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One Year, in Advance, - - - - $1.50.
Six Months, in Advance, . - - .75.
Three. Months, in Advance, - - .50.
Advertising Rates on Application.
HINMAN & GRIMES,
NORTH PLATTE, - NEBRASKA.
Office in Hinman's Block on Spruce Street, over
the Poet Office.
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NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, JULY 16, 1887.
LAND OFFICE NOTICES.
JOHN I. NESBITT,
Office in Court House,
NORTH PLATTE, - - NEB.
C. M. DUNCAN, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
U. 8. Land Office. ?
North Platte Neb.. May 25th. 1887. t
Complaint ha vice been entered at this office hv
Olirer Y. Ross ncainst Jennie L. Bhanklin for
abandoning tier homestead entry No. 9081, dated
Nov. 27. 1685. noon the northeast anarter Bection
13, township 9, range 34, in Lincoln county. Ne-
Drasica, wim a view to the cancellation oisaul
entry; the said parties are hereby summoned to
appear at uus omce on the iSth day of J uly, 1887
at v o ciocK a. m. to respond and famish losti
mony concerning said alleged abandonment.
Wm. Nkyille, Register.
j. a. a oagiakd. Attorney. 22-4 w
Office: McDonald's Block, up stairs.
Residence on West Sixth Street.
Land Office at North Platte, Neb.,
June 20th. 1887. f
Notice is hereby given that the following-named
settler nas nled notice or bis intention to make
final proof in suDDort of his claim, and that said
proof will be made before the Register or Re
ceiver at Worth riatte, web., on Aug. 6th, 1887, viz:
George G. Hawkins on homestead entry No. 4719.
for the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter
Bection 19, and the south half of the southeast
quarter and the northwest quarter or the south
east Quarter section 18. town 9. ranee 29 west.
He names the following witnesses to provo his
continuous residence upon and cultivation of
said land, viz: Wallace liaskin. Walter Votaw.
Hanford P. Bishop and Rodger Davidson, all of
1 1 t -n f T 1 A
iuciiunuu jr. KJ: jlilocuxii cuimiy, neu.
3(5 Wm. Neville, Register.
HI. O- HOLBBGOK,
OFFICE AT HIS OLD STAND OVER
E. A. CARY'S GROCERY STORE.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
Estimates on "Work Furnished.
Shop Corner Cottonwood and Third Sts
east of Catholic church.
Gomiy Superintendent's Notice.
Tho County Superintendent of Public Instruc
tion of Lincoln County will bo at his office
in North Tlatto on tho
THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH
for examination of teachers and
to attend to any other business that may come
before him. J. I. NESB1TT.
U. SLand Office, North Platte, Neb., ?
Julv 6th. 1887. f
Complaint having been entered at this office by
Louis P. Derby against John A. Shineman for
failure to comply with law as to Timber-Culture
Entry No. 8958 dated June 10th, 1886, upon the
southeast qnartcr section 28, township 16, range
29, in Lincoln county, Neb., with a view to the
cancellation of said entry; contestant alleging
mat claimant has Jailed to nroak or caused to be
broken anv portion of said claim as nrovided hv
law since date of entry, and that said defect ex
ists np to date or hung this contest; the said par
ties are hereby summoned to appear at this office
on tne loin aay or August, 1887, at a o clocfc a. m
to resnonu ana furnish testimnnr mnwrninp
saia alleged lailure. WM. IN 7ILLE,
Land Office at North Platte, Neb., )
July 5th. 1887. f
Notico is hereby civen that tho followinir-namod
settler has filed notice of his intention to make
final proof in support of his claim and that Baid
proof will be made before the Register and Re
ceiver of tho U. 8. Land Omce at North Platte,
Neb., on Sent. 10th. 1887. viz: John T. Labille on
Homestead Entry No. 8725 for the southwest Quar
ter section 28, town 10, range 30. He names the
following witnesses to prove his continuous resi
dence upon and cultivation of said land, viz:
Casper Bollish and Louis Lurke of Medicine.
Neb., Joseph Buchanan and Frank Gotkers of
Worth riatte. Iseb. Wm. Neville.
Taken up on Friday, Juno 17. 1887. on Bection
' tram 13 ninm !U l.v flirt nnrlnrcTrrnn1 tiJi r f finrv-i
am) ....... I """DW ww, va.v U..UW. u.f,u wu. nU VB.w. V
resides, one brown mare with white foot, brand
ed Z on left shoulder. Tho owner of said ani
maican have tho same by proving property and
paying charges. Henby juolmieb.
Innn K. ICQ?
Instruction on tho Piano, Organ, Violin or any
Reed or Brass Instrument.
Pianos carefully tuned. Organs repaired.
NORTn PLATTE, - - .NEBRASKA.
J, F. SCHMALZRIED
lama and Domestic Cigars,
And Dealer In
Pipes, Tobacco, Etc.,
Spruce St., North Platte.
Fine Boot and Shoe Maker,
And Dealer In
MEN'S LADIES AND CHILDREN'S
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Taken up on tho 22nd day of May. A. D. 1887.
as a stray on Section 14. in TownshiD 16 North.
Range 29 West, in Lincoln County. Nebraska, by
the sabscriber, who thero resides, one spotted
brindle half breed Texas steer supposed to be 3
years eld branded with a half circle connected
with upright and parallel bars.
The owner of said property can have tho same
by proving property and paying charges.
juatca mis 1st day or June, 1887.
Taken np on tho 31st day of May. 1887. on sec
tion town 18, range 34, in Jjincoln county.
Nebraska, by the undersigned who there resides,
one white mule, blind. The owner of said ani
mal can have the same by proving property and
n. It. utlakdeb.
Taken no on the 18th day of June 1887. as a
stray on section 6. township 13 north, ranee 32
west, in Lincoln county, Nob., by tho subscriber,
who there resides, one red cow about six years
old, short tail, both horns broken, branded R
or K on left hip and D on left side. The owner
of said property can have tho same by proving
property and paying expenses.
Dated June 21, lesi.
246 John Delay.
I'erfcct Fit, Best Work and Goods as
Represented or Money Refunded.
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION.
Notice is hereby riven that tho firm of Otter-
stedt, Hershey & Co. is tliis day by mutual con
sent dissolved. Tho said business of tho late
firm will be continued by Joseph Hershey, John
Holman and N. A. Davis, under the firm name
of Hershey & Co., who will pay all indebtedness
of the late firm and collect all debts duo said
Signed at North Platte. Neb., this 29th day of
N. A. Davis,
REPAIRING PROMPTLY DONE.
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Spruce Street, bet. Front and Sixth,
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
Successor to David Cash,
GAME, MEAT FISH,
And Everything Usually Kept in a
Always on hand. The patronage of the public
At tho old stand. Cor. Front and locust Sts.,
North Platte, - Nebraska
Has removed its Ticket Office in Omaha, and is
now located at
218 South Thirteenth Street,
Between Farnam and Douglas.
THE ONLY LINE RUNNING
Free Reclining Chair Cars
ON ALL TRAINS BETWEEN
AND ST. LOUIS.
Pullman Buffet Cars on all night
Direct connections made in Union Depots at
Kansas City and bt. Louis for all points .bast.
South and West, The Missouri Pacific- has
lately been awarded the fast mail service between
the east and west, No other lino exceeds the
time made by this line between the west and St.
Loois. Gor tickets, maps, time tables or any
other information call on your nearest agent or
Thos. F. Godfrey,
Pass, and Ticket Agt.,
218 South 13th St, OMAHA.
It is ordered that the date of July 11,
1887, be fixed as a time when the council
will consider and act upon the report of
the city engineer in regard to the filling,
grading and curbing Spruce street from
Front street to the south line of the alley
which is between 4th and 5th streets
June G, 1887.
E. B. Warner,
G. R. Hammond, Citv Clerk.
Mayor. " 234
NOTICE OF SALE UNDER CHATTEL
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a chattel mortgage dated on the 27th
day of June, 1887, and filed in the office
of the county clerk of Lincoln county
.Neb., on the 27th day of June, 1887, ex
ecuted by C. A. Bird to AY. D. Waldo, to
secure the payment, a certain promissory
note dated May 27, 1887, for Eight Hun
dred and Fifty dollars, due and payable
June 27th, 1887, with interest at the rate
of 10 per cent per annum from date, and
-upon which there is now due the sum of
$8o7.10, default having been made in the
pa3fment of said sum, I wilj sell the
property described in said mortgage, to
wit: three barber chairs, one three chair
combination barber work stand, one stove,
two mirrors, three bath tubs, one heater
for bath rooms, eight chairs, also one
sorrel horse 5 years old, one top single
seat buggy Studebaker manufacture, one
single seated road wagon built by W. J.
fattersou, ana one single narness, at
public auction, or so much thereof as
shall be sufficient to pay the amount due
and to become due, together with costs
aud accruing costs, at the building known
as Bird's Barber Shop, on Spruco street,
in the city of North Platte, .Nebraska, on
Fridaj-, the'22d day of July, 1887, at one
o'clock r. m. of said day.
Dated this 2Sth day of June, 1887.
TiY. D. Waldo,
H. D. Rhea.
W. II. NEWMAN, General Traffic Mgr.,
U. O. TOWNS END, G. P. and T. Agt.,
RealEstato and Exchange,
Room 12, Land Office Block.
General Law and Land Office Business
City and Farm Property for Sale.
Fire and Tornado Insurance Written.
Money to Loan on Improved City and
Farm Property at Low Rates of Interest
Has vCome and gone but the
Slaughter u Sale
: is still on. Gome and seeus.
L. F. SIMON, Mgr.
Foley Block. Foley Block.
In the history of your life
could you purchase a
for as little money as you can
now. Drop in and see me.
McEVOY, THE JEWELER,
(Licensed Jeweler for the U. P. Ry. -
Batted with a Bat.
P. R. Johnson, cashier ia the bank of
Grant, met with a serious accident during
the celebration exercises at Grant on the
Fourth. He was struck on the head with
abase ball bat, battering the nose and
partially severing the lower lip. Tho
injuries are quite serious and will prob
ably disfigure him for life. Ogallala
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
AND DEALER IN
PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES
WINDOW GKClSS AND BEUSHES.
Agent for Sherwin & Williams' Mixed Paints and the Diamond
Corner Sixth, and Spruce Streets.
He will Succeed.
Geo. Sheldon is one of the get up and
get there kind of settlers. He drove on
his claim this spring with a load of ma
chinery and a couple of teams. At the
preseat time, he has over a hundred acres
broken and about ninety acres planted.
The soil in his region 18-49 is a light
sandy loam but very rich. He declares
that when the ground is well under cult!
vation he can raise-a crop of corn without
any rain, if the ground has been well wet
I the previous fall. Lodge Pole Express.
Took a Tumble.
Yesterday morning about 7 o'clock H
N. Hupp, who has the contract for build-
ing the addition to the Metropolitan
hotel, met with a serious accident
When he had reached the top of a ladder
at the side of the building his foot slip
ped and he was precipitated to the ground
below, a distance o,f about thirty feet,
breaking his wrist ji two places and frac
turing his skull, besides bruising him up
pretty badly about the head and face.
When he was first picked up it was
thought he could not possibly recover,
but Dr. Cotter, who is attending him says
he will get along all right. Sidney
Death by Lightning:.
During the thunder storm on Friday
evening A. W. Rankin whose home is on
Clear Creek, was struck and instantly
killed by lightning. He was plowing
corn at the time in the open field. Sev
eral persons were at work in an adjoin
ing field at the time, and saw the bolt
leap from the clouds and strike him on
the top of the head. They hastened to
him as quickly as possible, to find life
entirely extinct. Mr. Rankin with his
family has for some years resided in tho
county and was universally esteemed by
his neighbors, ne was about fifty-five
years old. Ho leaves a wife and several
children who have the general sympathy
of the community in their sudden and sad
bereavement. Broken Bow Statesmen,
A meger and uncertain report was in
circulation yesterday morning in the city
concerning the alleged murder of Fred
'Vetch, a character well known here as
the partner in business of Con Douvovan.
The accounts conflict very much. Some
had the understanding that Vetch when
last seen was in a wagon with another
party with his head bowed and his hands
apparently tied behind. The facts are as
best our reporter can obtain that Vetch
had mortgaged some property in which
his title was not perfect and in other
ways involved the family of his mother-
in-law. These things created a row In
connection with these the people have
some definite notions concerning his
whereabouts. The belief is he has been
put out of the way .Curtis Courier.
Shot in Bed.
Last Friday the sheriff was called to
Anselmo to hold an inquest over the body
of North L. Overton who was shot in his
bed some time Thursday night. The evi
dence at the inquest was of such a nature
that the sheriff arrested the wife of the
dead man and brought her to Broken
Bow for preliminary trial. She was
arraigned Monday before J udge Kilgore
but waived examination and was commit
ted to jail without bail. Killing scrapes
in Custer county are getting to be of too
frequent occurrence and it will only be
after the hanging of some murderer that
this wholesale murder business will be
stopped. The killing of wrong doers by
officers in attempting their arrest is all
right; but a regular hanging match
would have a very salutary effect upon
thugs and toughs when they were pre
paring for a spree. Broken Bow Itepub-lican.
Remains of a Mostodon.
A monster bone partially petrified has
been left at the Newx office by J. G.
Hughes living eight miles east of here.
It was found embedded in the sand on one
of the banks of the North Platte river.
Varied are the opinions expressed by
different persons who examined it, as to
what specie of animal it belonged. It is
more than probable that the massive bone
once bore the weight of the now extinct
mostodon that was once an inhabitant of
the great American desert. It measures
about two feet in length, and at one end
nearly ten inches in diameter or two and
one half feet in circumference, and re.
presents the bone of that part of the leg
below the knee of the mastodon, or some
other animal of monster proportion.
Mr. H. intends when he can spare the
time to further explore the premises
where he made the find and may succeed
tn exhuming the entire skeleton; tho
parts secured have the appearance of
being freshly broken. Ogallala News.
Salt Rheum or Eezema.
Old sores and ulcers,
Scaldhead and ringworm,
Pain in the back and spine,
Swelling of the knee joints,
Sprains and bruises,
Neuralgia and toothache,
Tender feet caused by bunions, corns
and chilblains, we warrant Begg's Tropi
cal Oil to relieve, any and all. of the
aoove. aoitt oy. Krxeitz.
Died from a Dose of Lead.
Tuesday night about 6 miles north o
Broken Bow. A party of robbers had
been doing considerable plundering in
the southwest part of tho county and the
constables and citizens from several
townships formed a posse and started in
pursuit. Tuesday evening the robbers
were overhauled in a canyon north of
here by the posse, and ordered to throw
up. This they refused to do and being
in a wagon drawn by two good horses
they started off on a dead run, preparing
at the same time to resist all attempts
made to arrest them. Seeing the robbers
were heavily armed and meant business
the constable preferred not to take any
chances on the life of his men, and after
calling several times for a halt from the
robbers he ordered his men to fire. The
posse armed with Winchesters, shot guns,
etc., fired at the robbers, killing one and
it is thought wounded the other. Tho
man killed fell out of the wagon and the
other one after running about on9 mile
sprang from the wagon and cut loose a
saddle horse from the wagon and made
his escape. So far he has not been heard
from though parties are in pursuit.
Tho man that was killed is supposed to
be either a mulatto or Indian about 5 feet
9 inches tall and about 160 pounds weight,
large features, yellow complexiou,
straight dark brown hair, thick and long
upper lip, no beard or any indication of
ever having raised one, and about 25 or 30
All kinds of plunder was found in the
wagon. Three rifles and several revol
vers wero in their possession. Also about
3 pecks of catridges, and one catridge
box marked '-Frankfort Arsenel." From
the way the robbers were fixed it is evi
dent they did mean not to surrender, and
it is lucky that none of the party got
hurt. Tho horses are supposed to have
boen stolen southwest of here somewhere.
One is a bay horse about 11 years old
white nose, white hind feet, brand figure
8 on left shoulder, weicht about 1.100
pounds ; the other horse is brown, about
11 years old, weight about 1.1000.
Wednesday the body of the dead man
was brought to town and an inquest hold
The verdict returned was justifiable
homicide from the hands of the constable
and his posse. The body was buried in
the Broken Bow cemetery Wednesday
afternoon. Broken Bow Republican.
A Grand Army procession on the
Fourth at Ellsworth, Me., refused to
march beneath a banner bearing Cleve
land's portrait. It had to be drawn in.
The newspapers of the country main
tain about 125 regular correspondents
at Washington. The salaries of chiefs of
bureau range from 2,000 upward. Char
les Nordhoff, of the New York Herald,
is the best paid, at $12,000 a year.
An attraction at the West End Hotel
Long Branch, will be Madame Barrios,
widow of the late President Barrios, who
is youthful and beautiful anil can wear
$2,000,000 worth, of diamonds.
Whereas the trade of the colony of
British Honduras with the United States
amounted to but 8 per cent, it now
amounts to over 33 per cent. Tho sugar
trade is killed outright. The exports are
chiefly mahogany and logwood.
The only member of the late Horace
Greeley's family now living is his daugh
ter, Miss Gabrielle M. Greeley, who four
years, ago bought her father's houso and
farm of eighty-two acres at Chappaqua
for 10,000, and now resides there in
company with two female friends.
Sarah Brandon, of Moundsvillo, Mar
shall County, W. Va., sent sixteen sons
into the Union Army. Two did not
come back. Her husband was the father
of thirty-eight children all told, and she
the mother of fifteen. She is about 70
and her husband lived to be 95. Thev
were pioneers from way back.
ChaunceyM. Depew, President of the
New York Central road, recently issued
an order to passenger brakemen directiug
them to "step inside the car door and
call out the name of the station in a clear
distinct tenor voice." A few davs later
he received the following note: "Dear
Sir Wot kind of a tenor voice do you
eckspect to hire for 40 a month ? Yours
We are sorry to herald sucli a thing to
the outside world, but wo are informed
that last week the proprietor of a store
in town fell asleep and the mice ate the
seat put of his breeches. It is needless
to say that the individual referred to
don't advertise. Other merchants had a
good run of custom that very day. Blair
The Sandwich Islands are a prolific
course of interesting news of late. Wal
ter Slurray Gibson, Premier of the Hew
aiiun "Kingdomj -is a man over seventy
years of age but hale and vigorous Miss
Howard St. Clair, a handsome California
book agent, claims that the Premier has
failed to keep a promise of marriage, and
that the sum of 100,000 will just about
quiet the throbbings of her more or less
broken heart. An effort at a compromise
is being made.
Begg's Cherry Cough Syrup
Will relieve that cough almost instantly
and make expectoration easy. Acts
simultaneously on the bowels, kidneys and
liver, thereby relieving the lungs of that
soreness and pain and also stopping that
tickling sensation in the throat by remov
ing the cause. One trial of it will con
vince any one that it has no equal on
earth for coughs and cold. A. F. Streitz
has secured the sale of it and will guar
antee every bottle to give satisfaction.
A D BCOKWOBTK, J A3. BtJTMBIA5D,
StateMof Nora Platte
NORTH PLATTE, NEB.
Accounts solicited and prompt attoatioa given
to all bos in oca entrusted to its. cue. Interest
paid on time deposits.
Made at tho Very Lowest Rates of Interest.
The bill of exceptions of Jake Sharp's '
attorney contains ninety exceptions, em
braced in 1,100 pages of foolscap.
Three hundred and fifty-three new
money order offices were established last
week. Total of this class, 7,858.
J. R. Whipple, proprietor of Young's
Hotel, Boston, has recently taken out
500,0000 insurance upon his life. Of
this $100,000 is a life policy, $100,000 is
twenty years endowment, and $300,000
is fifteen years endowment
Ross Raymond, erstwhile known in
Illinois as well as elsewhere as a bright
newspaper man, has reasons for being .
assistant librarian in Sing Sing Prison
and-assistant to the chaplain. He was
committed for seven years for profiting.
by misplaced confidences.
Thaddeus Stevens received his first
nomination for congress through the
device of turning ferward the hands of a
clock. The delegates to the nominating
convention were chosen by ballot, and
one of Stevens' turned the clock ahead
sufficiently to shut out the votes of five
men who would have given the nomina
tion to A. Herr Smith instead of the great
commoner. Chicego Tribune.
A Newburg girl went to a grocery for
a pound of saleratus, the other day, and
after making the purchase, stepped upon
the scales with the package in her hand.
"Why, I've gained a pound!" was her
delighted exclamation, and then, re
membering that she had the saleratus in
her hand, she dropped it in her pocket,
and then attempted to adjust the weights
so asjto show tho difference of a pound.
After several minntes' effort she gave it
up as a bad job, and left tho grocery satis
fied that no reliance was to bo placed in
its scales. Middletown Mercuru.
Philadelphia special. Superintendent
awler of the Reading railroad has issued
a notice to all employes of the Schuylkill
division that they must abstain from in
toxicants whether on duty or not. Any
man reported to him as having been seen
taking a drink of liquor or beer will be
summarily dismissed from the service of
the company. He says in his orders:
"There is no business that needs level
headed men more than railroading, both
for the safety of the employes and the
The stories of the success of Buffalo
Bill in London have not been one whit
exaggerated. All the letters from Lon
don are in the same vein. One letter
rom Cody himself tells of his future
plans. They embrace a fall season in
Paris and a winter season in the ruins of
the Coliseum in Rome! Imagine tho
cowboys of the wild west cavorting about
tho huge circle in which the Roman gladi
ators fought Buffalo" Bill has engage-
ments for three years in Europe, each of
which is worth a half million in profits.
AKentuckian has observed for some
time that his left leg was petrifying,- and
he finally called in a doctor who tried to
stop the process and failed. The poor
man finds now his limb has completely
marbleized that ho does not walk with
his accustomed ease and he is constantly
worrying lest he stubs it against a stone
and breaks off the toes. This is a warn
ing to Kentucky water drinkers in the
imestone region. Everybody knows that
if he had adhered to bourbon, the bluo
grass beverage, ho would have escaped
The people of Atchison, Kansas, are
experiencing a new phase of the prohibi
movement Atchison is a city of perhaps
25,000 people. Owing to a depleted
treasury, it is compelled to get along
without street lights, police and fire de
partment. The saloon license fomerly
paid the expenses of these necessary ad
juncts to metropolitan greatness. Now
the revenue from the saloons is cut off
and the citizen refuse to pay an occupa
tion tax. According to the ultra nrohi-
bition theory a city without saloons has
no need of police or lights.
I have usod Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, in
fact will now use no other kind, it promptly re
lieves coughs and is nnequolcd for the throat and
lungts. Robert A. Neff, Comedian, with Peck's
Bad Boy Co., Denver, Col., March 1. 1887. Cham
berlain'en Cogh Ilemedy is sold by F. H.Longley.
The Des Moines Registor of yesterday
says "that it is rumored that a new scheme
or whiskey selling is soon to be sprung
n this city, which is thought by the ori
ginators to be law proof. They propose
to work under the federal law by buying
their liquor put up in half pint, pint and
quart flasks in foreign countries and then
ship them direct to Des Moines, where
they will be sold without breaking the
seal. They hope to gain immunity from
the state law under the rule that imported
goods when sold in the original package
are exempt, and are now making ar
rangements to open up a depot for the
sale of their supplies. They will not find
the road an easy one to travel, and will
doubtless wish before through that they
had confined their efforts to a country
where the traffic is legitimate."
Purify Your Blood.
If your tongue is coated.
If your skin is yellow or dry.
If you have boUs.
If you have fever.
If you are thin or nervous.
If you are bilious..
If you are constipated-
If your bones ache.
If your head aches.
If you have no appetite.
If you have no ambition, one bottle of
Beggs' Blood purifier and Blood Maker
will relieve any and all of the above
complaints. Sold and warranted by A. F