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THE GOLD HILL NEWS. THURSDAY. JUNE 1«. 1932
George jM di s h <.
W. M.l -U. SERVICI
iw *« h t B y P e n n pub . co
FROM TH E BEG INNING
F ra n i hla tu r r o l
S ia n t o l
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Ih s u A m o ri LsfftaaA danehtor at S tu a rt'a l i r a i la tba fur bualaaaa, aad «raraa ta
l a . ......1 at tu a , aba » '- I Jim a r m a la io aacbaaaa aataa
L rB toad . a ltb P a ra d b . k b kaU k r a a j Ib u ta a a n t, arrtaaa to M atch
P a r a c b . r f t a p b r a m m i l , toward Jlca. ibauab l a l t l a a d arknaw l-
«ralM uda. C a b « la Iba (atoad to toa S A urora baa b t t Iba p r . a i l i i t
k r P a r a d b a n d l a n a « la Ir a r a l (aw ard Iba I-a H loud pari
Ib a acar ba aaa rlu raa Ib a hast, toavtog b b bait d r a a a .d aaaarr aa Ib a ( m b
dbcuaaaa « la a . w ith b b l u» arlar, A atbaw C b r b lb .
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arada C k r l a l b allwwa S tu a rt, a l kla r a q u a a l. ana y a w la "araba «aad "
Ila b a rra
Ib a paal ta rila « ba baa baaa u a fu a ll. Ira a to d
P a ra d b krtbaa aa la d la a la a r u k u a k
Jia. aad Oaaar. Tba a l l a m p l talla, arad Jia. lakaa Iba la d b a l a I a l l load.
C H A P T E R I V — Continued
we are talking business- -ve ry im M oren, flushing. -I'm glad w rv a got
portant. W ill you welt for ua out
such a square rival on this lake"
With a wave of bis hat to the white
Hhe glanced doubtfully at Btuart
figure of Aurora who stood on the
and the men standing beside him.
iM S M e e M U tM M tff e e ^ r iM
higher shore, Stuart stepped Into the
* i - « l «ff w i l l a fl4 W « « t. >a«b I
"IsMika more like war than bualneaa, canoe, while two humiliated and exas
«e. I m
I »Uve*» Y « « fase l u t e a>
to me.” she flung lightly over her
perated fur men watched him until
shoulder ns she left the room.
his canoe passed from sight behind
"It'a agreed, then,” said LeHlond
eagerly, "thut you make no report to
"First blood for Sunset House!”
W onderful Clock Made
By Louim M. Comitack
the authorities If Paradla goes?”
laughed Jim, elated with the outcome
by Ita lia n A rtific e r
"Yea, If you ship Paradla to your of ihe visit to I.eHlond'a— and glow
A dock so complicated that no
Nipigon post«—out of thia country."
ing with the memory of Aurora's (lam
watchmaker alive could possibly un
ST. V A L E N T IN E
ing far< Tomorrow he should see her
"We’ll shake hands on that, Mr.
derstand Its workings haa been com
Stuart," said Macl-auren, and the Slone. With her heart In her voice she
three men bound their compact. "Now
had naked him to come— this mock C T . V A LEN TIN E. In whose nnme ex pleted by a patient man named Coa-
presalont of sentiment have been tunzo Renzl of Rimini, Italy, after
will you take a meal with ua before
ing. headstrong girl who had feared
to meet hla ayes. There was no mis exchanged since early Itoman times two years of assiduous attention.
taking her flushed face, her voice, her ap[»eared frequently In surly church The 90-hour dock, almost entirely
“Tee," urged the relieved LeHlond,
look, as through a curtain of mist. history. M«nks or priests have ticen made of bamboo and built In the
“my duughter expects you.”
form of the Fascist emblem, la 3 feet
An hour with her. even In the pres Ha, also, had come to mean something sainted under thut name In France.
Italy. Hpuln and South Africa, and II high. Besides marking the hoar, the
to this amazing glrL
ence of her father and hla partner
"W ell, Omar, what d'you think? wna given »[»erial significance In Hie minute and the second, this wonder
would have been unalloyed delight to
ful timepiece also shows the phases
W ill they keep their word and send Third century by a Itoman priest not
the captivated Btuart, but the fierce
protest In the stormy face of Umar our friend Paradis down to Nipigon?" rd for hla good deeds and also by a of the moon, the day of the week,
the month and the day of the month.
The paddle of the half-breed dipped certain bishop of Umbria
and the responsibility for tba safety
methodically a number of times before
Hut a favorite legend Identifies the Besides, here are some more extrav
of Pierre forced him to refuse.
he answered: "Why you hunt dat girl saint who la responsible for our an agances: When the dock strikes, a
Outside, la the clearing, Aurora
nual indulgence In lace |>a|»er, rapid« small flag with pictures of the king
was waiting. “You w ill allow ua to w'en we start for Pipestone In fre e
and sweet ditties with « Homan youth and II Duce appears and tbs chimes
make a small return of the hospi day?”
Jim's brown face slowly broke Into of the early Christian era. who chose play “Glovtnexza." the Fascist hymn.
tality you offered us? You will stay I”
s smile. There was no deceiving the to be crucified rather than deny hla ud When these are over a small mortar
"I'm sorry. I can't."
on the top of the clock fires a salvo
"You mean you don't care to?" She astute Omar. And his unfailing loy herence to the new faith. While lying
In prison awaiting execution, he fell In and a tiny tricolor makes another
was walking alone with him now alty atoned for hla meddling.
appearance. Inventor Renzl assured
"I asked you If you thought they’d love with hla jailer's daughter and let
ahead of the others.
school children that try as be might
“Care to?" He looked boldly Into keep their word. Paradis Is a valuable for her a farewell message signed
man; LeHlond will hate to lose him." "from your Valentine." Early rite» In he couldn't get the contrivance to
her pleading eyes. "Don't you know
Thrice the long paddle of Omar hls honor are Idem fled with the Ito do home lessons.
that I want to see you—talk to you?
broke the water while Jim waited for man festival of the Lupercal. In which
Can't you feel I t r
the slernman's answer. Then the slit- suppliants prayed for success In mat
Hhe turned to the lake and he aaw
like eye« of the half-breed met those Ing.
she alow pulse of color sweep to the
of hla chief as be replied: “You cross
Valentine« In the familiar heart
raven hair that rippled from her tem
de Ink' again, Oinar go wld you."
shape were commonly exchanged tn
ple as she asked: "Then I'm some
Thera wna no luring of Ornar from
England as early as the Fourteenth
thing more Ihnn an empty-headed,
«polled child to you, Mr. Jeem hla fixed Idea, so, with a laugh, Jim century, and St. Valentine's day 1«
resumed hla paddling.
mentioned by both Chancer and Shake
An anxious Sarah and Marthe stood apeare. Prohatily the earliest vnten-
Intoxicated by her nearness—he
on the beach beside old Esau and the tlne In the English language was writ
even caught the faint scent of the per
yelping Smoke and the dog team, ten In 1419:
fume she wore— Jim's voice thickened
when the canoe returned. In the eyes
of the Indian women Ihe journey T h is day la m » N atu ra aermed In love.
Tho«e «he loves . . . are tin t to »uf-
across the lake had been In the nature Th e lusty nap began to move,
F»e»h hatees stirre d the em bracing
fer when monthly pains shatter her
of a war party, and they chMttered
nerve*. Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
with relief when they saw there had
A n d b ird « had d r a w n th e ir V a le n
1 would ease that awful agony.
tin es — !
been no casualties.
“ You cross de lak’ een de m orninT’
W a r Is P a y in g B u iin e s a
makers apparently have
no fatherland and nothing to lose but
“I follow een noder cano’. You tak'
heir business,” aays a recent Issue
>f Social Science Abstracts, a digest
» |>ay reverence when they visit. In
"Yea, I planned to send Smoke Into
>f the writings of social Interest ap-
Forest Lawn Memorial park. Glen
the bush to smell around. I won’t be
dale. Calif., the reproduction of the ,»earing in over four thousand mag
Omar shook hla black head. "You “ Wee Kirk In the II eat tier." the church azines, In a review of an article In
Tbe World Tomorrow. “ Both Prus-
nevalre see her again. W ’y yon go?" the heroine of this oldest and sweet
aian and Austrian armies were
The head man stared In awed est of love songs la said to have at
alienee at the sudden pain In Jim's tended at Glencalrn. near her Scottish equipped with Krupp artillery In
home. Rut tls William Douglaso. her 1800; Willlngen. a large German arms
company, was partly owned by
"That la why I am going: because devoted lover and author of the o rlg
tnal version of the poem, to whom French capital and had two French
I ’ll never see her again," said Stuart,
men on Its board of directors. Vlck-
honors are due.
In a low tone.
“Ah-hah, you lak' dat girl." replied
Annie M u rie, stripped of Douglass' ers. a British company, supplied the
the loyal Omar, softly. "Den I go adoring poetry and the lilting music Boers with the machine guns to bn
which we all know, was hut a braw nsed against England, and Vickera-
tak' care of you."
The wide mirror of the great lake Scotch lassie after all, with a*'rolling Ternl built tbe modern Italian fleet,
was still shot with reflected stars
eye" and but little sense of duty. although Italy was officially a mem
“ Mr. Stuart!" She Gasped, Her Dark
when the two canoes left Sunset
Horn in IGS2, at Maxwelton bouse ber of the Triple alliance. British-
Skin Deepening W ith Color. "You
House. At the knees of each paddler, Glencalrn, she grew up to he the moat built mines were responsible for
Camo Hare, and They Didn’t
as he pushed hla boat out Into the charming and provocative young lady British ship losses at tbe Darda
Tall M i"
dusk, lay a rifle.
In all Dumfriesshire. How William nelles.”
Before the sunrise two canoes were Douglass felt about her be wrote
aa he replied, almost Inandlbly:
"You're something more than a glo landed widely apart on the large down for all the world to sing
Island, drawn up. and hidden from spite, however, of her "promise true"
rious creature who Is going out of my
Bight In the "hush.” Omar took hla
of which he boasted In bis song.
life forever. Aurore LeHlond."
rifle and the binoculars and crossed Annie married one Alexander Fergu
Her dusky eyes half closed as he
the Island to watch the post. I f Para son while William was off to the
watched her profile, with Its quiver
dis followed her canoe that morning, ware. As the wicked often do. she
ing lipa; hut she did not turn her
the half-breed promised himself, Le- flourished, even to her eighty-second
T H B P E N g T R A T IN « G E R M IC ID E
face. "You mean that?"
Hlond would be relieved of his promise year I
" I mean much more."
• a«tandsrdllamia awaytbooseadi
—unless he wanted to send a dead
Douglass has been as unlucky as a
"Then why ara I going out of your
of family medicine cabin««, aafe-
man to the Nipigon.
Ufo? I stuy here until September."
goardlng grownupi and children
Jim had hours to wall until he could Annie Laurie, he was eventually be
*T am going Into the bush with
again« t cougha and c o ld i N o other
reft also of his song. The original
treatment! si ihe 1L Large size S I J 3
P^vnd's canoe. So he dropped his version had but two verses.
at your drag (tore.
"In two dnye."
E. ROLLINS CO. 2 ± T X £
“Then meet me at the white, sand-
She was coming to meet him— this
bench on the Inrge island," she said
hurriedly, /o r voices sounded close be glorious dark creature who had so
R o ck G a rd e n s
hind them, “tomorrow morning as vallnntly fought death over miles of
wind-driven sea, only to laugh at It.
early aa you can."
A womau who had fallen prey to
In her pride, she had turned her
O HER friends Alice Longfellow ’ he mania for rock gardens had con
"I w ill b* at the white sand-
flushed face and clouded eyes from
the "grave Alice" of her fa
structed what ahe regarded a most
heach," he whispered, and hla heart
him that he might not see; but he had tiler's loved poem, “the Childrens
artistic example of the prevailing
shook him with Ita pounding.
seen. Miracle though It was. those Hoar," a thoughtful, widely traveled
tad. The flag paths, concrete pedes
"W e're sorry you won't allow us to hours at Sunset House with this girl
return your hospitality, Mr. Stuart,” of the cities had wrought their mutual woman of unusual personal charm. As tal surmounted with sun dial, flow
aald Ix>Hlond aa they stood on the spell. The humble fur-trader, Jim a young woman she attended Newn ers planted among the rocks and all
ham college, Cambridge, thus becoming
bench where Omar and Pierre walled
S tu art had reached her—If not her the first American woman to attend a the other accessories presumably
necessary to form the complete
at the canoe.
heart, her senses. And she was com
"And we admire your sporting blood ing to him here on this lonely Island foreign college. She was a member of whole. Tbe woman was contemplat
the first class of Radcliffe, was among ing her finished work with much sat
In not pushing thia matter." added
to say good-by.
those whose vision and energy found isfaction when a teamster pulled up
MaclJiuren. "Innocent or guilty, Para
Jim landed and leisurely put on hla ed this "Ilarvcrd Annex" in 1879 as a
to the curb and called out: “Say,
dis Is going fo pay for thia mess."
clothes. She had asked him to be at four-year experiment In feminine edu
“He's going to pay me If ever Omar,
the sand-beach as early as he could cation, and was actively connected missus, would you like to have them
there rocks hauled away? I ’ll do It
here, or I run into him again. You
reach It, but had named no hour. He
keep your agreement and I’ll keep looked at his watch. Seven o'clock! with its growth and progress until fter cheap for ye!"
death just a few years ago.
Too early yet I It would take her an
Hut Alice Longfellow couldn't hnve
S c o t la n d G e t s H ig h C lif f s
"Thanks, Mr. Stuart,” returned Mac-
hour to paddle from the post. Then
been such a “grave" little girl after
A Campbell Blair has bequeathed
he saw a canoe In the distance.
all. for her father, who «’aa already
When the boat had approached to forty-four and famous when she was to Scotland the southern portion of
within a half-mile Jim knew, from the born and Inclined to grandfntherly In the headland of Ardmeanoch, known
stroke, that the craft was paddled by dulgence toward all hla children, wrote as the Burg. The Burg cliffs, exposed
to the Atluntlc, rise 1.200 feet from
women. It was she.
of her just after her christening. "The
Presently the bow paddler waved brightest, gayest of girls, who enjoyed the sea, and provide sanctuary for
bullt a $2.000.000 plant In California.
many sea birds. The cliffs contain
her hand to the man who restlessly
Groups of men drat attacked the walked the shore. The canoe drifted the ceremony as much as any of us." many caves. Including the Mnckln-
vast seaweed ''plantations” with sick nearer. For a space, he watched the And II was Alice he used to tense with uon eave, once visited by Doctor
les, hut It wag not long before «team blade of Aurora, driven by her round that little classic:
Johnson. On the Burg Is also to ba
and gnauline propelled scow» equipped arms, flash In the sun; then shortly, T h ere la « lit tle g irl, who had a llttla seen the famous MacCulloch tree,
with mechnnlcal harvesting machinery
one of the most ancient fossil trees
her laugh reached him.
R ig h t in the m iddle of her forehead;
doited the Pacific seaweed fields, A
Yon are early. W hen »he was good, she was very, very In existence.
dozen or more plants were established.
Monsieur Stuart," she called.
But when she w a s * bad. ahe waa
When the armistice was signed, the
“I hnve been here for hours," he
companies disbanded almost ns quick said, "waiting for the dawn, and now,
((©. 1X31 W estern N ew sp aper U n io n .)
ly as they were established. Today
she hns come.”
one remains. The others succumbed
Very p retty!”
With a flash of
First Train Tunnal
to cheaper German potash or Importeli
white teeth she smiled Into his eager
The first railroad tunnel is the
seaweed products. — National Geo face ns lie drew the boat In to the
Wood head tunnel, which was begun In
graphic Society Bulletin.
beach and gave her his hand, wh.le the spring of 1839. The first train
to«» o f oppatits, crown«»«,
the eyes of the Indian girl In the stern passed through December 2. 1845. This
gritting lha H ath o r scratch
ing tho noaoarstigns that worm» ora prarant.
A n c ie n t T a la « a n d T o w e r «
was over what was known as the Man
tryst of LeRlond's daughter and the chester. Sheffield A Lincolnshire rail
Traot promptly with Jayno's Vermifugo.
In Somersetshire, about 25 miles
trader from across the lake.
prorad nam ely can bo rcllod wpoa In
way. now Ihe Great Central division
from Hath, Is Glastonbury, where, leg
Then, as she stepped to the sand,
po»» round worms ond thotr eggs oof cose*
end states, was built neurly 1.000 years
plaraly in ih e rt order. N o ottmr prsporo
Jim's eyes, which hed not left the
•in n la
O- - —
ngo, England's first Christian church.
bw •ilwciiwOo Iff
if is i pio
radiant dark face, noted the tan linen
It Is claimed also that St Patrick was knickers beneath the white blouse.
ivrwiy n w tn iM A izon i SWD|OCT y o w cn iia ro fi
W o r l d 's F o r e s t A r e a
d $ us F i c
tw? iff ^Off
horn here and cHme back to die nfter
“Glhodlegwnson I" he grinned. ' You
The present forest area of the
hla fumnus missionary activities In Ire wore them In memory P'
world. In round figures. Is nhout 7.500.
land. Here also Joseph of Arlmathea
Her dusky eyes lit with raillery.
Iv T Y i.M
^ff ssfl ffffa
sts^ r fl a Im
a Ara* «
^y^ - Jv 1 T ~ v f ^R
OOO.OIN) acres, which Is 22 per cent of
came with the Holy Grail, planting hla
Yes, In memory of our meeting—and
fram y o v r draggiat D E D . JAYNE * S O N ,
the total land area, exclusive of the
staff on the hill, where It grew Into because they wash.”
polar regions. The areu of actually
the famous Glastonbury thorn, which
O VER s e M IL L IO N B O TTLES SO LO
They stood on the bench looking at
blossoms st Christmas tlme-every year. each other like runaway children, as
ably one-fourth less than tlds amount,
It Is a delightful region for those who the Indian girl paddled the canoe dla
or 5,500.1X10.000 acres, which Is 10 pel
love ancient tales, ancient towers and creetly up the shoes.
cent of the land area.
ancient moorlands. -London MuiL
( T o n t C O .N T lN U N lt.l
P ort 3
I'arndla opened Ilia dorir of Ihe
trade room, hl« dark features pictur
ing Ihe «train under which he labored,
but he evidenced no surprise at the
presrtire of the men from Hunset
House. lie met the slllterlug eyes of
the GJIhwa, Jim'« arausqd «mile, and
the savage glnnee of Omar, who
atood. arm« folded, the Anger« of hl«
right hand touching the handle of hl«
knife, with equal Indifference.
“Good day, Monsieur Paradis." Bald
Jim, “ Pierre, here, haa a little «lory
to tell your employer«." Turning to
the excited Indian, Ktusrt continued:
"Now tell these gentlemen Juat what
you told ua.”
"What hare I to do w lj thea In
dian?” demanded Paradla, assuming
an air of aurprlae, aa he stroked hla
email mustache. Itut Jim noted the
unateaillneaa of hla hand.
"Keep quiet I” rasped the Inter
ested and perplexed MacMaren. “Let
him tell h it story."
Questioned by Jim when he faltered,
hla eyes shifting fearfully from the
black face of t^Itlond Io the sneering
Paradis. Pierre told, now In English,
now In OJIhwn, how he had been re
fused sii|»pllea for the winter because
of hla old debt, and In despair was
about to leave with hla family when
l*aradls approached him with the
scheme to ambush Htuart's canoe on
Its return up the Woman river from
As Mlgwan accused Paradla of plot
ting the shooting of Omar and Jim, the
sneer faded from the head man's face.
With a snarl he flung at the Indian:
"You He I You dirt enter!"
"One minute. Paradis I" rasped Jim.
"Id»t him finish I"
M lllo nd was studying hla assistant
through narrowed eye«.
"Hight here, I want to any," said
Jim. "that It was only after j long
grilling, when he feared for hla life,
that thia man named you. Paradla"
"When you put eet een heea head,
eh?" sneered Hie other, palpably un
easy under the searching scrutiny of
"No, I didn’t put It Into hla head—
I didn't have I'o," drawled Jim, enjoy
ing the halting. "After giving you
that swimming leaaon, I just nnturally
thought you were the skunk behind
Paradla denied having any part In
the ambush. "Eet eea a lie—all lie !”
he protested. "I refuse dla Pierre flour
an' he mak' up de atory.”
"Hut why should he lake It out on
me and my man here unleaa he was
paid to do It? lie had nothing against
ua! He never saw ua before," de
manded Jim. "And how did he know
we were at Lake Expanse You told
him and you learned It from Mac-
“He went to rob you of your grub I"
“ Nonsense I He knew we weren't
freighting supplies—our eanne was
empty." Then Jim turned to grave-
fneed Id»Blond and MncLnurcn who
were exchanging whispers. " If I re
port this thing to Christie at Lake Ex
panse, there'll be a police canoe hero
In September, You know what that
LeHlond nodded. "We don't want
Ihe police In thia, Mr. Stuart," he said
quietly, "It’s a bnd mess, but you've
t<nly got thia Indian's word ngnlnst
the word of Paradla. I f you report
thia thing to the auttinrltlea, It will
make no end of trouble. They'll hnve
al* of ua down to the rnllroad and
ho,d ua there aa witnesses,”
»It certainly will be serious not only
for Parnilla but for the North-West
Trading company," ngreed Jhn with a
stiff smile, while wrinkles of smuseil
sntV/actlon furrowed Omar's square
fare is he watched the apprehension
In tl.y eyes of LeHlond. "Hut I don’t
IntenJ to hnve Indians bribed to Are
on m« by your people," lie went on.
" If h t 1 hit one of us. It would have
put y»u out of business and you'd
stand trial to hoot."
"Yoa don't believe I had any knowl
edge ott this?" protested LeHlond.
“No, of course not.”
"W hat ,1’yuh want us to do. Stunrt?"
asked Ma*Lauren. "W e regret thia
thing deep'y. Hut there's only thia
Indlnn'a wivd against that of Para
''Paradis had a motive for Injuring
me; this Indian had none I'm satis-
fled the a*or.v la straight
you'll get rid of Paradla—send bltn
out of this country and keep him out.
I won't report this shooting.”
"That'« a bargain,” quickly agreed
The ash-gray face of Purndla
worked convulsively aa he heurd hla
sentence of bnnlshment.
found hla voice, “You writer of love
lettalr," he stormed. “ You t'lnk you
get her now Paul Paradla eea gone,
eh? Ha I hat You are de bceg fool—
From the side, unnoticed by hla
head man, Ihe exasperated LeBlond
struck Paradla full In Ihe face with
Ids open hand— then the trade room
door swung open wide and Aurora
LeHlond atood In Ihe doorway.
"Why, what's happening? Wliat'a
Kyea wide with aur
prlae, the girl glanced from the dazed
Paradis and the furious face of I.e-
Hlnnd to Ihe men from Hunset House.
"Mr. H tuartl" she gasped, her dark
skin deepening with color. "You—
came here, and they didn't tell me.
Father, what has happened?”
Hlack brows contracted, she glanced
Inquiringly from her father's annoyed
look to the enchanted eye« of Stuart,
“Thia la no place for you; we are
talking business," objected I^HIond.
Aa he watched her, Jim wondered
If Paradla had kept secret their meet
ing at Ihe split rock—If she had made
a rendezvous In (he stolen note, to
have him fall her. Then slowly over
her expressive fare broke the girl's
“It may be nunc of my business,
mon pere. but as Mr. Stuart happened
not long ago, to have fished your
daughter out of the lake, your way
ward child as the female head of your
house Insists on welcoming Mr. Stuart
to Bonne Chance." The room was
hushed with tension as she walked to
Jim, and gnve him her hand.
“Welcome to our city, Mr. Stunrt,”
she said, her dusky eyes alight with
"Of course, after this
momentous hualnesa, you'll hnve lunch
with u a ” Then she dropped a low:
"Paradla told me—about the split
He saw the pulse heating In her
throat, the color deepen under her
olive skin, while her hand for an In-
stnnt pressed hla. And the touch of
her sent his heart off at a gallop.
"Thank you, but we're starting at
once,” he answered, and, poignant aa
a knife thrust, came the realisation
that thia amaxlng girl, to whose near
ness every nerve In hla body was
alive, would soon be but a memory.
"But why?" she demanded.
candid gaxe sought the Impatient look
of her father. "Why do you stand
there aa If you had no manners?
Have you lost your voice? I am ask
ing Mr. Stuart to lunch with us be
fore he goes."
With a resigned shrug of the shoul
ders lycKlond answered hla Indomitable
daughter. "You do not understand—
She's Up in the Air Again
No Profitable Market for American Seaweed
America's Intereat In Its own sea
weed resources dates hack to pre-Co
lumbian times, when Indians used It
ns fish halt and for basket weaving.
In 1902 a scientist discovered thut sea
weed on the Pacific const contained
potash, Important fertilising element.
Hut he could Interest no one In his dis
covery for a decade.
As In the case of many other raw
products, a World war was necessary
to make Its Importance known. Ger
man potash supplies were cut off. The
farms cried for potash, so Ihe govern
ment set out to find a source. A com
pany manufacturing explosives also
needed a substance from seaweed as
nn Ingredient for Its products, so It
D ean o f B attleships
II. M. 8. Implacable la the oldest bat
tleship afloat, and hna a great history.
Originally French, she was launched
as long ago as I7H9 under the nnme
the Uuguay Trouln, and after T rafa l
gar she was rounded up and taken
ns a prise to Plymouth. The Dugttny
Trouln would not surrender until 150
men and her captain were killed or
wounded. Not for nothing, when the
re-chrlstcnliig set In, was the name
Ir r ita b le
P e e v is h