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Shops Open With
Full Force of Men
At Clinton's you can purchase a clock that is absolutely de
pendable, In our stock will be' found all sizes, from the small
alarm clock and the more artistic mantel clock, to the stately hall
clock, all guaranteed, and back of each the guarantee of the maker
as well as own guarantee. Our reputation for fair dealing is your
protection in dealing here.
Jeweler and Opticiau.
General Manager Charles Ware,
Chief Engineer R. L. Huntley and
Division Engineer Schcrmurhorn, of
Omnlin, arrived In the city Tuesday
afternoon on'jNo. 5 to look after com
pany matters and make arrangements
t openjup the shops here agnin. They
spent the afternoon and evening in the
city looking after business and called on
Bomo of the directors of the chamber of
While here it was arranged to open
up the shops with the full force to
work seven hours a day for five days
and four hours on Saturday. .The
Bhopsjwere opened yesterday and nearly
all the men returned to work, except
the fewglaborers who have taken up
work in some other line. Genl. Mana
ger Ware stated while here that the
snops woum unaouoteuiy open up on
full time in tho course of a few weeks
and that It would then probably be
necessary to add more men.
Local and Personal
Dr. D. A. Foote. of Omaha, arrived
in the city yesterday to look after some
professional business here.
B. M. Itoynolds went to Sidney Tues
day night, having boen called there to
inspect construction work on a building.
Miss Stewart, one of thedeaconessess
of the local Episcopal church, is attend
ing tho deanery meeting this week at
New spring merchandise is doily ar
riving at The Tramp Dry Goods Dept
Abner Wessberg returned Tuesday
evening to Lincoln where he attends
university, after a visit of a few days
with relatives in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. William Osborno of tho
stato experimental farm returned homo
Tuosday from an extended visit of three
months in the east.
Miss Comfort Conway loft the first of
of tho week for St. Louis on a buying
trln for the drv eoods department of
tho Tramp store.
Cream Separators at Horshey'a,
corner 5th and Locust streets.
Miss Anna Kramp left yesterday
morning for Ogalalla wheresho spent
tho day at tho meeting of the North
W. H. C. Woodhurst spent a couple
of days at Overton and Cozady this
week adjusting claims for the Union
Mrs. Wood White returned Tuesday
from Grand Island, where she had
been two weeks assisting in caring for
her mother, who hns been ill.
Vic Hnlligan arrived in the city Wed
nesday from, Lincoln where ho is attend
ing the university, called here by tho
noripus illess of his sister, Lucile.
Miss Beryl Hahn returned yesterday
morning from Lincoln where she went
the first of the week to visit her par
ents and attond the piano recital given
Your choico of our full line of rugs,
at; Howo & Maloney's.
The ladies' aid society of tho Luther
an church will meet this afternoon with
Mrs. C. 0. Weigand. Mrs. Wemgund
will be assisted by Mrs. Louisn Peters
and Mrs, Harry Samclson.
Mrs. ,C. M. Reynolds and son left
yesterday for El Paso. Tex., where
they will visit for a couple of weeks
and then go to Florida to join Keith
Neville and fumily. They will be
absent several months.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Gibbs have leased
the L. W. Walker house for soveral
months, and Mr. French, oloclrical
engineer for the light company, whoso
wife, will arrive from Chicago next
month, has'loased tho C. M . Reynold's
houso for a similar period.
License to wed was granted Wcdnes
afternoon in thq county judgo's office
to Homer Propeck. 21, r.nd Miss Carriu
Kishmer, 18, both of Ingham. The
. couple was married by Judge Grant.
Mr. Propeck is n young farmer of the
Ingham yicjnlty and thoy will make
their home on a farm.
Mrs. Clyde Cook left Tuesday for
Kearney, Grand Island and St Paul to
visit for soveral days with friends.
For Rent Five-room house noar
First and Locust streets. Inquire Mrs.
A. W. McKeown, Cor.,Firstand Locust.
Mrs. II. J. Handley returned Sunday
evening from a visit of six weeks with
relatives at Dos Moines, la.
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Richmond re
turned Tuasday from an extended visit
with relatives and friends at Litchfield.
Novel Washing Machines at Her-
shey's, corner 5th and Locust streets.
Mrs. J. C. Orr returned the first of
the week to her home in Missoula,
Mont., after an extended yisit with
relativos and friends in this city.
Accident and Health Insurance.
C. F. Temple.
W. R. Powell returned yesterdaj
from Denver where ho went to attend
tho operas "Lohengrin" and "Madame
Butterfly," which were given there
Wednesday afternoon aud evoning.
Sonford Hartmon returnd tho first
of tho week from Excelsior Springs,
Mo., whore he spent several days tak
ing tho baths and the electrical treat
ment. Automobile Insurance. Most ap
proyed forms at most liberal rates.
C. F. Temple.
Mrs. Norton and Mrs. Fred Ginn re
turned tho first of the week from Den
ver where thoy attended the funeral
of tho late W. H. Broach and visited
Logan Marcott of the county superin
tendent's office has recovered sufficiently
from his Illness that he expects to bo
back- to work next weejc. lie has been
ill for the past two weeks with a
severe attack of tonsilitis.
For Snle Having done with my
Ilord Red Polled Bull, I now offer him
for sale. Six years old weighs 1700 lbs
price $100. F. E. Payne nt Payne's
Dairy Farm, 1 mile south of U. P.
Tho sixteen-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. W. K. Beaucamp, residing north
of the city, is reported improving
nicely from nn illness caused by an
abcoss under his loft arm. He has
boon in tho city for the past few days
taking treatment from the local doctors.
$8,000.00 of loans approved for the
Nebraska Central Building & Loan
Association, of Lincoln. Nebr., this
last week. C. F. Temple, District
A man by namo of Gregor, a tinner,
was picked up by tho polico Tuesday
afteunoon for being drunk. At the
timo of his arrest ho was nearly dead
to tho world. Ho claimed to have
bought some alcohol to rub on for
rheumatism and in the excitement ho
evidently applied it internally instead
of externally. Ho went into one of
tho business houses of tho city and
called up tho telephone ofilco and used
some very unchaste language to the
girls, and a man was sent down from
the office to investigate tho iqutter and
put n stop to tho profanity.
City Council Meets.
The city council held a session Tues
day evening in the basement of the li
brary building but very little except
routine business was taken up. . A pe
tition for sewer extention in sewer
late ralJ, blocks 32, 33 and 34 at the
west end of Second and Third streets,
was presented but no definite action
was taken on it on account of the
absence of the city engineer. Reports
of different departments were read and
accepted and City Clerk Temple was
authorized to purchase a new cabinet
for tho filing of city records.
Conrad Walker appeared before tho
council and asked that the special sewer
lateral warrants be changed, as thoy
are of no value for the reason that he
could not colleat on thorn. Ho sub
mitted a number of them to the council
for their inspection and asked that he
be reimbursed with new warrants.
Mayor Evans authorized Councilman
M. E. Crosby to draft new warrants.
With 150 Members,
Lincoln County Lands and North Platte
City Property for Sale
No 55. Three 1-scctions. ono half section crazing land, one quarter section
ovening nt tho I. O. O. F. hall and over irr,rfttpi fnrm iand with water richt naid for. GO acres now in alfalfa nnd cutt-
onc hundred fifty members were pres-jlnf, four cropg per ynr, balance under cultivation in various crops, including
ent for the organization. The work was , 3Ugap beet(J( wneati corn, rye, potatoes and all kinds of garden truck and fnrm
The organization of the order of
Mooho was consumated Wednesday
put on by the Natioeal Organizer F. M
King assisted by Edward L. Bradley,
supreme dictator on Nebraska.
The men all met at the hall and after
the work was put on elected officers for
tho ensuring year. Thn officers elected
were as follows: Past Dictator, A. E.
Huntington; dictator, Dr. Fred J. Wur
telo; vice-dictator, Oscar J. Sandall;
prelate, S. J. Clarke; inside guard,
Homer Handley: outside guard, Micheal
Sheedy secretary, Harry Samclson;
treasurer, W. E. Starr; trustees, one
year, E. J. Vanderhoof; two years,
Harry Dixdn; three years, Christ Paul
son. The charter is still open for members
and applications can be made to the
secretary, Harry Samuelson, the mem
bership fee will remain at $o until the
charter is closed. District Director M.
E. Cornell will remain here for p month
or more and assist in getting things
Three County Court Cases.
In4 tho case of Ruff Vs Hoges the
plaintiff was suing for $38 alleged to be
due him for tho sale of hay. Mr. Ruff
is a farmer living north of the city
and sold several tons of hay to the de
fendant and nlleges that he did not re
ceive pay for it. In the case of the
Richardson Shoe company vs Kuhns,
the plaintiff alleges that the sum of
$135. 0G was due them for merchandise
purchased by tho defendants. Frank
F. Roby is proprietor of the flour mills
at Kearney and alleges that tho de
fendants purchased flour from hjm
amounting to $230.74 and have never
made any payment. The defendants
in the last named cases are in the
merchandise business at Maxwell.
Three cases for judgment were up
for hearing Saturday afternoon before
judge Grant. Judgment Was granted
in each case by default, the defendants
failing to appear. The cases were
George W. Ruff vs, S. W. Hoges,
Richardson Shoe company vs M Kuhns
ot al. nnd Frank F. Roby vs M,,Kfihns
et al. i
New Manager Arrives.
C. R. Morey, who 'arrived in town
the earlyjpart of the wceK to assume
the position of superintendent of the
electric company, comes from Hasting
where for over five years ho was man
ager of the municipal plant Mr.
Morey is at present devoting the
greater part of his time to acquainting
himself with local conditions and meet
ing our people. He has the qualities
of n good "mixer," is courteous and
affable and is a well trained business
102 and one-sixth acres of good hay
land in Lots 7 nnd 8, SW qr of the SW
qr, Sec. 1, Town 13, N of 31 W.
Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, in Block 37 in the city
of North Platte. The said property to
bo sold for cash. Inquire of Peter M.
McGovern, 1005 Locust Street. 9-3
Poultry Business Increases.
The total purchases of poultry and
eggs last year by the North Platto Pro
ducers was $37,825, or about double the
preceding year, which was the firm's
first year in busines. In January,
1913, the firm paid out $1,050 for eggs
and poultry, while in January, 1914,
the amount was over $5,000. This
shows a wonderful increase, and the
company aims to do twico the business
this year that it did last year.
I have a few choice loans, netting 8
per cent. Where can you find a better
investment. C. F. Temple .
A linen shower was held Wednesday
evening at the home of Mrs. P. H.
Lonergan in honor of Miss Merle Thorn
burg who is to be married to Mr. Harrv
Bartholomew. Twenty guests were
prosent and a delightful evening was
enjoyed. Mrs. Lonergan was assisted
by Miss Blanche Thornburg. The
guestsll epjoyed a theatre party nt
Tho Pat and after the show went to the
home of Mrs. Lonergan where the
ovening was spent with games and con
tests. Tho prize in the contest was
won by Miss Tillio Neubert. At a late
hour a nico threo-courso luncheon was
served by tho hostesses.
The bride-to-bo was the recipient of
many beautiful and useful gifts and
eacn muy present also contributed a
recipe and all wore made up in the form
of a recipe book for her. The wedding
will occur Sunday aftornoon at 5 o'clock
nt the church and Dean Bowker will
Members Chafe Kinkaid.
A Washington dispatch dated Feb.
16th says: Representative Moses P.
Kinkaid of Nebraska was hazed in the
house today when ho called up his bill
to provide that the marriage of a
homestead entryman to a homestead
entrywoman shall not impair the right
of either to a patent. The bill was
passed but not until after Mr. Kinkaid
had run the gauntlet of chafing from
his colleagues, who insistedlon knowing
whether he had matrimonial intentions.
He is a bachelor.
The undersigned will receive bids
for tho partially burned Wood building
on the corner of Gth and Locust Streets
up to Saturday, February 21, 1914, at 5
o'clock P. M. Tho same will bo sold to
the highest bidder for cash, tho under
signed, however, reserving the right to
reject any and all bids
J. G. Beeleu.
Queen Incnbators at Hershoy's, corner
5th and Locust streets.
Stability, Efficiency and Service
lluva boon tho lxtiotors
In tho growth of tho
First National Bank,
ZtbRTII PL.ATT1S, SWllKASICA..
CAJ'J'VIE, AAT: SUliJ'JJUSt
One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars.
Rhode Island Reds Rose Comb.
If you are starting in the poultry
business for profit, start right. They
aro the breed that produce the eggs.
Thoy grow to good size hens from 5 to
9 pounds, cocks from 9 to It pounds.
Thoy rustlo for themselves und hence
arejeheapor to keep. Theircombsdon't
freeze off. They aro hansomo fcirds,
rich, red with glossy green black tail and
My flock is carefully selected this
year, mated with high scoring Cockerels
from Dr. Watson Quality Red that h'uta
won high prizes and a great reputation
at all western poultry shows, These
roosters aro from hen that produced
over 200 eggs each lost year. Visit my
place, 102 W. A St. and inspect this
flock' Eggs for hatching after .March
1st 15 for $1.00, 100 for $5.00.
8-2 J. H. Van Cleave,
110 W.fith&102 W. A St
North Platte, Nebr.
ought to be loving
Word has been received hero announc
ing that C. W. Vroman of Omaha,
formerly of this city, ia tho proud
father of n bov, born Februnry 8th.
Here's to the man who loves his
And loves his wife. alone;
For many a man loves another
If you love your wife buy her a
White Lily Electric Washer.
FOR SALE BY
Howe & Maloney,
crops. All fenced and cross ienceu witn the following improvements. 4 room
frame house, frame born 40x40, and ono mile from station on Union Pacific rail
road. Price $15,000. This is a snap and will not last long.
No CG. Six quarter sections all ranch land suitable for stock raising. Enough
can be farmed to render the owner independent in tho way of hay, and feed, and
grain for his own use. Improvements, 4 room frame houso, wind mill and well,
good sheds and out buildings for stock. Price $12 per acre if taken soon.
No 57. 400 acres all in good cultivation and under irrigation and adjoining tho
city of North Platte, one mile from center of town. New 10-room frame house,
modern good barns and sheds. Ideal farm, and a place that can be platted into
city lots within a year or two and put on the market at an advantageous price,
as the place now adjoins the last addition platted and sold. Price $100 per acre.
No 58 160 ncres first bottom land, four miles from North Platte, 40 acres
now in alfalfa, small house, good barn and sheds, 'can all be farmed, is fenced
and cross fenced. Price $35 per acre. .
No. 69. 480 acres, under cultivation, balance ranch land. Three miles from
North Platte. New nine room house, good barns nnd outbuildings, wells nnd
windmills, all fenced and cross-fenced, a first-class place and.cheap. lrice $15
No. 60. One quarter section, ono and one-half miles from station on the
Union Pacific R. R. 160 acres. 30 acres of which is now under cultivation and
the balance will be broke and cropped this coming summer. No improvements
except fenced. Price $30 per acre.
No. 61. Three quarter sections, two miles from station on tho U. P. R. R.
40 acres now broke, balance in hay. No other improvements. .Price $5 per acre.
No. 02. One quarter section, two miles from station on the C. B. & Q. R.
R., all good farm land, not improved. Prico $20 per acre. .
No. 63. One section, 640 acres, 9 miles from North Platte, with good roads
and telephone connection, house 16x24, barn 28x28 windmill, three tanks-, milk
house, cow sheds, cellar, hog and chicken houses, 70 acres broke and under culti
vation, and 100 acres more that can be "put under cultivation, fenced and crosa
fenced. A modern farm and ranch. Price $10 per acre.
No. 64. One 640 acres, 200 acres farm land, 70 acres under cultivation, 5
room frame house, good barn and sheds Ten miles from North Platte, with
telephone connection nnd good roads. Price $10 per acre.
No. 65. 278 acres acres all good second bottom farm land, two miles from
station on U. P. R. R. 30 acres in alfalfa, 50 acres in other crops including:
sugar- beets, which is the best paying crop in in this vicinity, balance in hay
land and pasture. Barn 18x44 granary 16x16, 2 wells and wind mills, all fenced
nnd cross fenced. Price $65 per acre, Terms on two-thirds the price.
No 66. One section, 640 ncres, fenced and cross fenced, one silo, cavo
cellar, milk house, good fram barn and sheds, ten room house frame and stucco,
2 wells and mills, 120 ncres under cultivation, 9 miles from North Platte, "with
good road J and telephone connection. Price if taken soon, $12 par acre.
No 67. 320 acres ranch land all fenced, one well and cement cistern for stock
No other improvements. 75 acres can be broke and farmed. ' 8 miles from North
Platte with good roads and telephone connection. Price $7.00 per acre.
No 68. 240 acres, 4 miles from North Platte, 6 room house. Corral and
shed for 500 head of cattle, wind mill, all fenced and cross fenced. One hundred
acres under cultivation, balance hay land and pasture, an ideal farm and ranch
has a spring water creek running through it which gives the advantage of living
water the year round, this is a good buy. Price $45 per acre. .
Jj, No 69. One half section, 320 acres good farm and ranch land, 8 miles from
North Platte, good houso, barn, sheds, etc., wind mill and all fenced and cross
fenced. Price, $10 per acre.
No 70. Ten room house 4 years old. modern throughout, and ' basement
under the entire house, full lot 66x132. Six blocks from post office in first class
repair. Price $6000.
No 71. Four lots, 66x133, 4 blocks from postoffice, water mains and sewer
on both sides, four of the-best building lots close in, in the city. If taicen soon
can be sold for $600 each.
No 72. Nine room house modern except heat, lot 66x132. Three blocks
from court house and post office, all in first class repair, Price $5000.
No 73 160 acres at Sedgwick, Colorado, water rights under jumbo reservoir
and from South Platte river, and on U P R R. But loading tippee and side track
on land. Prich $G5 per acre.
No 74. 7 room house"and 3 lots, and 4 vacant lots in same block at Axtell
Neb. house in first class condition, Price $1200 or will trade for stock of mdse,
or farm land.
No 75. Two houses, 5 rooms, bath and cellar each, new houses, lots 44x132,
five blocks from business district, in desirable residence district, modern except
heat, Price $2500, each.
No 76. Five room house, bath and cellar, six blocks from post office, lot
66x132. Modern except heat, in the residence portion of the city, price $3000.
No 77. Five room house, sewer anchwater, 5 blocks from post office, ono
half lot,33xl32, good repair, except paint, Price $1350.
No 78. Two blocks in east end, 24 lots, 9 blocks from business district, one
lot has an 8 room house all modern except heat, house is new and in first class
condition, has complete water pumping plant for domestic and irrigation purpose.
No 79. Four vacant lots in west end, fewer and water within one block.
Price for these very desirable building lots, $1000 for the four lots. Can be sold
No 80. 19 room house, brick, with hard wood finish and modern throughout,
with 6 lots, each' 60x132. and four blocks from the business district of the city.
This is u bargain nt the price asked. Price $9000.
No. 81 22x132 feet on Dewey street. Two story brick business block, can be
bought at a bargain. See me for price and terms.
No. 82 44x90 feet on Dewey street. Two-tory brick, two store rooms below.
rooms above, can be sold at a bargain. See me for price and terms.
No. 83 Two ; houses on 44 ft. lots, 6 rooms ench, with outbuildings, sewer and
$& water, sidewalk, bath and modern, except heat, can be sold for $2,200.00
each. These houses are in west end and close to the new round house
and arc a bargain nt tho price.
No. 84 4 room house in west end and close to tho new round house, lot 44x132
sidewalk and all outside improvements. Price $1,600.
No. 85 7-room houso and two lots in west end, with good cement cave cellar,
garage, barn, and other outbuildings, all in good repair. Can be sold
No. 86 Vacant business property on Dewey and Fifth streets, in the best
located business district of tho city, for sale at a very low figure. Call on
me for prices.
No. 87 Vacant lots in all parts of the city and additions, suitable for residence
purpqses, at a moderate figure.
Four thousand acres of irrigated land in the Platte Valley, with water rights
paid, at $35 to $75 per acre. This land can pay for itself in two years, with the
diversity of crops which can be grown on it, and every crop a sure thing.
For information and terms regarding above property, call on or address
J. F. CLABAUGH, North Platte, Neb.
Room 4, McCabe Building
Insurance and Real Estate.
Our Line of Groceries
Is New and Complete
And we invite you to call and inspect them. Our
delivery system is prompt and efficient.
Phone 90 1. J. JDaiQOCK Ck OOn. Phone 90
In the Basement of "The Hub'"
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