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'o Wst Wcnl Rochfj. -I mx-Wnlfo Wv think TWENTY-NINTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEU AUGUST 7, 1914. No 57 PERSONAL PARAGRAPHS TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS Movih wm fw W''vw''w' Cs 1VATKK IS KXCKLLKNT J - SAYS Dll. II. II. AVA1TK I y Mrs. -John States went to Kearney this morning to attend a house party giving by Mrs. Annlo Wernert. Mrs. . Whitehead, who had been a guest of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Don, returned to her homo In Goring Wed nesday. J. A. Toops and wlfo left Wednes day for Ft. Madison, la., whore, they will spend some time visiting rela tives. Mr. and Mrs. Dretzer, of Syracuse, "' !.. tolling 11V1C IU1 BOICilll days with Mr. Bretzer's brother, Frank Dretzer and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ell Kunkol, residing . . J J o iV uo it from their cousins, Mildred and Alice Rees, of Norfolk, Neb Misses Minnie Andersen and Mar tha Herman, of Osceola arrived in tho city this week for a visit of several days with Mrs. C. T. Whelan. Miss Anderson is a sister to Mrs. Whelan. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Posey, proprle- tors of the Union Paclllc hotel expect to leave about tho middle of the month for Spokane, Wash., and other points) along tho western coast. They will spend a month visiting and outing on tho western coast. iiarry uixon win leavo tomorrow lor - -.. - j j I Minnesota, where he will spend about two weeks. Ills daughter, Harriet, who was operated upon for appendici tis, Is recovering nicely, being able to bo out of bed six days after the oper ation. Charley Dixon will return and assist at tho store during his father's absence. Mrs. Ernest Stenger and daughters Helen and Elizabeth, of St. Joe, Mo., aro tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. McDonald, having arrived yesterday afternoon. Thoy were former resi dents of North Platte, Mr. Stenger at that time filling the position of assist ant superintendent, but for several years has been general manager of the Grand Island and St. Joe road. $100,000 APPROPRIATION THROWN OUT OF CONGRESS Word was received here last evening from Representative Dan v. Stephens at Washington announcing that tho amendment to the Sundry Civil bjll, introduced by Senator Norris, appro priating $100,000 for the Geological survey for use In boring for wells and making other experiments In the reat plains area 'to determine wheth er or not there was artesian water, was thrown out of conference and that the bill would be taken up without the amendment. Villa question bud considerabb !)iu Ing ,511 this part of the countr.- as the experiments were to have been made ah through the seml-arld section east of tho mountains for tho purpose ot,Umt are ten foot hIgh Hcnry attr, iftermlnlng whether or not thmerc vus artesian water in sufficient amount for Irrigation purposes or if there-va3 watfr In sufficient amounts th'it It could be pumped profitably. Tho ex periment was also to determine if there was gas or oil In this region. This amendment was lntroduco'l in ti.o &onato some time ago by Senator Nun is nnd passed tho senate The house, however, voted It down an.l il war, taken into conference whero it was l ejected. The chambor of eom j.'.t. o took the matter up with Hit senators and representatives from Ne- "rrasd u and asked that they support the measure. Some of them responded n thai they had supported It, but that hero was much opposition. For Sale Vi or section G miles north of city, with crop, stock', phone, machinery, clear, $2500.00 or $5000.00. Ranches, city property, terms. M. Bokosklc, North Platte, Neb., 205 south Ash street. 57-2 v&. I J if we or we never x DON'T OVERLOOK CHECKS. This is the fall to start a checking account-to get in the habit of paying in the way thai brings back a receipt every time. It is good business to get recipts, nnd checks are good receipts for they satisfy the Courts. So we say: Don't over look them. This is the Fall to start your checking account and this is a good strong bank to bank with. Platte Valley State Bank, "HARVE8T HEADQUARTERS" All Grain North Platte BgnYour Account Wiflfflf Tito Mothors' Club will meet Tues day aftornoon nt tho school of music. Mrs. W. P. Snyder Is roportcd qulto sick at hcDohome at the experimental sub-station Stato Engineer Prlco and wlfo wero ' that there Is no danger from ty town vostornilv nnrnntn ta Herlnc. I phold In It. Dr. Walte SttJ'S 111 part In town yesterady enrouto to Goring They wore making tho trip by auto. Wanted Girl for gonoral house work or to assist with housowork. ' Mrs. J. B. Edwards, COS W. Fifth. Christian Science servlco at 11 a. Q,l,,, !;"""' Subject: "Spirit." Sun day school nt 12 m. Building & Loan building. Special prlco on ladles' vosts for Qn hirlnif o IVIIaav Trtrn rfninnt otnrn """' "- ".ui, Tho Horshey Times reports that Miss Ruby Plcklo, residing In tho north hills, attempted to take her life Sunday by taking carbolic acid. The stork visited tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Edwards Monday (light and deposited a girl. Tho interested parties aro reported to bo getting along nicely. The Lutheran brotherhood will bo entertained Monday evening at tho homo of Frank Brotzcr In honor of Mr. Bretzer's brother, who Is visiting 1rtr Ptrtrt CitPrt nilcin VT V hero from Syracuse, N. Y. Seo the new models In corsots at Wilcox Department store. As a mark of respect to tho lato Mrs. Woodrow Wilson and to tho president, tho flag on tho federal building is nt half itmst nncl will remain so until nf ter tho funeral. C. F. Tracy returned yesterday from a trip to Maxwqll and Brady soliciting orders' for nursery stock. Ho made the trip In his Saxon car and says it performed well In the sandy road3 east of Brady. North Platto friends of Miss W. E. Hesso, now living with her brother at Boulder Creek, Cal., will regret to learn that she recently suffered a stroke of paralysis, her entire right side being affected. House for rent at 212 cast Sixth. In quire Mrs. Ed. Seyforth. Weather forecast for North Platte and vicinity: Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday 'Cooler Saturday. Highest tmperattirb yesterday 98, a year ago, 84; lowest temperature last night, 68, aycar ago GO. Hugh Crelley arrived in tho city this morning from the eastorn part of tho states to spend a few days visiting O. H. Thoelecko and looking after his land Interests. Mr. Crelloy has a grain crop which is now being harvested and he came hero to look after it. Stovo repairs. P. McGovorn, Gil Locust street, Phono R. 2G0. BG-4 Henry Fulk, living at O'Fallon, Is exhibiting at Sutherland corn stalks butes the big growth to tho benlflcent effects of tho democratic adralnlstra tlon. Now fall silks at Wilcox Depart ment store. A party of men representing tho Packard Motor Co., and traveling in a Packard auto truck, passed through Tuesday. The truck was fitted with bunks and other requirements for the trip. Tho party was enrouto to the Pacific coast. Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Mahagan of So dalla, Mo., arlvcd in tho city yester day and will spend some time here. . Mr. Mahagan will have charge of tho irforlor decorating oft ho federal building and he announces that the work will last about six weeks. Ho but recently comploted a job at Mexi co, Mo., for tho Grohnc Contracting Co., of Joliet, 111., of which ho is in the employ. He announces also that ho will want a nurnbor of men nnd that he will employ what local labor thoro is available. fa sail xru never iru succeed -i" in-coin Checks Cashed. Nebraska. ft & 1MY jE' Q by City Water Commissioner Hershey S. Welch received word this morning from Dr. II. II. Walte of tho university In regard to the samplo of water sent off for Inspection that it Is excellent as follows: "I did not rccolvo the sample of wat er which you sent mo until Monday, Aug. 3, hence It must have been more than 4S hours old when I received It. Notwithstanding this fnct I mado n bacteriological examination of tho samplo as you requested. To get tho best results tho water should bo -examined as soon as it is collected or at least as soon as poscslblc after it is col lectctl. It should also bo packed In a sufficient amount of lco to keep It cool until it is examined. Even tho' it .was bo old beforo It was examined tho examination showed it to bo ex cellent. There was no colon or gas forming bacteria present hence there was no evidence of contamination with sowago or anything olso which might contain J-yphold bacilli. As n matter of fact thoro were no typhoid bacteria present or any othor dlsoaso produc ing bacteria." A further chemical test of tho water will bo nuido by Dr. Walto In tho near j futuro to determine more definitely if tho water is absolutely pure. In his I letter he stated that tlila should be' missloncr Welch announces that hof" will, have it done soon lU'lTOMI" OF Tin: EUROPEAN WAR Sveaborg, "Gibraltar of tho Bal tic," was bombarded by a German fleet. Bolclnn reports of Wednesday's bat tle between Qermnn nnd Belgian troops nt Liege give tho Gorman causuall tles at 8,000 and those of tho Belgians as relatively small. More than twenty German merchant vessels havo been taken by tho Brit ish. A report from Paris says Germany lias threatened Italy with war unless it supports tho other mombers of the Trlnlo Alliance. Austrlans renewed the bombard ment of Belgrade, Servla. Tho German ambassador left Ldn don. The bank, of England reduced its discount rato from 10 to G Dor cent. Food suplles in-Parls co'ntlnue-plcjnTJ tiful, with prices only slightly above normal. Only a alight skirmish, with few casualiUes, was reported from the FrancpGerman frontier. z German officers arrested In Ostend as spies aro to bo shot by tho Bel gians. The American embassy assumed charge of tho Gqrman Intorcsts lnt he British Isles. Franco has rushed a big body of troops Into Belgium to contend with 80,000 German troops now marching across thilt country townrd France. British Cruiser Amphlon was Bunk by striking mine laid by Germans, and 130 men lost. ' Two Gorman warshps were sunk oif'tha' coast of New England by s British fleet. The Gorman war ves sels had been pursuing tho passenger llnqr Lusitania. Stovo repairs. P. McGovorn, 511 Locust street, Phono R. 2G0. 5G-4 Miss Lena Basldii3 left this morn ing for Grand Island to spend a few days. An oightpound giry baby was born yesterday afternoon to Mr. and Mrs. L. I. Tucker. Mother and daughter aro reported to bo getting along nicely. L. D. Thoelecko, who has been visit ing In tho city for a fow days with his son, O. H. Thoelecko and family, left this morning for Keystono to visit n daughter on hor homestead. Opening of bids for tho Improve ments on tho Episcopal church, was postponed Wednesday until tomorrow evening. Tho estimated cost of tho improvement! is four thousand doll ars. The now rosldonco of Premus For stedt is nearing completion and ho ex pects to move his household goods into It next week. If you did not receive a copy of NEWTON'S MONTHLY BOOSTER, calif or one at C. M. Newton's. They aro free. Reduced prices on cotton dresses nt Wilcox Dopartmont store. Vienna Cafe Special Sunday Dinner. August 9, 1914. Sliced Cucumbers Coiisuiuino 3Iaccdolnu Filed Trout Parsley Hutter Fried Spring Chicken, Country Sljle Roast Crime Ribs of Hccf, nu Jus Rolled Leg of Lmiib, Caper Stiuro.. Combination Salad New Potatoes In Cream Corn on Cob Cancy Green Peas Clicry Roll Vanilla Ice Cream Iced Watermelon Teu Coffee Iced Tea Milk V WISH to announce to the I MUSIC-STORE in the CLINTON JEWELRY STORE. Can own terms. Call and see me. Jr. ink a3IJjLJr. A Hunters, Farmers, Attention Our gamo laws aro good and wise, of great benefit to the farmer and tho honest sportsmen. I am pleased to say that thoy aro uphold by tho great majority, who recognize that they aro mado for all and not for the favored few. Hut there aro a sninll number of game hogs who do not believe In tho rights of othors, nor In tho laws of our common-wealth, who still go out and kill pralrlo chickens so young that they ennnot fly, who hide, them at the edge of town and go out for thorn after midnight and then Bell them to others, if thoy have not spoiled In tho meantime. Now In order to stop this Illegal sale nnd klling by these fow gamo hogs, I desire a volunteer from every precinct in Lincoln county to co-opor-ato with mo and act as doputy warden. Wrlto mo nnd the birds will bo protect ed until September 1st. OWEN JONES. Hand Concert Program Sunday evoning, August 10th, at 9 o'clock, tho North Platto Military band Earl Stamp, director, will present tho following program at Court House park. March "First Regiment Band" Atkinson. Overture "Martha" F, Von Flo tow. Serenade "D Amour" Von Blon. Swing Soln "L" EscarpolQtto" Barns. Popular Hit "Tho Good Ship Mary Ann" LcBoy. Waltzes "Dream of Paradlso" Barnard. March "Lanco and Shield" Lau rendonu. Tho attic and roof of tho Pulllam hotel at Brady was damaged by flro Tuesday forenoon. For a time It look ed as though tho building was doomed, but by tho uso of tho chemical extin guishers the Hamo3 were gotten under control. Notice to Hunters. All hunters and othors aro warned against trespassing on lands owned or controlled by tho undoralgned. All per sons vloluting this notice will bo sum marily dealt with according to law, as It Is determined that trespassing on our lands shall cease. A. Dnnard A. Falk Oto Roberts Dan Kunkol O. L. Watklns Martin Hnnan J. A. Markeo Geo. Single J. A. Kunkol Jos. Hershoy II. M. Horshey Jesso Kunkel W. C. Masters C. A. Howard C. Osgood Joo Shaw W. Kunkol E. Dolko Fred DIohl Will Sonnerman L. L. Lloyd A. Connor A. Kunkel Ell Kunkel Collins Bros. Elmer Daggett J. K. Crow PIANOS CASH OR CREDIT. public that I have opened up an Supt. W. R. Cnhlll was visiting In tho city yesterday and went up tho branch on a tour of Inspection. Ho re turned Inst evening and left this morn ing for his home in Omaha. Now fall dress goods .at Wilcox de partment storo. days visiting friends. R. F. Stuart, who recently closed out Ills plumbing establishment hero to chango his location to Columbus, loft for that place last overling. Mrs. Stuart loft for Columbus tho first part of tho weok. Mr. Stunrt loaves this city with a host of friends who wish him tho host of bucccsb In his now lo- Aug. 8th in light or dark stripes and, plain colors, with military collar, ages 6 to 15, a 50-cent waist for 25c. Saturday, Boys' Waists Seoonover & Co x Up-fb-date PIANO AND sell you aj'iano at your Jut Wheat on tho J. J. Waltora farm In tho valloyw as threshed this woek and tho sixty, acres avoraged twonty-soven bushels por aero. IS'ur.so RrowiiMemorinl Hospital 1008 West Fourth St., city. This hospital has a, good location for qulotudo and rest, excollont facil ities for comfort and convenience thorough equipment for tho treatment of Medical, Surgical and Confinement cases For Information address, MRS MARGARET HALL, Supt., or MISS LULU MAXWELL, Head Nurso. Di Infield Infield Physicians and Surneons. WILLIS J. nEDFinLD. Surgeon. JOE U. nCDFIELU. PhyilclAn. OFFICE: Physicians & Surgeons . Hospital . . I'HONE 042. Olllco Phono 410 lies. Blk 552 BERTHA MANGON THOMPSON M.D. Physician and Surgeon Dlseoita of Woman and Children a Specialty NORTH PLATTE, NEB. New McCabe Mbg. NOURISHING ICE CREAM It is the purity of our ico cream that makes it not only delicious but nourishing. Wo invito you to inspect our ica crsam plant and toe the sanitary conditions under which it is made. Everything which onttrs into its composition is nbiolutely puro and every utensil is as claan as you would like il to be. Try our ice cream onco and you will order it again. We supply ic cream for parties, banquets and clubs. Let us Rive you an estimate. Stone Drug Co.