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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., MARCH 8, 1918.
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nil. DAVIS C03II2S TO
TALK ON LIHKHTV LOAX.
Dr. J. B. Davis, of Kansas City,
prominently connected with Nation
al Liberty Loan committee, will de
liver an address at the Franklin audi
torium next Wednesday ' ovonlng,
March lt3h. Dr. Davis comog for tho
purpose of acquainting our people
with the necoBsity of the forthcoming
loan, which opens April Oth, and is
in a position to toll us a good many
things about the "war that wo do not
know. As one high In tho ranks of
public spirited and patriotic mon "Who
are devoting much of their private
time to tho service of their country,
Dr. Davis la in position to mparl in
formation that 'cannot otherwise be
It is expected that men from all
sections of the county will bo in at
tendance at this meeting and we hope
to see the auditorium 'packed.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Mrs. John "Weinberger returned this
morning from a visit in Omaha.
Miss" Kathorlno Hall was a passeng
er to Grand Island this morning.
For Sale Pure bred White Rock
eggs for hatching. Phone Blk. 920. 1G-2
Tho Sammv Girls' mothors wllLmcet
Tuesday evening at tho home of Mrs. I
Salo of furniture every afternoon
until March 14th at 218 W. Fourth.
Tim Tnnnl TlnA Prnaa nlinntor will
ship out another big lot of goods today'
to tho Nebraska headquarters at Om-j
una, oiii)iiiuiilh uiu nuw uiuuc ciu;
A ten room house and choice corner
lot for sale. Call afternoons at 218 W.
Fourth or 'phone 243.
Mrs. John Fredrickson, of Brady, was
in town this week getting up papers
to file with her application for appoint
ment as 'postmistress at Brady. Tho
present postmistress Miss Beatty, has
tendered her resignation. The office
pays $1,000 a year and perquisites.
For Salo or Trade Thirteen lots at
Julesburg , Col. Address Hi Smith,
604 E. Sixth St, North Platte. 14-4
Ed "Walker will resume concrete
work today on the headgate and drops
of the former Cody ditch, which he
was forced to abandon last fall when
cold weather came. The ditch has been
cleaned artd enlarged and will be in
tine shape to carry water this season.
Phono 247 for efficient cab Bervice
day or night. '
The Eastorn Star will hold a Red
Cross konslngton Tuesday aftornoon
at the Masonic hall.
A pie and broad salo wHl bo hold by
tho Red Cross chaptor at the Derry
borry & Forbos storo tomorrow.
On the ICth of tho month the wolghts
of parcels sent through tho parcol post
in zones 1, 2 and 3 will be raised to
seventy pounds. In all the other zones
the tvolght is raised to fifty pounds.
t Tho D. A. R. will moet tomorrow
afternoon at three o'clock nt the homo
of Mrs. York Hlnman. Roll Call wll! be
"Pioneer Days of Nebraska..' Miss
Sylvia Watts will tell of tho Overland
Tho post office department is very
anxious, In ordor to glvo better service
to all its patrons, that merchants and
busincos men mall their letters dur
ing tho day Instead of leaving them
all until evening.
The general club meeting of tin
Twentieth Century club will bo hold
at tho home of Mrs. M. E. Scott, Tues
day evening. Tho Music and Art de
partment will have charge of the pro
gram New dress coods and silks nro com
ing in most every day at The Loader
Merc, Co. When in the store don't fall
to ask. tho clerk to show them. i
The lco around tho north river
bridge was broken up by dynamite by
A. B. Hoagland the early part of the'
week thus creating a passageway for'
lco that may come down. In Hall coun- j
ty all bridges across the Platte save
one have been washed out. I
"Tho Honor System" Is a photoplay'
that grades well nigh 100 fter cent
throughout Its entire eight reels. The
story Is good, tho theme tlmoly, and
tho cast well chosen making a .plcturo
that Is tecntcally perfect. This
plcturo Is coming to tho Keith next'
Wednesday and Thursday. 1
For Farm Loans seo Gene Crook,'
Room 4 Keith Theatre building. j
The salo of cattle at tho Franki
Strollberg farm at BIrdwood yesterday '
was well attended and the fifty head
sold averaged $152.50 each. The sale1
was held in a big tent. The ladles of.
tho North Platte Red Cross served
a cafeteria lunch. A sale of hogs will
be held today.
President Lahgford, of the baso ball
association, has turned over to the
Red Cross chapter one hundred dollars
that has remained in the treasury for
a year or more. Mr. Langford and
other officers of the association con
cluded that this money could not bo
donated to any other organization
quite ,so, wortlhy-, as the Red; Cross.
You women want tho best In quality
and stylish drossos nt a nominal prtco,
don't fall to look at all tho now ones nt
Tho Loador Merc. Co. In nil materials,
foulards, satins, silks and sergos.
The Red Cross netted about $100
form the cafeteria lunch served yos
torday at tho Strollberg salo. Dlnnor
will bo served at tho same placo to
day and lunches sold during tho after
noon. Tho meat and potatoes necos
sary for these meals wore furnished
by Mr. Strollborg and 260 plos and the
bread were contributed by Red Cross
For Salo Ono 7-room house, modern
except heat; cornor lot, treos, barn
and wash houso. Inquire 203 South
Vino or Phono Red 429. tf.
At tho Strollberg salo yesterday a
turkey donated to tho Rod Cross
chaptor of North Platte was sold and
resold until It brought a total sum of
$1S0. Tho hlghost bid, thirty dollars
was made by Frank Hoxlo. A donated
chlckon brought $25. The turkoy was
donated by Mrs. Anderson and the
chicken was one of tho McDonald prize
Harry Dixon & Son grind thoir ovln
lonsos and can glvo you tho quickest
service on broken lenses. Ono day
They cemetery board Is making ar
rangements to lay about 3,000 feet of
two inch pipe on tho grounds, with
hydrants, at Intervals of 100 feet. An
electrically driven pump will furnlnh
tho water from the present well. To
provide city water would necessitate
laying about 1500 foot of main, and
tho tfater department is not In position
to tlcthlB at the present time.
"Whoever finds this child can havo
him," so read the message pinned on
the' twof-year old waif that Nicolo
Barini found in his junk wagon. Geo.
Beban plays tho part of Nicolo in "Lost
In Transit," showing at the Keith Sat
urday night, and his characterization
Will hold you breathless and spell
bound. Mr. Beban Is the foremost de
lineator of character Hypos on the
screen and his superb artistry was
nevor displayed to bettor advantago
than In "Lost In Transit."
CITY IS SIXKIXd A TKST .
wkijI. in Tin: wst knd.
Tho city wntor department Is sink
ing a test well on tho southeast cornor
et the Washington school block. This
well Is two Inches In diameter and will
bo drlvon down not lass Hum one hun
dred and fifty foot. If a stroug supply
of water Is found, tho boro will bo In
creased to four inch, and if tho supply
seems nmplo two olght Inch cnslngs
will bo put down, and nn electrically
drlvon contrlfifeal pump with a capa
city of ono thousand gallons per
minute Installed. -The coat of Buch a
plant will bo botwoon '$4,000 and $5,000.
i no consumption or water nas out
grown tho capacity of tho 12-Inch
mains that load out from tho plant,
and this moans a lack of pressuro In
tho outlying districts. To lay addition
al mains of sufficient capacity would
moan the (xpendituro of many thous
ands of dollars, hvueo tho proposition
of installing nn auxiliary pumping
station to glvo prossuro in districts
vvliero rot ded.
These auxiliary stations havo boon
tried out In Grand Island, Lincoln and
other towns, and havo provon success
ful, and if tho water supply Is found
ample. Commissioner Welch Is con
fident that In thlB city tho auxiliary
plant will provo nn economical solu
tion of our present water problem.
Since tho above was placed In typo
objections to placing tho well on tho
sfcbocl grounds have been mado and tho
test will probably bo mado on tho oast
end city park.
Mrs. J. S. Snrms expects to begin
night classes in shorthnnd, typewrit
Ing and bookkeeping on February 11,
Monday, Wednesday and Friday overt
ings of each week. If desired private
lessons will also be given. Drill in
spelling and gammar will bo given
to the shorthnnd pupils. For partic
ulars Phono 38,
March 9th, 11th and 12th
For Salo or Trade 8 room lviuso In
splondid condition, bargain act quick.
Phono Blk 4C0 or 1203 No. Locust.
Alma Roubona will appear nt tho
Crystal Saturday afternoon and ovon
lng in tho 7-roel production, "I Lovo
Christian Science sorvlce Sundny.'nt
11 n. m Sunday school 12 noon. Wed
nesday ovonlng meetings 8 p. in., Build
ing and Lonn building. Room 25.
Mrs, J. S. Simms and Mrs. (John Mc
Graw havo returned from Omaha
wlioro tho Bpont several days on
soldiers rollof work.
For Rent Rooms furnished for light
liousekcptug. Phono Black 478. , 16-2
Tho Domestic Sclonco department
of tho Twentieth Century club will met
Monday aftornoon. March 11th, at tho
homo of Mrs. W. H. Crnmor, 703 west
LoHt On oast 10th street Black satin Miss M. Sloman, steam baths and
skirt. Finder oither notify or loavo at i Swedish Massago, ladles and gontlo
HiIh office. 1 men. Phono 897. Brodbcck bldg. 85tf
E will offer special prices in our Muslin Underwear Department
for these three days. These prices will mean a material sav
ing to you on your needs in this line for the coming season.
This group contains Corset Covers, Com
bination Suits and Drawers.
Group 2 89c
Nicely made Gowns, Envelope Clieml.se,
Corsot Covers and Camisoles.
Group 3 $1.19
Pretty Gowns and Envelopo Chemise in
good quality Nainsook.
Group 4 $1.
Dainty Gowns, Envelope Chemise, Comi
soles, Pajamas, Pitticoats and Unionottes.
Group 5 $2.29
Attractive tailored effects in Gowns, Silks
Will Dp Priced as Follows
Skirts, lc and 5M)c, Drawers and Bloomers,
i)c to 48c. Teddy Suits 80c and $1.10 Princess
Slips 18c, 80c and $1.10.
SEE OUR DISPLAY WINDOWS
WILCOX DEPARTMENT STORE
Council Fills Vacancies.
Tho city council mot In regular semi
monthly session Tuesday ovenlng and
devoted tho greater part of tho ovonlng
to the allowance of claims.
Tho vacnncy In the off lco ' of city
physician, duo to Dr. J. S. Slmnia en
tering tho sorvlce, was filled by tho
appointment of Dr. J. B. Redllold.
Owlne to tho removal of Davo Day
to Lincoln, a vacancy existed In tho
councllmanlc representation from tho
First ward, and this was filled by tho
appointment of Carl Simon.
Both appointments were unanimous
ly confirmed by tho council,
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.Tones l'lends Guilt)'.
R. D. Jones, who was brought from
Salt Lake, Saturday by deputy sheriff
Will Slm.ints to face tho charge of
wlfo desertion, was arraigned before.
Judge Woodhurst Tuesday and plead
ed guilty. Ho was placed undor $500
bonds to support his wife and threo
children whom ho loft In ratnor uos
. 1 . .. . 1 ..... ...
ilium i;u uuiiiBi.uui.uri. ft, ,
'l"TJi to last fall Jones was m'ployed
as a locomotive flremnn at tins termin
al, but because he laid off without
giving notice to tho proper oreicini no
was dismissed from service. Ho wont
to Salt Lakd and at tho timo of his
arrest was a street car motormnn.
Hed Cross Sale.
Tho Red Cross Chapter is planning
a salo in the near futuro, donations
for which are now being asked.
At the Strolborg salo yostorduy a
numbor of farmers donated live stock
to tho chapter which will bo Included
in the sale. All over the atato those
sales arc being conducted by tho Red
Cross and In some Instances the re
iccipts have run from threo to flvo
thousand dollars. Tho local chapter
hopes that donations to their salo will
The storo of Tho Leader More. Co. Is
filled with new goods In all tho differ
cut departments, dress goods, silks
wash goods, dresses and coats for
women and children and scores of
many other Itoms.
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Tho Hall precinct county, defense
council, north of town, held a "got
toEothcr" meeting at tho homo of
David McComber Wodnosday ovonlng
Short patriotic talks woro made by
sovoral of tho citizens .of tnat pro
clnct. number of rocltntlons were given
by tho children, and a male quartette
'ompoaed of Klsworth, Covel, Lain
ingor and Boswlck gavo sovoral music
al numbers. At the close or tho pro
gram tho good ladles of the comniun
Ity responded with light refreshments
It is tho intention of tho commltteo
to havo similar meotlngs In tho
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Advance stylos In millinery aro be
ing shown by Tho Leader More. Co.
Mrs. Ora Sailor, who has charge, Is
showing tho host In pattorn and stroot
hats that can bo found anywhoro. Visit
tho mllllnory departmont
Thore will bo a special communica
tion of Platto Valloy Lodgo, No. 32.
A. F. nnd A. M. Monday ovonlng, March
11th at which timo Robort E. French,
firand Custodian will bo present
Please arrange to nttond.
Signed: II. CLAY BROCK. Mastor,
ROUT. A. ARMSTRONG, Sod.
Now Ecllpso gas rango for salo. Mrs.
Hwopo, fil'j east oth street.
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First Presliylerliiii Church.
Thoro will bo special sorvlcos at tho
First Presbyterian church Sunday at
11 a. m. All tho mombors nro urged to
be present for tho morning hour. The
usual sorvlcos nt 7:00 p. m, Junior C
E. at 3 p. m., Sunday school at 10
Second Liberty Uoiul.
Tho Mutual Building nnd Loan As
soclatlon 1b offering for ealo on
weekly or monthly payments those
bonds in donominntlons of fifty, ono
hundred, flvo hundred and ono
Purchasers of theso bonds will bo
credited on tho Indox curds now ho
Ing prepared by tho County Dofonso
Council, tho same as If thoy woro
I purchased during tho drlvo. tf.'
DR. L. C. DROST
ANNOUNCES THE REMOVAL
OF HIS OFFICE TO THE
Knights of Columbus Bldg.
Bright Looking Mo
dels in New Spring
THOUGH ''Simplicity" is
the kevnotc in Shoe
Styles for Spring, Women's Shoes look even Smarter
than ever before.
, Tans, Grays and' Black are the favorites this sea
son, and with the plain, trim-looking patterns and
smart Military heels the effects are very striking.
t."'-S3'.50 TO1 S7,OOr
Our Oxfords Have Arrived
All the charm of Spring is manifested in the Hand
some Oxford styles we are now showing.
onoy on Shoes.
KEITH TIIEATltU BUILDING.
Dodge brothers produced no cars, it would not be
Every Dodge Brothers dealer was short of cars.
Dodge Brothers produced , an ever increasing
number of cars per month' since their start three years
ago, and today have reached the position of the
world's second largest producer of motor cars.
really is strange, when every Dodge dealer is short of .
cars during the winter months called tho dull sell
The reason Good cars, Good value, Good service, t
fair repair part prices repair parts in stock wher
ever the cars are sold.
It is as Dodge Brothers recently said, "An hon
est purpose and an honest product will soon find
recognition by the mass" of careful buyers in these
Today T am entirely out of Dodge cars, I am takj
ing future orders for delivery in the order of their
date of filing with mo. More cars are coming, but the
orders are coming faster than tho cars and your only
protection is an order for your Dodge car TODAY, if
you want it this spring; '
'"Service"- Our Owners
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