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About Valentine Democrat. (Valentine, Neb.) 1900-1930 | View Entire Issue (May 16, 1912)
I. M. Rice. Editor and Proprietor
MarkZarr , Foreman
A Weekly Newspaper published every Thurs
day at Valentine , Nebraska.
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Local Notices5c per line per issue
Entered at , the 1'ostolHre At V it-nline , Neb. ,
for transmission through ; tli'jimails , as second
Thursday , May 16 , 1912.
Attention E. V. E. A. '
We will meet June 15 , at Val
entine this year on account of the
state meeting June 3-4-5.
Would like to hear from each
of you and what subjects you want
to talk about. Answer soon.
Want to print program in next
THE POLITICAL POT.
Bryan has campaigned through
Ohio against Gov. Harmon and
now Mr. Harmon has started on
a tour to defend himself. He says
Bryan thought he was all right in
1908 when they campaigned the
state together and Bryan stated
he would give him a place in his
cabinet if he was elected.
Roosevelt and Taft are thrash
ing this way and that throughout
the state in a frantic effort to car
ry the state at the coming primar
ies. If Taft wins the Ohio vote it
will probably cinch the nomination
for him and Roosevelt will be
knocked out. If Roosevelt should
win the Ohio primary it will be
all up with Taft. They are very
bitter in their denunciations of
each other and it wouldn't be sur
prising if the party would have to
spring a dark horse at Chicago.
Champ Clark is still gaining and
it looks reasonably certain that he
will be the democratic nominee
at Baltimore June 25.
Underwood seems to have con
siderable strength and Gov. Har-
moa is not entirely out of the
race yet , as the convention will
show if Clark fails to get enough
to make a two thirds majority.
There is some talk of a Bryan
stampede again , but that hardly
seems probable. There are enough
delegates bitter against him be
cause of his campaigning methods
this spring to keep him out.
STUDY THE RECORD.
The tendency of congress under
republican control has been to
spend vast sums of money annual
ly upon shipping and coast har
bors , dredging rivers and digging
canals for private monopolies , but
never yet has anything been done
by congress for public roads.
Why has congress forgotten the
roads its members have traveled
upon daily to plunge into the sea
thousands of dollars ?
The answer is plain :
Extreme partisanship and filial
devotion to party has blinded the
followers of a party until they
know nothing but the name and to
whoop it up at any cost for their
Glad to note there ' are some
signs of a change along this
line and that a few
thinking men are doing some
thinking. But there is still a vast
multitude who will continue to
think their side is all right and
that it is the other fellows wl.o
ought to change and vote their
way. Voters should study the
f record a party has made and upon
what kind of a platform. Then
study the platform each year and
ask themselves conscientiously :
' "Should I favor and vote for ? " I
THE FLEGE CASE.
William Plcge , who was con
victed two years ago of murdering
his sister , Louise , and sentenced
to life imprisonment , secured a
new trial and was convicted this
time of manslaughter , which ear-
ries a penalty of from one to ten
years , lie is a wealthy farmer
, and _ his. . attorneys . are . goingto
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make another appeal for him ,
Ifoping to get him free.
William Flege was either guilty
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or innocent of murdering his sis
ter , - in Thurston county , near
Fender , three years ago this com
ing June. He either killed her or
did not , and should be sentenced
accordingly. The evidence seems
to show that he was guilty and the
next trial ought to be a short one.
There are too many murderers go
ing free. For instance , Morley ,
and numerous others caught in
the act. But so many confounded
goody people who boast they don't
believe in capital punishment.
And so many others who vvouldn't
convict a man on circumstantial
evidence , and so many others who
wouldn't have penetentiaries at
all just simply eating houses for
criminals , elaborately furnished
and provided with tobaccos ,
opiums , cocaines , and these ad
mitted , they'd have beer , wines
and cigars and entertain occasion
ally. Now the above three classes
are working hand in hand , though
the first two will shudder at the
thought and deprecate the expose.
Clarence V. T. Richeson , the
murderer of Avis Linnell , his
pretended sweetheart , is having a
big effort made in his behalf by
the people of Massachusetts to
keep from hanging to pay the
Of late the papers are full of
murder cases being tried and re
tried and then application for par
don and clemency and murderers
going free on the charge of mur
der because the murderer was be
lieved to have been insane at the
time he committed the murder and
therefore was not guilty of mur
Would you kill a mad dog for
biting and killing a child ?
The fact a man is insane is the
more reason for hanging him for
murder. They're trying to get
Harry Thaw out of the Mattewan
asylum. If he'd have been a poor
friendless brute he'd have been
hung , or if Stanford White had
been a poor friendless brute Thaw
would probably never have had to
throw a brain storm trt work him
self up to a pitch to kill and like
ly never even went to jail.
Our laws should be enforced if
people are in favor of laws. The
majority should rule , but treat
them all with the same considera
tion , and instead of lawyers dis
torting facts , they should keep
facts from being distorted.
Show This to Your Republican Friend.
( By Clyde Travenner. )
"We favor federal aid to state
and local authorities in the con
struction and maintenance of post
This was a democratic pre
election promise adopted by the
national democratic party at the
Denver convention in 190S.
This pre-election promise , along
with nearly every other one made
by the democrats on the stump in
the last campaign , has been full-
filled. The democratic house of
representatives has just passed the
Shackleford amendment to the
postoffice appropriation bill pro-
vidirg for an expenditure of from
ten to eighteen million dollars
annually for the construction and
improvement of the nation's roads.
The principle on which it is
proposed to spend this money is
based on compensation to be paid
by the federal government for the
use of roads traversed by carriers
in the rural free delivery service ,
and is'divided into three classes ,
as follows :
Class "A" The highest form
of improved road in the country ,
for which it is proposed to pay
§ 25 per mile per year.
Class "B'5 A thoroughfare of
high quality , but not equal to
class "A , " for which it is pro
posed to pay § 20 per year per
Class "C' ' The ordinary dirt
road of the country , somewhat
improved , for which it is proposed
to pay § 15 per mile per year.
Sentiment.in favor of .road im-
proveraent with money 'now being
wasted for fake commissions like
the Canadian boundary commis
sion which exists solely to pro
vide soft berths 'for lame duck
politicians like Tawney of Minnesota
seta is growing rapidly through
out the country. For many years ,
too the people who live in the
farming communities , and in the
smaller cities and towns , have felt
that too much of the public money
was being spent in the large cities.
In the last ten years fully 90 per
cent of the public revenue has
been spent in the cities , notwith-1
standing the fact the" people of the
country have furnished more than
half of all the money collected by
Neither the states nor the na
tional government will be the loser
by generous expenditure for pub-
li ° road construction , for the mon
ey will ultimately come back
through the increase in the taxable
value of farm lands. Nor is that
the only way it will come back.
Whatever makes for the agricul
tural development , of the country
also aids other industries in the
land. All classes rely open good
crops , and the transportaion of
same at economical cost , for pros-
A NEW CREED.
Senator Williams is responsible
for a new creed , which he read in
the senate the other day , asserting
it is the creed of Ri.osevelt. It is
a parody on the Apostles creed as
5'I believe in Theodore Roosevelt
velt , maker of noise and strife , and
in ambition , his only creed ( My
Lord ) , lie was born of the love
of power and sugered under
William H. Taft ; was crucified ,
dead and buried. He descended
into Africa. The third year he
rose again from the jungle and
ascended into favor and sitteth on
the right hand of his party whence
he shall come to scourge the licked
and the dead.
"I believe in the holy Outlook ,
the big stick , the Annanias , the
forgiveness of political activeness ,
the resurrection of presidential
ambitions and the third term ever
lastingly , amen , amen , amen. "
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That has absolutely no operating
mechanism attached to the sides
or top of the machine.
Equipped with specially design
ed reversible wringer , which is j
operated by the same motor that
operates the machine , and enables
the washing and wringing to be
done at the same time.
The motor , together with all
operating mechanism , is mounted
on a metel frame underneath the
body of the machine , out of the
way of the operator. This metal
frame is rigidly attached to the
legs and insures perfect alignment
of the gearing and reduces the
amount of power required to oper
ate the machine to a minimum.
Only one Lever to Operate
The machine and reversible
wringer under positive control of
the operator. The wringer may
be operated at the same time or
remain stationary while thd ma
chine is washing the clothes. The
only Dolly type machine fitted
with special 1-inch drain faucet at
the bottom for drawing off the
waste or making permanent con
nection with the waste drain if de
15 days' free trial to convince
you of the merits of this machine.
H. I. Weinzimmer.
Notice to Creditors
State of Nebraska. I.
County of Cherry.
In i ne ; oifnty Court within and for Cherry
county , Nebraska ,
In the matter of tfie estate ot Joseph James
To the creditors of said estate :
You an ? hereby notified. That I will sit at the
County Coirt Itooin In Valentine iu said county ,
on the 25 ; h day of may , 1912.
to receive awl examine all claims against
said estate , \\ith : \ie\vto their adjuptuipnt and
allowance. The time limited for the presenta
tion of claims atjainst said estate is on the said
2-.th dav of May. A. I ) . 1012. and the
time limited for prtvnient ot debts is one year
from stid5ih : day of November. iDii.
Witness my hand an ! the seal of said
SEAL County court this 1st day of Way ,
1311. . JAMES C. QUK4LEY ,
174 County Judge.
C. A. Kuby. Attorney.
TTlijr He Was Lute.
"What made you so lute ? "
"I met Smithson. "
"Well , that is no reason -why yon
mould be an hour late getting home to
"I know , but I asked him how ho was
feeling , and ho insisted on telling ua
about his stomach trouble. "
' "Did you tell him to take Chamber
lain's Tablets ? "
-"Sure , that is what he needs. " Sold
Ordinance Ho. 144.
An ordinance providing for
the sale of certain real estate ,
the property of the City of
Valentine , Nebraska , and de
scribing the terms and con
ditions of said sale.
BE IT OUDAIXED , by the mayor
and city council of the city of Val
entine , Nebraska :
Section 1. That , whereas on
the 16th day of February , 1905 ,
the City of Valentine , then the
Village of Valentine , purchased
the following land : Commencing
at the southwest corner of north
east quarter of southeast quarter ,
section 31 , township 3i , range 27 ,
running thence south 40 rods ,
thence east 40 rods , thence north
iO rods , thence west along the
south line of said northeast quarter
of southeast quarter of said section
81 , township 34 , range 27 to place
of beginning , containing 10 acres ,
west of the Oth principal meridan ,
Cherry county , Nebraska , the
title to said land being acquired
for the purpose of its use as a
park and public grounds , and
whereas the purpose for which
said title was acquired has been
abandonee ] , and the sale of said
land is deemed expedient , now ,
therefore , the said tract of land
commencing at the southwest
corner of northeast quarter of
southeast quarter , section 31 ,
township 34 , range 27 , running
thence south 40 rods , thence east
40 rods , thence north 40 rods ,
thence west along the south line of
said northeast quarter of southeast
quarter of said section 31 , town
ship 34 , range 27 , to place of be
ginning , containing 10 acres , will
be offered for sale un the 20th da.y
of June , 1912 , at 10 o'clock a. ra.
of said day.
Section 2. That said sale shall
be for cash , and shall be held at
the office of the city clerk of the
City of Valentine , Nebraska , and
any and all offers to purchase said
land must be in writing , sealed up ,
and must be accompanied by a
certified check for the full amount
of the bid , and said sealed bid
must be filed with the city clerk
on or before the 19th day of June ,
1912 , and before 6 o'clock p. m.
of said day.
Section 3. That notice of said
sale shall be given by publication
in some newspaper of general cir
culation printed and.published in
the City of Valentine , Nebraska ,
at least 30 days prior to said day
of sale , which said notice shall
contain the time , terms and man
ner of conducting said sale.
Section 4. That upon the ap
proval of said sale by a two-thiid
vote of the city council , the mayor
shall execute and deliver to the
purchaser a deed , duly attested by
the city clerk , and under the seal
of the City of Valeniiue , Ne-
barska , for the premises so pur
Section 5. That the city coun
cil reserves the right to reject any
and all bids for said land.
Section 6. That this ordinance
shall be in force and in effect im-
mediatly after its passage , approv
al and publication according to
Passed May 14 , 1912.
Approved May 14 , 1912.
M , V. NICHOLSON , Mayor.
Attest : W. E. HALEY , Clerk.
[ Seal ]
Order of Hearing and Notice on Petition for
Settlement of Account.
Intlu' County Court ot C'lu-rry county.
Nil > r iski.
STATE OF NKIJRA.SKA , I
Clu-rry County. i
To tin'lu'irs and all m'r.sons iutorostcd in
the estate of .John II. Milli-r. dt-ci'si i'd :
On romllHg the petition of MC. . Carroll !
praying a llnal M'ttii'iin'iit and allowance 01
his.'account 11 led in this , court on tin11
day of Mav , l'Jl'2 , and for a drcivt' of final
It is hi-reby ordered that you and all person -
< son > interested in said matter may. and do. >
appear at the county court to be held in and I
lor .said couiuy. on the l.sth day of May. !
A. ! > . . I''li. ' at in o'clock a. in. , to show caiiM- . |
if any there bt > . why the prayer of the pe
titioner should not he granted , and that no
tice of the pendency of said petition and the
ln'ariim thereof ho yi\vn to all p"rsons in
terested in said matter by publMiinsr a copy
of this order in Th < ? Vntentine Pennjciat , n
w oekly newspaper printed in s.ild c ounty ,
tor lour successive vcek.- > prior to.aid day
of bearing. JAI-IES C. QCIGMT ,
[ SEAL ] 17- County Jiulsie.
\\Wott & AValt-ott AUy * for
Messrs. Bucy , Daniels and
attended the Dendinger sale.
H. P. Kime is hauling material
to build an addition to his store.
Earl Rowlev , a new settler IK ar
Simeon , is helping C. S. Reece with ,
his spring work. j j ' >
A pleasant surprise party was
enjoyed at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Kirne Saturday evening.
P. H. Young is moving his mules
back to the home range , having
wintered them near YV oed Lake.
W. GBallarJ is turning his
stock over to his sons to care for. !
They will run the ranch as before. !
We clix not learn the details of the
W. S. Wills , with a surveying
squad , is surveying 31-28. This
will give us some permanent cor
ners from which to locate others
in the future.
John Miller came home from Lin
coln last week. John graduated
from the school of agriculture rec
ently. We saw the smoke ascend
ing from his homestead house and
wondered if he came home alone.
A new girl arrived at the home
of C. L. Ltt.a and wife Tuesday
evening.All parties concerned are
doing veil. We presume C. L.
will hardly recognize ordinary inor-
taln until he becomes accustomed
to this good fortune
The Sunday school convention
will be held at Simeon May 19. All
Making garden is the prevailing
occupation at this time. The ground
is in splendid condition and nature
seems willing to grant us an abund-
'ance to make up for the dark days
of March. "After rain comes eun-
"On life's pathway , mnny .1 mile is
made more glad and cheery.
Because , for just a little while , the
way seemed dark and dreary. "
August 4 , 1912
Get ready for a big time
For every purpose. EnameSs , Bronzes ,
Varnishes , Stains.
From lOc to $8.00 per double roil.
Paste that sticks paper on. Glass or Iron.
Calcimine in 5 = pound packages that a child
can use. A complete stock of everything used
at house cleaning time.
STORE OPEN ALL WEEK DAYS
? s Paint and Paper House
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heat and dirt banished from your kitchen saves
It saves YOU
this summer to bs free from the blazing Mace ? with 1,2 and 3 burn
ers , with lore , enameled , tur-
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range , soot c.ioe-blu ? chimneys. Hcind-
sony finished throughout.
Th : 2- and 3-burnsr stoves
be had wi'h without
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drcp sh-'vs ' , towel racks , etc.
All dealers carry the New
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Anything you have to sell. Phones 187 and : 169
Valentine Furniture Exchange
We buy and sell New and Second Hand Furnitnre ,
Garnets and Stoves.
Valentine , box 34S Nebraska
Ladies' Garments---Man Tailored
Sending away no longer a necessity
Men's Clothing Cleaned , Eepaired and Pressed
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