NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. APRIL 18, Ittll.
The way it is kept makes all
the fruit sold by this store
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.
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
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
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.
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.
the difference between I
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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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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I Mrs. Eva M. Baldwin, formerly of
this city, has lately gone to Grand View;
Wash., to make aa extended visit with
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
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
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
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
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
A girl baby was born Friday to Mr.
and Mrs. B. F. Nelion ; olso a girl
to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Weaver the
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
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
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
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
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
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."
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
e are exclusive agents at North
Companies in the foregoing lists whose names are printed in rnnitni
It is only by niacins your
assured of getting the best.
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
, 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
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
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
GER. AM., N. Y 9,042,400
INS. CO. of N. A 7,712,334
PHOENIX, CONN 6,055,131
LIV, & LON. & GLOBE 5,155.975
Springfield, F. & M 4,642,281
P ntto fnr nr.h nt m, i.
Insurance with us that you
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