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drop your watch
Even though it keeps on running, bring
it into Clinton's foe examination. If
a pivot is bent or a jewel broken, im
mediate repairs will prevent much more
serious injury and save you money. At
Clinton's your watch is always in the
hands of an experienced, skilled watch-
maker never entrusted to an appren
tice to practice on. Charges for
repair work are not high.
Jeweler and Optician,
At tlio Sign of the Mg King.
! SKMI-CKNTENNIAJj WORK
IS GOING ALONG FINK,
IttA L. DARE, Editor id Publisher.
One Ycnr by Hall In Adtnnco. . . .$1.25
One Year by Carrier In Advance. .$U0
Eutorod at North Platto, Nobrnska,
PostoOlco as Second Class Matter.
FRIDAY, JUNE IS, 1017.
CITY AND flOTTNTY NEWS.
Frod I'otorson and Harold Langford
fAjll loavo Siinday fan Donvor to visit
fdr a row Uay.'
Mlns Comort Conway lott yostorday
afternoon for Excolelor Springs to
spond tliroo woolta. -
Mrla. Andy Yost pleasantly ontor-
tulncil tho mombors of tho Luthornn
airja' club last ovoning.
Judga II. M. Qrbiios and Court Re
porter Barron roturnod Wednesday
ovoning from LoxJngtou.
MIbb Hazol Young, of Hastings, Is
oxpoctod lioio next week to visit hor
Blstor Mrs. Carl Simon
Clyde Brown, who pont tho winter
with lila grandmoUior In York, ro
turned homo yoatonlay aftornoon.
miiu, josso viuvuyKo loft at noon
yostoiKlay for Cozad to vlelt with rel
atives ana frlonrts for boyofaI days.
Mrs, M. Lowry, of Now York, who
had been visiting Mrs. 'doorgo Trox
lor lor twovoeks, loft Wodnodday.
Mrs. Jamcfl llrtuly loft yostorday
morning for Omaha whoro oho was
called by tho Ulnoss of a rolatlvo.
Sou II. II. Landgraf for imlntlng,
paper hanging and decorating, Phone
Mrs. W. R. Malonoy and daughter
Maurlno roturnod Wednesday ovoning
from iw visit In Omaha and Lincoln.
Fergus Flynn loft yosbrdny morn
Mr. J. II. Doncgan and daughtor
have gono to Donvorto visit friends.
Rlloy Warren roturnod Wednesday
from a tlirco wook's visit with rola'
tlvea In Norton, Kans., and dthor east
Mrs. Frank IIoxlo roturnod to tho
Hoxlo ranch in Koltti county today at
tor having vlsltod frlonds In town for
a few days.
Harry Booglo r'03imid his duties in
tho Stono drug storo Wcdnosday after
Doing ore duty for. two weeks on ac
count of lllnoss.
Mrs. Hortman Schloutor ontortalnod
a fow liullcs at cards Monday aftor
noon in favor of lior sister Mrs. Stono
of Grand Island.
Tho voting contest for nuocon of tho
floml-contonnlal colobratlon will close
promptly at nlno o'clock at tho Oaclo
Mr, and Mrs. J. S. Davis aro onloy
Ing a visit from Uio formor'a brotlior
Guy Davis who arrived a few days
ago from Brookllngs, S. D
Mlsn Francis Thayor, of Ellis, Kans.,
camo Wednesday ovoning to apond a
month with hor fathor William Thayor
and aunt Miss Amy Young.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Cambrel, of
Dos Molnos, camo Wodnosday ovoning
to visit tho former's parents Mr. and
Mrs. h. A. Gambrol fop two woks.
Mrj, M. Cl Hayes and daughter
Vaunlta havo rotuniod from a two
woolen' stay 4m Excolslor Springs and
tho hitter has rosumed work In tho
Tho romalns of Frod Boartown, who
was kfllod on tho trades at Suther
land Tuosday, woro shipped yoBtor-
uay to Ana Conda, Mont., Unoro a who
ana ciuiu survivo mm
Miss WUla Rauch loft tho first of
this week for Concordia, Kansas. Sho
will bo accotnpanlod liomo by hor1 els
tors Agata and Reels Rauch "who
havo boon attondlng,tho convent thoro.
Goorgo Mudd, who was down from
Horshoy yostorday, says sugar boots
aro coming along In good shape, Mr.
mudd lias ono luindrod and fifty acros
thinning tiunn today.
Judgo Orliuos will go to Chadron tho
oarly part of next wook to hold court
for Judgo WoBtovcr. Ho will prosldo
at tho trial of tho Omaha pollco of
llclals who aro charged wltli attomnt-
Mrs. Mary O'Dauough, of Omaha,! od blackmail and extortion.
with, Ills 'paronts during tho sumrnor,
MIsb Pearl Woodgard returned to
Lowollan yoatonlay morning aftor
vlBltlng local finlouds for sovoral
who had boon visiting hor Blator Mrs.
Josoph Qulnn, loft tho first of this
Mr. Stono, of Grand Island, who
had boon visiting hor olstor Mrs, Her
man Schloutotf, loft Tuesday aftornoon.
Tho Royal Neighbors will moot Sun
day aftornoon at 3:30 at tho Schmal
zPIod homo and will rfo tho cmotory to
docorato tho graves of tho decoased'
mombors. Mombors aro asked to bring
llowors, also any having autos aro
ronuostod to bring thorn.
Business In General Is Good
Despite war times, financing
Z by corporations is on the in
crease. Business conditions in '
general arc good, and tho bus
iness of , tho Platte Valley State
Bank is on a sound basis. Open a
check account at this Bank.
Platte Valley State Bank
North Platte, Nebraska.
Over at tho city park whoro tho
soml-centcnnlal colobratlon will bo
hold, iho work Is assuming 'shape.
Eight or ton mon aro at work doubling
Uio capacity of tno grand stand, an
olectric light wlro has been strung
ojut, a tolephono booth has boon -put
In, and a gang or workmon aro orcc
tlng -tho Btrcet ccono of North Platto
as It appeared fifty years ago. Other
workmon aro Uinluing a corrall for
tho horses and mules and stoore that
Mil bo used In tho wild wost exhibi
tion while- otiiora are fencing oft an
Tho "Great Whlto Way" will bo lo
cated south of tho grand stand and
will bo In tho shapo of a horso shoo
Hero will bo found tho various vaudo
vlllo shows and tho many concessions.
Somo of tho shows will arrive tho lat
ter 'part of next n)3ok so as to havo
ovorythlng In roadlnoBS for tho open
ing day, which Is Juno 2Hh .
Tho tents to bo rented out for camp
ing purposes will nrrlvo next week.
Tho camp bHo will bo north of the
grovo. Tho big tont for tho Cinderolla
and Quoon's balls will also arrive
next wook, togethor with scats that
will accommodato 2500 spectators, and
tho glancing floor will accommodato
Sooitotary Moonoy said yesterday
"tho floats aro roady to go out any
tlmo; thoy aro completed." Tho work
of gotttng theso lloats in shape has
boon tho real work for soveral
months tho constructors have been
busy moulding thorn Into shipo, and
ns a historical pagcunt uioy ivvlil
eclfpso anything ovor shown In a day
light parade In Nobraska.
Tho aumlslson to tho grounds will
bo froo, but a chargo of fifty cents
will bo mado for tho grand stand and
thuty-flvo cents for tho bleachers . Tho
spoctator tlckots to tho Clndorolla and
Quoon's ball will bo fifty cents, and
dnnco tlckots for tho Queen s ball will
Commends North Platte Young Men.
Wo cannot holp but admlro tho spir
it of loyalty and dovotlon to tholr
country manifested by somo of tho
youngor mon of North Platto In Join
ing tho colors. Wo rofor to such young
mon as Ex-Mayor Evans, Ernest
Rlnckor, Jlnimlo Clinton, A. Sanlall
and others, Tho croam of tho city,
somo with indopondont fortunes, somo
on tho tlilrcshhold of bocomlng man
agors pr partners In well established
easinesses, koon, alort, clean thinking
young mon, and 'physically fit. PossI
bly tholr patriotism is not greater than
others nlio liavo onllsted, yot with tho
splondid futuro boforo them bore, it
brings homo forcibly to us tho fact
that thinking men .realize action is
nocossary In this Map and conditions
aro bocomlng sorloua. Theso 1oys havo
mado tlioKr doductions and tholr de
ductions should mako others stop and
think. Horshoy TImos.
Former North Platters to Picnic,
Writing from Los Angolos, O. E.
Woll says: "Plcaso announce that
North Platto planlc lll bo hold Qt
Scyamoro grovo, Los Angolos, Juno
24th. All formor North Platto resi
dents airo cordially Invited." Each year
our former townspeople now residents
of southern California hold a picnic
rolato incldonta of tholr life In North
Platto, and toll oach othor tho nows
thoy recolvo from North Platto frlonds,
or of tho Jiapponlngs montloncd in
Tho Tribune, for bo It known The
Trlbuno visits tho homo of many for
mor ro3ldonts who aro now Callfor-
nlans by adoption. .
!Au how wo would llko to grasp
tho hand of John SoronBon, Goorgo
Hammond, Milton Doollttlo, J. H.
Cunningham, Emll Vosolpka, Clark
Buchanan, mombors of tholr families
and otliors at that picnic.
31. ET Church.
Tho thomo at tho Mothodlst church
for Stonday night will bo: "Christ
and War." Such quosttons will, bo
considered as Does OhrUBt approve of
war for conquest? Doos Christ up
provo of war for Domocracy? Does
Christ ap'provo of war for tho purpose
of establishing righteousness on earth?
Wliat must bo tho attitude of tho
church la this tlmo of conflict? What
Iw'itl bo our nation's groatost nocd dur
ing this Avar?
Sunday morning Chlldron's Day Sor
vlco iwtfll bo hold. This program will
begin at 10:30. Spoclal preparations
njro being mado for this hour. All
paronta having chlldron to bo ba'p
tlsod aro requested to bo prcsont at
A cordial Invitation Is extended to
NORTH PLATTE EJU'LOrES
Tho" campaign for subscribers' to
Liberty bonds among tho Union pa
cific omployes In North Platto camofto
a closo Wednesday night with
total subscriptions of 44,500. Tho to
tal number of subscribers was four
hundred and Beventy-ono. Ono hun
dred and twonty-ono employes of tho
shobs, round houso nd car shops sub
scribed for $8,250 wottth of Uio bonds,
thlrty-ono employes of tho track main,
tenanco took $2,450, and tho remain
ing $33,750 was subscribed by onglno
and train men, nnd omployos of tho
Tho subscriptions averaged a little
loss than $100 to each subscriber;
ono man took $1,000, sovoral $500, and
qulto a number whoso Balarlos aro
small took $50. Tho greater number
took tho bonds on tho Installment
plan proposed by tho Union Pacific
Company, that Is so much Is dodluctcd
from tho salary each month for a
period of tjonty months.
Tho showing, it seems to us, Is an
oxcollont one, and should provo sat
isfactory to Managor Joffors who said
when hero that ono dostro was to
havo as many subscjrlbors as posBlblo
oven though uio Individual amounts
taken bo small. Thoso who accoptcd
tho Installment plan havo taken a
method similar to a savings deposit,
and at least somo of them will at tho
end of twenty months bo ahead Just
tho amount of tholr bonds, for otliori-
wlso they would havo spent tho money
and have nothing to show for it.
Goorgo L. Weir, son of Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Weir, of this city, is ox
poctod to arrlvo In tills city Saturday
having completed a dontal course In
an Illinois university. Ho Ipassed tho
examinations given by tho lllnois
stato dontal board and is now In Lin
coin taking a llko oxamlnaton given
by tho Nobraska board. Grand Island
Cards woro rocolvod In town an
nounclng tho marrtago of Miss Cath
orlno O'Brlon and Charles Donnoly
narrower of Omaha at tho St. Cecilia's
church in that olty yostorday morning,
Miss O'Brlon has frequently visited
horo wltli Mils. M. IC. Duko and Is
known to many, local people.
'iTho Return of Evo" presents tho
story of two babies left to grow up In
a wilderness1,. At 10 years of ago thoy
aro found, takon to civilization and
blunged nmld a whlril of brlllant soc-
clal affairs. What did they do? Soo Ed-
na Mayo at tho -Crystal tonight and
Tho romalns of Abo Stoln, of Lo
wollon, Iwlho died at a local hospital
last wook woro interred In a local
comotory yostorday afternoon at the
request of Gardon county who sent
ward that ho was without funds and
thoy would pay expensos for burial.
5 port feature with
Aside-splitting Fox Comedy.
; :o: ;
Designs for Flouts
A dupllcato of tho locomotives used
on tho union Pacific when tho iroad
ontorod 'North Platto In 18G7 was ro
colvod yostorday morning by Secro
tary Moonoy nnd will bo statlonod on
ono of Uio historical lloats. wnllo It
Is not full slzod It is sufficiently largo
to show the class of (upon burning
onglnos then In uso.
At Uio somo tlmo Socrotary Moonoy
rocolvod n llfe-slzo modol of a
buffalo which will alBo bo Btatlonod
on ono of tiio, lloats,
Short Term of Federal Court.
Fodoral court was m sosslon in this
olty Monday and Tuosday, Judgo
Woodrough of Omaha presiding. Sov
oral casos camo mp for hearing,
among which was tho ono of W. W,
Illrgo against Uio contractor of tho
fodoral building, Mr. Dingo Iwias given
a judgmont of $1,300. Tho caso of
tho Union Pacific against Cokor, in
which tho plaintiff sooks to ojoot UiQ
dotondaut from a tract of land noar
Sutherland, was continued until Sop
tombor 12Ui whon a Jury tann of
coujrt will bo hold.
0:45 4U.iu. Sunday school aorvlco.
11 o'clock Morning worship. Ser
mon BUbloct: "Rlghtoousnoss of tho
Law and of FalUi, Uio Dlfforonca"
4 p. m. Young Pcoplo's Missionary.
8 p. m. Evening Worship. Sormon:
"Tho Spirit Fillod MultttudcT
Luthor Loaguo on Wodnosday OYon
Spoclal inuslo at boUi the regular
Tho "Joholda Chest" will bo sot
out at tho regular eorvlcos on Sunday
to rocolvo Uio monthly one-ring' to
tho church building fund.
Never before have we
shown so many hand
some styles in any
one season in both
high and low Shoes.
Patent and Kid Pumps,
$2.50 to $4.50
White Kid and Canvas
' Pumps, latest styles
$1.75 to $4 50
White Kid Boots, special
All styles of canvas
$3.50, $4.00, $4.50
All the latest combinations
in CoiSfed Boots, You
will save money en Shoes
if you buy them at the
First Door South Keith Theatre
' A Parasol Above All Else. .
The very first place on your list of accessories for this summer
should he accorded a parasol for they are high in Fashion s favor.
The daringly pretty, bright colors, and unuiml patterns of the ma
terials used are in full tune with the "sports season. '
Prices $1.00 to $5.00.
Wilcox Department Store.
in her latest Artcraf t picture
"A POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL"
' From the play by Eleanor Gates, ,
Appears inher most human characterization at
Monday-Tuesday, June 18-19
Music for the picture will be furnished by the
10 Cent Messenger Service
Was started yesterday from C. M. Newton's Book
Store. We will deliver packages up to 25 pounds or
carry passengers within a limit of 8 blocks from the
10 CENTS EACH.
Schedule Message or package up to 25 pounds
10 cents, passengers 10 cents as follows: 8 blocks 10
cents, 12 blocks 15 cents, 16 blocks 20 cents, over
16 blocks in city limits 25 cents. Phone 261.
Newton's Book Store.
An automatic Water Heater gives you
hot water at the turn of the faucet. You
merely open the faucet at any time, day
or night, and you have hot water, one
gallon or a thousand. Plenty of hot
water for any purpose all the time.
. North Platte Light & Power Co.
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