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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (June 14, 1889)
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Nebraska State Firemen's Associ
ation, to be held at Red
July 16th to 19th,
First Day, Tuesday, July 16.
Reception of Firemen,
Meeting of Board of Control' at 8 p, m.
Serenade in evening, Red Cloud Cornet band.
Second Day, Wednesday, July 17.
Grand parade at 10 a. m. Best appearing
company, Silk Banner. 1pm Green hos
race. First prize. $75, 2d 50. e
2 p m, Green hook and ladder race, 1st
prize $75, 2d prize $50.
3 p m, Chiefs race, prize fine 32 comb
Firemen's Helmet Hat, valued at $15.
4 pm- -Foremen's race, prize, fine belt, val
ued at $5
Third Day, Thursday, July 18,
10 a m, Hose race, 39 class first prize $100
2d prize $50.
11a m Hook and ladder race, 44 class, first
prize $100, 2d prize $50.
1 .30 p m, Ladder climbing contest, Firs
prize handsome tournament ladder, valued
at $50, 2d prize Silver Cup.
2.30 p m, Coupling contest, first prize, State
Championship Medal and $15, 2d prize $10
3d prize $5
p m, Champion wet run, 1st prize $75
2d prize $50
Fourth Day, Friday, July 19.
10 am Pompier corps, first prize $50. 2d
11a m -Tug of war contest first prize $10
and btate Championship Trophy, 2d $5
1 :30 p m -State Championship Hose Race
tirst prize, 1DU dollars and State Gart, 2d
prize 75 dollars.
3 p m State Champion Hook and Ladder
Race, first prize 150 dollars, and Champion
belt, 2d prize 75 dollars.
SAVED BY HER MOTHER.
A Wealthy Matrlatoalal Adreatarar NM
ly Marries 1IU Owa Daasktar.
"It happened about eighteen or
twenty years ago right her. in this
city. A certain man, whose nam yon
think of whenever you read about sew-Ing-machines,
because he was one of
the first and most generally known in
ventors of that useful implement, paid
very little attention to the laws of this
country bearing on marriage," 6aid a
New Btreet man.
"Never mind what his name was;
you ought to know who I am talking
about, for his matrimonial vagaries
attracted even moro attention to him
than did his valuable inventions in
connection with the sewing-machine.
When ho died, in 1875, h'e left nino
recognized widows, and no one knows
how many children, for some of his
'widows1 did not make sufficient of a
fight for a share of his estate which,
by the way, amounted to thirteen mill
ion dollars to reveal their identity.
Well, as I started to tell you, this old
fellow was the father of so many chil
dren by his half a score of 'wives that
he didn't know more than one in every
ten of his offspring when he saw them.
He had to be introduced to them.
"In order the more successfully to
humbug these deluded women to whom
ha sustained the relatiea f husband ne
gave a different name to each of them,
and he used a many names that I
guess he f orf ot some of them. He was
always a great admirer of pretty ghIt
and would spend a small fortune to
win the favor of any handsome female
of whom ho became enamored. One
Of the employes in the salesroom of hit
towing machine company told him one
day of an extremely pretty girl, who
was playing in an amateur dramatic
society over in Brooklyn. She was so
pretty that all the young fellows were
talking about her.
"Well, the did codger, he was about
fifty-two year j of age, found out when
the was to m&ko her next appearance,
and secured front seats for the per
formance. Ee fell up to the top of his
gray hair in love with the girl before
the evening was over; and in a few
days managed to secure an introduc
tion to her. Then he offered her dia
monds, dresses, - burnished house,
horses and carriages, and, in fact, all
those things which a rich person can
procure, and almost all women yearn
for, if she would marry him. Her
meetings with the ancient swain were
held in secret and without her mother's
knowledge. She used an assumed
name when she appeared on the ama
teur Stage, although more than half
the persons in the audience knew her
by the name she was addressed by in
the vicinity of her residence.
The girl listened with both ears to
what the old man said, and finally
asked him to call at her home to re
ceive his answer. He went there, sir,
on the appointed evening. It was
a cheaply-furnished and small house
In a miner poor neighborhood. The
old fellow hadn't been in the house five
minutes before his former 'wife,1 the 1
girl's mother, came into the room
where he was. They recognized each
Other, and then the old man had a
mauvais quart d'heure, and no mistake
He had not given his right name to the
woman when he married her, and she
did not know that he was the wealthy
and widely-known inventor."
'What was the upshot of the affair?"
"Well, the old man made a hand
tome yearly allowance to the mother,
tent the girl to boarding-school, and
when he died he left the daughter ho
wanted to marry a half a million dol
lars. Strange story, isn't it? But it'.
a true one, and lots of the old-timers
who read it will remember the man.
What's his name? Well, call him
Hummer; that's close enough." .K T.
not their bull-fights, it is true, but
we have prize-fighting, cock-fighting,
pigeon shooting matches, and in the
fate of. those countries '
Interruption by waiter "What
will you have, sir?"
"Broil me a live lobster. In the
fate of those countries, my dear sir,
wo may see tho history of the United
States foreshadowed," etc. Chicago
Sweet potatoes left from dinner
make an excellent supper dish if
lllced into a little boiling cream, sea
ttned with saltand a piecocf butter-
Theaame firm which
81 yean ago com
ized the Thmfting
Machine trade try
much, better tham
any machine before
known, so that all
builders of .tha old-
style Threshing Ma
chines stopped mak
ing them and copied
the new machine aa
closely as they dared
other advance, and
in their New Vibra
tor present a Thresh
ing Machine contain
ing entirely new fea
tures in separation
and cleaning, which
place it as far ahead
of any other as the
old Vibrator was
ahead of the "End
less Apron" ma
chines. Every Farm
er and Thresherman
should of owov get
full information re
garding the MEW
will be sent rrooon
IIBRATOR.I PPlition to
mvAOQtrannrzD with tbbqeogbafht of the country, ctil&obtaev
MUCK VaLUABXiE IBTORMATIOW FKOM A STUDY OF THIS MAP OF
THE GREAT ROCK ISLAND ROUTE.
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Reduced railroad fare, special ho
tel rates, Liberal premiums.
For full particulars, address A. J. Tomlinson,
chm. ex. committee, Red cloud.
Features of New Gowns.
flat fronts in pleats from belt to
foot, or else long draperies that nearly
cover tho lower skirt, are seen on tho
new dresses. Tho strictly Empire
Ityle forbids much fulness in the front
of the skirt, but it is found more gen
erally becoming to catch up the front
breadths slightly on each side just be
low the waist, and to gather the front
Breadths to tho belt. When separate
irapery is preferred it is very long in
ieed, and is usually hooked up above
the edge of the corsage, sometimes
0my in ue oacic, giving a princesee
fleet, and sometimes all around the
kips; the latter plan conceals the whole
edge of the corsage, and gives the
newest round waist, which now dis
penses with a belt, and curves owt
slightly an inch or two below the waist
line, showing the graceful tapering of
the figuro, while the drapery gives
stylish fulness about the bins. Coat
sleeves prevail in thick fabrics, but are
fuller at the top and have elaborate
cuffs. Collars are verv hisrh at tha
oack, but the front is susceptible of
great variety, sometimes having a
short vest collar, which mav 1m
straight, or pointed downward to show
the throat, or else the fronts may omit
any collar just below the throat, and
the vest be merely cut high, with
rounded corners lapping in a very
pretty way. There are a great many
turned-down collars of velvet or tho
other fabric used for trimming the
dress, but these are as high in the
back as standing collars, and in many
eases are sewed to standing bands.
Mole-Hill and Mountain.
l tell you, my friend," exclaimed
the gentleman, vehemently, as he un
folded his napkin, 'that a country that
tolerates and encourages brutality will
never be allowed to prosper. Look at
epain. Look at Mexico. We have
Notice is hereby given that I will
examine all persons who may desire
to offer themselves as candidates for
teachers of the public schools of this
county, at Red Cloud, on the third
Saturday of each month.
Eva. J. Kino.
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hunting and fishing grounds of the Northwest. Its Watertown Branch
courses through the most productive lands of Northern Iowa, Southwestern
Minnesota, and East Southern Dakota.
THB 8HOBT UNE VIA SENECA AND KANKAKEE offers facilities to
travel between Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Lafayette, and Council Bluffs, St.
Joseph, Atchison, Leavenworth, Kansas City, Minneapolis, and St. Paul.
For Tickets, Maps, Folders, or desired information, apply to any Coupon
Ticket Office In the United States tr Canada, or address
E. ST. JOHN, E. A. HOLBROOK,
CHICAGO, ILL. GealTfekrtftZasalgaa:.
PBOMPT ATTENTION GIVEN TO
Collections, Taxes Paid, &c.
Office with the County Judge, Moon Block
Red Cloud, Nebraska.
A. H. BROWN, rsor.
Elm St. and 4th Av.. Red Clond.
Get Eraa wttha.
r Iaaataace Ageata.
There is a wealthy man in Buffalo whe,
everninrA ho hecairiA mtll.tfwlv hu hw
pestered by tho entreaties of local insurance I . - r x
agents to tako outaDolicvinfavorof hla I Ullie MOnumeBtS
I wife and little ones. Not lone ago, saro the
Buffalo Courier, bo determined to be re
venged on them.. He callad on acertaia
agent and told him that at last he was
thinking: seriously of taking out a policy,
say for $10,000, but that bef oro deciding; the
matter he wished to examine tho induce
ments of two or three other companies.
"Certainly," said the agent, "but do come
and dine with me at tho City Club tomor
row." "With pleasure." The rich sua
walked away, and visiting three or four
more agents told' them the samo story
uat he was winking of talcing out a pol
icy of $10,000 or so, but was not quits do.
ddedyet in which company ho saooldin.
sure. Each and all of them extended him
an earnest invitation to "Come and dino
with mo to-morrow evening," or "What do
you say to a little supper at Blank's, where
wo can talk it overt" or, "I'm going to opea
a bottle of Madeira to-morrow evening.
Come around and I'll explain our plan la
full." The wealthy man winked to bias.
self as be left these agents, and aceeptsA
all their civilities, and for two weeks bio
family hardly saw him, for he continued to
hesitate and procrastinate, and the agents
sontmued to dine him and wine aim,
until at length, having enjoyed aun
self immensely at the expense of
the insurance companies, he one day
sat down in his offico and wrote eaoe of
the agents a little note, in which be stated
that be bad "been convinced of the better
advantages to bo gained by insuring in
another company," and regretted that be
"could not take out a policy with you."
The agents each read this note with tsars
ia their eyes aad swear-words oa their
lips, and placed a sum ranging from CB to
tQO to the debit of expense account.
D. B. Spanogle,
and Loan Age
QEO. o. and b. d. yeiseb,
MOPBIETOB or THB
to Goutj Mui OSSeE
KD luOUD. .NEB.
Complete and only set of abstract
books in Webster county. Grazing and
arming lands and city properly for
Denver to Chicago,
Denver to Kansas Gtty
Denver to Omaha.,
Omaha to Chicago,
Kansas City to Chicago,
Omaha to St. Louis,
WEST TO EAST!
A story is told of a postmaster whose
lack of knowledge of working his owa
"nest" lost him an increase of WOO on bis
salary next year. When ho sent his retaras
iabe lacked 31 cents of the amount called
for by the law to permit an adjustmeat of
bis salary. His reports showed the yearly
receipts of bis office to bo $2,090.20. As the
department allows a fraction over a half
dollar to be counted as a dollar, the post
would have been '1100 more in bis
if be had bad shrewdness enough to
ly 81 cents' worth of stamps out ef ale
own pocket. Since he sent his report be
has learned his mistake, nnd every body in
tho county cor can kick him. His was the
only caso of the kind in the 2.&0. It caused
much merriment oniony the clerks at tisf
BACCACE CHECKED THROUGH.
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ton Route are for oate by the Union
Pacific, Denver Rio Grande and
aH other principal railways, and
by all agents of the "BuMngtos
For ftmher information, appiy to
mi j agent, or to
. S. CUSTI3, Seal Tit Ag't,
HUTCHISON & EDGELL, Props.
Firet door north of City Bakery, re
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respectfully solicit your natronam
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Our Motto: Will be to nleasa all
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done in a first-class manner and in the
latest fad ot the profession.
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