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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 12, 1918)
THE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
1 ltcmnrkubto photograph of ti mine exploding under n railroad bridge In section of the front hold by tho
Americans. 2 Group of Inhabitants of Hcourt St. Qncntln reunited at Arras after their deliverance from the Huns.
8 Three Belgian patrols creeping forward toward the German llneM.
HUN GAS STORM APPROACHING AMERICAN TROOPS
This photograph, taken, in a region occupied by the A merlcan forces, shows tho approach of a German bus
storm. Tho Yanks are putting on their gas masks.
FIRST PHOTOGRAPH OF PORTO RICO EARTHQUAKE
The llrst photograph received In this country of the devastation caused by a succession or cartnquaKcs v,hh.u
rocked the island of Porto Itlco recently. The picture, taken tn the town of Jfayaguez, show tho rulus of tho!
American Colonial bank.
YANKS IN ADVANCE AFTER GOING OVER THE T0Pv
Here Is a striking photograph showing tho advance of an American detachment that has just gone ovce the
and Is rushing on the enemy
duchess coming to America I FRENCH DIG UP THEIR BURIED TREASURES
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feTtU3toUJU3twaw j, ral. in tho army.
'I'lilu wiinnrl.-nlilrt ltrlllsli nlllclnl lilintoiMimli. tnkon on the western front
In Franco ot the Instant an enemy shell exploded, Is an Incident In the ad
vance on IJnpnumc. A Tommy while doing a little sewing on his shirt out
eldo u captured German but Is disturbed by the shell.
YANK AMMUNITION DEPOT BLOWN UP
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A Canadian soldier, whose arm had
been broken by a piece of shrapnel,
calls for a "fag" as soon us the sur
genu has llnlshed his work. ,The arm
was set In the emergency by the use of
a bayonet, scabbard and tho handle of
an entrenching tool, which were used
as an Improvised pair of splints, l'ho
tograph shows a comrade lighting the
This photograph shovts the explosion of an American aiununltlon depot
lKblnd tho Hues. With his camera adjusted to photograph the depot, tho
opwitor stood ready to "xhoot" when a German shell struck tho depot, The
pVotograpber released as tho building was blown to atoms.
Served Him Right.
A man called up for his medical ex
amlnntlon was very concerned as to
his liability of getting passed Into a
fvrfiflit which U'milil ittftim lulllhirtr snrv.
Ice. So he thought his best plan was
to get tho military otlleer on ono sldo,
which he did, and told him he was very
anxious to get into grade !l, nnd prom
ised him ?50 If ho could manage It
for him. The bargain was accepted,
and after his examination he asked
the olUcer how he had fared, which
brought forth the reply that after
! much dlllleulty he had succeeded In
geiimg mm passed grauo ,j. une man
at once handed over the money, ex
pressing to the olllcer his grateful
thanks, and as he took the money the
AYcs, It was a dlfllcult thing getting
you passed grade 8; as a matter of
fact, If It hadn't been for me they
woidd have turned you dawu altogether."
WhyDemonstfators Go Insane.
About a year agoi while demonstrate
IHg an electric washing machine at
the Chicago Electric show, the demonf
srrator noticed that one woman lls
tvned very carefully to his sules argu
ment. Sho seemed' especially interest
ud' In his explanation of a splash-proof
motor; In mention. the beauty and
compactness of tUe machine; In the
combination of motor nnd machine In
an outfit that would wash clothes clean
without wear undjear, and would pay
for Itself within a year.
So, edging up to the rail, sh said,
"I'd like to have one."
With pad. and pencil In hand the
demonstrator asked the usual question,
"What volla?e do you have in your
"Well, we don't she hesitated,
"wo dout have electric light, but we
have a telephone. Will It run on that?"
After the allied forces had recaptured the town of Homblcux, Franco,,
the Inhabitants were able to retrieve tho valuables they hadi burled In orderj
to keep them from tho thieving hands of the Huns. Photograph shows ni
family digging up their belongings- stored in a barrel and' burled.
AMERICANS IM ST. MIHIEL REGION
Philadelphia has found a burglar-in-oof
bunking truck which can bo
culled to any part of "tho city to re-!
celve deposits after bank Hours,
making It not only a convenience but
an economy. Tho money Is received
through a barred window, counted,
checked and placed In a fcteol safe
whero It Is Just as secure oj tthen K
has bcn latr tWVifHtred o the bunk
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Americans In support beside a road In the captured St. Mlhlcl salient.,
Behind fhem Is a captured German narrow gauge railway for titt'lug sup.,-
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