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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (April 20, 1906)
To succeed these days you
must have plenty of grit, cour
age, strength. How is it with
the children ? Are they thin,
pale, delicate ? Do not forget
Ayer's Sarsaparilla. You
know it makes the blood pure
and rich, and builds up the
general health in every way.
Tho children miiiiM possibly Iirvp pood
health union the howols nrn In proper conill
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Made by J. O. Ayer Co., Lowell, Mais.
Alio nimnunoiurert or
Miss Dorothy Totter entertained
about thirty-five of hor little friends i
Lt her home Katunlavifternoon with j
mutter of "raising low jolntH" Tuch
tiny hy helping Street Commissioner
Ward raise the stone crossings nt
Fourth and Webster street.
Newspaper reports from Iloquin,
Washington, give exceedingly glowing
accounts of the work of Evangelists
Honeywell and Uilhorn. During the
first ten days of their meetings there
three hundred people professed con
version and the papers stated that
there was an entire absence of sensa
tionalism. The evangelists will begin
their labors here during the last week
diaries (lurney, the big feeder of
lied Cloud, Neb., who has been mak
ing heavy shipments of well finished
steers to these yards during tho past
month, eame in today with two car
loads, the wind up of his winter feed
ing. Mr. (lurney is buying more to
take back and will do some summer
feeding, and will also graze a large
string of steers that he bought here.
The Knights Templar had a big
I meeting yesterday afternoon and last
night. The Templar degree was eon
, ferred on four candidates. About thir
, ty visiting Knights were in attendance.
' Last night Cyrene Commandery elect
, ed the following olllcers: Eminent
I commander, George II. Hollister; gen
eralissimo, W. C. Cox; captain general,
Wm. Larue: secretary, II. A. hetson;
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Deaths and mnerais. e
-in Uaster party. A good time was
had by the little folks.
All smart, up-to-date women of today
Know how to bake, wash, sing and to
Without these talents a wife is N. (J.
Unless she takes Itocky Mountain Tea.
C. h. Cotting.
Hew U. II. Uice, K. .1. Overing. .Ir.,
Dr. Thomas and Prof. Dietrich attend
ed the meeting of the Southeast dis
trict Sunday school association at
iniilu Hock. Tuesday, and participat
ed in the program. They report a
very Miccessful and enthusiastic
Hew Austin will preach a sermon to
the young men next Sunday evening.
Everybody is cordially invited. The
new clock has been placed in position
4tn the wall and is so situated as to be
readily .seen by the minister. It is a
handsome one, over three and a half
feet in length.
('busses will be organized next Mon
day at the Piiisincss college in Theory
unci Art, Heading, Drawing and Civics.
We also have classes in Normal, Gram
mar and Arithmetic, the rest of the
spring term, which ends May 'J-'. Now
is a good time to enter, if you need
the Normal course.
The feature of the Easter services at
the Congregational church Sunday was
the splendid singing Jy the choir,
which was as good as has ever been
Iieard in a lied Cloud church. Pastor
Uice delivered short, pointed .sermons
.ut both services, which were enjoyed
no less than t)ie singing.
George Clauson, son Henry, and
Cloyd Cummings took the pile driver
to Illation Tuesday morning to do
Mime work. From there they will go
to luavale to do some work on the
Kcpublic-an river. Mr. Clauson has
just finished some work for the city
near the dam or Crooked creek.
We would suggest to the incoming
city administration that Mike Dono
van would make a good street commis
sioner. Mike's long experience in
grading railroads would be of im
mense value to the city in keeping the
streets in good repair. And then, too,
ut, he is "all in." it would be chari
table to appoint him. He gave a
demonstration of his ability in the
treasurer, II. E. Grice.
At 5:15 Wednesday morning u vio-
lent earthquake shock destroyed tho
business district of Sau Francisco. To
add to tho horror of tho calamity, tho
shock dostroyod tho waterworks plant,
flro broke out and completed tho work
of destruction in tho business district.
Tho flromen being powerless, the
tlamcs soon spread to tho rcsidouco
district, and last night's dispatches
said that half that portion of tho city
had already been destroyed and tho
flro was still raging.
Tho loss of life is variously estima
ted at from 1,000 to 5,000, and there is
absolutely no way of getting at. tho
Tho proportyloss mounts up to hun
dreds of millions, far exceeding that
of tho great Chicago fire.
Relatives of Rod Cloud pooplo living
in Sau Francisco aro:
Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Parkor, son-in-law
and daughter of Postmastor T. C.
Hacker, who received word from thorn
yesterday evening that they had es
Miss Maggie Nilos, n sistor of Jay
Best, has resided in San Francisco for
thirty years. Mr. Best has received
no word from hor since- tho disaster.
Percy Ludlow has been in San Fran
cisco for feomo time. His parents re
ceived a card from him Thursday
morning, which, of course, was mailed
boforo tho disaster.
James R. Mercer.
J. R. Morcor, tho well known Red
Cloud attorney, died at Excelsior
Springs, Mo., Monday morning, April
1G. Tho end camo poacofully and
without apparent struggle. Whon
Mrs. Morcor arose Monday morning
slio noticed that her husband was ly
ing very quiet, and upon going to his
bodsido discovered that ho was dead.
The remains woro brought to Rod
Cloud Tuesday morning and brief ser
vices wero hold at tho homo Wodnos
dny morning, conducted by Rev. Geo.
H. Rico, after which tho body was
t-ikon to Harvard, Nob., where it was
laid to rost Thursday morning. Mr.
Mercer's flvo sons and stepson, Dwight
Wilson, acted as pallbearers, while
tho ofllcors of tho district, court and
members of tho Webster county bar
ofllciated as honorary pallbearers.
Mr. Morcor camo to Rod Cloud in
1800, since which time ho lias been en
gaged in tho practice of law, being
very successful until falling hoalth
compelled him to retire Mr. Mercer's
nbility as a lawyer was unquestioned,
and was especially demonstrated in
tho Barker case, ho having had chargo
of tho dofenso and made a gallant
fight for his client against overwhelm
James R. Mercer was born in Bureau
county, Illinois, October 13, 1810, where
ho grow to manhood. He emigrated
to Hamilton county, Nebraska, in tho
early days and engaged in farming and
stock-raising for a number of years,
afterward removing to Harvard, Nob.,
Wiioro ho formed a law partnership
with T. H. Matters. In 1892 ho re-
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Councilman George J. Warren suf
fered a broken rib Monday, while at
tending to his horses. His largo driv
ing horso gave tho pony a vicious kick,
knocking him against Mr. Warren, who
was thrown against a troo with such,
force as to break a rib. Ho is; ablo to
bo about again, however.
Dr. Price's Baking Powder supplies
a pure, wholesome leavening agent,
which makes the biscuit and cake of
highest healthfulness at medium cost,
and protects the food from alum, which
is the greatest dietary danger of the day.
JPRICE CAKING POWDER CO.
Note. Alum baking powders are sold at ten
to twenty-five cents a pound or a ce:.t art
ounce, but they render the food partially
indigestible and unhealthful.
It don't cost
to be well dressed than
dressed. And it makes a
of difference sometimes.
I can sell you an outfit that
will get you a job, or keep
you in your position, or get
- you married.
The SUITS I am selling at
and up to
are sure winners wherever
placed. All I ask is a chance
to shoAv them to you. COME
IN AND BE SHOWN.
flV CLOTHIER. FURNISHER, SHOE MAN,
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moved to Furnas county, Nebraska,
whore ho engaged in tho practice of
law until his health broke down and
and ho wont on tho road as a traveling
salesman, with headquarters iu Lin
coln. Ho camo to lied Cloud in 1809
and sinco that time has resided hero
and engaged in the practice of law.
Mr. Morcor was twice married and is
survived by iivo sons by his ilrst wife,
all of whom rcsido at Kowanoo, 111.,
and woro hero to attend tho funoral.
His second mnrriago was to Mrs. Wil
sou of Arapahoe, who was with him at
the time of his death.
Charles Kent, ono of tho oarly sot
tiers of Wobbter county, died last Sat
urday nt tho Soldiers' Homo at Mil
ford, Nob., whore ho had boon for a
short timo to recoivo medical treat
ment. Tho remains wore brought to
Ked Cloud Monday ovoning nud funer
al services woro hold nt tho Ash Crook
M. E. church Tuesday morning, con
ducted by Row Ward L. Austin, assist
ed by Row G. W. Hummel. Tho re
mains woro escorted to tho cemetery
by a largo nutubor of relatives and
friends, and a delegation from Garfield
Post No. 80, G. A. R., of which organi
zatiou ho had been a member.
Charles Kent was born in New York
in 1831. At the ago of 0 years ho re
moved with his parnnts to Michigan,
where ho grow to manhood. When tho
robolliou broke out ho enlisted iu tho
Twenty-first .Michigan, and served with
honor during tho war. At tho closo of
tho war ho returned to Miohigan,
whoro ho remained until 1878, when ho
removod to Nebraska, settling iu Web
stor comity. Ho is survived by his
aged wife, ono son, W. A. Kont, and
ono daughter, Mrs. Jo if Beauchamp,
all of Red Cloud.
Bonjamin Philo Beardsleo, only son i
of Mr. and Mrs. George Boardsloo of
Smith county, Kansas, died at his
homo Sunday, April 15, after an Ill
ness of about two years with consump
tion. Funeral services were held
Tuesday afternoon at tho family resi
dence, conducted by Rov. McGrow of
Lebanon, Kansas. Deceased was born
Docombor 1, 1882. At tho ago of 11 ho
was converted to Christ and joined the
United Brethren church, of which he
remained a faithful and devoted mom-'
bor until his death. He was a kind
and loving son and brother, aud tho
bereaved family havo tho sympathy of
a large circlo of friends. !
William Williams, aged GS years,
diod in a hospital iu Denver last Fri
day and was buried at Greeley, Colo.,
Sunday. Mr. Williams was a brother
of Mrs. Jano Boon of this city, and for i
past three years had made his homo i
with hor. Ho was born in Cornwall,
England, and camo to America thirty
four years ago. Ho had been married i
three times, aud is survived by four I
children a sou and daughter who livo i
at Grooley, a daughter iu Washington
und a son in Sycamore, Kansas. Mr.
Williams went to Denver two weeks
ago last Tuesday, for medical treatment.
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At tho homo of Mrs. Silas Garber,
Sunday ovoning, occurrod tho wed
ding of Mrs. G. W. Francis of this city
to Dr. T. Albert Jones, tho oculist,
who has mado his headquarters in Rod
Cloud for several months Tho wed
ding was a private alfair and tho cere
mony was performed by Rov. G. II.
Rice. Dr. and Mrs. Jones loft Monday
morning for Kansas City, and from
thoro they will go to California on
their wedding trip. They will return
to Rod Cloud to make their homo.
At tho homo of tho brido's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Dickenson, flvo
miles west of Rod Cloud, Sunday after
noon, occurrod tho marriage of Miss
Minnio Dickenson to Mr. Floyd C.
Roborson, Rov. G. II. Rico odlciating
Tho brido is the daughter of our
mayor, while tho groom is a prosper
ous young farmer of Red Willow
county. They will make their homo
on a farm flvo miles south of McCook.
Nod Grimes of Bluo Hill, well known
hero, received a bad cut on his hoad
.Monday morning from falling down an
open cellar-way at his father's storo.
Ho was unconscious whon fouud.
Medical aid was summoned and tho
wound was dressed. At last reports
ho was able to bo up and was getting
House of 5 rooms, 0 lots oast front,
corner lots. Barn, nico house, prico
S1300. J. P. Hale.
When you aro hungry and
wnnt somethig nice in tho
meat lino, drop into my
market. Wo havo tho nicest
and meats, fish, and game
in season. We think, and
almost know, that wo can
please you. Give us a
Has just received a
complete line of
Everybody must bo sure ond see
David Harum at tho Opora house, Sat
urday, April 2lst, played by the Curts
Dramatic Company. Everybody all
over tho country acknowledges N. H.
Curts as tho best David Harum in tho
theatrical world. Ho is an actor of
great renown, having had about 23
years oxperioni'o on thostago. Thoro
for is no moro than natural for him to
become a groat actor. His company
has beon on tho road continually for
15 years without losing ono perform
ance. So ovoryono wants to bo suro
aud see this production of David
Harum. Will bo at Rod Cloud Opora
House, Saturday, April 21st. Romom
ber tho date.
Ask for Allen's Foot-Ease, a Powder.
It makes walking easy. Cures corns,
bunions, ingrowing nails, swollen and
sweating feet. At all druggists and
shoo stores, 25c. Don't accept any
substitute. Samplo free. Address
Allen S. Oluistoad, Lo Roy, N. Y.
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