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The Coquille Valley ¡ Sentinel 1
COQUILLE, COOS COUNTY.
■aid to be the most magnificent Gothic 1,000,000 where we saw the Marble > in Lateran. Part of a day was de- ington, United States Square, Place
structure in the world. Begun in the Cathedral with its 2,000 statues and l voted to a drive to Hadrian’s gardens de l’Etoile, Arc de Triomphe, Tomb ,
year 1248, its construction was not 135 pinnacles, also St. Ambrose, Santa i and Villa at Tivoli and the gardens of the Unkown Soldier, Sacred Heart
Church and old Montmarte. We also
Maria delle Grazie and its famous i and fountains of the Villa d’Este.
finished until 1880
The open-air opera in Rome was saw the Duke of Windsor's house,
From Cologne we proceeded by painting of the “Last Supper,” Sforza i
bus to Coblentz and then up the Castle, the Arch of Peace, Monumen very interesting and unique. It is No. 24 16th St.
(Continued from Pace One)
Another full day’s excursion took
train to Harwich where we took the beautiful Rhine River by boat to tal Cemetery, the gallery of Victor ’ located amidst the ancient Roman
ruins. We heard I. Pagliacci and I us to Etoile, Neuilly, the Castle of
the unusual presence of a berg so far overnight boat to the Hook of Hol Wiesbaden past endless vineyard Enanuel and the Scala Theatre.
The two days following we spent ; Coppelia. Attending the opera on i Malmaison Versalles where we had
south at this time. Later we passed land, arriving there on the morning covered hillsides dotted here and
inold Venice, the city of canals built ; the same evening was the Maharaja . lunch, the Palace and Gardens of
a school of walrus. Althou gh some at Jul y 13th.
We motored through Holland castles. In Wiesbaden, one of Europe’s on 117 small islands in a bay of the at Mysore, a fabulously wealthy Versailles, the Museum of Carriages, ‘
passengers thought the trip was rough,
I enjoyed every bit of it. The new visiting The Hague and Amsterdam, most celebrated spas, we visited the Adriatic Sea. In Venice we saw St. Eastern potentate, heir to the largest the Small Trianon and Marie An
Mauritania is in every respect a very both beautiful cities, the former being famous sodium chloride thermal Mark’s Square and Cathedral, rode gold mines in India. There were toinette's hamlet
The night life of Paris is, of course,
fine ship. Meals and service were the seat of thè Dutch Government springs and in the evening enjoyed a through the canals in- a gondola and fifty servants in his party.
visited the Lido beach resort where
From Rome we traveled to the famous. Our tour included a drive
superb and in typically English fash where we also saw the Peace Palace concert in the Kursaal.
The next day, July 17th, found us all who wished had an opportunity busy seaport of Genoa, reputed birth by night through the boulevards and
ion we had tea every afternoon. where the International Court of
For diversion we had music, mov Arbitration sits, also Binnenhof, for in the university city of Heidelberg on to swim, after which tea was en place of Columbus, and on August Latin Quarter and visits to the Bal
ies, dancing, deck games and a mer palace of the Princess of Orange, the river Neckar where we saw the joyed on the terrace of Hotel Ex 6th left Italy over the Riviera Drive Tabarin and other typical Parisien
to Nice, France, from which we took cabarets We also attended the opera
little innocuous gambling on the Sheveninpen, a fashionable beach re old student inns made famous in the celsior.
total of the day’s run and a horse sort, the Naurits Picture Gallery, and “Student Prince," the University,
In Florence, which we reached by the Grand Comiche Drive along the in Paris, witnessing a very fine per
the Schloss which dominates the train from Venice on July 26th, we French Riviera to Monte Carlo where formance of Samson and Delilah.
racing game in which the movements Wassenmaar.
In Amsterdam, Holland's commer town from a near-by hill, and the saw the Church of San Lorenzo, the we visited the Casino, one girl in the
On August 15th another full day’s
of the horses are governed by throw
ing dice. On Sunday we attended cial center, we visited Dam Square, great Heidelberg “tun,” a wine-cask famous Medici Chapels, St. John’s party winning $12 on a lucky spin tour of the suburbs of Paris was en
joyed, taking us to Fontainebleau,
services in the chapel of the ship with the Queen’s Palace, Kalverstraat, the of 48,000 gallons capacity. This was Baptistry, the Cathedral of Santa of the wheel.
old canals, Prinsingracht, the Nation our last stop in Germany and July Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Campanile,
the captain presiding.
On August 7th we started across after which we boarded the train to
Our ship arrived in Southampton al Museum, a diamond factory where 19th fouhd us in Lucerne, Switzer Dante’s house and many other his France" toward Paris traveling by I Cherbourg where we met the liner
I Queen Mary which brought us home.
July 7th. We went up to London in we saw how diamonds are cut, this land, where we saw the impressive toric and artistically celebrated way of Avignon where we saw the|
places including the Uffizi Galleries. Palace of the Popes and drove to We arrived in New York on August
a funny little English train and there
Florence, on both banks of the river Pont du Gard and Nimes, les Baux. 21st after a wonderful trip with fine
the history, tradition and time-
stained beauty of the old world really house, Plantage, Middenlaan, the stand of the Swiss guards at the Arno, is the principal city of Tuscany From Avignon we went by rail to weather all the way.
French where the purest Italian is spoken.
Paris via Lyon. At Nimes we had
In recording the general impres
began to unfold before us. In a full Zoological Gardens, the Aquarium Tuileries in Paris during the
day’s sightseeing tour of London we I
From Florence we went on to Nap a glimpse of Mr. Leslie Hore-Belisha, sions of my trip I must say that
Lucerne is located on the beauti- les, the largest city of Italy, beautiful British Minister of War on vacation, Holland, Germany and Italy seemed
visited Victoria Embankment, Lon-, I Passing through the Netherlands
don Bridge and the Tower of Lon we saw also the famous Dutch canals ful lake of the same name along whose ly located on the hills overlooking the there being then no talk of a war to be the cleanest and best kept and
on the whole most beautiful and
don, Cheapside, St. Paul’s Ludgate and dykes which protect the Low shore we drove to Kusnacht, reputed Bay of Naples and near the great crisis approaching.
Hill, Fleet Street, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Countries from the North Sea and on scene at the shooting of the tyrant volcano Mt. Vesuvius. We took first
August 11th to 15th we were in pleasant countries to visit Of course,
Kingsway, Leicester Square, Traf the Island of Marken we saw the Gessler by William Tell. This part the grand Amalfi Drive to Pompeii Pans where our hotel was located the scenery along the Riviera and
algar Square, Admiralty Arch, the peasants in their picturesque cos of the trip which is called the Grand and Sorrento and on the second day in the center of attractions near the around Monte Carlo is also wonder
Mall, St. James’ Park and Palace, tumes of starched lace headgears and Alpine Tour, took us along Lake Zug of our stay in Naples visited the Opera Square and shopping district ful.
Constitution baggy trousers. There we were around the foot of Mt. Rigi via Arth charming Isle of Capri having din and surrounded by the famous boule
I cannot say too much in praise
Hill, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, amused by the antics of a locally fam Goldau through Brunnen, Altdorf. ner on the roof garden of the Para vards. Our first sight-seeing tour of the American Express Company
Andermatt and other Alpine resorts dise Hotel. While in Naples we saw of Paris took us to Place de l’Opera, whose representatives so patiently
Albert Hall, Westminster Abbey, the
Houses of Parliament and Whitehall. ken," who knows enough English to to Interlaken. On the way we Signor Mascagni the famed Italian Rue de la Paix, Place Vendome, and instructively guided us through
We traveled from point to point by put on quite an act for the benefit of passed the Devil’s Bridge, Rhone opera composer dining at our hotel. Statue of Joan of Arc, Tuileries Gar all the difficulties one is likely to
Glacier and other points of interest.
bus under the safe-conduct of an visiting Americans.
July 29th we proceeded to Rome den, Quai du Louvre, Palais de Jus encounter in a strange land. They lit
American Express courier so that our • Belgium, whose total population is
At Interlaken we had a free day for several exciting days in the capi tice, Ste. Chapelle, Cluny, Luxem erally took care of everything. I
minds were relieved ot all details of
to allow those who were mountain- tal ancient and modem Italy where I bourg Gardens and Palace, the Pan- i shall always remember in particular
travel arrangements, leaving us free our next objective and in Brussels, minded to trp their hand at climb we visited the Paatheon, St. Peter’s, the on hurra of St Etienne du Mont, Mr. Genobbi who was our tour mana
to enjoy ourselves thoroughly amid reached on July 14th, we visited the ing the Jungfrau, 11,340 feet ele Capuccinl’s Church, Trevi Fountain, < the Latin Quarter, Sorbonne, Church | ger and contributed» so much from
these historic scenes so steeped in Anspach Memorial, the Bourse, Grand vation, and then went on into Itlay the Vatican Chancery, Castle Sant’ i of St. Severin. Notre Dame Cathedral, I his great store of information to
the traditions of the English-speak Place, Town Hall, Palace of Justice, by train via Loetschberg and the Angelo, Puician Hill, University City, 1 Hotel de ViUc (city hall), Place de la i make what we saw assume its pro
Royal Conservatory of Music, Church
Simplon tunnel to Stresa on beauti St. Peter’s in VlncoU, the Colosseum, Bastille,
Grand Boulevards, Made- per
significance in our minds. I
of Notre Dame du Sablon, Place
Church, Place de la Concor- i shall also be forever indebted to the
A second day of our visit to Eng Royal, the King's Palace, Wlertz ful Lake Maggiore which was reached Borghese Gallery And Museum, leine
July 23rd. Here we enjoyed a boat Michelanglo’s world-famous Moses, < de, Chamber of Deputies, Bridge of ; young man, whose name I never
land was occupied by an excursion
Museum, Parc du Cinquantenaire,
ride on the lake to the charming is Vatican City’s collection of arts, the Alexander
III, Palace of the In- ! learned who rescued me from the
through the suburbs of London to
Tir National, Chausee de Louvain,
lands of Isola Bella and Isola Madre Sistine Chapel Appian Way, the valides
Tombs of Napoleon and Mar- sweltering
crowd at the customs bar
Stoke Poges, Windsor Castle, Eton
the Parliament and Senate Houses,
and went on to Milan ,the capital of Catacombs, Circus Maximus, the i shal Foch, the Military School, Elf- rier
in New York with the magic
College, Staines, Hampton Court and
St. Gudule Cathedral and the Botani
Lombardy, a busy industrial city of Church of Quo Vadis and St. John 1 fel Tower, Statue at General Wash- words “American Express.
other charming places.
cal Gardens. On the whole, Belgium
to London that evening, we dined at
was rather drab and dusty and im
the London Casino, one of England's
pressed me as one of the poorest of
outstanding night-spots where we en
the countries visited.
joyed a spectacular revue with our
From Brussels we traveled by train
very excellent dinner.
to Cologne, Germany. Whatever one
Another English excursion took us I may think of Germany and the Ger
through the rural England of Shake mans in other respects, their country
speare to Oxford. We visited Strat is indeed beautiful and the people we
ford-on-Avon, Shakespeare’s birth met there. were most pleasant and
place, Ann Hathaway's Cottage, Trin friendly. No one was talking about
ity Church, Leamington, Kenilworth war or, apparently, even thinking
Castle, Guy’s Cliff and Warwick about It. I really regret that time did
Castle. In Oxford we visited the not permit me to see more of Ger
Returning to many.
In Cologne, reached July
London, we proceeded by evening 16th, we visited the Dom Cathedral,
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