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iRAIi BARE, Editor and Proprietor TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 1897. Miss JessieBratt is prepared to give piano instructions at resi dence or borne of pupil. Charges moderate. The Episcopal ladies announce November 16th as the date for hold ing their annual fair, supper and entertainment. Frank Simpson stepped through the floor of the round house at Sid ney last t riaay ana sustained a sprained leg, from the effects of which he is laying off. The laaies guiia will nave a cake sale at the .Gil man residence on Saturday afternoon next. This announcement is official; the one published Friday apparently was not. James Auble was down from Garheld yesterday. Owing to a scarcity of machines, very little irrain line n c vpf hppn 1irfcliprl "FTf thinks the yield will run from eight to twenty bushels per acre. It is learned that Marshal W. R. Morgan has began a mandamus suit against the city clerk with a view of compelling the latter to is sue a warrant in payment of his salary for the first quarter of the present fiscal year. On Wednesday evening of this week the ladies' auxiliary to the B. of Li. E. will hold a lawn social at the residence ot J. I. Smith, to which the public is cordially invited. Ice cream and cake will be served, berinnmir at six o'clock, for ten cents. C. C. Hawkins was in from wei meet j-esterday. Me says Armour & Co. are buying all the wheat they can ret alonjr the B. & M. andstorinsrit in elevators. This looks as though Armour & Co. ex pect a continued rise in the price of wheat. Colouel Bill Collins, while branding a lew of his choicest bees Friday was severely stunc and for thirt3-six hours suffered a total eclipse of his left eye. It is the Colonel's intention to de-stinger all his bees and has encrajred Dick Bangs to assist him. Mrs. t razer, wlio lias been so liciting funds in town for the children's home at Hastings, re ports rather poor results. She says the ladies of the town con--tributed quite liberally,' but the men seemed adverse to sub scribing". Mrs. Frazer left for other fields last night. Smoke Wright's Havana Rose five cent cigar. The executive committee of the state irrigation association, at a meeting held the latter part of the week, decided to hold the next con vention of the association at Lin coln instead of North Platte. This change was made, it is said, on ac count of lack of interest on the part of North Platte people. Com ment is unnecessary. Witiiin tne past week or so some one has stolen and hauled away three stacks of alfalfa hay from the land owned by Lt. D. Thoelecke southwest of town Thieves ire jrettinjr pretty bold when they steal hay by the stack. Elsewhere Mr. Thoelecke offers a reward for the arrest and conviction of the guilty party. Nails 2 la2 cents par pound at H & T's The Cody Guards haye received an invitation from the Kearney mi litia company inviting them to go into camp at that place for the two days' encampment this year. The Kearney company offers to pay half the railroad fare of the local com pany. The proposition will be con sidered at a meeting ot the Guards this evening. It is the desire ot the Kearney company if possible to have Colonel Olson's batallion go into camp at that place. A BEAUTY, Do you want a present which will be appreciated. One that will be pleasing to that fairest and dearest person. Easy enough to find the right thing, come to us we can show you variet' a,Jd quality. Prices will harmonize with the goods. Here are a few suggestions: Watches, rings, long watch chains, silver mounted bottles, hair pins, sealing sets, manicure sets, etc. hhhCITOX, .Jeweler and Optician. wSff He. Chamber Suit of FOE TJSjST DOILLAJRSP - 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. We w be in our new store. September isr, opposite postoffice across the street from old loca tion. Remember you have but a few days left to take advantage of our Great Boraoval Sale. New store will J No goods leave 1 STAR CLOTHING HOUSE, I; WEBER & ! ANOTHER SLASH A I KH NNIK'S Thirty days more in which to close out the most choice line of Dress Goods in town. JSSp-Onr Black Goods this week at $1.00 and $1.25. "Henriettas and Serges at 50 cents per yard, JdSS-Silk Henriettas and Serges, in colors, worth $1 and $1.25 per yard, go at 50 cents. f"Ten dollar dress patterns at $5.00 each. JteSTwo dollar Black Silk at $1 per yard. .PS-Ten cent Lawns at 5 cents per yard. tei.OOO pairs of Shoes for men, women and children will be sold for 50 cents on the dollar. jflSAll our Wool Carpets at 50 cents per yard. Do not let a day pass with out making a purchase at this sale. "BLANKETS Fine $9 and $10 Blankets for $5.00. Fall will soon be here and you will need these goods. You can never again buy them so cheap. RENNIE'S CLOSING SALE. , The Presbyterian Sunday- school will picnic at the Dillon ranch next Friday. Dr. Win. Eves returned last night from Ogalalla. where he was called to see a patient. He brought the latter to this city for treatment. A couple of dozen of chickens escaped from Cecil Tuell's huckster wagon this morning and Spruce street habitues had more or less sport in helping catch them. Judge Grimes sa3s his trip through the Yellowstone Park was one of the most enjoyable events of his life, and he advises all who can take such a trip to do so. He and his party spent ten days in the park, and while there met W. J- Bryan. M. C. Harrington was a brief visitor at Hershey yesterday, going up on No. 1 and returning on his wheel. Mr. H. was surprised at the amount ol business being tran sacted in that village. A great amount of wheat is being- marketed the price of which yesterday was eighty cents. Deeringr Machine Repairs at H. & T's Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Smith, ot American Forks. Utah, arrived last night from a. trip to Wisconsin, and are the g-uests of Mrs. S's father, Chas. Beach, foreman of the Beer ranch. Mr. Smith is editor of the American Forks World, and formerly published a paper at Wallace. The Nebraska delegation to Buffalo in which there were a number of North Platte people reached that city at 7:15 j-esterday morning, with everybody feeling good. - The excursionists spent Sunday in Chicago driving about the city on coaches and visiting Lincoln park and other points of interest. MASON JARS. 1 quart fruit jars 55c a dozen. 1-2 gallon fruit jars 75c a dozen. at'the WILCOX DEPT. STORE Lorenzo Dow, superintendent of the McPherson national ceme tery, is in town to-day and gave this office a call. Mrs. Dow, who has been visiting in Wisconsin, is expected to arrive at the reserva tion the early part of next month. Mr. Dow says he expects Senator Thurston to visit him about the middle of September and will de vote a" few days-to chicken hunt ing-. J. J. Sullivan returned Sunday from Newcastle, Neb., where he went to assist in a little celebration in commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the ordination of Fathers McCarthy and O'Tooleinto priesthood, both of whom were formerly located here. Rev. Mc Carthy of South Omaha, formerly of Sidnej', was also present. Mr, Sullivan reports a very pleasant trip. - E. B. WARNER, ed be a strictly cash store. the house until paid for. VOLLMER. IN PRICES ! .H AK N ; SA ,H . X Rev. Beecher and the members of his bovs'club returned this morn ing from their week's outing- in Wyoming. The boys look rugged, hearty and report a very pleasant time. Home grown plums of a very nice quality are being marketed in town this week. Home grown watermelons made their first ap pearance Saturday and from this time forward the grocers will be well supplied. There is quite a demand for laborers for the hay field, and there is a scarcity of men for that work. This morning a hay man went to the stock yards and attempted to find a few hoboes who were willing to work, but he was not successful. J. H. Day finished moving his stock to the Rennie building- this forenoon, and is lapidly getting straightened out. He will be in ship shape by to-morrow morning and invites 'ou to visit hjs estab lishment and examine the new goods just received. Rev. Snavely, Mr. and Mrs. A. McMichael, Rev.. Randolph, Mrs. W. T. Brown. Mrs. Robinson of the Third ward, Rev. Bowlen and W. J. Crusen returned last night from Curtis,- where they for a week had been attending a Methodist camp-meeting. Mr. Cruzen says tlie meeting was very successful, fully 1000 people being present Sun day. There were about twenty conversions during the meetin.g The Chicago weather torcast for North Platte and vicinity are: Unsettled butgenerally tair weather to-night and Wednesday, warmer to-night. The maximum tempera ture yesterday at North Platte was 84, minimum in past 24 hours 50 at 7 a. m. 52; precipitation none For the same time and period one year ago the maximum tempera ture was 79 minimum 50, at 7 a. m. 52; precipitation none. M. C. Lindsay will gather over a ton of honey this season from his bee colonies. Mr. L. says he will make a belter profit from his bees than anything he has raised this season, and yet all his crops are immense. He considers the Platte valle' an exceptionally good section for bees, mainly on account of the great growth of alfalfa and sweet clover, both of which are ex cellent feed for the busy little in sects. A deal was completed to-day whereby Will Voll mer becomes the sole owner of the Star Clothing house, baying the interest ot H. M. Weber. The final transfer will be made September 1st. Mr. Voll mer will go east the first ot next month to purchase a new stock of goods and will remain indefjnitply. JDur ing his absence the store will be under the management of Charley Vollmer. Mr. Weber, the retiring partner, will for a time at least give his time to his busiuess in terests at Ogalalla. oca R. H. Langford was a visitor in Hastings Saturday. Mrs. Chas. Bogue is visiting relatives in Missouri Valley. Miss Nora Kinsman of Julesburg is the guest of iriends in town. C. L. Williams left yesterday to look after his farm in Buffalo coun ty- Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Park left Sunday, for a brief recreation trip in Colorado. Mrs. T. Bresnehan left Sunday for a visit with friends in Omaha and Kansas City. Mrs. Geo. A. Beecher has been in Sidney for a week as the guest of Dr. and Mrs. Stowitts. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Soule, editors of the Wallace Tug, were in town on business Saturday. T, M. Cohagen and family expect to leave next week for.a visit with relatives in St. Louis. ' Mrs. H. V. Hillikerand daughter Marcia left this morning for a visit with Grand Island friends. Sam Richards left Sunday for the eastern markets to purchase a stock of goods for The Fair. Mrs. Gus Smith left Saturday for a visit with friends in Buffalo, N. Y., and other eastern points. Miss Maud McGee, who had been visiting North Platte friends for ten days, returned to Omaha Sunday. Mr. andMrs-R. D. Thomson left yesterday morning for a visit with friends in the east part of the state. Mrs. W.;.W. Birge and children returned Saturday night from a protracted visit in the east part of the state. Gea G. McKay returned Satur day from Chicago, where he pur chased a stock of fall and winter goods. Mrs. Geo. E. French, who had been in Denver for a couple of weeks, returned home Saturday morning. Miss Emma Leety returned to Pittsburg Saturday after a month's visit with her sister, Mrs. John Singleton. F. P. Morgan, of the Chappell Register, is in town to-day day en route to the republican state con vention at Lincoln. Clarence Pierce, of Chicago, is the guest of his cousin Mrs. Frank Simpson. Mr.. Pierce will propably go on the road as a brakeman. Mr. and Mrs. Letts, who had been visiting their son Fred, left Sunday for their home in Iowa, go ing via Denver and Kansas City. Loren Sturges and W. D. Ellis of the north side, and R. A. Douglas were among those who left Satur day for Buffalo and other eastern points. Miss Bertha VonGoetz leaves in a day or two for Kansas City where where she will enter a wholesale millinery house for a couple of weeks, and then go to a Kansas town where she will be employed as a milliner. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Grimes and son Lee returned Saturday evening from their trip to Wyoming. Mr. and Mr. W. T. Wilcox remained a few days longer at Livingstone, and will probably reach home the latter part of this week. L GUddJSarb.'jre $2i25per.JDO at .Harrington & Harrington's. Hogs are selling in the local markets tO'tfay at 53.15. Elsewhere in these columns John Bratt offers for sale 1250 head ot cows and heifers. ' September wheal sold in Chi cago yesterday at 971 and Septem ber corn at 37 cents. J. B. Hendr of Denver, the well known contractor, is transact ing business in town to-day. Chas. Richards, the Suther land inn keeper, transacted busi ness in town yesterday. Chas. Simpson spent yesterday at Cottonwood as the guest of Supt. Dow, of the national ceme tery. A stone walk.similar to the one in front of the Keith block, will be put down along the new Bel ton building. Pillsbury and Lexington Flour at Har rington & Tobin's. Miss "Omega McNamara is entertaining a party of friends this afternoon in honor ot Miss Ruth McBride, of Omaha. Prof. ISbright and a friend were seen leaving the city at an early hour this morning, presumably in quest of specimens for the class in ornithology. Julius Pizer, who has been east for over two weeks purchasing the largsst stock of goods ever shipped into North Platte, is expected home in a day or two. Business in North Platte is radjdly improving-. Merchants an ticipate an unusually heavy fall trade and are laying in big stocks of goods. C. O. C. CORSETS,. THE STANDARD OF AMERICA. 9 9 1 9 9 m 9 ( (P 9 shapely FI-EXIBONE MOULDED. f it Xk.ll The Wilcox Dept. Store, NORTH Editor Ellingham was the guest of his sister in Suthlerland Sunday. Conductor Lew Pierce has taken a lay-off and is'spending the time in Denver. The Episcopal Sunday-school is holding a picnic at S'truthers' point to-day. Geo. C. McAllister.of Chappell, has been transacting businss in town for a day or two past. Buggies, road and spring wagon and surreys, A fine assortment at low prices at Jos. Hershey's. Mike Cox, Billy Russell and Frank Montague have been given employment at the round house. It is understood that the gov ernment will soon order a survey of the McPherson military lands. Fred Letts has his new house about ready for occupancy. He will have a neat and pleasant home- The sidewalk on west Sixth street which was burned over two years ago, will be relaid for several blocks. Fifteen engines and fifteen train crews are now employed on the Third district, and all road men are making big time. Baled Ties, the best, at H. & T's. Two gentlemen from Lincoln, one a nephew of M. K. Barnum.who are traveling overland to the Black Hills, were in town Sunday. Fred Thomson brought down a stock train from Sidney yesterday morning in two hours and fifty min utes, actual running time. ' Local receipts of merchandise were unusually heavy yesterday, nearly every merchant in town re ceiving a dray load. For Sale 250 head of two-3Tear-old steers. Inquire of J. R. Bangs, North Platte. Fred Thomson says that he and other farmers in Hickory coun ty, Missouri are selling their crop of peaches at about ten cents a bushel. One or two engines have been brought down from the west and after receiyhig jni nonrepairs will be put on the Second district. The populists held primaries in the three wards Saturday evening and elected delegates to the county convention to beheld Saturday. While in the act of throwing up the tank pipe at Julesburg Satur day night, fireman Jeffrey lost his balance and fell from the tender, striking his breast on the rails, As might be expected, he is laid up for repairs. Willis Hansen had three toes severed from his left foot Friday while repairing a windmill out in the country. He was at work on the tower when a gust of wind caused the wheel to revolve rapidly and in some manner Willis got his foot caught in the gearing. He was brought to town and Drs. Donaldson and McCabe dressed the wounds. Mr. Hansen has been rather unfortunate of late, having just resumed work last week after laying off six weeks on account of a felon on a thumb. "There is bound to be a greater movement ot immigration in Ne braska thisfail than for many years past," said John Francis, general passenger agent of the B. & M., this morning. "There is already a marked increase in the attention that is being turned toward this state. Our last homcseekers' ex cursion went out from here for var ious points in the state so large that the train had to be run in two sections. We haven't had to divide a train of homeseekers.into two sec tions for a number of years past. And the good thing about it is that a great portion ot these homeseek- ,ers are very apt to remain perma nently in Nebraska.' qmana see. Pirst in MODEL, lirst inQTTALITY, Pirst in W0BKMMSHIP AU Combined pLEXIB0NE MODELED CORSET makes it the highest attainable in corset construction, securing thereby Fit, Faney and Faof to every wearer. Every garment guaranteed every fea ture expressed, every idea embodied. A finelv moulded waist ana Dust can De by every lady that chooses a corset giving a long, taper inor waist -with sraceful curves, beauty of carriage, and! mould which result is the creation skilled designer, and due to scientmc relations m ine corset in all its parts. This distinctively modern and 1 1. ,1 nat It? f Tin mncf olorrotlf o ri rl cf Trlicll TTindfl fitting with glove like nicety, flexible and yelding and 55- having a body shape, fits at once and does not require breaking in. It is iinalterablv shaoelv and does not bv cciear assume abnormal shape but always retains its original and beautiful lines. .... POB S-A-XjIE B"Y" PLKTTE, NEBRRSKH, " .We are new location-the Ren nie building where we wili be pleased to have you call. Watcb this space for import ant announcement. North Platte Patent Plourat H & T's A LOVER WHO LOST. fixe Trouble Was That His Kival Trovcil More Knterprisinj;. "JnPt iuv infernal Icefc, " growled ouc of our mcst eligible bachelors as In: threw himself on a ccuch ami looked daggers at his closest male fiicuri, nJ though he were the di?peuscr of fate. "If a fellow wants to get nnnried and fulfill his proper destiny iu lift, fortnuo trips him up and makes a fool of him. Yen know that I've ropped to three or fonr-girls, aud iu every ease I've been jnst too Jate. Yon may pnt it down uow that if I ever marry a woman she will do the proposing and make all t!:( preliminary arrangements. " "Scored another failnre?" "Yes; lost by au eyebrow, as ncv-i Yon recall that divine creature I pciat ed cut to you from the clnbwinuow tl. other day? That little Rnddius and 1 have both been sweet cu her rivals. J suppose yen would say. I called win re she is visitiug caily last ereniig to pr.: my fate to the xvst. While 1 was screw ing my courage up to the sticking po.nt and trying to separate htr from tko other people there she was called by ono of the servants. She came back looking bo rosy and sweet that I pushed mat ters, piloted her to a side veranda ami told her, with all the gndi and seuti mcutalisni of some callow youth, how I loved her, how I could not Hyp without, her. She never looked morp beautiful than when she tcld how Ecrry she wag to canse mc pain, bur; she had jnst ac cepted Mr Rnddins by telephone. It was to talk with him that she had bem called by the servant. I stammered my way to the hat rack and out cf tho house the best I could. The impudent little rascal 1 Ho kuew I was going there, fcr I told him myself, and I went early for the cypress purpose of heading him off No other man would have had the cold uerve to propose by telephone. If any girl wouu? me after this, she knows whero to find mc. "--Detroit Free Press. Not Fnnny. Jawkcr Fogg thinks ho is fuuuy, doesn't he? But there's no use for a fel low to Le persoual in his jokes. Widdlc For instance? Jawker Referring to my lecture the other evening, Fogg wanted to know why it reminded cue of o wheelman inflating his pneumatics. The answer was that it was a case of wind going into the audience's tire. I suppose he thought that was funny, but I'm bless ed if I do. Boston Transcript. A 'cultural Geography. First Western Farmer (at railroad station) You're a farmer, too, eh? Second Western Farmer Yes; been farmin a good many years. Thnt.cn? Glad to meat X' 11SV JU - - , you. Where is your farm located in tho i flood district, the drought section, tho grasshopper region or the cyclone belt; . JSTew York Weekly. iMtit id W i; i)i iff xH W v 0 auainea of the" now in our JfflfflffW llfv John H. Day. 4 USA n 400 Cows with Calves. 650 Dry Cows. 100 two-year-old Heifers. 50 one-year-old Heifers. 50 Bulls. These cattle are well bred Hereford and Short Horn stock, are in pasture norti of North Platte river, four miles '.north of Sutherland station on U. P. Ry. If you want to buy come and see them. Prices and quality will satisfy you- Call on or write, JOHN BKATT, North Platte, Neb, WG1. 0L FOR FINE RIGS at REASONABLE PRICES GO TO Elder 4 Loci's Stable. Northwest Corner Court-house Square. Two aiilliiuis a Year. When people buy, try, and buy again,, it means they're satisfied. The people of the United States aro now buying CascaretR Candy Cathartic at the rato of two million boxes a year and it will bo three million before New Year's. It means merit proved, that Caecnrots are the most delightful bowel regulator for every body tho year round. All drug gists 103,25o., 50c. 'i box, cure guar anteed. Mr, - 6