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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 7, 1888)
2ii ' superiority over
The Merchant Tailoring1
& 4. A & - . .
von me pi- - ooo
t select fron. t
A great advantage to bnyeis at our hcue of ready made
clothing is vre have the tailors in the building
-? and can make any necessary alterations
;. at once. If a large stock, and
Are of any object to you. and rant to buy
goods on their merit it riil certainly
pay you to look u? over.
Our assortment of Clothine, Mens Furnishing
roods, Hats. Caps,
Trunks, etc., will be unusually large
this season, and are bought at
prices that will sell them.
C. WEINER, Prop.
Red Cloud and Wyr-oiv.
Berg & Galusha,
Hstc their fall -od n:-"Jv all in. 'ev;r was there shown vs. Red Clond
A Better Selected Stock of Suits f
We don't clai :o show jon the largest stock, bet we not on 2 -
pared to demonstrated the fact that we have
Nicest patterns, and more than
all the only Patent Shoulders
in the city.
, .,. ... -,ihr.
"? the CHEAPEST TRUCK in the
'is onlv tmck bnt the people
Children and Boys Clothing' !
TVe will s ycu a dollar a suit from My other clothin? outfit in town.
Come and see for yourselves !
-Tc- knew ai we hw been dcing all sunnier in regard to prices,
ic- cv. - VKe& to do still more this fall.
ces. ana aa tne tarncrs conn;t.! vrith ; o-..
KS UdB?i!e f t ?ce; Why' l '- Pils.and in debt to a number of
oagbt to cave nearly one hundred and tea bookmakers. Mr?. Oswald received a letter
UHB&u rkoaaufir hat Biar Tnf.,1 nn T i r l . . . - - -
. . .
;hin ever uffTeu at;
ir (cis wen: sptrc-
lis an! have many
.. VVr ... l:v j
.v running; in full fore
s and siot samples
Boers and Shoes,
Bides this fine line of eoodi", we
city, for when you get. a fall suit for 3
cry for them, ?o va keep them.
We are pre-
when Robert was left ut-
t nu a utrtt
(The ihd (Tunid
tico. iJail is in tne cit
Iinai crajoas at Co;tint:s
A. T. Urmsbv i in the city today.
Dr DaajereM aad wife have return
ed from HI: no;-.
The lars;et I Oct. Uiblt in the
worM a: L'ottines.
315 Ho-o Euiih - home from her
vi.-it to v'olby. Kansas.
Prof. Lurrsn has our school? in
good rann:nc ordpf now.
31 j Partner." at the Open House
j Monday uisrht. Sept. 10th
W. 0. Robinson of Bloomington-wa-
in the metropolis Tuesday.
F. V. Taylor and wife leave for
Clinton. Mo . on Friday evening.
The democratic senatorial convolu
tion meets in Red Cloud on the S:h.
A. J. Kecney and wife left last Sun
day for a pleasure trip through Iowa.
If you want to see nice Nebraska
corn, home grown, call on Dad"
Mr. L. H. Rust leaves in a day or
two for Chamute, Kansas, to visit hei
The street cars will cairy school
children to and from school for $2
31. R. Bentley has moved his office
iato his own building lately occupied
3Irs C. Wiener 3nd 3Iiss Nellie
Adelshiezij left this morning for
Sioux City, Iowa, and Chicago.
A J. Strftcr, presidential candi
date on th4 Union Labor ticket, is
expected in Ked Cloud on the 11th
Our exchanges speak well of the
Ail Star Th-:.tre Co. They will ap
pear at the Opera House all next
Uncle Tommy Leed is another one
of t' .-e 1S40 rer 'lblicans and will
vote for B-n and Levi if he lives
Iloward Caber C parts for the east
on the bth. Will Smith, Wrirht
Thornbursr, Dave Kaley and Frank
Gump will go ith uim.
There is no place like nome. II. I
E. Sanford wh recently sold out here
and moved to Del Norte. Col., is about
to return to Red Cloud, and has rent
ed 31. R. Berkley's dwelling, opposite
Mr. Adam Saladen, of Pleasant
Hill township, who has been, sick for
several week-, died Friday nigut at
his late residence. He was well
known in this city and county. His
many friends will b pained to leara
of his death. His funeral took place
At the democratic convention held
in Lincoln the other day, Congress
man 3IcShane was nominated for
governor. This will be an empty
honor, as he stands no more show of
being elected than does the man in
the mooa. It will take a very strong
magnifying glass to discover his po
litical remains after the November
The rogues who so nearly fleeced
two of our farmers yesterday were,
finally discharged without a bearing
on giving up all of their ill-goten
drafts it being very doubtful if a
technical crime could be proved
against them. County Attorney Gil
ham aid Messrs. McXeny and Wilcox
Reserve credit for the successful con
duct of the affair whereby not only
3Ir. Hefflebower's drafts hut so far as
caa be discovered all the paper they
had secured -ss surrendered.
pcrsuti -aj srvc it ui sx. to ruu re-
dare ray that Mr. Heath wonld pladlv
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lit 3ev- aCr. I:uo :
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p. A Vad Etui"
iuzoC Hrl-iJiiar.rt ITonorrl Voan:
On Stsrtiav .ft.-rrii.- v. -.boat five
o-'clork ;rd was ir- u i.t to i..:. city
that Chifrlt. Titi- haW f-iier into a
rell on 'phu Wiiinrlni'f.- Sa-e -nd
h,d bre f-it&U iajiirl. Io a short
-.aee of time a la'e . uaibcr of our
citizea" hurr i& t .t'je -cent
ace'dm prr:,ar -d t aid in his res
cue. bt help ca. uf m avail a5 he
had b-en suf-'csfd by Sr' damp. Mr.
L'itus had been cleaning out wc-ils.
iid h.id jut r.i.-ei il-e tieiriek ovt-r
the fatal wrll fr thf purpose of clean
it out nerer 'U-:)f;tii.g tha dt-att s
t iiir-i wa? lurking near at hand, wait
ing to quet.ch ih ii-ht and life that
w.f- so bouvantly burning in his bos
om with fund hpcf :u bright an
ticipation, and with (ju ckeiied step
he moved toward the weli. grasped
the rope and let himself don into
the vawning gulf that awaited him
.tnd with a nasp he let go the rope,
and that v.as th- last of life. He
was hnall brought to the surface
and everwhius done that as possi
ble to restore him but the damp had
m.ide it: work rffectu.il and all ef
forts to rest-ue were futile. After
his body had'-beeu taken out of the
well a test was . m ide to see if the
cause of d'-ath "as fire damp. A
bundle of hay was lighted and lower
ed. At a depth of ab--ut teu feet the
tire would jio out. showing the pres
ence of the deadly poison. The well
wa 2S feet deep. His death is to be
aepl'Ted as he was an exemplarv
voun man and will be misled by his
friends and asociat: s, and oy his
aed paient'1, who have the sympathy
of the entire community in their
hour of trouble and sore affliction.
The funeral services occuired this
morninn and was attended by a large
coucour-e of our people. The Chief
extetids its condolence to the sorrow
ing parents and irieuds in their sad
A Oanrroun Runaway.
D C. 31 ers and familv took
drive into the country on Sundiy
and when fairlv over the line into
sunny Kausas, while driving down a
draw the harness gave way on the
horse, which become so frightened
that it turned the buggy over, spil'
ing out 3Ir. 3Ivers and familv. twist
ing off the top of the buggy and
otherwise demoralizing it. Fortun
ately Mr. 3Iycrs presence of mind
saved what might have been a fright
ful wreck. The horse was frantic.
but while the folks were entangled in
the buggy he held on to the herse
for dear life or there would have been
a sad accident. As it was they came
C ha aed Haads.
About one year ago the Red Cloud
National Bank was purchase by L. P.
Aibright, J. W. Sherwood and others.
Today it has changed hands again,
L. P. Albright. J. AT., H., andW.
H. Sherwood, and Mr. Norris who
own the controlling interest, havitg
sold to a syndicate headed by our fel
low townsman 31. B. Edlcman, who
will be the cashier, under the new
regime. The Chief extends congratu
lations to Mr. E. and are sure that
under his management that the bank
will flourish, and we wish him and
the Red Cloud National bank success
School Books at Cottlnc;
A fnct not very well known L thn
theaters lighted by electricity th
By Straiior, I :Iic War Dave HelGe
Siotver N --aitl i he I'ted.
Late Thur?da-. afternoon, two well
dre-sed. slee'-c-lookine men who have'
been making their headquarters here ; ti.u mor:,in, t;; ,r a man had beea
for P7-ral days tryinir to w..rk vS on j fnn,j jeaj t-ar, P mi2i. norch of (iaid
an unsuspectinr public one or smn i0. jan; ruRjrs er2 ,ec a:joat.
alleged patent ri-ht in the shape of J eonn-eting the death of the man with
anoiistov and a hou-e anchor fr' Thoe of the iynchei of Gcide Hock
ho'.cin- down houses in case a eyclone for knowing too mu-h in re-ard to
-hoiiLi come tins way. created q'-.ite a' (joles nummary shortness on this
breez- on -ur streets in making ;-n terre-tial sphere. i.Tit upon investiga
efforr to di-:ose of an ac -epted dr. ft tnn h seem- that Cumsev wa- an oli
un David fieSebower for $300. There bachelor and lived alone, and it is
seem, d to be some question as to 5a;,j at t;me3 icifc;ned freely of the
whether .Mr. H. gave the in-trumeat. ardent, and it i- thousht that he had
and one of our citizens quietly o:it become despondent and wlule in that
out to hi- farm to see if it wa- the condition concluded to end this Stfol
case wh-n he wa promptly informed dream by taking his own life. Coro
that he had not. but had signed w'at i.er Schtnck is now holding an in
he supposed to be a bond to be held , qUat over te b0(y Thebullet is
until there had been sold a certa-n g l0 fcave pa5Se,j through Cumsey a
number of the cables, when the docu- necfc making death sureliad certain,
ment woul be returned o him It
eem however, that he had sign-c
anoti er kind of a document than that:
whicli nu ira. The men seemed;
to be n a hurry to dispose of the pi-j
paper which created a suspicion that i
all was not r.eht. and 3Ir. Hefillebow-'
er was hrouaht to the city as soon as Warner, real estate agents,- leavea
possible to g-t out warrants for their tomorrow night for Obio where he
arrest. hen they were confronted goes for the purpose of iaikiBg up the
with the facts th sharpers bristled west, and if possible induce the peo
ud ani said thev would see if he i Pe 'kt country ta. make invest-
wouid ueo- hi own paper, and started
oten-ibs t hunt up Heffi ebower.
but an repi rted to have meandered
towards the hotel where thev t con
cludea to tak- a buggy ride. By this
time the w.irrtnt was out and placed
in the hatids of Officers Grice and
Potter who- went after them. This
was ten minutes later but they over-, whereby they could double it in a
hauled and arrested them near Amboy. ew raonths. Nebraska is stepping
It is reported that a large number of J t th- front t aad now is he gold
people h-7 be-n tricked in a like (en oopurtunity for eastern capitalists,
manner to H fflebower. but at this ; and fanners to ecis wfcere the lilly
time we are unable to say as to the blcwns. 3Ir. G. goes in the interest
truth of the matter. It is certainly J -he firin- and r;iil no doubt induce
strange that people will be taken in ' a sumber of people to invest in the
by strangets at this age and stage of . rapidly growing west. He goes sup
th world. Thev will have a trial this PIied wit& QiapK photographs, plats.
afternoon before .Tudsre West.
The- Foolkiller sat in the shade of a
tree after a hard dav of toil in killing ;
a the men who do nothing but grumble-
j and uselessly encumber the soil. "I
j there -nv one else?" the Foolkilhr
cried an then he cut a big caper as he
thought of the man who never sub
scribed, but always borrows the paper.
The Foolkiller wiped his trusty old
blade on the skirt of his garment gory,
and started after the infernal fiend who
says "that reminds me of a story.' The
Foolkiller paused in his hird day's
work and sought rest from his ar
duous labor; but his joy bubbled up
as he thought of the morn, when he'd
murder our borrowing neighbor. Oh
the Foolkiller' s work is a righteous
task, and if pursued until his task was
done, very few would see to-morrow's
morn fewer still its settisg sun. Walt
The Signal has always had great
confidence in the ultimate building of
the Nebraska Southern through Guide
Rock, and every day the prospects
grow brighter for work commencing
on it at an early day. On Thursday
a giading outfit consisting of eight
teams that had been at work on the
Santa Fe, near Superior, passed thro'
town, and informed some of our citi
zens that it was their intention to
camp a few miles west of town where,
they would await work on the Nebras
ka Southern, which they were assured
by the contractors on the Santa Fe
with whom they had been working
would be commenced in a very short
time, probably by the 10th of the
present month. Signal.
uj-irr :rt vat-ant unui xn ceicr;
planted there a.t its proper season."
EVTXXK; Bri.I.KT UOITK.
PatCunie. ofsinio'e Knek. Shuttle
oir Tar ;rjrt.-ii .n Br hon:in
:31i;i-e.fT3ircG:i th- eck.
Word wa- recei-: M in this v. itv
Jlr. rievMaaa to the Coi
nt If yuu thin1 till be-Peral-5ou
Flense nam! it tuck to me."
F- R. Gamp, of the firm of Gump.
ments inJUd Cloud. This is a laud
able pafpaaa and wie&uae Uoks-.OTe
the breid prairies of Nebraska, and
especially Webster tountj, ha won
ders why it is that some one has not
done so ere this. There ara many
and numerous changes here far east
ern parties to infest thehs money
e:e., showing ihe advanages of the
Shrifty growiag city o Red Cloud.
and Webster aountv.
A CJIanse or Saae.
R. 31. 3Iariin. Sr.. who has been ia
our city for about two years, Las pur
chased the stock of dry goods lately
owned by Athow & Young, and will
henceforth.be found behind ;he coun
ters of ths Chicago Store ready to
sell the people goods. 3Ir. 3Iartia is
an old hand at the business and thor
oughly understands the necessities of
the trai.-. He will be ably assisted
by his son Robert. The Chief
wishes- the new firm prosperity and a
i;How dear to my heart is the
school I attended, and how.I remes
be? so distant and dia, that red-head:
ed Bill and the pin that I bended,
and carefully put on the bench under
him. And how I recall the sururisfi
of the master, when Bill gave a yell
and sprang up from the pin, so high
that his bullet head smashed up the
plaster abore, and the scholars all
set up a din. That active boy Billy,
that high-leaping Billy, that loud
shouting Billy, that sat on a pin.'
Aaataer 1 840 Vetera.
Henry Fulton is now 77 years of
age. In 1S31 he became of age and
Toted at the next election for a demo
crat and continued to do so until
1340 when he concluded to join force
with the Harrison party and yotei
for him fcince which time he has vaft
ed with the republicans and will do j
Johnny, much surorked .and not-
uisnearteneti. minded ove" th
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