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NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER' 6, 18951
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Mi Opening for 1895..
We openthe Fall campaign with a large and -well
assorted stock of new goods which we will sell -at prices
that will be an. eye-opener for -people who are in need of
the following goods: At the present time we are over
stocked to such an extent that part of our stock was
stopped on the road. In order to make more room we
offer the following inducements lo-
Dry Goods Department.
20.pieces all-wool 1-yard wide
Serge, in all colors, regular price 60
cents per yard, at tbe Boston for
37-i cents per yard.
20 pieces of the finest all-wool la
dies' cloth, not Tricot, 1-yard wide,
regular price GO cents, at the Boston
for 37 cents.
20 pieces yard wide silk finish
Henriettas, regular price 50 cents,
at the Boston 28 cents only.
20 pieces p plaid and striped suit
iugs, one yard wide, regular price 25
cents, at the Boston 12 cts. a yard.
50 pieces-Outing Flaunel, regular
15-cent goods, at the Boston for
only 93r cents.
8-cent Cotton Flannel at 5 cents;
10-cent Cotton Flannel at 7 cents;
12-cent quality at 10 cents; the
le-cent kind at 12 cents.
The best feather Ticking at 15
cents per yard.
Shaker Flannel 5 cents per yard
25 pieces Toweling at" 4 -cents a
30 dozen Linen Towels at 25 cts.
German Blue Priuts at 8 cts. per
Simpson's black, gray or Turkey
red prints at 0 cts. per yard.
The best washable Ginghams at
5 cts. per yd. io yds to a customer
Furnishing Goods Department.
- - X00 dozen Shirts and Pants for
bovs and eirls, in crav and tan, sizes
7from 10 to 34, for 15 cts. per gar-
menu and up.
. 50 dozen childrens1 all-wool shirts
and pants, sizes from 16 to 34, from
25 cts. per garment and up.
75 dozen ladies' ribbed vests, fleece
'lined, worth 50 cents, at the Boston
ior 28 cents per garment.
50 dozen ladies' all-wool shirts
and pants, worth 81.50 pergarnunt
at the Boston for only 1.05.
25 dozen misses' combination
;s'uits, sizes from 2 to 6, at 50 cents
100 dozen men's shirts and draw
ers, double-breasted, at 4.2 cents per
50 dozen men's all-wool ribbed
shirts and drawers, worth $1.50, at
-the Boston for $1.05 per garment.
50 dozen men's Jersey overshirts,
worth 50 cents, at 40 cts.
Men's white shirts from 50 cts: up
Men's night-gowns at SS cts.
t Men's unlaundried shirts at 45 cts
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100 pairs 11-4 Blankets, worth
$1.50, at the Boston for 1.05 per
All-wool Blankets, red, gray, and
white, from $1.75 up.
Yarns in all colors at 08 cts, per
Cotton batts at 5 cents per roll
Tee wool in all colors at 12 cents
50 dozen children's hose, all sizes,
in gray and black, at 8 cts. per pair.
Boy's seamless fast black biccle
hose at 18 cts. per pair.
ico dnZHii ladies1 hosu io gray and
black at 8 cts. per pair.
. 50 dozen ladies' seam less fast black
huge at 18 cts. per pair.
Xfi rsfcpc k of ladies, ni 1 en 1 '& a n d
children's hose 3 11 w.Coi and 'cash
mere is complete.
25 dozen ladies' cashmere gaunt
let gloves at 25 cents per pair.
Foster's ladies' Slid gloves at 1.05
Ladies1 kid gauntlets at 1.25 per
Ladies' and children's mittens, in
silk,- Saxony and wool, at a great
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75 cent corsets at 49 cents;
Ball's eoraline and Jackson's corset
waists at 90 cts.
Misses' corset waists, in all sizss,
at 43 cents.
50 dozeu belt buckles, not one less,
worth from 50 cents to$l, your
choice for 25 cents.
Handkerchiefs from 3 cts. up.
-wyUHShoes. Shoes. Shoesftow-
- Our children's school shoes are of
.the beskmake in the country. We
guarantee every pair of them. We
have them in all sizes, heel aud
spring heel, from 75 cts. up.
In ladies' shoes we handle the follow
ing make of goods, which are the best
knqwn in the country: Padan Bros. &
Go., Wish & Cooper, Seth Edmunds &
Co., and Kirkendall, Jones & Co. Every
pair of these shoes are guaranteed, and
if not satisfactory they .will be replaced
I' presentation of the faulty pair.
100 dozeu ladies' dongcla patent tips.
pointed or square toes, worth everywhere
$2, at the Boston only $1.45.
All our ladies Padan Cros. & Co., Wise
& Cooper's 83, $3.50 and $4 shoes in but
ton, congress orace at $2.85 per pair.
In men's shoes we can sell you a good
pair in congress or laco at $1.50 per pair.
We carry a full line of men's calfskin
boots, high and low heols.
" Our clothing department is located in
the rear end of the store. The very best
overalls at 65 cents; men's good cotton
ado panta at $1; all-wool Kerseys at $2;
children's knee-pants suits from 4 to 13,
at $1.50 and up.
We carry men's suits, men's, boy's and
children's overcoats, gloves and mittens,
hats and caps, trunks and valises. Ev
erytbing at the lowest prices.
This sale will last during the entire month of September. Cut
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that we sell goods at tue prices we advertise. ienem per inese gooas are
sold for UASM UNI4X ,
THE BOSTON STORE,
J, PIZER, Prop.
Of all kinds at
C. 7; NEMTON'S, -f
Tablet 5x8 inches for one cent. The largest and b.est five-cent
' Tablets ever hrought tp North. Platte, The finest line of aH grades o
-'Tablets. A ruler or lea4 pencil given with every 5 and 10 cent Tablet
C. M. Newton's Book Store
The following items from the
annual report "of the county super
intendent to the state superinten
dent of public instruction may be
of interest to some of your Teaflers:
Number of districts iri;cpunfy;105.
Number of school houses. 129
frame 94, brick, 1, log 1, sod' 33.
Number school houses built with
in the year, 9.
Districts having six months or
more of school, 84.
Districts having four months or.
more, but less than six,;8.
Districts having three months, 6.
Districts having no school or less
than three months, 7.
Average months in- all districts,
not counting North Platte district,
Number of teachers for the -year,
141 men 46, women 95.
Average monthly wages, not
counting North Platte district,
men $34.10, women $31.60.
Number of children of school age,
Number between 8 and 14 years
of age, 1748.
Number between 8 "and 14 years
who. attended school three ononths
or more, 1565,
Total number attending school,
Average daily attendance, 1995.
Receipts of district treasurers
for year, including amount on hand
at close of last year, $64,117.05.
Expenditures for all purposes,
Amount on hand, district treas-
Amount of outstanding bonds,
Amount of other debts, $7,941.31.
Estimated value of all district
Average number of mills levied
by school districts 19.6.
Total amount of district bonds
issued in past year, $1,000.
Total amount paid on district
bonds in past year, $2,145.
Mary E. Hosford,
OTCHOIS AKD HEESHEY 2TEW8. j
"H. I. Swarthout accompanied by 1
lis little boy transacted business
at Hershey last "Wednesday. 1
W. S. Cox made a trip oyer north
a couple ot days ago. 1
- Mr. and Mrs. Geo. - E. Sullivan's j
little baby which has been critically
ill for some time is reported on the
gain, we are pleased to no.te.
S. TV. VanDoran and Frank
Dillv, of the hub, are lathing the
new school house. They will be
gin plastering it the first of the
County commissioner R.D. Thom-
son, ot tue jiatte, were up- in
these parts Tuesday.
Frank Toillion who resides on
one of W. L. Park's farms in Hin-
man precinct claims that his wheat
made a little better than forty
bushels per acre this season.
M. B. Cryderman, of the county
metropolis, took dinner at J. W.
Liles last Tuesday. He hauled up
a load of brick to erect the chimney
on the new school house liere.
School at this place started in
last Monday with a large attend
A. O. Randall is assisting in a
hay camp over on the north side.
R. "V, Calhoun is working with
his team for Brunk & Gibbens who
are putting up hay on the Cotton
ranch over south of the south river.
Some sneak thief "hooked" a
whip out of H. "W. Brown's buggy
during church services at Hershey
last Sunday evening. Considerable
of that kind of business has been
done at that place during the past
Since the recent .drop in the hay
market there ljas b.een 3. lull among
There will be a dance in the new
school building to-night.
John Kenworthy, of Maxwell, is
cutting the hay on the Ferguson
Mrs, Wm. White, was the victim
of a surprise party last Tuesday
evening. All those present report
a pleasant time.
Captain S. I. Funkhouser "is re
ported on the sick list.
Thomson & Swarthout of North
Platte were hauling oats from Her
shey the fore part of the week.
"W. T. Brown of the hub was up
in this locality last Tuesday.
It is reported that $ -orm, is
working cm es of corn in
many places.. It b,egfas at the tip
and eats its way back to the butt
of the ear thus killing the corn.
- Mr. andJMrs. Andy Struthers and
two children Gracie and Georgie
came down from Sidney Tuesday
morning where they had been com
bining business with pleasure "at
this place and the Platte. ' Andy
returned boinetWednesday evening,
but Mrs. Strather and the child
ren. wjlemibrun9.cthelast of thef
Samuel Harris' son-Ernest, about
fifteen years ofcsage, climbed upon
the tower to the windmill which is
about thirty feet in height a' few
days?ago to take a look at the sur
rounding country aud losing his
balance fell to the ground, fractur
ing an arm and bruising hint up'
some otherwise. Dr. Duncan, of the
Platte, was called and reduced the
fracture and dressed the wounds.
He is reported as doing nicely at
the present time. Pat.
SOMERSET SNAP SHOTS., .
A nice shower in this locality last.
H. McDermott served as a juror
during the recent term of court.
Crops in this locality are in
reasonably good shape.
John McConnell went toHoldrege
Friday to meet a car of cattle he
was receiving from his brother in
Born to J. Hv- Knowies and wife
a-boy. All-partiesr.doing well. -
Our school opened Monday morn
ing under the supervision of I. V.
Charles Jackson and wife have
moved into the Bostwick house.
Miss Edith Jolliff went to Curtis
Mrs. Lock, of "Wellfleet, is visit
ing with her father- A. Green.
T. A. McGuire, who went from
here to Arkansas last year is re
ported on the sick list.
A. Green was a Wellfleet visitor
William Griffiths expects to re
turn, to .work in the North" Platte
E. C. Fletcher, who went to Ar
kansas last year, has returned to
Colfax county, Neb.
Nebraska day will be observed at
the school house here Sept. 15th.
Prominent speakers are expected
to be present. r ..
Thftxepubcai'ftrLy jvill. be
held in Somerset precinct at the
Somerset school house on Saturday,
Sept. 14th, .1895, at 7 o'clock p. m.
O. I. C.
In the bicycle races at' Fremont
Wednesday Fred Fredricksen low
ered the state mile record to 2:12.
The sorghum factory at Hast
ings, which commenced operations,
this week, will manufacture 150,000
gallons of the extractod sweetness.
I. I. Yoey, of Harrisburg, was
riding his horse to water, when the
clumsy brute stumbled and let the.
rider off over his head. A broken
collar bone was the limit of injury.
A farmer near Wakefield brought
fiye onions to town that weighed
just a pound apiece.. A state that
can grow such onions is bound to
forge ahead under any financial
A Mrs. Hartman and six child
ren, the oldest of which is seven
years, arrived at Bigsprings Tues
day night penuiless and almost
nude. The mother is demented.
The county authorities will look
after the outfit. They claim Clar-
inda, Iowa, as their home.
Two monster grey wolves made
such havoc among live stock near
Deminjr that cattlemen offered a re
ward of $40 lor the" : scalp of either.
A hunting party succeeded in
capturing the three cubs, but the
old animals are still at large.
Forty head of young cattle have
been slain by the ferocious brutes.
Levi Gallatin, living near Bayard
sprea.d straw on the macadamized
floor of his little old sod shanty on
the claim and set fire to it for the
destruction of fleas. He under
estimated the size of the conflagra
tion and all his household belong
ings disappeared with the fleas."
The men whq have grown beets
in the last twoyears are thoroughly
settled in the belief that the sugar
industry will enrich Nebraska far
beyond the dreams of its most en
thusiastic pioneers. It has been
demonstrated beyond questionthat
the beets will withstand all the ex
tremes of weather to which this
climate is subject and yield in the
worst seasons more money than the
ordinary crops in the best years.
If Blaine were sitting- in the chair
of Secretary of state, China would
be reading- a document on the out
rages on American missionaries
which would smell of powder. But
there is a mighty difference between
Blaine and Olnev. Toledo Blade.
Elegant new" Dress Goocls at Rennie's. HanclsomernWeltie&
in. Fine Direst G-oods cheaper than ever before offered. n '
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In our Shoe department we offer special inducements. la
dies' and Gent's Fine Shoes at Rennie's this week at 25 oft r;;.
The Nebraska weather-crop re
port, for the week ending Tuesday
last, says: The rainfall over the
eastern half of the state has been
copious except in very limited local
ities and in some places excessive.
Over the western half of the state
for the most part it has been light.
Corn generally nas made good pro
gress aud the early corn is matur
ing m the eastern oart of the state,
and a considerable portion of it is
bevond danger of injury by frost.
Owing to wet weather the late corn
has continued to grow and to im
prove in condition, but some of it is
very late and will require consider
able time yet to mature. The co
pious rains of the past two weeks
have improved the condition of
pastures and meadows. But the
wet weather has delayed haying
and threshing, and in some cases
damaged small grain in the shock.
Plowing and seeding continue gen
eral and the ground is in unusually
good condition to be worked in the
greater portion of the state.
Some valuable discoveries are
made by accident. Burglars entered
the office ot a chemical establish
ment in Elizabeth, N. J., the other
night and blew open the safe. Then
they got out of the building as soon
as their feet would carry them,
carrying off one of their number in
an insensible condition. Stored in
the safe were sundry bottles of
deadly stuff, the fumes of which are
est man in about a minute. The
explosion broke some of the bottles
and consequently the thieves hadn't
time to carry away some very rich
swag, which was plainly in sight.
On Sept. 24 to 26 the convention
of the Irishmen, who want to pro
mote Ireland's liberty by force, will
be held at Chicago. In New York
a secret meeting of a committee of
arrangements has been held, in
which letters were read from eighty
five nationalist clubs and trom men
favoring the move and promising
support. It is expected that the
convention will create great en
thusiasm. Delegates will come
even irom Australia, Argentine and
other South American republics.
A grand reception will be given the
delegates in Chicago.
With potato bugs holding up
trains and Bowler holding up the
constitution, the Supreme Court and
the United States treasury, it seems
about time for the American people
to provide themselves with an effect
ive remedy against pestiferous
insects. New York Mail and
Nobody seems to be willing to rise
to dispute the claim that Chicago
has become the greatest railroad
terminus on earth. The total
number of regular trains in and out
of the city every twenty-four hours
is 1,352, which is twenty-five more
than one ago. The companies
operating the roads number twenty
eight and they control 40,000 miles
The Tobacco War.
The present war existing be
tween the big plug tobacco manu
facturers is proving very interest
ing for the consumers, they being
the only ones who are" profiting by
this war. The manufacturers are
unquestionably losing a great deal
of money, and, as far as we can see,
the whole cause of the war is on
account of a brand of plug tobacco
called "Battle Ax," which appears
to be as powerful a weapon as its
name implies. The manufacturers
of "Battle Ax" claim it to be the
largest piece of high-grade goods
ever sold for the- money. And the
success of the brand, the enormous
quantity which is being sold,
clearly demonstrates that the con
sumers have not been slow in de
tecting the fact that they have a
bargain. This has caused the.
demand for other heretofore popular
brands to be greatly diminished.
Hence the present great toba.ccl
Lino of Clothin
. Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes,
in Fact Everything
"Gents1 Wearing Apparel
-IS GOING- AT-
Greatly "Reduced Rates
'' STAR CLOTHING HOUSE,
WEBER & V0LMER. ,
TO. 3496. ' '
NOETH FLA-TTJS, ISTEDB .
Capital, - : - - $50,00000.
L Surplus; " -wi S22;5(f0:00
E. M. F. LEFLANQ; Prcs'fc.
A General Banking Business Transacted
Otten's Shoe Store?
PRICES CUT IN TWO.
In order to swap shoes for money we will offer our ladies'
fine Ludlow Shoes,
Regular price 84,00 to $4.75, at $3.00.
JHere is a chance to have a fine shoe for a littlef money.
All our Men's $3.50 Shoes at $2.25.
All oiif Boy's fine lace and button shoes, the best made,
$2:50 Shoe at $1.65 $1.65 Shoe $1.
. A large line of Ladies', Misses' and Children Slippers
'Win De soia at puces mac wm
Save you 1-3 to 1-2 of your money.
Children's Shoes', the best goods that money can buy, will
be slaughtered, at the same rate. .
Otten's Shoe Store, k
ZCTZEW LIVEBT Jk.3ST3D PEED STABLE.
Old 1L7"ja:n Doran Stable.)
SSPNorthwest corner of Courthouse square.
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