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1 or i NORTH PLATTE SEMI-CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION JUNE 26th to 30th, INCLUSIVE. r&CJAk to to 44' s THIRTY-THIRD YEAR. NORTH PLATTE,- NEB., JUNE 22, 1917. No. 46 j ii in itnnttf 4 Onr roiuilntfonls 7,057. Mr. Hoffhine, who is getting up a directory of tho ic,ity, lins completed his canvass, and tolls Tho Trlbuno that tho population of North Platto as customarily figured by directory mon is seven thousand live hundred and llfty-sevon. This includes tho subur ban population such as In Gracoland addition and slmlar outlying districts. Tho population of tho samo torritory as found by Mr. Hoffhlno In 1915 was C.G50, showing an lncroaso of 1,002 in two years. ::o:: Important Notice. All persons taking (part or willing to take art in tho street pageant and battlo of Summit. Springs during tho sepnX-contennlal; colcfbraltlon ao re quested to meet at tho fair grounds at two o'clock tills afternoon for re hearsal. Wo need 1,000 people. GEO. A. MOONEY, Sec'y. ::o:: "The Country God Forgot" shown at tho Crystal tonight is a picture of tho groat wost that still exists. It is a drama of a woman's longing for real lifo; hor lonosomeness ; it is also a drama of realization, of (remorse, of rotribution to the tem'ptor. and of great joy, ueaco, and understanding that camo to an unselfish loyal husband. Juno 23 to 30 Itccrultlng Week. Prosldont Wilson issued tho follow ing proclamation Wednosday: "I hereby designate tho poriod of Juno 23 to Juno 30 noxt, as irtecruitlng wook for tho regular army and call u'pon unmarrlod mon between tho ages of olghteon and forty years, who havo no dependents and who aro not on gaged In pursuits vitally necessary to tho prosoc!utlon of tho war, to present themselves for cnlistmont during the wook horoln designated, to tho num bor of 70,000. WOODROW WILSON." Tho president's action was takon at tho request of oilmy officials Kvjio havo beon seriously concorned over tho slow rato of recruiting for tho regular army. ' :;o:: Hnlr Switches I havo a nice assortment of genuine human hair switches at reasonable prices. I also niako switches from combings. Mrs. W. Hanson, 314 east men oirnni ar.-a : :o: : J. N. Bakor mado final proof on his homestead in Arthur county last wook and Is in town to attend tho colobra' tlon. Ho is Bomeohut of an old-tlmor himself, having lived hero sluco prior to 1880. 1I00ZE SMUGGLER ROIlIlEl) OF I1IS PRIZE PACKAGE Pretty Wash Dresses Respond to the Call Tho spirit of Patriotism and Service has stirred tho heart of Damo Fashion horself, as well as tho hearts of men, .'for she has called forth hordes of pretty wash fabrics and evolved from them wonderfully becoming modifica tions of tho plcDulriesquo dresses of Grandmother's Days. Never .havo washable dresses receiv ed greater recognition than dui'ing these days. Never havo they so well responded to the call of the times in serviceable qualities, dainty styles and various colorings. Displays aro now ready for Inspec-tlln. Iadies Voile Dress made in a novel effect from white voiles combined with fancy striped voile. Novelty j ack et effect, lower part of skirt of striped material fancy sleeves. Price jjj IJQ Ladies Voile Dress made of white, with, combination plaid collar, lower part of waist and top of skirt of plaids, combination plaids and plain sleeves. $Q 7C Price r Ladies Voile Dress Coat style trimmed with white collar and cuffs, body of dress made of fancy voile. Price $2.00 Junior Dress made from cpmbination of plain voile and fancy printed striped voile elbow sleeves sizes 13 to 15. Price $3.59 Wilcox Department Store. The Public is Cordially Invited to Attend the FREE DEMONSTRATION OF- (j Pure Matted Mil The Purest, Most Healthful and Desirable of Foods. This product contains more real nourishment than any brand of malted milk on tho market. It Is tho result of 44 yenrs of constant malting ex perience. It leaves no sickly aftortasto so common in many other brands, as tho sting of tho molt is eliminated. Free Demonstrations as follows MONDAY, JUNE 25, 3fYAL DIIUG STORE TUESDAY, JUNE 2G, JiEXALL DKUG STORE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, NORTH SIDE DRUG STORE THURSDAY, JUNE 28, FRATER DRUG STORE FRIDAY, JUNE 29, RINCKER DRUG STORE SATURDAY, JUNE 30, STONE'S DRUG STORE COORS MALTED MILK Will &4 sold at the above named stores. Consult yoar physican in regard to COORS MALTED MILK. Is CITY AND COUX1T NEWS Christian Sclonco aorvlco Sunday 11 o'clock. Building & Loan building, (room,25. HTi.n A T-1 r i 1 i L . . ' . - - I day ovontng from alhreo woolta visit P"ua to K. lit ... I -III I...- . I... I... wiin nor uaugiuor iiuin in Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs. Guv Coatos. of Max- ifSfiU, aro visiting local frlojids this (week. Mrs. Jamos Stafford and Miss Rose McOlnloy, of Pnxton, -will lislt with fflltjs. Iloso Garrison next week. OA I An attempt to Bni'ucglo 120 quarts of hlsky Into North Platte vaa nipped hon Shorlff Salisbury took possession of a trunk at tho dopot Wednesday evening. This trunk was chocked from SIdnoy, but had evident ly been shipped thoro from Cheyenne, and camo in on No. 4 Tuesday night. Tho local officors horo woro phoned about ton o'clock by SIdnoy oclclnls to bo on tho lookout for tho trunk, and folld.)Ing Its nrrlval tt watch was plac ed on tho baggage room. No ono ap pearing to claim tho trunk, it was takon possession of by Shorlff Salis bury and Is now hold at tho Jail. Tho 20 quart bottles woro securely (pack ed with gunny sacks and papers and could bo very rdrghly handled without broaking tho bottles It Is said that sovoral such trunks havo boon received at Sidney during tho past month. Tho shipper evidently oxpected to reap a. rich harvest during tho colo bratlon in this city next week, .but foiitunatoly for tho public good his unlawful schomo wtis nipped. tho whisky, which Is of an inferior brand, will probably bo dumped Into tno scuiar next Monday. ::o:: Itnptist Association Meet lug-. Tho North Platto Baptist Assocla tlon meeting Kvpth tho Baptist church or tins city has been more largely at tended than was expected, soventy-flvo delegates instead of fifty havo been in attendance; Two interesting features havo beon tho recognition and j-ecoption of the now Baptist church tt Fort McPhor son, which applied for membership, anu tno plans of tho Glen Echo Bap tlst church for a building. This churich occupies a torritory about forty miles across In tho sand hills north of Paxton and conducts three Sunday schools, but has as yet no chuirch building. Thoy begin construction next wook. Last night Rov. C. j. Popo, of Lin coln, gave some intimate glimpses of tho work of tho university pastors in Lincoln, and Dr. Jordon, of Grand Ib land college spoke of tho importance or "Christian Education," This afternoon Rov. C. J. Popo, who representing tho state Council of Dofonso, will speak of tho churchos' part in tho war. Dr. Fawcctt, of Denver, continue his strong devotional Bible study ad dresses at tho opening of each service. Tonight Rev. Clark H. Bancroft will deliver a missionary addross illustrat ed: by splendid fitoreopticon slides. Officors for tho ensuing years aro,: Rov. C. A. Iiivln, Farnam, modorator; Rev. J. iS. Jones, Dickens, clerk; Rov. C Hull, North Platto, Association Sormon; Glen Echo church, place of next anniversary. Itnnqiict for Red Cross Workers. This evening, Friday, Juno 22, 1917, at 0:30 p. m., at tho Methodist church, a banquet will bo served .by tho la dles of that church, for allVtho com mittees and officers of tho Red Cross Association who aro taking part In tho campaign to raise Lincoln. coun ty' apportionment of $19,000.00. Re ports Iwlill b mado by tho chairmen of tho various committees, in order that wo may learn of tho success of tho wonk to date, and to perfect plans for mo worn yet. 10 do aone. A chargo of fifty cents por plato will bo mado. I dosino to rofuto tho rumor that has boon circulated, that this banquet was to bo paid for out of tho funds solic ited Certainly no ono acquainted with tho mon and womon who havo bo un selfishly dovotod their tlmo to this work, and -who have also liberally contributed to tho fund, over bolioved that such would bo done. Each of us expect to pay wor oun own ticket. Come ovory worker, and lot us ex change views as to what has been dono and what must yet bo done. J. G. BEELER, Chairman. : :o: : Bnptist Church Notes Ray McCann, )a!io has boon attend ing Grand iBland college, will spenk In tho morning. B. Y. P. U. will meet at 7 o clock and Mr. McCann will re port his trip to tho Estcs Park Stu dent conference. In tho evening tho pastor ivill speak on "God and War." Mr. Nllson will rondor solos both morning and evening ::o:: Drowned In TfoTilo Lake. Walton Dllion, aged itjwfonty-three, son of I. T. Dillon, was drowned Sun day in tho Noble lako flvo mllos south east of Flats. Ho was in swimming with tho two Cris'p hoys and in at MUs Alico Langford 'will go to Columbus today to remain for sovoral days, 1 IT" . Ico Cream 30 conts a quart at Wil cox Department Store. High Grado Indigo Dyo Ovoralls $1.19 a pair at Wilcox Department store. Steolo Holcombo, formerly of this city, now roorultlng for tho U. S. navy, spent tho foro part of this wook horo whllo onrouto -from mostorn Mr, and Mrs. Oarl Brodbock havo as tholr uost this week Miss Paulino Roth, of Omaha. Mref, C. II. Boylo and children loft a few days ago far Kcarnoy to rosldo in future Tho K. of C. dancing party at St. Patrick's school Tuesday ovonlng wbb enjoyed by all w.ho attondod. ' Tho Doucot orchostra furnished tho music. Miss Graco Anderson, of Suthorland, (camo yestorMay to visit with Miss Eliz abeth Carmlchael for sovoral days. Dr, J. S. Twinom has beon confined to tho house by illness for a few days past, but oxpocts to ho at his office in a uay or two. Mm. Frank McFaddon, of Paxton, is expected horo Sunday to v sit Mr. anu sirs umar llutl for a wook or long- C. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Connelly, (wno spont lliolr "honeymoon" In Cal ifornia, will rotum homo tho first of next wook. . W. W. Bust, of Lincoln, formorly of tno state farm south of town, is vis iting horo this wook with W. P. Sny rder and family. Tho past weak was disastrous for British shipping, the Goitman U-boats sinking twoniy-sevon vossols of ovor 1,000 tons each. Mr. and Mrs. Dalton, of St. Joo, camo a row days ago to spend a couplo or mieoKs wiui tno lattor's slstor Mrs. William McHugh. , Wanted for tho summer by a man and wife, a furnished house. .Inquiro at tins onico. I .... ,1 W. J. O'Connor, Ray Tlgho, W. R. JUalonoy and W. J. Landgraf will at tend tno Ivnlghts of Columbus ban quet In Donvor Sunday. H. W. Shull, of Broadwater, .camo a few days ago to visit with Dr. and Mrs. J. B. Redilold. Martin Larson, of Etna, and Amanda aialone, of Gothenburg, woro married in tins city Wednesday by Rev. Hull. For a quick hay crop bow Billion Dollar Grass now. JBest homo grown seed ?5.U0 por 100 pounds. 46-2 W. W. BIRGE. Mrs. J. H. Hershoy, who is a cuost nt tno w. iu McDonald home., tripped on tno Btntrs Wednesday anuin falling seriously injured a siiouidor. Mr. and MrsJ Dan Kllllan and two children, of Rdck Springs, camo at noon Wednesday to visit tho formor's aunt Mrs. Joseph F, Filllon. Mr. Kil- nan formerly resided horo. Tho county commissioners havo beon sitting as a board of equalization for sovoral days past. So far not many havo appeared to mako complaint aB to 1110 assessment or their (property. The thlru bank at Horshov. for which a charter was obtained Bovoral months ago, will bo opened by fall. A two-story building will probably bo erected on tho corner lot Bouth of tho Sadlor proporty. tuo boo company, or Omaha, ar rived tho early part of tho week and havo started tho work of decorating buildings, a dozen or moro of which havo already boon completed. Stream ers and other decorations will bo strung across tho stroots and alto gether tho city will present a gala appearance to nil visitors noxt wook. It has coma to tho notice of tho com- mittoo of arrangements for tho QJUoon's ball that a number of invi tations havo failed to roach people thoy woro intended for, thoroforo tho committoo will provldo all who doslro with tho proper ticket either at tho ball room or by calling at Dixon's Jew. olry store. THE COMMITTEE. "Bill" Smith." colored, languish In tho county Jail charged with "assault with attempt to groat bodily harm," to ono Bill Andorson. Tho two Bills, Mo aro employed on tho section at or near Sutherland, and becoming (in volved in an altercation Smith pulled a gun on Andorson and threatened to let sunshine gleam through him. Smith wis arrested, arraigned before Judge Miltonborgor and pleading not guilty was bound ovor to tho district court in tho s!um of $500. Not being able to fur nish bond ho is sojourning In tho county's brick building. Tho ryo crop of Lincoln county prom ises to ho tho greatest In history, and wo woro beginning to congratulate tempting to cross tho lako Dillon sud denly sank In tho deepest part of tlio lrZ tf iTOnTZ ii, ttic .,i, fnwn,i ?wirtfcllvo3 that if wo toduMnt foUy wneat uroad wo could mat mado or ryo, whon Vic von Gootz who eats ryo br,oad exclusively comes along and tolls us that ryo Hour today costs moro than wheat Hour. And thus It is; Just whon wo think wo havo solved tho high cost of living, something occurs that blights our hopes. However, we still havo lots of radishes in our gar- don. In tho houso to house canvass for Red O.-'Oss funds, tho solicitors visited 0' "to a fojv homes that Indicated that the fifty conts or dollar given meant a ror.l sacrlllco, yet tho cheorfulnoss with which tho Bum was glvon gavo ovidonco of thoin doslro to help the causo. Perhaps tho dollar glvon by tho woman who earned it ovor tho wash tub may result in saving ilo lifo of Bomo bravo boy, and that undoubted ly was uppermost in her; mind Iwjien sho mado tho saennco so willingly And thoso aro tho contributions wo so highly prize that wo bo highly com mend, whoa compared with thoso who gavo a slnglo dollar grudgingly uo- cauBO It robbed thorn of four gallons lako. Ills companions attempted to roscuo him, but thoy woro so near ex hausted from swimming that their of forta wore futile. ::o:: Frank A. Harrison, of Lincoln, an old nowspapor man, Is in tho city, and being a Nobraslcnn of fifty-one years Btandlng, will spend colobratlon weok horo. Mr. Harrison is gathering data In tho Platto valley for a syndlcato of nowBpapors, and is accompanied by Miss Francos Harrison, a nioco from Julosburg, who., is assisting In tho work. ' Mr. and Mrs. Walter Statos and children, of Donvor, will arrive horo Juno 25th to visit with Mr, and Mra. John States. Miss Vera Gough has accoptcd a po sition as bookkoopor in tho Hondy Oglor garagd. Mrs. Josoph Weeks, of Grand Island, camo last ovenlng to visit hor son for a week. Mr. and Mrs, P S. Evans havo gono to Grand Islund to visit irlonds for a Crystal Theatre Saturday Afternoon and Evening. Sarah Bernhardt IN "Mothers of France." The greatest actress in the world in the greatest historical photb play of the times. SAFETY FIRST Sewerage connection on three floors. Move Sunlight More Ventilation. An abundance of hot and cold water. We acknowledge having the only sanitary soaking and sterilizing machine for cleaning bottles in North Platte. Just a little touch of more goodness in each bottle. Our factory built to preserve your health. Our products will help you. Ask your dealer for them. Cleanliness and carefulness our watch-word. Costs no more. Why trifle with yourself? You can't afford to take the chance. , We want you to bo with us The "STAR" on the bottle. 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