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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 12, 1909)
AS STRAIGHT MEN SEE HIM.
The Dcad-Ocat le Probably the Most
Despised Creature That Walks
'o limn in wholly free fioni mIii, hut
no many lessor evils arc tolerated that
a man should hesitate long bofoio hu
coming a dead-bent. Criminals arc do
splsed ami abhorred, Imt to the dead
heal all that Ih coming, an well an the
contempt (if IiIh follow men. There Ih
Bomothlng at once ho moan anil so lit
tlo In taklriK advantage of the eonll
donee which comes with friendship
thnt the hand of every man Ih turned
against a dond-hcnl an soon an IiIh
ropututlnn Ih well established. Tlio
dead-beat may fondly Imagine I"' Ih
living easy and making monoy with
out work, and, of course, lio takes no
account of tlio confidence ho violates
nnd tlio hardships ho Inllhts on oth
ers. Hut, that aside, ho roally has a
hardor I lino than tlio man who Is
honest and fair. Ho Is compelled to
move a good deal, and peace of mind
ho knows not Uke other types of
crooks, ho doesn't prosper, and Ills
finish Ih more unpleasant than the bo
Binning. Atchison (Hobo
CHILD HAD SIXTY BOILS.
And Suffered Annually with a Red
Scnld-Llko Humor on Her Head.
Troubles Cured by Cutlcura.
"When my llttlo Vlvinii was about
filx montliH old her head hroko out In
bolls. Sho had about sixty la nil and
I used Cutlcura Soap and Cutlcura
Ointment which cuieil her entirely.
Somo tlmo Inter a humor hroko out be
hind her earn and Hpread up on to
her bend until It wns neatly half cov
ered. Tlio humor looked Ilko a scald,
very red with a sticky, clear fluid com
ing from It. This ocouried every
Bprlng. I always used Cutlcura Soap
and Ointment which never failed to
heal It up. Tho last tlmo It hroko
out It heeamo so bad that I was dis
couraged. Hut I continued tho uso of
Cutlcura Soap, Ointment and Resol
vent until sho was well and hna nover
been troubled In tho last two years.
Mm. M. A. Schwerln, C71 Spring Wells
Avo Detroit, Mich., Feb. 21. IfiOS."
Potior Ini & Chom. Corp., Solo I'rops., Boston.
Strictly After Nature.
A public building was In course of
erection In one of tho western towns
or Scotland, In front of which a bust
of Tho Hruco was being carved. A
well-known balllo halted opposite the
Bculptor one dny and called out: ,
"I say, sculptor, d'yo no think yo
hau thnt heard Inclining a woo thing
to tho loft?"
".Man, balllo," said tho sculptor,
"d'yo no see the win's hlawin' up the
street tho nooV" Tld-Hlts
Important to Mothers.
Examine carefully every bottlo of
CASTOItlA a anfo and miro remedy for
inianis ana children, and nco that It
Id Uso For Ovor 110 Yearn.
Tho Kind You Have Always nought.
What Did He Mean?
Tlio Major 1 saved that rose you
gave mo last week, Miss Antlipie; for
though It Is withered It still reminds
mo of you!
Miss Antique Slrl
When you henr a gill speak of a
young mnn as being a bear well, you
can draw your own conclusions.
Lewi' SiiiRlc Hinder made of cttr.i qual
ity tolrro, oosts more than ntlici So
ciguiH. Tell the dealer you want tliem.
Too often when tho heart Is willing
the purse Is weak,
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?A'l!,5R.,ic,,,eari,,e JN a. WOODWARD
Wo bavo a complcta
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tnurn Phnln nr.
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'for prompt service. Kodak catalogue mailed
ion request. Lincoln Pholo Supply Co.
1217 0 St, Lincoln, Neb.
Improved nnd unimproved farm In rustrrn
Buiilli D.tkutu for Mile ou
CROP PAYMENTS or 10 YEARS TIME
Will erect lnillillnpt on nny farm on h.iiih -hnv
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niii, ete .nrtiln-s ALEX. II. RAIT, I'ermrr. &
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Kubbvr H lamps, Htencllt,
Heals, 'I'roilu Checks,
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Beatrice Greamery Go.
PuyH tlio lilRliest prise for
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SYNOPSIS. M II U I I
"Mini" Dan .Miilllatiil, on rrMcliliii: IiIh
New Vmk lini-liclor oluli, met nn iiliriu
tlvo yomiK wniiiiiu at Hi" door .limlter
O'IIiikiiii uxHiii il lilm on mil' Inn ln'i'ii
1 1 111 ii Unit tiny Dun iltMiovereil a wiun
oii's lliiKi'r pi-lnlH In iliisl nn IiIh di-Hk,
j-Iiiiil' with ii iiihr fimii lili iiitnrm-v
.MiiIIIiiiiiI illniil Willi IliiMiii'riiiaii, Ills nt
Inincy. Dun i't nut fin It i--titl-ll'. to
eel IiIh fiiiiilly Ji'WcW HiiiIiik hW walk
to Hu- miinlt.v Hi'iil, In ini't llif (iiiiik
w'liinini In uinv. wlmiii lie liiul yiin lni
liiK Ills Ii ii Iii'Ihim' i lull I lir niit'i liml
liriilirn ilnwn llr lUi'il it. Il ii riiii. ni,
"lost' lilm. Miilllainl, on it'iii IiImk IniMio,
fliirpilyi'il ImI In in. rin Itlnu tin siif
cniitiilnliiK IiIh ki iiih Hlii'. iiiiiirintl,
look lilm fill' n wi'll kimwii i look, Diinlel
AlilMly lliilf-lix iiioll.iil. .MiiIIIiiiiiI opi'iiiil
Ills safe, look iliiTi'fioni tin- Ji-wi-Ih, find
Kitvo tliem to Imt. Ilihl foiinliit.- a purl
nrrstilti In cilnn- Tin- inil Dim Autsty.
soilKlit liy polli-i- of tin- woi Id, uppeuri'd
nn tlio muni' iiiImhIiim. Atnltliiml ovcroiiinc
llllll. Mi- met III" ulvl oiiIhIiIi- 111" Iiiiiimi
itml Miry Hpoil on in N"w York In Iht tin
to. II" liml tin- Ji-wi'Ih mill hIh- proiiilxi'il
In niiet lilm Hint iluy MiiIIIiiiiiI ni'iKcil
(I "Mr Hnnllli." Inllnilin Iiik lilnisolf iih u
ili'tirllvi-. To shlnlil 111" K'lrl III f,'lfl,
Atiillliiuil, nlioiil lo hIiiiw lilm the Ji-w-
I'lH, HllppnviMlll hint, WIIH filled ll.V II IlloW
fioni ''Jtnidth h" nine Tin- lutli-r proseil
to he AmImI.v liiinsilf unit he Heeiitoil the
Kenis. Anlsty, who wns TMnl t In iiiI'm ilon
1)1", iniiHiilieiiiileil iih the hitler. The
criminal kept .MiiIIImikI'h eiiviiKeinent Willi
tho Klrl In uriij. lie kiivi- her the i,"tnM,
uiirr iiuiiiii,' in loe nl lir.st xlKlit. They
wero to meet uinl ilMil" the loot. .MiiII
IiiiiiI ievleil mill leKii'lleil mlHHltii; IiIh
etiKiiK' nienl AuIhi, nmniU"nulliitf iih
MiiIIIiiiiiI. nmrowix imililcil enpluie
tlllnliuh invstollollH tip The 14I1I In kiiiv
vlnlleil Mn 1 1 liimrH upmtmcnlH iIiiiIiik IiIh
tlhsenee nnil teturiltil KeniH, heliiK ills
eovernl on ti'initi. Mnlthiliil, without
eiiHh. onlleil up Ills home nnil
WiiIiiiiii'h olee epi)MtlllillliiK.
illHKiilKeil iih MiiIIIiiiiiI. tolil her
hli'litltv nnil linllzliiu- hlnwelf
lileil lo 'wiIuk from her the locution of
"My the powers, 1 fori,'(it for u mo
ment! So you thought me Alaltlnud,
eh? Well, I'm sorry I didn't under
stand that from the first. You'ro ao
quick, its a rule, you know 1 confess
ou duped me neatly thin afternoon
that I hupposcd you were wIho and
only afraid that I'd kIvo you what you
deHcrve. If they had sent nny one hut
that stupid a8, Mickey, to nah me, I'd
he in the cooler now. Ah It was, you
kindly selected the very hest kind of
n house for my purpose; 1 went
straight up to the roofs and out
through a hiilldlm; round tho corner."
Hut the shock of discovery, with Its
attendant levulslon of fecllni;, had
heen too much for her. She collapsed
suddenly In the chair, , half closed,
face pallid as a mask of death.
Anlstj lewtnled her In silence for a
meditative Instant, then, taking up
the lamp, stiode down the hall to the
puutiy, returntiiK piehentl.v with a
Klass hrimmliiK with an amher-tlnted,
"ChampaKue," he announced. llcklitK
his lips. "Wish I had Maltland's
means lo gratify my palate. Me knows
Kood wine. Here, my dear, gulp this
down," placing the glass to the girl's
lips and raising her head that sho
might hwallow without sliangllng.
As It was, sho choked and gasped,
hut after a moment began to show
some higns of hnvlng heiiellted by tho
draught, a faint color dawning In her
"That's some better," commended
the burglar, not unkindly. "Now, If
you please, wo'll stop talking pretty
and get down to brass tacks. Muck up,
now, and answer my questions. And
don't be afraid; I'm holding no great
grudge for what you did this after
noon. 1 appreciate pluck and grit as
much as anybody, I guess, though 1 do
think you ran It pretty close, peach
ing ou a pal after you'd lifted the
Jewels. Ily tho way, wh did you
"Ilecause Hut you wouldn't under
stand If I told you."
"I suppose not. I'm not much good
splitting sentimental hairs. Hut Malt
land must have been prutty decent to
you to make you go so far. Speaking
of which, where me thev?"
"Don't sldestop. We understand one
another. I know you've brought back
tho Jewels. Whero have von stowed
The wine had fulfilled its inlsslon,
endowed her with fresh strength and
renewed spirit. Sho was thinking
quickly, every wit alert.
"I won't tell you."
"Won't eh? That's an admission
thnt they're here, you know. And you
mny as well know I propose to have
'em. Kalr nieaiiB or foul, take your
pick. Where are they?"
"1 have told you 1 wouldn't tell."
"I'vo known pluckier women than
you to change their minds, under pres
ume." Ho emtio nearer, bending over,
face close to her, eyes savage, and
gripped her wrists none too gently.
"Let me go."
Ho proceeded calmly to Imprison
iiotn small wrists in ono strong, bony
hand. "Hotter tell."
"Lot mo go!" sho panted, struggling
Ills voice took on nn ugly tone.
She wub n child In his hands, but
managed nevertheless to rise. As ho
applied the pressure moio cruelly to
her arms she oiled aloud with imin
ami, struggling desperately, knocked
'he chair over.
It wont down with a crash appalling
l. loud In that silent house and at
that hour; and taking advantage of his
Iiiotant of consternation sho Juiked
froo and spinng toward the door. Ho
PL l I II v
Ha ll ll 1 v
licntil a J 1 I t
Anlsty. VVi -VO Ml
trleke.1 OK Vt I I JP
Mlt V l I J VIK J MfM HI
I LL.V f(
His Voice Took
was upon her In an Instant, however,
hard fingers digging Into her shoul
ders. "You little fool!"
"No!" she cried. "No, no, no! )t
mo go, you you brute!
Abruptly he thought better of his
methods and releasod her, morely put
lug himself between her and tho door
way. "Don't be a little fool," ho coun
seled. "You kick up that row and
you'll have us both pinched Insldo of
tho next five minutes."
Dellance was on her tongue's tip,
but tho truth In his words gave her
pause. Palpitating with tho shock,
every outraged Instinct n-qulver, sho
subdued Jierself and fell back, eying
lilm fixedly, i
The're here," ho nodded thought
fully. "You wouldn't linvo uinm! r.ir
that If they weren't. And since they '
are. I can find them without your as
sistance. Sit down. I shan't touch
She liml scant choice other than
to obey. Desperate as sho was, her
strength had been severely overtaxed,
and she might not presume upon It
too greatly. Fascinated with terror,
sho let liorseir down into nn easy
Anlsty thought for u moment, then
wont ovor to the desk nnd sat himself
"Keys," ho commented, rapidly In
ventorying whnt ho saw. "How'd you
get hold of them?"
"Thoy are Mr. Maltland's. Ho must
havo forgotten them."
Tho burglar chuckled grimly. "Co
Incidences multiply. It Is odd. That
harp, () Hagan, was coming in with a
can of beer whllo I wns picking the
lock, and caught mo. I In wanted to
know If I'd missed njy train for Oreen
fields, and I gave him my word or hon
or I had. Moreovor, I'd mislaid my
keys and had been iluglng for htm Tor
tho past ten minutes. He swallowed
every word of It. Hy the way, here's
a glove of yours. You certainly man
nged to leave enough clews about to
Insuro your being nabbed oven by a
Now York detective."
Ho faced about, tossing her tho
glove, and with It so. keen nnd pene
trating a glance that her hoait sank
for fear that ho had guessed her se
cret. Hut as ho continued Mm re
"I could teach you a thing or two,"
ho suggested, pleasantly. "You mnko
about as many mistakes as the aver
age beginner. And, on tho other hnnd,
you've got tho majority beaten to a
Unlsh Tor 'fineness. You'ro as quick
as thoy make them."
She straightened up, uneasy, op
pressed by a vague surmise as to
whither this tended.
"Thank you," sho said, breathlessly,
"but hadn't you hotter"
"Plenty of time, my dear. Maltland
has gone to Greonflolds and vo've sev
eral hours befoio us. Look bore, llttlo
woman, why don't you take a tiunhlo
to yourself, cut out all this nonsense,
and look to your own Interests?"
"I don't understand you," she fal
toied, "but If"
"I'm talking about this Maltland
affair. Cut It out and forget It. You'io
too good-looking and valuable to your
On an Ugly Tone.
self to lose your head Just all on ac
count of u llttlo moonlight flirtation
with a good-looking millionaire. You
don't suppose for an instant that
there's anything In It Tor yours, do
you? You're nothing to Maltland
Just an Incident; next time he meets,
the hnby-stare for yours. You can
thank your lucky stars he happened to
have a reputation to sustain as a vil
lage cut-up, ti gay, sad dog. always out
for a good tlmo and hang the expense!
Otherwise he'd have handed you yours
without a moment's hesitation. I'm
not doing this up In tin-roll and tying
a violet ribbon with tassels on It, but
I'm hnndlng It straight to you; some
thing you don't want to forget. You
Just sink your hooks In the fact that
you're nothing to Maltland and that
ho's nothing to you, and never will be.
and you won't lose anything except
She remained quiescent for a little,
hands twitching in her lap. torn by
conlilctlng emotions rear or and aver
sion for the man. nmusement, chill
horror bred of the knowledge thai he
was voicing the truth nbout her, the
truth, at least, as he saw ll, and and
as Maltland would see It.
"Illusions?" she echoed, faintly, and
raised her eyes to his with a pitiful
attempt at a smile. "Oh, hut I must
bavo lost them, long ago; else I
shouldn't be "
"Here and what you are. That's
what I'm telling you."
She shuddered impeiceptlhly; looked
down and up again, swirtly, her expres
sion Inscrutable, her voice a-tremblo
between laughter nnd tears: "Well?"
"Eh?" The directness of her query
figuratively brought him up nil stand
ing, canvas Happing and wind out of
"What aie you offering me In ox
change for my silly drenm?" she In
quired, n trace of spirit quickening her
"A fair exchange, I think some
thing that I wouldn't offer you If you
hndn't been able to dream." He
paused, doubtful, clumsy.
"(lo on," she told him, Taint ly. Since
It must come, as well be over with It.
"See here." He took heart or
desperation. "You took to .Maltland
when you thought ho was me. Why
not tako to mo for myself? I'm as
good a mnn, better us a man, than he,
If I do blow my own horn. You side
with mo, llttlo woman, nnd nnd all
that and I'll trent you square. I
never went hack on a pal jot. Why,"
brightening with enthusiasm as his
gaze appraised her, "with your looks
and yur cleverness and my knowl
edge of tho business, we can sweep
the country, you and I."
"Oh!" sho cried, breathlessly
"Wo'll start right now." ho plunged
on, misreading her; "right now, with
last night's haul. You'll chuck this
addled sentimental paugs-of-consclence
lay, hand over the Jewels, and and
I'll hand '0111 back to you tho day wo'ro
married, all not and as handsoinu a
wedding present as any woman ovor
Sho twisted in her chair to hide her
face from lilm, falily cornet cd at last,
bralu a-wlilrl dovlMuc a hundred
maneuvers, each more helpless than
the last, to cheat and divert him for
tlio time, until until
The consciousness of his presence
near her, of the sheer strength nnd
might of will-power of the man, bore
upon her heavily; she was like a child
In his hands, helpless. She turned with
a hushed gasp to Hud that he had risen
and come close to her chair; his face
was not a foot from hers, bis eyes
dangerous; In another moment he
would have his strong arms about
her. She shiank away, terrified.
"No, no!" she begged.
"Well, and whj not? Well?" -tensely.
"How do 1 knovV This afternoon I
outwitted you, tobbed nnd hold you
for--for what ou call a scruple. How
can 1 know that you me not paying me
hack In my own coin?"
"Ob, but little woman!" he laughed,
tenderly, eomliig nenrer. "ll Is be
cause you did that, because you could
hold those scruples and make a fool
of me for their sake, that I want you.
Don't think I'm capable of playing
Willi ,ou it takes a woman to do that.
Don't jou know," he bent nearer and
his brent It was warm upon her cheek
"don't ,oii know that you're too rare
and fine and precious for a man to
risk losing? Come now!"
"Not yet." She started to her feet
.mil away. "Wall. Tbeie's a cab!"
The stieet without was echoing with
the clattering drum of galloping hoofs.
"At this hour!" she oiled aghast.
"Could it be"
"No fear. Heslde.s there, It's
"In ft out or this house!"
"No, three doors up the street, at
east. That s something ion must
learn, and I can teach jou to judge
distance by sound In the darkness "
"Hut I tell you," she insisted, re
treating bel'oie lilm, "It's a risk. There,
dlil you hear that?"
"That" wns the dulled crash of the
Anlsty stepped to the table on the In
stant and plunged the room In dark-nej-K.
"Steady!" he told her evenly.
"Steadx. It can't be but take no
chances. (Jo to the Hunk closet and
get that window open. IT It's Malt
land," grimly "well, I'll follow."
"What do you mean? What are you
going to do?"
"l.eao that to me. I've never been
Cold fear gripped her heart as, In a
Hash of Intuition, she divined his in
tention. "Quick!" he bade her, savagely.
"Don't ou want "
"I can't see," she Invented. "Where's
the door? 1 can't see."
Through the darkness his fingers
found hers. "Come." he said.
Her hand closed over his wrist, and
In a thought sho had flung herself be
fore him nnd caught the other." In
the movement her hand brushed
against something that ho was hold
ing; and it was cold and smooth and
"Ah! no. no!" she implored. "Not
that, not that!"
With an oath he attempted to throw
her off, but. flail strength magnified
by a fury of fear, she joined Issue with
him, clinging to his wrists with the
tenacity of a wildcat, though she was
lilted from her root and dashed this
way and thut, brutally, mercilessly,
though her heurt roll sick within her
for.llio hopelessness or It, though
Leaving the hotel, Maltland strode
quietly but rapidly across the car
I racks to the sidewalk bordering tho
park. A dozen nlghlhawk cabbies bore
down upon lilm, yelping In chorus. He
motioned to the foremost, jumped Into
the hansom ami gave tho fellow his
"Five dollars," ho added, "If you
make It lu five minutes."
An astonished horse, roused from a
droop eared lethargy, was yanked al
most hy main strength out or tho cab
rank and Into the middle or the ave
nue. Heroin he could recover, tho
long whlp-lash had leaped out over
the roof of the vehicle, and ho found
himself Btretchlng away up the avonuo
ou a dead run.
Yet to Maltlnnd the puce seemed
deadly Mow. He fidgeted on tho seat
lu an agony or Impatience, a dozen
times feeling lu waistcoat pocket for
his latch keys. They were there, nnd
his fingers Itched to use them.
Hy the lights streaking past ho
know that their pace was furious, and
was haunted by a fear lest It should
bring the police about his ears, At
Twenty-ninth street. Indeed, a dream
ing policeman, startled by the uproar,
onioiged hastily from the sheltering
gloom of a store entrance, shouted
nfter the cabby nil Inarticulate ques
tion, and, gottiug no lespoiiRe, nn
Micnthcd his night stick and loped up
l he avenue In pursuit, making the
locust slug upon tho pavement at
eery jump, ,
(TO UK CONTI.NlJKP.i
A wise man should not icfuso u
THE LAW'S DELAY.
fV ' 3 -'jJn 3w '
Hlx What's tho best wuy to never
nettle a question?
Dlx fio to law about It.
"I have Just hud an Invitation to an
electtlcal tea to be given by a woman
doctor," said the bachelor girl. "I'm
looking forward to It and wondering
what Is going to hnppen to us
whether sho will give us a little bat
tery and let us entertain ourselves,
make the tea on tin electric stove, or
just electrocute the bunch of us."
A bachelor says matrimony Is a
sort of training school In which some
women learn the art of drawing ali
Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vienna. V. Va. "1 feel th.itTnwn
ho last ten yeara of my llfo to Lydia
ji. 1'inKWinvs vege
Eleven years ygu I
was a walkiiR
shadow. Iliad been
under tho doctor's
My husband per
suaded mo to try
pound and itworked
like a charm. It re
lieved all mv rains
anu misery, i attviso an suuenng
women to tako Lydia 33. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound." Mnn. Ejijia
Whkatov, Vienna, Y. Va.
Lydia E. l'inkham's Vegetable Com
pound, made from nalivo roots and
herbs, contains no narcotics or harm
ful drugs, and to-day holds tho record
for tho largest number of actual cures
of femalo diseases of any similar medi
cine in tho country, and thousands of
voluntary testimonials aro on file in
tho rinkham laboratory at Lynn,
Mass., from women who havo been
cured from almost every form of
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irregularities, periodic pains, backache,
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Every such suffering woman owes it to
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If you would likospecial ndvlro
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