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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 22, 1895)
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 22, 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 accordingly.
2 A CSTCLONE IX BARGAINS WILL SWEEP THE TOWN.
Dry Goods Dept.
American Shirting prints 3?4 cents
American Indigo Blue print at 5 cts.
German Blue print at cs.
Simpson's prints in all colors, Q. cts.
Amoskeag Gingham cents.
Unbleached Muslin 1 yd. wide, eta
Lonsdale Bleached, Gn( cents.
Henrietta wool finish brocaded satines
at 22J- cent".
Plain black Satines, sill: finish, 18 els.
Figured Satines, all colors, silk finish,
at 18 cents.
Figured Satines, in all colors, li'ts.
Sultana Suitiugs. in all colors, lijocts.
Feather Ticking 10 cents.
All wool :5G-i;ich wide Ladies' Cloth
at IW cents.
Laces and Embroidery.
Wo havo just received thousands of
yards in thin line tho newest and the
latest patterns. Hamburgs, in all colors
such as white, red, navy blue, peacock
blue, pink and brown, going from ileonts
per yard and up.
hose, ribbed or plain, in all sizes, at 8
cents per pair.
Fifty dozen gents' extra heavy British
seamless hose at 8 cents per pair.
Wo carry a full line in ladies' misses'
and children's tan and light balbriggan
and lisle hose.
Dr. Warner's, in all sizes, at 85 cents.
Dr. Ball's, at 85 cents.
Jtickson's corset waists at 85 cents.
No. 501 extra long waists, all sizes at
J 5 cents.
No. 45, at 35 cent6.
All our woolen
goods at 50 cents on
One hundred dozeu ladies' lioso nt 7
cents per pair.
Fifty dozen ladies' fast black seamless
hosn at 15 cents per pair.
FiTty dozen ladies fast black hose,
regular made, extra high spliced heel
and solos, at '2 cents per pair.
Fifty dozeu children's black ribbed
lio;c, fabt black seamless in all sizes, at
15 cents per pair.
Twenty-live dozen boys' bicycle hose
extra heavy, sizes from 5 to DM at 20
cents per pair.
One hundred dozen children's black
We are right in it.
One hundred pairs of ladies fine Don-
gola shoes, patent tips, at $1.25 per pair.
One hundred pair ladies genuine calf
hkin, at $1.30.
One hundred pair ladies' Gondola.
Padan Bros, make, $1.75.
One hnnered pair of misses' 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 cents.
Men's boots, S1.10.
Men's geuuine calf skin boots, S2.35.
Men's tine i-hoes in lace or congress,
Men's oil grain congress shoos. 95 cts.
Boys' shoes from 12 to 2, in buttons,
Ladies' rubbers, 28 cents.
Children's rubbers, 22 cents.
We carry a full line of children's and
infants' shoes and moccasins.
We will commence this sale at once. We must reduce our stock before wo go
east, in order to havo more room for new goods.
Parties within a distance of fifty miles coming by rail will be paid the fare for
return trip on buying r uteen dollars worth or more at our store.
TIb-e IBOStOXl. StOXe, Julius Pizer, Prop
Tho only cheap store with good coods in Lincoln County.
pirst Rational fian
NORTH PLATTE, jSTETB.
jg. Surplus, -
1 E. M. F. LEFLANG, Pres't.,
A General Banking Business Transacted.
- Don't pay other people's debts.
Is the ONLY Hardware J
Man in North Platte that
NO ONE OWES. You
will always find my price
Yours for Business, t
A. L. DAYIS.
Hardware, Tinware, Stoves,
Sporting Goods, Etc.
Dr. N. McCABB, Prop. J. E. BUSH, Manager.
NORTH PLATTE PHARMACY,
NOKTH iPXTTJE, - NEBRASKA.
WE AIM TO HANDLE THE BEST GRADE OF GOODS,
-JELL THEM AT REASONABLE PRICES, AND WARRANT
EVERYTHING AS REPRESENTED.
Orders from the country and along the line of the Union
Pacific Railway Solicited.
FINEST SAMPLE ROOM IN NORTH PLATTE
Having 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
and competent attendants will supply all your wants.
KEITH'S BLOCK, OPPOSITE x'HE UNION PACIFIC DEPOT
W. C. Dolan spent last
in North Platte.
Frank Martin went to
Island last Saturday.
Geoge Snyder spent Friday
Mr. and Mrs. Rayome of the
Island drove to North Platte last
Mrs. Walter Layton of the Island
visited in North Platte Monday and
James McCullough of the Island
Sunday visited his parents in Max
well. Mrs. C. W. Horne is the guest of
ber parents Mr. and Mrs. S. L.
Smith of North Platte this week.
A few young- people went skating
last, Friday afternoon and report
the ice to be "just splendid
Mrs. S. Smith's baby boy, Her
berts ill with the chicken pox this
"Work on the south river bridsre
has been delayed several daj's be
cause ot tue non arrival or a car
load of lumber which is daily
Mr. McNamara spent Saturday
afternoon in North Platte
Sore eyes seems to be an epidemic
Mr. Ed. Johnson of "Wild Horse
valley attended our literarv last
The singing school class will give
a public musical entertainment in
about two weeks from now.
St. Valentine has come and g
and Maxwell has no occasion to feel
slighted, for he remained with
Don't fail to attend the dauce
supper given in honor of George
Washington on 21st inst.
au "irrigation meeting was
held in Mr. Nujrent's store last
Saturday night, and consequently
many of our debaters were missed
form the literary society
"Irrigation" is the principle topic
of conversation at present, at least
among the older people, while "skat
ing" is continually talked of by
"our wee ones."
At the last meetinir of the liter
ary society the number of persons
present wasn't as large as usual,
yet the house was crowded, many
of the men havmjr to stand up to
give seats to their "aunts and
mothers." In fact the number of
ladies in attendance was somewhat
larger than usual, several of the
men being in attendance at -the
irrigation meeting in the store
The question debated was "Re
solved that Columbus deserved
more praise for discovering
America than Washington did for
detendinjr it." It was decided in
favor of the affirmative. Music,
instrumental and vocal, together
with speeches.recitations and read
ings constituted the first part of
the programme. There was also
something new on the programme
This was "a whistling"
Clark which was very
"The paper" was read last week by
Miss Marv Hanrahan. "Don't fail
to hear the"Harranguc"at the next
meeting of the Literary. Cia'TIE.
W. A. Paxtou, of Omaha, was in
this localit- last week looking up
his landed interests.
Mrs. Nora Gunnell, of Paxton,
died on Wednesday, the 13th inst.,
and was buried on Friday at the
Pleasant Hill cemetery. Deceased
was a sister of Elmer Coates and
Mrs. Frank Coker, of this village,
who have the sympathy of the com
munity in their bereavement.
David Hunter transacted business
in Omaha last week and is still tak
ing in the sights of that localitv.
Mr. Weber, of North Platte, "was
on our streets Friday.
Quite a little sensation was
created on Wednesday b- the clos
ing up of Z. J. Hostetter's general
store by a chattel mortgage held
by the North Platte National bank.
Jud is a good fellow, and the citi
zens of this town are very sorry to
see the clouds of misfortune gather
around him, and trust that things
will come his way later on and that
his dark clouds may indeed have
John H. Conway spent part of
last week at the county seat look
ing up irrigation interests.
Grant Wagner is once more on
his old stamping ground. He re
ports times very tight at Mead,
Neb., and more grumbling than
here indulged in by the citizens of
The windy weather on Monday
made it impossible to work on the
irrigation ditches, as the dust was
too thick for both man and beast.
G. A. Dahlstrom was up from
Wahoo this week looking after E. i
G. Burklund s interests. Me re-
oorts thinirs very quiet at that
The school treasurers alone: the
railroad are this week makinjr the
parties happy who hold orders on
W. S. Coker was attending court
on the Embree flour deal this week
The income tax collector is favor
ing a few residents of our village
with blanks to fill out, but the ma
jority of us arc sorry we don't have
the $4,000 income, as it is more
easy to pay the tax than to get the
John Coker was a county seat
visitor on Tuesday.
Ed Stone is a citizen of this vil
lage now, haviiur moved into the
unnsrman Duiiarnir. ie is at work
on the ditch nor,th of town.
A party trom jNortn jfiatte was
in town on Monday looKmg up a
location tor a restaurant. We want
to see a good live hotel man come
here and build, but no more res
taurants are needed.
The donations sent here by Rev
Hath, of Grand Island, have been
carefully distributed by the com
mittee. and now the farmer who
needs something to eat has to drive
to North Platte or do without. It
looks lo the average citizen as if
an honest man or woman could be
found in this part of the county
that would distribute the supplies
which are sent to JLincoln county-
and that not all of them need be
WE PAY CASH 100 CENTS ON THE DOLLAR AND SELL
CHEAPER THAN ANY HOUSE IN THE CITY.
EEMIE'S SLAUGHTEE SALE--1895.
THE NEW TARIFF
On All Imported Woolen Goods and Silks
IS IN OPERATION JANUARY 1ST.
We must close out our stock of nice fine
under the new tariff regulations. : : :
Henrietta at 85 cts.; $1.00 Henrietta at 65 cts
make room for our new stock
$1.75 Silk Henrietta at $1.10; $1.50 Silk
S1.25 Bedford Cords at S5 cents: "S1.25
1 rench Serges at 8o cts.; bl.00 French Series at 65 cts
all wool li vd. wide SI. 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 vard, Lawrence LL Muslin at 4 cts.
per yard, Lonsdale Muslin at 6 cts. per yard, at RENNIE'S.
Miss Carrie Bierscheid of Men-
dota, 111., is visiting her sisters
Miss Anna, of North Platte and
Mrs. Chas. Toillion, of this neigh
The glad tidings reached this
place a few days since that Mrs. M.
C. Brown who is now visiting her
daughter Mrs. Carrie Struthers at
idney is fast regaining her usual
Messrs. Randall, Maisner and
Minn who moved from the south
over nnfn Pnvtnn X- TTfrclipv Innrl
kept lor the benel.t ot Aortu Platte . fc f .
There is plenty of good
sod along the Sutherland ditch that
can be had free tor one vear for the
breaking, and all the water needed.
This is a rood chance for farmers
on the south side who want to farm
their own land, as they can break
a small tract of sod and be sure of
a good crop. Citizen.
Two loads of hay and one of
straw passed from the valley over
into the vicinity of Wellfleet Wed
James White returned the fore
part of the week from a business
trip to Thayer county.
Mrs. Will Minny, who has been
on the sick list for t;jmo tim. ic
said to be on the mend at this writ
We have been tola lately tuat a
number of persons in Hershey and
vicinity who were opposed to the
in the postoffice at
that place, are now leaving- their
mail with the depot ajrent who
mails it on the train for them, thus
depriving the postmistress of a cer
tain amount of revenue. They are,
however, willing to receive their
mail at the office, thus causing her
to wait upon them, but throusrh
meanness are not willing to recom
pense her in any way for so doing.
is sweet" to some, no
matter how executed.
It is now stated that B. R. Gib-
bens will not go to the Cherokee
strip this spring as was stated.
The Tilford residence over on the
ditch, with the most of its contents
was consumed by fire Wednesday
There was a small in
surance upon it.
iction gang was at the hub
Tuesday afternoon to draw their
monthly "aid" from the U. P.
Mrs. J. W. Prickitt is reported as
seriously ill at this writinir.
The school at this place observed
the 22d with a program consisting
of songs, recitations etc. appropri
ate for the occasion.
S. B. McKee of the Platte
brdught several head of horses to
lis farm on Wednesday.
The new cabinet in the Hershey
postoffice is decorated with a sicru
which creates considerable merri
N. B. Spurrier is caring for a
couple of stray horses which he is
quite certain belong over south
A few from this community ex
pect to take in the masquerade, ball
at Sutherland to-night.
Louis Toillion, we understand, is
still manufacturing brooms at his
home over on the -ditch. Those in
can undoubtedly procure it by call
ing on him
will plant a large acreage of differ
ent kinds of vines the coming
season for an eastern seed company.
The will irrigate.
Mrs. Layton and daughter Mary,
of Keith county, who have been
visiting relatives in this section for
some time past departed for home
on No. 7 Tuesday morning.
It is stated by good authority
that Lewis Randall's horse dumped
him bv the road side as he was re
turning from church a few evenings
since, but the animal was captured
by other parties who came along
about that time and was turned
over to him, for which he was very
grateful; as it saved him from mak
ing the remainder of his way home
on toot. "Accidents will happen
to the best of us at times."
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Terry enter
tained a number of their neighbors
and friends Tuesday evening.
uames ot amerent Kinds were
participated in by the guests until
out midnight when all returned
to tneir Homes iiijruiv elatea over
the pleasures of the hour.
T. J. Winters returned recently
from Peckham precinct where he
had been at work on an
ditch in that localitv.
We understand that the revival
eetings wliicli nave been in pro
gress at Hershey for the past three
weeks will close with this week
They have been the source of much
good in that hamlet and vicinity
Dwnig to the meetinfirs which
were being held in the K. O. T. M.
hall at Hershey the lodge held its
regular meetincr Wednesday after
noon instead of in the evening" as
JtN m jm
Beatty and Murphy shipped a car load
of cattle to Omaha Monday.
Mrs. Finch visited at North Platte
W. P. Salomon is reported ou the sick
E. L. Mathewson was in North Platte
Saturday and Sunday.
A child of Wm. Spick ha3 been seri
ously ill with lun' fever for the past
Rev. Mathews, of Lincoln, who is to
assist in tho services here, has not yet
Several couples from here attended
the mask ball at tho Brown ecbool
house Friday nighr.
A. W, Mathewson, while oiling a wind
mill, had the misfortune to get a finger
Miss Shields, of Vroman, is a guest
P. Shields this week.
The joint debate which was to have
taken place next Saturday evening,
has been postponed until the protracted
meetings are over.
The Bucktell school, taught by Miss
Sullivan, closed Thursday
a. telegram received here ednesday
All efforts to decoy C, S, Trovillo from the Norfolk Hsylum for the insane,
is home on Monday evening He was sent from here last Aucust. He
so that those who were getting up
ne surprise upon him could get
there dunur his absence, nrnvpff
ruitiess. as he was on to his job
and staid with them until the
crowd assembled, when he took a
hand in the doings of the evening,
and enjoyed himself to his heart's
Patterson & Alexander of the
hub threshed their last season's
crop of small grain upon their farm
ust west pf tisplace Tuesday.
leaves a wife and four 6mll ohildren
who are in destitute circumstances.
Married, at the residence of the
bride's parents at 8 o'clock Wednesday
evening, Wm. Alclntire ana iviisa f lora
Brown. After the ceremony, which was
performed by A. W. Mathewson, ,the
light fantastic was tripped until a lite
hour. A bounteous supper was served
at midnight. Mr. Mclntire is well and
favorably known and is to be congratu
lated on having won for a helpmate a
young lady possessing so many good
qualities and so large a circle of friends
as does hiB bride. Their many friends
wish them success on the sea of married
life, and none more heartily than does
the writer. Wiggi3.
"ECONOMY IS y)
HARRINGTON & TOBUST,
SOLE AGENTS TOE
Pillsbury's Best Flour.
Also Dealers in
GROCERIES, FEED, SEED, HAY,
ALFALFA, SEED POTATOES AND SEED OATS.
Vv o ScHioit "2"oiax Tx-ado.
GEO. W. DILLARD,
PROPRIETOR OF THE
PIONEER COAL YARDS.
-ALL KINDS OF-
Anthracite and Bituminous Coal
Always on hand. Your patronage respectfully solicited.
Orders for coal left at Douglass' Drug Store on Spruce
street will be promptly filled.
FOR PARTICULARS APPLY TO
SUTHERLAND LAND & IRRIGATION GO.
Three years ago president Har
nson extended 5o,uuu,uu4 per
cent bonds at 2 per cent. But he
did not limit the sale to English
purchasers, you know. Suppose he
had, and paid 3J per cent, how-
democrats would have howled!
Thirty years ago a Pennsylvania
editor turned his pile of S500 over
to an impecunious friend, who
hurried westward in search of
health and fortune. Recently the
editor was informed that his i. f.
crossed the range and bequeathed
him $50,000 to repay the loan. In
cidents of this kind, however, arc
too rare to popularize journalistic
loans. The amount outstandino-
far exceeds the returns without
counting- the "unearned increment."
Some twenty years ago, says the
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Republican, a
cowboy deposited $3,000 in a Coun
cil Bluffs national bank and went
west to look after some cattle.
"While there he was killed, and all
efforts to find his heirs, if he had
any, have proven truitless. After
ten years, according to the law, such
unclaimed money reverts to the
tate. Auditor McCarthy is now
investigating the matter, and it is
probable the state treasurer will re
ceive quite a respectable sum from
the original amount, to which will
he a,dded the accumulated interest.
iris will have a chance next
year. It will be the last leap year
for eight years. The leap years
which fall in the last year of a cen
tuary are not counted, so there will
be only twenty-eight days in the
February of 1900.
The United States coins more
gold annualy than any other coun
try upon the globe. It led England
by $12,000 in 1893-94. The new
mines discovered and the incentives
to dig gold will widen this margin
and increase it. The American
people only want to know what is
wanted, and thev go for it.
by letting the
causing much talk
contract lor equipping a short
branch line with electricity. The
plan is to run passenger trains by
the trolley, giving frequent service
at high speeds and sending freight
as of old by steam locomotives.
Should the experiment prove a suc
cess on the line between Burling
ton and Mt. Holly. 3f. J., other
branches will be equipped in the
same way. Then the gradual sub
stitution of electricity for steam on
the whole system will come, .of
course, if it is found desirable.
The two forces are given a chance
now to show what thev can do, and
we may look for the survival of the
Hershey & Co's.
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