3IA.IOB WALK 10 It PASSES
AWAY AT 031 All .1
Wc challenge the llendy-Ogier Auto Co. to show the public on Wednesday, April
12th, beginning at 2:30 P. M; that the Dodge Bros, car which they sell to the public can
perform in more ways than one to the following tests:
1st 150 yards against time from standing start which will show the quick get-away
so much desired by the enthusiastic owner.
2nd300 yards slowest time on high gear, a performance greatly demanded by the
exacting buyer who has previously owned an automobile.
3d To take Ave passengers including driver over Thoeocckc hill against time,
which will show the power, speed and hill-climbing ability on the higher gears. (North
Platte to Ilyannis, a distance of 118 miles through the sandhills, Tuesday, April 4th, With
out using low gear, being performed by a Buick carrying three passengers over a road
never before traveled by the driver, should prove that the low gear need be seldom used.)
Any automobile owner objects to needless gear changing.
4th One gallon gasoline economy test, which in the face of high price of gasoline
will prove which car will be thecheapest to own and operate.
In this contest wc will use any 1916 Buick Light Six owned in North Platte or one
out of stock to prove our ability to show the public that nowhere can you get greater value
than wc sell in the Buick, and we will permit the llendy-Ogier Auto Co. to do the same.
The cars to be used to be picked by judges not earlier than 10 a. m. Wednesday, April 12.
Same grade ol gasoline to be used in both cars. ,
J. S. DAVIS AUTO CO.
Major Leicester "Walker, civil war
veteran, Indian fighter and u Lincoln
county pioneer passed to the beyond
at the homo of his son, L. W. Walker
In Omaha at 11:50 Saturday right,
, while enroute to his home In this city
from Tampa, Kla., where, In company
J with his wife and daughter,, ho had
gone the first part of Fobruary. Though
the Major had been 1U for several
I weeks, the end came unexpectedly and
as u shock to the relatives as wll as
to his frlonds In North Platte.
About flve weeks ngo Major Walkor
was first attacked by severe palnis In
his hip and limb, which ho considered
sciatic rheumatism. Thle was Immedi
ately followed by a serious Illness
which the attending physician pro
nounced uraemic poisoning and leak
age of the heart, and for a week his
condition was very serious. He, how
ever, became stronger and when his
condition seemod to warrant, the Jour
ney homo was undertaken. The fam-;
lly arrived ill Omaha Thursday after
noon, were conveyed to the home of
L. W. "Walker, and a half hour after
the arrival the Major was again ser
lously affected with the trouble and
Dr. Allison summoned, who pronrunced
his condition critical. Saturday com
ing ho rallied, but later In tho day grew
worse, and at ten o'clock Saturday
night, the relatives 'knowing the end
was near, called Dr. Mackay, an Epis
copal clergyman, who hold a short ser
vice, and in less than two hours the
spirit took Its flight. Though for sev
eral hours preceding death breathing
was labored, the Major recognized hit)
family up to almost his last moment
Mrs. Walker, Mi'ss May Walker, Mr9.
L. W. Walker and daughter Margaret
arrived here at seven last evening and
L. W. Walkor, accompanying the re
mains, on a later train.
Funeral will bo held at tho Episco
pal church Wednesday afternoon at
two o'clock, conducted by rBishqp
Beccher, of Hastings, assisted by Dean
A biographical sketch of Major
Walker will be published In Friday's
Card of Thanks.
Wo wish to extend our sincere
thanks to tho friends and neighbors
for their kindness to us at tho death
of our Httlo one and also for the beau
tiful floral offerings. Mr. and Mrs. J.
E. Nlsley and family.
Tho McCabo hotel "swung" a new
'electric sign the first of tho week.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Tho Entro Nous club will ingot with
Mrs. Asa Snyder Wednesday nftcir
Ladles, save twenty per cent on your
Easter Coat, Dress or Suit by buying
at lUoclt's Anniversary Sale.
Thomas (Jlhimrtln, of Sterling, loft
Sunday ovcnlng after visiting tho
Joseph Murphy holmo fdr a fow days.
Miss Esthor UaUoy, a teachor in tho
city high school, spont tho past week
with tho homo folks In Lincoln.
Mrs. Carl Simon and chlldron loft
today for Hastings to vikdt tho fonnor'a
parents for ten days or longer.
Now, nifty Suits and Coats arriving
E. T TRAMP &. SONS.
John Ualloy, of Kearney, formerly
an engineer hero, loft yesterday after
noon after visiting In town for a fow
Grain tho space around llio rue with
Chlnnmel. Any child enn do It. Makes
narrow boards out of wide ones
17-tf STONE'S DHUG STOllB.
F. H. Woodgato has leased tho Hit-
nor Cafo, taking possession Saturday
morning. Tho hotel remains under
Mr. ltltnor's management. Mr. lat
er will dovoto his ontlro tlmo to tho
hotel and monumont business.
On account of so much stckness tho
meeting of tho M. E. aid society will bo
postponed this week and will tntot
Thursday of noxt Iweolc with Mrs.
Miss Esta Jones, who has beer as
sisting Dr. Wurtolo In his office tho
post Bovoral months;, has roslgnod.
Tho placo has boon takon by Mis? Cora
Sutfur beet land adjoining this city.
11KATT & GOODMAN.
Have Your Piano Tuned
014 Went 4th St. North Platte, Neb
Write or Call Phone Red 344
Pianos Tuned and Repaired Anywhere.
Office phone 241. Rea. phone 217
L. C. DROST,
North Elatto, - - Nebraska.
McDonald Bank Building.
Tho Jloyal Neighbors will hold their
regular meeting at tho K. P. hall to-
morrdw afternoon at 3 o'clock.
A-speciul lino of millinery at !t"J, nt
MoVIckor's Mllllnory, Tho Loader.
A. Q. Ludwlg, of Arlington, Nob.,
who was awarded tho oontrnct for
erecting tho Catholic school, arrived
yesterday and will begin work on tho
building noxt Monday mornlg.
On acount of tho numerous cases of
sickness In tho city tho Et-A-Vlrp
club will hold no meeting this week.
MIss.Lonora Scott, of Oborlln, Kuns.,
who recently camo to visit tho Misses
Mottln, has docldcd to locate here and
open dressmaking rooms.
W. T. Baka has let to J. E. PI Jo tho
contract for eroding three cottages In
tho Banks' addition. Construction
work will begin In tho near future.
Win. Ebright, who lives five miles
southwest of tory, expects to soon
erect a now rosldonoo nnd barn.
All boostors stnoko Town Boost, tf
Miss Graco O'Nell b6gan duties as
Balesludy In tho Kauffmann & Wor
nort store tho latter part of last wook.
nishop Beocher, of Hastings, caino
last ovonlng to administer tho rite of
confirmation to a class of cwenty at
tho Church of Our Savour. He will
remain over and assist at tho funeral
sorvlco of tho lato Major Walkor.
Mrs, A. W. Kllmor, of -west Eighth,
who has boon very ill with tho mcaBles
and rheumatism tho past fow weeks,
Is Improving slowly. A son, Oscar, la
confined to his homo with a sovero caso
Tho twelve young ladles who
havo boon assisting In tho campaign
work tho past threo wooks at tho No-
Villlo headquarters, completed tholr
work Monday noon. Tho ladlos wero
banqueted last night at tho McCabo
hotol by Colonel Richmond.
Palm Leo Cigar 10c 14-tf
Robert BaBklns, son of Mr. and Mrs.
V. M. Uasklns, formor North Platto
pooplo, took sixth placo at tho stock
Judging contest hold at Lincoln ton
days ago. At this contest thoro woro
studonts from all tho stato agricul
tural schools, and tho fact that "Hob"
stood sixth is a compliment to him.
Ho has been n studont nt tho stato
school at Curtis for a yoar or two.
11 acres cultivated laud Joins llio
city. 10 acres pasture In southeast
part of town, ivlso tho Town Herd pas
ture. Cash or share rent.
BRATU & GOODMAN.
DISTRICT HE CL AMATORY CONTEST
V " HELD AT SUTHERLAND
The Wcst-Contral Nebraska declam
atory contest, which had been sched
uled for this city, (was hold at Suther
land Saturday ovonlng, tho change to
Sutherland having been made on ac
count of contagious diseases In this
city. Tho opera house was packed,
tho scats all having been sold several
days In advnnco of tho contest. TWelo
schools wore represented, and the
awards of tho judges were ns follows:
Dramatic class, Miss Floronco Mni-shalL-oif
Gibbon first, Miss Dorothy
Tltnman ot North Plntto second; ora
torlonj, class Miss Gertrude Harnagat
of Mlllor first; humoruos class, Miss
Kathryn Costln of Gothenburg firEt,
Miss Opal Davis of Cozad -second.
Tho winners of first places In tho
throo. classes will roprcsont tho dis
trict In tho stato contest,, tho date and
place of which has no yet boon an
CITY SCHOOLS TO OPEN
Tho North Platto public schools will
open toinorrdw (Wednesday) morning
following a ton doys' vacation neces
sitated by dlseaso conditions In and
about tho city.
Tho tlmo lost will bo made up during
tho remaining weeks, tho schools cloa
lug tho year at tho usual time.
Hill Climbing Atrnets Many
Tho automobile climbing contest at
tho "Buick" hill south of the experi
mental sub-station was witnessed
by S00 or mioro peoplo Sunday who
nuulo tho trip to tho grounds In 200
automobiles. Tho contest was tho re
sult of a challongo Issued by tho Hon-
dy-Oglor COj and oxtonded to tho sell
ors of any and all cars to test out
tholr cars against tho Bodgo car In a
low gear run up tho hill. Tho finding
of tho Judges which was altogether
ravorablo to tho Dodgo will bo found
published In nnothor column.
Nothing has boon heard from Omaha
lately regarding tho proposed now Un
ion Pacific dopot. At olio tlmo It was
given out that work would start tho
parly part of April, but later this re
Iport was said to havo boon given clr
tculatlon Hvithout tho authority of tho
UOmahn hendquartors. Howovor, thoro
18 llttlo doubt but that tho construe
tr&M work will begin during tho sum
BlBhop James Duffy, of Kearney,
caino, Sunday ovonlng to visit with Roy.
When You Want
AV.tliout cost or obligation we'll
t ill yon how your furnace should
bo tended to nnd regulated, etc.
That's what we're hero for
to vivo dollar-saving information
Of course, wo sell the greatest
of njl coal savors
Has Grocn's Dome Hcnt
r.nd havo but. nn occasional
call for ndvtco from our tegular
This Is an nbsoluto fat. For tho
Colonlul Is jfuuranteei' to heat
your hoiiho to 70 decveea even In
severest weather, and 1 mailo so
big and strong and easy to operato
t hat; unjwine eau L'ot tho hest results
Hums 2v to 40 less fuel than
other heating systems becanuo the
Dome lU-at Intoiifrillcr cots that
of tho fuel.
Choose Your Woodwork Carefully
WHETHER you plan a new house or changes in
the old, give thought to your woodwork.
We are glad to have you consult us, not only
about your plans but for practical suggestions in the
way of built-in furniture, doors, windows and so on
through your list. We can show you illustrations of
A 18 6 6
"The Permanent Furniture for Your Home"
Curtis Woodwork has gone Into good homes for 50 years.
Every piece that passes Inspection Is stamped " Curtis."
If you expect to build, a "Home-Book" will be a mine of
help and suggestion for you. We have three. Any one free.
" Better Built Homes," $800 to $3,000; "Homelike Homes,"
$300 up "Attractive Bunealowc," best types. They show
exterloro, floor plans and rooma fintetttd with Curtis Wood
work. CotWor ono today.
W. W. BIRGE COMPANY.
OPEN AN ACCOUNT WITH
The First National Bank
XORTII JPL.ATTJS, ATJ3J5JeASA'A.
Member Federal Reserve Bank System.
CAPITA!, AiD SURPLUSs
One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars.
STABILITY, EFFICIENCY r AND SERVICE
HATE BEEN THE FACTORS IN THE GROWTH OF THIS
BANK, AND THE SAME CAREFUL ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO'
SMALL ACCOUNTS AS IS GIYEN TO LARGE BALANCES.
INTEREST PAID ON TIME DEPOSITS.
By vlrtuo of an order of salo Is
sued from tho Dlntrlct Court of Lin
coin County, Nournska, upon n decree
of foreclosure rondored in said Court
whoreln C. A. Tnrrance Is plaintiff,
nnd Thomas Bolclier ot al aro dofend
nnts, and ta mo directed, I will on the
13th day of May, 1D1G, nt a o'clock p,
nu, at Uio oast front door of tho Court
IIouso in North I'lntto, Lincoln uoun
ty, Nournska, sell at Public Auction to
tho highest bidder for cash, to satisfy
said decree, lntorest and costs, tho fol
lowing doscrlbod property, to-wlt;
Northwest Quarter (NW'A) of Sec
tion eight (8), Township sixteen (1G)
RniiKO twonty-nlno (29), west ot tho
QUa P. M., in Lincoln County, Nebras
Dated North Platto. Neb., April 10th
101G. A. J. SALISBURY,
It it u Simpfe:!? RolITniCpflXba
DWtTake Up Your
ty,oiir house yired,'
Our; le'lelctricians are neat and
gentiemanlv:and thevknow how
to v.oirImlo'ulUs.t,xdi!7Miseoi: confusion. In no
case lis at 'necessaiy to take the furniture out of a
room or coyer u tne pictures or bric-a-brac. You
hear-the :saw and namme.r when -4 piece, .of closet
or.attlcxfloor ;is being moved but that ms all. The
small chunks of plaster; ifrom the tiny holes where
the wires go ;through are caught as they fall.
When the, job 'finished not. a trace remains but
the dainty fixtures, switches and receptacles and
the wonderful convenience -oftelectricity.
We have attractive booklets telling just how
it is done and an estimate telling of the cost will
North Platte Light
& Power Co.
I In . D.y i.r -, ,. Q,mt
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EARLY SEED OATS
We will have a car of choice Early Seed Oats
on track Wednesday. Also Seed Corn, Siberian,
andJHog Millet, Alfalfa and Sweet CIoverSeed and
the price will suit you.
H. L. PENNINGTON,
Phone 99 and Black 388. 50o East Front.
Patrick MoDnld for a fow (lays,
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