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THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE
INDUSTRIAL PLANTS PILE UP RESERVE COAL HOME OF PRESIDENT MONROE IS SOLD AT AUCTION When of tlm fuel piles. the coal minora' strike hucmin n rcrtnlnty, Industrial plants nil over tho country gathered such reserves ns tliey could obtain. The photograph, taken In New York city, shows uti example of these reserve coal EXECUTIVES OF THE WORLD LABOR MEETING H ! i wwwmwpiiiii'i . I.LJ1I ..IP',,,, 111 v '.. JUL -JJim-'M -t '-Mi The last abiding place of President Jaines Monroe, one or the famous New York landmarks, has Just been sold at public auction. Tho houso Is situated at the northwest corner of Prince and Lafnyctto streets, and was built in 1823. ON ITS WAY TO THE EAGER AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE IsOtehSl ktmk amt .J8J' These are some of the executives of the international labor conference at Washington. Left to right, they are k3b8mI Arthur Sweetser, assistant director public Information service; Dr. G. Pardo, Italy; H. B. Butler, Great Britain; B. H. Greenwood, U. S. A. ; Mnnly 0. Hudson, nsslstant director legal department of League of Nations. Ijijflii REMARKABLE LAUNCHING AT FALL RIVER lady swaythling mm py .-. ' f ). ' mS- ' Hk tram'0Ul' of sugur-cano on u narrow gauge Cuban railroad on Its way to tho mills In tho heart of the sugar I A most romurkublo launching was recently executed at Fall IUver, Mass., when tho steamer Iludnot, n ln.GOO-lon tanker, was htunched 000-10 per cent completed. Steam was up and her whistle was blowing when she hit the water, The Hadnot Is -KtO feet In length, 00 feet wide and can make 10& Idiots. GOING TO AID ALLIES BLINDED IN WAR Lud.v Swnvthllni:. who Is maklnc n tour of America with her husband, Is ouo of the handsomest women in Brit ish society. This Is her first visit to tho United States. In Washington sho was tho guest of Mine. Slnvko Groultch, wife of tho minister from Serbia. Significance In Change. There is an appropriateness about this disappearance of the Swan hotel In Frankfort, whoro was signed, In 1871, tho pence closing tho war be tween Franco and Germany. Tho ho tel Is being pulled down to give placo to a lnrgc cinema palace, tho furniture of the room In which tho treaty was signed being sent to tho Frankfort museum. Nothing moro thoroughly obliteratlve of tho past could bo Imag ined than this advent of a cinema where history was once made. Noth ing but a few chnlrs and a tahlo stow ed In a museum will remain to toll the story of what wu. once such very heavy actuality. i Mr, and Mrs, George Alexander Kessler, founders of the permanent blind relief war fund for soldleft and sailors of tho nllles, which wrs recently In corporated In New York, snapped on the deck of La Lorralno on tho ovo of .their departure for France. While abroad they will visit all tho countries of Hie ulllox with n view to establishing a hci-Ics of headquarters for currying on die work of the organisation, of which Mr, Kessler Is president. Statesmen Careless Dressers. As Lord Lytton was the worst dress ed man In one generation in the house of lords, so was the duke rr Norfnll.- In tho other, and there Is nothing at all unlikely In tho story of Mr. Bal four appearing In the lohby,ln a flan nel shirt, a frock coat, gray flannel trousers nnd brown tennis shoes., U was the garb which to his mind best suggested u compromise between ten tils mid the house of commons; so ho wore It and would hnvo been sur prised had any one commouteM on It In his hearing. Undersecretaries, on the other hand, nro genornlly rwther carefully dressed. London Times. Brig. Gen. Charles G. Trent, who comnmnded the American forces In Itnly during the war, wua uwnrded a decoration by tho king of Italy. Prince Montevcale Is here seen pin ning the medal on tho breast of tho general. Dr. Ida Kahn of China, Miss Gertrudo Howe, missionary to Chinu for 47 years, and Dr. Ll-IIl-Chu, delegates to tho golden Jubilee convention of tho Women's Foreign Missionary society of the Methodist church, In Brookllno, Mass. Tho convention was attended by natives from all the so-called "pagan" parts of the world and by hundreds of missionaries and other workers In the society. The Gentleman Habitant. Tho habitant of Lower Canada enroo habtter le pays (to lnhnblt tho land), and he was true to his title. No tran sient dweller he. Nor did the spirit of noblesse obllgo that he brought from tho Old World easily die. Long nfter '37, writes Mcsdamcs Mzars in their Interesting book, Hu- aiors of '37, n court dignitary found himself In n remote neighborhood whore there wero no tavern accomo dations. Arrangements were made for him to stay at the unpretentious homo of n smnll farmer. When tho dlgnltury arrived, the hall Joor, opened wide In welcome, dis closed nn old man In antique Jacket, smallclothes and buckles, whoso fin" white hair, lying on his collnr, was stirred by thu night breeze. The dark hallway made a dim background for tho old man and his ancient silver crtmllestlcks, as, with a light In each hand, ho bowed profoundly, walking backward as his guest entered. Tho guest renionstrntcd nt tho at tontlon so shown him. "ShV said tho old man courteously, In refined French, "I but follow the customs of my fathers." Ornamental, But Cigarette holders are a fad with British women smokers. Some uro of tortoise, shell, studded with sapphires nd diamonds. EX-KAISER'S YACHT FLYING BRITISH FLAG ! mk 1 li The ox-kalser's yacht Meteor, photographed at Buenos Aires, on her ar rival from England currying 170 passengers. The yacht was turned over to the British government nfter the urmlstlco was signed and delivered to tho Royal Mall line, which Is using It for regular passenger service between Kng land und Buenos Aires.