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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 8, 1920)
NORTH PLATTE, NEB., OCTOBER 8, 1920.
courtship of twelve vkaks
ended by marriage.
A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO UK
MADE FOR THE SALVATION
The Lincoln County Advisory Com-
mltteo of tho Salvation Army met last
Monday evening and perfected Its or
ganization by electing J. Q. Wilcox,
Chairman; George M. Carey, Secretary
and T. 0. Swenson, Treasurer. This
Commlttco Is composed of tho fol
lowing men J. Q. "Wilcox, T. O.
Swenson, J. B. Edwards, Dr. T. J.
Kerr, S. 11. Derryberry, D. M. Ley
tpoldt,, W. H. Choney, A. F. Streltz,
J. If. VanCleavc, W. 11. Maloney,
Harry Dixon, W. J. Hcndy, II. A.
Donolson and George M. Carey. Speci
al Committees were appointed as fol
lows: Organization and Quota Com
mittee, A. F. Streltz, 0. II. Thoeleckc,
II. A. Donolson; Publicity Commlttco,
J. H. VanCleavc, W. J. Ilondy, John
H. Edwarlls and Dr. TV J. Kerr;
Speakers Commlttco: W. R. Maloney,
D. M. Lcypoldt and II. A. Donolson,
Tho County Advisory Commlttco is
undertaking to raiso funds to help tho
Salvation Army carry out its Homo
Service Program for 1920. Tho special
offort to ralso this money 'will bo made
October 18 to 25 although 'solicitors
will be at work at once.
Loi-en C. Sturgls inid Mrs. Lillian
M. Glcason woro married at Council
Uluffs, Iown, Monday Oct. 4th. They
spent a few days vlsltng friends near
thcro and returned to North Platte
yesterday morning. Mi. Sturgls has
been connected with tho North Platte
Post Offlco for a good many years
working up through tho different
places to that of Assistant Postmaster
which position ho held at the opening
of the War. He was then sent to I
Franco and placed In charge of post
offlco work with tho Army of Occupa
tion. After the war ho returned to
North Platte and recently was ap
pointed local Postmaster. Mrs. Sturgt
has been employed at tho local post
offlco for a number of years and has
held various places of responsibility
connected with tho Postal Savings De
partment, the Money Order Depart
ment and tho United States Civil Ser
vlco Commission. Mr. and Mrs. Stur
gls will bo at homo at 312 No. Vine In
the near future. The Tribune wishes
them many years of happy marled life.
surman nvi:s up the bakery
NORTH PLATTE AIR TERMINAL
Owing to financial losses In tho bus
iness, Sudman's Bakery and Confec
tionery was closed tho first of this
week and tho stock disposed of. The
building will be for rent after the
expiration of tho time for which th"
rent is now paid.
Tho North Platto Air Terminal
Company Is now a fact. Twenty-two
out of the seventy stockholders, have
signed the Articles of Incorporation
and these Incorporators have met and
selected fivo men on tho Doard of Di
rectors. They are John Edwards, L.
t Carroll, Elmer Coatcs, J..E. Sebas
tian and J. J. Ilalligan. These men
mot Tuesday and solectcd the follow
ing officers of tho Corporation: J. E.
Sebastian President, L. C. Carroll
Vice-President, W. M. Wnltemnth.
Tho now hangar on tho Aoroplano
Field is almost Inclosed and as soon
as a supply of cement arrives the
stucco coat will be put on. Tho root
Is complete now. At this time it
houses tho airplane which broke a cam
shaft Monday and tho plane which
was damaged Wednesday, as well as
tho plane belonging to the North
Platte Aircraft Co.
Arrangements were made this week
by which United States mall is to bo
delivered to airplanes hero at North
Platto daily and taken overland to
Denvor, arriving there thlrty-olght
hours ahoad of tho rogular New York
mall. Dunvor is not on tho Overland
Air Mall Line. Other auxllllary Unas
nro to be established carrying mall
from North Platto to other points not
hum tad on tho Overland Kouto. All
of this helps to mnko North Platte
TE.MPEE (JOES TO THE TRAVEUIHS
Mr. Louis I. Turner, Special Agent
for tho Travolors Insuranco Co., of
Hartford, Conn., spent sovcral dnys In
tho city this wcok. Ho Informs us
that C. F. Tomple haB arranged to
tako tho agency for tho Travelers for
this lorritory and has given up all
other connections In order that ho
jnay give his ontlro tlmo to this com
pany. ' ' 3f
A .MEXICAN LEGION POST TO HAVE
The North Platte Post of tho Ameri
can Legion will havo an outing and
barbecue next Tuesday afternoon and
evening. Tho placo has not yet been
set. Tho Telegraph, through Louis
Kelly offered a steer to tho Legion for
a barbecue and tho Legion readily ac
cepted. Tho Chamber of Commcrco
Hand Is going In a body. All Legion
men are to bo at tho Court House at
4:30 Tuosilay. Oct. 12th. Cars will bo
on hand to tako everyone to tho
The WHOLE Secret of Being Successfully 1 fShod
Lies in Choosing the Correct Footwear.
A dainty dress shoe will not stand many shopping tours, nor will your heavy
street shoes help the appearance of an afternoon or evening frock.
It's surprising how much depends upon choosing the right shoes. Not only is
your pleasure greater in wearing them, but there's a very worth while saving inselecl
ing shoes which are made (or your particular need.
Little Miss First-Grade
Picks Her Fall Shoes.
They have soles that will stand jumping rope, and keep out dampness. The
heels are low, of course; the toes are wide so her foot will grow naturally.
Bring the children to the Shoe Market, where style, quality and price are always
ONEY ON SHOES'
i:peh. ii:nts conducted by
Till! NEWLY OHGANIZIM)
Tim Poultry Department at tho
North Platto Experimental Station
Is under tho management of Mr.
Jandobuuer. it Is ono ot tho newest
departments at tho farm and ono
which Is promising to bo very val
uable. Mr. Jandoboucr roports a suc
cessful summer season and now he
is preparing for tho winter. Ono ot
tho experiments which will bo worked,
out hero this winter is that of tho
best material for poultry houso floors.
Comparison tests will bo mndo of
cement iloors, wood lloors and hollow
tllo floors as to their efficiency in
keeping out moisture. Tho effect on
tho health of tho hens and tho egg
laylng production will also bo deter
mined. At present six hundred pullets are
housed for tho winter. Records will bo
kopt for each hen and tho exact num
ber of eggs Jald by each will bo deter
mined by tho uso of trap nests. The
March hatched pullets havo begun to
lay with an avcrago ago for tho first
laying ot live and one-halt months.
All hens which havo finished their
second producing year aro now being
culled out as It has been proved un
profitable to keep them nfter the close
of tholr second year. Also tho earlv
monitors aro removed from tho flock
as theso have not made satisfactory
production In tho tests.
Mr. .Tandebouer has about two hun
dred breeding cockerels on hand now
and theso can bo secured at reason
able prices by seeing him at the farm.
They aro "Whlto Leghorn, llarrcd
Rock, Rhode Island Rod ' (slnglo
comb), Ruff Orphlngton and "White
Wynmlotto and all aro from solectcd
heavy laying stock,
It will pny any farmer or poultry
raiser to visit this institution which
belongs to all of tho people, and In
spect tho work of tho Poultry Depart
ment. With eggs at sixty cents a
dozon now and prices constantly go
ing up interest in poultry raising n
long scientific lines Is Increasing.
THAVEL AND STUDY CliUJl MKT -LAST
For some reason our account of thb
mooting of tho Travel and Study Club
which was hold Monday evening, did
not get into tho Tuesday Issue. Tho
mooting was hold at tho homo ot Miss
Whlttnkor. Short talks on current
topics woro glvon by Mrs. Gumming,
Mrs. Brock, Mrs. Crosby and Miss
Baker. Miss Murray gavo a book re
view and Mrs. Jttlnckor read u papor
on "Our Presidential Candidates." A
two-courso lunch was served. Mrf
Kesslor and Miss Bolton were visitors.
FORMER SORT!? " PLATTE GIRL
HONORED 111" RI2R CROSS.
Miss Helen Cross, daughter of 'K W.
Cross, formerly of this city, now of Los
Angeles, has been solectcd as ono of.
tho six to do Public Health work in
Now York City under tho direction ot
tho American Rod Cross. Theso young
ladles havo boon stationed at Fort
Sheridan, 111. They will tako prelim
inary work in tho Army Training De
partment in Columbia University, Now
York City and most of their tlmo will
bo taken up with settlement work a
mong tho poorer pcoplo of that city.
APPLE BLOSSOMS OUTDOORS IN
P. W. Olson living west of town
brought a llttlo bnnch of crab apple
blossoms to Tho Tribune offlco yes
torday. Ho said be picked them from
a tree on tho lot at 103 So. Vine. Mr.
Olson bought this property InBt year
and made oxtenslvo Improvements ox
pectlng to move there this year. While
looking over tho property yesterday
ho notlcod the blossoms. Why go to
California for vlnter flowers?
AN'OTHKR CONVENTION FOR
NORTH PLATTE. .
Doctors Brock and Kr-use returned
Tuesday from Grand Isiand with tho
Information that they secured tho se
lection of North Platto as tho mooting ,
plnco of tho Northwestern District
Dental Society for next October. Thcro
woro about one hundred denttsts In at
tendance at Grand Island. An at
tempt to Increase tho number next
year at tho mooting bore, will ho
NORTH PLATTE TO RE HOST TO
UNION PACIFIC OFFICIALS.
INDIAN CARD CLUB MET WEDNES
Tho Indian Card Club was ontor
tained Wednesday nftornoon at tho
homo ot Mrs. Allison Wilcox, 410 W.
Fifth St. There wero flvo tables.
Mrs. Beecher, of Hastings nnd Miss
Bolton of San Diogo were out of town
guests. A two-courso luncheon was
Dlxon s do their own lensc grinding.
President C. R. Gray, of tho Union
Pacific and a party of twenty officials,
will bo tho guests of tho citizens of
North Platto, next Monday evening
at a banquet given In tholr honor at
tho Union Pacific Hotel. Tickets may
now bo secured at tho office ot tho
Secretary of tho Chamber of Commerce.
A completo lino ot ladles all sllk
hoso at the A. T. Johnson Dopt. Store.
Special at $2.50, $3.00 and $3,150. 7S-2
In The Spirit of
Todays mail brought us the first price reduction in
Sellers Kitchen Cabinet Drops
$4.50 and $5.00
Within an hour of receiving the above informa
tion wo decided to give our customers the full
benefit of Reduction and marked fifteen cabinets
DERRYBERRY & FORBES.
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