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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, AUGUST 30, 11U4.
IIMTIiOTitll lllliipllll! lll'l "PIBIIIMIIIIII'lll,!
If You Desire
VERY one of your banking connections
to be a profitable one. returning you the
largest measure of service and accom
modation commensurate with the size
of your deposit, open an account with
us. Interest paid on time deposits.
Deposits Guaranteed by State Guaranty Fund
WEBSTER COUNTY BANK,
RED CLOUD. NEBRASKA
mn iinf ' t tifiiiH i tiitittiti mti
Have you provided your self with a proper
place to keep your corn? t
Are your Grain Bins in good condition?
Do you know that we ' ojlfer. for ' sale the
" best Crib and Bin Material orf the market..
" -"jsarow PncencrTRikiit''' 'r
THE MALONE-AVERY CO,
"Talk With Us About Your Wants"
Many people have learned
to consider such, and such a
watch as an ideal time piece.
When they buy they want
that particular watch.
We don't blame them be
cause we have watch ideals
too and ideal watches.
They are the South Bend
and the Hamilton and the
Howard and one or two
others. These we have learn
ed to depend upon these we
buy and sell each year in
greater quantities. And be
fore you make a watch pur
chase we would like to talk
to you about these move
ments. May we?
E. H. Newhouse
Optometrist and Jeweler.
Board of Equalization
Red Cloud, Nebr., Aug. 11, 1014.
County Hoard of Equalization con
vened as per adjournment. Members
all present, viz: Storey, Ohmstedc, But
ler, Uolfnian, McCall aud Chapllu
cbairmau of board.
Iu the matter of fixing the county
levy for 1014, it was moved and
seconded that the levies be and are
fixed as follows:
- General fund levy "including all
levies except tire bridge, road and
speclul court house levies" 4 mills
liridgc Fund Lew 4 mills
Road Fund Levy .' I) mills
Spechtl court house levy 4 mills
Total county levy 15 mills
Stato levy 7.8 niillb
Nebraska has moie automobiles per
capita than ally other state 111 the
Uulon, From preseut indications the
automobile display at the stnte fair
September 7-11 will be tho largest and
best ever hold In the West All the,
leading iiutomobilo dealers are prepar
ing immense exhibits, showing up-to-d
te cars which will enable stite fair
patrons to Intelligently select the very
LH car for their ue.
Total State and County levy 23 8
In the matter of tho several sohool
district levies for 1014, they were fixed
No. Mills No. Mills No. Mills
2 27 3 0 4 20
0 18 0 10 8 8
0 12 10 1C 11 Is
12 8 13 14 14 18
15 15 10 11 - 'l7 10
18 13 20 0 21 15
22 11 23' 13 25 0
20 11 27 33 28 4
20 11 30 0 31 35
U2 2 U 12 't34 18
35 0 30 35 37 10
38 0 . 30, 3.1 40 10
41 13 42' 0 43 15
45 10 10 27 47 13
48 5 10 21 50 0
51 11 53 17 53 7
54 10 05 15 CO 10
58 8 50 20 GO 18
01 15 02 '23 03 7
01 12 05' 15 CO 10,
08 11 00 48 ' 70 8'
71 20 72 '12 74 25
75 0. ' 77 0 78 7
80 12 81 20 83 25
83 12 81 10 85 14
87 30 ( 8!) 1G
lloaid adjourned, " ' '
Tho 1011 Primary Day has gqtic down
into hliiory and tho pcnplt' have
bpol.t ii t pon tli- w In ile tliuuwusn
ill lit ( 1 ilyor li.tfi est nliowu lli.tll vu
exp.uid. None of the ciiinllil.'Uth
won.' i), t.oiuistlc enough id iiiuUu tin
propicillin lief oil- nUclU'ii In Iiut
evei.ui.io i-, "iip in tliu uli" alnco
tliei m hb no w.iy to llml nut ulnjjli
wa ilie wind w.1-, blowing.",
Tliu oille. 111 cum will lie iii.u.u to
mul i'ii .t, mill until after thi- is dnho
tio iibt.iiiiiu collect figure-, in e obtain
abh, bui tin,1 resitlia indicated by (ho
retui u no fur in Iu as follows: '
Di'in.Ki'.u Ticket - ;
Cuuti'y Cltiu- r'l.mlt Wtviickii
Tt'ttiis.iiur-Uuii. V. liiiie
She rut -Jui. Hubtilku "
Supei inU-nduut lit)! mi Iu j
At oriu-y - b .1. Muiui iy
C01.11.u1 uenry Cook.
Comity C101U J. J. UurOcr
Tlminiiiur U. 1) Koblnsull
Sli nlt-U. L. Hodge
Umi iy AUciiu-y -II. iV biuAtut'
Sui'vojui lieu, il, Uteilug
Cui oner - liil. .iinacU,
UMcinin- .Murelluiul will IOU1I (lie
licliti oy u large tuajurlty over jbia
opponents. A. C. Shallenberger will
catry the county over l'ete Shea and
liuyard H. Pulne, by a large vote.
Supreme Judge Itcese, tlplleubeuk
and 1'almer leading; two to MLuoinj
uuteu on nohpartLuu ticket.
Lieutcuunt Governor Democratic,
Q. V, i'olts; republican, V. V. Hoag
laud.. Secretary of State Democratic, C
W. Pool; republican, Adlsou Wait.
Auditor Democratic, V. II. Smith;
republican, W. L. Minor; progressive,
J. F. Hanson.
Treasurer Democratic, G. E. Hall;
republican, F. C. Hamer.
Superintendent Democratic, uu
decided; republican, H. I. Elliott.
Attorney Ueuoral Demociatic, Wil
lis E Heed; republican, (J. W. Sears.
Laud Commissioner Democratic,
undecided; republican, Fred lieck
maun. Kallway Commissioner Democratic,
undecided; republican, Thomas L.llall
University Regents Democratic, J.
E. Miller add C. M. Sidles; republican,
K. P. llroiMi aud Ucurgu Coupland,
As soon as the figures of the otllcial
count are obtaiuublu The Chief intends
topriutthe same iu tabulated fotiu,
on cards. This table will also appear
iu our next issuo. If you do not le
celve a card, aud wish for one. you can
obtain the same by abkiug.
W. N. Richardson
Is Laid At Rest
ulug, by the
To Be Held August 29th
The twelfth annual graduating exer
cises of the Webster County Public
Schools will be held in Red Cloud,
Saturday morning, Aug. 29th, at 10
o'clock at the Washington school park.
This is the largest class of pupils that
have ever graduated from the eighth
grade iu the public schools of Webster
County. Following is tltc program:
March Grace Coombs
Invocation Itev. W, II. Wright
Reading Merua Spenco
Song, "Fair Nebraska"... Class of 1011
Heading Clarence Ranks
Address, "Life Dulldiug" J. E Morgan
Presentation of Diplomas
Song, "America1' Class of 1014
W. X. Richardson wtts
IiIm hniiif, Tiii's lny iu. ii
Mr. Hiuliiii'dsDii c.tme 'to Kid Cioud
Iu iiny 1371, A I that tililu llu-io -ttas
no bull. ling in the puiei-. Tlic village
iuid liu. lifjii plutied into lots mid
hi i emi Ik-ic Mr. Toph un iimv lives
llieiv whi a little stockade. A log
iiuiiie was building dowi. wlieio .Mr.
Montgomery stops. Another oiiu 'wis
o,i I u hoi o Mr. I'iei'ce hn his Inline,
ulule one was built wlictu tieortfe
Clou iti.v u-sidea. Au eager sent ell In
tin- nidus of tlio hills iiuglii hum ie
veuled a scoie of dug outs iu thu
Settlor-, weiecululng ai.d Mr Rich'
uiiNon made his uritiugeiueiils for a
lei m tiijht. ifiideiiuu In me new
It rtu-5 tut long bufoie hl icitdluehS
to grafp opiiirtituitiui li.ui imr play,
and liu ronii i-st.tbilalieil Uiiu uli us, the
builuer.s um.i ot tliu new Luinm.udly.
lie iiiii.o 1 iwth the (Jai'bcu-;,, bimucl
uu I biia-, in il.0 Hist iiiuriMiulie es
tablishment o( Hie Reiiiitiltcan Viuloy.
ilu tniiil the lit tt friinu rtSidt-iiee lit
He imported the tlrst safe for the
deposit of money into tho couuty.
lie became the first depositary and
loaner of money. yjj,
Such of the strungers who cuineto
the country with means gave it to him
for safe keeplug, or investment. Men
who wanted to borrow went to ' him
for loans. He gave everybody fair
treatment. His integrity, fair dealing
aud his gcueral credit Wore never once
called in question. He Utst establish
ed a price for couuty warrants, which
remained constant through all the
years in which the railroad company,
the only lauded taxpayer, paid no
Ile helped to found the first paper
of the valley, The Chief. He also en
couraged A. J. Keuuey to establish tho
Argus, and ho was one of the founders
of the Republican, which subsequently
became merged iu The Chief.
He made tho tlrst general market for
the produce of the farms, especially
cattle and bogs. These ho purchased
aud drove or hauled to Hastings.
In 1877 he built the first bank build
ing uud procured Smith Hi others of
Beatiice to come and manage it.
From the time of his artival here
antil he quit business, theic was never
a momtut when his financial credit
was not sufficient for the needs of the
community, and there was no time
when this credit was not avuilable to
those who showed themselves deserv-'
In 1874 when the grasshopper raid
prostrated all busiuess, he shipped iu
seed corn, and sold it out, taking notes
payable wheuthe crops should be
harvested in the fall.
He exerted himself to bring about a
settlement between the railroad com
pany uud the couuty in tho matter of
the taxes, aud put the county lluauces
on a cash busts.
lie was instrumental in procuring
the building ot the first rallwuy Into
He promoted the first incdrpoiatlon
ot the village.
Wlteu the railway entered the
county he became tho principal ship
per of stock for uli western Nebraska
and northern Kansas.
Moro than anyone else ho stood for
business integtity, commercial fair
dealing, muklug his word good.
1 3 Lots of Suits
Straw Hats Except '
Panamas at -
Oxtords in 95.00, $4.50, $4.00
Grades go at - ' " -' '-'
This Is Your Chanem Tdg Savo Nlonmy
"It's Dp To You"
The Clothier -
He delighted to share with others, to
spend and bo spent ou a large soale.
Mr Richardson was twice married.
His first wife, Charlotte Chapman died
luthc early "eighties," leaving htm
two children, Winifred, who married
Seward Garber, Lloyd who died In
early manhood. His second wife, for
merly Miss liesslc Tatigye, survives him
with two daughters, Norma, Mrs,
Uarber, nnd Marguerite.
During his business career, there
was no man iu the city so well, Co
widely, so favorably known as Mr.
Richardson, and there are few, If any,
to whom Red Cloud and the country
tributary to this city is more Indebted.
Mr. Richardson was born in Now
York statu on May 25, 1830, and was
therefore aged 75 years, S mouths and
'21 days at the time ot his death.
Red Cloud Girl
Receives High Honors
Friends aud enemies never doubted
Fo. all tho news read The Chief
Roy Robinson of McCook was In
Mr. Astin, who recently bought E,
R. Sluwfcou's ice business, put chased
Jas. Peterson'b led business this wtok.
Notjck: Having secured tho Enter-
ju nun hock asiaiiu repairs irom tuu ters of doubt or question. He bore
kocj uouil uuw. Co,, 1 will now con- success well. He boru failure hotter,
lliiue to keep a stock of thoso repairs' He hud more than his sharo of suffer,
on huud.-C. F. Wallin t.ng and disappointment, lie endured
Mis. Roy Jones aud daughter re- b -lively. There was nothing small
turned to thoir homo at Clay Center, about him. Ile tiitd to live largely.
Monday momlug after a visit of II j was big minded, big hearted. Too
i several weeks hero with her parents, much so to be saving and accutnula
Mr. aud Mis. John Grllfeth. tivo. Ile lived generously, liberally.
The following clipping from the
World-Herald under duto of Monday,
August 17th, will be read with Interest
by the many fi lends of Miss Grace
McCall, daughter of Mr. uud Mrs. Alt
McCall of this city:
"La Forte, Iud., Aug In Miss Grace
McCall of Red Cloud, Nobr., who
graduated today from Valparaiso, Iud ,
university, will leave lu a few days for
the Islo ot fines, where she will be
come superintendent of the public
his assertions, never distrusted his school system The Nebraska woman,
promises, no was a tueu's man. Mb It Is said, is thu first womttu of the
judgment, prudence, courage, enter- United States to enjoy this dis-
nrlsu and roilabtlitv were novor mat. , tlliction."
Any farmer intorostcd in the hand
ling ot silage should send at once for
the new bulletin of the Nobtaska Ex
periment Stutlon on "Handling Sllngo.1'
Tho most economical means ot cuttiug,
tho best adapted machinery, methods
of hoisting ftom pit silos, etc., are In
cluded in tho dlaoussioii.
To Be Held Next Week
Tho Webster Couuty Touchers' In
stitute will bo held In the Washington
school building August 24-20. The in
structors and lecturers are as follows:
C. A. Fulmer, Huldah Peterson,
John W. Uoehrund Rert W. Harris.
Miss Ueitrude L. Coon, the able
county supetiuteudent, will give an
informal reception ou Monday even
ing to the teachers. At this reception
plays and games will be shown the
teachers by Miss Peterson, the object
belug that these plays aud games may
be taught to tho pupils during the
Among other special features which
are ou the program this year, is the
lecture by John W. Uoehr on "Weeds,"
after which the teachers will indulge
lu a "tramp" to tho agricultural farm,
at which place Mr. Uoehr will deliver
another lecture on, "Soil.".,
The institute program also carries
with it this year several musical nuuj-
bers, chief among which will 'be a
Viotrola musicule, etc.
A large number ot teachers arc ex
pected to be in attendance, uud tho
institute this year bids fair to being
up to the usual high standard which
has been established heretofore by our
ublo County Superintendent, Miss
Ueitrude L. Coou. i
The horse, cattle, nndswlue displays
at the Nebraska State Fair, September
7-11, will bo the largest lu tho history
of the state, accordiug to preseut Indi
cations, The sauto is true of the ugrl
cultttial and horticultural exhibits.
Tho maximum of tho luttcr was 884 en
tries lu one day, Ou August 12 Secre
tary Mcltur received 140 cattle entries
lu a single day,
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