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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 8, 1915)
NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JANUARY 8, 1915.
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rOULTRl AND' PET STOCK
SHOW EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS
Tho poultry and pet stock show
which Is being hold. by tho Lincoln
County Poultry and Pet Stock asso
ciation opened yesterday with en
rles of over eight hundred chickens
besides the many exhibits of other
fowl and pet stock. There is also a
flno display of eggs.
This show is much more of a suc
cess than was anticipated and tho pro
moters were agreeably surprised. Ov
crTtwo thousand peoplo visited tho
show yesterday and all were more
than pleased with tho exhibits. It
continues ovor tomorrow which will
undoubtedly bo tho biggest day of
There aro on display at the show
every kind of tame fowl in this part of
thestatb besides tho pet stock. They
Includo chickens, canaries, pheasants,
pigeons, guineas', ducks, geese, dogs,
guinea pigs and gold flsh. Tho ex
hibit 1b ono that speaks well for Lin
coln county and tho native birds show
up well with those shipped from out-'
side. A number of exhibitors from ov
nr tho state havomado entries.
Tho scoring of tho birds started
yesterday and will continue over to
day. Tho Judgo will probably finish
up-this afternoon. Q. TV. Breahm of
Harvard is tho Judgo and he is a man
of, considerable experience and is a
Tho premiums given are such that
attract many and while there is but one
castirtorizo which was donated by a
citizen of Lincoln county, the' pre
miums -are of intrinsic value as well
as ' aVtestlniony of the quality of tho
Specimens -exhibited. "With the numerous-entries
made it will mean
somothirig for a person' to carry off
, tfhe -admissionto the Bhow room Is
free' and all are invited to attend-The
v Bhow la being hold iu the room for
SJmerly 'occupied by tho MacKay dry
goods store and it is in a location
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where everyone coming to tho city
can attend Standing room was at a
premium all day yesterday but thoro
will bo room for all If they wait a
Fired Out of Town
..Quito drastic measures were taken
yesterday with tho number of men
who were arrested for drunkenness
and for fighting. Thoy were' given
their choice of leaving town with no
delay or of laying out heavy fines Jn
tho county Jail. Thoy choso tho for
mer and aro being hustled out as fast
as possible. Eighteen men woro ar
rested in ono day and tho county Jail
was crowded to capacity.
These men are tho riff-raff of tho
worst class and It they were loft In
this city long tho citizens! would suf
fer from it. Thoy wero all shut off
at tho saloons but nevertheless they
made themselves obncxlous. Some
undesirable occurences have transpir
ed within tho past few days on ac
count of these men being in tho city
and tho sooner they aro out tho bet
tor for North Platte.
Now Electric Sign Installed.
'A now electric sign Is bolng put up
on the olecrlc light and power-plant
which will be vlslblo from all over
tho city. The sign extends across the
north end of the building and across
the west sido. Workmen aro busy
this week installing and wiring It.
Wanted Girl for general house
work. Inquire of Mrs. W. II. McDon
ald, 407 west Fifth street.
F. C. Letts is Buffering from ex
treme, nervousness and absolute quiet
is necessary. Under these conditions
friends will not feel offended If they
aro requested not to call.
Dr. H-. C, Brock, dentist. First Na
tional Bank Building. lOltf
. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Steele returned
yesterday to their home in this city
after a visit of two weeks through the
east. Thoy visited relatives at
Cleveland, Ohio, and other eastern
Break Into Tramp's Store ,g
Bobbers Bomo time in tho night last
night broko Into the dry goods de
partment of the Tramp & Son storo,
gaining entrance through tho front
door by breaking out the plato glass.
A hasty Inventory this morning fail
ed to Bhow anything of 'groat value
missing and very little of The stock
When Mr. Tramp arrived on tho
Bceno thiB morning ho found jthat tho '
glass had apparently, been picked out
of tho front door on the. ,dry goods
side. Investigation .revealed that en
tranco had been mado as'lljero woro
heel tracks on both tho "oiusfdo- and
ho inside where some "one had step
ped on pieces of glass.
As soon as the breaking 'was dis
covered tho officers wero notified and
Chief of Police Frazler is now work
ing on , tho case. Tho damage from
breaking the glass amounts to about
twcnty-ilvo dollars aside from what
may bo found missing. Somo of the
stock was disturbed but they have not
yet been able to definitely find any
thing missing. Tho building Veibngs
to John Bratt
Dies From Opcrntlon
As tho result of an operation per
formed yesterday morning MrB, J. H.
Davis, of Staploton died in this city
about eleven o'clock last night. The
body will bo shipped to Staploton to
day where" burial will bo mado. Her
husband was hero with her and. will
return with tho body today.
Mrs. Davis was brought to this city
In a very critical condltlbn a few days
ago and 1ier physician "advised that
rho only ohanco for recovery was an
operation and that sho had very little
chance with an operation. She canio
put of the operation nicely but tho
shock caused her death last night
jgHF J BIG
IHBL k VALUES
jSIHBH NOW , :
Representative Scott Roy
nolds returned last evening from Lin
coln whero ho, spent a few days during
j the opening of tho legislature.
Only a Few Ladies' Suits
Left and They Go .at
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IF YOU KNEW THE VALUES YOU CAN GET IN
OUR STORE NOW YOU WOULDN'T WAIT A MINUTE
TO COME IN. OTHERS HAUE FOUND OUT OUR
REDUCED PRICES AND ARE BUYING,
WE NEUER HAUE AN ARTICLE IN OUR STORE
THAT ISN'T FULL UALUE FOR EUERY CENT WE
ASK FOR IT.
WS WANT TO CLEAR OUT OUR WINTER GOODS.
WE ARE MAKING PRICES THAT WILL "DO IT
Men s Clothing
Your choice of alt our
Men's Suits & Overcoats
20 Par Cent Off
$25 Suits and, Overcoats $20.00
320 Suits and Overcoats $16.00
$15 Suits and Overcoats $12.50
$10 Suits and Overcoats $' 8.00
Your choice of all our 50c
Neclfwear now 40 c
Suspenders 20 per cent off
Gloves 20 per cent 6f
Belts 20 per cent off
Night Shirts and Pajamas
20 per cent off
Your choice of our ejttinrShirt Stock
20 per cent off. This means,; '" t
$1.00 Shirts now ...,. $ ...SO,-
JL50 Shirts now. , Y.2&, ,
2.00 Shirts now. ..... 1.60
2.50 Shirts now . . .... . -. ; 2.00
3.00 Shirts now. . . ' 2.40
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$7.50 Sweaters $6.00 $3i50 Sweaters $2.80
5.00 Sweaters 4.00 3.00 Sweaters? 2.40
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A large assortment of union suits, all
sizes and colors, regular price $1,
cut topper suit 80c;
2 piece svits that sold, at 50c per gar
ment, now 4,0c.
20 per cent off on all our stock.
at.. 80c 50c hose
25c hose at 20c
Trunks and Suit Cases 20 per cent off
HARGOURT & 'JENSEN,
North Platte's Modem Clothing Store.
This -suit sale of ours has heen a wonderful one;
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m H, ever peiram nuim j.xuk an txio "i -- .
take advantage ot it. gk
g: Whatever we have left in ladies' coats, we are offering thern f
g at such low -figures that it is like buying them at your own price, g
M We leave shortly for die eastern markets to buy goods, and J
M before we leave everything in the ready-to-wear line must be &
& closed out.
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OiiNGoods, Clothing, Shoes and everything else in this
K Big store.
H. V. Hillikor, special inspector of
equipment for tlio Union Paclllc; spent
yesterday in town transacting busi
ness and visiting friends.
A. Bunting, machinist's helper at
the round house, was oil a few days
this week with injuries received from
getting a flaah ot olectrlclty from tho
electric welding 'machine,
J. E. Dixon, a bollormakor, was
slightly hurt this week whon a, piece
of steel flow into his oyo. Ho will be
laid up for soveral days with tho in
Jury, which is very painful.
A few slight injuries woro reported
this weok at tho ico houses! Thoso
whoaro on tho injured list aro as
"follows: Anzol Dazles, Charles Tilllng
hast, "William Jameson, Joe Baker
and Albort IColmer.
Only ono complaint has been filed
with tho Hljato railway commission
under this law. Tho .attorney gener
al when asked for an interpretation
hold that tho law does not apply to
light engines run between stations in
general, but only between two divi
JULIUS PIZER, PROP.
J. P. McGovorn, of Denver, former
express agent in this city, arrived in
town yesterday for a visit with hiB
Bon Prank and with friends. "Mac"
was a very popular North Platter and
ho always receives a hearty welcome
when ho comes horo to visit.
At tho annual meeting of tho Penn
sylvania road to bo held March 9th,
tho stockholders wll bo asked to au
thorize an increaso of ono hundred
million dollars in tho indebtedness of
tho road. Tho money will bo used
for buying equipment and rofund,
Tho Nobraska Hallway Commission
in its annual report Just Issued has
I this to Bay ot the "full train crow"
! law: Tho railway commission calls at
' tontlon to tho weakness of tho full
I train crow law enacted two years ago
and says if thoro is any merit in tho
!law aB proposed boforo tho last leg
'lslaturo, it Bhould bo amended. Tho
' act in question appeared boforo tho
' loglslaturo in tho form of II. R. 57, It
urports to provide that a light en-
iho running from ono division point
to another, owtsldo yards limit, must
bo manned by a crew comprising an
engineer, fireman and conductor,
MIhsoh Dog, lilts "Window
William Furgeson was fined flvo dol
lars and costs yesterday before Jus
tice L. Walker ' for Bhooting. firearms
within tho city limits. Furgeson
camo into tho city Wednesday evening
and as ho passed' tho homo of Frank
Distol at ;120" japuth Dewey street a
dog ran out. llo' picked up a rifle
which ho claimed to have been carry
ing for rabbits and fired at the dog.
Ho missed tho dog and tho bullet
glanced off and went through a window
into tho house. Luckily no ono was
In tho room or serious injury might
Furgeson has been employed for
somo Umo on tho Lowis dairy furrn
south of tho city Ho was on his -way
to town to spend tho evening 'when tho.
accident! occurred. Ho. was much
frightened when ho found how nearly
ho. had ccmo to doing serious dam
ago. The pooplo in the hpuso Jieard
tho bullet crash through tho. window
and went ino tho room whero it .had
cntored and found that it had gono
into the wall on tho other Bldo. V
Commercial dinner will bo served
at tho Christian church Mopday,
January 11th, fr6m 11:30 to P.30, Ev
eryone is urged to como. Prico thirty
cents. Tho following menu will b
served: Chicken and dressing, mashed
potatoos and gravy, cabbage salad,
brpwned parsnips, grapo Jam, applo
plo and coffee.
Hugh, tho little son of Mrs. M. V.
Mitchell, Is able to go to school agnln
nftor having been laid up for a few
days with a broken nrm,
CONDENSED REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
FIRS T NATIONAL BANK,
' OF NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA,
DECEMBER 31, OH'
Loans and; Discounts , :.-..;.'. ;. $308,059.34
Overdrafts. V. ... ..,'. 520.17
Banking House, Furnlturo and Fixtures .,.',..; '..,.. 21,900.00
United States Bonds (Par) , 101,000,00
Fedoral-Reserve Bank Stock (1st Installment) 1,500,00
Other High' Grade Bonds and Securities . C4.419.8C
Cash in Vault, Duo from U. S". Treasurer, Federal Reserve
Bank and Other Banks ', 154,529.18
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Liabilities .,". "
Capital Stock , . . ,",'. .' $100,000.00
. Surplus and Undivided Profits '.",' s", ....,,.'. 50,350.48
Circulation V " 100,000.00
Deposits .-,', ", 480,478.07
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