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STEVENS & BAKE.Editors and Props.
.SATURDAY, SEPT. 4th, 1886.
The bricklayers on the Keith block have abont
.completed their work. It is expected to have the
baiding ready for occupancy by the first of
The premium lists for the county fair will be
.out early the coming week. One thousand have
been printed and will be distributed through this
jand neighboring counties.
An emigrant returning: from Cheyenne connty
-to his home in Hastings died Tuesday night
cviiici i icni mauj uuuu. appears mo
man was taken sick and by mistake took a dose
rof poison instead of medicine.
The Presbyterian. Sunday-school, which has
been suspended for several weeks by reason of
diphtheria in close proximity to the church, will
conveno as usual to-morrow afternoon at three
Saturday last was a red letter holiday, the
occasion being the Knights of Labor picnic.
'There were gjtnes and sports in such multitude
that no one could be disappointed in not having
something to amuse and instruct. Remembering
the pleasant time had last year, the people turned
-outenmaeso and it's the universal verdict that
everybody had a grand good time.
Dr. E. B. Warner's new hearse arrived Monday
and was taken in charge by Sam Van Doran, at
whose stable it will be kept. Through the courtesy
of Mr. Van Doran a Tribune reporter had the
privilege of giving it a thorough inspection, and
ho found it a vehicle of fine workmanship, with
-all the latest improvements, costing a small
fortune, the freight alone being over one hundred
dollars. Such things are not pleasant to contem
plate.but they are necessary in first-class funerals.
The Buchanan Comedy Company will appear
at Lloyd's opera house on Thursday, Friday and
Saturday evenings of next week. This company
was annonnced to play in this city several weeks
-ago, but while in Kearney the manager was called
east to attend the bedside of a relative and com
pelled to withdraw the engagement here. The
company is now playing to good honsea along the
line of the U. P. and are all the better by reason
of their forced vacation.
A much needed institution in North Platte for
some time has been a first-class restaurant, and it
ia with pleasure The Tribune is able to announce
this week that Sirs. 11. Urbachlias filled tho want
in a highly creditablo manner by tho establishment
of the Vienna Restaurant on Front street, which
was opened to tho public on Tuesday. Everything
is new, bo neat and inviting that a mere look in
t the doors will make you hungry- The ground
Hoor is divided into two departments, the lunch
room and the dining room, while on tho upper
floor there is a dining room for private parties.
Heals will be prepared for families also at any
time. While everything is first-class, tho prices
are moderate, in keeping with the times, live and
let live being tho motto. Tho house will be a
credit to the city and will receive a liberal
patronage from tho start.
The Ministzb's WiFE.-Some observation and
experience has convinced of tho import;ince of
the following particulars in a minister's wife. She
ought to bo selected by a committee of the church;
ought to be just like everybody, please everybody,
bo ready at all times for everything, have no will
or way of horown, and boa cheerful drudge for
everybody. She should never have any disability
of any kind; sho should havo nerves of wire and
-.sinews of iron; sho should never grow tired or
impatient; she should be cheerfnl, intellectual,
pious, and domesticated; she should keep the
house in order, keep tho children clean and neat,
and raise them to suit the tastes of ovcrybody.
She should keep up tho style of a lady on very
6mall wages, and always havo leisure for "good
work," and be ready to receive "morning calls."
8ho should lead in the Band of Hope, tho Dorcas
Society and tho Ladies Jlissionary Society. Sho
should teach infant clashes, keep up choirs, attend
all meetings, help all tho poor, caro for tho sick,
and do many other good thengs, too numerous to
monKnn- nri'1 tl-.pn hn nlrvippd with RVfirvbodv and
"-everything, and never desire any reward except
jost what happens to come, and tho satisfaction
of knowing that she lias done her own duty and
much of the work of other people too.
Our Schools. Feeling that many of our boys
jicd girla are too busily engaged in play or other
wise, to think of what else is about at hand for
them, we whisper to them that school will open
next Monday morning September 6th at nino
o'clock. Books should be gotten ready for nso.
Girls always liavo them neat and clean where they
can find them, bst boys frequently allow theirs to
become dirty. Hunt tlim and dust them, boys.
Pupils should not secure their books until tho
teacher gives them the proper list. This should
bo particularly tho case with reading books.
As the law requires narcotics to bo taught, there
has been an arrangement made to give thorough
instruction in this branch of physiology, both
oral and with text books. Stale's physiology
and works gotten up by Mrs. Hunt, Supt. W. C.
T. TJ., have been regularly adopted.
We shall make an effort to do a good work for
the schools, but wo also trust parents will
remember that this is thoirwork, and they should
endeavor to assist the teacher at all times. A visit
to the schools now and then will bo appreciated
by tho teacher, and tho parents can then see what
the teacher is doing.
Wo will give school notes from time to tiino.
H. V. A.
Mrs. E L. Black and Mrs. L. Farrington
returned Saturday from a trip to Salt Lake City.
Mf-Gt F. -Iddings left last evening on a ten
day's visit to friends in the eastern part of the
Mies fZrana Rformrt. nhirtfxl for the eastern tinrfc
of the State Wednesday morning on a visit to
Rev. Charles Anderson, of Potter, was in tho
city Monday enrouto to urauy lsianu wnero no nas
a hay contract.
Harry Shannon, who has been spending several
months in DakoUi, returned to the city last
Miss Mary Carr, enrouto to Sidney whero she
leaches the coming year, lias been visiting in the
city the past few days.
Gaylord Curtis and a Mr. Vail, bankers of
Susquehanna, Penna., spent part of the week in
-town tho guests of T. J. Foley.
Mrs. T. J. Foley returned from Lincoln Satur
day night, tho remains of her nephew being
shipped east for intorrmcnt.
Miss Susie Wilson, after spending two weeks
with friends in tho city, left for her homo in
Sterling Saturday morning.
J. T. Festner representing the Nebraska
Tribune, the leading German paper of Omaha,
was in town Sunday and Monday.
Miss Kellio White, the pleasant clerk in the
.postoffico, spent several days in Omaha this week
tho guest of her friend Miss Stella Shnll.
" J. S. Clinton took passago on No. 2 Sunday
evening for his home in Grand Rapids, Michigan,
where he will spend the winter.
Miss Efho Doughorty, principal of tho first
ward school, arrived from Kansas City Thursday
morning, warmly welcomed by many friends.
Mrs. Lester Eclls returned Wednesday night
from a month's visit to Milwaukee and other
eastern jxrints. Mrs. Eells reports a deliglitful
Miss Mary Conway who has been spending her
vacation in Wisconsin, returned to tho city last
night. Miss Conway will preside over the Tliird
Dr. A.H. Starr, of Red Willow, called on The
Tribune Tuesday. The people of his neighbor
hood cannot getalong without tho "best paper in
the county." '
ProL Allwino visited our neighboring town of
.Gothenburg in the interest of the Mutual Reserve
Fund Life Association of New York, of which ho
is an agent, Monday.
Atry. W. C. Lemon of North Platto was in our
city-Wednesday conducting a contest case. Mr.
Lemon is one of the best attorneys in North
Platte, and a jovial good fellow. Denver Junc
Mr. and Mrs. Wiley, Mrs. Kellum and son and
Mrs. Lockwood and daughter, who have been in
the city for a week or so, tho guests of M. C.
Keith and Mr. and Mrs. Smith Clark, started for
their reepecti ve homes Thursday eveni ng.
J. W. Henderson, the pleasant and gentlemanly
clerk in Foley's grocery department, has taken a
month's lay-off and will visit with friends in
Clarinda, Iowa. Jim has well earned a respite
from.work and The Tribune wishes him a capital
John Hinman who spent several weeks in
Milwaukee receiving medical treatment, returned
home the early part of the week. Mrs. Hinman's
large circle of friends will be pleased to learn
that she returns to the city vastly improved.
Vic Bierbower, formerly prosecuting attorney
in this judicial district and well known in North
Platte, is issiutant U. S. district attorney for
Utah, with headquarters at Ogden, He has been
instrumental in convicting about one hundred
polygamists, and it can naturally be inferred that
the Mormons don't love bim to any great extent.
Lieut. F. R. Day of the signal corps, United
States army, is on a tour of inspection. His
territory comprises tho stations west of the
Missouri river as far as Montana thence south
through tho territories and Arkansas and
Tennesee. He was in North Platte Tuesday and
we opine found things in good 6hape. The reform
administration having cut down the appropia
tion, tho public will probably be deprived of
weather reports in March for the balance of the
Rev. Dr. Hopkins of Cincinnati is ex
pected to preach in the Presbyterian
C. K. Iihoads from the Bird wood
valley brought to this market a wagon
load of chickens earl- in the week. lie
found a read- sale at good figures.
"We have in North Platte relatives of
Daniel Boone, Abraham Lincoln and Jas.
G. Blaine and two ladies who are cousins
of the present governor of Kentucky.
Go to Langford's for the finest fruit and
vegetables in the market.
On Monday the merchants of the
city bought twenty-five wagon loads of
water and musk melons, all raised in this
county. This equals the state of Georgia.
It has been rather quiet in land of
fice block lately, although the rustlers re
port a slight revival during the past week.
The locations are mostly in the extreme
western part of the state.
The hail storm in the vicinity of Pax
ton a couple weeks since did considera
ble damage to late vegetables. Tom
Brown, our former fellow townsman, lost
his entire melon crop.
Cold weather setting in just as the
melon crop was ripe and ready to be
marketed, reduced the demand for this
excellent fruit The market has been
well supplied and prices ruled low.
Among those who went down to the
reunion at Grand Island was county
clerk Evans, and during his absence J. I.
Jfesbitt officiated in the clerk's office.
Mr. N. is at home in almost any position.
See the declino in prices by gZancing at
Langford's fruit and vegetable market on
Henry Pell marketed two hogs on
last Saturday, the average weight of each
was 518 pounds. Ztfr. Pell has forty acres
in corn and will have forty fat hogs for
the market this fall. It pays better to
market hogs than corn.
Since March 1st the Pacific Hotel
Co. of this place have used up a register
containing o.OSS names, nearly one-half
of whom were commercial travellers who
make this town every thirty or sixty days.
These figures show that this is an import
ant town among the knights of the grip.
Call on H. II. Langford, the fruit man
of the town.
A gentleman wants to know how it
would do to start a dynamite factory on
the Dismal, there being plenty infusorial
earth at the forks of the river. Our per
mission is granted, but we suggest that
'a Chicago anarchist be engaged to do the
work. He could be blown up so easy ana
save the hangman a job.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
John Ellison was -.buried from the home
on last Monday at 10 a. m. Many friends
were in attendance in expression of a
deep regard for the bereaved young par
ents and in testimony of heartfelt sympa
thy. The hay-rack ride indulged in by
half a dozen couples of our young folks
Monday evening proved a pleasant source
of amusement, those participating report
ing an excellent time. The young ladies
getting up the affair are to be compli
mented in their successful effort to pro
vide entertainment for the gentlemen.
Harry Blodget and Clarence Allison
called at our sanctum last Monday. The
gentlemen have claims in 10-34 and 10-35.
Mr. Blodgett accepts a position in W. C.
Lemon's land and law office at North
Platte. AVe congratulate Mr. Lemon on
securing the services of a wide-awake
and energetic young man to assist him in
his large and rapidly increasing business.
Laugford is making a specialty of hand
Zing fine fruits and vegetables, and seWing
them at moderate prices.
The Tkibune acknowledges tho re
ceipt of a complimentary to the Omaha
fair, which will be held on the Gth to the
11th of this month. If the obliging secre
tary, Daniel II. Wheeler, had only sent
us a railroad pass and an order for "grub"
at one of the leading hotels, we would
honor the event with our august presence;
as it is we fear we will have to stay at
home. It is sincerely hoped the associa
tion will have better weather for the ex
hibition than they had last year, and that
the cash account will show a reasonable
balance in the treasury after paying expenses.
Tiuhcne: In the
at the pic-nic Saturday
or judges made a
tie for second
anil a second race was run in
the girl who was second in the
first race was beaten. There was no ex
cuse for such a decision as the taller girl
of the two who ran the tie oil was at least
two feet in advance of the other and was
only beaten for first place by less than a
THE COUNTY FAIR.
The Dates set for Oct. 6th, 7th, 8th
At a meeting of the Board of Directors
of the County Agricultural Society some
time since the date of commencing the fair
was set for Sept 22d. Shortly after a
letter was received from Mr. Cody
(Buffalo Bill) requesting a postponement,
as he and a number of his men desired to
be present Some time was consumed in
communicating with Mr. Cody, but finally
a telegram reached him and was answered
stating he could be here by the 5th of
of October. Thereupon the board decided
to set the Fair for the Gth of October,
ending on the 9th.
The fair promises to be one of the most
attractive county fairs ever held in the
State. The products of the county and
surrounding districts have been most
bountiful, assuring a magnificent exhibit
in the agricultural line, and several parties
have indicated their intention to have fine
stock on exhibition. The premiums in the
speed ring are very liberal. Besides the
usual events of trotting and running, there
will be the unusual and highly interesting
feature of a grand Boman chariot race
on on each day" and an exciting 25-mile
free for all runing racefor a liberal purse.
These features are something never
attempted at a county fair in the State and
are events that people go hundreds of
miles to witness. The 25-mile race is an
event that should attract a number of
entries and give our young horsemen and
cowboys an opportunity to show their
horsemanship and powers of endurance.
It will be a grand time for sport.
Making hay is still being pushed with
zeal and many will not be through "when
frost compels them to cease their labors
for this year.
The Peniston house being completed
the Judge and his family took possession
"Wednesday. It is a mighty fine residence
and the Judge may well be proud of it.
R. & S. have put up one of the neatest
and finest signs in the city, Reed & Miles
being the Artists. Mr. Rosenfeld is
displaying taste in the arrangement of his
stock and fixtures.
A. Smiley, living in the southern part
of Keith county, sixty-five miles distant,
came to the city this week to lay in a stock
of supplies. This speaks well for our
Mrs. Mathias Elias, of Medicine, pre
cinct was in the city Thursday soliciting
aid for her husband who was injured
while working in a well, a hatchet falling
from tho top striking him on the head, in
flicting a dangerous wound.
To keep the walls dry as possible and
dampness from underneath the floors, Mr
Grady has banked the foundation of his
block with a large amount of earth filling.
This is rendered necessary to a certain
extent, as it stands in quite a low place.
Lewis Ilaaze, an employe of the U.
P. died at his residence on the north side
about four o'clock Thursday morning. The
family of the deceased being in destitute
circumstances, a brief was circulated and
quite a sum raised for the widow and
A gentleman traveling west on No. 3
Wednesday night had a paralytic stroke
when near this citv and was taken from
the train and given quarters at the Pacific
Hotel. Thursday night a relative arrived
and took tlie unfortunate man east the
following morning, nis recovery was
The heated term being over, it will
now be in order to inquire about a supply
of fuel for the approching coolness that
will soon be with us. The coal broblem
is one with which we have to wrestle with
considerable livliness, and its not a bad
plan to take Boreas by the foretop by
providing a supply of the black diamonds
before the old man gets his grip firmly
fixed upon us.
Those who have deferred thir summer
vacation to 1he cool days of September
will have much more enjoyable trips.
Among those who have done so are Mr.
and Mrs Hoaglaud who will visit Boston
on the occasion of the meeting of the
Sovereign Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows.
It will be in the mellow autumn days
arid they can't help but have an enjoyable
In looking over our country exchanges
we notice frequent reference to the fact
that unsightly weeds obstruct the side
walks, vacant lots, ore. In this respect
North Platte cannot make much com
plaint, the streets and grounds being
remarkably free from nuisances of this
nature. But on west Fifth street however
the weeds have nearly covered the side
walks in some places, rather to the
discredit of that cleanly portion of the
city. It's a very small job to remove
them, but it's probably nowbody's business
to do so. The owners of property, how
ever, should havo sufficient enterprise to
have them cut down in front of their
respective lots. In this respect Russell
"Watts set a good example some time ago.
The merchants of North Platte are
now displaying their fall stocks of goods.
Fabrics are unusually rich and fine,
apparently each year the demand being
for costlier and bettor goods. This is
especially true of Nebraska and other
States in the great agricultural belt.
"When we came here we were poor (some
of us hold our own pretty we" I): then the
coarser goods and the necessaries of life
were all we could afford. But the majority
are growing richer. They cannot only
afford to buy better articles but many of
them indulge in the luxuries and fine
ornaments supposed to be only within the
reach of the bond-holders aud middle
men. These things indicate prosperity
beyond what we are willing to ac
knowledge. New York. Aug. 23. A dispatch
from Boston to the Ecening Pot says:
The Union Pacific railroad company last
"Wednesday paid the last note standing
against it and is now entirely out of
floating debt. "When Mr. Adams became
presidont in June, 1884, bills and accounts
payable amounted to 9,700,000, and the
courts decided that $916,000 in addition
was due to the government, making the
total floating debt$10,61G,000 in June 30,
1884. The company has thus in a little
over two years paid off all its floating
debt This has been accomplished by
three methods: First the surplus income
of 1SS5 was $2,500,000; second, Kansas
Pacific consols, and Oreeon Short Line
bonds have been sold, but no addition to
fixed charges is made on this account, as
the amount of the Kansas Pacific consols
outstanding was decreased 1,022,000 in
18S5, this being accomplished by the
application of tha proceeds of land sales ;
third, by the sale of assets, principally St.
Joseph and Grand Island bonds. "When
Mr. Adams began his administration the
St. Joseph and Grand Islaud road had
hardly any value, not earning its interest,
while as the result of his management it
now not only earns the interest on its first
mortgage bonds, which sell above par, but
also on its incomes.
The people in the southwest portion of
the county are considerably interested in
cisterns, some Having already constructed
them and others contemplating doing so.
As a rule they are not posted
in this class of work and a subscriber
asks the following questions, which we
trust, some one skilled in the art of cistern
building will answer through the columns
of The Tribune.
"What, proportion of sand to water and
lime is best in making the mortar for cis
Is it necessary to put on more than
two coats V
Is it best to wait until the plaster is
perfectly dry before letting the water in ?
Can a cistern be successfully used in
draws or lagoons for stock ; if so, what is
the best plan for building them V
Is it better to cover the sod roof with
boards, cement or tar. or take off the sod
and shingle the house?
Haying is nearly finished and it will be
a relief to all concerned when the last
stack is topped, for though it has been a
good season and but little, if any, poor
hay has beeu put up, yet it is hard work
The school board is putting the school
house in shape for tho next term of
school by making some needed improve
meats, such as calcimining, painting and
laying a new floor.
The bridge building outfit was side
tracked here the first of the week. Among
other improvements made was the setting
of sign pests at the crossings, thereby in
viting the public to have an eye open for
the company's rolling stock .
There is some talk of opening a rosd
between Maxwell and Garfield ; also hav
ing a mail route established between the
same places. Both of which would be of
advantage both the people near the station
and settlers north and northeast of here.
Sam Morant of the firm of Appleford
and Morant returned last week from a
trip to his home in Harobire England.
Messrs. McGee, Prico and Davis with
Abe Brooks for guide did the sportsmen
act thoroughly in this vicinity on Wednes
day, we did not learn with "what success
but if Abe did any shooting for them he
wont give them away. Chispa,
"Wm. Rector moved his family to Kansas
to-day Billy "Waugh, who jumpedHais'
ban a year or so ago, -was seen oh out
streets one evening this week...-IHm.
Burke and family spent a day or tw in
town this week Geo. Golvia'p of
O'Fallons was in town with a fine load of
tomatoes Tuesday Pat McDonald'jleft
"Wednesday for St. Louis and Moberly, to
be absent about two weeks Everything
around the ward school houses have been
put in shape preparatory to the opening
of school Monday John Neary ud
family spent Wednesday at Cottonwood
n . i a. r tr i ! -
opnngs, ine guesi vv ;ur. aim airs, tias
James Park, of O'Fallon precinct wertou
the citv w eunesciay . . . . d . u. Jf aimer ana
wife of Paxton were in town Monday,
laying in supplies. Mr. if. is a prosperous
stock grower .... Sam Peers and his hay
ing outfit passed through town Tuesday
enroute to the hay fields on the north side
Albert Harrod has accepted a position
with Conway & Keith D. Cash's milk
team gave an impromtu circus Tuesday
and promiscuously scattered the lacteal
fluid Proctor's haying outfit from, the
headwaters of the Dismal were in for
supplies this week.
The G. A. R. reunion at GraHd Island
which closes to-day, was a grand success
in every respect, the weather being f'firie
and the attendance large. Perhaps there
were no more veterans present than were
gathered last year at Beatrice, but there
were more families and more sons, of,
veterans, the large number of the latter-
class being a noticeable feature and ,they
will increase from vear to vear as-Jtlie
old veterans succumb to the infirmity
of advancing are, until finally it' will"
devolve upon them to keep the campjres
The presence of the regular troops 'and
a battery of artillery was a great attraction
especially to the younger generation whose
curiosity to see and hear the "dogs of war"
is great. Of course a battery on parade
in time of peace presents an entirely
different appearance from one in the front
in time or war.
From a brief visit on the
seemed to us that the old
more time that usual to visitingeach other,
renewing pleasant acquaintances formed
at former reunions and in social inter
course generally. There was a decided
aversion to falling in for parade and march
ing to make an exhibition of themselves.
"While it may be pleasant to the general
officers to make a display of equestrian
ship, the feature is likely to become less
prominent at each succeeding reunion.
The management deserves great credit
for the energy and ability displayed in
the almost endless details of arrangement
The building of tho gunboat, "ship and
monitor, afld their propulsion about the
ground as though on water, is a great
work and a feature possible onJHt such
a place as Grand Island. The evolutions
of the fleet attracted much attention and
were pronounced highly realistic.
North Platte was well represented, both
by old soldiers and others, thirty-five or
forty from the county being present.
Altogether the reunion of 1880 was per
haps the most enjoyable of any that has
Slaughter of tho Innocents.
As previously announced, the. side hunt
of the Lincoln County Sportsmen's Club
took place on "Wednesday, Sept'i 1st. For
several weekspastthe eventhas been look
ed forward to with keen pleasure by the
sportsmen of the city and members of the
respective sides .were confident that their
side would be the victorious one. At 7 :30
Tuesday evening those intending enjoying
the sport registered at McGee's real estate
office, and after that hour they were given
the privilege of stirting for their selected
hunting grounds. Few, however, started
before"3 a. m. the. following morning, the"
majority leaving the city abont 6 o'clock.
From Brady Island on tho east to
O'Fallons on the west and all along the
north side of the river men and dogs were
conspicuously scattered. In many of the
enclosed pastures notices to huuters and
trespassers were posted, but a box of
cigars or a flask of soda water held up
before the eyes of the land owner made
him smile and the hunters were allowed
to pursue their sport unmolested. All
over the country there was a continual
bang, bang, of the shotgun enough firing
to lead the uninitiated to believe that a
pitched battle between two forces was
taking place. About 8 o'clock the parties
began returniKg and from that hour until
10:30 the conveyances drove up to the
Hinman House at intervals and deposited
their load of game; subjecting the same to
the count of scorer Conklin and when all
were in the record as neat as the reporter
could learn stood as follows :
TOM O'XEAL, C.UTAI-.
5 p ?- o O a alH
O'Neal, Davis. Stewart.... 2 1 4 63 6 81 1 R3
TanDoran and Hostler Ill .. 32 7 .. .. 01
Tucker. Wolter. Walsh.... 8 .. 1 41 . 51
Klenk, Kocken.Livingaton, I
and Hastings S 2 4 1G .. ll!.. 38i
Chadwick. Duncan, Saw- I !
yerandStruthers 6.. 2,21.. 2: 2 43
I I I i
i n. m'evot, oaptaix.
! So 5 23 5.S
; ' r- 5 a o;pja
Wm. Neville 1 .. 112 id.. .. 23
Harry Woods 1 .. .. 1 ..) S .. 1HJ
J. S. Hoapland 5 .. 9 .. 10 17 1 434
Dillon, Baker and Watte.. 2 27 10.. 2 41)
Davi., Price and McGee.. 2 3 2 41 .. 5 216354
McEvoy and Poole 1 3 .. 14 2 .. 2 31
McGinness, Cotton, and
Easterday 2 1 9 8 1 .... 20
Total points O'NealV eido 231i
McEvoy's side 2T4K-
Note nawks count 3, ducks 2. plover 2, chick
ens 1, owls, 3; doves 14, rabbits 3.
About 11 :30 the doors of the Hinman
H5uscT3iningToom were thrown open and
the hungry men seated themselves around
tables loaded down with fowls served in
every imaginable' style and--all the
necessary etceteras common to agame
gupper. The repast was a notable omf"A1fd
reflected credit upon the management of
the house as well as the culinary artist
under whose supervision it was prepared.
Several of those who participated in the
sport were too tired to wait for supper,
but when gorging himself with delicious
prairie chicken the reporter noticed the
following hunters and guests: M. F.
HostlerrC. "W. Price, 31. Davis. R. "Watts,
D. W. Baker, "Warren Davis J. S. Hoag
land, "W. ViT. Conklin, L. Rosenfeld, Alex.
Stewart, P. II. McEvov, II. L. "Walsh, "W.
H. Tucker, C L. Wood, H. L. "Wood. R.
H. Langford, E. J. Wolter, A. O. Kocken,
E. E. Livingston, Wm. Neville, S. W.
Van Doran, A. Struthers, Thos. O'Neal. A.
V. Schmidt, A. E. Huntinaton, J. W.
Sawyer, A. L. McGee, W,T. Chadwick,
and Conductors Mwrehouse and Winkle
man. The boys report a gay time on the field
of carnage and jokes will be told of each
other for several days to come. Messrs.
O'Ncil and 3IcEvoy, the captains, were in
excellent sprrlfs, "the latter taking his
defeat with ChrHain fortitude and has tlie
comforting knowledge that the opposing
side outnumbered him by two men.
Prairie. chickens are not reported
pleatiful and when hunted with dog are
wild, some being shot Wednesday when
120 yards distant For the next few days
sportsmen will be out every day and game
will be a leading article of food in the
Having opened an establishment
very mucn needed in J ortn r latte,
on Front street, I am prepared to
supply everything that is usually
made or kept in a first-class Res
taurant and jBakery.
you intend giving an entertain
ment I will be pleased to be at your
service. If you wish to go out for
your meals don't forget that I have
a restaurant and will provide you
with meals as excellent and nice as
vou can have at home.
Allegretto Bricks, Jellies,
Baked Creams, Carved Ice,
all sizes, elesrant in desisrn. and su-
perbly ornamented. Vienna Bread
and itolis, fulls, ries. Tarts and
Sweet Pastrv everv dav. Ovsters
in their season. Lunches supplied
Yours very truly,
R. H. Langford's
The cool weather of the past week has
effected the fruit market very materially,
the retail trade being very dull, arid sales
not oyer one half what they were the
week before, peaches and pfum3 selling
principally by the box. Grapes are on the'
decline and before the season is over will
be so.ld cheaper than ever before. Parties
waiting for peaches to get cheaper before
buying for preserving, are making a
mistake as they are cheaper now than
they will be two weeks later. Next week
I will have clings in the market, and all
who wish to pickle or can peaches should
bu' at once. Vegetables of home pro
duction are plentiful, and sold very
cheap. We still claim to be headquarters
for fruit and the more rare varieties of
vegetables. Prices for the coming week
will range about as follows:
Cal. Peaches per box $2.7503.00
Utah Peaches per .box l.G01.80
Peaches per pound 1215
Pears per box 2.502.75
Pears per pounds 1015 cts
Gross Prunes per box 1.802.00
Gross Prunes per pound lotf?;20cts.
Bradshaw Plums per box 1.802.00
Bradshaw Plums per pound.. 1520cts
Grapes per basket (20 lbs) 1 251.50
Grapes per pound 0810 cts.
Apples per barrel :. 3 003.50
Apples per peck 4050 cts.
Tomatoes per pound 0406 cts.
Sweet Potatoes per pound 0810 cts.
Lemons per dozen GslTocts.
Cabbage per pound 02U3 cts
Watermelons and Muskmelons sell all
the way from 5 to 25 cents each.
Chicago Store i
Wednesday, Sept 151,
when all goods will be on
Pine Dress Goods,
Carpets, Curtains, Shades,
Commencing Sept. 15th, and from
that date until January lst,our store
will remain open every evening un
til 9 p. m.
Notice to Buyers.
Commencing Sept. 13th,
will remain open until
Nine O'clock Each Evening.
For the next THIRTY DAYS the
stock of FURNITURE in I. 0. 0.
F. Hall Store will be sold at a large
discount for CASH. It consists of
Bed-room Suits, Parlor Furniture,
Wardrobes, Ladies' Writing Desks,
Book Cases, Library Tables, Cur
tain Poles, Window Shades and
Fixtures. Furniture Plushes, Pic
tures and Picture Frames, Easels,
Brackets, Wall Pockets, Mirrors.
. Bab- Buggies, etc.
The Furniture must be sold, as I
wish to use the room for other
Use Dr. Gunn's Improved Liver Pills
for Sallow Comnlection. Pimnlps nn tha
Face and Billiousiiess. Never sickens or
Knpes. oampie couie o cent at F.
ptreitz's. .... . .
Dr. Warner's dental rooms over Keliherrs
Hawkins & Peabse buy Countt
AifD City Wakrants
Money to Loan In any quan
tity on all classes of good securities.
A. D. Buckworth.
5. J. fKXCSY.
Fifty thousand dollars to loan on real
estate. Call oa J. S. Hoagland room 13,
TT m 1 - V t
is.eiin s diock.
Tor bed rock prices csll at the North:
Platte Lumber xard.
At PhillOenk's market can -constantly
be found the choicest cuts of Veal, Beef
NOTICE TO HUNTERS.
All persons are forbidden to hunt or
trespass upon the grounds of the under
signed; otherwise they will be dealt with
according to law.
DlLLOX, COLXilXB & Co.
Hunting is strictly forbidden on my
premises. Parties so violating wm oe
prosecuted to the full extent of the law
I hereby caution all hunting parties to
keep ofi: my land. Hunters and trespass-
ers win save trouDie Dy complying wiui
this notice. D. S. Thomas.
All persons are hereby notified that I
will allow no hunting or tresspassing
upon my land, or they will be dealt with
according to law. A. B. Haiyl.
Cheap Coal Oil.
150 Test Oil 20 cents..
175 Test Head Light 25 -cents.-v v
G. R. Hammond.
If Yqu Believe
a cash grain market will encourage home
produce buy from I. Lamplugh and help
to establish it. No. 13, East Sixth street.
Phil Klenk keeps a choice supply
early vegetables, fresh and sweet.
Pre-emption and homestead final
receipts are as good as a patent from the
government, if the party has resided upon
and cultivated his land in good faith.
Call on J. S. Hoagland room 13 Keith's
block for loans on such lands.
Sucklin's Arnica Salve.
The best salve in the world for cuts,
bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever
sores, tetter, " chapped hands, chilblains,
corns aud all skin eruptions, and positive
ly cures piles, or no pay required. It is
guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction,
or money refunded. Price 25 cents.per
box. For sale by Gray & Co.
J. S. IIoa?land has made nrrnnrrnmpnts
with eastern capitalists whereby he can
loan money on improved farms in this and
adjoining counties at a reasonable rate of
interest. Ofiice room 13 Keith's block.
"V-For the best carriages, the best
wagons, the best mowers, the best
harvesters, and tho best farm machines
generally call on John Ottehstedt. '
nay Men go to Keliher's if vou
need a Hay Stacker and examine the
?Ioney to loan on improved farms
and citj' property. T. C. Patterson
Go to the old reliable hardware store of
T. Keliher for all kinds of building material.
You will lose mone- if you buy with
out calling on C. E. Guunell of the North
Platte Lumber Yard.
Desirable property second block south
of court house. For further particulars
enquire at postoflice .
I have a few hundred dollars to
loan on final receipt, where proof is
sufficient; also money to loan on
real estate security.
Ciias. P. Ross.
BUNCH OF CATTLE FOR SALE.
I wish to sell my herd of cattle, cows,
calves, heifers, steers, yearlings and two
year old, and three bulls, ninet3'-seven
head, more or less. Price, $1,900. The
cattle can be seen and counted at my rauch,
two miles west of town.
Ii. J. "NVvmax,
North Platte, Neb.
Washboilers, Pots, Kettles, etc., repaired
A. D. BUCKWORTH,
WORTH PLATTE, HEB.
AGENT FOR THE BALK OF
U. P. Ry. Lands and Town Loto,
Lincoln County, Neb.
VMT w Of tho good thing3 of thi
AWAie are EorroWfall7 let
alone on account of Dyspepsia. Acker's
Dyspeps.a Tablets will euro Dyspepsia,
Indigestion and Constipation; sold on a
positive guarantee at 25 and 00 cents, by
J. Q. Thacker.
Just What Thoy All Say.
Hon. D. D. Haynie of Salem, Ills, says
he uses Dr. Bosanko's Cough and Lung
Syrup in his family with the most satis
factory results, m all cases of Coughs,
Colds and Croup, and recommends it par
ticularly for the little ones. Sample bot
tie 5 cents at A. F. Streitz's.
A large quantity of ammunition at
Hardware away down at Keliher's for
Flour & Feed.
Sixth, and Spmice Sts.
69. Seventeenth Tear. '86.
HEAVY AND SHELF
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION
OUR STOCK OF
Is the Largest in Western
Fifth and SntncE Sts.
NORTH PLATTE MARKETS.
SELLING rillCK. COKIIECTK
Corn, per cwt
Oats, " "
Chopped Feed, per cwt ......
Shorts, per cwt
Bran, " "
Plum Creek Patent
Other Nebraska brands
Creamery, per box. .
Eggs, per dozen
Potatoes, per bushel,
Beans, per bushel,
Cabbage, per lb
MRS. J. L NESBITT,
NOHTH PLATTE, - - NEB.
Studio in county superintendent's offlco
at court house. Instruction given in oil
painting, portrait and crayon work and
drawing. Class meets Tuesda' and Sat
urday afternoons. Visitors welcome.
IE. C. HOLBBOOK,
office at his ol-d stand over a. it.
Peterson's grocery store.
results, arc Acker's Dyspepsia Tablets.
Recommended by physicians and endorsed
by all who have used them. The best
remedy for Dyspepsia, Flatulency.and Con
jtipation. Guaranteed, and sold at 25c by
J. Q. Thacker.
.. 25 to4!)c
nro EIo-1 .hiisir is the ovh
W o Bjood Remedy guaran
teed. It is a positive cure for Ulcere, Erup
tions or Syphilitic Boicocing. It purifies tht
wholo system, and banishes all Rheumatit
and Neuralgiq pains. Wq guarantee it.,
Sold by J. Q. Thacker.
This powder never varies. A marvel of parity,
, fttreiMrth luid wliotesomenet. More prmmm?il
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