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"WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7th, 1893.
Isaac Dillon went to Elkhora, Neb.,
Friday to try his hand at black ban
fishing, that specie of the finny tribe
being very plentiful in that section.
-How about the Fourth of July; wiil
North Platte properly observe the flay?
C. Hbnaker and wife, of Gandy,
were in. town Monday enroute to the
S. B. McKinstry, the Sutherland
banker, transacted business in town the
latrer part of the week.
The county commissioners convene
-udge Hinman left for Chicago Fri- on the 12th inst. and will sit as a board
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day:morning to attend a meeting- of the
anti-trust committee, of which body he
ofthe members from Nebraska.
The Knights of Pythias conferred
the rank of knight on a candidate Fri
day evening and after the ceremonies
held a banquet which proved very en
Another drop in fair to Chicago was
maae oaiuruay ana you can now buy a
round-trip ticket from North Platte to
the Windy City for the sum of $28.70.
This is still about $8.70 more than it
Kansas strawberries, of a very good
quality, are being received in this mar
ket and retail at twenty-five cents a box.
Hosae grown berries are beginning to
ripea, but the supply is not greater than
the seeds of those owning the beds,
The appointment of E. R. Griffin,
formerly of this city, to the position of
station- agent at Denver, is one The
Tribune is pleased to chronicle and the
people of North Platte will be glad to
learn. The" position carries with it a
very desirable salary.
Lester Eells and Scott Keith left
tbia morning for Oshkoeh, Deuel county,
to look after a tree claim which the
former located near that village several
yeaas ago. They went to Big Springs by
rail and will drive across the country
from that point.
jThe Junior baseball club goes to
Sutherland Sunday for the purpose of
engaging the young men of that place
in a game. If the boys play as well
away from home as they do on their
own diamond, they will return with
scalps Jnngling.Jrom their belts.
xesterday the local L. L. A. received
a challeuge from the Wallace literary
society requesting them to visit that
village and take part in a debating con
test. Ttie question for debate is the free
jinae of silver, the North Platte boys
selectingtho affirmative side of the ques
tion. Tfcc'dnte of the debate has not
Sheriff Baker has sent out 4,009
circulars civing a description of the
escaped horso thief W. H. Bell. These
circulars have been sent srom Ohio to
California, and from the gulf to the
' British possessions, and it would seem
. that Bell must sooner or later bo cap
tured. The Sheriff is sparing no expense
in. his efforts to have tho fugitive xe-
At a meeting of the Buffalo Bill
Hook and ladder Company Monday
evening the membership was increased
to twenty-five. The officers of tho com
pany are as follows: Captain, W. J.
Boche. first assistant, Arthur McNa
marn; second assistant, W. H. C. Wcod
hursti treaBuror. R. I. Graves; secretary,
E..F. Bideout. Tho meeting night has
been changed from second to the first
Monday night of each month.
Since . the. council has taken the
- subjectoftf. cJaairte lights iato serious
consideration, several gentlewea have
announced themselves in favor of putt
ing in a plant for manufacturing the
now kind of gas which can be supplied
at one-dollar per thousand feet and is
adapted for lighting purposes os well as
. for..fuel. It is said to be much cheaper
for the latter purpose than either coal
-Jl daughter of Jacob Bicbger, who
resides near Wellfleet, arrived "the latter
part of the week from Switzerland, being
consigned to W. C. Elder, clerk of the
district court. At the request of Kichger
Mr. Elder sent a certificate to Switzer
land stating that the father was com-
petonti to care for the daughter and that
she would not be a clinrge to the county,
state or government, and upon the receipt
of thin certificate the cirl. who is about
twenty, started on her journey and made
a safe arrival hero.
The board of oducatioa held its
monthly meeting Monday evening, and
among the business considered were the
applications for positions as teachers.
It i said that a meeting will be held
in a day or two at which n selection, but
not an election, of teachors will be made.
This action is to be taken so that teachers
maybe incidentally informed whether
their services will be required the com
ing year, and if they are not re-employed
it will givo them a better opportunity to
apply for schools than though thoy
waited until the election which is held in
Geo. C. Campbell, who passed Sun
day at his farm in Plant precinct, says
crops in that section indicate that the
farmers will certainly have something to
eat and sell this season; everything look
ing especially fine. Zavier Toillion, who
lives in Nichols precinct, Bays he never
had ns good prospects for a bountiful
crop, and L. O. Baker, of Baker precinct,
rfTsaytfhe hns every reaton to feel happy
over tho crop prospects. These three
reports are undoubtedly a fair sample of
the condition in all the products of the
county since the late rains.
The game cf ball at the fair grounds
Sunday afternoon between the first and
second nines resulted in a victory for the
latter by a score of seven to three. The
first nine has not practiced this season
and an a result are not in shape, while
the "kid" have been playing consider-!-ably,
are in good form and put up an
excellent -game, as is evidenced by the
ecore. It is said that the first nine
intended to take some of the "conceit"
out oi the "kids" in this game, but the
resuli; shows that they did not correctly
reckon the ability of the younger boys.
The application for liquor license by
Davis fc Wilkins of Brady Island, which
was presented to the county commis
sioners recently, was followed by a re
monstrance by citizens of that village
and on Friday and Saturday of last week
a hearing was held before the board of
commissioners. The applicants employed
Grimes & Wilcox as their attorneys and
the protesting delegation, headed by
Judge Stockton and Mr. Matthewson,
secured the legal services of H. D. Rhea.
The rembnstratora alleged that the
applicants" did not have a majority of the
resident freeholders of the precinct, and
the contest was warmly pressed on both
. sides, lasting until late Saturday even
. ing. The commissioners reserved decis
ion until the 12Ur inst.
of equalization of assessments for some
Night operator Cox now wears an
increased smile on bis face, due to the
arrival of a girl baby at his home yester
Walter Peale leaves to day for Curtis
where he goes for the purpose of execu
ting some fine decorating and painting
for the people of that town.
"At Last," a gold leaf substitute for
outside work that is durable, at Peale's.
H. S. Keith has received a large and
varied stock of anti-rust tinware which
is guaranteed not to rust under any
condition. The ware is worthy your in
spection. Patterson fc Alexander have com
pleted their contract of breaking prairie
for the ditch company, having turned
under over seven hundred acres of sod
Jacob Meyer, the boot and shoe
maker in the Neville building on Locust
6treet, guarantees satisfactory work at
fair prices. Custom work receives
We learn that Frank Wilson, for
merly of this city, is very low with con
sumption in Texas. His sister, Mrs.
Griffin, of Donver, has been with him
for a week past.
Services nt the Church of Our
Saviour next Sunday. Holy communion
at 7:30 a. m., morning service at 11 and
evening service at 8 o'clock. Subjects:
Morning, "Parents and Children." Even
"Cyclists" Enamel Paint for repair
ing at Peale's.
Mr. Lucas, tho clerk in Longley's
drug 6tore, went to Nebraska City, Mon
day for the purpose-of being examined
by the State Board of Pharmncy which
is holding a session there. The young
man will undoubtedly pass the examina
tion and become a licensed and registered
-The nip from -a poisonous snake is
but a flight remove from being moru
dangorous than tho poison of Scrofula
in tho blood. Ayer's Sarsaparilla puri
fies tho vital fluid, expels all poisonous
substances, and supplies the elements of
life, hoalth and strength.
It is stated that the B. & M. has
reduced the round trip fare from Denver
to Chicngo to 821.75, a cut of about 818
Grading on Front street began Mon
day and as soon as that street is com
pleted others will receive attention. The
roadways of the city are gradually being
put in excellent condition.
Rev. Geo. H. McAdam, of Grand
Island, formerly of this city, arrived in
town this morning and will visit relatives
for several days. Mrs. McAdam has
been here for a week or more.
Dan Ferguson, who made North
imte nis Home prior to lots, out now
the owner of . actable of trotting horses
in California its expected to 'arrive in
town in a day or two and will visit his
mother and sisters.
When court convenes on the 6th of
next month the jury trials wi.l be heard
first, the jurymen excused at the last
term to occupy the box. Judge Holcomb,
of Broken Bow, will preside on the bench
sufficiently long to dispose of the cases
which were heard but not settled by him
at the November term last year.
Tho merchants of North Platte have
formed an association to protect them
selves against shop lifters. Thank for
tune, we haven't any of those kind of
people in this town. When they want
anything here that belongs to someone
else they just kick the doo.c or back
window in and help themselves. Wal
A low area of atmospheric pressure
(or storm centre) was central this morn
ing in Montana and moving eastward,
Thus far it is only accompanied by high
winds and warm weather. It may pos
sibly cause a chanre of -weather in this
section in the next thirty-six, hours.
The rainfall for the week ending this
date is 1.81 inches. The previous week
it wns oue inch. P
Travel on passenger trains Nos. 6
and 2 is increasing as the season ad
vances, as many as a dozen coaches being
attached to the trains. Coming down
on No. 2 the latter part of the week
Conductor Hine had 106 passengers
from California bound for Chicago. In
order to get a berth on n fuilman it is
necessary to telegraph a week or ten
Two train loads of "saw bones,"
members of the National Association of
Railway Surgeons, passed through town
Saturday evening, those in the first train
taking supper at the Pacific hotel.
These "medics" held their annual con
vention in Omuha last week and were
Rev. L. P. McDonald officiated at 1
Gothenburg Sunday last. .
Milo McGlono went to Denver Satur
day -flight where he will, work at his
C.i F. Ormsby returned to Colorado
Springs on Wednesday night of last
J. W. McSay, one of the legal lights of
Ogalalla, transacted business in tows
Miss Fezler, of Grand Island, has been
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Blood
for several days. - .
Mrs. Hans Gertler is visiting friends
at Wilbur; Neb., having left for thai
point Sunday night.
Joe McGraw, who is doing the me
chanical work on the Chappell Register,
was down on a visit Sunday.
Denny Redmond is numbered with
North Platte's contingent at Chisago,
having left Saturday night.
Mrs. J. L. Minor returned from Platts-
mouth the latter part of the week ac
companied by a lady friend.
Passenger brakeman Earl Derby has
been transferred to the fast mail 'rati
between Omaha and Cheyenne.
Walter Hoagland returned yesterday
morning from ijincoln, wnere ne nasi
been attoiiding tho State University.
Mrs. B. McDonald leaves for Viacee.-
nes, ma., the early part or next ween,
having rented hor house to Mr. Denis.
Mrs. H. S. Bonl.JIrs. W. F. Cody aad
Irma left Sunday morning-tor Ch:
where they will remain two or three
Fairbanks scales have boon put ifeat
the entrance to the baggage and express
room for the convenience of ageats
Cotton and McGovern.
Miss Belle Buckwortb, who has beea
a teacher in the Hastingsgpublic scheeJs,
ft. yiir7 i
5 t '
-. i I guarantee you satisfaction when I jit glasses to
fyur e!esi and an,J 'mm within one year that your
ltn3t8need changing. I will change free of charge.
Jfyour eyes are bothering you call and have them
" examined. No extra chargeor examining your eyes.
C. C. CLINTON, Practical Opticiax.
Ids with the matter for two
the city council on Mon
look action in the prelimi-
werk looking to erecting an electric
and unless something entire
ly Mwraesesd occurs thejrtreetsof North
FIatteCwil.be lighted by electricity
, -8srsl weeks ago a petition, signed
br tie MrsJsite number of freeholders
aMh;ward, was presented to the
H Mssiag that a proposition to
rate hoiis tor erecting a plant be sub-
etteitoihv voters. This petition was
returned home the latter part of the
to pass the summer vacatiou. "
H. R. Ottman, of Charles City, Iowa,
has been in town for several dayB leak
ing after his property interests and visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Dillard.
Miss Eunice Babbitt and Miss Iras
Hartman roturned Monday from Oaaaha
where they went as delegates to the
Btate meeting of the Epworth Leagiie.
Joseph Hershey concluded SumUj
that he was entitled to a little vacaiioa
enroute to Colorado on a pleasure jaunt atlj eft that dny for Chicago wher he aUie without the guard of a franchise,
A majority were accompanied by their
wives. The cornet band discoursed
music at tho 'depot while tho train
No address or speech given in the
city for a long time has received so many
compliments ns the one delivered by Miss
W. E. Hesse, president of the. lecal W.
will take in tho bigfair for a couple, ef hisbMBsT; the case .the only way in
weeks. ' , hrjbichiwe-ean socure the much needed
A brother of Mrs. W. J. Cruzetf lw LWi i vote Iwnds, and rather than
ing in Vincennes, Ind., was a member of Fffl.'S6" dark' TlIE Tbibd'e :,dv-
tbe party of railway surgeons that psssei ,?-w-jiBsaance ot oonas, wnicti it
through town Saturday evening aad itfpt" wero lfc PiW secure
paid a sister bis brief visit, W oUier reasonable way.
Ed.GilIetLwhohadbWslationeia is pubhsned in
1 IV I IKa T. A mST J 1 I I ma rrm 'Invntm? n nt I 1 l.nwn mawia
nror ih formr rate. Tt is vorv likolt v au " "fcla 1,UUBW ou inemuruu n.riKto TJnt.te. f!nl.. fnr vflrl vonr-k- p!RBr Vr. .u
nil the western roads wilt- soon begin
hacking prices, and we presume the fare
from North Platte to Chicago and roturn
will be lowered along with the rest.
-Up to Monday evening less than a
dozen persons had taken out dog licenses,
although one month of the municipal
year iias passoa. it wouia seem mat
some vigorous work on the part of
Marshal Huntington in this direction is
necessary. There nre about 150 dogs in
towa on which the owaerfl will pay
license if thexrare given- to
Vat the tew n t U paid or the
The claim of the railroad men that
they can buy butter, eggs and potatoes
much cheaper in Grand Island, Sidney
and intermediate points than they can
in North Platte should be pretty good
evidence to the farmers ot Lincoln
countv that the dealers in this city are
paying the top notch prices for these
products. And especially should it be
convincing when it is known that our
merchants sell these articles at but slight
if any advance over the price they pay
-R. A. DouglaB on Saturday last pur
chased tho Wclty property, at the
corner of Front anil Locust streets, for
81,380.50 under a foreclosure ot a mort
gage hld by enstorn parties. The
building:6n the property is. not a valu
able onpV.butrcan be repaired'and rented
for n suirisufficient to. pay a:good rate of
intereson -the investment. Mr. Douglas
has pleatyjmqans.to put up n good build
ing on tho'site and this ho will probably
do in ttfolfuture.
Few people know that tombstones
or grave markers are furnished free of
cost by the government for the graves
of all deceased soldiers and are delivered
at the depot nearest to whero they aro
buried, but such is tho case. Those
who need them for the graves of de
ceased relatives or friends in Lincoln
county outside of nationnl cemetery can
have them ordered by giving the de
ceased soldier's namo, company and
regiment, or organization that he served
in during tho civil war and sending 6ame
to "Adjutant," Post 69, North Platte,
Neb., before July 1st next. (Lincoln
county papers plense copy.)
Miss Jennie M. Adamson and Chas.
F. Jennings will be married this even
ing at the residence of the bride's mother
in this city, and to-night the couple will
leave on No. 8 for Chicago, where they
will visit tho world's fair. Later they
will return to Beotrice, whicn will be
their future home. The to-lw bride is
one of North Platte's best known and
most popular young ladies, nnd has lived
here since early childhood. Mr. Jen
nings travels for the Simmonds Hard
ware Co., of St Louis, and is a sterling
young man quite well known m North
Platte. In advance of the ceromony
The Tribune extends its hearty con
gratulations and best wishes for a pros
perous and happy future.
The local weather observer's sum
mary for May Bbows the mean tempera
ture for the month to have been fifty-six
degrees, the highest eighty-eight and the
lowest twenty-six. On the 12th the
temperature had a range, of forty-seven
degrees. The mean temperature for the
month during the past eighteen years
has been fifty-eight degrees. During
the month the wind traveled 8,591, the
maximum velocity being forty-four miles
per 'tour.. The rain fall amounted to one
and'and one-third inches, which is an
inch and a half less than the average for
nineteen years and over two inches leas
than we bad during the same month last
For Kent The Ormsby
store room on h ront street.
For particulars apply at the
Tay, which through an oversight was
not. mentioned in these columns last
week. The address was. to the point
well worded, nicely delivered, and dur
ing the day Miss Hesso received the
personal congratulations of many on her
Mayor Warner received a letter yes
terday informing him that he had been
elected vice-president of the boys' and
girls' aid society for this congressional
district The object of this society is to
secure good, homes for boys and
girls ef. the state who beeoic orphans,
rtfcee wheVefe aet has ajeeeVhesaeaesi
account of the proneness of the fathers
to indulge in stroag drink: and other
Shop and Road Notes.
Engine 787 has been sent to Denver to
Ed. Dickey has been added to the
force in the painters' gang.
C. L. Adams, of the office forco, leaves
about the 15th for a thirty days' ramble
around his old home in Wisconsin. He
will take in the world's fair enroute.
Alex. Stewart and Leo Hart were on
the sick list last week, and this week
Will Hendy is off with a sprained knee
and Gus Chamberlain with a sore throat
A bent piston rod on engine 801 de
al ttw hands of a committee and layed train 5 Sunday night, but Engi-
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vouiDy mey, reporxeu lavor- UWf juuuutir wuuageu to oring m nis
train with one side of the engine disconnected.
Engineer W. H. Fikes and son Will
left on No. 6 Sunday for a three weeks'
tour through Arkansas and Missouri
and will wind up with a short stay at the
world s fair.
The old way of jacking up an engine
with screw jacks, requiring the time of
eight men, has been'discarded and the
work iB now performed by two men UBing
a hydraulic jack. ,
Engine 683 came in Monday with a
broken eccentric blade and was sent to
the main shop for general repairs. En
gines 716, 649, 631 and 687 are also in for
repairs of a general nature.
Alex. England has returned to work
again, not feeling content without the
hum of the machinery Bounding in his
ears. It is likely Alex, will remain until
old age calls for a cessation of labor.
While pulling the fast mail Monday
the 827 broke off her whistle. A similar
accidont occurred to the 838 a short time
ago. 'inere is probably defective brass
used in the construction of the whistles.
Engine 628 is now in good shape for
service on any kind of a run and Messrs.
Fredricksen and Byerley are anxious to
get hold of some of the world fair specials
which are expected over the road in the
Engine 833 has been fitted with a new
style stack, the principal change being
a cut of two inches in the diameter of
the barrel, which largely increases the
steaming qualities. Whitlock speaks
highly ofthe improvement
- RENNIE'S CUT PRICE SALE.
No lottery needed at Rennie's to sell goods. No tickets offered to tb
world's fair. The largest stock in the west at Rennie's, New and ele
gant goods at the lowest prices ever known. Read the list: Check Ging
hams 5 cents, Pins 2 cents per paper, 8 spools of Thread for 25 cents,
one yard wide Muslin at 5 cents, $1 and $1.25 Dress Goods at 75 cento,
75-cent Dress Goods at 50 cents, 65-cent Dress Goods at 45 cents, ami
all goods in the honse go the same way.
SPECIAL 3XXiXjI3STE5T SALE:
$1,500 in new millinery and trimmed by Miss Hill, one of the best de
signers from Chicago. Come in and examine this immense stock. 25
per cent off all millinery goods at Rennie's.
hi conjunction with tho city
were instructed to draft a
and submit it to the council
at a special meeting to be
hsU,;te sight. It the proposition as
eeejetntetsd is approved by the council
tkejiawfsji publication will be made at
it is probable that Saturday,
let. siU be designated as the dav
TW astoant of bonds which can be
isMset by cities of this class under the
lesaaoc tee state is two and one-naic per
ess e the assessed valuation, to which
su n aejded a two mill levy for the
Mr. Eggerstedt was a county seat
visitor on Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Yates spent decoration
day with Mr. Coulter at Sutherland
J as. Ditto has has returned from the
west and "all if quiet along the Potomac"
G. C. White and wife spent decoration
day in North Platte.
O. V. Coulter and family ware in Pax-
The dance Friday evening was well
attended and a good time is reported.
The music was furnished be our home
Mrs. xates and daughter Mabel were
county seat visitors Thursday
Advertisements under this head will be
charged 1 cent per word each insertioa,
but nothing accepted for less than 10 da
Wire at Hershey
Largest Stock. Best assortment and
at Lowest Prices at Peale's.
Corn Cultivators at Her
shey & CoV
Farmers should not be induced to
give an order to any slick tongued agents
for binders. Before eivincr vour orders
you should see the New Emnire whieh
Emmet Mower is having his house grickler will have set up in a few days.
plastered. I best manhinn nn rh
Mr. and Mrs. Crosby spent Sunday should call and see it whether they waat
with Mr. and Mrs. Richards in Suther- to buy or not.
This rainy weather makes a smile I own 320 acres of land two miles wmk
appear on the face of the honest farmer of the city of North Platte, just north ot
of the plant. It is proposed
asaount of bonds shall bo placed
atfUOOO, fsr which sum it is thought
iarteC sufficient size to sunnlv both
af and incandescent lights can be pur
chased; but the size of the plant, the
Basjber of street lights to be used and
ttK Ketribution of the same will be
eoseies red later on.
'TOS laws of Nebraska do. not permit a
mKr et -the second class to grant n
fsMohMM as. an electric light company
of years, and therefore, no
or individual cares to take
ijee-jisk which follows an investment
and in fact everyone has a more cheerful
cast on their countenance.
John Keith went east on the flyer Sun
The school yard has been nicely fenced
and the trees set out on Arbor day are
doing nicely, making it a very attractive
C. F. Iddings, of North Platte, was on
our streets Friday.
"T-l - -v -ww .
cj. u. urown and u. v. coulter were
Paxton visitors on Sunday.
Miss Mabel Johnson is staving with
One of the dogs from Wallace that
participated in the recent wolf hunt is
still around town, having become too
lame to get any nearer home. Charles
railroad track, south half section 35.
township 11. ransre 31. which I will reat
cheap, for one or a term of years. For
particulars write to me at Aurora, Neb.
M. W. Walsh.
Fine line of Dado
Peale's old stand.
Wall Papers at
THE ORIGINAL NORTH SIDE
JL Grocery Store is the place to bay
groceries cheap. I take special pais
to keep nice fresh country produce and
will not sell anything in this.line unless
I can recommend it.
V. VON GOETZ.
Oat or Sight.
The traveling public are now fullv alive
to the fact that the Chicago. Union Paei.
fic fc North-Western Line offers the very
best accommodations to the public frost
and to Ohicago, Omaha and intermediate
Richards is giving him the best of atten- P0,n,8;: nfc only during th- World's Fair,
but all the year arocni.
THIRD WARD LOCAL STENTS.
COUCTED BV AUBI
Mre. Winget has been ill for a week,
being unable to be out of bed.
Paul G. Meyer has moved into tho
house recently occupied by L. P. Derby.
Tommy Quinn is in Sutherland in
charge of the dry goods store opened by
The family of Hans Johnson was
brightened by the arrival of a girl baby
Onr street commissioner was around
with a wagou load of lumber repairing
Andy Scharmaun was in Hastings
yesterday to witness the commencement
exercises of Hastings College
Tho recont rains have caved the
ditches of the waterworks company,
causing twice as much work to lay tho
pipe to the new wells.
Will Campbell, bought the farm of
Swaneon Yeoman and has moved his
family upon it. J. C. Raynor will occupy
tho houso vacated by him.
Elmer Coates nnd wlfo, of Sutherland,
aro visiting at Geo. Buzza's. Mrs. Coates
and Mrs. Buzza aro sisters. Elmer will
assist V. E. Meyer a few days in taking
an inventory of the hardware stock.
Dr. Erwin and wife,of Pennsylvania,
who were on one of the specials of rail
road company physicians last Saturday
evening, surprised "V. VonGoetz by call
ing upon him while the train remained
V. VonGoetz and his two oldest
daughters, Ida and Bertha, will start on
their trip to Vienna, Austria on June
24th. They will remain a few days nt
the fair and then will resume their
journey that will take them almost to
the other side of the globe. They will
go'via Hamburg and return via Venice,
Rome and Naples and sail from the
Mediterranean sea. Tho young ladies
will go well prepared to enjoy the trip.
It will bo as good as a college education
for with the book knowledge they
possess of the old countries they will
look for historic places and fix them in
their mind. Their trip down the Medi
terranean will be especially historical.
The coach that stands just west of the
round house is used by theEnginemen's
Mechanical Association for an instruc
tion room. The contents of the coach
was described by W. J. Stuart in a
recent number of Locomotive Engineer
ing and his item was copied and com
mented upon by a writer in the June
number of the Locomotive Firemen's
Magazine. In closing the nrticle the
writer said that "the brotherhood lodges
at the differeat division points should
take this thing up and follow the example
of the Enginemen's Mechanical Associa
tion of North Platte, Ifeb." From this
it appears that it is just becoming gen
erally known what we possess nt North
Platte, and it certainly Hpenks well for
the originality, push and enterprise of
our railroad men.
Fifteen dollars buys a good cultiva
tor at Strickler'e.
been, on request; -transferred to Albur
querqup, N. M. The altitude at Crested
Butto had began to tell on the hoalth of
Ed and his wife.
Frank Weingand, of Rosaville, -Hi-
arrived in town the latter part of the
week nnd will assist his brother Claude
in tho oil business. He-is- an energetic
young raaikaad we trust will like this
country and make a success in bustass.
C. S. Clinton returned from Ch
Friday night, having spent several
at the fair. While many of he,
are not in place, there- are eaoafh
position to keep oeell
weeks. Mr. C. did not Jnd hoteMtfes
extortionato, having assured exeslleat
accommodations at &50toLOO psjrliay.j
City Council Proceedings.
At a meeting of the council Moh4ay
evening the mayor nomihatedU C. F.
Iddings for councilman from the'Seeoad
ward to fill tho vacancy caused by that.
resignation of G. W. Dillard? They
mation was unanimously confirmed.
The city attorney was instrudea ts
render an opinion as to whether the cHf,
could compel lot owners to fill up the
street in front of their lotB.
he derirsdVfrom the lights.
Ttsfsii oT Public Schools tor May.
Whele. number enrolled, 862.
' -Number now members, C20.
r smasher of visits, 51.
i At'ae tisae during the year have our
' sehoels seealed mora interested in their
work them' now and tho discipline
throagheut is commednble.
The grading for the coming year is
seines oed aad we are confident the
aieraaje seholarehip and the aamber who
will be. promoted will
Call and get a New Home or Ameri
can sewing machine while the low prices
are going at Strickler's.
t .over the last year.
for this ehjeet.
0e far this year has bees soled for the
abssaes of the frequent differences and
hUelicitiea that too often occur where so
rmtMj teachers are brought under the
.saws board and superintendent.
One month more and our scboois will
be -closed for the year, June 23. Our
sting class of twelve aro well
jHiroaga uieir course and are taking a
sRTiat review or tne common orancnes
(before leaving us.
Tbe following are the names of our
The crops are on the boom.
West bound emigrant wagons are
numerous these days.
Alex. Lewis, of Willard, was in these
parts the latter part of the week.
As the cook for the. steel, gang was
about to retire a few evenings sisce, he
found a large mud turtle in his bed.
show a narked Taking off his slippers aad wrapping up
tion and hopes soon to have him on
Mr. Embry announces that he will
have ice cream on, Saturday ofternoons
and Sundays during the summer.
The boys had a jolly time Tuesday
with the oatmeal and vinegar mixture,
but nothing serious happened although
tho hoops flew freely. Citizen.
Miss May McGrew went east on a
visit last Tuesday.
Miss Copley closed a successfel term
of school last week. The entertainment
given by the scholars in the evening was
well attended considering the disagreea
bleness of the weather.
B. R. Gibbons took a trip to Gothen
burg last week.
Some of the people in these parts
nave oeen mowing grass already. -While our competitors still kick aad
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Sch rambling caaae squirm and give ue a little free adrarti.
home last Saturday bringing with them g occasionally we go right along seUiar
a handsome girl baby about three I rrr"f,wves?.eic?.a1, 8UC Vricm as
The Bteel windmills which f?tr?VW
sells for 130 go like hot cakes. Better
see them if you want a mill.
SCHMALZRD3D DOES NOT HAVE
any Nebraska tobacco ch?am hut. ti
does have some of the best in the city;
also a full line of manufactured tobaceo
and smokers' articles.
Captain Sweenev. U. 8. A.. San nr.
Cal., says: "Shiloh's Catarrh Remedw U
the first medicine I have ever found that
would do me any good." Price 50
Sold by JNorth Platte Pharmacy.
-Dr. Salisbury, the Dainlees tootfc
extractor, and fine gold filler, will be at
the Hawley House the third Mnnflav nf
Studebaker Wagons at
Hershey & Co's.
for furnishing Hie city with stoae fsr
.visitors durinir the month: Mrs. Binre
u. x. imojo. wasawaroed tne cMiraiijji..Rourkej 3. Mre. Snyder, 3; Mrs.
3; Mrs. McMaken, 3; Miss Hesse,
crosswalks nt sixty cents each, Btos hf3fMiss Thompson, 3; Miss J. White, 3;
bo 11x20x1 inches in dimensions
bills payable in July, 1894,, warrant
Tho street commissioner was in
of a road plow and one was or
A communication from the IMP
Bill Hook and Ladder Co., giving list
members under new organizations
read and placed on file.
J. H. Harden aeked permission to pvfl
in scales on Locust street between Frosjt
nnrl Sixth, and the reoiiflst, was cmataaL
The committee on electric ifcfM5mselves indebted to me
ro nor ten ravoraoiv on tne netitioa twe-'l
& r sr , ;
sented to tho cotincil several weelcs sgof
asking that a proposition to
tance of tho city attorney, the- ntebetifQf Collector.
wero instructed to prepare a propomttosl
and report at a special meeting of the'
council to bo held this evening.
Tho street commissioner was in
structed to notify the old electric light1
company to remove their poles and wiretf
from the streets,
A warrant for $580 in. favor of
North Platte Waterworks Company .
ordered drawn on the water fund.
The mayor and council will
inspection of the hose houses
apparatus Saturday afternoon next.
The matter of grading streets
discussed at some length, and it
finally decided to grade Front, Sixth
Fourth fn the order named. A lew
were approved and the council adjee.
for building a plant be submitted. ThM
Tnnt.fnr nrna nlnrwl in tli Vinnrla nf llif '
proper committee, and with tbe assist will be placed in the hands
the turtle in a sheet he stole quietly to
she heel eeesmiei h the ehas who he
thought put it ia his bed and dropped
it along the sleeping man. The turtle
began climbing for the sleeping man's
faco, which scared the poor fellow nearly
out of his wits.
T. C. Brown is expected home from
the ranch this Tuesday evening.
Theboardingcarsforthe steel gang
are still at this place.
Small grain will not average moro
than two thirds of a crop at the most.
Tho prospects for corn and potatoes
wero never better.
Mrs. Brown is on the mend and can
get around without the sticks.
Some of our farmers are making ready
for corn planting.
There has been no complaint lately
about the water in the ditch, but there
has been some about what was outside.
The Nichols school closes on Friday of
Mrs. Carrie Struthers was up to seo
her mother the latter part of the week.
Archie Donaldson took tho train one
day last week for Colorado to seek his
Henry Brown returned to the ranch
Monday after a short visit with his
T .rt c4- A. i
v t cwl! j --e.ou wuh u wet one dud no com-
by June 20th and Save plaint about too much rain has been
ibosts. Thereafter all bills heard.
to keep us busy attending to our trade.
Miss M. Forsythe, 3; Miss Boatwick, 2;
llise M .. Ldftue, 2; Mrs. J. Brown. 2:
Wilson. 2. The fnllnwincr made nn
Trieit each: Misses E. Babbitt, R. Evans,
Cochran. VonGoetz. A. McNa-
lisraVBt.'Salyards, M. Rogers, C. Pnt-
; B. Thoelecke. Mr. R. WesseL Mr.
- - -
Okas. Beaton, Mrs. E. H. Rideout, Mrs.
& Stoddard, Mrs. Cogswell, Mrs. Bonner.
I. A. Sabin, Principal.
Pleaty of raia sap every oae
Wm. Nail cams home oa Fricisy'te
visit his parents asd attend the daace at
R. Douglas's where a good time is re
ported. Miss Dollie Brunk invited quite a few
friends to her birtbbay dinner last Sun
day. All had a real pleasant time.
Will and Ira Bailey were expected to
visit old friends at Myrtle, but the hard
rain prevented them from coming. Try
it again boys. C. H.
Cook & Whitby Circus.
Cook & Whitby's English 3-Ring Cir-
nna A Ton n ctoticx nnA TTt nnn1 rnm a trV
exhibited here yesterday, gave the ut- xlatte V alley Lodge No. 18,
most suusiiiciion ana uengnc 10 lis swarm
This show more nearly realizes the
highest ideal of all that a circus can be
U Bjr a tit sewiag wsshiaw of
lerforHO, a 130 cook store for M0.
Prices oa all stoves in same proportto
Now is your time.
Great Sacrifice in Choice Town Lota.
North half of block 91 and all nf huir
18, original plat of North Platte for sale
ai panic ngures. Uaii on
T. Fulton Gahtt.
Wanted Ladies tn r?n trntincr a
home, will nay 318 to S20
self addressed stamnd
reply. Address, Mme. Wright.
than any wo have ever attended.. The
riding was superb, the races created
great excitement, elicited tumultuous
applause, while every act out of the
hundred given appeared the best while
you were looking at it, or, in other words,
there was not a poor feature in the per-
I- O. C. T.f
Meets every THURSDAY EVENING at
iu in r irsL .national uank Hall.
UNITE WITH US.
flHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES
J at the original North SM r.m
Store. Also Feed of all kinds and FA
Country Produce. Give me a call.
V. VON GOETZ
vrili please call and settle
OUlIon'S Uure. the Great Hnn.h
n . .
rouD uure. is for kaIa hv unb
t it . . . "J -mr
luiiuauw, nuiuu 10 uiuiu mau wo can size contains twenty-five doses nnlir MV
say of any circus that has ever visited Children love it. North Platte Pharmacy.
Pittsburg. Trfnii,ora., .
The TVimdfi mad in th mnminrr rna L-:ri""r,"a'aiBOttm0"Q60Im?y
x- o i dwuuiuk uuii umonir mv miHTimftm vhwh
1 1 - . ... - . -a . . I -T- . f . . . .av..
a reveiaiion oi weaun and splendor mat J- must nave settled within thirty days
rainy dazzied tne oenoiders. Ttie cost "al? a jrge bum xo raise oy that
of such a display must be appalling, the
C. F. Ormbby.
d by Fire and Again at Work.
yrUb Price Baking Powder Company
ejChisago, which is known throughout
.isie sesMtry ror tne
It hns been demonstrated that
Jewel and Surprise gasoline storss
the best made and prices are O.
Strickler sells them.
K.E. Y.M. C. A.
Rev. Hardaway gave us a talk on
perance at our men's meeting lest
day. Don't forget the meeting ef
Following is the report for May;
Members, 41; members removed or wtfM
drawn. 6; total to date during year,
present membership, 137; b.u
visits of secretary to pfaope; yard
number of visits to sick and injured,
letters written in rooms, I48j
drawn from library, 107j
friths,. 516; (most ever giTen ui.
month:) papers distributed. oa lie;
total number of visits to reoms,
average per week day, 87;
Sunday, 49; total attendance at
meetings; 107 ; average at'
average at bible training chsw, 9:
versions, 5. '
. . .SI I I
king Powder, met with a serious
the morning of May 13 tb, in the
Iftotal destruction by fire of its
and otnees. jso sooner bad the
been subdued than the work of
ion commenced, and the com
by prndent foresight, having had
I ha outside ware houses duplicate
ry, labels and supplies ot raw
in preparation for nn r omer-
jsras enabled by energetic manage-
tb resume manufacturing within a
lew days after the fire, thereby
its customers but a trifling delay
Ute611ing of their orders. Had the
y not been so prepared the delay
have required months of time, to
stia bow forty years since the goods
aeaciurea oy mis company were
irst placed on the market, to Dr. Price
due the distinction of having pre-
the irst can of Cream of Tartar
Powder ever manufactured in
eenjitry. It was a great discovery,
sapsessding as it did the old method, of
cream of tartar and soda separately
tossy nothing of saleratuB, with which
hiseoitof early days was embittered.
Price Company has no connection
ver with any other baking powder
iy or manufacturer, notwithstand-
reprssentations to the contrary made
manufacturers whose sole aim
re the public and borrow the
aad fame acquired by" the
Cream Baking Powder, which &
all over the world as the purest,
n asBBSBBBs: la 7
wammw - a
and Mrs. Ferguson of
North Platte wero guests of Mrs. Brown
We understand that "grandma" Toil-
lion ia gaining slowly.
Z. M. Zook took in the canyons this
week southeast of North Platte.
A number of farmers are busy break
ing sod and planting corn since the re
Thomas Stimson of the Platte took a
view of this section Wednesday.
W. A. Paxton of Omaha transacted
business in the vicinity of Hershey last
Where are they going to celebrate the
coming tourth of July? We have heard
nor seen nothing about it in any of the
papers. It is about time to begin to think
about it. Pat.
Now is the time to buy gasoline
stoves, refrigerators, sewing machines,
cook stoves and hardware of all kinds.
Get prices from other dealers and we will
discount them for the next thirty days.
Don't forget this, and it you are doing
any building or want barb wire we want
to figure with you. We are offering
special inducements for cash buyers.
From North Platte comes the intel
ligence that Sidney Sapp, formerly one
of the gay boys of Wallace, has just
returned from Missouri accompanied by
one of the rosy-cheeked buxom maids of
that state. Sid has been a resident of
Wallace for several years until recently,
and was always a great lady's man; and
.although the hearts of many of the fair
sex in this vicinity may throb with pain
at the knowledge of Sidney being mar
ried, tney will all join in with the Star
in wishing him and his fair bride con
nubial bliss without end. Wallace Star.
dens and wagons being covered with
ivory and glittering gold, every horse a
thoroughbred and all animals richly
caparisoned in silk and satin a solid
mile of them altogether.
The balloon ascensions took place in
the afternoon and combined with the
splendid sharpshooting and other free
exhibitions, vastly pleased the people
who were just "looking around."
In fact, everything about this immense
organization seems perfect, the uni
formly courteous and quiet deportment
of all employes was widely commented
upon, and created the most favorable
We beg to acknowledge courtesies ex
tended by Messrs. Cook & Whitby and
their representatives, and hope to again
have the pleasure of attending so great
an exhigition Pittsburg Press.
For thirty days Strickler will sell
stoves, sewing machines, wind mills and
pumps at greatly reduced prices and all
other goods at lower prices than ever
List of letters remaining uncalled for
in the post office at North Platte, Neb.,
for the week ending June 7, 1893.
Beauchamp W K
Eaton, Dr J
Everingsen, M P
Fairbairn, R H
Park, A L
Weinhart, S W
Brown, Mrs Bessie Michleson, MrsES
J akie, May Snell, Miss Bessie
Held for address Mrs Sarah Reid,
Crescent City, Lincoln Co, Neb; Miss
Josie Svansou, 437-13 Ave, Pen; Mr
David Cook, Gertrude, Neb, Logan Co.
Persons calling for above will Dlease sav
"advertised." C. L. Wood, Postmaster
Piles of people have piles, but DeWitt's
witcn ttazel fcaive will cure thena. A. F.
time. You had better come and pay or
arrange for it or you will be liable to
have costs put upon you. I must have
these old matters settled up in some way.
World's Fair Travelers Will Hav. li.
lne public demand thrnnoh
when traveling. It is nld-faoh?nnwi
"change cars." On the through, solid
vestibuled trains of the Chicaco. Unioa
Pacific & North-Western
Pl.; - i 1-7
uuiuagu, uuioiiu anu intermediate
mere is no cnange. This ia the
ana iasiesi service between, the
namea. a .
A Mother's Mfc-ft,
Mothers frequently make mfct.ir. t.
neglecting the Cough of a child. A Fert
Wayne, Ind.. ladv wrir. v uMi.
daughter 6 years old had r.i.
but as it was nothing nnuanst t A
nothing of it, and allowed It to run on for
4 or 5 weeks, when it became so obstinate
she began losing flesh. I called ia a
physician who treated h tu, .
withoutbenefit. A neighbor Insisted!
on my trying Ballard's Horehound Syrail
It relieved her from the first dose ana. she
began gaining flesh rapidly, when we had
USed tWO bottles her Pnn.T, K.
disappeared. I would not be without ll
iSw0t(V0nstipRte mT children. Bal
lard's Horehound S .
Opiates. It'sth n; !Li"Bi-
and Lung medicine in the world. Price
ana i.W. Bid Dy A. F. 8ireit 1.
ROSS & FELTY,
General Blacksmitbing and
Horse Shoeing a Specialty.