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TflE RED CLOUD CHIEF, RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY, FEB. 9, 1894.
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Givvjn away to our Customers,
J On every cash purchase for January of Boots 3
S and Shoes at our store, we will give the pur- ZZS
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It will bo a splendid time to "(t new shoes.
"We need the money, you need the shoes.
Part of our goods at cost.
Some of them ot half price.
A few odds and ends at whatever wo can get.
The best and newest of them at u big reduction.
Buy nil you need. Buy more than you need. Buy
all you eun net. You will not lie the loser.
BLAKESLEE & KALEV.
Wait Tor tho Jnponoso tea February
A. M. Wultera was iu Ued Cloud this
W. C. Roby is out again after a
with tho grippo.
Chnrloy Muhagan wont out on
Frank McLaughlin of Bladon was
tho city this week.
Valentines at tfoyo & 0 rice's. Prices
always tho cheapest.
"Tho four vagabonds" at the S. of V.
concert Tuesday night.
Mr. W. E. Hifo and family aro homo
from a visti at Fairfield.
Don't fail to hear tho "natural spoil"
at tho S. of V. njusicnl Tuesday night.
Any farmer wanting agricultural re
ports can get thorn by calling on War
ner and Warron.
Mayor Woinor has arrived home from
tho east whoro ho has bcon buying his
, spring stock of clothing.
Mr. Hildrcth of tho linn of Fawcett &
Ilildreth passed through Red Cloud
this week enrouto to Franklin.
Receiver Uorsoy thinks that ho will bo
able to close up tho business ot tho lied
Cloud National Dank in about GO days
During tho last year Webster county
c has paid the Btato $20,000 in taxes and
leaso money on school and university
" "WtT' MW). C.Bell nnd wife gave a party
"Tuesday night in honor ot Frank Cow
den who left this week for Sheridan,
There will be a lOcent missionary tea
served at tho residenco of J. F. Winters
Monday ovoning February 12th, com
mencing at 5 o'clock.
"The natural spoil" will bo ono of the
finest and most interesting solectiond in
the S. of V. concert, Tuesday night.
Don't fail to hoar it.
W. II. Dech, a populist orator, hold
forth at tho court house on Saturday
night to a fair crowd, composed of repub
licans, democrats and populists.
There will bo Divine services at tho
Graco Episcopal church on Friday even
ing, February Oth, at 7:30 o'clock. Tho
public is cordially invited to bo present.
Next Wednesday tho old folks, tho
young folks, the kids, tho kidlots and
ovorv one will try and seo how many ucly
valentines they can send to people for
Rob Martin had a string on his oaglo
and was giving him a littlo exorcise on
tho stroot one morning this week, but
tho groat Amorican bird of freedom,
downed Bob in good shape, but Bob
hold on to tho rope although a little
Tliorn trill 1 n irrnnrl ivnlf hunt nn the
10th in tho northwest corner of Beaver
Creek township, 3Jf miloseastof Cowles
in tho Rcoso Thompson neighborhood.
No dogs allowed, and nothing but shot
guns to be usod. Tho round up will be
on foot. Don't forgot it.
Robert Martin, Jr., bolioves in liberty,
free speech and freo thought, and in or
der to show tho people that ho moans it,
ho has purchased a bald headed eugla
und placed it in tho storo window whoro
the liborty loving pooplo can viow tho
great Amorican bird without money and
On last Tuesday evoning tho Congre
gational poople gave a very pleasant and
profitable entertainment at tho residence
1 oflr. and Mrs. C. L. Cotting's. The
"Babes in tho Woods" was oxcellontly
rendered, ulso several select readings,
songs, etc. Tho receipts wore $9.20.
Evory body enjoyed tho occasion woll.
Geo. Popo informs us that ho has beon
very successful in raising alfalfu in this
county. The Cmitr wondors why it is
that moro farmors do not attempt rais
ing alfalfa. Oliver McCall was ono of
tho lirst to experiment with ulfulfa in
this county, and ho hns fully demonstrat
ed tho udviBibility of raising it in this
Tho Burlington route has changed tho
timo of No. 15, Donvor passenger from
7:50 p. in. to 5:50 p. tu. This is a very
impropriate change us it brings in tlin
iuTI, eo that our people can get it in
timo to road at supper. Our people
eiicrally. comuioiui iu uuriiiigion peo
iu for this change. Tho other truius
Attorney Chaflln wasljn GuidoRock
A lino biscuit Hour at MoNitt's, 70
conts a sack.
F. A. Swoezy of Bluo Hill was in
Cloud this wcok.
Charley Arnold fuvored this ofllco with
a rcnowal for 1891.
Got your photos nt Wogman'e gallery
and thoy will ploaso you.
Editor Gaylord of tho Fairmont Signul
was a pleasant callor this woek.
Fred Blakcsleo nnd wife cntortaincd a
fow friends on Wednesday ovoning.
F. P. Hadloy is -now hotter prepared
thun ovor to do any thing in his line.
J. L. Miner has gone to San Francisco
to tuko in tho mid-winter exposition.
Honry Fox, jr., of Nelson was in tho
city this woek, tho guest of J. II. Davis.
JooCummings has commenced suit
against Mayor Wiener for false impris
onment. Joo wants 91.000 damages.
Wo will pay you 27 contB for corn and
soil you goods choapor than any mer
chant dare sell you Chicago Clothing
Harry Ranney, wifo and baby are
in tho city, on a visit to their parents,
Ex-county Clerk Rannoy, wifo and
Tho following novel notice adorns tho
walls of Charlie Piatt's ofllco: "No Pol
Photos did you say? Well then go to
Wcgmnn's gullery Red Cloud, Ncbr.
whero ho can supply you with uny
thing in that line,
Wanted Sovonty-ilve boys and girls
to havo their pictures takon at my
gallory on Saturday next. J. A. Weh-
Thos. Emigh received a tolegram
last night that his Bister in Chicago
had died suddenly. He loft this morn
ing to bo present at the funeral.
Tho Fraternal Ordor of Protectors havo
started out again undor very favorable
auspices. Thoy initiated three candi
dates at thoir lust mooting. Tho work
Pcoplo should bo careful with cigar
stubs. The other night some ono throw
a stub on tho sidowalk and it sot the
walk on llro in front ot tho Moon block,
but tho tiro was put out by a passerby.
Mr. Marvin S. Marsh and family havo
decided to move back to Iowa, whero Mr.
M expects to go into business. Thoir
many friends will be sorry to hoar of
their determination to leavo Rod Cloud.
Two young ladies whilo using a gaso
line stovo for making tafTy, tho Humes
ignited tho fluid in the tank and gavo
thorn a big scare. Tho tank was thrown
into tho street just as it exploded. It
seems that even a gasoline stove objects
to taffy in thoso days. It was a narrow
oscnpo for tho girls.
Frank P. Hadloy is now fully prepared
to do all kinds ot painting, graining,
glazing and papor hanging. Ho guar
antees satisfaction in ovcry instance.
You will loso monoy if you do not con
sult him before giving your orders. Ho
has had sovoral years oxporionco and as
sures all of first class work at hard times
prices. Ofllco in roar of Minor Bros.
On lust Saturday, Mr. M. It. Bcntley
passed tho 5.1rd mile stone of his life, nnd
Mrs. Bontley to commeinorato tho event
invited a few personal friends to dino
with Mr. B. Mr. Bentley's lifo has boen
an evontful ono, and from a poor boy, ho
has succeeded In climbing the ladder of
atlluonco, by his own aid, and has beon
moro than successful in placing around
him plenty ot the world's goods. Tub
Chief hopes he will live a groat many
yours to come to enjoy what ho has
worked so hard to gain.
Alt McCall was in Fremont this wook
visiting his daughters, Mattio and Mil
dred, who aro attonding tho Normal
college at that place. Mr. McCall was
moro than woll pleased with tho school
and almost surprised at tho rapidity In
which his daughters aro advancing
While thoro ho formed tho acquaintance
of thopiincipiil instructors, und found
the books to enroll some 4!15 students,
Tho best tnlont is employed and much
llbcipllnu eternised, It is trim Kehrusku
has some ot tho bust schools in America
and that is ono of them.
E. P. Bottom was in Omaha this week.
Mrs. MahatToy is very sick this wook.
James McNeny was in Lincoln this
J. A. Bailoy and Dick Garbor wero in
tho city Wednesday.
A fow city warrants wanted, will pay
Miss Thedu Viors of Guide Hock was
in tho city this week.
F. Cummings and wifo of Rivorton
wero in tho city Monday.
There will bo a spelling school in dis
trict 79 to-morrow night.
Supt. Hunter has removed to tho
Bailoy properly on Codur St.
Mr. Church of Burr Oak, Kansas wns
visiting H. E. Pond this wcok.
Sovoral Guide Rock ladles wero visit
ing with Mrs. Strohm thin woek.
Editor Huskins of tho Norcatur, Kan
sas, Rogistor was in tho city thia week.
MrH.Corvillo.of Clydo, Kansas, is visit
ing her brother Nelson Longtln this
II. E. Pond has a now and nttraetivo
sign in front of his barn. S. C. Myers
did tho work.
Miss Margarot Minor is on tho conva
lescent list and will take up her studies
in school Monday.
Dick Gray was out till around this
woek working insurance, and ho roporto
business vory dull.
If you want cheap furniture, that is
bran now, call on J. B. Wright, tho now
and second hand furniture man.
Go and seo J. B. Wright for nil kinds
of barguliiB in now and second bund
goods. Just north ot Moon block.
E. P. Thomas, brother of Mrs. J. 11.
Bailoy, who liiyi beon in Ohio for somo
tlmo arrived in tho city Thursday.
Dr. F. W. Chamborlain visited Bluo
Hill and Bladen this week, and roports
his business on tho increnso thoro.
Thoso who havo paid: H. C. Wolf,
John Thornton, S. B. Viors, Mrs. A. II.
Brown, I. B. Hampton, J. S. Gilliam,
Dr. L. II. Beck is frequently called to
Rivcrton, his former home, on profes
sional business. Ho had sovoral calls
The Banks houso in Rivcrton is now
ono of tho best furnishod hotels in tho
country. Tho rooms uro spacious and
very neat, and true hospitality is shown
Chiis. Wei tier returned homo from
Chicago Wednesday night and will soon
be followed by the most handsomo and
substantial stock ot spring clothing that
ovor caino to this city.
Sinco P. W. Shea, tho uffublo travel
ing salesman has donned his now broad
rimmed hat, tho train mon, .with whom
ho is extremely popular, have christened
him "farmer" and ask him about his
cnttlo, farm implements, otc.
John Tomlinson roceivod n dispatoh
Tuesday Morning from Mrs TomlinBon's
physiciunsin Chicugo.inforraing him sho
was much worse, and to como imme
diately, which ho did. Ho intends re
moving hor to hor homo,Quincy, III.
Wuttor Chlnnock or (Linoy) is about
to becomo n farmer it is said. How fun
ny it will bo to seo him following a plow
or riding his threo-wheoled concern or
driving up tho cows and chickens on tho
sanio wheel. But Linoy will mako a
dandy to call hogs. .
Mrs. Sapp und hor son Julian are
making groat efforts to ontortnin tho
publia at tbeit boarding houso west of
tho Traders Lumber Yard. Everything
is very neat, and tho tablo is well pro.
vidod for, nnd when onedinosthore one
ho will roturn again.
Thursday morning as Thnd McNitt
wns about to begin work, ono ot the
horses Eoomod contentious nnd when
Thud startod to loave tho barn tho
horso kicked him Eoveroly in the buck,
which cnused him to carry a cane, and
walk liko ono 70 years of ago.
Bladen and vicinity turnod out on
masso last wcok and gavo a grand wolf
nhaso. Four captains woro elected, und
each had chorge of n brigade. Thoy
surrounded four sections of land noith
of Bladen and succeeded in penning up
threo, killing one and lotting two escape.
Miss Lois Popo loft for Lincoln Thurs
day whero sho will attend tho conserva
tory of music for porhaps ten months.
Lois is a bright and vorsatilo girl, with
an excollont musical talent which if
nropoily developed will Bameday mako
nor prominent in that direction. Sho
has hosts ot friends hero among tho best,
who will regret hor going us tho good
students ot Lincoln will welcome hor
Mrs. E, L. Fawcett, Miss Mary Suv
ago nnd Miss Chloo Fullor of Cowlos
wero pleasant callors Wodnosday, and
apprised us ot an entortaiumont to bo
alvon at tho Christian church in Cowles
soon. Tho entertainment will bo prin-
prinnipuuy uiiibicui, wuti maiogues,
tableaux, etc, Tho fact that theso esti
mablo ladies uro foremost in getting it
up is conclusive ovtuonco mat it will be
For tho hist few daje wo havo bcon
having lino weather in this vicinity
while, othor parts of tho country aro
reeking in iloop snows nnd cold woath-
or. Huroly Wcbstor county nnd Hcd
Cloud aro located In tho gardon spot of
tho world. It really dnos look peculiar
to seo men going around tho streets
without overcoats and in their bhirt
sleeves. Of courso wo havo somo cold
difiugreeablo weather, but two thirds of
the winter is usually us warm us the ho-
ginning or lull woutuer In other stutee,
Blnuo the above was put In typou bliz
Izard has appeared.
A TEitlillSLti MUKDKIi.
SHOT AT HIM POM (FENCE
PEOPLE SAID HE HAD UOSK
Bcemue, Well Ilecnusc, He hud
Not Seen the Following
Lint or Price.
To iict the Following Prices
You Itluat Buy the entire
Bill tu Follows.
.'10 lbs Granulated Sugar 61
0 " CoflVo XXXX 1
10 cans sweet corn 1
1 lb Popper
2 cans Tomatoos
x lb Cinnamon
3 ". First-class Tea 1
i " Smoking Tobacco
'S " Allspice
7 burs Lenox Sou
1 box Mustard
2 cans Beans
M " Cream ot Tartar
1! Lamp Chimnoys
10 lbs Itatsins
5 Curruuts -..
1 " Baking Powder
10 boxes Mutches
2 cans Sardines
R. M. MARTIN & SON.
Red Cloud, Neb.
New IlAiiNE-iH Siioi'. Tho brick build
ing south ot tho liromnn's hall, known
as tho Chanoy building is now occupied
by u full lino ot harness, saddles, eto.
Jos. Foglo formerly of Cowles huving
bought tho stock ot Juke Miller nnd
added moro thereto has located in that
building and 1b now ready for business.
Wo have u porsonnl acquaintance with
Mr. Foglo nnd know him to bo us honest
us the day is long, and an oxporloncod
harness maker. Ho is now increasing
his stock, nnd will no doubt do his
share of tho business in that line.
Nuitials. Wednesday morning at tho
Catholic church occurred tho
wodding of Mr. James Doylo nnd Miss
Agnes Postolwnito. Tho bride is a resi
dent of Guido Rock and the groom is u
near resident of that place. Father,
Quinh performed tho ceremony most im
pressively uftor which tho worthy young
couple drove to tho home of the groom's
father, ThuinuB Doyle, near Guido Rock.
At G p, m. an elegant suppor was served
and later tho guests which oxecoded ono
hundred in numbor, enjoyed a pleasant
danco. Tho newly wedded couple aro
very popular in thoir communi ty, und
nro said to bo rollncd young poople of
tho highest merit.
Tin: BitiuoE. Tho signs havo bcon
put on tho big bridgo, condemning it as
unsafo for travel. This is a pretty how-do-you-do;
a bridge that has bcon up
It na than four years to bo condemned as
unsafe; surely thoro is something rotten
in Denmark, especially no, wherein tho
bridgo cost enough to have it last for
ten years without a cent's worth of re
pairs. There has bcon ninny rumors as
to fraudulent transactions in regard to
tho lotting of und construction of this
great bridge, nnd now comes tho nows
that it is unsafe, It ought to mako ovcry
individual tax payer's hair stand up
with rago at such flagrant injustice.
Tho bridgo committee should wasto no
timo in huving tho bridgo repaired and
put in condition to travel over at ouco,
und hereafter, seo that thero is no col
lusion bctwoon bridgo companies und
bridgo committees to dofruud tho tux
payers. Tho bridgo cost 913,000 and
ought to bo good.
CitnAMEiiv. During tho last fow
woeks numerous kicks havo boon com
ing to this ofllco on account ot the failuro
ot tho Red Cloud creamery to mako reg
ular runs.' The Chiep beliovcs that tho
parties who own it, und who received a
fair sizod. donation from our citizens
should run tho croumery just us they
agreed to nt tho timo the donationo wero
mado. Croamones run in othor places
nnd pay, why not in Rod Cloud? For
instance, look at the creamery at Bluo
Hill. Mr. McBrido startod with a limit
ed capital and has mado monoy every
day und hns done u good business, often
churning 1200 to 1500 pounds ot buttor
during tho por dny. Thero should
bo an offort mude to operuto tho croum
ery from now on, by thoso who own it,
MesBrs Parker und Fulton or givo some
ono elso u chunco to do it. Rod Cloud
is certninly entitled to havo u good
A CoMi'AitisoN. For n number ot
yours Webster county has boon indulg
ing in what is known as the supervisors
systom. Wo havo beon handed the fol
lowing figures in comparison of the two
systems of county government,
viz: Supervisors system und that
ot tho commiEsioncr system. How
evor, we only show tho un-nuul ox
penso ot tho lust year ot the com
missioner sjstetn, which isnfuirnvonigo.
18S5 Commissioners expense, 21)2 80
183(1 Supervisors sularics 610()2 50
18S7 " " 131!) 15
1888 " " 1525 iK)
lonu - iuvj u.j
For the four yours ubovo tho supervis
ors drew 82 por day. For tho eurs ap
pended tho per diem, has been 83.
18!K) Supervisors salaries 82035 10
18'Jl " " 1318 05
1S92 " " 787 50
1803 " " 2112 05
Average amount in salaries per
innr ... . AIJOTI 17
This far in 1801 tho board huae.xpoud
ed in salaries 9528 and it is probable
tuu cx enuo will oxceecl tliat ot 1603
Tiik Cnir.i' gives thoso llgureo to show
Mia rnliill rn nvruMiRti nt Miu iirn un.fnnm
We Loliino Unit it tho matter wus put to
11 yum iuiiu wiu iiiuuiy wuuiu ruiuril lO
the commiulonor svitem.
THE "RC" FLOURING MILLS'
All Grades guaranteed by tho Mills.
Cash Dry - Goods
Special Vlugs in
Ladies and Children's
THIS W E EK.
We have some great bargains in them
that should not be missed.
Also New Embroideries, t
New White Goods,
New Dress Goods,
Ladies and Children's Shoes,
We can show you some of the best val
ues in shoes that have ever been shown in our
city. We are loa'ded with bargains. Come
and see us.
6. A. Ducker & Co.
ODDS. AND ENDS.
J. L. Millor is crippled with a Boro foot.
Joe Ilcrborgor has built an udditiou
to his barn.
Mrs. Gooch, mother ot J. A. Boyd, is
seriously ill this week.
Mr. Van Darorrof Uurr Oak, Kunsus,
is in tho city this week.
Mr. Illanchard of Iowa, is a guost ot
Kov. A. P. Hull this week.
J. S. Whito has fitted the interior ot
his ofllco vory beautifully.
The Y P SO K of tho Christian church
moot to-night at Mr. Moharts,
Revival moo tings uro to bo held in tho
M. 12. church commencing with noxt
Mrs. W. W. KinRslaud has returned
to hor home in Iloatrico, attor a two
wooks visit in this city.
Tho masqurado party at tho skuting
pond lust night was a success, neverthe
less although notwithstanding.
This is Tub Chiki'h farmer weok so
tar for rural correspondents' Lot thorn
como. That is what our subscribers
Mr. Cozad is moving to the houso re
cently vacated by Mr. Mutklu, und L,
C.Olmstcud will ocoupy tho Cozad
A young fellow from Angels Orovo,
California, rodo through hero on u by
cicle Thursday, bound for Ft. Hiley
Charloy Dow ot Newcastle, writes to
Grand-pa Dow, thnt it is another girl,
und Grand-pa is walking tho streets
with many smiles on his countenance.
Hurt Wright hits beon building eve
troughs for O. L. Cotllng and Kov, Geo.
Veiscr this woek. Ic fact his work in
that lino is not wholy confined to lted
Cloud by any means. Mr. Wiight has
many orders near Hlutlun. Campbell,
IllucIIill, Hivertou and Lebanon, Kan.
Why Hootl'a Wliw.
l'reidnt Lincoln shIJ, "You "ennunt
fool the people n socoud time." '1 hoy
are too quick to TsooguUu iet morit or
lack of ir, and cling ouly to thoe things
which lluy nnd to be what lit claimed for
It is wpeoiiilly grutifiug that the sale
of Hoodtt tinmaparilla incrunsei most
rap'dly In those sections where it is bout
'Iho Inforeuco U plain. Ucod's Harsa
parillu has proven that i pohtsiis ncn
uluo merit. It maintains a high t indard
wliloli others cannot even npproaoh. It
in tho tiuot.lo'a favorite blood-nurifvim?
and building up medicine, and it more
popular this year than ever before, .II
this became Hood's cures,
MONOGRAM, 90c Per Sack.
PATENT, 80c per Sack
B. S., 65c Por Sack.
THE EDITOR'S SAY.
Bloody old Kunsus has hor eccentric
itios, but sho gets more freo advertising
than any other state in the union,
Tin: Wilson bill has passed tho house.
now what will happen is the most com.
Every family should nse Dr. Sawyer's
Fnmlly Cure for all family dlflloalties,
each as Stomach, Livor' Ktdnoy and Bowels
lyo & Orioe.
A Gorman female farm handeumloved
in hoeing tho Holds, receives 12 to 17
cents a day.
If you have never kept Dr. Sawvet'i
Family Cure in your family you ire sot
doing your duty to yonr family. Yob will
nna it very useful. Deyo & Grioe.
In tho Kruppaun works at Essen thoro
nro 10,000 men employed, and the average
daily wages paid aro 81 cents.
Fomalo sorvants in tho Azores, who
havo thoir own clothes, rocolAo 81.05.
A cook lnCoylonisnnidl3.50amonth:
a nurso tho samo; a coachman, 4ja gar
Dr. Sawyer's Family Care safely and
thoaroughly cures all difficulties of the
Stomach, Kidneys aud Bowels. Deyo &
i m - --
II Should Be In Every House.
J. B. Wilcon, ;)71 Clay St., Bharpsburg
la., says he will not bo without Dr. King's
Now Discovery for Consumption, Coogl.s
and Cold?, that it cured his wife who was
thrimttncd with Fnunmonia after aa at
tack of "La Grippe," when various olher
remediea nnd htivrrnl tnivsIi'lnnH dm! Innn
her no good.' Robert Barker, of Cooks-
port, l'u., claims Dr. Klng'g New Dl
corery has dono him more good than any
thing he ever used for Lung Trouble
Nothing like it. Try it. Free Trial Bot
tles nt C. L. Cotting's Drugstore. Large
liottlis, CUo. und $1.00,
lutcows l KoftU 00
l'otatoos , .... (
Chickens dot. 8 (K)
Turkeys lb. r
ltetuil price ot the lied Cloud Milling
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