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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., NOVEMBER 15, 1912.
Buys Tract of Land.
Henry Neitfeld. of Grand Island, was
in town yesterday accompanied by
Wm. Schaepler, of Polk county, nnd
while here sold 1G00 acres of land six
teen milea southwest of town to the
latter for $13,000. The purchaser
bought the land for speculative pur
poses and before leaving town listed it
for sale at an advance ,of one dollar
Democrats Hold Conference.
' "A. number of county democrats wore
in town yesterday and it is said that
last evening they held a conference and
considered various candidates for the
federal offices in this city. Among tho
names considered was W. B, McNeel
for postmaster, Frank Becler of Her
shey for receiver of the land office and
Editor Eamea of Maxwell for register.
To this conference not a single North
Platte democrat was invited. Among
those who attended the conference last
night were Messrs. Bcattyand Marcott,
of Brady, Holcomb, of Maxwell,J. It.
and Dave White and Henry Pulk, of
Sutherland and V. B. McNeol of Rose
dale. Following the naming of this slate
the conferees decided that it would bo
proptr to hold a glorification meeting
of tho democrats of the county, and ar
rangements for such a meeting will be
Mrs. Louise Burko was the highest
and bost bidder for the ninety-one lots
in the Trustee's andRiverdale additions
belonging to Roy B. Tabor, trustee,
end her bid was accepted and these bts
deeded to her. Wm. E. Shuman will
continue in charge of this prjperty and
sell it for Mrs. Burke.
The estate of Geo. W. Stewart,
bankrupt which has been pending ad
ministration in the United States courts
of Chicago since Aug. 1906, will now be
closed. Practically all the assets this
estate had was the 930 acres of land
east of this city. In order to realize the
best returns from this land, it was sub
divided into lots, blocks and acreage
tracts and these have now all been
sold. The total proceeds of these numer
ous sales amounted to $90,311.25 ex
clusive of interest. These sales were all
within a period of fivo years, during
which time 240 residence lots, 102
acreage lots, 400 acres of hay land and
1G0 acres of land for the Burlington
right-of -way were sold.
Moro residence lots were sold during
this period than have been sold at any
time in Lincoln county within a period
of five years. The improvement of the
residence lots with permanent sidewalks
and crossings, sewer, graded streets
and water mains greatly facilitated the
sales. This is the only instance in Lin'
coin county where additions have been
so improved. Atty. Wrn. E. Shuman"
has had full charge of the estate
here from tho beginning and
has done a great deal of work to
accomplish these results. The estate
has allowed him altogether fees amount
ing to about 5(5,000 for his services.
Hot roast beef with gravy, hot roast
Eork, boiled ham, mashed potatoes,
rown bread sandwiches, white bread
sandwiches. cnbbago salad, sweet
pickles, jelly, apple pie, minco pie,
pumpkin pie, doughnuts, coffee, ten,
milk. The Ladies guild of the Episco
pal church will serve above "-menu in
the parish houso Tuesday, Nov. 19th,
beginning promptly at 5 o'clock.
Better Roads are Imperative.
The condition of tho roads leading
into North Platte, and especially those
from the north, is such that it is
proving a menace to tho trade of the
city. It would seem that immediate
and effective step3 to better the condi
tion is necessary, and to that end the
road committee of the Chamber of Com
merce will get busy. When farmers
say they have stopped marketing and
trading in North Platte because of poor
roads it is timo that the business men
of the city wake up.
Recommends Keen Company.
Grand Island, Neb., Nov. 12, 1912.
Managor Keith Theatre,
North Platte, Neb.
Tho Loraine Keen company played
four weeks in my theatre at Grand Isl
and and gave good satisfaction. Per
sonally 1 recommond the company to
North Platte theatre goers.
Tom Green, Mgr. Empress Theatre.
The above company opens at the
Keith Monday, Nov. 18th. Change of
play each night during week. Prices
10 and 29 cents.
Colonel Cody Home.
Colonel Cody arrived from the east
yesterday morning and will remain
a few days while enroute to Cody,
Wyo. He Will be at home at intervals
during the winter, but not for a very
long period at any one time.
The Colonel says he had a very stren
uous season this year with the Wild
West, but not withstanding the work
ho is looking fine and after a short rest
will feel as good as a young man.
The Colonel's old time friends are
according him a most hearty welcome
they are always glad to see him.
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The following are tho bookings at
the Keith for the next four months:
Dec. 3rd Bought and Paid For.
Dec. 4th George Evans' Honeyboy
Dec. 16th-Girl From tho U. S. A.
Dec. 25th Girl and the Outlaw.
Dec. 31st The Morning After.
Jan. 1st The Divorce Question.
Jan. 4th The Gamblers.
Jan. 9th Little Wonien.
Jan. 22d Louisiana Lou.
Jan. 30th Bohemian Girl.
Feb. 20th Graustark.
"Mur. 15th Rose Stahl in Maggio
April 1st Al G. Fields Minstrels.
April 7th Bunty Pull tho Strings.
A Sale of Merit.
To inuagurate a clothing salo in the
heighth of the fall season, when nat
urally trade is brisk, and sell goods at
prices far below the regular selling
price, is somewhat unusual, but Claude
Weingand does unusual things about so
often he seems to have a desire to do
things tho "other fellow" don't do
probably he likes to be original. We
don't know just why he is selling Kirsch
schbaum and other high grade suits and
overooats at a discount of twenty per
cent, and high grade furnishing andshoes
at a like discount, unless itl is because
last week marked the anniversary of
his store and during that first year
trade was so much greater than he
anticipated that he is willing that the
public generally share his pleasure by
giving them the above reduction. In
opening his store a year ago Mr. Wein
gand chose the term of "tho ouality
place," moaning that tho goods he
sold had tho guarantee behind them;
that quality should be the first consid
eration. Ho has held to that rule, and
the merchandise that he is offering the
public today at tho reduced prices is
the best that manufacturers produce.
No clothing holds a higher place than
the celebrated Kirschbaum. and the
other merchandise is as equally reliable.
This sale is conducted by Mr. Wein
gand personally the stock is not in
the hands of some "hot air" and irre
sponsible come today and go tomorrow
Eromoter;-no red streamers flaunt the
reezo but just a plain sale where a
discount of twenty per cent means good
goods at one-fifth less than the regular
Magazines make nice Christmas
gifts. I have a complete list and can
save you money on club orders. Mrs.
M. V. Mitchell, phone red 104.
Platting New Addition.
One hundred nnd sixteen acres of the
Cody land west of the city and south
of tho railroad tracks is being platted
in town iocs ana acre tracts, anu as
soon as Engineer Meyer completes the
work the new addition will be placed
on the market.
The east side of the tract is sub
divided into blocks and lots and the
west partinto acreage plats. 'While this
addition is now somewhat distant from
the business center, the building of the
new round house and other terminal
improvements in the west part of the
city will no doubt create a demand for
lots 'in the new addition.
The streets in the addition will be
named after generals under whom
Colondl Cody serred in the military service.
Pure bred Duroc Jersey Hogs', both
sexes, all eligible to registry, prices
reasonable. Inquire of or address,
Blankenburg Brs. North Platte, Nebr.
Mr. Humphrey, of the "Verdon Ve
dette" Richardson county, Nebraska,
who has talked with Chicago and St.
Louis buyors, says apples grown in
southeastern Nebraska command better
prices than those grown anywhere elso
on account of their fine flavor.
Those are tne kind handled by Loudon
Several varieties of fall and winter,
also cider made from these apples.
Call at the old Barber meat market,
noith Locust, or Phono Black 399.
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200 Ladies' and Misses' Sample Coats and Suits of the handsomest style for 1912, just arrived. These
goods we bought at sixty cents on the dollar and will offer them to the public at a great sacrifice; all sizes and
a great variety of patterns and styles. Don't delay but come quick if you are in need of a Coat or Suit'
. Our 20 Percent Discount Sale "'v
in all other departments is open until December 1st, 1911. " Y
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Suggest Public Reception.
Postmaster Davis has written tho de
partment suggesting that the federal
building be formally opened with a
public reception. The date for the re
moval of the postoffice has not been
definitely set; if the building is not
ready by December 15th. Mr. Davis has
suggested, on account of the holiday
rush of business, that it be postponed
until afterChristmas, and in such event
the reception would be held on the
afternoonZand evening of January 1st.
Should tho department favor such a
reooption, invitations will be issued to
postmasters and land officials of the
state, to tho senators and congressmen
and to othor prominent personaces.
North Platte has reason to feel proud
of its federal building and a public re
ception and a public reception would be
a proper dedication of the edifice It is
hoped that the department will take
kindly to Postmaster Davis's sugges
Demand Better Train Service.
At tho meeting of the directors of tho
Chamber of Commerce Wednesday
evening tho following resolution was
uesoiveu, mat it is tne unanimous
judgment of the Chamber of Com
merce'of North Platte that the Union
Pacific railroad company should at once
install at least a motor car service on
its North River branch line west of
North Platte in addition to its present
train service; and that said company
alio run its local train that arrives at
North Platte in the evening through to
Julesburg and back from Julesburg
early in tne morning.
In our judgment North Platte is n-'
titled to at least as good a service on
the North River branch as the company
maintains on its Kearney and Stapleton
branch wbero tho traffic and revenue is
not nearly as great as on the North
River branch. That North Platte is1
being descriminated against and is
losing a large amountof tradejby reason
of inadequate train service nest of the
Resolved, That tho secretary trans
mit a copy of this rasolution to A. L.
Mohlar, president of ths Union Pacific
Local and Personal.
The Somerset Club will reorganize
for the winter and hold their first meet
ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Reynolds next week.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Atchison, of
Kearnev. will visit with Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Reynolds next week amd attend
the Elk party on Wednesday.
Jas. Dorram has just purchased two
lots on east Fifth street in the Trus
tee's Addition upon which he expects
to build a modern home during the
Grnnd Island people, like those of
North Platte, are dissatisfied with the
ocal train service out of that city. The
Independent says Supt. Cahill may de
cide to put on a local train that will
leave North Platte about two o'clock
in the afternoon.
Services at the Presbyterian church
Sunday at the usual hours. Morning
theme "God fits the back for tho bur
den." Evening subject: "The hand
that holds the helm." A welcome
Aservico of songjwill be held at tho
Methodist church Sunday ovoning at
7:30. Special preparations have boon
made for this service it will be an hour
of old songs. Tho pastor invites all to
come and sing the songs our fathers and
mothers used to sing.
At the meeting of the Lutheran
brotherhood Monday evening tho many
phases of Martin Luther's life were dis
cussed. Officers for the ensuing six
months wcro elected as follows: J. O.
Weingand president, Dr. Oresseler vice
president, Herbert Tramp secretary
and Chas. Lierk treasurer.
Tho Lutheran ladies will give their
annual chicken and waflle supper at tho
parish house Thursday evening of next
week. This is a supper that the hungry
look forward to with no small degree
of eagerness. It is worth fully fifty
cents but the ladies charge only
D. B. McNeel came in from the rnnch
yesterday with a load of Jonathan
apples, leaving six barrels at the Wilcox
store nnd one barrel at Tho Tribune
office. We ship in hundreds of bushels
of apples from states cast, west and
south, but nono are moro perfect or
more finely flavored than those grown
by Mr. McNeel and we say this with
out fear of successful controdiction.
PHONE 4 OR 8
For Your Drugs. Orders De
REXALL and NYAL
Miss Cleo Chappell county superin
tendent who has been visiting fn Omaha
for ton days will return Jhls evening.
Mrs. Simpson, of Laramie, who was
tho guest of Mrs. F. A. Simpson and
Mrs. Fred Letts left for home Tuesday.
Mrs. E. It Plummer left this morn
ihg for Ogalalla to spend a couple of
days on business.
A. F. Beoler, James White and
Henry Fulk are ddwn from Hershoy
today on buslni'ss interests.
Mrs. A, E. Woods, of Brady, is visit
ing Miss Anderson this week.
Mrs. W. H. C. Woodhurst hns been
visiting her sister Mrs. Clarence Tollef
sen in Suthorland for soveral days.
Mrs. Hoyt Hart returned to Paxton
this morning after spending n week
with her mother Mrs. Lena Salisbury,
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Graham, of
Council Bluffs, who visited the Intter's
sister Mrs. Earl Stamp the first of this
week, have returned home.
Mrs. McKnight and daughter OIlic,
of Lexington, who have been guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reynolds for a
week will leave this evening.
Misses Grace Payne and Alma Walte
math entertalnod the Young Ladios'
Club last evening at the homo of Miss
Payne. Lunch in two courses was ser
ved after card playing. Guests of the
club were Mrs. John Simns, of Chicago,
Miss Helen Hershey, of Olathe, JKans.,
Mcsdames Archer and Hawiey and
Misses Burke, Dixon and Gantt.
Money to Loan,
on furniture.pinnos or any thing of good
value on your plnin note if steadily em
ployed; pay back in small weekly or
monthly payments. Mrs. B. F. Wilcox
son 510 East 4th St. Offices in residence,
hours 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
f . Accident and Health Insurance.
One of the surest winners. You would
riot think of ownintr a house or other pro
perty without having it insured against
lire anu eic, nowevcr, tner is not. one
claim on a fire policy, where there is
(an on an Accident and Health policy.
The Maryland Casualty company of
Baltimore, Maryland, issues tho most
liberal forms of accidsnt and health
Drop me a card, phoneme or call and
see me, let m explain these policies
and give you the rates on your business
or occupation. C. F. Temple.
Swift's Premium Hams per lb. I " C
Navy Beans per lb J) C
Soda crackers largo boxes per lb. 0C
Wilcox Dept. Store.
Colored Beans per lb
Corn per can
Kraut per can
Pink Salmon per lb ... ,
Alaska Red Salmon per can....
2-lb Pork and Beans por can. . .
Tho Round Oak
has 42 per cent
surface than any
other baso burner.
Tho ono real
advance in base
ion in 20 years is
the Round Oak.
Tho Round Oak
is tho only baso
burner that gives
practically all its
heat into tho room
instead of sending
it up the chimnoy.
Up to 1908 thoro
had been pratically
no improvement in
base uurners for
15 years. That
year the Round
Oak base burner
was put on the
market with now
giving 42 per cent
than its noarcst
then the othor
fellows have been
ly to catchup, but
they are a long
way in thq rear.
Let us fsh,QWsyou
tho good pOlnts of
H JIHHRIr W HI
This means smaller coal bills, and more heat.
See this Stove in Our Window.
Derrybeiry & Forbes.