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NORTH PLATTE, NEBJUNE 5, 1914.
No. 39 :!
Get Little Plunder.
. Robbers ontered tho North Side hard
ware storo some, time during tho night
and also the C. 0. D. cleaning estab
lishment and the Blalock feed store.
They succeeded in getting very little
plunder so far as can be discovered,
although they broke open the money
drawers and tho cash register in tho C.
O. D. establishment.
They made entrance to the hardware
store . through the back door with
a file. Four revolvors were taken and
four razors and a few shells and other
small articles. They toro open the desk
and broko into the money box, but it
contained nothing but papers. They
also broke tho mouey drawer with a
hatchet, but there was very little in it
jjind thoy took nothing. Tho-drawer
contained only a few pennies and some
trade chipa on the North Sido grocery.
In! the cleaners theyj pried open the
cash register and took $20.40 which
had been left The register is bent out
of shape and will need repairing. They
also broke it up In several places.
They tapped the money drawer of tho
Blalock feed store and tore it down in
getting in, but it contained nothing,
Entrance was gained through a rear
window and it is thought that they
opened it during the day, as it has al
ways been kept locked. They left a
knife which the had taken from the
hardware, store on the floor near the
cash register in the cleaning establish
ment. No clew as to the identity of the
robbera is had with the exception of
the hardware they took, which can be
Will Invite Postmasters' Convention.
The board of directors of tho Cham
ber of Commerce held a short business
session last evening on the stops of tha
library arid appointed M. J. Forbes,
W. P. Snyder and E, S. Davis as a
committee of threo to attend tho post
masters' convention in Lincoln next
week and extend tho Invitation of tho
Chamber to tho postmasters to meet
bore next year. Tho convention lasts
two days and is generally attended by
between threo and four hundred post
masters from over the state.
They also voted to announco that in
somucn as a number of the neighboring
towns wcro holding Fourth of July cele
brations this year they would dispense
with one hqro and visit some of our
neighbors and find out what they
aro doing and tha North Platte peoploare
urged by the business men to attend
tho celebrations at some of tho nearly
A secretary and treasurer was to
have been appointed at this meeting;
but it was voted to postpone tho ap
pointments until next week when the
president will be home.
SATURDAY .SPECIAL AT THE CASH MARKET
We Lead others follow. Corn Belt Pot
Roasts 15 cents per pound. Why pay more?
Henry. Rjbhausen returned yesterday
from a business trip to Grand. .Island,,
Hastings and Kearney. Ho attended
Vhe liquor dealers' convention at Grand
island. He announces that at Kearney
they are making elaborate preparations
for North PJatte day Sunday and
that tho people going down from here-
may expect a good time.
Complimentary to her daughter, Mrs.
Fred Elliott, of Omaha, Mrs-. Samuel
Goozee entertained at a Kensington
yesterday afternoon. This was the
first of threo functions Mrs. Goozee
There will be the usual services at
the Lutheran church next Sundoy
throughout the day. The pastor expects
to return from his Kansas trip Saturda
Grasshoppers have appeared in such
large numbers in Dawson county that
a meeting of farmers has been called
at Lexington tomorrow to take some
concerted action to get rid of the pests.
Mrs. I. L. Bare and Mrs. W. H.Mun
ger, Jr., will entertain at cards at the
homo of the former tomorrow afternoon..
ANOTHER BIG SATURDAY SPECIAL
At Dooltlttle's Bakery. Jelly Roll and Marsh
mallow Roll FIVE CENTS each. Try one of
these. Doolltlls Bakery.
The choir of the Presbyterian church
will give a sacred concert at tho
church Sunday evening, 1" with Miss
Esther -Antonidos as director. The
musical program will consist of nn
thema, male and mixed quartettef,
solo by Miss Antonides, congrega
tional hynns and organ prelude and post
lude by Hiss Esther Hogsctt. In addi
tion there will be invocation, respon
sive reading .and benediction. The
choir will eppsist of fourteen voices,
with Mr. Brown as accompanying
I Scktz's Overstocked Sale 1
Is still on in full blast, several hundred wise people have taken advantage of our
cut prices the past few days but we still find ourselves mlh most everything you might
need in the furniture line. We cleaned up on pianos but just received a new shipment
and invite you to inspect them. Remember we sell pianos at your owii "price and
terms to suit
Mrs. G. J. Fredrickson entertained
sixteen boys at her homo Tuesday
gxemngin horjorpf her.Lyonta birthday.
The' time was spent in various games
and social diversions and a luncheon
of sandwiches, ico cream, cake .and
lemonade was served. The guest of
honor also received many nice presents,'
" C. D. Bunting, residing in the Fourth
ward, is reported quita low with a
ma'.ignant cancer which covers tho en
tire side of his face. The cancer has
spread to such proportions that he is
in constant agonyjand the doctors have
faint hopes for his recovery.
Edward Thompson left yesterday
mnrninc for Chnnnnll where he will
make an extended visitwith his brother
Hilmer Thompson, formerly .of this
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 pays six per cent interest.
Interest paid semi-annually. No better
or safer investment can be found for
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It pleases us greatly to find that our most pleasant
relations with many of our customers date back to a
certain "June-Wedding-Day." It shows what Right goods,
Right prices and Right treatment will do.
Occident Flour Welch's Grape Juice
Heinz's Pickles and Olives
Iten's Crackers Richelieu Canned Goods
Fresh Berries and Vegetables
Van Camp's Baked Beans
Demull's Potato Chips
Mattress Special for Saturday cotton
frill size $2.50
Heavy Coii Springs, Special
for Saturday, full size $2.50
25 to 5J) percent discount
Don't forget that we are positively giving ybirfrom 25 tp 50 per1 cent discount on
everything in the furniture line; we 'are overstocked and' are" giving the public the bene
fit. Ei other words, we need the money. Crop in at theBig Store -on1'1 the corner
and we 11 show you;-. .
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City and County News
Miss Mildred Scharman, who has
been teaching school in Iowa, is visiting
Mrs, John Koontz.
Attorney J. J. Halligan left laat even
ing for Lincoln to spend a few days
looking after some legal matter.
Tho Sutherland Free Lance says tho
North Platte Elks' ball team is sched
uled for a game in that town Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Winn, of Kear
ney, came Wednesday to attend the
fnneral of tho late Mrs. W. S. Dolson.
Automobile tourists are passing
through in goodly numbers, the average
for this week being a half dozen cars a
day. As the season ndvances tho num
ber will increrse.
Tho little son of Mr. and Mrs. Larkin
Cecil, residing on West Tenth street,
fell Thursday evening and broko his
arm. Both bones in his right foreaim
wero broken. vModical attention was
summoned and ho is' reported getting
The North Side Pirates defeated the
round house team Wednesday evening at
tho round house base ball diamonds by
tho score of 3 to 1. The game was fast
and exciting and the re WRfl not an. error
on either side. Tho first fwo innings of
tho game was marked with no runs and
only one hit. Only' ono man even at-
tempeu to get paamrstumu ana nu wus
thrown put betweep first and second.
Wooton and Coberly were batteries for
tho Pirates and P. Haggerty and T.
Haggerty for tho round house team.
Suit was filed last evening in tho
county court by Maurice J: O'Connell
against Thomas J. Long for the col
lection of a reward of $25 which the
plaintiff alleges was offered by the de
fendant for tho conviction of parties
furnishing liquor to his son, Ed. J.
Long. Plaintiff alleges that he knew
of the public offer and went to work
with the Intention of convicting the
guilty parties and succeeded in convict
ing Will and Joe Hunt in Justice I. L.
Miltonberger's court. That since that
time he has often requested tho pay
ment of tho reward, but that the de
fenddant has neglected and refused to
pay. Ho prays for the reward of ?25
,and tho costs of tho sujt. Tho offer
was mado publicly about January 31,
1914, and tho two men were convicted
The work of grading down Bopch
hill on tho Tryon rond will bo started
soon. Tho county commissioners and
County Surveyor Cochran woro out
there this week and estimated tho
amount of work necessary, A half
mile grade will be greatly reduced and
the road will bo covered with clay.
Henry Wallace, of Des Moines, la.,
was a visitor in tho city this week and
stopped out at the experimental Btation
for a short visit with Supt. , and Mrs.
W. P. Snydor. Ho was onroute
to his ranch in the Birdwood vicinity to
spend a short'time on business,
A nev crossing is being put in this
week at the intersection of Locust and
Notice of Birdwood Irrigation District'
Notice is hereby givon that the as
sessor in and for the Birdwood Irriga
tion District, Lincoln county, Nebraska,
has completed tho assessment book and
has delivered the same to the secretary,
and tho Board of Directors is hereby
called to meet at th office of tho secre
tary at the residenco of .Mrs. W. B.
McNeel, on southeast quartor of section
36, township 15. north, range 32 west
of the Gth P. M., on tho lGth day of
June, 1914, at 2'p. m. of said dato, to
sit as a board of equalization and to re
ceive and hoar objections to tho assess
ment, and will remain In session as
long as necessary not to exceed ten dayB
During which timo all objections to tno
valuation and, assessment will bo heard
Dated this 29th day of May, 1914.
j2- .Mahy C. McNeel, Sec.
Card of Thanks. '
Wo desiro to express our heartfelt
thanks to the life-long friends and
neighbors who so kindly assisted in the
last illness and death of our loved wife
and mother. We also express our
thanks for the beautiful offerings con
tributed by the following: Platto Valley
lodge A. F. A. M., Ladies Auxiliary
B. of L. E Ladies Guild, Ladies Aux
iliary B. of L. F. & E., L. O. T. M.
and to the many friends from North
Platte, Kearney and Grand Island.
W. S. Dolson, Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Wolbach, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dolson,
Buchanan & Patterson's
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Dolson,
Mrs. Howard F. Dolson.
Granite Harvester Oil
A heavy-bodied, free-running oil, for farm machines,
that goes on bearings and stays on.
Especially good where boxes and bearings are worn.
Never rusts, never gums.
Granite Harvester Oil is supplied in gallon and 5-gallon
cans, barrels and half-barrels.
For sale by all. dealers or
Standard Oil Company '
Good six room cottage modern except heat, shade trees,
hlue grass, barn and outbuildings, full corner lot only two
blocks from the court house. This is a big snap at 82,500.
Good seven-room dwelling, nearly new and outbuildings,
corner lot, West Tenth Street. Six blocks from new round
house, only $2,300.
Good six-room cottage with toilet and sink connected
with sewer, electric lights, city water. West Seventh, five
blocks east of the new round house; $2,250.00.
These aro dandy good bargains and we can make easy
terms, most of purchase money can be be paid like rent.
We aro offering the best bargain in business lots to be
found in city, located on Locust strpet between the Federal
building and the railroad, 132 feet fronting on Locust street,
room for six store rooms. At the price it can be bought for
it will make the purchaser a small fortune. x
Buchanan & Patterson;
U Lierk-Sandall Co.
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