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TnE RED CLOUD CHIEF, RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY, MAY 11, 1894.
THE COUNTRY NEWS
MANY INTERESTING ITEMS OF NEWS.
l'uriililictl by Our Able C.rpa ol
Country Correspondent, Espec
ially forllhe Header, or The Chief
Corn planting is tho busineis of the
Gardens nearly all up and growing
Some corn worked over the first time.
Wm. Richardson and sons have CO
acres of corn up and 15 acres plowed
We havo had some nice showers of
rain lately whioh mako everything look
Jud Whito is making his corn
planter cliok early and la to theso day.
Burt Riohardson ii still holding
fort at tho schoolhoust and is well
Gliicken cholera is around again.
Mr. and Mrs. Trouman wero
at Wm. Richardson's this week.
On Thursday evening, May 3, Miss
Tiponcot and Miss White were mado
happy by a pleasant surpriso it being
their twelfth birthdays. Everyone
present enjoyed themselves and went
homo wishing them many more such
happy birthdays. Jumdo.
Listing corn is tho order of tho
day and most of tho farmors aro near
Mr. Lcadcsbrand gets all tho work
ho can do blaoksmithing.
Tho pcoplo turned out well Monday
and helped fix up tho grayo yard ready
for Decoration Day.
Wo aro sorry to hoar of tho sad
accident of Mrs. Potter and hopo she
will soon bo ablo to bo around again.
Mr. and Mrs, Billings visitid friends
in Kansas this woek but havo return
ed to thoir homo in Red Cloud.
Mr. Georgo Mountford is a rustlor
ho has routed 35 more acres of ground
for corn which makes him about 200
Miss Lizzie Barret has been on tho
sick list tho past week.
Mrs. Myers visitod Mrs. T. L. Smith
Tho Sunday-school at Mt. Uopo is
in good running order with Mr. Scriv
Davo Elliot says ho is papa again.
The farmers would woar a big
smilo if thoy could see n good rain at
Mr. Lambreobt entertained consid
erable company Sunday.
Cluudo Wilson and John Phillips
attended church at Catherton Sunday.
A number of pooplo from this yioin-
Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder
WftrTd's Pair HIiKejt Award.
$20 suits for 10. 18 suits for 14. 16 suits for 13. And by the way
Lots 6070, 6842, 3004, 3148, 6710 and 4483 at 13 arc the best values
in men's suits ever shown in Nebraska. Suits from 13 to to three
dollars in endless varieties. Correct styles and colors in hats, either in
FUR, WOOL OR STRAW. We go any merchant one better in the
way of prices on Un derwear.
A. GALUSHA, Manager.
ity were transacting business at the
county scat last week.
Mr. James Lockhart and family
were visiting at Mr. Letnor's Sunday.
A few of tho ladies took tho cheap
prices at Bladen last week.
Miss Lodia Lambrecht called on hor
sister Mrs. Slrcit Monday,
Mr. John Marker drove through
this neighborhood hunting seed corn.
Thore was Covenant meeting at
Catherton last Saturday.
Mr. Albort Wilson left last week
for his boyhood home, Virginia, where
he expects to visit a few weeks. 0
how theso Virginians grudge him bis
(prom Tho Loader.)
Attornoy James Gilliam of Rod Cloud
was attending to legal business in Bluo
Mrs. II. W. Runney, who has boon vis
iting rolatives and friends in this city,
loft Tuesday for Rod Cloud, whero she
will visit with tho family of ox-county
clerk, II. D. Rannoy.
Miss Hattio Runney, who has boon
visiting tho fnraily of hor brother, A. D.
Rannoy, of this city, roturnod to hor
homo at Rod Cloud, Tuesday.
Dick Gray, of Rod Cloud, took in tho
tiro mid incidontnlly niiulo mentul notes
of tho boys rapid work with the reel.
J. L. Minor of Red Cloud, visitod Bluo
Hill for tho first time last Saturday.
Aftor looking us over ho admitted that
wo woro u bottor and moro prosperous
town than ho had oxpoctod to soe.
TiiisCiiiEr, in accordance with its bi
ennial custom, is announciLg Jeff Ward
as tho democratic candidate foi congress
in this district. Tho Cjuei-'h sollcitudo
for JolT and tho democratic party, gen
erally, is really touching. An excellent
opportunity for displaying a llttlo genu
ine sollcitudo presented when that ro
moiiBtrunco was boing circulated, but it
isn't recorded thut Tar. Chief shed any
groat quantity of perspiration fighting
tho cuubo of Joir.
Most fanners aro through planting
corn. Though a few havo not com
Wo would liko to havo this pleasant
weather broken by a good oldf ashioned
Bertha Frazior has tho measles.
Viola Hadloy has tho mumps,
Grandma FitJiburn is very low. She
had boon gaining Htrongth and tho
ueo of her paralyzed hand and foot,
but Saturday morning sho took a re
lapjo and is worso than over again.
Curtis Justico of Esbon, dundayed,
will) friends near North Branch.
Rev. Adams of tho Free Mothodi6t
preaohed ot Maplo Grove Sunday.
Tlio young pcoplo of North Branch
havo formed something of a theatrical
troupe. Tho gave a taruporwioo piny
that had twenty character in it last
Saturday night, at North Eranoh in
Friend's ohuroh, Tho temperance
pcoplo of any town that has a saloon
that wants something done to show
tho effect of strong driuk and tho pos
sibility of a drunkard reforming
should havo this troupe oome and play
April showers bring May flowers.
Tho community of Guido Hook was
greatly grieved to learn of the death
of Leo Parker, son of our ex-poit
master. The oxaot causo of his death
is unknown. He was engaged ai col
lector and solicitor of tho" Denver
(Col.) Times, and was a most cstima
bio young man who was a favorite of
all who knew him. His remains were
brought to Guide Book. Tho funeral
services were held at tho rcsidenoo of
his parents, and a largo concourse of
friends gathered to pay thoir last
tributo and ho was peacefully laid to
rest in Green Lawn cemetery.
Mr. C. Craig who has boon sick for
months past, died at his reiideneo
May 4. Services held at tho house,
and remains takon to Boatnoe, his
former home, for intcrmont.
Mr. Beeves' barn burned to tho
ground Tuesday morning with all its
contents. It contained two buggies,
hay, corn, harness, horse, and other
articles. It is quite a severo loss to
the old man. It was caused by the
grand child setting it afire.
Guide Rock people will soon roalize
the necessity of means to extinguish a
fire, or at least should beforo the en
tire town is swept.
From all acoounts Guide Rook pco
plo aro preparing to celebrato Memo
Inquiry asks? Why doesn't tho
wedding bells ring? If Coxey's army
has spoiled any of our people? Why
our bachelors and old maids don't
soon wear orango blossoms? Why
Mr. L. has a new covered buggy?
(Ans. For his now girl.)
Mrs. Ed MoCuno was visiting at
her cousin's in Kansas this week.
Mr. Denno has boon roparing hit
Mr. Grant wont to Ayer Saturday
and returned Sunday.
Fred Barber beught somo hogs ol
Mr. McPartland last wcok,
Most of tho farmers aro through
plowing for oorn and some haye com
menoed to plant.
The other day Charley Tennant
ran a rusty nail into his foot which
caused him to be a cripple for tho
past few days.
Assessor (ledge was in our neigh
borhood lost week.
Mr. Ueilor who has boon in
Missouri looking over tho country ro
turnod Thursday. Ho is yory well
E leased with tho country and has
ought a farm near Springfield. Ho
oxpeots to move as soon as possible.
Mr. Orr and family from Blue Hill
Received their complete spring purchases this week.
were given u pointer early in the season not to buy
clothing earlier than May 1. They acted upon
advice, and if pou will call at their stores you will at
see that they did the proper caper in doing so.
were visiting with Mr. Reihcrs Sun
Mr. F. Tonnant
Missouri Sunday, ho
is well pleased
with the country.
Mr. James Holsworth and wife
woro visiting thoir parents Sunday.
Mrs. ilonry MoCuno was visiting
with Mrs. Tennant last week,
Mrs. Smclscr and daughter woro in
our neighborhood Sunday,
Mrs. Holsworth was visiting at
Mr, Tenn ant's Tuesday,
D. F. Tennant of Red Cloud, Neb.,
spent a few days this week looking
over this part of the country and is
very highly pleased with it and on
going home says ho will return and
locate just as soon ns ho can arrange
to leave tho windy, dusty state.
Missouri Willow Springs Republican.
T. 0. B,
Fino rain Wednesday mado
body look glad.
Tho ico orcain sooial Friday even
ing was a grand sucocss.
Everybody is busy planting corn.
Mr. Cox's sister and husband from
Kansas aro visiting him this week.
Tho party at V. Real's was a grand
suacess, Everybody report a good
Fred Fraso and family left last
week for Harlan and Furnas counties
for a two weds' visit.
Mrs. Gilliam is on tho sick list.
Mrs. Lillio Frisbio is recovering
Mrs. Minnie Jones returned from
Alf Saladen and Susio Baker were
visiting on Willow creek Sunday.
Walter Cox went to Republican
City on business this week.
Messrs. Green and Kcrchoval wcro
visiting iu those parts Sundiy.
G. W. Baker has placed a wovon
wire fonoc around his yard.
Miss Corlino Bakor from Red Cloud
is visiting at G. W. Baker's this week.
Mr. Dug Davis' team ran off with
him on tho road from town and hurt
Mr. Stevens barn that was burned
last week was not insured, and ho lost
all of his harness, four sets, Repairs
in that rcspcot cost him over $50.
Mr, Davis recently lost his only
little boy. Aged C years.
Wo had a good rain Friday night
that helped crops wonderfully.
Planting corn is the nrd r of tlio
day. Some coming up and i-oiiio not
Mrs. Potter, who got a limb broken
last week, is gotting along us well ns
oould bo expected
Leon, Francis & Siono Bros, killed
GOO rats in one day last week uud hijs
it was not a good day fur rats cither,
This is no snake story,
Drusgist Hicks is ghlng his storo
a gcnoral cleaning. ,
A. P. Johnson is giving his now
fence a coat of paint.
Will and Robt. Whitq of Holistiuo
were in town Monday.
Gcorgo Boyd has tho town herd of
cows this summer to look aftor.
W. A. Shottcnkirk of Bluo Hill
was in this vicinity buying hogs.
W. K. and L. 11. Thorno cooh ship
ped a oar of cattlo to Omaha Monday.
Wm. Morrow left Monday for a
trip through Oklahoma ar.d down in
Mrs. C. E. Hicks and Mrs. JamcB
Burden drove over to Bluo Hill Tues
Wm. Burden of Campbell spent
soveral days with his parents Mr. and
Mrs. Thos. Burden.
Mr. and Mrs. H. McLaughlin of
Doniphan, Nebr., Sundaycd with his
mother and brothor Frank,
Mr. J. L. GrandstafE and soveral
others in these parts havo tho Califor
nia fovcr. Go west young man.
Mr. Harding has built an addition
to his house which improves tho looks
very much and makes it moro conven
Prof. Allquist had to give up tcaoh
ing this week on acoount of his health.
Miss Rosa Thorn has chargo of his
room during his absenoo.
Mr, James Snow who has been at
Lincoln all spring being treated for a
cancer roturnod homo Monday evening
feeling lirt.t rato for a man who lios
had nearly ono sido of his nook and
fuca taken off and half of the lower
jaw bono removed. Ho was mot at
tho depot by many of his friends who
wcro glad to soo him return,
A nico shower of rain.
Anton Jensen is visiting in Kear
Mr. Sorgoson is listing corn for Mr.
C F Kolloy and family wcro visit
ing oa the crock ono day.
Born, to Mr, and Mrs. Bean on the
5th, a boy.
Ntlso SorgoiiBon has been sick but
iB improving at present.
1 ho assessor w-s around making
every farmor a very ploasant call,
m. jiuucrson was scou in our
neighborhood Sunday evening.
Rev. Hancock preaohed at the
school house in Dist. 41 last Suuday
Emory B.can and wifo woro pleasant
callers at Rot. Bean's Sunday.
Two gentlemen on biu teles woro
Been gliding around in our vicinity
J. C. Wihon had a fino pony killed
ono dav last wick.
Mr. Cooper and family and N. E.
Harvoy wcro guests at J. C. Wilson's
Orrin Tubor and Floyd Pitney wont
to Nuokollfl county Thursday after
Albort Wilson started for Virginia
last week on a visit to bco his father
and relatives. Ho had not seen his
father for about bcveutcon year.
Rov. Vand)ko of Iimvaln and C. F.
Kelly and his family and Miss Adollo
mid Miss Dtisy Wilson. Claud De
vaugh and F, Beau wero tho guo?t or
Clarenoo Wilson and wifo Sunday.
Corn planting Is nearly finished
largo crop has bcon planted. Smi
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Bui m loosing wen aitnougn a rai
is much nooded,
H. Cozad of tho eity gave a plea
ant talk on oblcct taaohinir at th
Pleasant Dalo school house Suada
Vandyko late of tho Paoifio ooaB1,
Salvation Army division, held the all
tontion of a largo audiance at Penn3
Creek in tho evening; both gentlomoi
uoiu tno audienoo in an impressivi
Iko Gruol our looal blacksmith i
enjoying a good patronage.
S. B. Boauohamp of Hebron, Neb
is rcnowing acquaintance in thesi
Miss Lida Wonngton of the oit;
WrtH tho gucst-of hor parents rJundaf
Officer Winfrey was in those parti
this weok. )
A sorious accident bofell Dug Davii
Monday last. Whilo returning fro:
town near mo river oriuge a part o
the harness breaking, tho tongue)
oamo down whioh caused tbo team to,"
bocomo frightened and ran awai
it : t. . t -i mwv
uiruvTiug iur. .uavis over ine aasnvt
board of tho wagon. The horatar?
kicked him broaLing tbrro ribs andp,
injuring In in othorwiso. Mra Davis
was also somowhat injured. Medical
id was summonod and thoiniuredar.
on tno menu.
Mrs. F. L. Weaver who has been
in tho oity for some time part under
tho medical treatment of Drs. Mo
Kocby and McKecby is groatly im
Warm and dryer than it was. The!
rainmaker must bo notified.
Early Saturday morning Evert Bean
and Dr. Beck wcro very good friends
Evorct looks happier than ever, It is
a boy and all doing well.
Sunday sohool was held last Sun
day at 10 o'clock. Tho peoplo arettft
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iuuiii imi iuiuiidii iu iud nun. Ucl
tho good work go on. Rev. Hanoock
preached at throo o'olook. Ho is will
ing to proach every Sunday if it is
suitable Ho will have to hold ser
vices throo timcB on Sunday at differ
( nt places. Ho will get his reward in
tho swcot subsequent.
Planting and listing corn is the or
der of tho day. There will bo thon-
sands of acres iu by tho Uit of taaj
Wo havo nothing to say about
email grain this week, but if it raina
soma soon wo will tell tho truth aexV
Wo havo always considered the
pooplo in this vicinity a respectable
class, honoring tho Sabbath by letting
their teams rest but we were informed
that h sin:!o man was plapting oorn
last Sunday, This looks bad.
Sunday-school next Sunday at 10
o'olook, Proaohing at 11 o'olook by
At this writing wo havo all that wo
asked for, two boautiful rains. We
wonder if tho old Ciller and hie
devil feel as good as the faraera do.
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