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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., AUGUST 17, L917.
LOCAL AND PEHSONAL
Charlos Porkins loft a fow days ago
for Lincoln to spond a woek.
Robort Daughorty and Jack McKano,
of Koarnoy, visited Wednesday wltli
r Geoxgo Wolr returned to Grand Is
land yesterday morning after spend
ing a week hero.
Leslie Bare will leave today for
Estos Park and other western points
to ripend sovoral days.
C. M. Newton left ho first of this
wook for Omaha to spond sovoral
days. Ho returned yestdrday.
A. W. Plumer returned Wednesday
morning from Denver whoro ho trans
acted business sinco Sunday.
Born Wednesday morning to Mr.
and, Mrs. Georgo Schaffer, a. baby
girl. All concerned aro doing nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Thompson
left yesterday morning for Minne
apolis, to visit relatives and friends.
Mrs. John Eckhou of Suthorland,
who was tlio guest of Mrs. E. C.
Thomas, returned homo Wednosday ev
ening. Mrs. Phillips, of Lancaster, Mo., ar
rived here a few days ago to visit with
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Maiso for two
Mrs. L. L. Wright and son .Jake
Wright loft Wednesday morning for
Denver to remain for two weeks with
C. A. Llston, of Dickens, is spend
ing a few days hero visiting friends.
Ho recently returned from a visit in
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Moore left
Wednesday afternoon for Denver and
Colorado Springs to sfoed to days
Misses Ruth Carroll and Erma Bar
raclough loft yesterday morning ro
Fremont and Omaha to spend two
weeks with friends.
Miss Helen Waltemath who , has
been 111 for some time with blood
poisoning In her heol isablo to walk
with tho aid of crutches.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Mann and baby
and Miss Lillian Eaton left yostorday
moring for Denver and Avon, Colo.,
to visit relatives for a fortnight.
A picnic party chaporoned by Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Bybeo sipont a pleas
ant evening In tho liills south of town
Tuesday evening. Mrs. Phillips, of
Laracastor, Mo,., was the guest of hon
PIANOS, PHONOGRAPHS ANDSHEET MUSIC
WALKER- MUSIC CO.
NORTH 1PL ATTE.
WE INVITE YOU TO CALL OR WRITE.
WHEN HARVEST TIME KEEPS' ',
you close to tho farm remembor this
bank is your "man In town." Thoro
aro many ways In which wo can bo
of assistance to you. Wo have a keen
, Interest in our farmers and aro proud
to bo of sorvico to thorn at all times,
Mako uso of us.
k Platte Valley State Bank j.
v North Platte, Nebraska. .
Robert Warwick and Gall Kane will
bo Boon at tho Crystal Saturday after
noon and ovoning in tho Brady-Made
picture "Tho False Friond."
Mrs. Charles Howe, of Columbus,
Ohio, a cousin of Charles Ell, arrived
horo Wednosday ovoning to spend a
week whllo enrouto homo from Colo
rado. Miss Erma Huffman, who was called
hero last week by tho death of her
grandmother, tho late Mrs. J. C.
Fedorhoof, loft a fow days ago for
Miss Mario Doran loft Wodnesday
morning for Gretna to moot hor sis
tor Miss Isabello Doran. Tho young
ladies will spond a couplo of wcoks
with relatives In Wisconsin.
John Dolnattlo of Ravenna and J.
Sund. who wore driving their cars on,
Front and Dowey streets Wednosday
collided as they made tho turn for tho
corner. Damages woro slight.
For Salo Lato 1916 Dodgo touring
car, in good condition with our Dodgo
used car guarantoo, reasonably priced
and will now, outwear 2 cheap cars.
Miss Anna Wilson, of Harlan. Iowa,
Is expected horo today to acce'pt a
position In tho alteration department
of tho Tramp dry goods store. Miss
Wilson has had. twonty years exporl
onco in this work and comes here high
Rooms will be needed for tho ac
commodation of teachers attending
tho Lincoln County Teachers' Institiuto
to bo hold In North Platte September 3
to 7. If you have a room which you
can rent, please fphono Black 502.
GJM AILEEN GANTT, Co. Supt.
Pearly Black was arrested Wodnes
day on suspicion or being a slacker.
Ho claims to bo ovor 31 but at the
time of his marriage last spring gavo
his age as 29. He 1J being hold
whilo investigations aro boing made.
Thero aro now twelve slackers in the
A car load of catalogues. 12,000, in
number irom tho C, F. Smith., Co. of
Chicago, woro received at the local
postofflco yostorday mornlrg. Thoy
will be placed in six hundred sacks
and distributed to various postoffices
In this vicinity. The local offico will
rccoivo the bonefit of $800 postage.
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For Sale An "ADDRESSOGRAPH"
Addressing Machine In first class con
dition. Communicate with NATIONAL
SUPPLY 'COMPANY, Lincoln, Neb. tf
COMPANY E ORDERS TO
At noon 'Tuesday Ca'pt. P. R. HalH
gan Tocolved a mossago Instructing
him to havo Company E In rcadinoss
to loavo for Ft Doming in twenty-four
hours. Tho company,modo all prepare
Hons to loavo and orddrod tho follow
lng rations: 300 pounds broad, 175
lbs roast beef, 100 lbs coffeo, 100 lbs'
ugar. 8 casos pork' and boans, 8
casos tomatoos, 4 cases peaches, 2
casos jolly, 6 boxes orangos. 75 lbs.
minced ham. 50 lbs cheese, 8 bushels
potatoes, 4 boxos crackers and 5 gal'
Ion of dllkpicklos. Wednosday after
noon tho orders to leavo woro can
colled and word recoived that tho
company would not ontraln until tho
reglmont was called. The broad, meat,
and porlshablo food wore thoroforo
sold at privato salo that afternoon.
From the mess fund Harold Lang-
ford treasurer, has placed an order
for $12 worth of gum, $G0 worth of
tobacco and ?55 worth of candy which
ordor will bo hold until the company
Prepare for County Fair
Lincoln County's Fifth Annual Fair
to bo hold by tho Agricultural Socloty
from Sdptembor 2Gth to 29th will bo
tho best ovor hold In tho county. Tho
exhibits will bo larger than bo
foro, tho raco track has boon put in
first class condition and tho raco horse
ptrogram as well as tho automobile
and motorcycle races havo boon ar
rangod. Tho 'raco program will be
held in conjunction with Koarnoy and
Lexington and J. L. Case will bo In
chargo of tho bucking mule which
many have tried to rldo without suc
A splendid musical program will bo
glvon during tho artornoon perform
ance. Sovoral new buildings will
bo erected for stock and farm prod
ucts and tho tw former buildings
and grand stand have been ropalre.
The now horse barn will bo 30 by 80
foot and tho raco horse- houso 1G by
Officers in charge of tho fair aro:
F. C Plelstickcrpresldont7 J. C; Wll
son vlco-prosidont, J. C. Fowler treas
urer and B. M. Stackhouso secretary.
Premium lists can be obtained at tho
Chamber of Commerce Tooms.
Colored Men Arrcsled.
Eight colored men who came In
from western points Tuesday wcro ar
rested Wednosday morning and ar
raigned in Justlco Miltonborgor's court
They woro charged with entering tho
former round houso building, now
used as a mess houso for tho' extra
section gang, and stealing n largo
quantity of food. Threo woro fined
flvo dollars and costs and tho remain
dor threo dollars ana coats. Boing un
able to pay thoy woro ordored out of
town. Yostorday morning two colored
men woro arraigned in tho samo court
for stealing a irido on tho mall train.
Thoy wcjro fined five dollars ksach
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Fanner Prevents Wreck.
John Mtooro a fanner living in tho
vicinity of Richland, Nebr., a small
station east of Columbus provonted a
serious wreck of train No. 20 tho first
of this woek. He was working in tho
flold near tho track and noticed that
a3 a train passed by a six Inich sec
tion was broken out of tho rails, no
tied a red handkorchiof to a corn stalk
and placed them in tho gap In tlmo
for Conductor Warren and tho engi
neer to stop train No. 20 with 300 pas
songors on board.
Frank Campbell. James Morgan and
Lawronco Petorson of Company E
went to Paxton yesterday morning to
spend tho day with homo folks.
A HEALTHY DEMAND
I am rocelvlng moro than my sched
ule of Dodgo cars every month but at
no tlmo slnco last spring havo I been
ablo to carry cars in stock for immed
Tho lesson that you should draw
from this is that if you want a Dodgo
Bros, car it would bo advlsablo for you
to got your signed ordor in at oncoc.
Ask any ownor about Dodgo sarvlco
and economy of o'poration and up-keop.
J. V. Romigh,
KOUTII MATTE, NEB,
U. P. Special Agont Cashman, of
Omaha, spent tho foro part of this
woek horo on buslnoss.
Enginoor and Mrs. W. S. Dolson
will move to Grand Island thlsweok
to mako their homo in futuro.
Conductor and Mrs. Eugono Hol
conib aro onjoylng a visit from Mrs.
Robort Soaman, of Chdyonno.
Gllbort Potors, who rocontly left for
Cheyonno, Is employed ns brakomnn
between Sidney and Cheyenne.
Freeman D. Johnson, .who had boon
employed as locomotlvo fireman has
taken a position ns passenger brake
man. Enginoor and Mrs. E. E. Moody and
Emmott, who were visiting In
Laramio for ton days, returned homo
Goorgo Seniles, an employe at tho
U. P. lew houso was injured on tho
hand by boing struck wltli a cako ot
Ico Wodnesday morning.
Marshall Crook Is off duty from the
U. P. froight houso this wcok on ac
count of an Injured knoo which ho sus
tained In a fall a fow days ago.
Curt Galyean, of Grand Island and J.
McCIcmmon8, jofl lOhoyannk BpocJInl
agents flofr tho Union Pacific Co., spent
a fow days horo this week on buslnoss.
A froight and fruit train woro wrock
od at Sparks. Nevnda Wednosday
morning and as a result train No. 20
was annulled and passongor trains
Nos. 2nnd 10 duo yvstordny afternoon
cime through as soctions of No. 4 at
olovon o'clock last evening.
A special train of marines from
Maro Island to Philadelphia wont
through this city Tjuesday afternoon ns
a section of No. 20. Thoro woro over
two hundred young men In tho com
pany and thoy woro welcomed by a
delegation of Company E
Beginning Sept. 1st tho Union Pa
cific Company will pay their omployes
bi-monthly. Pay days will bo tho 1st
and 15th of each month. On Wednes
day of this wcok tho checks wore In
full for July and on, Sept. 1st tho
amount paid will bo for tho flrot half
of August. Tho amount duo for tho
second half of August will bo paid
Sept. 15th. A mumbor of tho car depart
ment and shop man woro granted a
raise of two cents an hour August
1st which raised tho pny roll In those
departments $2,000 tho past month or
from $35,000 to $37,000.
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Epworili Leaguers Addition
Tho Epworth loagfuo will havo a box
social Friday ovoning Aug. 17. Lcag-
uers will moot at the M. E, Church
at 7:30 and will leavo for tho park at
8 o'clock sharp whoro thoy will enjoy
tho evening in outdoor gnmes.
For Sale 1910 Ford Touting car.
In a new and stronger
character that of a man
who through faith per
serverance and courage
changes the dejected
village of "Broken Hope"
to the thriving town of
With a bright thread
of romance and the tang
of the desert air.
Monday, Aug. 20.
CITY AND OOUNTY NEWS.
Mrs. Harry Bybeo loft this morning
for Halg to visit for a fow days.
U. G. Applegato, of Cheyonno, was a
buslnoss visitor in our city yostor
day. Buck Burr and Edward Hasonkamp
of Co. E spent yoatordny with rolntlvos
Paul Ottonstoln, who rocontly en
llstod in tho navy, was called to Oni
aha yostorday aftoinoon.
Mrs. Deo Ranoy, of Wallace, camo
a fow days ago to visit her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Grooly Dundy.
Rov. KnhBO, of Omaha, who visited
wltli Row C. B. Harman yostorday.
loft for Omaha this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Krauso, of West Point
camo yostorday to visit with their
daughter Mrs. Arthur Tramp.
Miss Holon Bird roturncd yostorday
from a visit in Sutherland and will
loavo soon for District 43 to teach
Miss Nona O'Rourko, ot Floming,
Colo., arrived yostorday pud will
spond a week or longor nt tho J. H.
Thero will bo sorvlces at tho Swed
ish Lutheran church. Tontli and Wil
low Btroots, Sunday morning, August
19, at 11 o'clock.
Mrs. J. B. Hayos and two sons of
Omaha, who spent llvo wooks with hor
paronts Mir. and Mrs. Goorgo Austin,
loft for homo tills morning.
Miss Gladys Lovo, of Fort Collins.
Colo., who has boon tho guost of hor
cousins Mlssos Holono and Fomo
Shoup, of Suthorland for tho past
week, was In town yostorday visiting
Weather forecast for North Flatto
and vicinity: Fair tonight and Sat
urday. - Somowhat warmor tonight.
Highest temperaturo yostorday 90, n
year ago 90; lowost last night 50, a
year ago GG.
FINAL CLEAN-UP SALE
We are offering what we have left of Wash
Goods at greatly reduced prices to move them all out
LOT, 1. Striped and Floral designs in good qual- 4 4
ity Batiste per yard IlC
LOT 2. Fancy Striped Voiles and printed pat- 4 A
terns regular values 25 and 35c per yard 1 C
LOT 3. Fine quality Wash Goods selling at 50c f
in a regular way price JisCt
There is only a limited amount of these goods
left so come ear)y and make your selection.
Wilcox Department Store.
Cool Breeze Indoors
The cool breeze of the mountain and sea
shore may be enjoyed in the home or office
equipped with an electric Fan. A wonder
ful sleep producer. Insures the baby's
health in hot weather. Operating cost is but
a fraction of a cent an hour. ,
North Platte Light & Power Go.
Baptist Church Notes
Sunday school 9:45.
Church sorvlcos 11 o'clock.
Rov. J. C. Popo will preach.
B. Y. P. U. at 7 o'cl'ock
Evening sorvico nt 8 o'clock
Sunday,August 10, Borvico at 8 a.
m. All bo prcsont. Tho Bishop will
preside at communion. Sorvico also
at 11 okjlock.
A regular mooting ot Sarah Ro
bokah lodgo No. 10 will bo hold this
ovoning at 8 o'clock. Initiation will
bo followed by refreshments. All aro
urged to bo proscnt. Business of hr
Mrs. Arthur Fink ontortalnod tho
Et-A-Vlrp club Wednosday afternoon.
A unlquo hat trimming contest was
hold and tho prizes awarded to Mrs.
W. J. Tiloy nnd Mrs. James Adams.
Miss Holono Shoup, of Suthorland,
loft tho first of tho weok fox Donvor
and points ot interest In Colorado
whoro eho will romaln until taking up
her school September 1st,
Tho K. I. D. S. club loft today for
Dick's grovo wharo cnoy will spend a
weok In camping. Thoy woro cha'p
oroned by Misses Janet McDonald
and Mario McCabo.
Mrs. E. M. Donaldson, ot Sedg
wick, who had been taking trcatmont
nt a local hospital, diod last ovoning.
Funoral arrangements havo not boon
Brakomon King, Ray Covington,
Kosgrovo and Blvlns, of tho Omaha
North Platte run, woro recently trans
forrod to Kansas City as train audi
tors. A picnic party was hold in tho hills
squth of town Wednesday ovontng ns
a farowoll to Harris Stuart and Raw
lins Glnh,, mombors ot Company E.
Roy Amos, of Company E, wont to
Bridgeport tills morning to spond his
leavo of absenco. Ho will roturn Sat
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