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rEiZrRJZSOILSr. 1ST IE IE.. APBIL 27, 1893.
THE SIOUX COUNTY
Work for new settlers.
On lust Saturday Sol
L. J. Simmons. Editor aud Proprietor.
Old papers for wile nt The Jouisai. j
office. 5 cents per dozen, j
inu acres aujoimng Jiarrisou Ioj- tuJc j l,rotfitr in-law of Ed. Smilev
et a bargain, if taken soon.
SIMMON'S & Sunxv.
F. E. t H. V It. H. Tune lable.
Going Went. Coing Kasi.
Ko. , mixed, 11 :15 STo. , uiiieu
Wheat jx-r bushel
0t per bushel.
Cora per bushel .
3Uort-jier hundred Ifc
Brn-per hundred lb
reed chopped per hundred B
I'otatoen per busliol
Butter ix r tb ,
Poultry per rioz
Onio:,!i per ft.. .
Col per ton.
w oou- prr cord
Lumber nntlvc per in. ft
" Col lected every Thursday.
Hides bought at the harness shop.
Highest market prices paid for
"heat. , Gxust OiTHWR.
ix"" J. II. Bartell, Harrison, Neb., deals
in pumps and windmills. Satisfaction
If you want to si II your land, list it
with Simmon & Smiley, real estute
, y Tiiere was moui'iiir;
i:. i. rontius me nrst ol llio wee It on
account of the death of Mi's Jennie's pet
For rent or sale at a bargain, a
liess lot and building in a good location
in Harrison. Simmons & Smiley.
0. W. Stevens had the misfortune
to mash Ins haud ipiite badly while re
moving a heavy tank from a wagon
Take out a policy in the Preferred
Mutual Accident Association. It is
cheap aud reliahle. I.. J. Simmons,
Land seekers from the east part of j
. the stale say that the laud is in much
tietter condition for the crops here than
it is where they came from.
J. V. Hunter had his Cleveland Bay
stalliou in tow n last Saturday for mspec
tion by horse men. Good horses do much
to help build up a country, and are a
source of profit to the farmers.
"-rrjn ssw.a-'T, UiW At of April,
J893, at o'clock, p, m., in Harrison,
Nebraska, 1 will sell to the highest bid
der for cash, a good work -horse, weight
1,300 pounds. H. T. C0.NT-EY.
There is a demand for hands to work
pn the farms in this vicinity. It would
liot take an army of men to supply tlio
demand, but a number of meu willing- to
work could find employment at good
Wages, '.. '
The aid society will meet at the
church Friday afternoon at 2... o'clock.
ll memliers are earnestly urged to be
present, as their dues for two quarters
are past due and should be paid at once.
Visitors are always welcome.
t-rl will run a herd on Duck creek, near
Ardmore the coming season. The stock
will be well taken care of and kept on
good grass. Only 75 cents a head
for cattle and $1.00 u head for horses
(op the season of six months.
J, V. OSTRANDKK.
- -.-Some people who were very anxious
to sell their land a short lime ago have
come to the conclusion not to sell or to
considerably increase the price. Any
one in the east who intended to come
here to buy cheap land will find that it
p not so cheap sis it was.
, The weather for the past week has
(lot been as warm as some would like to
tives or friends whom they expect from
j the east to locate here. They d not tell
them to wait awhile tind see, but that
they had better get here if they want to
j;et choice hind.
Some of t lie fanners near town say
that their grain is coming up anil the
loose stock is annoying 1b:-iii. People
should take a hint and see that their
stuck is taken care of, for no one wants
his crop destroyed after havie.g put it
in the ground.
h Jlichste'm has reiuoned the parti
tion from in front of the bur in his sa
loon, thus indicating that he intends to
go somewhere according to law in the
coi.duet of his place. In his business
transactions he should he protected in his
rights as well lis re;rul-,ited by la v.
I;.y reference to the eoiumunieat ion
I from the land ofiioe which appears in an
i other column, it will he seen lh.it by
proper proceedings a timber claim cau be
proved up on without showing how
many trees are growing thereon.
The dance at the court house hall on
Friday evening was not as largely at
tended as it would have been had the
g at the home of weather not been quite so threatening in
'appearance. Enough were present, so
I that a oleasant time was enioyed.
! Three homestead tilings were made
iuisi-j on Monday before noon. Whn folks be
gin to lake land in that fashion it. means
th'U if a person wants to get a claim
and knows of one that suits him he hud
butter not fool around about it.
llio tanners who are using press
drills for the first time are highly pleas
ed with the work lor they see thai it is
almost certain to bring better i suits
j than the old way and it is quite likely
that most -of the. grain in future will He
put in with such machines.
- -- Ilijurv Oovev received the sad news
the last of the week of the
death of his mother which occured at
Seward on the 10th Inst. She wa.i near
ly !!) years old, having been born in Au
gust, 1807, and had been sick for some
V B. F. Thomas has been appointed a
member of the advisory council of the
worlds oongress auxiliary -on,, fuuiih cul
ture which meets in Chicago during the
coming summer. Farmers ,,tttihing to
attend from this county ciin get cards of
introduction from him.
The farmers are putting in a large
acreage of crops this season. A crop of
100 acres is not at all unusual for a fa rni
er to report. Another noticeable thing
is that more pains are being taken to do
the work as it should be done than was
ever done in this locality before and the
results will be much more satisfactory.
In speaking of the injury sustained
by George Williams at school last week
an error was made. It was the same
arm broken that was broken last fall but
this time it was broken nearer the wrist,
and there is danger of resulting in a stiff
ened joinh It has been a very painful
Every day wo learn of new people
who are coming and others who are tak
ing steps to secure land and trying to get
some of their friends in the east to come
out hero and get a homestead while there
is an opportunity. At the present rate
it will be but a little time until all the
best claims will be taken.
Thomas Kaster and his son-in-law-arrived
at Crawford a few days ago and
now occupy land recently secured near
Glen. Many new people are locating in
Sioux county whom we do not see at the
county seat. The county is so large
j from Slaplehurst, and on Monday he iil
! ed on a quarter section a few mili-s
southwest of town and will soo.i he a
I resident of Sioux county. On Monday
j Peter Sohaefcr, father-in law of Hugh
! Smiley, arrived from Seward to get
j some Sioux county land, and he will re
main for some days yet. A nephew of
the Smiley boys is expected daily from
Illinois to look over the country with a
view to locating. If every one would
get as many of their relatives here as
the Siiiileys it woi;l.l not ta!;-j long to
141 the country with people.
Sp'aking of deep plowing and sub
foiling, i). W. Wooi'.y did some subsoiling
lour years ago with the best of results.
An attachment was put on the plow
which simply broke up the ground to a
depth of fifteen inches or more hut did
not turn it over. The laud treated thus
'. B. Underbill wus at Bodarc
A. R. liew has gone en a trij
retained the moisture
jiee. . Most of the day Tuesday a soft
snow was railing. It did much good for j that it is impossible to keep track of all
U wet the top of the ground so as to help j the new people who come in.
start the grass. The cultivated land was j A number of families from Virginia
yy-et enough to start the grain all right, have recently located in the east part of
ut grass land was :i little dry on top. the county, in Cottonwoon precinct.
.'-r-The third quarterly meeting of the
JL E. church for this conference year
will be held on April 2th nnd 30th.
That is the way settlers are coming to
Sioux county. Not singly, but in colo
nies and droves. A census of Sioux
Services will be held at Harrison Satur- j county now would show considerable of
day evening, at Bodarc on Sunday morn- j an increase over the returns of the cen
flig at U o'clock and at Harrison Sunday j sus of 1800.
veniHg. Rev. Smith, of Whitney, will j A couple of the officers of the Hani-
ofliciate., j ilton Loan and Trust Co. were hero the
n a.- i . . ... , . ', last, of the week looking after the lands
Oi B. Xinkhum has filed ou a quarter i , . , .. , , , ,
. ,, . , . 1 on winch the company had made loans,
section of land in the uoighborhood of : . ,, , ,
. a ,. , , , . . I They were well pleased and said that. the
Stu.pt. Sonthworlh, the relinquishment to ! , ., , , , .
, . , , . ' i places they had acquired title to were
which he purchased a, short time ago. He . , .. '..,.. .,,
l ey well invested. Men of means who
and his family nnd the rest of the Nuck
oils county people are well satisfied with
the country awl expect a number of oth
er from that locality to couie here witli
;n the next few months..
Harry Kevan a relative of W.. E,
Bridgman, arrived on Wednesday (voni
VgJnut; Iowu, and remainml until Fri
djuy evening looking for land.. He, found
piece which suited him a little north
west of Bigelow brutlicrs farms, and filed
W it- and will move out in the tall to
Wake his home here.. He says he will try
& get others from hi totality
ta com.. Tbt i the way- it goes; one
rntrn m1 tkwy Indue attain to
want to invest are coming to the con
clusion that Sioux county real estate is
good stuff to haye. '
-The greatest difficulty the farmers
have to contend with in subduing the
new land hero is the "nigger wool" a
grass root which grow in much o the
soil. The- most practical plua of getting
along with it that has so, far beeu tried
is to run a well-weighted disc over it both
ways before breaking. This was done by
W. S, Brearley and proved to be a great
help. The blades of the diso were set
straight so that it was not bard on the
teum, neither did, it turn the sod no a to
were gathered than from that which was
not suboiled. To work the land in that
manner once is all that is nec essary for
a number of years, the ordinary plowing
being sullicient in other years. It might
be a good plan for others to try that
plan. Little is learned except by exper
iments. - Some of the farmers report that, the
winter wheat is not ill the best condition.
It is a question whether wheal put on
the ground broadcast will ilo well or not.
in other parts of the state where winter
w iient could not be raised at nil by sow
ing in that manner it has been found to
do well when put in with a pie's drill.
Winter wheat is still an experiment in
this locality and a fair test will not have
been made until land that has become
thoroughly subdued and properly pre
pared has been put in at the right time
of the year with a drill.
Little can be learned in regnid to
the extension of this line of railroad.
The reports from the outside are that the
surveyors are st work beyond Casper
and that the contracts for the grading
are lot and dirt will begin to move in the
near future. It is said that there is a
good deal of material already piled up
at Casper and some has gone up the
road during the past week. It will not
be long until the woi k will be m such
shape that the public ptay see that the
exti-i.'.io: "' : to be a go. In. the mean
time .11 'mat can be done is to hope that
it will not be long until better train ser
vice will be provided for this locality.
It is advisable to tell any of your friends
who conteiiipi.ile coming out here, not
to get the bluer, on the trip Irom Craw
ford to Harrison.
On Friday Will Phillips got a letter
from A. S. Paiidolph instructing 'him to
begin a contest on a quarter section of
land east of town. Will saw Attorney
Conley and was informed that Fred Leit
holf had initiiit-.iUi contest on the claim
the lirst of the week. People aro uol
doing much fooling about claims of late
Two were contested last week and the in
formation necessary was procured from
the land ollice by telegraph. Sioux
county land is coming into demand and
the claims which were tiled on some
years n go tor speculative purposes are
going to be contested and tiled on by ac
tual settlers. That means prosper- and
development of the country. The nat
ural result ot that will he the coming in
of more capital and more business men
and the country will increase in wealth
and the town will prosper in proportion
The merchants will carry larger and bet.
ter assorted stocks of goods and this will
be a desirable place to live in.
Mr. and Mrs. II. A
visiting fit Chadron.
I)r. Piiinney orders The Jocknwl sent
to him at Tamota Neb.
i Bich Dunn arrived from Colorado lust
1 Friday for a visit to his brothers.
A. T. I!ughsou was up from Andrews
on Tuesday and called at this office.
O. B. Tinkham b t the light of bis bald
head shin-' in on- sanctum las! Friday.
D. K. Gilbert was up' from the east
part of the county the first of the week.
A. L. Lnwler arrived yesterday from
Montana for a few days' visit to hi
A. L. Iiaumgartner, of the Tuiltpcntl
I'v.t, 1- ft hist evening for Fairfax, S. 1).,
B. E. Brewster arrived Tuesday even
ing from Idaho to look after his Sioux
Mrs. B. F. Moore and Miss Fannie
Palmer came up from the south pari of
the county Saturday.
J. C. Ambrose went to Crawford on
Monday evening to meet his sister and
returned with her Tuesday morning.
L. E. Lawrence was up from Cotton
wood precinct Saturday. He snvs many
new settlers are locating in that part
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Marsteller went
nauron :ioniiny evening. John re
turned yesterday hut Mrs. Marsteller
will remain there for some days to visit
relatives and friends.
J. Northrop will arrive today to see
old acquintances. He is on a vacation
and with Mrs. Northrop will go east for
a few weeks for the benefit of her health
winch lias not been good tor some
1'. M. Smith was in town and called at
uisomee. lie inlormeu us that his son
B. B., Ins been retained for another year
as principal of the school at Decatur
The people there evidently appreciate his
John BopsI was up from Cottonwood
precinct Tuesday. He has resided in
Ill's part of the country for seventeen
years and has a fine farm free from debt
and be proposes to stay with it. He
says marked climatic changes have oc
curred during the time he has lived
SIMMONS & SMILEY,
Real Estate Agents,
Have a number of bargains in
choice land in Sioux county.
Parties desiring to
buy or sell real
estate should not fail to
call on them.
Final Proof on Timber Claims.
The following communication will be
of interest to parties holding lands under
timber culture entry:
United Status Land Ofi'K-e,
Chadron, Neb., April 10, 1H93.
By act of March 8, 1891, the timber
culture law was repealed, but existing
entries were permitted to be perfected
under certain modifications. The words
"at the time of making such proof there
shall be then growing at least six hun
dred a,il seventy-live living and thrifty
trees to each acre" were left untouched
by the repealing act.
The a::t of March 3, IMS, provides that
final proof can be made without showing
the existince of the quantity of trees be
fore required. For this purpose it must
be shown: That trees, seeds or cuttings
were in good faith planted according to
the requirements of the timber culture
law; that the trees, seeds or cuttings so
planted, and the land upon which they
wore so planted, were in good faith cuU
tiyated for at least eight yews; that the
claimant was qualified to make such en
try, and has a subsisting entry under
said laws; and the facts must show the
claimant's good faith in his proceedings
under the statutes. The local otlicers
are directed to apply the above under the
existing rules and regulations. , -
For Sale or Trade,
lores 1J- miles east of Andrews,
Good range north and south for
;-. HO acres fenced for pasture.
of running water. Plenty of
wood and goop place for gardening
Apply to, A. T. Huiiiison,
Worlds Fair Hates.
Commencing April 25th and every day
thereafter until October 31, 181)3, round
trip tickets will be sold from Harrison to
Chicago and return for f-11.80. Tickets
good returning until November lo, 18SI3.
E. F. Poxtivk, Agent
Will make tho season of 1893 from
April 1 to July 1 at the farm of N. 1).
Hamlin, 4 miles west of the S E ranch
TERMS: $10 to insure, due and pay
able when mare is known to be in foal
or on her changing ownership or removal
from the county.
Care will be taken to prevent acci
dents, but 1 will not be responsible
should any occur.
N. D. HAMLIN, Owner.
IK II. GIUSWOLD, Cashier.
General Banking Business
leased, taxes paid for
non-residents; farms rented,
Want j A jhMZM
6RISW0LD & MARSTELLER
Have Just Received a Number of These Stoves.
COME AND LOOK AT THEM.
They Have also put In the Largest Stock of
ever brought to Harrison which they
are selling at lowest living rates.
Come and see us before you buy.
GRISWOLD & MARSTELLER.
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is tne next thing on the progam.
It will, no doubt, be a success, but just
WE ARE BOOMING.
Small Profits and BIG SALES did it.
Just received a lot of New Hats,
Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, and Spring
STAPLE AKD Mcy GROCERIES.
All Fresh and 'ew all Ready Cor Old and New Settlyrp at Lowest Liv Pxwj.
COME INSPECT THE STOCK
AND get prices. ; : ';:,'
RANCH SUPPLY HOUSE,
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