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RED CLOUD. NEBRASKA. JULY 12. 1923
Limbs of trees often make telephone lines
"noisy" or put them out of order.
This is especially true in wet weather; be
cause damp branches touching the wires are
likely to "ground" the telephone current.
Because it is essential to satisfactory tele
phone service that branches be kept away from
the wires, our workmen prune them in a way
that will not only improve the appearance of the
trees but will also lenghthen their life.
Help us keep the tfees from interfering with
the wires, especially in the rural districts.
Lincoln Telephone and
Thieves Enter Stores
Some time during Tuesday night
thieves broke the lock oft the rear door
of the Yost Mont Market und after
gaining entrance sto e SO from the ensh
register. They alo atu-mpwl to break
State Banks Show-Gain
K. C. Kaudson, deputy secretary of
the state department of trade aud
commerce, (luds that the average daily
deposits in state banks have Increased
$22,012,877 in the past eighteen montt
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IN
SESSION ON TUESDAY
into th safe and loft h hummer. ItlsJDuring that time his predecessor, 'anJ Crowcllt
The Board of County Commission
era met as per adjournment at 10
o'clock p. m. Members present
Chaplin, Cox, Waldo, Stumpenhorst
thouuht these same pxrties nulled off.
the job at the Smith Shoe store as en
trance was gained by opening a rear
window. They went thru the desk
after which they went to the cash re
gister cutting a hole in the bottom tak
ing what money there was. They alto
took a pair of silk hoe aud a pair of
ho'e supporters from a shoo case.
The Mitchell Jewelry store was also
entered by breaking window ptuie in
the rear door. The thieves took two
pearl necklaces and a lavolier from the
show case. It is thought that these
jobs were pulled oil by amateurs.
While switching in the Burlington
yard? at Oxford Monday morning
Fred S'.aby fell from the roof of a
box car while being switched, hi cak
ing his left wrist and badly spraining
his left ankle. He was taken to Alma
for medical attention and f.om there
to the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Al Slaby in this city. He has
been working as brakemnn on the
Hastings-Red Clloud local. for th'e past
Iter, days, being transferred to the
Oxford Red Cloud local Monday morn
ing to relieve one o' the regular men
on this run for a few days.
.1. E. Hart, was In office. This is tie
record in spite of many bank failures
and the nationalization of four banks.
The figures complied in the office of
the banking department show a con
tinuous and &teady Increase in de
posits. The daily average su oru state,
ments sent in by all the banks In tho
State show that the avoragu daily de
posits for the period of six months
prior to June 1, 1023, was 824 1,57 1,358 01.
Average daily deposits for six months
prior to December 1, 1022, wis
$230,3Gl,C7l).32,and the six months prior
und eudlni; June 1, 1022 was $2l3,(J(l,
181 01). This makes a total gain of
$32,012,877 12. State Journal.
Defeated Alma 7 to 2
Sunday afternoon the Alma team
and the local team pulled off a game
on the local diamond. Red Cloud won'
the game by a score of 7 to 2. Ike
Houtz wa3 on the mound for the vis
itors, he was rather wild at times as
he walked nine men. The visitors
secured more hits than the local team
but the latter made their hits count
and also secured runs on overthrows.
The local team is in Alma today to
battk with that team on their diamond;
JULY CLEARANCE SALE
Has Been Going Very Satisfactory. We Find
That the People Appreciate the Fact That Our
Prices Are Right on QUALITY MERCHANDISE
BELOW IS A FEW OF OUR MANY BARGAINS:
Nens and Young Mens Suits
Consisting of Hart Schaffner & Marx and Micheals Stern
$45 val., Clearance Price
Palm Beach Suits
Genuine Palm Beach Cloth made up in High Class Way
$ 1 5 val. Clearance Price
1 8 val.
$42.50 val. Clearance Price
$9.00 val., Clearance Price
' Genuine. Palm Beach Trousers
$5.00 and $6.00 values, clearance price -
20 Discount on All Other Pants
Mens Athletic, full cut, clearance price 65c
Mens Balbriggen. long leg short sleeve 95c
Mens Porus Knit, extra value, long leg short sleeve G5c
Munsing Wear 10 per cent discount
Owing to lack of space we have omitted
many exceptionally good values in this
ad, but you will find them in our store.
Take advantage of them early.
Hamilton Clothing Co.
Red Cloud, Nebraska
Motion made and carried tlr.it the
following resolutions be adopted:
Webster County Nebraska:
Ho it resolved: That the County
Hoard of Commissioner. of Webster
County, Nebraska at the regular
meeting in the Court House in Red
Cloud, Nebraska, on this Oth day or
July, 1923, hereby accept all tho pro
v'sions of the Federal and State Aid
load acts as provided in House bill
'rr.tr .,r i,A com. rnm.Hing r ilm
Wll iil llli; v.'kil vuiliv.a Ui lilt.
United States (3D State 355) and
House Roll 722 of the 1917 Session
of the Nebraska legislature approved
Apiit It), 11)17, and House Roll G72 of
the 1023 session of the Nebraska leg
islature and make application for
Fedeial funds for Webster county for
approximately $2601.72 to construct
the following described bridge in Web
sler county on the 7 per cent system
on State Highway No. 41 and Project
32, plan 1827 for superstructure and
plan 1807 A for substructure at
above sta 975, project 32 near Cowlcs,
Nebraska. For and in cons'deration
of the above specified bridge being
constructed Ms Federal and Y County
Funds, the Board of County Commis
sioners of Webster county, Nebraska,
hereby pledge tho good faith and
credit of the County of Webster as
1st To furnish total cost approxi
mately $5223.14 npprox $2GG1.72.
2nd To furnish nil tho right of
way on the nbovc designed road free
of cost to the Federal Government
and State of Nebraska.
3rd To provide funds for and to
properly and continuously maintain
'.he above specified road and bridge
after the construction of same, ns
piovided in the above mentioned acts.
4th To grale to the satisfaction
of tho Federal Government ni d ?it.lc
of Nebraska without cost to the Fed
eral Government and State of Ne
braska. In w'moss whereof I have sot my
hand and seal of Webster county, Ne
braska, this Oth day of July, 1923.
T. J. CHAPLIN,
Approved Chr. Webster Co. Board
GEO. H. OVERING,
County Highway Commissioner
B. F. PERRY,
Co. Clerk, Webster County.
Dept. of Public Works
A. J. LABD.ELL,
A petition signed by P. W. Krueger
and twenty-four other residents of
of Potsdam precinct was presented
to Board said petition requesting tfie
opening of a road just south of cor
porate limits of Blue Hill. Petition
granted provided the land necessary
to be used could be purchased at a
reasonable price Commissioner Stump
enhorst authorized to purchase land
Motion made by Stumpenhorst and
seconded by Cox that the County
Clubs be instructed to write to the De
partment of Public Highways and
request that they send an engineer to
make a thorough examination of the
present condition of the Red Cloud
liver hi idee. Motion carried.
County Treasuier instructed to
str'ko from the 1922 tax list tho s.s
sessment against the Dwelling House
Mutual Co, as Mutual lnsuiance Co,
nrc not subject to taxation except by
the State of Nebraska.
At 2 o'clock tho time set for a
hearing on the petition of W. R. I'.ur
wc"l for 1'ccnso to conduct a Pool am:
Billiard hall in tho Village of Ina
vnle, said matter was taken up by
lloaid. The Board being .satisfied
that his petition was signed by the
piopcr number of legal voters and
freo holders of Inavalc Jprecinct.
There being no objectors and no ic-
moRstroncrs filed a motion was mado
and carried that the said petition no
granted and County Clerk instructed
to issue a new license to W. R. Bur
well for one year after his paying
to' the County Treasurer tne proper
As the 1923 state levy should bo
certified to County Olork by August
2nd the Board adjourned to mces.
August 7th for the purpose of mak
ing the 1923 levies that arc required
to be made by the County Boa-c.
B. V. PERRY,
FARM BUREAU NOTES
County Extension Agent, Henry
A campaign for better homes in
America was conducted the week of
June 4th to 10th. In connection with
this there is being erected in the Na
t'onal Capital, a reproduction of the
famous "Home Sweet Home," house,
immortalized by John Howard Payne.
This building will cost $10,000, is be
ing erected and maintained under the
auspices of the General Federation
of Womorj's Ciub3, co operating with
Better Homes movement.
I have, more tian onco, expressed
myself to the effect Uiat I believe
we have too many special days and
special weeks, yet here ?s another m
week in which all can consistently
join. Everybody, I believe, would be
glad to 'have a better home. Some
of us cvnnot realize our ambitions
to have hotter homes of brick, mortar,
wood or stuco, but in the larger und
finer sense of the word, better homes
arc in icach of nil.
The hou?o does not necessarily
make tiic home, desirable as is a com
fortable, attracts e and inviting home.
The story is told of a poor woman
who was left a widow and with sever
al small childien to support. Finally
good fortune came her way and she
was able to build a new house. "A
friend congratulated her on the fact
she was to have a new home. "Why"
she answered, "I have had a good
home a long time, only I have co
house in which to put it." ThiR
would be a better world If this spirit
were more widely spread.
A great many heads of famines,
year after year, put off building a
new house, or making needed changeB
in the old one, always feeling, 'though
that the work is to be taken up soon.
After a while the children, for whom
such conveniences are desired, leave
the old home nest, and then it is
realized that the work, though it
were carried out, could not benefit,
aa once it might have, 'those that the
father and mother had in mind.
Building material may seem high,
yet, if one can afford it, now may toe
the best possible time to begin the
erection of a new residence or the
improvement of the old one. We ab
sorb environment, we take on some
thing of our surroundings. The
woman who works in a convergent
kitchen, for instance, or spends ner
spare hours in a light and cheerful
room, gets more out of life, and in
turn is able to contribute more to
Yes, the observance of Better
Homes Week is within reach of all.
It may not mean a new house. It
may mean merely a coat ot patnt,
or some other bit of brightening. It
might mean just a homesceatf clean
So all of us may nppropi lately and
with profit join in thh movement
which finds expression In the heart
touching song, "Home Sweet Homo."
FOR FORTY YEARS, AN UN
BLEMISHED RECORD FOR
WHOLESALING AND RETAIL
ING THE VERY BEST BUILT
PIANOS AND PLAYER PIANOS
IN AMERICA. ZONA BEKG &
SON, SUPERIOR, NEBR.
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