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VOL , XVIII , BROKEN BOW , CUSTER COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , JULY 20 , 1899-EIGHT PAGES , NO 5
Docs your chain squeak
and pop ? Do not oil it.
LTJBEICANT only will
make it run well again.
For Sale By
ED WIN F.MYERS ,
C.V. . IJKAL A. P. SMITH.
Beal & Smith ,
Prompt nltcntion given lo collections and real
estiitc. OIlKo over Klrct Nfltlmial Hank.
llrol.fi ! Uow , - - - Ncliraakji.
IMilCI ) AND UVUUY HAHN ,
1C. II. CI.INGIHUV ? * , ITop'r.
i > ollcltcil Good accommodations ,
. fair treatment and rensuunblu rates
_ _ _ _ _
Chas.W. HakesM. D.
Successor to Ur. M. C. Ulystone.
Office over Chrystal Drug Store. Calls prompt
ly aiiBWered from office , day or night.
11. B. Mullins ,
Physician and - Surgeon ,
Sargont , Ncbr.
* Dr. Chas. L. Mullins ,
\ PllYBlOMN AND SUUOKON.
" * " , 2d stairway from west oud.in Really
block ; residence , north side.
I Why So Many I
Tlio American People ate degenerating
The advance of civilization imposes In-
crcaeed labors upon our vliual tense.
1'ed Mers , and tbe rockloig method * em
ployed by people In "flttlng their own I
eyes , " caueo much ot the trouble.
I'laguoa devastated \vholo nntlons In
olden dnye uow iboy are checked In their
Infancy. Kyo dofccta that were thrd
thought to bn Incurable are now romodlcn
by the timely application of gluiuea
1 correct any tlcfcct S
to wlilcli tliu Iinitiati
eye In liclr.
A. E. ANDEHSON ,
Uradunlo of Chicago Opthalmlc College.
| Fanners , ask my competitors if they can carry $1,000.00 I
U of Insurance against Fire , Lightning- , Tornadoes , Cyclones R
and Wind Storms for eight years for $15. That's what I can
do , and in a company that has over $27,000,000 of insurance
in force in this state. E. C. HOUSE.
* Kx :
UBrrrmrmf-n. , iTrnn-rntTitiiTi .mrii
Hi ! H
HiI I LSIE : Lumber Piles !
Aren't they nice arid high ? -
We've QO'J1 'EM too , and thn quality in 0. K. IId
Wo are ad dint ; to our already larujo stock as FINE
an ASSORTMENT of
AH can bo bought in the market. Just received two
Northern Pine Finish !
Our is the best ,
| Call on our Manager , Will L. Rule , and you will
H iind bun a GOOD RULE to deal with. Renumber
the phoe ,
Poster & Smith Lumber Co.
fff i Telephone No 79.
, * < ;
Has a full line of
Drugs , Paints and Wall Paper ,
Also a Fine Line of Books , Stationery , Toilet Articles , etc. Stores 01
both North and South Sidea , Broken Bow , Neb ,
Job printing nt this oftloc.
Uuy quooniwaroat Ptialo & John'H ,
I'uro eider vinegar at J. C.
Cannon City ooal t Diorkn
Tea loaf brand of teas nt .1. C.
Go to Foster & Smith's for your
W.D. Hall of Sargent was n friend
ly caller Tuobdny.
First class butter nnd fresh fmit
at I'nnle & John's.
Call on O. P. Porloy , agent for
Pasteur Blaok Log Vaooiuo.
Albert Shafer of Berwyn made
thic oftioo a wolooino call yestordny.
G B , Coohran , of West Union ,
made this otlico a wolooino call
See Will L. Rule , nt Foster &
Smith's yard , and have him g'vc
estimates on your bills.
For Sale-Thirty yards of rag oar-
pet. For parlioulars inquire of the
Ladcs ; Baptist Aid Sooioty.
Wo wnnt your grocery orders ,
and wo will treat you right.
J. C. BOWEN.
D T. Mortimer , of Walworth ,
called Tuesday , and had his name
enrolled for this family journal.
A roll call will bo observed bj
the Baptist ohuroh of Mason city ,
Sunday July 80. Program next
Jas. C. Osborno , contractor and
builder. All work first class ; for
parliculnrti , call on or addrose him at
FOB SAI.K Two houses ; ono two
blocks east of squnro , and one west
of Glebe hotol. Euquiro at Bangs'
A Kaohn , of Coburg , wan a
friendly caller tbia morning. Ho
reports corn is doing finely in hia
The increase of travel to Blnck
Hill resorts has necessitated n now
sleeper being run daily between
Linclon and Hot Springs.
Miss'Eua Welsh , daughter of
Mr. aud Mrs. John Woloh , of Wes-
tervillo , is in tbo city visiting with
the family of Rev. Hornaday.
Lost A ladies leather pocket
bookwitht flix or seven dollars. The
finder will bo rewarded by return-
inc it to Mrs.C S Smith of Broken
Wm. llarrell , of Hoosier Valley ,
made this ofliue a welcome call Fri
day. Mr. llarrell was formerly a
resident of Custer Center , and is
ono of our host citizens.
Farms for sale and lands for rout
Now is tbo time to got a farm cheap ,
as the cheap farms arc all going and
prices are oornmcnaing to advance
Regular services in the Baptist
church Suiifiay. Subject of evening -
ing surmon , "Tho School Toaohers
Possibilities and Responsibilities. "
All teachers are requested to bit
J R.Langof Round Grove , an old
time friend of yo scribe , was a
friendly caller Tuesday. Ho will
keep posted on the county news
in the future , by reading tbo
Oscar Guniuson , of Blaine
county , was a friendly caller Tues
day , lie IIPH recently purchased
land of G. B. Coohran.on tlio Mid
dle Loup , and will soon move to
Jules llaumont of Elton was a
social caller Tuesday. He informs
us that his wife's father aud mot'.or ,
Frisubkorn arrived hero last Sutur.
day from Pennsylvania , with a view
of making their home here.
Foil SALK 534 head ot yearling
steers. Will sell on six months timu
to good pirtios ; wo will also loan
money to parties on cattle. Inquire
ot J. U. Blair & Co , Broken How ,
Nebraska. Ollioc fourth door north
of the Burlington Hotol. tf
Mr. Chris Wolk , of Evans ,
Colorado , has boon in .ho city tbo
past woek. She was called here
by the sickness of her son , Jas.
Wolk , who hap been at the hospital
lor some tune with typhoid fever ,
Mrs. Wolk is well pleased with her
new homo in Colorado.
Rev. Forgurson and Judge II.
M.Sullivan will lecture at tbe opera
house tomorrow night , for the ben
efit of La'lies Library Assouiatio ,
Admission tweonty five conta , Tick
ets on sale at the port oftio. This
is a laudable enterprise aud every
oitleen of Broken Bow shoalp pat
ronize it ,
Chami nnd Sauborn crlloos nt J. C.
New York full cream ohooso at
Pealo & John's
Wo buy produce and chiokens.
J. C. BOWKN ,
Try our Diatiinud Bulk coffee
PICALI : & JOHN
Foster A Smith'j is the place to pur.
chase your material for your porch ,
or r-'pairs ou your house.
CATTI.K Foil SALK : At all times
on my rnnob six miles southwest of
Broken Bow. JKSBK GANDY.
City and i arm property insured
against tire , lightning and torna-
doOS. J. M. KlMUKUMNG.
JO. 11. Clingman haq leased the
Checkeied Front barn. It is now
opoucd up for the public. Call and
see himho will treat you right.
Bed room suits lower than over ;
line couches ; to appreciate quality
and price como nnd sea thorn.
Wanted , a girl to do general
house work. Good wages to'tho
tf Mas. JAM KB Licinvuni.
Dr. Graham's now method of
extracting teeth is absolutely pain
less. No Horn mouth , as in the use
of other local amusthotics. a'Jf >
Peter Bock , of Georgtown , was
in the city today with a load of
hogs for the Broken Bow market.
Ho sold them for 13.00 per hundred ,
The ladies of the M E. church
will give a musical Tuesday evening -
ing , August 1. Como out and boar
the bent treat of the season. Pro
gram next wcok.
Dr. R. B. Mullirs , of Saigont ,
was in the city Tuesday , attending
the mooting of the Custor County
Medical Association. This cilice
ncknowlagos a friendly call.
There will be a mooting of all
the jou g poopl 's socitios of the
city , in the Presbyterian church ,
ou Sunday afternoon , at 4 o'clock.
All young people are invited. By
order of tbe committee.
A lawn social was given at the
homo of Mr. and Mrs.J.M. Kimbor
ling 'Tuesday uvoning , by the
members of the Baptist Young Pco.
pie's society. A very ploasunt
time was enjoyed by all present.
Tl o receipts were $13 00 ,
Grand Chief of Honor , Mrs. Ado-
lia Hardi.-g will bo in our city Tues
day Aug. 1st 1800. All members
of the Degree of Honor aim ! all in-
totostod in the order are requested
to meet at Willis C ad well's ollioo
Saturday evening 22inst.
WILLIS GADWKLL , Roc. D.of H.
Mandolins , three only loft ; no
room for them ; they go at ono
fourth price. Pastel and oil pic
tures go for loss than cost of frame
Iron heels $1.50 to 1(75. ( I buy all
kinds of goods , and advance money
on any article of value.
Mrs. Emily King , who sold her
farm southeast of the city , a few
months ago , and moved to Memo ,
has bought property and will move
back to Hrokon Bow to livo. Mrs.
King has many trieiuis hero , who
will bo pleased to wolooino her
to the city.
D.H.Bowt'Hof Ogrtensburg , No./
York , is in tbo city visiting bis son ,
our popular groooryman J. C.
Bowon. The Ricruin.iOAN ofh'uo
acknowledge ? a pleasant call. ' Mr.
Bowen is a warm admirer of the
Now York GovernorIt is well ho
should bo as be is the pride of the
A merchant ordois a sale of sum
mer goods to make room for ful
stock. But we off or stock for sale
because wo have no use for thorn
To wit : Ono gra/ mare 9 or 10
years old with sucking colt. One
gelding one year : ono mule one
old ; ono bay mare 11 or 12 year old
If these are not sold at private sale
they will bo offered at bublic auction
Saturday July 20 , in front of the
First National Bink , Broken Bow
We will irado any of the above
stock for oattlo und pay boot i
necessary. We also have a stir
plus stock of pigs.V'o continue
to handle real estate.
' Tim Burlington railroad is
experimenting with acetylene gan
Fixtures for its use have boei
pl'tchd in the dining oar "Lin
coin , " and the now light will be
given a thorough trial. It is
claimed that it is brighter than
common gas and not so hard on the
eyes as electricity. Anothe
innovation in Rurlmyton dining
cars is tbe installation of electric fans
to cool the traveler while be eats ,
adding greatly to tbe comfort of a
summer trip ,
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
against alum *
Alum baldnp powders arc the greatest
mcnaccrs to health of the present day.
BOYAt DAKixa rowota co , ntw VOUK.
A KILLING TIME.
TimiTv-j-'ivi : rors CKUSHI.I. HY
Till : COMUlNli.
Tlio Chronic OIlU'c Seekers Win the lity ,
and the Faithful uiul Ompetonl
Mon nore Cnnulcd Out.
Thu populist oounty oouvuiition
was hold in this city Monday , The
faithful were all there and a "kill
ing" time was had. Thcro were
thirty live 0-uulidatos of the forty
three brought forward tnado
to foul the stronlh of the oombino.
The oonvontion wat ) called to or
der at 11 a m , by S.M.Oorris chairman -
man of the county oontral uommit-
tooGeoCarr nnd W.G.lfaHtman
were nominated tor chairman of
the oonvolition , Oarr deolinod and
Eastman was olcotoil by aculama
tion. E.R.Purooll was oluutod Soo.
and Ovorman of the Callaway lud-
.ondont aHHiHtant. The usual com
nittooH wera uolootod before noon ,
while W.J. Taylor made a strong
anti-fuHion and anti-pans speech.
The following oommitouH were
Prank Fotohman , Q. U. Street , A. JJ
llnrtley , J. T. Arthur , B. S. Denett.
FredCummiiiKa. 1) . 8. Welmor , 0. H
MnthowB , II. J. Mill ? , L. VV. Cornish.
C. M. Ulowow , II. Barrett , JOB. N.
Wultli , JHO. AdainBon , II. C. atiuiaon.
oni.i.U OV 1IUHIM.HH ,
E. B. Wlialey , William Wi-lsli , Jolin
Murray , U. P. Morrlo , II. J. ijhlmi ,
PKHMAHKNT OHO ANIMATION.
O. II. Mn ? , N A Smith , Qeo. Cnrr ,
3iinuil ! ) Terr. ) i Jiio. Conley.
After the ohuir aniioiinuod the
committee. ) adjournment wan taken
While waiting for the roportH ,
afternoon Qov. llolcomb and Editor
Vincent of the Nonconformist
Hpoko , urcing harmony and fiiHion.
The committee on oganization
ocommonded tliat the temporary
organization be made permanent.
Oltnr.U OK 11UB1NKHS.
1st , treiuurcr , 2nd , Hlierih . ; .rd , coun
ty ulcrk , 4th , dlstriot oler _ , Oth , supor-
nlondunt , Otli , surveyor , 7th , coroner ,
etc.Tho cotiunitteo on resolutions
miulo the following uiport :
Wo , tlio pcoplu'H imrty of Onator county , In
roiiYcntlon HHnoiiil-1uii , would hereby rrnl.lun our
bullof In tlio principle ! ! of the JK > O | > .U'B party , ni
ununcliUeil in our nntlonal platform of I UO , nnd
ilcdfio ourBclvcn to cternullv oun'ort ' ihcno uiln-
clplcs until tliuy hccoino a living reality.
HulltvliiL' n government of tlio people , for tliu
icoiile and by tliu people , can vn inaintulneil
only In Itn lilijliuit and lied form liy glrlnir ex
pression to thu fnlluit extent ponslblo to tlio will
uid wltliof the people. This can bo done more
mircly nnd satl.fnctorlly , by applying tbu prln-
clpli'n of direct Ii-KlKlntlon In mattern of KOTITII *
iniiiit. Wo thuri'foru most carni'ntly fuvor direct
by tlio pcoplo , uiuler llio motnods
known an the Inlil.itlvu utnl rufcrundum.Vo
favor li'KlalMlun to till * end wlioreycr practicable ,
In Btnlo , county nnd municipal affairs , at tbe
earliest tlinu tbo Biune may bo ounctoil , and wo
furor , at tbu llrct opporlunlty , an a cndment U
tbu organic Inw of the Btuto , wblcb will perml
tbo unrottrktcd oppllcatlon of tbu prlivlpleh
wbercver fc.iellile , to nil otlalre of government.
ItnRolvcd. Tli 111 all townehip , counly nnd etnte
cuudldutup In tbe Independent iiitrty eliall bo
nominated by u referendum vote.
Wo are opposed to tbo use of pat-pea by our
public acrviintn. und would recommend tbo re
tirement t prhatu Ufa of all ulio i'crept tbo
SHine , nnd wo art ) In faror of legUlatlon tbal Will
prevent rltliur tbe Hiving or receiving of free
\Ve view wltb alarm tbo growing temloncy of
cornblneH nnd truetB to control tbo prodMcta of
labor , anil would riicominend tbo placing of a
iilanU In our ittatu and national platforms , plodic
Ing the boat efforts of our party to suppress tbo
Tbo neceBflltcH of tbo people tbould not bo
uncd HH tbu bad * of corporateepecultttlou. Tliero-
foru u demand public ( iwnerBmp and operation
of public utilities
Wo fool tbat W O ICuetiiian and W. J. Tav lor
uur rcurcBenlatlvei , buvc tervtid UB fallbfally
and well. Tbat tliey , at all tlme § durln tbo vast
ecsidon of tbo legUlaturo , IntelllKentlr and
coiirHgconely advocated and defended tbe prln.
clploc of o ir party , and wu hereby congratululo
them upon tbolr pant couruo , and express our ut-
mobt conQdunco In tbuin
Wo most heartily commend tbo action of Jndge
Hulllvan , whllo (11-trictJiidL'e ( , mid uould recom
mend hU runomtnattou t > y tlio Judicial convention
We moft heart lly commend tbo action of our
honored fellow cflUen , H. A. llolcomb , wblln
yovernor of the sUtte of Nebraska , aud would
recommend hlo nomlnutlon by our Mate conven
tion for tbo oM'ce of Judge of the siipromn court ,
lion E. M. Webb , offered the
following roHolutiou as an amendment -
ment to the first roHolution ;
We. the 1'eople'a Indupendcnt party , of Cutter
comity , In convention uHiemided , again rnalllrm
our allegiance lo the fundamental principle * of
tbe Omaha platform , nml declare them to be
tbe ImmuUiblo creed of our party , ciwval with It
In birth , itud filial wltb the oplrlt that launched It
upon Iti grand career.
But wan voted down.
- - : . - , ji. ,
An informal ballot was then
taken on oounty troniurnr nnd ( ho
result wao B followa :
M. 13. Sohupriti cr 00.
r , P. Campbolf 09.
W. U.l'oor 07.
W. B.V rron 5.
The final fornul hnllot ntood. 3otinor-
Unmphflll 48 % .
The Informal bnllot ( or Sheriff stood :
N. 13 Armstrong OOU.
! j. 1C. House 3D.
K. Taylor 34.
Win. illnlr 517.
U. Hutrmrtu U7K.ao. .
M , Oonloy ao.
U , T. Hollidny 11.
The llurtl bnllot stood :
Armstrong 128 ,
The Informal hnllot for county olork
1 . 1) . Oahorno Of .
Inn. Lang la.
B , I' . Morris 1C.
Q , E. Klohtmyer 04.
Cluil. Empllekl CO.
C. 11. Mat hews 11.
( Ihns CummitiKR 1.
Jn . Sloukhams 1.
The 11 nil 1 vote .stood :
The conyontlon then took A rCooea for
The deloRixtcQ were Blow nbout rcns-
acmbllng hut soon after tbo Chair
man rapped for order , the convention
proceeded to nominate a candidate for
jlork of the district , oourt , Jiunoa 3took-
miu nnd Orr were being voted for but
he votfl had not progressed far when
Stookham withdrew and Orr waa nom-
nnted by noolanintlon.
On motion the ruleo were Biioponded
uuIJ.J. Tooley WAR nominated for
county superintendent by acclamation.
The Inforal bnllot for couiitf Judge
John A. Hall , 13
T. H. Dunn , 83J ,
A. 0. Towlo , 22.
loeaOantly , 21
Fred Ctiinmln B ,
I. B. Smith ,
Taylor Flick , 1
It. E. Hrogu , 1 >
The tlmtl formnl ballot atood :
Cummlngo 122 .
The dual formal ballot for county
Purveyor iravo 11. K Keen 137K IU1(1
M. L. Lamb 78 .
Keen was then made tlio unanimous
uhotco of the convention. ' t
The notnuioPH for coroner were
FofHo Gaudy , Dr.Ilrown , Dr.IlakcR ,
A.F.Pinkuloy , J. 11 Baker , ( Jum
minga aud Prof.Sol irld. Dr.Urown
led all IUH uompotitorH.
The oonvnntion then proceeded to
elect doloKiitea to the various conven
tions as follows :
J , M. Amsbcrry , K. H. Klnub ,
Olnrk Trillion , Al. JobiiDon ,
.lobn Unit , M. Conluy ,
K , II. Wlmliiv , W. I > . HlKicliu ,
lolui MoKutu , T. H. Orosibiy ,
K ) , ( Irriinwitlt , John llclmuth ,
I * . ( Irnnt , llun Hwvenoy ,
A. II. Iliirtlny , J. N Weeth ,
\V. (1. ( Ilimtiimn , M. II. aiumny ,
II ( ! . StlinpBon , Alvln Dtillry.
.lixtl Wilson , ( 'lmrli'i Ariidl ,
I .1. Dowliny , IV. . Conrad.
JUUICUI. CONVENTION ,
MiiKh IIITmnn , . L. H. House , ' ,
il.J Tooluy , L. i : . Klrkpittrlok ,
WUIMuuk , II. V. MoMurtry ,
.1. H. Dunn , J.T. Arthur ,
It. K. Iln-Kii. J , II. Oiborne ,
Frank Kolclimiin , O. H Whlteliead ,
J. W Mend , Clinii , Uoultur ,
H. II. Johnson , J. H. Drown ,
II..I. Klunii , ,1. I ] , Adamiou ,
.lolui Murruy , K. .1. Mills.
W. n. Wfirn-ii , , Ioti Lmniix ,
Irrcil Cummlmifi , S A , Holuomli ,
Hen Morris , ( ] . T. IlolllcUy ,
Olurk Triplet ! , II. M. Sulllvuii ,
II. U. Clurk , VlrK Allyn ,
It. i : llreea , .Inn. Stooktmu ,
N K Ieu. S , 1' . Grout ,
W .l.Tuylor , S. Uatun ,
H. It. Itrown , W. P. Uulhrle ,
. . . A. I' . Smith ,
. ! . ( ' . Mills. J. t" Ynunx ,
,1. li , Osbourn.
Following la a list of th county cen
tralcommltteu-ia eoieotcd Mr mo next
James LanKi Algernon ; V. W. Car-
lln. Ansley ; 0. C. I'arkeraon , Arnold ; J.
F. Uiisaull Berwyn ; Arthur Bangs. Broken -
ken Bow ; J C Ilutt , Cliff ; O. II. Maze ,
GuB'or ; W. 11 Qreor. Uoli ht ; ,1. T.
Arthur , Douglas Giov ; T. W. Carr ,
Bllm ; J. Jolenek , Elk Creek ; O. W.
Orocnwalt , Qiirrteld ; JOB. Gllmoro ,
Grant ; W. D. Grout , Hnycs ; J. S Lyon -
on , Ktlfoll ; S. OntoH. Lillian ; J. II.
Brnwn , Loup ; A Q Lnneh , Myrtle ; L.
P. Groom. Snrifent ; J. D. Troyer , Tri
umph ; C. R , MathowB , Victoria ; Dun
Kralg , Wayne ; H. J. Mills , West-rvillo ;
ChaB. Arndt , West Union ; J. VV. Uon-
ley , Wood Hlver.
On motion of Webb the delegates
to the several oonventiona wore iu-
Htrnotcd to oppose and vote againrt
any candidate that travelH oa
After adjournment the central coin-
mitten usiumblHl and organized uy elect
itm.l. K. Rhodes of Algernon , chair
man , and , ) amuH Stoukham of Broken
Bow HBsiBtnnt ctialrman , and K. ( I.
Parcel ! secretary.
J , BJonori of thin county , who
for a time was drputy warden of
the Htato ponitontary , and H'UIOO
been grain innp'otor at Otuahn
under the appointment of Qov.
Holoomb , ban boon retained in tbat
pOHition by Qov Poyntor. Mr.
Jon OH was applicant for warden of
Curtain poles , now and nobby ,
go at 25o , AW , DBXKK ,
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