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VOL. xxvm BROKEN BOW , OUSTER COUNTY NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , APRIL , 1 , 1910 NO. 44. .1
MAPS , SHOWING CUSTER COUNTY AND
THE WAY DIYISIONISTS WANT it.
1125 24 ' 23 22 21 20 19 18 17
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? -T Arbor Co. Albany Co. Rose Co.
V s V 'Ouster Co. containing1 042 square miles is in the northwest corner.
t * Corn Co. containing 468 square miles is in the northeast corner.
Rose Co. containing1 462 square miles is in the southeast corner.
Albany Co. containing 459 square miles is in the south central.
Arbor Co. containing 561 square miles is in the southwest corner.
The Grand Island County Division
The county division convention
held at Grand Island last week
accomplished no more in har
mony than had they held their
Covention some place in Cust-r
county which would saved them
from fifty to one hundred miles
of extra travel.
The lines drawn were not sat
isfactory to the entire delegation
present and less than half of the
township in the county were re
It was another in which Dick
BregB dominated the conven
tion and had bis own way.
The lines drown propose a
fine county cut on practically the ,
same lines /adopted last year , '
except a pear shaped county is
maped out that extends from
Broken Bow south to the county
line and is twelve miles wide a *
north end ami thirty one miles at
the south end and contains about
460 square miles with Oonto the
prospective county seat.
Broken now is left in the north
west oortion of he county with
Merna and Anselmo. The
county proposed in the prososed
in the north east with Sargent
BRFAKFAST FOOD SEASGN
When your appetite is waning
And you're feeling- far from gaining
Just remember we are here
With a BREAKFAST FOOD to cheer !
Uncle Sam's Bieakfaat Food , a
a delicious cereal per pkg. . . .250
Grape Nut , fine for the time 2
pkg. for 250
Pufled Rice a pkg. for 250
Puffed Wheat , a bargain , for. . loc
Cream of Wheat , an excellent ap
petizer per pkg ijc
bhredded Wheat Biscuit 2 pkg.
for 25c M
Quaker Oats per pkg. isc and 300 *
Luxor Brand Oats 150 or 2 for 250
Pettijohn , try it and you will like
it 2 pkg. for 25C 0
Post Toasties , a delicious salt and |
sugar compound per pkg. . . . loc K
WE BUY , TEST and PAY SPOT CASH for CREAM.
. : The Eagle Grocery Store.
The Square Deal Store Phone 58
the prospective county
seat extends to the corporation
lines of the city of Broken Bow
as does also the proposed county
in the northeast with Sargent
the prospective county seat ex
tends to the corporation lines o :
the city of Broken Bow , as docs
also the proposed county in the
southeast with Ansley the pros
pective county seat. The Ansley
county would contain 642 Square
miies while the southeast was
cut down to 468 square miles.
I'he proposed lines will not
prove popular with the voters o
the county in fact no lines can
be drawn that will accomodate
as great p number of the people
of the county as are accomodatec
by the present boundaries o
Custer county while a few are a
long distance from their county
seat the majority of the people
can reach Broken Bow withou
much inconveuieucij and make
the trip both ways in the day and
most of them in half the ; ime
are two portions of the county
that are not so favorably sit
uated owingto the geonp'i
of the county but it is r " i
to the whole peotjn. of tit . . 4y
the territory should be cut into
five parts merely to accomodate
a very small minority that are
most fortunately located relative
to this county seat. The REPUB
LICAN prebits the question will
not come to a vote as we think
that a majority of stngdrs can
not be secured for the proposed
division in more than one of the
See those $1 00 shirts. Ktffin-
THE CITY ELECTION
City Mall Bonds Carry \Yitli V.ood
The city election Tuesday pas >
sed off quietly there being no
particular contention as far as
far as we could learn over any
the questions at issue. The vote
recorded was bvt little more than
half the voting strength of the
ity and but for the friendly con-
csts for councilmen it would
carcely been known an election
was being held.
The question of bonding the
ity for a city hall met with but
ittle opposition and was carried
with a good majority.
The following arc the votes for
ach of the candidates :
D. R Rockwell 393
R. D. Pickett 220
B. O. Button 125
S. C. House 115
A. J. Van Antwerp 308
H. J. Shinn 300
Councilman 1st ward.
E. McClure 68
J. M. Podge 67
Councilman 2nd ward.
D. C. Konkel 76
J. S.Baisch 33
Councilman 3rd ward ,
Jas. Ledwich A. . . . . . 68.
Dr. Bass..4 < . . . . > 44
Majority. . , . . . , 24
For bond and levy 368
Against bond and levy. . . . 75
Carried by 293
Weil nisi ay April 6 , 1910 , at
high noon at the residence of the
brid's parents at Westerville
Fred Crawford and Miss Ena
Welsh , Rev. Thompson of Brok
en Bow officiating.
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. ? nd Mrs. John Welsh , who
is among the highly respected
pioneer ol the vicinity of Wester
The groom is the son of the
late Nathan Crawford who was
one of the early settlers in the
Clear Creelc Valley who helped
to subdue the wild nature of that
The REPUBLICAN joins in ex
tending congratulations to the
bride and groom in their new re
Broken Bow High School Won Declam
In the declamatory contest of
the Central Nebraska t ssociation
held at Hastings last Friday
night Broken Bow High School
won first place in the humorous.
The representative of the Broken
Bow school was Miss Violet Lar
son. There were five other
schools rr presented in this di
vision \i < 5 : Aurora , Grand Is-
line' , Oid , Kearney and Lexing-
t n. Miss Dorothy Kalman of
Ltfaad Island won second place.
The winner in the dramatic
division was Miss Agnes Frank
of Kearney and Hazel Parks of
Hastings winning second place.
Edwin Newbold of York wai
the only contestant in the oratorical
torical division and was awarded
Gold medals were presented to
the winners of first honors and
silver medals to the second.
Queen Quality Shoes for wo
men. Harlow shoes for men.
Roy Blanbelt of Thedford was
operated on yesterday in the
Broken Bow hospital for nasal
The Broken Bow M. B. A. lodge
will celebrate the thirteenth au-
nivcrsiary of the order next Fri
day night. A literary program
and refreshments will be provid
ed besides special work by the
On Tuesday April 5th the O.
E S. held their election of officers.
They ate as follows : Wurthy
Matron Mrs. Atic Purcell , Wor
thy Patron I. A. Rcncau , Asso
ciate Matron Mary E. Kay , Con
ductress Mary Jeffords , Associate
Condctrcss Lincolia Great , Sec.
Mrs. Katie Mauk , Treas. Mrs.
S. A. Porter of Lincoln who has
been visiting with his parents a
week returned to Lincoln Mon
day morning , bain is working
for a Promoting Company which
has among its projects building
on electric railraod from Bellingham -
ham , Washington to Tacoma
by the way of Spokane. The
project fincarced for twenty five
millions dollars. The company
expect to raoAa its main office in
July for actice operations to
Stephen Kopp Dead
On March 28th , occured the
death of oue of the States great
est workers for Christianity.
Stephen Kopp was born irt
Fianklin County Indiana Deo.
9 , at the age of 27 he married
Flossie L Moon and to this union
was born ten children , six girls
and four boys three of whom
prcceedcd him tMo in their in
fancy and one a young man oi
23 years. The older children
are all married leaving one
daughter Winnie at home.
He leave behind to loss his
wife , Mrs. Flossie I. Kopp and
daughters Wi.mic at home , Mrs.
Sadie Galiard , Washbum , N. D.
Mrs. D. A. Hall and Mrs. Lid die
Blcfsing both of Sioux Cits Iowa ,
Mrs. Kittie Moore , Hastings ,
Neb. , Mrs. A. Jones , Magnet ,
Neb. and one son G. S. Kopp of
Valley , Ned. also two sisters ,
Mrs. D. C. Franklin , Lenox ,
Iowa and Mrs. G. A' Lots Whit
ney , California ,
He has been ailing for about
eight months but for the last
three months has been failing
lie has been preaching the
gospel in Nebraska for 25 years.
He was alotted hard fields but
was successful with all. He
joined the church when 20 years
old. HP was forty eight years in
the work. He was a man loved
by all and a fearless preacher at
He started the organization
at Lillian and was instrumental
in the building of the Christian
lie was prominent in State
work and was always greeted
with pleasure at the conventions.
The funeral services were held
Lillian and were largely at
Rev. & . O. Doward paster of the
Ohristian churh of this city con
ducted the services. He was
assisted by Rev. Ubanks.
AL E. Church. R. II. Thompson , Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a. tu ;
morning sermon 11:00 a. in ; Jun
ior league 2:30 : p. in ; Epwortb
league 6:30 : p. m ; evening sermon
7:30 : p. m ; E. L , Mission Study
Class , Wednesday 7:30 : prayer
meeting Thursday 7:30 : p. m.
Cou ? < ! aud worship with us you
w1' ! ? > a K i.trz.nger in the church
Baptist Church. A. T. Norwood , Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 : a. m ;
preaching 11:00 a. m ; Junior
union 3:00 p. mB ; , , Y. P. U , 7:00
p. m ; preaching 8:00 : p. m ;
teachers' meeting Monday 7:30 :
p. m ; Agoga class Tuesday 7:30 :
p. m ; prayer , meeting Wedaesday
8:00 p mHAmoma ; class first and
third Saturday of each month
7:30 : p. m.
Christian Church 1. 0. Doward , Pastor.
At the Christian church nest
Sunday. Communion and preach
ing services at 11:00 : a. m ; spec
ial song service and sermon 8:00
p , m. ; Special music by the choir
and others. There will several
selections at both services.
Bible school 10:00 : a. m. ; Christ
ian Endeavor 7 p. m.
U. B. Church S. ftl Zike. Pastor
Sunday school 10:00 : a. m
preaching 11:00 : a. m ; Junior C.
E. 3 p. m ; preaching at,8:00 : p. m.
subject "The Constraint of Love. "
Cordial invitation to ajl who de
sire to worship with us.
The 'funeral servivesof the
late Mrs. Samuel Green will be
observed at the M. E. church
Sunday Aoril 10 , at 11 a. m.
WE WILL GIVE
Another chance to the public , on account of the big sales , to buy pickles on
< Saturday , April 9th at 9 A , M , >
< A fine assortment oE Pickles con
sisting of the following varieties.
First Called First Served. , ' .
12 Jars Sweet Gherkins
12 Jars Sweet Relish
6 Jars Sour AVhitc Onions
6 Jars Sour Gherkins
12 Jars Chow Chewy
y 6 Jars Sweet Mix
6 yara Sour Mix
All Go at One Price
These Pickle * are packed In full quart Mason Fruit Jars. Ouaremed by us to
comply with all Pure Food Laws.
ALL'GOODS WE SELL.
We Guarantee that all Groceries we sell
will comply with the National and Our
State Pure Food Laws.
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PURE OLD CIDER VINEGAR