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It) (The ' JJorth rilront. TUESDAY, and FRIDAY THIRTY-EIGHTH YEAR. NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA, JANUARY 24, 1922." NO. 5. f If ORGANIZE FOR COUNTY FAIR STOCKHOLDERS AND DIRECTORS" HOLD ANNUAL MEETING AND , ELECT OFFICERS ASSOCIATED CHARITIES IS NEED OP CLOTHING EOR CHILDREN About foity stockholders In tlio Lincoln County Agricultural society met at tho office of the Liberty Land Company last Saturday afternoon and organized for tho coming year by olectlng officors. J. C. Wilson wag mado president; P. C. Plelsticlcor, vice president; S. M. Souder, secre tary, and M. "Bj Scott, treasurer. All woro reelected as woro tho outgoing directors. Tho financial reports show a deficit of about $8,000. Tho last fair about paid for itself if tho per manont Improvements mado last year arc not counted. Tho association do elded to hold only two celebrations, one on tho Fourth of July and one at the timo of tho county fair. A committco composod of 0. E. Elder, J. J. Crawford and Thomas Healy wag appointed to investigate and report on tho advisability or holding auto races on tho Fourth and a like com mittee consisting of L. O. Johnstbn, Scott Reynolds and Loo Caso was appointed- to report similarly about horso races for tho fair. Another meeting will bo held in oarly February. -:o It.. J. Posson was visiting his undo, W. P. Snyder, over tho week end. Mr. Posson is a dairy inspector for the United States department of agricul ture. T. C. Patterson will arrive in North Platto sometime tho lastof this week or tho first of next,;and will spend a fehv days looking after business matters. J. V. Itoinigh- reports tho sale of ;Dodgo Brothers' touring1 cars to Jos Morga and Theo. Elerdam. URTh This aftornoon from 2 to 4 o'clock officors of thov Associated Charities will bo at the city hall to rccolvo any donations of clothing which may bo brought In. They nro asking for children's clothing ospoclnlly. The have had to go to tho stores and buy somo children's clothing already and this will havo to bo repeated unless they get a supply donated. At least eleven families woro found whero tho children wero not In school becauso they did not havo warm clothing. Mrs. OlHo Salisbury reports the following cash receipts to date: Twentieth Century club $ C8.51 Barbers' Union 15.00 Christian Science S u n d ay school 10,00 Loyal Order of Mooso k 25 00 $108 51 -:o:- ENGflNEER CHARITY BALL PROMISES TO BE A SUCCESS r VMllh us cm 2S US Anyone who banks with us systematically saving a portion of their income at regular in tervals rcan bank on us to safely guard their funds. Furthermore tho systematic saver creates a confidence that is close kin to credit. KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT GROWING for bankers back their judg ment on people' who havo de veloped regular habits of thrift. UNION STATE BANK Committees arc soiling tickets foil tho Charity Ball which is to bo held at the Legion hall tomorrow night undor tho auspices of tho IJ. of L. E. These committees report a good sale with' ovoryone interested. Tho ex pense has all been donated and ev ery cent will go to tnko care of worthy people who need holp. :o:- FOLKS YOU KNOW Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McGracIo of Tryon spent Sunday In tho city. E. E. Carr went to Ogalalla this morning. Judgo Towoll Is holding dis trict court thoro this week. The W. W. G.vof tho Baptist church enjoyed a skating arty at the munb cipal lake Friday ovoning. C. W. and R. C Parker of May- wood and W. .A. Parker of Dickens wero. city visitors tho. - Inst -ofL the week. Miss Mildred McK,Ti returned home from Hebnm o-uurdiy She was accompanied by her Mstti. Mrs. Ar thur Wortman, who will &i:end several weeks hero. Senator and Mrs. Hoagland will hold a reception at their homo this evening for tho members of the Presbyterian church and their new pastor, Rev. and Mrs. Patterson. Rev, Stevens left Monday morning for Lincoln whero ho will attend the state meetinK of Christian mlnlstors hold there. lie will return home Thursday. ABOUT PEOPLE. AND THINGS CDIUtENT COMMENT ABOUT I'EOMjK AND THE, THINGS TJIEY AJtlJ DOING 1 When tho last consus was taken 0.4 por cent of tho population of Lin coln county had boon born in a for eign country. Ton tho per cont was llij. it was ,nlso stated taht in every county In Nebras ka tho por cent of forolgn born whltou had decreased and tho nctual number had also lncreasod. ' this station during -tho yoar 1921. Thoso woro divided as follows: Ico 344, llvo stock 198, sugar beets 15S, bay 81, flour and grain products IS, machinery 15, grain 9, live poultry G miscellaneous 14. Tho total numbor of cars of goods received was not ascertained but thoro woro 73G cars of coal recolvod at tho North Platto station. , A good house greeted "Anirol nt tho Koith last night. Tho show was light opera and was vory pleas ing in ovory respect. It was remark ably clean for such a production, tho ! sconory wns attractive nmi h, ,.,iJ was harmonious. Tho comedy was auovo mo ordinary and wns really funny. Tho company left this morn ing ror Kearney whero It will show lonignt. Mrs. C. F. Sponcor writes from Lincoln that Herbert and Eloiso nro to enter the ninth grado in tho Lin coln High school tho next soihestor. Sho says, "I feel that it is a coirtpll-' ment to v the Nortli Platto schools ' that they wero ablo to do tho eighth! grado work in tho Lincoln schools' in ono semester." t Tho report comes from Lincoln to local Farm Bureau representatives that Governor McKolvlo has stoned a fivo year Individual growors con-' tract with tho U. S. Grain Growers,! Inc. His nnme complotcd 7,800 mem bers in this state. It Is oxpected hmt tho total of 8,000 members will' he ' reached boforo the wook Is over. ' I ' Tho' High school debating ioajj la ', preparing for tho first contest qfithe ' serlos for February 9 whon Gqfton burg is oxpected hero. On accoun ' of legal duties, Mr. Carr has not l?eon ablo to give much time to Uiq. coach ing of debaters and most of tho work ha3 been ilnnn Jv ATtao nn,,. ,5i Carr will probably bo ablo to give more timo lnfrr nn T Tho Chamber of Commerce commit too having charge of tho local tolc phono situation mot last Frldav nmn, ing and planned their cnuran nr action. Tho committco will ask for costs, oxpondluros nnd profits and whon thero aro received it will glvo them a preliminary review and then ask tho reprosntltivo of tho phono company to discuss tho matter with It. It will tnko somo timo to carry out thoso plans and get tho results boforo tho people y The ladles auxiliary to tlio B. of R. T. hold nn election of officors Fri day aftornoon at tho K. P. hall. Tho fplowlng wero elected: Mrs. May. Bailor, prsldont; Mrs. Alta Rlggs, past prosldont; Mrs. Bollo Murdoch, vlco president; Mrs. .Boitha Inman, conductress; Mrs. Helen Soaburg, warden; Mrs. Eliza Cool, chaplain;' Mrs. Aimottn .Harrison, secretary; Mrs. Graco Lambert, treasurer; Mrs. Iva Senburg, Inner guard; Mrs. May mo Powers, outor"guard. LODGE, CHURCH AND SOCIETY COMING MEETINGS IN THE YAK- IOUS OKGANIZATIONS OF THE CITY ODD FELLOWS Third degreo work, Thursday, Jan uary 2G, at 8 p. m. V MASONIC Rogulnr communication of Platto Vulloy Lodge No." 32, A. F. & A. M. at 8 p. m. Research. YEOMAN Thoro will bo a social at K. P. hall for tho Yeoman and tholr famlHna only, Thursday, Jan. 2G. tainmont committee. A cordial lnrl tatlon is extended to ovoryone. CHAPTER . '. A. K. P. E. O. Will meet Wednes day aftornoon at tho homo of Mrs. M. E. Scott, 220 West Second street IlEIIEAltSALS0' FOR ' "MISS BOB WHITE" WILL START MONDAY Word wjib received from tho John B. Rogors Producing Co. this woek, that. tlio professional director for "Miss Bob Whlto" would arrlvo hora noxt Monday. This Is tho homo talent production which is being civen br tlio E. Y. P. A. on Fobruarv IS nnd flG. Plans havo boon mado for a big success when. "Miss Bob Wliito" is givon and tho best known talent In tho city liner consented to tnko Im portant parts. J About forty men are at work on Lo cust street crossing this week. They aro planking tho roadway between tho tracks. The ground is frozen hard and requires much Blow work to got tho roadway In shape. J. T. Mur phy Is in charge. Mrs. Harry Dixon and Mrs. Lester Walker will ontortaln this week at a series of parties In honor of Mrs. Wil liam Cunningham of Cedar Rapids ,1a., and Mrs. Frank Conlln of Omaha. Tho first party will bo held at tho Harry Dixon homo Thursday aftornoon In honor of Mrs. Cunning ham. :o: A few of our otherwiso intelligent farmors aro against tho Lincoln County Faim Bureau becauso they say it is organized to kill off tho Non-partisan leaguo or tho Farmers' Union or this or that. Hero is tho fourteenth article in tho Declaration of Principles which was adopted by tho Nobraska Farm Bureau fodora- lon at its meeting in Lincoln this month: Wo ro-deflno our unqualified stand that we aro not a political organization and that wo havo no intent to assumo tlio prerogatives o any existing farmers' organi zation. Wo do not intend to en ter tho commercial field as a Farm Bureau but it is our Intent to further tho object of" all co operative societies. Wo considor it our placo to assist In tho de velopment of present co-opcratlvo organizations to help in tho re organizing and reviving of such local organizations now' In tho field nnd to offer assistance to all organizations whoso object It is to promoto tho principle of col lective bargaining for tho salo of their produco and for tho pur chaso of tholr supollos. Road It again and sco If you can find any declaration of war against anv farmers' orimnl7nHnn nr nn Under the laws nt In cities with a population of overl7.- 000 are required to register ovorYLhc years. Tho first registration wns held In 191G but as North Platto w nnt a city of 7,000 at that time it did not havo to rogister. This registration will probably tako placo in March bo foro tho spring election. All persons of voting age aro required to register,. County Superintendent Cochran re ports that tho stato apportionment of .school moneys has , beon 'received and is being distributed as fast as tho records can bo worked up, Tho a mojint received by tho chools of Lin coln County is. $8,748.70. To this is added $943 in fines which wero raised In Lincoln , county. This amount of money will holp some of tho school districts which aro in had financial shape. A group of editors from tho Cen tral district of Nebraska met hero last Saturday afternoon and hold a conference with . Secretary Olo Buck of Harvard, who represented the stato association. Shop questions woro discussed and tho mooting closed with a banquet nt tho Palace. Informal discussions followed. Tho banquet was given by tho Chambor of Com merce and was vory much appre ciated by tho hungry nowspapor men. Among thoso prcsont woro editors from Brady, Grant, Sutherland, Wal lace and Ogalalla. SIGNET Chapter, No. C5, O. E. S. wilt Us regular meeting Thursday, Janu aury 2G at 7:30. Thoro wll bo inlHn Hon and refreshments will bo sorvod. BRADFORD Division G. I. A. will hold lnsbiiid. tion of officors Friday, January 20 at 2:30 p. m. Tho social committco win soryo lunclj. ALTAR SOCIETY will meet Thursday attornnon nt tho homo of Mrs. F. F. Connonlly. Mosdnmos Woolford, Nottln, Shoflold, R. Chamborlin and J.. F. Schwaigcr aro on tho ontQrtainmont committco. CHRISTIAN Aid society will meet Thursday af tornoon In tho church parlors. Mos dames Max McGrow, Simpson, James Bookman nnd Wilbur Groon nro on tho entertainment committee. -:o:- METHODIST 1 ! Aid socioty will moot nt tho church I Thursday aftorndon. Tho ontortain mont coramittooj:onsIs,ts of Mcsdnmo wi'uixi, oHuuaun, wi,uorron, uar noll, Anderson, McCabo and Monks, One of tho pens of Single Comb Wliito Leghorns bolonging to tho North Platto Experimental Substation which is entered in tho National Egg Laying contest at Lincoln stands third In tho twonty-three pons of that breed. Tho total numbor of eggs laid .u uuio ui uiu leaner is lai, the sec 'ond placo Is 187 and tho Stato Farm hons is 185. The lowest is 11. Tho highest individual record is 48 eggs and ono of tho North Platto entries has laid 44 eggs. Tho Christian Endeavor socioty of tho Christian church has been putting on a membership campaign. The campaign closed with a banquet last Friday night nt tho church. About fifty attonded. Rev. Stevens was toastmastor and thoro woro a num ber of short speeches which were in spiring to tho members. As a result of tho contest and tho largo member ship secured, an intermediate Christ ian Endear will bo organized. According to A.,'cnt. Etamp there wero 843 carload Bhlpmonts out of Roferenco to tho basket ball sched ule printed olsowhero will Bhow ono or two changes from tho wny it was formally printed. On January 28 Sholton High will play hero Instead of at Sholton as announced. On Feb ruary 18, Alma High will play hero. All contracts havo beon signed and the schedule is full at present. On tho samo night that Sholton plays hero, Sutherland High will play tho North Platto second team In a pre liminary game. On February 4 tho preliminary gamo will bo between Horshoy High and tho Junior High. Whllo in Norfolk last woek ton of the local flromon woro taken out to tho hospital for tho Insane by Sup erintendent D. C. Rlgdune. Ho show ed them through the Institution which now houses 710 patlonts and which has 85 employees. Tho boys spoka vory highly of the clean, orderly manner in which tho buildings aro kept and wero especially Impressed with tho moro than 2,000 foot of un dorgound passages by which tho dif ferent buildings aro connected. Theso passages aro warm, dry and well lighted and nro used instead of out sido entrances to tho different dc pnrtmenta of tho institution. Tho sup erintendent was especially agrcoablo and told tho boys ho expected to come to tho convention nt North Platto noxt year. CATHOLIC Girls club will moot this evening at tho homo of Mrs. Ed. ' Grlcsor. Thoso on tho entertainment commit tco aro Misses Noll Coonoy, Mario Schatz, NolMIanlfan nnd Mrs. Grlo-ser. SWEEDISH LUTHERAN nld society will meet at tho homo of Mrs. Ed Cederburg, G12 East Tonth Friday aftornoon, Mrs. Frnnk Strol berg nnd Mrs. LInvall aro on tho on- A committoo of Job's Daughters will lcavo tho last of tho week fr Omahn' whoro they will ba ontortal 1- od by tho Omnha Job's Daughters. Mrs. C C. Williams will accompany tho girls on this trip. , Whon tho 1920 consus was taken thoro woro 13,242 nogroos in Nebras ka and only 801 Japanese At tho snmo timo thoro woro 189. Chlneso, 1G Flllpins, 13 Koroans, nnd 1 Hindu. This loaves over 1,200,000 whites as thoy nro called. . Ono of tho causes of destructive fires Is tho uso of korosono, bonzino or nnptha In lighting household fires. Evory year thoro is somo loss of llfo and an ljnmenso loss of proporty with untold sufforlng on this account. A Httlo korosono on tho klndHnir win holp to start a slow'firo In tho Btovo If it works all right but about onco in onch- porson's lifetime tho slow flro ends in bolng a fast flro and death and sorrow results. Tho only safo way to do Is to leave It ontlroly alono. ; Mr. arid Mrs. W.' S. Leon woro sur prised at tholr homo Friday ovoning by forty of their frlonds, tho occasion holng tholr twonty-flfth wedding an niversary. Mrs. Lolninger -rondored a vocal boIo and Mrs. J. Kolso gave soverai readings. Gladys Barnoll gavo Bovoral piano selections nnd Mrs. F. Loudon and Mrs. E. Hanson sang a duot. A short talk was given by Rev. Shcnkv A two courso lunch eon was sorvod at the end of the ovoning. The honso wns decorated with cut flowers. Mr, and MrB. Leon wero tho recipients of many boautl ful sliver glfta. 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