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SWIM Ob THIRTY-THIRD YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEB., MAY 10. 191-7. No. 36 ' LAMB LETS CONTRACT FOR $16000 BUILDING CLYDE 3lc3IICHAEL, THE COX TJtACTOJt, HAS HKGUX. COX STJtUCTlOX, WILL HUSH lVOHK New IJullding will lie J 1x121, Two Stories and n Second Floor Will bo Added lo llio 1'resent KiilMIng North Locust street gavo furthor ovldonco of Its position In local com mercial circles the early part of this wtfek when It. N. Lamb lot the contract to Clyde McMlchaol for buildings that will cost not loss than sixteen thousand dollars. Tho contract calls for tho erection of a new building 44x124 foot, two stories, the extend ing of tho present building back to tho alloy and tho addition of a second story thereto. This will give Mr. Lamb a building 88x124 feet, both floors of which will bo used by him for his wholesale and rotall grocery business. Contractor McMlchaol began work on tho foundation of tho nowl building "Wednesday and his orders are to rush tho construction with all posslblo haste. The ontlro second floor will bo used for carrying stock, and will bo reach ed by an oloctrlic frolght elevator. Roof skylights will give tho needed light and ventilation. With tho completion of tho now building Mr. Lamb will Increaso his wholesalo stock to about double tho present, and will specialize in sugar, Hour, canned goods, potatoes, apples and fruits.. Ho has already placed two salesmen on tho road. Job Scott, who has been with Mr. Lamb for a couple of years :vtill travel west, and Chas A. Moore, late with tho Horrod groc ery, will cover tho eastern territory Slnco moving into bis present build ing last October Mr. Lamb's volume of business has doubled, and ho be lieves that with tho additional facll ltles which tho now building will af ford, oven greater gain can bo made over the present volume. ::o:: Monday's Triangle program at the Keith will show Bosslo Love in "Nina tho Flower Girl," a fairy story of modem times, filled to tho brim with smiles and chokes and thrills. It Is the dearest character she has ever por trayed. You'll romembor Nina for many a day. With this will bo shown tho comedy, "A Noble Fraud' itKGismmox day to he MADE A HOLIDAY Registration day for sorvlco undor tho war army bill will bo mado tho occasion for patriotic demonstrations all ovor tho country. Tho dato soon will bo fixed by a proclamation of tho president and Sec retary Bakor, as chairman of tho Coun cil of National Denfcnso. has asked tho stato councils of defense to tako tho! lead, with tho nsststanco of tho Cham-! bor of Commerco of tho United States and tho national commltteo of patri otic and defenso societies in making It a momorablo occasion. Thoro will bo celebrations In honor of tho men who roglstor, with talks by governors, mayors, presidents of chambers of commerco and othora, all sounding tho noto of parlotlsm. Tho plnco of honor In local parados wKll bo gtvon to young men of regis tration ago. Committees of men and womon will bo at overy registration booth to pin an emblem on each man who registers. This may bo a rod, white and blue ribbon drawn through tho button hole or possibly a button bearing tho words "I am registered are you?" : :o: : llrotlierliood Men Discuss War. Thirty members of tho brotherhoods of tho Methodist and Prosbytorlnn churches mot Wednosday evening In tho basomont of tho lattor church and debated In a lively and interesting manner tho proposed action of tho United States In sending troops to Franco. Thoso who opposed such a move woro W. V. Hoagland, W. E. Shu man, Butler Buchanan and Dr. Mor rill, whllo thoso speaking In favor of Bonding tho troops woro M. B. Cros by, F. L. Moonoy and E. J. VanDor hoof. Tho debato continued for about an hour and a half and was somewhat fiery In Its nature. Following tho talks refreshments woro sorved. Latost recruits to Company E arc karl Carlton and Fred Peterson, both signing Wednesday. Carlton Is the Bhoomakor at tho Shoo Markot and Peterson Is employed as a clerk In tho postofflco. Tho latter is, by rea son of his position in tho fedoral ser vico, exempt from draft, but patriot ism called him to tho colors. A program is being prepared for tho dedication of tho now St. Patrick's school which will bo hold tho lattor part of this month. Mrs. E. R. Plumer loft yesterday morning for Choyonnc to visit for a couple of days. Bridge Election Day. A special election Is being hold In tho city today for voting on tho propo sition to lssuo $10,000 bonds to aid in tho construction of a stool or concroto brldgo ncross tho rlvor south of town. Tho brldgo Is to cost $40,000, tho state to pay half, tho precincts south of tho river one-fourth and tho city one fourth. Tho south sldo products voted practically unanimous on tho bonds, and North Plntto should do tho samo today. Tho prosont brldgo lias reached a condition where tho ropalrs aro enor mous, equalling each year for sovor al years past doublo tho lntorest on tho proposed bonds, nnd oach succeed ing year thoso ropalrs will bo hcavlor; in fact the brldgo Is now in such shapo that to keep up ropalrs Is simply an ox travagant oxpondlturo of monoy. A now bridge will moan a saving to tho taxpayers residing In Uio torrltory effected. If you bavo not voted, do so this af ternoon. : :o : ; Subscribe for Liberty Honds Tho First National Bank of this city has subscribed for $10,000 of tho Liberty bonds Issued by tho govern ment. Any of our cltlzous who do sire to subscribo for thoso bonds can do eo through tho Fist National, or they can bo obtained direct from tho liank wflion thoy arrlvo. : :o: : Tho- boys of tho Franklin nnd Cen tral school classes aro requested to bo at tho Lloyd opera house tomorow afternoon at two o'clock to bo given part In tho program for tho semi centennial colobratlon In Juno. Fergus Flynn arrived hero last ev ening to visit relatives. Ho has boon employed In tho Great Northom shops at Wilmar, Minn., for somo tlmo. Bo foro returning ho will visit his par onts at Keystone. Mrs. J. L. Davis tmd son, of Portland, formerly of this city, who woro visit lng hor sister Mrs. Sarnh Ostcrhout and brothor David Scott, loft this morning for Lexington and Republican to spend a week. An eight and one-half pound boy ms bom yesterday to Mr. and Mrs. Porcy O'Brien, of Denver, formerly of this city. Mrs. O'Brien was formorly Miss Lillian Sicks. R. II. Dill, of the U. P. freight house, was handing out cigars this morning ovor tho arrival of a baby girl at his home. All concerned aro doing nlcoly. W. D. Holdornoss loft today for Chimney Rock on business. XOHTH PLATTE MEX EX LI ST FOR THE NAVY SPRING CLEARING on all of Our Spring Suits, Coats and Dresses We are not going to wait until the season is over, when you have no use for a Suit or Coat, but Right now in the heart of the season we place on sale our entire stock of wool Suits at One Third off the regular price. We have about 75 New Spring Wool Suits left, made of Poplins, Gabardines, Serges, Wool Velours and Jersey Cloths. They come in all the leading shades and made up to the minute in style. Be on hand tomorrow morn ing, First come, first served, splendid selection for all those who will respond at once to this Great Clearing Sale call. One-Third OFF the Regular Price on Any Wool Suit in the House $15.00 Suits at - $10.00 $20.00 Suits at - $13.34 $25.00 Suits at - $16.67 $30.00 Suits at - $20.00 $35.00 Suits at $23.34 $40.00 Suits at - $26.67 25 Per CentjjDiscount On any Silk Suit in'the Stored 20 Per Cent Discount On all of our new Silk Taffeta or Geor gette Dresses. You know that our Dresses ore nothing but the very latest in style. 150 COATS 150 At Cost and some Less Than Cost, divided into 4 great lots, as follows: LOT 1 All of our Coats in wool Serges and LOT 2 Beautiful Coats in Poplins and Ve- Poplins, values up to $10, d jk Q ouvs and fancy wool mixturesh" 4TQ Sale Price Q an( Pis, values up to a0 LOT 3 Our most attractive and stylish Coats, LOT 4 Our very best Coats, the cream of full length, some half lined J- A fQ the stock, values up to (tf"t) with best quality silk; vaP t 1 UL Mfk $40, your choice at vl I I X ues up to $25, going at. . $17.48, $19.98 and VL0.tJ Come and help yourselr. Look at the regular prices, and deduct the discount and it will mafcte you happy to see how much money you have saved on your spring apparel. 300 New Summer Wash Skirts Now on Display I Si Ladies" Outfitting Store NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. 300 New Sum mer Wash Skirts Now on Display Ton young North Plntto men leavo tomorrow for Omnha to tnko tho ox nmlnntlon for tho navy, having en listed yoatordny through Loron Hast ings who has unlisted In tho naval reserve nnd has boon designated as re cruiting offlcor. The names of tho young men aro Ainos Kneor, John Golso, Clnronce Doolcy, Harloy Dooloy, Harry Calkins, Stanley Griffin, Albort Nelson, John Dwkman, Dolnioro Dory nnd Bradley. Whllo Bomo of us aro Inclined to think that Notth Plntto had boon a llttlo slow In furnishing recruits, tho total of young men who lmvo onllstod In the regular army, tho navy, In Com pany E and with tho officers' training corps, has boon probably as largo as rrom othor towns or North Plattos alto. ::o:: Bread 1'rlcos Sour. Anothor advance In the prlco of bread was made Wednosday and tho two sized loavos now sou for fifteen and twonty conts. Tho fifteen cont loaf weighs sixteen ounces and tho twenty cont loaf twenty-two ounces. Flour yosterday was $4.G0 a barrol higher than whon tho previous nd- Vanco In broad wins inndo, and bakora claim that thoy hud boon losing 1 conts on each lonf of -.bread thoy made and sold. Under theso condi tions it was necessary to increase tho size of tho loaves somowhnt and add a nlckol to tho selling 'prlco of each of the two sizes. Tho bakora sav they iogrot that it was compulsory to in creaso uie prlco, nut is was necessary if thev woro to nnrvlvo In IiiisIiiorh. it Is prohablo that the latost advance frill largely curtail tho snlo of broad, aB many ueonlo will concludo t int thov tcinn savo monoy by baking their bread. iln any ovont broad Is bread thoso .days, and unless wo cultlvato a tnsto for tender nlfalfa somo of us may eo hungry boforo this cruol war Is ovor. ::o:: Wauls Possession f Children. Mnlinl Cnhlll of llnrslinv. linn fllnil n Ipotltlon In hnbous corpus In tho dls trlct court to gain possession of Georgo Cnhlll ago nlno nnd Lorono Cnhlll ago four !ho aro In tho possession of Ed ward, Frank nnd Paul Cnhlll. Sho states that Edward Cahlll, fnthor of tlio children has neglected to suupport them and sho asks tho court to placo them In her enrc. Tho potltlon states that tho children aro treated unkindly by Paul and Frank Cahlll and havo been doprlved of their freedom nnd says that sho is healthy and strong nnd can glvo tho children a good homo. :o: ; Contest Closes .Timo Iflth. In ordor that all thoso lntorcstcd mny know, The Tribuno Is authorized to announce that tho contest for queon of tho semi-centennial will clobo at nlno a'clock Juno Kith. Tho last t)t tho ballot boxes to remain opon will do tno ono -nt Tho Oasis, Contestants and friends of contes tants -will pleaso keep tho closing date in numt. Xow Hook nt Library Tho following books hnvo rocontlv uoon ndiiea to tho public library: uiggors soven Keys to Dnldpato. Blndloss Brandon of tho Engineers. uoslior Pooplo Liko That. Bowor Gringos. Boach Heart of tho Sunset. CanfioUl Bout Twig; Canuold Ileal Motive. Dodge Skinners Dross Suit. Fitch At Good Old Siwash. Grey Wild Fire. Hucston Pruduonco of tho Parson ago. King Tho Sldo of tho Angles. Mannors-Peg O' My Heart. Megruo It Pays to Advertise Porjler Just David. Portor Road to Understanding. Shuto Ileal Boys. Smith Evolution of Dodd. Sponrmnn Nan of Music Mountain Tnrklngton Gontlomnn from In- dlnna. Wobstor The Thoroughbred. WIstor VIrclnlan. White Tcss of tho Storm Country, ;oi: Mrs. Swtin Swnnson wont to Lincoln ad Omaha this morning. Fred Elliott loft this morning for uncom to visit relatives. Mrs. Androw Anderson loft this morning for Lincoln to visit frionda Tho ward schools will close Friday, j uno 1st, with appropriate programs Mrs. J. L. Moonoy returned to Don vor UiIb morning aftor spondlng a fow days horo. Mrs. W. E. Owens has gono to Miss ouri to visit tho homo folks for sovor al wooks. Englnoor William Wolsh rotumod last ovonlng from Omnha wflioro ho vis ited for sovoral days. L. L. Walkor roturnod this morning from a short visit in tho custom part of tho stato. Miss Margnrot Iloakoy was callod l oro from Omaha this wook by the serious illness of hot mothor. Tho boyB' and girls' gloo clubs of tho high school will hold a banquet at mo notoi Mccabo this ovonlng. Mrs. James Hart and Mrs W II Bla lo-k will go to Omaha noxt wook to attend a mooting of tho Red Cross so ciety. Tho four year old son of Wm. Paul- mnii, living south of Horahoy. foil from a wagon and ono of his logs was uroKon, Dr. Saddlor, of Horshoy, loavoa shortly for Chicago to tako a post graduato courso and will bo absent I about two months. Mrs. Sadlor will DKAFT ARMY WILL HE SUJLMOXEl) SKl'TEMHER 1. Wnshlngton, May 17. In rosponso to a suggestion from Sonntor Jones of Wnshlngton thut tho now flolectlvo. draft army holp harvost crops, Secrc tary uaKor today disclosed that It Is not expected to call out tho first GOO. 000 mon boforo September 1, becnuso of "tho dopleted stato of our supplies'," i nnti tnnt tnorororo will bo no "np preclablo Interference with tho labor supply of tho country until thnt dato." After stating Hint tho labor ques tion was rocelvlnc sorlous attention from nil departments. Socrotnry Bak er wrote to Sonntor Jonoa "Owing to tho dopleted stnto of our supplies It will not bo urnctlcablo to call out tho first 500,000 mon to ho! raised unuor tho provisions of tho bill now ponding boforo congross until about Soptombor 1, so thoro will bo no npproclnblo Intorforonco with tho labor supply of tho country until thnt dato. "Whon thoso mon nro rallml thov Ul hnvo to bo continuously tralnod with the colors until thov aro sont nbrond. As tho porlod of trnlnlnc be- foro thoy aro Bout nbrond will bo nt tho host nil too short in Justlco to tho mon, it must bo Intonslvo nnd continuous." Tho halt million mon will bo distrib uted in thirty-two mobilization enmps, throo of which will bo In tho west In offoct tho project Is to build thirty two towns comleto with nil nocos- sary equipment nnd fncillttos. It will requiro G.000,000 foot of lumber, which was adopted bocauso tho nrlco of canvna was so high and tho supply so snort, it tents woro used It would roqulro two complete Bets n year to keo'p tho men undor cover. Thoro will bo 15,000 buildings In each oncampmont. Thoso will lncludo qunrtors for offlcors and men, stnblos, kitchens, moas halls, bath houses and storerooms In addition to numerous structures for apoclnl purposos. Tho mujorlty of tho barracks will bo long, low ono-8tory nifalra. luacli town will cover n llttlo moro than a aqunro nillo of ground not in cluding tho big trncta of land nocoa anry for drilling nnd military opera tions during training. Tho quartormnator's department hnB laid 'plana for tho orectlon of contrnl groups of warehouses and storgo buildings, which will bo Bltuated con veniently na to trnnsportntlon lines nnd will bo tho supply dopota for tho enmps, . ::oi: Tho high prlco of lumbor, which a local dealor says has advanced about llfty per cont during tho pnat alx months, hns offoctod building opera tions In North Plntto to u considerable extent this spring. Tho proposed no tion of thp'govornmont In tnklng ovor tho lumbor plants of tho northwest In ordor to socuro mntorlul for ships will no doubt rosult in furthor ndvnncos in price, nnd not an ndvnnce but briniTH lin thn niinnllnn iih In wlinflinr certain classes of lumbor enn bo pur-j clinsod nt nny prlco. Practically all tho travollng salosmon for tho wliolo- snlo lumber firms havo boon taken off tho road, If husbands wlould trial n tholr wlvoa to bo na economical and ns IhkoiiIous with tholr mlllinory as Mnrlo Doro Is In tho fonturo ''Common Ground," show ing at tho Keith Saturday night, comic wrltors on that BUbJoct would dlo of starvation. Making twolvo huts from whoro only ono blossomod boforo la tho nccompllBhriiont of tho llttlo lndv. Tho hat In reality is a monstrosity but tno "Kid" loves It. Thousnnd tomnto nnd cnbbuno plants to soil nt prices that aro right, nt my Iplaco, 2005 oast Fourth strcot. it. McFarland. - ao-2 Miss Jossio Baker, who was omnlov- ed ns tolophono operator for tho Union Pnclllc, hns takon a Position ns clork in tho Western Union offico. Just received the newest, niftiest Sum mer weight Oxfords for MEN who want to keep theirfeetcool and look like a fashion plate. SELZ, of course. You will be surprised to see what a few dollars will do for you at this Shoe Store for Men Harcourt Clothing Company" I txiu jau. vi a. a. la-vsHAi; ji; , iljjc K.cjfc-t iiyj imarai ! !! 13 4 til l iiilS i! t! II THE UNIVERSAL CAR A little extra attention to your Ford car, a little adjustment now and then, will holp to keep it in prime condition and add to its ability to 6erve you. Bring your Ford car here. Why take any chances? Let those who know how, those who use genuine Ford parts, take care of your car. To be sure of gett ing the best servico from your Ford car let skilled Ford men care for it. Prompt attention assured. Touring Car $300, Runnhont $345, Sedan $045, Coupelet $505, Town Car $595 all f. o. b. Detroit. On display and for sale by S i ntlNDY-U CO. j i accompany him.