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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 21, 1919)
THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE
INDUSTRIAL PLANTS PILE UP RESERVE COAL
HOME OF PRESIDENT MONROE IS SOLD AT AUCTION
of tlm fuel
the coal minora' strike hucmin n rcrtnlnty, Industrial plants nil over tho country gathered such reserves
ns tliey could obtain. The photograph, taken In New York city, shows uti example of these reserve coal
EXECUTIVES OF THE WORLD LABOR MEETING
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The last abiding place of President Jaines Monroe, one or the famous New York landmarks, has Just been sold at
public auction. Tho houso Is situated at the northwest corner of Prince and Lafnyctto streets, and was built in 1823.
ON ITS WAY TO THE EAGER AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE
IsOtehSl ktmk amt .J8J'
These are some of the executives of the international labor conference at Washington. Left to right, they are k3b8mI
Arthur Sweetser, assistant director public Information service; Dr. G. Pardo, Italy; H. B. Butler, Great Britain; B. H.
Greenwood, U. S. A. ; Mnnly 0. Hudson, nsslstant director legal department of League of Nations. Ijijflii
REMARKABLE LAUNCHING AT FALL RIVER lady swaythling mm
py .-. ' f ). ' mS- ' Hk tram'0Ul' of sugur-cano on u narrow gauge Cuban railroad on Its way to tho mills In tho heart of the sugar
A most romurkublo launching was recently executed at Fall IUver, Mass.,
when tho steamer Iludnot, n ln.GOO-lon tanker, was htunched 000-10 per
cent completed. Steam was up and her whistle was blowing when she hit
the water, The Hadnot Is -KtO feet In length, 00 feet wide and can make 10&
GOING TO AID ALLIES BLINDED IN WAR
Lud.v Swnvthllni:. who Is maklnc n
tour of America with her husband, Is
ouo of the handsomest women in Brit
ish society. This Is her first visit to
tho United States. In Washington sho
was tho guest of Mine. Slnvko
Groultch, wife of tho minister from
Significance In Change.
There is an appropriateness about
this disappearance of the Swan hotel
In Frankfort, whoro was signed, In
1871, tho pence closing tho war be
tween Franco and Germany. Tho ho
tel Is being pulled down to give placo
to a lnrgc cinema palace, tho furniture
of the room In which tho treaty was
signed being sent to tho Frankfort
museum. Nothing moro thoroughly
obliteratlve of tho past could bo Imag
ined than this advent of a cinema
where history was once made. Noth
ing but a few chnlrs and a tahlo stow
ed In a museum will remain to toll the
story of what wu. once such very
i Mr, and Mrs, George Alexander Kessler, founders of the permanent blind
relief war fund for soldleft and sailors of tho nllles, which wrs recently In
corporated In New York, snapped on the deck of La Lorralno on tho ovo of
.their departure for France. While abroad they will visit all tho countries of
Hie ulllox with n view to establishing a hci-Ics of headquarters for currying on
die work of the organisation, of which Mr, Kessler Is president.
Statesmen Careless Dressers.
As Lord Lytton was the worst dress
ed man In one generation in the house
of lords, so was the duke rr Norfnll.-
In tho other, and there Is nothing at
all unlikely In tho story of Mr. Bal
four appearing In the lohby,ln a flan
nel shirt, a frock coat, gray flannel
trousers nnd brown tennis shoes., U
was the garb which to his mind best
suggested u compromise between ten
tils mid the house of commons; so ho
wore It and would hnvo been sur
prised had any one commouteM on It
In his hearing. Undersecretaries, on
the other hand, nro genornlly rwther
carefully dressed. London Times.
Brig. Gen. Charles G. Trent, who
comnmnded the American forces In
Itnly during the war, wua uwnrded a
decoration by tho king of Italy.
Prince Montevcale Is here seen pin
ning the medal on tho breast of tho
Dr. Ida Kahn of China, Miss Gertrudo Howe, missionary to Chinu for 47
years, and Dr. Ll-IIl-Chu, delegates to tho golden Jubilee convention of tho
Women's Foreign Missionary society of the Methodist church, In Brookllno,
Mass. Tho convention was attended by natives from all the so-called "pagan"
parts of the world and by hundreds of missionaries and other workers In the
The Gentleman Habitant.
Tho habitant of Lower Canada enroo
habtter le pays (to lnhnblt tho land),
and he was true to his title. No tran
sient dweller he. Nor did the spirit
of noblesse obllgo that he brought from
tho Old World easily die.
Long nfter '37, writes Mcsdamcs
Mzars in their Interesting book, Hu-
aiors of '37, n court dignitary found
himself In n remote neighborhood
whore there wero no tavern accomo
dations. Arrangements were made for
him to stay at the unpretentious homo
of n smnll farmer.
When tho dlgnltury arrived, the hall
Joor, opened wide In welcome, dis
closed nn old man In antique Jacket,
smallclothes and buckles, whoso fin"
white hair, lying on his collnr, was
stirred by thu night breeze. The dark
hallway made a dim background for
tho old man and his ancient silver
crtmllestlcks, as, with a light In each
hand, ho bowed profoundly, walking
backward as his guest entered.
Tho guest renionstrntcd nt tho at
tontlon so shown him.
"ShV said tho old man courteously,
In refined French, "I but follow the
customs of my fathers."
Cigarette holders are a fad with
British women smokers. Some uro of
tortoise, shell, studded with sapphires
EX-KAISER'S YACHT FLYING BRITISH FLAG
The ox-kalser's yacht Meteor, photographed at Buenos Aires, on her ar
rival from England currying 170 passengers. The yacht was turned over to
the British government nfter the urmlstlco was signed and delivered to tho
Royal Mall line, which Is using It for regular passenger service between Kng
land und Buenos Aires.
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