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THE NORTH. PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE: - TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER- 20, 1896.
CITY NEWS. The county commissioners ad journed Saturday, subject to the call of the county clerk. W. H. Johnston left this morn ing forlincoln as a representative to the I. O. O. F. state grand lodge. A. S. Baldwin arid T. C. Pat terson went to Sutherland last evening and addressed a republican meeting. Frank Edmonds left' this morn ing for Frontier county where he -will make a few sixteen to one speeches. County Supt. Mrs. Frankljn is visiting schools in the country and will not return until the last day of the month. County Clerk Burritt to-day re ceived the constitutional amend- ment ballots. There are about two hundred pounds of them. Miss Mamie Kneeley, ot Cres- ton, Iowa, arrived in the city , last evening and is the guest of her sis ter Mrs. John Murphy. An alarm of fire Sunday fore noon brought out the department, but the smoke proved to come from a-kettle of burning tar. S. P. Pease, a staunch republi can of Myrtle, made his semi-annual visit to North Platte yesterday and called at these headquarters. Ax handles 9c at The Wilcox Dept. Store. Miss Blanche Buckworth has been sick for a day or two past and her room at the Second ward build rag is being taught by Miss Welch C. P. Ross went to Keith coun ty last evening-to do some engineer ing wTork on the Alfalfa irrrigation ditch. The lamp-lighter has been in structed not to lie lit the street lamps on moonlight evenings, and the city will be a few dollars ahead thereby. jmiss JLouisa wcinjrand ana Miss Crawford, the latter of Gandy went to Lincoln this morning" to attend the stale lodge of the Daugh ters of Rebekah. O. K. Holmes, of Kearney, who was . billed to speak at severa points in this county, has concelled the meetings, owing to his inabil ity to leave his business affairs. Fred Grau, cleric at Streibt's was taken sick yesterday and com 11 . 1 I T penea to go nome. iast evening he had a very high fever. S. E Douglas is filling his position at the store. Fred Bush, of Omaha, visited his brother Joe in this city Sunday Mr. Bush is engaged in the transfer business at Omaha and had been in Kearney purchasing a carload horses. Mr. and Mrs. J. S Hoajrland and Mr. and Mrs. N. Klein left yes terday morning for Lincoln to at tend the state grand lodjres of the Odd Fellows and the Daughters Rebekah. T. C. Patterson leaves to-day for the north part of the county, Hewill speak at a republican meet ing in Lemon precinct this evening, at Myrtle to-morrow evening and a Whittier Wednesday evening. Lem Steele, an emplove in the U. P. machine shop, was united marriage Sunday evening to Miss Magaret Emmons, Rev. Snaveley performing the ceremony. The voting couple are now receiving the congratulations of friends. J. E. Pearson, of Valpariso Neb., who had been visitiujr the irrigation fair in this-city, fell from a freight car at Willow Island Thursday evening and received in juries from which he died, both legs being cut off by the wheels. O. C. Peterson, of Chicago, ad dressed an enthusiastic republican audience at Sutherland last Satur day ' evening. He first made, a speech in the Swedish language and afterward spoke in English. His speeches are said to have been among the best made at Suther land during this campaign. There is evidence that our friend William J. Roche will devote several hours during the week fol lowing election to turning a hand organ on the corner of Sixth and Spruce street in compliance with an election wager made with Arthur McNamara. We bespeak for Mr. IRoche a large and enthusiastic audience. The proceeds will be de voted to charitable purposes. The railroad men's sound money clu,b which has a member ship.of 126, was formally organized at4he republican headquarters last evening. The officers selected were as follows: President, B. L. Robinson; vice-president H. C. Langdon; secretary C. L. Adams; treasurer, Chas. Hendy. A com mittee was appointed to make ar rangements for the club's partici pation in the republican parade on Monday evenirig of next week. The membership of the club shows to'liat great extent the railroad men are interested in a sound finan cial policy for this nation, and their excellent judgment is Jo be ad m t rcttT1" " 1PMCAN AT NORTH PLATTE, MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, Afternoon and Evening. Senator Join M. Thurston AND MioD . Will address the people. mi MMl Parade In the evening. Dr. F. N. Dick has been serious ly ill for a week past, his condition at times being critical. Mrs. Coleman, of Chicago, has been the guest of her son William Coleman for a week past. Judge Grimes leaves this week for Grant and Madrid, where .he will make republican speeches. Chas. Whalen returns to-night to Cripple Creek, after a two weeks visit with North Platte friends. After visiting his parents in town for ten davs, John Keliher returned to St. Louis Sunday. Mrs. L. A. Breternitz, who had been visiting relatives in town, re turned to Keith county Sunday. Rev. Snavelv and family, who had been visiting in the eastern part of the state, returned home the latter part of the week. A. Underwear all kinds at The Wilcox Dept. Store, Two train loads of sheep passed east yesterday afternoon. The shipments ot sheep from the west have been very heavy this season. Quite a large number of quai were brought in by local sportsmen Sundav. These birds are said to be unusually plentiful this season F. H. Thompson, at one time superintendent of the North Platte Land & Water Co., is now loca editor of the Fort Collins Express. One business house 'cleaned up"' nearly five thousand dollars last week. The proprietor would like to have a fair held several times a Tear. R. I. Graves returned Sunday night from Council Bluffs, where he was called by the illness of his mother. He left her somewhat im proved. D. H. Amsbary. auditor for the American Waterworks Co., and former manager of the- local plant will visit North Platte on business this week.. The family of Operator Vaughan,who have been visiting in the east, will return home to-night Mr. Vaughn went to Omaha yester day to meet them. The Wilcox Dept. Store wil order vou barb wire for $2.85 ahun dred delivered in North Platte. People in surrounding towns give North Platte people much credit for the hospitable manner in which they entertained the crowd last week. Ed Barraclough, one ot The Tribune's lively boys, held the luck' number which drew the bed room suit awarded by the Nobles dramatic company Saturday even ing. The weather forecast: Fair to night and Weduesda The maxi mum temperature yesterday at North Platte was 65, minimum in past 24 hours 27. At 7 a. m. to-day 30. Precipitation 00. For the same period and time one year ago the maximum temperature was 57, minimum 27. At 7 a. m. 31. Pre cipitation 00. Pennsylvania hard, coal is re tailing in the local marketr for S11.50 per ton, but it is said there is likely to be an advance made in the east after November 1st. C. F. Iddings has received a carload of Arkansas hard coal which he will sell to those who desirs io experi ment with it. This coal sells for consiberabty less than the Pennsyl vania article. Judge Neville was overheard to remark that the demo-pops in Ne braska would be defeated and that the result would be due to the old soldiers, who are almost as a uuit in support of the republican ticket. This condition undoubtedly ac counts for the attempt of the pop ulists to break up .the camp-fire at the reunion last week. The secretary and treasurer of the irrigation fair have been busy yesterday and to-daypajung claims for labor and material, and have about completed that work. The premium awards will next be con ta Mi sidered, and it is thought all premiums can be paid in full if a number of exhibitors will ac cept stosk in the association in lieu of cash, This Jatter arrange ment should be satisfactory to all who have the good ot the fair at lieartT" PICTURE AND ROOM MOULDING. Now is the time to have your chairs and couches up holstered. Bring them in and we will' give you good work at reasonable prices. E. B. WARNER , 9 .(undertaker.) Our Great Dress For the Handsome novelties iti ' colorsnow All our fine 75c all-wool novelties -M-inck wide at 50 cts. $1.90 all-wool black Henriettas at - - - 75 cts. 50 cent Novelties a-o at - Call and examine thesa before they are all sold, they are the greatest bargains ever offered. 4 Mrs. J. B. Nelling left yester day morning1 for a visit with her parents in Texas. Judge Hoagland returned Sun day from a short campaign tour in the south part of Dawson couuty. J. Li. Caldwell,, of Lincoln, will address, a republican meeting in this city, on the evening" of the' 29th inst. - Flue stops 5c at The Wilcox Dept. Store. Mrs." G.R. Hammond left Sun day night for Graifd'Juuction after a two weeks' visit with North Platte friends. Miss Emma Koehler, who had been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bush for several weeks, returned to Minneapolis Saturday. , Judge-Grimes and W. T. Wil cox returned Sunday from Gandy where they addressed a republican meeting- Saturday night. John Sorcnson returned the latter part of the week from Lin coln, where he attended the meetr ing1 of the K. P. grand lodge. ' Eight cars ot U. S. regulars, who are being- transferred from western to eastern posts, passed through the city Friday night. Mr. and Mrs. Alex England, who had bee. visiting North Platte friends for a week, returned to Col orado Springs Saturday morning. Several men who have been em ployed in icing cars were laid off Saturday night, on account of the near close of the fruit shipping-sea son. Sweat pads, 20c at The Wilcox Dept. Store. Miss Hattie Sinjrletou attended the state meetiug of the Christian Endeavor at Lincoln the latler part of the week as a delegate from the local society. Mrs. Walter Conklin; who had been visiting- Mr. and Mrs. Iddings left Saturday tor Fremont, where she will visit friends prior to returning- to St. Louis. The steam merry-go-round has been located west of the Bajitist church for several days, and seems to be raking in many dimes and nichels during the evening hours. Mrs. Rosalie Condon, depart ment president of the W. R. C, re turned to Pawnee City yesterday morning- alter yisiting-North Platte friends for a week. She inspected the local corps Saturday afternoon. A penniless globe-trotter, who is making his trip on a wager, and is supposed to earn his expenses en route, struck town Saturday. The next session of congress should pass a law prohibiting- this sense less craze., The republican demonstration on Monday evening- ot next week will probably be the greatest in the history of North Platte. Two meetings will be held, in the after noon at two o'clock and in the even ing at eight. The Presbyterian synod of Ner braska closed its session at York last week. A careful poll of both ministers and laymen, was taken and the result was McKinley 102, Bryan 13, prohibition candidates 13, noncommital and doubtful 5. As this expression of sentiment covers the so-called doubtful state of "the middle west, it only empha sizes, what we already know, that the thouglitful, educated men of the nation are using their influence for squud money and protection. Is all right, but the X'dollar bill will buy more Furniture now than, ever before. We have an elegant line of Goods Sale Next Ten Days, r dress patterns in all on sale. - 25 cents -per yard. ,as If o o o Leather Belts with Silver Buckles," the latest, Ladies' Shirt Waist Sets, Buttons and Link Cuff Buttons, Hat Pins, o Book Marks, Souvenir Spoons, Watch Guards, etc. Also a complete line ot Harps. I CLINTON, The Jeweler. Three doors south of old stand. Lester Eells returned Sunday night from a day's visit in Council Bluffs. J. G. Beeler, went to Wallace .yesterday on legal and political business. Ed McMeans, station agent at Big Springs, visited North Platte 3'esterdaA. -Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Hughes have been visiting Mr. H's parents at Juniata for several days past. Stove pipe 15c a joint, elbows 10c at The Wilcox Dept. Store. J. P. McGovern returned Snn day night from Omaha, where he devoted several davs to visitiujr friends. .-The ladies' McKinley club will meet at the court, house this even ing at 7:30 o'clock. All members, and those who desire to become members, are requested to attend. Guaranteed quality ladies, kid gloves at The. Wilcox Dept. Store. The republican club will hold its regular weekly meeting at the headquarters room this evening. The Cady escort club will hold a business meeting at the same place after the adjournment of the regular meeting. Twins, a boy and a girl, were born to Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Har rington pn Thursday evening last, the weight of each being nearly nine pounds. The mother and little ones are getting along nicely, while the father walks more erect than ever. Ice Wool shawls. Tarn O'Shan ters, and Infants,' knit sacques at The Wilcox Dept. Store. Children s Day was observed by the Episcopal Sunday-school last Sunday evening, these services taking the place of the regular 1 . 1- m cuurcij. service, iiic scnooi was catechised by the rector and ad dresses made by Messrs. Bullard and Parsons. The "bleachers" and some other temporary structures at the fair grounds are being torn down to-day. General Supt. Dillard will complete his work this evening. If ever a man worked faithfully for the success of an enterprise, it is Mr. Dillard, and he deserves much credit. i The Wilcox Dept. Store has re cieved a large invoice of fine China; both odd pieces and dinner sets. Call and see them. MECCA CATAiiKH REMEDY. For colds in the head and treatment of catarrhal troubles this preparation has afforded prompt relief; its pon tinued use the most stubborn oases of catarrh have yielded to its healing power. It is made from concentrated Mecca Compound and possesses all of its soothing and healing properties and by absorbtion reaches all the inflamed parts effected by that disease. Price 50 cts. Prepared by The roster Mfg. Uo Council Bluffs, Iowa . For sale by A. F Streitz. Novelties in Silver. Best line of gloves and mittens in town at The Wilcox Dept. Store. Republican farmers in the pre cincts contiguous to North Platte should make it a point to be repre sented in the cavalry division of .the big parade to be held on Monday1 evening of next week. The members of the Episcopal lild are making arrangements to hold their annual fair and enter tainment on November 17th. They will have a larjre assortment of fancy articles on sale. Jim Hall says he saw carloads of prairie chickens while out hunt ing a day or two- ago, but as he only brought in three of the birds it looks as thoujrh he is cither a successful prevaricator or else -a mghty poor shot. Smoke Wright's Royal Sports and Havana Rose 5-cent cigar. The Cody Guards are making arrangements for their annual ball, wiiicn win oe neid on the evening of November 21st.. The several com mittees are now at work and prom ise to make this ball surpass all other previous efforts. E. B. Warner, Dentist, office in Hinman block, up stairs Spruce st. l ne countjT commissioners on Saturday selected sixty names from which will be drawn the jurors for the November term of court. The clerk of the court wil have the drawing about ten days prior to the sitting ot court. Engineer Douglas brought in a train from Grand Island at seven o'clock Monday morning and was ordered out again two hours later This is an index of the business on on the Union Pacific at present. Freight engineers' pay this month will average nearly $200. The Wilcox Dept. Store has that stove board you need at about one-half usual price. Secretary Se'eberger, of the irri gation fair, will shortly issue a book entitled "My Opinion of Race Horse Men." It will be printed with red ink, bound in rawhide, and clasped with barb wire. It is intended as a text-book for secre taries of race course?. The edition will be limited. Joe C. Clinton, who was injured some time ago, is still unable to leave the house, and to make mat ters worse Mrs. Clinton was taken sick Friday and for a -time was in a critical condition; though she is now somewhat improved. As soon as he is able to get around Mr. Clinton will take his wife to an Omaha hospital for treatment. The instailation of Rev. A. W. Verner as pastor of the First. Pres byterian church will take place Wednesday evening, Oct. 21st, at 7:30 p. in. Rev. Mr. Clark, of Grand Island, .will preside, preach the ser mon and propose the constitutional question, Rev. J. C. Irwin, of Ful lerton, will give the charge to the pastor, and Rev. T.' W. Leard, of Schuyler, will give the charge to the people. All are invited to this service. REPUBLICAN MEETINGS. A republican meeting will be held at-the Beer school house . in Miller precinct on Tuesday evening Oct. 23. Also at the Colin school house in Cottonwood precinct on Friday evening, October 27. These meetings will be addressed by T. C. Patterson. CITY COUKCI At the reguk PKCCEEDIKGS. meeting. of the council last evening all members were present. The committee on finauce report ed that the bill of G. T. Field had been sent back to that gentleman for correction. It was reported that some of the street lamps were still leaking and it was suggested that Mr. Picard make a report of those lamps which are defective. The report of Mr. Adamson, who examined the lamps, showed that they were at that time in good repair. The bill of H. C. Charles & Co. for lamps and posts, amounting to $251.00, was approved. The ordinance relating to the va cation of alleys in the southwest part of the city and the dne relat ing to the extension of Oak street came up for a second reading, and final action deferred until the next meeting of the council. The claims of the special police men on duty during fair week were read and approved. The aggregate amount of these claims was $344.75. The bill of Geo. E. Prosser, as deputy city clerk, -"amounting to $3.00, was approved. Bill of M. McNamara, work on streets, $8.25, approved; as were also the bills of Joseph Murphy 12.50, Grant Upton 75 cents, Mike Cox 15.75, Frank Fredrici 15.00, George Brooks 7.50, Martin English 18.75, Henry Lentz 75 cents, Frank Vetter 7.50, r-Jo'e. Courtney 21.00. The bill of W. F". Gates, oil for lamps amounting to 1 - if 14 95 was laid over until next meet-' The bill of C. 0- Weingand! ing. or 150 gallons of oil 23.05. approved, i 'The clerk was instructed to issue a warrant for $80.00 on water fund. . ., "... -5 . t'u i - - . . . - . . r r " "... ir- u - - -Kl- . . " - .. ..V. - : Tv j t " : - " " " -. , - .-ft '- -' yi-A . - .-v -' ' :v 'c lt ------ ... : . . .:f - T . - r. . ---. "." .' I The Wilcox p DEPARTMENT ST0REr':-. -. II . . - Can Save You Money on ls Jjt UNDERWEAR : GLOVES ff HATS AND CAPS . : HARDWARE , AMMUNITION CROCKERY I Hi I GLASSWARE LAMPS H; II In fact on any .thing they handle. Try them. " Money 'refunded on any good? you wish to bring f . II back after you have bought them. SUTHERLAND HEWS. The fair being over Sutherland is a populated village on.ee more. C. Johnson, ot bt. .Paul, jNeo., is visiting with liis brother-in-law, F. A. Carpenter. Frank Martin, ot North Platte, was in town Thursday. Walter Coker ex Pine Kidcre Ajrency in tne near future. Mrs, Seaton, of Wallace- was? town Fridaj in E. Ellsworth returned to Brule Wednesday night. Uncle Sam's pension checks and the railroad pav checks have made several people happy this week Swedish preaching on Thursday evening was one of the pleasant events ot the week. Rob Carpentec is plastering Fred Pierson's house. The teachers' meeting Saturday was rather slitnly attended and was postponed for two weeks. Rev. Nichols has been returned to this charge for another 3ear aud on Sunday preached to a large con gregation. Wm. Hoi try on Thursday pur- chased several head of cattle" of 'Mr, Harshtield, of Birdwood. Report has it that Jacob Delay has a position in Lincoln and will leave this locality in tne near future. Sneaker Peterson had a small house on Saturday evening as his A. speech was advertised to be in the Swedish lanjruasre, aut after falk- 71 ing for an hour jn Swede he changed to tlje English langua tor another Hour, and ma.de one or the best talks that Sutherland peo- pltj evep listened to. Geo. I. McLaughlin departed for nortlipnsf TTnnsns last week. He is a irood citizen and we dislike to see him go. L. Stebbins, of North Platte was in town Monday afternoon. T. C.Patterson, and Judge Bald win of North Platte, were in town Monday and held a meet mor mi the eveninir. They are 0 0 . all right on the issues ofthe da'. The New York Journal, the only prominent newspaper in the east jn that is supporting Bryan, prjnts a silver cartoon and -beneath it is this : 1 : w i inscription: "We may not abjde tf the result." That" ? what a jarge wing oC the democratic party thought in 1860 but they submitted just the sam?. Kearney Hub. Two Cheyenne brakemen t be-,. came involved in an altercation a few days ago, which resulted in one fatally shooting the other. TIjq men were braking with Conductor Woodmanseg. ,' Nothing for.a long-time has fully , ... aroused the French ire, as -tne Eng pects to go to the , . .. .tv . .? r . lish report that "thel miserable French cooking made r the Czar sick." When a Frenchman's cook ing is called in question it hjtsim where he lives. WANTED TO RMT,- A farm within eight miles of North Platte suitable for taking care of thirtjor forty head of cattle. Must haye a frame house of not less - f -. than three rooms. Inquire at this office. --t FOB SALE' CHEAP, ' 7 the Thomas Keliher, land' between city and South Platte riverain lots of 20 or 40 acres by Mary K. McNamara East 3d street, City. NOTICE TO SCHOOL BO ABC AND TEACHEBS. -.i- Having arranged to begin visit ing schools about 'Oct. : 19. I sfia) -not be in my office at any regular time from then until after Jan. 1, - 1897. Flora A. Franklin, County Supt. . . VALUABLE LAUD FOB SALE. lOfl ncrpo Jmnintr nnrl hnlf mite from center of city of North Platte. ' All under canals; irrigable; large crops; best Jocaiea. tan oe jam out as an addition to tne city in blocks and lots, or into 2 and 5 jn ge. ppr phrtici Fredk. Baker, pr box prt(l Platte, Neb; FOR SALE, 300 Acres of Good Land, Situated six miles west ot IMortn Platte; 11 acres of nne timoer; acres under cultivation; 125 acres of. hay land. For information inquire of J AS. BABBITT, North Platte, Neb. It has been said that there could be no . cure for internal piles without a surgi- caj operations, but over 100 cases cured-. Council Bluffs, In., by the use of Heniorrhoild.ine proves the statement fal&i. 'JJhero- is a-cure anqquicicperma- l - . i i n?nt fell fr -U SP?5. 'fi IjWfPB an4 prptrudjpff p?les. l ggg SSffi .S- pation. Streitz. Price 81.50. For sale by A. Pi nlafs nnd sold to larire oront. ge and spoke e. wJlo,e of one.j,alf interest: ilars address !