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About Valentine Democrat. (Valentine, Neb.) 1900-1930 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 6, 1908)
I Peter , the Great , Looping the Loop in an Automobile
2. Bishop's Thrilling .Triple Somersault of Death
3. Tom-Tom , the Largest Brute that Walks the Earth
1 0 BIG MONSTER TENTS-SEATS FOR 5,000 PEOPLE
AN ELEPHANT j
LARGER THAN J
POSITIVELY ON EXHIBITION WITH THIS SHOW ,
TOM-TOM is undoubtedly tSie greatest animal act ever
presented to the public. He is a clever musician , ecro-
faat and dancer , and although he stands over ten feet
filch and weighs over four tons , he i § qs fiKnble es Q
Uon 9t User.
A VAWKEE DOODLE : GAY * WITH
G MONSTER fREE STREET PARADE ?
Largest Lion n Captivity ! 500-Pcopfe and Horses-500
Parade Promptly At Noon ! Three'Circus Bands ?
Madame Devsre , Bsartfsd Woman ! Bg Steam Caliope :
BIG HERD Of AStATEC AND SIBERIAN CAP ELS !
3G ! WiLD A SfiffAL EXPOSITION
WEH _ POSIT8VEL.Y
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NEBRASKA STATE FAIR , LINCOLN
Monday. Aug. 31 Lincoln Day Tuesday , Sept. 1 Governor's Day
Wednesday , Sept. 2 Bryan Da- . Thurs , Sept. 1 Taft-Omaha Day
Friday. Sept 4 Parade Day.
Best Agricultural , "Live Stock and Machinery exhib
its ever shown in Nebraska.
§ 30,000.00 in Premiums. § 12,000.00 in Speed
Fifteen harness and eight running races.
Pain's stupendous spectacle
ERUPTION OF MT. VESUVIUS and CAliXIVAL OF NAPLES
500 people. Immense display of fireworks each night ,
Liberati's New York Festival Military Band and Grand Opera Concert
Company of sixty persons , eighteen of whom are Grand Opera singers
of national reputation. State bands from 'Hebron , Beatrice , Aurora
and St. Paul. .
" ' " "
Western League Base Ball Athletic Meet Wild West Show
Ne\v $23,000 cattle barn , 174x2o5 to hold G30 head of cattle
New $10,000 steel frame Auditorium , to seat 4oOO people , to be dedicated
by lion. W. .1. Bryan on Wednesday , Sept. li For premium list and en
try blank , write VV. II. MELLOK , Lincoln , N b. 30-i ,
MILL PRICES FOR FEED ,
Bran , sacked.1 15 5122 00
Shorts , sacked 1 25 2-i 00
Corn , sacked 1 50 29 00
Oats , sacked 1 HO 31 00
Chop Corn , sacked L.r. " , 30 00
Chop Feed , sacked 1 Go 31 00 i '
TAKEN UP ,
By the undersigned at my place
seven miles northwest of Valentine
on the 2Sth day of July , one iron
tfra.y gelding , about 6 years old
branded B L on right shoulder ,
blotch brand on left shoulder. 295
lirounlee , Xeb.
rattle branded as
in cut on left
on left hip.
Kanee on Noith
Loup river , l\vo
miles \\tibt of
Secretary W. R. JMellor of the
State Board of Agriculture and
and Secretary W. H. Whitten of
the Lincoln Commercial Club ap
pealed before the meeting of the
Western Passenger Association at
Chicago last week together with
representatives from five other
state- , and secured a rate of one-
half cents per mile for all state
fairs in this western territory.
This will be the first reduced
rate granted to farmers since the
enactment of the two-cent fare
law , and should result in an in
creased attend en ce for the Ne
braska State Fair , August 31st to
i Doctor Wills just finished a third
outing on HackberiT , together with
a band of his friends from Anselmo
and with Dr. Poote of Omaha. They
all say that the Cherry county lakes
are the finest in the land.
A most satisfactory school meeting -
ing was recently held in the new
Hickberry school house.
Ed Thackrey , S. S. Supt. , and
Chas. Eeece , bible class leader , and
their band of fellow workers just
adjourned the biggest and best S. S.
held in this country and will take
up the work again after haying. It
is a boundless good for any man to
live where such fellowship reigns ,
Thurlo Latta and wife are visit
ing his uncle Milt Latta.
The State Fair management has
arranged a track meet for the ath-1
Idtes of Nebraska this year. The
meet will be held independently of
the horse racing and the men will
be well taken care of. Participants
will be given admission to the fair
grounds on the day of the meet
( Tuesday. ) Gold , silver and bronze
medals will given the winners of
first and second and third place ? .
Out of town contestants will re
ceive hotel accommodations for the
day meet. The events are 100 , 220
and 440 yard dashes , half and mile
runs , high and broad jump , pole
vault , shot put and county relay
races. In the country relay r aces
four men run 220 yards each.
All amateur athletes are eligible
to compete and register either in
the A.L.N.A. or A.A.U. The cost
of registration is 23 cents for one
year's membership. Registration
entry blanks and information may
be had py writing George j\l *
Pinney , Y.M.C.A.Bldg.Lincoln ,
Do you know that you can
write jour name on the metal of
your farm tools ? You can. Just take
a little tallow or beeswax , melt it
and spread it over the place on
which you want your name ; write
your name down through the wax
with a big needle or awl and pour
a few drops of nitric acid over the
letters you have made. Leave a few
minutes. Then wipe off the w ax
and your name will be on the iron.
The following data , covering" a per
iod of _ 19 years , have been complied
from the Weather Bureau records at
Valentine , Nebr. They are issued to
show the conditions that have pre
vailed , during the mouth in question ,
for the above period of years , but
must not be construed as a forecast
of the weather conditions for the
Mean or normal 71 °
The warmest month was that of 1900
with an average of 75 °
The coldest month was that of 1891
with an average of 67 °
The highest was 103 ° on 1,1901
The lowest was 36 ° on 28 , Ib95
Average ior month 2.50 inches.
Average number of days with .01
of an inch or more 10
The greatest monthly precipitation
was 5 02 inches in 1906.
The least monthly precipitation
was 0.33 inches in 1894.
The greatest amount of precipita
tion recorded in any 2-i consecutive
hours was 2 42 inches on 2. 1903.
The greatest amount of snowfall
recorded in any 24 consecutive hours
( record extending to winter of 1884-85
only ) was inches on 1
CLOUDS AMD WEATHER
Average number of clear days , 15
partly cloudy , 12 ; cloudy , 4.
The prevailing winds have been
from the S.
The average hourly velocity of the
wind is 10 miles.
The highest velocity of the wind
was (50 ( miles from the W on 7,1893.
j. j. MCLEAN ,
Obseryer Weather Bureau.
St. Nicholas Church.
Services will be held as follows :
In Arabia on Sunday , July 9th.
In Valentine Sunday August 16.
High Mass and Sernipa at 10 A. M.
Benediction with the Blessed Sacra
ment after mass. At 8 p. m. , in
struction for the children.
In Crookston , Sunday , Aug. 23 ,
at the usual hour 9:30 a. m.
LEO M. BLAEEE , Rector.
Notice of Special Election For The
' Village of Valentine , Nebraska.
Notice rsT&re i'gTv'en'that on Tues
day , the 18th day of-August : 1908 , in
the district court room in the Gherrv
county court house , in the Village oc
Valentine , Nebraska , a special elec-
lion will be held in accordance with
I the directions and provisions of Ordi
j nance No. 121 , duly passed and approved -
i ! proved by the chairman and board ot
j ! trustees of the Village of Valentine ,
Cherry county , Nebraska , at a spec-
j I ial meeting of said board on the l(5th (
! day of .July , 1908 , for the purpose of
| ' enabling the legal voters of said yil-
I lage to vote upon the following
| propositions , to-wit :
i Shall the chairman and board of
j trustees of the Village cf Valentine
Cherry county , Nebraska , have power
J and authority to borrow money am
pledge the credit and property of said
i i village upon its negotiable bonds
1 . with Interest coupons attached , to
i the amount of Eighteen Thousand
j I Dollars , for the purpose of establish
ing , constructing , extending , enlarg
ing and equipping a system of water
works and water supply for said Vil
lage of Valentine , for fire protection
and for public and domestic use , anil
to levy a tax upon all the taxable
j property of said Village of Valentine
I t in addition to all other taxes , suHi
1 cient to pay the interest and princi
pal of said bonds as the same maj
become due and payable : said bonds
to be payable to bearer twenty years
from date of same , redeemable at
the pleasure of said village any time
after live years from date thereof ,
and bearing interest at the rate ol
live per centum per annum , payable
semi-annually , both interest and
principal payable at the office of the
county traasury of Cherry county
Said bonds shall be denominated
"Water Bonds , " shall be signed by
chairman of the board of trustees
and countersigned by the clerk
said village. The proceeds of the
sale of said bonds shall be paid to the
treasurer of said Village of Valen
tine and shall be placed by said treas
urer to the credit of the water fund ;
and the money therefrom shall be
used for the purposes herein express
ed , and the payment of the debts and
expenses incident to and connected
with the said water system.
The vote at said election shall be
by ballot in the following fortnitowlt :
OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR WATER BONDS
Shall the chairman and board of
trustees of the Village of Valentine ,
Cherry County , Neb. have power and
authority to borrow money and pledge
the credit and property of said village
upon its negotiable bonds , with inter
est coupons attached , to the amount
of Eighteen Thousand Dollars , for the
purpose of establishing , construct -
t i n g , enlarging and equipp
ing a system of water works and watex
supply for said village of Valentine ,
for fire protection and for public and
domestic use , and to levy a tax upon
the taxable property of said village
of Valentine , in addition to all other
taxes , sufficent to pay the interest
and principal of said bonds as the
same may become due and payable ,
said bonds to be payable to the bear
er 20 years rrom date of said bondt.
redeemable af ler 5 years from date ,
and bearing interest at the rate of
live per centum per annum , payable
semi-annually , both interest and
principal payaole at the office of the
county treasurer of Cherry county ,
To vote to authorize the chairman
and board of trustees to issue said
bonds and le\3' said tax , make a cross
( X ) in the square below after the
words : ' -For s > aid Bonds and Tax. "
To vote against authorizing the
chairman and board of trustees to is
sue said bonds and levy said tax ,
make a cross ( X ) in the square below
alter the words : "Against Said Bonds
and Tax. "
For said bonds and tax ( )
Against said bonds and tax ( )
The polls at the election hereby
called shall be opened at nine o'clock
in the" forenoon and continue open
until seven o'clock in the afternoon
of said day.
Should the requisite number of
votes , as required by law , be cast in
favor of "Said Bonds and Tax" then
safd proposition shall be declared by
the chairman and board of trustees
as adopted , and said bonds as des
cribed herein issued and sold , and the
money used for the purposes herein
and in said ordinance expressed.
In witness hereof I have hereunto
set my hand and caused the seal of
said village of Valentine , Cherry Co. ,
Nebraska , to be hereunto affixed ,
this 28th day of July , 1908.
W. S. BARKER ,
Chairman Board of Trustees.
A. M. MORRISSEY ,
SEAL Village Clerk.
. 29 2
U. S. Land office , Valentino. Nebraska ,
July 21. 1908.
A sufficient contest affidavit , having been filed
in this office by August Brolet , contestant
against homestead entry No. Hxm made
October 2,1907 , for S S . sec. 23 , S ' S'Sec. . 24
Ni < N'/iSec.25anl N iNEl4 section'20. Town
shu > 28. Kanjteaq , by William H. Tate. con-
testee. in which it is alleged that said William
R. Tate has wholly abandoned said lana and
changed his residtnee therefrom for more than
six Months last past , that the land is notsettled
upon nor cultivated in good taiih and emrynmn
has not established residence thereon , and he
has failed to cure his laches to this date.
And said alleped absence was not due
to his employment in the army , navy or marine
corps of the United States as a private soldier ,
officer , seaman or marine during the war with
Spain or during any other war in which the
United States may he engaged.
Said parties are. hereby rotilipd to appear ,
respond and oiler evidence touching said allega
tion at 10 o'clock a. m on August 29 , lees before
the recisterand receiver at the United Slates
Land Office in Valentine. Nebr.
The > aid contestant having in a proper affi
davit filed July 22 , 1008 set forth facts which
show char ; otter due diliuence personal service
of this notice cannot be made it is hereby order
ed and directed that such notice be given by
due and proper publication.
28 4 E E. OLSON. Kecciver.
JOHN KILL.S PLENTY
St Frarcis Mis
sion , Rosebud , *
as in cut ; horses
same on left
thigh. Range be
tween Spring f'lc
and Little White
Range on Long
i and Crooked -
Metzger Bros. ,
anywhere on left
Earmark , square
crop right ear.
same brand on
m * * mir '
Range on Gordon and Snake Creeks.
A RewardTof $250 will be paid to any person for
information leading to the "rest and niwl
conviction of any person or persons stealing
cattle with above braud.
Valentine , Nebr.
Range on Nio-
brara river four
miles east of Ft.
nB connected on
left hip or side as
shown in cut
J. A. TABYAN
Pullman , Nebr
'cattle ' branded JY
on right side
Horses branded JY
on right shoulder
for any information
leading to the re
covery of cattle
strayed from my
D , M. Sears.
Kennedy , Nebr.
as on cut.lef t side
Some on left hip.
Horses same on
Oasis , Nebr.
G.K. Sawyer has
charge of these
d * > r Some )
same left thigh"
Range on Snake
Nebraska Land and Feeding Co.
Sartlett Richards Pres Will G Comstock , V. P.
Chas C Jamison Sec&Treas
Cattle branded on
any part of animal ;
also the following
horses branded the ,
Gordon on the F.E.
& M. V. , R. B. ar.d
Jyannis on M. R. R. in Northwestern
Nebraska. BABTBBTT RIOHASOB.
P. H. Young.
as cut on lelc side
Some Q.yon lelt
-on left Jaw of
Range on Gordon Creek north of Simeon ,
Albert Whipple & Sons
Rosebud , SD.
SOS on left side
OSO on rightaide
Some cattle also
have a 4on neck
Some with A. on
left shoulder and
with two bars
across hind quar-
_ _ Jtera. Sorao Texas
cattle branded a * O on left.side and some ]
on left side.
Horses branded SOS on left bin. Some'cattle
branded AW bar connected on both sidea and
loft hlo of horses.
N. S. Eowley
Kennedy , - Nebraska.
Same as cut on left ,
side and hip , and on
left shoulder of hor-
left side fi nand
F + on left side.
tl branded - _ _ _ _ _ _ _ . _ ' .
ed husk-WHHBf.ng peg"either'side
( side up ) on
left side or hip. p on left jaw and left shoulder
of horses. LU
LUQ on left hip of horses.
7J"on left jaw of horse-j
C. P. Jordan.
Rosebud , 3D
Horses and cattle
same aa cut ; also
CJ BE JJ on right
Range on Oak and
A liberal reward
leading to detection
of rustlers of stock
bearing any of these brands
R M Faddis & Co.
Postofflce address Valentine or Kennedy. I ' f
' - - -J
Some branded *
Horses branded *
-onleft , * ; '
or thigh. , i
> ome Some branded
branded j on right thigh
on left or shoulder ;
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