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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (May 7, 1918)
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1 Ooriuun Gothu bombing piano brought down by British aviator behind the lines In Franco. 2 British anti
aircraft gun In action In Flanders. 8 Miss Catherine Hughes, daughter of ex-Justlco Charles B. Hughes, drafted for
jlvork on the farm to be operated by Wcllcsley college this Bummer.
' BIG FRENCiTg 3 '
This 155-mllllmctcr gun was built by the French government for use by Amerlcnn artillerymen,
was taken In tho Pare do Prince, St. Cloud.
LONDON MILLINERY FOR CIVILIANS
Tho very latest lino In hats for men
shops, and thoro Is nothing fancy about
nort worn by tho troops In tho trenches.
.shrapnel, and already many men aud
because of air raids.
CHARGER FAITHFUL TO THE END
Tho charger of an Austrian cavalryman standing guard ovor tho dead body
of his rider. The Austrian was killed ou rcconnolterlng duty on tho Italian
and women Ih on dlHplay In London
them, for they aro steel helmcta, tho
These holiuots are a defense against
women In London are wearing them
THE 8EMI.WEEKLV TRIBUNE,
DYNAMITE, JACKIES' MASCOT
Dynamite, the mascot of tho sail
ors in training at Camp Plunkett,'
Wuketlekl, Mass., perched on tho hand'
of Doctor Poppen, tho enmp physician.,
uynnnmc, as tno boys can testify, ly
full of It.
Swindling promoters aro shrewd.,
Whenever they llnfl nny lino of Indus-!
try phenomenally successful they Im
mediately organize fako companies and'
print lurid literature telling of tho won
durful prospects In this line, of for-,
tunes that havo been mado In It and oft
the opportunity they aro giving to
smnll Investors to secure a generous;
Income So wo have had automobile,,
oil, mining, real estate, hotel, planta-',
tlon, and now wo nro having aircraft,'
schemes, In which tho credulous pub
lic Is Invited to put all Its loose change.
Why doesn't tho public realtzo that
In all these lines of business tho old,-well-established
concerns offer the host opportunities'
for Investment. They never print lurid'
llteraturo, guaranteeing fortunes and
promising extravagant dividends. They;
aro managed by men whoso charac-1
ters put them above this, yet tho pub
He will only bite on a bait that is made,
extraordinarily attractive by promises)
Inposslblo of performance. ITenco the.
voguo of companies that pell their'
shares as low as ono cent each. The
man with $10. who can buy a certl
llentc for 1.000 shares, Jumps at tho
promlso held out to him that some
day his 10 may grow Into $10,000. Toj
him It Is a lottery, nothing else. Attt.
when ho loses, as ho uhvnya does, hcj
goes out on tho street corner arid
denounces tho "sharks of Wall street."
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
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A I-ronch pilot about to start on a bombing trip over the enemy lines In Serbia paints his nerlnl torpedoes with the
names of the American cities New Orleans nnd San Francisco In honor of two Americans flying with the squad
ron. The American llyers were born In those cities.
RECREATION CENTER FOR CONVALESCENT SOLDIERS ,
This recreation center for convalescents Is the American Ited Cross donation to tho U. S. Base Hospital No. 1,
formerly the Columbln War hospital. This house Is one of forty to bo established at various hospitals.
FORMER MAYOR NOW A MAJOR
MaJ. John P. Mltchel student nvla
,tor at the government school, North
Island, CaL, speaking for the Liberty
loan In San Diego. Major Mltchel, for
jmer mayor of New York, has been pi
loting an airplane for sovernl weeks.
Sues for "Pin Point" of Land.
Suit to quiet title to one-vlglntll-lonth
of one-vlglutllllonth of nn Inch
pf land In Flgueroa square, city sub
'division, nnd to one-tenth of ono vlgln
.tllllonth of nn Inch In another subdivi
sion, was brought at Los Angeles by
Anna M. Calkins, vldow of Anthony
Calkins, against tho administrator of
her husband's estate. Mathematicians
said tho width of tho strip described
would bo a fraction of an Inch desig
nated numerically by one, preceded by
43 groups of three ciphers each. At
torneys In tho case said the suit was
brought for the purpoBo of removing a
cloud placed on the title In a tax pro
ceeding several years ago.
Food Product Neglected.
Tho raising of nuts In this country
for food purposes has been neglected
until recent years, but tho owner of
ono chestnut orchard of U00 acres In
Pennsylvania told mo that ho made
?30,000 prollt over expenses on one
year's crop, and no tree In the orchnrd
over fourteen years of ago. The Brit
ish government has protected ono pine
forest of bunya-bunya pines 30 miles
in length by 12 miles In width. Iu this
country wo havo neglected tho plno
nuts very largely, although a friend of
.mlno at Battle Creek snys that he
buys them by the ton for his custo
IN SERBIA HONORS AMERICAN CITIES
ITALIAN WAR HEROES HONORED
Soldiers of the valiant Italian army that checked tho German onrush at
the Plave lino received decorations at an Impressive ceremony held in Milan.
Tho photograph shows a mutilated ofllcer honored with n war medal that had
beon awnrded to his brother who was killed In action.
MACCHI AIRPLANE USED BY THE ITALIANS
A huge Italian Hying boat about to take tho water for the llrst time. The
boat Is a Mucoid biplane, one of tho largest of its type. 'It Is one of tho eyes
of the Adriatic Ueet that has kept the Austrian bottled up la Trieste.
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