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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1915)
USEFUL CHRISTMAS GIFTS
AT THE LEADER
Only Ten Days More to Do Your Christmas Shopping, '
you are in doubt as to what to buy ior your wife, daughter, mother, sister, sweetheart, hus
band, son or father, just step into The Leader and you will find some article in our store that will
serve the purpose and serve it well.
Here are Some Suggestions:
FOR THE LADIES
A NICE SHAWL
SET OF TABLE LINEN
A SET OF UNDERWEAR
MARSEILLES BED SPUED
A NICE SET OF FURS
A STYLISH COAT OR DRESS
A NICE PAIR OF KID GLOVES
A SILK OR WOOL SWEATER
A SILK OR WOOL DRESS PATTERN
A PAIR OF FINE BLANKETS
A NICE SILK DOWN COMFORT
FOR THE MEN
PAIR OF SHOES
SUIT OF CLOTHES
A NOBBY OVERCOAT
FUR AND CLOTH CAPS
DRESS AND WORK SHIRTS
FOR THE LITTLE FOLKS
In our ready-to-wear department the Sacrifice Sale still continues. Ladies' Plush Coats $17.S0
quality at $9.98; Ladies' Coats as low as $5.00. Ladies' Suits, whatever we have left, your choice
at $6.00 and $9.98.
DAMAGE1 CASKS SETTLED ' The Hear Wasn't Fair.
OUT OF THE COUJtT. Claude Delaney, of Northport, who
, had an encounter wth a tamo bear at
Two damage cases against the Broadwater on Thanksgiving day, and
Union Pacific were setttled out of court I came out sccond best, was in town
Wednesday forenoon, W. E. Shuman Wednesday. His right leg was badly
and George Gibbs, attorneys for both ciaweu- and chawed and ho needs a
plaintiffs effecting the settlement and
Attorney Muldoon 'representing the de
In the case of Mrs. Elizabeth Danz,
who sued for $30,000 a settlement was
nmde for fivo thousand dollars. Mrs.
Danz sought to recover the above
amount for the death of her husband,
James Danz, which occurred July 11th,
1915. Danz was riding in an automo
bile and was thrown out and fatally
Injured when the car struck a ridgo
on the 'road Just west of the cemetery.
It was charged that this ridge or ob
struction was left in that shape by the
defendant company and its contrac
tor Burke after a sower main had been
laid across the highway. Burke was
mado defendant in the case, and tho
suit against Burke is still pending and
will bo prosecuted.
The second case was that of Helen
Kirsch, who brought damages for $50,
000 for tho death of her husband,
Nick Kirsch. In this enso settlement
was made for one thousand dollars.
Kirsch was found dead at Peru, "Wyo.,
May 0, 1013, but Just how he came to
his death was not definitely known,
other than that it came while In tho
employ of tho company as brakeman
Attornoy Shuman went to Wyoming
and nvestlgated tho case and learned
that tho evidence was such that a
heavy judgment could not bo obtained
cane to walk. Claude says tho bear
didn't play fair; tho brute took un
due advantage of him. Ho had fed
and petted the anmal frequently bo
fore, and in return for this kindness
tho bear hit him when ho was not
looking which everyone must admit
was unfair. After knocking hm down,
tho animal proceeded to "eat him up,"
but ho was finally rescued from his
perilous position. "It was a mighty
narrow escape for mo," said Claude.
"Never again will I pet a bear."
Judge Grimes spent Wednesday In
Lexington on business pertaining to
distrct court matters.
Harry L. Jackson and Miss Bertha
Gerties, both of Gothenburg, were
married by Judge French Tuesday af
Minnie Holdobrink, fifteen years of
ngo and Roy Hollenbeck aged twenty,
applied for a marriage license Tues
day, but were denjled because tho
girl was of unlawful ago to enter the
District Court Calender.
Judge II. M. Grimes has sent the
following terms of court for tho Thlr
teenth Judicial district:
Lincoln County Jury January 24th;
equity, May 15th; Jury November 13th
Dawson County Jury, February
2Sth; equity, Juno 19; jury, October
Kimball County Jury, March 20th;
Jury, September 18th.
Cheyenne County Jury, March
27th; Jury, September 25th.
Deuol County Jury, April 3d; jury
Keith County Jury, April 10th;
jury, Octobor 2d.
Logan County Jury, April 21th;
Jury, September 11th.
McPhorson County Jury, May 8th.
Arthur County Jury, May 22d.
Bring in your furs to us. Wo will
nay you tho highest price. Don't ship
them until you soo us.
NOItTII PLATTE JUNK HOUSE.
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
C. M. Trotter has in transit a car of
Oaklands and car of Maxwells that
will be here In a few days.
Dr. Engleman, of Grand Island, a
cousin of Leslie Basklns, was tho
guest of the latter Wednesday.
T. R. Walsh, of Sioux Falls, S. D.,
general agent for tho North River
Insurance Co., spent Wednesday vis
iting J. II. Hebarty, who Is local agent
for that company.
Tho North Platte Produce Co. man
says: "Skldoo prices for your Christ
mas turkeys twenty-threo cents a
pound." Tho Ann will make a ship
ment of a ton or two of dressed turkeys
County Surveyor Cochran left Wed
nesday for Columbus to attend tho
convention of county commissioners
for a day, and from thoro goes to
Lincoln to be present at a meeting
of state engineers.
John Burke, who has been manager
of tho Union Stock Ynrds Co., for a
number of years, will relinquish thnt
position January 1st and will bo suc
ceeded by his son Will. Tho lattor
has been clerk to Car Foreman Mc
Evoy. Sheriff Salisbury is entertaining
but two guests at present, Ed Long
who is serving thirty days for hitting
tho Jug too frequently and Charles
James charged with rape. The enso
against James was not reached at tho
lato term of court, and he will bo
tried at tho January term.
Sheriff Patterson, or Sterling, stop
ped over in town Wednesday while on
routo homo with a wife deserter. IIo
expected to arrest nnothor man hero
on a certain charge, but found that
the fellow had gone to Crete. Ho left
tho wife deserter In chargo of Shor
Iff Salisbury while ho wont to Creto
for his man.
Whilo North Platto is proud of tho
fact that it is to start Us first half
railo or so ot stroot paving next
spring, it is Interesting tonote that
tho city council of Hastings Is n.nklng
arrangements for eleven miles of
street paving next year. At present
Hastings has three miles of paved
Ralph Allison formerly clerk in tho
U. S. land office but now holding a
similar position at Douglas, Wyo., is
spending a fifteen days loavo of ab
eenco in town, having arrived tho
oarly part of tho wpok. Ho says
Douglas Is -a good town, and ho la
Dr. Brock, Dentist, has moved his satisfied with his poslton, but condll
offlco to tho Roynolds building ovor,tlons aro not so enjoyable as in North
f. ten uouar
i For Best E
Sunday 9:45 a. m., Sunday school.
11 o'clock morning worship. Sermon
subject, "Others." 0:45 Luther league
service; 7:30 ovening worship, ser
mon subject, "Room for Him."
Tho "Jehoida Chest' will bo set out
again at both tho regular services to
recelvo tho offering for tho building
fund. During these first fivo months
$800 has been received in this way
besides a goodly sum rnlsed by tho
women's societies. Two hundred this
month would mako a nlco start for
the next year. This amount is earn
estly lioped for.
Tho usual Chrlstmns sorvlcos aro
being prepared for early morning sor-
vlco by tho choir and evening ser-
vco by tho Sunday school.
Yeomen Elect Officers.
Tho local homestead of tho Yeo
men elected tho following officers at
tho meeting held Tuesday ovening:
Foreman Dean Bowkor.
Master of Cercmonlos, E. II. Evans.
Correspondent Leslie Basklns.
Master of Accounts W. E. Starr.
Chaplin, Mrs. Frank Martin.
Tho other officers aro appointive
and will bo announced lntor.
There are a number of boys in North PlaLLe who possess me
chanical ability, and in order to ascertain just who they
are, we are offering prizes valued at ten dollars to
the boy or girl who builds the best model out of
Stono's Drug Store.
These models must be built from Erector Sets purchased
at our store, and they must be exhibited in our windows
from December 30th to January 6th, one week.
For the best model $2, second best $1, for the next
five best 50c each, for the next ten 25c each, for
the next twenty 10c each.
The exhibitors can, if they wish, have their models photographed
and compete for the $3000 worth of prizes offered by the manufac
turers of the Erector Sets.
PRFPTOR mTi We carry in stock sets numbering from No.
1 WAV 1 1 to No. 5. No. 1 costs $1.00, No. 2 $2.00, No. 3
$3.00, No. 4 with motor $5.00, and No. 5 with reversible motor $7.50. We
also carry extra motors at $1.00, $1.50 and $5.00, the latter operating from
house current, the two former from dry batteries.
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