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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 7, 1915)
"STURDY AS AN OAK"
We have just received a carload of the Oakland Cars, and they are
ready for your inspection. We will be glad to
demonstrate them to you.
lM'sam w mm.
PRICE $1,050, FACTORY
Tke First and Only Car
Buick hill south of
215 East Sixth.
DR. 0. II. CRESSLER,
Office over tho McDonald
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
Miss Mario LeDloyt 1h asBlstlsg In
tho Block store.
Win. Yost will louvo today for Oma
ha to spend several days.
Itoscoo Zlmmor, of Sldnoy, Is visiting
at tho LeDloyt homo tlits week.
Mrs. George Vroinan loft Saturduy
nftornoon for Omaha to spend a week.
David Brooks left a few days ago for
Gothonhurg to visit rolatlvcs for a
week or longer.
Tho Catholic ladles will meet Thurs
day aftornoon with Mrs. William
Arthur Plumcr has returned from
Denver whoro ho spent a week on
Miss Dill lan Sicks Is assisting ns
saleslndy In tho Block Ladles' Out
A ten pound girl was born to Mr.
nnd Mrs. Bort Carrlgan Friday at tho
Chris Sund farm.
Miss Ituby McMlchacl has returned
from Sidney whoro she visited her Bis
ter Mrs. Jack Mann.
A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mm
KIsor on west 8th street tho latter
part of last wook.
Mrs. Edward Forsyth, of Council
Bluffs, who has been visiting Mrs. Geo.
Loan will leavo today.
Mrs. James McEvoy and. son camo
homo Saturday from Choyonno whoro
they visited last week.
Dr. nnd Mrs. Charles Duggnn, of
Grand Island, vilsltod friends In town
tho lattur part of last week.
John Shaffer and Lucca Bowora aro
visiting relatives lioro whllo on parolo
from tho Kearnoy Industrial school.
Mrs. Morryhias, of San Francisco,
who was a guest at tho Iloxlo homo
last weok loft at noon Friday for
Oscar Smith of Omaha Is expected In
tho near futuro to spond .two wooka
with Ills parents Mr. and Mrs. J. 1'.
Manager Garamn has billed Polly
Priinroso MInstrol Maids for Decern
bor 7th and 8th, and Peg o' My Heart
for Dccombor 13th at tho Keith.
Englnocr Joo Schwnlgcr Is wreath
cd in smiles ovor tho arrivol of a nluo
pound boy at his homo Friday. Mother
and son aro doing nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. II. n. Avory of Omaha,
who wero tho guests of their nophov
Arthur Allen and family last wook,
loft Friday ovonlng for Gothenburg to
John Spies, of Kearney, formerly of
this city, who was injured in as nuto
accident sovornl weoks ago, Is Improv
ing, but will not bo nblo to tako up his
duties as traveling mun until January
r t-i .. JSt-j
4 Cylinder ,
that has topped the New
Walking Rnckwnrds From Const.
Another freak tourist passed through
town last week, walking backwards
from San Francsco to Now York. Tho
man accomplishing tho feat Is a rath
or aged man and is accompanied by a
companion to see that ho walks tho
entire dlstanco 4n the manner men
tioned. Tho feat is tho result of a
wager and tho man accompanying tho
tourist is said to rocelvo $1.G0 per dny
for his services.
Dies From Injuries Received.
Petor 01ean who had been work
ing for O. C. Johnson north of Chup
poll wns injured on Tuesday of Inst
weok In a runaway and died on Fri
day as a result of tho Injuries sustain
ed. Medical aid was summoned but ns
tho Injuries wero Internal tho man
failed to survive. The accident oc
curred while shucking corn nnd tho
wagon passed over his body, when
trying to stop tho itcam.
lVe nro offering (lxl!12 nt corner of
Skill and Locust for quick snlo nt n
price (hat will surely doublo In nluc
within tho next ilvo years. In (ho
mcuiilinio (ho Income from (lio proper
ly will pay n f.ulr rale of interest on
(ho Investment. Wo predict (hut
(hero will be more now business build.
Ings built on Locust street tho next
five yenrs (lmn in all (ho res( of (he
BUCHANAN & PATTERSON.
Mrs. ItobbhiN Seriously Burned.
Mrs Elizaboth Bobbins of Wallace
mother of Clny Robblns, who Is well
known hero, Is seriously 111 from the
effects of hums which sho received the
latter part of last week. Whllo burning
off tho grass her clothes caught flro
and her body wns badly burned beforo
holp came.. Ilor advanced ago of sov-
onty-ono makes her condition very
critical. Sho is itho widow of James
Bobbins who died ono year ago.
Lator Word reached horo Satur
day that Mrs. Bobbins had died Fri
Hot Footed Justice.
Harry Stolnburg robbed tho olTlco of
Dr. Mantor In Sldnoy nt nlno o'clock
on a Sunday morning; lie was arrested
at Julcsburg Mondny morning nnd
takon back to Sidnoy nt noon that day.
Tho Bamo aftornoon Stolnburg plead
guilty to burglary; at bovoji o'clock
Tuesday morning Judgo Ilobnrt nr
nlved In Sldnoy, and acting for Judgo
Grimes, gavo tho prlsonor from ono to
ton years In the 'pen, and within
twenty-four hours thereafter Stinburg
wns bohlnd tho bars. Eighty hours uf
tor (ho burglnry was committed tho
burglar had commonccu serving bis
The Editor's Dream.
"Follow dropped into tho offlco tho
other day and ordored tho paper, and
wo woro pleased. Said it was a good
papor, and wo woro glad. Said it was
raoro than worth tho monoy to any
man or intelligence, and wo woro tic
lod. Said it was tho mainstay of tho
'town, and wo woro supcrtlckled. Said
It was tho greatest booster and tho
most rollablo town-bulldor nnd dovol
opor In this community, and wo yollcd
with Joy. Pnjd for his paper, and wo
wo alia gontly to tho lloor In blissful
unconsciousness. Naturo had reached
Its limit." Altoona Tribuno.
PRICE $795, FACTORY
The New Model 8-Cylinder, 71 horse Power Oak-
land has just reached Omaha.
Army Horses nt Kimball.
A thousand head of horses arrived In
Kimball Tuesday and Wednesday from
tho west and wore taken to tho Lcdlng
ham ranch east of town whero thoy
will bo fed until time to export them
when they will bo shipped east. Mr.
Prlco, secretary for tho Michencr
Horso Exporting Co., of Omaha and
Cheyenne, was In Kimball and stated
that it was tho intention to keep from
1,000 (to 2,000 head in tho Kimball
valley all winter whoro they will be
nblo to get an abundant supply of
alfalfa nnd hay. Tho present consign
ment will be kopt about a month when
they w411 bo shipped out and otherj
Ono Monarch Malleablo Iron range,
ono Walnut Top Desk, Filing Cases
and Filing Boxes at office on Gth St.,
opposite post office or at house west
of offlco on Gth street. Jos. Horshoy.
Champion Potato Raiser.
Lowis Blckel is now recognized as
tho best potato raiser In tho country.
In the Boys' and Qlrls' Club contest
Lowis raised 207 bushels of market
able potatoes on three-fourths of an
acre, or 27G bushels per acre. Tho po
tatoes aro tho proper size for seed and
aro ontroly freo from disease. Selling
tho potatoes for seed at 00c per bushel
ho will rccelvo at tho rato of $105.60
per acre, or at market prlco of 80c
per hundred tho three-quarters of an
aero yield will amount to $99.nc. It
looks Ilka potato raising can bo made
prolltablo on tho upland as well as in
tho valley If ono only knows how
North Platte, JN'cb., Dec 2, 1!H,1
..Tilts Is to show that my lire loss
has been settled todny by Brnttfc
(Joodninn, Agents, (o my ontlro satis
faction ami 1 (ako (his opportunity to
thank (hem and recommend them and
their companies to all my friends.
Hold (et-Togellur Banquet
Tho Episcopal people or at least
a part of thornhold a gojt-togetlier
banquot In tho basement of tho church
Friday evening. Tho attendance was
not as largo as was expected; not that
tho absentees did not favor the got
together spirit but rather that thero
wero othor banquets and other meet
ings to attond. Tho ladles sorved a
vory nlco supper, and following this
addresses woro made by Dean Ilov
ker, Judgo Hoagland, J. Q. Wilcox and
Miss Annlo Kramph, and a financial
roport wns presented by Secretary
Mungor. Theso talks woro along tho
lino of "for ,tho good of tho church,"
and they wero sufficiently pointed to
poiiotrato tho cuticle of tho indifferent.
Tho deficit occasioned by tho ve3try
entering tho hospital flold, was dis
cussed, and whllo tho speakors con
sidered tho Good Samaritan hospital
an unfortunate venturo, tho vestry was
not to blamo and tho thing to do was
to wlpo out tho Indebtedness of about
$800. Sovoral donations woro volun
tarily made, and othors subscribed
various amounts, tho total for tho ov
onlng amounting to $3G0. SInco then
othors hnvo subscribed, and tho ex
isting debt promlsos to bo extin
guished in tho near futuro.
A Curious Wish.
I want to be sick! I want to He In
bed nnd be fussed over and petted and
nursed. So far in my life I have had
but ono disease health. It sticks out
all over me. it runs swiftly through
me. It yanks mo up in the morning.
It tucks mo up in bed nt night and
shoves me off into unexclted sleep not
oven to dreum. It stands by my chair
nt meals and gives me nn appetite for
just the right food In Just the right
I want symptoms. I want to be put
to bed nnd petted. 1 want "to come
back to convalescence with brews and
potions and soft cool lingers and dark
rooms and sweet llowers to beguile me.
I want to bo sick! II. S. nnsklns in
The Othor Way Round.
Mrs. Soursplte When I gave you
that solemn wnrnlng ngnlnst marrying
I said that some day you would regret
it That time will come, mark my
Mrs. Newed The time has come.
Mrs. Soursplte (gleefully) I thought
bo. Then you regret your marriage?
Mrs. Newed Ob, no! I regret the
warning you gave me. It kept mo
from innrrylng for nearly a year.
Tho Poet's Lighting.
Samuel Rogers gave a dinner nnd
had tho room recoratcd with candles
placed high up In order to show" off
tho pictures, says T.P.'s London Week
ly. At dinner he naked Sydney Smith
how bo liked tho plnn. "Not nt nil,"
ho replied. "Above there is a blaze of
light and below nothing but darkness
nnd gnashing of teeth."
"now can you tell that tho conductor
is married?" gasped tho diminutive
"Didn't you henr the way that wc
mnn roasted him and be never even
batted an eyelash?" retorted tho grat
detective. Buffalo Express.
J. II. JtEDFIELI).
PHYSICIAN & SUItGEON
IIYSICIAN & SURGEONS HOSPITAL
Drs. Rcdfield & Redflold
Ofllco Phone 642 Res. Phone 676
(iO()I CAUSE FOR ALARM
These Figures Will 3Inko North Pintle
Fcoplo Tako Notice.
Deaths from kidney dlseaso havo in
creased 72 per cent in twenty years.
Peoplo overdo nowadays in so many
ways that tho constant filtering of
poisoned uioou weakens tho kidnoys.
Bowaro of fatal Brtght's disease. When
backachq or urinary Ills suggost weak
kidnoys, uso Donn's Kldnoy Pills, livo
carefully, tako things easy and avoid
heavy eating. Donn's Kidnoy Pills
commnnd confidence, for no other kid
noy remedy is so widely used and so
generally successful . Homo endorse
ment Is tho best proof of merit. Read
this North Plntto resident's story:
Georgo W. Weinberger, 109 West
Ninth street., North Platte, says:
Somo years ago I became afflicted
with kldnoy trouble and sufforod with
agonizing pains through my back.
I gradually grow worso, became stiff
nnd lamo and on account of losing my
rest nt night, was all run down. My
kidnoys did not do their work proper
ly. After I had taken bIx boxes of
Donn's Kldnoy Pills, I wns cured."
Prlco 50o nt all dealers. Don't sim
ply ask for a kldnoy Temcdy got
Doan's Kldnoy Pills tho samo that
Mr. Wolnborger had. Fostor-Mllburn
Co., Props., Buffalo, Now York.
The Best That Could
Be Done Under the
By F. A. MITCHEL
Margaret Brlerley was brought up
by a couple of mnlden aunts, sisters,
who wero well off and Intended Hint
after their death Margaret should
hnvo their belongings. Theso were in
part a comfortable house and grounds
in tho vllinge, In which they lived
Mnrgaret proved nn apt scholar nnd
wns graduated with honor. Since life
with her aunts was very dull she
yearned for something livelier. After
a your of "sitting around holding her
hands," ns she expressed it, she de
termined to go to tho city to teach.
Iter mints combated her resolution
They reminded her that they had cared
for her since sho was nn iiifnnt, edu
cated her nnd given her everything
sho wanted. All in vain. Ono morn
ing when Aunt Sarah went into her
room to nwnken her the bird bad fiown
Three yours passed, during which
there was no communication between
the aunts nnd the ,iilece. Margaret
was getting on well ns a teacher when
she fell 111. Having no menus to pro
vide n substitute for Lor school duties,
sho wns dropped from tho salary roll
Then tho poor girl began to regret that
she had yielded to tho impulso to be
Independent. Nothing reranlned for
her but to go back to her aunts and
ask their forgiveness nnd help.
Tnklng ndvantngo of a Blight rally,
sho spent her last funds for a railway
ticket to iier former homo. Sho ar
rived nt tho houso ns darkness wns
falling. How comfortable everything
looked! There were tho daluty white
house, the porch nnd lattice covered
with vines, tho tlowcr garden to one
side, tho kitchen garden in tho rear,
tho whole inclosed by tho low picket
fence. Sho went as fast ns bor condi
tion would permit up tho walk, opened
the door nnd entered. All was still.
"Aunt Elizabeth!" she called, with
"Aunt Sarali!" Still no answer.
She went through tho house, but
found no one. Thinking that her mints
bad gone out, sho took off her wraps
and sat down in the living room bo
fore the open fireplace, in which wore
Presently she heard the front door
open nnd shut. Sho nrosc, intending
to greet her mints. Instead a young
man entered. Seeing her, he paused.
"Whero aro my aunts, Misses' Eliza
beth and Sarah Stacoy?"
"Are you Margaret Brlerley?"
"Miss Elizabeth died a few months
ngo, and Miss Sarah followed her in
Mnrgaret sank back in her chair
and covered her face with her hands.
It was some time before she spoke
ngnln; then sho said:
"Who lives here now?"
"I do. I am Roger Blackmore, a
distant connection of the two Indies.
They made mo their heir."
"Whnt shall I do?" moaned Marga
ret, forgetful of the presence of nn-
"Hnvo you not been successful?"
"I am ill and without a cent in tho
"You nro welcome to remnin hero as
long aft you like. I will leavo you and
send some ono to take caro of you."
"What claim hnvo I on you?"
"I will show you."
Going to a desk, ho took out a pa
per and hnnded it to her. It was the
will of her aunts, leaving nil they
possessed to him. There wns n clause
stating that if their beloved niece, Mar
garet Duncan, over returned in need it
wns their desiro that tho snld Roger
Blucknioro should relieve her wnnts.
Sho looked up nt tho heir.
"How can you relievo the wnnts of a
woman near your own ago without"
"I think your mints were mindful
"Then why this request?"
"Perhaps they fancied"
"That wo might pool our issues?"
"Pool our issues! Whnt do you
Margaret made no reply to this. Sho
felt that sho would bo willing to mnr-
ry Polyphemus for n homo nnd rest.
Presently she nroso slowly nnd with
"Whero nro you going?" nsked Black-
"I don't know. I can't stny here."
Ho went to her nnd gently forced
her back in her chnlr. "Tho good la
dles," bo said, "told mo that if you
failed In your work they would bo
plad If you and I could occupy their
ld home nnd enjoy their income to
Mnrgaret sat silent for nwhlle, then
looking up nt lilm, said:
"As for mo, I can do nothing else.
It remains for you to decide -whether
or no you caro to nccord with the wish
Without reply ho left her nnd went
to tho tolephono booth. She heard him
nsk: "Is tho Rev. Mr. Stnrk nt home?
Toll him to como to tho Stacoy place
Immediately." Then, returning to her,
ho snld; "You can't lenvo hero In your
present condition. If I permitted you
to do so your mints would turn in their
graves. You enn't stny hero alone,
nnd I can't stny with you without
Bcandul. You'll hnvo to tnko my un
worthy self. It's hard luck for you,
but It can't be holped."
Sho put out her hnnd to him, and he
bent down and kissed her.
Tho parson enmo, nnd all was well.
Urowth ot baseball.
Isothing shows the growtli of base
hall more than n comparison of gate
receipts taken in during the different
series plnyed for the baseball cham
pionship of the world, hi the year
1SS1 about ;!00 persons utteuded the
Until game between the" Providence
team and the Metropolitan club, chain-
i plons of their respective leugucs. mid
the total attendance nt nil three games
was less than .'!,000. Radbourne and
Keefe, the opposing hurlers, were nt
the height of their respective cn'rcei's.
but they failed to draw the throngs.
However, the players did not worry,
as there wns nothing in It for them
In the season of 1SS5 the series was
a failure from nil standpoints. Only
8,000 saw the six contests between the
men of Anson nnd the, Browns, led by
Charles Coniiskey. The series was)
marked by continual scrapping unci nt
times real lighting. It ended or broke
up with honors In games won and vcr-
bill scraps "llfty-llfty." In 1SS0 the
first renl series for the world cham
pionship wns pulled off In a success
ful manlier. The six games drew 40.
000. and the net receipts were $1-1,000.
Ecuador's Vegetable Wool.
Kupok, known in Ecuador ns "lana
de celbn," or "vegetable wool," is u
product of the largest tree that grows
in the forests of the littoral, a species
of the genus Erlodendron (allied to the
cotton plunt). Tho ceiba bears most
of its branches near the top, nnd the
nppenrance of its bright yellow llow
ers marks the approaching end of the
rainless season. After the flowers fade
the pods that yield the kapok of com
merce aro formed. These are gath
ered and the fiber extracted by hand.
One hundred pounds of crude material
yield, nfter cleaning, forty-five pounds
of first grade kapok. Kanok is train
ing in popularity in tho United States,
wuere, among the other uses to which
It Is put, it is employed in stufflm:
muttresses mid sofa cushions nnd, it
Is said, has found somo fuvor among
makers of upholstery fabrics.
Illustrating tho Idea.
A school inspector was examining a
class in grammar and trying to eluci
date the complex relations of adjec
tives and nouns by u telling example.
"Now, for Instance," said he, "what
That was an easy question, and all
the children shouted:
"A man!" nnd then looked around
"Yes, but what else?" said the in
Tills wns not so easy, but nfter a
pause a boy ventured to suggest:
"A littlo man."
"Yes, but there is something more
This wns a poser, but at last nn In-
fnut phenomenon nlinost lenped from
bis seat in bis eagerness nnd cried:
"Please, sir, I know, sir nn ugly lit
tle man!" Pearson's 'Weekly.
Beautiful Flag Flower.
mong the stateliest and proudest of
the ni'-nibers of America's flower fam
ily in. no excels the larger blue flag,
which also wears the names of blue
iris aud fleur-de-lis. Ruskin calls It
the flower of chivalry, whicli has a
sword for its leaf and a lily for its
heart Longfellow pronounces it "a
flower born in tho purple, to Joy nnd
pleasanco." It blooms in the wet. rich
marsh and meadow from May to July
end finds Its home from Newfound
land nnd Manitoba to Florida and Ar
kansas. The flag flower must look to
the Insect world entirely for its propa
gation, particularly to tho bees as its
pollen carriers. So it puts forth a
flower that is blue tinted, for its ex
perience has taught It thut n beo can
be wooed with blue better than with
any other color. Pittsburgh Press.
A Titled Kleptomaniac.
A titled kleptomaniac almost a cen
tury ago was tho Countess of Cork.
She had a reputation for steullng any
thing sho could lay her hands on.
whether it was useful or valuable or
not Once when leaving a country
houso whero she had been staying she
snw nnd quietly picked up u hedgehog
tnat wns crossing n hall, a not of tho
porter's, and took It away in her car
riage. Finding It nn uncomfortable
foot warmer, she decided to dispose of
it nt tlio first town where she changed
horses nnd then offered it to n confec
tioner in return for n sponge cake.
Kept Him Waiting.
The Scotch clergyman who Invented
the percussion lock for firearms in
1S05 hnd to wait twenty-seven yenrs
before it was tested by tho British
government, thirty-two years before :i
regiment was armed with it nnd thirty-four
yours beforo it was used in
"A wonderful man is my undo," snld
littlo Rinks, "so very original and wit
ty. Ho snys he called his dog Sau
sago because it was half bread, his
goat Nearly because it was all butt
nnd his prize cockerel Robinson bo
cnuso It Crusoe."
"What," asks a contemporary, "aro
tho most inspiring words in tho Eng
lish language?" Much might bo snld
on belmlf of these: "Inclosed find
check." Chicago News.
Mother (nnnoyed) I don't see, Elsie,
how you can bo so naughty. Elsie
Why, mamma. It isn't u bit hnrd.-Bos-ton
No man Is n good physlclnn who has
never been sick. Arabian.
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