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? KILLKI) RY JOHX HOWARD: Silver. King, colored gambler nnd all around "bad man," wriu killed early Saturday morning by John Howard, also colqrqd, In the section bunk houpo at Blrdwood ld!ng, six mtleg west of town, y 'lt The colored section men had been playing crap3, and following .the end of the game Howard started a quarrel with one named Norman. King warn ed Howard to let Norman alone, whereupon Howard drew a revolver and opened fire on, King, aa the lattor attempted to get under cover. One ball .passed through King's left hand, another went wild and the third struck Just bclo'w tho heart. The wounded man stnggored outside the house and foil dead. Tho local officers were notified and Deputy Sheriff Wilson and U. P. "Watchman North Immediately went to Blrdwood. Upon their arrival thay found Howard had dlsapoarod. Tho of ficers were Informed iof the direction h6 had taken amWifter a short search found him In hiding In an alfalfa field. Ho was placed itnder arrest and brought to jail. Whllo the murdered man was known as Silver King, his real name was Floyd Walker, and he has a wife at Lawrence. Kan. The latter was 10 cated by the Lawrence police nt tho request of Coroner Maloney and sho wired that she hail no money, out re quested the body to be expressed to Lawrence. Tho body will probably bo buried In the local cemetery. Howard claims that he shot Walker in self-defense, that tho latter had drawn a knife. This statement 1b not borne out by the others who were in the house. Howard will bo arraigned before Judge French, tomorrow on the charge of murder in the first ilegree. Miss Mrra Park Married. Miss Myra Park, formerly of this city but now of Chicago, was married fjist Wednesday to George Dolbclrt French. The -wedding occurred at the summer homo of the Park family at Spring Lake, Michigan. Though tho brldo removed from North Platte dozen or, more years ago, she will be remembered by our people. Announce ments of the wedding were recldved by many friends of the family in town. : :o: : Mrs. Spencer Elected President. At the annual convention of the P. E, O. sisterhood at Alliance last week, Mrs. Chas. F. Spencer, who recently moved here from Lexington, was elect ed nresldent. There are now sixty-six chapters in tho state with an active membership . of 1.7G5. One hundred and thirty del egates attended the Alliance conven ti'on. - i ::o:: . Remnant Sale A-'.Jir Before taking Inventory for the new corporation all our remnants In silks,' woolens and wash goods, some largo enough for dress patterns, others largo enough for skirt or waist patterns tho accumulations from our big spring business, aro now placed on the rem nant counter at less than lone-half their former selling price. ..o.THE LEADER, Mrs. John Skow and Mrs. Albert Mastln entertalnqd the Happy Hour club and their husbands at a card nartv Friday evening at the Skow home. Prizes were. awarded to Mes dames Charles Groves and I. E. Trout and' also' to Messrs. Albert.-Mastln'arid Arthur Peters. Ed Long was fined twenty-five dol lars and costs In Judge Mtltonberger's court yesterday on the chargo of be lng drunk and disorderly. Ho pro duced tho , amount, but probably thought he wa3 paying rather dearly for his fun. J. R. Brown, of Salt Lake City, for merly of the U. Pi civil engineering office in this city, visited m town sat' urday while enrouto home frtom a three weeks' visit rwlth the home touts in Grand Rapids, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. Georgo Mccomber je turned Friday evening from Omaha whero they accompanied Mrs. Chester Mecomber last week. The lotted sun mlttd to an operation from which she la recovering nicely. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Ellson and fam llv and T. H. McWilllams and family, of Omaha, will visit friends here this week while enroute to Blrdwood where they "will spend the summer months. Mesdames Peters of Stanton and Ev ans, of Norfolk, who wore visiting their sisters Mrs. A. E. Gar.lichs and Miss Vada Tannlhlll, returned home Sun day afternoon. We aro still continuing our sale on skirts and waists this week. You do not want to miss this opportunity do you? E. T. TRAMP & SONS, Mrs. Geno Holcombo, of Cheyenne came hero Saturday to make her "home, Mr. Holcombe has been employed hero as a pasenger conductor for some time, John Vernon returned- Sunday morn lng from Boone, Iowa, whero ho visit ed rolatives for two weeks. Mrs. Vcr non will remain there a week longer, :;o:: For Rent Five room house, 500 east Fourth street, nowly papered, modern except heat. Inouiro for key next door east. 42tf Tho North Platto ball tcrim suffered Its first defeat by an amateur team Sunday whon Gothenburg won by a. score of three to nothing, nnd candid ly speaking tho visitors wero entitled to win, for they outclassed' tho locals In their playing. It was, however, a good game of ball from Start to finish, and it was not until tho seventh inning that Gothenburg scored, and the two rune came as a scorning rebuko to play that Is considered egltlmato but not well taken by tho avorage fan. With on man on bases Carrlg, who Is strong hitter, came to bat and for the third consecutive tlmo Todenhoft purposely "walked" him. This action peeved the Gothenburgers, and Thlcs scn who followed Carrlg, gritted his teeth and swung on tho ball for n safe ty that brought In two men. In tho Ighth inning Tlbbetts made a long hit to deep center, and before the Mil could be found, he had rounded the di amond. RAILltOAJ) NOTES Conductor Harry Gllfoyl left yostor- day for Long Beach, Cal.. whero ho will meet his daughter, Violet, who is attending a business collogo in that city, but at present Is In Tijuana, Mex ico, on her vacation. Postmaster McEvoy has made ar rangements for trains. No. 2G and 19 to carry parcels post packages. Theso trains formerly carried a mall car at tached but it was taken off several month ago. It is pretty certain that Ernest Stengor, now general managor of Uio St. Joe and Grand Island road, will be appointed general superintendent of tho Union Pacific. It is probablo that Supt. Brophy, of tho Wyoming di vision win succeed air. stonger as general manager of tho St. Joe. If you have Idle money von cannot I do ucttcr iiiau niuco it in some of on; gilt edge first mortgage lonns, netting to s per cent annual Interest, not taxable. Wc have loaned out over a I million dollars nnd no losses. We at tend to orery detail. RRATT, GOODMAN & BUCKLEY. New York press dispatches say that ballots for the vote to be taken by the flour unions of railway employes on tho question of authorizing their offi cials to call a strike have been sent out from tho headquarters of the union officials. The question as .formulated reads; "Are you prepared to with draw from the service of your railroad In tho absence of a settlement agree able to tho commltteee and your rep resentatives? lOTHEXRURa WINS FROM NORTH PLATTE 8 TO 0 V FOY RUNS A TROLLEY CAR. Fourth of July Specials -AT- Palm Beach and Silver bloom Skirts at Special LOW PRICES. Oil Ladies" Outfitting Store White and colored Wash Dresses at Special LOW PRICES. ISO COATS ISO To close out at less than Wholesale prices. Our Entire Slock of Spring Coals in Silk and Wool, will be divided in the following four lots: LOT 1 - LOT 2 ' LOT 3 LOT 4 r,, , c ,i di -j o l- ru i White Chinchillas. Silk Taffeta Coats, al- Checks, Serges and Plaids, Poplins, Checks , n c t,:u.t , . ' , Gabardines and all so a highest Mixtures, values up to and Mixtures, values Wool Poplins values grade Wool Coats, for- $8.75, at up to $12.50, at Up to. $18.30, at $28.50, chofce"11 $4.98 $7.48 $9.98 $14.98 20 Per Cent Discount On our Entire Slock of Taffeta and Crepe de Chine Silk Dresses. DR. 0. II. CRESSLER, Graduate Dentist Office over the McDonald State Bunk. Side Spllttlnir Scene Tns A Favorite l:ooi," iriangie-Jicystone Lorn cdy, to Ro Shown Here. Can you Imagine Eddie Foy running "trolly car? Motorinan's cap slock ed on ono slue or nis neau, nanus strug gling .with, the controller, wlobblyldogs .shakisg with tho motion of tho car, and Polly Moran frantically trying to butt In on his efforts, tho spectacle Is ono that would make anybody chortle with laughter. You see him running up and down tho car aisle frantical ly! ' looking "wildly In this dlreptilon and that for help, then returning, to the controller ana tne struggling i?ony, till Anally ther chazed car under his misguided 'efforts' hl8,"tfn automobile, and Eddie, Polly and tho seven little Foys aro thrown out promlscously. This actual scene will be witnessed In a "Favorite Foiol," tho ndw Sennett- Keystono cohiedy that appears as the Triangle program at the Keith next Friday, June 23. The story is that of a hobo who wins the affections of a bux om widow, who is the owner or a small circus, but is ousted from her property by a rascally ringmaster. The widow is somo trickster herself. She weds Eddie Foy In the play without letting him know that he thereby he- nnmnu flirt etnnfnthoi, ff ti nt envon vjiu;.j iivi ' I . tut, tt f nuinmn lively pledges of affection to her first .Hb-XiCAa i?.i" ,onWf.,n hiiRhnml. Of nniirsn Eilillo runs. nwnv. inuo ut iuii3Jiiiu tho lady and tho seven stepchildren ,., i.,, fl,,.,.i i fialisto Hernandez, a Mexican sixty. Then Foy meets a clown, who gets Ave years of age who was employed back the papers frtom the ringmaster, the Sadler ranch,- died Friday even and he decides that It will bo the part lng of blcftd poisoning. Hernandez had been troubled wltn an uicerateu her seven children, nftcr all, and thus tooth and not wanting to tako tlmo or become tho moneyed proprietor of tho bear tho expense of having a dentist circus. Mr. Foy commandeers a trol- treat it, he concluded to pull tho mo ley car, kicks out -the conductor and lar. Ho made a rather bunglesomo TOu,., inh. lnneratlnc tho llcsh. and later UlUlAl mull, vulivo mi; muiuiuiuu LUJ I . , - (w 1 sill fn nn Ills mm lipml nnil ntnrts t in enr to- 0100U poiMJiiuii; uuveiuycu. muiui ,o,i ni.nnTOiiu rri, on-,, uv sulitcd in his death. Tho body was r.nntxr. Wnalitntrtnn finnnnl' Ho nn1 fol'OUEllt tO tllO HOWO & MalOnCy Un Eddie Foy, as commanding general of uortaiung rooms unu piw-iiaiwu u n. trnllov in full fllcht is a Rlcht for burial, anu tno iunerai nuiu ouimuy rrnAa n.1,1 man at O'FallOllB. There are manv other nmim nc Hernanuoz iuuvuh u. vjiu uuu .Uu. scenes in this novel two reeler, which children Zl " "n ZyC Miss Genevieve Jeffers left yesterday i ' V, T -1 1 i morning for San Franc sco to visi of the circus, which however, becomes ' ' , .i a wreck throuch tho collanso of tho vo w "big top." Tho last ono sees of them Mrs. Lanham, of Stnomsburg, who their nine heads aro stuck out of the visited her daughter Mrs. L. W. Toolo prostrate canvas, ilko tho bubbling last week, lelt ror nomo &aiuruuy, 0 Wool and Silk Skirts Why do without a Skirt when you can buy a brand new Skirt made up to the minute in style in all the leading shades and made of " Wool Poplins, Gabardines,' Silk Taffetas, etc. at One Fifth Off tltie Regular Price. Choice of any Cloth or Silk Suit in the, store worth up to $40.00, at 10.00 and $15.00 Hundreds of New Waists and Middy Blouses m Voiles, JO 4n Ji 1 Owandies. China. Silk, Georeetta, Tub Silk and Crepe - OStC tO 7 I HAIL! HAIL! HAIL! HAIL! HAIL! The hail season has opened with a 20 mile strip hailed in Adams county and hail strip 15 miles north of North Platte. Your farm may be next to suffer. Why take the risk, when, for a reasonable premium we can insure your crop against loss by hail in the Home Insurance Company of New York with Assets of $37,000,000.00. The strongest Insurance Company in the world doing a hail insurance business. Losses settled promptly and paid one hundred cents on the dollar. BUCHANAN & PATTERSON CITY AND COUNTY NEWS. Fqr Sal'o New house, Third street, $1,050. 1212 woat 44-9 heads of swimmers in a rough sea.' ashio irom mis comoay wim do charg0 of tho Hub millinery' depart shown tho drama "Tho Coward" with l'fb,ff mnmifnr Knn Mrs Lacy Lott, who has been in Frank Keenan and Charles Ray. .u. . raent, left yesterday morning for Kan sas City i Palm Leo Cigar 10c 14-tf Tho Lady Maccabees will hold a hen Telephone Your 1 Grocery orders to 32 They will given prompt and careful attention. Lierk-Sandall Co. Arthur Xcwtf. The new Jail Is now being built, and n.o. n.i,iM. ...o i,,.n.i rri,i sincion ai mo nomo 01 hub. j. u. dw '"""V "DU"S ""a .......vw. ..,. o,(1, ir,ln,ln,. latter building will bo somewhat larg- rv 1,)UO "K01- D"1' er than the old one. artornooa. TJie Arthur Stato bank is doing a Mrs. icine and family, of Ottumwa. good business. Mr. Garborson, Jerry iowa. arrived hero yesterday lnornlng Dowen and F. C. Plelstlcker aro amonir to visit hor father. John Anderson, for tno stocuiioiuers. two weeks, Aruiur win ceieDraio tno rourtn oi , , ,T . , ,, . T,i. JUUKO in, m. uruir.B mm iuuri iiu- W. It. Powell, of North Platte, was vonw uurruu on visiting in Arthur a few days last ror exingion u spiiou mo io puiu week. of tl,,s wcok- Jerrv Bowen has built an addition Mr. and Mrs. P. S. ISvans left tho on his store which ho will stock with atter part of last week for Denver and furniture. other points in Colorado to visit for a Several heavy rains last week; also couplo of weeks. severe wind storms. Mrs P. M. Sorenson and daughter o:: Clara left vesterdav for Vermillion. S To tho Public D to visit for six weeks with Mr. and It your garbago cans aro not In Mrs. Ira whlttakor. nlaln slcht at tho alloy, and aro not ::o:: emntled. don't blataio tho earbacro $2i" Howard. man. Thoy must bo kept In plain Tho above rawarti win do pmu ror sight, so that ho can seo them with- Information leading to tho recovery out taking Umo to hunt tuem, and or a uiacic two year oiu mare, wuu they must bo In or near tho alloy. If white on face, weight about iuou, you have complaints, to make, seo whlcli strayed from ray placo April 7th mo. W. B. SALISBURY, 191G. H. Q. LINDEKUQBL, Street Commissioner. Ilershey, Nob. ,A11 wiool dress goods at a discount of 20 per cent at The Leador. Miss Catherlno Hall Is assisting in tho Hub dry goods department. , Miss Ruey Shaner spent tho woek end with homo folks in Maxwell, Thomas Jeffers left Sunday morning for Grand Island to spend sovoral days Tho Catholic Girls' club will meet this ovening with Mrs. W. R. Maloney. W. C. Woodring left tho latter part of last week to visit relatives in Kan sas. Dr. Mario Ames returned yesterday morning from a short visit In Central City. Remember tho Christian Church orchestra beneilt prioram, Thursday, Juno 22nd, at 8:00 p. m. XT a T TT nnnntrnti nn1 ilntirvllf fr nUiel, returned Saturday ovtnlng from Omaha whero thoy visited last weeit, Mrs. M. C. Harrington, of Denver, formerly of this city, came Sunday ev ening to visit her slBtor, Mrs, John Herrod. Mrs. William HaiiElit and baby left Sunday ovening for Grand Island whero Mr. Haught has boon employed for somo time. Mrs. Joseph Roddy loft Friday for Denver to attond itho Ladles' Auxiliary of tho B. of L. F. and 13. convention and visit her sister Mrs. aim Chamber ftln, ::o:: 3Irtj. John Shank Is prepared to glvo private violin instructions. Phono Red 317. 4Dtf James Snydor loft a few days ago to attend tho- golden (wedding oS hl brother a, Clyde, Ohio. Miss Cora Walsh went to Lexington Sunday to visit her aunt for soveral weeks.' ' "T , J. T. Murphy returned Sunday af ternoon from a visit with relatives in Iowa. Watch our window for 25 cent dress materials this week. E. T. TRAMP & SONS. Paul Noien will go to Grand Island this wcok to spend soveral dayB on bus incss Mrs. Frank Lawrenco has returned from a short visit with relatives In Sidney. Louis Peterson went to Sidney Sat? urday ovelng to visit his son Henry Pctorson. i , Charles Tcmplo left yesterday for Grand Island to Bpend soveral days on business. W. II. C. Woodhurst left yesterday afternoon for Wood River to transact business. A largo stock of buntings for Fourth of July decorations Just arrived at Tho Leador. Miss Ruth Carroll will leave short ly for Lincoln to spend Bovoral woeks with her uncle. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Leon and boh went to Omaha Sunday morning to Visit a weolc or longor. Miss Anna Hayes loft yesterday morning for Victor, Ilowa, and St. Louis to visit rolatives for soveral weeks. Earl Stamp, director of tho ChrlB i3an church okchcatra will play a cornet solo Thursday night at tho program. Mrs. J. H. Hegarty Toturned Sunday morning from Donver whero she vis ited far ten days. Miss Janot Aldon, of Lincoln, who visited Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Aldon, loft yestorday morning. Mrs. Reed left for Alliance a few days agio, after visiting her daughter Mrs. Frank Lawrenco. Miss Graco Banks returned yestor day morning from a short visit in Lox ington with rolatives. Miss Allco Langford, who had boon In California for two years, returned homo Sunday afternoon. NORTH PLATTE .General Hospital.. (Incorporated) One Half Block North of Posloffice. Phone 58 A modern institution for tha eitntiflc treatment of medical, urgicul and confinement cases, Completely equipped X-Ruy and diagnostic laboratories, Staff: Geo. B. Dent, M. D. V. Lucas, M. D. J.B. RedfleU.M.D. J. S. Simms, M.D Miss M. Sieman, .Supt.