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ftORTE "PLATTE, KEBEAsfX 'fffiift-' TO$&G, 'DECEMBER- ' 3, 1895.
THE GREAT SLAUGHTER SALE
for the mouth of Nov.'commencing the 12th.
We iind ourself with too many Winter Goods, and
we must reduciT itrom now on imial theTlst of December.
REHD OUR PRICE-LIST!
mX GOODS DEPT.
10 pieces, all colors, nil-wool, 40
inch wide, imported Serge, worth
1.25, &r this sale at QV. cenfc
Tnn niprps nil colors. 4fi-ineh all- t
wool, silk finish Henriettas, worth
3.25 per yard, for this sale at G7i c.
Ten j.ieces Ladies' Cloth, 4G-ntch j
widi. worth 90 cents, for this sale!
at 57 J cents.
Ten .pieces JTork made 'Novelty
Ijoods, worth ufty cents; fortius
stile at 25 cents1 per yard.
Ten pieces Sultana'Suitiugs.dark
or light, at 10 cents, worth -fifteen.
Russian" hVree at 9 J- per yard.:
Canton Flannels from five cents
per .yard and upward.
HOSIERY and M ITTENS.
T ,.,,,, , , , .
Ladies fast black seamless hose at
signteen cents, re-nlar price twenty -
live: ladies nose at eigne cenib, leg-
nlar price 12i cents; ladies woolni j
hose at twenty-two cent, regular
thirlv centJiose; imported cash-
rre hoe at-35 cents, worth fury;
lildreu's woolen hose from 12icts.
id up: ladies' fleece-lined hose at
25 cents, worth 35 cents. Mittens
from 25 cents and up.
Ladies all-wool combination suits
at 1.00, worth 2.25; ladies1 ribbed
fieeoe-llned combination suits at
1.05, worth 1.50; fifty dozen ladies"
ribbed shirts and pants at 37 cent?,
regular price fifty cents; ladies' riV
AVe offer our entire stock pf 4.50, regular, price 8; ve offer
men's youth's, boy's and chil-; men's all-wool suits, in all
dren's suitsand overcoats, to j sizes, at 5.75, regular price 10;
close out regardless-of cost, as I wc prfcr mens suits at 35,
Ave want to go out of this line, j worth 7; we -offer youth's all
We need the room for. other; wool suits, sizes fourteen to
purposes. We offer 60 men's i nineteen years, at-5. 50, worth
blue and - black beaver over- 10; boy's three-pircc suits at
coats, sizes from 34 to 42, for -2. 85. worth 5 ; chtldrenVknee
k$$ok regular' prices 10: We -suits -irom four to twelve years
offer hitjtanen's long' ulsters, .j at M. 05, worth 2.25. Men's
all sizes, at 3.50; regular price ! am boy's pants, caps, gloves,
6.00; we offer forty j'ouths j mittens apd furnishing goods
chinchilla overcoats, sizes from j will be closed out atrockbot
twelve to eighteen years,, at '. torn prices.
Cut "Eliis ad. out and bring it to tire store
so that you may see we sell as advertised.
The Boston Store,
Otten's . Shoe Store.
PRICES CUT IN. T5!iO.
In order to swap shoes for money we will offer our ladies'
fine X,ttdlow Shoes
Regular price $4,00 to 84.75, at $3.00.
- . Here is a chance to have a fine shoe for jl little., money.
.ji-n our Men's $3.50 Shoes at $2.25.,
All our Boy'sfinelace and button shoes, the best made,
$2.50 Shoe at $1.65 $1.65 Shoe SI. -
r " A large line of Ladies, Misses and Children's Slippers
:' - will be sold at prices that will ;.
Save you 1-3 to 1-2 of your money.
Children's Shoes.rthe best goods that money can buy, will
be slaughtered at the same rate.
Otten's Shoe Store.
nsraw ZiivsT .ajstid jseid stable
BLDBit &: LOCK.
fyXorih-ye3t corner o CourlhoviEe squsre.
bed fleece-lined shirts and 'paRs at
25 cents, VorHi 35 cents; children's
uuderoar from fifteen cent3 np.
ve "for, to close out, twenty dozen
of all sized shirts and drawers of
t lie. very mnest namrai . an-wuoi ui
2 88 per suit, can't he duplicated at
less than 4.00 per suit.
CLOAKS. CAPES and JACKETS.
We have sold many of them, hat
.we still have u.larga- variety left.
f You can buy a ladies jacket from
1 us for 3 50 worth 67. We still have
srxtv childrcns' cloaks left, but we
j want Id close them all out. Y
! offer anv. of these cloaks for 1.75
theinwg? and trimmings are worth
Uhe money for which wc offer the
: Shawl!i, Shawks! Double and sin -
, - vprv ni;i v made.
' - - , fc rth fess than
6.50. np to 10 pick your
for 85.35. t
BLANKETS and QUILTS
at a great reduction.
AND ARCTICS .
We are offering these goods at 25
per cent less than their value.
Come and see our ladies T 35 tine
shoe; our children's Yqinig Ameri
can school shoes, and 7ojjr calf boots.
You willadntit the price and quali
ty has no cqua'.
: .Goiriiorfemble 3Bags
. 1 .
nrpr "PAST 20JL."
Manager Lloyd has booked for
Monday evening; December 9th,the
great railroad melodrama. Lincoln
J. Carter's "Fast Mail," which will
be given a grand scenic production,
that in mairy respects promises to
be one of the most remarkable ever
in this city. The play is constructed
on strictly modern principled. The
interest starts at a terrific pace,
and is not allowed lo flag for an
instant. The incidents are made
doubly thrilling by the mechanical
and scenic effects that are employed.
There is the rattle and clatter of a
patrol wagon as it comes down the
street, the whistles, bells, etc, of a
Mississippi steamboat leaving her
wharf, moonlight effects on the
river, theglowing furnaces of the
boat, and ilie explosion and break
ing up of the steamer. A gigantic
piece of real water scenery is pre
sented in the Niagara Falls' scene,
where the enormous cataract is
represented with the roan.ofthe
water, the seething foam and the
rising mist. A freight train of
fourteen cars is run across the
stage. The caHjoose is lighted and
the engine carries the engineer and
fireman. It is everywhere acknowl
edged to be an unsurpassed achieve
ment in railroad scenic effect.
There seems to be no -limit to the
possibilities of stage mechanism,
but -The Fast Mail" seems to have
covered all the ground up to the
present date. The company is
highly spoken of, and the play is
well constructed, with a strong
tinge of comedy to offset the serious
JiAxiTELlT MELA1TGE .
Messrs.. Kenworthy and Roberts j
are shipping baled hay from Max- j
well this week.
An irrigation - meeting was held
in the school houselast Saturday.
Catholic sen-ices were held in
the school house last Saturday !
morning, Rev. O'Toole, of North
Platte, ofiicia ting.
. Miss Mamie Nugent,- who fin
ished a three-months' term of school
recently, spenrTa fe w "Hay s Tn Max- j
well last week.
Miss Marie A. Hanrahan,who has
been -teaching school at Vroman, ;
returned home last week, having
finished the fall term.
The Maxwell literary societj- has
resumed-for the winter season. It
held its second nfeeting last Satur
day evening. The question deba
ted was "Resolved that society has
more to do with the formation of
character than literature." It was
decided in fayor pf the affirmative.
Owing to it being almost the first
meeting of this season, there were
not many persons present, but
those who' were there did all in
their power to make the society a
success. Some who did not come
with the expectation of taking part
in the programme kindly did so
wmn requested and all who at
tended went home feeling that they,
had a pleasant time. Hereafter
we hope to see a larger number
present-from Maxwell and from the
Island also. Let us try to make
the literary society as much cL a
success and as interesting as it was
list winter. TVe should be glad if
each one would come prepared to
take part In the programme, but if
you don't Avish to do that come any
how and have a good time.
. Win. Myers, formerly of Max
well, visited friends here last week.
The singing school, conducted
by Mr." Moore, meets at the school
house Tnesday and Friday of each
The Thanksgiving ball which
was held in Mr. Kuntz new hall
was greatly enjoyed by all who at
tended, and the attendance was
Lvery large. - A delicious supper at
Mr. Kuntz residence at midnijrht.
There is to be a masquerade ball in
the same building New Year's eve,
to which every one is invited. It
is rumored that there will be a
dance one week from next Friday
night, but this Is not certain.
iticeois utd eesseey .hews.
Mrs. 'Struthers, -who had been
visiting Mrs. Brown, returned to
Nbrth Platte Saturday.
A Baptist missionary preached
atHershey last Sunday afternoon
and Rev. Coslet In the evening.
t TV. HI Minney's sweet corn, that
he raised en sod for.the seed com-
-pany, averaged a.nout t lurry bush
els .per acre.
Hay for the Chicago market is
.now being loaded upon, cars at
Nichols, sidetrack. -
R. Wv Calhoun and family -are
how domiciled in their new quar
ters. Gene Goodwin will soon be able
to return to his home in Kansas, v
after a severe siege of sickness.
Mrs. H. "W. Fogle, of Hershey. is
visiting friends in Iowa. . ;
The stone for the foundation ot
the new Methodist church at Her
shey arrived from Lodge Pole a
few days ago.
John Popham and John Schick,
of McPherson county yvere the
guests of the Brown famity at
Andy Struthers and family left
Sunday for North Platte:
Those who will take part in the
drama to be rendered at Nichols
the latter of this month are re
hearsing two or three times a week
at the present time and are said to
be getting along nicely.
"We understand thatRev. Stearns
a former pastor ot the Baptist
church at Grand Islandj. has been
engaged for the North Platte cir
cuit and will preach at Hershey
every two weeks, beginning next
a. 3,. McKee, who is attending
district court tt the county seat as
a juror from this precinct? pent
last Sunday with his family, re
turning Monday morning. This is
the third week he has been on duty
at this business.
Local sports have been having
very good luck in capturing rabbits
and prairie chicken the past few
It is thougth at the present time
that there is a changefor the bet
ter in the condition of F. L. Terr.y,
who has been confined to his bed
with typhoid fever for the past
If all is well - there . will be a
Christmas tree in the 'new school
building at this place on the com
ing Christmas eve.
Miss Sadie Brooks was the victim
ot a genuine surprise party on last
Friday evening gotten :up by a- few
of her neighbors and friends in
honor of her birth-dayf Both vocal
and instrumental music was ren
dered during the evening. Approp
riate refreshments were then served
afterwhich all xetued to their
respective homes .seemingly well
pleased with, the pleasures ot the
SOMERSET -fjNA? SHOTS.
A splendid snow fell in this local
ity last Sunday.
Mrs. Clara Hobbie has returned
from North Platte and is visiting
vfith her father.
Lote Kidder has moved his broth
er's house near the school house in
District No. 102.
During the recent snow hunters
made times lively lor the festive
Cecil Tuell transacted business
in North Platte Saturday.
Thanksgiving was observed only
by giving dinners in this locality.
Supt. Hannon and the auditor of
the B. & M. railroad company were
in this localit recently looking
after excessive school levies
J. F. Brittain and R. S. Fidler
were Wellfleet visitors one day last
It is reported that Fred Gaedke
has bought the Bostwick land bs
low here. Consideration $700.
W. N. Parcel was released from
jury duty and has returned home
Q. I. C.
The suit to enjoin the Lincoln
and Dawson "county irrigation dis
trict from creating further indebt
edness or issuing
bonds has been
R. W. Reese a --.Kearney news
paper man, has been convicted of
grand larceny andxsentenced to
four years in the penitentiary.
Reese's enmeconsisted of "raising"
county warrants. The case will go
to the supreme court.
Train No. 3 went through in two
sections Sunday night. The officers
of the .road seem determined to
have that train make schedule time
even if it does require double crews.
The economy of the mode is, how
- A petition is being circulated in
Dawson county praying the- gover-1
nor to change the death penalty of
S. B. "Walker to imprisonment for
life upon the grounds that Walker
is believed to be of unsound
mind. The prisoner was brought
iip -from Lincoln Saturday night
and placed in the jail at Lexington.
It appears that grasshoppers have
been numerous all over the country
during the past fall, and only dis
appeared a few weeks ago, being de
stroyed by the nipping air of Jack
Frost and a blanket of snow. All
grain fields and pastures suffered
from their voracious appetites and
W What is left in our Millinery Department posi
m tively goes at One-Half Cost. Bargains you never
gm saw before at RENJJIE'S.
M 50 PEE CENT
were cleaned off to the ground for a
few yards around the sides.
Whether the hoppers will make
their appearance next spring re
mains to be seem Lexington Pio
.neer. Int otv. of David City, Neb.,
was in the cifV'itjMonday looking
after a contract to build Lincoln
and Dawson County canal. ex
tractor Doty has just completed an
irrigation canal in California that
cost 5330, 00H. and offers to take the
bonds and build our north canal as
soon as the bonds are ready. The
directors of the company claim
that he is one among half a dozen
other parties who want the bonds.
Bernie Erwin, who teaches
school in Gillan precinct a "few,
miles north of Cozad, was showing
his pupils the other day-how to
properly regulate and control a
heating store. While in the midst
ot an instructive dissertation
upon the subject, and while his
head was in close proximity to the
stove door, the accumulated gis
(in the stove) suddenly went off
with a load bang, and when the
wreck was cleared away and the
scholars had subsided to only aud
ible smiles, it was found that
Bernie's luxunan t mustach. his ej'e
brows and eye lashes somewhat
resembles a singed feline. He now
wears a clean-shaven face, and has
f jresworn coal stoves. Pioneer.
DOWN IN OLD KATJtTUCK.
G. W. Allen, formerly superin
tendent of the national cemetery at
Fort McPherson but now holding a
similar position at Nancy, Ken
tucky, has written a letter to the
members of S. A. Douglas Post of
this city, from which we make the
After a month's sojourn in old
Kaintuck, I will attempt to address
you. "We arrived here safely on
October 14th. We.found the road
from Somerset to the cemetery
rough and hilly. The cemetery is
situated about nine miles west of
Somerset on a part of the battle
ground of Logan's cross road. We
visited the grounds where the main
part of the battle was fough t, and
found unmistakable evidence of the
battle We found the earthworks
and rifle pits in a good state of
preservation. The shell and solid
shot marks are still to be seen on
the large oak trees, and we stood
under the tree where Gollicoffer
fell shot by Colonel Fry and near
this tree we found a trench where
sixty rebels are buried. Our
thoughts went back to '63 and '64
and we could almost hear the rebel
The cemetery .here is beautiful.
It embraces three and one-half
acres of rolling land, has shrubs
and rose bushes in profusion. The
evergreen trees consist of cedar,
Scotch pine. American spruce, Irish
juniper and magnolia. The decidu
ous trees are maple, elm. buckeye,
ironwocd, apple peach and plum.
There are 716 interments in this
cemetery, S49 of vvhom are Known
and 367 unknown. The lodge is
the same style as the one at Mc
Pherson. We think the climate is
fine At this writing (Nov. 27th)
the rose bushes have not lost their
foliajre. We have had a number of
frosts and several freezes and it has
rained a number of times.
The people we haye met are kind
and courteous. They seem to be
engaged more in the lumber bnsl
ness than in farming, the timber
here being,. fine. We find quite a
number of old soldiers, and there is
a post at Somerset.
Dr. A. P. JJawyer: Bear Sin I have been saEer
injf uilh Mck heinjachs for c lopjj time. I used
your Family Core an3 uow am ectlrrfj" relieved
I would not do viibrot yoar medlciac Mrs. G.
A. Miller. Sold by T. U. LouRley.
POSITIVELY AT ONE-HALF COST
OFF ON OUR COATS AND CAPES.
RENNIE, The Leader.
-over our Great
T7" OOd.""s7" '
Glbthing, Gents' Finishing Goods, Boots, Shoes, HaCaps,
G-1'oves and Mlitteiis.
Surprised, First at the Large Assortment:
jrouria au y
We have been soinejjj
prises here and r
able to announce
Bargains ail Thi
We solicit a conipai
knowing that voir will find 01
Cheapest, - ?. .
WEBEE & VOLLMEE, Props.
PEOPLE MUST EAT,
Even if times are a little 'quiet and dol
lars .rather scarce. They must have
Groceries, Provisions and Flour and
they wtfnt good goods at low prices.
We Don't Blow Much,
But when it comes to Selling fresh and
clean goods for little money we are "in
it" just as extensively as any deader.
We're after Trade,
i imt s wnac
Otten stein Block.
O. 7VT; NEMTON'S.
A Tablet 5x8 inches for one cent. The largest and best five-cent
Tablet sre brought to North Elatte. The finest line of all grades of
Tablets. A raler or lead pencil given with every 5 and 10 cent Tablet.
C. M. Newton's Book Store.
first Jf&iioiml Barrj, .
NORTEC PI-TTJS,. NEB. .
sr3tcra it: -u .j-.f rr. i
the Superior Quality:
tbe Immense Variety:
i-"., v -j.ennutrnj ui rrecember.lS03,
1 IT I umber enltnrnRnnllratlnn Vn n ?in ..ii.. L
umber coltareannlimtlnnVn ii?in n I. v.
east quarter rejection Xo. 20. in township Xo-lD
north, range No. Zi -west. He names as wltnea-es:
Georse DuKan. J oseph Weir. John Weir and Albert
Ladwick, aU of Paxton. Nebraska.
S7-6 JOHN F. HINSIAN, Register.
NOTICE OF SALE.
In the matter of the estate of Benjamin I", Xoore.
TOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN. That In pur-
of the district court of Uacoln county, made oa
.-u j- u. ui auguii, ipaj mr we saie oi me real
estate hereinafter described, there will be sold ac
the East front door of the courthouse in North
Platte, Nebraska, on SATURDAY, the 7th
day of DECEMBER, Lj93, a, one o'clock
P,!111. 2f .8l.d,J da ftt PaWIc vendue,
to the highest bidder forcashthe follow! de
scribed real estate, to-wit: The weft half of the
southwest quarter of section 2S. and the west half
of the northwest quarter of section 35. all In town
shlpgngrthjof range 28 west. Saldsalo will re-
i i p. i
we are nere ior ana we so
licit you to call and "look us oveY." We
are confident we can please you.
The Grocer 1
'Capital, - - r 0,000.00.
M. F. LEFLAItfG, Pres't,