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THE NORTH PLATTE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE
VALUABLE CARGO OF COTTON DESTROYED BY FIRE DANISH PRINCE WEDS SWEDISH PRINCESS Deck scene on tlic steamship Ozaukee nt her pier In tho Knst river, New York, during the lire which destroyed !p5,00 worth of her cargo of cotton. HELGOLAND FORTIFICATIONS BEING DISMANTLED The tiinrrlnge of Princess Margarcthe, eldest daughter of Princess Ingeborg of Sweden nnd niece of the king of Sweden, nnd Prince Axel of Denmark, n cousin of King Christian of Dcnmnrk. Practically all of the royalty of both Denmark nnd Sweden attended tho wedding. TRYING TO PRESERVE THE LAST OF THE BISON Tho Uermans, in accordance with tho nrmlstlco terms, arc dismantling tho fortifications" of Helgoland, their vtronghold In tho North sea. This new and exclusive photograph shows ono of tho great gun emplacements. DAVISON WELCOMES SIR DAVID HENDERSON hoto .Veiiern Newipapr Sir David ricnderson, director general of the League of lied Cross Socie ties, who arrived on tho Baltic, shown as ho was greeted by Henry P.Davison, liend of tho American Hed Cross. PRINCE OF WALES SEES WOUNDED SOLDIERS MAY BE BRIDE OF WALES Speculating on tho bride the prlnco of Wnles may choose, social gossip In England frequently names Lndy Iris Capell as a favorite. Lady Iris Is the lovely young daughter of tho earl and countess of Kssex, her mother being tho former Adolo Grant of New York GAVE NAME TO TOLL ROADS To Weapon Carried by Collectors Can Be Traced the "Turnpike" of Modern Days. Undoubtedly tho name turnpike, as applied to some roads, 'comes from the fact that pikes or gates were sot across tho roads by the keeper or toll collector. In addition to collecting tolls, It was a part of the toll-keeper's business to keep the road In repair. Ills wages and other expenses for doing this were received from the tolls collected from tho people who used tho road to ride on In carriages, wagons, etc. Tho IJook of Wonders, published and copyrighted by the Bu reau of Industrial Education, Inc., Washington, D. C, says that In the early dnys tho toll-collector was armed with n pike, a long-handled weapon with n sharp Iron head, which ho used to prevent people who (raveled his road from going by without giving up their toll. Later on a swinging gate was built across the road, which made It unnecessary to use tho .pike, though tho name was retained, for no ono could pass while tho gate barred tho way. When the passerby had paid his tolls, the toll-collector opened the gato .....1 l 1.1... ........ T 1 . .11.. .. . I mm tvi hum ihibh. n uv (ill) not pal. the gato remained closed and tho driver had to turn back or decido to pay. Hence comes the name turn pike In some parts of the country thoy call these highways toll toads. ' The prlnco of Wales chatting with wounded doughboys at Walter Heed hospital, Washington, wheiv upward of 2,000 wounded Americans are being tvy&t M will hp noticed thai tlio(prlnco was using his left hand, his right Xiu'mt, -lW xwollt'li from so many greetings In Ouiindfi. On the Bottom of the Sea. About 12,10-1,000 tons, or one-fourth of tho world's shipping, now lies on the bottom of the sea. mm ' ' . : ' j"- M&NQ0r .rouse . " i.iv&jsr w,m3b-i - J. : - is, The American bison, which was for years tho prey of ruthless hunters, has now practically become extinct and n last eJfort is being made by Amcrlcun rangers to preserve the few rcmnlnlng specimens. This photograph shows tho only herd which Is roaming our western plains. WIFE OF POLISH MINISTER MR. MARSHALL GREETS PRINCE OF WALES RET Arrival of the prince of Wales In Washington, where ho was met nt Union station by Vlco President Marshnll. PERSHING PLANTING MEMORIAL TREES Princess Caslmer Lubomlrskl, wife of tho llrst Polish minister to tho United Stntes, who has urrlved In Washington with her husband and their four children. Texas Bat Roost Tho municipal bat roost and tho ordinance prohibiting the destruction of tho little animals were Introduced In Snn Antonio, Texas, by n local 1oc- j tor several yenrs ago. Tho city has i since enjoyed such gratifying Immu-1 nlty from mosquitoes ami mnlnrla that the doctors fame lias gono abroad. -He has now been Invited by tho Italian government to establish n "battery" In tbnt country, and by the British to experiment with his Idea In India. The lusuffcrnhlo heat and pro longed rains of the latter country often make the mosquito nuisance a serious monnco to national health. Popular Mechanics Magazine. Tomorrow. A movement to abolish tomorrow Is now In order. Among all tho things that cause trouble to humanity In gen oral, tomorrow Is probably tho worst offender. Nothing happens tomorrow In Just tho way We expect, and In most cases dread. Tho tlmo wo spend In wondorlng what tomorrow will do, nnd In worrying about It In advnnce, If ap plied to today, would fortify us against tho unexpected moro thnn anything else. Tomorrow Is tho most uncom fortable place there Is to dwell In. Yet most of us live In It most of the time. From Life. , LS fH JL, .... f MVi'Kvx tun. John J. Pershing In a downpour of rain turned the llrst shovel Till of rtlt for the planting of memorial trees In historic Lnfayotto park, Washing- iiuj. ue i siniwii nero returning the spado to rulrfnx r of ceremonies. Tho president watched from u window In the ton, on Armistice day Nuulty, master White House.