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TUESDAY nnd FltlPAY
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, DECEMBER 29th, 1922
L 1E1G OF
BUSINESS MEN HELD
ijfEMHKits or tiik domino
CIIESTIIA TO MAKE 0'E
CimriJEU OP C03DIEKCE DINES
AND HEAItS KEPOKTS OF
Eighty professional nnd business
men of North Platte gathered in tho
new banquet room of tho Hotel Pal
aco last night and enjoyed a four
course dinner prqpared and served
by tho hotel management. At tho
short business meeting which was
held following tho dinner President
Mooney presided. Tho roport of Ira
li. Bare, secretary of tho Chamber, was
tho principal topic of tho program.
It has been carefully proparofl and was
read so that all could understand. It
was warmly applauded. Short talks
were made by John B. Edwards, J.
Q. Wilcox and Harry Dixon, after
which subscriptions were taken for
tho 1923 budget and .the meeting ad
journed. Tho voting for four now
directors took place during tho din
ner and tho result was announced
during tho business meeting. L. B.
Dick, Henry Hansen, W. H. McDonald
and 0. H. Thoelecko were elected.
Tho retiring members of tho board
of directors were W. B. Starr, W. J.
O'Connor, Carl Simon and S. M. Sou
dor. North Platte owes these men a
debt for tho service they havo so will
ingly given. If tho follows who crltl-
ciso the Chamber of Commerce were
to givo ono-tenth as much timo and
effort to the public good as these men
have given during tho past year,
North Platte would not need a Cham
ber of Commerce at all. Everything
would be dono before they could get
Tho niombors of tho Domino or-1
chestra leavo Monday on a ono week
tour playing at several different towns
throughout tho state. Their schedule
for tho week is as follows: Jan 1,
Paxton, Jan 2, Sutherland, Jan 3,
Gothenburg, Jan. 4, Lexington, Jan.
5, Kearney and Jan G, Ogallala. This
orchestra is composed of all local
SHORT STORIES OF
PEOPLE 10 T
FLOATING ICE DAMA-
ITEMS OF INTEREST AII0UU RE. ITHREE SPANS SINK ONTO ICE AND
CENT HAPPENINGS IN THIS
During tho absence of Jas. T,
Reports from tho Hall precinct shy
Tho wlnnors in tho fo-oporativo
advertising contest which ran In tho
Tribune for tho past flvo wooks woro
announced last evening. Whllo hun
dreds of pooplo started in tho contest
only two qualified at tho cIobo. They
are Mrs. AHco Richards, 402 W.
Elovonth street winnor of tho first
prizo of $100 and Mrs. Dcssio Coghill,
S01 K. Third street, winnor of tho
largo section of ico on tho North liil ntl9f rst tOK PlmMra will Itnl
CULL FOR TAX-PAYER'S
PROGRAM OUTLINED IN TRIBUNE
OF TUESDAY CARRIED
A meeting of thirty or moro Lin-
that a delightful Christmas urogram 1 'Platte rlvor innnnoi ! , bccohu prizo oi o. u uu , t farmers was hold in tho
mat a ueuglitrui Christmas program i latto rlor, ioosonod by tho recent; ,niled today to each of thoso ladles.! court ,n(jt Tll0a(lflv nftornoon
was civon bv tho minlls and toachor warm u-nnflmr ii-i,i .i ' . . . . ' courl room iaai xuosuay aiiornoon
Keefo, who is spending the holidays of tht a Christmas tree and i stream and the following call was issued to
with homo folks at Sioux City, Mayor' ,ptnna rnfrfta,nnnfa n.nrn nninvnA xvotTm, . Jr:J.l?l Fnt National Dank nnd H. D. Wolsoj Lincoln county taxpayers and signed
i delicious rofroshmonts wero oniovod watron lirlilcn nnvih nt n.io i. ... . , 1
u. u. uans is acung as couniy ni , tj.OSQ nrogpn 1 0,i ,iinni nfc t i,i... . .as follows.
Ho Is not verv busv at this " 1 . . . " " "u,u" luu "uluri having quamiou lor mo uuru, lourui
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season of tho year but had occasion to
Tho North Platto Woman's
level. Thrco sections of tho bridge 1 and fifth prizes fho amount will bo CALL OP-TAXPAYERS CONVENTION
UU Wntlt flAlt.. ..trx .It. . rt ! - ... . ' m. . . . .. .
filo complaints against several minor signed contracts Wednesday to servo
offenders during tho absence of Mrr' the banquet nt tho state convention
Keefo up to yesterday.
I of tho volunteer Firemen. Tho ngree-
went down onto tho ico. A forco of turned ovor to tho Associated Char
i men sot to work removing tho wreck
age and a pilo driver is expoctcd to-
flftV tn ant tinur itl(nn- rpi,
ment calls for eight hundred plates ',,, 1 . " . ,, UB
O. H. Thoelecko has reason to be'at oM domr each Th(J b t w tlumtod hi morning at five or six
proud of the vote ho received as ho ( bo Lloyd opera house. ! tTJ t u i i u ? b0l,Jg,?0"
vas high man among the twenty-five 1 . toured via tho Lincoln Highway brldgo
names nominated by tho directors. Miss Vena Warrington has sold hor , cast of tho city until tho repairs can
Ho has earned this popularity bo-1 lino of Noodle work to Miss Irma Mo- ho made. Tho water in tho river is not
cause of hlB unselfish attention to Michael. Miss McMlchael has taken ""usually high for' this season of tho
whatever public activity ho has been ; a room In Block's storo and will bo J'cnr'
called unon to undertake in tho past. readv to onen in thu now location on Je
CHURCHES AND CLUBS TO UNITE
IN NEW YEARS WATCH
Such men aro appreciated.
Tho nomination of Henry Hansen to
tho board of directors was a liappy
thought and met with a quick response
from tho membership. Mr. Hansen
IVffnr II B ...
January 3. Sho will handle a com-' , Ul uoluonuurg VIB"
pleto lino of Art and Needle work and ltotJ ln tho clt' w,th fr,cnda Wodnoa
also Toilet articles. 1L
i twonty-threo thousand dollnrs yostor-
L. B. Dick and W. H. McDonald havo
earned recognition from the member
ship of the Chamber of Commerce by
their freely given efforts in tho past
to make that organization a success.
"Each has in his own way done much
Tho associated charities sent out
Is ono of tho live, progressive farmers l urday and on Christmas day. There is j ls bolng wRU hcI(1 . company
of this section nnd his Interest ln tho otln n need for clothing. There nrountI1 tho courtg ,mvo actod ' ,te
advaucomont of Lincoln county wil , TOOro cnlla Umn can bo supplied. There nctkm for R ,owop nMeaBmont of lts
be a valuable asset to tho Chamber of lB also noed for a heating stove nndproport, Mr SoU(or t,
Commerce in its wider relations , with fcO0lc lstovo th n ovon. Anyone , fu8ed to acc t t, h k ,
"& " "uu v;a" UUU " ",,a tends tho Burlington must pay nil of
Some wag placed our namo in
nomination for a place on tho board
of directors of the Chamscr of Com
merce and we came pretty near bolng
elected. Wo got six votes. If tho flvo
loyal and stannch friends who stood
by us to tho bitter end will call on us
wo will make It right with them oven
to the half of our kingdom. Wo only
hope they won't try any recount on
report to Mrs. OUIe Salisbury.
j (inj irom ino uuriington rnllroad for f Crosby and Rev. Paul Shonk. Mrs.
Edw. Burko will sing nnd tho Luther
an choir will ronder Ludly Buck's
"Festival To Doum." Everyone Is in
vited to sco tho old year out and tho
new year ln at this service.
WARMEST CHRISTMAS DAY AT
NORTH PLATTE IN FORTY
Next Sunday ovoning a Now Yoars
Watch Night sorvico will bo hold In
tho Lutheran church beginning at
11 p. m. and continuing ovor tho mid-,
night hour. This is to bo called a
community mooting becauso tho
churches nro to bo joined ln tho sor
vico by tho Woman's club, tho Rotary
club and tho Klwnnis club. Short talks
will bo mado by J. Q. Wilcox, M. E,
Thoro is hereby called a roprcsont-
njtlvo mooting of tho taxpayers ot
Lincoln county, Nobtnskn, to bo hold
In tho Firemen's Hall, ln tho city
of North Platto, on January 10, 1923
at ono o'clock p. m. Every precinct
of tho county and each ward of tho
city of North Platto, is roquosted to
solcct thrco dolcgatcs to attend this
convention. Tho purposo of tho con
vention is to lnvcstlgnto tho affairs
of tho county, tho county offlcors
and tho construction of tho court
house. Tho undersigned havo been
directed by meetings of taxpayers,
hold ln tho dlfforont parts of tho
county, representing qulto a substan
tial portion of tho taxpayers of tho
county to coll this mooting.
H. C. Hnrtmarl, chairman
A. D. McNlcklo, secretary 1
i Ita taxes In Lincoln county Just as
every othor corporation and prlvato
j Individual must pay. Tho chock was
I returnc(. Othpr county treasurers
I aro doing the same.
to advance tho
interests of North I
F. L. Mooney presented a matter
Patrons of tho city library can take
overduo books back to tho library un
til tomorrow night and get a real bar
train bv having tho fine remitted. Tho
dates of this library "bargain week" The , North Platto district of tho
wero December 2G to 31 and not Jnn-,j50y Scouts comprises four counties
uary 2G to 31 as printed elsewhere. nn,i Scout Executivo Stephens has a
Borrowers nnd others should mako ug j0b during tho coming year in
It a real bargain week by looking j covering such a largo territory. Dur
through tho hooks at homo ani pick- jng the past week ho mado a trip to
lng out any library books which may Brady, Gothenburg, Cozad and Lex
be lost there. Ington and In each place Interviewed
I which met with general approval. It' Noel Bullock and bride wero
possible scout leaders vrltlx n vlow to
starting real scout work In thoso com
Last Monday was Christmas day.
Tho thermometer ranged from thirty!
degrees nbovo zero to sixty above.
Weatherman Shilling announced yes
terday that his records covering a
period of forty-eight years Bhow only
once when tho thormomotcr went
nbovo islxty dogrocs. That was Do
cemcr 2C, 1890 when It went up to
sixty-two. But that year It wont down
to twenty-two during tho night mak
ing tho mean tomporaturo for tho day
at 42 degrees whllo tho menn for last
Monday was 45. That mnkes last Mon
day tho hottest Christmas ovor known
horo. Ih comparison with this Mr.
was tnat mo uiruuiui ub""" "North Fiatto mesaay, stopping nerui, ,,f. .,.,. u ,, f K f
Tho hold-over members, of tho Woman's section o tho cnamoer o for a few hour8 wMlo on their wed
I tlonlng. Everywhere ho was received
', , -n, r. th- w tt Mnionpv. Csinmerco for the business women oi (lln trjp. They wero making tho trip ; ... ,,,,
1111(1111 tllU XV .- OW ' - - H till V.H VII V4tJIlUit (Will Ull,UlvOlil AlUVVIt ilUi V.I A WUIIIMI 1UUI il.v.l. wa.w !.
li.. mi.n iftAnan nnd Tins . r i 1 1.. .. n. TiMnniinnn i
L E. Mehlmann, F. L. Mooney and E., uio cuy. hum- """ I Dy airopiunu. ou.ri1B ul uuu... , weok ho plan8 tQ mako n Mp from shllllng called attention to Christmas
N. Ogicr. They wero elected last year ' sibllities of such an organization were , whoro thoy were mnPr lod Christmas I Wollflect to the west lino of Perkins day, 187G when tho thormomotcr wont
for a two-year term ana nave one "."'j " T, ,. . ,i,i " ' " county. down to twonty-nvo uoiow zero nnu
never wont nbovo oight during tho day.
This year North Platto had exactly
L. L. Craig
W. S. Parson
R. L. Craig
E. E. Atkinson
C. C. Tlngloy
W. H. Anderson
P. B. Bloom
J. J. Jacobsen -Frank
D. O. Cantrall
II. F. Nowth
I. N. Wells
J. N. Lewis
J. Q. Dcots
ii i,of 1m fltrnptnrR WOUltl
moro year to serve. No director is oruwy maUU . f V nnriv
eligible' to re-election at the close of carry out the suggestion at an early
nnints in the east where they will
visit with "relatives for soveral days.
They will return hero later.
Buy a good oil for your car it will save you
much money in the life of your car.
Tiie following manufacturers have sent their
approvals and recommendations of Havoline
4 Wheel Drive
J. I. Case
The thanks of tho people of North
Mr. Bui- iPlatto should bo given to tho people
lock will bo In Chicago for tho Auto who did such good work last Satur
show in that city beginning on. tho day In preparing" and delivering tho
1 27th of January when ho will havo moro than one hundred Christmas dln-
hlo Pike's Peak trophy on exhibition, nors to tho deserving families of tho
city. Mrs. Ollio Sallbury was chair
man of tho committee and she and
hor committee worked hard. Mrs. M.
E. Scott as president of tho Woman's
club was on the job early and Into to
Tho North Platto Light and Power
Co.; announced yesterday that It had
decided to make a reduction of one
half cent per killowatt hour on all
.... ii.. inn. -
iiignt muB paia ooioro uio xuui ul nial0 tll0 distribution a success. A
succeeding month. This is in the f . . . ,
nature of a discount and docs not ap-, ftnd ,nto 0 got UlQ bagkcls roa(ly and ,
ply to contract rates, power rates nor hugky boy BCOut8.,lolpeil ln tho do-1
minimum charges. While tho amount , H BOcrotary of tho chamber
is not largo for tho avorago consumer,! nnmmnrltn llin whnl0 (lav ln
H It will make qulto a sum on tho total j aMym thQ baskct8
1 1 business ot tho company and moans , m M lh(jy wo aakcd to
do In tho same way. It was a real
community effort and ns such tho peo-
County Treasurer's. M. Soudcr re- plo generally should bo gratotul to
ceived a chock for something over thoso who actually did tho work.
tho samo maximum temporaturo on
Christmas day as Los AngolcB and
twolvo degrees wnrmor than San
Francisco. .Quito a summer resort
A daughtor was born to Mr. nnd
Mrs. Clifton Noal on Monday.
Simon Bros, havo tho contract for
placing tho tfavomont tllo roof on tho
ccrurt house. Tho tllo aro horo and
havo been raised to tho roof whoro
thoy nro pilod about tho cornice. Tho
concroto bed has been put on and tho
felt papor cont has been laid. Layers
of asphalt nro bolng pro'parcd and
tho tiles will bo placed In this whilo
tho asphalt is soft. Tho work is
progressing as well as could bo ox
pected and if tho good weather holds
on, long enough tho roof will bo com
pleted boforo long.
saving to tho public as
MKT CASH GROCERY.
If you are using any of these makes you can
be certain of your factories est of Havoline.
J. V: ROMIGH
North 1'latte, Nclrnskn
Gth & Locust
To all Dealers We aro writing new con
tracts for 1923 now.
C O L U
A Car of Kico Columblno Lump Coal Now on Track
Good Lump Clean Coal.
$12.00 per ton delivered.
Also car of fresh Hanna Coal now on track.
We sell clean coal, guaranteo full weight and guaran
tee our coal to be as we represent it to be.
Wo handle only tho best grades of coal and have a coal
for every purposo.
If our Coal pleases You, Toll your Friends, If It does not
The Artificial Ice & Cold
Phone 212. North Side. Phone 212.
We all want to Save Then why not buy your
Groceries here and save the difference.
P & G SOAP,
PRUNES, fancy Cali
per lb. ...
large can .
ER, per can
2 cans for . .
3 bars for 20c
FLOUR, absolut(j1 HC
ely guaranteed... y 3
CASTILE HAND SOAP
000 E. Front Street
HIGHEST PRICES PAID FOR EGGS AND BUTTER.
"LIVE BETTER FQR LESS'