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THE RED CLOUD CHIEF
A Newspaper That filves The News Flfty-lwo Weeks Each tear For One Dollar.
RED CLOUD, MSliltASKA. .J AN 17 A HV i!J), 190!).
VOLUME XXXV II.
! NEWHOUSE BROTHERS
Cash Jewelers and Optometrists
C. B. & Q. Watch Inspectors
Mrs. John Sheoloy nune down from
Mis Auna Iterglleld visited with
M s. N. M. Doudim over Sunday.
.lolin Fishburn 1ms moved into the
Bradford property in the west part of
Mrs, I, Woodward and her daugh
ters Maggie and Ethel are visiting in
Michael Sheeley was reported not so
well Monday night. He has boen a
gicat sufferer for many weeks.
Mrs. A. Horn served "coffee" for tlie
Methodist Aid society at her home
' Thursday afternoon of this week.
Howard Wirt is having the found
ation work begun foe a house on his
ijrtfcjts, which he receutly purchased.
Sewral people were out the first of
the week looking for houses to reut.
Funny bow so many people want to
move nt the fame time,
A. Lathrope was taken very sick
while down town Monday afternoon.
He as taken to bis boarding place nt
James Harris' and the A. O. U. W. sent
n brother of the order to care for him.
Tliore was a good attendance despite
the unfavorable weather at the Chris
tian tea at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Goo. ge Hag.in Friday afternoon. AH
report a pleasant timo
II l Cobb and family expect to
move to western Nobraska in the
spring. Tlioy " it Present on P. E.
Falrlle'd's farm Ho will havoa public
sale February ltth
I will bell nt publ'c auction on the
John Devlan farm, 12 miles southwest
of Hot! Cloud, S miles south of Inavabi,
,V, east and 2 north of womor, i uesuuy,
February 0th, commencing at 10
o'clock, the following property; 47
head of stock, eou-isting of 0 head of
hor-.es, 4 hunt ' ,ttle. 2'.' head nfcal-
vos Id In'"'1 r m)'K' fanu m,iu,,,m,ry
oti.' hunch on giotind. Rush Pi: mis
ONE WEEK MORE!
DURING WHICH TINE THE EXCITE
MENT WILL BE INTENSE.
THE BEAUTIFUL S500 PIANO IS
WAITING KOIl YOU AND WILL
SOON KB YOURS IP YOU HAVE
THE NECESSARY NUMBER OP
Miss Frankio Ward now stands at
the head of this list, but after all it
does not mean that some ono else may
be the winner. Since last Friday the
voting has been secret, and n ono can
tell just how the land lays.
If it was simply a case of who has
the most friend', and eacli friend could
vote once only, we presume soiuo of
our experienced politicians could fig
Elllnicr's Sale Dates
Friday, Jan. 2!), Jn . 1). Obmsted,
miles south of Guide Rock
Monday, Fob. 1, L. W. Squires,
mile east of Cowlc.
Wednesday, Feb. .'I, Jno. Heal,
miles northwest of Cowles.
Thursday, Febr , Miko'Kolor,
mile west and I north of Cowles.
Saturday, Fob. 0, Guide Rock.
Thursday, Feb. 11, Frank Cobb,
mllo cast south of Guide Rock.
Monday, Feb. 15, II .1. Maurer
miles north of Red Cloud.
Tuesday, Febr. 10, John Motter
miles Kjuthwcst of Red Cloud
Wednesday, Feb. 17, Ed. Crary,
inl'o north of Guide Rock.
Tuesday, Fob. 22, J. O. Polfus,
County Commissioner's Proceed
ings. Red Cloud, Neb., Jan. 12, WO!).
Hoard mot in regular session members
present Overman, Anderson, Chaplin,
Hummel and Ohmstcde.
1 1 wan moved and seconded tint chnir
inan he elected by ballot, motion carried
proceeded by informal ballot, W. R.
Anderfion receiving majority of votes,
on motion the balht was declared form-
( al, and W. R. Anderson was duly de
clared the unanimous choice of the board
for chairman for the ensuing year.
, Annual settlement Wns made with
the following road overseers: F. C.
Kruger, dist. No. 8, S. Sorenson, Dist.
No. in, John Sutton, Dist. No. 13, John
Aubershon, dist. No. 9, Joseph Genereux
nisi. mo. an, a. iinrtmnn mat. no. i,
John Konsack, dist. No. 2.
On motion duly seconded the County
I Treasurer was authorized to refund the
tax of Hnskins and Johnson of Lino prc-
cinct on $6335.00 actual valuation on
account of being twice tnxed and paid
uuuui pruicsi, inuuuu carricu.
On motion tax of J .Lovejoy for 1900
amounting to $5.74 assessed on personal
property in Butln precinct was stricken
from list on account of same having
beep assessed and paid in Iimvnlo pre
cinct. On motion appointment of Fred Maur
er by L. H. Blackledge as Deputy Coun
ty Attornoy was approved
On motion the following official bonds
wero approved: J. T. Lacy dist. No. 6,
Henry Hcnfield dist. No. 3, C. P. Norris
dist No 2 On motion duly seconded
and carried A Hartman was appointed
overseer for road district No. 7.
January 13, 1909.
Now comes I. W. Edson, County
Judge of Webster County and present
ing a bond in the sum required by law
nnd with good and sufficient suritics
of the date January G, 1909, respectfully
asks board to approve Bamo and order
it to be recorded, and thereupon to re-
leoso and cancel the bond heretofore
filed by him on the 20lh day of Novem
ber 1907 nnd the said bond having been
examined by the board and found to tho
sntifaction it was upon motion of Chap
lin seconded by Overman nnd duly car
ried, ordered that the said new bond bo
endorsed with tho approval of the board,
and properly recorded, nnd the above
mentioned former bond be released
from this date.
Chairman appointed committee com
posed of Hummel and Ohmstcde to
settle with the county treasurer, nnd
Chaplin nnd Anderson to settle with
tho balance of County Officers.
On motion tho following claims were
allowed and warrants ordered on gen
E. Mcnride board of health. . . .$ 2 75
Jul im It. Mfirti " A or,
votes as often as they can put up
IUmjm Wlllc Liver Pills pvoveiit 1111-
thatWilUHNV nine. Puce ffic
H old by Henry Cook.
uro it out on the basis
But this1 election is
a dollar on subscription, and about all
ymi have to do is to call upon them
and by a little nico talk secure their
votOH for yourself.
Don't make the mistake of thinking
you have enough rotes already. Tho
ballot box Is going to bo taxed to its
capacity to hold the vjtes some others
have been holding back. To uso vot
er's slang It is going to be "stuffed,"
but all the votes that go into it are
legal, and the count will bo fair.
There is nothing to bo gained now
by holding back votes that you have
Thero will bo a rush at the last min
ute and as the voes will not bo pub
lished again tho sure way is to deposit
them at the bank as you get them
everyday. Then while tho ethers are
waiting in line to vote you can be
quietly gathorlng moro right up to the
LAST MINUTE, l O'CLOCK P. M
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY .'!.
THIS WILL BE YOUR LAST
CHANCE TO (5ET A
IIIOII-ORADE CHICKHRING BROS.
PIANO FOR NOTIIINUI
"PER OPUS AD V1CTORIAM"
AND TO THE VICTOR BELONGS
THE WINNER WILL BK AN
NOUNCED FEB., 5t -.
of "party." J mile- north of Guide Rock.
Cluifltii and Chaplin Thursday Feb
urarv, 25 0 miles north west of Cowles.
Goo. Llndsey 1 mllo south east of
Red Cloud, Peburary lOtb,
Clyde Payne, Friday February, 19th
C mllt-s north west of Guide Rock
Farm For Sale.
A Jewell couuty farm
adoptod to dairying, hog
stock raising, of UUi acres.
pasture, most of which could be broke
C. E. Vaughn
L. H. Fort
Julius R. Horn
C. E. Vaughn
L. H. Fort
W. C. Warren
E. W. Ross
II. C. Scott 210 00
R. Mitchell, insnne Wobberman
M. Prnto ' "
C. II. Kesler
B. II. Leader
J. B. Carr
J. B. Carr
F. A. Brown
Equalization 300 00
Election 1G00 00
Hridgos .N 10700 00
Holdiois (JOO 00
County fair and institutions 500 00
January 19, 1909.
Board met for the purpose of opening
bids for bridges, the following compan
ies submitted proposals: Canton Bridge
Co., Monarch Bridi;o Co., Midland
Bridge Co., Thomas J. Crommcll, Ne
braska Con. Co., Michael Cowan, and
Western Bridge nnd Con. Co. No
action wns taken nt the time, ns tho
I Board wished to take the matter under
January 21st, 1909
It was moved and seconded that
Board reject all bids, now on file for
bridges for the year 1909. Motion car
ried. On motion tho bid of the II. E. Grico
Drug Co. for supplies was accepted.
Red Cloud, Neb., Jan. 22d, 1909.
On motion appointment of list of
Deputy County Assessors ns presented
by County Assessor Scott wsb approv
ed. E. Peters, Guide Rock; A. B. Wig
gins, Garfield; Jos. Saladen, Line;
Frank Stokes, Walnut Creek; W. F.
Ronkle, Inavulo; OttoSkjolver, Cather
ton; John May, Harmony; Oscar Llnd
gron, Glenwood; Jnmca Hubatka, Ba
tin; E. Beitler, Elm Crook; Fred Hurd,
Pleasant Hill; L. Bangert, Stillwater;
Fred Clatte, Oak Creek; Chas. Robin
son, Red Cloud City; James Drain, Red
Cloud precinct; Wm. Garrison, Pots
dam; Perry Norris, Beaver Creek.
H. C. Scott, County Assessor.
On motion, bids of Argus and Com
mercial Advertiser wero accepted as per
list now on file, county officers to buy
office stationery where they choose,
paying not to exceed rates given in
On motion, seconded and duly
carried, it was oidered that tho
Argus, Advertiser, Blue Hill Leader
and Guide Rock Signal bo allowed $00
for printing tho proceedings of tho
county commissioners for 11101); amount
to no equally divided.
On motion, county officers wero
until irized to purchase books and other
supplies not designated in bids already
on file, where they can bo secured to
the best advantage.
Wo, your committed appointed to ex
amine books of county treasurer, have
audited tho same and find them to
correspond in all respects to vouchers
and receipts on file. U. OlI.MSTKliK,
G. W. Hummki.,
J. G. Ovr.it.MAX.
We, your committee appointed to
sottlo with the county clerk, clerk of
tho court, sheriff and county judge,
find that clerk of the dish let court col
lected during the year, fees, $1 lf0. 15;
paid to the county treasurer, lines,
$110; jury fees, $00; total amount turned
in, if'JOO. County clerk received for all
fees for the year 1008, 2 158.70; clerk'a
salary, ifinoO; deputy, $700, leaving a
balanco of $285.70. Sheriffs salary,
$12000; mileage, t78.80, total for 11)08,
11378 80; turned into couuty treasurer
T. J. GllAl'MX,
W. R. AXUIUiSOX.
Invoice of personal property on tho
county fat in Jan. I, 100!): 27 bend of
thoroughbred cattle, consisting of it
cows, II heifers, !l bull Tcalvcs. 3 bulls
ebiniug 1 year old, and ono herd bull
$1 I'M 00; 2 Inbred calves, 25; 1 1 hoad
of hor-es and colts, 7A; 4 sets of
double harness, $00; I brood sows, iflU.f;
1 male hog, Jl.l; 30 head or spiing and
Muniinor shouts, $250; 115 Tall and winter
l'lg. $70; 2000 bushels of corn, $1,000;
300 bushels of oats, $120; 50 bushels of
potatoes, $35:35 tons of alfalfa, $17.1;
10 tuns piairie hay, $120; U dozen
chickens, $70: 700 lbs. poik and sausage,
$70; 301) lbs. of lard, $30; 200 quarts
canned fruit, $10; value of farm imple
ments, $500; total, $5115. Improve
ments on buildings, $500; largest num
ber or inmates, 8; smallest numbor of
inmates, I. Tho building is repainted
and in goo I condition; farm is all fenced
and has been well framed and is in
T. J. ClIAPMN,
W. R. AXDKUSOX.
boiiibannnal and annual report
b, W. Ross, county clerk; amount
fees collected Jun. 9th to Juno 30th,
inclusive, 1008, $1000; fees collected,
July 1 to Dec. 31, $1410.70; total amount
collected for tho yeaf, $2485.70. Coun
ty clerk's salary for 1008, $1500; deputy,
$700; balanco on hand Doc. 31, 1008
$285.70. Office expenso July 1 to Deo
31, $72.74; paid C. D. Robinson for
extra help on tax list, $10. m
I, E.W. RossT county clerk, in and for
said county of Webster and Btnto of
Nebraska, do horoby certify that tho
above report is correct to the best of
my knowledge. E. V. Ross,
To the Honorable Board ofjgCounty
Commissioners: I hereby submit tho
following as a correct amount of fees
collected in tho offico of tho clork of tho
district court for tho year ending Dec.
31, 11)08: Amount collected from Jan. 1
to Juno 30th, previously reported,
$3)i8; amount collected from July 1,
$312.15; total fee for 1008, $1150. I
furtlior certify that I liavo collected
and paid to the county treasurer for
fines ami jury foes since my Inst re
port, ih follows: Pines and juryfoes,
$200. Geo. W. lHJTCllIXSO.V,
Clerk of the District Court.
Report of O. ). Hede, sheiitr, for
the year WoS:
Pees, county work 8011.25
Mileage county work 178.80
All other fees 2.7.25
All other mileage for I tins .... 80.00
in fees, $257.2
O. C. Teel bar docket
January 14, 1909.
especially Annaul settlement was made with the
and other followlntr road overseers: Frank Coon
100 a in dist. No. 11. F. J. Wobberman dist. No.
5, Ed Fry dist. No 10. Chairman np-
up, 55 11. in c iltlvation. No rock or ( pointed tho following bridge committees
thin soil, plenty of timber and fruit for 'distf No. 1 T. J. Chaplin, W. R. Andor
home uso, an acres fenced hog tight, !to son, G. Ohmstcde. Dist. No. 2 W. R.
acres of alfalfa. Two never failing1 Anderson, T. J. Chaplin, G.W. Hum
wells with windmills, 2 hog houses. ' mel. Dist. No. 3 G. W. Hummel, J. G.
Good barn 2S.10, mow for 12 ton of Ovorman, W. R. Anderson. Dist. No.
buy, Iioubo 21x20, chicken houso 8x32, 4 J. G. Overman, G. W. Hummel, G.
granary, cob house etc. Cement cave Ohmstede. Dist. No. 5 G. Ohmstcde,
Seo l)r, Stockman for eyeglasses.
Satisfaction guurnnW ed
through which water runs from ono of
tho wells. I am going to Idaho and
oiler to sell nt 85000, llboral tonus. If
interested waste no timo as this is a
bargain, Six miles houthwest of Host
wick, 10 inilos southwest of Superior.
BEAUTIFUL! A. Cornish.. It. P. I). 2. Burr Oak.
I will Fell at public- auction on Mrs.
Boyco farm, miles north-wott of
Cowles, 7 inilos north and east of
. Rod Cloud, Thursday, February I,
I commencing at 10 o'clock, tho follow
ing property: 2.' head of stock, eon
' hlstlug of 0 hel.d of bor es, 1.1 Ik ml of
cattle, 0 hea I of Dunn Jersey hogs,
farm maihinci etc, Mini. Koi.ut.
T. J. Chaplin, J. G. Ovorman.
January 15, 1909.
It was moved and seconded and duly
carried that tho following estimate of
expenses for the year 1909, bo adopted.
County Supt $ 1500 00'
District court 3500 00
Coroner 200 00
County Attorney 1000 00
Jail and Jailor 200 00
Countv Roads 15000 00
County poor 1000 00
Bonds C000 00!
Insane 1000 00
Incidentals. 4000 00
Bools and stationary 200 00
Commissioners 2300 00
Assessors and deputies . 2500 00
The Commissioners of Webster
County: I submit to you tho follow
ing report of the Wobstor county poor
farm, of receipts and disbursements for
tho year euding Dec. 31, 1003. Total
money received during year, $1855.00;
totil amount paid out, $1810. 13; balance
on hand Jan. 1st, 1008, $0.50. Tho
above report is true and correct to the
best of my belief. E. W. Coit.k.v,
Couuty Treasurer's reeulpts 101, 185,
180, 210,252; total roccipts.froin county
treasurer, 8257.25, being the amount
received from all other fees.
O. D.IlKDCie, Sheriff.
may not always httvo the chance to go
to school. You may not urways bo
able to work phi -leal ly. 'o may not
always have un income to keep you;
then what are you going to iloV Why
not prepare now by taking one of our
Conines'.' Ifyoubav'nt tho money to
pay down you eau pay aftor you finish.
Write for paiticulais,
Hdiiiion Busisr.ss Coi.i.i:uk,
Farm Loan Wanted
The I. O. O. F. has about $1,100 to
Loan on first mortgage on IConl Ustato.
G. W. Hutchison trustee.
IE ARE PREPARED
To fill your wanls in what ever you may want in
the grocery line..
We are getting a nice New line of Evaporated
Fruits, this years crop. They are fine, the flavor
rich, just opened a keg of Heinz Celebrated sweet
pickles, "Ask to try em" We arc also head quarters
for Snyders Pork and Beans. Snyders catsup"ect.
And Falger's Golden gate Coffee, "Teas and
Our Best Brand of Canod goods. Call for The Whlto
Ucll Phone 4
Rural Phone 63
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