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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (April 23, 1915)
For. FRIDAY, SATURDAY and MONDAY
On these three days wo will offer a special lot of Ladies' Gingham Dresses, nicely made of
good quality of gingham, in new and attractive stytos, nicely irimmed with while pique collars and
cuffs. Suitable for cither house or street wear. Come early or you will he disappointed.
WILCOX DEPARTMENT STORE.
12c A round For Your Old Hens
Wo want lota of live hens Saturday,
April 24th, and Monday, April 26th.
Wo have orders for a largo amount
of hens for next week and wo will pay
you tho following price for live poul
try brought to us Snturday, April 24th
and Monday, April 26th.
Good hens, any slee, 12c per pound.
Ducks, 11c per pound.
Geeso Sc per pound.
Old or young roosters Cc.per pound.
35c a pound for your live broilers,
1915 hatch. They must be good and
weigh 1 to 2 pounds each to bo fit to
market. Remember this price is good
for Saturday, April 24th and Monday,
April 2Gth, and In no case will this
offer bo good later. Bring In your sur
plus" poultry now.
XORTH PLATTE PRODUCE CO.
LOCAL ANI PERSONAL
Ed Robinson, brakeman out of this
city, Is off duty on account of Illness.
The Club Nevlta will bo entertained
by Mrs Emly Coatcs Wednesday after
noon. Ladies hand bags, your choice for
only 50 cents.
E T. TRAMP, & SON.
Jim Keefe and Dr. Crook returned
yesterday from Omaha where they
purchased an Apperson' Racer bought
through ho local dealer E. M. Smith.
House Dresses for 98 .cents Satur
E T. TRAMP, & SON.
Co. Supt. Aileen Gantt returned
Wednesday evening from a trip of sev
eral days into the western part of
the county where she visited schools.
Rov. Martin, assistant evangelist
to Oscar Lowry who holds meetings
here next month, will peach Sunday
morning in the Presbyterian church.
For Trado Modol 1? Ave passenger
touring car in first-class running or
der "Will trade for horses or any
kind of desirabo stock.
25-4 J. S. DAVIS AUTO CO.
Rev. D. A. Cram was In Sutherland
Sunday where lie preached in tho
morning and evening at the Methodist
church His pulpit here was filled by
Rev. Martin tho evangelist in the
mornlng and by J)r. C. C. Wilson of
Gothenburg In fho evening.
Lot uo ohow you
n fine Diamond
U P.WATCH !
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E. M. Smith, local dealer for tho I
Apperson and Chevrolet Motor Com-1
pany returned from Omaha accom
panied by Will Voselpka and Charley
Roach. They drove through in an
Apperson 4145 Touring car purchased
by Will Voseipka and a Chevrolet
Roadster purchased by Mr. Roach.
Remember our -suits and coats go
at cost. Now is your chance to get a
E T. TRAMP, & SON.
Co. Supt. Gutt has been informed
from Lincoln that a short course will
be hold in Lincoln for tho entire week
beginning May 8th for tho beneilt of
tho farmer boys and girls in the state
Several boys and girls expect to at-
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tend from Lincoln county and gather
tho interesting information that is to
For l'ainting, paper hanging and dec
orating see Landgraf & Crane. Reas
onablo prices satisfactory work.
Phono Red 240 or Black 570.
Henry E. Olson, bll, and MiS3 Anna
C. Peterson, 27, were granted license
U P WATCH
to wed Wednesday from the oluco ofi,iliy afternoon.
tho county Judge. The groom lives in
the Sutherland vicinity and the bride
comes from Red Cloud. They were
married Wednesday evening at the
Baptist church, Rev. J. L. Barton of
ficiating, and will make their home on
a farm near Sutherland.
$2,500 buys a 5-room house with
bath.v Has good outbuildings includ
ing garage. B03t location in city; 4
blocks west of court house. Must sell
quick. Phono Black 189. 22-G.
Did you see the new houses build
in: In Taylor's Addition this year?
Only a few Jots loft.. .We'll loan you
money to help you build.
llolliuan Si Sebastian,
2.".8 Exclusive Agents.
Mrs. Florence Wagner, of Omaha,
vloe -president of tho Itebokah degree
assembly of tho stato, will arrive In
town Sunday and remain two or throe
days s the guest of Mrs. W. V. Iloag
laiid. Mrs. Wngnor will attend tho dis
trict meeting to be held In Sutherland
Plans nro on foot among tho church
is In charge of tho tabernacle meet
ing to hold a union service In tho tnb
ornacle Sunday ovoning at eight o'clock.
Dollnlte nnnouncoment wll bo made at
tho Sunday morning sorvlces. Tho
plans are to bring In a speaker from
Weathor forecast for North Platto
and vicinity: Showers tonight and Sat
urday; colder tonight with fresh winds.
Highest tomperaturo yesterday 70, a
year ago 81; lowest last night 52, a
year ago 51.
Two nnd sixty-two one hundredths
inches of rain has fallen slnco Veilnes
day evening. Wednesday night's rain
was 1.58 Inches, and Inst night's 1.01.
Certainly these rains start out tho
Mrs. W. H. Cramer Is visiting this
week with relatives ana menus in tit.
Paul, Nebraska. She went thore from
Kearney where sho attended a musical
Mrs, Evans of Sparta, Wis., nrrlvod
In tho city this morning, called here by
tho dcuth of her daughter, Mrs. Will
Potors, who was burned Wednesday ev-
BJ JLfi bJ LJ? &J JsL aL,-5 w J
r.xtcml A hi to '1'tMi Anmo'Iii(Ii)iim
At a nioetliitf of the directors ot the
duimfoor of Commerce lat ovontntf 11
nancltil ntil to liolp defray the expenses
of two conventions wiib pledged. Ono
of thoso Is tlru state tournament and
convention of tho Nebraska HportH
mitn's Association which meets in North
Platte .May 18th, 19th and 20th, at which
125 to 150 trap shootors are expected.
The other Is the stato encampment of
tho United Spanish War Veterans which
will he hold In April 191C. This latter
Kuthorliitr liiin not been definitely se
cured for North I'latte, but Mr. Shill
ing, who appeared In behalf of tho lo
cal enmp, felt quite sure that this city
would be selected as tho mooting place
next year. The donation for tho sports
man's association was $100, and for the
veterans' encampment the pledges was
given that It would bo whatever was
needed for tho entertainment of the
A communication was read from
Station Agent Uullard to tho effect that'
the liberty bell would pass through to
the San Francisco oxnosltlon in July.,
and If tho Chamber of Commerco made
application it was likely the bell on'
Its passage would bo exhibited horo
for n short timo. Tho secretary was
Instructed to write Muyor Hlnnkenburg-,
of I'hllndtlphin. asking for permission
to have this historic bell exhibited in
The comnilttco appointed to go to
Lincoln with tho county commissioners
In tho lirldgo contract controversy,
made Its report through tho chairman,
W. V. Hoagland. Nothing was accom
plished by tho committee ns the state
board favored re-advertising for bids.
These bids will bo advertised within a
few days and will Include both con
crete and steel structures with a twon
ty foot roadway.
A commltte consisting of Messrs.
Dixon and Hare was appointed to ar
range for the annual meeting and ban
quet of the Chamber of Commerce.
Harried Wednesday Kvciilng
Grover AVlllorton and Miss Catherine
Spies were quietly married Wednesday
evening: at tho home of the bride's par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Spies, on
south Walnut street. The ceremony
whs performed by Uov. C. U. Harman,
pastor of the Lutheran church.
Only the Immediate relatives of the
young people were present nt the wed
ding. The young people will mako
their homo In this city.
Tho groom is a llremnn out of thlB
city and is a man well liked by IiIb
many frlendB. The brldo lias been a
resident of this city since girlhood
ii nil has a number of friends hore. She
has for some time been a dressmaker
The best wishes of tho many friends
of the young couple are extended to
Giisnllne KyiiIiinIoii .at llakcry.
A gasoline explosion this moraine
set flro tn the bnklnir room of thn Dlok-
ey bakery and burned W. S. Barrier,
the baker, quite sevorely. The accl-
dent occurred shortly lifter eight
o clock. The nre was put out by the uso
, of tho chemicals before any great
damage was done the building. ,
; Mr. Barrier had Just turned out the
. gasoline stovo when tho explosion oc
I curred. Just what caused It ho Is not
sure but ho thinks the stove was leak
ing a little. The flames wore thrown
about bin faco nnd he suffered somo
painful burns about the hands, face
and neck. The damage to tho building
wn(J slight, being mostly causod by tho
Mrs. Knrr-l.iiiiKsdm Will Slug
Mrs. Elizabeth Karr-Lnnston, vocal
teacher at the North Platte School of
Music, will sing tho alto aria from
"Isaiah," "Thou Wilt Keep Illm In Per
fect Peace," by Patten, at tho Episco
pal church Sunday morning.
At the Presbyterian vesper -services
beginning nt X p. m she will sing
"Kipling's Recessional" by DoKoven,
anil "Whispering Hope" by Hawthorno.
Mrs. Langston possesses a beautiful
voice and lovers of good music should
not miss hearing hor at these ser
vices. S ra eil
Ono bay mare 3 years old, one gray
horse 5 years old, weight about 1000
llomulfi o.ieb. from Section UR.1S.Sf).
Phono A. F. Streitz, North Platte.
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS
Don't forget tho big 4 rocl program
nt the Empress tomorrow night, 5c to
The literary department of the Twen
tieth Century club will meet with Mrs.
L. W. Toole Tuesday afternoon.
Dr. Mnrln Atnes rfitnrnfid lnfit ovnn-
Ing from Hastings where sho attend
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Don't forget the matinee at tho Em
press tomorrow afternoon. Admission
5c, children free.
Forty or fifty mombers of tho local
Itobekah lodge will attend the district
convention to be held at Sutherland
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Dolson returned
this morning from Hastings where they
were married yesterday afternoon.
They leave shortly for a trip to tho
Itoom for Rent 1. O, O. V. hall. See
.1. Guy Swone at tho Star Clothluir
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ilerrod. of Co
lumbus, are visiting In tho city for a
few days with Mr. Horrod's brother,
John Herrod, and family. Thoy came
up to iook alter some land interests in
The monu for the commercial dinner
at the ChrUtiuu church for Monday,
April 20th, will be as follows: Koast
pork and dressing, gravy, browned
potatoes, crenmod cabbage, lemon plo
and coffee. Price 30 cents.
Henry Cohagon has resigned Ills po
sition an driver of tho wagon for J. C.
Den and will go to work as lineman
for the Nebraska Telephone company.
He will be succeeded by Ralph Raw
y"'. . ,
Mrs. Margaret Holcombe, of Broken
P.ou-, past president of tho Koboknh
stato assembly, will visit In town next
Tuesday while onrouto to tho district
meeting at Sutherland. Mrs. Holcombe
will be Instructor nt this district meet
ing. About seventy members wero present
at tho mooting of tho I. O. O. K. last
evening and a class of six candidates
was Initiated Into the order. A pleas
ant soclnl ovenlnir was onlovod follow
ing the lodge work nnd refreshments
ot ico cream and enko wero sorved. i
Carl 15. Davis, employed at the Os-'
good farm south of tho city, was yes-(
loruay kickcu ny a norso and surroreu
the frncturo of two ribs. He was
brought to this city for medical treat
ment. Mr. DavlH had his collar bona
broken In the same manner only a 1
month ago. 1
A musical and dancing party will
bo given Monday evening, April 20th,'
at tho H. P. O. Elks' homo by Prof. 1
Celclto Mnrolda, who is playing this
week nt the Pat theatre. 1'rof. Mnrol
da comes highly recommended by the
Elks nt Greeley, Col., anil Is attracting
good crowds at the Pat All Elks and
their l.idlt's will be welcome
.Hartley Will Not Hemnln.
Carl R. Markley, In chargo of tho
English department of tho high school,
has declined tho offer of tho city board
of education to tnko the department
next year. Ho expects to go west
where ho now 1ms some land hold
ings and onter Into business for him
self. In tho one year that Mr. Markley
has been in the city schools ho has
become popular with the studonts.
Ills interest in debating and other llt
eray work has been a great belp to
the students and to tho school and his
offorts nlong these linos will bo greatly
missed The host wishes of tho
stuueni oouy ns won as ins many
frlonda nntulilr. will nH
Mrs. Ada Kocken-Turnlo of Colum-
bus, Ohio has accepted a place in tho
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schools for next year. Mrs. Turplo
was for sovcral years before hor mar
riage collected with the city schools
and her many friends will bo glad
to welcomo her back.
Miss Emma Montgomery, who has
taught primary rooms in the different
wards for several 'years, has declined
to accept a position here for noxt
year. She goes next year to hor homo
at Florence Colo.
A Wholesome Drama.
Theatre-goers who enjoy a good,
wholesome drama of tho great "out
doors" will welcomo the coming of tllo
new Studobaker Thentre Chicago, pro- i
duction of "Tho Winning of Barbara'
Worth", a dramatization by Mark1
Swan of the famous novel by Harold
Bell Wright, which comes to the Keith 1
Theatre Tuesday, April p7th
"Tho Winning of Barbara Worth"
stands forth distinctly. In a season
which came witli a rush of sex-plays,
a representative managerial arm of- try-out of tackle preparatory to leav
fers here a drama of jrrit and mahli- lug for Ender's lake May 9th, on
ness, love and fidelity, two big and 1m-!
portant things. And into it has been
poured a fortune to show that thoro
are among those who control thea
trical destinies bellevors in produc
tions that tench instead of expose;
that entertain instead of shock.
The dramatization shows a gripping
prologue and three acts. Tho scenes
aro all laid in tho great American
desert,- tho reclamation of which nt
tho hands of the earnest man and .tho
faithful women is tho theme. The lovo
story intertwined is of tho old-fashioned
sort, in which a woman of
ideals awaits a man of red blood,
courage and mastery.
Settings of eggs from pure bred
Barred Plymouth Rock chickens. In
quire of or address
25-4 ' . BLANKENBURG BROS.,
i.'J05 North Locust, Phone Red 851.
County Judge French this week
handed down a. decision in the case
of Beatty vs. Swancutt which was
tried last week. He granted tho plain
tiff judgment to tho extent of $150. Tho
suit was a complicated one, being
disagreement ovor the operation of
an independent telephone line. De
fedant attempted to prove that consid
erable money was due him on settle
ment, but many of tho bills ho pre
sented wore disallowed by the court.
Special terms on lots in Taylor's
Addition and Gracelnnd Addition to
close out the balance. Monthly pay
ments of $3.00 to $10.00, Jhiild ii
homo now while lumber is cheap.
HOLLMAN & SEBASTIAN,
23-S Exclusive Agents.
To Our Farmer Customers
We aro thinking of you nnd what
you aro doing. We are prepared to
extend you every aid within legitimate
Wo urge you to make good uso of
your chock-book this pring, send
ing us checks by mall and lotting us
do tho actual paying to other parties.
Because of the Importance of the
1915 crop, our service this year will
bo moro than ovorn furm-service, '
giving special, prompt attention to
The Platte Valley State Bank
'The Safety First Bank.','
rorth PJotfr, Nebraska.
Will Dolson Married at Hastings.
William S. Dolson of this city and
Mrs. Anna Guenncll of Grand Island
were united in marriage nt tho Epis
copal church at Hastings yesterday
afternoon nt four o'clock. The cere
mony was performed by Dlshop Uoech
or of Kearney nnd Dean J. J, How
kor of this city. Dr. Mario Ames of this
city was bridesmaid.
This wedding Is tho termination of a
romance of sovornl months and came
ns a surprise to inany residents of this
city. After a honeymoon of two or
throe months on tho west coast Mr.
and Mrs. Dolson will make their home
in this city.
Mr. Dolson has been an onglnecr
out of tills city for a number of years
and is well known to many. Ho has a
lino residence on west Sixth street
whore they will mako their homo.
Mrs (luennell Is a prominent woman
in Grand Island social circles and has
a host of friends thoro.
.Immediately preceding ho cere
mony Mrs. Guenncll was confirmed in
to the Episcopal church, confirmation
sorvlces being In charge of Dlshop
I'lzcr's Store Is Burglarized.
The Leader department store,
owned by Julius Plzer, was burglar
ized Tuesday night by a clever thief.
No clew was loft to tho burglary ex
cept that tho man wns a small ono as
was evidenced by tho fact that ho
gained entrance through tho panel of n
The cash register was opened and
evorythlng in it taken, about seven
dollars In cash, and the man fitted
himself out with clothes. Ho gained
entrnnee by removing a lower panel
In the back door, crawling in through
an opening bnroly seven inches In
Among tho things taken was a hat,
sizo 7 15-8, indicating that It was a
grown man with a fnlr Hlzed head. A
suit of clothes is also missing and sev
eral pairs of hose, although ho
dropped somo of tho hose in trying to
crawl out. Every effort is being mndo
to apprehend tho burglar.
Knabe Kimball, McPhnil, Packard,
Price and Teeple, R. Howard, Smith
& Barnes nnd ninny others. Player
pianos and vlctrolns.
GASTON MUSIO CO.,
Clinton's Jewelry Store.
A-rishlngr He will Go.
John C Den has heard tho call of
tho bass and he will respond. A
frlejjd telephoned from Arapnhoe yos;
terday: "John the ImsB are biting."
"I'll be thero Sunday." yelled back
John. He will make tho trip by nuto
Saturday. This trip Is a preliminary
which trip Mr. Den will be nccom
panied by Messrs. Elder, Rebhnusen,
Baker, Plumer and others.
Good draft team. Inquire at tho
ofllce of the Coates' Lumber nnd Coal
Send Pacers to Lexington.
Blnnkenburg.Bros. sent their pacing
colt to Lexington Wednosdny where
it will her worked out on the track
for two or three months. This animal
shows promising speed nnd sixty or
ninety days' track work will no doubt
develop a record that will make it a
George Smith, living south of the
river also sent down a pacer tho same
day for a similar purpose.
Horses or cattlo to pasture, plenty
giasss and water. 35 cents per head
per month. Rnnch IS miles southwest
of North Platte. Address D. Wakefield,
Hershey, Neb. Route 2. 2G-
Tho regular Sunday sorvlces of
worship; morning at 10:30 and oven
ing at S o'clock. Morning subject
"The Lord's Letter to tho Churcli at
Sardls", evening subject "His Appear
nnce to tho Seven by the Sea." Specinl
music at both services. The Sundny
school at 12 m. Tho Luther league at
7:15. Wednesday evening bible hour
at S o'clock.
.The store building North of Mct'nbc
KKATT & GOODMAN'.
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. W, White and son
Major returned Wednesday from Den
ver whore they visited a few days?
Mr. Whlto wont out to meet his bro
ther who was passing through.
The infant child of Mr. nnd Mrs.
1). J. Brennnman Is reported quite
sick this week.
Who Started This
Brighten Up Idea?
Nature started it originally, and starts it 'anew every
Spring. Every opening bud, every flower that gives its gay
color to a dull old earth, is a part of Nature's brightening up.
Isn't it lime you were at it too, with your Spring house
cleaning and house-painting?
We are ready to help you with our full line of
Paisits & Varnishes
We have a particular Paint or Varnish for every pur
pose -to paint your house, to brighten your floors, to reno
vate your furniture, to give you washable walls of delicate
Tell us what you want to brighten up and we'll give you
the right Sherwin-Williams Paint or Varnish, specially made
for that Particular purpose.
SWP A weather-resisting Scar not A heat-proof
Flate-Tone A beautiful,
washable wall paint.
rs u J ri, T3;.,
Stands weather as well as
Mar-not A durable floor
Brigkeia Up Champaign Headquarters
Cenuine Red Kiver Ohio's from Minnesota. This is one year
you should plant good seeds, weather conditions last year
makes home grown seeds a very doubtful proposition.,, g-
Case 24 can Standard Tomatoes per case $2.23-
Case 24 cans Sugar Corn pcr-easc . , 1.7.0
Case 24 cans Standard Peas per case 1.70
10 lbs box of Dried Peaches f 90c
10 lb box Santa Clara Prunes 1.2S
Rest Patent Flour per sack . . . . 1.80
Second Grade per sack ;. . ;' . !;75
Chick feed 30 lbs sack QOc
Poultry Shell 100 lb sack ' 90c
Rock Salt, Sack Salt, get our prices on ton lots.
Alfalfa Meal per 100 lb sack 1.00
. R. N LAM Bs
PHONE 67 NORTH LOCUST STREET.
Mutual Building & Loan Association
of North Platte, Nebraska.
Have plenty o money on hands to close loans
Will loan on North Platte City properly for
building purposes or to assist its members in buy
ing homes or paying off mortgages. Tle monthly
payments on $1000.00 loan are on principal 5.00
and interest $6.00 or $11.00 in all and on other
sums in proportion.
Tho rain that descended Wednes
day evening caused moro troublo In
tho bascmonts In tho city. Tho ground
Is so saturated with water that tho
rain caused seepage which flooded
Mrs. O'Hnro Is reported ill at tho
Murphy homo on cast Third streot.
lurmlurc and woodwork
Rexpair An outside
0,d Dutch Enamel It
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siuys wiiuu anu stays on.
Brighten Up Finishes
A group of household won
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