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ran- THIRTY-FIFTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEB., AUGUST 12, 1919. No. 61 BOAKD BUI'S LAND 10K . FUTURE SCHOOL BUILDING lMtiaiABV ELECTION "WILL BE HELD SEl'TEMBEU lGlh At ii meeting of the board of educa tion last night a block of land In the now H. & S. Addition was purchased for the site of a future school building. Thin tract lies directly HoutJi of the J. O. Deeler residence, and the price to bo paid tho II, & S. Agency is S4,2o0, which sum is considerably leas than tho price which has boon placol upon other blocks in this latest addition to North Platte. Couce&slons were made by tho H. & S. Agency In older to se cure the location of tho building in tho addition. Tho location as viewed from tho noeds of tho school population is just right. Additional school accommodations are badly needed, and a building In this particular section became a neces sity. Tho proposed building wlll probably bo erected next yoar. ::o:: To the Public. I havo returned to North Platte and will contlnuo my work as painter and pa oor hanger. Your order for work will bo promptly executed in a manner that will give satisfaction. Phono Black 570. 61-2 , H. H. LANDGRAF. : :o: : We still havo a'iew of tyie $8.00 and $10.00 ruby rings wo advertised last week. Dixon, tho jeweler. Mra. .T rt PntArqnn nnrf Ron will leav5 fills ovo'nlng for a visit in the eastern part of tho state. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Graves are spend ing thies week in town whilo onroute east from Denver. Three candidates for dologates to tho constitutional convention, have filed their petitions with the count; clerk, namely, w. V. noagiana ana .1. U. Heeler, of this city, and win. Ebright, who lives flvo milas south west bf town. Hhlle the delegates are supposed to bo l'on-polltlcal, Hoagland is a woll known republican, Beeler equally woll known as a democrat and Ebright is a non-nartisan leacuer. and tho can didates will therefore draw their sup port trom their respective organiza tions. Tho law provides that when there nro threo or m6ro candldater in a represontaltvo district, a primary election shall be held, and therefore as this county is a district by Itself, a primary election will bo held Septem ber ICth. Had there been buftvr candidates a primary election would not havo been necessary. ::o:: Eyesight Specialists, II. Dixon & Son. Mrs. Harry Murrln and daughter Harriot left today for omaua, wnoro they will vlBlt friends lor several uays Genl. Supt Hammill, who had been spending a couple of weeks in the wesc, arrived last night and v ill re main here for a day or two looking afte.- Union Pacific affairs. Mr. Ham mill reports freight traffic on the Un ion Pacific about as heavy as in Aug ust of last year. Fruit shipments are especially heavy at this time. MAY ATTEMPT TO BOOT OUT OTHElt DEALERS ARRANGEMENTS FOB COUNTY FAIR PHOGRESS1NG BU'IDLY It Is now a known fact that the Standard Oil Co. was tho purchaser of tho former, Neville lot at tho corner of Sixth and Locust, and it Is furthor known that tho company will install a gasoline filling station on tho site. Gasoline dealers in town now predict that tho Standard Co. will retail gaso- and the attractions lino at tank prices, that is, tho com-j Etaprd. pany will chargo tho auto owner w' H. G. Moore, from the cast, ha? booh patronizes tho filling station tho samo ( nppc tntod field director, and will look prico now charged tho retail dcalors . aftrtr procuring tho exhibits for tho in quantity, lots. This means that the1 agricultural dlspluy, which undoubted Standard filling station will undor-j ly will surpass In numbors tbosu of Tha annual Lincoln County Fair wh'oh is to bo hold In North Plntto Soptembor 24-5-0-7, will from nil in dications bo tho largest and most suc cos ful thtit has been hold o far, largely bocnuso of tho the prosperous agricultural conditions of the county that aro to bo Reliability. For permanent satisfaction you must look not only for reliability in the car, but also into the re liability of the dealer from whom you biiy. Reliability of car and dealer are usually associated- i We appreciate our obligation- tOithe public of North Platte". We market cars that have a national reputations for reliability. To this we add our strong desire backed by the proper facilities to insure owners such satisfactory performance as to deserve our reputation of reliability. Dodge Brothers AND Chandler Cars J, 'Service for Our Owners' North Platte.Neb. Phone 844. Cor. 6th and Locust the past, becauso of tho wonderful success that tho farmers have had with their crops. Tom Andrews,, of Cambridge, who is ronsldoml one ot tho best judges sell tho other retail dcalora from threo to five cents a gallon. In putting in this filling station tho Standard Co. is simply carrying out its plans formed many years ago, namely, that when opposition bo- of animals In tho stato, is la chnrgo comer strong, root it out if possible. tof tup display of cattle, hordes and Tho competitor to tho Standard Co. ' bono, (ind the doto of tho fnl; luut boon In North Platto is tho National Re-! so r.rranged that all live stoc'f howii fining Co., tho makers of tho White hero can bo shipped from one neigh Rose gasoline. That auto owners i borla fair to unothor, whether it pro consider tho White Rose suporlor tocee(L- or follows the Lincoln county tho Standard Co. mako Is evidenced fair. by the growth of tho demand for the gasoline made by tho National Co. Last month tho National Co. handled thlr Ioitc and nutomobilo racing nro to bo tho main amusements. Word has been received from a largo number of ty-stx thousand gallons nt tho North rc'- horso owners signifying their in Plnitn nlnnt.. iiinnv.mnnt tiinnanorta r.f tontlon to enter their runners, trot gallons than tho Standard sold. That,019 nnd pacers for the contests, some tho National Co. was Kraduallv cot- twin being among tho fastest horses .1 1 . . , .... . . 'I.. I-.. liiib u u'hu over me manuaru became 111 U1U mum. of course, known to tho latter com- onirics for tho auto racer, huvo been pany several months niro nnH tr 'coming in for tho past several woeks checkmate 'this lead, tho purchase of . frox' racers living In tho nearly states. tno Neville lot and tho establishment' wuue a numuor or wen Known drivers of a filling station followed. I liaVo signed contracts to enter tholr There may. or mav not. be nnntimr cars in tho different events. act thrown on tho screen: it denonds ni3 track liaa b00'1 completely upon wnetnor the National Co. will i P'oca up aim now is ooing nmooiuca protect the local dealers who have anu "10 curves naniccu to a higher ac- been buying its gasoline by furnishing 1 &ree 80 tImt wltu tllQ number and them tho fluid at a wimlesnlo nri qhatactor of drivers, thoro will un- which will onablo them to meet tho ! doubtcdly bo some of tho fastu't rac- retau prlco of the Standard If soinB pier witnessed in uio state, witn then wo may havo a war on gasoline i Perhaps a number of records brokon. prices; in which event we will all I 0up ot tuo leading aviators of the buy underground tanks ana lilt timm., country has signed a contract to ap ::o:: pear aauy, giving nignts and per- Output of 3I1II Increased. forming arial acrobatics during the Tho North Platto Flour MHla has four days added another man to tho office force,! Taking all things Into consideration unarms iierK, lormerly of tho I.ierk-, 1110 mir 01 1JVJ "'Hi excou any pro- C -J 1 1 ft m. . .... I ..J..1.. 1. 1 .1 ' ouiKiuu u. me ousiness or tuts firm uuw. has grown to an extent that hnu made I it impossible for the old force to give i Notice to Water Consumers. tne time and attention that the busl-! B'jgming Monday morning. August ueaa ct ino city useit deserves. Mr. 18th, nil parties delinquent on water Llerk will have charge of tho citv rent will bo shut oc unload Rnttnfnn. business and will push tho local sales tory arrangements for payment aro of Cow Brand products. mado before our employes reach them. Th3 North Platto mill was opened Do, net wait until the man la ready to undr the present management two shut off tho water nnd then nttnmnt years ago with a capacity of 150 bar-'to pay him tlio water bill a8 thoy havo rels of flour dally and this summer I orders to accept no monoy. All bills ar this capacity has been increased to 200 payablo at tho water office, and if barrels dally to handle their Increased , you havo any complaints to maJco, business. They grind one thousand mako tlmm in tho Wntw nm vn bushels ot wheat every day and are ask courteous trnatmnnt. for tlm mm putting North Platte back on the map J who shut off tho water. It is not their as a milling point. fault nnd thoy aro only dolnir whnt wo Mr. Carroll wll continue to hnndlo; hnvo told them to do. If vou feo 1 like FOOD ADMINISTRATORS RECALLED FOR SKUVICU tho out of town sales and Mr. Lierk will have charge of tho city. : :o: : C. F. Temple left this morning on a business trip to McGrow on tho north 61-2 river branch, expecting to be absent until Thursday, night. '.m. f. ij.uiiu la vAi,cub(;u uuuiu I il.ln ......1.. e Til. if. t . . i t , ' vuio tvemuB iium i-iijuvaipuia, wnere scolding, call up tho water office, as wo are tho ones responsible for tho water being shut off. HERSHBY S. WELCH, Water Commissioner. Yesterday thn fpdnrnl trriVdrntiinnf started out to ascertain how much of tho high cost of living Is duo to ox C0S8iV0 nroflts. bv rtnilnr!. nmt In order to gain this Information all stat4 food administrators who worked dur ing the war havo boon asked to recall Into servlco tho men who thoy had appointed as county administrators. During tho HooVor food administra tion E. R. Goodman was county ad ministrator and it Is probable that ho will bo notified of his recall to ser vice nnd directed to ninkn n t1inrniir.1i and comploto examination into tho pricoo charged by tho retail dcalors in Lincoln county, and to report, cases wnoro tno proiits seem excessive. Mr. Goodman will havo authority tc ap point fair prlco committoos and thoso committees will mako tho nnmn in quiries and havo tho samo power n am committees under tho Hocvor ad ministration. ::o:: A boy baby was born yesterday tn Mr. and Mrs. Harry Homnblll. Mntlinr and son aro roported to bo dolnir nlr ly. Tho vestry, of tho Episcopal church havo decided to stucco the church building, roroot and make other improvements. Mm. Olaudo Williams returned to her homo in Cozad Sunday after spending tho week with her sister Mrs. Chns. Mutchlo. H. A. Brooks wont to Denver Fri day whoro ho will Join Mrs. Brooks and the children and snond a counlo of weeks in tho' mountains. Mrs. Howard MeMiclinolnnd . chil dren lcavo tho latter part of this weok on an auto trln to the past nnrf nf tlm tetate, whoro they will visit friends. On account of the Chautaunua Mm mooting of tho Public Welfare Associ ation to havo been hold this evening has been postponed until Monday ev ening oi noxt wocic. mo uoyii woigiiDors will fold a regular meeting at tho K. P hall to morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. A good nttendanco isvsxpected ac a class or candidates aro to bo Initiated. E. Brock, wlfo and baby, of Hustings were in tho city Saturday the guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Gamble Mr. Brock and family wero enrouto to Curtis, Storling nnd other points west. Tho Nebraska rural mall carriers, in convention at Kearney Rsturday passed a resolution In which they ox- press tliomsolvos as dlssatlsflei with tho pay which they aro receiving. Tho men want a minimum of $1,500 per year and tho government furnish and koop up transportation equipment. Thoy now recolvo a maximum of $1500 and from this sum must keep up their vehicles. As most of tho men mo both horse nnd cart, as well as auto, this brings tholr actual earnings below $1,000. LOCAL RU1' A RIG TRACT OF LAND Tho holdings of tho Rosedalo Cattlo Co, lying nortwest ot tho cltyv con sisting of 9,434 acros of deeded land and a school land lcaso on 640 acres, has boon sold to flvo buslnos men of tho city ror a consideration of t-cvonty thousand dollars. All but two soc tlous of this land is in a compact body, and thoro are about fifteen hun dred acres of lovol land that can ho tarmcd. Tho land was sold under a contract which oxpires after March 1st and tho local parties mado tho purchaso for spoculativo purposes. Tho sale was mado through O. H. Thoelccko as agent for tho Roseday company. EVELYN NESBITj IN "Thou Shalt Not" Tricked by fal&c love she learns the hollowness of Christian charity in some pretended righteous people. Keith Theatre Wednesday & Thursday. J'nV Grocery Now Open. Tho East End Grocery, at 709 oast she has been visiting relatives for the'Four,h street on the Lincoln High past six weeks. I way is now oncn for business. A L.:;o:: now, rrcsh stock of groceries and Tire ir. x z " Afipvrv candy in your immediate locality, Opons their Farm nnd Ranch Dept.' M"6 the problem of an exponsivo on September 1st with an exclusive ?,c,1:vcy aem- ,Your patronago so- niaiiager in thnt department. I' yon ,lu"eu- uau ium wrry' UIV,J " " " melt Gl-2 ::o:: mint to soil or buy a farm or ace us. H. & S. AGENCY, Ernest Riucker is spendinc this week jsrotiuccK uiiig aorth Platte, a eh. in Minataro and Bayard on business i. i. &J.UUT, iHniiagcr, for tho Minnesota Mutual Life Insur- J arm Dept. ci-G anco Co, CITY LIGHTING PLANTS AND TOWNS Built from the ground up. Electric Supplies and Lighting Fixtures. THE PARKER ELECTRIC CO. Phono 517. North Platto, Neb. 510 Loc usr S ROBERTSON-COLE THE WORLD'S GREATEST CIRCUS The Greatest, Most Magnificent, Unequalled, Unparalled, Gorgeous 5 BIG TRAINS 5 NO 5 BIG REELS 5 See THE AERIAL WONDERS fc 1 in Death-Defying Stunts. HERMANS PERFORMING ELEPHANTS HLE. HOOP-LA The Daring and Incomparable Bare-Back Rider. THE BIG SIDE SHOW The Bearded Lady. 9 The Acrobats. The Animals. See Them All. See them All. See them All in with BILLIE RHOADS. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12 and 13. Two Days Only. 2 performance Daily. Evening 8 and 9 P. M. ADMISSION 10c and 25c. SUN THEATRE DOROTHY G1SH IN "Nugget Nell" She "didn't have a single thing to wear!" except her shooting cloth es. But Nell had nerve andjtwo big guns and well watch her collect gladrags from gasping, ladies' jight, . oh the street! The latest in'gettiri a new Fall Word robe. ' Crystal Thursday and Friday. MITCHELL LEWIS in a gripping, thrilling story of the North Woods. "Jacques of the Silver Woods" She was married to a fugitive of the law; she loved a man from the states and a Canuck worshipped her. See the outcome. Crystal-Tonight and Tomorrow. Bilk. s Paraylsisan extreme Form of Weak ness that Chiropractic Helps Health Talk No. 17 by DRS. STATES THE CHIROPRACTORS Health by one dofmition Is the reverse of paralysis. When the brain wills an action tho nerves carry it out. When tho nerve that runs that part of the body is completely shut off by pressure at tho spine wo have pararysis. Disease In 95 per cent of all cases is some form of nervo pressure, or partial paralysis. Tho stomacn which is weak Is not get ting a full supply of nervo energy due to pressure upon stomach nerves at tho back bone. If that pressure became 100 per cent there would bo stomach paralysis. Whon by spinal adjustments a nerve Is mado 100 per cent free then activity is complete and per fect. Only abuse can prevent health. FREE Call for a free consul tation. Your questions and Inter est arc welcome. DRS. STATES & STATES Tho P. S. C. Chiropractors. Building and Lonn Building North Tlattc, - a -. Nebraska. l'nrnlyzcd By An Accident Now "Well" "In July, 1913, I was injured In wreck on tho Erlo Railroad. Nino months aftot ward I caught tho physician examining mo, pulling a pin out of my arm. He pro nounced it paralysis and aftor a tlmo said ho had dono all ho could. It required two hours and fifteen minutes to tako tho first trip from my hpmo to tho chiro practor. In . two woeks I was doing it in 35 minutes. In (four weeks was working." Sworn Statement Ask About Cuso No. U5.