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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (July 5, 1918)
THE 8EMI.WKKKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
AMERICAN HOSPITAL FOR BLIND SOLDIERS IN FRANCE
The t'hatcnii do Madrid, In the Hols do Uoulogne, Paris, lins hcon taken over by the Red Cross for blinded
I Araurlcnn fighters. The chateau la exceptionally well suited for hospital purposes, as the rooms nro large, airy and
SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY READY FOR THE DAILY DRILL
1 Entrance to n dugout In the Alps between the Rrentn and tho I'lnve, where the Austrlans have been trying to
break through Into the plains. 2 Camouflage shop at tho front and some women workers. 3 Miss Florence MJl
Compcrs, granddaughter of Samuel Gompcrs, with the bureau of development of tho national headquarters, AmerW
can- Red Cross.
BRITISH IN PALESTINE BAKE BREAD IN THE SUN
The moblto antiaircraft section of tho Engineer corps stationed at Washington barracks, Washington, D. C,
have a battery of powerful searchlights which aro of tnvnlunblo nld in Bonrehing out enemy planes nt nignt. unuy
drills aro held and the men nro becoming exports In quickly rigging out their equipment.
Linn f. Hansen, patriot
NEW BUST OF SPEAKER CHAMP CLARK
There Is nono who will evor bo able
to doubt tho patriotism of Linn F.
Hansen, n young farmer of Wayne,
Neb. Hansen owned quite an extensive
farm but when ho heard tho call of
duty ho responded. First of all, hi
Bold his property, then contributed
$0,800 to tho Red Cross. Ho followed i
with a 51,000 contribution towards
building u church and then bought an
other thousand dollars' worth of Lib
erty bonds. Not content with all this,
Hansen enlisted In tho nrmy and then
,bought S-fftOO moro of Liberty bonds.
J Jo is stationed at Pcusacola, Fin.,
with Company 0 of tho Forty-third In
fantry. President Wilson has wrIUen
Hansen a letter expressing his adml
ration for tho action taken by tho
.Tunt nn illcl tho nnnlont noonln nf Pnlpstlrin hnlto tholi- nntniii-pnnil hroiwl In tho sun. sn nro thn TlrlHsli f1tVitnra
who have captured the Holy City baking their brqad. The IntensO heat of tho landkhns provided tho cooks with)
natural neat with which to do tho cooking.
CAPTURED BY AMERICANS AT SEICHEPREY L,EUT- eddie rickenbacker
This now bust of Speaker Chump Clark has Just been completed by Moses
A. Wnlner-Dykunr, a Ruaslan Jow, who hns been In America only a year. That
tho bust Is a good likeness tuny be scon from tho Inserted photograph of Mr.
Clark taken while he was posing to tho sculptor,
RELIEF FOR STRICKEN ITALIANS
Remark That Meant War,
"Homo nconlo ain't badly nroud
when they've got a cheap photygrnph
o show off," observed Mrs. Prunk of
No. 35 to her neighbor at No. 33. "She
Jhad tho four children all took togother
Inst week," and n thumb was jerked In
tho direction of No. 31.
"Only Bayln' to my husband this
juornlnV replied 33. " 'George,' I
says, 'I'm about fed up with her
Iflwank.' Never did see such n woman
to put on aire. Funcyl A photygrr.ph
In war tlmol I Bhnll tell her off If she
whows It to mo, you seo If I don't."
Two minutes Inter tho photograph in
question was being passed over the
' "Think it's like cmr asked Its
'I don't know 'cm, do I?"
'O' course you do. They're my
"Npvort Well, there, denr, I up
pose you washed 'em afore they wim
olc? Makes such u difference don't
These doughboys aro wearing German hats and nro displaying other
souvenirs captured by the Americans when they routed the Germans at tho
battle of Selcheprey. Among the other trophies In the picture mny be seen a
gun, gus musk, wlro cutter and canteen.
OVER THE TOP FOR THE LAST TIME
This truck of food, mcdklnf and clothing entering Agulllare, Italy. Is
an outpost of tho great port warehouses and transportation syatem of many
trucks which the American Red Cross maintains in Kuropt to supply military
hospitals and to feed, clothe and care for stricken civilians.
Lieut. Eddie Rickenbacker standing,
by his innchlno nt nn American avia
tion flelu In France. Rickenbacker
wns a prominent auto racer In this
country and was formerly' chauffeur
to General Pershing In Franco, but ho
wanted something more exciting, so
he Joined tho aero corps and has mado
good. Ho has been officially credited
with bringing down n number of Bocho
nlrplancs and Is known as a daring and
An Italian soldier who has gone on his lust furlough from the firing
line, and who has given his life so that demm-mry might live. He hurt Just
started to go over the top to attack when his life was flicked out by an Aus
Was Not Responsible.
A letter lwd been received by
sergeant major of drtlllcrv fmm
war office with reference to ono Qun-
ner Urecn, who, reported killed, had
arrived nt Woolwich. Could a full and
satisfactory explanation of same ho
Tho N. C. O. gave the matter much
thought, and then forwnnloii
"Green was nn old comrade of mine.
i visitefl him when ho was dying of his
wounds, nnd then saw 1dm burled.
Hence I know thnt ho Is dead, nnd nm
consir-ernbly surprised to hoar of his
retuui to Woolwich: but, plonso exon
erate mo from further blam Inas
much an I am not responsible for his)
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