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About Hemingford herald. (Hemingford, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1895-190? | View Entire Issue (June 24, 1898)
OFFICIAL PAPER OF
OX BUTTE COUNTY
T. J. O'KEQPK. Publisher.
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Vla mail mnttnr. Tun IlKttU.tHdorotrd Jo
,tl' Intprt'RlH of lUmlUKfurd and Dux Hutto
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V. M. IMiKf.ri Clerk.
JH. If. II. Hr ETT .ludM.
'1:. 1 bWKKSW SllPriir.
AV.M. IOIiENCK Attorney.
Mih A..E. Ni,sUnu S' o.iiitymleut.
I)u. V. K. Mh.leii Coroner.
1)11. C. A. lloI.urtuoK Vlijflcinn.
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jab. IIoi.i.iniukk ....('(jnimiKhlimerViiil Dint,
(i. W. Uuni'an ('oiumiHUmr:irU Dist.
J. E. (POfRTEK,
oc Attorney - at Law:x
Ollico hi Syndicate lllock.
W. M. IOQEMCE,
ATTOR.NB3,r - A.T - IjurVW,
Practice n nil thn rourta
TUTTLE & TAS3I
Attorneys - at - Law,
DR. C. A. HOLBROOK,
fpH YS1CUJ1 and SUKGEOJJ,
Residence. Hull bouse. Office
First door north Box Butte
Hemingford, -:- Nebraska
T. J. O'KEEFE,
DISTRICT OP NEBRASKA.
All matters coinlnc before tlic United States
.Circuit Court or th United States LnudOfflco
.will receive prompt nud careful attention.
Also attend to all kinds of business for non
1 ,rcsIilentHi real estiile, rentals, collections, etc.
""Correspondence solicited. Offices at
riEMINOFORD ANUCKAWFOKI), N'UB.
t. Louis and till
points east and
S.ur Lake City,
and all points
Tiimns Leave ah Follows:
l'aHHunipr. daily, Dcadwood,
IIIUiuKMHiid all poiutH north
ami went 4. 2 J a. in
t- ruiKlit. dally. Deadwuod,
IlllliuKH and intermediate
KtatioiiH 8.25 p.m.
Frelclit, dally, New Castle
and inti'imetliaU) tttutloiiH.. ".&." p.m.
PauHt-nKPr, daily, for Lincoln,
points .ist 11:10 p. rn.
No. 46. KreiKlit. dally,, for Lincoln
and intHrmpfltate Htatioun.. .. fi.08 p. ti.
No. 48. FmlKlit, dally, for Lincoln,
and inlf rnipjiiitn HtalioiiH. . . 10:25 a. m
All trainH dally except Noh. 47 and 43.
47 dally except Sunday.
48 dally except Monday,
Klulltitlli. lllnlni. Mml Mlfllinllli Alia ! f a
ji- , ..if,. ia.aia.1,. ...it. .iu,iiii,. villi., I ...in
1,-oatn frM on tlironuli tralnt). TlcketH Hold
aud lingKaKO chucked to any point la the Uulted
BtalOH or Canada,
For Information, malm, timotablos and tick
et call on or writo to W. M. Copeland, A Kent,
or J. FRANCIS, Uen'l Fattttonger Agent, Oinaliil
Tbo undersigned will take
.cattle or horses to pasture thir
teen miles northwest of Heining
ord. Terms reasonable. Jn
.quir at Wni Cross.
The French coach stallion
QUINAULT and tho Shire stal
lion, SAXON KING, will stand
tho present seoson at my place six
jniles west and two miles north of
Terms: 50 to insure a mare in
foal; S6 to insure foal to teat. AH
mires traded or removed will for
feit Miy insurance So will bo due
rnt 011C2. Care taken to prevent
ocidents but I will uot bo respon
sible if any occur.
Ar S. JSNYEAIiT.
buy your county war
II. It, Lireou.
Non-resident owners of timber
daims can conmleto thn.r final
woofs witjiout coming to tho
qounty by corresponding with
peiri ths T ha Kind You Wm Alwars Bougfit
Conio to Hemingford and colo
bra to the Fourth.
Mr. C. H. Brittonof Box Butto
was in tho city Wednesday.
L. D. Sweeney has accepted a
position in W D Rumer's storo at
Sup't Zobel of tho poor farm,
transacted business at tho court
house Tuesday .
Thos Collins of Box Butto was
in town S-yaturday und made this
offico a business call.
Don't fail to bo present at tho
oponing of tho Homingford
creamery next Wednesday, 29th.
Deputy U. S. Marshal Palmer
and Syl Preston of Alliance wore
in Ho.ujg.ngf owl Tuesday on busi
ness. C E Hauso arrived from Grant
Thursd.y morning and is setting
up tho machinery in tho cream
ery. Nearly all tho toachers are
attending Institute at Alliance
this week and all report- it to bo
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. McCorklo
and little son Norman, drove
up from the ranch Sunday re
C. H. Sharp of Now Castle,
Wyo,4 was hero Wednesday and
purchased a car of cattie and
hogs which ho shipped to New
The Homingford Cornet Band
will give a grand ball in lleming
ford on Wednesday ovening,
June 29. Good music wilj be in
The opening day of tho croam-
ery has been changed from Mon
day 27th, to Wednesday 29th, on
account that Monday is school
Mr and Mrs E C Sheldon re
turned yesterday from Howard
county. They made the trip
overlaud and have been gone
H W Ditto is visiting his
brother John. Ho will go to
Omaha in a few days to take in
tho Exposition after which he
will go to Los Angeles, Cal.
The county judgo issued marri
age licenses to tho following per
sons this week.
Odie Scofield and Minnie
Englehorn; George C Clark and
Minnie J Hawkins; Willis E
Gillett and Mrs Bessie Bflnd.
and Dairy school of the State
University and. Dr A T Petor5
of tho Department of Animal
Pathology will speak in Homing
ford at tho creamery opening
next Wednesday. It will be a
treat to hoar these gentlemen.
Arthur Fox a young eon of
Jos Fox, of Alliance, was brought
to Homingford Monday night at
tho request of his mother who
could not control the boy.
Judge Hewett ordered him sent
to tho reform school and Sheriff
Sweeney took him to Kearney
where ho became a member of
Prof Fenner's "family".
The Box Butte County Institute
opened at 8:30 a. m. Monday
morning with a good attendance.
Tho number enrolled is now over
forty. Every teacher seoraB
very much interested in tho
work and realizes that the way
in whioh tho work is being done
makes this institute the most
helpful 0110 evor held in tho
couKty. Messrs Watson and
Gardner understand thoroughly
what is neodod in our schools
and aro doing excellent work.
They aro both enthusiasts and
J-ho work they are doing will im
prove our schools to a marked
W, IS, Watson lectured in the
M. E. church Thursday evening
to an appreciative audience.
Sup't JackBon lectures in the
United Presbyterian church to
uight and will talk to tho teach
ors Saturday morning at 9 a. m.,
after which will bo election of
officers for our county Associ
ation! and other busiuess. The
Institute closes with this session.
OLD PAPERS forealo at this
office, 5c a dozen.
The creamery will bo opened
on Wednesday, June 29th with
appropriate exercises. Tho fol
lowing program nas boon pre-i
Parade at 10 a. m.
The milkmaid's drill will bo
rendered by seven young ladies.
A prizo one ten-gallon milk
can will be given to the person
who brings in the largest amount
of milk on that day.
Songs by all tho different
The Ladies' Progressire Club!
will entertain all visitors at their
Music by tho Hemingford Cor
net Band. Singing, rocitations,
The committee on speakers aro
corresponding with gentlemen
from abroad and a good speaker
will bo present.
Evervono come andbringyour
friends and help celebrate tho
opening of a grand enterprise.
Pierro, the 10-year-,old son of
Mr and Mrs G C Alexander dis
appeared Tuesday and 110 trace
of him has been found up to tho
time of going to press. Tho
boy was hording cattle Tuesday
and was last seen by his parents
at 11 o'clock about a half mile
from the house. As he did not
cqino home for supper his par
ents supposed he had gono to a
neighbor's but not returning
that night they commonced a
search Wednesday in which the
neighborhood joined but no trace
of him could bo found. A num
ber started from town this morn
ing to join in the search. It is
feared that the boy will not be
Box Butte Items.
Miss Maggie Ross has returned
from Chadron where she has bnou
John Horline started for North
Dakota Monthly with a good
hunch of horses for tho market.
Miss Nollio Goodenough and
Miss Lula Blair were the guests
of Mrs und Yira Atlcin Sunday
J A Wilson is buying horses
for Sam Burke or at least is keep
ing Mr Burk posted on horses in
D W Albrightis expected homo
trom North Dakota soon where ho
wont with a bunch of horses which
he has sold at good prices.
Alox Texloy is among us again
but will not stop long. Ho will
look after his land here and then
go to North Dakota to harvest.
Wm O'Mara has sunk his stock
well deeper as ho wsb short of
water for Itta cattle. f this
weather continues much longer
others will have to follow suit.
M D Atkiii says this is bud
weather to haudle butter. Ho is
agitating the creamery question
for Box Butte. He ships about
1000 lbs of butter a week.
S D Graham has been engaged
by Rob Graham of tho Sand Hills
to look after his cattle that ho will
put on tho market at Alliance.
Sam is a good man for that posi
tion. Hiram Wilson has returned
from an extended visit in Ohio,
Tudiana and Iowa, He enjoyed
his trip vory much but was glad to
got back o a country where ho
cau travel without going in mud
Geo Ross has his fence complet
ed on tho Wikoff ranch now owned
by Mr Milikcn of Freemont.
Goorgo will bo foreman for Mr
Milikon and will movo tho stock
soon. Wo uro sorry to lose
George from this place but ho has
a good position and wc wish him
Homingford, Nob., June, 14, '98.1
uoaiii 01 couniy unuitm sinur
met as a Hoaul of Kqualiz tinii a
required by law. President Geo.
W. Duncan, chairman, James
Hollinrako and JaraoH Hary.
0i complaint of J. 0. Binlsell
tho asHe..Mmwit of 68 head of cattle
in hiti name in Lawn precinct wiih
cancelled account these eatth Ik
ing also assessed in Libetry pre
cinct Balaneo of day spout in
examining assossois books. Ad
journed to 9 a. 111. JiMio 15.
Juno 15 Boaitl mot as per ad
journment; all tnombei'n pivsont.
On requestor Peters and Williinis
1200 head of sheep roro assessed
in their name in lviinuingxwUer
precinct, saino not having been
assessed in tliiH county. Balaneo1
of day spout in oxaniining n8ess I
ors books. Board adjourned to!
meet ut 9 a. m. June 10,
June 15 Board mot as per ad
journment; all members present.
G. V, Duncan complained that
lf 5 bl!'ck 1.7 w ,,8fiu8H(:(1 1u'-1h r ;
than other similar properly. On 1
consideration tho Board ordered
assessment reduced to $275.
On complaint of C J Wildy the
assessment in his name of twenty ;
nonuor came in JNonparoii pre
cinct was cancelled, it being found
that the sumo cattlo were assessed
to Wildy Bros in Snako Creek
precinct. On motion Hoard ad
journed till 9 a in Juno 17.
June 17 Board met us per ad
journment. Present James Holl
inrako and James Burry. James
Hollinrako elected toraporury
chairman Day spont in examin
ing assessors books. Board ad
journed till 9 11 m Juno 18.
June 18 Board mot as per ad
journment. Present, James Holl
inrake. temporary chairman, and
James Barry. On complaint of
B F Oilman that six head of cuttle
assessed to him in Hemingford
should bo assessed in Doraoy pro
duct, school distridt No 27,
Board mado transfer as asked.
B F Gilnuin also complained that
24 head of cattlo assessed to him
in Eibeity precinct were assessed
higher than schedulo valuation.
Board reduced said assessment
from $155 to 110.
There being no further com
plaints nd the Board having
complied with the law in that thoy
had remained in session not less
than three days, they proceeded
to make the levy of taxes for
county purposes for the year 1898,
as follows, towit:
County general fund nino mills
on each dollar of assessed valu
ation; County bridge fund, four mills
on each dollar of assessed valu
ation, Total levy for all purposos thir
The total assessed valuation of
the county, as correoted, includ
ing amount returned by tho State
Auditor was found to bo $764,016.
The following levy was thon
made for tho payment of interest
on shhool bonds, and for tinal re
demption of the bonds iu school
districts wherein bonds have been
issued, as follows, towit:
School district No. 18, 10 mills on eaoh dollar
of aahessud valuation; DUt V, 10 mlllw. 45, 10;
47, 10: 60, 6: 72. 10.
Tho Board thon adjourned sine
die. JameB Hollinrako,
Attest: Temporary Ch'rra'n.
F M Phelps, Clerk.
There will be services at tho
Catholic church on June 26 and
July 8, Sundays, at 10 o.clock
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