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Drive From Factory As a roBiilt of tho recent freight car shortage, Hudson and Essex drlvenwnys from the factory at De troit have avornged 125 cars dally, for the past three wcoks Clara are be Ing driven overland In wholo fleets to points as far east as Now York and Boston, as far south as Jacksonville, Via.., and as far west as Oklahoma City. HO'.'. Philosopher Blxby, of tho State Journal, who Is a lovel headed fellow says: Representative Mondoll mani fested no particularly keen power of discernment In forecasting a contin uation of excessively high government taxes. With tho tremendous war debt hanging over tho pcoplo, and congress doing nothing but chow tho rag and INCORPORATED 1887. Mutual Building and Loan Association, ' Of North Platte, Nebraska. RESOURCES OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS. The Association has unlimited funds at its command to assist in the building or purchase of homes for the people of North Platte. If you are interested, the officers of this Association will render every assistance and show you how easy it is to acquire your own home. T. C. PATTERSON, BESSIE F. SALISBURY, President. Secretary. HAY We Buy and Sell Obtain our Prices. THE HARRINGTON HER. CO. GOOD RANCH Possession April 1st. AT AUCTION March 18th Thursday, at 2:00 P. M. On tho above dnto at Gnndy, Nebraska, wo will boII at public auction to tho hlghost bidder rogardloss of prlco a well balanced ranch of 840 acres deeded land and 320 ncroa school loaao; located just ono inilo south of tho Gandy High School; as follows: Tho and tho SWVi of tho SHV4 of Section 8, T. 17, It. 27 and tho of Section 17 and tho NV6 Sec. 1C. al in T. 17, It. 27, Logan County, containing 840 acres moro or loss according to government Burvoy; also school lonBO legally, doscrlbcd as tho SP of Sec. 10, T. 17. It. 27. TERMS OF SALE:-1G por cent of tho purchaso prlco cash day of salo, 25 por cont April 1, 1920, when possession will bo given. Purchaser to assumo a mortgage of $10,000.00 duo March 1, 1925, boar Ing Interest at tho rato of C ipor cont, payable semi-annually; owner will carry, rcinalndor of purchaso prlco for a poriod of seven years to bo secured by, a second mortgago on tho nbovo described land bear ing interest at tho rato of 6 por cont payablo annually. Good and sufflctont abstract of tltlo together with warranty deed dollvored to purchasor day of settlement. IMPROVEMENTS: Good story and n half nlno room houso with good basement; good barn for 1G hoad of horsos, mow for 10 or 15 tonB of hay; hon houso; gnrago with comont floor. Two wolls and two wind mills. 375 acres under plow Including 10 acros o,f alfalfa; 100 acros hay. balanco (pasture. 100 acres now in wheat and 40 in ryo. 100 acroa moro could bo broken and profitably farmed. All foncod and crosB foncod. Farm land Hob lovol to gontly rolling. Soil, back loam with clay BUb-soll. Positively no Band hills. SALE WILL UK HELD IN HEATED ROOM IN GANDY, COUNTV SEAT OF LOGAN COUNTY, ItEOARDLESS OF WEATHER. For Further Information Aildross Nebraska Realty Auction Co. CENTRAL CITY, Nebraska. MAHK GARHAHEH, Auctioneer 31. A. LARSON, Mnnagor August BKxt, Arnold, Neb, Owner. make extravagant appropriations, tho groat, great, grand child of the young est Inhabitant will not llvo to seo tho day of decreased taxation In Ameri ca. Lot anyone who caro to delvo Into mathematics flguro how wo can got out of debt or oven keep up Interest and pay government oxponscs without straining the tax-paying power of tho pcoplo to tho limit, and ho will give It up as a bad Job on very short order. Miss Vera Mapcs, of Sutherland spout Tuesday with friends In town. ::o:: Teachers' Examination Tho noxt Lincoln county teachers' examination will bo hold Saturday, March 27th, at tho usual places. AILBEN O. COCHRAN. 1G-4 County Supt. A LOYAL HELlPER By ALVAH J. GARTH (Copyright, 120, Western Newapaper Union) "I am not given to slang," remarked Alison Buford," but the select commlt- I tee of the mogul of Lyndon handed me 'n lemon.' " "You expressed your views clearly." "Pure, simple fraternallnni, Ross. I , observed dissatisfaction the moment I tackled tho broad platform of human ' Ity. War over, till pitching In for the higher reconstruction nnd work in hand, classes and mnsscs alike, to build up a new and better world, and that lino of thought." ' "I see." said Willis Ross meditative ly. "Hetwocn you and myself, how ever, 1 think you overdid the thing." "In what way?" "You see, there's n rock-ribbed group of aristocrats who rule the up per town here. They nre less than 200, while the people In the lower town number something like 1,300. Up per Lyndon rules the roost because It has Influence and money. To attempt to stir these bred-ln-thc-bono pluto crats to anything .like progress Is to invndo tlielr time-honored system as n vandal. A bad move, Buford. You ought to hove preached generalities and wound up with a tribute to the sense nnd power of the men who hold tho bulk of business, or something like that." "Well, I guess I've mode a mess of it," acknowledged Buford rather rue fully. "I need the nomination here to carry the county, nnd I fenr I will never get It. By the way, the young lady you got to copy my speech for me she sent her typewritten tran nirlpt to the hotel, but no bill. Where ' will I And her?" I "At home, I fancy, Just now, for It Is after school hours. Miss Gladys Eorlc, 232 West Grove street. It's a two minutes' walk." Alison Buford was u trifle nettled as he stnrted out to locate the nent, trim little school teacher to whom Ross had introduced him two days previous. She wns at home, and plainly told him the cost of her labor, and accept ed payment In a businesslike, mntter-of-fact way, but, ns Buford nrose to leave, bestowed a frank look of inter est upon him nnd said: I "Would you feel I wns presumptu ous. Mr. Buford, if I made a sugges tion ns to your business In Lyndon?" I "Why no, not nt all," replied Buford. 1 "I huvo henrd how your speech was received, and perhaps I might have told you at the start It would not bring you success. It has occurred to me that you should not give up your mission In tiny falnt-henrted way until you have looked over the ground n little more closely. While the exclu sive set hns considerable Influence, they do not always control the votes and votes tire what you nre after, are I they not?" - She spoke so cl early, womanly of tone, yet forcefully, that Buford real ized that hers was a genuine helpful spirit, nnd that she was going out oj her way to do lilm service. "If you would write out a new speech," Gladys Enrlc went on, "and along new lines, I know you would mnke an Impression on the commu nity." "You mean to appear before those high and pompous dictators und beg for a recognition it Is not In their stubborn nature to award?" spoke Bu ford spiritedly. "Well, no." i "Lyndon needs muny things the dom inant set will never seo to, Mr. Bul j ford. Th're is u far cry for a man j to represent the real majority in this j district. I do not ask you to appeal again to tho magnntcs of the upper i town, but to tho people of tho lower town. Shall I suggest a text? Then go among them on the bnsls of a champion of their snnitnry needs. The lower town needs drainage nnd water system, long denied them, because of Its cost nnd the selfish avarice of men who take no heed as to tho rights of theso fellow men lower In tho scale. Pledge yourself to tho Improvement' I Indicate, mnko tho light squarely on that Issue. Your hearers will realize that not only will tho movement give them work, but will add to the health and welfare of their wives nnd chil dren." A now Inspiration camo to Alison Buford as he listened to an adviser every moment moro nnd moro enforc ing his respect nnd admiration. It was three evenings later when ho mado tho address of Ills life, to bo cheered to tho echo by brawny, earnest men, who traced in his words tho sincerity of ono looking for tho betterment of their environment. More cherished thnn this ovation, however, wns tho discovery that way back in the au dience, following his every word with glowing eyes, was tho little school teacher who had given counsel and Bympnthy when ho needed it most. Alison felt It his duty to call upon her first tho morning that tho newspa pers announceu nts nomination us president of tho county board. "I heard," sold Gladys brightly, "tho laurels have boon given whero they were truly deserved." Ills eyes wcro tender at the thought of how fully sho had como into his career. "Without you I should havo como out of tho struggle a disappointed mnn " tin Knnkn nnrnpsflr "Vnn will -', w .i. j , vr l .1,4, not go out of my life, Gladys, when I tell you that I love you," and tho sweet flush of pride nnd affection upon her dice: told Alison Bufora that he hnd not upended vululy. SALAMANDERS OF GREAT SIZE Proof That Species Long Extinct, Sometimes Attained a Length of Five Feet In Europe, some time ago, bones ! were dug up of some newts which In j tiie unu neon auout nve loot long. Every boy Is familiar with newts, which he calls "snlnmandcrs," com monly found In brooks nnd ponds. A specimen five Inches long Is n big one. But five feet they must hnve been monsters. Of course these giant newts were of long-extinct species. It would have been interesting to live In those days, when so mnny queer monsters (mostly of aquatic habits) swarmed the earth. They seem to have been nmong na ture's enrllest experiments, abandoned Inter. There were no mnniinnls then ; mid the supposition is that nil mnmtnals of today, including man, were origin nlly derived from a reptlllnn ancestry. We cannot sny for certain that this queer reptile (which lived about 7,000, 000 years ago) was not nctunlly an nn castor of our own. It was dug up In Texas, nnd has been named Dltnetiodon. About eight feet long, the most curious thing ubout It was the enormous fin It carried on its back the ribs of the fln being a series of bones extending from the ver tebrae. Of what use was this fin? Perhaps It was merely ornamental. Or ltmny lio that It was a mentis of defense. MISTAKES ABOUT SEA WAVES Really They Are Not Nearly as High as Some Voyagers Have Asserted. Voyngers on stormy sens come snfe ly ashore nnd tell their friends of wnves that rose mountains high and at times threatened to overwhelm the vessel on which they braved the deep. The untrained eyes of the nmnteur seafarer generally exaggerate the height of the waves, and when the statement is made that the water rose nt least 100 feet above the vessel It is seldom that any of the auditors can disprove it Exhaustive observations made by scientists give the innxlinum height attained by wnves at not more than sixty feet, and then only when the wind. hns been of hurricane force. The nverage height of waves In a strong gale Is about thirty feet, In n whole gale about thirtyrseven feet, and In a storm about forty-live feet. The scien tists further state thnt If waves travel as fust as the average velocity of the strongest winds nnd if there be swift er wnves produced directly or indirect ly by action of the wind upon the sen they do not attain sulllcient height to form noticeable breakers. Moros Skilled Iron Workers. Bolos, huge, heavy and keen-edged knives that are swung with both hnnds or mny be used for thrusting, were effective weapons used by Fil ipino soldiers In their rebellion against the United States at the expense of Amerlcnn lives. Their merits were appreciated by the Ainerlcnns, nnd, at the advice of Gen. Leonard Wood, were adopted nnd are In use today ns n supplement- nry arm for the United States troops n the Philippines. The finest and most elaborate bolos, of many different patterns nnd siinpes. are used by the Moros of Min danao and the Sum Islands, who make them themselves, The Moros are skilled workers In Iron, although snv- nges. They know how to get the lneml from its ores, nnd tho production of good steel Is no mystery to them. They are said to hnve learned these arts originally from tho Arabs. Poison Gas Born by Accident. Some years ago n disastrous flre followed a chemical explosion at Grelshelm, nenr Frankfort-on-tho- Maln, In Germany. I' Ire engines enme rushing up, but ns they approached the men were seen to fall from their sents. Spectators running after them droo ped ns if shot, nnd meanwhile the blaze Increased. Involving fresh buildings, and oven crossing the river Into the village of Schwnn helm. What had happened was this: The sudden mixture of vats of different chemicals under Intenso heat had filled the air with a gas of so terribly poisonous n nnturo that those who camo within Its deadly in fluence were suffocnted nt once. Fifty one dead, and threo times thnt num ber Injured, wns tho result of that terrible fire. This accident led to the use of poison gas In wurfure. Spilling the Chestnuts. One Sunday in the Into fall I took my sweetheart to tho country to call on ono of her cousins, who owned a farm on which wero some chestnut trees. During the afternoon, wo gath ered chestnuts, filling everything that would hold chestnuts, even to my overcoat pockets. That night wo nil drove to n neigh boring village to church. I was hold ing my overcoat on my lap when tho nudlcnco nroso during the prayer service. The preacher had Just begun his prayer when n noise Uko a Lewis machine gun broke upon our cars. In arising, I had token hold of the overcoat, turning it upside down and spilling the chvstnuts, which rolled to ward tho pulpit amid tho giggles of the ywiger couples, nnd to my utter horror. Is It any wonder I wns after wards called "Chestnuts" in that eoni tnun .ty'' Chicago Tribune. SHOWING VALUE OF "FRONT" Impecunious Author Wise In Expendi ture That Less Far-Sighted Friend Objected To. There is a young author who lias ar rived, und therefore has only, when ho wishes n new suit or n large steak or a set of automobile tires, to sit down nt his typewriter and dash off n few care less lines, and eager editors do the rest. Once upon n time, however nnd, tinlike the fairy stories, that doesn't mean long, long ago this worthy young mnn's nsscts were so nenr tho vanishing point thnt his nu merous creditors became uneasy and threatened n total discontinuance of supplies. Something had to be done, nnd that quickly. The author did something he took n famous financier with whom ho hnppcned to be ac quainted to lunch nt the most ex pensive nnd conspicuous restaurant In town, When It wns over he walked home for lack of another nickel. "You nre not ns bright as you might be, my boy," he patiently explained to a protesting friend ns ho cheerfully borrowed n quarter. "Several of my largest creditors always lunch nt thnt place, and 1 knew they would recog nize the mnn I was with. Why, that lunch Is good for nt least GO days' ex tension on my accounts." , Through the Soul's Eyes. Physical eyes may measure the pos sibilities that return effort in Jcrms of dividends, but It tnkes vision of the soul to become a benefnetor to your fellows. Effort for personnl gain must be selfish beyond measure if it does not benefit moro than the first nctor. Even when It does not seem to be n help to anyone there nre reflexes that are sure to reach men In various walks of life. But the world needs tho work of the greater man. no mny seem mediocre to his fellows. They mny even coddle themselves Into lmnglnlng their own superiority.- Whnt ho does will show the difference. Intuitively he will sense the need of the times nnd without seeming to patronize he will make people appreciate him ns friend. Exchange. N Chinese Towns Thrown Together. One can never spenk correctly of a Chinese village or town or even of a city as having been "lnld out." It is a mere Jumble of habitations. It has streets, so-called, usually a network of them. But no two of the streets run parallel, except this occurs by acci dent; nnd no one of them Is straight Sometimes In a village a quarter to a third of a mile long there will not be a single cross-road or street whereby a vehicle can get from the front to th'e renr of tho village. Outside the treaty ports and a few of the larger towns, the pnths they nro little more are too narrow for even the pnssage of tho ricksha. DR. L. J. KRAUSE, DENTIST McDonald Bank Bldy. Phono 97. R. I. SHAPPELL GENERAL AUCTIONEER See or write mo for dates SUTHERLAND, NEBRASKA DR. HAROLD FEKNER Osteopath Over Hirschf eld's Offlco Phone 333 Res. Phone 1020 ROBERT A. PHILLIPS Plumbing nnd Healing Contractor. I am prepared to do all kinds of plumbing and heating. All materials and work guaranteed. Estimates cheerfully given. Shop nnd Residence 1.103 East 6th St. Phono Red 15S NORTH PLATTE ..General Hospital.. (Incorporated) One Halt Block Nortb oi Postoftice. Phone 58 A modern institution for the feieatific treatment of medical, surgical and confinement cases. Completely equipped X-Ray and diagnostic laboratories. Staff: Geo. B. Dent. M. D. Y. Locas, M. D. J. B. Redfie!d.M.D. J. S. SIMMS, M.D. AUTO LIVERY. Romigh Garage. Phono 811 Day Call. Phono 1270 Com morcinl Hotel Night Cn'l. Taxi Service. DRS. STATES Ss STATES Chiropractors 5, C, 7 Building & Loan Building. Office Phono 70. Res. Phono 1243 East End Grocery, 709 East Fourth St., On the Lncoln Highway. Staple & Fancy Groceries QUALITY GOODS Adro, Del Monte, Wdjfoot nnd Beech Jut Brands of Canned Good8. A. F. BEELER, Prop Office phone 24 J Hes. phonf 217 L. C . DROST, Osteopathic Physician. North Platte. Nebraska. Knights of Columbus Building. Office Phone 340 Res. Phono 1237 DR. SHAFFER, Ofcfeopntlilo Physician Bolton Bldg. North Platto, Neb Phono for Appolntmontt GEO. B. DENT, Phuylclan and Surgeon. Special Attention Given to Surgery and Obstretrlcs. Office: Building & Loan Building PhonoB: Office 130, Residence 116 DR. REDFIELD Physician, Obstetrictan Surgeon, X-Ray Calls Promptly Answered Night or Day Phone Office 042 Residence 670 DOCTOR D. T. QUIGLET Practlco Limited to Surgery and Radium Thernpj 28 City National Bank Building. Omaha, Nebraska. ALBERT A. LANE, Dentist Rooms 1 and 2 Bolton Building North Platte, Nebraska. DOCTOR C. A. SELBY Physician and Surgeoft Office over Itcxnll Drug Stoic Office Phone 371. House 10C8 Gamble with Springer. THE CHAIN SYSTEM No. 1, 220 North Locust, Phone 203. No. 2, 110 East B Street, Phono 490. No. , 621 East Fourth, Phone 071. No. 1, 821 West Third, Phone No. 75. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION Department of the Interior, U. S. Land Office at Broken Bow, Ne braska, March 10, 1920. Notice Is hereby given that Fred erick W. Tlbbels, of North Platte, Ne braska, who, on May 15, 1910, mado homestead entry'. North Platto No. 0G355, Broken Bow No. 011910, for the N NE'i Section 18, Township 11 North of Range 30 "West of Gth Prln- clpa Meridian, has filed notice of In tenton to make three-year proof, to establish claim to tho land above des cribed, before W. II. C. . Woodhurst, United States Commissioner, at North Platte, Nebraska, on the 20th day April, 1920. Claimant names as witnesses:' George Menary, of North Platte, Ne braska, David G. Tibbels, of North Platte, Nebraska, Norman White, of Wollfleet, Nebraska John II. Boyle, of North Platte, Nebraska. MACK C. WARRINGTON, lmlC Register. ESTIMATE OF EXPENSES On this 2d day of March, 1920, the county commissioners proceeded to make, and did make, the following es timate of expenses for the year 1920: County General $70,000 County Bridge . 40,000 County Roads 50,000 Agricultural Society 1,000 Bridge Bonds Osgood $1,000 Birdwood 1,500 South Platto 1,500 Platto 1,500 Bostwlck 500 Horshoy 700 East Platto 2,000 School Bonds No. 1 $12,000 No. 7 1,750 No. 23 500 No. 47 100 No. 55 3,000 No. G7 450 No. 94 350 No. 95 300 No. 98 300 No. 105 300 No. Ill 300 No. 119 1 2,000 No. 120 .' 200 No. 122 200 No. 12G 300 No. 131 350 No. 132 500 No. 133 500 No. 21 ., 300 .o. 113 . 200 No. 116 . 200 No. 18 . 300 Special Building No. 33 $2,600 No. GO. 900 No. 130 200 No. 131 200 No. 19 200 No. 31 500 No. 05 1,000 No. 132 300 No. 133 300 No. 91 200 No. 78 200 No. 100 200 No. 112 300 P. W. HERMINGIIAUSEN, S. J. KOCH, E. II. SPRINGER, mG-4w County Commissioners.