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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 3, 1918)
Awntch Is an especially flno Chrlst
mnprosont because It Is such a prac
slcai thing. Everyone ought to have
a watch. People expect that.
Fathor's old timepiece ought to bo
roplaced with a handsomo now modol
in kpoplng with the clothes ho wonrs
andthe home he maintains.
Mother ought to havo a handsome
bracolet watch becauso i,t Is fashion
able and will save hor much Umo
Young folks should have watches
bocauso they teach tho value of time films which wero oxpected on the evc-n
and nunctualltv lnK traJn fft,lc1 to nrrivo- nml tho
and punctuality, bouses closed. They opened to good-
Clinton has splendid watches forB,ZO(1 BU,oncM jaBt evening.
moriS womon, boys and girls. Thoy
"are tho very best makes, handsomely
casod In niled and solid gold.
G. S. CLINTON,
Jewelor and Optician
At the Sign of the Big Ring
DR. 0. II. CRESSLER,
Office over the McDonald
CITY AND COUNTY NEWS.
Piatt White has boon spending tho
past week in Omaha.
Mrs. W. II. Blalock loft Saturday
for a visit with friends in Cheyenno.
Word recolved Saturday announced
that Henry Clark had arrived safely
Miss Graco Burko returned Sunday
fromva ten-days visit with friends In
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cross left Sun
day for California whoro they will
spend tho winter.
Bert Naporatok, who is running a
train out or Kvanslon, camo down
Saturday to visit friends.
Rev. J. II. Curry w'ill sot to Lin
coln today to attend a meeting of the
i'roiljytorian church boards.
Mrs. Geo. A. Austin returned Sun
day1- from u visit with hor daughter,
Mrs,. J. B. Hayes, In Omaha.
Mr. and Mr. W. II. Quado, of
Stapleton.'.ivoro guosts of Mr. nnd
Mi. C. R. Moroy Sunday.
ilra. D. W. Dnggott, who has been
V'llstttng hor-daughter In North Platto,
wont homo to, Gothenburg Sunday.
Having been dohtyod a week longer
at Camp Pike than was oxpected.
Ilorton Munger will leave for homu
1C Choice Barred-Rock Cockorels,
J2 to 3 each. Mrs. A. F. Hanson.
Phono 790F021. . 91-1
P. W. SItton, manager of tho V. P.
employes club at Green River, snont
yostorday in town whllo enrouto tolSomo of them got beneath tho engine
WILLIAM FARNAM as Lassiter the Avenger
in a picturization of Znne Grey's famous novel
"Riders of the Purple Sage."
A story of love, mystery, adventure in the great Southwest
Also n Musical Program that Will Be a Treat
Keith Theatre JftftSfc December 4-5
.AuThe Crystal Tonight and Wednesday.
F, G, JlMlft spont Sunday in town,
murnfng to Ogalalla (he same even
ing. Mr. and Mrs. Wilklnfl, who have
tniule thoir home herfe for the past
fix months started for California Sun
day to snend the winter.
iw DISCOUNT on Men's Suits and
Overcoats. HARRY SAMUKLSO.N.
Carl Durkwln, a man Hcvonty-flvo
yonra of age, who was brought from
Madrid to a loonl hospital for treat
ment, died Sunday.
For Sale Frosh Milch Cow. A. F.
Gregg. Xo. I'iatte. Phono 794F21 93
J. F. Wagnor, a former switchman
in tho local yards, is now yardmator
at one of tho bV oitloa in Franco and
.writes that he has a flue Job and likes
Dr. L. J. Krauso, Dontlst, room 3
McDonald Dank building.
Tho plcturo shows wero In roadl-
r0W(,B MUIiit admission, but the
Has your homo a good clock? Xo;
then why not mako a Xmas present
of ono to your wife? HAHIIY DIXON.
Otto Thoelecke recolved yostorday
from Loren Sturgos In France a
French and a Gorman bayonet, both
of which are worn as sldearms. Tho
German bayonet is shaped somewhat
Ike those of tho United Statos, whllo
tho French Is longer but much smal
ler In clrcujnforonce.
$25 REWARD For information lead
ilng to tho arrost and conviction of
tho thief who romovod tiro from
Nash car Goodyear tire 34-4. Num-
bor 125053C1. Leave information at
Manager Marvin, who has boon in
charge of tho Union Pacific eating
house in this city, has been transfer
red to Omaha as manager of tho re'
taurant in that city. Ho is succeeded
hero by A. T. Dodd, who arrived
from Omaha Saturday night.
Loron Sturges writes that he now
wolghs 141 pounds, w,hereas ho weigh
ed 190 when ho entered, tho service.
Ho sends a postcard picture of himself
which looks but Iittlo like himself. It
t probable that he will bo transferred
from tho postal department to the
FOR TItADK: A first class paying
business for city or farm property,
Will nssumo encumbranco If necos
nary, or will glvo terms. Reason for
selling, owner has othor interests
P. O. Box 305. 91tf
Forty or fifty California boys who
had been in training nt tho artillery
offlcors' training nchool at Camp Tay-
lor, Kentucky, passed west on train
No. 19 yesterday. Tlioy had been do
mobollr.ed and stated that by the end
of this wock that camp would bo
cleaned' out of men.
DON'T LIST YOUR LAND' WITH
MK unless you win! to sell. I have
plenty of customer now for Impror.
vt mid nuIinitroTCMl farms priced
riglit. u. Jl. 1 mihhr.l KK
Charley llacon, who is railroading
n France out of a city of 25.000
people, writes that he had a good Job
on a division that is but thlrty-flvo
miles long. Tho only thing bo cannot
got accustomed to aro tho womon
brakoman, ono of whom he says Is
not less than seventy-flvo years of
For Salo G5 ncros corn stalks, 3
in II oh west of town. Inquire at 1203
North Locust. 93-2
If tho papors or letters you recoil
oil thrdugh tho mall yesterday morn
lug wero mutilated or soiled there's
a reason. Tho boys wore hauling a
truck load of mall which camo in on
No. 5 Sunday evening across tho
track when tho load waa struck by tho
onglno of No. 9. Tho pouches and
racks wero Hcattcrod to tho winds
I wheels nnd tho contents mutilated
LOCAL AND PERSONAL -
Go laughing Up the Road with1
Sallle tonight at the Crystal.
Mr. and Ms. E, M. Bird nndDon,
Hinckley, of Gothonburg, wero in
North Platto visYting yostorday..
R. E. Petorlolin, who lives north-,
wost of Hershoy transacted business Jn
town yoterday and mado The Tri
bune a call.
Will there bo a Columbia Grafonala
In your home this Xmas? Nothing !
will be moro onjoyod by tho whole;
family. HARRY DIXON, The Jewoler.
County Commissioner S. J. Koch
loft for Hastings last night to attend
tho annual convention of tho Nebras
ka county commissioners and county
Rolling Stones everyone knows;
Sco the ono WJlIam Farnum throws
In RIdors of tho. Purple Sage,
Tho Thrlllingost play on screen or
Keith Theatro, Wednesday and
Messrs. Den, Rcbhausen, Schott
and Cooley shouldered their guns and
went to Sarben Sunday and brought
back eleven wild geese. This flock
of eleven camo flying over the hunters
bang went tho automatics and nine of
tho eleven dropped. Tho other two
circled around, camo back and they,
too, wero killed.
Do not miss attending the salo of
fancy work nnd stamped articles to
bo held Saturday, December 7th in
Dorryberry and Forbes window. Come
and And that needed Xmas gift. Tho
Sammy Girls receive a percent of
tho proceeds. Tho Sammy Girls will
also havo on salo some sweaters left
from outfitting tho boys. 93-2
(From Hershey Times) .
I). A. Lowry. proprietor of tho
lershey hotel, passed away sudden
ly shortly after noon Wednesday
from heart failure. While his health
has be eui failing rapidly of late, the
end was not looked for so suddenly.
Field Manager John Bryan, of the
American Sugar Co., informs us all
beets havo been harvested in this ter
ritory and tho storage plies are in
splondid shape. Next week will sec
tho real work commenced on these
huge piles in the( factory, at Grand
(From Brady Vindicator) .
Yartor & Clark loaded theJr last
car of beets Wednesday. Fifteen car
loads of tho finest beets ever raised
In this vicinity were shipped by them
this season. Most of tho work foil to
Mr. Yarter this fall, as Mr. Clark
has been ill through tho busy season.
Whllo A. T. was equal to the task,
ho is not sorry that tho Job Is over.
At a trial held last Saturday night.
Judge HUenour fined C. B. King
threo dollars and costs for discharg
ing firearms into village limits. Mar
shal Elliott's dog wns tho targpt. Mr.
King incorms us mat no lias appealed
tho caeo to the district court.
Brady lias Bixty-nlno boys In tho
army and navy, and as It 1b the gov
ernment's intention to rolcaso-mosti
cf them from tho service soon, wo can
tlndly look forward to the near Pui-
turo whon the boys will bo dropping!
off of most every Incoming train. A
big reception should bo planned as
socn as tho Flu has run Its course.
: :o: :
Students Demobilized Tlils Week.
Tho war department Friday Issued
orders for tho demobilization of the
student's army training corps. Mus
tering out Is to begin AVedncsday, Do
conibor 4, and by December 21, 200,
000 embryo officers in 500 colleges
and unlveraltios In the United States i
KU put nsido the panoply of war and i
return to tho old fashioned routine of
peace timo education. Novortheloss
tho enlisted men will bo given the
plvllogo of wearing their uniforms
for four months. Orders for demobil
izing at tho UniverBlty of Nebruska.
C'ni'Khton unlvorsity and othor stnto
aiiools havo been sent out nnd noxt
woek personal inspection, medically,
otf of each Individual In the corps
BUCHANAN & "pATTKKSON'S
Five room cottage, modern oxcopt
heat, threo blocks from Post
Office i 5000.00
Good 6 room cottage on West 12th
Frame & Stucco bungolow, modern
excopt boat $3000.00
NIco new bungalow In tho East End,
modern excopt heat $3500.00
Eight rocm framo dwolllng and aero
lot on East 2nd St $2500.00
Flvo room Cottngo at 1205 Wost 9th.
near Locust $1600.00
The ban against now buildings has
been romoved nnd wo offer to thoso
desiring to build tho following bulhK
ing lots with sidownlks and sewer
paid ror and water and gas available
uno 101 in tno 1200 block on West
bixui Stroot JROO.nn
Ono lot in tho 200 block, South Pino.
oniy tnroe blocks rrom tho High
Easy terms on any of Uicso proper
ties. : :o:-
Taken upon the Hansen ranch, sov
on miles northwest of North Platto,
on or about August 1st. 1918, ono cow
and calf, cow bronded -with J bar un
der J and Hguro ono under bar; calf
about flvo months old and not brand
ed. Owner call, provo pnoporty, pay
charges and take nnlmal away.
II. P. HANSEN.
"D2-Cw North Platto. Nob.
Speaking of Rumors.
According to an Amsterdam ills
pntch It Is jH'rslsti'ntly being ru
mored that tho kaiser Is losing his
Amsterdam might further startle
Hie world by announcing n per
sistent rumor thut there Is i war on
Or nnot!;er rumor that Christmas
day will coine on December 'jr this
Or n porslstcct rumor that wnter Is
A Letter From Cyril IKinegnn.
Nov. 10th, Evening.
Dear Folks: A bundlo of news
papers camo last week, and two poli
tical letters, ono from Keith Neville
and ono from former Govornor Moro
hoad. Today being Sunday, after my
obligations for tho day wero over, I
decided to promenade (wo novor walk
or hlko here) out in tho country. Af
ter going a number of miles I discov
ered I was lost, started to return,
took another wrong road, finally was
overtaken by an American nuto truck
coming in from the artillery camp at
This place. Bonnes, whero our com
pany boa been quartered for the past
threo months, is grandly beautiful,
both in tho city and surrounding
country. Ono budding In tho city
"Tho Palaco of Justice" contains
rooms moro beautiful than any I have
soon In America, not excepting tho
Whito Houso. The paintings on tho
walls aro centuries old, wondortul
tapestries and linings of oak and
solid of gold. I Intend to visit this
place again and sovoral othor places
of Intorest -In tho city.
Professor Dantran who teaches us
French and speaks good English, is
to tako us around and r M-Mr
significance. Tho ' - r j',;o
Olty beforo the war vn- w 0
but Is now 120,000. Uio oxtra popula
tion bolng duto to tho many refugees
and workmen in tho place. It 1b said
this city has moro history than any
othor city In Franco becauso It is tho
oldest and becauso it is the hub or
contor of commorco and "a city that
never been captured.
It is and always has been tho capi
tal of Brittany whfch dolled tho
Fronch kings thru' tho middle ages.
Tho wholo of Brittany, all but Rennos,
hns boon captured sovoral times. In
tho timo of tho French revolution in
1739 tho pcoplo of Bonnes did not
sharo in tho bloody massacres, the
mnyor of tho town dolled tho author
ities, tore up the shoot of papor with
tho namos of thoso to be murder
Tho English captured nr'tf?"v nt rir
Umo, all but Honnos. n Britain wer-'i-and
sixty men mado their voy
tho city by night; the Teop!o
starving nnd tho English had
hogs outaldo tho walls to feo-1 tv'
army. Thoy got nn old sow, tho only
hog In tho town nnd with a pair of
ri'ncers pinched hor oars, sho mado
so mneh noiso that tho 2000 pigs camo
running, crossed tho rlvor. thoy open
ed tho gato nnd lot them In. Then tho
English decided to tunnol undor tho
h'll and blow up tho town, ono night
tho church boll rang, the peoplo gn
thored to tho church and a statue
thorn apparently raised its hands and
wolntod iu tho direction of whoro tho
tunnol was boing dug. they gathored
there, hoard tho dlgglnir. dug down
to them nnd poured boiling oil nnd
oxploslves on tho rtfcgors nnd tho
Enrflsh envo tin tho solgo. This 1"
lt n little bv tho wnv of history of
th's plnco. lato bedtime now. will
Nov. 11th. 1918, Hwrnh! Hurrah!
Hurrah! It has come It 's horo It Is
ROBERT 31. JOYCE, Chairman.
CEO. COUPLND, YiccCha!nnan.
CHAS. A. McCLOUD. Trensurcr.
II. C. RICHMOND, Secretary.
Nebraska State Council
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 26, 1918.
Chairman o! County Councils:
The State Council o Defense is in
receipt of information from Washing
ton withdrawing all curtailment upon
Christmas buying and since there no
longer exists any reason why the old
fashioned custom of liberal purchas
ing of seasonable items should not be
indulged in, the public is encouraged
to buy to their heart's content. The
County Chairmen are urged to give
this matter the widest possible pub
licity and to encourage the people to
fall back into their holiday custom
with free heart and generous hand.
Nebraska State Council of Defense.
Robt. M. Joyce, Chairman.
over, over there? Of course it Is.
Peace and Victory! Went to work as
usual this morning, near the noon
hour I nouiccd Fronch soldiers bunch
ed togethor. They wero saying "Les
querro finl" Tho war Is finished.
Then tho whistles began to blow
American engines were making as
much noiso as any. Tho Frenchmen
wore taking a iholiday, so did we. We
formed ranks In front of the depot
and paraded tho down town streets.
Stores wero rapidly decorated with
Fronch an American Hags, tho march
seomod to bo already organized, it
takes peoplo who have suffered much
to bo capable of rejoicing as these
peoplo rejoiced, wholo families mar
ched together, linked arms, row after
row, singing hymns of thanksgiving
nnd praise nnd the Marsellals.. Tho
Joy of tho people is Intense, even
tho German prisoners seem happy,
tho soldiers and nil tho peoplo net ns
if they would likoto lift and carry the
Amorlcnn soldiers Just as thoy used
to do to tho winner In a big football
game at home.
I hope tho U.S. has the big say in
Your Gift Wishes
and save time and worry you
will be repaid by shopping here
Co mplete Lines to Please Every
, One at Prices to Fit Every
Gifts for Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Wife.
Friends and Acquaintances-
Our stock is always complete
We are never out of goods.
THE jCaiiL STORE
all, ifccludjtng dletaijs. Havo heard
many French and English peoplo say,
"It will bo as President Wilson wants
it." Would like to return homo as
soon as possible and continue and con
clude my studies at tho Uni.
Cyril P. Donegan.
Houso keeper for aged couplo. "Wife
an invalid. Address T. G. Edmisten,
Meriden, Wyo. 91-4
N'otJco of retition.
Estate No. 1G02 of Alma B. Sims,
In the County Court of-Lincoln
The State of Nebraska: To all per
sons interested in said estate, take
notice that a petition has been filed
for tho appointment of George J. Tay
lor, of Wellfleet, Nebraska, as admdn
fitrator of said estate, which has
been set for hearing herein on De
cember 27, 191S. at 9 o'clock a. m.
Dated December 2, 1918.
WM. H. C. WOODHURST,
D2-3w County Judgo.
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