Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922 | View Entire Issue (July 28, 1922)
fthe Jf I o rth
Ell-r V y
TUESDAY and FRIDAY
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, JULY 28, 1922.
4fc A 4'
l I li I A. A.
SHORT STORIES OF
PEOPLE AND THINGS
ITEMS OF INTEREST ABOUT EE
CENT llArrENENGS IN THIS
Tho Republican Stato convention
has been called for August 15 at 11
a. m. at tho city auditorium In Lin
coln. Lincoln county Is entitled to 14
During the first six months of 1922
tho camp grounds had cost tho Cham
ber of Commerco $38l 3. That was uo
to July 1. Probably th( Icost for tho
rest of the year will bo as much.
Most peoplo think it is monoy well
Tho gasollno tank buried in front
of tho firo station and used to supply
tho flro trucks with gas, was taken
up and examined last week. It was
found to bo defecf".o. Tho firemen
detected a big jforenco in the a
mount of gasollno put into tho tank
and tho amount taken out. After bo-
ing repaired it will be again placed
underground in tho old location.
On election day, cards were passed
out asking those who voted tho Pro
gressivo ticket to wrlto in tho name
of W. A Olson for register of deeds.
Tho refurns show that only soven
voters wrote this namo while 53
wrote in tho namo of C. W. Yost.
Evidently tho decision to run Mr.
Olson camo too lato to get the atten
tion of tho voters.
Ono of tho busiest men in North
Platte on election day was City Clerk
O. E. Elder. During the day ho Issued
more than 175 affidavits to voters who
had not registered at all or to suit
their later mind. This was unusual
and was unexpected as it had been
, announced that those who did not
register o.thov week before would, not
be given a chanco to vote.
Scout headquarters needs somo
straight back chairs. There are not
enough there to meet tho wants of
the boys wlien they aro called in on
conferences. The scout treasury is not
Vtfn r n rx wl r .nAFA 41a- nrtrTrt P 4 It M
u,a vmuBU W " "l " '
actual work and it is suggested that'
tho chairs might be borrowed from
some of the townspeople who have
some not in use. Any scout will bo
At The Theatres
Today at the Keith
Douglas McLean in
"ONE A MINUTE"
Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
THE WOMAN GOD CHANGED
AT THE SUN
Today and Tomorrow
Jack 'Pierece in
"BUCKING THJ3 LINE"
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
..ONE CLEAR CALL"
with all star casto.
Including Milton Sills. Henry
13. Walthall, Cherie Rich, Glarie
SPECIAL FEATURES WRITTEN IN COMBINATION
WITH STANDARD LIFE POLICIES
Non-Cancollablo Accident and
Hoaltli Insurance. .
Doublo Indemnity Provisions.
Disability Incomo Clause,
Monthly Llfo Incomo
Insurauco that Insures Protection that Protects
Fidelity Reserve Company
Homo Office Fourth and Locust Streets,
North Platte, Neu.
FIFTEEN STANDARD CLUBS BEING
HANDLED BY UNIVERSITY
There aro fifteon standard boys'
and girls' clubs In this county with
120 club members. Each club gives
a standard course of instruction in
tho lino of work attempted. County
Agent Kellogg considers the club
work as one of tho very important
lines which lio is attempting and
Is giving lots of attention to tho clubs
glad to call for them If notified or
If the scout headquarters Is called.
Active preparations havo begun for
the Lincoln County Pair which is held
hero in September. At a meeting ot'vlIICh mad0 th0 trlP vosame. When
tire directors last Tuesday evening the
proposition of the circuit horse races
was turned down by a voto of 8-2
.D . , . . ,
Tills does not mean there will bo no
horso races but it means tho offer of
the circuit organization will not bo
accepted. Other races aro being plan
nod by a committee consisting of W.
P. Snyder, S. J. Koch and O. E. Elder.
Ono of the minor offices for which
nominations were made was that of
Police Magistrate for tho city of North
Platte. A. B. Hoagland got 14 re
publican votes, Perry Carson 4 and E.
J. Vanderhoof 1. C. F. Tomplo received
18 republican and 8 democratic votes.
P. H Sullivan 9 republican, 10 demo
cratic and 1 progressive, Frank Tracy
06 republjcan. 31 democratic and 12
progressive and W. J. Landgraf 5G re
publican, 36 domocratio and 12 pro
gressive for tho same office
Proight business on tho Union Pac
ific shows signs of Improvement. Tho
number of cars moved over tho third
district last Wednesday was 1120?.
Thoro wero 735 loads and 473 empties,
A yoar ago tho number was 1,052,
showing a gain for this year of over
150 cars. This Is considorcd tho more
favtorablo when ono considers that
practically no coal is boing moved
now whllo a year ago tho winter stor
age waa being hauled from tho Colo
rado and Wyoming mines.
Somo of tho candidates for sWto
offices can bo mighty proud of tho
voto received in Lincoln county. Miss
Pyrtlo received 874 votes for stato
superintendent to 610 for John Mat-
Puro and Installment Incomo
Premium Waiver Clause.
Post Mortem Dividends.
Full Participation in all
KANSAS CARAVAN SPENDS NIGHT
AT NORTH PLATTE CAMP
A caravan composed of throe largo
auto trucks rolled into the auto camp
grounds last evening and out of tho
trucks came fifty boys and five or six
men. The boys were scouts from Lib
eral, Kansas and the men were scout
officials who wero in charge of tho
caravan. The trip will cover about
fourteen hundred miles and extended
from,, Pikes Peak and Denver to Chey
enno nnd North Platto. John IV. Bifu
ghmnn is general manager of tho trip.
Ho is a business man of Liberal, a
city of about four thousand peoplo
and It was his Interest and money
800n last ni< nt tho camn grounds
W 1110 "twine man, no saiu "it it a
tremendous tasK to taKe a uig uuncn
of boys on a trip like this and it is
worth the work but I doubt It I will
undertake It again. This is the third
trip wo have taken in threo years
and it is about time for someone else
to shoulder the burden." Continuing
he said "Wo wero in a big rain storm
last night at Pino Bluffs and today we
feel all drug out". He hastened to ex
plain that "drug out" was an expres
sion ho heard ono of tho boys use that
morning and when he Inquired he
found that the boy was formorly from
Arkansas. Tho boys cook their own
food over an opon firo and sleep in
pup tents. They all look healthy and
happy and loft this morning for homo
which they oxpoct to roach tomorrow.
zan tho prosont incumbent. McMul-
lon carried Lincoln county by 957
votes against Randall's 708. Stobblns
got 1,100 votes to 312 for his nearest:
competitor. Both Howolls and Hitch
cock carried Lincoln county for sen
ator as did Simmons and Boal, tho
successful candidates for congress
man. Honry Simon and family loft Wed
nesday afternoon for California. Mr
Simon has boon in the meat business
in North Platto for a numbor of years,
having only recently disposed of his
Intorests hero. Ho and his family aro
well known Hero. His son Ralph grad
uating from tho local high school with
tho class of 2fi. They loft in a tour
ing car and a track, taking with them
what goods thoy wishod to koop. They
will make tho trip to California over-
1 a ,t .1 otnnnlnr, of DAMA nrhlnfo nt 1 Tl '
lerest ny uio way.
During tho period from 1D10 to 1920
according to tho United States census
for 1920, ten Lincoln County precincts
lost in population as followa.
Chas. Tumor nnd Nick Fickris wero
arraigned in police court Friday and
each ono was flnod $100 for gambling,
EXTENSION SPEAKER SPENDS A
PART OF WEEK IN idono tho samo thing for years. While
COUNTY ) nuo wns BtartlnJ ' a fire recently somo-
thing hnppencf ,and her six-year old
Miss Loutso Murphy. Specialist from SOn wore burial beyond recognition,
the University Extension 'department The fire was discovered by Mr. Le
nt Lincoln is spending several days innd. a passerby who noticed smoke
in Lincoln county in tho Interests of nnd flames coming from tho windows
public health. Miss Murphy Is ono of' and doors of tho Hutson homo and nn
tho specialists who is doing somo ad-
vanco work in preparation for tho
trip to be mado to Lincoln county
in tho fall by Dr. Carolino Hodgor.and grabbed tho boy and wrapped a
who is ono of tho groatost author -
itles of tho country. Miss Murphy is to his own homo nbout a block away
especially Interested in tho health an got a jug of Unsood oil which ho
scoro cards and child hyghmo. Sho jpoured on tho boy's burned, body,
spent yesterday 1n Wallace and thla Mr. Hutson wns feeding some stock
afternoon sho is to address tho ladle?! near tl10 nouso nn(1 wIlcn 1 hoard
of tho North Platte Women's club as' Mrs. Hutson scroam ho ran towards
the homo of Mrs. Julius Plzor. To-night tho house. Ho saw Mrs. Hutson run
she speaks at tho Dloner school houso out of tho house nnd throw horsolf
LEGION TO SPONSOR ORGANIZ-
ATION OF NEW ROY SCOUT
The American Locion will snon
sor tho organization of a new troop"
of boy scouts. The request of theluul80n anu uonai- nso was
Legion was approved by tho Local comPlotoly l)Urn0(1 with all tho liouse-
council of tho Boy Scouts and tho
leadership committee npproved the
selection of the following Legion men
lo complete tho organization:
Harold D. Woise, scoutmaster, Harry
Jones and Wells C. Jones, assistant
scoutmasters, R. C. Cochran, chair
man, Dr. J. S. Simms, Jos. Souder,
Paul Harrington and W. H. Munger,
troop committee. This is not' to bo
a military troop but will do tho
samo work and bo under the samo
regulations as any other troop but
tho Legion is to tako tho actlvo lead
ership in tho work.
It soems that thoy got Into a gamo
with ono. O E. Hart, and got tho best
of him. Hart git mad and wont up town
and bought nn automatic. Ho then
roturnod with tho supposed intention
of cleaning up tho place. Tho revolver
was sot on safety and Hart did not
seem to know how to Handle it so
it rosulted only in tho arrest of all
threo. After tho conviction in Judjge
Tracy's court, Fickris paid his fino
but Turner could only- pay part of his
so ho was sent to Jail. Then County
Attornoy Keofo brought charges In
county court against tho pair for
kooping a gambling houso and Judgo
i Woodhucst hminri them nvnr to tho
ran torm or tll0 district court undor
J hoavy boniia. They nro now In jail
nPa uart 18 uomg tiotninou as a wit-
L. C. Cantry of Paxton transacted
business in tho city Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Hanson of Her
shoy transacted business In tho city
You fravo monoy by buying what you
ncod boforo Saturday night at Wilcox
Alox Jlrooks and son will lcavo Sat
iirday morning for Donvor from
which place thoy will go to Grand
Laka and Join Mrs. Brooks, who Is
sponding tho summor thoro. Mr.
Brooks will spond about threo weeks
thoro boforo returning homo.
LEGION TEAM TO PLAY EDDY
TELLE AGGKIGATION ON
Manager Petorson announces n toll
gamo for noxt Sunday with tho fast
Eddyvlllo team. Tho gamo will bo
played at tho Fair grounds ball park.
Eddyvillo recently dofcatcd Elm Crook
by a largo scoro and some of tho othor
good teams havo sufforod dofcat nt
Us hands. Ball fans say it will bo
a good game.
SCOUTS TAKE UP STUDY OF
HARMFUL AND BENEFICIAL
Scout hoadauartora has recently bo-
como tho lmliltnt of anmn not nnlrn
! which Scout Executive Stephens has
.had tho boys bring in. Ho is trying
to teach tho boys tho difference bo-
twocn tho harmful and tho harmloBfl
arlotlos. Thoso which aro bonoficial
should bo protocted nnd they aro stu
died to learn of tholr good points.
I Ono snako has boon icallcd a sand
Jvipor. It is about eighteen inches long
and is harmless but most of tho visit
'ors to hoanuartors aro afraid of it.
jQartor snakes aro kopt in sovoral
i sizes. Whilo not tho most agrooablo of
. pots, it Is Important that peoplo learn
(of their valuo and so glvo them a
clinnco to do their work.
Thoro aro still somo Lincoln county
, peoplo who light fires In tholr homos.
with kerosone. Somo havo done this
for many years nnd havo nover had
- ,an accident. Mrs. Forrest Hutson of
Belmont, a suburb of Lincoln had
explosion was heard. He ran to tho
scono nnd met Donald covorcd with
flames running from tho houso. Le-
, blanket nrou.id. his body. Ho then Ttiu
Into n tuli of water. HV?r liiialihnri
rrrnliliftl lint fmm 41m fttlt fttwl o m 1
ore,i tho flames with a carpet. Donald
died immediately and tho mother
,,ved unU1 tho following day. Beshlos
"Hn. "m cnuaron survive wrs.
iioici gooas nnu iurnuure.
M. B. Possum will bo in Lincoln
county next Tuesday and W'odnesday
giving instruction to the stock Judging
toam nnd working with tho boys' and
Your cliolco of any Sport Silk Dross
mado of Printed Silk Crepe, Cropo
Knit, Pongee, Etc.. values to $30.00,
whilo thoy last $9.98, at BLOCK'S.
Order A Case
FOR THE HOME
Our special delivery will see that you aro supplied for
parties, picnics and outings.
A few bottles on Ice for tho wife, the kiddies a treat
for tho guest.
Following flavors that are always good:
Oherry-Blossoms, Lemon-Crush, Orange-Crush
Grape-Fiz, Hires Root Beer, Coca-Cola, White Horso Gin
Per case 24 bottles $1.50. Rebate on empties 50c.
White Ribbon Beer A real beer minus the kick. 24
bottles $3.35. Rebate 90c.
Star Bottling &
TO VISIT GAMPFIRE
NEW YORK FIELD SECRETARY TO
VISLT NORTH PLATTE
Miss Edith Kompthorn of Campflro
headquarters In New York City will
arrlvo in North Platto lato Sunday
night and spond tho following 'day
..-.,.- PI. ...III I- i ..
muuuu' luloa "-ciiiiiuiurn la ono
,f tUo l)09t authorities on enmpriro in
tho UnItc,d SUUc8' 81,0 lms bGOn coa
Jlcclcd wlUl Ul Now Yorlc off,co for
t n vt rt 4lvirv ni1 1 n n 1aam l 1.. -.-.
DW'"U ""u "" ,uuv" "
corro3nonucuco Wllcil nas mcn ad"
.1hahi.i..1 1 ..-.-l,....-.. . ..
drossod to hoadquartors from all over
tho Unltod States. Local campflro of
ficials havo planned to havo Misn
Kompthorn talk to tho campflro girls
at 10:30 in tho morning nt tho Luthor
(an church basomont. AU campflro
girls aro urged to bo thoro without
fall. Later In tho day sho will bo tak
en to tho camp grounds wero n plcnto
supper will bo sorved by tho guard
Inns and othor officials.
BOY SCOUT OFFICIAL MAKES VISIT
John H. PIpor. roglonal scout ox
ecutivo, wns In tho city ono day last
wook and mot with tho oxocutlvo com
mlttoo of tho Boy Scout council. Tho
matter of a charter for a first olass
council for North Platto was takon
up and Mr. PIpor npproved It. Tho
chartor is good for this yoar only.
Ho 1s asking that tho council onlargo
Its scope noxt year to includo all of
Lincoln County. Eventually ho hopos
to moko a district horo whjch will
Includo four or firo counties.
POULTRY GULLING- DEMONSTRA
TIONS SHOULD ilE PUT
County Agent Kellogg calls atten
tion to tho fact that all culling of
lions for ogg production should be
dono boforo Octobor .Tills allows but
two months. Ho says that all com
munities which have not had a culling
demonstration nro entitled to one and
ho will bo very glnn to arrange
for it. In tho northenst part of tho
county recontly ovor ono hundred
peoplo attended tho culling demon
strations given by F. C. Old, the
poultry specialist from tho University
Cliolco lot of young Rod Poll bulla
nt fnrmors prices at
PAYNE'S DAIRY FARM
South Dowoy Stroet
Powered by Open ONI