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NORTH PLATTE SEMI-CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION JUNE 26th to 30th, INCLUSIVE..
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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JUNE 1, 1917.
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HAKTMAJf PKlTKltS I'ETEItS I
WITH MANY HUM) SHOT.
Earl Peters, living twolvo miles
north, was brought to a local hos
pital Wednesday to havo extracted
from an arm twenty little leaden pol
lots placed thoro by a guu In tho hands
of his fathor-ln-law Chas. Hartman.
Hartman iwns later arrested and Is In
jail waiting arraignment boforo Judge
Tho shooting followed a quarrel be
tween tho two men which arose ovor
tho Potors children, accentuated by
business dfforonces. Poters lives on
tho Hartman farm whoro Hartman has
also been staying, though against tho
wishes of Potors, Wednesday tho quar
rel which had boen browing, broko out
and while Potors was wintering his
horses Hartman camo out of tho house
with a shot gun and opened fire. Pet
ers was partly shielded by ono of tho
horsos, and only a part of tho cliargo
struck him, othorwlso His, wounds)
would have been more sevore.
COUPLE AKHESTED FOK
INHUMAN CHILI) TREATMENT
JUJtOHS DKAWX FOIt JUNE
TEK3I OF TEDEKAL COUltT
C. R. Wrlghtfleld, who had been
employed as baker In Chappoll and
camo hero last ittjeok to havo an opera
tion performed In a local hospital died
yesterday morning. Funeral arrange
ments havo not been completed.
It lias a genial "homey" look
and a fine, natural flavor. Try
it. You will eat slice after slice
of it because it is really good
bread and really pure, whole
some food that makes its own
appeal to your appetite when
you put it into your mouth.
The Bread that Builds.
Suffering with a broken arm, her
logs o mass of raw flesh duo to blows
of a whip, and her body beaton black
and b)uo, llttlo Dorothy Drott, four
years old, lies In a local hospital In
a precarious condition as a roault of In
human treatment given nor by Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Bradloy, residents of Doer
Creok precinct, with iwhom tho child
had boon making its homo.
Dorothy Is tho daughter of a German
woman who has been omployed as a
cook on tho Hill ranch north of Brady,
whoso husband recently becamo men
tally unbalanced and was sent to tho
stato asylum. Unablo to caro for little
Dorothy, tho mother placed her In
tho caro of tho Bradloys, and the
treatment glvon tho child by these
peoplo Is best attested by her present
condition. Mrs. Bradloy whllo admit
ting that she boat tho child, says sho
broko hor arm In a fall, but tho llttlo
girl says It was brokon by Bradloy,
who took hold of her hand and struck
her ovor tho arm with a stick. Word
of the Inhuman treatment of tho child
reached tho cars of neighbors of tho
Bradleys, and going to tho home found
tho llttlo ono In bed In great agony
from hor lacerated body and from tho
brokon arm which had not be given
tho proper nttentloh. Tho neighbors
BUggosted that a physician bo called
that If tho child was not given tho
necessary medical aid, they, tho neigh
bors, retould tako tho matter m nana
Possibly alarmed at tho attitude of tho
nolchbors. Mr. and Mrs. Bradley drov0
tho forty-llvo miles to North Platto
In a wagon, tho child suiforlng in
tensely on tho trip. Arriving horo the
child was taken to tno Homo oi an
acquaintance and a local physician
called, who found hor in a critical
condition and advised removal to a
hosnitall Tho Bradleys roturned to
their homo Wodosday, and later an
Information was filed against tnem
: :o: :
Owing to tho oxcesslvo cost of all
materials entertaining into tho manu
facture of ico cream, Including syrups,
fruits, and nuts, we aro compelled to
advance tho prices on Fruit and Nut
Sundaes and fancy drinks, which will
tako effect Saturday, Juno 2d.
Nyal Drug Store
Rlnckor Book & Drug Co.
J. H. Stono
Robert It. Dickey
Gem Candy Co. ,
Roxall Drug Store.
T. L. Greon. t
Chas. T. Wholan. - '
H. A. Donelson.
J. O. Patterson.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Hupfor and Mrs.
Louise Peters leavo Sunday for Atchi
son, Kan., to nttond tho commencement
exorcises at Midland collego, from
which Chas. Hupfor and Claudo Peters
graduuate. Tho trip will bo made in
the Hupfer car.
Kathorino Kaelred In the Patho
feature "Tho Girl with tho Green
Eyos" and the Fox two part comedy,
"His Love Figlit" at tno iveitn to
George Sherwood, of St .Louis, for-
morly of this ctly visited Here Tueauay.
The following Jurors have boon
drawn for torm of tho United States
district court which convenes Monday,
Juno 11th, In the fodoral building In
John Wortz, Chappoll.
Egbort E. Flamming, Coznd.
P. J. Howltt, Loxlngtou.
Dolmar Andorson, Lexington.
Charles Boyle, Bushnoll.
E. F. Buss, Farnnm.
A. P. VanWlnkle, Kimball.
Earl A. Callahan, ifiirrlsburg.
Noal Turplo, North Platto.
Edward E. Coatoa, Keystone
Joseph N'lsloy, Lexington.
J. W. Farmer, Kimball.
John A. IHUiartl, Roscoe.
Ed VanDorhoof, North Platte.
Ira H- Fowler, Paxton.
Fred R. Morgan, Kimball.
Nols Nolson, Chappoll.
J. L. Willis, Dalton.
George M. Crnblll, Mlnntaro.
W. J. Brown, Mitchell.
H. C. Hayes, Oshkosh.
A. M. Lock, North Platto.
Harvey 1. Babcock, Chappoll.
Warren B. Coultor, Bridgeport.
F. L. Moonoy, North Platto.
Swnn Dcdrlch, Sldnoy.
Jamos C. Fostor, Oshkosh.
J. S. Swift, Gothenburg.
Fred Lohmkuhl, Lodge Polo.
W. G. Jonos, Bushnoll.
Henry Cokor, Sutherland.
Leonard Dick, North Platte.
J. L. Jones, Kimball.
Qua Kratzcnstoln, Brady.
H. C. Loutzonhelaer, Gothenburg, j
Charloa Davidson, Ogalalla.
Fred Pockham, Brady.
George Howltt, Chappoll.
John C. Ogor, Lexington.
J. II. Thompson, Gandy.
Xorlh Platte Electric Mills
In speaking of tho sale of tho North
Platto flour mill tho purchaser mas
named as T. L. Carroll? when It should
imvo rend L. C. Carroll. Mr. uarrou
is manager of tho Gothenburg electric
rollor mills, and In a letter to The
Trlhuim savs: "Tho mill at prosont no
lones to mo. but will bo owned by
myself and G. II. Wllkins (prosont
sunorlntcndont of the Gothonburg
mills) and will probably bo In
corporated as tho North Platto
Electric Mills. Wo expect to go
nt tho work of rebuilding at onco
wm have tho mill ready for tho now
wiiwit. Wo oxnoct to clvo Nortn riatte
a mill of which It will fool prouu.
COMMITTEES OF THE COUNCIL
OF DEFENSE MEET
OK. FENXEH WEDS MISS
(iAUUETSOX, OF EOS AXUkTES
About llfty mombors of tlio Lincoln Miss Janet Clarretson. of Los Ann
county Council of Defense commit- 0loe, who arrived horo yostorday mom-
ibbb, nearly ono-nnii oi wnom wore mgi and Dr. Harold Fonnor or this
ladies, met at tho fodoral court room city woro married last ovonlng at olght
test ovenlng to consider tho variouB o'clock at tho homo of tho groom's
pnasos oi mo wont wiucn ino council mother at 408 oast Fifth stroot whoro
nas to poriorm. (.'nairman rnttorson thoy will reside
prosldod and stntod tho objocte of tho Tho ccromony whs performed by
Council and suggested that each mem- r0v. Robert Whlto in tho -proaonco of
nor oi mo commmoo to wnicu ue or n row fr ends anil Mr. nnil Mrs. Frank
alio belongs assist in securing as vvhlto woro attondants
mombors evoty man and woman In tho Tho brldo la tho daughter of Dr. T.
county. The membership foo Is ono c. Garrotson of Loa Angolos and had
uoiiar, mo monoy urns rocoiveu to do boon superintendent of tho Clnra Bar
oxponiiod in uorraying tno nceotmry to Hospital thoro for somo timo.
expenses incurrou oy mo uouncu. nr. Fonnor camo lioro a year ago
mo phases or tno won: woro discuss- and has calncd many frlonds and on
od, and It was suggostod that tho com-hoys a snlondld practice. Ho has boon
mlttoo on registration seo that tho city promlnont In lodco work and social
Is properly decorated next 'fuosilay, affairs. Congratulations tiro bolng ex
tant wiustlcs uo mown at tno opening tonded.
of tho registration and during each
hour of tho day, and that delegations
bo present nt each Tilnco of registration
to encourage and havo a good word to
sy to those who roglstor. At tho
suggestion of tho National Council each
man registering will havo pinned upon
him a Hloevo badgo mado of khaki
cloth, tho ladles of tho local council
and others to furnish tho badges.
Arrangomonts woro made for a pub
lic meeting at tho Franklin auditorium
next Monday ovonlng.
Tho mooting adjourned subject to
the call of tho chairman.
PATRIOTIC MEETING WILE E
HELD MONDAY EVENING
PATRIOTIC SERVICE SUNDAY
AT METHODIST CIIUKCIt
Sunday ovonlng at 8 o'clock at tho
Mothodlst church a patriotic rally will
Tho Red Cross ladlos will bo thoro.
Tho Votorans of tho Spanish and tho
Civil wnr aro Invited,.
Company E nnd Company L will bo
J. G. Boolor and Captain Ilnlllgan
will spoak. Thoro will bo special music
for tho occasion j
A cordial Invitation Is extended to
Tho first nnd only Athletic Union
Suit for Women, now on sale at Tho
Leader Morcantllo Co.
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. ft. Malonoy will
loavo Sundny for Omaha whoro tho
former will nttond tho undertakers
Miss M. Slenien, steam bntlis and
Swedish MnHsnge. mono S'Jf, Jirou
Albort Wostonfold, Harry Lannlh
and John Winn, who went to Chlcngo
to enter tho hospital corps service,
will return homo next Tuesday. When
tho boys mado application to a re
cruiting officer In this city thoy wero
told that tho torm of enlistment would
bu "during tho war," but whon thoy
reached Chicago they found It was
for a period of four years. Tho boys
will therefore return homo to register
and aiw.tilt tho draft.
For tho man who Wants Bigger
niothlnc Valuo attend Th0 Leader's
Special Sale on Mon's Suits. Smart,
distinctively dlttorent aro me siyioa
For all ages and sizes.
A patriotic mooting will bo held In
tho Franklin nudltorlum next Monday
ovonlng, the purposo of which is
mainly to acquaint tlio public at largo
that tho following day, Tuesday, Juno
Cth, Is federal registration. Fear has
been expressed that not all mou In
North Platte, botiwoon tho required
agos, know that thoy aro required to
register, and by this mooting It la
hoped to get a blg gathering together
and suggost that each and nil do their
part, toward advertising registration
day, and to glvo out such Informa
tion as may bo desired.
A sevore ponalty Is attached to fail
ure to roglstor on tno part of thoso
who como within tho prescribed ages,
Must Increase Salaries
is on a l'intto schools nvm loso n
numbor of efficient teachors this year,
loses them becauso tho salaries paid
by other towns In North Platto's class
aro higher. Ono of tho teachers of tho
past year who received S70, goes to
J Alllnnco in a similar position nt a sal
ary of S92.50; another who received
$75 goes to another town to tako tho
samo work at $90; a formor North
Matto teacher now nt Groat Falls,
Mont., is paid moro than doublo the
salary reoelved by hor sister who
teaches In tho local schools. If we
iro to havo olflclcnt teachers; If wo
oxpoct good work from our teachers;
twjo must pay larger salaries, nnd to do
this we must Increase tho school levy.
Last year.our levy was thlrty-llvo mills
and tho proceeds ot that lovy barely
paid tho opprnllng oxponsos of the
schools, wnilo believing mat taxes
should bo kept as low as posslblo, yot
wo consldor It absolutely necessary
that an increased levy bo mado this
year In order that tho offlcloncy of our
teaching corps bo maintained and that
tho Btandnrd of tho Bchools bo not low
e guarantee to our patrons a sure cure
grouch, blues or just that "mean" feeling.
Thelma Salter 1 Frank Keenan
We hereby extend a personal invitation lo all the people of
North Platte and Lincoln County Lo pay us a call and in
spect the equipment and arrangement of our new offices
which are located Third Door East of Postoffice upstairs in
building of Brodbeck & Son.
This Agency Writes Fire, Tornado, Automobile
and Hail Insurance; Sells Lots, City Property
and Loans Money.
The Mr. Farmer who has growing crops of Grains, Beets
and Vegetables should protect them today against that HAIL
STORM. We respectfully solicit a visit and patronage from
all. OUR MOTTOS ARE
Old Line Companies Only. Service. On the Job.
A SQUARE DEAL TO ALL.
THE H. & S. A
Office Phones Red or Black 612. Residence Phones Red 348 and Red 384
Tho caso of Josso Illghbergor against
J. II. Edmlnsten, which was hoard In
district court this week was decided
yostorday in favor of tho lattor. Hlgh-
borgor brought suit to recover his
sovon year old daughtor Corlnno who
hns resided with uor grand paronts
Mr. and Mrs. Ednilnstou slnco tho
death of hor mother and had bocomo
attached to thorn. Hlghbcrgor has
slnco remarried and tried to gain pos
session of tho child. Tho child re
fused to go with him and ho kidnapped
hor whllo playing In tho yard.
The water In tho North Platto rlvor
roso four Inches yostorday and In tho
South Platto six Inches. Undor dato
of May 30th tho U. S. reclamation ser-
vlco at Mltcholl says "Hood condi
tions of 12,000 to 15,000 second-feet
may possibly roach Nebraska stato
lino Juno Cth. Rumors of Injury or
itroublo at Pathflndor rosorvolr aro
absolutely without foundation."
This coming flood domfn tho North
Platto river will probably roach hero
tho lattor part of noxt week.
Employes Subscribe for HoiiiIk.
North Platto omployos of tho Union
Paclllc will wubscrlbo llborally for tho
Llborty bonds. Many have notlflod tho
local officers that thoy will mako ap
plications ns soon as tho blanks are ro
rocolvod, which will bo within a few
days. Some will buy tho bonds out
right, othors will tako them on tho
installment plan; that Is pormlt tho
company to doduct a cortain amount
trom tholr pay-check oacli month un
til tho amount Is paid. One onglnoor
Kavo notice that ho woul apply and
ray cash for twonty-ono hundred dol
lars worth of tho bonds.
Noxt Sunday, June 3rd, Trinity Sun
dev. Archdeacon Tlowkar has arrangod
lit i Bohedule of work so that ho san
officlnto at 8 o'clock and 11 o'clock,
mu nlng sorvlce and jjormon.
Miss Mazlo Doan, ot Koarnoy, enmo
the first of this week to visit tho Miss
es Irono and Dorothy Hubbard.
Paul Harrington will loavo today for
Donvor to visit tho homo folks for two
here in a new Triangle-Ince-Kay Bee play
bitter old man and a sunny little waif.
was in all reality
Just you come and see what 4The Crab" did
to land him in court. In the end you'll love
CRYSTAL THEATRE .
We have done our "bit" in helping the Government
meet its nccecsary expenses at this time by sub
scribing (or $10,000.00 of the present issue of the Liberty
A number of our patriotic citizens have already sub
scribed through us for some of these bonds. We arc
very glad to ofler our services free to any one who wishes
to obtain any of them. The denominations run from $50
First National Bank of North Platte
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
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Touring Car $300, Runabout $345, Sedan $045
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The class of 1910 will hold a reunion
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at the homo of Mlsa ilolen Cross this
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