The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, June 15, 1917, Image 1
V'f UP NORTH PLATTE SEMI-CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION JUNE 26th to 30th, INCLUSIVE. Ehc fiorth I'liti- THIRTY-THIRD YEAR. NORTH 'PLATTE, NEB,, JUNE 15, i917. No. 44 rarae. III! V . W JOIN THE AK3IY0PTIIE MERCIFUL Tlio Jtcd Cross Asks You, Do l'ou Cnro Whothor tho alck and woundod men of out army and navy rocalvo propor caro and attontlon? Do You Caro Whothor tholr wive and families aro provided with tho necessities of llfo? Amorlca's sons will fight for your country, for you. Help tho Red dross safoguard their health, comfort and (happiness. Lin coln county's sharo In tho $100,000,000 asked for In tho president's procla mation Is $10,000. If wo do not mako good some splendid hoys may not (re turn to tholr homes. Perhaps your boy may ho among them. Tho ICcd Cross Stands Behind tho Man Ilchlnd tho Gun. Your help Js needed nnd it is needed now. Lincoln Cctonty Chaptor American Red Cross Executive Board Mrs. Georgo B. Dent, chairman; Mrs. John S. Slmms, vlco chairman; Mrs. Edward S. Davis, troasurar; Miss Sylvia Watts, secretary; Mrs. Blanch o B. Field, J. J. Halllgan, A, N. Durbln, E. P. Soo herger, M. E. Scott. Finance Committee B. Buchanan, C. S. Clinton, J. Q. Wilcox, M J. Forbes, la. J.vanDorhoof. On Publicity Mrs. Wm. H. McDonald. Episcopal Church Sunday, Juno 17th, tho sorvlcos will ho as follows: 8 a. m. Holy Commun ion; 11 a. ml, Holy Communion, no sormon; 8 p. m., ovonlng service and sormon. Tho Bishop will officiate as sisted by Dean Bowker. All members and frlonds aro Cordially Invited to attond tho services. :o:: Leader Employes Invent in Bonds Tho thirteen employes of Tho Lead er Morcantllo Co. will each Invest in a Llborty bond. Tho fifcm purchased tho bonds outright and will allow the employes to pay for thorn on tho monthly installment plan. And so It goes tho country ovor a Uttlo bit ad ded to llttlo bit makes a llttlo bit moro, and through efforts of tho many tho two billion of Liborty bonds by tonight promise to bo oversubscribed. -::o::- :o: : School Children's Garden Market' Tho flrlst market day for tho school children who have gardns will bo hold Saturday in front of the Central school building. Members of tho school garden clubs who have vegetables to sell should havo them at tho above dosignatod placo at ton o'clock. It is suggested that all ladles of the city who buy 'early vegetables Saturday buy them at this market thus encour aging the children to greater effort. "Vic" Has n Itcnl Job. V. E. Anderson, who went to Ft. Riley, Kan, to straighten out the army transportaton problem, Jumped into a real Job;. Tho movement of troops and traffic is so heavy that twenty miles of sidetracks are to bo laid, the main line will be double-tracked for five miles, and a night and day switching crew wil bo put on. This indicates that Vic with his broken leg will bavo a very busy time. Will Grndo School Gardens Supt. Snyder, of tho state exporl--.te.montal farm, who 'is ludcrn rf t.hfl school children's gardens, will inspect " the gairuens next Tuesday for the pur- pose of grading them and placing tlfom in line for tho allotment of priz Tho Tribune Is giving the boyB and girls this "tip" In order that thoymay have their gardens look as attractively as 'possible. t-::o:: . For Hot Summer Days. ' Voiles, Flaxons, Kahl Kool Cloths, Mil? assortment Just received' at THE HUB. About Crops The Amorican Sagar Company .re ports less than 100 acres of replant of boots in their territory west of North Platto duo to oxcosslvo orain, washouts and crusted flolds, whllo tho Groat Western reports about 150. Hershey Times. People are pnono to remark tho ex cellence of various rye fields about tho neighborhood. Somo of the grain stands nearly as high as a man's head, and it will shortly bo reedy for har vesting. Tho yield per acre should bo immonso. Sutherland Free Lance Shooting Affair nt O'Fallon. A man named Vannoman was brought to tho Nurse Brown Hospital Wednes day to hlvo extracted from his loft side and abdomen a number of Bhots placed thoro by a gun in tho hands of A. Stoinhausen. Tho latter has charg0 of tho Bioigo farm at O'Fallon and Vanneman was employed as a farm hand. Tho two men became involved In a quarrel which resulted in Stein hauson going to tho holuso and taking up' a shot gun emptied tho load Into Vanneman. Tho wounded man Is not considered in a serious condition. In formation will bo filed against Stoinhausen. YOTING FOB THE QUEEN CLOSES TOMORHOW-NIGHT -::o: Notice Tho County CommlBfeionara will sit as a Board of Equalization June 19, 20, 21, to adjust assessment values. Any complaints will be heard on above days. A. S. ALLEN, County Clork. ::o:: L. W Trester, chairman of the cen tral division of the Naval Training Association of tho United States, will bo in North Platto Monday and Tues day next .for the purpose of- lnnug uratlng a roortulting campaign: Tho Indian Card Ciub will meet with Mrs James Hart Tuesday afternoon; Juno 19th. R. G. Smith, of Grand Island, for me wIre chief at tho local telephone office, sipont yesterday here. Tho contest for queen of tho semi centennial ball will closo at nlno o'clock tomorrow night This fact should bo borno In mind by tho frlonds of tho contestants. Tho voto up to this morning was as follows: El'va Day .....28C0 Blanche Fonda 2705 ' Janet McDonald 2G05 Hazol Smith ....1550 Helen Waltomath 1545 Luclllo Wilcox 1515 GmRJ o Sybil Gantt 1505 Mario Bowon 1490 Maymo Pizar 1480 Hazel Barbor 1476 Catherine Hall 1445 Louiso Ottonstein 1445 Floronco McKay 1435 HUdogardo Clinton 1395 Elizabeth Hlnman 1315 Mablo Burko 1210 Myrtlo Beolor 1150 Mario McCabo 990 : :o: : Public Bed Cross Meeting A public meeting on behalf of tho Red Cross organization will ho held Uls ovonlng at 8 o'clock p. m. at tho Franklin school rtudltorlum, for tho purpose of discussing ways and means of raising Lincoln county's assessment of $19,000 of tho $100,000,000.00 to bo raised by Nebraska to defray tho ex ponsos of tho National Red Cross bo cioty In' taking care of our woundod boya In tho torrlblo world strugglo In which wo aro now engaged. Theso noble, patriotic boys of ours havo laid tholtt all, yea, oven their lives, upon tho altar of their country. Wo, who cannot, or aro not called upon, to mako so great a sacrifice, should at least give a goodly portion of our substanco to bring healing to their wounded bodies. Como patriots, men and women, and assist us in tho rk of organizing this county, so that it may do its aharei Lot there bo no slackoils. J. G. BEELER, Chairman Campaign Committee. ::o:: Clms. Bogue received a wiro from Gon'l Manager Jeffors this morning stating that tho subscriptions to Lib orty bonds by omployes of tho Union Pacific will exceed ono million dollars. Wanted Girls to tako muxes' train ing at North Platto General hospital. Tho course entitles yon to become an RL N. nurse. Phono 58 or call and see Miss Elsa Boyd, R. N., Supt. Mrs. John McCabo, of Choyonno, a I former resident of. tins city, came last ovonlng to vlBlt Mrs!, Georgo Austin and Mrs, Charles Ell for a week or longer. Weather! forecast for North Platto and vicinity: Fair tonight and Satur day; warmer tonight. Highest tcm (poraturo yesterday 77 a, year ago 75; lowest last night 46, a year ago 49. Summer's SkirtS Alive With Color and Picturesque Features A now hind of pocketa quaint sash a feminine bit of shirring aro only n few of tho many distinct ive markings that make the skirt for summer 1917 tho most striking stylo feature of a woman's wardrobe. Tho skirts aro of both Bilks and woolens and In nearly every popular color combination known to tho rainbow. Thoio who rovoMn wanring clothes of distinction will find it easy tdrchooso, in skirts, just that bit of dlfferonca" to suit their whim! Silk Skirts $5 to $10. Wash Skirts 98c to $6,150. Wilcox Department Store. l'BKl'ABINO FOB THE BKD CBOSS UBIVK V nR ' Underwear That Spells fJA fO) C-O-M-F-b-R-T . Il I LT)gy m ' $jfh -m Of course you want your underwear v jufj J BSAv -y9 t0 fit rigllt and t0 wear wel1, We wAiB 1 iri ' J'' navent forgotten that. P 1 7 J7 Ik rv flill But we've striven hard to get under- iSj fjt 3 lUP? vvear of such materials as would n W M 'wHJMa J1 tfx make it possible for us to say "This 'MM f iMWJI &&&& JfJT represents the utmost in hot weather li welD Ai underwearrcomfort," ja JlPw J fllwIiSj We've succeeded. Come and see. fti,f 11 We haven't such a big stock of ffifl Harcourt Clothing Co. iftffl Next week will bo Rod Cross 'wlook and tho Lincoln county chaptor will mako a united and supremo effort to securo tho $19,000 which has boon allottod as Lincoln county's sharo of tho ono hundred million dollars to bo raisod for Rod Cross wojrik during tho war. In preparation for next week's drivo the country towns and proclncts will bo organized as far as possible today and tomorrow. Practically all'of tup precincts wn no visuou anu nvont ork ongagod to solicit subscriptions from ovory homo in tho county. In this work of organization sovoral par ties started out this morning. Messrs. Durbln and McEvoy aro to visit Woll fleet, Wnllaco, Dickens, Somerset and Intervening pnoclncts; A. J. Sal lsbury will work .Maxwoll, Bfrady and tho northeast part of tho couuty; S, M, Soudor will visit tho precincts "in tho southeast part of tho county and M. E. Crosby will canvass Horshoy, Sutherland and tho northwest soctlon. Tho purlnoso is to mako a whirlwind campaign, and boforo tho close of the wook It Is hoped that tho $19,000 wf 11 have beon subscribed. ::o:: Held Flag I)n Exorcises. v iair aizou onrowu aticnaou tno Fiair. Day exorcises hold by tho Elks at hfolr homo last evening, about half or wnicn wtoro latllos. Mombors of tho G. A. R. and W RA C. woro prosont and woro lntqpestod In tho hour's pro gram given. Stamp's orchestra ron dorod patriotic airs, tho Elks nuar- totto composed of McGovorn, Turplo, Blrgo and Mungor, gavo two patri otic selections, and llajr recitations were glvon by llttlo Miss Elder and Mastor Tout. Tho' speaker of tho vonlng was W. V. Hoagland, who gavo a splondld ad dress on tho Flag, standing as It does, has and will, for -a government by tho peoplo anu for, tho people. Tho ox- orclsos closed by the singing of "America" by the audionco with or chostal accompaniment. ::a:: "It May Bo Your Daughter." "It May Bo Your Daughter." is the titlo of a powerful picduro at tho Keith. Saturday night. It is a picturo showing truths as tlioy should bo Been and known. It 1b a mossago to tho fathors and moUiors. slstors and brothers of this fair land vho would know tho truth. A powerful preach ment full of dramatic moments that will stir all tho emotions of our hotter solvos, that will appeal to all classes because It Is taken from real llfo. It Is a wailing for Iproparodnoss against our worst enemy lu Its most subtlo form. Tho realities of llfo aro dealt with frankly and plainly tho naked truth Is rovealcd. LOCAL AND PERSONAL i.t . . V; . V V "an. I A Play of tho American Boy and His Family "THE BAD BOY" I ft is one of the first plays which deal with the American boy of ;t today, ins miscmcl, ins temptations ana Ins problems. ROBERT HARRON tells you a story you'll not soon forget. " & Crystal Theatre, Monday. Swoot potato plants. Wo'vo got them at 55 cents por hundred. North Platto Floral Co., phono 1023. Tho Woman's Forolgn Missionalry society of tho Mothodist church will moot In tho church parlorB this af tornoon. A , good attendance Is de sired. For Rent until Soptombor 1 Mod ern flvo room cottage, furnished, good garden In connection. Inqmiro 322 west Second stjreot or phono Black 531 after 0 p:. m. 44-2 Tho Catholic ladles' society hold a social in tho basomont of St, Patrick's school yesterday. Thoao ontortain ing woro Mesdamcs II. A. Donolson, Tim Hanlfln, Harry Guthonloss, Jamos jJBrady and Edward Walkor, Christian Scionco Borvlco Sunday 11 a. m. Wednesday ovonlng mcotlngs vory week at 8 o'clock. A cordial in vitation is oxtonded to ovorybody to 'ttond theso aorvices. Building & Loan building, room 25, J. Si Hoagland wont to Lincoln Wed' n sday night to attond tho soml-con tcinlal colobration and to hoar Col- cnol Roosovolt's spooch, which twins uollvdred ywstorday ngtdrnoon. frho prcsonco of Roosovolt croated a wave of patriotism greater than ovor bo foro known In Lincoln, Carlylo Blackwoll, Juno Elvidgo and Arthur Ashloy In "Tho Pago Mystery" will 1)0 tho Brady Mado phpotoplay at tho crystal Saturday afternoon and evening. This fascinating nnd ontor talnlng utory Is laid in tho Adlron dack Mountains in mid-winter. Tho scenes shown aro tho most beautiful THE WAY. TO WIN We must save; we must produce; we must protect; we must econ omize; we must fight vigorously, but these other things are equally vital; The McDonald1 State Bank will aid you. It provides a afe de pository fQr t savings, every facility for checking accounts, and it offers aid to our producers in abundant measure, to the end that it, in common with every real American institution, may do its part to bring the nation peace with honor and glory. Part of our service will fit your needs. M? Donald State Bank fi North Piuattc, Nebr, Mcactly THE UNIVERSAL CAR Over two million satisfied owners know from ex-, perience that the Ford car is a real utility, an econ omical, powerful, always-reliable means for increas ing the profit in business or add zest to pleasure. The Ford car meets the demand for prompt trans portation in every line of human activity. Tho de mand grows larger every day, because of the all round usefulness of the car. Touring Car $3G0, Runabout $345, Sedan $645 Town Car $595, Coupelet $505 all f. o. b. Detroit. On display and for sale by HENDY-OGIER AUTO CO. it: over projoctod on a sorcon.