The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, May 07, 1918, Image 6
I, .1.1 I. . I 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 front 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, Tho photograph 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. Gold-Brick' Sellers. 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 and dividend-paying, 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." --Lesllo's Weekly, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. FRENCH FLYER ."Wwr . . . 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 , 1 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 mers. Echaugo, IN SERBIA HONORS AMERICAN CITIES 1 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.