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THIRTY-THIRD YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEB,, MAY 1, 1917.. No. 31 EXAM INK APPLICANTS FOR OFFICERS' THAININU CAMP Capt. Wm. 1J. Wallnco, Twentieth United States Infantry, arrived In town yesterday, coming hero to examlno thoso who had inado application to bo admitted to tho officers' training camp at Ft. Snclllng, Minn. Those who have mado applications for admission to tho training camp are Robert Gnntt, Cody lloal, Arthur Uullard, Leonard Robinson, Lowls Kel ly, Cecil Cool, James Lambert, James Flynn andl Abnor Wossburg. Arthur Iiullard took tho examination yoster day afternoon nnd Is reported to have passed with flying colors. Soveral other applicants will bo examined to day. Captain Wallace will remain in tawfc all of this week and will examlno all who mako tho proper application. These applications may bo filed aip to and Including May 14th. : :o: : Will Plant 10 Acres of Menus Arthur Rush nnd one or two others have leased forty acres of tho Albert Muldoon farm west of town and plant tho forty acros to beans. Tho ground solected has been well tilled and can bo Irrigated. , Tho present high prlco of beans and tho likelihood of them remaining at tho altltudlnous vrico, has boon tho lncontlvo for Mr. Rush and his associates to ongago In the bean cul ture so extensively. Tho crop will be put in aftor tho danger of frost is past : :o: : MISS HAY TAKES lrl.AU IN CONTEST F0KQUF.l.X In tho voting for queen of tho semi centennial last week 14G0 votes wore cast. Miss Elva Day mado tho great est gain, and through tho gain be came tho loader In tho contest. Tho standing of the contestants follows: Elva Day GOO Janet McDonald 4G0 Hildogardo Clinton 410 Florence MacKay ....... .405 Helon Waltemath 325 Mario Uowen 300 Ilazol Smith 300 Sybil Gantt 280 Elizabeth Hlnman 275 Mabel Durko 2G5 Hazel Darber 2G0 Louiso Ottonstoln 2GG" Blanch Fonda J.....255 Maymo 1'lzcr 250 Catherine Hall 245 Myrtlo Heeler 225 Lucllo Wilcox 225 Mario McCabo 225 ::o:: Mrs. Prcmus Forstcdt Pnsscs Away. Annlo Louiso wlfo of Premus For CITY AND COUNTY NEWS Mrs. Stella -Adams will loavo Friday morning for Iowa to romaln lndoflnlt ly. Mrs. Frank Martin will ontortaln tho. Lutheran aid society Thursday af ternoon. Chnptor Alt P. E. O. will moot Wed nesday afternoon at tho homo or Mrs. M. E. Crosby. Mrs. Dan W. Roberts and son Dan returned last evening from a short vis It with relatives In Cheyenne. Scott McCrono, who llvos northeast of town, reports tho loss of thirty young calvos during tho recent storms. Koranic Parlor organ, In good con dition and .Will bo sold chonp. 303 east Third street, or phono Red 737. 31tf Mrs. Roscoo Zlmmor, of Sidnoy, camo down Inst evening to visit Mr. nnd Mrs. W. II. LoDloyt for a 'bok or longer. Mrs. Robort Lannln and baby, of Grand Island, nro expected this after noon to visit at tho Lannln homo for CITi' AND flOUNTY NEWS. ALL IN HI.AIHNF.SS FOR THE MAY PARTY TONIHUT Merle Lawla camo up from Contrnl City yesterday afternoon to visit for a fow days. aii-uk, uiu(i juoiuiuaj illuming ut mv ; ,,., i ,invH homo of her paronts Mr. and Mrs. 8 u J Ferdinand Tangor, of tuberculosis," Charles Mnrtlnll, Jr., who has beon which she contracted several years omnloyed in Cheyenne for soveral ago. Tho deceased was thirty-sovou months past, camo last evening to vis years of ago and Is survived by hor it tho homo folks. i. . i i i . ft .1 1 i . uusuumi, iwo cuuurun, nor iuireius, , r v o ri .i,nnt in nvo sisters, Mrs C. O. Weingand, Mrs. Q h yostor(lay at ?3.0n !V bushel. Louiso Potors, Mrs. Harry Samuelson,, T1. hlllI. ,.f . nff(,riP!, Rnl.l a few Mrs. Gcorgo Atchoy and ono residing . A. Jt. 3Ieet Friday Sioux Lookout Chapter of the D. A. R. will meet with Mrs. C. R. Morcy Friday evening, May 4th, at 8 o'clock, Mrs. J. V. Romigh assisting tho host ess. Tho following is tho program: Singing of America, flag Baluto and pledge; roll call, curront topics, local or national; reading, Mrs. J. N. lion nor; report of state conference, Mrs. C. R. Morcy; quiz, Chapter; election of officers. : :o: : ATTENTION If you want a house and lot we can suit you. Wo have over 40 on our "for salo" list, ranging In price from $700 to $5000. Can accept live stock or automobiles for equity on some. If you want a farm, wo have It. Small farms closo or larger ones far ther out. Wo havo money to loan on choice land at G to G. Wo represent some of tho best In surance companies doing business in Nebraska. It would bo impossible for you to own anything of value that we coulu not insure, including automo biles and hail insurance. Wo aro also representatives of tho Bankers' Reservo Life Insurance Co., or omana If you own a houso and it is empty, list it with us to rent. Wo are unable to got enough to supply the demand Office 723 North Locust Street. MILTONBERGER & LEININGEH ::o:: A suspicious passenger was arrested on train No. 17 Sunday evening by Sheriff Salisbury and U. P. Agent Ralph North. Ho had aroused sus plclon by his actions on tho train and by remaining in the berth tho greater part of tho day. Ho was searclieu in tho county jail and two revolvors woro found In is possession. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Tarklnton aro enjoying n visit from tho lattor's fath er, T. Adams, who arrived from Sid ney a few days ago. W. R. Malonoy left Friday evening for Omaha and Kansas City to spend two weeks. In Wisconsin, nnd a brother, E. T. Tramp. Tho funornl services will bo hold at tho Lutheran church tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 conducted by Rov. Harman. Tho deceased was born In Gormnny Sept 2, 1880, and math hor paronts camo to Wisconsin In 1882. She camo to North Platte in 1007 nn(ii was mar ried in 1000 to Mr. Forstedt. Sho was confirmed In the Lutheran church In Wisconsin in 1805 and received Into tho church In this city soon aftor her arrival. What a treat this is to lato buyers, or tnoso women wno navo put on buying their spring coat or suit This morning Just arrive from Now York manufacturers' sample lines of suits and coats, bought at a big discount under tho regular prices. All with oth ors out of. our own stock goes on salo at a discount that means a saving of from 20 to 35 por cent off from tho regular price, at Tho Leader Mercan tilo Co. Mrs. Joseph Feltrlnello and four children visited hero Saturday after noon mlillo enrouto from Los Angoles to Now York to make their home. Mrs. Feltrlnello was formerly Miss Annie Merz of this city and is a half sister of Fred Marti and Mrs. William Gates. The family were making pre parations recently to move to Italy when Mr. Feltrlnello was accidentally killed. Mrs. Amanda Martin, of Des Moines, who had been visiting Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Oglor for several days whilo en routo homo from California, loft yes terday afternoon. Any ono needing work done by day or month call at 11G oast Front street Labor Agency. 31-2 Mrs. Lloyd Thomas, of Allianco, camo last ovonlng to visit her aunt Mr. J. G. Beclor whilo enrouto homo from Lincoln The bulk of tho offerings sold a cents under $3.00. Murton Morrill, who hnd beon with a Blgnal corps on tho Mexican border for six or eight months, returned homo last evening. Tho last legislature passed a bill making it optional with tho county commissioners mlicther they pay a bounty of ten cents on gopher scalps. Another lot of boys' waists, tho Boy Blue kind. ICb tho best that mothorB can buy to ut boys 4 to 14 years. Being sold at 50, G5 and 75 cents at Tho Leador Morcantllo Co. s. Miss Myrtlo Heeler, of tho stato unl verslty, writes that tho annual con vention of tho PI Beta Phi which was to havo been held at Lake Genova, and to which sho was a dolognto, will not bo hold on account of war conditions Today's Omaha Bee says tho reports tndicato that throuch tho wlntor wheat bolt of tho state not to exceed 50 por cent of tho winter wheat has boon klll- I ed, .whereas tho estlmato earllor In the season placed tho loss at 75 pr cent The damago Is tho greatest In the South Plutte territory. : :o: For tho thirty-fifth tlmo Division 8S, B. of L. E., will bo host to tho North Platto nubile this ovonlnc on tho oc- Dr. Mario Amos Is expected to eastern of tho annunl May Party. That return today from a short visit In jt win bo largely attended Is an us Loxlngton. surod fact: that tho attendants, whoth- Mrs. P. II. Lonergnn will entertain or ns dancers or spectators, will havo the momborfl of tho J. F. F. club this an onjoynnio evening is just ns certain; afternoon at cards. land that everybody will voto Division . , , , , ss, tjituirinun scnioutor niui ins co- LOUlSO ami RobOrt BybOO, WhO VlSlt- ,..r,rl,ra ,ltl-nK niiiriiltinra la nlan od relatives In Callaway lor two weeks, Ui,Sured. As suual, thu May Party came home yosterday aftornoon. hllH i,ro.,Klt to town ntanv visitors, nn.i Mrs r.iiv Hover and dauchtor ro- more will arrive today, and Included turned last ovonlng from Gothenburg in the lnttor will bo Union Pacific ot where they spent soveral days .with flclnls and their lndlos. olntlves. osteruay tno cnairninn anil ins com- .... , , . nutteo Muro uusy nil my decorating Mrs. Elinor Mills Olltortalnod a fOV .,. lmll nml whim vmi nntnr thin nvnn- young ladies at 'the homo of her par- ,K yo wII COncludo that you aro on. pnts Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Jcftors tho yoloped In patriotism, for thoro nro lnttor part of last week. tings to tho rluht of you. flags to tho Dixon Perforin Qhissos nro sotno- loft of yon, lings In front of you, Hags thine you should Investigate. Thoy are ovoriiond of you. Kings aro tho doco- guarantoed not to break. Harry Dlx- rativo reaturo, Just as thoy should Do on. Graduate Ontomotrlst. In tOBO tlmos of war, u tlmo that nono , siioum lorgct. om giory. WO are selling ngOUtS for thO MC- a ...in ,. nHoo.l hv lllrt nrr.nr.im Call Patterns. 10, 15 nnd 20 cents ,mbished olsowhero, Stamp's orchoe Coinplete stock of all bIzos on hand at tra wlll glvo n concort preceding tho I ho Lender Mercantile Co.'s. iium-inir. thin fr-nhir tr. win nf R;ir. Miss y.otn Worloment of Chovonne. To bo assured n seat In tho gallery It tamo Saturday aftornoon to visit with will bo necessary to go oarly. her cousins tho Mlssos Irono ami Dor. .... othy Hubbard for a week. Elijah M. Smith filed suit for dlvorco hi ft tt in ...i. i, from Ella Smith in tho district court niiHt vnnr w ill linr il!inirlitir Mrt4 . ' b.v... Fred Porrott. returned to Fonnvlllo, cmiolty and abandonment. Mich., vostordav aftornoon. Lost Betwoon west Second Btroot Alro rll,, llnrrnlt f niilnlinmn ",U1 U" 1 ' ll0l'01- a mi"08' gOlU WatCll. Mrs. Arllno Barrett, of Ok ahoina ,,.,. , n. un..n. :o: MUNICIPAL SACRK1) CONCFHT SUNDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 13. City who visited for a week with hor father J. E. Johnston and slstor Mrs A. W. Franden, loft yesterday aftor noon. LJDTJ Farewell to J. llnrleycorn At 8 o'e'lock last night, 820 saloons, fifteen brcw'erles and ten rectifying plants in Nobraska closed under tho now prohibitory luw. Purchase, manufacture, salo or gift of liquor is prolijbitcd, but possession is not forbidden. A largo number of saloons throughout tho state, reports said, sold their stock beforo noon yesterday. As a consequence prices soared until bottled whisky and beer, retailed In many towns at prices prohibitive to tho meager purse. Stocks of a few dealers woro auctioned nnd tho bid dors woro eager and tho ' knock down" figuros high. Omaha Boo. INSURANCE Even' kind of tho best insurance Mrs. Mnrv Gutherless loft at noon written by us at lowest possible rales. yesterday for Omaha to spend a iwicok It never pays 1o carry your owli risks, or more. Till ATT. (3001MAN & BUCKLEY. THE UNIVERSAL CAR MOTOR AGE SAYS F-g PCS? ord Truck will be Ready Soon, Selling Price Close to 500.00 AND WILL RUN ON KEROSENE Ford Tractor Ready About August First. FOR RUNT Houses, vacant rooms, snfo deposit liovcsi mill stnmirn siiiiro. Wn nro Hie P. J. Murphy, traveling dining car only state licensed storage men In (his inspector, formerly a conductor on tno city. First district, is visiting in town this BR ATT, (JOOl)MAN & BUUKLKY. week whilo enrouto from Ogdon to Omaha. Lost On tho strocts botween Front and tho Waltemath block on Sixth, a roll of currency. Flndor will bo lib erally rowarded by returning snmo to this office Mr. and Mrs. Louis Peterson loft at noon Sunday for Omaha to visit relatives. Tho formor will attend the Union Pacific ponslonor's banquet hold there this evening. Mrs. W. T. Miles nn,i daughter Miss Eva. Miles, of Sidney, arrived last ovonlng and aro guests of Mrs. W. t. Borton. Thoy camo dowki to visit Mrs. Borton and to attend tho May party. MIHnn nn, Alliin. tlin Irfiwnll twins. I I.-.-------- w ' ' of Chicago, who aro visiting tholr grandmother, Mrs. I. L. MUtonborgor, woro taken to tho Gonoral hospital Sunday to havo operations performed on tnelr tnroats. John C. Den spent Sunday In town and roturned to Sidnoy that night to closo out his saloon business. Tho Sidney saloons succeedod In getting rid of their stocks-and havo only tho par furnislngs on hand. Mrs. J. O. Purbnugh who had been taking treatmont at tho Nurso Brown hospital ofr sovoral weeks wlll roturn to Dickons today. Mrs. Purbaugh was. Ill with blood poisoning cnused by a small neouio wound in nor mum. i For Salo or Trade My rosldonco property nt tho corner of Maplo and B streets. Seven rooms and niodorn ex cept heat. Phono Red 010. Tho young folks of tho Catholic church held a roller skating party In tho basoment of St. Patrick's school Friday ovonlng which proved vory en joyable. Thoy will hold a social danco thoro on Friday ovonlng, May 4th, Tho domestic sclouco class of tho Presbyterian church mot last evening in tho church basement. Mrs. Roy Cottorell demonstrated salmon co- quottes nnd Mrs. M. M. Rcdonbaugh gavo an address on "Utility Kitch ens." Tho tomporaturo Sunday night dropped down bolowtho freezing point, and tho tomporaturo yostorday was chilly and ponetrnting. It is for tunate that fruit trees havo not ad vanced sufficiently to ho damaged by iho frcozo. Broken oyo glass lonsos can bo re placed, tho samo day as ordor is given n our lonso grinding department. HARRY DIXON, on.ff nriuliintn OiitmnntrlRL.I Mrs. MInnio Karrakor, wlfo of A. J. Karrakor. of Wallace, who camo to a local hospital a fow days ago for treat, inont. died Sunday morning. Tho ro- I matiiB woro tnken to Contrnl City Sun day ovonlnir for treatmont. biio lcnves hor husband and a son ton years oi ago. Clarence Day who spent tho past voar In Laredo, Texas, In tho omploy f the Continental Oil Co., returned homo Sunday and wlll visit tho homo lolks for a fow days iwSillo enrouto 'o Elkhorn. Wyo., to look ovor oil r ospocts in that country for tho i mpany. ' Dick Wilson, a colored Inboror who i(f ontly camo horo to work on tho Un ion Pacific tracks, died suddonly yos to'. lay morning In tho formor round houso building, of npoploxy. Tho body wa , taken to tho Malonoy morguo win ro It will bo kopt for a fow days pending word from relatives rolatlvo to intormont. All buIooiih In Nebraska closed last ovcnlng nnd today not a boozo Joint Is In operation publicly In tho stato. It Is nrobahlo that for a tlmo consld- orablo troublo will bo oxporloncod In suppressing bootlegging, but gradual ly this practlco to a largo extont, nt least, coasor and tho pooplo of Nobras Tho commlttco In chnrgo of tho mu nicipal ontortalnmonts nnnounco a sn ored concort Sunday aftornoon, Mny 13th at 3:30. Tho program will bo given by twenty or thirty malo voices assisted by tho Stamp orchestra. Tho numbers wlll Include choruses, qunr tottos and solos tho orchestra accom panying tho choPuac8 ns woll as lntor sporslng tho program with selections. Moinbors of tho choirs of tho dlfforont churches will partlclpato In this con cort nnd a program worthy a largo attoudanco Is promised, ::o:: Choice Acreage Tracts Wo havo a numbor of choice ilvo ncro tracts adjoining tho city that wo nro offering at $150.00 por aero. Only four tracts unsold. ' BUCHANAN & PATTERSON, 31-2 Solo Agents. ::o:: Tho tTravol and Study club mot Inst ovonlng at tho homo of Miss Florenco Stamp. Mrs. Brock rovlowea n maga- zluo article, Mrs. E. R. Goodman read n pnpor on tho building of tho Tentplo of Agal, nnd Miss Stamp gavo n papor on "Tho RolIgloiiB or India." Among tho grad'uatos of tho Curtis agricultural school Inst week was Rob ort Buskin, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. W. M. Bnskln, of Staploton, formorly of UiIb city. Mrs. Grcon, mother of Thomas Groon, who spont sovoral wcoks horo, has gono to Gran(i Island to visit with rolatlves. : :o:: FOR YOUIt AUTO SERVICE Call 125 for Taxi day or night. Also flvo or eovon passongor car for funornl sorvlco. MOGENSEN-LO U.DEN AUTO CO-, Chandlor & Elcar Agoncy, Corner Eighth and Locust Sts. ee Brothers CLOSED CAR The number of those who prefer tho Sedan for use throught the year is steadily increasing. The reason h easily understood when you consider how adaptable it is to the frequent weather changes common to all parts of the country. Almost instantly it can be changed to accom modate itself to heat or cold, rain or shine. Touring Car or Kointor, $835. In Canada, $1180 Winter Touring Car or Koadetar, 9I0O0. In Canada 91420 Sedan or Coupo 91200. In Cenedo, 91000 (All prlcea I. o. b. Dotrolt.) J. V. ROMIGH. Dealer and Service for Dodge Brothers Cars. 107 W. 6th. St. Phone 844. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. unpHOSE who save for a rainy day are Lliose whose lives are likely lo have the most sunshine." Start a Savings Account Now. Four per cent paid on Savings Accounts. First Natal Bank of North Platte ka will havo moro monoy to spend for i rrl.AAm.lAn nml Alntlilm.