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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (June 5, 1908)
Tried it First
Hereford. l'e s, IV- , ION.
'4vo yea; i ago I came to Hereford from la liana. I wa ii years il.l, had
u wife- .uiil .uno children, an 1 was worth about Jl'iOU This represented all the
proporfy T h.i I accumulated after .0 years ot hard work, writes .1. I'. Uoiirell
Id thn Hereford bank. The previous fall 1 had been down and took ml over tho
!ountry, and was starting bade without, buying, as I was afraid to risk my lit
Ho hosi, erg v liero 1 feared I might lose it. A friend took me to the Western
National bank to talk to Mr. Parker, tho president. After tct.tng him that I
was nfriiid to bring my family down hero for foar wo could not make a living,
ho laughed at me, and told mo that poor folks was what the country needed.
Thai folic did not stay poor long in this country; that there were no poor
t'nrmaiu tho Panhandle, and that vvhon tho churchoj would take up collect
Unit lo. tho poor it was hard work to find anyone to take it. That anyone
willing to work could nuiko a living and more too. I was only partly con
vinced but when Mr. Parkor offered to rent mo a good section of land with a
Kood luu.se and other improvements, and givo me the option to buy it at tho
oud of tho yaar by making a small cash payment and the balance on long time,
I decided to try it.
I oulvituted only 80 acres of land, having to do all the work myself. 1 made
the rent and a living, and beforo my time was up I had tradod my contract to
Mr. J. i Jowoll for '200 acres and HQQ in money.
Tho ulvnuce in tho selling prico of laud was just what I made by this trade.
I inn now living on my '2(0 acre farm, which I own clear of debt. It is just as
good as land that soils for $lf0 per acre in Indiana, and this laud cost me noth
ing except my agreeing to try tho Panhandle. I think I could sell my hind for
10 an acre but don't want to, as I am making a good livunr mid am well
Pooi people need not fear to come hore. Tt is easy to make a living if you
will w rk.
Wo go to the P.inhandlo country every
First and Third Tuesdays
Go with us and see for yourself
Red CM Investment Co.
Potter Block, Up Stairs, Red Cloud.
I. II. HOLMES, President. D. J. MYERS, Vice-President.
A. B. SELLERS, Secretary and Treasurer
Presbyterians Select Colorado
Capita! As -Meeting Place.
FIimI Action on Overture from Ger.
man Presbyterians Asking for Inde
pendent Synod Is Deferred Until
In sHctini; the executive cwinmis
sion of the lIi tic h hefuie final
adjournment the tenth general assem
bly of tin Pi e.-b U'llan chinch in the
United Slates consummated the moat
Important act of H entile ten days'
deliberations at Kansas City.
Tho coiniuiaaiun chosen i- repre
sentative of the entire country and
Klected for one year: Ministers,
Haxtcr P. Fullerton, moderator, St.
Louli; .Joseph Weaver, Denver; J. F.
Hiiilnifll, Minneapolis; elders, ex-Sec-1
1(..' i y of S'.Ue John V. Foster, Wash
ington, IX C; 11. H. McCoruiick, liar
KlecUvl for two years. Ministers,
S. M. Templeton, Texas; Robert Was
.son, Cincinnati, idlers, .John V. Sev
erance, Cleveland; Kdward Hulkeloy,
Now Jersey, and Thomas L. Hall, Chi
cago. Klccted for three years: Ministers,
J. D. MolV.it, Washington, Pa.; W. II.
Illack, Missouri; W. II. Hubbard, New
Yoik; cdde.s, J. Willis Barr, Los An-gee-j
and Judge J. M. Oaut. Nashville.
Dr. William 11. Roberts of Philadel
phia, the stated clerk, Is secretary of
I.ejjnl and administrative questions
occupied mo,! of the sessions of the
general assembly of the Piesbyterian
church. The loutine of this pioceduru
was relieved sumo what by the pielun
Inary skiriuishing of the ailheicnts of
Denver and Seattle for next jeni's as
sombly. Tho excitement was nil in
tho preliminaries, boweer, as the as
sembly voted almost unanimously for
Denver on tho tlrst ballot and subse
quently the vote was made unanimous.
The assembly will meet in Denver on
tho third Thursday in May. Den vet's
offer of a bonus nt $.,uui), her inoro
favorable location and the fact that
the semi-centennial celebration of tho
Preslvterian chin c h in Colorado wilt
be held In 1009, weio powerlul argu
ments iti inllucnclng the vote
An ovortur" Ironi the (Jorman-speak-lug
Presbyterians, asking for homo
rule, or iudop 'ntlent presbyteries, em
bodied in the report of the committee
of polity, was of surpassing Import
ance. The (lurniatis can led the mat
ter direct to the general assembly, in
si ea 1 1 oi luiisiininn local svii.ms. wtio,
thev thought, would not appiove tho
ciealiiiu of new piesbyterlcs in their
teniloiy The geueiul assembly con
sldeied the question oi jurisdiction
and dei nled it would be a bad piece
dent to act independently ot the
synods affected While approving the
establishment ol the new piesbylciies,
the assembb dec hied that llnal ac
tion would he derened until the next
assembly, so local svnods could be
REV. SUNDAY STINGS MINISTERS
Baseball Player-Evangelist Tell3 Why
Some Preachers Fail.
Dvangelist Hilly Siuidav delivered au
nddrc.-v to the Piesbyteiian minisleis
of Pitlshiug. His words laused con
sternation among the pi cachets, aimm
of whom led the Pit at Prcsbyleiian
church, their dignity stung, but most
ol them lemaiui'd to the end.
Rev. Sunday, who Is a former pro
fessional baseball player, has been
conducting a icvival at Sharon, near
there, and lame to Pittsburg to speak
on "Why Some Ministers Fall."
The evangelist said many of tho
mini .lets of the present clay were
"lodge eating mollycoddles, who vveto
continually springing bum bullctm to
their t ongrc'gaticms."
lie asset ted that few ministers of
today are anything but stiffs, salary
quacks, willing to accept social ilio
Unction and that many of 1 In tit aic
,' qualified candidates tor the "tunny"
Continuing, he said: "Some of you
ministeis aie controlled by riches and
not li.v the bible. Many ol you me
i grafters, pure and simple. You know
this, too 1 here are some of you
preaching Unlay that should he carry
ing tho hod. What we do want is to
tear down the seminaries and stand
the professors on their heads in mud
puddles A seininaiy ami its teach
ings am of no more use to pi caching
than a crane's legs aro to a setting
hen. I am not nn osteopath. I am a
aurgeon and my line l.s to cut out the
abscess in the side of the church."
Nebraoka to Join "Big Nine."
Lincoln, June 3. The University of
Nebraska athletic board, at a meeting,
adopted a lesolutiou favoring seeking
aduiK-iuu to th" "Rig Nino" confer
ence. Dr. It. G. Clapp, a member of
the board, will go to Chicago Satur
day to represent Nebraska and make
Heavy Rain Causes Washouts.
Lincoln, Juno 3. Several washouts
were lopoited on the Wytuore division
of the Rurlington. The Missouri Pa
cific railway also encountered trouble.
More than two inches of ruin fell in
Or, Peters Says He Has Sure
Cure for Hog Cholera,
Remedy Evolved at Corfereiiee o
Veterinarians from Nine Western
SLites at Ames Veteran Fifer Dro.JJ
Dead at Minden,
Omaha. .Imu-' J "A c::re for ho.;
cholera has at hist ben fou.i I. pro
vided the animal be trc:PcI so'iu
enough," said Dr A. T. Petei- of l.tn
coin head of the depurtmen' of an
luial pathologv of the Fnlveisity of
Dr. Peters i cached Ouiah.i from
Ames, la , where he attended the con
ference of veterinarians of nine vv.Mt
cm stutiM, in which the dlseas i.i
making serious Inroads and causing a
tretm-iiuous loss to tanners Hog chol
i ra is prevalent in several Nebraska
count h--, now, and If the stale h-ireau
at Lincoln was ready to .-eml out th-
new serum great benetlt would res'. it
As it In, Dr. Peters thinks the regents
of the university, who are deeply lu-terest-.'d,
will make an appropriation
this mouth that will enable the distri
bution of several thousands doses this
The discovery of Dr. N. Doisctt of
the hiocliemic departmuit of the bu
reau of animal in.lc-.try, Washington,
appears to have solved the piohlcm.
Tiled in thlity or forty herds through
out Iowa, wlier- experiments Irive re
centlv been mad", It has cured well
established cases of the disease. It
consists of the Injection of (lie blood
of an affected animal into I lie clrcu'a
tion of one not under th. Ititltteiu e of
the dise:iM. Tills must h combined
with the Injection of the serum of an
animal already immune. The prodiu -tion
of a vaccine by means of luferted
blood instead of artiticial cultures of
the germ is the basis of the cur.'.
VETERAN FIFER DROPS DEAD
W. Allen of Geneva Dies While Play
ing "Dead March."
Minden, Neb., June 1. Exhausted
by the march to the cemetery, W. Al
len, an old soldier win came here
from tlencva to participate in the Me
morial day exercises, fell to tli
ground while playing the "Dead
March" on his life, and died bluntly
The sad tragedy cast a gloom over
the large crowd which had gone to
the cemetery to honor the soldier
dead. Allen was old and feeble, and
was urged to accept a seat In a car
riage, as It was reared the walk would
he too much for him. Too proud to
admit his tailing strength, the old
man Insisted In taking hi.s place in
the line as he had done year after
yea i After reaching the cemetery he
etarted to play the "Dead March," and
when half way through he sat down
and complained of pains. He dleda
low minutes later.
Allen leaves- a wife and three daugh
ters. The body was sunt to his home
at (icneva lor burial.
Sad News Tor Bryan.
Alliance. Neb., June u. William J.
Dryan was delivering an address be
fore an audience in this city hist night
whin a representative of the Associat
ed Pi ess handed him a telegram tell
ing ot the death of Senator James K
Jones. He read the telegram and,
stopping in th" middle m his address,
said: "I have just learned that Sen
ator Jones of Ai Kansas died suddenly
in Washington. It Is a sad bit of
news to announce to a Democratic
audience, foi Senator Jones was chair
man of the hlmetalllst organization
that cairied on the light in lS'Ji!, that
ended in our capturing the Chicago
convention, and it was because of hi-,
prominence in that light that I asked
that he be made chairman of the na
tional committee, and to him I was
Indebted for the opportunity to close
the Demociaiic debate on the platform
and make the speech which I piesume
will stand as the most effective one I
Letter Carriers' Convention.
Lincoln, June 1. The tenth annual
convention of tlte Nebraska Letter
Carriers' association was held at Con
vention hall in the Mudcll hotel and
closed with a banquet, at which about
1.-0 were present. Nothing but shop
was talked at the meeting. Following
were the olllcer.s elected: John R.
Reed of Lincoln, president; J. I).
Klalnkauf of fiiand Island, vice presi
dent; K. ( Rozzolle of Omaha, secre
tary; F F. Johnson of Falrhiuy, treas
urer. Throws Himself Down Well.
McCook, Neb., June 2. Jacob Crock
er, a well-to do-far mer, living about
ten miles southwest of McCook, threw
himself headforemost down an aban
doned well on his farm, HiO feet deep,
and was Instantly killed He leaves a
wife and seven children, lie had a
hallucination that the world was about
to come to an end.
Young Man Drowned While Fishing.
Rnttle Cieitk, Ne., June L Otto
Schody, twenty one years old, who to-
sided vvith his. parents, eight miles
. . I i n I Will '
II 'r t . .1 Vn I I viii s i illolf for. 1 1 1 1 '. s
..i t. Tiie v I'liii- man runted into ',
l ;. W.l'e; j -auk lielOto li '.) t O lid
II ll ' l.li
Want Fire Escapes on Hotels.
I illi olll. Jlill J The Nt l,- .;:
Ti.ie!i:i .Mi-n'i nssorhitlon h,, uiau
girated (i movement for the installing
cd Hie escapes in all huteh The trav
e ii'g men hn.e UruNhed ihe lah.r
cuinini- loner wl'h a IM of all hitch
in tbe date vvhii h are mil o equipped.
BRYAN IN SANDHILL REGION
Nebraskan Spends Busy Day In West
ern Part of State.
Kimball. Neb., June ;; William J
Dryan last night at II o t lock com
pleted one of the most 'leiuous days
he In had since his Nebraska
tour began, with a speech .it Fra
ternal hall, durln ; the coiuse or man, aged thirty-eight years, his wife,
whii h he had occasion to apologize to Fllzabctli, aged thlity seven, and two
his hearers for ariivlng live hours late , children, Anna, aged seventeen, and
on account ol a breakdown of his au William aged seven, of West Pen
tomobile Starting in the day's jour- sunken, N. J, were drowned in Pen
ney from Alliance at ;! a in., he made, .saiiken creek, below Rlverlon, N. J.,
his Hrst address at llrldge;iorl, where
the f Miners began to anive shortl
after daylight His address was ol
half an hour's duration ami was de
livered from the porch of the lo
cal hotel. The territory covered dm
lug the Hist half ol' the day has never
been before visited by Mr. Rry.iu I:
Is situated in the extreme wet pot
thin ol the state, near th Wyoming
line, ami is what Is known as the sand
hill region. He has some pecuniary
interests in that part of llw state
however and took occasion to address
himself paiticulaih to the a;iicul
tural and stock laislng interests, mak
ing ii ligation the principal theme ol
Ills blief speeches.
At Scotts HI nrf. where the prim ipal
meeting of the day was held, the town
and hill rounding country took a day
off to meet and greet the distinguished
Ncbraskau and did him every honor
within its power The town was In
gala attire and the schools siispende I
and stores closed to make the uuj
sion even more popular.
The Hr-t an blent to mar the trip oc
rurred wlier automobile carrying i
Mr. Riyan ami some member.! of his
party on a sixty-mile crosscountry
trip from Scotts Hluff to Kimball
broke down when the trip was half
complete. I. The party was forced to
resort to a fanner's wagon, which
brought them Into Kimball several
hours behind the schedule.
Citizens' Company Loses Franchise.
Lincoln, June 'J. Notitlcatlon was
received that the United States court
of appeals at St. Paul had set .uide
the sale of the old Home Street Rail
way company to the new Citizens'
company ot Lincoln. The effect ol
the deeds. on is to deprive the Citizens'
of the franchise permitting the use of
the streets of the city. A defect in
the continuation of the sale of the old
company is the basis for (lie ruling.
The Citizens' company claims, how-
lll'fll. Ill.tl lllL. , .1.1. ill," L,1J 11,1. lit tll.t
- I , vn, i' iiiii unit i nii.i nami tie-
sale, but that under a decision of the
supreme court of Nebraska it cannot
be driven liom the streets. Compli
cations may lollow, because stockhold
ers in the old Home companv may in
tervene mid claim right of way.
Grand Islander President.
Omaha, June .'. The sevente :rt i
annual session of the Nebiaska Stale
League of Local Loan ami Building as
sociations dosed its woik by the elec
tion of these olllcers for the ensuing
year: President, C. W. Hiiuiiluger of
(Jiand Island; first vice president, If.
A. (5 raff of Seward; second vice pre.-,i-dent.
R. M. Glllnn of Auburn; third
vice president, Clcorge F. Ollmore of
Omaha; secietary-tteasurer. Kluier K.
Ilryson of Omaha. The next annual
meeting will be held lu Gran 1 Island
Ask Pardon for Crigger.
Lincoln. June L' Governor SheUuti
received a lequcst from citizen-, of
Know ihe, Tenn., among them Sneritf
Reeder of Kncixvllle, that he pardon
Albeit Cilgger, whose home Is there
and who is seiving a sentence of two
and a half years in the Nebiaska peni
tentiary for lioisc stealing. The plea
Is made on the ground that Crigger'..
aged parents are dependent on him;
that his record heretofore has been
good, and that companion;, led him to '
commit ids first crlipo '
Berge Did Not Know Money Was Used
Lincoln, June :i. Speaking of the i
announcement of Mayor Dahlniau of
Omaha that he had received $L",Qi')
from the Democratic national commit- i
tee in 1901 and had spent ll to help
elect Rerge governor. George v.
Herge t-ahl: "If Mayor Dahlniau re
ceived tliis money and used it in my
campaign I never knew oi it. He may
have used it, hut the ia. t was never
known to me."
Liquor Men Act in Secret.
Omaha. June .'i Four hundred
members of the Nebiaska Retail Liq
uor Dealers' association were called to
order In the King theater by James
Novell, president. One of the Hrst
reports made to the meeting in star
chamber session was thai the associa
tion had added 2SU membeis since
dun. 1, lltos, ami that the outlook i.i
for au attendance of almost iW) at the
FAIRBANKS IN RACE TO STAV
His Name Will Be Presented at Clti-
Ho iii.iuv laUe ml mi-leading state
llr lit iea:n ling Vic Pn Ideiit Fair-haul.-'
cimd i have been and ari
help;; made lli.it Seiuitiii llniienway
auihoiized the lollo.ving staienient:
The purpo-ic or these lepniU Is ob
vious mid should not be given cred
ence Vle piiMidciit Fairbanks' iiarno
will be present' d lo I be Chicago con
vetition lor tin piesl Icntial nomina
tion Anv repot t in Intimation be
tween now mid the iis-emhlltig of tho
convention at Chicago, fiour whatever
otine it urn le- attributed, that any
vailatbui "ill be made Itotn Vice
Piesid'iit iaitbauks' picmmiI position
may b" pn' down as absolutely un
true." Family of Four Drowned.
A family cousUt lug of William Hidlc
by the capdzlng of a small rowboat
The family was taking an outing party
in celebiatioii of the fact that the
father had Just cleared off the mort
gage on their home The bodies of
the four weie recovered after several
Game Warden Is Fined.
Hebron, N'eli , June Taking ad
vantage of tbe IiIl'Ii water due lo the
heavy rains, Deputv (lam Warden
Fled Magiew jiiid louileen other citi
zens weie templed lo draw a few llsli
i oiu u hiivoit ol the l.lltle Itlue, when
Stale1 Chime Warden K Hunger of Lin
coln diopped lu on them The local
warden was lined $J( ami costs and
four of the other i Itlzens paid a lln
)r $,-, (nr h m addition to the costs.
To the Pacific Coast
Very low round trip rates com
rnenctng Juno 1st for attractive
coast tours, only $110.00; slightly
higher vi. Shasta Route and
To Chicago and Etvst
Republican Convention excur
sion tickets at low rates in June;
also summer excursion ratis in
connection with Convention aud
Summer Tourist rates to eastern
To Colorado and Rocky
" " '
Daily excursion rates commenc
ing Juno 1st to Colorado, Utah,
Wyoming, HIack Hill.-, Yellow
stone Park; groat Democratic
Con vent ion at Denver in July.
First and third Tuesday-, to tho
West, including the famous Dig
Hoi ii Rasin unci Yellowstone
Valley, whrio largo tracts of rich
irrigated hinds are being opened
for settlement by the govern
ment and l.y piivate companies.
Write D. C.nn Denver, Durliug
ton Landseekers' Information
lluicau, (huiilia; excellent bust
ness openings in new growing
Write a brief description of
your proposed trip, and let u.i
advise you how to make it the
best way at the least cost.
J. F. Edwards, Ticket Agent.
L. W. Wakeley, G. P. . Omaha, Neb
Ely's Cream Balm
Suro to Civo Satisfaction.
GIVES RELIEF AT ONCE.
It cleanses, soothes, heals and protects the
diseased inembrano resulting from Catarrh
and drives nwuy a Cold in tho Head quickly.
Restores tho Sonsos of Tusto and Smeu.
I!asy to use. Contains no injurious drugs
Applied into tho nostrils and absorbed.
Largo Rizo, f!0 cents at Druggists or by
mid I. Liquid Cream Balm for use ia
atomizers, 7! centn. v
ELY BROTHERS, SG Warron St., New Yor't-'
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