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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JULY 6, L917.
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
Maurice Fowlor oxpocts to ship out
today a carload of horses which ho
purchased In this section
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Yates of Suth
erland, aro In town today whllo on
routo hbmo from a visit n Omaha.
A score or inoro people Xroin the
Hershoy .section wotfo In town yester
day In attendance at tho funeral of
the lato Edward Marquette'.
"W. T. Green returned this morning
from Omaha, and later loft for Bay
.nrd, rolioro ho has tho contract for the
plumbing In the now Well hotel.
A. N Durbln would havo onjoyod
his stay In Ogalalkv.on tho Fourth
much hotter hail not some follow stol
on a now. tiro from tho rear of his car
Mf. and Mrs; N. B. Spurrier, of
Nichols, expect to loavo next week for
Thermopolls. "Wyo., whore Mr. Spur
rier (will try tho curative properties of
tho hot springs.
Judge and Mrs. J, S. Hoogland mo
tored to Julesburg on tho Fourth,
where tho Judgo dollvored tho ora
tion boforo a largo crowd. Enroute
homo they spent an hour at tho Oga-lalla-
J. T. Keofo left Wednesday evening
for Boston to attend tho annual con
vention of tho B. P. O . Elks, to which
he is tho accredited delegato from tho
local lodge. Ho will iprobably go to
Norfolk ad visit Everett Evans and Al
Mr. Thomas, of Lincoln, who had
boon visiting his daughter Mrs. J. Q.
Beeler, returned to his homo today.
Ho is nlnety-throo years of age. On
the trip he was accompanied by Miss
es Myrtle Beoler and Elizabeth Hln-
man, who will visit friends In that
city for a week.
On complaint of Mrs. Richards,
Motnle Seos and Frank l3ccs wore ar
raigned In tho county court yostorday
on tho charge of cutting and hauling
away two loads of hay from land
owned by tho plaintiff. Tho hearing is
set for July 9th.
A flvo-day Chautauqua closed at(
Sutherland Monday ovonlng. The
Free Lance says tho attendance was
fairly good and that the guarantors
will not bo much In "the hole." Con
tracts wore mado for another Chau
tauqua noxt year.
Tho Waltematli Lumbor Co. haa tho
contract for supplying tho lumber for
tho 6Gxl00 foot barn which will be
orocted on tho Williams Tanch south of
Brady and for tho oroctlon of which
Clyde McMichael of this city has tho
contract. Ths barn, which will cost
In tho neighborhood of ?8,000, will
bo tho most modern structuro of its
kind in tho teounty.
Mrs. Qoorgo Forbracho of tho Bird
wood, departed tho first of tho wook
for McPhorson, Kan , to attond a ccro-
mony In connection with tho unveiling
of a monument to tho lato General
McPhorson yesterday. Mrs. Forbracho
who was a cousin of tho famous gen
eral took along a number of relics of
civil war date, among them a letter
from Genoral Grant. Sutherland Free
For quick action and satisfactory
snlo list your Innd with Thoclcckc. tf
Sheldon Dart, son of Mr. and Mrs
H. B, Dart, iwas badly powdor burn
ed! about Uio"faco yesterday forenoon
when ho too closely Inspected a largo
firecracker; Ho had lit tho fuso and
thought it had gono out One side of
his face was so badly burned that it
was thought for a tlmo ho might lose
tho alght ot ono eyo. Ho is reported
some bettor this morning. Brady
ENORMOUS SUMS SPENT
FOR ARMY MAINTENANCE
Woshlngto, July 5. An idoa .of
tho enormous cost to maintain Amorw
loan flgHtlng forces Is glvon in a
Btatomont issued by tho commlttoo on
public Information, showing tho rela
tive amounts expended In 11)15, when
tho country was at poace, an to bo
oxponded this year.
Subsistence, for instanco, which In
191G was supplied at tho m6dost cost
of $9,800,000, this year has been pro
vided for in tho appropriation esti
mates at $133,000,000.
Clothing and camp garrison equip-
ngo, which two years ago voro nau
for $G,500,000, will cost this year $231;
Ordnanco storos and supplies, which
In 1915 were furnished for only $700,'
000, this year will cost more than
Manufacture ot arms, which in 1915
cost $450,000, this year will cost more
Ammunition for small arms, which
in 1915 was had at $875,000, this year
will cost $148,000,000.
Transportation, winch In 1915 was
furnished at $13,000,000, this year will
Regular supplios, which in 1915 cost
$10,000,000, this year will cost $110,
For aeronautics $450,000 was ap
propriated in 1915, while $47,000,000
already has been appropriated for this
year. This does not include of
course, tho administration's big air
craft prlgram, which calls for an Inl
tlal appropriation of $639,000,000
Among tho items already purchased
Five millon blankets, 37,000,000 yards
of ibobinetto, 2,000,000 cots, 45 000,000
yards of cotton cloth, 21,300,000 of
unbleached drilling, 6,000,000 pairs ot
shoes and 11,191,000 pairs of light
B jSkaCTJjJ.LiTchfi-iJJu;jE. in l in ii 1 1 ! m hi n umih "CI j j
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Wherever Ford cars have pioneered, Ford service
has kept pace. It is the factor which strengthens
the personal relation between. Ford owners and the
Company. To get the best possible service from
your Ford car, bring it here when it needs attention
and get tho benefit of Ford supervision throughout.
We use the genuine Ford parts and give you the
benefitof the regular standard Ford prices.
Touring Car $360, Runabout $345, Sedan $645
Town Car $595, Coupelet $505 all f. o. Jth
Detroit. On display and for sale by
GOVEltNOK NEVILLE TO SET
'.DAY rOJt WOMEN TO REGISTER
Dispatcher B. B. Boatman has taken
a fow days off and loft yesterday for
Conductor B Hi. Fldtchor Is loft
duty by reason ot a foot that Is In
fected with poison.
Claudo Dolanoy roturnod yesterday
from Omaha, whoro ho had gono to
Infitncss tho auto rncos.
II. N. Smith, who wont to Omaha
to see tho auto racos on tho Fourth,
returned yestorday manning.
Ed Robhauson is now working off
somo of Jus surplus avoirdupois as
ono of tho hustlors of tho "rip" track.
M. K. Barmum, at ono tlmo district
foreman at this terminal, is now hold
ing a responsible position with tho B. &
O. road with hoadqualntors at Haiti
Aftor Jluily 15th tho Nobraska dlvl
Bion will end at tho west ond-of tho
brMigo. east of town and tho North
Platto 'terminal will bocomo part of tho
Joo P. Larson, chief clork to Dls
trict Foreman McGraw, will probably
go to Grocn River to bo bocomo dlvl
slon clork on tho Utah division. This
would bo qulto a promotion, and ono
which Mr. Larson has well oairnodi.
Governor Kolth Novillo will Isauon
proclamation In tho near futuro des
ignating a day whon Nobraska women
may register foi any lino of wartime
This Is tho assuranco which was
given to tho executlvo commlttoo ot
tho Stato Womon's Council of Do-
fonso which (was held in Lincoln
Mrs. Z. T. Lindsay, of Omaha, was
nppolntod permanent chairman ot tho
Rod Cross dopartmont of tho teouncU;
Mrs. A. E. Sheldon of Lincoln, chair
man of tho commlttco on registration;
and Mrs. Kolth Novillo, honorary
chairman of tho samo commlttoo.
Miss Annlo L. Miller, of Lincoln,
was placed In'chargo of Uio publicity.
' . FOR RENT.
Three furnished roonin, six In; (In,
baih, (109 Locust street, closo In.
Easy terms to right purty.
BRATT, GOODMAN St BUCKLEY.
Sunday, July S, thoro will bo holy
communion at 8 o'clock, Archdoncon
Bowkor will offlcato at tho sorvlcos
boforo leaving for sorvlcos In Kolth
county. Communicants aro urged to
bo prosont At 11 o'clock morning
sorvlco will bo road by a visiting lay-
Joseph T. Donogan Married.
Cards havo been rocolved by North
Platto friends announcing 'tho mar
riago of Joseph T. Donogan, son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Donogan, of this citj; to
Miss Emily Agnes Wrgh.'yat St
Charles Baroma church, Brooklyn, N.
Y., Saturday, Juno 30. y
Mr. Donogan, U. S. naval oftlcor, Is
now in chargo of a torpedo" boat des
troyor and a former North Tlatto boy.
and aftor a fow days spent his hon
eymoon in tho Catsklll mountains, will
bo Bont to tha front In Franco with tho
(U. 3, R. F.) U. S . S. Madoiia, S. P.
158. Miss Wright is of LJvorpool,
England, and Is an accomplished mu
sician, being a graduato ot.tho Lon
don Conservatory ot Music,
A afiotnnt Ctmt TVTllii frin linn nnn n
to Excolslon Springs, Mo., to remain
for two weoks, after which ho will go man
to Denver to aocopt tho position of
superintendent of tho Colorado dlvl- Work on Uio Lamb building oil north
ion. Ho will succeed Supt. Vicroy, Locust street is dolayed by tho non-ar-who
will rotlro from railroad work, rival of brick which have boon duo for
Almost a full train load of flat cars acoupLotofyooka
loaded with autos passed through Sun
day. Tho cars (woro loovorod with can
vas and woro accompanied by sovoral
men who looked aftor thorn. Tho ship
ment of 'autos Is bo lieavy that It is
impoastbloito eecuro a sufficient num
ber of onclosed cars.
Red Cross Notes s
Wo ar In urgent ncoj! o helpers In
tho work room. Tho national Boclety'
has sont out an nppoal for, cortain
classos of Buppllos for hospital ser
vices, such as pajamas, bed socks,
shouldrtu wraps and Bomo special sur
gical necessities, Thb work commit
tee has purchased materials and each
aftornoon that our room is open thoro
will bo ladies In chargo to furnish
Miork for ovory ono. A
Don't forgot Uio tliuo, and placo-p
Monday, Tiiosday, Woliaday and
TJiursday aftornoon of eacAlAwook In
Uio largo northwest room ohVtho third
iloor of tho fodonal bulldinyi
Wo want to pack tho co'nuort bags
for Co. E. noxt wook. If yoftchavo any
to turn In, or articlos for ftulpg thom,
ploaao send to tho work roumas early
In tho wook as posslblo.
Moro Men Wanted.
Tho government Is advorttsng for
men for tho adutional officers train-
ling camps which will cpon Augu8thcnarfi or u- Redmond, a,rormor
A sjioclal running as second section
of No. 8 passed through Wednesday
beaMng to Boston tho California dole:
gation of Elks. Tho train was- in
lill II LI It T.
i! HENDY-0G1ER AUTO CO. p .
NORTH PLATTE, NEB.
Our July Clearance
Sale will Commence
July 9th and con
tinue 20 days.
rl5thr Applications must bo filed not
later than Julf 15th. The local board
Is composod of A. W. Shilling, Dr F.
J Wurtelo and M. M. Redonbaugh, to
whom application can bo mado,
Albert Muldoon returned yesterday
from a trip to Grant, 3topplng enrouto
homo at Ogalalla to witness tho
round-up. Ho mado tho trip In his
Studebaker six and is "crowing" a lit
tlo over tho fact that by actual meas
urement ho avoraged 15.06 mllos peri
gallon of gas consumed. This high
miloago Is duo to tha typo of carburet
or and manifold ho has placed on his
Weather forecast for North Platte
and vicinity: Fair and rather warm
tonight and Saturday. Highest tcm-
pattiturQ yesterday 90, a year ago 03:
j lowest last night 59, a year ago 0D.
Ira Russoll had a baud burned and
lacerated Wednesday night when ho
attcmptod to relight a sky rocket which
ho supposed' had become extinguished.
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Pizer, daughtor
Maymo and son Harry loft in Uiolr car
today for Grand Island wherjj liny
will visit relatives fora fow -days
Mrs. John LoMastor loft last ntght
for Denver .where sho was called by
the sickness of Mrs. Ira LoMaster. Fho
(will remain in Denver for a month.
ProDar Phyoioal Education.
Tho purpose of physical education Is,
of course, ot merely to build up tho
bodied ot boys toChiy, but to put into
tho lives of boys that thing, whatever
; it is, that will make tho boy stay strong
and nblebodlcd wucn no readies man
hood. Such men lovers of fresh air,
of hiking. in tho wild, of sleeping out
under tho sky men wno can uoiu en
lov and endure, aro tho men who will
mako up a strong nation nnd not a na
Uon of weaklings. Scouting.
Cape Horn's Lighthouse.
Probably tho most dcsolnto and
dreary spot In tho world Inhabited by
whlto mon is tho lighthouse that is
maintained by tho Argcntlno govern
ment at Capo Horn. This la claimed
to bo tho southernmost lighthouso In
One at a Time.
"Does your husband worry about Uio
"No; ho says thoro a no senso In uotu
himself nnd tho grocor worrying over
tho samo bllla." Exchange.
"Your wlfo gavo us a splendid lec
turo on cooking last evening. Why
woren't you thoro?"
"I was homo with a terrlblo attack
HenlUi Uos in labor, and thoro Is no
earthly royal road to It but through
toll. Wendell Phillips.
r?oi1Ui Platte boy. P. T. Redmdnd miont
to Omaha on tho train In order Umt
ho might visit with his son.
Tho Union. Pacific Is said to bo pro
paring to ask for bids on 4,000 freight
cars. Tho Northwestern is in Uio mar
ket for 375 "gondolas." Tho Kansas
City Southern has oiklored sovon Mal
lot locomotives. Tho Union Pacilc has
ordorod a now 300 horse "power, sovon.
ty foot McKeon motor car. Tho Mon
tana, Wyoming & SouUiorn has or
dered a fifty-five foot, 200 horso pow
er McKoon motor car.
Wrestling with tho Slackers.
Unltodj Stats Commissioner O. E. El
der) devoted part of yesterday to wrest
ling with Uio four slackers who woro
brought to Uils city last week-
brought horo becauso tho Lincoln coun
ty Jail is a designated fedoral prison
In tho caso of Will Marklo, tho
mothop of tho prisonor secured his ro
leaso on bond by depositing $500 in a
local bank and tho baTikor becoming
It was found that Arthur Conn, al
though over thlrty-ono years of age,
was a desortor from tho United States
Coast artillery, at least ho has made
a writton confession in which ho makes
thoso statements. Commissioner El
dor will snbmlt tho confession to tho
proper army authorities and Conn will
probably bo ordered sont to a mili
Thoro ail two othor slackers, ono a
Mexican, tho other a Hindu Jow. The
Moxlcan says It Iwks impossible to
roach his rosidonco placo of registra
tion and that ho ncgloctodi to register
at somo other point accessible
Tho Jow claims that ho rcglstorod
in Salt Lako City, but Uiat ho had ship
ped to Chicago a grip in which was a
suit of cloUies containing his registra
tion card at least ho surmises such Is
truo. An offort will probably bo mado
to got tho grip back from Chicago. Ho
shippod Uio gi ip thoro bocauso ho was
beatlng"liis way from Salt Lake to tho
clt.y by tho lako.
1000 acres best liny land In Lincoln
county; two flno groves; small Im
provements; biggest snap In tho stnto,
Prico tf.'l.j.OO per ncre. Will sub-dlvlde.
50-2 O.'U. THOELY.CKE.
Mr, and Mrs. L. D. Rich and son
Bryan Rich, loft last Friday In their
car for an extended tour of sovoral
Btato3, expctlng to bo gono through
thesummor. Thoy stoppd a Bhort tlmo
at Omaha, going from. -j-berQ io Mis
sourl, Iowa and Illinois. Later thoy
will go to Marion, Oltfo, tho old. homo
(of Mrs. Rich, and to Northumberland
Pa., Mf, RIch'a old homo. Gothenburg
US KOW "WELL KNOWN AND UNIVERSALLY RECOG
NIZED. THIS LONG LIFE RESULTS FR03I SEVERAL
1 The extreme quality of the steels used in every vi
tal part of the car, make for long life and a minimiuh of
2 Practically every casting eliminated from tlie.car,-.
.1 C .1 .1 .... .l ..'i. 1 i l 1.lv il.
whole car stronger and lighter. , .
3 An extremely well balanced car and a car lighter
by 500 pounds than any other car of equal power, means
both longer life and more economy. ,. -
4 tug long lasting and lustrous mush or tne- car
makes the old car look like a new one, and does away with'
the incentive to trade in a car becauso of the poor finish.
5 An engine with proper gear reduction, glviiig the
car power enough to take tho unusual road or hill without
overstrain, and tho ability to go where most other, cars
This lasting quality of tho Dodge is most emphasized
by most all Dodge owners, and this iB what Dodge Brothers
nave Dent every energy to put in tneir cars since tne De
ginning. 1 . (V,v.
"No material, no part, rib accessory is barred ,y
from Dodge Brothers car, because it is toq..i,'
high priced. Tho only question asked, theA,',
only proof demanded is of its goodness."
(Recent Dodge Brothers adv.) V...
This is the standard set by Dodge Brothers themselves,
and neven deviated from and wo would ask you to inquire
of Dodgo car owners as to tho result. This Dodge Brothers
dealer can say that to him it has meant an ever increas
ing over-demand, which is now far worse than he has ever
If you desire a car of this quality and high standard
and long life, I would advise that you order yourVD'odge
car touay,, u you wouiu-uko to ooiain uouvery hub; sum-
J. V. ROMlGHf
107 West Sixth Street.
North Platte, Nebraska.
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