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LOCAL AKI) PERSONAL.
J. II. IIcgai;ty went to Sidnoy yester day morning to Hpond tho renmindor of this week. W. J. Hondy loft Wednesday night for Oniahn to spend u couple of dn at the auto show. The new lino of BucllH Embroidery Packages Is fine. You will find u com pletoassorlment at Wilcox Dept. Store Mrs. Robort Wolr and daughter Alice loft yo3torday morning for Ster ling to look up a rosidonco. Miss Elsie Langford has accepted n position as stenographer In the now office rooms of M. K. Novillo. C. M. Trottor arrived yesterday from Omaha in a Studobakor six car for wliich ho has a probable purchaser. Dr. Brock, Dentist, over Stono Drug Stare. Elmor SoIIor returned Wednesday evening from Carroll, la., wlioro ho was called by tho lllnoss of his slst-jr recently. . We can fit you out in a now spring corset all tho now models arc now in our corset department. Satisfaction guaranteed. E. T. TRAMP. & SONS. Jarvo Wright, who had been em ployed as driver for tho Llork-Sandall grocery for somo time, resigned tho first of tliis week. For Salo Property on Seventh and Willow streets. Good invcutniemt. Phono Red 301. 8-0 Mrs. W. V. Hoagland left yostorduy morning for Scotts Bluff to remain until Sunday in tho interests of tho Rebckah lodge. Frank Ilcrrod, of Ogalalla, cumo down yesterday morning to visit his mothor Mrs. Reginn llorrod and trans act business. Tho niftiest Coats and Suits ovoi shown in North Platto are now on dis play at BLOCK'S. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Balrd, of Key stone, who wore guests of tho lattor's parents, I.Ir .and Mrs. Con Walker, hove returned homo. Tho Trotter garago recoived a ship ment of flvo Oakland cars yesterday, somo six tho other four cylinder. Mr. Trtottor expects n car of Studobakor sixes next week. Mrs. Georgo Frater returned Wed nesday evening from Oklahoma whore Bho was called sovoral months ngo by tho illness of her mothor who is now much improved. Ira Russoll, of the stato uulversllv, was obliged to give up his studios for a tlmo on account of illness and camo a few days ngo to visit his sister Mis. John Dick. For Farm Loans seo or write Gono Crook, room 3, Waltemdth building, North Platte. 41tt Owen O'Neill, living west of town had a salo of personal proporty Wed nesday with a largo crowd nttcndlng. LIvo stock sold woll, throe;yonr-old heifers offered in bunchos-firlnginB sixty dollars n bead. Ilarloy Smith of Brady; wanted In Bollot, Kan., on a chnrgo of felony was taken In chargo by Sheriff Sal isbury Wednesday. Smith claims that the chargo Is an un'just ono. Ho wno taken to Kansns by Offlcors from Bo- IMHXUS IN SOUTH PLATTE nVENTY.SKVE.Y YEARS A 00. The Odd Fellows mask ball was hold Feb. 22d, with an attendance that packed the Lloyd; over 150 wore mas ked and as The Tribune published tho "list wo note among those present wore Mike Sorenson, Tom Henley, Mrs.M.H. Douglas, Mary Pattorson, SallleMatik, P. II. McEvoy, Dell Huntington, Addle Rowland, Henry Brotornltz, Will Woodhurst nnd Charley Hupfer. Nlno tonths of tlioso who were mnsked have since removed from the city or passed to tho beyond. John Bratt & Co. purchased 45,000 bushols of corn from south sldo far mers which they had ground and fed to their1 cattle, Wo note that there was a county seat contest In Deuel county nnd that Clinppoll cast .'1,000 votes and Big Springs 5,000. Every votor In tho lat ter place cast forty ballots. North Platte boys attending school at Lincoln woro keeping In tho front rank. J. B. McDonald was local editor of tho Hesperian, the off leal orfcan of tlic state unlvorsity; Ed Goodman had boon elected president of the literary society connected with tho Lincoln business college; and Arthur Hoag land and Andy Scharmann were given prizes for mathematical contosts in tho snmo business school. Fred Jlnnlon, for seventeen years watchman at the U. P. bridge, went lo Omaha to visit frionds. Tho Brotherhood of Railroad brake men wore making arrangements to givo n ball on March 4th. Tho offlco of assistant superinten dent of the Wyoming division was abolished.. Bob Baxter had been filling tho position. A petition was being circulated ask ing President Harrison to. appoint Willis Record, of Keith County, re ceiver oft ho North Platto land office. The Elkhorn ranch, now tho Doo llttlo southwest of town, was adver tised to bo sold at sheriff's salo un der foreclosure of a $9,000 mortgage hold by W. D. Waldo. A petition had been circulated as'c ing for a consolidation of O'Fallon ami BIrdwood precincts for tho pur pose of voting bonds for n bridge across tho North Platto river. Prairie schooners were pasiing though North Plntte by tho dozens, notwithstanding the mornings were crisp and frosty. : :o: : -Shrulm We have somo surplus stock of or- nnmontnl shrubs, Splren, Iloncyauc klo, Mock Orange, etc., to dlsposo of by salo. Thoso are largo and will bloom this summor. Tho Bnmo class of.stock as used on M. J. Forbes and Ray Langfordts lawns Inst spring, H. A. McCOMB. Phono !!)!). Experiment Station. ::o:: Tho trees on tho lots recently pur clmsod by Brodbeck & Son woro cut downi yestordny to make room for tho now building. Among theso trees woro two olms it was cortalnly too bad to thus destroy. Frionds in this city havo received nnnoujuccmcnts of; , tho mnrhiago of Miss Poarl Beam and Loy Eyorly, both of Horshoy to trtko placo at Hors'ioy on Tuosday, Fob. 20th. P. W. Soudor, of Hnyos Center, is Ml lfS FEATURING S 1 Mini 'PRTNO is here, and on everv hand nature flaunts m'-)?i - i i . i . r. 1. tT.i tt .1 i i ner Drigni, Jiesu cuiors wmie moiner iarui uecKS herself in new garments Lo greet the season. And with the coming of Spring your thoughts too, turn to the question of new clothes to wear clothes that shall be appropriate in color and texture lo meet -the needs of the season. In your mind rises the fainil iar but perplexing question of what "will be worn this season. Then is the time to come to us, lo visit our different departments, to see what our buyers have gathered for your inspection at this time. Now they spread before you the results of their months of study of Fashion's moods. Table and shelves, rack and cabinets everywhere you find things that are new in such profusion that even the most critical can quickly find just what they want. Make a list of your needs come in and let us help you make your purchases. IT8 iLui T TRAMP Hot who woro notified of his arrest. I visiting his brother Sam Soudor this Geo. N. Glbbs loft last cveninc foriwook, Kansas City to nttond tho funeral of his grandmother, who died" In Okla homa yostorday. Tho deceased was elghty-sovon years of ago and prior to tho paralytic stroko which resulted in donth, was in oxcollont honlth. ::o:: For Sale. I offor at prlvnto salo at my place 17 miles south of North Platto throe horses, two cows, ono fall calf, lumber wagon, mower, hay rako, doublo work harness and other articles. 10-4 IDA WINGART. Miss Ilolcn Harris, of Lincoln, ar rived a few days ago to visit hor sister Mrs. J. B. Retinoid. -: :o: :- V. J. DIENER & CO. Real Estate nnd Insurance Como and boo uh for town lotB In dlfforont parts of tho city. Good In vestments on ensy terms. Houses for sulo and rent. Wo havo also good bar gains in farms and ranches. Cor. Front and Dowoy Sta.. upstairs For Puro Jorsoy Milk, Phono 783F14, and it will bo dollvored. 103tf Wilcox Returns From East. J. Q. Wilcox returned the early part of the week from a trip tc St. Joe, Mo., and Chicago, where ho purchased spring stock for the Wilcox store. In both of theso Jobbing centers ho found tho wholesale houses unable to supply tho retail morclmnts with all tho clas ses of goods they desired, and In! mmy lines tho supply is far below tho de mand. All classes of merchandise 4 higher in prlco tlian last fall, these advances ranging from flvo to thirty live per cent, and further advances afc anticipated. Thero Is a greater scar city of Imported goods, and this Is ea-'j peclally truo of linens. Mr. Wilcox says business conditions In the middle west appear to be exc llcnt. ::o:: Iluuguluw for Sale G Rooms, 3 blocks from court house, As I hnvo decided to move on a tract of land adjoining the city, I am placing on salo my new homo on south Vino street. This is n six room house, the living room being 20 feet by 13 feet. Largo brick llro placo in ond of liv ing room. Double floors, tho top betnj maplo throughout tho house, both up stairs and down. Half basement, di vided with cemont block partitions for cellar and coal bins. Flnslied in birch wooti down stairs and white enamel upstairs. Full equipped bath room up stairs, and closets in each 'bed room. Toilet and lavatory on first floor. The lot Is a Bouthcast corner lot with side walks on both sides. Curbng In front. Yard woll filled and a good stand of grass. Good slzo barn which can be used for two cars, or car and other purposes. Prlco $4,000.00 m good terms. Inquiro of O. F. TEMPLE, Owner. ti rri rirrTrn v i mr i 'i iu i h ii hi irww 1 1 ' Small Change for Every One Did you ever stop to think how much time is wasted making clinngo at the stores when doing your shopping? We have on hand at all limes an ahundancc of small change such as pennies, nickels, climes, quarters, half-dollars and dollars which we are pleased to oxchange for your larger money. Just drop in the hank hefore you reach the store and supply yourself with change. Always at your sorvice. Mc Donald State Bank. "The bonk behind the Thrift movement" 3Insons Cclebralc Anniversary. Members of the Mnson fraternity and members of their famllis tt the numbor of nearly 400 assembled at the temple Tuesday evening to celebrate tho anniversary of the dedication of the building and enjoy the annual Washington birthday dinner. A splen did menu was served followed by an address by II. G. Knowles, songs by a malo quartette and selections by tho Stamp orchestra. A letter was read from John Soren son, now of Los Angeles, tho writer wishing tho lodgo success and pros perity, and asking It to accept with his compliments threeo gavels which ho had made, from tho wood of an oraiigo tree. Tho latter part of the evening was devoted to dancing. ::o:: For County Clerk. I hereby announce myself a cautl.- dato for County Clerk of Lincoln County , subject to tho wishes of tho Democratic electors, primaries April 18. Was born In this county fhirty olght years ago, taught school thrco years', later, homestendlng In Cotton wood Precinct whoro I now reside. ROYAL S. ERICSSON. Mr?. Edwlrfa Schatz, of Omaha, who visited Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Schatz last week, left Tuesday for Choyenns. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Steele have leased the Hinninn ranch formerly oc cupied by Mr. and Mrs. Owen O'Neil. Frank Hatch went up the branch road yesterday to spend a' few days on business for the. Western Union office. Mrs. Wm. Jeffers and Miss "Eileen Kelihor of Omaha, returned home Tuesday evening after visiting Mr. an 1 Mrs. A. A. Schatz for a few days. Christlo Adams left last night for Omaha to spend a week or longer. Guy McMncken, of Plattsmouth, is spending this week visiting local friends. Mr. and Mrs. Jame3 Haste and chil dren of Hershey, are visiting wit't Mrs. A. 3. Salisbury. Mrs. John Sheffield and son of Ban croft, la., who1 have been visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. 'Con Walker frr several weeks will return home Mon day morning. toii- Seed Corn for Sale. Seed corn that took first prlzo at the Lincoln County Corn Show and second prizo at tho'stato Corn showatLincoln in January, 191G. F. O. JOHNSON, North Platto, Neb. ::o:: W. P. Snyder loft yesterday morning for Mitchell to Bpend soveral days on business. HEALTH HINTS v A cold may come from poor digestion and a laxative, a day in bed and a hot wator boittlo may euro It. Do not wear damp shoes, or over cover your throat. Lotion for nlargcment and redness of nosj: Mur iate of Ammonia 1 dram, tannic acid dram, glycerine 2 or. , rose water 3 oz. Bind saturated cottton on tho noso ait night until cured. Lot us make tho lotion ior you. map, fc?2V L Spill -cf-f v5?3 "S; town ' L-K If We Her.e Show Page 984 and 985 of Webster's Universal Dictionary Giving A Definition of Lumber Yard We don't lile the definition. It no douht descihes some yards accurately, but there isn't enough life about it to suit us. This sounds better LUMBER YARD A busy place, where everybody who builds any thing from a church to a chicken coop goes to Buy Tho Best Lumber and Building Matorlal Coates Lumber and Coal Co. The Home of Good Coal Phone 7. V'v4i if S v In irj STOP THAT COLD! IF IT IS SERIOUS SEE THE DOCTOR before it becomes worse iuil bring us tho prescription, if It Is light or If you wish to pre Tent it altogether, come to us in full Confidence; Our slodk con tains tested preparation for ex ternal and internal use. In view of tho bad Aveathef we bare laid in n stock of Chamois Yosts nnd various Sumlrlcj that mny como In linndy very soon, Hcttcr look them over .VOW! J. H. STONE DRUGGIST Cheapest Washing You Ever Did Ono cent an hour for washing and wringing, That's tho avcraco cost for cur rent. Sometimes it's loss thnn tht Anrl this mncliino rcallv wnsli merelv "swaah" th rlnth Its backward and forward motion thoroly mixes tho suds with tho clothos every incli of them and tho result is a clean, white. sweet-smelling washing. You don't havo to uuuu-iuu u suicii. n never narms the finest laces. Tho dollv nnd interior walls nrn n. tirely free from anything that would catch Saves Time and Labor 13 !(! H . Wrlnns by Electricity It washes in but a mam fmninn iun isn -..:- i t . . i . . . -...w..w. w. iiuiu iuuuucu uyanana washer' i a",1.f:K;"."g a" ordinary task. Easy to operate Just screw the t"j Ul" "b"1 mrn mo switcn ana tiiero you aro. Always wui siops wnea h aoes. lilectric mechanism mm gears entirely enclosed. Jlascastorsandballbearings. Free Trial Sec Our Dealer Ho will let you havo ono on 3odnys free trial. H it doesn't suit, you arc not out a cent. GRINNELL WASHING MACHINE CO. Grlnnell, Iowa SiviS ELEcfg Washing Machine North Platte Light & Power Co. V