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Natrona County Tribune (Newspaper) - June 15, 1905, Casper, Wyoming A COUNTY TRIBUNE. VOLUME XV. CASPER, NATBONA OQOftTY, WYOMING, JUNK 15, 19OB. NUMBER 8. I Casper Cigar factory CURRAN ANSON, Proprietors Manufacturers aod Wholesale Dealers in i I FINE HAVANA CIGARS ill tfc larGoofls 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 Whiskey, Brandy, Wines, and All Liquors Cigars of the Finest Grades Good Quality of Goods Makes Good Customers. LONG JACK'S PLACE ft 1 QR. E P. ROHRBAUCH, Pftyplclan and Surgeon, Offiaj Mconddoor put of the C Night from rMlttenon. QR. A. FRANCIS HOFF, Physician and Surgeon, UAflPXft. WlOMIHO. ill dlli attended or nlph Office fint door North of Varan Hotel QR.T.A.OEAN Physician and Surgeon on second Boor in Townaend bnildiog Cmxr. Wyoming. R. WILSON, M. D. Phyolclan and Surgeon irfr Attention irfren to general middle ear treatment, note ana throat. riecond floor Tovnwnd Building. Cwper. f hem 2ll Horw Riclif ttr the focrtk. Following is a list ot tbe races and purses for tbe horse Pacing to be held la Casper on the 4th and 5tb of July, at our big celebration: JULY FOCRTH. One-half mile and repeat running race, purse, two hundred dollars Free for all; five to enter three to start. First money, one hundred twenty-five dollars; second, (ifty dol- lars; third, twenty-flte dollari. .Quarter mile daib running rack purse, one hundredfortydollari. Prfle for all; five to enter and thpM itart. First monny, ninety second, thirty dollars; third, twenty dollars. Wild horse race, ptirie', fifty dollars. Free for all; no entrance fee. First money, twenty-five dollars; sec- ond, fifteen dollars; third, Ladies' running race, one-half mile dash; purse, fifty Free for all; five to enter and three to .start. First money, twenty-five sec- ond, fifteen dollars; third, ten dollars. First half of tbe bucking contest, prize seventy-five dollar saddle. JULY FIFTH. Cowboy running race, one-half mile. All race-horses barred. Five to enter and three to start. Purse, fifty dol- lars. First money, twenty-five dol- lars; second, fifteen dollars; third, ten. dollars. Relay race for cow ponys only. Two miles. Four horses to the string. Change every half mile. Purse, one lundred dollars. First money, sixty dollars, second, twenty-filve dollsra; third, fifteen dollars. Five to enter and three to start. Half mile dash. Free for all Five to enter and three to start. Purse, one hundred fifty dollars. First money, ninety dollars; second, forty dollars, third, twenty dollars. Boy's pony race. For boys under 'ourteen years of age. Horees to be ridden by owners. Purse, tan dol- lars. First money, five dollars; sec- ond, three dollars; third two dollai s. Second half of" bucking contest. Entrance fee, 10 per cent, of purses Will BhufHi at a Rote. "The interstate Irrigating canal, ex- tending through Wyoming and into Nebraska and now in course of con- struction, will be the longest in the United States. The canal will be 140 miles stated F. H. Newell, chief engineer of the United states reclama- tion bureau during a short visit to a representative of the Omaha Bee, In that city last week. Mr. Newell is making a general tour of the states and territories in which irrigation is a vital consideration. From Omaha he proceeded to Denver Continuing on the subject of the North Plane river canal, Mr. Newel] aatd' "It has been estlmatled that acres of land will be reclaimed by this great project, and the secretary of the interior has set aside from the reclamation fund for tbe com- pletion of this groat work, Aslae from the work of reclamation the ca- nal will serve to prevent the annual floods that occur in tbe territory tap- ped. About one and a half million acre feet is the estimate annual dis- charge of the North Platte, and It Is expected tho reservoir will be able to conserve tbe flood and surplus waters for the entire year. The reservoir will be plaoed three below the mouth of the Sweetwater and In solid rock. The land owners in that part of tbe country to be irrigated have formed tbe North Platte Valley Water Users' Association, no owner being allowed to Irrigate more than 160 acies, the purpose being to do the most good to the greatest number and to fill up tbe land with bona fide set- tlers. An assessment of 12 an acre is made and ten years is allowed to make the payment for the water right." Mr. Newell views the present work of Irrigating the arid lands of the west as a grand work and belelves the tune is not far distant when tbe "deserts" of Nebraska and Wyoming will blos- som as tbe rose. Coincide (Ml Southern A work train with a lare number of men is at work on the Cheyenne Northern making material improve- ments in the roadbed between Chey- enne and Grin Junction. 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 put- Ing in a new bridge on Horseshoe creek, which was carried away a few weeks ago by a clouburst. A tempor- structure was built at that time so that trains eould be handled over the creek. _______________ Death of Mrs. McKeen. Mrs Fannie McKeen, wife of James McKeen, the engineer on the freight running between Casper and Douglas, died last Thursday morning, after a Angering illness from tuberculosis of :he lungs. The funeral services were held at the Catholic church on Friday morning, Rev. Father Bryant officiat ing. After tbe services the remains wei e escorted to Highland cemetery by rela-1 tires and friends where they were laid to rest. Mrs. McKeen leaves a husband and three children, two boys and a ;irl, the oldest being ten years, to Bourn her untimely death. The Lady iaoeeri Quite a number of ladles met at Odd Fellows hall on Monday evening for the purpose of organizing the lancers club, to participate in tho Fourth of July parade, which will be one of the main features of the procession, tbe following officers being elected: Mrs. F. J. Sturgeon, captain; Miss Bertha Imhoff, first lieutenant; Mrs. H. G. Duhllng, second lieutenant; Mlsi Liz- zie McDonald, first sergeant; Miss Ethel Sveudsen, second sergeant; Mils Myrtle Jones, guldcon. There were about thirty ladies present, and all seemed enthusiastic over this special feature of tbe parade. Messrs. R. J. Allen and W. L, Hobbs are drilling the ladies. Following is a list of those who have signified a willingness to participate: Mesdames Curran, Duhllng, Sturgeon, Shaffnsr, Vaughn, Walsh, Wm. Jones, Roy Hall, Tripp, Rogers, Misses Hamlln, McDonald, Rowe, Evans, Haygood, Imhoff, Svendsen, Jones, Scherck, McGratb, Rice, Starks, Clara Jones, Dickie, Bucknum, Peterson, McDermotl, and Adams. __ Cittlemeo aid Button Fight. Lost Saturday in Jackson's Hole a bloody battle occurred between a gang of cattle rustlers and a number of stock owners, In which four of tbe rustlers and two of the stockmen were cilled. The rustlers had rounded up about ninety head of fine steers and lad started toward the most favorable railroad point, the intention being to gather more cattle en route. The men to whom the cattle belonged organized a posse and pursued the outlaws, and .here was a running fight for sixty miles Besides tbe killing of six men, a number of horses were killed during the fight, five being shot down in one spot The ranchers, it is reported, suc- ceeded in recovei ing the cattle which he outlaws were attempting to drive away Postmaster'! Salaries Increased. Several postmasters in Wyoming have had an increase in their salaries, as follows Buffalo, to a year. Casper, to tl, 700 a year. Jreen River, 11, 000 to SI, 100 a year. The salary of the postmaster at Sara- toga has been decreased from to a year The secetary of the Interior has an- nounced that he has awarded the con- tracts for construction o( forty-five miles of the North Platte canal ineast- ern Wyoming and western Nebraska as follows Robinson Manley, St, Louis, div- ision 1, 2, 6, 1, 9, and 10, Griffith oi MoDermont, Chicago, div- isions, DeadwondConstructlon Co division 4, Orman Crook, Pueblo, Colo division 5 647: James O'Conner, Morgantown, Ind., division 8, Wo-k under these contracts Is to begin as soon as the can be gotten on the ground. The canal work is divided into sections, and bids were received Individually. 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 stream. 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 Gosben Hole country. Guy Burgon on Tuesday found the saddle (that Ed Loe stole from Wm. Mieterc at tbe same time be stole the Misters horse and rode out of the country. Tbe saddle was bid In a gulch just east of the cemetery, but the blanket und bridle he took witb tbe outfit are still missing. The horse returned home a tew days after it bad been stolen. CniiBt Thief. On Tuesday Sheriff Webb captured Red McCarthy, a notorious horse thief, who is badly wanted in Glas- gow, Mont, and for the capture Sher- iff Webb will receive a reward of The sheriff from Glasgow Is now on his way to Casper and will take Mc- Carthy back home with him. KUpatrick'i Awarded Railroad CMtract. Word was received in Casper yes- terday from Chicago stating Kil- patrick Bros. Collins had been av arded tbe contract for the building of 104 miles of railroad for the Chi- cago Northwestern Railroad com- pany, the new track being from Cas- per to the Wind River reservation. Work on the extension will bo com- menced at once One thousand half-sheet, two-color Fourth of July bills were gotten out by the TRIBUNE last week, and by this time are scattered in at least fifty different towns on all sides of us. Tbe bills are very attractive, and we have received many compliments on account of the neatness and good ap- pearance of the job. There were virtually five colors on the bill, which wei-e beautifully blended together, the work being done with one impression on our big cylinder power press. This the first time a bill of this kind bas ever been gotten out in a Central Wy- oming office. Yj; r REDUCTION IN SUMMER GOUDS! Owing to the lateness of the season we have de- cided to give a 10 per cent. Reduction on all our Summer Dress Goods. Dimities, Batist, Lawns, Crepes, Voiles, Mulls, Dotted Swiss, White Waisting Goods. We have a large variety of all these goods and would be pleased to show them to you. Now is the time to get your summer dresses for the 4th of July celebration. Samples sent on request. The Richards Cunningham Company Stores at Casper and Wolton
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