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STEVENS & BARE, Editors and Pbops
SATUBDAY. JUNE 30, 1886.
f Will J. Stuart has moved into his
new house in the west end.
. r' Lee, of Medicine precinct, was
m the city Thursday.
If you want the best flour for the
money buy "Extra Fancv."
Several new engines for the S.P.
passed through the early part of the week.
3Cr. and ICrs. W. H. Wood hurst have
moved into the Walker house on east
Attention is called to the new adver
tisement of C. C. Noble which appears on
the second page.
Rock Springs lump or nut coal.
C. F. Iddings
Beginning Sunday, July 1st, the Pres
byterian Sunday-school will be- held at
9:45 in the morning.
The ladies of the Babtist church will
give an ice cream and literary entertain
ment on the evening of July 4.
The ratification meeting Tuesday
was a rattling ratifier and demonstrates
that there are no flies on the North Platte
-Messrs. Keith, Eells, Price and Ran
dall went up to the Birdwood Saturday
and returned the next day with a line
'string of pike and catfish.
M. J. Cronin's horse broke loose the
other day and took a lively spin, doing
some damage to the buggy "to which he
Two dozen single and young married
people went to Burke's grove on a picnic
excursion Tuesday. They all express
themselves as having had a good time.
The work of laying the water mains
has progressed very rapidly during the
past week. With continued good weath
er the work will soon be completed.
A fakir selling electric belts is hold
ing forth on the corner south of the post
office. He draws a crowd by means of
two negro minstrels who are very good in
Increasing business has justified Joe
Morsch in adding another chair to his
shop, and three first-class barbers will
hereafter wait upon the wants of cus
tomers. Sid D. Robb very kindly remember
ed The Tribune last Saturday by pre
senting a mess of new potatoes, the first
we noticed brought into town from this
vicinity. They were very nice.
We understand petitions have been
presented for the extension of the water
mains on west Third, Fourth, Fifth and
Sixth streets and that the petitions have
been favorbly acted upon.
A little jaunt on the south side of the
river gave the writer the information that
corn, though perhaps a little backward
has a good color, and from this on, with
' necessary rain, will whoop 'er up lively.
The Hyannis Tribune says the Ogal
lala Cattle Company drove 4,000 steers
through that place a few days ago enroute
to the Rosebud Agency where they will
be slaughtered for the use of the Indians.
P. H. McEvoy has secured the ser
vices of one of Omaha's best watch re
pairers and engravers, who will attend to
that department at Mac's new stand. The
gentleman will be here some time next
"Harrison and Morton suit me," re
marked a prominent Democrat Tuesday
evening, "and they will get my vote"
There are thousands of Democrats mak
ing just the same remark in different
parts of the union.
The Catholic fair closed Saturday
-nicht after five nights of pleasure for at-
tnnrlontC JMlfl TirflllL 1UT tllO tuuibu,
eceipte reaoWg&oeveirired j-dlfficultytlratnebest gredert&tttfc&tBf-
dollars. This sum win De appueu w
H. Otten is now moving his stock of
boots and shoes to the large room lately
vacated by R. & S. It will make an ele
gant shoe room and give the proprietor
an opportunity to carry a larger stock
There are a few schools in the coun
ty superintendent has failed to visit, but
not through any fault of hu. One of his
ponies is so lame that it is impossible to
drive 1t, and consequently his failure to
call on the few schools he has not yet
Messrs. Dillon, Foley, Bentley and
Dyer took a trip to the head of the lrri
b,r Tnaadiv. The wing dam
which the company is having constructed
will soon be completed and will insure a
smuch larger floWot water in me emeu
- HkS. - S. MOCK 01 CWffllDg
fnrnishilr .ooas avr peensoio. w a
firm in Emporia, Kansas, they were snip
ped to that point the early part of the
ir. -RnaanfAliI tmea to ChlC&SO
woe. - o-- --..-
with a view of eagagmg m tub wnoii
terlan church xtfaiday morning.
Tn.Mnrir .service this, evening at c
o'clock. Every member is expected to be
a.tnfi moAtinir tJl this even-
ine to receive members and transact other
important Dusmesa. "uuuo: -
9:45 a. m.
Patrick H. McEvoy is the most en
thusiastic Democrat in town, having suf
fnHTi in Orover to believe that ne
can carry the entire north with the exsep
: nf -Pannsvlvania and Nebraska.
About four months hence, Mac will clothe
himself in sackcloth and ashes.
a. ha eniriinrs were on the march
Sunday forenoon, a tram of cars passed
nriiiiA thfiv were
iwtwfifin Stoddard's fence and .the road.
While most of the horses could be con
trolled, several of the most spirited were
cut on the oarus oi iuo ""y1"'
little incidents are jm
T.m.e TTnntins. livinz near Dickens,
this fi5if,2!S!r SS
Saturday nignr anu wuiauucu.
i cnion He came to town and. in-
rmA htk officers who were just m the
act of offering a reward for them when
news was received Wednesday that they
had been found, the horses having strayed
from home instead of having been stolen.
Saml. Hicks, of Elsie, Perkins coun
ty a loyal and true blue Republican was
TTmrsdav'and Daid his respects to
.. mn TT savs that a Harrison and
Mortari- club will be formed in Elsie and
" . j will T-oll 11 n o
y"rt ''ndereon. both former
volver in the west end of town and the
buUet went crashing through t a window
in the house occupied by F. E. BuUard
the ball lodging in a door frame. The
iM SL ?iAon at the time and did
not know of tke affair until morning, but
partiee living w that neighborhood say
they heard a pistol shot about one o'clock.
--Wild Cat Sam, who is a liring monu
mat o? trmth ( ?) relate that wrhile : fishing
aloac thetaaks of the river the other day
hewac suddenly overcome by dizziness
aad fell into the water. When herecovr
.wuinanfM he found himself
rrJiA Kninit tow-head about seventy
jtfLthMnwwhAra he fell in. Sam
thiaks it was renatkable parrowescape
Ralph States will move his tonsorial
outfit into the room latelv vacated by the
Star boot and shoe store.
uuring these hot, windy days an ex
tension of the district covered by the
street sprinkler should be made.
For the free trnsportation of conven
tionnews the Western Union Telecraph
Company deserves the thanks of the pub-
A Holzmark visited North Platte
inenusiast wees and of course nad a
good time. He always does. Gothen
The elegant speaking trumpet offered
by the Catholic fair to the most popular
nose company was awarded the K.
Tuesday evening was hot a good time
xur waving me oanuana, at least tnere was
none to De seen. The bandana must give
way to the stars and stripes.
The mid-summer meeting of the Ne
braska Press Association will be held at
Crete July 5th. North Platte will not be
represented at the meeting
The assessed valuation of the city is
$4z,uuu: tne true valuation is nve times
that amount or $2,360,000. Pretty good
snowing for a little one-horse town.
Judge O'Rourke reports the usual
summer stagnation of marriage licences.
He thinks indications favorable for a re
vival in this important trade'this fall.
Seven companies of the Seventh Cav
alry, enroute from Northern Nebraska
and Dakota posts to Ft. Reilly, Kansas,
passed through the city Sunday and Mon
As the Fourth appoaches, the small
boy with his fire cracker and torpedo
grows more numerous. His chief de
light is to fire them in close proximity to
The Athletic baseball nine of this
city, composed of youths from sixteen to
eighteen years of age, will play the Cot
tonwood club at the fair qrounds on the
afternoon of the Fourth.
. C. A. Sherman received an elegant
ob-inch bicycle the early part of tne week
and spends his leisure moments trying to
ride it. He says a bucking broncho is no
comparison to it.
The North Platte Creamery is now
making between four and five hundred
pounds of butter per day. On Wednes
day twenty-three hundred pounds were
Ghipped to" a firm in Denver.
The members of the second ward
hose company have been out several even
ings this week limbering up their joints
and getting ready to win any prize that
may be put up for fast running.
Several horses have been stolen from
residents of the county during the past
two weeks' If the thieving continues
much longer there will be a hanging bee
one of these pleasant summer nignts.
A correspondent of the Gothenburg
Independent says that while digging ia
the hills not long ago Josnua fecKnam's
sons, of Peckham precinct, this county,
unearthed the hip bone of a mastedon.
A special meeting of S. A. Douglas
Post Cr. A. R. will convene at the court
house this Saturday evening. By order
of Commander. J. D. Jackson,
Monroe Smith of Gaslin was in town
yesterday, and brings most encouraging
reports of the condition of growing crops.
He has lived in ttaslin precinct a long
time, but never did wneat promise so
abundant a yield at this time, corn and
other crops being the- same. Spring
wheat will be ready for the reaper in
about three weeks.
North Platte will celebrate on the
Fourth but as to the quantity and quality
of the celebration, The Tribune remains
mum. Country people are respectfully
invited to come in, however, and enjoy
the freedom of the city. If you don't see
what you want, ask for it.
The roller mill is now running six
teen hours a day, and.then it is withsomo.
ufactured fast enough to supply ihe. de-.
xnand. The fl6ur;made-;by'this mill 131
gaining a goou repuumou.
Mrs. Saxon delivered a fine address
to a large audience at the opera house
Sunday evening on tne subject or "oociai
Purity," The lady is a good speaker and
presents ner views in plain and torciDie
The hay crop this year will be unus
ually large, and hay men look for low
prices tins laii ana winter, nowever,
those having hay land will cut all they
can and run the chances of low markets.
Mr. Noweli expects to ut up about fif
teen hundred tons.
A city resident wants to know if the
electric light company intends putting in
incandescent lights. Ohthisweare un
informed but presume that if a sufficient
number of subscribers could be secured;
the bvstem would be put in. It is scarcely;
likelv any move in this direction will be;
made Deiore m- y u
HARBISON AND MORTON
An Enthusiastic Eatiflcation.
Over One Hundred Torches in the Pro-.
Bepublicans Alive with Enthusiasm.
Scarcely had the news flashed over the
wires on Monday that Harrison had been
nominated before tnere was a universal
i and eacrer sentiment expressed for a rati-
fication meeting but tne vice rresmenc
not beincr nominated until evening, the
meeting was necessarily postponed. On
Tuesday an immen se number of badges
the Stirs and Stripes the emblem of the
nartv in this camnaicn were printed at
this office, bearing the names of Harrison
and Morton. .Every itepuDiican is anxious
to show his colors, that stand for JMationai
ity and Protection to American Institu
tions and Homes.
Although there had been but little time
for nrenaration. at an early hour the
streets were thronered by large crowds
anxious to take Dart in the demonstration
The North Platte band had been engaged,
which discoursed patriotic airs at the corn
er of Sixth and Spruce. Fire crackers,
Roman candles and bombs were freely
used giving things the appearance of a
young Fourth ofJuly.
At half past eight the torches were
passed out, and there was at once a rush
to procure one as the number of torches
was limited. By 9 o'clock the procession
was formed, marching, proceeded by the
band, throueh the principal streets, the
torch-bearers in their evolutions present
ing a pleasing and gorgeous . spectacle.
Arriving at the court house, the torches
were stacked and thelarge court room
soon crowded, there being room for not
more than half who desired admittance.
Proceedings at once began. There
were no icebergs in the room, every one
being warm and ready for business. The
meeting was called to order by Dr. Buck
worth, chairman of the North Platte Re
publican club, who suggested that J. I.
Nesbitt act as chairman. On assuming
the chair, Mr. Nesbitt spoke briefly
but to the point, stating that it was a
meeting, a spontaneous outburst of Re
publicans, to ratify the glorious nomina
tions made at Chicago. Necessarily there
could be no attempt made to discuss the
issues of the campaign, but which would
be fully and freely handled before the-
battle was over. The speaker paid a
glowing tribute to the nominees, whose
public and private cnaracter were witnout
blemish or stain. Men of eminent ability,
they were honored and respected by
every American citizen. Tneir nomina
tion received the hearty endorsement of
Republicans of every faction. He had
yet to near of a singlet word or disap
The first speaker introduced was Judge
Stacy of Anamosa, Iowa, who happened
to be in the city on business. He was
most agreeably surprised to see the en
thusiasm displayed by.the Republicans of
Lincoln county. It was an augury of
coming victory, a sentiment which pre
vailed all over the land. His remarks
were received with outbursts of applause.
But our -limited space forbids giving
even a synopsis ot tne numerous
speeches. Every speaker heartily rati
fied the nominations, for himself and his
The following local speakers were in
troduced and spoke in the following
order: R. H. Langford, J. W. Bixler,
W. T. Wilcox, Rev Adam Stump, H. M.
Grimes, and A. H' Church, the band ren
dered music between speeches.
The meeting was closed amidst the
greatest enthusiasm by Mr. JNesbltt in a
five minute speech, wmcn ue tnrew
down the gauntlet to the Democrats, chal
lenging them to joint discussions of the
issues before the country at any time or
times they should see fit.
At 11 o'clock the meeting adjourned
ana morion - ' -
Jb our tnousand sneep enroute irom
Oregon to the Chicago market were un
loaded, fed and watered at thispomt on
Friday of last week.
The soldiers and sailors' home build
ing, located at Grand Island, wajs dedica
ted Wednesday. The structure cost $40,
000, the amount being appropriated by
The contract for laying the pipes and
placing the hydrants in the court house
square, was awarded to uonway oc Jveitn,
they offering to do the same for $146. W.
L. McGee was the only other builder, and
his offer was $156.40.
At the meeting of the school board
Thursday evening, the following estimate
of expenses for the ensuing fiscal year
wag made: Teachers, janitors, fuel sup
plies $0600; Building --$1,000 :' total.
PEOPLE AND EVENTS
Mrs. L. F. Simon went to Chicago
Sunday morning. '
Mr. and 3Irs.'jH. Hershey were in
from the ranch Wednesday.
CD. Shrader, of Logan county, was a
visitor in the city-yesterday.
Squire Hawley returned Monday even
ing from a trip to Missouri.
W. B. Risse went to Hlinois Tuesday
on a visit to people at his old home
Mayor Ormsby is spending a few days
in the mountain region of Colorado.
Mrs. Streitz, of Omaha, mother of A. F.
and Ed. is visiting her sons in this city.
Mrs. .B. L: Roldn and 6on are visit
ing friends inthe eastern part of the
Will Kerr returned the early part of
the week from a little jaunt in the
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Patterson spent
Tuesday in Ogalalla the guests of E. M.
H. M. Grimes andtf. I. Nesbitt went
to. Lincoln Wednesday evening to attend
the ratification meeting.
T. C. Patterson, who:spent several days
in Chicago as a lopker-on at the conven
tion, returned home Sunday night.
Dell Slyder and Sam VanDoran return
ed from Chicago Monday evening. The
boys report a pleasant' and satisfactory
Miss Arta Cody contemplates a visit to
Lincoln friends sometime during the poni
ing week, expecting to be absent several
E. 31. Meekins of Washington, has re
lieved J. W. Byram as signal observer at
this point, the 'latter gentleman being
transferred to -Toledo.
Judge Sfecey, of Anamosa, Iowa, spent
several days in the city this weefe, and
was one of the speakers at the ratification
meeting Tuesday evening.
Mrs. W. E. Beck, of Denver, spent sev
eral days in town this week the guest of
Miss Cody. Mrs. Beck was on her return
home from a trip abroad..
Frank Cooper, formerly.-of this city but
now located at Spearfishj Dakota, passed
through with the Seventh Cavalry Sun
days having charge of the supply wagons.
W. W. Conklin returned Wednesday
night from Minnesota; where he accompa
nied Mrs. W. and the children a couple
weeks ago. He reports a pleasant time.
The Boston Conservatory of Music hav
ing closed for the season, Miss Carrie
Belton is now visiting friends in the east
and is not expected home for a couple
Miss JSellie Sullivan, of Dubuque,
Iowa, a neice of M. J. Cronen, is visiting
the family of that gentleman, having ar
rived vesterdav morning. She will re
main in the city a couple months.
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Bonner returned
WWlnesdav evening after an extended
trio to Washington Territory, ineyre-
w i i i
port themselves as nigniy pieaseu
George McDonald returned from Wash
ington the early part of the week. He
io fwiciriprnhlv taHnr than when he left
" t A
nst full and looks a? tnouen me easiern
climate had agreed with him.
Hf iss TVTnrv Harp, of Penna.. who has
been visiting friends in eastern and
southern Nebraska for several months,
will arrive in the city to-morrow and
spend a couple weeks with her brother,
the junior Tbibune man.
John-- W. Shoup returned yesterday
moraine from Kearney" where he went to
be examined by the pension bureau phy-
sicians. xlo umb wcu ouucnug "j
much from the wounds received in the
war and has' made application for addi
Mr. and Mrs. tiuy jbaing and tne ooy
left for Colorado Thuasday morning, the
trio beinc taken principally for the pur
pose of givhMtBabF Xaing, who has been
ill r i i Mai) MM iUCM' lo innaie tne
neaitBarTiBK:Mawr oi ue moun
L. F. Si
hats, and als
rage in tne ei
cuffs .with i
to visifthe differe
what repairs are i
In advance of to-day's IfeVraskian!
The Tbibune accepts' with good grace
all the funny things the editor cf that pa
per may say in regard to the Republican
ratification meeting held Tuesday even
ing, but would call his attention to a
three-liner in the Gothenburg Indepen
dent relative to himself.
The bandana has apparentty lost its
grip in this city. For a few days follow
ing the selection of the Democratic nom
inees, enthusiastic Demos flaunted the
red cloth from their hatfe, but now they
wear it deep down in their coat pocket.
However, let them wave the bandana, the
American flag is good enough for Repub
licans. The Telegraph says there were fifty
three torches in the Republican parade.
It is possible for a Democratic editor to
be in such a condition as not to be able to
tears of envv from his eyes while two-
thirds of the parade passed.
A very pleasant social party was held
Thursday evening at the home of Charles
Upright," master of the Brotherhood of
Raiiroad Brakemen, the object being the
presentation of a beautiful satin banner to
the Platte River Lodge by the wives and
lady friends of the boys. Appropriate
speeches were made and some excellent
music rendered by the 3Iaster and his es
timable lady. Later on refreshments
were served and at a seasonable hour the
crowd seperated, each vowing that it was
good to be there.
The first lawn party of the year was
given by Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eells Wed
nesday evening, about thirty friends being
present Two engine headlights and sev
eral Chinese lanterns shed their lights on
the verandas and well-kept lawn, but the
air was so cool that the guests were forced
to seek the parlors at an early hour in the
evening. Dancing and cards were the in
door amusements and right heartily were
they enjoyed. About half past ten re
freshments were served, after which danc
jng was renewed and continued antil
ooa o'clock . Mr. and Mrs. Eells spared
no elort to make the guests enjoy jae oc
casion and they were successful to that,
end. The vadicjt wa ummimous that
the evening was all that could be wiihed.
at the home
office, up ;to last-week the mechanical
work having been done at thfs office. The
paper has-lost little of its typographical
beauty'; and in an editorial way is b etter
than ever. The people of Paxton have
reason to feel proud of their paper.
A few days aco Mr. M. McSweeney,
sr., while fishing on the South Platte near
Paxton found a box of tobacco, some of
which had been taken out. He reported
his find to Mr. Cortright, the TJ. P. agent,
who informs us that the tobacco was
stolen irom TJ. P. car and that the seal on
the car was broken by the thief. The to
bacco was consigned fo Taylor Bros.,
Red Horse, Idaho. That thief, whoever
he is, ought to. be learning a trade in the
Nebraska penitentiary. This thieving
must be stopped and the most effective
way is to either give them a load of shot
or send them' to the pen. Pilot
distinguish one torchfrom; athousandfwSsfeo
however we don't mean to insinuate that .- Tiir, m.,n w tho flnect w
the Telegraph man was in such a state.
He was probably wiping the glistening
western Lincoln county, has the finest lot
of trees on his tree claim that it has been
our pleasure .to see in the west part of the
state. The seeds were planted two years
ago last month, the rows are as straight
as if a line had been drawn and the seed
planted by it. Many of the trees are
from seven to eight feet high, the rows
are four feet apart, and the foliage is so
dense that a person, standing4between the
rows, can see but a short distance. Any
person seeing the unparallel growth that
these trees have made in two years, and
one of them the dryest that was ever
known in the west, would surely be con
vinced that trees grow here as well as
corn. Paxton Pilot,
FOR SALE CHEAP.
A lot of Champion Hay Stack
ers and Sweeps that I will
sell almost for nothing. I
must sell them as I can't give
them my time any longer.
ill gone, ' Thoe. Keliner.
of S. D)ft
ing resided I
Myatt, a jj
for the occ
to 6:80, tt
in'to Mr. Harden's
ness of Hersqey &
rienced man, thor-
ithe- Palace, has or-
reral dozen silk "nag"
:h "were so popular
ition and are still the.
fBratts.a pair of
l-bwoas in the same.
iferally rewarded by
First JSat'1, Bank,
wiH give a social
home on July 4th.
at 9 o'clock P.M.
ftUli A.M. Tickets
II arespec table parties
19 tee mat nrsp
)lftig to the ex
eiga Jabor, Italians
to- furnish music.
ill aava to be satisfied
rasas, daily paper we
ceot the wedding
varid" Miss Hattie
in that xity on the
rsl Wadsworth are
of our citizens, hav-
f several years:
lesc weddings oi tne
evening at 6:30
lystt's residence, jno.
jfcS. D. Wads
were united in
of a few friends.
le .clock pointed
soar and his
Pbwiutif uF wedding
ician,: 'Mrs. Buj&c.
rejieed in the conven
; bdde wore an ex-
stt with a hand-
fpara white flowers.
rpartor of Bhearn
nooy alter tne
ople and a few
to.the dining room
"wedBg supper was
iIeCtat 9:30 last
the well known '
The eroom wi
tional black and t
some bridal vail.
was a bouquat
Rev. D. Fi C;,
ner, the marrii
ritual of theM
the ceremony e
wnere a smi
night for their, fuNire JkMBe in Council
liluSs, followedhyilfce Mod .wishes of a
host of -f fiends b 'this aky. The bridal
presents were buumkom mm- handsome."
We take tiiismelwd &$aiOTmme the
. Mir j- . . w . -
Puduc tnat we nvm mm. 9m elacksmitn-
mg and w;
the sole a
u tne taiy
to; John H. Har-
i usiness in the
Satarday, Jome 2-Fall board prweat.
ItsppearhMT to the board that part otaekad
in Osgood precinct is wed too low. the fol
lowing persons are aotified to appear before the
board aad show oeaee -why the iMeMment of
their land abonld not be raised, to-wit: 7. H.
Longley, W. C. Edis, W. L. Park, Geo. X. Potter,
C. L. Wood, Joha Bratt, J. D. Jases, C'.F.
Blake estate, A. S. Ludd, Wm. Stack, A. J.
Miller, B. D. Thotasoa, Henry Wilkissoa. M . B
L. Tboelecke, 8. F. Watts estate, Joseph Sc&atx ,
M. McGlone, G. E. Osgood and JaaraSaull
The bids for 'bridge across Cottonwood gulch
beiag opened are as follows: Thoe. Thomson,
W88 per foot; Silas Clark, 4.40. '
Moaday Jane 25th-Board coatinaed work as
board of equalisation.
West half lot 6, blk 116, redaeed from $123 to
$25, also lot 1, blk 177 from $225 to $25. The
assessment of Mrs. Hooae oi $3 stricken from the
The personal property of Mrs. Wingett stricken
from list, also Mrs. Emmons, Sarah Dngan, and
Assessment of lot 1, blk 19, in Wallace, the
property of P. L. Harper, raised from $25 to 100
with his consent.
Sealed bids will be received till Thursday Jane
28 for water works in Court house yard.
Tuesday Jane 28th.
Assessment of lot 11, blk 9, Somerset redaeed
from $125 to 25, lot 8, blk 165, reduced from $300
Jane 27th. 1888.
Thefollowinr persons 'were notified to appear
by 8atarday Jane 80 and show cause why the
assessment of their land should not be raised: E.
E. Ericson, Luko Haley, F. Fischer, estate, M. C.
Keith, E.F. Myers, W. Johnson. Daniel Burke,
M. Burke A Sons, H. H. PelL J. K. Eshelasan,
Fred Perrit, Fred and Mary Kade, Wm. Apple-
ford, S. Mang, N. A. Oaris, A. Samuels on, Slack
&Herrod, G. Mylander, P. Mylander, T. P. Tum
ble, B. Hershey, E. W. Hunt, Wm. Johnson,
Frank Ericson, Robert McMurray, Ghas. J.
Johnson, W. D. Lyle, Hershey & Hollman, G.
Johnson, A. Carlson, M. Black. Jas. Sullivan, N.
Bosch & Co., H. K. Peckham, Thos. Cardinell,
Fred George, J. M. Ambercrombie, J. H. Col
man, Joshua Peckham, H. N. Nichols. C. A.
Topbam, Wm. Trenke. Al. Way, George T.
Marcott, J. M. Marcott, jr., C. O. Lind, Chas.
Brown, Aug. Anderson, J. N. Wells, Jas. A.
Holmes, A. GnBtafsen, Joe Solomon, Clans
Anderson, C. M. Jacox, W. B. Griffin, F. A. Rey
nolds, H. Tremble, Peter B. Bloom, Isaac Folk,
Geo. Stone, J. B. Marcott, A. Strobridge, Wm.
Att, Earl Sorka, M. Smith, H. Peckham, J. B.
Curtis, Allen Cause. E. S. Richards, Carrie Moore,
E. C, Bryam, Henry Border, Oscar Socles, C. F.
Greenameyer, Chas. P. Elliott.
Thursday, Juno 28th.
Now comes th e U. P. By Co. by its tax agent W.
H. Bassell, and protests against the assessing of
the machine shops, boiler shops, &&, by the pre
cinct assesor, claiming that said property is
within the right of way. Also that tho assess
ment $26,340 is too high, that there haTo been no
improvement made since last assessment which
was $17,080, the said tax agent making an exhibi
tion of every article and asking the investigation
of the same by competent persons.
After a careful examination of the premises it
is the opinion of the board that the U. P. By Co.
is assessed too high in North Platte and it is
hereby-ordered that said assessment be reduced
from $26,340 to $17,100. L. Walker and J. Mc
Allister for and James Belton against.
Assessment of cattle' in Morrow precinct be
longing to B. Beer stricken from the list, the
same having been assessed in another precinct.
South half south-west quarter 22-10-31, reduced
from $250 to $30
Now comes Bridget Connolly and complains
that her homestead north-west quarter 24-13-30,
has been sold for tax of 1885. that she has no
patent, that her first proof was rejected, and the
second proof has not been returned. Ordered
that the county pay S. Goozee the amount he has
against said land.
Now comes Chas. G. Locke, one ofthebends-
of W. C. Elder, justice of the peace in Medicine
precinct, and asks the board to make said Elder
give additional bond as he wishes to be relieved.
Prayer granted. .
TIE GREAT CIPffl
STILL GOES ON AT
T- T. POLETTS.
Look at some the Great Bargains
offered for the next Ten Days.
llf yards Dreg Gingham $1 00
17 yards Standard Gingham.. 1 00
12 yards Best Prints 75
10 yards Good Prints 50
Ten-cent Lawns reduced to 3 cents.
100 doz. 50-cent Corsets reduced
100 dozen Ladies' Hose worth 20
cents, 3 pair for 25 cents.
100 dozen Ladies' Hose worth
cents, 3 pair for 25 cents.
200 Gents' Half Hose worth
cents, 3 pair for 25 cents.
To The Teachers of Lincoln County.
It will save me from performing a very
disagreeable duty and you great unpleas
antness, it you will not ask to be excused
from attending the coming institute. The
Teachers both in city and country are ex
pected to attend, and if you fail, and can
not furnish satisfactory evidence that tbe
failure was no fault of yours, you must
bear tne consequences.
K. H. Langford, Co. Supt
SOON" BE READY.
My stock was delayed much longer
than expected, but by the first of next
week I will have everything in readiness
for vour inspection. I would also state
that I am still a licensed jeweler for tbe
U. P. Railway. P. H. McEvoy.
Fourth of July Half Bate.
The Union Pacific will sell tickets on
the Fourth of July at one fare for the
round trip, within a distance of two hun
dred miles. This will be a good oppor
tunity to visit friends in neighboring
Store building 24x60, good cellar,
shelving, counters, and well. Enquire at
this"6fHce or of A. H. Davis, at Wellfleet,
flour at Grady's opposite
I have just received a fine stock of
Dodson & Hill's celebrated mixed pickles,
both sweet and sour. . These are fine
goods. V. Von Goetz,
North Side Grocery Store.
Pork call on
cuts of Beef. Mutton or
Klenk & Gatwabd.
jTj'j Thackeis Ice
Cream Soda Water. It
5-Room House with two lots, one block
east of Second ward school house, cheap.
For full information apply at the pre
mises. TJ. A. DaTjOUERty.
Just received at Guy's Place, five
barrels of Hermitage "Whisky, of the
You can always find
a good cigar at Thack-
W. L. McGee is agent in North Platte
for the Celebrated Austin Powder,
and dealers can get the same at Omaha
and Chicago prices. Sportsmen will also
make a note of this.
The sausage of all kinds manufactured
by Klenk & Gatward has achieved a wide
reputation for excellence. They ship
large quantities to dealers up and down
Go to Guy 's
Place for an A No. 1
Taken up by tbe anderwigaed on Ijatarday 23,
ism. na Ms claim on aoaflieaat asartor mctioa
28-13-34. oae brown bar poay white spot ia face
and one white hind foot, boot bread on left
Owner can have same by provin property aad
parimf charges. Gbobox . Edos.
200 dozen Ladies' Hem-stitched
Handkerchiefs worth 25 cents
each, 3 pair for 25 cents.
50 dozen Gents' White Shirts
worth $1.25; will close out at
at ninety-five cents each.
25 pair Swiss Lace Curtains, regu
lar price $10, will go for 56.
All Dress Goods, White Goods,
Lawn, Laces and Embroideries
at less than cost.
PARASOLS AT HALF PRICE.
T. J. FOLEY.
F. C. Harding is doing all kinds of
house and sign painting, kalsomining ana
paper hanging and would like to do your
work. He uses good material and does
his work neat. It will pay vou to get his
prices before having work done . If you
want to find him, inquire at Streitz's
OF INTEREST TO ALL.
The Union Pacific, "the overland
route", have just issued very complete
and comprehensive pamphlets on Color
ado. Utah. Idaho, Oregon, and "Washing
ton Territory, descriptive of the agricul
tural, stock raising and mineral resources,
the climate and health resorts of these
states and territories, compiled from the
latest reports of 1887 .
Send to J. S. Tebbets, G. P. & T. A.,
Omaha, Neb., for one.
Champion Slower repairs by
Remember that Conway & Keith have
the solo agency iorthe celebrated 3Ialtese
Cross Hose, the same make as has been
adoDted by the city water works. This is
the' only perfect hose manufactured.
JAMES BELTON has now in
stock as handsome a line of
Furniture as any one could
wish to select from. Elegant
New Designs in Parlor Furni
ture, beautifully upholstered
Turkish couches, artistic ta
bles and desks, fancy chairs
in great variety, bed-room
suits in mahogany, cherry,
ash, antique oak and walnut.
THE BEST FOLDING- BEDS
in the market.
If you are thinking of using
the splendid deep-well water
from the water works, call at
JAS. BELTON'S and get
prices on plumbing. All work
is done by an experienced
plumber and guaranteed.
Money to Loan
I will be glad to meet any or all mv
debtors for settlement or I shall proceed
to litigation. You had better settle or
you will be sorry. Thos. Keliuer.
BU9GIES AND PHAETONS.
We have just received a fine lot of
Buggies and Phaetons, which we will sell
on time or for cash. Call at our store
rooms and examine them.
Hershey & Co.
Ordinance No. 17 makes it unlawful
for anv one to throw refuse, manure or
filth in the streets or alleys. Clean up,
keep it clean and avoid trouble.
Chief of Police.
BUTTERMILKlor sale by e barrel
at the creamery.
Wanted at Klenk Gatward's market,
from six to ten weeks old. Highest
market price paid.
by a lady, a position as cook on a farm or
For particulars call or address
Geo. T. Snellino,
f North Platte, Neb
Lowest Rates, Best Terms.
Oats, Corn, Bran, Shorts, and a full
line of Flour at Grady's opposite th
SELLING OUT AT COST.
Notice to Hay Makers, Farmem
As I am going to move my blacksmith
shop and stock of agricultural implements
to my own residence just west of Lloyd's
opera house, I will sell all my stock of
lumber wagons, phaetons, buggies, buck-
boards and trotting wagons ; also a lot of
Acme hay stackers and loaders, hay
sweeps of different kinds and hayrakos
of six different kinds, also Buckeye
mowers, droppers and table rakes, bind
ers, plows and harrows, cultivator!), sulky
plows, five-tooth cultivators, double shov
els, corn planters, etc.
COME ON FOR BARGAINS. t
1 will rent my old stand for a livery
and feed stable and with a little altera
tion will make a good one. One en
closed shed 20x88 feet, good roof, one
shed 16x75 feet and one shed 16x65 feet
and plenty of carriage house room lm
front. The premises are for rent or sale
on easy terms. Apply to
WM. J. .TATTEHBOJr,
On the premises.
All farmers having Fat Cattle, Calves,
Chickens, Sheep or other farm products,
suitable for our line of business, will fieri
it to their interest to call on us. The
highest market prices paid.
xJRODBECK CC WIRMANK.
In Every Style and in Greet
We call especial attention to crar
stock of Phaetons and Buggies, ol
which we have just received a large
invoice, ruces are lower tms year,
and we offer them at very small
margins and on time if desired, bat
we will not refuse to take cash. In
Wagons we carry a large stock and
supply you with almost any style.
JiKSJtl4X & (.'O.
All parties indebted to us, are hereby
cautioned to pay no bills of indebtedness
in our favor, except to either of us, or to
the First National Bank in our favor,
F. Peale, Sr.,
Mrs. M. A. Peaee.
For Good Meat Call on
Brodbeck & GiRXAra.
Go to Grady's opposite the posto
for choice groceries.
Renumber .that Conway .& Keith
the sole agency for the celebrated Maltese
Cross Hose, the same make as has bees,
adopted by the city water works. Thk
is the only perfect Hose manufactured.
Tho best quality of Beef, Pork, Mut
ton, Lamb, Veal and all kinds of sausage
at Charley Leeder's
tf. Brooklyn Market
Farmers and ranchmen, ask yocr
grocers for 1'Extra Fancy," "Royal" and
"Climax" flour, manufactured by the
North Platte mills. Every sack warranted-
ALLUJI & HOLTRY.
I have a small amount of baled hey
which I will deliver at the rate of. 36
cents per hundred pounds, by the bale or
ton. tf C. F. IDDINQ8.
a "Quick Meal"
before they are all
Conway & Keith.
Try that Hermitage, spring 188L at
Guy's Place. Guy guarantees it to' be
just as represented:
Ice Cream, Soda Water
The Patterson Agency issues a JEIail
Insurance Policy that in case of total loss,
pays the whole amount the policy called
for; and in case of partial 'loss a propor
tionate amount regardles of the value
of the crop. No deductions of
any kind made. Farmers, call and examine.
Thacher is on hand
again with the popular
drinh, Mead. Try it;
IF YOU "WANT
Nice, fresh, dried fruits, call, at Voef
Goetz North Side Grocery store, where
you will find them and everything else ia
the grocery line.
Cheap Coal OIL
150 Test Oil 20 cents.
175 Test Head Light 25 cents.
G. R. Haxmohb.
Choice home-cured Hams andBecoeir
at Klenk & Gatwarii's.
Instructions in Charcoal Drawiar.
Crayon, Painting from Nature and life.
Lustra, Kensington, and China. At, ay
rooms, Corner Willow and Fourth Streets .
Mrs. Emma Bam.
, My Motto;
I Will not be Undersold
?' C F. ORMSBY.
Bucklin's Xrnica Salve.
Tho best salvo in the world for rats
sores, ulcere, salt rneam, lever sores, tuCMr.
chapped, hands, chilblains, corns aad all
eruptions, and positively cores piles or bo pty
quired. It is guaranteed to give
mones refunded. Frice 23 cents per box.
sale by A. F. Streitz.
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