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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., DECEMBER 24, 1912.
Keith Theatre, Wednesday, December 2Sth, Matinee and Night.
Special Holiday Attraction (
Bert Mosher offers Roy LaMarr's
Great Western Scenic Production
The Girl a
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Ol NORTH PLA.TT1S, KISURASKA..
The L,nrfrest H mile In Western Nehrnslcn.
Wiley Attempts Life of Wife.
Mrs. Herbert Wiley, living on oust
Sixth street is suffering from n bullet
wound in her left nrm, the result of
an attempt made upon her life by her
husband about four o'clock yestcrda
Mr. and Mrs. Wiley, both of whom
are past forty years of age but who
have no children, have not lived a
peaceful life, Wiley charging-his wife
with infidelity and shn charging him
with drunkeness and ill-treatment.
Two or three weeks ago Wiley at
tempted to "shoot up" the house, and
Mrs. Wiley made complaint and had
him placed under peace bonds but
being unable to furnish bond he was
remanded to jail where ho was confined
until last Friday when through flio
efforts of a relative bond was secured
and he was released.
Yesterday he began drinking early
in the day and going home became in
volved in a quarrel with his wife in the
presence of his mother-in-law and
sister-in-law, and drawing a gun fired,
the ball entering the woman's left
arm near the shoulder. He then throw
the gun down and ran toward the
depot, stopping enroute to take a
drink at a saloon. Following the
shooting Chief of Police Otten
and a physician hurriedly summoned,
the former at once beginning a search
for Wiley, and the latter dressing Mrs.
Wiley's wound. Wiley could not be
found and the supposition is that ho
boarded an cast bound freight train
Winch was pulling out na ho reached
the depot. Officers at points down the
toad were notified to watch for him.
Dining his residence hero Wiley has
been employed most; of the limo us a
barber. He came here from Lexington.
Local and Personal.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Nugent, of Max
well, are spending a fow daysheru with
x' Mrs. Hattio Farrington has as her
guest this weok her nephew Charles
Cheney, of Omaha.
Rev. and Mra. Bell, of Kearney, arc
visiting with Rev. and Mrs. Charles
Chapman this week.
Miss Anna VonGootz, of Omaha,
came Sunday eveniug to visit her par
onts during the next two weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. James McEvoy and
babv have returned from Omaha where
they visited friends last week.
Miss Ruth Patterson, of the Omaha
school, arrived here last evening to
spend two weeks with relatives.
F. H. Whitlake assistant cashier of
Citizens Security Bank, of Wallace, is
a business visitor in town this week'.
C. Kruesu, W.'J. Cohn, D. S. Sec
field and H. Clemmens, of "Wallace,
transacted business in town yesterday.
A marriage license was granted yes
terday afternoon to Ernest Johnson and
Abbio N. .Lindbergboth of Gothenburg.
Millard Perkins and Merrill Cross loft
for Sutherlend yesterday morning and
will make the return trip on their
Mr. and Mrs. Asa Snyder are re;
joicing over the arrival of a baby boy
which was born to them yesterday
Victor and Rolfc Halligan, of the
state university, cama home Sundny
afternoon to enjoy Christmas with the
Pride of 28, No. 128, will hold a meet
ing on Dec. 31, for the purpose of
electing officers for the ensuing year.
A full attendance Is desired,
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Grady returned
yeterday nfternoon from Council
Bluffs where they attended n reunion
of the Albro family last week.
Mrs. Mayo and two daughters, of
Oconto, arrived Sunday evening to be
presont at the McMurray-Mayo nup
tials yestorday afternoon.
The bans of marriage between Miss
Frances Christ of this city and Nichols
Brosius of Gandy, wore announced for
the first time in St. Patrick's church
District Court has adjourned until
Tho Lady Forresters will hold a dance
at the Lloyd on the evening of January
Mrs. W. H. LeDioyt and daughtor
Marie spent a couple of days this week
Miss Amy Young loft yesterday
morning for liroadwnter to npend the
holidays with relatives.
Fresh milk and cream from Mrs.
Goo. Patterson's dairy at the Ideal
Miss Jane Cushing will luave this
evening for Sidney 10 visit relatives
during the holidays.
Attorney William Shuman will leaves
Thursday for Omaha to attend a meet
ing of the State Bar Association.
Otto Weil, of this city, and Henry
Weil and family have gone to Franklin,
Iowa, to spend Christmas with relatives.
Everett Fonda, who is taking a dontal
course at the state university, is home
to spend tho Christmas vacation.
Thomas Golden who has been em
ployed in Valley Junction for several
month, is expected homo to spend tho
Miss Comfort Conway who has been
ill with typhoid fever for several weeks
will be released from the hospital to
morrow.' A hay stack and small shed were des
troyed by fire Sunday afternoon in the
Vermillion yard on west 3rd street. The
cause of the fire ii unknown to the resi
dents of the house. '
Vallie Philips Melton was granted a
divorce from Samuel J. Melton fn the
district court Saturday afternoon on
the grounds of drunkcnneis. Both are
residents of Wallace. The plaintiffs
maiden name was restored to her.
Tho Christian Scionce Sunday school
held u Christmas celebration at the Iv.
P. hall Saturday evening. There was a
tree from which fruits, confoctions and
books were distributed and the little
folks had a jolly evening.
A dancing party, complimentary to
young people who are at home spend
ing the Xmns vacation, will be held at
the Elk's homo Monday evening to
which all Elks and their ladies are in'
vited. Tickets will be fifty-cents.
Big Business at the Postofficc.
The volume of business at tho local
postoffico Saturday and yesterday
eclipsed that of any previous Christmas
season, ahd today will no ,doubt bo a
nother record breaker. The business of
Saturday exceeded thU of December
21st, 1911, by twenty per cent, and
that of yesterday was ov.er thirty per
cent greater than the same date last
year, ihe stamp sales ye6teruay were
$220;ovor ten thousand one-cent stamps
The Seasons Greetings
Facts About the Parcels Poit.
The now parcels post goes into oper
ation Jan. 1, 1913.
Perishable articles such us butter,
lard, fruits, borries and dressed fowls
may be sent: short distances.
Eggs for local dclivory when pack
ed in containers may bo bojcnt. When
packed separately they may bo sent
Fresh, meats may bo sent only in tho
first zone (50 miles).
Tho following may not bo sent: In
toxicating liquors, poisons, matches,
explosives, firearms and live poultry.
Books and printed mutter are included
in third-class nnd may not be sent.
Tho weight limit will be eleven
To find tho size limit: Take a pioco
of string 72 inches long nnd wind it
once completely around the parcel and
then across the top lengthways. If
the ends of the string reach tho sides of
the parcel it comes under tho limit.
The country is divided into eight
zones and each zone into units. From
the North Platto unit parcels may bo
sent to any office in tho first zone, or
up to fifty miles in any direction, for
5 cents for tho first pound nnd 3 cents
for each additional pound u to cloven.
The second zone includes postoffict'ff)
from 50 to 150 miles from North Platte.
Thn rnt is fi rents for thi first nound
and four cents for each additional wish that the New Year will shqwer you with
Tho third zone is from 1A0 to 300
njjles, rate 8 cents and 5 additional.
The' fnnrt.fr znnii is from 3(10 to COO
miles, rate 8 cents nnd G additional.
mo n i in zone is irom ouu iu j,uuu
miles, rate 9 cents and 7 additional.
Tho sixth zone is from 1,000 to 1,-lCO
miles, rat'o 10 cents and 9 additional
The seventh zone is from 1,400 to
1800 miles, rate 11 cents and 10 addi
tional. Tho eighth zone is all over 1800 miles,
rnto 12 cents and 11 cents for every
The spirit of the season prompts us to wish you a
Merry Christmas. May the year now drawing" to a
close be crowned with a peaceful, joyous Christmas
Day and your New Year greeted with hearts of glad
ness and good cheer. We thank you most cordially
for the kindness and consideration shown us in the
past and we hope that the New Year holds for us the
favor of the continuance of your esteemed patronage.
We have tried to show our appreciation of your
favors by serving you to the best of our ability and
we hope, with a few contemplated changes in the con -duct
of our business the coming year, to serve you
even better in the future.
We extehcl to you the season's greetings with the
abundance of good fortune.
Very truly yours, " - "-" "
DERRYBERRY & FORBES.
Santa's Joy Factory.
Tho title '.of a Christmas exercise,
arranged by Edith Sanford Tillotaon
(music by I. II. Meredith), given at
the old Baptist church last night. The
building simply would not hold the
crowd. The immense congregation
nlnvm tiriklA ortlrl
mi -f t i,., , AM I probably did not realize thnt soventy-
The receipts of packages for delivery ' J ...
were so great as to swamp tho carriers vc l'yB d BirIs participated in tho
and in the afternoon it is was necessary presentation of this cuntata. Nothing
hire and press into service an automo- more elaborate could have been worked
bile. Today promises to be a repetition out. It is safe to say that nothing more
of yesterday. unique and elaborate has ever been nt-
Tho business at tho postoflico is an j tempted with the littio folks in this
Index of tho prosperity of our people- j city. The success of it was evidenced
if they did not have money to buy pres , by the reftt roun,j 0f applause that
F or Ladles Only!
Having sold my location and fixtures to an eastern
lady, I will feorn now until January 10th, sell my en
tire stock of
ents, tho postal receipts would not
Miss Maymo McMichaol entertained
the Young Ladies Kensington club at a
Christmas tree party yestorday after
noon. The rooms and table were dec
orated with holly, mistletoe and holi
day suggestions in pretty designs and
each guest received a gift from the
decorated tree. Place cards, favais
and refreshments were appropriately
carried out in Yule Tide order and the
afternoon waB a most enjoyable one.
Tho Ideal Bakery under tho manage
ment of tho Misses O'Haro opened for
business Saturday. Tho young ladies
were given a liberal patronage nnd bid
fair to become very successful in their
business venture, both being capable
and popular in business circles.
Mr. and Mrs. John Lonergan. of
Davenport, la., formerly of this city
arrived Sunday and will visit tho Red
mond and Lonergan families.
For Rent New five room cottage
modern except heat. Inquire William
Mnloney, Sr., 803 East 5th street.
Judge Grant issued a marriage
license to William Kelinon and Anna
Folchert yesterday botfi giving their
uddress as Wellficet.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McMurray and
daughter Lottie, of Brady, camo up
Sunday to attend the McMurrny-Majo
Mrs. William Tanner, of Loxington,
camo up last night to visit her pments
followed every part. One hundred and
fifty troats wore prepared forthe school
and tliis little moro than supplied the
number in actunl attendance every
Hich Noon Wedding
A nice quiet homo wedding occurred
at high noon Sunday in the Taylor ad
dition, the principals being James E.
Dixon, recently or Creston, Iowa, and
Miss Eva Sanders, recently removed
from Brule. The ceremony was per
formed by Rev. Favorite in the pres
ence of tho family nnd a few invited
guests. A fins wedding dinnor fol
lowed and the young couple left on an
nfternoon train for Creston. They will
return in about a week and be at home
in the nice now house which Mr. Dixon
has purchased in he Taylor addition.
Trimmed Hats, Shapes, Ribbons, Plumes
. . . Hair Goods at Give Away Prices. .
This is no fake -call at my department at The
Leader, and get goods at your 'own prices
MRS. G-. S. HUFFMAN
Wiloy Crane, who has been employed
in Lincoln for several months, is spend
ing this weok with rolatives.
A. M. Lock has givon up his forty,
five day option on tho Green pool hall
and decided to engage in other busi
ness. Mrs. Thomas Hnlligan nnd family re
turned yesterday afternoon from
Council Bluff's, where they attended a
Leo Conroy loft to-day for Loomis to
visit relatives this week.
KlJey Yorko loft this morning for
Loxington to spend the day on business.
George Morgan returned Inst evening
from California whoro he spont several
Mrs. W. II. Combs camo from Lin
coln this morning to spend tho holidays
with the Banks family.
The Wheel of Destiny.
The Rights of a Savage.
A Bullet Proof Coat.
Champion Lighting System.
You will not find n bettor light
ing system in western Nebraska
than the syHtem Mr. Gus P.
Meyers has In his homo in South
part of thu city. Acytleno, the
finest light In tho world for the
home. Artificial sunlight, is what
it is no light will equal itin cheap
ness. For tho candle power in
light obtained. It ii easy to enro
for and can be made as convenient
Just the thing for tho well to
do farmer or the peoplo living In
smull towns and not bad at all
for North Platte people. Unti
I get my new Garage, along sido
of Ritners, I will make Ritnors
feed storo my headquarters.
J. L. BURKE,
Phone Dlock 027.
By virtue of an order of sale issued
in the district court in and for Lincoln
county, on tho 18th day of Decombef.
1012, in an action of partition wherein
Shellie Schneider is plaintiff and Eva
B. Weaver, S. W. Weaver, Gusta
Satterlee, George Sattorloe, Leonaitl
Calvert, Leonard Burton, Cora M. Bur
ton, Cora C. Sabin, Charles II. Sabin,
Lafayette Calvert, Claude Shephard and
Charles Shenhard aru dnfemlnntii. Twill
Boll at public auction at thnnnst frontnf
court house in tho city of North Platto,
Lincoln county, .Nebraska, on the 25th
day of January, 1913. at the hour of
ono o ciocic p. m., tho following de
scribed real estate situate In Lincoln
county, Nebraskn. to-wit: Southeast
quarter of tho southwestquartcr (S, E.
1 S. W. J) south half of southeast
quarter (S. J S. E. J) and northeast
quartor of tho southeast quarter (N. E.
JofS. E. J) of section twolvo'(12),
township ten (10), north of range
twenty-eight (28), weak of tho 0th
P. M. Tho terms of this Bale- will bo
cash in hand.
Dnted at North Platto, Nebraska,
this 23rd day of December, 1912.
D21-G O. E. Eldeh, Referee.
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