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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (May 1, 1914)
B. of L. E. May Parly
Spoons and Forks in Sterling Silver.
We have many patterns in spoons and forks,
the work of skilled designers, elaborate or simple
as may be preferred.
Great care should be exercised in selecting a
pattern that is to be used a life time and
probably handed down to succeeding generations.
From our many designs you will have no dif
ficulty in choosing one that is altogether pleas
ing. Our prices are moderate.
JEWELER and OPTICIAN.
Wo want your Repair Work.
Local and Personal
Mrs. Charles Burroughs left yester
morning for westorn points to make an
extended? visit with relatives and
frionds. She expects to be gone several
Mrs. V. E. Hlnman and children left
yesterday morning for Donver and
other westorn points whoro they will
mako an extended visit with relatives.
Attornoy J. G. Beolorleft yesterday
afternoon for Maxwell where he ap
peared for the state In the hearing of
Henry Geiso before tho state board of
Wm. It. Moloney expects to leave
tomorrow for Snlinn, Kons,, to visit
relatives for a few days. Mrs. Mu
loney has been visiting there for the
past few weeks.
Judge J. S. Hoagland, E. S. Davis,
J. W. Smallvood and J.E. Evan3 drove
over to Wallace Wednesday .evening
whore they assisted in putting on the
work in the I. 0. 0. F. lodge.
M. L. Rau, of Chicago, one of the
members of tho firm of II. Scoonovor
&Co., arrived in the city yesterday
morning to spend a few days visiting
Mr. Scoonovcr and transacting business.
E. 0. Eldridgo.ono of the men employ
ed on the booster gang of tho American
Talophono and Telegraph company, is
reported convalescing nicely at the
Chamberlain rooming house. He was
taken ill tho first of tho week with ty
The case of Christian Sodocott vs.
Roger O'Conner et nl wns up for hear
ing yesterday morning in tho county
court ond was continued tor eight days.
The easels for forcible entry and de
tention In which an island in tho North
river is involved.
Alt'onse Picardis getting tho grounds
ready on his lot on East Fourth street
for the erection of a now bungalow.
The bouse will bo built on tho lot ad
joining the now bungalow of Robert
Dickey's.1? Ho is now starting tho work
of excavation for the basoment.
Tho little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. II. Diener fell Wednesday morning
while at play on tho campus of the East
school and wns rendered unconscious.
She wasjploying with tho other child
ren during tho morning intermission
and stumbled over n wire. She struck
on her head and was rendered uncon
scious for fifteen or twenty minutes and
was taken home. She vvos'.delirious all
afternoon, but is rspoited getting along
Junior Normal Will
Slarl on June 8lh
Arrangements have beon completed
for the eight weeks' term of the Junior
Normal which will be held here this
summer. It will begin June 8th and
last until July 31st. Snpt. Wilson
Tout of this city will be principal of the
normal and ho has planned a fine lot of
work for this summer. Tho work will
bo along the lines that lead to procur
ing a first, second orthlrd giade county
certificate and the primary department
will bo a feature of tho work. A strong
teaching force has been hired and tho
normal this year has the promise of
being one of the best yet held.
Other features of tho normal will bo
tho Chautauqua, tho state experimental
sub-station and tho men's club. The
teachers will bo taken on expeditions
to. the dxperimentat'station for study
and rocroation. The men's club will
consist of the men teachers attending
the normal ond will bo an athletic or
ganization for baseball and tennis nnd
they will also talk fishing tripB. Plans
arc also being talked to make the
study periods only in the mornings in
order that the teachers may huve the
entiro afternoon for study und recrea
tion. That would also bo a good plan
during tho Chautauqua so that the
teachers could attend all sessions.
This evening North Platte society,
and especially that poition which de
lights to dance, will turn out en masse
at the Lloyd opera house to attend the
Thirty-second Annunl May Party of'
Division 88, B. of L. E. For this oc-1
casion the hall has been lavishly decora--
ted with tri-colored streamers and
electric lights, theso decorations being
more profuse than has been customary
for several years past. All day yester
day and today a large number of decora
tors have been at work, and the s-iene
to be prosentedf this evening will be
The Maj Party will open promptly at
8:30 with a prtlude in the way of a con
cert by the Stamp orchestrn, which will
alio furnish the music for the dances.
This program will consistof the follow
ing iiumuriB. .
Triumphol March from "Aida" Verdi
Overture, "Morning, Noon nnd Night
in Vienna" Suppe
Melodies from "When Dreams Come
Selections from the operetta, "Adele"
While a grand march is now consid
ered posse at most balls, the engineers
believe in keeping this old familiar
custom alive, hence the march will be
held this evening and will be led by M.
C. Hnyes and daughter Miss Vaunita.
During the march the souvenirs will be
distributed. There will be on the floor
a number of ladies and gentlemen who
attended the first May Party thirty-one
years ago and have not missed one
since. They may not participate with
that degree of frolic that marked their
earlier years, but they will enjoy the
party just the same for the May Party
more than any other event, brings out
the old-timers and their association one
with the other is always pleasant.
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OUR PET DEPARTMENT;
Dr. G. II. Mathews has moved his
office from tho north side barn to tho
Palace livery on Front street in charge
of George Wickhan. Calls answered
dnyornlgnt, phono Bk -182 or Barn
No. 25. 29-8
Mr. Simmons, of Seward, state
deputy for the A. 0. U. W., loft tor
his home yesterday morning after
spending two weeks visiting the local
lodge. While in this city he added
twenty now mombers to tho local or
ganization. MissJKnta Shields returned yosterday
morning to her home in Koarney after
closing a very successful school year in
District No. 5 in this county. Her
school closed hist week.
E. J. VanDorhoof, proprietor of The
Star clothing company, is quite sick.
He has been poorly for some tima and
yesterday was obliged to go to bed.
Tho estate matter of the late Dr.
Eungene D. Collette was up for first
claim day yesterday in tho county
Stability, Efficiency and Service
hive boon tho 'notoi-s
in tho growth of tho
First National Bank,
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CAV IT AT AA'JD SUI?lJK,USt
One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars.
Widow Gets Verdict of $16,000.
Wilcox & Halligan of this city have
been working with the law firm of
Devoe and Swenson in the district
court at Sidney on the case of Mrs. Ray
Phillips vs. the Union Pacific company,
a damage case. Phillips was a conduc
tor on the Union Pacific and was killed
March 14th, 1913 In a wreck near Kirn
ball. Suit was brought against the
company by tho widow and the jury
In a voidict yesterday morning award
At the time Phillips was Killed his
brakeman and three stockmen were-
also killed. The case for the brakeman
was up last fall nndthe jury awarded the
widow $25,'000 but theicourtcut it dowrlj
to $15,000. Three of the stockmen were
killed andjtwo were onlyinjured and they
were witnesses in the case. The wreck
occurred during a severe blizzard and
the evidence brought out that it was
due to negligence of the dispatcher. The
engine on the train that was struck had
run out of water and was detached and
a second train ran into the caboose,
causing the fivo deaths.
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Every store has its pet department and
the Hosiery Department is one
The Topsy Hosiery shown in
all grades and at .all prices, medium
weights, light gauzy hose,-but very sub
stantial. Topsy Hose wears longest be
cause it is knit to size and shape ex
actly of the best yarn and dyed with .
aye mai aosoiuieiy aoes not roi, ourn q:
or weaken the yarn. .a
Topsy Hose, The stocking's q:
that have only one kind of a "come- i
back," the come back for more like :y,
them. Knit right and fit right, lhat
means wear right.
Give our Topsy Hose a trial,
It will mean perfect satisfaction with
every pair. The Topsy hose prices
are such that all can afford to wear.
Do not fail to make our Hosiery
Department a visit, you will not be
urged to buy.
1 T. Tramp & Son,
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Macey's Alfalfa Seed.
The "egg yellow" kind. See sample
at Derry berry & Forbes. tf
Citizens Ask License
Raised to $3,000
The dairy bam that was planned for
the substation near this city is being
started. - Only tho main part of the
building will bo completed this sum
mer on account of the scarcity of funds.
Tho barn when complete will cost over
$14,000 with tho shed that will be built
on lutor. The building this summer
will take about $10,000. Tho part for
the accomodation of the dairy will be
built this year nnd the dairy started up
as soon as possible, A number of fine
cows have beon purchased for experi
mental use and Supt. Snyder anounces
that the milking machines will not be
itsed on these for the time being.
A. W. Plummer and former County
Commissioner Geo. Roberts arrived in
tho city yesterday morning enroute to
their homo In Maxwell from Rochester,
Mich., where Mr. Roberts has been
taking treaament for stomnch trouble
from Drs. Mayo Brothers. Mr. Robert's
condition is reported very little improved
and the doctors held out faint hopes for
his recovery. He was obliged to resign
as county commissioner some time ago
on account of his physicial condition.
Attorney and Mrs. W. V. Hoagland
returned tho first of tho week from
Fullerton where they visited friends.
Mr. Hoagland went to Omaha and
enme back as far as Fullerton where
ho was joined by Mrs. Hoagland. They
had intended visiting also at St. Paul,
Neb., but did not go on account of the
I bad weather. Mr. Hoagland reports a
heavy hail storm at Fullerton Sunday
Miss Anna Kramph, who spent several
days this week in Omaha attending the
state convention of Charities and Cor
1 rection, wns appointed a momber of tho
' corrections committee. The committee
is composed of three men nnd two
Tho ostate matter of the late O. P.
Guffey was up in the county court yes
terday morning for hearing on the first
The estate matter of tho late Perry
Frame was up in tho county court yes
terday for final settlement.
Pat Haines, of Iirady Islnnd, was a
The city council met in special ses
sion yesterday afternoon in City Clerk
Temple's office for the purpose of grant
ing saloon licenses and druggists per
mits for tho coming year. Shortly be
fore the council convened a petition
was filed with tho city clerk asking
that the saloon licenses be raised from
$1,000 to $3,000 per year. The matter
was taken up with the city attorney and
he stated that that matter wos covered
by an ordinance, and that the present
ordinadce under which the- licenses
were granted called for only $1,000 and
that the raise could not bo made this
year. The matter will have to be cov
ered by an ordinance and it will be
up at the regular council meeting and
dealt with as all other ordinance. The
petition was signed with 102 names.
A remonstrance signed by 54 voters
of the Fourth ward was submitted to
the council. The remonstrance was
against granting a saloon license for
the Fourth ward, and it was also left
oyer to a Inter meeting. The applic
ation for license in that ward has not
yet been published and it wjll have to
go through the regular channels before
a licunso is granted by the council.
Saloon licenses were granted to
Henry Waltomath, J. C. Den, A. E.
Timmcrman, Luke Haley, C. T.
Whelan and II. J. Rebhausen. Druggist
permits were granted to Francis J.
Dunn, James W. Elliott, R. S. Baker
and Joseph Stone. The application for
saloon license by Mr. Lock was withdrawn.
My residence at 40S West Eleventh
St., 5 rooms, bath, nice trees, lawn and
outbuildings. Very reasonable. Small
payments down. II. A. Lawhend.
Building & Loan Association
Of Lincoln, Nebraska
Will loan you money to build and
C. F. TEMPLE, Dist. Agent.
Call and See Us
We handle the best grades of Staple and
Fancy Groceries at the lowest prices
consistent with good business manage
ment. The famous ''Yellowstone" and
"Web Foot" brands of canned goods-
WHERE SATISFACTION IS THE WATCHWORD
Phone 80 Basement of The Hub.
business visitor to the
Moose to Play Ball.
A special meeting of the Loyal Order
of Moose was held Wednesday evening
at the club rooms for the purpose of
talking over baseball for this summer
and it was unanimiously voted to get
up a team to play the other .teams of
the city. A committee consisting of
Homer Mussolman, Clyde Gideon and
Hnrry York was appointed to look after
the baseball project and see about
getting supplies and selecting players.
Tho members attending were all en
thusiastic about organizing a team and
the committee will meet soon and draft
plans to be submitted at the next reg
ular meeting where the mattor will be
definitely dealt with. The equipment
will be purchased soon and a practice
called for tho selection of the players
us soon as the weather permits.
is herby given to all consumers of Electricity, that begining
with the first of May, this Company will mail statements to
consumers the first of each month.
When you pay your bill bring in the statement and have
it receipted or mail it with your remittance. We will no
longer send around a collector.
Mailing monthly statements adds to our expense but we
beleivp that this new system will prove very much more
satisfactory to you.
North Platte Electric Co.
C. R. MoitBY, Manager.
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