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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 27, 1920)
THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRTBUNE.
FINAL CONVENTION OF SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION
GERMAN SHIPS AGAIN IN THE THAMES RIVER
View at the opening of the flnnl convention of the Nntlonal American Suffrage association In Chicago. It was
(decided that the association should go out of existence, being superseded by the League of Women Voters.
AMERICAN COLLIER AGROUND IN HAVANA HARBOR
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View of the Borussla, the first German ship to pass under l,ondon bridge since 1014. The ship arrived at the
New Hibernian wharf, opposite Fishmongers' hall, from Hamburg.
STREETS OF NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, FLOODED
Ludcn to tho gunwulo with coal, the U. S. collier Kennebec, while trying to make port, ran aground on the rocks at
the foot of tho Prado, Havana's fashionable promenade. Tho ship lay on tho La Laja rocks, only a few feet from the
The storm which has been sweeping the Atlantic coast caused an unusually high tide, and many of the streets
of Norfolk, Va., were flooded. This photograph shows automobiles making their way through the flooded streets.
BOY SCULPTOR AND HIS LINCOLN BUST
WOULD GO UP IN A ROCKET
WINNER OF CARNEGIE MEDAL
BALLOON OBSERVER TAKES A JUMP
! Thomas McQlynn, thirteen years old, and the bust he has made of his
pather In tho chnrncter of Abraham Lincoln In John Drlnkwater's play.
MELTING SNOW WITH FLAME THROWER
Capt. Claud Italmond Collins, presi
dent of tho Avlntors' Club of Pennsyl
vania, and captain of the New York city
aerial police, who offers himself as a
passenger In a rocket to bo sent from
tho earth to Mars. This captain Collins
will do provided a rocket, similar to
tho one In which ho Is to bo sent, has
been successfully landod on the planet.
Miss Louise Smiley, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. .T. Howard Smiley of Frank
lin, Pa., who has been awarded a
bronzo medal by the Carnegie hero
fund for saving tho llfo of Kathryn
Annls, aged fourteen, when both were
swimming In the Atlantic ocean at
Squirrel Island. Mo., In 1010. Miss
Smiley was only thirteen years old ut
Navy dirigible observer taking the Jump from the side of one of the obser-
at Ion balloons at the Pensacoln naval training station. This Is the expe
rience of every commissioned observer. The parachute unfolds when tho
jumper has dropped less than a hundred feet.
STEAMER PRINCESS ANNE STRANDED
Members of tho chemical department using n tlaine thrower similar to
that used in tho trenches, to melt snow In Columbus Circle, N'ow York city,
fitter tho recent terrific blizzard.
TAKEN FROM EXCHANGES
; Urlclc aro being manufactured In tho
tTnlted Kingdom at tho rate of 40,000,
t)00 n woek.
For tourists n completo electric wa
fer heater has been designed Unit Is
tunall enough to be carried In a travel
Industrial equipment Is le)B pur
chased for the Invaded 'regions of
Franco at the rate of more than 51,000,
WO a 'Oay.
Ecuador has a population estimated
at 1,000,000 and an area of 120,000
Thero aro now nearly 1,500 leather
manufacturing establishments In the
Canada's crop of mnplo sugar and
sirup will likely be this sorison 3,000,
000 pounds below tho average.
Within ten years tho coal produc
tion of South Africa has been doubled,
the mines yielding more tbnu 10,000,
000 tons Inst year.
Limerick's Claims to Fame.
Limerick has been linked up with
other things besides verses and medi
eval conquest. Limerick laces wore
at one time renowned, until they were
so widely copied that their originality
was lost. Today Limerick Is famous
chiefly for bacon nnd pretty girls. The
natives claim the very prettiest Irish
girls grow up In Limerick. Ah for the
bacon. 350,000 pigs are killed In the
town yearly, and yet pigs swarm In Its
streets, yards and houses. Limerick
bacon and ham seldom reach tho
American table, but throughout the
British Isles they aro regarded as tho
best In tho world.
Plants Sweeter Than Sugar.
Several ounces of dried leaves and a
small quantity of seed of u wild plant
that fs about 180 times ns sweet as
sugar reached Washington, from Para
guay. It Is called kaa loo. and Its
botanical name Is stevla rclmudlaua.
Another strange plant Is the nglmyun
(synsnpaluni dultifcrum) of southern
Nigeria, tho fruits of which nro only
slightly sweet, but have the peculiar
property of making tho sourest sub
stances, such as times, lemons, unrlpo
fruits, or vinegar, eaten within 12
hours or so afterward, seem Intensely
Treating a Felon.
When Dr. Douglas 11. Stewart want-"
to abort a felon or whitlow, he paint
It with a solution made by putting on
grain of calomel Into two ounces eacn
of Iodine, glycerin and alcohol. Then
ho bandnges It In n salve containing
equnl parts of helladonnn and glycerl
turn acldl tannlcl. He splints the tin
gor'ns If It were fractured. This treat
ment he describes In the Western Med
leal Times. Mo goes on to tell how hi
dissects out a felon under local anes
thesla. even going right through th
bone In order to drain the medulla -v
cavity. Ills method Is that of aerw
blocking. One way Is to paint two
rings around the linger, one with a so
lution of uovocalnc, the other with qu.
nlno and urea hydrochloride and to In
Ject the, samo solutions In two areas
around the spot wnero me ciming is in
Italy Turnlr.g to Water Power.
Tho generation of electrical energy
by means of wntor power Is a rapidly
expaudlug Industry In Venice. The
dltllculty In which Italy found Itself
as n result of war In obtaining sulll
dent supplies of coal has emphasized
tho necessity for a maximum ioniza
tion of hydraulic resources. Steps aro
now being taken to extend tho usn of
electricity In agriculture, drainage, Ir
rigation, traction nnd canal excavation.
A remarkable and exclusive photograph of the Princess Anne stranded
off Hockaway Point, L. I., mnde from an nlrpbme. The vessel was driven on
a bar during the recent severe storms.
The paper on which Bank of Eng
land notes Is printed Is so strong that
when ono of the notes Is twisted Into
a rope It will sustain a weight of 5S
During I ho wnr .Tnpanesc matches
found new mnrkots In the South seas
India and North America.
Peru was fortunate during the wnr
In having for sale one product, sugar
the demand for which never slackened'
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