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TUESDAY nnd FltlllAX
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, SEPTEMBER 5, 1922.
INTEREST IN IRRIGATION
OF PLAIJi VALLEY GROWS
Government Engineers To Report On Lower Platte Val
ley Irriati(n Project By October First-
Idea Grows In Favor.
Tho farmers of LIrcoln, Dawson and Buffalo counties who llvo in tho j
valloy of tho Platto rlcr aro becoming moro intorested In tho irrigation '
project which was lauAiod last whiter, as tho time nears fori tho report of j
tho engineers as to ost. Word comes from Denver that tho report (will 1
probably bo ready by, October first. Tho call for tho last installment of tho J
oxpenses of tho survey camo last week and was answerea ty a rcmittanco
of fifteen hundred dollars. This is tho last of tho eighteen thousand dollars
which has been raised by tho people o tho threo counties for tho cxponso
of tho preliminary sirvey. Of tho last
installment, Lincoln county paid $375,
Buffalo county f?75 and Dawson
county $750. Tho; amount was pro
rated according 6 estimated acreage
to bo irrigated. Tho recent hot and
dry weather has turned tho attention
of many to tho merits of the project.
Ono man down cast of horo is report
ed to havo irrigated several acres of
wheat last spring by a big pump. Ho
got thlrty-fivo bushels per aero from
tho several acres he irrigated and only
seven from tho rest of the field. "West
of hero aro fields of corn which are iMrs- O. It. Robinson, formerly Miss
as green as they wero a month ago. Bessie Otton, died in Denver Sunday
Tho report of the engineers is expect- 1("ifiht after an illness of about two
ed to give tho routes of tho canals, 'hours. She and her husband in
tho location of tho reservoirs and tho company with Mr. and Mrs. Vlckery
ostimated cost of tho projott with went to Denver Saturday, leaving
much other data bearing on the value 'hero in tho early afternoon. They
and cost. The extremo western part expected to bo thero in time for tho
of tho county is interested in what North Platte-Wheatland ball gamo
Is known as the Tri-C'ounty Project on Sunday afternoon. During tho
which is boing .worked out by Engin- , evening she became ill and death J.
eer Burke of Denver. Mr. Burko has came suddenly. Tho message did
said that he can locate a reservoir not carry any further particulars. It
having a capacity of 55,000 aero feet Ms thought that heart failure must,
at a cost of less than twenty-five ''have been tho causo of her death as
SUDDEN DEATH IS
SHOCK TO FRIENDS
3S. 0. It ItOBINSON IS ST1UCKEN
' WHILE ON WESTKltN
"He who would a court-in go" !
SUCKER STATE SONS
ROLD ANNUAL PICNIC
l'KOl'LE FItO.M ILLINOIS MEKT FOIt
TIIKIK ANNUAL GOOD
SHORT STORIES OF
PEOPLE AND THINGS
NINETEEN TWKKTIM'WO HAD THE
HOTTEST AUGUST IN TUN
CENT HAPPENINGS IN THIS
The weather summary for August 1
has just boon issued by Forecaster
Shilling. It shows tho mean teinpor-
ITEMS OF INTEREST ABOUT HE-1 at,u,r! 'or tho month to have been 77
i wmcn is nouer man any juiy since
j 1013. Tho highest tcmperaturo was
102 on tho last day of tho month,
i Four days previous to that, tho thor-
jmometcr went dcw(n to within slx
Tho total number of auto licenses teen degrees of tho freezing point.
.issued to Soptombor 1 by County , v l0ls precipitation was s.su in.
4113 This which was exceeded both last year
Thero In an
j . , - . i 1 1 i:tU J XX Mb J fcUU " HIVTT IJ
izod a big corporation to nanciie a roached altitudes much higher than , ... ..... . .. !
beet sugar project and any other in- Denver so it was not considered tm- , tlon of over an Inch and a half Blnco
stitution which may aeem desirable Bafo for her t0 go tnor0i Mrs. nob. Tho Norlu Platto Womans' club . tho flrst of ttf0 ycar Thoro woro 27
to iouow uio acceptance m ui ir- inBon waB a North platt0 girl hav- haa contracted with tho Rogers Pro- clcar day8. 4 'Dartiy cloudy and nlno
Tho general character
dollars an aero. The&e figures aro Bhe had been subject to a weakened
bolow his first estimate and he is 1 heart condition for Borne tlnio. Last
cmTvmlfHnf fli nr-n 4n artAi-l.'lnl lata flnr i . ... . .1 . . i ..fntx t.. !
:r: Vr T7: 'T-BU w B" luauu . y l",1Dil Treasurer Soudor was
weening, iuwbuu tou,.Ly na0 ui Kau-, mother In Idaho ana on tnat trip. . . . mttr . . aW,vland tlio vear before.
ing received her scnooung nero anu aucmg uo. to put on "au ADoara- an cioudy.
! graduated from tho high school. Sho hero on Sopt. 28 and 29.
John Herrod, Jr. has resumed his leaves hor husband, "Bob" Robinson nouncomcnts will bo made later,
Thursday was Illinois day in Lin.
Icoln county. Ono hundrod tori of
hor formor citizens attended tho
Illinois picnic at the City park and
they camo from nil parts of tho
county. Tho dinner was Borvod
cafeteria stylo. Tho dinnor consist
ed of fried Bprlng chicken with nil
tho trimmings, lemon and applo pic,
fresh strawberries with puro cream
from tho country, angel food nnfl
pound cako, watormollon, coffco, lom
onado nnd ico tea and wlicn nil had
boon . satisfied thoro was "onough
loft ovor to sorvo a hundred moro"
na ono diner expressed It. After tho
dinner they enjoyed a numbor of
good sports among which was a juven
llo raco won by Vlllars Hayes with
Louisa Flotchor second; a heavy
manB raco won by Chas. Wyman ot
this city, Poto Gorman of Ogallola
second and Adam Scnsol of this city
third. In tho loan mans' rnco Italpn
Slmwgo camo In first and O. A. Car
'roli second. In tho fat lady's raco
Lola Moroy won with Mrs. O. A
Carroll second. Harry Stobbins won
tho peanut rnco and Blufort Hayes
took second. Tho prizes woro do
nated by mombors of tho Klwanis
club nnd consistod of silk hoso, gold
watch, overalls, silk shirts, boxcB ot
candy and other articles. Mr.
Howard ot Bockford, 111. gavo a
song ontltlod "Short Skirts" for
which ho had won a vrlzo In sme
contest In ono of tho Illinois univer
sities. Mr. and Mrs. Andrcss each
gavo a short talk. At tho businosa
soBsion I. L. Stobblus was unanimous
Noel Bullock, driving a car of 183 olectod president for Uio, hlra
cubic lnchoB displacement out-distanc- year and Mrs. Anna L. Donogaif vUs
cd all other drivers In tho fourth f elected S scratary-Trcasuror.
annual Plko's Peak hill climb yoster- ( :o: :
dny and wtJn tho PonroBO trophy cup ' Thero Is a very nlco custom spring-
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as well ns tho prize monoy in ins ing up " over mo cuumry wmwi i
class. His tlmo was 19:50:4. King appropriate nnd nppuals to all
Rhiley driving a largo car was first 'Sunday evening
in his class, his timo being 20:05. Mr,
BULLOCK WINS THE
PIKES PEAK RACE
NORTH PLATTE HKIYEll FIRST IN
NATIONAL LABOR DAY
boforo tho oponlng
of school in tho fall is called school
Full an-o th0 month may bo oxprosBed by Bullock is proprietor of tho Bullock rocognitfon nlghf. Tho churches lndi-
tho words hotter and dryer than School of Flying and has shown him- vldually or collectively invito tho. of-
Georgo Schrecongost, custodian of usual
surpriso as his car waa ono of his
duties at the Rexnll Drug storo after 0f ho S & R SerVlco Station, three
two weeks vacation spent with his Small children, her mother and her
sister Mrs. William Nelson at Al- brother and sisters to g'rlovo for hor.
liance. wun hnftv war in arrive on tho morn-
W. J. Hendy and family havo reach- Ing train from4 Denver. Tho f unoral creasIn&
ed Yellowstone park and are enjoying : date has not been announced as wo
mo scenery uiero una wtm m u. KO iu North Platto noonlo will remember
letter Mr. Hendy says "From what :o: MrBi Tliur8t0n as Miss Josephine . Miss Mary Dyo of Sallnn, Kansas
wo learn from tourists who havo pre- MIb8 Murl BrUnton of Lincoln ar- Labor day was celebrated in North Goodman( and a u0i03 0f tho late camo Saturday. Sho will teach Spnnish
coeded us, tho Cody way is tho mos riye(1 ,n tho clty Sunday. Sho will , Platto by tho closing of tho banks, ot thls clty sho lfl a flIstor ot E n I Jh Ul0 inBii school this fall,
beautiful and now wo believe it or teach ln the Jefferson school thl's postoffico, county offices and stopp- Goodman, and a nolec of tho lale ' Miss Oladys Hanson returned to 'her
nothing has compared with the grand-. al,t i Ing of all work by union labor. Tho .oK w P ay. At Thormopolls, homo in Counc.Il -Bluffs yoatorday
eur of Silver pass in which tho great) , o-rivn.i vAstnr. ! business houses and offices wore wVOmimr thov mot Richard Cox who, ,ila , u
open as usual ana tnero was no has filed on a mud flat, tho contents wim. relatives
the Free Auto camp says tho .Vnber ( hulldlngs aro over crowded or not.
nP anfna nf lin pnmn Ih filnwlv iln.
ii' n l.i 1 1 1 ,1 1 ii ,"T nnrl i n ti ti nt arttlMl alv
Somo nights thoro aro not While in Cody, Wyoming last week " 7"
fnlron infn mnnliiorntlnn liv HinnA wnn
ovor iniruy luviu. uv iumi iui uu ...... ... ..,. .. ..v.u ...vi.-
August was 1521 an average of about ' taincd by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thurston maK0 1,10 lorocnsu.
fifty a day.
solf to bo a daring auto driver and flclals of tho school rtiirt tho teachers.
alrplano pilot. His victory enmo as a I to attend tho BorvEccs. Somo of thorn
aro urgod to tako part on tho pro
8rnm. Tho following program .was
glvon at ono of tho Koarney churches
InBt Sunday ovonlng Address, Siipt.
Wlrslg; "If I woro In School Again"
Goorgo Borgort; "Whoro our School
Taxes Go", Mrs. L. W. Tolbort; "Edu
cating both Heart nnd Brain", Dr.
tt t . t f 1 a4-a1 nnrl nrlinn
BHUSUUUU "am 'a , ;r day from Iowa. Sho will havo charge
onco ono has reached the summit the Household Arts department
view of Yellowstone Lake and the Te- 4""s . v . tho .
ton mountains can anything wo havo uu""b w
as usual ana tnero was
parado or other celebration of any 0f which aro
said to bo a euro for
We have secured the sole agency
for Lincoln county of the Sewert Oil
This Burner has a Reputation of
twenty years successful operation and
sold under a guarantee.
Will he pleased at any time to give
you a demonstration.
Robert A. Philips,
PLUMBING AND HEATING,
121 West 6th St. Telephone No. 419.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Mlko McFnddon of
Hastings returned homo Sunday after
t li TTnnlffin nrwl Pn.tnrson
C. H. Nicholas and family of Dou-1 ,lom08
point, Kansas motored to North i
Tho United States civil Bervlco Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Striolz aro on-hUto last week and visited with tho ( Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred Elliott returned
commission announces an open com- Joying a two-woeka visit from tholr , family of their son, Harloy Nicholas Sunday from points ln Illinois whoro
potitivo examination to bo held at daughter, Ruth who arrived from1IvlnS JUBt west of tho city, mo thoy visited tholi- son for sovoral
North Platte, Sept. 23 for tho pur- Chicago Saturday. Miss Striotz has!oldor Mr. Nicholas is an undo of R. i weeks.
poso of gottlng a messenger boy or boon taking work at tho University C- and J. W. Calhoun of this city,
girl for tho local weather bureau. 0f Chicago and at tho closo of tho A. II. Blvans returned Frldny from
Application blanks and all doslrcd Hummor term last week was granted a vacation trip to Holly, Colorado
information can bo obtained at the u10 jj. A. degree. During tho com- whoro ho visited his sister, Mrs. no-
Ono of our roportors 'picked up
an item on tho streot and It appeared
l ilint T-vtii Onrlitt nf Wfl 1 IflP.n
v. : t: " " , , ' University Bho will visit tho differ.
was In North Platto and drove homo '
Ing year sho will bo a member of tho ronco Mackabco for ten days. Ho made
faculty of tho Bureau of Educational j tho trip by auto and la enthusiastic
Itesearch of tho University of Illin-' about that moans of trnvol. Ho will
ols. In addition to hor work at tho , return to his work at tho poat offlco
Miss Billy WilHumB has resumed
hor duties nt tho Wilcox Department
storo after a weeks vacation Bpcnt
with relatives at St. Paul, Nobrnaska.
Mrs. Vorhccs Lucas and sistor Miss
Margaret Campbell returned yostcrdny
from Toronto, Canada whoro thoy
spent tho summor visiting rolatlveB.
a now Dodgo car. Tho car was a
Bulck wo wero told yesterday. It
was not tho Intontlon of tho reporter
to advortlso any car and yet having
mado tho mistake wo aro anxious to
correct It by this statement.
W. II. Klmborly of Lincoln, secret
ary of tho NoorasKa aiaio ouuuujr
School Association was In tho city
Friday on his way from ono country
association to another Mr. Klmborly
is a veteran in tho Sunday School
work ln thlB stato and Is woll known
for tho good work ho has dono. Ho
says tho meetings ovor tno stato aro
especially good this year and thoy
aro being bettor attended than usual.
ent school ByBtoms over the stato and
whoro help Is noedod In classifying
exceptional children Bho will assist.
Tho Boy Scouts broko camp FrI.
day and camo to tho city reporting
a big timo and a f Ino camp. It was
a businosa Hko affair from tho bogln-1
nine to tho ond. Between twenty
and twonty-flvo boys wero thoro all
tho timo. Thoy got up at Blx ln tho
morning and woro put undor a cola
shower after brisk sottlng-up cxer
cIseB. This was tho beginning of a
stronuous day which lasted until nlno
o'clock in tho evening. Scout Ex
ecutive Stephens was with thom all
tho tlmo and ono or moro of tho
other scout officials woro thoro to
Tho city BchoolB opouod this morn- afli8t him. Regular scout activities
ing. All tho tcachcra woro oxpectod wtu Blart noxt whon tho differ
to bo on hand except Miss Alta Mun-cnt troups will moot as usual.
singer, who is not yet returned from i ;o;
hor European trip. Sho will bo horo i Miss Bossto Shoyw spout tho week
ln a fow days. Enrollments in tno
high school began: at nlno o'clock
and will contlnuo until all pupils
aro properly aBBlgnod. Thoro woro
no figures to indlcato whether any
ond ln Horshoy visiting hor paronts.
Mrs. W. F. KIncald of Maxwell was
brought to tho city Wednesday whoro
uho entered tho Chiropractic hospital
will buy a new Dodge Bros.
Where else canyon obtain such value?
( A minimum payment of $411.80
and monthly payments can be
arranged. Ash us.
J. V. ROMIGIL Dealer