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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 1, 1905)
NEWS OF NEBRASKA.
Farmers Boycott Rallroadi.
David City. Neb., Nov. 28. At n
largely attended mass-meeting tho
farmers of this section declared fc
boycott on all railroads refusing to
pay regular taxes.
O'Connor Starts for Panama.
Norfolk, Neb., Nov. 27. Superinten
dent I). C. O'Connor left for New York
from which port ho will sail for Pan
nmn. to take up the work of superin
tendent of education.
Killed at tho Round House.
Prosscr, Neb., Nov. 28. It A. Lay
non, one of the Missouri Pacific bridge
gang, was crushed to death whllo
pushing a coal car out ol tho round
house. He had a wlfo and grown son
at Nortonvllle, Kan. Tho body was
Tobacco Companies Take Up Case.
Lincoln, Nov. 25. W. D. McHugh of
Omaha Interviewed "Pat" Raymond nt
tho county Jail and Informed the pris
oner that an assault would be made on
tho ntitl-clgarette law. Raymond was
fined $50 and costs recently for "roll
ing" n "coffin nail." Raymond's caso
will ho nppealcd.
Strawberries In November.
Tnmimsoh. Neb.. Nov. 25. KanBas
nnd Missouri cannot make their boasts
of bolng tho only Btatea in the north
to ralBO tho second crop of strawber
ries. G. W. Crawford of Tccumseh
raised n second crop, from which has
been picked several quarts for hla
own use tho past two weeks. Tho hor
des nro fully developed In every par
ticular, rlpo and of tho early summer
Bank Robbers Make Big, Haul,
nnntral City. Nch.. Nov. 28. Rob
bers blow tho safe of tho Chapman
Htato bank at Chapman, socurlng from
$1,000 to $2,000. Three charges of
nltro-glycerlno wore oxplodcd in crack
ing tho safe, and all Us contents. ex
cepting 12 cents, wero taken. Tho
town was aroused, but tho robbers es
caped without oven being soon, mo
tools used, by them wore Btolon from
J. Groch's blacksmith shop. Tho rob
bers are supposed to havo gono south
in a buggy across tho river and Sher
iff Hollister, with a posse, is endeavor
ing to trail them.
Beet Growers Dissatisfied.
McCoolc, Nob., Nov. 21. Tho dissat
isfnctlau among ralBcrs of beots In
this section Is such as to mnko it
qulto probnble that tho Industry will
rocolvo an ugly setback another year,
unless better tonus In suveral respects
uro secured from tho factories, espe
cially moro liberality in tho matter or
receiving hoots at tho factory. Delay
in taking them at tho factory at pres
ent Is a groat annoyanco, Inconven
ience nnd loss to tho producers. It Is
hoped tho matter may bo harmonized,
ns this Is ono of the host boct-produc-ing
Boctlona In tho west.
Attempt to Murder Boy.
Tlrnken How. Nob.. Nov. 24. The
mystery surrounding tho stabbing of
Oliver Walker's young son, two miles
cast of Oconto, la as deep as over.
Tho boy. who is about sixteen years
old, had taken a team out In tho field
nnd was engaged In husking corn,
when somo unknown party suddenly
sprung from a placo of concealment,
throw a coat over him and burled a
knlfo In tho back of his head. Tho
boy retained consciousness long
enough to reach the team and start It
in tho direction or homo. Upon reach
ing there ho was Just able to give tho
Cholera Kills Many Hogs.
Grand Island. Neb.. Nov. 28. Tho
ravages of cholera havo heroine qulto
dovastating among tho herds of swlno
in this county, many fanners reporting
tho loss or over half of their herds
nnd some as high ns 80 por cent. Peter
Tagge, a farmer in Center township,
reports a loss or seventeen out of
twenty-four: A. Felsko of a moro
southern township reports a loss or
thirty out of thirty-seven; J. U John
con renorts a loss or sixty, nnd Fred
School of tho Island a loss of ninety,
nnd It Is estimated by a farmer that,
throughout tho county, a loss of at
least 10,000 has been suffered, amount
i ing In money to at least $50,000
ANDREWS MAY LEAVE.
Rumor He Has Been Offered Presi
dency of Chicago University.
Lincoln. Nov 27. A roport gained
currency that R. Benjamin Andrews,1
chancellor or the Unitorslty or Nc-j
brnska, had boon asked to take tho
presidency or tho Chicago university,
to succeed Dr. Harper, who Is now on
his death bed. Chancellor Andrews
absolutely refused to discuss tho mat
ter In any form whatever.
Those who lond credence to tho ru
mor say that tho chancellor has dem
onstrated In his recont speeches on
tho subject of largo fortunes that his
views are not Intmicnl to those of tho
founder of tho institution. It Is also
pointed out that he has been made one
of tho members of tho board which
has direction of the largo Rockefeller
funds for the assistance of educational
Institutions, and has tho friendship of
. u a lew years I ''
ot the immense fortune 'nt i ndor
of the Institution
Chancellor Andrews Is a Baptist.
He has an irt'-nrttlonal reputation ii
an educator and has demon! rn""' i
high order of nbll'ty n3 n rollego x c
dive. Tttt liif-nd of the un ir '
fear that th cVmrellor s rcftr
llrniss thr irti'ter or to do-"
ton- that 1 ' s h-"n oiled '
:1 "t he has the matter under ciutv
V Hi r'ot C a CanJIdate.
I mujii. ei) Nov 27. Governor
: u-y declared that he would not bo
a candidate lor a third term for gov
Burglars Raid Stockham. i
Stockhnm Neb.. Nov 29. Burglars
raided this place, successfully enter
ing the postofllce, P J Maupin's and
T S Lents' 6tores nnd the butcher
shop. The men were evidently after'
money, as they did not disturb other
goods which they could have taken.
Attempt Made to Break Jail.
Bancroft Neb., Nov 29. An at
tempt to fire the city hall and Jail was
made presumably by someone who had
been locked up recently. The fire
was detected by Night Watch Hansen
and through his efforts was extin
guished, the damage being confined to
the floor of the Jail building.
Fairbanks Accepts Invitation.
Washington. Nov 29. Vice Presi
dent Fairbanks Indicated to Rcpre
hentatlve illnshnw of Nebraska that
ho would probably accept an Invita
tion extended to him by B. Benjamin
Andrews, chancellor of the University
uf Nebraska, to participate in the com
mencement exercises of the university
Rock Island Pays Taxes.
Beatrice. Neb., Nov 29. Tho Rork
Island Railroad compnny sent a check
ror $9,G3 55 to County Treasurer
Wright, which is full payment for thin
year's taxes. Last year It paid Its
taxes under protest. Tho Burlington
and Union Pacific are holding back
with tho tnxos. making only a part
payment. Tho action of the Rock Isl
and was a surprise to tho county of
Reporters Barred From Meetings.
Lincoln, Nov. 29. The meetings of
tho board of regents or tho stato uni
versity are not to bo open to report
ers. In speaking or this, Regent C. S.
Allen said: "There are somo good
reasons why tho meetings or this
board should i.ot bo open to the pub
lic. So many llttlo personal matters
nriso that to permit nil or It to be
published would bo like publishing the
details of a family meeting.
Nebraska to Break Rate Grip.
Omaha, Nov. 24. Governor Mickey,
whllo in Omaha, said: "Tho time is
close at hand when Ncbrnska will
shake off railroad domination. If rail
roads enjoin collection of their 1903
taxes." ho continued, "tho storm
which is suro to come will sweep Ne
braska out or the railroad grip, defeat
the railroad tax suit, and will be or
1 tho greatest benefit to Nebraska. The
' next legislature, I am confident, will
be composed of men pledged to reform
I on these lines."
FIVE HUNDRED MILES IN TRUNK
Young Man Starts From Denver for
Chicago as Wife's Baggage.
Omnhn. Nov. 28. Lacking money
I for railroad fare, nnd, wishing to take
' his bride to see his rather in Chicago,
Georgo Francos, leccntly married in
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Mrs. Frances went in n tourist faleup-
or, with tho koy to tho trunk in her
Tho trunk was bought at a second
hand store In Denver. A hole was
bored In ono end, nnd strong cross
pieces wore placed on tho inside ror
, tho Inmato to cling to when he was
tossed around by the baggago smash
ers. After putting In bread and meat
nnd a can or water, Francos crawled
; Insldo and his wlfo locked and
btrapped the trunk.
i When nearlng Omaha tho baggage
man, while checking over tho articles
In his care, noticed something move
through the holo In his trunk. When
taken out Frances was so stiff ho
could hardly walk.
AMID TODD ARRESTED.
' . . ce 1 w f u
k , for Ilk hauls and
mU during th" past four years,
i .i n i onslderatlori sometimes $10
nnd home times $50 he is alleged to
hnve Induced people to file on home
Mends in Sheridan and Cherry coun
ties with tho understanding that claim
holders won to relinquish their rights
to the cattle barone. Richards and
Comstock are said to havo obtained (
88,000 acres of land through these
The charge In Todd's regard Is
similar to that against Frank Lambert,
who was nrrestcd In Portland, Ore.,;
and brought back to Omaiia lor Having
secured filings Tor the U. B. I. ranch
In Hooker county Lambert has been
Indicted ror conspiracy, and his evi
dence, submitted to the grand Jury,
wns Instrumental In securing an In
dictment against the Rev. George G.
Ware, chler representative of the U.
B I. ranch.
Todd is to be brought back here and
tuestloned an to who employed him
h secure homestead filings.
CHICAGO GRAIN AND PROVISIONS
Features of the Day's Trading and
rhrmrn Knv. 2fl. Co MlllE ll7 nliortl
caused nrm fecllujc ut the cIohc of the
wht market here today notwithstanding
a considerable amount of Im-iuIhIi news.
At the close whent for May delivery wua
up "Hie, corn wns off Vic, outu showed
inln of Vic and provisions Mere strong,
closing prices being up 'JaVA&Oc. Cloning
Vf heat Dec, BTrei'Ac; Mny, ww.
Corn-nee., -Hftc, new, -HlT4c; May, 44c:
Oats-Dec, 29c; Mny, 31c; July, 30
Tork-Jan., $13.65; Mny, $1.1.fl2V&.
T.i-rlJnn.. 87.221.: May. S7.3B.
nihu-Jan.. f7.O04i7.0,JVt; Mny, ST.22H
Vhiwim rh PrfrcH No. 2 hard wheat.
B2,(l8."V4c; No. 3 hnrd client, W)fjH4V4c:
No. 3 corn, 4242'Au! -" - axs, -
South Omaha Live Stock.
noun, nmilm. Nor. 28. Cnttlr Itecelnts,
3,200; sternly to strong; nutlve steers, $3.50
t.r. 7.-.. -....rn Kteei-H. J2.rrfKt-4.2T; Texas
"'l ,T .. --- W - " -
htccrs, $2 7W3.Mi; cows nnu lienors, .oa
r.'l .. rw.r. f 0047.1.20 ! htOCklTH 011(1
feeder's, J2.2TiQ-l.00: cnle S3.OOQC.O0; ,
bulls, stnes. etc., fi.wxfl.i.a. ok--eelpts,
8.000: WU5c higher; heavy, f4.GT.4J
4.7T: light. $4.i7Wet.o; pigs, i.wa-i.w,
bulk of xnlrs, 4 niwif Lizvi. Biieep ho
,.i.itu 7 rum? ntrotiL-. feeders sternly; yeur
lings. $T.20ffift.7ri; wethers, STi.OOfcO.SO; ewes,
$4.20Jl4.bO; lambs, ft).'J,..-.v.
Chlcacio Live Stock.
-M,i Knv. 2fi. Cut lie Keeelnts. 7.
swt. ui..n.lf nnmmnii In nrllllf steers. 2.00
H0.7T.; cows, $2.WM.:!0; heifers, $2.0O&
r. (mi- lmiiu 2.XKii4.00: stoekrrs and feed
ers, $2.15tt-l.1Ti; calves. ?2.0tTif7.OO. nogs
Receipts, 3.",000; htcudy; good to prime
heuy, $l.Soft4.00: medium to good heavy,
J4.7TKivt.S-"; strongwelght butchers, J4.STi&
4.1K); good to choice heavy, mixed, S4.7Tif(j
4.&V. packing, fl.3T.fc-l. ST.. Sheep-Kecelpls,
20.000; llrili; Sheep, .t.iiffi.i.uo; ycuruuKs,
$o.MX(l0.7Tr, lambs, f0.7Ti".riO.
Kansas City Live Stock.
Kansas City, Nov. 2S.-fnttlt Ilccrlpts,
12.7M): strong and active; native steers,
fT..7."ifi1.10; western steers, $:i.l.r4zA.!0;
stockers and reeaers, .iAAOri.nu. hok
Itecelpts, 10,000; strong and aVWFtfic higher;
hulk of sslrs, S4.7.V4.82Vfj: heavy, J4.77H
114.87; pigs and light, f4.2(Vij4.SO. Bheep
-Itecelpts, 4,000: stiong and active; lambfc,
0.2.ViJr.2T; yearlhigs, J5.ri05t3.85.
THE GARDEN OF EDEN.
Will Be Brought Back to Omaha on
Land Fraud Charge.
Omaha, Nov. 29. With tho arrest of
Amid Todd hv federal secret service
men in Denver the Hartlott Richards' ,
unlawful land fencing caso Is practlc-
ally reopened. Tho charge against j
Todd Is subornation of perjury. He Is
alleged to havo secured filings upon
homesteads which wero relinquished
to Richards nnd Comstoclc, tho two
cnttlo barons who recently pleaded
guilty to tho charge of renclng 212,
000 acres or government lnnd, and
wero each fined $300 and costs and six
hours In tho marshal's custody by
Todd Is alleged to have secured a
great number or soldiers' and widows'
filings for the benefit ot Richards and
The prisoner formerly lived in
C Ion's Trndltlon About Adam nnd
Eve's First Hnlillallon.
Ceylon, in local tradition, wns tho
garden of Eden, and you will be
bhowu Adam's peak to prove it, and
Adam's bridge, the chain of rocks nnd (
islets which the maps show stretching
across from Ceylon to the coast of Iu-j
din. Kvp, or Helm, as tho eastern sto-1
ry cnllrt her, was well satisfied with '
nor lot in tno garocn oi ivyiuu, m.,
Ataml, manllko, showed a disposition '
to rove, or, as we might now say, ('mi
grate. One dny whllo wandering on j
the west coast ho met a strange man, .
wlio In the course of conversation held
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ooioro mm ii iiiai-iiiuiiiiB iiuuuuium " .
the lovely country across tho waters
gardens nnd rich orchnrds, valleys
teeming with birds and gazelles and,
all the rest. Ataml had seen nothing (
like It In Ceylon. .lie had always been ,
trying to coax Helm into emigration
without success, but now his mind was
nmdo up, nnd he went homo to tho
shades of Adam's peak and ordered
her peremptorily to pack up and make
ready for a start. Heba pleaded In
rnln, but Ataml was persistent and
led tho way across "Adam's bridge"
to India, where ho found, to his dls
uiav. n drear.v and forbidding wilder
ness. Tho panorama man (It will bo
readily guessed who ho was) had de
ceived Ataml, nnd the disappointed
wanderer fell Into despnir. Then It
was that the angel messenger came
and gave the disobedient Ataml orders
to go on into the desert and wild places
nnd suffer the nuulshment that wns
his due. Ataml's nobility of spirit
1 showed ltsolf here, for ho begged tho
, angel to intercede that his own pun
ishment might bo doubled nnd Heba
' permitted to return to tho garden of
Eden nnd bo given a fresh mate nnu
a fresh start! You will be apt to think
thnt this chlvalrlc example of gallau
try sot by tho heroic Atunil has uot
been generally emulated by his de
scendants In that comer of the world
when you see a native wnlklng along
enjoying a smoko or n chow of bhang
whllo his wlfo struggles wenrlly be
hind wltli tho family load on her deli
Send ' oar
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Tone, Action and Durability
Wo are district distributers of the A. B. OITASE
Pianos, nnd will gladly put you in touch with ono of
our representatives, or mall you cataioguca
and noocial prices.
koeate on the Frisco System
of (lie Both Lose money
ILM.... I. .. fm trv invauficrnfM tlin rftfinlirCflS nil(l OTWOrtUIlity
of securing good laud nt very low llgures in the Greut Southwest.
Missouri, Arkansas, Southern Kansas,
Oklahoma, Indian Territory and Texas,
are again to the front with a "Bump
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J. C. LOVREIN,
Ass't Gen'l Passenger Agent,
Kansas City, Mo.
Gen'l Passenger Agent,
St. Louis, Mo.
BEFORE YOU BUILD
That House or Burn, or store that umil, it will savo you
money and givo you a lot of nHthfaction if you will call nnd
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to market and who will write us answering tho following questions:
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(") What kind of stock havo you, not including horses?
(fl) When do you expect to market your stock?
(1) To what market will you likely ship?
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