Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 22, 1918)
THE 0EM1.WHEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN FRONT LINE TRENCHES AT LORRAINE GATE
Here tire two oC the nrst pictures received' In the United Stales showing our boys at the actual lighting front
holding n portion of the Lorraine sector against the Teuton liorde. At the top Is shown a section of n trench held
by American troops, and at the bottom a soldier ready to lire a signal rocket as a warning that a German attack
BRITISH TANK GOING INTO ACTION THROUGH A FRENCH VILLAGE
fist s israwili M, m
NMMnvi -f i -i i CMfeW&4j&W&
I he 1 reach village through which It Is passing has received a considerable amount of attention from the
ncrs, hut that doesn't bother the tank In tho least as it lumbers Into action. The Uocho guns will make 4'io
their objeetlvo as soon us the Teuton air scouts report Its presence.
RESULTS OF GERMAN AIR RAIDS OVER PARIS
MAY BE CROWNED CZAR
SWITZERLAND FEARS INVASION BY GERMANY AND AUSTRO-HUNGARY
The massing of large bodies of German and Austro-dlungnrlan troops along the Swiss frontier bus caused Swit
zerland to fear that Illndenburg Intends to Invade Its territory In tho elTort to turn tho French right flank. Tho
Illustration shows Swiss mountaineer troops on the path to tho Drelspachenspltzo on the frontier, and, at tho left,
an officer of tho Swiss army wearing the recently adopted steel helmet.
SERVICES OVER REMAINS OF FIRST AMERICANS TO DIE IN FRANCE
The upper photograph shows a vlow of several of tho houses which were
wrecked by tho bombs dropped by tho Germans. Theso places of "military
Importance" to tho Germans were tho homes of tho people who live In tho
tourer Hictloii of Paris. The lower photograph shows tho results of bombs
dropped on the dormitory of a children's hospital, which fortunately had been
vacated in time by tho 200 children, and nono wero Injured thoro. Tho build
ing In m mass of wreckage. If tho children had not boon removed doubtless
(iw'O .. tf them would have been killed.
According to recent renorts the Ger
mans may put tho former czarevitch
on tho Russian throne. Hero Is the
latest photograph of tho son of tho ex-
czar, now iiluln Alexis Ilomanoff.
Judge Ever served a Jail sentence!
Witness Yes, sah; but l's retailed
uow air uvur a private life.
Impressive rituals marked the burial of Corn. James Ii. Gresham. Private Thomas F. Enriorht and Prlvntn Mnrle
D. Hay of Company F, Sixteenth infantry, who were Interred with religious and military ceremony at Bathelemont
on tho afternoon of November 4. Throughout the ceremony at the graves, French batteries, from their positions,
nrc minute guns over the village at the German trenches.
tower for watching flyer FIRST STEEL SHIP LAUNCHED IN $0UTH
jtSSS N?w,ppff Union! 'I I
The llrst steel ship ever built south of Newport News Is shown here Just
after the launching. It is the Mexoll, n vessel of 8,000 tons, built by tho Alabama-New
Orleans Transportation compnny for tho Mexican Petroleum corpo
ration and was launched at Violet, La.
DRESSING STATION ON THE WEST FRONT
Observation tower at naval aviation
station at Warrington Ueach, Pensn
cola, FJa., erected for tho use of our
Hying Instructors, who note the elll
clency and skill with which our com
ing American tilers handle their ma
chines as they speed through the air.
Our Three Kinds of Men.
"America la composed of three
classes of men first, thoso who havo
succeeded, and, second, thoso who
"Yes? And the third?"
"Oh, they're, tho fellows who write
articles for tho magazines telling tho
second class how tho first class did
"Talking about names, there's an
English burglar hero who first got Into
trouble In London."
"How wan that?"
"Ho broke Into a house with a Jim
my, and came out of It with n Hobby."
A dressing Mntlon mar t ' n fni'i
New Zealanders. In the foreground
stretcher awaiting treatment.
Uni'f on the western irout operated bv
can bo seen a wounded soldier on a
Powered by Open ONI