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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 4, 1921)
NORTH PLATTE,',;NEBM MARCH '1, 1921.
TAG WEEK FOR
flKT YOUR AMF. THE TOTEM
POLES BY CONTIUHUTING AT
LEAST ONE DOLLAR.
Beginning Montlav, March 7th ami
continuing during the week, tho Local
Council of. the Campflro Glrla will
onduct a tag wick here In North
i'latte. Tho 150 or moro Campflro
Girls now cnrclled will bo on tho
greets and at tho homes with small
r'6d tags bcanng tho emblem ot tho
campflro and thoy will pin ono on tho
coat of anyone who will give a dollar
r mure." 'Iho lags when worn will
hhow that tho wearer has paid some
thing Into tho camp fund of tho girls.
A coinnlcto list cf those who pay for
ttKS will bo made and tho amount
contributed will be set opposito each
Tho largo increase -ii tho number of
campDro glrla nnd noy scouts made it
imnosslblo for them to uso tho samo
camp grounds during the coming sum
mor: So the Campfifc Council has
a fine location pear "lho Points" and
bow It is planned lo build a house
ihore. Tho tdrls lhust also havo a
well and otbor eijulpmcnt and to pay
or this tho girls and their guardians
havo decided to hac a tag week. It
has been decided to erect two totem
polos at tho entrance to tho camp
grounds and on those poles to burn
tho names ot everyone who buys a
Architect 1 etk has become so lntor.
estodin this work that he has gen
orously drawn the plans for-tho lodgo
which it is planned to bulla Hero ana
'.hose plans -will bo on display in ono
r f tho store v lndows during tho week.
Tho campaign will really start Sat
urday night at the Fianklln Auditor
ium when a pubjic meeting will bo
held in which all camps will partici
pate. .The Pioneer Campflro will put
on the ritual. At this timo tho honors
ampd in lat summer's camp will be
vanled. All parents and friends of
he girls arc invited to attend this
) ieting wh oli will ho free.
NORTH PLATTE TO GIVE CURB
PACKING A THOROUGH
----- TRY OUT.
A petition containing more than 175
names "V of ' North Platte citizens
was preponteilQ.Jhe iCitiv Cpuncjl,
Tuesday -ovoning uy J, hj. aeunsuan.
TJic petition asked the Council to ap
prove of parking automobiles at tho
curb instead of in tho center of tho
street. Those who signed tho peti
tion were given tho option of ex
pressing themselves for or against
the proposition. A count showed 154
names for tho curb system and 27
agalnsL A number of citizens wero
present and Messrs. Sebastian, Bare,
Maloney, Rush, Romlgh, Salisbury
and Shuman gave their views. The
(Council was unanimous In approving
the change. While the. Chief of Police
has power to make such a. regulation
he d.'d not care to take tho responsi
bility until tho Council had acted. It
is understood that certain restrictions
will ho necessary and theso will bo
announced as soon as formulated.
NORTH PLATTE PEOPLE ARE IN
TERKHTE1) IN COMING PICTURE
OF LOCAL LIFE.
Ono of the attractions which will
he of special interest to -North Platte
and Lincoln County people is the "U.
P Trail" which conies to thoKoith,
next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
nightv Zane Grey has written 0
great book of which millions of cop
ies1 have been sold 'to dato. Th
book has a number of references to
North Platte and other western Ne
braska locations and as would be ex
pected these havo been woven into tho
story. Tho prices including tax aro
Chas. Walters returned last oven
ing from a business trip to Ogalalln.
he Happy - Healthful Life
' 1 1 ia yjf.'SdeAs m
See us for FREE building helps,
plans and cost estimates
Waltemath Lumber & Coal Co.
attempted mumer and sui.
cipe at lenton home tues
Victor Moss, au electrical worker,
shot Mr. V. I. Lee ton and then turn,
ed the gun on himself Tuesday ovon
ing nt tho Lcnton homo, 21G W. Sixth.
Airs. Lontou is vciy low at tho Gon-
oral Hospital and la another room
in uio samo uuuaing moss ues nover-
uig between life nut Uenth. It soems
Mr. Lontcn left Tuesday morning for
tho co intry to secure work. Moss, who
Was a roomer nt tho placo, in despair
hpcaupc Mrs. Le' ton refused his at
tentions shot her tin t ugh tho body
and thn shot himself in a similar
manner. Police rushed both to tho
hospital where Lcnton found his vifo
upon hi? return to lho city yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lonloii havo two child
ren whtlo Moss Is said to bo unmar
ried. The latter onrollcd In tho spoc
ial coursj in Commercial work in the
local high school lust fall and attend
ed for p fow weeks. Ho was rcmcm
borod by tho pupils as a quiet man
who had oty little to say. This morn.
lng both nro reported to bo about tho
WEATHERMAN SIULLING SAYS
THERE HAS NO ZERO WEATH
ER IX FEBRUARY'.
In Iho monthly summary of weather
conditions during, tho month of Fob
ruary Wo ilnd that the highest temp
erature recorded during tho month
was 71 and the lowest 2. This is not
two below zero btft two above. The
normal or mean tompcraturo for tho
month was 24.fi as taken from tho rec
ords for tho past 15 vears. Tho aver
age for tho montl- just past was 45.
Tho lowest over kncv.n In tho history
of tho station l3 3G below zero and
tho highest is 74.
During tho month thoro was about
one-lhlrd of an lath of rainfall which
Is a little below tho average. On tho
14th wo had a north-west wind which
b.ow at tho rots of 39 miles an hour.
During tho month Hiiro wore 17 clear
days, 5 partly cloudy and 6 clojidy.
Tho gist of tho wholo matter Is that
wo had a remarkably warm and clear
month compared to tho average. (Cal
lfornlans please jioticc.)
PART OF L(kI5j1)'RAINAGE PLANS
ARE TO BE CARRIED OUT
Tho general plan of taking .caro of
tho' surface drainage in tho western
part or tne city, which has been ap
pro fed Ly tho City Council calls for
a ditch to Mart ot tho Union Pacific
tracks and run north and east' and
empty Into tho irrigation ditch. Tho
fuinnci'Kr-flf the city-- havo' been such
I hut it sip"ineil h:'i:;Vsr. to expoct
much of tho plan lo be carried out
but the City Attornoy has gone over
l: n ntior and ni.n.runidod 11. plan
wliio'i has idii n.lo 126 by the Coun
cil irinl which will j.Puv tho ditch
in nn i.t. ,i''ii t bo ccinpleted as
-ii' 11 im (.'.Milile .'.i tho meeting
TusiUy evening the City Engineer
Avac directed to advertise for bids for
the construction of tho nortli. side
DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP DEBAT
ING CONTEST NOW LOOMS
I P BIG.
The llnal a bate for tho District
Championship in the Nebraska .High
Schools Debaliig iUagne will bo h'eld
in the Franklin Ail Utiirlum on March
2th when lho strung ttini from Has
tings High Scl 00I will be here. Tho
locals must take the aD'Irmativo of tho
question and it will take somo pretty
hard work to prepare for this con
test. Coaches Can and Smith nro try
ing to arrange an inter-district de
late vlth Sidney High School but so
far nothing dofinito bus been done.
Tho North Platto tu m which won
from Kearney will ji.urney to Curtis
nn tho 11th and dbfeml the negatlvo
against a team from .he Agricultural
CARD OF TIIANh'S.
Wo desire to thank our friends and
neighbors who wero so kind to 11s in
our" borcavohient iniid td express our
appreciation of tho many beautiful
llowors sent to us.
Mrs. H. 0. Welch and family.
OF YOUR OWN
HARDING IS NOW PRESIDENT
NORTH PLATTE AND LINCOLN COUNTY ARE READY FOR THE PROM-
- ISED PROSPERITY AND HAIL THE NEW CHIEF
OF OUR COUNTRY
Today is a great day in Washing'
ton. Tho "Wilson administration which
has governed the country for eight
voar turns ovor nil power and auth
ority to its successor. President Hanu
lng Is to have as complete power as,
any president has ovor had with, a
ti Ctimfn In ntitlrn accord
with his party. Lincoln County people
supported Prostdont Harding in '.flno
shape and will expect a full share of
the prosperity which they have, been
lead to believe would result fromji
. . .... l" . I l anil'.... iTTI.n WaitKlltta
oraiigo 01 auilHii inn unuu. i iiw, t 1
ciirta!n.-y wishes the now administra
tion more success than tho Wilson nd-
ORMAL OPENING Or ROIIERTS
Tim llobeits Music Co. held its for
mal ojjening Wednesday in tho after
noon and evening. Large crowds vlslt
iii tim Rtnro on this occasion and wel
comed tho now manager to tho bus
iness life of this city, uonipiimeius
u'nm nnlil tn ihn munaccr because of
the completo lino of musical goods
which ho carriQu.
Van Dornn's Orchestra turnisiicit
music for this occasion.
ST. PATRICKS SCHOOL MKKTS DE
FEAT AT BRADY IN CAGE
The basketball team of tho St. Pat
ricks School met with defeat at Brady
last evening in Brady. Tho score was
20 to G. A good many rooters from
tho school accompanied tho team.
Wilford Nelson returned to Goring
this morning after visiting friends in
t "rr iW 0mmmnm nvt
Having the Right Kind
of a Bank back of you is an important factor in your lmsi
ncss. You can't be too careful in making a selection.
wants your account and make- every effort to safeguard the
business interest of depositors. If you need funds we accord
every accommodation consistent with safety.
I til at' I ru It ml mill vt Inttt nit- '
izuns of this county in hoping that
soino of tho predicted prosperity will
strike noar tho juncture ot the Nortli
and South Rivers. Prosldent Harding
as a man Is ahovo roproach and If ho
shows nn independence of thought and
ability to hold tho good men ho hns
solcctcd" for his cabinet ho will win
tho esteem ot the wholo country. In
1933 tho writer Wns considerably dat
ed at tho election of a follow school
master as president. It just happens
m inn Micvfiln tin tinmAwlint. nvul
rtnnt this time ovor tho election of a
fellow editor to tho samo office.
OLI) FASHIONED SCHOOL CAUSES
AN EVENING OF MERRIMENT
Tho Men's Club of tho Episcopal
Church met last evening at tho church
basement and hi$ a program of en
tertainment followed by a lunch pro
pared by tho meijy'Tho main foaturo
of tho program was a day school with
Horshoy Welch as teacher. John Hal
Hg'an Harry Dixon. Ira L. Bare and
other youngsters of tho same charac
ter wero the pupils and reports nro
that is was a scream Horshoy has
decided to stick to tho waterworks In
stead of taking up school teaching.
10. J. Vanderhoof Is oxpectod lo nr-
rivo homo tonight from Denver whoro
bo has been taking a rest of sovornl
weeks on account of his health.
Mr. and Mrs. Newton Bucklov ar
rived homo yesterday from Omnha
whoro they havo boon staying for
Tho II. & S, Agency sold tho houso
and lot at G21 Sheridan Ave. this Week
to It oss Foy
POLICE COUUT HAS A BUSY WEEK
WITH ALLEGED OFFENDERS
. AGAINST THE LAW.
On Tucbduy aftuiuoon Bert Boyor,
Jus. Way and Dolph Tumor Wero
hi ought befoie 1 Ulco Magistrate
Tracy nud'oach was fined $100 and
costs for bootlegging. Boyor and Way
wero remanded to jnll while Turner
wns allowed to go to sccuro Ills bond
and we are Informed hns not returned
Mrs. ('alder at. Mrs Kauffman,
w'ui wore charged with running dis
orderly houses wero doclared guilty
1 nd fined $25 t.nd costs each. Thoy
B'tvo notice nt enco Umt thoy would
appeal their cases to tho District
('uurt and each gave bonds with good
security for tho sum of $125 that sho
she would l.o on hnnd nt tho opening
f tho noxt term ot Iho District Court.
Numerous ithcr minor complaints
nd near ccinplnivis have beou nlred
In lho court but none nro of enough
fmporUinco to Interest anyonb hut tho
ptlnclpnls hut they sorvo lo keep
Judge Tracy busy.
i OI'NTRY CI I P. TREASURY SHOWS
A NICE BALANCE AT END OF
Tho annual tiu?t!iig ot tho stock
holders ot tho North Platto Country
Club wns hold last r.'ght at tho Elk'a
( tub when about 05 momborH gathorod
around tho banquet tablo. It was tho
uno for th& annual reports ot tho of
ficers and Uo election ot thrco direc
tors. Tho TrcaRiirdr'o report showod
ovorol hundred dollars moro in the
treasury than was owed. C. M. NoWton
as ro-olcctod to tho Board ot Direc
tors and With him wero named A. W.
T 'minor and Edmund Dickey. The,
tt"io of tho annual mooting wns ohang
id from tho first Wcdnosday in March
to tho first Monday In Octobor. A
neotli g ot the nine directors will bo
called In the near futuro and tho rog
ular officers of tho club will bo named
for t 'o coming year. At this mooting
It was decided that tho clitb house
should not be lot out for parties or'
ontrrtnlnr,ionts but Mint tho wlfo of
tiny member could ontorlnln bar
NOMINATIONS FOR MAYOR ARE
STILL COMING IN WITH MEN
TN THE LEAD.
Folloylng is a V"t ot porsons ,who
havo received ono or moro noinlnnllon
ballots for tho office ot Mayor: f
idnyor A. F. Streitz
NOMINATED LAST WEEK
0. L. Basklns
J if Una PIzor
W E. Shuman
Mrs C. F. SpciiLOr
W. T. Wilcox
Mrs. Ollio Snlisbu.y
Ira h Baro
-T- W. Payno
Rev. C. F. Koch
rho field Is opon to rnyono but with
this list wo feul that we havo given
nil ot our loaders an opportunity to
place any name hi- or she might havo
Ip mind, boforo tho rubllo for con
sideration If any of our roadors wish
to emphaslzo tho nomination of any
one for this office wo would llko to
.invo them hand tin their vlows in
vritlng and wo will glvo thorn nil tho
;;o;:. - v
A civil sorvlco examination will bo
given at tho local post offlco for tho
position of Flrcman-Lnboror at a sal
ary of $720 a year with a bonus of
$240. Applications for this oxnmlna'
lion will close March 31, Also an ox
amlnatlon will bo given for a position
as unskilled laborer but tho salary
was not specified.
I &' ft i
l Gwc, (jiMWua hm (pit.
COMING MEETINGS IN THK
VARIOUS ORGANIZATION'S OF
ll;00-n"WltnoB8 Bearers." "
7?30 "Way, Truth, Life" .r
11:00 Sorvlcos '. "
11:00 "Our ProsonC Noud"
7:30 "Tho Cholco of Ruth"
Will mot March Gth at K. P. lioll
to transact regular business at 2;30
11:00 "Forgottlug Salt"
S:00 "Slmou ot Cyreno, tho
11:00 Holy Communion and Ser
mon. 7:30 Evonlng Prayer atid Ser
,11: 00 Comni u'ufoil Sor v(co
" 7:30 "Woiildst" Thou Bo' Mndo
'BOARD OF EDUQAT1QN
Monday, March 7th" at tho Franklin
acnooi juuiiuing. Xi,
AMERICAN LEGION "
Monday March 7th, Is tho dnto tor
the next regular mooting.
, Big mooting1 at Franklin Auditorium
Saturday ovoning, Evorybody Invltod.
Swedish Mission at tho Woodgato
building comer of Locust and Sovonth
Sorvlcos In Scandinavian language
REBECCA LODGE A
Will moot this oveulug at tho I. O.
O. F. Hall at 7:30. Refreshments will
bo sorved and dogreo prncttco will bo
MootlngB will ho
iiilghtnt 8 o'clock and Sundayjn
..7:30rRoV. lT. L, Hess of EustlsV
0 tho Twontioth Contury Club will
moot Tuesday nftornoon, March 8th,
nt Flromon's Hall. Thoro will ho el
ection ot offlcors for tho coming year
also olcctlon of delegates to tho Dis
trict uonvontion. All mombors aro
urged to attend.
Chnptor of D. A. n. will mnnt wiih
Mrs. G. H. Plumor. 215 Locust St.
Monday ovoning nt 7:30. Tho follow
ing program will bo rendorod: Papor,
Tho Carollnas, Mrs. Gantt; Music, by
commlttco; Roll Call, Genealogical
Gleanings. Every mombor Is urged by
tho commlttco to attond as plans for
tho convention at Columbus will bo
Wo nro In tho market for Lincoln
County Farm Loans. Loans closed
promptly. No delays.
T. O. PATTERSON,
Room 2, B. & L. Building.
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