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NORTH lLATTE, NEB., MAY 12, 1916.
CITY MERCHANTS WILL
HAVEI "DOLLAR DAY"
rs'amo Saturday, Jlny 27th, As Day
When Special Bargains will
Ho Ghcn for $1.00
Local merchants will observe Satur
day, May 27tli, as "Dollar Day," when
they will oftor tlio purchasing public
certain articles for one dollar which
ordinarily retail .for $1.25 or $1.50.
Each merchant joining In this "Dollar
Day," and thero wlU probably bo
twenty-flvo of them, will 'each offer
some special article, or combination
of articles, for one dollar, and so
far as p'oesiblo the offering of each
merchant will bo different from the
other. This will give tho public a
largo rango of articles, and will In
cludo dry goods, notions, furnishing
goods for men and Women, certain
classes kf hardware, groceries, in
fact practically all classes of mer
chandise will bo offered.
It should bo distinctly understood
that tho merchants are not attenmpt
ing to palm off on the public old or
unseasonable goods; quite the con
trary, in fact. Every offer will be made
on strictly up to date merchandise,
just suchvas you need at this time
of the year and guaranteed to be up-to-the-minute
in stylo and' quality.
And the important part tc the puiv
chaser is that Iiq is getting $1.25 or
$1.50 for his $1.00.
"Dbllnr Day" will bo held on the
samo day that the Oregon Trail' Mem
orial Committee visits North Platte
for tho purpose of dedicating tho
Oregon trail marking which was
erected near tho state farm a year or
so ago. Governor Morehead will bo
with tho committee.
OltGANIZE HKANCIl OF
L. O. Jones, state Vrganlzer for tho
Nebraska Dry Federation, delivered
an" atfddress at the Methodist church
Wednesday evening. This federation,
said Mr. Jones, is a non-political, non
sectarian organization, the purpose of
which is to make Nebraska a prohi
A local branch of tho Federation
Was organized by the election of J. H.
VanCleavo president, W. P. Snyder
vice-president, A. F. Strcitz secrotary
and Rev. Barton treasurer.
It is intended to prosecute a vigor
ous campaign in Lincoln county.
The J. S. Davis Auto Co. received
a carload of Bulck Sixes yesterday,
all of which were sold before arrival.
In speakihg of the demand for cars Mr
Davis said that both his company and
its sub-agents wore away behind, on
their orders. "We were to have re
ceived four car's" of Buicks each week
during the months of April, May and
June," said Mr. Davis, "but tho fac
tory has only been sending us an aver
age of one carftpor week. The same
condition prevails all over tho
, e 'i'V 1'
Headache is one of the greatestuen-
emies of mankind. Fifty -per ont pf
all headaches come from eye-strain.
C. S. Clinton, Registered Optician, the
sign of the big ring.
Christian Science service Sunday 11
a. m. Wednesday evening meetings
8:00 o'clock. B. & L. building, room
25. An invitation is extended to ev
erybody to attend these meetings.
Mr. iind Mrs. Asa Snyder left last
evening for Omaha where they will
visit for a week or longer.
The Sidney License Fight.
W. P. Miles, J. L Mcintosh and sev
eral other Sidney residents came down
yestorday for tho purpose of apply
ing to Judge Grimes for a writ of
mandamus to compel tho city council
of that town to make a re-canvass of
tho vote cast on tho wet and dry prop
osition nt the election last' month.
Judge 'Grfmes had been holding court
at Tryon and did not reach homo until
lato yesterday afternoon., The case
will bo argued before tho Judge this
Tho Controversy arises over tho fact
that in one of tho SIdnqy wards the
vote was eighty for no license
and seventy against. Ono of
tho clerks, however, tallied but seventy-nine
dry votes, which made tho
vote in tho entire city a tie. In can
vassing the vote the city council
found a discrepancy in the count and
declared tho vote a tic. The suit be
fore Judge Grimes is for a mandamus
requiring the city council to re-canvass
Masons Elect Officers.
Platte Valley lodge No. 32, A. F.
and A. M. elected tho following offi
cers at the regular meeting Tuesday
evening: Worshipful Master, C. C.
Williams; senior warden, Dr. II. C.
, Brock; junior warden, Dr. J. IJ.
jRedfield; secretary Robt. Armstrong;
, treasurer, C. O. 'Wclngand.
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PAVING 1UDS WILL BE
OPENED THIS AFTERNOON
Bids for paving in the First district
will bo opened nt two o'clock this af
ternoon by tho city clerk nt a meeting
of tho city council called for purpose.
ThlB' is tho second call for bids, all
bids at tho former call having been
rejected on tho ground that they woro
For several days past contractors
and material men have been in town
examining local conditions prior to
submitting bids, and others arrived
last, night. Thero will be a number
of bids on flic, probably moro than
there were nt the opening last month.
A number of tho property owners
who first favored vitrified brick and
then switched t'o concrete, have gone
back to brick. While the mcmbors of
the city council have not publicly ex
pressed thomsolvcs, it Is known that
their recent trip of inspection satis
fled them that brck paving is proving
tho most satisfactory in nil tho towns
Carlisle Given Life Term.
Choyenno, Wyo., May 11. William
L. Carllslo was sentenced to life Im
prisonment in the district court today
in conformity witli tho recommenda
tion of tho Jury which lato yesterday
returned a verdict of guilty on charg
es of robbjng a Union Pacific passen
ger train near Corlctt Junction April
4. Carllslo made a brief statement,
declaring that tho law inflicted exces
Carlisle will bo delivered at the
penltcntary at Rawlins late today.
Counsel for tho defendant plan to appeal.
Card of Thanks.
I We 'wish to extend our heartfelt
thanks t'o the1 friends, neighbors, North'
tslde hoys, round houso and,-shop mem
H.'iA). Smoke HouBe, Tlllikums, I&dV
iMaccabeecs, City Hospital doctors and
nurses for their -help and kindness
and for tho many, many floral tributes.
RICHARD OWENS and FAMILY.
Another one of those flower specials
for Sntiinlny. Many more different va
rieties tills time. Watch our window
tonight. LIEltK-SANDALL CO;
: :o: :
The marriage of Miss Mabel Ander
son and Raymond C Dorram is an
nounced for Thursday, May 25th.
Dave Johnson, of Brady, is spending
this week hero on buisuiess.
Among the guests nt tho McCabo
Jast night woro Mr. and Mrs. N. D.
Ford, Mr. and Mrs. Alpha Morgan nnd
F, H. Young, of Broken Bow, and Mr.
and Mrs. II. II. Andrews and Mrs. F.
L. Haycock, of Callaway. These peo
ple form art automobile party that are
ehroute home from McCook, iwihere
they attended the grand chapter of
tlio Order of Eastern Star.
Grain the space around tho rug with
Chlnnmel. Any child can do It. Makes
narrow boards out of wido ones
47-tf STONE'S DRUG STOKE.
The, Epworth League will hold a
social and business nieeting at the W.
C. McDormttt home, 521 south Dewey
street, this evening. Officers will bo
elected nnd all members are requested
to be present.
W. J. Lnndgraf and C. J. Pass re
turned ,yesterdny from Fremont where
tlioy attended the state convention of
the Knights-of Columbus.
Call for a demonstration of the
Rapid FIreless Cooker. Saves tlmo
and gas. Mrs. M. V. Mitchell, 412 east
Third street, Phone Red 104.
Strawberries 15c a quart Saturday
at Wilcox Department Storo.
GRKEN WILL DOUBLE TUB
.CAPACITY OF POOL HALL
T. L. Green has leased tho room
formerly occupied by tho Wnltemnth
saloon nnd will uso it for pool hall
purposes, thus doubling the capacity
of his present hall. A thirty-foot opon
lng will bo made botwecn tho two
rooms, which will virtually throw
botli into ono Tho tablo capacity will
bo doubled, five now tables having
been ordered, and will arrive by tho
time the rooms are romadclcd. A soda
fountain will bo added and the stock
of cigars, tobacco and Confections en
It is Mr. Green's intention to pro
vido tho public with ono of tho best ar
ranged nnd most modorn billiard and
pool halls in tho west part of tho
state and nt all times maintain a
strictly orderly nnd well nppblnted
amusement resort.. "Lntor in tho sea
son a bowling nlley may bo placed In
tho basement of tho building.
LOCAL AM) PEKSOJfAL.
Marcel Ovorman has accepted a
position with tho American Express
Gcorgo WInkowltch loft today for
Chappcll to attend n shooting tourna
Fred Elliott left today for Lincoln to
viait his son Ben Elliott and wife for
Mrs. John Ell loft this morning for
Sldnoy-4o spend a week or longor
John Tighe, who had been spend
ing a week in Lexington, returned
homo last evening
Mis Mnudo Miller, who has been vis
iting in Chappcll for several weeks,
wll return tomorrow.
Dr. and Mrs. Stnnton, of Lincoln,
spent the fore part of this week hero
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weir.
Mrs. Harry Mitcholl and children
will leave Sunday for Omaha to visit
her parents for u week or ton days.
Miss Josephine Bolster returned
thmornlng frpm 'Artway, Oolo.,
whoro sho visited' relatives for 'a
Mrs. Clara Stowart of Grand Island,
returned homo last evening having
been called hero by tho death of her
nop'how, the lato Bryan Owens.
Word received In town this week an
nounced tho birth of a girl to Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Kine, of Aurora, 111. Mrs
Kino was formerly Miss Emily
Brooks of this city.
Railroad men say that owing to tho
dry wenthor, wheat fields between
Nofth Platte and Grand Island look
yellow nnd sickly and do not give
promise of yielding much of a crop.
Messrs T. L. Mathows, president of
tho Nebraska State Building and Loan
Association, and Paul Coltfan, of Fre
mont, are here this week vlHltlng E.
R. Goodman and transacting business.
W. It. SALISBURY IS
MARRIED IN OMAHA
William B. Salisbury, North Platto's
officlcnt street commissioner was mar
ried in Omaha yesterday to Mrs. Nol
llo I. Grimes, a former resident of
this city. Tho ceremony was perform
ed by Rev.. B R. Van dor Lippc, a
Presbyterian minister, in tlio parlor of
tho Y. M. C. A. building. Tho -witnesses
woro Miss Fosta Grimes and W.
Intimate friends of Mr. Salisbury,!
know that ho was Boon to tako this
stop, but had no knowledges of tho ex
act dote. However, "Bill" has novor
been a very strong aelf-advortiser.
Congratulations nro extended.
Secretary Fishor, of tho Chamber
of Commerce, Is now preparing mark
ers for tho rknds leading Into North
Plntto. It is proposed to murk nbout
250 miles of thcso-Tonds, and whero
roads fork an arrow will be placed
pointing tlio road to this city and tho
distance. To thosa unncqalntcd with
the rtonds these markings will bo of
Tho class of lt10 hold n very on
Joyablo moonlight picnic In tho can
yons south of town Wednesday evening.
SUNDAY, MAY 14.
Items from the Sutherland Vreo Lanco
Tlio chicken business isv7roc"oivlng
considerable attention from various
housoholdors in tho vicinity this scd
Bon. MrB. Henry Coker lias tho larg
est "Hock" vo havo heard of so far,
tho number 6t littlb onea hatched
reaching tlio 1,000 mnrk.
Monday tho J. R. Whlto homo on
North Walnut street wns placed un
der qunrantlno for diphtheria, Mal
colm, tho sixteen year old son, wns
found to bo suffering from tho diseaso
and Drs. Gordon and Dont Immediate
ly took tho ncccssnry measures of
precaution, A nurse from North Plntto
camo Tuesday to caro for tho boy.
Monday morning William, tho 12
year old son of Nato Trego figured
In an accident which might easily havo
resulted moro seriously for him.
While "fooling" with a .22 revolver
ho accidentally discharged tho weapon
tho bullet entering his body Just abovo
tho hlpxbono Will Jnnnnn, nt whoso
homo ho iwqs, brought tho boy to town
and a physician 'renfoved tlio bullot,
which wna Imbedded nbout n half
Inch bononth tho Bkln. No eorious
consequences nro anticipated. Need
less to say, tho lad was somo scared,
and with a mighty fling of tho dlmln
utlvo flro-arm ho nnnounced that here
after guns in general will hold no
charms for Bill.
Havo left my nccouuta with I. I..
Mlltouborgor. Kindly call and settle.
A. COBERLY, Goring, Neb.
Using Old Dottles.
A bottlo may bo cut off by wrapping1
a cord saturated in coal oil around it
Bovornl tlmoB, then setting nro to the
cord, and just when it has finished
burning plunging tho bottlo Into cold?
water "and tannine tho end you wish
to break, off. Oddly shaped or prettily
colored bottlos make good vases. Tho
top of a largo bottlo having a small
nock makos a good tunnol. Largo,
round bottlos mako good jolly glasses.
Monday, May 15th
RETURN ENGAGEMENT OF
"Tillies' Punctured Romance"
WITH THE FUNNY TRIO
Marie Dressier Mabel Normand
A Q REEL COMEDY. 10 and 20c.
Bring the Boys Along and
We Will Dress Them Up
in the way that will gratify the mothers' pride. The
long wear our boys' clothes give is simply wonderful.
See the new things how.
Pick Out Your Spring Hat
The only hard thing about doing it here is to decide
which of the many classy new shapes will look
best on you. Never before have we had such, a
showing of hals and cans.
Shirts, Ties, Gloves Hosiery,
Ready for you the best goods from America's most
reliable makers. Fresh, new, good to look at, cork
Wear Our Serviceable Shoes
, They give your feet a well-dressed look and keep
them comfortable at the same time. We are
showing high-grade lasts from the leading
makers. Extra good values at all prices.
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