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WILCOX DEPARTMENT STORE
The Store That Sells Wooltex Your Glasses Can't Work loose with our new moun- NtWC the' PERFECT LENS MOUNTING 0LDtin2- C. S. CLINTON, Registeied Opotomtrist. Look for tho sign with tho Big IUntf. DR. 0. 11. CRESSLER, . Gradnalc Dcniist Oflico over the McDonald Statu Dunk. SOCIETY AND CLUIJS. LOCAL AND PERSONAL. Miss Flo Stamp Is confined to' the house- this week with an attack of rheumatism. Mrs. Win. Hupfcr anil son returned yesterday from Omaha where they visited for a week past. Mrs. St.Marle of Brady, visited her brother Fred Oulmette and family this week. Swifts Premium Hams 20c a lb at Wilcox Department store. A nev and varied assortment ot Suits and Coats. E. T. TRAMP & SONS. m Perry Black of Grand Island, who visited Mr. and Mrs. George Langlols this week, lias returned homo. All the new styles In silks at Wilcox Department store. Horace Beldon ago IS,- and Mid3 Marie Miller age 21, both of this city, were granted a marriage license Tues day morning. Work began this week on tho new six room bungalow which Mr. and Mrs. Vigo Chrlstenson arc having built on South Maple street. For Sale 6 room cottage on west Eighth street. Modern except heat Phone Red 301. 8-G Mrs. Vigo Chrlstenson returned Tuesday evening from St. Paul where she was called by her sister's illness several weeks ago. Charles Strauss, of tho McDouald bank, is the vic'um of a severe case of rheumatism and is obliged to use a cane to assist him In walking. Dr. Everett Fonda, of Chicago, who visited his parents while convalescing from an aeration left Wednesday ev ening to resume his dental work in Chicago. An electric Grafanola, genuine m 'hogany, $150. DIXON, the Jeweler. Tho B. P. 0. Elks will give a social dance at their hall Thursday evening. Arrangements had been made to serve a pre-lenton banquet in connec'ion but it was decided to postpone the lat ter until after Easter. For Sale Black dirt, delivered at once. Phone 29. Julius Mogenscn. Jack, Sinclair was called to Detrlot, Mich., yesterday by a mesage stating that his father had died Wednesday evening. Mr. Sinclair visited there last .week and left his fnthor who had been ill much improved but a sudden change caused his death. Gas Tar, used tho same as Creosote, for preserving posts, for treating chicken'' houses to kill lice, 100 uses around the farm. 10c a gallon. We furnish tho barrel with GO gallons and . will deliver it to tho freight depot. North Platte Light & Power Co. 8-4 The funeral services of the lale Walter Stuart who died this wok were held yesterday afternoon at the residence and conducted by JUldor Johnson. A large concourse of friends attended. The remains weie hhken to Paxton this mornfng for burial. Mrs. James Bcekman will entertain tho Elito Kensington club on March Sth. Mrs. Arthur Fink will entertain the Et-A-Vlrp club on Tuosday nftorno.ii Fob. 29th. Mrs. Edward Weeks will entertain the Eldoen club on Wednesday after noon. March 1st. Tho Entro Nous club will bo enter tained Wednesday afternoon Mar. 1st by Mrs. Harry Johnston. i Tho Knights of Columbus dance which was to be held next week has been postponed until after Lont.- Tho Tllllkum Girls club will be en tertained by Mrs. F. W. Rlncker nt hor homo Monday evening. A number of ladles will bo enter tained this afternoon at a kenslngton at the home of Mrs. Charles Sandall. Mr. and Mrs. Homsor entertained a number of friends Wednesday evening in honor of their wedding anniversary Mrs. Everett Bloyd entertained the Elite Card club Wednesday afternoon at progressive high five First prize was won by Mrs. Asa Snyder and sec ond by Mrs. A. W. Brown. Mrs. Will Ilawley entertained the M. M. M. club at a "movie" party at the Crystal Wednesday evening. Af ter the show the ladies were taken toi the "Gem" where lunch was served on prettily decorated tables. Mrs. E. F. Sccberger was a guest of tho club The literature department of the Twentloth Century club was enter tained Tuosday afternoon by Mrs. W. C. McDermott. Mrs. T. G. Thompson acted as leader and read an original poem on tho year's work. Roll call was answered by favorite poems and Mrs. W. W. Cunnnings read' a biogra phy of James Russell Lowell. A reception and entertainment was held nt the homo of Rev. Barton Tuer day evening. Among those who took part in the program were Misses Es ther Hogsalt, Florence McKay, Mes damos L. W. Toole, Eli Hansen and Messrs. Charle3 Pass, M. Gleason and Hershey Welsh. Punch and light re freshments were served. Misses Marie Martini, Hnzel Barber and Catherine Hall will mannge a leap year ilancfo at the Masonic hallr on Friday evening, March 3d. Miss Minnie Gorlo entertained a I number of her young friends nt a mas querade party Saturday evening. The oveoiing was pleasantly spent In dan cing and games. Mesdamos Charles Reynolds, llorton Munger, Allison Wilcox and Miss Ida Ottansteln entertained the Indian card club Monday afternoon at the home of tjio former. In the card games prlzos were awarded to Mesdames Will Haw ley and A. A. Sc'.iatz. Miss Hatwia Kol iher of Omaha, a former member was tho guest of the day. Tho J. F. F. club was onterta-ned Tuesday afternoon by Mrs. E. M. Johnston at a Washington Birthday party. Decorations were in keeping with the day and small hatchets were given as souvonirs. In tho card games Mrs. Theodore Lowe, Jr., won first prizo and Mrs. E. W. Mann secend hon ors. Guests of 'the club wero Mes dames Asa Snyder, Jack Sinclair, H. A. Lawhead and James Guyman. Tho next meeting will be held on Mar. 7th at the homo of Mrs. I. E. Stobbins. Our early display of Wooltex 'Garments is a fashion show of itself "V. iJk Ljfif' 4820 We know your first desire in viewing tho new spring styles will be to sec the REALLY NEW things. Equally important is it, that the styles shall be CORRECT and that every garment shall possess such sterling character that in thcone you choose you will be well dressed throughout tli'e whole season. Our Wooltex suits and coats arc charming examples of the season's most authentic style tendencies. And what is equally welcome to know, they are so well made that they will re v tain their smart, stylish beauty. Why wait until mid-season to chooso your spring costume? A Wooltox suit or coat will cost no more now than a month or more later. By selecting your suit now you will have tho pleasure of being styliuh dressed throughout tho whole seaam, instead of only n pnrt of it. By choosing a Wooltox suit or cont you aro assured of tailoring that could not bo bettered by a custom tailor. This Is especially noticeablo fn tho shapely fronts, tho close-fitting col lars, straight seams and Hat edgos. Wo invito you to see this fashion show today. Chooso your spring 7Ult while- styles nro new and most desirable. Xcw leml-TiilIorcd Model Tho artistic skill of tho Wool tex designers was never bettor employed than in this suit. Tai lored with special care, it is both elegant and refined. Touch es bf silk ornamentation add to ltsvbeauty. An entirely new model In finest materials. (No. 4S20.) Wooltex Suits are certainly splen did values at $20 to $33 Coats are priced at $12 to $25 A IS'cw Semi-Norfolk. Box plaits each sldo of back nnd front, with bolt, glvo Jaunty smartness. Plaits on skirt cor respond with Jacket Collar and cuffs of striped faille silk. In checks and plain colors. Its splendid Wooltox tailoring In sures permanent shapeliness. (No. fiSGO.) Miss Katherino Bretzer will ejitor taln the Lutheran girls at her homo this evening. Miss'" August Kosbau has gone to Omaha to spend ten days visiting rel atives. Mrs. Royal Ericsson, of Brady, is visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Burke. . Mr. and Mrs. Frank Farmor. who wero visiting in Omaha returned homo yesterday. Mrs. Harry Fleishman will entertain a dozen ladies tomorrow nt tho third of a series of six Saturday aflornoon parties which slie will give. The young ladles of the Baptist church met the first of this week and organized n girls' club to ralso funds for the church and -promote sociability among tho members. Mrb. Fred Louden will act as directress. Rev. and Mrs. Barton held "open house" to the members of tho Baptist church Tuesday afternoon. Tho after noon was spent In social conversation and music and tho attendance was large. It Is tho custom for tho pastor and his wlfo to hold theso receptions annually. Decollations wore appro priate to WashlngtonJs birthday. The Hanny Hour club was dollght- fully entertained Tuesday evening, by Mrs. C. J. Cornwcll and Mrs. WE. nnnth at the homo of tho lattor. The ovonntr was snent in games and mu sic Prizes wero won by Messrs. A. S. James, Walter Ross, and Elmer Mastin,' Mesdames A. S. James, II. O. Heaten, L. L. Grceno and S. Cole. Tho club presented Mrs Booth with n sot of china cups and saucers, tho occn slon being her birthday. l'oslofi'lco Employes Bnnqiiet. A score or more employes of the lo cal postal servico and their ladles spent a pleasant cvonlng Tuesday vlien they gathered at their third an nual banquet. A splendid dinner was served at the Vienna Cafe, follow ed with toasts, Loron Sturges presid ing 'as tonstmastor. Those why re sponded to toasts wore Chief Cbsrk Kelly of tho railway mall service, Postmaster McEvoy, O. E. McLiin, Will Klenk, Mrs. Lillian Glcason and Postofflco Inspector Hagerly.'Tho nub jeets of tho toasts wore along tho lino of postal sorvico and efficiency, with sufficient humor mixed In to inako the addresses very interesting. SPECIAL Vim ' SATUKDAY! SWIFT'S lMtKMIU.H HAMS li)c l'IMt POUND Henry Murray returned Wednesday from Grand Island whorq lio visited tho first of- this week. Alvin Raugh began work this morn ing us assistant in foreman P. J. Nor ton's office In tho local machine shops-. A cornor of a freight car took (iro yesterday morning from sparlcs of an engine in the local yards and several boxes of .lemons woro damaged boforo tho llamos woro extinguished Gordon Stafford, of Ognlalla, op?nt several days In town this weok. C. F. Clino and W. J. Crisp, of Try on, nro spending this week hero on business. W. J. Tlloy loft Tuesday afternoon for Grand Island to spend sovoral days. Miss Reglna Walker will leavo Mpndny for Bancroft, In., to visit her sister for several weeks. for Men and Boys PR The Best Work Suit Made, The Best fosthe Workman. The best for the Autoist. The best for the Boys. The best Garment to buy. $1.25 to $2.00 TO Wilcox Department Store. Hogs nnd Premium Hams arc ?hi? higher every day. Now Is your chiuice to Iny In ii supply, for this Is an un heard of price on rreiiuum minis. Try our Senator Ilriind Lnnl. Guar anteed Absolutely Pure. LIKKK-SANDALL CO., Try Us First. Government Contests llomesleud. A rather spirited contest wns held at the U. S. land office this week, whore In tho federal government contested land entered by Mrs. Elizaboth Wil kinson near Tryon In 1907. The omry womnn died n couplo of yenrs after making tho entry, and under tholr riglits tho heirs made proof on tho land in Juno, 1914, and final certificate issued by tho local office. Later com plaint wns filed with the general land office charging that tho ontrywoman had not entered the land for hor own uso and benefit but for tho boncfit of Ed Russoll and wlfo, with whom Mho had mado hor home. Acting upon those charges tho govornmont insti tuted contost proceedings. The- gov ernment was represented by Special gont Smith nnd the defendants by Judgo Iloagland. The ovldonco of the dozen or more witnesses will bo for- wardod to the general land office for decision. ::o:: Trees, Shrubbery nnd llulbs. I reproeont tho.Fnlrbury auraory, of Falrbury, Nob., and for tho next five woekH will sell all kinds of alnlco nursery stock, shrubbery, bulbs, etc., nt vory rosonablo pricos. Also will soon have eggs for sotting from Whito Wyandotts, R. I. Rods and Tndlan' Run ner Duck. Have Grabb's Shoo Cloanor In stock nt $1.00. R. M. McFARLAND. Phono Rod 732. Residence 2003 oast Fourth street. : :o: : To Contractors nnd lJuIlilcrs. Let me figure with you on your re. luCrclng rods, all structural stool, In cluding cast columns, thresholds, Jolco anchors, etc., beforo you placo your order. I can savo you monoy on thoae. 11-3 J. H. VAN CLEAVE. : :o: : Mrs. Wm. Anderson and grand daughter Virginia Dantz havo return ed from a week's visit with relatives Car of Boxed Apples On Sale at the North Side Barn. Call and see them. Wehavea variety consist ing of Jonathan's, White Pearmain, Baldwin, Belief leuer and York Imperial. They Are Selling Right. . Ii you cannot come and see call uq by Phone 29, Thclow prices will last only one week. Jtitiiis Mogensen. THE NURSE BROWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL 1000 West Fourth Struct. Phone 110 Ethical, Moral, Efficient. An institution for tho treatment of Medical, Surgical and Confinement Cases. MRS. MAKOAItKT HILL, Supr. I)H. J. S. TWIXKJr, Physician and Surgeon. FLOUR SPECIAL For balance of February; if supply on hand lasts that long, we will sell Best Patent Flour in 5 sack lots or more at $1.55 per sack. $1.60 per single sack. As all millers talk $2 for Flour in near future, would advise you to lay in a supply. Every Sack guar anteed. We sell: Cotton-seed Cake, Tankage Meat Meal, Ground Bone, Blood Meal, Poultry-shell, Alfalfa Meal, Calf Meal, Shorts, Corn Chop, Corn, Oats, Wheat and bran. Also groceries in case lots that will Save you money. 1A bushel box apples $1.75 and $2.00. R. N. LAMB, Phone 67. in Omaha.