Gold Hill news. (Gold Hill, Jackson County, Or.) 1897-19??, June 03, 1937, Image 6

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    The (¡old Hill News, (¡old Hill, Oregon
what
Poor Lo's Revival.
C A N T A MONICA. CA LIF.—
Despite the blessings of
civilization which we have be­
stowed upon them , including
diseases, whisky, soda pop, and
$2 overalls, the A m erican In­
dians ore increasing.
“ Tide of Death”
By FLO Y D GIBBONS
Famous Headline H unter
FulIer Of Brockl-Vn was eighteen, his dad
of the
1 “ “ “ !!? t0 8 Sp0t in Oklahom a on the banks
of the Canadian river. The nearest town was Konawa, but in
the section the F ullers m oved to. they and the R E D
post-
Vi6 °.nly SeUlerS Within a radius of a b out fifteen
'S ' The f u lle rs farm was on one side of the river and the
postm aster s was on the other
***> « ¿ “
King George Vi Reviews 11 is Guard of Honor
.about:
Adventurers’
Club
, "d
Thursday, June 3, 1937
« ta i J
There was treachery in that s la g rU h riv e r, too
Us head,
waters were up in the Colorado mountains, and sometimes w ater
i e X r eM7 r s“ ow * “ u,d ’ w~ e d™ ‘> ‘ he d ry riv e r beS in ? ‘«or-
avalan5h f . taking everything before it and tillin g the riv e r
bed from bank to bank. “ The n a tive s." says Hube. "c a n these
frequent occurrences ‘head rises.* ”
•
e e
Couldn't U nderstand His Alarm .
And though Hube knows a ll about those ' head rises'* now h .
know a thing about them at the tim e this story opens
" ‘
da? had gone Jacross th® fiv e r a lew days before to helD tne
postm aster cut some wood on his fa rm , and he had asked Huh#» tn hi»-h
UpJ heJ ea™ t0 \ he wagon and d riv e over and get a load It was a hot d iv
w ith thunder clouds up the riv e r to the northwest
Hube drove
w art l eS7 ^ IS and Ned~ down in ‘ ° ‘ he riv e r bed. He forded w hat little
* h -,„r uth ?re ,Was “ tke bottom and then let the horses pick th e ir wav
w hile he lay down in the wagon w ith his hat over his eyes P
5
Several ttmes. he thought he heard strange rum blings uo riv e r
but he paid no attention to them. “ I m ust have dozed off -n « u L / ” k '
" to r
„e x t « * , , t a , . | h , , r t „
, S
S S S * I
T his should give our red brothers
cause fo r w o rry. Suppose they got
so num erous th a t
we gave this coun­
tr y back to them?
A lre a d y we are in­
debted to these o rig ­
in a l inhabitants fo r
q u i n i n e , cocaine,
c o t t o n , chocolate,
to b a c c o , c o rn ,
b e a n s , squashes
pum pkins,
grape­
fr u it, huckleberries
and hundreds o f oth­
er re m edial drugs
Ir v in Cobb
o r foodstuffs. M ore­
over, an em inent a u th o rity says the
cu ra tiv e methods o f the old m e d i­
cine m an had values w hich in m any
respects excelled what the w hite
man has produced and suggests our
scientists m ig h t w e ll adopt ce rta in
aspects of the aborigine's plan.
W hat i t we did that ve ry th in g and
then, by the way of**xchange, in v it­ M U l5 r v * ^ d ta J i 7
ed the tribesm en to take over such
triflin g problem s as an unbalanced
budget, o u r European debts, sit-
down strikes and the younger gen­
eration?
« ’ hi?Wn .insPcc‘ ,n« “ >« troops fo rm in g his guard o f honor du rin g cerem onies at the K oval
Plan 18 000-Milc Yacht Voyage
JOHN I). ROCKEFELLER
Cleaning up the Stage.
lost th e ir licenses, four-
teen burlesque houses in New
Y ork w o n 't ever get them back if
the o fficia ls keep th e ir w ord about
W ith this exam ple to go by, au­
th o ritie s m ig h t next tr y the idea of
cleaning up the le g itim a te stage
there — the spawning - place and
~,r t edlng «found of shows which
filth y lines and filth ie r scenes are
fre e ly offered to pop-eyed audiences
re c ru ite d fro m w hat we ca ll our
best fa m ilie s. Poisoning the m o ra l
atm osphere o f the theater appears
to be the fa v o rite sport o f a new
school o f d ra m a tists who. when thev
were little boys, had th e ir mouths
u ashed out w ith soap fo r using d irty
words, yet never got over the habit.
The ta te ol B* au‘ y Queens.
John D. R ockefeller, who died at
, T as the w eather gets w a rm so
his w in te r home at Orm ond Beach,
the contestants w on't catch any­
F la ., ut the age o f ninety-seven, a f­
thing worse than sunburn, th a t out­
te r m aking m ore than a b illio n dol­
He Caught a Branch of the Old Sycamore Tree.
break of annual monotony known as
la rs and g ivin g nwuy th re e fo u rth s
the beauty contest w ill s tir the popu-
h S ’ w ^ i a n t S l l v * ° ‘ her ’?de ° ‘ the riv e r 1 saw the Postmaster and
of it fo r p h ila n th ro p ic, educational
lace to heights of the utm ost in d if­
“
'!e— fra n tic a lly w aving to me and shouting 'H u r r y !' ”
and m edical research a ctivitie s. The
ference. There w ill be no dress re­
b a re lv eheaV t h e m ° i “ n.Kha,kthe ‘ ° P ° f ‘ beir ' ° ices' but Hube eon,d
p a tria rc h was buried at Cleveland,
hearsals beforehand. With beauty
suddenly f n /r - T.'a 7
* hoom,DJ and fum bling up the riv e r had
Ohio, where 80 years ago he began
contests, it s the other way around.
the r h i r b id ” h d ‘ ° ’ 5.°*?
1 WM ju s t abou‘ in the m iddle ot
w ork as a penniless youth. M r.
And then when M iss Cherokee t w ^ „ o ? a iIKy SaWy,7 and M r8 ' Sawyer sbown « ‘ ting out th e ir 89-foot R ockefeller, whose a m bition was to
S
m
H
e
n
rie
tta
,
fo
r
an
18,000-mil.
voyage
to
Melbourne.
S trip p o r M iss C lear V iew has been
live to one hundred, le ft 38 descend­
hailed as A m e rica 's prize package
.¡ .» “ ¡ S
m
i , ' ’ " > — **• « W n , ™ ,
ants. Had he lived another m onth
of loveliness, she w ill, i f she runs
he would have been ninety-eight.
tru e to fo rm , put her clothes back
Thirty-Foot Wall of W ater.
on and catch the next tra in fo r C ali­
YOUNG COLLEGE HEAD
fo rn ia w ith the intention of s ta rrin g
looked“ ’ “ I m u H ^ t tC»hedhtJ ie / POSti laSter he P°inted upstream . Hube
in the m ovies.
'
..C?uld see the bed fo r flbout a m ile, up to where it made a
sharp turn, he says. “ There was nothing but wind-swept sand But as
On a rriv a l, she w ill be pained to
^ e ° a ehiaC°Jd
S tru c k ‘ ° the ™ r r o w of m y bones Around the bend
note th a t none o f the studio heads
m
a black nightm are, w hirled a th irty -fo o t w a ll ot w ater As it turned
is w a itin g at the station to sign her
016 H u h ^ thC Sandy bankS ° n eith e r side caved ln w ith a great splash ”
up; also th a t p ra c tic a lly a ll the sta r­
the tra c e s a n d ^ rid m e ''N e d "' ” e,
b* ‘ * “ " the horses3 unhooked
rin g jobs are being held by young
life
cie !.'» •, d ? g N, d and leadln« Sis, he started to rid e fo r his
ladies who, in addition to good looks,
USed to being led by the h a lte r and she held back
“I
have th a t desirable little thing
called p ersonality. And next fa ll
-
—
™
t x
z
she 11 be dealing ’em o ff the a rm in
a H ollywood hashery.
s e n s e d ^ d a L e , ' * * ? ' was1,a ir,y deafening now. H u b e '. horse
L l h *1
/ V and ran l,ke mad
Hube says he d id n 't dare
International Slickers.
b“ ‘
C° “ ’d bear 0,31 w ater re ttin g closer and
: D UMORS persist th a t the United
te” feet awav ' V h ° h
WaS ,lm o s t to the bank “ ‘ een f e e t_
States,
G reat
B rita in
and
France are p re p a rin g fo r eventual
agreem ents on m o netary stabiliza-
Safe in the Sycamore Tree.
| tion, ta r iff and trade adjustm ents,
“ Ned was doing his best.’ ’ he says, “ but after a ll, he was ju st a
p rice -fixin g o f essential com m odi­
big, heavy plow horse The path up the bank was steep and he could
ties— and, believe it o r not, brethren
and sistre n —a settlem ent o f the de­
Jrf'ihL t a i r * the. grade at the spcc:1 he was going. We were at the foot
down6 ^Then6 Wh»Ch Neid hlt, the rise w ith his knees, stum bled and went
faulted fo re ig n debts owed to us.
hauncheJ.“ 60'
8
S her° ‘C eff° r t ’ he ,urched s tra i« ht “ P on his
M aybe i t ’s sig n ifica n t—o r, i f you
w ant to be broadm inded and ch a r­
Saved Hube s llfe - As the horse rose in the a ir Hube
ita b le about it, m e re ly a coincidence
D r. P aul Swain Havens, P rin ce ­
nf » h e ^ ia rlldly i0T support' and as *uck would have it he caught a branch
—th a t e ve ry dispatch fro m E u ro ­
h l»
1 sycamore tree hanging over the bank. Says he: “ I scurried
ton graduate, Rhodes scholar, pro­
pean
sources
on
th
is
m
a
tte
r
lists
the
lik e a possum fo r the highest branch—ju s t in the nick of tim e
Th«.
fessor and author who was inaugu­
debts last. And, v e rily I say unto
avalanche was on us. Old Ned bellowed a high, s h rill scream
Thpn
rated as president of Wilson college
you, th a t’s e x a c tly when and where
5*
.5 rushed under the te rrific force of the w ater. I never saw him
a t C ham bersburg, Pa., recently. He
th e y w ill come—last.
h a r k f nthethWag°JJ aga,n' The Postmaster and his w ife had turned th e ir
is only th irty-th re e .
son, in d ivid u a l cham p, and F ra n k P erpich.
’ S d R ,chard
I seem to see the big three gath­
backs on the aw ful scene. When I shouted, they stared at me a s iff they
ered
at
the
council
table
fo
r
the
ere seeing a ghost. The m uddy w ater was churning and boiling
final session and La Belle France
about
fee< The old sycamore tree was all but covered w ith it . "
*
m oving that, e v e ryth in g else having
h a n d o v » ’ h ? n J a r ° Pe and threw “ t0 Hube‘ “ > walked
been arranged to the satisfaction of
hand over hand, up to m y w aist in w a te r,” he says, “ u n til f
the m a jo rity present and the hour
I snlashS° Ti,gr,,li? d ' ’ had no m ore r,‘ached safety than I heard
being late, the d e ta il of those debts
w a te t " h' T
sycamore tree had toppled into the muddy
be put over to some fu tu re date.
I John B u ll seconds the m otion. Mo-
Hube says th a t since that day he has lived an uneventful life
"But ) tion c a rrie d by a vote of 2 to 1, U ncle
m an, says he, I m satisfied.”
! Sam being feebly recorded in the
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Golf Champions of the Big Ten
Gigantic Aqueduct Approaches Completion
• • •
D isplay of the Flag
The flag should be displayed only
fro m sunrise to sunset; it should be
displayed on national and state holi­
days and on histo ric and special
occasions; it should be hoisted b risk­
ly and lowered slow ly and cere­
m oniously. In ra isin g and lowering
the flag it should never be allowed
to touch the ground. When the flags
of states o r citie s or pennants of
societies are flown on the same
h a lya rd w ith the flag o f the United
States, the A m e rica n flag is always
a t the peak. When flown fro m ad­
ja c e n t staffs one flag o f the United
States should be hoisted firs t. No
flag o r pennant should be placed
above o r to the rig h t o f the flag
o f the U nited States, except where
a num ber o f flags are grouped or
displayed fro m staffs, when the flag
o f the U nited States should be in
the center.
Longest and Shortest Days
The longest and shortest days of
the year are determ ined by the
sum m er and w in te r solstices, the
exact tim e being determ ined by
m athem atical calculation. The sol­
stices are the tim es of the year
when the sun is at its greatest dec­
lination, either north o r south. F or
instance, the sum m er solstice is the
tim e when the sun reaches its fa rth ­
est point in its swing northw ard
from the equator, which, according­
ly , m arks the longest day of the
year. The year consists of approx­
im ately 36514 days, and it is this
fractional day o f each year which
causes the solstices to fluctuate.
This is adjusted by the leap years.
However, the longest and shortest
days d iffe r in length from the days
im m e d ia te ly preceding and fo llo w ­
ing them by only a fraction of a
m inute.
A Sense of H um or.
rY A M O N R U N YO N , who, „
wise, should know better,
i opens the issue o f w hether i
; people have a sense o f hum or, m is
i provokes somebody to in q u ire w hat
is hum or, anyhow?
I stand by th is d e fin ition : H um or
is tragedy standing on its head w ith
its pants torn.
Lots o f fo lks th in k a sense of hu­
m o r is predicated on the a b ility to
laugh at o ther folks, w hich is wrong.
A real sense of h u m o r is based on
o u r a b ility to laugh at ourselves.
You have to say, not as Puck did,
“ W hat fools these m o rta ls be,” but,
“ W hat fools we m o rta ls be.”
T h a t’s w hy few women have a true
sense o f hum or. U sually a woman,
even a w itty woman-, takes herself
so seriously, she can never regard
herself unseriously.
IR V IN S. COBB.
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