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THJRTY-FIRST YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEB., AUGUST 15, 1916. No. 61 1 1 BILLY SUNDAY WILL TALK THURSDAY INSTEAD OF Fill DAY The data of Billy Sunday's talk In North Platto has been changed from Friday to Thursday of this week. This Information was received by J. H. Van Cleave by phone message early this morning. The hour at which he will begin speaking is named as two o'clock and he will talk about an hour and a half. All arrangements for the big meet ing have been completed. The tent, which wlli have- a seating capacity of 3,500 will be located at the corner of First and Dewey, and from reports received, it is "probable that the tent accommodations will not be sufficient to accommodate the crowd. A big choir accompanied by an or chestra and" two pianos will furnish music for the meeting, and will render a number of selections in advance of the address. This musical program wil start at 1:00. Remember the date, Thursday, August 17th. ' ::o:: A badger was captured in the Mc Cabe building Sunday evening where it had been chased by "boys. This Is supposed to have been the animal that Harry Porter brought to town a year ago, and which escaped from captivi ty the following night. Porter was out in the country and attacked the fcabger and had., presumably, killed it. Ho' tied it on the side of the car and upon arrival home was surprised to And it very much alive. Ho tied ft up with a piece of wire, but it man aged to escape during the night and has since been prowling around town getting its living as best it could. Wo nro nnxlous to know, If that corn crop Is Insured? Whether you destre a new loan? If you ivant to sell your farm or buy another one! Or exchange it for a nice home? We enn exchange equity In good eight room Jtonso jn Ji'orth 'JPlatc for. a good automobile. Conio and tell us your wnuts. IJKATT. GOODMAN & BUCKLEY. 0. H. Thoelecke reports the sale of section 3 and 400 acres in section 4, township 11, pnge 29, ,to Peter Kron quest, of Holdrege. This tract of land is- known as the "VV. H. Melton ranch. Wr. Thoelecke also s)ld to a North Platte resident 1200 acres of grazing land near the head of the Dismal riv er. s Both sales were made within the past week. , The W. C. T. U. will meet this after noon at three o'clock at the home of Mrs. J. T. Murphy, 403 south VMow. An election of officers will be held.- FALL ANNOUNCEMENT We are now showing over 2000 pairs, of ladies new fall boots. Our stock includes all the popular two-tone effects in grey, ivory, havana brown, russian white, black and White, and scores of good high grade black boots in patent and plain kid. Prices range from $2.45 to $7.50 We carry all widths from A A to EE Harry's Shoe FIRST DOOR SOUTH KEITH THEATRE, LOCAL AND PERSONAL Wheat declined five cents a bushel In the Chicago market yesterlay. For Rent After January 1st, the doublo store room of Ottenstelu's. Bruce Brown left this morning for Big Springs to spend a day or two on business. Mrs. J. T. Stuart and daughter Irene went to Sterling this morning to visit friends for several days. Miss Marie Von Opetz returned last evening from a visit of ten days In Omaha. Mr. and Mrs. Fred "Elliott left this morning, tho former for Omaha and the latter for Oshkosh, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wlese were guests of Mrs. M. V. Mitchell yestorday while enroute to Colorado points. Mrs. J. W. McGraw and Mrs. John Dick were called to Omaha this morn ing by the critical condition of Nels Hammer- Mis Ruby Griggs, of Kearney, oper ating Inspector for the Nebraska Tel ephone Co., who spent the past two weeks here, left Monday. O. H. Thoelecke and Henry Clark will leavo next week on an auto trip to the Pino Ridge Indian agency, whore they will visit Mr. Clark's uncle. Mrs. Clyde GIddeon was tendered a surprise party Wednesday by twenty of her friends and neighbors who pre sented hor with a beautiful remem bra ace. Ralph and Bert Chamberlain left last evening for Brownlee, Neb., in answer to a mesago stating that their brother Henry had died yestorday morning. The deceased formerly lived here. Telephone linemen have been busy for several days tast putting up two thousand feet of cable on North Lo cust street andia:the, Taylor addition. These- cables v,il replace the aerial wires formerly used and give .more capacity. Word reached this city today that Nels Hammer, a former resident, was hi a critical condition at his homo In Omaha and it is thought that' he will not recover. Mr. Hammer had been suffering with cancer of the stom ach for several years. ::o: Bargain Sale. Improved 160 acre farm, six miles north of town, price $7.50 per acre. Also house and two lots $1200. Terms If wanted. Write John Brose, or phono Black 161. i BOB CANARY IS WANTED FOB WIFE DESERTION Deputy Sheriff Wilson left last night for Mason City, Neb., to tako In cus tody Bob Canady, who Is wanted on the chargo of wife desertion. Re has a wife and three Voung children in town, whom he left nbout six 'weeks ago, when lie became infatuated with an other woman and Is said to have fol lowed her off. Slnco his loaving Mrs. Canady and the three children have been In desti tute circumstances and supported largely by the county. Prior to leaving Canady had been employed as cook at the Hotel McCabo at a salary of one hundred "per month. The deputy sheriff is expected to re turn tonight with the deserter. ::o:: Reception to Teachers. A reception was hold last ovenlng at the I. O. O. F. hall ty County Super intendent Gantt for the teachers of Lincoln county who nro attending the Institute this week. One hundred and fifty wore 'present and enjoyed a mu sical program by the Stamp orchestra. Prof. Hunter, of Lincoln, Dr. Wlnshlp, of Boston, and Miss Alice Hennigan. of Lincoln, who are locturers or In structors in various branches of the work, entertained tho guests with story telling. The hall was prettily decor ated with palms and flowers. The guests wore served with refreshments after the 'program. ::o:: : Teachers' Institute in Session. The Annual Lincoln County Teach ers' .Institute opened yesterday fore noon with an attendance of over one hundred, and this was further In creased by arrivals last ovoulng and this morning. Practically every teacher In tho county Is in attendance. A very efflclont corps of Instructors have charge of the work. Church Supper. 'The ladles of tho Ghrlstlan church will serve a supper in tho basement of the church next Thursday ovonlng, beginnlng at 5:30. The menu will bo: Fried chicken with cream gravy; mashed potatoes, corn on cob, cream ed turnips, sliced cucumbers, bread and butter, apple pie and coffeo. Price 35 cents. Tlio public generally Is In vited. -::o:: : - Mr. McCormlck and Miss Orr, of Lowellen, were married at four o'clock yesterday afternoon In tho parlor of the Peterson house. Dean Bowker performed the ceremony. Mr. McCor mlck Is a wealthy ranchman or Gar den county and Mrs. McCormlck hatV been teaching music. ' They returned to Lowellen this morning. "Union Made" Shoes for the whole family. Shop WE DO REPAIRING. LOCAL AND TEItSONAL Ice Cream, 25c a quart at Wilcox Department Store. Joe Pellstlcker, of Dickons, visited F, C. lMolstlckor yesterday. Mr. and Mrs, W. T. Bocy, of Grand Island, aro spending today In town. Chatlos Gunning and family, of Mul len, are visiting with local friends this week. C. M. Trottor received covoral Oak land, cars yesterday, all of which had been, sold before arrival. John States returned last ovenlng from Denver Avhero he spent a 'week with his son. Mrs.. Charles Thornlurg has gone to Waterloo,. Iowa, and other eastorn cit ies to apoud a month with relatives. Mrj.'p, L. Harper, of Wallaco, wqs in town last week enroute to Missoula, Montana, to visit hor daughter. Mrs. John LeMastor went to Denver this morning to visit her son Ira who is an'.employo of th Ford factory. Miss Nora Joffors will bo tendered a miscellaneous showor Friday oven lng at tho homo of Mrs. Russell Wy- man. ThO county commissioners aro In session this week making semt-an-ual settlement with tho county, offi cials'.? Mrk Margaret McGlnley, of Lincoln, earner last ovenlng to visit with her daughtor, Mrs. S. A. Carney, for a fortnight or longer. Mrs. Frank Bowen, of Grand Island, who was theguest of Mr. and Mrs. Will Yost for several "days, left yes terday afternoon. Mrs. A. P. Kellv will entertain a coterie of young ladles tomorrow ov enlng- at a pronufrtlal shower In honor of Mies Nora Joffors. 9 Miss. Edith Holcombe has .returned fromfjin . extended visit In Laranile. Mrs; Eachol Thomas is visiting this week with her sons In Maywood. Lost Setter pup, lemon and whlto in color, about seven months old. Suit able roward for return of animal or for Information leading to Its recov ery. Phone Red 660. 61-2 Mrs. C, F. Iddlngs, daughtor Nanlne, sons Charles and Henry and Miss Ruth Streltz leavo on an auto trip Thurs day to Estea Park and other Colorado points. Tho,'publlc library board met last ev ening and elected the following of ficers: President, T, C. Patterson; vice president, E. S. Davis; secretary, Miss Annie Kramph. j Mr. and Mrs. W. L. McGeo, of Oma ha, who woro residents of North Platto a nunvter of a century ago, will bo guests of Judge and Mrs. H. M Grlmea noxt Sunday. Chas. Hendy, Jr., of Denver, ar rived from Detroit this morning and will make a visit with relatives and accompany homo his family who have been hero for a "week, A dozen or more men employed with the cement mixer crow wont on a strike last ovenlng and declined to resume work this morning. They wore receiving threo dollars for a nine hour day but demand tho samo pay for eight hour?. Final Reductions on all Summer Dresses Values from $3.50 to $12 at $2.48 $3.98 $7.48 our Days, Aug. 16, 17, 18, 19 We offer every beautiful summer wash dress made of Voiles and fancy materials in a final clean-up. It will pay every -woman to select several to wear now and to wear later, for afternoons in the house. All sizes. Wilcox Department Store TRIO ARRESTED FOR KILLING CHICKENS OUT OF SEASON. Will Otten, Charley Boeder and Goorge Vosclpka wero arrested Sunday twolvo miles south of town on tho chargo of killing twenty-ono pralrlo chickens out of season. The warrant was Issued upon complaint of Owen Jones, local game wardon, who was assisted In treklng tho men by another gamo wardon from tho east part of tho state. According to' tho story told by tho gamo wardens, tho threo men wero hunting aoino distance from the Otten cah As tho wardens were seen ap proaching, tho hunters walked rapid ly toward the car, and as they passed behind a Httlo knoll each dropped a hunting coat. Tho hunters readied tho car ahead of tho warden and wero seen to throw something from the car. "You aro under arrest" said one of tho war dons, as they camo to tho car. "All right," said Otten. Tho visiting war don said ho would rldo in with tho huntors, but on second thought said "but I guess I will got thoso chickens you throw from tho car," and whilo ho was hunting for them Otten and his companions drovo away. Two chick ens woro found near whoro tho car had stood and nineteen whoro tho hunting coats had been dropped. Tho threo men had a hearing beforo Judgo French lat'o last ovenlng and woro fined Jointly flvo dollars for each bird, or a total of ono hundred and five dollars. Tho chickens and tho hunt ing coats woro produced In evidence. No Settlement of Threntoucd Strike. Tho threatened strike of railroad employes, which last week -was avert ed by an agreement to submit tho mat ter to tho federal board of arbitra tion, Is still up in tho air. Tho federal board found that both the employes and tho railroad managers woro un willing to make any concessions and tho efforts of tho board to arbitrate wero fruitless, . The sltuatlpn was then 'put'up'tb tho president by'tlio federal board. Tho president has mot both tho representatives of tho employes and tho managors of tho roads, and after mooting with tho latter yesterday ho Issuod tho following statement: "I havo mot both sides and huvo gono ovor the caso with utmost frank ness. I shall not bo able to judgo un til tomorrow whother wo havo a feas ible basis of settlement." Tho committee of managers re mained In conference with thb presi dent an hour, and as they loft Ellsha Leo, their spokesman, rofused to moke any statement. Tho managors left tho Whlto House to hold a meeting to tako up the sug gestions laid beforo them by the pres ident. It was Indicated that tho employes had made a suggestion which the man agors want to discuss among them selves. Tho suggestion -was bolloved to bo that tho president appoint neutral arbitrators to servo with representa tives of each sldo. Tho Seoborger, Waltetnath, "vyur tolo and Douglas families picnicked at the old country club last evening, and enjoyed a steak fry, with Bob Douglas a chef. Miss Isabeilo Doran has gone to Broken Bow to visit friends for a week or more. CITY AND COUNTY NEWS. Whitney Crab Apples, nlco ones, get your order In today at Wilcox -Department Storo. Miss Emma Rudat returned to Oma ha yestorday morning after visiting hor mother, Mrs. Albort Haspell, for two weeks. Miss Mabol Martin, of Omaha, who had been, vlsltlnjt th Misses Fttznat- rlck for a we'ok,-leftthJs, morning for ueMoj-na x visit momis. -t A packago sale will bo held In con nection 'with .tho, social by tho Cath olic ladlos society at tho W. R. Ma lonoy, homo Thursday evening. Mrs. Phillip Fent and children, of. Council Bluffs, came Saturday even ing to .ylslt hor mother Mxs.Mary Baker and other relatives for iten days or more; , Sarah Berhardt tho incomparable ojueon of tragedy will appear at tho Keith Thursday . night. vln ."Jcanno Doro." Thl3 Is tho dlvlno Sarah's last "and greatest achievement. . - Frank Distol, who had boon cinnlov- cd .with tho Huffman Cigar Co. for six yonrs, realgnod Saturday ovenlnar ami accopted a position yestorday morning in tuo achwalgor cigar store. ThO RoWOna Clrrtn will ImM n arin- clal business meetlnc at tho LIcA-d opera house tomorrow afternoon at three o'clock. All members are re quested to bo "present. Mtsso3 Allco and Mildred Fltzpatrlelc loft at noon yesterday, tho former to visit friends at Columbus and Genoa and tho latter to resume her duties as nurso In St. Catherine's hospital la Omaha. . Misses Helen and Beryl Jeter left Saturday morning for California. Miss. Holen will complete hor course in tho university nt Berkeley and Miss Beryl will tako chargq of hor music class in tho Los Angola j high school. Mrs. Jeter accompanied them as far as Ch&yonne. ItEPOIlT OF THE CONDITION OF THB McDonald State Bank. of North Platte, Charter No. 647 In .tho State of Nebraska at the close of bus nous August 10, 1910. , ItESOURCES Loans anil discounts...... $369,920,47 Overdrafts T 492v45 Bonds, securities, Judgments v claims, etc 10,860.00 Banking houso, furniture Other Ileal Estate.,...,., 7,509.22 Duo from nat'l and state banks. .. .09,367.29 Checks and ltotns of exchange... . 248. (SB Currency 9.7S3.00 OoM coin... .... 6,000.00 Sliver, niokles and cents .3,792.05 89.l4l.49 $500,113,30 , , LIABILITIES f Capital stock paid In $100,000.00 Surplus tund 17.GOO.00 Undivided profits, net,.,..,. 10,819.92 Individual depos its subject to' . cheek $198,877.90 Demand certifi cates of depos it 1,653.66 ' Time certificated of deposit 145,496.12 Due to national . and state banks 2S.02S.75 307,606,43 Depositors guaranty fund 4,21.95 $500.11,30 State of Nebraska, County of Lincoln, na i, w. n. aiauonaia, casnior or tun above ' mirnuiS bank do hereby awear that the above statement Is a correct and true copy of tho report made to the State Hanking Board. W. II. McDONALD, Cashier. Attest: chas Mcdonald, Director J. H. MCDONALD, Director. Subscribed and oworn to before me thlH 15th day of Auirust, 1910. ' C. F. STRAUSS, Notary Public. My commission expires May 11, 1921.