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TUESDAX f""! lUtlDAY
NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, OCTOBER 24, 1922.
HERE IS MOONING
DELEGATUS ARRIVE ON EVERY
TRAIN AND OFFICERS
Tho first session ottho Twenty-1
sovcntU annual convontiop ol tho Ne- I
braskn Federation of Woman's clubs;
opened this morning at tho Methodist
church in this city. It was a busl
nos session and wa3 confined to tho
roports, of committees and officers.
Sosslons will bo held each morning,
afternoon and evening until tho close I
of tho convention on Thursday oven-!
Thoro are two fedorated clubs in
Bayard; ono is called tho Woman's
club and tho other tho Wild Horse
Thcro Is no election of officers at '
the convention so thoro is not tho con- J
vention politics which mark somo I
such gatherings. Tho officers aro I
elected each two years and this is tho I
off year. W
One of the hostess clubs which is
often overlooked is tho Alphla Dol-i
phian Society of this city. This is a'
regularly organized and federated club !
nnd while tho club Is comparatively!
small it is doing its part 'In looking j
aftor tho entertainment of tho visiting '
Tho Nobraska Federation of Wo
man's clubs was organized in Omaha
in 1891 with Mrs. James H. Canfield
ns president. The federation has hold
a convention each year since that
date making tho present convention
tho twenty-seventh convention of tho
stato federation. This is the first'
time the convention has .been held in ,
North Platte and marks the point j
farthest west where a state convention !
has been lield to dale. ' ' '
Tho offlcors of tho Nebraska Feder
ation of Woman's clubs for tho pas't
year aro Mrs. Edgar B. Penny, Fuller
ton, president; Mrs. James T. Lees,
T.lncnln. viptvnroslilnnt TUrs. Tl. TV
Kingsbury. Grand Island. recordlnB ,
secretary; Mrs. W. E. MInlcr, Oak
land, corresponding secretary; Mrs.
'Pn.nl f!. Pnrrvmnn. Ord. trreisnrnr :
Mrs. S. Otoner, Seward, auditor and'
Mrs, John Slaker, Hastings, general
The stato convention of Woman's Slmmono of Scottsbluff were callers at
clubs is a representative body. The!the w- R- c- mcetlns whlcn was held
members are elected to represent red-l,n tho Episcopal club houso last Sat
orated clubs and after. tho convention1 urday aoon. Tho ladies served
thoy must return to their homo cW11 refreshments.
and mako a report of the convention.; Tho Frklay state Journal had a
This is not so easy as ono would think. plcturQ of L,cutcnnnt Colonel E. S.
and tho members aro alert to the dif-JDav,3 of NorUl platto on tho front
foront ovents of tho session so they c Tho tltlo rofora to hls p0altion
may mako complete and Interesting ln tho Grand of 0d Foll0ws
reports. Many of tho membern tako nnd shows tho regpoct ln whlch ho ls
notes while tho addresses aro being, hQ,d by hlg 0(lg0 brother3i
given and use these notes in making
up tho report. Senator Georgo W. Norris is to
Wheat Is Nature's Best Food
Nature has provided for man a great multitude of
nourishing foods. The most perfect of these is wheat
the staff of life. Bread made from good wheat is perfect
food. But the wheat must be properly ground or it will
lose some of its qualities for health making.
SIOUX LOOKOUT FLOUR
Is made right by tho latest designed milling ma
chinery.. With it the house wife can mako those big crusty
brown loaves which appeal to the members of the family.
AT ALL GROCERS.
Guess What They Are Talking About
0-R.RR I WISH I HAD ftC a WIWW ES NOeEPY,BEf?r. IH
TAK2M MAW'S AOVl'CE M A W , M dtJ ( Goiri It) VJCAR KThL&TIC
lcH ' L .i'
a-line of Jr -Mlfe - -Z Jf.t a Mi Wi
SHORT STORIES OF
PEOPLE AND TRIN6S
'TEMS OF INTEREST ABOUT RE
CENT HAPPENINGS IN THIS
The distribution of members of -the
1 Liincom county commltteo or one
Hundred is as follow:
.'83, Sutherland 71,
Brady 9, Maxwell 22.
The marriage of Clairo C. James 31, 1
of North Platte and Mrs Ina J. Smyth
27 of Glarkdalo, Mississippi was per
formed by Rev. N. P. Patterson aftor
tho Hcenso had been secured Saturday
from Juilg0 Woahurst
Judge Humphroy of Broken Bow
Chas. E. Allen of Cozad and Robert
PROMINENT NORTH PLATTE DOC
TOR LEAYES FOB A ,
Dr. J. R. McKlrahan, ono of ia
city's most prominent physicians for
tho past fow ycara left this morning
for Pichor, Oklahoma whero ho willj
tako chargo of tho American hospital j
at that placo. Dr. McKlrahan leaves
a wide clrclo of friends, all of whom '
wish him well In his new work.
speak in North Piatto on Mond,
October 30 at 8 p. m. The place i-has .
not yet been announced. Tho address
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Is expected to offset tho address by
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hls colleguc, Senator Hitchcock and 1
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to show the other side of tho quos-
tlons at issuo,
At a mooting of tho directors of tho with its policy of making moro room
Chamber of Commerco last Thursday, for tho children of tho schools. Tho
a voto of thanks was ordorcd extended j building will bo furnaco heated and
to the boy scouts of tho city for tho i woll lighted. It will cost in tho nolgh
courteou3 servlco extended to tho ' borhood of ?5,000. when tho plumbing
taachors during tho district conven
tion held last week. Tho boys woro
untiring ln helping In' every way.
R. L. Cochran, Vincent Roddy and
Arthur Barraclough returned yester
day morning from tho American Leg-
ion National Convention at New
Orleans They report a moro satis
factory convention thnn that held at
Kansas City last year, partly bocauso
thoro was not so much rough stuff
and partly bocauso there was moro at
tractions to seo and hear. Tho crowd
was largo but tho hotel section is
scattorcd and in tho way It differed
I from Kansas City whero .tho hotels
'are located so closely together. Tho
: next convention Is to bo at San .Fran
1 Roy Cochran visited the Shlloh
battlefield, a fow miles out from Cor
inth, Mississippi, on his way to Now
1 Orleans. Ho says that ln tho great
! battle of Shlloh Nebraska which was
then a territory, had two regiments
i of soldiers, ono commanded by Colonel
! John M. Thayer who was promoted
to Major-Gonoral on that battlefield.
Ho says Nobraska is tho" only stato
( which had troops In tho battlo of
Shlloh, which does not havo somo kind
of a marker hero. American Loglon
men havo determined to boo that a
J markor of somo kind ls placed on that
! batUeflold nnd plans will bo made ln
i tho near futuro for raising tho monoy.
Earl Earhurt spent tho wcok end ln
Cozad visiting with his family.
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Don and daugh
ter Luclllo returned to their homo in
St. Charles, Minn., after visiting for
tho past week at tho' J. C Den homo.
NEW SCHOOL ROUSE
TWO-BOOM STKUCTUltE IS BEING
BUILT IN COBY AD
DITION Tho boarQ of oducaUon haa.lot R
contract tQ JoM f(jr th() orcc.
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tion of a two-room school building on
. . . . . .. , ,
west Fourth street In tho Cody -ad-
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dltlon. Recontly it purchased a half-
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i contract for tho building ls in lino
and heating systems hnvo been In
stalled. Tho two rooms nro oxpoctod
to tako caro of tho primary grade
chlldron of that part of tho city and
In this way rollovo tho crowded con
dition in tho Washington school. v Tho
building like the others erected hero
latoly lfJ ony n tcmpornry Btructuro
to cnablo tho city to tako caro of its
school growth until moro substantial
buildings can bo erected.
TRIBUNE TO PUBLISH DIRECTORY
FOB LINCOLN COUNTY
Tho Trlbuno Is proparing a direct
ory for Lincoln county farmors which
will bo of value to ovory rural family
in tho county. It will contain much
Information about tho boys nnd girls
clubs, Uvo stock industry, tho agricul
tural organizations and. tho matters
of interest to farmers. Tho directory
will bo sent freo to every farmer who
requests it previous to publication.
Just sny "Sond mo tho Farmer's
Directory for 1922" nnd you will got
It. Don't doluy. No charges if namo
is received boforo tho directory la
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E. V. Cooper transacted business 1n
Mrs. Sholton Polndoxtcr loft yostor
day for Ovid, Colorado whero sho will
visit for a fow days.
Miss Allco Bouthwoll loft this morn"
Ing for Chicago after visiting sovoral
days with Miss Janet McDonald.
Mrs. A. A. Elliott returned yester
day from Excelsior Springs. Mo.,
sho received medical .troafc,-
for County Treasurer.
COMMITTEE 01' ONE HUNDRED
HAS FOUR HUNDRED
Four hundred men and womon of
Lincoln county havo signed tho dec
laration of prlnolplos of tho Lincoln
county Conimittoo of Ono Hundred.
Tho exact numbor yostordny was 102.
Tho chairman of tho committoo, 13. M.
Roynodls, said "Wo aro recolving
now names and lists by each mall so
that tho numbor will bo much largor
than 400. Tho dry forces in Lincoln
county aro wldo awnko and do not
proposo to allow candidates to bio
elected ""without tho voter knowing
whom thoy stand on this issuo.
"Membership In tho committee- is
llmltod to thoso who bollovo in tho
strict onforcomont of tho liquor laws
of tho stato and nation and who do not
bellovo in legalizing tho salo of wlnos
DAVIS ELECTED BY GRAND LODGE
OF NEBRASKA ODD
E. S. Davis of this city was oloctod
Grand Scrlbd tho Encnmpmont nnd
Grand Secretary of tho Odd Fellows
of tho stato of Nobrabka, on tho first
ballot at tho stato convontldn of that
ordor nt Lincoln Thursday. Tho offico
has boon hold during tho paBt twonty
yours or moro by I. P. aago of Fro
mont nnd Is a vory importnut position.
It Is said to pay $3,500 a year and to
rcqulro tho tlmo of moro than ono
person to handle tho buslnoss of tho
grand lodgo of tho ordor.
NORTH PLATTE MAN SENIOR
ENGINEER ON NEBRASKA
Tho current number of tho Union
Pacific Mogazine contains n fine half
tono of J. II. Fonda of this city and
tho following article which tho Trl
buno is glad to present to its rondors.
James Henry Fonda is tho nonior en
gineer on tho Nobrnska Division. Ho
wa3 born in Oswogo County,- Now
York, September 17, 1858. Ho entered
tho sorvico or the Union Pacific R. It.
as freight hnndlcr at Council Bluffs in
Novombor, 187fi, under Capt. Spooror,
gonornl agent. At thnt tlmo Major
Boyor was gonoral foromnn. In Mnrch
1877, ho transferred to tho mechanical
department at North Platto as a wiper
In August, 1878 h0 wont to firing, and
on July 1, 1882 was promoted to on
ginoor. On February 9, 1898, ho was
assigned to a regular passenger run.
Ho has been ln thnt sorvico for tho
last 25 years, and has mado somo of
tho fastostruns on record. Ho Is still j
In service between North Platto and'
Mr. Fonda ownB his homo at North
Platto, a modorn ono story bungalow.
A Bon, F. M. Fonda, ls an electrical on
glneor for the S. P. & S. at Vancouver,
Wash. Anothpr son Arthur II. ls an
oporntor for th0 O. S. L. at Salt Lako.
Dr. J. E. Fonda, another son, is n den
tist nt Wlnnetka, 111. A daughter Mrs.
D. II. Tarkington, lives nt Wnllaco,
Neb. Sho will bo rcmombored as Mlsa
Blanche Fonda, for sovoral years In
various departments of North Plntto.
Mr. Fonda has pulled somo of tho
noted men of tho country, E. II. Harri
son, Jay Gould, John D. Rockofollor
Jr., and many othors.
Ono of tho members of tho local D.
A. R. has prosontod tho city library
with a gift of fourteen volumns on
history. Tho members of othor orga
nizations hnvo boon giving books to
tho city library In tho namo of the
organization nnd It haB provon very
satisfactory to all concerned.
E. H. SPRINGER
Mr. Sprlngor was dofeated In tho primary by a combination of
somo Republicans and tho Democrats and Progressives, thoroby do
foatlng tho Intent of tho Primary law. Ho ontors tho rnco again only
on tho solicitation of his friends over tho county, who urge him to
run and who havo promised him their support.
Your voto will bo appreciated. f , ", ' , ''
Wrlto tho abovo namo on tljto ballot and placo an (x)( opposite it
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FIRE PREVENTION 13
CHIDREN FILL OUT INSPECTION1
BLANKS ON PIKE PREVENTION
During tho rccont firo provontlon
wook, tho local firo prevention board
j distributed blanks to tho pupils in tho
public schools asking thorn to tnko
them homo nnd fill them out with tho
holp of their parents nnd return them
to the school. Prizos wcro awarded
for tho best reports. Thoy wcro ln
tho'nmln so woll written and show
such n thorough knowledge that they
dosorvo praise. Tho local papors told
of tho prize winnors nnd of tho con
tost nt tho timo but somo of tho moro
Interesting answers to tho twonty-flvo
.questions ha,vo been plckod out nnd
Tho Bocond question was "How do
you turn 1n n firo alarm?" Most of tho
pupils said to call central and giro
tho location of tho firo. Ono boy said,
"Tclophono next door" anothor said
"Bo quick nnd koop calm." Ono lad
HUggosted that you "go ovor to tho
watorworks" while- anothor took tho
mnttcr out of tho hands of ovoryono
nnd stated that you should turn In tho
alarm by "blowing n whistle." Tho
placo to turn in tho nlnrm -varied nil
tho way from "call pollco lieadquart
ors to tho oloctrio light plant." Ono
girl said to "tolophono or hollar fire."
Anothor said to call fireman's club
rooms. A llttlo girl thought it
would bo host to "notify parents and
Inroply to ono question, "what is
your bnsomont or cellar .used for no
child mentioned a stilt lut almost
ovory othor uso was glvon. "Nothing"
wns a common answer although by
far tho largost numbor of replies said
thoro was no collar or basement. Ono
lnd said tho collar was to keop the
gas-motor In, but most of thorn said
jt wns tho placo for storago of coal,
"Is thoro any rubbish in' tho yard
thnt will burn:" brought tills, reply
from ono Ind, "No, my dad kcops It
all cleaned up.' Many papors told of
woods, grass, and kindling in tho ynrd
but tho most of tho replies woro
CUT!! TO HOLD ANNUAL BAZAAR
AND SUPPER SOUTH OF
Tho I. F. F. club will hold its annual
bazaar and supper Snlunlny Octobor
28 at tho Rohrbackor barn, flvo miles
south of North Platte. Tho suppor
monu will consist of mashed potatoes
fried chicken, crnnborry sauco, gravy,
slaw, baked beans, bread, buttor and
pumpkin pio nnd tho plates aro 35 and
GOc. A comploto bedroom sot ln ap
pliquo consisting of bod spread, shams,
curtains nnd dresser scarf will bo
glvon away; Many othor hnnd mado
linos on Balo. Evorybody Is welcome.
M. R. Heldcnbrnnd of Tryon was a
business visitor in tho city Wednesday.
Mrs. Maudo Bcightol spent tho wook
end ln Gothenburg visiting with homo
Mrs. Lucns of Sheldon, Nobr., nr
rived yestorday to visit at tho Voor-
! hcos Lucas homo for a few days,
j Mrs. Dan Murphy returned to her
! homo In Choyonno Jyostorday aftor
! visiting hor daughtor Mrs. J. E. Qulnn.