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Semi -Weekly Tribune
Ira I. Bare, Editor and Publisher.
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Kutered at North Platte, Nobraska, Post
office as Second Class Matter.
Friday, February 20, 1914.
Start Geographical Course.
The eighth grades of the city Bchools
have Btartcd on a course in the geog
raphy of Nebraska this week. Mime
ograph outlines were prepared by the
superintendent and copies sent out to
each pupil. The class will use Condra's
geography of Nebraska for reference
but will work out the outlines from
many sources. The course is in prac
tically ovary city eighth grade school in
Nebraska and was inaugurated here
about four years ago but the equip
ment this year will be bettor than ever.
The university of Nebraska Depart
ment of Geography hns sent speci
mens of Nebraska minerals and rocks,
and outline maps of the state have
been secured. A study will be mado
of the different geological areas and
the industries typical of each, together
with tho linos of transportations and
the chief articles of commerce. Later
in the year the course will include a
brief study of Lincoln county and the
vicinity of North Platto. Tho eighth
grade teachers arc Miss Watts, Miss
Murray and Miss Smith.
P. & S. Hospital Notes.
Mrs. James Jessup is reported re
covering nicely from her operation of
two weeks ago.
The four-year-old daughtor of Mr.
nnd Mrs. A. F. O'DonnolIof Sutherland,
was brought to the hospital Wednesday
to roceivo treatment for an infected
Mrs. Howard Simns, of Wellfieot,
is reported recovering nicely from her
operation of a fow weeks ago.
Robert McMurray, who had his foot
amputated two weeks ago at the hospi
tal, Is reported 'getting along nicely.
Mrs. F. E. Peterson, who was opera
ted upon two weeks ago at tho hospital
has recovered and returned Wednesday
to her homo in Staploton.
Mr. Carlton, who was operated upon
a fow days ago by Dr. F,red J. Wurtelo,
is reported getting along nicely.
Local and Personal
Martin Myers, of Paxton, arrived in
tho city Wednesday for a short visit
with friends. ,
WIHard Newman, residing twelve
miles north of tho city, was in Wednes
day looking after business matters.
Wilred Stewart, of Lexington, visited
friends in tho city Tuesday evening
and attended tho K. C.'s dance
at tno Masonic hull.
Thomas Mnrcott, WUliam.Bcatty at d
Fred Pockham, of Ilra'dy, woro county
seat visitors Wednesday looking after
somo business and visiting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Eyerly and Mrs
Schantz, of Hershey, were in the city
Wednesday visiting Mrs. James Abbott
at the P. & S. hospital,
Ted Lucoy and Frank Coates, of
Suthorland. were business visitors in
city Wednesday, Mr. Coutcs is mana
ger of the Iddings Iumbqr.ynrd at
J. Livingstone, of Hastings, arrived
in tho rity Wednesday morning for n
visit with S. M. Soudor of tho county
treasurer's oflko and to look after
some matters of business.
A. L. Fletcher and George Gregory
appoared before Police Judge Walker
Wednesduy morning charged with being
drunk and disorderly and wero each
given thirty days in the county jail.
Alva Carpenter, of Wellfloot, son of
Ex-oherift Carpenter, and Lawrence
Carpenter aro visiting in the
city this week. Lawronco Car
penter was called over to servo on
a jury and Alva cumu over to visit
V. Pagott, of this city, left yester
, day for Paxton where ho will open up
a blacksmitlung shop. Ho was formerly
employed In tho Union Pacific shops but
was lot out in tho recent reduction of
force and will now engage In business
Why not be up to date and have the same lighting
convenience as your city brother.
A small isolated light plant run by your gasoline
engine is what you need. The electric light is as far
ahead of the ordinary oil lamp as the 'oil lamp was
ahead of the pine knot. When in town, call and let
us explain this system.
Electrical Supply Co.,
217 East 6th Street.
Silver King Convicted
Silver King was couvicted by a jury
Wednesday of the charge of assaulting
U. Inenaga, a Japanese laborer, with
the intent of killing him. Tho caso
went to the jury at 10:45 in the morning
and they reported at 1:30 with n vordict
of guilty. Tho sontonce Is an indeter
minate sentence of from ono to twenty
years in the statopenUcntiary.
The caso was prosecuted by County
Attorney Georgo N. Gibbs and Mayor
E. H. Evans appeared in defense. Tho
plaintiff and Miss Helen Severn of
Denver wero tho chief witnesses for
the prosecution. The defense put up a
hard fight on tho grounds that Miss
Severn was an accomplice of Silver
King's to assist in robbing Inenngo of
his monoy, and that she later turned
state's evidence to exonerate herself.
S. Kai, a Japanese interpreter from
Cheyenne, assisted in the trial by in
terpreting for the state's witness. His
work was of great assistance as he is
well educated and speaks very good
King was sentenced to from ono to
twenty years athard labor and his term
will depend upon his own actions. The
matter lies with tho state board of par
dons and sentence is commuted at its
option and discretion.
The following men composed the jury;
Harry Adery, A. F. Blankenburg, F.
II. Barber, Greely Bundy, John H.
Campbell, W. II. Fry, Owen Jones,
John Koontz, Aaron Koin, Georgo Abel,
Henry Gaum and Francis Montague.
Local and Personal.
W. T. Alden is reported on the sick
list at his homo on West Third streot.
O. O. D. Cleaners and Dyers. Next
door to the Ritncr Hotel. tf
S. C. and Hugh Brogan and John Mc
Cuskor of Koystone, were in the city
Tuesday everting to attend tho dance
civen bv tho K. C's.
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Kain of the
Wallace vicinity are visiting friends in
the city this week. Mr. Kain came over
to serve on tra jury and Mrs. Kain
will visit friends.
. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Thomas, of Suth
erland, were in the city Tuesday even
ing and Wednesday, coming over to at
tend tho K. C.'s dance. Whilo in the city
they wero guests at tho Bonham home.
Jake Roscnburg, of Cottonwood,
transacted business in town tho early
part of the week and made Tho Tribune
a business call. Mr. Rosenburg is ono
of tho early settlers of tho Cottonwood
section,' having lived there since 1884.
Dolson's Addition. We haye a few
choice lots left. Let me show them to
you. C. F. Temple, Agent.
Tho funeral of Mrs. Wm. Thayer was
hold Wednesday morning from the
Christian church, II. G. Knowles officia
ting. Quite a largo number attended
and the floral offerings wero numerous
and beautiful. Interment was in the
North Platte cemotery.
Proceedings of the
February 1C, 1911.
Board mot pursuant to adjournment,
Present White, IIorminghauBen, Sprin
ger und county clerk.
Bond of F. W. Clauson, overseer
district -10 is horeby approved.
Settlement is hereby mndo with E.
K. Souder, overseer district 51, and
And due him the sum of 23.25 which ia
hereby allowed on said district.
Settlement is hereby mado with Jas,
Bochnn. overseer diHtrict 27, and And
due him the sum of 98.10 which is here
by allowed on commissioner district 1.
Settlement is hereby made with John
J. Ginupp, overseer district 1G for the
yeur 1912 and 1913, und find duo him tho
sum of S8G.00, which is heroby nllowcd
on said district.
The claim of Fred Pierson for 5G.78
for refund of taxes paid under protest
is hereby disallowed for tho icasonthat
Biiid proporty was assessed to Fred
Pierson nnd not to tho Sutherland State
Dank, nnds tangible property.
The county treasurer is hereby
authorized to correct tho personal tax
list of A. N. Peterson, Fox Creek Pre
cinct, on account of error in assessment.
Bids for county grading were opened
and tabulated and found as follows:
W. u. Waldo, grading, 5J cents per
in the House .
ELECTRIC CURRENT Will Do the Work.
Electric Vacuum Cleaners.
And many others.
North Platte Electric Co,
Mutual Building and Loan Association
OF NORTH PLATTE, NEB.
Assets December 1, 1913, $566,396.07
Paid up stock pays six per cent .dividends and may be
cashedflat any time on thirty dnys' notice.
Monthly savings, installment stock, pays eight per cent
Either stock may be subscribed for AT ANY TIME.
This Association is operated understate supervision and
the stock affords an Investment that cannot be excelled for
T. C. PATTERSON, President
S. GOOZEE, Secretory.
A Chambers, grading, 6J cents per
Tho bid of W. D. Waldo being the
lowest, tho contract is heroby awarded
to him, bond of $1,000 to be furnished.
The following clnims were allowed on
the general fund, to-wit:
Emma Pulver, care of county poor
from March 31 to June 30, 1913, allowed
for $tU9.2(Tund disallowed for $15.5&. '
Emma Pulver, caro of county poor
from June 30, 1913 to Sept. 30, 1913,
allowed for 550.85 and disallowed for
A II Huntington, labor and
material making shelves in
courtroom 73 05
Julia Hoga, staining and varnish
ing same G 75
G W Brown, mdse for county
poor .. 24 38
F D Westcnfeld, mdse for
Isaac Selby, blankets for jail
John Gnedke, balance duo tak
ing care of E Martin from
No v 21, 1911 to Nov. 21,
John Gaedke, care of E Martin,
Nov. 21, 1913 to Jnn. 21, 1914,
"W S Wodd, services State vs
Jas A Howe, services, State vs
Cormak 10 00
Poter Millen, refund of taxes... 8 00
John F Snyder, cash for road
work, district 32, allowed on
said district 50 00
C E Hostettor, bridge work, al
lowed on bridge fund, .... 53 25
Tidbell Lumber Co. lumber for
road district 22, allowed on
commissioner Dist 2 70 GB
Whereupon the board adjourns to
February 2.', 1914.. C. W. Yost,
(itO ares 10 miles south and half milo
east of Stapleton, all fenced, 300 a.
pasture, 110 a. in cultivation, about
60 a. in rye, good 4 room sod house,
framo stable, grainery, concrete
chicken house, well, windmill, cistern
water piped to house, bearing orchard,
plum and cherry. This is a good buy
at $9.00 per acre. Might take small
proporty in town for part paymeut.
Geo. E. Hardin, Myrtle, Neb.
Twentieth Century Club
Date of Meetings.
General meeting, second Tuesday in each month
nt library building.
Civic Department, first and third Thursday
evenings of each month ut library building,
Literary Department, on each nltcmato Tuesday
afternoon beginning January 20th.
Domestic Scienrii n,.njirfmfmt ..,.). t. u.
Monday afternoon beginning January 28th.
Music Department, first and third Friday after
noun of each month.
1 nijTRONIZE THE nST i
I In' House of Good Shdus Mil H
I When in North Pintle.
W Motion Pictures. Ituns Every S
El Night. Matinee Saturday After- 1
noon at 2:30 O.'cloc k.
I 10 CENTS. I
Dr. J. S. Twinem,
Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon.
Special Attention to Obstetrics
and Children's Diseases.
Phones, offico 183, residenceI283
Office in McDonald Bank Building.
North Platte, Nebraska.
Physician and Surgeon.
OHico In Keith Theatre Building
Special Attention given to Obstetrics
and Diseases of Women
OIHca 209 PHONES Residence 38
A. J. AMES. MARIE AMES.
Doctors Ames & Ames,
Physicians and Surgeons,
Office over Stone Drug Co.
Phones I Office 273
rnones ReB,dence 273
School for Dancing
Prof. Von Koenigsmark Director.
I.ady nnd gentleman Instructor In old, new
nnd society dances, Corre and learn to
danco tho modified tango. '
Open daily 10 a. m. Mascnlc Hall.
Bones and jScrap Iron.
We pay -$10 per ton for Bones
and $3 to $4 per ton for scrap
iron, We buy all kinds of junk.
Bring it to us.
Locks Livery Barn
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF LINCOLN
Tho Stato of Nebraska, Lincoln county:
Toall persons interested in the estato of Char
leB F. ladings, deceased.
Whereas, Ellio C. Iddings of said county has
filed in my office an Instrument purporting to bo
tho last will and testament of Charles F. hiding ,
deceased, lato oJ Lincoln oounty, Nebraska, and
said Etllo C. Iddings has filed her petition herein
praying to havo the same admitted to probate,
and for the issuance of letters testamentary to
her. Which will relates to both nul and personal
estate, 1 have, therefore appointed tho 24th day
of February, 1911, at 9 o'clock, In tho forenoon
nt tho county court in said county as the time
and placo for hearing said will, nt which timo
ami place you and all concerned may appar nnd
contest tho hearing of tho same. Ii Is further
ordered that said petitioner glvo notice to all per
sons Interested In said estato of the pendency of
.this petition, and tfie time and placo for hearing
of the same by causing a copy of this order to
to bo published in tho North Plntte Tribune, a
newspaper printed and published in Bald county
of Lincoln, for three weeks successively
previous to the day set for tho hearing.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my
hand and official seal this 2nd day of February,
n-3 . JOHN GRANT.
tbLAL) ,, County Judge.
, Eslray Notice.
Taken up by the subscriber on his
enclosed lands in Lincoln county, No
braska, on tho 25th day of September,
19M, u light red cow, wlnto hind feot,
white tail, small white spot in face,
branded two bar X, on right hip, ago 9
Owner will please call, prove prop
orty, pay chhaages and take animal
away. T. F. Zimmerman.
Do You Know
You can rent a
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOX
or start a
North Platte, Neb.?
Come and Try Us.
OR. HARRY MfTCHELL
Telephone Red 4 605H Dewey St.
NorthJMa 'to; Nebraska.
GEO. B. DENT,
Physician and Surgeon, I
Office over McDonald Bank.
p. ) Office 130
r nones J Residence 115
Office phone 241. Res. phone 217
L. C . DROST,
North Platte, - - Nebraska.
McDonald Bank Building.
P. J. LATHAN.
McCabe Building Rooms 8 and 9.
Signet Chapter O. E. Sk,
Meets 2nd and 4th Thursday of every
month at Masonic Hall at 7:30 r. m.
By virtue of an order of sale issued from the
district court of Lincoln county, Nebraska, upon
a degree of foreclosure rendered In said court
wherein Blancho B. Field is plaintiff and Thur
lough Chambers, ct al are defendants, and to me
directed 1 will on the 24th day of Jan., 1914, at 1
o'clock p. m., at tho east front door of the court
lion bo in North Platte, Lincoln county, Ne
braska, sell at public auction to the highest
bidder for cash, to satisfy said decree, Interest
and costs, the following described property
to-wlt: East one-half E"j) Section twenty-four
(24) Township Eleven (11) North of Range
Twenty-eight (28) west of the Gth P. M. Lincoln
Dated North Platte. Neb., Dec. 22, 1U13.
d2J-6 A. J. SALISBURY. Sheriff
NOTICE TOR PUBLICATION.
Serial No. 04777
DEPAIITMENT OF THE INTERIOR.
United States Land Office
North Platte, Nebraska, Jan. 21, 1914.
Notice is hereby civen!that Jacob L. Harden of
North Platte, Neb., who on June 4th, 1910, made
homestead entry Serial No. 01777 for
SEW Section 12, Township 12 N. Range 31,
W. of 6th Prlnclpn! Mcridan, has filed notice
of Intention to make final three year proof, to
establish claim to the land above described
before tho register and receiver at North Platte
Nebraska, on the 18th day of March
Claimant names ns wltnessses: Josph Shaw,
William W. Hunter, James K, Crow and Francis
Montague all of North Platte, Nebr.
J27-6 J. E. Evans. Register.
Bought and highest market
Residence Red 636 Office 459
C. H. WALTERS.
What is more comfortable or satis
factory than an evening at home sur
rounded by tho family and with ono of
our hand-made pure leaf eigars to
smoke? Our cigars have an established
roputation for their goodness.
J F SCHMALZRIED,
The Maker of Good Cigars,
Hogs an ti uatt
Di iediield Infield
Physicians and Surgeons.
WILLIS J. REDFIELD. Surgeon.
JOE B. REDFIELD, Physician.
physicians & Surgeons
. Hospital . .
Otllce Phone 410 Res. Blk 552
Bertha E. Mangon, M D.
Physician and Surgeon
Deceases of Women and Children oSpecUltr
NORTH TLATTE, NEB.
New McCabo Blbg.
- PROBATE NOTICE.
In the County Court of Lincoln County, Ne
braska, Jan. 20th, 1914.
In the matter of the estate of James
E. Baker, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given, that tho creditors of said
deceased will meet the Executors of said
estate, before the county judge of Lincoln county,
Nebraska, at the county court room, in said
county, on tho 24th day cf Feb. 1914, and on
the 21th day of Aug, 1914, at 9 o'clock a. m. each
day, for the purpose of presenting their claims for
examination, adjustment and allowance. Six
months are allowed for creditors to present their
claims, nnd one year for tho Executors to
settlo said estate, from the 20th day of Jan. 1914.
A copy of this order to be published in the North
Platte Tribune, a legal semi-weekly news
paper printed in said county for four successive
weeks prior to said date of hearing.
J27-4 JOHN GRANT. County Judge.
In tho county court of Lincoln county, Ne
braako, January 20th, 1914.
In the matter of the estate of Mary E. Slutts,
Notice Is hereby given, that the creditors of
said deceased will meet the executor of sa'd
estate, before the County Judge of Lincoln county,
Nebraska, at the county court room, in said
county, on tho 24th day of February, 1914., and on
the 24th day of August 1914, at 9 o'clock, a. m.
each day, for the purpose of presenting their
claims for examination, adjustment and allowance.
Six months nre allowed for creditors to present
their claims, nnd one year for the executor to
settle said estate, from the 20th day of January,
1914. A copy of this or.lw to bo published In the
North Platto Tribun , v ,e ral semi-weekly news
paper printed in said countv for four successive
weeks prior to said date of hearing.
J27-3 p JOHN GRANT. County Judge.
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF LINCOLN
In the matter of tbe estate of Luther O. Far-
To the creditors, heirs legatees and others Inter
ested in said estate.
Notice is hereby given that on January 31,
1914, Edward R. Goodman, administrator of said
estate, with the will annexed, filed in the said
County Court a report of his doings as adminis
trator of the estate, with the will annexed,, to
gether with his application for the distribution of
tho personal property of said estate, and the
assignment of tho real estato thereof, to-wlt:
Lots 1 and 2, Block 111, of the original townslte of
North Platte, Lincoln county, Nebraska; Lots 13
and 14, Block, 4 Cotner and Archer's Addition to
South Omaha, Douglas county, Nebraska, and
Lots 10 and 11. Block 12, Calkin's Subdivision of
Mayfield, In Douglai county, Nebraska, as pro
vided fly the will of said Luther O. Farrington,
deceased, and It is hereby ordered that the same
stand for hearing on tho 24th day of February.
A. D. 1914. before tho court at the hour of 9
o'clock, a. m. at which time all persons Interested
may appear, object to and contest the same.
Notice of this proceeding, and the hearing
thereof. Is ordered given to ail persons interested
in said matter by publishing a copy of this order In
the North Platto Seml-Wetkly Tribune, a sem -weekly
newspaper printed In said county, for
three consecutive weeks prior to said dato of hear
ing. Dated Jauuary 31, 1914.
seal John Grant,
f3-3 County J udgo
Eva Roddy, defendant, will take notice that on
the 19th day of November, 1913, William It. Mo
loney, administrator of tho estate of Lois
Shelton, deceased, filed hisjetitlon in the district
court of Lincoln county, Nebraska, against said
Eva Roddy, et. al the object and prayer of
Which aro to foreclose a certain mortgage,
executed by said Eva Roddy to Lois Shelton on
May 27. 1913, to secure promissory notes of even
datewith said mortgage, upon which there Is due
tho sum of Eleven Hundred Dollars Ul.lOO.OOj
with interest thereon at the rate of six per cent
from May 27, 1913. Said mortgage was glvca upon
Lot One 111, in Section Eight 81. Township
Thirteen 113 North. Range Thirty 30 West in
Lincoln county, Nebraska.
Plaint! (I also seeks to obtain an appoln tment of n
recievcr for said premises pending said action
upon tile grounds that said property is not
sufficient security for the payment of the debt
named in said mortgago and that said property is
liable to be wasted! that the same is not Insured:
that said property is rapidly decreasing in value;
thutithnsno rental aluu while in tho condition
that it island that the !mproements upon said
property aro being destroyed and the real estate
not of value to exceed $100.00 outside of tho im
provements thereou, nnd that tho said defendant,
Eva Roddy, is insolvent. Plaintlif prays for a
decree that the defendant slrill be required to pay
the amount herein stated to be duo upon sold
mortgage and that SJld premises may be sold to
satisfy tho amount found due, and for tho ap
pointment of a receiver to take Immediate charge
of said premises. And said F a Roddy is hereby
notified to answer said petition on or before tho
Z3U uay oi reuruaiy. ian, nnd that on tho Kth
day of February, 1914, at 10 o'clock, a. m., or as
soon thereafter as plalntlfl can bo heard, plaintiff
will apply to the judge of tho district court at
chambers in the coutt house at North Platte, Ne
braska, for the appointment of such receiver of
said premises, and plalntitr proposes tho name of
A, J. Salisbury, sheriir of said county, as such
receiver, with hod Bonding and Surety Co., ns
surety, and plaintlif offers as Burety for hlmBelf
Lion Bondlntr and Suret Co-
VI LLIAM R, MAT.ONEY.
Admr of Estate of Lois Shelton, deceased
Bv Hnauland & Hoapland, His Attorneys.
' LECAt, NOTICE
To Goorgc W. Hoyden, Emma Hostctter, nee
Hawley, Orvllle Hostctter. her husband: Fanny
Minshall, nco Hawley, Ralph Mlnshall, her hus
band nnd Mamie Ruddy, non resident defendants'
You and each of you will take notice that E. H
Evans, administrator of tho estate of Patrick
Ruddy, deceased, as plaintiff has filed a petition
In tho district court of Lincoln county, Nebraska
against you and each of you impleaded with
Elizabeth J. White, nee Hawley, Georgo C. White
her husband, William Hawley, Irene Hawley his
wife. First National Dank of North Platte
N cbraska, a corporation, Llunio It. Ruddy, Jennie
Ruddy and Julfus Plzer, additional defendants.
Tho object nnd prayer of which said petition are
to quiet and confirm In the eotntn r,r d ...-i.
Ruddy, deceased, title In nnd to tho following
described lands situate In Lincoln countv. No.
braska. to-wlt; Lot Two 2, n niock
One Hundred Thirty-Three 133, of the
nrlcrlnnl trtwn nt tYia ..I,. XT .1. rit
ami particularly to oulet said title against the
...t.l '"","" """iP. ," oyuen, Elizabeth J.
White, George C. White, Emma Hostetter, Orvllle
Hostetter, Fanny Minshall, Ralph Mlnshall. Wil
Ham Hawley and Irene Hawley and tho First
National Hank of North Platte, by reason of tho
ndverse possession of said deceased and his
grantors as pleaded in plalntiif's petition for
moro than ten years last past against said de
fendants nnd ench of them; and against the
defendants Elizabeth J. White. Emma Hostetter
Fanny Mlnshall and William Hawley as the heirs
of Lucy Hawley, deceased clalmung somo Interest
under a certain mortgage executed by John
Hawley as executor and trustee of Bald Lttcv
Hawley, deceased. '
And further to obtain leave of court to complete
an executory contract made by said Patrick
Ruddy, deceased, with Howe& Maloney for tho
sale of tho west one-third IH of Lot Two 21
and to further obtain permission to prosecute
this action to quiet title as part performance of
said contract of Bale; nnd tho said defendants
Linnio H. Ruddy. Jennie Ruddy and Mam e
Ruddy are made party defendants hereto as the
heirs of said Patrick Ruddy, decensed, for the pur
nose of adjusting any and all equities arising
by reason of said contract.
The defendants Georgo C. White, Orvllle Hos
tetter, Ralph Mlnshall and Irene ,Hawley are
made party defendants by reason of being the
husbands and wife of said heirs of Lucy Hawlev
You and each of you will mako answer to said
petition on or More the 2nd day of March. l5ff
or judgment will bo taken against you as in said
E i'.Kvans, Administrator of theEstata
- . ot P?trick RluidV- Deceased. Bte
E. II Evans, Attorney. jig.
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