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--v4 MINER BROTHERS.
Any reason why a shopper should doubt the evidence of his or
her senses? Nhere isn't any such reasons; and that's why we
ask you to come and see for yourselves how well this store is
prepared to give pou special service and unequaled merchan
dise at a great saving.
A Simple Practice of Economy I
Is buying where you can do the best. This week's selling of
means a selection of about 30 pieces, all good patterns, Dimities,
Lawns, Piques and ginghams. The regular price was 10c to
25c a yard. Bargain price 6 and 10c a yard.
We sell 10c Dress Gingham at 7c per yard.
Are you realizing that the season for
is here? You will notice the material" and 'workmanship in
these garments are first class in every respect. We bought a
good many garments and bought them right. Our prices today
average lower on the goods made up than the material alone
K GOOD TI7UE TO BUY.
We have about one-half ccse of fancy standard prints left. No
two patterns alike. 10 yards for 32c until closed out.
WASH SKIRTS Linen skirts, well made, nicely trimmed, price $1.25 to $1.75.
Demins skirts, $1.00 to $2.00.
White Pique skirts, $2.00 to $2.75.
Ladies Wrappers, 75c, $1.00 and $1.50.
SHIRTINGS Amoskcag, gc; Southern Silk, regular ioc now 7c yd; Light weight
shirting at 5c yd.
MUSLINS Lonsdale cambric,. 9c yd. Bleached Lonsdale, 6!,'c yd. Bleached
medium weight, 5c yd. Unbleached L.L., 5c yd. Unbleached, medium
weight, 3$c yd.
Shirt - Waist Beauty !
Our waists this season are' very attractive. By carrying two
different lines it giver our customers a chance to get the very
best the market affordsjat a very low price.
The Job Lot of Waists we are selling at 29c are
Flour, Feed, Oats, Corn,
Baled Hay and Coal Oil.
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,RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA.
Lumber, Lime, Coal and Cement.
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Cloud, Nebr-,'.Phone No, 51.
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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA. JUNE 28, 1901,
Scissors Cr oiind,
ALL KINDS OF EDGE
Bob Barkley & W. F. Lodge
First door south of Star
bakery and restaurant.
All kinds of barber work executed
promptly and satisfaction
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FROM NOME, ALASKA.
Arctic Winter at Seen By a Former
Red CleucUr, and the Difficulties
One Must Go Through.
Nomk Citv, Alnska, May 80, 1001.
KitiTOR Chikk Having just returned
from another one of my mushing expo
iitions, and thinking of thn teqticst of
yours, I will endeavor to give you n tow
comments on nn Alnska winter, and of
urn nnpponings in general.
Tills lias been the severest winter
known in this part of Alaska for uloven
years. Dining January and February,
in a run of forty days, thirty-six ot
them weio blizzards, to which n No
braska bli.zud is a entitle 7.uhvr.
Snow has been from three to forty foot
deep nun 1110 meicurviiowii lo seventy
two below Many aio the "mushoi'H"
who when they leave Alaska will leave
either linger, toe, hand or foot behind,
and in many easts both hands or feet,
while over one hundred have perished
on the stampede trail. Men hearing of
11 rien sumo in mis or mat diieotinn
would "hit the pike" tor the now Eldo
rado, only to perish nn tho trail Tho
terrible amount of snow completely
coveted all the willows in tho creeks,
rivets and gulches, and made the elToit
to olitatn fuel nn impossibility in inaiiv
oases. 1 have known men to crawl
into their sleeping bags and lay from
forty-eight to M.ty hours to keep lrom
freezing I jiiot icluriied from n twenty-live
mill nip up in the mountains
Tho snow 1 found in ninny places thir
ty livi) to forty feet deep. It had a
crust on it strong enough to hold up
my dogs and sleigh, but I would have
dropped out of sight had I not worn
snow shoe. Since the Hist of Apillit
has not been necessary to have a liuht
nt any hour in our cabins. Now the
sun rises at 1;30 i.m. and tots about
10.30 p 111. llio shortest day licto diir-
ring tho -winter- was three hours nnd
foity-tive mltiiifs. The toituro to
many mineis who huve been on the
trail mining tho past forty or fifty days
is tho suffering caused by snow blind
ness. It nflects soma men oven if they
wear shaded, or snow glasses. You
may have some idea of the effect of tho
glare and glitter of tho sun's rays upon
tho snow bv taking n mirror nnd throw
ing the sun's lays into a person's eyes.
Of courio they can dodge that, but
hero you cannot, f r tho sun's mvs will
strike you no matter which way you
turn. My partner Jon my last trip was
weariug a doublo sot of dark colored
glasses 111 order to savo his eyes. I had
to blindfold him with n heavy bandage
and put him on the sledge, whiln I my
self wns not HlTccted in the least.
Some people got over it in a few dav
by keeping outof tho sun, while others
will have their eyes swelled shut for
Tho first steamer to arrivo from the
outside thi season was tho steam whal
er "Jeanie" whicli left Seattle on the
29th of April and' anived hero on the
24th of this month at 10 p m. She
plowed through holds of ice for 500
miles, bho hist encounterad ico sixty
miles this side of tho Unimae Pass
which is seventy-thioo miles east of
Dutch Harbor in tho Aleutian Islands.
Tho ico broke up heie about tho first of
April within two miles of shore and
has been traveling out nnd in with the
tido over siuce, but the ico along shore
for two miles out still lays anchored to
tho shore. The "Joanio" was sighted
out about seven miles, and then you
hiiuuiu iihvu nuani 1110 uin and
that was raised. Steam whistles blow
for two hours, cuns wero lired. bolls
rung, horns blow, and ovory old "sour
dough" yelled himself hoarse, and fully
two thousand people rushed pell-mell
out oyer the ico to the wator line to
gieot the "Jeanie." Seattle daily pa
pers which wero nearly ono month old
sold for tl.00 oach, oranges, lemons
and apples which wero brought in sild
for UOo onch. Tho "Jeanie" had -1!)
passengers at $200 each, and a full car
go of freight, consisting of fiuit, fresh
meats, potatoes, coal and coal oil. Tho
Jeanie also brought in seven mail
sucks of letters and four ton of papers,
books, magaaines, otc. whicli had accu
mulated sinco last Uctobor.
On May 25th Nome had liar Hist
great lire entailing a lost of over $100,
000 and no insurance. It caught at tho
southwest corner of Steadman avenue,
tho centra of tho business portion of
tho city, nnd destroyed twenty-llvo
bublness house. The volunteer fire
department diii good work. Tho only
thing that saved tho west half of the
city was that there was no wind ami all
the large transportation companies in
the neighborhood of tho fire paid the
miners ttvo aollurs an hour to help fight
it. by covering tho fronts of buildings
whicli faced tho lire op tho opposite
side of tho street with canvas, blankets
and pieces of tent, and keeping thorn
wet with water and snow.
Nome has been verv healthy all win.
ter, very little sickness, buttbeio may
bo plenty after it gels warmed up
That which is bothering both the
miner and the prospector iitlie lateness
of the season, hast year at this time
you couldn't find any snow unless it
was under some shady cieek or river
bank and tho frost in most uiaces had
iUfDpeard. My last year dm
summer month, nnd this year it was n
winter month. Between tho 10th nnd
20th of this nonth I started to put
down n prospect shaft on ono of my
bonch claims, tt-n foot square. I went
through frost for fourteen foot that I
had to blast. You will have some idea
ot tho severity of the winter when I tell
you that whole families of tliu natives,
both the Si wash Indians and tho hs
quimaux have boon found frozon to
death In their "Igloos", which is their
dugout house. The difference between
Hie igloo and a dugout is that the igloo
has nodoois or windows, so to speak.
The entrance is a tunnel from ten to
thirty feet long, through whicli you
have to crawl on your hands and Uncus.
For light thete is a round hole in the
center of the roof over which is
slrctclied a walrus bladder.
Alaska is going to bo tho greatest
producer ot gold and copper tho world
has ever known within tho next live
year. Theie has been soma very vnlti-
able copper discoveries madu this win
ter, anil also sonio very rich gold
striken. Tho coppwr In tho southeast
ern pint, and the g' ,d i.i Iho ninth
western pint, or what is known hcio as
the summer pent suln. Uicli strikes of
gold have been mado on tho Kisiiroam
and its trihutatlcs, also in tho Good
Hope Hay and lvolzabuo .sound country
nnd also in the Norton Hay and
Koyuk riven- coun'rios. As soon as the
coal mines, which are Tory oxtnnsivo,
in tlw Kolz.ibuu hound and Kobuck
liver at o opened up m that fuel ma
be more rcadilv obtained, then one half
of the mining will be done heie in tjio
winter time ami tho output will be
three-fouiths linger. Conl now is ?3ri
a ton, and if Red Cloud peoplo paid
8.1.00 for the same quality they would
kick like n bay steer. Tho Corwin
Coal Co. of San Francisco have buen at
woik all winter making oxtohMVo
shules, hoists and tloatiug slock, whicli
they will take, with a large fotce of
coal miners, to Kotzabu this senson,
whore they expect to initio coal very
extensively nnd ship to Alaska mining
points with I heir vessels, thereby
bringing coal down to a price that will
nuko it prolltable for winter mining.
The best clean-up for any ono initio this
winter was from tho Muttio, a bench
claim about ten miles north of here,
amounting to 8750,000. This was from
a pay sttoak ninety feet down.
Practically Alaska has but two sea
sonswinter and summer. It jumps
from ono right into the other. Tho
into arrival of summer this season is
going to bo u bad drawback to the
mining. Had miners anticipated this
there would have been a graal deal
more work dono during tho past win
ter and less prospecting. A porsoti
coming to this country should make up
hi) mind to put in not less than live
yeais here, for it will icquire that
amount of time to do what could he
dono in a more favorable climate in
two years. For fear this lengthy sheet
may drive you all to Hootche I will
with best regards to you, close, with
A. J. 'l'OMMNbON,
Nome City, Alaska.
The farmers nro all busy cultivating
corn and will soon huve to harvest rc
Corn la looking real well and as a
ruin is clean and some of it worked the
Ed Hutchison of Cora ha mado sev
eral wells in our tmrt and nuts a wind
I mill on every ono of them.
ilio liiorcnnnt on wheels, Mr. roter
son of Lebanon, makes tho rounds
weekly as far north as tho head of this
Several pieces of wheat and ryo are
nearly ripe nnd range in acreago from
ten to 100. Wheat has a large, long
head and plump grain.
Wm. UosHHcratis has treated his res
idence to a new coat of paiut and the
other ono on our creek that has not
built nuow or repaired says ho will
build in September.
Lawrenco Fitzgerald whose former
borne is in Davies coanty, Missouri,
has had word from his father that
things are pretty well dried up in that
part of tho country,
Tho alfalfa sown in this neck of the
woods this last spring is all up and
coming nlong nice, Ed Copor sowed
thirty acres and almost overy farmer
sowed u.ore or less.
Some havo got their alfalfa in the
stack. Chas. Arbucklo cut somo on
this crook that was two and one-half or
throe feet high. Who can compete
with that? It will make two tons to
Jesso Sapp has boon heard from. He
went from hero southwest on a pros
pectins tour andvrites baok to Scriv
ner, his father-in-law, that he has lo
cated in Graham county, Kansas near
Hill City, the county seat. His little
thro-year-old boy, Leslie, lives with
bis grand parents,
Ed Cooper has a new well and wind
mill and out of a 125 foot well 60 is
wator. Ho tilled two tanks, soaked up
all tho old barrels and filled them, then
ho turned (he water on his gaulen ono
night and thn next morning ho had a
mall lake imUwd ol a dry garden ad
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since ho had n good rain to brenk the
Emma Molino, Hattle Graham nnd
Myrtle Fitr.gerald nre attending nor
mal nt Smith Centre. They got their
district diplomas nt the expiration of
Mt. Hope sohool, or really at tho local
county examination held at Mt. Hono
by Prof. Otis Frazler and Miss Lenta
Frazler his assistant in tho examina
tion of seven best in our school.
Hlpe cherries in our ticighbrhood
and tho gooseberries will soon be ma
tured and tno peach crop isinotopo
com aging than usual. All grain looks
well If the rye and wheat did get n
little dry before the good rain came.
Wo wonder why hoiiih leave Kaunas
and NebiuNka for we well know they
cannot better their condition if they
own a farm here.
High south wiud and dry.
Harvesting Is tho order of the day.
Lon Wilmot's children nro on tho
sick list this week.
A largo number of people from lied
Cloud attended the plcnio nt Penny
creek. All report a good tlmn.
(tcoign and John Coglcr of Worn or,
Knns'ts, ntssetl through Lin ono day
this week eurottto for liostwiek.
Married, Mr Louis Aubushon of Lino
and Miss Diisy It isunerans of Walnut
creek, nt lied Cloud on June '21th.
Will uhushon, Clark Stevens, J. C.
Parkinson nnd Soph Itosencinns nro
the owner. of new binders this week.
Julius Wilbur, a grnndson of Grand
pa Hicks is back. He left here las;
year and reports seeing a gieat deal of
the United States.
Hcv. 1). 11. Dillon of North itranch
was the guest of Win. VituDyko Sun
day, and reports gjod meetings on
Ids charge this year.
Tho Fruit hoys are tho owners of s
steam engino for thotr threshing ma
chino nnd will bo ready for business as
soon as the grain is ready.
Nino hinders at work in Line.this
week cutting wheat. Tho wheat will
mnko about fif ecu or twenty bushols
per acre and is a first class grado.
Mr. and Mrs. Hllov Lowis, Mr. and
Mrs. Phelps nod son Hoy of Red Cloud,
Mr. nnd Mrs. Jensen of Walnut crock
and Walter Nobln's voung folks were
tho gnosis of Frank VanDyke Sunday.
Tho annual school meeting was not
largely nttonded. J. E. Fox was elect
ed director and a lovy of fifteen mills
mado. It wasdeclded to havo six
months school nnd Miss Hodge was en
gngod to teach.
The Childroii's 'Jy exercises wero
largoly attended. Uov. D. II. Dilhn of
North branch pavo a lecture on whnt
ho saw whilo hi Palestine nnd other
places. Evcryono wus well pleased and
wont away Baying that the dny was
IX gout of tho nroernm given at the
Sunday School convention in Lino Inst
Sunday was furnished, nud for want of
space wo nro couipcucu to icavc n. out.
There will be another car. But the man
can't wait. He chases the car and swings
on, panting and hot, but satisfied. He
keeps this gait up nil day. He works that
way, he lunches that way. He contin
ues this until his stomach "breaks down"
and nature compels him to "go slow."
Business men who have impaired their
digestion by hasty eating will find iu
Dr Pierce's Golden Medical Diseovery
a cure for dyspepsia and other diseases
of the stomach and organs of digestion
and nutrition. It does not give mere
temporary relief, but it effects a radical
cure. It strengthens the stomach, nour
ishes the nerves and purifies the blood.
" For Mx long yeir I mineral witti my liver,
kidneys, and with lndlgeitlon, which DaBtoa
the bent doctors in our country," writes K. I,.
Kantell, Unq., of Woolncy, l'rlnce WlllUm Co..
Va. "I luflered with ray ttomach and back for
a long; time, and after taking: a 'cart-load' of
medicine from three doctor. I Brew ao bad I
could hardly do n day's work. Would nav
drnth-llke ain in the tide, and blind spell,
and thoucht life wa hardlv worth ltvtnir. I
tx-Knii taking Dr. fierce' Golden Medical V
cocry nud 'I'leasant 1'ellet,' as adrised. lie
wxk I luul taken half of the second bottle I
bcjfnu to feel rilieved, I got six bottles ant .
used them, nnd nm happy to say I owe wy life
to Dr, fierce and hi tuedlcinea.
Dr. Pictct't fell cW MHsmbmm.
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