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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 12, 1912)
C. B. HALE, Publisher
Philadelphia In offering n bounty on'
mis to gut tho fleas off them. A tick
Nnturnlly tlio baseball fans And In
tho restored Vonus of Mllo a southpaw
with Rood curves.
The prlco of steel hoopn has been
advanced $2 n ton, but not becnuso
hoopcldrts nro coming In.
A Minnesota health offlclnl says tho
only placo to kiss a woman Is on her
(holograph. Not on your tlntypot
A man recently found $4,000 In an
old mattress ho watt going to burn up.
Probably eomo ono left It to tho hair
Tho next thing to become popular
Ib tlio nuto milk cart. Then wo'll
probably find gasollno In tho bottles.
A Now York stiff ragetto says: "I'm
thirty-eight, and I don't enro a vhoop
for tho men!" Probably It's mutual.
A New York woman of eighty Iri
starting to learn n trade. A porson.
Is never too old to learn, oven In Nowj
"Is heat n Biibntnnco?" asks tho Lit
erary Digest; nnd any householder can
tell tho magnzlno that heat Is an ex
peuso. Less than 1,000.000 New York chll
drcn took ndvantngo of tho public
baths last year. Childhood Ib evej
If they could only kill n few roon
bandits na they did that ono at Delta
Cnl It might discourage tho buslneui
of train robbing.
And perhaps tho worst thing the
recent campaign Indicted upon a long'
Buffering country wbb tho mongrel
I A Bantu tribesman has been dlscov
red with forty-flvo wives. If thi
tribe allowed suffrage no doubt he'd
bo perpetual king.
A fire In a snuff factory put th
Chicago flro department out of com
mission. A flro or that sort la noth
tog to bo sneezed at.
They say that tho new dlamont
weighing 1.C49 carntn is a little of.
color, but, If bo, wo have seen nocktlei
that would match It.
A western telegraph manager adver
tises for "girls with wheelB." He
ought to find them ! Rolng to an;
moving plcturo show.
nil tho song birds migrate to the
south except tho particular kind that
waits on tho big cities for tho open
ing of the opera Benson.
Chrlstmns trees fron Now RnglanJ
nro to bo quarantined. Tho noxl
thing wo know they will bo fumigat
ing Santa Clans' whiskers.
A railroad company Is asked to pa
$200,000 for tho death of a chlmpan
too. Evidently U owner Ih not eago?
to work for hla living now.
A bird said to bo n French owl wal
captured by n policeman. France h
tho last country In tho world to think
of for producing anything owlish.
A Now York blgnmlst haa been sen
tenced to prison for five yenrs. one
year for each wife. Why not make
Jilm llvo ono year with all ftvo wives?
Real babies nro to bo used In a
school of mothercrnft nt Acton, Eng,
where girls will bn tnught tho art of
Infant managements Poor IJttlo kids!
Chicago hnB a school for brides, but
o guarantee of n position goeB with
A Philadelphia man haa died, lenv.
Ing $100,000. without any Indication
of whero ho wnntB It to go. However,
tho lawyers will get It. Just tho same.
When nn nrtlsto arrives at New
York from Europe, carrying 600 pairs
of shoes you may rest asBurod thai
sho is either a centipede or a dancer.
It Is maintained by a UoBton minis
ter that It Ib posslblo to marry and
llvo comfortnbly on $15 a week. It Is
posslblo nt IcuBt to marry on that In.
Tho now Zeppelin nlrshlpa are
equipped with kitchens und tho dis
posal of gnrbnge from them Ib, ol
courso, a matter of tho attraction ol
Tho horho no longer smells tho bat.
tie afnr off. Tho enemy afar off now
gets a whiff from tha approaching
war nuto when tho wind Is blowing
China hnH no forestB. There are no
woods for her unpopular politicians to
A Now York corporation has
liquidated becaimo women aro giving
tip petticoats. And some luiBbanda
aro liquidating becnuso. they won't
glvo up petticoat rulo.
Tho Jnpn nro roported to bo taking
to American beef In tho hope of .grow.
Ing taller. After they get tho butch
er's bill thoy will find It really leaven
them very much shorter.
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Four charming young women of Washington became wives Thanksgiving week. They were, as numbered In
the illustration, Miss Alice Wright, daughter of Justlco Wright of the auprem court of tho District of Columbia,
who waB married to Robert F. Vedder; Miss Eleanor Cullom Rldgeley, granddaughter of Senator Cullom of Illi
nois, who becamo Mrs. Harry Parker; MIbb Alice Gates Doutell, daughter of tho minister to Switzerland, who was
married to John Brooks Ladd of Boston, and MIbb Laura Merrlam, daughter of tho former governor of Minne
sota, who wedded James F. Curtis, assistant secretary of tho treasury.
DEAD JAPS ON SHIP
Welrd Adventure of Engineer Off
Coast of China,
Seaman 8upposed to Have Been
Drowned Climbs Aboard Deserted
Vessel and Wonders at the
Myitery of Sailors' Fate.
New York. If Oanzal, tho Japanese
poodlo and prized possession of Wil
liam Twoeddalo, chief engineer of tho
Tweeddnlo. chief engineer of the
British tramp Btenmcr Atholl, now dis
charging her far East cargo at the
American docks, Statcn Island, could
tnlk ho would unfold a strango talo of
tho southern Paciric. But tho story of
how Banzni camo into tho possession
of Chlof Twoeddalo Is ptrango enough
a talo In ttnelf. Before joining tho
Atholl, Twoeddalo wnu second en
gineer of tho tramp Bteamer Vlscar,
and were that atenmor's log to bo had
and tho pages turned back to n year
ngo tho drowning at sea of Banzal's
owner would bo noted.
"I'm a drowned man and that's all
thoro Ib to It," remarked Tweeddalo to
a reporter, as ho began tho story of
Banzai. "I haven't seen tho Vlscar
slnco tho night I was drowned In tho
South Pncltlc, but I'vo heard from my
old chief, and ho says I'm cnrrlcd on
tho log as drowned, and that tho Vis
car's log Is truthful In all things, and
drowned I must remain.
"it was about this tlmo last year
that I wub 'drowned.' Tho Vlscar had
touched In nt Jnpaneso ports and was
kicking her wny south to, Singapore
I had Jus been relieved of my watch
below by tho third and had gono to
tho rail for a breath of air. Tho night
was stifling hot, and whether I had
got too much heat or what I don't
know, but I was taken with a sort of
"I camo to with a sudden shock. I
waB in the water.
"It dawned on me mighty quick that
no ono had soen mo go overboard nnd
that It might bo a couplo of hours be
foro I was mlBsed. 1 shouted a bit
moro and then I began to save my
breath and swim.
"Well, sir, I had eomo funny
thoughts. Flrat I began to wonder
how long I could keep up. nnd decided
that by taking things easy I was good
for flvo or bIx hours and daylight, for
I had gono overboard at midnight. I
wna boginnlng to tjro a bit, and It
was something of an offort to koop
"Then, sir, I bow a Bight that brought
n howl of Joy out my lungs. Sweon-
lne alone tnwnrri mo with nil anila
set, was a one-masted vessel. I began
io swim toward her, yelling 'Help'
ovory few strokes, but not an answer
ing cry did I hoar. I thought It
Btrango, for the vessel waa almost on
mo. but It wasn't for me to wonder
about such things with a chance for.
llfo so near at band, and so I bumped
BRIDES OF THANKSGIVING WEEK
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alongsldo as tho boat camo by me.
Luckily I saw a ropo hanging over tho
sldo nnd got hold of It, or I'd never
bo in New York or any othor enrthly
harbor thlB day. Finally, with ono
last awful offort, I drew myself over
t.io Bldo and fell In a heap on tho
deck. I sat up with n start and thero
was a blooming puppy dog what had
been licking tho Bldo of my fnco. That
thero pup was nauznl.
"Well, Blr. I had como aboard Into a
pretty mcr.a. Tho vessol wna n ono
sticker nnd wna running under main
sail, topsail and Jibs, but not a sign of
a human being did I sou. 1 got up
and went nft, and thero doubled up
nenr tho wheel was a dead Jap. Tho
fellow waa curled up llko a fellow
who fallen aRlcop and had tried to
keep himself warm by rolling into a
"I went down Into tho cabin and
thero stretched out on tho floor were
four moro Japs. It certainly gave mo
tho creeps to look at them. They all
hnd tho snmo ghastly expression on
their faces and the same wild look
In their eyes aa the fellow up on deck.
I looked about expecting to seo signs
of a struggle, but everything was aa
ship Bhnpe na could he.
"Tho moro I looked at those dead
men tho moro tho Idea stuck to mo
that thoy had seen something that had
literally frightened them to death.
What It waB you can guesB as well as
mo. I'vo often tried to figure out
nn explanation of those dead Japs,
but It's beyond mo. Tho bodloa wore
In n good atato of preservation, so
tho men couldn't havo been dead long.
"Well, tho first thing I did waB to
heavo thoso Japa overboard.
"I kopt on westward for about four
days and thon lato ono nftornoon I
sighted a steamer low down on tho
horizon. Then I saw the stenmnr ho.
ginning to slow down. I ran up as .
cioso nB i could and they lowered
away a lifeboat to reach my ship. As
soon aa it puued alongsldo I picked
up Banzai and jumped into tho
boat and wna taken to the steamer.
Tho sailboat Journeyed on as I had left
her, all satla set and heading into tho
sotting sun. Sho was a ship of
mystery. Whero sho came from, what
hod happened to her crow and whero
sho wont I don't know and never
DEER IN A CROWDED STREET
Animal Startles Pedestrians In Cincin
nati Until Finally Caught by Mem
ber of Salvage Corps.
Cincinnati. Ohio. Shortly after noon
recently tho crowded down town
strec'ts wero thrown Into confusion
when a deer ran down Walnut street
and turned Into Seventh avenue. The
animai unaiiy plunged through a large
plate glass window. Emll Stagaaro at
the Salvage corps, with a number ef
firemen, captured the animal.
DISCUSS FREEDOM OF AIR
Jurists of the World Are Torn Oven
Sovereignty of 8pace Above
London. In tho sixteenth and
seventeenth ccnturlos tho Jurists of
tho world poured forth learned
treatises on the freedom of tho scaa
and In thoso days Englishmen wcro
tho groat champions of tho doctrlno
of mnro llberum, whllo tho Continental
scholars upheld tho notion of niaro
Today tho Jurists of tho world nro
busy with tho discussion of tho free
dom of tho nlr, and the rolca aro
reversed. English professors almost
unanimously maintain tho doctrlno of
sovereignty over tho air, spneo above
tho territory, while their colleagues
abroad insist that tho stato has no
The need for tho assertion of Btato
sovereignty ia implicitly recognized In
our aerial navigation act of 1011;
which empowers the government to
interdict flying over any area when it
At tho same tlmo tho principal ot
state sovereignty does not Interfere
with tho right of lnnocont passage
through the air which tho comity and
Intercourse of nations require.
Subject only to precautions neces
sary for tho safety of the subjacent
population and public security liberty
to fly over tho land will doubtless bo
accorded by the state to foreigners
as well.aB nationals.
The position will be similar to that
taken up in regard -to territorial wa
ters, says tho Law Journal, through
which thero Is a right of lnnocont pas
sago to all vessels, though thoy aro
subject to tho dominion of the neigh
In fact, the air Juridically resembles
not thi opon ocean, but tho marginal
SHOT BY BOYHOOD ENEMY
Youth He Had Sent to Prison In 1870,
Gets Bitter Revenge After
Many Years. . '
Denver, Col. M. A. Root, member
of a Denver tobacco firm, was shot
nnd seriously wounded at his homo
by a man ho says ho recognized as a
boyhood enemy of Ripon, Wis. Root
was taken to tho county hospital,
whero it was said thero was a chance
for his recovery.
Root said tho troublo started In
1870, shortly after ho left school in
Wisconsin, when his homo wna robbed.
Ho said ho recognized tho burglar as
Jamos Dlvlnney. Ho had Dtvluney
arreBted and ho was sentenced to the
penitentiary. At that time, Root de
clares, Dlvlnney sworo vengeance.
Several times In tho last fifteen
yenrs, slnco ho has resided In Denver,
Root has been attacked, shot and once
locked In his safo and nearly suffo
cated. On each occasion Root de
clares be recognised bis assailant as
MAKING FOR HEALTH
8Y8TEMATIC DAILY EXERCISE A
NECESSITY OF LIFE.
Future Health of Children Depends
Largely Upon the Flrat Years. of
Their Upbjlldlng Fresh Air
the Vital Point.
It is really pathetic to seo young
glrlB and women who for tho want of
n llttlo systematic dally cxcrclso nro
thin, pallid and weakly. Many women
nro really not what they tnaku them
scIvcb believe thoy nro. At tho slight
est exertion they say they nro fatigued
all fagged out, unable, to do anything
else for tho rest of the day. This
feeling Is really just a habit that they
havo acquired and should got rid of
ns soon as possible. If you want to
llvo long nnd bo healthy get tho no
tion out of your head that every llt
tlo thing tires you all out, nnd that
It la Impossible to do moro than n few
regular, necessary llttlo duties every
Unless a woman la bodily 111 or crip
plod .thero Ib no reason why sho can
not send tho blood bounding through
all her veins In such n manner as to
stamp tho glow'of health upon her en
tire body. Mothers of largo families
with n household to supot Intend have
not much time, I know, but It Ib their
duty to see that their children take
some form of exerclGo dally aside
rrom the regular routine. Their fu
turo health nnd llfo depend upon it.
Dozens nnd dozens of sickly and con
sumptive children ure being saved
yearly by hygienic habits, fresh air,
Bunshlno and cxcrclso.
It Is not necessary to adopt exer
cises which take' up a great deal of
tlmo unless one wishes to and has
tho tlmo to glvo, nor la It necessary
to havo nil sorts of apparatus to ob
tain tho best results in exercising.
Ono of tho best built women I over
saw told mo tho other day that Bho
exercised ever slnco sho could re
member, and never had any bought
instruments for her work. Everything
was home-made. To their use nnd to
sunshine and pure, fresh air, sho owes
all that she is today.
It is an easy thing to add a slmplo
exercise to one's regular toilet work
In tho morning and again a llttlo at
night before retiring. It may be just
learning to breathe properly. Yet this
alone can save you from a cold or per
haps something moro serious.
In tho morning when you awake, if
possible, have someone como into
your room before you rise and throw
wide your windows if they have not
been fully open throughout the night.
Lie limp in bed. Inhale through the
nose; Fill your lungs to their fullest
capacity nnd then slowly exhale. Do
this at least four times or six if you
wish. Just before retiring at night,
and without any rcstrlctivo clothing,
stand nt nn opon window with hands
on hips, thumbs pointed backward nnd
while, Inhaling rlso slowly upon the
toco; hold tho breaAh while" counting
three, nnd slowlyv Whllo cxhnltng,
drop back upon tho feet Repeat a
half dozen times. Six minutes night
and morning is all that is ncceBsary.
Tho truo valuo of that twelvo minutes
of cxcrclso every day, If continued
'for five or six months, will bo so fully
apparent that If It required twice tho
amount of time you could not bo
'tempted to glvo it up.
' If tho coming generation Is to bo
strong nnd healthy tho present ono
jinust pavo tho way, and to do this pa
rents and children alike must take
somo active exercise.
UN VELVET AND VELVETEEN
Gorgeous Wraps Are to Be a Feature
of Style That Will Mark
the Coming Season.
Velvet and velveteon are to be
used again this winter in the compo
sition of comfortable and handsome
iouter wraps. Theso havo many points
of usefulness, which fully ncounted
for their great popularity last year
and in tho spring. They aro, how
ovor, only sultablo for wearing over
short skirts which dp not need hold
ing up, and even soithoy are apt to
bo in tho way on muddy days, for it
Is very difficult to cleanso mud stains
On tho other hand, they frequently
save tho troublo of changing the
dross, slnco they lend a sufficiently
afternoon appearance to the figure
even when thoy aro worn over com
paratively plain costumes. They also
form an admirable background for
furs, with a glimpse of laco at tho
A smart model has a turned-back
collar of sailor sliapo not extended in
Jong rovers to tho waist, which forms
a pleasant chango. On tho waist lino
It Is fastened by a motif of folded
black velvet and braid, and to this
fastening It is drawn slightly up in
fullness from the right to tho left
aldo. This glveH it a very up-to-dato
nlr for anybody who has tho patience
to bo eternally brushing.
Face of Serge.
If any who aro puzzled to determine
which is tho right sldo of sorgo will
follow this rulo, given mo somo years
ago by a workor In cloth, tho difficulty
will vnnlsh, snys a contributor to
Noedlecrnft. Whenever thoro aro di
agonal lines In the woavo, as in sorgo,
or in tho pattern, as in somo suitings,
thoso linos run from the upper right
band corner to tho lower left-hand, on
the rJght side. In many materials oth
er than serge, these diagonal lines
may be seen, such as merino, cash
mere, and even broadcloth, though not
so evident la Um latter.
Lir '.ii r I'f'ffi hi -'
A Budget of Queries.
Will you plcnso tell mo if It is nec
essary to thank or express your pleas
ure to a young gentlcmnn each tlmo
after ho has taken you to a placo ot
amusement providing you havo been
going with him steady?
Also, is it proper for n girl of eigh
teen to allow a young man to kiss
her good night If nho has been going
with him Btcndy for only four months?1
Should a gentleman ask to call onj
n girl each tlmo ho wishes to seo herj.
or Is it a girl's prlvllego to ask him;
to como and see her. 13. S. H. and
P. J. II.
It Is always pollto to thank a per
son who has shown you any attention,
even If that person ho n well-known
frlond. I consider.lt decidedly im
proper to kiss a mnn good night, and
ungcntlemanly in him to ask it. He
has no right to your kisses nnd will
respect you much moro If you hold
yourself In reserve. It Is not neces
sary to ask permission to c'all every
tlmo. for among good friends It Is un
derstood that thoy nro welcome
Questions From "Brown Eyes."
I nm very much Interested in your
corner of tho paper nnd would like.,
to nsk you n few questions.
My birthday is in December, on the.
inth. I would llko to invito a few
of my girl friends In tho afternoon
nnd some of my boy friends in the
evening. I will be sixteen and will
have them come on either Saturday
How should I word tho Invitations?
What shall I have for refreshments
for tho girls and boys after supperi
How should I entertain them? 1
For this party I think I would ask.
the guests, tell tho girls you wantj
them to como in the afternoon andW
the boys in the evening for the leer
cream and birthday cake.
After all have arrived whv not hava
charades, acting out the words, coffee)
(cough fee), dramatic (dram-attic),
sinecure (sin e cure). You will And
this makes good fun. I
A Suitable Toast. . '
Please glvo mo n good toast to glvej
at a Christian Endeavor society gath
erlng.X. Y. Z. ,
Try this, seems to mo it ought to
da very nicely:
To thoso who have passed mo on the
highway and gave greeting,
To the posslblo friends who havo coraft
my way whose oyes lingered as'
they fell on mlno,
May they ovor bo eager with youth;
and Btrong with fellowship
May thoy never miss a welcome ok.
want a comrade. McGco.
Engaging the Minister.
Havo read your valuable Informa
tion In answer to questions and f
wnnt to ask you a few questions my
self. When both parties concerned
In a marriage attend the same church,
which should engage -tho minister to.
perform tho ceremony ?-A.- M. H.
Tn the inetanco mentioned, where,
both go to tho same church, I think;.
It would be best for tho two to call:
together, or tho "man In tho case'V
may go alone, or tho arrangements'
could bo mado by a letter to tho mhv
lster from tho bridegroom-elect
I would bo most grateful If youn
would outllno for mo a Blmple but cor
rect luncheon menu. Janot
Chicken Croquettes. Green Peas.
Creamed Potatoes. Finger Rolls
Wafers. Neufchatel Cheese.
Ico Cream. Claret Sauce.
Small Angel Cakes.
Guest Book Verses.
Kindly glvo mo through your column.'
vorses sultablo for a guest book. A
I think either of theso quotations
"Dear Lord, I thank theo for my
"Givo to tho world tho best you
havo, and tho best will come back to''
To- Use Advertisements.
Will you kindly toll mo how tq use,,
advertisements at a party as a con-i
test? By using a plcturo, should thoy
know tho manufacturer? J. A.
Use just the picture with the name
of manufacturer left off. It is aston
ishing how much we do not know
when it comes to guessing "ads," al
though they may be seen every day
and all are familiar.
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