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RED CLOUD, XEIJKASKA, FKltKUAKY 12, 1001.
Miner Brothers Miner Brothers (Miner Brothers Miner Brothers
1 0-inch Taffeta Silk,
finu lustre, was 75c, now
here will always satisfy
because we know how to
supply just what you want
and at just the right
price. A wide range in
patterns, a wider one in
price -c to $1.50 each.
NEW GOODS COMING
force us to RUMMAGE out the odd lots of Winter
This month you will find it both interesting and
profitable to turn your eyes on the items that we
publish every week during this time.
They represent our fall and winter goods that
must be hurried out to clear the shelves and count
ers, to handle the fine new merchandise coming. .
No need to speak of values you will note the
The BIG STORE cut price always means
"Satisfaction or money Bach."
Pearl Buttons, 2c doz.
Dress Shields, 5c pair.
Basting Thread, iSc
Stocking Darner, 5c.
Talcum Powder, 5, 15,
$1.25 plain, S2c.
$1.50 ripple, $1.05.
$2.25 ripple, $1.65.
$1 2o plain all-wool
$1."0 Ripple ail-wool Eidordown, 1 MS
crocheted edge, finished renins & ' r9
82.2.") Kipplo Eidordown, crocheted edge, 1 &
llnished scums, frog fastening 9 ' 9r
One lot of Ladies' Shoes,
1 Ins lot contains the broken lots of various linos that are nearly
closed out. hi o the style is not the up-to-duto one, nevertheless the
ba win valup of this offer is irresistible. Suitablo for homo wear, at
a less price than you pay for home sllppora. No uso to toll you tho
former prico-look nt tho quality nud you will wonder at tho low
ENTIRE STOCK OF COATS AND JACKETS AT
Have you been waiting for this announcement? Scores of DeoDle tell nc ahmtt- tr.; o m-turi ..,
certain garments and waiting for this announcement. The suspense is over. Come today. Come any day this
month. All new, smart styles of this season, made of beautiful cloths. Very stunning and swell, or the less pre-
KJluiuuri ii yuu wwn.
- $16.66 $10.00 Garments, -
13.33 7.5o Garments,
1000 5.oo Garments,
Nazareth Waists This celebrated waist for Boys
or Girls, made of hue ribbed cotton, always
sold for 25c ; February price
A splendid variety of 10c Ginghams, in pretty
stripes and check effects and attractive solid colors.
A splendid cloth tor school dresses.
As long as present supply lasts
2 pieces of Belgian Linen Damask, extra heavy
weight, pure linen, 70 inches wide, noted 0
for durability and wearing quality, was $1.25 SmO
Ladies9 Night Dresses.
Ladies Night Dresses, made of good weight out
ing, finished seams, nicely trimmed, full skirt. Were
tfi.25 to 1.50. 10 close,
ERS, RED CLOUD.
WAR IN THE EAST.
Japan Strikes First Blow and Gains
OvcrHhclmlna Naval Victory.
Weiuloil by Russia's duplicity and
dolay in replying to her proposals re
garding Manchuria nnd Kor a, liltlo
Japan bioko -(T diplomatic relations
with Russia and on Monday night at
11 o'clock oponed a totpedo attack on
! the Russian Hoot anchored inside Port
Arthur. Tho Russians wero complete
ly surprised ani wero pAiito-strlckcn.
Aftor nn onjagomont lasting two
hours tho Japaneso torpedo boats
withdrew from the light, aftor having
badly disablod throe of Russia's most
formidable warships. Tho Japanese
fleojtotionoil outtido tho harbor, con
tinued tho bombardment of tho Rus
sian fleot and forts for a timo and
llually withdrow in a southeasterly di-
ruction, having suffered no damage
TWO MOKK MJS3IAN VP.SSKI.S SUNK
OllU'uil ndvieos (nun Tokio state
that on the arilval of tin- Japanese
squadron nt Chemulpo, Korea, Tues
day morning, the Japancto sent in
word to the Russian cruisers Vaiiag
and Korielz, giving ilium a time limit
in which to loavn.
Shortly afterward the Ruosians camo
out and attacked a Japanese torpedo
boat, which icpliod ineffectually. A
general exchange of shots then fol
lowed. After a hot firo tho Russians
returned to Chemulpo and sank nt tho
ontranco to tho harbor.
Tho crows on both the Russian ves
sels sought refuge on a Fronch war
ship at Chemulpo. There wero no
casualties among the Japaneso and
their vessels sustained no damngo.
JAI'ANKSK LANDINO TltOOI'S.
After tho sinking of tho Russian
cruisrrs at Chemulpo tho Japaneso
landed 8,000 troops without oppcti
tion. Japaneso troops also landed at all
tho chief ports of southern and western
Korcu. Alugnther throe divisions of
tho Japanoso guards of 13,000 mon
each have been landed.
The Russian warships at Vladivos
tok ale ic( bound.
'J ho goneral opinion of naval author
ities tho world over is that Japan has
giitird an immense advantage over
Russia by her naval victories.
Something from noihing a garden
from a desort. Such is tho. history of
Irrigated sections. Take land that soils
for fifty cents an ucro, put wator on it
and it soils for what? Thoro are
quatcrs of land in irrigated stations of
Colorado that cannot bo purohased for
$20,000 00 and which eai n a romunora
tivo interest on that valuation.
And yet you can purchaso irrigated
lands where tho soil is perfect boyond
Belief, where tho wator supply is
plentiful and inexhaustible, where
climatic conditions are healthful and
exhilarating, where fuel is abundant
and cheap, for from $10 an aero up.
The North Pmtto valley, extending
from Bridgeport, Nebr., to Giierttfoy,
Wyo., uni the Big Horn Basin, Wyom
ing, have been but locontly niado
available for settlement by the exten
sion .f the Burlington r.iilioad into
thobo sections. Tho irrigating oun
panies miiRthavo sttlors alonir their
ditches nud they oiler substantial in
ducemcnis in the shape of low priced
wator rights and lands.
How long will this conditions con
tinuef None may ?ny surely, hut it won't bo
for long, and tho sooner you invest tho
choapor will jou bo ablo to do so, for
the advnnce is just as suro as has been
tho.advanco in tho prico of similar
lands in other sections. For further
information wrlto to J. Francis,
General passongor agent, Burlington
120 Acroe Onoof tho best farms in
Webster Co,, $27 per acre, long timo
on part payment. Ownor bankrupt;
must bo sold. Box 108, Rod Cloud,
Wi nther 0 ild and stormy.
Mr Mathe.s has been putting up Ico
for the creamery, which ho will soon
have in tunning order.
Mrs Dr. Morrison Is nt homo again
a visit with her parent?, Mr. ami Mia,
Sun Nu'lof Biliiie.
Ed Super, malinger of the Sam Null
hardware Mure, lets gone to Colorado.
He In a hustler.
J. Rosencrnns is at home again after
a trip to tin alfalfa Holds, where ho
went in search of seed alf ilfa, which is
scarce nml high.
Bart Conlson is tinvoling for the
Continental Cio.imtry Co. Ho U one
of Woitmi'.s bright young men.
The dance at the hall Saturday night
win well attended and all hat! a good
On Wednesday, Foliiii'ity .1, at 8
o'clock p. in , at tho home of Mr. niul
Mi". W. Ii Arnold, patents of tho
bride, occurred the marriage of Mi-n
Myra M. Arnold to Mr. Roy O. Wilson
of Danville, la., Row W. J.
Meieilitit olliuiating. 'I hu wedding
was the .social event of the season.
Tho groom is a prosperous young
farmer of Burlington, la. The bride
is a graduate of both the commercial
and normal depattmeuts of the acad
emy nt Mt. Pleasant, la , nnd since
graduating has taught school in that
state. She has hosts of friends here
who j tin in wishing horn If and hus
band a linppy voyago on life's tempes
tuous sea. A large number of useful
and vnluablo presents were received
by the young couple.
Our cattlo feeders are paj ing 32 cents
for corn. ,
Noll Kersey is working for Mrs.
Ans Pounds is Miolling corn this
week. He is foodingn uico bunch of
cattlo and hogs.
Wren Cuulsnn siiys ho wants tho
girls to remember that he is still in the
market, and that if this leap year
passes and he is missed, ho will give
up and enlist with the Japs.
Van Campbell of North Brunch will
wotk forS. C. Shuck this year.
Witt Stevens of Mount Hopo, Knn,,
will wotk for W. J. Hnskins this sea
son. Reubon Koaglo visited S. C. Shuck
GrnmlmaSoderlind nnd Laban An
bnshon are on tho sick list this week.
Miss Alice Fogg of Inavalo was tho
guest of Grandpa Hicks this week.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Zalman were the guests
of Fred Wildoy last week.
Moving is tho order ol tho day for
B. S. Van Dyko was in Rjd Cloud
Wnt. and B. S. Van Djko wero the
guests of Harvey Doilriok in Red Cloud
Fred Wildoy is moving to Bostwiek
Theio is talk of a telephone lino to
Red Cloud from this vicinity.
membership and othors joined on probation.
Iaac B Colviu was in Bo.ivor Cro"k
precinct Tuesday and in Pleasant Hilt
Wednesday on business,
. Bi utter exuoots to ship from
Guide Rock this week for his nowr
home in eastern K-ttisas,
(Julio an excitement hns boon stirred,
up in Nuckolls county over tho
mysterious disappcarancu of Eli
The trustees of the M. E. church
held a meeting at Colvin's ofllco tho
Hist of the week and voted to repair
the oliuio'i and not move it, but to
secure a lot elsewhere nud build
Telephones and telephone companies
ate the talk of the town of late.
.T'isio Colvin had a birthday party
Tuesday evening, it being her 18tli
Miss Hittio Cramer has teturned
from Ohio, whurn she has been visiting
for seveial months.
There are now throo rural free de
livery routes out of Bladen.
Miss Pearl Morey lias returned to
her homo in Fairlield.
Charley Spenco and wife wore down
from Upland tho lirst of tho week.
Miss Harr of Fuirfiold is the gucht of
Prof Mooro was up from Guide Rook
Six cars of cattlo wero shipped from
Much interest was takon bore in the
reports of tho Inavalo murdor. All
kinds of rumors were afloat.
Gilbert Woodsido took some cattlo to
St. Juo tho first of tho wook. .
Charles Campbell has built a new
Mr. Adams has returned from Idaho.
Hu will make Nebraska his home in
The norlhorn benr has hal his head
turned toward us the fore part of tho
Jour. Fox is seriously 111 and is under
Tho choir singing class meeting at
Mr. John Rcauchamp's was poorly at
tended owing to tho inclement woather.
George Simpson was tnarketiug corn
in Guide Rock Saturday.
Miss Clara Alios visited with her
cousin, Mrs. Ella Shipman, in Kansas
Tho series of meetings hold at Ash
Crook church, conducted by W. T
Taylor and Jonas Cainpboll, closed
last Sunday night. Quito a number
woro rocoived into tho church on full
A Champion el Chrlstlailty.
Tho civilizod world must bo some
what startled to realize that Russia
his suddenly sot herself up its the
champion of Christianity against
Japan's '-pagan" encroachments In
It is hardly to bo oxpectod "that a
pooplo guilty of tho Llshinoff massa
cres could ovor poso us tho defenders
of any wholesome religious faith.
But tho unexpected has hnpponod.
M. Pavloir, Russian minister to Koroi,
said the othor day:
"Russia will protect Korean sov
ereignty at all costs. She would re
gard tho landing of Japaneso troops
In Korea ns ait unfriendly net, unci
would defend tho independence of
Korea against pagan invadors."
It is indeed a touching picture that
M. Pavlof presents Russia as tho do
fendor of a froofovoreignty. tho friend
But even this is not quite so touch
ing ns tho suggestion that Ruisia will
throw about Korea tho aegis of Chris
tianity us a pr tection against the en
croachments of Japanese paganism.
It is diflluult to boliovo that Korea
hiingors for such protection, sinco its
inhabitants belong to tho samo relle-
ious family ns tho Japanese.
It Is oven more diflleult to boliov,o
that any serious intention of promot
ing Christianity is ontertalnad by a
nation which Tolstoi, its own distin
guished subject, has occusod of "In
culcating by forco in tho Russian poo
plo an idolatrous faith instead of
But, of coureo, having dotormined to
extend its zone in Krea, ono excuse Is
as good as anothor in tho mouth of
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