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NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE.
Something to Think About
By V. A. tDALKER
WnO WANTS TO KNOW
IP YOU nro sincere In your deslro to
kno how to achieve, how to make
yourself worthy of the highest con
fidence nnd Hiuh become competent
4te hold n place above the ordlnnry,
you will lose no time In acquiring the
You will not waste n single hour In
.Idleness or unproductive effort, the
basic cause of disappointments und
You will go to your task seriously
with unyielding determination to win.
iln your pursuit, which In a little
while will have become .in exhilarat
ing pleasure, you will disco cr that
(ill the men nnd women who nre hold
ing the prominent places Id In the
tbeglnnlng of their careers just what
you are doing.
They squandered no time In the
foolish chase of rainbows, c.oslng
Instead the companionship of wise
counsellors nnd the perusal In their
Apare tlmo of Instructive hooks, seek
ing truths nnd principles upon which
Ihey could build a substantial foun
dation for the erection cf Uidr life
vork. They tossed the chulf to the winds
By JOHN BLAKE
CANNOT HOARD TIME
"IN A certain time you can make a
certain amount of money. You cun
tut tho money uwuy for years later,
but you can't put tho time away.
Money, called by tho economists
frozen labor, might also be called
Hut time Is more than money. It rnn
be turned Into many things that can be
fitored away education, cultivated
taste, pleasant and profitable memo
ries. But time Itself you cannot
board. You must use It us it pusses,
or It Is gone forever.
lime spent In recreation Is not
wasted, unless you spend mora than a
lue allowance for recreation.
Hut time spent In ubsolutu Idleness
or In activities that are worse than
idle, Is sheer criminal waste.
If you could go back over your life
nnd gather back the hours that havo
never been Improved, you would still
bava enough time to do great things.
Hut those hours nre gone.
You cun only, us Shakespeare says,
"regret your dear time's wasto" and re
solve to waste less of it In the future.
Many men whose time had never
been turned to account until they were
past forty havo still had enough left to
accompllr.li grent things In tho world.
Hut these aro the most sincere
mourners for the years thut might
liuve been utilized.
If you will begin today to bear In
mind thut time cannot bo hoarded, and
if every hour of It Is converted In
to something that can he hoarded, you
may lay the foundation for a furtuue.
You wilt certainly lay tho foundation
for happiness by nnd by.
Count your hours, und nllot ench ono
to some tusk or to soma prolltuhle
Itlotkers Cook Boole
"A or tree looking on a tig troe becoin
eth fruitful." says tho Arablnn proverb.
And bo It Is with children; their first In
structor la example.
EVERYDAY GOOD THINGS
NOW Is tho tlmo to go forth nnd
pluck tho early watercress, tho
wholesome dandelion, tho dock and
poko, tho now shoots (if milkweed und
mursh marigold or cowslips, all giving
tho needed zest to tho food of spring.
Fresh Dandelion 6alad.
Those who apprccluto tho value of
the tender blcuched heart of dandelion
like It with n bit of iult without any
dressing. For 'a salad the bleached
leaves aro best, but tho tender green
HhootH, cut and mixed with a small
green onion nnd served with French
dressing Is n salad not to bo despised.
Cut the dandelion close to tho root,
with all the tender green buds. Wash
carefully and slice the root from the
base, buds nnd tender leaves for an
Inch ubovo tho root. These use for a
fresh salad ; tho rest of tho leaves may
toe cooked for greens. Another addi
tion to this sulad Is n thlnly'sllced to
mato, which adds a bit of ncld and
fioftens tho bitter of tho dandelion.
Using nmyonpnlso on tho fresh green
dandelion is unother appetizing mothod
of serving It.
j Cooked Dandelion Salad.
Cook tho greetiB until tender, which
will take' two hours or more unless tho
greens nre very young, then servo with
tho following salad dressing: Hub n
small bowl with a cut clove of garlic,
Add one-lmlf of, a tedspoonful of salt, a
few dashes of paprika, two tablespoon
tfu! of orange Juice and four to Ave
and stored with utmost prudence the
The greatest men of today, the
conspicuous lenders In the professions,
the arts and tho crafts, struggled hurd
In their youth to get a foothold upon
the hills. They knew what they were
seeking and never relinquished their
high purpose or slackened tlie'.r pace,
though they often slipped and went
to bed hungry.
Their experiences with tho world
gave them an understanding of men
mid affairs with u fullness tmposslhlo
Their present wealth, power nnd
Inlluence are envied by the thought
less, who sneerlngly talk among them
selves of "chunce" and "luck," those
misnomers for work and pluck.
Being envied Is a high distinction.
And this Is especially true when It
Is obvious that the reul cuuse f envy
Is bused on the ndmlttcd Ignorance
r.nd regret of 'men und women who
covet distinction but Invarlab'y lack
courage to take a place in the front
and hear the brunt of battle.
The youths of tho present who want
to know, who are brushing isldc ob
stacles, who arc exerting every effort
to learn, will In the future bu found
among the foremost workers and
thinkers In the world's great activities,
simply because they huve 1th their
rem, lute hearts the spirit and faith,
without which no man or womun can
hope to win a glorious name.
A Dooeifi EXPOSURE
recreation. Seo that nono of them slip
by. They are us witter through u mill,
which If sent over tho wheel creates'
Miluuble energy, but which spilled over
the dam Is gono forever.
tublcspoonfuls. of ollvo oil. Whip this
dressing until It Is creamy, then servo
on the cooked dandelions.
Copyright. 1:2, Western Newipapor Union.
"Ob man dat thinks ho knows
enough to run do earth," said Uncle
Eben, "In mos' cases don't actually
know enough to drlvo a mule or put
n tiro on it lllvver."
A traveled friend has observed how
differently tho horsemen of different
lands urge on their steeds, Tho British
click their tongues; tho Norwegians
nmkc a sound like a kiss; the Arabs
roll a long "r" and tho Neapolitan
coachman harks like a dog,
THE CltfERTUL CHERVfr
I dont ewe. wKft tKe.
Or whtA fc.dv.rsttgi2 I
I'm 50 in love,
down my dcjcK!
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I THDDIES SIX I
1 L V WillM. Maupin
OINGIN' o' June, when tho roses
Llltln' a song when the sun hangt fcw;
Through th Kveiong day
Slngln an' whlstlln' a merry tune
To tho rosiest tncnth of them all
Wntchln tho cloudu as they hasten by,
Cutchln' the gleam of tho bright blue
On th' sun-kissed gtound
Henrla th' wind through tho woodlnnd
Her songs to the rarest of months
Off through th' meadows cool an'
Where th violets bloom In their dim
By the purlin strcums,
As they hasten by with their rythmic
To the rosiest, fairest month tnnt'e
Home at eve when tho moon hangs
And the sky gleams bright with a sil
Just lazyln there
In tho old nrm chnlr
A watchln th man who lives In the
And luughs at th' fairest of months
. thnt's June.
Walter I. Robinion
EVERYONE MUST PAY
EVERYONE must pay for what hf
There Is a law of recompense whlct
cannot be evaded or Ignored.
If ono prizes his happiness he must
expect to pay. Eventually the bill col
lector will demand his toll, Unlest
payment Is made u rough pathway llei
Muny constantly fenr the bill col
lector who comes and demands inonej
tolL Hut he Is the most harmless ol
all tho collectors. Tho real collectoi
to bo feared Is tho ono which takes tlx
form of conscience. It Is impossible
to dodgo this ono or to frighten him
off with u double-bnrrcled gun.
Those who Imaglno they havo ended
tho collector when In tho form of con
science aro foolishly deluded. Hut
oven though they mny get some enjoy
ment out of life because they think
they have satisfied themselves that
their consciences wero wrong, they
can always expect unother collector
which tnkes tho form of law to hound
them until tho debt Is puld.
In this ago when muny fathers and
mothers aro worried concerning the
future of their children, thero Is good
reason to Impress upon the young
people tho Importance of being on the
square on tho squuro with tho world
as well as with themselves. Too many
sturt Into their world's pathways bent
on getting us much ns they can both
in material valtto and pleasure with
out paying for Its worth. If parents
allow boys nnd girls, when tholi
chuructcrs aro In tho tnnklng, to gel
this false Impression of tho way besl
to get on, sorry days nre likely to b
ahead not alono for tho sons and
duughtcrs and their children, but fot
tho fathers und mothers ns well.
"Tho law of compensation Is lnexor.
News of All Kinds Gathered From
Various Points Throughout
A rownrd of $100 for the crrest nnd
delivery to the sheriff of Douglas coun
ty of tho person or persons guilty of
shooting to deatlr of Charles E. Slcfken
nnd son, Itobcrt, at Omaha, in tno
course of an attempted holdup of an
oil filling station thero May 20, was
announced by Governor McKelvie.
President Ulysses 3. Conn of tho
state teachers collego at Wayne, has
been given the degreo of LL, D. by
Nebraska Wcslcyan university. In
point of service Dr. Conn is the oldest
president of state teachers' colleges In
Arrangements aro being made by the
various committees in chnrgo for an
attendance of one thousand delegates
and visitors to tho annual Nebraskn
Sunday school convention, which will
bo held at Fremont three days, June
Edward Benson, who was n tnomber
of the first group of carriers who went
to work for tho Fremont postofllce
when -city delivery was. established
April 10, 1892, has Just retired on a
pension. Benson has been coutln
ously on the Job ever since.
A crowd estimated at from 1,000 to
1,200 witnessed tho performance of the
pageant, presented by the pupils of tho
St. Edwnrds school as u feature of tho
twenty-eighth annual commencement
exercises of the local high school.
The Ncbrnska stute fair truck events,
September 8 to 8, will be an Interest
ing number of races. Already tho
early closing speed events have' listed
a number of fleet horses for the trots,
paces and running races.
Frank E. Turner, of Harvard, Is In
n critical condition, his left side being
paralyzed, his tongue swollen nnd for
n time he could neither talk nor swnl
low, following tho stings of a poisonous
John W. Hnnn's residence at Waun
eta was struck by lightning and the
damage by fire und wnter ruined tho
building. Volunteers saved furniture
and household effects.
Ono hundred and five different
species of bird'., were observed by the
Nebraska Ornithologists' union, at its
twentieth annual Held day held at Lin
Joe Garner's horse reared up,vlost Its
balance, and toppled over backwnrus
nt Callaway, and Garner was crushed
beneath the animal, suffering serious
A Nebraskn branch of the National
Association of Parent-Teachers Iius
been perfected with tho election of
Mrs. G. n. Wentz of Lincoln as pros
Bobbers practically carried away
tho stock of uio Stewart & Smith gnr
ago at Verdon, taking twenty-seven
tires nnd forty-eight tubes.
While a laundry truck wns parked
near the Omaha police stntlon, some
one relieved Its contents of $25 worth
of newly cleaned blnnkets.
Yeggmen robbed the Bnnk of Wnter-
bury nnd escnped with $3,500 in cash
nnd the contents of a number of safe
ty deposit boxes.
Dan Morris wns elected president of
tho State Chamber of Commerce ut
its annual convention. nt Columbus last
From 300 to 500 delegates are ex
pected to attend the meeting of the
Masonic Grand Lodge at Omaha June
The Bev. Father James Is president
of the Broken Bow Golf club, recently
organized with forty members.
Ak-Sar-Ben racing at Omaha Juno 3
to 17 promises to bo the biggest sport
ing event of the central west.
Plerro J. Bnkor came all the way
from Honolulu to Senecu, In this state,
to wed Miss Irene Inman.
Th Stato Pond of the Order of tho
Bluo Goose will hold its annual meet
ing in Omaha this month.
Colored Baptists of the state will
hold their annual conference at Omaha
Juno 14 to 10.
Fnlrbury will begin nt once tho con
struction of a largo amount of paving
Tho State Funeral Director's assoc
iation will meet nt Omnha Juno 0-8.
An even 500 students will graduate
from Omnha high sclools.
Craig will celebrate July 4th on an
Falls City is to have a community
Alliance Is to havo a new fifty barrel
The committee in charge of tho fif
teenth annual encampment of tho
United Spanish War Veterans, to bo
held at Hustings, Juno 12 to 14, Is
using every effort to make tho affnlr
the most Interesting in its history.
Seeking fish In Wood River near
Grand Island, thrco small b ys
"cnuglit" five gallons of whisky cached
in the bnnk. They called police, who
found two gallons moro nnd now tno
latter are searching for tho owner.
Robort Kolley of Nebraska City was
awarded a gold modal at tho graduat
ing exercises In thut place, for a stand
ing of 07 per cont In a history contest.
Bornlco Branson, 7, daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. C. B. Branson of Lincoln,
mny lose her foot as tho result of a
panic on n Capital Beach street car
when It caught fire, and she was
thrown to tho ground.
B. T. Wlllnrd, a laborer, while work
ing In tho basement of an Omaha
theater, at a depth of six fict, struck,
with his pick, a purse containing a
Russian silver coin, about tho size of a
dollnr, and dnted 1725.
Tentatlvo plans are being discussed
for tho organization of n northeast
Nebraska high school association to
promote athletics and track work.
AN IMPORTANT DECI8ION.
Affecting Building Trades Craftsmen
Over the State Under Com
Lincoln. Very recently the Nebras
ka .Supreme Court handed down n de
cision In n compensation case thnt la
of importance to building trades
craftsmen all over the state.
Up to the time this decision waa
handed down the Compensation Com
missioner held that where building
trades mechanics did repair work on
homes they wero protected by the
In tho cuse of Kaplan vs. Gasklll,
appealed from Douglas Count', tho
Supreme Court says : "Where a person
engaged In the goneral business of
buying and selling Junk nnd dealing
in second hand automobiles, owns a
small store building and two or three
houses, which ho rents to tenants,
held, that the labor or services, which
wero required to be furnished or per
formed by him (tho owner) in tho
handling of und caring for those prop
erties, docs not amount to a regular
business or occupation of the em
ployer, within tho meaning of tho
Workmen's Compensation Act Tho
work, rendered for such person by an
employe in tho repair of one of such
buildings,- Is not work which Is within
the usual course of any regular busi
ness or occupation of such person,
and tho employe, In tho performance
of that work, does not come within
tho operation of tho Compensation
This decision means that carpenters,
painters, plasters, lathers, electrical
workers, bricklayers and such other
mechanics who do repair work or al
teration work directly for the owner
of the property, are not protected by
the Compensation Law. ,
If the owner lets the work out to a
contractor and the contractor hires
the men to do tho work, then the con
tractor Is liable for compensation to
Injured workmen under the Nebraska
For further Information regarding
tho decision you should write or call
at the otllce of the Compensation Com
missioner at the State nouse, Lincoln,
or the court House, In Omaha.
Pike nre biting well ns MlUo Lacs
and Gull lakes, near Bralncrd, uccord-
flng to fishermen. Catches in Mlllo
Lacs aro reported as weighing ns high
as seven and three-quarters and thirty
Inches in length.
Paul, 10, and Harry, 12, sons of Mr.
and Mrs. Churles Rager, near Alliance,
wero killed when a sand-bank caved
In nnd smothered them. Tho boys had
dug a hole In' tho sand bnnk and
crawled Into It.
Monstrous spiders, of a dark green
hue, have appeared in Nemaha county.
They are so large that they prey on
chickens, killing the fowls In most
cases. In many ways they resemble
Tho Nebraska school of Irrigation
has closed for the summer vacation,
this being the end of the first full
school year of the branch o'f tho stato
university. The fall term will open
The Shubert school board has re
elected nil of Its teachers for nnother
year. The prlnclpnl received a raise
in salary und tho others will receive
the snmo salary as they received the
"A hord of 15,000 high grade Here
ford cattle purchased by a group of
Nebraska stockmen were shipped from
Midland, Tex., lust week to their sand
hill pasture In western Nebraska.
Despondency ns a result of 111 health
caused Mrs. C. Kozak, old resident of
the Virginia vicinity, near Beatrice, to
commit sUlcido by blowing her head
off with a shotgun.
While trying to kill a cat In his
yard In Lewellen, Lee French accident
ally shot himself In the breast with a
22-caliber revolver. Death was almost
The. fourth annual stato conference
on vocational education will 'be held
nt tho State College of Agriculture In
Lincoln In June.
Twenty-six carloads of live stock
were shipped from Colerlt'ge during
last week, the greatest number in
Shopmen of tho Burlington at Have'
lock, who wore laid off on account of
coal shortage, huve resumed work.
Vandals entered the city library nt
Friend and destroyed the follnge plants
In tho corridor of the building.
Robert Shepard, 14 yenrc old, was
drowned while bathing in Manst's lcko
nenr Fnlls City.
Mrs. Irene Cleveland Buell of Aslv
land has been ndmlttcd to practice law
in tho federal courts.
Flfty-slx students, the largest senior
class In history of tho Central City
high school were graduated May 20.
Life passes will bo granted all Uni
versity letter men,, regardless of the
spirit In which they havo won nn "N,"
according to announcement made at
the olllco of tho. director of athletics
These passes will admit tho owner to
all home athletic contorts In which the
University of Nebraska Is represented.
Plaster which fell from tho celling
overturned a gasoline btovo and the
B. Benjamin Millinery store at Fuller-
ton was badly damaged by fire. The
stock was a complete loss.
One of tho biggest real estate deals
ever consummated In Morrill county
wus completed when the 7,000 acre
farm of jJerry J. Postle, on Lawrence
Fork creek neur Redlngton. wus sold
to William B. Hecker and Cary Ott of
Mound City, Mo., for the price of $210,
A total of $2,500 In rewards has
been offered for Information lending
to the nrrest and conviction of tho
bandit ressponslble for tho killing of
Charles E. Slofken and his son, Robert,
16, In an attempted holdup of the
Nicholas Oil corporation's filling sta
tion at Omaha a week ago.
Makes Over Same Hat
12 Times in 5 Years
Scattlo, Wush. This city
boasts tho most economical
woman in the country.
Mrs. Hannnh Bunday has
made over the sumo hat twelve
times n year for five years. Each
tlmo she produces a 'now millin
ery surprise nnd Is the envy of
her admiring friends, who hustle
to imitate her Inventive genius.
By tho tlmo many have copied
her creation, Mrs. Bundy knocks
them all cold with a newer und
moro startling conception.
J Mrs. Bundy uses nn assort-
i mcnt of ribbon, plush, plumes,
J flowerjvloth and colored yarns.
i Tho fAaoAvork consists of n g
S wldejbrifn Filipino straw braid, J
which may bo folded, plaited,
! bent, wet and turned inside out.
She possesses a secret of mak- i
lng a dye that may bo washed J
from the straw when another
tint Is desired. !
RAISED AS GIRL,
BOY RUNS AWAY
Mother Wanted a Giri and Con
cealed Sex From "Vera" for
Ocracoke, N. 0. Charles Williams
of Ocracoke, who lived the first twenty-one
yenrs of his life ns a girl on
Isolated Ocracoke Island nnd then fled
from his first contact with the cruel,
cold world, has disappeared again. It
is thought he may have become a
sailor nnd gone on a foreign cruise.
When Charles was born his mother
was so disappointed that he was not n
girl she decided to bring him up as
one. So under the name of Vera ho
grew up In the little community of
He Had Sweethearts.
fishermen which constitutes Ocracoke
He was a popular "girl." He learned
the domestic arts ; he even had sweet
hearts, for he is pretty.
Then about a year ago, shortly after
his twenty-first birthday, It was mudo
known that he was a man. He wrote
to a young man In New York, a for
mer resident of Ocracoke, to whom ho
was almost engaged, that he could not
continue their correspondence because
It wasn't "mnnly." The next step was
to provide himself with man's attire
and go out into tho world.
In Baltimore he got a Job, but soon
he became homesick and In a few
months went home. He followed the
only occupation possible on Ocrncoko
and became n fisherman, but In many
other ways his home Island was
changed. Ills friends, who hnd so long
regarded him us a girl, could not treat
him us they hnd before, and Wllliums
He recently told friends he would
like to become n sailor and seo tho
world, and they believe he has done so.
But they sny they liked him and want
him to come home ngaln.
FARMER HIDES $60,000 GOLD
Revealed Burled Treasure a Few
Hours Before Death Surprise
Great Bend, Kun. J. n. Brack, a
farmer near here, who died about
three weeks ago, left a substantial
fortune to his heirs In tho form of a
large number of fine farms In Rush
county, and In addition another for
tune which came as a surprise to the
members of tho family in the way of
500,000 In gold, which wns secreted
under the house In which he lived.
Unknown to the members of the
family, Brack hod been hoarding gold
pieces of nil denominations, and It
was not until n few hours before his
death that he called his family to his
hedsldo and told them that ho had n
store of gold hidden under his home.
Flapper Ghost la the Latest.
Poughkeep8le, N". Y. A bobbed
haired, pretty "spook" In her teens Is
alarming the county of Dutchess In the
neighborhood of MUlerton. The "flap
per ghost" Is said to haunt tho home
of Theron Snyder nnd to float against
the second-story windows and peep
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