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A Newaftaacr That 6Ues The Hens Fifty-two Weeks Each Year Far 11,50
RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, NOVEMBER II, 11118.
Peace Dawns On A Happy, Joyous People!
FIRST NEWS COMES AT 3 A. M. MONDAY
Later Messages Verify Early Report and Entire Country
Spends the Day in Rejoicing. Red Cloud Celebrates Today
ay up for a raiiiy day.
H pocket isoflen spent on the sptirSo'i the
moment, while you think twice before
drawinc on your bank account. The oftc a1 .. ,, ;
sure way to save money is by rJepoSiting it in "
a responsible bank., That is the only way to , w -J
prevent it from burning holes tn your, pocket.; xaXSi
ij Webster County Bank
Capital and Surplus $35,000
Edward Florance, President
Red Cloud, Nebraska.
S. R. Florance, Cashier
ROY SAT TLEY
Licensed Embalmer in
Kansas and Nebraska
Complete Line of Up-to-date
Furniture, ugsf Etc.
Derivation of "Major."
Mnjor, lllco ninynr, la fnim tlio Lat
in word major, greater, the company
tlve of mngnus, great. The French
for the snme adjective is innjour, tho
Italian nwgplore; mnyor, by the way,
U the Spnnlsh form. A mnjor la
"$reatcr" thnn a cnptaln, but less than
lieutenant colonul. flo la the lowest
field officer. '
Railway for Gunpowder Only.
In ono of the western Htnte.s there
Ik u llttlu railway, tile one purposo of
which Is to transport Riinpowder from
tluj maRiizlneTto tho packing houst.
Tho two llttlo cars, drawn by n real
curiosity of nn engine, are scarcely
larger thun delivery wugons.
Hed Cloud citizens were aroused at an early hour Monday morning by
continuous blowing of whistles at the power house and r.iilrond station, de
noting that Germany had signed the armistice.
"Germany has surrendered."
Comprehension of what this means is almost impossible.
The finite mind finds difficulty in grasping the import of this message
and pen fails to give adequate record of its magnitude.
Time has grown from weeks into months from months into years, tilled
with harrowing messages from a cannoumlcd country. A country black
with smoke, red with blood, where danger lurked 'nenth every bush and
Death stalked rampant o'er the plains.
It is hard to realize that the cannon mar is silenrid, that the smoke
has rolled away, that blood has ceased to Hou, that dangers are oercome and
the shadow of war-death is hanNhcd.
It requires elTort to sejise the fact that desperate warfare has ended
in glorious idory.
We here at home, who have not seen the carnage, who have not faced the
flying bullets, who have not dared dentil In the struggle lor liberty, can never
know what in its full import this mesbage means to the heroes who hae.
We have waited and listened, aidingr'as we might; they have struggled
through hell urn! ventured to the very gateways of heat en demanding vie
torious peace. 'J
We have labored and desired; they hne fought and achieved.
God metes success to those who battle lor a rightous cause.
France cast bread upon the waters and alter almost a century and a half
it returns to her many fold, America has paid her debt. A brotherhood
of nations grows, to live as long a. time. ,
Itul Cloud celebrates, todaj, with a gnat feast lice to all who come.
The passing hours are given oer to addressed, music and unstinted re
joicing. There ure rings to the right of us, fugs to the It'll of us, (lagi o'er
our heads floating Iree to the breeze. '
We celebrate the dawn of a new era.$
An ei'n in which the hrctl'crruoil .of ni.in shall lie fucond onlj to tho
Knthethood of God. . '
Two monu'iiloiiB dates hno been .nddiel to.historj's galaxy of stnrs.
Apiil 2nd, 1917, Coiigrebj, dirl.ircd war'irn tierr.inny.
l November llth, 1018, Prescient WIIsou'mM 'before the nmo repreuenln
tie assembly and in n thrilling half-hour mh'refls depicted the peace terms
and officially notified Congress thai
"TIII3 WAK TUTS COMICS TO AN IJNI)." .
In tho comparatively breif pvriod of one year seven months and live days
President Wilson, representing the people of these United Elates, hits trod
in upright glory through (an epoch without n prototype.
His face is furrowed, his hair grayed by the tremendous strain, hut his
soul is strong 'neath the hurdeiyyhia spirit proud in; success. .
Jlonor'to him,' to the armies! to. (he people of 'America, through whose
efforts the turmoil is halted, Ihc, din of war ceased.,.
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A3 an echo from alar down the corridors of time we hear the sweet re
"Peace on earth, Goodwill to men." B. -
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Of the more than 2,000,
000 people who have at
tended the Edison Tone
Tests not one has been
able to distinguish be
tween the voice of the
Artist and that of the
That's pretty convincing
t vidence, isn't it? Tr tty
xound proof of our csser
tion that the New Edison
does actually Re-Crcato
hi all its pristine splendor
the voice of the Hvinil ar
tist. Thirty groat stars have
appeared in these tests,
have ' sung in direct com
parison with the instrument
and have challenged the
audience to detect any
difference between the two
renditions. Of the more
than 12.000.000 listeners not
one could distinguish when
the singer's voice ceased
and the instrument con
There is but ono instru
ment whichvhas ever been
subjected to this searching
ordeal. There is but one
meet it. An(p that is the
instrument ol! musics Re-Creation.
Blfl W r.
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The Phonograph With a Soul
E. H. NEWH0USE
. . ., JEWELER and OPTOMETRIST
C. B. & Q. Watch Inpctor
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