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State - j.: aniWaMtt ritae. TWENTY-EIGHTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, j a. NEB., FEBRUARY 18, 1913. No. 7 i Mmtk S njw1 ''ir 'f'w Local and Personal. Mrs. William Hupfer spent Saturday With friends and relatives in Cozad. A plcaiant meeting of the Study Club was held last evening at the home of Miss Lillian Hondy. Always see Temple for good values in real estate of any kind. Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Thoclccko began housekeeping in the McGovran house on oast Gth stroet Saturday. Mrs. A. W. Raymond came up from Lincoln yesterday afternoon to yisit Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Boardmnn. Mrs. Joseph Herrod returned to Col umbus yesterday afternoon afterspend ing a week with relatives here. You want the best and and cheapest fire and life insurance. Bratt & Good man have it. Bert Naperstick has filed petition in the district court for divorce from Hazel Naperstick on the grounds of disartion. Mrs". Hibbord returned yesterday morning from Kearney whore she was callt d by the death of her father, last week. Maurice Guilliaume of the Rush Mer chantile Co., will resume work today after boing off duty on the account of illness. No. 32, 6 room strictly modern home. Up to date in every rospoct. Sidewalks, lawn nnd trees. Bier banrain. C. P. TEMILE. Now is the time to buy your supply of Muslin underwear. Dont forget the date. E, T. Tramp & Son. The D. K. class of the Baptist church held a business meeting and taffy pull in the basement of the church Friday evening. T. M. Cohagen fell from his dray Saturday evening and broke the bones in his right shoulder. Tho accident will cause him to discontinue work for ten days or more. , I am agent for Ladies' Homo Journal, Saturday Evening Post, Country Gentle man and other good magazines. Mrs. M. V. Mitchell, Phone Red 104. Wanted Two good apprentice girls to learn millinery under a competent trimmer and proprietess. Call at mil linery department at The Leader on or about Feb. 25, 1913. Mrs. B. F. Saylor. We have some good bargains in cot tages, nice homos and vacant lots, with sewerage, light, water and sidewalks. Can sell on easy payments. ' Bratt & Goodman. Attorney J. J. Halligan transacted business in eastern towns yesterday. Alivnva nnn Tomnln tnr trnnil vnlllnn in real estate of any kind. W. H. Kelly, of San Francisco, came Sunday morning to visit Mrs. Joseph Richards and family. Miss Maud Miller, who had an opera tion performed for a growth on her neck last week, has resumed work at the lOcent store. A. E. Huntington, who is door-keeper of the state senate at Lincoln, oamo home Friday night nnd remained until Sunday night. Miss Cherry Thompson, a trained nurse who made her home with Mrs. William Malonoy, Sr., and left two weeks ago for the east to benefit her health, has recovered her normal con dition and is specializing in Omaha. No. 30, 6 room new frame house equipped throughout except heat. Two lots, lawn and sidewalks. Located at 909 East 4th St. Price $2750.00. C. P. Temple. Miss Catherine Hall entertained the membors of the E. S. K. club Saturday afternoon at a party. The house was decorated in red and white hearts and those colors were carried out in the games and refreshments. Prizes in the contests were won by Misses Helen Tatman and Wilhelminna Gerle. A two course lunch was served. Wanted Girl for general housework. Mrs. H. M. Grimes. 4-3 Coroner Maloney nnd County Attorney Gibbs went to Sutherland this morning to resume tho inquest over the death ot Mrs. Zimmerman. An analysis of tho supposed Rochelle salts administered to Mrs. Zimmerman was received from the state university yesterday. An ad journment of the inquest was taken until this analysis could be made. Stanley, the little son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Guy Swope, died last evening after a snort illness. Ten days ago he was taken ill with pneumonia and for several days his condition was critical, Sunday a change for the better came and encouraging reports were given of his recovery, but a relapse came yes terday and the spirit took its flight shortly after nine o'clock last evening. The little fellow had recently reached his third birthday and was unusually bright for his years a sweet lovable boy whose death brings great grief to the household. Awaiting word from relatives in tho cast, no arrangements have beon made for the funeral. Tho boroaved parents have tho sympathy of the entine community in the loss of their little one. School Bonds Sold. At a meeting of tho board of educa tion last evening the $20,000 five per cent bonds issued for tho erection of a school building in th First ward was sold to the First National Bank of this city for$20,2G0, or a premium of $200. Thore were fourteen bidders represent ing several of the heaviest bond buyers of the country, but tho bid submitted by the First National was the highest and tho award was mado to that insti tution. Tho First National purchased tho bonds as an investment nnd not for tho purpose of re-ttlling them. In this transaction the bank is following a prec edent established-' a dozen years ago when it purchased tho high school bonds and has since retained them. In entering into competionwith other institutions In the purchase of local bonds tho First National performs a service to the community in that it pre vents outaido buyers from entering into a combination to control th prico offerings. Baker's Team Wins in Tournament. In tho billiard tournament at tho Elks' homo which began Monday even ing of last week ana ended Saturday evening, the team of thirteen captained by Dick Baker defeated the team cap tained by Henry Pebhausen by a scoro of 1225 to 1210. The wager in ,the contest wns an oyster supper and it will be served at the home noxt Friday ovening. Tho Baker team WB3 com posed of liaKer, uuwards, uarson, Hnyes, Coates, Rush, O'Connor, Evans, Klenk, Martin, Larson, Healey nnd Clinton. Rebhnusen had ns his team in addition to himself, Wholan, Rod mond, Woodhurst, Vosceipka, Austin, Tobin. Fristo, Elder, Walker, Sturgas, Hartman and Herrod. This is the third tournament thnt Steward Smith has successfully inau gurated during tho winter, tho prizes in tho previous events boing two cues in each evont. Dainty designs aro shown in tho Sterling: Muslin Underwear at the Tramp Dry Goods. Thomas McGuire, who has beon em ployed in Dickons for several months, will return here about March 1st nnd snend a few days with his parents be fore going to Hot Springs, SD. to take treatmont lor rheumatism, Stallion for Sale. Black Porcharon, ton years old, weight 1800. This is tho former Wallace horse. Inquire of or address J. A. Mar kee, North Platte. G-4 ggnaawsi I will sell at Public Sale at my place one mile north of Birdwood Station, six and a half miles east of Hershey and seven and a half miles west of North Platte on Tuesday, February 25, '13, The following described property to:wit; 9 Head of Horses and Mules One bay brood mare, 7 years old in f-nl mt. jfrr. ivt"' "" 1 . ... One bay brood mare, 8 years old, in foab wt. 1400. One brown mare, 7 years old in toai, wt. 1000. One team of bay mares, 10 and 11 years old, wt, 2400. One brown mare, 10 years old, wt. o. . ' One dark bay mare coming 3 years 01a wt. 900 1 One grey gelding, 7 years old, wt. I05' One bay mule coming 3 years old. 57 Head Cattle Fifteen Hereford cows. Six milch cows. Six coming 3 yr old Hereford Heifers. Nine coming 2 yr old Hereford Heifers. One Hereford bull coming 3 yr old. Five steers,' coming 2 yr old. Ten yearling Hereford Heifers. Five coming yearling steers. I 9 Head of Hogs Eight Poland China brood sows, wt. 275 lbs. each; will farrow first of March One Poland China bear. wt. 250. Farm Machinery One top buggy. Two 2 row John Deere corn cultivators. Two John Deere walking cultivators. One riding cultivator. One John Deere riding lister. One 1 6-feet steel harrow. One riding plow. Two wagons. s One disc, 16 wheel. Two McCormick hay rakes. Three 6 foot McCormick mowers. One Dain hay sweep. Two sets work harness. One set single harness. And many other articles too numerous to mention. FREE LUNCH AT NOON Terms: All sums under $10.00 cash. On sums over that amount eight month's time will bo given on good bankable note bearing ten percent interest from date of sale. Three percent ofT for cash. No property to be removed until settled for. All property nt purchaser's risk after bid off. Col. Dave Love, Auctioneer F. C. PIELSTICKER, Clerk. G. H. Scharmann. Large Sale of Lots in Cody's 2nd Ad- dition and Scout's Rest Addition to the City. Col. W. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) was on the grounds and lunch wna served while tho purchasers were picking their lots. Yesterday wns the opcnjng day for sale of lots in Cody's 2nd addition and Scouts Rest addition to this city, and the sale was up to expectations in eyery respect. Col. V. P. Cody, the owner of tho lots, was on the grounds and held an informal reception to all comers, the majority of whom wero purchasers of one or more lots in tho new additions. Onascount of it being pay day and theroforo not boing ablo to got any of tho business men, nnd n email per cent of the railroad mon, as they wanted to cash their checks and attend to their local business, we did not have the crowd at our lunch that wc expected, however, practically all thnt wero thoro boucrnt from one lot to a half block, demonstrating that is all that iff necessary to make sales or these tracts of land is for parties to ste them. Lunch is being served again today, and tho salo of lots is good. From all indications, tho sale today will far ex ceed yesterday. Those tracts of land, situate as they aro, In tho west part of tho city and adjoining tho new.works of tho Union Pacific, is without doubt tho luture resident section of tho city, and anyone desiring a home sit or an investment cannot do better than to buy a few of those lots. The actual sale of lots yesterday was 21 lots, consequently if you want a choice location you will have to hurry. C. F. Temple has cars nil this week that will call at any partof tho city and take you out to see tho iota, so do not delay, but phono tho ollice for ono of the cars to call for you and mako your choice. To the Young Man, as a saving prop osition. Buy ono or more of these lots, making a small payment down, being $10.00 per lot, and $5.00 per month, which amounts any of you can nlTord. In a short time you hnvo a lot paid for. A lot that will steadly increasoin value, and in a very short time bo worth twice the amount paid for it. , To The Father, thnt wants to r.r -vide Bomothing for his children. Look at what you could buy lots for any place in North Platte ten years ago. If you had bought n few lots then your solf, you would practically bo ricli now. Buyoueor more of theso lota for your children, and let thm hn rich in ten venrs hence. To everyone, thut wants to save or invest u muo money. mere is nut proposition ou the markiit that can bent these lots. Everyone will concede that tho town is going west. Theso tracts of Innd a re ncross the west end of the city, so tho town must bo coming our wny. Don't delay. Call Temple and see theso lots today. Hurry! tt SPECIAL Rug le this Week. We have the highest grade line of rugs that can be purchased. l7or the remainder of the week we offer you them at the following prices. Saxonyt 9x12 ft $25 and 27.00 values at J)I l 0J Tap. Bfussels;J.9xi2 ft. $18 values at. . . . 1 t.UU Tap. Brussels, 9x12 ft. $15 values at,... 7vll All Wool Ingrain, 9x12 ft, $12 values at lottJvF Also a good assortment of smaller Rugs. Geo. G. McKay "Countess Coquette" Tonight, Tho "Countess Coquotto" compnny camo in from the west this mornintr and will present thnt musical farce at tho Keith tonight. From what we oan learn the attraction is ono of real merit as fur as fun, music and pretty girls co. nnd included in tho cast is Knox Wilson who is hoad llnor in the mUBical nnd comedian lines, having stnrred in "Tho Burgomnster," "Land of Nod" and tho "Silvor Slip per." Mnudo Willinrr.s, who is also with the company, has been the prima donna in "The Sultan of Sulu'' and 'King Dodo," and Tomplnr Snxo and Harry Pauli, both singers of note aro with tho company. Among the vocnl gems aro "On Parndo, "Springtime " and "Pictures of Ronl Life' each of which aro of tho kind that evorybody whistles after tho company leaves town. Tho chorus is said to bo finely cos tumed nnd the scenic production gor geous. Altogether it would npponr that "The Countess Coquotto" n a piny that will plenso and ono that will be worthy a crowded house. ., Miss Lenoro Cummings, of Chicago, will arrive next Sunday and.will remain indefinitely. Miss Cummings' health is none too good, and after a number of visits here finds this climato nnd alti tude more beneficial than Southern Cali fornia and other health resorts nt which she has stopped. R. C. Gricson, who had been employ ed in the motor department of tho U. P. round house for five years and was recently appointed foreman, resigned his position yesterday and will engage in photography at his homo on East Sixth street. Judge and Mrs. H. M. Grimos re ceived word yesterdny that their son Lee, who had been ill for some time at Atlanta, Ga., and had hii tonsils removed Sunday, was getting along nicely. Miss Isabello Skinner has returned from a week's visit in Gothenburg and acceptod n position in tho Johnson dy goods department yesterday. Miss Viola Baldwin, of Sutherland, spent the latter part of last wook in town with friends. Attorney J. G. Bcolor loft yesterday afternoon for Sutherland to transact business. Rccso's pnntntorium having installed a now French dry cleaning and extract ing machino in conjunction with Frenzies chemical dry cleaning process, is now prepared to clean anything for lndios or mon. Ladies' silk or Inco one niece drossos and white kid trloves n specialty. Prices the same as any other cleaning house in tho city. Goods called for and delivered. Phone 450 and wo will call. H. R. Reesh, Prop. 4-4 Mrs. Block, of Ovorton, who visited Mrs- E. N. Robbins last week, left Saturday. For Sale. 1 extra largo refrigerator, 1 oak dresser, 1 oak wasliBtand, 1 oak rocker, 1 oak center table, 1 kitchsn table. In quire of C. F. Tracy, 1002 AV. .3rd St Phono Red 408. Always seo Templo for gdbd va1ue in real eatnto of any kind. Clark Long sold his proporty and lots 2, 3 and 4 in block 20 yesterday to Hugh Morrltt for $1C00. Weather forecast: Unsettled tonight. Wednesdny fair and colder. lHghett5 temperature yestorday 08, a year ago G3; lowest last night 28, a year ago 32i For Snlo-G head of young mules coming 2 and 3 year old. Inquire of C. P. Martin, 802 E. Gth St. 7-4 John Oestrick, formerly of theDorry herry & Forbes Co., who has been visiting abroad for two months will I married today to a young lady of TiVnnlr flirt- fJnfmimv. nnil will nnfl fnr homo with his brido tho' last of this week. Wo offer inyestors today some extra choice first mortgago loans in sums ranging from !fG00 nnd upwards, that pay 7 nnd 8 percent semi-annual inter est. There is nothing safer or bettor for your idlo monoy. Bkatt & Goodman. An outfit car used by six Greek labor ers was destroyed by firo last night. The car stoody '.short distant east of the now round'houso aite. Tho party had como to town for tho evening and tho cause of tho firo is unknown. Clothing, furniture, tools, etc., woro en tirely dostroyed na wns the pay chockB rocolved yosterdoy and twenty dollars in paper money, mo nro occurred at ton-thirty. II. P. Hardin, who has -beon sta tioned here ns observer, received notice that he has boon transferred to Wichita, Kan., ns oflicinl in charge of that of fice. Ho will be succeeded by Alphonso W. Shillings, who comes hero from tho Baltimore, Md., ofilco, an observer of long experience. Mr. Hardin expects to loavo for his now field of work in about ten days. During his service hero ho has proven n very popular nnd ef ficient observdr and his remoyal will bo regretted by all acquaintances. The old Baptist church building is for sale, to be moved off the lot where it now stands. See J. L. Loudon in Howe & Maloney's store, for terms and price, or make offer of cash. The CRYSTAL To -Night and Saturday, PICTURES Straggle of Hearts. Absent Minded Valet. Broncho Bill Love affair. VAUDEVILLE. Cap't Lawrence and marie Lawrence. Champion Trum petes of the World. 10c and 15c Oiirssa TS&fosj&'f JJoioro tho UFITJSn STATUS GOVJUIXJUBIW irviintoil its7- n alinrtov to do a htmlting Intuitions thoy mtuto thoniHolvos absolutely sttvo thnt thox'o ivhh hoth OHA.RA.CTH1Z uticl tnojioy hohittiTour battle. A 2Zttloniil JSmilc 1 rontvlotoil In doing biiHlnoHH naoordjiifz to tho A' nt Ion iilJinnlclnglnvn, nnd tho U, S. Govornmont lSnnlc lixnmlnoi's noo thnt thoso nro observer. liunldoH tltl, tho good names of rollnblo man ol l'lnnnolnl vanpottHlblllty tiro hohlncl our bnnlc. Do VOUK bnnlclttfr with The First National Bank, OF &OKTII PLATTIS, 2NTJ5Z2?ASJCA. Tho ZtnrgoHt JTtnnlc in "Wostorn Tobnisfca.