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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JULY 15, 1919.
Jloozo Via Airplane Way.
Prom Springfield, Minn., to Nebras
ka, via airplane with a 'cargo of booze.
State agents and Nebraska nWifrn
havo very nearly mastered the science
of dealing with the boozerunner who
travols by auto. Certainly they aroi Sunday. Thero are several reports
nblo to check tho horseman and the 'as to how tho accident occurred: one
pedestrian but the airship, here Is I Is that ho was knocked off the run
new and different problem. ning board of tho switch engine when
On Thursday last, two trips were the latter was given n sldo swipe by
made via airplane from Springfield, the ohglno of Incoming train No. 3;
Minn., to Sioux City. Twonty-flve i another that ho got off tho engine to
cases of liquor were carried oii each open a switch and that he was caught
trip. At least one trip was made FrI- by the' switch engine which was mov
day. If tho human birds of the air Ing forward to avoid a possible colll
aro Introducing liquor via airplane In-1 slon with the Incoming engine. But
to- Iowa what Is to hinder the Intro-' by whatever means, the unfortunato
niinrinn inrn Mnlmn nlrn 1 1
Tho facts in recard to tho Snrlnir-
llold-SIou City transactions were set was conveyed to a hospital where ho
forth to Chief State Agent Hyers by j .remained unconscious until Just be
Agents It. N. Fulton and A. R. Math- fore noon Sunday when he passed
wig Saturday morning. These stato away.
men havo made sixteen arrests In the The deceased came to North Platte
past flvo days, captured 1,400 quarts of last fall and accepted employment In
liquor and confiscated six cars and tho yards whero he had since worked,
ono horse. They havo been working He loaves a wife. The funeral will be
In Knox and Cedar counties, Most of held from the Derryberry & Forbes
tho liquor they, have taken has come morgue this afternoon.
from this town of Springfield out of ::o::
which the airplanes are working. Her. Anderson Looks OTcr Field.
Lincoln Journal. w , Rev. w. E. Anderson, of Ihdlnna,
::o:: i spent Sunday, and yesterday In town,
"Will Open Enst End Store. coming here to look over tho field with
Yesterday A. F. Beeler purchased of th,e Possibility of accepting a call as.
Bratt & Goodman one of tho former mster of tho Christian church. He
Brooks properties on east Fourth and Preached at the church Sunday and wo
nftor stuccoing tho building and mak-
incr ntlinr Imnrfwomnntn will tntr nns-
session. Mr. Beeler will erect a
building on tho same lot and open a
grocery store, which will prove a !
convenience to residents of tho east
Colored Team Wins Two Gnmes.
Tho Gummere-Dent colored ball tji. mi,i i,j .
SoKnl rS " rS -d'isTe SJLSTrfK
-w cLlv X bus ln tho &rain fields to draj tho
IT 2? i lw2i nTL roads 'o Chamber of Commerce corn
colored boys defeated Brady by a m,Uee concluded lt was a d tlmo to
score of eleven to seven. , work on that Btretch of road
Arthur Barraclough returned home An Invalid chair and a loungo for
Saturday after twenty-one months In tho ladles' rest room has been added
service, thirteen months of which was to the equipment at the passenger de
spent overseas ln the signal battalion pot.
of the Thirtieth Division. Arthur was Dp Pr,tchard went to Omaha
nent. over w ha .southern division and terd to attend the conventlon of
saw only three North Ue boys. t, Ml8BOUrl Vall Veterlnaridn As
king Sandall, Clarence Jones and Bill Rntinn
"Brodbcck, in all the time that ho was HW"auon'
over While he was not wounded he Miss Elva Latban returned Saturday
Iiad tho misfortune to slip" into an old to her home in Sheridan, Wyo., after
trench and fracture his shouldar so a. short visit here with Miss Ruby Mc-
that he spent-nine weeks In hospitals Michael.
in Franco. Ho looks fine .and says hoj M;g um w k returned Sun
feels fine and is sure glad to get back;day to her home ftt Kanaas CUyi aftor
to uio btates. . , v . ..Week's,;vlBiMiere with Miss Joseph
Miss Esther Schwalgerj -nccom- lne McKeown.
panled by her father," Sebastian nnutv Stato -Ent:lner R .L, Onch
Schwalger and Miss Ada Lewis, went rant 6, "flow it'll Mrs
, to Omaha Saturday where she. under- p",, ntJf ,0aZ
... t, - ,.,,. M, iociiran ana left yesteraay for the
went an operation for lnfectlbn of the . t . t, .
cynos. Reports yesterday, were that east I,art L tue state'
the operation was successful and Rev. and Mrs. W. H. Schofleld re
Miss Sch'walger was doing as well as turned iSaturday to their home at
possible. Boulder, Col., after a short visit with
Misses Lucille and Anna Linden- Mr- and Mrs- w- p- Snyuor'
moyr entertained about a dozen young Lonse grinding right In our own
ladfes last evening complimentary to shop. ' One day service on broken
Miss Stella Banks who Is the guest of lonse., Dixon & Son. eyesight spe
ller sister, Mrs. F. R. Elliott. clallsts.
'Miss Florence Cornfield' returned Miss Nell Cooney has accepted a
yesterday to her home In Wisconsin position as bookkeeper at tho Simon
after a short visit here with her aunt, Bros, tin shop, succeeding Miss Pearl
Mrs. Wood White. Hunter, who resigned last week.
,A baby girl was born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. John Burko returned
Mr, ;and Mrs. Ira Whlttaker. this morning from a visit In Denver.
THE CYCLONIC CINEMA DRAMA OF A PRIMI
TIVE MAN'S STRUGGLE AGAINST CIVILIZATION'S
Tho Concluding Chapters of "Tho Romance of Tarzau"
from tho Novel hy Edgar Itico Burroughs.
MORE THRILLING THAN "TARZAN OF THE APES."
A cast of selected stars headed by Elmo Lincoln. In addi
tion a troup of wild Apes, Lions, Tigers, Leopards, Croco
diles and other beasts, including a Mammoth African Ele
phant. The marvelous Sup-story of Blood Tingling ad
venture and love that bridged the gulf between savagery
AT THE SUN
Three Days Commencing, July 15th.
MATINEES each afternoon starting at 2. p, m.
Prices Evenings 15 and 35c. Afternoons 10 and' 25c
SWITCIljrAN LONG FATALLY
LVJUItEI) IN THE TAKItS
C. O. Long, a switchman In tho local
yards, was so bady Injured Saturday.
nigiu mai ue uieu just broro noon
frni frirt.I ...... 1 I
bodv was more or less mnmrlpil. r.nnir
"""wsianu n,guiy pieasea uio auai-
CnCO. UOV. Anderson dropped Into
th,s offico yesterday Just about long
enou.su l0 say noway, .ana we were
Very favorably Impressed with his
liie (jnamoer or commerce roaa
I makers started In yesterday to blade
WILL EIIECT A 1VAHEH0USE
132x132 FEET IN SIZE
The W. U. Mnlonoy Co. and the
(Hendy-Ogler Auto Co. havo purchased
a tract of land 132x132 on Front
street east of tho Artificial Ico Plant
and will erect a warohouso that will
cover all the tract. Tho building
win ue constructed or either Hollow
tllo or galvanized Iron, probably the
former. A railroad spur runs on tho
north side of tho tract, which makes
It convenient for the handling of
goods In carload lots.
Tho building will be occupied
jointly by tho two firms, tho Malonoy
Co. using a portion for tho storage of
furniture and heavy, hardware: the
Hendy-Ogler Co. for the storage of
Fordsoa tractors, autoes and cortaln
lines of farm machinery which' tho
firm will handle.
And thus does enst Front street
grow as a manufacturing and whole
RULES OF I'URLIC WELFARE
HOARD AT HATHING RESORT
No profanity allowed.
Respectable and decent bathing
suits must uo worn.
For safety of public a gong wjll ring
at time of closing and all must leave
A life-guard will be on duty from 8
o'clock ln the morning till gong rings
Teaching class to swim will be
from 8 to 12 o'clock a. m.
Anyone disobeying life-guard In
structions and rules of Welfnro
Board will bo denied privilege of the
Parking cars on highway Is not al
lowed, therefore a place has been pro
vided for cars.
D. M. LEYPOLDT, Pres.
MRS. H. R. McMICHAEL, Secretary.
The Sunday school picnic of the
Baptist church of North Platte will bo
held as a iolnt picnic with the Max
well and Ft. McPherson Sunday
schools on Thursday afternoon arid ev
ening at Griffiths' grove south of the
Maxwell bridge. Members of tho Sun
day school who do not have automo
biles of their own are asked to come
to the church at 1:30 p. m whero those
who are able to carry extra passen
gers will meet them. A truck will also
be provided for those who have no
conveyance. Remember tho well filled
basket, cup and spoon. Program: 4 p.
m. baseball, K. S. P. of North Platte
vs. B. Y: P. U. of McPherson. 5-30 or
0, picnic supper; 0:30; vesper service;
Bpng service; address1,' -Hov. Kostor-
man; 7:30. baseball, North Platte vs.
Maxwell; children's sports; junior
athletics; 9:00, return home.
County Surveyor Meyer, who travels
all over the county, says thero. are
thousands of acres of good pasturo
land unpastured ln the county and
suggests that the fact be made known
to Wyoming cattle men whose pas
tures havo dried up. Mr. Meyer says
that 50,000 head of Wyoming cattle
could be pastured ln this county on
grass that will otherwise go to waste.
Miss Fern Dolph, who taught school
ln this county several years and also
attended tho summer normal at Kear
ney, has beon offered and has ac
cepted a position as teacher In tho
model rural school near Kearney. To
bo chosen a teacher In this school,
which is under the supervision of
tho state normal Is a distinct honor to
Cy Russell expects to begin operat
ing his threshing outfit tho early part
of next week. ,Ho says that the yield
of grain lias been over-estimated.
Fields that it was thought would run
from twonty-flvo to forty bushels per
aero will do well to average twenty to
twenty-two. In threshing an immense
amount of straw wll need bo handled.
Pnssenger Agent Orr enjoys tho rep
utation of being a successful garden
er. Ho dug 'new potatoes before tho
Fourth of July, has string bean pods
Ight pr ten inchos long and says he
will bo eating roasting ears ln a day
WANTED House or anartment.
furnished or unfurnished, and place
for carr south side. Will tako lease
for ono year or longor. Responsible
party, no children; good referonces.
Phono 340 between 9 and 12 a, m. or
2 and 5 p. m. 53-
Easy dlvorco is a bane to any nation,
a curso to society and a menace to
the home, declared Theodore Roose
velt ln discussing tho dlvorco evil,
which is so graphically shown in "Tho
Blindness of Divorce," showing at tho
Keith Wednesday and Thursday.
Considerable instercst Is shown in
advance of tho gamo of ball tc bo
played by tho Catholic and Episcopal
teams next Friday evening. These two
aro classed as tho strong teams of tho
The WInonah Camp Fire Girls on-
Joyed a swimming party at tho fill this
morning. They woro accompanied by
their guardian, Mrs u. R. GInn and
Mrs. C. V. Turplo.
Miss Janet McDonald left last week
for a visit with her aunt, Miss Carrlo
Belton ln San Diego. Mrs. McDonald
will leavo for tho same city about
The stork visited the home of Coun
ty Treasurer Soudor yesterday after
noon ana deposited a boy. Tho moth
er and son aro reported to bo doing
nicely and or course Sam is happy
A birthday surprise was given Sat
urday ill honor Of Mrs. ItVnntr Hniilnr
the occasion being' her- thirtv-nlnth
birthday. All present report 'a very
HOWE AM) SOX AHKESTEI)
' OX CHARGE OF RURGL.1RY
Sus'pectod of forclblo entry of tho
GeorgolTnlbot homo last week, a man
namcdllowe, living nt The extromo
west oild of town, togothor with his
twelve year old son, aro ln Jail pend
ing tho filing of a burglary charge by
Pmmiv Atlnr.mo I.-.,,. rrii. .
Howo oaiiu- largely through Informa
tion given y a nclglioor named Mrs.
jncKson, wno saw Howo leavo his
houso on the night of tho robbery, and
tho noxt day saw him throw a pnlr of
trousers in the weeds. Suspecting
sometmng wrong. Mrs. Jackson pecur
cd tho trousers nnd found therein n
Pwatch. Later Talbot Identified tlm
trousers as well as tho watch. Lntcr
Talbot visited tho Howo homo and
recognized the latter as tho man whom
ho saw lcavlnt: his houso on tlm iilirlit
of the robbery. Howe Is Bald to bo a
religious ianauc, ana yesterday when
lntorylowi d In Jail by County Attorney
Koof offered up a prayer proclaim
ing" his Innoconco.
A chargp of burglary will bo filed
against Howo today,
TUB BOLD BURGLAR
RESUMES HIS WORK
A'ftgr laying off for nearly a week
tho burglar who has two dozen or more
forcible house ontrlos to his credit,
rusumcd work Sunday night. Ho" on
tored the Mrs. Julia Casey house on
wefjt Fourth, gaining an cntranco
by unhooking tho screen door nnd
passing through the open kitchen en
trance. E. T. Casey had left a pair
of trousers In tho Kitchen ln which
was a pocket book containing silver
coins and several mementoes. Tho
thief found tho trousers, took the
pocket book, mndo a survey of tho
premises and departed without mo-j
losting anyunng else or awakening tho
At thq homo of York Hlnman tho
hurelar attemnted to caln entrance
Into the house but Borne of tho Inmntes j
were awakened by his work and ho
was frightened away. Ho was seen to
run across1 the lawn, jump Into an
auto waiting In the street and drlvo
Chief "Booze Hound" Here.
Gus Hyers, of Lincoln, chief of tho
Nebraska "boozo hounds," accompan
ied by several of his men, nrrlvod In
town lftRt pvrnfnt Mr. T-Tvnrs rmrm
hero, It Is said, by reason of n letter;
written by a Maxwell party to tho
governor. It Is understood, however,
that thoi party Is enrouto to the ex
tromo Vtftern''pnrt of tho state AVhero
a perputual fountain of booze is said
to exist.. The state men did not fig
ure ln tho raid made this morning.
Rosa Cokor, son of Henry Coker. of
Sutherland, came in on No 20 last ev
ening aftor seeing fifteen months' ser
vice ovorsas. He is looking fine
Mr. and Mrs. Almond, parents of
Mrs. A.. E. Tlmmermnn, have gono to
Colorado' for a week's visit.
The EnlHconal nnd Bantlat hn.ll
teamsteams aro scheduled to play at
the city park this evening.
For Sale Now Perfection oil stove
nnd other household goods. 30J. east
W. H. McDonald returned this morn
ing from a business trip to Omaha.
With ' Pneumatic Tires will haul your Grain
It will do the work of the large truck, will
save you in First Cost, License and Taxes.
Orders will be filled as received.
Hendy-Ogier Auto Co.
CHARLEY TURNER JAILED ON I
ON CI! A HOE OF HOOTLECIGINq
Tho apparently Irrepressible Char-'
ley Tumor, colored- was Jailed this
morning fit six o'clock following a'
search of tho Robhauson barber hop,
at which Tumor . Is portor. nnd tho '
selzuro of two grips filled with whls-:
Tho two grips arrived from tho wost
lust night on train No. 4 and woro tak-'
on from tho train and doplslted lu tho '
Robhnnson shop. !
Just how closely Turner Is con-!
noctod with tho recoptlon and storage
of tho boozo will bo developed nt tho;
preliminary hearing to bo held boforo,
Judgo Woodhurst. ;
Turner hns been tnlvml im In nt-
least two past bootlegging ophodos,
nnd has genorally boro tho reputation
of bolng nn Illegal dlsponsor of
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Clnbaugh, of
Greolcy, Col., aro visiting tho formor's
pnronts, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Clnbaugh.
John Wny, of Grand Island, who
has been employed hero ns a carpen
tor, coughed up $15.80 ln tho police
court yesterday on tho drunk charge
All members of tho Twentieth Cen
tury club aro requested to attend tho
meeting at the court houso tonight nnd
organize to help secure the now court
Mrs. R. O. Chabmerlaln and daugh
ter Bessie returned Saturday from a
two wocks' trip to Kemmcror .nnd
Green River, AVyomlng.
Misses Mildred nnd Josophlno Mc
Keown wore hostesses to a party of
returned soldiers nnd tholr lad lo Fri
day ovonlng complimentary to Miss
Gillian wocks. or Kansas City.
Guy Colo and John Garvoy becamo
Involved In a fight at tho Greek pool
hall on Front streot Saturday and woro
taken ln by tho police. Yesterday ln
police court they each forked over
Mr. and Mrs, W. R. Malonoy loft
Sunday for a two weeks' visit ln Chi
cago and South Carolina. Mr. Ma
lonoy will combine business with
plensure by buyjng furniture while
ho Is In Chicago.
Writing from Estos Park, L. C.
Carroll says that hotols and cottages
at that resort aro overcrowded, and
North Platte people who expect to go
thero should make their reservations
considerably In ndvanco.
See 'Clinton & Son'
about your Eye troubles,
satisfaction ovory tlmo.
Son is over In Germany,
win ne nomo in a few
weeks or months. Sign of the Big
Crystal Theatre, Tonight and Tomorrow.
The story of a girl who said she
ride on the Merry-go-round of life
found she did care.
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Newl Ford Truck
Notice to Water Consumers.
Water bills for past quarter now"
duo. Discount porlod ends July 20thJt'
Wator offico locatod In' flro station
corner of Front and Vino streets.' ' ",y i
HERSHEY S. WELCH&2.
53-2 Water Commlsslonbr.7'
Don't forget tho Lutheran Girls'
Club picnic Wednesday evening nt
0:30. Bring your lunch and a dluto. -
Mrs. Thomas Gorham returned to
her homo ln Grand Island Sunday nftor, .
a visit with her daughtor Mrs. W. AA
Buchflnk. . j.':
Llout. and Mrs. Arthur Bullard, iuw
had been visiting friends lu town for
ten days, loft this morning for Willow
Springs, Mo., to visit Mr. Bullard'a
Wednesday & Thursday
kthe problem eternal in which the
woman always pays.
an intensely human story witha l
moral which registers.
Also 2 reel Comedy.
Thursday and Friday.
didn't care and proceeded to
at its maddest whirl-later she
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