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FALLS CITY NEWS
FALLS CITY. OREGON. SATURDAY. AUGUST
NATION’S BIG MEN
TO PLAN DEFENSE
Invite Governors and Con
gressmen From Every State.
INCREASE FIGHTING FORCE.
A*rial T o r p .d o Boat N o w U ndo r Dia-
ouaaion— Idaa Patontad by Rear A d
miral Fiaka T w e n t y Yaara A g o — Be-
l.avad Oavioo Can Ba Perfected For
Uaa In Landlocked Harbora.
I Ncipicut developments of radio control
"M y luventlon.” says the application
I filed by Lieutenant Commander Flske.
1 "Is especially applicable lo automobile
torpedo«*, and makes It possible to eon
l trol the movements o f a torpedo with
great certainty from u shore, from the
■leek o f a ship or a lake.” *
Since the aerini torpedo plan was ad
vanced reports have come that tier
nini, engineers were at work on u slm
llur scheme. It Is planned to drop from
aeroplunes a torpedo that ran be gold
«•d by radio Impulses during Its fall
■iiid send It wltb absolute certainty to
Further b'sts o f the Wham high ex
plosive fuse for use hi navy shells will
lie mad« soon hv the nuvul hoard np-
[MilnUsI eight months ago to determine
the value o f this device submitted by
Willard S Isham. The fuse was a sub
Jeet o f controversy during the last con
gress. and the special board, beaded
by Kcur Admiral Flske. was appointed
to couduet the tests. Admiral Flake's
recommendation that Revenu fuses |>e
made with Improvements suggested by
tb» board slm-e previous experiments
showed no very satisfactory result.
Washington. The flret groat tuilier-
It.tf lo I lie I'u Iteti (Rates tu consider the
ti.it leim I liefe tute question will lie belt!
lit \\ nshlngtou fruui Oct. 4 to 7. It will
take pliiee Immediately following the
• Intuii Army o f the Republic encamp
ment here nud will be uuder the aus-
pli'ca o f the Natbmul Defense league.
It I n pluuueil that the gathering Minili
be one o f representative citizen* from
every atate of the Union, who will t on
alder what measures muat be taken by
congress to Increase the lighting arms
o f the country.
The conference will be presided over
by Representative Kahn o f California,
chairman, anil Senator Robert l\
llroussard o f Louisiana, vice chairman
o f the National Defense league.
An Invention which was perfected
by Itenr Admiral Fluke almost tweuty
year* ago, when he wus a lieutenant
commander In the navy, la belug con-
sldcretl by naval designers as a possi
bio basis for the construction o f aerial
torpedo boats which might Intllct tre
Dr. Jamas B. Angsll, Vsnsrabls Educa
mendous damage on an enemy's bat
tor, In Eighty-sevsnth Year, Seeing
Dream Come True— Campaign to
The Flake Invention provides for the
Raioo $1,000,000 Start* In October.
construction o f a flying vessel which
Army of Graduates to Enroll.
would carry a torpedo weighing one
ton. One o f the principal valuea o f
Ann Arbor. Mich.—During the forty-
four yetirs that Dr. James It. Angell
hns been president or president emer
itus of tlic University of Michigan be
lias preached the doctrine o f true de
mocracy among college men. And now
the venerable educator In bis eighty-
seventh your Is seeing n dream come
true. Michigan Is to have a student
clubhouse, cosmopolitan In character,
which will be the common meeting
ground of practlcnlly all o f the men iu
the university. It Is to be known as
the Michigan Uulou building, the urn
Will Be Meeting Place of All
Men In University.
ENTIRE GOST $1,000,000.
has «1,800 stud«-ids. coming from every
part of the globe, and the exchange o f
Ideas among cosmopolitans Is consider
ed by Dr. Angell one o f the greatest
needs at all Die large universities.
II la claimed at the University of
Michigan that a great student body
such us the Michigan uni«.-» has the
power to democratize undergraduates
■ by eliminating artificial barriers be
tween Greek letter fraternity men and
Independents, between rich and poor.
In fact, the Michigan union has al
ready done much along that line, but
Its real opportunity will come, accord
ing to President Kmerltus Angell. wltb
the completion o f the union building.
The iiI ii iniiI o f Michigan—35.000 In
number—are to present the building,
equipped and endowed, to the union.
The entire cost will lie $1.000.000. O f
that sum $2fi0.000 Is for an endowment
to Insure dues so low that the advan
tages o f the union w ill be within the
reucb o f every student. Tbc building
will contain many o f the features
found today In the flue clubhouses of
large cities -swimming pool, meeting
rooms, billiards and bowling alleys,
bumiuet halls and dormitories for re
The campaign to rnlse the $1,000,000
will be started in October. A Michigan
union committee Is to be found In each
of the leading cities of America—188
In all. When the campaign begins an
army o f 2.000 Michigan graduates will
lie enrolled in the work.
NO WHITE TUTORS FOR BLACK
Georgia Senate Passas Measure— Rock
•feller School Affected.
Atlanta. Ga. — The Georgia senate
passed a measure prohibiting whites
from teaching In negro schools o f the
It carries a provision that
makes It effective at once If It passes
The measure will affect numerous
negro schools In Georgia endowed by
cases the faculty and In nearly every
Instance the president o f the school
are white persons sent to Georgia by
the society or person controlling the
school One o f these schools Is Spell
man seminary, lit Atlanta, which 1s
supported by John D. Rockefeller.
The Georgia measure is a copy o f the
Kentucky law which has been upheld
by the United States supreme court
POLK COUNTV OBSERVER
Photo by American Press Association.
REAR ADMIRAL F1SKX.
such n flying machine. In the opinion
o f naval experts, would be Its ability
to nttnek landlocked fleets.
Swooping down at a distance of flve
sea miles from the object o f attack, the
air craft would drop Its deadly passen
gcr Into the wuter Just as It would
have been Inuuclied from u destroyer.
The Impact sots the torpedo’s machin
ery In motion, nnd It Is off at a speed
o f more than forty knots an hour to
ward the enemy ship.
Aeroplanes to carry a ton o f dead
weight have beyn perfected by several
countries. Russia Is said to have sev
eral that will carry twenty men. nnd
the new llrltish a irc ra ft probably will
have similar capacity.
It Is suld to be possible that a type
o f radio controlled torpedo might lie
emplojed. one aeroplane carrying u tor
pedo ami another the wlrelesa machin
ery to control the mlssllea flight
through the water. It Is pointed out
that Admiral Flake obtained patents on
such a method o f control In UKIO. when
he w-ns a lieutenant commander In the
navy. They are said to be so broad
giuj farreucliUig as to underlie all sub-
B. ANGEnn AND PROPOSED
NOT ONLY DO THE MAKERS STAND BEHIND
EVERY PAIR OF SHOES AND HOSE WE SELL. BUT
WE STAND BEHIND THEM TOO AND MAKE GOOD
ON EUERY PAIR WE SELL.
LET US SELL YOU SHOES AND HOSE FOR ALL
THE FAMILY FOR JUST ONE SEASON AND
YOU’LL NEUER AFTER TH A T GO ANYWHERE ELSE
FOR SHOES AND HOSE.
N. S E L IG ’S
FALLS CITY D EP A R TM E N T STORE
yield w a s recorded on the J. H.
Stupfel ranch near Bellevue, three
miles east o f this place. By mea-
the wheat yielded 1576 sacks,
Qirla Chase Men Who Steal Clothes
bushels per acre.
While Bathers are in the Water
same wheat when weighed over
run this yield from six to seven
“ W h a t appears on the surface
to be an outgrowth o f the personal
fight against the county court, in
which the recall petition is at
present the “ big stick,” crept to
the fore on Friday, when the
county clerk and county treasurer
w ere enjoined from payment of a
w arran t issued in favor o f the
Himes Engineering company for
services rendered the county court
by order o f the county court.
Henry Voth, a farm er, appears
in the plea for the restraining
order, bond being furnished by
Joe Brow n o f Salt Creek country.
Oscar H atyr represents the peti
tioners and District Attorney Sib
ley will have charge o f the case
for the defendents. The hearing
will come lie fore Judge Belt upon
his return from the coast.
ENJOINS COUNTY COURT
Objections Raised To Payment
The petition is brief, merely re
citing that the county court e x
ceeded its authority in employing
the Himes company to make plats
and survey the county roads.
The contest will perhaps settle
a question that has long vexed the
county courts o f the state and in
volves the privileges o f the county
court to employ other than regular
employes or officers for special
work or when failure to perform
work or inability to do the sa me
lou being the student body that acts
as a clearing house for all student ac
tivities, thoughts and tendencies.
Dr. Angell several years ago made
the statement that the minds and char
acter o f young men receive as deep
nnd abiding Impressions from mixing
with otnf another as they do from con
tact with their professors. That sound
ed a new note In education and gave
an Indication o f what might be ex
pected In modern university develop
The Michigan union alms to give stu
dents that broader education that are in question.”
vonnyi from Knowing men. Michigan
MERMAIDS CAUSE RIOT
Huntington, W . V a .— Costumed bushels.
Another report o f a large yield
only in the sun rays, tw o pretty
comes from the Adam Guthrod
younK women caused something
ranch south o f this place, w h ere
akin to a riot when they left the 25 acres o f wheat yielded 35 bush
Ohio R iver recently and gave els to the acre. In samples of the
chase a fte r several men who had big wheat yield before it w a s
stolen the clothing o f the girls, threshed, the longest head meas
ured seven and a quarter inches
hung in a boathouse moored along
Grains o f a sample
side the w h arf.
head when shelled numbered 135.
The girls had not run a block
before a great crowd w as at their
Policeman Frank Simpson
w a s standing on Main street, three
blocks from the river, when the
PESTS ATTACK HOPYARDS
C. A. Benson Discovers Danger of
Heavy Loss at Silverton
mermaids overwhelm ed him with
demands that he ‘get theirclothes.’
Insect pests are making serious
“ but inroads on the hop yield in the Sil-
come with me into this feed store.” veiton district, according to C. A .
There they w ere draped with Benson, a g ro w er o f that district
gunny sacks and sent to the police A sample from one o f the best
yards near Silverton shows ve r
min-eaten tendrils from which the
leaves have been stripped or killed.
YAMHILL WHEAT IS HEAVY
First Thrashing Raport of Season
Gives 57 Bushels Par Acre
“ This field has been sprayod
thoroughly,” said Mr. Benson.
"T h ree and in some places five
applications o f spray have been
used, but the vermin is persistent
and a good percentage o f the vines
are stripped bare, a condition that
will cause nearly all o f the bu rr to
fall off or produce small cones o f
Sheridan, O regon .—The first
threshing report o f the season for
Yam hill County set the standard
o f 57 to 60 bushels per acre. This small value commercially.”