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THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUTE:. FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 26, 1895.
strvtss Exclusively t u
.OvervTwenty-One Million People
'mktotfeWorid' Fair O round
Universally accented the
Leading Fine conee of ths World.
Sells tlie above Coffee
together with a complete line of
Prices Always Seasonable.
HIGHEST MARKET PRICE
Paid For Country Produce.
Hershey & Co. have sold a num
ber of mowers and harvesters the
past week or ten days.
A number of our bicj-cle riders
are talking- of making1 a wheel trip
to the state fair at Omaha.
ne waterworks company
filling- in its lots about the pump
plant preparatory to
A saddle pon belong
Cora Hinman was quite
injured a few days ago
barbed wire fence.
R. A. Douglas says he will give
$10 to know the fellow that put the
"go-quick" (bi-sulphate of carbon)
upon his dog "Grover."
The demand for hay land leases
is not quite as active as last season.
This may be accounted for by the
present good outlook for tame hay
-A joint meeting of the A. P. A.
and AY. A. P. A. will be held next
Tuesday evening at their hall in
this city. Icecream and cake will
be served to the members.
Alread' some of the more
energetic hunters have made pre-
liminary locating surveys of the
"stubble duck" coveys, and have
tried their favorite canines to see
how they would work upon them.
The home of J. C. Orr and wife
was gladdened yesterday by the'
arrival of a bright new boy baby.
The happy dad is doing as well
under the circumstances as could
A number of the consumers of
city water had their supph' cut off
this week by the company. "While
wording some inconvenience no
teat hardship-was occasioned, ntejiforth
"We. publish, on'our second -page
lr-riav n vprv intprpctJnirlpflorfrnm
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Kev. w. IS. Hardaway. The par
son seems to be very much enjoy
ing his outing in the mountains of
It is said that considerable
sand has recently drifted into the
entrance to the Paxton & Hershey
irrigation canal, but not enough
seriously impair the operation
A "Woman's edition of the
Grand Island Independent was
published last week. Having a
surplus of copy the additional mat
ter was run in a subsequent issue
of the paper. The edition was said
to be very much of a success.
Sarah Jane, wife of "William
C. Crane, died at the county poor
farm on Tuesday of this week, of
consumption. The deceased was
a woman of fortj'-eight years.
Since last spring the family have
been occupj-ing the poor farm,
which they rented of the countj-.
To-morrow the doors of the Ne
braska house will again be opened
to the public, day and night, under
the management of a Mr. Caldron,
formerly chef at the Hotel Neville.
He is an excellent caterer, and if
the business will warrant will no
doubt conduct the hostelrv in first
Some of the members of the
gun club had a little practice shoot
3'esterda3 afternoon. From the
scores that have been made it
would seem that a great deal of
this is due to the indestructible
character of the pigons used, as it
is said to be no unfrequent occur
rence to be able to pick up one of
these inanimate representatives of
animate life with three or four shot
holes through it.
A rather cynical bachelor who
does not take kindly to bloomers,
propounds the following questions:
"When the breezy, blooming bloom
ers universally the go. how will
tailors press creases in them I
should like to know? "When the
bab3's head is nodding and wants
to take a nap, how can mamma lull
her darling in her bifurcated lap?
How can Bridget shoo the chickens
with no skirt to flop or fling, when
the creatures go a grubbing in the
garden in the spring? But the
question most annoying that our
speculations catch, can she vie with
men in action -when she goes to
strike a match?" Exchange.
Harry Dixon had great sport
one day the first of the week dig
ging out of the grottnd and killing
Claude Weingand has a hen
which lays two eggs each day, a
performance which Claude swears
by high heaven is not a chicken lie.
The contract for repairing and
building an addition to the school
house in district No. 5, was award
ed last Saturday to John Adams of
A traveling phrenologist is
giving a series of lectures at Keith's
hall this week, and examining the
bumps upon the craniums of the
There will be a special meeting
of Platte Valley Lodge No. 32 A.
F. & A. M. this evening at 7.30
oclock to arrange for the funeral of
Bro. Alexander Adams.
Asa Searle has had a novel
lung-tester constructed, with which
he is obtaining considerable amuse
ment these soporific July days.
Ask him to examine your lungs.
l lie nrst oarieT ot the season
was brought in yesterday from off
the old irrigation canal, and the
local poultry growers made a great
scramble to get hold of some of it
for their pet fowls.
A great deal of garden produce
is being brought into this city from
the surrounding country, and finds
a fairly good sale considering the
fact that many people are growing
their own vegetables.
According to "Washington ad
vices of date of the 9th inst., the
pension due Theodore F. "Wiser, of
this city, which had been
up" by the present administration,
has been re-issued to him.
It is said that a rival
to the tabernacle has been estab
lished on the south side at least a
tellow was Heard very loudly ex
horting the other night at about
the midnight hour.
Isaac Dillon on Wednesday
morning received from Omaha what
is probably the finest Jersey bull
calf ever brought to this city. It
was a beauty, and was grcath- ad
mired by all who viewed it.
Doctor Aley, of Lincoln, will
again be at the Neville hotel,
North Platte Monday and Tuesday,
Aug. 5th and 6th, where he may be
consulted by all who are afflicted
with any chronic ailment
Quite a large number of the
children of the Baptist Sunday
school enjoyed themselves yester
day at a picnic at W. lv. .Park s up
on the pioneer irrigation canal. A
very pleasant time is reported.
If 3'ou desire to consult Dr,
Aley, the Lincoln specialist in ner
vous, female and chronic diseases,
Dr. Eves was called Wednes
day night to a farm south of Pax
ton to attend Al. Funk, but upon
his arrival found the man dead.
The cause of death was bowel
trouble, probably caused by drink
ing water while overheated.
A picked nine of basball play
ers from the vicinity of Brady
Island and Maxwell will engage the
local team in battle next Sunday
afternoon at the fair grounds. Ad
mission price will be 25 cents. The
game promises to be an interesting
one as the visitors have selected a
strong team with the expectation
of mopping the local team from off
the face of the earth.
C. L. Williams sent to this
office -esterday samples of the
Grand Junction (Col.) peaches he
is now handling. This fruit is
shipped direct by the Gaud Junc
tion fruit growers' association and
not being handled by commission
merchants reaches us in much bet
ter condition than the Calfornia
fruit. Mr. Williams is now retail
ing these peaches at $1.35 per box,
but as the season advances the
price will decline. The reports
from Grand Junction are that the
fruit crop there is enormous.
Smoke the Royal Sports and
Havana Rose 5-cent cigars.
On Tuesday night Adj't Gen'l
P. H. Barry and Maj. E. G. Fechet,
of the 6th U. S. Cavalry, with the
rank of special aid-de-camp upon
the staff of Gov. Holcombe, tor the
purpose of inspection arrived m
this citv, and registered at
Hotel Neville. On Wednesday
evening between 6:30 and 7:30
o'clock they gave Co. E, of the 2d
regiment, N. N. G., its first inspec
tion since its organization. Out ot
the forty-five members upon the
company's roster almost the entire
number were present and partici
pated in the inspection. Every
thing was generally found in good
shape and the inspecting officers
expressed themselves as pleased
with the appearance of things, and
the interest manifested. After the
review was over the
made some brief remarks to the
boys which were well appreciated.
Upon the result of this tour of in
spection of the state's militia will
depend the companies that will be
allowed to goto the state encamp
ment. The impression was left
with the bovs here that if the" 2d
WE have just got in some very pretty Ster
ling Silver mounted Belts, price $2.00;
Ladies' Shirt Waist Sets at from $1 to $2.50
and the new Long Watch Chains from $2
to $6- also a fine line of Belt Pins from 25 cents to $1
thing new in Watches, every one warranted, S2.50.
CLINTON, THE JEWELER
DEATH OF A PIONEER.
Yesterday afternoon at 2:30
o'clockr' Alex. Adams died at his
homean this city of some form of
kidney disease. Had he lived un
til the 14th of next December he
would have been fifty-nine years of
regiment is allowed to go to the en
campment, that Co. E will be among
the number. During their brief
stay here the officers met a number
of old" friends and formed the ac
quaintance of main new ones, jby
whom they will be remembered.
The reminiscences of the civil
rotnomW f lif r1nff nf Vl 1 c nprt viclf"
--, i.x j . 1 ana inaian trouoies oyiviaj. jjecnetr
Platte s Mondayand lwv T r-, , "i-.ie
r2i? ' j H4.X. 4. I at tneHiioiei in tne evening, were
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niarniy enioyea ov 111s nearers. 11c
Sam Richards recently sold his
bicycle to Chas. Kuhns, of Maxwell.
and the latter will soon become one
of Lincoln county's scorchers. Sam
ordered another new wheel from the
same factory, a little different from
any thing in town.
The degree staff of Signet chap
ter No 55, O. E. S., went up to
Sidney on Wednesday and assisted
in the instituting of a new lodge of
that order in the Cheyenne count'
capital. The members speak in
glowing terms of the hospitable
treatment afforded them,
A special u. &. pension in
spector is circulating' in this vicin-
itv, having arrived therein on Wed
nesday. His name is John P.
Turner, is a colored gentleman, and
he is engaged in looking up some
pension matters in McPherson
A representative of a London
investment company which has
headquarters in Chicago was ex
pected yesterday in Omaha. If he
could find time it was his intention
to visit the irrigated district west
of this city so that he might be
able to make a thorough report to
his company who contemplated
making some investments of this
While returning trom a fish
ing excursion Wednesday even
one of the horses driven by Chas.
Burke became unmanageable and
the team dashed into a barb wire
tence near the Spurrier farm. One
of the horses was so badly cut that
it will probably die, and the other
one was more or less injured. The
phaeton was considerably damaged.
Both Mr.and Mrs.Burke succeded in
was one of the participants in the
capture of Sitting Bull at the time
of the Indian outbreak some four
years ago. In his opinion the pres
ent trouble with poor Lo out in
Wyoming was grossly exaggerated,
and it would not amount to much,
as a great many of such rumors
were put in circulation by excitable
individuals whose fears outrun
their judgment. Yesterday' morn
ing the officers left for the central
part of the state to further prose
cute their labors.
For years his had been a familiar
figure to the people of North Platte,
having taken up his residence here
some twent'-seven years ago, com
ing to this city from Springfield,
111., with John Marsden, who be
lieve was the first master mechanic
at this place. Since his arrival he
has been steadily in the employ of
the Union Pacific until a few
The deceased enlisted in Co. I of
the Seventh 111. Vol. Inf. at Spring
field, 111., on the 16th day of May,
1861. A brother-in-law was killed
in one of the earlier engagements
of the rebellion, who left a family
the 'of small children almost without
support. Owing to this exigenc',
Mr. Adams, who had acquired the
rank of second lieutenant with a
few months of service, was permit
ted to resign, as commissioned of
ficers were at that time allowed to
do. This was contrary to the
oft expressed wishes of the de
ceased, but he felt a duty devolv
ing upon him to care for his broth
er's family, which he cheerfully as
sumed, and therein did he prove
his goodness of heart. From that
time forward did he carefully dis-
inspectofsT charge all the duties that a loving
parent could extend to his children,
giving them every possible oppor
tunity for becoming good citizeus:
and the results of his labor afford
the best proof that his trust was
The deceased was a member of
the Masonic,' Odd Fellows and G
A. R. fraternities, which organiza
tions will conduct his remains to
their last resting place to-morrow
afternoon. Funeral services will
be held at the Presbyterian church
at 2:30 o'clock.
5v ins pleasant, aoreeauie wavs
a . J
jPMn ;Adams made friends whose
"nutiiberjwass only approximated by
the circle of his acquaintance. Of
a cheerful disposition his death
will be sadly felt by his hosts of
friends wherever he was known
In his death the community has
lost a most worthy citizen, and the
saddened relatives a faithful kins
man. Peace to his ashes.
Island on lega
John Bratt left this morning for
a brief trip to Omaha.
John Schatz recently spent a few
day visiting in Omaha.
Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Hilliker re
turned from Iowa yesterday.
Miss Bertha Thoelecke is visiting
relatives and friends in Omaha.
Mrs. Tlieo. Lowe has been seri
ously ill for a number of days past.
Mrs. R. R. Hiue went to Chey
enne this morning for a brief visit.
T. Fulton Gantt went to Brady
business this morn-
Rev. Jas. Leonard and wife left
Wednesday morning for an outing
John Keith, of Sutherland, cir
culated upon our streets the middle
of this week.
Mrs. Reed and daughter (Mrs. J.
W. McMichael) leave to-night for a
few days visit in Omana.
Mrs. J. B. Nelling will leave
next Tuesday for Denison, Texas,
to visit her parents.
O. O. Carnahan, of Cozad, in
spected the irrigated district west
of this citv Wednesday.
Dick Forrest and wife, of Sidney,
visited the family of Win. Connors
the first of the week.
The family of W. J. Roche re
turned Wednesday morning from
their visit toShelton.
Rev. J. C. Irwin and wile left
this morning for a two months'
visit to Colorado Springs.
Ora Haley, one of Wyoming's
heaviest stockmen, spent a tew
hours in this cit' this morning.
Harry Langdon came down from
Denver the first of the week and
visiting his parents here for a
Mrs. H. Schuff who has been
visiting relatives in this city for
some time past, returned to her
home in Grand Island Tuesday
Has no superior no equal. It is the result of studied im
provement in milling machinery the product of the hard,
excellent wheat of the north. If you are not
Washburn Flour, try it. It is sold by
Did yon ever buy somethings-
VOU lOimd YOU and then take it back to the store
v l :i 1? o i- i .1
ju. 4. w licit- 3 011 iu rromr via tliey
aianb want ten y0Ui We canfc ffivc yom. money
back, but we'll let you have something else?" And have
you been bothered what to take instead, and eventually
got something you could just as well have done without?
If so you will appreciate our offer to
Return money for any purchase
We do not even that proves unsatisfactory
care to know the reason. The fWirrs a.ni7 nanoQ
raet that you want your money
back is -sufficient for us. We want 3our future trade, and
all our customers MUST be satisfied.
es ail Prices
f The more you compare,
The more money you will
' save. The more business
we will do.
Attention S. A. Douglas Post
will meet at one o'clock p. m. Sat
urday, July 27th, to attend the fu
neral of Comrade Alex. Adams.
A. M. Mason, Commander.
F. Peale, Adjt.
Owing to the death of Comrade
Alex. Adams, the G. A. R. picnic
at Hall's grove has been postponed
until baturday, August 10th.
A. M. Mason, Commander.
All members of Walla Lodge No.
56. I. O. O. F.. and visiting Odd
Fellows are requested to meet at
Odd Fellows" hall at 1 p. m. Sat
urday', July 27th, to attend the fun
eral of our deceased brother, Alex.
Adams. J. C. Piercy
GUN CLUB SCORE.
The regular shoot ot the gu
club was held yesterday afternoon
with the following result:
Barnum 1001 looono-:5
Ginn 0010100100 3
Sorcnson. P. M...
... .1101010111 7
Chas. and Maggie Sej'ferth
visited Omaha friends the latter
part of the week, the former return
ing home the first of this week, his
.sister remaining iu the metropolis
Max Einstein is in New York
City purchasing his fall and winter
stock of merchandise. He will pro
bably remain in the east until the
ciose or tne -Masonic conclave in
Boston next month.
M. A. Daugherty, of Ogallala.
passed through this city yesterday.
He reports the tiling- of the papers
in tne tnendH' litigation, to test
the constitutionality of the new
J. II. Silvernail, wife and child
arrived in this city yesterday morn
ing from Colorado. The first named
is a brother of Fred Silvernail, who
formerly lived over in Ritner pre
cinct, and is an invalid sufferin'r
with the ravages of consumption.
wiil be cheerfully given.
A Grater for 1 cent,
5 Lead Pencils for 1 cent,
4 doz. Hooks and Eyes for 1 cent,
4 Thimbles for 1 cent,
A good Purse for 2 cents,
Socks for 4: cents a pair,
A box of best wood Tooth-picks for 4 cents,
A good quality 26-inch Saw for 44 cents,
A full size No. 8, all copper Wash Boiler, made
oesi' grade copper tor Lbi.
We have a full line of Granite Preserve Kettles at
1 -2l the regular p rices.
We handle nothino- but first-class (roods. If vOu are
not satisfied with the quality or price bring back the goods
and o-et vour moncv. We handle a full limy of Shnfs. Xe
nons, rurnishing Uoocls, Millinery, I m ware. Woodenware .
Call and o-ct our
&i a i a
First door south of Strcilz
Drug .-lore, - - NORTH PLATTE, NE15.
Several parties called at the Ne-
vine Hotel to consult Dr. Aley alter
ne Had left, when here m Juh-.
These should remember the time of
his next visit, Monday and Tuesday,
Aug. 5th and 6th.
rrffiTinr ottf (fnrr tlif n m cfnnL-
the fence and were not injured.
The choral society will mve a
combination concert, social and
dance at the opera house next
ruesday evening, me attair is
not public, the attendance be
ing limited to the members and the
three guests each member is
previkged to invite. The doors
will be closed at 8:30. after which
tour admittance cannot be rained.
The programme will open with
several numbers by the societ',and
will be followed with dancing, the
music to be furnished by the
orchestra connected with the soci
ety. Refreshments will be served
during the evening. The event
promises to be a very pleasant one.
"jecoNdMlr is WAiiii
We are the People who have
The BEST FLOUR.
The BEST COFFEE,
The BEST TEA,
The finest grades of everything in the Grocery .Line
in the City; always fresh and at prices that
HAEEINGTON & TOBIN.
some of his associates passed
through on No. 4 this morning.
Brakeman Amick had his hand
severel' mashed one day this week
while unloading way freight at
The water motor for the car re
pairing shop is being- put in place,
and the men highly appreciate the
James Shea left Tuesda- night
for Ohio in response to a message
informing him of the critical illness
of his brother.
Antone Passman, who fires the
stationary boiler iii the roundhouse,
left yesterday morning for a
month's visit at Portland.
Charley Dill and James Roddy
"limbered up" the 716 yesterday
afternoon preparatory to putting
her into service on the Second dis
trict. Engine 1272, one of the "tramp
hogs which had just been over
hauled at Omaha passed through
this city yesterday on her way to
the Wyoming division.
Hcnn- Breternitz has returned to
work for the Union Pacific and is
at preseut working in the rustlers
will probably go
A small party of T'ncle Sam's j
sailors passed westward yesterday
en route for
KEI'OUT OF THE CON'DLTIO.V OF
morning on train No.
the Pacific coast. They were a
portion of the crew of the steel
cruiser Olympia. and one of them,
a colored individual, was lirst
I i i
; North 1'lntte. in tlu- State f NVIjra-ii. at
the close of btilnes. July nth. l'.O.
It is said that the chief tram di- 1
patcher at Omaha will be seiiL to!
liO.-.!! inn! liisr.mntt
Ovvnlrnlt-. M.-ciiriM ami un-ccurcii.
V. S. lxntN to ttviiri- circulation
Premium? on IT. S. boml-t ...... ......
StocK. M-ruritlf!1. iit
Pocatello. By reason of this chanirc i other r,-.ii .--.tat,. n,..i JJf. ":"i
W. L. Croxtou who has been work-! JJ'c'rmtnteiank-aii.i imu&.-r
., i Due from improvril rterrt atrpntM
ing a trick in this city goes to Oma-1 1'lieck-nmi other -a.-h item
ha to fill a similar situation there, j "U:f ,"f ,!her national ban..."
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LAWri'I. 3IONKY rtSKUVE IS DANE.
Hit air it
l'i M Ml
j m 4i
1 T.-.7 :tT
and II, h. Cox takes the place made1
vacant by the removal of Croxtou.
One day recently a couple of
veteran section foremen in the em
ploy of the U. P. who had arrived
at the conclusion that it would be
the part of wisdom for them to in
vest the accumulated savings in a
place where thieves could not break
in and steal, nor moth, nor rust
corrupt, made a trip up alonr the
old irrigation canal for the purpose
of inspecting the country, with a
yiew of purchasing a rood-sized
portion thereol. One of them was
anxious that his prospective realty
should have a good orchard thereon.
After what appeared to them to be
an endless drive, there annearcd
before there delighted gaze what
seemed to be a fine orchard and
so it proved to be. But the thrifty
husbandman, with an eve to get
ting the greatest returns from his
land had an additional crop therein.
"jjy tne motlier ot Moses, quoth
Ed to George, "there don't seem to
be an- apples on these trees." "Oh.
Leal temler note.
sr. vx; ar,
le-: exjeuv and
I i-M,-iUI.iu:i iunu wim u. M. Treasurer,
! Total .
j Capital .-took ikiIiI in.
' Surplus fnnd ....
! Undivided protlt.
I tnxe- paid
National ltank notes outstanding
' Hue to other National ltank-,. .
Due tostate ltank-. ami hankerx
ludHiduat depo-it u!ject to check.
Demand certificate of depo-dt
Time rertiQcatet ordeM.-it "
Cashier's cheeks outstanding..
S 15 35
Si) OfMI (Kl
2! t'AO 110
HI 257 tW
3 : i
Total 12U2 MIS :.t
State of Nebraska. Lincoln Countj- k. s.
I. Arthur '.IcNamam, enshixr of the above
named bank, do Milemnlv swear that the above
statement i true to the bot of my knoalixly and
belief. AKTIIUK McNA.MAKA. Cashier.
Siilcribed and sworn to before me this yii! tjar
of July, I,.'..
A2TN1E C. KuAuru, Notary rsWIf.
Correct Attettt: K. M. F-LsrHMH. )
Jaikc I. Cask. )
gang, though he
vez omadhoun!" savs Georire to Ed.
Don't vez know that they grow in
the ground like anything else." Ed
pulled up a stalk of the growing
plant, and after shaking the earth
therefrom, held up to the view of
his companion some fine specimens
of thrifty-looking potatoes. "I
tould ;-ez ve knew nothin' about
farrumin. ye spalpheen," triumph
antly exclaimed Ed, "these be
For Fft't?. ;i romt heavy work ttmm.
Inquire ;:t tlio Wilcox Dept. Stow.
WHEEL CLUB RUN.
The members of the Wild
in the boiler slinn .n soon as busi-
ness on the road improves. JK? J'
, . . , . . 1 . . ! the Pacific Hotel. July 2Sth. lS')o,
The icing- of refrigerator cars at j at 8 a m sharj) tQ 1:;rt;c;p;ite ; a
this place is proving to be quite a club run to Gothenburg and return,
help in the wav of furnishing em- distance 100 miles. A slow pace
ployment. Of" a busy day some wiH be set a,ld stragglers will be
twenty or twenty-five men are en- f "rf' lors.
gaffed. J "w. W. Haixmke, Captain. I
Notice to Trespassers
persons are hereby warned
hauling, driving and grazing stock,
on my land in and Hershey. Viola
tors will be dealt with according tt
law. A. S. GtmiKii:.
S tiule bilker Wagons at
Hershey & Co'.
In search of a good ci,;ar
will always fiud it at J X
t F. Schmalzried's- Try t
them and judge.