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THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE
"yoUNGSTER wnsn't u little puppy.
Ho was past that age. lut still lie
Was n young dog nnd had many tilings
to learn. AlrH. Old Dog IiIh mother,
dried her best to tench Youngster the
things that a useful dog should know,
tout Youngster thought ho knew
If his mother told him not to run
after tho master when he started oft
with a gun he did not pay any atten
tion, and often get a whipping from
the master for not going hack when he
told him to.
Thou, too, Youngster would Jump
(up on folks when they came to the
tfnrm, nnd Mrs. Old Dog told him many
(times never to make friends with
htrnngcrs, nnd besides with your own
(friends It wns very had mnnners In
Wccrt to Jump nnd put muddy pnws on
One day his mother told him that
he must he very careful not to go back
He Saw a Strange Dog.
f tbc barn, for tho master luul placed
a trap there for Mr. Fox to step on
when he came to visit tho bnrnynrd.
But Youngster let this advice go in
0B8 ear nnd out tho other, as he did
much t the other warnings that his
mother Rave. Ho began to play nnd
forgot nil nhout It.
Youngster had heard n great denl
febotlt Mr. Fox, but no ono had said
how ho looked. Ho thought of courso
he UDuId know this bad fellow when
he met him nnd of course Youngster
Intended to cntch him nnd show his
Mother and tho master how smart ho
Vfla In spite of nil they said about him
tbnt he wns a silly puppy and did
not seem o learn i thing,
It wan Inte In tho nfternoon ono
day when his mother wns sound aBleep
and Home of tho hens wero sitting un
der bushes In. tho shndo that Young
Btor began running around the bnrn
chasing a rnt.
When ho got behind the barn ho
forgot nil nbout the rat, for there,
he Right Thing
K3 : -
THE FRIENDLY WOW
THE truly grnclous woman Is never
niggardly with friendly hows. Sho
jdoc not save ouch form of recogni
tion for persons sho meets socially
r Cor persons whom sho has met for
jmafyy, Especially In n fairly small
community Bho makes n point always
to ay good morning to tho sales poo
pis she deals with nnd if she meets
the street a snlesmnn or saleswom
an with whom sho has hnd froqucnt
business dealings Bho greets with u
fcow. This sho does Whether she is
alone or with others.
Some peoplo I know of think tlmt
Mu is a lowering of dignity. Tho fact
Is that it Is Just the opposite. If you
paj frequently by the stand of a cer
jtaVi trnlllc policeman you should nmke
It a hnblt to bow to him In a friendly
iMtner. In n very small town -where
th street rnllwny system consists of
a iaw curs nnd n handful of conduc
kntu and motormcn It is customury
ite bow to the conductors whom you
kwro encountered day nfter day. Men
d women with grnclous manner al
looking at htm from behind a barrel,
he saw a strnntre doc. Yotincstcr
"Hush I I know where there Is a'
bone," whispered tho stranger. "Conn
. Youngster wagged his tall In a very
friendly manner and rnn up to the
stranger. "Where Is It?" he asked. t
thinking the newcomer was a most
"Right under that pllo of grass and
leaves and twigs," was tho nnswer.
"You will have to wnlk right on It and
paw It over, but It Is under there
somewhere, I feel wire."
Youngster did not wait to hear any
more. He rnn straight to the heap
nnd began pawing, while the stranger
looked on with grout Intorest, for It 1
was Mr. For, you see, and he wanted
to find out. for sure If there was a traj
net ror Mm. and If so lie must go
nrmirwt Htn itltni- wnv flint tilirlit wlinn I
he came to call.
Youngster had not pawed long be
fore something snflpped and held him
Vast by one front iaw. and It hurt so
that Youngster's cries must have been 1
heard for a long distance.
"Just as 1 suspected," said Mr. Fox,
and with a hound was off, for Mrs.
Old Dog and all the hens and chickens
and Mr. Rooster came running around
the barn to see what In the world hnd
Tho master came, too, nnd he
opojuud the cruel trap and set Young
ster free, hut the paw was very pain
ful for some lime, and while he sat
In the sun holding It up, his .mother
told him many things which went In
at both ears and stayed there, for
when he recovered Youngster wns n
wise dog and never gave his mother
or the master cause to call him a silly
puppy again. Hut It took a very pain
ful lesson to make him wise, don't you
think so? I
( by McCluro Newvpaper Syndicate.)
A LINE 0' CHEER
By John Kcndrlck Bangs.
THE VOICE OF CHEER
WHEN days are dark, and
winds are chill,
And llfo HoomH stark with
pressing 111, ,
Deep In my soul I sopm to hear
A voice unroll that sln of clieor,
And lights tho way throuuli which
Unto a day of pence nnd hope.
(ffl by McCluro Newppr Syndlcal
ats ma Name
TVTOT so frequent in usage, but none
tho less lovely nnd possessing of
n good deal of poetic charm Is Imo
gene. The name has no dellnlte his
tory and-etymologists find It dlfllcult
to account for It, but the generally ac
cepted theory Is that It In another form
of tho Imaglna.
There was lmeglne of Llmburg In
1-100 and various other Instances of
tho uso of the name by Oerman wom
en. How England secured tho name
of Imogeno Is open to speculation. It
Is probable that Shnkespenro's heroine
established her voguo there, though
etymologists contend that It was used
by British ladles before the master
pluywrlght wrote his version of the
old story of the deserted and betrayed
ways speak or bow to tho elevator
attendant who dally takes them to
tho floor of their place of business.
Tho fact la that right through your
day ns you go about your own town
bo It small or largo there are doz
ens of occnslons when you should bow
In n friendly manner. There Is the
little woman huddled on the comer
from whom you buy your evening pa
per, tho ice man who brings the ice,
the vegetable peddler. These peoplo
you do not know socially. You may
even feci quite superior to them. But
It does not meun that you should fall
to speak to them or to greet them with
a slncero bow of frlundllness nhon
you seo them.
(O. 122, by WcClure Newvpaper Syndicate.)
A Little Nation.
"What's the population, of your
"Why, you nmlntnln nn rmy of GOO,.
"Well, we hnvo to provldo somo di
version for our king. Ho doesn't care
much about golf or motoring."- Bir
Miss Agnes Ayres
This is a late picture of the charm
ing "movie" star, Agnes Ayres, shown
posing tn evening togs. Miss Ayres Is
regarded as one of the most winsome
women in motion pictures.
JfjTHow to Read Your
and Tendencies the
Capabilities or Weak
nesses That Make for Success or
Failure as Shown in Your Palm
ILLNESS SHOWN IN THE HAND
A NERVOUS complaint, left us tho
aftermath of an Illness, Is In
dicated In the hand by u brunch ris
ing from n hlnck spot on the line of
11 ft'. Inspect tho niomit of tho moon
for n spot tfint Is marked clearly, nnd
note whether the skin of tho hand Is
dry and covered with n network of
lines. In that case, dlsense of tho
nervous system, of vnrylng degrees of
seriousness, may be suspected. If the
nails are moderately long, hut wide
and bluish In tint, there Is dnnger of
An Island on the line of the head,
with the third angle of the- triangle
(tho Intersection of the line of health
and the line of life) badly formed,
and with small lines cutting the Hue
of life, Is n n Indication of neuralgia.
If the nulls arc short, flat nnd thin,
nnd of trlnngulnr shnpc, and If all the
prlnclpnl lines of the palm nre poor
ly marked, a dlpositlon to paralysis
Is to be feared. And If there Is n
star nt the end of the line of fate,
with n star aVso at tho end of the line
of life In both hnnds, wo may prog
nosticate denth by paralysis.
( by th Wheeler Syndicate, lac.)
FACTS about your name; it's history";
meaning; whence it was derWed; signifi
cance; your lucky" der? and lucky1 jewel
wife, which he so strangely places nt
the court of the Inst Independent Brit
At any rate, Shakespeare called his
heroine Imogene, thus establishing her
voguo forever. The name Is still n
great favorite In England, but ,has
nover hnd widespread popularity here,
due, perhaps, to Its rnther poetic asso
ciations, Also, It ununlly degenerates
Into 'Gene. A fow devoted admirers
of Shakespeare (nnd others unwitting
ly) give the name to girl bnblos In
baptism, prohnbly Ignornnt of the fact
that ns Ygnoge, tho name wns once be
stowed on a daughter of Emperor Pan
drasus of Greece, nnd the wife of
Brutus, according to Oeoffry of Mon
mouth. She wns mentioned In Anne
of Brittany's funeral oration In 1514.
Imogone's tallsmnnlc stone Is the Ja
cinth. It wns snld to, protect her from
danger, especially of lightning. Worn
when travollng, It will Insure her a
happy, successful Journey. Wednes
day Is her lucky dny, nnd 0 her lucky
(Copyright by the Wheeler Syndlcite. lac.)
OHJ THAT'S DIFFERENT
He: Do you remember that first
She: Yes, and I was trying only
yesterday to remember who tha fel-
Heap Indian Springs.
Colorado hosiupwnrds of 1,000 cura
tive springs, equaling Uio celobrnted
Spns In Europo, nnd, according to
such authorities ns Solly, "equal tho
waters of Ems nnd are superior to
Nauhelm and Spa," Steamboat Springs
Is reputed to contnln tho largest nnd
most varied group In tho world, hav
ing 150 springs with 00 different kinds
of water, known to til tndlanx.
State Occurrences of Importance
Boiled to a Few Lines for
Central City will have a three days'
festival September 21 to 23.
The Nebraska conferenco of the
M. K. church Is In session In Omahu.
Tho ninth annual Antelope county
fair will be held at Nellgh Septem
ber 12 to ir.
Fall plowing In Cednr county is
well under wny and In many lnstnnces
The alumni reunion of the Nebraska
College of medicine will be held at
Omaha September 11 to ID.
Omaha Elks aro completing ur
rnuM'ments for the erection of n
$1,000,000 homo In that place.
George Koster, state lish and game
warden, will ship 1,200 pheasants to
various parts of the state this fall
for breeding purposes.
The board of county commissioners
has olllcinlly accepted the new court
house, the llrst permanent home for
Ourden county ofllclnls.
Three skeletons thought to be those
of Indians hurled 150 years ngo, were
unearthed by workmen on a bluff
near Gibson last week.
Fontenelle forest, which consists of
2,534 acres between South Omaha and
Bellt'vue, has been designated ns a
bird und wild life refuge.
First bituminous coal from the Ill
inois mines, which have been closed
for ninny months duo tp the strike,
hns begun to arrive in Omahn.
Omaha's carnival season, famous all
through the west, this year runs from
Se; tember 12 to 23. There will be
excursion rates on all railroads.
Clarence Brandrup, bugler of Co.
V nt ITartlngton, was cited nt regi
mental headquarters at IMnttsmouth,
as the best bugler in the camp. t
, It Is expected that 1,500 vls'itors
will attend the second annual con
vention of the reserve olllcers which
will ho held In Omaha next month.
Ephrinm Boss, living northeast of
Gibbon, died suddenly from blood
poisoning, caused by nn Infected tooth
vhlch hnd hut recently been filled.
Six stacks of wheat were destroyed
by lire on the farm of William Hum
phrey two miles south of Wymore.
The origin of tho Are is undetermined.
Mrs. James MotTatt, 30, hns just
borne her fourteenth child. Mr. nnd
Mrs. Moffntt live near Sharon Grange.
The entire family Is living on a farm.
Frank Glover, 18, was scalded to
death while working at the molasses
boiling vafs of tho Great Western
Sugar company's Scottsbluff refinery.
Over 125 of the 250 descendants of
tho late John Pethoud, southeastern
Nebraska pioneer, held u reunion on
the old Pethoud farm northeast of
Elaborate plans are under way- for
entcrtulnlng the 89th division In Oma
ha September 20-22. Tho Bureau of
Publicity and Ak-Sar-Bon are acting
Dick Colby, employed by the Cen
tral Power company at Kearney, was
badly injured when he came In contact
with a high tension wire, carrying
Thieves stole 100 quarts of cherries,
forty quarts of pickles, canned apples,
grapes und sovcral sides of bacon
Trorn the cellar ot Mrs. Sam Rudder
According to reports received, dur
ing the years 1023, 1024 nnd 1925,
Nebraska will receive a totnl of $0,
009,701 of federal aid to be used In
Rev. G. O. Bell, who bus been pas
tor of tho ChrlsMnn church nt Odell
tho past four years, hns tendered
his resignation. Ho has not yet de
cided on a location. .
An acetylene torch which exploded
in tho hands of a welder set the
Falls City Auto Top Co. building on
fire and caused property damage es
timated nt about, .$0,000.
Edward M. Wollman, 52, grand
muster of the grand lodge, A..F. &
A. M. In Nebraska and for 30 years
a resident of Omaha, died at a local
hospital following an operation,
William ltelnard of Pllger, sixty
yeurs old, dropped dead while watch
ing a bnll gnme. It is believed that
the excitement of the game, along
with the Intense heat, coupled to bring
tho fatal stroke.
Cadets in tho ndvnuced courses in
the stnto university this fall will pre
sent tho appearance of West Pointers.
New uniforms, similar In color nnd
design to the mllltnry nendemy suits,
nre to bo Issued.
Adolph Lebsnek, twonty-threo years
old, who wns Injured while diving in
to tho Big Blue rlvor nt Mllford four
weeks ago, died at a Lincoln hospital,
where ho has been lying paralyzed
since the accident. Mr, tahsnck hit
his head and shoulders on n sub
merged stump In diving, nnd two
vertebrae of his back wero broken,
which caused tho lingering death.
Maurice Illner of Battle Creek,
groom; Miss Alice Wyntt, bride, with
Judge T. V. Norvul of Norfolk, who
officiated along with bridesmaid and
host, man, climbed Into a Bollanca nlr
sedan and wero carried to a lofty
altitude whero a ceremony of murrlngo
was performed among the clouds nt
tho airplane meet nt Norfolk.
Hoy York, 11, whllo wslklng along
tho Irrigation and power canal nt
konrnoy, saw 3-year-old Jvnlor Bcnda
slip from a foot bridge into eight feet
of water. Tho boy plunged Into tho
water, swnm for tho Bondn lad nnd
brought him safely to shore.
C. E. Lynch, wns badly scalded and
is in a critical condition from tho
burns received when the radiator of
his tractor exploded whllo he was
plowing on his farm near DuBoIs.
Gravel stirfuclng of the Lincoln
highway from Kearney to Elm Creek,
n distance of sixteen miles, has been
completed nnd the rond will be open
ed to travel nftcr the first heavy rain.
Miss Mildred Richmond of Osceola,
who received a broken leg when
thrown from a racing auto several
days ago, is recovering nnd the leg
will not be amputated s nt first
Cortlnnd voters at n speclnl elec
tion hold Inst week defented by thirty
votes n proposition to Issue $12,000
bonds for tho pHrpos. of connecting
tip with the electric lines of the Blue
River Power Co.
The proposed 50th anniversary
celebration for Adams county which
has been planned to be held at Hast
ings this fall may ho chnnged from a
pageant us was originally arranged
for, to an Immense historical parade.
With tho putting into operation of
the two new Kelley wells Just com
plcted for Pawnee City, the wnter
famine which has lasted all summer
comes to n close. An ndequate sup
ply Is furnished.
With an expected attendance of
10,000 delegates, nineteen conventions
will be hold in Ornnlia next month,
nccordlng to information compiled by
Mrs. Mnble Walker, convention secre
tary of tun Chamber of Commerce.
Sheriff Ira Miller of Lancnstor
county has sworn in seven special
policemen for Havclock, whero 1,000
Burlington shopmen are on strike,
three business men and four strikers,
who will be on continuous patrol of
Greatly reduced winter feeding of
cattle and sheep in Scottsbluff county
Is expected as it result of the an
nouncement of the Great Western
Sugar company that it will produce
wet beet pulp at only one factory,
thnt in Scottsbluff.
Panama, a little village In Lancas
ter county .voted bonds to Install
electric light lines to connect with
the Nebraska City water and light
transmission lines at a point just
north of Douglas. The bonds cnrrled
by a four to one vote.
Much of the early corn in various
sections of Gage county has escaped
Injury from the drouth, according to
farmers. Late corn has been hard
hit, some Holds which a week ago
gave promise of from forty' to fifty
bushels will not yield a tldrd of that
During the past year, Nebraskans
have contributed $180,012 in cash,
clothing nnd corn to the Near East
Relief fund, Included in which was
corn valued nt $08,114 from the agri
cultural Interests of the state, nc
cordlng to nn audit of the books of
the state organization.
Armed with n club, Clarence Gal
bralth, farmer living near Falrbury,
caught a blue channel cat weighing
37' pounds in the Blue river on his
arm. He struck theMlsh on the head
and dragged it out oi the water by
its tall. When dressfwl there was
sufllclent meat to feed tdJi families.
Henry Wurdeman, breeder and feed
er of Leigh, maiketed n lokd of mixed
Angus and Shorthorn lon& yearlings
of his own raising that averaged
1,050 pounds Monday at $1050. This
price was Monday's top at South
Omaha and makes the fifth successive
year that he has topped thet Omaha
Sylvia, a cream colored marc with
pure white man0 nnd tall, formerly
owned by Frank Howard, horse Menle'r
of Pawnee City, hns been scad to
Madame Bedlnl, wife of ProLssoi
Bcdini, riding master of the court ot
the king of Italy. Howard discovered
tho horso on a small farm nnd recog
nized its qualities.
The pageant to he presented by 'the
Knights of Ak-Snr-Ben at Omaha rtlll
reproduce tho habits, manners, cos
tumes nnd equipment of the Conqius
tadores, as well as those of the vi
dians with whom they came Into can
tact nrid every effort is being matJp
to render the event historically cos
rect in every particular.
Starving fish of Goose Lake, estl
mated to number more than 12,000,'
were transferred to lake.) near Clear
wnter to save the Hsh from starva
tlon. The work was under the super
vision of Gumo Warden Ileinzk'iimn.
Goose Lake Is entirely lacking In
fish food and the Hsh were so eumcl
atod that extremely fine mesh seines
Hurold Aden, 10, son of John Aden,
a farmer living, near Adams, Is said
to bo the heaviest boy for his ago
In that section of the state, no tips
the beam nt 210 pounds.
Business on stock cuttle and feed
ing steers at South Omaha last week
was the largest of the year to date,
some 017 loads, 18,012 head, being
sent to the country from this point.
Plans for the Incorporation of u
syrtcm of physical tra'nlng In tho city
schools nf Randolph have been made
by tho local authorities. The course
will bo required in every grade la
Frank A. Harrison of Lincoln, globo
trotter, and well-known' Nebraska
politician has announced his Intention
to mnke California his future home.
It Is Ids plan to establish i Nebraska
colony nenr Granda park, a suburb
of Ias Angoles.
Eighty per cent of the totnl ex
penditures for stato government In
1921 was for tho state university,
state normal schools, state penal and
charitable institutions, good roads and
the purchase of bonds for tho relief
of disabled veterans, according to
official figures issued by Phil Bross,
secretary of finance and revenue, '
Cow and Calf Go on
Wild Spree Together
Danville, Va. How n cow and
a calf which had drunk a mix
ture of wnter nnd moonshine
liquor Invaded the dining-room
of Herbert Dlllnrd, son of Judge
Peter Dlllnrd of Rocky Mount,
Is contained In advices reaching
, ro from that point.
Law enforcement officers
poured out into the street gut
ter 500 gallons of liquor seized
In a raid. Liquor and water to
gether ran down the street past
a lnwn where the cow nnd calf
were grazing. Both animals
drank and, nccordlng to onlook
ers, quickly showed tho effects
by unusual antics, especially the
calf, which became playful.
The cow charged a tree with
lowered horns, then, followed by
the calf, entered the porch of
the Dlllnrd home, plunging
through a screen door into the
dining-room. Seeing Itself re
flected In a mirror the cow
charged it, destroying a piece of
furniture which contained crock
ery, nearly all of which was
The cow nnd cnlf were driven
out of tho room and wero later
seen lying down under the shade
of some trees not for away.
FAINTS AT MEETING
Dramatic Scene When Woman,
Remarried, Meets Man Sup
posed Killed in War.
Staunton, Mass. Mrs. Mary Etta
Clcary Leonard-Chartlcr, thirty-six
and pretty, supposed war widow, bride
of two months, was strolling along
tho street on the nrm of Victor F.
Chartler of Jewett, Conn., her new
husband, when she suddenly stood
rigid in her tracks. Then with a glad
cry of "my husband," she broke from
Chartler's arm, rushed up on Edgar
Nelson Leonard, discharged soldier,
showered him with kisses, then fell
In a faint at his feet.
This dramatic denouement of a war
time marital mixup will have its se
quel here when Mrs. Leonard-Ghartlor
will appear In First District court on
the arm of husbnnd No. 1 to answer
to a charge of bigamy, brought by hus
band No. 2.
Mrs. Leonnrd-Chartler, deliriously
happy at being reunited with tho hus
band she supposed resting beneath q
Showered Him With Kisses.
j white cross In the American eeraetcrj
at llomagne, France, readily admits
that she has two husbands, hat hopes
'.the court can- find some -way out of
Since the moment she earae upon
ier first husband, with whom she
lived happily for 12 years before she
tearfully saw him off for France, she
has refused to see Victor Chartler and
has taken up her residence In the
omc of Leonard's mother. Ohartler
Bays his supposed wife told him frank
l( that she loved Leonard best and
would live with him. Ho visited tho
District court clerk and swore to a
warrant, which was ser-ed on Mrs,
FOUND LOST RING IN ASHES
Old1 Prospector Used Knowledge He
' Gained While Seeking Gold
in South Dakota.
Wenatchee, Wash. For fifteen
years Jack Dow panned gold In SoutU
Dakota. He prospered. Inst Febru
ary Mrs. Dow lost her $500 diamond
ring and all search for It wns of no
avail. Then Jack decided the ring had
Ijcen lost while Mrs. Jack was empty
ing the ashes. He got his old panning
outfit, nnd sifted the nshes ns he would
for gold. Sure enough, the ring was"
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