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can SE3 TUESDAY and ntlDAY THIRTY-EIGHTH YEAR NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, DECEMBER 26, 1922. - ' -. No. 101 mwxat c i v ILL BUILD NEEDED RETAIL STORE ROOMS LOCAL HEAL ESTATE MEN WILL BUILD STOKES TO SUIT TENANTS Bratt, Goodman & Buckley announc ed lato Saturday night that thoy have acquired Lot 3, block 113 and will build on that lot and tho corner lot adjoining in tlio spring. They have owned tho corner lot for somo time so their holdings thero is just a quar ter of a block.. This is at tho south cast corner of Sixth and Pino streets, just across tho street from tho Lloyd opera houso.Tho plat gives 152 feet on sixth street and tho same frontngo on pine street. Thoy havo not decided whether thoy will build ono or two stories but in any event tho walls will bo built strong enough In the first story to hold a second story. "When seen Saturday night Mr. B. It. Good man of tho firm said "Wo believe tho only direction for tho retail sec tion of this city to expand is eastward. There is no barrier there to provent its going in that direction. "Wo will build tho. new building with the idea of its being used for retail purposes and we will build to suit tenants." It is expected to start work in the early spring. -:o:- LOCAL AM) PERSONAL Mrs. Goo. Newman spent yesterday Sn Choyonne with friends. A daughter was born to Mr. and Sirs. R. L. Cochran yesterday. Joo Solomon of Maxwell was a busi ness visitor jn tho city Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mahan spent yesterday in Kearney with relatives. Mrs. Fay Brower of Hershey visit ed in tho city with friends yesterday. Mrs. J. K. Eshiemen of Hershey vis ited in the city with frI6nds yester day. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Eshlerhen of Her shey spent yestorday in tho city visit ing with friends. Mrs. J. F. Fredricl and .children spent Christmas in Boulder, Ipolo. vi siting with relatives. Miss Nina Elder loft this morning for Oshkosh where she will attend tho wedding of a friend. Misses Helen and Ethel Souser and Cora Todd spent yesterday in Clarks, Nebr. with relatives. Donald O'Brien left Saturday for Woodrivor, Nebr. where ho spent Christmas with friends. Mrs. C. W. Roams returned yester day from Sidney after visiting with relatives for several days. J. O. Moore and family spent yester day In Ilorshoy at tho home of tho former's parents Mr. and Mrs. J. M, Moore. Miss Marian Richards returned Sat urday evening from Lexington to spend Christmas with her parents Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Richards. f Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith and dau ghter of Akron, Ohio arc guests at tho homo of tho former's parents Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Smith. Miss Wllma Coatos who attends tho University at Lincoln is spending tho holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Coatos. Theodoro Payno who attonds tho Uni versity at Lincoln is spending tho holi days in tho city with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Payno. Miss Helen Smith from tho Univer sity of Nebraska Is spondlng tho holi days in tho city with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Smith. Mrs. Hoyt Smithors and daughter of Kearney arrived Thursday ovenlng to spend tho holidays in tho city at tho James Smlthers homo. Chas. Hlrsch who attends tho Uni versity of Nebraska, is spondlng tho holidays in tho city with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hlrsch. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hemlug of Chap pol arrived Sunday to spend tho holi days at tho homo of their daughter Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Sobastian. Mrs. Thomas Hestcklnd returned to her homo in Bolmar, Nobr., Saturday after receiving medical attention in tho city for Bovoral days. Miss Eva Hoagland arrived homo Friday ovening from Lincoln whoro sho attends tho University to spend tho holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. "Walter Hoagland. Cartoon Review of 1922 xUtfffo' rWj?' " "Ca?1 "BobBBO mm a.no Shout o f STARTED O iJSSa I Go op ?JtyC Sll CIBMBNCBAU VISIT OS. "EXCUSE MN tHJST-J W ftl& Pi I JBTTM CITY LIBRARY TO HAVE BARGAIN WEEK FOR DELINQUENT ROOK BORROWERS Miss Wheeler announcos January 2G 31 as "bargain woek' at tho city! library. During thoso days, anyone having a library book upon which a flue might be due may tako it to the library and leave It on the table by the door or put it on her desk and no quostlons will be asked. In a number of North Platto homes thore are li brary books which have been held out through some mistake on the part j of the librarian or tho borrower. They ' aro needed at the library and yet tho j borrower hesitates to take them in Imim.nn P 1, 1nHn.A . . .. t .1.. ovortlmo. A library book is somo-1 'motlng it. times found or misplaced and these, Frank Lum, mentioned in tho recent ; Pre8i,iont GraTaouncos to bo of- aro needed at tho library In order to I n0Hco court news was not the Frank i t81"0ni ra; , . . f , , , , , poiico court nojs, was uoi me iranic fectivo January 1, 1923, that tho Union get these books and magazines backjLum living at Wollfleet, who calls' our , PnoIflo 1)nn 0 ' UIJ ,' urnuco co " " to tho library, this woek is called bar- attontion to tho fact It was another ' , . 1 groun insurauco coer , ob. ,uta .. ,., auo"uon 10 mo Iact- u waa anolU0r lng nccident and health insurance will wu uj man oy tno samo name, wno lias mado be discontinued thon but tho croun sooing that all library books left In hl8 resldenco horo in North Platte off , USC0IU uut 1110 fup the stores are sent back to tho library I an m fSloni Umo P nn covering life and permanent dis tills week 1 somo timo. abilities will bo continued as usual. Tho room formerly occupied by tho Dleners just west of the S. & R. Sof- vlco Station Is being remodeled for a tiro shop under tho management of tho Robinsons. It will have all tho latest machinery for tiro repairing and will bo up-to-dato In every way. Someone acquainted with tho place effected an cntranco to tho offico of tho Star Bootling and Mercantile Co., last Thursday night and thero found keys to tho candy and tho tobacco room. In the candy room a number of boxes were opened but apparently nono were missing. In tho tobacco room tho thief found what ho wanted for approximately ton thousand cigarettes wore carried away. Thieves entered tho King Fong, Robort H. Jandobour returned Fri cafo early Sunday morning and took, day from a trip to Chappell, whero ho tho cash reglstor ana about ?40 in 'was Judge at tho first annual Deuel money. Entrance was effected through ! county poultry show. Ho roports a tho front door whoro tho lock was forced. Tho night man retired about thrco a. m. and tho cooks camo at flvo. Betwoen thoso hours tho robbery was committed. Tho cash reglstor was found about two miles north of tho city and was returned in good shapo. The money was gone. SHORT STORIES OF : PEOPLE 10 THINGS ITEMS OF INTEREST ABOUT RE CENT HAPPENINGS IN THIS COMMUNITY Its The Rotary club will mis3 mooting this week as tho regular day was Monday and tho members wore too scattered to meet on that day. An evening meoting is bolug planned for . , Tho program announced for cole- no explains in a uuuoun issueu yos brating tho Christmas season in North 1 tor,lay' t,mt tho orlS'al estimates on Platto was carried out In all particu-ltho whol Pla!1 woro a,,out ?500,000 lars without a hitch. Tho churches 1)Ut tlmt il cost $1,209,082.10 for 1921 were tho leaders but tho civic and fra ternal organizations did their part and citizens generally gavo freely of timo and money in helplug to make the Christmas season a morry one. Tho basket ball team loft this morn ing on a trip through Wyoming, Colo rado and western Nebraska. Thoso who will mako tho trip aro Denver , Wilson, Georgo Shanor, Molvln Yates, i Lawrenco Hubbard, Georgo Pltman Edwin Rector, Fayo Yoarsloy, Elmer j Pcaso and Gordon Schwalgor. Thoy j wore accompanied by Mr. Roottger, tho coach. good exhibit of poultry and says tho intorost in tho January show horo at North Platto is surprising. At least a dozen Douol county exhibitors ex- poet to bo hero with birds. Deuel county does not havo a county agont i nor a county fair and tho intorost in 1 the poultry show was groator than NORTH PLATTE RASKET HALL TEAM PLACED POPULAR EAST ERN TEAM SATURDAY The local basket ball team played tho Lincoln team Saturday evening' at tho Franklin auditorium. Tho boys on both teams played woll but North Platte fouled a numbor of times and in this way lost the game to Lincoln The score was 21 to 14.' :o:- Mr. and Mrs. Jolhio Antonldes who attonded the University at Lincoln, aro spondlng the holidays In tho city ' at tl10 homo of tho formers paronts, ' flIr- ail(l Mrs- D- J- Antonidos. ' 1 W R f V 1 1 fl f t 1 Kf. tllHDn .I'll. H' ' and will cost a little more than that for 1922. For that reason tho accident and health part will bo discontinued. From Boulder, Colorado comes copies of tho local papor tolling of tho oighth annual Christmas Carol concert given thoro in tho Clirran Opora Houso by tho children of tho public schools of that placo. Tho miiBlc was undor tho direction of Miss jLi'lian McCrackon, a nlcco of Mrs. II. M. Grimes of this city. From tho press roports, tho concert was a big success nnd was attended by a crowd ed houso. The concert was given on Sunday aftornoon proceeding Christ mas and was appropriate to tho sea son. Christmas carols woro sung by trained bands of boys and girls with tho rsslstanco of tho music peoplo of that placo. A silver offering amounted to over seventy dollars and this could havo been materially en larged 1f thoso passing tho platos could havo gotten through tho aisles ! but thoy woro so crowdod with peoplo that sections of tho houso could not bo roached. LOCAL AXl) l'EKSONAL Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hnlligan transact ed buslnoss in Ilorshoy Friday. Mrs. A. B. Snydor of LUic, Nobr., was a holiday shoppor In tho city. Dr. J. S. Twinom transaatod pro-i r88lonl IfuaJnoss in Dickons .Fri day. Fred Meyora of SuthorJand was a business visitor in tho" city Satur day. Mrs. Maudo Uoghtol loft to snond Chrlstm.s in Gothenburg with rela tives. Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Pylo spent yes terday In Burohnrd. Nobr., with rela tives. Mrs. W. A. Martiudnlo of Sarben was a business visitor in tho city Sat urday. Mrs. D. A. Methors of Tryon visited in tho city with frlonds for sovernl days last week. Dr. T. J. Kerr left Saturday ovoning for Akron, Ohio to spond Christmas with Mrs. Kerr. Harry Tagorty returned Saturday from Omaha nftor transacting buslnoss for sovernl days. Mrs. Bessio Show spont yestorday in Ilorshoy with hor paronts, Mr. and Mrs. J.' K. Eshiemen. Miss Ilnzol Lowls loft Friday for Hastings whoro sho spent tho holidays with friends. H. B. Ilnrn of Rawlins, Wyo., is oxpectod homo today to spond tho holidays with his family. Miss ILorotta- DJllion loft Fif.dlny for her homo in Wallnco to spend tho holidays with hor parents. Miss Gortrudo Horner loft Friday for her homo in Wallaco to spend tho holidays with her paronts. Georgo Youug loft Snturday for Hastings where ho spont tho holidays with his paronts. Mr. and Mrs. Georgo aibbs loft Fri day ovoning for Omaha whoro thoy spent yesterday with relatives. Miss JDorqtby .FauquoUloft Friday for hor homo in Wahoo to spend Christmas with hor paronts. Howard Marshall loft last Sun day for Keystone to spond tho holi days at tho O. J. Ogg homo. Miss Ruby Dammo loft Friday for Burr, Nebr.,' whoro sho will spond tho holidays with rolativos. Mr, nnd Mrs.'MIko McFaddon of Paxton aro spondlng tho holidays In tho city at tho John Horrod homo. Charles Boguo arrived Saturday' from Omaha whoro ho has been trans acting buslnoss ipr sovcral days. Miss Margaret Campbell loft Friday ovoning for Omaha whoro sho will spend tho holidays with rolativos. Miss Ellzaboth "Warren left Sat.ur day for Omaha whoro sho will spend tho liolldaj'3 with rolativos. II. M. Hart loft tho first of tho woek for Otho, Iowa, whoro ho will spond several days with rolativos. Miss Bessie Boylos loft Friday Cedar Rapids, Iowa whoro she will spond tho holidays with relatives. Miss Mary Dyo loft Saturday for Sallna, Kansas whoro alio will spond tho holidays with rolativos. John Hahlor arrived Saturdny from Omaha to spond Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Hahlor. Frod Hanlon returned Friday from Lincoln whoro ho has been receiving modlcal troatmont for tho past fow weeks. - Misses Florence and Ida Fltzgibbon loft Saturday for their homo in Mc Coolc to spond tho holidays with tholr parents. Miss Boatrico Ward loavos in a fow days for Donloy, Idaho whoro sho will spond sovernl weeks visiting Mrs. J. R. Barr. Miss Minnio Williams left Saturday ovoning for hor homo In St. Paul Nobrnska to spend tho holidays with her parents. w Mr. and Mrs. A. T. JohnBon loft Saturday ovoning for Gothenburg, whoro thoy will spond tho holidays with rolativos. Miss Kato Miles arrived homo Satur day from Chicago, 111., to spend tho holidays with hor parouts, Mr. nnd Mrs. Henry Miles. Konnoth Wholan who attonds Notro Damo collcgo is spending tho holidays In tho city with hlu paronts, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Wholan. Mrs. C. R. Broternltz and son, Chas Ioavo tomorrow for Salt Lako City, Utah, whoro they will spond a fow weeks with friends. CM FOR TAXPAYERS DELEGATE MEETING EACH PRECINCT TO HE REPRE S ENTER BY ELECTED ' DELEGATES A commlttoo of taxpayers from sov oral Lincoln county precincts mot thia morning with representntivo citizens of North Platto to Issue n call for a taxpayors mooting to bo hold In North Platto on Wodnostlay, January 10 nt 1 P. m. Tho mooting this morning was tho result of nicotines hold SaL nlchfc in Brady and In tho Brown school- house. Other meetings in other places navo been hold or havo boon called and tho commlttoos havo boon ap pointed. Tho Joint committoo mot horo this morning nnd decided on tho gen- ornl mooting to bo hold on thd tenth of tho coming month. This is not to bo a public mass mooting. Tho dele gates will bo soloctcd in ouch nro- cinct and city ward and thoy will havo votes in tho county mooting which, will decldo on tho plan of action. Tha wholo movomont is tho result of dis satisfaction with tho building of tho now court houso nnd irregularities in tho county clerk's offico. Tho mooting will bo hold in Firomona linll which will accomodnto tho number if ad ditional soats aro put in. A formal call for tho niejHing aud Bigncd by tho mon who nro gottlng up tho cnll will bo issued before thoy Joavo this ovenlng. -:o:- ANNUAL MEETING OF GREATEST CIVIC ORGANIZATION HELD THIS WEEK Secretary Baro of tho North Platto Chambor of Commerce started tho salo of tickets for tho annual dlnnor of that body, this morning. Tho (Into author ized by tho directors 1b Thursday, Docombor 28,' at G:30. Tho placo is tho now banquet roqm 6f tho Hotel (Pnlaco. The tickets cost 75c each. Every member of tho Chamber should bo on hand and tako a part in tho de liberations of tho body. Tho nnnunl roport of tho officers will bo mado and plans for tho coming year dls oussod. Citizens generally are Invited to bo prosont. -:o:- Tlio December numbor of tho Union Pacific mngazlno quotes the following personal sketch of tho rolntlous of C. F. Trncy of this city with tho Union Pacific: "I came to North Platto from Wis consin Soptomber 9, 1809, and mndo my first trip as flroman tho following night, going west on No. 7, the oml grant train, with Englnoor Al; Hed dlng. At that timo thoro woro ono pasnongor train and .freight train dally In each direction. John P. "Marston was dlBtrlct foreman, and David Day was roundhouse foreman nt North 'Platto. J. II. McConiloll succeeded Mr. Mnrston in 1871 nnd1 J was tho first man promotod to onglneor by him. I mado my first running on Christmas ove, 1872, on onglno 13 from North Platto oast. John Mooro, after wards agent nt Grand Island, was my conductor. On my return 'trip W. A. Duoll was conductor; Walt IIolHstor and Hank Bowers woro tho brakemen. Mr. Duoll was nftorwards superinten dent of tho Nebraska nnd Colorndo divisions for s,ovoral years. I was in continuous sorvico with tho Union Pa cific until rotirod on Novombor 17, 1913, on account of defcctlvo vision. In 1919 I was appointed Police Judge at North Platto and am still on tho Job. :o: Clnudo DoLanoy loft Sunday for Thomasvlllo, Fla., whero ho will spond sovoral weeks. From thoro ho will go to Tampa, Fla., whoro ho will spend the remainder of tho winter. Harry Murrln returned Saturday from Omaha whoro ho has been re ceiving medical attention for tho past few wcoks. Mrs. Emily Coatos roturned Sunday from Los Angoles, Calif., whoro sho. has boon visiting relatives for several months. Clintons for spectacles. Tho directors of tho Chambor of Commorco havo nominated twenty four members as candidates for direc tors. A ballot has boon propared and tho voting will tnko placo at tho ban quot Thursday ovoning. Last year tho ballots woro mailed to mombers bo foro tho mooting and tho voting dono by mall but tho small number of bal lots voted prompted tho directors to havo tho voting dono nt tho timo of annual meeting.