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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., FEBRUARY 7, 1919.
KED CltOSS WOKKEKS AltE
NOW BADLY NEEDED.
If tho North Platto ami Lincoln
county Rod Cross Workors are to
maintain tho excellent ' roputation
thoy gained during tho war, it Is nip
to them to respond to tho call for as
sistance in filling out tho quota of
refugee, garments allotted to Lincoln
county. By reason of the very few at
tending tho work rooms, tho comple
tion of tho quota Is progressing very
fljlowly. A Jotter from Wtnrihlngton
urges haste on thoso garments that
the work be rushed with all possible
spoed. These refugeo garments will
bo shipped abroad February 1st, hence
tho need of rush work.
A Red Cross representative who
han Just returned from Belgium and
Prance says tho need for tho gar
ments Is greator than ever.
It Is helped tho Red Cross workers
of the city and county will respond
heartily, as thoy have In the past, to
this call for Immediate service.
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"Slacker" Records Wanted.
The Canteen Is In need of records
for tho phonographs which they send
out on tho trains having wounded sol
diers. Those who have "slacker" rec
ords records that thoy are not using
will confer a favor by donating them
to the canteen.
Tho plan of sending out tho phono
graphs with tho wounded boys has
proven a mighty good thing, for the
lxys are highly delighted with them.
When a phonograph Is placed on a car
yolls of pleasuro go up, and tho ma
chine Js kept busy until Cheyenne Is
reached. Tho machines are sent out
on No. 19 one morning and are re
turned on No. 6 tho following morn
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Charged with Larceny.
An information was filed In tho
county court yesterday against Frank
Hinklo charging him with stealing
from Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Cathers ai
chain and watch valued at $50, a stick I
pin, signet ring, and f ap.OO worth of
war savings stamps.
Hinklo worked at the U. P. ico
houses and roomed at tho Cathers'
homo, along with another young man,
Not only did ho take tho articles be
longing to Mr. and Mrs. Cathers, but
bo decamped with property bolonging
to his room mate. Hinklo was located
at Superior, Neb., yesterday was plac
ed under arrest and Shorlff Salisbury
left for Superior last evening to bring
him back f,or trial.
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iiroro Bills by Ilnaglainl.
Senator Hoagland Introduced the
, following bills in tho senate Wednes
day: To ralso salaries of officials in cities
of from 5,000 to 25,000.
Regulating transportation of live
stock by common carriers.
Joint resolution to congress on the
subject of soldiers' relief.
Regulating handling of Hvo stock In
Providing that wills must bo kept
on Hie in the county Judgo's office
during tho life of the testator and
provides that the filed will shall be
legal unless a written revocation is
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Record for Soldiers.
Derryberry & Forbes have received
and will send freo to, every soldier in
Lincoln county, a ' very attractive
soldiers' record book. Divided ounder
appropriate headings of enlistment
training, engagements, etc., aro spaces
for data concerning life and exper
iences wliilo In camp and on tho field.
.Mrs, Sophia Anderson ,1'asscs Away.
Mrs. Sophia Anderson, aged slxty
flvo yoars, died at her homo In tho
Fourth ward Monday night. Tho de
ceased had resided in town for a long
period of years and wns well known.
Sho leave ono son, Conrad Anderson,
In tho employ of the Union Pacific.
Funeral services woro liold at tho
Episcopal church Wjdiiesday after
noon conducted by .Rev. Franjdln
Jtoos6vclf Memorial Tomorrow.
A pntrlotlc program has boon pre
pared Cor the Roosovolt Momorlal
next Saturday. The first part will bo
an address on tho life and work of
Thoedore Roosovolt by Rov. Hoss.
Following the address will be some
music and tho scond part of the pro
gram which will consist of a pageant
by the pupils of tho high schools.
Tho program will be n tho Franklin
auditorium and will begin nt S:15. It
is freo. ' '
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Reception This Evening.
Tho Sammy Girls have prepared n
fino program of music and readings
for tho reception wjilch thoy will ten
dor returned soldiers and sailors nt
tho Elks' homo this evening. A cordial
Invitation Is oxtonded to tho general
pubMc to be present. Following the
musical program dancing will bo the
order of tho evening and light refresh
ments will bo served. Every soldier
and sailor should ninko'it a point to
bo prosent, for thoy will bo given a
very hearty welcome
Homo Guards Attention.
All members of tho Homo Guards,
both infantry and cavalry, aro re
quested to be present at tho Frank
lin auditorium next Afonday evening
for the purpose ot being officially
mustored out of sen-Ice. In connec
tion, with tho mustering out there will
bo .Important (business to transact
which will Intorest all membors.
CAPT. A. W. SHILLING,
CAPT. W. S. BALDWIN.
If thoso who kindly contributed
heda and other articles for equipping
the flu hospital desire to have such
rp'.urned, please notify C. F. Tracy
or leave word with tho Walker Music
Co. Tho hospital will be thoroughly
fumigated before removing the fur-
CUT AND COUNTY NEWS.
Chris. Paulson, for many years In
tho employ of tho, Union Pacific as
fireman and engineer and woll known
v too cuizoTiB genorawy--napurcnas-ed
the Schwaigor cigar sforo. taklne
nososion yesterday. Mr. Paulson will
use evorv endeavor to maintain, and
if nnqs'b'o Increase, tho popularity
of tho store.
You can buy sweaters, winter1 un
der wear, outing flannels, over shoes
and all tho Men's and Boys' winter
suits, overcoats and macanaw coats
at Just before wo pack them away
prices at tho LEADER MER. CO.
Tho Mexican arrested a month or
two ago at Birdwood for peddling
whiskey, completed his jail sentenco
Wednesday, and was immediately ar
raigned before U. S. Commissioner
Woodhurst on the federal charge of
transporting whiskey from a wet
state into a dry state.
W. R. Malonoy was called to Grand
Island the early part of tho week by
the Illness of his father.
All winter goods are being sold at
big bargain prices. Womon's winter
coats, suits, wool and silk dresses nt
THE LEADER MERCANTILE CO.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Frodrlchson uuuV
children loft yostordny for-a visit with
i'rionds In Kansas City.
Kodak supplies. Largost stock In
the city at tho REX ALL STORE.
All mombers ot tho Epworth Li
gtio and their friends aro invited to
nttond a social to bo hold at tho
church this evening,
rfupt. Tout left Wednesday even
ing for Lincoln to nttond a mooting of
ihe district leaders of tho Junior Rod
Cross which was held yesterday.
Now Spring Styles in Suits, Coats,)
and Millinery aro being shown by tho
LEADER MERCANTILE CO.
Dr. Rcdflold had Loulo Llpshitz ar
rested Wodnosday on tho chargo of
provoking an assault. The case was,
callod in mo police court yostoruay
and a eontlnuauce takon for ono wcok.
The REXALL STORE delivers. Call
Mrs. Frank Junk, eldest daughter of
Mra. Georgo Argue, a former North
Platto resident, died at Choyonno this
week of pneumonia following an ill
ness of but two days.
Buy your films' nt tho REXALL
STORE. Wo dovelon them free.
C. O. Woingand left last night for
York to nttond tho annual convention
of tho Nebraska Hotol Men's associa
tion. Mrs. Woingand nccompnnlcd
him as far as Grand Island whero she
will visit her sister Mrs. Louise
Peters for a fow days.
Mixing the prim and propor East
with tho big and burly West was like
mixing oil and water. But thoy got
around It by getting rid of tho water,
Seo how It was done In "A Dosert
Wooing," Kolth tomorrow night.
All winter goods are being sold at
big bargain prices. Womon's winter
coats, suits, wool and silk dresses at.
THE LEADER MERCANTILE CO.
Thoro is nothing lovely about Jeal
ousy; It breaks hearts and homes and
nover did a bit of good in tho know
ledge of man. Jealousy la the thomo ot
tho photoplay "Greon Eyos" showing
at tho Crystal for tho last tlmo tonight!'
It shows you how baseless is Jeal
ousy and how faith and trust bring
happiness to Iranian lives.
Visit tho REXALL STORE. Wo lead
in all lines.
Chlof of Police Jones filed InformU'
tion against" a dozen or moro Front
AltMY TO MAINTAIN
Seattle, Fob. C Unltad Statoa
troops from Camp Lowls are quar
tered tonight In Sunttlo and Taooma
lo "stand ready for any emergency,"
as army ofAoors said today, result
ing from tho slrlko this morning of
4.".000 union men in sympathy with
2.').000 shipyard workors who walked
out January 21 to onforco doniands
for Incroaso of pay.
Aiuthority for tho uso of troops was
granted by Sccrotnry of War Bakor
upon advices from Gov. Ernost Lister
of tho situation In Tacoma and Seattle " iV, h.Tn
Thlrtv-flvo thousand union men ,.J its orrl ory and pvery buyor has boon
Soil Threw OldsiuohllcH.
Tho'Durbln Auto Co. roports tho
salo of throo Qldsmobllu so fnr this
week. Frank Strollborg, tho woll
known farmer living wost of town
purchased an eight cycllndor 1019
motlol, e. car that ovoryhody pronoun
ces a beauty and Is guaranteed to bo
as good art It loo let). Iko Curlts, a far
mor living south ot town, purchased
an Oldsmobllo six, and Albort Byrant
also bought a six.
Tho Durhlu Compnny has now on
hand a full lino of Oldsmohllos, and
many prospoctlvo purchasers aro In
vestigating their morlts. This com
pany has sold ninety Oldsmobllotf In
I vivVn K-Vf sm n uV'r.i' wol satisfied with tho performance
of tho car.
the vicinity of Soattlo quit work to
tiny, labor leadors sold, but In Tncoma
rntmtian wn nnl art pntinrnl utiii Mm
Whllo going homo to lunch yostor
carmen, timber workors, harbors and ,,a: no.?n M,s8 Annlo Krnmph sllppod
retail clerks. ,u,u 1011 " ino ,c siuownuc anil bus-
Stronf nn Btnnno.l rnmihitr In WlllCd UIO iniClUrO Ot a Sllinll 1)0110 111
Seattle, schools closed, irostaurants n" ,u,.Kle: A l''yHicinn was called who
and theatres closed their doors, nows- I1 , , . , 1,1 n, .' nna wiUl
papors suspended and other Industries P"u ' , i"o " irninpn win
ceased nnoriit nir. Twolvn annn Ulfrli. """"o ",r worn: ai uio i'lrsi in a
ens, established by culinary unions "Oiinl Bank.
to feed strikers ami others who dopond You can buy sweators, wlntor un-
upon restaurants ror moais. i'atrons uor wear, outing llannels, over shoos
or the kitchens woro lined up and and all tho Men's nnd Hovh wlntor
served In military mess fashion. Bar
ber shops closed and elovntors stopp
Only emorgoncy tolograph busInosB
from Seattle was handled by tho tolo
graph companies Tho tolophono sys
tem continued in service
suits, ovorconts and mncanaw coats,
at Just boforo wo pack them awns'.
prices at tho LEADER MER. CO.
Sammy Girls can loavo tholr cakos
at tho ElkB' homo between four nnd
six o'clock today, or thoy can bring
No dlsordor has rosul'ted from tho thom w,th thom th,B ovouIB
strike, Mayor Ho Hanson ot Seattlo For Rent A sulto of furnished
said. rooms for two Kontlemon. Inmilra at
rno city government Is propnred for 505 cast Fifth or phono block 140.
n M V A?n ntrvfkii in Itrt rwlitrwl nml 1 A ilflA
'.u Soo ,us for SERVICE. THE REX.
Coining Homo Llko Tramps.
Washington. Criticising alleged
'allure to equip properly Amorlcan
forcos abroad, dolay in payment to
uoldtors and dopondonts nnd many
acts of tho govomment in the war,
Senator Frollnhuyon of Now Jorsoy,
aid in the sennto that Amorlcnn sol
dlors had roturnod ragged and pom
nllcsa "clad moro llko tramps." IIo
advocated placing of responsibility
nnd concluded with, tho following rot
oronco to Prosldont Wilcon:
"It Is very woll for tho presldont to
break tho precedents ot a century
that ho mny head trluinphnl procos
slons in foroign capitals, sleep in tho
chambers of royalty, dlno off of gold
plntos In tho palnces of tho foroign
Caesars nnd havo his photographs
takon with kings, quooiis and prln
cosaos. But what of tho American
prlvtnto who returns to his native
shores dismissed without a dollar In
How War was- Kept Going.
Washington. Sixty days boforo
the nrmtstlco was signed, nnd
whon the situation on tho wostorn
front hnd reached a critical stage,
Marshal Foch cabled tho fuol admin
istration: "If you don't keep up your
potroleum situation wo shall loso tho
Avtir" Tlila nml nflinr ninsqnrrott from
nuiou loaders woro maao ptiDiia oy
tho Cuol administration to show how
dUvorlos ot Amerlrau gasoHno In
quantities on tho western front nlono
provontcd alterations In tho plan ot
campaign which forced the contral
powers to an armlBtlco.
Now Spring Styloa In Suits, Coats,
and Mllllnory aro being shown by tho
LEADER MERCANTILE CO.
Copper ' Minors' Wages Reduced.
Butte, Mont,, Fob. C The flvo prin
cipal mining companies of the Butlo
district today aro posting notices at
their mines announcing a reduction of
?1 lu wages beginning tomorrow.
Tho statlementi of tho Anaconda
Minlug company, tho largost bmployer
or lauor, says that commencing Febr
uary 7 the wages for regular minors
will bo $4.75; shaft miners, $5.25;
Journeymen in tho different crafts.
$5.50. Tho wago of minors has boon
?5.75 and others in proportion. Tho
now scale will apply whllo coppor
sells from 17 to under 19 conts, nnd
until lurthor notico will not bo re
duced if the coppor price should fall
below 17 conts.
Salt Lako City. Feb. C The Utah
street nnd Dowey street business mswopper company today announced a
-The most Amazing and
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY At
15 and 25c
ENID BENNETT in
"A Desert Wooing"
When she married a millionaire she thot she would have servants
galore but poor thingshe had to sweep her own house.
Extra added Attraction
Smiling BILL PARSON in
"BIRDS OF A FEATHER"
'May we all get what's coming to us!" This
toast given by Geraldine Farrar in
"THE TURN OF THE WHEEL"
The story of a beautiful young wife tight in the grip of a
blackmailing scoundrel who held her honor on
his sneering lips.
Crystal Theatre - Saturday and Monday
Wednosday for failure to cloan the
snow from the sidewulks as provided
iy ordinance. Tney anneared In nolo
court and were fined $1.00 each and
costs, tho latter taxing them $1.35.
Tho fine was, wo 'understand remitted.
For Sale Ford touring car and a
seven months- old red poll bull calf.
Phono 7S7F022 or call W. T. Leake,
Birdwood ranch. 7-4
Tho water department Is sending
mt to consumers statements showing
tho amount of water each consumer
used during tho three-month periods
from April 1, 1918, to Jnnunry 1. 1919,
tho discount allowed, tho amount paid,
tho credit balance, ami tho amount of
arrears If any. This gives tho con
sumer a complete record for the nlno
Having sold their ranch, C. V. and
W. B. Howard will on February 25th
sell their herd of Angus cattle, farm
and haying machinory, hogs, Pcrciior
on stallion nnd other property. 0-2
In anticipation of tho fifth Liberty
loan campaign to bo held probably in
April, C. F. Tomplo and J E. Sebas
tian, who conducted tho former cam
paigns, are already mapping out a
program. Thoy expect to Introduce
some now features that thoy believe
win materially aid them In securing
Lincoln county's quota, whatever it
I wish to secure a high class local
roprosentatlvo as District Suponisor
for the Natlonnl Life Insurance Com
pany, of the United States of America.
Wo aro an old lino Company, over 50
years old, writing Highest class old
lino insurance only. Top contract to
right party. Answers confidential in
all cases. Edward T. Kellher, Genoral
Agont for Nebraska, 1215-1G City Na
tional Bnnk Building, Omaha, Nebras
I yyId tfl suPerD cast lnat includes
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and a story that is internationally famous, combin
ed to make a picture that you simply can't afford to miss.
A picture based on Sir Gilbert's famous book is
bound to be good.
At KEITH Monday and Tuesday
g Comedy Nite Tonight W
aj Theatre jfj
EjfJ As a 100 percent salesman Jfj
Jj GEORGE WALSH finances jf
the war for five days in Jfj
"ON THE JUMP"
LJj and a riotous 2-re el com
ifi "The Son of a Hun'
It begins with a wedding
and ends with a battle
Don't let anything keep
uu I1UII1 WHO
reduction In wages of minors nnd mill
men approximating 75 cents n day,
Lockout in Hulldlng Trades.
Now York, Fob. 5. Virtually nil
building operations In this city woro
tied up todny by a lockout declared by
membors or the building trndco em
ployers' association, according to nn
annoiincemejit hero tonight by Wil
liam J. Bo won, of Indiannpolls,
president of tho international union
of bricklayers, masons and plasterors.
Air. Uowon, who arrived In Nfv York
today said his purposo in coming hero
wns to prevent tho lockout becoming
Censuro Secrofnry of War.
Lincoln, Feb. G. Tho Nobruska
ptato senat.) loila. again passed a res
olution introduced by Senators Neal,
Cronin, Hammond, Heed and Johnson,
condemning the action of Secrotary
of war Bakor for granting 113 con
scientious objectors In tho detention
camp at Leavenworth an honorable
dischargo from tho sorvlco, clothing
them with civilian clothes and tender
ing thom back pay, amounting In some
instances, it was claimed, to $400 and
$500. A similar resolution was passed
ln tho houso.
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"No Beer, No Work."
Nowarlt, N. J., Feb. . A "no
beer, no work," slogan was announced
Itoday by representatives of 110,000
building trades workers, who condem
ned nation-wide prohibition and voted
to ask tho Essex trndo council, com
prising many thousand union mou in
Newark and vicinity, to start a move
ment for a strike throughout tho state
July 1, whon tho temporary wartime
prohibition law becomes effectlvo. Tho
delegates favored manufacture and
salo of light wines and bfiCi
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Unification of operation of govom
ment controlled rnllroads In tho east-
' ern region resulted ln nn ostlmnted
saving of $23,248,000 during 1918, com
pared with tho annual cost ot run
nine thoso roads under private owner
ship, according to a report propnred
for tho director general of railroads
by A. II. Smith, regional director,
Hiker's Senaflg, a laxative of morlt,
sold only at tho ItEXALL STORE,
Floating saloons beyond tho throo
1 lie limit nro suggested as ono moans
combatting tho coming drouth. Just
tiling to discourago tho habit. Ohq
-up nt a bar rocking In a rough
would wreck the taste and some
V. B. nnd C. P. Howard will sell
r cattlo. hores, mules, farm
nlnory, etc., nt tholr former rnnch
mllos north of town on Fobruary
VIOUET MERSEREAU in
"THE NATDREL GIRL"
A REAL PICTURE, also
A big V two-reel comedy
'HUMBUGS AND HUSBANDS"
Mat. 2;30 Night 7:30
MARY MACLAREN in
Ida May Park's masterpiece of real
ism, a story of q hungry soul and. a
two-reel side-splitting comecly
Love, Laughter and Laugh'
HARRY MOREY in
One of Morey's best pictures and
U. S. WAR REVIEW
H, G. Fleishman
'1 o ItEXALL
Plu i'O No. 4.
Ot account of tho Sammy Girls to-
copt.on, tho danco advertised for tho
K. C . hall this ovenlng has boon callod
J. A. McMIchaol loft the early part
of this wook for a ten days' stay at
To my North Platte Friends and Patrons
I am still faithful to the old town do your shop
ping at home, but if you can't get what you want,
let me send it to you.
Square Ihroat Pump.
All Satin 9 inch Boot $14,00
F. & M. BOOT SHOP
Fornam St., at 16th Omaha
Excelsior springs, Mo.
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