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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 25, 1918)
THE SEMI WEEKLY TRIBUNE. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA
LUNCH TIME FOR GOVERNMENT CLERKS IN WASHINGTON
l Frcndi soldiers diking captured (icnuui) pontoons from a river. li Train drawing two largo IllO-mllllmeter
trench mortars with hliells to nh advanced position. Antiaircraft rlllc and other guns taken from the (icnnnns y
BIG FRENCH HOSPITAL IN ALSACE WELL PROTECTED
Washington litis In vimo lititli more pleuwtnt anil more pu . iifesipi since war camp community mtvIc came
to the rescue of the government clerk at lunch time. Luncheon on a cl"ar day Is eaten on the big lot behind thu
state, war and navy building to the accompaniment of a bund from one of tin- tamps.
AMERICAN AVIATORS AT BARRACKS IN ITALY
This view of part of Hospital JiOl, Alpine barracks, Alsace, hIiows that the French recognize the necessity of ade
quately protecting mich places against the shells of tho ruthless Iltuis. In the foreground Is the entrance to thu
With the continuous arrival of American troops In Italj, alntIon school Ileitis have sprung up for tho Ynnkeo
llycrfl. 'I'hls photograph shows a group of the American aviation students before their barracks awaiting the call to
proceed to their training stations.
EXAMINING HIS WOUND
BRAVE ITALIANS VISIT AMERICA
LOAD OF CAPTURED MACHINE GUNS
I m ppm RnncTQ tup nniunc' m--
Some Italians may he undersized and squatty, but not the Alplnl, Italy's
crack fighters. These men were picked, one from each company, from tho
trenches along the I'luvo a few weeks ago. Not one of thum had had less
than two wounds, and many of them have survived four. They are shown
here on their arrival In Washington to boost thu Liberty loan. Hesldos the
Alplnl there are squads ouch of the Orcnntllcrl and the Horsagllerl, or Feath
AMERICAN DEFENSE SOCIETY STAMP
TrTMWJiw'tJ' "ft nmwi.'n.' ' ' "J1. Kit '" i.'".' -iHJ-''
The quoin of Uouuiaula calls to the
American people to buy Liberty bonds
to their utmost. She feels that the
sooner the enemy Is defeated tho
sooner her peoplo and her country will
be liberated from the militaristic op
presslon of the Hun. The photograph
shows the ciueen, at the lefi. with
Evidently Wanted to "Doll Up."
Strange things, considering the sur
roundings, are asked for by our sol
diers In France of the women running
tho Y. M. I'. A. canteens. F.lnlse HoIm
luson In a description of a typical
morning at the "Y" tells the follow
A South Carolina negro steps up to
Hie counter, asking:
"Yo''all got some complexion cream
i his mo'nlu', ma'am?"
"Two kinds." They are placed be
fore, blm. Ho cnrofully rends the la
bels and selects the larger Jar.
"Yassam. Some face powder, please,
In this, a llrltlsh odlclal photograph,
Is seen an American doctor of the
United States army examining ihe
wound of a British Tommy who Is on
his way. afoot, to tho Held dressing j
station from the front-lino trenches ,
A Canadian transport driver with a load of captured German machine
guns and trench mortars Inquiring tho wny to a captured gun dump near
YANKS HURRYING TO THE BATTLE LINE
Linen of Historic Interest.
In response to a call from tho Ainer
lean Ited Cross for old linen, a pack
ago containing a sheet and tablecloth
was received from 1'nlsley. Fla. The
were the gift of a woman who was born
In Germany, seventy-two years ago
The sheet was her grandmother's an.
tho tlnx from which It was made
grown by her grandfather. In Havarla
and was woven by him more than oat
hundred and twenty-llvo years ago
Who knows but what they may boust t
to bind the wounds of some Amerlcai
soldier on tho ground whore the tlax
was grown more than a century ago?
I Ik American Defcnxe society Is circulating this painting In the form of
a ti'iup for the heneilt of tho Fatherless Children of France, of which Marshal
Jfflre Is president. The plcturo was painted and presented to tho cause by
il. ii 'igulshed artUt, Kdwln Ilowland lllashtleld of New York.
War Libraries are Popular.
Tho camp libraries maintained bv
the American Library association .
ill the big training camps are very
popular. At Camp Oroeno, for In
stance, there wore JfciO men In tho 1I-.
brary at 7 p. m. on u recent evening,
molting ror dookh, ntid at one tlmt
there were 5T men sitting on tho floor
rending because thero were not enough
cnatrs to go around.
Aiding Red Cross In Honolulu.
Honolulu has a novel scheme foi
helping swell Its Amorlcan Red Cross
fund. Owing to tho largo area of the
city many persons are a consldornbk
distance from tho regular car lines
Automobile owners pick thoso resl
dents up nd permit them to pay for
tho rldo by dropping coins In a small
box. hearing ft tted Cross sign, attach
ed to the machine A Honolulu paper
is rewponsjuin inn.
Tii in oi the Sixenth American Infanirv
, motor transport serwee on their wuy to the
aboard trucks of tho
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