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About Valentine Democrat. (Valentine, Neb.) 1900-1930 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 15, 1903)
Vt f t VALENTINE DEMO
THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF CHERRY COUNTY , NEBRASKA
I VOLUME XVII VALENTINE , NEBRASKA , JANUARY 15
We are preparing for
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and in order to make room ,
g will for a short time , juabe a &
49 49 reduction on all * &
1 WINTER GOODS OF per 25 cent g
Reid Front Mercantile Co/ |
Ladies' . and Children's Jackets ,
Collaretts , Muffs and Fur Coats.
'FRANK FISCHER ,
Stoves and Cutlery
Iron Beds , Springs and Mattresses
Cof.fms. Caskets ,
a Full'"Line of Undertakers' Supplies.
IE OWL SALOON * *
JAMES B 'HULL
Sole Agents fpr . H
. , . . HERALD PUKE RYEnVHISKEY-
Ale..and Porter , . FRED KRUG'S BEER
Choicest Wines and Cigars ,
Chartered as a State Bank Chartered as a National Bank
June 1,1884. August 12. 1002 ,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Valentine , Nebraska.
' - ' " " ( Successor to )
CAPITAL PAID IN A General Banlnng
, Collection Business
J t V C. H. CORNELL , President. " * "J. T. ' MAY , Vice-Presi dent/
* I M. , Cashier. CORA L. WAITERS , Assistant Cashier.
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CITIZENS' T MARKET
N J. W. STETTER , PROP
FRESH FRUIT AND GAMF
IN THEJR SEASON
First-class line of Steaks , EoastB
Dry Salt 'Meats , Smoked * ' " - " .
TALKOF THE TOWN
Local Weather Record
t U. S. Department of Agriculture i
t Weather Bureau f
Valentine. Nebraskaweek endinff C a , ra. , Jan
uary 14. 1903.
Maximum temperature 34 degrees on'the.lSth.
Minimum temperature , 12 decrees telow on
Mean temperature. 12.8 degrees , which is .2
decrees above the normal.
Total precipitation , .04 , which is . 10inclbe-
low the normal.
K. M. CUNNINGHAM ,
Official in Charge ,
The senior class in Physics , ac
companied by Prof. Watson , called
at the Weather Bureau Tuesday
afternoon and had the instru
ments explained to them. The
weather office at this place has as
fine an instrumental equipment as
any office in the country , except
the Central Office Washington ,
If. M. Cunningham , the observ
er in charge of theweather office
of this place , has taken a furlough
from March 7th until further not
ice. He will visit his people in
Indiana and take a short trip to
Europe before he resumes his
work in the Weather .Bureau. It
is not yet known who his succes- "
sor will be.
The marriage of Miss-Bertha
Child , daughter of Dr. and Mrs. E.
P. Child , to Mr. Charles Cornell ,
president' the First National
bank , Valentine , Nebr. , is announ
ced to take place Thursday. Jan
uary 15 , at St. John's church.
The ceremony will be witnessed by
only a few very intimate friends.
Ed L. Mathcs , one of the bright-
est young men on the road , stop- "
'ped in Valentine several days thei f
past week and' went
from here. He begun as an office
boy and worked in every branch
of the wholesale business. At t
present he is working for JohnG.
Woodward , of Sioux City , selling
Woodward's candies and is a suc
cess. Mathcs makes a host of
friends everywhere and is a hust- ; °
ler for business. . . jn
A. H. Metzgaf , of near Greg- j g
ory , was in town Monday paying
taxes and . made onr , office a visit \
on-business. Metzgar Broshave > r
a fine lot'of cattle and are'convert-a
iently located about 30 mites south
of Mcrriman on as fine a ranch as , °
there is in the .county. They have-
a telephone line connectingthem !
with Merrimari Where they can
informed and to date
keep up on a
stock markets. , They expect . durf
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t- ing the coming * , .ycarjp , - - . connect
, with.the C bar and with the other
road south. , ;
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' ' " "Mrs. Mollie Simmons has fav
ored us with some selections of 9 )
poetry which we kxow our read"
ers will the better appreciate when
they know the author is living in
our country dt present visiting at f
the home of Henry Becker a few :
miles north of town. Mrs. Sim
mons called on us last Saturday
while in town and we enjoyed a . '
nice visit. We . learned that-Mrs. . I11
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Simmons was f r.om Kirksville , Mo , 1P
formerly and that. she. hasbeen
out here but a short time. We
print one of the selections of poet
ry this week. ?
Mrs. Julia P. McCoy died in this
city Sunday , Jan. 11 at the age of "
67 yrs. 1 mo. and 19 days. Mrs , *
McCoy was born in Rocliestcr , N. °
Y. , Nov. 23,1836 and was 'married , s
in August 1879 , to Chas. McCoy i °
who survives her. She had for D
some time been a resident of this "
county and had bern afflicted with'1
rheumatism and later with cancer.
For the past 20 years was a momc
ber of the Presbyterian church , t
The funeral was held at the M. E. \
church at two o'clock p. m. Mon- ;
day , Rev. Chas. Wayne Ray con
ducting the services , and the body
laid to rest - in Mount Hope cemei i
[ Harold Zelian , the genial whole
j j souled , good hearted young man ,
who formerly lived in.ourcty ! and
during the past four years had hccn
employed at the Boarding school
on the reservation-as engineer ,
left here .Dec. 20 for the Yankton
school at Greenwood , S. D. to ac
cept a better position. We are an
receipt of a letter from him saying
that he likes the place very much"
Greenwood' is located on the Miss-
! ouri * river ' and is a nice town ,
though som'e pf the buildingsper
haps .are not as bright.and new in
appearance as Valentine. He says
there are three stores , a postofficc ,
! a Presbyterian churcji and Episco
pal chu rch. Mr. Zelian has charge
of the pumping s.tation and the
- Educational Department.
Margaret Q'Stillivan entered
the grammar department after the
* Inez Pettycrew and Maud Jef-
fcrs visited the high school Thurs
day afternoon. .
Lizzie Hobson did not return to
school duties after vacation until
Wednesday on account of sickness.
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The Sth grade-having become too
large for Miss Holcomb to handle
in one class has be.en .divided into
Effie Carlson taught Miss Eob-
nson's : room during her absence
V > edcnsday .afternpon and Anna
Ladely Miss MutchmoiVs.
Friday "will be examination day
through the different departments.
Chis is the third examination and
jloses the first semester of the year.
Clara - Ayers , another member
f the class of ' 02 , who is teaching
icar Woodlake , returned to her
school Monday morning. Her
icliool closes the middle of June.
The 9th grade had a final cxami-
lation in physology last Thursday
ind are now supposed to .know all
liat can be learned in that branch
f study. They take up book
'The 2nd grade , accompanied by
Vliss Mutchmorc , their teacher , '
ind Prof. Watson , attended thfc
'uneral of their little clasmate ,
Walter Meltendortf. The little
mes will miss AValtcr from their
lass. " '
Bertha Harvey showed what the'
th grade is made of. She spent
icr vacation clerking in. Geo. H.
Etornby's hardware store. . There
vere three or four others of the
Tcshmen class who spent their ya-
ation in some industrious manner.
Julia Q.ucrry re-entered school
ast week and took up the work
h the Sth. grade. She was com
pelled to quit school lastfall on
iccount of ill health. Also Orvilla
2arey , another of our sick girls ,
ms returned and takes the 9th
Lucilla ' Stinard , andAgeth
shaughnessy , of the llth grade , .
? loyd Pettycrew and Stella Spratt
f the lOth-'ffra'de and Grace Hob-
ion , Chas. Brown and Annie Halm
f the 9th - grade'shave been dis-
nissed * fromthe spelling ' class j
iaving-had fire successive perfect
Wessons. . . . . .
Alta Starr , of the class , of ; 02 ,
allcd at the high school Friday afc
Lcrnooh. She stopped in town to
nsit friends while on her . way
from having spent hervacation
with her parents in Atk
inson to her school near Cody.
She got a book from the library
to tftf to
i 1903 RESOLUTIONS & &
| ALLOW US 0
Jj to suggest that your reso-
lution be to see our line
before buying &
$ Belts , Combs , Pocket Books , Wrist and
Chatelaine Bags , Handkerchiefs ,
< s Gloves , Collars or Furs ,
? Ours are the Popular Priced Goods.
DAVENPORT d THACHER
we will sell for the next two weeks
All Wool and Cotton Blankets , Outing
Flannels , Underwear , Shirts , Duck
Coats , Sweaters and Overshoes
Remember the winter is not over and these
goods are all new and uptodate. . >
Groceries at Bottom Figures. .
MAX E. VIERTBL
COME AND SEE OUR
Xmas Handkerchiefs for children
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Xmas Mittens * ; "
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" ' Alfso our Fine Line of Xmas Candies ' .
W. A. Pettyqrew , General Mercnan is | , .
' - ' . ; ; > . : ; ; . . -BQHLES-- . . ' .
WITH A'FINE LjNE OF GANDIESr
' . " - ' ' . HEADQUARTERS'FOR ' - ' '
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WINES , LIQUORS AND OIGARS
tOF THE CHOICEST BRANDS. .
Accounts of Merchants , Ranchmen-and Individuals in.vited. .Moiiey
to loan on firstclasscattlepaper and'"otlier eecurities. - " -
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5 Valentine State Bank
( Successors to Clferry County' l&ific : ) ' ' ' " " " ' " ' '
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FRED WHITTEMORE , President ; Vice'Presiden ;
CHARLES SPAR'KS , . ; _ . "
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r. C. HORNBY , . . W. s. JACKSON
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