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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., DECEMBER 6, 1918.
lei: mmiES dies at
CHATANOOGA TUESDAY NIGHT.
Leo D. Gr'nios, son and only child
of Judge and Mr. H. M. Grltnws, of
this city, died at Chatanooga, Tonn..
at eleven o'clock Tuesday night. The
first word of Lee'g tlltios was rocotvod
Sunday night which stated that he
waB suffering from pneumonia, Mon
day another wire stated his condition
soricms and at noon of that day Judge
urimofl loft for Chatanooga. He, how
ovor, had insufficient tlmo to reach
his destination and was appraised of
tne passing away of his sen when he
At the time of his death Lee was
engaged In tho contracting business,
and tho firm in which ho was Interest
ed was recognf.zed as a leading one
In tho southern states.
Tho romalns accompanied by Jufdgo
Grimes will reach homo tonight. The
funoral serVlco as now planned will
bo hold at tho residence at two o'clock
Sunday afternoon unless changed
after the arrival of tho Judgo.
MauJlco Lunula Killed In Action.
A telegram received at tho local
railroad offices yesterday afternoon
brought word that Maurice Lannin,
for a number,, of years clerk in the
roadmaster's office ln this city, had
been killed in action In Franco No
vomber first. In tho spring of 1917
Lannin resumed his clerkship and
went to Colorado to res'de on a farm.
Ho was sent from that stato to a
cantonment andl subsequently went
overseas whore ho was attached to a
machine gun company of tho 354th
Infantry, 89th division, the regiment
to which a number of our North Platte
The deceased, who was about thirty-two
years of age. will bo well re
membered by many North Platte
people and especially railroad em
ployes, as a modest and unassuming
but splendid young man.
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Hale and Hearty nl Eljrhiy.
J. R. Shaw, of this city, reached his
eightieth birthday Tuesday and sends
word to Tho Tribune that he Is hale
and hearty. Mr. Shaw served threo
years in the civil war and was wound
ed In tho right shoulder and arm.
This wound caused him more or less
trouble until two years ago when ho
vas taken to Omaha bv Dr.. Twinom
and tho arm amputated. Tho opera:
t'on was successful and since then
Mr. Shaw has found life more enjoy
LOCAL AX1) PEltSONAL
W1I.I. FIVD HO.MES FOK
THE VAX NATTA (JIKI.S
Know the temperature when you
cot. Acr.urntn Thermometers at the
Miss Lillian McCracken, of Boulder,
was called hero this week by tho
death of her nephew, L. D. Grimes.
C. H. Waltor returned yostordny
from n business trip to Omaha.
Ruth Clifford ln the "Lure of Lux
ury in flvo reels and a one reol
comody tonight at tho St'N THEATRE
Clyde Trotter went to Omaha Wed
nesday afternoon to '.investigate tho
possibility of securing a few Hupp
cars for which he has customers.
Make this a happy Xmas In your
home by having a Columbia Grafanola
DIXON. Tho Jowelor.
Mrs. Laura "Wholply. of Fremont,
sltor of Mrs. H. M. Grimes, will ar
rive today to attend the funeral of
The officials of tho United States
land office bogan preparations for tho
removal of the office records to Brok
en Bow following the closo of tho of
fice on tho last day of this month.
A visit to our store, means a Merry
Christmas for everv one. THE REX
ALL DRUG STORE.
An auto collision between cars
driven by Lew Kelly and W. E. Shu
man occurred on Dowey street Wed
nesday evening in which tho Shuman
car suffered a bent fonder and splint
ered spokes ln ono wheel.
Wo have always had tho best, ble-
gest line of Ladles' Handkerchiefs I
for tho Holiday trade and our lino!
this year far exceeds all former years
Be sure and see them' E. T. TRAMP!
Dur'ng the past thirty days thoro
has been 0.1ite a chango in tho labor
conditions. Up to that tlmo tho Job
was seeking tho laborer, now the la
borer Is seeking tho job. Every day
men are on the streets asking for
work. Apparently about tho only
work for which men arc now wanted
Is corn husking, and not all moa are
Don't forgot tho Baby. We carry a
complete line of Infants Sweater Sets.
Separato Sweaters, Wool Sanues.
Coats, Drosses, Booties, Bonnets,
Hoods', etc. BLOCKS.
Evan city officials get after each
other occasionally.. For Instance,
Water Commissioner Welch, to savo
oxpeiiBO to tho city, connected tho city
fire station hydrants with the sower
main without notlflylng Plumbing In
spector Valerius, whereupon tho lat
ter caused a warrant to bo Issued for'
tho former's arrost. Thero Is mo ques
tion but hat the Water Commissioner
performed a perfect Job of plumbing,
but tho Inspector apparently does not
wish to havo his authority abridged
nor to havo people think ho Is a ro
"ppctor of individuals, even though
t'Ao individual be a city official.
Win. VanNattn, tho father of tho
four girls who had boon making Uioir
home in a shack northwest of town,
UMsreganieu tiio .summons of Judge
Woodhurst to appear ln court, and
waB leaving tho county when inter
cepted by Sheriff Sulisbury Tuesday
in tho hill south of tho city. VanNattn
and tho girls wore brougt to town,
the father lodged in Jail and the
daughters found temporary homes.
Tho case was heard ln tho county
court Wodnosday and the evidenco
plainly showed that VanNattn, whoso
Wife died about six months ngo, was
not ln position to take care of his
children nor bring them up In the
environments best for thorn. Prir n
his arrost ho threatened to kill any-
ono wno nttomptotl to tnko the chil
dren from him, but in court ho was
docile and made no stronnmia niW-
tions. He was told that irnnil limiinn
would bo found for the cirls nmi Mint
he would bo given an opportunity to
visit them. Several famlll
have offered to provide homes for tho
iunr motimrifss cnildren.
Tho court appointed Mrs. A. P.
Kelly and Mrs. A. .T. s.illshrrv .mr-
dlans of tho cUlldron until placed in
Tho distressing nart nf Mm nimvn
Case Cnllln In llelit vnntnnlnv trim.. n
complaint was filed against VnnNatta
ami a warrant issued for his nrrest
charging him with Incest, with tho
fourteen VOar nlll ilnnirlilnr no Mm
'vtfctlm of his Inst. Tho complaint was
issued upon tho confession of tho
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Sutherland Hoy Killed in Action.
Word was received ln Sutherland
Wednesday that Otto Johnson, son of
J. H. Johnson, of that town, had
been killed In nction Novembor 6th,
five days before tho fighting ceased.
Otto was well known in the Suther
land section, having mado that hi' a
imno since boyhood.
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HEAD THIS ! ! !
We will irjvo double voles on the
Doll Contest Saturday. Two votes
with every penny spent In our store.
THE REXALL STORE.
Just Itccolvod !
A BIG shipment of Silk Jersey Un
derwoar for Women: Silk Jorsev
Union Suits, Silk .Tersoy Bloomers'.
Ilk Jorsey Envel6po Chemise, Silk
Jersey Vests, etc., which will make
useful Xmas Gifts, nil A nnn 1n mil.
cuasea at a saving in
SOLIUKHS' WELCOME HOME
COMMITTEE TO HE APPOINTED.
Prosldont Seoborgor, of tho tho Rod
Cross Chapter, In compliance with
yuggoBtioiiB from tho national orgnn
tiaulon, will appoint a committee of
about twonty-llvo mombors which will
bo known as tho Soldiers' Home Wel
coming Conunlttoo. Mombors will be
uppmniwi irom me kou cross, tlio
t'ommerelnl Club, tho City Council,
tho Union Pacific. tln Pivlllnn ti.
lief and Canteen and othor roproson-
lanvo oodles. Tills committee will
meet the early part of noxt week and
forumlnto Its plans for welcoming
returning soldiers, soo that thoy are
provided tth employment and glvo
them assistance ulnmr Rimh II una na
Heeded. It Is nlanned tn linvn nnm
kind of a welcome arch at tho depot,
to havo committees meet n fnr na
possible tho returlng boys as thoy
nrnvo, anil at some time in tho fu
turo give them a public reception.
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City Schools Health Keport.
From tho Cltv schools llOfMMi rnnnrt
ior tho twenty-four hours ending at
ix ociock nisi evening, it Is learned
that nonrlv 200 of Mm old hi rim nlk.
sent from school nro sick, and of theso
107 uro In families whoro thoro Is
flu. Homo of them liavlnor Mm lu Mi
solves. Others h
are staying at homo as a precaution.
l-nrenis ot ninoiy-tour cliiluron will
not allow them to como to school for
fear thoy will contract llu.
Hlshop needier to bo Here.
Rt. Rev. Goo. A. Becchor, of Has
tings, will visit North Platte Sundny
and will proach at tho olevon o'clock
aervlco at tho Episcopal church. Tho
services for tho day are: Holy com
munion at 8:00 a. m., Sunday school
at 9:00, morning prayor and sermon
at 11, evening prayer at 7:00. Sunday
school at St. Paul's chapel, North
aide, at H p. in.
Rev. Arthur D. Jones, Rector.
When buying ivory toilot sots, thero
Is 0116 thing that must bo considered
and that Is, If tho handles and plocos
aro mado of solid Ivory or If they
aro hollow. Ivory of a good quality
will last a lifetime. All ivory display
ed nt DIXON's Jowoler Storo Is of
tho beet quality.
in love and
The Churches are Open
Yes" Sir! Tho churches aro open
again, and tho following will bo tho
program at tho Fjrst Prosbytorfnn
rllllrpll- Tfov T" II Hlirrv r T
price ntwlll uso as tho morning thomo "Tho
1'iuis Ton Aro yorni proparexV to
. rin.ioit A J . n rm. i.i
At m, p t o-, muuL uwui ""..'" iiiu auujeci
vuu iiuiiio ill . rj. ."Mt si in ii rAM i. v....i.. i. i mi. . i i
, . , , , . " '" I Iwl tliU UVUIUII WJII UU IIIO IU11UW
...... uuiiuitj uvuiuug wno wants to Do let alono I am, Bat-
i v(uiiniL-i ui inn uii in I lsnOu.
.iiiiuvuibiiry in ino naiuro or a small
Jimmv Farrell is a
lucky at cards
SEE J. WARREN KENNFGAN IN
"THE TURN OF A CARD"
BILLY WEST, The Puniest Nan on Earth in
Gllfoyl and Miss McKay
BRIGHT AND EARLY."
ire, Dec. 7
T ... ,,11 , 1 . 1 .. ..1.
, " - i xjvt tin iitu iu.i;iiuia itiiu uuuiar
Btnc linrtv. Mrs hnollnn ni.nnnm.iLi u. ni.i.n. ci
tJl lnu oiiiMiain aciiuiii u nir ua ios-
tlio stage sotting for a four course ulblo ba 'prosent nt ton o'clock and
bainiiot which was nppHoached In givo Mr. Carroll a greeting after our
flxrnlleneo only bv the porformanco enforced absence. Remember that
of tho eight participants for whom music Is an Important factor In the
. ..u.., in, ,,. uiiiiiru iiujiik irom "crvicns vi iins ciiurcu ns ici oy Mrs.
lift tn Kin tvtm r. n n, . 1... . ,
..u .u...u un iuiiiii! prcsnni-
i o Mt. Sebastian a small token of
Mie roenrd fell for him by his friends
Victrola musi c and othor 'entertain
ment furnished tho ani'Uhoment of tho
evening. All present wished "Jim
"iie" more birthdays and lots of
Ovorshoed and rubbers at a big sav
ing at THE LEADER MER. CO.
Gono Crook has purchased th
Smyth (540 acres ono miles west of
tho stato farm. About 200 acres is val
ley land tho remainder runs into the
Biff Additional Cuts on
Should you be contemplating buying anything in
Readp-lo-Wear, da not fail to give us a look, because
we can save you dollars on every purchase, Our
Garments are going not to the highest bidder-all cus
tomers are treated alike and our garments arc now
going at the lowest possible -price, which means dol
lars lost to us on every garment, but must be sold.
This is not a lot of talk, just straight facts. See and
price our garments and be your own judge.
TRAMP & SON
CITY AM) COUNTY SEWS.
Mian Kaffir Klrlan. n utmlnttf nf 1r
(Kearney normal, arrlveil home yes
ImcIvh O'Urlon, who was Inducted
into sorvtce lat suninior and had
bean In h training camp, roturpod
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ueauohnmp,
.who Kv liorthwetst of .Imvti wnrn full.
,ed to Peru. Neb., nst night by tho tll-
uo88 ot a uaugmer.
O.rl wanted to work In good homo
for her board. Phono 224.
Henry SchllUS, who had boon sta
tioned at Camp Funston, arrived
home yesterday, having boon given
his honorable dlschnrgo.
A cablegram was received on
Thanksgiving Day from Hon Johnston
and Will Slebold. In servlco ovorsons
stating that' thoy woro woll and
Tho salo is on ot Womon high tail
ored suits. Tho latest In materials,
In stylos, at pJIcos from 20 to 40
under todays valuo at THE LEADER
Mrs. John McGrnw has been con
fined to tho house for a week paat suf
fevlng, It is said, from a nervous
broaklmwn aftor more than a yoar of
Intensive work as "mother" of tho
Womcns and Mlnqr-u llnMirnlir.a mi, I
Silk Kltnonus make uilsoful and appre
ciated Xmns Gifts. Largo assortment
o chooso from and at Salo P4lcos at
BLOCKS Forced Stock Reducing Sale
In connection with tho art salo to
hold at tho Dorryborry and Forbos
store Snturdny, tho Sammy Girls -will
olTor for salo about 100 comfort kits.
These UUh can bo used In various
ways ln tho household.
Stockings that wear If you havo
not yet found stockings your youug
ator can get onough wear out of lot
vh show you our Now Dig Variety at
prlcos that cannot fall to please you.
Wo havo tho eamo kind for men and
women such brands na Holeproof.
Dopisndpu. EviorwVmr, Phooitfix nlnil,
many othors of most favored 'brands
nt THE LEADER MER. CO.
Two more North Platto boys arriv
ed homo this morning. Thoy are Al
fred Pock, in the navy and on tho bat
tleship .Michigan, nnd Will Poarsall,
ho had 1)0011 Rtntlnnod nl Pjimn lion.
Jnmrtn Harrison, Indlnua, Tho boys
wore broad smile as they got off
No. 19, and both said "wo aro sure
glad to got homo."
The Twonttloth Conturv Club mot
Tuosny nftornoon with Mrs. Ralph
Smith and at that tilmo It was decfd
ed that tho club would distribute
Christmas baskets this year as in
pnst yours. Mrs. Dort Harbor gave a
splondld roport of tho 'proceeding ot
tho state mooting of tho Federation
ot clubs nt this mooting.
For a Xmns clft Mi pro la lintlilnir
that can coniparo with a diamond,
DIXON. tllO .InWnllir Una ll iw.ii,1,.rfli.,1
slock of them, which woro bought bo-
ioro uio recent raiso In lirlce.
A lotitor rocnlveil vnafnnlnv I.
tlvos from Evorott Johnston stated
mat no una arrived from overseas.
tho vessel llialtllltr Min frtn I 11 Hnvnn
do.vs and flftoon hours. Ho Is now
iiwaiung uiscnargo ami Hopes to bo
llOino 'Ihl a short Minn. liii-nrolf nnllaf.
ed In the navy tho fifth of last May.
aaran iioooKau L,odgo I. O. O. F.,
will moot in rogular sossion this ovon
Ing beginning at 7:30.
NOW Is Mm Minn In Inv In vniii win.
ter supply of outln gllitnnolls. On
nao at THE LEADER MER, CO. at
ISc. 20c. 25c, 27Mio and up; Includes
plain whlto, colors, and fancy chock
ed nnd plaids and stripes. A lot of
romnants that savo you 4c to 10c on
Mrs. Howard Clommons, who Uvod
in tho neighborhood of tho Platto Val
loy school, died yestorday ot tho llu.
Tho deceased was formorly Miss Elsie
Wlntoror, whoso parents rosldo near
Lawollon, and a slstor ot Ml'ss Ivy
Wlntoror. ot this city. Sho was mar
ried to Mr. CloiinnonB about threo
yoarB ago, Mrs. Clommons was a
splendid young woman who wan woll
known In this city, having attondod
tho high school and graduated there
from. Horoft nro the husband and ono
child sixteen months old and an ti
fant flvo days old.
June Caprice in "MISS INNOCENCE"
How n pure pretty girl braved iho selfishness of
society nnd woji a liappy victory. Also the two
part comedy "HER SCREEN fr)0L' featur
ing LAURE FAZUNDA.
Keith Theatre T O-N I G H T
I? ." A II 'I'lIK I I I
We will give double voles on the,
Hull ('oiliest. Sndmlnv Tmi ioIos
with every penny spent In our store.
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North Plntto 1b entitled to flvo dole-
pntnu In Miri 111 f.f.l Iti i- wlilr1i vfi lin
held at Alllanco noxt Tuesday ln tho i
intorests ot good roads and motor
trausportatilou . Dolegatos aro ex
nected from everv countv In thn Sixth
"ffinrnPOTBTO iii limn Mihi mi I,, nl
"The Bravest Way"
- - IN (fl3TWnj.ttmT!WiCC.rM'.CT,a.CT
The iove theme of which is as sweet as western. It'll put.
new courage into your heart. Two part Keystone
comedy "ARE WIVES Unreasonable"
The Week Commencing Dec. 7th
And Ending December 14th
20 PER CENT DISCOUNT ON
Men's Suits Overcoats,
Imperial Union Suits, Duck Coats.
Boys' Wearing Apparel
25 TO 50 PERCENT DISCOUNT
1 HARRY SAMUELSON. 1
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