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The Red Cloud Chief.
"ETERNAL VIGILANCE IS THE PRICE OP LIBERTY," AND $1.80 A YEAR IS THE PRICE OF THE CHIEF.
RED CLOUD, WEBSTER COUNTY, NEB., FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 1884.
RED CLOUD CHIEF
Publuhed every Friday Morning
A. C. 'HOSMER.
KATES OF 8UBSCEIATI0K:
Ob copy, one fear.
On copy, fix montbi.
Oca copy, three months.
Entered at the PoftoQee in Red Cloud as mat
ter of the second class.
John P. Bayhn, County Clerk.
Chas. Buschow, County Treasurer.
Geo. O. Yeiser, County Judge.
J. W. Warren. Sheriff.
Chns. W. Springer, Superintendent of
Fit hue Instruction.
C. P. Rinker, County Surveyor.
J. M. Mosena, County Coroner,
a. E. Smith, )
Jacob L. Miller, County Com
Jno. McCalltim. J
Garfield Post No. 80. G..A. R.
meet every other Monday evening. Regular
meeting on Monday evening on or before the
fall moon. M. B. McKrrr.
S. WK8T. Adj't. Com.
tJ ARVEY LODGE, DIV. 95, 0. R. C,
n meets second and fourth Sundays
in each month, in Masonic Hall.
P. LYMAN, C. C.
, Levi Moob.
Rob. V. 8hiwct
State Bank s. M Chip
RED CLOUD, NEB.
v Special Attention Given to Collec
BBai Garter. Levi Moore,
R. D. Jones. F. E. Goble.
Soar. V.Shi bit.
Buy and sell Exchange. Make col
lections. Discount Notes and do a
General Banking Business.
Iitterest Allowed on .all Time
R. E. JkTocr. Pres't John Moore V. Pres't
B. H. Ambler. Cashier
-t RED CLOUD, NEB.
Cpltl. - 50,000.
Transact a general-banking business, bay and
sell County warrants. Alo County. Pre
r'elnet and School district bonds. Buy and sell
R.K. Moore. JohnJfoore.
C. W. Mosher. . . . Oatcalt
W. N Richardson.
jyR. C. SOHENCK,
PHYSCIAN AND SURGEON,
Professional calls promptly attended.
Office : At residence near Cowles. 8-51
i u& Dr. Hi A. Baird,
J. S. GILHAM,
TTORNEV AND C0UN8EL0R AT LAW.
Office opposite City Drug Store.
RED CLOUD. - NEBRASKA
0. C. Case. Js- McNeny
Case & McNeny,
ATTORNEYS & COUNSELORS AT LA W.
Will practice in all the Courts of this State
and northern Kansas. Collections as well as lit
igated basines carefully and efficiently attend
ed to. Or Pica:- First door south of National
Bank. p stairs. RED CLOUD. NEB.
R. DAHIERELIs, M. Da
Physician & Surgeon,
RecL Cloud, Nebraska.
Cr'c Crtr the r.t w posieffice.
Frank R. Gump,
I A ATTORNEr AT .LAW.
RED CLOUD. NEB.
Cellattteaf receive Prompt attention.
OmMOnr the sew postoHce building.
lspermanently located in Red Cloud,
Neb., over State Bank. 17-3m
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
SUte Bank block, Red Cloud, Neb
W. Kaley. J. L. Kaley-
a TTOWJEYS AT LAW.
40 RED CLOUD, TTOB.
Agents for the B. & M. R. R. Lands
EDWIN C. HAWLEY,
Attorney At Law,
LUMBER, LATH, SHINGLFS, SASH, DOORS, BLINDS AC.
DRY LUMBER A SPECIALTY, THE BEST IN THE MARKET AND
Nor,i at:tjie;ioweht prices.
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Red Cloud, Neb.
Cash paid for hides k pelts.
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COAL, LUMBER, ETC.
Red Cloud, Nebraska.
Four Doors North State Bank,
RED OLOTJD, - NEBRASKA.
Furniture, Picture Fries, Brackets asd Mirros.
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Drug Store !
R. R. Sherer, Prop.
Isaigiarters for Faints,
OILS AND DRUGS.
Proprietary Mediolnas a Specialty.
A new and varied assortment of
LAMP AND LAMP FIXTURES JUST RECEIVED
Call and examine our CHOICE MAJOLICA
W.1RK. No trouble to show roods.
J. N. Rickards,
Bill Estiti tout! Agent,
RED CLOUD, NEB.
Will buy and sell lands, and insure
town and farm property, attend to all
kinds of conveyancing.
Tornado Insurance on Favorable Terms.
Office: At Smith Bros. Farm Loan
G. A. OWEN
Orders solicited. Prices reasonable,
and work guaranteed.
Drugs, Paints, Oils
Notions, Wall Paper, Ac.
Red Cloud, - Nebraska.
Infants and Children
irfeat give our Children roar cheeks, ?
Wbat cures their fevers, makea them sleep; i
Canto ri a. ,
TThen Babies fret, and err bj turns, i
What cures their ooUc, kills teeir worms,
What quteUr cores Constipation,
Boar Stomach,' Colds, Indigestion :
Farewell then to Morphine Syrups, i
Castor OO and Paregoric, and a
uCacteria ii to well adapted to CUMna
that I reeommead it as nperior to any tdi
eiae known to dc"-E. A. AacasB, M.D
111 8. Oxford St, Brooklyn, N. Y.
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The Red Cloud Chief
FBIDAY. JAN. IS, 1884.
GLOBES OF GOLD.
I met a gentleman yesterday who
represents some wealty eastern parties,
and is now en route to California, He
showed me some wonderful specimens
of gold ore which he had received
from one of the epeditions sent out re
cently by the Mexican Government,
and related the following details : The
engineers started from San Diego and
pushed southeasterly down the Pacific
coast to B.w Ignacio, In the peninsula,
and thence up the gulf coast north
wardly to the place of beginning. Al
though the expedition was well equip
ped at the start, their Bufferings
through fatigue, hunger, and thirst,
were terrible, and the hardships they
endured are such as are rarely met
with upon the American continent
Between El Rosario and San Ignacio,
a distance of 250 miles, they saw but
two human beings, an Indian and his
squaw. This was at a spring known as
St. Borja, on the twenty ninth parallel
of latitude, and had not this Water
source been reached the entire party
would doubtless have perished. The
government reports in the archives of
Mexico show that in 1796 the popula
tion of this area of 250 miles, was 1000,
6000 head of cattle, and yet at all these
human and and animal beings have
died out since that period for lack of
water. The surveyors relate that they
passed several stone missions, assay
buildings, temples and abandoned vil
lages. In some of the missions the sil
ver vessels aud vestments ol the priests
were still in their places near the altar,
and in two cases there were books
open upon the altar, just as left by the
priests at the time they died or disap
peared from the scene. There are no
evidences of rain for many years, and
the party, which consisted of Senor
Don Blanco, two scientists and ten
guides and servants, were unable to ac
count for these discoveries. They were
gone altogether four months, and each
man had three animals for provisions.
These provisions they left at various
posts along the road, loading the ani
mals with water when any was to be
found. It soon became evident that
they must either abandon the survey
or perish in the persecution of it, as
the mules and burros could not carry
more wjjtcr than each individual ani
mal could consume, and they soon
found that the poor brutes were nib
bling at each other's packs, so as to get
at the water-bags and quench their
thirst. After this discovery they were
carefully watched, and as each ani
mal was releived of their water-bags to
allay the thirst of the explorers, the
animal was killed and left upon the
field, so as not to prove an additional
stomach to feed or thirst to quench.
At the twenty-eighth parallel they
found neither water nor herbage and
the animals died one after another
from sheer exhaustion and privation
and at the twenty-seventh parallel the
party concluded to turn north while
yet they may. At a point which is to
be for the present kept a profound se
cret, the party found some rich gold
and copper specimens, but the mules
and burros being all dead and the men
themselves reduced to the last extrem
ity of human woe, they lost all inter
est in the result of the expedition. The
surveyors' instruments were broken
up and the woodwork used for fire
wood ; the rich specimens were thrown
away as too heavy to carry ; the per
sonal boggage of the party was aban
doned in the mountains, and every ef
fort made to save their own lives by
freeing themselves from any kind of
impediments. Enough of the gold ore
was saved, however,? to show twenty
dollars to the ounce in placer gold and
ledge ore from 60 to $200,000 to the ton.
The placer gold at twenty dollars to the
ounce would yield say $240 to the
pound or $480,000 to the ton. During
the entire trip of four months they ex
perienced but one shower of rain, and
an enterprising member of the party
realized forty dollars by catching the
dorps in his frying pan and retailing
them at one dollar per glass. A report
has been made to the Mexican govern
ment, and a scheme is now on hand by
the eastern capitalists to negotiate with
Mexico for the property. If success
fuland their agent says they will suc
ceedproceedings will at once be tak
en to reach the depository stages. One
project is to establish a cache of pro
visions between the twenty-efghth and
twenty-ninth parallels and protect it
from the ravaged of wild beasts. They
say south of this no beast, bird or rep
tile can live, so completely utter is the
desolation. Foj water a pipe line is
projected from the sea coast, but this
will take a long time, and so efforts are
to be made to sink artesian well:. Of
course, all this reads like a chapter
from the "Arabian Nights" or "Monte
Chris to," but subsequent events will
show that, whether the lead is a rich
one or not, some long-headed, hard'
fisted capitalists are in for the expense
of the enterprise. About a year ago
the prospectors from Nevada, Arizona
and California made a rush for Guy
mas and to the placer mines of Baja.
They chartered coasting schooners for
Lapaz, and found themselves still 200
miles away and water at $2 per glass
so they weakened, and returned to tell
their friends that "There warn't no
placer mines at Baja," but a genteman
well known in El Pago and Houston, is
my authority for the following story ;
"I saw at Lapaz," says he, "three
Mexicans who carried an ore sack on
board the steamer bound for Guymas.
At the Casa de Moneda, at Guymas, I
saw this bag opened, and one piece
which resembled a flat flag stone,
weighed fourteen pounds troy. It was
of a brown color, with streaks of pure
gold 1-16 to 2 inches thick running
through it. The government assayer
averaged it seventy per cent, pure gold
Another rock weighed over seven
pounds troy, and was a pure gold nug
get with a very fine quartz .streak. It
showed ninety-two per cent. These
Mexicans were the survivors of a large
party, and brought back with them
150 pounds of rich ore. With the pro
ceeds of their specimens they purchas
ed supplies, and after a month's rest;
and recuperation they returned to
their claim, but couldget no servants
to accompany them on account of the
hardships to be endured." Houston
It has ever.been customary at the
commencement of a new year for
mankind to devise resolutions through
the observance of which past errors
may be avoided and corrected. But
how many of the numerous framere of
these resolutions keep them? This is
not saying that the resoluting condi
tions are impossible, for on the , con
trary there are examples of -men who
have been equal to aud derived profit
from such emergencies. It can
not be questioned but that a set of
rules for future guidance, if vigorously
respected will remove many difficul
ties and assist in correcting many. of
the privileges and much of the abusa
of opportunity. In addition to this
there is engendered restraint which
prevents hasty and inconsiderate ac
tion and encourages a proper exercise
of judgment. If we have been re
markablyjexempt from error it is al
ways well to note the direction in
which we have blundered, and take
measures for protection fromsimiliar
mishaps in the future, while dire ex
perience may afford immunity from
future disaster. It is always better to
avoid any undertaking until positively
assured of the outcome. "Where this
is impossible there can be no other
way than to proceed cautiously and
with the intention to anticipate some
thing of evil, although it may be either
ery far off or else may never occur.
A STARTLING DISCOVERY.
Pysicians are often startled by re
markable discoveries. The fact that
Dr. King's New Discovery for con
sumption and all throat and lung dis
eases is daily curing patients that they
have given up to die, is startling them
to realize their sense of duty, and ex
amine into the merits of this wonder
ful discovery : resulting in tmndnwla nr
our best physicians using it in their
procure. j.nai ootties tree at Henry
Cook's drag store. Regular size $1. 4
THESE ARE SOLID FACTS.
The best blood purifier and svstem
regulator ever placed within the reach
of suffering humanity, truly is Electric
.Bitters. Inactivity of the liver, bill-
iousness, jaundice, constipation, weak
kidneys, or any disease of the urinary
organs, or wnoever requires an appetiz
er, tonic or mild stimulant, will alwav
find Electric Bitters the best and oniy
certain cure known. They act surely
and quickly, everv bottla msrantMrf
gjye entire satisfaction or mosey re-
UUCu. ouiu nt nrey cents a Dottle by
Henry Cook. 4 , ? -
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