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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 14, 1917)
W.IK TAX ON TICKETS AND 1
Kl (EIGHT EXCEED $2,000.
C. ML AUSTIN, JEWELER
That tlio govornmont will obtain n
revenue of many million dollars from
the war tax on passenger tickets ami
freight shipments Is shown by tho tax
collected at .this station. Thoso taxes
last month amounted to $2,0G2.C9 nt tho
North Platto station. Tho tax on pas
scngor tickets was $1,332.00 and on
freight shipments $734.G9. It Is prob
able that this tax will average $25,00 a
year at tho North Platte station.
This Is ono of tho many ways In
which tho people nro supporting tho
I. 0. O. F. Honor List t
Tho honor list of Walla Walla
Lodge No. 5G, I. O. O. F. that is mem
bers who aro in the Bcrvlco of their
country Is as follows:
W. A. Iiarraclough, engineering
James A. Becker, Comm. Sgt. 134th
Nebraska Infantry, Camp Cody.
W. J. Brodbeck, U. S. Infantry.
Cyril & Cool, U. S. navy, Vancouver,
l y v w j
OLD FASHIONED BIFOCALS T j
Harry Dixon & Son, Optometrists,
DR. 0. II. CRESSLER,
Office over the McDonald
I Roy L. Cochran, Lieut, heavy artll
' lery. -
E. H. Evans, U. S. navy.
P. It. Halllgan, Capt. 134th Nebraska
infantry, Camp Cody,
j John S .Hinkley, U. S. civil scrvico.
I Claronce Jones, Corp. 134th Nebras
ka infantry, Camp Cody.
I Louis H. Johnson, U. S. engineers,
Ft. Logan, Col.
Harold Langford, Sgt. 134th Nobras-
I v reu u. reiorson, sgt. I34tn Nobras-
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
Miss Marie Bowen has accepted a
position in the Dixon jewelry store.
Miss Catherine Bretzor is visiting
friends in Grand Island this week.
"Wanted Pasture for four horses
during the winter months. Phone Red
Miss Hazel Smith is working in
Clinton's jowelry store during the
The Episcopal guild will hold an
exchange in the window of tho Walker
Music store Saturday, Decembor 15th.
James Clinton, of the hospital corps
of the navy stationed at Goat Island,
Cal., is expected home to spend the
Our Cut-glass values aro attracting
hundreds of purchasers. DIXON, THE
Georgo Smyth and family, who had
been living west of tho. experimental
farm, left Tuesday for Idaho, where
they will make their home.
Dodgo Brothers Motor Cars start
easy in cold weather just another
characteristic of this all around good
car. J. V,. Romigh, dealer. 96-2
Bo a Spug! Don't buy useless gifts.
Fill your home with musical happiness.
Buy a Piano or Phonograph, the gift
of permanence. W. R. Maloney Co.
To tho published list of Elks of the
local lodge who have enlisted in tho
army or navy should have been added
the name of J. V. Cochran, a brother
of A. N. Cochran.
Mr. and Mrs. McFarland and daugh
tor Mnhfil nnri AIMin Mlllnr nf TTor.
shov. Inft w,ino.inv mr pnmn nniiv ko Gantry, Camp Cody,
to spend tho Christmas holidays with ?h" a' C,amp ""ton, Kansas,
si.innv MrPnrinmi wi,n (n n mnmw M- Koith Novlllo, Col. 7th Nebraska
of Company E.
At tho meeting of tho county com- ka infantry. Camp Codv.
missloners Monday tho county trcas- E. W. Rincker, hospital corps, Cal
uror was uirected to pay to tho city of w. J. Roche, government munitions
North Platte tho cost of tho county's plant.
snare or paving on Dewey, Locust and Claude H. Selby, Lieut. M. R. C,
vnu streets, amounting to $G,63G.G5. France
All members of the Lutheran Girls', Rov n- Spurrier, Indian reservation.
club nlease have the cakes and can- s- s- Spillnor, Lieut. 134th Nobras-
dies at tho parsonage by 7 p. m. Mon- ka infantry, Camp Cody.
day, the 17th. These will bo packed Fratlk M- Stuart, Lieut. U. S. R
and sent to all Lutheran boys in tho' Marston H. Van Doran, 134th No-
lorvice of Undo Sam. 95-2 braska infantry, Camp Cody.
A nm1I ,Wn nnvmnnt nlnPAa tl,! Abn0r J- Wcssborg, Sgt. 134tll No-
irrn.it rift nf m.iR!r. In vnnr hnnm.- Ron brnska 'nfantpy, Camp Cody.
W. R. Malonev Co. ! Fred J- Wuxtelo, Capt. M. R. C. Camp
w ,r rri.i i. Oreenleaf, Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga.
. T . V . llUUKIUiiU uua UUIUIJIUU till 111- . . . 1 1 I - , . ,
. .. .. . , ., ., x .. I At tho last session of tho grand
vltatlon to deliver the address at the t,, , i T i ,
, , . . n ., lodge which met in Lincoln, Nebraska,
mid-year commencement of the Suth- )n kmu t i t .
. , , , m. in October last, tho memhors of the
erland schools January 17th. Tho
grand body raised $25,000.00 to caro
graduates are Helen Coker. Myra . . ...
... , ... lor 11 meraoorB n "ir country's ser-
1TU.IU, au uiuiuy u.m ivuy -nuui- j,ome j GUY SWOPE, Sec.
Radiator Insurance Fill your radi
ator with alcohol or Antl-Freeze at the
Romigh Garage. 9G-2
vice, and tho dependent rolatlvos at
G40 afcres 94 cents per aero cash
William Strauss, formerly an em- Ba farmlnS or hay land; 1G0
ploye of tho Bell telephone company of fcres 'n oration; good four room
tl,B ritv. nrrlvr.,1 Jn Frnnn Tnos.lnv. "uuau- uur" Ior 0 "OrsCS, I10W granory
Ho Is with tho 408th battalion of tho 24x3C' wason Bhcd' 60(1 well, 10 .foot
U. S. signal corps, composed of men 'imwo" 1",U' cI,,ckon house- ccmont
who were with the Bell telephone com- VOJ mum 01 wire lonceJ scll0l
pany in Nebraska and Iowa. i house on east section lino; G miles
.north of Wallace on C: B. & Q. R. R
ur. Morrin. uenttst. 12 miles south of Sutherland on U. P,
Alvln Davis and M. L. MIshler, who R. R. W. R. HARDING,
have been for some time living north- Tlmmorman Hotel, North Platto. Nob
i AH - 1
HUSL Ul LUWII 1UUVU 11UAL WCUU iUl
Missouri, where they have purchased
farms. The two men recently made
a trip to Missouri and concluded that
tho land was cheap at the price offered.
I'iu-a graphs Pertaining to tho War.
Red Cross relief shipments to Europo
average ovor 10,000 tons a month. In
ono shipment was a consignment of
559 soccer footballs and 250 rucbv foot
Card of Thanks. Lialls for American soldiers, purchased
Wo -wish to express our sincere with funds raised by Harvard gradu
thahks to each and evory ono of our ates.
many friends and neighbors for their. The receiving hospital for United
The contract for tho construction of kindness, sympathy and beautiful States soldiers brought back from Eur-
Suthorland's new $3G,000 school build-J floral offerings extended to ua in our 0pe, to bo established at Staten Island,
ing was awarded to D. W. Woods, of great sorrow.
Just Eleven Days Until Christmas,
Will your friends find thnt you have waited too long-and met
Let us help you. Our stock is all fresh and snappy. It was
bought before the high prices took effect, and am glad to sell it
at the same price.
There is no better quality than here shown. Our guarantee is
behind each article as well as that of the factory.
We have obliging clerks and our time is yours to make selections.
A Few Suggestions
Military Watches, - Stick Pins, Clocks,
Safety Razors, Cuff Links, Ivory Goods, "'
Fountain Pens, Diamonds', Cameos,
Watches, Cut Glass, Rings4 i
Rings, , Silverware, Myrtle Wood,
Knives, - - Lavalliercs, Baby Spoons,
Chains, Leather Bags, Baby Rings.
Charms, Brooches, Pin Sets. "
C M. AUSTIN,
The Gift Store of North Platte.
December 10, 1917.
Board met pursuant to adjournment,
present Springer, Horminghauson and
Koch and county clerk, and tho follow
ing business was had and done:
Mrs. Emma Pulvor, for rent for
county poor, $0.00
Claim of John Ditto, road work DIst.
S. Y. Gillian, tax sale certificate,
E. J. Eames, printing, $40.45.
S. M. Souder, Co. Treas,, paving,
Tho county treasurer is hereby auth
orized to pay to tho city of North
Platto tho sum of $G,G3G.05 for paving
around the court houso and in front of
Denvor. G. C. Burke, of Kearney, se
cured tho contract for tho heating
MRS. ORVA C. WILLIAMS,
MR. and MRS. AMOS WILLIAMS,
A Dollar for your Thoughto
. If you uro woiidcrlne; what to give
tho boy for Christmas, hero'n a "tip"
Ono of our sayings bank hooks may
take his fancy more than any of tho
things you have thought of giving him.
$1.00 opens an account.
Or, hero's a suggestion Christmas
money will buy exactly what ho wunts,
and wo liavo it In bright, new bills
of all denominations.
Platte Valley State Bank
North Platte, Nebraska.
N. Y., will have a capacity of 2,500
bods. This marks tho beginning of a
comprehensive plan for tho caro of sol
diers who aro disabled In tho lino of
duty. It will bo used only for dlstrl
Every postal employe in tho United
States has boon instructed to take an
active part in tho campaign pr tho
sale of war-savings stamps. In order
to reach tho desired mark of $2,000,-
000,000 by Jan. 1, 1919, it will bo neces
sary to sell sufficient stamps to avor
ago $10.50 for each man, woman and
child in tho country.
Tho port of New York Is under mill
tary control, tho wator fronts boing
guarded by tho regular army. Fully
armed guards prohibit tho passago of
arty person, alien or citizen, who can
not establish a business reason for
access to tho water-front areas. The
samo military control wil bo establish
ed at all other American ports and
may lncludo factories engaged In war
Many young men who a few monthB
ago were picking up fugitive wireless
messages on rudely constructed ama
teur instruments in their homes aro
now serving at Important radio posts
on sea and ashoro. Tho war has ro
vealed whwat a largo number of young
mon wero interested In radio expert
mentation and servlco. A school for
men enlisted in tho radio servlco was
opened at Harvard Univoisity, where
2,000 mon aro training, 400 graduating
for duty each month.
Vespor McCormlck, hauling gravol,
A. Arnold, hauling gravol, $21.00.
Floyd Tatum, hauling gravol, $14.00.
A. Chambers, hauling gravol, $42.00,
L. E. DIcdol, hauling gravel, $18.00.
Tom Halllgan, hauling gravol, $4.80.
Ed Eves, hauling gravol, $21.00.
John Holt, hauling gravol, $18.00.
A. B. Hongland, cnglncman, $5$.G0.
W. C. Knight, mdso. county poor,
J. II. VanCloavo, blacksmlthlng,
Rush More, Co., mdso. for county
Joseph Spies, hauling gravol, $14.50.
Chamber of Commorco, road work,
F. D. Westenfold, mdso. county
James Bcclian, road work, $40,00.
Brady Vindicator, printing, $40.00.
Julius Plzor, nulso. county poor,
Allon Tift, hauling gravol, $34.20.
Nebraska Instituo Foeblo Minded,
mo Dim-, mdso. county poor, $3U.oo.
On acount of error tho county clerk
wns instructed to ro-advertlso exten
sion to Road No. 11.
Mrs. Goo. Wilson, caro of Mrs. Kun-
Allon Tift, haujing grnvol, $20.40.
Paul Moyor, survoying, $5.00.
W. D. Brooks, road work, $48.90.
Adjourned to Decembor 17, 1917.
A. S. ALLEN,
Floyd Williams, brother of tho lato
Orva C. Williams, left Tuosday morn
ing for Camp Cody. Ho accompanied
tho body of his brother homo from that
The North Platte Buick Co.
ANNOUNCES THAT IT
HAS LEASED THE
NORTH SIDE GARAGE
AND WILL TAKE
Monday, December 17th.
About January 1st will move our machinery plant
from Cozad and will have a full corps of competent mechan
ics for all classes of repair work.
Buick car owners will find at our garage FULL
AND COMPLETE BUICK SERVICE.
WE WILL HANDLE BUJCK PARTS
AND AUTOMOBILE ACCESSORIES.
The North Platte Buick Co.
It Leaks !
Don't let a novice monkey
with your radiator.
Let McGraw Fix It.
McGraw Radiator Co.
6th & Locust St.
W. A. CAUFFMAN,
Terms reasonable guarantee
satisfaction. For dates see
J. F. ClaJaugh, North Platta.
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