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RED CLOUD CHIEF.
It V. R. R. Time TaMe
Ttkisr effect Baadajr. Mar 4tk 1879.
v :27 ilYR
r, : BLUE HILL
7 :25 COWMW
7 J6 KKD CLOUD
A :20 INAVALB
S .35 RIVERTOX
9 :10 FRANKLIN
9 OSpm BLOOMINOT0N
Trains daily, except Saadays.
A. E. Teasatia, O. W. Iloldradre
Gen. aaaaac er. EupU
CITY AND COUNTRY.
How did you like tbe circus?
Ltdie'fl ratti at Mr. Lntz'.
At prceent writing, rain is needed
The 4tb of July comci on" Friday
Extra copies of the CillEF for Bale
at tbe office, and at Duffield's store.
Doffield k Co., are selling wall paper
at reduced rates, call and get prices. 43tf
Tbe young corn looks remarkably
promising throughout tbe Republican
The Osborne Harvester received tbe
'first premium at the state fair last
Wo ar preparing a cories ef illus
trations, (wood cuts.) Excellent cam
H. S. Kaley has erected a telephone
from his office to bis residence, a dis
tance of a half mile.
Seward Garber went to Lincoln last
Friday to attend the commencement
,' -exercises at the University.
Friend Msgee, he of the "boss"
lumber yard, Las laid tbe brick founda
tion for a dwelling be proposes to rect
Buy your farm machinery of dealers
who advertise in the Chief, they will
sell you honest goods at the lowest
Andercon & Co's circus was blown
to pieces by the storm Tuesday night,
at Superior, and Bome of the animals are
We have made arrangements to en
large tbe paper, and until it can be done,
we hope our readers will excuse tho
small amount of home matter.
The local editor of tbe Lincoln Jour
nal in a recent article regarding blooded
stock, f peaks of tbo "Short horn pigs
and Berkshire cattle." Drunk as usual.
We regret that we could not be
present at tbe Masquerade sociable given
by tbo ladies at the court house last
Fjriday night. It is supposed to have
Mr. Dean of Ashland paid our city
a visit last week. He was looking up a
desirable location to establish a lumber
yard, and we understand has located at
Is a littlo matter of personal spite
of more than two years standing, a suffi
cient excuse for tbe injudicious expendi
ture of tbe public money belonging to
tbe people of this county?
S. E. Moore, of Newark Ohio, and
brother-in-law to Mr. Jury, arrived
with bis family last Friday. He will
doubtless become a permanent resident
of Bed Cloud, and engage in business
hero. - . .
Our advertising patrons have con
fiscated so much of our space that wo
are compelled to cut down on tbe quan
tity of reading matter; wo will, however,
have room to accommodato all, in a few
Miner Bros., requested us to not
forget them this week. Oh, no, we'll
mot forget them, and their hundreds of
customers do not seem to forget them
cither, judging fram tbe way they flock
to their store .every time they come to
Last Saturday was a' disagreeable,
windy, dry, dusty day. The street sprink
ler with four mules, attached drove at a
trot through the streets, back and forth,
back and forth, still the dost flew in
clouds and rendered out door exercise
anything but pleasant
We would remind the county com-
- Bussioners that the money it costs to pay
for publishing notices etc., belongs to tbe
people of this county, and when the
money is spent it should be done in a
waj that woild be satisfactory to a ma
jority of tbe people who foot the bill.
We are informed that freight is
bandied in a more careless and rough
manner on tbe R. Y. road than on any
other road in tbe state, wbicb we have
reason to believe. Braketnen will stand
in tbe car and throw packages that are
light eaoigh to admit of it, clear across
the platform into the depot.
We feel flattered, at times, by tbe
words of eaoouraieaent and praise that
are bestowed cm us in behalf of the
Chief. Thanks, gentlemen, if our hum
ble efforts bare been partially successful
in improving the paper, we are glad,
and feel encouraged to redouble our la
bors in that direction with a hope that
.in a few aore aacmths we will be able to
promt on leaders with a paper that
-will be second to none in souther
Last Monday a man fiom the coun
try filled up with bensine and let his
: team rat away with him; the team dash
ed down street to Feara's saloon where
it stopped, supposing that the driver
wanted another drink, the driver how
ever had not Made calculation on stop
ping, aad when the vehicle cam to a
sadden "halt he waafowarded some doaen
iect in advance, lighting en his muddled
utnepui and catUag a bole or two in tho
EavaS ifhicb bad tbe offect of sobering
TEE STORM KING!
Last Tuesday evening tbU section wan
vititcd by one of tbe ntoet destructive
wind and rain storms that ever passed
over this couatry since its settlesaeat by
tbe whites. About seven o'eloak n heavy
black cloud rose in the north-wart and
tbe wind inoreaixl to n gale, etends ef
duet filed the air, people who were ent
sought shelter, and by 8 o'clock ike storm
in all its fury burst upon us, lasting nbont
three quarters of an hour. A aaaabr of
bouses in Red Cloud were blown down
and a number of persons injured.
The following it as complete a list as
we are able to get, up to the time of go
ing to pre;?:
""llenry Hart, band badly hurt, and oth
erwise injured, "Dutch" Frank, hurt in
the tide; ilothcr-inlaw of F. C. Smith,
supposed to be fatally injured; Mrs. Ric
insoo, badly burned by lamp exploding;
Mr. and Mrs. Parsons, both severely in
jured; Wm. Bright, badly injured; Mrs.
C. W. Srringer and child slightly hurt;
Mother and father of J. S. Gilham both
more or less bruised; Mr. Cooper, arm
broken; F. C. Smith, arm badly injured;
Mrs. Gibbs , slightly hurt. -
The following buildings were wholly or
partially demolished: M. E. church in
lied Cloud leveled to tbe ground; Mm.
Briggs' house blown away; Joe AVaraer's
livery stable entirely demolished; roof of
the Bed Cloud hotel carried away; front
of .Sherdrs store gone; front of Putnam's
store blown out and the building badly
wrecked; front and roof of Jew clothing
store gone; Boys Home barn unroofed:
windows broke out of the front of Argus
office; front of J. G. Potter's storo torn
out; Gibbs houbc blown away; Smith's
carpenter shop gone; C. W. Springer's
house demolished; Chief office shaken
up, windows broken aad a few hun
dred pounds of type badly "pied;" roof
off Miner's residence; Sherer's bouse
off foundation; Scamman's house off
foundation; F. C. Smith's house demol
ished; windows broke out of Reed's fur
niture stoie; Sleeper's paint shop blown
down; part of tbe roof taken off Boy's
Home; roof partly off Joe Car's bil
liard hall; Mr. Beckmam house demol
ished; Perins house off foundation; Jack
son's house gone; Joo Garbers house
badly damaged: front out of McFarlands
store; plow factory blown down; Parsan's
house demolished; tbe livery stable down
by the depot and a number of houses
were blown down; Dr. Tnlleys houses,
graneries etc., suffered severely, but tho
family escaped uninjured; Brook's
house was lifted from the foundation and
moved some distance. Chimneys
were blown off of houses and minor dam
age done to a number that we have not
mentioned and some persons may bavo
becd hurt whoso names we havo been
unable to get Reports from different
points of tho county indicate that the
storm spent its fury in the immediate
vicinity of Red Cloud, as we have not
yet heard of any damage to speak of
throughout tho county. The rain north
east of here was accompanied by hail
whjch did a little damage to crops.
Y"esterday morning, after tbe storm,
dawned bright and clear, and after sur
veying the wreck for a few moments
everybody went to work to repair as far
as possible, the damage, and in a few
days the effects of tbe storm, so far as
buildings are concerned will not be
COWLSS AND SLUE HILL.
Wo propose publishing a history of
tho settlement, development and nat
ural advantages together with a busi
ness directory of tho abovo named towns.
The Cowles article will appear next
week, and that of Blue Hill, the week
following, perhaps. All who wish extra
copies will please send in their orders as
early as possible.
Joe Warner's little boy was suppos
ed to have been lost last Friday evening,
as he could not be found when night
came on. The parents were naturelv
very anxious, and as the report that tbe
child was lost, spread very rapidly, the
men gathered for the purposetof institu
ting a search, but the little fellow came
home at this juncture, whioh put a stop
te further proceedings in that direction.
had accompanied a larger boy n
Eearch of a cow, on the prairies.
Anderson's circus has come and
gone, and after a dav of amusement the
people have gone back to tbe old routine
of business. Tbe circus was as good as
they will average, but tbo concert in the
evening was, to use a common express
ion, rather thin. The distribution of
silverware by chance, at the close of the
concert was, like everything else in the
lottery line, a fraud; a few minor articles
we're, distributed among the ticket hold
ers, white the articles of real value were
disposed ef according to previous ar
rangement N. G. liddy, the enterprising gro
cery man sets forth in bis advertisement
elsewhere in this paper, the advantages
to be derived from purchasing gbodsat nis
establishment. He believes -in adver
tising as n means of uecannc n large
trade .and purchasers will always find
that they can do better by' buying their
goods of merchants who make a liberal
use of printers ink. Consult the col
umns of the CmiPand buy only of those
who are represented therein, and our
word for it yon will get better bargains
and batter, treatment -&han you will
Lest Thursday aaeraara
the name of Rantoni Sites: who
the emnloy ef Mr.-tiibs, in the capacK
of hostler, concluded that he would eV
nart for nreener nert urea, aad take
him the horse belonging to hie empleynr.
He proceeded as far aa Inland,, the. irat
station on the B. & M. eeat of Haetinna,
where he was arrested nh ' eotpiotinnnf
bang a horse thief, and brought hnct sn
Hastings. Sheriff Warren went up aad
brought him down on last Iridnj and
held him in easily nbtil Tuesday lent,
when he was bronchi hd for trial and
j bound over te appear nt the next tnrsa
of the Pistfief Court, in the ansa of
15000, ia. default of which he wan re
manded to jail.
A. A. Pope, Bed Cloud, NeV
Yours received; in reply would say
you can rely on the Osborne Self-biodtog
Harvester being the beat machine ia the
snarket. I cut 100 acres with saine ia
1878 at n coat of 25 to 30 nests ner nere
for wire; never had noy trouble what
ever. It will bind every time either
tight or loons, krgewsaaall just as yon
want. The hnnds do net interfere with
threshing in nay way. Tours truly,
5w43 W. E. Thome.
We bavo for sale the following tracts
of land near Red Cloud:
320 acres of good tillable land, 200
acres of which is under cultivation.
Running water on the land, aUo a little
timber, house, etables, etc Price
80 seres of fine land. 30 acres under
cultivation, about C miles from Red
Cloud. Price 1300. A bargain
Address, M. L Thomas,
Red Cloud, Neb.
Taken ap by tho ondefricBedliTinonSec 25.
Town 3 R&ogo 10 ia Webster Co. eb. on tha
Hta of May. on chestnut sorrel aiara cut oa
year old. AUo one dark cream mare colt wit
Ur in forehead, both brand dl on neck anber
mane. Tbe owner U notified to call, prore
property, pay charges and take them awar.
3w W. Kbakcis.
CntintT Court. Webiter Coaaty. Neb.
In tbe aiatter or tbo amplication of ilenry
Jennings and Klizabeih Jcnning alt wife, to
adopt as their own. Sarah Rowland nged four
teen yean .vuaor child of Tfaoaaa ifowland and
Mary Ko wland. now Mary uckols. It is here
by ordered that Monday, the 9tb day. of June,
A. D. 1879. bo sot apart for the heannc orad
matter. All persons interested are hereby
notified of said hearing, that they may attend
said hearing. . . . , ,
Witaais asy hand and seal of raid Coanty
Court of l'.d Cloud, this 14th Uy ot May, 1S79.
41w3 JOHN It. WILCOX, County Judge.
Mitchell k Morhart are agents for
the sale of the "Peck Patent Chimney"
which is much cheaper than chimneys
made of brick, aud are absolutbly safe.
These nhimneys are made of galvanized
iorn. No soot will collect in those chim
nnra itnnaannAntln fVio ilancrAr tf VllliM-
ings form burning out of flues is obviated.
Mitchell & Morhart, Red Cloud.
Farmer's who havo good wheat for
dale, will do well to take it to the Red
Cloud Mills, a Messrs Potter & Frisbie
will pay the highest market price for
good clean wheat. -9tf
Notice is hereby siren, that I will examine
allpenonawhoaay aeeire to offer the twelves
as candidates for tcacheia of tbe primary or
common echools of Webiter county, at lied
Cload on the irat Saturday of each saoath at
nine o'clock a. m. sharp. '
A. A. Fopi. Co.. Sapt
Five good milch cows for sale by the
undersigned, for cash or on time with
security. John Borcnzen,
2w Red Cloud.
J). M. Osborno & Co.
I reccouimend the Osborne Harvester
to any farmer wishing the best machine
in market Mine works all right
ICE! ICE!! ICE!!!
Ico delivered to any part of the city
by Evans & Clapp.
Teachers Contraots can be had by
calling on nte or by calling at the CniEF
office, Red Cloud Neb.
A. A. Pope. Co. Supt.
A Fairbanks standard 2,000 lb., scales,
in good order. Enquire at this office or
of J. Berenzcn, at tho Brewery.
Flower pots and banging baskets at
Roby s. tf
I desire Co commence herding- cattle about
the fimt of May. Well prepared to give entire
oatisfaction. .Terms, 20 cts per month, per
head. Calves grati.
32tf E- W.8. Hxavrr.
lead of Fanner's Creek, Inavale, Neb
The Osborne Harvester, Kirby Light
Mower and Wheeler Mower for sale by
A. A. Pope, or Mitchell & Morhart. 5t
C. H. Eakcmann, the popular ton
sonial artist, has just added to bis estab
lishment, an English hairclipper, whieh
is a decided improvement over the old
way of cutting hair with the scissors.
He wants everybody to como and give
him a trial. 43t4
v. s. ucKirr.
Wholesale & Retail Stationery, School
and Miscelaneous Books.
Wallpaper a speciality at Bed rock
prices, already trimed.
Fancy Stationery aud Notions at the
Post Offiee' Building.
Chew Jackiea Vest Sweet Nary Tebaee.
Pxterson'8 Magazine for Jnly,
which has just come to hand, has the
opening chapters of n new novelet by
that brilliant writer, Mrs. Frances Hodg
son Burnett, author of "That Lass
O'Lowrie," 4rheo," "Kathleen," ete.,
etc. If we may judgo from these chap
ters, the tale will be one of the very beat
ever published, enen in "Perersou'a
Magazine." It would be worth while
subscribing merely to get this ckarnriag
love-story. There are also .original tales
by Rebecca Hardieg Davis, Frank Lee
Benedict, the author of "Jesiah AMca's
Wife." eta, ete. Mm. Aan a Steph
ens also contributes some pewsrful ehtn
ten to her tbriltiegnovei, 'The Trag
edy ofTrevylaa." la steel engraving,
and the colored fashion-plate are rarely
beautiful There are also five new pat
terns, printed in cobra, for embroidering
towels, ruga, ete. It is a standing wan
der how so splendid n migaiine can bu
furnished so low, forth nriee letnhj
twodo'Iars a year, or one dohar fornix
months, ciik grmt dmimctiomt to ohtht .
Speomens. too, nie sunt grains if per
sons wishing to get wn-clan, i
that tha nubTiahar kittns earn
Tf m an not alfaadr n snhenct
advise yen, ) tmmffUfA'r
six months. nndteHthu far nnrntires.
Or, hatter ata, getunn
a omv. free, an
Cmab.a J. Pimiox, "
eue year to
510. w. mrs.
Auditer Lekhke has received not
from the peasion bateau, tint bu reg
ular pension altowaaee of $7.50 p?r
month wou!d be iccrcael to $15. Tbe
disabilities for which the Caput a rc
ceiies bis pension Is on account of a gaa
nhei wound through the right hip and
abdesaen, which he received nt tbe bat
tle of Gettysburg.
At tbe Winnebago ngeney, where two
white men have been murdered lately,
and for which an Indian b ia jail at Da
knU City, tho noble red men are getting
up on their high beebd dignity and pro
pose to make an onslaught on the white.
If they can't murder a few pale face for
smotessent, tbey arc going to knew tbe
From tbe otgauizattoo ot Nebraska, in
1869, to the first day of January, 1S79,
there have been twenty-fire convicts sen
tenced to tbe Penitentiary for life. At
tbe close of January, 1ST0, there were
just ten left in the prison serving out
their sentence. The average time serv
ed is about three yean and nine months.
The Xashatiaa Baak Sobtery.
Special Dltnotcb to The Bee.
New York, June 2d, 5 a. m. The
secret of the robbery of the Manhattan
Bank U fully disclosed at last. The
thieves had a pal ia the person of the
day watchman, aud with his aid the plan
of tbe robbery was conceived and finally
The Spanish Cortes.
Special Ltapatch to The Bee
Madrid, June 2d, 5 a. m. King
Alpbonzo opened tho Cortes Saturday.
In hb speech he declared the govern
ment will submit measures to alleviate
tbe effects of the ten years war in Cuba,
and endeavor to assimilate the position
of that colony to that of a province of
Spain and hasten measures for the com.
plete abolition of slavery.
THE WORLDS BALM.
Dr. L D. Weyburn's Alterative Syrup.
ajLA lanaady tusedtt years la a nrirate prac
tice, aad nerer failiug te radically euro
Drepiey. Eryiipela. aero fa la. aecoadary aypb
ilU, Gravel, debete and all duease ia which
the bleod is triplicated, in now offered to the
public. Swld by all retail drugginta. and (wbol
alo only) by The Woyburn medicine ceinpany
P. O. box 338 Rochester New York.
I will Sail, Free, the recipe for a simple Veg
etable Balm that will remove the Tn. Freek
elr, PiBplei and blotches, leaving the sk in soft,
clear ana beautiful; alro instructions for produ
cing a luxuriant growth of hair on a ball head
or smooth face. Address, enclosing a 3c. stamp
Ben. Vandelf A Co. 20 Ann street. N. Y.
Ihe adre.tiHer, baring been permanetly cured
of that dread disease, consumption, by a simple
remedy, u anxious te make known to his fellow
sufferers the means ef cure. To all who desire
it, he will send a copy of tbe prescription ued,
free of charge, with the directions for preparing
and using the same, which tbey will find a sure
euro for Consumption, Asthma, Bronchitis e.
Parties wishing tho prescription nleaso addrers.
. A. WILSON. 1"4 f'enn su Williamsburg N Y
Off Wjnnjf'Ofttll kinds. Tumors, dii
JkAAMMM charges of blood or mucus,
aad all diseases of tbe rectum quickly and der
fcctly cured by a simple ahd soothiLg remedy.
For information address 43
Dr. J. Fabcr and Co. 22 Ann street X. Y.
Quick Time I Through Trains'
Close Connections ! No Delay 1
Burlington Route !
TO CHICAGO AND THE EAST.
Lowest rates of Fare will bo made.
Through Cars will be run from 13, k 11. Points
in Southern Nebraska to Uhicago.
A ten minnfes connecrioa will be made at Pa
AT CHICAGO close connections will always
be made to tbe east, southeast end north.
Sleeping car Berths reserved at the Lincoln
ticket office by Telegraph or on application,
from Jf'Sionri BiTcr to Chicago.
TOST- LOUIS & THE
The Burlington route have a system of through
sleepers and close connections between the
Missouri Kivcr and St. Louis
Passengers taking this line hare the best of
accommodations. Pullman sleeper ran regu
larly from Missouri River to St. Loais.
TO PEORIA, INDIANAPOLIS, CIN
CINNATI, AND THE
nvThis is the only reliable roate to the south
east. CoaaectieBS are made at Peoria with tha
T. P. k W. aad I.B.W. Bailoads for Indian
apolis' Cincinnati, Columbus, and all central
aab soatbera Ohio. Kentacy, southern Indiana.
SUfim CABS. Oeod Xetls nt 75 cents.
Whea yoa. go east be vara and trrrel aver tbe
B. Jc M. line if yea wish to te 8AFK and com
fortable aad desire to traTel speedily.
A. I. TOUZALIN. P. LOWELL.
Gea'l manager. Geal ft T't agt
T- E. MOON,
Boots 1 Shoes,
Floor & Feed
CHAS. E. PUTNAM, Prop.
Corn, Meal, Bran Chopped Feed and
Visit the Brd Cloud Grccry. Feed and Pro
vision tore when you want (applies for man or
Highest market price ia cash palp fJ grain
All kinds of country produce ttken in exchange
for goods. Qoodi delivered to all paru of town
freo of charge.
Store south of Reed's Tlow Factory.
A wholesale stock of Goods of the Finest
Quality aad sold nt prices
XVEft BSFO&Z 077XSSS
to tho Public.
1717. H Reed.
2ED CLOUD. - - - NEB.
BED CIiQUlS, Neb.
Yard south of Hampton k R stan'
shop, on Main street.
Keep constantly on handaa assortment of
Lnmber, Latti, Htilnajlea, Dr arisi
tteww. i.lsn Hair C-csuemt. Flaier
Building Paper cle.
PLATT & FREES
DRY LUMBER A SPECIALTY.
TB B3EST 15 THJB HAEKJRT
fl!4 at Lewesl Pf icea
RED CLOUD NEB.
D. T, THOMAS
gUELFWARE AND . ,
Highest Markei: Price
paid lor country
POST OFFICE CLOTHING HOUSE.
I a a-IJUioa to of s2 itUl tUi't (
CUthlaiK mI C-cmT-j JFMrililiig U4m.
wt Bav &ii a rJ a4ek (
Boots, Plats. Caps. Gloves. Blank
Books. Stationery. Coniection-
ex'ies, cisrurscSs tobacco.
We tarit rea to sail aaJ cxatstee our stock t4 Wra rm. We rr
J. A.. .JTJRV.
V keep Conottaally On !UnI A KuU
mv mum, mmmm, &$
Shoes. CHasswai-e, QeeriiS'wure and
Wc buy our goods for CASH, and defy com-
petion. When in town give us a call.
One door south of Post Oflicc.
911TCM1. A MOKIfAUT, Vr
We keep on hand at all
plete stock of Hard-ware.
Wc aI.M kuep a aupplj of
Give us a call, as wc feci sure we can suit you
in quality and price
Remember the place, opposite the Chicl Ofikc,
Red Cloudt Neb.
L. E. SNELL
WHO WILL OCCUPY IT WITH A BIG
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