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TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEBM NOVEMBER 14. 19". No. 78 is: TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS Rev. McDatd was called to Gothen burg Sunday afternoon. uj J. E. Sebastian returned yesterday Afternoon from Chapnell. whoro ho .spent a week with his family, Mrs. Julia Todd, of the Horshey schools, spent tho week end with her daughter Mrs. Frank Buchanan. H. M. Russell, instructor In tho Kearney Military Academy accom panied the foot ball squad hero Satur day. Miss Pansy Hill, who has been visit ing relatives in Hantings for two months, is expected to return homo to day. Tho Lutheran Aid Socioty will meot Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Fred "Westenfelt assisted by Mcsdames Henry Weil, Harry York, and F. C. Waltcmath. Senator E. P. Brown, of Lincoln, Mrs. Mary Roscoo, of Fremont and A. M. Hull, of Lincoln, Bpent Sunday in town and loft yesterday morning to attend the farmers institutes, which aro fceing held this week at Paxton, Suth erland, Hershey, Brady and Maxwell tinder the supervision of tho state laoard of regents. 0. M Fieflold has been on the Bick list for a week past Missionary Scott came up from Brady yesterday afternoon after spending u woek there. Mr. and Mrs. Jcsso VnnDyke returned yesterday from a short visit with friends in Maywood. Mrs. Miner Hinman returned homo yesterday from an extended visit in eastern points with relatives. Miss Florence Stamp will leave to day for Omaha to spend two weeks with her aunt Mrs. Fred Woingand. Mrs. Carlton returned to Grand Island Sunday after spending soveral weeks with, her son Earl and daughter Mrs. Joseph Jesoup- Tho B. P. 0. Elks appointed a com mittee last night to arrange for the El kmemorial service, which will bo held tho first Sunday in December. Tho Gleaners held a business moot-, ing tho last of tho week and made ar-1; rangemcnts for a box which they will fill with toys and send to an Indian school. The case of tho stato of Nebraska va Leo Johnson for larcency of hay which belonged to Wickstrom of Hcr shoy camo up boforo tho county judgo yesterday and! Bet for trial on Nov. 24th. Johnson was bound oyer in tho sum of $200. LOCAL AND PERSONAL Clifford Hanks has been engaged to teach the school north of Wallace Mr. and. Mrs. Olaf Johnson, of Brad, visited relatives and friends this wee Mrs. A. Boyerloft yesterday after noon for Ogalalla on business for tho L. 0. T. M. Ro'v. Parker und family arrived hero, from Pueblo and will hold religions street meetings. E. 0. Halvorstedt returned lnstovon Ing from Gothenburg whore he spent a week with his family. Mrs. A. J. Frazicr has as her guest this week Mrs. Eva Fralky, of Gandy, who nrrived hero Saturday. Miss Mary Guilllaumo entertained the Young Ladies kensington club last evening. Refreshments were served. Roy. Allon Chamberlain returned yesterday from western Nebraska, where he held quarterly meetings last week. In honor of "Wm. Kock, of Dos Moines, Iowa, who is grand foreman of tho Yeoman, a rocoption was hold in tho I. 0. O. F. hall last evening. A program of drills, musical selections and talks by tho honored guest and local officers was held. The evening closed with an elegantlunch which was served in the dining room at midnight Mrs. Miko McCulloughnnd two child ren, of Maxwell, nre visiting friends in the city. W. V. Hoagland and J. C. Wilson left last night for Bridgeport to attend the stato irrigation congress. Rev, .T. F. McAbeo pastor of tho Brady Methodist church,, came up yes terday afternoon to spend n few days. (Miss Both Cunningham returned to nor school In Gothenburg yesterday after spending several days with her parents. Mrs. Harry Cramer has recovered sufficiently from nn operation' nt Uio Twinom hospital that she was taken to the homo of her mothor Mrs. Bonner Saturday Mrs. Cal Lowell, of Lincoln, accom panied by hor sons Dillon and Milton, arrived Saturday evening to spend sov oral weeks Willi her mothor Mrs. Miltohbcrgcr. Mesd&mos E. F. Seebcrgor, Chnrlse Austin and Joseph B. Hayes have issued invitations to a kensington on Wednesday afternoon at tho homo of tho former. Books at 50 Cent. Wo have 1200 of tho popular novels at 60 cents each. They include tho works of tho best novelists. RiNCKKii'a Book Store. Gretk Attempts Strickle. Gus Gust, a- Greek, attempted to tako his lifo Friday night, and came within an aco of accomplishing his desire. Ho cut his throat from car to ear. but did not got deep enough to sovor tho wind pipe. Gust was In tpo south part of town when he mode this attempt on his life, and after doing tho act he fell, or laid down, and his groans attracted tho atten tion of Mr. Gray, living near by, who upon search discovered tho Grook, took him to his house and phoned for Dr. Twinom, who found tho follow in a rather precarious condition through tho loss of blood. Not only had ho cut his throat from car to ear, but ho had hacked in a score of places tho lower part of his neck. Dr. Twlnem sowed tho wound and the patient was re moved to Greek headquarters on Front street Gust had boon working in tho west part of tho state and camo here to-look for work. Falling to sccuro employ ment, ho grow despondotit and this led him to commit tho deed. Ho had at tho time, however, $40 stowed away in his stocking. WeatKw Record Irak North Platte was in the grasp of a wintor storm Saturday and SumJy, th tomporaturo on Sunday dropping to four below r.oro. Satunky moraine was ushered In with a strong northwent wind and a light fall of snow, the tem puraturo during the day standing from one to four above aero. Saturday night the wind ceased, and tho follow ing morning there was a drop to four bel ow. This latter tomporaturo was tho lowest over recorded at the local woathor bureau up to that date in November, and only twico has any No-, vember shown as low a tomporaturo on any day during tho month, these ex ceptions occuring during the latter part of that month in 1886. My Mftkfcg InvMfcswat. Tho owner of a bunch of lots in thf, west end fronting on Fifth and Sixth streets hnve authorized us to sell them at tho very low price of $1000, about one half their real value. If you arc interested seo us.qutek be fore somebody olso snaps them up. Buchanan & Patturskw, Te Owaers f Ulc Mssty. Nothing safer nor bettor than a 7 per cent or 8 per cent first mortgage loan based on conservative valuo, backed by responsible parties; soml-annual in terest Seo us if you want a Bafo in vestment Bratt & Goodman. M. E. Smltliwlck loft tills morning: for Excelsior Springs. For Salo 100 head of Shoata ami Hogs. Inquire of Miner Hinman. Tho Mothers Club which was to have met with Mrs. Stuart this week hut boon postponed. i One lot of Men's Wool Underwear 79c Ladies' House Dresses $1.19 Velvet Rugs 9x12 feet Room Size. 36-inch Wool Dress Goods 39c One lot Fancy Silk Ribbons 4 to 6 inches wide 19c Boys Leather Gloves I " 33c , MadewithlGauntlets. One lot Ladies' Tailored Waists 79c One lot Ladies' Dress Skirts $3.48 Heavy weight Canton Flannel Mittens 85c dz Axminister Rugs 9x12 $15.48 One lot Boys' High Cut Shoes $2.29 SPECIAL SALE. . i ,' November 11th to November 26th JpROM November. 11th to 26th we will hold a special sal$ on a large number of items from our Dry Goods, Shoe, v Cloak, Suit, Furnishing and Grocery Departments. LADIES' SUITS: Suits that sold for $ik $10.98 Lot 2 Suits that sold for $20 Lot 3 Suits that sold for $25 Lot 4 Suits that sold for 330, and $35 LADIES' SKIRTS $3.48 15.98 19.98 26.48 Lot 1 Ladies' Skirts 10c Lot 2 Ladies' Skirts k AQ worth up to $8 4a 7(5 Lot 3 Ladies' Skirts fj k Q worth up to $12 lt4U SHOES. fl,oe!.$3.48 2.78 Men's Walk-Over Shoes values $4 to Men's Shoes value $3.50 Men's Shoes O AO value $3 &riO Men's Shoes 1 QO value $2. 50 lUO Ladies' Shoes O AO value $3.50 to $4 . . . . Ladies' Shoes 1 QQ value S2. 50 to S3.. 170 Ladies' Shoes 1 AO value $2 to $2.50. . i"0 We will have out several odd lots of childrens shoes. ml a v 15c 25c GROCERIES. Kerosene Oil per gallon White Laundry Soap IKr full size bars, 7 bars for. . . .0C Standard Tomatoes A per can 7 C Standard Corn 4 C 2 cans 1 OC Quaker Oats 4 Q Jarge size package. ... g Powdered Lye H per can f , Calumet Baking Powder 4 16 oz can ilC Quaker Corn Flakes 2 packages for. Kraut 3 cans for Pink Salmon (1IP 1 lb cans 2 for j&'tjv Baked Beans 4 j 1 lb can 11C Yeast Foam A 3 packages fo ... 1 Swifts Premium Hams 4 l per pound .......! 2i, Swifts Empire Bacon per pound. I it Silver Leaf Lard n No. 3 pails vi C Silver Leaf Lard A No. 5 pails 0VIC Soda Crackers C large box per lb J SPECIAL PRICES in Millinery Department. ,Lot i,. . . Gulden's Coats. Lot 2-- Children 's Coats Lot i Ladies' Coats . . . cloaks.: , 1 ... 2.98 . . . . 378 Ladies': Goats . . . 4.98 These are coats we carried over but they will make cheap gar ments for the price. RUGS. Velvet Rugs j j A JO size 9x12 ft....vp!440 Axminister Rugs C JQ size 9x1 2 ft 1940 Axminister Rugs 1 AO 27x60 inches. .. . I'yO Axminister Rugs i 10 27x54 inches. .. . IntO Men's Furnishings. Mens Fine Socks. . lie Mens Fine Socks. . 19c Mens Wool Shirts 7fJr "and Drawers .... I Mens Shirts Mens Shirts Mens Union Suits 59c 83c ,83c As above lots are sold we will make up others to take their place. i We offer you in this sale an opportunity to save considerable money on your purchases for winter. Wilcox Dept. Store, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. Our Store Closes at 6:30 p. m., except Saturday. Men's Fleece Lined Underwear 39c The good heavy kind One lot Womens' Union Suits 39c Curtain Swiss -82C ycT Assorted kinds. Ladies' Silk Petticoats $2.98 One lot heavy Dress Goods Good patterns, just the thing for service, -worth up to $1.50 per yard. 79c One lot Awninister Rugs $1.48 27x54 inches One lot Men's Walk-Over Shoes $3.48 have sold at $4,4.50 and $5 One-Fifth Off on all Lace Curtains. One lot wide White Laces width up to 6 inches One lot Men's Union Suits 83c BOTWinasiaiiMiiiwMi'ii'M""''1''1 l,l 11,111 'III"IWT1'