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h t i k w a IB mr . t; ai i m m w m u a a a as i i a vol. xm. ffOETH PLATTE, MBEASKA, PMDAI EYMIitG, JM 18, 189T. M. S3. ll TIM IE IS MONEY! PROOF OF THE M3TTER! Bill of Goods ordered by Mrs. Jones of the Hub: (CASHPRICES.) June 7 G yards cambric at 4 cents .. - 24 cents. 3 spools Coates thread 10 1 yards linen duck atlG cents 32 1 set o Hustlers dress stays .. 7 5 yards velveteen binding at 4. cents - . 20 i card patent hooks and eyes . ... . ... 3 1 pair of all-solid leather shoes -..6L35 1 yard of silk velvet . . To 1 pair Paul Fosters kid gloves ... 02 1 bolt of Kearney Home Muslin, 50 yards at 4 cents per yard . . ..S2J25 1 bolt mosquito bar "45 1 yard 45-inch all wool serge. .. 3S 1 yard half-wool Henrietta IS "Will you please charge it J" uO no, Mrs. Jones, we don't do business that way. We would have to transfer this account to the day book, then ti the Journal, then to the ledger, and Mrs. Smith is waiting to be waited on, and we haven't the time. Sorry we can't, but King Credit is waiting for a customer. He wi!l gladly wait on you." "But he will charge me more for the goods." "Well, Mrs. Jones, he would have to in order to make god his bid accounts. These are only a few of the facts in connection with the credit business. There are hundreds of others which we will present t you later on. 1 db JriUJb, WT. BAMS, prop. the South Side canal just west of J songs and recitations which were this village Tuesday. well rendered and showed that the Xavier Toiilion was in the village ladies in charge of the Sunday yesterday morning with about school had spared no pains in train- f forty-five quarts ot strawberries ing the little ones, and great credit which went like hot cakes. He has is due M rs. Chas. Beach and Mrs. already picked 150 quarts and will Thos. Rowley for their good work i nave run as more on or apouc one- in maKing umiaren s JJav such CV seventeenth of an acre of land. Frank Broach and Bay Dillard, of 3orth Platte, were in town yes terday, bavin g made the trip on their wheels. Mrs. O. H. Eyerly took jSo. 2 this morning for Athens, HI., being called there by the serious illness of her father. The W. A. Paxton ranch. Is nearly covered with hogs of all kinds and sizes, a large majority of which are young pigs. Distemper is prevailing amon the horses in this section of the country. Pat. SUThKKT.ATTD UEWS John Lute, and wife of Paxlon, passed through town on Friday on their way to xonth Platte. Monday, June 14th, was the last a young people of the neighborhood assisted in some manner to make the time pass pleasantlr. After the children's exercises were! finished the good matrons present set out tables and loaded them with j the good things of life, which were uiwmLtu kjj MIL piCiCUL, LUC repast conciuamg witn ice cream and lemonade. After dinner A. F. ' Parsons.of Korth Platte was intro- duced to the audience and made' a good and sensible talk that went to the hearts of all, and could be ap- Drectated br the rmlrirpn an tvll nc V by the older people,and we hope will make a lasting impression on the minds of all who heard him. Come again Mr. Parsons. Mrs. Rowley and Miss Etta ISeary presided at the orsran. F. G. Rowley verv kindlv i fraud June Cbrai Si K AT THE oston Store. Our store is full of choice, seasonable goods to select from. The season is getting well advanced, and we must sell off our summer goodsnot carry them over for the next sea son. Our goods are of first-class quality, and the following prices will be sure to win: j r u i i c i-i.ii organ, i? . ri, t j ri irt,4. t.:t donated the ice for the occasion and lUlhb d.lC "idU IU UCd.1 llUCllt W U11C I .... Llic LliuUha Ul ail iUi S Ho. 3496 " 1 First National Bank, CAPITAL, -SURPLUS, II. S.Whit P. A. Wite, $50,000. $22,500. - President. Vice-Prest y Arthur McNamara, - Cashier. A general banking business transacted. g THOSE NEW STYLE 3 I refrigerators! Are selling rapidly. The manj' good 3 -pz points possessed by them can easily be- E ascertained by an inspection- ... 31 p GASOLINE STOVES 3 Are being sold by us cheaper now than 5 ever before in fact we are making a 3 EE: "leader ' of them. We handle the best 12 in the market. Come in and see theni. 1 GARDEN H0S5, SPRINKLERS, -t and other seasonable goods are car- 3 E ried in stock, together with a complete line of Hardware. We still sell Bicy- 3 cles and bicycle supplies. 3 Foley Block. Who no one Owes. 3 iiuiuiuiajiiiiiisuajuinjiuiuiuujiuuiiuiuiuuiuiuiuiii Parochial School Casnaencsmszit. The seating- capacity at Keith's hall was taxed to its utmost Wed nesday evening1 to accommodate the audience which assembled to hear the commencement exercises ot the Nativity School. The programme opened by address of welcome by MissTeresa Austin. Misses Mav Yance and Xoretto 2Iurphv Ten dered a piano duet, and then Miss Anna CTHare. one of the two prad uates, delivered an , essay on "Crowned and Uncrowned." Geonre Ell rendered a piano solo, and was followed by Miss Irma Cody who gave a recitation introductory to the drama entitled "The Journev of the SouL" in which .a number of misses took part May Vance gave a recitation and was followed by a very pretty driU by sixteen or eighteen boys of the school, in which great precision was displaved, Thos. Jefrers delivered an oration jon L:fhV "Morals of Mathematics.7 A song by the school, a duet bv Misses Sullivan and Vance, and the presentation of diplomas to Miss others are sorry to leave their studies. Mrs. Dina Hawlev has once more taken up her residence on the farm east ot town. We are irlad to see her back agfain. James and R- Humphreys of Pax ton were in town on Friday. John Kettu was an Omaha visitor this week. r The Wallace blacksmith, passed throuirh town Tlittrsdav on his way from North Platte. Walter Beauchamn has sold his ranch on the Bird wood to Frank Alley and will spend the summer in the mountains. J. H. Abshire and Geo. C. White took in the siirnts at Umnalla on Fridav. Mrs. M. McKinstry of the Key stone state is spending- the summer with her son C. B. Miss Francis McNamara returned to her home in North Platte on Fri day morning, ? ''he waiting woKers social at Mrs. Carpenter's was on Friday evening- well attended. "A time" is the general virdict. Rev. Atkinson of Cozad lectured rood CTHare and Mr. Jeffers by Rev. Mc- at tIie Presbyterian church on Mon- Carthy, closed the exercises. The entertainment as a whole was a very pleasing- one and re flected credit upon those part and upon the Sisters in charge of the school. The stage was dec orated with flowers and plants. The class motto "No Palm Without TA 4. 1 T f - t I jjusl, wu prominently a ispiayeo. stopped off to part of the week day and Tuesday evenings. The hay wing- placed in the river near Keith's ranch caused the canal to overflow and considerable dam age was done. Jas. Hoffman of North Platte Sundayed.in town. W. L. Park and P. J. Nichols his kind ness. In fact everybody did they could to promote the pleasure and happiness of the children and where all did so well it is not best to make any special mention. As the programme was necessarily rather long I will be forgiven for not in- it here. The following residents of North Platte were present. Mrs. George Ensign, Mrs Jas. McMichael and children, Mrs. Bent McMichael and child. A. F. Parsons, Geo, Vaughan and two children and Mrs. Scott Vaughan of Rock Springs, Wyo. Mr. Cruzen will preach at the school house next Sundav, June 20th, providence. permitting. T " T T T ... iuiss Aine ueacu is visiting in Hershev this week. The next thing-on the programme is the preparation for the celebra tion of the Fourth of July, but of this we may write at a later day. Country Cousrx. TiT ft TWTT.T. SPIES. - J. W. Nugeut returned to towu Wednesday after staving- one week at his farm in Cottonwood. Thos. Hanrahan and daughter spent Friday in North Platte. James and Michael McCulIou'rh made a business triD to Hershev Tuesday. Mrs. Geo. W. Roberts and chil dren will go east ia a short time to spend the summer in Vermont. p-rs t ..... xne pupils ot Miss JJotan s school presented her with a beautiful to ken ot remembrance at the close of school. Miss Dolan will attend the V V U W If WWW N. McCABE, Proprietor. Fy, vxr .1 E. BUSH, Manager North Platte 'Pharmacy. Jmgs and Druggists5 Sundries. We aim to handle the best grades of goods 4fc Sell everything- at reasonable prices, and warrant all goods to be just as represented, -r All Prescriptions Carefully Filled by a Licensed Pharmacist. Orders from the country and along the line of the Union Pacific Railway is respectfully solicited. First door north of First National Bank. m I r r s i2ggm ror tine nisrs -AT- L'fv4 P -U A CAM A "DT I? PD T PCC t- -GO TO- Elder & Lock's Stable. Northwest comer Court-house Square. EESSHET NEWS. Hi. . beeberger has recently in vented a machine with which to drive wells. It works well when r . iddings was in town on Monday afternoon. Albert Wilson and wife of Pax- there is plenty muscular power at- ton spent Sunday with Rev. Thur- tached to it. Uncle Billy White is still in n critical condition, we are sorry to state. Those who attended the dance at tne new notei rnursday evening report a pleasant time. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Dwyer were shopping at the county capital Tuesday. - "T w-i a. Li. i'unKuouser is supenn tending the construction of two or three county bridges in this locality. E. F. Seeberger moved his fami ly and household effects from North Platte to this village the early part of the week. Archie Anderson and grandfather T. W. Anderson were down to the county seat on business Wednes day. Geo. E. Prosser, of North Platte, was talking hail insurance to the tanners in this locality a few days ago. W. A. Paxton bad thirty-five fine Herford bulls driven from iu r Keith's lower ranch west to the Keystone ranch the first of the wreek. Jesse and Lew Loker, of old O'Fallon, drove down to Nichols Saturday afternoon to visit their Drotner v . a., where there hor was taken sick and died the follow ing day. There will be a dance in theMac cabee hall to-night. Porsy Leypoldt returned Tues day night froni a trip up the line. An. etrort is being made to have a celebration here on July 4th. How it will pan out time can onlv tell. Wm. H. Sullivan, of Nichols. took No. 2 at this station yesterday forOrd, this .state. Photographer Broach of North Platte took a photo of the men and ber. inspect the park p-elar -Kapids normal the coming while on their way west the latter - , . , t, , . v .a.. Auuns anu a.rmur ivianett attended the funeral of their cousin Mr. Besack in North Platte. Mr. Tristram Roberts and wite spent Monday in North Platte. Mr. Weber, ot North Platte. passed through town Friday. iYir. and Mrs. Martin Gerar-thv j spent Sunday in Willow Island and ! vicinity. Mrs. KateLavtGn scent Mondnv in Brady. jl ramps have been verv olentiful the past week. Our boys are practicing ball for the game on the Fourth. A. W. Plummer made a business trip to North Platte Tuesday. iHLLZE 2IATTEES, Well we are still living in hope of those June rains that we hear of but up to date have not seen. It is true we have had some light showers, and should be thankful tor small favor, but we are all long ing for a good old fashioned soaking rain. The South. Side ditch is good work at last accounts, and it is to be hoped that at least some of in is now safe. Corn looks fine but most of the farmers have had to replant portions of rinrnir -"e COJOOSSIOHEB'S PEOCEEDnTGS. June 11th. Board met. nresenL Thomson, Garrison and countv clerk. The claim of Thos. Hanra han for repairing brido-e was al lowed on bridge fund for 520.00. The board ordered two bridges hnilt on rnad n tOft Tlio Knnr nearly every field on account of the visited the county poor farm, ravages of cut worms. June 12th. Board met, present Last Sunday, June 12th, was Thonson, Garrison and county surely a gala day for the children roads and 5rid&es occnoid the of Miller precinct. It was observed board. Report of P. H. SnlHvnn. as Children's Day and iudging by overseer of poor, on condition of - w " - I o I ri . the number of children nreseni- uau iam"J approvea. . , . . . ordered to be built over F. there is no shortage in this crop m al on on ro3ri Xo r Bridge & M. western Nebrask. The children to the number of about thirty-five favored the assembled guests with se RIAL June 14th Board met. oresent Thorn son Garrison and county clerk. Board and county survevor proceeded to inspect roads and bridges. viz: Roads No. 184, 21. 223, 193, 158, 157, 226. 160, 232. 4S, 220. June 15th Board met. oresent Thomson. Garrison and county clerk. The following claims were allowed on bridge fund: J. F. Hin Hinman $55.95 A. W. Johnson $12, G. T. Held $100.50. Board authorized C. F. Iddings to employ men ana teams to work countv maintenance tax on South Side Domestics. 13 yards Fruit-of-the-Loooi for SL 9-4Pepperell Sheeting, bleached at ISc per yd.; 9-4 unbleached at 16c. per yard. The best Prints at 5 cents per vd. 12c quality French GingbamK 12c quality Organdies at lcl Simpson's Percales at 43c per yd. ' Dress Goods. Tho finest Imported Serge, 16 inches wide, regular price I.C0, at CSe per yard. The finest imported Henriettas, 46-in. wide, at 63e perydard. 38-mch all-wool Serge or Henriet tas, in all colors, the entire dress pattern, with all trimmings com plete, at S2.S3. 4C-inch Brocaded Dress Goods, all colors, with all trimmings com plete, for $330. Summer Shades Dress Goods, the entire dress pattern, with all trimmings complete ct 31.73. AH oar Silk Pantsols, ranging from S2.05 to S2, at this sale your choke for 31.45. Lsdies' Shirt Waists, whatever we have left oh oar tables, some worth as high a S2.C0, vour choice at from $1.05 to 42c." Boys' Shir; Waists at 12e each, fl Silk Mitts, good ones, at 20c. Carpets, Lace Curtains, Window Shades, and Mattings to close out at sacrificing prices. Handkerchiefs. ICO dozen hemstitched, plain or figured or lace bordered, rang ing m psice from ISc to 20c; take yocx choice, 3 for 25c Millinery. Any pattern trimmed Hat in our store, some worth as high as $7 your choice for $2j25. Sailors at 30c worth 75c. Shoes. Shoes. Ladies' Green Oxfords, the finest of the Eeason at 82.25; regular price S3.C0. Ladies' tan and black Oxfords, cloth or leather top, Hartigan &. Todd's make, at SL05; regular price, 82. a. Ladies' black, tan, Oxbkod Ox fords, lace or sandals at SL25; other stores ask L Children's Oxfords, in all sizes and all colors, to close out atless than cost. Ladies' Fine Shoes at $1.25. Children's Shoes, from 2jk too, at 4Sc can't be beat; from 5 to S at 63 cents. Misses' Fine Shoes, Pat Cox's make from 9 to 12 at SL25; from 13 to2atS14S. Men's Shoes, good ones lace or congress, at 3L45, worth $i25. This sale begins to-day and will continue the balance of the i ours for Great Bargains, month. THE u OSTON vSTORE. J, PIZER, Prop. Ox B f -0 je 5 1UUUS H for infants and Children, if E Jusfe received a new lot of Ox Blood 2 g Shoes in Coin, or ISTew round Toe, for the g little ones. JSeat, stylish and comfort- 3 g able. Baby sizes 2 to h at 60 cents. S g Children's sizes 5 to S at 85 cents. g . Then in Black and Taa there are Ei numerous styles and qualities ai good j g though from 50 cents up. 3 Decatur k Beegle5 H Y5LL0V FRONT SHOE STORE. g GEO. f. GRAJIAZte, iVTaxiaex. 5?iiiiUiiwujUiiiiUiUiiiiiijUiiiiiiiimuiWiUttiiiiiiijiijiijUK J The North Nebraska EhIa more than three-Bfths of the corn raised last year and now hein- hekl owr practically worthless. Mrs. B. Roberts, of Humboldt. dWI recently from the effects of hlorwl soning. The poison was contracted by oreamng a needle m her hand while washing on a board. Lew Franklin, of Lincoln catfish in the Etkhorn near Gretna that weighed 13o ncwads. He hns had the ead and sills of the fish stniTWi nnd mounted for exhibition in the state university. The Seward casnui!? factory will nnt be ran this season. The nrim of mnnwi vegetables is so low that the proprietor can see no eacoeraframaat in hnnnnr it down lower. The doctriae of theoeophy is spread in? at Hartington and the faithfnl there imported a prominent speaker on the subject, from Xew Tork, recently, to warm up the believers and to convert the unbelievers to tfce theorv Umt tho soal of man mar be projeeted forward icto monkey or moose. Themes Hustings killed 62S rats in cess. There are vast possibilities tue dairying DBsmess and the sooner Nebraska engages in it on a large scale the better it will be for the state. It produces quick returns and ready cash. We unre nnon th , ..." .. . 1- ot tailing m line m the development dairying. Fremont Tribune. in of I hie Platte Collegiate institute,. . A Home School for Boys and Girls. Best in the State for price and advantages. For cat alogue, address HARRY N. RUSSELL, Kearney, Xeb. Principal. mm! rirtf c-n u - ' --"tin& xLueungs Kiiieu O-i rats m canal not to exceed 530 at 2nncpi.A.n.t,:u.i..ii: . ll. r nOt tO SUCCeeed fOr man nnrf runrPairmnn fiir Jo.-c- irrr. JTo. rrofW POWDER Absolutely Pure. Celebrated forltssreatlea.Tenintrsrrpntrth and hjJt.ifnlnt5vi laimrH th fnn? alum and all tonus cf ad alteration teams at work on the washont nn 10 Sf"?.?.? - ij ii. ujiu ruUBi uon AEW TUBE 1 team, to be oaid as other rTr.im; ajniinst the countv are naid. Ts?o hundred copies of the State Journal tnat contain articles on Lincoln county v.-ere ordered, for which county agrees to issue countr war- rant ior 5?iu. i. resolution was adopted instructinsr the county clerk to notifv road overseers of districts 2so. 4 and 40 to remove ob structions in county roads prin cipally fences. juneionn tjoara convened as a ' board of equalization. ered them ur in a bushel basket and had it three times foIL John O'Brien, living three miles west of him. has some large cribs of corn which the rats are destroying badly. He has killed over one thousand rats in the last month. They have killed over forty little pigs for him and as high as seventeen in one night. -SUMMER SCHOOL FOR TEACHERS. Commencing July oth and closing with the Lincoln County Teachers Institute. For further information address. Mrs. F. A. FRANKLLV. Co. Sup. or E. D. SNYDER. North Platte, Neb, For Sale! six watee nens The dairy ratoreat is havine- a distinct ' revival in Nebraska. There are numer-; Under the canal of the South Side Irrf ous creameries starting operations this' gation and Land Comnrmv nr tho mta nf j spring, and notwithstanding the low j 33G0j60 per water right Apply to price of better the experiments are I P.MTLAXDER meeting, with uniformly gratifying sue- Box 211. North Platte, Xeb