenu uvven Shay was
calling in the valley last week.
Chas Grove has engaged the school in
district jo. 6, lor the lall and winter
term.
A political meeting has been called at
the school house in district No. 3 for
July 23rd. We have not learned the
object of the "meeting as yet, but exjiec t
to be able to give an account of it next
(From lust week.
Harvest is at hand.
airs. Brown, ol Ames, Iowa, is visit
ing with her sons Horace and George.
Sunday School in district No. 3 is pro
gressing finely.
Messrs. Rigles and -Kirk, of Collins,
were pleasant callers at these quarters
last Saturday.
r -t
jiiirvj fluuie varey s new uweiling is
nearing completion. Mr. Willis Otey is
superintending the work of construc
tion.
Mr. John Elsbury, of Marshal county,
Iowa, has taken a claim near the head
of Little Cottonwood and will snnn
with his family, take up his abode there.
BertHiggins has taken a large tie
contract and the B. & M. through this
section will soon be supplied with such
timbers.
Miss Hattie Carey is attending insti
tute at Cliadron this week.
At the recent school meeting in dis-
umtouiibb oi mieen mills wn.
voted and A. C. Dove was elected treasurer.
G. M. Burson contemplates coiner on
the railroad to work soon. He expects
to run quite a large force and as he is
an old hand at the business he will nn
doubtedly succeed well.
George Arrasmith expects to return to
his old home in Storey, Iowa, as soon as
he is able to travel. We are sorrv to
lose George as a citizen of this commu
nity for he is a good boy.
Won Items.
Henry Kreman is digging a well.
Decker, Devenport and Gates were
passengers for Harrison Satuiilay.
. W. Kemp is laying his corn by.
John Mcintosh went to Chadroa the
first of the week.
They report the Sunday school in n.
flourishing condition in district No. X.
C. H. Rigdons children have the dip
thena. '
They don't furnish water for train
at the school houses on White River.
Wonder what the trouble is between
pretty low down Ih-ii I advomte
lync hing on a Iwar-y ?
j rom l.i-t --k.j
A sunday school lias been organized in
distric t No. 1.
.I..vvM's saw mill is on the head ot
Deep c reek but will move to S. W
Kenin's pla'-e in a short time.
rimer M. FarliiiL' lias (foue to the
Platte river with a load of lumlier.
nenry Kreman lias tlirowu his break
ing plow aside and is tending his corn
with a cultivator this year.
Pete Shuir is staying on his claim this
summer.
The war clouds are beginning to a
Iear in district No. 18.
A nice slower on the 6th made every
thing look green again.
Wheat and corn is doing well in spite
of the late dry sjell.
Leroy Hall is having the zke drained
at the old lake ranch.
'h.VE IN WliJTE RIVER JUSTICE COURT.
Time two o'clock in the morning.
Enter constable with prisoner arrested
in Dawes county for committing an as
sault, in August. 1KS, while working
on government reserve. Enter justice
just awakened and very sleepy. After
reading the complaint and a little pre
liminary talk and advice and without
swearing either iarty the justice asks;
"Are you guilty or not guilty?"
"Not Guilty."
"Are you a married man?"
"Yes."
"Have you a family'r"
."Yes."
' Have you any childreu'r''
"Yes." '
"How inanv'r"'
"Three."
"How old are they?"
"One is five years old, one two and
one aliout a month old."
"Have you any wrsonal pro(ierty?"
"Yes, I have a little."
"Have you any bursts'?"
"No." '
"Have you any cattle?"
"1 have two cows."
"Have you any other peisonal projx-r-ty?"
' "Yes, a little."
"Are you living on a homestead, pre
emption or deeded land'?"
"Deeded land."
"If you have no horses how do you
farm'?"
"I rent my farm."
"Oo vuii live off the rent?1'
"Partly."
"How do you make a living?"
"Selling wood, washing or anything I
can make a dollar at." "
"Are you guilty or not guilty?"
"I will plead guilty to hitting him
with a roc k."
"I shall have to fine you twenty-five
dollars and costs and also require vou to
give bonds to keep the peace."
The complainant lieing a single man
with no family his examination was
very short.
Kicker.
J. if- COOK.
Aovre sraxi RascU
Brand C on left jaw. Makes especially
of breeding Roadsters, Draft and
Horses; also red and bla. k Polled .little.
Be
MACHINES
The best.
HARVEST IS COMING,
and you need a good machine to cut
your grain.
I have a complete line of the Cele
brated BUCKEYE self-bindei, mowers,
table-rake combined reajiers and mowers
and the UNEXCELLED BUCKEYE
RAKES.
Repairs for all the Buckeye machines
on liand. Give me a tall and get my
prices before purcliasing a machine.
JOHN THORNTON.
The best
MACHINES.
Buckeve.
Range on Running Water,
fice
HaIUU-Vj.N', -
Pot Of-
C. H. Andrews & Co.,
-Italur in-
Drugs,
Paints,
Brushes,
Oils,
-AND-
Fine Toilet Goods,
STATIONERY & PERFUMES.
BEST C I GARS
IN THE CITY.
Wm. Christensen,
Wholesale and Retail
Hardware.
A large and well scl.-cted stock
ALWAYS ON HAND.
ACORN STOVES. BARBED WIRE
at prices to suit the times. Agents for
CHAMPION BINDERS AND
Mowers.
Chadron, - Neb.
MBi
full, lll,rtr.llf TC?l.!',Ci,l&,nihlS
pk, jsassar 2:
Joseph Pfost,
luler in
Farm Machinery, Rear
Mowers, Rakes, Cultivators J
BINDING TWINE.
THE DEEMNG MACHII
liEsTlNTIIEMAI.KIX
.MACHINE EXTRAS
Come and examine my stock bef
purchasing.
DO NOT FORGET
That the firm of
CONLEY REIDY & POLUl
f Are Here U 8tay und do
A STRAIGHT FORWARD
, HONORABLE BUSINE5
We would respectfully u attention of the public to the
that we are preuirwl to make fann loans in
SIOUX, DAWE8 and BOX BUTTE COUNTIES JO
on
The Most Liberal Term
Final proof money udvauccd
Without Extra Charge.
Ll Offlw busing will receive KPBf lAL ATTENTION
Contests Initiated,
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