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NORTH PLATTE SEMI-CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION JUNE 26th to 30th, INCLUSNSk .
-Mh 1 o rtlt THIRTY-THIRD YEAR. NOHTH PLATTE, -NEB, jt5NE 26, "1917.. No. 47 iJlatte m mm tw am m wm. m mrw "SAVE THE WASTE AM) WIN THE WAR," In a letter to Tho Tribune, Herbort Hoover, Head of tho food conservation commission, writes that lio has Invited ovory minister whoso namo ho could securo to preach upon tho s(u,bject of Food Conservation on Sunday, July 1st. Ho also expresses tho hope that next Sunday will becomo known as "Food Saving Day," and that It may bo made tho purposo and motto of ov ory household In America to "Save tho Wasto and Win tho War." Mrl Uoowor says It Is highly Im portant that overy pound of food bo saved and Urns old in supplying tho al lies as well as ourselves with food In tho futulre. Peoplo must know, says Mr. Hoov er, that conservation of food is ab solutely necessary and If wo do not do so noiv) wo m!ust later sovoroly suf for. With statistics of food supplies before him, and with knowledge of, what is required, Mr. Hoover's warn-, ing is uaseu on iacis anu suouiu not go uriheedod. 1 ::o:: J Heavy Draft on lied Cross. A Washington dispatch dated Sun day said: ew demands on tho Amer ican Red Cross disclosed today by El liot Wadsworth, acting chairman, show that tho hundred million dollar fund, $15,000,000 of which remains to bo subscribed in tho final campaign round up tomorrow, may not last longer than six months. The need for relief work in nearly all tho allied coun tries is looming so high, said Mr. Wadsworth "that ouf $100,000,000 can easily be spent Iwfcthln six months oven though tho Red Cross.practico ov ery economy and give aid only to tho most worthy causes." : :o: : jtfotlce. To my many friends and all auto mobile and bicycle owners: I havo just returned firom tho east where I havo finished a courso In tiro repair ing in ono of tho largest and most ef ficient auto-tire ropair plants In the, United States and havo bought and in stalled hero ono of their! best up-to-dato machines. Ouir doors aro now open and wo aro ready for work. Skilled wofrkmanship guaranteed and work warranted to glvo entire satis faction. NEW iMETHOD TIRE RE PAIR CO, 511 iNorth Locust street, North Platte. W. N. Rose, manager and workman. 47-2 :o:: Canning School Creates Interest Tho canning school held in tho Franklin domestic science 'room Fri day and Saturday by tho, state uni versity extension and in charge of Miss "Alleen Gantt'wasvory successful and a largo number of ladles took advan tage of this opportunity to learn what to can and how to can it. On Friday tho preservation of carrots, tomatoes and rhubarb was demonstrated and on Saturday tho meeting was dovoted .to epinnach, beans and other vegO; tables. This school of Instruction will bo hold open until evory lady in the city has finished hor course. ::o:: Governor Neville Expected. Governor Keith Neville writes J. B. McDonald that he will make a mighty effort to visit North Platto tomor row. The Governor is a mighty busy man theso days, tho war preparations demanding much tlmo and action from him", Ho says Mrs. Neville and chll dren.Jeavo shortly for West Virginia, 'and "foV'thls 'reason will not bo able to visit North Platto this meok. ainny TIsltors In Town. Up to last evening several liundned visitors, tho advance guard of tho thousands who will bo hore during the week, ortrivod Sunday and yesterday. About half of theso aro former North Platto people, or those who havo come to visit friends during the rsfcelc. Our personal columns tell of many of those who aro hore. ' FORD i Authorized Sales and Service Ford Touring $360v Ford Runabout $345( f. o. b Ford Sedan - $645 Detroit. Ford Coupelet $505 Factory Production or May 83,616 CARS Largest One Day Output 3216, or better than two a minute. WE NEVER CLOSE AND WELCOME ALL VISIT ORS DURING OUR CENTENNIAL WEEK Gas 25c Per Gallon HENDY-0GIEF AUTO CO, Cor. Fourth and Dewey. LOCAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. Fred Elliott spent yo3torday In, Kearney. Dr. F. J. Wurtolo spont yestorday In Kearney on business. Attorney W. E. Shumnn transacted legal buslnoss In Lexington yesterday. Francis Thayro loft Sunday morning for Paxton to spend a week with rel atives, Joseph Knapp returned Sunday from a visit with relatives in Colum bus and Hastings. Mlas Noll Snoll, of Cozad, camo a few days ago to visit at tho Schultz homo this week. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Rector aro enjoy ing a visit from their daughter Mrs. William Hoenshell, of Ogden. Mrs. R. L. Hoaton, who had boon In Excelsior Springs for several weeks, roturnod homo Saturday afternoon Misses iMario and Isabelle Doran, who woro visiting relatives In Omaha and Grotna, returned home Sunday ev ening, For Rent Small apartment, iurnlsh ed, closo In. 108 west Second. 47-1 Dr. and Mrs. L. D. Smith are enjoy ing a visit from Harold and Ruth Green, of Rushville, who camo a fq.v days ago. Mrs. F. C. Holtzschue, of St. Joe, arrived hero Saturday evening to visit her brother Joseph Knapp for a week orl longer. Miss Virginia Athon, of SenttleJ cumo eaiuruay aiiornoon to maico an extended visit with hqr sister Mrs. P. J. Barron, Mr. and Mrs. Nealo Turpio are en joying a visit from tho former's moth er; Mrs. Turpio, of Chicago, who came Sunday evening. Mrs. P. J. Norris,- daughter Mildred and son Frances will leave the first of next wook for Omaha, Kansas City and Excbtofor Spring's o Bpj'end several weeks. Among the old tlmorl3 who arrived yestorday is Isaac Watts, of Corning, Icfajt, who is accompanied by his fam ily and aro guests of Mir. and Mrs. Ray Langford. Attorney M. E. Crosby left tho lnt tor part of last week for Davenport, Neb., to meet Mrs. Crosby and chil dren who havo beon there for some tlmo visiting relatives. W. M Dunn, Lawrence and S. E. Allen, County , Judgo R. J. Stack, John Nealo, SI W. Warren- and Fred Pop- ham, of Tryon, attondod tho special meeting of tho Odd Follows Friday ev ening. W. E. Shufnan and daughter Dor othy will leave about July 10th on an Vxtond'ed trip, gdjing to Vancouver, thonco by boat to Seattle, thonco to Los Angeles and east over tho south ern route. ,.,'Judgo Grimes, who went to Chad ron to hold court for Judge Wostover, returned Sunday. In tho celebrated Omaha-Chadrotl blackmailing case, which it was expected tho Judgo would hear, a change of venue was taken and tho trial will occur at Alliance,. Let us demonstrate to you the su perior quality of our NON-BREAKABLE GLASSES. Wo make them in tho Nose Glass and the Ridding bow, CLINTON, Registered Optometrist, -The Sign of tho Big Ring. Tickets Ton the Queen's Ball may bo obtained in advanco at Dixon's jewel ry storo. The tickets will also bo on sale at the auditorium on tno erbunds tho evening of tho ball. Tho banks of this city announce that thoy will close at noon on Thursday. oponlng as usual uio rouowing morn ing North Platte, Neb. GENERAL MANAGER JEFFEHS . BECOMES YI( E-I'UESIUENT Tho Omaha. Boo of tc'ay announces that Gonornl Manager JcfTers has beon named as vlco-presldent of tho Union Pacific, tho order to becomo tffootlvo July 1st This Is a now office tho board of dlroctors has created. It, is umdorstood that Mil. Joffers rotalns tho position of general manager, .ind ihaft nis now uuo givos mm aumiono From mossongor ioy in tno assistant superintendent s offiieo in North Platto to vlco-prosldont of ono of tho greatost rnllroadB in tho world, has boon tho caroor of Will Joffet-s, who Is still un- dor forty-two years of ago. His rlso is only ovldenco of what Is possible theso days to tho young rollo;v who is made of the right kind of stuff. Will Joffors has won his spurs on merit; and morlt alono, which makes his as cendancy all tho moro brilliant, whllo congratulating Mr. Joffers, this writer will not feet altogether satlslleu until ho can address him as presldont of tho Union Pacific. :o: : Knights of Columbus May Build. Tf. Is httrhlv nrobnbln tlint within the next year a splendid thrco story building will occupy tno lots on uew- oy Btroet, north Qt tho Hotel McCabo, ownod by tho Knights or Columbus lodge. Such a move was contemplated aDOUt a year ago. uui wns uroppeu Be . . . . , i ... cause it could not be satisfactorily 11 nanced. Howovor, tho financial part of tho project can ncfrt bo arranged, and thero is a probability that tno building will bo erected. A local business man has mado a proposition to lease thoflrst and sec ond noons of tho building for a porioti of ton years at a satisfactory rontnl The third floor wot1ld bo used for Jodga purposes 1 o: : Water Still Troublesome Tho high wator in the North Platte river mado fulther Inroads on tho fill at tho oast cud of tho Lincoln High way brldgo cast of town Sunday night, and a dozen or moro mon worked with vigor! yestorday to save the onibank raent from being washed out Thous ands of bags of sand havo been droppod into tho wator-creatod excavations, brush and trees have boen used to stop tho wash against against tho fills, nnd yet tho boiling, rushing aters 'con tinue to oat into and undormlno uio embankments. Whether tho fills can be saved depends upon the stago ot water d'urlng the week. ::o:: Democrats nrc Perturbed. Tho "scaro head" linos In today's Omaha Beovtell of the perturbed con- dfcion-ofcertaln-democrata of tho stattfi over Uio possibility of Governor Ne ville entering tho army as colone of tno Sixth regiment. Tiieso democrats aro not so much concorned over tho Governor going to the front and be ing shot full of holes as they are over the ascendency of Lleut-Govarnor Edgar Howard to tho governorship. Lawd! What a blow that would be especially to tho anti-Bryan fellows. , ::o:: Concessionaires Aro Busy Tho colobration grounds waataubUBy placo yesterday afternoon when the concessionaires began erecting mioir tents.. There aro moro than a score of those and thoy aro placed, south of Uio grand stand,. Included in the amusement features are tho western danco hall, a merry-go-round, a muse um of rroaks, tlio plantation singers, "Spidora," Tho Wlilp and tho silo- drome. Tho Hot weinio man is tnero in force, as is also tho knife rack man and other similar devices. ::o;:i Fntnro Improvements Among tho improvements mapped out by Uio Union Pacific at this ter minal for tho futluiro Is tho erection of a machine shop .near tho round house, Uio razing of tho present Bhop, and Uio building of an artificial Ice plant to supply tho quantity needed by the rofrlgoratlng service. It may bo sev eral years before these Improvements will bo mado, but thoy aro certain to come. ::o:: - Konnoth Gjoisct, of Green Bay, Wis., camo a fcjA days ago to accept a po sition as window ,trlmmer In tiho Wilcox department store. W. It, Malonoy, W. J. Landgraf, F, J. McGovorn and Carl Simon, who went to Denver to conduct tho Third Degr'oo h(brk in tho K. C. lodge, re turned yesterday. Mrs. G-doxgo Yeoman, of Omaha, formerly of this city, came last even lng to Tilsit with Miss Florence Stamp and other local friends. Mrs. Frtd Elliott dr., and childrtn of Omaha, camo last evening to spend stvoral weeks with tho Elliott and Goozoo famllios. Miss Catherine Haggorty, of Denver, arrived here tho latter part of la3t wook to visit her brother Thomas Haggorty. Miss Mary Carroll, of WIsnor, for merly of this city, camo Sunday to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Joseph L. Murphy. Mr. and Mrs. John Skow and baby loft a few days ago for Kuvennn to visit rolatlves for a couplo of weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Crittsilold, who wcro married in Council Bluifs two weeks ago, will returu tomorrow evening. James Hart and F. T.. Itodmo'nd re turned yestorday from Denver whero thoy attended the K. of O. banquet. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Larson, of Ed dyvlllo, who woro guosts of Mr. and Mrs. A. J, Frazior, loft Saturday. Miss Mabel Mornnt, of Chicago, for morly of this city, Is visiting this week with Miss Esther Kolly. Mrs. Wilfred Stuart, of Lexington, and baby camo last ovonlng to visit at tne Tiguo homo Miss Vorna Kronquest returned to Amnerst Saturday afternoon, crrr and county news Miss Thqlma Frator is assisting In tho Frator drug etoco. Mrs. Gun Chamberlain and son of Donver, camo last evening to spond a week. Mrs. Guy Roblnson nrivod this morning from Portland to visit her. parents. , Percy Schott, second llda'tonant of Company E, vas called to Omaha last evening. Mrs. Bort'Barbon and daughtor Al berta, of Lowollen, aro visiting Mr, and Mrs. Frank Barber. Miss Georglo Hoxlo, who had boon attending school at Itockford, 111., ib turned yostorday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Honry Woimlck, of Kimball, aro hero this wook to visit wlUi Mr. and Mrs. Honry Well. A. F. Whcolclr, of Blgnoll, is in town today onrouto to Galosburg, Michigan, whoro ho will visit for a month. For Sain Fivo room hnnnnr with linHnniniiK. Mnrlnrn nrnnnt lion Tn quiro nt 907 oast Fifth streot. 4G-3 Mrs. Georgo Miller and children ar rived from tho oast last Frtlday evening to visit Mr. and Mrs. Win. Rector. Herman Thoolccko, Jr, of Omaha, has boon vistlng his undo O. II. Thoelecko and family for a wook past. Tho Rco Auto Co. have leased tho building now used by J. V. Romigh nnd will opon a Eavago thero in tho near future. Chas. O'Rourko, formerly of Brady, now located at Flomlng, Col., Is In town to visit frionds and attend tho celobratlon. T. C. Patterson rot'ulitncd yestorday from Washington, D. C whero ho vis ited his son Llout.-Col. George Patter- Son for a week. Mrs. Crook and chlldron, formerly of this city, will como from Omaha this wook to visit tho Hlnman and Langford families. Mrs. L. D. Newton nnd chlldron, of Wollflcot nrrlvodhoro today to visit at tho homo of hor mothor Mrs. John A. Baker for two w(eoks. Tho 1733 ranch near Kearnov was sold by W, L. SHckol yestorday to Mark ana ueorgo Woods, of Lincoln. The consideration was around a half mil lion dollars. Mr. and Mrs. T. C. , Chrdstianson havo returned from a visit" in oastorn points and will loavo In ,a, tow days f&r RIchflold, Utahr to maico ..an ex tended visit. v Dr. nnd Mrs. O. H. Cressler and daughter Mildred returned at noon yostorday from San Francisco fwtiore thoy were called two weeks ngo by tho death of tho late Rov, Crosslor. Having moro Initiatory work than possible to perform on tho regular meeting night, tho Knights of Pythias mot Suaiday afternoon and gavo work in tho throo degreos to the assemblod candidates. jp tfovjbrqor .F. L. Hoix, of Wyoming, win accompany tno unoyenno ticioga tlon to tins city Tuursdny. Arrange ments aro being mado by a dozen or moro business mon to ontertaln him at lunch. Thoso In need of painting, paper hanging and docoraUng aro assured satisfactory work if thoy employ Julius lloga. Phono Black G92. 38tf Contractor Klaas, of this city, loft yostorday for Horshoy to begin work on tho Lutheran church which will bo built In tho Huebner district south of that village. The church will will bo 24x40 feet. , Bill Smith, tho colored section hand arrested for threatening to fill Bill Anddrson full of lead, ploadod guilty to assault in Justico MUtonborgor's court Saturday and was fined fivo doll ars and costs. Miss Mildred Fitzpatrlck who hns beon taking a cfcurso in nursing in St Catherine's hospital In Omaha for a year past, camo Sunday to visit with tho homo folks. Mr. and Mrs. Georgo Wllklns, of uotnenburg spont tho wook end hero Tho formor will bo associated with tho now Canroll mill and ho and fam ily will reside hero In future. Miss Gortrudo Hanks, of Portland formerly of this city, spont tho wook ond with Misses Elslo Langford and Lillian Sturgos whllo onrouto to Fre mont. A community 'picnic will bo hold at Uio Zaulorl farm south of Horshev July 4tn. A program consisting of snoeehou ball games, horso racos, and roping and riding contests has beon arranged Tho regular lodging accommodations of tho city aro already pretty woll fillod, but tho committee has about 400 rooms In prlvato rosidoncos on its list Tents on tho fair grounis will nccom modato about 1200 pooplo. Stono setting and brick laying on tho now dopot bognn yostorday. Throo stono sottons and throo brlck-layorB a- o at prosont employed, but tho force ol tho latter will bo Increased as rap Idly as tho mon enn bo secured. Six hundred and fifty thousand' brick will bo used In tho construction of itho building. Tho pooplo of Koarnoy havo applied to tho union Pacific for sovoral ad dlticnal cars in which to transport to this city tho crdftld that will como Thursday. Tho Koarnoy agont has boon assured that tho cars will bo forthcoming If thoy aro not nooded by tho United States for tho transporta tlon of troops. Undo Sam has first call on all passenger equipment. Tho Kearney peoplo aro oxpocted to ar rlvo on train Nd. 1U. BIG SHOW OPENS TODAY WITH OUTDOOR SPOltTS North Platto's soml-contonnlal colo bration will opon thts nltornoonntitmo o'clock at tho city park with a- pro gram of outdoor sports consisting of tno pursuits and pastimes indulgod in by tho residents of this Soctioh fif ty years ago. Thoy will Include shoot ing up tho town, tho hanging of a sufl poctod haiso thief, riding outlaw jjorsos and stcors, relay races, and In addition thoro will bb circus acts on a platform In front of tho grand stand. At 4:30 Lucillo Bollrnont will mako a balloon nsconslon and pnrnchuto drop. To morrow's program, In addition to tho above, will lncluVlo Uio battlo of Summit Springs, Nebraska's famous Indian bttlo which will Uiko placo at 8:30. nils Mil (bo followed by. a big display of flroworks, concluding with tho Cindorolla ball, which is referred to olsowhoro, Thursday will bo Koartioy, Choybnno and North Platto Day, tho day on which tho big historical parado will bo glvon. :.;o:r Englnoor Johnston roturnod this morning from a visit In Omaha. I'll-'..::. . ........... ..... .... . .... .'.''V.'V.V.VV.....'V.VVVtvVVV.V.'V'.'.V.'..'..'..V.'. H We freely admit we are in business for the purpose of making ft legitimate profits. ::: At the samtf'time'our greatest :;t and square de'aling. We back up our goods with a '. fill .'ft, n nl.'nl.. ll.nl- . . . n ooii juu tin uiuiau uuu yv so. U Don't under .anv circumstances, r , , lair and square dealing. ....... satisfied and wo will make The Public is Cordially Invited to Attend the FREE DEMONSTRATION Odors Pure Malted Milk 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 jof 44 years of constant malting ex perience. It leaves no sickly aftertaste 30 common in many other brands, as the sting of tho malt is eliminated. Free Demonstrations as; follows TUESDAY, JUNE 20, ItEXALL DItUG STOHE WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, ' NORTH SIDE DKUG STORE THURSDAY, JUNE 28, ERATER DRUG STORE FRIDAY, JUNE 29, RINCKER DRUG STORE SATURDAY, JUNE 30, STONE'S DRUG STORE COORS MALTED MILK will be sold at tha above named storas. Consult your physican in regard to COORS MALTED MILK. DIVISION CHANGES ON THE UNION PACIFIC Omaha papors stato that effectlvo July 1st changes will be made In tho divisions on tho Union Pacific, an addi tional division to bo added. According to this report tho Nobrnska division will lncludo tho main lino and all tho branches botwoon Council Bluffs and north Plntto, with G. O. Brophy as sup erintendent. Tho Wyomlug division will oxtend from North Platto to Raw. llns with A. W. Woodruff as superin tendent, and a Uilrd division (will com prlso tho main lino wost of Rawlins, with H. A. Boll as auporintondont. It .is expected Unit hla re-arrango-mont of "divisions will rostislt in Bomo official changes at torminal points. ::o:: Business Houses Will Close. .Many of our business houses havo signified tholr willingness to close from 12 m. to 5 p. m. TJiufrsday on account of tho parado and other features. This will give all emproyos an opportunity to nttond tho colobration booked for tho nftorinoon at tho grounds. Tho com mlttoo denlros that all tho buslnoss lvoHmos that can possibly do so, closo during Uio nbovo hours. $ :.t i.t i.t j.t 3t It i.t i.t 'I ft pride is our reputationrfor lair , t "Guarantee , of satisfaction; if we ' i ' .1 . 1 1 XI uiui i icuuiuuiuiiu we iuii you ft .nuestion our .rcmitation for j . - i . . - . Question us, n you are not it right. it ft ,...,,...,...,..,..,.,,..,,.,,.,....,,,.,..,...,.,,.,, ,.,,,...: ..... ....f ....... ..... .....v............... OF