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STEVENS & BARE, Editors aitd Props
SATURDAY. JULY 23. 1887.
R. H. Langford has removed his stock
goods to the postoffice room where ho expects to
nave an increase of patronage.
A picnic is advertised to be held at Lamp-
lugh's lake to-morrow afternoon. The affair will
probably bo well patronized.
Prof. Jesse St. Clair, with a panoramic out
fit, held forth at the opera last night. If lie so-
cored an audience he sncceeded in doing more
than others of his kind have done.
The Rev. J. J. Kealer, Baptist minister of
Central City, will preach in the Baptist church
to-morrow morning and evening. All are cor
A game of ball between the carpenters and
painters of tho city was to take place yesterday
afternoon. We did not learn the result.
M. C. Lindsay lias purchased tho livery stable
outfit of D. 8. Dickinson on Front street. Mr. L.
will increase tho stock and put things in first
chvs shape to accommodate the public.
Our former citizen K. Weinschenk, arrived
in the city Monday, having spent some time in
Denver lately, it isms intention to commence
business in North Platte again.
Engineer Itoss lias completed a map showing
the latest proposed railroads to be built into this
city. At present they number nine, with more to
hear from. North Platto iB destined to bo tho
greatest railroad center in the 6tate.
The drouth in western Nebraska and eastern
Colorado seems to be broken, those districts hav
ing been visited by copious rains lately. Tho
oats anil wheat sown by the settlers will be a
practical failure, but corn will make yet if tho
aire. il. li. Uguen lias taken the house on
Sixth street belonging to Mr. Ferguson and will
keep a boarding bouse and hotel, to;be known
as the North Platte House. Mrs. O. has had con
siderablo experience in tho hotel business and she
will no doubt receive a liberal patronage.
Head clerk liandall and Ids assistants have
leen busy tho past few days re-arranging Foley's
stock which was displaced by reason of tho re
cent improvement made to the store front.
When tho goods nro properly arranged tho store
will present a much improved appearance.
Several weeks ago the XJ. P. company laid
pipes on tho north side of tho hotel preparatory
to putting in two fountains, but einco then
nothing has been done. It is hoped the work bo
early completed as it will add much to tho ap
pearance of the grass plats.
John Neary has completed the pair of slip
pers awarded to Mies Kate Bentlcy at the Catho
lic fair and they are now in tho jossession of that
young lady. The slipiers are elegantly made and
reflect credit on Mr. Neary's workmanship. Miss
Bentley is very much pleased with them.
A homesteader by the namo of Hayes, resid
ing over on tho Willow, attempted to jump on a
moving N. & C. train Tuesday but missed it and
fell, the wheels xmssing over his right leg above
the knee. Ho was taken to tho railroad hospital
A sociable under the auspices of tho Fpisco
Id ladies will bo held on tho church lawn next
Tuesday evening. Tho grounds will bo illumina
ted and those so inclined will have an
opportunity to trip the light fantastic in the
building formerly used for school purposes. A
pleasant time is assured all who attend.
Ileports from all parts of this county as to
the condition of crops are tho most encouraging,
The harvest has demonstrated that tho wheat
crop is better than expected and corn is boom
ing. It is surprising what vicissitudes crops
will pass through in this country and yet bo
Last Friday afternoon Carl Jordan received
a telegram from Chicago stating that his father
was dangerously ill. Ho made preparations to
go eastward; while waiting for tho train received
another dispatch stating that his father had
passed away. Mr. J. arrived in Chicago in time
to attend tho funeral ceremonies. In his bereave
ment he lias the sympathy of many friends.
Mr. Neville's proposition to build a hotel 132
"iwt" square ttiree stories hlghTt thtf-peopia will
raise $10,000, is receiving favorable considera
tion. One gentleman has already offered $500.
Tho proposed structure will be first-class in every
particular, costing about 40,000 It will bi lo
cated on the corner of Sixth and Locust street,
Yesterday evening T. C. Patterson received n ca
blegram from Mr. Cody saying that ho would
subscribe ono thousand dollars.
On Sunday evening last S. M. Nevins of
Kearney started for California with his wife, who
was very low with consumption. On the arrival
of the train hero at ten o'clock it was evident
Mrs. N. could survivo but a short time, and she
was removed to tho Pacific hotel, where sho ex
pired shortly after, Mr. Nevins is an attorney of
Kearney, at ono timo we believe being partner of
the late Judge Savidge.
The town of Bed Cloud has tho best amateur
ball team in the western country. It has won
thirteen straight games from neghboring clubs
and its members arc thinking seriously of tack
ling the first gang of professionals that comes
along with vacant date. State Journal. Tho
North Platto base ball club denies tho allegation
and stands ready to cross bats with any amatuer
team in the state and will put a purso as a price
that means business.
Tho following question is asked by tho State
Journal: "How is it that laboring men in conn
try towns all over Nebraska pay from 6 to 10
cents per pound for tho best beef, while in Omaha,
Lincoln and a few other smaller places tho samo
classes must put up 12! i to 15 cents for every
pound of meat they buy? Is it all because ex-
Iensefl and rents are higher in the larger places?
Or do city butchers pay more for stock than
those in villages?" Is the above assumption cor
rect? Can the Journal point to any town whore
the best beef is sold at, from 0 to 10 cents per
pound? If there is such a place our local butch
ers would like to know where it is.
There was a show at Kearney recently, ac
companied of courso by the usual "camp follow
ers." lleferring to tho operations of these fel
lows tho Era said: "Close observers who sawn
great many individuals dealing with tho fakirs at
show grounds Saturday, arrived at tho conclu
sion that tho fools are not all dead. The fool
killer would have an immense harvest in Kear
ney. As long as a man bets on another man's
game ho will bo fleeced." The crop of fools is
unusually large this year, judging from this and
other reports. They seem to thrive better in dry
Somo of tho Gothenburg boys went to North
Platto last Sunday were, upon their arrival at
that place, horrified to seo what they supposed to
be a man hanging to a telegraph post. Tho scene
was so realistic that it unnerved tho Gothenbnrg
ers that's why they didn't play ball with their
old-time vim. Upon closer inspection, however,
they discovered a large card attached to tho hang
ing man efflgy bearing tho inscription: "Plum
Creek Umpire." Tho figure represented none
other editor Krier, of tho Plum Creek Pioneer,
who now enjoys the distinction of being as big a
man as St. John, the Prohibitionist, both having
been hung in effigy, and shows that under Ameri
can institutions the baso ball umpire ranks with
a candidate for president. This recent and un
expected elevation of editor Krier is due to the
fact that he didn't umpire the last gamo of base
ball between the North Platto and Plum Creek
clubs to tho entire satisfaction of tho Platto
club. Gothenburg Independent.
Give Them a Chance.
That is to say, your lungs. Also all your
breathing machinery. Very wonderful machin
ery it is. Not only tho larger air-passages, but
5?e thousands of little tubes and cavities leading
from them. When these are clogged and choked
with matter which ought not to bo there, your
lungs cannot half do their work. And what they
do they cannot do well.
Call it cold, cough, croup, pneumonia, catarrh,
consumption or any of tho family of throat and
nose and head and lung obstructions, all are bad.
All ought to be got rid of. There is just one sure
way to get rid of them. That is totakeBos
chee'e German Syrup, which any druggist will
ell you at 75 cents a bottle. Even if everything
else has failed you, you may depend upon this
PEOPLE AND EVENTS.
Mrs. H. C. Bentley went out to Denver Thurs
day morning, expecting to return this morning.
Mrs. Dr. Harris, of St. Louis, is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Gibbs, of this city.
P. J. Conway and Will Volmer went down to
Kearney Thursday evening to take in the tourna
Dr. J. U. Juliott, of Walker precinct, was
among the country visitors to the metropolis
Sue Wah arrived homo from the Flowery King
dom Thursday night after an absence of several
B. Hershey, of Muscatine, Iowa, was in the city
this week looking after the interests of his large
stock ranch near Cottonwood.
J. B. Purdy, of tho American Water Works Co.
' A. m 1 a a 9 m .
was in wwn xnesaay getting lniormation in re
gard to sinking wells for the the water-works.
Miss Mollie Thompson, of Penna., sister of
Mrs. C. H. Randall, arrived in tho city Wednes
day night and will remain during the summer.
Harry Kramph left Monday evening for Phila
delphia. Ho will visit relatives there and this
fall will become a student at a university located
at Bethlehem, Penn.
Will Woodhnrst came down from Sidney the
early part of the week and spent several days in
town. While quite well pleased with Sidney, he
thinks there is no place like North Platte.
Mrs. J. H McOonnell, of Omaha, spent several
days in the city this week visiting her many
friends. Mr. McConnell was here yesterday,
having come in from the west Thursday evening.
On July 3d Rev. W. A. Amsbary united Chas,
N. Mason and Miss Nellie Lytchlyter in marriage.
Tho young folks are both residents of this city.
Mr. Mason being in the dairy business.
R. II. Langford made a trip thiough the coun
try this week looking after tho fences that en
close the county superintendent's office. He
repaired quite a number of gaps and otherwise
set things in order for the fall campaign.
If General Greeley finds any inaccuracies in
tho report of Sergt. Fitzgerald for last Saturday
we know he will overlook them when he learns
that on the morning of. that day tho Sergeant be
came tho happy father of a pretty, dimple-
chinned little girl. Thus does the signal service
increase in numbers and usefulness.
The intelligent character of tho juries
lately before the county court has been
remarked upon, composed as they have
been of business men, and the question
has been asked why such juries are not
procured in cases before .the district
court. That's too hard a question to
uatue nave not ueen so low in a
number of years and local stock growers
complain ol dimculty in finding a remun
erative market. Of course young fat
steers and dry cows are in demand for
butchers use, but at present they are
rather scarce, but will be quite plenty in
a month or so. The Chicago market has
not been so low in a number of years.
corn-fed Nebraska cattle being quoted at
3.25d.o;. Texas cattle running from
1.90 for cows to 3.25 for steers, while" the
very best steers averaging 1600 lbs are
considered worth less than 4.50. Stock
men of the west are not likely to grow
rich at these figures- It looks as though
we should have some cheap beef. Hogs
are quoted in Chicago at $5.205.50, but
that does not prevent sliced ham selling
in North Platte at 20 cents per pound.
In 1873 a road was laid out along the
section line south of the city, extending
some distance west. Unas. jicUonald
who owns a portion of the land through
which the road runs, we believe has never
acknowledged that the road was legally
constituted : at any rate his fence has oc
cupied the section line. Last summer
W. M. llmman, supervisor of road dis
trict 30, after serving notice on Mr. Mc
Donald to do so, but which was not com
plied with, moved the fence to what he
claimed as the road line and charged the
expense of the work $101 to Mr. Mc
Donald. Payment being refused, suit
was brought to recover the amount.
Trial was had before the county court
this week, and as nearly all the old resi
dents were witnesses, it attracted a good
deal of attention, The case wasrwannly con
tested, J. I.Nesbitt being for the plaintiff
and Church & Bixler for the defendant.
The jury returned a judgment for the
plaintiff in the amount prayed for.
Majoriwitz vs. Miller was the title of
a lawsuit that brought quite a number of
the residents from Garfield precinct to
the city and occupied the attention of the
county court a couple of days this week.
In the fall ol lSb the people of Garfield
precinct held a fair at a school house
which is on the land of Jacob Miller.
There was a fence on two sides of the
school house, and for some reason on the
day of the fair it was decided to stretch
a wire around the other two sides, leaving
a gate way in front, which was done . In
the evening after dark, Wallace Majon-
witz came naing up on a nne Horse at a
rapid rate and being ignorant of the ex
istence of the wire fence in front of the
building turned into the school house
yard at the usual place and ran into tho
barbed wire fence, receiving considerable
bodily injury and his horse subsequently
died from the wounds received. The
action wsis brought against Miller to re
cover damages to the amount of $2o0.
The jury held that the defendant was not
The commissioners have labored
pretty hard this week auditing the large
number of bills that have accumulated
during the past six months. Judging
rom the looks of many of these bills: it
has Decome quite a uniiorm habit to
charge the county very heavy wages for
light service, a number of assessors
bills especially, the board seemed to
think, coming under this head. There is
not any doubt but what the position of
the commissioners in this matter is well
taken. It is reasonable to suppose that
an assessor will put in a reasonable days
work, say from six to eight hours, and
that lie is a man of sufficient judgment
to determine the value of a piece of land
without traveling over every foot of it,
especially when that value is determined
by an inflexible rule. But from some of
the bills, after inspecting the books and
blanks, it is fair to believe that a man of
average clerical nullity coum work but
an hour or two each day in order to make
up the time, the commissioners maj'
not feel like putting the county to a bill
ot costs, for there is urob-
ably no such thing as "going
behind the returns," but they
would probably be justified in cutting
down some of the bills and would save
money to the county in the end. How
ever, the remedy does not lie with the
commissioners, but with each precinct
whose voters should select a man whom
they believe will perform the service as
contemplated by law.
Bitten by a Horse.
John Keith, of O'Fallons, received an
injury Sunday morning that came near
being a serious affair, and as it is will lay
him up for a week or two. He was on a
horse leading one of his stallions out to a
pasture about two miles from tho house.
Passing near some horses the stallion
broke loose from him. After several
vain attempts to catch him, Mr. Keith
was sitting on his horso at some distance
from the other horses, when the stallion
made a charge at full speed, at first seiz
ing the horse 3Ir. K. was riding by the
neck. Being beaten off the infuriated an
imal seized Mr. K. by the left thigh, lift
ing him from the saddle and injuring him
severely, the Hesh being badly torn. For
tunately the stallion left the man and
proceeded after the saddle horse. Being
about two miles from home, Mr. Keith
became very weak from the loss of blood
before reaching the house. A telegram
was immediately sent for Dr. Duncan
who went up and dressed the wound.
Mr. Keith is doing well and will soon be
P. H. McEvoy sold a very fine Chick
ering piano this week to C. M. Wherry.
Copies of The Tribune containing
the water-works ordinance may be had at
this office. Price 5 cents.
We invite attention to the advertise
ment of C. W. Price on the second page.
His new store is nicely stocked with
goods. Give him a call.
A critic object! to our use of the word
' drouth." That is the common pronuncia
tion of the word, even by those who are
supposed to be educated." "Drouth" is the
old way of spelling the word, and of late
vears has come into ouite common use
at least in the west.
We are now in the mid-summer sea
son and dullness in trade should be ex
pected. It is a good time to prepare for
the lively times to commence so soon as
the heated term is ended.
There is some complaint from farm
ers of the western counties in regard to
nrairie doirs. A colonv of these animals
on a farm is said to be quite a nuisance
A war of extermination is waged against
them and they will scon go the way
the buffalo and Indian have gone
A small audience greeted the Potter
Sisters at the opera house Tuesday even
ing but those in attendance were appar
ently well pleased with the entertainment
As elocutionists the ladies are very good
and should have received a larger audi
The melon crop is promising, and the
Tkibune will be furnished one year
gratis to the party presenting this office
with the finest and largest watermelon
and six months for the finest and largest
muskmelon. Competition open to the
world, but we have no fears of Lincoln
county losing this premium.
The Tribune was mistaken last week
in stating that Conrad Scharmann was
the only North Platte student at the state
University. James McDonald is also at
tending. If we are only represented by
two, they seem to be "way up," as James
plays baritone in the Lniversity band and
uonraa sings Dass in me university
Among the numerous bills presented
before the Council Monday night was
one irom the uazette-journai company
of Hastings of $17.50 for a justice docket
for Albin Stolle. The county has been
providing these documents, and Clerk
Evans has quite a number on hand and he
would have furnished the Squire with
one much cheaper. The bill was reject
ed, any it is likely the (f.-J. will not
fare anv better before the commissioners
While tne ary weatner caused many
to lose faith and some to say the corn
crop was not worm nve cents an acre,
Sigmund Mang sings a different tune.
On being approached by a Tribune
scribe who propounded the stereotyped
question, "How are your crops, Mr.
Mang?" "Never better," came the
cheerful reply. "I couldn't be better
pleased ; I never had nicer corn or pota
toes, and melons well muskmelons
bigger than your head or mine either."
Mr. 31. is of opinion that people have
not learned how to farm in this altitude
yet. He thinks they overlook the fact
that the' are 3000 feet above the sea and
they try to follow too nearly the old
methods. He has a way of preparing the
ground and planting which he thinks
better suited to this soil and climate,
md promises in due time to
furnish the Tribune with an article on
ODDS AND ENDS.
While the hotel accommodations of
North Platte are good so far as they go.
Odds and Ends is of the opinion that a
strictly first-class hotel of large dimen
sions would make big money. The re
cent circular issued by the Pacific Hotel
Co. refusing to give members of
the T. Pi A. a two-dollar rate has caused
much dissatisfaction among the commer
cial men and many of them in fact near-
y all of them stop at the Pacific Hotel
in this city simply because there is no
other house. If a hotel was erected and
conducted in a proper manner it would
receive almost the entire transient trade,
besides a hundred or more day boarders
who are at present divided among tho
different private boarding houses of the
city. It is to be hoped that arrangements
cau be made for the erection of the pro
posed hotel on the corner of Sixth and
ocust, and the sooner the better.
Scores of farmers have been interroga
ted as to the prospects for corn and in
every case the answer has been of a grat-
fying nature. Indeed the indications for
heavy crop are so good that farmers
overlook the shortage in small grain and
seem well satisfied with tho prospective
result of their year's labor. Corn is King
and Lincoln county its kingdom.
And speaking of corn, Odds and Ends
acknowledges an invitation to visit a west
end producer next week snd gorge him
self with roasting ears, thus showing that
the grain is rapidly maturing. As this
farmer has 180 acres of corn it is thought
there will be sufficient to satisfy' O. and D's
Odds and Ends compliments the astute
editor of the Nebraskian on the effective
manner in which he occupied the pitch
er's box in Tuesday's game of ball.
Should Getzein, Clarkson or other leagne
pitchers become disabled before the close
of the season, North Platte can supply
the vacancy in the person of Mr. Walsh.
The 'hanging in efligy of Krier, which
took place at the west end of the depot
jard late last week, was a fitting rebuke
to that individual and his partial decisions
in the game of ball between North Platte
and Plum Creek. Unless the ridiculed
umpire has the cheek of a government
mule he will steer clear of this city.
The latest fashionable and proper caper
brought out by North Platte ladies is to
carry a pet prairie dog around in their
pocket A prominent lady of the cit'
while down town yesterday drew aside the
fold of her dress and exhibited to Odds
and Ends one of the cute little animals
asleep in her pocket. This new depart
ure bids fair to create a furore at the east
ern summer resorts and a largely increas
ed demand for these pretty little rodents.
Quite a number of small bets have been
made on this afternoon's game of ball, the
wager generally being that the nayseeds
will not score over half a dozen runs. If
Stapleton pitches his usual game and is
well supported behind the bat, Odds and
Ends is of the opinion that the home nine
will not go round the diamond half as of
ten as they did in the games Saturday and
Sunday last Jesse Norton, the young
but promising curve pitcher, will occupy
the box for the North Plattes and if he
does as effective work as he did last Wed
nesday the visitors may be frequently
goose-egged. But we shall see what we
Lovers of beautiful flowers and plants
cannot but greatly admire those to bo seen
on the lawns surrounding the residences
of Messrs. Belton, Sutherland, Foley,
Eells, Conklin, and others. Each succeed
ing year new varieties are introduced and
though it is difficult to make many of
them grow in this climate and soil, con
stant attention and perseverance have
overcome these obstacles and many of our
yards compare very favorbly with those
found in the east In most cases the de
gree of success attained in the cultivation
of flowers is due to the ladies and to them
is also due the thanks of Odds and Ends
for the handsome bouquets received.
For the next thirty days all goods will be
sold at cost. Great bargains in
100 Dozen Linen Hitch Towels, 25 c, worth 50 e.
200 Dozen Ladies9 Fancy Hose, 5c, worth 10c.
100 Doz. Ladies' Colr'd Bord Hdhfs 5c, ivorth 10
50 Fine White Toilet Quilts, 98c, worth $1.50.
One-Fourth off on all summer Dress Gpods.
These are only a few of the great bargains
offered for thirty days only.
T- T. IFOZL
SELF REVOLVING CHURN DASHER.
. Makes Butter in Five Minutes.
County and Township Rights for Sale. Price of Dasher
$1.25. Can be seen at Nebraska House.
J". "W. EODGEES, IProp.
Tho game Saturday afternoon with the
Julesburg nine was an uninteresting one
because it was entirely too muen one
sided. The players from up the road are
in no way able to cope with the team of
this cit', and had not White taken com
passion on them in the seventn inning by
ntching the ball in a school-boy fashion
the result would have been a complete
shut-out. At the end of the eighth in
ning the Julesburg boys concluded it was
useless to play any longer and asked that
the game be called. Mills of Ogallala
and More of Sidney formed the battery
for the visitors Score by innings:
Julesburg .. .0 0 00 0 0 505
North Platte.4 1 10 0 0 0 0 116
OOTHENBURG FALLS AN EA8T VICTIM.
Sunday's game between the Gothenburg
and North Platte teams was a repetition
of Saturday's so far as a soft-snap for the
home nine was concerned, wnite oemg
out on the road, Dallas took the pitcher's
box and proved his ability to hold down
that position in good shape, striking out
eight men. The home team played an
almost faultless game, although it was
minus two of it's best players. The at
tendance was the largest this season. By
innings the score was :
123406 7 8 'J
Gothenburg 11000001 03
North Platto 81431213 326
THE PKESS GANG DOWNS THE LAWYERS.
Wednesday the Press Gang, composed
of gentlemen more or less conversant
with the newspaper business, played a
five inning game with the attorneys and
succeeded in driving them in the earth by
score of 13 to 2. It was intended to give
full account of the game, but lack of
space forbids. We must, however, com
pliment Judge bnelhng on the efficient
and graceful manner in which he held
down second base.
THE SAME OLD STORY.
On Wednesday of this week the junior
club of Plum Creek, composed of youths
from 17 to 20 years of age, came up with
the avowed intention of doing up the
juvenile club of this city. But alas for
duman expectations ! The visitors were
exceedingly fresh and our boys salted
them for all they were worth. Norton,
pitcher for the North Plattes, struck out
eleven players. Score :
1234 5 6789
Plum Creek 00100300 04
North Platte 4 2 5 2 1 7 3 3 27
McEvoy has sent an invitation to each
club in the Western League to play an
exhibition game here some time during
the season. It is hoped several of them
A nine from the southern part of the
count', with Stapleton and Hays as bat
tery, will engage the attention of our
bovs this afternoon. '
The new suits were ordered from Chi
cago Wednesday by telegraph and are
expected here to-day. The uniforms are
handsome ones and will show off our
boys in elegant shape.
Our own and only Dowd seemingly
improves with each" game. As a first
baseman he has few equals in the state.
The Plum Creek' Pioneer thinks Dallas
The Council met in regular session
Monday evening at the usual hour of nine
and proceed promptly to business by
reading the minutes of last regular and
several special meetings and approving
The communication from tho Sperry
Electric Light Company came up as un
finished business and was indefinitely
A number of citizens of the Third
ward presented a petition reciting that
inasmuch as their former petition "was
unconstitutional," they now asked that
Louie Peterson be appointed councilman
from that ward. As the appointing
power lies with the mayor the council
was not disposed to take any action in the
matter and consideration of the subject
A long discussion took place in regard
to the grading, guttering and curbing on
Spruce street. A motion by Boche that
property owners be notified to fill and
gutter on or before Oct 1st was lost by
the casting vote of the mayor the first
time he has had an opportunity to vote.
Oberst moved that tho city attorne' be
instructed to draw an ordinance requiring
propert' owners to fill Spruce street to
grade, work to be done by tho first of
September. This motion was adopted.
Several bills were passed upon and al
lowed, they being mostly for hauling dirt
and laying crossings, amounting in the
aggregate to several hundred dollars.
Press Comment on People we Know.
E. J. Wolter has grown weary of dust
and the vexatious task of up-stairs life
and sas : "Ah, I am going to build a
home out where life can be more fully
enjoyed. I want a yard of my own,
where in the front flowers and beautiful
shrubs will nod in the breeze." Mr.
Wolter is a great poultry raiser, and
doubtless he wants a suburban residence
so his spare moments can bo spent m
robbing hen nests and clutching to a
drove of spring chickens. Curtis Courier.
A few years ago W. F. Cody was shoot
ing buffalo and dodging Indians, and
playing seven-up and drinking bad whis
ky in western Kansas and Nebraska.
Then everybody called him "Buffalo
Bill." Now he is a social lion in London,
and lords and ladies are running over
each other to get an introduction to him
and the' call him "Colonel, the Hon.
Wm. F. Cody." There is nothing wilder
than this in any romance. Sterling (Col.)
Mehlhop against Jeffries was the
title of a case that occupied Judge Snel
lings court the best part of two days.
Melhop brought the action to recover a
balance for wintering cattle, and after
hearing the evidence the jury found there
was 64.50 due the plaintiff and the costs
ran up to $43. Jeffries gave notice of
appeal. But this didn't end his troubles
Coming down town he accused one of his
witnesses of having sworn to a lie. The
little fellow jumped off his horse and
reports say gave Jeffries a "licking,"
whatever that may mean. A Tribune
scribe scenting the battle afar off, stopped
to sharpen his pencil and arrived at the
scene of action just in time to see the
crowd disperse, thus failing to secure a
tu x 1 . . f , 1 xonecr , i.DKS H. rePrt according to Marquis of Queens
is the greatest kicker on earth but admits T,urv ruies 1 c
he is a fine ball player.
The Julesburg nine is after revenge
and wants to arrange for another game.
North Platte stands ever ready to give
them another dose.
So far this season our club has not suf
fered a defeat, but the boys may hear
something "drap" this afternoon. Hays
and Stapleton are both professional play
ers and they are said to be well supported
on the bases and in the field.
Dallas the Great has been in Kearney
part of the week taking the games be
tween the club of that city and the Fre
mont Grays. Shortstop Jackson has al
so been parading his form there.
The Gothenburg half club went to
North Platte last SundayTor a bout with
the club at that place, and about 3 to 26
in favor of the latter is the way the score
figured at the close of the game. The
Gothenburg boys were so handsomely
treated by North Platte bos, however,
that their diastrous defeat was received
with good nature and they are glad they
went to the Platte. Independent.
Go to Grady's opposite
for choice groceries.
at highest cash price at Vienna Restau
rant and bakery.
Pipes, cigars and tobacco at C.
W. Price's drug store.
For sale for from $30 to $110. Inquire
of Hinman & Grimes.
You can save ten dollars a month
by inquiring the price on groceries
before buying. While making the
rounds don't forget Lamp ugh &
pounded at C. W. Price's
Ham, breakfast bacon,
and everything to be found
first-class meat market, at
KlEN'K & ijrATWARD's.
WATER - WORKS
are assured and we all feel jubilant; but
when it is known" that another reduction
in prices has been made by the
E & S. ONE-PRICE CL0THIEES,
the rejoicing will be much greater.
We are the cheapest clothiers in town and
a call will convince you of .the fact. "
Cash One-Price Clothiers, in
a CREAM FREEZERS
Ice Boxes and Gasoline Stoves cheap
to close out at
I am closing out my line of
WHITE ME IB,
and now offer them at very low fig
ures. If you want a bargain in the
best machine in the countrv call
and see them before my present
stock is exhausted.
I have moved my stock of
into the freshly fitted up room two
doors south of my hardware store.
It will pay everyone in need of fur
niture of any kind to see my nice
new stock. JAMES BELTON.
Everything in the drug line
FRESH AND NEW
At C. W. Peice's Drug Store.
Go to Lainplugh & Harrington's
for Nebraska, Colorado or Minne
A few Seeders loft which will be sold
very low to close out.
IlEnsirEY & Co.
All goods at Rennie's for the next
sixty days at cost.
All the best makes of bug
gies at Hershey & Co's.
A complete line of toilet articles
at C. W. Price's drug store.
The inter-state commerce law
benefits the consumers of groceries
very materially. Call at Lamplugh
& Harrington's and note the reduc
tion in prices.
WJ4-A Spring Chickens at the
Vienna Restaurant and
The Latest Improved Os
borne Mower $45 at Hershey
We are sparing no pains to se
cure the best beeves that can be
found in the country.
Klenk & Gatward.
Highest cash price paid for
spring chickens at the Vi
B. P. HUMES.
Hay Rakes at $15 at Her
shey & Co's.
Remember we have the best
cooler in the city. Our meats are
always in prime condition.
Klenk & Gatward.
No grass-fed beef in ours this
early. We save doctor bills by get
ting our meat at WOOD'S MARK
ET, the only place in town where
you can buy CORN-FED BEEF
SUMMER AND WINTER.
Pure drugs and chemicals at C.
W. Price's drusr store.
PRICES CUT ALL TO
PIECES. BUY SOME FINE
Fine California Peaches only
$1.75 a box at Lamplugh & Har
rington's. "WAGONS AND PLOWS.
Just received a car load of Molino
"Vagon3 and John Deere Plows.
Hershky & Co.
GO TO RENNIE'S clearing sale.
I have just received another large In
voice of wall paper, mostly gold papers.
The stock is unusually large and you
cannot fail to be suited.
Oats, Corn, Bran, Shorts, and a full
line of Flour at Grady's opposite the
Owing to our light expense we
can undersell them all. Call in and
see us. Lamplugh & Harrington.
Washburn flour at Grady's opposite
Bucklin's Arnica Salve.
Tho best salve in the world for cuts, braises,
sores, nlcere, salt rhoum, fever sores, tetter,
chapped hands, chilblains, corns and all skin
eruptions, and positively cores piles or no pay re
quired. It is guaranteed to give satisfaction or
money refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For
sale by A. F. Streitz.
BUGGIES AND PHiETONS.
A carload of Buggies. Piuctons and light
two and three seated Spring Wagons just
Heksiiey & Co.
We have the finest line of teas
and coffee in the city. Call in and
see them. Lamplugh & Harrington.
Cheap Coal OIL
150 Test Oil 20 cents.
175 Test Head Light 25 cents.
G. R. Hammond.
I Will not be Undersold.
C F. ORMSBY.
R. E. HOLBROOK,
OFFICE POST OFFICE BLOCK,
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