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From June 17th until after
July 4th, at ....
We are going to cut them wide .open in our Dry
Goods and Shoe departments. This will be a month of
or Dargams a month tor the people a month or savings
at the "Boston Store." "We ask no one to buy on the
strength of our advertisements; we only ask you to come
on 'our representation. The quality and price of what we
offer will appeal to your own judgment. Now
Read our Price-list Carefully!
Irish and Scotch lawns, fast col
ors, former price 10 cents, now 5
cents per yard.
..Cotton Challies at 4 cts. per yard.
rWool challies, the latest designs,
at 15 cents, former price 35 cents.
Pongees, yard wide, at 12 cents.
French percales at 10J cents.
Dimities at 12 cents.
White Nainsook from 7 cts. up.
-German blue print at 7 cents a yd.
iThe best Apron Ginghams at
cents per yard.
Black and colored serges, 56-inch
wide, former price SI to $1:25, at
this sale for 57-J cents per y&rd.
AM onr$l black and colored-dress
goods going, at 52i cents.
All our $1.25 and $1.50 dress
goods at this sale for 77 cents.
All our 50 and 00-cent dre3s goods
'"for this sale at 27 cents.
All our 25-cent dress goods atl2i
cents per yard.
.SPECIAL ON HOSIER? and MI1TS.
50 dozen ladies' black hose at 5 cents
-50 dozen ladies' fast blacky seamless,
regular made hoee, reguiar -price 2o cts.
at this sale 18 cents per pair.
&llbur ladies' mlk finished bore, for-
35-eatr-atthis sale 2o cents.
50oents, now selling for 35 cents.
Hoping to see all take advantage of this great sale
blfore stock is broken, we are
Yours for Great Bargains,
t-vHE BOSTON STORE,
Fire Crackers, ;
Electric Spreader Candles,
-j. Parachute Eockets,
Exhibition Candles,.. Ferris Wheels,
Aind lots of other Fire-Works. Come in and look at
JTirsi Rational Ban
" NOETH PLATTE, jSCEB.
A General Banking
Ladies' opera hose, former price 75 cts.
at Id is sale for 49 cents.
50 dozen hoy's bicycle hose, sizes from
5J to 10 at 17 cents per pair.
50 dozen ladies' silk mitte, every pair
warranted, at 20 cents per pair.
Ladies' lisle, balbriggan and cotton
gauze, sleeve and sleeveless underwear
at - off our regular price.
50 ladies' duck suits, skirts, and waists
made with full sleeves former price
$2 00, to clean tip at this sale for $1.25.
GREAT SPECIAL SALE ON SHOES
During our great shoe sale last month
we sold hundreds of pairs, and what did
it? The high grade of goods, and the
low prices. Since then everybody knows
that leather has advanced 33 per cent,
but we will still give the benefit to all
those who did not purchase last month,
at the same old price. Now watch
All our ladies' 82.00 shoes, patent tips,
French or Square toes, at $L25 per pair.
All our ladies' Oxfords, former price
$1.75 and $2.00, at this sale for $1.25.
All our Padan Bros, fine shoes, button
gaiter or lace, regular price from $3 to $4
at this sale for $2.05.
All our Padan Bros, fine Oxfords, tan,
black and buff Juliets, regular price
from $2.75 to $3.50, for this sale at $1.98
shoes will go at the same
Men's shoes from 85 cents up.
Remember tbi3 isourlast 'chance ;ta
buy shoes at wholesale prices.-
" Sky Eockets,
Musical Sky Eockets
Willow Tree Eockets,
Etc., Etc., Etc.
0. M. NEWTOK
E. M. F. LEFLANG; Pres't.,
Dr. C. M. Duncan has returned
from his trip, to Missouri,
Mrs. Geo. W, Finn went east
this morning", but her destination
was not learned.
Attendance at the summer
normal is up to the expectation of
.the instructors. Country - -teachers
are weir represented; . '
Many farmers in this .vicinity
have availed themselves of the ben
efit of hail insurance for their
crops. This is an excellent plan
for all to adopt.
Card of THANKS--Relatives of
the late J. W. Reed wish to pub
licly express their thanks to the
people of this city for the sympathy
and assistance tendered them during-
the illness of the deceased, and
trust that a similar affliction may
be far removed from them.
Director Wolcott of the United
States geological survey, in reply
to a letter written to the agricul
tural department by the president
of the Illinois Central railway com
pany making inquiry as to the pro
gress of the irrigation movement in
the west and its possibilities in
developing arid and semi-arid land,
that is of very great interest to the
people living west of the ninetieth
meridian in Nebraska, Colorado and
Wyoming. From the statements
of Director Wolcott the farmers of
these sections must certainly draw
the couclusion that there is little
reason to hope for increased rainfall
though a change of climate condi
tions, and that it is the part of
wisdom to develop all the possibili
ties of irrigation and to utilize by
storage and otherwise all the water
obtainable. Twenty years ogo the
theory was generally held that
cultivation and tree planting would
cause an increase of rainfall in the
semi-arid section, but the theory
has not held good either there or in
any other portion of the country.
"The only way," says Director
Wolcott, 44by which the climatic
changes, if any be made by the ad
vance of cultivation or by artificial
means, can be ascertained, is by
comparison of long series of records
kept at once place and under simi
lar conditions as to instruments
and methods. Unfortunately, we
do not have in the west many such
series; and even these are open to
doubt, on account of questions
omrr!?Tir ViTin M instruments
the kind of
and the care with which used.
it is now known that the
weather changes in any one locality
are so great that a series migfht "be
selected to show progressive change
in one direction or another, where
the whole record does not do this.
EESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT.
In memory of Brother J. "VV.
Reed. To officers and brothers of
rVYalla Walla Lodge jSTo. 56.LO.O.F:
Whereas: Our beloved brother
J. W. Reed departed this life on
July 25th, 1895, be it therefore
Resolved, That in the death of
Brother Reed our lodge has lost a
faithful and honored member; the
community a generous and re
spected citizen; his family an un
selfish brother and a kind and lov
ing father. Our brother was cut
olf from us and from all earthly
ties in the prime of his manhood,
having only reached the forty-sixth
milestone on life s journey. When
the grim messenger of death came
he was prepared to face him. The
lessons of Odd Fellowship were in
delibly impressed upon his mind
and memory, and he had so lived
that when the hour of death ap
proached he felt no fear, but calm
ly placed his trust in Him who
cures all pain, removes all sorrow
and who js a father to the father
less. Resolved. That we hereby ex
tend to the family of our deceased
brother our sympathy in this the
hour of sorrow, and especially to
the bereaved daughter who is now
the only surviving member of a
once happy family, we offer the as-r
surance that the kind care and
fatherly affection of which she has
been bereft,, will, in all possible
measure, be extended to her by
Be it further Resolved: That our
charter be draped for a period of
thirty days and that the above
memorial be spread upon our lodge
records; that a copy of the same be
forwarded to the family of our de
ceased brother and also be fur
nished for publication.
1. S. Hinckley.
E. S. Davis, Com.
G. C. Stoddard, )
List of letters remaining uncalled for
in the post office at North Platte, Neb.,
for the week ending June 28, 1895.
Fisher, Chas Morrison, T E
Hawkins! AM Will, NY
Kingelty, Wm Rowley, Geo H
VanNatta, J C
McClintock, Mrs Eva Pagett, Mrs Ann a
Michaelt-an, 31rs 0 Potter, Mrs Nora
One packuge for Mrs. Mary Reid.
Persons calling for above will please say
'advertised." M. W. Claik, Postmaster
I ask to be 'permitted to thank
"Starlight" (though I do not .know
who he is) for wrifing the Maxwell
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news wnue was juiic
C. H. Kuhnswasa. North, Platte
visitor Tuesday. r
Miss Ef5e. Burlier oftMontpeHer,
Idaho, who.haSs dreen visiting in
Brady Island during several-months
was the guest df iMary Hanrahan.
Saturday and Sunday orrlast week.
Mrs. M. Delahunty and baby and
Miss Maher, of Lexington, are the
guests of their aunt Mrs; T. Han
rahan this weelc.
A game of baseball was played
last Saturday between the Max
well and Cottonwood boys. The
"Cottonwoods" won the game.
Marie Hanrahan spent a few days
last week visiting Mrs. Hendy and
Mrs. Brodbeck, of Itforth Platte.
Miss Belle Snyder. and her par
ents are the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Jerraiah Snyder of Maxwell.
G. Snyder went to North Platte
Misses Tina Erickson, Lucy Sul
livan and Iaura Murray visited
friends in Maxwell last Saturday,
Both Sunday schools :were very
largely attended last Sunday.
A dancing party was -held in the
Maxwell school house last . Satur
day evening, and those who attend
ed had a pleasant time.
Mrs. M. Delahunty and Misses
Anna Snyder, Iazzie Maher and
Marie Hanrahan drove over to the
cemetery last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. McNamara visited
friends in Brady Island last Tues
day. Mrs. M. Geraghty spent Tuesday
in North Platte. Ci,ytie.
Hiohols and Hershey Hews.
Rev; Robinson, who is holding
revival meetings in a tabernacle at
North Platte, delivered a very ap
propriate sermon to a large audi
ence at this place last Sunday morn-
Mrs. Carrie Struthers and child
ren, who have been visiting at this
place and North Platte for the past
three weeks, departed for their
home at Sidney Monday morning.
TheHershev "Kids' downed the
Sutherlandbdys iiffafgathe' of. bait
ai?the lattfer placeja Sunday.
Jay StuaVt- in' company with his
brothers, Wray and 'Bruice, who
have been stopping with their
grandmother, Mrs. Brown, at this
place for a time, left, tor his home
last week. The . other two boys
will depart for their, home in the
Platte the last of this week.
The school meeting at this place
yesterday was attended by a large
audience, being nearly fatty voters
present. F. Jj. Terry was elected
director. The building of the new
school house was left with the
board. A location could not be
selected by the voters ..as some
wanted it at the four, corners north,
of the old site, which is about sixty
five rods north ot . the center, and
others wanted it at, the center,
which is about twenty-five rods
north of the old:site, so it,-was left
for the jcounty superintendent 'to
decide. ( F : .
Archie Anderson is erecting a
new sod hen residence.
D, W. Baker and men from the
hub have been constructing checks
and drops along the F. & M. canal
in this locality this week.
Considerable alfalfa hay has
been put up in the vally this week.
Old Mr. Snow has rented tne soa
shop in Hershey where he can now
be found ready to attend to the
wants of the public in both black
smith and wood work.-
While J. W. Anderson's people
,were at school meeting on last
.Monday some one broke, into their
cellar and helped themselves to a
lot of eatable. It was undoubtedly
tramps. - .. ..
M. C. Lmdsav of . the Platte ac
companied .by two. cladies .and a
gentleman was viewing the irri
gated district in the;Vtiley :on last
ruesaay-r . v.;.
At the school meeting- in the Sis-
son district on las Mdtiday they,
voted to let the old School house re
main where it is and-to-erect a new
one at Hershey' thi season,' which
makes two schools'finf lie same dis, -trict.
A. It. Davis and another gentle
man from the hub were visible
along the grade Wednesday.
A young man by the name of
Davis from McPherson county was
up through the yaljey the nrst ot
the week looking for a. school to
teach the coming year.
Martin Magnetson we understand
has 'swapped'' more land jn Logan
county for hores recently. He was
out : there this weekj
All our $1. goods go at 65 cents. Our 50-cent all-wool Challies go at 35& -All
our 75-cent goods go ,at-40ctsr Our 25-cent all-wool Challies go at 15c "
; All our Decent goods go at 30 cts. Our15-cent Challies go at 1Q cents."
Our 10 -cent Challies go at 5 cents.
All bur summer goods must go and we are determined to make .special cut pricest in
order to sell them- out. In our Millinery department we have'decided to make the same re
duction. HATS AT HALF PRICE,' and-all .goods in the store the same way. - Comeit
once and secure these bargains before they are closed out. . ' ?
RENN-IE' . REaSTNXE';
The water in the- south river at
this place is receding fast. The
numerous sand bars are once more
Sod corn as a general thing is
looking fine throughout the valley.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Toillibri
entertained a number of their
neighbor sand friends, on last Fri
day evening. A social: time is-
reported by all those present
It has been some time since. the;
people in this community haveeen,
as large a growth of small grain-as
there is this season.
The rain and warm weather com-.
bined is making the corn grow, very
A number of . young people from
this place are attending the normal
school at North Platte. . -
Miss Cora Combs has returned
home after attending" the Cotner
University at Lincoln for nine
A few of the young- people spent
a very enjoyable time Monday ev
ening at the home of Mr. and Mrs;
A. E. Moore. Miss Caress, ;of
Gandy, was present.
C A. Moore and- Prof. Kyle of
Grand Island- started-, for Orleans!
Tuesday. Mr. Kyle is looking for
students for the college and has
been the guest of the Moore's for
the past two weeks
Endeavor society was held at the
school house Sunday evening. The'
meeting was one of interest.
Schools around here have
closed for the summer vacation;
J. A. Moore is again in this
Miss Ivy Broach, of North Platte
las been visiting at the home of J
G. Crabt'ree for a few days. '
Where are you going to spend '
rhe Fourth i is the leading ques
ion. C. H. .
The republican party in 1896 will
stand for both gold and silver and
"or paper money as good as either.
Japanese statistics show thatthe
whole number of men lost in battle
the war with China was 613.
Some of these days when Japan
irets into another war rfshe will
ikely have a chance to lose twice
:hat number before breakfast.
The largest state tmildirig in the
United States is the capitol of
Texas. It is also the seventh in
size among the great buildings of
the world. It cost S3.500.000, about
oHe-eigth the cost of the New York
state building, which is not yet
Democrats who used to wake up
during republican good
times and mourn and tear their
hair over the "dangers of an enor
mous surplus in the treasury" are
now resting, remarks an exchange,
under a Cleveland-Carlisle deficit,
administered in full doses, without
uttering a chirp. ;
You can get more for your money
in the sure return of health and en
joyment at any of the many resorts
on the Union Pacific System than
anywhere else on this continent.
See your nearest Uuioh Pacific
aerent. Summer Tour tickets on
gale to Sept. 30th. E. L. Iomax,
Gen'l Pass, and Ticket Agent,
Omaha, Neb. al
A recent decision of the supreme
court holds that the informer, for
the reward of $50, cannot bring suit
in his own name against a railroad
company for the engineer failing to
sound the whistle or the bell at a
railroad crossin sr. This will be a
relief to some of the Second dis
clfosely watched for the past two
years by. these fellows. . .
until July" 4.
The Greatest ' ,
Hats, Gaps, Boots and Shoes,
in Fact Everything
MOST o DELICIOUS o COFFEE IN o THE o WORLD !
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HARRINGTON S T0BIN, SOLE
E. Rosewater will orate at Ne
braska City on the Fourth.
The death of a brother caused
Miss Alice "Weed of Boone to go
into spasms and her recovery is
The fields, of rye in Banner county
are "coming through" in fine condi
tion. The grain stands four feet
high in its stocking feet.
Dr. Barber, assistant physician
at the Norfolk asylum, has made
the startling discovery that several
inmates of the institution are sane.
The Nebraska City celebration
committee is hunting for a fool to
entertain the people on the fourth
by jumping "from the "bridge that
spans the Big Muddy.
If all the grasshoppers in Ne
braska were carefully herded and
closely corralled,, says the York
Times, there would not be enough
of them to eat the crop of eighty
acres of York county land.
The turnfest of the Nebraska
Turnbezirk wilLthis year., be held
at Plattsmouth, "commencing Fri
day", this week, and will last for
A Fullerton fisherman pulled a
bone out of the Loup river which
he mistook for oart of a human
skeleton. The county coroner was
called and found after strict investi
gation that the ossific curiosity
was from the hind legot a departed
ox. No inquest.
J. A. Shannon, of Norfolk, was
stricken with a suicidal mania, and
would have been run over by a train
but for Jhaving been discovered in
time to forcibly remove him from
the track.- John Barlevcorn is
-IS GOING AT-
ACTS. NORTH PLATTE, NEET"
blamed for the old gentleman's
Sugar beets around Winside are
in fine condition, says the.Tribune.
They give a promise of an excellent ,,
crop and are growing "fit to kill." '
They give employment to many
who live in town who would other
wise be idle and are one of the best
things that could have been thought
of for this time. If the crop turns
out as well as it is expected a great.
many beets will be planted nextV
year and much more work be done.
In New York state the statistic" .
for 1895 show that "the 125 savings
banks had nearly S644.000.000 on
deposit." The people of the land
only need to feel a confidence in the
stability of things to resume busi
ness, 'rney are not yet lmprover-
ished or ready for the poorhouses.
We are told that "only $5, 000, 000
was lost in the whisky trust." It
is a pity that some of the other
great trusts should not be made to
score similar losses.
It is really pitiful to see how
sorry Democratic organs are that
the great meeting of republican
clubs did not break up m a row as
they foretold and expected.
We offer One Hundred Dollars Re
ward for any case of Catarrh that can
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
J. F. Cheney & Co., Props., Toledo, O.
We the undersigned, have known F.
J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and be
lieve him perfectly honorable in all
business transactions and financially .
able to carry out any obligation made
by their firm.
West & Truas, Wholesale Druggists,
Toledo, O. Walding, Kinnan & Marvm,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, Ohio.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
acting directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces of tbe system. Price
75c. per bottle. Sold by all Druggistsv
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