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About The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 22, 1891)
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. The Sioux
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At3E SIOUX COUNTY ,.
jmMi Editor aad Proprietor.
X)UGHT AND 80LD
Ja1 Security Co.,
I HARRISON, NEB.
!1f DEM AN, FTMldent.
its Giiuch, Vice-President.
. V- Jokes, Secretary.
" C. K. Vbbitt. Treasnrer.
H. T. Coklbt, Attorney.
fhave on our lists over thirty
R E FARMS in this county
Jhjeh we can sell on LONG
TIME and EASY PAY-
fties wishing to buy or sell should
'nought and sold on comrais
) &i the county
be had on ap
tion, for dis-Wion,
i HEIHASKA bicukict 00.
A kitchen girl, at onoe, at
fA. Cunningham is treating his
Tehop to a coat of paint David
j is doing the work.
'cottage prayer meetfng will be
(Thursday evening Jan. 22nd at
ypatMrs Basaett's room. The
I exercises will consist of a brief
too of the lesson for tW following
I Indian war is over. Some of
tone will likely be kept on the
xor some time until all is quiet
I do further cause for the settler
imid of Indian raids.
L Idfe 'linger lost her pocket book
Mb, containing a twenty dollar
. ,o til vet dollars and some small
i, ana so rar no trace oi it nas oeeo
t It may be that some one
i ttaiight they Needed it
' good deal of space in this issu is
ad by tHe proceedings of the coun
Vd and the semi-annual statement
i county treasurer. A perusal Of
Iter will demonstrate that the fl
A ootiditioQ of tha county Is con
Wy improved. It alio shows just
Bouut of warrants) issued against
vy of 1800.
Whoed LvitiltM: W hare a food
V of seasoned lumber constantly on
M our mill on West Bom. 10
I feet $10.00; 14 and 10 feet $12.00
)saod feet First-class native
!a always on hand. First-class 8:
i-class $8 per thousand.
f 4.K Aft!.
I would be a good plan for parties
f to begin criminal action against
t to consult the county attorney
V getting out a complaint A com
i not properly made is worthless
B begin a wit and hare it dismissed
xouot of' defective papers only
cost-for the coVnty.
mewting of the Pleasant Bour
ott Tuesday evening was well at
1 Steps are being taken to make
jgaaifmtion fwrmatWnt and estat.
I Ubrary therewith. Th plan t or
ao excellent one and should be as
by H who Uvor intellectual ad
Jimeiit. Tlw hih rnv ivri Tmps
v:trifc- n(, 7(0, ahwrp. All r. v 1,
, i 00 Hal.)
t HsBBiao, M(b., Jan. IS, 1890.
Jloard of commissioners met lo reffular
lTot: John A. ureea.Cftt C. Howg.
Fred . W. Knott end clerk.
Minute of IxsUBJsUns; read and apprared.
Tke following Aclal bonds were present
M and anproved :
Samuel W. Hall, assessor Bodarc preclmrt:
Sapinel W. Hall, road overseer district So.
Uaiuel W. Hall, justice of (be peace, H
M. J. Weber, constable. White EiVer pre'
O. J. ttowey, assessor,' Lower BuDulng Wa
ter. J. II. Cook. anMor Bunning' Water pre
cinct. Daulel A. Publow, assessor, Cottonwood
jJobn.G. Klbule,;road overseer,. dttrlcto,
L. W. Bryan, road'overseerllstrlet Mo. I.
Geo. W. Cobb, aascMor, Antelope precinct.
8. W. Kemp, road overseer, district No. 11
V. C. Hutchlngs' statement of iiettlenient
a road overseer for dUtiict No. 10 for tbe
year IMO was examined end a certificate is
sued to N. C. Hutching for tbe sum of 14. M
on road district fund of dUtrict;No. 10
8. W. HU' statement of settlement as
road overaeer for district No. 6 for tbe year
IHW was examined and a eertlflcateiatued to
8. W. Hall for tbe sum of . on road dis
trict fund of district No. 6.
Cbas. E. Shllfi statement.of .settlement as
road overseer for district No. "4 for tbe year
fM was examiued and a certlncute Issued to
(-has. Miilt.for'tne sum of .B3S.00 Wioad,dl.
trlct fund of district No. 4.
8. W. Kemp's statement' of settlement as
road overeoer for.distrlct No. 11 for.tbe year
1N0 was examined and a certillcate.lssued to
8. W. Kemp for tbe sum of.KI0.00 on road.dis
tiictfund.ofdl.trlctNo.il. On motion board adjourned for.dinner un
til one o'clock p. in.
Tbe county clerk mude a statement to" tbe
board In regard to tbe provisions sent to. the
county for tbe poor and asked that a com-
lttee be unpointed to dlstrlbute.nie same.
After consideration1 the..matter w a post
poned until Jan. 14. 1891.
J ustlce.doc Set of.IsoaiJS.cIntoshN'as ex
The annual settlement of the following
Earned road overseers'.were examined and
certificates for the amounts stated Issued to
them respectively on tbe different rond di
C. L. Columbia, S2T.00. district No. 7 road'
L. W. Bryan,-7.00.dtstrict No.4.road;rdtid.
Hsnry.Waseenburger.tKMidistrlct No.. 1
N. O. Whlte.tW.OOdl.trlct No. ll.roadfund.
Kamuel Tebbet,:o.OO.'district No. 6 road
H. U'tnonklng,'B17.M.dlstrlct No. .8 road
J. C. L. Bugland, 1(1.00 district No. 1 road
Affidavit and communication from T. E. A
1C. V.;BK. Co. In regard to labor tax was pre
sented and after due consideration, on mo
tion, the clerk was and is hereby Instructed
to notify tbe railroad authorities that they
did not appear to perform tbe labor at the
proper time and cite them to the eta
Demand of Satterlee'A Walker," attorneys
for W. W. Seymour that the board1 Include
In their estimate of expenses for
the year IMI an amount suf
ficient to pay certain claims against
Sioux county was considered and on
motion lald.over until Jan. 14, 1S91.
L The following statement of county elerk
was presented and, on motion, approved:
Statement of fees received by Conrad Lin-
deman, county clerk of Sioux county, Ne-
braka, for the year ending Januury 1, 18V1 :
For recording Instruments, filing cbattle
'mortgages and district court fees 81308
For work on assessor's books and ser
vices on board of Insanity I9 60
For three.fourtns yeaf salary 900.00
Paid deputy. 700.00
On motion tbe board ordered through G.
Guthrie a carload of coal at Ungrate of 86.00
per ton delivered in bin at court bouse.
Claim of hi O. Hull, for 1873.00 for services
at county attorney, was taken up and, on
On motion tbe clerk be and Is hereby In
structed to surrender to the Home rtre In
surance company the policy for Insurance
on the court house and request of said com-
pany to withdraw allowed account No.644,
filed Ang--i4t , 1W, and allowed August J,
18W, and inform said company that they will
consider a just claim for premium
On motion the board accepted tke propo
sition of Cbas. Ki Verity and 8. H. Jones to
Insure tbe court houss for 87,000 and tha
county recordsi books, furniture and fix
tures for 81,000 In the Springfield Fire and
Marine and.North .British and 1'noenlx of
Hartford Insurance companies for five years
for tbe sum of two hundred and forty dol
Ian, against firs and lightning only.
Petition of A. K. Gates .and otberajfor a
road commencing at tbe northwest corner
of section I, township 80, range M, and run
nlng east uu.seetlon.llne to the northwest
corner of section 1, twp SO, rang as; thence
north to tke northwest corner of eeotlen M,
twp 11, range At, theuee east to the northeast
corner of section SB, township II, range
Hi was presented, and the same being
what Is known as a consent road, the pell
Uou was granted and tbe line described de
clared to be a public road.
Ou motion board adjurued until ( o'clock!
e.m.iJau. 14, lovl.
Hamison, Maa., Jan. 14, urn.
Beard of commissioners met as per ad
journment. Present : Grove, Green, Knott and elerk.
situates of last ueeUttg readjand, approv
ed. lite demand of aattertoe A Walker, attor
ney tor M . A . Msyiuour, w tits boai-d that
UH.f .UC.UUO 1U UiVil ltlitfM Ut VApUiMMS
lor Mie ysar lasl, cei twin allowed, viaiui oi
W . W . awy uiour, auU uivtude Um eauui la tbe
levy for lest, aud issue warnwts for tUe
same, including lute rest, as Sood as the lery
or Ule yei imI !;) hu uvuii.uio, wm
.:. ..II' I u.luf ,;,..,.,... ,,-HI
.!.!. U M, OK UIWli'.'ll, rvl M'TV'1
rWtloe of Bobrrt Barrlsosl uii&t&SlSn
the wrtabllaSj stent of a road to eomsjisasi a
1 1 1 i n MiiM, is tsra SB- rassie
at, la Cotton wil precinct, road dissrtet Vef
. and ruaalasj thence three miles and tkrea
fourtks of a mile west, tbenee eoatbweet te
a pine tree; tbenee so til on ridge aboot 18
rods; thence ok west side of rlds to tS ef
bUl; tbenee south and west of breaks Of Ce
sar and Spring oaayons to the center of sta
tion twenty; tbenee south aad west
the line of old Umber road, and on tbe
practical rout, and terminating at
southwest corner of section thirty-five, twp
S, range M, and all other papers relating to
said road wen taken up, and after da eea-
sideratlon. the request was treated aad the
line as surveyed by tbe surveyor aad re
ported by the commissioner declared a pub
The proposition of L. J. Simmons aad
Davis SUngerland to publish the comsals-
a loners' proceedings were considered.
both being the same rate (one-third legal)
Thk Sioux Coorrt Joobbal was, on motion.
declared tbe oeadal paper of Sioux eoaaty
for the year 1181.
On motion D. H. Grlswold, Thomas Relay
and Conrad Lindeman be and are hereby ap
pointed a committee to attend to the dlstrl
button of supplies for the poor donated to
81onx' county, and that the county elerk.ee
and Is hereby Instructed to sppolnt oae Jus
tice of the Deuce la each precinct, and in
precincts In which there no justices, oae re
sponsible cltixen to whom shall Ibe. present
ed appllcetlons.for ald,nd uponhe certlfl
cate of whom aid shall be Issued for seeds
or provisions tbst may be donated to Sioex
cou.-tv during Uie'ys&r 1891, and the provis
ions at present donated tb be dntrlbuted by
the committee wlthout.certlflchtee from Jus
tla of the peace.
Affidavit and request of B. F. Johnson in
regard toarf undlng. taxes was taken up and,
on motion, the request was refused on tbe
ground that affiant did not pay taxes under
protest as required by law.
Affidavit and request.of Baitlstt Bfchards
in regard to refunding taxes was taken up
and, on motion, rejected.on the ground that
the property taxed was not taxed twice or
double, but taxed separaOsly, part ot same
being listed as real, lata is and perta'.im
provsmente on same.
The statement of M. Gayaart, county
treasurer was'examlned and, on motiontiap
The board proceeded to get tbe Informa
tion necessary in order to select the names
of persons from which to draw a petit Jury
to serve at the February term of the district
court. Tbe names of all persons who were
drawn as Jurors for the past two years were
first obtained. The abstract of votes cast-at
tbe last general election was examined and
tbe total number of votes polled wss foaad
to be 4M. It was foand that there was an
election held In Sheep Creek precinct
tbe assessor's book of saiof preelnct was es
amlned and found to contain ten names ef
persons who arc eligible a Jurors, iinjrtkjfj
total of 46B voters to ssiact.nsntet from.By
the number of persons to be listed for jury
purposes, it was found that one person could
be Us tod as Juror for each 1 electors found
In each precinct. The following list names of
persons eligible for Jurors was then selected
from the different precincts:
Andrews preclnct-a votes J. W. Robinson.
Antelope precinct 14 votes John P. Eck.
art, John Weber.
Bowen preclnct-74 votes Henry Warneke,
William A.'Blgelow, Kobert Wilson, W. II.
Green, Eugene Bigelow, D. II. Grlswold,
Pason Higcluw, G. W. Hester, Kggert Boh-wer.
Bodarc precinct-SO votes 8. W. Hall, C. L.
Columbia, 11 Smith, C. D. Plimpton.
Five Points precinct SB votes H. 8. Wood
ruff, r. If. Smith, James Procunler, S. B. Cof
fee, Joshua Baker.
Cottonwood precinct 08 votes William
B. Dove, Andrew Procunler, William Kla
berry, W. D. Artier, D. C. Grosbeck, James
Eveson, George Brown, Kli Sowars, William
Hat Creek preclnet S7 votes J. C. Par
sons, A. Orton, H. C. Doan, George Cant.
Lower Bunning Water precinct 17 votes
O. J. Gowey, Alvln W. Nicholson.
Montrose precinct 47 votes II. Zimmer
man, James Clerk, Joseph Asbton. Alex
Williams, sf. D. Jordon. Peter Henry, David
Bunning Water precinct 18 votes J. 1L
Cook, Arthur st. Green.
Snake Creek precinct 17 votes Frank
Harris, E. C. Bird.
Sheep Creek preeenct 10 votes Martin J.
White Blver precinct 47 votes H. G.
Stewart, M. J. Weber, 5. C. Hutcbiugs, Isom
S. Mcintosh, J. Stlmson, K. 8. Q. Hamaker.
Waroonnet precinct 4S votes A. B. Dew,
A. B. Kennedy, Oscar Garten, John Blee-
dorff, Charles Biehle, Chas. K. Shut.
In proportioning tbs number of names on
ths above basis it wss found that it would
take but 49 names and as Hat Creek has tbe
largest fraction, the one name required to
make tbe full number was assigned to said
On motion board adjourned until t o'clock
a. m. January ,1s,
Habbisox, Ncb Jan. is, Ml.
Board met pursuant to adjournment.
Present Commissioners Green, Grove,
Knott and clerk.
Minutes of last meeting read and approved.
On motion tbe treasurer be and la hereby
Instructed to transfer from the bridge fund
of 1890 tbe sum of 8(00.00 to the general fund
On motion the clerk be and Is hereby in
structed to draw a warrant on tbe general
fond of UttO, for the sum of 800.00, In favor
of A. K. Dew in payment of balance due on
field notes of Sioux county.
The second proposition of Davis A SUn
gerland in regard to publishing commission
rs' proceedings aad legal notices wss taken
up and being as that matter was disposed of
at tbe meeting of Jan. 14th, the board re
Jccted tbe same.
Ou motion J. M. Robinson and Robert Wit
son were appointed Justtoos of the psaee for
On utotlou 8t R. Story was appointed jos
tles of the peace for Antelope precinct.
On luoUoa o. J. Gowey was appointed Jut
tieu of toe peace let Aaiwer itauuiug Water
mi uiouaii J. M. uook waa annolntad lua-
ftloe of the pesos for Running Water pre-
on motion T. B. Snyder was appointed Jus-
i f a'.!.. l-'t . hi-.-p t.'r.-.'-H ilt.v;iu l.
ifn yniu"n J,k Um i nt wtti .'I'tMHntcil ;'
On mot&on Valentine Thomas was appoint
s4 road overseer for Sheep Creek precinct.
On motion tb elerk waa and Is hereby in
structed to attend to having the cistern
covered with plank covering.
On motion, county clerk be and is hereby
las true ted to purchase a stove for court
loom according to recommendations of tbe
Oo motion board adjourned for dinner. -
-On motion, the clerk beraUoejMF1 a sstar
sf 8S0SO9 for tbe yearn! , as der k-fo coon-
On Bsetioo, the connty clerk be allowed an
assistant at a salary not to exceed (Oao for
the year UOl.
' On motion, tbe county superintendent be
allowed 88J0 per day for tbe year lstl.
On motion, Philip MoCann was appointed
Isaeesor for Hat Creek precinct.
? The 1 olio wing estimate for expenses for
Ike year Ml was made:
Plstrlct court expenses,.. 88.000
Roads and Bridges 9,000
Indebtedness and Interest as indicated
' by mandamus in favor of Bank of Har
Institute , 100
Insane and poor fund .... .- 800
Soldiers relief fund 900
On motion, Solomon R. Story was appoin
ted a member of soldiers relief commission.
On motion board adjourned without day.
Notice of Contest.
U. 8. La mo officb,
CBAUBOM, NBB. 1
Dec. It. 1890.
Comnlaint No. tMt bavins- been entered at
this office by Hugh W. MacLachlan against
John A. Scrlvuer for failure to comply with
law as to timber culture entry no. owh, dated
January 11, 1HW1, upon tbee H nw 14,wi( nw X
anu nw X sw , secuon- is, lownsnip a.
range 58, in sioux county, neurasaa, witn
view to the cancellation of said entry; con
testant alleging that said claimant has
wholly abandoned said tract in that he has
failed to break or otberwlae cultivate any
portion or said tract since making said, en
try, and that he hasalled to cure such do
reels up to oate oi tms .amuavit, to wn
Dec. 8. lft.
The said parties are hereby summoned to
Sppear at this ofllce on the 19 day or Febru
ary IH91. at 10 o'clock a. m.. to respond and
furnlab testimony concerning said alleged
1 ui lure.
Testimonv of witnesses will be taken be
fore George Walker, a notary public, at his
office in llarrlson, Neb., on the A day of Feby
imvi, at to a. m. J r. rowcae, neoeiver.
H. T. COMLBT,:Contestant's Atty. 16-
In the DlstrlcfCourtof Sioux county, Ne
L. Alice Watson, plaintiff, vs. Elmer Mc
Farllng and K. 8. Ormsby, , trustee, defend
tioe that on tne sotn day or September, lsss,
Dlalntlff nereln filed his petition In the Dis
trict Coart of Sioux county, Nebraska,
against said defendants, tbe object and
nraver off which are to foreclose a certain
mortgage executed by said Blnisr MeFarllng
to W. J. Bowden upon.lota I and 4 andJ) H ot
NW of Section 4, township 80, ; Range
as, wsst oi ut stn r. si., in iuoux county
Nebraska, to secure the payment of 10
m-oiniaaorv notes dated Nov. 17th. M.
the first one of said notes being for the sum
of 84.66 and due and payable on the 1st day
of July UM. The other 9 notes being for the
sum of 88-75 each, and one of tbem falling
due and payable every alx mouths thereaf
ter. Said note and mortgage provide that If
aeiauit tie maae in ins payment oi any one
of said notes for more than ten days, or if
there be defsuit in tns payment of any in'
terest when tbe same becomes due, tbe
whole amount secured by said mortgage
shall become due and collectable, at once.
Before tbe nommencment of this suit
said W. J. Bowden sold, endorsed and dcllv
ered said note and mortsnure to the nlain
tiff who Is now tbs owner and bolder there
Def ault has been made in the payment of
tbe said notes which became due ou tbe 1st
day July, 1889: thelst day of January, 1890, and
the 1st aav of July. 1890. for more than ten
days and plaintiff elects and declares that
the whole amount secured by said mortgage
Is now due and payable. That there is .now
due upon said notes and mortgage the sum
of 889.40, for which sum.with Interest from
Sept. 80th, 1H90, plaintiff prays for a decree
tnat tne aeienaant, aimer aocr arnng, dc re
quired to pay the same, or that said prem
isea may bo sold to satisfy the amount
You are required to answer said petition
on or before tne letn day or reuruary, mi.
L. Alice WATSoir,.Plaintiir.
Dated Jan. 7th, Ml.
fl7-il By W. W. Wood, Attorney.
To Secure Nebraska Settlers.
In another column appears the adver
tisement of the Nebraska Security Com
pany. Some time ago a number of our
business men determined to make an ef
fort to draw immgration to Sioux county
and act to work to perfect an organiza
tion for that purpose. The company
waa formed and is composed of parties
from .among, the leadins; men of the
place. Sheriff Reidy has been absent for
about six weeks and visited a number Of
places both in the eastern part of this
state and in Iowa in the interests of
Sioux county and tbe Nebraska Security
Company and it will not ;be long until
the results of his work will become ap
parent The company wilt do a largo amount
of advertising in tha east, arrangements
already having been made to place ad.
vertieemenu in over 500 papers
each week and such work is cer
tain to attract attention to Sioux coun
ty. People will And out that there is
free land here, free timber and good wa
ter to be had bore, aod also that they
can pure has improved land cheap aad it
ia safe to say that there are hundreds in
the east who an looking for just such
placoa ia which to locate.
' The members and officers of tha Ne
braska Security Company are such as to
give people ooafideoce in the institution
and the entire county will be tbe gainer
by their effort
19 UPON US,
And now is tne
TIME TO BUY
Stoves and Furnr
COME IN AND SEE US,
GRISWOLD & MARSTELLER.
Oats and Bran Always on
WE BEAT CRAWFORD PRICES!
Barrel and Rock Salt for Cattle.
Com in and see our new lot of TEAS in FANCY BASKETS, only (HTcsnts
A New Stock! of HATS for MEN,
WOMEN and CHILDREN,
RELIABLE GOODS AND LOWEST PRICES.
RANCH TRADE SOLICITED,
Ranch Supply House.
MacLachlan & Cook, Props.
Sugar aad public speakers And Ayer's
!fhrrv Portoml invnUutlilH. It never
fails lo clmuw Uifi Urn nil. utid stiytiuiliurt
j hf vine,
John Pietersen was in from Indian
creek last Saturday.
Sheriff Reidy arrived on last Saturday
from an extended trip east.
A. R. Kennedy contributed on sub
scription yesterday. ...
A. Hasselquist contributed on subscrip
tion on Tuesday.
Charles Palmer writes us to send The
Jocbmal to him at Canton.
Deputy Sheriff Decker was up on of
ficial business last Thursday and Friday.
A. T. Hughson was up from Andrews,
yesterday and called ana contributed on
W. B. Wright and family returned on
Friday from Ihetr visit to Sioux City and
Mrs. Mollis Reynolds who has been
visiting Mrs. H. A. Cunningham went
east last Friday evening.
M. J. O'Connell, who presides over the
school at Montrose, was 1n Harrison on
Isadora Richstein brought us a ' fine
quarter of beef to apply on subscription.'
Such things are always appreciated.
Z. O. Deuel sent us a tine quarter of
venison from bis home in Wyoming last
Saturday. Us knows that good things'
are appreciated by the editors family.
Adj. Eaton, of the 2nd regiment N. N.
O., was in Harrison over Bunday settling
up the expenses of Co. U while here.
H via.tX'd tut) (,uJ lruuU ou Sundav and
R. R. Randall, Sr. of Lincoln, special
agent of the Nebraska Relief Commission
was in Harrison yesterday looking after
the needs of Sioux county. The gentle
man stated that the intention was that
the people of Nebraska should not starve
nor nave to leave tbe country for want
of seed, our settlers should not be dis
couraged. A bright future is in store
for Sioux county.
The following is the 'list drawn to
serve as jurors at the February term of
district court, -as made by Clerk of the
District Court Lindeman and Sheriff
.Reidy: R.8.Q. Hamaker, Payson Bige
low, Andrew Procunier, William R.
Dove, 8. B. Coffee, D. H. Oriswold, Isom
8. Mcintosh, William A.. Bigelow, Charles
Biehle, Joseph Ashton, N. C. Hutcoings
Alvin W. Dickenson, Oeorge Brown
Frank Harris, David Anderson, Charles
E. Shilt, A. Ortor, Joshua Baker, O. W.
Hester, Peter Henry, Alexander Wil
liams, John Rioedorff, Eggert Rohwer,
H. Q. Stewart
' The defeated candidate for county at
torney of Sioux county contested too
right of Hugh T. Conley, the attorney
elect, to take his seat, but the court
knocked out tbe contest on a demurrer
that it was not commenced within tb
time prescribed by law. Hugh is
"corker," to draw it mild, and the soon
er tbe small bore fellows of Sioux coun
ty realise this fact, U better it will to
for them, Ansley Chrmkk,
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