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The' Nephi Record. Nephi City, Utah, Friday, February 26, 1904. Vol. 15. - I Our New Spring Goods are now arriving daily. In a few days our lines will be complete with Growing Ranch spring, so that we can supply all your wants. We have just received a big lot of the newest g I $ S I Zephyr patterns a lot also Ginghams, of Ladies' Sun Bon- nets. Call and see us. Our prices are always the lowest for good goods. One price to all Lcvan Locals. Fifty-Sixt-h A missionery benefit ball was given hero last week for Elder Mangclson (now laboring in the s Danish Mission) under the of the Seventies quoruma splendid turn out and a good jolly sociable feeling mado for' good success. Our school teachers all leave this week to attend teachers at Eureka. They will no doubt return, brimfull from tho fountain of knowledge. Boys and girls of school age preparo for something new; for our teachers aro a sturdy lot. In the last issue of the record reference was made in tho Levan Column to a rabbitt hunt and the article was written by some one aus-picie- Chas. Foote& Sons i ! in-stu- Wedding Anniversary. A most sociable and pleasant gathering of relatives and friends was had at the home of Pres. and Mrs. Charles Sperry Tuesday evening the occasion being the celebration or the hity-sixtof their weeding. anniversary I'res. Sporry held the company spell bound re lating incidents of his early life, which touched the hearts of the listeners as they were carried of pleasure and hardships, back over the and sorrow, particularly when ho mentioned joys the death of his mother from exposure after being driven from Nauvoo and hr burial on the western part of Iowa then but a wilderness. Mr. Harrison Sperry also spoke of their early history and concluded by relating some humorous incidents of their boyhood days which created a great deal of amusement. Mr. and Mrs Sperry were the center of attraction especially when it came to tiping the light fantastic to the sweet strains of music, in the French Four and other old time dances, they surprised the company by their youthful antic agility. Other amusements were singing,(when Mollies hweet voice was heard to good advantage) and sweet music which the sperrys are so noted for was part of the evenings program. The writer was much attracted with the wonderful musical ability shown by the nine year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. II. Sperry of Mantf. One of the special feitures of the program was the sumptious spread consisting of the bounties of the earth which Mas enjoved by the Co guests. Shot tly after midnight the celebration closed with hearty congratulation and expres-ioof joy and satisfaction they had had in gathering together on such an occasion. Among those present, losides Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Sperry, were Mrs. Lena Sperry, five childh n nxt wj we J. L. Itroo'rfM iIHAMONI)4 Ja. (?. HiiTgf iivjn up-to-da- (;(. (Jaioford John Xiou4-MON Jom j.b MLYKil JVMl An Early Riser. A strong, healthy, active corati-tu- t ion depend largely on the condition of the Ijver. The famoiM lit tl pills known a PeWitt' Little Early l'.iiers not only cleans the jjalem but they Mtrengthen the action of the liver and rtbuiM the !iportinfj that organ, aro t uny to never they gri and jet they to jrodtice certain absolutely eults (at are ratisAictory in caer. &h by all lruggUi3. Krly Khera i The Eig Slcrc with Little Pr ices. Xt Peter Morteoi?o. Excelsior Mercantile Company I 4 I Hyde & Whitmore Co. f During the past six years they have paid out for wages from $0,000 to $10,000 each hear. In thig time they have built thirty miles of fence, ten mi'es of ca nal, broke up COO acres of Land, sown JlOo acres of alfalfa and drained 700 acres of swamp lands. In 1903 $1,000 ws expended driving for artesian water on high ground where Mr. McCune intends to build u handsome residence. This venture was hardly as successful as Mr. McCune hah hoped it would be, but he is satisfied that plenty of water will be had at greater depth. The railroad runs four miles on this farm with two switches facilitating the handling and ship ping of wlmt is produced. Mo:t of the water is secured from a reservoir known as Chicken Creek Lake and during the past years of shortage of water they have not been handicapped for irrigation as has been tho case almost everywhere in the State. They have under lease 1,500 acres of mountain range in Juab county for summer use. Coming. Corbin and Baxter, the well known Specialist and Opticians of Salt Lake City and Denver, will be at Whittaker hotel to establish a permanent branch office, two days at Nephi every six weeks, commencing Tuesday and Wednesday, March 1st and 2d ONLY'. Eye examined free. Headache and Neuralgia cured. Glasses fitted by the most methods. Don't forget the dates. up-to-dat- e A Question for School Children. acres. of which arc under cultivation and 0 o acres more will come, under ianals which arc be3 ing built this spring. There is ample water to irrigate fully 2.000 acres, if economically used. The balance of the r.uich is all valuable pisture lat.d. The en- S tire tract is enclosed by fence about forty miles all told, and covering the water ns it does, 1 th ? value of tho ranch Is greatly enhanced by tho large scope cf 5 outside range controlod. An idea as to the magnitude of the business done on this ranch may b gained by a glance at the following figures covering a f:nv of the chief products: In KJ0.1 2 Mr. McCune put up 1500 tons of g hay, and thelucorn sed for the'w year brought f!.f.'H) cash. There an- now head of e it lie on the J head of g"Hdji ranch; also young horses, L'.'on h,id of sheep $ iar;st of which are ar-- p ire bred J Uitnibouilet and purine from head of ruLis for sahj 40j to 1,100 Willi Tinder 11 II. Oiborti Luke Hickman LKVAN Hofhwos Andrew l.'ouiet Pttr Cliiis i'oulscn titis tie WW safe s Honolulu and Hongkong are nearly in the same latitude. In going from Hongkong to Honolulu by the shortest route, would a ship sail due east along the same parallel of latitude? If not, why not? became interested the ranch Wo will publish the first correct answ-c- r received. consisted of 1WM acres, Moacres Do not fail to sign your mine. ,of which was under cultivation, the entire tract being operated as a horse ranch. At tho present time it contains 4,:j0 r MfltDiion te h I I at let-o- Rubfo Cartfr nounce that we have just received a new assortment of Percales, Calicos and Amt-icaShirtings, in all prices and colors. Call and sec them before pure ha? ing elsewhere. Our lino of Spring Dress Goods have arrived and wo invite you to cornw and inspect them. Wo are now prepared to saow you a nice lino of Skirts for Ladies and Misses. As a ranch it ! CJeo. M, an- has, of necessity, been followed throughout the past part of the present age and will bo continued to the end. Without it all other industries would necessa rily perish, cities would languish and nations crumble As every thing is dependent upon the farmer, we naturally aro all interested in the farm, and we feel that a siort description, whichlhas be&u suggested by the writer's ramble in quest of ducks over one of the largest ranches in this section, would not be out of place. We have reference to We doubt tho McCune ranch. if many conceive the full measure of its progress and what has been accomplished in the matter of it production and advancement during recent years. It is a real ranch in the strict frense of the word, and one of the few which bids fair to survive tho encroachment of tho Ameri can farm. Still on s. to my that it compares favora bly, jn reJatlVe production, with any of its kind. iJuring recent years this ranch has been rapidly growing, both in extent and production, new ditches have been built and large areas of List of Jurors. swamp fands have been drained and rendered tillable. A few Judge Marioneaux has issued a venire for jurors for this years hence, at tho same rate of county returnable March 'A, 11H34 progress, it will certainly be an at 1 1 o'clock a. m. The list is as ideal place, and a source of abun dant revenue for its propriefollows: tors. Kt'IlKKA. The foundation of the place GusVirtlo Kphr.ilri KrUl.y was laid in the WTs bv A. W. LornzS. Allcockl. 1J. Darton N. I. Krecit Joseph ISro.idhtiul McCuno and W. P. Head, of Salt L. Kuelleob.'ick AuiT. W, Sohmi.lt Lake City, who bought and conIsaac Hubbard J. J. llnrpvr solidated a number of homeHrnoka 8ulr McKe. Hugo t'pi Izin Some years later Geo. steads. Rihn II. K. litnton r. J. Frniiki W. T. Pr nuls and T. M. McCune purchased a llrnry Dkkuuin. one third interest, since which KEI'III. time the ranch has been operaV. E. CandUod Joseph Liodhart ted under tho management of Tlioa. II. Iiurton Win. Andrew the former. The success of this D. All.rd (Jus Henriod Henry Jaa. L. Helitston ltobt Pyper management is best evidenced T. A. Kwt H'. ikiab Cnrwr by the progress of the ranch. Jeo. Teadi! John CVeman At tho time the McCune Bros, Kvan Harris Cbnn. A. 1UM W. S. LctJiinon MAMMOTH V. M. Oillple I'ratuer To all the ladies who are anticipating the pleasure of attending te I else than the undersigned. will say in justice of the losing side (tho married men) that they have some cause to complain as nil concerned admit that tho rules were not strictly adhered to. FRANKLYN CHRISTIANSEN. - tha Cilic i Bill ALE i. in x 5 5' 4 Non-producer- all the new things for $ ren of Mr. and Mrs C II. Sperry K. Black and A u Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mrs. J. family, Sperry and D. Miss Mrs. Miller, E, family, Luella Miller, Mr. and Mrs. One of Our Productive Enter Edwin Booth and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Elison of this city. Mr. prises which Is Less and Mrs. Harrison Sperry, Mrs. Heard of than Many Abbott and daughter Minsft C. E.Mrs. W. C. Wheeler and nie, and Mrs. Anna Hodges S family, Lake of Salt TliC occupation of fanning may St City, Mr. and Mrs. M M. II. Sperry and family ofo not bo as old as time but it is . ft Manti and Mrs Amanda Breed safe to say that it had its begin ft of La Harper 111. a daughter of ning with human life, and of all ft the late J ohn Sperry who was the vocations it is the jirimo esit the eldest of the Sperry sential of human existence. It ft No. 9. Lit act, are re- - nil i I - j ; Coutty Commissioner McCune transacted business in Salt Lake :,) each vr at. City this week. i II that we are giving Coupons to those who trade with us, and they arc going to get some beau- - tifuland useful prizes. Tho i $5oO Piano heads the list with f2 oth- cr prizes following, making a to-tal suin of $1,001.00 in all. Are you going to be one among the number who will have chan- ces in the GRAND PUIZE OIV-- J ING? If you are not already you should be, as we guarantee to sell you the same goods as low as tho lowest and give you tho chance of get it g some useful tides besides. If you .rill follow the foot- sicps in your neignoors iney win leau you to tho -- Excelsior Mercantile Company Tlu Big Store with Littl; Priics. .