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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 17, 1919)
NORTH PLATrE, NEB., OCTOBER 17, 1919.
NEWS IN AND AltOUNI)
THE COUJtT HOUSE
i MAYNAUO l'ASSES T1UIOUKI!
ON HIS HETUHN TM1.
It is understool tho county com
mtssloncrs will take no uctlon In ro
County Judge Woodhurst has boon
instructed by Lincoln authorities to
.... n.nil ,,1. .nrAa t l.ta f(ttne
"'i nk'f" " LIdUt B. W. Maynnrd, winner of the
sard to tho now court house until nf- criminal civil and probate cases illed i?at.11 ot tho ?"ny tni,n '.co ".U,."2
Inr tl.n fW Tnnnn-v A1,..t tl.nf .-... .,.),.. .11a. mr lllglH. wassou uirougu 1UIU1 riUUB
time they will ask architects to sub- missed, together with tho linos and y;trday forenoon on his return trip
mlt plans, thoso will bo examined, a foes. To get this data requires nu im-
Landlng In San Franclfco at 1:3(1
selection made and then bids asked monBe amount of work. This data is ! "tu,rtdn "r after making the
for tho Mlmtrlixtlnn 'Pl.lu will nnt.i t,.,! H, lnW.tln.. f t,.,-lgUt frOlU MltieOla tO P HBCO 111 111
urally consume some time; in fact, constitutional convention which meots iic'unl . . l)vom7ou.r
tho commissioners are not inclined to! in December. Tho growth of tho bust- otaps va"a, "ftn1,uo " "out
lot tho contract until tho payment of'ness in the county Judge's office is.?1'"11, ?JtJ,r,B? " tho retur"
tho 1919 taxes begin, which will bo shown by this work. In 1891 the total trip at 1:2. nicsday afternoon and.
after Uio first of May. By waiting ! number of criminal cases was forty-1 !?nt , ne nlgtht t Battle Mountain,
until then thoy will havo money from' olght, 1918 o number was ono ; ?5G "i113 oa8t'.hf startlg point,
the court houso tax" to meet tho inltinl Hundred and sevon. The fees and Ho fl- from Battlo Mountain to Sld
exponses. costs in 1891 were $700. in WIS tho ' oy Wednesday, reaching this station
OlHOS fllnd in Mm off po nf r Inrlr , tntn 1 n-no J 7RK l-''reu l
Prossor indicate a big docket for the
December term of tho district court.
Among tho cases arc about a dozen
petitions for divorce, the result of
ill-advised and unhappy marriagos
'or tho frailties of men and women.
Robert Lee Artley, of Maywood, the
well-known ball player, mo'destly ap
proached Judge Woodhurst Wednes
day and asked for a marriage license.
Tho young lady of Robert Leo's choice
is Maude M. Stewart, and sho became
his bride through a ceremony per
formed by Pastor Koch of the Luther
When North Platte
cago tonight and Mincoln tomorrow
During times in his flight Lieut.
county residents call at tho treas-1 ists were Mrs. Shriver, Mlssos Trmu
urers offlco to pay their taxes, less. Huffman and Sadlo Trovlllo and Paul
than twenty per cent of them can toll ' Harrington.
the lot-and block, or the sub-division j ::o:t
of the Bection, town and range which; Death List Is Lnrge.
thoy own. It is rather peculiar so! Up to yesterday eight men had
few know the description of their been killpd in the trans-qontinontal
property, yet it is a fact. j air race. Ono of these was a colonel,
Judge Woodhurst united in mar- three Were majors, three lieutenants
riage at noon yesterday Horace Hun-! and one sergeant. Just 'the number
gerford and Mary Emorick. both res'-, of men engaged in the race has not
idents of this city. The groom is a been 6tated, but probably in the
helper in tho Union Pacific shops. neighborhood of a hundred. TJiis
County Commissioner Springer , majtes tho death rate high.
called at tho court house yestorday; "nv V
with a woo-begono look, which with NOTICE TO WATER CONSUMERS.
mm is unusual, it developed that
A Splendid Mimical
Tlin tnimlnnl trlvnn lnaf nvntitn
the Lutheran choir, asslsod by others,' ?,myna reached a speed hut lltlo less
drew an audienco that filled the house I "'"'J -00 mns an 111,lour- , . , . 4
and those present were well illoasod 1 Tho smooth sailing which Lieut,
with the excellent manner In which Mnynard has had was interrupted
nrorrrnm -na mtnro.l Tl, yOStOrdSy fOrOtifWn WllOn llO WB8
fnrmnnpn ntt,tn,i fi,o u-nrti. of lnrni fprcecl to land his plane noar AVahoo.
vocalists, that there is a sufficient i Neb- " account of Uie breakage of
a cranui snau on nis maciuno wnuo
flying at an altitude of 3,000 feet.
Ho succeeded in landing without In
jury to himself or to his observer,
When told that air officials at Wash
ington had announced that Lieutenant
Mayntird would be permitted to con
lnue his flight if a now plane could
bo obtalnod regardless of rules of tho
contest, Sergeant Kltno said ho and
his pilot would bo ready to "hop off"
immediately if given a new machine.
number of finished singers in town to
give a rocltal that merits big audienc
es. Each number was generously ap
plauded, showing that the effort of
each participant was appreciated.
and Lincoln i Those who assisted he choir as solo
LOCAL AM) PERSONAL
TO THEATRE GOERS
. The curtain nt tonight's piny "The
TnilorOrmlo Man" nt the Keith will
go up promptly nt 8 o'clock.
"Ed" just had all his teeth extracted
.and wasn't feeling any happier than
Leon Darling, who killed Conductor
Massey last month, has not had a pre
liminjirv linnrino or fni o c i .1
If he h-i Jnri it imo tr, n. ! "inner nonce, riene give mis your from us one or our oldest contlnu
r,r nio.i,f ' ' ,, Tr. " prompt attention and olilljre. ; residents Ho came to North
TirlV; m ,V," V:3. HERSHEY S. WELCH, ; lwth the Brown family in 1872, and
n.,, ',nA , "in i "Jf" '- i 80-1 V ntcr- ConinilsSioner. .thp fall of that year attended school
ed during the term of December Dis
The Love Burglar
a picture of richcontrasts.
"The Yellow Dog Catcher."
i II) I M I Mill I I HI Wl Ml Ml II' Mil r
Crystal Theatre, Saturday and Monday.
"The City ol Comrades'9
The rise of a self made failure. A man may be down but he's
Two-part comedy "CHASING HER FUTURE."
Old Timers Leave Town
Mr. and Jlrs. M. H. Douglas left
last evening for Portland, Ore., where
There are fust four more dnys In thoy will make their future home. On
which to pay your witer rent and get account of Mr. Douglas' condition, a
your discount. No discount will lie permit to ride on tho second section
allowed after Oct. 20th.. -Ill parties of train No. 1 was granted, thus avoid
wl hnve not pnld by that time will , ing delays and stopovers.
ho subject to being shut off without Tho leaving of Mr. Douglas takes
;o:: ; the. log building which stood nt tho
i At a meeting of the Public Welfare , corner of Dewey and Fifth, with Mrs.
Board Tuesday evening plans were . Sohter as his teacher.
formed for a membership campaign, r When Mr. Douglas was still a boy,
It was decided to "hold a supper- aU he entered the emplay of the Union
which the purposes of the-welfare as-'.iPaclfic and had been on the pay-roll
I tocYition will be explained. Mrs, j for forty-three years, when stricken
I Chns. Bogue was appointed chairman' several months ago with paralysis.
of a committee to arrange' for tho "Bob" Douglas was a genial fellow,
supper, the date of which will be an- immensely popular with everybody,
nounced later. ' Mrs. Douglas had also been a resident
A big new assortmeno of Styles in of tho city for many years, a splendid
cloth coats for ladles just arrived; woman who was prominent In social,
extra good material In the plain, also church and charitable work, and one
the fur collared garments. E. T. Tramp wll WH1 be keenly missed by every
& Sons. (acquaintance.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Yates went to' ::o::
Sutherland yesterday to - visit Art The Travel and Study club will
Yates, who recently returned from toeet with Mrs. May Walker Monday
Omaha where ho submitted to an evening.
operation. ' i Sioux Lookout Chapter of tho D. A.
The' Lutheran ladles of, the First R- will hold a colonial party at tho
and Second wards will hold an ex-'Odd Felloes' hall October 27th.
change at the Derryberry & Forbes Tho subject of sermon at tho Pros
store tomorrow. j byterian church for 11 a. m. "A
For Salo-Tho Donegan house at 20S Falthful Church Rewardodf.. am, nt s
south Sycamore Street, Phone Red p m- ..Qut of Tlme Sundny 8choo,
ll"7. TJtt nt If! n 111 I.nt nilV dnrrm l.r.
, one In bin tllnci finnil mnaln
w. .... V. J . . I U . A WUt ... (lltli ,,lilVll
H. II. N'owman wont to Lincoln this
morning called there by tho serious
illness of his undo.
Curing tlannsls on sale tit Tho
Leader Moroantllo Co. at 22&, 26,
27V4c Mid up.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Honilrji went to
Gothenburg this morning to attond
the harvogt festival nud home com
ing to the soldlor boys.
The Peters shoes nro sold exclusive
ly in North Platto by The Leador Mor
Mrs. A. F. Strcltz will entortnln at
a luncheon today complimentary to
Mrs. Uakor, ot Detroit, who Is tin
guc8t of her. daughter Mm. Blanche
'For Bent Furnished room in mod
ern homo. Lady preferred. Board if
desired. Phono Bod 913. 80-3
The J, E. Sebastian Agency will en
tertain certain officials of tho Minne
sota Life Insurance Co., Its salesmen
aud a few. friends at a luncheon at tho
IT. P. dining room tomorrow.
Silk Georgetto and cropo do chine
bloust's and .waists, a new lot on sale
by Tho Leader Morcantilo Co.
The Catholic Girls' Club met Wed
nesday evening at the homo of Mrs.
Harold Blalock. Tho evening wns do
voted to cards, Miss Ethel Fryo cap
turing ilrst prizo and Miss Betty
Roache winning the second.
A civil service examination for
clerk in the local po3toffice will bo
held November Sth. The examination
will be- held at the postofflco. Pref
erence will bo given to honorably
Wo will bo pleased to mount your
llamond in a white gold 14 IC mounting.
Clinton, tho Jeweler.
10 discount for cash on all lots
sold In II. & S. Addition Annex Oct.
- Mr. and Mra. Allon, who had been
making this city their headauartcrf
for several months, loft today for
their homo in Lincoln by auto. Tho.v
w$e occompanlod by their daughter
Platinum and diamond dinner rings
9100, ?200, ?300, ?400 and $500, flno
selections. C. M. Austin, Jowelor.
. Fireman Rodgors, while taking wat
er at Willow Island early yestorday
morning slipped from tho tank and
(ell to the ground severely injuring
his back. He was brought homo on
tmjft No. 13 and attended by Dr
Blankets, the best, The Lender
The J. F. F. F. club met Wednesday
evening at tho homo of Misses Eliza
both and Helen Brodbeck. The evening
was given over to business and the
completion of the details of orgnnlza
tion after which a delightful lunch
Short length coats in the plushes for
misses and ladies in a big range ot
stylos and prices. E. T. Tramp &
The Sammy Girls are planning for
what Is believed will bo a very pleas
ant dancing party next Monday night
for the aviators who are stationed
hero. Tho Sammy Girls nro noted for
the completeness with which thoy
perfect their arrangements for their
varied entertainments and tho mem
bers of tho air crow can confidently
anticipate a pleasant ovonlng.
SFAYOlt STHKITZ Kl'.LKIVUS
LETT tilt BY All! tjKltVlCK
Tho first lottor to reach North
lntto by aorlal delivery was recoived
oitorday morning by Mayor Streltz,
to whom It was delivered by ono of
tho pilots participating In tho trans
continental night. Tho lottor, which
is published bolow, was accepted at
Washington October 7th for '-iiorlal
dollvory to - Now York and Uhcnco
handed for its North Platto dollvory
to tho pilot on a trnns'contlnontnl
plane. This is tho lotter:
"U. S. Sonato Chamber,
Washington. D. C. Oct. Gth.
Hon. A. F. Slroltz, Mayor of North
Pormlt mo to extend greotlngH to
ou and tho other cltlzons of North
latto, through Uio kindness of tho
bravo men who aro travorsing thp
continent by an unexplored and haz
ardous route, with a view to encour
aging tho dovolopniont of an enter
prise so promising for futuro benefits.
With kindest regards, I am
G. W. NORMS'
(U. S. Sonaton)
Manufacturer's samnlo room mod-
ols of all tho latest styles in womon's
coats anil suits; somo over 300 to so
loct from at a saving of 20 to 40 por
cont on nny garment you may select.
no Leader Mercantile Co.
On account of tho musical last ov
onlng tho Elks' dancing party waR
gam postponed without announce
ment of date.
I'alntlnir and Pancr Ilnnirlinr. If.
IL Lnndexnf. Phono IHnclc 570.
'I lUt.,t ,., !..,,... . ....1 ,. !.!.
I mivi uuuui i;ai ui JJl lliCS UUlUVi
tho today's prices. We lit them nil.
) men, women and children. The Lead-
1 or Mercantile Co.
GUARANTEED NOT TO BREAK
Ladies' Silk Hose
Saturdays, October 18th.
We will place on sale for Saturday only several dozen Ladies1 Silk
Hose. These Hose are seconds slightly imperfect but the same
quality as our regular stock and at the saving in price are sure to
go out quickly.
Colors Black, Brown, Navy and White.
Come early or you will be disappointed in getting the colors and
size you want.
WILCOX DEPARTMENT STORE.
"One Thing A Time
TEXAS GUI NAN
The Big Little Person
2 reel comedy.
MAE MAC FARNEN
"Elmo The Mighty"
CITV AND COUNTY NKWS.
Mrs. J. H. Smith roturnod to hor
homo In Choyenno yostordny after a
visit with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Qulnh.
T. It. Green, who has been in art
Ohaha honpttal for a month, recov
ering from an operation,. l expected
homo in a day or two.
Tho Brunswick hasn't a soul, bill
It HAS tho- most owndcrftil and nat
ural toW of any phonograph on ilio
market. Come In nnd hear It. Let
your car bo your Judgo. Walkor Mu-,
sic Co. .
Sovoral cars of potatoos havo been
ordered by Hershoy merchants,'
which is ovldenco ot tho shortngo of
tho crop in Lincoln county. Tho po
tatoes ordered will bo rotniled nt
about $1.75 por bushel.
Full slzo bod blankets on sale at
Tho Leader Morcantilo Co.'s. at $2.15,
$2.95, $3.45 and up. "Wool nap blan
kots nt $4.45, $4.95, $5.45' and up. Our
advlco Is buy cnrly.
Tho Entro Nous club was enter
tained Wednesday afternoon by Mrs.
R. L. Hosford. Cards were tho enter
taining feature, tho first prize going
to Mrs. John Wolbnch, tho second to
Mrs. H. A. Lawhead and tho guest
prlzo to Mrs. A. E. Huntington. En
joyable refreshments wero served. -
Manufacturer's samplo room mod
els of oil tho latest stylos In womonla
coats and suits; somo over 300 to so
loct from at a saving of 20 to 40 per
cont on nny garment you solect at
The Leader. Mercantile Co.'p.
Just recoived, 10.000 gallons, of
Supor Gas, testing 09 per cont. Only
30c por gallon. Makes starting easy.
J. S. DaviB Auto Co.
A thrilling spectacular story
of racing life with splashes of ;
comedy. Bigger, better with
more punch than the original.
Wednesday & Thursday,
, October 22-23.
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