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t' WnnniR tirf 'V "Tr VOL. I. WOODRUFF, KAJSTSAS, NOV. 5, 1886. ISTO 12 JXS JL U.

REPUBLICAN CITY NEWS. up with other business, and of course OmCIAL DIRECTORY, WOODRUFF NEWS. TIME CARD E. H. Railway, The election in this precinct passed off very quietly.

Out of a total vote of 154 the following is the detailed result For Supervisor, J. D. Smith, 13G. J. II.

Mitchell, 2. For Clerk, F. A. Kirk, 108. B.

F. Cady, 28. For Treasurer, W. F. Colby, 124.

E. W. Poor, 5. For Assessor, C. W.

Whitney, 138. John Horn, 1, For Justice of the Peace, Sam Hood, 124. N. J. Ludi, 15.

H. C. Barron, 1. For Constable, John Faubion, 126. R.

Mason, 2. J. B. Forbes, 1. For Judges of Election, L.

G. Coon, 92. H. L. Price, 83.

Jos. Uplinger, 75. H. Waugh, 14. John Pfleiger, 1.

E. Whitney, 1. we had to neglect the paper more than we will in the future. The M. E.

church will be dedicat ed at Long Island on Nov. 14th. Elder Lawson will preach Saturday night, Nov. 13th, so his congregation, with himself, can attend the dedica tion on Sunday. We hope a goodly number will attend from this place.

One hundred and twenty-five dol lars has been pledged to build an E. church at this place. Elder Law- son will soon give his entire atten tion to soliciting for the enterprise. We expect to have a church house here before the holidays. The old soldiers, of Woodruff and vicinity are talking of organizing a Post here.

There are a largejnumber here and a Post of at least 40 or 50 members could, we think, be organ ized on short notice." We hope the proper steps will be taken immedi ately and get everything in working order before cold weather. T.E.Calvert, A. C. Campbell, JR. Phelin, Messrs.

Smith and Brown all B. M. officials, stopped at Woodruff for a short time a few days ago. They expressed themselves as very much surprised at the wonderful growth of the town. Mr.

Calvert ordered tbe Gazette sent to him at Lincoln, Neb. We took a walk up'west to our new bridge Sunday after church, (we were at church also,) and we pro nounced it a good one, and while at the bridge Mr. Townsend and Mr. Jones and wife, of Orleans, passed byi It is of great convenience to the people living north of the Prairie Dog. We expect our trade will increase' very fast now.

Needed at Woodruff, and that very bad, is a grain elevator. There is money for any man that will build one. Who will it be? There is as large a territory to drawro as any town west of Hastings, as will be seen by a glance at the map. We also need a harness and shoe maker. No better location could be found in the west.

Come and see and be convinc ed. Corn husking is at hand, and we hope the farmers will embrace the golden opportunity and get their corn all cribbed before winter sets in. Last winter a great deal was left out until the snow came, and the wind having blown a large amount off the stock, it was covered up and could not be gathered till spring and then a very large percent, was spoiled. Don't delay, delays are dangerous. Corn is cheap now, but it may bring a good price in the spring.

R. S. Loomis came into our office this weekend laid down the cash before our astonished eyes. It is like a spring of pure water in a desert when we are racking our brain how to keep the wolf from.the door, to have a friend surprise us that way. Mr.

Loomis always'; pays for his paper and that is the reason he is prospering so fast. He it one of those who believes it takes as much knowledge to farm successfully as it does to do any other business.If you doubt it friend, try it once. The election'of Granite township nassed of quietly Tuesday. There was considerable scratching! town ship ticket. The following were.the ones elected: Township Trustee Robert Doug lass.

Township Clerk Willard Parker. Township Treasurer Silas Hamilton. Justice's of the Peace-J. Hill and Wm. Souls.

Constable's R. H. Johnson and Sam Tubs. 1 Road overseer District No. 1 R.

W. Bonfoey. 11 WOODRUFF MARKET. CORRECTED WEEKLY BT B. M.

PBNDAR- VMJ Corn, per Cento, Polnloen, per bu 45 J' Mutter, per Kggisperdoi IS. tJlrlh UK Chlckeni, per doe 1 1.B0 12.00 Want Your Hons. lam paying the highest market price for hogs every day In the week. Do not sell until you see me. R.

HUTCIIIN80N, Republican City, Neb. STATE. Governor, John A. Martin. Lt.

Governor, A. P. Biddle. Secretary, E. B.

Allen. Auditor, E. P. MeGabe, Treasurer, S. T.

Howe. Supt. Public Instruction, J. H. Lawliead.

Attorney General, 8. B. Bradford. State Printer, T. D.

Thacher. Beo'y State Board of Agriculture, 'William Sims; Sec'y State Historical Society, P. G. Adams. Bup't Insurance, R.

B. Morris. State A. B. Campbell, Chief Justice, A.

H. Horlon. Assstant Justice, W. A. Johnston.

Railroad Commissioners, L. L. Turner, James Humphrey and Aluierin Gillette. COUNTY, Clerk, S. J.

Hartman. TreRSurer, D. L. Smith, Sheriff, C. McGuire.

Register of Deeds, B. E. Morgan, Surveyor, W. B. Stubert.

trobate Judge, H. C. Spaulding. Judge of 17th, judicial Dis't, L. K.

Pritt. District Attorney, Geo. W. Stinson. Bup't Publio Instructions, J.

H. Youu3 Clerk Dis't court, J. M. Sallee. Centner, 1.

Milcy. COMMISSIONERS. 1st, District, W. D. Covington, 2d, District, A.

McDowell. Si. District, M. Bishop. WOODRUFF.

Mr Saule, Justice of the Peace. James H. Hill, Justice of the Koal Goodrich, Constable. GRANITE Frank Finley, Trustee, Wm. Stanly, Lyman Pickle, Clerk.

Frank Finley, Assessor. MAIL 1. Mail from east over B. K. S.

W. arrives here at 10 p. m. From the west at 6 45 a. m.

From Phillpsburg by stage al 7 o'clock on Mondays and Fridays of each week. OFFICE HOURS, From 7 o'clock a. m. to 9 o'clock p. m.

Run-day from 2 to i p. m. No register business Iran-acted on Sunday. James H. Hill, P.

M. CHURCII METHODIST Preaching every IT70 vrisa at 10 o'clock. Rev. Thomas Lawsok, SUNDAY SCHOOL. Exaday school every Sunday at 10 o'clock T.

J. Fee, Superintends" BUISSTESS CARDS. H. niLL, Justice of the Peaso and Notary Public. Land, Loan and Collecting ogeney Beariilcnsea Promptly made, Corrispoudauce sollicted.

A. DE VOLT, a Contractor and Builder, WOODRIFF, KA.V. Estimates on all classes of carpenter work cherrfully furnished, Contract work a specialty, and satisfaction "YyM. STANLEY, Blacksmith and Farrier All work promptly and satisfactorily attended to. C.

HALL, JR. Physician and burgeon, Has located at CHOW, For the practice of Medicine and the treatment of Acute and Chronic Diseases. Special attention given to the treatment of the diseases of Females. Gradcatb of University of New York Cily, Bellevue and Charity Hospitals. BEECHLEIi, M.

D. and D. p. S. TEETH GOLD rrr gleaning AND Extracting With SILVER Mill Fillings.

Dispatch. Those in need of his professional services wiU please call early. Gvod Work at Reasonable Prices, I em the Inventor nnd patentee of "Dr. Beech let's Patent Process" for extracting teeth without pain, and no danger connected, No obnox-loun drugs or medicines. No gases.

No to till anesthesia. Entirely New. Jtixtout. AjpThose wishing can call at the residence, Kast Furnas street, fur the pmnnt, and work van be done at their homes.without extra charge. DEMPSTER, at Law, REPUBLICAN CITY, MB.

CoMectloiis specialty. il atle Hlon 1 tven to all biiiinc: MAIL AND PASSENGER: Soing East No. 6:45 Going West No. 79 1 57 am ACCOMMODATION Going East Arrives 7 35 a Goilig West Arrives .........1150 a No 40 connects with No at Hastings for Omaha nnd the east. No 40 at Red Cloud for Atchison and Kansas City, and No 39 at Republican City for Denver.

C. S. PRATER. Agent, -DEALER 117 DRUGS. Patent Medicines PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES, BRUSHES, TOILET GOODS, BOOKS.

STATIONERY, Prescriptions carefully compound-id by a competent pharmacist. J. D. CHEADLE, -DSSALZ33 IN General Hartere TINWARE, PUMPS, ETC. WOODRUFF, KANSAS.

$100,000. To loan on Real Estate in Philips Kansas. Money furnished immediately. No abstracts sent east for appoval. Call on, PENDABVI8, Woodruff, Kansas.

SfTB0Rxruns no Jew store. The days are growing decidedly shorter. Meals from 25 to 50 cents at Parr's restaurant. Mb. Averill has moved his fam ily into town.

Sanborn has no shelf worn or second-hand goods. Frank Payser is carrying the mail to Phillipsburg now. Sanborn's is the place to buy your Dry Goods and Groceries. Miss Laura Par is at the Dodd House, in Republican City. Mr.

Fifield the fine 6tock dealer, of Norton, was ir town this week. We have some very valuable farms for sale. sea us and get prices. Miss Duncan and Mr. Young, of Bepublican City, were In Woodruff Sunday.

Geo. A. Baker, our fashionable barber, went to Almena last Saturday night. L. P.

Emery has moved his family into the old Woodruff House, in south Woodruff. Ed. Pendarvis and family went east to 111., on a visit to be absent for about a month, Mr. Pendarvis' new house is nearing completion, and it will be a daisy when)done It. C.

Houlahan went to Republican City on last Wednesday morn ing train and returned at noon. Mb. Thompson, a lawyer from Alma, was in Woodruff, last Monday. He was 'accompanied by his wife. Wm.

Parr wishes to inform the public that he is ready to keep boarders by the day or week. Give him a trial. Mr. Pendarvis says he does not mind to work himself, but he hates to see good looking men working hard'every day. The trial of James Grimes vs John W.

Stevens was taken from justice Hill's docket to that of jusitce Gipe on a change of venue. Mr. BoxFOExis doing some good work on the approches to our new Mr. Bonfoey is the. right man in the right place.

David Gipe has bought the lum ber for a house 16x28, with a wing 12 xl2. He will use the small room for a butcher shop and live in the other. David Gipe's new house is loom ing up and will be a good 'one when done. Dave is a rustler and when he undertakes anything it has to move. The Lumber Co.

has built a large coal shed and have coal, on hand now. So those wishing to use coal can now get it, and of a good quality. R. M. Pendarvis has commenced the erection of large corn cribs.

He expects to buy several thousand bushels and will pay the very highest price. R. M. Pendarvis has just received a large and elegant line of ladies dress goods of the very latest styles, which will be sold cheap. Call and see them.

W. K. Dye had his four-year-old iron grey stallion in town a few days ago. He is as fine a horse as we have Been, In fact, Mr. Dye does not keep any but No.

1 horses. John R. Kennedy, of Orleans, was a pleasant caller at these headquarters this week. He has a farm near here which he wants' us to sell for him. Anyone wishing a good farm please call on or address us for particulars.

W. K. Dye came into our ofilce and laid down a great big dollar of the daddy notoriety. Mr. Dye is Just such a man as we like to see, he always pays for his paper.

Such wen will prosper, grow rich and die happy. Who will be the next After election we expect to give more attention to tlio paper. Of late our time has been considerably taken J. W. Pickels, the photographer, removed to Holdrege, Monday.

A certain young gentleman's photographs are in demand at pres ent among the fair sex. J. F. Gilbert andlwife attended the hop at Bloomington Tuesday night, and report avingji splendid time. Mr.

and Mrs. T. O. Bowles, of Bird City, are here on a visit to the parents of Mrs. T.

Forker. Sunday evening was halloween and the boys gave our merchants a reminder of it in the way of barricading doors, changing signs, etc. Miss Clara Ensminger who has been the guest.of S. I. Harvey and family the pastjtwoweeksreturned to Hastings Wednesday morning.

iley, the plasterer, is at work this week on the depot eating house, which, when completed, will be second to no boarding place in the city. J. F. Kelley desires to announce that he is still in the field and intends to have his share of the stock, if fair dealing and good prices will get them. Rich treat.

Course of lectures. Some of the best talent in the state. Tickets will soon be out. Full announcements then. Pastor, M.E.

Church. Frank Jones, of Walla, was in the city Thursday and made the Demo crat office a pleasant call. Mr. Jones will soon leave for Taraponis, Idaho. The best wishes of the Democrat go with Services at the Methodist church next Sabbath as usnal, 11 a.

in. and 7 p. m. The pastor will occupy the pulpit and will commence a series of revival meetings on Sunday evening All are invited. Republican City is soon to have a brass band so we are informed by good authority.

This is something that is badly needed here andvould be of great benefit to our city. Let the good work go on. The plasterers are at work on P. J. Dempster's new ell and upper story.

The improvement in the appearance of these premises'is doubled and P. J. will have a home on its comple tion unsurpassed for comfort in the county. Poor bought a couple of pigs Sat urday and he is sitting'up nights to watch them'grow. We shall expect to see Poor advertising a special brand of Poland China's over his mark in the near future at the usual discount for C.

O. D. Burtch-Zumro. Married at the residence of the bride's parents in this city Wednesday evening, Nov. 8, A.

T. Burtch, of Orleans and Miss OraZumro of this city. Here goes our old shoe after them for future happiness and properity. The passbooks for the Building and Loan Association were placed in the hands of the stockholders Monday. The Democrat office takes especial pride in calling the attention of business men to this sample of printing and binding the -work entire of our job department.

THERiPno question but that there is more buildings in process of erection iu Republican City than in any town in the valley. Among the number three bricks are being finished up in modern style. The city is moving gracefully to the front, and why shouldn't she Platonian. -The Platonian Literary Society met Eriday evening in College Hall. An admission fee of ten cents was charged and the house was crowded.

The program consisted of declamations, dialogues, which were delivered in first claps stylo by.the young orators. J. aston offers the depot restaurant for sale owing to illness in the family. There is no better stand in the city for the business, and the house is enjoying a patronage limited only to its capacity. This is an excellent opening for some wide awake party who desires to engage in.

such business. Communications may be addressed to this office. R. D. Logan has opened a Coal yard at 'the B.

AM. depot. Order your winter's Bupply. For Clerks of Election, E. Whitney, 60.

B. F. Cady, 58. H. Travis, 20.

J. W. Vance, 5. Dawson, 5. Meracle, 3.

Road Supervisor, Dist. 43, A. Ralton, 1. 1, R. Mason, 20.

42, J. Muir, 1. 43, J. M. Cramer, 8.

1, D. A. Brown, 52, 42, A. C. 1, H.

A. Travis, 45. County Supervisors, Republican City Twp. J. D.

Smith. Mullally Twp. Joseph Snyder. Turkey Creek Twp. J.

J. D. Seick. Antelope Twp. Allen Elliott.

Prario Dog Thomas Harlan. Alma Twp. B. C. Oyler.

Washington Twp. John A. Gibson. Scandianavia A. A.

Linstrom. Lewisburg Twp. Theo. Schrack. Orleans Twp.

L. H. Kent. Reuben Samuel McNees. Albany Geo.

H. Cleaver. LEW1SBU1CG LOCALS. Corn husking and pumpkin shucking are the pastimes at present. Miss Maggie Stanley, of Wood ruff, was the guest of Miss Susie Houghton Sunday.

Mrs. F. Pendarvis has been seri ously ill the past tfeek, but is some what improved at this writing. Fearing our correspondence may be too late we will not wait for the election returns, but will give them next week. Messrs.

Pepper and Hanson re turned from the goose-hunt Wednesday. They were out two weeks and slaughtered 117 geese. G. W. Joyce has been having his buggy re-painted, varnished and cushioned.

George now has as fine a turnout as anyone in the country. Dan Averill and family moved to Woodruff last week. They occu py the new residence lately, erected there by Mr. A. Success attena them.

Georsre Rifenburg was at Long Island Thursday and Friday of last week. Rifenburg mills turn out good flour and it keeps George pretty busy filling orders. Ye scribe took in the sights at Ttenublican City Saturday and Sun day. Wt also attended the Platonian Literary entertainment, which was, for a school exhibition, excellent. The pupils do credit to Professor Bryant's training.

L. P. Emery and family have Moated in Woodruff. Although we are sorry to lose them we wish them all possible success in their new home. Tvnoa Trta TCmerv will board on this side the line, however, until this term of school is oyer.

The following Is the monthly report of Lewisburg school No. en-wiitori 2. males 12. females 10. Av erage attendance, males 19, females 17, total 14.

Below are me names ui those not absent during the month Laura Rifenburg, Hattle Pepper, Grade Miller, John Riley. Belle Duncan, Treacher..

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1886-1887