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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 14, 1920)
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NORTH PLATTE, NEB DECEMBER M, 1920.
ALL INTERESTS TO COMBINE TO
(JET THE EE1)E1 INPROVE-MENTS.
Next Friday thoro will bo a meeting
in tho Court House that should tax
tho seating capacity of that room to
tho utmost. It is called to consider
the erection of a Sales Pavilion for
this city. It Is in tho interests of
every breeder of live stock and every
farmer and cltizon of this county and
the surrounding counties should bo
Interested. At a preliminary meeting
held last Friday a committeo consist
ing of P. Snyder, Arthur Gaud-
erault and Frank Strollberg was ap
pointed to canvass the situation as to
location, kind of building needed and
the probable cost. This committeo
will meet in tho meantlmo and will
make a report at tho meeting on Frl
Tho Sales Pavilion is proposed that
a suitable placo may bo at hand for
tho sale of livo stock of every kind
It is suggsted that touch a placo could
bo used for many other purposes be
sides that or sales. One of thes is band
and orchestra concerts and another'is
for wrestling, and boxing matches. If
tho ring is at least eighteen feet in
diameter it would have a number of
uses but it should bo built to suit the
needs of stock sales first.
Tho meeting is called for two
o'clock, Friday. December 17th at tho
Court House, North Platte Breeders
of livo Stock and farmers are especi
ally Interested and should attend.
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STATION PAYS SAYS BEAN
At the regular weekly meeting of
the notary Club held at tho Christian
Church yesterday noon, Dean Burnett
"f the School of Agriculture of tho
T'niverslty of Nebraska at Lincoln
noke. Ho told of tho work of tho
Agricultural Experiment Stations in
Nebraska and spoke at length of the
wonderful advances made In crops and
live stock through the work of Iho
stations. His address was well re
ceived by the Uotarlans.
'A beautiful line 6? fldor lamps. A
Gift That Lasts Clinton Tho Jeweler.
UOLREN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
AT SIMON WHITE HOME
A. large gathering of rolatlvoa was
prosont Inst Friday at tho homo of
Mr. and Mrs. Simon White, south of
Horshey, to help them colobrnte the
fiftieth anniversary of their wedding.
AIrt and Mrs. "White aro each G8 years
old and have lived in Lincoln County
for 35 years They nro tho parents of
twelve childron, nine of whom nro liv
ing. They also have twenty-two grand
The homo was decorated with car
nations, roses and Christmas bells
nmlli four course dinner was served,
with watermelon to top it off. Mi, and
Mrs. White were presented with a gold
Thoso presont wero Mrs Cv W. Sizo-
moro and family of North Platte, Tal
madgo Whito and family of Horshoy.
Mrs. It. B. Miller and family of Hor-
Bhoy. Mrs. C. E. Danlolson and family
of Sutherland, Mrs. Elmer Ecklund
iind family of Sutherland and Miss
Mildred Daly of North Platte. Those
unablo to bo present wero Mrs F Z.
Soukup of Woodbine, Iowa. Mrs. Ern
est Danolson of Sutherland and Mrs.
CM. Reynolds of Ocean Park. Cnl.
To finish tho dny tho charivari
crowd camo in tho evening as on the
nrst wedding night
.ROMANCE OF THE PLATTE VAL
LEY TO BE GIVEN TODAY AND
Tho home talent movio Which has
been in preparation for the past sev
eral months is ready and .will bo
shown today and tonight and again
tomorrow at tho Sun Theatre The
film was photgraphed by V. W. Phil
Hps under th6 direction of Mrs. J.
Tiloy. It is a Sebnstlan production.
Tho story of love is interwoven with
tho scenes and sights of this com
munity Tho Union Pacific, tho Lin
coln Highway, the, Experimental Sub
station, tho Auto Races, tho Aircraft
Company, the schools, parks,- business
houses, all have been used to make
the story real to those who havo lived
hero or have visited North Platte.
Tho principal characters aro taken by
Catherine Horrod, Wllford Nelson,
Ira L. Bare, Mrs. J. W. TUoy, Paul
Harrington and Lucille McFarland
Mnny others aro seen as the storv
moves ajong. Theso films will bo
shown in many neighboring towns
and cities- and will be worth a great
deal in tho future if properly pre
OFFICERS TAKE UP EREC
TION OF MUNICIPAL
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ptECOMENDATIONS MADE TO TJIE
rii..uni;K OK COMMERCE BY
At tho annual banquet of tho Cham
ber of Commerce, Secretary Carey
made tho following recommendations
for tho comlne year:
1. Closer co-operation with the
fanviors and ranchmen
2. Opening of Credit Bureau bv the
'.i, -Follow-up of irrigation and
4 A little more of tho cood thinirs
In community life, such as concerts.
Other Interests will dcvelon from
time to time. The coming year Will
be one of tho utmost importance to
the development -of North Platte and
the surrounding territory and tho co
operation of eve-v citizen Is needed
A BOX OF
IS SURE TO PLEASE.
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The following communication has
boon handed to ub by a representative
of the American Legion:
To tho Editor:
Two continents and an ocean separ
ated tho boys in tho lighting lino from
tho folks at home, yet tho people of
North Platte, working in unison, each
In such capacity as was allotted, de
livered tho goods nnd made such a
record of accomplishment, as to re
flect ovcrlastlng credit to tho City,
Tho timo has now come, when, with
all on common ground, all may join
in peacetlmo, but nono tho loss patrio
The American Legion Is of those,
who hold up their right hand for first
lino Hervicte. Its. primary purpose
Is to perpetuate whatever was accom
plished by its members by furthor
It seems practicable that this union
of purpose displayed during hostilities
should bo now put to account for some
substantial benefit to tho community;
It seems fitting that North Platte
should proclaim nnd commomorato its
patriotic record in a lasting nnd buu
u is tncrctoro suggested, that a
substlantial and' capacious auditorium
bo erected during tho coming year;
such auditorium to bo of sufficient
size to enro for our lnrgost gatherings
for years to come, but to be so ar
ranged as to contain suitable accom-
modntons, -whore organizations com
poseu on vciornns ot our wars, tneir
auxiliaries or relatives may meet free
of charge) Such aid. as is necessary
in tho erection, to bo furnished hy tho
City by a bond issiio; tho building to
bo operated, generally, for profit a
gainst upkeep and deterioration, by a
Board appointed by tho Mayor, as by
crdlnanco provided. It Is unnecessary
to point out the many uses to which
such a building could bo put.
Sufficient moneys go out of tho City
annually in the various drives to
erect such a structure. One day's
worlr or Ms equivalent by every pat
riot!'' citi'.cn would moro than take
caro of the cost.
If the plan hero suggeste'd" shall
meet tho sanction of Tho Grand Army,
Women's Relief Corps, Spanish A-
tnorlcan War Vetorans, its auxiliary,
tno American vyar
LINCOLN, COUNTY CHAPTER
MHHICAN RED CROSS DIREC
TORS ANNOUNCED. .
!A NEW STORE
Secretary A. W. Shilling of tho
Lincoln County Chaptor of the Amer
ican Red Cross has Just announced!
tho names ot tho now director's which
wore elected recently for tho coming I U, Ur-i i.iTi x...v im,au .,,,,,, ,n
year. These men and womon will i 1,1 1 lj 4h" 'OM ADDED '10
DIXON STOKE IS NOW
moot at tho call of tho President and
olect officers ot tho Chaptor for 1921
Hero aro tho names: Miss Anna
Kramplv. Mrs. Chas. Dogiyo, Mrs.
M. E. Scott, Mrs. H. S. Davis, W. P
Snydor, Mrs. R. P. Cotoroll, Mrs. It.
C. Langford, Mrs. W. P. Klllcn, S
M. Soudor, W. J. O'Connor, Wilson
Tout, W. V Hohgland, E. W. Potter,
12. F Sccborgor and R. D. BIrgo,
The now Board of directors will
moot Tuesday ovonlng, December 28th
to elect officers for tho coming year.
ORGANIZER FOR LIFE COMPANY
TO MAKE "WESTERN HEAD
E. It. Flsk, of Omaha, was in tho
city yesterday making arrangements
for locating his wostorn headquarters
at North Platto. Ho is organizer for
Nebraska for tho Now York Lifo In
surance Co. and is placing an agency
in tliB city. Mr. risk has been in
North Platto a number of times and
has kept in touch with its develop
ment. When soon yesterday ho ex
pressed hlmsolf as well pleased with
tho prospects of this city and with
its growth. "North Platto is one of
tho llvest places I havo known latoly
and it is certainly developing strong
along tho right Uncs," said Mr. Flsk.
Ho lias placed Mr. It. II. Wcller in
charge of tho local agency.
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SALE OP CHRISTMAS SEALS IS
GOING SLOWLY AT PRESENT.
Tho first fow days of tho salo of
Christmas Seals wero very satisfac
tory but tho sale has Blowed down
now and unless moro pooplo get busy
it will fnll below tho standard sot for
Lincoln County. They aro forsalo
in all of tho other towns and cities in
tho' County and In somo rural com
munities. Tito cntlro procoods goes
to tho Nohruska Tuborculdsis Associ
ation. Part ot It is then returned to
tho Twentieth Contury Club, which is
to use tho money to pay for tho sor
vces of a County Nurse. This nurse
will bo available to any part of tho
County, especially In tho various
schoolB whoro sho may bo ncodod.
Don't send a slnglo Chrlstmna lotter
orji'.ptigkngo without having placed a
seal bn ilo carry the truo Christmas
i . -t'.o;:
As wo ko to press tho death of
Tho now store room which Dixon &
Son has secured located Just south
or the Jowolry storo Is opon ready for
Inspection. It is a model of tasto nnd
comfort. As ono enters tho front door
ho Is In u beautiful rccoptioli room
with soft ruga on tho floors, dainty
reed furnlturo at tho sldo and tnsto
fully decorated wnlla and colling, Tho
color schomo is French gray and blue
It is worked out in tho wall coverings
ami tno onnmol woodwork. To tho
right Is tho optical department. It is
niceu witu display cases and n llttlo
furthor on is a Bound proof room with
instruments for making tosta of vi
sion. Charles Dixon Is in chnrgo horo.
On tho loft ns ono ontora is u group
of phonographs nnd boyond theso is
tho record room" nnd two soundproof
rooms whoro demonstrations of phon
ograph music aro given. All of tho
furnishings nro in harmony with tho
purpose for which thoy aro to bo
used nnd tho effect is vory pleasing.
Mr. Dixon Btated today that ho had
planned on a public rccoption but had
boon porsundod not to havo ono bo
causo it is thought that pcoplo will
appreciate looking over tho now aloro
n groups or singly rnthor than In n
big crowd. "Wo aro prepared to show
our frlonds through tho now depart
ments at any timo now." snld Mr
Dixon, "nnd cortnlnly will bo glad to
havo their verdict on our efforts." The
now room rollovcs tho crowdod con
dition of tho Jowolry and repairing
departments and a bettor display
thoro is now possible; Tho firm of
Dixon & Son has cortnlnly shown
faith In North Platto and Lincoln
County In making such a largo Invest
ment in tho business nt this timo.
LOCAL MUSICIANS UNION TO (JIVE
GRAND BALL IN JANUARY.
itiuwiuiD, omujin 1-1111. .. y- .i t.i tr
Girls, Canteen Ladles. The Homo "U8H, u" "'"e;, .' X i 0 'fj
Guards, Council of Defense and Kin
dred;' bodies, Tho American Legion
offers its sorvicos in whntever man
ner it enn best help
AMERICAN LEGION POST, NO .103
By P. J. Sandall. Adjutant.
Sarah Finney, 320 East Second St., is
reported. Miss Finnoy is said to have
been 111 for somo timo.
When you buy Jowolry from Clin
ton tho Jowclor, you are buying
Git'ts That. Last.
The Local Musician's Union will
glvo n grand ball in Jnuuary accord
ing to plans inndo by tho membors at
their mooting Sunday Tho local now
has fifty-eight members and It Is
planncMl to havo tho biggest and best
orchestra over hoard in" North Platto,
to furnish the music for tho occasion.
A record sent in ono of our nrtlBtlc
gift envelopes will bo a sourco ot
constant pleasuro to your friends. Ot
thorn at Dixon s Music Shop.
This week wo will pay tho highest
market prlco for turkeys and geese.
Stensvnd Poultry Co.
Ono annual event In tho lifo ot each
ohuroh Is tho Annual Supper and
Bazaar given by tho ladloa of tho
church. Tho Methodist Ladlos will
hold tholr bazaar beginning nt four
o'clock Thursday nnd tho suppor be
ginning at live. Evoryono Is invited.
SHERIFF SAlAsiiuRY SECURES
CONVENTION FOR NORTH
Tho Stnto Association of Sheriffs,
which mot at Grand Island Inst week,
voted to hold tho 1921 mooting nt
North Platto. Lincoln wua tho strong
est competitor. Thoro nro about nlno
ty membors In tho stnto. No dato hns
boon sot for tho cofrftmtlon but it will
probably bo hold. In December.
MRS. OSCAR PENNINGTON.
Ethol Strong Pennington wna born
May 30th, 1900 at Denvor. Colo., and
died Doc. Cth, 1920 at Novth Platto,
iNobr. Sho wns tho daughter of Mr.'
and Mrs. Frank Strong.
During her early childhood sho liv
ed nt Laramie, Wyo and It was horo
that hor father wna killed when Ethol
wns sovcu years old. During tho next
throo years sho lived with hor mothdr
noar Lnramlo and then upon hor
mother's doath sho resided with dif
ferent frlonds until sho wna thlrtoon
when sho camo to Btay with hor undo
and mint, Mi nnd Mr. James Snydor
of this city. Sho attended tho North
Platto schools nnd lator took a courso
in tno Urnnd Island Businoss Colloge.
Sho wbh married to Oscar Ponniugton
on Fobf. C, 1919. A llttlo girl called
Charlotto Juno was born sovon weeks
ago and both husband and daughter
aro loft to mourn hor early doath.
Sho attendol the Baptist Church, tho
cholco of hor pnronta,
Evoryono who know Mrs. Ponnng
ton ndmlrod hor fine spirit and lovablo
disposition and during hor sickness
hor husband and frlonds did everything
in tlolr power to give hor conifort and
neip nor id rognm hor hoalth. The
sympathy of all acquaintances Is ex
tended to tho husband nnd tho baby
who miss hor so much.
HOYS Altti ACCUSED 01' CUTTING
down; thkkb in memorial
0. 11. Thoolecko is trying to find
out tho boys who have been cutting
down young trees in Memorial Park
bottor known ns East End Park or
Athletic Park. Ho says tha probably
forty trcoH havo boon destroyed ,in
tills way It la said that the boys cut
them to mako liows wRl'i which to
fight Indians, Tho police arc on tho
trnll ot thoso youngsters and will
make trouble for them when they aro
found out. Tho Park Commissioners
have spent a lot of money in gotting
thoHo trees started and It will prob
ably bo necessary to roplant those cut
HOY SCOUT COUNCIL HEARS RE
POUT FROM DISTRICT COX-
Carl J. Holman, Scout Commission
er of the North Plalte Council, Boy
Scouts of Amrica. gave a report of
the District Conference held at Lin
coln last Monday, at the weekly din
ner of the Council yesterday. Ho told
of the gathering of men Interested In
Iho Boy Scout work and tho sessions
held during the day and evening. Tl
district embraces all of Nobra ka,
Kansas, Iowa, Missouri. Colorado and'
Wyoming."' His report showed that j
North Plalte Is behind both Kearney i
and Grand Island In Boy Scout work,
each having a Scout Executive paid
for full timo work while North Platto
Just had a paid Scout official during
tho summer months.
"THE HIRD OF PARADISE"
Ono of tho pleasing olforlngs of the i
season "The Bird of Paradise" tho rij
fully perennial favorite Is to bo seen 1 31
at tho Keith Theatre for tho 4th time.
The fact that it is in its tenth year, is
sufficient tribute to Its quality, as It
is ono of the most novel of American
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soul takes placj under thohndow of R
Poloo and Is llghtod by the lurid fires T
of Kllauea, and mado musical with its I
weird walling of native instruments
and voicod. The clearest description
of It Is that K is a fervid romance,
narrating tho story of the lovo of an
American for n I In wuilan princess.
Florence Rockwell, nn actress ot con
siderable ability, plays tho rolo of
Luann, tho llttlo Hawaiian princess.
Others in tho cast aro Robert Brlstor,
Rose Watson, Gertrude WalthorS.
Brandon Evans, John Sumner nnd tho
five native singers and players
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10 vory Royal Neighbor Is requested,
to attond tho school of Instruction to
morrow afternoon. Tho session will
opon at two oclock at tho Odd Pol
lows hall. Tho ovenlng sosslon will
open nt eight o'clock. A largo class
will bo Initiated and four supremo of
ficers will bo present.
Seo Alhrocht furs before you buy
nnd learn tho difference In qunlityi
Sold exclusively In North Platto by
Wilcox Department Store.
Win. Fitzpatrick, check clerk nt the
local roundhouse fell from a ladder
vosterday and Is suffering- from a
ive Him Somethin
g to W
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that is definitely practicalsuch men have
little appreciation of "Knick Knacks." We can
be of service to you lor we serve real men all
around the calendar. We know what they like.
Shirts, Hosiery, Neckwear, Gloves,
Belts, all make practical Gifts.
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