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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., FEBRUARY 27, 1920.
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.SUUAH COMPANY WILL
DEVELOP NEW TEHKrTOKY
To offset a possibility that the boot
growers between North Platte -and
Hcrshoy may not accept any proposi
tion that may bo made by tho Ameri
can Boot Sugar Company,, that com
pany Jb developing nov torrltory ac
cording to a stntcmont mado yc'storday
by John Bryan, field agent for tho
company. According to Mr. Bryan tho
field to bo developed will bo eastern
Lincoln, Dawson and Buffalo counties,
In which territory he is now at work
making contracts for the present year.
Asked whether beets could bo success
fully grown on unirrlgated land, Mr.
Bryan stated that good results had
been attained around Grand Island on
dry land, and also in sections of Buf
Tho fnct that tho American Com
pany is developing new territory can
bo taken as evidence that the demands
made by tho growers comprising tho
Lincoln and Keith counties' associa
tion will not be granted. To tho out
sider it would seem that tho sliding
scalo demanded by tho beet growers is
a fair proposition ; that tho higher tho
price of BUgar tho more money tho
factory can afford to pay for beets and
it is on this basis that tho farmers
ask the factprles to do business with
In growing beets tho farmer needs a
good margin of profltto offset tho con
tingencies in tho way of beet worms,
hail and other drawbacks which are
possibilities during tho grqwing sea
son. In somo Instances last year the
Meet worms wore responsible for a
thirty to fifty por cent reduction In tho
yield, and growers thus affected lost
money on the crop.
. day from L03 Angeles where ho spent I
several weeks. Mrs. Zentmeyer and,
sons will remain in that city until
school closes, about tho mlddlo of
May. Mr. and Mrs. John Strayhorn
who aro also visitors in Los Angeles
will return homo in April.
Seo the now spring styles Peggy.
Paris Garments for the small women
ana young gin. joais anu suns at ine
Leader Mer. Co.
"Once to Every Man"
with All Star Caste
"Home Sweet Home.
LARRY SEMON COMEDY.
3LA.TJNEE 1:45 P. 35L
BOUND AND GAGGED.
I WILL HAVE ON SALE
SATURDAY, FEB. 28th, and MARCH 1,
100 SACKS DF COW BRAND FLOUR AT $3.30,
PER 48 lb. SACK.
100 SACKS OF DAVID HARUH Ly FLOUR AT $3,23
PER 48 lb SACK.
100 BOXES OF APPLES $2.25.
The last o! the Apples.
300 LBS OF PINTO BEANS AT 6C A LB.
These Prices are for these dates only and not over
5 sacks will be sold to any one person.
We have other bargains for these dates. Remem
ber the dates.
Jurors Por March Term of Court
Tho following are tho jurcra drawn
for tho torm of district court which
convoncs March 15th:
II. C. Carpenter, Maxwell.
J. II. Mnrovish, Staploton.
Fred Minick, Dickens.
Waltor Wilson, North Platte
Harrv Shnllv. Onthonlniri?.
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To..nt1.n 71.. 4 .t
('. H. MIddloton, Brady.
C. C. Long, North Platto.
P. G. Buchanan, Sutherland.
II. C. Pickle, Sutherland.
Homer Mylnndor, North Pluftt.
John Marquottc, Horshey.
It. L. Craig. Ingham.
Fred Kratzestoin, Brady.
Loy Ebright, North Platte.
Lem Smith, Gandy.
G. J. Hassc, North Platto.
Z. II. nussoll, Staploton.
W. E. Star, North Platto.
I. It. Matson, Wellflect.
Clydo Brown, Ingham.
Watson Kunkol, North Platte.
L. F. Simon, North Platte.
Officials Aro Tired."
All officials Of tho Union Pacific
wore notified Wednesday by the feder
al govornmont that effectlvo March
first their services would no longer be
roquired. Upon receipt of this dis
missal they' wero at onco notified by
tho Union Pacific company that effect
ive March first they would be retained
In tho position thoy occupy.
Tho Union Pacific has moved tho
frame building temporarily used as a
ticket offipo to the 'round house and
converted it into a wash room for tho
onglnemen. Tho building is provided
with 420 lockers, three toilets, ample
washstands and is well lighted and
ventilated. A committee of twelve
englnemcn has been appointed to seo.
that the building is kept clean and
Dixon & Son, Slglt Specialists.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Stanloy Orr and
daughter left this morning for Cin
cinnati, whore Mr. Orr takes tho po
sition of district "passenger agont for
the Union Pacific. During their year
and a half residence in North Platte
Mr. and Mrs. Orr made many friends,
Mr. Orr through his efficient service
as ticketagent and Mrs. Orr through
the interest shown in the Twentieth
Century Club and other civic organ
isations. Wo invite the public to call and seo
our coniplote lino of banded hats, largo
and small.' While' payinar more1 for
our merchandise this season; wo arc
selling hats at the samo old price.
VILI A WHITTAKER, Block's store.
On account of a lecture course num
ber occurring at the Franklin audi
torium next Monday evening, tho Com
munity Chorus will meet Tuesday
evening, instead of Monday evening, ir
the Junior high building, It is re
quested that each member bo presont
Hair pins of newest pattern, Dixon,
So large was the attendance at the
I31kr' luncheon yesterday that Steward
Kennedy, rah short of provondor. He
figures on an average attendanco of
sixty, but yesterday seventy-two dined,
and others who appeared could not be
Sunday, February 29th: 11:'30
church and Sunday school, sermon
theme, "The Investment of a Life;"
6:30 B. Y. P. U; 7:30 evening worship
theme "A Good Word for Josus.
Special music by tho choir.This will
bo last Sunday of the pastorato of
Rev. A. C. Hull and a full attendanco
of tho church and congregation is de
sired. It is expected that the pul
pit committee will havo a report to
make as to possible candidates for tho
If looking for n largo fancy trans
parent hat seo tho assortment at Villa
i Whittaker's, Block's store, 2d floor.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Wall paper and paint int tho Retail.
Noalo Turplo returned this wook
from a business trip to Now Moxlco
Mrs. D. T. Quigloy arrived this
nprnlng for a visit with,. her mother
m-s.&tfforth. j. ; ;
Ira Simpson left yesterday foROma-
ha to nttond tho auto show which will roward tholr friends" at tho polls,
be hold noxt week. I the papor publishes tho full roll will
Mrs. Taylor, of Council Bluffs, Is onSjl!,"1!: . . .
f. guost at tho home of hor daughter. 1?,rpinlzed1 ,1ab,or' B? ys V10 ,pni'or
Mrs. Scott Leon. wUl l10W ,vd ,t80,t for tho ,onBr
i struggle. It Is a strugglo for a full
Tho basket ball teams of the Suth-! and" adequate representation In the
orland and local high schools will try ' halls of congress and for full and ado
conclusions at tho Franklin auditor-. nuatft roiirosentnf.nn in Mm iiinnncn.
torn tomorrow ovoning. !
Guy Congdon left for Chicago this ' , ,llB flBht Ver tho Cummlns-Esdi
morning aftcrh having visited his par-; ,1U W1M a Prcljmlnnry skirmish. La
ontn for ii nniinin nf iinv whiin m-1 or was compelled to retire But in
turning froin a western business trip.
Wanted Stenographer and clork, I
temporary position, $100 per month .
U. P. Storo Room, Phono Black G47.
C. J. Landholm and Claus Ander
son, two well known vnlloy fanners,
wont to Lexington this morning to at
tend a sale of thoroughbred hogs.
A messago received the early part
of tho week announced tho birth of a
son to Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Cloupka,
of Bridgeport. Mrs. Cloupka wnj
formerly Miss Roxio Murphy.
Wo will bo pleased to show ladles
our now lino of fancy veils Just ar-i
rived from Now York. Prices 50c to
$4.00. Villa Whittokor, Block's store,
C. T. Wholan expects to begin work
next week on tho bridge across tho
.Platto river at Shelton for which ho
was recontly awarded tho contract.
Tho bridge will cost about ?80,000.
Your eyes and their care. Dixon &
Son, sight specialists, at your ser
vice. Armed with a search warrant Sher
iff Salisbury loft this morning for a
point north of Sutherland to look for
a couple Of overcoats which were
stolen from a car in this city sevornl
Engineer Win, Thayer has purchas
ed tho former Mrs. Sarah Bangs house
on west Fifth street of tho Nebraska
Telephone Co. and will move It to a
lot he has purchased In the south
part of town.
Judgo and Mrs. J. S. Hoagland
who have been spending the winter
In Florida, write that they will soon
start home In their Ford coupe. Thoy
will return via New Orleans and Ft..
Worth, taking a different route from
that traversed in going south.
For Sale Electric Light store fix
tures. Inquire of W. J, O'Connor,
5, 10 and 25c Store. 14-2
Information was illed yesterday
against Bert Noble charging him with
assaulting Levi Duko with intent to
rib great bodily harm. It is said that
Duko was standing on a ladder which
Noble kicked from under him and in
tho fall Duke was considerably bruis
ed. Seo Dixon's special tray of dia
monds, $60.00 to :f90f00, mounted
in Tiffany mountings, very good value
Watch Dixon'B show windows.
Two soldier boys stationed at ti
camp in California who had been giv
en a furlough and woro visiting in
Buffalo county and had exceeded tho
limit of tho furlough, aro hold in Jail
In this city awaiting tho arrival of an
officer. The boys realizing that thoy
had mado a serious mistake in over
staying their timo, camo to this city
and gavo themselves up to the of
ficers at tho recruiting station.
Are you tired of the common place film?
Then see this one
"BACK TO GOD'S COUNTRY"
adopted from the story Wapi the Walrus by
James Oliver Curwood
featuring the brilliant swimming star
16 kinds of wild
animals play a un
ique part in the
story. Greatest dog
sledge race ever.
Scenes actually tak
en inside the rim of
the Artie Circle.
Keith Theatre, Wed. & Thurs.
WlLIi Jt'IOHT CONGKESS3IEN
WHO SUITOUTEI) HILL
Railroad labor's political blacklist
will bo made up of all mombors of
congress who voted for tho Cum-mlns-EscU
bill, Labor, tho official
publication of tho railroad unions and
tho Plumb Plan league, announced
Calling on tho 2-.GOO.000 railroad
workers to "defeat tholr enomlos and
merit of tho railroad industry ob woll.
this strugglo and in this retirement a
uo solidarity, a new consciousness
has boon created that will carry labor
into new flolds, now ideals and now
May Reach Understanding'
Sugar beot men of tho city are
hopeful of reaching un understanding
with tho American Beet Sugar Re
fining company officials, at Grand Is
land, on a rato to bo paid for beets
this year. As a result of conferences
hold with tho roflnory officials it is
believed that somo scale of pay will
be tondorcd that is agreeable Tho
growers aro also insured, In a meas
ure, that they will bo given a bonus
of ono dollar por ton for boots de
livered last year. This will put them
on a par with growors in tho westorn
part of tho state nnd incidentally
spqlls tho difference between making
or (losing money on their 1919 crop
to many of the growors.
'tjlio growors aro still holding out
forf adoption of tho national scale,
agreed upon nt the recent meeting in
Denver. It Is almost certain this
scalo will bo adopted, at least in part
and thus a favorable compromise
may bo arrived at. Tho refinery offi
cials showed an inclination to "meet
the growors half way" at tho meeting
held and n number of tho objection
able features of raising boots, under
contracts of previous years, aro cer
tain to bo ellmllnatcd. Tho officials
also havo begun to realize that acro
ago Is not being contracted as speed
ily as in provious years and appar
ently aro convinced that tho growors
BIblo school 9:45 a. liij.
Preaching at 11 a. m., subject
Abraham's Test. Preaching at 7:30,
p. m., subject, Choosing a Lifo Work.
Tho morning sermon Is primarily
for parents, tho evening sermon for
young people, although both apply to
Tho very newest thing in diamond
mountings; bring your stono in nnd
allow us to make suggestions. Dixon,
The M. E. Brothorhood held their
regular monthly meeting last night In
the" church parlors. About fifty of
tho boys Joined In the singing. The
selections rendered by Master Moonoy
received much applause. Harry
Moran, secretary of tho Chambor of
Commerce explained in detail somo
of tho plans of the Chamber of Com
merce for the coming year.
Tho sixteen year old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. II . Bradford, who
live seventeen mllos south of tills
city, died Wednesday of iiu. The
! funeral will be hold today, Interment
I I'l-lflnc vilnntk -it Wnllllnnf
A talc of love and
really does the haz
ardous swim herself.
Tho Tribune yesterday received tho
following through tho mall:
"I horoby challnngo Bobby Byluiid
to a finish wrestling match, two best
out of throo falls, for a sldo bet of
$500, winner to tako nil tho gnto re
ceipts. Match to bo hold in Sheridan,
Wyo., or North Platto, Nob. botweon
tho 20th of March and April 1st
Caro Cy Mltcholl, Shorldan, Wyo.
On tho lottorhqnd on which this
challongo Is written appears tho stato
niont that Eklund weighs 170 pounds
and Is tho light heavyweight champion
of tho world. Among tho seventeen
wrestlora ho has defeated nro men
tioned I'hris Jordan, Antono Stocker,
John Pesock. A. A. Brltt and Cat
Resignation Has llrni Acrepled
Tho resignation of C. F. Temple ns
Assistant Mnnagor of tho J. E. Se
bastian Agency has boon accepted, to
tako effect March 1st. Any corres
pondence pertaining to mntters of
this Agency should bo directed to J.
E. Sobastlan, Managor, as woll as any
correspondence rolatlvo to unfinished
buslnoss which may havo been hand
led by Mr. Temple. Tho Vacancy
thus caused will not bo filled at
J. E. SEBASTIAN. Manager,
14-2 Minnesota Mutual Lifo Ins. Co.
Tho public Is vory cordially invited
to call and soo our very comploto lino
of mllllnory. Wo aro showing a largo
assortment of smart suit hats, also n
vory beautiful lino of largo dross hats.
Our prices are roasonablo. VUln
Whlttakor, Block's socond floor.
Tho Roxall handles tho goods. 14tf
Houso moving apparatus Is being nB
senibled for thi purposo of ro-movlnp
tho residence on the lot on west Fifth
recent ly purchased by tho Nebraska
Telephono Co., and preparatory to tho
erection cf tho oITIco building by tho
Tho utmost In stylo Tho last word
in quality garments spnrkling with
that indefinable word "stylo" (ho now
suits nnd coats aro winning enthusias
tic praise from all who seo thorn nt
The Leader Mer. Co.
Tho Roxall handlos tho goods. 14tf
All Union Paclilo employees hava
boon notified that owing to tio rail
roads rovortlng to tho owners, annual
passes now hold will not bo accopted
for transportation after midnight or
February twenty-ninth. Tho company
will then issue now passeB.
Platinum and diamond bar pins, din
ner rings, car rings, scarf pins, and
necKinces: seo our beautiful stock:
Dixon, tho Jowolor.
DRESSMAKING. 1714 cast Fourth
street. Phono Red 1081. 14-S
Tho B. Y. P. U. will give a Geofgo
Washington banquet this ovoning at
8 o'clock In tho church parlors at
which Rov. A. C. Hull and wlfo will
bo guests of honor. Rov. Hull and
family, aro soon to loavo Nortli Platto
for Grand Island whero Mr. Hull lias
accepted a call from tho First Baptist
Saturday and Monday.
She came from Arizona! The funniest friskiest deb that
ever1 "came out" for she deuted to the tune of a smok
ing 45 and a twirling .lasso Even tor Mabel Normand
you never saw anything like it. Don't try to imagine
it, you might miss something.
Stake your claim to a seat.
Saturday Comedy- A LUOKY DOG'S DAY.
Monday Comedy A ROUGH HOUSE with
Monday and Tuesday.
"The River's End"
Starting with n snap, devclomne a eenuine touch of
I nature and swings steadily
ma siory unci mere reany is a siory, is ot the Saskatch
Applications for Postmnstcr
Applications for tho position of post
master jit North Platto woro scut iu
Tuesday. Nino applications wero ro
colved, but whothor nil woro sont in
to Washington is not known. Includ
ed in those applications woro tho ex
aminations. Just when tho uppolnt
ancnt will ho mndo ia not known, but
It may bo Bovoral months. At Kearney
tho applications woro Sent In last Sop
tcinbor ant no appointment has yet.
been made, and at Scotta Bluff tho
applications woro sont In Just about a
year ago and the vacancy Is yot unfill
ed. John Tuckor, who wns assistant
postmaster, is now holding tho posi
tion as postmastor and Is drawing the
salary nttachod to tho iposltlon. Mr.
Tuckor Is nn applicant for tho offico,
John Lincoln Is TlckH Agent '
John Lincoln, who has boon day
tlckot sollor nt tho dopot, was checked
In yestordny ns tomporary ticket
agent, succeeding J. Stanloy Orr, who
has been annotated a district nassnn-
gor agont with headquarters at Cin
cinnati. Mr. Lincoln,has hold tho po
sition of ticket sollor for a, couplo of
years and Is qualified to successfully
handlo tho position to which ho linsr
boon inducted. 5
Sugar Company Stands Pat
That a prlco of $12 a ton is tho
maximum It is wnranted In offering
for boots, nnd that it docs not purpose '
at this tlmo to alter tho prlco, is tho
Btntcmont of tho Great Westorn Sugar
company In o, circular sont to grocers
throughout tho west with roforonco to
U10 proposod fodornl Investigation' of
tho boot BUgar industry.
Tho company in Its circular says:
"wo nro not awaro of any law or
regulation of tho govornmont that ro-1
qulros an individual or corporation to'
enter Into contract to buy raw ma
terial at a prlco which might causa
such Individual, or corporation tc losb
monoy. We vory strongly feel that
the prlco of $12 a ton is tho maximum
that wo aro warranted In offering at
this time, and wo do not propose to
niter UiIb prlco."
First Lutheran Church
Socond Sunday In Lent. Sunday
school at 9:45.
Morning worship at elovon o'clock,
aubjoct, Tho Greatness of Faith. Ev
ening worship, olght o'cloplc, , subject,
Our Lord, and Ills Miracles. '. . '
Tp ihes'o tfor'vlcus wo ''woIcomo.alI,
u,nd invito tile stranger and 'unchtirch
od to worship with ub. j : .
. Tho church council doslro to seo tho
members of tho nowly4 confirmed class
at tho close of tho mornlng"orvlco.
REV. C. F. KOCH, Pastor.
Now spring Styles In silks nro. now.
ready for your inspection. .Drop ,ih
and lot Miss Hanlfln show you at the
Dross Goods Section. Tho Leador
Dixon & Son, Sight Specialists.
Little Jimmy Schloutor ontertained
a few frionds at a party yesterday af
ternoon, tho occasion bolng his sec
t Wnll nannr nnit nnlnt nt the Hoxall.
through to a smashing climax.
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