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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JUNE 2, 1914.
Dies in Maxwell
George W. Roberts, former county
commissioner of Lincoln county, died
Saturday evening at his homo In the
Maxwell vicinity after an illness of
several months duration. Cancer of
the, stomach was the cause of his
death and ho has been suffering from
this for a number of years.
Mr. Roberts was born in Massachu
setts and his parents wero both
drowned in the Black River, flood whqn
he was a boy. He then went to Maine
where he lived with relatives. He
was educated there and came to Lin
coln county in 1831 and settled in the
Maxwell vicinity. He went into the
cattle business there with his uncle,
William Plummer, now of the Maxwell
bank. Ho is a cousin of Arthur Plum
mer of this city.
Mr. Roberts was Veil known in this
county ami had a host of friends who
will regret to learn of hisdemtse. He
was elected county commissioner at the
last eiocuon DU was compelled to re
sign on account of his health. After
that ho went up into the lake country
for the sake of his health and was also
at Rochester in consultation with Drs.
Mayo Bros., but they gave him no
hones of recovering his heath.
He returned home about a month ago
and has been gradually growing weaker
since that time Until his death Saturday
afternoon at 4 o'clock. The funeral
was held yesterday afternoon at 1
o'clock from the homo and a number
from hsre attended Among them
were Charles Stamp, Miss Florence
Stamp. C, S. Clinton, E. II. Springer,
A. N. Durbin, R. L. Cochran, C. W.
Yost, D. B. White, F. W. Herming
hausen, Geo. N. Gibbs, A. J. Salis
bury and S. M. Souder.
Another Old Resident Dies.
William Dickerson, better known us
'English Billie," died yesterday after
noon at 1:30 at Mrs. Pulver's hospital
in this city. He was an aged man and
has-been a resident of this city for
many years. Dropsy was the causo of
hiss doath and he has been suffering
with that disease for a nnmber of years.
Mrs. Dickerson died several months
ago and after her death Mr, Dickerson
made his home with his step-son, Chas.
A, Robinson who .resides on a farm
northwest of the city. For the past
three months he has been staying with
Mrs. Pulver and his physical condition
Jias boen vry poor.
The funeral will be held tomorrow
afternoon at 2:30 from the Episcopal
church. Dean J. J. Bowker officiating.
Interment will be made in the North
We take pleasure in calling attention to
our mid summer display of new ideas in all
white and black dressjiats Friday, June 5th.
Very good values at 10, 15 and 20 dollars.
We invite you to call. The Hat Shop.
Notice of Birdwood Irrigation District
Notice is hereby given that the as-
sessor in and for the Birdwood Irriga
tion District, Lincoln county, Nebraska,
has completed the assessment book and
has delivered the same to the secretary,
and the Board of Directors is hereby
called to meet at th office of the secre
tary at the residence of Mrs. W. B.
McNeel, on southeast quarter of section
36, township 15, north, range 32 west
of the 6th P. M., on the ICth day of
- June, 1914, at 2 p. m. of said date, to
sit as a board of equalization and to re
ceive and hear objections to the assess
ment, and will remain in session as
long as necessary not to exceed ten days
During which time all objections to the
valuation and assessment will be heard
Dated this 29th day of May, 1914.
j2- Mary C. McNeel, Sec.
For the Pest Quality at the Most
Reasonable Rates we are at
the Head of the Column
We make Ice Cream Jfor Wholesale and
Retail Trade. We have many Pleased
Customers. Are you one of them?
If Not, Why Not?
Try us once and you'll come again. Ice Creamjin Va
nilla, Chocolate and Strawberry Flavor&,Sherbcts inOrange,
Pineapple, Lemon and Grape.
Special Wholesale Prices, and also Special Prices for
Party Orders, Socials, Etc.
LOOK FOR OUR SIGN
POULOS BROS, Props. Phone 17
Our Motto: "Tho Best at the Lowest" Price."
City and County News
Miss Ethel Warlamont left last even
ing for her homo in Cheyenne after
visiting in the city for a week at the
William Hubbard home.
License to wed was issued yestorday
morning to Charles M. Kirk, and Miss
Minnie Whits both of this city. They
were married by Judge Grant and they
will make their home on n farm in this,
A Mexican laborer, who was e ni
pped in theboet fieldshoar Hershoy,
died yesterday and a casket was sent
out from the Howe & Majoney estab
lishment. The funeral will Le hold
First communion was observed last
Sunday at St. Patrick's church and n
class of forty was . taken in. Next
Sunday Bishop James Duffey, of Kear
ney, will be here and confirmation will
A fast and exciting ball game was
played Sunday at Sutherland when the
Sutherland team defeated the North
Side Pirates by a score of 2 to 0.
Wooten was on the mound for the locals
and Coberly on the receiving end.
We wish to thank our neighbors.
friends and the members of the Ladies
Auxilary to B. of R. T. for their kind
noss and floral offerings during our late
sickness and beroavement.
Glenn A . Ferguson & Wife
Misses Esther and Fiotence Antonidcs
entertained a number of friends at
their home on West Sixth Saturday
evening. The evening was spent with
singing and social converse and nice
refreshments wore served. All roport
an enjoynble evening. -
Miss Harriet Dixon is expected home
this week from a visit of several days
with Miss Helen Watts at Corning, la.
They were both students in Brownell
Half in Omaha last year but Were com
pelled to go home on account of sick
ness. They attended tho commence
ment oxercises at Brownell hall.
Henry Waltemath and family spent
Saturday in the Curtis vicinity on a
ploasure trip. They report that the
recent cloudburst at Curtis did consider
able jdamaco to tho uark at that nlace.
A number of trees were killed and
much of the lawn was ruined. The
flood that followed also left a lot of de
bris on the lawn.
Daniel C. Stapleton. of Bogota,
South America, arrived in the city last
week to look after somo legal matters.
He antl Attorney Albert Sluldoon left
Friday for "Wallace and-vicinify to
look after some lund matters, Mr,
Stapleton was formerly an extensive
land owner in tho southern part of the
county. Ho left several years ago for
South America and since going there
has been very prosperous. He is hero
now to redeem land that he formerly
owned fronytyx foreclosure.
Harvey Sorenson, son of P. M.'
Sorenson, suffered a broken collar bene
Saturday when ho was thrown from his
motorcycle on a road about a half-mile
east of tho experimental station. He
and anqther young man wero riding
along together and neither seems to
know just how the accident occurred.
Sorenson must have struck something
as he was suddenly thrown headlong
irom "is mucnine, ma couur Done was
broken and one foot was quite badly
crushed and he also suffered a number1
of other bruises on his bedy and in his
ribs. He was brought to the city and
given medical attention and is reported
eettimr alone as well as could be ex
pected although his injuries will incapa-.
citaw him tor some time.
What About Hail Insurance?
Are you protected? If not, see Bratt &
Goodman. Lowest raies, best companies,
quick and satisfactory settlements. See them
today. Don't wait until you have lost all.
Time or cash payments.
Are you watching tho growth of tho
TTllVA Vntl ttltitafl flirt it. I.tvi.in.
I the now bungalows that aro now being
I built there?
ttavo you noticed tno absence of
"movod-irt" houses? This js prohibited
in these additions.
Have you stopped to consider that
this part of the city is tho best for res
Hero the sewer is deeper in tho
ground than elsewhere in the city.
1 his makes it the most sanitary part
of North Platte and all tho I6ts in Uieso
additions havo Ibis sewor already put
in and paid for.
These lots also havo five-foot cement
sidewalks and crossings. And best .of
all thla is the residence district of new
homes, all of which havo been built
within tho past flvq years. These ad
ditions aro not a mile or two out from
tho business district, bat aro all within
six to ten blocks of the business part of
the city and between tho Union Pacific
lailrond and the right-of-way of tfie
Burlington railroad. Thoso additions
are also located where these right-of-ways
are fartherest apart.
The prices of these lots with these
improvements all paid for, aro lower
than any similar lots in the city.
Priei!R of Inslrln Infa tfrnm S9SO tr S!L"J1
corner lsts $300 to $-100. Five percent
discount for cash or sales wilt be made
on easy terms. Abstract showing per
fect title and warranty deed furnished
with each sale.
Tho undersigned will bo glad to toko
inieresicu panics to see tneso lots. ,
WM. E. SHUM AN .
Quarter section of good bottom hay land
fenced. Houses and vacant rooms.
Bratt & Goodman.
Dr. Earl W. Fetter, of Brady, and
Miss Hazel Ellsworth of this city wero
married Friday evening at the olllce of
the county judge, Judge Grant ofilciat-
Inn Til Wattnf Kna knan nMnit-lni.
"til -' wt.fcu HBO USDIJ iaiWUlll
for some time in Brady and has a nice
practice worked Up there. Miss Ells
worth is n Grrnrfilnt-a nnfsA nnd hna Vw.nn
at tho P. & S'. hbspital in this city for
some time. They will make their homo
in Brady. '
Now is the time -to select your hat
for drossy summor wear. Seo otfr
special displayfof now ideas Friday,
June 5th. Charming all white lats,
lacey modol In white and black Special
prices. Tho Hat Shop. -
License to wed was issued Friday
evenjng from the office of tho county
Judge to Ira J. Sowle, of Maxwell and
Miss Susan L. Souder, of Moorefield.
The groom is a young farmer of tho
Maxwoll vicinity and the bride recentlv
closed a successful term of school lii
this county. Tho wedding will occur
tomorrow at tho home of tho bride's
parents in the Moorefiold vicinity. Miss
Souder is a sister to S. M. Souder of
the county treasurer's office.
Mrs. W. H. McDonald will leave to
morrow for Chicago whero she will at
tond tho graduation of her. daughter,
Miss Janot, who graduates tni3 year
from tho Gorton school in Wtnnnfltn. n
suburb of Chicago. The commence
ment will last all weok and their aro
a number of interesting features.
Among them is tho play,, "A Midsum
mer Night's Dream," which will be
given. Thoro will also bo several elab
orate luncheons and manv ntlmr diver
sions. Miss McDonald is preparing for
Vassar and will enter thero next year.
, Money to loan on real estate.
Bratt & Goodman.
Next Sunday is North Platte day at
.Kearney and the Kearney state league
team will play tho Norfolk team at that
place. Cummings, who was manager
of tho independent team hero last year
is manager of the Kearney tam this
year and there ere also sevoral other
former North Platte players on the
team. A large number from hero ex
pect to attend. They had considered
chartering a car to go, but they can
leave hero in the forenoon on No. G and
return on Np. 15 and a special car is
not necessary. Thon, too, in caso of
rain a special car would not be needed.
If looking for safe investments, nothing
beats a first mortgage made on conservative
basis, backed by good, reliable parties. These
mdrtgages range in sums of $300.00 and up
wards, netting 7 and 8 per cent semi-annual
interest not taxable. Nothing belter nor safer for
your idle money. Bratt & Goodman.
M. D. French, consulting engineer
for the North Platte electric company,
roturned homo last oyening from New'
York City where ho spent several days
inspecting tho machinery for the new
plant. He and Mr. Todd were there
together and tho machinoy has been
selected. Two engines of 800 k. w.
generating capacity each have been
purchased for the plant hore. They will
bo made to special order and will not
bo readv to uelivor for nhmit ntn.tu
days. The plant will be cquinDod with
000 k. w, capacity as against 250 k. w.
at present. This is more thon double
tho nresant canneltv nml nfto.. a...
engines are installed tho nlant will
give much better sorvico. In case one
of the encrinaa ia out of rtmnim. nU..
the other one can furnUh nnmo.n,.
to aduquately supply the city, while at
pressnt ir one or the small r engines is
put of repair a part of tho load has to
be taken off. Mr. Frnnrli win .Af..n
Now York City later and test out tho
macmnery alter Its completion before
it will be accepted.
: geo.b.dEnt, I
Physician and Suracon, J
Office over McDonald-Bank. $
' Phones l Office 180
i' .rnoneB Residence 116 X
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-felfe LjLj H Warn
On June 6th, we. will start the Hoosier Club. $1.00 puts the Cabinet in
yourfcome. SI weekly quickly pays. for it. No interest or' other fees.
Your money back if you are not perfectly satisfied.
CAXIi AND SEE TJ3CEM, -
HOWE & MALONEY.
Local and Personal.
Tllfi Tnrllnn cnrii nlnh nrill nrnof P.Mm.
afternoon with Miss Hannah. Keliher.
E. T. Trnmn nnrl fnmllu onnnf Sntnr-
dav in the Curtis vleinif.v. Hrivintr hvpc
in their car.
f!n. TrnnB. Durhln nrtA fnmllu mr.trrnA
over to Curtis whore they spent Decor
ation Day. ,
Let Schatz soil you a refrigerator at
Deputy County Clerk A. S, Allen re
turned Sunday from nvisitof afewdayB
Miss Myrtle Boeler returned Sunday
trom a visit of four W6eks at Columbus,
Lincoln and Omaha.
Don't ovorlook Schatz's sale next
mo oeniorpiay j acrap 01 1'aper."
will be given to-morrow ovening at tno
n.uiui meairo. inis win eno.tne school
festivitos for tho year.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thompson loft
Sunday morning for Choppell to visit
ovor Sunday with their son, 'Hilmer
Thompson and wlfo.
"V. It. Hareourt. of thn TTnrrnurt.
Jonson store returned yesterday morn
ing from Omaha where he spent Satur
day and Sunday visiting frionds.
"I should Bibble," Schatz's Sale
For Rent -Rooms for light house
keeping tor young ladies attending
normal school, $1.25 per weok, Com
mercial hotel, 216 East Fifth St. 37-2
Seo Schatz's Full Page Salo Ad.
MesdamosJ. E. Fillion and W. J
Landgraf will leavo SuiTday for Hast
ings to spend soveral weoks visiting
Mrs. Charles Godbey. They will also
visit in Kearney, Grand Island and
Farm and garden seeds in bulk, alf
alfa, cane, millet, kafilr corn, rape
seed, chick food, oyster shells, etc., at
Hershey's Hardware 5th & Locust Sts.
John Federhonf. vohn hn pnnduftad
La cigar store in tho Keith block for
auoup a quarter or a century, sold out
last week, to Wm. Roddtn and Chas.
Decker, the latter for many years a, res
ident of Maxwell.
. If wanting your milk or other stock prop
erly cared for in a large pasture of good feed,
plenty of living "water, reasonable charges,
teleqhone Chas. A. Moore, Red 438,
Mrs. Luther I. Tucker and sons
Charles and OgU loft Sunday morning
for Ogalalla to spend a few days visit
ing relatives and friends. From there
they will fco to the home of Mrs.
Tucker's parsnts, Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
Ogle who reside on a ranch near
ROOMS IMP z, I.O.O.F. BUILDING.
NORTH PLATTE. NEBRASKA '
MIbb Ella WiliiamB,
rived Friday to visit
of Sidney, ar
Tho Platte valley aid society will
meet Thursday afternoon of this weok
with Mrs. Strolberg.
A girl was born yesterday morning
to Mr. and Mrs. I3olos Josephs, resld
ing In the Fourth ward.
Children's Dav services will be held
at the Platte valley school house Sun
day,. June 14th.
Miss Blanche Thornburg and Jess
Smith spent Sunday in Sutherland
visiting with Miss Anna Wotzell
Tho W. R. C. social will be held Wod
nesday afternoon, Juno 3rd at tho
homo of Mrs. Joseph Morsch.
Mrs. Charles Thornburg left yester
day 'morning for Chappell whore sho
will spend a week visiting her mother.
Miss IrmaJMcMichael of the Howe
& Maloney store spent Saturday and
SrUnflBy . v,ls.u!nB her parents in the
Word has been received from Mr.
and Mrs. Seeborger that they have pro
longed their visit In the west for ono
week that they will not return until
next week. They wero expected home
Mr. N. J. Study, of Ghlcago, III.,
was in the city the latter pari of last
week. Mr, Study Is a member of tho
national board of censorship and he
Bpont the time hero visiting picture
shows and with friends.
J. O. IVIirnv and fnmltw ft Unit...
day for Abilene, Kans., and El Reno,
Okla., and they expect to spend most
of the summer visiting In the south.
Mr. Wilcox will accompany them for a
short visit but expects to return home
A GOOD POLICY BETWEEN
you and an accidental fire causing great
damngo, will be a protection that costs
you llttlu but moans veiy much. Every
houseuolder and property owner should
protect hini8olf against possible acci
dants by having u Fire Insuransc Policy
in ono of our Companies, securing him
against loss in enso of accidental fire.
Tho Policy costs little,' but covers groat
County Attorney George Gibbs re
ceived word last week from tho Ne
braska stallion registration board tdl'ng
that there aro ono hundred thirty atal
lions and jacks in Lincoln county and
that out of this number ono hundred
twenty.eY4fi havo already been exam
ined by Vie; board. This Item alone is
quite renumerativo as the fee for tho
first examination Is.fi vo dollars. After
tho fl.rst examination the fee is only
three dollars, after a stallion pr jack
has bsen examined three times and
has reached the ago of eight years they
aro given a life certificate and are then
exempt from examination.
Mutual Building & Loan Association.
Assets May 1st. 1914. S613.998.75.
To supply the demand for approved
loans this association will issue a
limited amount of its paid up stock.
This stock pay six per cent interest.
Interest paid semi-annually. No better
or safer investment can be found for
DR. HARRY MITCHELL
Telephone Red 4 E05M Dowey St.
North Pla '.te. Nobraoka.
Office phono 241. Res. phone 217
U. C. DR'.OST,
North Platte, - . Nebraska.
McDonald Bank Building,
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