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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 17, 1920)
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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., FEBRUARY 17, 1920.
Al'l'LY FOR TILE BKKT
Filial IN THEIU DEMAND.
Tho civil sorvlco examination for
tho position of postmaster at North
riatto will bo hold ut tho local post
office on Tuesday of noxt week. Sovcn
residents havo made application to!
tako tho oxamnation. They arc John
Tucker, Lorcn Sturges, A. F. Streltz, '
E. S. Davis, T. R Healoy, Chas. H.
Crosby and one other whose name
could not bo learned.
Tho postinastqrship at North Platte
is a position not to be despised, as
tho attached salary is ?2,700 n year,
with an Increase of salary as tho
business of the office Increases. As
tho office is removed from politics the
incumbent cannot bo disturbed by
change of political administrations 1
and can theroforo remain in office
practically for life, dependent of
course upon his general good con-,
At tho Sunday service of tho Baptist
church Rev. A. C. Hull presented his
resignation as pastor.
Mr. Hull has received a call from
the church at Grand Island.
L'ciltlon for Stntc Aid Jtoad.
Residents of Brady and those liv
ing north of that town presented a
petition to the county commissioners
yesterday asking that tho road leading
from Brady, to Arnold be declarded a
state aid road. This is a road upon
which there is said to be much travel,
and would furnish the people of tho
Arnold section with a better outlet to
the Union Pacific:
J. It. White, of Sutherland, wh6 was
in town yestorday, said that beet
glowers in Lincoln county wore
standing firm In their demand for
higher prices, and that not a singlp
acre will bo contracted by tho growers
unless their demands aro acceded to
by tho sugar companies. A few grow
ers around Sarben, who had made
contracts before tho Lincoln1 and
Keith counties' association was form
ed, havo notiilcd the, company of their
intention to cancel tho contracts.
Tho demand of tho growors is for a
minimum price and -a sliding scale
based on sugar prices at tho eastorn
seaboard; or they will sign up acreage
contracts with the price blank and al
low tho federal government to mini a
Tho conditions which prevail In
Lincoln county aro the same in the
Scotts Bluff country and In Colorndo
If tho sugar companies do not com
ply with the demands no bcots will bo
While tho companies have so far re
fused to consider the demands inado
by tho growors, and have offered no
substitute agreements it Is expected
that some move by tho companies will
be mado within the noxt week. Fur
ther delay cannot bo taken, as the
acreage must bo secured soon and ar
rangements made for the field labor-
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
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Goodness Gracious, mind the paint,
but don't miss "Mind tho Paint Girl"
at the Keith, Wednesday and Thurs
day. If you want a real dependable hose
ask for the La France, shown in all
the good shades. B. T. Tramp &
Tho Phllos Guna club will meet
Wednesday afternoon nt tho home of
Mrs. H, E. Mitchell,
j Wanted to Rent Five room house
"with garage or three rooms for light
house keeping. Will pay four months
rent in advance. Address XX Tribune
The II. & S. Agency hereby ivishes
lo advise that their Special sale on
Ucl'eTue addition lots will be ex.
tcnacil on the same terms nnd condi
tions ns advertised, nnlH February
21st, because of the 'act that the clos
ing duy camp on February 11th, which
was before pay duy. Please gel busy
and pick what you want from what 1
left tn choice lots.
II. & S. AGENCY,
Miss Ruth Davidson went to Kear
noy yesterday ..whore she will spend .
few days with her sister, Mrs. R. D.
Batie, before going on to Hastings for
a short visit with friends.
Crystal, Tonight and Tomorrow.
The American Beauty in
"The Turning Point"
Robert Chambers wrote the story. The photoplay
enacted at one of Californra's most famous beauty spots,
delight to the mind and the eye.
Special Tonight Fatty Arbuckle in
"A Reckless Romeo."
Our service to the automobile buyer begins
with aid and counsel in selecting the car.
Since the car is bought essentially for
transportation, we insure its continuous use
by providing spare parts and mechanical fa
cilities right hero in North Platte.
Protection and satisfaction of your trans
portation investment, both in the original
purchase and future use, are, from our view
point, the most important service which wo
render automobile owners.
Chandler Motor Cars.
J. V. Romigh, Dealer.
Sixth and Locust.
Note the Alemite lubricating system on all
1920 Dodge models.
W. R. Powell roturucd yosterday
morning from a visit In Omaha.
A. A. Craig was called to Omaha
Saturdny by tho serious illness of a
Mrs. A. D. McGovcrn returned Sun
day from a month's visit In Cheyonne
with her aunt.
Mrs. C. S. Clinton informally enter
tained yesterday afternoon compli
mentary to Mrs. Harry Rooco.
Ed Reynolds, of tho Edwards-Reynolds
Co., loft Sunday for a few days'
visit at ills old home in Beaver City.
Mrs. Roy Cochran entertained at
onrds yesterday afternoon with Mrs.
C. M. Reynolds, of Omaha, as the
The Lincoln school Parent-Teacher
association will hold a meeting at
3 o'clock Wednt'sday aftornon at tho
Miss Alice Hoagland came down
from Scotts Bluff Thursday tor a
week's visit with her parents. Mr.
and Mrs. A. B. Hoagland.
E. E. Clark was called to Omaha
the latter part of last week by the Ill
ness of his wife, who will probably
submit to an operation today.
Georgetta blouses in all tho new
spring shades. E. T. Tramp & Sons.
Mrs J. B. Llbboy, who had boon
visiting her brothor, Chas. Lawrence
and slstor-ln-law Mrs. Frank Law
rence, returned to her home in Chey
Judge Grimes went to Chappell yes
terday to hold a term of court. Ho
was accompanied by Court Reporter
Miss McWllllams and Attorneys Hnl
llgan and Beatty.
Pastor Steven, of the Christian
church, accompanied by his wife and
daughtor. went to Lincoln this morn
fn'g to attend the lnter-church world
We are making a specialty of Wash
ington Cream pie for Washington's
Uirthday. BAKE-R1TE BAKERY.
II. Schlesinger, a former resident of
this city, was a visitor In town yes
terday. For several years past He has
beon making his home in Milwaukee.
A complete assortment of suits and
coats now on display. Styles and col
ors were never prettier than aro be
ing shown this season. E. T. Tramp
That young lady will enjoy, one of
the beautiful diamonds Jit -Dixon.s'
VI . r I". T T - Tl . T TT .
lie v. ii. pj. neas, iv. .1. n.,iiun,
and Rev. A. C. Hull went to Lincoln
yesterday to attend tho convention
held in connection with the Inter
church world movement.
Cobs for sale Phono 78GF2.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Den loft this
morning by ;trnin for a visit in
Arapahoe. Mr. Den will remain
thore a couple of days of days, but
Mrs. Don will continue her visit for n
week or more.
Jersey silk petticoats are yerv ser
viceable and no lady's wardrobe com
plete without one. New numbers now
being shown for spring. E. T. Tramp
& Sons. ;
Tho Kearney high school boys bas
ket ball team defeated the local team
Saturday evening by a score of twenty-one
to eleven., while tho girls'
team of the local school defeated tho
Kearney girls by a scoro of thirty-two
For Sale Old Trusty incubator,
good as new. L. D. McFarlaud, 1702
east Fourth. 11-0
The Nieaflgeo Camp Fire Girls are
very much gratified at tho ready sale
of tickets for their play "Engaged
by Wednesday" which will bo given
at tho Franklin auditorium Friday
evening. Got your tickets early and
bo sure of a. seat. Adults siO cents;
children 35 cents.
A shipmont of taffeta and georgetta
dresses just arrived. Wo aro sure to
please you with our largo and varied
assortment from which to mnko your
selection. E. T. Trump & Sons.
Tho funeral of tho late Neils Ras
musson, who died suddenly Thursday
night, was held at tho Lutheran
church Sunlov. afternoon. Rov. Koch
officiating. Many friends were pres
ent and tho floral tributes wore pro
fuse. Out of town relatives present
were Mr. and Mrs. Chris Neilsen, of
Boelus, Rasmus Rasmussen of Rock
vllle, and Mrs. Morrow of York.
rnylii and Team Work.
Of all kinds Will appreclato all
work given mo and will glvo you sat-
faotlon. Phono Black 1118. Joo C.
Miller, 310 W. 8th St. 11-2
I'lDKMTY RESERVE COMPANY
I1UYS OFFICE HOME.
FILE CLAIMS FOR THE
DEATH OF THEIR HUSBANDS
Yosterday tho Fidollty Reserve
Company, North Platte's rapidly
growing life insurance company, pur
chased an office homo, paying Mrs.
Louise Peters twelvo thousand dollars
for the property at tho corner of
Fourth and Locust streets. As soon ns
tho company can got possession of the
proporty the interior will bo romodel
ud and a vault constructed, those im
provements to bo mndo at a cost of
about five thousand dollars. Ultlmato-:
ly It is the intention of tho company j
to oroct a modern office building. The
lot Is S2xSS feet.
The company for some time has
beon hampered for office room and
has been casting around to find a
suitable location. Fulling to find such,
It was decided to purchnso a proporty !
and tints havo a permanent homo, and
tho purchase of the Locust street
The Tribune bcllovos tho officers
have mado a wise move In tho acqui
sition of this property as It not only
provides a pormanont homo but will
tond to Increase tho popularity of the
company both In tho city and in tho
oxtensivo field which It covers.
The Parent-Teacher association of
the Jefferson school will meet Wed
nesday, Februnry 18th. at throe
o'clock. Tho subject is "Thrift."
Program: Music by the primary
grndos; first aid demonstration by
the pupils of Miss Graham's room;
paper, Mr. W. Cunrmlngs; reading,
Mrs Tiley; talk, Miss Annie Kramph;
talk, Mrs. Geo. Frnltor. Tho program
will bo followed by an Informal social
time when tea will bo served by tho
teachers, assisted by Mrs. Guy
Swope. MRS. A. C. HULL, Pres.
Mrs. Nettle Mecomber and Mrs.
Mary Rogors havo each served notlcos
upon tho city of North Platto that
they each claim compensation from
the city In tho sum of ?G400.00 for tho
(baths of their husbands Sholdon C.
Mecomber nnd Gcorgo Rogors, who
woro shot and killed by. Moxlcaus on
January IB, 1920, whtlo thoy wcro
serving the city In tho capacity of
chief of police and assistant police
man. Theso claims llrst go to tho
council and if not settled within 30
dnys the law provides that thoy may
be taken Hp with the Workmen's Com
pensation Commissioner. Those
claims are being presontod by Atty.
Geo. N. Glbbs who represents Mrs.
Mecomber and Atty. Win. E. Shuninu,
who represents Mrs. Rogers.
The amount of the dumugos Is reg
ulated by statute which provides a
compoimatlon of ?1G per week for
350 weeks nnd $lf0 for funeral bene
Have you soon tha never wind clock
at Dixon's Not the old stylo spring
clock. Call in and see tho clock,' It
will intorest you.
Dixon & Son, Sight Specialists.
L. L. Zook, of the stato farm, who
lias been In Washington, D. C for a
couple of months on government
work, will arrlvo homo this week.
Hear tho now Edison at Dixon's.
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Must Change Location.
Clianco to buy a good homo cheap.
Good seven room houso, wash hoiiHO,
garago, coal houso and other Improve
ments; C good lots, 3 blocks cast and 7
blocks south of tho 10c storo. Price
$4000. F. H. Woodgate, Phono Black
Before Insanity Board.
Frank McGovorn, who has made his
homo In the Maxwoll section, hud n.
hearing yesterday before tho lnsano
board. For some time past ho has
boon subject to temporary mental de
rangement nnd last week becamo
obsessed of the Idea that he owned tho
section of lnnd on which tho vlllago of
Maxwoll Is located and proceeded to
sorvo notlco on pcoplo to leave their
homes. Fearing ho might bocomo vio
lent, ShcrllT Salisbury was notified
and brought McGovcrn to Jail tho lat
ter part of last wook. After hearing
tho ovldonco of a number of wltncssps
tho hoard discharged McGovcrn but
placed him on parole pending his fu
A patriotic meeting under the aus
picos of the Daughters of the Ameri
can Revolution nnd tho Twontleth
Century Club will be held nt tho
Franklin auditorium noxt Sunday af
ternoon Washington's birthday. An
Interesting program Is being prepared
and will bo published In full Friday.
The Community Chorus will lead In
singing national hymns.
At this meeting tho Amorlcan Le
gion will glvo tho Fronch memorial to
tho nearest of kin of thoso who died
In tho sorvlco of tholr country.
Henderson Fashion Fornicorsots in
at least twonty-flvo different modols
which onablo ub to fit each and ovory .
individual. E. T. Tramp & Sons.
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Dcslrablo rosldenco proporty, G6 ft.
corner lot, good barn; G blocks from
Court Houdo. Immediate possession
given If sold hy Mnrch 1st. For prlco
and terms soo Glen Smith at Davis
Garage of call Rod 2G5 attor G p.
The Parent-Teacher association of
tho Washington school will meet
Wednesday afternoon, February 18th,
at three o'clock. Program The Un
derslopt Child. Mrs. M. E. Crosby;
Troubles Resulting from Defective
Eyesight of School Children, Chas.
Dixon; What Should bo Done for tho
Pupils of our Schools, Mrs. J. B. Rod-
fleUJ; business session; question box.!
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Lyceum Course Tomorrow.
Patrqns of the lecturo or lyceum
course will remember tho second
number of tho season at tho Franklin
auditorium Wednesday evening of this
week. It is a recital by Miss Wlllmor.
She has grown in nbillty ovory year
since her first appearance on tho plat
form and her recent experience in en
tertaining the boyB of the A' E. F. in
France and occupied Germany has
.tided to her reputation. The general
admission will be 35c for school peo
ple nnd 50c for others, although more
is usually paid for this entertain
ment. We expect Miss Willmer to
give her monologue rendition of "Tho
Sign of tho Cross," which treats of
tho early christians in the time of
Nero anil Is one of tho most dramatic
of modern plays.
Notlco Is hereby given to all stock
holders of the North Platto and Dick
ens Telephone Co. that the annual
meeting will bo held at the rosldcnce
of Carl Brooder on Tuesday. Febru
ary 21. 1920. R. KUNKEL,
BREAD SATISFIES and BUILDS
Eat Bread- More Bread.
It is the best insurance against ill health In whicit you
can invest. You can eat slice after slice, when it's really
good bread with' tempting quality that comes from all pure
Insist 011 Rnkv-RHu Bread from Vour Grocer.
System of Bakeries
7rcsi from Me ovens every four "
A. W. SAND ALL, Manager.
THURS. & FRI.
"The Beggar Prince"
Joft-iPfortin monkey comedy
nd refusing u r
die dead of w in
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