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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 8, 1919)
THE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA.
SALVAGE WORK ON SCUTTLED GERMAN FLEET
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View ot the tmlvngo work being done by tlio British on the war vessels which the German crews scuttled In Scnpt.
AUSTRALIAN OARSMEN BEATING THE OXFORD CREW
Australians winning the king's cup by several lengths In their ruco with Ofcford university during tho Hcnlo)
PACIFIC FLEET GOBS SHARK FISHING
FROM DESERT TO GOTHAM
Those gobs of the I'uclllc tleet. which Is now on Us wtiy to tho I'acltte
ocean, aro having lots of fun catching sharks.
HUN PRISONERS BROUGHT TO AMERICA
William Pester, who for 18 yenrs
lived on the southern deserts of Cnll
fornla, went to New York recently, prl
marlly with tho Intention of teaching
New Yorkers how to get along com
fortnhly on $5 per week. Tho photo
graph shows Pester with a guitar
which ho mado from wood gathered
around his desert home.
How prone wo aro to communicate
our blues, our worries to our friends.
and what friends aro so conveniently
In reach for this purposo as our nelch
uors? In our somco-sccklnc there
no "fair play." Wo want to oxehnnge
gloom for brightness, discouragement
for encouragement. Wo want to tukt
another's time Just for ourselves,
would Indeed bo a heartless world
wo had not tho privilege of seeking
light, sympathy, encourngement froir
others In our trials, but how many pea
pie uro there who regard the right
privilege and not simply n rlcht.
does tho Importunate neighbor. People
who regard It a prlvllego will seldom
abuse tho right.
ANNAPOLIS MIDDIES INSPECT PANAMA CANAL
Midshipmen from Annapolis naval academy Inspecting the locks of the Panama cannl. One thousand two hun
dred of them were carried there from Cuba on six battleships.
IDLE WORKMEN PARADING IN BUDAPEST
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One of the huge purades of Idle workmen that mark tho rulo of tho commu ulsls In Budupest, the capital of Hun
WALKED ACROSS CONTINENT
M I Mil IUJ 'UHBBHi S'J
BRITISH AIRSHIP PREPARING TO FLY TO INDIA
The R-33, sister ship to tho It-3-1 which recently mado the flight to tho
United States and back to England, Is reported to bo making preparations for
a flight to India. The photograph shows drums being hoisted aboard tho H-33
prior to tho airship's 31-hour trip over tho British Isles. Insert Is a portrait
of Oapf. M. G. Thomas, her commander.
FOOD FOR TURKS ARRIVING ON CAMELS
Mrs. J. M. Frnnklyn, twenty-eight
years old, a graduate of tho IJcllevue
Hospital Training School for Nurses
who won a prize of $2,000 by walking
across tho continent from Seattle
Wash., to New York. She was not per
mltted to accept a ride unless asked
twice Tho trip cost her only $28.
Alfred Scholz (loft) and Alwln Grothe, tlrst German prisoners to arrive In
thin country. They were turned over to tho director of military Intelligence,
Grent mystery surrounds those men, and why they wore brought here Is un
known. Scholz Is nn Infantryman, who .was captured at St. Mlhlel September
2. 1018. whllo Grotbo was shot down from the skies In tho Argonno In October,
In all trio wonderful Holy city o
llenares, on tho Ganges, there Is nc
more Interesting relic than tho enrveq
stouo or shrine ot "Suttee," where thq
widows of dead men wero for 2,000
years burned nllve on tho bodies ot
their lords and masters. Strange to
say, the horrible practlco had tho com
plete approval ot tho woiyen concerned,
and until n quite recent date tho pass
ing awny of a rich Hindu brought sen
tenco of an awful deuth to his entire
zenana or harem.
Change In Japan's Trade.
Japan's exports for tho first throi
months of 1010 wero vnlued nt $187.
372,000 and her Imports nt $239,599,
000, showing nn adverse balance of
$52,227,000. Tho adverse trend that
has been maintained slnco the begin
ning of this year Is taken as an Indi
cation thnt Japan's business Is losing
tho war impetus nnd Is going to run in
Its normal groove, states Japan Adver
tiser. Tho War Idea.
Former Smith was painting his barn
battleship gray, and every so far ho
would mark off n fako window and
smear black stripes down it.
"Aro you crazy, Jim?" asked a neigh
bor, "what you dulng that fori"
"Cnmmyfla'ge," was the prompt nn
swer "at ft distance of fifty foot,
tramps will think It's th' county Jail.
Ilelleve mo, I'm larnln' something now
from th' -war every day."
Under the direction of a French olllccr this camel transport, carrying load
after lead of wheat and grain. Is being brought Into Constantinople, whero
the food riots aro reported to havo taken on a serious aspect.
In Japan Individuals own only tho
surface of the ground and Its products,
all mineral deposits being government
Ono of tho largest nnd most cumber
some forms of money Is found I tp cen
tral Africa, where tho natives use u
cruciform Ingot of copper oro more
than 10 Inches long.
A recently Invented textile for un
dergarments stretches lengthwise, but
not across the weave of tho material.
A clergyman Is tho inventor of a
light bar to be held against tho upper
Hps by clamps fastened In the nostrils
to prevent snoring.
A Frenchman- claims to have Invent
ed an electric curling device for worn
en's hair so effective tho hair retains
Its shapo for months.
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