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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (April 19, 1918)
,TH SBMt.WEEKLY THIHUttg, WOJtTM WJWTg, MHUIA3KA.
"HUNTING THE HUN" ON TOP OF A NEW YORK SKYSCRAPER
Within n few hours after lie has volii.itocrod, the r oklo gathered In by the British-Canadian recruiting mission
begins his training, In Now York this being done on th . roof of u skyscrnper. The Illustration shows recruits
getting an Idea of what warfare Is like.
' GERMAN THRUST TOWARD ARRAS CHECKED BY BRITISH
The Gormnns mudo a detormlned effort to capture Arras, which Is nu Important point In the British lines,
but wcro chocked some miles short of the city. This p hotograph shows British troops assembling in tho city
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Bcjmarkablo photograph showlug French soldiers driving back German
rnldlng'iiarty with htmd grenades. Tho picture was made on tho Chnmpagno
front southwest of Butto do MohiiU.
MUCH IN LITTLE
Tho cattlo tick olono Is said to
cause moro than $300,000,000 loss each
Tho first lead pencil, or graphite
pencil, wits made In England In tho
reign of Queen Elizabeth.
Mont real clalnm to have tho largest
flour mill In the British empire, with u
capacity of 0.000 barrels n day,
A Chinese woman, sixty years old,
linn recently learned to read, so that
she may bettor understand tho Bible.
Chairs arc- bolng rondo of paper,
twisted and re-enforced with steel
A gasollno englnn driven dynamo
that Is entirely automatic In Its action
Is attracting attention In England.
A ton of sapphires will bo used this
year In an American factory whero
the Jeweled bearings of electric metcra
Tho fuel fumluo last winter made It
necessary for tho mourners nt n fu
neral In Ohio to carry coal with them
to tho church.
Anno Hopkins, one of the most pop
ular of Washington's society girls, who
n i i.-anit d oh April to Cnpt. John
Gregory Hope of the Royal Flying
corps. Captain Hope is In Washington
on detail by tho British war ofllce, and
no and ins orlUo liavo taken a house In
Little six-year-old Allan, scion of a.
uuuvbu iiunny, nau mastered reading
so elllclently that his llrst glimpses
of storyland wero growing bury In, his
memory. Ono afternoon ho confided to
his mother: "Mildred was showing
mo her new book today, und It's tho
queerest thing you over saw I Why,
It Just says; 'Is It a cat? It is a
cat. Can tho cat run?" and a Jot of
stuff llko that I 'Courso I was too po
lite to suy so, but It didn't seem to
mo tho stylo was a bit Juicy?" i
Rochester Post Express.
.BRITISH INFANTRY AND FRENCH CAVALRY GOING INTO BATTLE
British Infantry, happy and coniident, bound for the Somme front to take part in tho greatest battle the world
has seen, rind French hussars who are doing such brilliant work in the same struggle.
GERMAN GUNNERS TRYING TO LOCATE A CANADIAN BATTERY
Here Heinle Is trying to get the range of. a battery located near the second line of trendies, which, with wlro
entanglements, may bo seen In tho middle ground. In tho foreground arc thiae Canadians Interested In the shelling.
FOR MUNITIONS WORKERS
This costume of especially designed
blouse, overalls and cap, has been
adopted by tho United States govern
ment for use of women workers In
government munitions plants. A com
mittee of women workers at the Frank
ford arsenal designed It. Experience
has showu tho advantage of Its safety
TOLEDO HONORS JOHN BURROUGHS
This heroic bronze statue of tho veteran nuturnllst, John Burroughs, was
unveiled on Burroughs-Arbor day In Toledo, Ohio, April 12. O. S. Pletro la
the sculptor. '
HAULING FRENCH SHELLS TO THE FRONT
Pearls to Children's Fund.
Tho London Dally Express stntes
that a magnlllccnt collar, composed of
fifteen rows of famous Vanderhllt
pearls, connected by large diamonds
and set in plnquos, worth in all nbout
$25,000, Is tho Duchess of Marlbor
ough's gift to tho children's Jewel fund.
Throe diamond tlnrrns already have
been sent to tho duchess for tho fund,
of which she Is tho treasurer. Every
woman Is asked to contribute ono piece
of Jowelry to help establish child wel-
faro and maternity centers, of which
6,000 moro aro needed In the United .
Timid Daughter I thought I heard
a scuttle In tho cellar Just now I
Best of tho Family (jumping up)
A scuttle ot coal?
French urttllerymeu hauling sli.Ms to the Somme front in t.vo-whccled
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