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About The Loup City northwestern. (Loup City, Neb.) 189?-1917 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 19, 1907)
A. P. OULLEY, President. W. F. MASOK, Cashier.
FIRST lill MUR
Of LOUP CITY.
Beal Estate and all classes of loans
made promptly at lowest rates,
with optional payments.
A Few Market Quotations.
Corn, per bu. 48 @ .50
Wheat, per bu.80 @ .83
Oats, per bu.38 .40
Rye, per bu . -68
Butter, per lb.18 .20
Eggs, per doz. —0
Hens, per lb. 05
Spring chickens, per lb. .05
In the Struggle for
the Almighty Dollar
pause and reflect for a moment. Are
you being misled by extravagant rep
resentation? Have you bought poor
goods at cheap prices and made
believe you bought it cheap? Pause
and reflect. There is a difference be
tween jewelry made to sell and jewel
ry made to wear. We are selling
watches and jewelry that we dare to
show you just how they are made.
Show you we are offering you better
values and why they are superior
goods, and when you can make a sav
ing by buying of us. Call and le
convinced. Jeffords & Sons.
Dr. Evans is reported on the sick
Jeffords’ for Christmas presents.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Lee left for the
east last Saturday morning.
3 on 62, Ashley Conger, the dray
man. Get him.
Emil Cords shipped his household
goods to Rockville Monday morning.
Loam on Real Estate, call on
John W. Lons,.
Mrs. C. F. Beushausen has been
ill for several days past with the pre
Phone A. T. Conger, 3 on 62, when
in need of a drayman.
H. H. Thompson was up from
Hazard last Thursday on business at
the court house.
W. R. Mellor made a flying busi
ness trip home last Saturday night,
returning to Lincoln Monday.
If you leant to buy or sell real
estate, call on John W. Long.
Mrs. Anton Erazim visited last
Saturday and Sunday with her daugh
ter, Mrs. Gus. Lorentz in this city.
Ask your flour dealer for a sack of
Loup City flour, best grade $1.40.
Every sack guaranteed.
Attorney Starr had legal business
at Grand Island last Friday and
Saturday, returning home Sunday by
way of Ravenna.
The Methodist ladies netted some
$115 out of their supper and bazaar
at the church parlors, instead of $150,
as we were erroneously informed.
Ask your grocer or flour dealer for
a 5-pound sack (T) Breakfast Food,
only 4 cents per pound. Manufac
tured by Loup City Mill & Light Co.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Otlewski last Sunday. Hello,
Frank, where are those cigars’? The
Northwestern wants to be with the
first on congratulations.
The Lockes presented “A Kansas
Sunflower” to a large and fashionable
audience. The play is clean, pure
and free from forced ideas, plagiarized
situations and hack eyed stageism.
The play is brim full of comedy and
more than made good.—Daily Sun,
Beatrice, Neb. The above company
will be at the Loup City opera house,
Monday. Dec. 23rd.
An incipient blaze at tlie residence
of Postmaster Owens last Sunday
evening was squelched in the bud by
tlie heroic work of Mrs. Owens, before
any especial damage was done. About
" o’clock in the evening, while Mr.
Owens was at the postoltice and Mrs.
Owens was at home alone, a bracket
lamp in tlie kitchen suddenly explod
ed witii the sound as of a gun. Mrs.
Owens hastened t<> the kitchen from
the sitting room, only to find the
flames soaring to the ceiling, and
promotly smothered the fire Just as
Mf> Owens arrived at the house, but
leaving her in an almost exhausted
condition. The explosion was un
accountable, as tlie lamp was full at
i lie time. It was fortunate some one
was at home at the time or soon the
house would have been in ruins.
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You are not being
Handed a Lemon
when you buy Watches and Jewelry
j of Jeffords & Sons.
To Our Patrons:
Owing to so much ice in the river
we cannot run the mill at present,
but have a large amount of flour and
feed of all kinds on hand and will ex
i change flour for wheat at any time,
also wisli to sell you feed or flour
when you need it.
Loup City Mill & Ligitt Co.
Money saved is money made by the
use of a Manure Spreader. See what
your neighbor who has one will tell
Uncle Joe I’edler was laid up with
lumbago a few days last week, but is
able to be out again.
T. M. Reed sells Manure Spreaders
o:' the best makes.
C. J. Tracy was among the sick the
first of the week.
It w ill make y6u money by grinding
feed for your stock.
Miss Kate Wharton is a sufferer
See T. M. Reed for Feed Grinders.
J. F. Jeffords is a new reader of the
Go to the big cloak sale at Con
hiser's tomorrow and Saturday.
Ed. Veeder. an experienced butcher,
will kill for farmers on demand.
E. G. Taylor is confined at home
from another attack of his old enemy,
The Ravenna Creamery Co. will
pay 25c for butter fat the last half of
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Taylor left last
Saturday morning for their new home
in Council Bluffs.
The friends of Miss Bertha Daddow
gave that young lady a linen shower
Miss Edna Cole returned to Mason
City yesterday after a weeks’ visit
with Miss Zua Reed.
Sheriff Williams will attend the
state meeting of sheriffs at Hastings
next week Friday, the 27th.
W’innfred Hughes and sister, Miss
Clittie Hughes, left on Tuesday for a
visit with relathes and friends in
Don’t forget the Cloak Sale at Con
hiser’s store Friday afternoon and
Saturday all day. See their adver
tisement in this issue.
Miss Ora Whittaker arrived from
Pryor Creek, Indian Territory, last
evening for another visit with her
sister, Mrs. G. W. Collipriest.
The chance of your life to get a
cloak for your wife and daughters at
Conhiser's this week Friday and
Saturday at your own price. See the
j big adv. in this issue.
1 Word was received yesterday that
Miss Beatrice Nightingale, at school
| at University Place, was suffering
from an attack of tonsilitis. She had
' intended being home by this time.
I but her brother writes she will not
return till recovered from her illness.
Mr. E. J. Pilger arrived last Friday
i from Cananaea, Mexico, on a few
; weeks’ visit to his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. T. L. Pilger. It is several years
since Ernest has made a pilgrimage
licme, and in the meantime has been
over most of Mexico and the south
j The Lockes and their company
played at the new Elks Theatre to a
record breaking business. Every seat
was sold and standing room impos
sible. Their company is fine and
their play, “A Kansas .Sunflower” is
staged with special scenery complete.
— Daily Sun, Parsons, Kas. This
company will be at the Loup City
opera house, Monday, Dec. 23rd.
The sad news was received here
yesterday afternoon that Mrs. Wagner,
mother of Mrs. VerValin, had died at
her home in Bayard, this state, that
morning. Mrs. Wagner will be re
membered as visiting here a few
months since, where she made many
friends who will deeply sympathize
with the relatives over the sad event.
Owing to the recent illness of Mrs.
VerValin. she will be unable to at
tend the funeral.
An incipient blaze at the Gasteyer
store yesterday morning came near
proving disastrous. Smoke and the
odor of burning pine caused a hasty
visit to the furnace room, where a
joist had already burned in two and
the iiames rapidly gaining headway.
A day or two previous an explosion of
gas in the furnace was supposed to
have blown a brick out of the flue
from which the fire escaped on its
destructive mission. Fortunate, in
deed, was the fire discovered in time.
The corn stalk disease which has
troubled so many farmers in the Mid
dle West every fall and winter is
proved to be nothing more than acute
iudigestion. according to a report
from the Michigan experiment station.
Cattle have\ four stomachs through
which the food passes In digestion.
The third stomach is a loose compact
of muscular tissue. The trouble in
cornstalk disease, this authority
claims is that the cornstalks, or
other food containing little nutritive
value, cause a hardening of this thinl
stomach so that the food cannot pass
through. Linseed oil is advised as^n
eflkient treatment, followed by soft
low Price Sale
No. 260 Men’? Sheep-Lined
Coats, 32-Inch Cordurov collar,
No. 261 Men’s Sheep-Lined
Coats, 32-inch Fur collar,
fro. 248 Men’s Leather and
Corduroy, Reversible Cordu
One lot of Boys’ Suits, your
Ladies’ Cloaks, at Discount of
25 per cent
We handle the German-American
Coffee: buy direct from the growers:
Cut out the middle men’s profits; one
of the biggest coffee growers in the
United States. Try our Coffee.
" Merca .tile Co.
At the Marriage Altar.
At the home of the bride’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Daddow, in this
city, last evening was solemnized the
marriage of their daughter, Bertha,
to AlfredN. Cook. At the appointed
hour (eight o’clock) the couple attend
ed by Mr. Edgar Daddow, cousin of
the bride, as groomsman and the
bride’s sister. Miss Delphine Daddow,
as bridesmaid, took their places under
a marriage bell of white hung in an
arch of evergreen and flowers, to the
strains of a wedding march played by
Miss Myrtle Daddow. Rev. J. O. Hawk
pastor of the Methodist church, pro
nounced the ceremony in a most im
pressive manner, in the presence of
about thirty relatives of the contract
ing parties. At the close of the
ceremony congratulations were ex
tended, after which an elegant supper
was served. A fine array of presents
attest the esteem in which the young
people are held and will serve as life
long mementoes. Mr. and Mrs. Cook
are both too well known to need any
introduction to the people of this city.;
Mrs. Cook was born in this county
and has the respect and esteem of all.
Mr. Cook has lived among us for
Tlirl That perhaps you are
J.S1U I li making a mistake by not
pnpi> getting our prices on
oci Watches and Jewelry be
nr»f»lir fore y°u buy your Xmas
UU UI presents. We can supply
tn mil J°u- Call and see.
J u u Jeffords & Sons.
Mr. Chas. Barnes of Webster town
ship was called to Smith Center, Kas.,
Monday afternoon by the dangerous
illness of his good mother.
G. W. Marvel orders the North
westerh to reach him at Wallowa,
Oregon, where he and Mrs. Marvel
are at present visiting their niece,
Mrs. Rae Searle.
We understand our Methodist
friends will begin revival services
the first of January’. If there is a
sinner in Loup City, it will be a good
place for him to go.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
J. I. Depew was buried from the
Methodist church last Friday after
noon. Our people in their entirety
are with them in their sorrow.
Mrs. L. M. Hartman of St. Joe, is
visiting her son, Bert German, and
her sister and brother, Mrs. J. A.
Gilbert and Judge Moon, and other
relatives. She will remain over the
Died, Sunday morning, Dec. 15th,
of spinal mengitis, the 4-year-old son
of Mr. Jacob Ritz, five miles east of
Loup City. The sorrowing faipily
have the sympathy of all in the loss
of their little darling.
The picturesof the Hayhurst-Galla
way Hardware store taken by Artist
Boone are certainly the finest of the
kind we nave ever seen. There are
two inside views and an outside view,
and they will have to be seen to be
The Lockes played to a record
breaking business at Marysville.
Their play “A Kansas Sunflower” is
a beautiful story of Kansas, pure and
simple.—Topeka Capital. The above
company will be at the Loup City
Loup City opera house, Monday, Dec.
Christmas services will be held at
the Presbyterian cnurch next Sunday
both morning and evening. Special
Christmas music will be rendered on
both occasions and the pastor will
preach appropriate sermons. All are
cordially invited to attend these ser
The play given by the Arcadia
young beople in our opera house last
Thursday evening was highly spoken
of by those in attendance. The cast
showed much histrontic talent, far in
the lead of many of the professionals
who appear at various times to our
At the Presbyterian church on
Tuesday evening the Sunday school
will render their Christmas program.
It will be good, as usual. Christmas
trees, candy, etc., Santa Claus, too,
will be the principal attraction for
the children and some of the grown
ups. You are invited to attend.
On Friday evening, Dec. 20, com
mencing at 8 o’clock, Miss Nettie
Conger’s primary pupils will render a
Christmas cantata entitled, “The
Beautiful Spirit of Christmas,” at
the Methodist church. This cantata
will be given at the church on account
of the crowded condition at the
school house. A cordial invitation
is extended to all.
The editor is at at present enjoy
ing (?) one of those perennial blessings
known of all men and some women as
a lovely siege of rheumatism. If the
paper this week is full of grunts,
groans and growls, just lay it to the
pesky pain that assails us night and
and day. We make the fact known
as an advertisement to a generous
public that it will be impossible for
us to try all the recipes and nostrums
that each and every one subscribes
for us, and to save us answering a
multitude of questions, vis: “Have
you had a fall on the ice?” “Have
you corns?” “What’s the matter?”
etc., to all of whom, while we ap
preciate their solicitude, we are
tempted to yell in mortal agony, “No,
gol-dam it; it’s r-h-e-u-m-adtridtrihlfo
heaven’s sake shut
Card of Thanks.
We wish to express our heartfelt
appreciation of the many kindnesses
of our friends to us during the illness
and subsequent death of our darling
baby boy. Words cannot express the
deep sorrow we experience, nor the
consolation received by their kind
nesses in our hours of sorrow. May
a kind Providence ever be their help
at all times.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Depew,
Florence and Mabel Depew.
Gratification and Satisfaction
is always shown on the face of the
party who buys his Watch or Jewelr\
of us. We try to take greatest care
possible so that everything leaves our
store in first class condition.
Jeffords & Sons.
To the Public:
Accept a hale
Welcome to our Baptist sale,
Next Saturday and night ’till late:
We trust you are free that hour and
’Twill be informal like this rhyme,
Just come and buy and have a good
Elmer Hand and Charles Hall
shelled corn for C. S. Evans Monday.
Material arrived for the new depot
last week and now the carpenters are
here and have commenced work, so
Hazard will have a new depot in the
We all welcomed the snow which
fell last Thursday.
Will Ward, Charley Bass and T. H.
Donahoe were Ravenna visitors last
H. H. Thompson did business in
Loup City last Thursday.
John Philpot has added a new build
ing to his implement store.
S. S. Evans is building a new house.
Mrs. Caldwallader did business at
Litchfield last Wednesday.
J he temperance peopleof Litchfield
by J. T. Campbell held an in
teresting meeting here on Sunday,
Dec. 8tli, which was well attended.
Our druggist, O A. Hochreiter, is
keeping bachelor's hall these days
while Mrs. Hochreiter is visiting
friends at Ravenna.
Our new minister, Rev. Shellen
liarger, tilled the Hazard pulpit Sun
day morning and evening.
Miss Naumann's pupils will give a
Christmas program Friday afternoon.
David Anderson, Jim Grow and May
Whittaker were absentees from Miss
! Crews’ room last week.
The tenth grade tried to pass an
( xamination in History last Friday.
The report is that the grades did not
go below 0, but they went down with
Delmar Draper is absent from Miss
Crews’ room on account of a stiff neck.
Miss Young’s pupils will render
t heir Christmas program Friday morn
ing. Begins at 10:30.
If you see a school kid with an es
pecially broad grin on his face, you
may know that he is thinking of
Mr. Young’s pupils will give their
entertainment Friday afternoon.
Last Friday evening the members
of the tenth grade, accompanied by
Misses Beynon and Fries, drove out
to Wiggle ’Creek. All report a very
Miss Crews’ room will have the
pleasure (nit) of meeting an exam in
Physiology on Wednesday afternoon.
Alice Minshull has been absent
from Mr. Young's room this week on
account of sickness.
Miss Conger’s pupils will render a
Christmas cantata at the Methodist
church, Friday evening, Dec. 20th.
This cantata is given at the church
on account of the crowded condition
of the school house. Everybody come.
I wish to inform the people of
Loup City, adjoining towns and coun
ties that I am prepared to put down
hydraulic wells, also repair wells and
give satisfaction. Phone 5 on 12.
43 C. B. Haines.
The commissioner appointed to view and
locate a road commencing at the northeast
corner of the northwest quarter of Sec
tion four (411 Township fourteen (14). Range
fourteen ,14). and running thence north
on the half-section line of section thirty
three (33), .Township fifteen (15). Range four
teen (14), und,terminating at center of Section
thirty-three (33;, which connects to th • main
traveled road running to Loup City. Neb . in
Township fifteen (15). Range fourteen (14). has
reported in favor of the establishment thereof
and all claims for damages or objections there
to must be filed in the office of the county
clerk on or before noon of the 10th day of
February, 1908, or said road will be established
without reference thereto.
Dated this 30th day of November, 1007.
C. F. Beushausen. County Clerk. ,
(Last pub. Jan. 3)
Notice to Bidders.
I, C. F. Beushausen, Clerk of Sherman coun
ty, Nebraska, estimate that the following
books, blanks and stationery will be required
for the use of the county officers for the en
LOT OME—Three gross lead pencils, best
grade; one gross pen holders; twelve quarts
Arnold’s writing fluid: twelve gross steel pens;
twenty-four gross assorted rubber bands; two
reams Columbia legal cap; one gross Indelible
election pencils; three dozen election Ink
cones; eight eight-quire record books (two
printed head, two printed forms, and four
plain), patent flexible back, flap opening, best
Hnen paper: four loose leaf records. 700 pages
to book (two plain and two printed forms) best
linen paper; 3.000 triplicate tax receipts
blocked: 4.000 tax receipts in triplicate, bound
and perforated, 300 In book, for county treas
urer to fold for use with carbon paper: tbir
teen sets of poll books, envelopes and ballot
sacks; seven chattel mortgage files, 300 In file.
LOT TWO-I.OOO 1-8 sheet blanks; 5.000 1-4
sheet blanks; 3.000 1-3 sheet blanks; 1,000full
sheet blanks, all blanks to be of good quality
paper; 3.000 note heads; 6,000 letter heads,
note heads and letter heads to be of good
quality paper: 4,000 6VS inch xxx envelopes;
3.0U0 10-inch xxx envelopes.
LOT THREE—Court dockets, one case to
page. Indexed, with list of jurors, court officers
and resident attorneys, on rap paper, in lots
of forty; 6,000 election ballots.
Sealed bids for each or any of the above three
lots of supplies must be filed with the county
clerk nt his office In Loup City, Nebraska, on
or before noon of the first day of January. 1908.
Sealed bids will also be received and must
be filed in the county elerk’s office on or
before noon of the first day of January, 1908,
for publishing delinquent tax list. County
Treasurer s financial statement, road and
bridge- notices, and other notices required by
The eonnty board reserves the right to reject
say aed all bids.
_ Dated at Loup City, Nebraska, this 3nd day
■ _ .
Get your hard and soft coal now,
before prices advance, at the Leinin
ger Lumber Co.
Farmers, we give more pounds of
flour per bushel for wheat than any
mill near here and every sack guar
Lotrp City Mill & Light Co.
Farms for Sale
in Nebraska and Virginia. For full
information see or write A. O. Zim
merman, Hallboro, Virginia., or A. L.
Zimmerman, Loup City, Neb.
I Cure Nerve-Vital Debility, Weak
ness, Drains, Rupture, Stricture,
Varicocele, Blood Poison, Private
Skin and Chronic Diseaees of Men
I do not ask you to,
come to me first if you
believe others can cure
you. (should they fail,
don’t Rive up. It is
better to came late
than not at all. Re
member, that curing
diseases after all oth
ers have failed has
|been my specialty for
lyears. II you cannot
ivisit me personally.
^ write s> [upturns mat trouoie you most. A
: vast majority of cases can be cured by my
| system of home treatment, which is the most
: successful system ever devised, i make no
charge for private counsel and give to each
patient a legal contract in writing, backed
by abundant capital, to hold for the promise
Physicians having stubborn cases 10 treat
are cordially invited»Mf\|||pjU cured of all
to consult with me. ” VIHEW womb and
1 bladder diseaser. ulcerations, menstrual
irouble. etc. confidential. Private home in
the suburbs, before and during confinement.
Motherly care and best atteutlon guaran
teed. Qood homes found for babies.
PPPPI POSITIVELY FREE!
* 1 No charge whatever to anv
man. woman or child living in LOUP CITY
or vicinity, suffering from any CHRONIC
DISEASE, a *10.00 X-RAY EXAMINA
TION. Come and let me look Inside of you
i absolutely free of charge.
Dr Rich specialist, orand
fc/r. men, ISLAND. NEB. omce op
posite City Hall, 1U3 \V. Second Street,
Winter Tourist Rates
• Winter Tourist excursion rates to
Florida, to the Gulf country, and
to Southwestern and Cuban re
Cheap rate excursions the first and
third Tuesdays in Dec
ember to points in Kansas, Okla
homa, the Gulf country, Colo
rado, Utah, Wyoming, Big Horn
Basin, Montana and the North
west. Ask your nearest agent or
write the undersigned.
Big Horn Basin and
Yellowstone Yelley Dis
We help you buy land. Person
ally conducted landseekers exeur
sione in charge of Mr. D. Clem
Deaver, are run on the first and
third Tuesdays in December to
the Kinkaid free land district in
northwest Nebraska, to tne Big
Horn Ba-in, and to Yellowstone
Valley near Billings, Montana.
Put your money in land, and let
us help you find locations at the
early akd ground floor prices; yot
can homestead under the Govern
ment ditch, or take up land under
the Carey act at 50 cents per acre
plus the cost of water. There is
no section of the West with a mcrj
active and certain irrigation de
velopment than the Big Horn
Basin. Write D. Clem Deaver,
General Agent Landseekers Infor
mation Bureau. Omaha. No
charge for his services.
R. L. ARTHUR,
Ticket Agent, Loup City, Neb.
L. W. Wakeley, G. P. A.
Here are to be seen some of
the grandest sights in the
World. There are Forests,
Lakes, Mountains, Seaside
Resorts, and, in short, a hun
dred things of interest that
typify California. If you wish
to get the most pleasure out
of your vacation, you should
make this great Winter resort
your destination. The perfect
hotel service of California is
carried out in the superbly
The short line to Portland.
G. W. Collipriest
Watch This Space
Hayhurst - Galloway
Hardware Go. >
When You Are Looking for
and don’t know what to get
come in tell your troubles
to us. We have.
Wall Pockets, Phonographs
and Rockers, Reception Sets
Indian Baskets, Sewing and
Child's Rockers, Leather Up
holstered Chairs, and most
complete line of Furniture
in Loup City.
Christensen & Ferdinandt
Christensen & Ferdinandt,
Undertakers and Embahners
Loup City, fiebfaska,
Posts, Shingles, Lime and Cement
Hard and Soft Coal Always on Hand.
\gents for Shenvin-Willianis Prepared Paints
E. Gr. Taylor, J. S. Pedler, C. C. Carlson.
President. Vice President Cashier
W: R. Mellor, J. W. Long, S. N. Sweetland
LOUP HIT STATE UK
LOUP CITY, NEBRASKA.
Capital Stock, - - $26,000.00
Individual Liability, $260,000.00
Subset ibe fof the
Less thap 2 cts. a Week
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