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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 15, 1921)
Do you realize it is only ten days until Christmas? And the longer you wait in
selecting your gift the smaller the assortment is to choose from. I have a good
selection yet to choose but do not wait too long. If you do not care to take gifts
with you, will lay them away for youe
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In furs 1 have carefully selected the
styles and quality. There is nothing
one can get more good out of than a
fur shoulder piece. It can be worn
alone, as a wrap, with a suit or in
real cold weather with a coat. Come
in and look the stock over before
you purchase elsewhere.
Is The PI ace J
To-Buy 'Wall Paper. Paint?.
VlAhd' Electrical Supplies.
'The best place for Picture
THE HUGHES WAY
WE CLEAN HATS
llic Margin of Safety
tt'pii 't'lili'il by tliu amount of
iiiMuuiii'v! you curry
Don't lull yourself iniu a fancied
UiScuusK ttii bus never touched you
itdocxnt follow thtit you're Immune
WnmoiTo v no today, if you have
time and you bettor liml time
oome tu tho olhVo Mid we'll write
(t policy on your liouso. furniture,
More or merchandise.
LAl'EK M Y UK TOO LTK-
Man or woman for exclusive county
rcproacntativo to bell most valuable
'Erne, Labor, Tutl and Tood Snvlng house
hold article. Guaranteed to pay for
ituqU every 90 days. Reduces family
expenses and makua better eats. Gen
erous iay . for hontwt service for an
honest artlclo. No investment or ex
perience required. For full particulars
address Hox 1G17, Lincoln, Nebraska.
The Dark Ages.
Tho Dark uses Is the torn uppital
to that portion of the Middle ages w Inch
readied from the decline of classical
learning to the renaissance. It em
braces the perjod from the Fifth to
the Fifteenth, or more narrowly, from
the- Fifth to the Eleventh century.
Headlight for Brooma.
An Inventor In Maryland has por-WfrtpiKa-siiinll
electric light to be at
tached to n' broom' to Might, up dark'
comers when his wife- sweeps tho
Boors. Indianapolis News.
The Village of rjj
rO Bv MARVIN ST. JOHNS tl
Cujjyrlulit, 121. WentiTii Nwipuier Union.
"We've inlsM'd it! We're nothing
but a wa-lmck settleinent now."
Thus .hired Uross of the board of
trustee of the neat, pleturosiptc, but
Isolated town of llopevllle, spoke.
,,"lou menu the railroad bus missed
us," eurroctod Phillip Dawes, prosl
dent of this Mime board of trustees.
"Well, gentlemen, that shall not pre
ent llnpevlllo contlnuluK to do Itself
proud, I tniHt, as a model lllnse with
out it blemish."
Voi j proud of the community he
bad helped build up was Phillip
Iniwes, mid he spoke with enthusiasm,
lie had always predicted great things
In More for llopevllle. Neer a village
of fairer location and environment.
"Some day llopevllle will forge to
the liont," was his optimistic slogan
"some day values will go up, and
each man tome Into bis own."
When the new lallroad was talked
of, old lesldeuts mgan to boost their
acres and town lots as to values.
Hopes lose high, then they were cor
respondingly depressed, for the rail
load mnde a detour, and Ilyron, quite
a buv little city eight miles distant,
was made tlie terminus 01 me new
branch lino railway.
"Wish I'd settled tbcro as I Intend
ed to ten years ago!" grumbled dis
loyal anil disagreeable .Tared Urois.
"There's home go to Ilyron. I don't
care It tliey no encourage u nu-rau
crowd stir and sensation bring in tho
dollar, don't they?"
"I Jut we don't want the dollars that
way," Insisted Dawes.
Uross bad a strong personal reason
for being disgruntled with Hopovllle.
lie was a man of somo means and his
son. F.radley, had married a poor,
bumble girl. The old man had railed
at the secret match, and had promptly
discarded bis disobedient on. Nellie
llorton, whom Uradley bad married,
was an orphan, but her parents had
left her a small farm Just out of town.
There tho wedded pair settled down.
"That boy will rue the day ho dis
regarded mv luhlce!" the elder Uross
I had said one day to Dawes.
! "Oh, nonsensol" retorted his neigh-
i bor, "Uradley is n good boy. The
poor young pair navo imru scratcn
lng, perhaps, but thoy'ro happy and
contented as two birds In a nest."
"Humph I" commented tho iron
hearted father, and went his way buI
2Hly4nn,dlunJovcly. So TJyrongot tu inWroW ic'n'd what
A hand batl is always a useful as
well as a necessary article for a
lady. Just received a new assort
ment in the tooled leather in the
beaver and browns. Have some nice
ones in black leather. Prices from
Come in and see the new things in
lcathcrhandbatfs which came in this
week. It has been a longtime since
we had so good a grade in a leather
hand bag as I am now showing. In
the tooled leather from
$4 to $7
The above are only a few of the
a good line in the following items
in. The prices are as low as a good grade
the first thing to consider is quality.
went with ti. !"th goot iml bud.
There was a good deal oi grumbling
In Jlopevllle, add In a meaniro Phil
l) In s was looked upon rs n disap
point In. founder and builder. Th
prldi . .m! ambition of the old man
were t o lied. Then ho b gun to
plan i i aln his prestige.
The " I'lhiil" was u llme-lmnored
institui.'"! -f Hopovllle, and now
again i.i-i .it hand. Kvery jour
Phillip I'ihi" bad insisted that tho
represent in he .esldeuts of the place
meet at i!i u n hall to celebrate the
foundliur or it lllngo.
Tln o.nild " tho dlHtuni echo of
nn cii,'liu wbi''f across tho valley
as they sot In lb" town hall on tho
They never had -Anything stronger
than lrur, upaikllif -ater ot theso
"llopevlibi br spluulld past nild
her glorious future,' wiih tho toast
"Uiiuiplt :" grnmbll llrotm "I think
Dawes will linve t take a Imd; scat
Uut Phillip Unwos nro-o, looking
blighter aiul prouder thiin b bail
".'Somiihlng the mutter with Hie wa
ter, I'liendsV" smiled Dawes, ''that's
the merit or it. It Is IlopoIl!e water,
tutiiili imt from the home well. Gen
tlemen, nu have drank of the soon-to-be
celebrated Llthla'Magneslum wa
ter, specially presented to you to
Introduce tho last reipilrement this
beautiful dl&trlct needed to mnko It
"Say, what are jou driving at, any
how V" Inquired Jiross bluntly.
"Just this," explained Dawes.. "I
reasoned fron tho llrst that the now
railroad would open up n popular out
ing resort somowliero nlojig Its line.
Well, gentlemen, for two months I
have lioen negotiating with wealthy
promoters in tho city. Tho deal Is
eloted, n big hotel at tho head of tho
lake, and peoplo will come to Hope
lllo m.t season, dead loads of them."
Voices aro. o Jn eager demands for
more detailed Information. Property
and tents would go up! Tho town
stores would quadruple their business !
The rich gulden ban est was coining
at last I
"Uut what about this horrible tast
ing water':" queried llro'.s, with a
"Pronounced by chemists the most
healthful beverage In the world,"
boasted Dawes proudly, "a truo min
eral water. When tho promoters
learned that, they offered $10.00o i.ibl.
for tho spring it came from."
"And where Is than"
"Down In u forgotten nriior of that
poor, neglected farm your boy lives
on over In tlw ravlno. Now. N'oich.
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One never gets too many handker
chiefs. A nice handkerchief is
always appreciated by any one. I
have chosen my line very carefully
as to grade and price. Have a nice
line in whites and all the dainty
colors so much in use now. From
ic to 75c
DMim fM tra
Just received a new lot of blouses
in Georgette Tricoletta and Crepe de
Chine. Also a few in the more
practical stamped wash silk. From
good practical gifts I have in stock. I have
I will be glad to show if you will only come
oer ili- I"' -i :.'. i '-ior;t
alien. I i u-. -upi ! g- down to
the ravine t;ini mvl e,mt:r.itulate
ymi hois, I'.iudi y, and b' iie on
their s'.in-e lit the v nei.il M'MUluckV"
llil i'.. .. '1 '-..I- I lUU ll'O llllllll) Of
11,0 1 1 ,) w. - 'loe.uue ,i house
Iuli) : i 1 1 eeille for all tlmo
tu ecu' i
I. Q.'Cfe 'Elects Officers
On .Monfldy.-ovcninfT tho J. 0. 0. F.
lodge met and the following were
elected officers for the ensuing term:
I. T. Aninck, Noble Grand.
Iluy Oglcvic, V..-e Grand.
B. V. Stewart, Secretary.
M. B. Corner, Treasurer.
A dogieo tall" w.isoraunized. severnl
applications for inombi r-blp vv.-rn pie
sonled ami uvery iniiuntlon poinln to
eon It nurd iictlvily for the lodge
Showers of Toad and Fish.
IJ is on record tlmt tomls and small
fish luivo fallen fnuii the eloiiiN. Such
occurences have hi-n explained by
tho supposition that tho objects were
taken up In violent whirlwinds and,
perhaps transporTed a considerable
dlstanco before they were dropped to
Tb" Piv'une P.nnMnr trefs up Aw
ful L'uilj and Uoilera lllH Head Oil
nnd wakes all tho Neighbors, after
which ho Goes Over and cnts tho
' Green Sprouts offn their Gardens, af-
! tor which ho Kicks tho rest of tho
i l'lants out of tho Ground with hla
,i..stniK-Wusciilnr Feet, after wnien mo
iNetshb'ors,; SwiftijcUil; Awful I
4nwir - .tkwmamt
be sold for. In buying
The Women's Store
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i.lm i kjm wi jyi
Tom Santschi and an ail star cast in
Who Shall Take My Life?
Given Under The Auspices of The American Leyion
Snee's Colored Orchestra
Tl T t TI3 ." do e Tl U.
vauaevme or dinging and liancing
TUESDAY NIGHT, 2). Qth
Admission 20e nnd -iOc Tax Included
'LiiLce After Show
Music by this Wonderful Colored Orchestra
Admission 51.10 Spectators 25c
FALL STOCK NOW HERE
My Fall and Winter stock
have arrived, and include
Also am still doing expert
Marcel MiuiwiIh sent to L.i Katuro
(I'aiiB) an ordinary postcard on which
j he had written 2!Mfl words, with a
total of 12r.00O letters. It ta-leslblo
van to the nuked eye. The averaso
bonlc has about .".00 words to the pae,
m this pusieard icproscats about
6oventy-se en piiKC.s.
A Fortunate People.
An KiiRllsb scientist baa discovered
evidences which lend him to hcllevo
tho Romans burned coal. Tho cvl
denco, whllo Interesting, Is Ineomplele.
So far It has not been shown that tho
Romans had any strllJO problems.
Knnsns City Star.
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u.wJ,.iiiiiiicaJciir iiii-ir,irriiLfi ijjirimrnnvtitu mtHttu.tm.uujiumMrmwmmrm.-i
It goes without saying, a waist or
dress as a gift is always acceptable
to Miss or Matron. They never get
to many. When you buy silk here
you can be assured that the quality
is the best and the price as low as
good silk can be sold for. Have
Holdings silk in most all the wanted
Have only eight pairs left. Three
in part wool at 56.50 and the all wool
from 59.75 to 516. These are all new
bought this fall, and priced as low
as a good all wool blanket can be
sold for. Infants blankets from
Baby blank"ts. Sweat
ers, silk jersey bloomers
satein bloomers, silk
hose, wool hose, towel
sets, bed spreads, caps
in all styles for children
a neat ready made house
dresses for the busy
housekeeper, Kid. silk
cr chamois gloves, wool
lined gloves for those
vho drive a car.
tai. :t jagigagagga
" iru u i(wrri-Mjpig-7f-yf
of PLUSH and FUR ROBES
some handsome patterns.
auto top and harness repairing.
w 7ir. .rik. t i .ir'Tvv ii
Soms Peculiar Trees.
Among the many preullar trees of
Australia aro found tho ilame-troes,
lisIn'Miearly 100 feet the lire-trees,
tho only tree that blossoms scarlet
red; am! Indian figs, u wonderful lofty
tree if graceful form and brilliant
She- Carried a Roll.
AYl'di tho personal effects of tho
or,ee fiMunus rjnnrnr "ItKolliocho," who
died recently In Tarts at tho ago of
eighty, were sold at auction, an old
slllc dress was knocked down to a
BCcomMinnd-ciolhos denier for a mero
song. On examining tho garment tho
purchaser found concealed In tho lin
ing n bundle of Krcucli bank notes
to Ujc vnluo of $1,000.-
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