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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., NOVEMBER 23, 1920.
.WISS ETHEL DONEGAN AM)
W1LLLV31 BOSS WEKE .HAH.
HIED NOV. 19TH.
THE 1'LATTE VALLEY 1'OULTItY
BltEEDEltS' ASSOCIATION TO
A mootlug o tho poultry fanciers
and breeders was held last week and
plans wcro made for tho coming ex
hibition of tho Association. Tho dates
Tho marriago of Miss Ethel Dono
gan and William Ross took, place at
St. Patrick's Church last Thursday
morning, ltev. Father Mcron officiat
ing. Tho scrvlco was a Nuptial Mass
at 7:30. Miss Zlta Donegan, a sister
of tho brldo was bridesmaid and Ar
thur Donegan was best man Mrs.
Ross was dressed In a navy bluo Bult
with hat to match and carried brldo's
Mrs. ltoss Is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. II. Donegan of this city
and has lived hero all her lite. She
is a graduate of the local high school
JAS. H. BABBITT
LOCAL HltJll SCHOOL TO 1'LAY.
FOOTBALL WITH UltAM) IS
ONE 01' OLDEST BIONEEHS 01'
NORTH 1'LATTE STRICKEN
are January 12, 13, 14 and 15. Tho
officers are M. 0. Rogers, president; 'niHj attended tho North Platte Junior
Li. I. Tucker, secretary, Frank Noel.' Normal School ono session Mr Ross
secretary; Ed Walker,' jB lin employee of tho Union Pacific
Earl Smiley, of Seward, Kallroad. Both of these young people
has been selected to judgo tho cxhlbi
Slnco the exhibit was held last year
the namo has been changed from Lin
coln County Poultry and Pet Stock
Association to Platto Valloy Poultry
Breeders Association. Tho Associa
tion has been incorporated and put on
a sound legal and financial basis.
Tho coming exhibit is tho sixth an
nual event of this nature and plans
are being mado to make it tho biggest
and best held so far. Exhibitors and
others interested should write or call
on tho secretary for a copy of the
new premium list as soon as it is issued.
NEBRASKA BILL TO TAKE PLACE
BESIDE ELI AS ATTRACTION
widely- known and have many
friends. They will spend sovernl days
in Denver and then return to North
Platte where they will make their
homo.. Tho Tribune wishes them a
Jong and happy married life.
WAR 3I0TIIERSf0 BUILD 3lE3f.
ORIAL FOUNTAIN IN MEMO
The War Mothers of this City havo
decided to build a Memorial Foun
tain, to commemorate the sacrifice
of tho American boys in tho Great
War. They will locato this memorial
on the Lincoln Highway in Memorial
Park better known as. the East End 203 w Sixth, Thursday morning, Nov.
2nth and interment will 'be in North
James 11. Babbitt died, at his home
at 203 W. Sixth St., Sunday after
noon at 5 o'clock. Ho worked as
usual until ono week ago when ho
contracted pneumonia and could not
James II. Babbitt was born at
Lewlsburg, Va., Oct. 8. 1843 and died
at North Platte, Neb., Nov. 21, 1920.
He camo to III , In tho early days and
at Carlylo ho married Miss Sophia
Marsh, Nov. 13, 18GC. Ho camo to
North Platte In 1868 and worked con
tinuously for tho Union Paclfls for 45
years. He was pensioned In 1U13. A
year ago ho went to work for tho
Pacific Fruit Express Co. and was
employed there until his sickness.
Mr. Babbitt Is survived by his wife
and six children. Tho children aro
Miss Eunice Babbitt of Lincoln, Albert
Babbitt of Los Angeles, -James Babbitt
Edward Babbitt, Mrs. Minnie Farmer
and Mrs. Jessie Mathlcson. Ho also
leaves ono brothor, F. N. Babbitt of
Tho funeral will bo conducted by
the Masonic fraternity at tho home,
For tho llrst tlmo slnco 1910, North
Platto and Grand Island will play
football this yoar. A gamo was sched
uled for last Thanksgiving but the
storm proventod its being played. Tho
game of 1910 ended in a decisive do
feat for North Platto at tho hands of
ono Tlmrp, who was a wonder. Tills
year, tho locals aro expecting to turn
tho tableland show tho Islanders a
class of ball that they havo not yet
North Platte's team is in good
shape after tho hard season and tho
Grand Island boys aro reported to bo
up on their toes It will bo a good
gamo and is counted among tho im
portant games of tho day this year In
Nebraska. ' A preliminary gamo bo-
tweon the Second team and a team
from Maxwell high has been arrang
ed.. Thanksgiving afternoon at City
OF OLDER BOYS
THANKSiilYINU VACATION TO BE
I'SED BY OLDER BOYS CONFERENCE.
Nebraska Bill, a fast Jack Rabbit,
was captured last week by W. B.
Flack and a pack of 11 hounds near
While exercising his dogs last Fri
day tills rabtiit was started by Mr.
F!ack, the chase lasting for two
miles, the rabbit then being "holed".
"Some rabbit," said Mr, Flack, who
immediately dug him out and shipped
him. to. North Platte. " '.
Nebraska Bill Is now In .the cours
ing park with fill, the "speed" king"
and tho owner offers $100 for any
pair of dogs that will capture him
at the Coursing Meet Nov. 30th, Dec.
1-2-3-4.: Don't fall 'to see "Nebraska
CARD 0F THANKS
Thanks to the Mnspnlc Blue Lodge
for Hie flowers. (The finest I ever
saw. T nm glnd I wis here to see
the in. JOHN HIN3IAN.
Park or tho old Football grounds
The War Mothers need the co-operation
of nil women eligible to member
ship in tho North Platto local. Tho
memorial will be erected ag soon ns
tho funds are in sight.
GOVERNMENT "TO ESTABLISH
LANDING FIELDS ALONG THE
From New York comes word that
Second Assistant Postmaster General
Otto Traeger has expressed the Idea
that a landing Held for noroplanos
should be laid out every ten miles
along tho Lincoln Highway. Each
should bo largo enough to accommo
date the aeroplanes of 1921 which
will havo a speed of over 200 miles
ner hour. Tho Lincoln Highly For-
BOY SCOUTS TO HOLD AN OPEN
JIEETING TONIGHT AT THE
SUItGEON LOCATES IN NORTH
The Boy Scouts of North Platto will
hold an opon meeting at tho Franklin
Auditorium Tuesday evening at 7:30.
Eacli troop will have a section re
served for. It and each will be expect
ed to occupy its section with a -full
uttemhinco. Sonic . poppy songs and
yells are on' the prqgrain. Tho High
acnooi uauut'uautl will play and the
boys of-Troop Ono wjll furnish music
for the program. Tho main feature
of the evening is an address to tho
Scouts by J. G. Beeler. He will talk
on Boy Scout work and what It should
mean to tho community. Everyone
Dr. McKirnhan, who practised in
North Platto for a short time a Hum
bert of years ago, has returned hero
and expects to mako Oils his per
manent homc Ho has boon In Chicago
most of tho time slnco leaving here.
At the opening of the war ho entered
thonrmy and was sent overseas. Ho
saw hospital work at tho front in
Franco and ha8 treated many Ameri
can, French hnd Gorman soldiers,
Upon ids return to this country with
tho last of the troops, he took some
advanced work in Chicago and then
camo to North Platto. Dr. McKirahan
win contino nig practice to surgery
and for tho present will maintain of
fices ovor the Rexall Drug Store.
THANKSGIVING SERVICES TO BE
HELD THURSDAY MORNING AT
B- rpi 1 wl SR
r or i nanKsgiviiig:
- .. r ofnffrmc nnw hiivn .
landing fields along the Lincoln High-1, )(j tj)
way and mentions rnua eV .-. -a b - mootl cwc th ilurln tho win
borne, ra., umana, nunu
Cheyenne, Rock Springs, Salt Lake,
Reno, Sacramento and San Francisco- macule COUNTY PIONEER LIV-
I.Mr -UH llhKSIIIvY DIES.
iho Vestern Nebraska 1II-Y Older
uoys xxmferonco will bo held at tho
'rankUn Auditorium Friday even
ing, all day Saturday and Sunday af
ternoon. This Is for tho oldor boys
In tho High Schools of tho western
part of tho state. Approximately ono
hundred fifty dolegates are expected
from-out of town. All of tho towns
and cities In this part of tho stato
have, been Invited to send dolegates
and a largo numbor havo written that
their boys aro coming A flno pro
gram has been worked out by Sec
retary Kendall of Grand Island who
Is in charco -of tho conforoncn and
who will bo hero with a Btaff of boy's
workers. Tho outlino of tho urogram
for tho conforonco includes a moot
ing on Friday evening with singing,
speaking and business, a session on
Saturday morning with papers, dis
cussions nnd addresses followed by
a ono hour session after dinner and
tho rest of tho afternoon glvon over
to games and stunts Saturday night
tho boys will bo banqueted In tho
basement of tho Prpsbytorian Church
with toasts and ontortainment on tho
sldo. Sunday morning they will be
called together at 10 A. M. for a
special program and at 11 they will
scatter to tho different churches they
prefer. Sunday Afternoon at 2:30
they will hold a mass mooting for
all boys and at 4 o'clock they will
Tho Local U. A. It. ladles enter
tained their fiionds at a banquet at
tho Methodist Church last evening
with Mrs. Frank I Rlngon of Lincoln,
Stnto Regent of tho D. A. R. as guest
of honor. About sixty wcro prosouL
A Hue four course banquet was served
by tho ladles of tho church. Toasts
wore given by Mrs. C. F. Spencer,
Mrs. U I. Zook, Mrs. Ringer and
Mrs. York Hlnmnu, who was Toast
mistress, Tho latter part of tho even
ing was taken up with a musical en
tertainment by Airs. Elizabeth B.
Cramer, Mrs. C. F. Koch, Miss Janet
McDonald, Miss Dorothy Htnmau and
MIss.Esther Antonldcs. It wns a sceno
from "yo olden tymcs" and was very
cleverly put on in costumo and with
appropriate music. Tho banquet wnB
tho cclobratlon of tho Fourth Anniver
sary of tho organization of tho Local
, , , , Q i i i i
NORTH PLATTE BOY IS MAKING
GOOD BACK IN OLD OHIO:
Union Thanksgiving so vices will
behold Thursday morning from nlno
to .ton. o'clock at tho Presbyterian
Church. Itov. R. P. Stovons of the
Christian Church will deliver the
sermon.. Special music has boon pro
vided. Everyone is urged to attend,
CITY LIBRARY EXTENDS ITS FA-
CILITIES TO CLUBS IN OTHER
Ono of tho now departures oil tho
City Library this year is tho exten
sion of its library facilities to sur
rounding towns. Club and Church
workers in other places aro pornilt-
Harry Smith, son of Mr. nnd Mrs.
J I. Smith of this city, Is athlotlo
conch in West High School, Akron,
Ohlrt, On Saturday Nov. 0, West
High Football team won from South
High by a scoro of 20 to 0. A copy ot
tho Akron Times now before us saya:
"Coach Smith and tho fatos had con
nived to sorvo a surprise that novor
an oulja board In tho city had oven
hinted at. It waB South High's first
defeat of tho season nnd It followed
on tho heels of Soutlis breath-taking
victory ovor Youngstown, which team
had not suffered defeat in five years
before South burled itj" ,
Thcso high schools havo from 1,
000 to 4,000 studonts each and it la
somo honor Ur bo athletic coach in
such n school and train the whining
learn. Harry Smith will bo remem
bered as Captain of tho N. P. II. S.
tcnfiP'of 1908 which hnd ai almost
KKTEllTAINaiENlTis WANTED FOB
HI.Y CONFERENCE MEMBERS.
E. L. Stephens, in charge of tho
local arrangements for tho Hl-Y con-
E. O. MAKES
, DONATION OF
Beautiful Made Up Bouquets
of Fresh Cut Flowers ....
North Platte Floral' Co.
W. 12 th
DURAL1TE POWER AND LIGHT.
THE PORTER ELECTRIC CO.
510 Locust St. North Platte, Nebr. Phones 240 and 246J.
.1. II. Ross, living north of Hershoy
died. Sunday at his homo after a-llng-
cring Illness He Is tho father of
Amos Ross of this city nnd lias sev
eral other children. Tho funeral
will bo held from tho homo today and
the body will bo brought to North
Plnrte for burial.
ATTENTION YE03I EN !
There will bo a Thanksgiving Social
lit tho K. C Hall Thursday ovcnlng,
Nov. 25th. All members aro rcnuestod
to bo present as tho Committers imn
good treat In storo. Refreshments
will bo served. Come.
uuuiKeis aim on saio with many
now numbers added In tho plain
wools, all very reasonably priced. E.
T. Tramp & Sons.
One of the helpful lines undertaken
by tho local Chapter of the P. E. O.
during this yoar has been tho dona
tion of boqks to the City Library.
Over 200 books havo already been
given and .more aro promised.
ATTENTION ALL MASTER JIASONS
T(io funeral of tho lato James Bab
bitt will bo held Thursday morning.
All Masons aro requested to meet at
Masonic Hnll at 9:30 a. m.
tod to send to this library for any forenco next Friday, Saturday '.and
books ot roference wanted and if such
book is availablo hero It is Ionned
to thorn A numbor of requests have
como so far and most of them havo
boon acted upon favorably.
Electric Lamps for the table and
desk Clinton, tho Jeweler.
Sunday requests us to ask those Vho
will entertain ono or more of the
visiting boys for tho two nights and
brenkfasts they aro hero, to phone
tho offlco of tho City Superintendent
of Schools, No. 100.
Gifts that last, Clinton, tho jowclor.
The local chapter of War Mothers
will be entertained by Mrs. John
Baker, Mrs. Mary Elder and Mrs.
Ray Lnngford at the homo of Mrs.
Baker, 503 W. Sixth Street Friday
evening, Nov. 2Cth. All War Moth
ers are invited to attend and join the
chapter. A 15 cent luncheon will bo
All our merchandise Is on sale, ab
solutely everything In Rcady-to-
Wear goes. Our prices aro beyond
comparison and alterations ure freo.
E. T. Tramp and Sons.
"H r m m mi n i T nn T
Keith heatre yuTN,i
MATINEE AND NIGHT
Offers the All New 1920 Edition of the Spark
ling Musical Farce
All Aboard for Cuba
A Tropical Revue wjth a Tropical'lieacli Chorus,
The Comhined Charm of its Joyous Melodies and
Refreshing Gaiety makes it Simp'y Incomparihle.
P" Evening 75c, $1$1,.0, S2, plus war tax
rriCeS Matinee Saturday 2:20. Prices 75c and SI.
Seat Sale at Box OIlYe Now.
Because We are still Selling
We sold three cars yesterday for
Cars can always be sold.
We knew you people would always want good
cars at fair prices, and we are here to serve you
today, and next year and the next. .
We are thankful that we have back of us
such an organization as Dodge Brothers, building
good cars today at the full capacity of their great
factory. Always giving a full measure of value,
always valueintr, their buyers' good-will, there is
always a market for their product. Changes in
prices and markets will not change their policy
of giving over-value, and you will obtain this now
or a year from now or any time that you may buy
your Dodge Brothers car.
We want you all to know that you can buy a
Dodge Brothers car safely now, that there will be
no change in price at any time. Terms are avail
able on present purchases.
We arc OPTIMISTIC, as we , know now, as
always, good products and good service will build
GOOD BUSINESS. Whenever you have need
lor a good motor car, including good after ser
vice, we will be here to, serve you.
; V. Romigh,
SLxtli and Locust.
A very nice Hudson Super-Six Speedster for sale
at a reasonable price. Ask to see it.
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