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HIE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON
TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL" 19, 1921
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fascist! and Communists
Engage in Fierce
ROME, April 18. Fourteen
person were killed and lint
wounded la fighting today be.
taeentlte fascist and communists
hi I uacany' province.
The militant fasclsti are in
death -grip's with the communists
; i several town in Tuscany. Four
I hundred fascist! left Florence In
tne morning for "work propagan
'datin the turrnnnitlnv tnwna
. Whey arrived In motor trucks at
jPrato, where they took possession
v J,of the town and forced the rom-
manlst town officers to hoist the
'tri-polor on the 'public buildings.
Several communist wre i!r:ie
red from their beds and forced to
in their resignation from the
party and to cry "Long live Italy."
" On the way to the next village
they were ambushed by eommun-
j?is. A fierce battle ensued,
i ' Another affray took place when
, fascist! front Arezao were fired on
by communists. There was a hot
exchange of shots.
Statue of Venezuelan Soldier
Will be Unveiled
v . . Today ,
NEW YORK. April 18. Hon
oring the memory sof General 81
mon. Bolivar. .Venezuelan soldier
and. statesman, 'President Hard
ing will deliver the : principal ad
dress tomorrowat the unveiling
of an equestrian statue of the
'patriot In Central park, given to
; New York by Venezuela.
jThe president's address will be
delivered before a' gathering of
. Latin-American diplomats and is
expected to contain: an outline of
the policies of the! United States
In, Its relations wltb the, countries
tojhe south." . i f
! A call at the Lighthouse asso
. elation for the', blind wjll be the
. president's -only public 'act aside
frm the unveillag ceremonies.
fThe- president, accompanied by
.11 s. Harding. Dr. E. a Sawyer,
his physician,' G. B. Christian Jr.,
M secretary and' personal friends
will go to New York by special
train. They 'will return here late
It night. ,
. New Head of Chinese
m '; Republic Win Resign
- . :. ' -, ; i,l
$AN. FRANCISCO, April 18.
. Dr Sun Yat Sen, elected "preet
dent Of the Chinese republic" by
: the! Canton or southern govern
ment, has .decided to resign, ac
cording to- cable advices received
train Canton, today by the Cbin
ese World; a local Chinese lan
guage dally newspaper.
Portland Chamber Asks .
I Re-Purchase of Vessels
Portland,, April 18-Tne
members forum of the chamber
of commerce here today adopted
a resolution addressed to the
Spokaae. Portland ft Seattle rail
way company calling upon It to
exercise its option for the re
1 purchase from the ; government
of the steamers Great Northern
andfl Northern PaHfic, and to
placid the vessels again upon the
run between the Colnmbla river
and ,San ' Francisco. Two steam
ers (Were taken by the govern
ment for war service and had
notaille careers In the transport
Gabriele D'Annunzio Weds
Signorina Luisella Bac-
. cara Musician
GENEVA, April 18. Gabriele
D'Annunzia, . soldier-poet, was
married In a civil ceremony Satur
day in a village near Lugano, to
Signarlna Luisella Baccara, an
Italian pianist, says a Lugano dis--patchj
They are spending a honey
moon! In the Italian lake country.
SJgnorina Baccara was in Flume
several months while D'Annunzio
was In control. She refused to
leave when, an attack was immi
nent,! declaring she 'would rather
Hundreds of people are as
tctlsued and delighted with
the quick and PERMANENT
relief they have ; received
from the nse or our wonder
ful sew. discovery, : Asthma
Sera. Asthma and Hay-Fever, with
alii their tortures, may now
be i BANISHED FOREVER.
Tear out this announcement
' and end at once to
R.; M. a LABORATORIES
821 Alaska Bdg.. Seattle, Wn
be killed, itZa anmHed wh
D'Annunzio left F.urae that he iiil
lendled to marry her when he had
been given a divorce from his first
wlfev The poet's bride is 29 yearn
U, S, Will Not Countenance
Hostilities Over Bound
WASHINGTON. April 18. War
between Panama and Costa Kica
growing out of the boundary dis
pute Will not be tolerated by the
United States, it was leanred to
Roth governments are under
stood to have been informed that
the ondurucy of Panama over ac
ceptance of the White award, in
sisted on by the American gov.
ernnteint. must not be made the
basis for the renewal of hostili
Official reports recently have
indicated that the peace of the is
thmus: was about to bo disturbed.
Panama was mobilizing her army
while Costa Rica was assuming a
bellicose attitude and had been
assurred of support by Salvador,
Honduras and Guatemala.
The American position Is under
stood to be that the United States
is bound by treaty obligations to
safeguard the integrity of Pana
ma and that any move by Costa
mra would Justify (frantic action.
There Is a considerable force of
American troops In the garrison In
the Panama Canal zone. This Is
supplemented by the special service-
squadron In Central Ameri
can waters and the Atlantic fleet
is In Cuban waters.
U.S.CS Relay Coming
J i To. Meet Washington
LOS ANCELES. Cal.. April IS.
The University of Southern
California relay team, Including
Charles j W. Faddockr Olympic
sprint champion, will leave to
morrow If or Seattle, Wash., to
take cart in Pacific coast relay
championships to be ' conducted
by the University of. Washington
next Saturday. Paddock will run
in the half-mile relay and In a
special combined 100-yard and
Hough Takes Stand
In Own Behalf
SPOKANE, Wash.. April 19.
Jay E. Hough, former bond brok
er, on trial in superior court here
charged with Urst degree forgery
in connection with the alleged
signing of Tell, Oregon, irrigation
bonds, took the witness stand in
his own behalf late today. He was
still -being examined when court
DIET OF COITf
Plainer ! Foods Prescribed
, For Multnomah
PORTLAND, Ore., April 18.
T-bone steaks, alligator pears and
grape fruit are among, the arti
cles of diet cut from the list here,
after to be supplied to persons be
ing supported by county charity
here. The edict went forth, from
the board of county commissioners
today. Meats of the cheaper cuts.
vegetables, starches, fruits and
fats, all from a list compiled in
the school of domestic science and
guaranteed to provide all neces
sary health-giving and body-build
ing essentials will still be furn
ished to the county's poor, it was
The list of foods finally adopted
will be given to Institution heads.
county charges and grocers and
butcher who have been honoring
county orders, for their guidance.
MAKES WOODEN LEGS.
YORK, S. C., April 18. Dr.
W. E. Irwin. 84. oldest white
male citizen of this city, makes
wooden legs. The doctor lost his
own right leg by a fhell during
the war between the states. He
built a wooden leg according to
his own notion and he has been
making them for other people
Overflows at Riverside
VALK. Or., April IS. Water
began running over the top of
the WarmspriDg irrigation dam
at Riverside today, showing that
170,000 .acre-foot of irrigation
water is stored in the reservoir
which extends for ten miles Into
the canyon of the Malheur river,
or enough water for the full irri
gation of close .to 600.000 acres
Directors of 1925 Fair
Will Meet This Week
PORTLAND. Ore.. April 18.
Directors of the Atlantic-Paeifir
Highways and Electrical exposi
tion to be held here in 1925 will
meet this week to outline the ad
misistration policy for the fair.
One of the first duties of the board
will be to decide upon a site for
the fair. Headquarters have been
Classified Ads, Jn The
Statesman Bring Results
rouble Over Reduction
Freight Rates Stilt
WASHINGTON. April is - Ap
rirultural interests continued the';
demand today for a reduction m
railroad 'freight rates.
Secretary Wallace declared in
a statement that a "substantial
reduction would be "helpful no'
and Carl Yrooman. former assist
ant secretary of agriculture as
serted before the American Farm
Hureau Federation conference
that rates "which will enable traf
fic to move"' is the only "formula
that can save farmers from ruin,
tin- railroads from bankruptcy and
th country from panic.
lowering of charges on some
of the basic commodities, said
Secretary Wallace, would produce
more- traffic for the carriers.
Corn on Iowa farms, he said, was
selling now at about 3ft cents a
bushel as compared with a pre
war normal of cent while the
freislit rates and handling cost
had doubled. The same f thin,
be added, was true- of i other
grains. Other basic comniddities.
he continued, are from T.ti to too
per cent above pre-war holttual
TARIFF TO COME
Senate Action 'on Emergen
cy Measure Not Expected
Until Next Week
WASHINGTON. April 18. Ac
tion by the senate on the emer
gency tariff and anti-dumping
hill before-next week appeared
improbable tonight when Chair
man Penrose of the. finance com
mittee announced after a brief
hearing there would be further
hearings on the anti-dumping pro
Although the combined bill was
passed by the house Friday it
was regarded as certain amend
ments would be tacked on by the
senate committee and possibly by
the senate . Senator Penrose said,
however, that committee amend
ments were expected to be of a
Paper Mill Proposed
By Capitalist at Bend
A paper mill apparently is con
templated at Bend, John Steldl
of Bend has filed with the state
engineering department an appli
cation covering the proposed ap
propriation of 120 second feet ct
water from Deschutes river for
the purpose of manufacturing pa
per at Bend.
Other applications have been
tiled aa follows:
By C. F. Ritter. of Days Creek,
Ore., covering the appropriation
of water from Stouts creek for ir
rigation purposes in Douglat
By Arnest D. Elrod, of Prine
vllle. covering the appropriation
of water from .Crooked river for
irrigation of 4 0 acres in Croak
By Adelsperger and Conrad, ot
Marshtieftl. Ore., covering the ap
propriation of water from a spring
branch of Coos river for domestic
purposes In Coos county.
By George A. Given of Medford
covering the appropriation of wa
ter from Rogue river for irriga
tion ot 51 acres in Jackson coun
ty. By R. Holzgang. of Rnch, Or.,
covering the appropriation of wa
ter from Forrest creek for Irri
gation of a five acre tract in Jack
son county. ,
By C. E. Carter of Portland,
covering the construction of the
Big March reservoir for the stor
age of so, 000 acre feet of the
waters of Bin Marsh creek, tribu
tary of east fork of Deschutes riv
er, for Irrigation parposes.
Religion Crucial Problem
Says New Reed President
PORTLAND, Or., April 18.
Religion is the crucial problem
before the 20th century, accord
ing to President Richard F. Scholz
the recently elected president of
Reed college who addressed a
Reed chapel audience Wednesday
on the subject. "The. Place of Re
ligion in the Economy of the
"Political and economic stan
dardization is going on apace, but
behind both lurke the problem of
race and competitive world reli
gions," said Dr. Scholtz. "The
next few decades will be a real
testing time for Christianity, not
only In Its application to political,
economic and social conditions
within our national boundaries,
but internationally as well. It is
a mistake to believe that Christ
ianity failed in the war. Relig
ious, like political and economic
institutions, may have proved tem
porarily inadequate under the
strain of a world cataclysm, but
Christianity is not therefore to
be relegated any more than
Empress at Potsdam
LONDON. April 18. The Tu
neral train bearing the body of
the former German " empress
reached Potsdam shortly before
The stations was cordoned by
police. Prince Henry., the former
emperor's brother,, the former
crown princess, the Grand Duke
of JJaden. Field Marshal von Hin-
denburg and Generals Ludenderft
and Mackensen were on the plat
form. Officers mounted guard
around the bier. A Herlin dis
patch to the Daily Mail says the
mayor of Emmerich, near the German-Dutch
frontier placed on the
coffin of the former German em
press a wreath of thorns entwined
with laurel, symbolizing the sad
ness which overshadowed her in
her last days.
First Cherrian Drill
Scheduled for Tonight
The first Cherrian drill for the
year will be held tonight from 7
o'clock under the captaincy of
Carl I). Grabrlelson. The Cher
rians have been called to gather
at the Armory at 7 o'clock sharp
and the drill will last for no more
than one hour. This is only one
of the regular drill practices nec
essary to keep a marching boJy
in form and nothing unusual in
way of maneuvers.
Harding and Secretary Mel
lon Dig up New
WASHINGTON, April 18.
Swimmin' hole memories cost
i-res'dent Harding a $50 bill to
day. A score of boys and girls intent
on collecting a swimmin' hole
fund trooped up to the White
House, headed by John Wacker
man, aged 12, who recently wrote
Mr. Harding about the scheme
and was invited to come up and
sell- the president a ticket to a
swimmin' hole benefit. Johnnie
and his pals were staggered when
Mr. Harding handed out the big
bill. They did not have that many
tickets with them, but he said he
wouldn't worry abo.ut that if they
would count him in on the pro
ject fifty dollars' worth. Secre
tary Mellon was with Mr. Harding
at the time and he dug up a nice
new $20 bill to add to Johnnie's
Twilight Baseball Circuit to
Open Season First Mon
day in May
Organization of the Cherry Otyj
twilight Haseball league .wlttj.
Curtis Cross as president.' was ac
complished at a meeting of local
fans at the Y. M. C. A. last night.
Representatives of the varfons
teams that played in the league
last summer were present. Th9
new league will play ita first
game the first Monday evening in
Five teams were organized, oae
place on the schedule being left
open.. The teams entered are
from the state house, Spauldin
Logging company. Valley Pack lag
company, Hauser Brothers and
the Y. M. C. A. At the end of
the season a trophy will be award
ed to the winning team.
Other officials of the league are
C. A. Kells, secretary; C. K.
Knickerbocker and Carl Gabriel
son, by-laws committee; Homer
Hulsey and Glen Gregg, scheduJ
committee; O. J. Hull, league
membership; Dwight Quisenberr.
official score keeper; Fred Sefton,
O. M. Franklin and Elmer Mc
Kee, official umpires.
To Open on June 16
WASHINGTON, April 18 The
summer training camp schedule
for. officers' reserve corps units
shows June If. as opening dale
for all camps except the signal
ccrps at Camp Alfred Vail, N. J.,
which will open June 23. Among
the camps are the following:
Infantry Fort Snellint;, Minn.,
for seventh corps; Fort Logan,
Colo., eighth corps; Camp Lew
is, Wash., ninth corps.
Field artillery Camp Knok,
Ky.. all corps.
cavalry Monterey, Cal., 7th
to 9th corps.
Coast artillery Washington
university (St. Louis unit, and
Fort Winfield Scott. Cal., seventh
to ninth corps.
Engineer corps Camp Humph
rey. Va., all corps.
Motor transport corps Presi
dio. San Francisco. eighth to
Air service Post field. Fort
Sill, Okla., all corps.
Ordnance Aberdeen, Md.
Medical, dental and veterinary
Carlysle barracks. Pa.
Zionists Break' Loose
From World President
NEJV YORK, April IS. The
Zionist organization of America
through its president. Judge J. W.
Mack, tonight announced sever
ance of negotiations with Dr.
Chalm Weizmann. president of th
World Zionist organization for the
raising and expenditure of a fund
for the Jtne'lt of Palestie.
Judge Mack declared the break
came as the result of failure ot
Dr. Weizmann to recognize de
mands or American Zionists "for
safeguards with regard to expen
ditures." "Best after-dinner
What did he say?"
t 'Waiter, let me
Cm CAMP SITE
More Than One Hundred
Visiting Cars Sunday,
Mr, Albert Reports
Over 500 people were enter
tained at the automobile camp
grounds Sunday, according to T.
CI. Albert, 125 cars having visited
the ground during the day.
Most of the cars were from Van
couver, Portland. Eugene and Cot
tage Grove, and the majority of
the visitors picnickers here for
the one day.
The grounds have been opened
one month earlier this year than
last, but already there have been
quite a few cars taking advantage
of the opportunity of using them.
Most of the cars come by way of
the southern route on their way
north, a great many of them being
from Arizona and New Mexico.
The car farthest from home
which, has stopped at the grounds
this season so far was one from
Jamestown, N. Y.
Old Silver and Coins
Prize in Legal Battle
YAKIMA. Wash.. April 18.
One hundred pounds of silver and
gold coins, $3, 630, unearthed in a
Chinese store here, are part of the
fortune of Ah Bong, Chinese, who
died in Seattle March 30, and now
the prize in a legal battle of Ah
Bong's white wife, Mary Bong,
against his tong members whicli
claim the estate, under an alleged
will for a Chinese wife and two
children in China. The case wIL
be heard here April 22.
Not Known in Seattle
SEATTLE. April 18. Search
of city directories for the past four
years and a check ot families of
the same name here, failed to
show that Marie Scott, who was
surrendered to the immigration
authorities at Boston after cross
ing the Atlantic as a stowaway on
the steamship Princess Matoika,
and claimed Seattle as her home.
had ever lived here during that
Much Whiskey .
Is Out of Bond
WASHINGTON. April 18. The
government's recent liquor cen
sus showed a total of 1,500,000
gallons of whiskey out of bond,
in the United States, prohibition
officials announced tonight. Count
was made of stock "on the floors"
of wholesale dealers.
Officials Indicated probably of
a partial lifting of the ban
ban against the withdrawals from
government bond. Consideration
is tjelng given to regulations
which would permit withdrawals
by wholesale druggists.
ONTARIO VOTES "BONE 'DRY'
TORONTO. Ont.. April 18 On
tario today voted for "bone dry"
prohibition on the referendum to
stop the importation and sale of
Intoxicating liquors in the prov
ince, by a majority unofficially
placed at between 1 2D, 000 and
200,000. These figures were pre
dicted upon an estimated total of
Sheriff Charged With
Accepting $50 Bribe
SAND POINT, Idaho, April 18.
Preliminary hearing of the case
of William Kirkpatrick, sheriff
of Bonner county, Idaho, charged
with accepting a bribe of $r0, is
scheduled to be held here tomor
row. Sheriff Kirkpatrick assorts
that he is the victim of a plot by
It is alleged the bribe was
riven Kirkpatrick by liquor run
iierf. operating between the
United State? and Canada.
Congress to Get First
Hand Russians News
WASHINGTON, April 18 First
hand information about conditions
in in Bolshevik Russia Is to be
obtained by members of the sen
ate and -bouse from M. A.
Schwartz, a former California so
cialist, who recently returned
from that country, where he and
his wife were imprisoned for four
months. Members of the house
and senators have invited Mr.
Schwartz to appear this week at
an informal meeting of membora
Washington Lets '
OLYMPIA. Wash., April 18.
Contracts for road construction
and grading in eastern Washing
ton were let by the state high
way commission today, as fol
lows: Pacific highway, paving 6.21
miles, Silvana to San wood. In
dependent Asphalt Paving com
pany. Seattle, $215, $94.
Olympic highway, paving 4.1
miles between Olympla and Perry
creek, S. A, Micerl, Seattle, $137,
S46. Newsy Notes of State
. Polk and Clackamas counties'
are going to have soil surveys
conducted by college professors.
Many counties have rich soils but
need land cleared and common
labor applied with manure more
The Drain-Divide highway to
be paved, 14 miles to cost $495.
40. New state highway bridges In
-,t y -
Kinjr George of England has called the ariny reseirvc ftnd volunteers to active Ser
vice in-the threatened industrial revolution. The King action was caused by the refusal
of flie striking coal miners to renew negotiations withfmihtf owners and the decision of
the Triple Alliance" to strike on Tuesday unless the mirier" termR for a conference are met.
1921 to be built at a cost of
$1,045,000. Of these $519,700
were left over from 1920.
Eugene 15 miles highway
above Blue River to be surfaced.
Baker $1,000,000 for improve
menCs programmed in city for
Portland Woolen mills at St.
Johns now running night and
day wool cheap.
Prineville Sugar beets to be
given test on the Ochoco project.
Portland Willamette Iron and
Steel to build $150,000 boiler
shop. T. B. Wilcox to erect
$100,000 hospital. Emanuel hos
pital will erect $32,000 dormi
tory. About half the salmon canner
ies will operate on the 1918 scale.
Yamhill building a $5,000 gym
nasium. Forest service to complete road
to Lost Lake by July 1.
Willamina will build $3,000
Southern Pacific to spend $100
000 on yard improvements at
Condon building a 12-room
school with gymnasium.
Jacksonville branch railroad Is
Hood river New bov factory
will be running shortly.
Portland Milk prices advanee
from 10 cents to 11 'cents per
Portland Building trades
workers get ten percent cut-
Eugene New sawmill near
here now in operation.
Eugene flour mill does business
of $720,000 in 1920.
Hood river to have new box
Coos Bay Buehner Lumber Co.
Hood River New tourist hotel
near here nearly finished.
Lebanon cannery to be in op
eration in time to take care of
Dallas Construction of new
auditorium planned planned soon.
Prairie City has new store
Better water supply for Milton
St. Helens shipyard resumes
work after being idle for several
Stanfield to have $60,000 high
Roseburg Prospects for big
crop of apples this season declar
St. Helens Milton Creek camp
Milton Much building now
under way in this section.
Wheeler Brightdo Mills Co.
resumes operations after a five
Ashland Paving to resume in
Bend Shevline-Hlxon mill is
again in operation, running one
Albany Lincoln county people
buying road bonds recently sub
scribed to complete grading of
Pacific highway from Albany to
Lebanon to Improve school
Roseburg Large amounty of
new acreage to be set out to
broccoli this year.
Cottage Grove Hay crop val
uable in Lane county.
Salem-Dallas road assured.
Sandleton $132,227.88 is am
ount to be spent dn Umatilla
county roads for 1921.
Springfield Moderp new build
ing to be erected here.
More Than 20,000 Refu
gees on Dalmation Coast
Thank Kindly Gobs
RAGUSA, Dalmatia, April 15
The generosity shown by the of-
ncers and men of the American
warships in the Adriatic com
manded by Rear Admiral And
rews will never be forgotten by
more than 20,000 of the Russian
refugees from the Crimea, who,
infected with typhus, fled from
the bolshevists and tound refuge
nere on the Dalmatian coast.
The American sailors' tender
ness in. keeping the children
clothed and fed and the outpour
ing of pocketbooks and stores on
the ships for relief is the chief
topic of conversation in the Rus
sian colony and the refugees re
maining in this district.
"They have saved us. They
are the brightest remembrances of
our unhappy existence." is the
most common sentiment expressed
The bluejackets of the flagship
Olympia. and the destroyers Al
lien, Brooks, Gilmer, Reuben.
James and the Sturtevant have
fed 5000 persons dally and have
even taken clothing from their
ecu ln.T-u tiuiumg irUIU
1 , ... . . . 1
own uacss 10 gire to tne refugees.
CITY OF LONDON VOLUNTEERS.
yh - zft t-xi
When the refugees landed at
Cattaro bay and other places it
was found that no preparatioiliud
been made for their arrivalthe.
sailors worked hard to mak!
dwelling places for thent. They
cleaned the old barracks. .Un'l
hangars and sometimes made, up
gangs of Russians who assisted in
the general cleaning up. s-f
Upon an outbreak of typhus
later the soldiers brought into-u
improvised disinfecting plaTtt8.
steaming apparatus and hathsnd
eliminated the dirt and verm m
which the Russians had accunj u
lated in their clothing thrtittKh
the winter. S.
With real genuine generosiiy.
Admiral Andrews' men when thy
saw the destitute children, hurtjfry
and ill-clad mothern, would (Sail:?
them to the local stores and, frbt-t
their own pockets, outfit them
from he.ad to foot.
The Russian women showed the
most grateful appreciation of t he
sailors' work, although they were
powerless to repay them. CapUi'n
Wyman of thc'Olympia received, a
long note from the Russian woiii
en elxolling the sailors' generosi
ty, declaring that the American
boys had brought hope to tlie
hopeless women and children who
had been driven -out of their coun
Colonel W. B. Jackson, the he!''
of the American; Red Cross mis
sion here told the Associated
Press that the United States nav,t
did fine work in nipping the cjpi
demic of typhus in the bfid.
San Francisco Fire Fighters
Yearn for Old Com
panions SAN FRANCISCO, April 14 -i-
San Francisco veteran firemen,;
still yearn for the old fire horsep.;f
i ney nave mentioned it to ta
chief. ' -4
"It's like this," one driver sail
today. "You can't get any com:
panionship out of a gasoline en
gine. You cannot rub one of
these locomotives we have now
on the nose or get one to eat out
of your hand.
"In the old days when we hid
had dreams rbout three alurm
fires. It was comforting to heer
the horses munching and eiiampr
ing in the stalls below us. It
soothed us. Now we can dream
fO VISIT SICK
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If! Jite? W-ho 18 111 i tbaTcltj MIsh Bara was one'of
tT ?wnBuwnea passengeri 60 th Adriatfo when that ba
liner sailed out of her Kpw'Ynrt rru. t.. "P
I JI YT1 Ant m nuiw A.tl.i 1 .
-"Tv mu wmivai tasen
n until we kick all the bedclothes
off. There's n0 stamping of the
trusty hoofs to wake us upi or thi
food old nicker to tell us to go
baHc to sleep again.
"Believe me, boys, it's lone
some in those big; firehouses at
night without the old boys. 1 wish
they were back.
! "Did you ever 8ge a police
man's horse follow him around
like 4 dog? Well, take that po
liceman's horse away from him
and he'a lost, that's all. IUs tbfl
same way with a f Iranian." I
San Francisco's old flrehorsea
are "on pension" on a farm near
Martinez, far from the maddening
jitngle of the fire alarm. And re
port has it'that some of the fire
men "sneak away" from thfl
house at times and go up to the
farm and talk over old times with
the "old boys." ; i
Travel into Yosemite ! j
; Park Opens Earlier
BAN FRANCISCO, April 18. -i
General automobile travel ; into
Yosemite park opened this! year
early last week, nearly a month
earlier than ever before. Th$ ma
chines entering the reservation go
over the Coulterville road, which
was opened early this yeatf
through the efforts- of the cham-,
l;t-r of commerce of Stockton and
.Mddosio anad the management of!
i STOCKHOLM, Aril 14 'the
building by the Swedish govern
nient of the contemplated high
power wireless station in Sweden
i for wireless communication wits.
America nas been .postponed low
iasrj to the general economic de
TItYIXti TO HELP.
We adults bluff children ta
thoroughly that the little dears
revere us like gods. Hence it
comes as a "great shock when a
rare; child now and then shows he
is oh to our bluff."
The speaker was W. L. George,
the JEnglish feminist whose Am
erican lecture tour (has- turned
out $o disastrously from the fin
ancial point of view.
"1 know a yoiyig mother' he
went on, "who, as she put ler
little boy to bed the other night,
baid jln a-most virtuous manner:
i " "Have you said your prayers,
" - Yes, mamma.
a " 'Did you ask God to make you
a good boy?' f
" 'Yes, mamma. And then the
youngster added, 'And I put in a
,word for you and father, too.' "
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