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in'niSTif.i'rmv uptaii.s itmikk LINCOLN COUNTY FAlt.M Kit SVAV CONSCRIPTION LAWl 1 TBLI.S 1l8 EXl'BKIlifcCE ?, 1 m 4.V Dixon-Perfecto Glasses Guarnteed Not To Break If you arc contemplating having your eyes examined, it will pay you to hives 1 tigate our Dixon-Perfecto Glasses. Don't forget our One Day Service on broken lenses. HARRY DIXON & SON. GRADUATE OPTOMETRISTS. CITY AND COUNTY NEWS. Thursday's otforlng nt tho Crystal will bo W. S. Hart in "Tho Bargain." Mrs. Joseph L. Roddy spent Saturday in Kearney. Ico Cream 30c a quart at WILCOX DEPARTMENT STORE. Attorney Leslio Baskins lias return ed from a business visit In Denver. Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Redflold spent tho latter part of last week In Ogalalla. Mrs. H. S. White and Mrs. C. R. Moroy spent tho week end with friondsl In Gothneburg. Oak Ebright returned Saturday morning from Ohio where he had been attending school. Tho B. P. O. Elks will hold a social dance at tho Elk homo on Thursday evening, May 10th. Van E. Lawrence left tho latter part of last week for Omaha to spend sever al days on business. Charles Martini, Jr., who spent tho part of last week with home folks left Friday ovonlng for Sidnoy. Howard Wright returned tho latter part of last week from Omaha where ho spent several days. Miss Mabel Smith, of Gothenburg, who visited at tho Flllion homo last week loft Friday evening. J. B McDonald, T. C. Patterson, J. T. Keefo and J. Q. Wilcox spent tho wieek end In Omaha on business. Mrs. Anna Scyfcrth who was taken violently ill tho latter part of last week is slightly improved. Dr. and Mrs. Hooper who spent several days in Gothenburg last week returned Saturday evening. Miss Kathorino Scyferth, of Omaha, was called bore tho latter part of last week by tho illness of her mother. Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Pritchard and son returned Friday evening from Omaha where they visited for a -wcok. Mrs. John Weinberger returned Sun day evening from Omaha where she vlsitod hor daughter Mrs. Will Allen. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Culton, and baby left Friday for their homo in Melrose, after visiting at tho Brodbeck homo. Miss Clara Swenson, of Grand Kap ids, Mich , who had been visiting Miss Elsie Johnson for a week, left Friday. Mrs. Thomas Gorham who visited lnKt. week with Mrs. William Friend nml Mrs. Mary Dunn has returned homo. Mrs. Thomas Fagg, of Arlington, is oxnnnted hero next week to visit hor mothor Mrs. Wright for a couple of weeks. Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Buckley who have -been visiting in Portland and San Francisco, for several weeKs, win return tomorrow evening. s THE NATION COMMANDS YOU TO SAVE It is a patriotic duty in these times. All of the resources of the country must be mobilized for vic tory and to make America take its rightful place in the world. Everybody can aid. Every par ticle of our resources must be con served. The McDonald State Bank pays A per cent interest on savings com- pounded semi-annually. An account started with us today means fulfilling your duty to your self and the nation M9 Donald State Bank North Platte, Neir, Dr. F. J. Wurtolo loft Saturday af ternoon for Denver to spend a week. For Rent Good sized dwolllng house. For further information com municato with Paul Harrington, phono 912. 33-2 Miss Zita Worlemont, of Choyonno, 'wfio had been visiting her cousin Miss Irene Hubbard for two weeks, left Sunday ovening. MaoMurray in "ThoDrcamGirl," will be tho Paramount featuro shown at tho Crystal tonight . Romance nnd adven ture, the meeting of low life and high life, form tho dominant elements in this feature. Mrs. G. T. Field, Miss Annie Kramph and Miss Florence McKay attonded tho concert given In Grand Island) yester day by tho Now York Symphony Or chestra undor tho direction of Walter Damrosch. Mrs. Hester Quale, of Cozad, who had been visiting her mother at Tryon, spont a fow days with her sister Mrs Tholnia Thompson and left Friday evening. John Shaffer who was arrested re contly and placed in tho county jail for taking three suits of clothes from tho North Platto Laundry, pleaded guilty in tho county court the latter part of last week and was bound over to the district court. Mr. and Mr. Guy Thompson, of Pomona, Calif., arrived hero Friday evoniiiK to visit the latter s cousiire Mrs. Guy Swopo and Mrs. Emily Coates. while enroute cast. Mrs Thompson was formorly Miss Evelyn Froman of this city. Yoa may have noticed that optome trists talk moro about "EYES" and "EYESIGHT" and "SERVICE" than they do about glasses. This because optometrists have something moro important than glasses to talk about. Har ry Dixon Jeweler & Optometrist, To provide entertainment at the Crystal Wednesday, "Mutiny," tho Bluo Bird featiiro. has been secured As tho title would indicate it Is a story of the sea, but there is a mutiny of love that means more to tho entertainment than does tho realistic rebellion on ship board. Myrtle Gonzalez, Val Paul and George Hernandez will feature at tho head of a largo and skillful company. "Tho Seventh Sin," tho last of the "Seven Deadly Slna," will bo sha.vn at the Keith tonight. It is a seven reel production and each of the stars that have played In tho other "Sins" play in this ono, so that It contains Btars galore. Unlike ninny of tho series, tho best conies last in this one. A3 to what tho "Seventh Sin" is it had been kept a dark secret, but suffico it to say that Shirley Mason has passed through forces of temptation and reaches tho most withering blazo of all. If she lights through this, happi ness forever lies ahead. Lower Hoor 20 and 10 cents. Balcony 10 cents. 3 J feIl "All persons within tho ago limits proscribed will bo required to present themselves for registration nt the cus tomary places in tho voting precincts in hlch th6y luvvo thoir permanent homes, on a day which tho prosldont will announce Tho probability is that from ton to fifteen days-will olapso between approval of tho bill and regis tration day. "Tho governor of onch stnto will be tho chief of registration thoroln. Tho mnchlnory of registration In oa'ch county Is to bo In chnrgo of the sheriff, the county clerk and county pnysi cian, acting ex-officlo, unless a differ ent board shul bo announced by 'tho govomor. In cities containing popu lations of moro man oU.uuu tno regis tration will bo under control of tho mayor and selected boards of regis tration. "In ordor that tho designated county and city officials, nnd tho peoplo gon orally, can get a clear understanding of tho census mothods, tho following brlof outline Is given: "Tho sheriffs or other doslgnnto,t of- clals. immediately upon receiving no tlco from tho governor, shall appoint registrars for each voting precinct, "Tho proportion of registrars snail bo ono for onch 170 persons to bo rog Isterod. Each ago to bo registered will comprise nbout 1 per cent of tho population. If, for Instance, all mon betweon 19 and 25 years of ago, Inclu slve, nro to bo registered, tho registrar would havo to enroll nbout 7 per tout of tho precinct population. "It is dcslrnblo to accopt tho ser vices of competent volunteer regis trars to servo without compensation All registrars must bo swbrn. "Tho voting plnco in each precinct niusti bo prepared for registration. Full printed Instructions covorlng ov- ory detail of registration will bo In the hands of shorlfTs nnd mayors on tho fifth day after tho president's proclamation. "On the fifth day nftor tho president has issued, his proclamation, clerks of counties nnd cities of over 30,000 must secure a supply of blanks and copies of tho registration regulations from tho sheriff or from tho mayor. Ab sentees and tho sick will- apply to such clerks to hitvo their rcgistra' tion blanks filled out. In no enso shall such persons bo given registration certificates. Thoy aro to be instructed by tho clerk that the burden Is on them to see that tho cards iroacn tno regis trars of their home precincts by regis tration day. "Persons absont from their homo counties may bo registered by mail. If so absent, a man should go to tho clerk of the county where ho may be staying on tho sixth day after tho pres ident's proclamation. If ho is in a city of over 30,000 population tho city clerk Is tho official to whom to apply. Tho absentee will bo told how to reg ister, but ho must mall his card in tlmo to reach his precinct by registration day. "Persons too 111 to present them selves for registration must send a competent porson to tho county or city clerk on the sixth day after tho issuing of tho isroclamatDn.' Tho clork will givo Instructions for regis tration. "Officials of educational, charitablo and other institutions should apply for instructions to the county or city clerk on the sixth day after the date or a proclamation as to a convenient method of registration. "The wardens of Jails, penitentiaries nnd reformatories should apply to the county or city clork for Instructions on the sixth day. "FIvo days after tho date of tho president's proclamation completo reg ulations will bo In tho hnnds of all sheriffs and of the officials of cities of over 30,000 population. "Tho president is authorized- to call upon all public officers to assist In tho execution of tho law. It is expected that patriotic citizens will offor their services freo as registrars. Such ser vices will bo gratefully acknowledged Volunteers for this service should connnunlcato Immediately with the proper ofticlal. : :o:: Hero's a (.'limbic. S. S. Groves and son, who have in G10 acres of wheat on the dlvido north of Chnppell, have been offored :1G,000 cash for tho crop as It now stnnds on G40 acres. Tho offor has been turned down. This proposition Is somewhat of a gamo of chance. It tno season proves favorable tho Messrs. Groves will probably thresh 1G.00O bushols from tlie G40 ncros. and as wheat proniisos to bo worth nt least $2.00 a bushel at threshing Lime, mo proceeds would Do ?32,000 un uio oiuor uand snoum tno crop provo a fnlluro they wiould loso the $1G,000 offored. What would you do u you wero tho Messrs. Graves. For Snlo Sevon room house, all modern, In uuu uiocie on oast Third. Half cash balanco on tlmo. Inquire of Isaac DoaU. 2G-tf .Vodcc C. W. Jones, first and real nanio un Known, win take notice that on tli 2Mll fluv nf Ai.tll 11)17 II II U..1II...... a Justice of the leac:e of North l'latto iTocinci ino. l, Lincoln county, Nebrus. ka. Issued an ordnr of iittnchinnm fm Hih sum of $12.36, In an action pendlriK before him, wherein llarcourt ClothliiK Pnmiiaitir a tlx.. la ..1. .....1 ry lir .7, ,1. ... tn jiiuiiiuji, Ullll IV Jones, first and real name unknown defendant; that property consisting o money, as waves due, In the hands o the Union 1'aclflc Hallroad Co.. a nor poratlon, has ben attached under said oruer. Said cnuse to be contined until tli 16th day of Juno, 1917, at ten o'clock a. m. Dated this Bth day of May, 1917, at North I'latte, Nebraska. HAItCOUrtT CLOTH1NO CO. m8-26 , Plaintiff. .HIu-rlir'M Milr Ily virtue of an order of sale I snood from the District Court of Lincoln County, Nebraska, upon a docreo of foreclos ure rendered In said Court whoroln Frances A. Dennett Is plaintiff, and Kobert S. Hopper Is defendant, and to mo directed, I will on tho 9th day of June, 1917, at 2 o. 'clock p. in., at tho oast front door of the Court House In North I'latte, Lincoln County, Ne braska, sell at Public Auction to tho highest bidder for cash, to satisfy said decree, Intorost nnd costs, the following described property, to-wlt: Southeast Quarter (HK,i) of Section Five (6) Township Fifteen (15) North of ItaiiKe Thirty (30) West of the Cth P. M. In Lincoln County, Nebraska. Dated at North Platto, Nebr., May 7th, 1917 A J SALISm'rtY, ni8-js Sheriff Mr. and Mrs. Fred Llndburg, who llvo In Vroninn precinct, woro in town Friday transacting business. Mr. Llnd burg located on a honiostond near Vroninn siding In 1882, coming horo rrpm Chicago with $100 In his pocket. We asked Mr. Llndburg, how ho had niitdo out In tho thlrty-flvo years ho had been In Lincoln county nnd ho said: "Wo have raised u family of ten children, llvo of whom nro now married, and with ono exception have nover hnd n doctor In tho liouso; wo own 1300 acres of lnnd 'without In cumbornnco; lmvo over 100 bond of cattlo audi twontyllvo hoi-sos;; own land In California bought with money nlftdo In Nobraskn and havo money In bank. Wo havo scon hard times, bouio yoars lived vory sparingly; but wo hnvo boon happy, contonded nnd think wo havo mot with nt least a fair amount of success." ;io;i COUNTY 3f EWS II. L. Alnsley, of Gothonburg, has purchased tho bulk of tho stock In tho Bank of Brady owned by S. D. Mnlston, and has becomo cnshlor of tho institution. Tho 1917 Chautauqua at Brady will bo held July lGth to 20th inclusive op'onlng on Monday nnd closing Fri day. Tho saloon nt Brady, tho only ono In Lincoln county, closed quietly at sovon o'clock April 30th. During tho nftornoon tlioro was a big crowvl In tlib vlllngo but no dlsordor. Tho com ploto stock of liquors was closed out. C. E. King, who lives south or Suth erland, will plant llvo hundred ncrcs to corn this season. In ordor to tako caro of tho work ho will uso n tractor to pull the implements. Harry Luto, who lives northwest of Sutherland' toll tho Freo Lnnco man that it was necesssary for him to buy ?3,00U worth of hay this spring to feed his bunch of 450 head of cattlo. It mtna necessary mis spring, on account or tho slow starting of tho pastures, to aqeu cattle an unusual tunount of hay. Notice Notlco Is horoby glvon that tho Board of County Commissioners will soli tho old woodon bridge across the North Platto rivor north of Suthor land on Saturdny, tho 2Gth day of May, 1917, at 10 o'clock Mountain time. Said bridgo to bo sold by tho span as It stnnds and far cash only, A S. ALLEN. 30-8 County Clork No. 3 4 OR. Itoport of tho condition of tho FIRST NATIONAL BANK at North Platte. In tliu stntn of Nnlirnn iwi, ni mo cioao or duhiiicrh on May 1, IlKSOUItCES Loans nnd dis counts sr.r.i.r,7r..i :i Overdrafts unse cured (ir.i.t.i U. S. Iiouu.i do- poHlted to ho curo circulation (ar value) .. .$100,000.00 U.S. bonds pledg ed to Hocuro Uc S. deposits . (mr value).. 1.000.00 Total U. S. bonds $101,000.00 lioiuiH. Meeum oh. etc.: liondH other than IT. a. bonds pledged to so curo iioHtnlsav denoslts 21.000.00 Securities othor tlinn U.S. bonds (not Including stocks) own ed unnledirod. 28.294.73 Total bonds, so- curlt es. eto... nO.'.'Ul.iS miocic or I'euor- al II o s n r v o Hank (50 per r.nnt nf sub scription) .... 4.GO0.O0 Value or ImnK- Inir house . . . 00.000.00 . Knultv In h.iiik- ntt house liO.OUU.UU Kurnlturo and llxtures .1.7U8.00 Ileal cstato own- oil other than Imnklnir house 750.00 Net amount duo from npproved reservo nBents New York, Chi cago, and St. Louis 12,811 1.1 1 2.S94. Net amount duo from approved roservo ni;ents in othor reserve cities 110,093.10 Not amount duo from banks nnd bankers (oth- than Included In 12 or 20 2,025.85 Othor checks on banks in tho same city or town as report ing bank 3.427.81 Fractional cur rency, nickels, and cunts .... .1)5.73 Notes of othor national hanks l.HU.UU Federal lloHorve' hank noteH 21U.UU Lawful reserve , in vnult and net amount duo ft... in l.'.wlnrnl Itesorvo bank. 70,419.18 230,550 2 Ilpileiuptton fund with U. H. Treasurer nnd .lii. frnm TT. H. Treasured 5,000.00 Total 1,118,128.1 LIAWLITIES Htook Capital paid in Surplus fund . . t'ndlvlded prollta Ijcss current ex penses and tax es paid Circulatlntr notes outstaudiiiK Ni-t amount due to banks and bankers (other than Included in 29 or 30)... $100,000.00 50,000.00 10.GG2.23 1.033.70 0,052.18 100,000.00 97.9SS.C0 Demand 'Deposits Individual de posits subject to check 523,301.16 CertldoatoB of deposit duo In leas than 30 days 2M42.76 Certified chocks 100.00 ('ashlers checks outstniidinx . . 3,337.85 t'nlted States de posits 1,000.00 Postal savlnHH deposits 10,164. S2 Time deposits: Certificates of deposit 199,190.53 ( itlier time do posits 4,652.20802,075.71 Total 1,118,128.19 State of Nebraska, County of Lincoln hs. I, F. L. Mooney, Cashier of tho nbovo n 'lined bank, do solemnly swoar that the above statement Is true to tho best of my knowledge and belief. V. U MOONEY, Cannier. Subscribed nnd sworn to beforo mo this 7th day of May, 1917. IC. It. GOODMAN, Notary Public. Correct Attest: JOHN J. HALLIOAN, H, 1 HUKHKItaKH, HAY C LANOFOHD, Directors, 7 Wift r LONG after the joy of presenta j tion has passed, the wearer of a wrist watch gains daily enjoyment from the use of her gift. Most suggestive for com mencement is our splendid assortment of latest model Elgin Wrist Watches ready mw for your selection and at prices well within the range of any purse. We have many other appropriate gift-giving reminders which are well worth your time to look over. DIXON, The Jeweler. Public C A T The undersigned will offer at public sale nt his farm 4 miles southwest, of North Platte and 1 mile west of the state experimental farm, on Thursday, May 10, Commencing'! 10 O'clock a. m., 116 HEAD OF CATTLE Consisting of 46 cows and 70 steers and heifers, one and two years old. Rods 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. IWALTEMATH Lumber & Coal Co. All Kinds Building Material I Everything New. 1 Phone 20 1 Block East Freight House I Sale of T L E Ray C. Langford, Clerk. LEWIS ELECTRIC WASHER t i Has all of the lat est improvements and is an unusual ly quiet and smooth running machine. j It will pay you ? 3 well to investigate before buying. NORTH PLATTE LIGHT & POWER CO.