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A. P. CULLEY.
Attorney & Counselor-at-Law
(Office: First National Bank)
Loup City, Ncbr.
lOBP CITY. SBBSBSK3’
Practices in all Courts
Loup City, Neb.
R. J. NIGHTINGALE
Attorney and toelcr-it-Law
LOUlf PITY. NEB
R. H. MATHEW,
And Bonded Abstractor,
Loup City, Nebraska
0. E. LONGAC RE
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON
Office, Over New Bank.
TELEPHONE CALL, NO. 39
A. J. KEARNS
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Phone, 30. Office at Residence
Lnup Eiiy, - Nebraska
S. A. ALLEN.
LOUP CITY, • • NEB.
Office up stairs in the new State
W. L. MARCY.
LOUP 0ITY, NEB
OFFICE: East Side Public Sauaie
Phone. 10 on 36
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Loup City, - Nebraska.
Oulj set of Abstract books in county
F- F- F- Dray
F. F. Foster, Prop.
Office; Foster’s Barber Shop
To The Pacific Coast:
Very favorable excursion
rates to the Pacific Coast dur
ing the summer season of
1908,including special dates
in April to California as fol
lows: April 25th and 26th
Illustration, only §60 round
trip. The Coast tour is the
finest railroad journey in the
world. Make it this summer.
Also low one way rates dur
To Colorado end
Plan now for jour summer vaca
tion in Colorado, Wyoming, the
Black Hills, or Yellowstone Park.
Very low and attractive summer
tourist rates to the cool mountain
resorts—after June 1st.
1st and 3rd Tuesdays to
the west generally.
Big Horn Basin:
Auction sale for choice of the new
ly irrigated lands under the Oregon
Basin, or Wiley ditch, near Cody.
Opening in May, 1908. Alsosdlendid
chances yet for homesteading Gov
ernment irrigated lands near Gar
land, Wyo. Write D. Clem Deaver,
Landseekers’ Information Bureau,
Omaha. He will personally conduct
Landseekers excursions to the Big
Horn Basin first and third Tuesdays
of each month through tne summer.
Excellent business chances in new
and growing towns on Burlington
extensions. Write Mr. Deaver or
R. L. ARTHUR,
Ticket Agent, Loup City, Neb.
L. W. Wakelky, G. P. A.
Saloons Agree to Obey Law.
Nebraska City, Neb., April 25.—
(Special.)—At a meeting of the city
council held last evening the re
monstrances filed by live of the min
isters of this city were withdrawn as
regards all of the saloons, except the
one run by Mr. Gross on Tenth street
and they refused to withdraw that
one. All screens are down and the
saloonkeepers have signed written
agreements not to sell intoxicants tc
minors or habitual drunkards. Then
will be only thirteen instead of four
teen saloons this year and permits
have been granted to five drugstores
It is thought this will end the tighl
on the saloons here, as the ministers
have accomplished what they startec
he pleased without awakening more | | ft
WE HAVE THE BEST
Come and let us show
you, if you are from
Our Prices Are Right
Ladies’s Shoes, $1.50 to $4.00
'■ Oxfords, 1.25 to 3.50
Mens’ Shoes, 1.50 to 6.00
Children’s Shoes, .30 to 2.00
And a Full Line of
TERMS:—91.00 PER TEAR. IF PAID IN ADTANC1
Entered at the Loup Citv Postofflce for trans
mission through the mails as second
Office ’Phone, - - - 6 on 108
Residence ’Phone, - 2 on 108
1 J. \V. BURLEIGH. Ed. and Pul.
Many of the leading newspapers of
the state are favorably mentioning
the candidacy of H. L. Cook for state
auditor. The Northwestern is alwavs
pleased to say a good word for any
officer who shows his iitness for serv
ice. Mr. Cook, as deputy state auditor,
has done many things to elevate the
efficiency of the auditor's office, and
he lias been insistent upon publicity
upon state expenditures. It is directly
due to his efforts that the people have
been allowed information as to State
University expenditures, which will
result in a better feeling between the
University and the taxpayers. Mr.
Cook has been a resident of the Loup
country for the past 25 years and was
on the first train which pulled into
Loup City. Many very estimable
families living in the east side of
Sherman county were located here by
Mr. Cook while runniug his real
estate office at St. Paul, so we feel an
interest in one who. although not a
resident of our county is so closely in
touch with us. Mr. Cook is in full
accord with the reform laws of the
last legislature and believing that
under the primary laws the votes of
the people should be supreme, he
made no effort to secure endorsement
by Howard county at the late county
convention, which is providing some
capital for some of his opponents. We
shall be pleased at Mr. Cook’s success
at the Republican primaries, and al
though we are not in full accord with
the primary law. still while it is on
our statute books we shall expect
that law abiding citizens will live up
to its conditions, and admire Mr.
Cook's position in leaving the matter
of nominations wholly with the people.
Never, according to local railway
men. since the halcyon days of Coxey's
and Kelly's famous armies, says the
Lincoln Star, have there been so
many unemployed and idle men hobo
ing it in Nebraska and using the
freight trains as a means of convey
ance. Burlington officials say that
along their lines between Lincoln and
Ravenna, Lincoln and Omaha, and
Lincoln and Denver there are hun
dreds of these idlers, who have poured
into this section of the country since
warm weather set in expecting to be
employed. Near Ashland the •‘bos-'
have a regular camp where they cook
their ‘‘Mulligan stews” and sleep.
Railway officials further state that
many times where these men board a
treight in numbers they virtually
take possession of it and the crew can
not eject them.
A monster tornado, parent and
branches, last Friday swept over
Mississippi. Louisaua, Georgia and
Alabama, devastating a large number
of towns and a vast area of country,
lasting over twelve hours, destroying
millions of dollars worth of property,
resulting in the death of upwards of
500 persons and injuring upwards of
1,000 Jpersons. No such ; tornado has
ever visited the United States before,
and no such loss of life or wholesale
injury to persons and destruction of
property has followed in the wake of
a like demon. Sixty-six towns and
cities in the above named states were
swept by the tornado as follows:
Louisana 12, Mississippi 19, Georgia
19, Alabama 16, with Tennessee yet
to hear from, which it is thought will
add greatly to the fetal.
A Nebraska man has figured ou
that if all the cattle we ship to mar
ket each year were one cow she would
browse on the tropical vegetation
along the equator, while her tail was
switching icicles off the north pole.
By the aid of higher mathematics he
has also made the discovery that if
all the hogs we slaughter annually
were one hog that animal could dig
the Panama canal in two roots and a
half, and its squeal would be so loud
it would jar the aurora borealis. It
may be questioned whether there are
better mathematicians anywhere than
1 some of those Nebraskans—when they
set their imagination at work.—
State Gets Setback.
The supreme court of the United
States lias checked tiie progress of the
railroad rate cases brought by the At
torney General to restrain the rail
I roads from the violation of the Aldrich
! commodity rate law. tiie two-cent pas
j senger law and the railway commission
law. The decision does not pretend to
pass upon the merits of the case but
raises the technical objection that the
attorney general should have gone to
the supreme court on appeal from the
circuit court rather than to ask for a
writ of mandamus.
Tiie language of Judge Fuller in
the decision indicates, however, that
every technicality will be resorted to
in order to defeat the state. The at
torney general will proceed at once to
appeal from the decision of the lower
court and get a trial on the merits as
soon as possible.
Comment ing on the decision Senator
Xorris Grown says: "There is nothing
in the opinion by the supreme court
to discourage the legal department of
state in its efforts to enforce the stat
utes of the last legislature. The hard
ship of the opinion is that it deprives
the state of expeditious and speedy
relief to which 1 believe it to be en
A Big Show.
Campbell Brothers Consolidated
Shows are advertised to exhibit in
Ord. Neb., on Wednesday. May6. and
on that day it is safe to say, everyone
will take a holiday as there will be
plenty of entertainment from early
morning till late at night for old and
All previous efforts of these able
circus managers have been surpassed
this year and they are presenting the
largest, cleanest and most gorgeous
entertainment that has ever been
given heretofore under canvas.
No labor has been too hard, no ex
pense too great, to gather together
a brilliant array of everything that
goes toward the making of a first
class circus: 500 head of fine high- j
spirited horses, over 300 human be-;
ings, many of them from foreign na-1
tions over the seas, all trained to per
fection in their own special art, bare
back riders, aerial artists, acrobats,
jugglers and others too numerous to
mention, besides the large and elab
orate menagerie weich has been se
cured at great expense and consists
of a herd of trained Elephants, Camels,
Lions, fierce as in their native forest,
Tigers. Leopards, an Asiatic Yak, im
ported direct from the land of Thibet,
and others as equally interesting.
The brilliant street parade will be
given promptly at 10 p. m.
Miss Zimmerman visited in Mr.
Young's room last Thursday after
noon, and gave the pupils an in
teresting description of some his
After school is called each after
noon. the pupils of Mr. Young's room
are entertained for a few minutes.
A short program is prepared by a
committee of three, appointed ' by
their teacher each day.
The class of '08 presented the Loup
City High School with three beauti
ful art pictures entitled “Achilles’
Horses,” "The Challenge” and
The debating team of the Loup
City nigh School went to Ord last
Friday morning to take part in the
debate with the Ord High School
that evening. A holiday had been
granted that all the teachers might
visit the schools at Ord, and quite a
number of the high school pupils and
friends were present to hear the con
test. The question discussed was:
Resolved. That the government should
own and operate the railways of the
United States. Ord had the affirma
tive with these speakers, Archie
Coombs, George Munn and Clayton
Burke. Loup City had the negative,
supported by Clifford Rein, Christian
Sorensen and Archie Kearns. Each
speaker had tenminutas forargument
and five minutes for rebuttal. The
judges were Supt. Martin of St. Paul.
Supt. Ryan and Judge Hanna of
Greeley. The decision was two to
one in favor of Ord. After the
debate a reception was given to the
visitors at which tliev were enter
tained in the best of style. Although
defeated, the High School has more
confidence in its debating team than
Worcester, a city of 130,000 in
Massachusetts, and which has hereto
fore had as high as 128 saloons, will
be “dry” this year. Lynn, another
large city in that state, also goes dry,
as does a number of other important
cities and towns in that state.
What’s (lilc!) getting into the people?
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Death of G. H. Whitman.
George Henry Whitman was born in
Home, N. Y., January 16, 1843. and
died April 22, 1908, at his iiome in
Washington township, Sherman coun
ty, Nebraska, from a stroke of
paralysis, aged t>4 years, 9 months and
24 days. Wr. Whitman lived in his
native country till he was 3i> years old,
during which time lie was married to
Miss Elizahetli VanBuskirk, Oct. 14,
and where sis of his oldest chil
dren were born. In the spring of
1879, he came to Nebraska and to the
llalsora farm, in Washington town
ship. where he lived out the remain
der of his peaceful, quiet and happy
life. He leaves to mourn his untime
ly loss a wife and eight children—
four sons and four daughters, as fol
lows: W. W. Whitman of Catoosa,
Okla., G. H. Whitman, Jr., Mitchell,
Nebr.. J. H. Whitman of Grand Island,
Nebr.. Fred Whitman of Arcadia,
Nebr., Mrs. J. A. Geisler of Crete.
Nebr., Mrs. S. C. Hawthorne of Santa
Fe. N. M.. Mrs. W. M. Shettler of
Litclitield, Nebr., and Mrs. A. L.
Moon of Mitchell, Nebr., all of whom
were in constant attendance at his
bedside during the last two weeks of
liis illness and at the time when the
Grim Messenger came. Mr. Whitman
suffered a stroke of paralysis about
midnight on the 29th day of March,
1908, and was never thereafter able tc
gne utterance to speecn, tnougn n«
was conscious most of the time until
lie passed quietly and peacefully
away. The funeral services were con
ducted from the home by Rev. Brink
of Arcadia on Thursday, April 23, at
2 p. m.. and the remains laid to rest
I in Lee's Park cemetery. Of Mr.
j Whitman's life and character om
people are well acquainted, but noont
ut>ide of tiie mourning wife and chil
dren know the full force of his mag
nificent courage, indomitable will,
purity of principle and rugged, chival
ry of his nature, though of these his
legion of friends throughout this sec
tion had well favored glimpses in his
life among them. In deceased, all
who knew him found a kind sym
pathetic nature, warm friendship and
>unny temperament and loved to meet
and greet him as always there seemed
a bond of good fellowship in so doing.
In Mr. Whitman the Northwestern
has always found a steadfast friend
and well-w isher since coming to Loup
City, and with the relatives and un
told numberof friendsfeels a personal
loss in his removal to the Great
Beyond. May a kind Providence
comfort the bereaved wife and the
-talwart sons and loving daughters of
this truly good man who in going left
behind him a character well to be
emulated by all.
CARD OF THANKS.
The family of the late George H.
Whitman wish to thank the kind
friends and neighbors who gathered
about us in our sad and bitter
bereavement, and did so much to
assist and relieve us at the death and
burial of our husband and father.
Mrs. E. Whitman and Family.
Ord-Loup City Debate.
Last Friday morning the debating
team of the Loup City High School,
consisting of Clifford Rein, Christian
Sorensen and Archie Kearns, accom
panied by Supt. R. E. Dale drove to
(>rd to take part in the debate to be
held that evening. In spite of the
disagreeable day many from this city
went over to hear the debate and our
teachers spent the day in visiting the
Ord schools. The debate in the even
ing was held before a fair sized
audience. The affirmative side of the
question was upheld by Ord with
Archie Coombs, George Munn and
Clayton Burke as speakers, and the
affirmative side was taken by the
the Loup City team. The judges
were Supt. S N. Martin of St. Paul,
Supt. N. W. Ryan and Judge J. R.
Hanna of Greeley. The style of the
two teams was very different and the
debate was interesting from the first.
When the debate was finished the
partisans of both teams broke out
with clapping and yells that lasted
three or four minutes. The decision
of the judges was 2 to 1 in favor of
Ord. hut in percentages Ord was only
one-half of one percent ahead. After
the debate a reception was given to
the visitors. The supporters of the
crimson and grey came home feeling
that as hosts Ord was No. 1, and as
debaters they had given the worst
nervous shock they had experienced
for years. The following young ladies
and gentlemen attended from here:
Misses Beynon, Fries, Crews, Conger,
Nauraann, Winnie Onthouse, Esther
Musser, Lettie Peugh, Bessie Smith,
Mamie and Dora Truelsen, Maggie
Minshull, Ada Smith, Emma Rowe,
Klea McNulty and Messrs. R. E. Dale.
Dr. A. J. Kearns,Clifford Rein, Chris
tian Sorensen, Archie Kearns, Henry
Musser, Herman Ohlsen, Hempel
Jones, Prof. Young and Mr. Young,
Sr., J. B. Draper, Delmar Draper,
Edwin Ohlsen. Milford Tracy, Rufus
Hiddleson, Walter Callaham, Clayton
Mead and Athelbert Chase.
l he way at tmerson.
The man who takes a license this
year must expect to obey the law.
There must be no selling to minors,
no Sunday back door business, no
selling to drunkards. Saloons must
be closed at 10 p. m. and required to
remain closed until 6 o'clock a. m.
At present it is the custom to keep
open on dance nights until 3 o’clock
in the morning. The village board
should make a list of those who drink
to excess and those who fail to
support their families and instruct
saloon men not to sell to them. If a
man lias $1,500 to put into a saloon
license lit had better look at it twice
and then put it back Into his pocket,
unless lie intends to obey the law, be
cause liik license will probobly be
revoked.. Both the village board and
the votefs are pledged to see that the
laws are obeyed.—Emerson Enterprise
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Get ready to
Go to Work.
The Best Tors’; .
you can buy are al
ways the least ex
pensive tools to buy.
You can Alway s Find Such Tools in Our Stock.
Along R. R. No. I.
G. W. Hager lost a valuable horse
Miss Yelva Fross is again driving
to school from her home.
John O. Douglas is again able to be
out after a few days’ tussle with a
The rural route south starts to
morrow. This is Route No. 2.
IjAst Friday was a day that will J
long be remembered by all. Several
mail boxes were blown open and the
mail scattered for several rods.
Mrs. Carrie Lang of Fresno, Cal.,
sister of Supt. R. D. Hendrickson,
arrived last Saturday evening for a
visit with her mother and brother.
Miss Cora Fross went to Aurora
Saturday to visit her sister and other
Miss Mary Doragard was pretty
badly surprised last Wednesday night
when a crowd of young folks gathered
at her home to spend the evening in
honor of her birthday. She did not
say how old she was.
John Jackson w as at Litchfield last
Frank Weedin went to Loup City ,
One of Andy Coppersmith's mares'
gave birth to twin colts Saturday, j
Both died the same day.
Did you attend the party at Christ
Z wink’s Saturday night. If not. you \
missed a fine time.
School is again closed at Prairie
Gem school house. The pupils speak
very highly of their teacher the past
term. In the evening of the closing
day a box social was held with Supf
R. D. Hendrickson as auctioneer.
R. D. has a wide reputation as an all
around auctioneer. Don't fail to see
him. Ice cream and cake was had in
abundance also bananas.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Fry
Friday, a girl. Mother and baby doing
O. S. Fross and son were hauling |
hay from the hills Wednesday.
All early fruit killed by frost this j
week, alfalfa froze back several j
inches. Some farmers have as high !
50 acres of corn planted. We need a !
rain for alfalfa and winter wheat,
but the corn ground is in line shape. !
Late plums have not bloomed yet.
Several windmills along the route '
suffered during the high wind of
Miss Mary Domgard was helping at
E. L. Fr’ys Tuesday.
Tom Farsley and Joe Kowalewski
gave the carrier some fresh meat this
week. ^ _
It will be a wonder if fruit is not
all destroyed by the severe, freezing
weather of last Saturday Sunday
Monday and Tuesday and their fear
ful bad nights, but according to
Wilbur Waite, who examined one
tree at his home and found live out
jf eight blossoms all right, perhaps
the high winds counteracted the
otherwise blighting’ effects of the bad
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Come in and Look Over Our Line of
Rugs, Art Squares, Lin
eoliums, Lace Cur
taius and Portieres.
Don't Fail to Get Our Prices on
Christensen & Ferdinand!
Christensen & Ferdinandt,
Undertakers and Embahners
Notice For Publication
Department of the Interior. Land Office dt
Lincoln. Nebraska. March 18.
Notice is hereby given that Samuel S. Chilson
f Rav« nna. Neb . has filed notice of his inten
ion to make final five year proof in support of
rs claim, viz: Homestead Entry. No. 17846,
uade March 13, 1903. for the SE Section 30.
! wnship 14 N, Range It W. and that said
H)f will be made bl fore the County Judge of
". erman county, at Loup City, Neb., on May 2.
lie nan.cs the following witnesses to prove |
ii^ continuous residence upon, and cultivation
»! the land, viz John F. Vandrala. George 1
i lines. H. A. Wilkinson all of Ravenna. Neb
it i Albert Snyder of Loup City. Neb
('has. F. Shrpd. Register.
'Last pub. April 30»
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mss. Drains, Rupture. Stricture
Varicocele, Blood Poison. Private
Skin and Chronic Diseaees of Men
I do not ask you to
come to me first if >
believe others can cure
mu should they fail
don't g vc up y
letter to come late
N than not at all. tv
• * v member, that curing
>v d ;-.ea>e> after all oth
, ers hav* failed has
been my specialty for
years If you cannot
• Visit me personally
write s> '™n'be cared *>v my
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successful system everdcyistd
, harpe f»»r IH ixatc'-mm
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tubborn eases to treat
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'Tii-’r' disea'cr ulcerations, menstrual
iruible etc! Confidential. Private home in
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Motherly care amt best attention Ruaran
Good hemes found for babies.
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rltCC! No elm rue whatever to any
nan woman or child living in LOUP CITY
.r vicinity. sufTerintr from any CHRONIC
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nos. Come and let me look inside of you
absolutely free of charge.
Ar Rich specialist, grand
J'• *xicn, ISLAND. NEB. Office op
josite City Hall. Iu3 W. Second Street.
This is your opp >rtunit\
to make the trip ti> 5*an
I ran cisco, Los An^lt s,8an
Diego an<i many other
points in California at this
greatly reduce.! fare.
To April 30. 190S.
low one-way colonist rates
"ill be in effect to tin
above pohits. These tick
ets are good in tourist
sleeping ears and other the
advantages of the
:xcellent Through Trainmeni< c
For full information imiuire of
ur. W. Colliprie^
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