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E. J. Newton, formerly of this city, is clerking' in Hansen's drug store at Kearney. Davis is selling the famous Hcr rlck Refrigerators at cost. D. W. Baker says the hoppers have destroyed the second crop of alfalfa on his farm west of town. For Sale Seventy-five head of stock hogs. D. 13. MorriMi. G. A. Hcsb has had his pension increased to six dollars per month, and the raise was well deserved. For Sai.e One big mule team well broke, and one big bay mare 4 years old. Wm. Schuett, five miles northeast of town. Will Daly, of Tryon, spent yes terday in town. He has sold his newspaper to Geo. A. Dolph and will look up a new location. Thc'teams captained by McKccn and Roth will play a game ot ball at Athletic park tomorrow after noon. It will be a warm article of ball. For Sale My farm, four miles west of city; will be sold in 80 acre tracts or as a whole. Sec mc for particulars. D. A. Baker. H. h. WalBh has een offered a position as editorial writer on the Ottumwa, (la.) Democrat, but has not yet decided whether he will accept. Judge Hinman tells us that he finds the ground in his alfalfa field covered with dead grasshoppers. He thinks they were killed By some parasite. Redwood Stock Tanks for sale. Best on earth. Sizes 6 to 16 feet. C. F. Iddinos. 13. F. Secbcrccr was down from Ilershcy Wednesday. His shoulder blade, which was fractured a week ago. is causing him considerable inconvenience. Ginn & Wciugand will assume charge of the Belton furniture Btore next Monday. A carload or more of new goods will be received to morrow. A republican league club will be organized in the city next week. Several clubs will also be organized iu the more populous country precincts. MIsb Nellie Sullivan, who is a guest at the residence of James Hart, offers her services as teacher of piano, mandolin and harmony to the public. Mrs. Katie Brown received a draft for two thousand dollars yes terday covering the policy held in the A. O. U. W. by her late Iiub- band, Wm. Brown. A carload of furniture for the new firm of S. K. Ross & Son was re- ccccived yesterday and will Je Btorcd until the building, now being altered, is completed. An Invitation has been extended to the Cheyenne, Kearney and Grand Island ball clubs to play here during the continuance of the street fair. The three teams will accept, Refrigerators at cost at Davis', The executive committee of the street fair will hold a meeting at the Commercial Club rooms this evening. It is important that every member of the committee be present. Ttidge Grimes, Reporter Cary and Attorneys Wilcox and Halligan returned yesterday morning from their two weeks outing in north eastern Wyoming. Tney una a very pleasant trip and succeeded in catching quite a number of trout. Wanted 2,000 tons baled hay. MoOullough & Garter, Several North Platte people are planning to attend the state assembly of the Kpworth League which will be held at Lincoln next month. The program for the asBcmoiy includes addresses by a number of the most prominent divines in the country. The Boys' Club entertained the Girls' Club at the Episcopal guild house Tuesday evening tti a mauner that rcllected very credit ably! to the former. About fifty young people were present and en joyed the program rendered as well ns the ice cream ana cave served. Bran OOo. a hundred at Wilcox Do- putmant itore, Arch Howard is celebrating his thirtv-first birth anniversary today. He was born July 27th, 1869, iu the building on Front street now occu pied by David Jones. Few citizens have lived in North Platte for so many years as has Arch, and he has witnessed many changes in tue town and country. MEN'S TROUSERS Can now be had ready to wear just when you want them without creating any doubt in your mind as to the advisibility or forsaking your tailor, as in suits the science of trousermaking has progressed to that degree that r r- io ran a button orr IOO rOH A nlr, If iriTINC nilTCHr TROUSERS. iTMYHOLOTHtltOCHSTHCYllHOtOVOU I 90 Men out of 100 can be fitted as well with a pair of Dutchess Trousers from our stock As the merchant tailor could make for twice the mon ey. Come in and. try it. It won't take a minute to slip a pair on and to slip them off again. If you do buy a pair and arc displeased, the next day you can bring them back and get your money. . . Fancy Cheviots and Cassimcre Trousers, ''All Wool, $2.00 to $4.50, Fancy Worsted Trousers, $2.50 to $5.00, Cotton and Wool, mixed kinds, 50c. to $1.75, Remember the Odd and End kinds 50c. to $1.00 a pair cheaper. "A reliable remedy for short ness of cash." Ofje fHce aijd JPlaitj Fixtures. STAR CLOTHING HOUSE. W. A. VOLLMER, Proprietor. Opposite old location. To make room for stoves Davis is selling Refrigerators at cost. The summer school, which has been one of the? most successful held in the city, will close next week. Nearly all the students will' remain in town and attend the teachers' institute which begins AuguBt Cth. The campmeeting of the North Platte district of the Methodist church will be held at Curtis, be ginning next week. Several North Platte people arc planning to attend. The case of the Sibley Land & Cattle Co. against Gub .Uamer, which involves the lease of school land in the south part of the county, has been appealed to the supreme court, and briefs are now being printed. The Degree of Honor will hold a social at the Knights ot Pythias hall nn Monday evening of next week. An excellent musical program will be rendered. Ice cream and cake will be served at ten cents a plate. The public is cordially invited. Tony Boyer. who is one of the cooks at the Vienna Restaurant, burned his arm very severely yes terday forenoon. A train of Utah horses belonging to Hubartt & Thomas were un loaded at Sutherland Wednesday and will be pastured there for several weeks. The county general fund has been exhausted and a number, of claims against the county cannot be paid until next year unless transfers from other funds to the general fund can be made. Corn iu several precincts in the south part of the county is said to be in pretty bad shape owing to the dry weather. That section has had Icsb rain than the central and northern parts of the county. Messrs. Barnard and Chester in spectors for the American Water works and Guarantee Co., of Pitts burg, Pa., examined the plant in this city this week. They report everything in a highly satisfactory condition under the caretul manage ment of Supt. Cunningham. Yellow Front Shoe Store, Geo. M. Graham, Mgr., Three Doors South of P. O. North Platto.Nob. Women's Tan Shoes Selling AT THESE REDUCED PRICES. All Kid Tan Lace Shoes medium sole weight, popular toe shape, kid tipped, neat trimmings ex- (1 cellent value at $2.50 selling now at 4) Silk Vesting Top Tan Lace Shoes two styles, of them line dress shoes easy fitting and dur- (t able now )I.QO All Kid Tan Lace Shoes light weight soles attractively styled all through solne sizes sold m out $3.00 shoes now at $ I ()0 Plain French Cloth Top Tun Lace Shoeshand turn soles military heels shoes that embrace rt all the newest ideas now at vJ)2.Q0 Mannish style Tan Shoes welt soles full toe shape broad heels street shoes ol style, com- tf fort, service here now at J)2.Q0 Several other styles in welt and turn soles Clotli and Kid top Tan Shoes all line grades fl properly styled and constructed your chice for iJ)2.Q0 People and Events. I A half dozen local business men arc planninga week's outing on the Medicine. The Misses Yost returned Tues day night from an extended visit in the west. II. M. Weber, of Ogalalla, spent yesterday in town transacting busi ness and visiting friends, Max Kirschbaum left this week for the cast to purchase his tail and winter stock of goods. Jno. W. Lomastcrs expects to eave next week for an outing in Colorado with the McChcsney boys. O. K. Peck is home from a week's wandering in Wyoming, part of the time being devoted to trout fishing. W. A. Gregg, who was in from Willard yesterday, says corn in that section is iu exceptionally fine condition. Mrs. Geo. A. Austin, of Cheyenne, is visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Syl Friend, having arrived Wednesday night. Fred George, Win. Beatty and 15d. Murnhv were up irom Bradv estcrday. Mr. George made final proof on hisjwo claims and the other two gentlemen were his witnesses. Dr. Ferrar and daughter, of Grand Island, were passengers on No. 101 last evening enroute to Hershey where they will tpeud a few days as the guests of 15. F Scebcrger. Sues Tho County. Dorsey Leypoldt, assessor of Nichols precinct, has brought suit against the county to recover one hundred and twenty dollars which c alleges is due him for services :is assessor. The plaintiff filed a ill ior one hundred and twenty ollara, but the commissioners cut the bill to seventy-five dollars and ordered a warrant drawn for that amount. Leypoldt refused to accept the warrant and sues to re cover the full amount of his bill. Last year Henry Fulk, assessor for the same precinct, filed a bill for $128.90, which the com missioners cut to $90.00. Bitten by a Rattler. Frank Dubois, who has been working with the fence gang, three miles east of town, was bitten by a rattlesnake Wednesday evening. He saw the snake and attempted to kill it with a hatchet, but the blow fell short and only cut a few inches oil its tail. Quick as a Hash the reptile sank its fangs into Dubois ankle. He was placed on a hand car, brought to town and in thirty- five minutes after the occurrence Dr. Lucas was applying antidotes. Dubois was sent to the home of his sister iu Lexington on No. 4 Wednesday night and when leaving he was in good condition. Notico to Poaco Officors. Whereas it has been reported that several parties have been guilty of hunting and killing young prairie chickens out of season, towit: between the 1st day of Jan uary and the first day of September of each year, and as the law pro vides 0 severe penalty for such violation. 1 hereby notify all Constables, Police otlicers, and Justices of the Peace, that it is their duty to re port at once to the County Attor ney all parties guilty of hunting prairie chickens. lOvery person wlto iiilorms on chicken hunters will be paid oue- liait the tine, in each case which is $5 for each bird killed. lDvcry officer who fails to report, is liable to a fine, of not less than S25. I have received notice from Gov. Poynter to see that the game laws are enforced, and will do so, Tim T. Kkmiikr. Sheriff. I have a customer for one or two sections of hay laud, Outlet to hillfc desirable. J. 10. Evans. Wall Paper. We arc showing an exceptionally fine line of Wall Paper of the newest designs. If you you contemplate papering your house, call and see our stock. We can suit you in both style and price. E, B. WARNER. r 1 Lawn Social, The Girls' Club of the Episcopal church gave a lawn social at the Oilman residence Wednesday even ing, the guests being the members of the Boys' Club of the same church. The affair was given in favor of and to introduce Miss Reddy, of Gibbon, who is visiting in town. The lawn was decorated with Chinese lanterns, and various games were introduced for the amusement of the young folks, ol whom there were nearly fifty. Later in the evening ice cream and cake were served. Round and Half Kound Stock Tanks, all sizes, for salo by Jos. Hershey. 7 SUMMER OUTINGS AS T1IK PRINCIPAL WESTERN RESORTS Arc llcHt Ituaclicrt Via The UNION PACIFIC That Line Has Made tho Following Special Excursion Bates: North Watte to Uunver ami return, III -W to Colo, Spring ami return, 13 95 " to I'nelilo and return, 15 SO toORdcn and return, to Salt Lake and return. Fruit .... Preserving Time Calls for a high class of kettles, fruit jars jelly tumblers and the like, and vou will take pleas ure m the completeness of our stock. Fore warned is forearmed and you'd better look over your utensils in good time, make up a list of what you need and see us. 1 Wilcox: Departments $bm, NOTICE. All persons arc hereby warned against trespassing on my farm and hay land southwest of the city limits. Cuas. McDonald. HERE WE ARE AGAIN, m Cash 2 Tho North Sldo Grocory. Everything m thnt gooa to mnko up n Jj first chiBB monl, enn bo foiled in this store fi Also tho neatest Btoro in J at Wostorn Nobrnskn, ix JtchIi liuttcr k and BiXixs jj constantly on hnnd. Call nnd 1 oivo us n trinl nnd bo convinced m n thnt wo nro tho CHEAPEST plnco 1 to buy in North Plntto. J J) Tolcphono 103 W stay. We are here to I U. G. SAWYER. J. F. FILL.I0N, Plumber, Tinworker General Repairer. Special attention given to WHEELS TO BENT Land Seekers or Users I have 400,000 Acres of Pas ture Lands for Sale or Lease, nt pricos ranging from 00 cents to 2 por ncro. Ranches, fnrni, hny, nnd irrigntod Urnls, nnd othor olnssos oi Ronl Estnto. Lund sold on tho 10 your U. P. R. R. tlmo plan, ono-tonth down, bnlnnco in yonrly payments. Call on I- -A.. POET, U. P. R. It. Lnnd Agont Ottonstein Building, NORTH PLATTE, NEB. CARRIAGE TALK strikes everybody on the road. Our vehicles arc perfection in "every detail. We add lightness to strength, beauty to these, and short prices to all the other quali ties. It isn't worth while to stick to an old timer when you can get one of our superb new ones at a low price. It's going on wheels that keeps business brisk and moving. .JOS. HERSHEY. 1 -liliSilPs North Platte Pharmacy. Drugs and Druggists' Sundries, i fy We aim to handle the best grades of goods jfft- Sell everything at reasonable prices, nnd -f warrant all goods to be just as represented. All Proscriptions Cnrofully 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 flank. sr as 'XI M In offoct July 7, 8, 0, 10 nnd 10, ml Aug, a. Final Itoturu Limit October 31, 1000. JAMES II SCANI.AN. Agent. THE BEST Five Cent Cigar A.rJ? SOHMALZRIBD'S.