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THE 8EMI.WEEKLV TRIBUNE, NORTH PLATTE. NEBRA8KA.
1 MnJ. Gen. John F. O'ltynn presenting tlic D. S. C. and Croix de Guerre to heroes of tiie Twenty-seventh division In Central park, New York. 2 TIiIh sign, rending "Bridgehead of Cologne," the fnrthest eastern outpost of the Cnnn dlim army of occupation la (lormuny. 3 Cnpt. Selby J. Duy (left) and Cupt. Clifford S. Wheeler, both of New York, who fought with the Czccho-Slovak troops In Siberia for six months and have been detailed to Prague to serve as aids to Ocnoral Stefriulc, Czech minister of war. ! HOSPITAL SHIP LOYALTY IS NOW A TROOPSHIP Tho hospital ship Loyalty, recently converted Into a troopship, was a gift to Great Britain from a loyal Indian potentate, tho maharajah of Gwallor, who, aided by other chiefs of India, purchased and maintained tho ship at sea for four yenrs at n total cxpenso of $2,000,000. It was formerly tho Empress of India, a Canadian Pacific vessel. LITTLE NEMO HOME WITH WAR HONORS I honored by united states Sorgt. Bobort Wlnfor McKay, Jr., son of WInsor McKay, the cartoonist nd creator of "Little Nemo," has roturned from Franco with tho British fnllttary medal won during tho smash of the Twenty-seventh division on tho lllndenburg lino lost September. Sergeant McKay, who was tho Inspiration for his fathor'H cartoon character somo years ago, was a member of tho head Quarters troops of the Twenty-seventh. lie returned tho other dny on the Wvluthnn and Is hero shown with his proud father. GOVERNMENT TROOPS IN BOTTROP, GERMANY Gen. Sir 11. S. Uorne, one of Gen. oral Halg's prominent generals, has been awarded tho Distinguished Scrv Icq Medal by President Wilson. Lat est photograph of tho general and Lady Home. T FREIGHT CAR BUILT OF CONCRETE A western railroad has the Hrst freight car built of re-enforced concrete. It It designed for coul currying, has n capacity of 100,000 pounds and Is com imratlvely light. The Hour Is two and u hulf Inches thick. Deer, or Sheep? Is tho deer-forest doomed? During tho past four or fivo years, says a cor respondent, tho Scottish landowner, whose main soiree of incomo has been rents from his sportlngs, has been very hard hit, and apparently the get-rlch-quick man of tho war Is not showing any desire to take costly shootings In the North. Not long ngo Lord Lovnt decided to convert his deer-forest of Braulen, In Inverness-shlre, nn area of 50,000 acres, Into sheep and cattle pas turage, and now a large part of Mar Forest, tho princess royal's big Deer side domain of over 100,000 acres, Is being let for sheep grnzlng. Deer are wasteful feeders, and spoil a great deal more grass than they eat. On the area necessary for ono deer, a dozen sheep or three cattle could live. The bivouac of (Jemima government forces In front of thu town hall In Bottrop, Germany, prepared to quell any revolutionist outbreak. On the Trolley. As tho car reached Cheshlro an old ninn with a long white beard rose feebly from a corner seat nnd tottered toward tho door. Ho was, however, stopped by the conductor, who said: "Your fare, pleuso." "I paid my fare." "When? I don't remember It." "Why, I paid when I got on tho car." "Whero did you get on?" "At New Haven." "That won't do. When I loft New Huvcu there was only u llttlo boy on the car." "Yes," answered tho old man, "I know It. I was thtt little boy." cti'esh Iro Chronicle. SIBERIAN BICYCLE AND AUTOGYCLE SQUAD Siberian bicycle and nutocycle squad at Irkutsk, Slber la. from one point of disturbance to another. This squad Is a sort of flying fighting unit, speeding FLORA PAYNE WHITNEY Miss Flora Payno Whitney, twenty-year-old daughter of Harry Payne Whitney, New York millionaire sports man, learned typewriting in the hope of doing Bed Cross or Y. M. C. A. work overseas. When tho war left her flat sho went to work at the headquarters of the Republican wom en's national executlvo committee In Washington ns volunteer secretary and assistant to Mrs. McCormlck. Mean to the End. Lots of trouble starts with a car, When It doesn't with a woman. Tho car that started the following true story belonged to a well-known man who likewise possessed wealth, a repu tation for meanness, nnd n temper. Tho latter Ignited whon his car, sent to tho loent garage for repair, was not promptly rct'imed. lie expostulated In person, and tho gnrago proprietor took umbrage. "Oh," he snld, "you ought to bo bur led." "Bitrled ! I'm not going to bo burled. I shall bo cremated," snapped tho flery ono. "Just like you," retortort tho other, with bitter emphasis, "doing tho blink ing worms .out of a good feed!" Unappreciated Deference. "Sir," said tho romantic youth, "I Bhould llko to ask your conNent to my marriage with your daughter." "Why trouble me with this sort of formality?" asked Mr. Cumrox. "It's nil right enough for matters of great dignity and public concern. But I sco no reason why you aid Gwendolyn should come to mo and say 'may I not' when you have positively mudo up your minds." WOMEN FACTORY WORKERS OF GERMANY Group of women who nro employed In tho factories of Bltburg, Germany Some of them are wearing wooden shoes, leather being very scarco In Germany., CONCRETE BARGE FOR THE NAVY The first concrete bargo to bo launched for tho United States navy took to tho water at Llttlo Ferry, N. J. TJ-p barge will bo used to curry oil and coul for ships of the uuvy.