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JIM AM) MYRTLE ARK
still iiandlim; lioozi;
If Jim Krsklno and Myrtlo McClollan
wcro as poraovorlng in good deeds as
thoy aro In tho commission of evil
deeds, lhelr Uvea would undoubtedly
bo more pleasant and their reputations
enviable instend of unenviable For
tho fourth time Jim and Myrtle were
arrested Tuesday on tho charge of
handling Intoxicating liquor contrary
to law, and tho evidence on which was
based tho last arrost was unoarinoa
In a manner as unexpoctod to the of
ficers as it was to Jim and Myrtlo. Sun
day afternoon whllo Jonos, Latlum and
Rouche, of the foot ball team woro
hunting on the south 'side, thoy saw a
man and woman drive Into Clio brush In
tho South Platte river, dismount, dig In
tho sand, nnd pull forth, apparently,
several bottles. Tho boys reported tho
matter to tho officers who tho follow
ing day placed a man In hiding, Dur
ing the day the parties appeared on
tho sceno, but did not stop, In tho
meantime other ovldcnco hud been col
lected that warranted tho llllng of nn
Information against tho couplo. Lator
OfficorB Salisbury and Jonos went to
tho cache and unearthed nlno bottloa
of whisky, thUB doprlvlng Myrtlo and
Jim gf at least nlno dollars profit.
found! I'nsHes Traffic Ordinance
Tho city council held a regular
mooting Tuesday ovonlng and passed
tho traffic ordinance, which Is pub
lished In full elsewhere. This ordi
nance Is vory comprchonslvo, covering
all conditions of trarnc, anu snouiu
bo carefully read and observed by all
owners of autos. bicycles, motorcy
cles and horse drawn vohlcles. Thoro
arc also certain provisions relating to
pedestrians. 1'. might bo well to clip
this ordlnanco and preserve it for fu
At this meeting assessments woro
inado Against abutting proporty for
the construction of tho two new later
al sowers. The lot cost for '.he north
sldo lateral waa 'placed at $30,40, and
for tho south aide lateral ?31.70.
Decision In Irrigation Case.
In tho United States court of appeals
at Denver Tuesday a decision was
rondorcd in an irrigation caso that is
far reaching. Tho decision holds that
Bta:o lines do not affect tho question
of priority of water rights nnd tho
contention of tho state of Colorado
that Junior npproprlators In that state
have priority over sonlor nppropna'
torn In adjoining stakes fails.
Colorado Insisted that tho Nobraaka
senior claimants for water woro not
entitled to wator until Colorado Junior
appropriniors una neon carcu ior.
a Ited Cross ScnlK
liitforyonci fihould tay Red Cross
Seals far tholr Christmas packages.
Tho Twentieth Contury Woman's Club
have them for sale. During tho first
wcok of December thoy Intend to make
a campaign for tho samo and n thor
ough canvass of the city. With their
sharo of tho sales thoy plan to employ
a community nurso or do something
equally beneficial for tho needy of tho
city. At any timo tho seals can bo
procured by telephoning Mrs, J. H
Hogarty, tho president of tho club,
Thoy aro pno cent a piece,
ATTENTION OF LOCOMOTIVE ENGL
NEKItS, FIREMEN ANU OTHER
LOfiAL AftI) PERSONAL Mrs. Ryan, of Bushnoll. is visiting
- i i i . ... iii. .i
una wci'K wiin ;ur. unu iirs, u, u,
Hffnb T tlnrvftn TVivlu U'HI anntlfl tllOl
(n n,t,n ,i i.innntn Mr. William jowors. wrj. HKiwina
vuu v;,. ....... .... ......... r,-l.-. 1 ! nil ir.m
W. J. Tlloy will leavo today for Cur- ,, ,, . ,.i.i,i ' ,
tis to spond several days on business. Mrs A,bcrt Sc,mtZ( wl ,oaV(J Sun(lny
Clara Kimball Young at tho Keith
Ordor your turkoys
MIm UenMo Itnnnle will spond the
week ond In tho tastorn part of tho
V. C. Plelstlckor nnd. M. B. Scott iE"" """""' ""
oont tho first of tho weok In Suthor-r'
land. Miss Janet White, who recently ro-
ti. v i (vmi i,. imr turned from a visit In eastern points,
Miss Edna McNeill hns resigned her . ,,, (, , , ",,..
position at tho wfllcox Dopartmont
If you liro wiHt of Maple Ntreot and
ah tho Kouth Hide of the railroad, you
aro further nwuy from your work than
if you lived in tho Buffalo inn Hub
division. In other ivordN, (lie Buffalo
Bil Sub. division Is only woven blocks
from the round Iiouno. Hero you can
Iihto u block of ground for less than n
city lot will coht you down (own. nnd
you can practically miikc-your living
during your oiiu timca.
Herman Slcuthor Married.
Herman Sleuthor, of this city and
Miss Jul a Sulllvun. of Grand Islund.
-wore married at tho Catholic church
in Grand Island Tuesday morning by
llov. nines Thoy havo gono to Don
Vor, Colorado Springs and other
points on n Wedding trip, after which
thoy will bo at homo to their frlonds
In this city. Mr. Slouthor 1b n young
onglnoor who has resided horo for a
numbor of years and! has many frlonds
"Who aro oxtonsllng best wishes. Tho
bride was a popular Grand Island girl
Vornicr Resident lMes.
Word received from Mnywoud Wed
noHilny announced tho deol.h of J. W
Vflodry, who waa ono of tho early
bonlcstoadors of Lincoln county and
for u numbor of years was a resident
oi North PIntto. Ho wont from horo
to Muytrood whoro ho ongaged In
Uunlncss which ho cont inued up to
tho timo of his death. Ho was a vot
eran of tho civil war and a member of
tho ornnd Army of the Republic.
Puro Red Duroo Jorsoy Hogs, Malo
and Fomald, all eligible to roglstry
Inqulro of or address Dlankenburg
Hros. mrtix PIntto, Nobr. 1305 North
Lotfusut strcot, Phono Rod 851. 90
0:45 a. m., Sunday school,
11 o'clock, morning worship. "Llfo'i
Voyage," as illustrated by Paul's voy-
ugo to Romo.
0:45 p. m., Lulhor Lcaguo.
7:30,' evening worship, Bormon sub
lect, "No substitute tor Ubodlonco."
Tho offering In tho chest last Sun
da, was ubovo $400. Another special
offering this Sunday for Tnbltha
Tho annual- Thanksgiving sorvlco
iioxt Thursday morning at this church
Rev. Hull of tho Uaptlst church
preaching tho sermon,
Remember tho oytl'.or auppor nt tho
K. P. hall Saturday evening. Novombor
25. Tho monu will bo oystors, sand
wiches, coffee and enko. Prlco 25
cents. Tho public Is cordially invited.
Tills suppor wll bo sorved by tho ladlos
of tho Swedish Lutheran church.
F1 Litftlniur, ono of tho early homo
sUjadors in Medlclno precinct, trans
acted bustnosa In town Tuesday nnd
called at Tho Tribune oltlco, Speaking
of tho changes la tho twonty-slx years,
,Mr. Latlmor said that ho Is about the
only farmer in tho precinct who Uvos
on the land ho honiostcadod, tho others
for ono reason or another "folding
their tents and stealing away."
Tho most compld.o lino of Skating
Sots In the city and prices most ren-
oarly. Marti sonnblo, OCo, $1.25, $1.45 and up at
The Loader Morcantllo Co.
"The prettiest front; nnd fendorn
I havo ovor seen on any oar," Quota
tion Scene, Romlgh's garage Pros-
Take your auto tiro repair work to
tho Nebraska Tiro Ropalr Co., I. L.
Bailor, manager, 007 Locust street.
Miss Edna Elliott Is visiting with
frlonds In 'Omaha, having loft sevornl
Flno Gcorgotto Cropo Waists in beau
tlful dofligng at Wilcox Department
Miss Ethol Donegnn returned Tuos
day evoning from Omaha whoro she
visited last week.
Wanted Girl for genoral house
work. Mrs. KcJth Neville, 703 '.cast
Mr. and Mrs. John Hlllebrandt ro
turned Tuesday evoning from a short
visit in Grand Island.
Miss Matno Plzer left nt noon Wed
ncBda for Grand Island to visit rcla
tlven for several days.
For Trado or Sale Town proporty
for automobile. Phono iilk. 648 or
wrlfn Wnllur C.nv MnrJti PlnHn. 514. R
MIbs Hazel Smith will leavo- this
afternoon for Lincoln und Omaha to
visit for. several days. $
A baby girl was born Tuesday to Mr.
and Mrs.. Mlko Glcason. All con
corned nro doing" nicely.
Miss Lucille McFarland will leavo
Chls evening for Lincoln to attend tho
foot ball gamo tomorrow,
Dr. Footo, of Omaha, camo Wednes
day morning to assist in surgical work
at tho Nurso Ilrown hospital.
Dr. Brock, Dentist, ovor Stono Drug
N. E. Buckley returned tho first of
tho wcok from Lincoln and Omaha
whore ho transacted business.
Mrs. Owen Hagcrty and son Pat, of
Denvor, will arrive hero Sunday to at
tend the Flynn-Hagorty wedding.
William Cary, of Wollflcct, and Miss
Forn Cowman, of May wood, woro mar
ried Tuesday evening in this city.
Tho boat Knco Pants for boys' school
wear you wll find at Tho Leader Mer
cantile Co. storo.
Mrs. William Bdoth was called to
Boone, Iowa, tho first of tho week by
tho soilous Ulnoss of her mother.
Alex Mbatan. of Scotts Bluff, formor-
ly ot this city, visited with local
friends UUs wook and left Wednesday.
Hoadquartors for Window glass.
STONE DRUG STORE.
Dean J. J, Bowkor nnd Mrs. Bowkor
havo-returned from Scotts Bluff whoro
theywdomled tho Eplacopal deanery.
Mrs."JVJ. iJowlcor has been vory ill
for sovoral days from blood poisoning,
causod by an infection on her right
hns uccepted a position In the candy
dopartmont of r lie Wilcox Department
Frank Alcott and Miss Cora Nelson
havo announced their marrlngo which
took placo In Alliance on Juno 10th,
If you linrc not nlrcndy picked your
ioi or iraci in mo uoay Additions
and tracts, don't dclny. Tlicy arc go
A banquet will bo held at Yeoman
hall Tuosday ovonlng to which all gen
tlemon archers are urged to
attend. A splendid program is being
For Rent Flvo room modern house
G14 Lincoln Ave., .corner of Sixth SL
Inqulro of J. H. Fonda. 89tf
Mrs Jamos Leonard, formerly oi
this city, Is visiting hero while on
routo to her home in Oshkosh from
Iowa, where she was called by the
death of a relative.
ORDINANCE No. 77.
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Scnsol nnd
danghtor, Lenn, of 'Garfield, visited
with Mr. and Mrs. Porry Carson this
Mrs. Becchor A. Parker, who was
called horo by tlo illness of her slater
Miss Mlnnlo Lowo, will return homo
Only 60 Suits loft; you had bettor
got yours now, as thoy aro going prot-
ty fast whllo thoy aro offored at Half
Price at BLOCK'S.
Mlsa Marlon Lawson will leavo tho
first or noxt.wook for Central City to
spend Thanksgiving with her mother
North Platto made Comforts, three
nnd four pound and 72x81. Tho kind
and slzo you Uko . Find them at the
Leader Morcantllo Co.
Mra. Goorgo jAdams, of Cheyonno,
camo dawn Tuesday ovonlng to visit
with Mr. ond Mrs. J. W. Adams for a
weok or more..
Mr. and Mrs. ThomiiB Groon .onjoyed
a. visit from tho former's uncle, Thou.
Mnthewo, of Grnnd Islund, who loft
E. R. Sndlor, of McCcok, who visited
J. E. Nolson this weok, returned homo
by auto Wednesday, Mr. Sadler for
morly rosldcd liorc.
Charles Rlncker, Vincent Fltzpat-
ricK nnu umurston woodhurst aro
among thoso who will nttond tho foot
ball Bmo at Lincoln tomorrow.
Full cnntllevor springs all around
3. inch tires nil around on tho now
Chuvjolot "490." Look them ovor or try
mom out, j. v. humium, Donler.
Mr. nnd.Mra. Chns. Datlga, of Snauld.
Ing, Nob., linvo boon guests nt tho J.
C. Aalcwlg home this week. Mr. Dat
lga, la a brother of Mrs. Askwlg.
Miss Mlnnlo Lowo, who was operat
ed upon at tnu Nurso urown hospital
last wcok, In much Improved und will
bo able to return homo Tuesday.
Northing moro lasting or accoptablo
ror u gut man a fine ploco of Jewelry.
Our Block is most' complete HARRY
DIXON, Jowoler and Optomotrlst.
Miss Irono 6'Donnoll, of Cheyonno,
rormoriy or uuq city, will nrrlvo horo
tomorrow evening to act as brides
maid nt tho Flynn-Hngorty wedding.
Chris Bostwlck, who was called hero
rwontly by tho death ot hla grand-
inothor, Mrs, Mario Kosbau. will re
turn to Borvlco on tho Moxlcan borler
Thursday. Mr. Bostwlck Is a mem-
bor of a Wyoming company.
ICO acra irrigated farm threo mllos
from North PIntto. Phono Blnok 4C0,
or address 1203 North Loquhi. 89-2
An Ordinonce Relating to Street Traffic and Regu
lating the Use of Streets, Alleys, Avenues and
Public Places of North Platte, Nebraska, by all Us
ers thereof; Providing a Penalty for the Violation
of this Ordinance, and Providing for the Repeal of
all Ordinances or Parts of Ordinances in Conflict
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE
CITY OF NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA:
Section 1. Tho following definitions shall be explanatory ot tho
terms thereby defined hereinafter used In this ordinance.
(n) The teita '.'street" shnll apply to that part of any public street";
Intended for use of vehicles.
(b) The term "curb" shall apply to tho extreme edge of a street as
defined by sub-division (a) of this section.
(c) Tho term "horse" shall apply to any draft nnlmnl or beast ot
(d) The term "vehicle" shall apply to a horse and to any convey
ance except. street car. It shall also apply to skaters and to baby car
riages when on a street, except at a regular crossing at the end of a
block or on a sidewalk or foot path, when thoy shall bo considered as
(o) Tho term "driver" shall apply to tho rider, driver or leader of
a horse, or to peraon who pushes, draws or (propels a vehicle,- or to the
operator of a motor vehicle.
(f) The term "panked" shall apply 'to a waiting vehicle and to wait
ing vehicles drawn up along-side of one another, not parallel to the curb.
Section 2. All the regulations In this ordlnanco contained, or which
may bo made by the Chief ot Police, by reason of, nnd in conformity with
its provisions, shall bo observed by drivers of evory and all vehicles, who
shall also comply at all times with any directions given them by any mem
ber of tho Police Force as to Blowing down, stopping, backing, approach
ing or departing from any place, and tho manner of taking up or setting
down passengers, and tho Joadlpg or unloading of any person or things.
Section 3. All vehicles meeting, passing, turning, backing or fol
lowing other vehicles shall observe tho regulations hereinafter set forth.
(a) A vehicle meeting another shnll pass to 'the Tight.
(b) ' A vehlclo overtaking another shall pass to the left, and shall not
pull over to tho right until entirely clear of It.
(c) Vehicles moving slowly shall keep as close aa possible to the
curb on the right, allowing more swiftly moving vohlcles free passage to
(d) Every vehlclo fihall pull to tho right side of the street when sig
nalled from a vehicle behind which desires to pass.
(0) A vehicle turning into a street to the right shall turn the cor
ner as noar tho right hand cMTb as practicable.
(f) A vehlclo turning Into a street to tho 'loft shall pass around and
boyond tho central point of the Intersection of tho two streets.
(g) Every vehlclo shall keep over as near as Is practicable to the
right hand curb so as to leavo tho center of tho street free and open for
overtaking traffic. The slowdr the speed of tho vehicle the nearer it shall
trayel to the, right hand curb.' ;
(h) A vehicle shall not move backward for a greater distance than Is
necessary to 'turn, not at all, if in so moving It obstructs- traffic.
(1) A vehicle shnll not follow another vehlclo closer than fifteen feet.
(J) A vehicle ahall turn around in a street betweon intersections in
tho business district of tho city, nor at all, if in so turning it obstructs
Section 4. All vohlcles stopping, standing, watlng or parking shall
observe tho regulations hereinafter set forth.
(a) A vehlclo shnll not stop wlr.h its' left side to the curb.
(b) A voliiclo waiting in front of tho entrance to a building shall
promptly glvo way to a vehicle .arriving to take up or. set down passen
gers. (c) A vehicle a'hall not bo loft standing in front of tho entrance ot
any thcatro or moving picture building, nor In such position as to pre
vent nnothor vehicle from moving up close and parallel to tho curb in
front of an ontranco to a building, nor so. as to prevent another vehicle
already stopped near' tho curb from moving away, nor stand within twenty
feot ot a flro hydrant or K.reet Intersection.
(d) A vehlclo shnll not bo so parked or otherwise stopped as to pre
vent the freo passage of othpr vehicles. In both directions at tho same
(o) A vehicle, un'.oss parked, shall not stand backed up at any angle
to a curb, except wbtlo loading 6r unloading, and If horse-drawn and Willi
four whools, tho horses shall stand parallel to tho curb, faced in the di
rection of traffic.
(f) A vehlclo Bhall not stop- In any street excopt near tho curb and
so as not to obstruct a crossing unless to allow another vehicle, or pedes
trian to ctiosa Its path.
Section 5. Vehicles shall havo right of way under this ordlnanco as
in this section hereinafter set forth,
(a) Any ambulance, police, flro or traffic emergency vehlclo shall
havo tho absolute righit of way, no mattor1 In what direction it may 1e
(b) Any vehlclo approaching any street 'Intersection at which
intersection, no police or traffic officer is stationed, shall have the right
ot way aver all vohlcloa upon tho left hand of such approaching vehicle
und shall glvo the right of way iio all vehicles upon its right hand.
(o) Any vehicle upon tho approach of any fire apparatus shall Im
mediately draw as near as Is possible and parallel with the right hand
curb and come to a full atop and remain stopped until such flro apparatus
Section G. Tho drivers of nil vehiclos using a public street shall
obey tho following signals.
(a) A vohlclo Blowing down or stopping shajl give tlmoly signal
thereof by thrusting the hnnd boyond tho left aide of l!ho vohlclo nnd
holding the same in a stationary position.
(b) A vehlclo nbout to turn clthon from a stand-still or whllo' in mo
tion, shall glvo tlmoly algnal to Indlcnto tho direction or tho turn, by
thrusting tho hand beyond tho side of tho vehlclo In the direction tho ve
hicle la about to turn nnd waving tho samo, nnd especially shall this bo
dono whon such vehlclo Is turning to tho left
(c) A vohlclo slowing down, stopping, or turning may glvo a signal
thoreof by word pf month If opportunity affords ond when so given shall
bo oxcusod from giving tho hand signals abovo required.
(d) A vehicle boforo backing ahnll glvo amplo wnrnlng, cithor visible
or nudlblo, so as to avoid Injury i.o other vehicles, or to pedestrians.
(o) Evory vohlclo shall be equipped with brakes, lights and 'sound
signals n proscribed by the laws of the stato of Nebraska.
(f) Sound slgnnlB shall bo absolutely prohibited and aro prohibited
oxcopt far tho piurposo of giving warning as In this section provided.
(g) A vehlclo nt any Intersection of stroets whore a pollcoman or
trafflo officer is stationed shall promptly obey all directions given by such
pollcoman of officor. Traffic offlcors shall bo equipped with a .whillo,
ono sound of which ahall bo a aignal for traffic going east or west to cross
such IntorBoctlon; two sounds or which shall be tho samo 8lgnnl for traffic
going north or south.
Section 7. All vohlcloa using tho public atred's shay oboy tho rules
and regulations concerning tho speed hereinafter laid down: .
(a) No vehlclo shall exceed tho rate of speed laid down Hy tho laws
of tho stato of Nobraaka and every such vehicle shall proceed with cau
tion, especially on narrow streets, In making turns, In crossing otUer
strcots nnd In passing other vehiclos. No vohlclo shall cross a sidewalk
to or from an alloy, lot, garago or building, at o, speed greater than four
mllos per hour. No truck oxcoedlng two tons rated carrying capacity
ahall drlvo ovor any of tho pnved streets of tho city at a rato ot speed ex
ceeding eight miles per hour.
Section 8. A horso shall not bo unbridled, nor loft unattended in n
street, alloy, nvonuo or unenclosed space, public or private wUhout being
Bccuroly fustonod. Tho driver of any horso shall continuously hold tho
rolna in hla hands whllo riding, driving or leading Uie samo.
Section 9. All vehiclos driven- or operated upon the public stroots
ehnll obsorvo tho restrictions following: '
(a) No vehicle shnll bo driven or oporatcd upon a public street
whon so constructed, enclosed, equipped or loaded ns to bo dangerous,
to retard itrafflc or to prevent tho driver from having a viow In nil di
rections sufficient to tho safety of such Vehicle and all other vohlcloa or
pedostrlans lawfully using tho Btreets.
lb) No person less than sixteen years of ago shall drlvo oronorato
a vehicle, either for commercial or private purposes, upon tho street.
(c) No person shnll ride upon the rear oreldo of any vehicle without
having 'tho consent of the drlvor thereof.
(d) No vohlclo shall tow more than ono other Vohlclo and the con
nection shall not bo ovor slxtecnfeet In longth.
(c) Tho use of a motor muffler cut-out is prohibited.
(f) Unnecessary or excessive smoko from motor! vehiclos is prohib
ited. (g) It shall bo unlawful for any vohlclo to use any electric head
lights, sldo lights or spot llghi. not oqulpped with dlmmora, while tho
same ia being driven upon any public street, unless the front glass of
such lights aro ground or covered with muslin, papor or 6thor material of
sufficient density to provent the light boing blinding or dazzling to per
sons using tho streets and approaching such motor vohlcles.
Section 10. Respective rights and duties of drivers and pedestrians
shall bo as hortlnnftor sot forth.
(a) Public streets (as tho term street is in this ordinance defined)
are primarily Intended for vehicles but drivers mutli exorcise all possible
enro not to Injure pedestrians. , '
(b) Pedestrians shall avoid Interference with traffic and to this
ond shall not stop from the sldewnlk into tho street without first looking
in bofth directions to seo what Is approaching; and when crossing any
street at other than right angles nnd at a rOgular crossing at tho und of a
block, shall be prima facie npgllgablo, and where a traffic policeman is
stationed shnll wait for his signal before crossing,
(c) Pedestrians on sidewalks shall keop to the right, and when stop
ping shall not obstruct a crossing or nn entrance to a building. If ctop
ped upon any sidewalk they shall stand at ono edge or the other of tho
walk so as not to obstruct other pedestrians.
(d) No vehicles except a comenclal vehicle, loading or unloading, .
or hacks or taxlcabs (concerning which Bee Section 11 hereof) shall with
out apeclal permit from Itho Chief of Police, stand for moro than fifteen
minutes nt a time at any place except as shall bo designated by the Chief
of Police for parking purposes. Delivery wagons belonging to or de
livering for business houses situated on Dowey street such as gtlocory
wagons, etc, shall load, when practicable, in tho alleys to tho rear of
such business houses and not on Dewey fl.reet The word3 "commercial
vohlcles" used in this section shall not include taxicabs, Jitney busses,
automobiles for hire, public hacks, carriages or cabs for hire.
(0) Every motor vehicle, blcyclo, motorcycle or tricycle shall ex
hibit between one hour after sunset and ono 1iour before sunrise tho neces
sary lights as required by the laws at tho state of Nebraska.
(f) A vehlclo shall not carry upon any street, stone, sand, gravel or
any loose building material, manure, or1 garbage save In a tight box, to
prevent the same being spilled upon the street, nor shall enich load bo
heaped up beyond the top of such box.
(g) No person shall pull or cause to be pulled operate or drive any
tractor of any kind which Is equipped with flanged iron wheels on or over
any of. tho paved streets of said city without flrat planking the roadway ot
aald tractor, said planks to be of sufficient width and thickness as to
assure no damage to said pavement.
(h) A driver of any vehicle in motion shall bo constantly on tho
lookout, and shall remain upon tho seat thereof, or in the caso of an ank
mal drawn vehicle, on the Beat or at tho head of the animal and shall use
all care to prevent nnd guard against Its running wway.
(1) No vehicle shall be so directed as to crowd any person on a bi
cycle, tricycle or motorcycle, on or against tho curb of tho strecj; or on
or against any other vehicle or object in such street, or off or over any
embankment or into any aperture or depression.
(J) A driver of a vehicle for-hire seeking employment shall not
stop or loiter upon a street, except at a public stand, nor solicit passen
gers upon a street.
(k) A person shall not rido a bicycle, tricycle or motoroyclo, over
or upon any street walk or footwalk intended for tho use of pedestrians,
nor 'load, drive or ride any animal, or propel any vehlclo upon a sidewalk
except in-passing into'br'froni lots where the walks And pavement shall be
constructed for that purpose.
- (1) A person riding a bicycle or skating ahall not catch hold of any
portion of a moving vehicle.
(m) A pedestrian shall keep to the right, and shall not stop or stand
In such way as to obstruct tho viow of storo windows or the free use of
tho sidewalks or of street crossings by other'pedestrians.
(n) No person shall ride or drive any animal or vehicle across tho
line of a funeral procession, provided, however, that if such procession is
at a standstill for any reason, the vehicles composing the same shall be
moved 'apart so as not to interfere with travel on intersecting etredts.
Section 11. Hacks, taxlcabs and other vehicles for hire shall bo per
mitted to stand upon tho streets and other public places of 'the city only 03
hereinafter' set forth.
(a) The Chief of Police may designate from time to time, as traffic
conditions may require, public hack stands or places for parking of vehi
cles, and the manner and method In which Itho same shall be parked.
(b) In the event that any tnxlcab or hack is left in' such position
as to block any entrance to any hotel, restaurant or place of business in
front of which it ia standing, the driver thereof shall, lmmedlsllcly upon
request, moye tho same to permit any private vehicle to receive or dis
charge passengers or load or unload any person or things.
(c) Taxlcabs or hacks standing in front of or standing along side
of such places of business as herein montloned shall stand' r)&raI161 to the
curb In single rank and headed in the dlrecl Ion of .traffic. ,
Section 12. No bell, horn, gong, whistle, drum or other, noise-making
article, Instrument or device shall bo struck or sounded on or in any
street, alley, avenue ox other public place, save as hereinafter provided.
(a) Bicycles, tricycles, motorcycles and other motor vehicles shall
sound a suitable bell, gong or horn when necessary to warn people of
their approach, and not otherwise.
(b) All unnecessarily loud, harsh, and discordant alarm devices on
vehicles are prohibited.
Section 13. All persona using the atreets, alleys, aveuuea or other
public places, shall obey the regulations herein set forth.
(a) No person shall propel, permit nor allow any vehlclo of any
kind or description to be driven or drawn across any firo hbso whereso
(b) No person shall be permitted Ito obstruct, delay, hinder or im
pede any firo apparatus or vehicle while used as such, nor any member
of tho fire department while engaged in the discharge of his duty along,
over, on or about any public alley, avenue, park or other public place.
(c) No person shall bo permitted to interfere' with, liinder;"impede.
orldelay the driver of any flro apparatus whllo engaged at or about any
fire, or at any cither place while In the discharge of his duty.
(d) No person shall hitch or fasten any horso or any other animal
to any light pole, electric or telephone pole, nor to any polo except those
erected by tho city for the purpose of hitching thereto.
(0) No person shall leavo any animal or vehicle standing close
enough to any fire hydrant to impede tho ready and proper use thereof.
(f) No person shall hitch or fasten any animal to any tree on any
street, alley, avenue or other public place wthinthe the city; nor shall
any persqn, firm or corporation injure any trees in tfie movement of
buildings along tho street, nor In tho construction, erection or maintenance
of telegraph or telephone poles or other public service poles or devices,
without tho consent first had thereto of the .chairman of the City' Park
Section 14. All persons using the parks of the ci.y of North Platte,
shall observo the regulations following:
(a) No person shall drlvo or ride on any other part of the park than
tho roads and bridle paths thereof. No vehlclo shall bo permitted to uso
bridle paths, and no horso shall bo permitted upon foot paths.
(d) No 'person Bhall be pcrmillted to scatter any paper, cans, bot
rate of speed than twelve miles per hour, which shall apply to riders of
bicycles, trlcyclCB and motorcycles, and to tho drivers oi automobiles aa
well as to all other porsona, provided faster driving shall be permitted
upon tho Bpeedway with the consent of the City Park Commission.
(c) No person in any public park shall bo permitted to pick any
flower, cut any trees or shrubbery or feed or annoy any animals therein
contained, without permission of tho person In charge thereof.
(d) No person shall be permitted to scater any paper, cana or bot
tles or any other substanco or thing In or about the public park, nor leavo
tho same therein, execpit in places provided thorefor.
(o) No person shall bo permitted to hitch or fasten any horses or
othor animal in any public park, excopt at such places as shall be pro
vided for Uiat purpose.
(f) Such further icgulntlons aa may be deemed necessary or advis
able may bo at any time promulgated by tho City Purk Commlsalon.
Section 15. All vehicles paasing schools or hospitals shall observe
the following regulations:
(a) No vehicle shall pass any school, public or parochial, when tho
aamb Is in session, nt a rate of speed greater than ten miles por hour.
(b) No vehicle ahnll pass any hospital at a rato of speed greater
than ten miles per, hour and all vohlcles passing a hospital must bo so
driven as to cause tho loast po3aIble amount of noise.
Section 1G. Tho Chief of Police may from timo to time, establish
such safety zones at and near Intersections ,of streeta as ho Bhall deem
expedient nnd has tho power to designate and nnme tho stretlis where,
and Hie manner in which, all niotor vehiclos and othor vehicles shall bo
parked or left standing.
Section 17. Any person or persons who shall collide with or damage
In nny mnnner nny trnfflc post, street fountain or any traffic sign or para
phernalia owned or maintained by tho city, or under its sanction, Bhall in
addition to tho ponalty provided in this ordlnanco pay for all damage dono
by collision or othorwlse.
Section 18. Any person violating nny of tho provisions of this ordi
nance shnll be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, upon convic
tion thereof, be lined In nny &um not to exceed ono hundred dollars or im
prisoned not to exceed thirty days, or both.
Section 19. All ordinances nnd parts ot ordinances in conflict with
this ordlnanco aro hereby repealed.
Section 20. This ordlnanco shall tako effect from and aftor passage,
approval and publication n& required by law.
Passed nnd approved this 21st day of Novombor, 1916.
Attest: ' Mayor
O. E. ELDER, '
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