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.THE KORTH PLATTE SEMI-WIEHjY TRIBUNE : TUESDAY EVENING APRIL 23, 1895
Sells tlie above Coffee
together with a complete line of
wi m mm.
Prices Always Seasonable.
HIGHEST MARKET PRICE
Paid For Country Produce.
Paper Hung by Peale.
Paper Gleaner at Peale's.
Dr. Butt does crown and bridge
work, also metal and vulcanite
M. A. Webb, of Wellfleet, was
in town yesterday making- final
proof on his homestead.
A. D. Buckworth has been con
. fined to the house for a week past
with sciatic rheumatism.
Smoke the "Royal Sport" cigar,
manufactured by A. D. Wright, of
this city. The best five-cent cigar
on the market.
The net receipts of the minstrel
show Thursday evening were S100.
This sum will be expended in uni
forms for the high school cadets.
When you buy potatoes be sure
to get the best. A car-load of fine
Utah potatoes just received at Mc
Voorhees Lucas, physician and
surgeon, office, City Pharmacy.
C. F. Scharmann has secured
the local agency of the Standard
Accident Insurance Co., and solicits
the business of railroad men and
In a few days Dr. Butt will be
fully settled in his office in Mc
Donald's Block, where he will be
pleased to see all who need dental
The next and greatest local
event is the Engineer's May Party.
It will be worthy the patronage of
a large attendance and this it will
Wanted cattle and horses to
pasture, three miles from town;
good pasture, plenty of water.
Terms low to suit the hard times.
J. M. Caress.
At Cooledge place.
Arbor Day was observed to
some extent yesterday, though a
majority of our people had already
planted their trees. Several of the
schools held exercises appropriate
of the day.
J, C. Orr is tearing down the
old Minshall property on west Fifth
street and will erect a neat five
room cottage on the site. Saml.
Adams has the contract for build
ing the house.
J. D. Hawkins, of Wellfleet,
transacted business in town yester
day. He is preparing to irrigate
about fifty acres of land on the
Medicine creek bottom and thus be
assured a crop.
The concert to be given by
Prof. Bartling's orchestra prior to
the opening march of the May
Party will be a musical treat. Of
this there is no doubt, as the mem
bers, ten in number, are all first
In the gift presentation last
Friday night Harry Dixon was
awarded the bicycle, C. S. Clinton
a gold watch, John Delay a music
box and Henry Lentz a set of books.
The dance given in connection with
the affair was well patronized.
Several North Platte teachers
will attend the meeting of the West
ern Nebraska Educational Associa
tion to be held at Sidney on Friday
asd Saturday of this week. Miss
Peckham will read a paper and
Prof. Barber will conduct the dis
cussions relating to high school
The Farmers and Merchants'
Irrigation Co., of Dawson county,
has increased its capital stock to
$100,000. The ditch and main
laterals of this company exceed
eighty-two miles in length. Kit
tell & Benson, of this city, are the
engineers in charge of the work.
John Federhoof has purchased
the Snelling property on east Fifth
street We did not learn the con
sideration. The Y. M. C. A. glee club ac
companied the debaters to Maxwell
Saturday evening and furnished
music for the entertainment given
Utah potatoes are the best seed
potatoes. Get them at Charles
J. F. Fillion received two bicycles
by express this morning. The tan
dem he ordered will be here in a
week or so.
Mrs. H. C. Nesbitt will proba
bly arrive home this week. She has
been delayed by reason of the ill
ness of her daughter, who is suffer
ing from spine trouble.
At Unitarian hall, Monday,
April 29th, Mrs. Sayre will open a
school for instruction of young
Max Beer has purchased ot J.
Q. Thacker eighty-three acres of
the latter's timber claim in section
34-14-32, the consideration being
The lady solicitors have se
cured about ten columns of advertis
ing for the woman's edition of The
Tribune. This is about five times
the amount men solicitors could
How about those bicycle races
we were promised for May? Will
they come off, or has the local club
not yet fully recovered tiom the meet
of last fall and the dance of more
The heavy frost Snuday night
did some damage to plum trees
which were out in bloom. Several
citizens took the precaution to cover
their trees with sheets, and thus
thwarted Jack Frost.
The young men who went to
Maxwell to debate the silver ques
tion with several men of that vil
lage did not win a decision from
the judges, though they seem to
think they were entitled to it.
C. C. Hawkins was in from his
farm yesterday. He has planted
thirty acres of corn and will plant
500 acres more provided it rains in
time; if not he will hang his plows
and cultivators on the willows and
spend the summer fishing.
The Chappell Register says:
An inspector dropped in on Post
master Galvin at Big Springs last
week and found him short $200 in
his accounts. The office was turned
over to the bondsmen. Galvin had
been postmasterabout tour months,
A large part of the seed grain
received by the relief commissions
of Lincoln, Logan and McPherson
counties has been stored in the Id
dings' elevator and from there dis
tributed to the farmers. This has
made things rather lively around
Mr. Iddings' yards.
W. T. Bogue, who was married
at Pittsfield, Vermont, two weeks
ago to-day, returned home Sunday
morning. His wife was taken sick
with pneumonia a few days after
the wedding, and though convalesc
ing was not able to accompany him
home at the time he left. She will
arrive here just as soon as her
health will permit her to make the
Deputy Keliher returned the
latter part of the week from the
south part of the county having in
charge a fellow named Walbach,
wuo is cnarsrea wun stealing a
horse, saddle and bridle from Henry
xogei, or nersney. xne prisoner
had a hearing Saturday before Jus
tice Sullivan, plead guilty and for
want of bonds was sent to jail to
await sentence by the district court
The oldest, largest and most
complete coffee roasting establish
ments m the world are owned by
Dwinell, Wright & Co. Their
brands of Boston Roasted Coffees
are famed world-wide for their ab
solute uniformity, both in stvle
and cup qualities, and their remark
able High Grade Excellence. For
sale by Chas. McDonald, Grocer.
In view of the largely increas
ing number of tramps and the in
solence they display when begging
from house to house, it has been
suggested that the worst looking
hoboes be corralled by the police
and put to work on the streets.
This plan was attempted several
years ago, but so far as getting
work out of the fellows, it was not
a great success. However, if it was
known along the line ot the U. P.
that North Platte had a "chain
gang" it would have a tendency to
keep the travelers from loafing with
in the city limits.
All persons interested inithe foiv
matiom of a musical association .to
consist of vocal and orchestral
parts are requested, to meet at the
guild house in the Episcopal church'
yard on Thursday evening, April
25th, at eight o'clock sharp. The
purpose of this "meeting is to. form
an association that will prove of
mutual benefit. A full attendance
of vocalists and musicians is de
sired. The Committee.
A NEW HOTEL
Newly Furnished Throughout.
"Up to Date" Equipments.
A Table that Always Pleases.
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The ladies of the Lutheran
church will give an icecream social
to-night at the residence of AO.
Kocken. The public is. cordially
Judge Neville, Reporter Wil
liams and Attorney Grimes went -to
Sidney this morningtwhere a term
of district court will be held this
M. C. Lindsay was kicked on
the leg by a horse Friday, inflict
ing a serious wound, and since
which time he has been confined to
T. D. Cotton, is making prepar
ations to ship a pair of young Jersey
cattle to J. yuincv Thacker, in
Texas, with Geo. R. Hammond's
Miss Frankie Bristol was the
arranger of the musical programme
at the Catholic sociable last week
and has received many words of com
-The North Platte Land and
Water Co. is seeding 400 acres to
alfalfa this spring. Many farmers
along the ditch are increasing their
acreage of this very profitable crop,
Onions will be one of the lead
ing vegetable crops grown by the
farmers on the old ditch this season
A number of farmers have put in
from one to four acres each. They
are an excellent paving crop.
A gentleman wno is in a post
tion to know informs the writer that
the crop raised along the ditch, bar
ring hail, will be nearly twice that
of any previous year. This means
good trade for North Platte this fall
Jones' friends bought Charley
Ell's horse, phaeton and harness
Monday evening, and made him
present of the same. It is only
few months ago that he met with a
similar experience. The luck of
certain class or people has passed
into a proverb.
P. B. Gavin received on last
Friday, a draft for 293.90 from the
Chamber of Commerce, of Raleigh,
North Carolina, the same being
donation tor the drouth sufferersan"
this locality, The money has been
invested in seed corn for distnbu
tion. Wallace Herald.
Dr. Homer B. Hatch, who re
cently graduated from a Chicago
medical college, has returned to
Forth Platte and 'we believe has
concluded to locate here. It is
likely he will form a partnership
with Dr. F. M. Somers.
M. H. Douglas has. made
machine with which to spray his
fruit trees, thus destroying the in
sects which attack the bloom and
also the bark. The decoction he
he uses is a weak solution of vitrio
and lime. He has sprayed the
trees and already finds an improve
ment in them.
D. A. Baker will probably put
in a irrigating pump with which to
water his farm west of town.
There is on Mr. B's land a lake
covering about two acres of ground
which is fed by springs, and from
this lake he will get his water sup
ply. The pump which Mr. B. will
put in throws 1250 gallons of water
per minute and will be operated by
It makes little difference to
"Buck" Sawyer whether a drunk
possesses powers ot locomotion or
not, as he has adopted a new "hurry
up" wagon in the shape of a push
cart. Last Saturday evening- he
came trundling up to the jail
Tommy Dixon, of Sutherland, who
was apparently afflicted with some
thing similar to locomotor ataxia,
superinduced by an overdose of
A gentleman living out in the
extreme northeast part of this coun
ty, brought into Sheriff Miller's of
fice yesterday specimens of the
bones of some mammoth long since
extinct, which he exhumed on his
place in Harrison precinct, in the
Sand creek valley. From the ap
pearance of the various portions of
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me anatomy oi xnis ouriy uoneqiom
he must have been a Lincoln county
voter loner before the era of Buffalo
Bill and Wash Hinman. One rib
eight feet and four inches in length
was disinterred, as were sections of
the back-bone, shoulder-blade,
knee-caps, etc The display is a
very interesting one, and will repay
an investigation oj cveu xuc icusl
curious; wniie to tnose mteresiea
in natural history or geology it pre
sents a great opportunity for inves
tigation and research. The gentle
man making these discoveries- has
a wagon-box about two-thirds full
ot these specimens, some of which
have been turned out by a cultiva
tor, while a plowshare has nn
earthed others. He will dig deeper
and make a more thorough search
in the hope of finding the head and
jawsofomeof these , antediluvian
r i c:t" 'r-
with, one of those handsome silver col--
lars that Clinton, the Jeweler, has for
sale would be a spectacle alike creditable
to the animal and his owner. A hand
some line of all kinds of Silver Novelties
in stock at low prices and upon
terms. Even the gauntest purse, will be
able to find something within its reach.
CLINTON, THE JEWELER.
C. A. Diamond' spent Sunday in
C. X. Wtffc&s returned Mast
night from a visTln Kearney.
Rev; D. W. ane, "of Ogalalla,
spent yesterday in town.
Mrs. P. Dunbar of Council'Bluffs,
is the guest, of Mrs. M. H. Douglas.
"Jack" Crane, of Lodge , Pole,
visited triends in the city yester
day. R. L. Graves and. Arthur McNa
mara were Sunday visitors in Fre
mont. Chas. Burke transacted business
in Omaha the latter part ofthe
Mrs. Baker, ot Detroit, is the
guest of her daughter, Mrs. Geo.
James Wilson, of Kearney, will
probably visit .North Platte friends
. The family . of - Milton Doolittle
arrived in the city the latter part
of the week. I,
Mrs. H. C BJickenderfer left yes
terday for a visit with her parents
W. M. Baskin will occupy the G.
R. Hammond house as soon as the
latter vacates it.
Mrs. Loren Whelpley. of Fre
mont, is visiting rf her sister, Mrs.
H. M. Grimes, this week.
Mrs. C. P. Davis, of Sidney, has
been visiting hecdaughter Mrs. W.
H. Blood for several days past.
Misses Ellen McCullough and
May Dolan, of Maxwell, were the
guests of Mrs. Grdham Sunday.'
Miss Nellie Chklfant, of Union,
has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
T. Fulton Gantt for several days.
Miss MacColl, of Lexington,' who
had been visiting;4' Mr; and Mrs.
Baldwin, returned home yesterday.
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F. M. Heck ajf amilyr leave the
earlypar: ot ntnthorOttawa7
Kansas, where Mr Heck has se
cured ah excellpnVjwsition. 1
Mrs". M. K. Barnum, who had
been visiting friends in Detroit,
Mich., for two' or ithree weeks re
turned home Satarday night. .
Miss Lizzie Gannon, of Omaha
has " been visting North Platte
friends for several days. She re
turns home the latter part ' of this
Mr. and Mrs. W T. Bowen, o
Plant precinct, returned Saturday
morning from Ohio, where they had
been visiting since the early part
of January. r
Mrs. J. E. Baker went east on
No. 4 Saturday morning for a ten
days' visit with, her daughter, Mrs.
Thomas Hughes, who is living near
Capt. R. E. Haskell, of the Loup
cattle country, was in the city re
newing acquaintanceship with his
numerous old friends. . In this con
nection he made The Tribune :
pleasant and profitable call.
Tilman Casey left Sunday night
for Pocatello, where he was sent to
fill a position as round-house ma
chinist. Four machinists have also
been sent from Omaha to that
With the building of the new
smoke-stacks, now being put on all
engines, and the extra pipe work
in the round-house, the sheet iron
gang is kept very busy and are
working nearly every Saturday in
order to keep even with their work.
A pipe line is being laid between
the round-house and the big ice
house, for the purpose of furnish
ing water to wash the ice and also
to proyide fire protection. Messrs.
Finney, Morgan, Aue and Davis are
working on the trench.
JJorth piatte iimniei' Normal
Commencing" June 24th
arid ending August 3d.
Six weeks of solid work. A good
chance for students and teachers to
prepare for next year's work.
JSend for announcement.
J. C. ORR, ipr:n.V
E. D. SNYDER nn s
Special offer, for thirty days
only I will furnish Pastel potraits
16x20 in nice frame for only S2.75.
Wm. Munson, Agent.
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Why not get the BEST?
Has no superior no equal. It is the result of studied -imr
provemeiit in milling machinery the product of the hard,
excellent wheat of the north. If you are not using the
Washburn Flour, try it. It is sold by
MOST o DELICIOUS o COFFEE o IN THE o WORLD !
HARRINGTON & T0BIN, SOLE AGTS. NORTH PLATTE, NEB
For rent, for cash, a well im
proved farm under irrigation, ap
ply at this office.
Horses for Sale.
A number of horses and mules of
all ages, among the assets of the
North Platte National Bank, are
for sale. -These horses are of all
kinds, suitable for farm horses,
drivers, or saddle ponies. Will be
sold very cheap. Also for sale, a
lot of second hand farm implements.
Enquire at the bank,
alas Milton Doolittle, Receiver.
For -Sale !
HERSHEY & CO.
Studebaker Wagons at
Hershey & Co's.
For information regard
ing the Great I rrigation
Belt of Lincoln Co., write
the Lincoln Co. Immigra
tion Association, North
$ Platte, Nebraska.
All accounts due H. Otten &
Co. are payable at Otten's Shoe
Store. The firm having dissolved,
a settlement is urgently requested,
that books may be balanced.
Ftf H. Otten.
Overshoes good and cheap at
Otten's Shoe Store. Ftf
Remember in order to get pure,
clean and healthy spring water ice,
contract with Harry Lamplugh.
My residence and all my personal
property. 6. R. Hammond.
For Sale or Trade,
The White Elephant barn. Also
several vacant lots. Will trade for
ditch or hay land, or cattle. The
above property is clear of incum
brance. Inquire of
J. R. BANGS.
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X In search of a good cigar
will always find it at J.
F. Schmalzried's. Try
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For sale, a six-room house on
Fifth street just east of the brick
school house. For price and terms
apply to Mrs. F. Barraclough.
Gus Norton is
from his brother, who resides in
Leo Hart nuule a trip to Omaha
Friday night, ieturning homeMon
Ed. Weeks; will, take a ten day
lav-off this week and spend the
time in Omaha.
The office of the division foreman
has been repainted and presents a
very neat appearance.
W. L. Park received last week
several thousand" willow cuttings
which he vrill "plant around his
orchard for a-wind-break". '
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Boilermaker John Foster, who
had been laid-p with rheumatism
for about six weeks, has resumed
his old post in the r5und-house.
Conductor WoWhnaiftee has been
hit-hard bytheblcyclecraze and
now devotee his time while at this
end of the run to riding the wheel.
Engine 685 comes out of the shops
to-day, and the and 694 will be
out ' the latter -part -of the week,
after having received a general
TJ.'P. Watchwaft Lloyd reports
ast Friday the worst day of the
season for hoboes and he was busy
all day driving them off the com
pany's property -? ;
Division pibter mechanic Man
ning spent Saturday . around the
shops here aikd'seenied well pleased
witk,tke auMMT in which the work
Of the Season is here, is unpacked, is marked
low, and is ready for anyone who likes a
good thing. We are simply asking for busi
ness that will save buyers money. Just look:
All Wool Business Suits at - - $6.75.
Imported Clay Worsted Suits, $10.00.
(In Black and Gray.)
Boys' Suits from $2.50 up to $10.00.
Mothers, we can sell you a Child's Suit for ONE
DOLLAE that is worth double the money.
Boys' Knee Pants at FIFTEEN CENTS a pair.
Good Working Shirts for TWENTY-FIVE CENTS.
A good solid pair of Shoes for ONE DOLLAR, worth
at any time one-half more.
Hats and Caps at all Prices.
We have not space to quote you all, but all we ask of
' you is to call and see us and we are
sure we can save you money.
Tie Model Clothing House,
g Foley's Old Stand.
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