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tm-WitMn (Inlnmc. THIRTY-THIRD YEAH. NORTH PLATTE, NEB., JANUARY 11, 19)8. No. 104 billing tho Lies. The Tribune 'regrets that so many of our podplo nro Inclined to accept ns truo, and assist In circulating, ru mo.'s affecting tho work of the Red Cross. A couple of weeks ago" such a report was mil down and exposed In theso columns. Another story has boon In circulation and It, too, has' been proven untrue. This story, was to tho effect that Mrs. D. T. Qulgley, of Omaha, formerly of this city, had knitted a BWCutor and enclosed a card on which she asked tho soldier who received tho sweater to tell her under what conditions It camo to him; that sho had received word from a soldier that ho had received It by paying $12.50. Mrs. Quigley, through a North Platte friend who saw her In Omaha this week, brands the whole story as a falsehood. Another littlo incident camo up tho other day, A railroad man said to an acquaintance, "Here is a Red Cross aewater I bought from a soldier on a trains The man to whom tho remark was made, and whoso wife had knitted sweaters, recognled at once that it wus not a hand-knit sweater, and ask ing permission to turn down the collar, found the manufacturers tag, plainly proving it was not a Red Cross garment. Instoad of circulating such, stories as nboye and traducing and belittling tho effects of tho most humanly, most charitable, most holpOul and most charitable organization of all ages, tho inclination of all should bo to assist by word and action, its work. Those who circulate those stories can bo looked upon only as un-American and unpatriotic, for they are aligned against the government and con sequently against the boys who are giving up their lives for us. ,:o:: The weather record of this winter was broken this morning whon tho temperature dropped to twenty-three degrees bejow zero. Fortunately there was no wind and the intense cold was not so keenly felt. Attorney W. V. Hoacland returned Wednesday from a business trlp"""lo" Omaha and Lincoln. Mrs. Georgia Cross returned to Gering yesterday after a visit with relatives in town. Herd of Cnttlc Affected by Ergot. One hundred head of cattlo, belong ing to H. L. Schrlvor dno of tho big ranchers In this vicinity, wore shipped to Omaha for slaughter. Tuesday morning bocauso ovory ouo of thorn had gotten hold of ergot and their feet had begun to rot oft. I'igot is a Bmut found on wild hay or barley, and in places, In consider able quantities. Whon oaten by stock it has tho effect of wcakonlng tho henrt action and consequently thoro is not sufficient action to force tho blood to the feet and legs of animals. The results nro that theso mombcrs decay, and in cold weather freeze. It means quite a loss to Mr. Schrlver and besides, soveral registered animals wero among tho ones which had to bo sold. They will be sold subject to in spection. Some of the cattle were In such shape it wub necessary to haul thorn to the stock yards. Maxwell Tolopost. HOIS AT CA11V CODY AUK IN FINE CONDITION. LOCAL AiVI) 1'tiHSOX.lL CUT AND COUNTY NEWS 0. O. Dolmoro, a photographer who made North Platto his home for near ly a year, is now at Doming, N. M., and under date of January 3d, writes Tho Tribune ob follows concerning conditions at Camp Cody: I arrived hero January 1st, and ns soon as possible, I hunted up somo ot our boys from North Platto. I had heard so many reports about tho conditions that prevailed horo that I was anxious to make a personal In vestigation to boo it the storlos about tho luck of clothing, poor grub, over crowding and bad troatmont had any truth in them. 1 was agreeably sur- : to: :- Traveling men who ride on tho local froight between Julesburg and North Platte havo complnined to the state railway commission that when i tho train stops in this city tho crow refuses to spot tho caboose at tho depot and that this refusal compels them to thread their way through a maze of tracks to tho station a half mile away. Tho commission has mndo i roply to this complaint, stating that It has no power to compel tho Union I Pnclflc to land tho (passengers on a local freight nt tho depot, but can de mnnd that a caboose on a stock train no stoppeu at a depot. Mrs. Francis Snyder, mother of George and John Snyder, of Maxwell, died Wednesday at her homo near Maxwell at the age of eighty-four yearn. rX.'he deceased came to Maxwell in 1882 and had sinco resided there. She is survived by seven children, thirty-four grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at Maxwell this afternoon. E. E. Brownell, of Sutherland, bought a Brunswick phonograph of tho walker Music Co. Tupsday. Mrs. Byron B. Oherst and daughter have returned from a two weoks visit I with relatives In "Omalia. R0THER5 Observe how bright and fresh the car always looks unless it has been neglected. . The extreme heat at which the enamel finish is baked on the body makes it bite deep into, -the steel. " , It will pay you to visit us and examine tliis" car. The gasoline consumption is unusually low. The tire mileage is unusually high. Touring Car, Roadster or Commercial Car, $885; Sedan or Coupe, $1350; Winter Touring Car or Roadster, $1050 " " (All prices f. o. b. Detroit) J. V. ROMIGH, North Platte, Neb. "IF YOU HAVE TRIED EVERY THING ELSE WITHOUT RESULTS, TRY CHIROPRACTIC SPINAL ADJUSTMENTS AND GET WELL' ACUTE and CHRONIC DISEASES CONSULTATION nd SPINAL ANALYSIS FREE! DR, L D. SMITH CHIROPRACTOR. Office5.-6-7 Building & Loan Bldg., Permanently located in North Platte, Nebraska. tho boys from Nebraska aro contented with their treatment and surroundings and lntvo not got a single kick to make on nny score. They havo plenty of clothes and nro housed warmly arid comfortably ovon for tho nights bore, whero tho tomporaturo drops from that of a spring day at homo to down around freozlng point at night. Tho weather hero is remarkable By ton in -examination lliu 11IU11I11I& Ik la Will 111 UUUUgll ID gu without an overcoat, and most of tho local residents shed their coats during business hours and run around.ln their shirt, sleoves. Tho tents In tho differ ent companies aro illled, but they-aro not crowded by any means, and tin? percentago of sickness among our ogys is aoout uio minimum or any For rent Rooms in modorn home Black S9G. We will trade a now piano for a Ford roadster or touring car. Walker Music Co. Mrs. Goo. N. Glbbs and daughter, who had Ueon Visiting rolatlvos in York for two weoks, returned noma yesterday. W. E. Gates, of Nolson, Nobr., who, recently purchased C04 acres of tho George Smyth lnnd west of tho ox-; porlmoutnl station, nrrlvod yesterday with a car load of stock and house Vtnl.l .1 ..1.1. 1.1,. ... 1 1 . . ...lit prised to find that they were all dcj&f out of tho whole cloth and that all (iff"; 1110 U8luoma 01 Lincoln county. f Enginoor George winkowltoh, who has been at Excelsior Springs for) three weeks taking treatment for gall eionos, writes thnt ho has lost fifty! pounds. Ho says ho is improving but will probably remain at tho springs soveral weeks longer. Chnrloy Dixon wont to Omaha tho early part of tho week to tako an for ontranco into tho aviation corps but failod to cdmo icp to' uio physical standard demanded on men for that branch of tho sorvico. TT ........ I. .11 . i . ' xiu wuu vuiy muuii uitmppuiuiuu lu Me turned down. . f Fred Hanlon suffered a second par alytic stroke yesterday morning which fondorcd him speechless, though tho L L, Walkor of tho Walkor Music Co., sold a player piano to W. E. Roberts, ot Lowollen, this week. A half dozqn mombors of tho flro department wero soniowhnt 'peoved this morning nt 8: IB whon they wero called by nn alarm to S02 wost Eighth strcot and whon arriving found no flro. Tho family wash was in progress in tho basement and tho Btcnm from tho boiling water led a mombor of tho family to concludo tho houso was on flro and an alarm was sont for tho do partmont. IX-ring 1917 tho Union Pacific spont ton million dollars for additions to its proporty. Of this Bum $6,000,000 was for about 100 milos of now track In Wyoming and twenty miles In Kansas. Tho enumerated expenso at North Platto Is $160,000 for tho now depot and $50,000 for tho now water plant, but in addition to this about $25,000 was expended for enlarged trackngo In tho yards. Secretary of War Bakor, nppearing boforo tho senate army probo com mlttco yesterday stated that no army of tho bIzo now avnilablo In tho United Stale hud over boforo boon raised In history of tho world and equipped and trained as rapidly as ours. Ho stated that thoro aro now over a million and a halt men In, tho sorvico, olthor across tho seaa or at camps in training and practically ready to cross tho seas. Ho added -that this fact is particularly well known In Germany and Is de pressing tho morale of peoplo thoro. - n Will Open Music Studio. Miss Znra Trovillo, who recently ro turncd from Now York whoro she studied voice culture nnd prior there to was a pupil of a well known Omaha teacher, will open a studio In room 7, Bolton building, Wcdnosday of rioxt week. Miss Trovlllo's thorough and finish ed education In volco particularly well qualifies her as a volco teacher, and those who desiro to tako Instructions aro fortunate in securing hor services. :o:: Washington Officially tho stand is taken bore that if Germany realizes that sho 1b at the end of hor ropo tho nldress uiado by Prcsldont Wilson will puvo tho way to "poaco, If not then thoro 1b still somo vory hard lighting alion'd of tho allies. . ... . . ... . . irr..nt.ll.. .... I I I 0 1 , . . I 1 rugimuill 111 uamp UOtiy. AS tO tnolB""-"""' .l'"J"n;mii io ui iiiu uJiiuwu boys being badly treated, thero ia'y'at ho will rgaln tho ubo of Jils vocal absolutely nothing to it. Thoy havo to work like mules during tlio day, biut it is line, healthy our-door work and they havo taken to It Hko ducks and aro enjoying oyory minute of It. Their officers maintain Btrlct dicipllne, but thero have been no instnncos of bad treatment, so far as I could learn,! nnd I mndo a pretty cxhaustlvo in quiry along this line. You know how the averago civilian looks at tho armV game, with its ovorlastlng saluting and Its demand for unquestioning ob-: edience to orders. Woll, thnt prevails hero, but tho boys havo found that It doesn't mean any loss ot solf-respoct for them to salute an officer wearing Undo Sam's uniform or to obey un order when it is given, esneciallv whon thoy can respect tho men -who are sot In nuthprlty ovor them and who do-their best to mako their men comfortable. There was a lot of storlos current nt homo about the dead men beinc taken out and buried secretly, but this is atu otnr story that Ippkp Hko Gorman pro organs. Tho llrst stroke affected Mr IfanlonV left side, and from thlB ho had partially recovored. Thoro was a fresh outbreak of Smallpox this week. Wednesday two then suffering from tho dlsoaso wore taken to tho Pulvor dotontlon house' yesterday another man from tlio Eyo looming houso was taken thoro; and yesterday afternoon Claudo Clark, a harbor was uarantlned. Thoro Is somo talk among local pooplo of financing a proposition to sink a tost hole In tho earth some where near hero. Tho Idea Is to ascertain If thoro is any oil. coal or .artesian water lurking about in tho vicinity of tho- surface. Col. Jim Whlto is somewhat interested In what might be disclosed. Sutherland Free Lance Tho Rod Gross work rooms was tho scono of unusual activity yesterday afternoon, made so by tho 'presonco of tho members of tho aid socloty of the Baptist and Episcopal churches poganda. Official figures un . till thelepph of which have declljlitiaCross RStfo'!iu"rtT nnmtTr"w"iTnn if 7' I work. Both societies wero well refo- cstqbllshed, and the camp ha8 tho sonted, about fifty Indies bolng present the way of knitting nnd making sur gical dressings and pajamas. L. C. Carroll, manager of tho North Platto Electric Mills, returned yester dav from Omaha Avhoer ho attended a conference between Food Adminis trator Wattles and tho statb mlllorB. About one hundred mllors wore pres ent, nnd oach one volunteered to moBt hoartlly assist tho government In tho food production lino; to comply with the federal Instructions In regard to tho manufacture of flour, and It nee cssary to tarn the mills over to tho govornmont. Tho Club Novlta mot nt tho homo of Mrs. Will Baldock Wednesday after noon. An election of officers waB hold and tho. following ladles wero elected to offlco for tho ensuing year: Mrs. Fred Loudon, president; Mrs Harry Samuolson, vlco-presldent; Mrs Carl Brodbcclc, secretary, treasurer and ronortor. A subscription of two dollars was donated to tho Red Cross fund toward tho purchase of an ellectrlc sewing machine. While dainty luncheon was served by tlio hostess Mrs. Mann, of Sidney, ronder lowest averago sick list of any camp In tho country. The moral conditions surrounding tho camp and the town are as clean as a very efficient forco of military police and county officials can mako them, and ovory effort Is mado to keep liquor and women of the lewd type away from tho sur roundings of tho mon who aro In train, ing. Whon a soldjor dies he la burlod with full military honors, with a band at tho head of tho procession and the entire company of his comrades fol low him to tho train whoro his bodv Is to bo shipped. A Baluto Is fired ovor the cpffin and every possible mark of respect is shown the mon who have I given their lives for tholr country, even If they never did riuiccoed in reaching tho battle floldB ot Europe. as io mo roou, it is exceuont nnd plentiful. Uncle Sam Is feeding his boys bettor food than nlno-tonths of tho people in this country are getting today, and it is woll prepared. I had tho pleasure of eating several moalB with tho North Platto boys, and I clean up my plate ovory time and asked for more. And then thoy told mo if I wanted a real high clnss moal FREE OF CHARGE Any adult suffering from cough, cold or bronchitis, Is Invited to call at tho drug store of Stono's Pharmacy and got absolutely free, a samples bottlo of Jlosclieo's uernmn Hyrnp, a Booth ing and healing remedy for all lung troubles, which has a successful record of fifty years. Gives tho patient a good night's rest frco from coughing, -with freo expectoration In tho morning. Regular slzos, 25 and 75 cents, For HE'S HERE AGAINI CHARLES to como out and oat Sunday dinner, od sovoral musical selections. Tho with them. I am going, too. Thoiguosts of the day wore Mrs. McMlchcal rostarurants In this town couldn't put1 Mrs. C. Austin nnd Mrs. Mann up n meal for a dollar that would qunl what tho govornmont is feeding Its men for less than forty cents n day. ' Toll all of tho peoplo back homo that thoy havon't a single causo for worry about tho boys Jioro. Thoy nro being mado ovor Into the finest kind of mon, physically and morally, and their training horo is tho host thing that over happened to nny of thorn. Thoy aro cheerful and happy nnd as busy as bees and havo vory littlo tlmo to got Into mlBchlef, and tholr folks will bo proud of them and of tho spirit that animates them In every detail of tholr work horo. .:o: : Protestant Episcopal Sen Ices. Sunday, Jan. 13, 1918. 8:00 a. m. Holy Communion. 0:45 n. m. Sunday school. 11:00 a. m. Morning service and sermon. 7:30 p. m. Evening prayer and ad dress. St. Paul's Chapel North Side 3:00 p. m. Sunday school. Rev. Arthur Dittos Jones, Rector. f u J, B, McDonald camo up from Omaha Tuesday tp attend tho annual mooting of .the shareholders of the McDonald State Bank of which ho Is one of Uio directors. Mr. McDonald says that tho auto tiro manufacturing company, of which ho Is treasurer, will soon be ready for business. The long dolayed machinery Is now on route to Omaha from tho cast. In a breezy comedy of Broadway and Bump kinville "The Clodhopper" He teaches you how to laugh and dance The Clodhopper Glide with a battalion of billion dollar beauties, CRYSTAL Saturday, Jan. 12. Matinee & Evening. Grafonola andColtimltia Records An Ehctric Grafonola at $135 The electric motor of the Columbia i9 actually a part of the in strument and all the electric equipment is contained within the instrument. This motor operates on cither direct or alternating current and the connection consists merely of inserting the cus tomary plug into an electric-light socket. With tho exception of the electric motor this Grafonola is the same in all respects as Grafonola No. 100. Other electric Grafo nolas nt $185 ond $240. Whether it is nn electric or a spring-motor instrument that you finally decide tp buy, you can he certain that you hove bought the phonograph that suits you best only after you Shave heard the Columbia Grafonola. . ' " Let your decision on what phonograph you buy have all the ad- vantage that a visit toour salesroom wm give. HARRY DIXON The Jeweler. St tj , . It V. . I "A. r w Adopt A Thrift Program-- For launching your persona finances this year and thus doin& your part in the support of American Liberty as woll as in the promotion of your own interests. Start a "Thrift Savings Club" account now to secure a definite sum for some special purpose by depositing a small amount of your income regularly each week or month. Let us tell you about the var ious plans for saving in this Club. McDonald State Bank sale In all civilized countries.