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VOL. IX V. HARBISOIT, 2nTIEIB2R;.A.S3I A., TIEiTJSID A.1Z MA.OS
23, 1S03. Ll O. 39
LOCAL NEWS OF
La Grippe, La JriiHj.
Leslie Crane wan on our
Nels Arnler-ton was in from hi ranch
Mrs. Ed O'C'onner is able to bo up and
Wm. Bourretand wife were Harribon
' B, E. Brewster left, last Monday night
for Uhorue at Boston.
Hay is a precious article just now, and
be that has it can binile.
Grip, grip, grip, those who haven't got
the grip the grip has them.
F, W. Clarke has been on the sick list
but in able to be out again.
Pete Peterson and Sam Leeling
up from So,uaw creek Tuesday.
Frank Diester becomea a reader of
Prehs JoCHN'AL with this issue.
Rev. Horton and family are having s
tUHSt-l with LaGrippe I his week.
MissLillie Oarman went to Lusk Wed
nesday, returning the same night.
Gottlieb Knori become a reader,
the PrbsS-Jiii'RNaL with this issue.
F. E. Jandt, John Pnpp, and Joe Hush
were up from Hewitt this week.
Mr. Waterman and Mrs. In-Somber
were up from Andrews yesterday.
Sunday school at 10 o'clr
body invited. V. 11. Davis;
Mrs. L. C, Wright who has been quite
sick for the past week is some heller.
Joseph llecker orders the PkE-H
Jockxal sent lo him at Rat hd rum Idahu.
O. R. Anderson arid C. E. A. Kstler re
turned to Lusk Tuesday to work, on the
Matt flail, Z F. Antrim, and John A
Thayer were representing Bodarc. last
.y.,ZimmeaiH!in was in town yestprdny
and he reports everythi' g alright down
John Pfosl is now in M issouii. John
Is something like the Irish nans flea tie is
hither and yon.
M:h (Jniee E. Myers left last Saturday
night for Orrmg. Her school dosed on
Friday previous. .
Chan. Smith, accompanied by his- hro
"Jut, left for his ranch at Hewitt the
first of the week.
Mrs. 8arah Jordan was called to the
bedside of her mother who is very ill at
her home at Boone Iowa.
FohKU.E 1 registered Shorthorn bull
also yearling, graded Shorthorn bull.
R. L. Km.
TO CL ItK A COLD IN ONE DA V.
Take LftXKtlve Iro o (Jiiliilno TntileW. All
dniKidsI refun'l the money If It fulls to
cure. V.. W, Grove' nlgioiture m ou uucli
bo I. 5c.
Sam Thomas wan in from his rnnch
Tuesday, and be repot t'i lots of snow but
at he ha plenty of feed it does not worry
Mrs. W. II. Phillips left Wednesd..y
evening for Buffalo Wyo. She will visit
with her si-eter Mrs. A. T. Clark of that
If it's a bilious attack, take Chamber
Iain' Stomach and Liver Tablets and a
quick recovery is certain. For sale by
Chat Unilt was in town Wednesday,
lie has been kept pretty busy hauling
Imy from Andrews, and is now looking
for another cur.
John A. Anderson was taken suddenly
ill lust Monday with the pleurisy nf the
tieart, hut we are glad to say lie is bet
ter at this writing.
y4 We have a few 12.51 gents Ulster
Is OVsr-couts that we are cosing out for
Now in y our chance.
Ws were sorry tlmt we had to leave
Oht the Carey Items last wek, but We
eoiild not help it,, for we did not receive
n correspondence until Wednesday and
tlie'i we mt it up as It came in. We
fei this wou'l hapn rf i h..
TTr,rT" i rrv 'P r T n M n
f llfvlYL Ai U 1 Ulylil
Bob Jordan Iris quit working., for. A.
Erdman on Indian creek, and is moving
onto his mother's place in the valley,
a In re he will reside during the summer.
Mrs. S. W. Hall who has been visiting
with her son Matt returned to her home
at Chadron Monday night. Miss Lillie
Zimmerman accompanied her, and will
remain in Chadron for the next E months.
A. H. Bauman, Photographer of Craw
ford will be in Harrison next Monday
March the 30, and w ill remain until Tues
day night March 31st. If you want any
work done in his line bo sure, and re
member these dales.
John Ebert from Ardmor was a Harri
son visitor last Tuesday. Mr. Ebert says
there has been Iota of snow down with
him; but he fortified himself by putting
up plenty of feed, and therefore he does
not fear the storms. A wise plan John.
We haven't heard any meadow lurks
singing yet this spring but we heard the
kill dees chirping with their natural
song yesterday morning, and it made us
feel as though spring was here sure
enough, but we long to hear the meadow
larks once again.
LVliquerit subscribers will please settle
up. We have tried to be lenient, but we
can't live on wind, and if our paper don't
suit you, or you don't think you get your
moneys worth, settle up and stop it.
Hut call, and settle or we will lie com-
ielled to place ywur account in the hands
of an attorn vfor collection.
John W. Christian won the prize of
t'i 00 in the blue ribimn coffee contest.
Well John was lucky for once, and we
would not he surprised to hear of him
being lucky enough to have some fair
damsel to make his coliee, although
John is no novice at coliee making. Here
is best wishes for a fair damsel.
At the M. E. church every Sunday
evening ut i-.tJOo clock.
Evervlwidv invited. Snbict for March:
The. Young ChrltMW. Standing Ground
Subject for March U
mg Heroes of Africa Livingstone, Cox,
Mackay, Good." Pastor; leader.
The many friends of John Blount will
lie pleased to barn that be has entirely
recovered from his attack of rheumatism
Ihamlierlain's Pain Balm cured him after
the best doctors in the town f Monon Ir.d.)
bad failed to gie relief. The prompt
relief from pain which this liniment ulf-
ords is alone worth many times its cost.
For sale by all Druggist.
We are in receipt of a copy of the Jef
ferson Bible, winch is now owned by the
Government, and the publication of
which bus been recently ordered by Con
gress. Mr Jeflorson has lun clasM-d by
some lis a disbeliever; hut we feel, that
anyone that will read his bible will soon
s'e that he was a true believer in God
ami in Jesus Christ as (he Saviour of the
world. This book is published by
N. D. Thompson Pub. Co.
H. W. Cor. & Olive Sis.
We note in the Pioneer Grip, Captain
W, R. A kern, logical statement as to
where he stands on the issues of the
mayoralty contest in Alliance. We only
wish that all men that run for office
would come out in as plain a language
and with Ihe earnestness ns does Mr.
The question of saloons and
houses of prostitution are allowed to run '
by the consent of the belter element lor!
it seems that sditics are more sacred to ,
a great many than their sons and daugh
ters tire, or their religion. We hope that)
not only the christian people of Alliance
will stand by Mr. Akers, but that all
who desire that the moral standing of
that town shall be raised and will give
him their loyal kupport.
Gottlieb Knori was in last Saturday,
and comiilained that some smart alecks.
had entered his house in h;s absence, anJ '
had thought o do something smart, bnt!
in his way of looking at things, and f i
the public, generally such conduct
should lie punished to the full extent of,
the law. They scattered corn, and other .
thing ovt,f the floor, punched the eyes '
out u( tome picture on the wall, d '
split open a joint ofns stove pipe, and ''
there lieing lire in the stove at the time
It might havecnused the lossof his house. ;
Gottlieb m one of our quiet citizens, and
every on has always found u welcome
at his house when in need of shelter, but
he say this is too much for a joke, ami j
the (.nrties are known to him, that did it
and they wdl save costs, and trouble by ;
coming around and hoiking amends for
Ibis act ot depredation. 1
I The snow is disappearing rapidly, but
'e are not gobig to do any bragging, for
that pesky groundhog lead us to believe
! 'bat. we w re going to have an
i spring, and we s;id so, b it we
i bank oh hiiiTahv iiiore.
For a long tim the two year old child
of Mr. P. L. McPherson, 59 N. Tenth St.,
Ilarrisburg, Pa., weuld sleep but Iwo or
three hours in the earlv part of the night
which made it very hard for her ,iaretits.
Her mother concluded that the child had
stomach trouble, and gave her half of
one of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets, which cjuited her stomach and
she slept the whole night through. Two
boxes of these Tablets have effected a
permanent cure and she is now well and
strong. For sale by all Iruggist.s.
Crowded out last week.
Ralph Rauni is at home visiting bis
This beautiful weather gives one the
A lie Green wood is do vvn, from Casj.'er
for a few days.
Eli Sowers is the first to begin putting
in a crop this time. He was sowing rye
Our S. S. is in a prosperous condition,
A week ago there were 35 in attendance
and last Sunday there were 33.
Nicholas Lovd, who has been herdinir
sheep for the past three or four years
thinks he will try fanning this summer.
John Rice a fori'er resnlent'of Cotton
wood, but now living in Burt County
was here last week renewing acquaint
ences. About a week ago John Dickey re
turned from Wyoming. Tie reports the
range near 'nsper very short, anil Ihe
loss of stock heavy.
Cottonwood population is still on the
increase; since sending my last items a
I t lb girl arrived nt'the home of Carl M.
Lux, and a daughter wrt born to Mr.
and Mrs. R bt. Harrison March lit 1 1 .
At a special school meeting held in
district number fmir it was decided to
"'''"''I " wr Hta wm',,v
offer to pay them the sum of ffiOO f ir
their account against he district, for
charts &tc; purchased some year ago.
T''ere Ims heeu quite a tumble ill here
latelv. Mr. Yaltely slipped anil fell on
the ice, thought for a while be bad fnd
u red tome ribs. Mr. Careys hor-e fell
down with him bruising bis foot consider
able, imd last, week John Die key Was
thrown by a bucking broncho, nnd
wrenched his hack None ol them
dangerously hurt, and all are getting
War Bonnet Topics.
More snow no news.
Carl Zerlist was on the sick list
Mr. and Mrs. Merriam went to town
Mr. Valdez lost 3 head of cattle during
Mr. and Nrs. Joe Dunn went up on the
Mr. Gustave Noreisch and daughter
Bertha went to town Saturday,
Our Sunday school was a failure Sun
day on account of cold weather.
S S. at Gustave Noreisch's as u-ual
next Sunday at 1 P, M. All are invited.
Pele Peterson and Miss Mary Leeling
were guest of Wobt. Keel last Tuesday.
H. H. ut uuf school hoUsH as usual at
9-:t(l I'. M. All are invited, esneciall v
,. . .,
..... j '
Neil Jordan started to town Saturday
in a wagon, but when he got to Mr. Bob
Keel's be was obliged to borrow a illeigh
as there was so much snow.
I felt very much slighted when I heard
visited Noreisch's S. S. and slighted ours
but where there's girls Ihere will be boys
and we fail to have any jouug ladies in
our S. 8, at present.
Bill Harvey had the pleasure of attend
ing I he literary at Harrison. He said it
was a preuy "uummy anair, anu mm.
bleranes at Bodarc two winters ago
was far n!:il of it,-whicl, or curse
blJ 1 "''k 111 "rUeresi in
them. Perhaps the Harrison literary
will do belter as it grows older; Every
one should try to do their part. Tor It is
the only way to succeed,
Now Z-kiel you don't n"ed to b ' offend
ed at w hat 1 said, I wasn't casting the
least, reflection on your poetry J I really
did think it was splendid, and as for It
..... .- . , .
being u gift I contend tlui!, brigliiness is
a gift and there are too few eople gifted
with it. Well 1 am not giflrd with
poetry brightness but still I him it. 1
think "Buds and BIossoiim" did splem'id
REU IT Tlilt :UlH.
'T would Spall TM Story to Tell It In
To use an eigo -eeiilii century phrase,
this is an "o'er true tale," Having hap
pened in a smVll Virginia town in the
winter of 1U0J, it is a story very much
of the present. Up to a short time ago
Mrs. John E. ll-irnion, of Melf v Station,
Va , hail no personal knowledge of the
rare curative properties of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. "Last January," she
says, "my baby took a dreadful cold and
at one time i leari-d she would have
pneumonia., but one of my neighbors told
me how tins remedy had cured her little
boy and I liegaicgtving it to my baby at
once and it. soiui cuied her. I heartily
thank tjie miyiufacturers of Chamber
lam's Cough Remedy for placing so
great a cure within mv reach, I cannot
recommend it too highly or say too
much in its favor. I hope all who read
this will try it and be convinced as I was."
For sale by all Druggists,,
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It prints the neWs fully; not imaginative
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distinctly a national newspaper aud
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104 papers in a year,
BREEZES FROM ENTRAL CJTY.
The meadow larks and robiusevidently
tlniik spring has arn Veil, and it did seem
so a lew days ago, but it is tod cool this
morning to be out picking strawberries
or setting out tomato planks. The for
mer snow hs all disappeared, but the
ground was covered with a pure white
slieel (hi I .'iXor. cr, ltdid not last long
however. Mud- oh the depth and
quality of that article no one tries to
laihoin. Drays have stopped work and
the city appears Lo lie one vast mud bole,
wagons sink in to the bulis. Men that
Have lived here for thirty years, say they
never saw lli mud as deep as now. Tne
i'lutte has been on a frolic and has done
pre'ty thorough work, knocking out
b idges. V ood river was high, the lown
of Alda was covered with three feet of
water. Workmen saved the R. R. bridge
by the use ot dynamite to move the ice.
The mile wagon linage went out at both
ends. The bridges were Ukeii at Colum
bus, Eullertoii and Palmer, so lliey have
bud lo resort lo lerry boats as a means
of 1 1 ossiiig. We are wondering if Mrs.
Hue can beat tint hind story by this
time, and what, kind of weather will Zek
have to report. Rn e and wheat lields
are looking green ti ml the blue grass and
clover are green as soon us 'bey shed the
winter blanket. Glad litxlarc. S. S. is
active again aud hope they will have an
a iea.se ill numbers and interest, and be
a happy surprise for the waudeivrs when
they ret lire. F, W, is busy these d:iys
working on the Friend's parsonage. The
Presbyterians are enlargeuig their church
to accomodate its increasing member
ship. I believe they have tidiied 34 new
members this winter. The hick are im
proving and I guess a few favorable
day s will loose the grip of the grippe, as
not many new cases are reported. The
j Indus of C. C. haye provided a "Rest
Kisim" which is a helpful addition to the
city. Country people or travelers will
liud it a place lo rest and brush up a
htlle or wail as is often the case lie I ore
tune to leave town, aud mothers have a
clean place free from tobacco smoke
w here their babes can sleep While they
are shopping. We think the women of
Merrick Co. q uite energetic and progress
ive. The fountain was procured through
their i-ll'ots, and perhaps if they had set
out to secure the Normal, there would
be a better prospect of getting it, but we
don't need it as much us some other
places do. I Llo.
Snow, huow, snow, nolhirg but snow:
Say Mr. Editor you will sure have to
excuse us for our short comings this
week, as this neighborhood is suffering
from a snow blockade.
No mail since Tuesday of last week, as
no one from here has lieen able to get to
the post olllce. H liegan snowing and
blowing the tiight of the 17th and up to
this time, theltfrd, it Is still at It.
Friincis Deuel sold his farm last week,
to Andrew Christian, so that Francis is
ow a free mah.
There was a dance at the hall on St.
Patiick's night, but we understand that
the dancers were few. those who were
there report u good time.
I ted - is getting scarce, and if tulx
weather keeps up lbri-e months longer
there will be a great loss of cattle on the
Oscar Hatchet was cutting around on
the Ridge last week. We understand
that he cut the ligu re 8 at the dance,
the 17th. '
The entertainment in the ball, at the
close of the tw. schools, on Thursday
night, the 12t!i inst. was a grand success.
Misses Florence and Amy Christian are
both good teachers, and can get up a
good entertainment. They have given
good satisfaction in our schools, and
should be employed for the next term.
When we have good and iried teachers
at home it is not business lo employ
strangers in our schools aud send them
away from home. We hope they will
teach our schools the next term. Our
schools are to begin April 13lh, so the
board has decided.
No, Buds and Blossoms, we did not say
that Mr. Black was a "darkey"; Because
a river is named While, is it a sigu that
it flows with milk and honey? We only
meant the contrast in names was loo
great. Uh hiih, Its leap year here all ol
the tune; You must remember that in
Wyoming women have equal rights
with men. this is a woman's rights slate;
They can vote at all elections, holdollice
and are assessed two dollars poll tax
same as a man. You had better move
into Wyoming and vote for Roosevelt in
Harrison Sioux Co. March 10 11)03.
The county commissioners met as per
adjournment. Present commissioners:
Lewis, Uigelow, Jordan and Wm, J. A.
Raum county clerk. .
The wllicial bond of San ford Hill Sold
ler Rebel commissioner was examined
aud on motion approved.
The following claims agamst. Sioux Co.
uete taken up, examined and on motion
ivl. U. Jordan, lumber 22.86
Sujii Thomas, overseer of highways 20 00
J. F. Deisler, refund of taxes t. lj
On motiou Geo, Weber was appointed
road overseer for road Dist. No. 12.
Ou t motion the resignation of J. B.
Burke, county Supt. was accepted.
Ou motion Conrad Parsons was ap-
pouiteu county Supt. of Public Instruct
ion. The Board proceeded to ascertaiu
the information necessary in order to
select the names of persons from which
to draw a petit jury to serve at the
April 1003 term of the district court.
The names of all who were drawn as
jurors for the past two years were first
obtained. The abstract ol votes cast at
the last general election was found to be
303, which number divided by sixty, the
number of persons required by law to be
listed lor jury purposes, it was found
that one person could lie listed for each
(ive electors lound in each precinct. The
following list of persons eligible for
jurors was then selected from the several
precincts: Andrews S, Caiicst linage,
Frank Deisler, Elmer Hughs, W, H.
Phillips and Frank Lewis. Antelope 2.
John llermau and Clem Ijeeling. Bowen
12, J. B. Burke, A. J. Bogart, Chas.
Caiomenziiid, W. II. Davis. W. L lloy t,
Frank Nutlo, W. L. Tipton, Chas. Urn
pheiiour, Frank Wright, Oscar Ward, W.
B. Wright and Otto 'lieUe. Coltonwood
5, John Spease, Henry Fricke, John H.
Howard, Robert Pouirov and Anton
Meckem. Hat-cri'ek 7, J. L. Anderson,
John Eberspecher, Louis Dehock, Albert
Hill, John Huies, Bernard Haas and F.
M. Hall. Montrose 7, Harry Asliton,
Jens .'. Muiig, Adam Baumgnrd, August
Mailer Jr, M. J. Gay hart, Peter Hansen
and John Henry. Running-water 2, Fred
Betcheii and John II. Bieser. Sheep
creek 2, Chas. Grewell mid W. R Hams.
Snake-cruek 2, M. W, hidings and Joseph
Raymond. Sugar Loaf 4, Andrew Pro
cunier, M. J. Boiler, Dune Eliert and
Jacob Foster. White River 5, John
Blomberg, Reman F. Crainblel, James
T. Mason. George Sahiisoo and Henry
Olbncht. Warbonuel 5, Henry Dieck
iiianii, Leonard Daut, Wm. Harvey,
Rols-rt Keel anu Sam Thomas. Whistle
creek 2, W. L. Asbbrook and i). W.
Ou motion the county Treasurer is
instructed to refund to Frank Diester
iKH taxes paid under protest and illegal
ly assessed against 1 1 i in.
On motion Board adjourned until Mar.
17th 1003, Wm. J, A. Raum,
Harrison Sioux Co. Nebr. Mar. 17-HW3.
Board met as per adjournment. Pres
ent commissioners Iewis, Bigelow, Jor
dan and Wm. J. A. Raum Co. Clerk.
On motion Board adjourned wi'hout a
day. Win. J. A. Raum.
' A. McOlnlcy we are glad
W. R. SMITH
Buys, Hides, Tallow, Pelts, ami Furs,
and will pay highest market prrce.
Leave at Marsteller Bros, oral my
residence east of school-house.
J. E. PHINNEY. M. I)
Phyiscian ami Snrgooa.
All calls given prompt attention
Olllce in Driitf store.
-HARBISON - NEBRASKA.
Prompt attention given to all legat
matters in Justice, County and District
Courts, and before the United Statu
Fire Insurance written in reliable
ICJTLegal papers carefully drawui.
Hakrison. - Nebraska.
F. E. M. V. R. R, is
to and from the
DEAD WOOD ANU HOT SflUN(,;.
J, H. LACY.
SUCCESSOR tO E. KOHWEE.
Harness, saddles, raDge
goods, lumber, all kinds of
Farm machinery and hard
ware. Flour, grain and feed.
When in need of anything in my hue
give me a call; We will treat you nghC
F. E. & M. V. R. R. Time Table.
New Schedule of Trains..
Taking effect Sunday Nov. 2tf:
West Bound, East Bound".
No. 58 Frt.4:l.")p,m, No. 60, Frl. ...2::l.V
No. 5, Psgr. 10:55 No. 4, Psgr. arrives.
I t):tto, departs :oQ.
Both trains carry passengers.
Last VVednesdjy the suow dectiuled
and the wiud came, and behold e ni
having another winter in the valley,
J, L. Andeason moved his family inlo
the Bunge house the lirstof last n I;.,
Jim intends to work lor himself, heie,
Jimmy Wilson wag a pleasant ciilae
last 1 iicsday. He is having good succi s.
in killing those prairie dogs.
Cleve Zimmerman is on the sick l.sU
this week with an attack of LaGripp...
Mrs. Hall who Ims been visiting lots
the past week with her son F. M. It. ill
returned to Chadron Monday evening
accompanied by MissLillie. Zimnieimi i.,
Z. F. Antrim and family visited wnlv
Mr. and Mrs, Plnpps last Sunday,
A number of Robin redbreasts m,u,
their appearance in the valley just bc--fo
e t e storm. Those few warm Sun-.
ny nays deceived them. They thought,
il time lor the hoppers to be out.
George Wikeiham iirrivtd h(ie
about t wo weeks ago.be brought wilt
him a young man from S. D. the t
have been batching for the past week
and e presume by this lime betb are,
thinking strongly of home sweet home,
and mothers cooking.
Mr. and Mrs. John Thayer, Clarenc
and Lillie Zinimepman Annie and Arthur
Miller took dinner with Mr. und Mrs.
Irven Zimmerman last Sunday.
IPe learn from the Prerh, Journal of
the appointment of Cosard Persons an,
successor to J. B. Burke. We h,iv
known Cou for a number of years no.t
believe him to be an honorable iu.d ob
serving young nan and we wisb Im
success in bia new Held of Uulsr.
lavtt AseertcM Malice.
Dlabop William B. Derrick ot Ner
York, who U oter the 800, Afjlci:
Methodist churches Id Peuaiyitfan..-i
Now York, New Jertey and the N-r,
England atatee, will deliver the sal
mon at the three hundred aod IB.)
third anniversary of the Huguenot
church In OanUrbtirr.. Ean4. ta
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