The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, January 15, 1895, Image 1

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NO. 4.
Come everybody and for once in your life .see what
it means. Everything- goes at Rock Bottom Prices.
Read Our Price List!
DRY COODSr ' To close out 10 dozen regular sizes,
T . , . . . . , . , , 1 all woo! cninel hair, fino as silk, former
vl? T ' ' price 8123 I,er an"ent' at lhis saI for
prints at . cents per arcl. . centg per garment.
County Correspondence.
Tiio vory best Amoskeng ginghams at
." cents per yard.
Shirtings at 8 cents per yard.
The very best Ticking, warranted to
hold feathers, at cents per yard.
Ladies white and gray merino uuder
wear going at '.Y3 cents per garment.
French Sateen--, former priced
for this sale at IS cents.
American Sateens at 1'21., cents a yard
All wool French Serge, in all colors,
lG-inches wide, former price,?! and $1.2.1
now so'd at .I-1., cents per yard.
Varus in all colors at cents per lb.
We have about 10 Children's cloaks
left, running iu sizes from 1 to 12, not a
garmenf of the lot worth less than 81 to
!. Your choico of this lot at $2.2,1.
To close out a line of blankets at 30
cents on the dollar.
To cioso out A few shawls at. 10 cents
on the dollar.
To closo out All our knit goods at 50
cents on tho dollar.
We have just received a beautiful line
of ladies' white muslin underwear which
will be sold dirt cheap.
To close out All our Men's. Boy's and
. . . , i fM.ililfiitiV nt'iiriinntc ?il fiO iantc Mn ihp
price sl to L-.). lor usis saie t 1 '.. cents "ui .. w
'. . ' dollar.
Three fourths wool Henrietta, in all
color?, former price 10 cents, at this sale
2.1 cent.--.
All wool Ladies cloth, :5(I-in wide, for
mer pric r0 cents, for this sale 32 cts.
-Jf-in all wool Ladies" cloih, former
price 7.1 cents, at this sale for 471.. cents.
Frederick Arnold's silk finish Henri
etta lO-inches wide, in all colors, former
Our stock of Shoes is of the very best
UNDERWEAR. makos handled by western merchants.
, , . , Our spring lino of shoes will son arrive,
To closo-1.) dozen regular sizes ladies siml . mll, ,..,. . ,. m, Bi!0iviss.
l-rencli nuueti an wool suus, lorraer . Beforo ,JU e,BOwliero
price ?1.2o per garment, at this salo at ine our stock and prices.
77J.' cents per garment.
s come and esam-
Alex Neilson and David Hunter
were county seat visitors on Wednesday.
Willis Record, of Ogalalla was on
our streets Thursday.
Mrs Danielson is on the sick list
this week.
L. C. Applegate is spending- a
few weeks with her parents south
of town but will return to the irri
gated section soon.
Win. M. Holtry was in North
Piatte on business Wednesday,
Dudlev Miller, a brother-in-law of
P. C. Meyer, has moved hto the
Abshire house lately vacated by
Mrs. Doll.
Win. lvrwin lias gone to Illinois
and several parties are mourning
his departure.
The annual meeting of the
Sutherland & Paxton Land and
Irrigation Company was held on
Monday at the Bank of Sutherland.
J. H. Abshire was thrown from
his horse at the ranchon Thursday
morning and badly shaken up. Dr.
McCabe was sent for at once. Just
how badly hurt Mr. Abshire is can
not be learned at present but his
main' friends trust that it will not
be serious.
J. S. Hinkley opened school on
Monday after the holiday vacation
and the children seem glad to be in -
school again.
Mrs. Hostetter is spending the
week with Mrs. Ncilson.
J. P. Gibbous & Co. of Kearney looking after his business interests
have an agent in the locality look- in this count)-. Gandy Pioneer.
judges decided iu favor of the nega
tive. The program was a long one.
and very entertaining, mid the room
was fairly crowded with people.
The most amusing part of the exer
cises was the original poem entitled
The Yellow Dog," written by Geo.
Clark, and after being4read it the
beginning of the meeting, by re
quest was re-read just before the
meeting closed. Miss Dolan's essay
on "Tobacco Smoking" was very
instructive, while an original., poem
by Miss Auna Snyder entitled "The
Maxwell Picnic Party" won the ap
plause of all present. Xext Satur
day evening a change will be made
in the program, and instead of a
debate there will be a "mock trial"
in which the literary brings charges
against G. Clark for mistreatment
of "the yellow dog.'' A good time
is being anticipated by all, and a
large attendance is expected.
There is talk that the people.of
Lincoln county ma- send Rev. J.
H. Derryberry to Oregon and Wash
ington to solicit supplies for the
drouth sufferers of Lincoln count)-.
He may also make an arrangement
to solicit for this county. Such a
proposition has been made to the
board of county commissioners, but
until it is known whether he can
secure transportation for himself
and any supplies he may receive,
no action will be taken. Gandy
E. W. Murphy, of North Platte,
spent Wednesday and Thursday
On All Imported Woolen Goods and Silks
We must close out our stock of nice fine goods and make room for our new stock
under the new tariff regulations. : : : $1.75 Silk Henrietta at SI. 10: SL50 Silk
Henrietta at 85 cts.; $1.00 Henrietta at 65 cts.; SI. 25 Bedford Cords at S5 cents; SI. 25
French Serges at 85 cts.: $1.00 French Serges at (5 cts.: all wool II yd. wide $1.25 Broad
Cloth at 75 cts.; 65 ct Flannels. 46 in. wide at 50 cts. : : : In our Shoe department
we offer the choicest line in the west, C. D. and E. widths, in line new goods. : : :
Call and see for yourself the Wonderful Bargains at Rennie's for January and February in
1895. : . ; Amoskeag Ginghams at 5 cts. per yard, Lawrence LL Muslin at 4 cts.
per yard, Lonsdale Muslin at 6 cts. per yard, at -RICNNIE'S.
in'"- un hav of which article thev are
This sale will commence Saturday J airy 12th, and i buying considerable. I
Laughable Incidents.
continue the remainder of the month.
Yours for Great Bargains.
j A. M. Cross of Omaha is visiting
with Mr. Hunter and family this
: week.
j J. Harvey shipped a car of baled
hay to Elm Creek the first of the
ZTnTO. 3496.
pirst fvTaitional Ban
Mrs. Wells is visiting" with her
sister Mrs W. W. Jones.
The pay car and Uncle Sam's pen
sion checks are due at the same
I time this mouth and several hearts '
We see some '-thing's every day
that makes us smile, but one of the
most absurd things is the custom
used by some of marking goodsj at
a great deal more than their value
to give the customer the impression
when they buy them at less than
marked price that they are getting
i nargain. ten into Kicuards
Capital, -Surplus,
i .... . . i Urns stiirt riiwl mnlr nrnittiri nml
in tins vicinity will be made glad. ; r
Rev. T. II. Thurbcr is filling '. the Pris on their go(Kls: compare
Presiding Elder Leonard's appoint-i the styles and prices with some
ments while Mr. Leonard is east styles and prices at other stores-
looking up donations for the church I note the difference. Remembe
people that are needy. Mr. T.. is poor shoes can have no style. Lo
in Sidney this week. tnf mir tA ...
E. M. F. LEFLANG, Pres't.,
P. C. Meyer expects to send two
of his children to school in Suther- i
j iand during the remainder of the !
j term.
A. W. Hoatson and C. W. Bttrk-
large button, congress.
and novel
ties in all kinds of shoes. They have
the style that goods of much less
value are beinjr sold for at other
A General Banking Business Transacted.! m. job,.
j land each shipped a car of baled l)iau--
j hay to Kearney the latter part of An After Election Thought.
i this week.
Mar. 'I
Don't pay other people's debts.
Is the ONLY Hardware
Man in North Platte that
will always find my price
Yours for Business,
Still Selling
ii i
aware, iinware,
Sporting Goods, Etc.
Franzeu is
with Mrs. Danielson durni"- the
; sickness of the latter.
! A. B. Yates took in the sights at t
i Xorth Platte on Thursday.
The Sutherland Cemetery associ
ation was formed last Saturday
W. M. Holtry, Alex Xeilson C. B
McKinstrv. Z. J. Hostetter and W.
C. Blackmorc were elected trustees
and C. B. McKinstrv as clerk.
Several tracts of land are being
looked over and a location well be
selected in the near future.
Z. J. Hostetter spent Thursday
down in the ditch country.
Considerable inquiry is being
made in regard to the recently laid
out 5 acre lots west of .town, and
they are all likely to be sold and
several buildings erected before
many months roll by.
The line weather this week has
Dishonest advertising" is consid
ered allowable by. some people, but
when Richards Bros., of the Fair,
advertise to sell their goods at a
reduction or at cost, they mean
business, and will sell just as they
advertise, and to one and all alike.
Remember they are not old shelf
worn goods and odds and ends and
all-out-of-date goods, but they com
mence at the front of the store and
from there to the back end the
customers have their choice and all
at reduced prices as advertised. Our
cut price sale commences on the
10th of this month and holds until
the 25th. You can't do better than
to buy your goods during this sale.
A (ood Law in France.
11V ADAM .
During the past year our distin
guished townsman, Col. I. A. Fort,
has made a great many speeches on
irrigation. His talk has awakened
marked interest in the subject, and
to-day western Nebraska is on a
wave of prosperity that will prob
ably make somebody seasick. The
secret of Col. Fort's success lies in
his earnest way of telling the plain,
unfrilled truth. Grown men have
been seen shedding tears of joy as
he told in simple, touching words
the story of happy homes and
bountiful harvests that arc the
"inevitable consequence of irriga
tion, and little children have looked
with hungry eyes as he has spoken
of his last year's crop of vegetable,
oysters and pumpkin pies. He
never exaggerates. Exaggeration
is unnecessary and Col. Fort knows
it as well as any man. The plain
narrative of the prosperity of Lin
coln county farmers who irrigate is
enough, and so he tells the tale to
ttle barbarians outside the pale of
Lincoln county civilization in a
pleasant, unassuming way that is
remarkably convincing. A few re
marks taken at random from one of
his speeches will indicate his happy
and effective style. Out in Keith
county the other day he said: "My
friends, back in my county we have
irrigated for nearly two hundred
years, and to-day we are reaping
the benefit. On my home ranch I
can raise anything. My cranberry
patch joins my wheat held on the
north, and on almost any day, ex
cepting a few of the coldest days in
winter. I can walk between the two
and pick some of the finest cran-
t . 1 A I
oerry pies you ever saw. vuu tne
hot rolls that I gather before each
meal from the center of my wheat
field fairly melt in one's mouth.
Last year I planted some disreput-
Wjikkcas, It has pleased the Great
Commander to summon from our midst
our well beloved Comrade A. II. Church:
lie it resolved by Stehcn A. Douclas
Farmers who can irrigate their
farms next year should not fail to
show five nr tiMi acris nf :ilf:i1f:i.
It is one of the most profitable crops I l ost Uopartment of Nebraska, Grand
. . ... Army of tbe Ropubhe:
there is. It requires no cultivation, That it b w,th Krief nnd Eorrmv VO
is peculiarly adapted to our soil, bow to tho decree of an All Wise Being
and three and four crops can be cut Vlof tb,KU tj,inBS we"v, , ,
, j -That in tho decease of Comrade aud
in a season after the first year. It jPast Commander Charch, Stephen A.
fertilizes the soil, the roots will go Douglas Post and tho Grand Army of
thirty or forty feet for moisture and
. - ioal and loving comrade and this com-
when firmly rooted drought or flood munity loses u public spirited citizen
cannot kill it, hail does not effect lU(l nn over kiml aiul Keuerous neih
it, winters have no influence on it, Tliat to the bereavetl wMoiv !in(1 fam.
audit is a constant and eternal j ily of our departed Comrade, who havo
money-maker for its owner. It sel- lMt ;" lov-ing husband and indul--...
. , ent father, wo tender tho heartfelt lovo
dom brings less than per ton and j and sympathy of overy comrado of this
ten tons ter acre is the averatre t Post.
a tin
The seed is also a valuable '
always bringing a goodjround
That the charter and Hag of this
Post ho appropriately drapped in mourn
ing for thirty days as a token of respect
for our deceased Comrado.
That these resolutionB bo placed upon
tho minutes of the Post, and a conv
sum in the market. Of all the for
age crops tinder the sun none lends
farm so thoroughly as does alfalfa. ented ,to th )Vd;,tt" of, "r parted
T. - Comrade, and that tho following tele-
Begmning with the yield of eight grain from Comrado J. W. Bixler bo
to ten and more tons per acre nn- made a part of these resolutions: "Wo
dor nrnnor .M.IHvntlnn ?f Jc M,MK- m0.Urn With JOU the loss of an Upright
r'j -judge, a gallant sokhor, a truo citizen
1 . 1 1 t ' I t 1 , 1Y- , I . . ...... I
narvesiea.curea witnour aimcuity in
in the arid climate and requires no
housing" because there is but little
rain to harm it. But it is in its all
around feeding quantities that its
greatest value lies. As a feed for
horses it is not superior, but
thrive and grow fat u
subiected to hard
ration of grain
dairy cows the a. gc:ier- so-cKi si
best of feeds, dL mv belieifetha
winter, either as a putv 3 merit j WPi
c. r it.. i 4 flK!f.
3r 1 .... -M:
& rat. udo.- lUilt lH" rreeenWh,
and friend; grand little Church, my old
4 Thos. C. Patterson,
Wiluam P. Coov,
James M. Ray,
J. E. Evans,
W. C. Eldkr,
J. S. HoAGIi.Nb,
i John W. Bixlek,
ions adopted by E V. Sumner
O. A. jrw, Sidney, Nebr.,
fa. I A I A 1. 1 is.
fattened upon it in the coldest win
ter of the arid region without any
other feed and a very low cost per
pound of meat. An alfalfa swine
pasture is all the porker needs from
little pighood up to the last four
months of his life, when a little ad
dition quickly fits him for the bar
rel. For a small flock of high grade
able looking beans that were sent ' sheep nothing will make fatter or
me by Secretary Morton from Wash- , heavier mutton than an alfalla pas-
ington. They were beans that turc in summer, and free feeding
would not grow anywhere they had from the stack in winter,
been planted, and the Secretary de
sired me to test them in order to .
lieve that the ten acre farmer will
. find profit on a few alfalfa fed sheep
of high grade, after the custom of
the English farmer. As a poultry
food, however, alfalfa is most sur-
care, prising, and if the small farmer
grease thinks he cannot afford to raise
e Commaader- of all ar-
of both the quick and
called to the eternal
and our Past Department
aer Alonzo H. Church.
iived, That this Poet extend to
widow and children their heartfelt
sympathy in this hour of their great
sorrow' and loss; that we assure them
that we have respected him as a man,
bonortd him as a judge, esteemed him
as department commander, but most
of all that we hav loved him best as
"Lon Caurch,'' ono of the boys in blue,
our commde in arms, a hero on tho bat
tle field and a martyr to tho cause of
freedom at Andorsonville, and our es
teemed friend.
P. C. Dick,
A. A. Rick'ki:,
G. P. Binciiakd,
In France when a merchant ad-j
j greatly helped the ditch work, and vertises to sell at cost or less, the
the ditches in this section are mak
ing rapid strides toward comple
authorities investigate it and if.
! they don't do as they advertise they
i are sentenced to imprisonment. We1
ascertain whether they really were
beans, or only a new style of purg
ative pills. They were beans. I
planted them with unusual
mulching" them with axle
aud salt and a little sugar from grain in his alfalfa field he has an
Oxnard's Grand Island refinery, jail the year around food for his
In four days they were up and in a , poultry, for the dry alfalfa hay
week afterward I gathered six jars ( softened up with warm water in
of the most luscious Boston-baked winter, becomes just as palatable
beans I ever tasted. I sent five jars and useful to the fowl as if it were
to the Secretary and received the pecked from the open field.
from him shortly conclusion is that the small irri
A Medical Work of Practical Family
Valuo Specific Manual by Fred- "
erick Humphreys, M. D.
following letter
Maxwell Notes-
Mrs. P. Shields and Mrs. R. C.
Burke, of Brady Island were visit
ing friends here last week.
The Maxwellites under the super
vision of Mr. Moore are becoming
nightingales as fast as possible.
Dr. N. McOABE, Prop. J. E. BUSH, Manager.
Orders from the country and along the line of the Union j11" for llc Pt week, owing to
v j the non-arrival of a car of lumber
Pacific Railway Solicited. : which was daily expected. It has
j not yet arrived, but word has been
received that it will be here in a few
wish there was such a law in this
country so that our stock would be j
investigated. Richard Bros., of
the Fair, have 3.500 pairs of ladies' :
gent's and children's shoes good
reliable shoes, such makes as Ham-
', ilton Brown. Kellev's. Carlisle's and
Joe McGue. who has just finished B Momesthat ' thcV win sell at
a term of school on the Island, left1 , . , .,-,,, i --n r
, , , . , cost between the 10th and -3th of
last Sunday morning to visit his old , , , ,
home in Iowa. January-not odd sizes and broken
Misses May Dolan. Salina Hol-llots' but whole lines of shoes that
,-,i "Tnri- a iTrit-ni,., nB,i:we have too many of the samel
Messrs. Will Dolan and Joe McGue,
of Maxwell, attended the teachers'
meeting in Brady Island last week.
Dear Friend: Your consign-
gated farm with an alfalfa field
may show as great a diversity in
the animal product as in the vege
tation line. O'Xeil Frontier.
Amos Meeker, of Blue Creek.
ment received and contents noted.
The president was interviewed by
four and one-half jars and has re-
ceiveci great uenent tnereirom. visited our town Monday. He says
Since then he has written his an- the people of his vicinity are not
nual address, a treatise on Boston , feeling the effects of the hard times
etiquette and seventy-five vetoes of very seriously. Their stock never
bills that did not meet his approval, looked better. The people have
The beans met his approval, of been irrigating some in the past ' houses of tho world, tho Doctor never
This revision of a work which has
i been before the public for over forty
years, anu wuicu nas annual circulation
of over three million copies, in five dif
ferent languages, is a somewhat re
markable one. Its venerable author, in
his 80th year, here gives tho result of a
half century of professional experience,
and of over forty years of constant per
fecting of his now famous Homeopathic
Specifics. It may bo considered as his
valedictosy to an immense aggregation
of patients in all parts of tho world.
As a guide to those who use his wide-
The ly known specifics, this Specific Manual
oi iou pages, is aumirauiy systemizeu
for the needs of the Bick room. Its
grouping of symptoms, under tho head
if tho several specifics of tho series, will
greatly assist tho anxious enquirer, in
tho stress of sudden emergency, to se
lect the appropriate remedy; while brief
but careful descriptions of various forms
of diseHSP, and valuable hintB as to diet,
and other related matters, givo tho work
a permanent valuo for family use.
Wo especially notice tho unmistaka
ble professional tone which pervades
every page of tho pamphlet, from title
to colophon. Prepared as it is, in tho
interests of one of tho largest medicine
course, as they did mine. Send on and now have thirty miles of
some more and I will see that you ditches under way of construction,
receive another paper of seed next j Blue Creek will some day be a gar-
quality and price.
Rip Van Winkle.
The bridge has been at a '-stand
Who has not read the story of
Rip Van Winkle and his ten years'
sleep? But some people lead almost
that kind of a life to-day: always
buying their goo-ls at one place and
never thinking of looking around to
year, lours beanevolently.
J. Stearling Morton.'
"My friends. I could tell you of
other products of my farm illustra
tive of the value of irrigation, and I
will later on in my talk. But now
den sjKt. Keith County News.
Messrs Allen and McEntyrc. re
presentatives of the Cozad Irriga
tion Company were in the city
Wednesday, securing right of way
along the line of their ditch. Thev
I want to say something of the gen-j daim that they will be ready to'
Havinc refitted our rooms in the finest of style, the public
is invited to call and see us, insuring courteous treatment. (
Finest Wines, Liquors and Cigars at the Bar.
Our billiard hall is supplied with the best make of tables
aud competent attendants will supply all your wants.
At the last meeting of the literary j see if they can bi bought cheaper at
society the following question was I sonl? ier PlaC.f ww
. . . , 0 , , .,, men s all-wool suits at So. 00. Miere
debated. -Resolved that a man will Lt any other place in this western
gam more knowledge from traveling country can you buy a suit of that
and observation, than he will from I kind for that money. Richards
reading and meditation." Mr. Moore
was the leader on the affirmative,
and Arthur Plumer on the negative.
At the close of the debate the three : cipals.
Bros, of The Fair, do not ask rob
ber prices for a suit because it is of
the style.,!? dm most, and of good
value." Thev deal on business prin-
eral prosperity of my neighbors who
irrigate. Before we irrigated we
were always hungry and naked.
To-day we eat four meals every day
and a lunch before retiring, and our
clothes are made in the latest style
with a crease ironed on the pants
leg before and behind to keep them
from bagging at the knee, etc "
But enough has been written to
show that Col. Fort as president of
the State Irrigation Association, is
the right man in the right place.
Let the good work progress.
forgets his professional responsibility
for the "issues of life and death in
volved in his specifics. His utterances
are plain, wise, helpful, conservative:
fully up to tho latest medical and scion
titrc standards, and his discussion of
disease free from any traco of indelicacy:
every page reflects tho sincerity and
benignty of the face which looks out
from tho title-cover of the pamphlet.
A copy will bo sent postpaid on re-
queBt. Address: Humphreys Medicine
Co , William & John ?ts., New York.
Wo oiler Ono Hundred Dollars Re
ward for any case of Catarrh that can
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
J. F. Chesky & Co., Props., Toledo, O.
We the undersigned, have known F.
J. Cheney for tho last 13 yoars, and be
lieve him perfectly honorable in all
business transactions and financially
start in a short time and that it
will be pushed toward completion
as fast as possible. They inform
us that they expect to commence
work on it next week. Gothenburg
The Burwell irrigation ditch is to
be completed by the middle of May able to carry out any obligation made
and water given to the farmers on by their firm
June the first. About 20 per cent
of the dirt work is completed. It is
fourteen miles long and eighteen
feet wide on the bottom at the head
and five feet deep and will irrigate
15,000 acres of as rich land as can
be found in the state.
West it Truax, Wholesalo Druggists,
Toledo, O. Walding, Kinnan & Marvin,
Wholesalo Druggists, Toledo, Ohio.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
acting directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces of tbo system. 3Jrico
T.kj. per bottle. Sold by all Druggists.
Testimonials free.