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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (May 8, 1908)
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The ii;in who lnul been keeping 111
teat in a Lexington avenue car, the
seats of will It were well fK'i'tipluil by
women, spoke nt laKt to the woman
hanging on t a strap and who had
been eying lilin Intently for hoiiic time.
"1 know I ought to get up and let
ynii have my seat, madam," he Hiild.
"but I'm pledged against that sort of
thing. I have Just Joined the 'Sit Still
dub an organization we have formed
in rinrlem, and If 1 should violate the
solemn obligation I took when I be
came a member of that Iwdy I should
be expelled and held up to the oxoera
llon of all other members."
"That Is all right, sir," replied the
woman. "You mustn't mind my look
ing at yon so hard. I am a member of
the 'Stand and Stare eiub.' "
After which Hie continued to stand
nnd Ktnre at him In such a fierce man
ner that he dually got up. waved her
into his neat and -.1 1. "I gucs I'll re I
I'lgn from my lub and Ji'ln yours right
now, inadam."- New York Press.
A Thrcnc and a North Wind.
Long had Custauis Vasa sought in
rouse bis fellow countrymen, th"
(From the Argus )
Joe Dompsey writes us from Nnpo
noe, Nobruskn, whore he traded for an
eighty aero tract, that bo likes that
part of the state very well.
D. II. Ilobbs mid wife drove to (he
Center, Sunday, to fco u brother, Dr.
Charlio Hobba, who has been very
biek. Ho is gottlng better and at this
writing is able to sit up a pint of the
Rov. J. (J. Kreig returned bonio Fri
day from Indiana, where ho attended
the funeral of bis fat Iter, wiio lived to
a ripo old ngo of 8(5 jears, 1 months
and 1(5 days.
Lona Kstol, tlio I've year old daugh
ter of Mr. and Mr..L 10. WelUor died
Fiiday evening, Apiil t!i. Funeral
Horviees wrro conducted from tlio
house tlio Sunday following.
Mrs. Milton Shields died at her
homo near Stuart, Monday evening,
aged TO years. Funeral services woro
conducted from tho Stone church,
Wednesday by Rev. A. L. Drtinimond
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rvi.iii;E, .iuiiiiim ii" icmiiiiMir. i'.iiii.-ii ,, , i- ...
,. V.i.riu w.. ,.... ii. ofNoilcm. The family camo to Kan
always be linked Itli that of th. mis thirty ago. The subject of this
"blood bath" of Stockholm. P.ut the , notice was th- mother of quite a large
brave CJustnvus found hi compatriot.-
cowardly and slow. An outlaw him
self, no voice i!i" raised hi the aseni-
lily In his favcr. lie called epmi the.
people to IlL'lit. but th.-y sat sullen j
around him. !!ic'.!euly a cn'd w hut i
rose from the uoith. and an old muii- ,
trynian cried. :! npprnws if the
design!? f Va"a. fur -i ninth ul.i.l is
always a happy pca-:e." These slm
ple wo; Is aetcil W e magic. Th" nii'.i
Hew to arm : .1 pra.ved CiMavus l
lead them i-galn-' ihe Mane. In a few
days he had ci" til an army lar;;e
and brave en.ii --'i in g'.c battle t the
formidable Mr ps of the king of Men
mark. Victory ias theirs limn the
family. County Commissioner Shields
being one of tho number.
(From the Advocate.)
' Mr. and Mrs. Mis. Lolo Dunn, of
Ash Grove, are the proud patents of a
J Mr. and Mr-. Wobt. .Jones are feeling
proud over the ai rival of a live pound
baby girl ' bless theii home.
' Tlieie is now supposed to be no
' boo.e Bold between Wed Cloud and
Arapahoe. What a diy strip that is
first, and the capture of Stoc-k1-.ttm in unci how the snakes ou,ht to get in
l.VJ", placed the crown of Swede i upon H.t. uork.
Villa's head.- Pear-on's Weekly. I , , , , ., . , , .... ,, ,,r
( Ims. ( . Wrowu had to Kill one ot
West Pointers on tlieBatlleficld. "is I!kbih.v work horses the lit.st. of
One thing of win. b all Wet Pointer. the week because one of tho other
felt proud was th brotherly love and horses kicked it in the leg and broke
kindness shown In both sides to t'el- jt.
low graduate v.ia.i taken prisoner ' M , . nJ u Gcor(.e ;ioilve.
or when olhen No In dtstrcs. 1 have , . ,. . ,
r,i .- .- ,...,i ,.r ..-..v.,,,.... I.... land kept Hies burning m bis orchaid
.i.... .... '..'... .' .. .i i.....' .. .'.... in hum olf .laek Frost. Ho has line
iiitiL )a inn i (,-'hiii it nni umiiiiii;
with a siiuadtoti .f cnuilry in the cle- pro'-peots and will try and sav
gren of this piuu. ..ed ; his home
near ittuphcll Monday. I ho funeral
vi- held tho following b y, a large
number of the ft lends of tho family
being piescut from tMs p ue. The
relatives liavo tl o sympathy of th
entire community in tlieir wtd los.
State of Missouri, county oi Pike;
To Whom it May Concern: The
undersigned will, l'noiln, September
25)tli, A. D. lb 10, soil t public outcry,
for cash on preniio-, where Coon
creek crosses the Missouri road, the
following chattel-, to wit: Nino yoke
of oxen, with yoke and chaiir, two
wagons with bed, three- nigor wenches,
four buck niggers, : nigt,er boys, two
prairie plows, 'J" st el trip-. 1 band
pickled cabbage, 1 hogsheid of tobac
co. 1 lot nigger hoes, l spinning wheel
lcioiii, .'J fox hounds, a lot of coon, mink
nnd skunk skins, and a lot of other
articles. 'Am gwino l California.
Wichaid Doe. filer. JOHN 1)010.
Free headcheese, apples and hard
eider at noon. Ilunmnsvilio Leader.
Tho above is a samplo of a sale bill
printed sixty-one years ago Wo aro
permitted to reproduce it through tiie
kindness of N. II. Peters.- Guide Rock
Glic,thoctera of tho Revolution.
As soon as a pioneer boy waa I ig
enough to level a title he was given
powder an I lull to shoot scpihrels.
After a little practice he was required
to bring hi as many squirrels as he
had received charges under penalty or
a severe lecture or e en of hiving his
Jacket "tanned." At the auo of twelve L
the Joy beanie a fort soldier, with'
loephc l. a-'Hgi'cd him from which to
light, whe.i the settlers rallied again t;
: 1 1 1 Indian inrny. Crowing older, he'
beceu'o a hunter of deer, elk. b.Ut.ilo '
and bear, .-killed in trailing ami In '
utilizing cover, capable of enduring '
long marches through trackless uiotiii-
lain forests. At night he was content!
to curl op in a single blanket be-ide a
sir.::!! lire and sleep under the roof of j
hea en. If it rained, In a few minute !
lie built him a Udu'o of bark or boughs
with no implement but his one pound
tomahawk. Incessant war with the
Indians taught him to be his own gen-
s line ,.nti( I,, l(. ,.Ver on the alert, to keep
e the his head and shoot straight under tire.
Tuesday Night May 12
datable count -y between Fairfax
Courthouse and Alexandria he cap
tured a picket of a similar commander
under Tom Height nnd learned that
the latter was taking breakfast In a
farmhouse. Fit-, went In alone, found
Tom at table with his back to the door,
so he wis aide to get up to him and
Hnp him on the back before saying,
A good smudgo will keep oil" t Pitted again"! an enemy who gave no
quarter, out tortured t lie living ami
scalped the dead, he became himself :i
Manch tighter who never surrendered.
The wilderness bred men of iron.
quite a hard freeze
(From the Loader)
Thos. McCluro i- having an addition
built to tho wet-t side of his liorso
barn. An olllce will bo arranged in
"I think, Tom, you might have put out iho frout of the addition which will
one picket." They tool: breakfast to . i)U occupied bv Dr. Asher.
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gether, and then Fltz ent an ecort bi
conduct hhu to the Federal lines and
bring back Ids horse, having of 'course
llrst paroled him. This was to huvc
him from l.lliby prison.- CJeneral S. W.
Ferguson in Metropolitan Magazine.
Albert Henry is preiaiing to have a
house built on his eighty aero farm
uorlli of tho old Waterman place. It
will bo a two-story houso of good sizo
and will make a comfortable icsidonce.
Tlir. rniiitiirTi.tiiiint )i old Imliv nf
Champagne Ccrlts. mf , .. .... .., ..',..
Champagne corks are made of tie- "" " .-.j.
very tlnest C.ilah.uia corkwood. When 'I'M Mine one nan suiieroci a .se.ero
the tree of that v.ood is planted, thirty attack ol whooping congli, and liioii
years niUbt clause before It becomes lit . contracted tonsilili-. which in its
for the first stripping of the bark, and ' weakened condition it was unable to
even the!) the cork H of no use, being1 withstand. Funeral services were
much I. o.mrse. ,f(er eight years h(j(1 ftt tp(. i,0H. Wednesday
iuuiv it . i ini ci ;" arrives, our imr.
TiC:iin Is of but lloo,. nnalitv. and
4i!ub!; TCfiH nio'ie. maki'ig forty-six j
years In all, uuist pass beiore
grower can reap any material lneflt
from the tree. Then, again, the great
eat care is necessary for the manufac
ture of the best champagne corks be
cause should they lie defective in slz.e
and shnpe the quality of the wine will
suffer. For that reafon they are not
made by machinery, like tho ordinary
cork, but are cut by hand, as flucr
work can lx done that way.-Phlladel
Mazarin and His Picture.
Perhaps no more ardent lover of pie
tares ever lived than Cardinal Mnzailu.
minister of the regency dining tho mi
nority or I.oul:? XIV. Helng told that
he had but two months to live, he was
(From the Signal.)
l.S. Largent and sou, Ciulos ex
pect to drive their stock overhaul to
Texas in July fund build a barn ou
their now fai in. Ho will then return
and after tho crop hero is harvested
the rest of tho family will go down,
shipping the household goods by
froight. Mr. Largent reports that tho
Vance boys are there working like
beawrs and that they sent their re
gards to all inquiring friends.
M. Neal, tho pool-hall man sold hia
outllt to Green Hros., of liluo Hill, and
then decamped leaving several credit
ors holding the Mick. His family is
The Churchyard Yew's Secret.
"Why are yew tree.? founl in teaie
terles oniyV" sale.) a forest';!-. "Why,
all over the world saving here, Ai i-e
they don't exist -do you find in ceme
teries great jews of Immemorial age?
AntlquareM have tried to attach ouie
druldlc significance to the matter. Yews
grow in churchyards ami nowhere else;
hence they were Baaed tc the dead hi
the time of the Druids, :?iid It was as
erroneous to plant them In your gar
den as to plant tombstones there. I
have exploded that superstition. On a
walking lour of Fngland one summer I
asked eery farmer I met why he had
io ,Ltv,s on his place. The auswei
was alwaja the same: 'Do you thin'; I
want to Ii my cattle?' or 'Had one.
''tit, '.'tit it down, The heiustles, t t'Ut.l
and jew leaves Is poison to the beast-
ic:3.: Yes, thai Is tho secret or Hie J
churchyard yew. It grows only hi
cemeteries because the farmers M(
destroyed It e cry where else, Its leaves
being injiiilous to live stock."- New
AURORA, NEBR., Champion M,d21:vcight of tlu: N. W
TABLE ROCK, NEBR., Champion Bohemian Middle
weight. This match will be wrestled catth-as-catch can style, t o
falls out of three. The men arc very evenly matched and
the people of Red Cloud will never have an opportunity of
witnessing a better contest. This contest will be entirely
free from unnecessary roughness, arri all who attend may bt
assured of a fast, clean exhibition THE MOVING PIC
TURES WILL BE RUN, COMMENCING AT 7:30.
Ladies Especially Invited
Tickets on sale at the Tepee
Admission 50c and SKftS
ennn fiftm cium Irt lt lnlw..n.v .....1
.imKntntr , 1Mu.rtl ...' '' I Ml ". The now proprietors aro in
- " .........(, nit h.i-
lery, pointing to his pleturcp, exclaim
lug: "Must 1 quit all these? Look at
that Correggl; this 'Veipis' of Titian;
that Incomparable 'Deluge' of Cnracci!
Farewell, dear pictures, that I have
loved ko dearly and that cost me so
Among the, begging letters recently
received at the olllre of a benevolent
society was one running thus:
"This unfortunate young man is the
only son of a widow who died child
loss, and- his earnings maintain his
ag-'vl father nnd Infant brothers, whose
solo hupport he is,"
The secretary of the hoelety wrote ou
the margin of the epistle the following
"The circumstances of the case are
evidently exaggerated." London Taller.
"I cantiot understand why a man's
wife Is called his 'better half.' "
"You would If you had to divide your
salary with one!"
i From the Journal)
Mrs. Win. Lloyd is sick with tonsiii
Mrs. .1. 1). liailar went to (Joueva
this morning, called thoir by tin accb
dont to her mother, who fell and broke
Ed Lavalleo was down town this
morning for the first time since Satur
day, being confined to his homo on ac
count of a sprained ankle.
Miss Mae Smith and Mr. Rock
Groves, both of this city, wojo united
in marriage yesterday morning by Rev.
C. W. Fye.
(From tho Enterprise.)
Horn to Mr, and Mrs. Rudolph Streit
south of town Wednesday of last week,
a line boy.
Cluis. Lindgron, father of X). L. Lin-
Tho Sneezing Prayer,
The custom of following a sneeze with
a pra.er goes so far back Into the past
It Is next to impossible to suy when
It actually began. According toStrada,
the custom originated among the As
syrians, who. through nn opinion of
the danger that attended It, after the
act of sneezing made a short prayer
to the gods. The Itomans after mice.
Ing cried out, "Jupiter, help me!" The
custom is mentioned by Homer, the
early Jewish writers and others and Is
found among many savage tribes.
The Original New Zealanders.
The original Now Zealanders were
known as the most ferocloim cannibals
and the most warlike savages. They
were big, gaunt fellows, of Immense
muscular roree and great sagacity.
These savage New ealanders, though
they ate Ihelr enemies. Interred their
o.wn dead, and they believed that the
thhd day after burial the heart sepa
rated Itself from the corpse and was
carried to the clouds by an attendant
The Ills Wo Are Heir To.
There are three modes of bearing the
ills of life namely, by Indifference,
which Is the most common; by philos
ophy, which Is the most ostentatious,
and by religion, which Is the most ef
fectual. New York PreBs.
Real Estate Transfers. , p
For the week ending Tuesday. ,jy ;
.", furnished by the. cort Abstract Cv,
L. II. Fort, Manager,
Edwiu E Rogers to A U Raker, !
lots 1,2,3, WltcSO, Hlue Hill,
Ucnlty Taylor et al to A. D. link
er, lois 1, 2, 3, Ulk 20, II. H.
L E Tait to L II Rust, lots 17. 18
lllk LI, S. & M. add to Red
Edward P Kellogg to Martha M.
Fox, pt w2 swl, 35-2-1 1, wd. . .
James Witt to Anna Rent, lot 2,
Rile (i, Sweezy's add to Hlue
('harming Hostess (to dyspeptic guest
who has been refusing dish after dish)
I am so distressed. You've had no
dinner at all. (Itiest Thank you, hut
I have to be very particular about my
Mortgages filed, S10010.
Mortgages released, $tJ71 1.
Mrs. Sabra Baker.
Mrs. Sabra Raker aged 5 years, an
old settler of Jewell county, Kansas,
died nt her home in that county May
1st. Rev. Hummel preached the funer
al hcrviceand interment was. made in
he Stone church cemetery near North
Ilranch Saturday. She leaves a hus
band to mourn her loss.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
Till Kind You Have Always Bought
fron't Buy Land nor Loan
Money on Real Estate
ill out gettiug one- of' Tee.'b
n r-ect Abstracts o Title, 'like
jiic-t and most reliable st of-t-'.'-act
books in Webster to,
.0 0 bond tiled aiidapproied.
h pi scuts .six of ti.e lie-t li----ran
co companies doing bui
i w- in tlic state.
L04NS MADE Ml CITY PROPERTIES
O. C. TEEL,
Red Cloud, Nebr.
OFftcc tn Ovcrlng Bock.
Phones: Bell 98, Farmers 36
tl.000.no ntll l rirn fat
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