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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 8, 1895)
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, FRIDAf EVENTO, FEBRUARY 8, 1895.
New Goods! New Goods!
Just Arrived at the
BOSTON -:- STORE
This Spring- line of Goods was bought at hard times prices,
and will be sold accordinglj.
A CYCLONE IX BARGAINS WILL SWEEP THE TOWN.
Dry Goods Dept.
American Shirting prints 3?4' cents
American Indigo Blue print at Gets.
German Blue print at 7J ctB.
Simpson's prints in all colors, GJ cts.
Anioskeag Gingham 4 cei.ls
Unbleached .Muslin 1 yd. wide, cts
Lonsdale- Bleached, cents.
Henrietta wool finish brocaded satines
at '1 cents.
Plain blade Satines, silk finish, IS cts.
Figur.d Satines, all colore, silk finish,
at 13 cents
Figured Satines, in all colors, 121-.- ts.
Sultana Suiting?, in all colors, 12'oCts.
Feather Ticking 1( cents.
, All wool HG-iuch wide Ladies' Cloth
at 32K cents.
Laces and Embroidery.
Wo havo just received thousands of
yards iu this line- the newest and the
latest patterns. Hamburg?, in ah' colors
swh as w hite, red, navy blue, peacock
blue, pink and brown, goii:g from 2 cents
per yard and up.
One hundred dozen ladies' hoso at 7
cents per pair
Fifty dozen ladies' fast black seamless
hose at l." cents por pair.
Fifty dozen ladies fast black hose,
regular made, extra high sp iced heel
and soles, at 25 cents per pair.
Fifty dozen ci ildrcnV black ribbed
h!-c, fast black soamles-, in all sizes, at
15 cents per piir.
Tweutj -live dozen boy-.' bicycle hose
extra heavy, sizes from 5 to UJ at 20
cents i or pair.
Ono hundred dozen children's b'ack
hose, nlibed or plain, in all Bizes, at S
cents per pair.
Fifty dozen gents' extra heavy British
seamless h"su at 8 cent- per pair.
Wo carry a full dno in ladies' misses'
and children's tan and light balbriggan
and lisle hose.
Dr. Warner's, iu all sizes, at 85 cents.
Dr. Ball's, at 85 cents.
Jackson's corset waists at 85cents.
No. 501 extra long waists, all sizes at
No. 45, at 35 cents.
All "iir woolen goods at 50 cents on
We are right in it.
One hundred pairs of ladies fino Don
gola shoes, patent tips, at S1.25 per pair
One hund ed pair ladies' genuine calf
.-kin, at Sl.oO.
One hundred pair ladies' Gondola.
Pndan Bros, matte, 81.75.
Onehunered pair of mis-es' cloth top
button shoes, heel or spring heel, sizes
from 12 to 2 Padan Bros, make, $1.00.
Fifty pair of children's oil grain, sizes
from 9 to 12, 70 cents.
Fifty pair of children's oil grain, sizes
13 to 2, 75 co its.
Men's hoots. 1.10.
Men'- genuine calf si-in boots, 82.35.
Men's tine -hoes in lace or congress,
Men's oil grain congress shoes. 95 cts.
Boys' shoes from 12 to 2, in buttons,
Ladies' rubbers, 28 cents
( hildren's rubbers, 22 cents.
We carry a full lino of children's and
infants' shoo- and moccasins.
We will commence this salo at onco. We must reduce our stock before we go
oast, in order to have more room for new goods.
Partio- within a distance of fifty miles coming by rail will be paid the fare for
return trip on buying Fifteen dollar.- worth or moro at our store.
ITlxe BOStOn StOXe, Julius Pizer, Prop.
The only cheap store with good -'oods in Liucoln County.
ftirst Rational Ban
NORTH PLi.TTE5 NEB.
E. M. F. LEFLANG, Pres't.,
SP ARTHUR McNAMARA,
A General Banking Business Transacted.
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Don't pay other people's debts.
Is the ONLY Hardware
Man in North Platte that
NO ONE OWES. You
will always fid my Prce
Yours for Business,
A. L. DAVIS.
Hardware, Tinware, Sore,
Sporting Goods, Etc.
Pr. N. McOABS, Prog. J- E. BUSH, Manager.
NOBTH PLATTE PHAEMACY,
ISrOBTirX PLATTE, - TsTICBKASKA.
ttTE AIM TO HANDLE THE BEST GRADE OF GOODS,
BELL THSM AT REASONABLE PPwIOES, AND WARRANT
EVERYTHING AS REPRESENTED.
Orders from the country and along the line of the UnioD
Pacific Railway Solicited.
FINEST SAMPLE ROOM IN NORTH PLATTE
Having refitted our rooms in the finest of style, the public
;3 invited to cal 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
and ' competent attendants will supply all your wants.
KEITH'S BLOCK, OPPOSITE THE UNION PACIFIC DEPOT
A hard, cold storm of wind and enow
visited us Tuesday night and lasted
through the next day, making it almost
impossible to go out. No school was
held here Wednesday because of the
E. DeLaney went to North Platte
The Maxwell young people will cele
brate Washington's birthday by having
a danco on the evening preceeding it.
Frank Nugent visited Maxwell last
J. Nugent went to North Platte Tues
day afternoon. r
Mrs. McNamara grve a tea party to
her girl friends last Tuesday evening.
The invited guests were Misses Anna
Snyder, Pearl Snyder,EUen McCullough,
Leo Smith, May Dolan and Mary Han
rnhan. Alter paituking of an excellent
supper, the guests, nearly all of whom
hud a long distance to go, rep'aired to
their homes, having bad a pleasant time.
A very largo number of people at
tended the dance here last Friday night,
and every one seemed to enjoy himself.
The music was splendid. A delicious
supper was served at midnight and the
dancers went bme at five o'clock a. m.
quite tired but well pleased with the
Nhilo out skating one evening last
week, Will Lantz fell down on the ice
and his spectacles broke and cut his
head quite badly, making him uncon
scious for a time. We are glad to sa
he is recovering froni the injury.
Owing to the coldness of the evening,
a smaller number of people than usual
attended tho singing school last Monday
uight. but ihose who were- thero "madi
tho house ring with music."
Beeau-o of the danco and the coldness
of the weather, ttio last literary society
was not so well attended as usual. How
ever, G. Clark was present and read his
original poem entitled ''The Trial," to
the dozen or more who were present.
He is fast becoming a "poet." Miss
Dolan favored the audience with music,
and Michael McCullough was editor of
tho paper. No debate was held, and the
entire program will bo carried out at the
nest meeting, only G. Clark is to have
two poejns. Clytie.
'PAT-' MAKES AIJ OBSERVATION:
"Observer," the old moss back from
tho vicinity of Ilershey, who had an
article in last week's ''Independent Era"
purporting to ba written by an honest
and truthful person, stating that we had
said things through The Tribune about
the business affairs of that humble
hamlet, and also about different parties
in that "city" and vicinity that were not
true, is a noted liar of tho vilest type
We have never made a statement about
that place, or any person in that com
munity but what were solid facts, and
can bo proven so by a large number ol
the citizens in that village and surround
ing country. The trouble with tho old
bag pf wind is that same of tho fat ts
have struck too near his door,and he has
taken this way to clear his skirts of
them; but all to no avail as his pedigree
is too well known b tho people through
out the country, the majority of whom
havo no more respect for him than they
havo for a common "prairie rooter."
They don't take any stock in anything
that ho says or doe, as his proboscis is
always in somebody's business besides
his own. He is the laughing stock of
tho entire country, owing to his bigoted
nature, as ho would like to mako the
peop.e bplieve that he was tho only per
son in that country that amounted to a
"hill of beans," but h o has been sat down
upon in this respect, which has given
him whee.s in his head which are now
turning the wrong way. Ho is con
sidered by the people who know him as
a chronic kicker in everything that be
cannot lead in, and they have become
thoroughly diegu:-ted with him, and
have given him tho co:d shoulder.
In regard to what he said about send
ing a petition to Tjie Tribune to have
our items in that paper disco.i tinued or
else a number of the citizens of that,
vicinity would quit taking it, is all bosh.
The people of that village and vicinity
are too w-U acquainted with the "cali
ber" of this old "scab" and t would have
a tendency to increase the subscription
to The Tribune rattier than to diminish
it. He would be as helpless as a babe
in this respect, as a person who does not
h:w friends enough to bury him can do
nothing within themselves. "A bark
ing dog neyer bites," and "ignorance is
The demoralizing effect of the whole
sale charity business upon the manhood
and self-reliance of our citizens, is one
of the most unfortunate effects of the
system under which aid haB been dis
tributed in this state. Not having the
time to devis- any plan for giving war
to ihe needy, to bp pad, fp.r iq the neces
saries of life, our committees have been
obliged to dispense charity as to beggars.
No man able to work can accept alms
and retain the slf respect necessary to
make a good citizen of the United
States. Callaway Courier.
Editor Tribune: "Schoolboy" im
proves on acquaintance and Secundus is
pleased to make due acknowledgement.
But, if it bo eo important to be "well
skilled in the j-cience of military dis
cipline" before entering the university,
io order to secure great credit and "high.
honor," why is it not important to be
well skilled in the higher 'branches of
mathematics before entering 'that insti
tution and thereby gain more credit and
honor? Why waste time on that which
teaches you how to kill your fellow men
in the most economical and expeditious
way when you can employ it with equal
profit in one of the peaceful sciences?
But it is absurd to call the knowledge
how to shoulder, shift, or shoot a gun
and to march and maneuvre according
to the latest tautics a science. It is a
science similar only to the neat and
workmanltke'tnethod employed by Prof.
James Corb tt in his sleight of hand per
formance with Prof. John L. Sullivan,
only more fatal, in its ultimate effects,
to the pursuit of happiness, which the
constitution affirms is the injnable
right of every American citize. And
this is the science eo earnestly' chara
pioued by "Schoolboy." Pcssibly'in this
era of semi-civilization it is proper to
educate a number of our young men in
the knowledge of modern- warfare. But
it is only in the higher institutions of
learning that students are fitted by pre
vious study of higher mathematics to
understand the real science of war. As
ono of the necessary evjls this science
may therefore be taught university
students, but to sow the seeds of mili
tarism in the high schools of the nation
is the sowing of a wind that will event
ually bo garnered as a whirlwind f
national woe and desolation. The inevit
able sequence of teaching war is war
The unavoidable results of handliur guns
and practicing military evolutions is an
indifference to human life. This is a
philosophic fact, strange as it may seem.
Witness tho recent murder of innocent
men and the wounding of inoffensivo
women by New York's crack militia, the
"Seventh" regioaent, because, forsooth,
the street gamins jeered and hooted A
lady reporter of tho New York Advertiser
bayonetted by a bold militiaman be
causo she approached to speak to him!
It is an incontrovertible fact that a
militiaman with a gun'becdhies, in times
of public excitement, more' a- machine
than a man, He becomes, to" a certain
d gree, oblivious of the value of human
life. It is better, far better to teach
ichoolboys how not, rather than how, to
shoot. But, says "Schoolboy," "law
and order mu6t be maintained, and it is
of an auarchistic nature to argao any
thing else." This is only a half truth.
L'he revolutionary war against unjust
laws enied the afliimatibn as did the
war of tho rebellion. But in the recent
New York strike tho worVingtnen were
Ftriking for the rights given them by the
laws of the state, which laAs the corpor
ations set at defiance. Yet tne working
men were shot while the men figuring
in the corporations havo not been mo
lested. Is it anarchistic only for work
ingmen to defy tho laws, 'or is it also
anarchistic for monopolists to do so?
Secundus does not criticise "School
boy," but he does antagonize the peculiar
trend towards militarism" that, in the
midst of profound peace, is now Been in
this nation. What does it mean?
District Court Proceedings.
O J Mannon, vs J W Thomas; con
B M Osborne fc Co, vs :Tnomas Scul
lms, et al; continued by agreement.
Henry C Hech', vs James M Jones, et
al; continued and c-sts of term taxed to
A H Davis, vs W D Page; verdict for
plaintiff, finding ownership and right of
possession in plaintiff and fixing value at
Charles J Erickson,vs Lincoln County,
verdiot for plaintiff for 8212.10.
James N Brown, vs Louts' D Thoelecke;
plaintiff allowed sixty days to file secur
ity for coses,
J H tioaton, vs A H Williams; verdict
for plaintiff in the sum oi'S10i.25 and 10
per cent interest from Dec. 27, 18$3.
Joseph Little, vs D A' Baker, et al;
dismiss d as to M. C. Keith at request
of plaintiff. . if
North Platte National Bank, vs Ezra
N D Stethem, et al; amount found due
from defendant Stethem principal and
Wm Hubartt as security" 8200, value of
property with 7 per cent - interest from
March 3, 1893, and $183.73 costs in re
plevin action. Judgment on finding for
plaintiff $383.73 with interest on 8200
from March 3, 1893.
Frank M Wolcott, vs Chas C Babcook,
et al; defendants leave to answer in 30
Thomas M Clark, vs E H Sherman,
et al; death of plaintiff suggested.
Sarah J Bostwiyk, vs Ljncoln County;
defendant confessed judgtnent for 825
andC'Bts, accepted and judgment ac
cordingly. Samuel F. Dikeman. vs E D Murphy;
defendant to answer in 30 days.
State of Nebraska, vs Guy Boyer; nolle
Gronwey & Schoen'tgen, vs G' D
i Mattheweon, et al: denfurrer.
WE PAY CASH 100 CENTS ON THE DOLLAR AND SELL
CHEAPER THAN ANY HOUSE IN THE CITY.
KEMIFS SLAUGHTER. SALE---1895.
THE NEW TARIFF
On All Imported Wo cen Goods and Silks
IS IN OPERATION JANUARY 1ST.
"Wo 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 S1.10; S1.50 Silk
Henrietta at 85 cts.; 51.00 Henrietta at 65 cts.; $1.25 Bedford Cords at S5 cents; S1.25
French Serges at 85 cts.; $1.00 French Serges at 65 cts.; all wool 13 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 fine new goods. : : :
Call and see for yourself the Wonderful Bargains at Rennies 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 " RENNIE'S.
Richardson Drug Company, vs Omaha
Barbed Fence and Nail Company; dis
missed at plaintiff's costs.
A Booth Packing Co. vs L Haynes;
Agricol Abercrombio, vs Stewart &,
Case; default of Deft Lew L E Stewart
Irvin A Fort, vb John T HamMeton;
defendant allowed 30 days to answer.
State of Nebraska, vs Cornelius Van-
Tilboig; defendant acknowledges him
self indebted plaintiff in the Mim of 8200
conditional upon his appearance on first
day of next term of district court.
Wm H Plummer, et al, vs liobert C
Burke; plaintiffs allowed to verify and
refile petition in 10 days; dofendant to
plead in 30 days thereafter.
Citizens State Bank, vs Charles F Id-
dings; defendant adowed GO days to
E L M Thomas, vs May Davis, ot al;
decree as prayed.
Andrew McKeown, vs Fanny L Payne
et al; judgment for plaintiff from defend
ant Payne for 84C5.5G and 10 per cent
interest from date of finding. Deereo .-is
Annie Powers, vs Lucy Newton, nee
Laubenbeimer; judgment for plaintiff in
sum of 852.59 and 7 per cent interest
from date of finding. Decree as prayed.
Lizzie Tuttle, vs Benjamin W Jon s,
et al; same decision with verdict for
8701 GG nd interost from date at 7 por
cent. Decree as prayed; nine months
; In fche matter of tho estate of Richard
Goddad, deceased; death of plaintiff
suggested; 30 days given to revive case
in naipe of administrator.
Nebraska Loan fe Trust Co, vs John
W Watt; amount found due plaintiff
8113.12 with 1ft per ceut interest from
date of finding 2d lien. Due defend
ant Crozier 848 68 with 10 per cent from
date also 2d lien, subjed to 8500 mort
gage. Decree aB pray d. Guardian ad
litem allowed S5.00.
Hugh C Rennie, vs William H Welty;
decree for plaintiff in sum of 81G08.09
and 10 per cent interest from finding.
Stay of nine months taken.
II. A. Lozier, vs Albert Theel, et al;
decree for plaintiff for 80113.97 and in
terest. Isaac M Abercrombio, vs Tristram
Roberts; defendant given 30 days to
Alonzo Decker, vs Lydia II Deoker;
divorce, decree as prayed by defendant,
alimony waived, plaintiff to pay costs.
Wm Y Wadleigh, vs Loren Harring
ton, t-t al; deereo as prayed by plaintiff
for S925.20 and interest. Stay of nine
George B French, vs Alex J Smith et
al; dismissed as to American Loan &
Trust Co and deereo for plaintiff in sum
of 8897.10 and interest.
Perhaps a Morbid Liver
If all the alleged statesmen who
theorize upon tho subject of money
only had a comfortable supply of the
same, their views would probably be
The legislator who during tho cam
paign piates the loudest a,hout his fealty
to the people s often the most treacher
ous of servants when in the committee
Frequently the em.ooth.est looking
feminiqeshpo only conceals an ug!y hole
in the heel of a stocking.
The lawyer who makes a practice of
trying his cases before the public
through the press, frequently has ill
success at the hands of the jury.
The individual who is continually at
tending to his neighbor's business has
but little time for the transaction of his
Omaha is nothing if n,o.t progres
sive. Some enterprising spirits
there have determined upon a
"Lexow" investigation of muni
cipal affairs. Like its New York
namesake it will end in smoke.
Probably hi a, majorit- of the
cities of the United States the same
conditions exist, and the reason
therefor is that all the officials are
drawn from a limited area of terri
tory, are more or less acquainted
with each other, and through this
friendship conspire to adavance
their own interests, while those of
the city are of secondary import-ance.
THE FATHER OP ALFALFA.
Major Jacob DownltiK in Field nud Farm.
Prof. Flint, in his work on grasses,
says alfalfa was introduced into Europe
by Darius, from Media, in Asia, about
500 B. C. It was then upon tho dis
covery of Americi brought hero by
Spanish priets, and plauU-d near all
their missions, so that it is now tound
in all Spanish America. I introduced
alfalfa into Colorado in 18G2, and have
between 500 and 700 acres. It is on
upland, c ay, sandy and lomu soil with
somo adobe subsoil, but mostly sandy
loam. It is generally dry to sand rock
and it is necessary to drill 50 to 100 feet
t" get water. The plnut will not thrive
where there is hardpan, but will grow
in any soil that is dry. It derives no
nourishment from the soil, but from the
air and water, though too much moist
ure will kill it. After deep plowing and
thoroughly pulverizing of tho soil, the
land should be scraped thoroughly
smooth, as this cannot be done after
sowing, and is needed to make the
mower work smoothly. I sow twenty
five pounds to the acre, drilling in about
two inches deep twelve and one-half
pounds one way, and tho other twelve
and one-half pounds across in, thus
making a solid stand. I prefer to sow
early in the spring. After the plant is
eight inches high, it may be .cut and
used for feed, but is not very good. Aftei
this there will bo no weeds. It mat u ret
in three years, and after that is good foi
seed. I have seen near tho city of
Mexico fields of alfalfa 300 years old
that had beenconstantly cropped and
never reseeded. It will last 1,000 years
and possibly forever. I irrigate from
streams when thero is a great deal ol
heat and wiud, probably three times
The water must not run too long, or th
plant will bo killed, and the land shouh
be kept as dry as possible during tin
winter, particularly in cold climates, ti.
on wet soil alfalfa winter kills. Wei
water is better than the stream, providei
it is pumped into a reservoir and allowed
to get warm. Less water can be useo
the first year than after the plant ii
matured. With plenty of water. I eai.
obtain three cuttings a year. I have
raised as much as three and one-hall
tons to the acre at one cutting, and mj
highest yield or seed to tho acre has been
The first crop is preferable for seed,
and should bo cut and stacked as the
hay is. It can be left and threshed
when most convenient, but the longer it
remains in tho stack tho moro easily it
threshes. Tho ordinary threshing ma
chine does for the alfalfa, but the seed
must bo fanned to bo marketable. Six
busho s is a common yield.
The straw has almost no value, as it if
cut up very fine, and can be used only
where it is threshed; if fed there, it is
very fattening. For feeding horses for
slow work, the hay is better than clover
or timothy. For fattening purposes, it
is the bt-st in tho world.
Representative Boatner's plan for a
reconstruction of tho Pacific government-aided
roads is considered as a kind
of compromise between tho Reilly ex
tension bill and tho government owner
ship. It proposes a Pacific railroad
commission, which in default of pay
ment of the roads' debts, is to control
them, until a comprehensive plan can
be adopted by congress for settlement
of the companies' debts. This commission,
consisting of three members shall have
power of management and investi
gation into all the old corruption prac
tices. By this investigation it is to be
ascertained whether the roads have un
lawfully obtained money from the gov
ernment or unlawfully disposed of any
funds, and to recommend a plan for se
curing restitution to the government of
diverted funds. If they find that they
have been diverted the secretary of trea
sury is authorized to put the roads into
the hands of tho commissioners. Two
of the commissioners are tftreside west of
the MiEsissippi river. Their investiga
tion is to cover these points.
How much, if any, of capital stock, of
any company, was issued contrary to law
and tho names of persons and corpora
tions receiving it; hw much was issued
for cash and how much for services; to
what extent contracts for construction
havo been awarded to companies or in
dividuals ropresenting.ofilcers or direc
tors of tlio road; to what extent land
grants havo been diverted from their
original purposes; to what 'extent prop
erty has been convoyed to persons
representing the officers; to what extent
tho funds have been used to influence
legislation with details of tho transac
tions. Grand Island Independent.
Irrigation is making so much headway
along the south Salomon rivor, in Knn
sus, that fifty plants will bo in operation
next season in a district only about
thirty miles long. Tho feasibility of
wiudmill and steam pump irrigation has
been so thoroughly tested thoro that tho
local banks havo no hesitancy in loaning
money to farmers who wish to make this
form of improvement. Kansas seems to
be making more progress in this lino at
present than Nebraska, but her opportu
nities aro no better, and thero is no rea
son why wo should not havo a greater
acreage under water in five years than
our neighbor on the south. In less than
five years we ought to havo 100 commu
nities liko Garden City, where peace and
plenty reign, and where a disastrous
drouth is never known. Garden City
has been created and sustained by wind
mill irrigation, and thero is not a more
contented and prosperous community on
tho trans-Missouri plains Lincoln
Ax able Boston enckoo organ
says when President Cleveland and
the business men of New England
agree on a financial policy it means
something. The people all over
the country-had observed that. Thev
.now it means go down in your
jocket and shell out or a receiver
will be appointed. The party which
was so worried about tariff duties
paid by Europe into Uncle Sam's
treasury doesn't hesitate to pile a
5100, 000,000 debt on the people and
ask for the privilge of $500,000,000
more rather than national dis
grace. Republican statesmen will
have to vote for it. Al the same
time they will enter a protest
against such financial wisdom.
FKQ9C at.t. WHO USB
"Ayer'.s preparations are too
well known to need anv commen
dation from me ; but 1 feel com
pelled to state, for the benefit of
others, that six years ago, I lost
nearlv half of my hair, and what
was left turned gray. After
using Ayes Hair v igor several
months, my hair began to grow
again, and with the natural color
restored. I recommend it to all
my friends." Mrs. E. Fn.vxic
liAUSEE, box S05, Station (.', Lo3
Ayer's Hair Vigor
SR. 1. C. AYER & CO.. LOWELL, MASS. 1
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