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A Few Facts For Cattle Dealers.
It has foeen'repeatedly
the past that
SIOUX CITY I A. .
Stands at top as a market for Range Feeders
You can satisfy yourself as to the. truth of that dlarement by
comparing the saies at Sioux City , last year , with those at any other
competitive market. You can also ask your neighbors who have sold
cattle 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
Ctidaliy Packing Co. Is ready for business
No charges , except for feed ordered if your cattle are not sold on our market
The Sioux City Stock Yards Co.
JOHN H. KEENE , General Manager.
Highest market price pairl and prompt returns. Eeferenoe
Omaha National Bank.
E ) I ' F. S. BUSH & COMPANY.
513 South 13th St. , OMAHA , NEB
We charge no commission.
Live - Stock - Commission - Merchants
South Omaha and Chicago
"WALTER E. WOOD , Cattle Salesman HENRY LEFLER , Hog Salesman
We furnish Market .Reports free of expense. Write to us.
C. H. CORNEIJL. PreMidenfc. I ? ! . V. NICIBttI. tX , Cashier
Valentine , Nebraska.
A General Banking ISnsineNsTransacted
Bays and Sells Domestic and Foreign Exchange
Chemical National Bank , New York. First National Bank. Omaha Xeb
1 The DONOHER tote
IB continually adding improvements and it is now the tote
best equipped , and most comfortable
FIRST-CLASS MODERN HOTEL
IN NORTHWEST NEBRASKA
Hot and Cold Water Excellent Bath Room Two Simple Room *
HERRY I ; OUNTY HANK
Valentine , Nebraska
Every facility extended customers consistent with conservative banking
Exchange bought and sold. Loans upon good security solicited at reasonablt
rates. County depository.
E. SPARKS. Presiden CHARLES SPARKS Cashier
Everything fresh and clean , and prices
that are right. Special attention given
to pumps , tanks , and ranch supplies.
J. STEADMAN & CO-
Kennedy , Nebraska ,
LIQUORS , WINES AND CIGARS
SPECIATY JUG AND BOTTLE CUSTOM
< Milwaukee , St. Louis and Fremont Bee. We solicit the trade of those who ap
preciate good wines and liquors
WALTER F , A. MELTENDORFF. PROPRIETOR *
OUR MOTTO Honest Goods ; Honest Prices ; Courteous Treatment.
Tro osals for Bids.
receive lit my office at Crooks-
ton , Nebr. , until July 27 1899 bids
for furnishing material and work for
painting school house in District No 16
Work to consist of 420 sqyds. . .Mater
ial to be oil and lead ; in. ide to be oil
finish. Also 13 squares Alabastme , to
be put on sides and ceiling. Envelodes
to be marked "Bids for Painting" and
addressed to MAX E. VIERTBL.
Two horses ; one brown horse ftrandod O on
left shoulder , one black horeu branded IX ou
left shoulder. SS left hip. I ] l iv ? l e first
described IHor.se U. the -nun who finds ud re
turns the black described abov * .
Kyle , S. D.
; 31 /Vires 701Jfee < / .
: ' 13raii , bulk 50c per cwt $9.00 ton
i horts bulk GOc per cwt $11.00 ton
Screenings 40c " $7.00 "
Chop Feed 70c " $13.00 "
Corn 65c "
Oats $1.00 "
Suitable reward will be paid for in as
formation leading to recovery of two
sorrel horses ; one branded with O
i I on left shoulder and has three
white feet ; has been driven. The 0
other is a saddle horse , branded X on
left seoulder , has white strip in fore
head and running distemper in the left
nostril. Strayed from White Thunder ,
July 3. A. Bordeaux , Rosebud , R. D.
EOBEET GOOD , Editor and Publisher
George Lowry and May Abbott ,
residents of the west part of the
county , came down from Gordon'Tues
day morning , and in the afternoon
called upon Judge Towne and ex
pressed their desire to thereafter
travel the road of life in double har
ness. With his most winning smile
and pleasant voice the Judge ex
pressed his willingness to manufac
ture the harness and it wasn't long
until he had the young couple hitched
in the most approved manner. The
editor ( who by the way looked like
the devil ) was an unobserved observer
to the ceremony , and after it was
over made Mr. Lowry and wife a present -
ent of a year's subscription to this
paper , as is his custom , with the hope
that it may prove an effective talis
man in warding off all evil spirits who
are tempted to hover over what he
feels sure will always be a happy and
Through the courtesy of I. J. Ayers ,
chief clerk in the adjutant general's
office , we are enabled to publish the
following" dispatch from the commit
tee which went to San Francisco to
meet the returning- First Nebraska :
Temperature here cold as compared
to Nebraska , owing to proximity to
ocean. Have arranged for issue of
woollen under clothing on arrival of
the regiment , which will obviate lia
bility of pneumonia as experienced
by Oregon regiment. On consulta
tion with General Shafter and chief
mustering officer are informed that
it will take about three weeks to
muster out the regiment. Hancock
reported delayed by reason of a
broken valve. P. H. BARRY ,
The programs for the county teach-
ers' institute are out , and from them ,
we learn that Profs. A. H. Water-
house , 11. H. Watson and Mrs. Lizzie
Crawford will be the instructors foi
the session , which begins August 14
and continues two weeks. We also
learn that Edith Turner will conduct
a class in physical culture during the
session. Special features are : Aug.
17 , lecture by Prof. Watson ; Aug. 20 ,
sermon to teachers bv Kev. Baker :
Aug. 22 , lecture by Prof.Vaterhouse ;
Aug. 24 , reception ; Aug. 25 and 26 ,
Jim Gillaspie recentty caught a
negro charged with cattle stealing ,
and Jack Heelan brought in a young
fellow supposed to Have stolen a
horse. It was decided that one of
the two should run for sheriff on the
eputation they thus gained , and it
was decicfed to leave the choice to
Pete Donoher. After hearing the
arguments Pete handed down this
opinion : ' 'Owing to the scarcity of
negros. Jim made the better catch ,
and is entitled to the nomination. "
Judgment accordingly , and everybody
J. O. Vincent has sold his residence
and interest in the general merchan
dise business of Crabb & Vincent to
W. F. Morgareidge , possession to be
given the 1st of August. He has
purchased the Hans Ulrich place , and
will make that his home. We are
glad to see Mr. Morgareidge enter
business in Valentine , and wish the
new firm a large share of the patron-
age coming to town and believe they *
will both deserve and get it.
Ben Hobson and Cal Francis en-
street Monday which resulted in as
bloodshed on Ben's part and a dis to
colored 636 for Cal. The two me n
then settled their differences , appar
ently , but later Ben had Cal arrested
for taking a horse without permis
sion. Cal was fined 810 03 and costs , of
and the matter now rests in abeyance.
Chas. Bailey , the negro arrested
son , was given a preliminary hearing
Saturday , and after having waived
examination he was bound over to
the district court. It is currently re
ported that he is only a tool in the
hands of unscrupulous cattle thieves , i So
and it is a question as to whether he j jf
will be proven guilty or not. i om
At the Demorest gold medal con- i se'
test held in the M. E. church last i j
Friday evening , Nellie Baker was j j in
declared the winner , and Bertha | t\v
Thorn second. The other contestants Ar
were Myrtle Pettijohn. Mabel Mars- m
den and Gertrude Moon. All did well j Ur
with their recitations , the winner be- j of
ing especially good , although we are j and
told this was her second appearance ' the
Range catMe will not begin to move
market from this section before I sell
August lOtli or loth. They are todjiy j I
round as a dollar , but are hardly j '
solid enough for shipment. The grass of
curing rapidly and -when cattle do .
begin to move they will be in picnic
shape for the block. Northwestern and
Hyannis people are talking of holdFi
ing a two days live stock show. ' va
j On the first page of this paper is an
I article regarding fusion , but it should
j be understood that the claims of the
democrats are based upon the assump
tion that a democrat is nominated for
Dr. A. J. Plumer is favorably men
tioned as the fusion candidate for
treasurer , to run against Thackrey who
in spile of the ring formed against him
will be nominated again , and he would
make a strong run.
The XKWS-DEMOCRAT this week fur
nishes its readers with a list of possible
candidates for county oflices , but it
should be distinctly understood that
this paper is not pushing the claims of
any of them. We give them publicity
merely ( as a'matter of news , and who
ever are nominated on the fusion ticket
'will receive our hearty support.
Here is a question for natural philos
ophers : Is the fall of rain due to the
presence < of electricity in the air with
the < lightning and thunder attendant or
is the absence of the fall of rain due to
the absence of the electrical display or
presence < , or is the electrical display due
to the fall of rain or moistu re ? Or does
tin rain depend on the lightning or the
lightning on the rain , which or neither ?
The contest between Lay port e and
Sherman for the republican nomination
for sheriff goes merrily on , and prom
ises to be very bitter ero.the convention
is over. i Among the pops J. II Skirv-
ing of JJrownlee seems to be a strong
candidate , and is winning delegations ,
but the friends of .Jas. Hay of this place
art pulling hard for him. Skirving is
a comparatively ' voting man , but is a
straight one , and his position politically
is orthodox. .Jim Hay is one of the
old j-ettler-j m the enmity , and is ; i warhorse -
horse in liic raik ! > of populism. j
Thu bal.i.K'i's ii Xt-.v Y > ; * i ; ! > an- >
last week was only about $ .1.0iiH)0 ( ) ( ) j
more tht i ieiral ruiuirenients. A few
weeks ago we noticed a : : ) : of '
$40,000.000 and over. \Vli ii.'s tin- *
cause ? < 4old is going to Europe , and
the administrationists tell us it is a
good thing. Soon another bond
will be forced , and that will be a good
thing too.Ve believe it will be im
possible to shield MeKinley as Harri
son was shielded , because the need of
more money is becoming more impera
tive every day and it is over nineteen
months until Bryan will take the pres
Johnny Daniels expects to bo the
republican nominee for the clerkship ,
but clouds on the political horizon in
dicate that a storm is brewing. Robert
Lee of iJrownlee is a bright young man ,
and it is almost time that he was recog
nized some say he will be , and that
Daniels must step down and out and
there are others. We understand that
Pete Donoher is not averse to accept-
ing the democratic nomination , and
Win. Metzger has lost none of his
friends. One bourbon who has been me
considered active for the place is not l
yet ready to announce his candidacy ,
but when he does we doubt not he Avill
develop considerable strength.
Speaking to the leaders of Tammany
regarding the Fourth of July celebra In
tion in New York The Verdict says : To
Hogg touched on Bryan. Hogg
spoke the n < ime of that mighty leader , on
and the vast , listening throng and m.
every man a Tammany man answered said
to the mention of that ONE who was tion
ride at the party's head in 1900 to
certain . said ' ' '
triumph. Hogg 'Bryan !
and for ten minutes the applausive re
sponses were fairly Olympian for th"ir
thunderous sort. It was "BuyAN !
BUY AX ! BIIYAN ! " from an arm } * corps
Democratic throats The chairman
sought to muxziu the rocking outburst Kith
might , with more success , have | 'lu
strove to muzzle the swelling Hudson
Brvan is to be the choice of New is
York's delegation in the next Nationa'one
Conclave of the party. What is the COIl'
logic of that ? What stirring truth. saii
personal to yourselves politic-all } ' , is
child of it ? Mark you this : If you By
aren't for Bryan , you won't be there.
surely as the sun is to rise and have
convention setting , 3'ou'll find this true ,
you're for Biyan you may go. No
will gainsay you or get in 3-0111'way. (
Oppose him , and you'll have neither Una
seat nor part nor lot nor voice in thut Hey
convention. This isn't threat ; it's
prophesy. There are 300,000 Democrats
Greater .New York. Not , one in
twelve belongs to Tammany Hall.
And ninety per cent of them are liryan
men--branded on their hearts for
Bryan. Tammany is for Brj'an , as
witness the shoutings at your festival prays
last Fourth. The town's Democracy the
the state's are for Bryan ; as witness
voices of party men on every side claim said
Notice is hereby given that I will
at public auction on Saturday ,
August \ o , at Valentine stock yards the
following described property , 150 head
cattle cows , heifers and calves.
Thirt } * cows with calves by their sides ,
twelve yearlings , fifteen three-Year-olds
balance two-year'olds. Sale begins
10 a. m. Terms : Six months time
approved security at 10 per cent.
Five per cent discount for cash in ad-
vauce. . Aiios STRONG.
L. W. Handy of Valentine has all
kinds of horses and mares for sale-
Broken and unbroken. 27
' . County Convention.
The m.-inhers of the Peoples Inde
pendent i'artv of Cherry county , Xe-
bfaskzi are hen ny called to meet in
county convention in Cornell Hail ,
Valentine , Neb. , at 1 o'clock p. m. , on
Saturday , August 12 , 1899 , for the pur
pose of selecting seven delegates to the
judicial convention , not yet called : sev
en delegates to the congressional con
vention to be held at Lexington August
18 ; ami seven delegates to the state
Convention to be held at Omaha Aug
ust 22. lie-presentation is based upon
one delegate at large from each pre
cinct and one for each 10 votes or frac
tion thereof cast for A. M. Morrissev
for county attorney at the last general
Each precinct is entitled to rcpretent-
ation as follows :
JinlTrtlo Lake 5 Lavn < a 5
Hoi n hprmgs 4 Merriiiiiin 4
an 4 1 MiniiL'ihailu7.u 4
Dewey | j Lake 3 Mother Lake 3
linlow -2 iNeiix.el : i
Kii : ; P.easant Hill 3
Gillaspie a hparks 5
German 3 bterii a
Georgia. . . . ? 3 Hcbla H 3
Jrwiu 3 Sharps Hand ) 3
Kewanee 3 Table 4
Kennedy 4 Valentine ! i
Lou ] > 5 Wood Liike 7
It is recommended that the precinct
caucuses be held at the usual voting
place in each precinct Saturdao after "
noon , Aug. 5th , when not otherwise
called l > y the precinct cominrttocman.
This convention is called for the pur
poses named above and another will be
called later to nominate a county ticket
J. S. ESTAIIROOK , G. P. CUAIJB ,
, , . .
Democrat County Convention.
The democrats of Cherry county will
hold a convention on Saturday , August
12 , in the ollice of the county judge ,
to elect delcg tes to the judicial , state
and congressional conventions. The
number of delegates to be elected , the
representation , etc. , are same as in the
above call for the populists. A good
attendence is desired.
UOJJKHT GOOD , W. R. TOWNE.
The \ democrats and populists of the
Sixh Congressional district will hold (
onventions in the city of Lexington od *
Friday , August 18. at 2 p. m. . for the of
purpose of nominating a candidate for
congress to fill the vacancy caused by
the death of the lion. W. " L. Greene , f ,
Counties in this vicinity are entitled to
representation as follows ;
.Brown 4 ; Cherry 8 ; Dawes 9 ; Keya
Paha 4 : Sheridan 10 ; Thomas 2.
The state conventions of the populist
and democratic parties will be held in
the city of Omaha on August 22 , for the
purpose of nominating the following
candidates for office : One candidate
for supreme judge ; and two candidates
for , regents of the state university.
The representation for counties in
this : section is : Brown 4 ; Cherry 7 ;
Dawes 7 ; Keya Paha 4 ; Sheridan 0 ;
The members of tha Peoples Inde
pendent party of Valentine precinct
will meet at the judge's ollice Saturday ,
Aug. 5 , at 8 p.m. , for the purpose of
electing delegates to the county con
vention. U. G. UUVN , Pres. Com.
The populists of Table precinct Avill
meet at Harmony school house. Satur
day , Aug 5 _ at 2 p.m. to elect delegates. '
Taken up , at my place about 4 miles east of
Fort Niobrara , May 120. one sorrel hald.fafpd
gelding. 5 years old , and one hay mar *
years old , hoth branded on left shoulder
County court within and for Ch * rrv comity.
Nebraska , in the natter of the estate of w G
Carson , deceased.
the ere liters of said estate :
You are hereby notified , that I will sit at the
couhtv court room ii. Valentine in said county ,
the IL'ih dav of August. 1399. at 10 o'clock a.
to receive and examine all ciaims agriust
estate , with a view to their adjustment and
allowance. The time limited for the presenta
of claims against said estate is C months
from the 3nth day of .Inne , A. D. Ih'Ja , and the
limited for payment of debts is one year
from said 30th day of June. 18DD.
Witness my hand and the seal of the said
comity court , thlaL'Stli day of .Inlv , 1809.
W. K. TOVYNK.
County , jnde.
Kay Tfuiplrton will lake notice that on thf
day < > f July W. U. Towne. county judjie of
Cherry | county , Nclnaska. issued an order of at-
tacliniriil lor the Mini of > WnO in an action
inn I'efore ' him wherein Daniel S. Ludwig
plnutiil. and Kay Templeton is defendant.
, property of the defendant consisting of one
one-story frame an-I the material ofvhieh it is
eon-trueted ' has been attached under said ordar
cause wa cnntiniiRil to the 1st day of Sep
tember , ls9U. at y o'clock a.m.
DANIEL s. LUDWIO.
A. M. Mnrri > sey. I'laiulilf .
Hi * Attorney.
DatcdJuiy iTth ,
Notice to Xon. Resident Defendants.
ieonre C Merrill , and Mrs Merrill , his wife ,
and real name unknown , yon are hereby
notified that on the ' 'CMi day of July 1S99. Fred
t filed his petitition in the district court of
Cherry county , Nebraska , njcainst you , the
object and prayer of which are to foreclose n
certain tax lien owned awd held by plaintiff
against the nwM sec 14. tp .72 , r 40. in Cherry
county. Nebraska , acqiiucd by virtue of the
payment of delinquent tnxea upon the above
named real estate for the vears 1897 and 189a.
amounting to SIC49 together with interest
tlie IStli day nf Julv. 1899 , and
attorney's fees , for which sum plain lilf
judgment and decree that defendants pay
same together with interest and cost and in
default thereof that said real estate be nld as
provided by law for the payment of plaintiff's
and costs. Yon are required to answer
petition on or before the 4th dav of Hept-
caiber , 1899. FRED HOYT"Plaintllf.
Uy F. M. Walcoit , his atty.
. SAGESBE ,
TSOT HO I ra
Hair cutting urn ! shnvintj.
HOT AND GOLD BATHS.
Notice to jSron-'r.si li t J'efrndau' ' "
rSanill E Ll.lton. > i i > ' - > n > iifl . tf
on the2fif.ii day ' > ' . . ' . j ! H1. '
his petition In .no < lii. . < - < . > ' .ii < . /
conn.y. Nebraska. UKUI..J : ) vni. tli-- > > < - it
prayer ol which uro to foruulnv ; a r. . ;
lien owned ami iieid by plaintilf.i ; i'ii3 . ,
sw'.t , jie'i fi.v i , * iid nwii seii see 1-5 ! i
ju C'uerrv " ! ! . i , * vebrtidka , acvjuiifd m :
of Ihe p"yi.i : i > ( delinquuut taxr.- > . . ' nc.
above id 'i'i * i ! real esUtte for the . , f- ,
I8KJ. ifc-u. itIvW. . 1897 ami 1828 j f li >
$ ( M 7.S tn eli. ruitn inttfrest from in > . diy :
of Julj , ibW. .tiid attoniey's lees i r . < on-nut
plaintiir pr.i.- * jiul mvnt au.lni- . . ha , ! -
tondaut pai.ie .same together > .i nm t
and co.t am ! ill default thereof l.n * . . . .i < al
estate ! ' aom as provided by law r rh.i i . \ -
nient of | il.iitilT'claim and cojl.s \ u are
required to .tiiswer .s-iid petition o.i or i.elore
the 4th day of Sept , 1899.
1899.FKKDHOVT. . 5'nietIlT.
27 liy F. M. Walcott. . .m ally.
Notice to Nou-Rosiclent Defendants.
Fred IJ Kridler. IUrs Kridlcr , his wife , first
and real name unknown , and Nebraska Mort
gage Investment Co. yon are Hereby notttlitd
that on the -lit ! ! day of July , 1890 , Fred Hoyt
filed his petition in the district co-.rt of Cherry
county. Nebraska , against 3'on , tint object and
prayer of wblch Hie to foreclose H certain tax
lien owned an-i held by plaintiff a ilnst the
se1 . of bee 13. tp.TJ , r-10 in Cherry county. Ne-
bmska , acquired by virtue of tne r H\menl of
delinquent taxes upon tin : above named real
estate for the years isy ; . iso-l. i sw , IHKO. 1897 and
1S9S. amounting to sfcw 80 , to cilu-r witu interest
from the 18th day of July. IN.PJ. and aitoniey's
fees for which sum plaintiff JHMVS judgment
and decree that defendants pay the same to
gether with interest and cost and io default
thereof that said rea estate IIP sold ais provMed
by law for the payment of plaintitr.s claim and
costx Y MI are required to answcmaid petition
on yr before the 4th day of Sept , Lsti'J
FUKDHOY1' , riainliir.
' i7 liy F. M. Walcott , his atty.
Notice to Non-Resident Defendants.
Cvorge Listen and Mrs Listen , his wife , llrst
and real name unknown , you : ire hereby noti
lied that on the uili day of .1 uly , J w. Fred
Hoyt Hied his petition In the district court of
Cherry county. Nebraska , a ain > t yon , ( lie
object and prayer ot wlucii aru in forecmi > u a
certain tax lien owned ami held by nlamtiir
against tli'nwl4 seU. tie1 * sw'-i and h's w
sec 11. tp . ' . ' , r 40. in Cliero ou it > , .N"ebra > Ki. :
uequired by virtue of tlic p.iyinfiit 01 delinquent
taxes upon the above Uest-nbed real eitate lor
tile yrars 18W. ! 1897 and 189s , amnumiiu ; to # - . ' 7M
together with interest from the 13lh Uy of J uly.
I'-U'J . and attorney's fees for whicn sum plamt'ir
prays : judgment and decree thai defeudauts pay
the same together with in terest and cost , ami
in default thereof that said real estate be sold
as provided by law forths payment of plaintiff's
clan and costs. Yon are required to answer
said petition on or belon : the 4th day ol Sept ,
Ih99. FUEI > HOY T. riaintiir.
- 7 15y F. M. Walcott , his atty-
Notice to Non-Resident Defendants.
E E Cnstin and Mrs Gustin. his wife , first and
real name unknown , yon are hereby notified
that on the L'ith ; day of July , IfiiW. Fred Hoyt
filed his petition In the district court of Cherry
count-y , Nenntoka , against you. the object and
prayer of which are to foreclose u certain tax
lion owned and held by plaintiff against I he e'/i
sw.i. n'i se'4. 4 scH sec 19 , and w'j MV" * see
/ \ , tp ; . r 40. in Cherry county. Ncbracka ,
acquired by virtue of the payment of delm-
pent taxes upon thn above described real
eitaie lor tbe years 1897 mid 1398 amount n ; : to
: $2 37. together with interest from the Ibili day
July , 1899 , and attorney's fees for which sum
nlaintiif prays Judgment and dccren t . .atde
fendants ! pay the same , together with intt-rc.it
and cost and in default thereof that said real
estate be sold as provided by law for the j.ay-
inent , of plaintiff's claim and costs , von are
required to answer said petition on or before
the 4th day of Sept. 1899.
1899.FJIEDHOYT. . Plaintil.
27 Dy F. Al. Walcott his atty.
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Caitle 28 cars.
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Easy run to feeding points out
Long distance telephone.
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