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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 6, 1907)
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THE RED CLOU) CHIEF
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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, DECEMBER (', 1907.
Our full line of Holiday Goods
is now here ready for your in
spection. Seeing it while it is
complete will suggest suitable
gifts for everyone on your list.
We urge you to come as soon
as possible and as often there
after as your time will permit.
Chas. L. Cotting
A California Utter.
Wiltowbrook. Oil.. Nov. Is. I'.iOT.
1 want to tell you :i little snore about
southern California. We are having
very pleasant weather. There were
House rains in Oetoher anil tin grass is
quite green siow. The roses anil ger
aniums anil many other llowers aro in
liloom. We have hail no frost anil
everything is lovely.
W" osove to Long ISeaeh our day last
week. There are four huge war
siiy anchored there not lar from the
pier The.v use lately from the Philip
pines There were suitors everywhere
in the city. They have some of the
Filipinos ith them The ships -ne the
arinured crsiisei-. West Sirgiuia. Penn
sylvania. Mai'laud sind Coloi-ado. We
stayed in the evening t see the elec
trical disj)lay. The auditorium and
I'io iiH'iiiiii tin pier were e lit trrl.i out
lined with what looked like huge gold
beans, also t.he largo bsrth house, the
hand stand and sonic other buildings,
nun tlie -hip-at sea were lighted up.
It. w.is a grand sight. Long Mcach is jt
vi.ry interesting )laee. a good jilaee to
live 5: a person has pleni, ot money or
This i- a great cnunts'.v for automobile-.
The roads are rood. On our
ay home twenty-four automobiles
passed us, besides as many snotoreyeles.
They have a very pleasant enstom
here in Comptou of entertaining theold
people at what they rail a ".sunset so
trial '" A eotnsnittee is appointed of the
younger women of the ehurehes to
make the preparations ami all the men
and women in the town anil vicin
ity that are seventy or upward are in
vited That just look me in last No
vember and agiiin this month. All the
put-tors and their wives wesv present.
We snet isi the Hible class s'omsi of the
Methodist ehureh. lter visiting
awhile, we were, called out on thesleps
to hstve our picture taken. In the front
room wee Mr. anil Mrs. Secly, former
ly residents of Kod Cloud. His age is
ninetvtwii and hers eighty-one. There
w.Miin' old lady in that roons who was
ninety-three, and osie who was eighty
five, and a gentleman of eighty-nine.
The otheis were ol all ages down io
noventy, I'Neept one lady who said she
was sixty-eight, but she came to bring
her husband, who was much older.
There were thirty-thive ol the old peo
ple, none of them native Califorsiiaus.
but people take a new lease of life
when they come here to live. Afles a
boiiutitul dinner it good program was
well rendered and the faiewells were
Hpoken. all hoping to be present at the
mooting next year. We all enjoy life
very much here. There are sio cold
snowy days to divad isi the winter, anil
no hot days and nights m the stiisjmer.
K. M. K moist.
"Picking From Puck."
"Pickings froiss Puck," Diibinsky
Hi-others' big spectacular psoductioss.
which ran for uesirly a whole season
isi New York assd hsis had big engage
ments in other eities, comes to lted
Cloud opera house Friilny, December
lltth. "Pickings from Puck" is said to
be one. of the most gorgeous ami ela
borate presentations of this class of
entertainment over exploited in Amer
ica. The opera house inauagcinciil
personally guarantees this to be tin
original company and will be present
ed here with the same cast and com
pleteness as when seen recently in
.New York and Chicago.
Deaths and Funerals.
(ieorge Hcaton was born isi HadolilV.
l.sincashire, Kngland, May :iO, lS'lSiind
died of cancer at his home in Walnut
Creek township. Webster county, Ne
braska, Dec. 1st, l'.H)7. Funeral services
wore held at the late home, conducted
by Rev. Mahlon Points of the Tinted
Hsvthron ehureh and interment was in
the Walnut Crook cemetery. At the
grave Mr. Cooper, an old noighhor,
isiado a short talk in which be told of
souse of the many kind doeils performed
by the deceased.
Mr. Hcaton caisic to America in KM
with his parents, who lirst settled isi
Somerset county, Pennsylvania. There
wesv in all ten boys its this family, of
whom only two survive hisss .lames,
living isi Schuylkill county. Pennsyl
vania, and Samuel, living three miles
east of Ited Cloud, lie was married to
Miss Anna Huston November ". I S.V.I,
in Tovertosi, Pa. In ls'ii.", he moved
with his family to lllissois and in MT1
to what is now Webster county.
Real Estate Transfers.
For the week ending Tuesday. Dee.
:t, fus'ti'shod by the Fort Abstract Co..
1. II. Fort. Manager.
(ieoriro S. Hwalt to .lennie S.
Kwett, wd. pt sio i!T pt no so se
(ieorge Hcaton to William Ilea-
ton et al. wd. s sw 'Jil-l-IV
nnie llesitou to aron llealon
et ill, wd. s se lie .'I.'-l-l'.'
unii' Hcaton to William llesi
tou . t al. wd. uw .'. se '.'M-IV. . .
L. A. Mittthios to August Piing
stoss. wd. I I b I Uu-chow's sidd.
State of Nebraska to (ieorge
W. King. wd. uw no y-l-l(i ....
State if Nebi-ssska to (ieorge
W. King, wd, n nw IM-I-IO
Sarah M. Potter to Kdwiml
llan-m, wd. Is 10-IL1 b lit II. C. . .
L. 11. Kust to Albert K. Smith,
wd. Is iM-.".' b H It. It. add. I!. C. .
Albert K. Smith to Silas A. Fin
eher. wd. .same
(ieorge L. Columbia to Fs'jsnees
Al. Clark, wd. sw se US-l-'l
Laurence L. Huron to William
K. White, wd. ssw sw W-'MO ...
I.ee Columbia toOmerCs'owell.
wd, Is '.HO in l'M-10 ii'Oi)
1'osa L. Chiimbes's et al to L. K.
'Tail. wd. Is 17-18 b 1.1 Smith A
Moore's add. 1!. C
Abrasss K si ley to David Watson
wd. Is 10-1 '. .same
H. K. Hrubakor to Charles S
. Norrisetal. wd. pt nw M-'.'-lu ,
Mortgages tiled. Sail) I.
Mortgages released, ?'.'S:i0.
. Sears. Roebuck tt Reindicted for Fraud.
I The I'nitoil Stsite.s cousts have in
dicted Sears, Roebuck ,v Co., the large
jniiiil order house, for using the I'niteil
1 States snails for fraudulent purposes.
They must now answer in court same as
sissy criminal. 1'nele Sam is siow busy
protecting the public from deception
assd fraud through the advertising of
I Scars, KochucktCo. have been indict-
, ed on three counts, but this does ssot
j issean that they are not guilty in many
oilier instances. Much more evidence
is already in the luiiuls of the govern-
A mtsrriod womsin applying for life in
Niiraiiee in a t'uteriiiil Imm-lil Kiwli.t v lli.-i t
issues policies on the lives of married
women Is held in Mcrrbna.i v. lirand
Lodge 1). of II. (Neb.) 8 L. It. A. (N. S.)
1W.1. not to be required to inform the
society of evidence of pregnancy diseov-
ered subsequently to her application
and physical examination.
Denver bank recent 1 y recoi veil the
following note signed by one of their
lady patrons whose birthplace was the
emerald isle; Mr. Cashier: -Please
stop payment on the check I wrote out
todav as 1 aecidentall v hiirneil it. nn
it was snade payable to myself assd
had been endorsed by me.'' K..
Business College Notes
i . m. sri w.Mtn, i'iirsiiu;M.
The siornusl departinent opencilup in
nice shape Monday iuo.tning.
Prof. C. M. Wrignt spent Thanksgiv
ing with one of the students.
I). A. limine of Lawrence Nebr. ent
ered the IliisiiiessilcnartiucitU his morn
ing. Music students should hurry and en
roll. Muse. Ilsssideriip, principal music
Notice to Bidders.
Scaled proposals will be received at
the otllce of the County Clerk of Web
ster County for furnishing supplies to
said County duringtheyear llius. to-wit:
I.ASS . l.Sl HOOKS.
vquiro Plain Kccorils.inodiuni. per book
' printed head i coords
prisstcd page records " "'
" ta lists, double-demy. " "
double-cap " "
Patent backs, per book.
Canvas covers, per bonk.
All records to be. inside of Myron Wes
ton's best Ijineii Lodger paper, extra
Tax I.Vceipts for Minjif
Tax lleceipts for P.MW for carbon.
Kvtrsi for printing year in red.
Chattel mortgage llle-.
..s(.Nin-s" scliedules. n -r HUH).
Assessors' seiiedille lib .
Lithographed wuvrsiuS. per luiiu.
Meres-sjble document iiivelophs. per too
I I. II TloX StyMM.II s
Poll books for elcetio i I'.itjs. per 100.
Poll book envelopes, per do.en.
Ilallot las for vote east per do.eu.
Instructions t r voteis per doen.
Flection peneils per doen.
Il,-s n. 1. 1. n l. III.WUs.
Whole sheet cap bltpi.ks. pur HHi.
IPilf sheet cap bias.., T pe.- I'M)
(Quarter sheet csip bliinks. per 100.
Kighth sheet cap blanks, per Kill,
i t..s r. iiri'K'i: si viioxr.isv.
I iilc. Diamond. Carter's. StalVords or
equal, per iii:iit.
Pens, (ilucineuin Spcnccriass. per gross:
M. V. Uroiuid Point Pens, per gross-.
Ksterbrook's or (iillet.te's, per gross.
Pencils. Perfection Xos. '.' to I. per
gross: Faber Nos. . to l. per gross:
Hai'iltmuth Koh-i-noor, per do.en:
llsirdtmuth Koh-i-noin copying, per
doen. Hai'dtissuth Mephisto copying,
Penholders. Tower's Malik No. 'l(it).
per do.en: Faber's cork-tipiicd, per
iloen: plain polished ceilssr (swell).
Fs-asers. Uubber No. III'.', per do.en:
1,'ubbcr No 101, per dozen.
ri,.ss i. i.i:rri:uiit:.ns. mi.
Letterheads, I'.'-lb. I'l-anklin or eipial.
per I (KM): iiotoheails. 7-lb Fraiiklin or
ciual. per 100; envelopes. No, jNo.l
rsig. per 1000: euvidopi'.s. No. 10 No. I
rag, per 1000.
All of said supplies to be liist-elass
isi every respect asnl to be furnished in
'accordance with the ivipihviuonts oft
the various county ollicers. Said bid r
. " ,"m'1' '" n"' s,"u "' ' w,t ' housami ,
Dollars, must be filed with the CouuU
Clerk on or before I',' o'clock, noon
the "list day of December. I'.MtT.
Dated Red Cloud. Nebr.
:'d. I'.tOT. l,i:i DiToiit. ( ounts ( I. rk
Notice to Bidders.
Notice is hereby given, that the Hoard , :
of County Coisimissiossoi.s of Webster
Countv, Nebraska, w ill on .Isismui", l'. '
I'.Mls. open bids tor the hislhliisg.-tsiil re
pairing all wood and steel bridges re
quired, lor the period ot one year
All bids must be made according to
plans and spccillcsitiosis 011 llle in the
eoussty clerk's otllce ami shall specify
separately, the sum bid forsiipe.rstriu
tuie per linear foot: piliugsiud tubular
P-i's per Uneiu; l....t; lumber in caps.
sVV"-Vh i,n" -'.' P' -"-usau,l in ,
l,,u,,"! ,,n "iwr sl,,', in -"b-triii.turt. ;
,,,,m' 'u'1' '" l,U,,,,, l!,,is fnl' "ltr-j ;
.g work to be bid per unit quantity
So fur us known the follow ing bridges
will bo hiiilt: One steel spstis bridge
.'IO ft. long, sieross Willow Creek and
others as may be determined b.v the
County Hoard at eoiitraet price for the j
year HMW, and such other business as
isiay be ordered by the Moai'd.
All bids must be accompanied by 11
eertilled check for t.Vio and filed with
the County Clerk by P. o'clock, noon,
December t'Ttli, 1U07: said check to bo
forfeited to Webster County in case
successful bidders fail to sign contract
within ten (10) days fs-om date of award
ing ssiid contract.
The Hoard reserves! the right to reject
any or all bids.
Li:i: DkToiii. County Clerk.
'A m mr . tj
ft OCriOOl INOtCS J
SK. . ... . ,,. ,'?,
Miss McCiitcbcn the lngli school prin-
clpal spent her Tlianksglving vacation
A Stsite Normal instructor visited the
high -chool last Monday and gave si
very interesting talk to the scholars.
Carl .Icrnberg who w'as accidentally
shot in the right leg while out hunting
'V "lnesday siftornoon of last week,
' recovered to siioh anoxtent thatlio
is .igain able to attend school.
Professor Moritz has borrowed Mr.
Overing's surveying instruinent and is
giving the Trigonometry class lessons
in practical survey ii.g. He is teaching
them how to use the instrument and
take observations, also how to com
pute results after the observations are
Nih I'omiiiI uulluu;.
M'lic following regulation; have
been issucil by the third assistant
postniastei genet al:
Post i-'sirds and postal cajds mail
ed nudes' covet of scaled envelopes
tr.iiispiireut or uthervise ) aio
cliaigeable with postage at the fust
ol.iss'iate two cents an ounre ol
fi action thereof. If enclosed in tiii
Stfiiled envelopes, they are subject
to postage uncording to thelchatacter
of tlie message at the fust class
rates if wholly or partly in writing,
ot the thitd class rate one cent for
e.tch two ounces oi fmetion thereof,
if entiiely in print, and the postage
should be affixed to the envelopes
covering the same.
Postage stamps affixed to such
cards inclosed in envelopes having
an opening exposing the stamps can
not be lecogni.ed in payment of
postage thereon. However, when
such cards, properly addressed ami
prepaid, bearing no matter tender -ing
them unmailable under post mas
ter general's orders Nos. .d, para
graph 5, and 539, paragraph .), when
sei.t openly in the mails, are inclos
ed in cnvelopts, it will be assumed
that they were inadvertantly placed
under cover, and they may be le
inoved therefrom and dispatched
without additional payment of post
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The American Man-o'-Wnrsman at WorX
That the Atnerieau tiavy is intend d
to do serious task- wliou tlm ofiu.ioti
arises is evident to the isitur aboard
0M f lUr muI1 u. WH lur1K ll(rklnit
At f o'clock in the murium.' tie
bugler blows the "rnveillo" and "nil
hands" turn out of their hummocks.
Cotl'ee is served and there- is flu
for a smoke before the boatswain's
unites pipe "tin n to." The salt watei
for scrubbing down decks Is turned or.,
and witli trousers rollc I up and send
bing blushes in haiid, the dock fore
pioocods to clean up the ship. At7c
clock (.by which time I hey have worked
up a good appetite) the decks are drv,
and at 7:110 the workers go to brent
fast. At 8:15 t ho call to shine bright
work is sounded. All the brass wos
gets its morning polish, the dookn ate
swept and everything Is inside tidy fc r
inspection. At 8:.'t0".siok call" issound
ed and the sick, Initio and lav.y report
to l he doctor for treatment. Then at
!l:l.r the whole ship's company musters
at. quarters for inspection. For the
next hour one of the general drills,
such us 'lire quartern.'' "general epiar
tors," ' collision drill," "abandon shin
drill," etc , will takeupthotinie. From
lDt.'totill 1I..".U there will be gun drill,
"ping-pong' or ".Morris tube" practice,
loading and sighting drill. At 11:';"
woi k ceases, the decks mo swept and
th men prepare for dinner. At noon
there is an hour for dinner and then
mine drill till ."..:t0. Willi llfteeti min
sites for quarters and sotting up drill
in the lute aft rnoon, tlip regular day's
work ih completed. Supj'wr h SWVt J
at (i:00 p. in., and "taps" is sounded at
:0.l p. m.
The drills are varied so Micro will be
no monotonous repetition of the same
exercises. Wednesday is "rope yarn
Sunday'' and the men devote the drill
period in tiro afternoon to repairing
and putting irr order their clothing.
.Saturday the ship is cleaned from
truck to keol in the forenoon and the
afternoon is n holiday. Sunday uo un
necessary work is done. The captain
inspects the ship and where there is a
chaplain divine sorvico is held. Not
content with tho regular work, the am
bitious member's of the crew dovotu
their leisure hours to study and thus
lit themselves for promotion to higher
A Concordia man who had ftllA) in a
local bank in that city roased so much
that the banker finally gave him his
money, but paid hisss .silver, lie had to
get a wheelbarrow to take it home, and
now he has to lie awake slights for fear
that someone may oarr. itoiT while lie
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