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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 4, 1913)
NORTH PLATTE, NEB., MARCH 4, 1913.
Local and Personal.
O. E. Bunting loft Sunday evening
(or Hot Springs, S. D., to take medical
treatment for several weeks.
The infanr child of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Wilson died last evening after a
hort illness. The babe was twenty-two
The Dixie Girls company closed an
ngagement at the Keith Saturday
evening and loft yesterday for Ogalalla
where they are billed this week.
, Miss Dorothy Hinman entertained a
number of friends last evening compli
mentary to Miss Nanine Iddings, who
leaves this week for a, stay in southern
Otis Malcomb who was arrested
several weeks ago for posing as mute
and obtaining money from local peoplo,
finished his jail sentance today and was
There will be a Chamber of Com
merce meeting in the Library Building
Wednesday evening. of, this, vfeek.
These meeting are operi to the public
The S. A. U. club of tho Sophomoro
class of the high school have taken
charge of the KeitrVpic.ture' show "this
week and intend to introduce a number
of clover specialties.
Rev. R. B. Favoright, who tendered
his resignation Sunday evening, has re
ceived calls from threo of the larger
towns of the state. He has not yet de
cided which one he will accept.
Mrs. D. Green, of Lewellen, who has
been taking treatment at the P. & sS.
hospital for some time, returned home
Suturday morning. Mrs. Green is a
sister of Mrs. Chas Haner of this city.
The Study Club wero tho guests of
Miss Grace Mooney lust evening.
Papers were read by Mrs. D. T. Quig
ley, Miss Emma Smith, and Miss Alice
Plummer, of Maxwell. Tho study of
Mexico was taken up.
A score or more.. friends of Miss
Hazel Rork tendered her a surprise
party lust evening. '"Amusing games
wero provined to entertain the guests
and all report n pleasant evening.
Enjoyable refreshments wero served.
M. H. Douglas wehtto Lexington to
day to make answer in the case wherein
he is sued for damuges resulting from
the death of tho two men who were
struck last summer while attempting to
pasb over a crossing in an automobile.
Last Saturday Hendy & Ogier re
ceived a carload of Studebaker auto
mobiles, for which they recently
accepted the agency. Two models are
displayed, the 25 touring and the 35 six
passenger. They are very trim look
Mrs. C. F. Iddings and family, ac
companied by the nuree, leave this week
for a protracted visit in southern Calif
ornia. They expected to leave today,
but wero disappointed in securing Pull
The firo department was called out
last evening to extinguish a firo in the
barn on the Field vacant lot in west
Fourth street. It look's as though the
fire was of incendiary origin, as three
men were seen to leave the building a
few minutes before the firo was dis
covered. Dale Marshall, the baritone attrac
tion at tho Crystal theatre this week
is a former schoolmate of Francis J.
Dunn, having spent his boyhood days in
Wood River. Mrs. Marshall who is a
-pianoist and soprano of unusual ability
is a former Omaha girl. Their act is
worthy of special mention.
New Postoffice Hours.
Effective March 4th the now eight
hour law enacted by congress which re
quires tho eight hours of labor to be
performed in a period of ten hours
makes quite a change in tho postoffice
Beginning today one clerk will go on
duty at 4 a. m. and tho lobby will be
open to the public at 5 a. m. remaining
open till 9 p. m. when the last dispatch
of mail will be made inplaco of 7:30 as
here-to-foro. Mall for Denver and
points supplied by train No. 13 will be
made up In the morning in place of the
evening before, thus affording patrons
the additional time in posting mail for
this train. In addition to the above
changes, the Money Order, Register
and PoBtal Saving Bank Windows will
be open from 8 a. m. to Gp. m. in place
of th,e former hours of 9 a. m. to 5 p.
m. giving two additional hours service.
It is tho intention to open tho general
delivery window promptly at 8 a. m.
and remain open until 6:30 a p. m. not
closing for the distribution of mail ay
With, these important changes the
public will kindly refrain as far as pos
sible from posting mail matter at the
depot boxes, but bring the matter te
postofficc so that it may bo dispatched
in tho most direct manner.
The Postmaster asks the co-operation
of tb.3 public in this endeavor to
better the service; the problem is a
difficult one and will take time and pa
tience to bring to perfection.
BRATT & GOODMAN
Are loaning money on real estate and
writing fire, lightning, windstorm and
other insurance, including the br.st
life insnrancc ever written. If
priced right, they can sell your house
lots, farms and other land.
Today they offer the greatest bargain
in nice city lots located close in.
For the investor they have some
extra choice first mortgage of $300
and upward, netting 7 per cent and 8
percent semi-annual interest. These
mortgages are not taxable.
They can rent your house, collect
your. rents and save you all this trouble.
See them. They will treat you right,
once their customer, always.
Tho Trustees and Riverdale Additions
promise to be the scene of considerable
building activity this spring. Among
those who will erect homes during the
coming year are James Dorram, B. J.
Guinan, A. N. Durbin, J. W. Burgner,
J . L. Loudon, R. Dickey, Carl Simons,
G. W. Harlan and James R. Derry
berry. In each of these cases modern,
up to date dwellings will be erected to
be occupied by the builders for their new
homes. During the four years since the
Trustee and Riyerdalo Additions were
laid out, thirty-nine residences havo
been erected; Besides these some fif
teen or twenty houses have been built
east of these additions on the acreage
lots in Platteview subdivision. During
the present year tho new school house
for this part of town will be constructed
and it-will be modern and of tho latest
design for school purposes.
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Notice for Bids.
Notice is hereby given that the secre
tary of the board of education of the
-.-school, district of the city of North
r Platte, will receive bids up to and in
cluding the hour of 8 o'clock, p. m., of
tho 24th day of March, 1913, for the
erection, construction and completion of
one eight-room pressed brick and rein
forced concrete school building in the
First ward on block 1C8, in the city of
North'Platte, Lincoln county, Nebraska,,
- thefiame to be, complete.d by.iAu'gtist
20thrJ913. '.'. :
Bids will bo taken on the construction
and completion of said building, on tho
installation of the heating plant' and on
the plumbing separately, or on all to
The successful bidder to give bond in
-the sum of 25 percent of tho contract
Erico for tho faithful performance of
"Each bidder on building to accompany
TTis bid with a certified check in the sqm
of $500 and each bidder for plumbing or
heating to accompany ins nia witn a
certified check in the sum of ?100 as an
evidence of good faith, the same to bo
forfeited should the successful bidder
foil to enter into a contract in accord
ance with said plans and specifications
inside of ten days after the contract is
awarded to him or them.
All work to be done and material to
bo furnished according to the plans and
specifications now on file in the offico
of Bert M. Reynolds, North Platte,
Neb., and such plans and specifications
to form part of the contract. Tho board
reserves the right to reject any and
A. F. Streitz, Secretary.
Special on Oranges, 100 boxes.
Average 18 doz per box. Good quality.
$2.40 per box, $1.25 per one-half box.
E. T. Tramp & Son.
James L.. Loudon has purchased a lot
on east Fourth street in Riverdale Ad
dition upon which he will erect a
modern residence. James R. Derry
berry has also purchased a lot and a
half on east Fifth streot in
Riverdale Addition upon which he will
erect a modern two story dwelling
house. Work on both of these buildings
will begin early this spring.
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Following a Star.
The Lost son.
Marshall and Moore.
Clever Musicial Artist.
10c and 15c
With the Weather Warming Up, the Sale of Lots in the Cody
2nd Addition and Scouts Rest Additions
is Again Booming.
Yesterday the sale was exceptional, however, the roads were very muddy.
Today the roads have dried up considerable, and it is a pleasant drive to and from the Additions.
I publish herewith the cut o Cody 2nd Addition, that you may look over, then phone or call at the
office and see what is sold, and make an engagement to go out and see the lots. If you see them you
Please do not delay, as the choice ones are going daily.
C. F. TEMPLE, Ageii;
Local and Personal.
Mrs. Joseph Murphy left Sunday
evening for Omaha to visit friends.
F. W. Rincker left this morning for
Grand Island am) Omahn on business,
J.' F. Crane, of the Oshkosh Crane
Drug Co., is transacting business in
Misses Irene and" Mario Stuart ex
pect to leave Thursday for Omaha to
Fred Hanlon Jr. left last evening for
eastern points to spend a couple of
weeks or longer.
Mr. and Mrs. WIrth will leave
Thursday for New Orleans to' locate.
The former had been employed as fore
at the now round house grounds for
Tho Christian aid society will meet
Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Alex
ander, 122 west Sixth street.
Fair tonight and Wednesday not
much change in temperature. Highest
temperature yesterday 48, a year ago
19; lowest last night 28, a year ago 1.
Smiley Dawson, who had been an In
mate of the county jail since January
30th, wastaken to Grant yesterday to
answer to tho chargo of statutory rape.
The Clabaugh clothing stock was
purchased Saturday by J. E. Ammons,
of Syracuse, New York, who had been
ussisitirig Mr. Clabaugli in his recont
sale. Tho store is now closed for in
voice nnd will bo opened in a few days
for business. Mr. Clabnugh will spend
borne time here finishing businoss mat
ters after which he will accept n posi
tion with a clothing firm in the cast.
Mrs. Edwina Schatz and grand
daughter Miss Edwina Kolihor. loavo
tonight for Cheyenne where thejr will
meet Mr. nnd Mrs.' Will Jeffers who
wjll accompany than to California to
spend a month.
A. S. Gregg, who returned a few
days ago from Indiana, brought with
him samples of corn that took first
prize ut. the corn exhibit in Omaha in
1907, and which iaiknown as "Johnson
County White." Ho has placed the
corn on exhibition in ono of tho windows
at the U. S. land office;
Washington dispatches appearing in
today's papers give tho following
probable cabinet officers:
Secretary of State William Jennings
Bryan of Nebraska.
Socrotary of tho Troasury William
G. McAdoo of New York. , .
Attorney General James McRoynolda
Socretary of Commyco William C,
Redfield of Now York.
Secretury of "Navy Josephus Daniels
of North Carolina.
Secretary of Labor William B. Wil
son of Pennsylvania.
Postmaster General Albert Burleson
of Texas. ,
Secretory of tho Interior Franklin
K. Lane, of California. fc
This leaves but ono post, secretaryof
agriculturo.nbout which confirmation is
lacking. This It is believed will, go to a
college professor. '.
The Dewey hotol in Omaha, whiclvthe
Bee characterized as a "sink holeof
iniquity," was burned early Friday
morning, with a doath list of five.
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