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8 THE KEPUJBLIOAN , OUSTER COUNTY , NEBRASKA ,
W. B. POOR.
The following sketch of W.
Poor's vrork in Cuater county
was handed ( he RHPUIJUCAN for
Deputy County Treasurer W.
B , Poor , who has announced
himself as a candidate for County
Treasurer , has been a resident of
Custer county for the past
twenty-four years , during which |
time he has been employed
practically all the time at oflice
work , as follows : About three
years as deputy postmaster in
Broken Bow post oflicc , three and
one half years as clerk in county
clerk and register of deeds oflicc ,
first as clerk , then as deputy four
years under II. Lomax , having
received the appointment more
for the reason of his ability to
fill the position than from any
political prestage , and he con
tinued to hold the deputyship
for two more years under M.
Schiieringer. At the beginning
of W. A. George's first term as
treasurer Mr. Poor decided to go
to California. While in Cali
fornia he was employed as book
keeper in a large general store
for eighteen months , when , up
on the request of Treasurer W
A. George he returned to Custer
county and accepted a position
in the treasurer's office , which he
held until the close of Mr.
George's term , and then con
tinued as clerk with Mr. Cavenee ,
the incoming treasurer , until the
resignation of D. V. Joyner as
deputy August 1st , 1907 , when
Mr. Poor was once more appoint
ed to his old position as deputy ,
which he still holds , making in
all about eight and one half
years as deputy treasurer. Hav
ing spent fully twenty years in
office work , and the greater part
of this time in the various offices
of the court house , and also as a
bonded abstractor , thus becoming
iamiliar with nearly all the
records of the court house , makes . 1
Mr. Poor one of the most efficient
men who has ever aspired to an
office in Custer county.
Mr , Poor pledges himself , that
if nominated and elected to the
office of county treasurer , that
he will give the work of the office
hie undivided attention , and
believing that the tax payers of
the county are interested in the
economical administration of the
affairs of the county , he respect
fully solicits your support at
the primary August 17th , 1909.
Rev. Dr. Bailey Gets Promotion.
( Continued from llrst page. )
In speaking- the call today Dr.
Bailey said the church occupies
a splendid position in the religi
ous life of Erie , and he is pleas
ed with the , cordial reception
given him during his stay in
Dr. Bailey has been pastor of
the Western Presbyterian church
since March 1 , 1905. Iu 1906 ,
one year after coming to Wash
ington , he was elected moderator
of the Presbytery of Washington ,
a post he occupied one year.
He was educated at Firth Col
lege and Rantnoor Theological
College , Sheffield , England.
Pie graduated from the latter :
institution in 1892. lie was
given the degree of Ph. D. by '
this institution is 1902 , after ex
amination , lie received the de
gree of D. D. from Franklin Col-
ledge of Ohio.
He was pastor of the First
Presbyterian church' , of Broken
Bow , Neb. , from 1892 to 1898 ,
and president of Westminister
College , Salt Lake City , Utah ,
from 1898 until he came to Wash
ington , in 1905.
He has written a num ber of
articles which have appeared in
the Missionary Review of the
Wotld , the Pulpit , the Preacher's
Helper and other papers , For
some years he has been a mem
ber of the council of seventy of
the Religious Educational As
sociation , Royal Highlanders
and a trustee of Westminister
He was admitted to the bar of
the state of Nebraska in 189S ,
and was a commissioner to the
General Assembly of the Presby
terian church at Winoua , Ind , ,
Pr. Bailey has traveled exten
sively in the British Isles and
the countries of the continent.
' MASS CONVENTION
Voters ( Called to Alcct in lirokcti Bow on
Saturday , .Inly 2Wi.
The Republicans of Custer
county arc hereby called to meet
in mass convention ; it Broken
Mow on July 2-1 , 190' ' ) , at 2 p. m.
for the purpose of electing dele-
gales to the state convention
and the election of a comify
W. A. GicoKOr ,
Ch. Rep. Co. Cen. Com.
ALL LAND IN HANDS OF FEW.
Now Yorkers Cannot Afford to Own \
Their Own Homes.
Fewer New Yorkers own tholr awn
homos tlmn the residents of any other
city In the world , says a writer In the
National Magazine. The reason IB a
simple one : the land Is so valuable
that none but the very wealthy can af
ford Its purchaso. Of the U91.G87 fam
ilies living on Manhattan Island only
10,310 hold tltlo to the houses they
occupy and If you will bring that little -
tlo pad and pencil into play again you
will learn that 94 out of every 100 fam
ilies make monthly payments to n
landlord. Whan those , families move ,
as they are constantly doing , It seemn
only necesstiry to take the family pho
tographs from off the mantel so com
pletely has their method of life been
systematized. Aa for the landlords ,
they are mightier In wealth and ten
ants than any feudal lords of old as
forsooth the Asters , whoso Immense
multitude- dwellings house a greater
number of people than are contained
In a city of the slzo of Hartford , Conn. ;
Seattle , Wash. , or Nashville , Tonn.
FREDDY HAD HIS EXCUSE , TOO.
Took Cue from Ingenious Explanation
Made by Chum.
Two llttlo youngsters shambled
penitently into the classroom long
uftcr the school had opened for the
morning session , says the Circle.
"JJoys , come to my desk limned- !
utely , " said the teacher.
The meek llttlo lads walked to the
teacher's desk and stood looking help
lessly at their feet.
"Tommy , why are you late this
morning ? " asked the teacher.
"I overslept myself , ma'am , " began
Tommy. "You see , teacher , I dreamed
I was going to take a railroad trip. I
Just got to the station when I woku
up an' found it was 'way past school |
"Freddy , why are yuu late ? " In
quired the teacher , turning to the
"Please , ma'am , " replied the tremb
ling Freddy. "I went to the station
to see Tommy off. "
Last Moments of Great Musician.
A letter written by Count Grzy.
mala , who was an ardent admirer of
Chopin , has been made public In Lon
don by Eduarll Zeldenrust. In It the
last moments of Chopin are thus re
ferred to : "A few hours before ho
died ho asked Mine. Potocka to sing
some melodies by Rossini and Bellini
und this she did with sobs in her , ,
voice. Listening to her voice ho
passed away. " Speaking of the funeral
noral the writer says : "Mozart's re
qulom and his own funeral murcl :
were performed with the assistance o
Lablncho , Vlardot and the concert so
clety. It was characteristic of the
times that the artists should have
asked -,000 franca for this last trib
ute to Chopin. One would have
thought that pride would have kep
them from selling their gifts on such
an occasion. "
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The Types of Cats.
There are a number of classes o
Persian cats , the division betweer
them being purely arbitrary and based
on the color of the fur. The mos
beautiful of all the Persians is the
pure white. They are. however , ver
hard to keep clean , and a dirty white
cat Is certainly anything but an orna
ment about one's rooms. It Is unfor
tunate that many white cats are deaf ,
so when ono is making a purchase of
a cat that color it is a wise precau
tion to test the hearing. Another fall
ing which white cats have , in common
with all light colored cats , is that their
constitutions are not so vigorous as
these of the dark haired cats. Su
Noise , at first cultivated In this land
by the Indians , has reached Its climax
In the college yell. It is used at po
litical conventions , at christenings and
at women's clubs. No monument was
necessary for the man who first in
vented nolso. His work lives after
Nolso is used by cities , which bavo
the first call for it They split It up
Into as many saundp as possible and
divide it among all. UK. it' $ < tp3S | 4f
Noise varies In its volume and in
tensity , from embryonic and immature
sawmill to a baby crying in the night ,
C. H. Ilolcomb underwent an
operation the first of the week.
If your watch stops think of
Sauders' drug store.
Miss Bertha Sherbeck , of Ans-
visited at the A. L/anphcar
A. II. Sauders is the new
druggist. He is better known as
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Pritchard ,
who have been making their
headquarters here , left Wednes
day for Lexington.
Mrs. Parks , of Ilyannis , is in
the city and will be operated on
tomorrow by Lrs. ) Mull ins and
Editor Guy Oliusted , of the
Western Boy , attended the Old
Settler's picnic at Merna WedJ
The new telephone directory
made its appearance this week ,
'he book has a very neat ap-
' ) earance and is a great improve-
nent over the old one.
Four out of five base ball
panics scheduled. for the past
week have been played. The
A.mold team had a break down
on the way over and was unable
to get here last Friday. Broken
Bow won one game and lost two
of the scries with Alliance and
was defeated by Merna in
Judge J. H. Dean was in the
city today. Mr Dean spoke at
the Old Settler's picnic at
Merna yesterday in place of
Governor Shallenberger who was
unable to go to Mcrna. Mr.
Dean said that he did not know
just what effect the knocking
out of the nou partisan law
would have on the judgeship sit
Township Clerk McG'aw ' in
forms the REPUBLICAN that he
would like to hire men to work
on the roads in this township.
The men are paid by the hour
and a man must actually do an
hours work in order to get his
pay. Here is an excellent op
portunity for some of the men
who claim to be advocates of
good roads to do some work im
proving them and get paid
Manager , F. II. Reed of the
Buckeye ranch south of the city ,
was in town the first of the
week. Mr. Reed stated that the
hail storm last Friday did very
serious damage to the crops of
some of the farmers in his vi
cinity. The storm seemed to be
about one mile wide. The small
grain and some of the corn hit I
by the storm was totally de
POR SALE CHEAP
Restaurant doing good bust
ness. Gping away is reason for
selling. Con Cannon's Restau >
1 hereby announce myself as a candidate
for the nomination for county judge on the
Republican ticket at the jiriraarlc
August 17th. N. DwloiiT FOIID.
We are in the market FOR
WHIT JO and YELLOW COKN
Will pay the highest price of
fered on the Broken Bow mar
ket. Call and see us before sell
S. J. LONBKGAN
Mr. Pirnie and wife , of Colorado
rado , arc visiting the former's
mother and brother for a few
The dry weather prophets
changed their minds Friday after
' the fine rain.
Ticc Case went and fed his
horses one morning recently and
a short time afterward returned
tp : the barn and found one of his
valuable horses dead. '
Mrs. Chester Palms took the
train for Mason City Saturday
morning , where she spent the
Fourth of July with her parents ,
returning Monday to Broken
Bow to spend the fifth with her
While driving his cattle out
of the corn Thursday morning ,
Charmer , Noble's team ran away ,
breaking his cultivator to pieces.
John Pirnie , of Merna , was
visiting his mother for a few
. Joe Shadden is working for
Hos Campbell this week.
Charley Shadden is making
some Hying trips to Weissert
Pipper ITerold , Rube Campbell
and Elliott are all cutting wheat
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Powell
were visiting her parents Sun
Pete Towns is on the sick list.
Henry Barnes started to work
for Andrew Peterson Tuesday.
Boost your business
by advertising through tlic
NOTICE TO NON-RESIDENT DEFEND"
In the District Court of Custer County ,
Frank Spauel , Plaintiff
Francis Ludlow , ct ux , defendants.
The defendants Francis r. nil low anil Mrs ,
J Francis Ludlo\r , his wife , whose full anil
\ true name Is unknown will take notice that
on the 9th day of July 19 , ' . the plaintiff tiled
his petition In the District court ot Custer
county , Nebraska , against you , the said de.
femlants , the objjct and prayer ot which
are to ijulet the title to the SW lf of section
15 , township 19 , range 21 Custer county. Ne
braska , as against each of you and asking
that the title be perfected In Frank Spanel
this plalntltf and that he be declared to be
the owner of said land and that you and
each of you be barred and estopped from
claiming any Interest adverse tu his Interest
In said land.
You are required to answer said petition
on or before the 2Urd day of August. 1909 , In
case you fall to answer or demur to said
petition , your default will be entered and
decree rendered as prayed for In said
Dated this Oth day of July 1909.
J 1.1 Air. N. A. OAliI ) .
Attorney lor I'laintilf.
Notice Is hereby given , TJiat by virtue of
an execution Issued to me trom the District
Court of Custer County , Nebraska , On the
7th day of July , 1POQ , In favor of Z. T Lind
say and against J. Woods Smith and Lottie
W. Smith. I have levied upon the following
described real estate , to- wit :
All of that part of jots 19 , 20 , si. 2i , Si. 24.
lying and situated north of the K ) feet
known as the M , allows lots , being the north
72 feet of said lots In block 42 , Hallroad addi
tion to the village of Callaway , Custet
County. Nebraska , and I will on the 10th daj
of August , 1909 , at 2 o'clock p m , . at the east
front door of the Court House , In the clt3F of
Broken How , Nebraska , In said county , sen
said real estate at public auction to the
highest bidder for cash , to satisfy said dc
crce , interest and costs , the amount due
thereon amounting to the sum of f . ' 73.10 and
court costs amounting to U7.00 and accruing
costs. Said above described real estate will
be sold subject to all prior Hens and Incum-
brances , as per certificates on Hie In dis
trict clerk's ofllce
Dated this 13th ilay of July , 1903.
H F. KENNKDV , Sheriff.
H , A MOOIIE , Attorney Julv 15 Aug 12 5t
Special Summer Rates
Excursion Rates East : Daily low round trip rates , with
thirty days limit , in effect early in June to New York , Jersey Coast
Kesorts , Boston , Montreal , Portland , Me , and other prominent
eastern resorts. Somewhat higher round trip rates daily , with all
summer limits , to New England , St. Lawrence Hiver , Atlantic
Coast and New England Resorts. Also desirable round trip rates
to Wisconsin , Michigan , etc. , including lake journeys from Chicago
to Buffalo and return. Rates , details , destinations , etc. , may be
had of your nearest ticket agent.
Excursion Rates West : Seattle Exposition , California ,
Pacific Coast tours , Denver and Colorado resorts , Black Hills , Big
Horn Mountains , Utah , Yellowstone Park circuit through scenic
Colorado and Yellowstone and Gardiner gateways. Horacscekers
rates first and third Tuesdays. You can reach all western summer
resorts on very desirable rates this summer. Call on nearest ticket
agent for special publications covering any western tour.
Builinetofl H. L. ORMSBY , Ticket Agent , Broken Bow.
L. W. WAKELEY , G. P. A. , Omaha.
Will be the Greatest -
est Event of the
Make your vacation plans to con
form to thts great event.
Spend your vacation right at homo
and get ? the benefits of this great
Season tickets are BO cheap , you
cannot afford to bo without ono.
A fan ; n. program ; a.'season ticket.
Miss Marguerite Kirk-
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Hi i l >
tv , & ? # -T- *
fe.fi * > f
? .y * . . ' .
MISS MARGUERITE ICIKKSMITII i
Hear Miss jMarquerito KirksmitU's
cornet solos. Clearness of tone , finish
In execution , and plenty of volume ,
make Miss Klrksmlth a cornetlst
you should hear.
In ensemble her excellent i work Is
I'OK FAIK IV
$ ! a Year
SENATOR LA FOLLETTE
is one of the most w
known statesman in tholjnit- '
od States. The great Wfiscon-J
sin giant will speak hero during !
If you nei'd help of any kind ,
tell as many people as possible.
There are more than 40,000 people
ple who subscribe for the Oma
ha Bee. You can tell them all
o r one cent per word per day.
BUJiMSS DIRECTORY. /
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1 JOB PRINTING \
I AH VOLT r.JKH IT J
FRANK lif * 1-.1KV j
t : AM. KINU-er wa k.j : : \
Consult him if you wnut water. j
HKOKIIN lio\v NFUP. ;
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BANGS STUDIO j
MAST SLD12 OF SQUARE ! :
Aifcnts for Chlckcrluir , Ivers andPon I
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CALLAWAY SHINE PARLOR j
HUTNICS 5o J
$1 per month for shine every day \
Clothes cleaned \
Suits JIM Pants We Overcoats 75c ;
Oliver Barber Shop , Tom Gisos , ptop. ;
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w % * v * * vv a
Silas A. Holcotnb. Eilwln P. Myers. J
ECOLCOMB & ; MYERS
Special attention give Uo Litigated
mutters , Probate matters ana col
lections. . ' . . ' . . ' . . ' .
OPPICE IN MVEUS BUILDING
J liroken Bow , - - Nebraska. J
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J. L. FERGURON
Comstock , Nebraska. Nebraska
FARMS AHD RANCHES FOR RENT
LEGAL PAPERS DRAWN
Siirveyliiir anil Platting NeatlyLDode. J . < *
A si '
EDWIN F. MYERS
IIHOICIK now , NKOIl.kMICA
HARRY KIM BALL ,
g& Licnsed Embalmer
Business phoue , 301. Residence 3348
Urottuu Bow , Nob.
N. DWIGIIT FORD
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR
AT I < AW
ANSIJJY - - NEBR.
John S. jVIcgratu
FAK.M ANT ) OITY , O.\NB
AND SORKTV DONOR
DR. G. F. BARTHOL.OMBW
Physician & Surgeon
All calls promptly attended
day or night.
Office in rear of Realty Blook
National Shining Parlor
Pllvato Chairs For Lad It u
FU'O . ' ' .
C.'MH-J rv'i.Ty day
$ t.GO A Month
J'VEKY BAY SHISi ;
Suits $ l.OO
Coats - HO
M , T. Gadd
'CfGoe over Watt's Music Store
Office 208. Residence 209
DR. JESSE L. IJULL.
G ALL AW AY - NEBR.