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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 3, 1921)
RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
Keeps Tabs on
Those Who Move
People of Birmingham Cannot
Escape Bills and Rent by
MUST REPORT ALL TRANSFERS
Ordinance Requires Owners of Vans
or Other Vehicles to Report All
Moving to Police Helpful
Birmingham, Alii. Those who find
It cheaper to move than to pay rent
or meet other bills, uro pretty well re
formed In thla city, or are In process
of being weeded 'out In either cane by
means of an ordinance h riveted that
offenders cannot esenpn. The ordi
nance requires tho owimr of every
transfer or other vehlWe to report
prnniiitly all moving to Hie chief of po
lice, and entries of e same are at
once made In a boo1, duly alphahetcd
and dated, and tin book Is nhvuyo
open for the Inspection of any uud
everyone who may ask to see It.
Of course one ho plans to turn
delinquent will try to conceal his Iden
tity while- In Uie act of moving, but
tho ordinance duikers foresaw that
Impulse urt attuched penalties for
false names or misleading reports,
which Dilrly shut out that form of
trickery. Altogether the ordinance has
wnrked so well that Birmingham has
been solicited by other cities for copies
of the net and for the experiences un
)cr It which have made It a magic
)uro for blll-cvaslon. It Is u fixture
In Birmingham, for it has been In
force since March of 101!).
Its ennctment came about In that
year through the Itetall Furniture
Dealers' association. At the ensuing
election It had an able enforcer In
Commissioner of Public .Safety Arlie
Barber, who thoroughly believed In It
and kept everybody concerned up to
tho scratch. He found that some of
the colored laundresses hud a fashion
of suddenly changing their addresses
when well stocked with the linen of
their clients; that In some districts
overdue gas bills gave sulllcient cause
for families to vacate quarters, and
delinquents for rent and for trades
men's accounts were common In all
districts. The telephone company had
occasion to compliment the commis
sioner on the accuracy and complete
They Got Mr. Lloyd George's Number
n WfJpflBHQP f K RISbPBI 'J1 jbjflMMajUaMlhKV
These two women really got Premier Lloyd Ocorgo's number. It was
K-2252. and he gave It, as required by law. while on his way to vote In ('ax
ton hall during tho recent abbey election.
FRANCE IS FAST
Country Making Rapid Recovery
From Ruins of War.
Houses Arise From the Ground and
Fields Covered With Promising
Crops Population of Devasted
Paris. An Impressive picture of the
extent of France's achievement In re
storing her war-ravaged regions Is af
forded by M. Loucheur, the minister of
liberated regions, In a public state
ment entitled "Tho Itevlval of France."
Olliclal statistics of the destruction
caused by the war and the reconstruc
tion accomplished up to May 1, 1021,
tho minister states, show that "the
Franco of today Is the same as Franco
of yestenluy, and that in pence as In
war she continues to work with stead
fastness, courage and confidence."
After showing that ri.lfi-l.OOO of tho
08,400,000 Frenchmen from 10 to 50
ness of the records In the book of the
chief of police, for In one case the
company escaped damages for non
delivery of a message, In a suit In
which the person addressed had
moved, but claimed to be living In bis
old home at the time of the message.
Ills claim was thrown out of court by
the evidence of the chief's records.
Furniture dealers who had been be
hind the original enactment soon found
their troubles eased by It, and dually
they were almost without bad bills.
Police Are Benefited.
In time the detective department of
the city benetlted by the ordinance,
for it enabled them to locate unde
sirables, bootleggers, bond-skippers
nnd the kind of women who scattered
themselves over the city after the
abolishment of the old red-light dis
trict. Once there was a concerted attempt
by the transfer warehousemen to undo
the ordinance. They obtained a re
straining Injunction against its en
forcement, and went Into court on the
May Use Magnet
to Raise Ships
Submarine Invention Passes Sal
vage Test of the British
LIFTS 16 TONS OF METAL
Believed That Much of Steel and
Metals Lost Through Operations
of German Submarines May
London. Fishing with submarine
magnets for allied ships which strew
the bottom of the North sea and the
English channel may be attempted on
a large scale In the near future If an
Invention recently placed at the dis
posal of the British admiralty proves
to be practicable in deep-sea salvage
operations. It Is believed that the de
vice may recover much of the loss In
steel ami metals caused by the subma
rines. Jt Is also probable that It may.
years of age mobilized during tho war
were killed or wounded, the state
ment presents tho following statistics
of civic reconstruction.
Inhabitants Deported because of the
war, 2,000,278; returned to France,
Municipalities Abandoned, :,25 ',
Schools Hefore the war, 7,271; re
Houses- Destroyed, 7S0.000; rebuilt,
10,2i:i; repaired, 1120,700.
uind Deastated, 8,210,000 acres;
cleared from projectiles, wire entangle
ments and trenches, 0,881,000 acres.
Agriculture Farm land devastated,
l,.ri71,0(K) acres; farms now cultha
ted, :M20,000 acres.
Live Stock Horses and mules car
ried away, .'107,000; restored, l)l),:io:i;
oxen carried away, 0:10,000; restored,
120,2011; sheep and goats carried away,
109,000; restored, 121,101.
Bonds Destroyed, !!2,l00 miles;
temporarily repaired, 18,825 miles;
definitely repaired, 8,120.
Veteran Served Sentence
of Man Who Saved His Life
llccnuso his "buddy" saved his
life In France, Hnrry W. Haley,
known as general prisoner No.
22102, assumed his name, and Is
serving a six months' sentence
In tho United States disciplinary
barracks, Fort Leavenworth,
Kan., for desertion, alleged to
have been committed by his
Issue of constitutionality. The Su
preme court ruled that It was both
constitutional and reasonable. Minor
changes were made In It, not Inter
fering at idl with Its efficiency, and
It Is here to stay, with the approval
of every reputable Interest.
Laughed at Undertaker.
Martins Ferry, O. Mrs. John Kobe
entered the room where her husband
lay III. Believing him to bo dead, she
telephoned an undertaker and some
one gave his obituary to a newspaper.
When the undertaker nrrl'M he was
greeted with a laugh fron the sup
posed corpse, who' was sitting up talk
lug to friends.
to some extent, replace the deep-sea
The "submarine electro-magnet" Is
octagonal In shape, three feet In width
between the opposite sides, two and it
half Inches In depth, weighs seven
hundredweight, and Is strong enough
to lift 1(1 tons of metal. In salvage
work three magnets will be employed
simultaneously, in order to get a good
hold on the larger t-ecttons of armor
(ilgantle searchlights will first be
turned on -the wreck, nnd after the
vessel has been blown to pieces by ex
plosives the magnets will go down to
search for anchors, chnln cables and
pieces of metal. The power will be
sulllcient to raise all fragments of
metal, even though they be encased In
The mechanical diver's possibilities
were demonstrated recently at an ex
hibition at the Albert docks. Silver,
town, attended by representatives of
the Ilrltlsh admiralty, the Port of Lon
don authority and the salvage nnd
shipbuilding companies. Into SO feet
of water were thrown several stl
girders weighing two tons, somo'gus
cylinders, castings, a section of rail
way switch and other metallic objects.
Brought Up Girders.
Swung by a crane, the magnet dlvul
and, to the amazement of the wit
nesses, came up with the steel girders
glued to Its under side. The operation
was repented until the last piece of
metal had been raised.
At one stage of tho demonstration
there was lively competition between n
human diver and the diving magnet.
The steel railway switch, owing to Its
peculiar shape, could not be located
until a diver had gone down and placed
the magna In contact with the rails.
"The magnet Is not Intended to sup
plant divers." said Mr. Neale, bead of
the Neale Magnet Construction com
pany, in charge of the development of
the invention. "It will bo of value
chielly In cases of wrecks in deep wn
tor, or silted up, where divers cannot
"It will also be used for loading and
unloading cisols, discharging metallic
ores, lilting machinery and loading
stceJ sections trom rolling mills. A
run cm of 111 amperes, at a pressure
of 220 volts, bitppllcH the power."
Paper From Eucalyptus.
Perth. Hood paper can bo made
from the common eucalyptus, experi
ments ta that effect having been made
In West Australia. Various state gov
ernuients and private Interests have
contributed upward of $100,000 for
the erection of plants and the Instal
lation of machinery for further Inves
tigation Into the matter.
Coal has been found valueless In the
best porcelnlu furnaces, the fumes dis
coloring the ware.
Factories (each having at least
twenty employees, 11)14), 5,207; de
stroyed, -1,700; resumed operation, a,.
"Franco took up nrms only In self
defense, endeavoring at the same tlmo
to maintain Justice and liberty" for
the world," said M. Loucheur. "For
nearly five years her richest provinces
have endured continual martyrdom.
And yet by her own means the ruins
are reviving, houses arise from tho
ground, fields are covered with promis
ing crops. The populations of the
devastated areas believe that they can
rely on the spirit of solidarity of all
those who have measured the magni
tude of their sacrifice and under
s'ood their uiiquestlouiihlo right to the
Find Burled Treasure.
Ilorlln. Twenty million marks'
worth of gold and sliver, which Is be
lieved to have been hidden by (Jer
many'a legendary "dipt. Kldd"
Clans Stoertebecker has Just been
dug up near the North sea coast, said
a llamliurg dispatch to the Neuo Her- '
liner Zeltuug, i
fimcly News Culled From All
Parts of tho State, Reduced
for the Busy.
Farmers of this state will be asked
to relieve any unemployment situa
tion which may exist In Nebraska this
winter, according to n plan worked
out by Governor McKolvIo wh'lch was
made known In an open, letter to
Secretary Hoover of the United
States Department of Commerce. The
governor stated thnt he Intended call
ing on farmers to give unemployed
men board and lodging free lids win
ter nnd that In payment they can
do odd jobs for the farmer.
Nebraska's state school system, ex
clusive of higher Institutions of
learning, cost tf2."i,2o.'l1ril8 to operate
for the year ending In July, 1021, ac
cording to compilations Issued by
State Superintendent Matzen. Over
half of this sum, $M,()(!0,701, went to
wages of the M,1f8 teachers employed.
With n total school enrollment of ;ill,
501 pupils, cost of education for the
year was .?.80.02 a child.
Numerous state bank failures In
the past year have cut the state
guarantee fund utmost .?.t,000,000. A
year and n half ago, .records show,
there was $2,000,000 In the state fund.
Since thnt rime $1, 100,000 has been
added through assessments, making a
total of $.",,700,000.
It. Ilassett, state potato Inspector
for the Seottsbluir district, reported 05
cars of potatoes shipped from Buy
aid up to October 20, most of them
to the eastern part of the state, tho
some were consigned to Iowa, Kan
sas and Missouri.
Buffalo county farmers are not
planning to use corn for fuel as re
ported In other parts of tho state, but
Instead are cultivating the friendship
of their banker, borrowing money to
buy cattle and other live stock nnd
"hogging down" their surplus corn.
An Indication of the progresslve
ness of the people of Deshlcr Is the
fact that all of the 400 telephone
users In tho city are shareholders In
the Deshler Telephone company,
which Is completing a new stucco
building with latest lmnrovements.
Voters of Platte county favored n
?100,000 bond Issue for the comple
tion of the $a.r0,000 court bouse by
almost three to one. The build
ing has been under construction
for a year nnd will be completed
The oversens unit of Tolgrnph Ilat
tnllon 40S, made up largely of Ne
braska men will hold Its second an
nual reunion In Omaha, November 4-5.
II. J. Mooney, Omaha is local man
ager. This will bring about 150 dele
gates to the city.
Custer county farmers who have
been testing corn for fuel report that
It Is almost equnl to coal In heat
value nnd much cheaper. From
present Indications many fnrmers will
burn corn during this winter.
A room has been secured In the
court house at Sidney where dona
tions of shoes nnd clothing will be
received and systematic distribution
mndo to the poor of Cheyenne county
by tho Heil Cross.
Members of tho American Legion In
Nebraska have opened n campaign
for the electUw of Karl Cllne, Ne
braska City, us national commander
of the legion at the annual conven
tion In Kansas City.
Frank L. O'llou'rk of Gordon has
been employed by tho commercial
club of the city to assist In the find
lng of a market for the Immense crop
of potatoes raised In Sheridan county
Orvllle l)onk, ten, son of George
Doak, Fremont, is missing from ids
home. He failed to report at the
scnooi nntt no trace has been found of i
him. Searching parties have failed to '
locate the youngster. I
The campaign looking to raising!
money to llnar.ee the International
Aero congress to he held in Omaha,
November H-fi Is progressing rapidly.
Work on the Hying Held In the north
part of the city is about completed.
The Chamber of Commerce at Heat
rice has voted $250 to support n poultry
show to held at that place soon.
Iloatrico business men are raising n
fund to Insure the entry of a local
team In tho proposed state lengue.
The Nebraska cement plant at Su
perior resumed operations after n two
Contract has been awarded for n
$7,000 sewerage disposal plant at
An nlrplane carrying an auto chasls
and propelled by two six-cylinder
motors Is being contructed by F. L.
Long, an nutomoblle mechanic nt Kan
dalph. He says the Idea Is nil his
The new St. Paul High school build
ing wrs dedicated before a crowd or
over 700 residents of Howard county.
The program consisted of open house
nil day while school was in session,
with music and speeches In tho even
ing. Iteports from many parts of the
state are that corn picking Is more
dlsngrcenhlo than for years past, due,
Jt Is said, to extremely dry weather.
Two thirds of the present popula
tion of Nebraskn aro classified as
rural by tho census bureau in tho
bulletin Just Issued.
Tho auto tourist camp p-ound at
North Platte, maintained by the chain
her of commerce, has been closed.
Tho total number of enrs which nlgjit
parked nt the grounds during tho sea
son, which opened April 10, was 4.0S0.
The cost of malntnlntng tho camp dur
ing the season was about $1,000.
Frank Unrmon of Leaven worth,
Knn., administrator for the estate of
Loyal Ilarmon, 5, wns uwnrded Judge
ment of $3,000 In federal court nt Lin
coln ngnlnst Ncmnha county. The suit
wns for $20,000 for the denth of Loyal
Ilarmen, son of Btirch Harmon of Au
burn, who was drowned near that place
.May 21, 11)20. llurch Harmon, his wifo
nnd son, wore driving to Auburn fol
lowing a cloudburst and their machine
was overturned In a lateral to a drain
age ditch Which WHS out nf ll lintihn
llurch Harmon, the father, now baa
, a suit for $20,000 pending In Nemalm
county district court. He seeks to col
ic damages for the shock and injuries
The D. A. It. of North Platte pro
poses to protect the eld HagstalT stone,
the only remaining evidence of Fort
MfPhorson, which wns located twenty
ndles east of that city, enclosing It
with mi Iron fence. Tills marker lies
near the roadway, no one pays inten
tion to It nnd were it removed, tho Inst
vestige of the old fort would disap
pear. In the early history of Lincoln
county, Fort Mcliierson played nn Im
portant part, for the cavalry stationed
there guarded the wayfarers on tho
old California (rail and protected tho
ranches of the early day cattlemen.
It lias cost $2.4.'l7,8.Vi.2.,l to administer
the affairs of the state of Nebraskn the
last fhree months, according to u sum
i miry made public by Secretary Phil
Ilross of flu; state department of
finance. The biggest Item for the
quarter Is salaries and wages, which
amount to $S0 1.IIS l.fi'J. The next larg
est Is $77.i,(iOi.78 for highway improve
ments. Olllee expenses, rental and
traveling expenses amount to S1G1.
0.7A23. One-fourth or the total permanent
population of Kearney, compared with
the Inst census, Is engaged In learning
or Imparling the si.nn, A canvass of
the schools completed here shown that
a total of 1.0.X1 Kearneyltes attend
school, being an increase of 4S:i pupils
over last year. This figure does not
Include out-of-town students intending
the Kearney teachers' college or tho
Kearney Military ncadeniy. The total
student body here during the courso
of n year will exceed 4,000.
Nebraska Is ill prepared for a gen
eral rail strike nt the present time, of
ficials of the Lincoln chamber of com
merce declnred. Very little coal has
been laid In, dealers and consumers
having depended on freight reductions
In the near future. The same applies
to food and provisions. Live stock can
be cared for through a long period duo
to Immense stocks of corn and nlfalfa
still on the farms.
According to physicians of Gerlng
there Is no epidemic or contagion la
the city nnd the report that a myster
ious malndy has caused a score or
more of denths among Gerlng res
idents with hundreds of people af
flicted Is absolutely without founda
tion. There does not appear to be a
scarcity of cornhuskers In Gage coun
ty at the present time. Farmers aro
pnying 3 nnd .'! cents, nnd they
say that Is the limit to the prevailing
low prices for corn.
Firo caused bv n defocMv,. fln
damnged the Do Soto school house to
considerable extent. The building wns
erecieu in wv.l on the s to of the nnn
destroyed by a tornado In 1013.
lhe outlook for winter wheal
around Wymote Is tho nooresi- In
years. Seed that has been, planted Is
(irymg up and blowing away, fanners
say; no more Is being planted on
account of drouth.
-Model record books for city nnd
town schools will be sent to coimiv
nnd city superintendents in a short
time, according to letters written to
these ofllcials by state superintendent
Contract has been let for a $22,075
church building nt Dawson to bo
erected for tho United Evangelical
church. The contrnct calls for com
pletion before May 10.
A number of cases of Influenza slm
Mar to those which caused the epidemic
three years ago, have been reported
near Callaway. There have been no
Congressman Kvans lins nominated
Leonard II. Smith principal and Har
low McCord as alternate, both of Til
den, to the navul academy nt Anna
polls. About November 1 two companies of
the Sixth Infantry will ho added to tho
army strength at Fort Crook, the gov
ernment post Just soutluof Oninha.
Platte county has voted $100,000
bonds for tho completion of the new
court house now under construction
Thnt they mny bo better prepared
for walking their beats, nn order has
gone out to Omaha policeman to havo
their feet manicured once n week,
OlllclRls of Johnson county have
notified tho attorney general lit Lin
coln thnt they propose to enforce tho
Itced-Norval language law In tho
county, In particular at a Lutheran
parochial school at Sterling. Tho
nttomey genernl has ruled that tho
olllcers may enforce the law regard
less of tho recent opinion nt Fremont,
because thnt ruling affects state of
Ilclnls, defendants In tho Judge But
Fanned by n high wind n prairie
lire burned a strip seventy miles long
and ten miles wide, from North Plntte,
northeast, causing heavy losses to
property and live stock.
Armistice day will be observed as a
holiday ut ScottsblutT, tho Chamber of
Commerce ceasing business nnd turn
ing tho program over to tho American
Legion. Plans Include a parade In tlio
morning, followed by u solemn service
nt noon In commcmorntlon of tho soldier
dend; n football game In tho afternoon
between tho local high school and
Sidney, nnd n banquet In the evening,
followed by n program
By Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege
table Compound, Restoring
Mrs. Benz to Health
Altoona, Pa. -"I am writing to tell
you what Lydia E. Pinkham'B Vegetablo
vompouna nas aono
for mo. Wo have
had six children
die almost at birth.
From nnn hnnr in
nineteen days is all
mcy nave uvea, as
I was going to havo
another. I fnotr a
dozen bottles of your
Dound and I rnn nnv
that it is tho great-
earth, for this baby is now four months
mu unu a ncaiimer Dauy you would not
want. I am Bending you a picture of
her. Everybody sayo, 'That is some
healthy looking baby.' You havo my
consent to show this lotter."-Mrs. C.
W. Benz, 131 3rd Ave., Altoona, Pa.
No woman can rcalizo tho joy and
happpiness this healthy babe brought
into tho homo of Mrs. Benz, unless they
have had a like experience.
Every woman who suffers from any
ailments peculiar to her sex, as indica
ted by backaches, headaches, bearing
down pains, irregularities, nervousness
nnd "tho blues" should not rest until
thoy havo given Lydia E. Pinkham'B
Vegetable Compound a trial.
In Now York City alone from kid
ney trouble last year. Don't allow
yourcelf to become a victim by
neglecting pains and aches. Guard
against this trouble by taking
The world's standard remedy for kidney,
liver, bladder and uric acid troubles.
Holland's National Remedy since 1696.
All druggists, thrco sizes.
Look for tho nims Gold Medal on avery box
and accept no imitatioa
Nujol will give you the
healthiest habit in the
Without forcing or irrita
ting, Nujol softens the food
waste. The many tiny mus
cles in the intestines can
then easily remove it regu
larly. Absolutely harmless
The Modern Method
Treating an Ol 'J
Comfort Baby's Skin
With Cuticura Soap
And Fragrant Talcum
Soap 25c, Ointment 25 and 50c, Talcum 25c.
Money back without aueation
If HUNT'S QUARANTINED
SKIN DISEASE REMEDIES
I (Hunt'a Salve and Soap), Tall Id
the treatment of Itch, Bciema,
RinEworm, Tetter or other Itch
Ine akin dlseatea.Trythli treat
ment nt our risk Sold by nil reliable druggist.
A. O. Richarda Mtdlclne Co., Sherman, Texas
1 luid Just received r letter from
my beau. I read It over and nt the
end he hud written: "P. S. Isle of
View." I rend that phrase over three
or four times hut could Ket no sense
out of it, so llnally I took It Into the
living room where my follcs were nil
sitting mid said: "Mother, what does
Harry mean by this?" And I rend the
iihruse out loud. Imagine my embar
rassment when the meaning suddenly
Hushed over me us 1 read the words
aloud. I made u hasty retreat. Chi
Tho prices of cotton and linen havo
been doubled by tho wnr. Lengthen
their service by using Red Cross Bnll
Blue In the laundry. All grocers Ad
vertisement. Truly Transatlantic.
North How do you know Ilobh Just
arrived from Europe?
West He's whistling "Dnrdnnclln."
The mceh shall Inherit the earth
but they must nut grow Impatient
." Morning -m
Cloan - Clear .J Hoolthy
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