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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., AUGUST q, .gi;
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II TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS
Rev. Charles B. Hnrmnn and family
left this morning for Illinois to spend
Mrs. Mary Neir leftat noon yesterday
noon for Council Bluffs to spend a month
Mrs. M. Keith Neville is entertaining
the Saturday afternon Bridgo Club
this afternoon. '
Dr. J . G. VahjjNess, of eastern Iowa,
arrived yesterday afternoon to visit his
sister Mrs. L. Johnston and family
Miss Maudo Owens who has
visiting relatives in Grand Island for
a couple of weeks come home yester
day. Hay Rakes, Hay Sweeps and Stacerks
at Hershey's Corner5th. and Locust St9.
Mr. and Mrs. Baird McMullen who
spent the past month in Cincinnatti
and other eastern cities came homo
George Culton, of Council Bluffs,
came up yesterday morning to attend
the wedding of his brother Albert
School time is almost here. Don't
overlook thu inducements offered by
The Leader for boys' school outfits.
' Mrs. Clarence Tollifsen and son, of
Sutherland, camd down this morning to
visit her parents Mr. and Mrs. George
Donehower for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Morrill are en
joying a visit from the latter's brother
M. K. Kelly, of Cleveland, 0.. who ar
rived here yesterday morning.
Arthur Doherty has resigned his po
sition in the Wiljox Dept. store and
will leave Satuiday evening tor Omaha
to accept a position in Brandies stores.
Make your Cooking a Daily Pleasure
Buy a Monarch Range at Hershey's.
Mrs. Mary McCIanahan and Jack
Davis formerly of this city, were le
cently married at Rock Spring3 where
they have resided for several , months.
The D. K. class of the Baptist
church spent Wednesday picnicing at
Birdwood, An enjoyable (lay was j
spent pnd a generous supply ol eatables j
Mrs. Fred Loudon returned jestoiday
relatives for a week. Mr. Loudon met
her in Omaha and accompanied her
Charles Mitchell, manager of the
Wood River Motion Picture bhew spent
Wednesday in town" nnd while here
puichasedthe Lexington picture show
owned by Victor VonGoetz, Jr.
The latest weaves and Suitings for
fall 1912 are now on display at The
Mrs. John B. Murphy was hostess to
the mother's club Wednesday after
noon. The ladies spent the day in
sewing and social conversation. At
five-thirty n nicely prepaied lunch was
The Rea Hay&&2L
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Tho I'onl harvest thnt nny mini expeets Is tho
Tlnunalul harvest. ATter youlmve worked hurt I
Tor your money; what uro you going to do wltli
ItV Is it going to be Frittered junir In silly
extravagance? Not II you uro WS73. Your
own lnhor In your lest asset. Do not waste tho
result oT It on Foolish things, hut put us mueh us
possible ol' It Into tho banlc Tor thnt miCBMlillR
oFyourllTo thnt Is JIOUND TO COM 11.
Do YOUR bun Icing with
The First National Bank,
O NOHVII'J?L,sYTTJS, ATJ3HiASfA.
Tho Largest IS utile In "Western Nebraslca.
Mrs. Dalstrom entertained the Mlsion
Circle of the Baptist Church yesterday
Miss Lena Baskins will lenvo shortly
for Pennsylvania to visit relatives for
Misses Lucille Wilcox, Nanine and
Florence Iddings arc expected homo
from Denver today.
Mrs. Roy Bunnell and children re
turned Wednesday from a two weeks'
stay in Stapleton with friends.
Mrs. H. L. Greeson and daughter
Lavcrne left Thursday morning for a
two weeks visit in Elmwood, Neb.
Farm Wagons and Press Drills at
Mrs. McGlono and children of Des
Moines returned homo yesterday morn
ing after spending ten days with her
aunt Mrs Jos Donegan and mother
Tho local Yeoman homestead will
have a rally at tho Lloyd Opera House
in August 27th. A special program of
drills, music and addresses is being pre
pared and a number of out a town
people are expected to take part.
Mrs. J. J. Halligan and Miss Aileen
Gantt will entertain a number of young
people this evening in favor of Miss
Whelpley. of Fremont, who is the guest
of her aunt, Mrs. H. M. Grimes. The
function will be held at the home of the
Alfalfa and Turnip Seed at Hershey's
Corner 5th. and Locust. Phone 15.
The funeral of the late Edward
Blankenburg was held from the
resilience at two o'clock yesterday
afternoon. Rev. Mr. Harman conducting
the services. Many friends paid the
last earthly respect to this pioneer citi
zen by attending thu services.
Tho members of the Episcopal con
gregation held a plepsant outing at
the Ottenstein grove yesterday. Be
fore entering the grounds the childien,
of both the north and south side Sun
day schools were given n long ride
around the city on hayracks. After
spending several hours in vnrious
games and races an elaborate lunch
was JeVved' in picnic-style. Swings
aid hammocks were hung among the
trees and the happy party returned to
their homes in the evening after a
sppnding an enjoyable day.
The latest diess trimmings for the
1912 fall season will now be found at
The' Lutheran Brotherhood picnic
which was held on thu lawn at the
Palish house Wednesday was as cucess
ful as it wan enjdjablo. The committeo
in charge left nothing undone which
would add to the pleasure of thoir
families and friends. The attendance
nnmbeied over one hundred nnd fifty.
An amusing program of races fo young
and old, ball games and out door enter
tainments was carried outand prizes on
the comic older awarded to those tak
ing part. Carterer Weil served an
elegant spread which was highly com
plimented by all and the affairwas voted
a secces3 in every particular.
Wiwll r u-,c-
RAILROAD NOTES AND PERSONALS
Terminal Values. f
The state board of equalization haij
placed tho value of the Union Pacific
terminal property nt North Platte at
$120,538, an increase of nenrly ?G,000,
over last year.
At Brady tho vnluo is placed at
$24,339, nt Maxwell $24,227, at Her
shey $21,009, and at Sutherland $19,993.
Under the terminal tax law the towns
in which the property is located get the
full amount of tho money derived from
Joe Larson, chief clerk to District
Foreman Beery left the early part of
the week on a vacation trip to Portland
and other northwestern points, expect
ing to be absent several weeks.
Range stock shipments from the
Oregon Short Line country arc now
running freely, as high as eighty cars
a dny coming from that road. More
or less live stock is also coming over
the Denver branch.
John Sorenson, now foroman of the
S. P.car shops at Los Angeles, passed
through yesterday enrouto io Omaha.
On his return ho hns promised to spend
a few days with North Platte friends.
We will qll be glad to meet him.
Union Pacific employes out on a strike
deny the recent rumor that they had
been told by the heads of tho various
unions "to make the best terms they
can with" the company and return to
work." The strikers still seem confi
dent of winning out.
Joe Gorham, extra conductor be
tween Grand Island and North Platte
re-entored service this week after a
siege of rheumatism that kept him
off duty for ten months. Ho lost
fitty or more pounds of flesh during
the run of tho trouble, but hopes to
soon regain that which was lost.
Supt. Jeffors, of the Wyoming
division, was made happy" one day this
week by the arrival of n now private
car from the Omaha shops. The new
car, is numbeied 014 and takes tho
place of tho0l0. It has several sttUe
rooms, dining room, observation and
office apartments, and is very hand
somely furnished Evidently the Union
Pacific considers nothing too good for
I will pay this sum for information
that will convict the parties who took
Soak logs, 10 or 12 inches in diameter
and 7 or 8 feet long from my pasture
near O'Fnllon's about July 30tli.
G3-2 W. W. Bmon.
C. O. Weingand Buys a Ford.
Three vears ago C. O. Weingand
bought a Ford car and after using it
a year sold it and purchased a Reo.
After two years of heavy expense nnd
not very satisfactory or good service
giving it fair trial he is now con
vinced that the Ford car is the best,
cheapest and most reliable nt all times
and therefore has sold his Reo and pur
chased one of the new model TJ Ford
touring cars of tho Hendy-Ogier Auto
Co., agents for the famous Ford
Motor cars, 215 east Sixth St., North
Walkers Get Big Contract.
Conrad Walker & Son. of this citv.
have been awarded the contract for
constructing tho concrete dam and head
gate for the Platte Valley irrigation
district, now owners of tho old North
Platte ditch. This dam and spillway
will extend 700 feet into tho river, and
the headgates are massive affairs,
weighing some twenty tons. In tho
construction work are included 700
barrels of cement, 115,000 feet of lum
ber and a car of re-inforcing iron. The
total improvements contemplated by
the district reaches about $20,000.
Dresses in 1912 fall models can be
seen now at The Leader.
Miss Elsie Daly left this morning for
Allianco to spend a fortnight with
N. S. Purbaugh has just purchased
a Model 14 Buick of tho J. S. Davis
See the 1913 Buicks announcement in
the August 10th issue of the Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Stuart will loave
the first of next week for the moun
tains to spend a month.
Tho Latest Models fall 1912 Dress
Skirits in all sizes from 22 to 30 now
shown at The 'Leader.
Mrs. George Austin and Grandson
Bluford Hayes loft this mprnlng for
Grand" Island to spend the day.
Mr. Hugh Bird and children left yes
terday for a month'B visit with rela
tives at Oelwin and Mt Pleasant, Iowa.
Charles Pass, Jn, left a fow day ago
for New York City. Enrouto ho will
visit several large cities of the east.
I RoyaS Society Packages
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Have you ever
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If' how easy it is to beautify your home with a few pieces of artistic fancy work. V
Each and every
flosses and full directions for working.
641 Necktie Rack Everything
to complete the Rack, price
50 Cents. '
685 Punch Work and Em
hroidery Waist Samples
on the finest llaxon, full
directions for working, price
The New Laundry.
The Dickey Sanitary Laundry lo
cated on west Cth street is entirely in
stalled and will open (its doors for
business the early pnrt of next week.
It is complete in eyery detail and North
Platte can justly feel pioud of such
As one enters the new building,
built especially for this plant, ono is
struck by the perfect lighting and ven
tilating systems. Large windows in
front with large doors givo plenty of
light and air from that end while along
each wall are numerous large windows
giving a perfect uniform light and good
freo current of fresh air. In fact the
the whole building is constructed with
a view to sanitation. The floor is all
cement making the building, fire, rat,
and insect proof.
At the east door is tho office and is
also the door for the public entrance.
Tho west door is for the employees,
and tho front room is exclusively the
ironing room. Along the west hall to
tho front are tho sorting racks and
tables and a little further back are the
hand ironing boards where the finnl
touches are put upon tho freshly laun
Along tho east wall is tho lino of
shirt machines, including tho sleeve,
body, neck, band, yoke, cuff presses
and bosom ironers. Tho collar ironing
machine is at tho extreme end of this
lino. Along tho center of the-room Is
thu collar shaping machine consisting
of a seani dampener, a collar and cuff
edcer, a collar shaper and a collar
tube. It is on these machines thnt the
collars nro shaped to fit the shirt and
tho saw edges are removed.
The large fivo roll fiat work ironer
sits in tho rear end of tho ironing
room. This machine is a largo one,
weighing over 4 tons andcovors nearly
1G0 square foot of floor spaco. It is
made to iron sheets and towels and has
a capacity as large as any in tho stato
outside of Omaha. Eight girla can
work comfortably at one timo on this
machine. Most of the abovo men
tioned machines are heated with steam
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and Flosses in all Colors and Sizes.
used Ihe Roval Society Packers. If pm vmi will fen ?)
package is complete, stamped on linen, including.:-
f19 22-ln Center Piece -A very
simplo yet artistic pattern
stamped on tho natural linen, price
349 Pillow Top Stamped on
tinted linen. An exquisite de
T-rir. y?f jxwr,.ji"
but some need gas to hnat them. To
supply the gas Mr. Dickey lias in
stalled a special gas plant.
The wash room is a continuation of
the high class machines which distin
guish the whole plant. In this room
are two large wash machines each hav
ing n capacity of 150 shirts. They
stand over a gutter that draws all
waste water into the sewer. Be
tween tho two wnshui'8 is the extrac
tor or wringer. This machine is finely
balanced and revolves at a terrific
speed extracting tho water from tho
clothes by centrifugal force. It will
contain nearly a hundred shirts at ono
time and extracts the water in five
The starch cooker boils 25 gallons of
starch at a time and will keep the
starch indefinitely. Tho collnrchurnisin
this wash room nnd is used for starching
Three stationary tubs and nn electric
washer are also in this room and aro
used for delicato peices, silks, laco cur
tains, woolon etc.
A large starching table is in the center
of the room and it is on this tablo that
all goods are starched by hand.
Tho dry room is of tho latest model.
It is entirely surrounded by steam rad
iators and contains a fan that keeps tho
Tho clothes aro plnced upon racks
that run on casters. These racks are run
into tho dry room nnd in twenty minutes
tho heaviest prices aro perfectly dry.
The marking tablo is in this room
nnd as tho driver brings in the bundle
it is checked nnd marked here.
A triplo system of checking is em
ployed making it prncticully impossible
to loso track of any piece of linen.
The power room is characteristic of
the rest of tho plant in thnt it is com
pact, clean and well arranged. Tho
boiler is a large self contained boiler of
tho latest type. The engino is power
ful and ono fully qualified to do the
work for which it was designed.
The pumps that pump the water for
the whole plant is located in hero. The
well beneath tho pump watj put In at a
(M7 Npfktii Rnlf unfli 4
hoard form,, Wooden rod nnd full
instructions included, price
645 -Lihrniy Scarf A very
effective prmcrn .stamped on
the natural linen. Tinted'
ready for the outline work".
largo expense but the management wns
determined to get soft water regardless
of coat. The well is 200 feot deep and
gives very soft water, nnd it is not nec
essary to use any chemicals to break the
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wator tor washing nnd of course is a
great saving on the boiler. Two largo
tanks hold tho supply of hot nnd cold
A small room is partitioned off for
the excluslvo uso of the girl employes.
Places to1' hang their wraps, mirrors,
easy chairs, etc, mark this room us ono
where tho girls could enjoy a few mo
Taking tho plant from start to finish
it is easily tho most thoroughly equipped
aundry this side of Omaha.
Mrs. George Prosser entortaireJ the
PreBbytorian aid socioty yesterday
Miss Ruth Yingot left yesterday
afternoon for Spannuth to visit two
High Cost of Living.
Scott Sisters Glove Act.
10 and 15C
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