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NORTH PLATTE, NEBBSSKA, APRIL 30, 1890
E. B. WARNER,
A full line of first-class funeral supplies
always in stock;
East Sixth street, next door to First Na
NORTH PLATTE, - NEBBRSKA.
Telegraph orders promptly attended to.
Headquarters for Styles and Prices on
FOR MEN, BOYS AND CHILDREN,
-HATS AND CAPS, BOOTS AND SHOES.
We can please the poor as well as the rich,
in fact we can suit everybody.
Wecan sell you a Boys' Suit from one dol
lar to ten dollars. -:A
Woolen Shirt from 50 cents to $4.00.
A Man's Suit from $5 to $25.00.
Children's Knee pants, good strong goods
for Twenty -five cents.
Remember before buying it will be to your
own interest to call at the great
Model Clothing House,
M. EINSTEEN & CO.
Medidne Precinct News.
The farmers of Nebraska are rejoicing
in the Drosoect of a good crop since the
twenty hours rain of last week.
Mr. McGaughey of Somerset has sold
his farm to an eastern man. We regret
the loss of Mc, but the best of friends
Wellfleet is rejoicing over the prospect
of a new lumber yard In the near future
The farmers in this section are talking
of putting out a large quantity of sugar
beets this spring.
The alliance in this vicinity is in a pros
perous condition. Some lodges number
inc near fifty members and still growing,
Two others are to be organized in the
C. C. Hawkins, secretary of the Well
flept Improvement Co., has returned from
a business trip east. In regard to the dam
ming of the Medicine river. Me says worts
will commence Immediately.
We had Quite an interesting scene here
last week. Mr. Wm. Parcel and Mr. Mc
Entire met in combat and each carried
home a black eye. That is a hard way to
serve the Lord.
F. C. and A. T. Davis are breaking a
section of land this SDriu:. They intend
planting two hundred acres of broom
Wm. L. Jolly of Somerset had the
luck to fail in proving up, but on his
turn home was surprised to find an
crease in the family in the shape of a
pound girl. He says failing to prove
is of no conseauence whatever. He
WEDNESDAY, APRIL gth.
EEMIE'S GREAT SLAUGHTER
500 pieces all-silk ribbon, worth 20- and 25, at 10c pr yd.
Twenty-five cent curtain scrim at 8 cents.
1000 yards check ginghams at 1 cents.
1000 yards German blue calico at 9 cents.
$2,000 IN LACES AM) EMBROIDERIES.
1000 prs ladies' fast black hose, regular, at 25 cents.
100 ladies' jersey vests at 15 cents each. '
Rennie's Stock is the Largest in the West.
We can show you a stock of $20,000 worth of choicely
selected goods and at such prices as no merchant in
the west can approach. 1000 yards of sateens at
10 cts., worth 20. We will sell a beautiful
line of French ecrue check at 10 cts. on
Wednesday, reduced from 25 cts.
Kemember we sell every day, all week, at these prices
beginning Wednesday, March 5th.
The Leader of Low Prices.
A. D. Buckworth, C. F. Iddings,
President. Vice Pres't.
Saml. Goozee, Asst. Cashier.
J. E. Evans,
North Platte National Bank,
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
PAID UP CAPITAL,
E. W. Hammond,
C. P. Iddings,
M. C. Lindsay,
A. F. Streitz,
O. M. Carter,
J. E. Evans,
A. D. Buckworth.
A General Banking Business Transacted. Interest Paid on
Time Deposits. Choice Farm Loans Negotiated.
Immediate and Careful Attention Given
the Interest of our Customers.
J. Q. THICKER,
NEARY BLOCK, SPRUCE STREET,
nSTOHTH PLATTE, - ISTEBHlSKA.
WE AIM TO HANDLE THE BEST GRADE OF GOODS,
SELL THEM AT REASONABLE PRICES, AND WARRANT
EVERYTHING AS REPRESENTED.
Orders from the country and along the line of the Union
Pacific Railway Solicited.
During the mining excitement in Keya
Paha county the people of bpnugview
ore determined not to be in the rear. A
man uamed Tarket found a fine specimen
of silver bearing rock in his cellar a few
Oounir Lee. a Chinese laundryman of
Plattsnvmth. sent for his wife and child
ren and when they arrived at San Fran
cisco last week the custom house officials
refused them admittance and he is out
$195 as a consequence.
Steps are being taken looking to the
sale of tho York college property to the
Ursuline Sisters of Peoria, 111. If the
property falls into the hands of this order.
as it doubtless will, a college and a good
one will be erected at once.
Tangle Hair, a prominent Cheyenne
chief, accompanied by HolIer-in-a-Hole-in-the-Air
and others, were at Fort Robin
son from Pine Ridge agency Monday,
saying that they were starving and de
manding more rations, which were giypn
Two boys named Brown and McMuIlen
.while herding cattle near Shelton ate
what they supposed were artichokes but
which proved to be something of a pois
onous nature, resulting in the death of
Brown. McMuIlen received medical as
sistance and recovered.
The sheep at tho corral are being shear
ed and the clip represent a nice sum. of
money for the owners, says the Minden
Gazette. Say there are 3,000 sheep aver
aging five pounds of wool at twenty cents
a pound. The profit from wool alone
amounts to at least $3,000.
The Fairbury Gazette tells this: Two
of William Tonnemaker's boys, who live
east of town a few miles, went out gun
ning last Saturday and killed twenty
one rattle snakes, some of them having
from twelve to eighteen rattles each.
This is a snake story, but true, neverthe
less. John Rystrom, who was accidentally
shot in the knee, died at his home in
Strom&burg ten days after the accident,
the direct cause of nis death being hem-
Gotlieb Kohn during the last week
broueht fourteen wolf scalps to the county
clerk's office at Pawnee City, for which he
received $56 as bounty from the county
Sam Cramer, marshal of Covington, the
wickedest town in Plepraska, has been ar
rested for robbing an j! old rag peddler.
Cramer was held to answer to the distric
court. Fine marshal !
isow that mumps nas run its course
with the old as well as the voung of Ne
braska City, an epidemic of sore eyes has
broken out. At present it is mostly con
fined to children of the public schools
The two-year-old son or a man named
Miller, living near Ansley, was bitten by
a horse and all tho flesh of one cheek
taken out. It is thought the child wil
recover, but will be disfigured for life.
Some excitement prevails at Ames over
the disappearance of the ten-year-old son
of C. E. Harmon. 4fc was afraid his
father would punish him, for some mis
conduct at school and concluded to flee
from the wrath to come.
According to the At.au Table Rock
would be a great point for a flouring
mill, and a project looking toward the
establishment of such an enterprise
would meet the encouragement and
Rnnnnrtnf nil within the influence of
The fair to bo held at Arnold this fal
is nssnmin'? lanrer nronortions tuan was
at first thought possible and will be made
to include all the features of a county
fair. It is intended to bold tho fair on the
farm leased by Wm. Ray, which lies just
east of town.
The business men of.Graud Island have
about concluded to abandon the proposed
excursion to Omaha for the purpose of
taking charge of the last installment of
machinery for their mammoth beet sugar
factory as" most of the machinery has al
ready arrived. $
A fault-findins exchange savs Buffalo
Bill seems to have caught the European
fever. He has purchased a historical
house in Naples, once 'owned aud occu-
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turn to his Nebraska ranch for a spell and
fill up with some pure American air.
A. T. Bosley, living near uower, in
Jefferson county, is not worrying about
the nrice of corn. Last -year he sowed
two acres of land onions.- off of which
ho nulled 500 bushels, which aro selling
in the market now for $1.35 per bushel,
making the gross receipts of one acre
$375.50. ' f
The Farmers' Alliance Tshould beware
of the gift-bearing Greeks who approach
them in the character of Iemocratic poli
ticians and free traders. Experience has
fully taught that such persons are not to
be trusted in anv matter affecting the in
terests of the producing .classes. Cam
We wish to impress upon, our readers
the importance of .planting Jrees this.
spring, it eacn person wno can do so
will plant a few fruit, shade and orna
mental trees now, in a few years the ap
pearance of this western country will bo
changed by hundreds yes, thousands of
beautiful and useful groves, and we will
have an abundance of home-grown fruit.
The Kearney Echo is no more, the
sheriff assisting in the obsequies. This
is the seventh newspaper that lays at rest
in Kearney's newspaper graveyard, and
all within nine years says the New Era.
It is beginning to dawn ou this commun
ity that it requires something more than
immaculato cheek and an ability to con-
t iraci uems 10 successfully conduct a
orrhage. The deceased was a Hative of newspaper busiuess in that city
oneueu uuu uuu ui me uiutssi, seiners in
the countv. He leaves a wife and four
George F. Kimmel, formerly of Albion,
has sued the town of Austin, Minn., for
$10,000 for false imprisonment. Kimmel
was lately convicted and sentenced to
nve days imprisonment lor violating a
city ordinance relating to peddling with
out a license, but was released by Judge
Neleon of the United States District
It is claimed that more forest trees are
shipped by Jefferson county nurseries
than from any other county in the union.
Bosley & Krider have shipped 3,000,000
trees this spring. Carpenter & Gage
about 28,000,000, Hurlbert & Jackson, S.
31. Barnes, George Galbraith and a num
ber of others have also done an immense
Herman Ihde, who is sinking a hy
draulic well for James Hunnel, northeast
of this place, reports that he struck fifty
five feet of rock about 110 feet from the
surface. He has put down a number of
wells in the country north of town, but
this is the first instance where rock of
any importance has been encountered,
though small laj'ers aro frequently found.
Red Cloud has been called to mourn
the death of one of her oldest residents,
having resided in Red Cloud for twenty
years and supposed to be one hundred
years of age, says tho Superior Journal.
It was a parrot owned by one Dr. Tulley.
This parrot was years ago owned by Span
iards and whea brought to the above city
conversed in Spanish altogether, Ameri
canized and at the time of its death was
quite a fluent talker of the English lang
uage and was one of the most valuable
birds of that kind in America.
Mrs. Lydia E. Smith and children,
of Blue Springs, were in the city Thurs
day night. They were on their way
home from Custer county, where she had
purchased a farm. Two years ago she
sued the saloon keepers of that town for
the loss of her husband through drink.
She secured $2,000 damages. They car
ried it to the supreme court and tried to
wear her out. The courts all decided in
her favor. She now invests the money in
land for tho benefit of her boy, whom she
says shall not live in towns under the in
fluence of saloons. Kearney Hub.
The troops at Fort Robinson are under
orders to be ready to take the field at a
moment's notice to intercept the Chey
enne Indians, who meditate leaving the
Pine Ridge agency without permission.
It is feared the old Indians cannot re
strain the young bucks from committing
depredations enroute. Chief Tangled
Hair and forty-four Indians were at the
Fort and reported themselves in a starv
ing condition. The commanding officer
has ordered rations for them and they
wm do sent back to the agency. It is
parties of this kind that it is feared will
Another feature in the liquor siezure
case at Wayne has bobbed up aud this
time consternation has been carried to the
official ranks. It seems that when the
officials of that county destroyed the
liquors taken from Kass, Perrine and
Burson at that town recently, they neg
lected to destroy the stamps as required
by law, and the United States marshal
has been called to the scene to investigate
From military authority it is loarned
that Forts Niobrara -and Robinson will
each likely get $50,000 appropriations
from tho present congress for additional
buildings in shape of officers' quarters,
barrocks, a chapel aud school room,
says the Valentine Republican. This
will make these posts two of the most
corapleto in the west, and will give them
a degree of prominence which insures
their being garrisoned many years.
The case iu the federal court entitled
Kit Carter Cattle Company vs. The Har
lem Cattle Company, is decided. The
decision read by Judge Dundy is in fayor
of the plaintiffs, and gives a decree of
$92,000 and costs. Tho security in which
the chattel mortgages are based consists
of herds of cattle, besides a trust deed for
6,000 acres of land included in various
cattle ranches. This is final so far as the
Nebraska federal court is concerned. Tho
cross bills and various side issues were
presented with all the force their re
spective advocates could command.
Kimball citizens are rejoicing. They
have won a great victory, and one that
will aid the growth of the town and the
settlement of the country and make this
a place of note. The proposition to bond
the precinct for $24,500 to aid the con
struction of a water power and lake at
Kimball was carried by a vote of 85 for
to 11 against. Work will bo commenced
at once. It is estimated that the cost of
the lake and water power plant will bo
nearly $60,000. The work will be done
under the direction of the Kimball county
water power and supply company, a
company organized for that purpose.
The Forepaugh circus will go on this
year under the old name, and one of the
features of it will be a band of Sioux In
dians, which were only secured after long
diplomatic correspondence with two gov
erments. They were secured in Canada
by C. A. Davis and Major Yates. Davis
is the one who secured the white elephant
from oiam for Barnum, and when he sets
out to get a feature for a big show he
ets there." In speaking of the matter
Davis said: "The application for
permission to take a band of Sioux from
their reservation in the United States was
first preferred to General Morgan, Com
missioner of Indian Affairs. He took the
ground that it would be injurious to the
morals and welfare of the Indians to
travel with a circus, and cited the effect
of travel on some, of the Indians who
went with Buffalo Bill in defense of his
position. He prevailed on the president
to refuse the request We thought the
effect would bo different, because if the
Indians could travel about and see the
countless numbers of the white people
they would concludej as old Red Cloud
did in 1868, when he came to Washington,
that it was no use (o tight with a people
who aro as numerous as blades of grass.
Red Cloud never left his reservation after
hb found out the extent of the white
people. But General Morgan and the
president remained firm, and we went
over to Canada, and that required diplo
matic correspondence by the yard with
both governments, but we got the In
dians. Thoy insisted on written contracts,
with their own signatures attached, which
were made through interpreters, before
they would come a step."
Capt. Couch, the well known Oklahoma
boomer, is dead. Ho died from tne el-
fects of a wound inflicted bv S. C. Adams
of April 4th.
The Chicago carpenters to the number
of 9,000 or over, are still out on a strike
for an eight hour day. There combined
wages amouut to $20,000 a day.
Nebraska's delegation in Washington
have agreed upon Hon. Robert Furnas of
Brownville, Nebraska, as one of the com
missioners of the Chicago Worlds Fair
No better selection could have been
Senator Paddock has procured a state
ment from tho interior and treasury de
partments of the amounts due Nebraska
on account of the sale of public lands
The most important item is that which
shows there is due Nebraska $224,828,
being five per cent of the sales of lands
previously unaccounted for.
The supreme court of the United States
has passed upon the habeus corpus case
of Marshal Nagle who killed Judge
lerry at Lathrop, California last year.
The decision of the district court which
held that Nagle simply didrhis duty in
protecting the life of J ustice Field was
affirmed, and Nagle exonorated.
There is a bill before the house of
represetatives providing for the erection
of postoffice buildings in all towns where
tue postal receipts amount to 3,UuU per
annum. While the bill would do away
with a good portion of the surplus iu the
treasury, there is reason to believe the
results would be beneficial to the general
puolic. It would do away with the
change in the location of the postoffice
every time a new postmaster is appointed,
The greatest corporations in the world
is the association of stockholders of the
world's fair. About five hundred thousand
shares of stock is represented by all
classes of citizens, from the day laborer
to the wealthiest bond holder. At a meet
ing of the stockholders a few days ago
forty-five representative men were select
ed as incorporators. The entire nation
will unite in one grand and harmonious
effort to make this the most stupendous
fair ever held in the world, even outstrip
ping the Oriental splendor ot the Paris
Uncle Sam to Buy at Home.
There will be no British blankets
bought for the war department or build
ing material imported for new govern
ment quarters under tne Mclvmley tariff
bill. The present tariff act places on the
free list "articles imported for the US6 of
tho United States provided the price of
the same did not include the duty." This
is omitted from the McKinley bill, and
tho effect will be to discourage govern
ment contracts with foreign contractors
who, under tho present law, have an ad
vantage over both the American producer
and tho honest importer. "The govern
ment," says Major McKinley in his report,
ugbt not to buy abroad what it can
buy at home." This is very sound doc
trine for people as well as government.
Moreover, the change referred to stops
a peculiarly meau sort of fraud. Foreign
contractors who are supplying the govern
ment under tue present law take advan
tage of their freedom from duty to bring
in au extra supply of the goods contracted
for to sell in tne market in competition
with the products of American labor. The
McKinley bill is good in what it does not
as well as what it does contain, 2T. Y.
Highest of all in Livening Power. U. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889.
He Wants to Add His Name.
Permit me to add mine to your many
other certificates of commendation of tbe
great curative properties contained in
Swift's Specific (S. S. S.) It is certainly
one of the best tonics I have ever used.
John W. Daniels, Anderson, S. C.
Pimples and Blotches.
Having for the past four or five years
been troubled with pimples and blotches
on my face and body, and finding no re
let in anv ot tne cnemically prepared
soaps and medicines prescribed for me by
physicians, I concluded to try your S. S.
S. remedy, and have found great relief in
the sume, four bottles clearing my skin
entirely. I cheerfully recommend your
medicine to all who are in the position
that I have been in. You can use this
etter and my name as a testimonial to the
merits of the S S. S. remedy.
Alfred P. Robinson,
320 Sansom St., San Francisco.
Treatise on Blood and Skin Diseases
SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., Atlanta, Ga.
U. P. TIME TABLE.
No. 6 Chicago Express
No. S Limited
No. S Atlantic Express
Dopt 6:20 A. M
. s 1220 P. 31
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GOING WEST MOUNTAIN TIME.
No. 7 Pacific ExDre68 Dept 5:10 a. M.
No. 5 Denver Express " 955 p. ai.
No. 1 Limited " 10:30 p. ar.
No. 23 Freight 7:15 A. ar.
J. 0. FEBQtrsox. Agent.
NESEITT & GRIMES,
NORTH PLATTE, - NEBB.
Office over Foley's Store.
Fine Soot and Shoe Maker,
And Dealer In
MEN'S LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S
BOOTS AND SHOES.
Perfect Fit, Best Work and Goods as
Represented or Money Refunded.
REPAIRING PROMPTLY DONE.
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
R. D. THOMSON,
Contractor and BuOder.
127 Sixth St. Cor. of Vine,
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
W. C. LEMON,
Land Attorney and Loan Agt.
Monev constantly on hand to close farm loans
at lowest rates given in Western Nebraska.
All kinds of business before United States Land
Office attended to.
Boom 12, 0. 8. Land Office Building,
I) ENTIS THY
A. B. AYRBS, D. D. S.,
Has located at North Platte to stay. Of
fice over Brown's Clothing Store.
C. M. DUNCAN, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
Office: Ottenstein's Block, up stairs. Office
hours from a to 12 a. m., 2 to 5 ana 7 to a p. m
Residence on West Sixth Street.
NORTH PLATTE, - NEBRASKA.
Until further notice I shall be found in
the Superintendent's office in North
Platte every Saturday, and during all of
the last week of each month. Examina
tions on third Saturday of each month.
MARY E. HOSFORD,
Forth Side, Locust Street.
and Fancy km,
Canned Goods of all Kinds,
New Sorghum, Choice Honey Sy
rup, Michigan Cider Vinegar,
Flour and Feed.
Guarantee Bed-Rock Prices and
First-Class Goods. Call and see
and be convinced.
I. K. S0MERS,
Florist and Gardener,
NORTH PLATTE, NEBR.
Can furnish all kinds o fruit and
shade trees, forest trees, and seed-
ings for tree claims at lowest
prices. Also an Kinas or plants ana
flowers. Estimates and designs
given for laying out new grounds.
"Yards kept by contract.
Martin & Nauman
AUD DEALERS LN"
HAMS, BACON, SAUSAGE
Highest Price Paid for Fat Stock.
Sixth Street, between Sprnce and Pine,
NORTH PLATTE, - - NEB.
Sample :-: Boom,
Having refitted our rooms
throughout, the public is invitedtu
call and see us.
Clioict i! Wines, :! Liquors ;: and ;! Cigars
Kept at the Bar.
Agent for the celebrated
Dim XAium mm mm
from Soda Springs, Idaho.
Keith's Block, Front Street,
NORTH PLATTE, - . NEBRASKA
LAND OFFICE NOTICES.
Land Office at NorthlatteTNbrTT
March 13th, 1S89. f
Notice is hereby piven that the following
named settler has hied notice of his intention to
make final proof in sapport of her claim, and
that said proof will be made before Register and
Receiver at North Platte, Nebr., on ilay 13th,
1890, viz: Emma E. Ferbrache, formerly Emma E.
Beach, who made H. E. No. 7013 for the north
west quarter section 14. town 15. range 33. She
names the following witnesses to prove his con
tinuous residence upon and cultivation of, said
land, viz: David G. Potter,Clement K. Rhodes,
Henry Chestnut and Owen Hoffstat all of Bird
wocd P. O. Neb.
106 War. Nevuxe, Register.
Land Office at North Platte, Neb., ?
April 7, 1S90. J
Notice is hereby given that the following
nained settler has filed notice of her intention to
make final proof in support of her claim and that
said proof will be made before the Register and
Receiver of U. 8, Land Office at North Platte,
Neb., on June 6th, 18V0, viz: Mary E. Hosford
widow of Henry B- Hosford who made Home
stead Entry No. 6194 for the southeast quarter
section 20, town 12, range 29 VT. She names the
following witnesses to prove her continuous
residence upon and cnltivatien of said land,
viz: John H. Hardin, Watts Neb,, William H.
Hardin. Albert H. Diener. and James L. Pell all
of North Platte, Neb.
53 Wm. Nevtlle, Register,
By virtuo of the laws of the Stato of Nebraska.
I hereby offer a reward of Fifty Dollars for tho
captuie and conviction of any person charged
wit 1 horse stealing in Lincoln county.
V. A. HAhr.K.
JOS. F. FILLI0N,
Plumbing, Steam and
Cesspool and Sewerage a Specialty.
Copper and Galvanized Iron
Cornice. Tin and Iron
Repairing o all kinds will receive
Locust Street, bet. oth and 6th,
NORTH PLATTE, - - NEB.
YOUR EYESIGHT !
Call on A. F. STREITZ and be
fitted with a pair of the celebrated
Diaraanta Spectacles or Eye Glasses.
He carries them in all styles of
Gold, Silver, Nickel,
rubber and alloy. He has been in
structed in fitting glasses and guar
antees a good fit. Call and see
A. P. CARLSON,
Full line of piece goods always on
hand and made to order.
Only first-class workmen employed.
Shop on Spruce Street over Hans Gertler&Co.
I hereby announce that I have opened out a
large stock of Undertaker's sappfies snch as
Metallic and Clotli Draped
And Burial Oases.
Also a fine stock of Shrouds, Linings, Trim
mings. Etc. In connection I have one of
the finest hearses in the west. Prompt
attention to calls in the city or coun
try. Rooms on West Fifth St.
SAML ADAMS, Prop.
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