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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 11, 1923)
RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, OHHSF
Dl If P!T
The person who really hn it lot to
jay usually .n, It hilolly.
(tcticrnl Villa had live wives. No
-wonder ho was n lighter.
A badly iuciti( Imontlon Is a po
tato hug that will 1lvo on eockleburs.
Conking noli'. To know IT con'oc Is
rood, drop a Hatlt'on In It. If the Iron
iloats It Is all right.
Some employes arc never happier
than when they arc doing womo of their
vn work on the boss's time.
Tho divorce rate might bo lower l(
tower man led couples lived In fin
alshed rooms or boarding' houses.
A'on always got tho worst of It when
Ttm kick a skunk, no dllTercnco how
much the Hkunk deserves kicking.
Hank Leggctt says the only table.
juuniiiTs one needs to know Is how
lo keep from choking or burning one's
One editor dolefully remarks that
tlit: chief object of a reformer Is to
prevent any one from having a good
Another thing 1 kick on Is the small
town hotel tbat ehurgos Omaha prices
and then mnkes me carry In my own '
Separate the good Jobs from the
reform movements and most of the
promoters would at onco loo interest
The state of Nebraska might innko
Mime money by liming inmates of the
Insane asylums wrlto songs liko tho
A Harvard man remembers one win
ter in Nebraska when It was so eold
that all the cows gave lee ereain In
stead of milk.
Safety tlrM. When eating pie with .
a knife, you ate less apt to eut your-
sun a iu nun inu euge to me cen
ter of your mouth.
One of the ridiculous things In this
world Is to always stick the word
"honorable" before the name
member of the legislature.
When Frank Edgecombe saw tho
big life- buoys on a lake steamer bo
.iskod the captain where In thunder
tltey used tires on a boat.
litis liuocliler is worried because it
ia becoming fashionable for women to ,
uncover their ears. Ills most out-
Minuting feature Is modesty. i
Tho hostess at a Children party,
recently, told her guests to be care-1
ful about spilling their hootch because
It would oat holes In the rug.
.Some cynic remarked that hundreds
.f Omaha people who were scared still"
when the water was bad will drink any
sort of hootch without Question.
The embarrassing thing about pub
He speaking Is that most of the up
pliuisu tomes after a fellow sits
down. Just what is meant by It, Is
rim auestlon. .
XTy expense account for August
allowed a chnrgo of .8.1( for uionU
TliLs shows what a liar Hank I.eggeit
& when lie says no one will Invite me
tm at with them.
Sixty-four hooch Joints were pad
iieked In Omaha recently. And there
mis hardly a name In the list of own
rs that could be ptounuueed without
producing lockjaw. Who .says wo
iuu't need restriction of Immigration.
The florlng Christ Ian church Is out
jf a piiHtor and they are having a
whale of a time getting another. Ase
Wood mid Itlll Mauplu arc both mem
dm of this congregation. Candidates
take one look at them and hike for
Country editors are always preach
liig eo-operatloii to their readers but
it In mighty hard to get them to work
with each other.
Q always lime an open mind and am
ready to glvo tho fullest possible
it-inslderatlon to all who want to ar
iuv on my tdde.
When I was JIninwig around In
"Sew York In July ile only reminder
n Nebraska I saw was a lonely
Valou Padt'le freight cav s ai.Jlug on
The Junior flnd a lot of fault with
Tr table milliners hi't l'o been eat
Uvff lots longer than she has and 1
ought to know v.hnt Is what.
M'lien I jaw the Junior about tho
rjiolish faslilons of today I always
'tuw she won't 11ml any photographs
irJT tlie fashions when I wns young.
TTio Ross ought to fool compliment
wL when 1 ro'fusu to buy overythlug
vrunt8. It proves my contldence
I her ability to get along with what
OF wm PLAi
Unsound Currency Gives Sellers
Unfair Advantage Over the
EXPERT EXPLAINS MONEY
Points Out Dangers in So-Called
Energy Dollars Other
How domagogues nro using falso
doctrines of so-called "sound nmnoy"
to glvo themnelvea or tho class they
represent unfair .dvantages at tho
oxponso of roat producers Is exposed
in tho Journal of tho American Hank
oro Association by II. Parker Willis,
export on tho money question.
"Thero Is no subject in whoso namo
moro crimes against truth have been
committed than that of 'sound cur
rency,'" Mr Willis says. "Tho term
Is always resorted to by domagogues.
At tho present moment thero seems
to ho a danger that It will bo used
by a potential presidential candldato
ns roptescntlng the 'platform upon
which ho expects to run. There Is
no question that moro nenrly and di
rectly touches tho Immediate welfare
of every class in the community."
Purpose of Money
Primary functions of money anil
curroncy, it Is explained, aro to servo
as a means of exchanging goods and
as a hum ui of maeurlng tho valuo
of goods. Mr. Willi; continues:
"Demagogues and thane who aro
disponed In mislead tho public for
various ulterior ro-:u have suc
ceeded in disseminating an ontlroiy,
dlffcrcnt view of tl. purpose of
money. Ho; u of t.'i m contend that
tho sound nt or best currency is that
which it 'i arrn-i v-d aa to bring
about a '. . rnli.tr. ution of wealth.
They win' i -v -i ly depreciating
currency-. wbiih keeps playing
Into tho IlmiIm of tho seller of goods,
by enabling hi-n to count contldently
upon higher prices In terms of money
so that ho piys the producer from
whom he h".. obtained them less and
less. IT IS A STKANCSK TIUNtl
THAT THIS KIN';) OK CUUUKNCY
IS OFTEN HIGHLY PRAISED OH
rAVOiu:.) isY "Min PuonuoEit
IllMS i: 1. V. NOTWITIISTANDINll
THAT HE IS THE (1REATEST SUE
FEltER FROM IT."
Thero Is another popular view ol
sound currency which alms to basu
It upon "natural products" or "nat
ural forces" usually It Is true, speci
fying products or forces which havu
boon monopolized or can be con
trolled by tho advocate of such cur
rency. Thus from Cum to time there
have been scheme t'o issiiii a cur
roncy baaed upon or protected by
farm products stend In warehouses
or occasionally representing "units ol
energy" or hone power.
The rulers of Soviet Russia at ona
time attempted to introduce a cur
rency rcprcncntlnn "labor time," each,
man recehlng a t'-.eck representing
tho number of lioeri of time ho bail
put In at work, while goods them
selves were to bo valued In terms o!
hours of production time. Thus onq
man who put In an hour's time Iti
stroot cleaning received tho same
control over goods as ho whe put In
an hour'B time at surgery. Tho
theory was that this kind of "sound"
currency enabled tho "poor man" ta
got a largor supply of goods.
"The trouble wns that when those
who could perform a certain kind of
labor were not paid in proportion to
their effort they stopped making
goods. So it was not very long In
Russia boforo tho sound currency,
which was issued In favor of thq
poor man hnd brought It about that
tho poor man could not buy anything
with tho currency. This wns an un
fortunate kind of 'soundness.' Wo
do not want something liko It In tho
United Statos today, yet very slml
lnr proposals nro now being mndo In
a good many quartern that ought to
know better," says Mr. Willis.
FACTS ABOUT CHECKS
A bank check Is a written order on
a bank by one ot its depositors to pay!
a specified sum to anothor party.
This Instrument must bo dated, tho
amount wrltton In full In the body,'
and signed tho same ns tho deposi
tor's signature appears on the bank
signature card and ledger sheet.
A check is paynblo on demand, pro
vided It Is not dated ahead. If dated
ahead It becomes a promise to pay,
tho samo as a note or acceptance, pay
able) on somo futtiro dato. United
States rovenuo stamps aro reipilred
on a check dated ahead, at tho rate ot
2 cents per hundred dollars, or frac
In caso a cheek carries two differ
ent figures, that is $2.00 In tho figures
and "Two llundied Dollars" in tho
written part of tho body of the chock,
tho latter, or part in writing, always
A check made out to a person "or
order," requires la 'ntlllcatlon, anil the
party presenting the samo must as
suro tho bank that ho Is the payee. A
check to a porson "or bearer" is pay
able to t':o ono presenting It nt tho
batik, but r, certain amount of Identi
fication la necessary, for the bank re
ervea tho right to know that he la en
titled to receive the fundi.
Hell) II iiImi "llliive I li . Olnuri lllfct
Frid'ij 'n ii hi- trd ng
Mi I" Mntie r uhh ih lug her Tad
itig u' In' . Ring! ThitrMlit 11.
II i v.- Il'.iirntol Unit L'lnii'Kiin i'ic
truting n MiuMirvilIt! one ilny last
Ueniiie hihI Frank Mh pen "old home
catiletn Pur McUoale -no day litM
Mr. anil Mrs M'i.v Jones were at
l)ii'kei vllle, Thutwhiy last doing their
Mi. E. E. .-punier was In Smith
Outer oil" duy lust week oil business
'Out Prill and Uirt (Inss drove to ii -aviile
one d.iy last week to transact
Roy My rs finished his new burn mid
now l- starting In to paint, Ills brother
Miss Lottie Delicti and brothers were
visiting with Mi. nail Mrs E Myers
oiim day lust week
Mr and Mrs. E, E Hot and family
weie v siting with Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Ritiwi.one day last week
Mrs. Stephtn (Jould.e und daughti
were doing their trnding at Dneker
villi) the end of lust week
All Hut f.ntneis In this vicinity who
inti d to feed, got their young entile
vaccinated dining the pHSt week.
Mr. mil Mrs. Frank Drown, Mr. mid
Mrs John Urown done their trading
tit Womiir the iniilil'u ot the week.
J. C. Williams, bis daiighler, Mrs
Mohler anil P. MeCoalo drove to Rid
Cloud last Friday to do soino trading
Vis. (J M. Noble and son CUMinl
and Lewis Paget t weie at Woiiuir
ih log their trading one day las' v.eel:.
-in Mei'iiH purchased a i.iri.e
in. eli ot hi'ir fr- in ISi-iiiilo Moli'er.
J. Collins ussititinh in the ban ing last
John Ring was in Itiavale one day
last wcea pileing liimliet- as he inieinls
to bitilil a barn befoiu the cold weath
er sets in.
iJHimio MobK-r buiigiit up j "'t ' n
lit, of cuttle fioin (lilTcM-nt pi.tes
d irliijj the p.ist week putting t hem in
the teed lot Willi what he nliv:in. hint
The contluiiniis rain of Sat in day and
siiinlav was line mi the whe.it as well
as I'oin..' most denetieial to nlfiilln anil
ntlir enis.es. eiiii-ing tliem to iissuuii
ii tlilTeiont nsnect thereby making n
liixniiiiiii pasture lur ihe late full anil
John Collins and ltennie Mohlei
drove to Red Cloud last Satuidny to
t aus-iei business, but on i uiu. i.tlitr
in leu i.od tlitne 'ni some' hint; tho
m tier with fricilou. I leeUon the
lu-avy i-ius of that duy bad houu tiling
to itn with it.
Mis t Cioubiie and (1. ugl tor Anna.
M and Mrs. 10 M.wis were m llust.
iegs ui,.. day las, week. The foiinei
t ole her d uightur to u specialist us
S io I tn i iieen in ill beii'tli for a lengtli
of line , i nit the speeii.lisi eon Id tlo in
more f .i In i- (if us uiui'li) tbiwi tin
louu line ois
II. ui in In en privileged to exchange
places with Jupit"r Pluvls during the
pieseiit year, we doubt very much
that tin moisture supply for Nebiaska
as a w heli! could li'ivo been better ad
apted to the needs of agriculture.
Timely tains thioiigboiit the glowing
s.irtson with i noiigh fair weather to
pet tulr ptoper tillage has been the
get ei ul condition This, of course, Is
uliituoly speakiui:; some, sections bad
too much rain and some not enough,
but, compared with other yoair, the
precipitation has been adiqiae and
Now, hs the season for fall plaining
is at liniid, anothir geneious down,
pom Ins visited the stnte and the land
fin winter wheat, so far as tho tnoi6
line supply Is concerned, is in hotter
c. mutton than usual. Also, rail pas.
turcs have been nicely revived aud the
state will go Into, winter quarters with
us blight an outlook for the forth
coml year as could bo hoped for.
Probably the favorable conditions
for planting will result In a larger acre
Hgo of wheat than had been antlclpat
ed, but we do not believe this will be
siitlleienl to overcome the determina
tion of a groat many farmers to ro.
duco their wheat acreage for next year.
Kansas reports that, whereas the ac
reage of winter wheat in that state in
1910 was 11,000,000 acres, it will pro
bahly bo not more tlinn 9,000,000 next
year. We anticipate that the reduct
ion in Nebraska will bo between 10 and
l.r percent, compared with n reduction
of 'in per cent last year over tho year
We hope this will come to pass, for
there mo many crops that can bo
giown more profitably, year In and
year out, in Nebraska than wheat.
This was abundantly proven this year,
and It should encourage u funnel in
crease in dlversltled farming and live
stock raising that will maUo for a moro
permauont aud prolltiiblu agriculture.
A Crazy Look.
rrm a utory "Quilt was wrlttu la
line of hla face." Boatoo art-
Tranacrlnt. u, S
$lV&?z 'witriirw RED BAND made by I
rAGLEPNCLCQ NEW YORK US. Aj sTM
Whv no.l go io chiiiehV Eventually,
why not, now'.' ,
The ohuicli has f-omcthiiig for yon
butter than you can find elsewhere.
Ond Is your Father, He Msks you to
meet hiui( at ohurch Lend (tod nu
hour or two each week. (Jo to church.
You will be well repaid.
Rev. Daiigbeity is planning a series
of discourses on the great hymns of
the church. The first of the series will
be given this eoming Sunday evening.
You should not miss heai lug this series
of ml tresses. A cordial welcome to all
at all times.
Church School u 10 o'clock Sunday
Morning Prayer at 11 o'clock ytin
Evening Piayer at 7:!t0 o'clock Sun
evening You aro welcome. Come mill wor-hlp
Rev. Disil S DiughiM-ty.
Mr hihI Mrs Fred IJiown made a
trip to Smith Center S-Wun'nv.
Joe Ryan hlptd Fiank Rjnn build
fene- ImsI wck.
Flunk HiiiKii was in U'runef S'lMi'
Cl lYotd Noiile and Li'wis P.ipt't
huiilei! lumber frin Innvale Friday for
u az house.
John C 'lllns and Uen .M-dei vaeuiniit.
ed chIvps Fi'ldav.
Hert Cts and fimily spent Sunday
iiMhe John Collins home.
Frank .-Min'-ri and son Cnll'nrd were
in Iimv'atu Filduy.
Mfs Paget was trading in Winner
Oia Prill and I5eit Cass madt a trip
to Red Cloud Sutuulay.
Wanted It Set.
To the clerk who had Just sold her
n thennoiueter a woman said : "Would
j on be m kind as to set It at 05?
Thill's about, what the doctor says I'm
to keep' the room at."
Notice of Hearing
Bstttto of Jnli iiue-'j lliinmelberg De
ceased) in the t ounty Court oT Web.
ster County, N?brnl a.
The Statu ui Nein-i.ska. To all per
sons iuteioste 1 in s.'l ostate, creditors
ami heiis take imnei, 'nut Mary Letuki
has filed her petit'uai I'hging that Jo
hannes lliiuiuellierg died intestate in
Webster C nintv, N'-lir.islts, on or
about Septi-nin-r III. l'.lll, lining a resi-1
uuill, linn iiuifiiiiititil. ui ecaici wuuu-
ty, Nebraska, and died seized of the
following described real state, to wit:
The South half of the South East
Quarter, of Section Two, ('.'), in Town
ship Three, Cl), Range Nine, (9), West
of the Cth P. M. Webster County, Nt
brHhka. leaving hs his sole aud only heitsat
law the following named peisons, to
wit: Addelido llimmelberu, bis widow;
Ljdia llli eh, Dena Lemlto, Anna Herz.
Mary l.euike, and Jobu lllinuielberg,
That the interest of the petitiontr
hoieiu in tho above described real es
tate is oue of the heirs above named
and the owner of tin undivided inter
est in said premises
and praying for a determination of
the time of tho death of said Johannes
'.lltnmolborg, and of his heirs, the de
gree of kluship and the right of des
cent of the real property belonging to
the said deceased, in the State of Ne
braska. It Is ordered that the same stand for
hearing the 27th day of October, A D.,
102.'!, before the court at the hour of
10 o'clock A. M.
Dated at Red Cloud, Nebraska, this
2."ith day of September, 102.1.
(Seal) A. D. RANNEY,
II. S. Foe, attorney for tho estate.
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BOTH PHONES RED CLOUD, NEB
Webster County Bank
WE WISH to announce that we have opened up a sav
ings department in our bank for the use of the child
ren, adults and every one. Thrift and saving is
something that has been neglected.
We kindly invite you to take advantage of this sav
ings idea and make this your banking home with your
savings no matter how small, you are alwas welcome.
A saver is a hustler and we are for both. Bank with
us and you can bank on us.
We welcome every child in the community to become
a customer of this new department.
OVEIt STATE BANK
Red Cloud Nebraska
Regular services every first and third
Sunday in the month In the Adventlst
church nt 11 a. in.
If you aro not worshipplngclsowhero
you are cordially invited to worship
O. R. Uelnltz, Pastor
Statement of Ownership
In compliance with tho Postnl Laws
and Regulations, A. B. MoArthur,
oditor of the Red Cloud Chief, makos
tho statement that tho paper Is pub
lished weekly, that ho is tho Publisher,
Editor, Business Manager and Owner,
and that there nro no bondholders, etc ,
owning or holding stock in tho busi.
A. B. McArthur, Edltorand Owner
Sworn to and" subscribed before mo
1,1 1. ..1. .1 1 n.i.i,,,. m.'i
mis am uy u, u..iu -..
I B- W. Stewart, Notary Public.
COUNTY BANK I
Dr.R. V. Nicholson
The Margin of Safety
Is represented by the amount of
insurance you carry.
Don't lull yourself Into a fancied
Because fire has nover touched yon
It doesn't follow thnt you're immune
Tomorrow -no today, If you have
time and you butter find time
come to tho ofllce and we'll write
a policy on your house, furniture,
store or merchandise,
-LATER MAY BE TOO LATE-
Q. C. TEEL
Something to B Avttded.
An obligation of any sort Is a morfr
lgo on your time,
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