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NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, FEBRUARY 19, 1909.
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.
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
Hot Kraut and Weinies,
Roast Pork and Gravy,
Rye, Whole, Wheat and White Bread,
Mince, Applo and Pumpkin Pic,
Hot Cream Biscuits,
-- Cold Meats,
Cabbago and Potato' Salads,
Honey and Jelly,
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
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 Largest in Quantity,
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
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
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
Tho Christian church ladies were ac
corded a good attendance at the pio
social held Tuesday evening at Uni
"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.
Spring Sale at The Leader.
Best of Quality, Lowest in Prices in Western Nebraska.
Earl Lambert went to Hastings Wed
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
"Jim" Clinton goes to Omaha next
week to take a courso of instruction in
watch making, and will bo absent sev
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
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.
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
The deceased was of English birth
and had not been long in this section.
So far as known ho has no rclatlvos in
A funeral scrvico conducted by Rov.
Chapman was held Wodnosday evening
and the remains intorrcd in tho city
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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,"
Dialogue "Martha Washington's
Tea," Six girls.
Solo, "Jlnglos," Cecil Godfry.
Chorus, "Medley of National Airs.
Rocitation, "Whoro Honor is Duo,"
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?"
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,"
Solo, "Swoot Rose of Ycjitorday"
Song, "Cook Song," Six boys and
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
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
T. C. Patterson, President.
E. S. DAVIS, Assistnnt Sec'y.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
of North Platte, Nebraska.
UNITED STATES DEPOSITARY.
Guarantee Fund for
(Not considering quick
E. F. Seeberger, C. F. McGrew, J. J. Halligan)
F. L. Mooncy, Arthur McNamara.
THE SO E--Z DUST. PAN FREE
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,
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.
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
"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,
"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,
"105 Sixth St., Tortlnnd. Ore"
flold by lending druggists. Send 10c. In -stamps
far nnmplo to Tho Ilcrplcldo Co.,
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,
Dated North Platte, Nob., Jan. 29,
A. O. Kocken, E. H. Springer, C. II.
Walter, county commissioners.
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,
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