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Our spring line of- Umbrellas is the finest and
largest we have ever had the pleasure of showing.
DIXON, The Jeweler.
SCHILLER & CO.,
First Door North of
First National Hank
LOCAL AND; PERSONAL
Miss Nora Anderson returned yester
day from Boone, la.
Clarence Owings went to Gothenburg
on business yesterday.
F. P. Hoy, of Garfield, transacted
business in town yesterday.
Attorney J. G. Beeler went to Oga
lclla on business yesterday.
The W. R. C. will hold a ten cent
social at the K. P. hall Saturday aftor
Cash Austin was off duty at the
Dixon jewelry store, yesterday being ill
Mrs. Albert Durbin left Wednesday
for Wellfleet to visit relatives for a
week or more. "
Julius Pizer leaves tomorrow for Chi
cago and New York to purchase late
novelties for the Leader. He will be
absent a couple of weeks.
George Mooney, who was called here
by the illness of his father, returned to
St Louis Wednesday night.
Mr. Williams, representative of the
Busy Izzie Co., spent yesterday in
town with Manager 'Stamp.
A. W. Archer, supervising architect
of tho federal building, left last night
for a week's visit in the east.
Bert Boatmen, of Cheyenne, arrived
Wednesday to take the place in the
Western Union made vacant by the
reignation of E. E. Lienbaugh.
Miss Ruth Winget entertained a
score of her young friends last evening.
Pleasant games were played and dainty
Attorney W. V. Hoagland received a
draft yesterday from the Royal High
landers for $3,000 payable to Mrs. Geo.
Field for the policy held by her late
Miss Effie Durbin who has been at
tending school in Freemont arrived Wed
nesday to visit her brother Albert Dur
bin and will spend a few days in Well
fleet before returning.
The M. B. A. social club held one of
their bi-monthly dances and socials at
the K. P. hall Wednesday evening. A
good time resulted. At midnight re
freshments were served.
A very large and interested audience
greeted Ernest Untermann, the socialist
speaker, at the Lloyd Tuesday evening.
His subject, "Why Things Happen To
Happen" brought out numerous good
points of socialism and showed him to
be a logical speaker.
Misses Bessie Graham and Marie
Salisbury entertained the ladies of the
L. Y. club at tho home of tho former
Wednesday evening at a stag party.
Various forms of amusement were pro
vided for tho guests and at a late hour
a delicious two course lunch was ser
ved. Several flash light pictures were
taken of tho merry makers.
Vivian DeVere, who atone time hob
nobbed with some of North Platte's
swift young men, is now accused of
havintr a corner on husbands and the
court up at Valentino will proceed to
unravel Vivian's tangle. Threo living
and one dead husband attest Vivian's
winsomeness, and all these wero ac
cumulated within" a few years. The
only reason she did not allow a North
Platte man to carry her away was bo
cause she could not find one possessing
sufficient "dough" for her to keep up
her Paris model gait.
LCOK FOB TIE IAME
OR THE 1UTT0I
D IT llltf ATC
Mrs. George Schalz will entertain the
Nevita club on Wednesday, March 13th.
Mr. and Mrs. George Smith have
returned from a short visit in Suther
land. Mr. Arrowsmith, of Ogalalla, visited
Mr. and Mrs. N. F. Clough a few days
Weather forecast: Unsettled wonther
and rising temperature; probably snow
tonight or tomorrow.
0. W. Brandt is expected back today
from St. Joe where he spent the past
week on business.
Mrs. Perry Buchanan pleasantly en
tertained the Twentieth Century Club
on Tuesday afternoon.
W. W. Burr, of the North Platte ag
ricultural sub-station, is one of the
speaker on the Burlington seed corn
special which has been making towns
on the Republican valley line this week.
The Altar Society of St Patrick's
Church held a successful social at home
of Mrs. Ike Stebbins yesterday after
noon. Assisting wero Mesdames E. F.
Seeberger, Joseph Schwaiger and Con
Mrs. Earl Davis delightfully enter
tained the Coterie club on Wednesday
afternoon. A couple of hours were
spent in sewing and social conversation.
At five thirty dainty1 viands were par
taken of and the hostess presented with
a hand painted plate. Mrs. Harry
Gutherless was a guest of the club.
Little Leota Scharmann entertained
thirty small friends yesterday afternoon
at the home of her parents Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew Scharmann. The affair
was given in honor of her eighth birth
day and she received numerous pretty
gifts. Indoor games were played from
four o'clock until six. Dainty refresh
ments including a largo birthday cake
Under the heading of "Twenty-one
Years Ago" published last Friday,
there appeared an item stating that
"for lack of patronage the electric plant
would close down March 1st." Not
noticing the heading under which tho
item appeared, a number of our readers
thought it referred to tho present light
ing plant, and Manager Walker and his
employes nave been called upon a
number of times to explain the matter.
(The local homestead of the Yeomen
lodge celebrated their fifteenth nnni
versary in a very befitting manner at
the I. 0. 0. F. hall Tuesday evening.
During the afternoon thirty-five new
members were taken into tho lodgo and
in the evening a reception'wns held for
the members, their families and friends.
The attendance numbered over two
hundred. A very enjoyable program
of music and readings was rendered,
followed by drills and an address by
Mrs. Piatt of Kansas City. Partners
for lunch were found by matching paper
hands. An elaborate supper was ser
ved after which the young people pres
ent spent an hour in playing games.
Now that tho baseball fever has
taken hold of North Platte and plans
nro being made for the formation of a
Central Nebraska League comprising
such towns as Lexington, Cozad, Goth
enburg, Ogalalla and North Platte, a
few of the local enthusiasts have been
figuring on tho available material with
which to start the season. A fifteen or
twenty game schedule is being drafted
and will bo submitted to tho represen
tatives of tho various townB in tho
next few days. As a nucleus of a
whirlwind amateur team wo havo such
local favorites as Pass, Jones, Rincker,
Gibbs, V. Halligan, Keefe, Martini,
Swope, Baldwin, Joe Schatz Vern
Mann, uvans, oanuan, moy, imion
and Meyers. With this bunch as a i
starter North Platto should easily lead
Fire Department Ball.
The fire department has appointed
Messrs. Tngadcr. Buchannn, McGownn,
Russell, Davis nnd Bowman as a com
mittee to make arrangements for the
twenty-fifth annual ball which will be
held April 8th, the evening following
Easter Sunday. As this is tho silver
nnniversary of this social function the
committee is planning-tho biggest and
best ever givon, nnd it is probable that
tho results will prove that their efforts
Favors New Court House.,
I see by a recent issue of The Tri
bune that the county commissioners
will build a vault for storing the records
of the county treasurer. On the theory
that every little bit helps, this may
prove a make-shift, but why not build
a now court house commensurate with
the needs and wealth of Lincoln county?
I have transacted business in many
counties in Nebraska and in counties in
other states, yet I havo never seen
such an inadequate court house in so
popular and wealthy county as we have
in Lincoln county. No ono will deny
that our records are poorly protected,
that in case of fire the ensuing loss
would bo several times the cost of a
new court house.
Divided among the several thousand
tax payers of the county, the cost to
each ono would be small; and this
is particularly true when you consider
that the railroads, other corporations
nnd non-residents pay at least one-third
of all taxes assessed against Lincoln
As one of tho heavy tax payers in
the county, I certainly would be glad
to pay my proportion of the taxes nec
essary to bo raised for a new court
house, and I believe that all other pro
gressive residents would fall in line. It
seems to me that this new court house
proposition should be taken up by the
people of Lincoln county.
'Busy Izzy" Well Named.
The Denver Post of last Monday
gave the following notice of "Busy
Izzy," which comes to the Keith on
Tuesday of next week:
"Busy Izzy," at the Tnbor this week
is well named.
Not only is everybody in this bit of
"musical foolery" as the program
characterizes the offering kept on tho
move from the time tho curtain goes
up until it drops for the last time, but
every ono in the audience partakes of
the business and hnds it a running
game to keep up with all the things
that are going on.
A combination of burlesque show and
vaudeville stunts is what it sums up.
The hitsof the show are several strik
ing song features, and the "Turkey
Trot" dance by Nick Uasil as Yubl Quick,
the bell hop, and Carrie Webber, as Ro
setta, to the tune of Alexander's Rag
S tizzy Mark, the Hebrew character, as
played by George Sidney, is kept well
and humorously within the lines of re
alism and true humor. Basil the head
dancer of the company, and Dick
Hume, as Whifiington Waff, are win
ning laughs at their very appearance
on the stage, and John J. Mugec, as
Gee Whiz, a country bumpkin, is&de
Izzy's business is largely caused by
the fact that he is engaged in simul
taneously owning and conducting a hotel
and department store. These two estab
lishment are the scene of the many
funny situation with which the show
Two story nine room house with large
closets, sewer and bath, electric lights,
full length storm windows and screens,
large barn, 60 foot lot with the finest
shade trees and lawn in town. Within
one block of school. Also have some
household furniture for sale.
Alex Meston, 704 West First St.
Miss Mary White, daughter of J. R.
White, and Rnymond Cary, two well
known and popular young people of the
Hershey section, wero united in mar
riage at tho Methodist church in Her
shey Wednesday evening, Rev. Johnson
officiating. The wedding is described
as being u pretty one. Mr. and Mrs.
Cary will reside near Hershey.
Miss Edith Hull is enjoying a visit
from her brother Spurgeon and sister
Iris who arrived from Alberta Canada
last evening. The latter resided in this
city two years ago and was employed as
Notice to Stallion Owners'
Tho 1911 Stallion Registration Law
requires ell males, pure bred, cross
bred, grade or jacks to be examined by
a State Inspector.
An Inspector will be in North Platte
at 1 p. m. on Mch 5th, and at tho hotel
in Maxwell at 8 a. m. on Mch 0th, at
tho hotel in Tryon at 8 a. m. on Mch
4th and at Ringgold at 10 a. m. Mch 2d,
for the purposo of inspecting nil stal
lions and jacks that have not been in
spected in the vicinity of respectivo
towns named. Horses should bo
brought to tho nearest point mentioned
above. The inspection will cost $5.00
for each animal and will begin at time
set each day. Copies of the lav may
be had from W. It. Mellor, Secretary
Nebraska Stallion Registration board,
Friday, Saturday and Monday,
MARCH 1st, 2d and 4th.
100 Ladies' Serge Dresses
1912 Models, all sizes,
all shades, at
Master Donald Austin will entertain
a number of his smnll friends at a birth
day party tomorrow.
Mrs. Fred Tobas was called to Grand
Island the last of the week by the ill
ness of her daughter Mis. Guy Bush.
Miss Alta Bonham, of Sutherland,
roturned home yesterday morning after
spending several days with Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. Smith.
Mrs. James Hart left Wednesday
for Rockford, 111., where she was
called by the illness of a relative. Her
stay will be indefinite.
J. H. VanClcave.
My general blacksmithing at 110 W.
jjt., is the largest and most fully
equipped in western Nebraska. I can
handle any work coming under the
head of general blacksmithing, wagon
and carnage worK. i nave as large a
stock of heavy hardware, wagon and
carriage woodBtock as is carried
by any shop in the state. I
have modern machinery, electric power
and can undoubtly serve you quicker
and better than those doing it the old
I would call your attention especially
to disc sharpening. Cold rolling 18
the best, saves all the material, makes
tjipm a little harder and absolutely
keeps the shape. Give us a trial and
if I can't convince you, you get the
job free of cost.
I give great effort and time to horse
shoeing. Have a man employed that
does nothing else and has given years
of study to his special line. Horses
will be treated kindly and all tlie work
Plow work, wagon andcarriago work
done the best. Come and seo me.
Brick Shop. J. H. Van Cleave,
110 West Sixth St.
THE SECOND GRAVED1GGER.
He Saw His Chance and Made a Big
Hit In "Hamlet."
A compnny playing "llnmlet" was
forced to Hud an actor to play the sec
ond grnvedlggor ou account of tho ill
uess of the second comedian ot the
company. Tho only actor available
was a variety performer who nad no
revcrenco for Shakespeare and no re
spect for tho traditions of tho classic
drama. Tho second gravedlgger was
n comedy part, and ho know that ho
could "get away with It."
When the first gravedlgger threw off
the waistcoat, revealing another un
derneath, the audience tittered. The
removal of the second waistcoat
brought u loud laugh, and tho third
produced n roar. The first gravedlgger
was delighted lie had never played
to such an appreciative audience, and
visions of Kood notices In the papers
and a possible inerenM' In nalnry be
gan io loom up before his eyes, As
he threw off the fourth waistcoat he
turned partially around, and tho cause
of tho unusunl lilt was disclosed to
The second gravedlgger. being accus
tomed to build laughs on lines and
business of other nctor.s, saw his op
portunity nnd seized It. As faHt as
tho first Kinvcdlw-'er would throw the
waistcoats on tin ground the variety
comedian would pick them up and put
them on. The new business was much
funnier to tho audience thnn the old.
with which It wns thoroughly fnmlllnr
Not content with having stolon the
laughs from tho regular comedian In
this scone, tho new man went further
When tho first grnvedigger said to him.
"Go, got thee to Ynughan; fetch mo n
stoup of liquor" (to which there la no
reply In tho text), the assistant sexton
"Yuughan told mo to tell you that
you couldn't havo nny more liquor
from him till you paid for tho last you
got." Etnmctt O. King In Bookman.
See our Window Display.
I S G g- -j-i- . . 3o ' id&Zr
T is not always
teas that are best to brew or drink.
The most important point to consider about tea is
its suitability for brewing in the water of a particular
district. Tea that would be good here, and brew
into a splendid beverage, might be a rank failure
We buy our teas to suit the water of this district. You ore there
fore sure of getting tea that is all that tea should be
fragrant, refreshing, and thirst-quenching. A
trialwill make you a constant user.
Liptons 80c per lb., Ridgways Capital Household 60c per lb.,
Ridgways Ceylon &. India 75c per lb., Ridgways Original
Breakfast 75c per lb., Ridgways Her Majesty's
M3k blend $1.00 per lb., White House
English Breakfast 75c per lb.,
Kobe in one-half pound package 30c, Tho Owl in one-half pound
package 25c, Blue Bird in half-pound package 25c, Bulk
Japan 40c per lb., Gun Powder in bulk GOc per lb.
Rush ; Mercantile Company.
A.fR. Adamson's Book
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the most expensive
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