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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 9, 1909)
ARBLE & GRANITE
OVERING BROTHERS and CO.,
THE MONUMENT MEN,
Are durable, attractive and
I Red Cloud,
All of My PIANOS
Your Price is My
Cash or Credit
Christmas is Coming
Bit ro More New
PIANOS for 1909.
L)o you know that it will pay VOU, us
well ns US, to buy your Building Ma
terial and Coal at ouryiwls? Not only
that our prices avehaok lower, or at
least as low, as those of our uoiupotit
ors, ImtUEOADSE wo take especial care
of and protect all can be olassod a
R B KULAK OUSTO M R K K .
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AIFAIFA WANIEP I
J Will buy your hay in Slack or on Car.
Highest market prices Paid. Will he
crlad to look at your hay any time.
Address Alma Alfalfa Mill Co
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FORT IN AN OLD VOLCANO
Extinct Crater of Diamond Head, nl
Honolulu, 13 Center of Govern
Tin- I'tilti'd States iiniiy In rortliy
IiiK tlit city of Honolulu, Hawaii, am)
Hit- extinct cratu- ol llic kh-iK I)I:i
iiioinl llcail oleano Is tin center of
the operations This crater lies to tin
cast of the clt, and lis bowl, hoiuc 1!0
U'lV In area. Is Inclosed lij abrupt
cliffs from CO to :.MK feet In height
TluotiRli thin ilin of cliffs, on the side
furtherest lj'oiu the ocean, our army
engineers are boring (wo large tun
- mls which lead from the ureal IMneli
mortar battel les on tin.' outer slope
the meat cally within the b vol
cano Inside the Mountain will W con
Htiucti'd ammunition magazines
which Hltiuilil he exceptionally secure
from the chance of explosion. Uroslon
has deposited a lajer of itbimt six feet
of earth oer the Hour of the crater,'
while a small lake forms at one Hldo
during the greater pari ol tile year
Piob.ibly barraelis for troops will be
built in this inclosiire and a garden
to fm iilli an adequate supply of vege
tables lor the soldiers might easily be
planted in the fertile soil.
The strength of this novel scheme
nl lot (Mentions may be
when we icaile that the Dla
uion Head stands between the batter
ies ami the sea and would render el
fectlve battleship the in an attack al
most Impossible. Since the mortars
simply drop their shells upon the oh Having given our reasons for the In
ject of attack the necessity of llrlng cu'ase in the siibsciiplion pi ice nf this
over the mountain does not Interfere
in the slightest with their accuracy.
Klcctrlc Indlcntms situated at some
suitable point ol observation will ill
reel the alining or the mortars. Har
Armadillo Once Lived In Texas.
"I (hin't suppose that there are
many of them lelt, but In the old days,
wiien I lived In western Texas, tie
armaillllo was one of the commonest
nnlinals or the plains," remarked Col
V. V. Putnnni of KansiiH City to a
Hnltlmore American reporter. "Civ
ilization, no doubt, has caimed his dis
appearance, Just as it has extinguished
many a species that used to be like
the sands of tho seashore. I
"The arnmdlllo is a funny-looking
little creature that looks for all the '
world like an opossum with a shell on '
his back. How did he come by that1
shell which is also a shield or piece of
prootectlve armor? In the prettiest
way Imaginable. According to tho '
old Mexican legend the armadillo was J
sent in direct answer to tho prayers '
of the devout people who long ago '
resided In a part of Mexico which '
was nnilly infested with venomous
snakes. The Inhabitants so beseeched
tho Almighty for relief that suddenly
all the serpents seemed to have van-'
ioiii-u limn nil- eariii in going nunut
the region once so badly plagued the
names euiiiu iiiki no more possums,
but instead an animal that seemed fo
be one except that on his hack was a
shell Tilt -t wis Ids armor which
brought ftuniunit, irom 'the bite ol a
snake and thenceforth the armadillo
began to make unrelenting warfare on
all poisonous reptiles, lie Is still trim
to his reputation, and wherever found
is on the job of snake killing-, as he
was centuries ago In old Mexico
That Cold Bath. 1 ')0,1,K Cllt 1" H'o lmck. The scabbard
"One or the crlo , 1 ' ennected ' ,H a ftralglit taper from end to end
Willi tin r .ctv. 01 the cold bath in '""" nin,,p "r Htt'('1' Tll olKlit or the
the n.ornlng," said an eminent spec- -W0,I R 'out two pounds, II ounces,
lalist the other da. "is that so many ;'uul lll(- M'Mlibnril one iiotind six
of lis votaries declare that they enjov 0Mces.
it. I contend that they cannot, and' Historically the adoption of a thrust
do not enjoy It I 'ne BWOru" 's )f Interest as being a re-
"Contemplate, some broiling Aug- ' v,er8lon of tho single-edged rapier of
ust forenoon, the man who tells you ' th seventeenth century, the period
that he fairly revels In the cold bath . whfn according to some of our most
on winter mornings as he gingerly m11"cnt authorities, tho auiUIUea of a
steers hla bare feet' through the rip- fl8tlng sword were best understood,
pies that are lazily 1m)1k the beach . armor havl"B Practically gone out of
at a seaside resort, and believe In him ' e and firearms being still rery lm
and trust him If you can. I'! .'
"Watch blm adyaoce as If he were ! "8uch n utbority as Cpt. Ilutton
going to meet his doom, hesitate, P ntw to object to a sword
glance shoreward longingly, retreat, ' spocUllted for UiruBtlng, on the
Immersing himself slowly, reluctantly, ground thRt a man cannot fight his
Inch by Inch. Suddenly he rcmem- wy "l,t of,a crowd ,th u- u raay
bcrs that he must wet his head If be t0- bo objected that the sword Is
would avoid a chill, and he pauses to comparatively heavy, but that may bo
shampoo his hair In the sad lake ' due t0 the '' trooper's we I-
waves this hero of a thousand frigid
baths on a thousand
"My dear," says the cigar manufac
turer to his wife, "whjlo it would bo
very pleasing to you fo have a Paris
gown, have you stopped to think of
the criticisms and jests such proced
ure would Insure from my coinpotl-
tors? It would hurt my business,
How could It?" asks
"Why, they would point me out as
the man who didn't know the business
nny better than to allow a domestic
filler to bo put into an Imported wrap
Just Like a Woman.
Mrs. Scribbler (Impressively)
Whatever you do, never marry
School Chum Why not?
"I married 0110 and I know. Every
night my husband brings homo a big
bundle of newspapers from nil over
tho country and they almost drive mo
"Indeed, they do. They aro Just
crammed with the most astonishing
bargains In stores a thousand miles
Towel for Baby's Bath,
Place a Turkish towel In tho tub
when bathing baby, tucking tho ends
under tlie tub, and he will not slip.
tit mil mi iikim
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lllllll M'lllHll ll
i limn Mini ruiiiMiuiiliiii n
lnMl.ui l.iuli'iiiii ii in
I'm in lilnit 7 m
I'ihji rs mill ptaiv. tluisii,'i) 7 :n
vim ir'i. iicioil uumr. iiiiui.
i '.Hilt , trii mis nnit sfiiiiil i in it.
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111 IT iI'MMTOl'AI . IIIUIK II
!!.. I. M! Ilntci, l'nstnr.
TrMcc tlic llrM two niuhIiijs In i h li
Itiil.. riiiiiiiiimtuu nl iiiuiiiiiitf khMii- on
tin Hint .Sunday.
suiulny srlinii) tidl'io'clniU 1,11,1 simin,
:r.' lMi, siniiii, siipiriiiiiiiitnit!
Itntus dl' SHUVtiP At mii.ji.
TlONAli (lit Hill
Snn jru fi in n t -rii
hum . .. . n i . mi
llltilf binol i in
ITvachlny si. t In h , ,, M
I'rnyir nil'' 'uiifi ii iin. iink w -,
rorilliil Inxllnllnii U i ii inli .1 in all.
Ill V . . . I III ""! X ll-.l,i
The rci'iMil act nf p'il Mill. l'oS
gives to all solilieis" widows u pension
' of "JIU per month. Fled Maurer, the
ul toi iicn has all in ssnry blanks,
Lest We Forget.
paper we wish to make plain when the
new rale lakes ell'ect
On iiuil afler .lauuary lirst the pi ice
of this paper will lie" I o per vcur in
advance However any one siiIim-iIIi
ing liefoie ilituuary 1st. c.ia take ml
Mintage of the old late nf it (in per
ve.il". Ni rcne.vals wnl be ieccicii
'" ""' "',' "r ,M) l"'1' v'a' '"' '''in
lt Vou can pa as iiiiiii. euis m ad
vaiice as ou jilease O II. II w i
lV cuts yj
BRITISH CAVALRY $WDRD
t 7 t
' - plow'
Pattern Had Straight Blade to
Facilitate Thrusting and
The pattern of the new HritWh cav
alry sword has la en appioMd for
, manufacture. It (llffers Irom those
of previous patterns chlelly la bi-lng
lltted with a straight, tapering blade
to facilitate thrusting. The guanl is
shaped to nlford more protection on
J tho left side, and the grip Is formed
I to fit tho hand, a recess for the thumb
n"uw" 1".ejuu Le '" ""or ol, .V rT
amount of weight. Pall Mall Gazette.
That Treacherous Ice.
Ice Is now listed as "perishable" In
tho household of one young family
mnn of Philadelphia. During tho re-
cent hot spell ho arrived homo at ton
i:iui;i ill infill. 11m nuu iiiiuiiuuu
him that the supply of Ico hnd melted
' and sho was thirsty for cold lemonade,
' doing to his club n few blocks away,
the man got from the stoward a fair
I sized bit of Ice, well wrapped and
with a string by which to carry It
home. Ab ho turned to leavo tho bar
a friend enmo nlong, and Invited him
to have "Just one." Ho did and re
turned tho compliment. On tho street
he met nnother friend and had "ono
more," to whlcli ho also responded in
kind. They wore Joined by two more
friends and tho party discussed tho
weather and many mnro "Inst drinks."
Suddenly remembering his errand
he hado a hurried good-night, grasped
tho bundle ho had set at his feet near
the bar rail and made his way home.
"Got It," ho said as ho met his wife.
"Had to go all over town, but 1 got It,"
and ho handed her tho package.
Adjourning to tho kitchen she got
ready tho material for tho lemonade,
for which sho had united so long
whllo ho cut tho cord that hold to
gether Just a cube-linped wad of pa
1 per that held water, tho remains of
I the ice.
' Nor did ho "squaro" the story of
"all over town," even though hu
brought more Ico In a few minutes.
niiil tint u !m f.lT W
nlllu tllu.r ttlmlrt n lite.,
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icml Iron -oullntt tlirro nnlinnrv rnncr. - iI.iii I lucnk
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Uoecnilublo cnokrr, o pel feci bUcr - every ilny.
TIip MAJKSTtC li cuii'tipnl will) a H .. , ni ,,.
rcecnvit - it luuihcs the tl hut fitc m.d lieu Lil, m ,
Uc Great and Grand
Malleable end Charcoal Iron
tilM nnnv, nilrr ttllrtiurl'Miilriitit , f
rwiYvn Tc moro J..?,! I- "','
"' ' :
The Home Grocery
9) i a air . i bv . i
fl 1 carry a complete line ol strictly iresn Groceries, i
lf and my prices are such that it will pay you to do l)
') your lni in in this line of ns. Only the first-class )
W brands of canned and package goods carried. j
-) All staple Groceries in bulk at Hed-rock Prices. Uf
W Pi i-iltnrr ' " " ' ' '"'''''y
fl viiuuiiiiumjj bujeis shoulil iletiiauil Abi-olute rioaiiliiic-s
IfX 'lm cannot lui.v (Jineeiies in n dirty, ill-kept place ami be sine u
f& pure goods Cleanliness ami sanitation ate mir hoblilcs. ;
at C: C: SLi & fc & - a
G. fl. SGHlMZ CO.
Real Estate Brokers
Red Cloud, Nebraska.
Huy n piece of land at Wray,
Where wheat and corn Is plenty.
640 Acres of Land
(Jood frame house, barn, windmill,
well, fenced, cross fenced, on which
about 40 stacks of line wheat was
raised tills year.
Price $12.50 per acre,
If taken at once.
160 acres at $1500
good level land.
This investment is safer than a
bank I liavo personally inspected
tills county and I can recommend
it to my fricudh.
Si.r us at once. We K ovory
Mondav night on 1".. 'ut in lino.
As Furnished by Hanson Xt Trine
liens (fat) . .
Kbks (rots out)..
ii()i'jt.Mrsi:uvi( i:atm. i:
S Mill VI II SlUtVICK-v
. 10 . M.
. 12 M.
7 f. M.
.. HP. M.
Prayer incctiiu! WciliuwliiyMi'iiliiuHl'.-M
I,a)lc8 Aid l'rlilay - ' V. M
Your prchcnco Ih reciucfctut ami a cordial
Invitation Ih extended to all.
M. 'J'. SiUTi.Kii Pamor.
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"V "lnkr tl,( ' n,,"tc n'orc ''P1""1
Hdw. & Imp. co
ra' - i' - v&'Vri,
htolv llliil'O I llllll ill ally thing eKi
& & St & C; C; & &. SL : - i & &
Fresh and Salt Meats of All Kinds
Red Cloud, Nebr.
010 acres sq. see. .'I lo !Jt Lincoln
Co., Neb. PrleoSSpor acre. This is
A 1, grass, corn, alfalfa, potatoe and
beet land Inqulro of Kditor of this
Col. J. SI. Elllnger
Docs livestock and general auc
tioneering. Satisfaction guaran
teed in every case. Understands
pedigrees' and stock values.
.Many years experience Phone
tted Cloud, Nebr.
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