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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 7, 1920)
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THE COUNTY'S POPULATION
Tho following furnislicd by the De
partment of Comnicrco Bureau of the
Census, Washington, gives Webster
county's preliminary announcement of
population, subject to correction, as
per the Kouilcenth census:
1020 1010 1900
3 10,022 12,008
Cat 'in .on
! ,tii m
i Co h Product
' Itvluiling Cowloa
i ' VII me
I Glenwood Prc-
icinct, Inclu- ,
, ding Blndcn
808 1,0 1
Guide Hock Pre
ing Guide Hock
I D10 G12
' Pleasant Hill
i -2ii orn
' cinct, Including
Blue Hill VH-hre-
Hod Cloud Pro- ' ,1
rir. t, Inelud- .
in j," Kl Cloud , '"
2,104 4 2,829
I 1 .'170 .139
i Wiu'on Village
155 -19 1
Blue Hill Vil- '
Guide Bock Vil- -,
' Gil GOO
, Bed Cloud
1 1,856 1.G8G
X The Strang
TqI lie Ladles and Gentlemen. Electors
ti Vtbstcr I'otwty, Nebraskiu
As ii uutiiTUtiito for thqntllco of Coun
ty Judge, I solicit your support regard
less nt party alllUutlou I have no
other Im-iiiess of any kind, and havo
ben and expect to iluvotu tny time
and thought to tho duties of tho olllce
She county court has otlglnal and
exclusive jui is lictlun in nil matters of
probato and in many instances compli
cated lot: til questions arise, -and it saves
time and money to got them settled
right, in the tlit Instance, without ap
pcaN or further litigation.
Veiy few enses have bi'on appealed
from tint county eouit iluiing my ti-nn
of ollloe, and that icenr-d speaks for it
suit, 1 h'U lUHhlug no claim to sopor
lor legal acumen or intulligeiice, liiit 1
have been milting an earnest effort to
anivo at a just deoMon lit every ease
that has been trit'd in my eoutt, ami I
invito iiircstfeatliiti of my record by
thoe'eetor of tho county.
1 have given you my bokt ondeavoi
to expedite bushiest", and togi-te.Ute-
settled and rinsed, and the' property
.unsigned to thoke who ur entitled to
Ml, in the shortest pogslbhi time, and
with only neutusKry e;;pcna, and if re-
e'eeted to this ollloi my tlmu and at-
Unit 'ii will be demoted exclusively to
tlio ( 'tiiduct of lt tt'air, and I ro
1 t ''ully solicit tho vote uud Support
! t l ly (piHlified elector.
A. 1). RANNEY.
Baptist Church Notes
Preaching at 11 n. in.
Sunday School at 10 n. m
The Ladies Aid Society will meet
with Mis. X. .M. Green Kiidny aftei
noon at S::iO Supper will he sorved
Irotn r to 8 to which you are invited,
Tho Study Uentor meets in Blue Hill
ut'Jtt. m., liedCloud'ion. in., and in
Guide Roolc at 1 p. m., October 0th.
EtUft Ducker, Couuty Superluteudent.
X By PERCIVAl. BROOKS
i'O IDK VV'iii in N" Jin;.! I'mmi
"Coiiir lnmio. ' wioti' Walter Imnn'ii
inily loving wife. "We im mm-;
mt mind n to your fullim- In IwN
tprlnjt tliltign they are good rnouglj
n they arc, n long tin we ni to
gether." -. "Dinti little Tvomnii!" ctittiitiil tliu
,.rpelplnt of the letter and lilt lirnr:
nttrtiKHl nnil lioTue. peor it It v'n
wined a line iirrhonlnjt haven at ihn:
Hard as Nellie nnd he litul iv-u-lv-l
mi the llttlr ten acre pntrli of grnutnl
lit the limit- of Weston, Ibe.v, wiiutil
up at the end of in-cry year hi debt.
Tlit'.v hud rnouah to rut and tlmi uni
nhntit nil. There were two little elill.
, (li-en. however, l-'nther and inolluT
did not mind wearing old ineinli-1
clothes, hut they deplored their In
ahlllty to dresa their rhlldren as tlioi
of their nulithbor were uttlred.
"If wo only had a little capltnl t.i
Invest In feillller and the mnehln-T?
to do real fiinnlntr. I wouldn't rn'l
the kliiK my hrnther," Walter had
erted strenunusl,v. "Why, tin- M
MltmipK nnd rocks routed nut and it
our given to prrpnrlng the hun! foi
real eiiltlvntlon, and I'd show von
But they never .vet had the money
or tlw time to carry nut Walter's plan.
It vvns ccrtnlnly practicable, for otln
ers with tnonvjind ninde grand uc
eeses. S. Imrdeticd with debt and
(he prospect aheiul more forlorn and
unpromising tlnn over, Waller hml
held a serious eoiHiiltntlon with Nellie.
"I l:now no trade." lie confi-sed,
"The elty Is probably crowded with
Just such unnceesful and disappoint,
od fellows as myself, but It must offer
some opportunities to a willing man."
lie hud come to Alton, n tbrlvln;
little elty. to tr.y his luelc. Threi
week entnesi effort to peiire vvi.r';
weni ror prnnieniiv nntnins. lie grew
hnnicHlck for the wife and tlu llttlii
mies." He prole o to Nellie. Tim
fiimwer In hi let'er doeldidhlm. Ill
spent two hour nt du-k trollIn;
nhpiit the streelH thinking It all nvei;
and lleehled Jo s'nrt bark for hotnij
the next morn'ne. There enme a slight
sprinkle of rain and. as he wore lit i
best suit of clothing, Walter stepped
baelc Into the entrance of n hroa
doorway Just alxive a fnshlonable re.
taurant. "Supper rooms' uptalr." Ikj
read on an Illuminating globe and It
made him think- of home, for hN prn
ender for the day had been light.
ITo had hut two dollars In his pocket
and vvns saying of thnt, for It would
take hlm only, two-thirds of the way
As Walter stood under shelter n
inhldle-nged pian, opulence provnlllir;
in dress, ninnner nnd ornnment, cniinj
down 'the stairs, glanced nlong tlm
street, then Into tho lower restaurant
and then chanced to take Walter Willi
In his vision. Ho wore n light oven
coat of peculiar pattern and this hi
removed as ho re-entered the areh
wny, half halted, studied Walter close
ly and then approached him.
"Young nitui," he spoke, "have you
the time anil Inclination to partnko
of a very princely supper?"
"Why."' replied Walter, smiling at
tho oddity of the circumstance, "I
scarcely mulerrtnnd you."
"Very well. Some friend1! nro
gathered for n little banquet: othert
expected have not nrrlved. We urn
Just thirteen ns It Is, nnd the super'
stltlous ones won't sit down until we
have filled' the fourteenth chair."
"I shall he glad to be at your serv
ice," said Walter simply, nnd a few
minutes later found hlnielf one of n
party of men who suggested rellne
incut nnd wealth. He who had Invited
him' spoke un occnslonnl word to hlm,
but Walter did not Intrude upon the
"Such a meal 1" he toltl Nellie after,
ward, and nld It to himself. Tor two
hours, as a truly hungry man. Walter
reveled nt n table of luxury nnd
plenty. He thanked the man who hml
Invited hlm when the repast was over
and came down to the street alone like
a man In a dream, lie started nt once
tor bis nnnrmng bouse, iinir way
d.Avn the block, Just ahead of hlm. a
man acting smplrlmisly stopped from
a thirl; alley. The rout he wore at
once tittraeted the intention or Walter.
It was the one be had noticed on hli
recent friendly ho-t. In n flush Wal
ter decided that the lurkor had stolen
the garment and had slipped out the
rear way with It.
"Just a lulnule. my friend." ho
spoke, hurrying to tho man nnd si Iv't;
him by the collar. "Stplen prnpi rty,
eh?" But the slick ihlef evaded de
tention by slipping out of the tr.nrn.et.'
nnd dirhingi nwuy.
Vnl'- returned to tlm hnmpiet n.nu
to tell his story. Thc owner of tho
coat cMltcdly rummaged the garment,
tovenHn.' n lnre package of-papers.
"ily ft'ind. you have done me a
vast orvw . That pneknfce hold over
ten UuV 'd dolbirs In negotiant
bonds, Wli. I can 1 do for jm to r
I i j' your di'lremc ami honesty V"
"I nid a little money to pay part
of my wny home m my wife and chil
dren," teplled Walter fiankly.
"Wife and chlldien? That sounds
Interesting to a lonely old bachelor.
Come, sit down and tell me about II."
And because ho of opulence vvns
whole-hearted nnd sympathetic, and
because Walter told tho truth In his
Blmple story, when ho left tho city
Walter carried with him stifilclcnt to
carry out nil his cherished farming
plnns, with his new friend uu Inter
ested friend for life. ,
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1 IWv5iftS J1 Shepherd sang, S J She suddon.y (Tpc'&Jp
hLf P-ft- i"L'l- AWOS "In the Gloaming." RP&3 A sloi,',cd sinin' WaaCWVi3 TWr4
I' Ii '!,?!' "".', r3)'''Wr Mood on tlm .incTo fSSa Sl tw, P her song, fM Y& KafifeUxS kli M fai 1kJ
jfj -rr ar wn iaui Brf i at mm f,i wam tmu . ., -a -u mi r-r- iip mnf i- iklt mt im i j. j - il ,l-
toaaFwP ifiici&tcitiy sa vsii4JdS & Vwa 3oovsv2s' & 3
bv watching her lip. I
Miss Detsy Lunc Shepherd, funious concert
sopruno,' has made this test 185 times.
1S5 public audiences, in 185 cities, have
heard her compare her voice with its Ui
Crt.ation by the New -Edison. No one,
out of tt total of more than 100,000 lis
teners, has been able to tell when Miss
Shepherd vassinin:!. nd when the New
4,000 similar tests of direct comparison,
made by over fifty other celebrated vocal
ists and instrumentalisLG, have given this
The New Edison is'pcrfect realism
J40Ujt riMto lf?T f S?P?
4 kk? & JvW V &&
Tell us and we'll show you how all its emotional .
power is Re-CREATED by the New Edison
Ls it the soulful iolin? a mellow con
tralto? the scintillating ilute? a sweet,
soothing tenor? that draws the quickest
emotional response from you.
Let us play your favorite voice or instru
ment in a new kind of Realism Test. See
whether you are touched by the Re-
oALsi &Z J. n .IB i1 v v jSLJ
"The Phonograph with a Soul"
Perfect realism is your one vehicle to the inner
joys of music which you crave. "
Mr. Edison spent llireu million dollnrs in the re
search work which gave the New Kclison perfect
realism. He dit tliis in order thnt the phono
graph might transcend its former limitations
nnd (here. we quote Mr. Edison's own words),
"hring into every American home, music so real
istic and so perfect in its rendition n to he nn
unending source of benefit nnd pleasure'
The instruments which proved this perfect real-
Ckeatkd music in the same way 'that you
are touched by the living music.
We' want to show you that' the New'
Edison Re-Cueates all the vital power in
Remember what, to ask
favorites" Realism Test!
JUSLer l.iE -x- J"k N
ism in Miss Shepherd's 185 tests were all exact
duplicates of the original Official Laboratory
Model on which Mr. Edison spent his three million
dollars. You can also have nn exact duplicate of
this three million dollar original. We have if in
our store, and guuiantee it to he capable of sus
taining the same test of direct comparison.
Important Practical Detail
Our Cudgel Plan brings your New Edison for immediate
enjoyment without asking for immediate payment. Ask
about it when you coaie in to hear the "Personal Fuvor
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Authorized Edison Dealer
Red Cloud, Neb.
E. ft MEWHOUSE,
September , Weather Report
Temiicintuie: Mean 60 deg.,' maxi
mum t7 deg on 10th, minimum 27 deg
lMouipitation- Totul 1 20 inches '
Number of days
elmidy 1, cloudy I
Puteb of liost -Light 20, killing fWlh
I'lvvniling wind-Diroetlon .' W in
Ihiinfnll mkci .Inn 1. 17 I'O luebes.
Chith 5 Ludlow, Observer.
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The RSargln or Sa?(iy
1 represented by the ivmduiit of
insurance' yon carry '
1) m'L lull yourself into r fancied
Hoeause lire hus never louohed you
it liiiusu't follow that jou'reliuuuinB
Tomorrow -no today, if you Imve
tune und you ho'tter llnd time
ct.mo to the olllce nnd we'll write
u policy on your house, furniture,
frtore or morehnndiho,
-LATEU MAY HE TOO LATE-
O. C. T E EL
Slinth a ji ,
Vt Lull lllxi lllllli . p. lit illnllt;,
i King nnd family spent Smidiiv
his biother, teo. Rill, und wife.
try Uho,dfof CurllnvUl. Illinois
e vihitiug his Hunt. Mis. lu. K.
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uity Uominlstonor K. C. Spurrier
itisiiotiug busUieii in Smith Cent-1
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K. pmrrlr 'tys h l Living to
era littl Uronchtt- to.t, In other j
.i l'bmly n Font.
.it.- rnnilignn Iim jron -hsiek to
niipoiinty to rumo 'bU wo 1;
,Ur.1.ra,f.ii,Ur ' :r. J)?, K.V, NlCilOlSOIl
l:'J)t auIIOUV. VMLU JH pUiCHMf,
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The Price of Lumber
and building material is so much Ipss
than it has been and the prospects for it
ftoirtg much lower is eo slight that yte
feel justiJicd in advising you to build now
PLATT & FREES
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.i,d Mr. Jl'. a. 8turrhi
v. l). S. Terry, flf MeCpok. Nbro
will bo heto Siilurduy to begin n
vnl meeting at the I'.iwnoe chnruli.
ill Stones, Jess (lieen and wife, II,
purrler and wife nnd Karl Abbott
wifo were among those fiom this
vu nltv who went to Smith Center last
JThursdiij to hear Governor Allen and
Hays 13. White speak.
oi'lti over A11irl);lit,fcVioru
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