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utfte Motm A. A. . At. TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, FEBRUARY 19, 1909. NO. 8 All Plead Guilty. Tho six romaining fellows who were arrested last Friday afternoon for handling cards and chips, appeared bo foro Judge Bakor Wednesday evening and plead guilty. Thoy were each fined $41.25 caoh. Thus closes tho chapter. Demands a Jury. Henry Kosbau, who was arrested on the chargo of stealing n cake of soap from tho toilet room at the court house, was arraigned beforo Judge Elder Wednesday and demanded a trinl by jury. Tho caso will bo heard tomorrow. Firemen's Ball. Advertising matter for tho twenty second annual ball of tho city firo de partment, which will bo held Easter Monday, April 12th, has been issued. Tho committee having in chargo tho salo'of tickets will soon wait upon our citizens and it is hoped that soveral hundred tickets will bo purchased. Attractions at the Opera House. Tho "Shore Acres" company which wanted a date hero noxt week changed its route and wlll.not bo here. Tho next attraction will bo Florence Roberts in the "Houso of Bondage" on March6th, followed by "A Knight for a Day" and on the 20th Max Flgman will bo here in "The Substitute". Theso are all first class plays and will be produced by big companies. Max Figman will be remembered as the star in "Tho Tenderfoot." Rcbekah Dinner and Supper. Tho second division of tho Rebckuh Kensington will servo a kraut clinner and a hot supper at Odd Fellows' hall Tuesday, February 23d. The menu for the two meals will be as follows: DINNER. Hot Kraut and Weinies, Mnshed Potatoes, Roast Pork and Gravy, Veal Loaf, Pickles, Rye, Whole, Wheat and White Bread, Mince, Applo and Pumpkin Pic, CoiTeo Tea. suiter Hot Cream Biscuits, -- Cold Meats, Cabbago and Potato' Salads, Honey and Jelly, Doughnuts, Cakes, Coffee Toa. For Sale. Belgian stallion, 21 months old, 1400 pounds; blocky order. Pronounced "A Wonder". Must bo soon to be ap preciated. Inquire of or address W. T. Miller, Walnut Farm. Hershey, Neb. 20 PER CENT DISCOUNT Advance Commencing Thursday, Feb. 18, Ending Saturday, March 6. Our Spring- Stock of Dress Goods, Silks, Wash Goods, Dress Goods, Trimmings, Corsets, Hosiery, Belts, Muslin Underwear, Silk, Lawn and Taylor-made Shirt Waists, Petticoats in Silk, Mercerized and Eider Bloom, Dress Skirts in Voils, Panamas, in all sizes and all shades, Laces and Embroideries, Swisses for Curtains, Lace Curtains, Ribbons, Ladies', Misses' and Children's Ribbed Underwear and many other lines to numerous to mention are all in, in the newest of designs for Spring- of 1909. We place all lines mentioned above on sale at 20 Per Cent Discount on Every Dollar. Ladies wishing to select their Easter Gowns will make no mistake by selecting them now while the assortment is complete and save the big discount. SHOE DEPARTMENT Twenty per cent discount on Ladies', Men's and Children's, excepting yueen yuahty bhoes, CLOTHING DEPARTMENT We will give you twenty per cent discount on our Men's Boys' and Children's Clothing. Don't fail to see our Spring Line of Children's Suits hi all styles. They are certainly nice and cheap. Carpets, Art Squares, Linoleum, Mattings, Trunks, Suit Cases, etc., go at Twenty per cent discount on every dollar. All Winter Goods will be sold regardless of cost. Remember this Discount Sale is for Cash only. Come in and see all the new creations, whether you buy or not. Yours for Great Values, The Leader The Largest in Quantity, Society Notes. Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Healy have is sued invitations for a card party at their home Monday evoning in favor of Mrs. Schipfcr. Mrs. Luko Healy and Mrs. John Murray will entertain a number of la dies at a konsington tomorrow after noon at tho former's homo. The final session prior to Lent, of the BOO Club was hold Tuesday evening at tho Strcitz home, with Mrs. Stroitz and Mrs. McDonald as hostesses. Tho eve ning proved a delightful one, tho cold collation being very cnjoyablo. Tho Coterie club was pleasantly en tertained Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. V. Stevens at tho homo of Mrs. Ray Raynor. The prizes wero won by Mrs. Larmer and Mrs. Trexler. At the close cnjoyablo refreshments wero served. The homo of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Haspell was the sceno of a pleasant event Monday evening when they en tertained a number of frionds in honor of tho eighteenth birth anniversary of their daughter Minnio. Mrs. II. M. Grimes was hostess to about twenty-five ladies Wednesday afternoon at a very pleasant kensing ton. A heart matching contest was held in which the guests found their partners for tho delicious two courso lunch which was served at tho closo of tho afternoon. Mrs. J. A. Jones, assisted by Mrs. Weir, Mrs. Field and Mrs. Clabaugh, entertained the members of tho Indian Card Club Wednesday afternoon. Tho fork was won by Mrs. Jas. Hart and tho consolation by Miss Kate Seyferth. During Lent the club will hold a series of konsingtons. Tuesday evening was the regular meeting night of tho city council, but a quorum of councilmcn failed to appear. For Sale Thoroughbred English Set ter pups. Inquiro at Bailey's barbor shop. Tho Christian church ladies were ac corded a good attendance at the pio social held Tuesday evening at Uni tarian hall. "A Royal Slave" was presented to a fair sized andience at the Keith Tues day evening. The general opinion ex pressed was favorable. We will serve cake, cofFeo with cream, and meat sandwiches Saturday from 11 n. m. til' evening. Will also have on salo dainty home made candies. Come in and buy from us, later on wo will servo you with flowers. Our mis sion is to brighton and cheer. Girls of Tife Flower Mission. (Hahler Bldg.) 20 PER Spring Sale at The Leader. I. Pi Best of Quality, Lowest in Prices in Western Nebraska. ABOUT PEOPLE. Earl Lambert went to Hastings Wed nesday night. Miss Lucy Dunn is tho guest of friends in Grand Island. Otto Thoclecko left Tuesday night on n business trip to Omaha. Dr. and Mrs. Voorhccs Lucas havo been visitors in Omaha for n few days. L. W. Walker returned Tuesday from his business trip to Chicago and to points in Ohio. Mrs. E. C. Baker and Miss Antoin ette Landgraf, of Ogdcn, are visiting relatives in town. G. W. Vroman, now operating a pool and billiard hall in a town in Oklahoma, has been homo on a visit for a few days. "Jim" Clinton goes to Omaha next week to take a courso of instruction in watch making, and will bo absent sev eral months. J. F. Ford, of Los Angeles, stopped over in town Tuesday to visit his brother-in-law F. II. Ginn while en route on a trip to Europe. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Goozeo, who havo been spending tho past two months in Los Angeles, aro expected homo next Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Hammer went to Sidney Wednesday night to welcome the arrival of a grandson at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ahrcns. Colonel W. F. Cody has gone to Now York and Washington and will be pres ent at tho inauguration of William Howard Taft on March 4th. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Short, of Omaha, arrived in town Wednesday for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Short. They were accompanied by Mr. Short's mother. J. W. Ream, of Portland, Oregon, vistied his parents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ream and family west of town, while enroute home from a visit in Missouri. Mr. Ream is a conductor on the 0. R. & N. out of Portland. F. E. Bullard and Arthur McNamara will be met at Jacksonville, Florida, to morrow by Supt; of Motive Power Stew art of tho Southern system, who will givo them a tour in his private car. Messrs. Bullard and McNamara will attend tho inaugural ball at Washington. Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Irwin ar rived from Wood Riycr Wednesday evening and will remain over Sunday. Rev. Irwin will occupy tho pulpit at the Presbyterian church Sunday. Thoy leave tho early part of noxt week for a town near Missoula, Montana, whero Rev. Irwin will accept a chargo, and where he has real estate investments. CENT DISCOUNT zer, Prop Dies From Injuries. Henry Mills, who was thrown from a horse pn Dowcy street a week previous, died at tho Pulver hospital Tuesday night from the injuries sustained. Tho condition of tho man becamo critical a few days beforo his death, and an ln clsion mado in h's abdomen revealed the fact that his intestines had been torn lon8o and woro filled with blood and poisonous matter. Tho physicians nt that time saw but littlo hopo of his recovery. The deceased was of English birth and had not been long in this section. So far as known ho has no rclatlvos in this country. A funeral scrvico conducted by Rov. Chapman was held Wodnosday evening and the remains intorrcd in tho city cemetery. Elect Directors. At the meeting of the stockholders of tho Chautauqua association Wednes day evening, which was not largely at tended, tho following board of directors was elected: T. C Patterson, Dr. D. T. Quigloy, J. Q. Wilcox, Wilson Tout, W. T. Wilcox, Wm. Ebright, C. 0. Wcingand, M. K. Nevilles and Joseph Horshoy. Theso directors will meet Saturday evening and olect from their number a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer, and will nt once begin tho preliminary work of se curing a list of attractions for the ten days' session, tho date of which will soon be announced. Declared Hot Insane. A. T. Goyor, of Sutherland, and wife woro in town yesterday and whilo horo Mrs. Goycr had a hearing before tho insane board, wlw pronounced her sane. Mrs. Geyer had been an invalid for several years and sho is in an en feebled condition, but it is hoped that as timo progressca sho will grow stronger. Hor affliction is of n ner vous nature, and Mr. Geyer had just returned with her from Omaha, where he had nn examination made by a spec ialist. Still They Come. Tho meetinnr Wednesday night at the Baptist church was a repetition of tho experiences of past weeks. Fifty-two people, practically all adults, wero pres ent. Twenty-four different ones took public part. All of tho services will occur next Sunday. Rev. C. J. Popo, of Grand Is land, wi'l preach both morning and evening. As there aro two more per sons to bo baptized, it may bo that this ordinance will bo administered again after tho evoning service RAILROAD NOTES. Genl. Manager Park is expected to arrive tomorrow and will probably spend Sunday in town. Chairman Bogue, of tho B. R. T. protective board, rolurned a few days ago from Salt Lako and left Tuesday night for Omaha. A Greek laborer employed in tho yards had his right leg fractured near tho ankle Tuesday while unloading rails, ono of which in falling struck him. Tho work of filling tho Union Pacific icd houses was completed Wednesday evening. There woro on hand forty more cars of ico than needod, and these were shipped east. Down on the Union Pacific lako east of town there is estimated to be from ton to twelve thousand tons of ico ten and twelve inches thick gointr to waste. This is tho second crop of the Benson, and is not needed by tho Union Pacific company. It is said that insuf ficient ico to meet tho demands of city consumption has been housed, yet thoro are no houses to placo this ice now wasting. Six suits for personal damages, ag gregating $180,000, agaiimt the Union Pacific Coal company, for tho death of six of its omployos in the terrible Han na disaster on March 28, 1908, when about seventy-five miners lost their livos, were filed in the district court nt Cheyenne Monday by H. V. S. Groes beck, former chief justice and at ono timo assistant attomoy general of the United States. A report comes from Columbus that three trainmen, two brakemon and a conductor whoso names were not learned, come near being killed thuro a few days ago. They woro sleeping in their caboose when the four motor cars wore rUn up to tho caboose on tho same track. Tho escaping gas of tho motors it appears, entored their apartment and when a caller camo to wako them in the morning all three wero uncon sclous and, it is reported, it took con siderable timo to revive them. Use Rexall ChVtt Juice Cough Syrup. McDonell & Graves. School Entertainment. Program of tho entertainment to bo givon in tho high school auditorium by tho pupils of tho Third and Fourth grades of tho city schools, Friday eve ning, February 19, 1909. Chorus, "Wolcomo Spring." Recitation, "Our Flag," Mario Hoag land. Solo, "I'd Likoto boLlkoGrnndma," Lucille Stamp. Dialogue "Martha Washington's Tea," Six girls. Solo, "Jlnglos," Cecil Godfry. Chorus, "Medley of National Airs. Rocitation, "Whoro Honor is Duo," Goorgina McKay. Song, "Lullaby," Eight girls, Solo, "Tying tho Loaves so thoy Won't oomo Down," Ellzaboth Woir. Trio, "Grand Army on Parade." Chorus, ' 'Boo.-n-tid-do-a-Boom. ' ' Solo, "Goblin Song," Lucillo McFar land. Recitation, "Was Lincoln a King?" Evangeline Gough. Dialogue, Georgo Washington's Drill," Six boys. Song, "A Story," Seven boys. Chorus, "Flag of our Nativo Land." Solo, "Jennie Don't Swing on tho Gate," Catherine 11(11, Recitation, "Washington's Birthday," Florence Wilcox. Solo, "Swoot Rose of Ycjitorday" Pearl Hunter. Song, "Cook Song," Six boys and five girls. Chorus, "Flags of All Lands." Solo, "What a Beautiful World this Would Be," Junia Burgncr. Recitntion, "Why, "Leonard Roach. Song, "Littlo Jnpanoso," Ten girls. Song, "Burlcsquo Band," Twolvo children. Pantomino, Fourtoen girls. Scale Song, Eight children. General admission 15 cents, children below tho High School 10 cents. Wilson Tout, City Supt., E. A. Gar- ichs, Music Supervisor. Teachers: Ella Blako, Mablo Patter son, Grace Moonoy, Winifred DoLanoy, Kate Gilman and Mabel Donohownr.' Mutual Building & Loan Association. This association performs all the functions of a savings bank. Saving accounts can bo opened ntnny timo and monthly deposits mado in amounts from ono dollar up to twenty-fivo dollars. Theso accounts will earn doublo the in terest that any savings bank will pay, and tho investment is much safor. This result is duo to tho fact that all of tho earnings of tho association, less nctual expenses, is roturncd to its stock holders. And all of its depositors aro stockholders and participate in its"arn- ngs to tho extent of their deposits. For further information consult tho undersigned. T. C. Patterson, President. E. S. DAVIS, Assistnnt Sec'y. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK, of North Platte, Nebraska. UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY. Capital -Surplus Fund Stockholders' Liability Guarantee Fund for (Not considering quick DIRlCOTORSi E. F. Seeberger, C. F. McGrew, J. J. Halligan) F. L. Mooncy, Arthur McNamara. THE SO E--Z DUST. PAN FREE SO EZ OUST PAN NEW WAV W. W. ik. OLD WAY Big Land Sale. Susan Conroy and Frank Conroy have sold to J. H. Roborson 530 acres in sec tions 20, 35 and 34, town 14, range 31, for a consideration of $21,200, subject to a mortgago of $1,1000. This tract of land is tho old Murphy ranch at Pallas, A Bargain. Now six room house, two closets, bath, furnace, modorn in every respect. Good location, East 4th St. Price $2, C00 for quick salo, D. E. MORRILL, Sliding along over tho Btnoothly bal lasted roadbed of tho Union Pacific a passonger on the Los Angoles Limited, whoso first trip to tho wcBt it was, was froo to oxprcss his admiration for western railroads and tho sorvico thoy glvo to the traveling public. Reclining in ono of tho easy chairs of tho smok ing compartment of tho bulTot ho de clared: "And this is tho west wo hear so much about! Well, thoro isn't a train like this enst of Chicago!" A plato glass window at one of tho entrances to the Wilcox storo-waa broken Wednesday evoning whilo throo young men were engaged in a friendly scufllo. Tho young men will "mako good" tho price of the glaBS. COMPETENT JUDGES. Itcnnty Doctor Undone Ilerplclde. "Women who mako a business of beau tifying oilier womon como pretty near knowing what will bring about the boat remits. Iloro aro letters from two, con corning Ilerplclde: "I enn recommend Nowbro's "Herpl cldo," ns it ntopped my hair from falling out; and, ns a dressing It hnn no supor lor. "(Signed.) Uortha A. Trulllpgor, "Comploxlon Bpocuillst, "20M Morrison St., Portland, Ore." "After using ono bottlo of "Horplclde my hnlr has stoppod falling out, and my scalp la rmtlroly frco from dandruff. "(Signed,) Grnco Dodgo, "noauty Doctor, "105 Sixth St., Tortlnnd. Ore" flold by lending druggists. Send 10c. In -stamps far nnmplo to Tho Ilcrplcldo Co., Detroit, Mich. Two sizes 50 cents and J1.00. McDonoll & Grnves, Special Agents. Notice to Overseer of Highways. You are hereby notified that ybti must not perform any work, or crubb furthor expenses in your respective road districts unless you havo such monoy in your road district fund.In' such caso cash will bo paid to tho over seer. All monoy from this dato, in your road district fund, must bo expended undor tho supervision of tho roau over seer and paid to tho person working on tho road in cash, by tho overseer. Ov erseer taking receipt therefor. Overseer must pay all persons work ing on tho road niter Fob. 15,09 in cash. All claims held by individuals for work already done must bo filed in tho county clork'B olllce beforo Feb. 15th, 1909. Dated North Platte, Nob., Jan. 29, 1909. A. O. Kocken, E. H. Springer, C. II. Walter, county commissioners. $100,000.00 20,000.00 100,000.00 Depositors $220,000.00 assets and cash resources) Wo will present you abso lutely frco with your noxt or der for ono ton of coal ono of those So E-Z Dust Pans. Something entirely new. No more backaches. Let ub havo your order now, as our aupply of Dust Pans is limited. Wo bundle tho best coal mined, BIRG E.