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TUESDAY and FIIIDAY
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, DECEMBER 19, 1922."
CHARGE AGAINST CITY
STATEMENT BY EXECUTIVE IN
REPLY TO CHARGES MADE BY
Tho following statement is address
ed to tho public and will bo read with
much interest by those who read tho
article in tho 'last issue o tho Trlbuno
by Mr. Shumnn. Mr. Evan3 has signed
the article and stands responsible for
its contents, just as Mr. Shumnn
signed lift article and stands ro -
sponsible for it. Tho letter should
help to .clear up some of the uncor -
talnties which have bothered the
To the Public:
In tho issue of the North' Platto
Trlbuno for December 16th, there ap
pears tho following statement; "How
can an officer of a county, school dis
trict or village profit Dy any contract
such officer makes? The Jaw pro
vides that no such officer can have
any interest direct or indirect, in any
That law has been violated frequent
ly during tho last two years by tho
officers of the county, of tho City of
North Platto, and of other government
In so far as the above statements
refer to the officers of tho City of
North PJatto, the same to tho best of
my knowledge are unfounded and un-;
true, and I desire to reassuro tho poo-
pie of this city, of what thev alreadv i
know, that the contracts of tho city j
during tho past two years, aggre-!
gating about three-fourths million of J
dollars, have, been advantageously.
made, beneficially performed and ab-
solutely free from taint of graft or!
crookedness. , I
The City Council will meet in regu
lar session Tuesday evening, and tho
Tribune and tho public all generally
are, invited and requested to bo pres
ent and filiform or bo informed with
respect to any phaso of this matter
and especially as to the relation of
anyNpfficer to any contract.
E. H. EVANS, Mayor.
Christmas perfumes and
waters. Rincker Drug Co.
Leather pocketbooks at $1.25 to $3
each. Hotel Palace Bazaar.
North Platte Lincoln basket ball
game will bo played here Saturday,
See Our Christmas candles. 15c per
pound and up. Burke Cash Grocery,
f.21 E 4th Street.
f New floor lamps, bridge and Junior
Models, genuine CJieney silk shades
guaranteed not to fade. Dixon, tho
MissCaroHno Bolton will leavo in a
fow days for California, after spending
tho past month at tho homo of hor
sister, Mrs. W. II. McDonald.
Wednesday and Thursday.
RALPHS AND MAY
Club Juggling nnd swinging, Jap spools, Dovil sticks, Mat Spinning
and balancing. This act has played in fourteen countries with suc
cess and Both members do equal amount of work. Neat and fast all
tho way through.
HABBY LEE v
Tho Ventrllpqull Bell Hop. An artist of exceptional ability. Ho
has won for himself a nnmo in tho east as an ontortalner. This is his
first tlmo west and you will like him. Ho is different. His pleasing
voico is a great asset to his offering, rendering many now popular
EVANS AND MAYE
Harmony and dancing. Thoir offering is clean, wholosomo and
very well presented. Following soveral refined selection, Miss Mayo
offers her dancing numbers. Nothing in this lino can compare with
hor dancing. ,
THE OBPBEUS COMEDY FOUB
THE GBOUCH KILLEBS
From tho moment they appear until they finish- their act is ono
long laugh. Tho appearanco of tho four garbed in tho costumes of
characters they aro to portray starts tho rlsabllitles and it is all off
but tho laughter. As a singing quartetto thoy rank with tho best as
comedians. Thoy aro in a class by themselves. " v
A chango of pictures each night.
TWO .FARM "WOMEN ARE ELECT
ED TO COUNT!" FARM
At the annual meeting of the Lln-'i
coin county Farm Bureau which toon.
, nlace nt Firemen's hall last Friday
aftornoon Mrs- Ruth Gibson of Wall-
aco and Mrs. II. C. Rahmoyof wore
, uiuuieu 10 mo oonru ot directors in
tho places of Aaron Knno and An
drew Howard. A. D. Colvln was
elected in the place of Nath Bratten
and S. J. Koch and Jas. Shoup was
re-elected. "Hickory Gone" Sullivan
spoke for the Farm Bureau and Jas.
Lawrence of Lincoln for the Exten
sion Service. The president: A. H.
Leavitt, secretary and Fred McCly
mnt, treasurer. Mr. and Mrs. Koch
v01"0 elected dolegatcs to the state
convention of tho Nebraska Farm
uBureauwlth Mr. and Mrs. Shoup as
Alternates. Tho attendance was not
I largo but was representative of tho
of all parts of tho
PRESHYTERIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL
TO GIVE INTERESTING PRO-.
GRAM FRIDAY NIGHT
Tho following Christmas program
will bo given at the Presbyterian
church Friday, Dec. 22. Song, Hark
the Herald Angles Sing; Recitation,
Loulso Hollman; Christmas Greet
ings, Mrs. Curtis' class; Song, Silent
Night; Recitation by Raymond Deata
Alice Vernon nnd Irvln Theas;; Solo,'
Royor Hastings; Recitations by
Gladys Robblns, Robort Allen and
Ella Jane Otten; Piano Solo, Dorothy
Elder; Recitation, Edna Scott and
Lois Braham; Luthor Cradlo Hymn
Primary Room; Recitation, Horace
Crosby; Reading, Ida Payne; Solo,
Gertrude Rltner; Three minute talks
on "The Happiest Christmas I Ever
Had" by Rov. Patterson, Mrs. M. E.
Crosby and Miss Georgina McKay;
Song, O Littlb Town of Bethlehem,
Shades for electric lamps at 35c to
$20. Hotel Palace Bazaar.
Incense burners at 25c to $3.00. -All
flavors of Incense. Hotel Palace Ba
zaar. Miss Alburta Callcndcr who Is
teaching at Sarben spent the week
end in tho city 'with her parents Mr.
and Mrs. B. O. Callender.
Mats made of beads to put dishos
on make very attractive Christmas
gifts. All colors and sizes. 75c to
$2,00. Dixon tho Jowelor.
Mrs. F. S. McDannol left yesterday
for hor homo In Hastings after .visit
ing in the city at tho homo of her
daughter Mrs. Iva Longnecker.
Miss Wilma Coates will arrive
homo Friday from Lincoln whero sho
is attending tho University to spend
tho holidays with her parents Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Coates.
E. Gowdy, chief dispatcher for tho
Union Pacific has been appointed '
trainmaster on tho soventh district.
Mr. Gowdy will bo succeeded by Mr. '
Smith, former night dispatcher at
SHORT STORIES OF
PEOPLE m THUGS
itisjis OF INTEREST ABOUT BE
C12NT HAPPENINGS IN THIS
Superintendent Ailcon G. Cochran
says another call has como to l(3r
offlco for clothing for a family Of
threo children. In tho family aro a girl
of twelve,-a boy of ton and a boy of
seven "years. Sho asks that nnvnnn
having clothing suitable for these
children should phono 502W.
Professor W. W. Fry of Philadel
phia, Penn. arrived hero Wednesday
or last week to visit for a fow days
with M. H. Fry and family of this
city and O. F. Fry and family of
Hershoy. Mr. Fry i3 at tho head of
the Palmer Business College of Phil
adelphia, which institution has moro
than a thousand students.
Press dispatches toll of tho elec
tion of P. R. Halllgan of Lincoln as
commander of Richard L. Harris
post, of tho Veterans of Foreign
Wars. Mr. Halllgan was an officer
in tho 34th division overseas and Is
a Major In tho Nebraska National
Guard,., Ho is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. .J. Halllgan of this city and
lived, here until ho. enlisted for tho
A letter to the Tribune from Mrs.
Robert Simmons of Scottsbluff, says
Mr. Simmons has selected Lourenco H.
Malono of O'NeUl as secretary whllo
in Congress. Mr. Malono served Con
gressman Klnkaid in tint capacity be
fore tho war. Ho resigned and enlist;
ed in tho army. At tho close of tho
war ho again becamo Mr. Kinknld's
secretary and was serving in that
capacity at the time of Judge Kin
kaid's death. Hejs now' with Judge
Humphrey at Washington.
At what rate do birds fly in this
vicinity? People owning automobiles
can make calculations which would bo
Interesting If they were compared.
Sometimes a bird will fly up from the
center of the road for some distance.
If someone in the car would notice
tho speedometer and thon observe if
the car is gaining or losing on tho
bird, tho approximate speed of tho
STORE OPEN EVENINGS
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A PRESENT SUBE TO PLEASE
Men's extra quality pure linen
handkerchiefs. Largo side
specially priced. Three hand
kerchiefs in Xmas q t
box for ... p
Jon's fancy colqred border
handkerchiefs. Tho popular
handkerchief for tho woll
dressed mnn. Special
prlco each t)5C
Men's beautiful Pongeo silk
handkerchief is tho now novolty
handkorchief. Extra f
heavy silk each J)l
lien's fine silk cotton handker
chiefs packed ono in a pnekago.
Theso handkerchiefs nro largo
sizo and soft finish. CA
Four for DuC
Men's initlnl handkerchiefs very
Hno quality nnd with beautiful
embroidered Initial. lZn
Snoclallv priced oach J 3C
Men's largo sizo whito handker
chiefs, soft finish fn
Special price 0 for.. OUC
NOBTH PLATTE S BEST CLOTHIERS
FOB MEN AND BOYS
STOBE OPEN EVENINGS
BEBT1IE ANNOUNCES SELECTION
OF 1IEBS1IEY MAN FOB
Sheriff-elect V. L. Bcrtho mndo tho
announcement tho last, ot tho wcok
that ho had soloctod Joint Lannin of
Hershoy as his Deputy. Mr. Lannin
has Hvod in Hershoy for a nunibor of
yoars and 1s well known thoro but
hns novor taken any part in county
politics. Ho nnd Mrs. Lannin oxpoct
to make their homo in tho Jail build
ings whero ho can bo on hand at all'
times. Hershoy pcoplo say Mr. Bofthe
has made a good solectlon.
Mr. and Mrs. Simon Whilo of Suth
erland aro visiting in tho city nt tho
G. W. Slzomoro homo.
bird could bo determined. It is cor
tuin that birds do not really travol ns
fast as they liavo been given credit
for trnvellng. Tho Bird Lover will bo
glad to hear of such reckonings
whether made by young folks or ad
Just when it scorned that thingii
woro gottlng along nicely In tho pre
parations for ho state convention ot
Volunteer Firomon which is to be
held hero next month, announcement
comes that plans havo gono astray
m rogard to tho banquet. Tho com
mitteo in charge of Fred Dick had
been asked to allow tho American
Legion Auxiliary to servo tho ban
quet in the Lloydjopora houso and
it was understood that tho Auxiliary!
was considering tho matter favorably !
when word camo that tho Auxiliary!
has decided not to take It up. It I
seems that tho firemen want to :
guarantee a thousand plates at ono '
dollar each and tho Auxiliary did not '
think it could handlo such 'a big '
proposition. Mr.. Dick and his com
mittee aro looking for - Bomoono to
take up thoir proposition and havo
received oncoragomdnt from sovoral
organizations although nothing def
inite has boon hoard from anyone.
There is now only' five weeks until
for all your
LOCAL BASKET BALL TEAM TO
Plans havo boon mndo for the loonl
i bnskot ball tonm to mnko a Christmas
j trip through Nobraskaf Wyoming nnd
Colorado The team and tho coach will
Iohvo horo tho morning of December
2Cth, returning January 4. Tho sched
ulo for games is as follows: Sidney,
Dec. 2G; Chcyonno, Doc. 27; Greeley,
Doc. 28; Ilouldor, Colo., Dec 30; Colo
rado Springs, Colo., Jan. 1; Sterling,
Colo., Jan. 2; Julesburg, Colo., Jan 3.
On Docombor 31 the tonm and the
conch will mako a trip through tho
Royal Gorge. This trip will bo very
educational for many ot tho boys havo
novor had tho opportunity to mnko!
such a trip to tho mountains, besides
tho team will meet somo ot tho most
representative teams of tho west. Tlu
nnmes of tho boys who will mako tho
trip will bo announced later.
EVERYONE INVITED TO ATTEND
A meeting of tho Paront-Tenchers
will bo hold to-morrow afternoon at
3:00. Tho following program will bo
given: Flying Doves, piano duct by
Freda Johnson nnd Lena Mary Stone,
Solo, ChristmaB song, "I Onco Loved
a Boy", Miss Roxann Erb; piano
solo, Lois Hart; Travol Loguo "Eu
ropo", Mrs Elizabeth Waro. Mrs. C.
C. Williams is tho president and Miss
Mrs. C. R. Brotornltz roturnod
Saturday from Sidney whero sho
spent several days visiting with rela
tives. Miss Elslo Waltomath arrived
homo Sunday from Omaha whero sho
has boon visiting ,Jwlth friends for
tho past fow weoks.
Claudo and Alvln Woingand arriv
ed Saturday from Boulder, Colo,
whero thoy havo been attending tho
School of Mines. Thoy will visit in
the city with relatives.
See. this New Car.
family for all year
Here is winter comfort and known Dodge
dependability at an unheard of price for a full
four door closed car. Come in and examine this
new car which is now on our floor. Consider if .
this would not be the year's best present for your
Prlco Is $1,51(50, dolivorcd here. '
J. V. ROMIQII, Dealer.
All Dodge Models' now, on 'display at our,.'
salesroom. " . ,
ADJOURN JURY TERM
Of DISTRICT COORT
LARGE NUMBER OF CASES ARE
SETTLED IN AND OUT
OF COURT ROOM
Tills wook will seo tho wind up of
an important term of Lincoln county
District court. Judgo Towell dis
charged tho Jury Saturday night and
is spending several dnys horo Bottl
lug up cases which do notorequiro a
Jury a,nd conferring with lawyers in
rogard to tho futuro of ponding cases.
In summing up tho work of tho la3t
llvo 'wcoks yesterday Judgo Towell
said tho court had disposed of at
leaBt 150 cases which wore on tho
docket. Ho said a number had been
settled out of court tho settlement
being hastened by tho cnll for trial.
This loaves about 125 cases on tho
docket but when It is romomborcd
that a number of theso cases aro not
subject to trial until ns long as nine
months after thoy nro filed tho con
dition is hotter than it appears. How
over, Judgo Towell nnd tho lawyers
had about agreed last night to call a
special session with a Jury on Jan
uary 15 and continuing two weeks
with tho Idea of cleaning up ?ib,
many cases nt that timo as possible.
It is not expected that tho docket can
bo cleared nt any timo ns now cases
nro being filed all tho time but tho
court is trying to hold Its own and
not got behind. In only seven of
tho cases tried Woro tnon sentenced
and of those not ono was below
twonty-ono years of ago. Judgo
Towoll will leavo this week for his
homo In Sidney whero ho twill spend
tho Christmas holidays with his
Trlbuno for'Chrjstmas. $1.60 year
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