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TIIIIlTY-FiRST YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JULY 11, 1916. No. 51 CITY AND COUNTY NEWS. 1'. M. Wlittrtietut, of Lincoln, wns n Kuest at tho T, C. Patterson homo Sun day. Attorney C. II. Donnoy of Fnlrbury, visited horo yesterday with Dr. II. O. Brock. Mifcs GeorRlna McKay has accepted n position as ottlcc slti In tho olllco of Ir. Fonner. Miss IroneSchott, who visited her brother In Lincoln this wcok, returned last evening. A party of ten young neoplo held nn enjoynhlo picnic at Dick's grove Sun day afternoon. For Hont Four room liouuo nt 321 south Locust street or phone lilack EC5. Miss Nora Joffers loft this mornlnK for Lincoln to spend two weeks with friends anil relatives. Mrs. Frank Moore and baby loft last evening for Obcrlln, Kansas, to spend three weeks with relatives. Mrs. Leo Keith and son Lewis re turned last evening from a three weeks' visit In Holdrcge with relatives. A dozon young ladles and gentlemen wero entertained last evening by Miss Harriot Dixon at a dancing party. Mrs. Harry I'orter and children re turned last ovenlng from an extended visit with relatives In Holdrcgo and Mtndon. , Charles Martini returned homo last evening from Lincoln whero ho wont with Company K and did not pass tho physical examination. The Indian Card club will abandon Its sosalons during tho remainder of the summer and will not meet Again until about tho middle of September. Mrs. W. H. Munger, of Omaha, enrouto to Cherokee l'ark will arrive tho lat ter part of tho wcok and visit her son, Horton and family, for a few days. air. and Mrs. Harry Block and son nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. Harry Flleshman and daughtor returned Sunday evening from a week's visit In western points by auto. , Dr. J. 13. Rcdfleld received a messago yesterday stating that William Gaunt, -vvho Is taking treatment for lock Jaw In a hospital In Omaha, Is greatly Im proved. Miss Zltn Worlemont, of Cheyenne, who has been Visiting her cousins, tho Misses Irene and Dorothy HUbbard for ten days, will leave the latter part of this week. Attorney and Mrs. J. S. Hoagland ac companied by their grnndson Kobert Hoagland, loft by auto yesterday for York to visit relatives after which they will visit In Lincoln. Mrs. Helen Gleason, money order clerk at tho postolllce, and Mlsa Kate Clark, deputy county treasurer, have been spending the past week with friends In the central part of tho state. Miss Marian Dentlor, formerly of this city who is now a "movlo" star, Is vis iting with )ior father in Denver, while enrouto from Los Angeles to New York and IS expected to visit friends here in a short time. : :o: : For Sale. Almost now Hay Stacker. Cheap. Phono 793F14. 47-4 FOUND t . 1 . . I . . . .. . I. .. . . ! . ' condition of the young son of Hugh Gaunt, who was taken to that city last week to receive treatment for totanus, Is considerably Improved. Lost On tho Lincoln Highway Sun day between North Platto and Horshoy, auto license pinto No. 82.111 Nob. Find er please return to J. B. Hemphill, North I'latto. Cl-2 Highest market price paid for hldos. Wo buy dry bones, iron nnd othor Junk. North Platto Junk Houso. 27tf Conductor H. 11. Fletcher left Sunday for Topoka, Kan., whero ho will visit relatlvos for a couple of weoks. Mrs. Fletcher and children who have beon visiting there for soma tlmo will re turn with Mr. Fletcher. M. 13. Scott, chairman of tho building committee, Is asking for bids for ro modellirg of tho Methodist church, for which funds woro recently subscribed. Bids are to bo In Mr. Scott's hands be fore four o'clock p. m. July 22ri. II. C. Ostormnn, of Now York, gonoral consul for tho Lincoln Highway, passed through to tho l'aclllc In bis car Sun day. Ho Is making tho trip in advanco of the men In tho two paint cars, who are ro-marklng the highway route. Miss Harriet Dixon entertained a scoro of young ladles at a bridge party and luncheon yesterday morning In, fa vor Of Miss Helen AVatto. of Corning, lown, who Is her guest. Tho houso wns prettily decorated with garden llowors. Dr. Morrill, Dentist, McDonald Bank Building. Judge GrlmoH, J. C. Don. C. C. Hup for and son Charley, Tho Tribune man and son Leslie, ail perhaps sovoral others, expect to leave tho middle of next week on a Hshing trip to Saratoga, Wyo. They will be absent about ton days. C. Phillips, of Donvor, nnd J. S. Adams, of Omaha, came yestty-day to as sist In putting tho now road engine to gether. This new onglno was received by. the county commissioners a few days ago and will be used In building up thS county roads. Mrs. E. H. Plummer entertained a dozon young ladles Friday afternoon In honor of Miss Ksthor Kelly. Con tests wero held and prizes awarded to Misses lUlth Elder, Jcsslo Stower and Esther Kelly. Tho latter part of the afternoon was spent in music. Money in loan on rrnl entnto. t'Ulier llrlvnte money for u term of yenrM or , out of our building mid loan iimnocIii- tiou ri'tiiriinMe monthly. Net. t Hit ATT. GOODMAN V JIUCKIjHV. , The Tilllkum Girls' club wero entor , tallied last evening In tho basement of tho Episcopal church by Misses Ida I Carroll and Marjorle Den. Qlllcers wero elected as folloWM: Presldont, Marjorlo Den; vice president, Janot "White; secretary, Margaret Craiglo; treasurer, Hlldegarde Clinton. The Federal ball team played with tho Ogalalla team at Ogalalla Suilday afternoon and won the game by a score of 14 to 0. Frank Bcchon of Hershey and Albln Sandall wore batteries for the former and Fender and Burke for Ogalalla. Tho Federals made nineteen hits nnd one orror and Ogalalla la credited with ono hit. A carload of machinery for tho now laundry to lie opened in mo juorscu Klonk building by McLane & Skinner nrrlvod last week and Is being placed In position. Tho boiler has not yet ar rived, but Is expected shortly. A brick building for a boiler room Is being erected in the rear of the main build ing. Tho Arm promises to wnsh nnd Iron a shirt while you wait, and that you will not need wait very long. The hot weather has greatly hasten ed the rlponing of wheat and rye nnd the harvest on the tnblo lands nnd In the hills Is now In progress. Some of the wheat and ryo Holds wero cut tho latter part of last week. Thoso re porting say small grain Is In good shnpc, the berry being plump. Tho fear was expressed that the extreme hot weather and wind might shrivel tho berry, but this does not seem to have beon the case. ;:o;: niiXTAiiS IloiiNt-M, f iirnlslu'cl 1111(1 llllfliriliNlllMl, and nice lnrne tiitfimilHlicil rooinx, clone In, S ).) mid iiliwnrilN per month I1HATT, OOOD.UAX it IICCKI.KV. ASSISTANT Si;rHIII.TIMIH.T TO 1IM MICATHl) AT THIS TUIIMINAI.. A bulletin Issued yesterday by Supt. Brophy, of tho Nebraska division, nn uounces the nppolntmont of A. W. Woodruff as assistant superintendent with headquarters at North Platto. Tho appointment becomos effective today and Mr. Woodruff, In company with other olllclals, arrived this morning but later wont west. Tho new nsslstant superintendent will have Jurisdiction over the Second, Third nnd Fourth dis tricts and their branches. Mr. Woodruff was formerly assistant superintendent on tho Wyoming di vision, but for tho past eight months has been In Omaha doing special work for Mr, Jcffers. Assist. Supt. Cary takes tho super vision of tho Omaha and Council Bluffs terminnls. : : Will CIlINC llltcllCN The following dispatch from Lincoln appears In today's Omaha Boo: "On account of low water In tho Platto riv er, the state engineering department, which hns charge of Irrigation, has do cldod to shut off tho water for Irri gation purposes from North I'latto to Grand Island. Tho river nt these points has become so low as to threat en power plant service. As yet tboro Is no Intcrforcnco In tho Scotts Bluff region, the big Irrigation district of Nebraska." ; ;o; ; ltlver Im Low Water In tho North Plntte rlvor Is very low, and ditches aro experiencing somo troublo In .obtaining a necessary supply. Tho government olllclnls claim, howovcr, that tho overflow from tho Pathfinder dam is as great as would bo the natural How of the river, but this claim is questioned by a good many people Personally If wo wero certain that the How of water abovo tho Path finder dam is not greater than It Is hero at North Platto wo would abandon the llshlng trip which wo contemplato making next week. . ::o:: Additional Carrier KtniiloMl Conrad Schnrnuui, who for a year or so has boon employed at tho U. S. weather burenu, resigned last wcok and yesterday took up tho duties as substi tute mall carrier on tho city routes. He had previously pnssed tho civil ser vice examination. Thoro aro now two substitute carriers, tho addition recent ly made to tho routes and tho gradual ly Increasing business, calling for more help for the regular carriers. Tho im propriation for cxponscs of tho North Platto olllco this year is somowhat larger than Inst thus Justifying tho ad ditional substitute. ':o:: For Hit cnrofnl Investor wo linvc n few extra elioloe llrnt mortgnge renl en title Ioiiiim iu'ttliiHT 7 to S per cent nn mill Interest, not tnvnlile,, In niiiiih of iCIOO.OIl mill uiMvarilM. We look nfler nil iletnllM, collecting Interest nnd prin cipal without e.vieiiMt to 7011. Come mill tell mm uluit you linve. IIHATT, (JOOD.MAX & BUCKLEY. : :o: : l.ool.N Like Cooler "VVentlicr Indications are this morning that tho heat wave which has hovered ovor us for ten days hns temporarily ended, nnd that cooler weathor will prevail. With tho temperature at ninety or abovo each day for over a week we bogan to fmir flint North Plnttf-'s reiiutntlon as a summer resort wns slipping. ::o:: Mrs. E. It. Plummer left this morning for Pnxton to spend tho day. Miss Elsie Laws, of Cozad, Is visiting' this week with Miss Marie Martini. Attorney W. T. Wilcox left this morn ing for Ogalalla on business. George Fratcr loft today for Koy stone to transnct business for a couplo of days. Mr. and Mrs. Millard Hoslor loft this morning for Scotts Bluff to spend a few days. George Hatfield returned to Pnxton Sunday morning after visiting with tho homo folks for several days. Miss Ethel fitevons of Fairfield, who was visiting Mesdames Millard Hosier and James Dorram, left yesterday morning for Brulo and Oshkosh. : :io: ; F..YCI1ANOHS S room lioiiNe, modern, on went Fourth nirvel, will mm up for land. What have j 011? UK ATT, GOODMAN A: BUCKLEY. llelim IlliiiNelf to Clothing. Somo time during last night nn In dividual, nnme and address unknown, HH Inert eutritnce Into the Ntnrn of tfm Hnrcourl Clothing Co., and divesting iiiiiihok 01 nis worn-out garments pro ceeded to outfit himself with now rnl lnon.V Evidently ho was somowhat particular In his tnstcs for the clothing missing was of tho best and In its se lection ho evidently took plenty of time, lie provided himself with an on tiro outfit and this may lend to his identification and arrest. Tho olllccrs are working on tho case. Mr. Harcourt In sizing up his stock finds tho following goods missing. 3 pnlr Hegnl black shoes, 2 button and 1 lace: 10 Ideal silk shirts, I Manhattan silk shirt, (1 common shirts 3 bolts, 3 Ms dozen silk socks, Inter wovon, 2 2fc handkcrchlofs, S suits of Mnuscn underwear, buttons down tho leg, 1 suit coat 3U, 1 suit coat 37, 4 pair New port, garters. : :c: ; Touring I'p the StreetM Grading tho stroots preparatory to paving boKim yesterday morning, this work being dono by aDonvor contract or who brought his outfit nnd tho great er number of tho men with him. Tho first section which was plowed and from which tho dirt is bolnir removed Is Locust street between Third and Fourth. Tho dirt being removed Is be ing placed on other streets whore fill ing Is required. Contractor Stack has u number of men employed in putting In curbing where It has not heretofore existed. :n: :- To Odd I'YllowN. All Odd Follows aro requested to at tend tho funeral of our late brother William Woodhurst, which will bo held on the lawn nt tho residence at seven o'clock AVednosdny evening. GUY SWOPE, Secretary. ::o;: Hull GmiioN 'l'h I m Week A telephone messago from Eustls yes terday afternoon announced that tho ball team of that town will bo horo for gamoH Wednesday nnd Thursday of this week. This will plonso tho fans, for othorwlso thoy would have boon without games for two weeks. Tho Eustls team Is ono of tho strong est North Platte has played this sea son; and since their former visit hero the team has been somowhat strength ened. Wo aro thoreforo nssured two games of mighty good ball. ::o:: Mrs. John Strnhorn returned Friday evening from Grnnd Island whore sho Visited her laughter for a week. ::e:: 1XSUHAXC1? I'lrc, lightning, tornniln, windstorm, lire nnd accident, iiiitoiiiiilille, ote, .We liiHiiro i'( cry kind of rink nt lovcnt liv ing rntcH, NCC UN. IIHATT, GOODMAN A: IIUCKI.IW. LOCAL AND FEKSONAL We lmvo found n nay to re-surfneo old floors tmd make tliem look llko pol Isdied oak. The now surface can he any color desired regardless of what It wns be fore, nnd Is equal to gonulno oak In wearing and washing quality. It Is easy to npply nnd tho cost Is very low. Come in nnd sec If you can tell which Is GIiI-Nnincl and which Is REAL oak. JOS. H. STONE DRUGGIST Crystal Theatre, Wednesday, July 12. HAIL! HAIL! HAIL! HAIL! HAIL! The haii 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 Preserve Your Youthful Eyesight HI - A." "S mm as you journey through the years KHYPTOK Glasses rcstoro tho eyesight of your youth. Thoy enable you to glanco up from your book or frincr and soo dis tant objects Just as clearly and distinctly as tho typo on tho printed page. KRYPTOTf JL aJ GLASSES XV ThQ smooth, clear surfaco of KHYPTOK Glasses Is on'tiroty free from tho disfiguring, ngo rovoallng lines. Beams shouldors of old-fashioned bi focals. You enjoy nil tho con vonlenco of no-r and far vlsjBn in ono pair of glasses wlthrmt anyone knowing that you arp wearing bifocals. 3. GLASSES THE ONLY INVISIBLE BIFOCAL Pift an end to the nulsanco of continually removing and ro plnoing your reading glasses or fussing with two pairs. Tho lower part of KllYPTOKS gives tho necossnry correction for nenr vision whllo the up'por part Is adapted for far vision. You can sco both closo and distant objects' with porfect clearness. Yet KHYPTOK (pro. liouiiced (Ylp.tock) is a solid lens which cannot possibly bo distinguished from singlo-viskn Glasses. C. S. ClLINTON Registered Optometrist. 9 Tin; Sign with the Big Ring. 1' J )l 1 r I Our Somi-Annual Sale begins July 22nd, and bear this in mind witli each successive ealo wo put forth moro of an effort to give the people better val ues at extremely low prices. We, as hero-to-fore, lmvo bought largo quan tities of nierclmndiso so that wo well be able to fill your every want. Vo arc giving ourselves moro tlmo In which to prepare for this ovent, so that we will bo moro able to tako caro of tho pcoplo in a more satisfactory man jicr People, bear in mind that wo do not carry a largo stock nnd that on ables us to give you just tho newest nifty stuff nt nil times. Wo are work ing ovcry day now preparing for this sale and it's going to bo tho ovent of tho season. We will have tho bills out In a few days. Uo sure to secure one. 51-2 E. T. THAMP & SONS. Wnntod First class girl for goncrnl liousowork, best wagos. Mrs. Hurry Dixon, 402 west Fifth street. Tho ladies of the Christian church will hold their annual picnic nt tho state farm Thursday, July 13th. All members and their friends wishing to go are asked to meet nt tho church at 10:I!0 a. m. and bring picnic din ners with them. After dinner a pro gram will bo given and a ten cent lunch served. Frank McGuiro, of Brady, Is an Inmate of tho county Jail, having been arcs'led yeFlerday for forgery. IIo was given a check for Ilvo dollars by his employers, G. B. Scott and Son, and raised the amount, cn tho check to ono hundred und forty-flvo dollars. Ho wll bo arraigned today. Wanted Man and wlfo to work on ranch. Wrlto Ranch, caro of Tho Tribune. Glvo number and ago of children, If any. 49tf Mrs. Pauline Zitnmcr, of Myrtle, died nt tho homo of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Hood, Saturday, cf old ago, hav ing reached her eighty-third year. Tho funeral was held Sunday afternoon and Interment mado in tho Myrtle cem etery. rami nnd liancii loans at lowest rates and best terms. Money on liitnd to closo loans promptly. 43tf 11UCHANAN & l'ATTEKSON. Miss Beryl Jetor, who has beon teaching in tho schools in Los Angeles, is expected hero this week to visit nor parents during the summer. For Sale Now house, 1212 west Third street, $1,050. 44-9 Mrs. Raymond Keegan and baby, who wero visiting her sister Mrs, Jack Carroll, left for their homo in Fre mont Saturday afternoon. Mrs. James Flynn who visited her family for somo time returned to hor li .mestead at Molroso yesterday niarn- Dr. Brock, Dentist, over Stono Drug Store. Mrs. Henry"" Schott left tho latter part of last week for Lincoln to visit he i son who Is a member of Company E, ::o:: FOR KENT Two store rooms suitable for any business. Ten rooms sultablo for office rooms or small rooming houso, or will bo rented to any ono wanting ono room Garago 53x72 feet. Also largo room 53x72 sultablo for hall or will arrange it to suit tenant All enuinned with steam heat. Located on corner of Eighth and Locust streets. 45tf JULIUS MOGENSON, Prop. LOCAL AND PERSONAL Byron Schott bogan work as a n!fn- fOitntat nnnrmitlrtft In trim l.mnl Mttu yesterday morning. Charlos Boeder returned Friday ev ening from Denver whoro ho spent sev eral weoks as delcgato to tho II. of L. F. and E. convention. Charles Edwards and nloco Miss Francis Edwards, ' loft Sunday morn ing for Pleasantvllle, Mo., to visit rel atives for two weoks. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Jcffors re turned tho latter fart of last week from California whoro thoy spont sev eral weeks with relatives. Licenso to wed was granted by Coun ty Judgo French Saturday to Myles Jonnlng of Pnxton and Miss Edith Mnmmond, of Albion, Nob. Miss Margaret Amen, of Hastings, left Friday afternoon for Denver and Deortrall after visiting her sister Mrs. J. J. Gettnmn for a iwcok. Miss Nina Van Doran will leavo to day for Maywood to s'pend a week with Mr. and Mrs. Robert Artloy. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Martin will leavo shortly for Hot Springs, S.. D to spend a fortnight or longer. Nealo Turpie roturncd tho lattoV part of last wcok from Donver whero ho s'pont sovoral days on business. Harris Stuart, Rolland Ginn nnd Ilomor Gray visited In Ogalalla Sun day and nttended tho ball game. Mrs. Emil Kasbau has gono to Mooroilold to vlsllt her Bistor Mrs. Ray Cross for a couplo of weoks. Lot Landgraf & Hoga do your paint ing, paper bunging and doooratlng. Phono Black 002 or Black 570. 23tf J. C. Gunnlug, of Rawlins, visited his niceo MIbb Ireno O'Donnoll tho lattor part of lasUwisck while-enrouto to tho Elk's convention nt Baltlmoro. Tho marriage of Miss Bory'l Halm, of Lincoln, and David Day of this city will tako placo at tho liomo of the bride nt Lincoln on July 20th. Mrs. Edward Ludwlg, of Hastings, who was visiting uor husband who is employed on tho new Catholic school building, left Saturday morning. 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 I Iff (SfiEmw -Williams Prepared Paint) the paint which has stood the test for fifty years. yhy? Because it always gives satisfaction. It is the right com bination of ingredients. It wears longer 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.