The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, June 18, 1920, Image 9
z'1 ncooooccoosccoooococcoccc A TAG DAY ROMANCE By JESSIE E. SHERWIN QOSCCCCCCCOSOCCCCOSCOCOU Get this Free Book that guides you to the cabinets which make your house a cultured home "Edison and Music" givss the chief characteristics of the most important period furniture 'styles. It tells how Mr. Ediso.. came to make every New Editon a Period cabinet. It illus trates the 17 beautiful designs. just stop in for your copy, and ask about the Budget Plan of pyment. newdison Among the 1 7 Edison Period phono graphs, you'll find cabinets with the home-loving ideals of England's tra ditional culture; cabinets with the elegance of" France's most luxurious davs. cabinets with the esthetic refine ment of Italy's inspired furniture art; all adapted direct from the original historic masterpieces bv Mr Edison's designers; all full of the culture and meaninj you want your home to exprrsi Harry Dixon Agent (Copyright, 1920. Western Newspaper Union.) It wits tug tiny In the city nml n young girl whose nttlro while nent mid well fitting showed signs of mend ing nml woitr, stood nt the cornet' of two busy streets, n curdlionrtl In one linnd, 11 white enrnutlnii In the other. She wns forlornly snd its to fnce mid eyes, staring vngnely nt 11 smiling, pleasant lndy who wns one of the tntj- gcrs. The lntter hnd noted her de pressed nmnner nml on some inten five impulse of kind henrtedncss hud approached her with motherly inter est mid hnd snld : "You must went the Inslguln of the tiny, denr. I know you nre one of us In sentiment." And then the true lndy unobtrusive ly placing llower nml rnrd into the ghi's linnds. mingled with the crowd seeking renl subscribers. The tenrs cmne Into the eyes of Ver- dn Lund. Amid her loneliness n bo ning net of consideration meant much, but It emphnslzod the drenrlness nml destitution that faced her. Out of work, n stranger In n strange city, she had been compelled thnt morning to give up the chenp little room she oc cupied. She wns faint and weak. 'Help the good cnusel" hnlled a brisk, cheery voice, nml the nbstrnctcd Verdn felt tag and llower drnwn from her clnsp nml a bank note substituted. Ilcwlldoredly she looked tip to note n smiling, genial young man. For n moment ho seemed quite magnetized by her sorrowful, but soulful eyes. They transmitted to her a strange Im- j enme Into my repast, the first food of which Verdn had pnrtuken for 11 iilght mid a day. "It wns Mr. Latham who left you here." the woman told her. "a true klndhenrlod gentlcmnn. If there ever wns one. He was very anxious and In terested. . lie seemed to surmise that Von were In trouble. He hns telephoned twice about you nml wishes you to re main here until business hours nre over." "I 11111 Mr. Lutham's sister," Inter rupted nn Intruding voice, and it well dressed lndy uppeaied Just beyond the edge of the screen. "Is this the young lady my brother told me about? He telephoned me nml If I can be of any service to you let me be your friend." She was mim-ind mid hnd 11 fondly of two little children,' mid when the matron hnd taken her aside ami talked with her In low tones Mrs. Wurnir I tvturnod to the side of Verdn. I "You poor friendless dove!" she murmured, kissing her. "We nre go ing to mend some of the Injustice of life that hns fullen to your lot. My nuto Is below and when you nre strong enough to ncconipniiy me we will soon hnve you under n roof where you must welcome a lout:, perfect text." Verdn Lund retired that night the guest of a true smiled woman with plenty of spare for thoe she could help, nml glnd to bestow It. She did not mention her brother until several dnys inter, and by that time her little ones had learned to Idolize the stran ger whose gratitude and Joy mode her love the whole world. Very unobtrusively llrynn Lntlinm cmne to the houe nt Inst, lie did not olirtude himself upon 'Verdn, but he could not conceal an Interest her every time he met the gin nee of the pleading eyes that had thrilled him from the first. "It wns just n month ago that you life," he told Verdn explained. Henry's father wns a golf onthust ast: therefore Henry knew all about the game. One time he wns asked: "Henry, why Is It thnt men that piny golf alwnys yell 'fore Instend of 'look out or some such thing?' Henry thought for a second before nn Inspiration came from .looking at his young sister, who was diligently getting her arithmetic. "You see," he replied, "it takes too long to yell 'toot-toot,' and that sounds so much like 'two-two' that they just add them together and yell 'four.'" presslve thrill. "I won't forget that lovely face In n hurry," he spoke to n compnnlon. "Oh. wnlt! wait!" cried Verdn. "You have made a mistake," but tho surging crowd hnd swallowed up the two men. Almost stupidly she stood gnzlng nt the dollar note. There wns wafted from a near restaurant n tnntnllzlng whiff of food. She turned towards It nlmost fiercely. Then she ran awny from the temptation. She pushed aside the jostling multitude, staring ahead to try and discover some tagger to whom -she could deliver the dollar. She bnttled her way even more strenuous ly. Ahead she made out the young mnn who had given her the money. FInnlly slie nenred him. She put out n band to halt him. He wns nlrlly sweeping his lips with the sweet flower. Oil. please!" panted Verdn, extend ing the bank note. "I nm not n tng ger. I hnd no right to take It." There she wavered, there a sudden film cmne across her vision. Sno swnyed weakly. ItryMn Lnthnm cnuglit her in Ids arms ns conscious ness deserted her. "Do not move, denr," spoke n gen tle womanly voice many hours Inter nnd Verdn stared Virguely about her. She lny upon a couch In the rest room of an ofllce building. A screen wns set across n corner of tho apartment nnd the matron stood regarding her with a smile. "Will you not toll mo something about yourself?" she nsked. And Verdn told her all of her pover ty, of the llower and tag and of her temptntlon to assuage her hunger. The matron wound n sympathizing nrm nbout her. There were tears of tenderness and pity in her eyes. She went nwoy mid returned with a server containing n dainty, but strengthening when they were alone together one evening. "See how 1 cherish the mem ory," lie added, and he drew out n lit tle blank hook and within It lay thu tag nnd the faded carnation. And when their wedding came about. It wns two of the HHIe War ner children who scattered the same remindful flower In the path of bride and groom. Gods of Ancient Rome. "Going to Church In Ancient Home" wns the title of a lecture delivered In Philadelphia In Houston hall by Dr. George D. Hadzslts, who showed a number of views of temples dedicated to Jupiter. Minerva, Mercury and other gods. The number of gods became so numerous In Home toward the Inst, said the lecturer, thnt the people had to refer to a catalogue. There was one for sowing, one for planting, reap im' hhulimr hoiiscclcnnlm: and. In fact, for every trivial detail of life, Ultual and ceremony choked true de votlon, lie said, and the sacrifices prayed over by tlie priests were made with or without the presence or any one else. Congregational devotion waB alien to the spirit of ancient Home. THE UNIVERSAL CAR The Ford Coupe lias an especial appeal for real estate folks because of its splendid up-to-date appointments. A comfortable and depend able motor car every day of the year shine, rain, mud or snow. Equipped with electric self-starting and lighting system and demount able rims with 3-inch tires all around it, brings its owner all those established dependable Ford merits in economy in operation and upkeep, with assured long service. Not alone for professional and business men who drive much, but as the family car for women, the Ford Coupe meets every expectation. The demand for them increases daily so we solicit immediate orders to make reasonably prompt delivery. Will you not make our shop your repair place? Genuine Ford parts and skilled mechanics. Touring $650. Roadster $625. Sedan $975. Truck $610. v. o. n. kactohy. aSiP HENDY-OG1ER AUTO CO. r-JfA GLENDALE tV&Q PARK aunoivmoM rA ir JUU4I' JJ3 mm ALARMED AT DREAD DISEASE Death of Goethe. When the spirit of Johmin von Goethe passed away, March 22. 1833, all Europe t",J 0,t of ,lu -'vent and nondered on his last words: "Let tin Iilght Knter." He was venerable with litre nnd honors. wise, many-sided mind, nnd the Krentest poet of Ger many. March said of him that what he lived was more beautiful than what he wrote; and his life, mold all Its weakness and all its sorrows, presents a picture of certain grandeur of soul which cannot be contemplated unmoved. Spread of Sleeping Sickness Threatens Entire World, According to Scien tists of Prominence. Sleeping sickness, called encephalitis lethnrglea by the doctors, seems now to have became a domestic evil, says thu Medical 'Hccord (New York), In quoting a study of this formerly rare disease by Doctor Lhermltte In a French medical Jotirnnl. It appears that the disease Is epi demic all over the world and that It manifests Itself In many forms, the only symptom possessed by all In com mon being that o deep and prolonged sleep. In true encephalitis lethnrglea there are four cardinal symptoms ocular paralyses, hypersomnia, fever and the general state. The ocular paralyses may be absent at thu outbreak of tho disease, but once present they no characteristic. So, too, Is the type of hypersomnia. It Is a nnrcolepsy, but the subject does not arousu quickly, ns In the condition which commonly goes by tho name and In which the seizures may he only momentary. How ever, the permanent sleep may be pre ceded by narcoleptic crises. Doctor Lhermltte notes hypertension of the muscles and a state suggesting catalepsy. Tremors are often mani fest; tho temperature. goes to 101 de grees F. lie says a Wasserniann test and examination of the spinal fluid should always be made. Hl& Closing Schedule. She was at the back of the church ind she was getting restless and anx ious to leave. Itnby was restless, so mother beckoned the usher to her. "Is the sermon nearly finished?" she whispered. "No. Another halMiour yet," re plied the usher. "He's only on his lastly.' " "Will It take him that long to say his 'lastly'?" she asked anxiously. "No, mum ! There's 'one more word and I'm done,' and the 'llnnlly,' and the 'in conclusion' to come yet." 3I1SN WANTED TO SELL GROCERIES. Selling Experlonco Not Ncccssnry. Ono of World's largest Qroqora, (capital over $1,000,000.00) wnnts am bitious men In your locality to soU direct to consumer nationally known brands of nn oxtonslvo lino of gro ceries, paints, roofings, lubricating oils, stock foods, etc. No capital re quired. Wrlto today. Stato ago and occupation. John Sexton & Co., 352 W. Illinois St., Chicago, 111. :;o:: To whom arc you going to soil your Hay nnd Grain? Tho Harrington Mor cantllo Co. will offer tho highest prices. 64tt NORTH PLATTE ..General Hospital.. (incorporated) One Hall Block North ol Posloflice. Phone 58 A modern institution for thu niontific treatment of medical, mrgical and conf.nement cases. CompUtQly equipped X-Ray and diagnostic laboratories. Staff: Geo. B. Dent. M. D. V. Lucas, M. D. J. B. Redficld. M. D. J. S. SIMMS, M.D. HIDES, FURS AND JUNK. Wo want these. Big Price for Cast Iron. No market for hones at present. L. LIPSHITZ. DEBBYBKIU1Y & FORBES, Licensed Embamers Undertakers and Funeral Directors Day phono 41 Night phono Black &S8 E ART ACHE Ear ache Is common among children and is the usual accompaniment of a hard cold. There Is a most intimate relation between the nose and head acute catarrh, cr jiassages there is draining into tho earache. Earache therefore, takes ita origin from cold, and adjusting that releases the normal llow of nervous vigor into tho organs that purify tho body of the clogging wastes that causo cold, is tho first step. Adjusting is also most ef fective in reaching tho pain in tho car passages. tho air passages of and tho ears. When cold, stops thoso aii apt to bo a discharge ear, and the result is NO CHARGE Consultation Is without a charge or obligation. Drs. States & States, The P. S. C. Chiropractors. Building nnd Loan Building North riatte Nebraska. muuiuiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiirrnr CHIROPRACTIC CORRECTS DISEASES "THE FOLLOWING 1 v-"1-" $ EYES WC EARS - NOSE THROAT .J- ABM5 LIVER STOMACH PANCREAS SPLEEN KIDNEYS BOWELS APPENDIX (blaoder ' i nwrn Spinal -Jaoltfma LIMBS LOWER PINCHED NERVE5, IMPOSSIBLE TO FURNISH PROPER IMPULSES (LIFE AND HEALTH) TO THEIR ORGANS AND TI5SUES innr OLD FISH MARKET MUST GO London's Famous Billingsgate Forced to Succumb to the Inexorable March of Time. nillliiL'sirnte, London's old-time fish market, Is about to move. The course of time and the modern diliiculties of transport nre responsible for the plan to remove to another site more easy of access, and In which spnee will not always be at a premium. liitllngsgatL' was the most Importnnt quay on the Thames In late haxon times, and fish, among other things, were landed there. By tho time of EdvMird I the market was fully estab lished, and the king, who was a con firmed food controller, fixed a tariff of maximum prices. Tills list Included one dozen best soles, fl cents ; best mul let, '1 cents; best haddock, -1 cents; best Thames or Severn lamprey, 8 cents; gallon of oysters, -1 cents, and best porpoise, 12 to 10 cents. The Iicm fresh salmon, after Easter, were to be sold at four for $1.25. That was In ilio days when the Thames was full of Milmon, and one could cntch lloun dei and flatfish on a lino dropped over London bridge. Tho water Is still salty during high tide, but tho sea fish do not come up any further than Griivesend, which Is 20 miles lower down. Lots For Sale. Commencing June 7th, I will offer for sale, lota in the 1300, 1400, 1500 and 1600 block on West Second, Third, Fourth,Fifth and Sixth Streets. liThis is not a new platt but are highly'desirable lots in the North Platte Town Lot Company's Addi tion that have been withheld from sale for some time past. Many have made their selections in advance, so if interested, prompt action on your part is imperative. MINER HINMAN. Phone 821J. 505 y2 Dewey St. The Diamond Trade. Considerable activity has prevailed In the diamond trade In British (Jul- ami within the last few months, and prl ees have advanced to a high level heretofore unknown, states Consul Mci'unn In bis formal report. Hxpedl tlons are being dispatched to tho dla moiid fields In the Interior by those interested In the business In George town. It Is currently repotted that the English market Is eager to absorb any quantity of stones, largo or small, but that they are being bought not only for English but also for American markets regardless of ptosont oxcep tlonally high prices. INCORPORATED 1887. Mutual Building and Loan Association, Of North Platte, Nebraska. RESOURCES OVER 01 MILLION DOLLARS. The Association has unlimited funds at its command1 to assist in the building or purchase of homes for the people of North Platte. If you are interested, the officers of this Association will render every assistance and show you how easy it is to acquire your own home. T. C. PATTERSON, BESSIE F. SALISBURY, President. Secretary. NORTH PLATTE REALTY AUCTION COMPANY AT NORTH PLATTE, NEB. Office over the Union State Dunk We solicit your HEAL ESTATE AUCTION SALES, no matter where is it located. To give tho best of service is our aim. Watch our results. Our experience nnd ac quaintance is wide and we appreciate your sales of any kind. Call on us and let us explain our methods and terms to you. E. A. OLSON, Manager. North Platte, Neb.