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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 22, 1919)
THE 8EMI.WEEKLY TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRA8KA.
ADEN'S CITY ENGINEER BUILT THIS 3000 B. C,
1 General view of the range nt Caldwell, K. J., scone of the national rifle mntches. 2 Hoynl palace at Budapest,
which was seized by the Uouaauilan troops. 3 Hear Admiral Thomas Washington, the new chief of the bureau of
"AIRING DAY" ON THE U. S, S. OKLAHOMA
Wo respectfully take our hats off nnd bow to the city engineer of Aden, Egypt, who constructed this wonderful bit
of masonry over three thousand years before the beginning of the Christian era. These waterworks at Aden aro the
most celebrated nnd most antique In the world.
A. E, F. WAGON TRUCKS JUNKED IN FRANCE
An Interesting photograph of wagon trucks of the A. K. l In France discarded as unlit for further use and placed
In the hands of the "liquidation commission." A minimum value Is placed on the stuff, and it is advertised for sale by
rMiiiiiinnii in ii
At first glanco tills might seem to represent a camoullagod warship entering the "danger zone" during war
times, but It Is renlly a photograph, tnapped from the lighting top of the U. S. S. Oklnhoma, showing the "gobs" lined
up for "bedding drill," while adorning the rail can bo seen the bedding of. the sailors exposed to the fresh dr.
FLORIDA TEAM'S MASCOT
WHAT WAR MEANT TO THE BALKANS
PHILIPPINE SCOUTS' RIFLE TEAM
OLDEST MARINE IN SERVICE
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This Is the team of picked marksmen from the Philippine Scouts brought
from the Islands to tako part In the national rltlo matches at Caldwell. N. J.
AUTO TIRES SALVAGED IN FRANCE
1 . - mt0 i
L. K. hurkhart. captain of the Flor
ida National Guard rllle team, holding
"Bull's 12ye," the crocodile mascot of
the team, nt the natlonnl rllle matches
Sergt. M. J. Ober has re-enllsted In at Caldwell, N. J.
the United States marine corns for the
eighth time signifying over 31 years CONDENSATIONS
of active service, a record which en
titles him to tho distinction of being noney Is a part of the diet of nl-
mo ouiesi marine in uio service uo ,nost the entire population or switzer
mis oeeii on uniy in every pori in uio I in(i
worm, iiiui was igr a umo suuionco in street railways In Knglnnd nave
me i-niiippines ami unina. sergeant , ..xnorlinentlnc with a compound
Ohor Is now stationed In Washington rnli, tho worn part of which can bo
in uio omce oi eccrouiry oi nvy uan- ,olVpi without Interfering witn mo
' -!. ,lli.l
,v Montnna man has Invented a
False Klcfcs. M.iPknn coon enulnned with apparatus
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i -uaiiiiuaiui v.i-m-iiii iMirirsou stun !.., ilrnns u snot Ot coloring mailer
i.t a Washington reception: ,.... ,mci. to snow when she has
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oome iu me compiaims anu at- ,i,i .,u
tacks that the post omce hears re- r.iift.1r oxtenslvo study of tho
minds mo Irresistibly of the chap ...ippt. ,, Scotch scientist hns decld
who went trout tlslilng. . r,lllt trns nr(i im,mmo to light
'Tl.lo ,.), rrl.H.....I ..,.... 1. , " .... . ...
ttj viiiir tvLillllvll lilllfll "lltllltll'd
from his trip, and his wife said to him
In some surprise:
'"Didn't you catch any trout at all.
"'Oil. yes,' said he. '1 caught 25
fine, lnrge trout, but they were stoK-n
from me on the train.'
" 'Well, nevor mind, George,' snld his
wife. 'You'vo brought homo a brand
new tish story, anyhow.
A family in one of the Balkan states living In squalor In a patchwork tent
made of old pieces of burlap and canvas. This Is typlcul of the conditions
throughout this area, even long after the signing of the armistice. Red Cross
Investigators remedied a great deal of this.
ENGLISH SAILORS AT "GYM" EXERCISES
One of the first photographs received In the United Slates showing a pile
of automobile and autotruck tires salvaged from the A. K. V. Much of tills
mtitcrltil. discarded as unlit for further service, has gouu Into the bunds of the
liquidation comiulisalon for sale.
Subeditor Nothing doing In tlm
news lino today.
Kdltor All right. Put a pair ot
trousers on thu olllce cat, photograph
him, and we'll run a special on the
oldest living man lu the ow
ning, and that ono kind Is struck as
often as nnother.
A gas container 70 feet In diameter
d 75 feet high, weighing 300 tons,
.vnR moved n distance of three miles
recently nt Portland. Ore. First Itj
.' Jio.,,1 ir fioi nnd loaded on '
rollers. Then It was moved four
blocks tlirougn ine ciiy sia-na mm (
lowered 28 Teot to a uock, wneiue h
was moved upon a pair of barges.
The barges were towed three miles to
n shipbuilding nlant, where tho tun
was unloaded nnd raised 20 feet,
moved across newly lllled ground for
distance of 2,000 feet, crossing n
railroad track and placed on Its now
foundation. It took 71 days to com
ple'te the work.
Prince Albert of Kugland on board the training ship lOxmnuth watching
snllors at gymnastic evolutions. The prince afterward distributed prizes
among the men.
Two sets of revolving rings Instead
of one font ure a new double egg beat
er of twice the ordinary capacity,
An electric soldering device has
been Invented that can bo operated
with nn automobile storage battery.
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