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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA. AUGUST 9. 1923
' SUMMER CLOTHING
GABERDINE, MOHAIR, PALM BEACH f
$13.50 to $35.00
$1.50 to 3.50
BAL BRIGAN, PORUS KNIT
LONG AND SHORT SIEVES
ATHELETIC 75c TO $2.00
REMEMBER WE SELL NOTHING BUT WELL KNOWN LINES
OF MERCHANDISE AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICE
W. G. Hamilton Clo. Co.
SCHAAF & TURNER
Licensed Embalmer in Nebraska and .Kansas
Bell 80. - - Ind. 12 Ox
Is The Place!
To Buy Wall Paper. Paints,
And Electrical Supplies.
The best place for Picture
futher reduced in price
Geo. W. Hutchison
Real Estate Farm Loans
A large number of the local ball
fans attended the Smith Center vs
Heaver City ball game at Franklin
It was a 12 inning game and the Kan
sas team had there usual luck and
won by a score of 5 to 4.
Attorney and Mrs. F. J. Munday
and children started on their trip to
Colorado Springs, Colorado, Sunday
morning. They are traveling via auto
and intend to spend a couple of days
in Heaver Cit;; visiting with i datives.
Weather Observer Chus. Ludlow re
ports that 1 83 Inches of rain has foil
since Saturday night.
Si carloads of hogs were shipped
from here to tho Kansas City market
Sunday morning. Tho stock run
thiough hoic Sunday morning con
sisted of one hundred and one car
londs of stock They were handled In
All (numbers of Ktd Cloud Post No.
'J.I3 mo it quested tn mei't ut the Club
Uooium itt i! lfi Fiiiluy to attend the
Memorial service of our late Prosi
dent, W. CI, Untiling Went jour unl
toiui mill bu thete.
Dr. It. b Mmi-Uii, Com
A It. MoArthui, Adjt
I'rouKssinti will form in fiotit of Mu
SMiiiii hull tit Q:;iD Fiiiluy affi'itioon and
march to til auditorium. The Ameri
can Legion will lead, followed by tho
Mason-, thev followed by the chlo
oiganixations. The following is tho
program at the auditorium:
Selection by Chorus, led by N. U.
Invocation, Rev. D. FiUgcrald
Scripture Reading, Rev. J. M. Hates
Piye minute address, E J Overing
Five minute address, F. E Maurer
Five minute address, I. W. Edson
Five minute address, L. U Mack-
Hymn by Choir , .
Benediction, Rev. H. E. Tweedy ..
Prof, and Mrs. A. II. Gclwick ic
tuincd homo' last Tuesday evening
from Lincoln wheic they have been
spending tho past seven ai weeks. Mr.
Gelwick also spent some time In Fort
Dodge, Iowa, in the Citizens military
Fats vs Leans
TLe fat men va lean men ball game
played at the Starke diamond Thurs
day evening created considerably rival
ry as the former won by a score of 4 to
2. The later team who claim tbey can
win are going to play again tonight
and the series will closo next Thurs
day. Prof. Betz and Claude Frost were on
tho mound for the tats whilo Gcorgo
Kalloy who receives grain at the
elevator did the receiving of the ball
from these two pitchers. Joo Hewitt,
Fred Turnure, Frank Perry and (Araos
Miksch were the twlrlers for the leans
and Ed. Piatt was behind the bat.
Dr.. Nicholson played a stellar game
for his outfit and was the star at the
bat. Several of the players on both
teams were injured and Hen Copley,
while making a death defying slide for
second base, sprained his ankle and is
now hobbling around on crutches.
Most all the players ha'd consider
able fun and created amusement for
the spectators and both teams want
you to be present tonlte.
Mr. Itadore Johnson of this city and
Miss Verna Hutchlns, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs John Hutchins of Cowles,
were united in marriage by Rev. Cope
at the Methodist parsonage last Thurs
day afternoon. DrR. S. Martin and
Miss Rachel Cowden standing up with
After tho ceremony the wedding
party autoed to Bastings where the
groom's mother served dinner. Thoy
then left for Omaha to spend a few
The bride has taught schrol here for
the past two years and is an exceeding
ly accomplished and charming youug
lady. Mr. Johnson came here soveral
yosrs ago and is now a partner in the
Johnson & Graham Furniture store.
Since coming here he has made many
friends and is an enterprising young
The nowly weds returned to this city
Monday and have gone to house keep
ing in the Kaley residence in the sec
The Chief along with their many
friends wish them a happy wedded life.
CITY COUNCIL HOLD
REG I LA It MONTHLY
Majoiess Mniy Peterson called the
City Council together in legulnr sos
sion, in the Council Chumbeis, on
Tucsdy evening, with all membcis
present except Alderman Christy.
After the reading of the minutes
of the .hl meeting and the presenta
tion uinl approval of the monthly ic
port ot the cit ticasuier, Council
vrtod to lepair the ciihi'it at the end
of Eighth Avenue with tile.
A le-o'-iti in lelativc to tho collec
tion iof the paving tax assessment)
was dulj passed, after which the
mayor .uul cleik wcic instructed to
transfer the $2182 50 in the Water
Sinking Fund fiom the county ti en
surer to the city trcasuicr and apply
the same on water bonds.
The city clerk was then instiucted
to certify to the county clerk the
cost of cutting weeds on private pio
perty. The mayor and cleik wcic instruct
ed to dinw a wanant for $2000.00
on the Water Chsh Fund and pay
same on water bonds.
The City Superintendent was or
dered to purchase two traffic lights
and Install same, after which the fol
lowing claims were audited and al
lowed: Power House Employees ... $-150.00
C. R. Lewis
S. R. Florance ..
Piatt & Frees l
Geo. W. Trine
G. A. Crow 7.15
A. B. McArthur 7.95
M. C. Sherman .. .
Fairbanks Morse & Co .. .
Star Sanitary Rug Co.
Mid-West Elec. Co.
The Korsmeyer Co. .
Nebr. Machinery & Supply Co.
Lew Simpson .
E. S. Garher .
HOARD OF EDUCATION
MAKES 1923 LEVY
The Board of Edcuation met at the
Commercial Club rooms at 8 o'clock
p. m Members present: urimes,
Sherwood, Overing and Perry. Mem
bers absent: Crabill and Pope.
The minutes of meeting of July
2nd were read and approved.
The following bills were audited
and allowed and Secretary instructed
to draw warrants for the same:
Harry Dedrick $105.45
E. H. Newhouse 7.50
Wm. and James Crabill 10 05
Raymond and Robt. Bnrta 6.65
A. B. Gelwick
E. W Stevens
Piatt & Frees
J. C. Holcomb Mfg. Co.
The next matter taken up was the
making of the estimate necessary for
levy to conduct the Schools for com
On motion the following estimate
was adopted for making the 1923
Teachers salaries $25,000.00
Repairs and Labor
Licht. Water. Phones;Etc.
Text Books and Supplies .
Less cash on hand
, 2,500 00
Less Estimate of 1923 tu
ition . . 9,000.00
UShoats wt. 40 or 50 lbs. euch,
strayed from my placo July 19. Notify
D. Danough on Cobb placo 8 miles
hotith y, east of ltcd Cloud.
Mr. unci Mrs. A. H. Crabill and chil
dicn left via auto for Colorado
Springs, Colorado, Sunday morning.
They intend spending a couple of
weeks in that vicinity and in and
Am't Necessary to raise
bv taxation . $21,400 00
The 1923 valuntion of the District
being $2 439,825.00 the above amount
$21,400 can be raised by n nine mill
levy which is the same levy as made
. for 1922.
I It was decided to levy 3 mills Bond
take to take care of intorost and re-
tiro Bonds on Lincoln School Build
ing which mature in 1927.
Total levy for 1923 to bo 12 mills.
I On motion September 3rd was fixed
as the date for opening of School for
.coming school year.
I No further business nppcarlng tho
Board ndjourncd nt 0:30 p. m.
B. F. PERRY,
The Former Easier Picking.
You can pick out your fools by their
questions and wise men by their an
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Kodak as you go
All roads lead to pictures and
pictures lead to our Kodak counter.
Finishing service that pleases, and
Kodak Film in any size are here for
7 Autographic Kodaks $6.$0 up,
E. H. NEWHOUSE
Jeweler and Optometrist
LOOK AT THESE
SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES
25 Cases Fancy Evergreen Corn
WHILE IT LASTS, 3 CANS FOR
This is not a cheap Standard Pack, but a strictly Fancy Evergreen
NO. 2 CANS YELLOW FREE PEACHES, PER CAN 18c
LIGHT HOUSE LAUNDRY SOAP 10 BARS FOR 25c
LARGE OANS SWEET POTATOES, PER CAN 12V.:c
10 dozen hand made brooms made from last year's broom
corn strictly fresh stock good heavy brooms We have just two
kind3 of these brooms An extra good broom and we are offering
them at special prices for a few days only.
ONE ASSORTMENT -ONE
.. 80c each
R. P. WEESNER CO.
BUSINESS WOMEN TAKE NOTICE
All Red Cloud business women uro
earnestly urged to moot at the Bar
bara Phaies stoic on Friday after
noon at 2:30 sharp to participate in
tho march to the Auditoilum, where a
I duo and proper program, in commem
oration of the death ot riesuient nam
ing, will be can led out.
BUSINESS MEN TAKE NOTICE
All business men of Red Cloud are
respectfully urged to meet at tho
Johnson-Graham furniture store, at
2:30 o'clock s-harp, i Friday after
noon, to join in tho march to the Au
ditorium, where the city will coopor
ate with tho national movement,
which has set aside this day, out of
respect for tho late President W G.