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FALLS CITY NEWS
SOUTH AFRICA IS
LAND OF PROMISE
British See Great Possibilities
In Immense Territory.
FALLS CITY. OREGON, SATURDAY, JULY 31. 1915
containing iVte well known Ivlm'oerlllo
| have becii found lu the tjiboou. Iteth-
I auy und Kectmunslioop district», but
' careful lest» have shown them to I h >
I harreu'of diamonds.“
Next to the dliimoud held» the cop-
per mines rank In lm|»>rtoiiee. The
value o f the copper exported lu 1013
was gi.0M2.IMo In ll.u opinion o f eX-
|H*rta (here 1» no doubt that the coun
try will supply copper and copper ores
lu Increasing quantities for muuy
years to come.
Prospecting work hu» been dune In
connection with gold. tin. Iron, lead,
Htilphur. etc., but tin* r.*»ultN have been
somewhat dlNU|i|K>liiting. nllbough Im
mense deposit» of Irou mid tlu ores are
known to exist. A »earn of coni has
been found, and lit.* Germuns had be
gun to exploit Immcinw layer* o f white
and colored marble o f excellent quality
The second source »f wealth lu the
territory Is the pusture laud.
William Mncdnnuld. the Mouth African
agricultural expert. who visited the
colony a couple o f years ago. described
It as a land o f enormous agricultural
poast bill ties, destined to become one of
the fluent ranch countries In the world
HARD HIT BY WAR
Exports Have Fallen Off af an
New York.- T h a t the European war !
has proved a severe blow Industrially
to the Canary Islands was the state
ment made by Homer Brett. United
Mtutes consul at Tenerife. Mr. Brett,
who has been transferred to I .a Gualra.
D iam ond Fiatda F o rm Traaauro H o u to
Venezuela, was a visitor at the branch
office o f the bureau o f foreign and do- |
"Btonoa of Ffro” S till Lie In Banda of
inextlc commerce lu tbe custom house.
N a m ib — Copper and Coppar Oraa In
"The war." suld tbe consul, "has
forced u great interest In tbe Canaries
In everything American
Ca|K> Town, Mouth Afrlva.—Much
the outbreak o f hostilities the Island
N|>ct'uliitlon Ima l>«*on indulge.! in no
ers bought practically all o f tbelr flour
to l ho value ua u |>osxi*s»Um o f tho lui
from Eugland. most o f tbe commodity
niouMo territory o f German aoutliwcat
being shipped from Liverpool. Now
Africa, wrested hy tho Union o f Mouth
they have turned to tbe United States
Africa force», under General Botha,
for this breadstuff, and Increasing
from the German», who had occupied
quantities are being received there.
It »lin e May, 1HS3. Ml* times the al*c
At present only American automo
or England, ticing about 322,450 square
biles are being Imported, and tbe na
LITTLE MONEY WILL NOW BUY BIG BUNDLES
lull.*» In area mid Including Ovumbo-
tives speak highly o f tbe makes al
OF GOOD GOODS IN OUR STORE. THE SUMMER
land, Duinaraland und Great Naniaquu-
laud and »(.araely populated, it ha»
“ Up to the beginning of the war tbe
SEASON IS DRAWING TO A CLOSE WITH US
been dcHcribml a» a wllderno»», with a
Canary Islands bad an annual export
fertile tract only here and there.
AND WE WAMT TO SELL OUT EUERY PIECE OF
trade o f 7.000.000 (fates of bananaa.
A Mouth African authority dexcrltied
5,000.000 boxes o f tomatoes. 1.000.000
GOODS WE HAUE LEFT. OUR PRICES
recentry In the Cape Tim.*» 11» domi
boxes o f potatoes and 400.000 crates of
nant physical feature» a» follow»:
WILL SOON 00 IT.
oulons. A large part o f this trade
"A »lowly rising, »audy const licit; a
went to southwestern Europe, but the
BUT THE WEARING SEASON FOR SUMMER
high interior plateau, broken by Iso
war has placed a blight on all this
lated mouiituin range» ami »tony kop
IS NOW ONLY AT ITS HEIGHT. COME
jes, and a gently falling eastern »trip
depended upon tbe Scandinavian coun
of aan.ly country which merge» In the
NOW WHILE THE CHOOSING IS GOOO AND BUY
tries for all o f the crate material used
level expanse of the Kalahari desert.
Berkeley, Cal.—There I* a young wo In packing the fruit and vegetable
THE WHOLE FAMILY NEEDS.
The average height o f the upland» 1» man In Berkeley who saw a baby for
about r>.<N»i feet. The climate on the the first time only a few weeks ago. products. This wood ts no longer
REMEMBER! BIG UALUE FOR YOUR MONEY
x. hole 1» healthful and eminently suited Mho thought it wns a package from available (o any extent, and Inquiries
for Europeans, though mnlnriul fever which the wrapping hud been torn. are now being made In tbe United
Is prevalent In the subtropical north. When tho “ package” moved she was States for »books. The packers must
Before tho war It supported a white astounded.
this country to coifle to tbelr aid.
population of 1f..S;iO»|K*ople. with some
Mho Is Miss Tomxyna Carlyle, aged
"Another serious handicap tn the is
twenty-one. After darkness, due to
The territory'» three great natural blindness at birth. Miss Carlyle Is able lands la tbe shortage o f fertilizers. Up
sources of wealth are minerals, pas to see today. Her sight Is the gift o f a to tbe start o f tbe war the bulk o f fer
ture lund and agricultural land.
woman o f meaus. whose name Is with tilizer was imported from Antwerp,
and a lesser quantity from London.
May» the authority above quoted:
"The mineral wealth has been the
This woman was born blind, too; but, This was principally Chilean nitrate.
n out considerable source o f prosperity her sight having been restored by nn This trade has. of course, been greatly
Rlnco Its'N. and It ts certain to bo an operation, she has gone o f recent years upset, and when I left Tenerife they
among blind Institutions seeking young were negotiating with American Arm«
women a title ted us she was. furnishing for needed supplies. There Is also a
serious shortage In coal and cement
money for the operations.
Miss Carlyle 1» u graduate o f the Wis The Canaries are an annual market
draw the shekels into the coffers
consin normal school and ts attending for 1.000,000 tons of coal, practically
o f teachers of modern dancing
the University o f California here,
where six months' more work will plied from Newcastle.”
were as easy for him as lying in
bring her another degree.
The Village Appollo Who Left Town bed until ten in the morning listen
Highly educated, she cannot read
Dear Wrecks Hat Window.
printed English. having heretofore
New London. Conn.—A buck deer ap
ing to the sound of his father’s
studied tho raised point system of tho peared tn New London and after doing
blind. Mhe ts taking lessous in reading. much damage was killed. He jumped
axe dissecting logs into stovewood.
Tho baby was oue of the never end through a window In a millinery store
Onee upon a time in a little 1906
But one day Ferdy’s source of
ing Neiies of wonders she saw after and proceeded to wreck It. Two po
the surgeon's knife brought her from licemen and Eugene McCann, manager model county seat there dwelt un revenue died. After the funeral
tho world of durkucss Into the world for Commodore Morton F. Plant's base der the roof o f his immediate pa
the executioners learned that the
ball team, followed It and attempted to
Telling for the first time o f her Im "shoo" It out.
Instead o f being ternal ancestor a gay and spritely sole heritage of the legatee con
pressions when she saw objects pre "shooed.” the doer showed tight and youth named Ferdinand.
And sisted of two hundred dollars in
viously known only by the sense of all three men were Injured before It
touch or sound. Miss Carlyle said:
unpaid ibi'ls, mostly of his own
•'I was on a street car when a wom
tales of evil, for here, be it known, contraction, and about seventeen
an got on with a baby in her arms.
Ferdy fit into an assignment of dollars in real coin of the realm.
I had never seen one before und did
uot know what it xvas. I thought It TREATMENT OF WAR SHOCK.
labor like a two hundred and Immediately the denizens begun
wns a package from which the wrap
London Surgoon Addraaaoa American ninety pound damsel fits into a to see strange illusions.
ping hud been torn.
Inatituta of Homeopathy.
P lioto by American Prees Association.
The exercising at real labor.
But then I saw the face
Chicago.--Treatment o f "war shock," twenty-four inch Spirella.
OKN KK AL BOX BA.
clearly and recognized the features oue o f the newest ulfiictions known to village sages figured Ferdy as of
Ferdy had no such hallucinations.
of a human being. And I knew I was medical science, was brought to the at
Important factor In tlu* future develop
looking for the first time upon one of tention of the American Institute of no account, the business men Immediately upon being informed
ment of the country. The diamond
the most precious thlugs on earth."
Homeopathy at Its convention here.
Helds form a rich treasure house, and
wondered just how long the old of his financial status he spent six
Her surprises, suld Miss Carlyle, be
Dr. James Pearson o f London, a sur
Immense quantities of the precious
gan Immediately after tho baudages geon attached to the Anglo-American man’s bank account would hold bones for a new pair of dancing
'stones of tire' still lie In the sands of
kicks, and that night while the
were removed from her eyes following hospital, the homoeopathic war base In
The Holds extend from
the successful operuflon.
She saw Paris, In a paper on the work of physi out, and the young men secretel.v city slept Ferdy beat it.
Conception buy (100 miles south of
lingers fo r the first time. They seem cians In the European war. wrote that envied him and wondered how he
Mwakopmundl to Angras Juntas, a dls
A year passed and none of his
ed much longer and fatter than she “ war »hock" had caused much tempo
tance o f about 200 miles, but they arc
heard from him.
rary insanity among the soldiers.
Intersected In funny places by hills and
Colors made a great Impression on
“One o f the great problems has been
But the young ladies could see the Ladies Aid lost interest in him
riders and tracts of worthless sand.
The various producing companies, the her, and It required considerable In (he treatment o f tbe new disease,” Dr.
no alloy in Ferdinand and when when the bolt fell. One morning
great majority of wllieli are German, struction before she could distinguish Pearson wrote. “ It la an undefined but
thorn. Colors In foods rendered eating real ailment, due tn a large part to the ever the folks referred to him as as Deacon Simmons was secretly
hold a fifty years' lease from the Ger
terrible and Incessant noises o f gun
reading the theatrical page c f a
man Coloulal company, and together difficult.
"I had not seen different articles of nery and the generally acute excite a synonym of shiftlessness they
before the war broke out they em
paper, he saw Ferdy's face
ployed about 5,000 natives and colored food beforo." snld Miss Carlyle. “ For ment» und emotions accumulating and
at him and below the pic
men. From lUOH to the end o f 1IM3
Impressing themselves on tbe nervous
gems (o the value o f $35,522,000 had .'seemed to be eating colors."
system. Quiet and sleep are the great divine dancer. Now dancing was ture the type said:
need of these men, but It la hard to get Ferdy’s long 9uit, his forte, his Young Dancer Signs Vaudeville
Nothing Cdub Wears a Smila.
“ How long wll|*these fields last? The
them In a condition where they can
strong point. Bounded anterially Contract at Monstrous Salary.”
Cedar Grove. N. J.—A club hns been sleep.
experts differ, us owing to the vast ex
tent o f the country over which the din organized here to give concerts and
“ A most remarkable medical de by the latest model haircut, poste- The reverend gentleman at once
momllferotiH gravel Is scattered and otbci* entertalnoncnts at the county In velopment la the wny soldiers are able
rially by patent leather, and bod circulated the news over town,
the varying depths of tho deposits It Is stitutions. Tbs* badge of the society to stand up to their watsts In Icy wa
by broadcloth, Ferdy was always backing up with the words
extremely difficult to estimate the life Is "A Smile, bo He Worn on All Oc ter for stretches of thirty-six hours
o f the Helds. The period has been va casion»."
The organization Is to be without
results. nimble as a fly on a plate glass “ I always told you he would suc
riously put at eight, Hfteen and twenty called Nothing club, because It» mem ‘Trench foot’ has been much In evi
years. New deposits may be discov ber» are pletVged to give what they dence. but It ts almost Incredible how window. The Palace Prance, the
MORAL—You never can tell by
ered, although extensive prospecting can to make people happy without any splendidly the mass of men went Gander Glide, the Serpentine Slip,
operations have not resulted In any material reward.
noise they make—sometimes.
through the experience."
Hulls for some time. Volcanic '¿pipes'’
MINERAL RESOURCES RICH.
V A LU E
WOMAN SEES A BABY
FOR THE FIRST TIME
Born Blind, Thought It Pack
age Until It Moved.
N. S E L IG ’S
FALLS CITY D E P A R TM E N T STORE