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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1912)
NORTH PLATTE,! NEB., DECEMBER 17, 191 2.
No. 92 vj
..Our stock of practical and useful presents is very complete. There is moro of a tendency every year to give
useful gifts that will be used and appreciated where ornaments arc put away and forgotten. Wo enumorate a
few articles that may help you in deciding on your gifts.
Night Shirts . .
Kid Body Dolls -Dressed
Childrens Collar and Muff
Misses Collar and Muff
Ladies Collar and Muffs
Silk Dress Patterns
Wool Dress Patterns
Silk Waists Patterns
High Top Shoes
Ready to Wear
Ladies Cloaks s
Ladies Dress Skirts
Ladies Silk Dresses
Ladies Party Dresses
Ladies Serge Dresses
Ladies House Dresses
Ladies Bath Robes
Childrens Bath Robes
Dressing Sncques ,
Flannelette Night Robes
Bath Robe Blankets
Fancy Box Papetries
Linen Drown Work
Silk Pillow Tops
Carpet and Rugs
Room Size Rugs
. Small Rugs
Body Brussels Rugs
Bed Spreads N
Lace Bed Sets
Mutched Table Sets
-Our Store Wilijbe Open Evenings Until Christmas
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Local and Personal.
Earl Carpenter returned Sunday from"
an extended visit in Curtis and left
esterday morning for Denver.
Alice, the two year old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Bartle C. McGovern, who
live north of town, died yesterday after
noon after a short illness. Relatives
irom town left by auto today to attend
the funeral services.
A special meeting of the Boys' Club
uf tho Epibcop'al church will bo held on
Wednesday evening of this week in tho
Parish house. All members are re
quested to bo present as this will bo the
Inst meeting of tho year. There will
nUn he some more important woik to
take care of.
The price of hogs is being steadily
being pounded down, the bulk in
South Omaha yesterday selling close
to the $7.00 mark. The drop during tho
past month -has been in the neighborhood
of a dollar. It is predicted that tho price
will drop to below $7.00.
Edson Rich, representiong the Union
Pacific, notified the state railway com
mission yestercay that the company
would refuse to obey the order of tho
commission to build a depot at Gnndy.
That will cause the Gandyites to go
wild in their denunciations of the Union
C. A. Seaton, of Wellfleet, is in
town todav lookine for a houso pre
paratory to moving here. He h as just
returned from New York state, where
h went a vear aero and purchased a
farm. He didn't like ''to farm with
a hoe," and returned to Nebraska. He
says a man who has farmed In Nebras
ka is not satisfied to farm in the east.
Front streot around Dorreberry &
Forbes' storo presented a very animated
appearance baturuny auernoon wnen
a crowd of several hundred boys and
girU congregated to receive button s
which tho firm distributed. These but
tons were numbered, several of tho
numbers wore duplicated, and when
these duplications weie found the hol
ders were presented with prizes ranging
n valuo from fifty cents to $1.50. About
1,000 buttons wore distributed, and a
number of the boys and girls received
Will find what they went by calling
on Bratt & Goodman, who have a few
extra choice 7jper cent and 8 per cent
semi-annual interest, first mortgage
loans to offer, ranging iu sums of
$200. and upward on two to five years
time. These mortgages not taxable.,
Wanted Girl for general housework.
Mrs. Bratt, 414 Weat4th street. 92 2
Editor C. M. Reynolds, 6f Sutherland,
spent tho latter part of last week here
on business. ,
The M. B. A. social club will meet
at tho home of Mrs. Nellie Goff tomor
Roy Erricson, of "Brady, vistied
Triends and tiansacted business here
Mrs. W. T. Banks has returned from
a shoit visit with her daughter Mrs.
Edward3 at Brady.
The Christian aid society will meet
with Mrs. Smith 521 West B. street,
Mrs. Howaid Lawhead and children
will leave tho first of next week for
Kearney to spend the holidays.
The Twentietii Century club will
moet with Mrs. T. .L Kerr, 209 Wist
Gth street, Friday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Aithur Allen have as
their guest Miss Addie Roasch of
Gothenburg a sister of Mrs. Allen.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Frederci and
baby will leave tonight for Galveston,
Tex., to spend a fortnight with relatives.
Mrs. Wood V. White returned yester
pay afternoon from Grand Island where
she visited her parents Mr. and Mrs.
The Lutheran Aid Society will be
entertained Thursday afternoon by
Mosdames Metten, Hansen and Hush
at the home of the former.
The city has been asked to place an
arc light at the intersection of Fifth
aud Locust street. When the new
postoffice is opened that corner will be
one of the busy points in the city.
Several cars on an east bound freight
were dorafled one mile west of Paxton
the latter partnf the wcok by a broken
wheel. The damage to the stock and
cars amoanted to $1,300.
Just received n car of furnace sizo
coke. One ton equivalent to two tons of
soft coal no ash, no Boot, no trouble,
white heat. $8.50 per .on delivered,
while it lasts.
Phone No. 7 Tho C. V. Iddings Co.
The annual Junior State Corn contest
will be held in Lincoln from January
20th to 25th. $1,020 will be given in pre
miums and prizes. A number of the
boys and girli of Lincoln county schools
Mr. B. P. Baker Dead.
Friends in town received word this
week of the death of Mrs. IJ. P. Baker,
formerly of this city at Union Grovo,
111. Mrs. Baker's illness was of short
duration, death following a few hours
aftor she was taken ill with neuralgia
of tho heart. Mrs. Batar lived in th'B
city for a number of years and was n
devoted member of tho M. E. church
a charitable woman whose kindness
of heart and hands were extended to
all of her acquaintances . One year ugo
she moyed to Union Grovo with hor
Emily Adelia Greenlee was born in
Knox county, Ohio, June 4, 183(5, nnd
when seventeen years of age moved to
Illinois where she was married to B.
P. Baker on Dec, 13, 1855, and to this
union were born eleven children, six of
which with her nged husband survive
her. lho beieaved family are Mrs.
W. B. Bull of Union Grovo, Mrs. J.
R. Cosselman of Sheridan, E.. P. Baker,
of Union Grove, E. J. Baker of Mc
Cook, B. D. and F. M. Baker of Sher
idan, a brother A. VV. Greenlee of
Lynden. Others to mourn her are
twenty-three grand-children and thir
teen great grand-children. Interment
was made in tho Union Grovo cemeteiy.
We've a Merry Christmas for Everybody. The bast one that you
ever had. How about "HIS" Christmas? It is always easy to get
something that is just right for a Man's or Boy's Christmas if you go
to the right store. That means come here!
Look over the list below and check the articles you Would like to
see and we'll take the greatest pleasure showing you.
In the police court yesterday F. J.
Smith was fined ten dollars and costs
for exceeding the speed limit in driving
an auto. Smith, who is an automobile
machinist, was trying out Harry
Dixon's car Saturday evening and in
turning a corner run into W. F. Godby,
who wes riding a bicycle. Godby was
severly bruised and his wheel broken,
and one of the lamps on tho car
shattered. Godby, with tho under
standing that Smith would make good
the damage, declined to have him ar
rested, but officer Otten filed a com
plaint against Smith for exceeding the
B. D. Baker, of Shcridun, spent yes
terday in town whilo enrouto home
from Union Grovo where ho was called
by tho death of his mother.
Como to Dr. Elms for
your holiday presents
in the way of a pair of
classes. Any kind at
nearly half my former prices from Dec.
15, 1912. to January 31, 1913. Call and
seo me; office over the McDonald State
Bank. Hours 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to G p
m. Phone No. 30 for special arrangements.
$ absolutely free.
Special Christmas Offer
With every Made-to-Measure Suit order we will give a pair of extra trousers &
j. b. Mcdonald
The Home of Good Clothes.
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