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About The Ione independent. (Ione, Or.) 1916-19?? | View Entire Issue (July 11, 1924)
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Brief Resurre Most Important
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Events of Noted People, Governments
and Pacific Northwest, and Other
Tallica Worth Knowing.
The cabinet lias resigned. This
change lu the Chinese government be
came known in Pekin Tuesday.
Fetty Officer Flowers of tho Vnited
State destroyer Syeard was killed
Monday in an automobile accident in
Calcutta, says a dispatch from that
Jewelry estimated ot 125,000 in
value was stolen Sunday night from
the apartment ot B. Charted Ehrman,
San Francisco Importer, while he and
Mrs. Khrman were out driving.
Dates fur formal notification of
President Coolidge and Charles U.
Dawes, republican vice-presidential
candidate, ot their nomination by the
Cleveland convention are fixed tor
July 24 and 31, respectively.
The lower part ot Main street in
Jacksonville, Fla, Monday was en
veloped by a fire which destroyed the
large warehouse building occupied by
the Quaker Oats company, the Booth
Fisheries and the St. Johns river boat
The appointment of Kenneth Dur
ham ot Spokane as director of the de
partment ot labor and industries was
announced by Governor Hart Tuesday.
Mr. Durham, who succeeds Edward
Clifford, resigned, has been supervisor
ot Industrial Insurance tor the past
Blown into Bend, Or. by the storm
which passed over the mountains Mon
day evening, or coming In answer to
a migratory Instinct, swarms ot large
moths, believed to be ot the pandora
variety, affixed themselves to the
walls ot buildings and telephone poles
In the city Monday night.
Six persons, Including Dr. F. W. Mc-
Kair, president ot the Michigan Col
lege ot Mines, lost their lives and 17
others were Injured Monday when a
solid mail train on the Chicago, Burl
ington & Qulncy road crashed Into the
rear end of the eastbound passenger
train Vo. 2, from Denver, at Buda, III
The Rev. George Dougias Byers, an
American cltixen attached to the
Presbyterian mission, was murdered
June 24, presumably by bandits at
Kuchek, Island ot Hainan, according
to Information received by American
Minister Scburman at Pekin and for
warded to the state department Mon
The derelict of the tramp steamer
Bridgetown, which last cleared Bar
badoes In February with a 12,000,000
liqu r cargo and since was reported on
the Jersey coast rum row, was report
ed Monday by Captain Lainson of the
Royal Mail liner Ohio to have been
sighted last Wednesday oft the Crund
A lighted lantern, hung below, kept
a cougar up a large Cottonwood tree
Saturday night at the borne ot Gerland
Robinson, who lives two miles north
west of Goldendale. At daybreak Sun
day morning the animal was shot by
Robinson and Otis Morgan, a nearby
neighbor. It measured 8 feet S inches
from tip to tip and weighed 100
Proposed consolidation of the South
ern Pacific and El Paso & Southwest
ern railroad system was defended in
a statement Issued Tuesday by Julius
Kruttschnltt, chairman ot the South
ern Pacific company. He said the
union would insure preservation of
existing routes and channels of trade
and commerce in harmony with the
policy of the transportation act.
The same bandit who three weeks
ago held up and robbed the North
Sacramento branch of the California
Trust & Savings bank of 12000 held
up the bank again at 11 o'clock Tues
day and took 1000. The bandit was
identified by the bank officials as '.ho
man who had been there before, ile
was unmasked on both occasions. Ile
operated In tho same manner and fled
in an automobile as before.
Further evidence of the crafty super
mind of Nathan Leopold Jr., who with
Richard Loeb, murdered little Robert
Franks, came Tuesday when tho state
learned ot what appears to have been
an attempt to shift the blame for the
murder to the 'shoulders of a fellow
student, George Lewis, who was
brought In tor questioning. Lewis Is
an ornithologist and had taken one of
Leopold's classes on a field trip about
the time of the murder.
PRESIDENT'3 SON IS DEAD
Uluod Poisoning Proves Fatal to Calvin
Washington 1). C Calvin Coolidge
Jr., sou of tho president, died Monday
night at Walter Reed hospital of blood
Tho end came after the boy had
battled with the utmost bravery and
fortitude for five days against a dis
ease which had racked his body with
pain and sapped tho reserve strength
ot his frull constitution.
President and Mrs. Coolldgo, who
had malutatned constant vigil at the
hospital, were at his bedside, hope
ful and cheering and comforting their
son to the Inst.
A sinking spell, the fourth he had
suffered in 24 hours, brought death,
Notwithstanding the use of oxygen and
other restoratives, the courage which
had withstood crisis after crisis and
had beaten death off repeatedly was
uuable to meet the attack. The col
lapse began at 6:30 o'clock and he
died at 10:30 oclock.
E. T. Clark, the president's per
sonal secretary, emerged from the
sickroom at 10 o'clock and told those
waiting outside that tho patient was
sinking, but that his stamina was re
sisting every backward stop.
Neltl President Coolidge nor Mrs
Coolidge came out, and the physicians
remained to minister to the suffering
boy's last minutes.
The White House, where a staff
had been kept busy while the presi
dential residence was temporarily re
moved to Walter Reed hospital, coas
ed to function for the time, and Secre
tary Slemp and others rushed to the
hospital. In other parts ot the city,
where the illness ot the boy had grip
ped public interest to the exclusion of
almost everything else, there were
anxious Inquiries as to his condition
and- expressions ot sympathy for the
Announcement that death had final
ly ended the sufferings of the frail
boy was made by Mr. Clark. He walk
ed slowly from the room and those
who were gathered there knew from
his demeanor that the end had come
ine iniectton aevetopea from a
broken blister on the right 'foot, sus
tained during a tennis match with his
brother John on the White House
courts last Monday. At first paying no
attention to it, the youth developed
an alarming condition by Wednesday
night and physicians were summoned.
The poison, however, once started.
had spread so rapidly that medical
skill was without avail. A number of
specialists were called to act with
White House physicians on tho case
and a desperate fight for life was
made by J lie fooy, who struggled in
great pain and with high fever.
Church Asks Freedom.
Decorah, Iowa. Resolutions call
ing for freedom of religious worship
and absolute separation ot church and
state were adopted Monday at the
closing session here of tho fifth an
nual district convention of the Nor
wegian Lutheran church of America.
Another resolution adopted declar
ed "at Is the duty of all citizens to
obey laws enacted by the govern
ment." The Lutherans in still another
resolution deplored war and welcom
ed its banishment, but declared they
stood ready to "sacrifice even our
lives whenever the government, in
order to preserve tho common welfure
summons us to the field ot battle."
Tunnel Plan Abandoned.
London. Prime Minister Mac Donald
announced Monday In the house 'of
commons that the British government
had decided against tho construction
of a tunnel under the English chan
nel. Mr. MacDonald declared that the
government had accepted the ail vim
of the committee on Imperial defense
that the advantages of tho tunnel were
not commensurate with Its disadvan
tages from a defe nse viewpoint.
Cyclone Stops Air Mall.
Omaha. Frank Yager, air mall
pilot flying between Cheyenne and
Omaha, was forced down at Chappell,
Neb., about 25 miles north of Jules-
burg, Colo., by what air mall offic ials
termed a "young cyclone" at 8:15 Mon
day night. A relief plane piloted by
Jac k Knight was sent from the Omaha
field to pick up Yager's cargo.
Keno Forest In Flames.
Klamath Falls, Or. Lightning caus
ed a serious forest fire In the Keno
section, 14 miles west of Klamath
Fulls, Sunday and local flro-flghters
have been unable) so fur to ge;t the
flames unde-r control. Tho fire has
spread over a front of three miles and
threatens an Immense area ol Weyer
hauser Timber company pine.
Accused Cowboys Free.
Hcndon, Englund. Court summons
which hud been Issued ngulnst Tex
Austin and other promoters of the
rodeo in tho Wembley stadium and
cowboys participating In It, charging
cruelty to animals In the steer-roping
contest, were dismissed Monduy.
Follettee Candidacy For
All Klentcnta at Cleveland Convention
Reported In Full Accord at
Cleveland, O. After Indorsing
Robert .M. I.a Folletto as a presidential
candidate and providing for the organ
izution of a uow political party next
January, the conference for progres
sive political action w'otind up lis con
vention early Saturday night.
Tho couferemo empowered Its na
tlomil committee to select a vice pretd
dontlnl candidate after conference
with the "La Folletto for president
La Follette was indorsed as a cundl
date on his tiwn platform. The con
vention then adopted tor itself a plut
form embodying the Ideas contained
in the Wisconsin document and In
the statement ot principles issued at
the St. Louis session ot tho confer
ence last February.
Tho final day of the gathering work
ed out strictly according to plans ot
the leaders and without appreciable
opposition. But Just before adjourn
ment some of the delegates, daied by
the rapidity ot events, had to be as
sured by tho chair that La Follette
actually had been "nominated" ami
that definite provision had been made
for the new party.
Tho confusion aroso from the fact
that the report of the committee on
organization recommended this action
and that no separate motion of In
dorsement was offered. The report
Itself was adopted without a dissent
ing vote, but tho significance ot tlil-
action did not dawn on either dele
gates or galleries and there was a
total absence of demonstration.
Repeatedly, 'Friday as Saturday.
the name "La Follette" was the signal
for an outburst of cheering and ap
plause. Yet the culmination of the
convention's work, coming in the torm
of a committee recommendation, did
not draw even a pattering of hand
All elements in the convention were
Intent on showing they were back ot
La Follette's candidacy. After losing
a fight before tho organization com
mittee fur Immediate formation of a
new party, the socialists, led by Morris
Hlilqult of New York, were the first
to second the Indorsement report.
The farmer-labor party elements
who backed Parley Christiansen In
the 1920 campaign, and who also hud
urged tho "third party Idea." then
rallied to the support of Iji Follette
as an Inde pendent, Abraham Lefkow
III, New York, being their spokesman.
Wolves Cause Losses.
Klamath Falls, Or. Driven down
Lfrom the higher mountains by the un
usual drought, timber wolves were re
ported to be raising havoc with rnltlc
ranchers on the west shore of Klamath
lake. The wolves killed six calves
and (mi grown steer at tho Doak ranc h
during the past few days.
Two of (lie wolves havo been killed
by ranch hands, who report the ani
mals more bold thai, Is the usual raw
during a severe winter. Ace circling to
tho ranchers. Invasions by wolves at
this season have never been known
Bodies of Five Boys Found.
lialtlmore, Md The bodies of five
boys, members of the lialtlmore Even
ing Hun's newsboy band, and that of
negro, were found on tho hulk of
the buy steamer Three Rivers Sunday
when tho remains of the vessel, which
was burned to tho water line In Chesa
peake hay early yesterday morning,
was towed lntc lialtlmore. This brings
the tolal number of victims of llio fire
up to 10 aud accounts for all those
known to bo missing.
Two Jugo-Slavs Slain.
Ilelgradi!. An Incident Is reported
from the llaio-Jugo-SIav frontier In
which two Jugo-Kluv customs officers
were killed. The version of the In
cident received he ro says tho customs
men, while patrollng, met threo Italian
frontier guards who summoned them
to halt. When the customs men
pointed out that they were on Jugo
slav territory, according to this no
count, the Italians opened flro. killing
them and wounding a civlllun.
Hobart Van Zandt Botworth,
popular in the "movies," was born In
Msrlstta, Ohio, In 1667. As a boy h
wss of the Huck Finn typs. Bosworth
served In the navy, Having gradustsd
from Annapolis. He makts.hls horns
In Los Angeles. He was long on the
stage bofor entering motion pictures.
He Is six fet, one inch tall, wtlghs
200 pounds, has blue tyts, whits hair
and fair complsxion, ,
II...- V Tl 11-1
iiae iuu i ins iiauirr
By Margaret Morison
DOP.HRT.V I II mi) had lived all her
A life up to eighteen on her father's
old farm at Pleasant alley. So when
It rame time fur her to begin to think
of her on financial future, she nat
urally turned to the city. And In two
months she was one of tire girls work
ing In Die pressing room of the big
garment factory that supplied up town
shops with children's fine dresses.
From eight to live she Ironed dainty'
ruffles ami tucks nnd plaits. The
other workers rnrely spoke to her; all
went about their business In a dull,
determined way; at Intervals the man
ager looked In; and once In two weeks
she drew her pity envelope. Sli be
came so used to the four mustard-colored
walls that she wus no lunger con
scious of nii)thlng beyond her Ironing
board nnd the shelf nhove.
Then one week she went home for
Sunday. It was April anil the woods
were full of violets. Roberta llocwl
picked a big box of violets and moss
to take to the city with her. When
she left for her work on Monday morn
ing the blossoms were so fragrant that
she took a few with her In a gins and
put them on the shelf above her Iron
ing board. All that day ns she looked
up at Intervals they seemed something
living smld the mechanical routine
of her motions. The bend of the room
rame over to take a sniff mid said
thst he rntne from the country, too.
On her next visit home Roberts
brought back some Ivy. nnd the five
workers look turns watering It and
wishing down the glossy leaves.
Through this common Interest they be
gan to eat lunch together. Then they
started a window box, and finally they
achieved curtains, and n table where
they spread their sandwiches and bot
tles of milk.
The pressing room bail become a
matter of Interest In the factory. Fi
nally, one elsy, the president of the
company strolled In. Ho was a pro
gressive limn and be npprec-lated the
business value of tho. esprit cle corps of
this little group. The upshot wss a
clubroom for the workers of Hie fac
torya room of their own -freshly
painted, with geraniums, nnd n dis
reputable yellow cat that they had
adopted as their mnscot.
To open the new club they had a
party. The lifiid man In Roberta's
room snt next to her.
"This Is jour doings!" Vald he.
. "Aw, go on!" laughed Roberta.
Hut the next spring, when they were
married, Roberta put extra effort Into
"fixing up" their rooms. She had
learned the value of the habit of bring-,
Ing beauty Into everyday life.
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. JULY FOURTH
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A king whose privilege It Is
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And In his quest fur mortal pelf
To ns forretful nf himself;
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