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Red Cloud, Ncbr.
Tho Webster County Board of
Commissioner met at 10 o'clock A. M.
as per adjournment. All members
A petition was presented to tbe
Hoard signed by mini Potter and
twenty one otber freo boldcrs of Red
Cloud Precinct asking that a road be
laid out on the section line between
section -I and D In Township 1 Itnngo
11 In said Webster County.
Motion made by Orowcll, seconded
by Waldo th'vt tlie following resolu
tions bo adonted: lie It resolved.
That a public highway bo opened
nnd established on the sect'on lino
running north and south between sec
tions 1 nnd 5 in Township 2 Range
11 In said Webster County. Said
road to be 10 foot in width. County
Suvcyor instructed to survey nnd lay
out thl" road and County Clerk in
structed to notify the owners of tbe
property adjoining this road accord
ing to law. Motion carried.
The following claims were audited
and allowed nnd County Clerk In
structed to draw warrants on the
proper funds in pavment of same.
0. C. Tool ... 8 7fi
Anna Stumphcnhorst ... $ CO 00
Henry R. Fausch .... . 205 00
Gricc & Grimes 49 BB
Milbum & Scott . 44 00
Lincoln School Supply Co 17 .17
Red Cloud Cemetery Assn. .. 10 00
Frankcl Carbon Co 10 00
W. D. Edson 37 85
A. E. Cox .... 2 25
E. McBrido -..-.- ,. . 4 00
C. E Vnughan ....- 0 25
F. W. Endorf 50
Frank Rischling 175
Farmers' Union Red Cloud 379 14
Commercial Advertiser . . 0 00
Stnte Journal Co. ' C 00
T J. Chaplin 115 00
O A Waldo GO 75
E. J. Cox 102 CO
II. II. Stumphcnhorst 53 25
II. H. Crowcll 51 00
Chicago Lbr. Co. Blue Hill 133 52
Mt Clare Merc. Co. 3 15
Mid State Construction Co. 1748 04
.1. A. Silvey Lbr. Co. 9 25
II. G. Feis 23 00
POOR FARM FUND
Joe Topham 19 27
Henry R Fausch 22 00
Standard Oil Co 14 32
Farmers' Ind. Tele. Co. 4 50
Irvine Harpham 18 G7
1. W. Crowcll 101 CO
No further business appearing the
Board adjourned to meet October 22,
B. F. PERRY, Co. Clerk.
CONTINUE TO CLAIM TRACT
Anneke Jans' Heirs Still Confident
They Are Entitled to Trinity
Though the New York Stato Court
of Appcnls outlawed the Anneke Jans
heirs' claim to the Trinity church
trnct In New York city as long ago as
IS.'O, and again In 1881, the claim still
persists In the minds of some of Mrs.
Juiis' thousands of jescendnntB.
The vTfrT(lflS"IIHBli(TSii5"altncklng tlie
Trinity church title wero. all based on
technical irregularities In grants of
conveyances, such as the nbscace of
a seal or signature, or on allegations
that the grantors themselves had no
title. The defense has been adverse
possession nnd the statute of limita
tion. Tlie streets laid out by Trinity
Church corporation In the Jans tract
were named after leading men In tho
church Vesey, after Itev. William
Vesey, the rector; Barclay, after Itev.
Mr. Barclay, who succeeded Vesey as
rector; Murray, after a 'distinguished
lawyer nnd ofllcer of the church ; War
ren, after Sir Peter Warren, command
er of the British naval forces at tho
station, who married 'Miss Delancey
of New York city; Chambers, after
John Chambers, a lawyer, born In New
York city, nnd n leader In civil and
URUGUAYAN "GAUCH0" GONE
Natural Evolution Has Resulted in
Disappearance of Most Pic
While tho Uruguayan "gaucho" was
a full-blooded Indian, In the Argentine
the name was extended to deslgnato
the halfhrceds and Creoles who led tho
romantic cowboy life of the grent
plains. Here the "gaucho" becamo In
distinguishable from tho "palsano" or
"countryman" of tho American South
west, or the "ranchero" type of the
Mexican agricultural states. Naturally
lie then became the enemy of tho In
dians, n man of peace withal, though a
somewhat turbulent peace, forerunner
of tho great modern agriculturist.
In this evolutionary stage, in tho
middle of tho last century, tho Argen
tine "gaucho," with his characteristic
poncho, long boots, tight pants, long
"hair tied back about tho head, his ker
'chief at his neck, and his high, narrow
lirlmmed hat, lent a barbaric note of
color to tho formation of tho rural ele
ments of tho embryonic nation. Sub
jecting himself to wugo service on the
great estates, he camu to be civilized,
and being so, he arrived gradually at
tho extinction Which civilization effects
for all outstanding Individualistic
The highest order of mind Is tie-cu-ied
of folly, as well as tho lowest.
Ni thing Is tjjoroimhly npprnved but
iiicu.ocrlly., The tpnjowty has estab
lished this, and it fixes Its fangs on
whatwer.gets beyond it either way.
By WALTER W. HEAD,
First Vice-President American Cank
Tho farmer today Is moro thnn n
tiller of tho soil. Ho Is a business
man. Raising crops Is only a part of
his business, If ho Is
a real uptodnto
farmer. Problems of
Hon and financing
nro euually Impor
tant. Tho complexity of
our modern eco
makes It nocessary
for tho farmer to
Walter W. Head
understand and assist in solving
theso problems if he Is to succeed.
In this now rolo as a buslnoss man
tho farmer Btoadlly has advanced
to a better position.
There was a tlmo when tho farmer
was dependent wholly upon prlvato
marketing agencies, whoso Interest
was not always identical with his own,
whose greed for profits somotlmes out
matched consideration of tho farmer's
need. Today there are many great
cooperative marketing organizations
that handle a largo part of tho farm
er's crop and win for him more liberal
treatment from tho prlvato agencies
which still haudlo tho bulk of his pro
duction. Today tho farmer nlso has his own
cooperative agencies of credit. If not
satisfied with the terms upon which
his local capitalist is willing to ad
vanco money upon a land mortgage,
tho farmor can go directly to tho Fed
eral Land Bank, which, by reason of
tax-exemption and other advantages
Incidental to Us governmental char
acter, can loan money at a rock-bottom
rate of Interest.
In addition, tho foderal government
has established another group ot
banks which permit the local bankers
by rediscount privileges to extend
the farmor credit for his current oper
ations on a moro favorablo baBls than
over beforo. If ho thinks his local
bank Is not sufficiently rcsponslvo to
bis need, this same legislation enables
him to join with other farmers In a
cooperative marketing association
and arrange for credit direct from tho
New Credit Facilities
For years It has bcon tho farmer's
complaint with considerable Justifica
tion that ho, alone of all producers,
has been forced to market his crop
on the buyer's terms becauso of bis
Inability to uso his products, In stor
age, as a baBls for credit. Today tho
agricultural credits act authorizes the
acceptance of warehouse receipts, on
non-perlnhqblo agricultural ,. products,
as collateral for loans, tho Bamo as la
tho case of sugar or other commodi
ties of commerce.
These developments havo rclioved
tho farmoi from what seemed to bo
persecution by short-sighted, tight-
fisted, grasping grain dunlors, land
lords and bankers for thoro were
somo bankers who worn guilty of this
very tllng, who thought ot the farm
er principally ns a weak and Ignorant
opponent in a gnmo whoso only stake
was tho collection ot a high rato ot
lntorost. Tho farmor's suspicion of tho
banker arose becauso of misunder
standing, bocause ho Judged hankers
as a class by tho derollctlons ot a few.
Today, with theso sources of government-controlled
credit avallablo at his
call, tho farmer cannot charge or oven
suspect that the bankers nro conspir
ing to do him harm.
As the real farmer has taken advan
tage of those opportunities, ho has
made himself a business man. Like
other successful business men, he is
equipped with crodlt to flnn'rico his
operations, ho is ahlo to mako uso ot
labor-saving machinery, ho Is ablo to
bartor with buyers ot his products as
In Kansas a group ot power and
tolcphono companies Is trying a com.
pulsory thrift plan, which affects
about 1,200 omplnyecs nnd applies to
ovory mombor of tho organization
from tho president to tho humblest
day laborer. The plan roqulroH that
each shall savo and Invest monthly
at least 10 per cent ot his Incomo.
Every month ench employee must
mako a report to tho general office of
how much ho has saved, and In what
ho has Invested It. Tho Investment
must bo approved by a committee
competent to advise. Government se
cudtlos, savings bank accounts, build
ing and loan stock, payment on a
homo, even pnymonts on furniture aro
allowed. If debts have been Incurred,
theso must bo listed and payments
tuny bo arranged on them, but no
more aro to bo assumed. Tho Idea Is
to mako the employee llvo within his
menus and also :ay aside somcthlug
In a dullnlte form.
Reports for the first nine months
show that about 13 per cent of the
wages havo been saved, no single em
ployee fnllli,g below 10 per cent. This
amounts to over 5100.000. Failure to
roport or to savo brings dismissal, but
In ouly two Instances among the 1.2G0
employees was Siii-h action ncrdod.
Budget books nro distributed and
their uso explained as a 'helpful
method in establishing a working
scalo of living thai will allow for
Would Create More Paper Money
Than Russia's Trillions But
Add No Real Wealth.
SOfJH DANGEROUS FALLACIES
Would Remove Safe Restraint of Gold
Basis nnd Open Way to Endless
Issues of Paper Money.
How tho United States would bo
Bwamped, under n greater volumo of
worthless paper monoy than has
ruined Germany and Russia, by tho
Edison-Ford commodity currency plan
is pointed out In tho present article,
concluding the rovlows, proparcd by
tho American Bankers Association,
of tho recent exposure of the folly of
I., i.ilinln onlinmn liv Wllllfim T. Fill, j
tor, Director of tho Pollack Founda
tion for Economic Research. Mr.
" 'Tho supply of money,' says Mr.
Ford, Ms Inadequate. Thero is moro
woalth than thoro Is monoy to movo
it.' Ho draws a vivid plcturo of 'tho
goldon dam to tho stream ot pros
perity.' From a hundred quarters
comes the demand for tho govern,
ment to speed up the printing pressos,
In order to crush 'tho money monopo
ly,' reduce Interest rates, and make
It oaslor for everybody to get monoy.
"Iullatlng tho currency, howovor,
though It enables people to get moro
units of currency, docs not enablo
them to obtnln moro purchasing
power, and It does not roduco interest
rates. In all her history Germany
never had so much money or ns high
Interest rates as in 1022. Money, un
like other forms of wealth, Is not
oaslor to obtain simply because tho
total supply is Increased. On the con
trary, Increasing tho supply of rtoney
ordinarily increases tho demand for
money, and Interest rates depend not
on Bupply but on the relation between
supply and demand.
A Dangerous Fallacy
"Wo are assured, however, that the
Ford-Edison plan provides money .for
the farmer at virtually n.o expanse to
the government or to anyone else.
All the government has to do la to
print tho monoy. What could be sim
pler? Here we come to the most dan
gerous fallacy in the whole project'
It la dangerous because of the uni
versal desire to get something for
"Hero Is the gist .of 'the matter?
Money will buy whatever Is produced,
not a particle moro by any trjck Of
alchemy, or legislation, 'or' finance.
Tho Russians, haVing multiplied' yterf
money ,WiO0D- times, 'cannot, buy x
much'wl'th 'it as'befofe. ',. Wh'ewe
prUitjjjioro money there aro ri'o'nic'r'o
ggpds. for money to buy; not a slnglo
additional plow, or hnt, or ..potato.
k"Soiuo of those' who got tho newly
printed money can buy more good's
than before; all other pooplo can buy
fewer good than before, becauso their
money lu ,s fallen oft In purchasing
power. S tice thoro nro no morp
plows, and lints, and potatoes, o,nd
so on, to distribute, if some people,
got moro, others must get less. I
"Inflation under tho Edison plan Is
limited mainly becauso, on account of
Its Indefcnslblo discrimination, most
groups of producers of goods and
sorvlces nro not allowed to partici
pate. If all groups woro Included, as
in fairness and in politics they would
have to bo eventually, the poslbllltles
of Inflation would bo vast.
The Deadly Spiral
"Tho total Income of the United
States Is now in excess of fifty bil
lions ot dollars. The total money in
circulation, Including bank deposits
subject to check, is not far from
twenty-five billions. It follows that
tho annual production, if used as a
basis for jiew Issues on tho Edison
plan, could at once greatly Increase
tho volume of money in circulation.
Every addition to tho monotary supply
would tend to ralso prices. Tho higher
prices became, tho higher would be
tho loan value ot a given volume of
goods since tho size ot tho loans Is
based on values and not volume. The
greater, thorefore, would bo the vol
umo of new money that could bo Is
sued on the basis ot a given annual
production. Prices would become still
hlghor; and so on up an endless
"Even In Russia, where financial
printing presses hold tho world's rec
ord for volumo, whore now Issues of
two hundred trillions ot rubles per
month stagger tho Imagination, the
people complain that 'thoro Is not
enough money to do business with.'
Without tho arbitrary rostraint ot the
gold basis, and with Muscle Shoals
Inflationists, and sundry othor kinds
of Inflationists constantly pressing
their claims mon Congress, It Is not
at all certain that tho United Statos,
onco well on tho road to financial
chaos, would In the end bo outrun by
BANKS HELP CLUB WORK
Yakima County Banks In tho State
of Washington havo loaned SS.G70 to
boy nnd girl club membors. Yakima
County has twonty-nlno pig club mem
bers, tT7enty-four poultry club mom
hers and forty-thrno dairy club mem
him. Dairy ilili members are nil
using purebred stock, local breeders
and bankers coop rating with thorn
to the fullest extent. ,
It Is easy to do n big business if
you loan your customers tho monoy
to buy with.
When a woman brags about trim
ming her own hnt other women say
It suro looks it.
A real friend is one who continues
to like you when you bogln to get
up in tho world.
What does It profit a . taxpayer If
his tax rato is lowored and his as
Low Sholloy suggests that many
pooplo might reduco tho cost of liv
ing by changing their Ideals.
A sarcastic editor observes that
most of tho loafing you see nowadays
Is among follows who havo Jobs.
Churches would soon go out ot
business If tho women took no movo
Interest In thorn than tho mon to.
It is safo to assumo that the man
who hasn't nn enemy In tho world
has never accomplished very much.
Blxby snys there is no such thing
ns righteous wrath. Wonder how ho
Justifies his periodical attacks on my
Country editors don't cut much
flguro in political circles now but
watch their popularity return next
A gentleman has been defined as a
man who makes you bate him but
Is so nico to you that you aro asham
ed to cuss him. '
It it Is true that women will voto
for none but handsome candidates
then Al Mathers and Art Weaver are
suro to win next year.
It Is ridiculous to think that a
man who has spent all his life In a
business knows more about It than a
Tho Junior owns tho finest and best
car In town, to hear her tell it. But
when tho roads are rough or muddy
she alwnyB uses my old Dodge.
If wo used no moro Judgment In
soloctlng our own employes -than we
do In selecting officeholders all busi
ness would' go to smash In a month.
An Ord man compalifas becauso his
wife can't take -a Joko. Tho neigh
bora say the surely 'took oho" when
Bhe Btrtodat the marria'g'6 altar. '
According to tho riewsp'apers hridos
nro always beautiful. Perhaps tho
mean husbands-thqy get .account for
tho largo percentage of ugly married
women. ' '
Henry Ford says organized labor
Is organized loafing nnd that tho talk
of a bonus Is an insult to tho former
oervico men. That proves that ho Is
People lived better and for loss
monoy when everybody In .town kept
a cow, raised chickens and had a
garden. Automobiles don't leavo tlmo
for such work nowadays.
BU Maupln says he Just can't stand
tho smell ot tobacco. No wonder.
When a fellow smokes dried soap
weed all tho time it is sure to affect
his taste for the real thing.
heard the music always stops?
the loudest in order to make yoursell
the meals that when you are yelling
a place where they serve music with
Tho Boss still raises thunder every
time a chunk of flro from my plpo
blows down her neck. I don't seo any
reason for her being so fussy.
This is , funny old world. People
will beltovo anything a candidate
tells them bofore ho is elected and
then turn around nnd beliovo every
thing that Is said against him attor
he is elected.
I can remomber tho tlmo when tho
best hotel In Council Bluffs chargod
only a dollar a ' day for room and
monls. And wo nil kicked liko sin
when tho price was boosted to a dol
lar and a Quarter.
One of Aso Wood's daughters got
all excltod last summer becauso her
small son bit a chunk out of a drink
ing glass. Any boy with as tough an
old granddad as that boy has isn't
going to be hurt by broken glass.
I might Invest my reserve capital
in three bushels nnd a half of wheat
but If I did I don't see how it would
help tho firmers for I'd buy It at tho
market pilco. And ir h should go to
$3,50 a bushel tho reformers would
all Inmbust me for robbing tho farm
ors. If you can't stand criticism from
othors at least bo honest enough to
sit down and look yourself over onco
in awhile. You aro suro to dlscovor
that you aro not anywhero near as
1 important as you think you are,
Printers' ink has made thousands of
men rich when it was mixed in the
right proportion with Brains
LET US HELP YOU MIX THEM
The Red Cloud Chief
Program for Old Settlers Pic
nic to be Held at Cowles
List of survivors of prj grasshopper
dtys, Henry Keeney.
Pioneer Batching, Emanuel Peters.
The First Church Building, Noah
First Lady of Cowles, John Waller.
Beginnings of Potsdam, Louis Pel
First Sorghum Mill, John Campbell-
The First Bored Wells, M. C Sher
man. Deep Well Digging, William Crablll,
Buffalo Jerk, Charles Ourney
The above will be Interspersed with
lively talks about Indoor life by Mrs
Parker, Mrs. Pace, Mrs. Arneson, Mrs.
Muslc'by the Cowles Orchestra and
vocal music by Laban Wagoner.
By order of tbe Committu
Master Marlon Brown is numbered
with the sick.
F. M. Brown and "wife were visiting
in Smith Center Saturday.
D. K. Qrewell and family spent Sun
d ly with the E E. Spurrier family. .
Several from ibis neighborhood were
p'cniclne nt Golden Rod Beach Sun
day. Velma Carr visited the MUses Grace
mid Louese Brown Wednesday ot last
Miss Velma Carr spent last week in
Smith Center the guest of Miss Letha
Ed Manning, County Engineer, was
a Sunday visitor at the E E Spurrier
L O. Vance and wife and daughter,
Mrs Ernest Freeman, visited in Phil,
lipsburg last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Rhorer visited
their daughter, Mrs. F. M. Brown and
family last week Glad to report Mr
Halirer is able to be out again.
Queen Disliked Long Sermons.
Visitors to the Savoy chapel, off tht
Strand, are often usked to look at the
"old hour-glass" on the pulpit. It la
not "old," for It was tint placed there
until Queen Victoria restored the
chapel In 1807; It Is not nn "hour
glass," for the sand runs for 18 min
utes only. That period Is said to have
been chosen by the queen us a protest
against long sermons. Christian Sci
A Fljht for Reputation.
A man going ulong n lonely rond was
sot upon by two highwaymen. lie
fought desperately, but was flnnlly
overcome and searched. All that the
bandits found was a dime. "Search
Itlm again," said one. "He would nev
er put up a tight like that for a dime."
They searched him again, but could
llnd no more.
"Now tell me." asked tho spokesman,
"why you fought so we nearly had to
"Well," answered the victim, "tho
truth of tho matter Is I didn't want
my llnanclnl condition exposed." Har
He Didn't Mean That.
A newly married w'dow overheard
her second husband telling a friend:
"Yes, I got ii wife nnd four children
"iou Just try booting my children,"
snhl the huly with vigor, Louisville
To FRANK CALLAND:-
Vou ore hereby notified that on
May 14, 1923, Jennie Callaud, filed a
petition against you In the District
Court of Webster County, Nebraska,
the object and prayer of which is to
obtain a divoice from you on the
ground that you have been guilty of
extreme oruelty towards the plaintiff
and of non support aud desertion.
You are required to answer said peti
tion on or before October 15, 1923.
Jennie Callaud, Plaintiff,
By E. G. Caldwell,
Notice o! Final Report
In the County Court of Webster
In tbe matter of the estate of A. D,
All persons Interested in said estate,
are hereby notified that the Executrix
has filed herein a final account and re
port of her administration, and a' peti
tton for the final settlement of such
account and report, and for' a decree
of distribution of the residua of said
estate, and for tbenSslgnmoritof tho
real estate bolonglng thereto, aud n
discharge from ber trust, nil of which
said matters have been set for hearing
beforo said court on the 8th day of
September, 1923, at the hour of 10
o'clock, A. M., when all persons Inter,
cstcd may appear aud contest the
Dated this 29th day of August 1023.
(Seal ) A D. RANNEY,
Regular services every first and third
Sunday in the month in the Adventist
church at 11 a. m.
Preaobing at 11 a. m. Subject "Cares
and What to Do With Them". Every
O. R. Beinitz, Pastbr
Cholera Kills Hogs
Many faUl diseases CAUSED
BY WORMS arc mistaken for
Cholera. Rid your hogs of'
worms with Kamarika. Avoid
losses. 82.50 size will treat 64
hogs weighing 75 pounds each.
At Cottinga Drug Store
The Margin of Safety
Is represented by tho amount of
insurance you carry.
Don't lull yourself Into a fancied
Because fire has never touched you
It doesn't follow that you're immune
Tomorrow -no today, If you have
time and you better ilnd time
come to tho ofllco and we'll write
a policy on your houso, furniture,
store or merchandise.
-LATER MAY BE TOO LATE-
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