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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 27, 1917)
NORTH PLATTE, NEB., AOVEMI3ER&&7, 1917.
CO.MIMNY WILL KK3IOVK COAL
YAKDS OX WEST SEVENTH.
Tho litigation commenced by the
peoplo owning homeB on west Seventh
street against tho Union Pacific rail
road company for damages on accbunt'
of the location of the coal yards has
all been settled between tho company
and tho proporty owners. Tho com
pany has agreed In writing not to
store coal for use in these coal yards
hereafter and to rem,ovo the snmo to
another location. Tile small quantity
of coal yet remaining In these yards
will bo gathered up and then the coal
yards will be placed west of tho round
house and so far distant from the city
limits that no ono -vlll be troubled
Tho property owners were unablo
by protests and communications with
tho officials of the railroad to get any
results and finally as a last resort em
ployed nn attorney to bring suits for
damages. The cases would have been
tried at the torm of court convening
next weok but tho officers of the rail
road concluded that a mistake had
been made in locating tho yards in the
city limits and went about to remedy
the mistake at hto earliest date pos
sible. To make the change will mean
the expenditure of quite a fow thous
and dollars by tho company, but it will
W. It. HAKCOUHT 1VEWS
3IISS HUTU MAKTIIA JENSEX
also save considerable by avoiding , branded; 0n0 bay mar0( 2 years old.
A mistake was mado in tho ilnto
used in a recent Dodge Brothers Motor
Car advertisement, nnd tho prices
quoted wore tho prices In Canada, and
the correct prices nre as follows:
Touring Car or Roadster $S55.
Wlntor Touring or Rondstor $1050.
Sedan or Coupe, $1350.
Prices F. 0. B. Detroit.
J. V. ROMIGH, Dealor.
At a special called meeting of tho
North Platto ministerial association
at tho Baptist church Monday morn
ing, tho matter of having a copimunlty
Christmas program was considered.
It was the unanimous decision of the
association that in ordor to conserve
tho real spirit of Christmas that each
of the Sunday schools and churches
present their own Christmas exorcises
and that a committee consisting of
ono member from each church bo ap
pointed to securo a list of all needy
and cheerless homes in tho city to
whom tho churches will minister with
Lost Four J (end of Horses
Strayed from tho stock yards, one
brown 2 year old goldlng with white vantageous location.
stripe on forehead; ono bay maro 9 cordially invited to call and onjoy tho
years old, branded; one roan mare, department with mo.
nnnounco tho marrlago of William
Richard Ilarcourt or this city to Miss
Rith Martha Jensen, of Council Bluffs,
tho coromony occurring at Council
Bluffs Saturday evening nt tho homo
of tho hrldo'B parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. L.
Mrs. Ilarcourt is not an entire
stranger to tho peoplo of North Platte,
for Bho mado this city her homo for a
year or so whiio hor father was as
sociated with Mr. Ilarcourt in tho
clothing business. Sho will be re
membered as a very. charming and ac
complished young lady.
Mr. Ilarcourt needs no introduction
to North Platto peoplo ns ho is known
to ono and all through tho clothing
business ho has so successfully con
ducted for several years.
Mr. and Mrs. Ilarcourt will bo "nt
homo" in this city nftor Decembor
CITT AND COOiN'Tl' NEWS
Mrs. Geo. B. Dent returned Sundnv
Cards received in town this mornlnRfnlght from n two weeks' visit in Omn-
My now department on tho second
floor at Block's, whore It has been as
signed a generous portion of space in
tho front, with an nbundnnco of day
light, is a most attractive and nd-
Tho public is
the payment of much in damages. The
suits wore-brought by Mary H. Elder,
Emma fcierk, Hazel Lierk, Charles
Lierk, Jeanette PIcard, Christina Sam
uolson, E. Theodore Snmuelson and
Jesslo Samuelson, through their at
torney, Wm. E Shuman.
Roward for recovery
Notify John Burke
Business phono 591. Res. Blk. 85G,
The annual memorial service of tho
Elks will bo held at the home Sunday,
December 2d, at three o'clock. Tho
Tho change in the location of the program of exercises will be published
coal yards will directly benefit almost Friday.
every citizen of North Platte, for when J We hayo the n(JW consorvatlon (lr088
ught flro tho gas and smoke for, lad,es Qno of tho bcgt thlngfJ ,n
would annoy those living wherever
tho wind drove the Bmoke and gas.
the way of a neat house dress. Be
sure to see them.
E. T. TRAMP & SONS.
Archdeacon Bowker held Episcopal
services Sunday at a chapel twenty k. P. Jensen was called to Council
miles north of Tryon. I Bluffs Sunday by the Illness of Mrs.
I now have 'funds at 5 per cent Jjmsen'
ton choice bottom table land. Gone I Buy your Linoleum at Wilcox De
Crook. Room 4. Keith theatre Bldg. partment Store.
The Lutheran Girl's Club was de
lightfully entertained at the country
homo of Miss Helen Scharmann last
Thursday evening. Games wero play
ed and a delicious two course luncheon
Berved. Thanks are due Messrs. Dick,
Sebastian, Weingand, Huxoll, Martin,
Johnson, Lierk, Picaid and Scharmann
for tho use of their cars.
For Rent Furnished rooms for
gentlemen in a strictly modern homo.
Phone Tho Tribune; 89tf
E. T. Keliher, of Omaha, arrived last
evening and will transact business in
town for a few days.
Bert Barber has been transacting
business in Omaha for several days.
This year will be the greatest in our history and
every thing points to a great rush.
Preparations have been made long in advance
and we are now displaying the most elaborate holiday
line in our history.
!ee our Show Windows
for ' Suggestions for
the SoHiers Xutas, '
Some suggestions for the home folks: Cordovia
Leather Goods, Grafanolas, Diamond Rings, Pins or
Scarf Pins, and Good Watches. We are showing
them from the moderate priced one at $1.35 to the
$100.00 elegant gold ones.
Our store will be a shopping center for Christmas
DIXON, The Jeweler.
Mrs. Chas. Horrod and daughter
hnvo roturnod from a protracted visit
in St, Louis.
Mrs. Geo. Wilson was taken to tho
Gonernl Hospital last ovonlng to tako
treatment for gall Btonos.
The Swedish Lutheran aid Bocloty
will moot with Mrs. II. P. IHncklo, C03
cast Second street, Friday afternoon.
Motor Wavo $G.75 Lnprobes for
your auto at Wilcox Department Storo.
'jMrs. Chas. Yost and Miss Marjory
Den aro planning on spending Christ
mas with Harold Lancford nt Cnmti
.Mr. and Mrs. T. C. rattorson leave
ai noon today for Lincoln nnd from
thero will go to Omaha to spend
Mrs. R. H. Lnngford and daughter
Alice, who havo boon visiting friends
In Ogdon for a month or more, aro ex
pected homo shortly. '
"Buck" Tighe, of Company E at
Camp Cody, is taking instructions In
mnchlno gun work preparatory to a
trnnsfor to a mnchlno gun company.
If you are Interested In furs como to
tho special display Friday at Wilcox
Lieut. Rob Gnntt, now Btntioned at
Camp Dodge near Dos Moines, ar
rived homo yesterday to spend Thanks
giving with his mother and slstors.
Frlonds in town havo rcolved large
sized photographs of L. C. Sturgos
.arrayed In his uniform lof tho postal
service. Tho pictures are splendid.
' Ladies' Fur Coats A full lino to
'select from Friday at Wilcox Depart
ment Store's Special Fur Day.
Tho local foot ball team goos to
York for tho final game of tho season
on Thanksgiving day. A number of
tho students are planning on accom
panying tho team.
C. J. PaBS and W. J. Landgraf spent
Sunday in Maxwell and Brady solicit
ing funds for tho K. C." war work fund
and Carl Simon spent tho day in Pax-
yn on a similar-mission. y'
Our Buporb'ChriBtmaB stook Is now
ready for your Inspection.
DIXON, tho Jowoler.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Edwards will
move into tholr now homo on tho cor
ner of Fourth and Maple about De
comber 10th. Tho houso thoy vacatb
has been rented by J. H. Stone.
Clark Hollingsworth, formor rnll
road omployo at this terminal now at
iMfamp Funsfon, haB been transferred
to bo sent to Franco somo tlmo next
That today is meatless day was
evidenced by tho barrels of fish and
ensos of oysters received by express
last night nnd this morning. Thero
wero flvo barrols and a dozen or more
See tho Walker Music Co.'s ndvor
tlsopiont on another pago for. their
announcement of tholr big piano Bale.
Every household in North Platto
who has a mombor in tho sorvlco of
tho United States should display a
sbrvlco flag or banner.. Not only
should families do this, but wo be
lieve that ovory frator'nal ordor who
has mombors in tho sorvlco should
hang n sorvlco flag in tho lodgo- room
If you wish n sot of oxtra lino
furs for a Christmas prosont for some
one como to tho Wilcox Dopartmont
Storo Friday. Thoro will no a largo
soloctlon of Albrocht's Furs to se
lect from for that day only.
D, M. Swoonoy, living near Elm
Crook, while nttompttng to cross the
tracks noar IiIb home Saturday after
noon, was struck by train No, 8, Mil
lard Hosier onglnoor, and Instantly
killed. Ills wife, who was sitting at
a window, witnessed tho accldont. Sat
urday night Albert Bluel, living near
SImondB, was struck by an oxtra
freight and killed.
"Do your Xmas shopping early,'' if
you aro planning on pictures for Xmas
pesonts; lot this rulo apply, and so
givo us enough tlmo to flnlBh your pic
tiies and finish thorn right.
8 -C BROOKS' STUDIO.
Pat McIIugh, Btntioned at Ft. Lo
gnn, came down tho latter part of last
wock to visit for n fow days. Ho says
tho North Platto railroad men who
wero Btartcd for RusBia wore stopped
nt Seattlo pn account of conditions in
that country, and it Is snld that thoy
will in a short tlmo bo sent to' Now
York to embark for'Franco. Pat ox
pects to Join thomVwhon thoy reach
APPOINT COMMITTEES TO HELP
KA1SE RED CROSS l'UN'DS
Tho local chapter of tho Ordor of
Eastern Star has appointed a com
mitteo to assist in raising funds for
Red Cross work. Tho coinmlttco ap
pointed Is composed of Mosdamcs J.
Clnbnugh, chairmnn; C. W. Ed
wards, C. B. Davidson, J. B. Rodllold,
Harry Dixon, York Hlnmnn, S. C
Mecombor, Georgo Troxlor and Geo.
W. Finn. Thoso funds will bo raUod
through tho moans of a serios of
dances nnd ontortnlnmonts, tho first
of which will bo given at tho Masonic
hall on Tuesday ovonlng of next woolc.
This initial function will be n dancing
and card party and tho Borvlng of
light refreshments, and to this a gon
ernl Invitation is extended to tho pub
lic. Music for tho evening will bo
furished by Doucot's Jasa band, tho
latest innovation in danco music.
Tho onttro net procoods of nil the
ontcrtnlnmonts given by tho commit
too will bo turned over to tho Red
Cross chapter, nnd thoso who nttond
will not only have a good tlmo but will
bo helping nlong a very worthy cans
Tho Purplo Cross.
Tho funeral directors nnd embalm
ors of thlB country havo organized
Tho Purplo Cross Association, tho ob
ject of which Is to Bond at tholr own
oxponso oxporlonced men to prepare
for burial nnd shlpmont to this coun
try our soldtor boys who aro killed
In tho wnr. Whllo tho govonnont pro
poses to carry out this work to n
limited extent, tho Purplo Cross As
sociation proposes to tako hotter and
111 or o scientific enro of tho bodies than
would tho govornmont, and to soo that
thoy aro dollvorcd to tho rolatlvos in
rocogniznblo shapo whero such 1b pos
slblo. Petitions asking congress to
give tho Purplo Cross Association tho
right to do this work as embodiod In
a bill already Introduced, nro now
ready for signatures at tho offices of
thd locnl funoral directors.
: :o: :
II. C. Winqucst, of Brady, has sold
to F. J. Sullivan of tho snmo place,
forty-flvo head 'ot cattlo averaging
1200 pounds each for tho sum of
$5,400, or nn avorago of $120 per head.
Mr. Sullivan will feed tho cattlo until
FATJY ARBUCKLE in
Keith Theatre, Wednesday, Nov. 28th.:
ADULTS 25c. CHILDREN 10c.
SMIIl0 aluminum l
A REFLECTS GOOD HOUSEKEEPING UJ
This Aluminum Ware is being demonstrated
in our Window, all this week. The lady will serve
light refreshments and Demonstrate to you the
merits of The Mirro Aluminum Ware.
ALL ARE INVITED.
DERRYBERRY & FORBES, Inc.
KEITH THEATRE, MON. DEC. 3.
The New York Casino Theatre
Sensational Musical Comedy
60 PEOPLE. ENTIRE NEW YORK PRODUCTION
A SINGING AND DANCING CHORUS- OF BROAD
WAY'S) BEST BEAUTIES. REALLY THE BEST
GIRL AND MUSIC SHOW THE CASINO EVER
PRICES 75c, 91.00, 91.50 plus war tax.
on sale at box office Thursday.
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