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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 25, 1918)
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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., OCTOBER 25, 1918.
Lincoln County Exceeds its
Quota in Sum of $15D,350
In the Fourth Liberty loan campaign Lincoln cQimtv ex
ceeded its quota by $150,350, the total subscriptions reaching
a little in excess of three-quarters of a million dollars, and
about $200,000 more than was subscribed to the Third loan.
The North Platte district oversubscribed its quota by $112,
000, the-Sutherland district exceeded its quota by $1,550, the
Hershey district by $6,000, the Maxwell district by $14,250, the
Brady district by $1S,000 and the south Lincoln county dis
trict just reached its quota.
The quota for each of the six districts and the total sub
scribed in each district was as follows:
DISTRICT QUOTA SOLD
North Platte District $291,000.00 $403,550.00
Sutherland District 1 G0.000.00 01,550.00
Hershey District 04,000.00 70,000.00
Maxwell District 20,000.00 34,250.00
Brady District 79,750.00 97,750.00
South Lincoln Co. District S9.250.00 S9.250.00
Hospital Opculni: Delayed
It was expected that the detention
hospital in the city lire building would
be ready for occupancy this week, but
the time necessary for the plumbing
work was underestimated, and the
rooms will not be ready until the lat
ter part of next Voek.
Hospital 1' iinilshiiigs Needed .
C. F. Tracy, who has been appoint
ed to look after furnishing the deten
tion hospital in the city lire building,
requests The Tribune to solicit dona
tions of single or throe quarter beds,
kitchen and rocking chairs and standB
from our citizens. Those who have
such aritclos to donate will please
phono Secretary Stroltz, of the Rod
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Jfurs.es Under Seiere Strain
Word received from Dulcie Frater.
one of the student nurses who enlisted
in the Nurses Reserve and who was
called to Camp Dodge for service
in a letter states that only eight of the
many nurses in service there wore
able to stand tho strain of the long
continued nursing. As a treat to the
eight after the worst of the epidemic
was over they were given twenty-four
hours off to do as they pleased.
"North IMntto Boys Go Though
Among the boys on one of the troop
trains yesterday afternoon were Pete
Petit and "Spec" Adams, both of
whom were sent from this city to
Camp Fremont. They met a number
of their friends at the depot. On the
same train was a brother of A. W.
Brown. Will Ritner was expected to
go through yesterday, but from the
f'aptain of WrlH's company it was
learned that he had been sent over
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Save from $5 to $12 and buy your
suit now. Best man tailored suits to
lit misses and women up to a size 4S.
This season's choicest materials and
styles on sale at THE LEADER MER.
Truck Motor Arrives.
The motor for the lire truck replac
ing one that had seen its best days,
was received Wednesday after sevoral
weoKs ot anxious waiting. Chairman
VonGootz, of tho fire committee of tho
council, now breathes easier.
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Work of Woman's Coinmltltoe.
During tho recent Fourth Liberty
bond campaign tho subscriptions se
cured bv tho woman's nnmmlttnn tot
aled $63,300, or about one-eleventh of
the total subscribe! In thn nnHrn
county. The committee was well or
ganized, especially in North Platte,
and tho campaign carried on by the
solicitors was aggressive. Tho show
ing is certainly vory creditable.
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Oierman Gets Coiiiinislon.
A letter received yesterday by rela
tives from Mancll Overman announced
that ho had received his commission
Coijirrat iilnt Ions to Mr .McDonald
Today is thi niiint.vflpnnni! hlrtli
annlversry of Charles McDonald, Lin-
coin county s oiuost innauitant as to
continuous resldonce and ato as to
years. Tha Trillium cmisrrnfiilnln
Jlr. McDonald that ho has roached
nis auvancou age with so little dim
n.lnf? of his faculties and trust that
ne may reacn me century mark.
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The Physical nxninlimttnn nf all
Lincoln county men of tho Soptombor
reftmration to wiiom questionnaires
iihu B"u sow. was comniet&d vnstr-
.day. Tho exact number nf nmn ni.
ined hns not yet been compiled, neith
er nas me number or men rejectod as
The next new work of the board
win ne to send out questionnaires to
the selectivo draft men between the
ages cr thirty-seven and forty-six
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Mrs. Kd MusIU Dies.
l!.ll iMUSlll. nf Tin vim Pun ten-
father of the boy who was killed at
the race track last month, is in town
today enrouto homo from Wisconsin.
Mr. and Mrs. Musill nccnninnnli1 Mm
remains of thoir son to Wisconsin for
cunai. icnroute homo Mrs. Mnslii
was taken sick, placed in n Chicago
iiusiimu ami uiou rour flays lator.
Mr. Musill took her remains (o Wis
consin for intormont nnd Is now on
routo homo a completely hoart-brokon
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llusy Day ni Canteen.
YOBterdnV was ihn mnil luicn.
the Rod Cross canteen service hag ex
experienced, some of the workers ro
ne rtlng at olght o'clock in tho morn
ing and WOrkinc Hirnimli until
o'clock in tho evening without a five
,i.t. ...... .. . i . .
During tllo dav flflfwn Intmlfn.l
cups of coffee were served 'to the
men on tho sevoral troop trains which
passed tlirouch. Thf ninn wnr
supplied with magazines nnd nost-
Many of the mon nvnrpsooii imnvh.
r. IUV1I . .111.11,1
appreciation nf tho unnrfanu.
- - - - - v. . ivi'n r in
as lieutenant. He has been attending i8 ? ',eJ"K ?nl,l "P?" for
tho officers' training school at Camp I ?T pBVT volunteers for Y.
Gordon, Ga. As tho young man is not fiiqC' 'JI," ,U 18 stat?(1 ,,n
yet twenty-one, tho fact that he has 11,?"" V"1 boca"8A of tho
received. a commission Is all the more'SK, "e"!.c1 forco f American
creditable. . lighting men overseas today, and ever
Kiuing uumner. mere nro not enough
M. C. A. war workers available
for service to meet tho demands. As
a result tho S. O. S. call is being
sent over the entire country for those
available for such service.'
For Sale Soft coal Oak Heater.
Good as now. Phone Rod 1107.
All those who have taken comfort
kits home to make for tho Sammy
Girls please bring them in as soon as
possible as there is a call for them.
Finished kits may bo loft at tho
Franklin auditorium or at the county
jail with Mrs. Salisbury.
Now is tho tiine to lay in your win
tor supply of outing flannels on sale
at THE LEADER MER. CO' at 18c
20c 25c 27 c and up including
plain white, colors and fancy checks
and plaids and stripes.
For Sale Bulck Touring car. Phono
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Lots "of Moisture.
Rain began falling shortly after
7:30 last evening, continued gently
until four o'clock this morning when
it turned to snow, which continues to
fall at the time wo go to press. The
ground Is covered with an inch of
very mushy snow which means a
thorough soaking of the soil and will
be of great beenflt to fall wheat.
At tho car on track at Locust street
crossing. Only $2.15 per bushel.
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Our big cash purchase of over a
year ago enables us to sell to our
patrons blankets at last year's prices.
Our stock is limited so we adviso you
to select you Winter needs now a
small deposit will hold them for you
at THE LEADER MERCANTILE CO.
VJ;4b7 A : ix
nUY as good as you can but don't figure on more than two
D season's wear, for child-growth outstrips the usefulness of
Wvo an nmplo range of snnppy styles; (lie prices nro low for
we placed our orders early nnd secured distinct udynntngesj
and you may no sure that the workmanship hns forseen every
misuse n lively youngster can give her clothes.
Wilcox Department Store.
l'JtlXiltKSS IS UKI.VtJ MADi:
(. ALL WAit FltOXTS.
The Germans are employing the
oralim of thoir army In an offort to
ktlUll Ilia Allllirfnall nnrnali Kiit tl...
U , . --.v .... v . .i. .. uiu iinii) Milk
sobsoiuhI voterans hnvo proved un
equal to tua occasion. Tlie Americans
Iirvq pushed northward nlong the
Musc river until they aro almost
fourteen miles north of Verdun and
are gradually approaching pnn-nnr-Moubc.
an Important Germnn strong
hold. Tho Amoricans wore confronted by
a mui 'ipr of fortified hills and wood
lnnde which bristled with machine
guns. These aro fulling steadily be
fore t)u persistent proHtire of General
Pershing's gallant armies.
ino nrltlsh have advanced twenty-
two HKles east of Douni nnil nlinnst In
Conde The Raismes forest was tho
Uormnn's chiof nntnrnl linrrloi- iln
fendhiK tho Conde. Conde Is a posi
tion oi mucii importance, owing to the
lnrgo numbor of highways that enter
lliat lowir It la nn tlm rnllwnv nn
llnKlng up Mons, Ilavay and Vnlen
The allied advance In Ilelgium hns
apparently slowed down with tho
unupii. French and Rolgians utiliz
ing tho temporary lull to link up and
orxiiiue tnnir new ?n im nunnn n i
tho bridgehead tinnltlnns.
The Germnn roply to tho Hritish
barrage at tho opening of Thursday's
attack in Franco wns strong. Tho
vory earth tromblod with the vlbrn
ttins from Mi
riflo'cxnlOHtnilK. Tim nilvni.,.ln,. Ur-H
ish infantry mot with strong mnclilno
gun resistance, in silencing which tho
t n li 1 r 'i ! . n 1 I 1 . i .
......kf K'U lllitiuintl UHHlHlllIlCe .
s UoRgland for Seimtor.
KllOWinir tho OXteilSiVo 1inl nrnn.
tico of W. V. Ilonclnnil. Wf rnnllo
that he is ninlrlmr n anrirlflnn In lin-
coming a candidnt for state sen
ator from this district, but ho is
loyal to western Nebrnska nnd be
lieving that ho niliriit h
this pectlon of tho state as a member
of tlio spnate, ho consented to boeonio
a caildldatu. An .a mnmlmr nf Hint
body in the past ho assisted in getting
through a number of good measures
and in defoating n number that wore
bad. Mr. Hoaclniul 1h n flrrhi.m rni.
right and against wrong, and his abil
ity is such that ho commands ntton-
qon wnicn increases his sphero of in-,
tlticnce and useful
acquaintance and his knowledge of
conditions in tho state would nlsn
tend to ornand bin nffl..
tor. For the wclfaro of tho district
anud-jjo state at largo we hope for Mr.
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Icing .Season lVanliiir.
The icinir HfMSmi fll. f inluli n 1.1 n
' w. U1 IDIIUUIU
ireigiu in transit a ilrnu-Ho- (n ninan
grapes being about the only fruit left
for refrigeration. Tho past icing seas
on at North Platte lias boon tho heav-
lCOt in tho history nf Mm nlnnf Vnt
only wore tho housos emptied, but up
iu usieniay sovon iiunilrou cars of
ICO liait 1)0011 fill llllpd In frmn ntlm.
points to supply the demand made up
on tho local plant.
Kill CilM's Show I
Fifteen new cases nf hmnnn
rejioriou to. tlio board of health Wed
m-suay aim a naif dozen or more yes
terd.iy. Tho heavy roport made Wed
nesdav was Inrcetv d
latlon of cases for several days that
miu not neen reported daily.
Few of tho existing cases am enn
sldcrod serious, tlio greater part of
uiimii Huurcoiy needing tho attendance
"i ii iniyaicinu.
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Anyono who is willing to assist tho
ut mo ued cross Dotontlon
Hospital will nl nnso fill nuf nt
rollment blank in form as below and
iii.iM uxiwiss noyd, care General
WiU Sorvo Hoiirs'.'.'.'.' .Days'
Will serve as Volunteer
Will Domnnd pay .'.
Itod Cross Chauffers Wanted.
Tho Red Cross hns Issued a call
for ono thousand eight hundred men.
from sixteen years of ago up. to go to
Franco for automlbllo sorvlco with
the Red Cross In Franco. Itnly and
Greece. Tho only requisite Is that tho
man be nbln bodied nmi aimii ..nt i.
in class 1-A. Tho pay is forty dollars
i ihjiiui wun an equipment and ex
Mutinies in Germnn Army.
i requent mutinies nro occurring
i .1",. ",,a ,n 1110 noff uormnn
', "'"PatchoH from tho battlo front
stated Thursday nftornoon.
Dr. Morrill. Dentist.
Frod Dick, In sorvlco in Franco
writes that ho attended a moving
nlcturo show tho other evening that
lasted from 7:30 to 11:0 and included
"fteon reels. Ho met former Firomnn
P'.woll who Is now in tho navy and
had a flno visit.
Allies Praise Wilson's Soto.
A cordial reception was gtvon by
tho Fronch press Thursday to Presi
dent Wilson's Intost noaco note to
Gormnny. It was highly pralsod.
Tho press takes tho view that tho
note assuroH that tho fruits ot victory
nnd liberty will bo safeguarded.
The conditions aro clear as to ab
President Wilson still considers
that the German authorities themsel
ves are not qualified to mako peaco,
according to the Fronch liowspnpors.
Tho London Pall Mall Gazetto. in
discussing President Wilson's latest
nolo to Germany, says that nny fear
that tho president's "dcliberato meth
od of denllng with tlio Germnn over-
turae botokonod a mitigation of the al
llog' domands and tho forogolng ot
thoir comploto victory will bo banish
ed by tho conclso nnd lntloxlble torms
of his crowning rejoinder."
Senate lhicks l'p Wilson.
Washington, Oct. 24 Tho senate
proparod to back up Prosldont Wil
son's noto to Gormnny Thursday by
passing nt ono sitting tho $6,000,000,
000 urgent dofloioncy bill, carrvlng
hugo appropriations for tho army" and
tho navy and otlior wnr-mnklng ngon-clcs.
.. Overshoes nnd rubbers nt a big
saving a t i 1 1 UJU HA D ERnl ER . CO.
For Sale Round Oak Heator. Call
"k 878 or call at 402 W. 11th.
Wm. Roddon deturned yostorday
ii Denver, wliero ho placod his
'her, Jim Rodden, in a hospital
' or quick action and satisfactory
inlf list your land with Thnclecko. tf
1 H-do Trotter had oxnected to beirin
CU' llg a fourth nmn nf nlfnlc,
lai ' near Uradv tminv imi im o.
Btni wil probably damago tho crop
iu uuaiiiuruoio oxion.
Inqu.ro at tho Ovorland Garago. 83
11 a m., Sunday Bchool 12 noon. Wcd-
uoauuy evening meetings 8 p. m., Build
ing and Loan building. Room 25.
Ford Worm Drive Truck
Plows, Tandem Discs, Dribbs Packers
Repairs for all machinery here described on hand.
-Ogier. Auto Co.,
TRUCK AND TRACTOR AGENCY.
207-211 E. Fourth St., North Platte, INebr.
I PATTERSON & BUCHANAN'S I
A nice new bungnlow on east Fifth street $3,500.00
Good & room dwelling house, close in on
W. 5th street. Full modern. Cheap at $4,000.00
Good 6-room dwelling on North Side $2,250.00
Easy terms on any of these bargains.
Farm Auction Sales.
51 l you contcinplatu lunliig an AUG- -G
StTPSm hV SALKI Our experience and J)
PrSw' knowledge In handling negotiable S
teSWs; paper In this coiiimuiilty will ho of tglf
gfi.SX frreat aid to you in winding up your (jjS
affairs on the farm. tm
f,,,''!li u clerk who will Kffi
IjVgerWX I'flt'r all tho Hnanrlal transac-
I Call on lis for advlco. Let's get to- 5
gether and talk It over.
Platte Valley State Bank
NORTH PLATTE, NEB. S
Plan Now for Winter Months i
FOR THE STOCK
We carry chops, molasses fed, bran, shorts,
salt, tankage, cotton cake, chicken fetd, hay and
and all kinds o! grain. Highest market price paid
for hpgs and grain at our elevator.
Leypoldt & Pennington
PHONES 99 OR 206
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