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About The Sioux County journal. (Harrison, Nebraska) 1888-1899 | View Entire Issue (May 19, 1898)
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roller: shows every state,
county, Important town and
railroad In the Union, ana
forms a very desirable and
iaefl adjunct to any bonne
hold or business establishment.
I Purchased In large qnanti
tie, the maps cost Burlington
Route more than fifteen cent
each, but on receipt of that
amount in stamps the under
signed wUl be pleased to send
' yon one.
Writ! immediately, M the
supply Is Hmlted.
J. Tbascib, Uel I'assT Atfmt, Omaha, Sen.
J. E. PH1NNEY. M. D.
Plirisdan and Snrswtn.
All calls given prompt attention.
Office in Drug Store.
-HARMSOS - KEBEASKA.
A. T. CLARK,
Office: in the Ricbsteia Buildlag.
Sflas A- noleomb '. Governor
James'E. Harris Lieutenant Governoi
W F Porter Secretary of State
John F. Cornell
J. K. Meserve
C J. Smyth
J. V. Wolfe
W. K. Jackson
supt. Pnblic Instruction
COME TO THE
UUUIllUHl.t r your
JOB WORK i Stationary.
50TICE TO SETTLEBS.
The rules of the local land office have
recently been amended so that settlers
to make final proof fchall settle with the
publisher before sending in their applica
tion. All parties desiring to njake final
proof can have their papers made out at
THE JOURNAL otlice, Iree oi cniirge, auu
promptly transmitted to the land oflice
so that no time will be lost.
, COSGRESSIONAL DELEGATION :
.John M. Thurston V. S. Senator, Omaha
Wm. V. Allen V. S. Senator, Madison
J. B. Strode. Congressman 1st List., Lincoln
1). H. Mercer, " M " Omaha
Jsunual Maxwell, " rd " Fremont
W. L. Stark, " 4B " Aurora
S. D. Sutherland. " Dth " ?elon
W. L. Green. " " Ksarney
, J. J. Smvaii- w-Chief Justice, Columbus
T. Oi C. Harrison -As'te Judge, Grand Island
1. L. Norval Associate Judge, Seward
. A. Campbell-Clerk and He porter, Lincoln
FIFTEESTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT:
EST" Car-load of -wire just
received Any body wishing
to buy wire and wind mills
call on G. ' W. Hester.
JST For the next 30 days
I will sell at cost my entire
stock of saddles and harness.
Head public roaJ notice in another
Oo to Rob were for cheap Harness ,
Miss Elsie Merrriam is attending her j
father duripg his illness.
Read the Harrison news-items glean
ed by our special city correspondent.
Mrs. F. Smith daughter of Mr. Mer-
riam is assisting in the care of her father.
Mrs. Kendall was quite fick Tuesday
night and is still uuder the care of Dr.
Wanted Five hundred readers to sub
scribe for the Joi'Bnal one year at one
dollar per year.
Dad O'Conner says he will not enlist
among the volunteers unless Mark llanna
and some of the millionares do.
We understand Chas. F. Coffee has
again taken op his rsidenco among the
good people of Sioux county,
George Gerlach and Will Huff,
who went to Gordon, this state some ten
davs aero, with horses, returned Tues-
j - - o .
Rohwer the saddler is selling out at
Grant GutJirie and Eggert Rohwer
will leave for Washington, Oregon and
Montana oh as exploring expedition
about the last of July.
The third Quarterly confreore for
Harrison charge was held at Kirtley
Wvo.. last Saturday. Elder Scameliorn
C. Reck representing the World-Her
ald of Omaha, came from the west Mon
dav night. He works our town to IlnmB
usually before he leaves it.
W. J. A. Ranm, will start for North
Dakota with some horses for Ins son
about the first of next week, be expects
to be gone about two months.
Harrison has not furnished a single
olunteer soldier for the war against
Spain so far, although some of the boys
declare if the president makes another
c-all for for volunteers they will surely
We are sorry to learn that Grand-pa j
Mernatn is slowly passing to the great
bynnd. Grandpa was ever a welcome visi
tor at this office and we miss his pleas-
nt word and smile, but should our de-
ioe master see fit to release him from
pain all weean ay is,"Thy will be done.
LATER. Grandpa Mernam passed to
the bevona, from whence no traveler
ver returns, Tuesday evening at 7.-00
'clock in the presence of his daughters
Elsie and Mrs. Frank Smith of Deadwood
S. D., and his son James.
Vf. H. Westover.
14. J. Blewet:
, TERMS OF COURT:
District Court At Harrison, commences
Spring term May 9tb,
Tall - Sept 19th Jury Ml.
Countr Court, At Harrison, commences
first Monday of each month.
Otto MutiSnator, Dist. No. 14, Springview
A. X. Sheldon Dtst. Ko. S3, Cbadron
M. J. Blewett
Chas. Blehle .
J. E. Phlnney.
B. F. Thomas
JC. J. Blewett Clerk of District uoun
Grant Guthrie County Attorney
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Jns P. Mens- 1st District
Jackson Meltlen(Chairman) Jd
E. T. Poatias (chairman)
D. H. Griswod
W. B. Marsteller.
W. H. Davis
Flour is booming towards the clouds
and no telling where it may stop,
Several from this "burg" intend
jalrlncp in the circus at Crawford to-
F.ovart Rohwer moved into the
Neece house today.
Banker Griswold is having his resi
dence painted, Mr. Francis is doing me
Judge, O'Neill . ' f 7"
Roshville ley last oaooaui icreuoou uuu n m "
Clerk, Harrison on jn the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Buff Coffee were
. i .
imnrw thnsfl WHO Cracea our sireein
with their presence the first of this week.
NOTICE A. Orton of Bodarc precinct
has opened a blacksmith shop on Judge
Hunters old place. Patronage kindly
There will be mass at the court
house on May 28th at 10 a, m. sharp
All will be given the last opportunity
conntvJndM this vear of performing their Easter
Notice I tan cattle hides and all kind
of skins with hair for robes, or without
Coroner or leather. See sample and price xn
.surveyor t jt Bartell's store.
H. Otjbucht. Glen, Neb.
Every body is anxious for war-ne
now-a-days. It is the intention of the
JouRiCAL to cive the very latest war
news that can be had up to the hour of
going to press every week.
Mrs. Grant Guthrie has in a few
short weeks, become .quite an expert
cyclist," her and her better half seem
to enjoy their evening "spin" frequently
accompanied by Mrs Pontius.
George Francis, went to Hat Creak
to work for Jacob Hill for a moata or
o. George will to company for his
brother Will, who has been there for
T. B. Snyder of Collins called at tba
.Supt. Public Instruction
DIED: Homer T. Merriam at his home
in Wurbonnet precinct Monday May 16th
1H98 of scrofula and old age. 1 tie ser
vices were conducted by Rev. O. A.
Garton at the residence of the deceased
Wednesday at 10:oclock a. m. after
which the remains were brought to Har
risen and laid to rest ia the cemetry ad
joining the village.
Homer T. Jlerriam was born in Cov
entry, Ohio, March ltt, tie was a
oooper by trade and spent a portion of
tic early life with his Lucie, in MenUar,
Conn., as clerk in a dry -goods store.
Mr. Merriam was a cousin of ex-govjr
nor Merriam of Minnesota-
Mr. Merriam. was married at the age
of 24 years to Miss Nancy Carpenter in
Ohio. He came to Illinois about 40
years ago living there about 10 years
and spending the remainder of his life in
Iowa and Nebraska.
There are five children who survive the
deceased, two sons and three daughter;
R W. Merriam of Millageville, 111.,
James and Elsie of this county, Mrs. Alice
R Kruger of Prime Ntb., and Mrs. F.
D. Smith of Deadwood S. D., also he tins a
brother living in Ohio and half brother in
m i M I l l l I II
Oil YES! Oil YES!
Here We Are Again. Just received overn
500 pairs of shoes of the latest stytes.
I The above is an addition to our aireauy large
I ,,nmiiioto cfrwA- nf hnnfs flnfi shoes now on hand. I
We have the largest assortment ever bdoto
Torth-West Nebraska, and as to prices we DEFY
Competion and are sure to suit all who come
OUR STOCK OF GENERAL MERCHANDISE
-.r-. , . r. sr w ril t T H T A Tini.'Om XT T IT U
IS STILL, 111 Ej LAltUWl iviyu
BEST IN HARRISON. CALL
SND SEE US AND SAVE
Ccawrt Rohwer. x. Director soma time cooking for tba sheep
H. L. 8mnck Moderator
lU Gerlach ; Treasurer JonWAL offloa laat Monday to look over
tba daily papers and learn tba warnaws.
Anybody ia welcome to call at the office
when in town and look over our dalles
at their leisure.
John Strattons blacksmith shop is
Bearing completion when be will aeon
EPWOKTH LEAGUE. be ready for business again. The build-
asrakw business meeting first Tuesday mg will be a credit to the town as John
vnlng tneaak month. ia nuttinar it UD substantial it Will be
CHURCHES AMD SOCIETIES.
SJsssvodlst Ben day school meets every Ban
star aaornlnf at It .-CO
W. U. Davis, Mrss BlKTStL,
JL-M,t I commodious as well.
secretary. -Billy Runnels of Lusk, Wyo., passed
DevotlomaJ meaUng rrery .Sunday evening through this part of the country laat
H. 8. Parks in company with W.
Raum visited our quiet little village last
Tuesday. Mr. Parks while here called at
the office and ordered the Journal sent
his address at Crawford for six
Landlord TeMet has been buisy thi
eek papering the dining room in his Ho
lt gives an elegant appearance
l.ich shows the srood taste of landlady
Tebbetin selecting artistic designs
all paper for her dining room.
Hon. W. J. A. Raum of Cottonwood
was in town luesaay turning nis a--
ors books over to county Clerk Blewett
As usual friend Raum called at Our oflice
tn cnmmrB notes and while away a few
moments during his short stay in town
Frank Smith of Deadwood S. D.
brother-in-law of J. E. Marsteller and
son-in-law to H. T. Merriam who was
burried yesterday came down to attend
the funeral. Ha came in on the North
Western train Tuesday.
Lutheran services were held at the
court houso on last buniltv rnornin
at 10:"0 as the moriim wrw uim-rrveahie
several were detained at hooia who
would otherwise have attended. In the
afternoon the Rev. gentleman held servi
ces out at Highland.
The late rains have been a great
benefit to the country which insures
pretty plenty of feed for stock on the
ranges during the summer. Should we
have one or two more good showers
within the next two weeks it will meau
thousands of dollars to the stokmen of
Perry White has moved his saw
mill on to Dr. Phinney's place w here he
will be ready to do business before many
days. Mr. White talks some of moving
his family to town which will necessesi
tate him running batcbelors quarters at
the mill yard during the summer and
Will Gerlach, left last Friday at
noon for Douglas, Wyo., where he goes
to clerk in the grocery store of J. K.
Merrit Certainly no better young man
in all this country could have been
found by Mr. M. of Douglas, who would
be as trusty and attentive to his inter
ests as Will Gerlach, and we believe he
will never have reason to regret his
Oo to Eggert Rohwer's if you wish
to buy cheap harness and saddle.
G. W. Hester this week commenced
the errectioa of a commodious office
and ware-bouse just south of bis present
omee which U entirely to small for his
fast incresing business. The size of the
new building will be 20x40 with 14 fest
posts and square front. Every indica
tion points to this village becoming a
metropolitan city some time in the re
DIED. At the horn of In parents
Mr. and Mrs. Harry I am her at Pleasant
Ridge Wvo., 12 miles northwest of Har
rison on Monday May 10 of lung fever
Baby Puncher age six months.
According to the daily pnpers it now
seems probable that the president will in
a very short time make a call for
another 100,000 volunteers for the war.
No little concern is felt for the Bafty
of Itewey and his brave men in the Phil
ippine islands, lest Sjain nhould come
some sneak game on him.
In the opinion of the JouitXAL Uncle
Sam, would be preforming a most com
meodahle act by reflecting on the Mon
roe doctrine, as to the imprudence of an
nexing more terito;y than he can utilize
to his own advantage, whether this tcri-
tory be in the eastern hemisphere or in
I;r. Phinnev was called Suudny to
see grandpa, Merriam who is not expect
ed to live.
Mrs. F. I). Smith of Dcndwood 8. I).,
is helping r.inj lor 'u r father.
Phillip Freizu ol Pleasant Ridge was ft
Warbonnet visitor Sunday looking for
a horse which he found.
Earnest Lyon is breaking prairie for
Miss Elsie Merriam is at home helping
care for her father. Echo.
We pay the freight
Iti Nebraska and Western Iowa.
You Get 19S Organ for $88.
YOU PAY FOR IT
WITH A FIVE DOLLAR BILL
down and ta.OO por month.
Fatly Oearaateed tor 8 years.
Now writo us for Description and Catalogue. We will tell
about it. We have been teiliug our friends about this now 23 years.
E U'OBT (JF THE CONDITION
THE COMMERCIAL BANK,
CHARTER Jin. 11)3,
At Harrison, In the Flute of Nebraska, at
the cloM! of buitlnxM May Mh, lKSs.
I-oiuis and Discounts.. f47,7r.6
Orerdinf is, secured and un.'-cured. 97.SO
Ilanklntr buuse furniture nnd fix
Due from National, State and Pri-
TOT A I
fapltul Block pnid In 10,OOO.no
Vmlii-lilwl profitH liT.73
Individual Deioils subject to
Deinaiid !ijrtllU-.iiK; dep'ulfs 717.M
TItiic pertillra'R. of li'i"j!t i 7.37s. iO
(.ITt.fl.-I ( lli f iiO.UO
'iotal :Hniils - iiMXtt
TO BE HELD AT J
SIOUX CO., NEBR.
JUNE 13, TO AUGUST C.
EIGHT WEEKS SESSION.
Meats aaeb Boaday artaraoon at 2 :
Mas. KtaoALL., Rupt
JKKKT BPSK rOST, Ko. Mi, O. A. B.
Monday In seen noetn
i a Harrison.
E. E. Livermore, Com.
wooexn or the world
HarrtaMS Oaiop, 3e. 54. sants oa
aeraase ft sea day Svemlnf.
W.M.Davta; J. A.Mssaea,
Hot, . Cea-Osas.
i. y, v
WtatEJI Of AMstlCA.
Fridav with a boncb of 180 bead of
horses on bis way to Rosebud indian
aceacy. Be stopped over untM the next
moraine when be started on bis Journey
Now ia the time to buy Harness and
saddles for cost at E. Bohwers.
MARRIED At the borne of Judge
Wilson's south-wast of town, on last
gaaday afternoon Mr. Chas., ttaadem
aad Mia Lena Hnell, both of
Running Water. Mr. StatMkaaiair is a
brother of our owa A. L. of Aadrews
aad the bride althovgh a perfect strangw
to the Jocrxal scribe, aaverthaleas we
extsaithericH haaJ f frksj&bip to
O re") ae her better haif ky w Iwhl og
eash al I maier,
The State of Nebraska vs Frank Lowry
was dismissed yesterday cause non-appearance
of prosecuting witness.
Hlacksmithing and other kinds of
business here are just grand. Such a
boom? Surely all the people are not
bound for funerals!
Thousands of acres of furtile lands
here only awaiting the husbaodmans ar
rival. Even-thing goes on same as it did six
thousand years ago and there is-nothing
new under the sun except some might
have new babies or perhaps a new wife.
Harrison now is supposed to have
no saloon but some get intoxicated yet
but where is the plug pulled out.
The elite of this town are so livht that
thev might be termed corkers. No need
to gather the bark anymore.
UTATI! Of XKHRAKKA, I
cotSTT of sioux. S 1, 1). IL Griswold,
caaliler of tbo above named bank, do sol
emnly swear that the abovo statement Is
true to the best of my knowledge and be
lief. I). U.UKIBWOLU.
n. E. Hbiwhtkb
l. II. OKIHWOI.D,
Fiibucribedjand sworn to before me
heal, inn itiu uny oi sitty, i.
- OHAKTOCTiiHiE, notary ruoiio
Bol are Happening.
Mrs. Sarah Jordon moved her cattle to
the Running Water range for the sum.
Mrs. J. B. Burke aad son Howard have
been on the sick list
M. H. Roush will move his family
tba laat of the week on the Wilcox ranch
Mr. Roush has been employed to work
there the rest of the summer.
Mrs. F. Wedermaon is on the sick list
ha took cold and it oettled on her
Mr. Chas. Coffee moved back oa their
valley ranch laat week, we are glad to
have them among ua again.
Mr. Hagerman bad a you eg colt
scratched uo bv the crar wolves last
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Some Plain Facts.
Grave errors, injustice, wrongs of
gTeater or less degree, arise from lack
of knowledge of the truth, and mere
frequently from deception.
The most infamous case on record
of deception and injustice is the at
tempt to demonetize silver as a money
of final redemption in the United
There is no learned judge, skilled
lawyer, or court of justice that is
capable of reconciling the effort with
the constitutional laws that govern
the issue of money in this country.
The people have been deceived,
officials in power, chosen to administer-
justice under the laws, have
ignored their swom duty, and given
aid to the scheme that has paralyzed
industry, reduced property values
one-half, and beggared millions.
There is no authority of law, either
specific or by inference, by which
gold alone is made the only money
with which to discharge debts, either
public or private. The effort to
make it so is unconstitutional and a
Plain and ample information, facts,
and truth, concerning this almost suc
cessful scheme to corner the wealth
of the people, is now being printed
in the Cincinnati Enquirer, a news
paper which the combined power of
money has failed to muzzle or buy.
The Weekly Enquirer is only 75c.
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Enqtiirer, Company, Oncintuti, Ol
Tuition Keycnty-flTeCeDU per Week.
No extra charge for examination of
Course of study will include only those
branches required by law for a llrst
A grade oi vu per cent in eocn oi me
third grade branches will be required for
a third grade certificate.
A grade or m per cent in eacn or toe
second grade branches, and including the
third grade branches, will be required
for a second grade certificate.
A grade of W per cent will be required
n each of the first grade branches, and
ncluding second and third grade branch
es, for a flirst grade certificate.
No one will receive a marking or luu
per cent in any branch of study. Only
a specialist has a right to so high a
J. W. SMITH. Drawing.
Prof. Joh R. Gray Botany, Book
keeping Arithmetic, Physics, Algebra.
Suit, klsik merriam. Elements or
Education, History and Rhetoyc, Or
thography aud Reading, Gramsakr, Civil
Gov., Physiology, and Uygiedb, Geo
graphy, f 4''
Elements of Education, written by
J. F. Saylar, to be read June IS.
Book-keeping written by Harry E.
Wilson, to tie read June 34.
Botany, written by Prof Beasey, to be
read July 1.
Paper, Subiect selected, A, J. Babcook
to be read July 8.
Our country's Hope. Prof John B.
Gray July 15.
There will bo a teachers social July 33.
edto give a litterary pfograroe Aug 8.
Examination Aug 5 said t.
I hope everyone, residing in Sioux
county, will manifest their interests in
the cause of educatioh, by their atten
dance at this Institute, or by visiting
at least one day. A special invitation
is extended to members of a school-board
to come and visit us, and encourage the
teachers to greater effort than ever be
fore, by showing an appreciation of tbair
eirort in giving them their hearty sap
port. It is only right and just, that, the
teachers, who spend their time aad
money each year that tliev may be bet
ter prepared them as Ives for their work
in the school-room, should have a first
choice in our public schools.
However the sole ofm and end of Hctt
education is not just to teach aafeecV
The true aim of right edocettoa ! f
assist in the development of all tha fC
Ul and physicial powers, Tba mtU CX
tight education Is the completa develop
ment of those powers. I bop to BMa4
many other at this Institute battiia
those who expect to teach school.
Visiters will receive
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