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unt-HleeBItt 4.' TWENTY-NINTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEB., AUGUST 21, 1914. No. 61 MQVtk Mj i j CITY -AND COUNTY NEWS For Rent 5 room modern cottage at 120? west Second St. Phone red 114. Cl-2 P. H. Lonergan has leased the pic ture show at Suthorland and will op erate it two night a week. Dave Hunter, of Sutherland, states that the apple yield of his orchard will be about ten thousand bushels. Go to the auction at McKay's Satur day afternoon, 2:30 and Saturday evening 7:30. Mr. and Mrs. Millard Hosier loft on an early train this morning for a visit in Denver and other Colorado points. W. H. McDonald was among those who attended the funeral of the lato Mrs. John McCullough at Maxwell Wednesday. x The Sutherland Free Lance says tho hot and dry weather of tho past week has put-the finishing touches on the most of that dry land corn which managed to hold out so long. Christian Science service Sunday 11:00 a. m., subject "Mind." Sunday school i 12 m. Wednesday evening meeting S:00 o'clock. Building & Loan building, room 25. Tho Royal Neighbor Social Club will be entertained at the home of Mrs. Nelsen Hammer, 914 west Sixth street, Tuesday afternoon, August 25. A ten cent lunch will be served. Ev ery one is cordially Invited. Arthur, tho young son of Fred Mc Caig, of Brady, accidentally swallow ed a sand burr Wednesday evening and wnsjjrought here to have it dis lodged. The effort by local physi cians was not" successful and ho was taken toOmaha the following day. - 4 ' - "i i C. F. Temple and C. J. McNamara will leave tomorrow in the former's car for Cherokee Park where they will spend a week on an outing. Mrs. Temple has been there for. a month past and Mr. McNamara also has-fol-atives there; 'MTempleli tamilf will return with them. . Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Goodman, who returned Wednesday from an auto trip to Estes Park, speak highly of the pleasures of such a trip. They found the roads in good condition, and though the sun was hot' during the middle of the day, the mornings and evenings were cool and pleasant. For Rent Five room flat over Yel low Front Shoe Store. Inquire of T. C. Patterson. . The funeral of the late Mrs. John McCullough was held at Maxwtell Wednesday forenoon and was largely attended. Requiem high mass was said by Father Kavanaugh, and Miss Sadie Trovlllo, Miss Ida Ottcnstein and Chas. Pass, of this city, rendered the music. Tho deceased was seventy-two years of age and had resided at Maxwell for forty-six years. Her husband died six or seven years ago, and the children living are James and Michael McCullough and Mrs. Ellen Schop. Supt. Cahill, of tho Nebraska divi sion, passed oast yostorday enroute homo from Cheyenne. McKay's ontlro stock at "give-away" prices. County Surveyor R. L. Cochran left ( this morning for Sutherland Where ho will spend a few days looking after some engineering work. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Howard and two sons left this morning for Beatrice where they will spend some tlmo vis iting relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. George Buzzn, of Coun cil Bluffs, wore visiting in the city for a few days this week with Attorney and Mrs. L. C. Basklns. ( A woman's suffrage program will be given at the meeting of the Lady Mac cabees Saturday afternoon at three o'clock. Also a ton cent lunch will be served. I. L. Woodward. Henry Auftengarten, E. M. Searle and Judge Dano wore among tho Ogalallaites who wcro in town j'ostorday to wltnoss tho ball game. Wanted Dining room girl at Owl Cafe. j Dr. and Mrs. W. T. Engleman, of Grand Island, arrived In the city tho first of the week and spent sovcral days horo visiting Attorney and Mrs. L. C. Basklns. ' Tho Trent threshing crow recently threshed 2001 bushels of oats off of 27 acres for G. L. Mudd. With what had been fed off of this piece before it was threshed it is estimated tho aver age would have been 75 bushols per acre. Hershey Times. The annual Sunday school picnic of the Episcopal Sunday school will be held Tuesday afternoon, August 25th, on E. W. Wright's farm on the dj,1nnd In tho North Plnttn river. Con- veS'hnces will bo at tho church and at the chapel at 1:30 p. m. Don't forget the auction sale at Mel Kay's Saturday afternoon and evening.. TJfrflult Garman, ofDunlap, Towa, ar rived in the city the first of the week for a visit of some time with his brpthers, Clarence and Ralph Car man, and other relatives and friends. He Is spending his vacation here and will enter Creighton college again this fall to complete his course in phnrm acy. The first annual play festival will bo held at the public playground Wednes day evening, "August 2Gth, from 7 to 9 p. m. The full program wll be an nounced later. Tho playground asso ciation is very anxious that the citi zens show their appreciation of tho efforts the children will make by turn ing out to this play festival. Tho case of the state of Nebraska V3. Maurice J. O'Connell was starte'd Wednesday In the county court and has continued throughout two days. It will probably be finished up today, however. O'Connell is charged with ombezzlement and William Lyman Is the complaining witness. Several wit nesses have been examined and qulto 'a number have attended tho trial. BALL TOURNAMENT DRAWS BIG CROWDS Many fans from tho neighboring towns and a good crowd of local peo ple wore out to tho games for the first two days of tho tournament and they witnessed somo good games. About fifty ball players and twenty or more fans nro staying In tho city for tho threo days and much Interest is being shown. Tho dances Wednesday and last ovcnlng wero nlso well attended and cvoryono present reported n flno time. The games Wednesday were of the best that havo been played on tho local diamond and resulted In vic tories for Ogalalla from Cozad, and Hershey from North Platte. Tho Ogalalln-Cozad gamo resulted in a 3 to 2 score. Ogalalla started witli one score In tho first when Cozad orrored, letting n man to first and then missed a thrown ball, letting tho man to second. In the second inning another error by Carrlg let In two scores. Coad srored two runs In the third when after two men were out a hit and an error put a man on first and ono on bccoiuI. Marlett then went up in the air and walked three men, walking" two over the plate. Ogalalla got six hits and Cozad three. Mar lett and Harrington were batteries for Ogalalla and Todonhoff and Taylor for Cozad. i Tho second! game, between the Her shey Giants and North Platte resulted In a shut out, Hershey winning with a 3 to 0 score. Failure to hit tho ball when men wore on bases rosulted In no scores for tho locals, whllo tho vis itors landed on Pitcher Smith for ten hits. Some untimely errors also let in the scores, as there wero no e.irneu runs. Beachan had tho locals on his hip, letting them down with only two hits and striking out cloven men. Tho batteries wore Smith and Pass, Beach an and McConnell. Thursday afternoon tho fans down at the ball lot were treated to two moro strong games, North Platto win ning from Ogalalla by a score of two to one In a gamo that went eleven Innings, and Cozad defeating norshey by a three to nothing score. In the Ogalalla-North Platto game tho latter team scored one in tho second inning and the Ogalallas ono in the fifth, then there was nothing doing In the scoring line until tho last half of tho eleventh when Pierce knocked a'fly over cen ter field so far into the cornfield that the ball was lost and ho made a home run, whereat tho crowd arose as ono man, howled itself hoarse and shower ed dimes, quarters and halves on Mr. Pierce. Vance occupied the mound for North Platte and Sheffield for Ogalalla, and each"" wero touched up for nine hits, North Platto made throe errors, Ogalalla two. The Cozad-Hershey gamo was a peppery ono also, tho last six innings proving almost perfect ball. Cozad scored once In tho second, when Ait ley knocked a three-bagger, and in the third scored twice through tho medium of a walk, an error nnd a hit. Woodbeck twirled for Hershey and Artlcy for Cozad( tho former allowing six hits and tho latter four. This afternoon Ogalalla will play Hershey and North Platto will go up against Cozad. So far each team has won a game, which means that at tho end of the series a division of the end of the series a division of the purs es must bo made. Today's games prom ise to bo Just as gingery as thoso of Wednesday and yesterday, "THE LITTLE STORE WITH BIG VALUES" VVhere Shall I Order My Suit This Season? The question now uppermost in the minds of tlie men t of our city. I wish to state that I have opened a "MEN'S STORE" Located on East Fifth Street, oqposite the Platte Valley State Dank, featuring Schoenbruns High Grade Tailoring at $15.00 up. '"Tailor Made" Shirts at $1.50 and up. "Tailor Made" Underwear at $2.50 and up. I guarantee only High Grade Work, No Fit, No Sale, and assure you I am not satisfied unles&,you are. You ivill find my store up to date iti every particular, extra good values, and you will receive full worth for every dollar. Harry S amueison OUTFITTER TO GOOD DRESSERS Vienna Cafe Special Sunday Dinner. i August 23, 1914. Soup - . Sliced Cucumber Con$omnic Tullcn Fried Lake Trout, Drawn Mutter fried Sprint,' Chicken, Country Stjle Ront Young Ruck, with Dressing Roast l'rliuo Ribs of Reef An Jus Chicken Salad jllnjonnlso Mashed Potatoes New Corn Young Turnips In Cream Cherry l'lc Iced Watermelon Ten Coffee Milk Ico Cream Iced Ten "Ose of the Tetspta in 0. S. and Europe When telephone rates are low and service good, the use of the telephone is liberal; if rates are high and service poor, the use of the telephone is restricted. Because telephone service in the U. S. is the best and the rates the lowest in the world, Americans use the telephone more than twice as much as the people of any other nation. Here are some interesting official figures: r, . h .,. Av. Tol. Calls per Per Cent Country Operated by perB(m per Year of v s United Statos Prlvato 101.99 100.0 Sweden Priv. and Gov. 77.47 47.8 Norway Priv. and Gov. 70.00 43.2 Germany Governraont 34.80 21.5 Great Britain Government 23.81 14.7 Belgium Government 18.23 11.2 Austria Government 12.5G 7.1 Hungary Government 9.59 B.-O Franco Government 8.3G D.2 Leg Broken in Collision. Prank Scott, fourteen year old son of JMr. and Mrs. Frank Scott, living on West Sixth, had his right leg broken below the knee yesterday afternoon '.when he was run down by an auto mobile at the corner of Sixth and Lo cust. Frank was coming soutlu on Locust and asio neared tho crossing an automobile driven by throe tour ists from Indiana turned into Locust from Sixth and collided with tho wheel. Frank was thrown to tho ground and front wheel passed over his right leg, causing a bad fracture Ho was dragged six or eight feet and was somewhat bruised on tho body. He was carried Into Echelborry's resi dence, a physician summoned nnd the broken bone set. Later ho was con veyed home. Tho tourists claim they were tun ning about six miles an hour when they turned tho corner, and that Frank pedaling against tho wind with his head down, failed to seo them ap proach, and that they had attempted to turn out of his way. IX SOCIETY Mrs. Geo. E. .Prosser ,and Mrs. Her bert W. Bakor will entertain at a Ken sington tills afternoon. Mrs. F. E. Billiard and Mrs. Fred erick Warren will give a luncheon Tor Mrs. Trueax today, followed by auc tion bridge. Mrs. M. E. Crosby entertained tho member's of tho Study club .at BOO Wednesday evening, an affair that proved very pleasant. Miss Bessie Smith entertained at n Kensington yostorday nfteinoon com plimentary to Mrs. Harry Smith, of Omaha, who is a visitor in town. Tho girl members of tho Bird club, of tho Washington school, had a mer ry tlmo at a picnic held on the banks of the North river Wednesday evening MIsb Laura Murray is president of tho club, and chaperoned tho picnickers. Miss Minnie Sleman entertained a party of guests at a lawn supper last evening at tho homo of her sister, Mrs. Fred Waltcmath, and later on an auto rldo was enjoyed. Tho Club Novita was entertained Wednesday afternoon by Mrs. Joder. In the contest glvon, Mrs. W. P. Sny der won tho prize, nnd Miss Arta Kochon, who was tjio guest of honor, received the consolation. Tho time was also spent with Kensington. At tho closo of tho meeting refreshments wcro served. The club's annual ev ening picnic was planned for next Friday evonlng at tho state farm. Tho WllO C..f PI... A- 1I,....L IHUUIUUIJJ UHU W.Ull IIUBMUMUB .. Tho North Platto Sweet Clover com- guests will bo conveyed In automobiles iWSliwiliSw IK liSSIKliiliwiHiiBHI mmBmsssmMimss wimriMt&mim, mmmmmmmmimMh;mM:WMm Miss Mirth Carmen, prima donna, Sheehan English Opera Co., Keith Monday evening, August 24th. NEBRASKA TELEPHONE COMPANY pany will finish tho harvest of sweet clover next week. Up to yestorday they had cut and stacked a llttlo 1,000 acres, and have 100 acres yet to cut on tKo A. W. Plumer land at Max well and fifty acres on tho Brown placo west of town. T,oday that cut on the J. E. Evans land north of the river Is being threshed. The yield vaiies from ono to four bushels to the aero. Fried chicken and a good time Is anticipated, Another ltesldent Dies John Aplet Christen VanKneton, a resident of this city for tho past three years, died Wednesday night shortly before midnight of a complication oN diseases. Ho was forty-eight years, sovou months and twont-soven days of ago at tho tlmo of his death and he leaves a wife and four small chil dren to mourn his death. Tho family camo over from tho old country pnly recently and tho husband has been employed aa a day laboror slnco he came to this city. Attend tho Grab Sale at McKay's Saturday afternoon. Weather forecast for North Platto and vicinity: Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday; warmer tonight. High est temperature- yesterday 80, a year ago 90; lowest last night GO, a year ago CI. For Rent Well furnished five-. Miss Wlnnlo Sullivan, of Brady, ar room cottage. Modern in overy re- rived In the city this morning to spend spect except beat. Phone black 512. somo tlmo visiting friends. Union Choral Sen Ices for Sunday Tho choirs of tho several churches of tho city that aro taking part In the Sunday ovenlng. The out-door servlc enlng at tho MothodlBt church and held a practice preparatory to giving a union choral service at tho meeting Sunday ovenlng. Tho out-doors ervlc os will closo Sunday evening and tho entire scrvico will bo musical. Tho meetings havo been a great success and It Is hoped that every church In tho city will Join In them next year. Ofrnltilln s. IWnd. Arrangements nro being made for a gamo of ball on tho local grounds Sunday afternoon between tho Ogalala and Cozad teams, with the same lino up as in Wednesday's game when tho score was throe to two in favor of Ogalalla. TIiIb gamo was not only thjboFt plnyed on tho local grounds this season, but tho two teams piay very clover ball all tho timo. If this game, which will be for a purse of $100 nnd part of tho gate re ceipts, materializes It will no doubt attract a record breaking crowd at the ball lot. Sealed bids will bo received up until Friday ovenlng, August 21st, 1914, for tho log school houso in District No. 3, Removal must bo made at once. Ad dress bids to d. e. Mcdonald, CGt4 North Platte, Nebraska. 31 ANY CANS FH03I NEIGHBORING TOWNS ATTEND IN CARS 3IANY LOCALS OUT Starts wjth Victory for Hershey anil Ogalalla Tho Excellent Games tho Tlrst Unj nnd Yesterday. Mrs. Charles Brown and Miss Ethel Brown, of Brady, arrived In tho city this morning to spend a few days visiting friends. Henry DIscoe, foreman at tho Wil liams ranch, southwest of Brady, at tempted to repair a windmill at tho ranch Friday, while the mill was In operation, Tho third finger on his loft hand got caught in tho works and was badly crushed. He camo to Goth enburg and Dr. Mooro amputated tho finger abovo tho first Joint. Henry sure has sand, for ho refused to tako an anaesthetic and watched tho op eration without batting an eyelash. Gothenburg Times.