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TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. APRIL 18, Ittll. NO 2& ' I The way it is kept makes all the fruit sold by this store elsewhere. Choice Fruits Must be Treated "Choicely" both for our sake and yours.- Apart from exposing- it for sale in an appetising- waywhich is really part of our method of selling we make a point of seeing- that every possible care is taken to keep it as clean and fresh as if our whole reputation depended on that alone. Our choice fruit is consequently well named it is the best you can buy or'eat in this town. Rush Mercantile Co. 8 TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS i Th Episcopal Guild will met with Mrs. F. E. Billiard Thursday afternoon. J. B. EUer and Edith Trout, both of Custer county, were united in marriage Friday by Judge Grant. License to wed was granted by Judge Grant Saturday to Harlen Abbott and Mabel Miller, both of Gandy. The ladies of tRe Episcopal guild will hold an apron sale and cofoteria at the guild house on Thursday, May 4th. John LsMasters has taken the agency for the E. M, F. automobilo and reports the sale of three cars ,to out of town people. Chas.'G. Ryan, of Grand Island, will deliver the address at the Elks dedica tory service. Ho has the reputation of being ono of the best orators in the state. Win. Beatty left last night for Wil cox, Arizona, where he will be present at the spring roundup and select the cows which ho recently bought there. Ho will ship back about the 2'Hh and, get here about the first of May. Brady Vindicator. The debating team which went to Koarnoy Friday to enter a forensic combat with the high school team of that city put up n good fight but came out second best. Tho judges were unanimous in the decision that the Kear ney debaters put up the bettor argu ments. Lincoln county men who in tho future are drawn on a district cQurt jury wil' receive threo dollars per days in stead of two, which has been tho cus tomary fee heretofore Iho measure increasing the pay passed with thoemei" gency clause and bscame effective tho day it was signed by the governor. Thre dollars a day is none too much; in fact it is less than tho time of the avorago juror is worth. Recently Green Reese, a colored man living in Plant precinct, lost a horse, tho animal dying of convulsions with evidence thatit had been poisoned with strychnine. The ntomach of the animal was sent to the chemist at the stato university for analysis, but ho has written tjiat he cannot do the work un less some ono puts up twenty-five dol lars, and no one seems inclined to send in the fee. A city ordinance prevents the deposi ting of enrcasaes of dead animals with in a mile of tho city limits, a state law provides that such cnrcHHsos must he buried, while the federal law prohibits tho polluting of streams with tho bodies of dead animals. The fellows who have been hauling dead horses into tho channel of the South Platte river are therefore up against three authori ties, nnd if prosecuted would find that they had been guilty of offences that would prove very expensive. And right hero Tho Tribune gives tho warn ing that if the practice of depositing dead horses in the river is continued there will be trouble for Hie offenders. Choice the difference between I between you sec rpL jt . . . aim meyere rancn near Dickens was sold last week to Baldrigdge Brothers, of Rushville, III., for?21,000. It is expected that E. F. Seebergcr will bo abla to return home the latter part of tho week, probably Thursday. It. P. Basta is orecting a handsome one bungalow on the lot west of his residence in the Trustee's addition. Albert Muldoon has purchased forty acj-es of the Walsh land which lies west of -the Cody ranch, paying fifty dollars per acre. The county commissioners will meet in Besslon next Tuesday. There isn't much business to bo transacted but one of tho matters to be looked after is as to how the deputy assessors are getting along. The rcmnins of the infant child of Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Hlllikor were brought down from Denver Saturday and interred in tho local cemetery. Death was duo to valvular troublo of tho heart. Those of our citizens who desire to visIMhe Elks homo can do so Friday aftornpon or evening in the a'ternoon from threo to five in the evening from eight to ten. A reception comm ittee will be on hand to greet all visitors. Architect Shaffer has completed the plans for the Carnegie library and they have been sent to Mr. Carnegie's rep resentative for approval. Bids for the construction of tho building will soon be solicited. "A Winning Miss" company arrived today and will present that jingling musi cal comedy at tho Keith tonight. The irrpresaibloMnx Bloom heads the com pany, which is a guarantee that it is a top notcher. Logan county has succeeded in rais ing itu apportionment of tho bonus de manded for tho railroad from Broken Bow to Tryon. Seventy thousand dol lars was obtained by subscriptions and thirty thousand dollars in bonds will be voted. The Elks will have an automobile parade Thursday aftornoon for .the benefit of visiting members who will be given a ride around town. Cars to tho number of thirty or more will assemble at tho Elks home at 1:10 and thenco go to the depot to meet visitors who ar rivo on train No. 11 at 1:47. Cardinal Gibbons, the Catholic pre late, of Baltimore, is ono of tho heirs to land in Lincoln cunty. Twenty or more years ago 320 acres lying west of the Cody ranch, wbh sold to a man nam"d Walsh, living at Aurora, Neb. Wnlsh was somowhat of n recluse and miser, saving every cont ho could eb tain and investing It in land. He died several years ago leaving property valued at two hundred thousand dollars Nothing was known of his relatives, and the property was about to revert to the state, when attorney Howard Baldridge, of .Omaha, interested him self !n the matter, went to Ireland and secured alist of tho heirs, one of whom Is Cardinal Gibbons. Buchanan & Pat terson have been given power of at torney to look after the InterestB of the heirs In this county. an inn k-inn , i x i i m i I Mrs. Eva M. Baldwin, formerly of this city, has lately gone to Grand View; Wash., to make aa extended visit with her niece. C. A. Liston, of Wallace," was tn town yesterday and purchased an isolated tract of government land at tho U. S. land office. Mrs, W. L. Bright, of Hollywood, Cal., remembered North Platte friends on Easter by sending ttam clusters of fragrant orange blossoms. About twenty members of tho local Knights of Columbus council will go to Sterling Saturday night to nttend tho iaititution of a lodgo at that place. A train load of knights from Denver will attend. v Fifty years ago today Ft. Sumpter was fired upon and for four years fol lowing something was doing all tho time. What followed was costly in lives and monoy, but it has resulted in making this a greater country. A T Snniar rmiirltt nf thin nltu la I now head of the Sentcr Pie Co., of Den ver, a concern that bakes and delivers from 8,000 to 4,000 pies each day. Tho business has grown to where it is now a money maker. County Treasurer Langford reports brisk busines in his ofllec this week, by reason of tho payment of real estate taxes which become delinquent May 1st and thereafter draw ten per cent inter est. Miss Evelyn Freeman, late of this city, will bo married to Guy Clifford Thompson at St. Paul's Episcopal church In Pomona, Cal., Wednesday, April 26th. This information comes through cards received by the young lady's friends In this city. Advertising in The Tribune brings re sults. S. S. Reynolds of Brady adver tised for a man and wlfo to work on farm. Yesterday in a letter he said: "I received several inquiries and have secured the services of E. E. Elmwood, of North Platte, For Sale Settings of thorouebred Barred Plymouth Rock Chickens. Fiftv cents a setting or $3.00 per 100. Albert tiaspel, iCoutc .No. I, JNorth flatte. Easter Day was bright, sunshiny and cheerful and the attendance at tho church services was very large. Music at several of tho churches was a lead ing feature of the service. The Presby terian choir gave a splendid program at four in the afternoon, consisting of choruses, quartetts, trios, duetts and solos, the attendance filling the seating capacity of the church. The Episcopal choir rendered a fine program at the morning service, and in tho evening rendered "Tho Resurrection" in nn able manner to a large audience. At the Lutheran church special music was rendered by the choir, uugmentcd by an orchestra, and at the Methodist church a wall rendered cantatu was given in the evening. At the other churches the musical programs had been specially prepared, and well pleased the congregations. Max Bloom in a "A Winning Miss" at the Keith thii Evening, April 18th. Personal Paragraphs, f Miss Fernjriffin, of Denver, will arrive to morrow for a visit with friends. Mlsa Graco Payne will entertain a numbur of young ladies and gentlemen this ovenlng. R. F. Stuart. th nlumhnr. haa hnun .transacting business in Omaha for sov oral days past. Mr. and Mrs. Robert McMurray, of Brady, spent Sunday with their daugh tor, Mrs. Asa Snyder. Carl Shaffer spent a day or two in Lexington this week planning the re modeling of a building. Mrs. J. R. Elliott, of Council Bluffs, Is visiting frionds in town this week. having urrived Saturday. Gcorgo Rendlc, who has been making Gibbon his headquarters for a month, is in town visiting friends. Misses Elizabeth Bonner and sister havo been the guests of fricndB at St. Paul for several days past. Attorneys J. J. Hollignn and W. V. tlongland go to Lincoln tomorrow to nrguo cases in tho supremo court. Miss Harriot Radcliff, of Sidney, left for her home Saturday night after a week's visit with friends In town. Miss Thea Hansen, of Kearney, spent Easter with homo folks aa did also Miss Beth Cunningham of Gothen burg. A girl baby was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Nelion ; olso a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Weaver the same day. W. II. Turpio has been at Hot Springs, Ark., for u week or so taking treatment. Ono of tho Bseack hoys is also there. ' Miss Eva Park, of Chicago, has been spending several days in town, having been called hero by tho death of her aunt, Mrs. P. W. Sitton. Henry Schricber returned Saturday from Hot Springs, Ark., whore he took a week's treatment for rheumatism, whlchJproved very beneficial to hlra. Mrs. Maegie Hall leaves this week for u month's stay in Denver. She will then return hero and later leave for Oregon whore bIio expecti to re main for u couple of years. You have never found the best in socks until you buy Intorwqven at Wilcox Department Store. WHAT ABOUT THAT TORNADO You arc undoubtedly carrying fire insurance ou all of your property, and it is vcrv imnnrtant lhar vnu hnnM but did you ever stop to think that it is just as important, if not more so, to have your property protected from windstorm; 1 he spring of the year is I the season for tornadoes. Phono Red 46 to call, and we will give you the cost for protection from this most uncertain hazard. TEMPLE REAL ESTATE & INS. AGY But? There are no "Buts" or "Ifs in the Royal Tailor system. You do not have to accept a Tailor Suit or pay for it if it is not absolutely satisfactory, Vhe guarantee comes in writing- attached to the finished garment. And more there are no delays in the Royal Tailor system. When there are, we pay for them at the rate of $ i a day. Absolutely All-Pure Wool the best in tailored-to-order clothes at $20, $25, $30 and $35. WILCOX DEPARTMENT STORE, authorized North Platte dealers for THE ROYAL TAILORS. I Shop and Road News. About five hundred cars are passing through the local yards daily. Last full there was double this number, and ' at this time last year the number was ono third greater. Chas. Oleson, for nine years In charge of tho pumping plant at Lexington, has been appblnted superintendent of tho Union Pacific pumping stations between Grand Ibland and North Platte, W. W. Keen, a former passenger con ductor between Omaha and this city but of Into yeara Union Pacific station master at Omaha, has been presented with a gold medal for having tho best kept station of the 850 atations on the lino of the Union Pacific. Tho switching crew which has been working from one o'clock in tho after noon to ono at night was pulled off yes terday on account of slack business. Thia ,eavM but two crowa ,n Borv,co ,n ine araB George L. Smith haa been appointed assistant superintendent at this term innl and has assumed tho dut'os of trainmastor vice M. F. White, resigned. Mr. Smith has recently been stationed at Cheyenne with similar duties. Wo are glad to haVe him return to North Platte, where hospont nearly all his life. Thu Union Puclfle has finished Its conference with locomotive firemen nnd tho next conference will be with the engineers and later tho conductors. The firemen's conference has lasted over two months but It is expected that the engineers and the conductors will finish In much less tmcL tho study of the now scale with the firemen hav ing paved the way for much easier adjudication of difference. It is Bald while the firemen havo been in confer ence the cngincoro hnvebeen mooting in Omaha and they now havo thoir side of the controvery so well In hand that but few meetings will be necessary to make plain thoir position. Why not get the Best? The 1911 "Standard Firo Insurance Tables" quotes companies (American and U.S. order as respects their Cash Assets and Surplus to Policy-holdersthe most apparent and easily available evidence of what's "behind the policy." Cash Assets. 1 THE HOME ?80,178,014 2 Hartford 2.1,303,035 3 CONTINENTAL 21.198.038 1 AETNA 21.023,545 5 GERMAN AM., N. Y. i7, 170, 112 0 INS. CO. of N. A 10,04i265 7 Fldelity-Phenlx 13,790,298 8 LIV. & LON. & GLOBE 13,745,409 9 Royal 11.C3-1.CC5 10 National. Conn 10.792.29.T 1IT . e are exclusive agents at North Companies in the foregoing lists whose names are printed in rnnitni letters. It is only by niacins your Fire assured of getting the best. BUCHANAN & Tho Sidney Telegraph says the ad vanco guard of, tho contractors who have the grading for the double track east nnd west of that town ore locating tholrcampa and will begin work thia week, , Section foremen on tho Union Pncific wero ordered last weok to reduce their force one-half, this reduction to continue until May 1st. Tho company Is probably shortof funds, hence the fifteen day retrenchment. Contrary to Btreet rumors, Division Foremnn Beery says he has received no ordera to reduce tho shop force. He haa however, been notified to cut down the expenses, but this will bo met by shorter houra per weok rather than by reducing the force. Maxwell Tclepost Items. Charles Empie was awarded the auto in the Fnrm Magazine contest which was put on by that company. The fourth highest man, a Minnesota person, haa contested, and the matter Is yet hang ing fire. The first of the week Wm. Gregg, traded his entlro stock of farm Implo. ' ments, wagons, buggies, otc, approxi mately six car loads, togothor with hia roal estate ut this place, to A. E. Rominc, from near Cozad. C. W. Horno, of this place, who has been agent and operator of the Union Pacific railroad for thlrly-olx yean anil four months, has been put on the re tired list, upon his own application, and granted a pension, effective Jan. 1, 1911. It cnrrlcs with It transportation for hlmsolf and his family, over the U. P. system, and hospital medical service. Ono of the recent purchasers of a Chalmers enr In Now York ia Reginald Vanderbilt. Ho has selected a 1911 Chal mers Roadster for hlo personal iiHe. Mr. Vanderbilt haa owned Chalmers cars slnco thoy wore first on tho market. Goo. W. Vanderbilt also uses ChalmorB cars on his famous Blltmoro estate. Wanted A housekeeper by a wldowor with a family; on n farm. Give refer ences. Address Tribune office. the leading ten Branch of Foreign) in tho followhd Surplus t Policy Holders. THE HOME $16,829,013 CONTINENTAL 15,063,001 AETNA 12,369,016 GER. AM., N. Y 9,042,400 Hartford 8,923,967 INS. CO. of N. A 7,712,334 Fldelity-Phenlx 5,734,087 PHOENIX, CONN 6,055,131 LIV, & LON. & GLOBE 5,155.975 Springfield, F. & M 4,642,281 1 2 3 4 5 G 7 8 9 10 P ntto fnr nr.h nt m, i. Insurance with us that you are PATTERSON.