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t iSkV L i f 7 n Dixon-Perfecto Glasses Guarnteed Not To Break If you are contemplating having your dyes examined, it will pay you to inves: tigate our Dixon-Perfecto Glasses. Don't forget our One Day Service on broken lenses. HARRY DIXON & SON. GRADUATE OPTOMETRISTS. CITY AND COTTNTY NEWS. Prank LItzio returned tho flrst of tihs week from Omaha. Attornoy W. V. Hoagland spent yes terday in Sidney on business. Everthlng continues to go up. Even women's skirts aro higher abovo the shoo tops. Dr. T. J. Kerr was called to Suth erland yesterday morning on profes sional business. M. E. Scott will leave today for Paxton to transact business for n couple of days. Fred Darraclough returned Wednes day from Omaha where he spent the flrst of this week. Attornoy J. G. Beoler loft yesterday morning for Lincoln to spend tho week end on business. Miss Ella Stegemann very pleasant ly entertained tho Lutheran Girls' Club last evening. New spring silk and Jersey sweaters, also tho now Shetland middy for out door sport, now on salo at BLOCK'S. Dr. II. A. Fenner has moved his office from tho Reynolds' building to a suit of rooms over The Oasis. For Sale Parlor organ, in good con dition and .wall bo sold cheap. 303 cast Third street, or phono Red 737. 31tf Flo LaBadie in tho Patho feature, "Her Life and His" will bo shown at tho Keltln tonight with tho serial Patria. If you think of economy don't let nothing koop you away from attending tho last day of our Anniversary Sale, Saturday, May 5th. BLOCK'S. Judgo Grimes, Court Reporter Bar ron, Attorneys Shuman and Boatty who havo been spending this week in court at Tryon, will return today. Laffin' is easy whon you know how. Charlio Chaplin tho laff teacher will be at tho Kolth Wednesday in his latest riot "The Cure." You and your frionds aro cordially invited to attend the lecture on Christ ian Scienco at tho Masonic templo, Thursday evening, May 10th. Rov. Albin Olson requests us to announce that there will bo no meet ing at tho Swedish Lutheran church next Sunday on acocunt "of the con feronco meeting. Tho improvements at tho Landgraf .barber shop were further enhanced in appearance this week by the arrival of white finished barber shair up holstered In brown leather. Architect Bert Reynolds was award ed the contract for furnishing the plans and- specifications for tho now city hall at tho meeting of the city council Tuesday evening. Ho will ro M colve 2 por cont of tho contract prlco Jfc for tho plans and for supervising the construction of the building. I ill THE ENVY OF THE WORLD jl " I ! 's America. And it js largely f 11 1 Pi s0 because of the patriotism and I I I jJ ability- of American farmers. jl j ! 8 Jjj The McDonald State Bank offers j f Mil!!! 'ts ne'p e 'invo money to 'enu II i ft 11 fnrmers t0 increase their production. JJ n 1 111 e 'iavo Inany business facilities 1 1 I I and a porsonal service to offer i jlj farmers. jl PS 3 II III They are all at the command of jj jj 1 I the farmers of Lincoln County. fl P We invite you to use them freely. N t liv-Ob State BansT VlfC ' t-tww mini i mil ii i.iiiiiiiiiii "fcZ" -rl -it - -rr.. . tmii.j.-mi,Tinfimnm, . . JWj 1 . W J Albert LoDIoyt, of Paxton, camo down a few days ago to visit at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. Herman LoDioyt. Tho season's now sweater coats in all tho new styles at E. T. TRAMP & SONS'. A social danco will bo held this ev ening by the Catholic young people in tho basement of St. Patricks school Leo Simon has let tho contract to Cohagen & Barraclough for the erec tion of nn eight room house on his tract of land east of tho oity. The residence will cost about 54,000. Blouses arriving almost dally; a now shipment just hor.o; this is n real" blouso season; beautiful blouses aro not expensive either. E, T. TRMP & SONS. Tho caso of Mrs. Ella Smith ngalnst Elijah M. Smith for abandonment which was to bo beared. In tho county court Wednesday was dismissed as tho plaintiff did not appear on that date. Miss Emm Shorbackor who has been employed as stenographer an tho Hoagland & 'Hoagland nw offico for several years will leave shortly for Hastings to accept a po sition ns stenographer In a bank. Dr. Hooper anj Dr. Kerr, of this J city, havo been asked to enter tho fed , eral servico as field hospital physi cians and surgeons. The demand for physicians and surgeons for tho army a111 be heavy and lnvall parts of tho country men of this profession aro being opportuned to enter the service. The .musical comedy""Katinka" was presented to practicaljy a full houso at tho Kolth Wednesday evening. Fine stage settings, pretty costumes, catchy music and well taken" comedy parts marked its production and tho audi ence was well pleased. The funeral services of tho late Mrs. Promus Forstedt wero hold at the Lutheran church on Wednesday afternoon and attended, by a largo numbor of frionds. Rev.. C. B. Harman was in chargo of tho services and tho pallbearers wero Messrfi. Oscar San dall, John Saltow, A.' W. Shilling, Jason SasVycr, Julius Hoga and Harry York. Carl Simon, Charles Pass and W. R. Mnlonev oxnoct to leave Monday even ing for Allinnco to attend tho Stale Council of tho Knights Qf Columbus, whlch will be held on -Tuesday and Wednesday, May 8th andj.9th. Bishops Hamry Tdhen of LIndoln and' Jas. A. Duffy of Grand Island-will bo tho principal speakers. Tho domestic scionco department of thh Twentieth Century, club has been holdlnir n short coursoat"the Frank lin auditorium this weolcT which has been given a liberal patronage. Misses Ord and Meredith of Lincoln are in chargo and givo demonstrations at tho meetings which aro held 'in the morn- Mnrr nnrt nftnrnnnn HMir pnllrna lint'nn Tuesday morning and wil close this I aftornoon wpth an Informal recoptlon CITY WU.h TAKE OVElt THE CITY CEMETEKY, At tho mooting of tho city council Tuowluy tho North Plutto Comotory Association, through its prosidont T. ( Patterson, offorcd to turn ovor to the city free of chargo tho cemotory grounds togothor with two thousand dollars in cash In tho tronsury. Con temporaneous with tho offer thoro waB Introduced an ordlnnnco author izing tho nccoptanco by tho city. This ordinance was advanced to a second reading and will como ant for final passage at the next meeting of tho council. In tho meantime a committee coinpo?0(i of Boll, Porter, and Stono will consult with tho offlcors of the comtory association ns to the details of the transfor. Tho transfer of tho comotory is cer tainly a wiso movo. With tho $2,000 nvullablo city water can bo piped to tho grounds, tho lack of which has been tho main cnuso of tho dosolate appearance of tho cemotory. It is fig ured that present acroago is sufficient to provido burial plots for tho next seven years, aftor which moro ground will bo noeded, or a community ntau solemn oroctcd. Tho lattor plan Is worthy of consideration. ::o:: CITY AND COUNTY NEWS Wo have Just oponod a now lino of llttlo folks' Middy Blouses and Girls' White and Gingham Drosses at tho Wilcox Department store. Mr. 9 and Mrs. Charles Wolr, of Grand Island, former residents hero, camo tho flrst of this week to visit local friends and attend tho May Party. Geo. M. Moonoy, who recently sub inltted to an operation at a local hos pltal Is getting along nicely and will bo able to rcsumo his dutlos next week. Miss Lucille Wilcox who is nttond ing tho state university was elected this ivoek ns a mombor of tho Black MaBque society, an organization of senior girls. Our last call on suits and coats; they nro going; simply cleaning up our spring stock, so now is your chanco to buy at your o(vn prico. E. T. TRAMP & SON'S. Mabel Tallforro tho star wiio "ar rived" In God's Half Acre will bo seon again Monday night at tho Crys tnl in "Tho Dawn of Lovo" sounds interesting doosn't it? E. F. Seeberger expects to leave Sun day on a trip to St. Louis, Fronch Lick, Ind., and Chicago. Gonl. Mann gor Jeffors, of tho Union Pacific will be his traveling companion. Brokon oyo glass lenses can bo re placed tho samo day as order Is given in our lenso grinding department. HARRY DIXON, 29-tf Graduate Optometrist Dr. and Mrs. Frank Conlin, who spent the past month visiting in Now York, Chicago and other eastern cities, will bo "at homo" at tho Arl moro apartments in Omaha Monday. Just received, a now shipment of White Kid Boots at the Shoo Market. Having bought them boforo tho ad vanco in prices, wo aro soiling thorn at a special price of SG.00. Special salo of women's skirts, all tho new and very latest styles bolng shown at The Leader Mercantile Co.'s at $5 to $17.50. Two special lots of skirts at $3.35 and $4.90, nny worth double tho prlco. F. L .Johnson and Win. Strauss, of the local telohone office, who took nn examination for service in tho tele graph division of tho signal corps of tho federal service, have boon in structor to ronort at Ft. Logan May 15th. Carpets and Rugs of all kinds thoroughly cleaned by tho Llttlo Giant Vacuum Cleaner. Satisfaction guaranteed. Phone Red 1000; or call at 2 South Maplo. 30-4 A farmer living southwest of North Platto Is holding cloven hundred bushels of wheat which ho says ho willl sell when tho prico reaches $2.75 por bushel. Tuesday tho local price was within ton conts a bushol of tho prico ho dcs!ro3, and he will probably with-in-n couple of weoks got his $2.75. Will ho sell then or wnlt for fno $3.00 mark? "Davy Ciockett" the story of tho great Indian fighter who loved ns ho fought, with all his might and Mm what ho sought in splto of all ob siaJclos, 'even tho daughter it his aristocratic noighbor, Col. Vaugh, will bo tho photo attraction at tho Kolth Saturday night. Dustin Fnrnum as tho hero has never had a better rolo. The temporaturo last month was four degroos colder than tho normal for April, ranging from eighty-one to twenty-two dogroos. During tho month tho snow anj rainfall amounted to 1.05 inches, as compared with seventy-two one hundredths of an inch In April, 191G, and 7.10 inchos in tho snmo month of 1915. Tho normal pro-, cipltation for April is 2.15 Inchos. ! Havolino Motor Oils ana Greases ! Pennsylvania Vacuum Cup Tires, j 0,000 miloH guaranteed, now to be had at tho Romish garage. 107 Wost 6th stroet. 29-4. i Mis Olga Samlnll and Emil Weil,' of this city, left Tuesday for Cheyenno where they were married Wodnosdny After a visit in western points thoy will renide here. The brido Is tho daughter of Mr. and Mr. Charles Sandall and is employed an monog rapher In the J. E. Sebastian offico. She is a vory attractive and amlnblo young lady. The groom Is at present omployad with Snmuelson, the Clothlor, and 1b a capable young man. He Is tho oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Weil. Fourteen North Platte young men have appeared heforo Captain Wallace Tor preliminary examination for en trance to the officers' training camp at Ft. Suelling. and will be notified in a few days hethe- they will be ad mitted. Thoie who took the mental and personal examination before Cap tain Wallace were: Arthur Dullard, Cody lioal, RolK it tJantt, Paul Oh m.in, I.c-wl- Iscllv (v II fool, fjooe 1'avir .. Mirr Wn-buip, Lor np; Guril' r n Jnm i 71 nn. Jam' Lim lTt cud ( has D'xn HEW UltOSS S0UIHTLM3TKHKSTS CIIIEHUEN IN (JAKUKNIMJ Tho Red Cross SoOloty of this city has systematically taken up oiio font uro of tho uiprk it Is supposed to per form, that of Increasing tho food pro duction. Through tho mombers of tho connnltteo appointed, ovor throe hun dred school c-hllilrnn nf North Plnttn havo been lntorosted In having vogo- table gardens, those garden tracts to contain not less than two hundred square feet each, and ns much larger as tho Individual boy or girl may de sire. On those trncts It is proposed to raise prineipubly non-porlshnhlo vcgotnblos such ns navy bonus, pota toes, turnips, carrots, cabbago and tomntoos for canning purposos. For the porlshnblo vegetables that may bo gtown a local nmrkot will bo es tablished:. Each of tho ward schools, Including tho parochial school, will havo a nmn- ngor, and for oach ton of tho garden tracts thoro will bo nn Inspector, who will advise and encourage tho boys and girls In their Work. Tho managers of tho dlfforont schools aro as follows: Franklin school, Mrs. E. S. Davis; Washington, Mrs. J. S. Slmni8; Jofforson, Mrs. Wil son Tout; Lincoln, Miss Edith Patter son; Parochial, Mrs. James Hart. Tuosday aftornoon nearly 300 boys and girls who will tako up thls'wHork assembled at tho Franklin auditorium and woro tola, tho plan of tho work by Mrs. J. S. Sinnns. :os: Klks Award Contract. Tho trustoos oX tho B. P. O. ElkB thlBi wdk awarded tho contract, to MeMichttol Bros, for tho erection of tho 44xS0 addition to tho presont build Ing. Tho contract prlco was In tho neighborhood of $12,000. Tho contract doos not call for tho finishing of tho interior of tho second and third floors. Work on the building will start as soon as material can bo assembled. ::o:: Choice Acreage Tracts Wo havo a numbor of eholco llvo aero tracts adjoining tho city that wo aro offering at $150.00 por aero. Only four tracts unsold. BUCHANAN & PATTERSON 31-2 Solo Agents. : :o: : City Council Notes Tho city council mot in session Tuesday ovening and In addition to transaction of bustnoss noted elsc- whero unanimously nnssod u motion fixing tho pay of toum and man on street work at fifty conts nn hour, and laborers on street at thirty conts nn hour. An ordlnnnco was introduced' pro vldlng a licenso for junk dealers, and another relating to cleaning snow from sidewalks. Both wofo roforred to tho ordinance committee. A motion was mudo to appoint I. L. Mlltonherger pollco Judgo to succeed Paul Moyor io resigned but wan tabled whon Mayor Wnltomnth nn nounced that no appointment would ho mndo for tho present. Tho Mayor also announced that for tho present thoro would bo no change In tho po llco force. Tho presont forco seemed to bo satisfactory, and unless -charges wore proforred the presont members would probably bo ro-appolnted at tho next meeting of tho council. I. L. Mlltonherger wns ro-appolntod a member of tho park board for three years, his former term having oxplr ed. -: :o: Christian Scienco Lecture. Tho Christinn Scionco Society of North Platto announces a frco lee turo on Christiun Scionco by Mr, Blcknoll Young, C. S. B., of Chicago member of tho Board of Lectureship of th6' Mother Church, tho First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass., Thursday ovonlng, May 10th, at tho Masonic Tomplo. You and your rriends are cordially Invito to nttond ::o:: U-lioat .Monaco of War. British naval experts nt Washing' ton say that tho submurlno monaco against snipping ovorshnuows overy other grior or tho allies, the opening of tho sea lanes boing moro essential now thnn troops. Tho sinking of vos sols como faster than they aro being built In America, Canada, Japan and other countries. All of those aro niBh Ing on construction work. : :o: : Army to Franco Soon. Prosidont Wilson nnd his cabinet hold a brlof session Tuesday and dls oussod tho subject of sending Amer ican troops to Franco nt an early date While It wns not announced formally, it becamo known definitely thnt tho provamng viow among admin stratlon officials is that a forco should bo sent as soon as possiblo. lllfr Troop Slilp Sunk. The I'oninsular & Oriental lino steamship Ballarut of 11,120 gross tons, which was used as a troop Hhlp, has boon recently sunk by a Gorman submarine. All tho-troops woro saved. The Ballarat Us carrying troops from Australia to England. Tho sol diers woro rescued by British torpedo bout dostroyors and trawlors. W. J. Tlloy loft yostorday for boa Moines, Iowa, whero ho goos to con- ' suit with tho grand offlcors of tho Yeo men. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rasmusuon of Hcrshey, spent tho first of this woek lure, having como to nttond , "Katlnka." ::o:: FOR YOUK AUTO SUKVICR ( all 125 for Taxi day or night. I Also five or seven passenger car for , funeral gorvico. MOGBNSEN-LOUDEN AUTO CO , ( Chnndler & Elcnr Agency, Cornor Eighth and Locn st Sta . Ample Seed Stocks : Fancy Home Grown Alfalfa i ) Early Amber Cane Seed Quantities to Suit. Immediate Shiphient. Wi to or phone lor Samples and Price PATTERSON & CO., KEARNEY, NEBRASKA Dr. and Mrs. Hoppor spent Tuosdny In Gothenburg. Mon'sj Work Shoos, t,he kind that wear at Wilcox Dopnrtmont storo. Attornoy P. R. Ilnlligan spoilt yes. t onlay In Ognlnlln on business. urPHOSE who save for a rainy day are - those whose lives are likely lo have the most sunshine." Start a Savings Account Now. Four per cent paid on Savings Accounts. First National Bank of North Platte Public d$ Jr ll IS La EI The undersigned will olTer at public sale nt his farm 4 miles southwest of North Platte and 1 mile west of the stale experimental farm, on Thursday, May 10, Commencing at 10 O'clock a. m., 116 HEAD OF CATTLE Consisting of '16 cows and 70 steers and heifers, one and two years old. Heds and White Faces. TERMS All sums up to $20 cash; above that sum six months time at 10 per cent interest. Two per cent dis count for cash. FREE LUNCH AT NOON. GEO. T. SMYTH, Owner. Col. Matson; Auct. Ray C. Langford, Clerk. I Lumber & Coal Coj All Kinds Building Material Everything New. Phone 20 1 Block East Freight House L. L. Wnlkor transacted buslnoss in tho vostorn part of this stato yosior dn Attorney J. S. Honglaud wont to Lincoln yoaterdny morning on business. Sale of LEWIS ELECTRIC WASHER Has all of the lat est improvements and is an unusual, ly quiet and smooth running machine. It will pay you well to investigate before buying. NORTH PLATTE LIGHT & POWER CO.