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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 19, 1920)
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RED CLOUD. NEBRASKA. AUGUST 19. 1920
F SO WHY NOT
come in and see
our useful and
beautiful lines of first
class silverware, casseroles
and cut glass?
Something to have for a
lifetime and to be apprec
iated as long as you live.
We have purchased the
BEST merchandise the
market affords and you
are assured of reliable
JJ V have just received some
fiinc engraved wedding rings
J. C. MITCHELL
Farmers Union Annual
Picnic, Thursday, Sept. 2
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dent of tho State Farmers Union.
Sumo of the important topics of tho
day will bo discussed by these men. A
basket dinner will be another fe lit tire
of the day. The program will begin nt
I0:li0 u. in.
Many Visit Johnson-Auld
and Starke Stock Farms
Tho Farm Bureau Tour conducted
by County Agent Fanch, (scheduled,
for Tuesday afternoon of this week at.
traded many interested citizens from
this city, as well as many farmers and
stockmen from the surrounding terri.
Two farms wore visited. Tho Olnr
enco Johnson ranch southwest of Guide
ltock was tho llrst stop Here a judg
ing demonstrntlou was given and a
very interesting and instructive talk
made by Howard Grumlich, head if
the Anliiml Husbandry Department of
the University of Nebraska, ou bcof
cattle. Mr...Tohuson and his partner,
Win. Auld, of this city, aro establish,
ing a herd of Scotch Shorthorn that
will bo tho flucst in tho state. Mr.
Johnson's tine herd of thoroughbred
Duroe hogs wore on exhibition and at
traited considerable attention.
The Starlco ranch, owned by Chris
and Win. Starke, four miles east at
l'ed Cloud was tnon visited. Here M.
N. Lawrits-on pave tho judging demon
stration and delivered an instructive
talk on the dairy industry. The cent
or of attraction of the Starke herd was
tho champion cow of the bt ate, both on
milk and butter, no cow having ever
before held n record nu both mill; and
Those from this city, visiting these
farms were, V D. Bdscu, l' W. Cow
den, Mrs. V. A Sherwood, Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Whltakcr, Mr. and Mrs
Max Mtzer, W. G. Hamilton, H. 0.
Letson, PI S. (iarber, Dr. Damerolland
County Agent Henry Fuusch.
Mayor Amnck called tho Council
Thursday, September 2nd is the date together in special session on Monday
set for the Farmers' Union Annual , evening with nil members present.
County Picnic, which will bo held in Tho following proposition, submit
tho MoBridc grove, south of Cowles. ted in person by J. B. Watts, relative
The committee in cliargo aro making to tho sale of tho paving bonds, after
an effort to have it an enjoyable affair duo consideration was favorably ap
f or those who attend A program of, proved by tho Council, with the ox
music, readings, etc., has been arrang ception of Alderman Hoffman and tho
cd. Two prominent speakers have Mayor and Clerk instructed to sell tho
been secured; U. S. Congressman W. ' bonds on those terms:
B. Andrews and C. H. Gustafson, pros!-1 "Mr. Watts, of tho Watts Construc
tion Company, speaking for the Fidel
ity National Bank & Trust Company
of Kansas City, Missouri, hereby
makes tho following offer:
"Wo hereby bid you tho sum of
$1:30,000.00 for the $10,000.00 ipsuc
of bonds of District 2, 3 and 1 in tho
City of Bed Cloud. Tho City of Red
Cloud agrees to pay G per cent of the
above to tho Fidelity National Bank
& Trust Company as attorney foes,
cost of examination and commission.
Mr. Watts agrees to assume 2li per
cent of tho G per cent. The above
bid io based upon tho abstract or
history being approved by the attor
neys of the above Fidelity National
Bank & Trust Company. This is a
flat offer and tho accrued interest is
included in the sale price as above."
Mr. Watts also submitted a copy of
a telegram, received by him, from C.
R. Fulton, in which Mr. Fulton told
of advising Red Cloud to accept the
Before adjourning the Council
unr.nimour.ly voted to purchase a now
Fairbanks-Morse Exciter 10 K. W. for
Why Not Jewelry
The Appreciated Gift
A PPRECIATED because
in Jewelry you can always
find something that will exact
ly please the taste of the
Whether you want to make it a token of
sincere affection, or a remembrance of some
courtesy shown, or a substantial reward for
a service for which you can pay in no other
way your requirements may be served here.
AT RED CLOUD
rcj ciuuj Jeweler and Optometrist Ncbrskn
ONE HUNERED YEARS
UNDER THE BIG TENT
RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA-
THE BIG FEATURE PLAY
The Little Girl from a Big City
A STORY OF THE WHITE SLAVE TRAFIC
The Man From Arkansas
Prices 25c and 50c War Tax Included
Special Matinee Saturday 3 p. m. Any Seat 25c
PON'.T MISS THIS THE
s TREAT OF THE SEASON
Dcath Calls Pioneer Citizen
Saturday, August 14th, Mrs. O.rulinc
Kcngle, one of Xcbruskn pioneer olti-
7.p ut, passed away nt the homo of her
! granddaughter. Mrs, Win." Shannon,
southwest of this city.
The deceased was born in England,
February 10, 1S.10 and was over 81 years
old. She was onc of the early hettlors
of this county having ciuue here uboijt
.'J3 years ago, For several yonrs sho
resided in this city but of lute had
been making her home with her grand
daughter. Her husband proceeded her
to the irraro several years oro. Sho
leaves to mourn her demise, six sons
mid five daughters.
Funeral services weio conducted
from the Methodist church in this city
Monday afternoon, with Rev. 11. W.
Cope in charge. Interment was made
in tho city ormetery.
DIG REDUCTION IN WAK .
RISK RATES IS LIKELY
Washington, D. C. Likelihood of the
reduction of rates on war risk insur
ance hold by former soldiers is peon
by ofllcials hero, as a result of tho
good health of tho ox-scrvico men. At
present they arc dying only about ono
third as fast ns the average death
rate, and tho Government is finding
out that tho already low rates aro
more than sufficient to cover tho risk
on tho former soldiers. With mortal
ity rates only about 10 per cent of
normal, it is believed tho insurance,
rates can bo cut nearly ono hnlf. Of
ficials ascribe the good health Yccp.ds
of the men to their youth and the
training and care they received in
Drunks Comedians opened a week's
i cngngemont hero Tuesday to a crown
which tested the capacity of tho large
tent. Tho play. "Keep To The Rijrht"
was one wh'ch made a dorp impul
sion on all present. Tho part.- wire
well taken by tho different nvmbors
of tho company.' Now "nappy, up-to-the-minute
vaudeville between the
acts was enjoyed by all. The com
pany is one of tho best over seen hove
and while this is their first visit wo
hope it will not bo the last. On Fri
day night tho big feature play, "A
Little Girl In A Dig City" will be
presented. It deals with the White
Slave traffic as it exists in our largo
'cities today, hiding nothing but tell
ing the truth as it really is. Satur
day night a swell comedy, "The Man
From Arkansas" will bo tho play. On
Saturday a special matinee will be
given nt ii p. m. at which time the
admission will be 25c to all.
Louie Schultz of Omaha arrived in
tho city Saturday to visit his mother,
Mrs. A. Schultz.
The Red Cloud ball team went to
Inavalo Sunday afternoon where they
crossed bats with tho Inavale team.
Inavajc.won tho game by a score of
G to B.t A largo number from here
attendej the game.
At nTnecting Friday evening of the
Red Cloud Post No. 238 of tho Ameri
can Legion Attorney II. S. Foe and
A. B. McArthur were elected dele
gates to attend the state convention
at Hastings, August 20, 27 and 28,
and C. M. Sherwood and Harry Yost
were elected alternate delegates.
have been manufactured.
McPhail Pianos are built of
the best materia! and along
lines of proven correctness
by workmen of long ex
perience. The men who build McPhails are not
boys or cheap drifting labor, but are men who have
grown gray in the service of the House of McPhail.
McPhail workmen take pride in the pianos whiclft,.
they are building and the result of their pride a?.d
skill is the McPhail piano, musically and mechanic
Come in our store and hear a McPhail
piano before you purchase an instrument
for your home.
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