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About The Loup City northwestern. (Loup City, Neb.) 189?-1917 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 8, 1908)
A. P. CULLEY, President. IRA E. WILLIAMS, Cashier.
FIRST ITlil BANK
of uoup eppf.
Real Estate and all classes of loans
made promptly at lowest rates,
with optional payments.
A Few Market Quotations.
Corn, per bu. .60
Wheat, per bu. . .82 @ .85
Oats, per bu.>... .40 (a .43
Rye, per bu . .65
Butter, per lb.15 @ .18
Eggs, per doz. .16
Hens, per lb.Oltj
Spring chickens, per lb.0S>4
AM snort Order House
4 CONGER BROS, Bmps
( LOUP CITY, NEBRASKA
Hot Meals andLun dies at all Hours
Dray and Ice Delivery Office. Leave
BL orders with the cashier. aug20rf
For farm loans call on A. L.
Mi'.s Mary MinshuLl went to Lin
coln Tuesday morning.
Don’t forget Lee Bros, is the place
to get choicest of meats.
County Attorney Mathew had busi
ness at Bradshaw Tuesday.
W. F. Mason returned from his
Indiana trip Monday evening.
Plan to eat supper at the Methodist
basement Friday evening. Oct. 16.
I will guarantee 20c for butter fat
I test and pav cash.—A. E. Chase.
C. C. Carlson went to Omaha last
Friday, returning Tuesday evening.
If you want to buy or sell Real
Estate, call ou John \V. Long.
Tenus Biemond took in the Ak
Sar-Ben doings at Omaha last week.
Take your butter and eggs to Con
liiser’s. where you can get anything
Henning Claussen was down from
Washington township on business
Farm loans made on short notice
and at reasonable rates by A. L.
C. M. Snyder returned from Omaha
yesterday where lie had marketed a
car of cattle.
Don’t forget the big sale on
trimmed hats next Saturday at
E. G. Taylor took in the festival at
Grand Island Tuesday and incidental
ly sold a car of dour.
Do not be encouraged to try some
other flour but use Loup City flour
and patronize a home industry.
W. T. Gibson was on the sick list
the early part of the week and con
fined to the iiouse for several days.
On Saturday. Oct. 10,1 w ill have
a sale on trimmed hats. Don’t forget
the date. Hattie Froeii uni.
The Loup City Mercantile Co. gives
a nice book slate to every schoolchild
purchasing a pair of Star Brand shoes.
Miss Tony Erazim returned home
to Ravenna Wednesday for a few days'
visit. Mrs. B. J. Swanson accompam
. ing her.
Buy a pair of Star Brand shoes for
your child of school age and secure
the premium book slate free with
Loup City Mercantile Co.
Tomorrow (Friday evening The
Singers and Players Club, under the
auspices of the Slayton Lyceum Bu
reau. will appear at the Presbyterian
Don't forget that Friday evening,
Oct. 16. is when you take "supper a
the Methodist basement. A bigsuppei
for 25 cents. Home-made candies and
pop-corn also for sale.
Mr. Smith of St. Paul is a new
miller at the Loup City flouring mills
and the mills 'are n • a running la
and night to keep up with the in
creasing demand for the output.
.1 ust the thing for every school bov
and girl, a nice little look slate free
with every pair of Star Brand shoe.
purchased of the Loup City Mercan
tile Co. Call and see the red hoof
The plays given by Boyd Burrowe;
and his company at the opera houst
last Friday and Saturday evening;
were as usual up-to-date and wert
enjoyed both evenings by good house;
Boyd is a favorite in Loup City a1
elsewhere and is always greeted royal
lv by our people.
The Loup City Mill & Light Co
are better prepared than ever to ex
change flour for wheat. We stil
lrave a large amount of old wheal
flour which we exchange for new
wheat. We also have all kinds ol
feed. WTe want your business.
Loup City Mill & Light Co.
3 on 62, A si iley Conger, the dray
man. Get him.
Sheriff Williams returned Sunday
from his visit east.
Loans on real estate, call on
John \Y Long.
This section was visited by a heavy
rain last Sunday night.
Take supper at the Methodist base
ment Friday evening, Oct. 16.
See those mammoth Strougliton
wagons, just received by T. M. Reed.
Lessons given in Vocal and Instru
For Sale- Pure Bred Poland China
:ltoars and a few young Shorthorn
hulls. ' L. N. Smith.
Oakdale and Aztec coals are both
good burners. For sale by E. G.
, Tu.. lor.
The Ravenna Creamery Co. will
pay 20 cents for butter fat till further
: not ice.
Frank Dennis of Trenton, this
was in the city Monday even
ing and Tuesday.
Flies are coming. Get your screen
do ir- and windows of the Leininger
W. S. Waite returned last Thurs
day evening from his trip to the
Have you tried that fine bologna
| at Lee Bros', meat market? It is
mighty good eating.
Xels Enevoldsen of Boelus was an
over-Sunday visitor here with his
brother. Martin Enevoldsen and fami
Farmers should see those elegant
Strougliton wagons, a car load of
which have just been received bv
T. M. Reed.
Dus Lorentz went to Omaha last
Thursday to seethe sights of Ak-Sar
Ben. returning Monday evening by
was of Ravenna.
John W. Long is prepared to
make all Real Estate Loans on
short notice at lowest rates.
The Methodists will serve supper
! at the church basement Friday even
j ing. Oct. 16. Go and get a square
i meal at only 25 cents.
Mrs. Frank Mercer of Hamilton
j county has been visiting iier parents,
•ludge and Mrs. Angier, and other
relatives the past few days.
The Little Boston store is buying
cream for David Cole Creamery Co.,
Omaha, paying 2o cents cash and
testing while you wait. Bring in
1 your cream.
A baby boy was born last Sunday
! evening to Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Colli
■ priest. George is the happiest man
in Loup City now . having two queens
and a king as his household jewels.
Every child of school age will get a
! nice red book slate and pencil free at
: the Loup City Mercantile Co.'s store
I on purchase of a pair of Star Brand
| shoes. It is a most useful present.
Hear the Singers and Players Club
in their popular recitals of male quar
tets. string quartets, solos, folk songs,
comic songs, burlesques and comedy
skits, at the Presbyterian church
Friday evening, Oct. 9th.
H. M. Walker will sell at auction at
the Hound Front barn on Saturday,
Oct. loth, three mare and two horse
colts, all yearlings and all good stock.
It will pay you to remember the date
and lie on hand oo buy.
Will Strankman and son arrived
from Colby, Kas., Monday, with the
expectation of returning here to live
if he can find a suitable location.
Mrs. Strankman left last week for an
extended visit to her old home in
Germany. We heartily wish the good
family may locate again with us.
That car load of elegant Stroughton
wagons just received by T. M. Reed
look to us as though they would hold
treble what can be putin the ordina
ry farm wagons with side boards.
W ith our mammoth corn crop, one of
these w agons is just what each farmer
should have to enable him to keep up
with the times.
A telegram was received here Tues
day morning announcing the death
of Lawrence Briggs, son of O. E.
Briggs, a former resident of this city,
and a nephew of Mrs. J. W. Jones,
Mrs C. J. Tracy and F. E. Brewer,
which occurred at Sterling. Colo., the
evening previous, from typhoid fever.
1 Lawrence Briggs was about in years
of age at the time of his deatli and
was a braketnan on the railroad at
Sterling, w here lie died.
Rev. J. O. Hawk returned Mondav
evening from the Methodist conter
! cnee, w hich was held at Gothenburg
last week. He is retturned to this
appointment for another year, a fact
that will be hailed hv the people of
church here with much pleasure and
satisfaction. Other appointments of
preachers well known in Loup City
and Sherman county are as follows:
G. H. Wise returned to Beaver City:
H. S. French transferred to Elin
(’reek: John Madlev to Ragan-Sacra
mento, and W. E. Matthews, Sargent.
Appointments of interest to our
people are H. C. Barrett to Arcadia,
L. B. Shallenberger t:o Litchfield. A.
Gilson to North Loup, M. Bamford to
, ‘ *rd and A. J. Clifton to Ravenna.
The basket social held Tuesday
evening in the Methodist basement
was well attended and a neat sum
Born. Tuesday. Oct. 6, 1908, to Mr.
and Mrs. D. L. Jacoby, a boy. Now
D. L. is the proudest’man in Logan
Mr. and Mrs. Pres. Bell of the west
side of the river enjoyed last week at
Omaha witnessing the Ak-Sar-Ben
Dr. Jones went to Grand Island
Tuesday afternoon to attend the
Frontier Festival, returning home
Tom Daddow this week sold his
residence property occupied by W. F.
Anderson to John Fisher, who will
take possession March 1st.
Mrs. John Youngquest came up
from Aurora last evening to visit her
daughter. Mrs. D. L. Jacoby, and
family in Logan township.
The Brotherhood will meet next
Sunday afternoon at 3:30 and will be
addressed by Rev. Mr. Sherman. All
the men are wanted to attend.
The Sw anson shoe store has been
moved out on the street and the ex
cavation is nearly completed for the
foundation of the new building.
W. VV. Morsman was up from Grand
Island, Monday, and rented his pool
hall to a Mr. Wagner of Shelton, re
turning home Tuesday morning.
Rev. A. Woody, who has been visit
ing his son, H. A. Woody, left for his
California home Tuesday morning.
He will visit at several points en
Regular services at the Presby
I terian church next Sunday morning
and evening. Preaching by Rev. T.
| E. Sherman of Claremont. Minn.
Everyone cordially invited to attend.
On Monday afternoon of this week.
Dr. Grothan of St. Paul, assisted by
Dr. A. S. Main, performed an opera
tion on the diseased knee of Mrs. G.
W. Hunter, and at last reports the
lady is much improved and high hopes
are entertained of the ultimate re
covery of the injured member.
The first game of football for the
season here will be this week Satur
day afternoon at the ball park, be
tween the high school boys of
Ravenna and Loup City. The game
will be called at 2:30. and a small
admittance fee of 15 cents will be
charged to pay the expenses of same.
I You should encourage the boys by
! your attendance.
Dr. W. L. Marcy last week let the
contract to Messrs. Radeliffe and Syas
for his new residence, north of the
W. F. Mason home. It will be two
story, 24x26. with 16-foot posts, bell
shaped roof, and according to the
plans and specifications will be one of
the handsomest residences in Loup
City. Work is now rapidly progress
ing on the same.
A letter from Miss Pearl Keeler at
Columbia Station, Wash., states that
her father and mother are now visit
ing in Oregon and that her father
does not seem to improve in health
and the doctors are not able to do
much for him. The many frirnds of
Mr. Keeler here will regret the un
fa varable report as to his condition.
Miss Keeler sends her best regards to
all inquiring friends here.
.1. A. Converse came over from
Gibbon on business last Frida}- and
remained several days. He informed
us that Mrs. Converse was much
more seriously hurt in the accident
at Gibbon, of which we made men
tion last week, than was gleaned from
the Gibbon Reporter, and suffers
severely with her right side, in
ternally. It is to be hoped she will
soon recover her usual health.
Alice, the four-months'-old daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goodwin,
who died here last Friday, after a
lingering illness, was taken to Grand
Island the following day for burial.
The heartbroken family have the
sympathy of all in their saddest of
hours. The family wish us to ex
press their heartfelt thanks to the
kind friends who did so much by their
aid and sympathy in the fatafillness
and subsequent death of their dear
Judge and Mrs. J. A. Angier. ac
companied by Mr. Ed Angier. left
yesterday morning for Gentrv. Ark.,
Ed going along to assist in looking
after the welfare of the judge on the
journey. We trust a winter's sojourn
in that southern climate will prove
tieneficial to Mr. Angier's failing
health. A farewell partv was given
the judge and wife last Friday even
ing by a few intimate friends and
Did you ever notice that tobacco is
always clean? If a man drops a piece
of meat, no matter how clean the
floor may lie. he will either give it a
kick or pick it up and lay it to one
side. He will never eat it. But let
him drop his plug of tobacco on the
ground and no difference how dirty
; the spot where it fell, he will pick it
up and give it a careless swipe on his
coat sleeve or on the bosom of his
pants and then take a chew with
greater relish than ever.—Ex.
Newt. Vance took in the Ak-Sar
Ben festivities at Omaha last week,
going Tuesday morning and returning
Friday evening. He heard our next
president, Wm. H. Taft, at the
Auditorium, 10,000 people being
crowded into the building and thous
ands not being able to gain entrance,
and he was fortunate not only in
being able to get into the auditorium
but also in getting a seat within a
few feet of President Taft while he
was delivering his speech. He was
! most favorably impressed with the
The Society Editor sat in a large
theasre a few nights ago and saw a
famous actress. But he saw more thaq
that, or her—he saw the theatre fill
ed with women. The proportion of
women to men was as great as ten
to one. The disproportion was as
striking as at the usual religious ser
vice. And the question is, why? also,
w here are the men? More and more
the men and women are refusing to
mix in a social wey. The women are
filling the churches and the theatres
and the lecture halls and indulging
in receptions, pink teas and Kensing
tons. The men—just where are they?
"Father, dear father, come home
with me now, the clock in the steeple
strikes 10'’ They are at the ball
game, the golf links, the club room
or on the job. At any rate the sexes
are undeniably drifting apart socially.
Is it because the women art crowding
i into the avenues of trade and into
: the professions? Can the women tell?
j This being Leap Year mavbe thev
will give answer.—Fremont Tribune'.
I Have Some for Sale.
I have some fine young Poland
( hina Boars for sale. I don’t want
to -‘butt in" but if vou can't find one
that you like in anv other herd. I
would sell you one rather than have
you do without.
A* J. JOHNSON.
i lj mile north of Jenner’s Park.
get READY FOR
The Big Corn Crop!
By Buying the New
Stroughton W agon
They are the best on the market
made out of second growth hick
ory and oak bone dry.
Call and See Them.
T. M. Reed.
Along R. R. No. I.
Grant Rogers received the sad news
of the deatli of his father at Hotel)-1
kiss, Colo., and left for that place
last Monday. He is expected home
Frank Blaschke is working for the
C. & N. W. R. R. at Missouri Valley,
Andy Coppersmith is doing some
fine work on the roads along the west
J. A. Arnett has painted his barn.
Clear Creek and Wiggle Creek
played ball at Loup City Saturday
the score being S to 2 in favor of Clear
Creek. The return game will be
played at Litchfield next Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Foster were
visiting at Romeo Conger's Sunday.
A good rain covered the route Sun
day night. This makes two rains
over the route in the past ten days
and the soil is in fine condition.
Tom Driskell has been working the
roads east from his place this week.
The carrier and family spent last
| Sunday at Romeo Conger's.
McKinnie Eros., left overland last
1 week for O’Neill, Neb., to register
and also to hunt and fish. They ex
| pect to be gone 10 days.
Winter wheat is about all sown and
j some fields are getting green. Corn
ready to pick and some farmers have
to crib. It will average about 40
bushels per acre. Threshing is about
I>. Holmburg is building a new
Joe Blaschke and men were doing
some line road work this week.
Clarence Johnson went to Loup
J. Ling and Frank Weedin were
trading at Loup City Tuesday.
Frank Weedin shipped cattle to
Aurora last Thursday.
Crist Domgard was hauling hogs to
D. C. Leach last Thursday.
Dymac, Apple and Zwink were
threshing last week.
Don't take your letters to town to j
mail them, but mail them on the5
route. They will make just as good
time. Help your route.
J. Keister took some potatoes to
market last Thursday.
Carrier Betts on R. F. D. No. 2 out i
of Litchfield was at Loup City last
Wednesday. Mr. Betts is spending
Elder Miller was visiting at Sam
Foss’ last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Eli Foss and family 1
from Smith Center. Kansas, are visit
ing at the home of Sam Foss this i
About one-third of the corn was
blown down during the iiard wind of
O. S. Fross and sons have built a
sorghum mill and are running steady
every day. This is a nice thing to j
have so close to home.
Henry Apple is building an addition j
on the west side of his house this i
While working around the separa
tor last week Jake Zwink got one of
his legs badly cut in the band knives,
it requiring nine stitches to close the
wound, but lie is getting along tine
W. T. Clark put a shingled roof on
his hen house the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Foss went to
Grand Island Wednesday.
Supt. Hendrickson is busy visiting
schools. He visited at the Lone Elm
Frank Weedin went to Aurora
W. T. Clark was trading at Loup:
H. L. Bell, Andy Coppersmith, L.
Johnson, Gene Miller and A. L. |
Enderlee gave the carrier a treat this
John Olson who was kicked by aj
horse some two weeks ago, is still :
confied to his bed. lie has also been
suffering with rheumatism in his
Andy Coppersmith and family are
enjoying a visit from relatives from
Art Eisner was out on the route
last week taking pictures.
Miss Effie Coppersmith went to
Omaha last week to take in the
Adam Zahn took a load of wheat
to Loup City-Wednesday.
Why not run the road drag over the
roads to the bridges?
Phone A. T. Conger, 3 on 62, when
in need of a dray man.
Three miles south of Loup Citr,
17 fall and spring Poland China hoars,
good bone and lenghth.
B. W. PABKnURST.
Wild Rose Stock Farm
I have a choice lot of
Pure Poland China Boars
Long, lengthy fellows,
and a few.
Reds and Roans, that are
right in individuality and
breeding. Call and see....
L. N. SMITH,
i Telephone, 2 on 12. Loup City, Neb.
J. H. Johansen’s
LOUP VAELEY HERD OF
Twelve huskv fall boars, sired bv
O. K. Chief 41t>73.
Fifteen spring boars, sired by Oom
Paul 47305, Standard Chief 47303, Te
cuinseli Look 473»>4, Habher’s Hadley
47414. Meddlesome 40002 and Gigantic,
out of such sows as Waunetta 0,93751 .
Queen Louise (107188). Mollie May
(93478). Aurora Girl (1145oo) and .Jen
nie A. (91852).
As 1 bought four sows at sales this
year, can supply my old customers, as
well as new ones.
I also have a few bred sows due to
farrow in October that. I will sell
If in need of anybhingin either line
you will do well by calling and look
ing over the herd. Farm 3-4ths mile
southeast of town. Telephone con
nection. H. ,T. JOHANSEN. Prop.
Loup City, Sherman Co., Nebraska
The following resolutions, passed by
the County Board, are self explana
tory. and are published that the
voters of the county may better un
derstand how to vote on the proposi
tion at the general election:
Whereas : During the month of June ami
July. 1906. \V. 1. Gibson. ;ii the instance am
request of tbe County Boned of Sherman county
Nebraska, furoi.hed certain bridge material*
lor said county, a;- itemized statement of which
has heretofore been tiled with tbe County Boaru
and is now a part of tbe official records tlier^oi.
at tbe agreed sum of $329.56. and that tbereaftei
pursuant to an agreement made nnd entered
into by and between tiie said W T. Gibson and
the said County Board, tbe said W. T. Gibsoi
done and performed labor and work and rend
ered services. for tlie county Jof Sherman, an
ifsmized account of which is on tile and of rec
ord as a part of tbe official records of said Couii
to Board, that4be agreed price of said labor,
work aud service w as the sum oi $n»c.0o. Thai
thereafter during tbe said months, the said W.
T. G ids on. at the request of said County Board, |
done and pet formed twenty-seven days labor, i
and four aud one half days work with one team. ;
lor the county of Shenuan. at the agreed price!
ot $76.50 That the total of said sums aggregate
the total sum of $556.06. That tbe work, labor 1
and materials tarnished. pursuant to said sever- i
al agreements, were severally' inspected by said
County Board a.id accepted and approved,
i bat tin realtor the said W. T. Gibson tiled bis i
claim against said county of Sherman, w ith tbe
said Count v Hoard for tbe several sums herein
before enumerated ; that said claims were each
approved allowed and warrants were so drawn
to the said W . i. Gibson. That thereafter it
was discovered thai the County Bon d iit enter
ing into the several agreement's above mention
ed. nut acting in abso ute good faith had failed
to comply wt li the statutee ol the state of Ne
ll a ka. in sin b cases made and provided, and
on accouut ol - m b mistake the said \Y . T. Gib
so was. and si.11 i> prevented fn-ui cashing liis
said wairant, her* o lore i • iitu>‘, :mi from
rr.-. iv g an' »* y whatever lor 'he work, labor
and materia.> above mentioned. That the said
\\ . T Gibson has also aetea in gond faith in
«ach particular aud has done .aid performed
ins wmk to the • eiiip e e satis action of saiu
Board, and is without relief to collect said sum.
or sums or auy part ilieregf, at law or in equity.
It a so being the fact that said county of Sher
man has uer ved great peneiit from the above
inciikloliMO wmk and in.iter aland still is enjoy -
ing the uses and benefits of the same, and *i*
willing and ready to pay for the same, ll it can
t*e legally done, and does not desire to de.-r ve
the said W. i. Gin-on ol which he lias justly
and faithfully earned and is entitled to. And d
appearing to the said County Board, and other
county olhceis. whose dimes govern such mat
ters. that an i x press ion from the people of
Gherman county, at the next general election,
in regard to the payment or non-payment of
said claims, or warrant therefore, should be had
and it said expression ol the vote s should be iu
favor o paying said VV. T. Gibson, the said
sums, or total sum, the County Board and other
county officers, whose duties pertam to such
matters, will bn enabled to pay said sum or
sums,as equity, good conscience' and justice de
Therefore, be it resolved : That there be
placed upon the regular ball )t, at the next
general election, held in November 190H. m the
manner and form as may hereafter be decided
upon by iht* said County Board, and other
county officers, an expression ol the voters as to
whet for. or not. the said claim, or claims, of the
said W. T. Gibsoti shoulu be paid by the county
ot Sherman .
A like resolution was passed by the
Board at the same meeting as to a
second agreement, wherein the county
is indebted to W. T. Gibson in the
sum of $512.24 for bridge building
which is also tied up.
Misses Gladys Peugh 'end Bessie
Brodock visited high school last week.
Next Saturday afternoon the Loup
City High School foot-ball team will
play against the Ravenna team at
the Loup City ball diamond. Every
body come and yell for Loup City.
Rev. James gave the high school a
very interesting talk on “The Power
of Habit” one morning last week.
We all hope he will come again.
The new seats will be set up in
High School No. 2 this week.
The Normal class in grammer was
started this week under Miss Beynon.
In the second intermediate there
were 31 pupils out of 51 neither absent
This year there will be a series of
three debates given for place in the
team. The first debate will be given
Oct. 16th, 1908.
Charming Fall Millinery
I will have on display a large
number of new fall silk, satin and
felt hats, nobbily trimmed with
pretty ribbons, novelties and ostrich
feathers. Remember I will have a
big sale on these hats, Saturday, Oct.
10th. Hattie Fboehlich.
Come and get a large
or a nice
NINE-INCH SALAD BOWL FREE
2-lb. of Coffee at 25 cts. a Pound
These are the nicest we ever had and
they will not last long. You get your
choice as long as they last.
Our Guarantee VelvetRug :
9x12 Beautiful Parlor Rug - $30.00 \
Our Highest Grade Axminister <
Rugs, Flowered Design - 27.50
Reversible Cashmere Rugs, 9x12, 15.00
9x12 Art Squares from $4.50 to
$11.00, according to quality
All sizes of Oil Cloth and Stove Rugs. A
large line of Floor Rugs to select from.
Come in and let us show you that we
can save you money on Floor Coverings.
Christensen & Ferdinandt
Christensen & Ferdinandt,
Undertakers and Embalmers
~*J. I. DEPEWS&*
Blacksmith 9 Wagon Maker,
My (boo is the largest and best equipped north of the Platte Elver
I have a tour horse engine and a complete line of the latest Improved, ma
chluery, also a force of experienced men who know b»w to operate It and
torn ont a Job with neatness and dispatch.
MY PRICES ARE REASONABLE AND PROMPT
ATTENTION OTVEN TO AT.T. PTTQTOlttEKft
IOWA GATES for the FARN
By sliding this ring back, the largest hog may
pass under and have the run of two lots. Or raise
your gate to drive hogs in or out. Your larger
stock cannot get out while you are busy. The
IOWA CATE works fine this way. When you have
time drop around and look over the gate hungup at
Loup City, Ashton, Rockville, Schaupps, and Arcadia, Neb.
E. Gr. Taylor, J. S. Pedler, C. C. Carlson.
President. Vice President Cashier
W: R. Mellor, J. W. Long, 8. N.QSweetland
LOUP m STATE’ BASK
LOUP CITY, NEBRASKA.
Capital Stock, • - $25,000.00
Individual Liability, $250,000.00
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