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ujibwtt THIRTY-FIFTH YEAR.' NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JULY ,18, 1919. 'ftp. Si MRS. ItAY WELHOIIN TAKES A SHOT AT A HUKGLAR SELECT CAMP FOR THE MOTOH TRANSPORT CORPS. A would-be burglar owes lits life lo i little rfervousness on the part of Mrs. Ray Welborn, whose homo la ut 315 west Second, when he attempted to ontor tho house house early Tues day morning through a window he had opened, and by reason of tho norvous nesB of tho otherwise plucky woina, the bullet sho flred from the revolver wont wldo of Its mark. However she shot to hit, and It Is perhaps unfor tunate that she did not at least wound the, man who attempted to Invade hor home for the purpose of carrying away whatever might suit his fancy. Mr. Welborn Is an engineer and at tho time of the attempted burglary! was out on the road. Through the many housebreakings which havo oc-l curred. Mr. Welborn was aroused to a Bense of protection for his wife! during his absence, and had perfect-! cd a system of burglar alarms. It was through this alarm that Mrs. Welborn was awakened about four o clock, and grasping a revolver she went forth to meet tho Invader. As she looked Into an adjoining room sho discerned tho form of a man in the act of crawling through a window. She raised the re volver and flred, but the shot went a mlss, and tho man dropped back to tho ground and beat a hasty retreat. ::o:: The Gregg Shorthand has been adopted by the board of education for uso in the beginning classes during tho coming year' and in all classes af ter this year. The class which start ed in the Pitman system will be con tinued, the coming year so that all students may finish the course without loss. The Gregg system is said to be a little easier to learn and equally as efficient as tho Pitman. Mrs. Robeson N lias qualified as a teacher of Gregg and "will carry the classes in both systems.- This department of tho High School has made a good record and the high standard will be maintained Tiy this change. Before taking your long planned auto trip you ought to come In and select either a khaki Suit, dress skirt or middy Just the thing to wear for 'road travel. BLOCK'S- the Women's Store of tho town., Tho local camp of Royal Neighbors ontertained members of the Maxwell -camp at the city park Wednesday ev ening, and a delightful time was had. Airs. Kidder, deputy organizer, was present and delivered an address that was well received. The most wonderful bungalow apron bargain In tho city, on sale at, 95c by J. no leuuer luurciiuuiu uu., ' Miss Ruby j'McMichael entertained sixteen young people at a "kid" party. The guests were costumed as children and spent the evening playing chll drn's games. E. F. Seebergor, president of tho Red Cross, .lias secured tho city nark as a camp ground for the annyjtrans port corps which Is expected to reach North Platte August flrst and remain over Sunday. Tho corps includes about sixty vohlcles of various kinds and about 250 men, and therefore quite a big tract of ground is re quired for parking the cars and erecting tho touts. A committee will bo appointed to drive east to Gothenburg or somo oth er point to meet the transport and to extend a welcome from tho people of North Platte. The visitors will bo entertained at a ball gamo Sunday afternoon be tween tho North Platte and Grand Is land teams The Red Cross canteen will be thrown open to these army men, and they will bo served with lunches of they so desire and given the use of the piano and other accessories. :o: : MILLION AND A HALF BUSHELS OF VII FAT It 13 estimated, will be shipped from Chappell, Nebraska, this fall. Now Is the time to buy some flno table-land In Deuell county now, before the lo cal farmers get their wheat money. Prevailing prlcoa are $G5 to $7i per acre unimproved- and $75 to $S( with improvements. Now Is the time to buy. J. K. POST, McCabe Hotel. Reference, First National Bank, Chap- It I, Neb. ::o:: Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Bird, of Stanley, la., are guests at the Hugh Bird resi dence while enrouto home from North western Montana where they visited a on. Mr. Bird says that part of Mon tana Is dry as a bone and cattle must be shipped out because of lack of pasture. While there he heard that one ranchman had sold 400 head of horses at a dollar a head. By reason of no snow falling In the mountains last winter all streams are practically dry. Just received large shipment of new new dainty cool summer street dress es In either dark or light color voil.es; .beautiful styles and paternst' all on display and sale at BLOCK'S. The board of education has engaged Mr. Glenn C. Mincer, of Kearney, as athletic Instructor for trie coming Echool year. Mr. Mincer will have charge of the boys' gymnasium clasS' es, the basket ball and. the spring ath' letlcs. He will also teach somo class. es In the Junior, High School. He, re Solved his training at the Kearney State Normal and Bellevue College. and comes well recommended. Voile and gingham dresses on sale at 20 per cent discount; all the latest styles. E. T. Tramp & Sons. PARIS GREEN Why do without it when Gummere Dent still have a ton on hand at the best prices in the county. We realized the need of it in plenty of time to be prepared to furnish it, and at prices which were set before the scarcity became so great. 1-2 Ibr 40c 1 lb ..;.' 75c 8 lbs, per pound 70c 14 lbs, per pound ,. . . v. ... . . 65c 28 lbs,, per pound 60c 100 lbs, per pound 57c GET IT AT Gummere-Dent Drag Co. NORTH PLATTE, NEB. PHONE 5. Or with the Farmer's Co-Operative Association at Hershey. IjOGAL AND PERSONAL Mrs. W. T. Prltchard and two sons 111 leave tonight for Minneapolis for visit with hor sjster. Now is your time to buy a good georgette waist at 20 per cent dis count; in all shades. E. T. Tramp & Sons. Mrs. Belle Miller and daughter Miss Ruth, left this morning for Omaha af ter a month's visit hero at the home of F. L. Mooney. Mrs, Harriot Hoagland- of Lincoln, arrived Wednesday for a short visit with hor cousin while enroute to Kim ball whore sho will bo a guest at tho home of Senator Busbee. Miss Emma Rudat, an armyi nurse who had been in Franco for about n year, has been a guest nt tho Albert Haspel homo for several days. She has but recently returned from over seas service. White wash Bklrts In best qunllty non-shrlnkable gabardine, made up to tho minute in style, all sizes, and pos itively the best and largest assort ment In tho city to choose from; all on salo at BLOCK'S. Sergeant Ethan McFarland, who hnd been In servlco twenty-six month In the aviation corps, and moro than a year overseas, arrived in town this week, having received his dlschnrgc. He is a grandson of R. McFarland. Mr. and Mrs. Art McMullen returned Wednesday from Estes Park. They re port tho park to bo so popular this year that they wero unable to secure sleeping quarters of any kind and were obliged to camp out. J. P. Burrow9, who was up from Walker -precinct yesterday, said that farmers in that section of the county had about finished cutting wheat. It Is anticipated that winter wheat will average about twenty bushels to the acre. Mr. and Mrs. P.- M. Sorenson receiv ed word yesterday that their son Har vey had landed nt Newport News from overseas service. Ho will bo sent to Camp Dodge for demobilization and will probably reach homo somo time next week. Mrs. James Ware, accompanied by Mrs.Paxton Ware, left this morning for Blair where tho former goes to pack her household goods for re moval to this city, having leased an apartment In the Reynolds Terrace. Mrs. Ware will return in abou: ten days. . Miss Harriet Templln, of Madison, Kefc., 1-ub uccepted a place ns teacher lii-tha. local schools. She will nave work m the Junior High School next year. Juiss Tempnn nas taugnt in tno Ji-nior High School at Madison for several years and has acted as prin cipal for two years. Her parents re. cently moved to North Platte and sho will make her homo with them. Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Spurrier, of Nichols, left by auto yesterday for Idaho Springs, Col., and at I'otter will bo iolned by Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Jones, of Hershey, who wjll Journey by, car to the same place. They will spend the remainder or the summer In Colorado. Next fall Mr. and Mrs Spurrier expect to go to Long Beach, Calif., to make their future homo. ::u:: Ynrslty Glco Singers' The Harmonious Four Malo Quar tot from Doane College on coast to coast tour. Prof. Thomas Kolley, of Omaha, says It Is the best male quar tet he has heard In years. If you like Hawaiian music, banjo, jazz music and spirited readings, come tc tho Methodist church Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. Admission, adults 35c, children 25c. TWO (i00 HALL GAMGS LAST KVKMNG BUSINESS NECESSITIES DEMAND NEW COURT 1I0DSE Tlie Episcopal ball team defeated tho Catholic team at the city park lastcvenlng by a scoro of olovon to three. Sev-n inntnrs wore play'tl nnd up to tho beginning of tho final Inning the. game was as good as one could wish to see, tho scoro standing four to three In favor of tho Episcopals. In the Inst Inning, however, tho latter team Indulged In a swntfest and tneso hits, abetted by errors, was responsi ble for seven runs. Guy Swone nnd Claronco Day was tho battery for tho Episcopal team and Joo Itauch nnd Tom Haggerty for tho Catholics. In cluded In both teams nro son' old tlmo ball players who hnvo not for gotten how to play the game. A hun dred or moro spectators wero present. Playing In the Episcopal team waB Allen Lawhead, a twolvo yea old boy who stood up boforo Pitcher Itauch, batted tho ball with a ven geance and made a couplo of scores. Following tho Episcopal-Catholic gamo- the Methodists nnd Lutherans put on a five inning contest tlint was a hummer, the Methodists winning by a scon of two to one, and In which all throe runs wero earned. Tho battery for the Methodists was Plttman and Adams and Johnson and Sandail for the Lutherans. In this gumo Louis Johnson, In sliding to second, dislo cated a knee, and Sandail was hit in tho eyo by a thown ball. This lat ter game was fully as good as tho first nnd demonstrated that from tho church league could bo selected a team tlint could break oven with tho regular team. ::o:: KlkH Will Hold Picnic. Members of the B. P. O. Elks and their wives and families and ladles will hold a picnic at the state farm next Thursday evening July ?4th. Attendants will furnish their own din ners, but the committee will serve freo Ice cream nnd lemonade A dance pavilion "will be' erected, good music will be In atendance and a program of athletic sports Is, being arranged. The committee hopes that alKElks will Join in this outing. It Is requested that all reach thp ptulc grounds not -later than seven o'clock. League Picnic. Farmer Non-Partlsan League picnic at Griffith's grovo at south, approach of Maxwell bridge, Friday, July 25th, 1919, Walter Thomas Mills, of inter national reputation, Will speak at 2 p. mM on "The"' Laws in Operation In North Dakota." :fjvs tneso laws are very, Important to- Lincoln 'county1 and Nebraska, be sure to attend tins meeting. Bring your baskets well filled with good eats and enjoy your self. All welcome. S. M. SOUDER T. F. HEALEY Liberty Land Company Office Over Rexall Drug Store. Choice Form Land in Lincoln and adjoining Count its. Also some good Ranches. Houses and Lots in all parts of North Platte. Look for th Big l su. AT THE SUN FRIDAY, JULY 18. "Thats Good" STARRING Hale Hamilton ALSO Arbuckle Comedy. Saturday, July 19. Louise Glaum IN "The Goddness of Lost Lake" AND Billy West IN "The Bandmaster" MATINEE vl:45 Business necessities demand a now court house. Tho prldo of the citizens demand that this shall bo a flno. sub stantial building. The buslncs sense of tho citizens say It shall bo modern, up to date, and largo enough for tho business of fifty years honco. It Is u plain buslnes proposition. To use this as a whip with which to square off somo feud would bo n mis take. To hit back Is pleasurable, but foolish whon tho rebound has greater forco than tho Milt. Tho county needs tho court houso and should have It now. If wo must whack North Platto a fewand I think wo should, else sho will get too puffed up for her own good let's Hnd aomo'SbUier weapon. Tho COUNTY NEEDS tho court house. V. P. SNYDER', Supt Ex. Sub-Station. , CHHISTIAN 'MULE SCHOOL Corner Third nnd Vino Streets. Tills school holds tho record for last year In tho attendnnco of mon over all tho schools in tho city, and wo want to boo that this attendance Is main tained in this contest against the SUMMER SLUM1' Noxt Sunday, 9:45. Is a great Men nnd Boys' Day We can't win over tho women nnd girls so enslly as we did over tho other Sunday' schools; so It's up to each mnn and boy to bo outho Job. Men and boys nro Invited to drop In nnd visit with us. PRESS COM. Dr. Dent Goes to Rochester. I ?' Dr. Goo. B. Dent loft laft nlghUfor.? Rochester, Minn., to bo present at' Ills' operation which will be performed up on T. C. Patterson Immediately follow ing Dr. Dent's arrival. It Is Mr. Pat terson's dostrc that Dr. Dent bo .pres ent, and such arangomonts wero niadq, when Mr. Patdrson loft for Roclios)o nearly two months ago. Since tfglnjj thero ho has been given troatmoiiOo. get his system la proper candltloiTlor tho operation. Just arrived, tho latest creations la children's dresses, ranging In slzo from. 2 years up at a romarkablo low prlco. E. T. Tramp & Sons. v ::o:: For Snlo My resldenco property at 523 west Second ' street, also proporty at 210 west First street. Inquiro of Ralph Smith, 523 west Second street. 54-2 ; tOt Mrs. Win. Owens left last night to spend tho week end with friends In Omaha. KEITH, TONIGHT ALBERT ItAY and ELINOR FAIR in "Words and Music" ' an interesting case of striking ths lyre. THE SENNETT. COMEDY 'Rip and Stitch Tailors' a comedy V that will make' a blind ' man laugh. Dr. W. T. Pritchard returned this morning from Omaha where he at tended tho convention of tho Missouri Valley Veterinarian Association. Mrs. J. F. Clabaugh was hostess at the meeting of the Indian Card Club Wednesday afternoon. tto:: 1)K. E. W. FETTER iVnnounces his dlschargo from tho military servlco and return to prl vato practice. Offices ovor Rexall Drug Store. Phonest Office 382, residence G34. North Platte, Neb. KEITH THEATRE, MONDAY. D. W. GRIFFITH'S "A Romance of Happy Valley" A page from the book of life. With Lillian Gish and Robert Harron. Crystal Theatre, Saturday and Monday. TOM MOORE in - "A MAN AND HIS MONEY" How would you like to be the dogs' valet to win the girl you love But adventures are many when love is young. Comedy, Tonight and Saturday THE SUNSHINE, ROARING LIONS AND WEDDING BELLS. j4 THE UNIVERSAL CAR Farmers Take Notice New Ford Truck With Pneumatic Tires will haul your Grain only $550.00 F. 0. B. Detrdit. It will do the work of the large truck, will save you in First Cost, License and Taxes. Orders will be filled as received. Hendy-Og Auto Co?