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NORTH PLATTE,',;NEBM MARCH '1, 1921. No. 16 TAG WEEK FOR CAMPFIRE GIRLS flKT YOUR AMF. THE TOTEM POLES BY CONTIUHUTING AT LEAST ONE DOLLAR. Beginning Montlav, March 7th ami continuing during the week, tho Local Council of. the Campflro Glrla will onduct a tag wick here In North i'latte. Tho 150 or moro Campflro Girls now cnrclled will bo on tho greets and at tho homes with small r'6d tags bcanng tho emblem ot tho campflro and thoy will pin ono on tho coat of anyone who will give a dollar r mure." 'Iho lags when worn will hhow that tho wearer has paid some thing Into tho camp fund of tho girls. A coinnlcto list cf those who pay for ttKS will bo made and tho amount contributed will be set opposito each name. Tho largo increase -ii tho number of campDro glrla nnd noy scouts made it imnosslblo for them to uso tho samo camp grounds during the coming sum mor: So the Campfifc Council has a fine location pear "lho Points" and bow It is planned lo build a house ihore. Tho tdrls lhust also havo a well and otbor eijulpmcnt and to pay or this tho girls and their guardians havo decided to hac a tag week. It has been decided to erect two totem polos at tho entrance to tho camp grounds and on those poles to burn tho names ot everyone who buys a tag. Architect 1 etk has become so lntor. estodin this work that he has gen orously drawn the plans for-tho lodgo which it is planned to bulla Hero ana '.hose plans -will bo on display in ono r f tho store v lndows during tho week. Tho campaign will really start Sat urday night at the Fianklln Auditor ium when a pubjic meeting will bo held in which all camps will partici pate. .The Pioneer Campflro will put on the ritual. At this timo tho honors ampd in lat summer's camp will be vanled. All parents and friends of he girls arc invited to attend this ) ieting wh oli will ho free. NORTH PLATTE TO GIVE CURB PACKING A THOROUGH ----- TRY OUT. A petition containing more than 175 names "V of ' North Platte citizens was preponteilQ.Jhe iCitiv Cpuncjl, Tuesday -ovoning uy J, hj. aeunsuan. TJic petition asked the Council to ap prove of parking automobiles at tho curb instead of in tho center of tho street. Those who signed tho peti tion were given tho option of ex pressing themselves for or against the proposition. A count showed 154 names for tho curb system and 27 agalnsL A number of citizens wero present and Messrs. Sebastian, Bare, Maloney, Rush, Romlgh, Salisbury and Shuman gave their views. The (Council was unanimous In approving the change. While the. Chief of Police has power to make such a. regulation he d.'d not care to take tho responsi bility until tho Council had acted. It is understood that certain restrictions will ho necessary and theso will bo announced as soon as formulated. :to:: NORTH PLATTE PEOPLE ARE IN TERKHTE1) IN COMING PICTURE OF LOCAL LIFE. Ono of the attractions which will he of special interest to -North Platte and Lincoln County people is the "U. P Trail" which conies to thoKoith, next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nightv Zane Grey has written 0 great book of which millions of cop ies1 have been sold 'to dato. Th book has a number of references to North Platte and other western Ne braska locations and as would be ex pected these havo been woven into tho story. Tho prices including tax aro 15-3G-55P. :o: : Chas. Walters returned last oven ing from a business trip to Ogalalln. Fr he Happy - Healthful Life ' 1 1 ia yjf.'SdeAs m a xwmmMmmmmmm 1 mjm See us for FREE building helps, plans and cost estimates Waltemath Lumber & Coal Co. Phone attempted mumer and sui. cipe at lenton home tues day 1.yen1ng. Victor Moss, au electrical worker, shot Mr. V. I. Lee ton and then turn, ed the gun on himself Tuesday ovon ing nt tho Lcnton homo, 21G W. Sixth. Airs. Lontou is vciy low at tho Gon- oral Hospital and la another room in uio samo uuuaing moss ues nover- uig between life nut Uenth. It soems Mr. Lontcn left Tuesday morning for tho co intry to secure work. Moss, who Was a roomer nt tho placo, in despair hpcaupc Mrs. Le' ton refused his at tentions shot her tin t ugh tho body and thn shot himself in a similar manner. Police rushed both to tho hospital where Lcnton found his vifo upon hi? return to lho city yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Lonloii havo two child ren whtlo Moss Is said to bo unmar ried. The latter onrollcd In tho spoc ial coursj in Commercial work in the local high school lust fall and attend ed for p fow weeks. Ho was rcmcm borod by tho pupils as a quiet man who had oty little to say. This morn. lng both nro reported to bo about tho same. i:o:: WEATHERMAN SIULLING SAYS THERE HAS NO ZERO WEATH ER IX FEBRUARY'. In Iho monthly summary of weather conditions during, tho month of Fob ruary Wo ilnd that the highest temp erature recorded during tho month was 71 and the lowest 2. This is not two below zero btft two above. The normal or mean tompcraturo for tho month was 24.fi as taken from tho rec ords for tho past 15 vears. Tho aver age for tho montl- just past was 45. Tho lowest over kncv.n In tho history of tho station l3 3G below zero and tho highest is 74. During tho month thoro was about one-lhlrd of an lath of rainfall which Is a little below tho average. On tho 14th wo had a north-west wind which b.ow at tho rots of 39 miles an hour. During tho month Hiiro wore 17 clear days, 5 partly cloudy and 6 clojidy. Tho gist of tho wholo matter Is that wo had a remarkably warm and clear month compared to tho average. (Cal lfornlans please jioticc.) PART OF L(kI5j1)'RAINAGE PLANS ARE TO BE CARRIED OUT AT ONCE. Tho general plan of taking .caro of tho' surface drainage in tho western part or tne city, which has been ap pro fed Ly tho City Council calls for a ditch to Mart ot tho Union Pacific tracks and run north and east' and empty Into tho irrigation ditch. Tho fuinnci'Kr-flf the city-- havo' been such I hut it sip"ineil h:'i:;Vsr. to expoct much of tho plan lo be carried out but the City Attornoy has gone over l: n ntior and ni.n.runidod 11. plan wliio'i has idii n.lo 126 by the Coun cil irinl which will j.Puv tho ditch in nn i.t. ,i''ii t bo ccinpleted as -ii' 11 im (.'.Milile .'.i tho meeting TusiUy evening the City Engineer Avac directed to advertise for bids for the construction of tho nortli. side drafnge ditch. DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP DEBAT ING CONTEST NOW LOOMS I P BIG. The llnal a bate for tho District Championship in the Nebraska .High Schools Debaliig iUagne will bo h'eld in the Franklin Ail Utiirlum on March 2th when lho strung ttini from Has tings High Scl 00I will be here. Tho locals must take the aD'Irmativo of tho question and it will take somo pretty hard work to prepare for this con test. Coaches Can and Smith nro try ing to arrange an inter-district de late vlth Sidney High School but so far nothing dofinito bus been done. Tho North Platto tu m which won from Kearney will ji.urney to Curtis nn tho 11th and dbfeml the negatlvo against a team from .he Agricultural School Ihore. CARD OF TIIANh'S. Wo desire to thank our friends and neighbors who wero so kind to 11s in our" borcavohient iniid td express our appreciation of tho many beautiful llowors sent to us. Mrs. H. 0. Welch and family. A HOME OF YOUR OWN 20. HARDING IS NOW PRESIDENT NORTH PLATTE AND LINCOLN COUNTY ARE READY FOR THE PROM- - ISED PROSPERITY AND HAIL THE NEW CHIEF OF OUR COUNTRY Today is a great day in Washing' ton. Tho "Wilson administration which has governed the country for eight voar turns ovor nil power and auth ority to its successor. President Hanu lng Is to have as complete power as, any president has ovor had with, a ti Ctimfn In ntitlrn accord with his party. Lincoln County people supported Prostdont Harding in '.flno shape and will expect a full share of the prosperity which they have, been lead to believe would result fromji . . .... l" . I l anil'.... iTTI.n WaitKlltta oraiigo 01 auilHii inn unuu. i iiw, t 1 ciirta!n.-y wishes the now administra tion more success than tho Wilson nd- ORMAL OPENING Or ROIIERTS MUSIC STORK. Tim llobeits Music Co. held its for mal ojjening Wednesday in tho after noon and evening. Large crowds vlslt iii tim Rtnro on this occasion and wel comed tho now manager to tho bus iness life of this city, uonipiimeius u'nm nnlil tn ihn munaccr because of the completo lino of musical goods which ho carriQu. Van Dornn's Orchestra turnisiicit music for this occasion. ST. PATRICKS SCHOOL MKKTS DE FEAT AT BRADY IN CAGE GAME. The basketball team of tho St. Pat ricks School met with defeat at Brady last evening in Brady. Tho score was 20 to G. A good many rooters from tho school accompanied tho team. ::o:i Wilford Nelson returned to Goring this morning after visiting friends in this city. t "rr iW 0mmmnm nvt Having the Right Kind of a Bank back of you is an important factor in your lmsi ncss. You can't be too careful in making a selection. This Bank wants your account and make- every effort to safeguard the business interest of depositors. If you need funds we accord every accommodation consistent with safety. I I til at' I ru It ml mill vt Inttt nit- ' izuns of this county in hoping that soino of tho predicted prosperity will strike noar tho juncture ot the Nortli and South Rivers. Prosldent Harding as a man Is ahovo roproach and If ho shows nn independence of thought and ability to hold tho good men ho hns solcctcd" for his cabinet ho will win tho esteem ot the wholo country. In 1933 tho writer Wns considerably dat ed at tho election of a follow school master as president. It just happens m inn Micvfiln tin tinmAwlint. nvul rtnnt this time ovor tho election of a fellow editor to tho samo office. OLI) FASHIONED SCHOOL CAUSES AN EVENING OF MERRIMENT Tho Men's Club of tho Episcopal Church met last evening at tho church basement and hi$ a program of en tertainment followed by a lunch pro pared by tho meijy'Tho main foaturo of tho program was a day school with Horshoy Welch as teacher. John Hal Hg'an Harry Dixon. Ira L. Bare and other youngsters of tho same charac ter wero the pupils and reports nro that is was a scream Horshoy has decided to stick to tho waterworks In stead of taking up school teaching. 10. J. Vanderhoof Is oxpectod lo nr- rivo homo tonight from Denver whoro bo has been taking a rest of sovornl weeks on account of his health. Mr. and Mrs. Newton Bucklov ar rived homo yesterday from Omnha whoro they havo boon staying for Rome timo. Tho II. & S, Agency sold tho houso and lot at G21 Sheridan Ave. this Week to It oss Foy BBB POLICE COUUT HAS A BUSY WEEK WITH ALLEGED OFFENDERS . AGAINST THE LAW. On Tucbduy aftuiuoon Bert Boyor, Jus. Way and Dolph Tumor Wero hi ought befoie 1 Ulco Magistrate Tracy nud'oach was fined $100 and costs for bootlegging. Boyor and Way wero remanded to jnll while Turner wns allowed to go to sccuro Ills bond and we are Informed hns not returned to date. Mrs. ('alder at. Mrs Kauffman, w'ui wore charged with running dis orderly houses wero doclared guilty 1 nd fined $25 t.nd costs each. Thoy B'tvo notice nt enco Umt thoy would appeal their cases to tho District ('uurt and each gave bonds with good security for tho sum of $125 that sho she would l.o on hnnd nt tho opening f tho noxt term ot Iho District Court. Numerous ithcr minor complaints nd near ccinplnivis have beou nlred In lho court but none nro of enough fmporUinco to Interest anyonb hut tho ptlnclpnls hut they sorvo lo keep Judge Tracy busy. :;o:: . i OI'NTRY CI I P. TREASURY SHOWS A NICE BALANCE AT END OF THE YEAR. Tho annual tiu?t!iig ot tho stock holders ot tho North Platto Country Club wns hold last r.'ght at tho Elk'a ( tub when about 05 momborH gathorod around tho banquet tablo. It was tho uno for th& annual reports ot tho of ficers and Uo election ot thrco direc tors. Tho TrcaRiirdr'o report showod ovorol hundred dollars moro in the treasury than was owed. C. M. NoWton as ro-olcctod to tho Board ot Direc tors and With him wero named A. W. T 'minor and Edmund Dickey. The, tt"io of tho annual mooting wns ohang id from tho first Wcdnosday in March to tho first Monday In Octobor. A neotli g ot the nine directors will bo called In the near futuro and tho rog ular officers of tho club will bo named for t 'o coming year. At this mooting It was decided that tho clitb house should not be lot out for parties or' ontrrtnlnr,ionts but Mint tho wlfo of tiny member could ontorlnln bar tmesis there. NOMINATIONS FOR MAYOR ARE STILL COMING IN WITH MEN TN THE LEAD. Folloylng is a V"t ot porsons ,who havo received ono or moro noinlnnllon ballots for tho office ot Mayor: f Vm RE.NOMINAl'ON idnyor A. F. Streitz NOMINATED LAST WEEK 0. L. Basklns Hnrry Dixon WiPiam.JIawley J if Una PIzor W E. Shuman Mrs C. F. SpciiLOr NEW NOMINATIONS W. T. Wilcox Mrs. Ollio Snlisbu.y Ira h Baro -T- W. Payno Adam Sonsel Rev. C. F. Koch rho field Is opon to rnyono but with this list wo feul that we havo given nil ot our loaders an opportunity to place any name hi- or she might havo Ip mind, boforo tho rubllo for con sideration If any of our roadors wish to emphaslzo tho nomination of any one for this office wo would llko to .invo them hand tin their vlows in vritlng and wo will glvo thorn nil tho apneo possible. ;;o;:. - v A civil sorvlco examination will bo given at tho local post offlco for tho position of Flrcman-Lnboror at a sal ary of $720 a year with a bonus of $240. Applications for this oxnmlna' lion will close March 31, Also an ox amlnatlon will bo given for a position as unskilled laborer but tho salary was not specified. I &' ft i l Gwc, (jiMWua hm (pit. LODGE, CHURCH AND SOCIETY COMING MEETINGS IN THK VARIOUS ORGANIZATION'S OF THE CITT. CHRISTIAN ll;00-n"WltnoB8 Bearers." " 7?30 "Way, Truth, Life" .r PRESBYTERIAN 11:00 Sorvlcos '. " 7;30 Services METHODIST 11:00 "Our ProsonC Noud" 7:30 "Tho Cholco of Ruth" -4- MUSICIANS Will mot March Gth at K. P. lioll to transact regular business at 2;30 P. M. LUTHERAN 11:00 "Forgottlug Salt" S:00 "Slmou ot Cyreno, tho Cross-Boaror' EPISCOPM, 11:00 Holy Communion and Ser mon. 7:30 Evonlng Prayer atid Ser mon. BAPTIST ,11: 00 Comni u'ufoil Sor v(co " 7:30 "Woiildst" Thou Bo' Mndo Wholo?" 'BOARD OF EDUQAT1QN Monday, March 7th" at tho Franklin acnooi juuiiuing. Xi, AMERICAN LEGION " Monday March 7th, Is tho dnto tor the next regular mooting. CAMPFIRE GIRLS , Big mooting1 at Franklin Auditorium Saturday ovoning, Evorybody Invltod. TONIGHT Swedish Mission at tho Woodgato building comer of Locust and Sovonth Sorvlcos In Scandinavian language REBECCA LODGE A Will moot this oveulug at tho I. O. O. F. Hall at 7:30. Refreshments will bo sorved and dogreo prncttco will bo glvon. BETHEL MISSION MootlngB will ho hold t iiilghtnt 8 o'clock and Sundayjn ..7:30rRoV. lT. L, Hess of EustlsV GENERAL DEPARTMENT 0 tho Twontioth Contury Club will moot Tuesday nftornoon, March 8th, nt Flromon's Hall. Thoro will ho el ection ot offlcors for tho coming year also olcctlon of delegates to tho Dis trict uonvontion. All mombors aro urged to attend. SIOUX LOOKOUT Chnptor of D. A. n. will mnnt wiih Mrs. G. H. Plumor. 215 Locust St. Monday ovoning nt 7:30. Tho follow ing program will bo rendorod: Papor, Tho Carollnas, Mrs. Gantt; Music, by commlttco; Roll Call, Genealogical Gleanings. Every mombor Is urged by tho commlttco to attond as plans for tho convention at Columbus will bo discussed. FARM LOANS Wo nro In tho market for Lincoln County Farm Loans. Loans closed promptly. No delays. T. O. PATTERSON, Room 2, B. & L. Building.