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BEACH I. HINMAN CANED.
HE 18 VISITED BY A DELEGATION OF FIKE
MEX AND THEIK LADIES.
Wke Show Their Appreciation of
Generosity in the Fast by Present
ing ffim With a Cane.
A PLEASANT OCCASION.
"When the members of the Second
ward hose team christened their organi
zation the "B. I. Hinman Hose Com
pany," they made a ten-strike in more
trays than one. In doing so they honored
a gentleman -who for the past twenty
years has been closely identified with the
social life and commercial progress of the
city; a man who has always enjoyed the
esteem and confidence of every acquaint
ance. They also did an act whiclrbas
redounded to their success financially,
as Mr. Hinman has been very generous
to the company in several past instances.
Several weeks ago Mr. Hinman sug
gested to tho hose company that they
had better secure a banner to display on
parade occasions and that the members
select a suitable one and he would see
that the bill was paid. The members
felt highly gratified by this kind offer
and at once ordered a banner. It arrived
some time ago and is a veritable beauty.
It is of yellow silk, blue edges, and
trimmed with gold fringe. At the top in
a fwld of blue are the gold letters "B. L.
Hinman Hose Co. No. 2;" in the center
the cut of a fire engine and below the
words "North Platte, Nebraska, Organ
ized Feb. 12, 1888."
Feeling that they owed a debt of
thanks to the generous donor, the mem
bers of the hose company, accompanied
by their wives and best girls, together
with the city officials and their ladies,
visited the Hinman residence Thursday
evening and knocked for admission.
They were kindly and cordially received
by Mr. and Mrs. IL and at once made to
feel at home. After a few formalities
Mr. French, in behalf of the company,
arose and in a neat and fitting speech
presented Mr. Hinman with an elegant
gold-headed cane. In accepting this
token of esteem the recipient made a
brief and feeling reply, thanking the
boys for the cane and the manifestation
of good will, and at the same time inti
mated that he had not done any more
for the company than it deserved.
After these proceedings the party
passed several hours in social en joyment,
at card eamos and other amusements
refreshments of a palatable nature
being served at a proper hour.
The evening throughout was re
plete with pleasure, and the event
will long be remembered by those in
Mrs. Win. Emerson has been visiting
Mrs. W. T. Brown, at Paxton.
C. L. Williams spent the early part of
the week at his former home, Kearney.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Fenwick are homo
from a trip to Salt Lako City and vicin
ity. "Rev. C. C. Hart reports having a most
pleasant week in the mountains of Colo
rado. Joseph Danis, deputy treasurer of
Dawson county, was a Sunday visitor in
W. H. B rammer left Sunday for Port
land, Oregon, to Visit an uncle. He will
be absent ten days.
Mrs. Qeim Ijaiag and bob. - Rey, of
sm wife in this city. .
Mrs. Henry Nesbitt and children re
turned Monday from an extended visit
with relatives in Ohio.
Rev. Hart will address the people of
Paxton on tho amendment question
Thursday evening next
Joseph Morsch is taking a week's
vacation from business and rusticating
in the Rocky mountains.
Mrs. M. T. Allum will leave in a week
or so for a visit with her parents in Des
Moines, where she will remain a month.
Councilman Johnson left Sunday night
for Marietta, Ohio, upon receiving intel
ligence of tho serious illness of a near
Mrs.. Lester Eells and niece Miss Luna
returned Saturday night from Council
Bluffs where they visited relatives for
Superintendent Wilson, of the water
works, spent Friday, Saturday and Sun
day in Kearney, the guest of his brother,
Tim Keliher, who had been working
at Laramie, returned to tho city a week
or so ago and is now reading law with
Hinman &. Gantt
O. O. Carnahan returned Sunday
morning from Pennsylvania, leaving Mrs.
C. and children to spend tho winter with
relatives in that state.
Fred Mack, who has had charge of the
North Platte Lumber Co.'s yard during
the absence of Mr. Carnahan, will return
to Loup City tomorrow.
Messrs. Buchanan and Conklin will
( attend the presbytery which meets at
Kearney on Tuesday of next week, they
being the regularly elected delegates.
W. T. Wilcox returned from Iowa Sun
day night, to which state he went several
days tefore to attend the funeral of a
relative. Mrs. W. did not return with
Wiley Mathews, postmaster at Dickens,
was in town yesterday. Ho is strongly
in favor of township orcanization and
will work hard to have the proposition
The rotund aud jolly Babcock, who is
state agent for the Underwriters' Insur
ance Agency, has been spending the
week with his host of friends in North
Mrs. Mattio Lathrop, who has been
spending a month with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs, left on the morning
train to join her husband in Chicago
which place they intend to make their
Charles Scherer, of Lena, 111., arrived
in the city Friday evening, having
driven overland with his family, stock,
etc In the spring he will purchase a
tract of Lincoln county land and proceed
to work himself into an excellent farm.
John Rylander, of Walker precinct,
was in town yesterday and said matters
were a little slow down his way on
account of poor crops; but as many of
the farmers had old corn on hand they
would be able to pull through the winter
in fair shape.
Mrs. S. R. Smith and nephew, Leslie
Gardinier, of Springville, New York,
stopped in the city last week to visit
Sheriff Baker and family. On Saturday
evening they left for Laramie, Wyo., to
visit Dr. Robert Gardinier. Mrs. Baker
accompanied them to Denver and Lara
mie, where she will .visit forseveral days.
Hard to beat "Bruno" ten cent
Cigar. mCUHESNEY & uo.
A dime social, under the auspices of
the ladies of the Methodist church, was
held last evening at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Sanford Hartman.
On Monday last death robbed Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Carrigan of their darling
two months old babe. The funeral was
held Tuesday forenoon.
:lt is a great misfortune for the
young and middle aged to be gray. To
overcome this and appear young, use
Hall's Hair Re newer, a reliable panacea.
The evenings are gradually growing
cooler, and last Friday night the water
thrown onto the iron railing around the
U. P. park by the fountains was frozen
into long icicles.
After much bickering and anxious
waiting the cotton mill at Kearney will
be pushed to rapid completion, the
company agreeing to complete the mill
by Oct 1st, 189L
Last Sunday a runaway team
dashed up onto the steps, of Kate Wood's
millinery store and into the south
window, braking the shutters and the
lower window sash.
The Board of Education held a
meeting Monday and elected Mrs. T. C.
Goodson as teacher of the second gram
mar room of the central school, to fill
the vacancy caused by the death of Mrs.
Judge Snelling last Saturday even
ing united in marriage Adolph Schurz
and Miss Fedora Warneke, both of whom
resided six miles southwest of the city.
Mr. Schurz is a gay bachelor of forty
five years and his bride a buxom lass of
J. S. Hoagland, of North Platte, ad
dressed the temperance league at Grand
View church last Sunday, on tho amend
ment issue. Mr. Hoagland is an earnest
speaker and pleased his hearers with his
apt illustrations and sound logic. Goth
Tho county commissioners have
purchased the counter formerly in use
by the North Platte National Bank and
will have the same placed in the office of
the county cleric This will make a big
improvement in that office and will cause
Clerk Buchanan to feel justly proud.
The Grand Island beet sugar factory
commenced operations Thursday last and
during the first twenty-four hours turned
out 300 barrels of the extracted sweet
ness. And, by the way, is North Platte
doing anything towards securing the
second factory to be erected by Mr.
One of the stock men named Henry
Hanes, while loading cattle in the stock
yards last Wednesday evening was badly
hurt by being crushed behind the gate,
as the cattle crowded past. He was
taken to tho section house and cared for.
It is thought his breast bone and several
ribs are broken. Brady Blade.
Everybody should bear in mind that
the city fire laddies will give their
annual ball on the evening of the 31st
inst Tickets will be on sale in a week
or so, and in ordor to secure one before
they are all exhausted you should buy
early. Buy one for yourself and another
for a friend.
Services at the Unitarian, church
next Sunday at ,11 a. m. Subject, "Self
reliance." Thought-word, "To believe
. . .a w . ll1'!,'."
is true for you in your private heart
true for all men that is genius." Em
erson, essay on "Self-reliance." The
hour of Sunday school will be changed
to 2 p. m.
The Woman's Christian Temperance
Union will hold their regular meeting
on Thursdays hereafter instead of Satur
days. Next meeting on Thursday; Octo
ber 9th, at the Presbyterian church at
three o'clock. All members are urgently
requested to be present, as there is im
portant business to be transacted.
Messrs. Halstead & Downs,' two
young men who make a business of get
ting out what they term a commercial
review, were successful in prosecuting
their scheme in this city, issuing a
"write-up" of about thirty business men
Monday last. Some of the merchants
who gave up five dollars each are now
asking themselves why they did so.
The ladies of the Presbyterian
church will give an entertainment at
Unitarian hall next Friday evening, the
programme to consist of recitations,
tableaux and music. An admission fee
of twenty-five cents will bo charged,
which will include supper. This enter
tainment will no doubt prove pleasant
and interesting and the refreshments
will be such as to allow no just cause for
The independent county convention
which adjourned, after electing delegates
to tho several conventions, until Oct.
11th, will meet on that day for the pur
pose of nominating candidates for county
attorney and commissioner. It is said
that R. F. Forrest will be presented be
fore tho convention for attorney, while
Ben Owens of Gaslin and a gentleman
from Wallace will enter names as can
didates for the commissionership.
The republicans of Medicine pre
cinct held a meeting last Saturday and
nominated candidates for precinct offices
as follows: Justice, Geo. R. Gulliver;
assessor, Unarles iu. liaker; road over
seers, T. M. Lee and G. B. Latimer;
judges of election, J. A. Sinians, J. A.
Davis and N. W. Grandy; clerks of elec
tion, "W. S. Miller and Geo. Heed. The
meeting was very harmonious and en
thusiastic The ticket put up is a good
one and deserving of success.
Hon. G. De La Matyronce a green
back member of congress from Indiana,
will speak on the labor and prohibition
questions at the opera house in the city
October 11 and 12. Ho has a national
reputation as a speaker, and will favor
the amendment A temperance mass
meeting will also be held at the opera
house on the evenings of the 13th and
14th under the auspices of the "Women's
Christian Temperance Union. Local
speakers will instruct the multitudes on
Last Sunday night between 12 and
1 o'clock Marshal Cole and Deputy Sher
iff Lamma arrested three farmers who
live about twenty miles northwest of
this city. The men at the time of arrest
were engaged in stealing coal from the
railroad company's cars, and had ono
wagon almost filled and enough coal on
the ground to fill another wagon. Two
other men in the party escaped. Police
Judge Little, for their midnight labors,
charged them up with fines and costs to
the amount of thirty dollars. Lexington
Newell Burritt,, of Cottonwood
Springs, and Miss Carrie L. Cohn were
married at Beaver City on Saturday last
Mr. Burritt is well known throughout
the county, having resided at his present
home for a number of years. The bride
is the daughter of M. J. Cohn, of Cotton
wood, but for some time past she has re
sided at Arapahoe. She is a lady highly
spoken of by those who know her. The
Tkibotte extends best wishes for a bright
future for Mr. and Mrs. Burritt
The Roycefc Lansing company oc
cupied the boards at Lloyd's opera
house Monday evening, and played to
good business. The performance of
"Tom's Vacation" was good, but an im
pression prevailed among the audience
that their selections of music could have
been improved. Ray L. Royce is an ar
tist in his line, and his wife has a sweet
voice and carried her part well. Charles
Horwitz's dialect songs met with hearty
applause. The company is conceded to
be considerably above the average.
Dr. Emery W. Ruggles who has been
spending a couple of years in Europe
sails for home to-morrow from Antwerp,
Belgium, on the White Star Steamer
Westernland. He has traveled through
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales,
Germany, France, Switzerland, Bavaria,
Hungary, Poland, Belgium, Italy and a
part of Russia. Onedia (N..Y.) Dispatch.
Dr. Ruggles is a nephew of Postmaster
C. L. Wood, of this city, and has been in
Europe finishing his course, the last six
months being passed in the hospitals of
C. D. Schrader was one of the speak
ers at the court house Wednesday night
He and Mr, Deck, candidate for lieuten
ant governor on the same ticket, took
directly opposite grounds on tho tariff
and the Democratic part-. Deckjurged
that the tariff had nothing to do with
the times. and blamed the Democratic
party equally with the Republicans for
all the existing evils; while Mr. Schrader
blamed the Republican party and high
tariff for hard times. Deck believed in
protecting the interests of the laborers
of America, while Schrader favored
absolute free trade. Broken Bow Re
publican. Several improvements have been
made around the court house lately and
the good work should not cease until
some much needed repairs are made in
the court room. The Tribune regrets
to say that the hall in which justico is
meted out two or three times a year is
ono of the most barren and shabbiest in
the state of Nebraska and one that every
citizen of the county may well feel
ashamed of. We believe the general fund
is at present depleted, but we hope that
the commissioners in making their
estimate of expenses next year will not
forget that several hundred dollars will
be needed to properly repair and furnish
the court room.
Tho Walters opera company is hold
ing three rehearsals daily and the man
ager, Mr. Walters, expects to place the
play, "Loo Lab," upon the stage on or
about the 15th inst. The people secured
for this company are the best obtainable
and include several who for years have
held a high place in the theatrical pro
fession and it is only reasonable to be
lieve that the entertainment to be given
in the near future will be well worth the
patronage of the public- Immediately
arte? the production of .the play in this
I'- J-.-' " T'liTT '1- i ' ' '' Lfl" "II1L,'T
isity the oompaay jroes eii thp road. The
route is not yet definitely settled, but it
will probably be through the states of
Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota
and the Dakotas. In a later issue The
Tribune will have more to say of this
As "Ole Oleson" would say, "there
are two or three wayB to take the peel
ing off a cat" So thought R. N. Roba
thorn, of Elmwood, Nebraska, a grain
and stock dealer, when he had been
watching a "respectable citizen," Martin
Thorne, frequently carry off a basket or
sack of corn from his elevator for the
last few months. A few days ago the
unsuspecting Martin sold his two hogs,
that he had been fattening on the ill
gained corn, to the stock dealer in ques
tion. The weights were figured up and
Mr. Thorne paid in cash, minus 86.80,
for which Robathorn presented a bill
like this: "Martin Thorne, debtor, to
R. N. Robathorn, 86.80, for seventeen
bushels of stolen corn at 40 cents per
bushel." Thorne "acknowledged the
corn" and accepted the bill. Gothen
The official count of tho population
of the Third congressional district was
announced at "Washington last Saturday.
Lincoln county is credited with 10,434
population, as against 3,632 in 1880
a gain in ten years of 6,802. Glorious
old Lincoln! In the matter of gain she
stands. sixth out of fifty-four counties.
The total population of the district is
372,173, a gain over 1880 of 244,152, a
grand showing for Nebraska's north
west In ton years the population lacks
but 1,890 of having trebled, while the
actual net gain is about sixty-six per
cent Those old settlers who knew this
count' fifteen or twenty years ago, when
it was but a barren plain, dotted over
with herds of cattle, with not even a vil
lage of any consequence, aro in a posi
tion to better realize the vast increase
made during the past ten years than
many of those who make up the increase.
Keith county is credited with a popula
tion of 2,548, Dawson 10,126, Logan 1,372
McPherson 394, Custer, 21,647, Perkins
SIXTH STREET AND THE CITY GOVERN?
Eds. Tribune. The condition of
Sixth street between Spruce and Locust
streets would seem to show that the city
is running itself.
The same old story. Taxes raised and
"blowed in" with nothing to show. It
seems to be no one's particular business,
therefore nothing done. I notice it is
some one's business when there is a cow
to be impounded, or when the time
comes to collect from the prostitutes.
In fact if there is a dollar or two in sight
it is some ones particular business.
I hereby notify the public that from
this date my store will be open until 8
o'clock p. m. I do this in order that
those who wish to look through my
stock of stoves in the evening can do so.
My stock is very largo and must he sold
regardless of cost Come early and get
your choice before the assortment is
broken, for they are going fast Every
thing else at bottom prices.
FRANK J. KELLY
HE ADDRESSES A LARGE AUDIENCE
THE OPERA HOUSE SATURDAY EnaflTN,'
And Presents Figure to Prove
hibltlon ts not a Success In
Kelly is a Plain Forcible Spei
AS INTELLIGENT GATHERING. .
The anti-prohibition meeting at, the:
opera house Saturday evening was at
tended by an audience which filled eTery
chair on the floor and many who ,omm'
in late were forced to stand. The speaker
of the evening was Hon. Frank J. Kelly,
at Lincoln, who prior to his restoral to
Nebraska last fall, resided in Kttaaa for
seventeen years, and was for three
terms a member of the legiaiatare
of that state. Mr. Kelly is a temper
ance man, advocates temperance, but
from personal experience in Kansas can;
not feel favorable to prohibition, aad te:
sustain his stand presented to the aud?;
ience an array of facts and figures prov-j
ing that the prohibitory measure adopt-:
ed by Kansas had an ill effect upon that;
state both morally and financially. The
statistics presented by the speaker came1
from sources which should proW", their
reliability, and these were backed by his!
own observation and experience. They
would therefore seem to stand the' test
of a critical examination and be found'
correct He presented figures 4to prove j
that under prohibition crime in Kansas
had increased prorata with the increase
in population, that tho number of govern-':
ment licenses, used by so-called drug
stores, had increased over 1,000, that the
population in many of the cities was de
creasing, that the real estate values had
been lowered and that the moral con
dition of the people had not been better
ed. He compared Kansas with Nebraska
and it must be said that the picture he
presented to the audience was very fav
orable to the latter state.
He commended the work of the
W. C. T. U. and all other tem
perance organizations and believed
they were doing a great and good work;
but in the light of past experience in
Kansas the adoption of a prohibitory
measure would not gain the end to
which temperance workers aspired that
of prohibiting the sale of intoxicating
Mr. Kelly is not what can be termed
an eloquent speaker, but he handled his
subject well and kept the attention of
his audience throughout the evening. '
Occupying chairs on the stage were a
number of our business men who advo
cate temperance but will vote against
the constitutional amendent, believing
that the Slocumb law is tho best meas
ure thatjiasyet been enacted by any
EARLY CLOSING OF BUSINESS HOUSES.
Eds. Tribune: Some peoplo are al
ways growling about something or other
and they growl the most when they
have nothing to kick about The last
one of these individuals is Borne sore
head kicking through the columns of
the Current because the stores do not
keep open until 8:30 p. m. We do not
know who the growler is but suppose he
is some person who was never in a city
and of course is unacquainted with the
way business is and should be conducted;
He has been accustomed to buying gooW
in some country .store where the faw
lives in me rear eou sou tuoy get UP
time in the night to' accommodate the
"Citizen" with a pound of nails or sugar.
Having been accustomed to this kind of
treatment, he feelB indignant because
he does not receive the same treatment
in North Platte. He says early closing
during the hot summer months is all
right, but at this time of the year it
won't do. The above statement shows
the quality of the brains possessed by
the poor unfortunate writer. How many
peoplo, do you think, do shopping at
night during tho cold winter?
You do not know of any one who waits
until night to do his or her trading.
The writer should wake up, shake the
dust from his brogans, brush the hay
seed from his clothes and remember
that he is in a city and not in the coun
try. Don't give your birth-place away
by making any more such remarks. You
ought to ring in with the editor of the
Current He made a kick a short time
ago about the good farmer trade North
Platte had in McPherson county. This
statement shows how much tho Current
knows about the matter.
Wo think closing the stores early dur
ing tho summer months is worse than
closing in winter, as the ladies do not
like to do their shopping during the hot
portion of the day. However, the stores,
closecPearly during the summer, and it
was a hot one, too, but we have not heard
of a lady who deprived herself of any
thing she wanted on account of those
hot summer days.
We know what you want, old kicker.
You want us to keep open so you .can
loaf in our grocery stores, oat our crack
ers and cheese and spit tobacco juice on
. , i il 1 Ml
our stove; out we aon c tmnK you win
get tho chance. We work thirteen hours
a day and think that plenty. If you
don't, just take our places a few .days
and you vil think the same as w'o do.
Our old reliable merchants all say that
business is as good if not better since
they began closing at seven o'clock than
it was before, and that they are perfectly
satisfied with the arrangement There
are several newcomers who are not fa
vorable to early closing but we believe
it will bo best in the end for them to
fall in line with the older merchants.
The following gentlemen were selected
to act as petit jurors at the November
term of district conrt:
Garfield Cyrus Fox.
Cottonwood N. Burritt.
Fox Creek B. F. Taylor.
North Platte No. 2 R. H Langford,
North Platte No. 3 James Snyder.
Fairview Eli Etchison.
Somerset Wm. Michael.
Hinman J..R. Thomas.
Walker J. W; Voodry. ?
Medicine L Newton.
Plant Thos. Bateman.
Sunshine Willis Babbitt
Antelope John Anderson.
Buchanan Ed. Brown.
Nichols W. E. Parks.
Wallace W. J. Kain, W. L. Bundy,
Cox C. W. Able.
Whittier C. B. Johnson.
Peckham Halsey Peckham, Sr.
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Standard says the Wellfieet R.
Co. ! wm- buy "and pay a good
all the sugar beets grown in the
of that villaee.
f '--TsMMurer Oscrood and Dnnntv f!Hf.
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torn, jvere kept very busy last week
ppldaf out taxreceipts and preparing
tbf iilinquent list for the printers.
5r .(Nbject at the Presbyterian church
act aDDam morning, vine (Jhurch
lulftaat," Joshua 5:13-15. Evening
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' -Txe Tribune last week stated that
WjaBovee had been bound over to the
court in the sum of $200. This
ps amiftt&ke. It should havo read 8500.
$OfM secured an indemnifying bond
by men representing 3100.000.
r j-The fourth annual ball of the North
PifMe fire department will be given at
LJipi's opera house Friday, October 31st
Tlirscces8 which has attended the
efforts of this popular organiza
ves nleasant assurance of the
diljfrea to be given on Holloween.
1 li-flSm TmnrnffP. ?s in ronnint; rf a card
trofi Denver announcing the death, on
Oci.3i, of Matthew Jones, who for a
yearor more was employed on the Tele
fci ifk jidiIiii the ownership of the late
JokalLDycr. The cause of death was
tj jJiwaiil fever. The deceased was a
maaly, honest and courteous man, and
duriBf his residence in this city made
UBfriends who will deeply regret his
demise among whom is numbered the
Frank McChesnoy, the cigar man of
North" Platte, had the misfortune to
lose a fine horse hare the first of the
week. He was on his way west and
pUt "up here for the night As soon as
ho unmtched the animal lay down and
died during the night Mr. McChesnoy
went to North Platte tho following morn
ing and brought up another horse and
proceeded on his trip west Paxton Republican.
At a meeting of the members of the
Presbyterian church Wednesday ovening
the resignation of Rev. Hart was accept
ed with regret, the members recognizing
thelgoodwork the present pastor has
performed. The resignation will be pre
sented to'the presbyter- which meets at
Kearney next Tuesday, after which tho
church here will issue a call to some
minister who can as nearly as possible
prosecute the work as successfully as
Rev. Hart has done. After November
30th;Rev. and Mrs. Hart will removo to
StLbuis and make their homo with one
On petition of James Belton and
other legal voters, tho county commis
sioners have ordered that the question
of township organization bo submitted
to the- voters of Lincoln county at the
coming election for adoption or rejection.
The proposition is ono that has been
warmly agitated in -the county for a year
or more, past and it is favored by many
country people. As tho question is one
of great j importance, we solicit corres
pondence on tho subject, both pro and
v THAT POSTOFFICE CLOCK.
Would not a .notiee: like the following
induced the undersigned to invest good
money in a worthless clock advertising
scheme. The clock, which was placed
in the postoffice, has not been running
for several months, and the party who
secured the advertising is wanted for
obtaining money under false pretenses.
Twelve North Platte Business Men.
EXTENSION OF THE CITY LIMITS.'
At tho council meeting Monday even
ing the initial steps for extending the
city limits were taken,the council passing
the resolution required by law and the
city attorney instructed to proceed with
his petition to the judge of tho district
court. The proposed extension takes in
the territory adjoining the city within a
radius of one-half mile from the lino of
section thirty-three, tho original bound
ary of the city, and the area thus acquired
will be about 1,550 acres.
The matter will be presented at the
Nqvember term of court and will un
doubtedly receive favorable action at the
hands of the presiding judge.
CHEERING FOR WILCOX AND FARMER.
Editors Tribune: On Saturday last
I made a short visit to my old home on
the Medicine. While there I attended
a picnic of the farmers at the grove on
Little Medicine aad had the pleasure of
listening to an address by Hon W. H.
Dech, alliance candidate for lieutenant
governor, who denies the Jeff Davis
story, and also J. K. Stevens, alliance-
Democratic candidate for state senator.
Both gentlemen made good speeches
and I could find but little fault Thore
were but few present only fourteen
voters, threo Republicans, two Demo
crats and the balance doubtful. From
the picnic I went to Wellfieet, where the
Republicans were holding a caucus for
tho purpose of nominating a precinct
ticket I found some twenty-fivo Repub
cans present and all were happy and
confident that this fall Medicine pre
cinct would poll a largo Republican
vote. I nevor saw tho Republicans of
Medicine precinct united as they are
this fall. Democrats as well as Repub
licans and alliance men aro cheering for
Wilcox and Farmer, and every indica
tion points to their election by a large
majority. W. C. Elder.
List of letters remaining uncalled for
in the post office at North Platte, Neb.,
for the week ending October 8:
Bennett, S A Muckey, G B
Boila, Lester Parker, Wm H
Martin, Butt Psha, Mr
Edwards, Lon, Esq Snyder, J A
Houts, Wayman Speirs, A
Hawkins, C A Weisenfluh, A C
Kuttner, Theo Willinar, Rolart
Luke, Frank Yonng, CH
Lerk, Emma Osborn, Jessio
Meyer, Lena Sherwood, Florence
Persons calling for above will please say
"advertised." C. L. Wood, Postmaster.
IN MEMORY, OF MICHAEL JOSEPH
OhV darling baby, baby sweet,
Your face, it will in Heaven greet,
But we know my darling boy
While the earth is in sorrow
Heaven is in joy.
It is better for you to go now
Than when you were old
For then you would have sinned
And have lost your soul.
D. M. C.
rn ?x ! .
Monday evening, Hmt: Wi
ing the early part f tbie
later on account of wtgmi
cated his seat im later ef
of the Council
Van Doran, Monagan, Naniaai
The first business considered was the
resolution regarding the extension of the
city limits, and upon motion the instru
ment was unanimously adopted.
Ordinance No. 85, relating to persons
meddling with the fire alarm system,
was passed under suspension of rules and
City Attorney French was instructed
to secure the services of Butler Buchan
an to assist him in obtaining certain re
cords from the books of the county treas
urer during the incumbency of Wm.
Grady in order that tho city might suc
cessfully prosecute its suits against him
and other ex-treasurers for the recovery
of money retained through misinterpreta
tion of the law.
Committee on sidewalks reported that
Colorado sandstone suitable for cross
walks, cut 5x18x36 would cost 22 cents
per lineal foot, making the cost of each
crosswalk about seventy dollars.
Clerk read a communication from the
Buckeye bell foundry stating that a 1,000
pound fire alarm bell would be ready for
shipment October 14th.
Wm. Cridlebough was the only person
who put in a bid for excavating gutter
on Front street and he was awarded, the
contract at nine cents per yard, provided
that he placed the dirt where street com
HON. GEO. H. HASTINGS,
(Republican Candidate for Atty-GenL,)
HON. A. H. LONG
Will uddrcss the people of North Platte j
and vicinity on
Wednesday Msg, Oct. 1511
Corns out, everybody, and hear what
these gentlemen have to say on
the issues of the day.
THE NOTED TEMPERANCE TALKXK
FAVORED WITH LARGE AUDIENCES.
Me Makes a Strea;riefer the FreUWtery
Amendment "A Great Speaker"
is the General Verdict.
rpHE ELITE STUDIO WILL BE
A open on Sunday only by appointment
in cases of necessity. Uallery hours
during the week from 8 a. m. to 7. p. m.
Parties wishing to leave orders after
hours will please call at our residence,
opposite the Hawley.
FIFTEEN TEARS IN HELL.
On Wednesday and Thursday evenings
of last week North Platte people were
privileged to listen to that great temper
ance apostle, Luther Benson, of Indian
apolis, Ind., and hundreds took advantage
of the opportunities. A full house
greeted him Wednesday night, and that
his efforts were appreciated was evident
from the frequent applause given. He
is noted for his eloquence and descriptive
powers, and the portrayal of hk past
life fifteen years in hell, as he is pleased
to term it had a visible effect as the
audience. Mr. Benson's description of
delirium tremens was true to life he
has had them himself and caused a
shudder to perambulate the backbone of
many of his listeners. He holds his
listeners spell-bound, and one could have
almost' heard the drop of a pin at any
time during the delivery of his lectures.
Before beginning his talks Mr. Ben
son requested that crying children be
removed from the house, explaining that
none loved babies better than himself,
but once when in the throes of tremens
for one whole night he had thought
himself stepping on the little innocents,
crushing their bones and hearing their
wails, and the cry of a child in his
audience so vividly brought to mind that
awful night that he could not bear to
Thursday evening an admission, fee of
ten cents was charged, and the crowd of
course was not so large as on tne pre
vious evening. Mr. Benson delivered
one of his best lectures, and it was well
Mr. Benson presented strong argu
ments in favor of the adoption of the
amendment, and his efforts were very
satisfactory to those who favor cold
water in preference to Tom and Jerry
and straight cocktails.
During his stay here he sold many
copies or ms book, ' inrteen lears m
Hell," written while he was an inmate of
the Indianapolis insane asylum.
mHE CASINO PRIDES ITSELF ON
1. 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
NOTICE TO VOTERS.
ROCK SPRINGS COAL.
I am now receiviug plenty of Rock
Springs coal for every body.
(J. Jb Iddincs.
HHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES
J at the original North Side Grocery
Store. Also Feed of all kinds and-Fresh
Country Produce. Give me a call.
V. VUJN GUJKTZi.
mHE ORIGINAL NORTH SIDE
A. Grocery Store is the place to buy
groceries cheap. I take special pains
to keep nice fresh country produce and
will not sell anything in this line unless
I can reoomsaeBd. u. " " '
- Vi VOKGOHZ.
North Platte, Neb., Oct 1, 1890.
Notice is hereby given that the Super
visors of registration in and for North
Platte Precinct No. 1. North Platte Pre
cinct .No. 2 and North Platte Precinct
No. 3, will sit for the purpose of register
ing voters on
Tuesday. October 7th,
Wednesday, October 15th,
Thursday, October 23rd,
Friday, October 31st,
And Saturday, November
o'clock a. m., till 'J o'clock p
of said days, at the following places:
In North Platte Precinct Ho. 1, at ti.
R. Hammond Hose House,
In North Platte Precinct No. 2, at B. I.
Hinman Hose House,
In North Platte Precinct No. 3, at Wild
West Hose House, ,
The boundaries of said precincts are as
rotiw e .
Xsr PleHt Preciect Xe. 1:
1st, from 8
m.. of each
CjMOKERS CAN ALWAYS'FIND AM
Kj good Cigar at Schaaalzried's manufac
tory. He manufactures his Cigars from
the best leaf tobacco.
THE BILLIARD TABLES AT THE
JL Casino are the best in the city. The
room is lightedfrom front and rear and
players are never inconvenienced for
want of light Col. Hupfer will always
be on hand to look after the interests
of his guests.
OAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES TO
O Rent First National Bank.
Stoves. I have the largest and best
assortment of Cook and Heating Stoves
in the city and will sell them at prices
streets, ryiag tfcfse mmg 8)
street to qaaiter mm betweea PesgMews
and Miller's additioas, theaee soata. te
the South Platie River, theses dowft
South Platte River to Jaactioa of Soata
Platte and North Platte Rivers, theace up
North Platte River to wagon road and
railroad bridge, thence west along the
center of said road and Front street to
place ot beginning.
JNorth FJatte Precinct JMo. 2: Com
mencing on South Platte River at the
west bonndary line or .Precinct JNo. 1,
running thence west along South Platte
River to the line of Nichols Preciact,
thence north along said line to center of
U.r. u. It. track, thence east to west
end of Front street, thence east in center
of said street to center of Spruce street,
thence south along west line of Precinct
No. I to place of beginning.
North Platte Precinct No. 3: Com
Now open and ready for inspec
We are going to run Special
Sales this fall and we want yoa all
to attend them. They do" it in
larger cities and give you good bar
gains. We are going to do the
same, only you want to remember
that when we say ONE WEEK
ONLY we mean it and you must
not expect the same low price after
the sale is over. Our first Special
Sale will be
Commencing Friday, October 3d.
FOR ONE WEEK ONLY.
100 pair 10-4 Blankets, 95c
per pair; easily worth $1.50.
100 pair 10-4 Grey Blankets, ex
tra heavy, at $1.50 Per Pair,
would be cheap at $2.50.
Our best bargain is 200 pair
Scotch Gray Wool Blankets at
$3.50 Per Pair. These are full
10-4 and would be cheap at $5.00.
Call and examine them.
Fine Blankets from $4.00 to $15
In all our other departments we
have leaders. Our Dress Goods
Department is complete. -All the
latest novelties of the season at the
lowest prices. Dress Goods from
5 cents per yard up.
Immense bargains in Ladies and
Gents1 Underwear. 50 dozen La
dies1 Jersey Ribbed Vests at 45 cts.,
worth double the money.
200 pair Ladies1 French Dongola
Button Shoes at $2.00 per pair.
regular price $3.50. A full line of
E. P. Reed's Shoes at lowest prices.
. . 5 - mr .
, .I, j,. II . .
Baskets and Toys.
that defy competition, and when I get a mencing at the west end of the railroad Pt a Tnd A "NTH Ot)0. A -NTH
full line ofmv sammes ud. you are in- I ti,,a tj! ,i I wo ill XJ vllVJAll O
vited to call and look them over.
I have a Phaeton, three Road Carts,
one Watron, and a number of weir, Mo-
line and Case Center Draft Plows, which
I will sell at a bargain.
Cash Buyers will do well to call and
see us when in want of any of the above
Goods or anything in the hardware or
furniture line, as 1 am expecting to maKe
some chances in my business and must
reduce my stock. (Jail in.
along the bank of said river in a north
westerly direction to the east line of
Nichols precinct, thence south along said
line to the Union Pacific Railway, thence
east along said railway to the west end of
Jbront street, thence alone the center of
said Front street and the road leading to
the railroad bridge to the place of
lly order or tne citv council.
" W. J. ROCHE,
WHITE SEWING MACHINE.
A reward of S1UU will be paid to any
person finding the body of Dennis Red
mond. Bunnoseu to nave pensnea norm
of Maxwell or Brady Island.
t 1. iiEDMOJi'D.
We hereby guarantee the payment of
abovo sum when body or Dennis Red
mond is produced. J. E. Evans.
Lf. A. BAKER.
ORDINANCE No. 85.
An ordinance prohibiting meddling with
the "Fire Alarm System" and provid
ing a penalty therefor.
Be it ordained by the Mayor and City
Council of tho City of North Platte,
Section 1. That it shall be unlawful
for any person, excepting the chief of the
fire department, or persons duly author
ized by him, to medaie witn, nandie, or
tamper with any part of the electric fire
alarm system of North Platte, including
boxes, keys, wires, circuits, registers and
striking machinery, or to turn in an
alarm on said system, except in case of
fire within the city limits of North Platte,
when such alarm shall be turned in from
the nearest box to such fire.
Sec. 2. Any persons violating any of
the provisions of the foregoing section
shall on conviction thereof pay a fine of
not less tnan nve or more tnan one
hundred dollars and costs and stand
committed until said tine and costs are
Sec. 3. This ordinance shall take
effect and be in force from and after its
passage-and publication according to law.
Passed and apyroved this 6th day of
E. B. Warner,
Taken up on the first day of October. fViP rifir
1RQft no n ctnv In Wnrth Plotto TSToK J
Dy tne suoscnoer who mere resides, one
roan nurse, about sixteen years old.
branded on left hip P E with a Spanish
me owner can nave sanvi by proving
property and paying expenses.
Dated Oct. th. 1890.
A. E. IIOSTINOTON,
391 City Marshal.
NOTICE OF SALE.
T)Y VIRTUE OF AN ORDER OF SALE ISSUED
D by W. C. Elder, clerk of the district court ot
Lincoln county, Nebraska, upon a decree of fore
closure of a mortgage upon the premises herein
after described, rendered in said court In faror of
Anglo-American Mortgage and Trust Company,
against Carl Heltmana et al., I naTe lerled upon
the following real estate as the property of Carl
Heltmann, lo-wlt: Tne nortneast quarter of sec
tion twenty-seven (27), township nine (9), range
tnirty-one lai) west, in .Lincoln county, Neoraska,
and I will, on the 10th day of November. 1890. at
10 o'cioc a. m. or saia aay. at tne front door of
the court house of said county, in North Platte.
sell said real estate at public auction to the highest
Didder lor casn, to sansry said order or sale, the
amount due thereon in tne aggregate being the
sum or f96.w and C1U.83 cons ana accruing inter
est and costs.
North Platte, Neb., Oct. 7th, 1890.
D. A. BAKER, Sheriff.
BaxcKiBiDOE, BBxexenuooK k Caoroor.
Attorneys lor FItinUrT. 999
I have in the finest line of
Rockers, of all descriptions
and prices, ever brought to
State of Nebraska, )
Lincoln County )
I, W J.Roche, clerk of the city At
iMortn- naiie, nereoy certify mat tne
foregoing ordinance -was passed by the
city council and approved by the mayor
the 6th day of October,18S3. Witness my
hand and the 8eal of said city this 6th
day of October, 1890.
W. J. Roche,
NOTICE OF SALE.
In tox Matter or tbz )
Estatz or Lizwis y
Coxptox. Degxasxd. 1
Notice ia hereby given that in
pursuance of an order of A. H. Church, one of
the judges of tne district court of Lincoln coun
ty. Nebraska, made on the 13th dar of September
1890. for the sale of the real estate hereinafter
described, there will be sold at the front door
ot the court house in North Platte, Nebraska,
on the 25th day of October, 1890, at one o'clock
f. 31. at public vendue to the highest bidder for
cash, or one-tin ra cash, one-third in one year
ana one-tmra in two years witn mortgage apoa
isnu soul lor security upon tne oeierrea pay
ments, at the option of the purchaser, tho fol
lowing described real estate, to-wit: The south
east quarter of the north-west quarter and east-
nair. 01 tne soain-weat quarter ana soata-west
quarter of the south-east quarter of section SO,
m townanip 11 norm, 01 range et "west.
oaia eaie win remain open one hoar.
Dated September, 27th 1880.
Administrator of the Estate ot Looia Coapton-
Money to loan on chattels
by Wm. Brown, North Piatt
National Bank Building.
Eighty acres of
improved land with
water right on irriga
tion ditch for sale.
Inquire of Hershey &
a O. R. HAMMOND,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Oils, Gasollnk, Coax Tab, Crud
Petroleum, Mica Axle Gbeask,
Kochesteb Lamps, Etc.,
NORTH PLATTE, - - NEB.
Money to Loan
Lewest Rates, Best Tern
APPLICATION FOB DBUCKH8TS' PERMIT.
Matter of the application ot Davis It Johnson for
iiotlce is Hereby given that Davis k Johnson did
upon the 7th day of October, 18C), file their appli
cation to tne Doara 01 count commissioners ot
Lincoln county, Nebraska, for druggists' permit to
sell malt, splritoos and vinous liquors for medic
inal, mecnameai ana c&emical Darnoaas only, in
the village of Wellmeet, Lincoln county. Neb., from
the 3Xh day of October, 18BQ. to the 20th day of
uctoDer, vm. it tnere la no objection, remon
strance or protest oiea within two weeks from Oct.
TU, uwu, IM saia application will ha granted.
Dayis k Joansov, Applicants.
M. G. US01.
Money to Loan on Chattels;
H. S. Boal, North Platte Na
tional Bank Building.
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