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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 12, 1918)
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A Newspaper That (lives The News Fifty-two Weeks Each Year Far 11.50
HE1) OL.OUD, NEBRASKA. lUStjEM I5ER lJ, 1JMS.
Interest on the First Liberty Loan 3 I -2 per
cent Bonds will be clue December 1 5th.
Cut off your coupons and bring them in and
we will cash same for you free of charge.
Parties owing taxes in Jewell or Smith
Counties, Kansas, may call at this bank
and pay same.
Web&er County Bank
Capital and Surplus $35,000
Edward Florance, President
Red Cloud, Nebraska.
S. R. Florance, Cashier
Christmas Buy in
While the assortment is good, All
oC us look forward to Christmas
with that feeling of relief which is
the Heritage of the Collossal tasks
accomplished, but there are many
conditions which PEACI$ exacts
anc none of us must ignore them.
One for immediate consideration
still more emphatically expressed is
SHOP EARLY AND
BUY SOMETHING USEFUL
We have a full line of Useful Gifts from the small in Price to
the more Valuable Gifts which arc carried in a
Come in and we will be glad to show you and help you
SELECT YOUR GIFT
Open Day and Night
AT OUR CAFE
Powell & Pope
Youth Answers Call
Two Deaths Overseas
Everybody loves tho ohll iron, anil
when one of thorn Is c tiled fniiti thu
put It of myrttil life everybody grioves,
There tuo no words adequate to pie
turn the sonow of loving parents ttnd
Knit It offers thu only pimlblu cousin
hit Ion to look through clouds id grlof
with eyes of faith mid Itnow that the
niibiilllud soul litis (rone s-ifely to ItH
celestial homo will aid und sustain un
til time shall have softened tlm blow
With these Henttinunts and this
sympathy nt heart wo elironielu the
pas-dug of Joseph Glen 1M wards, only
Hon of Mr. mid Mrs. ,1. II. Kdwtuos, of
The boy was born nt Clurenue, Mo.,
After-effects of dlseusa Incident to
childhood left him in delicate health
and bis patents moved to Montana in
hope that the change of cllmat" would
be benelli'lul. Atioill two ye trs ago
they came to lied Cloud whoio they
liuve stnoe resided, Mr. Edwards nt
pi csent being engaged us manager iu
the creuinory depaitinent of the Farm
ers Union Co-operative Company.
.loseph Uleit entered sohool, passing
the (Trades with honor, became it mem
ber of the M. 12. Sunday Sohool and
took great interest in the Boy Scolds
of which he was an active member
under Scoutmaster 1-2. M Cgo. lie
was without question one of the lino
boys of the coujinuuity and qualifying
Sor a bright and promising career.
But it few dujs ago he was stiiokeu
witli the prevalent malady which de
veloped pneumonia and pioved too
much for the ft ail body to resist.
Deatli cume Friday noon, despite all
that could be done by skilled hands
ami loving hcaits
Besides the father and mothor, two
sistets, his grandparents and other
relatives mouin irreparable loss.
Kuueral services wore hold from tho
lesidence itt 2 o'clock, Sunday, Dee.
Gth, Hov. J. L. Heebo in charge, Iluuuti
fill lloral offerings weie evidence of
tho love and esteem ho enjoyed. Se
lect muMo was furnished by Messis
Hush and (Jotting and Misses Honor
and Henderson. '
lutei meiit was in Ked Cloud ceme
tery. The Silent Reaper
Mrs liny Vim Oiinau, daughter of
Mis Heiberi Ludlow, of this city,
answered the bnal summons at her
home In Hardy, bitturduy morning
Dei'. 7th, 1018, utter a brief illness
Bcitha Helen linker was born in
Montgomery county, Iowa, Mturh Mil,
When five years of ago sliC came
witli her parents to Beatriuo, Neb.,
and later to Hod Cloud where she giew
to young womanhooi and won a wide
circle of stuunch friends.
.She was man led to Guy Van Oimtin
Nov !ith, 100., und tlioy afterward
lived at llostwlulc and at Hardy,
Three children and tho bereaved
husband mourn the loss ofxii loving
mothor and good wife.
Her mother, six sisteis and no
bi other, and other I datives lire uriiong
those rovioii9ly saddened by the sud
The remains were brought lioro and
fuuorul servicos were held fiom thu
Ludlow home, Hov .1. L lluebe in
uharge, Beautiful lloral offerings
evinced tho sympathy of many friends.
Music was furnished by Mr. and Mrs.
X, 1! Hush, Miss llotidersou and Mr.
Intel inuiit was in Uod Cloud cemetery.
The community was shocked by
news of tho death of Chits, Powell,
who is leportod "killed in action, Sept.
lDth." "Uhlc," as ho was familiarly
called, was n brother of Oliver Powell
of tho firm of Powell & Pope in this
ulty, and hud a ho-t of friends lieio.
His Inline was nt N'oluigh, Neb , and
it 1h but a short 'time 3 months
since he left to join tho war service.
Mr. iitul Mrs. Oliver Powell went to
Noleigh Saturday night for u visit
with the bereaved patents, who are
prostruted by the sad news which, for
some rt'HSon failed to itrtivo until af
ter win had ceased and they wero hap
py lit Hie expectation of "Chic's" safe
Attention! Red Cross Notice
Mrs. Clias. Wilson, formerly Dorothy
Potter, leceived a message from thu
war department Tuesday conveying
the .sad news that her husband had
died oveiseas from effects of Spanish
iulkiient. No pnrticulars wore given
The entire community extends syinpn
thy to the bcieaveil.
Death of a Soldier
Word was received at luiiVHle.this
week announcing the death of Harold
Wilson, a brother of Mrs. Clarence
Burgess. He hud been in the service
of Un;b Sam tor some time, and, was
"somewhere in lVauce" at the time of
his death which was from pneumonia
following an attack of "llu." The be
reaved rolntlvo- have tho sympathy of
the entire comtninlty.
Death of' Former Resident
From tho Gillette News we reprint
account of the death of Ceo. P Smith,
who resided here piovlous to his re
moval to Wyoming
(Jeorgo I) Smith was born nt To
uuiuseh,' Nebiaska, January 11th, 1331,
and died ut Casper, Wyoming, Novem
ber, ID, 1018, of pneumonia, resulting
from tho "Flu".
Mr Smith came to Wyoming from
Neluaska three yeais ago und took a
homestead south of town. Ho went to
Casper j'nst a week previous to his
d.mth to woik in the oil fields during
The body of t'io deceased was brought
to Gillette on last Wednesday and
tunoral services under tho uii'-pices of
the I O. O V. were conducted on
Thut'Mluy. Tho lemalns were laid to
Vest in the Gillette cemetery.
Chas. Smitli of Lusk, Winming, mid
William Smith of Sutherland, Nebras
ka, besides their brother Al, who lives
south of town wire hero for tho funer
al. Deceased was held in Hie highest
esteem by all who know him and the
community cannot but help feel a
heavy loss in the deatli of this highly
Le Fontenay's Recital Proves
Ever since the first phonograph was made, music lovers
have looked forward to the day when this wonderful in
vention would be perfected when it would reproduce the
human voice with such exactness that tho reproduction
. would be just as real as tho actual voice it reproduced.
3V e vvWim "MDetovesta "ttv I
ODETTE LE FONTENAY
Distinguished French Soprano
GRACE FREEMAN, The Noted Violinist
proved conclusively that the genius Edison really has in
irmifnH nn incl rtimnnl tlmf fnHilla nvni-v vrwirJiinn onrl
every requirement of tho most exacting and cultured
music critics. Those noted artists saiig ancj played with
Tk NEW EDISON
"The Pnonograph with a Soul"
and demonstrated that this wonderful instrument not
merely reproduces but actually RE-CREATES all forms
of music. No talking machine of any kind can pass this
Own a New Edison. Have this entrancing music
right in your own home. We gladly will serve you.
E. H. NEWH0USE
Jeweler and Optometrist
Chief ads Pay You
Work for Red Uloudand Auxiliaries
lias arrived and woik rooms both lit
com t house und Library will bo open
on regular days next week. ,
V orlc is urgf ul and should bo ci u
pi iJ ut i .m All worl.tr uige.l to
b t IVbl'IH
U. F. Cuiiui, Chapter Ciiu .man
Hilling-., Mont., Nov. US, IU1S
Mr. Al Smitli,
Dear Friend: The telegram an
nouiiuiug the s.ul news of the death of
our brother Geotgo received. It oamo
us a shock, to us all in we thought
George was abimt the healthiest and
strongest until in the country.
While wo huvrt lots of friends we al
ways considered George one nt our
best. Ho coitainly was u llltuablo fol
low and not only did we like him as v.
worker and a loyal fellow but our
folks all liked huu personally.
We are glad th it you wired us and
regiet Hint owing to bad weather con.
ditlons and the amount of Mukness in
thu country we cannot uttond thu
Hoping tills finds your family well
and that you arc getting in butter
health, we remain,
Snundeis Brothers Lumber Co.,
W, . SAUMlKIls,
Tho editor is in leceipt of u veiy in-
i foresting letter fiom M. K. Qulgluy
detailing his experiences since loaUng
I Hod Uloud It will appear In a later
ssue of the Chief,
Get YOUR GROCERY Supplies of
Christmas Candies, Fresh Cookies
Full Supply of Pecans
All Kinds of Nuts
Canned Goods Fine Apples
Everything in Groceries
A Few Pieces of Fine Hand-painted China
Mr. andlMrs. I
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