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Natrona County Tribune (Newspaper) - June 15, 1905, Casper, Wyoming A COUNTY VOLUME JUNK 15, 19OB. NUMBER 8. I Casper Cigar factory CURRAN Proprietors Manufacturers aod Wholesale Dealers in i I FINE HAVANA CIGARS ill Made Especially to Salt Wyoming Trade i The Elkhorn Saloon jt The Leading Saloon in Casper If Carries a Large Stock of the I Best and All Liquors Cigars of the Finest Grades Good Quality of Goods Makes Good LONG JACK'S PLACE ft 1 E P. and put of the C Night from A. FRANCIS Physician and ill attended or Office fint door North of Varan Hotel Physician and Surgeon on second Boor in Townaend R. M. D. and Surgeon Attention to general middle ear note ana floor f hem 2ll Horw ttr the Following is a list ot tbe races and purses for tbe horse Pacing to be held la Casper on the 4th and 5tb of at our big JULY One-half mile and repeat running two hundred dollars Free for five to enter three to First one hundred twenty-five mile daib running rack one for five to enter and thpM First ninety thirty twenty Wild horse fifty Free for no entrance First twenty-five fifteen running one-half mile fifty Free for five to enter and three to First twenty-five fifteen ten First half of tbe bucking prize seventy-five dollar JULY Cowboy running one-half All Five to enter and three to fifty First twenty-five fifteen Relay race for cow ponys Two Four horses to the Change every half one First sixty fifteen Five to enter and three to Half mile Free for all Five to enter and three to one hundred fifty First ninety forty twenty Boy's pony For boys under years of to be ridden by tan First five three third two s. Second half bucking Entrance 10 per of purses Will at a interstate Irrigating ex- tending through Wyoming and into Nebraska and now in course of con- will be the longest in the United The canal will be 140 miles stated F. H. chief engineer of the United states tion bureau during a short visit to a representative of the Omaha In that city last Mr. Newell is making a general tour of the states and territories in which irrigation is a vital From Omaha he proceeded to Denver Continuing on the subject of the North Plane river Mr. has been that acres of land will be reclaimed by this great and the secretary of the interior has set aside from the reclamation fund for tbe com- of this groat Aslae from the work of reclamation the nal will serve to prevent the annual floods that occur in tbe territory About one and a half million acre feet is the estimate annual dis- charge of the North and It Is expected tho reservoir will be able to conserve tbe flood and surplus waters for the entire The reservoir will be three below the mouth of the Sweetwater and In solid The land owners in that part of tbe country to be irrigated have formed tbe North Platte Valley Water no owner being allowed to Irrigate more than 160 the purpose being to do the most good to the greatest number and to fill up tbe land with bona fide An assessment of 12 an acre is made and ten years is allowed to make the payment for the water Mr. Newell views the present work of Irrigating the arid lands of the west as a grand work and the tune is not far distant when tbe of Nebraska and Wyoming will som as tbe Coincide Southern A work train with a lare number of men is at work on the Cheyenne Northern making material ments in the roadbed between enne and Grin Cuts and fills are being widened out and tbe rack placed In first class condition A pile driver is also at work im- proving anil strengthening bridges at various points along the line and Ing in a new bridge on Horseshoe which was carried away a few weeks ago by a A structure was built at that time so that trains be handled over the Death of Mrs. Mrs Fannie wife of James the engineer on the freight running between Casper and died last Thursday after a Angering illness from tuberculosis of The funeral services were held at the Catholic church on Friday Rev. Father Bryant officiat After tbe services the remains wei e escorted to Highland cemetery by tires and friends where they were laid to Mrs. McKeen leaves a husband and three two boys and a the oldest being ten to Bourn her untimely The Lady Quite a number of ladles met at Odd Fellows hall on Monday evening for the purpose of organizing the lancers to participate in tho Fourth of July which will be one of the main features of the tbe following officers being Mrs. F. J. Miss Bertha first Mrs. H. G. second zie first Miss Ethel second Mils Myrtle There were about thirty ladies and all seemed enthusiastic over this special feature of tbe Messrs. R. J. Allen and W. Hobbs are drilling the Following is a list of those who have signified a willingness to Mesdames Roy Misses Clara and aid Button Lost Saturday in Jackson's Hole a bloody battle occurred between a gang of cattle rustlers and a number of stock In which four of tbe rustlers and two of the stockmen were The rustlers had rounded up about ninety head of fine steers and lad started toward the most favorable railroad the intention being to gather more cattle en The men to whom the cattle belonged organized a posse and pursued the and was a running fight for sixty miles Besides tbe killing of six a number of horses were killed during the five being shot down in one spot The it is in ing the cattle which he outlaws were attempting to drive away Salaries Several postmasters in Wyoming have had an increase in their as follows to a to 700 a Jreen 11, 000 to 100 a The salary of the postmaster at toga has been decreased from to a year The of the Interior has an- that he has awarded the con- tracts for construction forty-five miles of the North Platte canal ern Wyoming and western Nebraska as follows Robinson 1, 2, 6, 1, 9, and 10, Griffith oi Co division 4, Orman Colo division 5 647: James division 8, under these contracts Is to begin as soon as the can be gotten on the The canal work is divided into and bids were received The total cost of the construction being This canal will be an extension of the work already being done along the bonk ot tbe North Platte river In Wyoming and will complete tbe work of the reclamation service on that side of the Later bids will be asked for the construction of the great canal on the south side of the river to reclaim what il known as Hole Guy Burgon on Tuesday found the saddle Ed Loe stole from at tbe same time be stole the Misters horse and rode out of the Tbe saddle was bid In a gulch just east of the but the blanket und bridle he took witb tbe outfit are still The horse returned home a tew days after it bad been On Tuesday Sheriff Webb captured Red a notorious horse who is badly wanted in and for the capture iff Webb will receive a reward of The sheriff from Glasgow Is now on his way to Casper and will take Carthy back home with Awarded Railroad Word was received in Casper from Chicago stating patrick Bros. Collins had been av arded tbe contract for the building of 104 miles of railroad for the cago Northwestern Railroad com- the new track being from per to the Wind River Work on the extension will bo com- at once One thousand two-color Fourth of July bills were gotten out by the TRIBUNE last and by this time are scattered in at least fifty different towns on all sides of Tbe bills are very and we have received many compliments on account of the neatness and good of the There were virtually five colors on the which beautifully blended the work being done with one impression on our big cylinder power This the first time a of this kind bas ever been gotten out in a Central r REDUCTION IN SUMMER Owing to the lateness of the season we have de- to give a 10 per cent. Reduction on all our Summer Dress Dotted White Waisting We have a large variety of all these goods and would be pleased to show them to Now is the time to get your summer dresses for the 4th of July Samples sent on The Richards Cunningham Company Stores at Casper and Wolton
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