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THE MYSTERY MAINS
By AGNES Q. DROGAN.
(Copyright, 1919, WoHtttrn Newnpaper Union)
Laurel went up the unfrequented
pnth, 11 look of expectancy upon her
lovoly, eager face. To her the tangled
wny whs as a broad and open rond,
for alio had lived mid grown In the
mountain; Its dense solitudes tier play
(.round, each rough nioiintulnoer her
Laurel's gentle mother lind been un
ublo long to copo with the hard life
to which her young husband brought
horsho had loft her "little mountain
flower," ns she called the girl, to his
care, and, now, for ninny years Laurel
lind been alone.
Untaught she grow, her only books
tho ones nature gave her. Vol Laurel
was happy, confident In the euro of
her kind neighbors, keeping house In
the little cottngo of her parents. Dave,
tho roughest and kindest of the men
her father hnd known, guided In a
careful wny Laurel's speech. Dnve, In
times pnst had known education. It
was ho who taught Laurel the rudi
ments of reading.
Laurel was unafraid of wild things.
There were birds which learned to an
swer her call, squirrels which enmo to
feed from her hand. Hut this dog, this
fierce threatening creature was tho
conquest Lnurel's spirit craved.
Tho men of the Isolated section were
handed together in friendliness, but
this wus no place for an Interloper.
Lnurel caught her breath at a sound
In tho thicket near by, then low and
crooning she gave n call. It was the
dog, ns she had thought. Ills fierce
Jaws protruded, then swiftly, noise
lessly he enmo fawning to her feet.
Laurel bent with a glad cry, her
hands caressing him. For days she
had awaited this surrender. Her pa
tience hud been long. Suddenly the
dog withdrew from her caress. Im
peratively he sounded a bark of dis
tress. Coaxlngly ho ran before, only to re
turn, eloquently begging tho girl to
follow. Quickly. Laurel obeyed. On
through brambles that cut her face,
on to tho door of n small hidden tent.
Then, still on, through tho open (lap
to the side of a man reclining on a
Tho man put out his hand to the
"Good Cnp." ho said, "you managed
to bring me aid."
Smiling he turned to the girl.
"I'vo been n prisoner In my own
tent," ho told her, "Hot my leg caught
In somo confounded trap. Then broke
It, trying to get away."
Laurel was nil sympathy, strange
ness, astonishment forgotten.
"Oh J!' she murmured, "you must
hnvo suffered and you'vo been lying
"For nearly two days," tho man re
plied. I'm pretty weak," ho said, and
Lnurel liked his smile. She lllto his
soft voice thnt was so different from
tho men's voices that she had known.
"First, I will get food for you," she
suggested shyly, and went at his di
rection In search of It.
Every morning thereafter, Laurel
ran, nil nglow, up the mountain path.
Tho stranger had need of her, and
service was Laurel's only creel.
Sho must not betray iln presence,
ho told her, bis" dark eyes beseeching,
ho wished It to be kept unknown.
Sometime she would learn why. lhit
now now he loaned her books and
magazines with pictures of beautiful
women In a wonder of which Laurel
know nothing. Sho spelled out the
books until far Into the night. She
dreamed dreams and kept tho secret.
It was Dave who enmo upon tho
girl one day with thu dog at her aide,
Intent upon her happy errand of
"Whoso dog?" he questioned, nnd
when she refused to answer, Dave
bided his time and secretly following,
came upon her at tho very tent door.
. "We'll see," ho said angrily, "what
It Is you're hiding from your guard
ians," And Dave saw.
Tho man lay white and calm be
neath tho tirade of tho mountaineer's
accusing tongue. 1
"So you uro tho mystery mnn we've
been hunting," ho raged, "hiding away
like a cur for the crime you'vo done.
Mny bo you thought wo wouldn't get
word of it in this Iono corner, but we
did, and we've been laying low."
Tho man on the cot turned to tho
"Lnurel," he asked, "do yon believe
nne to bo tho mnn ho thinks me?"
'Uie girl came closer.
Mystery man," she replied, "nil
the .world could not make mo believe
jnnythmg of you that Is not right and
true. My henrt knows."
"lle'6 n thief," Dave stormed.
"lie's -Uie lionest man that I lovo,"
Djivo Jumped to his feot.
"You've dared make love to horl"
Tho man drew from his ninttreiH a
'budget of papers.
"They may explain my reason here,"
Iho said. And when Dave looked up
from tho papers his face had changed
i "So you nro on the trail of that slip
pery one," ho muttered. "You, a fed
eral detective 1 I'm sorry, I thought"
"That," the man replied, "concerns
mo little. H Is what Laurel thought
that mattorod. She had promised to
go bnck to tho worhl with mo as my
"And I ni going with you, Mystery
Una," said Laurel.
"gORN OF FIRE AND BLOOD" !
Officer Tells of Circumstances Under
Which Colonel McCrea Wrote
"In Flanders Fields."
'In Flanders FluhN," to quote the
words of Major General Morrison, who
commanded tho brigade to which Lieu
tenant Colonel McCrea was attached
at the time, "was literally born of
fire nnd blood during the hottest
jHmse of the second buttle of Ypret.
"My headquarters were In n tronefi
on the top of the bank of the Ypres
canal; and John had his dreeing tu
Hon In a hole dug In' thu foot of the
bank. During periods of the hnttlv
men who were shot actually rolled
down the bank Into his dressing sta
tion. Along from us a few hundred
yards was the headquarters of a regi
ment, and mnny times during the 1(1
days of the battle, he mid I watched
them burying their dead whenever
there was n lull. Thus the crosses,
row on row, grew Into u good-sized
".Inst as ho describes, we often
heard the larks singing high In the air,
between the crush of the shell and tho
reports of the guns in the battery Just
beside us. I have a letter from him
In which ho mentions having written"
the poem to pass away the time be
tween the arrival of hatches of
wounded, and partly ns an experiment
with several varieties of poetic
The unit with which MeCriio served
was the most advanced of all the al
lies' guns by a good deal, except one
French battery, which stayed In a
position yet more ndvanced for two
days, and then had to be taken out.
MANY SEEK COVETED TITLE
Thousands of Young Chinamen Un
dergo Severe Examination In Hope
of Becoming Mandarins.
Though Chinese education Is grad
ually undergoing change, candidates
for the title of mandarin still gather
at three-year Intervals In Chinese cit
ies, nnd the examiners sit In their
robes of state under their umbrellas
and conduct the examinations.
Many of the younger generation
nowadays have imbibed a western Idea
of education; but many still begin with
tiie lioolt of Three Characters, the
Hook of a Hundred Families and tho
Hook of a Thousand Words, and pur
sue an educational system thnt Is held
to be more than 30 centuries old, to
the ultimate triumph of becoming man
darins and enjoying the ceremonial
honors, distinctive costume and an In
dividual reputation for wisdom and
learning, that go with the title. The
examination consists In tho writing of
philosophical and political essays, ex
position of the savings of Confucius.
commenting on Chinese texts and the
composition- of sentences nnd maxims
In prose and verse. .
Tho number of candidates ut such
examinations still counts up Into the
thousands. Sometimes their failures,
one might say, In the phrase with
which western editors return ambi
tious contributions, have been "due to
no lack of merit." for the number of
vacancies to be filled at any one time
In the list of mandarins Is very small
compared with the number of candi
dates. Christian Science Monitor.
Ponds Like Pools of Ink.
In cross-country flying, clear, quies
cent ponds of water are usually the
darkest areas In the landscape. Often
they appear like pools of Ink and their
relative brightness Is much less than
that of black velvet. This Is easily
explained. The water Is perfectly
clear and the bottom Is black and
porous. Little or no light Is rellected
except from the surface.
Incidentally a pond of this type pro
vides the best mirror In the landscape,
for Its background Is almost perfectly
dark, which Is not the case for turbid
water. If one watches very carefully
he can detect the Image of the air
plane rellected In tho water without
dllllculty at L',000 or .1,000 feot. This
gives a true vertical line which may
be of use on some occasions. At least
observation of this Image gives a rec
ord of the horizontal speed regardless
of other movements of the airplane.
M. Lueklesh In the Sclentlllc Amer
ican. Harvest and Hunter's Moon.
Tho full moon nearest the autumnal
equinox (September '."J) Is known as
the "harvest moon." Owing to the oc
currence of minimum retardation In
the time or rising at that period, this
moon rises at nearly the same time on
several successive nights. It rlxei
early and gives tho husbandmen who
have been playing golf all day an op
portunity to gather their crops, hence
Its name. The "hunter's moon" Is the
moon following the "harvest moon."
The occasion for Its name Is obvious,
it occurs at the season of the year
when the country youth, the harvest
having been gathered, slings his gun
over his shoulder and wanders
through the Woods In search of the
gray squirrel and other larger game.
Young Lawyei If your honor
pleases, we will show that appellate
courts have decided on similar plead
ings that wherein plaintiff's witness
hnd appeared with evidence after hav
ing been subpoenaed duces tecum
Ills Honor (accustomed to hearing
gamblers In police court) Walt a
minute there. You say, "deuce take
em." Well, this court deehlodly will
no admit "douwn take 'em." (Intr
ally speak!it t lvjs 1ms been hel'J
Uint ue heat 'am.
By MILDRED WHITE.
(Copyright, 1919, Western Newspaper Union)
The leaves blew In crackling henps
across the wind-swept verandn ns the
man hurrying to escape hd October
shower ascended tho steps. To nil np
peaninces the old house was vacnnt;
darkly nnwelcomo the windows con
fronted him, nnd there was no re
sponse to his ring.
The stranger lingered ns though
loath to leavo. then went slowly
around the garden path. At tho lower
end of the bouse a light rewarded him.
It shone from n curtained window, and
tho man went unhesltutlngly to n side
door set In a vine-covered porch.
As he raised his hnnd to the old
fnshloned door bell, he paused, struck
by a comfortable home-like picture.
Inside, a womnn was seated In the
glow of n rose-colored Inmp. Her face
was bent over the crimson wool she
was knitting, nnd her Silvery hair In
curling tendrils touched her pink
cheeks. There was something singu
larly youthful about that bent head,
notwithstanding the whiteness of its
soft colled hair. Though told winds
shook the porch, the woman Inside was
clothed in dnlnty white. And present
ly, ns though Instinctively aware of a
witching eye, she raised her fnco In
the Inmp light, while the mnn outside
cnught his breath, as one who had seen
a vision. ,
Then no longer hesitant, his sum
mons pealed through the rooms. The
woman, arising, stood startled by the
table; as sho uttered n word, a grent
dog came from beneath It. aggressively
speaking protection. The animal, pre
ceding her to the door, she opened It,
awnlllng the stranger's mission.
The sound of his volco was pleasing
"I found no one at home In tho front
of tho house," he said, "and so came
around here to beg for shelter. I am
overtaken on a dnrk road In the storm.
May I nsk tho liberty of running my
car Into the barn nnd, If possible, ac
commodation for myself over night.
Twice I hnve found accommodation,"
he hnstenod to add at her stare of
nstonlshment, "In this snme house."
"I see." The woman's voice sound
ed sweet In his enrs.
"But you misunderstand. That was
In the grcnt part of the houso which
Is separated from my smnll wing. I
live here nlono. My neighbors have
gone away for the evening but will re
Sho considered a moment, bcr linnd
on the dog's head, the wind tearing
around the corner tossed wet leaves
against their faces.
"You are welcome to wait In my sit
ting room until they return," she said
"It may help you pass tho time, Mr.
Cole," she said. Hut the man took a
chair opposite her own, regnrdlng her
"I would like," ho snld, "to tell you
of one evening In my life which this
She looked nt him with n quick, In
viting smile, then Into her blue eyes
enmo a wondering, retrospective light.
"It wns on Just such an evening
years ago," tho mnn went on. "thnt I
lost my way In this same road, and
begged for shelter for the night at tho
same house. An elderly couple wel
comed me hospitably, nnd by their fire
side, In a room like this, wo sat and
tnlked of many things. They .were In
terested In all that I could tell, while
nearby, her lingers busy with embroi
dery, but her beautiful eyes often up
raised to mine, sat a young girl." Tho
man paused. "There seems nothing
more to tell about her than that," ho
said musingly, "but her very presence
there, her personality, appealed to me
as no woman over hnd appealed be
fore. "It was she who bade me good night,
passing nt last up the high stairway
with but one bnckwnrd glanco to soften
my disappointment. I wns obliged to
leavo very early tho next morning.
Back In my city homo I realized In
nstonlshment thnt I had not learned
the nnmo of my protectors or more
nbout tho young girl thnn that they
called her 'Le. Dlscournglug this
finality, to nn nrdent heart which
would hnvo confided Its affection to
paper, seeking tho faint hope of a re
ply. The girl's unforgettable face
haunted me for a'year. Then a second
time I went bnck to the lonely rond
nnd sought shelter. Strangers opened
tho door of tho house, strangers took
me In. The old MncGregors were dead
'"Their daughter?' I asked breath
lessly. "'Dead nlso.' they replied.
"It wns as though my future had
ended suddenly boforo Its beginning.
Yet In my heart 'Le' still lived. Ono
evening had made for me her person
ality a deathless thing. Always I saw
her, silent, sweet, appealing."
The man arose, his face was white
"Tonight." he snld. "I came agnln."
The woman arose also. Sho spoke
"I remember It all," sho said. "I
was visiting grandmother and grand
fathor then. There was something
about yon thnt one did not forget;
your glad frankness, perhnps yourself.
I am Leonle. When my grandparents
died they left to mo this home. I rent
tho hlggor half, and try to make my
own little homo hero."
In the rosy lamp light lie two stood
and looked Into otivh other's rni-n.
1 Hofore them euittil to stretch n fu
ture ns roco-colored nnd ns bright.
One Hall Block North of Postofiice.
A modern Institution for the
cientiflc trentmfot of medical,
surgical nnd confinement cHHes.
Completely equipped X-Uay
und diagnostic laboratories
Geo. B. Dent M. D. ' V. Lucas, M. D.
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You May Think
a grouch but if you will
come to him Cor Drug
Store needs, you will soon
discover he isn't and that
he doesn't rob you on
Office Phono 340 Res. Phone 1237
Bolton Bldg. North Platte, Nob
Phono for Appolntmontt.
JOHN S. SIMMS. 31. D.
Special Attention Given to
McDonnld Bank Building
Office I'liono 83 Residence 88
GEO. B. DENT,
Phsylclan and Surgeon.
Special Attention Given to Surgery
Officer: Building & Loan Building
Phones: Office 130, Resldonce 116
Calls Promptly Answered Night or Baj
Phone Office CIS Residence G7C
DOCTOR D. T. QUIGLET
Practice Limited to
Surgery and Itndio.ni Therapj
728 City NaUouaJ Bank Building.
ALBKRT A. LANE,
Hooni'i 1 and 2 Belfon Building
North Platte, Nebraska
DR. L. J. KRAUSE, DENTIST
McDonald Bank Bldy.
DERRYBERRY & FORBES,
Undertakers and Funeral Directors
Day phone 41
Night phono Black CSS
T. F. Laughlln and Estolle Gibsou,
Jamoa Gibson, Rachol A. Staloy, Rosa
Connor, and Robort Staloy, heirs at
law of John Staley, deceased, and Cecil
Touoll, National Flro Insurance Com
pany, The South Half of tho South
West Quartor of Section 32, In Town
ship 11, North of Rango 32, In Lincoln
County, Nobraska, and all persons
clnlmlng any interest of any kind In
said real ostato or any part thereof,
will take notice that on tho 2Sth day
of June. 1910. W. T. Gulhor as plaintiff
Hied his petition In tho District Court,
of Lincoln County, Nebraska, the ob
ject and prayer of which nro to foro
closo a certain mortgngo deed alleged
to havo boon executed nnd dollvorod by
tho (lofondants, w. T. Ervin and Win
nie Ervln to T. F. Laughlln May 9th.
1910. and thereby convoying to snld
Laughlln tho South Half of tho South
west Quartor of Section 32 In Town
ship 11. North of Rnngo 32,-W. Cth P.
M., In Lincoln County, Nebraska.
That on October Gth, 1919. the said
W. T. Ervln nnd Winnie Ervin de
fendants filed their answer and cross
petition In said action, tho object and
prayer of which aro to clear title to
said lands of certain clouds thereon
and to quiet nnd confirm such tltlo in
tho said W. T. Ervln and to oxcludo
oach and all of said defendants, and
all persons clnlmlng any Interest of
any kind In snld roal ostato or any
part thereof, from any right, titlo or
claim against said promises.
You nro required to answer said
cross petition on or boforo the 22d
day of Decomber, 1919.
Dated Novombor 10th. 1919.
W. T. ERVIN and WINNIE ERVIN.
By IIOAOLAND & HOAOLAND and
E. E. CARR. Their Attorneys. nlldS
DKS. STATES & STATES
), (!, 7 Building & Loan Building.
Offlco Phono 70. Res. Phone 1242
THE TWINEM HOSPITAL,
100S WEST FOURTH STREET,
North Platte, Nebr.
For tho treatment of Medical, Surgical
and Obstetrical Cases. A place
where the sick are cared for so as to
bring about normal conditions In the
easiost, most natural ana sciemmc
Phone lit). North Platte, Neb,
Notice to Non.Itestilent Defendants.
Oscar L. Llvlngstono and tho EV4 of
tho SWi and Lots C and 7, Section fi,
Township 12, Range 30. Lincoln coun
ty, Nobraska, and all persons claiming
any interest oi any kuki in sam real
estate or nnv rmrt. Hinrnnf. will linm-
by take notlco that Robort E. Ander
son, tilnlntiff in an notion whnrnln the
said Robert E. Anderson Is plaintiff
and you and each of you are defend
ants, filed his mntltion in thn dlstrle.t
court of Lincoln coounty, Nebraska,
on, tho Cth day of October, 1919, tho
object and prayer of which said potl-
Hn 1u in ntltnt nl n ( tl I ff ' a HMrt It. n twl
to the EV, of the SWV. and Lots fi nnd
7, Section C, Township 12, Range 30,
Lincoln county, Nebraska.
Plaintiff further seeks in said action
tr nnlnt lils tltlo ntmtnct n nnrtntn
mortgage executed by John Klemnn,
single, to Margaret Livingston which
mortgage is recorucu in uook is, page
2'Jb, of the mortgage records of Lin
coin county, Nebraska, and which
inortKnco Is dated Aucust 17. 1893.
Plaintiff alleges In his petition that
said mortgage has been paid, and that
tno same nas oeon barred by tno
statutes of limitation of tho state of
Nebraska; that he and his grantors
have boon In tho absolute, onen. ex
clusive, continuous and adverse pos
session of said land for moro than
ten years and that the iplaintlff has a
new and absolute tttlo to said real es
tate, and that the defendants have no
right, titlo or interest of any kind In
ana to saw real estate.
You are renulrnd to answer sntd
petition on or boforo tho 22d dny of
December, 1919, or judgment will be
taken acainst vou bv default.
ROBERT E. ANDERSON, Plaintiff,
By Halllgan, Beatty & Ilalllgan. his
Notice to Non-Resident Defendants.
Mead State Bank, a corporation,
Wllber A. Brothwell, Phoenix Invest
ment Company, a foreign corporation
organized under tlie laws of tho state
of Colorado, and tho SW4 of Section
C. Townshln 10. Rnneo 33. Llnnoln
county, Nebraska, and all persons
claiming any interest or any kind In
said real estate or nnv nnrt tbornnf.
defendants, will hereby take notlco
that on tho Gth day of November, 1919,
A. H. Stevens, plaintiff, filed his peti
tion III the district e.nnrt nf l.inrnln
county, Nebraska, In an action where
tno saiu a. h. Stevens is iplaintlff and
you, and each of you, aro defendants,
tho object nnd prayer of which peti
tion Is to quiet tho plaintiff's title In
and to tho SWVl of Section G, Town
shln 10. Ranco 33. Lincoln noun t. v.
Nebraska, against the claims and de
mands of oncii of the defendants to
said action In said real estate.
Plaintiff alleges In his petition that
.tho defendant. Mend State Bank, a
corporation, Wilbcr A. Brothwell nnd
Phoenix Investment Company, a for
eign corporation, claims some" right,
tltlo or interest in and to said real
estate by virtue of a mortgage exe
cuted by Stephen A. Albro and wife
to Mead State Bank on Decomber 24.
1889, which mortgago Is duly recorded
In Book 5, ipage 298, reh0 estate rec
ords of Lincoln county. Nebraska, tho
said Mead State Bank claiming to
own somo Interest In said mortgage,
and tho said Wilber A. Bothwell
claiming to own some interest in said
mortgago as assignee thereof from
said bank and as purchaser of said
premises under a foroclosuro of said
mortgage, and Phoenix Investment
Company claiming to own somo in
terest in said real estate by virtue of
being tho owner of somo of tho notes
secured by said mortgage
PlnltlMff nllntrnc liot nn .1
- - v-o-o .uiu diwu iuui i(,uj,o
and the indebtedness socured thoreby
lmvn linnn no M U. . . 1. .. i
havo boon nald. that thn
barred by tho statutes of limitations
of tho State of Nebraska.. Hi
tiff has been In tho open, notorious
mi uao uuuii in mo open, notorious,
oxelnnlvn nnntlmimie l.notiln .!..
, .j, .tuouiu, nuiui.iu
possesslon of said real estate for moro
than ton years, and that ho therefore
Hon linvn nr. r-trrUt till l-i x
: . . . " " ' miuresi or
ntlV lMn.l In r. n 1.1 1 , .
....... . lKUl uhuiui, naving
linn 11 linw.n1 tl,nnArHn . . . I
been barred therefrom III Cinlrl nsl
verso possession and tho statute of
limitations of tho stato of Nebraska.
nm uiu juuuiren to answer said po-
tltton on or before' tho 22d day of
Tlnnnmlvnr. 1 (11 n
l ou aro required to answer said po
A. II. SIEVF.vs Pio!nn-
By Halllgan. Beatty & Halllgan, his
Sheriffs Snle of Perlsnble Goods.
Notice Is hereby given that bv virtue
nt o ,ii . . ."llU0
iiiuicmneni issued by tho'tntn wiiii. i. nam BB"
Cnnnt.v .Tun nt t i 1 r, 27.1.. ' . V110, whlch has been set for lmnrinr.
County Judge of Lincoln County, in a
suit pending wherein Tho Leypoldt &
Pennington Co., a corporation, is plain
tiff nnd A. A. Prultt, real namo un
known, is dofondant, and to mo di
rected, I have levied upon ono car of
potatoos as tho proporty of A. A
Prultt; and whereas said goods have
boon considered of a perlshnblo nas
iiiro aim an order of salo having is
sued from said County Court of Lin
coln County, Nebraska, nnd to mo di
rected, I will on tho 22d day of Novom
bor nt tho hour of 10 a. ni. at building
known as Tho Lamb Wnro Houso on
Lots 1 nnd 2. Block S4 or Original
City olf North Platte, sell at public
auction to tho highest blddor for cash
30., SO pounds of potatoes, taken un
der said attachment, ordered sold, ns
the proporty of A. A. Prultt.
Dated this 8th day of Novombor.
- A- SALISBURY,
T. S. BLANKENBURG,
Office with B. M. Reynolds, Architect,
Apt. 1 Reynolds Terrace.
Phone Black HOC.
To William E. Plckons and tho
heirs, dcvlsoos, legatees and personal
representatives of said William E.
Plckons, and nil persons Interested In
tho estate of said William E. Pickens,
You and each of you will take notice
that A. Bollo Swarthout as plaintlif
has filed her cortaln petition In the
District Court of Lincoln County, No
braska, and ooject and prayer
of which aro to partition the
following described lands sltdato In
Lincoln County, Nebraska, to-wlt:
Lots Fivo (5) and Six (G), Block One
hundred and eighty-six (18G) of the
original town of tho city of North
Platte, part of Lot Threo (3), Union
Pacific Railroad plat lying south of
Lots Fivo (5) and Six (G),. Block Ono
hundred eighty-six (18G) In tho City of
North Platte, the north forty-four feet
of Lots Ono (1) and Two (2), Block
Ono hundred seventeen (117) of tho
original town of tho city of North
Platte, all of Lot Three (3), Block Ono
hundred twenty-seven (127) of tho
original town of tho city of North
Platto, West twonty-two feot of Lot
Threo (3), Block One hundred four
(104) of tho original town of tho city of
North Platto, part of Lot Six (G),
Block Ono hundred four (104) of the
original town of tho city of North
Platte, Nebraska, described as follows:
Beginning at the northeast corner of
said lot, thence 132 feet In a southerly
direction along tho east side of said
lot to the southeast corner thereof,
thence GG feet in a westerly direction
along the south lino of said lot to the
southwest corner thereof, thence 82
feet In a northerly direction along the
west lino of said lot, thence east 3
feet, thence 15 feet in a northerly
direction on a lino parallel with tho
west lino of said lot, thence east 3
feet, thence 35 feet In a northerly di
rection on a line parallel with the
west line of said lot to the north line
of said lot, thence east CO feet to tho
placo of beginning; all of blocks Ono
(1) and Two (2) In Thomson's Sub
division of a part of Lot 4 of Section 4,
Township 13, North of Range 30, west
f tho Gth P. M. of the original town of
tho City of North Platte, Nebraska.
And the following described lands sit
uate In Dawson County, Nebraska, to
wit: Lots Ono (1), Two (2) and Three
(3) In Block Flfty-slx (56) of tho orig
inal town of the city of Lexington, all
of Block Ton (10) in C. L. Ervin's Ad
dition to tho city of Lexington, and a
part of Block Seventeen (17). Mw.
Coil's Addition to the city of Lexing
ton, iNebraska, described as follows.
Commencing 100 feet west of tho
northeast corner of said bloelr 17
thence south parallel with the east, lino
oi saiu uiock 150 feot, thence west
parallol with tho north line of said
Block 100 feet, thenco north parallel
with tho west line of said block 1.10
feot, thence east to the place of be
ginning. And to confirm title In nnrt
to all of said lands in the following
suurus ana proportions to-wlt: In
tho plaintiff an undivided eleven
twelfths (11-121 internal In nil nf onl.i
describedl ands and in the defendants
or sucn or them as may bo entitled
thereto an undvldetl on-twelfth (1-12)
nterest and for such other nnrt fnrHior i
relief as is just and equitable.
xou and each of you will make ans
wer to said petition on or beforo the
8th dny of December. 1
defaults will be taken and judgment
entered against you as in said petition
Dated October 28, 1919.
A. BELLE SWATiTTTnTTT Titfl
By EVANS & EVANS.
Hor Attorneys. o28n21
Order of Hearing.
In the Matter of Hm rctni c ti...
Now on this 31st iinv of rwi,
1919, on the filing of the petition of
kllcn Rylander. nrnvlnp- Mint Tnin. n
... . - r a v. 1 1-1 vj.
(Jhnri? lin nnnnntJ .
of snlil notnt t n . .
" "... v.oiui.u, u. vj. ijuuior, iianicu in
th will, having declined in wrltinir to
I n ns
act as executor.
It Is hereby ordered
no tnm . iuciuum
-8 .1919 bo set for the hearing thereof
beforo this court at 9 o'clock a. m..
u""n una court at u o'clock a m
nm! Hint nnt,nn i., , . . " .
- "uui-D ui Bum noanng oe clv-
" the heirs, devisees, and all persons
Interested In snld estato by miblicntlon
...toiw uuiuui ior inreo successive
weeks nrior to snM 1, .
: vnrn, nintt" "l 1,10
nnMv n... '. . 't''u aBI"'"
" "-"j "uBiiuiiur printed and nuh-
Mlci.l,Vrl l Tl 'U i1 U tJ
" 111 "'"coin county. Nobrnnitn
Itr-tr r i iwl.
war. H. C. WOODHURST."
i i cimon.
Estnte N. 1702 of Mary A. Simants
I oronsnil In !. n i '
wl ...uij, i. omiants,
deceased, in tho County Court of
Lincoln County, Nebraska.
TllO StatO Of Nnhrnolro rp ,,
s i l . . ii., iu an ner-
5 n?,8 ,ntonted In said estato take
,u" uiai a Petition has been filed
S man La , 0f WU,,am M
oimants as Administrator nt i.i ..
herein on Novombor 28. 1919. at 10
w .w,iv ti. in.
Dated Oct. "8. mm
(SEAL) WM. H. WnnrmiTnom
. . 41 who I ,
, , tico o Creditors.
Estate .No. 1695 of Henry p. Coates. de
ceased, in tho County Court of Lin
coln County, Nobraskn.
Tho Stato of Nebraska, ss. Credl-
Ztu m, dS,tat0 w, tnk0 notice tha
inn. t(id for Presentation and fll
Ing of claims against said estate Is
March 5, 1920, and for settlement of
Hi TS. u CtOb0tr 28 that0
wm sit nt tho county court room in
saw county, on December 6, 1010. a
9 o clock a. m., nnd on March 5 19"0
bnn9 C ,00k 111 m" t0 rocelvo, examine
(SEALl Vr T-T T.r,
Sheriff. U4-2S " UUHST.
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