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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 27, 1895)
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THE NORTH PLATTE SEITPKSRLR IBpfflfflTDESDAr EVENING, AUGUST 27, 1895
sewed Exclusively t9 ti
.OverrTwenty-Ofle Million Ptopto
Universally acceotea t the
Leading rm Codec of the World.
Sells tlae above Coffee
together with a complete line of
STAPLE ID m IB.
Prices Always Seasonable.
HIGHEST MARKET PRICE
Paid For Country; Produce.
Tim Keliher left last night tor
Lincoln taking- the horse-thief
'Chas. Nolan with him to the state
A new business enterprise is
about to be established in this city,
but we not yet at liberty to lay it
before our readers.
There will be a meeting of the
choral union this evening at which
important business is to be trans
acted. All members are urgently
request ed to be present.
Dr. N. F. Donaldson is now in
Chicago, where in company with
his wife, he is visiting relatives.
They will probably be home the
- latter part of this week.
On next Thursday evening,
August 29th, the ladies of the
Lutheran church will give a lawn
social at the residence of Charles
Hendy, to which all are cordially
Seventy-five or eighty bushels
ot oats to the acre upon unirrigated
j land this 'season is rather a fair
"' sizedcrop; yet Jack Smallwood es
f Himates that as the yieldof the land
.'..which he is farming down near
Jtforth Platteis well represented
atitfae G. A. R. reunion being held
at Has tings this week and the
' representation will be materially
.-, . increased by a number who expect
fls to go to-night andto-morrow.
i W. W. Xewis. one of the sue
&ucesful teacherssof the county, Tias
. If f . " , f
c . Deen engaged to teacn an eignt
month term of school in one of the
districts north of town. During-
the past year he taught in Antelope
Eli McCarl says Montgomery
, . county, Iowa, which is probably the
. - banner agricultural county of that
state, is intending .to make an ex
hibit at the Nebraska state fair, but
he admits that he believes that the
farmers up along the old irrigation
canal in this county will be able to
An emigrant traveling overland
to Lemhi, Utah, .who camped over
in the Third ward yesterday after
noon claimed that his wagon had
. been robbed. A suit of under
clothing, an unlaundried shirt and
one-fourth of a pound of plug to
bacco were taken. The victim was
The latest political rumor is to
the effect that Jake Miller has de
cided not to be a candidate for re
election this fall unless Tim Keli
her will consent to again be his j
deputy, to which the latter will not
consent as it is said he wishes
to again take-a fall out of the office
of clerk of the district court. One
thing is certain that the sheriff has
been breaking in J. B. Tridle as
bailiff this term of court which
would indicate that perhaps Tim is
sparring for something else. We
give the report for what it is worth.
Although there are numerous
fellows in this community who
continually assert themselves as
free silver men at all times and
upon all occasions, et Hon. "W. J.
Bryan spent last Friday night in a
hotel in this city, and his arrival
y was not greeted by the notes of the
. Gorden cornet band, nor was he
. even invited to wag his jaws other
than at the table of the hostelry.
Truely is he a dead lion, a blasted
idol, a fallen hope, and there is
none so poor as to do him reverence.
A poor devil of a fellow "was
taken out of a refrigerator car last
night by 4 'Buck" Sawyer where he
had been confined for five days.
He would not give his name, but
said that he was sick and delirious
at the Dalles, Ore., and entered the
car to lie down and rest, and the
door of the ice palace was. closed
upon him. At each stop of the
train atter becoming conscious he
endeavored to attract the attention
of the train men, but was unable to
- do so. At the jail last night,
inhere he was taken, he was very
.sick, his pulse running so high as
o indicate his dangerous condition.
3Ie aid tne iruix in tne car was so
reen as un ea-t during
c v'jfcis. enforced journey,
W. H. 'Broach went up along
the old irrigating canal this morn
ing tor the purpose of taking "views
for a couple of days.
Rev. D. Z. Foulk and John Fed-
erhoof enjoyed some genuine turtle
soup last Saturday made from a
Lincoln county product.
While mastering-the mysteries
of the fascinating wheel last Friday
evening Mrs. A. H. Davis had the
misfortune to very seriously sprain
First-class work, at reduced
prices at the H. M. Butt Dental
Parlors for the remainder of Aug
ust. Office in charge of Dr. W. A.
"J. W. Bullard." of this city,
has been appointed a member of
the free silver democracy state cen
tral committee. It is probable that
our townsman F. E. Bullard was
Attend the band boys' sociable
on next Friday night and give
them a little lift on their expense
account in return for the music you
have enjoyed for the past -season or
H. C. Rennie will leave in a few
days for Chicago to select his fall
stock of goods. Miss Kate Wood,
the trimmer in Mr. R's establish
ment, expects to go to St. Louis
soon tor the purpose of learning the
late styles and selecting a stock of
We have received a copy of the
60,000-edition of the Duluth Press
containing an authentic "write-up"
of the life of Col. WVF, Cody by
Col. Prentiss Ingrahanvthe novel
ist, from data afforded -by Mrs. H.
C. Wetmore, the sister of the
Smoke Wright's Royal Sports
and Havana Rose 5-cerit cigars.
Doctor Aley, the Lincoln
specialist, visits North Platte eve
ry month. His next regular visit
will be Monday and Tuesday,
Sept. 9th and 10th. He stops at
the Hotel Neville. If you contem
plate leaving home for treatment,
consult him before deciding.
S. A. Douglas Post assisted by
the W. R. C. will give a ten cent
social at its hall in Keith's block
on Saturday evening, Aug. 31st.
A literary program will be ren
dered and refreshments served..,
Everybody is cordially invited.
Admission at the door, ten cents.
W. S. Ross, of Myrtle is .au
thority for the statement that L. P.
Derby was h"angeainfef5gy ihthafe
precinct, he being the only "pop'
that could be found, Since Louis
P. managed to secure his pension
from the present administration
they feared that he might haveevo
luted into an administration demo
crat. I. A. Fort returned home the
latter part of the week from his
week's trip in the east. While
away he addressed an irrigation
meeting at Elkhart, Ind., one at a
point in western Ohio and also
spoke at a meeting in Wisconsin.
He says irrigation is a much dis
cussed question in the Mississippi
In the district court last week
Charles Nolan, charged with steal
ing a horse belonging to John
Keith, plead guilty and was sen
tenced to the penitentiary for three
years. Jonn woioacn pieaa guilty
to stealing a saddle and bridle
from Henry Fogel and was sent to
jail for thirty days. Kay Hetting
er received a similar sentence for
assaulting Carl Risdeu. The
LaRue-Freer assault case was con
tinued until the next term.
Died, in this city, after a ling
ering illness of six weeks, on Sat
urday afternoon, Florence V, infant
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Koontz. Had the little one Jived
until to-morrow she would have
been one year of age. Her last ill
ness started in the form of cholera
infantum, which developed into a
complication of other .diseases.
The funeral occurred Sunday after
noon, and was well attended 'by
The Dunbar Opera Co. which
has just finished an engagement of
eight weeks in Denver will open the
theatrical season here on September
5th with a magnificent production
of "Falka." The company , has
established a reputation for itself
which ranks it among the best on
the road. Some of the artists have
been with the best comic companies.
Mr Robert Dunbar, the leading,
tenor and proprietor has sung with
the famous "Bostonians," McCaull
Opera Co., Duff Opera and with
Conreid. Miss Beatrice Goldie, the
well-known prima, donna soprano,
is with the company. Miss Annie
Cameron of the Delia Fox Co., Miss
Helen McLellan, formerly with the
Pauline Hall Opera Co., Mr. Al
Leech a splendid comedian from the
Tivoli theatre, San Francisco is
also with them. The company
numbers twenty-five people and
carries its own orchestra. Lovers
of comic opera will do well to secure
seats in advance, asv the manage
ment of the theatre offers a treat for
its opWin attraction,-
?io?u ymo coxe akb go.
N. B. Olds returned the latter,
part of the weefcfromhisnp eat.
Milton Doolittie went to Omaha
last -night upon a brief business
Mrs. Daugherty, the mother of
Mrs. J. M. Ray, is visiting withf
Miss Nellie Grace left Saturday
morning for a visit witirOinafca
friends. ' ;
. W. N.. Nasqn, of Omaha, waslin
the; citv f65b.:iew hours Saturday
Miss Feodora Picard left yester-.
day mornirig-ior a visifcwith Grand
Islarid friends. r
Win. Munson arrived home in: this
city last week, froai his suramer'sj
outing in Colorado. .
H. W. Allwine, of Omaha, came
in Friday night and is spending- a
few days in our city.
Floyd McGinn and Pearl Armbus
went to Hastings Sunday night
with the Cody Guard. '
C. A. Diamond and wife and Miss
Blanche Buckworth came- in from
the east Friday night.
Ex-county treasurer J. H. Clark
is in the city to-day calling upon
his numerous friends.
Tom Hughes and wife left this
morning for a brief visit with
friends in Adams county.
Mrsi- H. C. Blickensderfer and
Miss Goodrich went to Lexington
Saturday to visit relatives.
Mrs. P. W. O'Brien and Miss
Sarah Finnegan left this morning
for a visit with Cozad friends.,
Geo. G. McKay started yesterday
morning for the eastern market in
search of novelties for his patrons,
WmAJstadt, "Little Bismark,"
of Omaha, shook hands in this city
yesterday with his numerous
Fred and May Campbell and Miss
Gertie and Edna Hine left this
morning for a trip to the Hastings
Mrs. L. M. McDonald, aunt of
Rev. L. P. McDonald, left this
morning for her home in Spring
J. is. Morrison, or ugauaia, was
in town vesterdav onlep-al business.
j j O r j.
as was aiso j. vy. ivic&ay, or tne
' Mrs. Wamsley who "has-been;
making a visit with Goloaclo
friends returned to North-Platte
A. G. Tyler and wife of Ogallala,
passed through this city this morn
ing on their way to the reunion at
Miss Smith, who had been visit
ing Mrs. A. C. Stewart for a num
ber of days past, left yesterday for
her home in Lexington.
Senator Jno. M. Thurston passed
through the city last Saturday
morning on his way home from a
western hunting and fishing tour.
Misses Anna and Tina Freda
left yesterday morning for Hast
ings to visit the reunion. While
absent they will visit their home
Misses Neise - and Windolph,
neices of Mrs. Lu Huck, who have
been visiting the latter for some
time, left for their home this
Herbert Coville and wife left yes
terday morning for Junction City,
Kan., where the former has accep
ted the chair of Modern Languages
in the state normal school.
J. W. Bridges and a half dozen
other Gothenburgers, together with
a couple of men from Vroman, were
in town yesterday for the purpose
of indentifyiHg the train robbers.
C. W. Collins and wife, of Brook
lyn, N. Y., arrived in town a day
or two ago, and are the guests of
We are the People who have
The BEST FLOUR,
The BEST COFFEE,
The BEST TEA,
. nihe finest grades of everything in the Grocery Line
M in the City; always fresh and at prices that
7 DEFY COMPETITION.
V V"WE have just
g,iling Silver mounted Belts, price $2x;
J&Laaies' Shirt Waist Sets at from $i to $2.50
- and the new Long Watch Chains from $2
tq$6; also.afine line,of Belt Pins from 25 cents to $1. Some
thing new in-Watches", every one warranted, $2.50.
Mx?tfJ!tfrs. Tsaaf Dillon. Mr. C.
tiasTarge property interests in this
Mrs. T. C. rGpodsbn,4 of Omaha,
Awhile a her -way home from asum-
mer'junt to Colorado, stopped on:
in thisjcity the latter part of the
weekVwith the" family,, of H. M.
Grimes aad-visited old time friends
Mrs. Lizzie George, nee Clark, of
friends invthis cjWf and rlooking
nfter her nrorjertvJ
west of here. SheTwas.an excellent
teacher employedpm the North
Platte public schools a dozen years
or so ago. fjj&j .
Lu Huck went &rcheyenne Fri
day night for a briefvisit.
Considerable numbers of cattle
and sheep ard nowbeing shipped
from the western fages. .
Another train crejavas put on
the Third district last, week and
Fred Lelts was the' lifcky man to be
Division master mechanic Man
ning, folio has been expected here
for the past week, arrived in North
Platte this morning.
Lu Hastings leave to-night for
Grand Junction, Cdl. Jlto eat fruit
off James Jaxn's ranchj& At Pueblo
he will be joined bjlins parents,
who will accompany Sfci.
Thos. McGlonewas. sentto Cozad
this' morning to make some repairs
upon the flouring mill boiler at
that place. He did-natjknow how
much of a job he woulMjhave.
A boiler-maker's helper who had
been previously suspended, and has
beeh spending hisf,vacation at his
"home hi New York, returned to'this
cityjast week and was again put
l m nfi-.j r i r .
, iora i-iaiy, a weu-xuwii lorraer
resident of this place, -but now
-fdfemannn4aIjpileiDsIifotL a. rail-
ruau cunijjuiiy u.u iji uuiid, ai
rived in the city Friday 'night and
visited friends here.
An Early Morninp Tire.
Monday morning at a trifle past
three o'clock' our citizens were
aroused by the shriekings and wail
ings of the fog-horn whistle at the
waterworks in concert with the
hoarse bellowing, of the U. P.
sliopi whistle, from their early
morning slumbers, and many of
them lazily turned over upon their
couches and muttered to themselves
that some one must again be
"monkeying" with the fire alarm
system. The more energetic, how
ever, arose and started upon a tour
of investigation. This procedure
developed the fact that the flames
were consuming a two-story frame
building upon east Front street be
longing to Dan Murphy. The de
partment quickly responded to the
call, and although many of its
members had left the city with the
local militia company, prompt and
efficient work soon subdued the
blazes The origin of the fire is not
known. The loss is about $350,
which, is fully protected by insur
ance, as there is said to be $1200 of
insurance upon the property, in two
For sale, a good heavy work team.
Inquire at.the Wilcox Dept. Store.
got in some very pretty Ster-
CLINTON, THE JEWELER.
SUPPOSED TRAIN' R03BESS CAUGHT.
Xate and Hans Znndsen Arrested
Brought to This City.
Information reached this city last
Saturday evening of the capture of
two men over near Mason City, in
Custer county, Neb., who are sup
posed to be the identical parties
who held up and robbed the Union
Pacific train near Brady Island last
Tuesday night. The capture was
effected by ex-deputy sheriff Wm.
Parsell, village marshal H. L.
Crossley, and Dr. Carlson. The
fellows liad been seen by several
Custer county citizens between
Callaway and Broken Bow on Sat
urday. On reaching the Black
Hills branch of the B. & M. R'y
they stole a ride on a freight train
from ,Ansley to Mason City, and
were ignorainiously "fired" by the
train crew. They only lingered
but a brief time in Mason City and
struck out walking eastward. Sus
picion was directed to them and
the above gentlemen started, in
pursuit with the result that they
came up with their quarry some
five miles east of Mason City.
At the time of their arrest the
twain were bathing in. a pond near
the roadside. Upon being com
manded to throw up their hands,
the smaller one who only had his
feet disrobed promptly complied
with the order; but the larger oner
who in the language of the sports
is a "dead tough looking mug,"
seemed-disposed not to surrender,
and started for his clothing to
secure his revolver. Fortunately
for him he realized that discretion
was the better part of valor, and
yielded ere the" officers decided to
perforate his carcass. Onv their
persons, were tound three revolvers,
a knife, 32 in monev, some miscel
laneous articles, and. two silk hand
kerchiefs with holes
whicjtfirtd indicate they had' been,
Tlie JflHws exhibit a low cuift
mng, w liicn-rmuife n ac; :tiAir? co n
viction a matter of some difficulty, J
by reason of their not telling the
entire story in regard to heir
presence in this part of the country,
as they claim their home to be in
Dakota1 county, this state. They
give their names as Knudsen, and
are said to be Danes, and brothers.
K. Knudsen is five feetseven inches
in height, weighs 142 pounds,
gives his age at twenty-nine years,
and has his name tattooed on his
left forearm. Hans Knudsen is
six feet and one-fourth inch in
height, states his age as twenty
years, and weighs 168 pounds.
Each have dark complexions and
dark hair, closely cropped, and
rather low foreheads, indicating-
a low intellect, yet not necessarily
a lack of cunning.
The suspects were about eighteen
miles ahead of the following gentle
men who were gradually warming
up the trail and in a short time
would have been able to put the
blood-hounds upon the track,
although they had hitherto been of
no avail: Frank White, United
States marshal, W. H. Liddiard,
("Rattlesnake Pete"), chief deputy
U. S. marshal, T. J. Brewer, deputy
sheriff, of Rouse, Col., and U. P.
R'y detectives Canada, Keith,
Tobin and Vizzard. This party
found a new Winchester rifle which
had probably been dropped by the
desperadoes in their wild flight
across the country. The latter
were brought to this city upon a
special train Sunday evening, and
of course they attracted more atten
tion than the three-ring pop circus
of the day before, although from
their attempt they also apperred to
be free silver men. One persever
ing, perspiring individual was
stationed at an upper window of
the Pacific hotel armed with a
kodak, and anxiously awaiting an
opportunity to "press the button."
But the opportunity was not
afforded him to secure a "snap
sljot" as the cars were switched up
to the Locust street crossing and
the two fellows were escorted to
the county jail by a large throng of
The Knudsen brothers were ar
raigned this morning before Judge
Ray and their preliminary com
menced. At the instance of their
counsel, T. Fulton Gantt, a prelim
inary investigation was waived and
bail was fixed at $5,000, in default
of which they were remanded back
Sheriff Miller is takings the pre
caution to have the tw'ai'n-wll hbb-
Has no superior no equal. It is the result of studied im
provement 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 "
and buying goods for his numerous;'
x family he -would buy his supplies of
W1L60X DEPARTMENT STORE,
for King Solomon was a wise man,
and knew a good thing when he '
WE ARE THE ONLY Store mtk
fc Platte that does not have to. eon
duct so-called "Special Skies" (?) ej,ery
month, for the reason that we have a spe
cial sale that lasts 365 days in the, year, at '
prices that are less, quality considered haii
our competitors buy
are not paying losses
yoi buy goods of us,
Gall .and see ns
The Wilcox Deirta
First door south o Streitz' Drug Store, - - NORTH PLATTvBtEB.
- .. -' - - '-fa -
bled with snackles whith are well
The man Ostrander was dis
charged from custody yesterday
morning-, it appearing- that he was
not connected with the affair.
Photographer Broach took the
pictures of the prisoners yesterday
afternoon, and while arranging
them in a suitable position the
smaller one plead guilty of being- a
preacher in the Salvation Army at
Sioux City and said that he had
converted a great many souls.
C. Kroeg-er, the sheriff of Colfax
county, wrote from Schuyler for a
description of the two men as he
stated that he thoug-ht he knew
them. Sheriff Miller allowed the
fellows to answer the letter of in-
quiry. in response tnereto tney
confessed to being- Danes, gave a
slight description of themselves,
and concluded by stating- that they
had never been in that county.
Probably this is true, especially if
they came right across the country
X.LVHL VslLjr LU UU LUC JUL.
The Soys in line.
The following is a complete
roster ot tne Cody Guard who left
Sunday night for the state encamp
ment of the National Guards at
Hastings. "We believe all the boys
who are residents of this city, with
two exceptions, attended the meet
C. S. Scharman,
H. E. Evans,
H. P. Jeffrey,
A. F. Hammond,
Robt, M. Mason.
SL M. McFarland.
M. V. Mitchell.
J. F. Graw.
W. R. Rannie,
G. C. Yost,
J. C. Clinton,
B. A. Brown.
C. E. Brown,
John I. Dick,
C R. Demott.
Col. E. Owens,
J. C. Raynor.
A. M. Scharmann.
H. E. Brown,
C. E. JBreternitz,
H. C. Davis,
J. C. Orr.
H. S. Rldelev.
J. W. Rowland,
J. M. Simpson,
N. A. Sludcr,
Jj. B. Tarklngton,
Gpy B. Wood.
Gun Clnb Score.
Til, fniinwinn-is the score made
at the regular shoot of the gun club
Wllllaais "L CC00111U011010-8
Sffi;::.T. oooioooouioico- $
iStST' "... :.. oomooioooiooi- e
Sertod lUlUimioiuoiu v
CbgjQ . iwjuwiuwwuv i
Why not get the BEST?
- SOLE AGENT.
n were Ali?e
for. Remember you?-8
on bad debts wheir
foiV. we sail tov, qasli "'
and get prices
John Burke is having a good
deal of sport these days taking
"snap shots" at his friends with a
The Kearney Hub had oucjtrain,
robbers taken to Omaha yesterday
forenoon which is sadly at variance; w
with the facts. Their present ad-" 1
dress is the Lincoln county jail. 'iiyr
care of Sheriff Miller.
Studebaker Wagons at
Hershey & Co's.
READ THE AD.
Read the ad. headed "Free Course
by Mail with the Capital City Com
mercial College." It is a fine offer.
Apply for it.
In search of a good cigar X
wm always nna it at j .
F. Schmalzried's. . Try
them and inde"e.
DID YOU READ IT?
The Capital City Commercial Col
lege has a card in this paper offer
ing instruction free to a number of
persons. Did you read it?
Suburban acre lots of irri
gated land for sale on reason
able terms and time, and in
amounts to suit purchasers.
B. I. HINMAN.
Wo nffnr Dn Hundred Dollars- Tta-
of Catarrh that; can
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
J. Jr. Uhej;y & uo., Jfrops., Aoieao, u.
Wn fViA iindflwjjrrnod. have known 1?
J.Cheney for the last 15 years, and be
lieve him perfectly honorable in all
business transactions and financially
able to carry out any obligation made
hv thnir firm.
Wost. Xr. Tram. Wholesale Drueirista.
Toledo, O. Walding, Kinnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, unio.
TTnll'a Hatnrrh ("Jure is taken internally
acting directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces of the system. Price
75c. per bottls. Sold by all Druggists.
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