The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, February 14, 1922, Image 1
. imvt- Wcclun m $rifnttt& w ' . m n i . m w .sw r-MUM mm TUESDAY and FBIDAY THIRTY-EIGHTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, FEBRUARY 14, 1922. NO. 11. SHORT STORIES OF PEOPLE JND THINGS ITEMS OF INTEREST ABOUT HE CENT HAPPENINGS IN THIS COMMUNITY Tlio Lincoln School Parent-Teach--er association will meet Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Tho school children and Miss Florence Chaffln, tho Rod Cross nurso will take part in tho program. Refreshments will bo served after tho meeting. A good attendance is desired. Lincoln's birthday anniversary oc cured on Sunday. The banks and tho county offices were closed on Mon day. Lincoln's birthday Is not a na tional holiday so tho post offlco and federal offices wero open ns usuul Tho schools and business In general wont on its usual. Carloads of brick, tile and other building materials are being unloaded for tho active work of construction which will begin as soon as the wcathor permits. Tho contractor says there is no scarcity of material and that building firms nro shipping mat erials promptly. An enthusiastic meeting in the in tcrosts of irrigation was held hero last Saturday afternoon. A number of south sido farmers from tho west part of tho county came In and met with officers of tho Chamber of Commerce and othors to talk tho matter over. Tho meeting was harmonious and ad- journed to tho court room when the attendance became too largo for the Chamber of Commorco offices. Contractor Howard MoMlchael re ports that tho steel for tho now court house is being Bhipped and will begin to arrive hero during tho week. ,A band oft structural rstQeL-,workera will ' follow soon and begin work.' Ho says tho foundation is ready for tho super- UB. Thrifty ss SEWING CLUB IS STARTED IN THE O'FALLONS SCHOOL A Garment Making club was or ganized among tho girls of O'Fallons school last week and tho report is now in tho hands of tho oxtonsion agent. Miss Hulda Johnson is Icador with Miss Nolson as assistant. Tho eleven girl members range in ago from 11 to 17 years. Following is the membership: Alice Cary, Emma Young, Doris Young, Glndys Phln ney, Edna Johnson, Ethel Young, Et ta Laubncr and Opal Ellsworth. :o: Tho Catholic Girls Club will give a farewell party Tuesday evening for Mr. and Mrs. Frank McGovern who aro moving away. ' FAKE ADVERTISING NOTTO BE OSEO CHAMHEIt OF I'O.MMKItCE TAKES i STEPS TO CUT DOWN USE LESS EXPENSE EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY A WAKDS MADE BY COMMISSIONER GOATES LUMBER structure of steel and that tho men cart go ahead and carry tho steel clear up to tho roof boforo tho masonry work is started. In competition with other stations bolonging to the Union Light & Pow or Co., C. II. Moroy of tho North Platto station was awarded tho sec ond prizo of $G0 for tho largest amount of electrical merchandise per capita sold during 1921. Ho was al so awarded a $10 prizo for tho mout attractivo Christmas display window. Ho gavj tho $10 to Arthur Barra olough who decorated tho window and divided tho $50 prizo among tlu force. Tho part of tho salaries ' of Night sohool toachers which the North Platto city schools must pay for the first month has been set "at $4S0.G2. Those figures woro compiled 'from tho records in tho office of Superin tendent Littel who says that the ex ponsc for teachers during tho second month will probably not be so largj on account of some changes which have been made. This amount does not Includo any other expense than that for teachers' salaries. (It is not known what tho oilier cxponso '.v ill be. A nothe nice Your money with all its nice features and all its powers needs protection. Every protection your lollars demand is provided "by the State of Nebraska's STATE GUARANTY FUND and hero in North Platto it is our prlvilego to offer you the' great protection of State protection for your every deposited dollar. UNION STATE BANK NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. Tho board of education mot laiit night in tho superintendent's office. A group from tho composite committee consisting of Mrs. Roddy, president; Mrs. Gilchrist, secretary and two A commlttoo from tho Chnmbor oi Commorco has secured tho signatures of Jniost all business and profes sional mon of tho city to nn agree ment to have irregular advertising consorod. A secret committee' of the! Chamber will rocelvo and consider' all applications for tho ondorsomont of tho Chamber of Commerce for any! form of advertising outside of tho' regular newspaper means. If tha! committeo reports ngainst tho sohcmoi no .slgnor of tho ngrcoment will give any advertising to tho proposition? If tho commlttoo reports favorably, the secrotary of tho Chnmbor will isBUo' a bluo card permit which will allow' the holdor to canvas tho business men I and allow thorn io tako as'lnuch spaco aa they wish. A copy of tho agreo mont follows: "Wo, tho business and professional mon of North Platto, whoso sig natures aro horoto attached do here by agrco to abldo by tho decisions of tho Consorship committeo of tho Chamber of Commorco as it rolatos to unprofitable advertising propositions and soliciting by non-rosldonts, that, consideration will not bo glvon by us' to any proposition that appears to1 havo for Its primary purposo the' making of n profit for tho promoter) thorcof, whether promotod by local partlos or thoso from outside, unless tho parties making such proposition,' oxhibit tho "Bluo, Card Permit". Is sued by tho Chamber of Commorco. "It is understood and agreed that all advertising propositions, whehot presented by local or outsldo , pro- motors Includo tho following: "'ral Stnto Commissioner Konnody an nounced tho following awards undor tho employer's liability law, In a list of decisions issued on Thursday: William J. Brenton, injured while In tho employ of tho North Platto Light and Power company on tho 16th day of August, 1919. Tho Injury ro celvod was In tho nature of a hornln. Tho disability bocamo worse up un til tho 14th day of Docombor, whon It bocamo nocossary for Brenton to stop work. Tho commissioner order ed that ho submit to surgical treat ment paid for by tho omployer and that ho bo allowed compensation at tho rato of $1G.00 each week from Docombor 14, 1921, until 'disability onds. Anton Rumory, whilo In tho omploy of tho American Railway Express company, North Piatto, sustainod nn injury when a truck on which ho was working 'dropped through tho pave ment striking his back on tho end gato of tho truck and hit In numer ous places by falllnrr boxes, which resulted In a badly bruised back and! GO per cent permanent loss of uso of. tho leg. Ho was awarded compensa tion at tho ratb of $15.00 a week for 129 weeks. In addition to compensa tion that tho Express company paid, for his temporary total disability and hospital and medical cxponso. j ASSOCIATED 'CHAIflTIES TO' BENEFIT FliOM NEW CONTRIBUTIONS 8 L GO. IS SOLD DUt ESTABLISHED LUMBER HUSL KESS IS .MERGED WITH OMAHA CONCERN roau timo uoojes, railroad seniority list books, year books, theater pro grams, boso ball score cards, track moot score cards, .cook books, menu cards, railroad tlmo tables, thormom otors, account books, hotel registers, hotel houso rules, uncertain nowspa- per projects, poultry association other members called upon tho board and asked that a second term of night , premium lists, county fair program. school be Held. After discussing the j ''Outsldo solicitors (for charitable proposition both pro and con it was J institutions shall bo confined within decided to hold a second term of ; tho jurisdiction of 'Bluo Card Per- nlght school providing that each of tho students would pay two dollarj for tho eight weeks torm. Thi3 amount would cover all expense such as teachers' hiro, janitor hire, lights, etc. Last week slips woro passed through tho classes to bo signed by tho student as to whether they would enroll for tho second term of night school. By looking through tho slips it Is found that about 700 will take advantago of this term. Registration wUl tako placo Wednesday and Thursday of this week. People who aro already taking work at tho night mit' and wo will rofer all such so licitors and protnotors to the Cen sorship committeo of tho Chamber of Commerce." The Blue Card permit plan is not a new ono. "When I was at tho con vention of Chamber of Commerce of ficials," said Secretary Baro, "I found that a number of cities havo already tried out tho plan and found that it works fino. Tho merchants havo tried to stand undor tho load which has boon imposed upon thcra for thoso Irregular advertising schemes but they find It too groat a burden school will register in tholr classes j They propose to soloct from now on, whilo thoso who enter for tho first only those forms of advertising which time will register in tho suporinten- J they consider of financial valuo to dent's offlco. ' themselves." I lie M ost Heat Per Dollar! is what you want when you buy Coal. Wo handle only the best grades of coal and give you tho best quality,, the best preparation and honest weight for your money. Quality and Preparation Is What Counts. If You Want Satisfaction Try Our Coal. If our coal pleases you tell your friends. If it does not tell us. rnoNE 40 900 E. FItONT ST. The Artificial Ice & Cold Storage Co. Honest Coal : Honest Weight : Honest Sorvico Mrs. Olllo Salisbury announces the following cash donations to tho funds of tho Associated Charities: Troop 7 of tho Boy Soou4ts $12.60; Amorlcan Logion Auxllllary, $10.00; W. L. Rich ards $2.00; A friend $3.00; Additional j receipts from tho Engineers' Ball, $17. 00; Lady Maccabees, $25.00. This makes a total of $899.31 to date. :o: v Read the' Bargain Counter list; Yostorday tho consolidation of ha Coatos Lumbor & Coal Co .and North Platto and Maxwoll wh tho AVnlrath & Shorwood Co. of Omaha was an. nounced. Tho consolidation is tho re sult of an effort to get North Platto designated as a Btorago in "transit'' point on tho Union Paolfic. Tho Wnl rath & Shorwood company Is a whole sale and rotnil lumber houso having adoquato capltnl and an enormous bustness. Tho Union Pacific officials havo agreed to glvo Ndrth Platto this advantago In competition with Choy onno and other points which woro working tor It. Elmor Coatos Is to romaln as manager und Robort Dcrry berry Is to bo his assistant. Addition al trackago and storago sheds aro to bo oroctcd horo whoro It is expected that as many as 150 cars of lumbor will bo sidetracked much of tho time. This will mako North Platto a lumbor jobbing and wholosalo contor which will holp to mako it grow. Whon soon yostorday Mr. Coatos said ho was glad to bocomo nsgoclatod with tho WhI rath & Shorwood Co. on account of tholr buslnoss and fluancinl standing Continuing ho said in part, "I oxpect to stay right here in North Platto wid 1 expect to go on boosting for North Platto and Lincoln county. Un dor tho now arrangoment, I believe wo will bo better ablo to servo the pcoplo of North Platto and nlso will bo ablo to enlarge our business field and to cover moro torrltory." Tho Trlbuno oxtonds Its wolcomo to tho Walrath & Sherwood Lumber Co. and congratulates Elmor, Bob and North 'Platto; - X.EGION OFFICIALS CONF12K WITH LEAPEiiS ON YUAIt'S WORK Commandor William Rltchlo and other state officers of tho Amorlcaa Legion woro guests of tho Nortk Platto post and tho captains and ad jutants of tho southern part of the sixth district last Saturday. Thoy arrived about noon and had luncheon at tho Elks club. Daring tho after noon a business sosslon was hold at which oftlcors wero present from tho following posts: Sargent, Oconto, LItchflold, Ord, Kearney, Cozad, 'Lex ington, Gothenburg, Maxwoll, Grant, Potter, Chappell, Paxton, Sutherland, llorshoy," Tryon, Wallace, Farnma and North Platto. During tho busl noss mooting Commandor Rltchlo told of tho plans for a complete census of sorvico mon by countios and tho organization was affected for carry ing out tho plans In tho countios rop rosontcd. Dr. Solby was appointed chairman of tho committeo for Lin coln county. ,At C:30 n. banquot was served to about 100 guests and hosts lit tho basomcnt of tho Episcopal 'church. Jamos T. Keofo was chalr ' many and Introduced tho following speakers, each of whom gavo short addrossos: F. L. Mooncy, for tho Chamber of Commerco; Mayor E. II Evans, for tho city of North Platte; A. W. Shilling, for tho Rod Cross; Attomoy Bovorldgo of Grant; Com mandor Rltchlo of Omaha; Adjutant Frank B. O'Corinoll of Lincoln; R. L. Cochran, member of tho stato execu tive commltt'so from tho sixth dis trict, and J. C. Ed. Fischer of Bo atrlco, mombor of tho state onier jgoncy rollof commlttoo. to' ; The pupils' of tho Washington school will , entertain tho Pnront Toachor association tomorrow at 3 o'clock at a patriotic progam. A numbor of sohool oxerclsos will bo given arid tho '' progam will close ..l'fli nn nililmao liv Mra. Mnv Grimes. ! 1 . 1, l. mm. buu " J . Mrs. A. W. Wllc.ox'tta prosldont. k- '. . . h.-' ' .'i i I ' f V , -.r ,, - - " : ' vt , A good ns m e 'r'..- Hodge Brothers , , Sedan $1625, Coupe $1450, Touring Car $1025, Roadster $985, Panel Business , Car $1010, Screen Business Car $1115. Delivered at North Platte. Phone 844 J. V. ROMIGH 6th & Locust Tho Bank for YOU In 1023"