Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (July 10, 1914)
fato HiotcrJofll Sector
NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JULY 10, 1914,
Local and Personal
Mr. anil Mrs. Isaac Watts ami
daughter of Corning, Iowa, who hail
been guests nt the R. C. Langford
liomo for thrco weeks, left tor tuoir
homo Wednesday evening.
Peter Gundcrson of the Sutherland
vicinity stopped In tho city yestorduy
for a visit with friends here. lie Is on
Touto homo- from Norway whero ho
mado an oxtended visit with his
mother and other rolatlvcs and friends
Mrs. Harry Dixon and . daughter,
Miss Harriot left Wednesday even
ing for Lako , Mlnnotonka, Minn.,
whore they Will spend a month on an
outing. Tho trip is for the benollt of
Miss Dixon's health.
Mrs. W. W. Keono returned Tuos
day ovenlng from Omaha whero she
spoilt several days visiting relatives
W. J. Boll, living on the Dlrdwood,
was down Tuesday to transact busi
ness and incidentally to attend the
ball game. Mr. I3ell put out four hun
dred ncres of crops, but unfortunately
a hall storm a couplo of weeks ago
destroyed 220 acres of wheat and oats.
Ho has, however, 180 acres of corn
that at present is In good condition
but will soon need rain.
The arrangements have been mado
by tho commltteo in charge of tho mu
sic for tho union services for the
chpir music that will bo given at each
Sunday night sorvico during July and
up to tho first Sunday in August. Ono
choir ivil have chargo of tho special
music' each evening and each is asked
to glvo two special selections. The
choirs this month are: July 12th,
Methodist; July 19th, Episcopal; July
2Gth, Baptist; August 2, Presbyterian.
Tho case of tho state vs. Jonathan
Higgins for hauling a dead carcass
on another man's land was tried be
fore tho county court Wednesday.
Harry P. Stevens of Bignell, was the
complaining witness. Tho evidence
was taken and each man claimed that
the hog had belonged to tho other
man and tho court took tho case un
der advisement. Judge Grant went
to Bignell Wednesday evening and
dug up tho carcass to identify it and
find to whom it had belonged.
Seventeen Elks indulged in a
steak fry at the country club Wednes
day evening. Fred Redmond, one of
our most noted epicuria'ns, says the
steak was the finest he had ever eat
en. Following tho fry an hour or two
was spent in song and merrymaking.
North Platte and Ogalalla will bat
tle for supremacy o?i tho local ball
diamond Sunday afternoon. Tho team
from up the line is said to bo quite
strong, and an interesting gamo may
Stability, Efficiency and Service
ITnvo been tho Lactoi-t
in tlio gi'O-wtli ol 'the
First National Bank,
JXORTII PLATTE, A'BBKASA'A
CAPITAL AZVT) SURPLUS:
One Hundred and FiftyJThousand Dollars.
i nr,m estate tmiwe awn
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
DRINKS THAT PLEASE
That Little Touch of Extra Quality
GRAPE FIZZ AND ORANGE BOUNCE
In Bottles 5 Cent
Manufactured by the Star Bottling Works.
Baso ball show at the Put Fr'day
rind Snturday ovonlngs.
Miss Rutli Edwards of Grand In
land Is visiting in tho city tills week
with Mls3 Florenco hidings.
Miss Myrtle Donnahue of Topeka,
Kans., arrived In the city tills week
for a vlBlt of a month with liar aunt
Mrs. B. R. Fletcher.
W. J. Tlley loft Wednesday even
ing for Chadron where ho initiated
a largo class into tho mysteries of
American Yoomenshlp last evening.
From tliero lie will go to Gordan
whom ho will lnltiato a large class
tills evening and ho will go from that
place to Rushville whero he Mill or
ganize a now homestead tomorrow
A Greek laborer by name of Nick
Maklus was badly bruised up Tues
day evening when ho fell from the top
of freight car near" tho ice house
platform. Ho was walking along the
top of tho car and in some way his
foot slipped, letting him fall to the
ground. Ho wa3 not seriously hurt
but he was bruised up so that he w 111
bo obliged to lay off for sevoral dayj.
Janios DIcncr returned this week
from Philadelphia whero he went
somo time ago to claim an estate that
was loft to him by his mother at the
time of her death several yoars ago.
Ho reports that he had a fine time
and ho spent some time in tho east
looking over tho places of Interest.
Ho went to Philadelphia from Des
Moines whero he accompanied the
Yeomen drill team.
Boost for the homo 'jail team at
tho Pat Friday and Saturday even
ings. C. C. Hupfer, proprietor of tho Vi
enna Cafe, and William Harcourt, of
tho Harcourt & Jenson store, motored
to Hcrshey Tuosday evening to look
over the town with Its now electric
lights. They report that our neigh
boring village is taking on tho aspect
of a city and that tho new lights
have added greatly to its appearance.
Tho Hershey people deserve much
commendation for building a munici
Sciere Attack of Colic Cured
E. E. Cross, who travels in Virgin
ia and other southern states, wa3
taken suddenly and sevoroly 111 with
colic. At the first storo ho came to
the merchant recommended Cham
berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy. Tvo doses of it cured
him. No one should leave homo on
a journey without a bottlo of this
preparation. For sale by all dealers.
The Policy is a Shield
against loss by fire, it is a silent but
very potent protector for the house
holder and family. No owner of a home
should bo without this simple yot
powerful protector. It stands botween
you and poverty perhaps. I write you a
policy in a most reliable Company and
the premiums aro easy to pay, so small
indeed that you do not miss the pay
Gradual imI Dues for tlio
Chamber of Coiiiincrco
Tho board of Directors of the
Chamber of Commorco met last even
ing at the library building for tho
purpose of taking up several matters
of Interest. After Borne discussion
of different questions the matter of
membership dues was taken up and
it was voted that a committee of
throo appointed to draft nn amend
ment to the by-laws and work out a
graduated bcalo oT membership dues
and report nt tho noxt meeting. Tho
maximum for the membership dues
will be fifty cents per month and they
will grade down within the reach of
By this method it is hoped Uint
many more people can be interested
In the chamber of commorco work
and that more members will'tako pnrt.
There Is no reason why there should
not lie five hundred members, com
prising men in every business in tills
city and tho clerks. In this way a
greater interest would be aroused and
much more would bo done. C. O.
Weingnnd. M. E. Crosby und 0. F.
Temple were appointed on tho com
inittoe. Tho mnttor of raising the publicity
fund was also takon up and it was the
opinion of those present that tills
ihould bo looked after at once and
they will get busy as soon as possible.
The chamber will need considerable
monoy for different projects now on
foot among them tho county fair, and
so fur only a few have subscribed to
the fund for this year.
The matter of tho fall festival was
taken up and a commltteo of five was
appointed tq look after this and de
cldo what kind of nmusnient will be
afforded for tho festival. On tills com
mittee was appointed AV. R. Malonoy,
E. J. VandDorhoof, C. O. Weingand,
C. C. Hupfer and Harry Porter.
The board also decided to display
the exhibits of the county fair showing
the products of Lincoln county in
some conspicuous place in the city to
attract visitors to our city. O. H.
Tlioelecke was appointed as a com
mittee of ono to havo charge of tho
display and it is tho intention of tho
chamber that this be on display for
tho entlro year. They also expressed
the opinion that the city council
should bo asked to keep out any car
nival company that may wish to come
into tho city at any time and espe
cially during tho county fair nnd fall
To !Lel Contract Soon
T. f Patterson recoived word this
week from tlio Lincoln Highway as
sociation announcing that State En
gineer D. D. Price had informed them
that ho was working on tlio plans
and specifications for tho now bridge
to be built east of tills city and that
ho hoped to bo ready to let tho con
tract within sixty days. Air. Price
has a personal interest 'In tlio bridgo
horo us It Is tlio only ono of its size
on tho proposed Lincoln Highway
through Nobrnska. Ho will hurry mat
ters as much as possiblo bo as to get
tho work started this fall.
Tho employes of tho Wilcox Dept.
store, together with tho wives of
tiioso married, held a picnic at Sioux
Lookout Tuesday evening. Tliero were
fourteen in the party and they had a
Tho fire department was called out
at two o'clock this morning to extin
guish names that threatened to con
sumo a baggage car. Tills car with
others was being turned on tho wyo
when sparks ignited tlio woodwork
in the vestlbulo. Tho cars woro hur
ried to town, tlio department called
and tlio fiames extinguished but not
until tlio woodwork inside and out
had been scorched nnd charred.
Of all the ways devised for
paying of money obligations, the
safest, best way is the Platte
Valley State Bank Check way.
Your account may be opened
for any ordinary amount. Your
bank-book shows every deposit
as made; your check book gives
a record of all money paid out;
your monthly statement shows a
complete list of your deposits and
checks as paid by this bank.
Ik- Safe, Pay y Check.
1 Per Cent Interoot
Hand Concert Program
Tho North Platte military band un
der the direction of Earl Stamp will
glvo the second of their woekly con
certs at ho court house lawn Sunday
afternoon, bejllnnlng at 4 o'clock. Fol
lowing is tlio program;
March--"North Enston" R. II. Hall
Overture "Morning, Noon nnd Night i
tn Vienna" Suppe. I
"Gloria from '12th Mass' " Moinrt. I
Serenade "Twilight Kchoos" II. C J
Rag "Sandy Rivor" Allen.
Waltz "Gold and Silver" Lobar.
March "High Society" Stuolc.
.Masons Hold Duuiuc!
Platte Valley lodge No. 32 A. F. &
A. M. hold a banquet Wodnosdny oven
lng at the Masonic hall in, honor of
AI. W. Grand Master Thomas E. Davis
and Grand Custodian Robt. E. French
who woro visiting In tho city that
.evening. About sixty-flvo wore pros
ont and a fine time was enjoyed.
Tne banquet wns served nt seven
o'clock in tho evening and it was fol
lowed by degroe work. The first de
gree was conferred upon Carl Run
ner of tho Hershoy vicinity. Tills was
followed by speaking and both visit
ing men gavo nice addresses. After
the speaking a smoker was hold and
tlio remaiuclor of the evening was
spent in convorstion.
New Business Building
Julius Plzer will let the contract
in a fow days for tho erection of a
brick building 11x80 feet, two stories,
on his lotts on Locust street between
Front and Sixth. Tlio building will
be modern in all details and attrac
tive hi appearance. The ground iloor
will be for store rooms and tlio upper
for olilces or a rooming house; how
ever, Mr. Plzor will arrange tlio
wholo building to suit any tenant'.
This building, in conjunction with tho
Bratt building on tho lot north, for
which ground has been broken, will
make a nice showing on Locust street
and will probably induce other owners
of vcanl lots on that street to orcct
Buskins Files for Judge
Tlio latest candidato for county
judge o fll'i is Leslie Raskins, the
young attorney, who graduated a
year ago and has sinco been practic
ing In this city, which is tho place of
his birth. Ho is a young man of
sterling qualities, a closo student nnd
popular horo in town where lie is well
lannwn. Thnrn nro nnw four rnmlU
j dates for tho county judgeship nom
! ination, Mr. Basklns, Geo. E. French.
P. II. Sulivan and Robert Beatty of
Brady. The contest, therefore, prom
ises to bo interesting.
Samclson Wll Open Store.
Harry Samelson, former salesman
for Weingand and later with Har
court & Jenson, has rented the rooms
over Huffman's cigar storo and will
opon a furnishing store for men. He
will take ordors for linnd tailored
suits, having secured tho agency for
oiio of tlio best known mado-to-ordor
suit tailors in tho country. lift will
also handlo made-to-order shirts and
Kntcrtniii ( ()()
Alesdamcs E. F. Seeborgcr, Geo. A.
Austin, J. B. Hayes and .A. A. Schntz
woro hostosscs at a 500 party held at
the Seeberger home Wednesday after
noon. Tho function was compliment
ary to Mrs. Donald Goodwill, and qulto
a fow of the fifty presont woro girl
hood friends of tlio honor guest. Gar
den (lowers were lavishly used in
decorating tho rooms which contained
tlio cloven tables. Light refresh
ments wore served nt tho closo of tlio
games, tho hostesses being assisted
by Misses Ida Otonsteln, Hannah Kol
Ihor, Edith Holland nnd Edwlna Kcll
her. are Safest
on timo Deposits.
The Pride of Possession
Any lady, with social ambitions, may be pardonably proud
of owning good jewelry. Ever since the days of Eve, jew
elry in some form or other has been used to add its charm
to feminine loveliness. Pretty jewelry, properly worn, im
parts an air of refinement to the wearer that is both,
attractive and interesting to the observer.
Unique Designs in new Jewelry
It is with a feeling of pride that wc call attention to the Pretty
New Jewelry which wc ore showing this senson. All the best
products of the Quality lines are featured in the new additions to
our stock, which is made up of
We court inspection oF these lines without
any feeling or obligation on your part
DIXON, The Jeweler
T.J. Baldock & Son
Local and Personal
Haso hall, huso hall at tho Pal
Friday and Satnrday evenings.
Tho Preshyterlan ladles will hold
an oxchnngo Saturday, July 18th.
Miss Lena Ilasklnu returned last
ovoning from an extended visit with
rolativos nnd friondB in Grand Is
land. Mrs. II. S. White will entertain tho
ladles of tho 1500 club noxt Tuesday
afternoon complimentary to Mrs.
W. W. Hogg is expected to arrlvo
homo tills ovoning from a trip of sev
eral weeks to Great Bend and other
points in Kansas on a business trip.
Tho democratic committee will
moot in this city this ovoning for thop
purpose of selecting their representa
tives to tho atato democratic conven
tion. Mrs. Geo. E. French received an
announcement yesterday of tho ar
rival of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs.
Dyron Oborst of Chicago, formerly of
this city. '
E. E. ISrownflohl and James Abbott
of Ilorshcy woro in tho city Wednes
day visiting friends and attending,
tho ball game.
Or. J. I). Jackson, residing nt IJ14
West First, is In a vory criticnl con
dition. Ho has suffored two stinks
of paralysis, and tliero is now evidence
of a gonoral paralyzatlon of tlio whole
For Sale--My .residence properly.
Cor. 2nd & Vine, two blocks from court
house. J. F. Clabaugh. -182
Weather Forocust: Gouorally fair
tonight and Saturday; no Important
chnngo in temperature Highest
temperature yesterday 93, a year ago,
80; lowest labt night. 52. a year ago,
Now is the lime (o buy a home. You do
not know what you can do with a little money
until you go over Temple's list. Phone me for
an appointment. Red 500.
Misses Hazel and Helen MInshall
loft Tuesday overling for an oxtended
visit of several weeks In points in
Wisconsin, Michigan and also in
Buffalo, They will spend the sum
mer months visiting relatives and
friends in these points and will not
return home until September.
Vanity Cases LaVallierres
Signet Rings Lockets
Cuff Links Bar Pins
Handy Pins Collar Pins
And many other Novelties
VIENNA Bl'KCIAIi SOe 1IINNVK
Fried Halibut, Parsley Butter
Fried Sprint Chicken Family Style
Doust Voung Turkey with Dressing
lions! Prime Dibs Dec! Ait Jus
String Bonn Salad
New Potatoes in Cream
Now Wax lloaits
Asparagus Tips on Toast
Jlof Corn Bread
Sweet Kntres.. Queen Fritters
(Ireen Apple Plo
Cauleloiipe A la Mode
Kilwln Smith Dies
Edwin C. Smith, fdr several years
a resident of this city, died at his
homo In tho fourth wnrd Wednesday
ovoning of paralysis from which lie
had been suffofing for somo time, IIo
wa3 lifty-two years and one month
old at, tho time of his death.
Mr. Smith was born in Now York
stato Juno 8, 18G2. Ho camo west
whon a boy and settled in thl3 city
several yoars ago where ho has been
n laborer up until tho tlmo of his Ill
ness. Ho leaves to mourn his demlso
a wlfo and ono son In this clly nnd sev
eral other children. Tho body will
be shipped tomorrow morning to
Sedgwick, Uolo., whero ho lived be
fore sottllng here, whore burial will
For tho accommodation of patients
In and out of tho city, I havo open
ed a hospital for tho treatment of
medical, surgical and confinement
cases. Tills hospital will bo known
as tho "Nurso Drown Memorial."
JOHN S. TWINEM, M. D.
Mnnngor Mrs. Margaret Nail,
Supt. Mrs. Sterling, Gradunto Nurso.
1008 West Fourth Streo
North Platte, Nobr.
Christian Sclonco sorvico Sunday
at 11 a. m. Subject, "Sacrament."
Sunday school at 12 m. Duildlng and
Powered by Open ONI