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Tbc ladies' guild will hold its regular meeting Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. C. S. Clinton. Special sale of Jackets, Capes and Millinery, at Rennie's. L. C' Newport haB recently had the misfortune to lone screntccn head of cattle by blackleg1. He is wintering his cattle in the southern part of the county. Goods are being sold just as ad-, vcttiscd at The Fair. Mrs. Tim Keliher accidentally upset a pan of hot grease, Eriday night in such a manner that it was thrown up into her face. The re sult is a. very painful burn. The Altar Society of St. Pat rick's church will give a social at the home of Mrs. John Keliher, Wednesday cvening.Jan. 24. Every one is invited to attend and spend a pleasant evening. Oatmeal 3c a pound, Diamond C Soap 9 bars for 25c at McGlonc&Co Milton Doolittlc went to Omaha Sunday night on business connect ed with the bauk trust. From there he will go to. Lincoln to at tend the annual meeting of the state board oi agriculture. Now and fresh groceries at our new store on east Sixth street. Harrington & Tpbin. County attorney Ridgley has filed a suit against the bondsmen of the defunct State Bank of Wall ace for the amount still due the county for funds which were on de posit in the bank at the time it failed. John Avelinc, who has been spending several weeks on the Avdine ranch west of town, left this morning for Milwaukee. Soon after he reaches there he expects to leave for Mexico, with a party of turists to spend six weeks. Sweeping reduction in Jackets, Capes and Millinery at Rennie's. A number of tax foreclosures have been filed in the office of the clerk of the sditrict court. That this method ot procedure has a good effect 1b proven by the fact that the owners of part of the land have already signified their inten tion of paying taxes rather than lose it. 12 bars good laundry Boap 25c. Fancy naval oranges per doz. 25c. at McCulmugh & Carter's. Seventeen couples of young peo ple enjoyed the pleasure of a hop at Fcderhoof's hall Friday evening; Mr. and Mrs. W. R. McKccn jr., Mr. and Mrs. II. J. Roth, and Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Huffman were the chapcroneB. The young men were the hoBts of the affair and they proved themselves able to make their guestB spend a very pleasant evening. Light refreshments were served during the evening. Sowing Maohino NeodJoa at Wilcox Dopartmont Store. The school board held a special meeting Saturday night to consider Bomc-further particulars concerning the bond sale and arrangements were maue to mrn me uonus over to H. S. White, the highest bidder, as Boon ub they were paid for. The matter of appointing a deputy treasurer, who would handle the building fund, was brought before the board by treasurer Shu man um uu uciion was laKcn upon it at that time. I ? o J w BOYS' SUITS I ill S 1111 Thc Boys' Suit Department of our store is one of the most agreeable features of the busiuess. A thorough system, trained and courteous sales people and an unfailing abundance of the BEST GOODS has made it a fa vorite with mothers and guurdians. We are more than glad to be able to testify our appreciation of their friend ship by offering. . . . A large number of Suits of the Best Grades of various sizes for much less than they usually sell for. It is the good selling of the past that is responsible, because it has broken up the lots and we sell what is left for less. Still there are plenty if you comc'in time. "Mother's Choice Suits," $5 value at $4. Beautiful little Fancy Suits from 3 to 8 years, ornamented with utmost taste, $i.3S. $i-5o, $1-75. $2 2-5. $3. 53-50, $4. S4'5o and $5. Plain Suits, ages from 8 to 15 start in at 75c, $1, $1.50, $2, $2.50, $3 and upwards. And don' t hesitate to ask for your money back if you want it. Cape Overcoats, ages 3 to 10 years, as low as $1.75. ONE PRICE AND PLAIN FIGURES. STAR CLOTHING HOUSE, W. A. VOLLMER, Proprietor. Across the street from old location. III' C. L. Case and B. F. Shultz, of Cambridge have been spending several days in town endeavoring to start a lodge of the ,lStar of Jup iter." County supcrintendant Thoe- lcckc expects to start out today on a tourot the schools of the county which she was unable to visit dur ing the fall. G. G McKay has recently added a Very convenient and tasty cash ier's desk to his store fixtures and will soon add a cashier and book keeper to the force. It is also quite probable that he will put in a cash Bystcm in the near future, Frederick Johausou. father of Mtb. C. Stcvie and Mrs. L. Rogge. dted early Sunday morning, He was eighty-seven years old and his death was due to old age. HIb wife survives him, He was born in uermany out tor a number ot years has made his home with his daughter Mrs. Stcvie. The fttner al will be held from the Lutheran church, of which he had been a life long member, this afternoon at half past two. Tim Brcsnahau went to Leaven worth, Kan., this morning to enter the hospital at the soldiers' home. Mike Foster and Sam Grace went to Norfolk this morning to attend the convention of the state volun tecr fireman's association. Joseph Weeks and W. II. Sulli wsnt to Omaha Saturday night to spend a day or two and from there they will go to Norfolk to attend the meeting of the Btate firemen. creat reductions in the prices of Capes and Jackets at The Hub. The Warren Live Stock Com pany, which was recently in corporatcd in Wyoming, is making arrangements to lease lands in tli vicinity ot btuncy tor grazing pur poses for sheep. Alexander Majors, the originat or of the Pony Express and the first man to conduct a complete overland mail service, died uutcago bunuay. Mr. iUaiors was well known to the pioneer Bettlers ot lvincoln county and lunate menu ot Cody. was a 11 Col. W. Daniel Wright, one of the well known citizens ot Logan county ed at his ranch last week. John Baker and his daughters, who have been spending a number of weeks here, left yesterday morn- ng for New York City. M. S. Chappcll Ib in from Gandy buying hogs in the local market. It is quite probable that he will move to North Platte as he ran handle is business much better here than at Gandy. Aunt Jomimtia Fancako Flour lOo ft package at Wilcox Department Store. The following officers of the Loy al Mystic Legion were installed at their regular meeting held last week: P. W. C, P. II. McEvoy; W. C, Mrs. Mary McNamara; W. V. C, Miss. Etta Jeffrey; W. P., C. F. Bock; W. S. and T., D. A. Davis; E., Mrs. Annie Davis; C. P., Mrs. Johanna Keliher; Trustees, C. F. Bock, D. I. Davis and P. II. McEvoy, James M. Ilay, Lawyer, Owing to the amount of interest which ha been awakened, the re vival services at the Methodist church will be continued during the coming week, At the Sunday evening service twenty-three mem bers were admitted on probation and three were admitted by letter. Dr. McGregor preached a very enercretic sermon at that service on tlic evils existing in JMortu Platte at the present time. Special saleon Ladies' Capes and Jackets at m The Hub. A meeting of the board of direct ors of the Y. M. C. A. was held Saturday night to consult with the secretary of the railroad work, G. D. McDill, in regard to the work lere. No definite conclusion was reached but Mr. McDill promised to return in thirty days and spend a week here helping to work up in terest in the association. Unless the present rooms are renovated by the landlord the association will seek new ouartcrs which can be made more attractive than the pre sent ones arc. Although we are somewhat hampered by lack of shelving and counters, we can furnish you anything you wish in the grocery line at our new store on east Sixth street. Harrington & Tobin. Rev. K. Sergund gave an ad dress at the Lutheran church Sun dav night on his work in Africa. He has been engaged in mission ary work in Africa for thirty years His life history sounds almost like a romance, He was born in An tioch of Coptic parents wuobc au cestors had been among the first to embrace Christianity. His work in Africa has brought him into close contact with the Boers and he has a vast tund of practical in formation concerning them. His mission to the United States is to solicit funds for the support of an orphanage which cares for 800 children whose parents were killed by their fellow natives be cause they refused to renounce the Christian faith. He is now en route home, having spent ten months in the United States. Rev. Sergund is exceedingly well versed in languages, being able to preach in ten different tongues. The ad dress which he gave Sunday night was exceedingly interesting. 1 Ant Cf Attini- I itia n-f Cnnti-Hira Catches the eyes of the people, and the quoting of prices makes the sale. Our stock is so complete in every line that the purchaser finds no difficulty in find ing just what he or she wants E. B. WARNER. -ON- Jackets, Capes, Collarettes and Millinery All $15.00 to $20.00 Jackets and Capes at $12.50 All 12.50 Jackets and Capes at 8.50 All 10.00 Jackets and Capes at 7.50 All 7.50 Jackets and Capes at 5.00 All 5.00 and 6.00 Jackets and Capes at 4.00 All 4.00 Jackets and Capes at T 2.50 All 15.00 Collarettes at 10.00 All 10.00 jnd 12.00 Collarettes at 7.50 All 7.50 Collarettes at 5.00 All 5.00 Collarettes at 3.00 All 3.50 Collarettes at 2.00 Sweeping Reductions in Millinery, $10.00 and 12.00 Hats at $7.00 7.50 and 8.00 Hats at 5.00 5.00 and 6.50 Hats at 4.00 .OOand 4.00 Hats at 2.00 2.00 and 2.50 Hats at v 1.25 2.00 Walking Hats at 1.00 1.00 Crushers at 50c RENNIE'S, RENNIE'S. YELLOW FRONT SHOE STORE. Sale of Accumulated Odds and Ends in Ladies' and Girls' FINE SHOES. t About 200 pairs of them, Ladies', Girls' and Children's Shoes, the remnants of lines new and complete not long ago, surplus sizes left from n busy season, all marked at prices very low much below their real worth for quick selling. Alf of them are of that dependable quality that has made this store prominent as a place for satisfactory and economical Shoe buying. AU are arranged on a table for easy selection, $1.05 a Pair for Ladlss' Fine Shoot, Tan and Mack Kid. cloth and leather tops, light, medium and ex tension (welt) Holes, narrow and wide coin toes, " i.rticm ic.iwicr wjn, mimics worm, anu nere tofore sold for. HOO.j3 00amHa.no, itr 4 r in inccii ai mis onus ana uuus Hale , $1.95 05 Cents a Pair for Ladies' Tan and Ox Blood laco Shoos, medium and extension soles; Hhoeit that have sold for an high as four dollars, but iiicsc ore poimeu toes ana tne lew pairs remaining go at this odds and end sale at 95c SI. 10 for Children's Fino Shoes, same quality and style as the shoe described elsewhere for misses', same dependable quality, only sizes -t h r arc smaller, at our odds and ends I . I II sale 91.451 a Ladloi' Kid and JJox uali Laco nalr fnr I.nrt Bnoot, otlly a few pairs of them ana principally large sites, coin toes tipped with leather, splendid attractive at this odds and ends salt) l.O 91.40 for Minos Fine Shoos, our finest ami most dependable Shoes for girls, black kid. medium weight noles, spring heels, coin toes, a A t. tipped with patent leather, real bar- 1 gains at this odds and ends sale 11 v 75 Cents for Child's Flno Button Shoes, grades sold for as high ax tl.SA, colli toes, patent leather tips, sizes 5, 5K. and fl. widths D O and T7 fc D, at our odds and ends sale 1 DC 60 Conts a Fair for Ladios' Oxrords, Tan and lllack, light weight (turn) soles, square toes, small sices only, qualities that have sold for as ttC much as a pair, priced at this odds O WC andendssalc, at , v,v'-' 60 Cents for Child's Shoos, light weight with turn soles, button, square toes, narrow widths, 75cto1.00 grades, and some heavy oil tZ.f grain button, sires land il only, splendid olIC wearing value, at our odds and ends sale People and Events, i 13, C. Clinton and son spent Sun- day in town visiting relatives. P. H. McEvoy spent Sunday in Grand Island visiting friends. Miss Lucy Thornburg, of Calla- away, ia visiting friends in town. Miss lrma Cody has returned from a visit with friends in Oma ha. Win. J. Hendy returned Sunday night from a brief visit iu Om aha. Mr. aud Mrs L. P. Derby were in from Myrtle yesterday transacting business. Jake Miller was in from Garfield Saturday transacting business and visiting friends. Paul Charlton, of Omaha, in in town on buBineHS connected with the Keith estate. Miss Fern Bowen, of Watts, spent Sunday in town as the guest of Miss Mayme Barbee. C. M. Newton went to Omaha Sunday night to spend a few days transacting busiuess. Miss Jennie Gregg came in from "Willard Saturday and will attend school here during the balance of the winter. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Millard and son arrived from Omaha yesterday morning aud will spend several weeks here. Mrs. J. W. Payne aud daughter Grace returned Saturday afternoon from an extended visit with rela tives in Muscatine. Supt. W. L. Park returned from Ogden Saturday morning. Mrs- Park will remain there for a while for the benefit of her health. Dr. McGregor, who has been con ductiiicr a series of services at the Methodist church returned to his home iu Omaha Sunday night. Quinby Tobin, who had been spending his vacation at home, re turned to St. Mary's, Kan., yester day to resume his Btudles at St. Mary's college. Mrs. watkins aud son came over trom Curtis Friday afternoon and alter spending a lew days Here as the guests of Mrs. Henry Breternitz went to Logan county to visit rela tives. James Dorris and family spent Sunday in town as the guestB of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ottman. They were enroute from their home in Julesburg to Pittsburg where they will, visit relatives for sever al weeks. Mrs. D. I. Davis and daughter returned Friday afternoon from Loomis where they had been spend ing several weeks with relatives. Rev. G. A. Beecher will go to Kearney tonight to attend the an nual Convocation to be held there tomorrow and Thursday. Mrs. F,, W. Rincker, Mrs. W. J. Stuart, Mrs C. E. Norton, Mrs. M. H. Douglas, Mrs. P. J. Gilman. and J. S. Hoagland will go down in the morning for the same purpose. W. R. Meyers has returned home after au absence of over a year. The pleasant weather Saturday brought an unusually large number of people to town and the business streets were crowded most of the day. Tne clearing sale at 'Hie Fair is now on. W. W. Grove was the victim of a runaway Friday night. The acci dent occured just as Mr. Grove was about to start for his home north of town. He was driving a team of horses to a lumber wagon. The y became frightened at something and started to run; Before they bad gone very lar the tongue drop ped and was driven into the ground with such force as to stop the wagon very abruptly and throw Mr. Grove out. He sustained a badly cut face and a number of serious v bruises. Everything in the grocery line can bd purchased at our" new store on east Sixth street. Harrington & Tobin. Friday was Mr. and Mrs. Mike Foster's wedding anniversary and in the evening about twenty of their friends appeared at their home aud announced that they had come to help them celebrate. Mr. if and Mrs. Foster were rather sur prised at the invasion but they soon recovered their composure and made the invaders heartily wel come. The early p art of the even ing was very pleasantly spent in playing various games. About eleven o'clock lunch was served and then an informal dance was held until shortly after midnight. Old People Made Young, J. C. Sbormnn, thovetornn oditor of tbo Voruiontvillo (Mioh.) Echo, has dis covered tho romnrkablo boo rot of keop ing old people young. For yours ho bus nvoided Norvousnoss, Sleeplessness, In digestion, Heart troublo, Constipation and Rheumatism, by using Eleotrio Bitters, and ho writes: "It can't bo praised too highly. It gontly stimu lates the kidneys, tonos the stomach, aids digostion, and givos a splondid op petite. It has worked wonders for ny wifo and mo. It's n marvellotiB remedy , for old and young pooplo's complainto." 'Only DUo n Btroiti'B drug stbro. V