Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 7, 1906)
NEWS OF NEBRASKA.
Hitchcock the Nominee.
Oinnlm, Aug. 31. Gilbert M. Hitch
cock was nomlnatt d for congress by
the Democratic congressional conven
tion of tho Second district.
Hunting Season's First Victim. J
Norfolk, Neb., Sept. 4. Tho hunt
ing season's first victim In northern
Nebraska was Eddie Fieston, aged
thirteen, near Pierce, whose lacerated
body was found dead In a cornfield. i
Victim of Religious Mania.
Doemer, Neb., Aug. 31. Miss Au
gusta Wiezcl, daughter of a prom
inent farmer living north of town,
has been adjudged Insane by the In
sanity board of West Point, and taken
to tho asylum at Norfolk. Tho first
indication of her insanity was ob
served about a week ago. Her mania
is religious. She was converted about ,
two months ago at a revival meotlng
held by the Salvation Army.
NE3RASKA STATE FAIR OPENS.
Exhibits Are in Place and Make a
Good Showing for the State.
Lincoln, Sept. 3. With lists filled
and barns crowded, the Nebraska
state fair opened Us gates to the gen
eral public. The attendance was very
Haltering for the first day and far In
excess of that of first days in former
years. Tho exhibitors have their dis
plays in place better than in former
years when the first day has been
consumed in getting settled. Thero
are only half a dozen vacant stalls in
tho cattle barns, held for tardy exhib
itors, and every pen in the hog sheds
has Its occupant.
Tho display of fruit In Horticultural
hall Is one of the best ever seen in
WEED BURNER BLOWS UP.
One Man Killed and Two Injured, One
Fatally, at Elba, Neb.
St. Paul, Neb., Sept. 4. A new
motor car weed burner that has been
put into service by the Union Pacific
road blew up near the town of Elba,
killing one man and injuring two, one
The dead: Thomas Johnson, Evans
ton, Wyo. '
Fatally Injured: Georgo Updegraff
of Grand Island, Neb.
Conductor L. A. Westover of Grand
Island was blown fifty feet In the air
Food to work on is food to live on. II
JR A man works to live. He must live III
IrL to work. , MA
JJa He does both better on j- ? Wa
1 Uneeda Biscuit I
(M) the soda cracker that contains in the ffl)
U most PrPerty balanced proportions a M
greater amount of nutriment than any II
I food made from flour. II
I Uneeda Biscuit I
NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY JT I
The Wonderful Growth
Is due to Its
Used in Millions
and injured, but will recover.
The motor cor Is a contrivance for
burning weeds along the" right of way.
The car carried u, tank containing GiiO
gallons or gasoline, which exploded in
fcomo manner unknown. The body of
Johnson was completely incinerated.
FARMER IS BURNED TO DEATH.
S. N. Shaffer of Nebraska City Victim
of Explosion of Can of Oil.
Nobrasku City, Neb., Sept. 1. S. N.
Shaffer, a farmer living six miles
south of this city, was burned to death
from the explosion of a burning can
of coal oil. Ho was pouring oil from
a can into the kitchen stove for tho
purpose of starting a fire. The oil
caught from live coals and the can ex
ploded, throwing the burning oil about,
setting fire to the house and Mr. Shaf
fer's clothes. He rushed from the
house and attempted to extinguish the
flames by rolling on the ground.
Neighbors were attracted to the Iioubo
by the smoke Issuing from the house
and soon extinguished tho flames in
the kitchen. Mr. Shaffer was found In
tho yard unconscious and remained In
that condition until his death a few
hours later. The deceased was sixty
nine years of age.
EDWARD ROSEWATER IS DEAD
Founder and Editor of Omaha Bee
Stricken Very Suddenly.
Omaha, Sept. 1. Edward Rose
water, founder and editor of the Bee,
Is dead. Mr. Uosowater was born
Jan. '28, 1841.
He died all alone, and suddenly,
from heart ialluro early In tho even
ing, In tho district court room, on tho
third iloor of tho Deo building. Judge
Troup discovered the body on enter
ing his court room In the morning and
at once gave tho alarm.
Mr. Hosewater was found sitting In
an easy posture at the end of one of
tho spectators' benches, hear a win
dow. He was apparently asleep, and
so natural was his appearance that
Judge Troup sought to awaken him at
first. Ho evidently sat down, over
como by exhaustion and died shortly
after sitting down, for there was not
the (.lightest evldenco of pain or strug
gle, or. even a movement of the body
to Indlcnte that he had even an In
Just a few moments previous to tho
discovery of his denth his wife had
noted that ho had not como home and
had telephoned tho office. Efforts
were being nir.tlo to loam where ho
was when the news of his death was
carried to the ed'tors of his newspa
per. Mr. Iloscwnter was born at Dukovan,
Bohemia. He came to the 1'nited
States In ISfil and began work a1 a
telegraph operator when eighteen
years old. From 1S01 to ISM he was
a member of tho United Strifes mili
tary corps and in tho latter year be
came manager of the Pacific Tele
graph company at Omaha. In 1S71 he
founded the Omaha Hee. He was at
various times a member of the Ne
btaska legislature, member of the Re
publican national committee, member
of the United States mint commission
and representative of the United
States to the Universal postal con
gress. He was a candidate for tho
United Stntes senate before the recent
Republican stato convention at Lincoln,
WOMEN'S CONGRESS ADJOURNS
Much Work Is Accomplished by Suf-1
fraglsts at Copenhagen.
Copenhagen, Sept. 3. The woman
suffragists who have been In session,
here have concluded their labors and
departed for their homes. It was the
first great international gathering and
from Iceland in the north to Italy In
the south women of all ugos and all
social positions gathered to disctisn
their plan or campaign.
It. Is interesting to note that tho
president of the International Alliance
of Women's Suffrage associations is
an American woman, Mrs. Carrie
Cliapman-Catt, who has taken the
place formerly held by Miss Susan U.i
Anthony, the pioneer or tlie movement
in tho United States.
ARREST JAPS AS POACHERS
Captain and Four Men of Japanese
Vessel Held by American Official.
Sewaxd, Alaska, Sept. 3. Five more
Japanese have been arrested at SL
George's island, one of the Prlbilofl
group, by the government agent, ac
cused of poaching sealB. A Japanese
schooner dropped anchor within tha
three-mile limit and sent a man ashore
evidently to reconnolter the ground.
When the Japanese sailor was ques
tioned he said that the schooner had
called for water. The government
resident agent demanded to see tho
schooner's captain and when the latter
came ashore with four men all were
arrested as poachers.
PARKER CHOSEN PRESIDENT
Banquet Marks Close of American
Bar Association Meeting.
Minneapolis, Sept. 1. With a big
Eymphony orchestra on tho stago
booming Wagnerian crashes and a
double quartet of young lawyers, sup
plemented by a piano, in tho other end
of tho Minneapolis auditorium, singing
college songs and other popular airs,
staid lawyers and dignified Judges laid
aside their dignity aiul had a good
time nt the banquet marking the closo
of tho twenty-ninth annual meeting of
the American Bar association, which
has been held In St. Paul during the
past three days. Governor Johnson
wns the first speaker, his subject be
ing "The Stato of Minnesota."
Judge Alton B. Parker, the new
president of tho association, respond
ed to the toast "The Judiciary." A
number of other toasts were respond
ed to by members of the association.
At the business session the following
officers were elected: President, Alton
B. Parker of New York; secretary,
John Hinckley of Baltimore, Md.:
treasurer, Frederick E. Wadhams of
Albany, N. Y.; executive committee,
Charles Monroe of Los Angeles, Ralph
N. Breckenridge of Omaha, Rome G.
Brown of Minneapolis, Walter G.
Smith or Philadelphia nnd Charles IV
Libby of Portland. Me.
F. 13. James of Ohio Introduced u
resolution that the association accept
tho Invitation of Los Angeles for the
meeting In 1908. subject !o the Judg
ment of the executive committee.
An I'nciitiiiy IMiint.
On the shores of Lake Nicaragua is
to be found an uncanny product of the
vegetable kingdom known among the
natives by tho expressive name of "the
devil's noose." Huustan, the nulurnl
1st, discovered It while wandering on
the shores of tho lake. Attracted by
cries of pain and terror from his dog
he found the animal held by black,
sticky bands, which had chafed tho
skin to bleeding point. These bands
were branches of a newly discovered
carnivorous plant, which has been aptly
named the "land octopus." Tho
branches are flexible, black, polished,
without leaves, and secrete a viscid
"Where Total Kc1In-m Art- Hnre.
It Is a fact well known to astron
omers that the average number of total
ami partial eclipses In any one year Is
four; that tho maximum Is seven and
the minimum two. Where only two
occur they are always both of the sun.
There are a great many more eclipses
of the sun in the course of a year or
a hundred years than there ate of the
moon. This fact notwithstanding,
however, London, the metropolis of the
world, seems to bo a place where such
obstructions to the sun's light seldom
A Hotter Mutcti.
Rrlggs-That was a narrow escape '
Bildergate had, wasn't It? You know I
he was Just about to marry a girl when
ho found that she spent $2,r00 a year ;
on her dresses. Griggs Yes, but he's i
IlllUIlfll llll U1U HIIII1U. imiksm J HTI-,
but he didn't marry that girl. CJiiggs
Ho didn't! Who did ho marry,
then? Brlggs Her dressmaker. Lon
A carefully greased needle will float
upon water, though, of course, the stoel
Is much heavier than a similar bulk of
Do You .
When ?cu nro hungry and
want, homulhig nice in the
meat, line, drop Into my
market. Wo have the nicest
and meats, llsh, and gamo
In Reason. Wo think, and
almost know, that wo can
please you. Give us a
ROBINSON .t BURDEN.
WHEN YOU SHOOT
You want to HIT what you are aiming at
I be It bird, bent or target. Make your
fhott count by shooting the Slhvr.Nb,
For 4t years STEVENS ARMS have
carried off PREMIER HONORS (or AC
CURACY. Our line:
Ak your Dealer In- Semi 41H. In Mimii
tilt nn Hie hTKVKNS. for Hi patto Catali
If Jim cannot obtain, of complete mitut. A
ve ftlilp direct. M- aImllelHknfrefer
frtsi frefjiJ, ijti ence fir present and
rrcel"tnfiatalui:'rlce prnxctle shooters.
lleijutitul three-color Aluminum Hanger will
be lorwarilcil lor 10 cents in stamps.
J. Stevens Arms & Tool Co.,
P.O. Box 4096
CHICOPEE FALLS, MASS., U. B. A.
Anyono lending n sketch nnd description mar"
quickly nscertntn our opinion froo whotliiT at.
Invention In prtilinbly tmtentnliln, Cnmtminirn
tlousHtrictlycoTitidoutlnl. HANDBOOK onl'iumui
sent froo. Oldest ngoncy for seen ring vnteutav
rnU'iitu tiikun throuuh Munn & Co. rcceNtt'
tpeelal notice, without chnrgo, lutho
A handsomely Illustrated weekly.
Tonus, $.1 a
culntton .if nnr nclontlUn Ion rim I
your: four months. IL. Bold bynll tiowsii(vcr
MUNN&Co.3'. New York
Branch Offloo, C25 K BU Washlnuton, I). C.
Red Cloud, Neb.
GUI G AGO
31. LOUIS and
ill points east ami
SAL1 LAKE C"7
and all point
TRAINS LKAVB AS fOLI.OWB:
13. Passenger dally, for Oberllo
nd St. Frauds branches, Ox
ford. McCook, Denver and all
points went... ... . . 7:06 1
14. Passenger dally for St. Joe,
Kansas City, Atcblson. SI.
Louis, Lincoln via Wymore
and all points eaht and south 2 'CO a, a
15, Passenger, dally. Denver, all
points In Colorado, Utah and
18. I'akhonger. dally for St. Joe,
hansas uity. Airnison, si.
Louis and all points east and
Vo. 174. Accommodation. Monday,
Wednesday nnd Frldny.Uafct
lugs, Grand Ifclnnd, lllank
Iltllh nnd all points in tho
northwest Vi'.m p. so.
Sleeping, dining, and reclining chair cais.
scats free) on through trains. Tickets sold ami
oaggago checked to any point In tho United
Hates or Canada.
For Information, time tables, maps or tlcktV
uall ou or address A. Conoror, Agent, UtO
Oloud, Nobr. or L. V. Wakeley. General P-
sengoi Agent Omaha. Nebrassa,
RHEUMATISM CURED IN A DAT.
Mystic Cure for Rheumatism and NenraJjrt
radically cures Id 1 to a days. Its action spoor
the system Is remarkable and mysterious. la
removes at once tb cause and the disease Im
mediately disappears. The first dose ireaijy
benefits, 76 cents and II 0 Sold by UK
Once Drugtflst. Red Oloud
Ask For Allen's Feet-Ease.
A powdor for swollen, tired, hot,,
smarting foot. Suinplo sont free. Also
froo siunplos of tho'foot-onso finnlUiryr
com-piul, u now invention. Address,
Alien S. Olmstoud, Lolloy, Now Yosfc,.
H isW m I I t m. -I.1
Powered by Open ONI