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About Valentine Democrat. (Valentine, Neb.) 1900-1930 | View Entire Issue (June 5, 1902)
THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF CHERRY COUNTY , NEBRASKA"
VOLUME XYII VALENTINE , NEBRASKA , JUNE 5 , 1902. NUMBER 20
MILITARY SACK. &lft
Every Dollar il
You Sjpend \ iito
for clothing this Spring
outside of this store is
honestly from 20 to 40
per cent wasted and if
our values will prove it. ifto
If you respect your tim e to
and' money you will at ? *
once acquaint yourself $9to
with our superior val to
ues for the Spring and
Summer of 1902 : : :
We're Too Busy Waiting
On our customers this week to write an advertisement : :
Hats Summer Shirts Ties
The Latest Just in Style Light Weight The Newest
Light "Weight Pants and Suits with Shoes to Match 'Em.
Now is your time to buy lots in
McDonald's Addition. Prices ranging
' from $45.00 up. For further informa-
tion apply to W. E. HALEY
FOR RENT 40 Acres good land south
of track. Has been broken : : : : : :
We are also selling
A Line of General Merchandise
At Bed Hock 'Prices at our General Store in
Crookston , Nebr. E. MCDONALD.
W $7& Z52& zrjtf& &
J , C , 1VJEBB. Proprietor.
Is the Best Equipped , most Comfortable , Largest
and Best Tv/o-Dollars a-Day
TEST-CLASS MODERN HOTEL
In Northwestern "Nebraska
Bath , Hot a.nd Cold Water , Two Sample Booms
VA-LEHTIKE - HEBRASKA
o Self-Generating Gasoline Ranges Wickless Blue PJame Oil Stoves o
Garden Seeds tliat Will Grow
Millet Cane and aflf Corn.
ANDERSON & FISCHER ,
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9 G-eiLiOX'.aJ. l 3L&Y 3L\R7'&JCe ®
CITIZENS MEAT MARKET
J. W. STETTER , PROP
FRESH FRUIT AND GAM1
IN THEIR SEASON
gFirst-clasg line of Stea.ks , RnHStg
Dry Salt Moats ,
Do You Read The Democrat ?
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TALK OF THE TOWN oo
county commissioners vvil
meet on Tuesday , June 10.
The Union hotel has changed hand
and J. F. Jotter is the new propriet
Butter is getting plenty in the Val
entine market and has dropped to 1 (
J. Sterling Morton's paper , the Con
servative , has been discontinued sinc (
his death. . ,
The. boys of our town are making it
a business cf seining and selling
I. O. Riley , of Lincoln , spent Sun
day in town with L. J. Moffet. The }
are old chums.
Wm. Skeliy , of St. Francis Mission ,
Rosebud agency , .was in town on bus
iness last Friday. ;
County Surveyor Leach was in town
Saturday , attending the republican
Miss Inez Pettycrew. who has" been
teaching at Newport , arriyed home
last Sunday night. She intends go-
jng east , with her mother , visiting ,
stopping two or three days at Lin
Geo. Harder and family spent the
most of the past week out 'on their
ranch near Arabia. Miss Frances re
mained at Arabia for a visit with
Iriends for a few days.
Len Bivins fixed "his house Sunday.
At least he had started to fix it when
he fell a distance of eighteen feet and
hurt his hip. He will finish the ] ob
after the doctor gets through with
The formal opening , of Fraternal
hall , which was arranged for this
evening , has been postponed on ac
count of the death of John Shores ,
who was a member of .the Masonic
It is said that there is .nothing new
under the sun , but we don't believe
it. On Tuesday a squaw was seen on
our streets carrying an umbrella to
keep herself and papoose from get
The automobilunatics ot New York
have had a speed contest. The re
sult to date is one killed and four in
jured. They hope to be ablo to show
a better string of victims with a lit
tle more practice.
The people of Nebraska can read
of the strike of coal miners in Penn
sylvania at this time of the year witu
out shedding a tear. They only hope
the drivers of the ice wagons will re
frain fron going on a strike.
W. D. Ricketts , the assessor for
Merriman precinct , was in town Tues
day with his list. He killed two birds
with one stone by calling at these
headquarters and maKing himself
solid with the administration until
Dr. Ed. S. Furay , of Omaha , has
[ eased a suite of office rooms in the
aew Fraternal hall building and will
make Valentine his future home.
Be is a son of JohnB. FUray , whom
all old Ntbraskans know personally
jr by reputation.
TJ. Boyer , the town herd man , tried
to break a horse , Sunday , and the
; ame ended with a small balance in
fa'vor of the horse. Mr. Boyer fell
under the horse and crawled out with
Ws stomach'bacK and shoulder out of
plumb. The horse was not hurt.
The fortune jteller packed up and
moved to greener pastures , Monday.
'A fool and his money is soon parted"
and fortune tellers make the parting
sasy. The authorities should protect
the weak-minded patrons of these
fakirs by an occupation tax of 81.000
A meeting was held in Judge Wal-
cott's office Monday evening for the
purpose of making arrangements for
celebrating the glorious Fourth. The
meetinn was well attended and HII
executive committee was selected
who will appoint working committees
and run the thing to a successful fin- ,
ish. Look out for a fine , large time ,
A.W.Peterson , of Arabia , was in
town Tuesday and regi tereii a kick
b.epaus.e the DpMgci ? hafl failed to
r ch. Arabia fop t v wpek Jf such
is the cane it is the fault of the mail
31 j vire. as thi * , : xv < - ' a ? tht ' il n
ot our pa pern , is st-curels wnipped ,
the address plainly printed on the
wrapper and mailed and there is no
good reason why it should not renrh
there , .
W. S. Barker returned from Nev
York , Sunday.
Another of those "million dollar1
rains arrived yesterday.
Mtltendorf bas placed a new set ol
fixtures in his saloon that"are the
finest in northwest Nebraska.
Graphophones are getting so thick
in1 York that the Democrat suggests
that they be taxed the same as dogs.
Supt. Harmon , of the Elkhorn , hatf
his special car attached to the east-
bound freight , Monday , and made a
trip-along his division.
The celebration for the opening of
Fraternal hall , which was billed for
this evening , has been postponed to a
future date , probably the 17th.
Henry Porath , of the German set
tlement west of town , brought in four
hogs , Monday morning , that sold for
about $70 , which is not so worse.
Mr. Joyce and wife have commenced
housekeeping in the rooms over the
DEMOCRAT office , Mr. Joyce is filling
the position of day operator in the
absence of Mr. Yoerg.
Messrs. Jackson & Bray ton are do
ing gome tall swearing over the mis
take in the shipment of the iron work
for the front of their new building ,
which delays its completion.
John F : Porath has contracted to
put down three well ? for D. A. Han
cock and was in town Monday mak
ing arrangements for same. He is
having all the well work he can do
and his work gives general satisfac *
Glen Hart , a genial traveling sales *
man for C. Shenkburg Company of
Sioux City , called at our office last
Saturday while in town and told us
) f the 3 Star Coffee which they are
aandlingandinserted.au ad calling
the attention of the general public.
See local notice. '
Chas. McNare and wife were in town
ast week visiting friends and trans-
icting business with our merchants.
Mr. McNare is an old resident of this
: ounty and by energy and persever-
ince has become the possessor of a
ine ranch near Wood Lake , which is
veil stocked , and he is now beginning
; o reap the fruits of his years of toil.
A stranger stopped at the Fremont
louse in Crawford , last Friday night ,
md in the morning accused one of
; he girls employed in the house of
obbing him and nourished a revolv-
T around in a reckless way. The
narshal of the town was summoned
ind came to the rescue and was quick-
: r on the shoot than the stranger and
he result was a coroner's inquest
rith a stranger playing the leading
It is comforting to see a Memorial
lay celebrated as it was in Valentine.
? he usual thing is a day of sports ,
iase ball , pink lemonade and winding
ip with a grand ball in the evening.
? his is a day set apart in remem-
rance of those who died that the
ation might live and to see the day
iade a day of sport instead of a fun-
ral celebration must be soothing to
he survivors in many places. In
'alentine all business was suspended
uring the gi eater part of the day
.nd the time was devoted to the
roper exercises of the day ,
John AlexanderDowie , whose pray-
rs"failed to save his daughter's life ,
3 out with an explanation that she
ad been disobedient and that was
he reason why his prayers failed to
ave any influence at the throne of
race Of course there is always a
eason for these things , as in the
ae of an old surgeon who had ptr-
ormed an operation with fatal re-
ults. He said the operation was a
access and the patient would have
ecovered if he hadn't made a mistake
nd sewed the sponge up in the open-
ag he had made.
According to the dispatches from
Washington , Senator Millard has re-
: eiyed a protest from a number of
msiness men in northwest Nebraska
egarding the action of the agent at"
losebud and the traders , who , it is
aid , get first crack at the Indian
noney and , fajl to. allow the proper
hare of the same to cross the line in
, o Nebraska. It is claimed that the
railers haw a cinch that does uot
five tin * IiuUan and t.he other busi-
IP S mi * ' * ' * \r - ovv md * hry want
tie"SMiator to shake things up a lit-
le. It is said that the Indians are
.t the mercy of the traders and that
a mightv poor place to look for
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With us in regard to your Summer
purchases. We have a good line o
Ladies' Gloves , Ladies' Lace Frame
4 ? Lisle Gloves in black and white ,
4Q Ladies' Kid G-loves warranted. La
dies' Mocha Driving Gloves : : : .
Dressiest of All Shoes
* Is the Colonial Oxford Tie. We
49 have them. ' New Linen Summer to
49 49 Wash Goods with trimmings tojj
49 match. A full line of Suu and Bain
49j j Everything Fresh and New.
DAVENPORT & THACHER
49 General Merchants.
A GOMPELTE LINE OF
MAX E. VIERTEL CHOOKSTON
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Just Received , a
I Car of Sack Salt. !
I W. A. Pettycrew , General Merchandise. |
Also otlier grades that
are guaranteed in price
and quality : : :
O. W. MOBEY
OIjD RELIABLE JEWELER
Hear the Improved Disk Talking Machine
Our stock is now complete and consists of o
The Eclipse , Fairbanks-Morse Galvanized
Steel , and Wind Motors : : : : : : .
Our display of Buggies is the Largest and S
Finest ever brought to Cherry County
John Deere riding and walking Listers , John Deere riding and walking \
and walking Cultivators and sledges. Stirring and Breaking Plows.
Moiine and Banner Wagons gO
McCorrnick Mowers aid Rakes I
Dane Sweeps Superior Stackers I
Our stouk of Lumber and Builders3 Materials is the largest and
most complete ever carried here. Come and examine Jo
our stock and let us give you our prices.
LUDWIG LUMBER YARD f
GET AT Tms
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