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Attorney Prindiville Excori
ates Ball! Players Ac
cused' of Treason
CICOTTE IS ASSAILED
Zelcer's Attempted Alibi Bit
terly Attacked By At
torney for State
CHICAGO, July 29. Final ar
guments in i the baBeball trial
uarn Umn trvtnv With thfl State
directing a twoj hour attack on the
defendants in which the former
Whlta Sox Dlavers were pictured
;a- "traitors who for $100,000 of
dirty money sold their souls, be
trayed their comrades and the
public, nd conspired to make the
one truly American pleasure and
sport, baseball, a Confidence
Kdward Prindville directed the
prosecution's first fire In the fi
nal pleas, his! talk coming after
the defense had won a battle of
strategy from the state by keeping
out of the irecord a statement
Happy Felsh, j former Sox center
fielder. Is alleged to have made to
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Much as (The Statesman
means to your Salem home,
it means more to your sum
It will tell you of the goings-on
in your home town
Your' friends at home are
too busy to write you the
news, but your home paper
will give i to you.
With it finely balanced
assortment of news seri
als, f short stories, and
home features it will be a
welcome, daily visitor. f
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Let the; Oregon States
man! follow you "to your
summer home. ,'
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Apricots for Canning
The last shipment of The Dalles Apricots will be in
Saturday. ..They are of good size and fine flavor. Per
lug of Zl pounds $2.25; per basket 50c.
' 'II:'! Peaches
Early Triumph Peaches are a fine table peach and be
ing local grown they are fresh and firm. Per crate
$1.65; ber basket 50c.
I V Cantaloupes
Cantaloupes are the best so far this season, 2 for 25c ;
-j - fclat crates $1.65 each
Yellow Transparent Ap
ples! basket... ...... 25c
Plums! all kinds, basket-.....
Oranges, doz. 50c and 65c
String Beans, lb...10c
1 ; '.'J Sardines
"Globetrotter" Brand Sardines are a genuine Nor
wegian Sardine urolive oil and are now selling at pre
war prices: 2 for 25c; $1.40 per dozen.
j I . ' Coffee
Why pay good money for tin cans? We can sell you
coffee of equal quality as canned coffee and save you
money.; Our Gem Blend Coffee can be favorably com
pared; with, any of the canned coffee on the market.
3a per pound; 3 pounds
Our system of selling goods
a reasonable profit over cost and sell it at that price
eyery day. You do not have to wait for special sales
or special days to get these
Royai Baking Powder, 12
1 oz.!..... 1 ..-.40c
2Vt pounds- $1.25
5 pounds.. $2.45
Shilling Baking Powder,
16 1 ozs. 55c
; W. pound.......$1.25
Creme Oil Soap, 3 for 25c
Palm; Olive Soap 3 for 25c
White Wonder Soap, 10
- Sun j Maid Seeded" Rais
ins, per pkg..; ,25c
ROTH GROCERY CO.
THE OREGON STATESMAN,'
a newspaper reporter that he was
paid $6000 to throw gam&i.
Special Sewlon Today.
Mr. Prindville expects to finish
his argument In a special session
of court tomorrow. The defend
pleas wil take up Monday and
possibly part of Tuesday with
George Gorman closing for the
Ktate latjffTuesday. The case is
expected to be in the jury's hind
late Tuesday or early Wednesday.
Mr. Prindville directed . hir:
words mainly against Edie C:cotto.
Chick Gandil, Joe Jackson. Ciaudf
Williams and David Zelcer, the
later identified by two state's
witnesses as a man who under the
name of Bennett helped to organ
ize the alleged conspiracy for the
throwing of the 1919 world series.
After outlining the details of
tho alleged conspiracy as related
by Hill Burns, admitted accom
plice who turned state's evidence.
Mr. Prindville called the jury's
attention to the similarity of
Burns' story and the confession
of Eddie Cicotte. He was partic
ularly bitter in speaking of Ci
cotte. "This man. by his own confes
sion,, sat' in his room at the War
ner hotel here and arranged to
receive $10,000 for the dirty work
he planned," said Mr. Prindiville.
"Then. Judas-like, he went down
sta'rs to hob-nob with his innocent
teammates and. In his own words,
to allay the suspicions of the men
he had just betrayed.
"He said he'd throw the ball
over the fence If necesary to lose
the first game. And what hap
pened in the first game? Cicotte
the American league's greatest
pitcher, hurling with a heavy
heart by his own con reunion
and a pocket made heavy by
$10,000 in graft, was beaten
9 to 1. '
"No wonder he lost. The poc
ket loaded with the filth for which
he sold his soul and his friends
was too much. it overbalanced
him and he lost."
Mr. Prindiville' declared the
evidence proved Chick Gandil one
of the conspiracy leaders and that
Williams and Jackson stood con
victed by the'r own con regions.
Attorney Attack Keller
"Williams and Jackson have ad
mitted their guilt." he said.
' What can you gentlemen do but
go the limit in punishing them?"
"And this man Zelcer," he
shouted. "He has tried to prove
an alibi, to prove that he Ib not
the man Bennett who helped Abe
Attell run this deal.
".Yet we prove that Abe Attell
had thousands of dollars under
the mattress in his room at the
Cincinnati hotel; and that he tok
$10,000 of this money against
Bennett's wishes and gave it tb
Burns for the players and Burns
gave it to Williams and Jackson.
"And Zelcer, after first saying
he knew AtteTl slightly, finally ad
mits that Attell roomed with him
et Cincinnati during the series. He
then admits that he has known
Attell for .years and yet he did
not know of this conspiracy or of
the $10,000 transaction in his
own room. .-4 . J
"Boms may be'a squealer. But,
Is he any worse than these defen
dants Three of them squealed.
His Btory is as good as theirs
better because he withstood two
Watermelons, 10 to 20
lbs. each per lb...l 4c
Tomatoes, 2 pounds....25c
Cucumbers, each 10c
Green Peppers, lb 25c
at Regular Prices
is and has been to charge
Keen Kleener, 3 for....25c
Head Rice, 3i2 lbs 25c
Sugar, sack, cash $7.05
Van Camps' Baked Beans
No. 1, two for 25c
No. 2, two for..:.....35c
Tillamook Cheese, lb. 25c
Solar Broken Slice Pine
apple, can -...25c
Aloha Pineapple, 3 for $1
No charge for delivery
Most of Next Ten Days Will
Be Spent Resting in
Tercentenary of Pilgrims,
Landing Has Executive's
WASHINGTON. July 23.
President Harding left Washing
ton late today on th- presidential
jacht May lower for an absence
r.t more than a wenk, most 'A
wh'th will be spent resting in the
mte Mounta.ns of New Hamp
shire. Th-? first stop -will be made
Monday at Plymouth. Mass..
where the president Is to ueiner
an address at the tercentenary ot i
the landing of the pilgrims. He i
expects to arri'v-i Tuesday by u- j
tomohile at I-tncaster, N. H,j
where he will be the fcuest of
Secretary of War Weeks.
Mrs Haruing accompanied th"
president. Also in the Maytlower
party were Speaker and Mrs. Gil
It tte. Senator and Mrs. Freltng
huysen of New Jersey, Senator
Hale or Maine. Senator and Mrs.
Phipps ot Colorado. S-cretary
Weeks. Representative and Mrs.
Walsh of Massachusetts, Briga
dier C.eneral Sawyer, the presi
dent's physician and Ceorge n.
Chr'stian. Jr., his secretary.
Making the trip by way of the
Cape C d canal the Mayflower H
expected to arrive o f Plymouth
about 9 o'clock Monday morning.
The president will review a pa
rade beforo delivering his address
late in the afternoon and during
the evening will witness a pag
eant. He will go aboard the May
flower late again Monday night
and reach Portland. Me., on Tues
day. From that point hs will go
by automobile to Lancaster.
A convoy of battleships and de
stroyers wi'I pick up the May
flower at Hampton Roads and ac
company her to Plymouth.
days of gruelling cross question
ing without changing a single
"Of course the defendant play.
er8 were at practice the morning
ftnt-ns talked with them in Cin
cinnati. Burns himself has told
you that he talked with them oniy
a few moments and that they then
went to practice. The defense
has not hurt Burns' story one on
on that point.
Ijegal Aspect Today. ...
"These men did what Abo At
tll tnld them Able said: "Losa
the first two," they said. Abie said!
'win the third.' Thev did."
Tomorrow Mr. Prindivillo will
go into the legal aspects of the
case the technicalities of the
HOTELS GIVEN CHANCE
TO AIR TROUBLE
(Continued from page 1.)
plain on the basis of service val
ue. "But that doesn't account for
a jump of more than 114 per
cent from February to March,"
No Cause for Happiness.
"Don't think for a minute,"
Shaw said, "that I am trying to
make you say you are happy
about this increase, for I am not."
"It can't be done," Cornell
The telephone attorney con
tinued an explanation of the rate,
causing Attorney McXary of the
hotel men to ask if he were re
viewing something that had gone
into the records or whether he
was making observations, of his
Distance Tolls Heavy.
The second witness was A. H.
Meyers, manager of the Oregon
hotel. His monthly telephone
bill was exhibited, showing an
increase from $173.45 a month
prior to the new 'rates ot last
March to $330.25 after the new
rates became effective. The Ore
gon hotel has 212 stations and 10
In reply to a question by At
torney McNary,Mr. Meyers said
that in 1920 the Oregon hotel
had collected in long distance
tolls for the telephone company
$3220. of which the hotel was
allowed to retain 15 per cent in
commissions. Asked if this were
net, he said It was not, for the
reason that all losses caused by
batrons leaving without payinjr
their telephone bills must be
made bood by the hotel.
Small Earnings Claimed.
On cross-examination Mr. Mey
ers said that In the last three or
four years hotel rtaes have been
Increased only about 25 percent,
and that he would be satisfied
with a 6 per cent return on tho
"I Infer that you are not mak
ing that," suggested Shaw.
"'The last 10 years straight
through, no," replied Meyers.
"What are you making?"
'I don't care to say."
Dining room prices. Mr. Meyers
said, fluctuate with market con
ditions, and he declared the Ore
ron' hotel dining room has not
earned a nickel since 1916, but
rather has lost.
Rosrvo Set Asidts
"Did the Coming of prohibition
make a change?' asked Shaw.
Mr. Meyers said that he Bets
aside 10 per cent as a reserve
Commissioner Williams wanted
to know if the telephone service
In the hotel would take care of
itself financially. Mr. Mey era re
plied that tt would not, bat that
there is a deficit every month,
which he believed true of hotels
Asked by Commissioner Buch
tel as to the effect of the increase
from T to 1 rent for phone calls
assessed on patrous by the ho
lt i. Sir Mjers said this had
made little difference beeu
many cf the patrons go down
stairs to talk to sze the extra
Woman Called to Testify.
Mrs. K. J. Campbell of the
Campbell and Campbell-Hill ho
tels. aid that at the former hos
telry the monthly telephone bill
had jumped from ITs..h5 to
$141'. t;5. an increase ot so ft per
cent, and at the latter from
T,C."n to an increase of
S1.6 per tent
Relative to the company's claim
that it hid long beep operating
on a ncn-paini: basis. he re
called that in rlt the Pacific
combany had .solicited business.
"I do no', understand why busi
ness would be solicited on a non
paying basis." fehe said.
Commissioner Williams asked
her if she r-ceives a commission
on lon distance calls.
"I do not, and did not know
that anyone else did until today,"
STvi-e Ifa'oomes Poorer.
Glen I). Hite. manager of the
Washington hotel, showed an in
crease from $S6 to Sir.t.SS in
his monthly telephone bill. Ser-
ice. he said, is not quite as good
as it was before the rates were
incresned. Long distance tolls he
said aggregate from $35 lao $4"
a Miontn. b;if much of the 1 r per
cent allowed the hotel in com
mission is lost through unavoid
A line of testimony different
from that introduced by the ho
tl rnerj n the telephone rate re
hearing Saturday will be submit
ted by witnesses representing the
hotel industry when the session
convenes in Portland Monday.
McXary Has More Witnesses,
Lawrence McXary. attorney for
the hotel men, asked indulgence
of the commission to introduce
rot more than three witnesses in
Portland. One of these, he said,
will be of Portland, and others
will represent outside towns.
The Salem end of the rehear
ing was concluded Friday after
noon with testimony offered by
C Q. Van Duyne, manager of tlve
Hotel Carlton, and E. S. Robe,
manager of the Hotel Hoyt. The
former said that his monthly tel
ephone bill, with the increase in
rates allowed h,v the commission,
had jumped from $87.20 to
$187 r,0. and the latter said his
monthly bill had jumped from
180.25 to $172.25.
WOULD ADMIT ONLY
FACTS IN EVIDENCE
(Continued from page 1.)
Is planned for tomorrow. The
dye embargo, proposed by the
house ways and means committee,
but killed by the house, was
brought In several times, but wit
nesses contended mainly for high
protective duties on chemical Dro
ducts. Members of the commit
tee said it appeared that support
ers of the three-year ban on dye
imports had lost hope of having
it restored to the bill but it is
known, however, that the provi
sion would be given consideration
In committee later.
Buys Out Capital Post
The Capital Posting company,
a concern which a few years ago
consisted mostly of prospects and
a few cheap billboards, was bought
this week by the Foster & Kleis
er company, the outdoor publicity
magnates of the Pacific Coast. The
price paid is not announced, but
it is known that representatives
of the big firm have been in the
market for the concern for some
time, and the inference is that the
terms were eminently satisfactory.
F. L. Waters, who has been
concentrating his efforts on the
Capital Posting company since his
retirement from the Salem the
atrical field a number of years
ago, will continue as local man
ager. He will retain his orfice
in Salem, and will have charge of
approximately all the territory
from Oregon C.ty to Cottage
The change of ownership does
not mean perhaps that buyers of
outdoor advertising in this ter
ritory will get better service than
they have had heretofore, but it
means that certain facilities for
the promotion of publicity, which
have not been within the scope
of the local company, will now
become a part of its system. The
new owners are a $6,0i0,000 cor
poration, with offices in all the
principal cities of the copet. and
the fact that they have invested
in the Salem field and established
themselves here is not without its
Laborers in Porto Rico
Give up Hawaiian Trip
SAN JUAN. PR.. June 25
Plans for recruiting laborers here
for work in the Hawaiian cane
fields has been postponed as a
result of articles in the news
papers in opposition to the un
dertaking. The original plan
w?s for some 1300 laborers to
sail this month.
Royal D. Meade, who has been
in charge of the work here, said
that while there had been some
delay the original plana would be
carried out. Several hundrel la
borers already have agreed to go
wherever transportation is avail
able. . : .
Lumbermen of Northwest
Warned of Public Clam
or for Regulation
PRIVILEGES IN DANGER
Kirby Frets Over Tendency
of Government to "Med
dle in Affairs"
TACOMA. Wash. Julv 2!
Xorthwest lumber nin were
warned of the increasing clamor
fur government price fixing, reg
ulatiun and control or private
bus'ness which it was ; .Kaid s
passing through the nation and
urgeij to support Secretary ol
Commerce Herbert Hoover in his
plans for a voluntary regulation
of industry as an offset against
the clamor which threatens, it
was claimed, the enjoyment o"
the privileges ci f private owner
ship, in addresses made here to
day in the ijuarterly meeting ot
the We.t Coast Lumberman's as
sociation. Reports were made from var
ious .sections of the country on
lumbering conditions and while
hope was expressed by various
representatives of the industry o;
better markets, the speakers were
guarded in expression of belief in
early or rapid recovery.
3M Oierutors Present
Preceding- the pession, at
which about 200 lumbermen were
present, including the trustees
of the National Luriiber Manu'ac
turers association and members
of the West Coast Forest Prod
ucts Pureau. giving the assembly
almost the nature of a national
convention, the trustees of the
West Coast Lumbermen's associa
tion met for a discussion of re
vision of grading rules. The
trustees agreed upon revised rules
for Douglas fir. western cedar and
hemlock, spruce and Port Orford
cedar, which will be mailed out
to member manufacturers In the
next two or three weeks! trad
ing rules applying to Port Orord
cedar are established for the first
time by the action of the trustees.
Criticism of the tendency for
what he termed "the troublesome
meddling In everybody's business'
existing in governmental circles,
was freely indulged in by John
Henry Kirby. of Houston, Tex.,
president of the national associa
tion in his address before the af
ternoon meeting. He said "the
blessing3 of constitutional liber
ties" are in dang-er and urged
the importanca or organized .rep
resentation at Washington, D. C,
to meet the Issue.
Carl M. Stevens, chief of the
timber section income tax unit,
department of the treasury.
Washington, D. C, explained in
a detailed talk the efforts beins
made to get old tax obligations
cleared up and to dispel the un
certainty of lumbermen.
The policy of Secretary Hoover
directed at combatting the philos
ophy of those who are seeking
government control and eventu
ally government ownership of in
dustries, was explained in the ad
dress riven by Dr. Wilson ompton
of Washington, D. C, secretary
manager of the national associa
tion. State Unit Praised
The Ftate department of labor
and industry is functioning with a
saving in administration costs
and wtyh the assistance of manu
facturers in following' up indus
trial insurance claims insurance
costs will be cut, said Major K. S.
Gill, superintendent of the indus
trial (iivision in a lengthy addr.ess.
Reports on general business
conditions ;s affecting the lumber
trade were givii by Harry Ken
dall, Houston, Tex.; G. K. Matti
son, Malvern. Ark.; K. H. Polleys
Mossoula. Mont.; F. G. Wisner.
Laurel. Miss ; A. L. Osborn, Osh
kosh Wis.: Mark Heed. Shelton,
Wash.; Major Kverett G. Giigg?,
Tacoma: S. U. Johns, of Snoqual
mie -'alls. Wash., and K. A. Poy
neer, of Kverett, Wash.
DENIAL IS SENT TO
, LONDON BY EDITOR
(Continued from page 1.)
Northcliffe was understood
to have met at a dinner given
tonight bv Mrs. E. B. McLean,
wife of the Washington pub
lisher, most of the guests he
would have met at the pro
posed embassy dinner.
Editor Meets Geddes.
Sir Auckland Geddes, the
British ambassador and a per
sonal friend of the viscount,
was understood to have been
there. Lord Northcliffe called
on Sir'Auckland yesterday to
pay his respects.
Many members of the cabi
net and of congress were un
derstood to have been among
ttmight's guests, although the
list of those present was with
Reply Sent King
The single new develop
ment here tonight in the con
troversy between Lord North
cliffe and Lord Curzon and al
so Premier Lloyd George, was
a reply by the publisher to. the
statement read in the house of
commons by , Premier Lloyd
George and authorized by
Kins: George. The reply made
in the form of a cablegram
sent to Lord Stamfordham,
SATURDAY MORXTNT.. JULY 30. 1921
NEW PASS DISCOVERED ACROSS CANADIAN ROCKIES.
A new pass has been discovered across the Canadian Rockies
McRae. Charles McDonald and Howard Colley. After filing claims on oil lands at Fort Norman, jthey toned
i.i a westerly direction and after several days of hardships discovered a new pass across the flockies and
an unknown river, which they named the McMurphy. Before reaching the Pacific coast the parjtd traveUed
f.ve thousand miles through practically unknown country. They state that the McKeniie RlTrlhaa been
staked for twenty miles on each side of the first oil well, and the people axe Still pouring ls,f The pbotO
eLows how the party travelled.
private secretary to the king,
was made public as follows :
"Please convey to his majesty
with my humble duty my denial
of ever having ascribed to h's
majesty the word or word3 as
stated by the prime minister yes
terday. I gave no such inter
view." leaving For Orient
Leaving here tonight after the
McLean oinner. Lord Northcliffe
will arrive tomorrow in New orlt
and after spending the day there
will depart for Vancouver, by way
of Toronto. He will board ship
at Vancouver for his trip to Aus
tralia. New Zealand. China, Japan,
the Philippines and India.
The viscount spent a busy day
.ti Washington today. He was
entertained at luncheon by the
Overseas Writers, an organization
of American newsraper men who
have done work abroad, and late
in the day joined the regular
working newspaper men of the
capitol at President Harding s
Press Jallery Visitol
The Pritish publisher showed
p.Teat interest in the president's
talk with the newspapermen but
ashed no questions of Mr. Hard
ing. Later he went to the capitol
and visited the senate press gal
lery. The senatr; had adjourned
and he did not call on any sen
ators. He made a brief talk to
the correspondents of the gallery,
mostly of a "shop" nature.
Kin;; S-s Dispatches
"His majesty, the king, has had
his attention directed to certain
statements reporting an interview
in the Daily Express and some
"The statements contained In
the report are a complete fabrica
tion. No such conversations as
those which are alleged took
placs. nor were any such remarks
as those alleged made Ly his maj
esty. "His majesty also desires it to
be made quite clear, as the con
trary is suggested in the Inter
view, that in his speech to the
parliament of northern Ireland he
followed the invariable : constitu
tional practice relating to speech
es from the throne in parliament.''
I1ohh For Peaee
After reading the statemnf the
"I hope this statement may do
something to sterilize the effects
of the criminal malignity which
for personal ends is endeavoring
to stir ui) mischief between the
The first boy or girl who secures a total of 25 new 6-months sub
scriptions to The Oregon Statesman will be awarded a magnificent Harfey-
Davidson Bicycle. j
Secure 6 months signed contracts and the first candidate that I se
cures a total of 25 any time since the beginning of the contest wins this
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allies, misunderstanding' betwetn
the British empire and the I'ni'.
ed States and to frustrate the
hope of peaca in Ireland."
The foregoing statement fol
lows the publication in 'America
last Monoay of a Hearst "Inter
national News Service" dispatch
under a New York date Im?
which gave a purported interview
with lArd Northcliffe in which he
is quoted repeating a supposed
conversation between King George
and Premier Lloyd tleorge as fol
lows: Alleged Dialogue Quoted
"Are you going to shoot all the
people in Ireland?" the king la
said to have demanded of Lloyd
" 'No. your majesty,' the Pre
" 'Well, then said King
George, according to Northcliffe,
'you must come to some agree
ment. This thing cannot , go on,
I cannot havj my people killed in
The reputed conversation be
tween King George and cremier
Lloyd George, quoted la the fore
going dispatch as having ap
peared, according to the British
premier, "in the form of an in
terview published In New York
City July 2.", attributed to H.
Wickhain St-ed, editor of the
London T'mos, and companion of
Lord Northcliffe on his American
tour. The interview, th; context
said, was given by Mr. Steed the
day a'ter his arrival from Eng
land with Lord Northcliffe. The
interview apparently arfearod lu
English newspapers 4ireetly- to
Ixmdon XK Surprised
LONDON, July 29. The for
eign office expressed surprise to
dav when it learned that Ambas
sador Gettes in Washington had
cancelled the proposed dinner to
Lord Northcliffe in view of tho
language Lord Northcliffe had
used toward Curzon. the ambassa
dor's own chief.
It was officially denied, how
ever, that Lord Curzon had ct
creed the Washington embassy or
in any way inflnenced the decis
ion to cancel the function.
Some doctors are declaring that
athletics for girls make unhealthy
mothers. That need not prevent
sister running the carpet sweeper
for mother, all the same.
Pay No Money Collect No Money
by four men, Walter Mufphy, Oarls
Recommendation Made To
French Government by
r i rsii Ji'.'i.
L-unsui ai onannai , iji
SHANGHAI. July 8U-M. Wll-
den, French consul I general at
Shanghai, has forwdrded to the
French government a! reouest thai
liecorations be awardpd to Chines
ana toreign memoers t the crew
of the steamer Monjeagle of the
Canadian Ocean Paqlfjc serrices.
The occasion is hsrojsra they dis
played in effecting the rescue of
66 persons from the steanrer
Hsientien after it hafl tone on the
rocks in a storm a Sday's voyage
rrom Hongkong. J
The Hsientien waj
Saigon to Chef oo wil
a cargo of
rice when it began to
and sink on April 8.J
It was kept
aoove me mrrace v
f on the rocks a considerable dis
tance from Khore. (Distress sig
nals brought the J Mpnteagle,
bound out of Hongkong for Van
couver. B. C, to the scene. ..''
In the face of a! rising storm
one boat a'ter another was put,
off mannel by members of the
crew of the Monteaj:! and after
hours of perilous woj-kj the rescue
was effected. j
The only loss of life was the
drowning of four Ch nese who at
tempted to pufout a life boat
from the sinking vefcsel. Shortly
after the vescue had been made
the Hsientien broke! in two and
Shower of Frogs Makes.
Gibraltar F6tk Wonder
a thunderstorm herp! recently a
shower of frogs fell n the North
Kront. Thousands of these small
hopDing creatures wee to be seen
in the hedges and aroused mncU
curiosity. Seven yea j-s ago a sim
ilar phenomenon occurred and lat
er a Bhower of sand, covered ev
erything with a pink deposit.