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- t? Sb Earth $1 f mt-WwMi VOL. XIII. hpttvtit: ts Bill of Goods J uno 7 G yards cambric ! . Aearnoy Homo Muslin, 51) yards at 4 cents per jfitVL in i oolt mosquito bar 1 yard half-wool Henrietta 18 "Will vou please charge it?" "O no, Mrs. Jones, we don't do business that way We would have to transfer this account to the day book, then to the journal, then to the ledgor, and Mrs. Smith is waiting to be waited on, and we haven't the 1 ime. Sorry we can't, but King Credit is waiting for a customer. Ho will gladly u ait on you." "But he will charge me more for the goods." "Well, Mrs. Jones, he would have to m order to make good his hid accounts. . Tlieso arc only a few of tho facts in connection with tho credit business. There are hundreds of others which we will present to you later on. & T H E HUBjW.MKrMj . j First National Bank, SOUTH PLATTE, jVEB. saSg CAPITAL, - - $50,000. 1 1 If fSI SURPLUS' " " $22,50-1 J) I w il s-AVhite- - Pres,dent 1 JlffilSl p-A-White;- Vicc"Pres,t-1 if I m WmWk Arthur AfrWumara - fn;liip.r. $$ & SE general banking business iifiifi?uf!?fi!?i!n?rr?n!fi?fi!?i!fi & THOSE NEW STYLE I REFRIGERATORS 1 t g S Are selling rapidly. The many good S points possessed by them can easily be 3 E ascertained by an inspection. ... Eg H GASOLINE STOVES S Are being sold by us cheaper now than f ever before in fact we are making a 3 E "leader" of them. We handle the best 3 g in the market. Come in and see them. 3 I GARDEN HOSE, SPRINKLERS, j and other seasonable goods are car- 3 ried in stock, together with a complete j line of Hardware. We still sell Bicy- S cles and biG3rcle supplies. 3 g Foley Block. Who no one Owes. 3 iiiiiiiiuiuiiiiLininiiiiiuniiuniUiiiiUiiiiiUiiiiiiiuiiiiiiii N. McCABE, Proprietor. North Platte Unigs aad Druggists5 Sundries, s We aim to handle the best grades of goods 7 . Sell eveiything at reasonable prices, and F 3k. warrant all goods to be just as represented, All Prescriptions Carefully Filled by a Licensed Pharmacist, j Orders from the country and along the line of the Union Pacific Railway is respectfully solicited. First door north of First National Bank. filPa .uaKftwHt& f. liflMI Reasonable W&ffiMMM GO TO Elder & Lock's Stable. Northwest corner Court-house Square. ivroiVTr PROOF OF THE Mrs. Joties ordered J; PRICES.) (CA' at.A centr- ' i . nnnrc . ... 0 spools vjoaies Lnreaa-" 2 yards linen duck at5?.6'8'?8' 1 set of Hustler's drndlS cents n vnrrJs vpivp.tflon and eyes 1 card patent boo' leather shoes 1 pair of v:;-, 9 - -i .T?rf 1 nr.cfni.'c' Lrwl rrlnroc ............ - t- busk, manager- Pharmacy, j M 1-or Fine Rigs at Prices NORTH PLATTE, grw ... '4m of the Hub: on .............. ' ' yard 45 38 NEWS rEOM THE 1 OOUNTEY PEEOINOTS. o SOMESSET SNAP SH0T3. Corn will be a poor stand in this section owing to the cutworms and gophers. Miss Nora Latimer has returned from North Platte. Mrs. Charles Me3rers, who under went a severe surgical operation in Omaha some time since is reported improving. W. J. Jones has become an em ploye of the B. & M. railroad. Mrs. Grimes, of North Platte, and Miss Stover, of Crab Orchard, Neb., spent Sunday with Miss S. I. Mc Conuell. Chas. Johnson now occupies the W. N. Percel ranch. Elder D. It. McBride is expected to preach here Sunday. O. I. C. " 'YETLff KEW Mrs. H. Foster, of North Platte, visited her sou Ed. Wright recent- Joe Brunk and Ira Bail' spent a few days in the ditch countrj. Mrs. A. G. Smith is reported on the sick list, also D. Brunk and Mrs. Jane Combs. Dame rumor says that one of our popular young ladies will soon wed a North Platte gentleman. A good many of our farmers are aving to re-list their corn, the cut worms having taken tne nrst nst- ig. Small grain will not amount to much. Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Schrambling spent Decoration Day with old friends in Gandv. Mrs. R. J. Menzie and Mis Jessie Waite spent Decoration Day at Gandy. D. McNichol now has a good well. V. E. Meyers of North Platte put it down. Dont forget to attend Children's Day exercises at Myrtle. Bring all the children and a well filled basket of lunch and stay all day. The recent rains have cheered our farmer lads up; and you can hear them whistle now while at their work. Alex McNichol and sister Jennie, were Gandy visitors the 31st. Mrs. D. C. Schrambiing and A. G. Smith were North Platte visitors Saturday. W. H. Null went up to Nichols Friday aftec Uis harvester. 1 J ' A ,, Hayseed. r r t - EEMPSECINCT. Will Jolliff is building a commo dious residence of Nebraska brick on his homestead. As this is the third, he says he will guard it with a shot gun until he proves up. Several from here attended the entertainment at Somerset Frida' evening to hear the rendition of The Lost Loaf" by home talent which proved to be a success in every respect "Patty Jones," the star of the drama, proved herself a decided success, and equal to the talent demanded in portraying the beauties of the character she repre sented. "Lilly" proved fully an equal success in her part. In fact the drama proved a decided hit to the amusement loving people, and a great boom to the company. Since our last we have had another rain, one-fourth of an anch of rain falling. Corn and early po tatoes are in excellent condition ex cept a few fields of the former which were replanted on account of the ravages -ot the gophers and cut worms. Scents..- r"- 585 S2.25 ssss NEBRASKA, FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 11, 1897. Applications are coming in for schools in these parts, which speak well for the districts of south Lin coln county. Miss Bessie McDonald has re turned from North Plntte. From the number of weddings which dame rumor says will occur within the next few months, we are led to think that Mclvinlcy prosper ity has struck this section of the county. Some of the farmers in these parts are cultivating, corn for fail ure to find any thing else to do. X. X. STJTEERLAHD HEWS. Sutherland's new paper seems to be well received and is getting many subscribers. J. S. Hinckley of North Platte is looking after his various inter ests in this section. 7 White and Abshire shipped cat tle to Omaha on Monday morning. W. C. Blackmore's first installment of lumber from Madrid came in Wednesday. i Ed Morehouse and Sandy Thomp son rode to North Platte on horse back Friday. As considerable opposition was shown to the amount of the pro posed school bonds it' is very likely that the figures will be reduced be fore the matter is again brought before the voters. Albert Wilson's new house in the east end of town is getting to the front in good shape and will soon be ready for the plasterers. Jno. Purneil of Madrid has been visiting with his brother at this point the past few days. Mr. Pur neil has recently been appointed postmaster Madrid. The Woodmen ice" cream social came off as advertised on Frida eveniug and a large crowd gathered to listen to exercises and partake of the good things provided. C. Johnson of St. Paul, Neb., is visiting with sister Mrs. F. A. Car penter. Miss Bertha Piersqn of eastern Keith countT was in town several days last week. J. H. Abslnr.ecain.ei from Omaha on Tuesday evening. Banker Mead of Elsie passed through on on his way from North Platte Saturday evening. The Junior League spent a very pleasant afternoon with Mrs. Win. Holtry the latter part of last week. John Keith was an Omaha visi tor on Thursday. New Comer. "heeshey news? Geo. C. White was down from Sutherland with three loads of hogs which he sold to Kelsey & Co. This firm has a couple of cars of hogs in the yard at this place which they will ship. A. F. Beeler closed a successful term of school last Friday in the O'Fallon district. An entertain- I ment under his charge was given ai the school house on .Wednesday evening of this week. A. A. Leister is now prepared to fill the wants of those who desire anything in the blacksmithingline. The U. P. bridge gang and the Hershey section gang assisted the section men at Nichols lastweek in taking out the bridge across the slough near T. W. Anderson's place, and replacing it with tiling. The prospects at present indi cate that if the people of this vil lage and vicinity want to celebiate the Fourth of July they will have to patronize some other town. Several farmers m the valley be gan cutting alfalfa for hay Mon day. Frank To;ll:on of Hinman pre cinct and N. B. Spurrier of Nich ols were in town with hogs Wed nesday and Thursday that they had sold to C. R. Kelsey & Co. who shipped them west Thursday after noon. H. "W. Brown, of Nichols, at-" tended the commencement exer POWDER Absolutely Pure 3 Celebrated for its great leavening strength and healtnf ulness. Assures the food against alum and all forms of adulteration common to the cheap brands. Koyal Baking Powdki: Co., network vP Si cises at North Platte last Friday. C. R. Kelsey was a passenger west on No. 1 Tuesday evening. C. "W. Keyes is plastering W. H. Hill's new residence. Charles McAllister is laid up with a badly lacerated foot caused by its coming in contact with a piece of glass. Miss Cora Crick of North Platte was the guest of Miss Grace Ander son this week, Dorsy Leyboldt went to Paxton on business "Wednesday, returning Thursday. J. R. White's little son and daugh ter returned Tuesday on No. 1 from Urbana, 111., where they had been attending school the past sea son. Mrs. J. H. Hershey and children departed a few daya since for a visit at Blair where the children will remain while Mrs. Hershey will visitT Omaha, Council Bluffs and Chicago. Mr. Hershey accompanied them as far as Omaha, returning Tuesday night. The old canal company has re paired their telephone line and put in new instruments in their office, at the headgates and at Link Ap plegate's. You can now hear a watch tick over the line a distance of ten miles. Rev. C! C. Snavely of North Platte will give a - lecture in the school house in this city this even ing. Subject: "That girl of yours" Admission ten cents. The old canal company had about 1,400 bushels of corn shelled at this place the last of last week W. A. Paxton purchased 1,000 bushels of it and L. E. Jones and C. S. Tro villo of Nicho the balance. This country has been visited by several refreshing showers lately which has greatly improved the ap pearances of growing cr The old canal company loaded a car with sioiled loa eanv oartO: the week. The bridge gang who Sundayed heijeerected a new mail crane Tues day east of the depot. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Toillion, Jr., are rejoicing over the advent of a new son-boan Monday night.- All doing well. C. R. Kelsey & Co. shipped a car of hogs west Tuesday. Several of the Maccabees have donated work on the new hotel be ing erected by Mrs. Terry, whose late husband was a member of that order. Addie Liles, who Avas seriously injured in a runaway accident four months ago, died at the home of her parents at Nichols from the effects of the same "Wednesday night at 9:15. The funeral was held at the Nichols school house at 11 a. m. to-day, and the interment took place at the Riverside cemetery northwest of this village. She was about eighteen years of age and a bright, promising young lady who will not only be missed by her bereaved parents, but also by her numerous young friends, all ot whom have the sympathy of the entire community in this their sad bereavement. Rev. Evans, of this village, officiated. J. O. Lindh and .crew have been covering the out-buildinrs on the Paxton ranch with the second coat of paint this week. Pat. MAXWELL NOTES. Charles Ross has been surveying for W. H. and A. W. Plumer the past week. Mrs. Martha Graham and daugh ter Bessie are in vown. E. Delany spent Tuesday and Wednesday in North Platte, Mrs. Yeager of Wheatland Wyo., agent for the Walker book concern, of Chicago, canvassed town Mon day, ntf- 'Miss MavNDolan irave her school thildren a r44uic in "Dolan's Grove" the last day of school. Dinner was served at noon and later on sliced oranges and cake. A very enjoyable day was passed. An open air meeting was held Wednesday to arrange program for a 4th of July celebration. Will give details in next week' paper. Charles Decker has taken his father to a point some miles south of here to be taken care of by rela tives. Mrs. Julius Essig returned from North Platte Sunnday morning where she had been having an oper ation performed on her eyes. We are having plenty of. rain and the farmers are accordingly happy. Miss Albie Herring who has been very sick with nervous pros tration is now able to be about though it will be sometime before she is well. Great Cut at the BOSTON STORE. The season is getting well advanced and we must close out our line of Millinery regardless of cost. We cut the prices right in two. Our 7 pattern hats go at - - - 2.98. Our 5 hats go at - - - - - - 2.25. Fine trimmed hats, worth 3, go at - 1.65. Trimmed hats worth 2.50 at - - - 1.15. Ladies' sailors worth 75 cents - - 38c. Ladies' very fine sailors in white, black and black and white rims, regular price 2.00, go at ----- - 1.10. T in j m 1A KACt' n i 1 5 vN! J.-PIZER, Prop, t- tt rr ttv hut g more navs wear v lie Dolla is the difference others then again, there is that better rs comfort and appearance. Its a question of quality and workmanship, pure and simple. Shoes bought of us are em phatically more satisfactory than shoes bought elsewhere. We can convince you too, if you will let us. cy YELLOW ur GEO.. IN JiliiUUiUilUllmilUlUiliUiiWilJiUUiiHM Miss Furgason has been very sick but is expected to be moveU to her home next weekr-She was taken sick at Mrs. Tueo. h ellows and could not not be moveat ' Mrs. Theo. Fellows is reported very sick. Her home is in Cox pre cinct. Our young people will give a dancing party at the school house on Friday evening, May 11th. Sup per will be served at . Mrs. McNa marra's restaurant. It is a pity the tramps cannot be put to work on our county roads. Mr. Beauchamp is pressing hay for Wm. Diedrich. Perry & Mathewsons' syndicate circus, museum and menagerie com pany came to grief at West Point Wednesday. It had been playing in hard luck and when it struck that town it found that the citizens had blown their money for a prize fight a few evenings before and had no circulating medium for the circus. It is hopelessly stranded. It would almost seem a pitv to have General Wevler leave Cuba be fore General Gomez has thrashed the! ground with him. But Weyler's removal will not settle the Cuban question, it was tuere bctore Wey- r was on the ground. He has only demonstrated the weakness of the Spanish method of doing busi Beware of Ointments for Catarrh that contain Mercury, as mercury will sureiy destroy the sense of smell and completely derange the wholo system when entering it through tho muscous surfaces. Such articles should nover bo used except on perscrip tions from reputable physicians, as the damage they will do is ten fold to tho good you can possibly derive from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O , contains no mercury, and is taken internally, act ing directly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces of the system. In buying Hall's Catarrh Cure bo sure you get the genuine It is taken internally, and made in To ledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. Testimonials free. ' Sold by Druggists, prico 75c. per. ottlo. j Hall's Family Pills are the best. . 1 NO. 5J. Sale on 1 between our Shoes and FRONT. & Beeer M. GRAHAM, Manager. IWUJIUlllii ness. It is not the Cuban""" people against. Ex, IK is estimated that S16.000.00 wi the cost of the-champagn for reat jubilee, liwill beUhe cork popping eVeatofthe 4 v popp century THE "OVERLAND LIMITED' VTOiCAL TFOBNIA 22.50. On June Mth to July 2d the Uri ion Pacific will make the very low rate of S22.50 to San Francisc for the Y. P. S. C. E. convention Christian Endeavorers and their friends who go via the the Union Pacific will get there twelve hours sooner than those who go via other lines. All those who wish to go in comfort and with economy, should by all means go via the Union Pacific. Through Pullman sleepers, through Pullman tourist sleepers, dining cars, buffet smoking and library cars. For folders, sleeping car reser vations, of any information call on N. B. Olds, Agent. Or write E. D. Lomax, G. P. & T. A., Omaha, Neb. For Sale! SIX WATER RIGHTS Under the canal of the South Side (le gation and Land Company at tho rato of 300.00 per water right. Apply to P. MYliANDEK, Box 211. North Platte, Neb. SEOBS 1 SCHOOL! K FOR TEACHERS. x ran taiia mm r WbvIq-c. butlknain. aftK rebelling" ,00 11 je the cr Commencing July 5th and closing with the Lincoln County Teachers' Institute. For further information address, Mns.F. A. FRANKLIN, Co. Supt. or E. D. SNYDER, North Platte, Nob. rt