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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 16, 1914)
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Good Silverware for the
A permanent fixture in the home. ' We
have many new and atiractive designs
awaiting your inspection.
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sonable goods at about half price, remember we are reducing our stock regardless of price, will quote you (X:
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City and County News
The Children's Day exercises will be
hold nt the Baptist church next Sunday
"Miss Ida Harvey returned Sunday to
her home in Sutherland after spending
a week in this city attending the in
stitute. During the past week eight men have
been added to the car repair forco.
br nging the number of employes in that
department almost up to normal.
Mr. and Mrs. V. P. Snyder and
.family returned Saturday morning
from Lincoln where they spent several
days visiting relatives and friends.
Several hundred feet of track in the
vicinity of Elm Greek wuo washed out
Saturday night, dalaying trains No. 3
and No. 15 six or seven hours. While
the track was being repaired the lighter
class engines were used on all trains.
Mrs. SamkGoozee gave the second
of a series of three kensingtons Friday
afternoon complimentary to her daugh
ter, Mrs. Fred Elliott, of Omaha.
About a score of ladies were present
and passed a delightful afternoon.
Wm. E. Toole filed Friday nfternoon
witlr the county treasurer as a candi
date for nomination for county super
intendent. Mr. Toole has been teach
ing this past year in tne Brady schools
and ho is weli known over the county.
Foreman McEvoy, of the car rrr
department, vus instiuoted Ins: week
to rush work on nil 'bad orUer" cars
and get them in sliupe for'aervice. The
Union Pacific anticipates a heavy de
mand for cars to move the big crop
Nebraska is growing this season.
Children's Day was fittingly ob$erv d
in many of the churches Sunday. Nice
programs were given at the Christian,
Presbyterian and Methodist churches
and good audiences attended 'all places.
At the Methodist church six children
were baptized at the morning services.
A campaign is on foot among the
busines men of the country to reduce
the postage rate for letters to one cent
and a number of the manufacturing
house3 nro now pushing the proposition
hard. Letters sent out from some firms
sre accompanied with a rod sticker
announcing that one-half of the postngo
wo pay is a tax and they ask that this
bo dispensad with.
The two ca3es whWi are being prose
cuted by Knox and Walter were up for
hearing Saturday morning in the
county court. The caso against George
Wicknnm was continued for thirty
days and judgment was allowed in the
case of Alex Brown on default. Tho
plaintiffs are suing for the collection of
money alleged to be due them for merchandise.
Mr. and Mrs. F. T, Redmond spent
ounaay n Lexington as guests of Mr,
and Mrs. Will Tanner.
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Armstrong was operated upon Satur
day in Dr. Twinem's office.
"Claude McVicker, of Cozad. arrived
in the city Sunday for a visit with
friends and to attand the ball game.
Mrs. Annie Church left today for
Fort Des Moines, la , where she will
spend tho summer with her daughter.
Dr. J. S. Simns left Saturday after
noon for Big Springs to get William
Adair and bring him to one of the hos
Mrs. William Haist .and Mrs. Everott
Ware of Horshey returned to their home
Saturday after a short visit in. the city
Verno Powell arrived in tho city
Saturday from Fort Scott, Kans., and
he will spend the summer here visiting
his father, W. R. Powell.
Claude Mncomber left thecity Friday
for Revenna where he and H J. Hand
ley of this city recently purchased
a drug store. Ho spent a short time
here visiting relatives.
Dr.Bertha Mangon has returnedHome
from Lincoln where she spent a week
visiting friend'. While there shealso at
tended the graduation exercises of
Cotner university of which she is a
Mrs. Bruce Brown and babv re
turned home Friday from Hastings
where they visited for some time, with
relatives. Mr. Brown met them in
Grand Island and accompanied them
Word was received Saturday from
Scotty Dye, last year's short stop on
the independent team, from Winnipeg
stating that he had a good place as
short stop in the Northern league. He
i phying with Fargo, N. D and
V.....ipeg i3 fu the same league.
J. J. Hnlligui returned Saturday
j irum jincuiii wnerr yeuuu u u ioo uciuiu
the supreme court. He lett Sitturdaj
evening for Scotts Bluffs whers he ap
peared yesterday in the case of Stewart
, vs. the Burlington railroad company, a
suit for about $15,000 damages.
Rev. J. L. Barton left Sunday even-
ing for Boston where he will attend
tho meeting ot tho Northern Baptist
convention which convenes at that
place tomorrow, He expects to be
g6ne for four or five weeks and he will
spend some time visiting in the cast,
Mrs. Barti.'i accompanied him port
way and the will spend some lime visit
ing relatives and friends in'lowa.
Furniture at your own price at
The students and faculty of tho Jun
ior norma) enjoyed a picnic excuision
Friday afternoon to the state farm and
the canyons near there. Thoy left here
about 3 o'clnck in the afternocn in
large wagons and took a picnic lunch
with them which they enjoyed in the
canyons. The remained until after sun
down and had tho pleasurable exper
ience that generally nccompanie3 picnics
of getting caught in the heavy rain
Stability, Efficiency and Service
llnvo boon tho lfnotors
In tho growth of tlio
First National Bank,
XORT1I FT.ATTI2, XE1JRA.SICA..
OneHundred find1 Fifty Thousand Dollars.
$45 Refrigerators at $30
$30 Refrigerators at $20
$25 Refrigerators at $18
We are also giving a discount
on Stoves and Ranges including
Oil Stoves and Ovens.
We are closing out several numbers
at half price
$15.00 Rockers at $7.50
10.00 Rockers at 5.00
6.00 Rockers at 3.00
5.00 Rockers at 2.50
$75.00 Rugs at $40.00
65.00 Rags at 35.00
50.00 Rugs at 30.00
30.00 Rugs at 20.00
210.00 Rugs at 12.00
Don't forget we are also giving
away, absolutely free, a Majes
tic Range. A free ticket with fj
every $1 purchase.
Our line is complete at prices to suit on anything in the Furniture line such as Dressers, Chiffoniers,
Beds, Spring, Mattresses, Davenports, Rockers, Diners, Tables of all kinds, Porch Furniture,- Hammock's,
Sewing Machines, Book Cases, Pianos, Buffets, China Cabinets, Bicycles, Go-Carts. In fact anything to
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Willow Island Loses 2 To 1
North VJatte defeated tho Willow
Island team Sunday afternoon by a
score of 2 to 1 in n closely fought and
exciting game. The gome wns character
ized, by few errors and good playing oil
around. The firat inning tallied no hits
and no runs. In tho second inning
Willow Island ecored one. McKee gett'ng
to third on an error of Peters in light
field and scoring on Kennedy's two
base hit. In tho fourthjnning A. San
dnll walked stole sccona and went to
third on a little hit by Bullard. Pass
then came to bat and witn a one base
hit scored Sandall and Bullard made a
sensational run home from first base on
Pass's s'ngle. Halligna then got n one
base hit, but the Inning closed when
Jones fanned and Stack flied out. That
ended tho sooring and the game was
tight from them on. Willow Island
made a total of two errors and two
hits. North Platte totaled ?oven errors
and six hits off Cooke, the man who
pitched in the Cozad game. .Tones fannod
eight men and Cooke ssvon. Jones nJ
lowed ho walks and Cooke walked A.
Sandall twice. Tho batteries were
Jones and Pass, Cooke and Craig; um
Our Fifth Semiannual Loom End
Sale begins Wednesday June 17th, 'We
are more enthusiastic over this sale
than any of our previous sales, because
we have more and better values in all
kinds of merchandise. We have put
forth every effort to make thi3 a suc
cess and our main object is tq please
each and every customer. We have
made very careful selection of mer
chandise and have only purchased the
very best All our previous sales have
been good, but this one will bo far
better. Do not fail to take advantage
of all the good things offered durhyj
this sale. Watch for hand bills.
E. T. Tramp & Son.
Stale Engineer V's'ls O'ty.
State Encinoer D D. Price and As
sistant Engineer Mason, both of Lin
coln, arrived in tho city Saturday and
visited here with County Surveyor
Cochran, the county commissioners
and other friencK, They are enrouto
to Scotts Diuffa on an inspection tour
of irrigation ditches and thoy aro mak
ing the trip by automobile.
They visit.'d the county commissioners
Saturday and Mr. Price commended,
them highly on the condition of the
roads in Lincoln county which he de
clares aro among the best in tho state.
A good roads campaign ha3 been taken
up among tho farmers as a result of
the work of the Chamber of Commerce
and many of the main roads are bafng
thoroughly drugged after ouch rain
which keeps them in the best of condi
tion. The road between here and tho
experimental station, which is usually
so bad, was especially mentioned by the
Mrs. Glenn Nye
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"Mrs. Glenn Nye of Xhis'city fliot her
self in tho lelt brenst bunuav morning
about ten o'clock with a .22 calibre
revolver, inflicting a wound that may
provo vry serious. Sho i now con
fined to the P. & S. hospital and in in
a very serious condition. Sho is so weak
that tho doctors cannot probe for the
bullet, which they think is lodged in
Mrs. Nigh and her husband quarrelled
Sunday morning about whether or no
Mr. Nigh was to go fishing with a,
party of men. He had arranged n j
fishing trip and when tho other men i
came Sunday morning to get him she
refusad to let him go, asking ihat ho
accompany her to church. He insisted
on going and as ho left the yard ih" ,
ran back into the house.
When tha party of men wero about
fifty yards from the house she rnn out
into the yard with a rovolvor and fired
two shots nt herself. The firt took no
effect, but the second struck her in
The men rushed back and she was l. ing
on tho ground apparently unconscious.
Other help was summoded and before a
doctor could arrive she was in u fierloua
Sho was taken into the houoo and a&
goon ns the doctor arrived she was re
moved to tho hospital. Tho gun had
been loaded with nil the chambers full
and only two shots had been fired.
Mrs. Nigh bled profusely Inwardly
Sunday, butyesterday shn was,repofttd
slightly improved. Dr Kerr is attend
ing her and he hopes to be able to re
move tho bullet soon. Sho is n mem
bor of tho Yeomen lodtfc and membtrs
of the lodge are helping tuk caro of
"If a Certificate of deposit i3
lost, what must I do?"
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Miss Hendy Given "Shower."
Miss Lillian Hendy, who will soon be
come tho bride f M. C. Westfall, was
tendered n pre-nuptial shower Saturday
afternoon hv Miss Grace Mooney and
Mrs. Fred Waltemath at the home of
the former. Forty-five guests were
preient, and tho principal entertaining
features of the afternoon were toasts to
the to be bride written in rhyme by
the guests and read by Miss Kehher.
Miss Hendy was the recipient of many
ornamental and practical gift?. Re
freshments wore served nt the close of
the pleasantly spent afternoon.
Read Sclutz'i ad in this issue.
An old soldier by namo of John S.
Souls woh taken through this city
Thursday evening by Officer Wiedman.
Ha was onroute from the veterans'
homo in Napu County,. Calif., to the
Nationnl home in Davton, Ohio. He
had on his person $iG5 in gold and in
the high altitude he lost llU reason and
the company wns oblip id to tako care
of him until he rutnlu'il bin iK-Btinntior.
He was e member (if Com; ny H, 73ra
infantry heaAy artillery, of Ohio in the
Several business men of tho city
have rcporled a short change nrtist in
the city. Ho was working this placo
the luttcr part of last wrek and pulled
offhis tricks on sevoral houses. Some
of tho poople thought it vus a mlutako
and did not report it to the officers, but
it was finally noticed and b
foro tho officers could npprehoml h m
he had left the city. His stunt was to
buy some small article and ask for
change for a big bill and then Tiund the
party a small bill all folded up. Ho
was described as a man of mudlum
build, smooth shaven and rather good
looking. He is nbout twenty-five years
of age, dark complexioned and was
dressed in a dark suit and dark hat.
"Yoi should Bibblo" lot "Schatz
Robert Isdell left Saturday for his
homo in Kearney after completing all
transactions in connection with tho
building of the new Building & Loan
building. The word on that building Is
a good recommendation 'to Mr. Isdell
and tho owners of the building wero
well pleased with it. Full Bcttiemcnt
was mado within two days after the
completion of the work.
Notify the bank at ondc, ask- '
ing to have payment stopped.
This is to warn the bank against
any attempt at forgery iMyl a
chance findei or thief.
, Under no circumstances should
you 'endorse a Certificate until it
is to be transferred or cashed.
Without your signature, on -ilie
hack it is of no value tcany'dnc
else. ' ' y " .
Our .Certificates -hear 4 per ce,nt
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Platte Valley State Bank,
4 Per Cent Interest on ttmo Deposits.
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