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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (April 19, 1923)
RED OLOOD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
NEWS OF NEBRASKA
IN CONDENSED FORM
Recent Happenings in Nebraska
Given in Brief Items For
The Stale T. P. A. will moot at
Oniiilia April '!( mm. I I!1.
Most till tin- spring ki-iiIii around
Callaway has been Noun.
Work on tin uiivIhk of !M Mocks
litis ln'Kiin nt West Point.
Pos of Hiiinlltoii county have or
ganized the Prairie (Join PIk clnli.
A cotntiiorclnl dull litis been orpin
l.nl liy tlic litislnoHM inon of Helvldero.
A Pc .Moltiy chapter with twenty-si'ii-n
iluiitcr members litis boon In
stituted nt llyiinnls.
The now banking Inw parsed hy the
state legislature has become operative
iinil Is now In effect.
The formal opening of .St. Cather
ine hiHpltal, Met "oak's new s?l(HM)(K)
liospitnl is placed at .May 1(1.
It. 11. Applojjet, a inombor of the
Itoatrlce pohlolllce lollery force for
thirty-three years, has relit ed.
Iloatrlce has signed a contract for
current front an electric power plant
now being constructed at lHue Springs.
Clarence Smith of Table Hock
caught a large gray wolf which meas
ured sixty-one laches from Up to tip.
The senate slaughtered tho hill
providing for Sunday closing of movie
houses In Nebraska by a vote of 10
John Kerguoon of Taylor lost 71
spring chickens when n brooder be
came too hot and set lire to the chicken
The question of the issuing of
?:t.",(HH) for the erection of a comunl
ty building lost at the Meatrice city
election 121)8 to 'J.'.d.
One of the big features of tho John
son county fair this year will be four
days of horse racing. The fair Is to
bo belli September 17 io 121.
Ward K. Newcond of Kearney has
been appointed secretary of the Fed
eral Laud Hank of Omaha to succeed
C. M. (iriionthor, who died recently.
Two hundred ninety-four cars of
livestock were shipped from Humboldt
last j ear and ."I7 cars of miscellaneous
material, mostly lumber, sand and
A Missouri Pacific freight train
was derailed and ten cars of merchandise-
destroyed by fire In a wreck near
Paul, caused by the engine throwing
(rand Island was chosen as the
meeting place for tho 11)21 convention
of the Nebraska Music Teachers' as
sociation at Its closing sessions at
All the ministers of Scottshluff
county met nt a dinner last week,
when the Itcv. and Mrs. J. It. McCaf
free, who celebrated their golden
eddlng anniversary, were the guests
Irwin Knack, helper at the (Jooch
bakery at Lincoln was Instantly killed
when, alone In the mixing room, he
fell into a doughuilNor. His nock
was broken befoie other employes
could reach him.
More than SlSO.tHM) was expended by
the Itichardson county highway de
partment during l'.r" according to
the report submitted to the board of
commissioners by J. Frank Itolf,
In addition to tho completion of the
now $ ir,0Hl Christian church at
Aurora, a large number of modern
residences are going up. The con
tractors have work scheduled ahead
for many months.
The date of holding the annual
league convention of the Nebraska As.
nidation of the llusines Woinetts'
league which meets In Peatrlce this
year, has been changed from April 121,
lo May 1212 and 12.'l.
More than 100 acres around Scotts
bluff hae been signed for cantaloupes
this season, In the first oar of an
experimental season to be devoted to
testing the financial possibilities of
the crop in the valley.
Jlecord breaking truck receipts of
hogs are getting to be n dally occur
rence In South Omaha. The new high
inaik of 12,-KM) head established Monday
blood only 121 hours, as TuexlayS
count at the truck chutes i cached
12.0SI head. It required about ,'t(HI
trucks to bring this number of hogs
Hoy Harrop, president of the Amer
ican Kcouomlc league, with heuihpini
tors at omaha, aunoiimcs the pot I
ponemeni of the National Conference
in that city to May I2.'l to 120, In order
to secure the presence of Thomas
Kdlson and Henry Ford as speakers.
Fifty-four residences, the $17.',000
municipal auditorium, the ?S.",(MK) St.
Mark's cathrodal, a bakery that will
iost at least SIIO.OOO; a wine house
12(K)x."0 feet for a wholes-ale firm, a
bungalow court Including five homes
and a number of lesser buildings now
under construction point to a pros
perous summer ahead for Hastings.
Fifteen times as many persons voted
nt the last municipal election in Falls
City than did in 10121, when hut ninety
ballojs were cast. The Sunday movie
Issue, which was decided In the nega
tive hy a vote of 1,001! to r0,, was
responsible fit' the big turnout this
The new .$100,000 Masonic Home
Tor Children, nt Omaha, formerly the
G. W. Megeath residence is occupied
try Superintendent .lames A. Noble and
thirty hoys, who moved from their
former home In the north part of the
city. Tho old homo had been occupied
since March 112, HUM.
RECLAIMING BOTTOM LANDS
Drainage Has Saved a Thousand Acres
of Wet Land In Frontier
One thousnnd ai res of wet bottom
land in the Medicine Creek valley in
Frontier county have boon reclaimed
at a cost of less than !l.00 per acre
under the dhectlon of the Extension
workers of the Agricultural College.
This drainage project has made im
possible a repetition of such a Hood
as the one which ruined the crops
there In 10121. Medicine Crock was
once a deep and fairly straight
stream hut sediment from the hills
has been washed into tho hod of the
creek until Hood waters thieatenod
the crops each year on this area. The
contio) of this water in a deep canal
dug thru tho lowest part of tho valley
will menu much lo the farmers of this
particular community since In this dry
land area the upland farmers are de
pendent upon the sub-lrrlgnted river
bottom for their livestock feed. This
project Is only one of 11) drainage pro
jects carried on In the state by K
tension workers In 1D1212. 8 III acres
have been changed from mudhnlcs to
productive crop areas.
Thieves entered the J. I. Tlngless
& Sons dry goods stores at Clinton
and escaped with $700 worth of coats
The Plalnvlow hoard of education
voted to have the Hlhle read, without
comment, In every room of the public
schools of that place.
Heports from the northern pifrt of
Jefferson county Indicate that tho fall
wheat Is nearly a failure. Much of
the seed and tender plants have been
Several thousand crows were killed
at an Immense rookery on Oak crook
In northern Holt county In u Joint
hunt of Hunt and ISo.vd county far
mers and sportsmen.
Declaring that he never felt bettor
In his life, "Uncle" Peter Starr, of
Dunning, oldest resident of Nebraska,
last Sunday was the recipient of many
congratulations on his lO.'th birthday.
Hex Hutto county will again lead
the state In potato acreage. The
acreage last ,eni Including both seed
and table stock, was slightly In excess
of 127,000 acres. The acreage this
season will probably be not le.ss than
Another vein of coal has been dis
covered In southeastern Nebraska,
near Auburn. Many veins have been
located here, one being mined for sev
eral years profitably. CSeologlsts bo
Hove it probable that this section will
some day mine coal extensively.
Frank (oil of Ilenilngford, sot n
gasoline can In a bucket of water and
placed It on the stove, not knowing
there was a fire in the stove. The
can exploded, throwing burning gaso
line all over the room and set fire to
the house which was burned to the
Sebastian Salerno, consul at Omaha
for the Italian government, has re
ceived notice of his appointment as
representative of the Italian Hod Cross
for Nebraska. This iccognltloii Is the
result of the work done by Mr. Salerno
in behalf of the Hod Cross for his
D. W. Osborne, head of the swine
department of the Pawnee County Fair
association believes that the hog show
at the fair this fall will siupass any
other pievious sbow. Higher prem
iums will bo offered this year, and
this has alread.v Ins ired many to ob
tain entries this eai.y.
The Nebraska winter wheat condi
tion Is reported as 01 per cent of nor
mal. This s one of the lowest condi
tions In recent years, 1017 excepted,
says the April report of the Division
of Crop and Live Stock Kstlmates and
the Nebraska Department of Agricul
ture. Ilye is rated at 71 per cent.
The work of stocking the lakes and
streams of western Nebraska with
game fish Is being carried on rapidly,
officials or the Alliance Anglers'
club oi deied IIO.OOO black bass hist
week, the fsb to bo delivered this
spring and planted in sandhill lakes
which are under lease for fishing and
hunting pm poses to members.
Pott.v thieving Is becoming quite nn
auuo.vauce to lesldcnts of some por
tions of Otoe county. Farmers report
the loss of gasoline engines, automo
bile tires, grain, chickens and farm
machlnor.v, while In the clt.v, people
mo losing rugs and clothing from the
clothes lines, garden tools, and any
thing lying around loose.
Governor Hryan signed the freo pass
hill which provides for free passes for
ministers of the gospel, charity work
ers .Inuiates of hospitals and others.
Mrs. Lena Merles, wife of Thoiiih.-
Merles, of Table Hock, was engaged
In trimming roso bushes In the yard.
The ax slipped and cut off her second
too arfd nearly amputated the large
Purchase- of a new triple combina
tion fire truck at a cost of .fO.nSO has
been authorized by the city council
at Falls (it.v. The truck will carry a
pumping system having u capacity of
:i."0 gallons of water per minute.
Kllznbetli Hoblnson, 10, (laughter of
J. T. Hoblnson, Siottsbluff, was ser
iously and perhaps fatally shot by
her step-brother, Harry Stowe, 120, as
they were examining u revolver on his
return from hunting. The gun was
Hastings is mourning the death of
tho world's oldest cat, "Old Yellow
Tom," Known tojiave been 127 years
of ago. Ho was full of fight and hud
whipped every thing that lind attacked
him until his last light with n Chesa
peake Hay Spaniel which killed him.
Hundreds or buttles had left him with
one eye gone and Ills ears chewed tin,
The French troops have taken possession of "lliius Krde, the castle of
mund. A group of French ollleorH are shown on the steps of this residence of
Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of N. C. &
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This year the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis railway Is celebrating its scventy-llfth year of service. The Il
lustration shows a scene on the lino near Cowan, Teiin., a special Mallet type locomotive helping a freight train over
the mountains: and at the left H Colo of Nashville, president of tho company.
Now He Will Wear
ibis uulilcK.v freshman of the l'nlveisit of I'tah refused to wear the green ,
cap proscribed h the sophomores for
their tank on the campus.
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At the right Is Miss Kiiiuia Lundtn of Sprlnglleld, S. l, who won tlrst
honors as a milkmaid at the little International live stock and grain show held
at the state college nt Hrooklngs, S. P. She drew 1212.8 pounds of milk In 10
minutes. Miss Hazel Chrlsman, at the left, was winner of second prize, draw
ing 10.7 pounds of milk In 10 minutes.
Doctor Plempton, Inventor of the
roller skate, made $1,000,000 from his
HospitalR existed in Ceylon In 437
and l.TT II. C, according to Singhalese
There is llttlo or no begging In
Northern Italy, yet it Is very prevulent
Sir William Robertson Nlcoll, noted
London editor and Journalist, began
his writing career at tho age of fourteen.
Possession of Hugo Stinnes Home
His Green Cap
Ids class, so the sophs ducked him In
in South Dakota
Viscount Lascelles, tho husband or
Princess Mary, Is nn enthusiastic col
lector of old glass.
Moro than 1,000 women In the Unit
ed States are engaged In the profes
sion of architecture,
Indians had a hall game, In which
they used a regular ball before Colum
bus discovered America,
No protective serum or vncclne bus
yet been devised for tuberculosis,
scarlet fever or measles.
The popularity of Juno as n month
of marriage Is Inherited from the
ancient Greeks and Komans.
Hugo Stlnnes a few miles from Dort
the famous (ionium magnate.
St. L. Railway
IN DIPLOMATIC SET
One of the most charming and popu
lar members of the diplomatic set at
Washington is Senora Alfaro, wife of
the minister from Panama to the Unit'
ed States, Senor Dr. Don Hicardo J,
"POP" CRANE WONT QUIT
Patriarch of traveling salesmen,
Henry P. Crauo of Rochester, N. Y.,
known ns "Pop" Crane to the picture
frame and curtnln trade from Alabama
to Nova Seotlu, is shown above. Un
til a short time ago he covered his
territory In person, nnd then decided
It was time for him to retire. He tried
tho (pilet life, found It vvns too much
for him and compromised hy eontlnu-
t.l.. l.iinlnAB.i I... ...fill lift I (J W1 ( fP
III1B II1M UUBIIIl-on lf mull. in .mw ii
the oldest Masons In the United Stiitu.
Say "Bayer" and Insist!
Unless you see the name "I'ayer" on
package or on tablets you are not gct
ting the genuine Payer product pre
scribed by physicians over twenty-two
years and proved bufe by millions tcf
Neuralgia Pain, Pain
Accept "Haycr Tnhlets of Aspjrln
only. Kuch unbroken package contain"
proper directions. Handy boxes of
twelve tublets cost few cents. Drug
gists also sell bottles of 121 and 100.
Asperln i3 the trade mark of Bayer
Manufacture of Monoacetlcachlester ol
Ambitious Wild Geese.
Only one native species of wild geese
breeds well In captivity. That Is tho
Canada goose, which, under suitable
conditions, can he bred as easily as
the barnyard varieties. The New
York zoological park has loured sev
eral Canada geese every year until Its
Hock now numbers many pairs. The
usual number of pairs nested last
.spring, hut one curiously aciiulsltlve
and equally pugnacious pair, apparent
ly dlssatlslled with their own brood of
live, decided to Increase it. Hy com
bined browbeating and persuasion they
succeeded hi abducting the goslings of
other bhds until they had 1.", a num
ber entirely without precedent.
Small Hoy Mother, me and Hurrj;
veil through the Ice.
Mother You should euy, "Harrjj
Hoy Yes, mother, I and Harry
Mother No, put yourself last In
stead of (list.
Hoy Well, I fell In first.
"What did he leave the poor?"
"Nothing." "They have plenty of
Weak and Miserable?
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A Nebraska Case
Mrs. M Stvfrprn, .ya 'erylSetun
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Tlic trouble habn't
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kIvo Ooud'h tho credit."
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Shaken into the shoes Allen's Foot
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