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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 8, 1916)
THE 8EMIAVEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
TAKING THEIR EASE IN THEIR DUGOUTS
ARTILLERY HORSES GET A QUICK DRINK
The men shown hero uro tnklng a day off from the lighting In tho British udvuncu. They uro well behind tho
first lino trenches, but nro Htlll In rnngo or uurating sneus.
LADEN WITH CAPTURED GERMAN RIFLES
B i 1
British soldiers returning to their own trenches laden with rllles cupturcd In "no ninn'B land" between tho
RAJAH OF RUTLAM
COMMANDER OF BRITISH ON THE SOMME
Tho nijuli of Ilulhtm Is olio of thu
iCast Indian potoiitotCB who nro serv
ing under tho British flag In Franco.
It la qulo possible to pick fruit be
Tore It Is ripe. But it Is not tho wis
wst thing to do. Unrlpo fruit Is gen
urnlly poor Htuff. and oftentimes dun
gerous, too. Nnturu's jvny 1b nfter nil
the best wny. In tho Jong run, It is
found wisest to wnlt untllBho him iln
Ished her work.
Thoro ara not n few young peoplo
who think they enn pluck tho fruit
from llfo's fair, tree before It bus hud
tlmo tightly to ripen. They see no usu
In apprenticeships, or college, courses,
or long periods of study for profession
il careers. ' They menu, to mnko n sue'
cess nt ojico. Tho old -ways nro too
low. But somehow they generally And
after a Wiillo that they have only a
lot of unrlpo fruit on their hands,
which brings a poor prlco In llfo's mur
kot. Don't hurry, younj; people. "Learn
to labor und to wait." Selected.
An ofllclal photograph of Sir lletiry Buwltnson, commander of one of tho
British armies In tho Somme sector, -
Minerals Affect Wireless.
American army wireless men pent
Jnto Mexico woro surprised to dls
cover that conditions In that country
wcro exactly tho roverso of those in
tho United States. In our own conn
try tho wireless operators find that
tho ulght tlmo Is much better for tho
transmission of dispatches. South of
tho border tho day tlmo Is best. Thoro
g mo much atmospheric disturbance
at night In Mexico that wireless men
ntefor tho duy as a lime for operat
Ink. This Is not duo to tho nit Undo,
which s 7,000 feet, but to tho minerals
in tho mountains, especially Iron ore,
wtsw mi ii 1 1 ii hi
r .i f'f. si
Olllclal photogrniih taken during thu British drlvo In France, showing artillery horses drinking at a quickly
erected canvas drinking trough behind tho battlo line.
FUNERAL OF AN ANZAC MAN IN FRANCE.
This ofllclal photograph, taken during tho British ad'unco In tho west, shows tho burial of an Anznc man killed
In battle. These troops from Australia and Now ZealanJ, who fought bravely In Galllpoll, aro making a great
record on tho western front
IN A CAPTURED GERMAN TRENCH
CONCERT FOR THE FRENCH SOLDIERS
In tho recent British advance on the western front the British captured
many German trenches of unusual construction. The trench shown here Is
evidently a product of German efllclency as shown by the rendy-mndo steel
guards. Hugely as the British soldiers shown uro enjoying themselves, they
havo not neglected to don their steel shrapnel-proof helmets.
SPEEDING UP THE GUNS IS HOT WORK
MAY JOIN FRENCH FLIERS
Tho irrench soldlcrH nro given opportunities to have a little pleasure. A
concert on tho. Held la not ft rare happening. Tho photograph shows u con
cert held for thu French soldiers In tho ruins of tho abbey of Longpont (Alsuo)
Mrs. Waldo Pierce, photographed In
her aeroplane In which she has suc
cessfully passed all tests nnd obtained
tho distinction of being tho only li
censed nmntcur woman nlr pilot In tho
United States. Mrs. Pierce, better
known by her maiden name, Dorothy
Illce, Is the dnughter of tho late Isaac
Tj. Itlce, a well-known Inventor of New
York. Her husband Is now with tho
American ambulance corps In France.
it was wun tnc men in mind oi join
ing him nt the front that Mrs. Plerco
first took up aviation, nnd she may
offer her services to tho French avla
New Norwegian Wireless Station.
A new wireless station, the erection
and equipment of which represent tin
amount totaling $110,000. is uelnir
erected by the Norwegian government
at Oofsater. The station, which will
havo masts 300 feet high, Is intended
for communication with tho large Eu
ropean wireless stations. It Is also
proposed to erect a small station for
shipping. It is expected that the now
station, which will bo equipped on thro
same principle ns that at Nuuen, neur.
Berlin, nnd Is being erecteil by nGer-,
man company, will be ready fpr opera
tion a few weeks hence. .
This shows ono of the smaller guns lu uctloji during tho British offensive
on the western front. There Is not n tnlnuto's let-up In tho work of tho
wnaller Buns, It Is a hot Job for a summer day.
"I'll bet my dad can lick yours."
"I'll bet ho can't"
"Ilow'ro you going to prove It?"
"I'll tell you. I'll hit you In tho eyo
and you hit mo In tho noso; then we'll
both mu homo und tell our dads about
It; and then thoy'll both get mad and
start a scrap und you and I will stnnd
by and seo which of them wins."
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