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VOL. XXVIII BROKEN BOW , OUSTER COUNTY , NEBRASKA , THURSDAY , JUNE 2 , 1910 NO , 52 ,
"EYES IN THE
BACK OF HIS HEAD. "
Olives \Vetirtall Holmes , Bales Girdley ,
credited with having eyes in the back of
his head , because he saw things behind
ns well ns in front. This was all due tote
to his extremely laige , old fashioned ,
round spectacle lenses , in which objects
behind him were plainly reflected I'ruj-
er glasses on defective eyes of the pres
ent day would enable their possessors to
see many things with perfect ease that
now seem dim and indistinct. Those
who have never availed themselves of
glass aid call spectacles "nuisances"
others who accept the aid in a timely
call them " . "
i : manner "blessings.
Call them what you please
My glasses give you ease.
Miss Daisy M. Longfellow and
Mr. George A. Kindness were
united in marriage at the home
of the bride's parents Mr. and
Mrs. J. R. Longfellow on Wed
nesday May 25 , 1910 at 2 p. m.
in the presence of the members
of the family and relatives and
a few friends. R v. Thompson
of Broken Bow officiating.
Miss Ella Laughlin rendered
The bride was dressed in white
and carried white carnations.
The groom appeared in conven
The groom is formerly from
Joliet , Ills. , but has resided in
this community for the last year
and a half where he has won for
himself a host of friends.
The bride is the oldest daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Longfellow
and has always lived in this
community where she has a large
circle of relatives and friends.
The rooms were tastefully de ;
corated in white and blue. After
the congratulations a 3 o'clock
dinner was served. The table was
decoratedwith pink and red car
Mr. and Mrs. Kindness received
IT- many handsome and useful pres
ents , several coming through the
mail from absent relatives and
The young couple expect to go
to Illionis in a few weeks to visit
relatives in different parts of the
Aiiselino M I ) . A. Lodge
The M. B. A. degree team went
to Anselmo last Thursday night
to assist in initiating a class
recently secured through the
work of Deputy Helms into the
mysteries of the Modern Brother
hood of America. The team
which numbers twenty-one was
met at the depot by a delegation
of the local lodge who conducted
their guests to the hall where
the work vas to be put on.
After safely caring for the
lodge paraphernalia which the
team had taken with them the
time intervening before lodge
was occupied in seeing the town.
On assembling the entire seat
ing capacity of the hall , which
was finely decorated for the oc
casion was occupied. The meet
ing was presided over by Walter
Bass , a former Broken Bow boy.
Walter makes a good president.
Henry Kelley who for seven
years has filled the place of secre
tary was at his desk and per
formed thedutiesof his office with
dignity and promptness of a
veteran. Patrick Leonard Jr.
filled the position of conductor
with precision and dispatch. He
distributed the order badges and
made himself sure thatno one not
entitled invaded tne sacred
halls. Elmer Bass , another who
was once one of Broken Bow's
highly respected young men , fill
ed the treasurer's chairwith digni.
ty and reported the lodge receipts
and disbursements since the last
session. Ross Kolin with his
two hundred puunds of averdu-
poise guarded the entrance that
no evedroppers were allowed anil
to see none but those properly
qualified might enter.
It was through the assistance
of Mrs. P. C. Wilson that the
guests were able to meet and
make the acquaintance of the
members of the local lodge. Tht
cordiality with which the visitors
were received made them feel at
home from the first and added
very materially in helping them
enjoy their visit.
On concluding the session of
the lodge the members with their
guests repaired to the Masonic
ball Where tables were elaborately
spread and a midnight feast
Following refreshments a
musical program was rendered
which was very much appreciated.
The members of the team were
then taken in charge and enter
tained by the members of the
lodge in their several homes for
the remainder of the night.
It was an occasion that wil
ever be remembered with pleas
ure by the visitors and the
splendid treatment they received
from the members of the M. B. A
kdpe of Anselmo.
% HERE WE
BLUE : RIBBON and
BARRINGTON HALL COEFEES
The Best On the Market.
We also have
Fresn Strawberries Ripe Tomatoes
Green Vegetables of all kinds
We have a fine line of Garden Plants that
V "R "R . "
.an t JDe JDeat
J. N. PEALE
PI : ione 161 THE GROCER Phone iso
Agent for De Laval Separators Cream Station
Epwortlt League *
You will receive a cordial
welcome to the Epworth League
Chapter No. 20973 Sunday even
ing June 5 1910.
The subject will be "The
Chrstian Friendship with his
Lord" . Bertha Barrett leader.
The Al. B , A. Memorial.
The members of the M. B. A.
are requested as far as conveni-
nt to meet at the hall Sunday
afternoon at 2 o'clock preparatory
o the services which will be
held in the Baptist church at
2.30. Arrangements have been
made for special music for the
occasion by members the order.
The address will be delivered
) y Rev. Norwood. After the
services the committee on decor
ations will proceed to the Broken
Bow and Custcr Center Ceme-
cries to decorate the graves of
leparted members. There will be
no procession to these cemeteries *
jut any who wish may accom
pany the committee.
Invested in Arkansas.
A. R. Humphrey , C. L. Gutter-
son. Geo. Willing and C. S. Mar
tin returned from a visit to Ar
kansas Friday morning where
they went to look at real estate
with a view of investing for spec
Meesers Gutterson and Willing
bought town lots in DeQueen and
Mr. Humphrey bought land near
Mena , a town in the central
western part of the state which
has a population of 6000.
Mr ; Humphrey bought a 61
acre tract on which is bearing
peach and apple orchard for $650.
Mr. Willing bought 160 acres of
timber land eight miles from
Mena for f6 00 an acre.
Charley Martin instead of in
vesting in land bought three car
load or lumber which he got at a
The teachers' institute' and
Junior Normal will open next
Monday June 6th , and every
teacher unless already excused
for sufficient reason , is expected
to be present. The strongest
faculty possible to be secured will
be here during this session and
no teacher who is desirous of
doing good work , will ask to be
excused unless the circumstances
make it impossible to be here.
The law requires that all schools
of the county shall be closed dur
ing this time that the teachers
Your attention is called to the
ruling concerning the examin
ation program. Examination
for certificates will be held at the
close of institute and the follow
ing established program of ex
aminations will be followed with
out any changes. Friday A , M
Bookkeeping , Civics , Orthog-
rophy , Mental Arithmetic , Pen
manship. Friday P. M. Agri
culture , Physiology , Drawing ,
Composition , Theory and fcrt.
Saturday A. M. Algebra , Ge
ometry , Reading , Arithmetic.
Saturday P. M. Grammar ,
Botany. Physics , Geography ,
U. S. History. In all examin
ations hereafter this program
will be strictle followed by the
Garland E. Lewis , Co. Supt.
Alfred Moody of Milburn was
among the city visitors Tuesday.
Broken Bow will celebrate the
4th of July this year. The list
committees will be published
Verna Holcouib and Esther
Edmunds went to Anselmo Sat
urday evening to visit over
Sunday with the latter's parents.
Custcr College Commencement.
The Baccalauraatc sermon of
Custcr College at the opera house
Sunday night was the occasion
of drawing a large crowd. The
address delivered by Rev. Nor
wood is highly spoken of.
The commencement exercises
will be held at the opera house
tonight and the class party will
be given at the College tomorrow
The following are the members
of the graduating class that
receive diplomas in the Business
Hugh W. Campbell , Grover 13. Cameron ,
KdmundK. Ijlciitcnberg , 11. Freeman Molten *
tioy. Grace T. parkcr , onle M. ,1'Iieips , Uer-
trmlu 12. Sliafcr.
Those who receive Certificates
Lieu J. Anderson , Marjorle J. ljush , Cecylc
C. Cameron , Udythe A. rodee , Charles C.
Koozer , KhvooU U. 1'elkey , Floyd P. Swan-
cult.Short Hand Course Diplomas :
Amanda roster , C. Freeman MCKenney.
Mable smith , iScqtt Salisbury.
Those who receive Certificates :
llusgcll Adams Jr. , Jessie A. Hays , Alible
Jeffords , May McGrccor.
Normal Course :
Carrie Demlng , Clara V. Foster.
Decoration day was generally
observed by the citizens of Brok
en Bow and community.
The parade to the cemetery in
the forenoon was largely attend
ed , which culminated in the
usual ritulislic and decoration
services by the members of the
G. A. R. Post.
The exercises in the afternoon
at the opera house consisted of
several musical selections by
members of the choral union and
a recitation by Violet Larson.
The services were opened with
prayer by Rev. Doward and
closed with the benediction by
Rev. R. H. Thompson.
The main feature of the oc
casion was the address by
Captain Phillips of Whitman
where he holds a Kinkaid home-
steat. The captain was one of
the boys in the sixties and was
the twenty third man to enter
Andersonville prison. He is re
markably well preserved for , a
man of his age.
His address was able and well
For the Boys and Git Is.
Upon the recommendation of
the county superintendent , the
directors of the Custer County
Agricultural Association at a
regular business meeting voted
to offer the following prizes for
the following contests of The
County Boys' and Girls' Club :
In the Boys Acre Corn Contest
first prize $10.00 , second prize
$5.00 , third prize $2.50. A sample
of the best ten ears of corn to be
exhibited at the county fair this
In the Boys Acre Potato Con
test requiring ; one fourth acre oi
potatoes , first prize $10.00 , second
prize $5.00 , third prize $250
Sample of one dozen potatoes to
be exhibited at the fair this fall.
In the Girls Domestic Science
department , for fruit canning
first prize $10.00 , second prize
$5.00 , third prize $2.50. Samples
to be exhibited at the fair this
In the Girls Sewing Contest
first prize $10.00 , second prize
$5.00 , $2.50.
The rules governing these con
tests will be those laid down by
the state department as sent ou
by the state superintendent , ex
cept in this county contest there
must be at least five entries in
in each division at the county
fair. Further information wil
be furnished by the county
superintendent , of schools.
W. A. George , Pres.
The two story brick building
on Fifth avenue being built b ;
lirueggeman and Steinway i
well up with the second story ,
U. S. LAND OFFICE NOTES
Broken Bow , Ncbr.
Charles L. Buel of Halscy
was in the city Monday of last
week to attend the sale of isolated
tracts of government laud. He
purchased 320 acres in Sec , 29 , T.
23 , R. 26 , for $1.25 an acre.
Martin Croniu of Norway ,
Nebr. while in the city Monday
f last week added 480 acres more
and to his ranch by the purchase
f an isolated tract at $1.25 an
Miss Jennie Marsh of Arnold
was in the city last week making
final proof on her homestead , J.
O. Mylar and J. W. Meed were
icr witnesses. They cauic over
n an auto , making the trip in
wo hours and ten minutes.
Thomas Weeuis of Purduni was
n the city Monday of last week.
le made a homestead filing in
Sec. 26-35 , T. 25 R. 27 , which he
secured by rcliuquishmcnt
hrough a contest.
Burwell A. Tracy of Purduui
was in the city last week to file
a homestead in Sec 3435T. . 25 ,
R. 27 , against which he had a
Bpnjamm F. King of Minden ,
ttebr. was in the city last week.
3e filed on a homestead in Sec.
19-30 , T. 26 , li. 25.
Rufus Hanny one of the owners
of a large ranch in the vicinity
of Hyannis was looking after
land matters last week.
D. Clem Deaver , the superin-
tedeut of the immigration and
land department of the C. B. & Q.
R. R. was a city visitor last
Ed Bret of Hecla was in the
city last week looking after
J. A. McMillian Oounty Clerk
of Thedford who was in the city
: o atted the Myers-Beck wedding
ast week was looking after busi
ness at the U. S. land office.
Mrs Elizabeth Ackerson of
Cowles Nebp. was in the city
ast week to file on a homestead.
Isaac Gustin of Buckland , Mo.
filed on a section of land in T. 25 ,
R. 35 , last week.
Charles E. Cunningham of
Seneca was in the city last week
making proof on his homestead.
Charles W. Dalton of Ashland
was in the city Tuesday of last
week. He filed ou 400 acres in
bee. 28 , T , 23 , R. 32.
John Wood made a homestead
filing on Sec. 17 , T , 18 , R. 21 ,
Charles W. Earl of Ann , Mo.
made a homestead entry T. 21 ,
Jas. W. Richardson and Mrs.
Eviline Clew of Halscy were in
the city last week making final
proof on their homesteads.
Charles Brcnnan of Mullen
submitted final proof on his
homestead last week.
Win. Bloke of Shedding , Nebr.
made application last week for a
homestead filing in 1\24 , R. 22.
Fraternal teams are to have an
opportunity to drill at the State
Fair ou Tuesday , the 6th of
September , for which several
good prizes are offered by the
Tom Wright the postmaster
and Arthur Barks of the Anslcy
Argosy were in the city Sunday.
They rcturndd home Sunday
evening on 44.
M. E. Church. R. II. Thompson , Pastor
' Sunday School 10:00 : a. m ;
morning sermon 11:00 : a. in ; Jun
ior league 2:30 : p. m ; Epworth
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.
Cotce aud worship with us you
w.sM.Vii'otr .ngeritt the church
Baptist Church. A. T. Norwood , Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 : a. m ;
preaching 11:00 : a. in ; Junior
union 3:00 : p. m ; B. 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 Wednesday
8:00 : p. in ; Amoma class first and
third Tuesday of each month
7:30 : p. m.
Christian Church Z. 0. Doward , Pastor
At the Christian church next
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. M. Zike. Pastor
Sunday school 10:00 : a. m
preaching 111:00 a. m ; Junior C.
E. 3 p. in ; Senior C. E. 7. p. m.
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POKE OLD CIDER VINEGAR
The Celebrated Golden Orangeade made from the
well known Paul Neyron Navel Oranges. We
will be pleased to furnish this well known sum
mer drink for socials or parties by the gallon.
Per gallon - 35c Per glass - 5c
Ice Cold Orangeade will be found on sale every
day at our store.
< 5 Angelus Marshmallows. A fine confection. 30
pieces in a box. Per box only - - 10 °
Jergin's Violet Glycerine Toilet Soap. Nothing
like it at the price. 3 cakes for - - 25c
Olive Oil , the Ge9rge M. Curtis brand , made from
the California Olive. Guaranteed Pure
In bottles - - 35c and - - 60c
Spanish Red Peppers in cans. Nothing hotter.
Per - - 20c
can - - - -
All goods sold by us are Pure and protected
by the National and State Pure Food Laws.
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