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NORTTT PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE
(JLHVHR .JUDGE OWL
TVPL COON hnil lost n bright tin
O "I"'""' 11 wns nof ,no nrHt
titmrthnt he had Inamo. This time,
however, lit; vvhh nut able tn cot It
back rrtnii Mr. Crow been line ho coultl
oot catch him lining It.
"Hut I know Jliiimy Crnw Iihh my
spoon. There Ih no one else who would
care enough nliotit bright things to
carry ll off." mild Mr. Coon.
"lint you will luive to prove It," said
Mr. I'Vix. who wns (pilto wise nhout
audi things, ".lust bemuse there nre
ItWao No Use to Deny It.
a few fpiithein In rr. nt tit my hoiiHe.
Ignd (he runner hits Iohi a chicken,
docs not provo I took It, you know."
"No," fullered Mr. Coon with n smllo.
"I HiijipoHc It doesn't; but how am I to
provo Jimmy Is the thief, Mr. Fox?
Won nro ho clever enn't you think of
Mo me way to help me net my tin spoon
"Suppose I arrest .11 in my on sus
picion," said Mr. Kox; "iind. to lie fair
tibo.lt It, we will have qre of .llmniy'B
4rlba for the Judge, lie cannot object
to Mint, nntl everybody knows that
I 1 I J
Jl L M TTw W w W sb
i he friendly
'Path Walter I. Lbint
1 1FI0 liiHUrunco ts one of the greut
eat blessings of nianklud.
'bat It Iiiih gained the upprovut and
support of nearly all men of wlHilom
an prominence In the country Is a
JH cause for rejoicing. No one must
toe very oltl to recall the 'days when
a Ijrgo number of peoplo believed life
tiouranco something which required
oit to die to win. Today, It Is looked
upi n oh offering an exceptional oppor
.tnHty for saving, na well as protecting
yei.r ones while men and women labor
to .irovfdo the necessaries of life.
l'lfe Insurance couipnnles' state
tnetUfl of distributions to policyholders
or their benellclartes usually are con
ftldured dull readltig. Hut they would
becume Intensely Interesting to ovcry
Intelligent person If he were to give
tlrufn sulllelent study and thought.
Viewed elthor nn n sine means of sav
ing or as a legitimate means of pro
tecting Mio welfare of wives or chil
dren, the cold figures talto on new
mouilng which ought to Increase tbo
J6j ulong life's pathway.
Contradicting the oltl belief that llfo
Iwturnnco was a "tllo to win" proposl
'tln, the statement of one of the coun
ty's biggest companies sIiowh that this
corporation during llKM paid out more
than twice as much to living policy
hMdcrst us 11 did to henellclarles of
tlutse who bail tiled. Tho exact figures
er $70,:il)n,8lB paid to living policy
holders anil $JI5,'l!i:i,7flS to henellclarles.
Vbo work of selling llfo Insurance
fsrt't nearly us disagreeable as It used
to bo. Hut there are still a great many
who should carry Insurance who do
ne-t, and othors who should carry more
that they do who lack ttie courtesy or
pt'.oa taste tti treat Insurance salesmen
Nv1tl respect. Nevertheless, the sales
trwn, comprising a valuable army In
the United States, are a brave body
and, o their credit It may be said, are.
as a rtde, perfect gentlemen. They
(are trained to smile when rebuffed.
Thuso who give them the "glad
fcknd anil buy it reasonable amount of
THE 1IAUSII VOICE
iXJAUSIl voices nre usually strained
A voices, for very few persons
inow how to raise their voices above
IB certain pitch without straining them,
fit), lf you would keep from having
(thnt Ixarsb voice that Is unw no less
than It was In our grandmothers' days
frequently looked upon as a sign of
bad breeding and lack of culture, see
that you tin not raise your voice nbovo
a ceit a In conversational pitch, that Is
orders you know how to manage It.
1( In almost Invariably true that the
children who tire brought up In tjio
iccegestetl city tenement sections,
where their only plnygrotind Is the
Btrcet and whore they must shout and
!calt above the deafening clatter of the
.utJgo Owl Is very clever and very wise.
"Very well. You arrest him," said
.Mr. Coon. "I know he has my bright
tin s.tion. nntl I hope he has kept It
bright. I would nut care u rap about
It If It Is not shiny."
Mr. Kox had to wait until he caught
Mr. Crow on the ground, and one tiny,
when he did, he crept up behind him
and cnugbt him l.y one leg. "I arrest
you, Mr. Cro.v. for cteallng Mr. Coon's
bright tin spoon," he said.
"Provo itl" cawed .llnimy Crow.
"How do you know I stole It?"
"We will let Judge Owl decide thnt."
answered Mr. Fox. "Ho Is very wise,
"lie will have to prove I have the
spoon, and he can't tin that.' said Mr.
Crow. "He has got to catch me with
It, and he can search me If be likes;
he won't find It."
Judge Owl looked very solemn and
wine us he sat tin a low limb of a
tree looking down tin Mr. Crow nntl
Mr. Fox nntl Mr. Coon as they sat on
the ground. "We will hear what tho
priHonei lias to say," he said
There were muny other wood folk
there, all listening to what the Judge
sii Id, but now ever" eye was turned on
Jmmy Crow as he began to speak.
"I have not gtit his tin spoon." said
Jimmy, looking very boldly at Judge
Owl. "You can search under every
feather on me. Judge, and you won't
Jimmy milled his feathers as he
spoke, and nil the animals began to
wontler If. after nil, Mr. Coon was not
mistaken, for, of course, the spoon
would have fallen if Jimmy had It bid
den. "Well, perhaps you did not take It,"
said Judge Owl. "I know one thing;
the one who did steal Mr. Coon's
bright tin spoon hasn't any tall
feathers ; he has lost every . last
"They were all there this morning,"
said Mr. Crow, looking around at his
tall before he thought wlia: he was
"You lire the thief. Just ns I
pURIOUHLY enough, Jesslo Is fenl
ly said to bo the diminutive of
Janet, although It Is now considered n
scimrute name, and from It Shake
spearo probably named bis Jessica,
"bis most sweet Jewess." It lias been n
favorite with royalty and many of the
queens of early times were so called.
Hut misfortune has usually attended
the royal ladles who boro this name,
while tho Jesses, the masculine coun
terparts, have bail more auspicious
enreers. Twlco a Olavanna, or Jessica,
reigned In Naples In disgrace nntl mis
ery and her Spanish counterpart,
Junna la Locu of Castile, went through
u royal selgo of melancholy mndness.
Two heroines wore so culled; Jeanne
of Flanders, or Jannedlk In Flanini. ns
the Hretons called her, and the hero
ine of lleubonne, and the much more
noble Jeanne la I'acellc of Orleans.
Two saints gave Jesslo anil her deriv
atives a flavor of sanctity Jeanne tie
Valols, daughter of Louis XI and dis
carded wife of Louis XII and foun
dress of the Anntmclades, and Jeanne
Francois do Chantel. tho disciple of St.
Frpncls tie Sales.
Whether Shakespeare's lovely hero
Ino of "The Merchant of Venice" was
an Improvement upon Jessie as short
for Janet, or was really the feminine
of. Jesse, the futber of David. Ih open
Insurance. Just as they buy other ne
cessities or ns they place loose change
In Biivlngs funds, will find moro Joy in
following their dally paths.
by tbe Wheeler Syndicate, Ino.)
trutllc, grow up to huve voices cracked
or harsh. This can bo helped, doubt
less, If tbeso children are remlndotl to
modulate their voices.
Hut sometimes It Is In the country
where an overloud volco Is cultivated.
Tbo housewife, used to having a largo
country house to herself, with no
neighbors to think of, acquires the
habit of calling, yelling, In fact, at her
children In a way that tbo city woman
would not think of doing. She calls
upstairs and down, and she calls out
doors and In. And too often It ban
pens that when she Is In more confined
quarters she goes on with her high
pitched voice Just the same. Ami her
chljdren are quite apt to pitch their
voices In tune with hers.
Now remember that while It la nec
Barbara La Marr finds In acting the
third career which she has followed
with distinction and success. First as
a dancer, she began her career at the
age of seven, continuing on up until
she was ranked high as an interpretive
dancer at the age of seventeen. She
then took to writing, and produced six
novels which were converted Into mo
tion pictures. It was another step for
ward when she decided to try her skill
at acting. Miss La Marr !s a native of
California. She is of medium height
and has dark hair and dark eyes.
thought," said Judge Owl. "Oo home
and get thnt sption. or you will lose
all your fpnthers."
It was no use to deny It now. Jimmy
Crow knew that when he turned
around and looked nt l.ls tall nntl mado
that remark ho hail acknowledged bis
guilt, so tiff be flew, with a llock of
Hluejays around him to moke sure ho
did not run nway.
"Wasn't Judge Owl clever to catch
Jimmy the way bo tlltl?" asked Mr.
Coon as he sat In the moonlight talk
ing It over with Mr. Fox, and Mr, Fox.
who admired a clever trick, allowed
that Mr. Owl was u very clever old
t by McClurn Newspaper Syndicate.)
FACTS obout $our name; it's history";
meaning; whenco it )as derived; signifi
cance; your lucky day and lucky jewel
to conjecture. However It may be,
Jessie signifies "grnce of tho Lord."
Her tallsmaulc gem Is the amethyst
which preserves Its wearer from con
tagion and protects soldiers from harm
In battle. It lias a sobering effect upon
one of light or frivolous mind. Sat
urday Is Jessie's lucky day and 4 her
lucky number. The prlmroso Is her
Jessie has always been a favorite
name with the poets, especially the
(ffl by the Wheeler Syndicate. Inc.)
A LINE 0' CHEER
By John Kendrlck Bangs.
TEAKS are sad. tliero'a llttlo
Dut 'tis well to lot Omm out.
And direct their scirldlng flow
To the drowning of your woe;
And perhaps before thoy stop
There Will be one little drop
That will fnll upon som space
Watering a flower of urnce
rjeuutlfylni; some new day f
When It blossoms on the way, J
(Copyright by McCIuro Newspaper
essary always to speak loud enotich
to be heard easily, you should never
speak any louder than Is necessary to
make your voice reach all your uudl
tors. If you are speaking for peoplo
in tins room min i speni; loud enough
to be beard In the next room. Modu
late your voice und you will bo sure to
keep It from becoming harsh.
( by UcClure Newvpoper Syndicate.)
News of All Kinds Gathered From
Various Points Throughout
A lodgo of the Order of tho Eastern
Star has been organized at Otoe.
University Place boys colebrated
hallowe'cn by incarcerating a cow In
the city Jail.
The Madison Woman's club cele
brated Its twenty-fifth nnnlvcrsury
The American Legion at Humboldt
presented a liuniotous comedy en
titled "Stop Thief" to a well filled
Mrs. Harry Kulnkofsky died at the
Presbyterian hospital at Omaha after
a short Illness with nn ailment which
doctors declare sleeping sickness.
There Is a shortage of labor In Otoe
county nnd farmers aro endeavoring
to get men to pick apples and busk
corn, with but very little success.
Bridget Mary Convoy, who celebrat
ed her 102nd birthday last May, Is
dead at an Omaha hospital, the result
of Injuries received In a fall several
Nebraska lias a woman deputy sec
retary of state. Sho Is Miss Frances
Stunner, who has been appointed by
Secretary of Stato Amsberry to serve
for tho remainder of his term.
Plans for the extension of public
health nursing In Nebraska wore
made by public health nurses of
twenty-eight counties who met In
Omaha last week.
A small cyclone struck the farm
of W. J. Furse, nenr Alma, Saturday
afternoon. The house was unroofed,
windmill torn down nnd other build
Publisher of the Columbus Telegram
and Congressman-elect from the
Guy Wilson of Callaway suffered
severe Injuries when the mule team
he was driving ran away, throwing
blm against a fence-
Edgar D. Wilson wns accidentally
shot nnd killed at Ashland when the
gun be was carrying on bis return
from a hunting trip exploded when
he fell from n horse.
Under the direction of Prof. ,T. .7.
Flnla, leader of the Tccumseh Mili
tary band, an all-Nebraska concert Is
to be given In that place some time
this montii. Only compositions by
Nebraska writers will be played.
The state railway commission bns
been advised by tbe Burlington rail
way company that It will send 30 to
40 refrigerator cars" to the western
part of tbe state to assist In the move
ment of potatoes to the market.
Otto Wolff, who recently retired as
Danish vice consul for Nebraska, has
been honored by the Danish govern
ment nnd decorated with tho order
of "Knight of the Ordei of Danne-
brog," In appreciation of his nearly
twenty years of service.
Two thousand, five hundred keys,
each bearing a name plate and the
blue nnd white Crelghton university
emblem, bavo been ordered by the
Omahn Chamber of Commerce for tils
trlbullon among the Crelghton alumni
on Homecoming tiny, NV'embor 18.
While scores of pedlstrlans were
traversing the mnln street of Falls
City during tho quest for election
news, a robber entered the Penny de
piirtment store and made off with
about 510,000 In merchandise. The
goods woro packed In ten suitcases
stolen from the store. The loot yvns
almost entirely women's silk apparel
Burglars entered tho headquarters
room of tbo Nebraska national guard,
at Nebraska City, through a back
door, and carried away several bun'
dred dollars worth of clothing, guns
ammunition and other supplies kept
The stato department of commerce
and trade reports the liquidation of
the Farmers stato bank of Alexandria
through consolidation with the State
bank of Alxnndria, the latter succeed
ing to tho consolidated busluess of
both banks and the Farmers State
bank surrendering Its charter and go
ing out of business.
Governor McKclvio has issued a
proclamation, calling attention to the
benefits ami tho needs of the Bed
Cross society In tho state, and request
ing tho co-opcrntlon of all good cltl
zona In tho Red Cross Drlvo whjch
opens on Armistice Day, ending
Thanksgiving Day. November ,10.
Both feed, nnd care of 1,000,000 bens
giving no returns wero saved In 1021,
reports to tho United States Depart
ment of Agriculture show, when farm
women, practicing for tho first tlmo
the methods of Identifying nonlnyers
demonstrated by agricultural exten
sion workers, culled these "loafers"
List of Newly Elected Members f
Legislature on Freient Return.
1 J. W. Wlltse, rep.
2 W. D. Unnnlntr, dem.
3 John CnviinaUKh, dom.
4 W. M. Chamber, rep.
5 C. L. Saunders, rep.
6 J, W. llobblns, rep.
7 J. W, Cooper, rep.
9 George Wllklns, rep.
11 J. C. McQowan, rep.
12 II. Oohrcns, rep.
14 C. B. Anderson, rop.
15 C. J. Warner, rep.
16 J. D. Ilarr, rop.
17 W, A. Kellers, rep.
18 -C. H. Meuchnm, rep.
19 Perry Heed, rop.
20 John Swnnson, rep.
21 W. II. Illlan, rop.
2310. H. Purcoll, dem.
21 Saren M. Fries, dem.
25 C. O. Ullse, rop.
26 Krlck Johnson, rep.
27 M. F. Ulchard, rep.
29 G. II. IlnstliigH, rep.
30 G. E. Allen, rep.
33 T. C. Osborno, dom and pro.
31 J. S. Kroh, rop.
1 E. E. Auxlor, dem.
2 W. T. Parkinson, rep.
3 E. J. Lamb, rep.
4 William Moore, dem.
6 Troy Davis, rep.
7 J, 11. UuRhos, rop.
8 James Allan, rop.
9 It. II. Strehlow. rep.
10 10. A. Smith, rop.
11 G. . Collins, dem.
12 Charles Kautsky, dem.
13 A. W. KIsasser, dem.
11 F. E. Holding, rop.
1C O. S. Collins, tlcm. N
16 GeorRo Dyball, rep.
17 T. 11. Dysart, rep.
18 II. M. llaldrlKo. rep.
19 II. C. Tlmme, rep.
20 J. E. Qulnn, dom.
21 John II. Johnuon, dem.
22 C. W. Orr. dom.
23 William WInBett. rep.
24 D. C. Hcfferman, dom.
25 James Kendall, rep.
26 A. G. Burke, rep.
27 G. F. Staata, rop,
28 G. P. Otteman, dem.
29 W. K. Mitchell, dem.
30 Ij. G. Vochum, dem.
31 1. W. Jaooby, tlom.
32 J. P. EuKor, rop.
33 II. E. Harrington, rep.
34 J. Held Green, rep.
35 Paul Dinls, dem.
36 ltalph Wilson, rep.
37 Harvoy Essam, rop.
38 P. A. Donamoro, rep.
39 Prank S. Wolls, dom.
41 Erlo Smiley, rep.
42 Honry Bock, dom.
48 N, M. Nelson, rop.
44 W. A. Brown, dem.
49 Obed Raasch, prog.
50 Frank Conlfey, dom.
51 U C. Began, dem.
G2 B. S. Keck, dem.
53 John Morgan, dem and prof.
51 J, p. Davis, dem.
55 E. P. Bailey, rep.
57 A. W. Hall. rop.
58 E. h. Kemper, dem.
60 C. P. Donnelly, rop.
62 Elwoll Johnston, rep.
64 Donald Gallagher, rep.
65 C. M. Dollarhldo. rep.
66 C. V. Svoboda, dom.
67 .Tnmdft Ti nnil.Vn flam
. 68 John Thomssen, dem.
. iv. jv. vuiiuu, rep.
70 J. C. Gllmore, rop.
71 Daniel Garber, rop.
72 J. M. Pollard, rep.
73 Ernest Peterson, rep.
74 Charles A. Miner, rep.
75 W, T. Gould, rep.
76 C. P. Boushausen, dem.
77 J. K. Ward, rop.
79 J. W. I.ui)dy, rep.
80 E. Schnerlnger, dem.
81 Mason Hyde, dem.
82 E. L,. Whitehead, rep.
85 G. K. Dutcher, dem.
86 G. C. Huoftlo, rop.
87 W. P. Wood, rop.
88 John S. Wise. rop.
90 Scott Iteynolds, rep and prog.
91 W. A. McCain, rep.
93 P. M. nroome, dem.
9t A. G. Colma, rop.
95 G. A. Ernst, dem and prog;.
97 W. M. Barbour, rep.
98 A. N. Mathers, rep.
99 E. P. Wilson, rep.
100 A. P. Gordon, dem and prog.
To Provide Free Medical Treatment
A new movement that has put over
?S0O,000 during the first three years
of Its work Into the benevolent funds
of the church nntl that has been adop
ted In twelve Episcopal Areas and
forty annual Conferences of the Meth
odist Episcopal Church, has sprung up
In our midst.
With L. O. .Tones, a Methodist lay
man of Lincoln, originated tbo idea,
which was tried out by the Methodist
churches In Iowa, From Its begin
ning It proved to bo a popular move
ment and tbo peoplo generously re
sponded to Its appeal.
The Board of Hospitals and Homes
of the Methodist Episcopal Church lias
atlopted It and Is promoting It. And
many churches of other denominations
are using It.
The organization has for Its aim
the doing of tho purest kind of philan
thropic work that ever Inspired the
henrt of man, which is to provide
free medical treatment and hospital
care for thoso who aro sick and with
out money, and It secures Its funds
by asking peoplo to enroll annually
as members and pay a yearly sub
scription fee of $1.00.
Sunday November 20 Is enrollment
Day for Methodist churches In Ne
braska, when the American White
Cross work will be presented from
their pulpits. The funds secured will
he used by tho Methodist Hospitals
In the state to give free medical treat
ment and hospital care to the sick
Disabled ex-servlco men who served
In tho world war and wish to get vo
cational training must make applica
tion before December 20, 1022, accord
ing to an announcement mutlo by L.
A. Crnntlall, sub-district manager of
the United States Veterans' bureau.
James Brezevsky of Crelghton w6n
the high honors In the Knox County
Boys' and Girls' Pig clubs In the con
test, each boy or girl wns to feed a
pig for 122 days and keep careful
record of the gain nnd the cost of
such gain. Brezevsky's pig gained
1 1-10 pounds per day at a cost of
5 1-0 cents per pound.
A pecullnr nccldcnt that resulted
in tho breaking of three pinto glass
windnws at Nebraska City occurred
when the chain on tho rear wheel
of a car broko and throw particles
of the chain through tho windows.
While working In hla corn field,
Fred Rohler, n farmer near Daykin,
discovered a peculiar bird scurrying
over tho ground. Mr. Ilohlor finally
Buccoedcd In capturing it. It seemed
to bo a species of eagle and had been
shot through tho breast in such man
uer as to mako flying Impossible. The
bird measured p ft. 9V- innhns from
tin to tip of wings.
WORKS FOR CHILD
MOST KEEP WELL
Mothers in a Like Situation,
Should Read This Letter
from Mrs. Enrico
fTMivom Tlltnntn 'T fnO. T ,ltn
Pinkham's Vegetable) Compound for
serious troumo. 1
had tried doctors and
all said tho samo an
operation. At first I
only felt tho pain on
iBeemcdtofcel it on
both sides. I am a
have a little girl to
support I work in a
tailor shop and that
linnnf wnrlf KirinViAAn
very slack this year and I am homo part
of the time. I do not liko to take any.
chances, bo I consulted my friends, and
one lady flaid, Take Lydia Pinkham's
medicine,' bo I did. I have felt bettor
right along and am in good enough health
to go to work. I recommend your Veg
etable Compound and Sanativo Wash to
all." Mrs. Mauy Enrico, 469 N. Car
penter St., Chicago, Illinois.
Often tho mother is obliged to support
her children and good health is neces
sary. Lydja E. Pinkham'a Vegetable
Compound is just tho medicine you can
depend upon. It is a medicine for wo
men'B ailments and tho relief it brought
Mrs. Enpco it may bring to you. Keep
well by taking Lydia E. Pinkham'a Veg
floated Tongue j
Natures Warning of
When you are constipated,
not enough of Nature's
lubricating liquid is pro
duced in the bowel to keep
the food waste soft and
moving. Doctors prescribe
Nujol because it acts like
this natural lubricant and
thus replaces it.
wujoi is a
n medicine or
ar cannot gripe.
When the body begins to stiffen
and mbvement becomes painful
h is usually nn indication that the
kidneys are out of ordei. Keep
these organs healthy by taking
LATH ROP 'S
The world's standard rotnedy for Udnoy,
liver, bladder and uric acid troubles.
Famous since 1696. Take regularly and
keep In gootLhealth. In three sizes, all
druggists. Guaranteed as represented.
Look for the name Cold Medal on ercry
bos and accept do imitation
EASILY KILLED BY USING
STEARNS' ELECTRIC PASTE
It also kills rata and mice. It forces
thesa peats to run from building for water
and fresh air. A JSo box contains enough
to kill GO to 100 rata or mice. Get It from
your drug or general store dealer today.
READY FOR USE DETTER THAN TRAPS
Soap 25c, Ointment 25 and 50c, Talcum 25c.
Itnstus (to bis Kirl) All's gwlne
down to dat new sto' to get some
candy. Dey's pot candled cberrles,
strawberries an' I don't know what all.
Ills Girl Man, brliiK me a chocolate
coated watnlimelon an All's yo's for
life. Boston Evening Transcript.
The war has made table linen very
vnluable. Tho use of Red Cross Dall
Iilue will add to Its wearing qualities.
Use It and see. All grocers. Adver.
Knlcker Would you say Smith Is a
Itadlo Fan Well, I'd call him a two
Look up, not down especially when
you have a blacked eye; then you
can't Ree It.
Refreshes Weary Eyes
When Your Eyes feel Dull
and Heavy, uie Murine. U In
tandy Rellevetthe tTIr cdFecllni
Makes them Clear, l)tllit and
Sparkling. Hitmlesi. Sold and
Recommended by All DruggUtt.
Mi nu KL,
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