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5 Toam and County fleajs. ! The street commissioner is to day grading- several blocks on West Eighth street A. M. Scharmanu is making a number of improvements to the property he owns in the 'Third ward. The room lately occupied by L. Thoelecke is being repapered and repainted preparatory to occupancy by A. L. Beegle, the Grand Island shoe dealer. Window Shades, all qual ities, at the Wilcox Dept. Store. A girl baby was born Saturday forenoon to Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Nor ton. The Tribune extends congratulations to the happy par ents. Douglas Brown, who for a num ber of years has been living at Nichols, left a few days ago for Lombard, Montana, where his brother Tom is located. It is a fact that every person who buys shoes at the Fair are more than satisfied. You would be satisfied, too, it you would allow yourself to be fitted at their store. Broeker, the tailor, is prepared to make a nobby suit of clothes for $18 that can't be beat anywhere. His $4.50 pants are as fine as can found any place for twice the price. W. H. McDonald, local agent of the Equitable Assurance com pany, turned over today to Mrs. P. P. Dolan, of Maxwell, a draft for $2,500, covering the amount of the policy held by her late husband. Con Walker returned last night from an Omaha hospital where he had an operation performed for tuberculosis and pleurisy. He re turns home greatly improved and will in a short time be enjoj'ing his usual health. Your attention is called to the prices quoted by "The Hub" on the first page of this issue, Mr. Banks has just unpacked a nice line of mackintoshes for men and women, which are being offered at very low prices, quality of goods considered. Buy your Team Harness of the Wilcox Dept. Store. Swan Starken began work to day on W. L. Park's new residence in the southeast part of town. The building will be 31x38, two stories, and the material will be the Lodge Pole stone. The plans call for a modern structure tuat will oe a credit to the city. Joseph Herrod has lost several head of cattle on his farm south of town by a disease which appears in the shape of running sores on the hind legs, followed by a dropping off of the hoofs and later by the death of the animal. So far no remedy has been found for the dis ease. Eagle Bicycles, 1897 model, Gent's S39.50, Ladies $40.50. At The Wilcox Dept. Store. The weather forecast: Showers tonight and Wednesday; warmer tonight; cooler Wednesdays The maximum temperature yesterday wTas 44; one year ago it was 64. The present cool weather is unfav orable to growing vegetation, but as a rule low temperature means precipitation and this we will prob ably have soon unless it grows warmer. Receiver McDonald of the local U. S. land office informs The Tri bune that there is an increasing demand for government land. Last month seventeen homestead en tries were filed, while so far this month thirteen entries have been filed. There are now about thirty contests pending a hearing, which is also evidence that people are anxious to get a slice of Uncle Sam's domain in western Nebraska. Try the 3 pair for 85 cents Ladies' Hose at the Wilcox Dept. Store. The Junior Endeavor society held an interesting service at the Presbyterian church Sunday after noon. Several weeks ago each member was given a nickle and asked to use it in earning other nickles. The result of-their efforts was shown Sunday when they turned in fourteen dollars over and above the amount given them. As each member deposited the offering he or she told in what manner it had been earned. Ladies' Kid Gloves, all kinds, at the Wilcox Dept. Store. The annual parish meeting of the Church of Our Saviour was held last . evening. Reports from the secretary and treasurer showed that over $1,300 were received and disbursed during the past year. The following officers were elected: P. E. Bullard senior warden, T. C. .Patterson junior warden, M. H. Douglas, M. K. Barnum, B. C. Clinton, Lester Walker, Milton Doolittle, Mrs. C. E. Norton and Miss Annie Kramph members of vestry. WS? FX Chamber Suit of - - FOE TEIST DOLLAES? I presume you would. We cannot sell you one for that money but you cau purchase a good one for a little more money. We have the finest line of FURNITURE ever shown in the city. Call and see our new Couches and Lounges. We have something cheap in an extension table, and our dining room Chairs are the best made for the money. ODD FELLOWS BLOCK. E. B. WARNER, t Bound to give you the best Vr $ .iteware, tinware and woodenware m ! 1116 every cash purchase of one dollar you are given tree ot charge 25c worth of graniteware; with every two dollars you buy you get 50c worth; with every three dollars cash 75c worth; with every four dollars cash purchase you get a fine granite steamer worth $1.25 free of charge; with every five dollar purchase you get $1.25 worth of hardware; with every six dollars you get 1.50; with seven dollars you get a fine plain wash boiler worth 1.75; with every eight dollar purchase you have the privilege of selecting two dollars worth of hardware free of charge from the hardware table; with every ten dollars you buy cash you receive a first class copper wash boiler worth 2.50. You get this in carpets. millinery, shoes, capes, dry goods, and all goods purchased in the store for cash. And if 3rou prefer to select one number for every dollar cash you purchase, $ Ladies' $75.00 wheel. RENNIE'S. You are fooling yourself if you're laboring under the impres sion that the Fair store's goods are high priced. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Wells ex pect to leave Clay Center in a few days and become citizens of North Platte. Wallace Tug. The Club House brand of canned goods are sold only by us, and if jou will try one can of corn, peas or pumpkin you will never use any other brands but these. Harrington & Tobin. V. E. McCarty and family are down from North Platte this week. Mr. McCarty has purchased a 20 acre tract west of the town site for a hog ranch. County Surveyor Gift was up from Lexington surveying it yesterday morning. Cozad Tri bune. The Wilcox Dept. Store sells Leather in any width strip you want. The Brady Woodmen are hav ing" two ante rooms built to their hall and will soon have everything in apple pie order to receive the stranger that may wander their way. The hall will be opened for any doings that may come along, and they invite the patronage of the public. DEATH OF MES. LLOYD. Mrs. Warren Lloyd died at her home in this city Saturday evening at six o'clock from pneumonia after an illness of about one week. So sudden did the summons come that nfany of our citizens were not even aware of her sickness until her death was announced. The de ceased had been a loved and re spected resident of North Platte for about twenty years and her death is deeply regretted by her very large circle of acquaintances and friends. The funeral services were held yes terday afternoon at the Episcopal church, the seating capacity of the room being taxed to the utmost to accommodate the audience that assembled to pay their last respects to this estimable lady. In this great loss the afflicted husband has the sympathy of the entire com munity. Helen Lloyd was born November 22, 1837, in Limerick, Ireland, and came to this country with her par ents when but a child of twelve years. The family located in Cleve land, Ohio, and on December 7, 1S59, Helen was united in marriage to Mr. Lloyd. In 1S67 Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd came west to Grand Island, where they remained until 1876, when they removed to this city and where they have .continuously re sided. Seeds! Seeds! For the farm, field, garden and the lawn. Our extra fancy blue grass, direct from Paris, Kentucky, is the best sold in this country. Harrington & Tobin. EE-j j j j j H-f-j- CABLED FIELD ana HOG FENCE, 24 in. to B8 in. high; CABLED POULTRY FENCE, 24. in. to 83 in. high. STEEL WEB P2CKET LAWN FENCE, 18 in. to SO in. high. STEEL WIRE FENCE BOARD and ORNAMENTAL STRIP Steel Posts, Steel Rail, Steel Gates and Steel Tree, Fower and Tomato Guards. We manufac ture a full line or Wire Fencing, Gates and Posts, and solicit your patronage. Catalogue Jfafo Qq 1QQ gg Kalb, II!. For Sale by The Wilcox Department Store. 1 Dep Store ! I values. 0 S1000.00 worth of gran- positively given away. With you can have a chance of RENNIE'S. Walter States has accepted a position as clerk in the Wilcox de partment store. Next Thursday is Arbor day and as it is a legal holiday the banks will be closed. R. J. Menzie, of Myrtle, was in town Saturday making final proof upon his timber claim. Buggies for sale at very low prices by Joseph Hers hey. Photographer VonGoetz on Sun day took views of the interior of the Lutheran, Methodist and Epis copal churches. A typographical error made The Tribune say Friday that the McGlone-Seyferth wedding would be the 21st. It should have read the 26th. The dry goods and millinery departments at the Fair are com plete. Their prices are as low as the lowest. At the missionary meeting of the Presbyterian church held at Grand Island last week. Mrs. H V. Hilliker of this citv was elected district treasurer. The Ladies of the Degree of Honor are requested to meet at the hall on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock for degree practice. By order of the captain. Seethe 1897 Style Shirt Waists at the Wilcox Dept Store. Yesterday the survey was made for a large lateral running from the Surburban irrigation ditch to lands belonging to Messrs. Baker and Iddiugs tying on the north side of the railroad near Pallas. Every woman in North Platte who had a new hat went to church Sunday; those who did not stayed closely indoors. Easter is not Easter for woman unless she has a new hat. Gentlemen buy your Shirts and Underwear at the Wil cox Dept. Store. Edwin G. Dukes, a former school teacher of Dickens precinct, was arrested in Haj-es county the latter part of the week by Sheriff Miller and brought to iail in this city. He'is charged with a crimi nal offense committed under prom ise of marriage and will have a pre liminary hearing this afternoon. Smoke Wright's , Royal Sports and Havana Rose 3-cent cigar. Omaha Bee: .Last week s re ceipts of cattle at South Omaha numbered 12,859 head, against 11,798 a week ago, and 9,558 the corresoondinsr week of 1896. The week's supply of hogs amounted to 23,507 head, an increase of 6,300 over the preceeding week, and 1,600 more than for the same week a year ago.' Sheep receipts ran up to 19,193, or 5,300 more than the pre vious week, and 14,000 in excess of the same week of 1896. Several North Platte men will this evening be initiated into the tribe of Ued Men. Harrington & Tobin are mov ing their wagon scales from Fifth street to east Sixth street. Presiding Elder Leonard re turned last night from Sidney where he held quarterly meeting. A boy baby was born last night to Rev, and Mrs. Snavely, and the parson is feeling happy to-day. John Welch, of Ritner precinct, had the misfortune last week to break two fingers on his left hand, thus disabling him for work for a time. Sweat Pads 20 cents each at the Wilcox Dept. Store. The front of E. B. Warner's furniture store is being repainted, and the exterior will correspond with the neat appearance of the interior. If there are any weddings in sight and you are interested in the contracting parties, don't, forget to buy them a present from the mag nificent line of French and Carlsbad novelties in china ware at Harrington & Tobin's. From a Brooklyn paper re ceived this morning we learn that the opening performances of the Wild West Show in that city last week were very largely attended. A prosperous season for the show is predicted and we hope such may prove true. Poultry Netting 1-2 cent a square foot at the Wilcox Dept. Store, - During the temporary absence or Mr. and Mrs. Will Leonard Sun day evening some sneak thief en tered their home, and after ran sacking the house, departed with out taking anything other than the contents of a toy bank belonging to one of the children. Palestine Commandery No, 13, Knights Templar, elected the following officers last Friday even ing: W. H. McDonald, Em. Com Alex Stuart, generalissimo; M. K Barnum, captain general; F. E Bullard, prelate; Chas. McDonald treasurer; W. H. C. Woodhurst, re corder; Jesse C. Norton, S. W. Samuel Goozee, J. W. Trustees F. E. Bullard, Saml. Goozee, Chas McDonald. Lace Curtains at the Wiicox Dept. Store. The school in Ritner precinct taught by Miss Josie Day, of this city, closed Friday last. In the ' Ti'. . . j evening" an entertainment was given by the teacher and pupils and it proved a great success Twenty-seven pupils took part in the programme 'consisting of songs recitations. Each number was wel rendered, evidence of Miss Day's ability as an instructor. The school term has been a inost sue cessful one. A Clean Sweep ! Closing out sale of Chinaware, Oueensware, Glassware, Lamp- ware. Qo-Go Go gut Out Out will be said of every piece of these goods. Everything goes. Regular prices have already gone out. Now is the time to buy at a sacrifice goods 'Ou long have needed. Come early and get first choice. Below are a tew samples of our cut prices on Doulton's Cele brated English China: Plates, 8-inch,per dozen $2.50 cut to 81.93 Ind. Butters per dozen 75c, cut to 50c Handled Tens per set 81.25. cut to S1.00 Platters, M-mch each ?l.ld, cut to UOc. Platters, 12-inch each 85c, cut to 64c Platters, G-inch each 40c, cut to 27c Bakers, 7-inch each 40c, cut to 27c Casserole, cav'd,8-inch 5l.oU, cut tobl.Uo Gravy .boats ou cents, .cus to oi cents. Pickles 35 cents, cut to 27 cents. Te;i Pots 90 cents, cut to 68 cents. Sugars 75 cents cut to 51 cents. Sauce Tureen 81.75, cut to 31.28, Money refunded if purchase is not satisfactory. MCDONALD'S CASH GROCERY- The entertainment and dance given last evening by the Ladies of the G. A.. R. was largely attended and the order netted a sufficient sum to meet the expenses for tie proper observance of Memorial Day. During the early part of the even ing supper was served, followed by a musical and literary program con sisting of two selections by the juvenile orchestra, a solo by Miss McNeal, a recitation by Miss Julia Murphy and duetts by Miss Schatz and Miss Johnson and Miss Sulli van and Mr. Chamberlain. The floor was then cleared for danc ing and about fifty couples engaged in this pleasant pastime for two or three hours. Had the affair been held at the opera house, as first ad vertised, the attendance would have been much larger, yet the ladies are well pleased with the result. a HAVE YOU HEARD -Z SOMEBODY KICK? "IT7" j 1 1 t . i i I vv e expect you nave, out it was our competitors, Our customers never kick, because they know we are Motion Dept. 3 spools of thread for. 10c 3 spools of crochet cotton 10c Elastic tape lc per yard Elastic cord lc per yard Cotton tape lc a roll Ladies vests 3 for 10c Hump hooks and eyes,2 cards for oc Buttermilk soap 5c a bar Ladies' mitts 8c a pair Cloth window shades 25c Hardware Dept. Army axle crease, 2 boxes for 15c j No goods allowed to leave the house on trial without having been paid E Ej for. One price and that for cash only. If you are not satisfied with our goods f after taking them home, bring them back and get your money. 3 THE WILCOX DEPARTMENT STORE. E NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. 3 ilUUlilUUilliUiUllUlUUiiUUiiUUiUJUiiUUiiUiiiiliUJUiilliUiiiikliUJiliUiUjiljiiUiiuilliUR I Personal Mention. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Hershey were in town yesterday. Fred Hartman visited friends in Grand Island Sunday. Mrs. Georg-e Buzza is visiting friends at Wood River. P. L. Harper, of Wallace, was a visitor in town Sunday. W. T. Wilcox transacted busi ness in Omaha Saturday. W. H. Hamilton spent Suuday with his family at Lexington. Leo Sullivan went to Omaha yes terday morning" to visit friends, Judge Neville transacted business in Omaha a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. 13. Dili returned Sunday night from their wedding trip. Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Douglas left last night for a few days' visit in Omaha. Mrs. C. H. Stamp leaves Satur day for a visit with friends at Anita, Iowa. Mrs. F. W. morninjr for a Rincker left this visit with Council Bluffs friends. Dr. and Mrs. Stowitts, of Sidney, were the guests Sunday of Rev. and Mrs. Beecher. Mrs. P. F. Dolan and Mrs. Wm. Plumer, of Maxwell, transacted business in town last evening-. Mjss LJzzie Bratt came up from Omaha Saturday night and visited her parents over Sunday. Lon and Frank Graves were called to Council Bluffs Saturday night by the illness of thejr mother. Engineer Robert Fulton expects to leave tonight for a month's visit at his old home in Franklin county, New York. Jacob Kiefer, of Chappell, county attorney of Deuel county, trans acted legal business in North Platte yesterday. W. H. Hill and wife of Hershey were visiting1 in the city Sunday, the guests of E. F. Seeberger and family. W. L. Park and P. W. Sitton left Sunday morning- for Chicago, expecting to return the latter part of the week. Miss Frances McNamara, who is teaching- school near Sutherland, spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents. Mr. tind Mrs. Isaac Watts, who had been visiting- relatives in town for two weeks, returned to Corning-, Iowa, this morning. Chas. Burke, of Denver, spent Sunday in town. He has just re covered from attacks of la grippe, measels and pneumonia. Clark Donahue and sister Miss Nellie arrived from Cleveland Sun day night, having- been called here b' the death of their aunt, Mrs. Llovd. H. B. Holling-sworth left Sunday nierlit for Mobile, Ala., to attend the convention of the international Y. M. C. A. He expected to return home about May 5th. The mysterious air-ship, which has been flying- qver Nebraska for some time past, has again been seen jn tnis npigupprnpop:. .Last Friday evening- it was noticed by Lieut. Fred Grau, and Sunday night by Will Smallwood and others. Buy your Straw Hats of the Wilcox Dept. Store FOR SALE. 1897 crop of hay on east half of sec. 33, all of sec. 35, in twp. 14, and and sees. 1 and 3 in twp. 13, all in range 32, and sec 21, twp. 13, range 28, in Lincoln county, Nebraska. Send bids to Con. W. Lloyd, Gothenburg-, Nebraska. '.rjLS I-MOVJES XT: Nails, 6 to 20 d, 3 pounds for. .10c $2 60 per keg Granite teakettle 85c No. 8 galvanized vash. boiler. . .95 Western washers 63.00 Brads, 3 papers for 10c Carpet tacks, 2 barrels for 5c ?s's3 inch bolts lc each ssxG " lic " ?sx9 " " 2c " KxlK" " 2c " 31x9)1" " 3c " Kxll " " 5c " We carry every size machine bolt made. E. F. Seeberger is devotinsr this week to the transaction of bus iness at Hershey and Sutherland. Mrs. A. D. Buckworth is disposing- of her personal property preparatory to leaving- North Platte about May 1st. The rite of baptism was admin istered to twenty persons at the Episcopal church Saturday after noon and to two Sunday afternoon Chase & Sanborn's Teas and Coffees are sold oulv bv Harrington cc xooin soie agents, it any one else represents that thev carrv and sell the same g-oods they misrepre sent matters to you Last Fridav evening- on the occasion of her birth anniversary Mrs. E M. Owens was riven a stir prise party by about thirty mem bers of the Woman's Relief Corps The evening proved a pleasant one for all present. Winona Council No. 5, Dejrree of Pocahontas, will celebrate St Tammany day, May 11th at Lloyd's opera house by an ice cream and strawberry sociable, with a musica and literal programme.after which there will be dancing-, Best grade Harness Oil, in bulk, 60 cents a gallon at Wilcox Dept. Store, A. L. Beegle, of Grand Island, was in town yesterday looking up a room in which to open a shoe store, and we believe succeeded in leasing the room lately occupied by L Thoelecke. Mr. Begler has been in the shoe business in Grand Island for six vears. and his store here will be a branch of the one there. Dont forget thev sell Queen City Hats for $2.00 every hat warranted at the Wilcox Dept. Store. We understand W. A. Paxton on Saturday refused $4.25 per hun dred for 165 head of fat cattle he has been feeding- at the P. & H. ranch, the stock to be delivered at Hershe At the time the ofler was made the cattle were worth just 1 1 1 y-v t r-ri mat price in umaua. x nis is an indication that the buyer who made the offer believes that cattle will advance in price. Judge Grj ir.es, of North Platte, has bgen in the city the past week holding- court for Judge Sullivan, in cases in wuicu ine latter was interested as an attorney before his appointment. Until Tuesday noon his time was occupied in hearing cases in equity. Judge Grimes has not onl' proven himself highly competent to fill the position which he occupies, but by impartial rul ings and courteous treatment of the members of the bar, he has won their warm friendship and high esteem. He is clearly the right man in the right place. Broken Bow Republican. Buy your Rufcbar Hose of The Wilcox Dept. Store. They handle nothing but guranteed quality. Wm. Upton, father of Mrs. W. E. Price, died yesterday forenoon at the home of his daughter from strangulated hernia. He had been suffering from this trouble for some time, and as a last resort an opera tion was performed yesterday by Drs. Donaldson, McCabcand Eyes. The operation was successfully performed, but shortly thereafter the patient suffered a hemorrhage of food from the stomach which strangled him before he could be re? lieved. The deceased was sixty -one years of age. The funeral will be held at the residence this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Buy your Ice Cream Freezers at the Wilcox Dept. Store. They handle the White Mountain, the best on earth. ana not our customers. saving them money. 3 Harness Dept. Line snaps 2 and 3c Breast snaps .- 5c Hame staples 2 for 5c Hame clips 2 for 5c Cock eyes oc Tug buckles 4c Hame straps 10c Bridles 50c lz inch lace leather 6c inch lace leather 4c Thong sewed leather collars, $1.25 Team Harness Harness Leather Valve Leathor Railroad Happenings A. Jeffers is filling the position of Union Pacific watchman during Mr. Lloyd's lay-off. The trackmen have for several days past been straightening up some of the switch tracks in the yards. LewHuck was asked Saturday to resign his position as boiler maker and he is no longer numbered with the shop force. Geo. Lanin on Saturday severed his connection with the Union Pacific as section boss after many years of faithful service. T. F. Bishop, the genial agent of the C. F. X., will return to this city within a week or so and dur ing the season will superintend the icing of refrigerator cars owned by that company. The brakemen on No. 3 last night report having a lively time with hoboes between Kearney and this city. It become necessary for the brakemen to do a little slugging in order to get the tramps off the cars. "Jack" Nelling, who delights in riding a bicycle, met with a rather disastrous mishap Sunday. He was en route from home to the round house dressed in his bran splinter new Easter suit, and while riding on the sidewalk bordering a slougli filled with water his wheel turned and "Jack" went head first into about three feet of water. As he had taken his rpnrnbr wfoh-iv bath the evening before this invof- untary application of water was not appreciated by him; and then think of the condition pf those Easter clothes, YOU WILL NEED THESE. 14-inch Listor Share, solid cast....90cts lG-inch LMer Share, solid Sast ai.ns 11-inch Lister Share, crucible SI. 05 witn very little labor will fit any lister except Eagle and Hapgood. Hapgood shares at same prices. 14-mch .flow bhare, solid cast Tocts lG-inch Plow Share, solid cast flnt 11-iuch Plow Share, crucible, double shin 90cts lG-inch Plow Share, crucible, double shin si.oq Cultivator Shovels, crucible "steeL 4G cents each. Cultivator Shovel Points 7 and pents. Plow Points 8 and 9 cents. Landslido Points 18 and 20 ceqts. Also have a line of Gurriacre ami Wagon Wood. WILCOX DEPT. STORE, NORTH PLATTE, NEB. FIBE DEPARTMENT NOTICE. There will be a general meeting of the members of the Fire Depart ment at the First Ward Hose house on Saturday evening, April 24th, at eight oclock, for the purpose of icting a cuiet tor the ensuing year. K. L. Graves CUTTING AND FITTING. Mrs. H. L. "Walsh will do cutting and fitting at her residence on East Fifth street. National Turnfest Gymnastic Union at St. Louis, Mo., May 6 9 1897. The Union Pacific will sell tickets at one fare for the round trip. For limits and route see NJ B. Olds, Agent. PURE LAKE ICE I am again in posititon to supply the people of North Platte with a superior quality of pure ice frozen from well water. It is as clear as crystal and of good thickness; not frozen snow and slush. A trial order will convince you of its quality. I have plenty to last through the season. WM. EDIS.