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The ladies' guild will meet Fri day afternoon at the home of Mrs L. 13. Wood. G. 13. Lovcland will return today from Iowa where he lias been pur chasing cattle. XT, G. Klein, of Lincoln, spent several days in town looking after some business in the horse and cattle market. Special sale of Jackets, Capes and Millinery, at Rcnme's. A. II, Davis and II. S. Kidgcly were in Gothenburg yesterday on business connected with the An derson bankruptcy case. Hush & Murray will move into the storeroom formerly occupied by Harrington & Tobin as soon as the necessary .repairs are complct cd. Aunt Jemimas Fancako Flour 10c a package at Wilcox Department Store Mr, and Mrs. W. II. Turpie, jr.. entertained a number of their neighbors at the Home Ranch Fri day evening. The occasion proved to be a very pleasant one for all who were there, The necessary alterations at the Wilcox Department Store made necessary by the addition of a bIioc department arc very nearly com pleted. The new department will be opened for business soon after the first of February. Bowing Machine Neccl'es at Wilcox Department Store. Work has been received of the death of Mrs. Jas. W. Kidgcway, of Curtis, at the McthodiHt hos pital in Omaha, Mr. Ridgeway 1b a former resident of North Platte and his friends here sym pathize with him in his bereave ment, JoBcph Weeks, Capt. W. II. Ham ilton, Wm. Sullivan and M. A. Foster, returned Friday night from Norfolk where they had been at tending the State Volunteer Fire men's convention. It was one of the largest conventions ever held and transacted a large amount of busincs. The clearing Bale at 1 he Fair !b now on. The county commicaioners have decided to take steps to enforce the Btutute concerning fast driving across the county bridges, inspec tion having proven that the joints of the bridges have been loosened and some damage done by the jarring due to rather reckless driv ing over them. The warm weather last week caiiBcd quite a number of grass hopper to hatch out. TImb catiBCB considerable rejoicing among the farmers as those which come to life now will booh come to an untimely end on account of froBt and there will be fewer in the country. Bargain in ranch property. Call " John Bkatt & Co. Saturday Miss 13unice Babbitt disposed of her farm, which lien a few miles west of town, to Ruben Grant the conidcration being $875. Mr. Grant expects to make his home on the farm in about a year and will then devote his time to market gardening, He has had considerable experience in that line of business and will undoubt. edly make a BucceBs of the ven. ture, Sweeping reduction in Jackets, CapcB and Millinery at Rennic'B. The attendance at the Calico Ball given by the Red Men Fri day night was quite yood and the affair will net the society about fifty dolhrs. Quite n number of very pretty calico costumes were in cridcticc. The cake walk was quite 'an attractive feature al though not bo many couples par ticipated in it aa was hoped for. All of those who attended the ball report a very pleasant time. 12 bars good laundry soap 25c. Fancy naval oranges per doss. 25c, at McCuu.our,H & Caktijr's. During 1899 over five hundred carB of hay were shipped out of here. The majority of it was shipped to Denver aiid Cheyenne, thtt large number of grading gangs at work in the west making the de mand for hay in western markets much stronger than in eastern. As there arc also extensive grading operations planning for this year the baymcn in Western Nebraska will still continue to haye a very profitable market for all their sur plus hay. The shipments so far this yVat1 are still very large. i a A ONE PRICE AND PLAIN FIGURES. STAR CLOTHING HOUSE, W. A. VOLLMER, Proprietor. Across the street from old location. Judge Grimes has been spending the past couple of days in Omaha. Mrs. Moran haB purchased the let cast of the livery barn on Front street for two hundred dollars. The ladies' aid society of the Methodist church will meet at the church parlor Thursday afternoon. J. Q. Wilcox will leave tomorrow night for St. Joseph to spend a week purchasing spring and sum mer goods. JatncH M. Kay, Lawyer. Lute Thoclcckc, who had been spending several montliB at home, returned to Omaha this morning to resume hit former position. Mrs. A. F. Strcitz and Mrs. F. Luse are entertaining a number of ladies at an afternoon tea at the home of Mra. Streilz this aftei noon. Mr, and Mrs. Geo. Prosscr en tertained a number of triends at a very delightful party Friday even ing given In honor of their guest, Miss Nellie Hollister, of Nor walk. Members of the gun club, and Home other enthusiasts expect to hold a shoot this afternoon at which all previous scores will be smashed and new records which will aston ish the natives, will be established. Carpet Warp ON SPOOLS. Colored, per pound 19c White, per pound 17c Wilcox Dept. Store. The indications are good for a a large attendance at the baseball dance to be given Wednesday, Jan., 31, a large number of tickets for the occasion having already been sold, The management will spare no pains to make the dance an en joyable one, 13. F. Seeberger tells ub that quite a number of farmers in the valley have agreed to experiment with sugar beets this season, and there will probably be over a hun dred acres planted. Several in town have also contracted to plant live acres each on laud adjoining the city limits. Mr. Seeberger is the local agent for the Grand Is laud factory, and those desiring information concerning contracts should cdnBlilt him, 88 Special Stress Should be Laid OH Our ITtirlniilritarllir GREAT TEN DOLLAR PRODUCTIONS THE SUITS Double-breasted, Satin Faced Serges or Nobby Single-breasted Serges, true blue or black, and heavy weight Black Clay Worsted, Satin Lined Bird's Eye Worsted; Worsted and Cassimeres in grand variety of patterns, pure woolens, stylishly and substantially made $10. THE OVERCOATS. Light, or medium, or heavy weight Coverts, and nobby Herringbone weaves of Beavers, of" Meltons, of Kerseys, all made in The Star's style and sold with The Star's guarantee. Cheaper nnd better ones. See the new lines. Buy new goods at the same price you pay for old stuff. John J. Ilalligan transacted busi ness in Omaha yesterday. In filling a gasoline lamp at the Pacific Hotel yesterday John Crock ett spilled some of the gasoline on the outside of it and when he at tempted to light it in the evening the spilled oil caught fire and burned Iiib right hand quite se verely, County Supt. Thoeleckc was no tified yesterday by the legislative committee of the educational nnnn. elation that an attorney had been engaged to push the high school law case in the supreme court as rapidly as possible in order Mint the constitutionality of the meas ure miglit be settled at once. This iB the case which involves the va lidity of the free county high school law passed by the last legislature. Odds and ends in Men's RIioixj. $4.50 values at $3; $3.50, $3, $2-50 values at $2. Best $1-50 Men and Boys Shoei in town. Star Clothing Housi:. Quite a number of society young people were entertained at a dance at the Turpie ranch Saturday even ing by Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Turpie, jr. The affair was quite informal and the guests all had a thoroughly delightful time. The calls for the dances were decidedly original and furnished considerable amusement to the guests. A very deliciius supper was served at eleven o'clock, the guests leaving for home at mid night. Among those who attended the dance were the Misses Josie Goodman, Adda Kocken, Ruth Pat terson, Minnie Sorrensou, Nellie llartman, Gertie Grady, Irma Cody. Bertha Thoelecke, Jessie Bratt and Thclla Laugford and Mcbstb, Iloag land, Peck, Thornton. Goodman, Hartman, Likert, White, Ilainliue, Scharmann, Dent, Thoelecke, and Yost. BANCH VoiTjlENT. The Ranch of Bernard Beer con. aisting of several sections of land all under fence, good buildings, corrals and several windmills sup plying the pastures with an abun dance of good water, The ranch includes 300 acres of laud under cultivation, about half of it under irrigation, a large amount of pas ture and hay land, Located six miles from North Platte. Will rent nil or part to suit tciiantsr Apply to T. C. Pattukson, Agent Ntirth Platte, Neb. 1 John Herman has returned from a protracted stay at Grand Island. Mr. and Mrs. F. 13. Bullard wil entertain a few friends at cards next Thursday evening. The local union of machinists contemplate giving a dancing par ty on the evening of Feb. 2lst. Mr. and Mra. Thos. Burncy went to wood River Sunday to spend a lew weeks visiting relatives. II. D. Luse was compelled to lav off this morning on account of a badly scalded hand which he re ceived last week. Judge and Mra. B. I. Hinman have issued invitations for a party it which the local lawyers and their ladies will be the guests. For Rent A seven room house Apply to John Ottenstein. The ladies' aid society of the LUtlieran Church will meet at the home of Mrs. J. G. Anderson next Thursday afternoon, A contingent of the local Salva tion army held a series of services last week at the home of James Bakcwell in Logan county. Nathan Post will rro to O'Neill February 1st to take the competi tive examination for admission to the naval academy at Annapolis. The National Aid Association, a fraternal society which admits both sexes, has recently been organized in town with a membership of about forty. The recent spring weather has caused interest in tennis to revive and games are in progress on the High School grounds during all of tnc recreation hours. Cultivated farms to rent under Birdwood canal. See John Bratt & Co. An assignment of parts for-'The Two Orphans," to be given by the Knights of Pythias, will be made at a meeting to be held this even ng. The play will be produced the latter part of next mouth. We sell Dwinel & Wricht's Hich Grade Coffee and Spices. These goods are from the largest coffee roasting establishment in the world and guaranteed to be equal to any goods on the market. Rush & Murray. William Mansfield, of Garfield precinct, was taken sick last week and later became violently insane and destroyed about everything in sight. His reason has returned and he is himself again. Cattle for Sale. We have three carloads of the finest heifers ever brought to Ne braska for Bale. These cattle are of very good grade and we are able to dispose of them at low prices because of the number we pur chased. Loveland & Beer. Special sale on Ladies' Capes and Jackets at The Hub. OUR TABLE SALE ol odds and ends in Ladies' and Girls' Fine Shoes has helped many to just the shoes they liked best, nt prices much below real worth. There are yet 37 pairs of the Ladies' Shoes at $1.95 and nearly all sizes and widths are in the lot. Most of them are black kid, either cloth or leather tops, but a few pairs of Tans yet remain. Goods that nre worth, and sell regu larly, at $2.50 and 83.00. Girls' Shoes at $1.40 for odd pairs from our finest aud best lines; black kid and spring heel, coin toes, hook lace; Uressy, serviceable and worth $2.00. Smaller sizes of same at gi.io, worth $1.60. YELLOW FRONT SHOE STORE GEO. Al. GRAHAM, Mgr. North IMutte, Neb. Our Elegant Line of Furniture 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. 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 COO Jackets and Capes at 4. 00 All 4.00 Jackets and Capes at 2.50 All 15.00 Collarettes at 10.00 All 10.00 and 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 ,., 00 Sweeping Reductions in Millinery, $10.00 and 12 00 Hats at $7,00 7.50 and 8.00 Hats at 500 5.00 and fi.50 Hats at 4,00 .OH 1 1 4.00 Hats at ... 2.00 2.00 and 2.50 Hats at 1.05 2.00 Walking Hats at "... 1.00 1.00 Crushers at 5qc RENNIE'S, I People and Events. I C S. Clinton spent Sunday in Omaha. Percy Thornton departed Sun day morning for Council Bluffs. P. L. Harper, of Wallace, spent yesterday transacting business in town. Miss Mini Mills, who is teach ng near Myrtle, spent Saturday in town, G. C. McAllister, of Chappell, transacted legal business in town yesterday. Frank Sullivan spent Saturday and Sunday in town visiting rela tives and friends. Mrs. P. II. Barnell and children went to Lincoln yesterday morn- ug to visit relatives. Miss Lena Schatz will leave for Omaha tonight to spend several days visiting friends. W. C. Elder spent Saturday in r 1 ... .... -u4.iu wiiere ne instance! tne new officers of the G. A, R. post. MisB Iza Breyer arrived yester day morning and will spend sever al weeks visitincr at her linm here. . . . Mr. and Mrs. Walter Coker, o Mitherland, are spending a few days in town visiting relatives and triends. A number of North Platte people will go to Laramie next month to attend a mission that will be held there by Archdeacon Webber. Mrs. Emma Sailing, who had been visiting relatives here and also assisting in organizing a lodge, returned to her home in Cozad yesterday morning. Miss Laura Murray and the Misses Tina and Annie Ericsson came down from Hershey Satur day morning and spent the day in town doing business. Mrs. S. II. Donehower has re urned from Omaha where she had been spending several weeks with Mr. Donehower who is a member of the B. of L. P. irrievauce com mittee. "Bix," the well known writer 011 the State Journal, and his wife passed through here last week on their way to southern California where they will spend two months. He expressed considerable regret that he was unable to stop off a few days in North Platte, the scene of his first struggles in Nebraska for lame and fortune. -ON- RENNIE'S- Mra. Isaac Dillon spent Saturday visiting friends at Sutherland. Mrs. Wm. Wilkinson and son will leave in a few weeks for a visit with relatives at Abilene. George G. McKay expects to leave in a short time for Chicago to purchase goods for the summer trade. " J. S. Pockler and his family left Friday afternoon for Lodge Pole where he iB stationed at present as operator. George Schatz will go to Omaha Thursday to take part in a shoot ing match which one of the clubs will hold there. Mrs. Elma Crane, who has been off duty for several weeks on ac couut of illness, was able to re sume her position as deputy post master yesterday. Don't risk the littlo odo'b lifo: croup is a darjgorouB disease. Mrs. II. Groetf, Dundeo, Kans., Boys:-"My littlo daugh ter had been troubled with croup bidco sho was three months old; Beggs' Cherry Cough Syrup cured hor." Chil dren like it. Guaranteed. A. F. Streitz. See what Happens! Listen to a child story : Matiy : " DM you oy your prayer. last night?" A MCKI " Ye.." SlAitvi " Well, 1 didn't, nnd I'm not gpliig to ny 'em to-night! Nor to-morrow night! forthe next night! I'm going to top now for live nights nnd If nothing finiv. pen. to me, then I'm net er going to biiv e!n any more." ' This is the way children reason ; and some grown-up people, too 1 They are all right because "noth ing happens I " Now you probably drink coffee. How can we make you realize what you are losing in not trying CHASE & SANBORN'S "Bigb Grade" COFFEE. 3 Nothing happens to you if you. Buou 1 u!c u 1 00 it is nam to get But something happens if you once try a cupl You find the grocer delivers it in an imported, air-tight, parchment-lined bag. You wonder about this. But when you taste the coffee you get a hint. This coffee is only roasted on order; it is then hermetically sealed as it comes from the roaster; it is packed un der the Chase & Sanborn Seal warranted trade-mark, and is guar anteed to be highest quality. Try it just once: SOLD BY Hrtrinfettai St ToMn. :: ;: