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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 22, 1884)
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The cold weather has kept the news
from spreading. It has been rather
severe on cattle and hogs that had no
shelter. Farmers have got away with
a good many bushels of corn during
the cold snap. A good many of them
had to burn corn for fuel.
Joseph Burr had a cow killed by the
others hooking her.
A protracted meeting is to com
mence at the Elm Creek school house
Rev. Brown and Rev. Brittin are to
conduct the meeting.
E. Beal's school will close next Fri
day. Nellie Arnold's school has closed.
She gave general satisfaction.
The exhibition at Elm Creek school
house was a. success. The speakers
and performers were J. Beal, H. Beal,
C. Beal, W. Peck, Bert Conrad, Isaac
Thomas, Wayne Beal, Ellsworth
Thomas, Sam Chambers, E. Ferguson,
Nellie Arnold, Nettie Arnold, P. Thom
as. Ella Beal, Gertude Thomas. The
exhibition is claimed by the old folks
t be the bes one they ever saw, east
or. west. Taw.
Another change in our ever chang
ing clime has overtaken us, bringing
its certain results, which at the pres
ent time has assumed the form of an
epidemic cold, attended by rheumatic
pains throughout the system.
Mr and Mrs Hall have been confin
ed to their beds for several weeks.
Old Mrs. Budlong was buried last
week She had been sick for several
School has been somewhat reduced
by the general illness of the children.
Some person who prefers making
law to U6ing it shot one of M. Patter
son's mules and caused a loss of one
Mr. Taylor and family are going to
Minden to contribute their mite to
wards building up that enterprising
Mr. Patterson has just returned from
Grand Island. He did not purchase a
farm, but has just sent ofT 10 fat hogs,
averaging 280 pounds, at $5.60.
School closes in eight days, when the
teacher will take a flying trip to Sunny
Kansas, and returning will take up his
abode on the Dudley farm for the com
A protracted meeting has been pro
gressing in the Runey school house for
the past two weeks, but with what suc
cess we cannot say. Next Sunday at
11 o'clock is the next appointment.
Since our last report there has been
quite a shipment of fat hogs from this
Judging from the vast amount of
lumber shipped to our town we are
evidently going to enjoy a season of
great and substantial improvement.
A number of transfers have been
made in real estate during the past few
days to Eastern men who will become
Mr. Shugart, our real estate broker,
is again at his post, and it would seem
has increased rather than diminished
his former energy as a business man.
Mr. S. has taken one of Michigan's
fairest daughters "for better or worse"
but of course for better and con
gratulations are in order.
Mr. Phillips, of Iowa, is visiting his
brother here, and is a very pleasant
gentleman indeed, and a lawyer of
fine ability. He conies with a view to
locating in our couuty.
The anniversary of the birthday of
the immortal Washington will be cele
brated here in royal style- Both halls
will resound with merry music, and
merrier voices of Guide Rock's elite.
Who has been deputed to descant up
on the oft repeated story how impossi
ble it was for little Georgie to tell a fib,
this deponent sayeth not.
March 1st Mr, Chaffin will occupy
the new law office now in course of
erection one door east of "red front."
Building is twelve by twenty, divided
into two rooms. Just the thing.
Our hotel and restaurants are doing
a big business. Last Saturday Mr.
Grubb had 75 persons to serve at din
ner, while Mr. Montgomery did his
share and. the Morgan House ditto.
How does that strike you?
We fear that an item of a sensation
al character must be chroqiclcd in our
next report. Rocket.
Judging from the weather of the last
few days it would seem that the ground
hog evidently knew his buisness, when
she retired for six weeks.
Spelling matches are all the rage
now there are three to be held in this
community in the near future.
The Hon. W. J. Vance is expected
back about the first of March.
Mr. John Rise, of whom mention
-was made in our Inst communication
in regard to returning to Iowa, tells us
that we have been misinformed, and
that he has given up returning and ex
pects now to stay with us, and will
probably buy one of W. F. Smith's
The series of meetings at Mt. Hope
-which have been conducted for the
last four weeks by the wonderful cow
boy preacher, were closed last Sunday
evening by Presiding Elder Daris.
Tbey were rewarded in the r efforts by
bix or eight new converts.
The Rev. Mr. Ball held forth at West
Inavale until a late hour of the night,
it is said.
A little daughter of A. C. Hale has
been lying for some days at Death's
door, but is now getting better under
the care of Dr. Weston, of Riverton.
Mr. C. W. Springer was seen among
-us Monday, visiting schools as usual.
There seems to be a growing aver
sion to creameries all over the coun
try. As Mr. J. O. Chamberlain is con
stantly receiving letters from all over
the country, asking him to come and
start a cheese factory. The people on
the south side of the river from Red
Cloud have even offered to build the
building and give him fall rent.
The time is not far distant when
cheese making will be the best paying
kidustrv of the Republican valley.
-1 X.X ApoOo.
T. 0. HACKER,
STAPLE AND FANCY GROCER
Red Cloud, -
Your patronage is respectfully solic
ited. Satisfaction guaranteed.
W. H. GOODALL & CO.'S
Land, Abstract and
We are now prepared to offer bargains
iarming ana grazing iana in me v est man m eusier anu aujoining counties
in Nebraska and Kansas. We have a fine list of improved and unimproved
farms, business lots and village residences which we propose to put upon the
market at the lowest living figures. These are few of our special bargains ;
No. 1 n860 acres all in one bodv. Two houses, improved correls and stables
fine land, large timber, stream of water. This land is a bargain. 12 miles
from Red Cloud.
No. 2160 acres, all fenced and cross-fenced, plenty of water and timber, good
frame house, ($600 insurance on same,) for $2000, part on time.
No. 14 320 acres, splendid stock and grain farm, any amount of large tim"
ber, stream of running water, wells, two houses. Will sell 27 head of cattle and
some hogs if desired. School house on the place. 10 miles south-west of Red
Cloud, at $12.50 per acre. This is a rare chance.
No. 15160 aores, fine location, under first rate cultivation, good frame paint
ed house ($500 insurance) two wells, hog lots, 2000 young box-elders, 200 peach
and apple trees. $1000 down, remaining $600 dueln 16 pears at 6 pen cent.
The owner is a painter and wishes to dispose of his property very 'soon. A
good home and cheap.
No. 26320 acres, 5 miles from Red Cloud, at $7.50 per acre. A good stock
farm and a good investment.
No. 8 Fine residence and several lots. $1200.
No.-10 For rent, a fine, large office, two large rooms, good location. Only
$9 per month.
No. 41 Five lots, house, barn and well, 40 rods faom main street, at the uery
low price of $650. A good home.
We have the only complete and accurate set of abstract books in this county, L
ana mane a specialty oi our
Abstracts of title are furnished free of cost to all
Abstracts furnished on shortest notice and at very reasonable rates on any
land or lots in the county. Our books are made on the self-correcting Degette
plan. Telephone to the court house.
Mr. E. V. Rudrow lias taken charge of our real estate department, and we
are sure that as a genieal salesman, everyone will say he is h:ird to beat. He is
also agent for the Nebraska Mutual Benevolent Association, tha best life and
accident insurance company in America. A home company and home men
Fire insurance in the old Continental, of N. Y.. or the reliable commercial
company, The Traders' Insurance Company, of Chicago.
JA11 kinds of conveyancing promptly attended to. Notary Public always
in the office.
By fair dealing, prompt and energetic work, wo hope to merit and gain our
share of public favors. Call and see us. Office, next door to McFarland's, on
East side Webster street, Red Cloud, Nebraska.
No 8160 acres two miles from Red
fenced timothy on bottom land 60,000 lorei-t and evergreen trees bpnng in
corrall near house ; good house, new cribs, 30 head of cattle if desired T C
orH. One quarter section leased 37 years assigned if wished. Ranch for 200
head of cattle, 2000 dollars.
W. H. Goodall & Co.,
Abstracters and Real Estate Dealers.
F. Ml. HAMAKER,
Now Located at Red Cloud,
Is now prepared to do a general auc
tioneering business, and will attend
and take'eharge of all kinds of Public
Sales in Webster and adjoining coun
ties at the most
Having had fifteen years experience in
this line of business, he feels warranted
in guarateeing entire satisfaction.
For terms apply to him at Miner'3
Store, before you engage your man.
Telegraph and mail orders will re
ceive prompt attention. Your orders
respectfully solicted. 29-3m
SPOOBER PIT. GOLURI
Adjusts Itself to any
Has two Bows of
Will hold Hames
fn pJatcs better than
any other Collar.
CAN BE SEES AT
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ffho carries an immense itook of all kinds of
Goods in the Harness line tthica he u
At Bottom Prices
Don't forget to call and inspeet the above collar
which is guaranteed u represented.
LandOSceat Bloomingtoa Neb. Feb. 16, 1884
Notice is hereby riyen that the following
named settler baa filed notiee of hu intention
to make final proof in support of au claim, and
oa Hd No. 10.H6. for the west half BoruVwest
auarter see- 8. towa 2 N B 9 west. He name,
ae following witneesea to prore his oontinnpaa
residence upon and cultivation of said land, via
William Gar aad Perry Mprrii of Guide Bock.:
Neb.. AiUtpaBa O Bur of Amboy Neb., Jobs S
SeasonaUe hub !
HSSKiu IB S .MtlMY
mSaff '.r y
reUfrSuUB- i W. SWINE,
in real estate. There is no better
cloud 60 acres cultivated, 70 acres of
On and after this date,
Will offer his entire
kml UereUse, k
Don't forget that they
going to be sold at
Seven men caught steel
ing Barb Wire, and have
accumulated and im
mense stock, and secret
ed in MORHART &'
FULTON'S Store and
must be sold at once at
FOR FULL VALUE
FOK YOIJK MOAEY; GO TO
The Golden Eagle Clothing House!
RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA.
ALL CLOTHING bought of John Hay, will be sold
at from 20 tcT35 per cent. LOWER than
former marked prices.
Just Received a Full Line of Selz's Boots end Shoes I
Which can be BOUGHT AT BOTTOM PRICES.
MONEY REFUNDED on all goods bought, and
Not Found Satisfactory on Taking Home,
State Bank Building. C 1KTiXlr.
Geo. O. Yeiser.
R. D. Yeiser.
Geo. O. Yeiser & Co.,
M Estate & Insorasce Agents
red cloud; neb.
No. 121 Farm of 160 acres, three
miles from Cowles, 80 acres under cul
tivation. All smooth land.
No. 129 Farm of 160 acres, four
miles from Red Cloud, 80 acres under
cultivation. Good stone house with
basement. Stone stable and 200 fruit
trees just bearing..
No. 136 600 acres school land; 320
acres deeded land, timber and fencing.
Will sell stock with farm if desired.
No. 137 Farm of S00 acres, seven
miles from Red Cloud, 100 acres under
cultivation ; frame house, stable, etc.
No. 144 Farm of 320 acres, 2 miles
from Salem, Kansas. Well improved,
all creek bottom land, and an unfail
ing stream of water.
No. 145 Farm of 160 acres, four
miles from Red doud. Wood and
running water ; fine spring for cheese
No. 147 Farm of 240 acres, 6 miles
from town ; fine streams of water and
plenty of wood. Good improvements.
R. E, Jfosre. Pres't John Moore V. Pres't
E. II. Ambler. Cashier
First National Bank
RED CLOUD, NEB.
Transact a general banking business, buy and
sell Countr warrants. AIo County, Pre
cinct and School District bonds. Buy and sell
R.E.Moor. John Jfoore,
C.W.Mosher, . , J R.C.Outcalt
fT. N Richardson.
The undersigned offers his new store
building and lot located in the best
business part of Red Cloud for 2200
dollars. Also, my two story residence,
convenient to business part of the city,
tor 2000 dollars. L. Baum.
Ground Floor Prices
to avoid detection and
make room for heavy
invoices of Ranges,
Stoves, Shelf and Heavy
Dairy and Transporta-
TN the district COURT OF
-1 Webster county, Nebraska,
John C. Simpson, Plaintiff,
Josiah C.Holcomb, defendant.
Josiah Holcomb, defendant, will take
notice that on the 24th day of Novem
ber, 1S83, John C. Simpson, plaintiff
herein, filed his petition in the Dis
trict Court of Webster county, Nebras
ka, against defendant, the object and
prayer of which is, to foreclose a cer
tain mortgage executed by the defend
ant to the plaintill, upon the north
west quarter of section nine (9), in
township one (1), north of range (12)
west, in Webster county, Nebraska, to
secure the payment of a certain prom
isory note dated November 16, 1S7P,
for the bum of $150, with coupons for
annual interest attached, due and pay
able in five (5) years from the date
thereof, and to secure the taxes becom
ing due and payable on said land dur
ing the existence of said mortgage.
There is now due upon the said note
and mortgage, the sum of $179.47,
with interest from November 16, 1883,
and $89.64 taxespaid by the plaintiff
for defendant thereon, with interest
from August 17, 1883.
Plaintiff prays for a decree that de
fendant be required to pay the same,
or that said premises may be sold to
satisfy the amount found due. You
are required to answer said petition
on or before the 17th day of March,
1884. J. N. RlCKARDS,
27-4w Attorney for Plaintiff.
Cards, Bill-Buds, Mmh
EXECUTED TO OSDKB IV TOT
Neatest and Promptest Mahheb
Hrt Brief Ottafl Elsewhere
tion Iron Clad Cans
upon which the utmost
human skill and genius
have been employed
utilitv and perfection I J
Veni Vidi Vici.
J. N. Eickards,
Heal Estate & Iinruci Agent,
RED CLOUD, NEB.
Will buy and sell lands, and insure
town and farm property, attend to all
kinds of conveyancing.
Tcrnaio Insurance on Fa7oraHo Terns,
Office: At Smith Bros. Farm Loan
Will be maiW EDCE to all applicants and to
customers of last II tfc year without ordering it.
It contains illustrations, prices, descriptions and
directions for planting all Vegetab'e and Flower
Seeds. Plants, etc Invaluable to all.
D.M. FERRY &C0.SS&
CLOD CSUSE2S AND LSV2LZ3.
Weighs much les3 than other pul
verizing harrows, sells about one third
less, and withal does the most thor-
ough work of any. y'
The Best Thing Out. v
For Sale By
JOHN BOESCH. I
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