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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 3, 1916)
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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
. OF A COUNTRY
The Natural Pride of Those Who
Take Part in It.
To thoao who have built rnllroails
through nud ucrosa the prairies of
Western Canada, connecting that great
cmplro of grain and cattlo, liorso and
sheep with tho world's markets In tho
east, rnuHt bo awarded tho privilege
of looking upon their work, and Ita
rcHiiltH with imrdonablo prldo. If thoy
remlnlscenco, and tell of tho hardships
and tho privations, why shouldn't
they? Tho broad prairies on which
tho buflalo roamed nml fed, aro now
nllve with cities, towns and villages.
Farms largo and small on which
machinery has chased tho bugaboo of
laborious work off tho farm, and mak
ing farm llfo ono of tho most pleasant
nnd prosperous of occupations aro
toeing cultivated by men of tho highest
stamp of manhood. Many of theso
havo Inherited from their forobeara
tho physical strength and tho high
typo 01 manliness that was theirs In
tho days when thoy bowed their homes
out of tho virgin forest, and mado
them what may bo seen today, beau
tiful farms in tho east. On tho wholo
tho western prairies breed a high typo
of manhood, wrest from him faults
nnd diseases which would bo his woro
it not for tho upbuilding Inlluonco and
character of pralrlo llfo.
When tho builder of tho western Ca
nadian pralrlo looks upon tho result of
his work, why shouldn't his chest ex
pand? It was probably Bomo of this
feeling of prldo that took possession
of Sir Donald Mann, vlco president of
tho Canadian Northern Railway tho
other day in Winnipeg, when ho said
"I am not In tho habit of giving ad
vice, but I havo no hesitation of advis
ing tho young men of Canada, every
young man, to got out nnd get a plena
of western Canada's land that now
can bo had for tho asking and bo their
"It was 3G years ago when I first
camo to Winnipeg," ho said. "At that
tlmo there were less than 150.000
people west of Lako Huron in Canada.
nl tho only bit of railway In opera
, tlon was between St. Boniface and Dm
erson about sixty miles. Todny there
uro nearly 20,000 miles of railway in
actual operation and tho population 1"
over two and a quarter million, a won
derful achievement in such a short pe
riod you will ngrco, when you havo
contemplated it n moment."
"At that tlmo all tho flour, meat and
many other supplies for our contract1
were brought from tho States. Now
consider what tho west Is doing to
day. You havo n grain production ex
ceeding a billion bushels and yet only
a comparatively small area of tho till
ab'o land of tho rouutiy is occupied
FIvo years hnco yon will bo mora
thnn dor'""" """' " '' 'Mlsement.
No man over respects a womnn who
incsn't respect herself.
Pile Cured In 6 tr I) Dnji ,, ,
m ciiih UvnliiK, UllMl. liii-miliiu I'mwuuii.e
flics. I'lruuiipiUutloiisI!. relief Wc.
A little nonsense Is always appro
dated by the man who Is not tho
target of tho Joltu.
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully oiory liottle of
CASTOUIA, a safe and suro remedy for
infants and children, and soo that It
In Use for Over 30 Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Casloriu
"Tho wenther is pretty changeable
in this part of the country," remained
"Yes," replied tho Now Yorker
Etrlve to please ovoryhody."
Gently cleanse your liver and
sluggish bowels while
Get a 10-cent box.
Sick hoadacho, biliousness, dizzi
ness, coated tongue, ,'oul tasto and foul
breath always traco them to torpid
liver; delayed, fermenting food In tho
bowels or oour, gassy stomach.
Poisonous matter clogged In tho In
testines, instead of being enst out
of tho system la reabsorbed into tho
blood. When this poison rcachos tho
dcllcato brain tlssuo it causes con
gestion and that dull, throbbing, sick
Cascarots Immediately cleanse the
Btomoch, remove tho sour, undlgestod
food and foul gases, tako tho excess
tollo fiom tho liver nnd carry out all
the constipated wasto matter and
poisons In tho bowels.
A Cascarot tonight will Biiroly
straighten you out by morning. Thoy
work while- you sloop a 10 cent box
from your druggist menus your head
clear, stomach sweet and your liver
and bowels regular for months. Adv.
Uronson I foolishly promised my
wlfo a now silk gown this fall, and
it's cost mo nearly ?I0 already.
Woodson For material?
BroiiBOU Oh! no; that's what Bho's
spout la carfaro looking up samples.
ALL OVER NEBRASKA
SHORT NEWS ITEMS.
A two days' farmers' Institute wll
no held at Wakefield Fob It and 12
Tho city of Yoik Is preparing t
pavo thirty-one blocks In the spilng
Four nnd o'lo-hnlf miles of pavlnj
were completed last year.
I. J. 'IhoniBeii of Mlndeu, ropubll
can, Is the flrt to Hie as u cuudl
date- for olllco In Kearney coiiiit. Hi
filed for clerk of tho dlstilct coutt.
Twole orphan children wen
brought to Sownrd the other day fron
Now York and placed in homes In th
city and surrounding country.
Tho Lancaster County Hoard o'
Commissioners has pui chased a suit
able building in Lincoln and begun
the manufacture of culverts for cotiu
A. V. Wormian, editor of the He
broil Champion, and & II. Kendal,
havo purchased tho Hebron Hoglstoi
and will comblno It with the Cham
Tho annual convention of tho coutt
ty treasurers of NebiaBka will be held
In Omaha February 23 and 21. l'etei
Mcintosh of Adams county, Is pros!
dent of tho association.
FIo thousand acres of Tlutto vnl
ley hind will be put Into sugar boot!
between North Platte and Keystone
according to John Ilryun, agent foi
the American Hcet Sugar company.
The town of lladar, located a fev
miles north of Norfolk, has been In
corpornted. lladar boasts of a popu
latlon of 108 souls and those cnthus
issue over tho Incorporation expec
to sec a contlnuaous growth in tin
Madison county's corn crop for 19U
Is figured to have been 4,02r,S87 bush
els, or an avcrngo of HI2 bushels t
the acre and Is valued at $2,012,914
The county hud 11.4S9 acres In win
ter wheat, averaging 19.4 bushels tc
The village board of Kddyvllle ha
granted Andrew Sutherland n twenty
ho year franchise granting him the
light to conduct an electric lighting
by&tcm within tho town, nud has alsc
ordered that twelve street lights be
in-stalled at twelve principal cress
Bayard II. Paine, of Grand Island
has prepared his petition for ono ol
the nominations for district Judge and
will Die the same In the near future.
Tlicro are at present three- candidates
i r tho non-partisan nomination,
though It Is expected there will be
An agricultural short course will be
held at Allen Maich C to 10. This Is
the ilrst enture In a short course In
the community thus far. In addition
to the work by tho state workers acv
eial local features will ho added.
A concrete bridge of the latest style
of constiuctlnn will be erected over
the Platte rlcr at Kearney. It will
take the ph.co of the mile long wood,
en ttructure now spanning the river.
Application for stnto alii was mado
many months ago nnd not. until lately
lias the matter been acted upon by
.Too W. Leedham, editor of the
Gordon Joumnl. has announced his
candidacy for the repebllcan nomlna
Hon to the olllco of commissioner of
pithlle lands and buildings. Mr.
I.'-rulinm Is a student of the I'nlver
Pity of Nebraska and of Moininpsld
college nt Sioux City, and a native of
Hert Howard announces the sa'e of
tho Johnson County Journal-Tribunal
of Tecumseh, to Charles D. Iilauvcli
of Arapahoe. Mr. Howard ha baen
Interested In tho paper for scvera'
years. Mr. Blnuvolt has previously
lie"n in the newspaper business at
rnpnhnc, selling his paper, the Mir
ror last fall.
The bmalle.it known human mother,
Mrs. Uolletta noyken, nnd her two
children are In Fremont for a vllt
with relatives. Mrs. Boyken, whr
was a former Fremont girl, weigh?
only thirty-six pounds and is twenty
seven inches high. Her parents and
brothers are normal sized. The little
4-year-old son of Mrs. Boyken Is
larger than his mother.
Cltv Health Commissioner Council
of Omaha announced that he Intends
to employ several additional physl
clans as assistants In the health do
pa! tment duilng the prevalenco of
Boirlot feer. These are to check up
'sust Irion" cases, follow up quaran
tines and aid In lespectl-m of place-,
ol pub'le gathering. There aro nnuiy
thrvso hundred cases In the city at
Petitions were circulated placing
tho nemo of Sonator A. D. Spencer of
BuniHton In nomination for tho repub
lican nomination for benator from tho
Fourti enth Senatorial district, com
prl Ing the counties of Gago and Paw
neo, Both elevators at Plymouth have
'lorn tuin'ng away grain the past fow
day-, owing to the shorti'gn of cars.
The r- cent raise In priced has had a
tendency to bring In the grain nnd
there is much complaining over this
Mrs. Carollno L. Johnson, 90 years
old, widow or the lato Wlllli'in John
son, and a real Daughter of ho Rev
olution, perhaps tho only remaining
ono in tho stato, died at Hastings.
Contractu on tlueo new stato-ald
bridges nio to bo opened soon. At
Sutherland, over Platto river, cost
limit, $22,000; lrnpth. R10 feet. At
Gretna, over Klkhorn; cost limit,
52n,0O3; length, 300 feet. At Schuy
ler, over Platto river; cost llm't,
15,000; repalrB to stool bridge now
standing, 1,050 feet long, nnd 700 rV-t
r.ddltlonal of now steel ws.
A Young Wniniiii.' v.hlsll.in nsso
rlallon lias been organised at Hast
lugs. The orgcnlidtlon has tttartcd
off with a membership of ueaily two
Plnlnvlew will soon have a t'anio
gle library. The Carnegie board has
allowed the funds for the building
and the city council has passed an or
dinance to support It
Omaha was selected as the place
of tho Ilrst annual t hlbltlon of rec
ord swine, b ropiest ntatives of the
National Swine Growers association,
who met in Chicago recently.
I). J. Wllbcrton of Pllgor sent bis
Ilrst herd of fat stock, consisting of
forty head, averaging over 1,250
pounds, to the South Omaha market
the other day and got tho top price
A. L. Mohlor, president of the Un
ion Paollic railroad, who wts hoi lulls
ly injured when ho fell on tho Ice
while bkatlng at Oninha, Is much liu
proved and Is o.pceted to bo about
Henry Hrackban was burned to
death nt his home twmty miles' south
east ot Yoik as a result of the explo
sion of tlio contents or a can of kero
sene with which he was starting tho
The McPhorson county board hns
ordered n special election for April
18. to vole on tho pioposltlon to Issu
bonds to tho amount of 151,000 for the
construction of a now court house
William Fisher of Beatrice was
killed at the homo of his sister,
Mrs. Henry Synoves, residing on n
farm near Belleville, Kas., being
caught in tho fly wheel of a threshing
Directors ot tho Mid-West Itetall
Implement Dealers association, nfter
tho annual convention at Omaha, de
cided to hold the next convention
nlso In Omaha, the dates to bo De
cember 0, 7 and S, 1910.
Several hundred delegates are x
pocted to attend tho annual state con
vention of the Y. M. C. A. at York
February IS, 19 and 20, according to
ofllclals of the state association who
are busy with plans for tho meeting.
Two banks In Harlan county paid
their taxes under protest pending tho
supreme court decision on tho valid
Ity or the new- law that supersedid
tho Smith mortgage- tax law which
nernilttod hanks to escape taxation
on their capital stock.
Machinery of all kinds for mixing
concroto will bo In operation, turning
out tho various kinds of useful nnd
ornamental articles made of this ma
terial, at the tenth annual Midwest
Cement show to bo held in Omaha
February ?9 to March 4.
Cloik of tho Platto county district
court, C. M. Gruenther, as rofereo,
sold nt public jilt at I he court house
In Columbus, in tho neighborhood of
the hundred ncres or Platto county
land, at an average price of $i:!5 per
All iccords for a single month's hoc
receipts at tho South Omaha Block
market were broken In Jnnunry. The
previous record month for hog re
ceipts was February, 1912, when Hi"
receipts for that month totulr-d
ir.9,0:!2 head. The total for last
month Is nearly 100,000 head.
Nebraska health ofllocrs at their
annual conference In Omaha Indorsed
a proposed Nebraska law for cmbln
lug the pure food, hotel inspection
and various other health movements
under ono bead. Tho bill, to be in
troduced In the next legislature, will
nUn ca'l for a sanitary suney of thf
stute. More than 100 Nbrnska town
woro represented by th"lr health otll
Tho city manager plan Is being nd
vooatod by ninny residents of Beatrice
nt tho present t'me. Beatrice was th
first Nebraska city to adopt the com
mission form of government, and the
?nme Interests behind this move, arc
behind tho city manager plan. It If
suggested ns tho city election Is np
preaching, throo men enter tho race
for tho commission who will consent
to serve without pny.
Tourteen thousand acres of Irrlcnt
ed land aro ready for entry In thr
North Platte project and nppllcat out
may bo mado at the Alltanco land o'
flee up to March 24. Drawings will
iKi hold later, according to an on
nounccment by tho United States In
teilor department. Tho dopnrtnnnt
says that tho farms will contain from
forty to eighty ncre ramie, and tha
honioslenders will find nenrly no.nor
lores nlteady In cultivation In tho vl
slnlty nnd tho land Is In tho center
of n rapidly grow.ng country.
O. G. Smith of Konrney, director ol
tho Stxito Fair association nnd prom
inent stock raiser, filed his petition to
be placed on the republican primary
ballot as a oandldute for senator from
tho dlstr'ct comprising Sherman,
Kearney and Buffalo counties.
Kdwnnl Varner, editor of the Ad
nms Globe, Is tho champion trapnho!
of Nebraska, according to the ofllclal
ftioragoB of tho Iutcr-Stato Trap
Shooting association recently Is-uod,
Ills nvciago for tho 2,f,90 targets shot
at duilng tho your was 92 per cent.
A dividend of 10 por cent was de
clared at the annual mooting of the
Wymoro Farmers Lumber, Coal and
Grain company held at Beatrice. The
organization has 150 Ftookliolders.
It has bopn decided by tho Burling
ton Biillroad company to renew con
struction as soon as weather condi
tions mnko It possible- upon tho dial
co cutoff. Work wns temporarily sus
pended In 1915 on account of tho un
usuul financial conditions throughout
the country. It ts tho Intention now
to complete tho lino at au curly a date
THE NEW SEED LAW
BOME OF ITS PROVISIONS
PLAINED OY THE FOOD
FREIGHT EARNINGS DECLINE
Items of General Interest Gathered
from Reliable Sources Around
the State House.
Wetilorii NeuiMtr Union New Siirvlco.
liifiu nut lou regarding tho now seed
law is being given out by Food Coin
mlssionei' llurniau and toutalns burnt1
Infoi mat lou interesting to those who
are ounce tod with tho handling of
forage seed. The infoi million is us
Tho last legislature repassed the
pure seed law bo that now it Is a
separate law, but with tho exception
of a fow minor amendments, contaiiiH
tho same provisions as the old law.
Tho prlneip.il reiiulremeuls of tho law
are as follows:
livery pane', package, or lot of
agricultural seeds as doliued In this
net, and containing ten pounds or more
offered or exposed for sale in tho stato
of Nebraska, for use within this state,
shall hae alllxed thereto, in n eon
slpouous phue, on the outside thereof,
distinctly printed In tho lOngllsh
language in legible type, not smaller
than eight point liotuy Gothic caps, or
plainly written, a statement certi
fying: First, name of seed
Full name nnd address of the seeds
man, tmpoiter, dealer or agent.
A statement of the purity of tho
seed contained, specifying tho kind
R. D. WINDHAM
of Plnttsmouth, elected president of th
Nebraska Tcrrltorl.il Pioneer associa
tion at its recent session In Lincoln.
and percentage of Impurities. Pro
vided, that said seeds are below the
standard fixed in the net.
Locality where bcciI was grown
Bulletins will bo mailed upon re
quest, covering tho full text or tho
Samples or seed for analysis should
bo forwarded to the food, (hirg, dairy
and oil commission, Lincoln. Tho law
tlxcs a small thai go of 50 cents tor
making tho analysis or tho samplo of
seod, both ns to purity and germina
tion. Tho fee should accompany tho
On account of tho Bhortugo of Ne
braska alfalfa seed, nil persons pur
chasing this kind of seed should have
an analysis made as many states do
not havo pure seed laws and this seed
must necessarily como from other
states this year.
No Relatives on Pny Rolls.
Tho board ot control has announced
a defiuito future policy of not appoint
lug relntives ot superintendents of
stato Institutions to positions on tho
puy roll ,a condition which Is now and
bus been quito prevalent throughout
Nebraska. Tho announcement wan
made following tho stand taken by Dr.
W. S. Fast, who wub roceptly trans
ferred from I lie Bcatrlco Institute for
focblo minded to tho state hospital at
Hastings, Dr. Fast declared that ho
would not appoint his wire to a posi
tion on tho pay roll. Sho luid never
served in any such capacity In tho
past at Beatrice.
Freight Earnings Show Decline.
As a result of tho resolution passed
by tho 19111 legislature, directing tho
stnto railway commission to order a
reduction in freight rates, tho revenues
of tho railroad companies on trnlllc
handled within the stato during tho
Ilscnl year ended Juno .10, 1915, fell off
somewhat, although the tonnage
bIiowb an Increase.
Tho railway commission oboyod tho
legislature's mandato by ordering cor
tain reductions that went Into effect
In Soptombor, 1911.
Tho nunibor of pounds of freight
handled on shipments within tho state
last year was 979,r,:w,C94, or 1C,;U7.000
moro than the previous year. Tho rail
roads' Income rrom tho trafllc was
2.a90.4fi4, or 5.147,000 loss than In tho
Tho nvorago rovenuo per hundred
weight during tho past fiscal your wns
24.fi cents nB compared with 28 I cents
tho prcced'ng annum. Tho nverago for
tho past eight ymrs has been 28 cents
por 100 pounds,
County treasurers of he stnto will
meet In annual session nt Omaha,
February 2T and 21
-f j . :m
Caused by Disease
Tho closo connection which exists
bctwoen tho heart nud tho kldnoys Is
well known nowadays. Au soon as
kldnoys aro diseased, arterial tension
la increased and the heart functions
are attacked. When the kldnoys no
longer pour forth waste, uremic poi
soning occurs, and the person dies nnd
tho cause is often given us heart dis
ease, or disease of brain or lungs.
It Is n good Insurnucu against such n
risk to send 10 cents for a largo trial
packago ot "Anurlc" tho latest dis
covery of Dr. Pierce. Also send a
sample of your water. This will too
examined without charge by expert
chomlsls nt Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Ho
tel, BufTalo, N. Y. When ou mifTor
rrom backache, froiiuont or scanty
urine, ihoumatlo pains hero or there,
or that constant tired, worn-out feel
ing, U'h tlmo to write Dr. Pierce, do
iicrlbo jour symptoms and get his
GIVING IT ALITTLE REST
Boarder's Explanation for Action With
Coffee Probably Failed to Ap
pease the Landlady.
In n Just-lilto-hnmo boarding hoitso
In n big city ono ol the young men
guests took n single sip of eolToe at
dinner and then placed the cup on the
table. Instantly the boarding mistress
began to take notice.
"What seeniB to bo the mutter. Mr
Smith?" she asked, throwing an In
quiring eye on the coffee.
"Nothing Is the mntter, Mrs, Jones,"
replied tho bonnier. "I was "
"Is that so?" caustically Interjected
tho boarding house mistress. "Then
why did you push that coffee from
"Well, If you must know, Mrs.
Jones," nnswerisl the young man, "the
poor coffee ts so weak that I am mere
ly giving It a Ilttlo rest." Philadelphia
In a school for feeble-minded chil
dren n haughty young teacher was ono
day counting out bur money, whilst
standing at her desk facing her class.
Presently ono of tho youngsters, who
had been watching tho proceedings
with undisguised Interest, broke out:
"Plonso, miss, Is them yer wugos?
Darting n glance ot Indignation at
tho Inqulsltlvo boy. sho remarked with
"Oh," said tho boy, with wldo-openod
oycB nnd mouth, "when does yo wark
Klslo Maude's face Is her rortuno.
Alice My dear, you mean mlsror
tuno, don't you? Judge.
With tho onward mnrch of civiliza
tion moro opportunities nrlso for men
to make Tools or themselves.
comes with proper training
which is right food.
If a child i3 to gain physically and expand mentally
certain vital mineral elements grown in the field
grains are imperative.
These elements, such a3 phosphate of potash, etc.,
are lacking in many foods, but abundantly supplied in
the famous pure food
Made of whole wheat and malted barley, Grape
Nuts with cream or good milk supplies well-balanced
nourishment not only builds up the growing child,
but repairs daily the wear and tear of body and brain.
Grape-Nuts has a delicious nut-like flavour is
specially processed for easy digestion and is alwaya
ready to eat direct from the package. Economical
convenient and makes for efficiency.
"There's a Reason" for Grape-Nuts
Sold by Grocers everywhere.
of the Kldncyt
mndlcal opinion, without charge b
Holutcly froo TIiIb "Anurlo" or Dr.
Plorco'a is :t7 times moro actlvo than
llthla, for It dissolves uric ncld In tha
system, no hot water does sugar.
Simply ask for Dr. Plerco's Anuria
Tablets. Thero enn bo no Imitation.
Kvery package of "Anurlo" la sure to
bo Dr. plorco'a. You will find tho sip
nnttiro on tho packago Just na you do
on Dr. Ploieo'n Favorlto Prescription,
the over-famous friend to riling
Worry Is n frequent cnuso and
sometimes n nyinplom of kldnoy dis
ease. Thousands havo tostlllod to im
mediate relief from theso symptom
nfter using Dr. Plerco's Anurlo Tublota
tor tho kldneyH nnd backnehe.
Dr. Pierce's Favorlto Proscription
makes weak women strong, sick
women well. No alcohol. Sold in
tablets or liquid.
LIKED CHRISTMAS IN A JUG
Colored Man Could See No Reason
Why He Should Be Deprived of
"Tho olllcer tells me ho found you
In nn nlloy off Decatur btreet, aslcop
- and under the Influence or strong
drink This Jug wns at your sldo.
llan you anything to Htiy7"
Judge BroylcB glanced over soveroljr
nt tho short, thick-sot negro, aud
"Chi 1st mas, Jedgo," wan tho reply.
"But you had boon drinking, Ham."
"Yes yes I know but that Is o
way to celebrato."
The negio grinned.
"Dat's er mattah ob chlco, Jodge,
ho observed. "Somo liken tor put fun
nies on trees, an some likes tor rood
dlo rouu' In hot mlnco pies, nn' some
sort ob fnvorn lovln' under do mlsslo
toes, but me Jedgo my Idcar ob
Christians comes in do Jug. Yo' cain't
blamo mo fer bavin' a chlco, kin yuT"
Case and Comment.
(Juentln, age four, could not talk
plainly. Ho recently received oome
uionoy nud told that he might spend
It for something useful. Ha roturnod
homo with a small magnet.
"What did you buy?" tho fathe
"A mag'ot," tho lad replied.
Tho next evening, In tho parlor,
Qucntln bocamo restlosB and encour
aged his brothers and Bisters to be
"You children aro Just llko mag
gots this evening," tho mothor ox
"Weil," Interrupted Qucntln. "I
guess wo aro. Wo can pick up things.
Men toll moro lion about thou?
weight than womon do, about tholi
-a most vital factor in
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