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VOL , XIX , BROKEN BOW , CUSTER COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , DECEMBER 6 , 1900-EIGHT PAGES. NO 25 ,
AN IDEAL GIFT , I
The gift of a watch to a relative or dear
one la always a delicate token , and a con-
a hint reminder ot yonr love and cBtccm.
A watch posscfecs for women a myn-
tcrlouB mil eubtlo cli.irm to which no
other Jewel , however valuable , with the
possible exception of the ring , can lay
I here this Benson the daintiest and
most complete ncsortmont of ladles' fine
watchei It has ever been my privilege to
Graduate- Chlcauo Outhalmlo College.
School Books ,
School Supplies ,
G. Haeberle's :
It Isn't tlic material
tllxt ffoet * Into vour
repaired watch tlmt
rcmiitH in a perfect
< on.it is tne
that ( lots tlio business * any bungler
can buy tbu fine kinds of material
tbat I uao In repairing but skill
is the moBt valuable material tbat
jan be used in watch repairing :
and tbo buutflercan't buy It. 1
Bell my skill for wbat It IB worth
and it will cost you lees than
bungling at lower prices.
Jeweler and OpUoian.
West aide of square
PENN & DORR1S ,
All ulnda ot work In our line done
promptly and In first-class order. Red
Shop on the corner , west of the hose
boiiBO. Give us a trial.
Wheat . 50f
llarley _ . . - . . . . . . . . sac
Oats . . . . . . . . 25r
Corn , S5.
Iluttcr . _ . 20.
Eggs . 31.
Potatoes. . . . . . . 60'
Onions . $1. 0
Chickens . ' . ' Ot dozen
Cows . . . 275
Steers . . ; . . . . . . . < i.OO
Turkey * . , . . , . , . , . Co
Straw . _ . lOc cwt
U 7 . . S.OO
Cosmopolitan patterns ten cents
No more. SNTDKU Bnos.
3,000 pounds of Xmas candy just
received at Collom's Grocery.
WANTED Old iron.
DIKRKB LUMBER & COAL Co ,
Ur P. W Bans , dentist , Broken
Sealing wax good for canning
purposes at Wilkins' drug store.
Lubricating oils of all kinds at
Wilkms' drug store.
Ice oream soda 5 cents a glass at
Wilkms' drug storo.
FOUND A bunch of keys , which
the owner can have by calling at
Go and BOO the Great Majestic
j work and furnplo its work first week
Caunoti City coal at Dierks
t Lumber Co.
Bo sure to attend tbo cooking
exhibit at W. J. Woods' furniture
Two good quartets of land for
sale cheap eight miles south of town ,
do tf A. T. HEYHOLT.
Get my prices on Curistmas
candy and nuts for your Christmas
tree. A. A. COLLOM.
Pepsin Gum , two packages tor a
nickel at WILKINB' PUAEHAOY.
Write Hayden Bros. , Omaha.
Wholesale Supply House for price *
and samples. 2 8 lyr.
Abstracts compiled promptly and
accurately by the Broken Bow Ab
stract Co. E. Royao , Abstractor.
Best stock farm in Custer county
for sale , at $8.00 per acre.
Go to Mike Scanlon's Restaur
ant for the best lunch in town
Call on or write Broken Bow Ab
stract Co. wbon in need of an ab.
straot of title. E. RoyseAbstractor.
Ladies interested in the Viavi
home treatment should consult Mrs.
Ed. Royee at her home. 11 1 tf
When in need of a first-class
auctioneer , call on or address
R. D. SULLIVAN ,
Broken Bow , Nebr. tf
FOB SALE A one story cottage
with six large rooms , pleasant yard ,
and surroundings. Price $900.
Call on L. J. Gandy or at this
office. 7 19tf
Bang's galleries at Broken Bow
and Aufluy , are both open all the
time , uabinetB at $200 and $2.50 ,
and fine crayon pictures cheap.
Farm's for sale and lands for rent.
Now is the time to get a farm cheap.
as ibe cheap farms are all going ,
and prices are advancing rapidly.
J. G. BBBNIZKB.
I have on band nine hundred tons
of hay , and a fresh range , 0x6 miles.
This hay and range is for sale , or I
will winter 500 bead of cattle , at $8
per heaa. I have plenty of well
and river water. Correspond with
dG 3t L. H. HABBIS ,
Dunning , Nebr.
Per Malt : or Trade.
A span of horses , harness , a good
Wolino wagon , riding cultivator ,
"The Boy , " a walking hsterwith the
latest attached drills , Will sell or
trade for hogs or cattle.
HENRY MOOBE ,
One and a half miles northeast of
Broken Bow , Nebr. dO-4w
I have for Bale 3 head of horses ,
1 mare 5 years' old , weight 050 Ibs. ,
in foal ; 1 mare 7 years old , and 1
mare 8 years' old ; ono sot of har
ness , nearly new , ono farm wagon.
For further particulars , call on me ,
at W. J. Woods' store.
novSO 4t U. MoBuBNiE.
For Christmas presents , A. W.
Drake has just received a new line
of frames and mouldings , consisting
of Flemish oak , triple venire quar
ter stock , in light and Flemish
black , gilt ornaments , fancy floor
rockerfl , in fifteen styles. Always a
line of second hand heating and
cook etovee , as good aa new , at
preient at ono.fourth'prioo of now.
Job printing at this office.
P. D. Mills , of Westoivillo , made
this office a friendly call Tuesday.
S. S. MoCounoll , of Georgetown ,
made thia office a friendly call Mon
Tom W right , editor of the Ansloy
Chronicle , was a oity visitor Tute-
Arthur Bangs has traded his oity
residence property to Hugh Mc-
Dr. C. Piokott made a trip to
Lincoln last Friday night , returning
UJ > dav morning.
"Warner * Bros. , formerly of
Lexmgtou , | ffti bought 'ho B. &M.
resturaut of" ' A. Wallace.
John H. Ullom , of Milburn , was
in the oity Wednesday , making
final proof on his homestead.
It is reported that Diah Wood-
raff , of Georgetown has lost 52 head
of cattle with the cornstalk disease.
Rov. S. W. Richards , pastor of
the Baptist church of this place ,
commenced a series of meetings at
Merna Monday night.
Grand Musical Entertainment to
commenoo at on
day , Thursday of next week at the
Fair held in the Realty block.
C. E. Gandy , a tjpoof this office ,
who has been confined at homo for
two weeks , began woik again yes.
Goo. B. Mair , editor of the Calla *
way Courier , and J. U. Chapman ,
of Callttway , " were city visitors
The county board convened in
adjourned session Tuesday morn-
ing. It will be the last session for
part of the members.
Dressed dolls from 15o. up , and
dolcious home-made candy on sale
at the Ladle's Guild Fair , next
Wednesday and Thursday in the
The dinner given by the ladies ot
the Presbyterian church on Thanks
giving Day in the Realty block was
quite well patronized , Over $100
was taken in.
All kinds of fancy articles will
bo for sale at the Fair which the
Ladies of the Episcopal church will
hold at the Realty block next
Wednesday and Thursday.
The young people's society of
the U. B. church will havn a social
at the homo of Mr. and Mrs * C.B.
Betts , Friday eve , This social is
for a good time and all are invited.
O. N. Thostosen , of Cliff , called
Saturday and ordered the RBPUULI-
OAN eont to his address at Alliance ,
where he will move this week to
work in the round house for the
B. & M railroad company.
Doors will open at 2 o'clock P.M.
for the Fair to bo held in the Realty
block next Wednesday and Thurs
day. First class supper from five
to eight o'clock. Supper tickets
25o. Children under 12 years 15c.
Benj. Filkins , of Exeter , was a
social caller at this office last Fri
day , in company with his brother-
in-law , Jaa. Cosner. Mr. Filkms
spent several days visiting relatives
hero and at Morna.
Dressed dolls from 15o. up , and
dolioious homo-made candy on sale
at the Ladies' Guild Fair next
Wednesday and Thursday in the
Realty block ,
The young people of Cuator
Center U. B , ohuroh , recently or
ganized a Y. P. S. 0. E ana will
hold devolinal meeting ovorySunday
eve. They held a social at the
home of their president , Mrd. Royner
Thankbgiving Day was generally
observed as a holiday in tbie oity.
Business was suspended by moat of
the stores. A majority of those
who did not go to the Presbyterian
dinner , had company , and enjoyed
a rest and a social time at homo ,
New Line of
Buggies , Surreys ,
and Farm Wagons.
G. W. Apple.
Notice to IIuiiturH.
Parties are forbidden to hunt on
my premises and land under my
control , under penalty of the law.
d -lrn WM , FBANKLIN ,
S. Edwards , of Arnold , called
last Saturday and deposited the
amount necessary to credit his ac
count up to 1002 , being the first to
reach a 1002 credit en our books.
If the rest of our subscribers would
thus kindly remember us between
now and Now Year's , it would enable -
able us to start in with thu twenti
eth coutury wall pleased.
A. W. Pressoy , of this county ,
was on board the American cruiser ,
YoHomito , which was lost in a storm
at sna Nov. IGth , off the harbor of
Sin Luis d'apra Island of Guam.
There were live of the crow lost ,
hut a collier rescued the remainder ,
which consisted of 18 officers and
207 mon. Ensign Pressey was
among the number rescued. A
crow of iivo wont out to endeavor to
tind n safe auohorago for the vessel ,
and were nil drowned.
Wilson B. Mordy , of Wostorvillo ,
made this office a call Tuesday. Ilo
hud with him the head of a door
with heavy horns , that ho killed
while visiting his son in Wyoming.
Ho baa been visiting him there for
a couple of mouths. Ilo and his
son and grandson , and ono or two
others , wont out on a hunt and got
ten deer , two coyotes , a bob oat pud
throe bob oat kittens. The door
which ho brought homo with him
weighed 210 pounds.
Goo. Willing is ono of these
expansionists who believes in ex
panding. Lees than two months
ago ho built an implement building
to provide shelter lor his machinery ,
and now ho is building a tin
shop on the north end of his store ,
in order to oztond tl'o store room
back the entire length of thoMbuild >
ing , to maku room for his mam
moth stock of hardware and furni
ture , which ho carries to supply his
constantly increasing trade.
Wm. Franklin , of Tufford , was a
oity visitor Tuesday , returning
homo Wednesday. In his locality
crops were almost a failure tho. past
season , but notwithstanding that ,
ho is able to rejoice with the rest of
us over the result of election.
There was a time in Elk Crook
township when he and a half dozen
others were the only republicans
loft , but this year the 100 majority
ol the opposition was almost wiped
out , which enabled his district to
elect a republican county super
The Grand Central hotel has boon
undergoing an overhauling the past
month , which when completed , will
make it one of the best arranged
and comfortable hotels in central
Nebraska. The office room has
been extended back twenty feet to
the north , and a tire place , with a
fancy oak mantle piece , with a mir
ror to ornament it. The now ar
rangement will furnish a floor space
of about 24x40 foot , with wash and
cloak rooms in connection. To
properly light the rooms , several
windows have' been put in , the
rooms roplastorod and repapered , seas
as to give the house an entirely
The M. B. A. lodge of this place
is holding its own with other fra-
tornal organizations , if not a
little more. At the regular moot
ing last week , six members were
initiated , and there are fifteen Ap
plicants to bo initiated at s special
mooting next Saturday night. The
order has a standing second to none
of its ago. There has been seven
assessments this year , and the supreme
premo lodge has a handsome reserve
fund to protect its members from
excessive assessments in later years.
It is ODO of the few fraternal or
ganizations that admit men and
women on t'o same terms. Its
policies provide for an indemnity in
case of accident , for a broken limber
or the loss of an oyo.
R. E. Wright , formerly a typo in
the offices of this oity , now secre
tary of the Nebraska Printing Co. ,
of Lincoln , Nebr , was in the oity
Monday , renewing old acquaint
anoos and looking after business
lor his firm. Ho took over $50
worth of orders while hero. Four
years ago ho commenced in the
office in which ho in now a partner
on a salary of $4.00 a week. Ho
is now secretary of the company
and one-third owner , and employ !
fifteen hands in the office , besides
ono traveling solicitor. So , mnol
for having boon a resident of Bro
ken Bow , and learning his trade on
the RKPUHLIOAN , and being an in
dustrious ana energetic boy. Two
former Broken Bow boys , Herman
and Otto Werqor , are working lor
him. His office is the only ono ol
the kind in the state , which is
making duplicating books or coun
ter tablets ,
The absolutely pure
BAKING POWDER j
ROYAL the most celebrated
of all the baking powders in the
world eel e b r a t e d
for its great leavening
strength and purity.
It makes your cakes ,
biscuit , bread , etc. ,
healthful ; it assures
you against alum and
all forms of adultera
tion that go with the
Ahen btklnr powdcri rt low priced , an nlum co .ts but
two ctnti a pound ; hut alum Is it corrosive poison and
It renders the baking powder daneerous to ns In food.
ROYAL BAKING POWDEH CO. , 100 WILUAM ST. , NCW YORK.
W. A. Qoorgo und 3. S. MoCon.
neil , of Georgetown , who recently
bought the grist mill , water right
and real estate of A. E. Brigharu ,
liavo organized a company under the
name of Georgetown liollor Mill
< & Power Co. , with a view of ox-
bonding the business in the manu
facture of flour and meal , and have
in view the developing of the water
power and to oroot and maintain an
eleotrio power plant , fhoy pro
pose to oztond the operation of the
eleotrio power in Cuator , Buffalo
and Daw.scn counties. Among the
enterprises contemplated is to trans
mit the electric power necessary to
operate the machinery of Broken
Bow and also for eleotrio lights , as
well as to any other towns con
veniently located , where the busi
ness of the community will warrant
BuBlneus Men Moot-
As per ajournment , the businessmen
mon of Broken Bow and vicinity
mot at the Court house , Tuesday
to receive the report of the committee -
mittoo on constitution and by laws
tor the business men's apsooiation.
The attendance was again good
6. W. Apple aalUd tbo mooting to
order and after Secretary Lodwioh
had stated the business transacted
at the former mooting , the report
of the oomm.Uteo was called , which
was made by A. R. Humphry ,
chairman of the committee. After
considerable discussion of the sub-
jnot the constitution and by laws
wore adopted. Mr. Tuck of the
ezporimont station of the state uni
versity , was presented and on
motion was invited to address the
meeting on corn Htalk dosoaso.
Ilia talk was an interesting feature
of the mooting. On motion the
chair was authorized to appoint a
committee cf three to eolioit mem
bership. The chair appointed as
such committee , F. M , Kublee ,
I. A. Ronoan and J. C , Bowen.
The meeting ajournod to meet
Tuesday night to elect officers.
Eastman and Clawaon , at the U.
B. parsonage , Sunday morning at
10 o'clock , Rov. II. E. Myroa offi
elating , Mr. George T. Eastman ,
of Kingston and Miss Delia Claw-
eon , of Broken Bow. The groom
is well and favorable known in the
vaoinity of Lee's Park as a success *
ful farmer and Miss Clawson was
one of Broken Bow's estimable
young lauiea. The young couple
took their departure on Tuesday
after the wedding , for Washington
state , where they expect to make
their future homo , Their many
friends join with the RKPUIILIOAN
in wishing them a happy and * uo-
ooiiful journey through life ,
Church Servlce .
u. ii. oiiuiiou.
At the U. B. church Sunday
morning the text will bo "For
Jesus Sake. " 2 Cor , 4:11. And in
the evening , another chalk talk
pormon will bo given. The subject
will bn , "Jacob's Ladder. " The
line interest and many good words
spoken of those chalk talks warrant
their continuation for a time. You
arc urgently requested to attend
EIIKKTSinus I'rltluv , NOTomb.ir. 30 , at the
reel lencu of Judge Armor , Fred Ktiurt and Mrs .
Mary Sllcei , both of this clljr , Judge Armour
The groom is one of the beat
known citizens of Broken Bow.
For a number of years ho has had
charge of Tiornoy'a meat market
in this city , which not only includes
the business of retailing stake but
of buying hogs , cattle corn , poultry
and chocking out the cash > there
fore ; ho is ono of thoao individuals
who u absolutely trustworthy and
regards the business of his employe
with the same care and prudence as
ho would were it his own. Ilia
bride is a lady who injoys the es
teem of her aquaintcncos. They
have gone to house keeping in rooms
in the second story of the Union
block , over Walton's drug store
building. The RBPUHMOAN joins
their many friends in oong ratula-
A. 0. U W.
At the regular mooting of the
A. O. U. W. loduo next Tuesday
night will bo the election of officers.
All members of the lodge are urged
to attoud. Remember , 8 o'clock
The Hand Separator
Is fast taking the place of the
skim station. Dairymen with from
10 to 20 cows iiud bettor satisfao- , :
lion to skim the milk when fresh , '
und feed the akiui milk while warm
to the oalvep , than to haul the whole
milk to the station und return with
skim milk ,
First , the item of expense in
hauling is loss.
Second , calves will do better as
the chance of sour milk is elimi
Third , the milking , skimming and
feeding of the calves is all done at
onoo.Fourth , and not the least , you
don't have to depend on the local
ekirn station for a market for band
separator oroam , but any creamery
in reach by rail will bid for your
cream at your at your local station.
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