The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, February 20, 1914, Image 5
WJHJSPIWWgk ?5? V IRONCLAD ALARM $ ffOTi ' )' M8 rr J vnHSfn -. jj ALARM fffffill W .a i paKHW .4 Wti- . i- -, I was in a house last week where they had three nickel alarm clocks. One had lost its bell, the other its legs, the third was so clogged with dust it couldn't tell the truth. There should be one more alarm clock in that house and that's an IRONCLAD.-It's knockproof, it's duotproof, it rings to beat the band. A new shipment just in. DIXON, The Jeweler NORTH PLATTE, NEB. ! DR. 0. H. CRESSLER, 2 S Graduate Dentist. S rtfRpn nvor thn McDonald CT1.-1- o I. 5 41 niuiu mum. v a Local and Personal For Sale Organ in good condition. 406 East Third St. Phone Black 104. The Royal Neighbors kensington club will meet with Mrs. J. F. Schmalzried Tuesday afternoon. Don't fail to see the new embroderies and laces. The very best in quality and price. E. T. Tramp & Son. Walter J. O'Connor left Wednesday for New York where he will spend a few weeks buying novelties and stock for the 10-cent store here of which he is manager. For Rent 8 room modern house stee range, kitchen cabinet, linoleum on kitchen, pantry and bath room floor. Inquire of J. F. Roddy, 420 E. 3rd St. Society Notes ' Mm H wPi t iff 1IV'''M !nh iff x iff Spring Coats and Suits T "Wc are now sliowing a full line of spring suits and coats and "are in a better position to serve you than ever before. In ad- - dition to the strong lines wc have always carried we have added the Wooltex garments to our stock, giving you the choice of the two best made and best stylo lines produced in this country. 'Wc feel that that we can satisfy your every want in this line if given the opportunity. Styles were never so pretty as this spring. Clothes are simply superb and the colors, while brighter than usual, have only to be seen to be admired. Buy your spring garments early and get the benefit of that much extra wear out of them. ' In this period of changing styles it pays to buy early as the styles we are showing are what will be worn until fall. f X )p'tlll Store. imWk mm $JI J Y.a W.I I Tr Phone Red G08. A. H. Sowle and H. G. Shaner, of the Maxwell vicinity were visiting in the city yesterday to attend the dis trict court sessien'. They made a pleasant business call at this office. Buy a rug at Howe & Maloney'a. Paul Scharman was operated upon yesterday morning at the LeDoyt home. The operation was performed by Dr. D. A. Foote of Omaha, assisted by Dr. J. S. Twinem. The meeting bf the N. A. T. club, which was to have been held Wednes day evening, has been postooned on ac count of there being so many other social events this week. Mr. hnd Mrs. James Waltham, of North Platte, visited with Kearney friends on Sunday and left on Monday morning's Burlington for Trair, Kan., where they will visit. Kea.ney Hub. In the spelling contest this week the Lincoln school won three out of the four-contests. They won the 4th, 5th and Gth grades contest, while the Washington school won the 7th grade contest. Public stenographer at office of Buch anan and Patterson. Hours 9:00 to 11:30 and 1:30 to 5:00, except Saturday. 8-2 Mrs. Wm.'Beattie and Mrs. Thomas Marcott of the Brady vicinity were visiting friends in the city Wednesday. Mrs. Beattie was formerly Miss Mar cott and was in the office of the county superintendent here. The choir of the Methodist church will meet this evening at the home of Mrs. W. W. Cumming, 818 East Fifth street. All members are urged to attend as the choir will begin prepara tions of the Easter cantata. Inthe automobile contest being con ducted by the Kearney Daily Hub there are eight contestants from North Platto. They are Mrs. P. 11. Lonergan. Mrs. Ray Snyder. Merle Thornburg, Vera Hansen, Carrie Frye, Lily Finney, Chester Dorram, and Corbin Jones. For rent. A six room house close in. Inquire of J. Morscn, 209 East 4th st. Mrs. C. W. Edwards, Miss Grace Mooney and Mr. and Mr?. Frank Red mondwent to Lexington Tuesday even ingto visit friends for a few days. They were invited there to attend the musi cal given Tuesday eyening bj the Lexington music club. About twenty couples attended the dancing and card party Tuesday evening at the Masonic hall. The party was given by the Knights of Columbus. A very pleasant evening was enjoyed by all present. Music was furnished by Stamp(s orchestra. Misses Madge Flynn and Lucy Mc Michael entertained at a valentine party at the home of the former Satur day evening. Twenty young people were present and a very delightful evening was enjoyed. The evening was spent with games and other social diversion and at a late hour a nice luncheon was served. Mrs. F. D. Westenfeld entertained at 12 o'clock dinner today in honor of Mr. VVestenfold's fifty-fourth birthday. The ffair was a surprise on Mr. West enfeld. A number of friends and neighbors were invited in and helped celebrate and a very pleasant time was enjoyed. After a sumptuous dinner and a social hour the guests joined in wishing Mr.' Westenfeld many more happy birthday anniversaries. The Club Nevita held a well attended meeting Wednesday afternoon at the. home of Mrs. T. V. Austin. The meeting was held as a Washington party in honor of Washington's birthday, and the entertainment was in keeping with the season. The house was tastefully decorated in honor of Washington and the games and con tests were suggestive of the time in which he lived. In the two contests Mrs. W. P. Snyder and Mrs. FW. Laughlin won first prizes, the consolation prizes went to Mrs. Harry Samelson and Mrs. J. B. Dick. Several new members attended and a very delightful time was enjoyed. At the close of the afternoon a nice luncheon was served by the hostess. The next meeting is planned to be a juvenile party and the husbands will be invited. The meeting place has not yet been arranged but will be announced later. A delightful function was held at the Masonic hall AVednesday evening when members of the Harmony club and thirty or more guests were entertained at 500 by Dr. and Mrs. W. J. Redfield, Dr. and Mrs. Cressler, Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Redfield,- Mr. and Mrs. VanDer hoof, Mr. and Mrs. Wier and Mr. and Mrs. Clabaugh. These hosts nnd host esses, and members of the Harmony club who had not entertained the club this season and on account of the near approach of Lent, concluded to unite in entertaining and at the same time invite other guests. Seventeen tables were nlaced in the librnry room and these were surrounded with players who dis played much interest in the games. After a dozen games had beon played, the guests were invited to the banquet hall where tables were formed in the shape of an "H," thus carrying out the initial of tho club. The decorations were indicative of Washington's birth day, the place cards bearing the hathet emblem, and a cherry tree laclened with fruit further carried out the de corative scheme. Carnations in pro fusion adorned the tables. The lunch was served in two courses, the Misses Margaret Jones, Myrtle Beeler, Eliza beth Hinman, Helen Waltemath, Mayme Pizer and Kathryn Hall assist ing. The function was bo nicely appoin ted throughout as to receive many compliments. "Neiu Machine Shops To Be Built Soon. When Goneral Manager Charles Wnre, Chief Engineer R. L. Huntley and Division,Enginer A. D. Schermer horn were in the city Tuesday evening they showed plans to the local officials for the new machine shops that are to be built in the city in the near future. Tho plans call for a much largor build ing than the present one and will be a big addition to the extensive improve ments that have already been built here by the company. The officials announced that the new shops would be started here within tho next year and that perhaps the work would be started in the full. The sani tary conditions in the present shop are not what thej should (be, but the im provements of this winter have added greatly to the betterment of sanitation. Begins Prelimenary Work. M. D. French, electrical engineer who came here to plan the rebuilding of the electric light plant and the in stallation of the gas plant for the Union Company, has secured his preliminary data and yesterday began woik on his drawings. The power plant (and trans mission lines will be entirely rebuilt, practically everything now in service will be "junked," and the plant will be modern in its entirety. The construction of the gas plant will be simultaneous with the building of the electric plant, and the two will furnish labor for a large number of workmen. As soon as Mr. French completes the plans the equipment will be ordered and work started. Chases Family With Axe. A. L. Fletcher, residing on East Front street, imbibed too freely Tues day and got as far as the fighting stage when the police department was cajlod and he was taken to jail. The police were called on complaint of the wife who stated that he had run her and the children out of the house with an axe. He broke up some of the furniture and raised a great disturb ance in the neighborhood. iffaTClrftWSI Earns Interest While it Waits Four per cent. That is what wc will you on the funds you may have ou hands the funds you are holding for investment on a future date. You can hold this money in the form of our Certifi cates of Deposit, have it earn 4 per cent interest, and still have on hand for the date of permanent disposal. Invest- this matter at once. igate OFFICERS F. C. FIELSTICKER, President J. W. PAYNE, VIce-Preildent M. n. SCOTT, Cashier. L.E. MEHLMANN, Aia't-Caahler The Platte Valley State Bank, North Platte, Nebraska. Railroad Notes General Superintendent W. R. Cahill arrived in the city Wednesday evening to look after some business in connec tion with the shop work in tho local machine shops. President A. H. Mohler passed through the city yesterday morning on No. 15 enrouto to Denver to look after some .business. A now union depot proposition has been taken up by the different lines "running into that place. Supt. and Mrs. Will Jeffera, of Cheyenne, and Mrs. Schatz of this city passed east in Mr. Jeffer's car tho early part of tho week onroute to Florida, where they will remain sdmo timeand then mnko a trip to Panama. They' will absent about two months. As matters are lined up at this time, it is sakl that but little, if anything, will be done during the summer of 1914 by the Union Pacific in the con struction of new linos. However, it iB expected that the double tracking of tho main line will be completed during the year and that all of the needed betterments along tho line will bo made. I Farm Land To Rent. have a good farm of about SEE THE RECORDS. Bratt & Goodman have loaned out nearly $1,000,000 on real estate. They have never lost one dollar. These first mortgage loans range in suras of $250.00 and upwards, netting 7 and 8 per cent interest, payable semi-annually. They are the best and safest investments you can make with your idle money. See them. 200 acres in the South Platte valley, two miles south and threo miles west of Ogalalla, for rent. Theio is a four room cement block house, Darn for six horses, and well on the farm. It is all valley land, and I would put down a well for irrigation forlne right man. Anyone deBiring to rent such a farm may communicate with me. 8.4 J. J. Halligan. MfMBBIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIlf MMIIimi MUMMM!1MWMMMW -mm vr&p J 1 LIFE INSURANCE. It is the duty of every young man or woman to provide for the future. Do this today by taking out a policy in the Great Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York. Let the dividends help pay premium. Bratt & Goodman, District Agents, will show you how it is done. Bratt & Goodman. OUR TO THUMP CARDS- The two trump cards that get us the business of partic ular buyers are LUMBER YOU WANT and PRICES YOU LIKE. It's an unbeatable combination, too. We believe first, in giving our customers the best lumber obtainable, and then in making the price as low as possible for that kind of slock, Those who have dealt here for years know all about our methods of business. Those, whoare new acquaintances soon learn where to place their confidence. We carry everything in lumber, lath, shingles, sash, door, mouldings, lime, cement, plaster, etc., and would ask you to simply see us before buying.' The C. F. Iddings- Company Lumber and Coal ! PHONE 7 TO PROPERTY OWNERS. You can get that empty dwelling house rented without delay by listing it with Buchanan & Patterson. They have good demand and no vacant property on their list. They also have eood demand for vacant lots and houses in the west end for buyers. 9-8 Joo Magee, of the Brady vicinity was visiting in tho city yesterday on business. Tho fire department was called out yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock to the north side of the Union Pacific tracks whoro'a sack belonging to the railroad company was on fire. The shack was near the coal chutes at the intersection of Locust street and the tracks, and was used for the coal chute men to tret warm in. The fire was well under headway when the department arrived and they watched it to prevent us spreading to the chutes and let the building burn. It hnd already burned enough to be absolutely useless. Postmaster Davis received a bulle tin this week anounciug that the order issued last week permitting mail to be sent without postage for collection from the addressee pertains only to in ternational mail. Evidently tho mis take was mBde in several places or tho sacond order would not have been issued. Letters sent to a foreign pountrv from here will be carried with or without the postuge prepaid unless it is known that tho sender willfully sent it to be collected, but unless It goes out of the United States it must have a stpnn s ; 1 I 1 I IE Don't MOKEY CHIMNEYS Won't bother you meals if you use when getting GAS- make any difference which way the wind blows, or if it rains or snows, the s Stove Always Works. Nortfc Platte Electric Co. E. F. Stephens, an orchardist from Crete, was In tho ciiy yestoulay pro curing data regarding the production of orchards in this vicinity preparatory for writing an article on orchards and fruit raising. He is proprietor of the Crete nursories, , DOLLARS Can Do Made By Reading this Ad. Ranges Cook Stoves $3.50 to $3d bed-springs and Matresses com plote $5 Dressers and Commodo $G to $15. We furnish a G room house for $75 Cash or payments, new Sewing machines to rent$1.50 per month, sell at 20. Furnished houses and rooms for rent. Top prices for metal, rub ber and iron. Come and look tho goods ovor.' Echelhery 000 Locust Street.