Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 14, 1920)
NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE
By JACK LAWTON
. 1920, Wwitern Smwpwpr Union.)
The house loomed deaolnte ns Cyu
tilts enme toward It. The brunches of
tko tre tdieddlng tlielc sumnior
tares wore tIcKlnt too. The loaves
crackled beiionlh Cynthia' foot na she
went on up tln Harden pntli to (ho
pillared vmmulii, onr of alienee nnd
itcny allowed everywhere. She drew
iw fur Nbout her Ihroat ns she aut
upon the hlRlie! latep to look the old
place over, the denr old plnce that hnd
heoti hor girlhood's home, this wist
fully sweet woman hnd hut to close
hor oyoa to people, the deserted rooms
with faces, long iihsonf. There her
squnro plnno had toodt nnd at tho
opposite ond of tho Impressive parlor
hnd been the pier glass, A winsome
picture that plen glass had often re
flected, n girlish vision of floating ruf
fles, with happy shining eyes beneath
softly wavy hair. Cynthia remembered
the vision of herself, ns she sat, nnd
saw It ngnln nt Its fairest clad hi
In satin slippers the girl Cynthia
hnd danced down tho room, her white
veil sweeping nfter, nnd lie hnd called
her "the lovllest vision In tho world."
lint thnt wns before tho kiss. Such a
simple happening to change the tenor
of one's life as It had changed Cyn
thia's. There were two suitors, you
sec, big Will Lofton, poor, adoring
nnd unrewarded. And Barton Swift,
rich by Inheritance, successful In busi
ness. By no virtue of his riches had
Cynthia chosen, hut because of her
Jove for him, with nil tho time a re
gretful ncho at the back of licr liappl
ness, because of poor WllJ's sorrow.
Not thnt Will was cowardly In defeat,
his outward mnnncr wns his bravest
best; Bartuii vum wildly triumphant,
his laughter rang out all tho day long,
tho day of his wedding to be.
.' With other friends he and Cynthia
had festooned tho hallways and rooms
with flowerp. n her white robes she
had laughingly defied superstition for
tho admiration of her lover's gaze, nnd
Barton left enraptured, before tho few
brief hours proceeding tho ceremony.
Ah he reached his own home In n bliss
ful daze, he found that he had forgot
ten to execute a ccrtnln commission,
mid returned. Entering the long room,
his steps muffled by Ihe (hick carpet,
Bnrtnn Swift beheld reflected In the
pier glass, tho picture which he never
forgot, nnd which no explanation could
satisfy. Cynthia, still In her bridal
robes, wns clasped close In the arms
of Will Lofton, and u.s Barton watched,
Will bent for her kiss. When he raised
his face from hers. Cynthia gave him
no words of anger, tears were on her
'.'You had belter go now Lofton,"
ImrlOii said sharply from tile doorway,
'nnd Will waiting only for Cynthia's
motion of dismissal had gone. "Well."
Barton asked, her with a sneering
smile)1 "so It wns my money after nil,
ct; i hey said, and you loved Lofton
nil the time." White to (lie lips with
,. Wide 'horrified eyes, Cynthia made no
reply. His sneering ymlle changed to
it harsh laugh.
"Welt, forewarned, forearmed." Bar-
' ton said cuttingly, his own pain mak
ing him cruel, "Better to have found
put In time -good-bye,"
When the girl found her voice she
was alone In the flower decked room.
Later, as the wedding hour approached
pile had In desperation thrown a cloak
nbout her shoulders and gone to Bar
ton's home to seek Iiltn. only to lenrn
that he had rushed In to the house
nnd out again with the brief word thnt
he would be long alwent.
So Cynthia like a crumpled white
Keith Theatre, Decmber 18
Return of the Favorite
RICHARD WALTON TULLY Presents the Ever
Popular Hawaiian Romance
WWM lin."iri A fascinating and Appealing Play
M. ITa JLj of a Woman's Soul.
Arnorlca's everlasting stage triumph. A brilliant cast of
FLOREMCE ROCKWELL It SINGING HAWAIIANS
Mail Orders Now Seat
P c $1.00, $1.50, $2.00 and $2.60
JTTICCO Make your reservations early
flower wna found unconscious on tho
! floor of her room, whefi the wedding
guests came, nnd tho wedding had
never been. Immediately, a kind
i father had token her to travel abroad,
since then she had been hero or there
n her fancy or friends dictated. And
ni tho yenrs passed tho old homo be
reft of Its owners was sold, nnd the
money divided between the sisters.
Now that Cynthia's sisters were mar
ried, nnd aenttored fnr, tho old house
wa to be sold again. Cynthln rend
the advertisement In her city apart
ment, and n whimsical desire had
seized her to view the old plnco onco
more. She could think now of that
dreadful day with a smile, nnd wonder
(hut It had seemed to mean so much.
But after all the years her cheeks
burned hot at memory of nn Impulsive
fnrwell kiss. Poor Will, ho ' had
grieved deeply over the tragedy his
rash act brought about. Cynthia
wondered what sort of woman hu hnd
married. Then, iih she stood up to go,
n man camo through the great house
doorway, and stood speechlessly look
ing at her. She recognized Will Lef
ton at once, the same serious eyes,
tho patient face that years could not
touch with sternness.
"Will," cried the woman, "how
ptrnngo to meet you here, and un
changed." "Why, I nm qulto gray," Will Lef
ton said, ns ho caught her hands, "but
you arc Just Cynthln still. I came to
buy the old place," he told her.
"For your wlfo?" Cynthln ques
tioned, "There has never been but one wom
an In tho world for mo," ho nn
Bwcrcd sadly, "and I spoiled her life
with a kiss."
Then Cynthln raised to him shin
ing eyes. 1
"Will Lef ton," she asked, "Oh! aro
you sure of that?"
High temperatures seem, very curi
ously, to retard tho ripening of pears,
while hastening that of applet". In ex
periments described by Ovcrholsor
and Taylor in tho Botanical Gazette,
the ripening of green flrst-cron Bart-
lett pears raised from 70 degrees P.
or room temperature, to 85 degrees
was not affected, but at 87.7 degrees
It was delayed five days, and at 04 de
grees and 101 degrees tho delay wns
13 days. Second-crop Burtlott pears,
In a temperature of 101 degrees, and
surrounded by a relative humidity of
below 50 per cent, remained unripe
four weeks after similar pears at
room temperature and humidity hnd
become fully ripened. The llavor of
peaiH kept above 8." degrees was af
fected, sweetness and Juiciness being
diminished. The ripening of Yellow
Newton apples on tho other hand, was
hastened at every appreciable rlso In
temperature from r0 degrees up to
tho point of destruction by burning.
It Is concluded thnt the picking of
penrs may be delayed In very, hot
weather, hut that the picking of np
ples nnd storage In a cool place (must
Barnstable's Old Bell.
In the courthouse at Barnstable,
Mass., Is nn old bell, cracked and
silent, which may be, nnd probably Is,
the oldest bell In the United States.
So thinks Mr. Alfred Crocker, clerk of
courts of Bnrnstnble county. Tho date
1(l"r Is still plainly visible in tho pho
tograph recently printed In tho Bos
ton Evening Transcript.
By this date, however, the old bell
had seen nenrly a quarter of a cen
i tury of life In England before It came
j .to America and began calling wor
shipers together In the church at
Sandwich town, Orntltudo bought the
bell In Knulnntl. for It enmo ns n ulft
I from Mrs. Peter Adolph, whoso bus-
band, Captain Adolph, wns lost In the
' wreck of his vessel on tho Massachu
I setts coast In 10D7 despite the efforts
of the people of, Sandwich,
Sale Thursday, Dec. 16
8,000 Mile Adjustment
Santa Fe Trail Tread Tires
3,000 Mile Adjustment
All Firsts No Seconds
A Tire or Tube For $1.00
PROVIDED YOU FIRST
HtLwkeyo Road Hook Hawkeyo Ribbed Tread
8,000 Miles 8,000 Miles
Ono Tiro Two Tires Ono Tiro Two Tires
SIzo Reg. Price SalO Trice Reg. Trice Snlo Trlco
28x3 20.50 21.50 20.00 21.00
30x3 24.50 25.50 24.00 25.00
30x133' 29.70 30.70 28.70 29.70
31x4 41.50 42.50 40.20 41.20
32x33o 35.75 ' 36.75 34.50 35.50
28x4 "i 40.00 41.00
32x4 i 44-50 45.50 43.50 44.50
33x4 46.50 47.50 45.50 46.50
84x4 48.00 49.00 46-75 47.75
32x4V. . 51.50 52.50
34x41, 56.50 57.50 55.00 56.00
35x41 59.00 60.00 57.50 58-50
36x41. 62.00 63.00 60.50 61.50
33x5 " 72.00 73.00 70-00 71.00
35x5 73.00 . 74.00 71.50 72.50
37x5 76.50 , 77.50 74.50 75-50
36x4 54.50 55.50 53.00 54-00
33x41. 56.50 57.50 55.00 56.00
37x4il 63.00 64.00 61.50 62.50
35x5 " 76.50 77.50 75.00 76-00
5 WAR TAX
Do not confuse this snle with other sales. Every tire and tuhe is strictly first quality and
carries with it tlio full mileage guarantee of the Ilawkeye Tire & Rubber Company.
See your 1LVWKEYE DEALER. Look for the sign.
Anticipate Your Needs. Buy Now.
Ilawkeye Tire & Ruhlier Company, Omaha Hraneli, 1810 Harney Street.
North Platto, Nebr, Doc.
A. N. Durbln Auto, Co.,
. North Platto, Nobr. '
1 have been a user of the Hawkoyo Tires for
several years and can't say too much for them. I
do not bollervo thai there Is any better tiro made
than the Hnwkoyo Tiro. Furthermore, 1 wish' to
say that my judgement on these tires Is not derived
from my experience aloud, I havo sold
of them and they have always given satisfaction.
I sold a set to' Dr. Twlnom and soveral more thru
out this Country and they aro all more than pleased
with tho mileage thoy havo been
A. N. DURBIN AUTO CO.,
Cor. Locust and Fifth
DR. J. R. McKIRAHAIN
Practice Limited lo Diseases of
Women and Surgery
OVER REXALI, DRUG STORE
Phonos Offlco 113 Rosldonco 265
Calls Prompt!) Answered Night or Itaj
Phono Office (142 Residence 1570
DR. HAROLD FENNEK
Offlco Phone 333 Ros. Phone 1020
DUS. STATES & STATES
5,6,7 Building & Loan Building.
Office Phono 70. Res. Phouo 124?
GEO. B. DENT,
Physician and Surgeon.
Special Attention Given to Surger?
Ottlco: Building & Loan Building
Phonos: Office 130, Residence 116
Limited Time we will Sell
BUY ONE TUBE AT
Oho Tiro Two Tires
Heg. Trlco Snlo Trlco
, 54. 5
READ THE FOLLOWING LETTERS:
a good many
getting out of
jntS. jr. HENRY GILFOYL
ART OP SINGING.
Residence Studio: 108 West 3rd, City
t- u urn wu.r
Proves Costly I
YOUR storage Utttry newlj
certain n-uular uttoiillniin la
WINTER VVr hr to
Clve It thne attentlnm. nlia'.her
you havo a pow riul I'rrat-O-Uto
or any oilier mnke. Iteimlar tfrst
tue save battery ejpciiw.
M1UW.U MOTOR CO.
THE REGULAR PRICE
Fe Trail Tread
. 5-90 ,
North Platte, Nebr., Dec. 7, 1920.
Durbln Auto Co.,
North Platte, Nebr.
I havo had a sot of Hawkeyo tires on my' Road
ster for the past three years and they have had
about Nine Thousand Miles out of them, nnd look
good for nbout Five Thousand more.
Anyone wishing to see these casings I will be
glad to show them to you
CHAS. O. BRAND.
Dec. 13th, 1920
A. N. Durbln Auto Co., North Platte, Nebr.
I havo a set of the Hawkeyo tires, and havo had
them in constant use for about a year, and I am very
much pleased with tho servico I am doriving from
them. Yours truly.
JOHN S. TWINEM.,
and Olds Trucks.
NORTH PLATTE. NRR.
DO Y01' MKK A BM)IW:i
You will If wo servo It to you. Flrat
of all, 11 In a lm ju'cy toak; thon
our chef known how to cook It to ro-
tnin all the goodnww. Of course, wo
servo mora tlmn steaks. In fact, our
menu contains all the delicacies ot
tho season. And at popular prices,
HOTEL PALACE AND CAFE
RICHI UGA.I, Proprietor
Opposite Union Pacific Depot
DR. J. S. TWINEM I
Platte Valley Hospital
1 Dr. W. I. SHAFFER I
HAY FEVER AND H
North Platte, Nebr, 8
DR. C. E. McREYNOLDS,
Eye Ear. Noso and Throat.
Offlco over Roxall Drug Store.
Office phone 241. Rcb. phone 217
' L. C . DROST,
North Platte, Nebraska.
Knights ot Columbut) Ritlldln.
Oral Prophylaxis Mouth Hygiono
Phono 307 Twinem Bldg-
JOHN S. SIMMS, M. D.
Special Attention Given to
McDonald Bank Building
Office Phone 83 Residence 88
General Farm Sales A Specialty, also
Real Estate. References and Dates
First National Bank.
Res. 400 East 3rd St.
TV. T. PMTCHAIiD,
Ex-Government Veterinarian and ex
assistant deputy State Veterinarian
Hospital 315 Sonth Vine Street.
Hospital Phone Black 633
House Phone Dlack 633
it DERRIBKRRY A FORBES. $
Licensed Embnlmers S
Q Undertakers and Funeral Directorate
Dhj phone 11 i
U Night phone Black 688 a
FOR FRONT WHEELS
SIIAFER ROLLER HEARINGS
SERVICE! No Mora "Grief"
Guaranteed. At Dealers.
Distributed by W. S. LOVEJOY,
3S18 Mnson Street. Omaha, Neb.
NOTICE OF PETITION
Estuto No. 1790 of James Babbitt, do
ceased, In tho County Court of Lin
coln County, Nebraska.
Tho State of Nobraska. To all per
sons interested In said Estate take no
tlco that a petition has been filed for
tho probate of an Instrument purport
ing to be tho last will and testament
of James Babbitt, deceased, and for
tho appolntmeht. of Eunice Babbitt as
Executrix of said estate, which has
been sot for hearing herein on De
cember 24, 1920. at 9 o'clock a. m.
Dated November 27, 1920.
(SEAL) WM. IT. C. WOODHURST.
93-3w County Judge.
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE.
By vlrtuo of an order of sale Issued
by tho District Court of Lincoln Coun
ty, Nobraska, upon a decreo of fore
closure rendered in said court, where
in Anna Voss Is plaintiff and Clyde M.
Trotter, Mona Trotter, his wife, and
L. E. Mchlman, as Trustoo In Bank
ruptcy of Clyde M. Trotter, Bank
rupt, aro defendants, and to mo di
rected, I will on tho 31st day of Decern
bor, 1920, at two o'clock P. M. nt tho
oast front door of tho court house In
tho City of North Platto, County of
Lincoln and Stato of Nebraska, sell
at public auction to tho highest bidder
for cash to satisfy said docrco, Inter
est and costs, tho following doscrlbod
property, to-wlt: all of Lot Ton (10
of Block Two (2) of Rlvordalo Addi
tion to tho City of N,orth Platto, Ne
braska, subject to a cortnln mortgige
to tho Nobrnska Stato Building nnd
Loan Association, which Is. recorded in
Boole 47 at pngo 149 of tho records of
Lincoln County, NobraBka.
Dated at North Platto, Nobraska,
November 29, 1920.
A. J. SALISBURY,
Powered by Open ONI