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TJB.E NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE: TPSD AY EVENING, DECEMBER -10, 1895.
IRA Ii. BARE, Editor xsd Pbopbietoe
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Six Months, casain advance 75 Cents.
Metered at the North Platte (Nebraaia) poetolfice as
The well known Bixby thinks
there is but one better country than
-Nhrnclfii. and that lies on the
rio-hf bank of the river Jordan.
People should therefore remain
Nebraska until they are ready
immigrate to that fair land.
Fred Hedde, the veteran editor
of the Grand Island Independent, has
leased his oaoer to Messrs. Geddes
&Buechler, two enterprisiu
j 1 o
men to whom newspaper work
not new. We wish tne new pup-
lishers abundant success.
A petition signed by 60,000 per
sons is ready to be presented to the,
Chicago board of education for the
introduction of the bible, or of a
book of select bible readings, into
the public schools. It .is signed by
TDrotestant clenrvmen. Catholic
priests and Jewish rabbis, and all
are agreed that the measure is one
calculated to prove beneficial.
The second, and probably the
last attempt, of the state to recover
on the bond of Jf. E. Hill for state
.money deposited in the wrecked
Capital national bank, was clased
Saturday afternoon and after de
liberating1 two hours the iurv re
turned a verdict for the defendant.
The verdict is not a surprise to
those who have closely iollowed the
the case since it was instituted two
It may perhaps be considered
significant of the sentiment in the
United States that at the very
beginping of the congressional ses
sion four resolutions were presented
in the United States senate bearingf
upon the Cuban rebellion and favor-
ing recognition or. tne rebels as
belligerents, Tne resolutions were
introduced by Call, democrat, of
" Florida; Lodge, republican ot Illin
ois; and Allen populist, of Nebras
ka. It will be. seen that all parties
and the south and north and west
arerepre.sented in these resolutions.
rr i i . m . . -
x nat s a good start toward a
Cuban republic. Hub.
A congressman from New Hamp
shire has introduced a resolution
demanding why Secretary Morton
refused to buy and distribute the
garden seeds as he was ordered.
j. ne secretary does not believe in
buying gaden seeds for distribution
among the constituents or personal
friends of congressmen and has
said so rather emphatically. If the
proper care is taken in distribution,
we believe the sending out of these
seeds is the proper thing. This
office has in years past received
several mail sacks full of these seeds
and they have been well distributed
and proved of benefit to the recip
ients. It is expected that republicans
in congress will agitate the question
of restoring the duties on wool. By
the repeal of those duties the treas
ury receipts have been diminished
at the rate of $8,000,000 a year.
TD 4-1- r , , -
ojv men repeal tnere jias oeen a
loss of. more than $58,000,000 to the
growers of wool; and this is
diminution of the purchasing
power of one class ot people to the
extent of $58,000,000. By the re
peal of them poison-tainted shoddy
has been imported in mote than a
hundred times the proportion of its
importation (during the period of
wool duties. By the use of this vile
stuff hundreds of thousands of pur
chasers of "all-wool" g-oods have
A farmer of Sac county. Iowa,
dropped a gold watch in his pig pen
not long ago, and it was apparently
swallowed by one of the big herd ot
porkers. - The loser consulted a
medium, who promptly pointed out
the offender. The pig was killed
and dissected, but no watch ap
peared. Then the medium made
another journey into the regions of
mystery and came back and pointed
out another animal. This one wa?
killed but with no better results.
This would have aroused the sus
picions of a wide-awake Nebrask;
farmer, but the faith of the lows
man remained unsliaken. Th
Teracious Des Moins Register tells
us that thirty hogs were sjaugb
tered with no better result befor
the farmer weakened and refused t
go on with the sacrifice, to tin
great disapointment of the medium
who stoutly maintained that he
stopped when he was just on the
eve of success. The next animal
-lie insisted, was the one wbose
interior would yield up the missing
chroaometer. In the language of
Washington Gladden, wno says
this i aa age of unbelief? Jour
nal. Ptta, tttin, UewUce poferoaid we Br, Stw
yer'c ITbattae, It is the grett remedy n Use
world tor nutting tbe weak strong. " Tor sJabyF-
By MAETHA MKJLLOOH WILLIAMS.
Copyright, 1S05, "by the Author.
CONTINUED FROM FRIDAY.
Summerlands lay in tho liearfc of the
Cumberland valley. "War was raging
there less than two years from that
Christmas night Tennessee, tho Volun
teer State, fully justified lfe"r name by
sending to the conflict her choicest
3ower of manhood. "Austin Reid, of
course, went with the very first as cap
tain in one of thexegiments that fought
in front of Richmond. Mrs. Eeid had
not tried to stay her husband's going.
But she clung and kissed him with such
heartbreak in her face that he almost
felt it irnpossiblo to leave her.
At the front he got -weekly letters
from Jher, so filled with love and loss
that her spell grew stronger than over
By and by, -when' the fortunes of war
gave all middlo Tennessee to Federal
domination, ho was like a man dis
traught. Honor ield him to his post
Love and duty called him to protect
this dear helpless one. When at last
news came that a ' considerable Federal
outpost had been established just outside
Summerlands' gate, he felt that he could
let nothing stand in tho way of going
to her and bringing her within Confed-
It was a perilous undertaking. Cap
ture meant death on tho gibbet the
spy's doom. .trot tnat weignea notnmg
with him. With infinite difficulty h
made his way through the Federal lines
and at last found himself just ere night
fall lurking in the swamp within sight
of his own chimney smoke. A tall,
many branched oak grew in the swamp's
edge. Hemadaforit, intending to shel
ter himself in it and reconnoiter tho
land. Aa he set foot amid tho lower
boughs some one above cried hushedly :
Stop!" Then in the nest breath:
' 'And you are Yellow Jim, " Roid said,
falling back apace, Ms band going at
once to his pistol.
Stopl Wo are on the same side," the
other Eaid, with a tfsge of authority.
"Do you think I am not as true to my
south as you, as any man, dare to be?"
"I am glad to know it, but how do
you happen to be here, then?" Reid ask
ed, holding out his hand, which the oth
er Wrung hard.
I? Oh, I am scouting 1 On detached
duty," he said. "That is tho most, tho
best, I can do. I know all this country
roundabout, you see, and, so knowing,
have managed to find out very much else
that my commander will lilrp to know. "
"Hut how did you manago it?" Reid
asked. "Jim, you were unfair to me,"
he added a little reproachfully. "If only
you had told me. Believe me, I was not
unmindful of your peculiar position.
You niigbt have gone with the heartiest
There were reasons," Jim said
breathlessly. "I I did not suffer. I had
money all I needed. I wont straight to
New .Orleans, later to Paris. There I
found peoplo who had known Carroll
Austin. The rest was easy. Of course I
came back as soon as I knew there must
One would think you would fight on
tho otherside, " Reid said. "God knows,
though. I am glad you are on ours. Tell
me, havo you found out anything about
"Sho is safe and well," the other
said, looking away. "They havo set a
guard about her bouse, so she shall bo
neither robbed nor frightened."
"Thank God for that! I have been
frantic with anxiety. I oueht to have
known that her sweet eyes would tame
the most savage wrath," Reid said,
baring his head as he spoke of his wife.
"No man worth killing would ever
harm her if once he heard her speak
and saw her smile. "
"You had better not try to seo her,"
Jim said a little anxiously. "Take my
word that she is safe and cannot possi
bly come to harm. You will almost cer
tainly bo captured if you venture within
gunshot of the house. I myself have
narrowly escaped it more than once."
But I must see her I will, no mat
ter what tho risk," Reid said with a
straining gaze toward his home, Jim
gave him a curious, pitiful look, then
said, lightly shaking his head:
"As yuu please. Perhaps it can bo
managed if we wait until 10 o'clock
It was a little later when they
wormed themselves through the chain
of sentinels and canio under Mrs. jReid's
windows. Inside all was light and
mirth. Lisetto sat at tho nianowfth
Jim caught and held Jiimfast.
half a dozen men, in blue nniforms
with ehoulder straps and gorgeous gold
lace, hovering about her, each eager, it
Eeemed, for a word, a smile from her.
She had taken the officers to board, for
protection, sho said. So mgch Jim had
learned and told to Austin Reid before
they ventured in. Now, they saw her
cheeks two damask roses, her eyes full
of happy light as hd played or -sang for
each of tho group around bcrivhatevcr
He most desired. - ,
Thero was charming light coqnetrv
in it alL Her eyes fairly danced some
times as she broke from some patriotic
song into the chord of "Dixie" oc "My
Maryland;" The watchers oubjide saw
that she was somehow full of triumph.
Reid began to breathe hard; Jim laid a
hand over his lips.
Presently the men began to go away
one by one. For each Xiisette had a ay
good night, but not one of thorn touched
her hand At last only one remained, s
handsome fellow, tall and soldierly,
with a colonel's, strap on his shoulder.
He. had been throughout the evening the
tha gTonp,,v?ith a ctnstmv
ins vi sa t -y
"Highest of all in Leavening
ing fire eyed silenco" that had made
Reid ache to throttle him. Now he came
close to Lisetto. Tho piano sat in a re
cess by the end window, outsido which
the. two men crouched. Those within
were a bare two .yards away. Involun
tarily Jim crouched lower, then nearly
sprang upright The man inside had
taken Lisette in his arms and laid his
lips to hers in a long, long kiss.
Reid sprang up like one mad. Jim
caught and held liinr fast.
"Be quiet! You must 1" he said, with
his mouth at the other's ear. Reid was
.struggling.with giant strength.
"Let mo go! I will kill you if you
try to stop mo I" be panted. "God, she
is my wife I"
"No; she is mine!" tho other said,
still holding him hard. "It was Jim
who died in tho swamp that night
Heaven knows I -wish it had been me. I
took his coat and put my ring upon his
finger. Darkness and the poison did the
rest. Now you know all Let us get out
of this. She has enough to answer for
without your blood. "
The two had fallen to earth in their
struggle. A thunderous sound came to
them as they lay along it By the time
they had scrambled up there came dash
ing out of the world of dusk a full thou
sand of the merriest rough riders the
world has ever seen. They might have
sprung magically from earth, so wild
and sudden was their coming. Straight
at the sleeping camp they rode. It was
trot, gallop, charge, load, firo, strike
home a melee of horns and hoofs and
saber flashing, with tho rebel yell ring
ing clear through the still night and
twice 500 voices shouting :
"Morgan! Morgan! John Morgan's
como to town!"
Surprised in sleep though they were,
tho bluecoats rallied gallantly. At the
first shot the colonel had dashed from
the house to find himself confronting
Austin Reid Next minute he had been
flung heavily to earth and felt a strong
hand gripping his throat. Some ono
pulled it away. He heard a voice say
"Let him up, Austin. Sho is not
worth it. I say that and love her still,
bettor than my life."
The colonel dashed away, shouting
aloud to his men. They had formed
about the mansion and sent out volley
after volley that emptied many a sad
die.. Lisetto ran out, white and scream
ing, toward the thick of the fight. Aus
tin Reid made to lay hold on her, but
the other thrust him aside. Clasping
her close, he ran for a cover of thick
shrubbery at the farther gate. Almost
he had reached it when there came
a cross firo from friend and foe.
One heaven sped buljet was merciful.
It went through the pair and left them
without senso or motion. Over and
around the din of battle swelled. But
one husband of a fair wife had made
suro of her, alike for time and for eter
nity. . THE END.
A CURIOUS FRENCH CUSTOM.
The Basfanel and the Part He Plays In
Finistere Weddings. ,
Marriage customs in Pinistere have
remained among the peasants very much
what they were centuries ago, and their
old fashioned ceremoniousness is not
their least interesting peculiarity. The
Breton peasant of today has an almost
religious respect for these notions of po
lite manners which have come down to
him from his forefathers of the middle,
ages, who, as far as they dared, imitat
ed the etiguette of their princes or near
er feudal lords. The basfanel who, with
stately bows and old fashioned phrases,
performs the delicate office of asking
for a girl in marriage on behalf of the
suitor, is really acting the part of a
matrimonial embassador. But the bas
fanel's functions do not end here.
When the bride has been undressed
and put to bed by her maids, all- the
wedding party reassemble in the nup
tial chamber, which is moro often than
not thekitchen and general room. Then
the basfanel steps forward, and on be
half of the wholo company he addresses
the final felicitations to the young cou
ple. This courtly personage i almost in
variably a tailor. His habit of going
from house to house in the exercise of
his calling the rural tailor seldom
works atliome enables him to become
the best informed man concerning the
private affairs of all the families in his
district. He is a great favorite of the
women, because he is to them an un
failing fountain of local gossip and
scandal. Their liking for him causes the
men to despise him, but they neverthe
less havo recourse to his- services as an
intermediary whenever the need arises.
Such is the basfanel, a name more sug
gestive to t)io Bretbij of ridicuje than
respect Temple Bar,
Fur, after some years' wear, will look
much improved if cleaned with new
bran previously heated in the oven.
Rub the hofc bran well into tho fur with
a piece of flannel, shako the fur to re
move all particles, and then brush thor
oughly. The fur will clean more easily
if the lining and wadding are-first re
moved, but such removal is not abso
lutely needful. The flat, oily look whicb
mars the appearance of the neck portion
pf furs long in use is mostly if not
wholly removed by the means of hot
bran. Rub tho fur the "wrong way, this
meaning in this particular instance the
Jfot elag, Not Believing.
There was man in Nottinghamshire
Who discontinued the donation iie-had
regularly mado for a time to a mission
ary society. When asked as to his rea
son, he replied: "Well, I've traveled
bit in my time. I've been as far as Slea
ford, in Lincolnshire, and I never saw a
black man, and I don't believo there
are any." London Standard.
Poetry has been tome its own exceed
ing great reward. It has given me the
habit of wishing to discover the good
and the beautiful in nil that meets and
j . -. -1 .
Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
LOST ALL AT POKEE.
PROPERTY NOW WORTH MILLIONS
STAKED ON FOUR QUEENS.
How Nicollet Island, at Minneapolis, Pass
ed Oat of Possession of Pierre Bottineau.
His Connection With the Early History
Thero recently died at his home in
Red Lake Falls a man who was so thor
oughly identified with tho early history
of Minnesota that to relate it without
mentioning his name would be like try
ing to make bricks without straw. This
man was Pierre Bottineau, the offspring
of a French father and an Indian moth
er, and he possessed all the"characteris
tics of both races.
Mr. Bottineau was a native of what
is now North Dakota, having been born
12 miles west of the place where Fargo,
N. D., now stands. At the time of his
birth Lord Selkirk formed a colony of
Swedes and Scotchmen near Fort Garry,
and when Bottineau was 10 years of age
these people began an exodus for other
points. Young as he was, Bottineau was
an experienced guide, skilled in wood
and prairie craft, and more than one of
Lord Selkirk's colonists he piloted out
of tho 'wilderness.
In many of the early expeditions of
tho United States government Pierre
was employed as a guide and scout and
was one of the principal members of the
noted Sibley expedition, which crossed
the plains in the early days. Ho was
well acquainted with almost every foot
of the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wiscon
sin, and at ono timo was tho owner of
vast tracts of valuable land, which he
subsequently lost in one way or an
other. Mr Bottineau was a, warm friend
of James J. Hill, tho railway magnate,
having met him at St. Panl when that
place was little moro than a trading
pointand where Mr. Hill was employed
as a freighter.
-In 1841 Mr. Bottineau took up a
claim on the spot where St. Paul now
stands, bnt after having held it for a
short time traded it for a horse and cow,
which he drove away to his home in the
wilderness, little thinking that the laud
ho had almost given away would hi a
few years be the site of a great city.
Later on Mr. Bottineau purchased for a
small sum a large portion of Avhafr is
now Minneapolis, but lost the greater
portion of it through tho dishonesty of
purchasers and tho rest through his
weakness for peker, a game which he
thought he understood, but which other
people understo'odibetter than he did.
There is a Et6ry, which tho elder resi
dents of Minneapolis declare to be true,
that Bottineau was once the sole owner
of Nicollet island, lying in the Missis
sippi river, win en divides Minneapolis
into east and west Minneapolis, and
which is now ono of tho most important
business and residence districts in the
city and valued at many millions of dol
lars, and that he lost it during a game
of poker. A party of men met one even5
ing at the home of one of them, so the
story goes, to play their accustomed
game. Tho stakes kept growing larger
and larger, until every jack pot contained
a small fortune, even for that early day.
Ever since th&-game had begun Mr.
Bottineau had been losing steadily, bnt
at last he Was dealt a hand upon which
he hoped to regain all his losses and win
something besides. He was given four
queens pat, and drawing one card, se
cured an ace, leaving only four kings
with which his hand could be beaten.
As he saw or thought he did, which
amounted to the same thing one of the
players discard a king, he considered
his hand invincible and played it ac
cordingly. His opponent also considered
his hand a good ono and promptly raised
every bet mado by Bottineau.
Soon all rho players but Boltmeau
and his opponent dropped their hands
and retired from the game, after which
they sat and watched the conflict. The
table was heaped with monoy and tho
personal belongings of tho two men,
who "were wishinc thev had more to
"wager upon their respective hands. At
last all tlie men possessed lay on tne
table in front of them, and it was Bot-
tiuequ's bet. Qarefully looking over
-his cards, he thought a moment and
then remarked that all he had left was
Nicollet island, which was once the
homo of Father Hennepin, one of the
earliest settlers of Minnesota, his log
cabin having stood upon a little mound
in the center of the island up to a few
years ago, when it was pulled down to
make room for the residence of Colonel
This island Bottineau was willing to
bet against $200. The bet was called by
tho man on the opposite side of the ta
ble and Bottineau laid down his four
.queens with a smile of triumph on his
face. With a shout his opponent laid
on the table face up, four kings and a
tray. There was a dead silence for a
moment Then Bottineau called for
writing materials, made out a deed to
the island and left the place. Since'
that day he never touched a card or
countenanced gambling in any form.
After drifting around the country for
a time Bottineau came to Red Lake
Falls, where ho took up a claim and
where he remained up to the time of
his death, at the age of 84 years. He
gradually acquired other property and
left his heire a valuable estate. With
the death of Pierre Bottineau passes
away the last of the old timo Canadian
voyagers and guides, such an important
factor in tho upbuilding of the north
west. He was the father of 27 children,
only a few of whom survive hinw- The
one best known is J. J?. Bottineau, who'
spends much of his time at Washington
as the attorney of the Turtle Mountain
Indians. --Cbicag0 Times-Herald.
Identifying a Wrdoad.
"Better git them ducks cut," eaM
the barkeeper to the bouncer, "before
they git to flghtin."'
"Them two settin at tlie fur tnblfl,
that's tellia each other what gooil
friends tbtfy are." Indianapolis JoaT
DIDN'T KNOW THE ROPES.'
Aa Ewrll, Eltoxf8 Experience Wttlu. aa
' Adirondack liailread Train.
When Mr. Oust, editor of William
Waldorf Astor's Pall Mall Gazette, was
in New York at the timo of the Val
kyrie-Defender finish, foul and fizzle, he
went up to the Adirondacks for some
fishinff and shooting, Mr. Oust traveled
with a nood deal of lucjrase, and the
backwoodsmen at Childwold, where he
left Dr. Webb's railroad, were" inclined
to grin-at tho sight of a nian going into
the woods with so many gripsacks and
bundles. But the Englishman wasnot
disturbed. He had a good time and got
some good came. When he.got ready to
come out of the woods, ho went back to
Childwold with all his boxes, bags and
portmanteaus. Ho intended to take tho
day train for New York, which was due
at Childwold about 13 o'clock. When
the train pulled ihto the station, Mr.
Oust stood on the platform with Jiis lug-
cace "oiled up around him. Conductor
Clarke saw him there, hut when Mr;
Cust mado no motion to board tho train
Clarke gave the signal to Pat Cum
mings, the engineer, to go ahead, and
Pat did, leaving Mr. Cust standing on
Now it happened that Mr. Cust was
the cueSt of Dr. Seward Webb, who
owns the Adirondack railroad When
the train pulled out and left him, he
told the station agent who he was and
then followed some lively telegraphing.
When the train got to Horseshoe Pond,
Conductor Clarke got orders from head
quarters to uncouple his engine and go
back to Childwold for Mr. Cust. The
run back up the road was made in lively
time. Mr. Cust and his boxes were put
into the cab, and the engine raced back
to Horseshoe Pond, where the surprised
passengers were wondering what on
earth had happened. Mr. Cust wasn't at
all put out. It was a new experience for
him, and he rather enjoyed it.
"I was rightly left," he said to Con
ductor Clarke. "It was quite right. I
was there with my luggage, you know,
but when the train came in I saw no
porter or guard, and there was no one to
put mo aboard. I've not been here be
fore, you know, and I'm not familiar
With your d d American methods Of
railroading. I was rightly left, rightly
left." Now York Sun.
HENRY CLAY WAS RATTLED.
Bat Pie Remembered a Quotation That
, Did Jast as Well aa tho Missing Words. .
In the early twenties of this century
Mr. Clay was appointed by tho legisla
ture of Kentucky a commissioner to
Virginia to ask of that stato that a com
mission be appointed to make a definite
line of demarcation between the two
states. Upon his arrival in Richmond ho
was received with great courtesy by its
most distinguished citizens. Ho said
that his profession, politics and . affairs
of government had occupied his time so
exclusively that he was aware of know
ing little of polite litertauro or the fa
vorite publications of tho day. This
prompted him to ask an old friend-l
whom he knew to Jbe a literary man to
select some lines to introduce when ad
dressing the legislature as a quotation
expressive of his feelings to the state of
Virginia as his birthplace. His friend
suggested a Btanza from Scott's "Lay
of the Last Minstrel, " which he high
ly approved and memorized.
The day appointed for his address
found the galleries, halls and every
available space crowded with eager, ex
pectant auditors, and mauy beautiful
women in bright attire gave brilliancy
to the scene. He held tho attention of
-his audience with entire success until
he came to tho part where ho meant to
introduce the quotation. Then his mem
ory failed him. The shock was appalling
for a moment. He steed rigid and pale
before a thousand watchful eyes, in his
mind only a blank, before him a turbu
lent sea of upturned faces. With a char
acteristic gesture ho throw up his hands
to his forehead, and in his most sono
rous tones ho recited the following
Breathes tbero tho man with bouI so dead
Who never to himself hath said,
This is njy own, my native land?
concluding his speech amid deafeuipg
Every ono present-had supposed that
he was overcome by emotion, and none
but the friend who had selected the quo
tation for him perceived tho cause of
his momentary panic. Louisville Courier-Journal.
Henry M. Stanley on Interviews.
' 4Is this Mr.' Stanley?"
Stanley stopped cooly, and giving his
questioner a somewhat surprised and
sour staro responded-with a reluctant
"Have you the time or inclination to
give a brief interview?'.1:
"Interview!. Good God, sirl fsihere
no way to escape the newspapers'? Why,
it is worsp than the passport system in
Russia. I cannot put niy foot pn the
soil, anywhere in this country without
Being comronteu tnus, i nave done my
best to nvoid it. If I were to make up
for a minstrel show, ! Would, no doubt-,
he discovered. You are simply driving
mo out of the country. I . would have
been glad to remain ten days at Puget
sound if I could have done so in peace,
like any other unobtrusive traveler but
they were there to meet me with' note
books and pencils. "-Portland Orego-J
jlqw-lo Reduce Tour Weight.
.Wh.en yon,are dieting to reduce.flesbt ,
you'inusf; eat stale bread, arii'givejap.
potatoes, rice, beets, corn, peas peaug,
jnilk, preuiu, all sheets, tfifcoa, indeed
jUK'tlr-ug which even suggests Tngar pr .
starcjj. Dvy toast WJtbanp .jjutjt tea
without either milk or Eugari rare meat
with no fat, ahdas far as possible no
vegetables at all should form your diet.
Take all the . exercise- yoi can in-Ahs
way of walking; go twice a week tp.a.
Russian . bath (where possible) and in
variably go to bed hungry.' Anybody
brave enough to live up to these laws
will certainly lose flesh. Ijadiea'Eoine-j
As TVeBaea See Women.
Alice Stone Blackwell, in "answer to'
a "question "by a Boston paper, wrote:
y.'The questipu, Are women more char
itable toward the faults pf otkerwomen
jhan men are? must be answered ill the
negative. Men see the faults of women
through a certain softening glamor p
pex. Women look at them clear sighted
ly and with an impartiality that is of
The Koran forbids true believers to
destroy tho vines, palm trees, fruit
trees, corn and cattle even of their
, We "have just' established a lumber and coal yard at Hershey and
are carrying a full stock of lumber, building material and coal. Everything-
in our line is guaranteed to be sold as low as at any point in, the
county, and we shall be glad to figure on your bills.
" W. H. HILL, Manager...
A. F. STREITZ
Drugs, Medicines, Paints, Oils,
WINDOW GLASS, T MACHINE OILS,
Corner of Spruce and Sixth-sts.
unWdlr ii?! Cal1 ere for all kinds of I
fir l Hardware.
If JN PRICES LOW. j
5VALL-RAPER, PAINT AND OIL DEPOT.
WINDOW GLSS, VARIn ISEES, GOLD LEAF, GOLD
PAINTS, BRONZES, ARTISTS' COLORS AND BRUSHES, PIANO AND
FURNITURE POLISHES, PREPARED HOU E AND BUGGY PAINTS,
K LSOMINE MATERIAL, WINDOW SHADES.
ESTABLISHED JULY 18G8. .... 310 SPRUCE STREET.
F. J- BROEKER.
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IW III JUL I LUllllU ; L n&RMAUJL ,
Dr. N. McOABE, Prop.,
We aim to lTandlo tlie Best Grades of
Groocls, sell them at JReasonable
Figures-, and Warrant Everything
Orders from the country and along the line ot the Union
Pacific railvvay respectfully solicited.
JOSf F, FILLION,
i- Trc 2P
Steam and Gas Fitting.
Cessppol and-Sewerage a Specialty. Copper and Galvanized Iroi!t.(ni
nice. Tin and Iron Roofings.
Estimates furnished. Repairing of all kinds receive prompt sitii-i i
Locasi Street, Between Fifth and Sixth,
IHEST SAMPLE E00M
Having-rnfif ted opr rooms jn the finest of style, the public
is invited to call and see us, insuring courteous treatment.
"in est Wines, Liquors an Cigars at the Bar.
Our billiard hall is supplied with the bpst make of tabps
and competent attendants will supply all vour wants
KEITH'S BLOCK, OPPOSITE x'BE UNION PACIFIC DErOT
A. Fino Line of Piece
Goods to select from.
First-class Fit. Excel
J. E. BUSH, Manager.
IN NORTH PLATTE