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NORTH PLATTE, KEBRASKA, TDESDAlfeyENING; DECEMBER 10, 1895.
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We have just received aj beautiful line of useful Christ
mas' Giffs' consisting of ' -
Albums. Toilet Goods, Manicure Cases,
Silk and Linen Handkerchiefs,
Mufflers, Neckwear, . G-loves and Mittens.
Elegant lines of ladies', gents5 and
children's Shoes, Gents' Plush Caps, 0he-
iiille goods, Table Linen and Nap- :
Space will not per.mit
whatever you buy of us you will find good and tasteful and
the prices" are low. Before buying your Christmas gifts
come and see us.
JULIUS PIZER, Proprietoj.
The Great Holiday Goods House
i-C; M. NEWTON,
Dolls, Rocking Horses, Toy Drums, Doll Carriages,
Picture Books, ABC Books, Letter Blocks, Toy Stoves
and Ranges, Toy, Trains, Toy Dishes, Toy Trunks, Banks,
Animals, Carts, Wagons, Sleds, Horns, Fifes, Whistles,
Guns and all sorts of Toys and everything usually kept
in this House, with a great many additions and at prices
lower than ever. Also a large line of Albums, Collar and
Cuff Boxes, Toilet Sets. Fancy Metal Trays, Jewel Boxes
and Trinket Cases. Hand Painted Yaccs, Gift Books,
Ink Stands, Paper Weights, Paper Cutters, Autograph
and Scrap Albums, Yiolins, Guitars, Harmonicas, Music
Boxers and Musical Albums, Kodaks, etc., etc.
Remember our goods are all right, and we invite all
to look over our stock before buying elsewhere. Come in
anyhow and see the pretty things, and hear our magnifi
cent music box-
O. M. Newton's for Holiday Presents.
jTirsi Rational B&ni
NOETH PL.TTE, NEB.
J E. M.
A General Banking
Otten's Shoe Store.
PRICES CUT IN
Iii order to swap shoes for money we will offer our ladies'
fine Ludlow Shoes,
Regular price $4,00 to $4.75, at $3.00."
Here is a chance to have a fine shoe for a little money.
': All our Men's $3.50 Shoes at 2.25.
All our 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's Slippers
will he sold at prices that will
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.
to mention everything, bun
E. LEFLANG, Pres't,
1 ARTHUR McNAMAEA.
J. H. Abahire marketed cattle at South
Alex. Neilson andJas. R. White ro
turned from Denver the last of the week.
Bank Examiner Dodder, of Grand
Island, was in this section looking over
the banks Wednesday.
Harry DeLute, of Paxton, spent Sun
day with friends in our village.
L. Snell, of Wallace, passed through
Henry 'Coker was a Paxton visitor
An oyster eupper is talked of by the
Woodmen lodge and will 'probably come
ell in about three weeks.
A gentleman from Big Springs was in
town the last of the week looking over
the ground in regard to starting a news
paper. To is makes tne tnird man on
this errand within a month.
:Vlex. Noilson took in the sights at
Hastings and Omaha the latter part of
A brother of I. L. Standefer, living
near Grant, has been spending the week
in our village.
v J. M. Dwyer, of Hershey, was a buth-
rland visitor Wednesday.
VA gentleman from New York who is
vffiting with J. D. Tallmadge and family
h&held revival services at the school
house every evening this week.
Wm. Sweet spent last Sunday and
Monday at Wallace visiting among rela
tives and friends.
J. H. Abshire came in from Omaha
Frank and Wm. Coker spent Saturday
&t the county seat.
. E. C. Brown and bicycle circulated in
be vicinity of Paxton Friday.
James Ditto and family, who have
spent theT.past two years at Mr. Ditto's
old home in Illinois, are expected back
to this country in the near future.
Alex. Robertson rented his irrigated
farm for the coming season and has re
turned to his family at Gault, Missouri.
John Keith is now head boss at his
ranch, Wm. Brown and family having
removed some days ago. Mr. Keith has
some fine thoroughbred stock and takes
great ploasure in seeing; that they are
well cared for.
The Applegate.district gputh of town
bas secured a-Aenvjiice slate blackboard
for their school house.
Miss Nina Snell has finished her term
of school and is now attending school at
F. A. Carpenter inspected North Platte
by gaslight on Friday night going down
on No. 4: aud returning on No. 3.
Mesdames J. H. Johnson and F. Pier
son -visited with friends on tho west Bird
wood last Friday.
Alex. Edstrora was a county seat
Means and Tully finished their ditch
contract the 1st of the week and shipped
their pile drivers and 2 engines to Grand
A. Bergstrom, of Hershey, transacted
business in our village Saturday.
John Potter, of th,e. Brd wood., has pur
chased several head of eattl frm 0. W.
Miss Mabel Johnson has completed
her teaching contract in the Harsh field
district and returned to her home near
town Friday. Citizen.
NICHOLS AND HEESHEY NEWS.
Charles Toillion delivered one hun
dred and fifty bushels of potatoes to V.
Von Goetz at tho hub the past week at
twenty five centh per bushel.
Ed Kelley of Hershey, departed last
Saturday by team for somoeastern coun
try. His destination is we understand
not fully known by the public.
Will Brooks shelled corn for JackTill
ford and W. ArHoover tho latter part of
lust week. Corn on an average is yield
ing very fair.
R. "W. Calhoun purchased six fine
shoats over north of the river recently
and bad them delivered at the P.'atte
last Saturday, where ho went after them
A certain young chap residing in the
vicinity of Hershey is once more making
semi-weekly visits to a certain residence
in this locality, after being side-tracked"
for. some time- He must be a firm be
liever in the old adage "if at first you
don't succeed, try, try again." "We sin
cerely hope that his aspirations may be
like the morning sun or the blooming of
J. B. McKee made a trip over to Gandy
a few days since.
The section gang has been repairing
the side track at this station lately.
Harrington & Crane, of Perkins coun
ty, wore looking after business at this
place a few days since.
There will be a box social at the Sis
soa school house next Friday evening to
which all are invited.
The ladies aid society of Hershey will
give an oyster supper at the home of
Mrs. Sam Funkhouser on New Years eve,
The public is cordially invited to attend.
ifrs. Sumner Jones residing on one of
W.L. Park's farms has been critically
ill for some timo. JDr. McCsbe pt tne
Platte is attending physician.
Charles Bowen, whoas resided on the
Dillion ranch the pas season recently
moved back upon his farm south of the
H. W. Fo?le and farnHv hsvo denarted
from Hershey. It is filiated that they
went to Iowa.
Tom Haskett who iav interested in
large sheep ranch infPotter precinct
passed up the line last Saturday on bis
way home from a busiaess
trip to tne
county seat. His partaer Abe
took the. train last Friday night for
Colorado where he will remain during
Miss May Wilson and Nate Trego, of
MoPherson, are the ggns of the Brown
The old ca'ual comiianv is erectinjr
new corn crib& at Hershey.
Rev Stearns, of NortlfPlatte, the new
Baptist pastor on this circuit, preached
to a large audience in tbe Maccabeo hall
at Hershey last Sunday evening.
Rev. Pelton, of May wood, preached in
the Platte Valley schoohhouse last Sun-
There will bo a Christmas tree in the
new school building atNicho!s Christ
mas eve, gotten up by tbe Sunday school
assisted by the people Residing in the
district. W. J. Crusen.of North Platte,
will deliver an address and a short pro
gramme will be rendered by the school.
Everybody is invited to come and bring
your presents and have a social time.
The Fromont Tribune says beet
ers should not lose courage, it may
not happen again in a hundred years.
O. D. VanHorn, of North Loup, was
so badly injured by tne antics of a
bucking broncho that hb'died in a few
The Bancroft creamery company now
packs all its butter in one pound pack
ages, wnicn go to JJenverjand obtain a
price a cent a pound higher than in
John Singptel of "Bancroft does not
complain of Nebraska. He came here a
poor man, snd sold hisjfarm the other
day for $13,120. He will retire from
the cornfield and live on the interest of
his money. - g.
The prospect for getting a steam sop-
erator at Chanpell is flattorinc". A few
more cows must be secured, bowevorjis
about 300 head are needed to start. At
ho present time there are 200 head se
Tha district court has ruled that wa-
er cannot be pumped from a small
stream like Wood river and entirely
drained for irrigation purposes to the
detriment of those living below the
pumping point. Kearney Standard.
The thirtieth annual meeting of the
Nebraska State Teachers' Association
will be held in Lincoln December 31st,
1895, and January 1st and. 2d, 1800. An
unusually attractive program will be
presented and. 4,2Q0 teachers are es
pscted to bo present.
Rev. O. A. Buzzell, of Juniata, Neb.,
spent several days in this county dur
ing the past week, returning home
Wednesday. He distributed quite a lot
of good clothing that had been sent him
through the Baptist church for that
purpose, giving it to persoflg who could
not afford to buy aqd were deserving as
well as needy. Gandy Pioneer.
The McCook Tribune wants a-Reput-
ican valley irrigation convention to be
held in that city some tiraean February.
The convention to be called for the pur
pose of general irrigation discussion and
he t iking of definite steps for organ
izing the valleys of the Republican and
renchman rivers, under the new state
aw, into districts to be bonded for the
construction of irrigation works.
If Charles ReifleJ has discovered how
to make a good quality of whisky from
sugar beets, as tne revenue olhcers
claim, it may still further stimulote the
cultivation of that article by raising
he price to, fit the demand. Statistics
show that the American weaple use
more whisky than sugar by some co n-
siderable amount, and with the present
acreage of beets it would hardly supply
this state with ''eye-openers" for our
thirsty citizens. Broken Bow Republi
can. L. Linstedt, who sold out aud went to
ynchburg, Texas, a little over a year
ago, came back a couple of weeks ago.
and has returned to his farm ia Custer
county and is satisfied to remain with
us. Mr. Linstedt said that Texas is a
fertile and good country bet that he
was sick all the time he was there, and
he preferred under these circumstances
to remain and take his chances farming
in jNeorassa. Tnere are Hundreds of
people just like Mr. Linstedt, and when
spring returns tho immigration, especi
ally to the irrigated districts in this
state, will be larger than ever. Goth
In his report to the governor, L. P.
iudden, the head of the Nebraska State
Rlif Commission, says that 268 moks
Retmie Closing out his Millinery
POSITIVELY AT ONE-HALF COST.
What is "left in our Millinery Department posi
tively goes at One-Half Cost. Bargains , you never
saw before at RENISTIE'S.
50 PER CENT OFF ON OUR COATS AND CAPES.
RENN'IE, The Leader.
of potatoes were shipped to Logan coun
ty, via Callaway, on February 5, 1895,
and lists a lot of other goods that wero
not received . Logan county did receive
fourteen sacks of potatoes on or about
that time, but no more, and Rev. Ludden
cannot produce a receipt from the coun
ty clerk of this county that acknowl
edges the receipt of moro than that
number of sacks. If tho entire report
is as incorrect as that portion devoted to
Logan county the commission should be
thoroughly investigated. The "aid bus
iness" is dead but the report has but
recently been made, hence this criticism.
Dr. Sawyer; Dear Sir: Having used your Pas
titles, I can recommend them to tho public. 1
hive been attended by four different doctors, but
one and a half boxes ol your medicine has done
mo more good than nil of them. Yours respect
fully, Mrs. Slaggio Johnson, Brouson, Branch
County. Mich. Sold by F. H. Iingley.
J. H. Edmiston's irrigation dam on
Wood river, two miles south of Eddy-
ville, was completed last week. The
dam when full of water will bo 400 to
500 .feet wide and three miles in length,
and will contain 47.O00.OU0 callous of
water, which will be used to irrigate
,800 acres of land. The dam across the
river is 219 feet long, 107 feet wide at its.
base and twelve feet at tho ton. and is
twenty-six feet hiprh. It required 11.000
cubic yards of earth to . construct the
dam. The cot of the labor of-construct-
ng the dam was paid for in the wood
taken from its site. Robert B. Smith, of
this city, was the constructing engineer
rtie waste-weir is located some distance
back of lbe dam and tho over-flow water
will bo carried to anotbor fork of the
river not far away. Lexington Pioneer
Dr. A. P. Sawyer Sic: After suffering four
years with female weakness I was persuaded by a
friend to try your Pastilles, and after using them
for one year, I can say I am. entirely well. I can
not recommend them too highly. Mrs. AI. S. Brook
Bronon. Bethel Branch Co., Mich. For sale by F.
THE DEVIL'S CODE.
Legend of a Monk, tho Devil and a Quick
Stockholm's pubb'o library contains a
wonderful work which is called "The
Devil's Code" aud which in addition
to its extraordinary name is said to be
' the biggest manuscript in tho world.
Every letter is most beautifully drawn
and the magnitude of the work is so
great that it. seems impossible for any
single monk'to have done it.
The story of tho origin of the nianur
script, however, not only giyea it as
the work of one man, but also states it
to be the work of a single night The
story runs as follows :
"A poor mouk had been condemned
to death, but was told mockingly by bis
judges that if he was ablo to copy the
whole 'Code' between darkness and
dawn he would bo saved. Relying upon
the impossibility of the task, those who
senteuced him .furnished him with the
original copy of the 'Code,' with pen,
ink and parchment and left him.
"Death must have been as little liked
in the middle ages as it is now, for the
monk, forgetting the hopelessness of
his task, commenced it. Before long,
however, ho flaw that he could not save
his own life by such weak exertions,
and fearing a cruel and horrible death
he invoked the aid of the prince of
darkness, promising to surrender his
soul if he were assisted in the task.
"The devil kindly obliged by appear
ing on the spot, accepted the contract
and sat down to the work, and next
morning 'The Devil's Code' was finished,
the monk being found dead. Tho copy
ing clerk from the infernal regions pre
sumably fled away with-the poor man's
soul as soon a3 tho wicked compact was
finished." Pearson's Weekly.
Hall Calne'a Idea.
At a dinner given by the Aldine club
of New York to Hall Caine that gentle
man said regarding the relations bo
tween Canada and tho United States:
"The relatione betwQcu Canada and
the United States may sometimes be a
little strained, but there seems, to an
Englishman, to be no sufficient reason
why two great nations should not live
in friendly rivalry on, this great conti
nent I camo here, sir, by way of Ni
agara, where the river that divides your
country- from Canada looks angry and
impassable enough. But I dare say you
have noticed that in that watery horse
shoe angle, where the breach between
the two countries is widest, the sun can
never-shine on the clouds of vapor which
rise out of those troubled waters without-
making a beautiful rainbow, which
bridges land to land.
"Gentlemen and brother aufhofs, in
the most troubled moment between. Can
ada and the United States, it only needs
the sunshine of good faith and good fel
lowship to bridge over the differences
St -1 -r-p-rn t
-over our Great
Clothing, .Gents-'rpupnishing Goods, Boots, Shoes,"Hat6aps,
G loves and Mittens.
Surprised, First at the Large Assortment;
. Second at the Superior Quality:
Third at the Immense Variety;
Fourth at the Low-Prices.
We have been some time in getting, these Sur
prises here and ready for you, but at last are
able to announce
Bargains all Through the House.
We solicit a comparison of Goods and Pr&esJ
knowing that you will find our stock the Best and thve
Cheapest14 r: " ' " ' : -
WEBER & VOLLMER, Props.
PEOPLE MUST EAT,
We E)on't Blow Much,
We're after Trade,
C. F. IDDINGS,
Order by telephone from T ewton's Book Store.
LITEBT PEED .ST;A -piES
(Old "7"a2a. Z)oran Stafolo.) -
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"Northwest corner of Courthouse square.
Even if times are a little quiet and dol
lars rather scarce. They must have
Groceries, Provisions and Flour and
they want good goods at low prices.
But when it comes to selling fresh, and
clean goods for little money we are "in
it" just as extensively as any dealer..
That's what we are here for and we so
licit you to call and "look us over." "We
are confident we can please you.
I he Grocer
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