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NORTH PLATTE, NEB., OCTOBEB 7, 1921.
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COMING MEETINGS IN T1IK
VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS OF
11:00 Regulur Service.
7:30 Regular Service.
Will meet this evening at 7:30 at
tho I, 0. 0. P. hall. A-largo attend
ahco Is desired.
11:00 "A Roynl Wedding Feast,"
No ovoning service.
11:00 Preaching by Dr. 11. Os
borne 7: no Preaching by Dr. II. Osborne
TWENTIETH CENTURY CLUB TO
HAVE INDIAN PROGRAM
11:00 Morning Prayer and Ser
7:30 Evening Prayer and Sermon,
11 :00 Christian Science Service
Services In Building & Loan Building.
Tho general meeting o the Twen
iotli Contury Club for October will be
held nt the home of Mrs. Elmor Coates
.321 S. Sycamore St, at 3 o'clock on
Tuesday, Ott 11. Tho topic for tho
meeting is tho American Indian and
'a collection of Indian relics will be
J on dlsplny. Mrs. R. D. Rasmussen la
tho leader and an Interesting pro
Igram has beon arranged.
PAST MATRONS OF WESTERN NE
BRASKA "WERE GUESTS OF
conied at tho oponing servlco by an
lunisually largQ congregation.
CURRENT COMMENT ABOUT I'EO.
PLE AND THE THINGS THEY
ARE DOING HERE,
Commandry, Knights Templar will
meet Friday evening at 6:30. Lunch
will be served. Work in the Red Cross
Tho annual meeting of the Country
Club was hold Monday evening
The County Fair needs about ton
thousand dollars to put it on its
feet and got it ready for next year,
when It will havo tho biggest display
of agricultural products over brought
together in Westorn Nebraska. Tho
stock interests of Lincoln County
noeds about ton thousand dollars to
build a sales pavlllion on tho Fair
grounds. If tho North Platto Cham
ber- of Commerce will organize
to sell shares in tho Fair Association
and tho Farm Dureau would organ
SERIES OF INFORMING ARTIC
LES A ROUT NORTH PLATTE
AND ITS PEOPLE.
ROOSEVELT WROTE ABOUT
FORMER NORTH PLATTE
In tho Elk Club rooms. E. N. Ogior, 1 , , . ... .
r . ... , i '" Dtiurua in mo oiuuk. x'uvi'
Wm. Otten and F. L. Moonoy wcro
elected as Directors for threo years.
A resolution was passed to incrcaso
tho annual dues to $30 per year. A
11:00 Revival Service by 'Dean
f: 30 Revival 'Sorvico by Dean-Stockton.
Tlmo has demonstrated the soundness
of tho policies on which this bank was
founded, and which have continued
throughout its existence. Through
tho many periods of financial stress,
this bank has been amply able to care
for its customers and to aid in stabil-iiv
Izing tlie country's credit, because
its daily affairs have consistently
been conducted in a sane, conserva
The First National Bank
of Norih Flatte.
Even A Ramble in the
Crisp Fall Air
becomes more pleasant when one's shoes are trim and
neat. In these strapped walking pumps there's both com
fort and smartness, for it combines tho virtues of tho
low heel and wide vamp, with the grace of tho square
throat, clever perforations and a simple serviceable
strap. The square throat and single ptrap distinguish
this smart oxford.
II an nan
lino banquet was
served before tho
The Past Matrons of the Eastern
Star Lodge ontertaincd the Past Mat
rons of Western Nebraska yesterday
nt a luncheon In tho Masonic Hall.
' The tables were beautifully deco
rated in autumn flowers and leaves
I ..n1 i wa miwiliitml timnlmnn wna
served. Covors were laid for thirty.
Tho afternoon was spent in transact
ing business and refreshments
woro served late In tho afternoon.'
I Most of tho ladies returned to their I
i . ... . I
, Homes louowing uio uusihubh uiuui.-ing.
Hugo Todenhoft of North Plutto aitfl
Miss Winifred Oertlo of Elm Creek
were united in marriage Wednesday,
October 5, by Judgo Woodhurst. Hugo
gavo his occupation as stole buyer but
he is better known as a ball player,
having pitched for North Platto dur
ing several seasons His friends ex
Hon what a race thero would be.
(North Platto would try to ralso its
I ten thousand dollars for tho Fair
. and Lincoln County outside of North
Platto would try to ralso its ton
thousand dollars for tho Stock pavi
lion. The suggestion Is a good ono
and the Trlbuno promises Its un
divided and impartial support to
pushing both propositions.
Harry Dixon and N. E. Uuckley
loft last night for Omaha whore they
will attend tho District meeting of
Rotary Clbb officers. The district
covers tho states of Nebraska, South
Dakota and Iowa. The meeting will
bo held at tho Fontonollo Hotel. At
this mooting tho placo for tho six
teenth district convention will bo se
lected. Tho competing towns for tho
convention are Sioux Falls, S. D., nnd
The Board of County Commission
ers met in special session at the
Court House last Tuesday evening to
comply with the provision of tho
statutes which requires tho Board to
meet nt least three times a year and
specifies the dates. These aro tho
second Tuesday in January, tho third
Monday In June nnd tho first Tuesday
in 'October. There being no business
boforo tho Commissioners they ad
Tho management of tho City Libra
ry is by statute placed In tho hands
of tho Library Board, composed of
flvo citizens of North Platte. Tho mem
bers aro called directors. These di
rectors aro elected by tho City Cottn
11 upon nomination by tho -Mayor.
Each serves a term of llvo years, ono
(being elected each year. Tho election
is held at tho first regular meeting in
Juno nnd the- new director takes his
placo on July 1st. Tho directors nt
prosont aro T. C. Pattorson, Miss An
na C. Kromph, E. S. Davis, Mrs. Mary
Roddy nnd W. T. Wilcox. They servo
without pny. After tho mombor is
oloctcd tho Board' proceeds to organ
ize by oloctlng officers from among Its
own members. Tho offlcors at
present nro T. C. Patterson, presi
dent; E. S. Dnvls, vice-president, Miss
Anna C Kramph, secretary-treasurer.
Tho Board Is a part of tho city gov
ernment and Is responsible to tho
City Council. Annually It decides tho
amount of monoy It needs to maintain
tho library and so cortlflcs to tho
I City Council which makes tho levy.
nil. I.. 41in Tlnnril naif nil fnf SS.IillO
Albuquerque, ' n , . .
iin ami uio v-uunun mum.- .u,, ,.-
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Sobastlan rc
tu.aed a few days ago from a some
what lengthy trip to tho coaBt, They
went from hero to San Francisco and
then down to Los Angeles by tho
Southern Pacific. Hero Mr. Sobas
tlan attended tho national meeting-of
Life Iusurnnce Men nnd for four days
really worked hard. Ho was tho del
egate from tho Nebraska Insurance
Association and was oxpetccd to make
a report at tho next meeting. Fol
lowing tho convention ho visited rela
tives nnd called on many frlonds who
forjnerly liven hero. Mr. and Mrs.
Sebastian then went to
and looking after business matters.
A trip through tho Grand Canyon of
the Rio Grande wns ono of tho pleas
ant, features on tho return. Mr. Se
bastian says ho is now rested up and
ready to go for the coming year of
In reading tho book, "Theodore
Roosovolt's Letters to His Children,"
I find tho following paragraph in a
lottor which Mr. Roosovolt wroto
whllo he was President to his son Ted
on February 19th, 1904. It may bo of
interest to somo of your readers ns it
rofors to a former townsman. Tho
paragraph is as follows:
"Buffalo Hill was at lunch tho other
day togothor with John Willis, my
old hunter. Buffalo Bill has always
been a great friend of mine. I re
member when I was running for Vico
President I struck a Kansas town
Just when tho Wild West show was
thoro. Ho got on tho roar platform
of my car and made a brief speech on
my behalf ending with tho statomont
that, 'A cyclone from tho wost had
como, no wonder tho rnts hunted their
It will bo remembered that on this
Bnmo speaking trip Mr. Roosovolt was
In North Platto and ho addressed a
mooting nt 8 o'clock In tho morning at
tho Lloyd Opora Houso. Ho wns Gov
ernor of Now York nt that tlmo.
W. T. WILCOX.
LIN'COLN COUNTY AGRICULTURAL
EXHIBITS ATTRACT WIDE .
S'lulph H. Krnuse, of Kearney, local
nager of tho Federal Board of Vo-
.catssnnl Insurance has.
...it, n An netnfn nrwl nnrnntifil
t 111111 Ull Ull UOWIIU .... w . u w...
1 property within the city limits. This
1 amount will bo spent by tho Board
j during tho coming year in paying the
' expenses of tho library and buying
' now books. Tho Board olocts tho li
brarian and other employees and pro
scribes tho rules nnd regulations for
conduct of tho building. It makes an
I annual report to tho City Council.
Thc first D. A. P. meoUng of tho
North Platto In the interests of the voal. wn8 i10ll nt tho homo of Mrs. W
World War veterans who nro recelv- o. ttnvnnlils Inst Monday evening
ing vocational aid in ono form or .'in-
The reference department of tli(
City Library has become so important
that it is attracting somo nttontion
from the library force: This hns not
been necessnry boforo. Every after
noon from four to six special nttou-'
tion will be given by tho librarian to,
the reforonco workers. Tho principal 1
patrons of the reforonco department
aro tho students in the high schools
and tho members of the different
clubs about the city.
was furnished by two
otlior. In a recent statement he says! mombors who have been away for
Tho passage of tho Sweet Bill mnkea somo time. Miss Dulcio Frator tnlk-
TIio Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen and Encineers will hold a
smoker nt Labor Temple tonight in
ihonor of those who havo been mem
Tiers for twonty-flvo years or more.
The committee announces that ser
vice buttons will bo awarded to each of
the following: Nolson A. Nowmnn.
Denver; Ceorgo F. Basking, Pa.; Chas.
W. Raskins, Tlios. Burnoy, Thos. A.
Duke. Wm. W. Wntkins and Wood W.
Lincoln County has won another
agricultural victory. At tho Southwest
Nobraska District Fair hold at May
wood last week, Lincoln County won
first in tho collective exhibit and
Lincoln County products won first in
classes. It was ' the largest exhibit
tnoro by far. Officers of tho Fal
complimented Lincoln County on its
enterprise in collecting such a show
ing and making it so attractive to
thoso who visited tho fair.
Paul Harrington spent most of tho
summer in Donvor and the west, re
turning hero a weok or so ago for tho
winter. Ho says ho is buying some
grain and hay for tho Harrington
people but thoro is not as much ac
tivity as thoro would bo if tho prices
were higher. Ho is looking toward
getter business this winter, especially
If tho weather is bad. Tho hay busi
ness Booms to bo somewhat liko tho
coal business. If tho weather Is bad
tho business is good; if tho weather
Is good tho business 1h bad.
tho consolidation of the Bureau of
War Risk Insurance and Federal
Board for Vocational Education, nl
ready affected In this district, official
The law makes it possible for n dis
abled ox-service man as well as all
ex-service mon interested in Govern
ment insurance to clear his problems
Training work was decontcralizcd
more than a year ago and the Vet-'
orans Bureau in Washington is now
decentralizing tho functions of tlu
Compensation and Insuranco divisions
horotoforo handled In Washington. As
a matter of fact, tho District Office
in St. Louis is now handling claims
for compensation. Pending clnims will
bo handled In Washington until the
Central Offico has had time to got tho
necessary records out to tho district
offices. It should be borno in min.l
that tho decentralization of tho now
bureau must necessarily bo a grad
ual development and too much should
not bo expected during tho next few
weeks. As soon as tho functions of
tho Compensation Division hnvo been
completely turned over to tho 1!
trlcts, wo expect to glvo prompt sor- (
vico to nil cluiins. A representative
of tho Bureau will got in touch with
tho claimant and ho will bo told in
a personal way what ho Is entitled
to. Every employeo of tho Bureau
In this district is required to givo
courteous and careful consideration
to nil claimants nnd no other treat
ment will bo toloratod. In dealing
with thousands of claims of cx-sor-vlco
mon wo may expect to meet n
fow whoso claims aro not Justified
It will bo tho Bureau's policy to deal
with such claimants frankly. Boforo
a man can bo awarded compensation
or vocational training, It must bo
shown that ho has a disability which
was either received in sorvico or ono
that can bo Bhown to bo traccablo to
sorvico. It is ofton difficult to establish
tho sorvico connection and this is thc
usual causo for delays.
cd of her oxporlences ns an Army
nurse. Mrs. Dorothy Ford sang sev
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Latter and Bon
of Lincoln will return to their homo
, today aftor visiting nt tho Geo. Smith
II. A. Smith, Supervisor of Agri
culturo for tho Union Pncfic System
has written to E. A. Olson, In chnrgo
of tho Lincoln County agricultural
oxhtbits at tho Nebraska Stato Fair,
asking him -to sond somo Lincoln
County products to Omaha for tho
Union Pacific permanent exhibit. Mr.
Sniith saw tho Lincoln County oxht
bjt at tho Stato Fair and wanted to
take some of tho best grain but Mr.
Olson insisted on returning tho wholo
oxhlbit to tho Lincoln County Fair.
Ho told Mr. Smith that ho would tako
tho matter up later and tho lottor
received yeBtorday Is along thnt line.
Mr. Olson will prepare, somo of tho
host corn nnd grain that can bo so
chred nnd forward it to Mr. Smith ns
Boon n.s possible. He asks that Lincoln
County farmers bring samples of corn
and small grains to hint within tho
noxt thirty days. Ho will bo at tho
Union Stato Bnnk or tho products
may bo loft thero If ho is out. Ear corn
Bhoaf and throshed grains aro nil that
can bo used. Tho namo of tho grower
1b to bo placed on each samplo exhibited.
Depends On The Dealer
dealer alone can give
. 7" ME car
- dependable guarantee oi
islaction, however shrewdly
select and buy your automobile.
Rev. II. E. Hess preached his first
sormon on tho now term Sunday
morning, to a largo congregation.
Ho attended tho Annual conference
of tho Methodist Church hold at Lin
coln last weok and was reappointed
to tho North Platto chargo for tho
coming year In appreciation of tho
work ho has dono hero In tho past,
A largo number of mombers nnd con
stituents of tho thurch congratulated
him on his return and ho was wol-
Seo McKaln's now moat market go
ing up n cast Ninth street. Tho prlco
of meat will bo dropped ton cents n
pound delivered at your door. Tho
butchors don't know tho war is over.
I havo choico homo-grown stuff to
butcher. I want all of my old cus
tomorB and I will havo plenty of
meat for now onos, too. So lot's llvo
and lot llvo. I will bo ready for
business In two weeks or loss time.
In choosing your car, examine the
resources and ability of the dealer
to provide every necessary thing
to enable the car to perform as you
expect it to.
The major part' of our establish
ment exists to serve after the sale.
Haailer Shock Absorbers
For All Dodge Models
Now In Stock
We Sell to Serve
J. V. ROMIGH
Sixth and Locust Street
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