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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 27, 1920)
The Sensation of the Year.
Dfft'VKK MUltltrfllKK FOKMKIHjY
livi:i ix this city
Charlei T. lir&wn, forworly ni
ploycit hi this city ns a awltchnuin In
tho Union lnolflc ynrda, shot threo
times and Instantly killed Edward
Rodgers, another railroad man, in a
room in Donver Mondny, afternoon.
Tho shooting whs tho result of tho
'eternal triangle," the woman In tho
caso bolng tho wlfo of Hodgoru who
hnd boon living with Urown for sev
At tho time of tho shooting Urown
was in bed sick with tho flu, and ho
claims Rodders wrh in tho act of
drawing a gun whan he shot him. Mrs.
Itodgcrs was In tho room nt tho time
the killing oocurrod.
While n, resident of North 1'latto
Brown had with him a woman he al
luded to a his wife, but whethor it
was Mrs. Rodgors is not known.
Brown secured railroad passoa to
Denver for hlmsolf and the woman,
claiming that tho wator In this city
v. as poisonous to her.
LOCAL AjNI) PERSONAL
Anita Stewart -"In Old Kentucky "
Not Just A Picture Bat A Great Show.
THRILLS and more THRILLS.
EXTRA ADDED ATTRACTION
The Famous Kentucky Blue Grass
Street Parade Daily Concert Afternoon & Night,
PRICES Matinee 15c, 35c Wight 25c, 50c.
DR. 0. H. CRESSLER,
Office over the McDonald
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Buy your wall paper ate tho Roxall.
W. H. McDonald returned Wednes
day from a business vjsit in Omaha.
Mrs, M. M. Wildnjan, of Concordia,
Kansas, is a guest at the Albert Elli
TT n Drnnlr Tlfin t Int. . X-RttV
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Diagnosis. Reynolds Bldg. Phone 148
A. P. Kelly went to Omaha Wednes
day night to transact business for a
couple of days. 4
Tho Episcopal class for confirmation
will meet at the church at four o'clock
Herbert Keefe, of Sioux City, is
spending a few days with his brother
Attorney J. T. Keefo.
For Sale Plymouth rock rooster
Phone 224. " 11
O. A. Carroll has resumed his du
ties as a Western Union-operator af
ter a week's absence due to tho flu.
Ernest Rlnckor, R. L. Cochran
Earl Stebblns and James Keefo left
yesterday by nuto for Mitchell to at
tend tho land drawing.
For Sale Old Trusty incubator,
good as now. L. D. McFarland, 1702
east Fourth. n-c
J. B. Young, local manager of the
Western Union, is attending a state
meeting of Western Union managers at
Omaha this week.
C. C. Miller, who had been tho
" guest of his brother Frank for several
months past returned Wednesday to
his homo at Big Timber, Montana.
Dr. Morrill, Dentist, office over
Wilcox Department Store.
Mrs. Nolls Rasmusson has resigned
her position as housekeeper at tho
McCabo. She will be succeeded by
Mrs. F. B. Flint.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Conning loft
tho first of tho week for Rochester,
where Mrs. Conning will enter tho
Mayo Bros, hospital.
For Sale 5 room Stucco houso
with bath, on west Oth Street. Phono
Miss Efflo Durbln has returned to
her duties in tho Beoler, Crosby and
Basklns law offlco after a short ab
sonco duo to an attack of tho grippe.
W. R. Hodshlro has tho thanks of
Tho Tribune far a sack of tangerinos,
part of a shlpmont of the fruit he ro
colved from relatives In California.
This la a citrus fruit that soldom
reaches this markot.
Mrs. A. M. Stoddard, of Hull, vis
ited with friends in town this weok.
Mrs. J. C. Den has returned from
a week's visit with friends in Arapa
hoe. See us for wall paper, The Roxall
Mr. and Mrs. .Bandert, of Paxton,
visited with friends in town Wcdnqs
day. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Murphy return
ed Tuesday from a protracted visit at
points in California and Oregon.
Dr. Howard Yost, Dentist, Twlnem
miliums. rnonoao7. . 77tf
Miss Grace Mooney onterMned" the
Travel and Study Club Tuesday ovem
Supt. A. W. McDuffy came down
from Cheyenne Wednesday to look af
ter union Pacific business at this ter
For Sale 5 room bungalow, all
modern and four lots. Phono Red
Miss Edna Moeck arrived Wednes
day from her homo in St. Joe to begin
another season as trimmer at tho
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. McMullen, who
had mado North Platto their homo for
two years, loft this week for Overton,
near which place they have purchased
Word received the early part of tho
week announced that Mrs. J. S.
Slmms had submitted to an operation
last Saturday and that her condition
Is considered very satisfactory.
R. McFarland and son have begun
tho erection of four cottages on tho
former's land east of. tho city on the
Lincoln Highway. These houses when
completed will be offored for sale.
For Salo 4 room house, with either
one or four lots. Inquire W. A. Sol
bo, 1721 west. Oth. , 13-2
Jesse Whltmore, grand senior war
don of tho Knights Templar was pres
ent Wednesday for tho Knight Tomp
lar initiatory work put on for a class
that evening. Provious to tho meet
ing a dinner was served at tho tem
ple to tho Knights and initiation class,
For Salo By ownor, bungalow of
four rooms, bath and basement. Pnono
Black 1219. 13-4
Information was filed In tho county
court Tuesday against Louis Larson
charging him with failure to report a
contagious disease with which he had
been afflicted. Tho information was
filed by Dr. Dent. It is a violation of
tho state law not to roport contagious
For Sale 8 foot McCormlck binder
nearly now; new McCormlck corn
blndor, G foot McCormlck mower, rid
ing lister, riding cultivator and sov-
oral other articles of farm machinery,
Also about 40 head of light tock
hogs. I am moving about March lat
and wiah to dispose of theso at onco
R. S. SMITH. ' 13-3
Buy your wall pnpor at tho Roxall.
Mrs. A. W. Brown left Tuesday for
Omnha to visit frlonds for a fow days.
Brakeman C. J. Llndall loft tho early
part of this weok for California whore
no was called on buslnoss.
License to wed was granted Tuesday
to C'laronco J. Runner nnl Ida M.
Johnson, both of Horshey. j
' Mi-s Vaunlta Htayes returned Mon
day from Grand Island whoro sho had
been spending n week with relatives.
Supt. McDuffy, of Cheyonno, who had
been spending a day or two In town,
loft yesterday morning for a trip over
In the county court Tuesday Frank
Barton was fined fivo dollars and costs
for assaulting Fred Metzger. Both aro
Rubber gloves to protect the hands
during house-cleaning. Tho hands
have no worky look if so protected.
Gummere-Dcnt Drug Co.
Anyono wishing silk shirts mado call
Black 185. 14-2
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Fisher and
daughter returned to their homo In
Superior, Neb., Wednesday after a vis
It at tho E. B. Payne home.
Stock cows for sale. On Lincoln
Highway, six miles east of Norih"
Platte. J. A. Jackson. 14-3
Mr. and Mrs. N. Soaburg, who re
sided on the Julius PIzer farm west of
town, left Tuesday for Sutherland to
make their home upon a farm which
they recently purchased.
A federal officer spent a day or two
In town this week Investigating the
records of those who have filed appli
cations to become citizens of the
All kinds of nursery stock for sale.
R. McFarland, Box 026, North Platte,
, Mrs. Hnzel Holdon and son, her.'
sister-in-law, Miss Holden, and Mrs,
Calla Wyman, arrived Wednesday
from Colorado Springs. The husband
of Mrs. Holden recently nassed away
and she has come horo to spend tho
summer with her mother Mrs. Rork.
Lost Sunday night betwoon Palace
Cafo and Methodist church, a lady's
wrist watch. Finder return to Ruth
Ballard, 303 east Tenth and receive
roward. j 14-2
Writing from San Diego, Cal., O. H.
Thoelecko says: "Forty-eight hours of
continuous rain fall. Nothing to do
but try to verify statements regarding
California's wonderful climate. W1U
leave for homo about March 1st ready
for work. Nebraska still looks good
to mo "
Now lino of tally cards and place
cards. Gumniero-Dont Drug Co.
Tho Non-Partisan Leaguo of this
county has announced its intention of
establishing a paper In this city to
support tho principles of tho leaguo.
Funds to finance tho paper will bo so-
cured through stock certificates sold
For Sale Electric washer and fur
niture. 418 oast Fifth a'trcct. Phone
Black 817. 11-4
Mrs. Sidney, Baker and Mrs. J.
Guy Swopo entertained at a seven
o'clock dinner at the Baker home
Wednesday evening complimentary to
Mr. and Mrs. J. Stanloy Orr who
leave today for Cincinnati. Covers
were laid for ton.
FOR SALE SEV1 Sec. 24, T 13, R
30, 7 milos southeast of North Platto,
known as tho Connelly place. For
further Information, address A. B.
Yates, Suthorfand, Nob. 12tf
Switchmen say that tho practice of
school boys riding freight trains in
tho yards is growing and that there
have been a numbor of near accidents.
Thoy ask Tho Trlbuno to call tho at
tention of paronts to this practice.
Tho switchmen havo been doing all
they, can to break up tho practice, but
thoy laro unablo to copo with tho situ
ation. Wanted Man and wife wanted to
take charge of tho Platto Valloy irri
gation ditch. House furnished, with
opportunity, for keoplng cow, chickens
and having garden patch. Apply to
J. C. Wilson, 405 west Third street,
North Platto. 13tf
If tho iproposed water extension and
sewer extonslon bondB carry, It Is
probable that tho city will purchase a
trench digging macino and do part or
all of tho work undor tho supervision
of an experienced foroman. Bv doing
this work employment would bo given
to local laboring men Instead of hav
ing tho laborers shipped in which
would probably follow If the work is
let to an outside contractor.
Ab carpot warp has advanced la
prices I am obliged to raise prices of
work. Rugs 75c and 95c; carpets por
yard, 56c, Call at 308 So, Walnut or
phono Red 975. 11-4
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Prices $1.00 to $2.00 Pius war tax.
PRESENTS Wm ' ;
FRED DE GRE5A&rj
Music by MmM
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Special Augmented "Flo-Flo" Orchestra. New York Cast of
Players and Beauty Chorus. Captivating Music. Stunning Gowns.
40 People 40. A characteristic John Cort Production.
Temple Takes Now Position.
p p Tomnln. now assistant mnna-
ger of the J. E. Sebastian Agency of
tho Minnesota Mutual uuo insuranuo
Company, of St. Paul, Minn., has ton
,1nrn,i his resignation to tako effect
March 1st. On this dato ho will take
up the work as general ngont for
Western Nebraska for the Farmers'
Llfo Insurance Company of Donver
Mr. Temple has spent port of this
week, in Donver with B. M. Stackhouso,
secretary of the company and a for
mer. North Platto man, going over tho
: work of the agency and tho. condition
of tho company, and is convinced that
it is ono of tho coming Institutions of
We have a fu'I line of Oxfords and
pumps In wide and narrow lasts.
Prices range from $ri", t0 $12.S0. Re
member! All widths. Tho Hub.
Tho railroad bill was sent to tho
White house Wednesday and the pres
ident is expected to act on it beforo
tho roads aro returned to private
control Monday. The mcasuro is op
posed by tho railroad brothcrhoodF
.and representatives now In Washing
ton considering tho president's pro
posal for settlement of their wago de
mands and woro drafting a momorial
to the executive Wednesday asking
him to veto tho bill.
Roosevelt said: "I am prouder to bo
on tho stago with Tom Skoyhill than
with any other man I know." That
was after ho had distinguished hlm
solf In tho Liberty Loart campalgno.
Ho spoke boforo President Wilson on
tho Library stops in Now York, was
on tho program with cx-iresiucni .
Taft at Washington, was on tho pro
gram with ex-President Roosevelt at
Carnegie hall and ngaln in tho Met
ropolitan opera houso In New Yorki
Ho spoko with Oov. Whitman, Eliliu
Root, Secretary Danlols and others.
Ho is going to speak beforo tho pat
tlm Auditorium Lecture
Courso at tho Franklin auditorium on
Monday, March 1st. Singlo admission
is 25 cents for school people, and ouc
John Wilson Passes Awn)'.
.Tnlm Oulirlov WilBon. son of Jophtha
and Lucy Wilson was born In Jeffev
son county, Ohio July 30, 1845 and
passed from this earth to his hoaven
lv linmn Fehrimrv 24. 1920 at tho homo
of his son Earl, who rosldcs at 012 So.
Chestnut St., North Platto, Nclir., aged
74 years, G months and 24 days. Ho
was united In marrlago to Miss Ida
Elizabeth Maxwell on March 27, 1872
at Astoria, Illinois.
To this union woro born six cnu
drcn: Carl William, who proceeded
his father in death six years ago;
Maudo Loudon, Parton, Neb.; Gortrudo
Kauffman, Columbus, Nob.; David E.
Ashland. Illinois; G. Earl, North
J'latto and Paul of Paxton, Nob.
Besides tho children no leaves 10
mourn his departure a loving and
faithful wifo. elghtcon grand-children,
threo great-grniid-chlldron, threo
brothers, threo slstors nnd many other
frlonds and relatives.
Tho romalns will bo taken to Pax
ton, Nob. for burial. Funeral services
will bo on Saturday at 2:30 p. m.
from tho homo of his daughtor, Mrs.
Must Clmnfjo Location.
Chance to buy a good homo cheap.
Good sovon room houso, wash houso,
garago, coal houso and othor Improve
ments; 0 good lots, 3 blocks cast nnd 7
blocks south of tho lOo storo. Prico
J4000. F. II, Woodgato, Phono Black
In an Interesting article touching
on tho sixtieth anniversary of the
pony express, tho first miracle in
quick mall transit between tho Mis
souri river and San Francisco, tho
Lexington Pioneer states that thoro
Is still ono person in Dawson county
who saw tho riders as thoy flow
back and forth botweon tho east and
the west. Thlt; person Is- Molvln
Freeman, a resident tit Platto . pre
PUltK BRED l'OLAND GIirNA
Wo wish to announco that on March
15th wo will havo a salo of Puro Bred
Poland China Sowb at North Platto,
C. J. LANDIIOLM & SON,
CLAUS ANDERSON. F2-5
IG DANCE I
I hies, and Thurs. March 2
MUSIC FURNISHED BY THE
FAMOUS OLD KENTUCY 8-Piece
The Best Orchestra That Ever S
T X rvni erij, j til
2 DANCE FROM 9:30 to 12:30.
5 EVERYONE INVITED.
J-j PRICE $1.10, Including War Tax. j&
BREAD The King of Foods.
Give It tho place of honor nt your hoard nt ovory
meal. It Is tho most nourishing and wholesome
food which enn ho had, nnd consequently, should
he well partaken of.
Cultivato tho hahit of Eating Broad More
llrcad, and notice tho tremendous improve
ment in health which you will experience.
lirend made with
COW BRAND FLOUR
Is tho hest of all breads just as hrcad is tho host
of all foods. Every sllco is delicious, rich in
nourishment and of truo liread flavor.
North Platte Flour Mills
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