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LIVE STOGK AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS
SOUTH OMAHA AND GHiGAGO.
WALTER E. WOOD , Cattle Salesman. HISNKY C.LEFLISR. Hog Salesman
WE FURNISH MARKET REPORTSsFREESOF EXPENSE.
Write to us. ( © ) Write to us.
INCORPORATED. ESTABLISHED 1862.
3HIOACO , ILL. SIOUX CITY. IA. ST. JOSEPH , MO. SO. ST , PAUL , MINN/
LIVE STOCK COMMISSION
I3 ° ' 2 ANDH'E3W4 ' EXCHANGE BUILDING SOUTH OMAHA , NEBRASKA
JOHN L. CARSON . Financial Manager. D. B. OLNKY , Cattle Salesman.
J. M. COOK , HOK Salesman. .1. A. McINTYRK , Hog Salesman.
C. A.CALDWELL , Cashier.
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SOUTH OMAHA , NEBRASKA
Jtoom 1OS Exchange Bids.
UNION STOCK YAHDS PACKERS' NATIONAL
NATIONAL BANK BANK.
We have a larfrc clientage ainouj : Nebraska Kecde-s and < -an ah\ays beat Omalia-prices to
Kanch customers IF NOTIFIED KEFOKE SHIPMENT.
FLATO COMMISSION COMPANY
LIVE STOCK SALESMEN AND BROKERS
Capital $ IO > , OOO.OO
Director * * : SnlcHineii :
F. W. FLATO , JK , President. Eu. II. REID J . -
PAUL FLATO , Vice President. .Jm S. IIoux \ c-atte ! lfesmeu
T. G. DAHLMA.N , becretstry. E. W. CAIIOAV , Hog Salesman
I' ' U - JOHN D. SEITZ. HUGH HITCHCOCK , Sheep "
ED. H. RIED , JOHN P. CLAIIY , Cashier
SOUTH OMAHA , NEBRASKA
DRUM-FLATO COMMISSION COMPANY i
CHICAGO. KANSAS CITY. ST. LOUIS
A Few Facts For Cattle Dealers.
It lias been'repeatedly
demonatraied isa *
the pant tlint
Stands at top as a market for Range Feeders
You can satisfy yourself as to the truth of that rflarement by
comparing the sales at Sioux City , * ast year , with those at any other
I competitive market. You can also ask your neighbors who have sold
rattle at Sioux City. This year Sioux City is in the field for fat cat
tle as well as feeders. The great beef slaughtering plant of the
Cudahy Packing Co. is ready for business
i" ' The capacity of the .Stock Yards has been
I greatly increased and you will find
excellent facilities for handling
your business. .
] "o charge. , except for feed ordered if your cattle aren < h sold on our market.
The Sioux Uity Stock Yards Co.
& , General Manager.
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203EST GOOD , Editor and Publisher
The fusion ticket with but two
exceptions carried Clierry county ,
and -BkTorrissey had a walkaway.
The Omaha Labor Bulletin says that
a subscriber of that. paper who is a
property owner wants the people to
become interested in this question : If
Uncle Sam confiscates the property of
Spaniards in the interest of humanity
in Cuba , why should he not couliscate
the property of monopolists in the in
terest of humanity in the United States ?
The state commissioner of public
lands has a ruling by the commissioner
of internal revenue , at Washington ,
upon the require nents of the revenue
law in relation to assignments of school
laud lease or sale contracts , which is as
"In reply to his ( commissioner of
public lands and buildings ) inquiries as
to assignments or transfer of these con
tracts ( "school land lease and sale con
tract ) you will please inform him that
the same are subject to tax as assign
ments of a lease or sale contract , being
in effect a lease of the lands described
therein , and the rate of taxation will
be found under the head of "lease" in
Schedule A. Although the original in
struments in these cases , when issued
by the state , are exempt from taxation ,
their assignment or transfer , when
made by persons to whom they belong ,
become liable to the stamp tax the
same as any other lease. The person
who makes the assignment or transfer
must pay the tax and affix the stamp. "
A special from Douglas , Wyo. . bays :
The depredations of wolves and other
wild animals are causing great anxiety
among stockmen , as the wolves are
congregating in great numbers in the
northern part of the county. Fred
Remington , a prominent stockman
stated he would be willing to pay a
special tax of-$1.00 a head on his cattle
in order to have a higher bount } ' on
wolves ; that unless something was
done to exterminate them lie would
have to sell out his herd next .spring
and quit business.
Nelson Morris , the packerhas return
ed from a European trip. lie says"In :
Germany I found the agrarian party
still fighting to prevent American meat
products from entering that country.
This state of things makes living very
dear for poor people. Lard is the only
thing that is now permitted to enter
Germany , and the price is about five
cents higher than it is in this country
The matter of placing fresh meat on j
the English market can hardly be im
proved upon. For the last six years we
have had almost daily arrivals of live
cattle in Liverpool , which are shipped
by the boat-load from Baltimore , > ew
York and Newport News. These cat
tle are killed at our various slaughter
houses , and shipped in refrigerator cars
to distributing point. ' '
The Chicago business letter of the
National Stockman says that one rea
son for the extremely small purchases
made by Ihe cattle exporters in the
Chicago market for some weeks passt is
the fact that exporters have been moving - ,
ing a good many contract cattle from
distilleries and feed lots. They are
expected to compete for cuttle in the
open markets in the near future. This
year the protracted drouth in England
has forced in unusually large numbers
of English cattle on the British mark
ets , cansing a glut and thereby making
a bad market for our cattle.
A few days ago Thomas Mattison , of
Clark county , Ohio , bought in this
market 21 prime feeding steers , aver
aging 1,050 pounds , at $4.65 , and 25
yearlings stackers , averaging 700 1
pounds , at $4.30 to $4.CO. Mr. Matti- <
son is a well-known breeder of Foiled 1
Angus cattle. He is also a large feeder i
and prefers to feed good cattle , his experience - <
perience being that it is much more <
profitable than feeding common stock. 1
The official cattle dipping was conducted - <
ducted last Saturday at the Fort "Worth i
Texas , stockyards , a bunch of 320 head <
being successfully immersed. The J
event was particularly interesting to
stockmen , as it was the first dipping to i
take place under the new government <
regulations. All previous dippings 1
p experimental , , , , , y s * f (
The Montana Stock Growers1 Jour
nal says that quotations on four-year-
old and fiveyear-old steers are no l-.jnjr-
cr possible , as these cattle are n < t in
sufficient number to justify quota Tons.
It is evident that the range cattle luive
been clerned up more closely than for
many yearsj More two-year-old .steers
are now being .shipped from the ranges
than ever before
While the supply of cattle has gener-
I ally shown a , decrease , both in the states
and on ranges , Kansas this year makes
a considerable increase according to
the reports ot the assessors. The num
ber of cattle this year is 1,998.140 an in
crease oT 39 i , 197 over last year. Hogs
also snow an increase of 366,577.
Sheep decrease 15,221 and , there are
23,599 fewer horses than there were at
the corresponding period in 1S97.
Quite a large number of big cattle
firms on the western ranges are going
out of business , not because of losses ,
for their business has been fairly pros
perous , but because cattle of all kinds
are scarce and hard to get and cost too
much to afford , in their judgment , a
profit even if they could be obtained.
Two-year-olds used to be bought for
$10 or $11 and cows frith calves at
about $12 ; now yearlings to three-year-
olds command from $22 to $42 and
cows with calves about $36. The corn
grower has allowed himself to run out
of cattle , and his competition for range
stock has been so keen that in the
judgment of the cattle companic. .
prices are too high to afford much pros
pect for profit during the coming vear.
A Montana paper , however , says that
the territory given up by the cattlemen
will not be wasted. "As soon as the
big cattle outfits retire sheep men are
found to be either prospecting or in
actual po-sse sion of the abandoned
territory. " From the Montana view
the chnngKi are thought to mean a
permanent departure from the era of
cheap beef. Homestead.
In a well written letter in the Na
tional Eural on "Profitable Cattle
Feeding' ' F. B. Muinford says that a
well fattened steer of the beef'type has
a much larger proportion of the cuts
which bring the highest market price.
For example , the porter-houM ) cut .sells
for twenty cents per pound , while the
ribs plate and llank are valued at only
four cents per pound. Or one pound
ol porter-houso on an animal is worth
four llank or ribs plate. The value of
a fat steer is not fixed then by the
number of gross pounds he may scale ,
but his value is determined by his de
velopment or lack of development of
the valuable portions of his carcass.
The highest development of these val
uable parts is found in all our improv
ed beef breeds. There is a well recog
nized beef type , and animals conform
ing to this type are always eagerly
sought after by buyers. The beef type
is broad and blocky , with straight top
and bottom line , line , soft hair , mellow
loose skin and fine clean bone. The
muzzle should be clean cut and fine.
The neck short and thick and set firm
ly on the shoulders. A long thin neck
is to be carefully avoided. The basis
of all excellence is a good vigorous con
stitution , and this is indicated by a full
deep chest , thick through the heart ,
and u clear bright eye. if added to the
above qualities an animal possesses a
broad back , full thick loin , long , level
rump , full well fleshed thigh , and low ,
thick flank , you have an ideal com form
ation for profitable feeding , and an in
dividual that when properly finished
will command the highest market
It requires no more food to finish
an animal having a large development
of valuabl porterhouse , sirloin and ribs ,
than one having a disproportionate amount -
mount of the cheaper beef cuts. Here
then is a sure way of increasing your j
prolitb from cattle feeding. Produce !
what the market demands and for
which it i& willing to pay. This culls j
for the breeding of better cattle * and i
this i , unquestionably the most import- i
nut single item in building the frame
work of feeding cattle , for no amount
of feeding will change a long ; lanky ,
coarse boned steer into a blocky , well
finished and high priced beef.
The 14th Annual edition of the
Columbia Desk-pad Calendar , issued
by the Pope Mfg. Co. , of Hartford ,
Conn. , is being distributed. This cal
endar occupies an unique place among
advertising devices. It may be said to
be largely the product of the Pope
Company's own customers , whose con
tributions in the shape of fitting testimonials
menials to the merits of Columbia pro
duct , or clever bits of verse about bi
cycling in general appear at the tops of i
the various pages over the names of the i
contributors. The pages for Sundays ,
the first day for each month , and holi
days , present appropriate selections
from well kitown authors.
Any person may obtain a copy by
applying to the nearest Columbia deal
er or by sending five 2-cent stamps to
the Chiendar Department' , Pope Mfg.
Co. , Hartfortl Cpiin/ . ' * . , . . .
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EO. G. SGHWALJV1 , PROP.
ThiR. market always kc'-p- supply of
In addition to a first-class line of Steak- , Roasts , Dry Sail Moat *
Smoked ILims , Breakfast .Bacon rind Vegetables
Sictidr'a Old Stand en Main Street. ' VALENTfNE , NEBRASKA
Cj PALACE SALOON &
8 ? HEADQUARTERS FOR
WIT IBS , LIQUORS AND GIG
Of the Choicest Brands
f ? VALENTINE NEBRASKA
MRS , HARRIS BOARDING HOUSE
AND BAKERY ,
Fruits * and * * Confectionery
Meals at all hour s *
Price , 25 cents , First door South of Valentine Bank *
89 The DONOHER f
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) 's continually adding improvements and it is novr the
best equipped , and most comfortable | j [
FIRST-CLASS MODERN HOTEL
IN NOfiTHWEST NEBRASKA
f-lot and Cold Water Excellent Bath Room Two Sample Rooms JJ
HERRY OUNTY KANK
. Valentine , Nebraska
Evrjry facility extended culoniRrs consistent with conservative banking
Exchange bought and sold. Loans upon good security solicited at reafloasCtfle
rates. County depository.
E. SPARKS , President CIIAULES SPARKS Cashier
C. M. CORXEL.I , , President. 31. T. XIClfOtSON , Cashier
Valentine , Nebraska.
s and Sellf * Domestic and Foreign Exchange
Jhemical Xalional Bank , Sew York. Correspondents ; First National Bank. Omaha Kcbr.
Highest market price paM and prompt returns. ' Eeforeuc-e
Omaha National Bank.
F. S. BUSH & COMPANY.
510 South 13th St. , OMAHA , NEB
We charge no commission.
DR. DWYEE ,
Physician & Surgeon
A Private Hospital ,
For the Treatment of Diseases
All Kinds of Surgical Oper
7ALEN11NB , - - NEBRASKA
CODY , XEHSR.
Has recently started in business and
offers bargains to nil cash
GlitJden Were. SafffiiidJffard
Pi tie , FftiiifK , Oils and all
of J u Hotter * '
FIRST CLASS MILL
I hare established a Feed nn l Saw
n miles south ot Cody , at the mouth
Medicine jCauyon. and am now prepared
to trrind Feed. Corn Meal and Graham ,
or turn out all kinds of Lumber and di
mension suiff. and Native Shingles .
Give us a triarorder. '
Why pay $ -15 to § bo for a steel range
hen you can get one for 25 ?
Drop a postal to
I. H. EMERV , Yalenti ne ,
Xoticc tty I'nltltcation.
In the County Court of the County of Ch rrr
State of Nebraska :
In the Matter of the Estate )
John Enlow , Deceased j
William L. Enlotv , Florence Enlow. M.arr E.
Morsan. Gcoree C Siller. Permela E. Si's.
brancis M. Smer ! , Andrew Si-rler. Marsh F !
hiRler , barali Teverbaugh , Alia B. Fox and T.VT.
oley and all other persons interested in taid
matter are hereby notified that on the 29th dar
| of October. las > , William E. Haley nied a peti
tion in said ciwnty court prayim : that hig final
administration account filed therein be settle *
and allowed and that he be discharged from Mi
trust as administrator , and each and all r.f TOK
are notilicd ih.it if yon fail to anpcar in said
court r n the 19th ( Say ot Novemnnr , 1SW. ! t 9
o clock a. m. and contest said petition. th
court may jrant the prayer of such pdmton
and make such oiner nnd further order ? , allow
ances and deemas to the court mav ge
proper to the pnd that all niattam pertalhio"
said estate may be Gnally t tlcci ami
Ladies' and gent's summer show at
cost at PfettycrewV.