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THIRTY-FIFTH YEAR. V NORTH PLATTE, r&B., JULY 29, 1919. " No. 57
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WORD AT LAST FKOM THE
LONG EXPECTED AJIll'LAXK
Seville gets $u,ooo for
sixth and locust lot
For six weeks past the people of
North Platte have been waiting for
word from the airplane which Is to
stop nt North Platte on Its trans
continental flight, but It was nbt until
Saturday that word had been received.
Information as to the plane was given
tho public in the following dispatch
which appeared In Saturday's dally
Dayton, O., July 25 Capt. Roj
N. Francis loft McCook flold at 8:08 !
o'clock this morning In a Martin
bombing plane for Now York, where
in 'a few days ho will start on a
transcontinental trip to Seattle,
Wash. Captain Francis is planning
to make only ono stop on tho trar
continental flight, that boing at;
North Platto, Neb. With him in the
Martin bomber are Liout. Peter Welch
Lieut. F. Cerrutl and Scrgt. S. B.
, That tho plane would sooner or
Inter begin Its flight has not been
tiuestloned for the reason that Lieut.
Gonklin and men, who wero sent here
tho early part of Juno to get tho land
ing grounds in readiness have re
mained. : to: :
Robbers Visit Store.
The hardware store of Dcrryberry
& Forbes was entered Friday evening
and the cash register robbed of its
contents, which was confined to small
change, the exact amount of which is
not known. Entrance was gained
through an alley door.' This Is the
thjrd time this store has been ontered
within the past two weeks. On the
former occasions goods wero taken,
but Friday night no merchandise was
taken so far as known.
Keith Neville sold his lot at tho
corner of Sixth and Locusts tho
former Dr. Dick property to Bjatt,
Goodman & Buckley for a considera
tion of fourteen thousand dollars.
Five years ago Mr. Neville bought the
property for sixty-two hundred.
While tho purchasers decline to
state for what object or for whom
tho property was purchased, it in
generally reported that the buy was
made for tho Standard Oil Company
of Nebraska, who will establish west
ern Nebraska headquarters In North
Platto, making this a general distrib
uting center, and at the same timq
establish a service station for gasoline
nnd oils. In this event the company
will erect a building covoring tho en
tire lot. This report is heightened by
tho fact that the secretary of the
company, accompanied by other of
ticors, spent Friday and Saturday In
town. Prior to buying the Neville lot,
Bratt, Goodman & Buckley made Louie
Lipshltz an offer of ?19,000 for his
building on the corner of Front and
Tup vote on the court house levy
"wan canvassed Friday evening by
County Clerk Allen, T. F. Healey andi
E. C. Baker and the result was found 1
to tie as follows: Total vote cast
2950, for the levy 1867, against the
levy 723, majority for the levy 1 144.
Imagine the surprise of the cheat
ers when they discovered another
cheater cheating them. See "Cheating
the Cheaters" and how Clara Kimball
Young does the cheating. Crystal the
Those who have been waiting for
the new beads will pleaso call in as
rmn now Hnn hna nf Inst nrrlvnrl - TT
DIXON, The Quality Jeweler.
Jim Halvas was arrested yesterday
for assaulting Bill Pappas rindwhen
arraignea jjciore juago vvooauursc
pleaded not guilty. Halvas will have
a hearing August 5th.
Sale of City Property
John Jones has purchased the Mills
property at 115 South Vino St. This
hour.e was formerly owned by Henry
Ed Hoggo nas purchased of the
Cordes estate the residence property
lng the 100 block on south Vine street.
Ed Robinson has purchased the
former Dr. Cressler residence in the
900 block on west Third.
Keith Nevillo has sold tho property
at tho corner of Fourth and Vine, oc
cupied by Albert Abel to A. M. Lock
for a consideration of $5,500.
Dr. States and States, the chiroprac
tors, have purchased the home of H.
N. Smith on east Sixth street for a
consideration of $7,600. Tho put chas
ers will take possession In the near
Temperature Readies 103
The temperature record for the
present summer was smashed Satur
day evening at six o'clock when It.
reached 103 degrees. However, the
average person did not feel tho heat
as keenly as on Friday when It regis
tered ninety-seven, or Sunday when it
was nl.ietyrslxv. This Intense1 heat of
the past week Is sapping the moisture
from the ground, yet up to Sunday corn
had not begun to show any bad effects.
L. C. McMInn, who lives south, of
Sutherland, was arraigned before
Jiidge "Woodhuf st yesterday on the
charge of assaulting his son. Ho
pleaded not guilty and will have his
hearing next Thursday.
Mrs. H. A. Brooks and children and Chas. Leynoldt. of Hershoy, was in
Tior olntnr Allrv T.nnn WAnt tn Tlnn-' town thin mornlngr nnnrntn tn Omnrf
vor Sunday for a visit with her moth-j Island where he will transact busi
er, Mrs. Louise Loan. ' ness for a day or two.
Architect Consults Commissioners.
W. F. Gernandt, an architect of
Omaha, was In conference with the
county commissioners yesterday rola
tlvo to plans for the proposed now
court housb. Mr. Gernandt drow the
plans for tho court houso at Lexing
ton and also for tho ono at Clay Con
tor, tho later costing complete with
furnlturo the sum of $275,000. He
brought with him the plans of tho
latter, but the county commissioners
Informed him that the flvo mill Jevs
for five years would not creato suffi
cient funds for so costly a building.
Tie commisBionrs wil aim to keep the
cost of tho building and the complete
furnishings insido the amount raised
by tho levy, which will bo around
$200,000. It is probnblo that Architect
Gomandt will draw ptans of a build
ing coming within tho sum Lincoln
county can raise.
Lenses Harrington Building.
C. M. Trotter returned this morning
from a trip to Cheyenne and Denver.
While In the latter city he made a
fovo year lease on the Harrington
building now occupied by Herrod, tho
grocer, which ho will uso for an auto
Miow room, still retaining tho two
rooms which ho now occupies. As
soon as tho Herrod stock Is moved to
tthe now building., a new front will bo
put in tho Harrington building, now
floors laid and other Improvements
mado. Mr. Trotter plans to have the
most attractive auto show room In
the west part of tho state.
Miss Selmnn Moves.
Miss Salman has moved her mas
sago and bath parlors from the Brod
beck building to tho building at 312
east Sixth street which she recently
purchased. Miss Seiman has remod
eled tho building In a manner best
adapted tothe needs of her work and
is much better prepared to accommo
date her patrons.
: re: :
, The Lutheran ball team defeated the
Episcopal team at tho city park last
evening by a score of twelve to two.
The Lutheran men proved to be hard
hitters, and Just about knocked Guy
Swopo, tho Episcopal plachor, out
of tho box. Johnson pitched a good
game for the Lutherans.
Martin Cato, a Mexican, was ar
raigned in tho county court yester
day on tho charge of- stealing a ring
of Chas. Emple, of Sutherland. Ho
pleaded not guilty, and his trial set
For Sale Two iron three-quarter
bedsteads,, isprings . and . mattresses,.
and other.artlclcs. 305 west Eighth
Robert Bybeo son of H. A. Bybee,
wa-jqiite severely burned yesterday
whon the toy cannon which ho at
tempted to fire exploded, burning
him about tho face and injuring his
POST OF FOREIGN WAR
' VETERANS TO BE INSTITUTED
Mustortng Officer P. W. Jowett will
bo In North Platto Saturday, August
2d, for tho purpose of mustorlng in El
mor W. Shuner Post Veterans of For
eign Wars. This meeting will be hold
at the firo station hall at 8:30 In tho
All men who have signed tho nppll-
3IUTOR TRAIN SAID TO
BE ONE DAY LATE
While uo official notlco of a change)
In tho schedulo of tho motor 'trans-1
port train, onrouto to tho Pacific
coast, has been received, tho Davis
Auto Co. received a phono mossago ,
Yesterday asking that company to bfi
ready to supply tho train with 140U.
11 , i, m , ... I
guuuus ui gasouuo on Aionuay, Aug-i
canon wni neoa taKo wim mom toiust 4th. This would Indicate that
tho hall their army discharges. All tho train Is running ono day Into. Tho '
men who lmvo scon foreign sorvlco! train Is In Omaha today and will ro
nnd dpslro to become a member of tho sumo Its westward march tomorrow.'
organization should see olther Com- This would glvo It four days to reach'
mander Leonard Robinson, Adjutant North Platto, and It Is poslblo that it!
Plina HrnaKv (119 Qtf.nmnin at.nnt . .. 1 1 1 1 -i . n.. n r ,
- ujviuiuiiu sun ruuuu mia ciiy oaiuruay
or wuiiriermasior wan a. mincnn, on
west Eighth street.
: :o: :
Nollre to Wntc-r Consumers,
When lire whistle blows for flro
wntcr consumers must shut off gprlnk
lore nt once nnd kefcp them shut off
until ono blast of the flro whistle nn.
nounces that ilio fire Is out If this
rule Is not compiled with parties dis
regarding same wil l.o fined.
This Is tho only restriction on wnt-
,or that tho city makes and It Is Im
perative that snmo bo compiled with
If tho pumps at the plant aro to fur
nish sufficient pressure to fight fires.
Last evening while going to the flro
I noticed sprlnklors running nt nearly
every houso I passed. If this was tho
caso on one street it was probably gon
eral all over the city and with 1300
sprinklers running, had last night's
flro been a serious ono, It would have
been Impossible for the pumps to
havo furnished sufficient pressure to
fight tho flro.
Kindly remember this the next time
the Are whlstlo blows and sco that
your sprinklers are shut off at once.
On tho bellof thnt tho train will bo
hero Saturday evening and remain
over Sunday, plans for tho entertain
ment of tho corps havo boon mado,
and overy courtesy passible will bo ex
tended to tho membors. Theso plnnsj
Includo a reception committee that will
moot tho train at Maxwell and escort It!
to this city. Upon arrival hero R.
D. Blrgo will look after tho
parking of tho cars hnd tho
camp grounds at tho city park and
will seo that tho buildings on tho
grounds nro elenned In tho event they
are needed. D. M. Loypoldt will ex
tend to tho men tho uso of tho swim
ming poal nt tho south rlvor bridge
and will furnish autoes to transport
tho men from Jho camp to tho swim
ming pool. Carl Simon has chargo of
a dance which will bo given complim
entary to tho convoy mombors nt tho
K. C. hall Saturday ovonlng. All tho
tlmo tho convoy is iu town tho Red
Cros3 Canteen will servo freo lunches
to tho members both during tho day as
well as during tho evening hours.
Sunday aftornon tho conyoy will bo
entertained at a ball gamo and band
concert at tho city park.
The nrrangomonts havo boon jnado
In tho ovent tho motor train remains
over Sunday. If, however, tho train
does not irn Into rnmn nvor Rtinrlnv.
In alighting tho nrocrram will hn chnntrnd tn tnint
tho hnndlo' thn cnndltlnnn.
Secretary Osterman, of tho Lincoln
The six year old son of Mrs. C. C.
Clark, who lives south of Maxwell,
foil from a second story window fun-
day afternoon nnd
was ompaled on
of a pitch fork, which penetrated
the stomach. The embedded handle Hli'iiwn.v. nnnmnnnin iihv nn nirimr
was .withdrawn, the child placed in , Wlll reach North Platto tomorrow, and
a car, to bo brought to a North Platto . jt will thon bo definitely known when
hospital for treatment but ho- died the transport train will reach this city,
while enroute here. and how ionB it Wlll remain.
Men's blue bib overalls on sale at ::ot: ,
$1.65, $1.95 and '$2.45 by Tho Leader 1 out. Ellis Barraclnuch arrived homn
Mercantile Co. jyostorday after almost a year's sorr
Thelmn Anderson, a fourtson year vice ovorseas. Ho was stationed at;
old girl, who took three different aut-' Mohun, Franco, with tho Ordnance
oraoblle3 for Joy, riding purposes and Ropn.tr Shop. j
also Issued three fraudulent checks, I Jack Dempsoy, tho champion pugl-,
hastbeon committed to' the girls' homo list, was nn cast bound pasongor on
nt f V - - .1 11, t. . 1 . . 11.1 I 11. 1 H. 11 VT (S
ui. uuiiuvu uiiu wan iiu uuvuu iu until iuu huuuuu buvuuu ui inuu iu. o ,
Institution today or tomorrow by Mrs. Sunday.
A. J. Salisbury. Mon's harvest work shirts on sale
Messages wero received yesterday at 75c 05c aD(1 $1.25, by The. Lcador
from Ping Sandall, Paul Marti and
Tom McGovern stating that they had
landed at Now York with tho Fourth
niercantuo co. i
Mr. and Mrs. John Wood camo over
from Wallaco, to look aftor business
HUNDREDS ATTEND OPENING W
OF NEW HOTEL PALACE
The Now Hotol Palaco and Cafe,
contly completed by Rlchl Ugal, and;
which 13 ono of tho best appointed ho
tels in tho west half of tho state, was
fomally opened Saturday evening and
hundreds of North Platto pcoplo and
rcsldonts of tho surrounding country
wero In attendance. On tho reception,
committee wero a dozen or'moro
North Plhtto business men and their,
ladles, and this committee received
tho callers In tho lobby of tho hotel;
Mr. Ugai standing at tho head of tho
rocolvlng lno. Tho visitors wore
taken by tho elevator to tho third
floor where they wero shown around
by other mombors of tho committeo,
thcuco to the second floor whore othor
committeo mombors presented tho la
dles with roses and tho men with cig
ars. Descending to tho ground floor
tho callers wore escorted through the .
refrigerating plant, tho bakery and the ",
kitchen, and In ending tholr tour in tho
dining room woro served with punch. '
During tho ovonlng muslo was furnlsh-
od by tho Stamp orchestra Btatloned In
This now hotol of seventy-six rooms
Is thoroughly modern in its equipment
and was orcctcd at a cost of $75,000. "
All rooms are equipped with hot and
cold water and tolephonos, a number
of the rooms havo baths attached,
and cn each floor nro public baths.'
Tho rooms aro neatly and attractively
furnished. Passongor elevator sor
vlco Is provided. Tho lobby la eplen
didly furnished, as is also tho writing
and reading room to tho rear, and
there is a largo samplo room for thov
accommodation of commercial travell
ers. Tho refrigerating plant, installed'
at a cost of $6,000, is ono of tho feat-.
lirnH. UrnffHInr. nn tt rlnna vntrltrarn.'
tlon for all needs both In tho kitchen,,1,
In the lunch room and In tho dining :
room. Tho bakory and kitchen aro
lnodolB of neatnoss and provided with
all modern accessories. Tho dining,
room Is splendidly furnished, well
lighted and cheorful, whllo tho lunch,
room Is all that could bo desired for
tho comfort of patrons.
Tho hundrods who Inspected this
now hotol hod nono but complimentary
words for its modorn oqulpmont and
bright an1 cheerful appearance and
complimented Mr. Ugal for tho enter
prise ho displayed In giving to North'
buum n tjyiuuum iiuiui.
Hor puritanical fathor had warned
her that slio would bring a curse upon
tho Breton viliago if sho continued to
And joy in living. Soo Theda Bnra in
"The Siren's Song at tho Koith .Wedr
nosday and Thursday, and soo whothor
his prediction camo truo.
Tho Lutheran Girls' Club will hold
its monthly missionary "meeting at tho
homo of Miss Thea Hansen Wednes
day ovenlngr at 8 o'clock. The lessqn
on Porto Rico and tho Virgin Islands
wlll bo given by Mm. C. F. Koch.
So That You May Know
Some of the competitors of this Agency are trying to convey to the people ot North Platte that the management of the J. E.
Sebastian Life Agency had entered the Real Estate field-exclusively and was not writing Old Line Life Insurance, or vice-versa.
This is False. If you want to know for your own satisfaction, our relations, titles, and connections, are as shown below. The J.
E Sebastian agency has already submitted considerable over $100,000 in applications to the Old Minnesota Mutual Life during July.
The full time Life staff is as follows: J. E. Sebastian, Manager; C. F. Temple, Asst. Mgr; E. W. Rincker, Field Supt; Wm.- Smith,
Special Representative; A. W. Bullard, Special Representative. The above, together with 35 local banker agents in Nebraska is why
the Agency is growing. If you want sound Life Insurance, phone or call at our offices, and mention the man you want to see.
THE H. & S. AGENCY.
J. E. Sebastian, Manager; C. F. Temple, City Property Salesman; J. C. Hollman, Attorney and Legal Dept. These are the
people of the H. & S. Agency who are helping to make North Platte a bigger and better city. Watch for the new H. 8c S.
Bulletin on August 1st. It will pay you. The Agency has also employed a live, experienced real estate man to manage the
Farm Department of the H. & S. Agency. This Department will open September 1st. If you want to sell or buy farms and
ranches see us as we expect to .render the same service in this department that we are giving in the present various departments of
the agency. When you want anything in our line tell us your wants, pick your man, use the phone. We are here for business and
if we please you tell others, if not tell us. Don't forget that we write Fire, Automobile and all other known kinds of In
surance, except accident and health insurance.
The H. &.
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PHONE RED OR BLACK 612.
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