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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 2, 1894)
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i DEYO & QUICK
maki: a iiushm:sk or
It Selling' the Best Drugs
i aild MWIimiiPs i( lip lmrl
WW . -w- m 1.JLM.1TJ r V JIJ..'.
In their Pharmacy Department they compound ull
prescription!, carefully mid by registered pharmacist..
m Stationery, Periodicals, Papers, &c.
Now is the Time !
TO GET BARGAINS AT
G. A. Harris
am closinor out mv
and boys Leather
Men's Underwear, Overshirts and
All winter good at greatly reduced prices.
Come early before the sizes are broken
V - -m " -m -. '""
tjt Shea & Tun
We have a complete stock or
moi,.i ,j nn
I Miii iii nq iii hi if : :,:
Q?9 Imported anil domestic table dcllcncicN, Ac. ?9?
ill Highest market price paid for produce or all hinds, to
fit SHEA&TUNURE, jjj
JJJ Bentley Blork, Red Cloud.
ICtit bci'ore you do conic around
If urncKM Bliop and buy u new kcI
or liaud.iiiuile Iiuviicmn. Have
i Sliced all Kood In tlio liar-
. LiLlliio. Here are u few of
Mlv Ml -3iJ(J
U300 ti 1 '.', 127.00
JflfS h '.' 23.00
"n iiiiiroportion. ,u won:
ltnj' wi"""ng nnu tiimming
"Sort notino.-J. O. Hutler.
TnE RED CLOUD
" lit 1 A
entire ctock of
Boots at Cost,
u he, Props,,
"MIIIHTI AX rimrcli-ServIci'3 Sumlavnt W:V
ii m !UiilT:i(lnm:Suniliivs(;lii)i)liitl.!nnrtn
Y 1' S (J i: ut C:JU ii m ami Y V 0 JJ Juniors lit
CtONCUKdAIIONA'. Cliiircli-SofvlcPS lit V
' no mil, iiml 7:S)j) in; Smiil.lv scliool nt 1 1 :30
it in, lrsut, m u: 10 p m nnu r d u c juii-
lota at 4 i in.
MrIIIOWST Cluircli-rcrlce nt til 30 a. m
inn! 7:1.0 ii, in., l'liwmth U'agUQ at 0;30 p
in. .Siimlnv Hclionl nt 1 1 ;10 f '"
Wl'IHCOlMI. Ilinrcli-Scrvlecs every
JJ wci kB. Iiy nppnliitiiiBiit.
T UTIIKUMT Churcli-Kvcry tlilrJ Kuml.i
J nioriiliiu lit 10 nVlnok.
i A rilOKOCIiurcli-Hei vices by Htipolntmom
lAI'TIrtr'lnircli Vn n'KUlnr rvlei'n. Sun.
'' il.iv hcIiooI (rcKu!;ir)ut noon, jj y u ut
CIIAI'KTi Mindavsdinolmsii m overy Sun.
A ( U W Kncli nlturiiutu Tuesday ecnlii(.
BHN Ailliem Iid(;o No 180; 10 () I'ovcrv Hoi .
riAt.ANTHKI.odei No'., Knlchts or I')tliuiH
1 hiirH'Inv 'i'iilni.
lrI)CI(iliil UnUo No COS. Modern Wouilini'li
nt Aiiu-ilc.i, .'iltcrnalu wpilnt'siluy in tiling
VAM.l'.Y Uiiltto No r, I'rntcrnal Order o( I'io-
ti'ctord, llrst aud llilrd Moiid.ief entli
"MIAHITY liodco No M A lf anil A M well
u I'n ilny oiunlin; on or lie tore tin) lull moon.
1MU Cloud (.'hauler No
v 'I linrailiiy uienlliK.
19, It A M iilteni'ilu
fillAHITY Chapter l'lMtern btar No -17 alter
4 ARPli:i.l I'ostNoSiOA it Monday eTeii.
" inu on or bi'fDiii the (till moon.
f i Altl'IKM) W II (I No H incetA nlloruato Sat
" iiritnv nflciiiiiiin. ,
"If AllY 8Ki:iJH MoIIKNUYTi'litNoltl).umht
" inn (if 'i'liir:iliK UotiitiivexinliiK.
t K AI.UY I'amii No as, S of V Tuosdny eve
tttiiis. VWIX d A
Hl'.I) t!I OUIX'iiuiiciI No IS lynlMjullo r.K
, Ion ct Aiueileu llrt nnd third 1'rlUuj wi-
CHIEF, RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY, FED.
mi.HJBIB IJ.L'IIIUI 'JL I ,
TAPPINU THE CARS.
lion- Ililrwi ('.nil Or.ilifl.mli'ii Cnrn In
"I could iifToril to nlvo n grciit
nimy dolliiM ttit'lcirltablo insllttilions
i.Mi'H join- If 1 lititl Mm irn In Unit is
stolon whllu In imnall in tlio I'ltltod
tutos" ictnnrkml ti jjraln opomtor to
n Chicago iNows tnan, and then lio road
u communication from a farmer In
South Dakota who told how ho had
shipped I, ."00 hushols not of jjrnln and
by thu llmo'it had icnchoil lhilValo and
tlio wavoliou-o tolls had boon paid tho
Train netted htm $'JiV.
"Aside from tho heavy warehouse
drain and storao charges and tho
natuial aud allowublo shrinkages, that
gialn. 1 dare say. lost tunny bushels
by thofl," continued tho 1'iirgo man.
Onoof tho moil Ingonloua and at
tho satno tlmo tho hardest to detect,
plans of bloallng grain fioni cura In
transit is tho borlni: proco-is. Oioat
iiumbot's of complaints arc dally ro.
colved at tormlnal points about tho
ravnges of 'borers.'"
'How Is tho boring procoss per
formed?" Von know that it Is almost an Ira.
posolblllty to move a car of wheat
from a Western point to an Kaatorn
market aud keep tho car going con
tinuallythat K It has to lio
awltehod fiom one rond'B yard to an
other, and very oflon when ti conges
tion occuis It frofjuently rotnalns for
hours on a lonoly sido track. Thoro
Is whoro tho boiler gota his oppor
tunity. "As It h im'poB&lblo to watch each
homo In a gront city continuously for
a night, so It Is Impractleablo for a
railroad company to watch each car
on a sldo track. Tho borer li gener
ally a poor follow who ltvos near tlu
track and wholfocp poultry and por
haps milch cows. To sneak up to a
freight train, glldo beneath tho car,
boro an inch holo In tho floor and till
several bags from tho dowupourlng
stream is a safo task. Kullroad mon
might pass and ropass without ob
serving tho borer.' who might
easily coacoal hiinsolf behind a
truck. Should' a man attempt to
break a seal and forco open a door
tho chances aro that ho would bo de
tected. Tho hoi lag process Ii f afor.
Tho doprcdatlons of thcao borors
nro becoming so alarming that tho
railroad compnnicd .havo in many
casos doubled their forces of watch
men. Strenuous ollorts aro put forth
to capture thebo marauders and mako
oxamplos of thorn. Tho tdiippcrs
would not kick so hard if tho borors
would contont themselves with taking
a oag or two oi grain irom oach car,
but when they drill Into a load, till a
few bags and lcavo without plugging
up tho augur-holo tho grain leaks out
and is se.illeieil along tho tracks for
miles. ith an inch-holo la tho
lloor ono can approximate tho leak
ago from a thlrty-lhouhuud-pouud
load. It would bo enormous on a
trip of 100 miles.
.Careful car ropalrors nro dotalled
to watch for thesu leaky ears and by
this species of precaution tho poor
shipper is often saved many a dollar.
Fortuno often comes to t'no roscuo
when tho car's cargo happens to bo
oats or corn, as tho grain Is apt to
clog up and thereby stop tho leakage.
Hutu ecu this evil and tlio octopus
that controls tho 6lorago of grain at
Huffalo. whero tho law regarding tho
elevator rates and transactions seems
to bo violated without fear, tho poor
grain shlppor Is kept guessing as to
whoro his profits aro coining from."
Tho Fiji Islanders und tho Term
dot I-ucgans arc both left-handed
that Is. thoy possoss equal powers
with both lunula, Stono throwing
from both hands is an accomplishment
thoy learn from tholr earliest years,
and one in which thoy nrnvo at a high
degree of porfcctlon. In tlmos of war
thoy throw tho spoar and other mis
siles with either baud and with un
erring aim. It is n btrango fact that
tho uso of tho right hand instond of
tho left has kept paco with tho inarch
of civilization. It has boeu found
Unit tho least intolligont of human
kind, when describing a circlo or any
similar movoraont, alwaj'H work from
tho right to tho left. A child will
also work in this fashion.
Ami rev I.niic n (iypty.
Andrew Lang, tho English literary
Ward McAllister. Is by doscont a
Scottish gyjuy. says tho Philadelphia
l'rcbs. and his not very remote an
cestors tramped through tho "Land
o' Cakos." mending tins, tolling for
tunes, and not Improbably purloining
chlekons. It is a point in Land's
favor that ho is not ashamod of tills,
as Is shown by ono of his recent
"Yo wanderers that wero my Hires.
Who ic.id m.'n's fortunes In the hmJ,
Who voyaged with your sinltliy thus
I'Vom wasto to wnsto aeros i the l.iuJ.
Why did ,vou Ic.ivo for parth and town.
Your life by heath und river's In ink!
Why 1'iy your yiny fivedo'ui down.
And doom your child to pen mid Ink!"
Tlio 31 lull t Kai Wriin;;.
.lohnnlo's aunt always liked lo show
him olT boforo company. On tho last
occasion, to provo his olllcioncy In
arilhmutli; she asked: "If 1 give
you tliruo applca and your mother
rando you give your ltttlo sister ono,
how many would you havo'i"' ,
"Throe," promptly ropllodJohnu'o.
"Why. how could that be." in
quired his mint, "vhoii you only hud
throo In tho llrst place?"
"Uecauso," responded Johnnlo, "if
ma made mo glvo hor ono, I'd tnko It
away ugiiln as soon as' hor b.tek win
turned." Harper' s Vouug l'copla
Tinlcl'N Thins: Tlint TuMii Com.
Tho things that tasto tho best aro
tho things that havo no tasto at ull
luiro wutur and pure air. Wo i-oon
got tired of .things that tasto goal
Honco it was an &S R
I Hint air una wnior, wnioa nro o.ir
i perpetual nccossarlus, wero tuu-le
JOHN DROWN'S WHISTLIi.
HUUtimI Ill-Ill' Which I'li-itiotly Sittn
iiiiiiipiI III t'lillimrr.
Of tho many porsonal relics of .lohn
Hrnwu Is uuu In duorgotown. I). C,
that has as ,ut escaped tho vigilance
of tho collectors. It Is tho batlcrod
old silver whlstlo with which tho flory
old man used to summon his follow
eis to his secret meetings In tho
stormy days just before tho war. It
wa formerly hold by Colonol Lewis
Washington, tho proprietor of tho
Dunbarton estate in old Uoorgotown,
who was present with l.oo whon
llrown with his little handful of fol
lowers was captured.
All that search revealed upon his
person was a bunch of hoys, a very
llttln mouoy mid this old whlstlo. Ho
gave up tho monoy and koys without
n protest, but plondcd for tho whls
tlo. which, of courjo, insured his not
getting It. It was carelessly tossod
Into Colonel Washington's sojrotnry,
whero It lay for yoars, until Its pros
out ownor, a cousin of tho colonol.
happened to soo It aud askod for It as
a curiosity. Tho roqucJt was readily
granted, for wllh tho colonol tho old
hero of Osawatomlo was naught but a
vagabond tllllbusteror, and tho only
commnnl ho mndo was:
Take It If you want It, 1 only
wonder why I kept tho d thing so
long ns I havo." Thus tho relic camo
to Its present resting place.
Its form is best described. Bays tho
Washington Tost, by likening it to a
long-tailed tadpole that had grown a
doi'Mil fin tho length of its body.
What corresponds to tho tall Is u slen
der jiipo. through which a current of
air Is blown llutuwlno across thu hol
low bulb at tho end giving a thin yet
mellow bound of peculiar timbto that
Is very ponotrating.
Residents of tho Ferry said, after
tho capture, that for weeks boforo
they had heard that whlstlo sound at
night without knowing its meaning.
Hut tho negroes know lU and for
them It was tho ougino whlstlo of tho
underground railway that carried so
many of lliom nwny from sunny Dlxlo
northward to tho land of frost and
freedom. Alfrod 'J rumble, In tho
SHE SAT ON THE OFFICER.
And thoSmiiKKlrr Ctrrlvil OT thu (InoUt
lio Mini Selii-il.
A few miles fiom I.ochnaw Is tho
little harbor of Dally It ay. Hero
eomo smugglcrrt had landod a cargo
of their usual wares, and theso wero
carried up tho hill of South Cairn,
waiting till a band of voluntoors ar
rived with a string of pack horses to
transport them Inland for distribution.
Tho custom-hoiibo olllcur in churgo
of tho district received Information
of their doings, in what way tho Kos
tou Herald does not say, and hurrying
to thu spit with tho only coast guards
man disongngod, ho promptly olToclcd
a fiolmro of tho whole of tho goods
Tho smugglers skulked off, and tho
one guardsman was sent back to press
men aud hortcs In thu king's name to
convoy thu precious trcasuro to
Tho o licor, pluming himself not a
llttln on his alacrity sauntered, son-try-fushtba
round and round his
prize, which lay heaped bofoiohlm
in rich profusion, his sword nnd u
brace of formidablo pistols at his side.
Presently Mntrglo McConnoll tip
proached tho groat man, wishing him
a good morning to which ho affably
replied, and accoplod Mngglo's prof
fared hand. His arm was thrust up
ward, and at tho ho mo tlmo ho was
encircled by tho siren's arms, and
with a heavy fall was thrown holp.
lossly on his back.
Maggie then sat coolly down upon
her victim, and having placed hor
npron over his oyes, sho hold him
(Irmly do.vn, as in a visa
At last, but only whon It aultod hor
pleasure. Mnsglu released 1)1 in from
her grasp. Hut when ho looked not
ono of tho articles lay in Us place, ns
ho had hiuibclf seen thorn just boforo
on tho ground.
lly und by his companion reap
peared, but only to find tho head olll
tcr toto-a-toto with n Gnlloway matron,
who. bidding thorn adieu, disappear
ed without further loss of tuna wish
ing tlicin both a pleasant rido into
Milpi 'I hut Ncer llcdirii.
Tea captains woro yarning about
ships that unvcr returned nnd various
daugors of tho doop. when a Thomas
Ion mariner related an oxpcrlonco
which, ho declared, mado his hair
riso ovciy tlmo he thought of it. Ho
nidi 'One trip 1 made from Now
York to !an Francisco is vory dis
tinctly lmpros3od upon my mind. Wo
had In a genornl cargo, including
iovonty tons of gunpowder and some
railroad Iron. Wo had a vory rough
pussanio around tho Horn and wero
tossed about protty roughly for n
week or hi). 1 could hear tho vossgl
straining und tho cargo groaning and
grinding nnd it mudo mo protty nor-
vou", i can ten you. wiion wo
i cached San 1 rauclscoaud discharged,
I found that thifly tons of tho pow
let had been slowed on tho railroad
iron. !-niuo of tho puckagos had
been broken open by tho working of
tho cargo aud tho iron was covered
wllh njwder. Wo swept up sovoral
bai rcli-, of It aud well. I folt sick to
think what jtftght Have happened."
'the ioin nfH, Moiliii.
Tho ciown of St, Stophon. king of
Hungary, 1)80-101."), U still prosorvod
with tho anulent regalia in tho for
'(roi.3 palaeo of Uudii-l'osth. Tho
:rown, or rather Us original part
iv tu tout lo .St. Stophon by Popo SyN
vostor. J I. In tlio year 1000, tho ttmo
of tho establishment of Christianity In
Hungary, aud is called tho "Holy
md Apostolical crown."
Sunday school loiiehor You should
'ear (lod, my tltllu man.
Johnny-bo I do, when It thunder
J. L. iIi.vi:i,
Red Cloud, Nebraska,
Transact a General Banking Business,
Special attention given to Collections.
Banking Oitleo in
WRIGHT ! WRIGHT! WRIGHT
Wright is the Man.
He has the largest line of Stoves in Red
You can iiiM allVird lo inlmi nccliig lili stock before buying
as you will lose money. ,
W. W, Wright, the Hardware Man.
Served Exclusively to the
21,477,212 People admitted to
the World's Fair Grounds.
Leading nne coffee of the World.
For sale onlyO iy Sherwood & Albright.
. H. Gray, the Insurance Man, Red Cloud,
Is now prepared to insure you in that well-known company,
The Home of New York.
Wnlt for lilm; he will call on you In a few dayi. You can iat
money and get more HittUftU'lory liifturanco than from any
other man. Ho lum exclunlvo control of four countlci.
Jos. C. Hlcon?k
VllOPlfrlKTOR OF TIIE-
Has tho best rigs in the city and tho most reasonable prides.
Vour order solicited und fair treatment tiuarnntecd.
North of tho Holland House.
TRADERS LUMBER CO.,
Building Matehial, Etc.
RED CLOUD,' NEBRASKA.
Xollce lo 'flcacliers.
Notlno Is horohy given that I will
Xriniino all persons who may desire
o offer themselves us candidates for
cuchora ofllio public sohools of thit
nuuty, at lied Cloud ou tho third
hiturday of each mouth.
.Special examinations will be held
n tho Friday proceeding thu 3d fcat
inlay of each mouth.
The standing required, for 2d and
Id grade certificates is lltn sntiie no
snide below 70 per OPtit,, average 80
per cent; for first grodo certilicr.to-4-io
grade below 80 pot cent., average
)() iter cent, in ull blanches required
1). M. Uuntbii, County Supt,
W. A. Sherwood,
of Red Cloud,
Miner Bros Store.
accepted as the
New Ileal Estate F'nn,
J. H. DAVIS & SOX,
Loan nndlnsurnnce Agents.
Red Cloud, -Nebraska.
Oftlce with D. F. Trui.Uy, Moou Dloak
Wo have located in Red
Cloud and will be plenf-ed to
have peoplo who desire to sell
their farms to call and list
their lands, with uh as we
have eastern buyers.
Call aud see us.
J. II. IIAYI& & iON
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