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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 11, 1907)
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THE RED GL
$1 a. Year
KED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, JANUARY 11, UI07.
A Splendid Premium
e oTo Be Given Away. .
V.'o want, to add 1,HK) new subscribers to Tttu Cmi r's list before the,
flrsl of lbruury, !!,;, and to that cud vo make tho cilfnr below. Thorn
will bo no disappointed conio-tnuts. This is a plain business proposition
anrl ovory school district, ovory church society, cvory lodge and ovory
individual can s-ecuro ono of tlieso splendid regulators by sending in
ten now yearly subscriptions. Tho retail price of this Clock is 87.00.
Description of the
Height. !7 inches.
Widtli in inches.
Dial, diiunotor 12 inches.
Case Golden Oak.
Retail prico $7.00.
Tin: Cim.r has ntado urrungomonts
for piocuring 100 of tho abovo hiind
soino eight-day Regulators, and thoy
will bo given away absolutely free,
upon tho following plan:
Each person sending in 10 now year
ly subscriptions to Tin: Cmur will bo
entitled to ono of tho clocks.
Each person sending in 15 rcnowals
to January 1, 100S, will bo entitled to
ono of tho clocks.
Nobody barred! School districts,
churches, secret societies and individ
uals are entitled to enter the ruce.
Address all communications to
THE CHIEF PUBLISHING CO.,
Red Cloud, Nebraska.
Easiness College Notes
DEATH OF JEROME YANUE.
Former County Commissioner Passed
Away Last Sunday.
.Jerome Vance, who served two terms
as county commissioner from the Fifth
district, died at his home In Outdo
last Sunday afternoon at 2
after a lingering illness.
I own ( lec Club. Oct ready now as 'Several weeks ago Mr. Vance accident
the number.-, coining soon. Oive Us a 'ally cut his hand on an old .saw blade.
gonl house the following number' Itlood poisoning net in. and despite all
mid we will come come out clear and efforts to check the malady it coiitln-
Itelow is a picture of the not num
ber on the lecture course. The lady
violinist is considered the best on the
road but, she will have to lie a good Hock
one to be better than Smith of the o'clock
TWENTY YEARS AGO
Items of News Found In Tho
Chief of Twenty Years Arfo
This Week V 1 V
Wolves are quite thick near tho city
Lew Clapp and wife have been west,
on a visit.
Kd .smith's Utile babe has been quite
foci like putting in a course of inure nod to alu headway, llnally resulting sick for the last few days.
numbers for the same prlc iicvt year.
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vJ!r - WAS.
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in (leatn. I'uneriii services were ncm
In the Ouide Rock Hiptisl church at
'.' o'clock Tuesday afternoon, conduct
ed by Rev A. V. Wilson, assisted by
Revs. Willahan and Slelley.
Jerome Vance was born in Franklin
county. Indiana, February 7, IS 1 1. On
Match 2S, 18(17. he was married to
Miss Hannah .1. Ogelvie of Carthage.
Illinois. To this union live children
were born, one of whom died in 1800.
Three sous anil a daughter arc living
Allen. Kdwin II., Warren A., and' .Miss
.Mr. Vance served in the I'nlon army
during the civil war, having enlisted
in tSCi'. in company It, First, Illinois
volunteer infantry. The greatest, bat
tle in which his regiment participated
was that of Vicksburg, .Miss.
! The deceased came to Webster county
in 1881, settling upon a farm north of
Outdo Rock, where he made his home
until about six years ago, when he
moved into the town of Outdo I lock,
lie served tho county twice as com
missioner from the Fifth district, be
ing succeeded by W. lliehard, and was
widely known for his progressive ideas
lilovd Uust is back again after a
two weeks absence. j
Three in. w students entered college i
tliis week. Knv Copley, Sarah ' liar-. and sound business judgment
vey, and Oscar Hanks.
A good young man is wanted at the
college to build tires for tuition. Hero
isa good chance for the right person.
W. Richard Elected Chairman of the
Board -Annual Estimate.
Uod Cloud, .Ian. 8, t07.
Board met and was called to order
by (Jouuty Clerk- huu He Tour. There
upon board proceeded to ballot for
lo., wlncii resuueo m
The following claims were allowed
on the bridge fund:
Adams county, bridge work. . . ..1(18 01 ' half miles cast of Red Cloud and Sat-
Oeorgo Wooloy bridge work .... 8 00 , uniav evening at North ltranch Aead-
lle was an earnest Christian, having
united with the Presbyterian church
at Carthage, 111., in 1S.V7. and upon
coming to this county lie joined the
Conirreirntional church of Cowles, of
In a letter contest tins wcelc, rreti 1 xvliicsl he remained an active member
Spenee wrote 1M words per minute in j until tic tj,lU! of i,js uCth. '
shorthand. This was in the new sys- Tllu f,ny lVc the sympathy of
tern and I-rcd lias .studied the system tlfi vnfnti community in their bereave
only a little while. incut.
I'rof. Dietrich gives two entertain
ments this week. Friday evening,
seven miles south and three and one
O. F. Cat Iter's youngest child ha
been quite sick but is recovering.
Ity due effort .Mr. Iteckwith's house
was saved from lire Sunday morning.
John K. Iitvinglon living near Cow lew
lost two children tliis last week from
The register of the stale iiniversitj
reports Miss Cordio Sherer's term av'r
age to be ml. one of the highest sent
A very small contlagratiou Sunday
morning in which Irving Cumiuing.V
house on south Cedar street burned to
Nellie Kickcrsou was sent to the re
form scjiool last Saturday, the sheriff
returning Sunday. The girl hud been
guilty of some nilsdineaiior.
.Mr. Mllligan came so near being run
over the other day that there was nu
fun in it. The pilot of tin' engine just
caught the heel of his boot and took
Senator Moon, does not do things by
the half and has ordered that gas pipes
be put throughout his block. This Is
a sensible move, as there is no doubt
but what a gas factory will be estab
lished here in the near future.
Wolfe Itros., bridge work : (."
A. C. White, bridire work 10 00
Oeorgo Clausou, bridge work. . . 'V2 00 A literary society was organized last
.lames .Mcintosh, bridge work.. .1.1 Ul) Friday evening and it was voted not
Tho following is the estimate for ex- to admit the public only at stated
peases for. the year 11107. for Webster times. These times will be advertised
county, in the general cjid bridge b() an wlo wjsu to attend may know.
fwf.i,,.i1 .mil f.ti ,i'lifMi
Richard. ' ,
Annual settlement was made with have been drawn:
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the following roi l uv. scuis. 1
.1. F. Watt, district 10; '1. A. riiomp- . ,,.,,,.,,,..,.,.
son, district at; Ellas De Hart, district I Vin. H)0iS mu statlouciy W(
38- .1 Wobberman, district 9; Fred J For coroner ."i
Ooll ' district .Mis W. It. I'rather, dis- For board of commissioner sj
noii, uistni-i, . For county attorney I'i
For assessor and deputies....
trict S8; A. 0. White, district bji; wen.
Worlev. district 0: Fred Ltimpmaii. ,'or j(lii iin,i ,,.
district I'l ''ur '"),ira ' equalization
The following road overseers' bonds ' gj S;;;;:;;:;;:;:;:;
ncrc approved: ' J.'or county poor
K. A. Thompson, district LM; A. M, For county bridge
Simerson, district Ifi; A. Fringer, dis- For bonds
trictr,:.; Wm. Crozier, district 81: ' ' ft w,,uf
K. Copley, district :1 : Fred Ooll, dts- j ,,0. ,.ollllty 'j,,,',: , ; "
Bonds of the following justices of
tlir peace were approved:
John May, Clarence Reed, Oust No
rack, C. B. Vaughn.
K. .1. Soloniau was appointed justice
of the peace for Olcuwood precinct.
On motion' tho treasurer was in
structed to reduce the valuation of .1.
AV. Robinson's personal tax from k.T.O!)
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the unanimous election oi hbuihh'" i " - - nine iir uuu uuu in-cp ihbi.
New classes will be organized in
each course .Jan. 21. .and then is the
time to break away from that job at
low wages and take a course in busi
ness and shorthand so you will be pre
pared to demand higher wages.
Mrs. Paul S. Dctrick's going into the
country to teach docs not change the
college plans in the- least. The classes
she taught wore taken by the presi
dent and the school goes on just the
. tar . .
same. Lome to school we can give
you all yon can do.
Mrs. Paul S. Dietrich is teaching
school in the country. Teachers are
scarce it seems. Now is a chance for
the young men and maidens to come
ami take our Normal course and tench
school next year. Mrs. Dietrich is
getting S.V) per month. You come to
school and we do the rest.
Subscribe for the Chief and tell
them to place, your name to the credit
Hased upon an estimated valuation
Hoard opened bids for printing. On
motion, all bids for class A (blank
books) were rejected, such bookfe as
are needed to be ordered by the differ
cut ofllcers. of the college eloelc. llie Lniel is a
On motion, all legal printing was newsy paper and the college Items
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to $"" the amount OHIlUeU 111 llie llisu iiivim-ii nuinn-ii uie .irgus, . mu-i mm ,V" ".- " "- '- -..-...
session's report. ' Advertiser at legal rate. Tax list and ' a dollar, tell them it's for us and you
W C Kaniinsky appeared before the i treasurer's statement was let to the 'give us a clock, the Chief gives you
' ' ' '. . ,, ,.,, i. ...... Argus and Chief at one-lialf legal rate 1 the paper and we educate your boys
board and complained that he was h
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assessed $IO:i on
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the same having been also asMsssirt us. h
ilfffled land. On motion, said tio.i was
User. Stationery, receipts and printed
A new class in Orcig Shorthand
started this week. Close Bmigh and
ordered stricken from tax Hut.
On motion, tax of A. F. Uoswell, in
Olenwood township, to the amount of
55100 assessed value, was stricken from
,,v itt. same having been assessed in
Him Creek township.
Adjourned to .January 0.
Hoard met pursuant to adjournment.
Members all present.
.supplies were let to the dlflVrunt ' .tunics C'orrell have decided to take
printers of the county at contract j shorthand. Close has been a student
prices. All incidentals to be furnished
by II. K. I rice.
To Cure a Cold In Day.
Take Laxative Bromo quinine tab
lets. Druggists refund money if it
fails to euro. E. W. Grove's signature
is on each box. 25ceute.
of typewriting tliis fall and bids fair
to become au expert on the machine.
If he can do as well with the short
and. Close will be an honor to our
school some of these days when he
gets some way up position. Close
is a touch operator and uses the Oliver
machine. Mr. Correll is taking tele
The board of county commissioners
Wedneseay adopted the following res
olutions upon the death of Jerome
Vance, who died at Ouide Rock last
Sunday and was buried Tuesday:
Wih:iii:as, Death has removed from
our midst one of Webster county's old
est and most highly respected citizens,
Jerome Vance, of Ouide Rock; and,
Wjikukas, The deceased was for
many years a most honorable and ef
ficient member of the board of county
commissioners, being the oldest mem
ber thereof; therefore, he it
Resolved, Ity the board of county
commissioners of Webster county, Ne
brasha, that we extend to the family
of the deceased our sincere regret and
sympathy in their sad bereavement;
and, be it further
Resolved, That copies of these reso
lutions be forwarded to the family of
the deceased, and to the newspapers
of Webster county for publication.
W. II. Ani)i:iiko.,
J. 0. OVKItMA.V.
1. 0. 0. F. installation.
At the meeting Monday night Hen
Adhem lodge No. 180, I. O. O. F., in
stalled ollleers for the ensuing term.
W. W. Peak of Cowles, district deputy
grand master, acted as installing
otVcer. The new ollleers are;
Noble Orand C W. Orout.
Vice Orand K. Welsch.
Treasurer Joe Fogel.
Secretary O. C. Teel.
Warden- II. H. Clemiuons.
Chaplain M. It. Corner.
Inner Ouurdian W. II. Saunders.
R. S. N. 0. R. 0. Runchey.
h. S. N. 15. J. C. Say lor.
R. S. V. 0. I. Ciimmtngs.
h. S. V. O. D. M. Oarber.
The well known hardware ltrni of
Morhart & Fulton, which has been
engaged in ' iisiness,iu this city for, ji
number of yeirs iias'fven dissolved h"'
mutual consent, 1. H. Fulton, with
drawing from the llrm and our old
friend, Adam Morhart, purchasing hlj
partner's interest, thus making him
the sole owner of the establishment.
The S. of Vs have received an in
crease of three members to their cor
net band. The new members are experts
in their way, upon the instruments
upon which they play. Thoy are U
meet at regular practice with thu S. of
V. bund. The Son's are to be congratu
lated upon the addition of three mem
bers of so commanding iipjicaranee an
Judge Melveighan, Sheriff Scott anil
Red Cloud is certainly entitled t
the credit of making "General Thayer,
governor. It was here that the plan
was hutched up and promulgated to
the world. The occasion was that of
the State Bncainpmcnt of the 0. A. R.,
and the matter was thoroughly dis
cussed and his 11111113' soldier friend-
decided to make the eminent general,
Governor of Nebraska, if possible, ami
they succeeded nobly and to the glory
of the state.
Teachers' examinations will be held
at Red Cloud Friday, January 18, and
Saturday, January 10.
Nki.i.u: Wkst Cahtkh Supt.
IN PROBATE COURT.
January t Estate of Oscar Onstot,
deceased. Hearing on linal account;
allowed. Relinquishment of heir
tiled. Decree of distribution.
January 7 In re guardianship of
Anna M. Cook, a minor. Hond of
guardiun approved and filed: letters
Bstate of Robert S. Denny, deceased.
Certificate of finding of district court
011 contested claims and order of allowance.
January O--I11 re guardianship o
minor heirs of Lester A. U'oontz. de
ceased. Hearing and appointment of
Raymond W. Koontz as guardian. Hond
approved and filed; letters issued.
Bstate of Lester A. ICoontz, deceased.
Hearing and appointment of Raymond
V. Koontz as administrator, lloml
approved and Hied; letters issued.
Appraiser's commission to II. G.
Sawyer and Charles Hunter.
Bstate of Lorn .May, deceased, lloml
approved and filed; letters issued to
Wm. A. May, administrator. Anpniis
ers' commission to Chris Fussier ami
F. T. Ilopka.
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