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BAKE & MOULDEN, Eds. aot Pbops,
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20, 1890.
Coles! DoSy and bis Wild West, at last ac-
s in Berlin rnd was meeting with great
Tk fourth quarterly meeting of the .M. E.
ekvtfc trill be held Sunday next, and on the fol
lewiaff 7 t&e quarterly conference will be held.
Ob Thursday, the 28th, Wm. BnelUng will sell
at pablic auction at the stock yards in this city,
M kwdred head of hogs, twenty head of cattle
mtki eight horses.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eells, Mr. fend Mrs. A. F.
Strdte, Miss Luna Eells, James Wilson and Percy
Thornton start this morning for a ten days' outing
oa the Mrdwood.
Track Warner will be on hand reunion week
with a fall line of rubber stamps, key rings, initial
dies, etc, and will supply customers with anything
they want in this line.
It is said that Wm. Kauman, late of this city
but now of Salt Lake, will go east one day this
week on the laudable mission of marrying a young
lady residing at Quincy, HI.
It should be remembered that the. Lincoln
county fair is held on the same dates as the Dis
trict; G. A. R. Reunion. This will make what the
showmen call a double bill.
The remains of Mrs. Albert Eocken were
brought down from Rawlins and interred in the
city cemetery. The deceased was formerly a res
ident of North Platte and a sister of John Sandnll.
While making a coupling up the road Sunday
Dick Brace had a hand caught, crushing the index
finger of the right hand in such a manner as to
make amputation necessary. The thumb was also
The hay on Dillon's Island will all be cut this
year, which has not been done for some years past
if ever before. It is quite a sight to go over the
island at present and see the hay makers at work.
Sheriff Baker went down to Lincoln Thursday
with Joseph Lord and John O'Brien, who were
sentenced to the penitentiary for one and two
years respectively. Ous Hamer accompanied the
sheriff as a guard. They returned Saturday.
The Presbyterian congregation and Sabbath
school and their friends will picnic at Mr. Good
man's next Friday, August 23d. Meet at the
church at 10 a. m. sharp. From the danger of Are,
bo asaoking will.be allowed on the premises.
City Engineer Ross and an assistant have been
marking the sidewalk grades on Spruce street and
the Council will soon issue an edict directing prop
erty owners to nmke their sidewalks conform with
the grade. This is something that has been need
ed for a long time, and will avoid much tripping
and stumbling on the part of pedestrians.
Th fast mail Wednesday made a reccrd for
ltottf covering the distance between Sidney and
GraM Island 2C0 miles in 4 hours and 32 minutes,
" This iaetades a stop at North Platte to change en
gtnes, sad a slow up running through Koarney.
Ths aetmnl rate is over 60 miles an hour. Sidney
In Tbibuke is pleased to extend the freedom
of the city to the halt hundred or more school
tsrchsn who are honoring North Platte with their
presence. May your institute work prove Instruc
tive and your social intercourse pleasant. You
re, as class, faithful and conscientious in the
performance of your duties, and therefore en
ttttedte the good things of this earth.
Weaaesdey night thieves broke into Coatee' De
partaMBt Store and stole at least $50 worth of
goods, consisting principally of clothing and jew-
- eiry. Several tramps who had been hanging
arcaadlwrsaU day are ypnw to be the gsUty
partfea. Mr. Oesces tilsgisjhsJ to Sidney and
we yeeag isUssii were Mieseit,'1ml provedthelr
The sehoet heart leheteg esasand for ellow-
isg the teaeeraem people tetftteli their tent ia
the school yard, rlslileg that K has wrwejet maeh
damage to the grass ami shraefcerr. WhtkTthe
data of risings is rebablye?rraet, the people
who are making compUtata shoeld have filed them
prerioes to the opening et the ntsettogs. It's too
leie bow to do good.
The chief of fire departneat has posted no
tices warning all persons uncosaeeted with the
department not to meddle with the hose hoase
registers and other apparatus. Several curious
ad inquisitive persons have been making thi
elves too numerous around the registers aad H
is proposed to set down on them once and for all.
G. A. E, Posts in Dawson, Gosper, Frontier,
Chase, Perkins, Keith, Logan, McPherson, Chey
enne sad other counties have written the com
mittee that they will be here in full force during
the reunion. From the way in which the reports
are coming in it begins to look as though three
thousand strangers will be in the city during re
union week. Let em' come; the more the merrier.
Oa Thursday evening about nine o'clock, at
the Lutheran parsonage by Rev. Stump, Hugh
Gums, one of Lexington's most prominent business
men aad Miss Amelia Both, of Son Francisco, were
united In marriage. The groom's many friends
in this city will wish him and his partner joy in
their Lexington home. We are sorry, however,
that Hugh was not better informed than to go to
the X). S. land office for his marriage license.
The races at the county fair next month
promise to bo unusually lively, especially running
.races. It is said that several horse owners living
in adjoining counties will attend the district
xe-union and will bring with them horses that pos
sess staying qualities in a mile running race. It is
3slleved they will not only compete for the purses
offered by the fair association but will have other
xaces on the side. Yon can therefore expect
plenty amusement on the track.
A week or so ago some person entered Dr.
Dick's stable yard and took therefrom two wheels
belonging to the Doctor's buggy. It is not known
whether the act was committed in the light of
joke or as a plain theft, but one thing is certain
has occasioned considerable inconvenience to the
Doctor. In this connection he desires us to state
that ths fellow who took the wheels can have the
remainder of the buggy by simply calling for it.
The temperance meetings which hod been in
progress for a week closed Monday evening. The
meetings as a rule were largely attended, but
whether they have been instrumental in making
otee for the amendment it is hard to say. How
ever, the presence of Messrs. Demaree and Sobles-
ki has added new zeal to the faithful ones and they
will probably work for their cause with renewed
rigor. Last night Mr. Sobieski delivered a lecture
on "The Republic of Poland," at the tent and to
day the canvass will be silently folded and the
orators will depart for greener fields.
a. leiatour, of Deuel county, was in town
Saturday enroute home from a business trip to the
eastern part of the state. Owing to the scarcity of
corn in ueuei county he recently shipped a large
number of hogs to his farm In Fillmore county to
be fattened. There are large quantities of old
corn in the eastern part of the state, but holders
refuse to sell for less than fifty cents per bushel
vae aeaier nad 60,000 bushels on hand for which
paid fifteen cents per bushel last fall. Now he
aads a ready sale for it at forty cents, and as a re
sult will clean up ten or fifteen thousand dollars
mm rnwh mo guuuess oi rortune smues very
graciously on some people, and the corn dealer
here mentioned is certainly one of that number
The number of covered wagons going eastward
is apparently increasing each day. They come
from the counties west of us and are bound for the
easterd states. In many cases these emigrants are
jumping irom the frying pan into the fire. They
will find that the drouth and hard limes are not
confined alone to western Nebraska, for the same
condition of affairs exist In Iowa, Indiana, Mis
souri, Illinois and other state. As a result prices
lor iarm products will rule high, and as for secur
ing employment the chances are not much, if any,
better in those states than in our own. This win
ter will be a severe and trying one for many
fanners, but if they can keep soul and body to
gether until next spring there will undoubtedly be
a change, it is not likely that next year will
provo so disastrous to the tillers of the soil as has
The public schools of the city will open Tues
day, September 2d.
Subject et the Baptist church next Sunday
morning: "An unsuspected presence" Gen. 28:16.
Miss Maude McOee will entertain a number
of friends at a pea-nut party next Thursday
The young peoples' society of the Baptist
church which usually meets Tuesday evening is
postponed till Thursday evening of this week.
Monday, Sept. 1, is Labor Day, and will be
duly observed in all the larger towns of the state.
North Platte should have a proper demonstration.
The city council did not hold a session Mon.
day evening, though it was the regular meeting
night. A representative of the electric alarm
company will be here in a day or two to make an.
official test of the system recently put in and the
council thought it best to postpone the meeting
until that time, when, if the alarm Is accepted;
the contract will be closed by the council.
W. W. Heathcote leaves to-day for Sedalia, Mo.,
where on Thursday next he will open the season
as leading support to Buby Lafayette in "Ingo
mar." Mr. Heathcote has well displayed his his
trionic ability to the people of North Platte and
they hold the opinion that he is an exceedingly
clever actor. Tax Tbxbtjhz has nothing but good
wishes for Mr. Heathcote.
G. Morgan, an emigrant bound for the
northwest, while camping north of the river Sun
day night had a horse stolen. The animal was a
bay mare about three years old and when taken
had twenty-five feet of rope attached to halter.
The sheriff offers a reward of $50 for the arrest
and conviction of the thief and return of the
PERSONAL JVIENTIO N.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunt, of Omaha, is visiting Dr.
and Mrs. Hlngston.
W. C. Elder spent-Saturday at his old home in
Mrs. C. L. Adams returned from the east the
latter part of the week.
8. D. Wadsworth, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, spent
Sunday with friends in this city.
D. C. Congdon returned several days ago from a
trip to his old home in Connecticut.
Mr. and Mrs. Jetter returned Friday night from
a visit with relatives in Indiana.
Percy Thornton, of Council Bluffs, is visiting bis
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eells.
Mrs. Gus Anderson left Friday for a three
months' visit with friends in Kelthburg, HI.
L. A. Stevens was delayed in his departure for
Colorado and did not start until Monday morning,
Miss Anna Stolle is home from Pennsylvania, in
-which state she had been visiting for several weeks
Mrs. M. H. Lobdell, who has been visiting
friends in Ulysses, Neb., is expected home Wed
nesday. Mies Jessie Ries laft Monday for Milwaukee
where she will visit friends for a time and then
enter a normal school.
Mrs. Smith, of O'Nell, who has been visiting her
father Geo. Ensign and sister Mrs. L. Purdy re
turned home Sunday.
Thos. S. Nowell and son Willis, returning from
Alaska, stopped off in the city Saturday to visit
Fred Nowell and family.
Mrs. Dippel, who hag been visiting her sister
Mrs. Grimes for two or three weeks, left for her
home in Fremont Thursday.
Colonel Demaree accompanied by J. S. Hoag
Iand went over to Gandy Saturday and held a tem
perance meeting on the following day.
Mrs. L. A. Stevens and daughter Miss Leora re
turned Friday from Denver and Colorado Springs,
a trip which proves a very pleasant one.
Miss Eugenie Hayden, of Omaha, daughter of
Colonel Hayden the well known traveling man, Is
in the city, the gsest of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Laing.
Mrs; SamL Adams aad children arrived home I
Saearday tram Wieeoneto. Mrs. S. was very much
to"lnd a new bouse await
Meeting of the Board of Pharmacy.
The State Board of Pharmacy held a
session ia this city Thureday last. The
board at present Is composed of H. D.
Boyden of Grand Island, Henry Cook of
Red Cloud, Max Becht of Omaha, J. E.
Biggs of Lincoln and James Reed of Ne-
orasfca City, bix applicants living In
this and surrounding towns were exam
ined, but we did not learn their names.
YY. J. Chamberlain President of the
TH BMD OF TWOTJVmfl.
Edward Newman Fatally Snoots
Wife and ttisx Jimaelf.
The most shocking tragedy wkkh hat
marked the Mstory-of North Platte was
enacted Thursday afternoon between four
and five o'clock, and resulted Ik aanaiag
the souls of Mr. and Mrs. Edward New
man into the presence of the God who
On Thursday morning Newman, who
District Court Proceedings.
The -District Court adjourned Thursday,
the following cases receiving final disposition:)
David' Patter vs. John Bratt & Co.;
damages. Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.
: T CL Pattersoa vs. P. L. Harper; re-
piarmtt Dismissed at plaintiff's cost.
A a Morton vs. Jos. Morton: divorce.
DeHMMjgaated and custody of girl given
State ex Nebraska vs. John Jones; petit
To rettore, thickea, aad give you a
luxuriaat rrowtk of kalr, to keep its color
natural as la vouta. aad to reatove dan
draff, use only Hall's Hair Reaewer.
Dr. Longley Cures Catarrh:
Do not forget that the Cash Store
opened the agitation and brought low
prices and that we propose to continue on
, u-ra iigiH-uiiuiiu iuiiget m 1 round.hniiRn fni-noH f-SS.' . m Mall and nav costs of suit.
deliver a lecture at the Presbvterian
church next Saturday afternoon at three
o'clock. We have not been informed as
to the subject, we feel assured in saying
that the remarks of the gentleman will be
well worth hearing.
a quarrel ensued between himalf
wife, the immediate causa of whlo.h is not
definitely known and'never wiire. The
white-winged dove of peace, eventually
Beiuea over tne Household and Newman,
round-house, returned frnm' m. nv a Mail and nay costs of suit.
, -- ". it - . - -'r ,r . m i rt i
Anno-.a.mpncan iu. os x. VjU. va. vyan
Heltman- Decree of foreclosure.
North Platte National Bank vs. Frank
Kruerer; attachment. Dismissed at
Mary Wheelock vs. H. G. wheelock ;
Decree as prayed.
nopia).iich..j..n... : ueoree juarun vs. .aiaeeie Martin:
newed the quarrel with his wife and in- deSfe, Laf pedi Lc?!te taffd t0 ' aintlff-
aucea her to take a walk. Thev went out """y" j- auerauu ;
tOthfi oam.fanr on trninil na Smiffc eQOUy. UlSmiSSed at plaintiff 'S COSt .
dieeiuEr a crave. Quite1 a conversation i-Mary Metosalf vs. James Metcalf; di-
ensued between Newman and Smith, the vorc.e'. fLecree as Prayed and costs taxed
former aakiner the lattr-wht h p.harfrad I t0 Plaintiff.
for dierinj? craves and if no would mt Anglo-American M. & T. Co. vs. Wm.
die two Dronortionatelv Rbaaner than one.( ?L' PQe Plaintiff from defendant
Newman, it is said, also asked his wife ' dcFee of foreclosure.
Twenty-five bars for $1.00 of the best
hard water soap on the market at
On mSSJSSdwr. Aw. 26th. Prof. SSlft ft SMSP L
tt -w w -. ' - i Air-rrumi n hhii unit rasr nnrr w a i tqf nin i .
W. .1. Hnnf. Of thA Ntnfcn irnivorcitv trill T. . ' -1- -"-t
n i v ",..f 'a., nertne husband arose and it is said re
treat is in store for all who attend .
A Deserved Promotion.
W, L. Park has been promoted to the
position of assistant superintendent of the
Union Pacific, with headquarters in this
city, Mr. Burns having been transferred
to a division in Montana, we believe.
This promotion of Mr. Park is well de
served. He his for eight or ten years
been in the employ of the U. P. company
as passenger conductor and has proven
himself to be a capable railroad man.
His friends here in his old home are glad
to see him advanced and also to have
him and his wife again become residents.
The Senatorial Committee Meeting1.
The Republican central committee of
the Thirtieth senatorial district held a
meeting in this city last Saturday. Chair
man J. E. Evans presiding. The meeting
was for the purpose of selecting a date
and place for holding the senatorial and
representative conventions. The com
mittee decided that the conventions should
be held at North Platte on September 16,
on account of the reduced railroad fare
to this city, that being one of the dates of
the county fair and district reunion. The
congressional convention will meet at
Columbus on the following day.
Redmond Still Missing-.
The mystery surrounding the where
abouts of Dennis Redmond, who left his
home in this city three weeks ago, re
mains ansolved. The report that he was
seen in urana isiana a week ago seems
to have been without foundation, as also
the rumor of last Friday evening to the
effect that he had been found in the river
near the U. P. bridge. Some strange re
ports are raised regarding the missing
man. One day last week one man told
another he understood that Redmond had
been seen at Grand Island . The hearer
met another man and getting the name
mixed said the missing man had turned
up at Rock Island, 111 , and then the fel
low to whom this news was imparted got
equally mixed and gave out the informa
tion that Redmond had been found in
Aug. 13th. we will place all
Dr Lonrfev at 7 Pharmacy by goods on sale at Less Than
cXI: ost. xms is aone in order
cheaper than you ever can do so again at to make TOOm IOr OUT IM-
MlKSHALLS. I 1 rnMHTl TItt nmi-ynrr-
The billiard tables at the Casino aretha which will all be ODen Senh
ucob iu wo Muy. xiio room is iignieu
from front and rear and players are never i
inconvenienced lor want ot light. Col. ;
Hupfer will always be on hand to look
after the interests of his guests.
Arrested for Burglary.
Pete Gaffney, Frank Dilley and '-Yank"
Robinson were arrested Friday on the
charge of burglarizing Landgraf's saloon
the night before. The goods appropriated
consisted of several dozen bottles of
whisky and wine, about a thousand cigars
and several dollars in change, the total
amounting to $75 or $100. The theft was
discovered early Friday morning and the
police informed, who at once started in to
ferret out the thieves. The trio above
named were found on the streets well
" lushed," and as they seldom possess the
price of a drink they were caged. Search
was then made for the stolen goods and a "nidriianod to "nil
Perry's 6table,;well covered with hay.
On the 'following day Sheriff
how she would like tofill a grave, to
which the woman made some evasive re
ply. He again turned to Smith and asked
how. soon he was going home, to which
Smith replied that it would be an hour or
more. Mr. and Mrs. Newman then
walked away and sat down on 'the railing
of a lot and shortly afterwards got up and
started toward home .
When they entered the house: as ap
pears from the evidence given by Ella
Jenkins, the ten years old daughter of
Mrs. Newman by a former marriage,
Newman drew a revolver and announced
his intention of killine his wife. The
girl becoming alarmed fled from the house
and ran to a neighboring house and told
the gentleman that her papa was trying
to kill her mamma. The man attempted
to pacify the girl, but without avail, and
finally concluded that perhaps it would
be best to find an officer. After consider
able search he found Marshal Huntington
who accompanied him to the Newman
home. Finding the door locked, the
officer went to a window Vnd peering in
saw two prostrate forms o the bed. The
door was then burst open and the marshal
accompanied by several neighbors. entered
and found Newman laying, across the bed,
his hand clenching a forty-four calibre
revolver, and a bullet hole in his right
temple, the ball lodging back of the left
"eye. The woman lay with her head partly
on oi me oea. ana naa a Hole aoout an
Inch back of the right ear, the ball going
clear through her head. -The position of
her arm indicated that she.had attempted
to shield herself. 1
The coroner was at once?notified and a"
jury empaneled, but the facts were so
plain that it needed no evidence to con
vince them that Newman "killed his, wife
and then committed suicide.
Kind and sorrowing friends then re
moved the bodies and dressed them 'and
later they were prepared for burial by
Undertaker Warner. The 'funeral occur
red Saturday forenoon, the servicesbeing L,
uciu ui iuc iucwuuist uuurcu. ner. iiii-
ton, who conducted the -funeral 'services,
was inclined to believe that the affair was
suicide on the part of both; .that Mrs.
Newman killed herself and her husband
followed her example. This conclusion,
however, is scarcely warranted. by the po
sition of the bodies on the. .bed. Itis
generally believed th at it .was. ..New Un 's
T. J. Foley vs. J. W. Sawver: duo
1J trm . .
piamuu irom aerenaaut $ 748.30 ; decree
North Platte Building and Loan As
sociation vs. Matt Hook; foreclosure.
Sale confirmed and deed ordered.
State of Nebraska vs Elick McManes ;
running off mortgaged property. De-
ienaant bound over to the next term of
court in. the sum of $500.
A. it. Uruzen vs. J. w. Elder; fore
closure. Sale confirmed and deed or
r. U. .Patterson vs. Alfred Taft. Sale
conhrmed and deed ordered.
.Lena Dickinson vs. Daniel Dickinson.
Sale confirmed and deed ordered.
intention to commit the "deed upoaaei?
arrival at the cemetery, bmrindinktoiith
mere could not do so. - The
iaeat yoaag tames of Lexington, have been spend
lng several days la the city the guests ot Mr. and
Mrs. A. 8. Baldwin.
Gny Laing returned Friday morning from a
three week's visit to the ranch in Cheyenne
ceanry. Crops in the section he visited are almost
W. W. Conklin left Thursday for Dubuque, Iowa,
to vistt his family -who have been spending the
at two months at that place. Mr. C. will be
asseat aattl September 1st.
The pastor of the Baptist church attended the
Western Associatiyn held at Sidney last week. He
reports that the churches of this part of the state
have made good progress the past year.
W. W. Bowen, his wife and son, of Sandusky,
Ohio, arrived in the city Saturday and wiU spend
r month or so with W. T. Bowen, and family of
Plant precinct. Mr. Bowen isa loading attorney
A. S. Baldwin represented Lincoln county at the
Republican congressional committee meeting held
at Fremont last Thursday evening, The congres
sional convention will be held at fkilnmlm. nn
W. H. C. Woodhurst spent Sunday In Denver
and was a guest at the Elmore, the hotel run by
Mr. and Mrs. Bentley late of this clrr. Ha mtii
the Elmore is furnished in a palatial manner and
enjoys a large patronage.
Charles Bogue, connected with a bank in Ellis,
Kansas, arrived in the city Monday and will spend
a few days with his parents. He had just returned
from a vacation visit to Vermont Charley's many
friends are glad to see him looking so well.
Hnrry L. Wood, chief clerk in our postoffice has
taken a ten days' lay-off to rest nnd recuperate.
Harry has well earned his rest as he has been right
at his post early and Into for the past six months.
We hope Harry may return feeling able to tackle
the mightiest mall sack that comes to the office.
air, a. u. Mouiaen, wno was an Antioch student
last term, has purchased an interest In the Lnr
coln County Tbibune, published at North Platte,
Neb. His many friends here will wish him suc
cess in hie new field of labor, for which he is so
well qualified. Yellow Springs (Ohio) Beview.
Hon. John I. Nesbitt returned Monday from the
Long Pine Chautauqua, where he went the early
part of last week. Saturday was Orand Army Day
and Mr. Nesbitt delivered an oration on that ocT
casion. This session of the Chautauqua was large,
ly attended. Mrs. Nesbitt and children, who were
also there, are at present the guests of ez-senator
Roach, of Neligh.
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uu, Aiiyn, rwo.eiQgtinbu and a printet
named Harris, charged with 'hnvmz
hand in the affair.
The quartette had their hearing Tues
day forenoon before Judge Snelling.
Harris and Gaffney were bound over to
the district court in the sum of $300 and
not being able to give bond are in jail.
LUiiy and itoDinson were held as wit
nessess in the sum of $100. The latter
gave bond and, was released from custody,
but the latter was less lucky and is taking
hia mnnla of (ha nmintir'a ornnn r r
Comrades: Through the kindness of
the committee of the Veterans' Reunion
to be held at North Platte, Neb., Septem
ber 16. 17, 18 and 19, 1890, 1 am -permitted
to make a special call to the old boys who
waltzed out to the picnic in Mexico in
40Jt uo s .
lMu-io. uomraaes, we are to nave a
headquarters, at which we can register
and learn eacn others' addresses. AYe
will be allowed' to have a portion of one
day set apart as Mexican veterans' day,
when we can have a veterans' class-meeting.
We will be addressed by Hon. H.
M. Grimes, of North Platte, and perhaps
Comrades, we are growing old and
there are but few of us left, and we can.
not hope that many of us will ever meet
at one time and place in this life. This
is an opportunity to Tlsit a large reunion
camp at small expense that may never
occur again to many of us. What if the
drouth has bit us hard, "you can't gather
up spilt milk"; we will have to trust to
God and wait until next year for what we
have lost this year. Then let us forget
all that and come and enjoy ourselves. A
bountiful provision will be made in forage
for teams. Then come in wagons ; come,
on horseback; come by railroad; roll up,
tumble up, any way to get up to Nqrth
Platte and have a good time. There will
be a ebam battle with all the trimmings
Wear your badges. (Papers friendly
please copy. D. C. Lobd,
Company G, Fifth Indiana.
Races at the County Fair.
There will be some vory good races at the county
fair to be held Sept. 16th to 19th. Below we give
Wednesday, Sept 17. Trotting, for two year old
colts raised in Lincoln county, one half mile and
repeat: first horse $25, second horse $15, third
horse $10. TrotUng, for horses that have never
beaten three minutes: first horse $60, second horse
$40, third horse $25. Pony running race, 300 yards:
first horse $12, second horse $8, third horse $5.
Double teams: first team $25, second team $15,
third team, $10.
Thursday, Sept. 18. Trotting race, for three-
year-old colts owned in Lincoln county, mile
heats: first horse $40, second horse $20, third
horse $15. Pony running race, half mile: first
horse, $25, second horse $15. Running race, one
mile dash: first horse $40, second horse $20, third
FaidBy, Sept 19. Trotting, free for all: first
norse siuu, second norse, $60, third horse, $40.
Bunning race, one mile and repeat: first horse
$60, second horse $40. Pacing race, free for all:
first horse $40, second horse $20, third horse $15,
Five mile running race each rider to change
horses each half mile and no more than five
horses allowed each rider first horse $35, second
There will be a grand Boman chariot race each
at City Pharmacy by
Joe Morsch has recently made ex
tensive Improvements in his tonsorial
parlor, and it is now one of the neatest to
be found anywhere,
Will Organize a Y. M. C. A.
For several years past attempts have
been made to organize a Young Men's
Christian Association in this city, but the
efforts proved futile, probably on account
of the lack of financial aid. But success
has come and an association is now an
W. H . Holcombe, secretary of the state
Y. M. C. A., was in town last week and
made the preliminary arrangements. As
we understand It, the U. P. company has
concluded to aid in sustaining thirteen
associations along its system and . North
Platte has been designated as one of the
points . Th e company, it is said, will con
tribute $600 per year toward the main
tenance of each association' It is not to
be understood that the new organization
is for the exclusive use of railroad em
ployes. All residents of the city who are
in good standing will be eligible to mem
bership. Six rooms in the old land office block
have been rented for five years, to serve
as the home of the association, and they
will be furnished in a neat and comfort
able manner. There will be a reading
room, library, billiard hall, gymnasium,
bath room, and a room for the officers.
The library of the U. P. employes will be
consolidated with the one to be estab
lished. The Tbibune Is glad to see the asso
ciation organized believing that it will
result in much good to the people of
Dr. Longley Cures Catarrh.
Handsome Folding Bed almost new
for sale cheap. A. Geo. E. Jenner.
If you will go to Minshall's you will be
astonished to find how cheap he Is selling
tie au peculiarities, oat-was regarded as
possessing about, the' ordinary mental
capabilities. Some two ar Ihree years pf 0
he was crossed in love, and It so preyed
upon his mind that he attemDted suicide
by taking poison, but relief came in time
to save his life. ' i
The couple bad been married about a
year and until lately It was not known but
that their marriage was a happy one . Mrs.
Newman was about fifteen 'years her hus
band's senior, and had formerly been a
dressmaker in this city.
Since the deed has been committed the
prevailing opinion seems to be that the
direct cause of It was jealousy.
A Satisfactory Entertainment.
The Tribune believes that it but voices
tne sentiment of the large audience pres
em wuen it says tnat the entertainment
at unitarian hall Monday evening was an
exceptionally good one. The lack of
proper scenery proved somewhat unfavor
awe to the presentation of the Shakes
perian selections, but the renditions were
in every instance creditable.
iew actors would attempt to do what
Mr. Heathcote did Monday evening,
namely, appear in seven different charac
ters, yet he very successfully rendered his
parts and again demonstrated to a North
naue audience nis abUity as an actor,
it tnere remained, after the play of
Damon and Pythias, any doubt as to his
capabilities, it was completely cleared
away Monday night. His conception of
a character is good and his portrayal
equally satisfactory. He ia perfectly" at
home on the stage and has undoubtedly
a brilliant future before him. Credit is
due him for the admirable manner In
which he has drilled his support.
In the comic opera scenes Mr. Walters
made a decided hit. not only in his excel
lent singing but in his faultless acting.
He has had the advantage of voice culture
A A 1 -
uu snutfe experience. Deincr lor vpar,
. , j j
leaamff tenor in a well known
uyciu Muiuyauv . na is noi oniy a
singer but a teacher as is evidenced by
the perfection with which his support
usaisieu aim. comic opera is
treat to the average audience,
one which assembled Monday
was. no exception. They
plaudits on Mr. Walters and
Miss Lotta Kusterer surprised her
friends by her sweet singing and
perfect acting, and considering that
it was the young lady's first appear
ance on the stage she is entitled to
much praise, for the successful renditions
of the roles "she assumed. Her stage
appearance, was very pretty and her
sett WliirfaFaad. wgaiiing. She made
an IssprsasMa earth people which, they
u os iiKiiy soon inrget. in both
duets she and Mr. Wsliers were j0U(jy
Miss Grace Herndon.as Theresa Allcash
In 'the burlesque on II Trovatore, gave
evidence of much dramatic talent, and if
the lady had an inclination to go on the
stage she would be eminently successful
as an actress. She is the possessor of a
strong and sweet contralto voice which
Mrs. Harrington as Lady Anne in
Richard III, was quite successful and
shows steady improvement in dramatic
conception and delineation and in the
future will undoubtedly be sought when
castes are being made for future enter
tainments. Mrs. Kingston assumed two diffiV.nlt
1st. We wish to reduce our
stock at least one-half before
Sept. 1st, and in order to do
this we will give you goods
AT YOUR OW PRICE.
On "Wednesday we shall
of all classes of goods, which
clearing sale. we will close out Resrardless
We are determined to close out our en- ni. nrr i i
tire line of millinerv. fancv jrnnd, nnr UJ- vUSC. llie earjy DUVei'
notions within the next sixtv davs and -M-c 4-T "Di. T t
will do so regardless of cost nrice. LUC 1JC&L -S
cokway sisters, not wait. Come early and
get a good selection before
all are nicked over, for wp
ine patrons oi tne uasmo need never
go hungry. The lunch counter is sup-
pied witn appetizing viands.
in the grocery line canned goods of all place On Sale
Kinus, nice iresn oned iruits, imported
and domestic. My stock of pickled goods
is aiways iun and ot tne choicest variety.
oeuu me your oraers.
Strayed from the slaushter-houss of
on or about July 24th, seven head of mean Wliat We Say and shall
ueeves, six oi wnicn were oranded J M U
on left side, the other branded X on hip.
Any one recovering the cattle or leavinsr
word that will lead to their recoverv will
Ur MU M 3 J J
Brodbeck & German,
City Meat Market,
tf North Platte.
give you some extraordinary
Bargains. In our Shoe De
partment we will place on
sale as a leader 200 pairs
Ladies' Flexible Sole French
Highest price paid for county war- TWin-nla "R Ql
rants. IT S Rntr, vm., xfuuiwu kJliUCS xur
JNortn riatte IVat'I Bank Bldg. K1 TT?"P "D TT
House to rent. One block from noat
office. Four nice rooms and nantrv. Citv
. j - -j
wuier. u. 1j. Wnnn
vve can at any time suddIv customers
with the choicest cuts of Beef. Pork.
Veal and Mutton. Also Fish. Ovstrs
and vegetables in their season. The
finest line of all kinds of sausase in the
city at all times.
Brodbeck & Giritann.
HERSHEY & OO.
All at lovr prices.
Money to Loan on Chattels.
M. s. Boal, North Platte Na
tional Bank Buildiner.
Do not foreet Conwav Sister's
mg sale, advertised elsewhere in this
Safety Deposit Boxes to rent.
First National Bank.
Remember, in eveiy De
partment we shall make
Do not forget that we are
still giving away FREE a
genuine Crayon Portrait of
any one of your family to
every $10.00 cash purchaser.
Remember the Remnant
Sale and think of the Bar
gains offered at
Money to Loan
Money to loan on chattels
by Wm. Brown, North Platte
National Bank Building.
The Lincoln county teachers' .instituto
convened at the centrai school building
TVTVlnHntr mnminrr At- nrirJr. one
sion thirty teachers were nresent and this rol?s, that of Lady Macbeth in Macbeth
number was increased by nineteen more f . Vi.uKeen ln, Hamlet, and fully maln-
vesterday morning. When all get here alQed the local reputation she has gained
there will probably be seventy-live. in tne. past. .
The instructors are Prof. Hunt, of tbe ?llS3 ,LlTzz!.e Goodman took the char-
State university: Miss Patterson' of Lin. a"er 01 Juliex ln -Komeo and Juliet and
dust received, a carload of the old rn-
liable Ulidden Wire at
Complete line carried in stock by
Any one wishing a nice assortment of
sene, embroidering silk, wash silk
and ornaments for fancv work will do
well to call at Conway Sisters.
coin: and Supt. Miss Hosford and Prof.
Lobdell of this city. This makes a very
strong corps of instructors and the teach
ers will no doubt be greatlyt.benefitted by
being members of this institute. Follow
ing is a list of the teachers'present up to
noon yesterda3: -l
Mary P. Hart,
Mrs. Ida Walker,
M. Jane Lear,
M. Belle Ebriirht.
-I want to quit business.and will r.lns
close out mv stock at veto low nrWs
Call and see A. J M jxskall.
The Naval Engagement.
During the district G. A. R. Reunion
there will be a naval engagement in
which a large monitor will sail the prairie
auu iunr buut nap. sneu jnio tpe iorts ar
ranged on the sides of the course in
which the vessel will move.. Plans for
the erection of the war ship are now com
pleted and work will soon commence.
Her armament will consist oLM'x guns in
charge of an old gunnerf and the usual
quota of assistants. The forts wjll also
be well supplied with oannorii. This -en-gagement
will be a grand, real and im
posing affair and will be worth coming
many miles to see. There will also be a
snam Dame, possibly two, between land
E. A. Johnson,
Mrs. R. Brittingham,
J. Dayton Ruce, "
G. C. McAllister,
Mrs. Libbie Carlow,
A 'r ...
did very well, especially well when one
considers the brief time in which she had
prepared the part.
Miss Jennie Adamson, as Pauliue in
the Lady of Lyons, is another young lady
who has not had the advantage of stage
practice, yet she played the role satis
factory. Miss Josie Goodman's recitation was
well received by the audience and the
young lady can rest assured that her effort
A Wild Man in Missouri.
People living north of Alexandria, Mo.,
imve ueen uauiy irigniened recently by
the appearance of a wild man. A report
comes from Keokuk to the effect that
the man has also been seen on several oc
casions on the outskirts of that city, on
which occasions he badly frightened wo
men and cniidren. tie is described as
being old in appearance, with a shaggy
beard and a ferocious cast of countenance.
His long matted white hair streams from
the palsied head, while his eyes roll
wildly, either with fever or delirium.
The creature appears in almost a naked
condition, carrying only a small red
blanket which he uses as a couch. His
chief delight ia to lie down near the rail
road track, remain there a short time,
jump up wildly, and soon repeat the act.
All efferts to catch the strange man have
proven unavailing. Pittsfield Herald.
The Wild Man above described has
been captured and is on exhibition in the
annex connected with Wallace & Ander
son's 12 allied shows which will be in
North Platte August 30th.
List of letters remaining uncalled for in
post office at North Platte. Nebr., for
the week ending August 20, 1890,
Slenck, Jno W.
Strickland, W W
Young, Geo B
North Side Grocery Store is the place
to buy groceries cheap. I take special
pains to keep nice fresh country nroducft.
and will not sell anything in this line un
less I can recommend it.
V. VON GOETZ.
The Casino prides Itself on the choice
brands of cigars carried in stock. Lovers
of a luxuriant smoke should not fail to
call at the Casino for there they can be
sure of getting a fine article.
Smokers can always find a good
at Schmalzned's manufactory. He man
ufactures his cigars from the best of leaf
Buy a Good Cigar
CHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES.
At. the oricinal North Sid a mnarv
Store. Also feed of all kinds, and Fresh
Country Produce. Give me a call.
V. VON GOETZ
Harle, Haas & Co
Johnson, C A
Marvin, I B
Pearse, E L
force, mi the aFSEaTfc
the scenes of an actual battlo fild JHiKKiesen, Miss Mary .
Leuers neio lor postage: M. C. Kiney,
seem singular that
people will let their skin become yellow
dark and greasy (finally 'resulting in
Mctches and skin eruptions, as wpII as -
general drying up of the blood, causing
wrinkles and, premature old age), when
tMs can be remedied at so little expense
Two bottles of Beggs' BloodPurifier and
Blood Maker will renew and purify the
blood throughout the whole system, leav
ing theskin clear and free from all erup
tions. A. F. Streitz Dm
Mrs. L. S. Melenarth.
Persons calling for above will please
C. L. Wood, Postmaster.
Saving concluded to remove from
North Platte, I will sell all my household
goods, consisting of furniture, stoves,
carpets, dishes, etc., very cheap.
Mrs. L. A. Stevens,
West Fifth Street.
I am now receiving a full line of
Plows, Cultivators, Harrows and all
kinds of farm implements; also a
fine line of buggies, road carts, etc.
I have the best stock of stoves,
hardware, etcv in the city, all to be
sold at cold blood prices.
During the epidemic of flux in this
county last summer, I had hard work to
keep a supply of Chamberlain's Colic.
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy on hand.
People often came ten or twelve miles
in the night to get a bottle of the Rem
edy. I have been selling patent medi
cines for the last ten years and find that
it has given better satisfaction in cases, of
diarrhoea and flux, than any other medi
cine I have ever handled.
J. H. Ben-ham, Drugeist,
n r u Gojc011. Pope Co., 111.
Over five hundred bottles of this Rem
edy were sold in that county during the
epidemic referred to. It was a perfect
success and was the only remedy that did
cure the worst cases. Dozens of persons
there will certify that it saved their lives.
In four other epidemics of bowel com
plaint this Remedy has been equally
successful. 25 aud 50 cent bottles for
sale by A. F. Streitz.
Lowest Rates, Best Terms.
One block south of Postoffice.
Baskets, Children's Carri
ages, Toys, Etc.
Trieycles and Velocipedes.
I have in a fine line of Bed
room Suits for the Spring
Trade, and I am sure I can
suit both in designs and
prices. Uall and see them.
Agent for Decker Bros.
Pianos and White Sewing
GEO. R. HAMMOND,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Oils, Gasoline, Coal Tab, Cjhjde
petroleum, Mica Axle Grease,
Rochester Lamps, Etc.,
NORTH PLATTE, - - NEB.
C. M. DUNCAN, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
Office: Ottenstein'a Block, nn tir.
hours from 9 to 12 a.m.. 2 to 5 and 7 to fl t m
Residence on West Sixth Street.
By virtue of the laws of the State of Nebraska,
I hereby offer a reward of Fifty Dollars for the
capture and conviction of any person charged
with horse stealing in Lincoln county.
u. A. BAKER.