Fashion's fancies are illustrated
with remarkable accuracy
in our showing of
1 Glasses are becoming to J
people when properly se- f
iected and Med;
If you are not pleased with the appearance
of your present glasses call at our optical de
partment. Our business is to properly correct
errors of refraction and property fit frames and
lens to your individual requirt mer.ts.
DIXON, THE JEWELER
1 REGISTERED OPTOMETRIST.
DR. 0. H. CRESSLER,
OHice over the McDonald
LOCAL ANU I'EltSONAL.
David Shcetly has returned from
Pine Bluffs where ho had heen visit
ing with his son.
Dr. Morrill, Dentist
Mike Dunlavy, of Powell, Wyo.,
camo down Sunday evening to visit
his uncle David Shcedy.
Wanted A housekeeper in a farm
homo with two male occupants. Phone
784F011. Wagner Bros. 11-4
TTnvt Hn'rt. nf Puxton. was in town
Wednesday enrouto hom from Iowa'
where ho had been visiting relatives.
Thomas Mathews, who had heen
employed at Laramio for several
weeks, returned hero Monday morning.-
The music and art department o
tho Twentieth Century club will meet
with Mrs Ralph Smith,' 523 west Sec
ond. Tor iiiiicfc action and satist'nciosy
sale list your land with Thoelecke. tf
Wantd Stories for moving pictures.
Send stamp for full particulars to
"MOVIE" caro Empress Theatre.
Grand Island, Nebr. . 12-3
Tho Mooso banquet, which was
postponed on acount of tho death of
Henry Cohagon. will bo held at the
Lloyd next Monday evoning
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Hondy loft Tuo
day 'evening for Sutton, whore they
were called by tho death of Mrs.
Hondy's brother, Allen Molleneaux.
Frank Johnson, tho Wollileet drug
gist, who had beon taking treatment
at a local hospital, returned to his
home the early part of this weok.
Efficient and reliable light draying
of any -kind, taxicab service and coun
try livory. Splcer's Parcel Delivery.
Call Huffman's Cigar Store. Phone 975.
Mrs. Clark Buchanan, "who had been
visiting relatives in this city and in
Chicago for a couplo of months left
Tuesday for her home in Los AngeU s
All the men's, women's and chil
dren's sweaters to be closod out com
pletely, and are now being sold by The
Leader Morcantiln Co. at one-third off
the fonnor price.
License to wed was granted Tues
day to F. W. Johnson, of Tryon, and
Miss Nollle A. Listor of this city, and
they woro later married by a local
Mrs. Victor VonGoetz, of Portland,
formorly of this city, is now visiting
in Honolulu. Sho accompanied a lady
friend who wont thoro to become a
principal in a wedding. !
. Bert Boycr was lined five dollars
and costs in Justice Meyers' court
Wednesday on tho drunk and disor
derly charge. Ho wag givon until
March 3d to make tho payment.
Wo want men and women to handlo
our new novoltloe. Samples sent on re
colpt of 10c for postage. Big money to
IIvo workers. Addross Acmo Supply
Co. Box 422, Grand Island, Nebr. 12-?.
Mrs. C. II. Stamp and Mrs. Louls
Peterson woro summonod to Hossvllle,
111., Wedensday by a telegram announ
cing that their mothor, who is past
ninety, had suffered a paralytic strok
Farm and llanch loans at lowest
rates and best terms. Money on hand
to close loans promptly.
43tf BUCHANAN & PATTERSON.
T. C. Watson expects to leave next
week for California, whero ho will re
main for somo tlmo. Tho Colon?l prob
ably desires to oscapo somo of the
stormy weathor that may possibly vis
it westorn Nebraska during the next
Tho city council met in regular sos
sion Tuesday evening, but about the
only business transacted was the
passage of the ordlnanco authorizing
thn lowlntr of taxes against the prop
erty in tho paving district to pay the'
cost of same. i
A now lino of bed spreads at The
Leader Mercantile Co.'s. All very rea.
W. II. McDonald returned yesterday
morning from a business trip to Om
aha and Lincoln.
For sale Nearly now Singer sowing
machine at an attractivo price. Call at
703 east Fifth street.
Jack Harter and Harry York made
a trip to Arthur yesterday In Jack's
six cyl streak o lightning.
I now havo funds at 5M: per cent
on choice bottom table land. Gene
Crook, Itoomi 3 & 4, Waltomath Bldg
Albert Lepioyt, of Paxton, spent
Wednesday in town while enrouto
home from Chicago iwhoro ho had beon
visiting relatives for six weeks.
C. H. Walter sold a car of hogs on
track at North Platto Wednesday for
$2,520.38, the largest sum for which
ho ever sold a car of these animals.
Thoro wore elghty-ono head In tho
car. Mr, Walter recalls the time when
ho sold a car of hogs for less than
With total resources of $G32,292.2S
deposits of $490,381.G3, a surplus fund
of $20,000 and undlvidcil profits of
$17,749.53, as-shown by the statement
published Tuesday, the McDonald
Stato Bank keeps In tho front rank of
state banks In the west half of tho
Lots of cold days ahead. Can you
afford to miss the overcoat sale now
on at Tho Leakier Mercantllo Co.'s?
Buy a $10 to $40 overcoat at $5 to $20.
Plenty of coats in this final clearance
lot that you will find good to own even
for extra or for next winter. All go
ing at half price.
"Billy" Johnson formerly travellns
representative for tho Lincoln Jour
nal and relinquishing that position
'engaged in tho banking business in
.Spcarflsh, S. D. spent Wednesday and
yesterday in town. lie is again travel
ing for the Journal, having sold his
interest in tho bank.
Tho Franklin gymnasium was turn
ed ovor to the bask3t ball teams this
week and both tho boys and tho girls
have had practicos. It Is too late in
tho season to secure games with othor
schools but tho students are having
tho benefit of very healthy exercise.
Dr. Carver, ono of tho notorious
characters in this section forty or
moro years ago, but now in tho show
business, sayB ho surely wants to be
In North Platto during tho soml-con-tennial
celebration in Juno. Many of
our older residents remember Carver
and somo of tho stunts he pulled off In
In all tho ward schools this week
particular attention lias been given to
patriotic exercises, particularly to im
pressing upon tho youngsters the full
significance, of "old glory." Elsewhere
wo publish, at tho roquost of tho
Daughters of tho American Revolu
tion, tho Hag law of Nebraska which
probably but few havo ever read.
Tho Harrison Nursery Co., York,
Nebr., haa asked mo to receive orders
for nursery stock, and I shall be glad
to call on request and help plan tho
orchard, hedge, windbreak or land
scape. Lot mo know your wants along
thte line. II. A. McConib, (formerly
horticulturist at tho North Platte sub
station) North Platto, Nobr., Routo 1,
Phono 780F2. 12-3
"Under Two Flags" tho novel by
Oulta which tho genius of William Fox
ha turned Into a film mastorplcco
with Theda Bara in the loading role
.will bo shown at the Crystal tonight,
When tills play watt presented on the
stago Blanch Batos playod the lead.
The swift sharp action of a military
camp rims throughout the film ren
dition of tho famous novel presented
in nil its glory and splendor.
Captain Luko North, who was In
command of a company of Pawnoo
Indians at tho battle of Suinmltt
Springs, writes that ho and Mrs. North
will bo hero to seo the battlo staged
1 during tho soml-contennlal celcbra
I Hon. Captain North has written Secro
i tary Mooney a lottor giving a dos
crpltlon of tho battlo. From tho vnrlou,
! descriptions of tho battlo rocolvad,
Secrotary Mooney is In a position to
make up his sconarlo very accurately.
van YOUR AUTO service
Call 125 for Taxi day or night.
Also five or seven passenger car for
MOGENSEN-LOUDEN AUTO CO.
Chandler & Elcar Agency.
Corner Eighth and Locust Sts.
Every detail which is the vogue for Spring- is embod
ied in the attractive suits and coats we are now show
ing. The many different styles, innumerable little
finishing touches, the strikingly different colors, all
assist in making our offerings for Spring more de
lightful than ever before.
! call attention to a few of the favored styles and
prices, but a visit to the department will be necessary to
understand the comprehensive nature of our selections
L537 A light mixed fabric made with,
new pinch back and patch pockets. Price
No. 4930 This suit is made of a very fine gabardine
the Rookie Shade attractively trimmed
with smoked pearl buttons., Price. ....
No. 5820 This suit in the new rose shade jersey cloth made
in double breasted style with large pock
ets is a distinctive model. Price. ....
No. 209 Made of Rose colored Wool Velourin Melted Model
trimmed in Novelty Silk Stitching.- The
large cape collar is a pretty feature. Price
1341 Coat made of Mustard color Wool Poplin.
iNovei inpie ueiteu motiei Willi large (T 4 Q
pockets and collar. Price OflOj
3420 A striking Coat of Magenta Vclonr trimmed with
pearl buttons and silk stitching andined with fancy
sin. nas a long tie ior
SOLDI Kit HOYS RETURN
HOME TKO.M RORDER
Fourteen numb rs of Co. E, Fifth Ne
braska Regiment, who wore mustered
out of sorvlco at Ft. Crook Wednes
day arrived homo "Wednesday night;
several other North Platto members
of tho company remained in Omaha to
visit for a fow days. Company E, whi.lo
designated as the North Platto com
pany, was not- made up wholly of
residents of tho ctly; In fact the great-.
er number of tho members woro men
from all quarters of the country. ,
Tho North Platto boys return home,
looking well, and all are glad to get
back having hnd about all tho soldier
lifo thoy desire. The only complaint,
tho boyB havo to make Is the ay theyi
woro driven Into (drill and discipline,
tho government attempting, and to a
great extent succeeding, in making
out of the state militia In six months'
tlmo tho mine efficient soldiers that
they expect of tho regulars after throe '
years of sorvlco This entailed upon
tho boys strenuous drilling and hikes
that woro extremely wearisome, but
thoy "took their medicine iihilosaphl
cally and Co. E was regarded as one
of tho most efficient companies In tho
Tho returned soldiers plnco a low
estimate on tho avorago Mexican ; they
fall to find in him anything worthy
SOCIETY AND CLUBS.
Odd Fellows' Will Inltlnte.
Tho Odd Fellows of thlg city have
called a special session for Monday
evening, Feb. 2Cth, at 7:30 sharp,
(for Uio purposo of conferring the
third deegreo upon a largo class of
candidates. Immediately following tho
exemplification of tho third degree,
thoro will bo a "food" In the ,ban
quet hall. All local members and so
journing brothers aro requested to be
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Delltcrs Tliroo Addresses,
.ludgo Hoagland was u pretty busy
man yosterday when ho dollvered thro,,
nddrossoB bofore tho pupils of the
North Platto schools. At 9:30 ho nd
drossod tho high school studonts in
tho Central school audltorluim; ho
s'poko to tho Jofforson school pupils at
1:30 and to those of tho Washington
school at 2:ir. Tho Judge's theme at
all those nddressos was George Washington.
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NURSE HWHVN MEMORIAL
Tho llfo of this Institution comos
through tho successful use of tho true
and tried Homeopathic remedy; noth
ing healing more quickly, moro easily,
Hero Is a hospital that Is making It
self known by good rosults In Major
and Mluor Surgery, and which is the
Homo of Orlflclal Surgory with ac
complishments that no othor system
can daro challongo In the troatment of
flcuto and chronic diseases.
' 100S West HIi SU Trortli finite, Neb.
.Tolin S. Twlncin, Iff. 1).
Tho Eldecn club was entertained
by Mrs. Robert Arnold Wednesday af
Mrs. Geo. N. Glbbs entertained a
number of Jaklies Wednesday afternoon
complimentary to Mrs. 13. A.. Gar
Mrs. E. A. Garlichs was hostess at a
thcatro party Tuosday ovonlng fol
lowed with a "llttlo bito to eat" at the'
Mrs. J. II Ilogarty was hostess at a'
mooting of tho Alpha Mu Sigma club
Tuosday afternoon, at which bridge!
was tho feature.
Mlsa Josophlno O'llaro, Mrs. Frank
McGovorn, and .Mrs. Goorgo Vo.selpka
entertained tho Lady Forrestoia at tlio
Vosolpka homo Thursday afternoon at
a kensington and business meeting.
Monday's Trlanglo program at tho
Keith will bo tho five-part drama, "Tho
Wolf Woman" with Louise Glaum an,i
Chas. Ray and tho Keystono comedy,
"Tho Winning Punch" with Slim Sum-
mcrvlllo and Peggy Plorco.
Mrs. Olio Rasmusson was tho ro
clpi'iit of a surprse party Monday ovon
lng on the occasion of her birth anni
versary. Forty friends and nolghborH
formed tho Invaders who proceodted
to mako merry the hours for nil. As
niomontoos of tho occasion Mrs. Ras
miusson received a number of gifts.
Mcdamo Pattorson and Gantt and
.Misses Patterson and Gantt entertain
ed about oiio hundred ladle at tho
Pattorson homo Tuosdny aftoitnoon.
The hours wore from two to four and
from flvo to seven. Decorations woro
in tho national colors, the scheme be
ing carried out In tho place card, ami
In the refreshments.
Mrs. O. H. Thoolocke entertained
the Novlta club Wednesday afternoon
at a Washington party. Tho houso was
prettily decorated In the national col
ors and patriotic contests wore a fea
ture of the day. Prizes wore won by
Mrs. W. P. Snyder and Mrs. T. V.
Austin. At tho closo of the aftornoon
a two course luncheon was aorvod on
decorated tables. Guest wora. Mrs.
Elder. Mrs, Chas. Tljfho and Mrs.
Mrs. E. T. Tramp and Mrs. Horbort
Tramp ontortalned a number of frionds
Tuowlay evening compllmontary to
! Mrs. J. II. Krauso and Miss Onotah
: Krauso, of West Point, Nebr., who
havo been tholr guosts tlU week. At
' tho Tramp homo an hour was spent In
vocal and Instrumental music, follow
ed by a thcatro party and luncheon
at tho Oasis. Tho evening proved a de
lightful ono for tho gnosis.
I Membors of tho J. F. F. club woro
i tho guests of Mrs. A. W. Shilling
I Tuesday afternoon at a Washington
party at which tho docoratlons woro
omblematlc of tho "fnthor of Ills coun
try, i no national colors woro also
used with pleasing offoct. Card games
woro tho. entertaining fenturo, first
prlzo going to Mrs. L L. llortho and
second to Mrs. John Rausche. whllo
Mrs. M. II. Douglas and Mrs. Wood
Whlto woro awarded tho guost prlzos.
Fred Ululniio Passes Away. I
Fred Malone, ono of tho most wide-'
ly known fanners of th0 nort sldo, died.
itrn.i..n....ln.. ,...ti. I
longed lllnosfl, nt his home soveu mtlos
northeast of town. Tho funeral sor
vIccb will bo hold at tho Preubytorlan
church nt U:H0 this aftornoon con
ducted by Rev. White. Tho leceasod
was ono of tho. early seniors In his
neighborhood, an Industrious man,
and ono who enjoyed tho good will ani
ostoom of ovory acquaintance. Ho 1b
survived by a wlfo.
Miss M. Slnman has resigned as
Huperintomf nt of tho North Plntte
When down town drop Into The
Loader Morcantllo Co.'s storo and
have tho clerk in tho hoslory depart
ment show you tho new lino of Hk
hoslory In plnln and fancy silks.
lVoiild Restore Coyolo Roiinty.
A few yours ago tho woir bounty
law of Nebraska was uvlped off tho
statute booka by a progrosslvo legisla
ture, because It was costing the, ptato
treasury $00,000 or $70,000 a year and
wolves Hvero multiplying becnuso of
tho bounty. Now the hrAwo commltteo
on ogrlculturo hns rocommonUod or
passago a bill to reetoro' bounty and
mak0 It hlghor than ovor, $12 a hiJud
for coyotes and $5 for gray wolvos
::o.:- , ;
k. j. mi: net: . co.
Ken! f. state mid liirtiirnnro
Come and boo us for'.toVn lots-; In
different parts of the olty. Oood In
vestments on easy terms. Houses lor
sale and rent. Wo huvo also good Imr
galna In farms and raucuotvV
Cor. Front and Dowev Stii., upstairs.
Keep Your Own
KEEP more of that money
which slips away each month.
The sure and easy way to do it
is throuha Ssvings Account in
the McDonald Slate Hank.
Make this message mean some
thing to your entire future. It
CAN it surely WILL if you
just bring a small amount even
SI .00 and start a saving account
here at once,
Kosth Platte, Weor, ji t!
Real Estate and
COLLECTIONS A SPECIALTY.
Will look after renting your property at reasonable rates. Phono
Black 550 and we will coll. Notary and Justice of tho Peace.
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