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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 10, 1888)
Board met Tuesday, August 7th,
1888, pursuant to adjournment. Quo
ran present, G. W. Hummel in the
Minutes of the last two meetings
read and approved.
The county treasurer's report of re
ceipts and disbursements for the six
months ending June 30th, 1888. to
gether with report of committee up
proving the same presented to the
board and on motion said report was
accepted and approved by the follow
ing vote: Yeas Hampton, Barcus,
Groves, Riley, Thomas, Cox, Coon,
Hummel, Berg, Kaley. Garber, Fassler,
Wells, Gather and Noble. Nay Men
delbaiira. On motion the contract for the re
pair of the Guide ltock bridge was let
to R. S. FroudEt for the sura of $500,
repairs to be made according to plans
and specifications on tile with the
county clerk. Bond of R. S. Proudlit
and W. T. Auld for 81C00, guarantee
ing faithful performance of eoutracl
Remonstrance from citizens of Wal
nut creek township for action of county
board ou proposed bridge on line be
tween sections 20 and 29, town one,
range twelve, presented to the board
and action was indefinitely postponed.
On motion plans and speeitications
for a bridge in Glenwood township
across the Little Blue between sections
7 and 18, town 4, range 11, was turned
over to the supervisor of said township
with instructions to let contract and
superintend the construction of the
Report of J. II. Bai'.ey county clerk
of fees received and disbursed for the
quarter ending June 50. 1888, approved.
Report of F. A. Swcezy of receipts
of fees for quarter ending June SO, ap
proved, as was also report of Eva J.
King, county superintendent, for same
The following report came before the
board: We your committee author
ized by the county board June 20, 1888,
to examine the site and need of a bridge
between towns one and two, range 12,
on the west branch of Farmers creek,
recommend an appropriation of $200
or as much thereof as may be necessary
to build a bridge 34 feet long, 8 teet
high and sixteen feet wide, to be adver
tised and let as soon as possible.
A. H. Kalkt,
Report of committee accepted and
Petition for a road running on sec
tion line between sections 9 and 10. 3J
and 4, town 2, range 11, signed by C.
B. Crone and others, presented to the
board and right of war being granted
by owners of land adjoining, board
ordered the road opened.
The following official bonds were
now ay proved by the board: O. V.
McCrary, town clerk Walnut creek
township; John C. Grove, O. H. R. D.
No. 22; Joseph Topham O. H. R. D.
No. 53; A. H. Vandberg, O. H. R. D.
Board now adjourned to meet August
8th. at 9 o'clock a.m.
standing that the land owners grant
the right of way free of expenses to the
The following resolution came before
the hoard and was adopted:
Red Cloud, August 8th, 1888.
Whereas, there is a vast destruction
done to the farraers'of Webster county
by wolves, wild cats and coyotes, and
whereas the statutes provides that by a
petition signed by lift' legal voters of
the county addressed to the county
board of supervisors, praying that said
board submit the proposition at the
next general election to the legal voters
of the county for the purpose of paying
a bounty on all wolves, wild cats and
coyotes as directed by general statutes
Wherefore be it resolved that such
petition be circulated throughout the
different townships and presented to
the board of county supervisors at their
meeting in October next.
On motion the Webster County Argus
was designated as the paper to publish
the delinquent tax list of 1888.
The following claims allowed:
S. R . Newmeyer, printing for county,
Geo. L. Burr, " "
D . G. Grice. services case of Sargent,
J. C. Warner, - - - Iieloncr.
Samuel West, justico fees,
F. A. Swcezy, rent and fees,
A . C . Rosmer , printing for county ,
S. B. Xewmeyer,
J. II. Bailey, postage and express.
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Board met pursuant to adjournment,
seventeen members present.
The following report came before the
board: Your committee appointed to
investigate the need of a general index
book for the county judge's office re
port that we deem it necessary that a
general index should be had.
A. H. Kaley,
G. P. Cather,
Motion made to adopt and approve
report of committee lost by the follow
ing vote. Yeas Jos. Garber. A. H.
Kaley, J. L. Frame. Fassler. Well?,
Gather and Noble. Nays Hampton,
Barcus. Groves, Riley, Mandelbaum,
Thomas, Cox, Coon, Hummel and
On petition of F. A. Sweezy, D. F.
Trunkey was appointed county judge
-to fill office temporarily during absence
of present judge.
On motion L. D. Thomas. J. L.
:Frame and W. H. Barcus were ap
pointed to appraise the unsold school
Uands of Webster county.
The followiug shchool land appraisals
.came before the bonrd and were ap
proved: nw i of w J, 13. 1, 9, ap
r.praised at $6.00 per acre, ne J of sw
' ' J8, 1, 9, appraised at $6.00 per acre.
, . - David Boesch applied for the appoint
"'aneat of appraisers to value the follow
ae of nw J and lot 2 in nwj of so J.
r2. 1. 10. no J of io . 3. 1, 10. LotB 3
H4 4 to nj, sw, 3, 1, 10. C. C Cox.
C. Fassler and .1. Garber were appoint
appraisers. JComttKtee on county property was
jiustructed by the board to proceed im--madiately
and construct a floor in the
coaaty .clerk office.
OCcial bond of D. F. Trunkny as
temporary county jmlgK was approved
On Motion a petition signed by J. K.
(Laird and others, asking that a road be
openeaf on the line between Webster
sad Nackols count is. tt of uwn 4.
j-aBge.9, was granted ni'.: ihu undea-
3 23 00
D. G. Grice, case of McFarlaud, $11 75 to5 75
A. Saladen, judge of election ,
C. C. Cox.
B. Adanison, " "
John Dunbar, "
M:M. Morgan. "
A. J. "Means, " -
Henry Gilham, "
Noble Sanford, clerk of election,
H. A. Howard,
C. A. Kelson,
I). M. Hunter,
W A. Brnbaker,
C.H. Jackson, -
Geo. Plumb, printing for county,
John Morris Co. printing for county.
Gazette Journal Co. printing for county ,
J. H. Bailey, It. R. business,
J. S. Gilham, salary as county attorney ,
A. Garber, supplies for poor,
Geo. J. Warren, printing for county,
A. C. Hosmer,
F. V. Taylor, desk for clerk ,
T . J. Ward, printing for county,
Geo. J . Warren, printing for county,
A. C. Hostner, " '
F. C. Win ton. supplies for county.
Geo. B. Lea. care of Benson,
I. W. Tulleys, medical serrices Benson
L. H. Fort, supplies for county
G. P. Cather, supervisor's service
VMACQUAINTED WITH THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE COUNTRY WILL OCT-.
MUCH USEFUL IHFORMATKHI FROM A STUDY OF THIS MAP OP THE "
A. H. Kaley.
L. D.Thomas, " '
A. O. Berg,
J. L. Frame, " '
I. B. Hampton, -
Geo. E. Coon.
C. C. Cox.
Joseph Garber, - "
James Groves, "
S. Mandelbaum, "
G. W. Hummel,
G. W. Hummel, bridge work'
These claims were laid
Samuel West, case of Beal, 2 00
I. W. Tulleys, " 800
D.S. Coombs. . 3 CO
Arch. Thompson, case of Beal, 2 00
L.H.Fort, - C50
J. C. warner. " 5165
J. C. warner, case of Shields , 7 45
J. It. willcox, map for county, 25 00
The following referred to county at
torney. J. D . Scbenck, fees case of Gerlack and
Sarceant. 810 00
C. Scbenck, fees for same, 1 85
The following claims were allowed:
whitten Bros, lnmbor for county, 25 SO
C. Schenck, bridge work, 75 00
Traders Lumber Co. lumber for county, C8 93
J. w. webber, bridge work, 12 00
Board now adjourned to meet Octo
ber 2, 1888. J. H. Bailet, Clerk.
When traveling north, east, sooth or
wct, make yourself comfortable by pat
ronizing a strictly first class line, The
Chicago, Kansas Jfc Nebraska Railway,
'Rock Island Route."
This thoroughfare is the people's favor
ite, because it is reliable, safe and pleasant
and with its limited flyer to Chicago, and
connection with all the fast trains to St.
Lonia make it universally popular, and
the route which all well-posted travelers
Its passenger trains were built ex
pressly for this line by the Pullman
Palace Car Co., which is a guarantee
that they are as perfect and complete
in every detail as the best taste and
moat thorough experience can suggest,
and no convenience for the comfort
and service of the traveling public has
been overlooked. In addition to its
regular passeazer equipment, there is
rin service a line of superb reclining
chair cars; no pains or expense having
been spared to make these cart- the
most restful hiiu c-onifort-aiuring ve
hicles of their class in America.
Holders ot first class tickets can occupy
seats in these cars free. A colored
porter accompanies each car tf admin
ister to the wants of the patroBS, which
makes them especially desirable for
adies and children traveling without
scort In fact, the C K. & N. is the
Great Free Reclining Chair Car Line
west f the Missouri river. When you
travel, to he absolutely comfortable,
tike the Chicago Kansas & Nebraska
Railway, "Rock Island Route." Pull
man'a Palace SI''yiti;r Or on all
night trains. ,
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CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC R'Y.
Its central position and close connection with Eastern Lines at Chicago and
continuous lines at terminal points West, Northwest and Southwest, moke it the
true mid-link in that transcontinental chain of steel which unites the Atlantic
and Pacific Its main line and branches include Chicagc, Jbliet, Ottawa, La Salle,
Peoria, Geneseo, Btoline and Bock Island, in Illinois; Davenport, Muscatine,
Washington, Fairfield, Ottumwa.Oskaloosa,WestIabert7,IowaCity,I)esaroines,
Eoianola, Winterset, Atlantic, Knozville, Audubon, Harlan, Guthrie Centre
ana council .Brans, in iowa; uauaun, Trenton, Cameron,
St. Joseph and Kansas City, in Kissouri; Leavenworth
and Atchison, in Kansas: Minneapolis and St. Paul, in
Minnesota; Watertown and Sioux Falls, in Dakota, and
many other prosperous towns and cities. It also offers a
CHOICE OF EOTJTES to and from the Pacific Coast and intermediate places,
making all transfers in Union Depots. Fast Trains of fine DAY COACHES,
elegant DINING CABS, magnificent PULLMAN PALACE SLEEPING CABS,
and (between Chicago, St. Joseph, Atchiron and Kansas City) restful BECLOf
ING CHAIB CARS, seats FBEE to holders of through first class tickets.
R. V.SniRET, Pres,
. Henry Clarke, Vice-Pres W R. Soiret, Cashier
HOWARD B.CATIIEB, Assistant Gshicr ' .
FIRST NATION All BAnK,
.Red Cloud, Nebraska.
CAPITAL, - $7f,000
Transact a cencral banking business, buy and sell ,
county, precinct and school district bonds. Buy aid
Jas. McNenv. J. A. Tulleys, G. W. lindLy. R. V. Sbircy.
John R. Shirey. E F. Highland.
nenry uiarKe, a. j. jvennftv. i
ty warrants, also
sell foreign exchange
THE CHICAGO, KANSAS & NEBRASKA R'Y
(CREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE)
Extends west and southwest from Kansas City and tit. Joseph to Fairbury,
Kelson, Horton, Topeha, sHssasssVPssssH Herington, Hutchinson,
Wichita, Caldwell, and all fTl sl sal sss iVTal POta in southern Nebraska,
interior Kansas and beyond. IswV g-4 2 31 m m Entire passenger equipment
of the celebrated Pullman sV"l 1 1 M m manufacture. Solidly bal
lasted track of heavy steel sfjBjRjRajBjfjRasaBBBl rafl. Iron and stone bridges.
All safety appliances and modern improvements. Commodious, well built
stations, celerity, certainty, comfort and luxury i
THE FAMOUS ALBERT LEA ROUTE
Is the favorite between Chicago, Bock Island. Atchison, Kansas City, and Min
neapolis and St. Paul. The tourist route to all Northern Summer Besorts. Its
Watertown Branch traverses) the most productive lands of the great "wheat and
dairy belt of Northern Iowa, Southwestern stinnesota, and East-Csntral Dakota.
xu short line, via Seneca ana Kankakee, oners superior i
facilities to wi ch TttrwH, Te I
yette. and Council Blufh, St. Joseph, Atchison. Lsv
worth. Kansas City. Minneapolis sad St. Paul.
For Tickets. Mans. Folders, or any desired inforsnatiosi. I
apply to any Coupon Ticket Office in the Usitsd States or Canada, or address ,
E. ST. JOHN,
New stock and almost at your own figure.
Come and get bargains.
F. V. TAYLOR.
Opposite First National bank and Post Office)
Special attention given to undertaking.
ED (MUD WMBNBi. K
J. v. Slicnvood. President.
w. E. Jackson, Vlce-Fresutent.
L. V. Albright, C;ishier.
1. A. il-sieuv. AssUaiitC.ishiftT.
Special Attention Given
J.W. Sherwood. H. Sherwood
L. 1. Allirtght. lievi Moore,
W. . Jackson.
Win. Uucker :md . Norris.
Bay and sell Exchange
Make collections and do a
3eneral Banking Business.
Interest allowed on
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CHICAGO, ILL. ;
E. A. H0LBR00K,
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H CLARKE, President, Albany, N. 7. J. A. TUTjIiEYS, Vice President
Kobt. V.SHIBBY, Treasurer.
NEBRASKA & KANSAS.
FARM. LOAN CO
PAID UP CAPriAL,$50,000.
Red Cloud, Neb. Albany, New York.
H. Clarke, Allav. Xr w York Ocn R. Bf.-ieli, B:iifonHp.i N.Y.
W. H.Rbf8on, All.ai.v, Jf. Y. E. S. Francis, PittWidd, Was
B.V. Shirey D.5I. I'lntt K.V. Hiebland. J.A. Tulieys M.B.McNit
On improved farms m Mebw.Ka a.nl Khii"as. Monev furnished as soon as the
security is apnroveo FnnciHi ana interest payaMe in Red Cloud
HIGHLAND & WECLH
Addition to the city of Red Cloud
By far the most desirable property in Ked Cloud
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20 3 SO 3
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Lots reasonable, location easy of access,
Beautifully situated. Buy now
Lower than any yard in the world.
keep on hand a full line of
Farm Implements !
of all kinds, which they sell at the
Lowest Living Rates
and on the Best of Teinis
GUMP & WARNER,
REAL ESTATE&L0AH BROKERS
Call and examine our bargains. Correspond
GUMP & WARNER.
Op.ra House Block Red Cloud
City Harness Shop
J. L. MfiLLEP
HARNESS COLLARS, SADDLE
eTSry thine usnul kept in i Sret.-!:'-
QEO. O. AND R. D. YKISER,
PK0PUST0B8 OP THE
RED CLOUD. NEB.
Complete and only set of abstract
oooks in Webster county. Grazing and
rmine lands and city property for
Among their goods we call attention to the following:
Brown Planters, Ch'eckrowcrs and CuItivatoas;
Manufactured by Geo. W. Brown & Co., Galesburg, Illinois.
Easle Listers and Golden Eagle Cultivators,
Manufactured by Eagle Manufacturing Co.
Standard Planters, Checkrowcrs, Cultivators and Mowers,
Manufactured by Emerson, Talcott & Co., of Rockford, Illinois.
Manufactured by Hoosier Drill Co
Barnes Combined Cultivators, Tongue Walking Cultivators, Hay Rakes and
Manufactured by the Barnes Manufacturing Co., Freeport. 111.
The well known New Departure Cultivators,
Manufactured be the Pattee Plow Co.T
Bugiriej and Phaetons, the Best Goods oh Earth Manufactured by
Studebaker Bros., MaaufgCo., of South Bend. Indiana
The wel' known and reliable DeeriBg; Steel Binders and Mowers,
Manufactured by William Deeriug &. Co., (rago, III.
And Last but not Least, the World Renowned-
and the Light RuBaiag
Manufactured Aultsjan, MU'er & Co., Akron. Oslo.
They have sold these goods for twelve yean sad time has demonstrated
that they are unexcelled.
Star Wind Mills,
Manufactured by Flint it Walling Manufacturing Co.
AlsoMonitorWindMilla and WaupunVnek Wlsd Mills.
You will observe that all their goods are first-class and maaufactured by
firms who have an established reputation A full line of repairs for above
The motto of the firm is "No Penitentiary Geode andlei and ae expert,
ments made with aew goods at expeateoi-oftsfomfs.'' y .
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