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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 4, 1912)
SUCCUMBS TO SHOT
FATAL RESULT OF SHOOTING AF
FRAY AT NORTH BEND.
NEWS FROM OVER THE STATE
What It Going on Here and Thero
That Is of Interest to the Read-
ers Throughout Nebraska
Fremont. Michael Corey, the
North Ucnd man who was allot by
Albert I'ruyn of that place on Christ
tuns day, died Wednesday evening.
Ho wjih fifty years old and immur
rled. I'ruyn Ih now under arrest, hav
ing been in Jail since the iitht of the
Another Victim to Epidemic.
Lincoln. Robert Kwart, eighteen
months old child of Mr. and Mrs, J. S.
Kwart, died Wednesday evening, the
second victim of the epidemic- of In
testinal disease which swept north
past Lincoln. The child wus stricken
two weeks ugo. at the time when a
majority of the epidemic cnHes de
veloped. For several days It was dan
gerously III. but Improved somewhat
until the last few days.
Horses Killed In Wreck.
Beatrice A stock train on the Rock
iBland wbh wrecked near May berry,
Saturday, and six cars went Into the
ditch. The train carried 1 10 head of
horses which were being shipped to
St. Louis from Nebraska and seventy
head were killed. Many that were
not killed outright were badly Injured.
Have Remodeled the Church.
Bradshaw. The eongtegatlon of the
Harmony United Brethren church,
near this place, have made extensive
repairs and additional Improvements
to their church bouse, converting the
old dilapidated room Into a modern
and most beautiful auditorium.
Old Resident Suicides.
Seward. Alexander Kussnoglo, an
old resident and well knowncitlen of
Seward county, committed suicide at
his homo in Cicrmantovvn by shooting
himself with a shotgun. Death result
ed almost Instantly.
NEWS FROM THE STATE HOUSE.
Clarcnco E. Harman, democratic
candldato at the last election to fill
tho unexpired term of W. 11. Cowgill
on tho state railway commission, has
about decided to file for railway com
missioner at tho primaries next
Twenty-ono applicants for certifi
cates ns registered nurses appeared
at the senate chamber to take an ex
amination before the examining
hoard comprising Miss Kllon Stewart
of Omaha, Mrs. Bess Blxby Burns and
Miss Lillian Stuff of Lincoln
Under the provisions of tho Allen
bill enacted into law by the last legis
lature, election Judges are required
to call attention to tho constitutional
amendment upon the ballots, a thing
which has never been clearly set out
in previous election laws of tho state.
C. M. Skiles of David City, a mom
her of tho senate at the last session
of tho legislature, has tiled as a can
dldato for congress In the Fourth dis
trict. In a statement Issued with his
filing Senator Skiles declares that
tariff, trusts and currency will bo the
hip issue of the coming campaign.
A. B. Allen has been elected secre
tary of tho stato railway commission.
Ho !a to succeed Secretary (Mark Per
kins, who desires to dovoto all of his
time, to tho publishing of a newspaper
at Aurora. Mr. Allen will work with
Mr. Perkins In the oillce till the an
nual report of the commission Is Is
It Is said that LaFollotto managers
intend to copy after the Yelsor peti
tion, which Is signed by twenty-five
persons, and also send a copy to
Roosevelt to nsk him If ho desires
his name placed on tho ballot. It Is
supposed that Roosevelt has no power
to keep his name off tho ballot when
twenty-flvo electors petition to have
Secretary RoyBo of tho state bank
ing board was tho recipient of a gold
clock aB a holiday gift from tho stato
bank examiners of his department.
Under the now enactment providing
for tho submission of tho question of
licenso or no license upon tho petition
of thirty freeholders of any vlllago or
town in tho stato, a largo number of
tho Nebraska municipalities aro pre
paring to submit tho question at tho
coming spring oloctlon, according to
word glvon out at tho stato nntl
Tho guns and equipment of tho ma
chlno gun company of tho Nebraska
national guard at Beatrice have been
shipped back to the United States
arsenal at Rock Island, III. Tho com
pany was mustered out of tho servlco
of tho guard soveral months ago.
Superintendent Manuel of tho stato
Industrial school for boys at Kearney,
says that his institution has sold 675
bushels of potntocs that wero raised
on the Institution farm. Thoy wero
bought by another stato Institution,
the Hastings asylum, at 05 cents a
bushel, Tho Kearney school has an
other carload for sale.
BRIEF NEWS OF NEBRASKA
Merrick county has organized i
Three pastors at Ashland base re
signed their charges.
The state poultry show will be belt
at York .lanuary I,' to L'O.
Walter .1 Lamb, the oldest luvv.voi
In Lincoln, Is dead at the age of 7;..
More than CiO.OOO cream separators
are in use on the farms of Nebiaska
The Kenesaw school board is plan
nlng to build a new $L'..(J00 schoo
Ftcmont business men have made i
cash gift of $101 to the Lutheran or
Norfolk turned down the $75,000
municipal electric light plant bonde
at a recent election.
Knox county will have the lecordi
of Its olllclals for the last ten ears
examined by an expert.
The farmers' Institute at DoWitt
was a great success, many farmers
taking part In the exercises.
W. M Downs, a Wymoro boy. Is
under arrest at that place for calling
a prominent cltlxen a banty."
The court bouse at Madison Is be
lug overhauled and much needed im
provements aro being made.
Otis llallou. a former Omaha man
was run over and Instantly killed by
an automobile at Seattle. Wash.
The coi oner's Jury has decided that
David Stepsay, who was found dead
at Omaha, came to his death from nat
J. K. Ilalton hanged himself in a
barn at the rear of bis boarding housi
at Omaha Sundaj afternoon because
he could not buy Christmas presents-
Dr. and Mrs. Kelly, the Fremont
missionaries, will sull from San Fran
cisco, Cal., January .1, to resume their
charge at Hainan, off the coast of
State Geologist K. H Barbour, upon
examining the vein of coal found on
tho farm of Hplr Johnson, near Hoop
er, pronounced It a lignite of good
Owing to a snowstorm and a small
pox scare the farmers' Institute at
(iiiide Rocl: was not the success that
was expected There was a small at
tendance. Some one left a suit case contain
ing a quantity of nitroglycerine In a
hotel at Stanton, and authorities
"won't do a thing to him" when he
calls for It.
Tho new Christian church at Kene
saw, the corner stone of which has
Just been laid, will have the largest,
seating capacity of any of the seven
churches in tho city.
Charlra Musselmnn. twenty years
old. is dead at Lyons, of typhoid fever,
supposedly contracted from letters re
ceived from relatives In an infected
family in Pennsylvania.
fieorge Parker, a negro, said to be
a medical student of Crplghton univer
sity at Omaha, Is under arrest at St
Paul. Minn., charged with the killing
of Mrs. Andrew Jackson of that place.
The young people of Kim Creek
have organized a class for the scion
tide study of the Bible Professor
Odell is the Instructor They meet at
the school building Thursday even
ings. Harry Oliver was badly Injured
when a freight train backed Into a
handcar which he and his father were
dtlvlng nt I.ong Pine, nnd he died four
hours later. He was twenty-one years
With his little four-year-old nlocn
clasped in his arms, "playing sleep,"
James B. Austin, a real estate dealer
of Lincoln, died suddenly Monday
morning. Heart failure caused his
Tho commltteo in charge of solicit
ing funds for tho new hotel project at
Hastings report pledges to the amount
of $100,000 and the campaign will bo
pushed until ?12.ri.000 or better Is
A flro in the barn of Sherman Rog
ers, near Syracuse, caused tho death
of six head of horses, and the loss of
a lot or farming Implements, harness,
etc.. together with nearly a thousand
bushels of corn.
Charles Freeman, a colored man of
Wnhoo, is tho oldest person in Saun
ders county, nnd one of the very old
est In tho stato. Mr. Freeman wns
born In Blue Ridge, Va., ninety-seven
years ago. Ho was born a slave.
Tho snowfall at Wahoo measured
II vo Inches, making a total of fourteen
Inches slnco tho 17th of December,
which added to tho inch nnd sixty-flvo
hundredths of rain on December 0,
brings about a very encouraging con
dition for the wheat crop.
In a Christmas day shooting affray
at North Bend, Mike Gorcy was shot
twice in tho abdomen and will prob
Tho ElkB club at Lincoln played tho
rolo of Santa Claus to over 2.000 little
ones Christmas day, keeping open
houso from 9 till 12.
Miss Alva Boiler, a Hastings young
lady attending an eastern college of
music, Is receiving high praise from
critics for tho skill nnd expression dis
played in tho rendition of a Schubert
number at a recent Boston concert.
Tho Lincoln Woman's club claims
to bo tho largest club of that sort In
existence In tho United States.
After partaking heartily of only
partially cooked welnerwurst, tho
family of Fred Nickel, a farmer living
near Central City, was attacked with
trichinosis, which came near result
ing fatally to Severn) of tho members.
A now and deadly corn stalk disease
has made Its appearance In different
sections of Pawneo and Nomaha coun
ties nnd Is causing consternation
among ownors of horses, the Jobs of
several valuable animals having been
JvWlLBUR D. TIHSB1T
Up IiiiiI taken innnv rotirHi'H In u eorri'i
Til' lie knew ho know tho inctliod to,
rtuinlpuliiti- rncli tool.
Ho he sait n miw anil Imti'lict mid u cIiIhcI,
and siimc mil Ih
Anil lii'Kan to iiicnd the ntnlrvvny, lint lie.
ended It with waits,
For lie wished his eplderinl nnd he srnrl
lleil Ids wtlM
lAid lio smashed hl.s thumb and llnm-i h j
when the r,icly nulla lie missed
And hereafter when he lias a nail to drive
lie will not nail It;
He'll pimply llek u jmstaKe stump and
take It nut and mall It
lie hud answered all Hie question tn the
hoiiiiiM "How to Hide,"
And with pen and Ink and piipoi he eotild
Kiillu pen with pride.
Hut (inn day he hired a eliartjer and ho
vaulted to the heat
And they say for fifteen minutes ho wim
owner of the street.
Hut at Inst the hoise In meiey threw him
stir.iwtlng tn tho wound
And his vvntcli, two teeth and las"es aro
the only things iin'minil
Bo today lie's ttllti eontented to ;o rldlnc
In his fani v
With pen and Ink nnd paper ns hln mums
of ru eromauey.
Hut he took u course, of teaching from
On the way to um an auto with Its chug
and hiss and hoot.
Then ho started In an auto and Just when
the paeo crew hot
Anil ho should liuvo pulled a lever then
which lever he forgot!
For a moment wheels nnd fniKinonts wero
tho most that enn could see,
Then they found our worthy hero hung
Iiik gently in n tree.
When the. doctors hail succeeded In re
storing htm from coma
With his fi elile, lnltstnlned UnKiTH ho ton
lip hl.s Mj; diploma'
At the Mlnstrelc.
"Mr. Bones," bald Mr. Tambo, wheh
tho semicircle had been seated, ")
have a query to propound to you this
"You havo a query to propound U
ino," bald Mr. Bones, dittoing the re
jnnrk, which helps to fill out tho time
luting tiie performance. "May I in
quiro what your query is?"
"What is tho difference between t
young wamnn with a pancake hat
reading a letter from homo and a
man who is trying to discover sumo
way of fooling hia captors, so that ho
Being in a hurry to wash up and.
et ttwny that night, Mr. Bones im
mediately said that ho could not
"One reads tho news and tho other
needs tho ruse," shouted Mr. Tnmbo,
whereupon the Interlocutor Mopped
forward and announced that tho world '
famous basso, Mr. Groanln Growle, !
would sing "A Thousand Feet Below
tho Sea, or How Can tho Diver Patch
The Narrative of the Two Eggs.
Onco upon n tlmo a strictly fresh
OBB happened to lio alongside of s
cold-Htorago egg for n while.
And tho strictly fresh egg turnc
up Us noso nt tho cold-storngo egg and
"Ah, I shall bo served soft boiled, ot
poached on toast, nnd tho waiter will
rhargo ton cents for me. Do you not
wish you might enjoy my ndvant
liges?" "Tut!" said the cold-storage egg
rastlenlly. "I shall bo sorved in a
cheeso omelet for n dollar. I don't
heo where your worth amounts to any
thing." ThlB teaches us that thero aro tlrs
when ngo Is properly rewarded,
"When I was a boy on ono sldo ol
my fnther'B farm."
"A mnn cumo to tho Iioiiho with ono
lep named Huskinson."
"What became of that hat for tho
Indy with tho wldo brim?"
"I want to got a present for an old
'rlend worth a dollar."
"I got a letter today from a fellow
with a yellow envelope."
"Mrs. Jones went downtown on n
street car with too much powder on "
"I bought n book from a clerk that
yns full of funny pictures."
Men Jolly tho preacher a great deal
about how thoy enjoy tho sermons,
but you notice that they never en
IN HASTE, TOO.
"I fought .miiis sahl miis kin lick
nie whl jer hands lied behind yer
"I I- can' I'm J Just goln' now
to go' a hiring to tie 'em!"
ALMOST FRANTIC WITH
"I'luht wars aco I not ecvetnn nil
i)r in hands. My lingers falily hied
and it Itched until it almost drove mo
frantic Tho eruption bigan with
Itching under the skin. It upload fast
Until between tho lingers mound the
nails ami all over the whole hands. I
got it pair of rubber gloves In order to
wash dishes. Then it spread all over
the left side of my cheM A line due
tor tieated the trouble two weeks, hut
did me no go')d. 1 cried night and
tlav. Then 1 decided to try Cutlcura
Snap and Ointment but without much
hope as I had gono so long. Thero
was a marktd change the second la,
anil t-o on until I was entirely cured.
The Cutlcura Soap we have alwa.va
kept in our home, and we decldi d
after that lesson that It Is a cheap
soap in price and the very best In
qunlltv. My husband will use 'no other
sn-ip In his shaving mug." (Signed)
Mrh. (5. A. Selby, Redoudn Beach,
Cal.. Jan. 11".. lilll. Although Cutlcura
Soap and Ointment aro sold by drug
gists and dealers everywhere, a sam
ple or each, with .lli-pago hook, will
be mailed freo on application to
"Cutlcura," Dept. 21 K, Boston.
'Jones Admitted It.
.limes and Brown argued as they al
ways did when they had lime enough
They had dined together, and ns Jones
lived at a distance and it was verv
late Ih own olfered to put him up for
On the way home they fell to ills
riibslng the strategy of the Civil war
as indicated by the campaigns of Lee
and Grant. The topic was elastic
enough to keep them going for half
an hour, and reached Its height as
the.v neared the Brown house
Then Brown lost his temper
"Jones," said he, "If you don't admit
that Giant was a greater general than
Iet you can't sleep here."
It was then two o'clock in the morn
ing, ami Jones was eight miles from
home - Chicago Post.
A Richmond darky chanced to meet
on tho htreot n friend who complain
ed of much "mlH'ry." Indeed, the nf
fllcted ono was In despair, bo "tucker
ered out" was he.
"Wot rccum to bo do matfer?" nHked
tho first negro
"Jim," unld tho other with a moan
nnd a gesture indicating the portion
of his anatomy that wn giving him so
much trouble. "1'so got seeh nvvful
pajrib Injnah bnck beah!"
Jim assumed au air of great solem
nity and wisdom. "In dat cnBo." snld
he, "dere'a only ono thing fo' yo to do.
Jes' jo' put yo'so'f In do bands o' dat
Doctah Hlank. I hears dat he's do
finest bnktcriolocist in do whole souf."
Gentle Correction Needed.
Mr. Llttlerest Doctor, what did you
toll mo wns your special treatment for
Medico Wo strlko nt the cauau or
the origin of the trouble.
Mr. Llttlerest You don't say so!
Well, you will find tho baby In the oth
er room Only, don't strlko at him
"I have three husbands to support,"
plcnded the ragged beggar woman,
"What aro you a bigamist?"
"No, sir. Ono husband's mine nnd
tho others belong to my two daugh
Teacher What did tho Philistines
say after David bad slain Goliath?
Willie O, I suppose they said, "Nov
er mind. The season's young yet.
Walt till David hits a slump." Christ
"I confess I can't understand what
your baby's saying."
"It's queer language, Isn't it?"
"Yes. sort of early Kngllnh "
The Sixth Sense.
"Mrs. Meddle makes so much trou
ble In the neighborhood."
"Yob, she has such a fine sense of
Fore Throat is no trifling ailment. It
will nomctimcx carry infection to tliu en
tire FVHtcni tlirotijjli the food you eat.
llarnlina. Wizard Oil cures Fore Tnroit,
Vou need expect no quarter from
the footpad until you give up your
einy garment without ripping apart. Wntu
PULLED IN DIFFERENT WAYS
Ordinary Man on the Street Some
what Puzzled by 8eemlnn Busi
"Life Is full of contradictions."
"For Instance, about six months
ago a life Insurance agent got after
me, and hounded me marly to death
1 told htm at (he Marl that I hail all
tho Insurance I was able to ratty, hut
he kept right on tiyiug '" pot simile
me that I needed mine nnd. Iluallv. In
sixer desperation, I consented to take
out another policy Then the com
pany's doctor In gan trying In ever)
vvav he could think of to make it Im
possible for me to get the Insurance
He acted as If 1 was voluntarily tr
tug to heat the company In some way,
and when I fulled in pass the examlua I
tlon both he and the agent appeared to
thtuk I had wtnngctl them hv takli.e.
up their time "
"That's iieatlv as had ns my case
Several months ago i ('preventatives tu '
a piano bouse got aftei me for the pin
pore of pcrsiviHng nie to hu.v a piano
on the Installment plan Just to get i
rid of them I at last uuiced to huv
Now the.v 've get a corps of men mil
mini; I,, dig up pioof that I never
could or would pay lot the piano If
they weie to let me have It Business
Is a great thing"
How he Found Out.
Mr liiiilrninti," shuuitd one nt the
delegates to the convention "I move
that the nominating speeches he lim
Med to oiki minute inch!"
Second the motion!" yelled a iloren
A Htoim ol pioicst arose, hut the
chilli man put the tnolhiii
It was lost i a vote nt 17 to lf
"I ttictcl) wished to lltul out, Mr
i.hulrumn. evpialinil the delegate
who had made the motion, 'how mam
.nut Itlous ntatois llieie nie In this
1 1 uvciitloti rifie im1 tnrtv seven
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