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To the Farmers.
F:irm loans negotiated through V.
P. Overman can be paid slt the -rul of
any year without a himus. Rates at
low as the lowest. Monev furnishes
p romptly. Ollice over citv 'drug utored
O Per OontFarm Loan.
The Nebraska Farm Lon Co. will
make you a loan on vou farm at
straight J pr cent and furnish the
money without any delay. Call on
them in the Red Cloud National Bank
Henry Nmvhol'sk is on the sick list.
Garden "sasV will soon be in the
Nkxt Sunday is Easter. Frepare
Miw. L. H. Fort has returned to
F. V. Taylor has moved into Mrs.
Mn. G. V. Clink ban bin new house
Kx-Al.DERMAN MoSHEK Wa Oil the
sick list th'w week.
En. Beckkr has been in the city a
few dayH on a viit.
Dr. J. S. Emich has commenced the
addition to his dwelling.
. Our farn cr friends should be very
careful with prairie fires.
Elder Davis has bicn fixing up the
M. E. pantomime- in nice style.
John (Jaiuikk has laid a sidewalk on
the south side of his premises.
Junr.r. Wii.IjCOX has been laying aide
walks on his residence property.
L. H. Wali.ce has been beautifying
his lots on (juality hill this week.
A great deal of shrubbery and tree
setting has been done so far this year
J. A. Crawford will open his hotel
on Fourth Avenue by the firet of the
A very pleasant social at the Con
gregational parsonage on last Friday
Mr. Ken yon Skeen has moved into
his new residence property i" Red
T. C. Hacker, our popular grocer,
has our thanks for a box of fine straw
berries. F. H. Guiti.1.. of ibe Traders' Lumber
Company was in Lincoln this week on
The younger brother of K. I), and
Dwight Jones is in the city visiting his
The Masonic society arc having
quite an incrcaso in their membership
A. C. Hale, who recently moved to
Missouri was in Ked OIoiul a few days
L. II. Rust has delivered a line lot
of trees shrubbery etc, this week, to
A. A. Peak, ot Cowlcs, was in at
tendance upon the Odd Fellows lodge
Two young ladies of Red Cloud
dressed up as old women and solicited
alms this week.
G. W. Lindsey has been out west
this week looking after tiis interest in
the packing houso business.
The Am boy Milling Company arc
engaued building an addition 24x30
feet to their already comnlete mill.
Eli Perkins will speak to the citi
zens of Guide Rock on the evening of
tho 26th. We hope Eli will get there.
A peddler soiling silvorwaro was
brought to grief on Saturday for selling
goods, jewelry, and silverware without
Steel rails are being laid on the B. A
M. between Ked Cloud and Republican
city. This will put the road in a tine
Mns. Nellujan. of Princeton, 111.
has opened a dress making establish
ment over Perkins it Mitchell's gro
The Chief returns its thanks to Mrs
M. C. Jackson for some elegant pie
plant, the first we have reen in market
"R. L. Tinker went to Burlington,
la., Saturday niht to buy an extensive
line of Furniture for K. V. Taylor our
new furniture man.
Van Benson claims to have the
largest calf at twenty-f mr hours old of
anyone in the county. It we:ghed 175
pounds and is hale and hearty.
Tjie ladies aid society will give an
Easter social at the rink on Friday
evening, April 23. Egg lunch in vari
etv. Ice cream and cake. Everybody
Kvsierday will be observed at the
Episcopal church with appropriate
services. Extra music has been pro
pared and a sermon befitting the oc
casion will be preached. Services 1 1
a. in., 7:30 p. m.
Red Cloud is anain on the boom
after the very hard winter that has
just left us. The Chief is pleased to
note the unusual prosperity of Red
Cloud business men which is a true
index of their success.
Advertised letters for the week end
ing April 1J, 1SSG: W. L. White, S. B.
Solomon, J. W. Millor, Mariah Jack
son, Chas Jackson, Henry Clark, Will
H. Ball. W. Bleline, Mrs. Minnie B
Bentley, John Barber, William James
If the C. N. K. S. W. does not
come tiD to the agreement we will
have $60,000 to donate to some road
that will build. THig tattsfactian
enougn. The fact that we voted bonds
demonstrates the fact that we can vote
thoaito roads that will come here.
Window shades at Cottinir'e. !
J. L. Kaley was in Nelson this week
on business. ;
The supervisors will meet in regular
session Jay 4.
Farmers are very ousy just now :
with spring work. i
Lisa 0y and Lilhe Letoon were '
in Guide Rock Saturday. '
Mia Remit n KUtnr of Mn T K
Rickards, is in Colorado. '
A. Heyde was in McCook the other ,
day look.ng after hin claim..
2 fence builders: C that wonderful
post auger at Morhart &. Fulton's.
Belle Sr.vNoaLE is teaching in the
nublic school in the nlace ol MUa 1
The eldest daughter of Mr. arvd Mrs.
Geo. B. Gates is visiting her parents in
Red Cloud is again assuming usual
vigor. Large crowds of couotry peo
ple are coming to the city every day.
PRor. W. G. Picking has 100 cholera
hots for sale, on his Kansas farm. The
Profew.or thinks hog raising is not al
Ocr friend. Geo. M. Plumb, is the
happy father of a bouncing baby boy
It is of the standard weight and is a
Mr. Geo. Cari'ENTER, a former clerk
in Sharer's drug store in this city was
recently killed by the accidental dis
charge of a gun.
With the Rock Island, Missouri
Pacific (which we are almost sure of)
and the B. it M , Red Cloud will have
plenty ol railway competition.
Mr. S. Perkins is again on our
streets after his recent illness. It was
the first time that he was oyer meter
ed by disease and it went hard with
News has just reached our friend I).
F. Scammon, janitor of our public
schools, that his brother, R. G. Scam
mon, died at Los Gatos, California,
Several prairie fires were net on last
Sunday niiilo tho wind waa blowing a
gale. It seems to us a careless thing to
do, especially so when the wind is
Ti'E farmers of Webster and adjoin
ing countios, we believe, should raise
more white corn. H seems that there
will be a better demand for that kind
of corn iu the market.
Ey-Govf.rnor St. John, of Kansas,
will lecture in the opora. house on the
27th of this month. Everybody in
vited to hear the governor on the
subject of temperance.
The roads between Red Cloud and
Amboy aro in very bad shape. We
hope our friend Cox will got out his
gang of men and repair the road be
fore our next trip to Amboy.
We noticed Sam Miller and Friz
Richardson very hard at work one day
this week while- enroute to Amboy.
This is something unusual for Hoosiers
and The Chief does not know just
how to account for this breach of In
The Rock Island survoyors are now
engaged, we understand in locating
their lino .o Red Cloud, and ere many
more moons we expect that the corps
will be in Red Cloud, and lator on we
will hear the whistle announcing the
fact that the trains are beginning to
Mr. I. Frisrie had quite an accident
the other daw It seems that he was
at the depot when the switch engine
came puffins; up, frightening his team,
and in the attempt to get away both
horses fell, one of which got badly cut
un and will not be able to work for
Tiu wt-ek we hear of sevoial farmers
who have been woefully bitten by
foreign lightning rod agents. It cast
two men in Garfield township about
$100 each to get their houses roddod.
The best way is to let these fellows
severely alone and patronize county
agents who reside here. Beware, and
don't get your tinkers burned.
Frvnk Gump and L. IT. Wallace
went on a piscatorial tour Tuesday.
They had the usual fisherman's luck,
added to which they had the experi
ence of having their team run away,
leaving them on the river bank with
tho beautiful prospect of an extended
walk to the city. The horses were
eaught, however, and after many trials
they arrived in the city at a little aftei
Fred Bentley held a chattel mort
gage on some Kansas horses, and after
the time had expired and the man or
money tailed to materialize, Fred and
and Charley Winfrey went inf that
state and brought the horses to Red
Cloud. The owner of the nags came
over into God's country and swore out
replevin papers, and Sheriff Scott exe
cuted the same, returning the horse to
the Kansas man according to law, and
after he had furnished a good bond.
What the final end up of the case will
le we arc at loss to know.
The stockholders ot the Red Cloud
Roller Mills, of this city, propose in
the near future to nut in a ri.llr corn
I moal mill rih a canacitv of liYl hr.
rels per daw Such enterprise is to he
commended on tho part of the com
pany, and we hope they will be able to
do so. Tho mill will be run in con
junction with their present flouring
Btrtllr 'This will afford a good market
for corn and no doubt the farmers will
he glad to hear of the propose enter
prise on the part of the mill. Tut
CtniF wishes them sixcoms.
Read oui advertisements
Fresh home made candies at G. W
Cline's. Call and see him.
Miss Rena Denham, of Mmden,
visiting at F. E. Goble s this week,
M. S Ballard has moved into
new residence on Webster street,
A good team of horses for sale.
nuire of Josenh Graves, Ked Cloud
Mr. Walhwohth is going to build a
new dwelling near L. H. Wallace's.
lThe m.t lumber and the best
quality for the mousy at Howell Bros.
Mr. L. A. Mathews, who is visiting
his r. latives iu this city, is on the sick
Ocr citizens in general arc renovat
ing and fixing up their residences in
Boys' auita from $1.50 and upwirds
linen's suits from $3.50 and upwards, a
the Golden Kale.
Dick Gray has resigned the office of
depot master and has taken up the
lightning rod business.
Before you buy your furniture, and
wish to save money, go to Forrester's
He buys by the car load.
The green grass is coming rapidly to
the surface, and 8 5on the eirtfi will bn
covered with her spring verdure.
The Jay Simms Comedy Company
gave a two nights enterainmont in this
city this week, at the opera house.
You can find the largest stock and
the best make of boots and Bhoes, a
lowest prices, at the Golden Eagle.
Por. soda water, lemonade, gingor
ale, birch beer, etc at G. W. Chile's.
All fresh and nice. Call and see him
Mrs. C. Wiener ami Ed. Wiener lef
for New York city Wednesday morn
ing for a brief visit in tho Empire
Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Bentley will
start about the first of May lor an ex
tended trip through the Southern
Ed. Smith is laying out his land ad
jacent to the city into town lots. This
is one of the finest locations iu Red
Cloud for building purposes.
Miss Anna Cone and Miss Linna
Owens are brave girls, on Thursday
afternoon they killed a snake GO
inches long, near tho south ward
school house and 'didn't run.
The Rel Cloud male quartet very
ably assisted in tho evening's entertain
ment at the Congregational church
last Monday evening. The boys have
the music business down fine.
There will bo a Sunday school
concert at the M. E. Church next
Sunday. Everybody invited. The
Methodist folks always get up pleasing
and interesting entertainments.
Ren. J. L. Maile, of Omaha, as per
announce nent. delivered his lacturo
on "Rcminisceuces of the South" in
the Congregational church to a largo
and appreciative audience. The lec
ture is very highly spoken of by all
Old Mr. Hurrell living east of the
city, while driving homo Saturday had
the misfort me to have his horses get
scared, and running away upset the
carriage, throwing out Mrs. Hubbell
and injuring the old lady sovcroly.
though we hope not seriously.
County Judge McKeichan and
Sheriff" Scott have nioyed their offices
Irom the building on the corner of
Third Avenue and Webster street to
Ballard's brick building north of The
Chief office one block. The boys now
have a first class office and fitted up
Mr. W. P. Kenady, of tuincy, 111.,
wno recently purchase J a farm near
Red Cloud, is now in the citv with his
family, and will henceforth make this
city his home. The Ciiiek warmly
welcomes Mr. Ketudy and family to
Red Cloud. The family are relatives
to our friend. J. H. Remsberg.
Don't forget that the G7th Anni
versary of Odd-Fellowship occurs at
Orleans. Neb., on next Monday, April
26, and that all Odd Fellows, ancient
or otherwise, as well as any of our
citizens who so desire, are invited to
take part in ihe celebration. Fare
for the round trip lias been placed at
lLANDERs are still in the county
among the horses, and we hear of new
cases every few days. Great care
phould be t iken with horses that have
been exposed or have the disease to
keep them from inoculating other
horses. The keeping of the disease
confined as much as possible is alike
important to every larmer in Webster
The city council should pass an
ordinance making the license for
peddling groceries, clothing, jewelrj,
etc. on our streets by itinerant mer
chants, at least $25 per day. The
merchants and business men generally
should be protected from these travel
ing humbugs who bring a few cheap
goods to Red Cloud, swindle the people
and take the money out of town tht
ought to remain here. The business
men should by all menus le protected
by decisive measure.
We understand that liarrv Pond
has been selected as depot master in
place of Dick Gray, resigned. The
Chief is pleased to note the appt int
ment as Harry is in every way well
qualified for the position and will
make a first-class officer. The com
pany could not have raide a better
ppointrnem. We understand also
that Billy Cromwell is to be night
police at the depot. "Billv is a good
"boy and will do the thing up in the
rifht shape, and TsKCHXETia pltued
to sou hit appointnipi, atoo.
Thr is no country on earth that is
milking the rapid stride- that Nebras
ka It, and especially is this so of Web
ster county. Tnc old land marks of
the early pioneer dys are paaing
away, and in turn are being replaced
by more modern improvements
Farmers from the east have not been"
slow tn Me the immense advantage of
Nebraska soil and are coming west in
large numbers and are locating all
over our vast prairies. But aide from
the improvement made m farming,
other branches ot imsinc? have kept
apace with that important industry
and especially is this so in the milling
business, The old gri.t mills of years
ago have become almost useless in the
manufacture of superior brands of
flour and consequently have taken a
back seat for the greatly improved
roller ystem which U of a late inven
tion. Tnc old Arnbvy Mills, formerly
owned and run by Polly Bros., in iu
day one of the beat mills in the state,
haB recently passed in the hands of a
corporation known as the Amboy
Milling Company, and has been
thoroughly overhauled and replaced
by the finest roller process that could
be procured in the United Statei, and
today the company are compelled to
run night and day to keep up with the
demand made upon them for their fine
brands of flour now manufactured.
They are now engaged iu shipping to
all ol the principal towns and cities iu
nearly all of the western states, their
finest brands, viz: Pride of the Valley,
Rose of Amboy, and Go-I Luck. None
but the very finest and best quality of
A'heat is used in the manufacture of
Pride of the Valley and Rose of
Amboy. and these brands are warrant
ed to be the equal of any made in the
state. Good Luck is a good standard
Hour and well adapted to family use.
All of the above gradas a-e manufac
tured under the supervision of the
most experienced millets, and the
company respectfully solicit a u ial of
fluir fiiiimr. jrarp.H. The Ciiikf m
pleased to note the prosperity of tl I
company and their success in maun
facturing such excellent grades ot llour
We bespeak for them an immense
trade. Webster county certainly Inn
two of the finest mills in the wert.
Miss Ethel Howe, a vocalit of su
perior merit, assisted by home talent,
will give a concert for tho benefit of
the Episcopal church on the 5th of
May. Miss Hqwe is a pupil of Albert
Lawrence, and comes very highly rej
commended by him. All thosn who
desire a rare treat and enjoy hearing
fine music, should not fail to hear her.
Miss Ethel Howe has sung with
great acceptance at many festival and
concerts in this city, and throughout
the country, including those given by
Gilmore's Band. P. S. Gilmore.
New York City, March 3id, 1SS4.
Miss Ethel Howe sang the air and
variations tho "Carnival of Venice,''
arousing the greatest enthusiasm of
evening by her marvellous execution
and the ease with which she dwelt, not
merely in the region of high C's, but
ascended to tho altitude of F. Her
notes in this register iu their flageolet
liko character aio simply marvellous
Acif York Herald.
Miss Ethel Howe's bird-like voice
drew forth the most rapturous plaudits
of her hearers. Several said !he was a
second "Jenny Lind." Brooklyn. Arfus.
Ok last Friday evening, while ths
managing editor oi Thk Ciiikf wjw
comfortably reposing iu the arms of
Morphcous, dreaming of the great
wealth of the editor and of the three
story print shop, he vas suddenly
awakened from that condition to a
realization that sweet strains of music
were floating upon the midu'uht
breezes. Quicklv donning our "'favor
ite jeens" we quietly stole forth to a
transparency, from whence we observ
ed the Red Cloud male quartet and
tstring band, tendering to ih one of
best serenades, which the boys know
so well how to do. Come j gain boys,
hs these headquarters will always be
pleased to have a serenade from you.
The members of the quartet are G. S.
Albright, Andy Jones, Abbott Ander
son and E. G. Roselle, and were as
sistedy Frank L. Pike.
Thk Dustin horse stealing case
which occurred in this county some
six years ago, is again being revived to
those who are familiar with the cir
cumstances. It seems that ono Dustin,
who now languishes in the state hostile
stole some horses that belonged in this
county, and being apprehended was
after a year?" trial sentenced to the
penitentiary for a term of ten years
Now comos his wife bv her attorney, a
Mr. Rogers, ot Omaha, asking for a
petition to have the prisoner pardoned
inasmuch as it was his first offense,
he having bee a fairly punished for the
offense, besides having a wife and
several children needing his support.
If the case is as represented to m we
feel safe in saying that Dustin ought to
be pardoned. Nearly al! of the juror
who sat upon his case have signed the
Makiued. On last Thursday even
ing, while The Chief was being rapidly
inn off on its steam press, there oc
curred quite an important wedding in
our city, viz: Mr. Floyd Reynolds,
one of our well known young men,
was united in holy wedlock to Mi
Maffgi Taylor, daughter of our old
friend Mr. 1. N. Taylor. The happy
couple have the bet wishes of The
Chief for a long mad happr life of
For 81 at a Bargain.
A new seven room, house with foar
lot?, situated in the most desirable
MrtaftbacUy. Ca be bought w
1 bC lis Iaqtira rtD.JLHatt.
Invitation wre mued by rothr
DA), and Mr KtA to atttud the
mHrtirt'4 i :bir diughrer Kefir J to
tU tiLir-. 'Pmr-r.iv March lfc tht
Preubvlerian rlrur h
otliciHting. the hpp brideftfjpm be
ing Mr- Frank rtuiij, til JtACoW.'
Tbr i-fffiiu iiv tiofc rua
was "so filial that -randtaJrtfkt
a premium At the ppotrnd .time
the wedding march pealed forth, the
bridal partv moved up the main anle,
preceded by twelve little girli who
were formerly pupils of the bride.
They were dressed in white and car
ried beautiful boquet--. Next the
bridal pair, followed by two grooms
and bridesmaids, the father and moth
er, and lastly Deacon White and Mits
Jennie L. Hendricks, who actel as
Ushers, and had charge of the arrange
ments in general. After the ceremon
ies a reception was held at the bride's
home from S to lOO Crowd of rela
live and friends assembled and par
took of the wedding Mipper. which was
everything that could be desired, es
pecially the wedding cake, of which
every guest received a generous lice,
m remembrance of the occasion At
the cloae of the reception the bridal
party left tor Woodville, where the
happy couple took the night tram to
begin their wedding journey tothc
groom's home in the far West. They
take with them the best wishes of the
community, and we hope the bride's
many taleiiLs may be as much appre
ciated in her new homo as they were
in the old. (South RegHt Vt., Cor
respondent in Granite Cullers Journal
There was a small gathering of
interested business men at the First
National Bank Saturday night to tic
vise ways and means to secure tho
advent of the Rock Island road into
Red Cloud. One thing is certain that
our people must act in this matter if
we are to get the road. The Chile
believes that the Rock Island i- figur
ing on coming to Red Cloud, yet the
people must not relax their efforts
and think the road will come without
being given encouragement, and n
manifest desiro tor the same on the
t of our citizens. Wake up friends
.d give this matter'prompt attention
'Lne 'o.ul we want and must have.
Heating stoves of all kinds stored
tor the season with R. R. Shcrer it Co.
A woman lor laundry work for a few
diivs, steady wrrk if preferred. Also a
nurse girl, at B. t- M. CHtlnic houae.
Monoy to Loan
On roal estate in Nebraska or Kan
sas, interest at 9 per cont. No bonus
charged. Ciiaxev & Restlf.v.
37tf Red Cloud, N'eb.
A bunch of 30 head of nice stock
hogs consisting of brood sows, etc. for
salo. ItKpiuire of
38tt JoSKl'lt (Jkavk-.
EQrLul us figure that bill of lumber
for you, and wo will save you some
money. Trv us, and hPCJf we don't.
37t4 " Howell Bros.
HKarmers take a look at those oak
post at Howell Bros. They are juht
what you want. 37 w4
For chean farm loans call at the law
ofli:c of Chancy vt Bentley. Red Cloud.
Nct. " 37'f
o to Howell Bros for coal. t
A brick house in nrth part
citv, or will sou at a bargain
soon. Inquire of Judgo
Seeds! Seed's! of every description
for farm and garden at Perkins fc
Mitchell's. 36 w2
We aro prepared to take in pasture
two hundred head jf cattle. Good
.water, riix miles north of Ked Cloud.
37w3 K.mujii fc Son.
Found. Ono gold locket. The
owner can secure the same by proving
property and paying for this notice.
Inquire at The Chief office.
That on the ISth day of November,
1S82, in the district court of Webster
county, Neb., John Dustin was con
victed of horse stealing. An applica
tion will be made for pardon on the
10th d:iv of May. 183G.
9 per c-mt loans at the Nebraska it
Kansas FarmLotfn Co.
Knrm for rent, and cows for sale. See
G. W. Barker, Red Cloud. tf
The Nebraska Kansas Farm Loans
Co. have plenty of money to loan.
Mrs. J. H. .Smith :s receding fine
hou?e plants from the eat every week
To be-sold cheap "J5w2
J. H. Smith will put up lizhtning
red? for 25 cents ner foot. The vSTV ,
best Ptccl rods ucd
ThU txnrrrtxnervaric.! ifiritlof parity
t trstb aal bcteoactte. Moot tcoxJcal
UU Ut ortfitarjr jubui. Hd eaa&ot be ui lo
conpeCttka wUh line attXee aTtewt tben
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The square Dealing,
One Price, Golden Eagle
Again offers its customers the followirg spec
Every purchaseT of
at one time is entitled
above prizes. Distribution ot prizes,
1886. We have marked our gOv)d
LOWEST CASH PRICES and
ry the largest stock of
BOOTS AND SHOES
For want of more ciphers we
CLOTHING, HATS, CAPS,
all and be convinced that we
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