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"V" OU remember the old saying:
"The proof of the pudding is the ' eating of it."
It is so with our groceries and service. Unless you
try both you cannot know that they are the best you
can get in this town bought and planned to secure and
keep your trade.
We know that a satisfied customer is the best ad
vertisement we have. Try us a week. Send or come
with your order or phone and a messenger will call for
Rush Mercantile Company.
If TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS
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Allison Wilcox went to Paxton yes
terday morning to spend several days.
Mrs. O. C. Johnson, of Iowa City,
arrived a few days ago to visit her son,
-who resides in Tryon.
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Smith and baby
left yesterday morning for Greeley,
Nebr. , to spend two months with the
lit. Rev. Geo. A. Beecher and Mrs.
Beecher, arrived from Kearney last
evening and will visit friends in town
for several days.
Mrs. F. S. Owens, wife of Dr. Owens,
of Omaha, was the guest of Attorney
and Mrs. J. J. Halligan the last of the
week and left Sunday night.
Brakeman Nello Cover, formerly of
this ' city, who had his footierushed at
Gibbon several day3 ago, had to have
the leg amputated about eight inches
above the knee Saturday. Grangrer.e
had set in.
Rural routes No. 2 and No. 3, hnve
been allowed and approved.
Two well known young people will bo
quitely married at the home of the
bride this evening.
The Presbyterian ladies will hold an
exchange nt Howe & Malonoy's store
Dr. Walter Cook is expected homo
this evening from a week's stay in
Omaha on businhss.
Maurice Malhmasson of Sutherland,
and Miss Elsie Dobrenz, of Hershey,
wore married yesterday by County
M. B. Arbogasr, chief of police of
Grand Island, was in town last evening
trailing up a man suspected of being
the murderer of Goldie Williams.
You can't do better than insure your
property with Bralt & Goodman.
Oscar C. Johnson and Miss Lucille
Strub, of Iowa City, were married in
County Judge Grant's office yesterday
afternoon. They will leave for Iowa
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Austin will leave
in the near future for Paso, Wase.,
where Mr. Austin will take the man
agement of the cafe in a hotel con
ducted by his brother George.
If reports are half true some very
interesting and rather strong poker
games are being played in North
Platte. These reports carry with them
the reported winning of $2,000 by a
man who poses as a reformer of public
Chas. Reynolds is spending this week
in Maxwell checking the bank in which
several changes have recently been
made. The former chasier, H. E.
Smith, has resigned nnd is succeeded
by Joseph Shoup. Mrs. E. M. Shoup
has been appointed assistant cashier.
For Rent 6 room house in good con
dition, 31 blocks north of round house.
! Phone 149.
Weather forecast: Fair tonight and
Wednesday; colder Wednesday. The
highest tomperaturo yesterday was 35,
ra year ago 11; coldest last nignt zt, a
year ago 7. The precipitation yester
day amounted to forty-two one-hun'
dredths of an inch.
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Lincoln County Gets Prizes.
Lincoln county received a large por
tion of the cash prizes given by tho
Grand Island Sugar Company for the
highest tonnage pei acre as well as the
largest amount of sugar per acre.
These prizes amounted to $350 and
were offered by tho company to stimu
late attention to this crop.
This district nlso received tho largest
amount of money pnid for beets by the
company, which was $55,000. Tho
avcrago tonnage per acre was tho larg
est known for some years and tho
majority of those growing sugar beets
received n nice profit.
The following is a list of growers re
ceived cash prizes:
D. S. McConnell, Snrben, one-third
of first prize, $33.33.
C. R. Lawrence, Hershey, one-third
of first prize, $33.33.
Geo. Matsutani, Sarben, one-third of
cash prize, $33.34.
Chas. Houghes, Sarben, one-half of
second prize, $25.00.
S. S. Reynolds, Maxwell, one-half of
second prize, $25.00.
Julius Matthieson, Grand Island, one
half of third, $25.00.
W. H. Winchester, Gibbon, ono-third
of first prize, $33.34,,
B. H. Denper, Kearney, one-third of
first prize, $33.33.
C. J. Kern, Beverly, one-third of first
R. B. Miller, Hershey, one-half of
second prize, $25.00.
II. to. Hungerford, Hershey, one-half
of second prize, $25.00.
Christina Nelson, North Platte, third
We have a few good safe first mort
gage Ioaus of various amounts, netting
eight per cent semi-annual interest.
Parties with idle money should snap
at these. Bratt & Goodman.
Band Boys Dance.
Tho dance given last evening at the
Lloyd by tho North Platte band wn8
notas largely attended as was1 expected,
tho inclement weather probably kecp
a number from being present. The
feature of the evening was the concert
given prior to dancing, at which a
varied program of popular music was
well rendered. The music for dancing
was furnished by the full band, ana
There were fifty or sixty couples of
dancers on the floor and a hundred or
more spectators in the gallery.
Major Walker is no longer connected
with my office.
W. H. C. Woodhurst,
Boy's and Chil
line of Boys
Sizes from 4
to 17. atverv
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popular prices jSmk
J. 3PIZE1R ?ROPUIETOH.
May Robson in her greatest comedy success "A Night Out," at theKeith
Who Said Fish!
We have a complete line of
from the icy water of Norway
King- Oscar II 20c
Valkyra III 1220
from the cold waters of Lake
from our native Gloucester.
from our own Alaska.
Smoked White Fish, Bone
less Herring, Roll Mops,
from localities where they
are the best.
Sardines, Lobsters, Crab
Meat, Shrimps, Salmon, Bis-
in cans from localities where
they are of the finest quality
to be obtained.
Full Cream, Swiss, Commem
bert, Roquefort, Brick, Lim
berger and Parmesian.
Inspect our line before
All New Goods.
Herrod Sc Son,
Reception at Rectory.
Rev. and Mrs. C. P. Chapman hold a
reception at tho new Episcopal rectory
yesterday afternoon and evening, and
despite the stormy weather many
called to greot tho rector and his wife
and inspect their now home. Tho rec
tory, which was recently completed at
a cost of over $5,000, is well arranged,
with a rector's study, parlor, dining
room nnd kitchen on tho first floor nnd
four good-sized hod chambers and bath
on tho second floor; together with sev
eral commodious closets. Tho attic is
arranged for storage purposes, and tho
basement, with cemented walls and
floor,' nnd divided into three compar
ments, is the full size of the building.
During tho evening Bishop Beechor
held n short service, nnd referred to
his association with the old rectory
while ho wns rector of the parish.
Refreshments were served both
afternoon and evening by tho ladies'
The banquet of the men's brotherhood
of tho five churches will bo held at tho
Ritner Friday evening. Rev. Geo. A.
Beecher, bishop of this Episcopal juris
dection, will bo tho principal speaker
of tho evening.
The announced topic for consideration
is "What is being dono in North Plntto
for Men" in the Y. M. C. A., in the
bible school and in the brotherhoods.
It is expected that about one hundred
men will attond the banquet.
Mrs. F. W. Rincker will entortnin a
numbor of friends this evening.
Miss Ruth Streitz informally entor
tnined a numbor of friends at a dancing
party at her homo last evening.
Mrs. W. C. Reynolds entertained tho
Som R Set club Inst evening in an en
joynble manner. Delicious refresh
ments woro served nftor spending a
couple of hours in this popular game.
The young peoplo of tho Christian
church woro pleasantly entertained last
evening by Rev, and Mrs. M. C. John
son. Tho evening wns spenti n Som-R-
Set. Nicely prepared refreshment were
served and nil present report an enjoy
Misses Thco Schwaiger and Lucille
Wilcox were hostesses to tho Junior
class at tho home of the former Satur
day evening. Tho rooms wero hung
with tho cluss colors, blue and gold,
and carnations wero used in decorating.
Novel games woro followed by card
playing nnd music. Elegant refresh
ments in which tho color schemo wvw
carried out woro served at midnight.
Misses Esther Schwaiger andKatherino
Herrod assisted in serving.
Supt. Tout, or tho city schools, has
organized a debating league composed
of pupils of tho wvonth and eight
grndoe. The object of tho lcaguo is to
encourage public speaking among tho
pupils, and it is believed that if a be
ginning is made in the seventh and
eight grades the pupils will continue
the prnctico throughout tho high school
Up to last ovening ovor ninety pupils
had become members of tho league and
had signed the constitution.
. To our exposition of half a thousand
rare Spring Woolens from foreign and
native looms, ready to bo drafted and
draped into Kahn-Tailored Clothes.
These garments nro ncodled to your
exact dimensions by tho most exacting
tailor craftsmen of America. Wo war
rant the wear. Let us have your order
Tho reliable made to ordor clothes man.
Room 9, Wnltcmath Building.
Touring Automobile, fine car in Al
condition. Want good land. Write Box
71, North Platto, Nob.
A meeting was called in tho high
school auditorium last evening to dis
cuss tho proposition of purchasing tho
lot in tho Trustees' addition offered by
Attorney Shumnn as a suitablo site
for the first ward school. Over forty
citizens wero present and tho majority
voted against tho sito but wore in favor
of purchasing the lot south of tho
Neville residence, which wns offered by
M. K. Neville for $3,200. Attornoy J.
G. Boeler ncted as chairman of the
meeting nnd called upon a large num
bor of those present for suggestions.
Noldeflnite? action was taken on either
sito and tho matter will be further dis
cussed at an enrly date.
Delbert Deidel, of Gothenburg, and
Miss Ellen Kcogh, of this city, wero
married nt tho residence of Rev. Mc
Daid yesterday afternoon. Tho brido
is tho daughter of Mrs. Mary McCIan
V. White, of Omaha, who has been
employed in tho now telephone office,
resigned last night and left for home.
Fifteen Cent Lunch.
Tho ladies of tho Presbyterian
church will servo a fifteen cent lunch
in tho church parlors next Thursday,
Fob. 22nd, beginning nt 5:30. Tho
menu will bo creamed chicken, hot bis
cuits, beet relish, Washington pio and
coffee. Tho public is invited.
Tho Masonic fraternity will celebrate
the fifth anniversary of the dedication
of their temple on Thursday w.ith ap
propriate ceremonies during tho day
followed by n banquet and danco in the
evening. Bishop Beecher of Kearney
will bo present.
Art vs. Music
Singing Talking, Dancing.
10c. and 15c.
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