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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 16, 1904)
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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA. KEL'TISMIIEH, Hi 1904,
TWO for ONB
Our August offering of Dress Goods,
"2 Dresses is Price of One"
continues till September 15.
Goods only on center table.
New arrivals in Ladies,' Misses' and Chiidrens Cloaks
LADIES TOURIST COATS -LADIES
JACKETS - - - -
MISSES TOURIST COATS - -
CHILDRENS COATS.sizes 4 to 10
Blue piped with red Special
$7.50 to $15.00
. 5.00 to 12.50
7.50 to 15.00
A Rood rain full liu.o last Monday
Mr. VillinTborncle!t Inst Monday
evening fur H ddicgo whuro sho goes
to visit her son.
lfoib MeCoy bus returned from
i)r C Wegman of Bluo Hill was In
this city last Friday.
Mr. Duvld Steel who bns been visiting
his sister Mrs. A. Heed returned to hid
homo in Concordlda, Kansas, last Mon
Mr?, (ieorgo Newhmno drove op
from K'd Cloud last Sunday with her
mother who has been visiting with her.
Mrs Nowbouso returned homo again
Mi Hessle Snycber began school
last Monday in the I'.ainviow district.
A Partition was put in tho big room
at tho hciioo! bouse and tho third
teacher has been employed.
Tho Hot brothers gavo a dnneo last
Tuesday night in tho Hotilier building.
Quito a largo crowd was thero and on.
joyed a good tiino.
New Fanay Nouelty Brilliantine
lf Rrnwn nnrl R1n ..... An.-.
Other values at 75c, qoc, $1.00 1.50, and 1.65
Voiles at 60c goc $1.25 and $1.50
Wool Suitings at 50c to $1.75 per yard.
54 inch Suiting, Blue, Green, Grey at 6cc per yard.
Sample line, large lace collars, in
Venise, Oriental and Repouse lace.
Prices range from $1.00 to $5.00
Colors Arabian, White and Ecru.
LACE STOCK COLLARS
Sample line at 20c to 75c each.
New Satine Petticoats
The Strongest line and Best Values
we have ever seown. Price's range
froM $1.00 to $5.00
Interesting Items Gathered
by Our County Keporters
Don't you think it aoout time to put
up the boating stove.
Mrs. Jip and her son L)wis left Mon
day for their homo a. Htonson, Iowa,
Henry M ttor met with qui e an
accident Saturday afternoon. Tho
ropo on tho hay derrick broke and let
the derrick fall striking him on tho
l3d, It is not so serious but what bo
wifi'be at work soon.
lloss Wilwn is engaged in painting
tho bank building this week. A good
coat of paint will go a great ways to
ward helping tho looks of it.
Tho school scholars nro very busy
fixing up the vacant room down stairs
so us' to use it for a gymnasium,
Kvan Hutchins is quite sick with a
Miss Marion (ireenbalgh is visiting
with ber sister Mrs. V. H. Vance on
Frank All8 was on tha sick list last
Harvv Taylor is at homo again.
J. V. Smith was at homo last Sunday.
1) T. RPtl and family woro visiting
friends in Gartild last Sunday.
(irant Sbldlor sold tifteen
N. h. D. Smith this week.
Wo bBd a light rain Tuesday morning
causing low temperature.
The Methodith people are again Bt
work repairing their cburoh.
Ellas Lockbart and his daughter
Lottie were visiting with N. L. D.
Smith last Saturday.
Mr. Shebam and family from Hum
bolt are hero seeking a location for a
Mr. Duller bought some peacbe9 of
N. L 1). Smith last Wednesday,
Tho salo at J. J. Kvans last Tuesday
was well attended and proderty
btougut good prices.
The interstate rounlou is now a
piece of history to which many relfer
euces will be made in the future.
Taken on the wholo it was the most
successful which had been hold iu this
section of the o mutry; because of the
crowds which attended it and the man
ner in which it was conducted through
out the entire week Friday Old
Settlers Day was the best day of the
week. The number of people present
Friday is vn' lously est mated nt from
8,000 to l.r,000. As near as can he
ascertained thero wero moro than 4,000
people who gut their meals at tho
restaurants and hoels on Friday.
The committees who had tho reunion
in charge may feel justly proud of
their work. Thero was good speaking
every day by brilliant speakers: Gov.
Mickey, George W. Hergo, E. J. Hur
kott, .1. L MoBrion, It. I). Sutherland,
Congressman Norris, and many others
interested tho people. Mrs. H. D.
Cougdou of Piwneo City spoko for tho
Womuns Relief Corp and was loudly
Tho most noteworthy nddn ks of tho
entire week was tho speech of Judge
Lee S. Estelle, of Omahii. Tim Judgo
iu tho spring of 1872 trumped into Hod
Cloud with Dr. I. W. Tulloys from
Harvard, which was i ben tho neaiost
railroad point. They slept, at night
on tho siiud wrapped in 11 blanket at
Spring llauoho. Aftor spending two
years in tho practice of such law as
was to be practiced, tho young lawyer
removed to tho eastrou part of tho
btate, where his careor has been at
tended with uniform and distinguish
ed succo s. Still ho retains iu his
memori s tho affections ho made and
experiences ho underwent during his
two or three yoirs residence iu this
county. Moro than that, ho is the
only man competent to address a large
audience effective y who lived In tho
valley during tho years 1872 uud 187.')
Uult-ss we except tho Kiv. George
Hummel. Th judgo is n speaker of
ability, but it is not his e'oquencc as
an orator which makes him peculiarly
interesting to theChiof and its readers.
He lb one of tho founders of tho Chief
and bis story of the founding of tho
first paper iu tho valley and iho pur
chase and history of tho old fashioned
press with wh ch it was printed was of
so Interesting a naturo that wo desire
to give it as nearly as wo can, as it foil
from tho lips of tho speaker.
Having earned a Hi tie money us
assistant secretary of state, n position
ho attributed to Silas Garber, after
ward Governor Garber, he put this
with a like amount furnished by W.
N. Hichardson mid Mr. Gurber, und
with it a 1 started out to purchase a
He found an old Washington hand
press in the possession of a Mr. Mo
Muiphy of Plattsmi'tith whoso history
madonbtiong appeal to his fancy
It was said to bo tho press which was
used by El'juh P. Lovejoy, tho first
distinguished martyr iu tho war of
freedom against slaveiyou Amerlcau
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In order to get both room and
money we have put prices downun
till they have Touched Bottom.
Now is the time to buy all kinds
of Jewelry, Watches, Silverware,
and etc. at money saving prices.
Come early while the assortments
are still complete.
We are selling Cut' Glass at Less
than WHOLESALE prices. We
Must have the room and will there
fore Close Out our Entire Line of
Remember a Good Watch
will be given away FREE.
Jewelers and Opticians.
soil. Lovojoy was n minister who
uudorstook to publish u paper in S'.
Louis iu 18'lfl devoted to cause of aboli
tion. Driven from St. Louis by n mob
ho established himself across tho
river at Alton, Illinois Thero also a
mob attacked . him. While asserting
his right to advocate tho cause of the
slavo, Lovojoy was shot down in cold
blood, and his printing press was at
tempted to bo buried in the Missis
sippi rlvor This was in 18.'J7. After
wards, a youngor bi other of Elijah
Lovejoy, Owen Lovojoy, was elected to
Congress, and became by tho sluglo
hearted, eloquent persistence with
which ho donounccd slavery, tho con
gressional fore runner of tho wavo of
public sentiment for liberty which was
destined to wash slavery from America.
This press which tho murdered
Lovejoy owned at tho tlmo of his mur
der, was tho one purchased by Estelle
at Plattsmouth, and by him shlppod to
Hod Cloud. It was hauled from tho
railroad, then terminating nt Juulu'a,
by D ivid Lut., with an ox t am Tho
oxou becoming frightened on tho road
ran away broko tho wagon uud upset
its contents of press and typo upon
tho prairie. Lutz, however pmlontly
gathered up nil tho scattered typo, and
eventually brought tho whole outfit to
Tho 1st paper printed in tho cellar
of a new frame building, M. B. Mc
Nitt, thou being erected where Mi
nor's store now stands. The building
had not yet boon ro -fed in a d u heavy
rain storm set iu on tho night preced
ing the publication, and (Hied the cel
C ntlnued on last. page.
The use of Royal Baking Powder is
essential to the healthfulness of the
Yeast ferments the food.
Alum baking powders are injurious.
Royal Baking Powder saves health.
R0YAI BAKING f OW0ER CO., NEW YORK.
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