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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 17, 1915)
THE SEMLWEEKLY TRimiNE NORTH PI ATTE. N'FBRARKA
LAND AT SALE VALUE
SWEARING IN MEMBERS OF CONGRESS
Hair Ornaments for Evening Wear
LISTING AS SUCH IS TO ADD
$66,000,000 TO VALUATION.
COUNTY ASSESSORS TO MEET
Will Gather at Lincoln January 19
and 20. Members of County
Boards to Attend Also.
It appears that the pursuit of hap
piness and tho pursuit of luxury are
very much one anil tho samo thing,
Judging from tho bolonglngs of wom
en who are able to Indulge a taste
for tho beautiful. A study of thoso
things that are made more for tho
purposo of boing deeorattvo than for
being useful reveals an enticing pluy
of fancy in their make up; witness tho
fans, tho Jewelry and tho hair orna
ments of tho hour. Tho matter of
llrst importance with them is to bo
beautiful and, next to that, to be
original and clever in design.
Any number of fascinating decora
tions fov tho coiffure alluro those who
have occasion to wear them. Near
ly all of them consist of a band sup
porting a standing ornament of 3onio
kind, and all sorts of sparkling and
glowing and colorful materials arp
used to make them. Spangles, tinsels,
rhinestones and pearls tho spangles
in all colors, as well as silver and
gold provido tho glitter. Tulle and
ribbon and flowers play their happy
parts, and a fow soft and graceful
feathers are given places of distinc
tion on tho coiffuro ornaments of tho
day, or, rather, of the night. Jet in
bands of spangles, in beads and tas
sels and ornaments, is conspicuous
Two typical hair ornaments, de
signed to meet tho requirements of
opera goers, are shown '.n the picture
above.j At tho left a baud of Jet se
quins is combined with rhinestones.
It is lined with satin, and tho founda
tion band is wired along its edges, to
keep it smooth.
Tho strand of rhinestones is set
abovo two rows of small jot beads
along tho center. These tcrminato in
a small ornament and tassel that
servo to mount a spray of black feath
ers at tho left side. Black or white
marabou i3 used instead of paradise
feathers, on many bands, and a ma
New Entry on
Tho latest and newest of pretty
neckpieces makes its entry on fash
Ion's stage accompanied by "wrist
lots" made to match. Perhaps tho re
vival of tho old-fashioned muffler,
which has Bwept over tho country, la
responsible for that of wristlets,
which wero knitted, in tho days of our
grandmothers, to protect tho wrists
in wintertime. Tho neckpiece and
cuffs pictured hero nro a very mod
ern and frivolous version of tho sub
stantial mufllcr and wristlets of other
Tho set shown in tho picture is
mado of bluo and groen chenille braid,
edged with a narrow border of black
fur. Tlioy are lined with green satin
and embellished with sprays of tor-got-mo-nots
In light brown velvet- Tho
spray at tho end of tho neckpieco is
sot in a chou of brown mallnea,
Fancy bnnds and ribbons of vnrlous
sorts and colors nro used for thoso
sots, but tho fur border Is uiways
present and tho small sprays of (low
ers a necessary part of their composition.
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jority of these ornaments do not em
ploy feathers at all. This Is especial
ly truo of those designed for younger
At tho right a little cap is shown,
made of small pcurl beads strung on
tine wire. Little Jet balls danglo
about its edge and a largo Jet star
shaped ornament serves to mount a
crest of feathers at the front.
Pretty caps of white or black ma
lines are mounted on bands covered
with rows of rhinestones or pearls and
sometimes a latticework of theso mock
jewels crosses their surface. NarroV
black velvet ribbon is used to fin
ish them, with long hanging loops at
one side and a loose bridlo under the
Narrow silver or gold gauzo ribbons
are wound over bands covered with
silk for making many of tho less ex
pensive ornaments. Clusters of small
ilowcrs, tinsel butterflies or orna
ments, and tassels c beads finish
them. Nothing is prettier or bettor
liked than spangled bands finished
with butterflies to mntch. Theso come
in silver and gold and in many col
ors. There are ulso wreaths of beauti
fully made flowers of chiffon or satin,
and with them malincs in light colors
is used for wired bows and airy or-noments.
A Home-Made Form.
For women who sew at homo. Havo
a well-lltted lining, stitch, press, sew
hooks and eyes down front. Stay
neck with tapo to avoid stretching.
Take a bed pillow tho ordinary
feather-filled kind stand on end and
fit tho lining around it. Gradually
work tho pillow down into tho lining
until every part is flllcd out. You will
havo a dupllcato of your own form
ready for draping, pinning and sew
ing without tho fatiguo of standing.
Sets of this kind are useful for con
verting tho plain tailored waist or
coat Bult into something moro dressy,
and for providing a raeanB for a bit
of furbishing up. With tliom, and oth
er similar accessories, it is possible to
vary tho appearance of a dross that
Is worn day after day. Tho dark silk
wuist, which is worn for traveling or
to business, loses its identity by the
addition of a pretty finish of this kind.
Organdie collar and cuff sets and
thoso made of ribbon answer the same
purposo but do not add any warmth.
Sets like that illustrated, and those
made of ribbon, mako lovely Christ
mas gifts. Koman striped or othor
striped ribbon in bright colors, or
plaid ribbons, are choson for the rib
bon sets. Fancy silk and chenille
braids offer a wide cliolco of color and
design for tho braid sotB. Plain satiu
is used for lining them nnd they an
fastened with enup fasteners.
Lincoln. On n basis of assessment
at 75 per cent of tho sale value Ne
braska land will be Hated at $66,000,
000 more next year than at its last
valuation, according to tho statement
of Secretnry Bernccker of the stato
assessment board. Mr. Uerneckir
bases this statement on ilguroj re
celved from sales records and assess
ment figures from a largo number of
counties of tho state. Lands of tho
state wero last valued at $329,000,001'
Their total next year, if Mr. Berneck
cr's scheme prevails as It is outlined,
will boost the vnluntion to $395,000.
000. On a basis of taxes for all pur
poses that should bring in gross rove
nuo to tho various subdivisions of not
less than $650,000 moro than at pres
ent. Of that amount approximately
$93,000 should go to tho Ktate. Lands
have heretofore been valued at from
35 per cent to 55 per cent of their
actual sales value. While under Un
law they should bo put In at thai
value. Secretary Bernccker believes
that the increase of the base to 75 per
cent would be equitable to all the
state and would result in no apparent
County nssessors of tho stato and
members of county boards will hold a
state meeting In Lincoln on January
10 nnd 20. Secretary Bernccker ex
pects tho meeting will be well attend
cd, the district meetings which he
has held in November in different
parts of the state having a tendoncj
to awaken much Interest in a more
equitable form of assessing proport
Ab the assessment of real estate up
dcr tho four-year law will be mud"
the coming year he sees the need or
effective and uniform work In all
counties nnd hopes tho Lincoln meet
ing in January will help solve tho
question of property assessments.
Wins Legal Victory.
A sweeping victory for Gover-
i nor Morehead and Fire Commis
sioner Rldgell and those w'no have
been standing with them in the legal
fray against Treasurer Hall for pay
ment of expenses and salaries o(
that department, was recorded in tho
state supreme court a fow driys ago.
A decision handed down by that trl
Vumul states that the treasurer has no
right to protest against tho operation
of tho fire commission, that tho act
creating tho commission provides for
taking care of Its expenses and that
appropriations by the various leglsla
tures are not necessary as long as tho
net Is in force and effect. "Thoso
who foot the bills should bo tho ones
to protest," tho opinion states in sub
stance. Then It adds that "ns long
as the fire insurance companies which
pay the tax for tho fire commission's
operation do not protest, it is not up
to tho treasurer to do so for them."
The decision is of more importanco
than to tho lire commission alone. It
indicates that tho court looks upon
tho food commission affnir In which
Trensurer Hall lias also been, refusing
to pay the expenses as similar and
that their opinion would be the samo
with regard to that, department.
Hemorrhage Among Cattle.
Hemorrhagic septicemia is believed
by the state veterinarian's department
to havo caused tho death of thirty
head of cattle, out of 302 owned by
C. W. Sehulz of Brule, a town west
of Ogallala. John Kullard of Boseoo,
ten miles away from tho Schulz herd,
is said to havo the same disease
nuion gills cattle. Doctor Collins at
Stanton reports a similar disease.
Librarian Makes Report.
A total of 70,105 volumes were in
tho state's legal library on Juno 1, and
71. 1'JO olumes on December 1, ac
cording to Librarian Lindsey's report.
On hand in tho fund for printing su
premo court decisions was n total of
$7,03:1, enough to run until tho next
Preparing for Winter Corn Show.
The stato winter corn show of tho
Nebraska Corn Improvers' Associa
tion will be held at the Lincoln city
auditorium during Organized Agricul
ture week, January 18 to 21, Inclusive.
Any person in the state may mako
exhibits at tho show.
Roosevelt Not a Candidate.
' Theodore Hoosovelt will not be a
candldato for the republican nomina
tion for tho presidency on tho repnb
Ilcan ticket, his request to Si en tary
of State Pool riot to place his name on
the primary ballot lias been received.
Stone Work on Boom.
Reports filed in the labor commis
sioner's olllce for tho year 1911 by
manufacturers of artificial stone, show
tho total capital invented to be $212,
02D.83. Tho total value of stock UBed
for tho year was $170,990.17. Total
valuo of production, $340,899.65. It is
estimated that nliioty seven por c?nt
of tho total production wan sold in
Nebraska. The total for tho year puid
in wages was $110,437.79 to n total of
259 employes, making an avcrago for
the year of $2.70 per day.
This photograph, taken at tho opening session ot tho Sixty-fourth congress, shows Spenkor Clark swear
ing in tho new mombers, who nro standing beforo him. Among thoso who attracted popular attention wore
Hoprcsontntlvo Schall of Minnesota, tho only blind member of tho lowor houso; Meyer London of Now York, tho
only Socialist member, and Representative Martin of Louisiana, n Progresilvo.
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Among tho notablo persons who enmo to New York tho other dny on tho steamship Adriatic were tho
members of a Belginn commission sent over to negotlato a loan for King Albort's country. In this photograph
from left to right nro: John Walter Thorn, Aloys Van do Vyors, tho Hulglnn minister of llnancc; Mmo. Car
ton do Wlart, who for a number of months was imprisoned by tho Germans In Germany; Baron Ernest do
Cartior, tho Belgian minister to China, nnd Chuvnller Edmond Cnrton do Wlnrt, minister of Justlco for Del
HENRY FORD'S PEACE SHIP OSCAR II
Tho Scandinavian liner Oscar II,
solf and his band of peaco advocates
tho warring nations tp censo tho conflict
ARAB TRANSPORT IN EGYPT
Transport train of camels driven
encampment eight miles from Cairo
BELGIAN COMMISSION HERE FOR
chartered by Henry Ford to carry him
to Europo for tho purposo of persuading
by Arabs leaving the Australian supply
on tho way to the city for moro loads.
CAPTAIN OF THE ZEALAiMDIA
This Is Captain Dovnntlcr of thu
American steamship Zcnlandin which
was held up and searched by Hrittsu
off Progroso, Yucatan. It had been al
leged thnt tho vessel was in reality
owned by Gcrnuns.
Meteor's Trail Photographed.
Tho most remarkable photogrnph ot
a meteor trail that has yet been taken,
so far as wo know, wns recently repro
duced In L'Astronomlo. The meteor
wns seen from many points in South
Africa about 5 p. m. on June 2, 1912,
In broad daylight, and tho trail that
it left behind remained visiblo until
somo tlmo nfter sunset, becoming
moro and mora conspicuous as tha
Tho photograph, which shows tho
trail as an Inimonao, serpcntlno ribbon
In tho western sky, wns taken at
Templo, Orange Frco Stato, ubout uo
hour after tho passage of tho meteor
with a "court train."
"Yaws " Bald young Suplelgh, "that
dawg of mlno Is wcally a wondnh.
doncher know. Ho, nwctuntly knowa
almost as much ns I do, bah Jove."
"I supposo," rejoined MIbs Cutting,
"that it Is In nccord with the otornnr
mlBfllness of things that ho can't ex-!
press hia knowledge In words, tmdl
yet Is compelled to wear a muzzlo."
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