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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JANUARY 18, L91G.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL. !
Editor Eames, of Maxwell,
yesterday In town on business.
Mr. and Mrs. W.; B. Brown left last
evening for Lnramlc to attend the
funeral of a friend.
Henry Doebko submitted to an oper
ation for appendicitis at the city hos
pital yesterday and is doing nicely.
Oliver Carroll Is off duty thin week
at the Howe & Maloney store on ac
count of a severe siege of the grippe.
W. B. Howard, of Omaha, ex-state
auditor, came last ovonlng to visit
his brother, C. P. Howard, for a week
Mesdamcs Frank McGovorn, Godrge
Voseipka and Will Friend loft this
morning for a visit with friends in
Henry and M. S. Uebhausen expect
to leave the latter part of this week
to visit their mother and sisters in
Mrs. J. E. Petcrman camo down from
Itawlins, Wyo., Saturday for a visit
with her father, B. F. Roblson, of
The Tribune force.
F. C. Simmons, of Seward, who came
last evening to attend the installation
of officers of the A. 0. U W., left this
morning for Sidney.
Attorney W. V. Hoagland, Charles
Temple and B. B. Baker left this morn
ing for Lexington on businoss for the
Fidelity insurance Co.
Master Mechanic Beery went through
o Cheyenne this morning. He will re
turn to this city tomorrow morning
and spend the day, here.
Dorsey Grinner, of Omaha, visited
with the Fryo family this week and
left this morning for a short trip in
the-western part of the state.
0. C. Carpenter, who was injured
several weeks ago while employed on
the Lincoln Highway bridge, and had
since been a patient at the North
JUatte General hospital, was able, to
return home yesterday.
H. G. Knowles and family left at
noon yesterday. The former will hold
evangelistic meetings in a number of
astern towns, and the .family-will vis
i relatives in Fairbury.
Money to Loan on Kcnl Kstntc.
lilt ATT & GOODMAN'.
Mrs. George X. Glbbs and baby who
have been visiting relatives in York
for several weeks, are expected to re
turn home Saturday. --Her mothe.n,
Mrs. McKinley. will accompany her
and visit here for a fortnight.
Relatives in this city received word
the latter part of last week that Rev,
Alfred Oilman "and family, who re
cently visited here, had taken the boat
at San Francisco enroute to their
home in China. They expect to be
on the water thirty days.
If you want a splendid town cow aud
one that will pay her board and yours
too, you should attend the sale Jan
20th at Ed. Corllold's place V. milo
southwest of the National cemetery.
S. S. Reynolds will sell all of his
red milk stock at that sale.
Mrs. Premus Forstedt and Mrs. F.
W. Hansen entertained a number of
ladies Friday afternoon at a shower
tor Mrs. Nels Forstedt. The after
noon was spent in games and contests
' and the first prize was won by Mrs.
Fred Payne. Nice refreshments were
Mr. and Mrs. II. A. McCond onter
i allied at a neighborhood party last
Friday evening. About sixty wcro
wero present and spent a very pleas
ant evening in games and music, after
which nice refreshments wero served.
.Music was furnished by a new Edison
The Denver Post of Sunday states
that Frank Gotch, the world's chnni
j,iun wrestler, had signed a contract
;is a 1010 featuro of the Sells-Floto
incus at a salary of $5,200 a week,
the largest salary ever paid to a cir
cus performer. Ho will forfeit $100
t any comer he falls to throw.
Messrs. Fred Dick, Joseph Raskins,
Adam Christ, Cy Russell, Charles
Sarulall, Fred Peterson and Thomas
Jelfers left last evening for Crawford
to attend tho thirty-fourth annual con -
ventlon of volunteor firemen. A spo -
cial car was put on at Sidney for tho
n . . t i i y. . 1. . . . cit.l
Use 01 TUO 1j0XIIIB.""i uuuluuuuiB, om-
ney and North Plntto delegates."
A 25-horse powoi 1914 modol car,
run loss than 6,500 miles. Will trado
for town lot or equity in land. In-
quro at Triune office.
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
Ad Coates, of Sutherland, left Sun
day evening after a short visit with
his children hero.
W. Christio Adams goes to Omaha
tonight to fill a week's engagement
giving dnncos nt the HonBliaw Hotel
Samuol Hawklms returned to'Hcr-
shoy Saturday evening nfter spending
some time here witli his wife, who
Buy your SundaM baking at the
Junior Class exchange Saturday, Jan.
22nd, nt the Derryborry & Forbos
Harry Dixon roturned this morning
from Grinnell, Iowa. He says his
daughter Harriet who dlscolated her
hip is getting nlong nicely. ,
Frank Donm and daughter Marie
leavo next week for Chicago, where
the latter will enter a school of music.
While aiway Mr. Doran will visit rela
tives in Wisconsin.
Mrs. Pearl A. Jones, of Denver,
spent the past three days in this city
and while here appointed Mrs. Emily
Coates the local agent for the Franco
American toilet preparations.
Investigation proves that the fire at
the Christian church last week was
duo to a defective flue into which ran
the pipe from a smnll stove, and not
to the hot air heating plant.
l'lie billiard tournament at the Elks'
homo started out briskly this week, a
number of the games having been
played Sunday and last evening. The
Fllcshman team is a little in the lead
Wilcox & Halligan filed suit against
August Younger yesterday in the
county court for seventy-two dollars
which is tho rent, due on the land ho
occupied south of Sutherland for three
years past. Tho case is set for Jan
Candidates for county offices are
flow developing quite rapidly, four, or
live having filed since our last issue.
The more candidates in the field for
the nominations the greater the op
portunity to select good men. at least
that is the way in, which tho average
voter, looks at tho matter.
With unusual lieavy traffic for this
season of the year, the motive power
of the Union Pacific at this terminal
was equal to all demands during the
past week of zero weather. Some
little "grief" was, of course, experi
enced in the way of engines freezing
up when "spotted," and from other
minor causes, but on the whole the
trouble was loss than anticipated.
The Tribune would like to sec some
good, strong, mjin in. western Nebras
ka file for state land commissioner.
This Is an office rthat should bo filled
by a western ;nan, for tho reason that
all the state school land Is in tho
western counties and a western man
Is bettor acquainted with existing con
ditions than is tho man from the east
part of the state.
The Knights of Columbus have sue
(eeded in disposing of a large num
ber of tickets for their dance at the
Masonic hall tomorrow evening and
a largo attendance is anticipated
Each lady is requested to bring a box
lunch and these lunches will bo pur
chased by the gentlemen during tho
evening. A prize will be given for the
most cleverly decorated box.
Tho domestic sconce department of
the Twentieth century club met yes
terday afternoon at the liomo of Mrs
M. E. Scott. Mrs. W. C. Reynolds act
ed as leader. Tho foiowlng is tho pro
gram: "Fuels and Their Appliances
for Use." Tho Gas Stovo, Mrs. P. J.
Norton; Tho Fircless. Cookery Mrs.
Dent; Comparative Value of Fuels,
Mrs. R. D. Birgo. Delicious refresh
ments wore served by the hostess.
North Platto business men will prob
ably become participants in tho next
"National Pay-up Week," which is
February 21-20, and they will ask all
their customors to join with them.
Through theso pay-up weeks It Is
hoped to educate tho people to pay
their bills more promptly and thus es-
tablish bettor credit. A largo propor
i tioti of tho pcoplo of the country aro
, becoming moro lax each year in tho
' pnymont of their debts. This not only
, works an injustlco to thoso whom
they owe but to themselves as well.
Houses nnd nice unfurnished rooms
close In, also one L'OxSO basement un-
dor good business house.. Kent, ! light
and water; make nil deail plumbing'
I1RATT ft GOODMAN.
ntAINMKX SAY THKY
A It K 3IUC11 OVKltWOItKKD
"Boot and shoo workers aro 'aristo
crats of labor' compared with railroad
employes, so far as hours of work
aro concerned," according to av bulle
tin sent out by railway labor organiza
tions. That bulletin says:
"Whereas nearly 90 per cent of tho
onginoers and flromen on tho western
toads work 10 hours or more a day
ess than 5 per cent of tho boot and
shoo workers undergo similar strain.
"A recent bulletin of the bureau of
labor statistics gives statistics rela
tive to tho boot and shoo factories,
while tabulations from tho pay-rolls
of 20,000 eugineors and firemen made
in the course of arbitration proceed
ings, tells tho story for railroad men.
"In not a single occupation out of
tho thirty-seven principal occupations
in tho boot and shoe industry did moro
than G per cent of tho employes work
over sixty hours a week in 1911. Con
siderably over half of those employes
worked fifty-four hours or less av week.
"The railroad pay-rolls on tho other
hand, show that 8S per cent of the lo
comotive engineers and firemen
worked 10 hours or longer a day, and
that 35 per cent worked twelve hours
or longer. During tho fiscal year 1914
thoro were over 41,000 Instances of
railroad employes engaged In tho
movement of trains who were on duty
for sixteen continuous hours or long
er, and wore thus subject to unusual
fatigue and strain.
"Wliile railroad engineers and fire
men, in recent years, have been com-
kpellcd to operate larger locomotives
and heavier trains without material
changes in hours or wages, tho hours
of boot and shoo workers have been
reduced 3 per cent since 1910 and
their wago rate increased 12 per
100 aero farm 2 miles west of
Brady, mostly under cultivation, two
running streams, all necessary build
ings. MRS. SOPHIA McGEEr
, Brady, Neb.
The Torch of Civilitntien.
In the history of civilisation ilr.it one
nation mises nnd becomes the torch
bearer ami then another takes the
torch as it becomes stronger, the
stronger always pushing the weaker
aside und becoming in its turn tin-
lender. Each nation that has borne the
torch of civilization has followed some
path peculiarly its own. Egyptian.
Syrian, Persian, Greek, Roman, Frank.
all.liad their ideal of powoi'--ordOr und
progress directed under supreme an
thorlty, maintained by armed organi
sation. We Anglo-Saxons bear the
torch of civilization because wo pos
sess tho principles of civil liberty, and
wo have tho character, or should have
the character, which our fathers have
transmitted to us, with which to up
hold it. If wo have not. then bo sure
that with tho certainty of n law of
nature some nation it may be one or
it may bo iinother already knocking at
our doors, will push us from tho way
and take the torch and bear It onward,
and wo shall go down. Thomas Nel
Classification of Stars.
In classifying stars astronomers rec
ognize six degrees of magnitude, but
tlie term relates to radiance or bril
liancy rather than to size. Although
the classification is somewhat arbi
trary, yet each degree oC magnitude i
approximately two and a Iiailf times a-'
brilliant as a star of the next mng.il
tudo below. Then, too. each magnitude
Is about three times more nunx-i-
than the one which precedes It. t'o
ginning with the brightest, there are
visible without n glass about twenty
stars of the first magnitude, about siv
ty-live of the second magnitude, ne'j I
200 of tho third magnitude, over 400 or
the fourlh magnitude, about 1.1CU of
tho Hfih and over !!,000 of the sixth.
The total number of stars th.it can be
seen by tho unaided eye Ib about 5.000.
but not aall at one time. This takes no
amount of tho nillllonr.. perhaps hun
dreds of niilllous, In regions of ijpan
that cannot bo reached by the unaided
The slroci o blows hot from the high
lands of north Africa and falls on the
Mediterranean as far as Malta. Tlie
salano Jumps like a windy fireball
from the heat of the Sahara deHcrtund
lauds fiatfooted In Spain. The harmat
tnn blows hot Sahara dust far into the
Atlantic and gives nosebleed and
makes skin and Hps parch and crack,
while furniture and ship timbers groan
and cruel; and scream in tin agony of
droughty despair. The khnsniln blows
Sahara's ancient dust Into Egyptian
eyes every fifty days. The pamperos
periodically blow down Into Buenos
! Aires out of tho unexplored desert j
highlands of Brazil, aud tho blowing
causes suicides nnd murders to bo moro
common and wounds to brenk out
nfrcsh, with a lieavy death rate. Pom.
S !Jf 1 117? ri
ii?na-vv inter ue
1 FURS! ifii&sipiiprilliiFsiijfe
Hundreds of thrifty shoppers have taken advantage of this Great Bargain event.
Regardless of the extreme cold weather, we have been more than busy ever since
the opening of the Clean Sweep Sale. If you are still to buy your Coat, Suit, Dress
or Furs, don't delay, come tomorrow, or any time this week or this month, and buy
it at almost Your Own Price.
Your unrestricted choice of any Coat in tho house that formerly sold at $10.00, $15.00,
2"-"'" "" "' ,or $4.98 7.48 9.98 and-14.98
Take your choice of any Wool, Silk Dress or Tarty Gown, worth up to $82.50, at
$3.93 4.98 7.48 9.98 ,, 11.98
Whatever Suits we have left, they all go at P fifl (7 1Q CO 7K
Values up to $30.00. UiUU $1 iHO and $uif 3
200 Skirts in th eStore worth up to $15.00 are now going at
$1 98 3.98 4.98 7.48
Tub Silk and Silk Crepe Waists, regular values up to $8.50 at (Jj-j gg
Handsome vwiists in al the wanted shades, plain or plaids, worth up to $5.00 at
$1.50 Gray Flannel and Voile Waists at Sc
$1.00 Voile and Hice Cloth Waists 10c
$1.25 Flannelette and Gingham House Dresses 70c
('. W. BRYAN UIVKS OUT
DRY EDICT TO DEMOCRATS
Lincoln, Neb. It's the water wagon
for the democratic party, according to
a statement issued by Mayor Charles
W. Bryan In which he reiterates tho
statement issued about two months
ago and adds a few things for good
In speaking for his brother, William
J., Mayor Brynn emphasizes his state
ment mndo before and says In every
Instance where tho enndidate for a
stato or legislative office does not
moot with the Brynn approval another
man will be filed In an effort to make
the democratic ticket dry.
Mr. Bryan will spend two to four
weeks in the primary campaign in an
effort to carry out his orders nnd ex
pects to cover the stato In places where
a fight to keep the wet candidates from
landing is necessary.
Mayor Bryan announces that the
annual birthday dinner will bo hold
this year under tho auspices of tho
Progressive and Woodrow Wilson
league, March 1!), which is Mr. Bryan's
ion Tin: CARin uL investor
We lmo some extra choice ilrsl
iiioHguge real eslale loans In sums of
tfHIO.OO und upwards netting 7 to 8
annual interest. We attend (o all de
tails. There Is no safer or better In
ostnicnt for Idle money. Wo linve
loaned out oht ii million dollars nnd
i::vcr losl u nlckle.
UK ATT & GOODMAN.
Bed Clothing Needed
Tho Associated Charities report that
theio aro many calls for bed clothing,
and tho request Is made that all thoso
who can donate such will do bo this
weok or next. Donations can bo sent
to the public library Tuesday and Sat
BO YOU KNOW1
Tlii'l now Is the best time to buy
real estate! Come nnd let us tell you
of some of the bargains we have.
UK ATT & GOODMAN.
KEEPS UP AT
Weather forecast for North Platto
and vicinity: Snow tonight and Wed
nesday; not so cold tonight. Highest
temperaturo yesterday 21, a year ago
34; lowest last night -1, a year ago Hi.
Mrs. Agues Boyor, who left recently
for the eastern part of tho stato to
spend several weeks on Women's Ben
efit association business, was taken
111 at Hastings last week and returned
rjvew v&u mm j
NO chilly days with
Perfection Oil gives
STAN DAN D OIL COMPANY
J. B. Hemphill is expected to re
turn today from a month's visit In
Mrs. Joseph Basklns and family left
last evening for Alliance to vslt rela
tives for a week or longer.
C. M. Trotter received a car of Max
wells nnd two Onklands Friday and
will rccoivo a car of Studobnkers this
afternoon. This replenishes his stock
which had previously boon sold out.
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