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THIRTY-THIRD YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEB., AJJGUST 3, L917.. No. 58 Wax t mnxa- CITY AND COUNTY NEWS. C. J. Pass Is now driving a Dodge, having traded in his Ford. Russell Langford is spending this woek in Sarbon. , Raymond TIgho has gono .to Choy enne to visit for a short time. J. E Dcods, of Chicago, arrived horo .yestorday to visit tho Aldon family. Miss MorcodeB Burgnor loft a fow days ago for Lexington to visit rela tives. Mrs. John Durko, of Maxwoll, canio u fow days ago to visit with Mrs. Louisa Burko. Mr. and Mrs. Frod Ericsson, of Max--woll, aro visiting rolatlves and at tending dhautauqua this week. Mr. and Mrs. Frod Loudon and baby left yesterday afternoon for Grand Is land and Omaha to visit rolatlves. Misses Nollio and Ollio Burke, of Maxwoll, aro spending this week with frlonds and attending Chautauqua. Lloyd Gummoro, of tho Rlnckor drug storo, loft a few days ago for Ft, Morgan to visit for a week or longor. Miss Isabella Stafford, who had boon spending her vacation in Paxton with relatlvos, returned horo a fow days ago. Roy Rldenger and Miss Nora Mahel Goltry of this city woro granted a marriage license yesterday afternoon hy County Judgo Fronch. Davo Day was called to Lincoln "Wednesday night by tho illness of his wlfo or his child, who havo been vis iting rolatlves in that city. John Scharman, of Salt Lake City, who married Miss Abbio Patterson two years ago, was hero yesterday while onrouto east on business. Mr. and Mrs. Malvern Alden and son of Chicago, arrived here a fow days ago with tho farmer's parents while enrouto to wostorn points. Charley Perkins roturned from Oma ha Wednesday whero ho enlisted as 'a machinist in tho navy. He returned to Omaha last night to await orders as to the point whero ho shall proceed. Mac Westfall tells us that tho grass hoppors are so plentiful on his farm south of tho river that thoy threaten to eat up his alfalfa and corn. These hop'pors havo already caused him con siderable damage. Miss Clara Becker and Miss Mae Gardner, of Gerard, 111., aro visiting at tho Brown homo, with tho former's brother James Becker, who will leave soon with Company E. Miss Becker is onrouto to California. Keith Theatre! August PICTURES OF "The Semi-Centennial Parade" AND - "The Open Switch" Our home talent photoplay all made in North Platte with tho following cast of principals: Mi. Powers, Supt. of the R. R. W. J. Tiley. Helen his daughter, Miss Louise Ottenstein. Jim Hilton, Ralph Coates. Jack Manning, - Ernest Rincker. A' Railroad Drama enacted with people you know. Thrills a plenty. A Rail road Smash-up. Auto Accident. The capture of the villain by our big policeman and a society wedding with a bevy of our girls in their dressups. Admission Adults 25c. All the straw hats on salo at Tho Leador Mercantile Co.'s. to fit tho boy or girl, man or woman. Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Beolor aro on Joying a visit from tholr daughtor who resides in SuthorlanM. Misses Ethol Fryo and Maude Millor I will leave tomorrow ovcnlng for Col orado and Wyoming to visit for a fortnight. If you sco them you will buy auto hats at 95c, worth $1.50; auto caps at 29c, worth 50c and G5c at Tho Lead or Morcantllo Co.'s. Lost Small Boston Bull dog. Ro turn to A. A Schatz and receive re ward. . Mrs. Woods, of Ovorton, loft yes torday afternoon for homo after vis iting the Sousor family for somo tlmo. Claronco Hansen and Milton Noff, of Loxington, camo a fow days ago to visit tho lattor's brothor who is a mombor of Co. E, and to attend tho picnic. Tho llttlo son of M)r. and Mrs. R. N. Weaver was Injured by a hay stackor at tho Hanson ranch Wednesday and It was necessary to take eight stltchoa in his hand. Miss Irma Horn bogan work as ston ogra'phor in tho Platto Valley Stato Bank a fow days ago. Sho roturned several weeks ago from a four yoars' stay In California. 0. W. Tuckor, who had been em ployed in tho Marti moat market for four years left a fow days ago for Om aha to accept a position in a whole sale house. Green corn mado Its appearance In tho local markot this weok and sold at sixty cents a dozen ears. That's like buying a box of strawberries at Christmas tlmo. Manager Von Dollen, of the local telephone exchange, roturned Wodnes day from Grand Island whero he at tonded a meeting of tho district man agors. Christian Science service Sunday 11 a. m. Wednesday ovenlng meetings ovory -week at 8 o'clock. A cordial In vltatlori Is extended "to all. Building and Loan building. It's Just tho tlmo you want wash suits for tho little fellows, and if you go to Tho Loader Morcantllo Co.'s you ca:i buy at sfpecial sa'.o prices 43c, 57c, GEj, to fit the llttlo fellows In ages 3 to S years. Ida A. Johiioon, cf North Platto, and Ora Bass, of Curtis, were married by Judge Evoritt Wednesday afternoon. Thoy left for North Platto to make their home on a ranch near that city. Kearney Hub. 8,! 9, 10. Children 15c. Penally for Evasion Any registrant ap'poaring boforo tho local examining board who makes a falso stntomont in regard to tho phy sical fitnoss or liability of himself or any other porson for sorvlco Is liablo to sovoro penalty. Local doctors havo ordors to look Into tho past roc ord of anyono nbou: whom thoy havo tho loast doubt as to tho truth of the statomont mado. This precaution has been takon to provont mon who havo good sight from suddenly having "poor oyoslght whllo bolng examined. Scales guaranteed to bo corroct will bo at tho disposal of tho doctors. If any have boon dlotlng for tho past fow days to mako them under military weight will bo fooled and tho govornmont will tako thorn nnyhow. Upon conviction anyono making a statomont which Is falso will bo punished by Imprison ment for not moro than ono year or If subjoct to military law will stand tho chnnco of ourt-mantlal. Per sons who :onspiro with anyono to give out a falso statement or sign a falso affidavit will be harshly dealt with, for Undo Sam domands fair play. Tho man who Is examined physical ly must bo rntod by tho examlnors as physically qualified or disqualified. If qualified ho is soloctcd for military sorvTco undor tho solectlvo draft law unless exempted or discharged. If he Is declared to bo not fit for sorvlco ho is turnod over to another physician, who passos upon his physical ability. If this doctor says "yes," the man is fit regardless of tho first doctor's stato mont. If tho second doctor says "no," tho man Is not fit unless tho board ro vorses tho decision. If a man fails to pass tho physical examination he need not claim ex emption, for ho is not eligiblo for sor vlco. If ho passos tho examination then tho man is given tho irlght to claim exemption and will bo given tho proper blanks for affidavits and claims if ho so dosires. -: :o: Allies Begin Another Drive. Tiio liriush anu French began a drive against ho Germans In Bolgium this week and In tho first two dayH took territory equal to thirty squaro miles, 500d iprlsonors and a largo amount of war material. At several points two linos of tho Gorman trench cs wero taken. Tho drlvo continued with great force yesterday, tho Gor mans battling with desperation to hold thoir linos. Emperor William has called a war council of his military and naval loadors, and it is hinted that ho is much disappointed at tho showing his troops aro making. ::o:: Mrs. Henry Nelson, of Gothonbuirg, Is visiting friends in town. Miss Boatta Barnoy returned to Kearney yostorday afternoon aftor vis iting with Miss Gertrude Itebhausen. A good portion of central and east ern Nebraska was visited by a heavy rain Wednesday nfght, greatly reviv ing com, which had boon visibly af- foctod by tho dry weathor. Tho Iyanhoo club of tho Yeoman lodge will give dancos at tho Lloyd opera house ovory Friday ovenlng un til Company E is called, aftor which thoy will bo discontinued. mm B II! B f NEW FORD YEAR ! , hi patcp im PRirpc I I ! 13 M.'KX-XM.iJJLJ All JL A1JLsJUk St BIMg v FORD CARS. i Touring Car $360, Runabout $345, Sedan $045 i J Town Car $595, Coupelct $505 all f. o. b. j J; Detroit. On display and for sale by j ft HENDY-0G1ER AUTO CO. Three Accepted, Two Kejectcd. Five registrants presontod thom solvos for physical examination bo foro tho examining board this week. Three woro accoptod and two rojoct ed. Ono of thoso rojectod was a half inch undor tho required hclghth, tho other was flat tooted and othorwlso physically disqualified. If this per centage of nccoptanco holds good, It will roquiro tho oxamtnatlon of about 190 men to got 115 who aro physical ly fit, but of courso many of thoso who aro (passed physically will claim oxomptlons and a certain porcontago of tho exemptions will bo allowed. ::o:: llucilhi Embroidery Pncknpos at ono-thlrd off for Saturday, Monday and Tuosday, consisting of handker chiefs, chllds' drosses, collars, con- tor pieces, dollios, tnblo runnors, otc , at Wilcox Dopartmont Storo. -::o:: Episcopal Churnli. Tlioro will bo sorvicos at tho Church of our Saviour Sunday nt 11 o'clock. Sunday school at 9:45. Wnntod Pantry girl at tho Hotol McCabe. Apply at once. Mrs. Emily Sltzoj, of Albion, was tho guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Stroltz Wednesday whllo onrouto west. Mrs. Sltzor, who is supervisor of music in tho Salt Lako City schools, Is on a Chautauqua circuit this year. It is expoctod that boforo Sdptombor first lottor postago will bo raised from two to throo cents. Tho postoffico at Omaha has rocolvod threo million thrco cont stamps In anticipation of tho incroaso in postago rates. Frank G. IIoxlo, of this city, an nounces In an Ognlalla apor that ho Is going to quilt tho ranch buslnoss and offors for salo ovorythlng ho has from a monkey wrench to a $1,000 Shorthorn cow. Ho has leased his ranch near LoMoyno. Gothenburg will not hold its UBual Colt Show and Fall Festival this yoar, ho 'pooplo of tho town hayo decided hat tho monoy oxponded for that pur poso Bhall ho dovotod to tho wolfaro of tholr military company, tho Hod Cross and othor military purposos. Lochiol Johnston left today for Vic tor, Col., whoro ho was called by tho death of his slstor. Ho will acconv pany tho body to Mayfiold, N. Y., for burial. Whllo in tho east Mr". John ston will visit rolatlves In Brooklyn, Now York City, Chlcngo and Michi gan Contractors McMichaol oxpoct to havo tho now addition to tho Elks' building completed by August 15th, and tho O'Connor storo will tako pos ssslon of tho first r.nd second floors Immediately thoreaftor. This will moro than doublo tho floor spaco of this storo. Just now wlion you want thorn you can buy whito foot wear at a big sav ing; whlto canvas ono strap pumps for boys and girls, sizes G to 8 at 87c; sizes 8 to 12 at 98c; women's $2.25 whito pumps at $1.95, sizes 2 to 8. All whlto foot wear, punrps, sandals and 5 to 8 inch high cut shoes on salo at Tho Loador Morcantllo Co.'s. THE UNIVERSAL CAR I j Kitten by ItniUesiiako Will Burklund residing southwest of town was struck by a rattlesnake this forenoon. Mr. Burklund was engaged In oper ating a grain blndor nnd had Btopped from tho machlno to tho ground when tho snako launched its attack. Its fangs ponotratcd his trousors leg just above tho shoo and left tholr mnrk up on tho Bkln. Will prococdod to walk to tho houso threo-fourth of a mile distant whoro tho limb was bound to retard circulation of tho poUon. Dr. Gordon was summoned, and whllo ho was of Uio opinion that Uio fangs had not penetrated tho log sufficiently to loavo much poison, ho procoeded with tho approved mothod of treating snako bltos. At noon he expressed tho bollof that although Burklund was slightly ill from tho effects of what ho had boon through, ho would got along nil right. Tho snako was killed by tho boys at tho farm and found to bo a husky spe cimen with numerous rnttlb. Suther land Froo Lance. :o::- Hcrshoy Times Kerns MIssos Mario and Luclllo Martini, of North Platto aro visiting tholr sls tor, Mrs. F. A. Rasmusson, today. E. P. Sooborgor and P. L. Moonoy, of North Platto, attonded tho semi annual mooting of tho board of direc tors of tho Bank of Lincoln County, Tusoday. Construction has boon atnrtod on tho two largo rockor boot dumps by tho Groat Wostorn Sugar Co., ono nt O'Fallons and ono at Sarbon. Gub Iloldt, chief agriculturist for tho com pany, was through this territory tho first of tho weok. Paul Martin joined Company E at Nortli Platto last weok. Paul Is only 1G but Is about C feot tall, so what ho lacks In width ho makes up for in hoighth. Examination nlso provod that thoro is at least ono of Undo Sam's soldiers with his heart on the' right sido. An x-ray oxamlnatiou , showed Paul's hoart to bo in thoVight in placo of his left breast. Tho samo peculiarity oxlsts with an aunt of . Paul'B ovor In Iowa. Howovor, doBplto his youth, Paul will measure up with tho best of Undo Sam's dofondors. :o: : Tho room in tho Brodbock building vacated by tho Ponnoy 'Co. Is being fitted up preparatory to occupancy by tho McVlckor mllllnory shop and tho Wnrrlngton art storo. Win. Sowlos, of tho county treasur er's office Is in Lincoln visiting his fathor-ln-law, E A. Cushlng, for merly of Somorsot, who loaves short ly for California to mako his homo. At tho request of tho board of di rectors of tho Platto Valloy Ditch Co. a meeting of tho land ownors undor tho ditch was hold at tho hood of tho ditch July 27th to expross tholr opin ion as to whothor thoy wantod tho thirty-four foot of tho comont dam and scouring gatos ropalred.- Elghtoon wator users woro 'prosont and thoy ox. pressed tho dosiro to havo tho work dono. Tho board will havo a skotch of tho plans on exhibition at a moot ing to bo hold at tho Lincoln County Bank (building njt Irorshoy August 7th, whoro tho plans can bo vlowod by tho tax payors and suggestions mado. Tho dales of Chautauqua season tickets woro not quito sufficlont to mako good tho guarantee of $1,400, nnd tho llfty-ono mon who stood back of tho gunranteo oach purchased an additional ticket to mako up tho deil cit. For tho coming yoar tho Chart tauqua managor Is now attempting to socuro 100 porsons to stnnd back of tho guarantoo, each virtually agroolng to stand rosponslblo for tho salo of six Bcason tickots. Up to yostorday tho managor had socurod twonty of tho uoodod ono hundred. A majority of tho mon who for sovoral yoarB have financially backod tho Chautnuua will lay off" next year and let othors hold tho sack if such Is nocossary. : :o: :- l'OIt YOUJt AUTO SERVICE Call 125 for Taxi day or night. Also flvo or seven pnasongor oar for funeral service. MOGENSEN-LOUDEN AUTO CO-, Chandler & Eicar Agoncy, Cornor Eighth and Locust Sts. LOCAL AND PERSONAL. For Snlo Improvod Jewel gasoltno range, choap. Phono Black 576. 1 A. W. Plumor rfpent tho groator part of last weok in Grand Island and Kearney on buslnoss. Miss Vada Tannahlll will loavo In a short tlmo for Colorado points to Bpond A couplo of weeks. Mrs. Maurlco Guilliamo pleasantly ontortnlnod tho Et-a-VIrp club Wed nosdny nltornoon at a konsington. Mrs. E. M. Sonrlo, Jr and daugh tor, of Ognlalla, aro horo this wook to attond Chautauqua and visit frlonds. Don't fnll to soo our window with tho 19c Dross Goods. E. T. TIIAMP & SONS. Miss Bcsslo Smith, who has boon visiting hor brothor In Michigan for somo tlmo, is oxpectod to roturn homo this wook. Miss Irene Frloburg, of Donvor, for. morly of this city, who camo horo ro contly to tnko medical troatmont, Is greatly improvod. A number of improvomonts aro be ing mndo on tho grounds of tho North Platto Floral Co., and among "them is a now and up to dato grocn house. Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Hoagland and chlldron and Mr. and Mrs. Elmor Coates nnd chlldron roturned Wed nesday ovenlng from an auto trip to Estos Park. All tho wash goods In ouir dry goods section now at aftor tho season prices. Wonderful vnluos at 12Vc, 15c, 18c and 23c; you must soo them nt Tho Loador Morcantllo Co.'s. Good balod hay sold yostorday at $12 por ton on track, a prlco that brings tho growor a fairly good profit. Tho marketing of hay Is not yot very hoavy, although ono firm has boon shipping out an avorngo of ono car a day for two wooka Past- Sheriff Salisbury was called to Hor- ahoy yostorday to Bcttlo tho domostlc troublo of a Moxican whoso wifo had loft him and takon up hor abodo wlth nnoinor Aioxicun who una moro win ning ways. Tho Bhorlff mendod tho fractured domestic rotations. W. T. Aldon, accompanied by his son who llvos in Grand Island, his daughtor llolon, Doris Slobort and a young man from Chicago, ,loft this morning for Glen Eyro, Col., on a fishing trip. Eurouto homo thoy will spond a day or two la Estos Park. Loypoldt & Pennington bought 400 hushols of corn of farmors yestorday for which thoy paid $2.05 por bushel. Slnco tho first of Juno this firm haa purchasod and shippod out 72,000 buflhols of corn, for which thoy paid an avorago prlco of $1.75 por bushel. A collision botwoon a motorcycle rlddon by Itobort Falk and a car driven by Miss Mario Bowcn ocourrcj noar tho Chautauqua grounds Wodnosday ovonlng in which Falk was rathor badly brulsod. Tho collision occurred through Miss Bowon turning to oscapo a car which was backing out of tho ditch. Dodge Brothers Motor Cars do STAND-UP They arc also very economical on gas, oil and tires. An early order is your only protection in getting one of these honestly built cars. J. V. Romigh, DEALER. Run Your Car on a Tire without flaw, or blemish, A batch or plug on a tfro Is nolthor sightly or offlciont If your tiro has boon dam aged send it whoro it will bo vulcan izod, tho only right way of repairing. And It will not give you any furthar troublo. Vulcanizing merges tho damaged odgos togothor so that tho mondod part Is really stronger thou tho tiro itself. NORTH PLATTE VULC. CO. (D. M. BROOKS, Prop.) Across street oast of Post Office.