Valentine Democrat. (Valentine, Neb.) 1900-1930, August 04, 1904, Image 1
ffistorical Society . y ' ' - * , 7 7 f VOLUME XIX VALENTINE. NEBRASKA , AUGUST 4 , 1904. NUMBER- - i As Harvest Time is now at hand we call your at 4 ? tention to a few things in demand at such a time. . 4 ? 4 $ 3 ? We carry a large line of 4 ? 4 4Y ? "Key Stone" make Hay Forks , & 4 4 ? ? e > ader Forks , Bundle Forks , etc. . each and everyone with the above brand is made of carefully selected material and skilled labor , which ftfr makes it one of the best forks ft the market. Try one. "AUTO" jC3LJ JL.J 49 49 the best mounted grindstone made. Some of its special 49 features are ball bearing shaft and crank , select stones 49 and a well made hardwood frame.Ve have also stack 49 49 anchors , something new and inexpensive. Machine Oil" 49 ers , Grass Scythes , Scythe Stones , Grind Stone fixtures. 49 ftfr 49 &fr ' 49 "We also sell fcfr v i8 49 49 Eldorado Castor Machine Oil. * 61' "N. & § iifr 43 ifr fc § > & < * - 4 ? & 4 ? i & 1 Tailor' Made Suits , Ladies' Shirt Waists , Fine | Neck Wear and Gents' Furnishing Goods. g n. i L\ p Come in and replenish your wardrobe with the latest and most | p desirable'Clothing , Boots , Shoes , Hats , Shirts and Furnishings. I % 1 TAILOE I a' -Ti. gv ! SS sr S' fS - jS jaSs . 5.SSS : SgS S i I , Are the best on the market : Xeat , ornamental and.serviceable. 'j They'll last for years and save you money in Jiuel. You canf start them in a moment and turn out the flame when your cooking's done. No waste of , fuel : No waste of time : Nof heat where you don't want it. Call and see the Quick Stove on exhibition. DEALER IN _ i K * * icGeneral ! Hardware , Furniture and Undertaking. 25 i k * - lw > ? : : ? ! i ? \ K ® S e5 ? S : ' Chartered as a State Bank Chartered as a National Bank Jir.i6 1 , 1884. August 12 , 1002 , The Valentine , Nebraska. ( Successor to ) OAPITALPAIDIN - A General Banking and , Exchange , . . _ f i Collection Business. C. H. CORNELL , President. J. T. MAY , Vice-President 1 M. V , NICHOLSON , Cashier. GET PRINTING AT THIS YOUR JL JbXJL. , 11 , ± JL Jk OFFICE * Can Safinfv Ynti < W and TOX. fWW WVNfVVWWW ' TALK The Junior Normal closes Aug-1 ust 19th. Mr. Hale and Mr. Pete were in from Kennedy yesterday. Sam Hudson was in from Sim eon , getting supplies for haying , yesterday. J. P. Gardiner , of Cody , was in town the first of the week on busi ness. He was also here last week. Geo. D. Hnggins was up from Norden the first of the week on business and visiting his numerous friends here. Frank Grooms was in'town from up west where he is engaged as a mason with the railroad company putting in bridges. Editor Heath of the Cody Cow Boy called on us Tuesday while * in town on business. He admired our engine and office arrangement. , Miss Maggie McGeer , of Mt. Pleasant , Iowa , has been here vis- iting her brother , TTm. R. Mc- Geer , a couple of weeks , and last Saturday night they went up to Hot Springs to spend a few clays. A large number of people who have been expecting a homestead over in Gregory county are head ed this way and will take 640 acres inetead of 1GO that they would have to pay four dollars an acre for. Jas. Goodfellow , of Ashland , Nebr. , was in town yesterday , re turning from his ranch south of Merriman. T\re made a mistake a couple of weeks ago , speaking of him as F. H. , who is a son. living at Greenwood , Nebr. and formerly' lived iii our city. - . i The Old Settlers' Ee-union at Britt , announcedp reviously for the 19th of August , is put off one week and will be held Friday , August 26th at Britt , Nebr. Ev erybody should prepare to go that can go and enjoy getting together again for a good time. A. 0. Colernan was in town Monday on business and called at our office to inform us that he had changed his postoffice address from Cody to McCann where he now lives on his own place , having tak en a 640 acre homestead and has bought the McLaughlin place to go with it. M. M. Allen and wife were up last week from Norden. visiting W. T. Bishop and wife of thiss.e | I city. Mr. Allen is a brother t Mrs. Bishop , fie thinks Valen tine is making steady improvement and was pleased with the thrifty growth and substantial buildings in of our city. Geo. C. Bakewell , of TVoodlake , was in town Monday on business to and claims to be enjoying better health than he has enjoyed for sev a eral years. He's looking well and his neighbors say that he can pitch hay like a working man. Mr. Bakewell retired from ranch life some years ago on account of fail ing health but started to building up a ranch four or five years ago and now has a pretty fair ranch. John Ormesher's CO team took a little run Monday coming up town . - i on x Cherry street from W.'E. Hal-1 ey's farm south of town. I. M. j ' to Rice was on the way down the t cr j of street to the Lud wig Lumber Go's. J , office , and seeing the team , called j to people standing near. John Jones and blacksmith "W. B. - -y Ford responded and we stoppedl them before they reached Hammond mend & Bullis' livery barn. Noth ing was broken and the team en joyed the exercise. They got w scared at some hogs wnile. John se was busy at work close to the ed team but he was unable to catch b them. ss I Miss Jessie M. Garvin enter tained our people at the M. E. church last Sunday and Monday evenings on temperance talks and songs. Miss Garvin has a peculiar quality of voice that is either a deep contralto or bass , or that of high soprano. A large appreciat ive audience filled the church both evenings and all who heard her , speak praises of her lecture. You can buy potatoes now by the bushel or the wagon load at 50 to 60 cents per bushel , and new potatoes are as large as cocoanuts. The price for awhile in June was 5 cents a pound. Next year every farmer who knows of this year's price for early spuds wll endeavor fn have an early patch of them. Potatoes will be shipped out from : here by the car load this fall and next spring they'll be worth-a dol-1 , lar as usual. > There has been sonsiderable re pairing and working on the Cherry r.y County Telephone Go's , line in the , city the past week. Our phone has len ringing every few min utes , and , upon our answering the phone , almost invariably the re ply came , "I don't want } you , " & 'there's some mistake , " etc. Now when they want THE DEMOCRAT office they'd better ring three or four times and wait patiently for we haven't time to be standing-at the phone to see if they wanted us. Look up your cattle and horses after each electrical storm and iiotice if any are missing. If yeti haM them insured in the Farmers' Mutual of Lincoln , or the German Mutual of Omaha , report any loss es o of stock immediately to the local as , I. M. Eice , at Valentine or to the company. Loss of stock by lightening must be reported with in 15 days , if you are not injured see I. M. Eice the first time you in town and get some insurance in the best companies at the low est rates. A very heavy rain fell Tuesday afternoon. There was not much wind but there was considerable hail and the lightning was hard. After the rain people turned west from the Valentine State Bank , came past Tins DEMOCRAT cifficc , crossing over on the west side of Cherry street and thence back down Catherine to Main street in going up town. The water was several . inches cje.cp , flowing over kthe crossing- north of Valentine State Bank. Large quantities of j § hail could ba scooped up and po-i-1 | sibly the crops are badly damaged j places. ! * * Capt. Laufer came down from Gordon.last Friday and Saturday consider the matter of raising the Berry bridge. TVe enjoyed pleasant visit at our office from the Captain. He tells us that it was quite dry up around Gordon and on Pole creek and they needed rain badly. Different around Valr jentine , where it has rained fre- jquently all summer. Around Irwin - win the people have not been de layed in making hay at all on ac count of ruin and some are pretty near through. . Considerable farm- ing is done on P.olecreek , about 15 20 miles south of Gordon and crops there will be short for want , . rain. That is 90 miles west of here though , and farther cast there seems to have been also an abund ance of rain as it has been around Valentine. Catholic C2iurci Announce ment. On Sunday next , an early mass will be said at T o'clock a. m. The second holy mass will be celebrat at 10:30 : a. m. In'the evening , benediction of the most blessed sacrement at 7:30. : We have a number of odds and ends in Men's Underwear which we are closing out regard less of cost. UNDERSHlRTSj Formerly 75c , reduced price 35c MEN'S § 2.50 and § 3.00 HATS , in the latest shapes and colors , on sale at $1.50. LADIES'Voc , § 1.00 and § 1.25 SHIRT WAISTS arc all going at 50c. We have a lot of 50c and 75c STRAW HATS which we arc selling at 25c. These are prices which you cannot 'aftbrt to miss. Come while they last. & § < ? 49 4i i .yen port < & T ? * 49 : fc stock of Just arrived. ; All other shoes in stock sold atr greatly reduced prices for next 30 days. Come and see us. We sell everything , and at prices which are right. CROOKSTOjS ] S"EBRASKA The BEST for table use and at popular prices. TT- , , - . - . -.r TT.- - , , - . . . ui. . . . . . . . . . . . ! ! t Our Stock is Always Fresh . , , , - = -J * * -j JJ BaaaBng g ! ! - MIJii Hilarujw m m ju ± AfAmmrl an * mxB 3OMf3a MMamx _ / 'Dry Goods , Shoes , Mittens .ay ' , Grain and Feed W. A. PETTYCREW , GENERAL K1D8E. ; ? 7&oS'3'STC2rtt3r3 r5er5 CITIZENS MEAT MARKET KENRY S7ETTER , PROP' H FRUIT'AMD GAME IN THEIR SEASON ine of Steaks , Roasts ! } Salt Meats. Smoked - _ * * - j - g " iiED WHITTEMORE. President. CHAELES SPARKS , Cashier. J. W. STJJTTKK , Vice I'r OJAII L. BIOTTOX ; A5 t. Cashier Interest paid on timep 5 deposits. Capital , S2.3.000 f Surplus , ? 1COO 5 Cfflce Hours 9 A. M. to 4 P. M. 3 Valentine , Nebraska. Persons seeking a place of safety for their money , will profit by investigating the methods employed in our business. UJ y Suited to your taste. i Canned Goods Lunch Counter. Are now at their best and All you want to eat'at our weliandle the best grade. Lunch Counter Home Bakery ' * / Re ; the ' A d vertisements.