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Any man on earth caa bo a poet If bo Mica," Bald a speaker nt a bankers' banquet, 'and thero never was a bet ter ovldcnco than when tho provost of Dundee died. It seems that tho provost had been n flno man. Ola four deputies mourned lilni greatly, and after tho funeral they nil got together and docidod ttot they should writo him on epitaph. , "It was a hard matter to docido Just how four men could write an epitaph, but It was Anally settled by tho agree ment that tho Inscription should bo a versa of four lines, each man to write a lino. And bo thoy started. The first man wroto his line. Tho second man scratched his head and then added his lino to tlto first The third man thought lung, but finally got hls.lnsplratlon and pat down Ids line. Then the fourth, after much deliberation, made tho llnal rttno, and tho epitaph ran something Mm this: " Tloi-o Ilea tho provost of Dundee, ncro lko him, here lies he, Hallelujah, hallelujco, A-JJ-C-D-E-F-ai " Chicago Tribune. 8peHlrfl Shakespeare's Name, E. II. Sotiiern in an urticlo In n mag azine on tho Bacon-Shakespeare con troversy glvca tho Baconians n sound drubbing. Because Shakespeare spell ed his name In various ways the Ba conians bnvo been pleased to refer to him as n "barbarian." Hero is what Mr. Bothero soys on tho subject of the spelling of tho natno: "This 19 ono assertion that is not de ntal. It to also true that Sir "Walter Kalclgh, admittedly ono of the most cultured men of tho time, spelled his ntano Tlanlcy,' 'Itaulelgh,' 'Italegho' and Ttalesh.' Sir Thlllp Sidney fre quently rignod himself 'Sydney,' whllo Spenser often wroto 'Spencer.' Tako any of fihalreflpearc's contemporaries, and vo And the samo tiling. Marlowe's rmmo occtrra in ten different spellings, Thrncfiinortrjn'H In sixteen, Qascolgne'B In nineteen, Percy's in twenty-seven, wWJo Den Jonson wroto his in almost every imaginable form." tnaornnla and Tobacco. Tho dominant characteristic of to bacco Is tho fact that it heightens blood pressure, Tho Irritant action by wtdch it docs this sometimes leads to still moro harmful results. Its second ac tion is narcotic It lessens Uia connec tion between nerve centers and the out side world. These two actions accoimt foe ail tho good and all tho bad effects of tobacco. As a narcotic It tempora rily abolishes anxiety and discomfort by making the smoker cara lees about what is happening to him. But It la a well known law of medicine that ml tho drugs which in tho beginning less en nervo nctlon increase It In tho end. Thus smoking finally caose3 apprehen sion, hyperexcltabllity and muscular unrest Ilcro this inovitnblo law seems to glvo contradictory results. Every physician knows that an enormous amount of insomnia Is relieved by smoking, even if it Is at tho expensb of laziness tho next day. At the samo timo every physician knows that most excessive smokers aro troubled with insomnia. Century. Meannea of Moio. A typical southern "mammy" entered tho ofllco of a won known attorney nnd, after mopping her shining brow with n bandanna handkerchief, said to tho man at tho desk. "Ah wants t' git a divo'co f om mall husban', Moso Lightfoot" "On what grounds 1" asked tho attor ney. "He's Jcs natchclly wuflcss," was tho reply. "What is your husband's occupa tion?" "IIo Jes cots roun' do house ell day and p'tends to mind do baby." "Does ho tako good caro of the child?" "'Deed ho do not! He's too lazy. Dis mawnhV ho tried to mnko.do dawg rock do cradle by tyln' its tail to ono ob do rockers." "Did tho schomo work?" "Land eakes, nol Moso am so evnn lastln' .grouchy dat ho couldn't speak enough kind words to mako do dawg wag its tall It Judge. A Good Retort. A; epantard was traveling from San Sebastian to Biarritz In a first class cumpartacnt with an American. "Yon Spaniards aro a great nation," the American said. "But I can't un derstand how a nation that produced Vduuqnca and Valdes can stomach tho savage cruolty of the bullfight" Tho Spaniard rolled his black eyes at this, inhaled a great cloud of cigarette- 6mol and said: "Yon hovo in America a number of Boclctlcfl for tho prevention of cruotty to ciuTdrcn, I believe?" "Yes." "And they do good work?" "Oh, splendid work!" Now the Spaniard showed his wuito teeth tn a emilo. "Weil, Qeuar, such societies would bo useless tn my country," ho sold. "Tho rmro who would lift his hand ngnmt-n llttto child has not been torn in 8naia-lAH Angeles Times. Yellow Writing Paper Easy on Eyes. Oculists bavo often called attention to tho fact that tho eyes aro easily fa tigued by tho reflection from whlto pn per, especially when tho surfaco Is un der a strong light Slnco green la known to bo tho color most restful to tho eyes, It Is a common practice to uso wall papers and draperies of that color in libraries and private studios. For writing paper, however, green is an xinsatlsfactory color. It imparts a reddish appearance to tho writing and makes it liord to read. Yellow writing paper is not open to tho Bamo objec tion. In strong daylight it is softer tlian puro white pnper, and In artificial light is not too dark. Bind: letters dn a yellowish background show clear and distinct Many mathematicians usa yellow paper In figuring long and difficult calculations, and many writers have adopted It for manuscripts Youth's Companion.. Mental Twilight. Mental health passes into mental dls caso moot ouunnonly in a gradual way, ob light passes Into darkness. Thero Is- a mental twilight, a borderland in which It is impossible to say whether tho nation la mentally ill or not It Is always well ;for a man who undergoes such 'changed mentally to consult Ida doctor, and ft Is idways well for tho doctor not to mako too light of such d change btt?rueo treatment Is usually far moro, effectual In that borderland stttgo -tiuin 11 Is when tho symptoms havo Jbocn iully developed. Tho best test oi mentor health is when a man fcols a conscious bcuso of organic well being, although many persons go tliraugn life with moro or less of a senso of ill being all tho timo and aro not on that account to bo regarded ns lnsano. Anomo'o Quoar Graveyard. What is purhaps tho most rcmarka bio graveyard in tho United States ad joins tlio old Spanish church in tho an cient Indian pueblo of Acoma, N. M., and took moro tlmn forty years to construct Tho village Is situated high in tho air upon n huge, flat top ped rock, ninny acres in extent mid en tirely bare of soil. In order to create tho gnivoyard it was necessary to car ry up tho oarlh from tho plain 300 feet below, n blauketful at n time, on tho backs of Indians who had to climb with their heavy loads up a precipitous trail cut in tho fato of tho cliff. Tho graveyard thus laboriously construct- ed is hold In placo on three sides by high retaining walls of stone. Wide World Magazine. Do You Know What a Pomander U7 What is a pomander? Originally It was a mixture of aromatic substances, carried about to counteract bod smells, but by tho early part of tho sixteenth century It had come to moan tho caso in which Buch, perfumes or deodorizers were carried, tlteso cases being usual ly shaped Uko oranges or apples and having four, five or elx divisions open ing out on hinges from tho center. Tho word Is derived from tho old French pomo-ambcr, signifying amber apple, amber liero being used in the sousg of ambergris and not tho amber of which beads and tho mouthpieces of pipes aro made Tho pomanders hi tho days of Henry" VIII. and Elizabeth of England wero mado of gold, ivory, glass, silver or enamel and wero gen erally hung from short chains. Their contents varied widely, but musk, lav ender, roses, ambergris, nutmegs, cloves, maco and storax wore among the moot udual Ingredients. New York World. A Royal Rebuke. No ono would bo likely to call King Georgo V. a dMno Jure monarch,- but if ono story of him is to bo believed ho possesses- a considerably greater dc greo of spirit than is usually credited to him. It appears that on ono occa sion ho was discussing affairs of state with Winston Churchill, wbo in the course of tho conversation, expressed ono of his moro radical opinions Just which it is perhaps wiser not to say. Tho king objected, Baying that such a sentiment was at vnrianco with his idea of tho British constitution. "Oh," said tho first lord of tho ad miralty piqued, "nnd what is your idea of the constitution, may I ask, sir?" "This," said Urn king Quietly, extend ing his band toward tho first lord, palm downward. Thero was nothing left for Churchill to do but kiss tho proffered hand and retire from tho room, which ha dkL-New York Post Notice To Owners of Dogs. Under the city ordinances it is the duty of the chief of police to kill arty dog which he may find running at large on which the license tax has not been paid for the current year beginning May 1st, 1912, and a license tag attached to the collar of said dog. The license tags for male dog costs $1.00 and for female dog $3.00. License tags are now ready at my office. C. F. TEMPLE, City Clerk. 38-7 WE KNOW IT. Byron and His Mothor. now different Byron's character might havo been If ho had had n dif ferent motherl A worse parent for such a child con hardly bo imagined. Although at times indulgent to excess, her temper bordered on Insanity. She rarely passed a week without an out burct of hysterical rago. One day after loading her -child with abusive epithets 6ho mockingly called him "a lame brat" At this outrageous taunt a fearful light came Into tho child's eyes, but ho surpassed his mother In self control. For a mpment his lips quivered and his face whitened. Then very slowly ho epoko theeo five short words, "I was born so, mother," and turned from tho woman, who dared not follow liln. Yet Byron loved her, and after elie was found dead ho was found weeping In the dark beside her lifeless form. Jolin I. Stoddard. We Want You to Know it. We prove it at our own risk Sensible, direct-acting, widely recom mended by men who know what they are doing. 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Res. phone 217 L. C. DROST, Osteopathic Physician. North Platte, - - Nebraska. McDonald Bank Building. Sheriffs Sale. By virtue of an order of sale issued from the district court of .Lincoln county, Neb., upon n decree of fore closure, rendered in said court wherein James S. Gilbert is plaintiff, and Holly H. Ashton, et. al., are defendants, and to me directed I will on the 3rd day of July, 1912, at 3 o'clock p. m. at the east front door of the court house in North Platte, Lincoln county, Nebr., sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, to satisfy said decree, interests and costs, the following de scribed property to wit: all of section twenty-seven (27) township sixteen (16) north of range thirty-two (32) Lincoln county, Neb. Dated at North Platte, Neb., May 28, 1912. A. J. Salisbury, Sheriff. Sold: The Rexall Store. Schiller & Co. 39-4 '1-- " & tj.. ORDER OP HEARING State of Nebraska, Lincoln County, S. S. In tho County Court. In the Matter of the Eitatc of Claus Erlckson, deceased. On reading and Aline the petition of Edward C. Erlckson, prayine that administration of said estate may he granted to him as administrator. .Ordered. That June 11, A. D., 1912, at 9 o'clock a. m. is assigned for hearing said petition, when all persons Interested in said matter may appear nt a county court to be held in and for said coun ty, and show cause why the prayer of petitioner should not be granted; and that notice or pen dency of said petition and tho hearing: thereof be Riven to all persona Interested in said matter by publishing a copy of this order in the North Platte Tribune, a semi-weekly newspaper printed In said county for threo successive weeks prior to said day of hearing. Dated May 21. 1912. mll-3 JOHN GRANT. County Judge. Sheriff's Sale. By virtue of a certain writ of attachment issued in the case pending in tho county court of Lincoln county, wherein William C. Ritner and Helen Ritner, wore plaintiff and Walter Guyer and Carl Christanson were de fendant, I levied upon and seized the following described property to-wit: 1 cupboard 1 cabinet 7 butcher knives 2 stair carpets about 20 yds 14 dining room chairs t 7 lace curtains G double curtains (3) single curtains 1 pr horse blankets 14 roller curtains 1 barrell floor dressing 9 quilts 7 table sloths 16 pounds comb honey 1 keg Sal soda And later, to-wit on the 7th day of May, 1912, judgment was rendered in said action in favor of plaintiffs William Rit ner and Helen Ritner against the de fendants Walter Guyer and Carl Christ anson, for $265.70, and for the further sum of $11.90 costs of suit, and order of sale was issued from said court directing mo to sell tho property here inbefore described, for the satisfac tion of such judgment and costs; and in pursuance of said order I will on the 19th day of June, 1912, at 2 o'clock p. m., sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, the personal property here-in-before described, at the Ritner Hotel, 115 West 6th St., North Platte, Nebraska, that being the place where said goods were seized, to satisfy the judgment hereinbefore rendered, with costs of suit and accruing costs. Dated this 6th day of June, 1912. A. J. Salsibury, Sheriff of Lincoln County. Article Marked "Patented." Wo are ail accustomed to seo n pat ented nrticlo marked "Patented,'' With the dato of the patent It Is doubtful, however, whether ono 1? a hundred who notices tho mark realizes Its Im portance to tho patentee. Tlio statute on the subject makes it the duty of all patentees or those holding under or making tiio patented article far them to apply the mark "Patented," together with the day and year tho patent Was granted, and tho same statute pro vides as a penalty for not making that "in any suit for Infringement by tho party falling to so toarl; no damages shall bo recovered by tho plaintiff,' cjO ccpt on proof that the defendant was duly notified of the Infringement and continued after such notice, to mako uso or vend tho artlclo so patented."--' Scientific Araerlcnn. Mualo and Appetite. Tho majority of tho great nlnslcal composers had appetites on an equal ity with their talents. It is told of Ilamlol that when he dined alono at a restaurant ho always took tho precau tion to order tho moil for three. Onco on asking, "Is de tinner rcttyr at a restaurant, or a tavern, as It was then called, where ho was little known, ho got tho reply, "As Boon as tho com pany comes," and astonished tho waiter by seating himself, with tho remark, "Den prlng up tho tinner; I'm do com pany." Tho appotlto of Ilaydu was yet moro voracious. IIo dollghted in dining alono and always finished tho meal ordered for five persons. Got Through. Among other startling statements in her composition on "A Itnllwny Jour ney" tho following was mado by n lit tlo llaltlmoro girl; "You must get a ticket, which is a pieca of paper, and you glvo It to a man, who cuts n hole In It and lets you pass through." Now York Herald. Her First Thought. 'Ella What a dreamer bIiq Is I Stella I should say sol Whon I told her nbout an nccident In which a poor fel low lost both of his legs sho said that that was too bad, as ho would not be nblo to leavo any footprluts on tho sands of tlmoJudge. Doubtful Economy. Hans Bchmldt, proprietor of a saw mill, used foe fuel tho sawdust from the factory. It coat him nothing, but It kept four men buBy shoveling it. Recently he was persuaded to put in a new equipment which would reduce the amount of fuel one-half. After tho machinery lnd been in stalled tho agent called, expecting to bo congratulntsl. Hut tho Gennau eyed lilm gloomily. "Doesn't the new plant do all I cmiraed for it?" ho asked. "Yali, but I crticrloolcs somctings," re plied Hans. "What was thatr "Veil, it dakes only dwo mens to han dle de fuel, but It (lakes de udder dwo mens to haul uwny what wo don't uso Und a team iwssldes." Hampton's Mag uzlue. - The Peddler's Retort. "Now, what do you wan:.?" asked the woman nt Um back door. "I called to see If I couldn't sell you Roroo baking powder," answered the peddler with tho straggling whiskers. "Well, you can't sell no bakin' pow der here, aiy!, furthermore, I ain't got no timo to wasto on agents nor no tramps whatsoever!" "Como to think of it, madam," depre cated tho seedy gentleman as ho fas tened his llttlo black valise, "I wouldn't keer to poll you nono of tills hero bak ln' powder. This hero dinky llttlo kitchen la so low in tho cellln that .tho bread wouldn't havo no chanst ter rise anyhow. I seo ycr next door neighbor Is better fixed. Good raornln'." Cleve land Plain Dealer. Plans for New Plumbing may bo wisely entrusted to us. When we install your plumbing not only is the initial cost for strictly high-class, reliable plumbing lessened, but Repair Bills are practically cut in two. We use only the bestmaterials and expert, thorough workmanship. It costs us more, but it satisfies our customers. R. F. STUART, Shop Phone 369. Res. Phone 683 217 East Sixth Street. Sheriffs Sale. By virtue of an order of sale issued from tho District Court of Lincoln connty, Nebraska, upon a decree of foreclosure rendered in said court wherein McDonald State Bank is plain tiff and Frances Basta, et al, are de fendants, and to me directed, I will on the 22nd day of June, 1912, at 1 o'clock p. m., at the east front door of tho court house in North Platte. Lincoln county, Nebraska, sell nt public auc tion to the highest biddor for cash, to satisfy said decree, interests and costs, the following described property, to-wit: Lot two (2) block four (4) in Trus tee's Addition to the city of North Platte, Lincoln county Nebr. Dated North Platte, Nebr., May 20, 1912. m6-5 A. J. Salisbury, Sheriff. SHERIFF'S SALK. By virtue of an order of sale Issued from the district court of Lincoln county, Nebraska, upon a decree of foreclosure rendered In said court whereim Clarence M. Allison is plaintiff and Funda Dolgam ct. al., are defendants, and to me directed, I will on the 15th day of June, 1912, at 2 o'clck, p. m., at the east front door of the court house in North Platte, Lincoln county, Ne braska, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for caBh to satisfy said decree, interest and costs, the following described property to-wit: East one-half (E. H) section thirth-one (31), and the north half (N. M section thirty-two (32), township ten (10), range thirty-four (34), west t the 6th P. M., in Lincoln county. Mebraska. Dated North Platte, Neb., May 13th, 1912. A. J. Salisdury, Sheriff. , Curloua Beehive. In tho vlllngo of Hoefol, Silesia, thero nro a number of beehives hi tho shapo of llfo slzo figures cleverly carved la wood and painted In colors. Tho fig ures woro carved moro than a century ago by monks of tho Namnburg inon 8tery, who wero nt that timo In pos session of n largo farm In tho district Tho beehives represent different char acters, ranging from Moses to a mili tary ofilcor, n country girl nnd a night watchman with a spear. I .Jm' The National Game. "You $ay baseball is your uatlonal gnmo," Bald tho stranger, "but what is your national pastime in winter?" "Politlca." Chicago Itccord-Hcrald. Wfoen you loeo your temper you lose your Judgment Thcro'a no precision in an -angry decision. The Fastidious. "Catch any fish on your trip?" "No, and I can't understand why. Had a $200 outfit Had tho right kind of hooks and tho latest thing In files." "Maybo you weren't wearing tho right kind of hat" Washington ner- ald. 8he Did. "Jack proposed to mo whllo turning tho music for mo at tho plano.M "Ah, I apol You played right into Ma .hands."--London Answers. Why He Went on the Bench. At n dinuer given by a chapter of Masons ono of the leading speakers of tho evening was Introduced with spo clal emphasis on tho fact that ho was a Judge, also that ho was a baseball fan and und lieon nt ono timo an en thusiastic member of an amateur team. The Judge received his introduction with calmness and responded: "In our great nntloual gamo If a striker misses a ball ho gets a seat on tho bench. I missed tho ball." Now York Press. We make a specialty of Dairy Products and can furnish the best in large or small quantities direct from our own Dairy Farm every morning, Phone your order in and it will be delivered. Doolittle Bakery. ORDER OF HEARING ON PETITION FOE APPOINTMENT OF ADMINISTRATOR. State of Nebraska. Lincoln County, SS, In the Countr Court. In the matter of the estate of Frank Griffith, deceased. On ro&dlne and filing tho petttton of I- rank Griffith Jr. praylne that the administration of said estate may bo granted to himself as admlnlstratror. Ordered. Thaj; July 2nd, 1915, at 0 o'clock a.m., Is assigned for hearing said petition when all persons Interested in said matter may appear at a county court to be hell in and for said county, and show cause why the prayer of petitioner should not be granted; and that notice of the pendency of said petition and the hearing thereof, bo glren to all persons Interested in said matter by publishing a copy of this order In the North Platto Semi-Weekly Tribune, a legal newspaper printed In said county for three successive weeks, prior to said day of hearing. Dated Juno 10, 1912. jll-3 John Gra-ct, County Judge. Sheriff s Sale. By virtue of an order of sale issued from the district court of Lincoln county, Nebraska, upon a decree of foreclosure rendered in said court wherein McDonald State Bank is plaintiff and Frances Basta, et al., are defendants, and to me directed, I will on the 22nd day of June, 1912, at 2:30 o'clock, P. M., at the east front door of the court house in North Platte, Lincoln county, Nebraska, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, to satisfy said decree, interests and costs, the following described property, to-wit: Lot one (1) in block four (4) in Trustee's addition to the city of North Platte, Lincoln county, Neb. Dated North Platte, Neb., May 20th, 1912. A. J. Salisbury, Sheriff. vQ?jsM BsSBPT diving Due Credit. Thero nppoors to havo been onco n parson who, preaching upon an occa sion before Lord North, took thr for his text: "Promotion comcth neltnor from tho east, nor from tho west, nor from tho south." "Tho Cheerful Day," by Reginald Lucas. A Timo Killer. "I've got an hour or two to kill. I wish I knew what to do." "Just go over and ask Brown how the now baby Is getting along." De troit Freo Press. THERE IS ENJOYMENT In smoking our cigars, first" because thoy are made of the best leaf tobacco, second becuase they are hand-made and last because we put better tobacco in our nickle cigar than some manu facturers do in ten-centers. We know we mako a good cigar; hundred of smckers in North Platte know it, but hundreds of others ought to know it. Patronize homo industry. J. F. SCHMALZRIED. Extension of Waterworks. Notice to Bidders. North Platte, Neb., May 31, 1912 Sealed bids will be received at the office of tho city clerk of the city of North Platte, Nebr., up until 6 o'clock p. m. of the 25th day of June, 1912, for furnishing f. o. b. North Platte for the following approximate quantity of materials: 29 tons 4 inch cast iron water pipe, weight 32 lbs. per foot. 1G2 tons 6 inch cast iron water pipe, weight 34 lbs. per foot. 9 tons 8 inch cast iron water pine. weight 47 lbs. per foot. G000 lbs special castings. 21 hydrants to connect water pipe, 4 foot deep with 4 inch inlet. 7-6 inch hub end gate valves. 12500 lbs. lead. 400 lbs. hemp. Bids will be received upon the whole or upon any distinct part and may be so awarded. Each bidder must be accompanied by a certificate check for the sum of 5 per cent of the amount bid made payable to the city treasurer of the city of North Platte, as a guarantee that the success ful bidder will enter into a contract within fifteen days after notice of the award of the contract. Bidding blanks and specification can be obtained from the city clerk of the city of North Platte, Nebr. The city reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to change the plan or scope of the work and to call for new bids on such changed plans. Engineers estimate of cost $8,140.28. T. C. Patterson, Mayor. Attest: Chas. F. Temple, City Clerk. Hnrt not others pains yourself. with that wbicH Reassured. "Well, ness, you needn't worry about that brother of yours In America. Tho paper says 'our foreign relations con tlnuo to bo excellent' "London Illustrated. Notice of Referee's Sale. Notice is hereby given that in pur suance to a decree rendered by the dis trict court of Lincoln county, Nebraska, in an action to partition the real estate hereinafter described, in which said action William II. 'Evans was plaintiff and Gladys Nettie Roschie and Rein hardt J. Roschie were defendants, and in pursuance of nn order of tho court in suid caso confirming tho report of tho referee, that said land could not be ?artloned in kind, the undersigned re eree will on the 10th day of July, 1912, at 2 o'clock p, m. B.oll the following described real estate, to wit: the south west quartor (SWJ) of section nine, townsnin (121 north of ranee twenty- six (20), west of the Gth p. m. in Lin coln county, Nebraska, at the east front door of the court house in North Platte, Lincoln county, Nebraska, to tho highest bidder; terms of said sale being cash. James G. Mothersead, Referee. PROBATE NOTICE. In the county court of Lincoln County, Ne braska, May 23,1912. In the matter of tho estate of Sophia Hall, deceased. Notice is hereby Given, that the creditors of said deceased will meet the administrator of said estate, before tho County Judge of Lincoln county, Nebraska, at the county court room, in said county, on the 2nd day of July, 1912, and on the 2nd day of January, 1913, at 9 o'clock a. m. each day, for the purpose of presenting their claims, for examination, adjustment and allow ance. Six months are allowed for the creditors to present their claims, nnd ono year for tho ad ministrator to settle said estate, from the 28th day of May, 1912. A copy of this order to be published In the North Platte Tribune, n legal semi-weekly newspaper of said county for four successive weens prior 10 juiv tr ' iuis. J3-4 JOHN GRANT. C mnty Judge Sheriffs Sale. By virtue of an order of sale issued from the district court of Lincoln, county, Nebraska, upon a decree of foreclosure rendered in said court wherein, James S. Gilbert is plaintiff nnd Rollings Coppoch, et al., are de fendants nnd to me directed, I will on the 3d day of July, 1912, at 2 o'clock p. m. nt tne east front door of the court houso, in North Platte, Lincoln county, Nebr., sell at publicjauction to the highest bidder for cash to satisfy nnld iWrn. interests nnd costs the following described property to-wit:' east halt of northwest qr (elnwj) and west half of northeast qr (wnei) sec tion iniriy-nve (oo), townsnip sixteen (1G), range thirty-two (32), Lincoln county; Nebr. Dated at North Platte, Nebr., May 28th, 1912. A. J. Salisbury. Sheriff. Notice. Carl Halbing will take notice that on the 29th day of April, 1912, P. H. Sulli van, Justice of the Peace, NorthJPlatte precinct No. 1, in and for Lincoln county, Nebraska, issued an order of attachment for the sum of $72.50 in an action now pending before him, wherein Bror Martenson is plaintiff and Carl Halbing is defendant; that property consisting of money in the hands of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, a cor poration, has been attached under said order. Said cause was continued to the 14th day of June, 1912, at 2 o'clock P. M. Dated this 11th day of May, 1912. Bror Martenson, 'Plaintiff By Muldoon & Gibbs, his attorneys. Notice. To John Marks: You are hereby noti fied that on the 29th day of Jan., 1912, Susie Marks filed her petition against you in the district court of Lincoln county, Nebraska; the object and prayer of which are to obtain a divorce from you on the grounds that you, said de fendant, have without provocation been guilty of extreme cruelty towards Elaintiff, and that you, said defendant, ave wantonly and cruelly failed and neglected to support said plaintiff. You are required to answer said pe tition on or before the 24th day of June, 1912. Susie Marks. NOTICE TO BIDDERS Digging Waterworks Trenches. May SI, 1912. Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk of the City of North Platte, Nebraska, up until 5:00 p. m. of the 25th day of June, 1912, for the furnishing of all tools and labor for the following work, unloading and hauling approximately 194 tons cast iron water pipe, G000 lbs special, 21 hydrants, 7 valves, 12500 lbs lead, 400 lbs hemp, dig ging and backfilling approximately 12000 feet waterworks trench, laying approximately 12000 feet water pipe and setting valves and hydrants. Bids may be made on the whole or any distinct part and maybe so awarded. Bidding blanks, specifications, etc., 'can be obtained at the office of the City Clerk. A certified check for 2 per cent of blu must accompany each bid as a guarantee that successful bidder will enter into contract with the city for the said work within fifteen days after notice of award. Tho city reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to change tho plan or scope of tho work and to call for new bids or changed plans. Engineers estimato of cost $2,579,29. (Sgd) Thos: C. Patterson, Mayor. Attest: Chas. F. Temple, City Clerk. PRORATE NOTICE. In tho Cnuntr Court of Lincoln county, Ne braska, May 18. Uni. ..'P. Jho inattor of the estate of Ashbel 11. Hall, deceased. Notlct) in horour elven, that tho creditors of said deceased will meet tho Administra trix of said estate, before the County Judge of Lincoln county, Nebraska, at tho countr court room In said countr, on tho 2nd day of July, 1913, and on tho 2nd day of Jan. 1912, at 0 o'clock a. m. each day, for tho pur pose of presenting their claims for examina tion, adjustment and allowance Six months are allowed for creditors to present their claims and ono year for the Administratrix to settle said estate, from the 28th day of Mar. 1812. A cony of this order to benub Usbod in the North Platte Tribune a legal semi weekly newspaper of said county for four successive weeks prior to July 2nd 1912. H'i JOHN GRANT. County Judge V !