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, XVil , BROKEN BOW , CUSTER COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , APRIL 13,1899-EIGHT PAGES , NO 39
Hew Line of Spring Goods
Just Received at
We have Special Bargains
six days in the week.
Our Stock is complete and up-
B Prices the "best in the city.
Gall and be convinced.
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A mowing machine costs more |
| money than a scythe , "but it cuts |
TrI / > ft more hay. Eagles come a little j |
| higher than those hardware ff
| wheels , "but then they give the | |
| rider that satisfied feeling that | f
| comes of complete confidence in | |
I ft his mount. i
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EDWIN R MYERS , &g
AGENT , 1 &
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I want potatoes. J. N Poale.
A good fnrm to rout. Call on
Mrs. A , VV. Gnndy. 2
Fresh vegetables and fruits for
Hftlo at J. N. i'oalo'h.
P. II. Marlay , of Mason City , was
a oily visitor yesterday.
I have polaloos for Bale from 15
otfl par bit. up. J. N. Ponlo.
SooT. M. and J.V. . Salisbery's
closing out ad. in this issue.
I buy and sell corn and oats ,
J. N. Poalo.
Foil RKNT : Fifty acres of corn
ground. Frank Weisouredor.
All kindH of bulk ard package
garden seed for sale at J. N.
The LAUQUST line of ladioa and
gents watches in the county at Ed.
Notice the now inducements of
fered in the Racket Store ad. thin
The Grand Central hotel has
been treated to a coat of paint this
J. G. Bronizer returned Friday
night from his trip to Port Arlhus ,
Snyder Bros , present a now adV
vertisement to our readers this
week ; read it.
lIou.SKS Eight good work horses
for sale by , S. L. GI.OVKK & SON ,
G. W. Keller , of New Helena ,
kindly remembered this office
while in town yosterdaj.
I am now prepared to do plain
family Bowing , also dross making.
3t MBS. LILLIK KINO.
The latest in LADIES BKI.T
JJuoicLKS and NKOK CLASPS just
received at Ed. MoComas' .
City and larm properly insured
against tire , lightning and torna
does. ' . ) . M. KISIBKBLINO .
FOR SALK A six room house
jam nud other improvements. For
) artioulara call at this ollico. tf
Just received another stock oi
Lit DIES SKT RINGS. THEY A.IIU
beauties. ED. McCoMAH.
WANTED Cattle to pasture For
particulars enquire of E. M. Soott ,
) f Ansulmo. ur VV. C. Gregory. 4
Prof. Hawthorn , of Merm , was
a city visitor Saturday , making ar
rangements for the summer school.
I bavo alfalfa and millet seed for
sale. J. N. PKA.LK.
Harry Day & Co. arc still at the
'rout with a large stock of dry
> oods and clothing. See their
Cannon City coal at Diorka
C. VV. Smith , of Chicago , is
visiting in the city with his daugh
ter , MTH. C. L. Guttorson. lie will
remain several months.
Try my evaporated fruits.
Harry O'Noil.of Omaha , is in the
city renewing old acquaiLtanoos.lt is
his first visit in three years and his
many friondH art ) glad to see him.
A complete line of LADIKB
CHAINS in GOLD FILLED , BEAD
and SILK GUARD. Call and see
them. ED. McCoitAS.
Harry Day aniAi ifo are the lup-
[ > y parents of an heir who put in her
ippoarauce at their home Tuesday ,
April 11. Congratulating are in
The Broken Bow hospital is in
ploudid condition for oaring for
the sick. Trained nurses in attend
ance. Prices reasonable. tt
Joseph Giddings , \Vo9torville ,
and one of the pionoern of his vi
cinity , was a city visitor Saturday.
Ho kindly remembered thif office
with a call.
The REPUHLICAN extends con
gratulations to Mis Lena Moore in
her success at the oratorical contes
held at Geneva. ( She secured the
Dr. R. C. Talbot and Jutlge II
M.Sullivan lott Monday morning
for the sand bill country to look u ;
a location for a cattle ranch. The ;
LOST La to last fall , a pair o
white luathor traces , oonsidorablj
worn. 11.00 reward will bo paii
to anyone returning them.
iaC-3 TAYLOR FLICK ,
Dr. Graham's now method of
xtraotiug teeth is absolutely pain-
ess. No sere mouth , aa in the use
f other local anmsthotics. a26
Mrs , Barrett has received her
irst invoice of millinery. Thoao
wishing hats will do well to call
nd examine her stook. At Morna ,
Neb , 3.80tf
* 0. VV. Young , of Maine , nephew
f M. F. Young , it in the city vis-
ting with the family of F. 11.
Toung and looking alter bis intor-
nls in Cuater county-
Farms for sale and lands for rent
tfow is the time to got a farm cheap ,
a the cheap farms are all going and
moos are commencing to advance
apidly , J.G.Bronizor.
CornoluM Smith , of Ausolmo , has
eoontly fallen heir to over two
uillion dollars , so it is reported ,
lo was in the oily Monday treating
us friends over his good fortune.
Mrs. II. G. Rogers loft Monday
morning on a visit to Chicago and
other eastern points * Her daughter
Mi H Nottio , who was at York
attending aohool , accompanied her.
Will L. Rule , iho now agent for
Hosier < & Smith , has routed the
IftWBon residence property in the
outb nast part of the city. His
atnily will arrive the firat of next
Prof. J. E. Adamaon had his mn
commence putting in the instru
ments for his telephone system on
Monday Ho expects to have the
) oles and wires in nhapo to connect
> y the middle of next week.
Fen SALE : Best residence looa-
ion in the city , two lota , oornor of
block , ' 90x112 ft. Vacant lots just
vest of J. J. Wilson's now real-
lonco. Cash purchaser will receive
a rare bargain. tf JUD KAY.
Misa Abbotl , teacher of the
eleventh grade of the Broken Bow
ohools , writes that she has suffi
ciently recovered to bo able to sit
ip. She hopes to bo able to return
o nor Hohool in a few weeks.
Wm. Gillings and family 'loll
Monday morning on a visit to
England. They will bo gone at
east two years , and will visit in
Germany while gone , and attend
the World's exposition at Paris
The Library Association will
meet with Mrs. Squires , Wednes
day , April 19th , at 2:30 : p.m.
riiiso-cing1 the annual election
of officers , all members are espe
cially requested to be present.
C. E. MORTON , Sec.
W. J. Woods has purchased the
Ulug building on the north west
ooriior of the next block north of
the depot and has moved il to a lot
lortli of his furniture building , juet
jack of the REPUBLICAN office.
He will have it fitted up for a atoro
The attention of the readers of
the REPUBLICAN is called to the
oloaing out advertisement of O. H.
Movie on the laat page. Mr. Mevis
lias dotormmed to go out of busi
ness by Juno first , and in order to
dispose of his goods he ia calling
hia mammoth stook at reduced
Mr , Mathowi TS the name of the
deputy revenue colleotor appointed
to succeed W. B. Eaatham , who
had hold the lucrative position tor
the past six years undr the appoint
ment of Grover Cleveland. Mr.
Mathews is a relative of Mrs. II.
Walton , of this city , she being his
Parties desiring information regarding -
garding the now railroad now under
construction from Atkinson lo the
now town of Perry , Boyd county ,
Nobr. , the terminus of the road ,
three now towns will bo established
on this lino. Address .
NEIIRABICA IOWNBITE Co. ,
Alkinson , Nobr.
Win. Shuck , of Arnold , waa
among the friendly callers yeslor-
day. Mr. Shuck boasla of living in
the host school district in the coun
ty when considered from a finan
cial stand point. The district has
no ordars out , does not owe a dollar
and has $108 dollars in the county
treasury to its credit.
Howard Elison and Lucy Greon-
leo , of Ansloy , were matriod last
night , at the homo of Ihe bride's
parents , Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Green ,
lee , near Mason City , Elder Wag
ner officiating. The REPUHLIOAN
extends congratulations to Mr. and
Mrs. Elisnn May happiness and
prosperity attend * them ' through
life. , - " "
REPORT OF TUB CONDITION
nt Broken Bow , In the Htato nf Nobrnnka , nt thn
rloio of bartncBK , Aitll | Mb , 1B09.
Loans nnrl Discounts $ Wll'-.Sl
Orordrafts , neturml and nneccnrtd. . , . 3.MI.7U
0. 8. llonili to aocnro clrculatl n. . . . . 1P,7W.00
Premiums on U 8. bonds 1,313,13
Mocks , securities , etc 10f > M > CO
Hanking housf. fnrnlture nntl fixtures. R.tUH.ST
Utlioi real o tnto and mortRnKco o\rnoa 21WW,10
Dno from approYOil tt'terrv iiRCnti. . . . IS.OC8.U2
Chncki nl other cash Items 97R.03
Votoa nf other nntloiiHl bank * 40.0)
Fr o. | )8por curranoy.nlokali vt conli " 5,81
Liwrul. MONRT lUmiiiVK IK HANK , rlr :
Specie $ V > vS. ft
Legal tenilor notes 9,075.000,373.1 *
Redemption fund with U. 3. trtmurcr ,
( p r centofcirculation ) 81371
Capital Stock paid In J T5.000.00
Una. profits , less exp. and tnxes palil. . Vfi.Mi
N.tloiul liank notes autttundlng 16,875 Ut )
Due to statu bauki Mill bankers UC3.VU
IndlTklual deposits subject to check , . . Oi..BiJfl.UT
Ueiuaud certificate : of '
Btatool Nebraska , I ,
County of Cmter , f"1
I , II. 0. Kobnrii , cashier of the tbOTO named
llunk , doiolomuly Bwonrthnt the almvc tut * '
went Is ttuo to the belt of my knowledge an *
bollet. II. G , UOQKH8 , Cftililor.
, SubBcrlboil end sworn to befor * iu
I this Uth day of April , 1899.
1 aUTU II , UOYr , Notary 1'ubllc.
C KHKOT AttCBt !
J. H. KlJlllKUHNU , )
O. P. 1'KuUtr , [ Directors.
U. O.TALHOT , )
The longedfor spring weather
was ushered into this vicinity last
Sunday , and since the warm rayi
of the sun haH manifested its power
to the entire satisfaction of every
0110. The farmers have oommuno <
od seeding with a vim and in a
Hhort time will regain the lost time
occasioned by the lateness of the
Rov. J. R. Woods , of MoKcnzie ,
Tennessee , who was formerly a
resident of this vicinity , writes lliat
ho expects to return to Ouster Co.
as soon ahis * school closes in the
Hpring. Ho will graduate at the
close of this term from the theolog
ical college at MoKonzie. Ho ex
pects to make preaching his busi
ness and wishes to locate with some
Prof. Walsh , who is credited
with being the greatest hypnotist
of the ago , outo.trined small audi
ences in this city Monday and
Tuesday nights. All those who
were fortunate enough to witness
the performance wore highly enter
tained and well pleased. The
HmallnoHS of the crowds are atlribu
table to the foko hypnotist that had
proceeded him and to the fact that
in the Methodist
a revival mooting now
odist church was in progress.
Wm. Worth , of Callaway , who
was in the city Tuesday , informs
us that a son of Frank Moore ,
who lives four miles north of
Callaway , was accidentally shot
Saturday , inflicting a severe
wound in the knee. He and a
neighbor Boy of John Beechlen's '
were out with their cogs hunt
ing. The boys claimed to have
no fire arms with them , and tell
that a stray ball from other par
ties inflicted the wound , but the
the opinion of some of the neigh
bors is that the Moore boy had j
revolver and accidentally shot
Miss Esther Uayou , toucher ii
the Ansloy pohoois , who wa
brought to the Broken Bow hos
pital for treatment last Thuisday
night , died Saturday nbout on
o'clock. Her trouble was a tolo-
ficopo of the bouols and an opera
lion was porforrned with hope o
extending relief. Her remain
wore shipped to Aitftlcy whor
funeral services were hold Monday ,
Rev. Hornaday , of this city offici
ating. The decoRHodHwas a resident
of Westorvillo , where her parents
live. Sue had been engaged in
teaching for a number of years and
was highly recpected by all who
The dedication of the M. E.
church Sunday in this city drew a
large crowd. The other ohurohoa
of the city dismissed their Horvioos
for the occasion , and the several
ministers participated. The ecr-
raon both morning and evening waa
preached by Dr. Hhillips , of liold-
rogo. Ho is a scholorly and able
speaker , and his immensu audience
was highly entertained. The report -
port of the trustees showed than an
expense of $4,800 hud been made in
oreoting the LIOUHO , including the
grounds , of which $3,000 had been
paid , leaving an indebtedness of
$700 yet to provide. Plodgoa wore
taken amounting lo $028 to meet
it The ohun h is the largest and
moat oo < > voniently arranged in the
city , and is nicely u'nishud on the
interion. The whole of the rooms
are carpeted with ingrain carpet and
partially seated witnpowo.Tho mem
orial windows add very materially
to the appearance of the interior.
The M , E. brethren have reason to
fool proud of their house of
. HOUUII MURDERED .
Win. Hough , who hasbeon A resi
dent of this city for several months ,
was shot and killed at Hyannis Init
? riday night It appears , from th
lost information wo have boon able
o gather , that Hough had boon t
Wintiuan a day or two previous
nnkiug nouostmrj ; nrraugoraonta to
nit in a saloon. Having completed
ho work of scouring the petitioner !
10 , with iivo or six. others , drove to
lyannis Friday afternoon , where
heir time was spent , until evening ,
t the saloon , Hough wont to the
lotel about seven and ordered super -
> or for two. The others of his
associates wont to the restaurant.
Just as Hough entered the office
'rom the wash room ho mot , fpoe
o face , his old sworn enemy , Fred
Moffitt. Before he had time tb
retreat Moffit shot him through the
abdomen with a forty live caliber
revolver , the ball panning through
'rom lott to right probably two
nohoH below the skin. u Ed Carey ,
the saloon keeper at Whitman , who
iad accompanied Hough to Hyan-
nip , was with him at the hotel , and
> rotoslod with Moffitt to desist , AI
lough had no gun , but in aooma as
f ho had started in to make a flu
sh of it , and ho shot the second
iinc , the bullet entering the loft
side , passing out of the right aide
well back. The shot waa fatal and
lough tell in his tracks , expiring
joforo the smoke olo.irod away.
The men had not mot before that
lay , nor was there a word passed
jotwoou them at the time. Ru
mors say that Homo two or throe
years ago Hough and Moffitt had
trouble and Hough punished Moffitt
Hoverely by pounding him ever the
head with a revolver. Whatayer
may have been the difference be
tween the men , it is evident that
Moffitt had determined on killing
lurn , and it oun bo nothing loss
than murder in the first degree if
oorreotly roportod. As yet wo have
not boon able to learn the vordiot
of the coroner's inquest. Hough's
remains were shipped here Sunday
morning and were taken in charge
by Undertaker Woods , The body
had remained at Hyannis a day
and two nights but had not been
dressed or even Inn shoes removed
from the foot. Mrs. Hough ,
accompanied by Mrs. F. R. Crablo ,
wont to Hyannis Friday night on
receiving word of the tragedy , re
turning with the body Sunday
morning. Monday morning she
accompanied the remains to La
Mars , Iowa , where Hough's parents
reside , for burial. Ed Carey , of
Whitman , also wont with them.
The deceased was without means ,
and the citizens contributed the
money to send the remains and
Mrs. Hough to their foimor home
in Iowa. The deceased leaves a
wife and throe chidreu , the older
boy about eight and the youngest a
girl about throo. The preliminary
trial of Moffitt is sot for Friday at
Hyanuis , where N. T , Qad > vill go
to assist the prosecuting attorney
in the oaso.
Trees ! Trees !
The Qonova NurBcrlua will have a
stock of fruit and ornamental tree *
nt the court uo > Be square , on Wednes
day , the 17th of this month , for salo.
Come mid gut your elm and maple shade
tretis , your rose imd Btiowball
Two Houses fur Sala.
Tliu J. G. Mnuliok property , south of
the south B'.cla ' sonoo ) hnu e , ana the J.
B Klrkpntnok property , three block *
from public square- also a good bioyclo
for Bale. Enquire of J C. UAOLIOK.
on cor. south of P. O. ,
A. E. ANDERSON ,
Watchmaker and Jeweler , formerly
north aide ,