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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., MAY 20, tt)i3.
No. 34
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Came to Noiith '"'Platte ,,when I was
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four- years old. Expect to stay; here f
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the rest of my life because I think
we have, the best town on earth.
"Every Known Kind (Except Life) ';
Automobile Insurance
Against fire arising
from any cause
whatsoever, includ
ing explosion, self
ignition and light
ning, anywhere in
United States and
I v !aMfgy
Liability Insurance
for injuries or death
to persons caused
by the automobile
Property Damage Insurance oZntrpe7ertrtothersbv'the
All of the above Insurances may be combined in one
policy at reasonable rates.
7VT I Cot! 'tt'flctClV or emP'Ver f men, have you look
er into me new Jdmpioyers Jbia unity
and Workmen's Compensation Law that goes into effect July 1st,
not, you had better do so and see me about Liability Insurance.
Local and Personal.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Irying Van
Doran Sunday a baby girl.
Tom Gutherless returned yesterday
from Sidnty where ho spent a week.
Cy Russell returned the latter part of
last week from a short visit in Omaha.
M. J. Forbes and family visited in
Gandy and Stapleton Sunday, making
the trip in their car,
Word comes to this city that Franklin
Peale who is visiting his daughter in
Lexington, is very ill.
We are prepared to furnish ice cream
in any quantity.
Stone Drug Co.
Rev. Knowles returned Monday morn
ingfrom Brady where ho delivered tho
Baccalaurctte sermon to tho class of
Mrs. E. E. Moody was hostess to the
S. 0. C. Club Friday afternoon. Card
names were clayed. Enjoyable lunch
in two courses was servecj .
"Wilson Roach entertained the mem
bers of his Sunday school class Friday
evening in a very enjoyable manner at
his home on west Second street.
Have, received some new Premo
Camoras. Rincker Book Drug Co. Blue
Front. 33-3
Tho O'Fallons schools closed Friday
afternoon of la3t w.eek. Tho teachers
Misses Cox of Bladen, Aborcombie of
Brady and Linden of O'Fallons, have
been ro-olected.
Bratt &. Goodman have cash buyers
for one 6 room cottage, one modern
home, inside lots, improved farms and
tracts of unimproved raw land. If
priced right they can sell quick.
The BaptiBt aid society served a
waffle and coffee breakfast in the base
ment of the their new church Saturday
morning and not withstanding the early
hour and threatening weather a large
number attended and were complimen
tary in their remarks. The ladies have
decided to Bervo again on next Saturday
A pioco of our Ivory goods ongraved
with a monogram would make a fine
and yet inexpensive graduation gift.
Dixon, The Jeweler.
The case of tho state of Nebraska vs
B. F. Grinter charged with beating his
board bill at the Kitner hotel was up
in the county court yesterday. The de
fendant entered a plea of guilty but
declares his actions were unintentional.
The judge gave him twenty-four
hours to make good the amount due the
plaintiff which if he fails to do, will re
sult in a jail sentence.
The Babtist aid society will meet
in tho church basement Fridny after
noon with Mrs. Jacobs.
Alvin Elias resigned his position at
the Green pool hall last evening and
loft for Ventura. Cal.
The D. of H. social club will meet
in the K. P. hall at 3:30 for drill
practice Wednesday afternoon.
Fine Initial Stationery and Initial
Correspondent cards at Rincker Book
& Drug Co. Blue Front. 33-3
Miss Alfa Worton, of Shoshone, Ida.,
who was tho guest of Mr. and Mrs. M.
E. Crosby, left this morning for eastern
points to visit friends.
Mesdames Anna .Simpson, Henry
Broternita and W. J. Cruzen went to
Fremont this morning to attend the
W. R. C. convention.
Bratt & Goodman can trade a good
automobile as part pay on a 4 room
cottage. Sec them.
If thd party who picked up tho purse
in the Crystal theatre Saturday evening
will return same to the address on the
cards enclosed, a suitable reward will
be givon.
Judge Grimes is closing up hia oourt
terms for tho season. He has about a
week's work in this county nnd a simi
lar amount in Dawson county, and fol
lowing this there will be but littlo court
work until next fall.
The efforts of tho Chamber of Com
merce to secure the installation of the
electrolier system of street lighting has
so far progressed as to practically in
sure the operation of such a system be
fore the end of 1913. '
Annual Meeting and
Banquet Big Success.
Following ia the report of tho ball
game played Sunday afternoon at the
athletic park between tho Yooman and
the high school: Battries for the for
mer wero Jones, Clabaugh and Cochran
and for the latter Husband and Miller.
Five hits were made by each team, runs
by the Yeoman 10 and tho high school
G. The features of tho game was the
homo run by Greison of the Yeoman
nine. Charlos Thornburg acted as um
pire. A second game will be played
Thursday afternoon.
Be sure to see us about our lots in
the Dolson addition. Located just
north of new round house. Ideal loca
tion for round house and shop men. If
you are interested as an investor and
want your money to make you better
than good interest, or if you are work
ing for the company and your work
takes you to the new round house be
sure to look into this proposition.
C. F, Temple.
The annual meeting and banquet of
the Chamber of Commerce last evening
brought together 120 business and pro
fessional men and others who favor tho
forward movement in North Platte. It
was the largest gathering of its kind
ever held in North Platte, and tho in
terest shown augurs well for tho success
of tho Chamber of Commerce nextyear.
The menu served by Caterer Hupfor
was of the kind that satisfies tho inner
man, it was well prepared and expedi
tiously served.
Following the spread treasurer E. II.
Evans made a report showing total re
ceipts of $2,800 and disbursement of
$2,300, leaving a balance on May 19th
of about $500, part of which, however,
has been pledged for advertising the
Junior Normal and memorial day ex
penses. Secretary Crosby followed with a
detailod report of tho avenuos through
which tho fund a had been distributed.
Included in tho so expenditures wero
donations for entertaining the firemen's
convention, for band concerts, adver
tising the junior normal, ontcrtaining
the teachers' convention, ascertaining
cost of rehabilitating tho south sido
ditch, memorial day expenses, and
tornado sufferers in Omaha and other
points points in the state. He outlined
the work of the Chamber of Commerce
in securing new industries fpr North
Platte, in improving roadways leading
to the city, and in furthering the
electrolier system of street lighting, all
of which showed that the organization
had been active in its work for the
upbuilding of North Platto.
It was then announced that subscrip
tion cards for tho publicity fund would
be distributed, and the total amount
subscribed by thoso present was $1,238;
this will be increased about $1,000 more
by those who wero not present. At tho
same time fifty-six renewed their mem
bership in the Chamber of Commerce.
President Soeborger announced that
an election of nine directors by ballot
would be made, but upon motion of
Mr. Patterson the eight directors now
resident who served last year woro re
elected viva voce, and upon motion of
Judfco Hoagland, Mr. Patterson was
elected as the ninth director of tho
board, succeeding F. H. Garlow who
was a member last year.
Tho meeting then adjourned. Tho
directors will meet Thursday and elect
its officers, thus organizing for the
coming year's work.
Local and Personal
Mrs. James Norton and children
loft yesterday morning for Omaha
and Davenport to visit relatives.
The Pirates ball team defeated tho
Sand Hillers Sunday arternoou by a
score of 23 to 10. George Menglo was
in the box for tho former toam and
Ridinger pitched for the Sand Hill nine.
Tho feature of this game was the home
run by Archio Hood.
Sufficient rain to well dampen tho
top of the ground foil laBt night, nnd
this precipitation is followod by a con
tinuation of cool weathor. , Up to this
date there has not boen a day of what
might bo termed warm spring weather;
the season is considerably backward.
Tho Catholic Girls Club spent last
evening at tho Elias homo whon they
wero the guests of misses Mary Elias,
Lucy Dunn, Sadio Sheeey, Mrs, Harry
Gutherless and Mrs. Edward Walker.
Tables wore nrrantred for progressive
five hundred nnd the hand painted plato
won by Mrs,' Will Hp.wloy, Frozen
dosnrts woro served. bta, B. A.
Elias of Orkard.Cal., wasan out of town
During the electric storm early yos
terday morning tho lightning entered
tho wires of the Lloyd opera
houio and the crepo paper decora
tions on the stage ignited and tho
flames extended to tho fringe on the
piano cover which partly burned, but
hose companies prompt work preventod
any serious damage. The firs was dis
covered by tho McKoweon'family who
occupy the house on the adjoining lot.
John Pohl, a man about fifty-five
years of ugo and who resides nine
miles northeast of Brady, was brought
to town Friday by Fred McCalg in a
demented condition. Pohl, who has a
family consisting of a wife and eight or
nine childron, has had periods of mental
trouble for Home timo past, and each
recurrence proving somewhat worse
than the preceding ono, it was thought
bust to bring him uororo tho Insano
board. A hearing was had yesterday und
tho case taken under advisement.
Mrs. Henry Libby of Lodge Pole,
was a guest at thoW. T.Aldenresidonco
Saturday and Sunday.
Commencement Books at Rincker
Book & Drug Co. Blue Front. 33-3
A. P. Kolly has purchased a sovon
passenger Bix cylindor Mitchell car of
tho J. S. Davis Auto Co. Tho car nr
rived in this city last night. The body
is of French design and very gracoful
appearing. Tho car is smarted and
lighted by tho Esterline electric system.
For Rent.
Two tracts of good hay land close to
the city, houses and rooms.
Bratt & Goodman.
Dr. O. II. Cresslcr left tho latter
part of hut woek for Omaha to attend
tho state dental meeting this week.
J. W. Payno has purchased ono' of
tho latest Oakland touring cars, model
42, of tho J. St Davis Auto Co. The car
arrived in this city last night overland
from Otnnha. It is finished in gray with
nickel trimmings. Tho radiator 1b "V"
shaped made of Gorman silver and adds
greatly to tho beauty of tho car. The
car is started and lighted by tho Delco
electric system. Mr. Payno has driven
an Oaklnnd car for flvo years.
The county commissioners convenod
in session today and will transact such
business as is on hand or may be
brought before them.
If you're looking for low price
merely you don't want to buy
"WALK OVER" shoes. If
you're looking for unvarying
duality and superiority, you do
want to buy "WALK OVER" shoes.
Wilcox Department Store
The New Model
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This model represents tho
'aat word in corsetry, being
procured after tho spring cata
log went to press. It is ox
tromely long and straight In
tho skirt, with waist propor
tionately large. In the 10 inch
corset tho buat is very low,
the 11 inch length has bust
ono Inch higher, the skirts of
both being tho samo length.
The elastic soctlons at sides
and back are so placed as to
hold tho lower portion of the
corset very closely and allowing sufficient expansion for comfort1
in walking, anil when' seated. While this model is extreme in!
straight lines and length, the utmost care has been exercised tliatr
it may be perfectly comfortable with ample room over dia-
phragm and in the back, apove waist line.
408 I 23 Figured Mercerized Broche. .$8.50 :1
Wilcox Department Store

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