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About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (May 12, 1922)
TUESDAY nnd FBIDA1'
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, MAY 12, 1922.
Mothers' Day Is The Annual Tribute of Americas Sons and Daughters To Americas Mothers.
SHORT STORIES OF
PEOPLE AN0 THINGS
ITEMS OF INTEREST ABOUT BE
CENT HA1TENINGS IN TniS
Ed. Ferrel and family of Wallace,
woro visitors in town Wednesday. Mr.
Farrol reported wheat in that section
Hn very good shape, but that rain was
needed to keep it in satisfactory grow
Wayno is the team that defeated'
North Platte last year. They debato'
Omaha High tills morning.
Archio Hood Jias returned from Mex
ico whoro ho spent somo timo In the
oil fields. Ho expects to resume- his
studios in the University of Nebraska
about Juno 1st and will probably
continue there until ho has finished;
the course In Business Administration
which courso ho started before going
Local merchants aro requested to
display tho national colors In their
show windows Saturday and Sunday
in honor of Mothers' Day, which will
bo nationally observed Sunday.
F. L. Mooney, Rev. Patterson and
W. P. Snyder drovo to Curtis Tuesday
ovoning to bo present at a Masonic
gathoring. Going via Cottonwood
"canyon they found the road in very
good condition and covered the fifty
two miles In less than two hours.
Taxes paid in Lincoln county last
year by tho Union Pacific, Buclingtoh,
Western Union, Pullman company,
Bell Telephone Co., and one or two
other corporations totaled two hun
dred and nineteen thousand dollars.
F. L. Mooney, who returned a few
days ago from a tilp south says he
found conditions in the cotton states
in mtich bettpr shape than t'loy wore
a year ago. He seems impressed with
the fact that cotton is up and that
we :iro gdjij; to have to pay more f:r'
cotton goods tliis fall than a year agf.
Mr Mooney went to St. Louis and
from there to Now Orleans which he
visited durlnc tho Triennial conclcvc
of tho Knights Templar of tho United
S'ntcs. After visiting several other
RESIGNATION COMES AS A SUP-
PRISE TO NORTH PLATTE
Word was received at this office
JiiBt before going to press of the
rosigantion of Rev. C. Franklin Koch
of tho Lutheran, church. The resigna
tion is to tako effect July 15. Rev.
Koch's now work will be tho pastor
ate of a church in Kansas City, Mo.
This nowk will causo real regret in
North Platto, not only to tho peoplo
of his own church but to cvory 'per
son who knows him and his work in
this city. In tho fqur and a halt
PROPERTY' IN CENTRAL NEBRAS
KA DESTROYED BY HIGH
COMMITTEE PROMISES TO
vo.irs that Rev. Koch has boon In
Places of Intel est near there ho went North platto ho hag taken n placo ,
to Atlanta and then to Chattanooga I)Ul)Hc aml oivlc affalrg Umt wln be
and the adjacent points of hIato.lcal-jhftrd , not qulto lmi)OMlblo to fill,
inlorest. Ho visited Mammouth cavo j,8poclttlIy lu hls work wIth tho Ili-Y.
in Kentucky and returned horn. uyMrs. Koch will also bo greatly missed
way oi uiuciuO. iveniucicy coai mil
oip aro workinK full tin.o as they did
not go out on tho auuke. In oti"r
fiiatts he f und manufacturing Jia ti-l I
crppod tfy piospects of .i slur (ago ')t
oortl within the next that nioutho.
Wheat fields in Lincoln county
have shown a decided improvement
jlnrinc the nast two weeks, and in
many fields 'where a month ago the
wheat appeared dead tho dry mass has
turned green. Usually wheat in corn
stalks is tho best, but this year is an
exception and tho wheat In tho stalks,
generally speaking is the poorest.
Charley Burkland,, banker, stock
man, hay and grain dealer of Suther
land, transacted business in town
Wednesday. Mr. Burkland stated that
during the past year ho shipped out
800 cars of cattle, hny, and grain and
other products of tho farm.
A group meeting of retail hardware
dealers was held in town yesterday,
fifteen from adjoining towns attend
ing. A banquet was held at tho Ho
tel Palace last evening at which a
number of short addresses wore made.
American Legion Auxiliary members
will attend In a body, Mothers' Day
sorvices, Sunday morning, May 14 at
tho Presbyterian qhurch,'. JVIect at
the home of Mrs. J. F..Clabaugh, 30U
West Fourth street-
Tho North Platte debating team met
tho team from Wayno last evening and
received an unanimous decision in
their team. This is tho s,ixth dobate
this season and North Platto has had
every vote of tho judges in its favor
This is certainly a remarkable record, days transacting business.
Miss Loretta Murphy entertained
yesterday at a 1 o'clock funcheon.
The tables 'were beautifully decorated
in yellow and white, and baskets of
whito fruit blossoms tied with yellow
tullo bows were used as center pieces.
After tho luncheon bridge was played.
Miss Murphy will entertain at a sim
ilar party tomorrow afternoon.
The track team left this morning
for Lincoln where they will competo
for state honors at tho state track
meet. Thoso on tho team aro Donald
Yost, Edwin Rector, .Georgo Shancr,
Denver Wilson, Roland Locke and
Dalo Stroup. E. L. Stephens accom
The Elks degree team returned this
morning from Kearney where they
iniated a class last ovenlng. Thoso
on tho team are C. J. Pass, Dr. II.
E. Mitchell, Ilorton Munger, Butler
Miltonborgcr and Ernest Rincker.
Mrs. B. B. Boatman left yesterday
morning for Rochester, Minn., whore
sho will roceivo medical treatment at
tho Mayo Brothers Clinic Mrs. Boat
man will be gone two or three weeks.
W. A, Skinner and daughtor, Mild
red, left yesterday morning for Scotts
bluff where Mildred will take part in
the state declamatory contest.
Mrs. Maggio Bales arrived Wednes
day from Kearney to spend a week
at tho homo of Mrs. Emma Itoscn
crans. Mrs. Bales is onrouto to Wal
lace. Adolph Hansen left Thursday for
Donvor where ho will spend a few
as sho is a worker of much ability
in many organizations both of tho
church and community. Her going will
bo a special loss to tho Camp Fire
work. Rov. and Mrs. Koch will be
followed by tho host wishes of Uieir
friend for complete success nnd hap
piness in their new work.
To celebrate Mothers' Day, the
North Platto Hi-Y gave a banquet in
tho basement of tho Lutheran church
Wednesday evening. To this each
member took his mothor and treated
her as a highly honored guest. After
being served with a wonderfully fine
dinner, tho guests enjoyed tho follow
ing toasts, Claren.ce Wright, tho pres
ident, acting as toastmaster: "What
Hi-Y Has Meant to Mo," Wilbur Sw.-
flon; Observations or a Mother," Mrs.
Georgo B. Dent; "Mothor," Glon
Waltemath; "A Mother's View Point,"
Mrs. W. V. Hoagland; "The Future of
II1-Y," Dalo Stroup, president-elect.
The spirit of this occasion showed tho
flno and olevating influenco that tho
Hi-Y is in thellves of those boys.
Most of the credit for this association
shpuld bo given to Rov. Koch, who so
genorously gives at least a half day
of his busy week to the work of the
Miss Hazel Hecht of Wallace spent
this week in North Platto visiting
Frank DeBauornfeind arrived Wed
Tho wind storm of tho past thirty
six hours has done no harm in North
Platto that could bo called serious
whpn compared with tho damago dono
at other placos; yot, If all tho damago
could bo flgurod and added up it
would amount to a considerable sum.
Somo small buildings lmvo been over
turned, roofB blown off and chlmnoys
blown down. tOno of tho worst ot
theso was whon a chimney at the
North Platto Floral Company was
blown over onto tho green house, des
troying much and muny plants. Tho
loss will bo about $500. Many trees
and branches havo been broken down,
somo qulto largo trees and tho dam
ago to trees, shrubs and all growing
things Is to bo regretted. This office
suffered from having part of tho front
window blown out. Many peoplo say
yesterday was. tho most disagreeablo
day thoy can remember and few peo
plo ventured out unless compelled to
by buslnoss. Tho only ones known to
havo found any ploasuro in tho day
woro somo boys with coaster wagons
and big sails who took some swift
rides and seemed to bo having fine
Tho most serious local damage was
tho complete destruction of tho air
planes owned by Noel Bullock ana
Lawrence Enzininger. Tho planes
wero torn looso from their moorings
and blown down tho flold. Ono of
,thcso waa, tho, piano In tho training
'coursoat the Bullock Flying' schpol;
tho other was a now piano recently
purchased in Grand Island by Mr.
Enzminger. It is planned to rebuild
both planes if possible.
Tho storm over tho state was the
worst at Lexington, Broken Bow and
Bloomfiold. At those placos tho storm
took tho nature of tornadoes, lifting
largo buildings from their founda
tions and completely demolishing
smaller ones. Tho first report wns
of thrco fatalities at Lexington, but
'lator word makes a total of threo in
tho stato with none at Lexington, but
many Injured. Many telephone polos
and linos are down, Uio sorvico boing
completely cut off yesterday, but ac
cording to tho manager., of tho local
Tho committee which has been ap
pointed to floloct a slto for tho Yoo
man's National Children's School homo
will visit North Platto In rcsponso to
an Invitation extended by tho Cham
bor of Commerce, tho local Yeoman
Homestond and tho Rotary and Kt
wanis clubs. In a lottcr rccolvod by
tho Chambor of Commerce yesterday,
A. N. Farmor, socrotary of tho Child
ren's homo commlttoo, says In part:
"Wo appreciate deoply tho spirit of
your messogo and deslro to nssuro you
that wo shall bo most happy at a later
dato to como to your city .and got ac
quainted with your peoplo nnd inspect
such sites as you enro to havo con
sidorod ns a sultablo location for our
national children's school house.
It Is our intontion to make tho trip
into Nebraska somo timo during tho
FARMERS TO ROLD
STATE m PICNIC
COUNTY ORGANIZATIONS UNITE
ON PLANS FOR BIG
LINCOLN . COUNTY FARMER FILES
FOR THIRD TERM' IN
Scott Roynolds Wednesday complet
ed his filing for tho nomination on tho
Republican ticket for roprosontatlvo
from Lincoln county In tho Nebraska
Houso of Rcprosontallvos. Mr. Roy
nolds served in tho Houso in 1915 and
1917 nnd has a good record there. Ho
is a successful farmor and ranchman
and a progressive In all that pertains
to his business and to government.
ADDITIONAL TAX CREATED BY
Tho Lincoln County Farmers Un
ion and Lincoln County Farm Bureau
will untto in a country wldo picnic at
at tho North Platto Experimental bub
statlon on Thursday, Juno 1. I. M.
Aborcromblc, president of tho Farm
ers Union and S. J. Koch, Prosldcnt
of tho Farm Bureau havo mado ar
rangements with their committees to
mako it a big day. They will issuo an
Invitation to all farmors In Lincoln
County to bring their families and
woll filed bankctB and end tho day at
tho Farm. A good program Is boing
provided. Newton W. Gains, Commun
ity Organizer of tho University Ex
tension Sorvico and Mr. Whithoy,
mnnagor of tho Farmors Union Live
Stock Commission Co. of Omaha havo
boon invited to Bpeak. Further an
nouncements will bo mado lator.
FORMER NORTH PLATTE MAN
To correct a wrong impression as to
tho tax which. will bo loviod upon
property by tho proposed 'bond
i'ssuo of $50,000 for paving street in
tersections, tho following statement ia
Tho proposod bonds ($50,000) will
draw' c per cent intorest, thoroforo
tho interest chargo will bo $3,000 per
Tho valuation of city property for
taxablo purpose 1b a littlo In excess
of $0,000,000, tercforo in onW to raise
tho $3,000 yearly intorest chargo it
will bo necessary to make a lovy of
six-tenths of a mill on tho dollar ol
tho assessed valuation. If nil tho taxes
aro promptly paid, five-tenths of a
mill will pay tho intorest chargo,
leaving $G00 por year to bo converted
The Omaha Deo ot yesterday an
nounced that Georgo W. Sterling of
that city had filed aB a republican can
didate for governor. Interest attaches
to tho announcement by tho fact that
Storllng was a resident of North Platto
a quartor of a century ago nnd wns
omploycd us a brakoman on tho Union
Pacific. Ho was forced to quit rail
roading through Injuries rocelvod in
k't. 1TM . : - t J' , ,
nnndav from St. Paul where ho attend
cd the J. C. Penny store managers 'company two lines aro through now.
J. J. WILSON DENTIST
OPPOSITE McCABE HOTEL, OYER
STAMP'S BAKERY. PHONE 71.
Keith Neville will return tomorrow
from Omaha whoro ho transacted
business for several days.
SAY IT WITH
North Platte Floral Company's Flowers!
THEY STAND FOR QUALITY AND WILL PLEASE
jb n? d
Stands for Florist Telegraph Delivery Association. We are
members. We deliver in a few hours' time anywhere in the .
United States and Canada.
A sou was born Monday to Mr. and
Mrs. Guy O'Mara.
Dr. H. C Brock loft Wednesday
ovoning for Fairbury where ho will
visit for a" fow days. From there he
will go to Lincoln whoro ho will at
tond tho mooting of tho Stato Dontal
association next week,
Nothin lint Tho Trulli.
Tlie HIRSCHFELD c-
The Store where you will even
ually trade There is a reason.
GET IN LINE For the
SKNIOIl CLASS PLAY '
'Nothing But The Trnth'
The Greatest Comedy
See our homo talent pull off
that Broadway stuff.
Keith Theatre, Tonight
Into a sinking fund for tho payment
of tho principal of tho bonds. .
Applied to tho Individual property
ownor tho result would bo:
If your property has an nssossod
value of $900 your sharo of tho par
ing bond tax would bo 54 cents a year.
If your property Is assessed at $1,
800 tho paving tax would cost you
$1.08 per year.
H tho assessed valuo is $3,700 your
tax would bo $2.20 per year.
If die assessed valuo is $5,000 your
tax would bo $3.00.
"Nothing But The Truth".
When we say that we have the
bost values in town for your
From $17.50 to $27.50
"Nothing But The Truth."
The -Store whoro you must bo
satisfied or your money back.
. "Nothing But Tho Truth."
Western Union Telegram.
DB-Detroit, Mich. May 9, 1922. .
J. V. Romigh
-North Platte, Nebr. - '
Try ship foiir touring roadsters next week,
Dodge Brothers cars are selling faster
in North Platte and everywhere than ever be
fore. The people generally appreciate this
truly "Dependable" car at todays wonderfully
Of this next carload three are already
sold, and really if you wani your car, you had
best order it today to get reasonably quick
J. V. ROMIGK
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