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M. R. Chambers , special agent I
for the U. S. Land officc , was in
the city Monday on official busi-
G. O. Joyner is busily engaged
this week moving into hig 11lnd-
some anll commodious new residence -
dence on the North side.
Write Jesse Teagarden at once
if you want a tcnt for thc
Chautauqua. 'rents will be
furnished at , actual cost.
John Street. who went to
, Mexico with an excursion from
Hastings two weekg a o , rtached :
home Tuesday and IS satisfied
tb t Custer ounty is a pretty
It is reported that one of the
newly cstablished booze joints at
: Callaway is a great admircr of
"Dick" Brega and , in deferance
to that gentleman , has adoJ. > ted
his pet name-"Arbor"-thlnk-
inPo' also , per.haps , that "Dick's"
liberal patronage will be "stimu-
Harrv . B. Iszard , who is visiting -
ing an .uncle and aunt in New
Jtrsey , writes that he is
thoroughly enjoying- life and
\ \ . ill remain for a time as he
could not think of breaking away
from there while everything is
chock-full and bubbling over
, witlI animation.
The pupils of Miss Oldham's
class in elocution gave an entertainment -
tainment at the Temple theatre
Monday night , which reflected
, great credit on their ir.structor.
'l'he dramatic skeches , "Grown-
up Folks , " "Sir Pet r and Lady
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] 'easel , "Hiawatha" and 'l'he
Minister's Wife" were presented.
Mrs. H. A. Hunter reached
home last Saturday from Kansas
City , Mo. , where she went six
weeks ago for a surgical operation -
ation which was quite successfully -
fully performed and the many
" . . . friends of the good lady will
gladly learn that he returns enjoying -
joying better health than for a
m mbtr of years. ' .
" The Methodist Episcopal
CaP1P meeting , Kearn v district ,
will be held at Havenn , July 19-
29 inclusive. Evangelists H. W.
Uromley and L. R. Robinson. of
Kentucky , have been engaged. .
Everybody is invited to come , '
bring the' family and enjoy an
old-time camp meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D Huntington
returned last Friday night after
r I an absence from home of three
weeks , having visited relatives
and friends at Lincoln , Tecumseh -
seh , Beatrice and Sterling dur-
. iug that period. He reports
having witnessed several mighty
good games of baseball while on
The National Live Stock Commission -
mission Co. , South Omaha , have
issued a circular in which they
say : "The growing corn crop is
backward , the hay crop is again
short and , as prices of stock and
feeding cattle depend large\y \
upon these crops , we advise
. ; shipping as soon as the cattle are
in beef condition and will stand
, "Den" Walton , the expert
l1anipulator ! of weights , measure
and prices of high grade groceries -
ies , provisions and cheese at the
- , Advo Grocery , "flew the coop"
6 Tuesday for his annual vacation
of a week. This is hardly a
sufficent length of time for him
to fully enj y the pleasures of
life from behmd the counter , but
it will help-some.
( Mrs. Lee Pickett left last
I 'l'hursday for Central City where
Lee will join her tomorrow and
, spend a two weeks vacation from
: . : duties as superint ndent for the
.i.r Central Telephone company ,
visiting Li ncoln and other pl lcs
, in the eastern part. of the state
I during that time.
. t John Campbell , of Weissert ,
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. . . . . . I was in the dfy last Fnday and
\ ' . expressed the opinion that the
wheat crop in his vicinity v. , 'uld
come through in about as good
sbape as ever. despite the late
spring , while corn is sbowing up
in pretty good shape since warm
weather came bowling along.
"Hank" Weaklic , who recently
, went on a tour of inspection to
the Pacific coast. ill company
i with Ras Anderson , decided to
become a resident of Portland.
I Oregon , and purchased property
there. A public sale of the
, ) household goers ) was held in the
, park last Siiturdav afternoon and
, the family departed for the west
Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Weaklin
have many friends in the county
who regret their going , yet hope
increased prosperity and bettel
health will abide with them ilJ
heir new home.
Capt. Hobson will be at
Broken Bow Chautauqua and it
goes with out saying that all the
ladies will attend August 3rd.
Mrs. Myrtie Hus ell , of Bakersfield -
field , California , arrived in the
city Monday night. She is a
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. A.
Walton. with WhOUl she will
spend the summer.
Uncl Sam isn't such a bad old
employer after all. Anyhow that
is what the carriers on the rural
routes think this ) 'ear as they
wiil not make the round today ,
but indulge in assisting to make
the anniversary of the birth of
the United States a glorious one.
The corn crol' is not as promising -
ing as in f rmer years and it will
have a direct dIect on the live
stock market , probably resulting
in early shipments and forcing
cattle on the market that are not
properly prepared. The indica.
tions are that the price of corn
will be higher than tor several
You can sell almoBt anything
you have-or get anything you
want-if you place an advertisement -
ment in the RU'UHUCAN. 'l'he
results that are brought about by
these little adlets are simply
astonishing. Try one of them
if wanting a position , or you
have a house to se } ] , or for any
other pu rpose.
F. M. Hublee , who has spent
the past two months in California ,
a greater part of the time in
San Francisco. reached home
last Friday. He says these are
turbulent times 10 that city , the
J ap question , strikes , boodlers
and rebuilding the city keeping
everything in a turmoil.
The Custer county cittzens
who went to Mexico in a special
car to get rich quick by purcha-l- : :
ing a gold mine have butted up
against weather almost as hot as
another place is reported to be
and not only wish they were
safely returned to their homes ,
but have reformed so they will
not be com pelled to go to the
It is reported that some of the
Brol < en Bow ch ickens are suffering -
ing with "limber-necks. " When
a chicken gets the limber-neck ,
it hlll1p in the air , quivers ,
hol1ers and gives up the ghost.
There are also some citizens
afflicted with limber-neck , but
the symptoms differ in that they
have a mania for always "butting
in" to someone else's busin ss.
City Attorney Gadd goes to
Litchfield today to dehver the
principal address which will been
on the subje < ; t of "American
Citizenship. " Mr. Gadd is a
true example of American citizen
and is , therefore , able to expostulate -
late from the stand of one who
knows whereof he speaks , and all
who hear him will surely feel
more patriotic for having done
If you have any dhire to see a
happy and fully satbtied democrat -
crat , just gaze upon 'l'ownsman
W. B. .l ! aslham. He never expected -
pected to be so j\J , } ' fully jubilant
until Bryan was elected president ,
but he is , and since last Saturday -
day when a 9 pound girl baby
arrived at his lIome he doesn't
even think of William J. It's a1l
girl with him now and hence-
Everv ren ter of a letter receptacle -
ceptacle at the Broken Bow
Jostoffice ? found a short and spicy
communication in his box Tuesday -
day morUlng and the recipients .
thereof who do not step up to I
Captain Jewett's desk at once I
and interview him. with a piece I
of coin , will not possess one of
these letter receptacles during
the next three months. "Your
box rent is due. "
The Broken Bow ball team
took its fourth shut out IdSt
Friday afternoon , the fourth
game it has played this season ,
the Mlrna contingent being the
aggressors" the score standing ,
when the game was completed ,
2 to O. During the entire game
the ball was hit but once. and
had the umpire been a little less
partial to the visitors it
would have been still closer.
"The B. & M. railroad pas-
I senger fare will not be advanced
on account of the Forth of July , "
said Agent Ormsby of the
Burlington when asked in regard
to tlle matter. " 'rhe company
will g-ive everybody the benefit
of the 2.crnt per mile rate , which
I is a rec-uetion of two.thirds of
, the old rate. " The fare from
Broken Bow to Ansley is 34 cents
and from Ansley to Broken Bow ,
l 34 cents-68 cents for the round
Get the Bargain Fever !
Join the Throng of : Bargain Lifters and Visit
Drake's "Mill-End" Sale
and you win luuke up } "our Inind that Sununer Business is not over with us.
Just gettitJg warmed up to Fever Heat. 700 people visited this sale on the
Opening Day und yJ'e expect the nUluber to inerease each day.
E , ' ery DolJars , vorth of Summer Goods in our house lTIUst go in this Great
Sale if we have sufficient nerve to matte the price low enough. We don't like
to otler you the same old sUlumer goods next year.
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LOOK . AT THESE PRICES : . . .
Silk g : . l t.l . ' . . . . . 23c su . . . , . . lt : l. , . . 1 . 14c
Silk go Organdis at. . . . . . . , . . . etc- . . . . . , . . worth . . . . . . . . . 25c . . . , 18 C 30 inch think Smyrna them cheap Rugs at $1 , , some at this people sale 7 9 C
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Hundreds of Notion Bargains tbat Will Make You Let Loose f the Coin
PLENTY OF MILL END LAWNS AT 2 A YARD
STAPLE CAJ ICO REMN A N S AT 3 34 A YARD
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F - rJ:1IE3E : : : : : F-E'VEFI. : !
Come 'to this Sale Every Day
Ifyotl don't find Something to entice ) 'our Money away you will be a hard one
2 5 A SPECiAL FOR THIS SALE ONLY 2 5
PER GENT . LADIES . . DRESS SKIRTS PER CENT
OFF t. MEN'S AND : BOYS SUITS. 0 F F .
Ne1i'V J3argains Every Day and Plenty of Them
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H. . B. Drake Broken Bow.
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An effort is being made to
postpone the appearance here
tonight of the University of Nebraska -
braska Glee Club , but up to the
present writing the effort has not
Jesse Teagarden has made arrangements -
rangements with Herbert Watts
to assist iu selli ng Chautauqua
tickets. Tickets can be secured
at Ihis store , 1st door , south of
postoffice at any time. .
Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Simonson
returned home last Friday from
Omaha where they went a week
prior to have Mrs. Simonson's.
throat treated , which was done
by an operation that has proven
successful , as she has experienced
great relief thereby.
Hev. J. R. Teagarden of thts
city was scheduled to deliver the
4th of July oration at Merna today -
day , but on account of multi-
tuduious duties has been compelled -
pelled to forego the pleasur of
so doing , which will be regretted
by those who anticipated hearing -
ing the eloquent gentleman.
Those who intended to go to
the Old Settlers picnic at
Lindley's grove , near Anselmo ,
on July 10th , arc requested to
notify G. O. Joyner , phone 341 ,
on or before Monday uext , the'
8th inst , in order that he can
report to railroad company anel
they will then add coaches to
their trains if necessary.
'rhe editor of the Friend 'rele-
graph struck the key note when
he wrote : " 'l'here are two ways
of spending a dollar. You can
spend it at home , gain an easy
conscience , make another friend
and perhaps get the dollar bacte
tomorrow , or you send it away ,
feel that you have sinned , offended -
ed the home merchant and forever -
ever lose the dollar and the
ble'3sed influence for good to
yourself and neighbor. "
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Master John Baisch , of Madison -
son , is visiting "Uncle Joe" and
family for a few days.
Miss Mary Harget , who has
been visiting at Seward the past
three months , reached home
Mrs. 'Wm. Brydia , of Bloomington -
ington , 111. , arrived in the city
Monday for a short visit with
her sister , Mrs. W. B. Eastham.
Miss Madg-e Potts , of this city ,
has been engaged to teach school
in District No. 13 , near Cumro
postoffice , the coming school year.
J. C. Bowen has up the closing
sign for the 4th of July , in order
that employees may have an
opportunity to celebrate. 'l'he
store will be closed at 12 o'clock ,
noon , and so remain until Friday
H. W. Stephens , the contractor
and builder , took a vacation last
week and visited his old home in
southeastern Iowa. The > vacation -
tion covered a period of four
days , giving him a day at home ,
which he says he enjoyed very
Jesse Teagarden has been
secured to sell the tickets for
the Chautauqua which will be
held in Broken Bow from July
27th to Aug 4th. A superb program -
gram is to be presented by the
l idpath I yceum tlureau. Broken
Bowl can well be proud of the
tallnt given in this course.
Will Russom's black driving
team took fright at the whistling
of a locomoti ve at the depot , last
Friday evening , and lost no time
in l aving that place and doing
some traveling- without human
guidance. After runing a dozen
blocks and turning several
corners in covering the distance ,
they came to a stand-still with
nothing broken except the
If you buy a season ticket for
the Chautauqua you get each
entertainment for 8c. Come and
and enjoy an educational and
John.Johnson laid aside hammer -
mer and tongs and , accompanied
by Mrs. Johnson , left last Saturday -
day for the Pacific coast where
they will spend a month visiting
the principal cities and inspect
the lay of the land to a certain
extent. They went by way of
Denver and Salt Lake city.
Charley Hayes arrived yesterday -
day morning from Hill City , S.
D. , where he has been worldng
for the Gold Medal Mining com-
pany. He says the force IS now
engaged sinking a 51haft and
tunneling and as soon as necessary -
sary preliminarx work IS done ,
the real thing will be brought out
and he knows it is thlre in good
paying quantities. He says
there is no dQubt but that shares
will be worth better than one
hundred cents on the dollar.
Last Runday was observed by
the Knights of Pythias in
Broken Bow as Memorial Sunday ,
and members of the order repaired -
paired to the M. E. church at
3 o'clock p. m. , in a body , where
Attorney N. T. Gadd delivered
an address to the memory of the I
departed brothers. , .which was i
one of the most a 1e we have !
ever listened to upon such an oc-I
casion. 'l'he lodge in Broken
Bow was organized in 1890 and
. during the seventeen years of its
existence has lost but two members -
I bers by death , viz : Michael
. McSherry and Frank Auterson.
I will be in room 17 , Burlington
hotel , on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday - .
day of each mouth.
. . DR. C. PICKItTT ,
4t. See Pension Board.
Old Settlers Picnic.
The Eighteenth Annual
reunion of the Old Settlers of
northwest Custer cobntv , will be
held in James Lindley's grove ,
Anselmo , Nebraska ; Wednesday ,
July 10 , 1907.
I 10:00 : A. M.
nand Concert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Anselmo Baud
I Sonll' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , -"selmo Glee Club
Prayer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Rev. i' . M. Graham
Addrclis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pros. H. K. Atkls80n
Sonll. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Anselmo Glee Club
"Nebaska as I have seen 1t".J. D. BradY
Business meetlull' .
1\1 uslc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nand
1 : OO M.
: OO P. M.
Band concert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Anselmo Band
Recitation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alva Read
So nil' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Anselmo Glee Club
Pallor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .IIlstorlnni nertha Atkisson
Address. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ; . . . . H. M. I'lnckney
Trains 1 and 42 will stop at
the grove which will give the
citizens of Broken Bow and
Merna a fine chance to "do" the
, picnic by rail.
RItPUnLICAN advertisers are
B. & M. Train Schod.le
No. 3'J local passenll'er. ex. Sunday. are 6:20 pm
41 coaRt passenger , d : ly.leave. . . . 7SI ! am
43 coast passenger. dally leave..JZ:20 : am
47 local frelltht , arrive 1:10 pm Iv 310 ; . pm
No. 40 10calllaRSenger.leave. . . . . . . . . . . .8:20 : am
4 coast ' . . . . . . . . . . . . ; pm
44 coast IlaSSeuger.leave. . . . . . . . . . .5:14 : a. m
s local freight arrive. . . . . . . . . . . . . .2:10 pm
3' ' ) and o do not run west of HroKen now
Houle To Rent. .
I have a six room house to rent.
Call at Kimball's Undertaking
Want to Rent Howe.
A residence of five or six rooms
wanted. Rent paid monthly in
advance. Inquire at RItPUnL CAN
Self-Binder Bor Sale.
McCormick , practic lly new
and in first-class condition. For
price and terms apply to Co'S.
Martin , implement dealer.ttf. .
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