The North Platte semi-weekly tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1895-1922, September 19, 1922, Image 1
NEtm, 9TATK HISTORICAL SOCTETt Horth TUESDAY FltlDAY THIRTY-EIGHTH YEAR NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, SEPTEMBER 19, 1922, No. 73 (tribune. COUNTY FAIR STARTS TO DAY WITH GOOD PROSPEC Hard Work By The Officers And Committees is Shown In The Many And Varied Products Bein& Exhibited. The 1922 .Lincoln County Progressive Fair Is open. The gates were closed to free entry this morning nnd'only those who havo tickets will be admitted until the fair Is over. This Is the rulo with tho exception that tomorrow all school children are admitted free. Tomorrow night Is tho big flroworks display. It is said to bo better than tho big display last year. Every afternoon tho entertainment program begins. Secretary Souder said ho did not know just when tho grand stand entertainment would begin In tho afternoon because ho was afraid that they could not finish in timo for supper anyway.' Trotting races, auto races, wild west siunis, sauuie horse races, pony i races, vaudeville acts, three bands ! that is a part of tho program ottered 1 Tlle now quarters of tho H. & S. for tho amusement and entertainment I Agency at 510 Locust Strost was the of tho fair. I scono of a brilliant social gathering Tho livestock exhibit is expected to I when more than eighteen hundred exooll all previous years. Fino.'PePl0 attended the recoptlon given horses, cattle, sheep, hogs and poul-by tho management. The new rooms try will be seen in largo numbers. ' navo ueon tastefully decorated and The precinct exhibits are being pre-! furnished and wore made especially pared and new precincts are entering i attractlvo by quantities of beautiful which did not make a showing ia8t!flowors which were presented by year. Tho exhibit which took 172 ! loca firms and companies from over prizes at this year's Nebraska Stato j tho state. A receiving lino headed Fair will bo on display in Agricultur-1 y Mr- and Mrs. Carl Hollman and al hall. The work of the boys and , Mr. Mrs- James E. Sebastian met girls clubs is to bo shown in compar-, the visitors and received their greet ison with what the grown people are Ins- Visitors from out of the city, Bhowing. The admission ,has been I wero guests of the firm were T. reduced to 50c for adults and 25c for j A- Phillips, vico-prosident of the Minn children. This admits to tho, exhib-1. osta Mutual. Insurance Co., Mlnneap itfon and the amusement departments ( Us; R. D. Muxlow and R. A. Gray, two big shows for the ono admission , Kansas managers of tho same comp charge. Tho fair will close Friday, any: B- Davis of tho Rochester night. Fire Insurance Co., of New York; J. :o: Burk Taylor of the Norwich Union J. V. Romlgh reports the sale of Dodge Brothers touring cars to "W. H. Hunt of Somerset, Roy Rykor of Well fleet and Albert Wilson of Gothen burg and a Dodge Business Coupe to R. A. Greensllt. STATEMENT OF COMMITTEE OF ONE INDUED The Volstead law supporting the eighteenth constitutional amendment has stood every possible teat of tho higher court of the . nation brought on by the liquor, element of the country In their efrofts to nullify 4t. Failirig'in this, their attention and ef ort to gain their goll has now turned to electing a congress that will, mod ify tho law and thus dDreat tho intent of the eighteenth amendment by allow ing the manufacture and sale of light wines and beer. This condition .would soon open the way, for the return of the old timo saloon. ; - Lincoln County COMMITTEE OF 'ONE HUNDRED "We favor the rigid enforcement of the) liquor laws of the State' -and Nation. j "Wo do not favor changing the Volsteaju act to legalize the sale of light wines and beers." ' ADDRESS (If you favor tho above please clip Gregg, chairman, North Platte, Nebr. LOCAL AND PERSONAL Clinton's for Spectacles. A. E. Hawley of Horahey was a business visitor In tho city'Saturday. L. W. Roth o Dickens was a busi ness visitor in tho city Saturday. Miss Volma Kouso of Cozad was a business visitor in tho city yestorday. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Huxoll Sunday Miss Pearl Hunter returned Sun day from Hastings after visiting rela tives for a fow days. E. M. Hatch of MuUon, Nebraka, waB a business visitor in tho city Saturday. J. J. Doctor an employe for tho P, F. E. suffered a badly brulsea back Saturday when ho foil from a car. Earl Kemper, a machlnost suffcrea a badly bruised foot Saturday .while working on an engine. A piece or iron fell striking his foot. Mrs. Geo. Gibbs, Mrs. Carl Bod bock and Miss Hazel Simpson j left yostcrday for York to attend tho (con vention for tho Auxiliary to tho American Loglon. ; FORMAL OPENING OF LOCAL BUS IN'ESS HOUSE BRILLIANT AFFAIR Fire Co, of New York; Ira E. "Walt I and M. J. Robinson of tho Union Fire Insurance pc. sPloaslnj? gifts wore made toj tho ladles' . and gentlemen who attended and balloons enlivened the scone. To meet this proposition, tho pro hibitlonlsts of the nation ard called upon everywhere to oxert ovefy effort to see that this condition be not brought about. : In accordance with tho above "the dry forces of Lincoln county are called, on to organize to meet this un patriotic movement in the fall cam paign. The following organization coin .posotl of legal voters, both men and women, has been formed headed by tho most staunch prohibitionists of tho i county. NA2 tls form, sign and mall to A. Do It now.) S. A. C. Tllley loft yesterday for York where ho is a delegato to tho American Legion convention Is being held in that city. Joe Nolan and H. R. Bradley motored to York Sunday whero they will attend tho American Legion convention. 'Mrs. It. O. Johnson and children retimed Friday from Lincoln and pornts in Iowa whore they spent several weeks visiting relativea. J51mer Hastings and Gerald Decker wpro arraigned in police court yes. tprday and fined $14.80 for speeding qn West 4 th street. Alvin and Claudo Wolngand lort Sunday ovonlng for Boulder, Colo., ivhoro thoy will attend school this fall. f Word was received In tho city by relatives telling of tho birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bar ber of Fort Worth, Texas. Tho funeral of tho lato John C. Todd was hold yestorday at 3 o'clock, from tho Malonoy chapol with Rov. Patterson of tho Presbyterian church officiating. Tho B. of R. T. wero in chargo, burial was mado In tho load ! cemetery. ITS IN THE AIR h 1 s- I N MMmMgm? y' lU AlOPEJiDI d V M Wkyou WK - lyj ( VTHNK. I'LL ) OtJjJ -THIS SHB JT ?S n ) put'er. UP ) "SS 8 (fail unncp ) FP ttI SHERIFF MAKES BH! HAUL MASH AND BOOZE WITH TWO STILLS OF Sunday noon, Sheriff Salisbury raided a house In the 2300 block'. between west third and fourth stsJ and found about 500 gallons of masn probably two gallons of boozo anai two stills on the stove and ready ror'5 business but not working at the time he got Miore. Chan. Shaffer j was In charge with the key to tho uouse in ins pockoi. mo nouse is - - . y. v w nhv Un WiL hntJ.nN'Mra, Hugh Holllugsworth who other parties. Shatter Is In jalf tna will be given his hearing toW This Id the Bathe house that was raided some wbeksago 'when nothing was found. YEOMAN HOME LOCATION 'COM- E HERE EOR MITTEE TO BE TWO DAYS Tho committee of Yeoman appoint- ed to select a slto for the Yeoman homo will arrive In North Platte this afternoon on a special car attached to the fast mall train Arho comm.!"" fref to tho irrigation ditch Ittee will bo mot by tho local com- SR" "o last of tho week. Tho trader mlttee composed of vepresentallves and tllrt loader aro at. work and mat-j of tho civic and commercial bodies. er,nl ,a bcIn assembled on the ground It will bo tho guests of tho Rotary for tno concrete base and curbing, club at dinner this ovonlng. To- Tho contractor oxpocts to comploto morrow It will Bpend in looking over nav,n6 tho districts now started, bo- sites for the" location of tho home. foro wlntor seta In. At nnnn it will lift tlio m.oafa nf Mm KlwanlB club and In tho dinnor will bo glvon at. racinc dining rbon, at which the nnflro tnrnl nnrt vlnltlnn- rnmmlf too - will bo present and tho formal invi- tatlon on behalf of tho city will bo extended. :o: .PRINCIPAL PARTS IN THE CASTi FOR "ALL ABOARD" 1 ASSIGNED ! i Members of the committee of tho lnB wlth L01011 Doring who was out Woman's Club which is in chargo of i on Darl- Lorjng was sont up from tho production of "All Aboard" have 1 Hnl1 county for grand larceny but was Bolcctcd tho principal characters ini'larolod to M father. Ho has boon tho cast but still have somo places In tho choruses to fill. Tho play was written by tho late Jamo McCroo. Tho star part "Billy" was ono that help- ed-to mako tho lato John Drew fam- ous. John Ritnor is playing the part of Billy In tho present production while Donald Russell plays Johnny Grady. Marguerite Campbell Is tak- lcg I L Patrice Sloan and room waa formoriy tau ht b MIa3 Mrs. W. J. TIloy acts tho part of Mrs. aoorglna McKay MIss McKa Sloan. Mary Ellsworth Is Dorothy, a tako ch of a dlvj8,on of thQ flrflt t ZJL in"", 7 , T grad3 thus rollov,nS to overflow In Is Captain Kldd. Alexander Phono IsMr8 Drakoa r00m whQ h fl carried by Ralph Bbmo while Harry l rollmont Q ' commcdlannes. "All Aboard" Is to bo glvon at tho Keith on Soptombor 28 and 2D and tickets aro now selling at tho Rexall drug storo. Any member ot tho club will bo glad to help In tho (purchaso of tlckots. -:o:- Tho marrlago of Burton M. Fisher ot Moorofleld and Miss Leafy E. Clark also of Moorofleld took placo Saturday, Judgo Woodhurst officiat ing. OF PEOPLE Ai THINGS ( ITEMS OF INTEREST ABOUT RE- -CENT HAPPENINGS IN THIS COMMUNITY ';OM -f rlemlsRTO glad" togret lg"v. aro PPondln a few days hero on a , Vl8lt" They now live in California. Mr, Holllngswqrth came hero latf In 1894 a8 Bocrotor of tho Nort nail-, x A moxican by tho name of Garcia was arrested some timo ago wlillq taking a shirt from tio St'ar ''clol?mg -Co. and Thursday he,' .was fined,, $50 anu cost in the, county court. Not, "having that amount' ho is laying out' tho fine in tho county Jail Work on tho pavement of South Loc- s 0111 ests of tho Application for divorce was llled I " ",u D' r l ulu ovening a yesterday with George Weasel cleric' written "J,0"" haS ,to (1 ;vlt!1 tho Union of the District court of LIncotwo young collo boys who ar lioth Annll,Mnn At ' C0Unty, by Mrs. Fern Whiting asking ' . . ? . ' ! iur aujmrmion irom ner nusDanu Richard Whiting on tho grounds or crUolty and desertion. Tho caso wlu come 00foro jU(g0 Tewel at the 'fall torm of tho district court. Walter Rador, connected with tho board of pardons and paroles was In the city yestorday and loft this morn- arounu North Platto for several months and recently was convicted ot stealing clothes belonging to Nick Francis. His parolo was cancelled. Miss Alice M. Andrew of Chovenno ( Wyoming, came yestorday to toko , charge of ono of thn ronmn in , Llncoln school having a division ot tho fourth and fifth grades. This North Platto pcoplo should not forgot tho Flromon's Carnival which Is .to bo hold Friday ovonlng at tho Lloyd. Thoro will bo a good atten dance but tho proccods will not bo largo unless others buy tickets than thoso who attend In tho ovonlng. Tho objoct of tho carnival Is to ralso money to' entertain tho stato convention of tho Volunteer flromen In January and tho boys should bo supported. LADIES BAND MAKES APPEAR ANCE AT FREE CONCERT Tho North Platte Ladles' Band gave a froo concert In tho court houso square Friday night to ono of tho largest crowdu gathered there this Bummer. Tho ladies wero In attrac tlve uniforms and made a ploasing appearance. Earl Stamp la tho dir. , ector and wai at his best. Tho j music ,was a surprise to those, who had? novhearrtthcband .for some , , ... .... "me and especially enjoyable was the cornet duot by Mrs. Stoffrcgon j and Miss Schwa ger Other num. bora wore enthusiastically applauded, Frank Turplo ane 'Smllin' Through- innd pleased all who woro fortunate ' enough to bo near enough to hear. !,Thp band. Is to bo congratulated on Ho progress and tho flnb work It Is j doing. . i ;o: Tho Infant son of Mr. and Mrs., Stuart Andorson died yestorday. Tho ftinornl will hn hold thla nftnrnnn from tho Malonoy Chapol at 2:30 be-'nov stovonB of Ul0 chrlstlan church j 0fTicinting. ' , It 'might be IntoroHtlng to some to ( know that tho-action of tho musical j comody "All Aboard" which tho North Platto Woman's club is sponsoring for production horo, takes place on IJOttrU IIIO H. O. f lOHUa and 1110 ClOVOr- f!? 1o? w"h tllBa r 0n of tllOm lias the misfortune to lOSO four of his tooth In a football gamo and tho lost teeth hnvo a great deal to do with the comody situations ot which thoro nro a plenty. Miss Margarot A. McConnoll Is principal ot the Lincoln grado school In tho fourth ward. Sho camo horo just as school was started and tho announcomont of her selection was overlooked. Her homo Is In Homlng ford. Sho has served ono torm ns county superintendent pt Hamilton county, with tho county neat at Aur ora. Last yoar sho spent part of the year In tho Chadron stato normal and part doing supply work In tho Al liance city schools. Sho is well qual ified for hor work and comes highly rocommendod. Rocently E. H. Moroy, chief ot tho bureau ot roads and bridges of tho stato of Nebraska causod a count of tho number of vohlcles of different kinds which passod certain points on tho highways of tho stato. Tho count "waB mado at olghtoon placos. Sun day was found to bo tho big day ot tho weok for nuto travol and from 5 to 8 o'clock In tho ovonlng Is tho timo when tho travol Is dono. Nino-tenths of tho vehicles woro pleasuro cars and moro than half bolonged In the county In which thoy woro counted. During tho wook tho count was mado Just wost of North Platto on tho Lincoln Highway. Tho roport says tho total numbor of vohlcles counted nt that point during tho wook was 4,900. It was supposed to havo been an avoTago wook of tho summor, SCHOOLS MUST PRO VIDE JOE ROOM ENROLLMENTS IN ALL DEPART MENTS TOO LARGE FOR BUILDINGS ! At a special meeting of tho board of i Education, hold last Thursday after- noon, Superintendent Brabam ro. ported tho total onrollmont of the city schools to date to bo 150 mora than at this timo last year, according to tho records In his office Ono room roportod closo to eighty pupils and others wero overcrowded. After I considering tho condition from all standpoints, it was decided to open up ono of tho basement rooms and put ono grado thoro. This Is only a temporary arrangomont and plan nod to onablo all tho pupils to bo In school regularly. Tho Junior High school Is over-crowded so that classes aro hamporcd and pupils do not havo tho opportunities of study ana recitation which thoy should havo. Various classes of tho sonlor high school nra Crowded boyond tho Btandard of other schools, tho main assembly holding about 160 scats with about 280 pupils to bo Boutea thoro. Tho Washington school la well filled ns Is tho Baker school whoro It Is roportod that 36 pupils aro attondlng. North Platto is a growing city. Now houses aro bolng constantly comploted and occupied. Desirable housos do not stay vacant, whon afqred for ront. Thoro aro moro pcoplo In North Platte now than ovor havo lived horo beforo ana moro aro coming. The school plant must bo enlarged. N.ow buildings must bo built in suitable locations. Tho grounds and building committee ot tho board of education, is doing Us best to meet tho situation but it looks liopoless" to try 'ah'd contlnuo to glvo sorvlco without additional school facilities. Tho mattor has not been taken up officially by tho board bf education but It is said by those who ar,o well Informed that a build, ing program must bo started beforo long If tho condition aro to bo met. COMMUNITY CLUB' FALL FESTIVAL IS NOT MARRED BY ' WEATHER When .the larmers of tho DIgneU, community got up last Friday morn,. Ing thoro was room for them to,be' downcost over tho weather pros pects. But Weatherman Shilling had predicted fair weather and fair It, was although partly cloudy. Thb,, program Is reported to gone off a . advertised. Quito a crowd from North Platte, Maxwell and the rural communities outside BIgnoll attendejj tho afternoon exorcises and some thirty or moro North Platto pcoplo wero counted In tho evening crowd. The exhibits woro said to havo been hotter than last yoar. Tho main speaker of tho ovcnlng could not be present and local speakers wero call ed upon. Tho visitors wero strong In oxpresslng their appreciation of tho community spirit of tho Bignell pcoplo and what It Is accomplishing for tho good of that section of tho county. . :o:- Saturday was tho first day ot tho open soason on ducks and there were many hunting parties out of North Platto. Somo went tho night before and woro ready for tho ' sunrlso lllght. Varied roports havo como In as to tho luck of tho huntors. Ono party ot two from the court house got about 100 ducks In tho two days they woro out. Another party o four got three ducks the first day. Tho roports agrco that thoro aro many ducks In tho country but somo Bay thoy are wild and eomo own up to not bolng ablo to get near them. Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Plummer loft Wednesday for a fow months visit with relatives near BradBhaw, Nebr. Mr. Plummor vnceded a rest and a chango and It was thought -that a fow months on Mrs. Plummer's brothor's farm in York county would put him In good shape again. Miss Esthor Schwalgor will leavo this ovonlng for Now York City whore sho will attond Columbia University this wlntor. Enrouto sho will Join hor sister, Mrs. Earl Nichols who will also attend Columbia. Thoy will both visit In Washington, D. C. beforo go ing to Now York.