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EIt c Jlorth THIRTY-FIRST YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JULY 7, 1916. No. 50 CITi' AND COUNTY NEWS. Miss Imogone Wheolcck began work in the Dickey ice cream parlor this week. O. E. Garrison went to Lincoln last night to visit the members of Com pany E. Mrs. George Brown has accepted n position in the Gem and began work yesterday. J. Henderson, of Omaha, visited this week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Patterson. The- Rowona Circle will meet with Mrs. George Garrard, Tuesday after noon, 211 east 9th street. A successful social was hold by the Catholic ladles at the homo of Mrs. N. McCabo yesterday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. William Brooks and E. Heffinor, of Gothenburg wore guests this week of Mrs. E. A. Surber. Ralph. Larson has returned to Corn ing, Iowa, after a visit hero with Rus sell Langford and other friends. Mrs. Charles Temple and daughter Dorothy returned Tuesday evening from Council Bluffs and Omaha. The regular monthly meeting of the Epworth League will bo held this even ing at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Cram. Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Johnson, of "Well fleet, who visited with their daughter, Miss Ruth, this week, havo gone home. William Max Callahan and Miss Martha E. Rasmussen, of Brady were married by County Judgo French this week. Leonard Robinson left la3t night for Lincoln whore ho will transact busi ness and visit the members of Com pany E. F. W. Rincker, who attended the cel ebration at Keystone Tuesday reports an attendance of 1200 cr 1500 and a big time. Mr. and Mrs. Fr,t Tetro and chil dren, of Brady, who visited the Elliott and Baker families this week, have gone home. Mrs. Brownfield, of Cozad, returned home yesterday afternoon after visiting with her sister, Mrs. E. A. Surber, for several days. The Hershey residence on Fifth street is being removed from its pres ent location to a lot in the 1300 block on (west Fifth. Wanted Man and wife to work on ranch. Write Ranch, care of The Tribune. - Give number an'd ngc, of. children, if any. 49tf Miss Ethel Scaiscr submitted to an operation for appendicitis at, the City hospital yesterday morning and is get ting along nicely. COM PLOWING TIME Corn plowing time is u busy time on Ihe farm. However, your town busi ness can be nttended to by this llnnk. If there Is a payment to meet; a bill to collect; a party to negotiate with? or purchnses to supenlse, this Hank will take care of your Interests. "Write or call us by phone. Wc'ro here to serve you in nuythlng iinnnclnl. Platte Valley State Bank North Platte, Nebraska. HAIL! HAIL! HAIL! HAIL! . HAIL! The hail season has opened with a 20 mile strip hailed in Adams county ' and hail atrip 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 Mr and Mrs. Theodore Broese nre en Joying a visit from tho former's fath er, who camo hore from Buffalo, N. Y., the first of tho week. Mrs. W. A. Buchflnck, who was call ed to Grand Island last week by the death of her father, will remain thoro for a fortnight longer. Mrs. Fooklln, of Dnkorsflcld, Cal., who was tho guest of Mrs. Edward Oglor, left a few days ago for eastern points to visit relatives. Mcsdamea Singer, Gordon, Gilford and Nichols returned to Ognlalla Tues day afternoon after spending several days with town friends. Mr. and Mrs Thomas Golden and children havo returned to DesMolues after visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. Levi Duke for several weeks. Arthur Gullliaurne, who hns been cm ployed In Brady for somo time, spent the foro part of this week visiting his mothor Mrs. Anna Gullliaume. Mesdames Louisa Burke, Edward Burko and' W. E. Shuman' entertained tho Presbyterian nld society In tho church basoment yesterday afternoon. Major White returned Wednesday afternoon from California whero he spent several months for tho bonoflt of his health, iwhlch Is much Improv ed. Mrs. Magnolia Duke loft Wednesday for Newcastle, Ind., Chicago and oth er eastern points, expecting to be ab sent for flvo or six weeks visiting relatives and friends. The Tilllkum Girls' club will meet in tho church basement Monday ev ening at eight o'clock. All members are asked to bo present as an election of officers will bo held. H. G. Knowles, of this city, will ap pear on tho Chautauqua program nt Brady this year, as he did last year. He will dolivor a lecture-sermon Sun day forenoon, July 16th. Miss Catherine Hall entertained a score of young ladles and gentlemen at a social dance at her home on west FoUrth street last ovenlng. All pres ent report a very enjoyable time. Henry WcstCnfeld, recruiting offic er for Company E, arrived from Lin coln Tuesday and will remain until Sunday night. He was sent herp to recruit men for Company E and is hav ing fair success. Grainger Bros., of 'Lincoln, through whom the carload of watermelons for tho celebration was ordered, kindly .remitted the freight charges from'-Li"-cafn. ta North Platte, a matter of afiout forty-live dollars. They s"ald thoy were willing to donate that sum to help out the 'committee, and of course tho com mittee voted Grainger Bros good follows. LOCAL AND PERSONAL A baby girl was born last night to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hansen. Miss Minnie Ward, of Clnrks, Is vis iting this week with tho Souser family. C. E. Souser was called homo from Columbus this week by tho Illness of his daughter. Earl Sousor, of Clnrks, Nob., wns called hero Wednesday ovenlng by the Illness of his sister. Miss Hazel Young, of Hastings, Is expected this weok to visit with her slstor, Mrs. Carl Simon. Ralph Allison returned to Choyenno Wednesday evening after visiting local friends for sovcral days. Mrs. Helen White left last evening for Ainboy, Washington, to visit for several weeks with friends. Mr. nnd Mrs. Roy Mohlmann left yes terday afternoon for Denver to visit relntlves for a couple of weeks. Miss Paulino Roth, of Omaha, Is bo Ing entertained this week nt tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brodbcck. Miss ElBle Langford hns gono to Lnramlo to accept a position as sten ographer for the Union Pacific Co. Dr. Wengert, of Grand Island, who assisted in the operation upon Miss Ethel Souser yesterday morning left, last ovenlng. Mrs. Nichols Ktrsh, of Schcll City, Mo formerly of tills city, camo yes terday afternoon to visit her dnughtor, Mrs. Henry Hccker, for a month. For the present my headquarters arc in tho framo building on tho alley on Locust between Sixth and Front. LIPSIIITJ5, The Junk Dealor. Mr. and Mrs. Percy O'Brien loft last evening for Omaha whore thoy will make their home. The former has ac cepted a position with the Ford Co. Wenther forecast furnished by tho locnl offico of itho U. S. Weather Bu reau: Fair tonight nnd Snturdny, not much change in temperature. High est temperature yesterday SO, a year ago 84; lowest last night GO, a year ago BC. : :o: : Notice to Merchants All merchants interested in holding another "Dollar Day" are requested to moot nt tho Chamber of Commerce rooms nt 7:30 Monday ovenlng. W. D. Fisher, Secretary. : :o: : ' 1 A Public Recognition. " Thpre are many friends whom I cannot individually nddress to express my appreciation of their having slid An respect to the memory of my wife, therefore this opportunity Is taken to thank them. VOORHEES LUCAS. : :o: : Supposed to Start Today Orders promulgated late last night provided for the first train of Nebras ka troops to leave tho mobilization grounds at Lincoln nt nine o'clock this morning. The Fourth regiment and the Signal Corps will bo tho first moved. The destination of tho regi ment Is known only to the command ing officer. ::o:: Wllllnm Gaunt, the six year old son of Mr.-and Mrs. Hugh Gaunt, was tak en to Omaha Wednesday evening to receive treatment for tetanus, or lock jaw, which resulted from wounds In his left foot caused by stepping on a rusty rako about ten days ago. Blood poison set in and his condition be come critical. Ho was removed from his homo to a vault in the cold stor age department of tho Artificial Icu Plant whero ho remained for several days packed In Ice. His improvement was not as rapid as desired and ac companied by his parents and attend ing physician, Dr. J. B. Redflold, he was taken to Omaha, whero at last re ports ho Iwas doing well. Mrs. Georgo E. Brown has recontly succeeded In making a settlement with the Apperson Automobile company re garding the car In which her husband met his death on Dodge hill on April 14. An examination of the car shortly after the accident disclosed broken brako mechanism and Mrs. Brown be lieving this to be the cause of her hus band's death, Insisted upon tho makers of tho car assuming somo of 'the liabil ity for the accident, and the manu facturers, while disclaiming all re sponsibility, finally returned to Mrs. Brown the purchaso price of tho car and had It loaded up and returned to their factory at Kokomo, Ind., last iweok. ::o:: Taxpayers Notice Tho Board of County Commission ers wm su as a lioaru oi equalization on July 7 and S for final hearing on valuations. C. W. YOST. County Clerk. SOUTH l'LATTi: GIKL WINS t HOSOKS IX !11ICA(H). Miss Edwina Kellher, of Chlcngu, uuughtor or Tim T. Kellher, formerly of this city, nnd niece of Mr. and Mrs, Albort Schntz, won In a recent scholarship examination, open to nil tho girls of pnrochlal schools of Chi cago, (seven hundred took tho exam ination) a four hundred and fifty dol lar scholarship for one yenr nt Mount Saint Joseph Collego and Academy, at Dubuquo, Iowa. In addition to this Miss Kellher re ceived tho highest honors nnd gold medal of Holy Cross school. Holy Cross has tho finest reputation among tho grade schools of Chicago, both public and parochial, and first In Holy Cross practically entitles Miss Koll hor to highest In Chicago. In the) optfrottja "Princess Snow Whlto" given by tho school In tho parish hall. Miss Kellher played tho role, of "Snow White." Her Bwcct and perfect voice so charmed tho audience of eight hundred, that she received many curtain calls. -: :o: :- In speaking of tho Lincoln-North Platte ball gamo on tho Fourth, tho Horshpy Times says: "Umpiro Tlley officiated in ills usual fair manner, much to the chagrin of some of tho fans who wore used to gottlng tho best end of tho dual for the home team. Clean sport Is whnt people will drive miles to sod and what thoy spend their thho nnd money to see, and many who have attended games in tho past In the county metropolis feel that 'with Tllcy as "umps" tho best team will win or at least fairness will rank predomi nant nnd thoy will get their money's worth." A two-pound clam Iwas taken from ono of tho Obcrfolder dams this week. In 1900 a carload of an Improved va riety of clams was taken through here by government officials bound for Lake Tahoc, Cal., and the man in charge gavo Mr. Oborfelder somo of them for trial In tho wnters near Lodge Pole. That thoy will grow here Is ev idenced by the size this ono obtained. Lodge Pole Express. At Gothonburg 1S8 tickets were sold to North Platto Tuesday, 12G were sold at Hershey and 141 from Sutherland. Brady and Maxwell both sent big del egations, but the exact numbor has not beon learned. In addition to those i.vho came by rail, thero wore many who made tho trip in nutos. Tho report of tho- convention of tho gAfid lodge of tho Auxiliary of the U. of L. F. and E. which has been held In Denver, kill bo road at 'tho meeting of tho local lodge Tuesday evening by Mrs. J. D. Cox, who was the dolegate. The Trotter Agency reports the sale of an Oakland four to Engineer W. B. Brown, of this ctly, a six to Engineer F. H. Darnell, and a Maxwell to A. D. Couse, of Ringgold. The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. N. E. Louden, 320 south Chestnut. Tuesday afternoon. Ths will bo Floral Mission Day and n large attendance is desired. Farmers In from the south side to day say the hot and dry weather this weok has rather soriously affected wheat. In many fields tho berry will bo shriveled and tho head chaffy. Mr. and Mrs. Andy McGovern re turned to Brady Wednesday after vis iting with tho Marti and Donolson fam ilies for a week. Misses Jano and Catherine Kllcorn, of Harlan, Iowa, came last evening to visit with Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Hayes for a week. Joseph Knnpp, who visited In the eastern part of the stato for several days, resumed work wth Simon Bron. yesterday. A party of fourteen from Randolph, Neb., travoling In four nutos, wore In town yesterday enrouto to Denver.. Miss Kate Clark and Mrs. Lillian Glcason left yesterday for tho eastern 'part of tho stnto to visit relatives. Mrs. J. A. Ward and son havo gone to Ottumwa, Ionva, to visit with rela tives for a weok or longer. Miss Helen Stuart, of Lexington, who has been visjtlng Miss Mario Stack, will leave Sunday, Miss Marie Stack has boon off duty at Tho Lender for soveral days on ac count of Illness. Wnlter Ellis, of Omaha, Is visiting this week with, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Elsassor. : :o: : Tor Sale. Almost new Hay Stackor. Cheap. Phono 793F14. 47-4 A Telephone Your v Grocery orders to 32 They will given prompt and LOCAL AND PERSONAL. The two fronts of tho building on Front street occupied by C. T. Whclnn are being torn out and iwlll be replaced with base and windows corresponding with thoso. In tho building occupied by Bailey's pool hall. This has boon a week of high tem perature, each day being vory hot In the sun but pleasant In tho shndo with a refreshing breeze. Sunday the tem perature registered 91, Monday 92, Tuesday 90, Wednesday 93 and yostor day 90. Chostor Williams has been a patient ui tno flown I'latto General Hospital for a week or moro tnklng treatniont for blood poisoning In an arm. Tho trouble originated from a more scratch and for a tlmo his condition wns qulto sorlous. Clydo Prlsto and J. B. McDonald leavo tonight for Baltimore Md., to at tend tho annual convention of tho U. P. O. Elks. At Omaha they will Join tho othor membora of tho Nebraska delegation, who have chartered apodal cars for tho trip. Miss Zolla Rhiner, of Loulsvlllo, Ky arrived Saturday and will spend tho summer with her cousin Mrs. J. A. Bnntn, who resldo nortlilwest of thl3 city. Miss Rhiner Is an accomplished musician and is ono of Loulsvlllo's at tractive brunettes. Contractor Stack having failed to reach a satisfactory agroemont with W. D. Waldo for street grading in tho paving district, tho work will ho dono by a Denver firm. Tho outfit arrived yesterday and work will begin short ly. Tho first section to bo graded and paved will bo Locust from Third to Fifth and pending tho work theso two blocks will bo closed to traffic. It is ! tho Intention to complcto two blocks at a tlmo, thus avoiding as llttlo as possible tho blocking of tho streets. This Is How Weather Des troys One House in Four Look over your house. See if the bare wood is exposed anywhere. If so, decay has already started. That's' why the weather destroys so many houses. Protect your house with SWP (Sherwin-Williams Prepared Paint) the paint which has stood the test for fifty years. Why? Because it always Tives satisfaction. It is the right com )ination of ingredients. It wears onger on your house and holds its color as long as it lasts. Come in and let us show you some color samples; Paint now it will pay you. REXALL DRUG STORE. Miss Anna Polsley, of Spokane, who wns tho guost of Mrs. Levi Duko for sovcrnl wooks, loft for eastern points Inst evening. Miss Elcnora Alkens, who had been tho guost of Miss Doris Baker for sov oral ivvooks, returned to her homo In Kansas City Snturdny ovonlng. Her ninny frlonds sho mndo while visiting hero regret very much to havo her leave North Platte. Dr. Morrill, Dontlst, McDonald Bank Building. Engineer Chris Paulson was notlllctl Wednesday that tho hoaiso on his farm olght miles east of Sutherland had burned that day. A. S. Joltrfo, who Is tho tenant on tho farm, mnnngod to Bnvo part of Ma housohold goods. In surnnco wns tarried on tho building. Bring all your enro nnd troubles to tho Keith thoatro Friday night to tho all comedy program and when you nro ready to leave you will havo for gotten them all. With Douglas Fair banks In "Doublo Trouble" and Fred Maco In "Tho Janitor's Wife's Temp tation," -worry will not stand tho slightest chanto with you. Wheat has beon ripening very rap idly during tho past week and tho har vest will bo In full swing next woek. In tho south part of tho county tho ryo harvest la on, and beginning today somo fields of wheat In tho south hills will bo cut. Goorgo Fowlor was In for twlno Wednesday and said ho expected to bOgln cutting IiIb 120 ucros tho fol lowing day. Tiio pollco Iworo called upon to ar rest but throo offenders on tho Fourth, nnd the ehnrgo against each was too much boer, Consldorablo beor wart shipped in Monday night, but tho ef fect of tho shipment wns hardly notlco ablo the following day. Tho success of tho colobratlon wns ovldenco that people can havo u gcod time without a lavish How of booze. careful attention. Lierk-Sandall Co.