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About Custer County Republican. (Broken Bow, Neb.) 1882-1921 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 27, 1906)
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News of a Local Nature , .
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James Dare of Gates was a
city visitor yesterday.
Sam 'Veaver of Mason was
transacting business in the city
. J. L. Hollandsworth went to !
Brownlec Monday and spcnt !
Christmas with his mother.
J. S. McGraw went to Omaha
last Thursday on a business
proposition and rcmaincd thrce
P. H. Munk is building a story
and half frame house on East
Broadway for Mr. , 31air rcccntly
Say ! you fcllows who only
have one w1fe and arc broke-
since Christmas-how'd . YOU 1i1te
to be a Mormon ?
W. . H , Cox , formcrly of Brolcen
BoW' ' , who now rcsidcs ncar Twin
Falls. Iadho , is visiting in thc
city with his daughter Mrs. E.
"Chic" Bruce , who is with the
Dicrks T-4umbcrand Coal company ,
in Lincoln , came to Brolten Bow
last week and spen Christmas
with . the folks at home.
. . - Mr. and Mrs. R. E. McBride ,
of Mullcn , were in the city last
Friday laying in a stock of sup-
pli s so they could properly per. : .
form the Santa Claus act.
J. H. Shadden , of Weissert ,
was a visitor to Broken Bow last
, Friday. lIe has just. completed
a roomy , modern res1dence and
was selecting some inside fixin's.
; rhe Broken Bow Equality club' '
w111 meet at the home of Mrs.
W. A. George , li'riday evening ,
January 4th at S o'clock.
Mcmbers are e ruestly requested
to be present.
Ralph Cox , telegraph operator
in the "Burlington" office at
Senaca , came home the latter
part of last week and spent
Christma with his. parents , Mr.
and Mrs. C. B. Cox.
Mr. A. B. Cornish and family
came over from LocH t spend.
Xmas with the home folks , Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Fodge , Mrs.
Cornish and children remaining
" over to spend the week.
E. H. Nix n , special Government -
, ment land inspector , spent last
( Saturday 111 the city. He had
been at Omaha for a month as a
witness in the case of the Government -
ment against , Richard Comstock.
Miss Stella 'Moody , who was
operated on for appenclicitis at
the Broken Bow hospital a week
ago is recovering rapidly , being
able to sit up and will return to
her home , Mason City , in a short
H is al ays at this season of
the year when you discover what
a surprising numbe'r of relatives
and dear friends you have who
are very profuse with words of
cheer by wishing you LI happy
Mr. and 'Mrs. Charles Govier ,
of Weissert , were interested
r' spectators at the basket ball
games last li'riday evening.
'l'heir sons , Fred and Claude ,
who arc student at Custer Col1ege ,
accompanied them home to spend
There was aq unusual1y large
number of Christmas packages
sent and received at Brolten Bow
both by mail and express and
they were hanelled by the regular
ofi e force without delay , but
necessitated their working overtime -
time and they were pleasant and
courteous all the time.
Christmas da.r 1906 in Broken
" Bow will be remembered through.
out the lives of all who were able
to be out and thereby realize
. what a perfectly beautiful day it
was , with the sun s ining bright.
ly , the air balmy and spring-like
' " and nQ snow on the ground.
John Gillings came down frol11
Sheridan last Friday night to
sp'end the holidays with hh
p rents. He informs us that
Ed. Alexander formerly loct ! '
reporter for the IhtpuHLICAN h
editor of the Sheridan Expres !
and is getting out a good paper
The I RPunLIcAN is desirous 0 :
. ) pub shing al1 the news ane
I everyone in Custer connty can aie
very material1y. Don't be back
ward about informing us if an )
, , of . your . . frieeds or relatives arl
v1s1ting you or have gone fron
home to visit or on business 0
I pleasure. Or if there's a birth
, death or marriagc , tell us. Don'
take it for granted that we al
ready know it or will hear of it
but do it-yourself. Please el ,
not forget this and you'll see ho\
much more newsy the paper wi ]
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S. S. Waldron , of EJim township -
ship , is visiting in the city. : to-
City Attorney Gadc1 was a
visitor to the capitol city of the
state last Saturday. ,
'V. B. Eastham and son , Carl ,
spent the last three days of last
week in Lincoln and Omaha.
John 'l'riplett has purchased
lotsof ; James Waite on ast Main
strcet on which he is erecting
a frame dwelling.
John Scott , of 'Vesterville ,
enjoycd life in Broken Bow last
Friday and rcalizcd that it is
a reaHy good business city.
Mr. J. A. 'l'rue , of Brad ) ' , Ncb. ,
was guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. .
Fodge several clays , while on his
way to the teachers mceting at
'rhe combination o a safe
often puzzles , I surmise , but the
combination to wealth is found
if in the I UPunLlcAN you adver-
Miss Irene Xanders , who is
atteucling school at Grand Havcn ,
Mich. , i\rrived home last week to
spend the holidays with parents ,
Rev. and Mrs.V. . H. Xanders.
'l'here have heen a11 ldnds of
inventions 'to economizc on food ,
fuel and light , but 'no > ne'seems
to have pcrfected a rent reduccr
or cscaper--or aftcmpted . one.
Miss Mable Hall , who has been
stationed at Cleveland , 01110 , as
assistant pastor for the past two
years , arrived in the city Saturday -
day night' to visit her mother
The Cal1away Queen says that
J ; II. Smith , of Broken How , is
in that city' with a view to buying -
ing a hog ranch and again
locating with his family in that
J. A. o. 'rhomas had intended
to spend Christmas with his
mother t Alliance , but on
account of her b ing ill he went
there last Saturday morning and
rema111ed uatil 'l'uesday. She
was much better when he came
Miss Lottie Emerson , who 1S
teaching two miles' west of
Oconto , and Miss Florence Emerson -
son , who has charge of a school
near Cal1away , are spending the
holiday vacation at the home of
their parents , ' Mr. and Mrs. Isaac
, Emenon , in this city. "
Henry Lemeons , who resides
about twelve miles south-west of
Call , w .y' was brought in last
night by Deputy Sheriff 'l'owsley ,
on account of ins lnity caused
by hard work. . William Bedell
and C. Bonde came as witnesses.
G. O. Joyner's new dwelling in
the north part of the city is
nearing completion. It is one of
the largest and finest appearing
buildings in that pLlrt of the city.
When completed it will be
furnished with modern improve-
C. Bonde of Elim Township
was a social caller at the RIU > UHI.I-
CAN office this morning. He
sa vs corn is yielding from 35 to
40' bushels an acre in his locality
and corn huskers arc getting four
cents a bushel , one man is offering -
ing five cents.
CrirI Foote wife and boy of
'Dunning ' came down Monday
night to spend thC'ir Christmas
under the parental roof. Carl
returned home yegterday morn.
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ing but Mrs. li'oote and the..boy
will rcmain a week or two.
John and Mrs. Robinson reo
turned from Omaha Wednesday ,
wbere they have been for severa :
weeks visfting with the family
of their son , Lloyd Robmson.
While there Mr. Robinson had
his limb operated on at one oj
the hospitals. His limb has beer.
aITected for ten yeLlrs and for the
past yearor two it has been a
I sourc"e of great pain to him. lIe
I informs the RUPUIII.1CAN that the
operation proved vcrsuccesssul ,
and that he feels confident a
permanent cure has been effected ,
O. G. Nordstorm , of Comstock
Nebr. , starts this week for
. Sweden , to visit a sister whOlt
he has not seen for years , Mr
Nordstrom has had his share 0
sorrow recently having buried hiE
- wife and son both in October ,
Mrs. Nordstrom WLIS taken sic1
with typhoid fever and in a ou
a week f"om that timc the 501
was taken siclt and at the end 0
one week was buriecl , tIll
mother living one weelt longer
- but was so very low that she dic
, not Imow when the boy died
The son died the 15th and th ,
mother 22nd. Mr. NordstroI1
expects to bc gone about tw ,
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Ed win Powell , night operator
at the depot , drove to Cp.llaway
whe're he formerly resided , and
spent Christmas day with re-
Miss Maggie Orr\ who is I
teaching' in the southwest part
of the county , came home last
Saturda.y to spend the holiday
If you want to attend an entertainment -
tainment that is known to be
first-clasg ; where you arc taking
no chances on being humbugged ,
then it is within your reach.
"The Mikado" will be presented
at the Brolten Bow Opera house
next Friday night , January 4th.
Reserved sea ts at McComas' drug
store and Groat's furniture store.
Mrs. Amos Noble , who was
tLlken sick five weelts ago with
typhoid fever , suffered a slight
relapse last week , but has recovered -
covered therefrom and is now
imprpving as rapidly as could be
expected under the circumstLlnces.
A hive of the Western Bees
was organized in Broken Bow
last nig-ht with a membership
of nearly thirty members through
the efforts of C. 'V. Irish , who
has been working here about two
, weeks. 'l'his is a new organization -
tionvith headquarters at Grand
Island aud on a plan that will no
, doubt prove very popular.
The annual ball by the Young
Mcn of Broken Bow will occur at
the Opera house next 'l'uesday
night , January 1st , 1907.
'l'aylor's complete orchestra ,
whose music is so deligh tful for
dancing , will be present and one
of the most enjoyable terpsichorean -
psichorean functions of the
season is anticipated. Tickets
are .only 50 cents.
William Burdett , Joseph
Petrick , I . P. Gaines. Henry
flogg , Charles MattIe ) ' , G. w.
. Hallenbeck and Hay Kelley composed -
posed a party of brave boys who
, came from Ansley last night to
assist the Broken Bow Knights
I of Pythias coufer the degree of
Knight. After the performance
the whole bunch partook of an
oyster supper and-smoked.
Mr. and Mrs. Will. Gillings
gave an elaborate Xmas dinner
at their new home in honor of
their son John , who is here for
the holidays , from Sheridan ,
Wyo. A number of young
f'ociety people were present who
. indulgfd in dancing. games and
e other pLlstlll1eS until night fall ,
[ ' when the whole party adjourne
o to town and attended the Xma
night dance at the 'femple.
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Miss Mary I-Ionergan , a student
, , at Creighton university , Omaha ,
is houle " for the holiday vacation.
. Last Monday morning Mrs.
A. J. VanAntwerp was agreeably
surprised by the arrival of her
father , Mr. Paul J. Euebo , of
Canton , South Dakota , who will' ' .
remain until next week :
Miss Adah Bow n , daug4ter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. .Bowen , of
this city , reached home last Sunday -
day morning. She is a member
of the graduating class this year
at the Conservatory of Music ,
Boston , Ma s. , but having applied
herself fee 'closely to the work ,
was taken sick and her parents
decided it would be best for her
to discontinue her studies and
rest nti1 the Winter term next
Captured IS Bunch , of Booze.
Upon a search warrant sworn
out by City Attorney Gadd , P.
M. Towsley , spec1al constable ,
went 'to the B. & . M. depot last
Fnday morning and took pOSe
session of all C. O. D. , packag-es
which he believed contained
intoxicating liquor and as a
result secured about eighty
gallons of whisky which was
taken to the court house and
placed in charge of the sheriff.
1'he action was taken under a
city ordinance prohibiting the
sale of intoxicants and which
specifical.ly says that C. O. D.
packages containing liquor are
in direct violation of this ordinance -
ance in-as-much as payment .for
the liquor thus consigned is
made here , thereby constituting
a sale of the same within the
city of Broken Bow. ,
Beat the BurlinRton.
John McGraw's father and
mother , who reside near Gates ,
came to Broken Bow on Mdnday
to take a train here for their old
home , Logansport , Ind. 'l'he
Burlington rate seemed pretty
high for John so he telephoned
the Union Pacific agent at Grand
Island and found he could get the
tickets over that line , pay the
fare from here to that city and
return and save $27.flO.
BOlton Ideal Opera Company.
This excellent organization
, will present Gilbert & Sullivan's
greatest comic opera Success
" 'rhe Mikado" in this city next
I riday night , January 4th.
During- the companys 24 weeks
stay in Dallas and San Antonia ,
Texas , the ) ' were compelled' to
give the Mikado , many more
times tnau any of their other
operas , because the patrom
thought A. C. Burgess , a
"Koko , " was just it.
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At the Farmers Institute to be
I held in this city the last week in
January it is deci < led to have
a special exhibition of corn.
Premiums will be offered on
the best ten ears of corn , v 2 : :
Longest ten ears of corn.
Largest ten cars of corn.
Bigg-est ten ears of corn.
The best Ideal car.
'l'he Ideal ear . . . . . .m be judged
y the established rule for judl-
'fhe ofi cers request that farmers : -
ers select the best they have and
lay aside so Oas to put lit on
exhibition at the corn show.
From $25 to $30 will be paid as
premiums on corn.
I have a first-class corn sheller
and will do your work in this
line at satisfactory prices ,
Phone No. 356 or address.
, C. E. PHOUTV ,
29-32 Broken. Bow , Neb.
li'our. ro m honse and lots :
Enquire of Concannon. 28-31
Thirty head of horses , consist-
ing' of work horses , drivers ,
saddle ponies and brood mares.
Four registeredlIereford Bulls. ,
Three Poland China Boars. ,
. Two Mammoth Jaclts.
tf. ALLAN RnvN1W ,
2 miles south of Broken Bow.
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1 BUSINESS M POINTERS.
Doctor Leach , Dentist.
J. C. Moore , abstracting. 2tf
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See that fine line of coffees at.
Peale's. , .
Home-made Buckwheat flour- .
absolutely pure-at the Aclvo.
I am making farn' loan ! ? at 5
per cent interest.
\ J I\MHS T-IUDWtCII ,
25tf Broken Bo ' ' ' , Neb.
Missouri black walnuts and
hickory nu ts-9ne goods-at
MUtrlt FOUND-A small brown
fur muff found in Brolten Bow
has been left at I Hl'UHI.ICAN
office for owner to call and claim.
Good chewing tobacco , 25 cents
I per pound at the Ac\'o. !
: . Los'l'-'l'wo warranty deeds
signed by J. P. Gandy and wife.
I Finder please return to Jesse
I Gandy and receive , suitable
reward , 25.tf
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For \rgains \ Ii reai e tb.te see f
Bowma'rll , nd so" : , 'ju , t c t "
of the S cunty State. , Qank. 10tf.
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, V AN''uD--the ; year , ' around ,
ten1l1en , with or without families.
I HUlIUR G. CAlm ,
20tf " Doris , ebraska. . ,
Drs : ' li'aruswortli . . , . . & Bcck. . . : . . .
Dent sts' , ' I I I
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The hcsl importcd horscs , $1000 ench.
HOlllc-hrcl. . rcgistcrcd draft stalliolls ,
" 250 lo $750 nlmy stahle doorR.
A. I A'1'JMJRVnSON ,
,20-32 . ' , " . ' I Crcstoll , IQwa.
Patronize . ' che. . R.Jti > unLJ ( AN
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If you are interested in swine , ,
attend the sale of thoroughbred
I PolLJn'c1's : in Brokeu Bow , . Satur : '
day Dec. 29tli.'I. . , .
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'W ( ! still' have about' two'
lu1ndred liushtls' ! f' l\IJt 'd.ppl s' , '
in fine condition , at from S5c' ,
to $1 per bushel. 'l'hcse arc the
last low price applesthis season.
J. , N. 'PHAIlt & Co. .
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I am maldng farms loans at 5
per cent interest. I' "
J Al\IltS LHDWICII ,
25tf . . , .rqken . oNeb. . "
W A , ! ; ED7Men . men , , 1)oys
and gir.1s tarepresent I McClure's
' Maga ne , Good , par. : . . , Address
( ,7 East 23c1 St. , N. Y. City. 34-tf. ; '
Do not forget the day and date
( Saturday , Dcc. , 29)11) when the
sale' of 'thoroughbred. ' Polands'
will occur in Broken Bow. .
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'D you choo'se . t , to chew- *
tobacco ? Try the Ac1vo's 25 .
cents per pound1lavor.
Auy one wishing cakes of all
discriptions can leave orders at .
Hotel , Heneau' . ' lvrui t . cakes a
specialty. , "
I am maldng farm loans at 5' '
per cC'nt intere t. . .
. JAl\IltS . \ LUi > WlCII , ,
25tf , , B okep. Ovl Neb. .
Sat rc1ay , Decel 1bc > ZI t ; , willi
be a cla ) ' for farmes and stock ,
raisers in Broltcn Bow as all will
be here who know of the sale of
40 head of thoroughbred Polands
by W. W. Conn , of Utica , Neb.
Homc-hrcd drnfl stalliolls , $250 lo
$600j imporled slnl1iol1s , ' , your choicc ,
$1000. P. L. STJU AM ,
20'32 Crestol1 , Iowa.
Go to J. 'V. Scott' ! ; for unadulterated -
adulterated llJ > ur-pure , just as.
the wheat gr < ? wed.
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S. the Dentist. ' 3715
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