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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 20, 1919)
THE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
1 Some of the athletes picked to represent the American army In the Interallied meet tit Joinvllle-le-Pont, nenr
Paris, photographed as they Were nhout to sail from New York. 2- -African chasseurs In the square at Beyrouth when
the Trench occupied Syria. 11 draco. Lorotta Williams of Tall Mall, Tenn., who was married to Sergt, Alvln York,
known as the "greatest liero of tho war."
REMINDERS OF OUR DEAD IN PERSHING SQUARE
r-sccond street nnd Lexington avenue, New
of the supreme sacrifice made by over
How of "graves" built by Mrs. Laura Prlsk In 1'ershlng square at Fort:
York city. These graves will servo ns a reminder to the throngs who pass
00.000 American soldiers.
FLEXIBLE AIR CAMELS FOR MARINE SALVAGE
mKSifSm. MKjUBl'i&MMiM Lieut. Russell Gordon has just Invented what Is known as a flexible air camel for marine salvage. The camel Is
Pljflrlj ..-SIPWj' S&SSfl "st 1111 alr vesscl which Is packed up In a small space, and numbers of them are Inserted In the hold of a submerged
jfcWpjm? .'.t I s,lIp A,r 13 t,lcn Pm"Pei1 ,nto them from above and, as water displacement takes place, gradually raises tho vessel to
WEDDEDT MRS" J0HN AST0R BOOKS FOR THE WOUNDED SOLDIERS
A view of the harbor of Hamburg, Germany, with numerous Idle vessels lying at anchor.' f
This year, for the llrst time since the war started, tho famous annual
Lolpsle fnlr was hold. The photograph shows the throngs viewing the exhibits
In Peter street.
BIG CONCRETE DRY DOCK AT BALBOA
Mrs. William G. McAdoo, daughter
of President Wilson nnd wife of the
former secretary of tho treasury, pin
nlng a medal for Liberty loan worn
on Mrs. A. Mitchell Palmer, wife f
tho attorney general. The presentation
occurred Just a fow hours before the
bomb explosion which almost wrecked
tho Palmer home.
The American Library association Is collecting books for the wounded
boys in the military hospitals erf the country. In New York this pyramid was
built to boom the work, 100,000 books being required for it.
RETURN OF THE YANKEE WINDJAMMER
Lord Hlbblesdale, the most pictur
esque peer In Kngland, who, according
to an advertisement appearing under
"Murrlages" in u London newspaper,
has married Mrs. Avu Willing Astor.
mother of Vincent Astor and divorced
wife of Col. John .Tnctb Astor, who
was lost In the Titanic disaster.
Why Organize Health Clubs,
Tho fact that 33 per cont of candi
dates wero rejected by army physical
! examinations because of underweight
's being used by promoters of the im-
i llonal health campaign, which Is being
boosted In Iowa. Home demonstra
tion iiKeiiio uru cu-ojieniiing with
teachers, food clubs, and paront-teai h
er associations. It Is planned to or
ganize health clubs, to prepare menu
ana semi out 'literature relating tu
An olllcor Just returned from France
Is telling this story:
"Where," he nsked of a negro sol
dier of one of the New York draft
regiments, "did you eomo from?"
"From Js iawk, sur, from do San
Ju-nn Hill district."
"Snn Juan hill, eh! That's rather
a tough section of the city, Isn't it?"
"Tough I Man, dat district's ko toug'i
such subjects ns food, exorcise and ,nt l0 cnnnry ,,lr(,S S'ng bnSS"'
js'ow York Evening Post.
A l.ioo-ton sea-going steamer undergoing rcpnltp In tho concrete dry
'flntf: at Lnlhoa, Uio Pacific entrance to the Puuama canal. This Is tho largest
drj ji l. in tho world.
"Oh, my I" yawned else wife as hubby
pleaded with her to arise nd prepare
his breakfast. You nover let mo have
my beauty sleep."
"Hut you don't need a buauty
sleep, dear," answered hubby.
And It came to pass that wlfoy
Both In the Alphabet.
"Paw don't know much about mu
sic, does ho?"
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In l'Jll Mayor .Lime Itolph, nIm besides ad iilnlsierlng the affairs of San
"Not very much,, but why do you ! Francisco, was head of several active shipping corporations, bought the hull of
n8k?" , the once splendid sailing ship Celtic Monarch as she lay covered with rust and
"At tho show this afternoon a mnn I barnacles In the hnrt'cr of Valparaiso, For sevoral years sho was used as a
quickly arose and thero havo been no told paw tho lndy on tho stage was coal brrge. Then she was al painted and refitted, and tho other day she set
more lato breakfasts In that household, alnglng high G, and paw said It sound- sail wPh n cargo of barley for Europe the (inly full-rigged skysall-yard ship
oven unto tins any. Judge. eii nice H. Youngatown Telcgrna. in commission In the world today.
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