The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, February 14, 1919, Image 6

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    THE 8EMI-WEEKLV TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
1 Holshevlk prisoners chopping wood near Archangel, guarded by Yanks. '1- Gen immliet d'Kspeny. com
mander of ttio allied forces In the Halknns, anil General Allenby, conqueror of Turkey, meeting at Constantinople.
3- i land-made silk Hag presented to Mrs. Wilson by tho French Women's league.
FIRST PHOTOGRAPH OF PEACE DELEGATES IN SESSION
WHAT YANKS ENCOUNTERED IN THE ARGONNE
This Is the Hrst olllelal pliotograpli to arrive In this country showing tho peaco delegates In session la Paris.
'These delegates aro from every country In tho world.
HEADQUARTERS OF PRINCE MAX
IN AN UNUSUAL UNIFORM
I'rineo Max, who was lit charge of the German troops defending tho
(Argonno forest, had his headquarters In this boombproo' bhoiter protected
jlty walls of cement.
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' WHERE GERMAN ASSEMBLY CONVENES
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This is tho Itoyal theater In Weimar, where the Herman national asscm
Jly 1b In session to try to settle tho future government of tho country.
POSTSCRIPTS
Malno lumbermen prefer to uso
Htennt log haulers now on long roads.
The average, loud hauled by two horses
Js generally less than :i,0(M) feet, board
jtumsuro. Under fair conditions the
tit nni log hauler will haul about 7,000
t h on a sut of slodfl A train of six
U- bleb can bo taken ahlng hun
v -V log hauler would contain
Htii 'o.roo feet.
An Englishman Iiiir Invented a cover
for hatchways on vessels that oper
ates on the principle of n roll top desk
Electric service Is available In 10,
OKI communities In tho United States,
compared with :i,5tr served with gas
A railroad In Englnnd supplies toys
for children taking long Journeys to
relievo the monotony of riding.
For edibles served In glasses a glass
has boon invented with a sort of
pocket on one side to hold a spoon.
A veritable city of dugouts and bombproof shelters In the center of the Argoune forest from which the IIu un
made their defense. This was ono of the bloodiest battles of the war, due to the fact that the Hun defense was
practically Impregnable until our boys destroyed these dugouts nild bombproof shelters.
DORMITORIES ON THE PLAZA IN WASHINGTON
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Washington's plazu, a parking space recently purchased for Intensive beautifying, has been turned Into dormi
tories for women war workers. Tho space lies between tho Union station and the capltol. Two in a room, the girls
Hay $-15 ench lor housing and two meals a day.
MAJ. PIERRE VAN DUEREN
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It is protmhlc that among the thou
sands of men In uniform you have seen
on tho city streets you have never seen
one wearing this particular uniform.
This man belongs to the most cxclu
slve branch of Undo Sam's lighting
forces ho Is ono of the regular naval
gunners who manned the big 14-Inch
naval guns which helped smash the
German linos on the western front. 1
I'hero were only HOD mon, all picked
from the regular navy ranks, in this
service. Their uniform Is similar to '
that of a marine except for the In
signing, which are those of the navy. I
Many of the 000 have returned to this
country and are now at the naval bar- i
racks In Brooklyn, N. Y.
HUNS HELD THIS CHURCH FOUR YEARS
Interior of a small chureh in IScrtrumnlx which was used by the Germans
to billet troops, now restored to allies, showing strnwr.strewn pews which
were occupied by tho Germans for four years.
WHERE SUPREME COUNCIL MEETS
Couldn't "Sec" France.
"How do you Uko this country,
George?" asked an olllcor of n coal-
black southern plantation darky, whom
ho found working on a road In the rural
part of Frnucc.
"Thlsyer's no country for a nigger,
cap'n," replied tho toller In ollvo drab,
I been here eight months and I ain't
even seen a rabbit. Is you?"
Then George went back to Ids shovel
muttering curses against a land In
which ono couldn't oven find a rabbit.
Another durky was asked whother
ho was glad tho armistice had been
signed.
"You bet I is," ho exclaimed. "I
wants to get back to Oeo'ga soon's
1 kin. All 1 seen over hure Is rain
and klll-o-metts."
MuJ. Pierre Van Dueren of the Bel
gian army, photographed on his ar
rival In Now York on tho French liner
Ln Lorraine. Major Dueren has re- ,
celvod the French Legion of Honor,
the Croix de Geurre. the Belgian Order
of Chevalier and Italian and Busslan
decorations. Ho Is here on a diplo
matic mission.
Actress Grew Too Fat!
A remarkable lawsuit has recently
boon decided m fnvor of a moving
picture actress who sued her employ
ers for $715,000 for breaking a con
tract. The young woman declared
that sho was engaged for $500 a week
1 nnd was discharged because her em
ployers said she had gained In
weight I They had stipulated that sho
I was to weigh no more than 110
pounds, nnd clnlmcd that hor wolght
roso to 120. She denied this acquisi
tion of "too, too solid flesh," and sev
eral witnesses upheld her. Tho court
awarded her $10,000. Evidently nil
admiration for tho "tragedy queen,"
tfinlostle woman who onco re-
soundhigly trod tho bonrds, has van
I Ished from tho sorJs of the tnovto
fans ns Intcrpretou ny mo mm com
I pnnlcB.
Tho supremo council of the allied peace delegates holds ts m i t nigs in
this building, the French ministry of foreign alTalrs, on the Qual d'Orsay,
Paris.
SCRAPS
An agent of the bureau of fisheries,
S. F. lllldebrand, who conducted ex
periments ln tho vicinity of Camp Han
cock, near Augusta, Ga tnct with
noteworthy success In controlling tho
breeding of mosquitoes by the use of
Ilsh.
A Ilrltlsh school of archeology Is to
bo founded at Jerusalem, under tho
auspices of the Ilrltlsh academy. Tho
school Is to be conducted t ns a re
search body, to carry on oxcavatlon in
vestigations and as a training school
for nrcheologlsts.
Tho loss of potential lives ln Eng
land and Wales during the war, duo
ti1,lka'm,nlsl,od ,,,rtl rntp. nmounta
to u.)0,000. The nrntinrt
,tho other belligerent European coun-
ines huh pronamy boenevon greater.
Dr. Danjo Ehlnn. a lending Japaneso
Christian pastor at Tokyo, predicts
that Buddhism will die out when' mill
tarlsm and Imperialism are abolished,
and Christianity will become the re
Weekly U'L J",mnoso-
Twonty-two per cent of Ceylon
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