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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (July 4, 1912)
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VOLUME XX XX.
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THE New Banking Law is now in force and
the payment of every dollar of deposits in this
institution is guaranteed by the Bank Guaranty
Fund of the State of Nebraska.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS.
Webster County Bank
RED CLOUD, NEB.
Colorado Business Men Enthuse
Omxii, Neii. Eitflit automobile
loads of Denver business men, who
made the trip across tlio state the lat
ter p.irt of last week, are enthusiastic
In their praise of Nebraska, her soil
and her opportunities.
When the delegation Hrrived iu
Omaha, where they were cuterUlned
by the members of the Commercial
Club and the Omaha Automobile
Motor Club, they spent their time in
boosting the stattj. t A
'I never reanr.eu iue.possiuuuieB m
Nebraska until I madenhls trip," la4U8ed,y. a sudden stroke of appo
President Yetter ot the "Deuver Cham- . Deceased leaves a husband
her of Commerce, wh$"wUhe guest
of RomejMflfe'ratiheHoiel Koine. . '.
"We rode for miles tfha" miles ariti
saw nothing but tlie finest agrlcultu
ral land ill the world. Tlie Belds were
beautiful and all through tlie state it
was a continuous scene of agricultu
ral wealth. As soon as Nebraska gets
herself before the world as she should
there will be a rush of people inta the
state who are looking for just such op
portunities as abound in your state."
There are a number of blocks in the
city in which there Is no obstruction
along the whole fronts by bashes,
trees or fences, and these are much
the best appearing blocks in the city.
There is one beautiful-stretch of lawn
which would be almost perfect were a
mulberry hedge removed. This hedge
interrupts with Its unslghtllness a
1 ooatlnuous stretch of pleasant sward.
There Is uothliig more delightful to
the eye than a long green carpet
shadowed by high trimmed trees. ,
Some day the Chief is going to com
ment with its discriminating approval
upon the flowers of the city. We shall
vail attention to the lawiiB that give
us the most pleasure and locate for
our readers the particular gardens
which are worth their while to walk a
Don't Buy a
If you must have a wooden Silo and
will irive us vour
our next car, we will make the following prices for
a full length stave Silo, made and sold under the
Warder Patent. Don't delay as prices are liable to
rise at any minute. Call at our yard and examine one'
ot these silos.
10x24 $144.00 14x24 . . . 173.00
10x30 .... 169.50 14x30 .... 235.00
12x24 .... 162.00 16x30 .... 261.00
12x30 .... 208.00 16x36 .... 331.00
Prices includes complete silo comprising staves, doors
and doot frames, hoops and lugs, ladder,
anchors and roof
block or two out of their way to see
and eujoy. Kvory lot owner should
feel a religious obligation to contri
bute something to the genetal beauty
of the town aud add something to the
enjoyment of all its people. There is
no easier way of doing this than to
cultivate some particular species of
floral beauty to delight the eye and
please the taste of his neighbors and
ue death of All. W. 11. Cloud, aged
fifty-two years, living 1J$ miles north
TMf,Ta AnlltMAfl sn TlinA OAtk 1010
ple.xy. Deceased leaves a husband
and six children four boys aud two
girls to mouru her untimely demise.
The Cloud family have resided iu
Webster county for ninny years, and
are as highly respected as they are
Impressive funeral services were
held at the Inaraie M. E. church last
Suuday conducteckjby Rev. Smith of
that place, after which the remains
were brought to Ked Cloud and laid
to rest in the city cemetery, i v
At the home of Elder J. Edwin
Jarboe la this city Tuesday at 5 p. m ,
Mr. Chester G. Drake and Miss Cora N.
Mefford were united in holy matri
mony. Elder Jarboe performed the
ceremony. The groom is son of Mr.
and Mrs. Geo. W. Drake of Garfield
township and the bride is a daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. James Mefford living
south of Guide Rock. These young
people are well known to all our read
ers and highly respected by their
many friends who join in wishing them
mnoh joy and happiness through life.
Miss Ina Drake was bride's maid and
Mr. Viers of Diller was best man.
After the marriage ceremony the bridal
party drove to the homo of the bride's
parents where a bountiful supper and
a large crowd of well wishing guests
were waiting for them.
order so we can get it in
Piatt & Frees J
4 Nnwspiper That filvcs The News Fifty
WED CLOUD, MEBRASKA. .JULY 4, 11112.
WILSON BY ACCLAMATIONS
The Democratic Convention at Baltimore Named the
New Jersey Governor as its choice on the forty-sixth
ballot. Thomas R. Marshal, Governor ol Indiana, was
the choice of the convention for vice president-
The Boy Scouts
and My Boy
A True Story for Mothers,
by a Mother
(Continued from Inst week)
Vox those who do not know and who
wish Information, I take the liberty of
quoting without permission from the
The Hoy Scouts of Amciica is it cor
poration founded by a group of men
who are anxious that the buys of
America be built up in h11 that goes to
make character and good citizenship.
It is obligatory upon the Scouts that
they cultivate eouraee, loyuUy, patriot
ism, brotherliuess, self-control, court
esy, kindness to animals, usefulness,
cheerfulness, cleanliness, thrift, purity,
The aim of the Hoy Scouts is to sup
plement the various existing educa
tional ncrniiLs. and In nrnmnte tlia
ability iu boys to do tilings for them-1
selves and others. ''
It is not a military organization,
rather a distinctly peace organization,
but so cultivating hardiness, readiness,
and courage in the boy as to better
tit him for war or peace, or, indeed,
auy emergency of life
All Scout troops should consist of
not less than eight boys, and all mem
bers should be twelve years of age or
over. These are directed tiy a Scout
master; that is, the adult leader of.
the troop, who must be twenty-one
years ot age. Tlie Scout-master takes
his directions and lessons, so to speak,
from a Manual, the Scout-master's
Manual, especially prepared for bim
by the members of the Executive Board
of 'the National' Council of the Boy
Scouts. yvu -
.This Board and Counsel are compos
ed of men high 'In standing, experts
in their own line, so that by means of
this organization the Boy Scouts of the
country are put in touch .-with the
country's ideas and the wisdom of
men who stand fur the best and most
The Boy Scouts will learn, if they
rollow the general program laid out
for them, and if they have an efllcient
Scout-master, any and all of the fol
Scoutcraft The Manual reads:
"To be a Scout means to be prepared to
do the right thing at the right mom
cut, un'uiattor what tlie consequences
may be "
WnonciiAiT Which enables the
Scout lo Hud his way no matter wheiu
he is; tenohes him tliu various kind
of wild-fruit loots, nuts, etc ; tenches
him cm of ul observation, etc.
Cami'Ciiafi ok allKiniis Including
tenting, cooking, boating, swimming,
tracking, signaling, etc. Also, health
and endurance, chiwiliy, first aid und
life-saving, games and athletics, pa
triotism and citizenship.
Meetings should lie, If possible, onoo
a week. The mum dltllculty is iu get
ting a good Scout-master, it must bo
someone tollable, lesponhible, and
whom tho boys will tespeut.
It is wisely recommended to ."go
slow." (let things well ntaited. Let
each boy have his own task. Send to
headquarters for a Itooklot on Form
ation of Putiols aud Tioon-i. Each
boy should have a Manual. Itlsthhty
cents well spent. All iufoi million and
unit oilals may bo had from National
lifudqiiHitcr-, liny Scouts of Amorlcu,
Fifth Avenue Building, Mew YoikCiiy.
In g'eueral, 1 believe this organia
lion, aw it h tun its to-dity, to bu a splon
did and unique hojh'oppoituuity. Tin
especially good points mo tho miliUty
discipline, with peace Intent; the
dignity of the organization; the stipei-
- two Weeks Each Year For $1,50.
vision of the boys aud their interests
by a Scoutmaster who is himself ac
countable to superior officers; the In
telligent appropriation and intelligent
use of a boy's surplus energy; the
practical knowledge taught aud ac
quit cd, aud the allied mental, physical,
and moral traiuiug. The secret signs,
passwords, etc., are also good. They
supply certain need, aud takothe place
of the often datigorous secrecies main
tained by small gangs and companies
In a wotd, hero is an opportunity,
mi employment, an education suited,
almost exactly suited, to n boy's needs,
und to just those needs that home anil
a boy's mother cannot possibly supply.
I do not write this at the solicitation
of the organisation. Not a member of
It knows I am writing it. 1 am writing
it for other women and from a woman's
standpoint the standpoint of the
mother of the Boy.
As I tbluk the matter over, I am led
to believe that it is barely possible
there may be a graiu ot egotism in my
eager indorsement of the lloy Scout
I have often longed to tell
the Rowdy's and the "Bully V mother
how sho should train her boys, and
have desisted; I have yearned to show
the Biaggart's mother her flagrant
mistakes iu the Braggart's education,
and 1 have felt that 1 had no light.
Hut now they have been Boy Scouts
six mouths, these three I can see the
Boy Scouts' organization effecting the
very changes I have longed to effect.
I can see the "Bully" no;longcr deserv
ing of the name; the Braggart become
a silent aud useful member of society;
-add the Rowdy? he is not two feet
from me as, I write, bis head bent duti
fully, along with the carroty head of
the Boy of my theories, over the Boy
Scoots' Manual, studying absorbedly
certain signs and obediences which he
owes to bis superior officer; as fine a
boy as you would care toese He even
gets up uow in manly'fashlon to offer
me a chair when I oorae in the room.
And neither his mother nor I, nor any
thing In our woman's sphere, is ac
countable for that, but only and solely
the Scout law and the grimy and much
fingered Boy Scouts' Manual that has
been complied and writteu by men
who were once boys themselves, and
who understand, as no woman ever
docs or can, a boy's world. If custom
permitted, I would take my hat off to
them; as it does not, I say, "Lord
bless you, gentlemen I''
Allegorically speaking the editor Is
11 happy medium between a soupboiio
and a portor-houso steak. Nobody
ever saw a itch editor, says H. J. Itaiiu
in tho lliriningham, (Alu.) News, and
on me oiner 11a1.1t 110 one ever en
countered 1111 editor who didn't head
oery subcilptioii with n donation of
four-blth and a stub pen Tho editor
is said to bulong to tho fourth cs'uto
because that Is the only kind he over
loaves, Ho is also 0110 of tho most
choerf ul and overworked prevaricators
now passing us legal tender. When
ever a girl with a nice likocreain pull's
marries 11 youth who never earned a
dlmo outside the shooting gallery, tho
editor has to paint tho bride as a
radiant vision of blushing beauty and
1110 groom as 0110 01 our using young
business men, or else disappoint an
expectant ciicle of delinquent sub
scribers. If tho editor fails to spread
a two column obituary over tho death
of a pioiiilncut c!M.oii who never paid
a gt ouery bill outside the justice com t,
no is apt to bo waited on by some two
fisted relative of tho deceased with an
In jit icd air and a punch in either
hand. Seymour Leader.
T. U. I lacker left for Seattle
morning on a vacation ttip,
Howard Wirt is the possessor of a
flue now automobile.
Mr and Mrs. John Young of Superi
or, spent Suuday in town.
Miss (iertruilo llalley is visiting at
the home of her brother near Bostwlck
Albert McFailand aud wife of Huron
S. I) , are visiting the foimer's sister
Mis. .1. M. Roland.
Mis. Wenke anil sister of 1'eorla,
III., aie visiting their lelatlves, tho
Albert Hepburn and family of Dan
ville, 111., arc visiting HiIn week with
their relatives, tliu Watt families.
Mrs. Jake Kludscher and daughter
Mrs. Hiihhs of Hedlauds, California,
came last week to visit relatives.
Kev. Enslow the evangelist, closed
his meetings Sunday night and return
ed Monday morning to his home in
Illinois, flu made over one hundred
converts while here.
While in swimming Sunday, the son
ot Mrs. Kate Million struck his head
on some hard! object while .diving." ,
causing mm to injure ins necsanu.
spine. He is not expected to live.
Ur. C. L. Boies had two ribs brokeu
iu an accident which happened jWhllf
on tlie trip of -the fJuide Rock Boosters
last week. He and several others were
thrown from the car but he was the
only person hurt.
The city council should appoint
some one with authority to keep the
streets free from wef ds, charging the
expense against the' lot owners. Some
of the streets are In a horrible condi
tion, suggesting a jungle or immature
forest rather than an avenue of busi
ness or pleasure. In past years 'the
olty employed a man with a mower to
keep the streets clean. It may be
that the city finances will not justify
ibis course now, and it may be that no
one cares to run a machine over the
streetawfth their accumulations of
cans aeitwtre and other , things liable
to break "a sickle. But were some one
man given the entire charge of the
streets, with authority to contract with
the lot owner, and In case of failure
to contract, to have the cost of his
work paid by the city and charged up
to the lot as taxes, he would find a
profitable occupation, and tlie health
and cleanliness of the city would be
'I he recent ant of April liUli,
gives lo all soldiers' widows a pension
SrJ per mouth. Fred MHiiior,'lho' at
torney, hits all ueci'SMiiy MiiiiWh,
THEN YOU NEED A PAIR OF
PETERS "HIKER" SHOES
Mad to stand rough wear and long hard
walking. They are cut from Green
Chrome Stock; made with plump Elk
Soles over full roomy lasts
They will outwear two pairs of tho common "
run of Boys' Shoes. We have them In
all sixes for Boy 'a, Youth's end Men
Red CloudBNeb. BAILEY & BAILEY
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If A Watch Of
Ours Goes Wrong
We make it right for you
or we make it right with you.
Which means that you can
not be a loser.
No we don't take any great
chances by offering to do that.
Because our watches are
They have Reputation be
hind them and they aren't
likely to start now to disap
point. But if one should, we agree
to be the loser.
What better watch assur
ance could you have than this ?
K. II. Newhouse, Prop.
C. B. &. q Watch Inspectors
VEt STATE IAN
Ath UnmM for Cm-CHRS-TBR'S A
uiAMunu DKiNu rjbL.ii in ki uaj
ootD metallic buKti. tealcU wtut
Ribbon. Takb HO OTBSS. MMlfmrV
BIAXeNB BHAKB PBLLaTfor twenty4Us
years regarded a Beat, Saftat, Always Reliable.
SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS
?&& EVERYWHERE 7'
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Webater Coumr. I "-The touoty Court
At a County court held at the County
Court room In and (or said county June 35th
In the matter ol the estate ol Amelia
On reading and tiling the petition ol Anal
L.'KlcMrde, filed on the astli day'ol June,
A. I)., 11113, praying lor the examination sad
aUewaace ot her flsal account ol the same,
date, a decree ol Melgnraent ol the lands be
longing to said eatste to the persons entitled
to the tame, an order dfttributlng the resi
due ol personal estate and there upon aa
order discharging her from lurther burden
and service In her esld olTlce aa admlnUtra
trlx. Okdkkki), That Haturdsy, the IStlulay ol
July, A. I)., 1012, at leu o'clock a. m.,
Uaaalgned lor hearing inlil petition, when alt
persona Intercated In enld matter limy appear
at a County court to be livid In 11 ml lor said
county anil aliow caiiM why iirnyvr ol peti
tioner Kliould not bo grnntc.il; mul that notice
ol tho pendency oUald petition and the hear
ing thereof Iw gU on to nil pernoiis Interested
In said mutter, y publishing a opy ol this
order In thu ltc( Cloud Chief, a weekly news
paper printed Iu Mild county, (or three eon
Keenlho wccKh prior to Mild day of hearing.
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