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TUESDAY and l?ItEDAY
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, AUGUST-26-,
T STORIES OF
ITEMS OF INTEREST ABOUT DE
CENT HAPPENINGS IN THIS
Including tho court nouso, Uic street
paving tho addition to tho federal
building, tho extensions to tho wator
plant and fifty or sixty residences com
pleted, North, Platto's construction
bill for the year 1922 will reach about
nino hundred thousand dollars. For a
year in which business has been all
out of sorts, the showing is a remark
ably good one.
When Mr. and' Mrs. John Ilalligan
embarked at Nowl York on their
European trip they became separated
from or had stolon a largo suit caso
containing valuable clothing, and now
comes tho report that when they land
ed on tho sunny shores "or Italy a
spaghetti eater picked Mr. Halligan's
JULES DOUCET PASSES AWAY AT
JUS HOME FROM HEART
Prof. Jules Doucct, aged fifty-four,
died of heart complications early Sat
urday morning after but a fow hours'
illness. Funeral services woro hold
at tho Catholic church Sunday after
noon and tho remains taken to Donvor
tor interment. The doqoased enmo
to this city from Denver in 1915 and
opened a music studio, also playing
In tho Keith Theatre orchostra. Ho
was a finished violinist, having stu
died under some of tho world's most
noted teachers. Ho was a man highly
respected by all acquaintances, and
was a member of tho Knights of Co
lumbus, Woodmen of tho World and
tho local Musicians' Union. Immcdlato
rolatlves bereaved are his wife and
Aftor conducting a cigar storo on
East Front street for ton or twelvo
years, H. A. Donelson has sold the
"business to I. E. Trout who took pos
session tho latter part of last week.
Mr. Trout Is well known in North
Platto and no doubt enjoy a largo
patronage. Mr. Donelson Is undecid
ed as to what he will do in the future.
W. Stranglor, a farmer living noar
flPaxton was fined $100 and costs in
police court Friday on the charge
of tho illegal possession of five pints
of boozo which was found in his car.
His plea was that ho had loaned his
car to friends and was not responsible
for the hootch found In It. but to the
judge his story sounded scaly. Stran
gler paid the $104.80.
At tho Ceremonial held by tho Camp
Fire Girls on Sunday evening dur
ing their camp, ranks wero conferred
and honors awarded. Lois Porter, who
had completed all tho requirements
was given tho rank of Torchbearer
which is tho highest rank in Camp
firo. Florence Deats and Josephine
Kline received tho rank of Fire-maker.
Two camp honors wero offered
at the boginning of tho week, one
for tho group presenting tho best
original song and ono for tho group
'which stfiowed themselves tho best
all round campers. Tho Anahah
Campfire received the former and
tho Look-Out Camp Firo tho latter.
Several local honors Iworo offered for
proficiency and Interest In tho classes
and activities of the camp. Most of
the girls received from one to soven
of these honors.
Mr. and Mrs, E. N.Oglor and son
Hobort roturned Sunday evening from
a visit In Elyrla and Cleveland, Ohio.
They made the return by auto and In
speaking of roads, Mr. Qgler said
they woro rough In central Iowa,
paved across the state of Illinois, poor
in Indiana, while In Ohio part of
tho route ho traveled was paved
One hundred and sovonty-fivo men
are now employed In the soveral
phases of street paving, with fifty to
sovonty-fivo teams hauling sand, cem
ent and concrete. Tho big mixer con
sumes from 1,500 to 1,800 sacks of
cement each day, each sack weighing
Mrs. Elizabeth Cooper and Mrs
Pearl Sturms wore arranged in polico
court Saturday as results of a fight
upon tho streets In tho afternoon. Tho
fight was a result of a family quarrel.
Each wero fined on dollar and cost,
which amounted to $5.80. Mrs. Coop
er paid her fine and was dismissed.
Mrs. Sturms refused" to pay her flue.
In tho evening her husband paid the
COMMITTEE TO GOME
YEOMAN HOME LOCATORS SET
BATE OF NORTH PJLATTE
Old-tlmors aro attempting to recall
a year when wo had so long a stretch
of unusually high dally temperaturo
as this year. There probably have been
past years when the heat was so con
tinuous but not many. Usually wo
have a few days of high temperaturo
followed by coolor weather, but this
summer the intense heat has been uninterrupted.
CHAUTAUQUA WEEK IS
ENJOYED BY MANY
SIX-BAY PROGRAM CLOSES LAST
SATURBAY WITH OOOB
Tho rain which fell In North Platto
last Thursday night was local, and
did not reach localities In which corn
so badly needed moisture. With con
tinued high temperaturo tho prospects
for what promised at ono time a bum
per crop of corn is diminishing and
farmers aro feeling pretty blue.
Samples of wheat from over tho
county aro being collected by county
agent Kellogg. Thoso samples aro
sent into Lincoln and a tost made for
thd million qualities. This Is done
from year to year to detormlno any
change due to thd different seasons.
The City Schools will open Tuesday,
September 5th. All pupils should be
on hand at nino o'clock that morn
ing. There will bo a general teachers
meeting at nino o'clock Monday morn
ing, September 4th at tho Franklin
Auditorium and at 3 p. m. thoro will
bo a meeting of tho teachers of each
school with tho principal in charge.
James Burns, a former railroad em
ployoa of this city, nojw located at El
IPaso, Texas, accompanied by his
daughter is visiting rolatlves in town.
Mr. Burns left North Platto twonty
fivo or more years ago.
Tho live stock Judging team mot this
morning and mado a trip to tho Frod
McClymott farm and from there to tho
Stato Farm. This aftornoon they will
visit tho Frank Strolberg farm also
tho Landholm farm.
Engineer Davo Hardin has returned
from Chula Vista, Calif., whero ho
was called by tho death of Mrs. George
Dioncr, who passed away suddenly. Ho
says Mr. Dioncr expects to soil his
property in California and return to
Ray Cummlngs who for several
weeks has been doing special work
In Denver for tho P. F. E. Co., has
boon visiting his family for a fow days
while onrouto to Council Bluffs whero
ho is regularly employed.
C. E. Ell, who recently purchased
a lot In tho GOO block on East Fifth
street of Guy Swopo, has let tho con
tract for tho erection of a $6,000 bung
alow jwihich ho will occupy when com
Tho War Mothers will meet Friday
evening at tho homo of Mrs. J. W.
Fitzpatrlck. They will bo entertained
by Mcsdames, Wood Wlilto, Fred
Payno and W. C. Elder.
HIGHEST MARKET PRICES
Cream and Produce
HARDING CREAM CO.
Phone 81 Across from Depot
AMERICAN LEGION ELECTS DELE
GATES TO CONVENTION
Onco asaiu tho Chautauqua la
thing of tho past It was a source of
jpleasuro to thoso wjho attended and
It is to be regretted that tho number
attending was small when compared
with tho. size of tho city. Tho Standard
Chautauqua Bureau sent every number
according to tho contract and every
company was hero at tho tlmo sched
uled and presented a program that
was as advertised. Tho weather was
regular Chautauqua watlier, possibly
tho hottest weok, all through tho
season, but Chautauqua fans expect
that kind and probably would bo dis
appointed if tho weather man handed
out any other kind. Two largo electric
fans over tho audience and ono on
thp platform helped a little, keeping
tho air moving at least. There were
Jour lecturers and all Had chosen
subjects dealing with our country and
Its problems, showing that tho wel-
faro of tho nation Is nnsorblng tho
thought and attention of our thinking
men. Tho musical attractions wero
varied and tho performors of generally
Tho only real crowd enjoyed tho pre
sentation of "Tho Shepherd of tho
Hills". Tho Chautauqua has boon a
pleasant holiday for thoso who attend
ed and has broken tho monotony of a
vacationless summer for many people
Tho members of tlio American Le
gion mot laBt ovening at tho Loglon
hall and oloctcd delegates and alter
nates to tho Stato convention. This
convention lwjlll bo hold at York, Sept
ember 18, 19 and 20. Tho following
delegates woro olocted; B. L. Cochran,
Dr. C. A. Solby. Harold Langford, A.
C. Tilloy, B. B. Mlltonborgor, A. W.
Sandall, H. R. Bradley. Tho alternates
aro J. R. McKIrahon, Robert Land, E.
H.. Evans, R. P. Zonts, P. A. Nolan,
Cecil F. Cool, and Carl Westonfold.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
Dr. Rcdflcld transacted professional
business in Suthorland Sunday.
Mrs. Omar Huff and daughter aro
expected homo tho last of tho week
from Portland whoro thoy havo beon
visiting relatives for soveral weeks.
Mrs. W. H. Hazoncamp and son ro
turned last weok from Lexington
whero thoy Bpent several wcoks visit
Mr. nd Mrs. C. R. Morey will ro
turn iomorow from a two week's
auto trip to Donvor, Colorado Springs
and Estes Park.
Miss Margaret Sullivan of Grand
Island arrived tho lattw part of last
week and Is visiting her sistor Mrs.
NORTH PLATTE LOSES
A letter rocolvcd by W. J. Tlloy to
day announced thnt tilo commlttoo
to which has been dologated tho bo-
lcction of a slto for tho proposed flvo
mllltpn dollar Yeoman Home for
Children will reach North Platto
Soptombor 19 and romain tho follow
ing day. It is tho intention of tho
commlttoo, appointed by tho Chamber
of Commerce, to moot tho Yeoman
commlttoo in Omaha and escort them
to this city.
Plans for tho cntortainment of tho
visitors havo not boon fuly completed
dux toninuvo arrangements can lor
nn ontortainment and banquet by tho
local lodgo of Yeoman and a luncheon
and ovening mooting by tho Chamber
of Commorco. Tho business end of tho
conference will lncludo a visit to flvo
or bIx sites which tho local commlttoo
consider como wtln tho Jroqulro
monts domanded by tho location com
mlttoo. Tho ncrfiago domanded by tho
commlttoo Is not less tuan ono thou
sand nor moro than two thousand.
LOCAL AND PEItSONAL
LEGIONAIRES SUFFER THE FIRST
SHUT-OUT GAME OF THE
In tho most sensational ' Holding
gomo played this season North Platto
lost to tho fast Omaha Btoro team
at tho fairgrounds Sunday afternoon
by a Bcoro of 4 to 0. Pitcher Linn of
Kimball who started tho gomo for
North Platto waB niaked four runs
which dofoatod tho logionalros. Linn
was unable to fiold his position in a
manner to keop tho gato city playors
from scoring. Ho got by tho first Inn
ing in good shape but in tho second
tho first three up, Omaha layed down
and boat out bunts and scored on a hit
down third baso which might havo
boon fiolded by Jones. Omaha scorod
again in tho fourth with ono man
down and second and third occupied.
Linn was sent to tho showers and
Toddonhoff took ftp tho burden which
proved light as ho Btruck out tho first
flvo men who faced him and allowed
ono hit In flvo Innings, striking out
ton men. North Platte hit McDormott
of Omaha hard but with sensational
fielding behind him ho blankod tho
Nprth Platto club for tho first tlmo
this Benson. Tho outstanding foaturcs
of tho game woro tho sensational
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Falrburn arrived j catches by tho Omaha loft and center
today to spend a fc(w.days visiting at floldors, and Boals phenomenal catches
tho W. A. Buchfinch homo. Thoy aro in right fiold, also Cool's shoo string
B. T. Cullen, who has beon manager
for tho North Platto Mercantile Co.,
has been transferred to Casper, Wyo.,
and Iwflth his family will leave for that
city Thursday. Ho will bo succeeded
by Jack Honry, who has been assist
ant manager of tho North Platto house.
During Mr. Cullen's management tho
business has incrcasod 300 per cent
which Is ovidenco of his ability as a
manager. Ho has beon well pleased
with llfo In North Platto and loaves
tho city with considerable reluctance.
onrouto to tholr homo at St. Paul.
Our lino of Roy Croft hand ham
mered copper vases, book onds, desk
sets, etc., offors many original gift
suggestions. Dixon tho Jowtolor.
Mr and Mrs. W. T. Alden and
daughtor havo roturned from a sixty
day auto trip to Yollowstono Park,
Portland, Seattle and Los Angeles.
Thoy enjoyed tho trip of sevonal thou
It Is annduncod that tho Rotary
Club picnic, at which tho Klwanlans
and their ladles Iwfill bo tho guests,
will bo held in a grovo noar Blgnoll
next Monday ovening and that tho
Supper will bo served by tho ladles
of tho Blgnoll Community Club.
Not only woro the boiler flues at
tho asphalt plant ropTaced last week,
but othor repairs woro mado, and tho
big machine was started yestorday
and is in condition to oporato contln
uouBly until tho weather becomes too
cold to spread asphalt
Members of tho Rotary Club wero
cntortainod at luncheon yoBtorday with
short talks by Rev. Patterson, H. J.
Vandorhoof, and Keith Novlllo and
thirty mlnuto address by Rov. H. E.
Hesfl on tho subjoot of "Subsidies."
catch from tho Texas loglonalro.
Mrs, Elmor Cdatos roturned Satur
day from Woodrlvor whoro alio was
called several weoka ago by tho Ill
ness of hor motnor Mrs. Bowman.
Mrs. Harry Mitchell and children
loavo today for Donvor to visit rel
atives for two wooks. Thoy will mako
tho trip by auto'.
Frank Payne and family of Staplo
ton shopped in tho city Saturday.
acorgo white of Suthorland waB a
business visitor in tho city Saturday.
Tho J. F. F. club moots this aftor
noon nt tho homo of Mrs. I. A. Trout.
Clma. Bacon of Chappoll spont tho
weok end In tho city visiting friends.
Mrs. C. E. CarlBon of Horshey was
a business visitor In tho, city Satur
day. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Li ley of Staplo
ton visited friends in the city last
Miss Lola Bane of Yankun, South
Dakota, camo last weok to. visit rela
tives. Mr. nnd Mrs. Elmor Nlckols of Mad
drld woro business visitor in tho city
Honry Hanor loft yostorday ' for
Lowollon to spond sovoral days visit
Miss Ethel McWllllams Is enjoying
a two weeks vacation from tho New
ton Book storo.
Allco Nisloy underwent nn oper
ation at tho Platto Valley hospital
Sunday for appondlcltus.
Mrs. Joo Stono returned Monday
from Lincoln whoro sho was called
by tho (loath of a friend.
MIbb Hnrrlotto Potorson of Wallace-,
ylBitod In (ho city last wook -as tho
guest of Miss Gorturdo Horner.
Shannon Moutjoy of South Omaha,
roportor for tho Gonoral Stockman of
South Omaha Is transacting business
in tho city.
Frank Behrison of Madrid under
went an operation at tho Platto Val
loy hospital Sunday for tho removal
Miss Florence Fltzglbbon has ro
sumod hor duties at tho O'Connor storo
aftor a two weoks vacation spont in
McCook and Cozad.
Their Job To Keep Our Home Fires Burning
Here arc the mm who arc to try to keep us all supplied in coal this winter They arc olliccrs of Coal
HEmercency Communion, created by President Harding. These men each have full authority in their respcc-l
tivc districts. Front row, left to right, shows Clyde B. Aitchison, Commissioner; John C. Roth, Director
Bureau of Service; E. II. Dc Groot, Jr., Assistant Director; and F. C. Smith, Chief Inspector. Second Row
J. B. Ford, Birmingham, Ala.; I). S. Robertson, Biucfield, W. Va.; C. C. Scmple Huntington.. W. Va.; C. S.
Reynolds, Knoxvillc, Tcnn,; II. M. Priest, Louisville, Ky.; W. L, Barry, Norton Va.; and S. J. Mayhood,
Thurmond, W. Va.