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About The Ione independent. (Ione, Or.) 1916-19?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 22, 1924)
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Events of Noted People, Government
' Mid Pacific North wet, and Other
Things Worth Knowing.
Tbe Swiss government has Issued
an order forblddiug cllitens of the
Kusalau soviet lo enter the Swiss re
After the closing of the First Na
tlonal bank of rutnam. Conn.. Tuea
day It was learned that shortages of
upward of 2t5.000 of the bank's funds
had keen discovered.
Secretary Weeks announced Tues
day that on retirement of General
Pershing. September 11 next, Major
General John L. Hlnes, now deputy
thief of staff, would be appointed chief
of staff by he president.
H, E. Hermauson, owner of the mud
baths at Medical lake, south of Spo
kune, and of the stage line operating
to the resort, was drowned to the lake
Tuesday night after he had rescued
a girl and woman from drowning.
Transcontinental train service on
the Saula Fe railway was tied up
Tuesday following a cloudburst near
Glorieta, N. M which washed out or
damaged several miles of track. Traf
fic was detoured over the Belea cut
off. Bernlce and Louis Fanning, aged "
and 8 years, were strangled to death
on an improvised gallows by their
mother, Mrs. George Fanning, 28, who
then cut her throat In an attempt to
end her life on farm nine miles
south of Lindsay, Qnt Tuesday.
Because they had assembled further
up the bar than usual Tuesday, a por
tion of the herd of seals at Garibaldi,
Or., survived the explosion of a mine
t by Captain Hunter, seal execu
tioner. Another mine will be laid In
an effort to exterminate the remainder
of the animals.
A council of marshals, generals and
war office officials convened by Lieu
tenant General Isael Vgakl, minister
of war, at Tokio, has approved the
general outlines of the army reorgan
isation scheme' recommended by a
committee of officers which has been
studying the subject.
Unrest, agitation, reduced produc
tion and strikes are the product, large
ly, of boredom among factory and
machine shop workers wbo have ac
live minds and monotonous Jobs, Ir.
F.llon Mayo, famous American sur
geon, declared Tuesday before the
psychology section of the British as
sociation for the advancement of
science, in session In Toronto.
It. C. Storrie & Co., contractors of
the Gorge creek tunnel of a hydro
electric project in the Cascade moun
lulus, Wednesday was seeking 683,
IM additional expenses, having filed
claims for that amount with the Se
attle city council. The company also
asked for an allowance of lOVs months
for delays, claiming exemption for
this period from $500 a day penalty
provided in its contract.
Trial of B. K. Wheeler, United
States senator of Montana, vice-presi-dentlal
candidate on Senator La Fol
ate's Independent ticket, on a grand
Jury Indictment charging blm with vio
lation of section 113 of the United
States penal code, will be heard In the
federal court in Great Falls, Mont,
about the middle of September, unless
motion should be made by Senator
Wheeler himself for a continuance.
The charred bodies of from 12" to
20 itinerant laborers are burled be
numb a smouldering pile of 750 tons
of bay destroyed by fire early Tues
day when flames of undetermined
origin razed a large barn, the prop
erty of the River Farms company at
Kulgbts Landing, Cal. The body of an
unknown man has been recovered
from the ruins. No search was possible
until the flames were extinguished
sufficiently to allow rescue workers
to dig away the piles of hay.
The newly ordained law of the coun
ty commissioners of Livingston parish
in Lousiana, prohibiting one piece
bathing suits, kissing, "petting"
parlies, and the wearing of trousers
by women, had Its first tryout Monday,
when two pretty nurBes of Mississippi
were arrested at Denham Springs,
charged with wearing "knickers."
They were taken before a Justice of
the peace, entered pleas of guilty and
were assessed fines of 15 each. The
Justice let it be known that the law
in Livingston parish Is supreme and
tuust be respected.
IOWA CLOUDBURST SEVERE
Thousands of Acres Inundated by
Cedar Rapids, la. Two farmers, J
Schulley and Pe Claude Barrett of
Bertram, eight miles east of here,
wore swept away and are reported to
have been drowned in flood waters
Monday eveulng while searching tor
A cloudburst late In the afternoon
left thousands of acres ot land In this
vicinity under several toot ot water
Reports reaching here indicate that
the storm caused great damage to
crops. Telephone and telegraph wires
were swept away.
Railroad advices received from
Vinton, la., said houses there and east
to Marion also suffered heavy damage.
Farmers In the vicinity ot CoKgon,
Linn county, reported that much of
their corn crop was washed away, as
well as small grain In shock.
At Relnbeck, Grundy county, Va
inches ot rain fell during the day.
County agents and farm experts said
the storm was the most destructive
Choked sewers caused one section
ot Cedar Rapids to be under froiy
four to 10 feet ot water. Canoes were
used by motorists who had cars park
ed In the flooded area.
Streetcar traffic In several sections
of Cedar Kupida was tied up.
Iowa Falls reported that the power
house there was put out ot commis
A score or more of motorists were
reported to be stuck In the mud in
the vicinity ot Traer.
No attempts were being made to
st arch for Barrett and Scballey. Fears
were expressed at Bertram that other
farmers may have lost their lives In
searching for livestock when Big
creek went out ot Its banks.
Mount Shasta At It Again.
Sacramento, Cal. Mud from a rock
and snow glacier on the northeast
side ot Mount Shasta, which every
year sweeps Into Mud creek, has left
mud bank In its wake ot from one
foot to three feet in height, according
to a dispatch to the Sacramento
This Is the first time in three years
that the slide had muddled the Mc
Cloud river all the way to the I'ltt
river. Rocky formations which are
always swept before the sfow-rolling
mud barrier drifted from the main
crevice at the base ot the mountain
and broke the central pipe system
which supplies water for the lumber
town of McCloud. The pipes were
repaired after two days, and the city
is receiving Its usual supply of water.
A smaller filter outlet, installed about
five years ago, prevents the mud from
sweeping Into the central water main.
Klsn Disaster Probed.
Point Pleasant, N. J. Police Mon
day began an Investigation of the col
lapse Sunday night ot the main floor
of the First Methodist church com
munity bouse while COO persons, 400
of whom were member of the Ku
Klux Klan in full rogalla, were listen
ing to a patriotic address delivered by
Mrs. Leila Bell.
In the eight-foot drop of several
hundred persons to the basement sev
eral score persons were injured.
PACT IS SIGNED
Agreement Is to Evacuate Run
in One Year.
PEACE STEP NEARER
Move to Put Dawes Plan Into Effect
Centers In Probable Action of
Parliament and Reichstag.
London. Peace between France
and Germany came one step nearer
Saturday night when the represents
live ot the allied powers and Ger
many assembled lu Premier MucDou
aid's room In the foreign office and
signed or Initiated a protocol provld
Ing means for putting Into effect the
The London conference after SO try
Ing days had thus been brought to a
successful conclusion. Alt eyes how
turn to Berlin and Paris, to see
the Germain relchstag and the French
parliament wilt support Chancellor
Marx and Premier Ilerrlot In their
Both premiers belong to minority
governments which are none too sta
ble and the reaction ot the German
and French peoples will be watched
with some apprehension until their
executive bodies approve, and make
it possible for German and French
representatives to meet with the rep
resentatives of the other Interested
powers at Paris August 30 and atta
their formal signatures to the docu
Premier MacDonald as president of
the conference presided at the meet
ing, which was attended by about 200
delegates and experts from the vari
ous powers. The session was strictly
informal and lacked spectacular feat
It was a business meeting and more
like a directors' function. The British
prime minister and Premiers Ilerrlot
and Theuaia; Chancellor Marx, Am
bassador Kellogg, Baron Hayashl,' Ja
pan, and Professor De Stefan!, Italy,
all made brief addresses expressing
their satisfaction over the successful
conclusion of the conforence.
M. Herriot said:
"We see the dawn and hope to soon
Chancellor Marx thanked Premier
MacDonald especially for "the human
understanding" with which he had
dealt with the delicate problems.
Ambassador Kellogg expressed the
opinion that the dolegates were all of
the mind that the Dawes plan was
the greatest piece ot constructive
work ot modern times," and added
that be desired to extend bis sincere
congratulations to General Dawes.
Senator Colt I Dead.
Bristol, R. I. United States Senator
Le Baron B. Colt, died at 5 o'clock
Monday morning. lie bad been III
for about two weeks from heart trou
ble and nephritis.
Le Baron Bradford Colt, republican
senator from Rhode Island since 1913,
was born In Dedham, Mass., June 25,
1846. After graduation from Yale in
1868 and study of a law course at
Columbia, he practiced In New York.
Ministers Alter Stand.
San Francisco. The Methodist Min
isters' association of San Francisco
Monday reversed its position on ob
servance of "defense day."
Resolutions protesting against It
were telegraphed to President Cool-
ldge last week. The association, with
a fuller turnout of ministers, declined
to approve the wording of the resolu
tion adopted a week ago.
Famous Actress Dying.
New York. Julie Relnhardt, 80, at
one time a famous actress and prom
inent worker for woman suffrage, is
lying at the point ot death In a small
bedroom here, It became known Mon
day. Once wealthy and an Intimate
friend of David Wnrfield, Rose Cogh
lan, Maurice Barrymore and David
Belusco, she is now poverty-stricken.
Msn Wins Heart Balm.
Tacoma. A man won $2000 In a
breach of promise suit when Judge M.
L. Glfford awarded that sum to John
Petropulos, In superior court. The
Judgment was entered Monday aftor
Petropoulos had sued Clara Stevens,
alleging that be had given her pres
ents worth 11000 on her promise to
Cost of Living Goes Up.
Washington, D. C During the
month ended July 15 the cost of liv
ing in Portland advanced two per
cent, according to statistics gathered
by the United States department of
labor, and the average family cost of
food at that time was one per cent
higher than during July, 1923.
Statistics from the same depart
ment show, however, that the present
cost of living In Portland Is only 3.8
per cent above the average which pre
vailed In 1923, a slighter advance than
is recorded In any othor large center,
except Salt Lake City, Utah, where
present prices are only 2.6 per cent
above the 1923 level.
In Chicago the advance Is 6 4 per
Many Desert Schools.
Salem, Or. Less than 25 per cent
of the boys and less than CO per cent
of the girls who enter the first grade
complete tkelr four-year high school
courses, according to a report pre
pared here by Mrs. Mary Fulkerson,
county superintendent of schools.
Starting with the first grade and on
through the fifth grade the number of
boys in school is greater than the
number of girls. After the fifth grade
the number Is about even.
Cabinet Gets Ducking.
" Berlin. The entire government of
Wuertemberg tell Into Lake Con
stance Sunday. Thl president of the
slate and his predecessor, as well as
the entire cabinet were In a small
boat studying the fishing problem of
Lake Constance. The boat was over
turned by a motorboat. All the lead
ers were saved except Secretary of
State Llnder, wbo was drowned.
Wood left Monday on a two weeks'
inspection trip of the southern Islands.
He will visit Lake Lanao and will
Investigate charges which tortaln
Moros have preferred against Gover
nor Livingstone In connection with
the administration of Lanao province.
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Htavy parts In the "movlst," played
te the sathifaetlon of the millions of
patrons of motion pictures, are respon
sible for the popularity of this aotor.
Stone is a vttsran of two wars. In
MM hs servsd as a boy with the
Twelfth Ntw York volunUer Infan
try In Cubs; In 1917 he got Jtla eenv
mission al an Infantry csptaln at the
first Plattsburg camp.
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By Margaret Morison
LOUD AND LOUDER
TROM her boi, fair Tolly caught
dash of color slim art the dull
btack of (he orchestra below her, and
Pierre, lu his gold braided, red topped
cap and military rape and French-blue
coat, took his first-row seat. The cur
tain rose snd still Tolly, whose bright
brown eyes and curling locks had
snared all hearts In her home town.
wstrhed Tlerr. With Hie half parted.
he leaned over the edge; he looked;
their glances met ; something sharp cut
through the medals on his breast. Un
til they met there wss for them ae
pesce, no rest.
The curtstn fell amid applause, and
Tolly, who knew all there was to know
about Tbe Game, wltb one sweet look
and a hint or two had sent a swain by
hook or crook lo bring Tlerre to her
box. But when the swsln reached the
first row there wss no Tlerre to be
seen; French wit moved faster that
Meanwhile Tolly, baffled In her
plans, grew more snd more distrait
Tbe second art was almost through,
and still Tlerre's seat remained empty.
Again the curtain fell. A footstep
aeunded behind her. She turned and
aw Tlerre Just entering hrr uoi door,
behind him a friend to pronounce the
introduction. The benediction., fChsre
mademoiselle," murmured he.
"Mister Tltrrr,- said she.
The horrid fart ley there grinning
between them she hsd no French, and
be bad no English, and tainpua was
fugttlng In a most terrifying manner.
Speaking more loudly and more loudly,
he tried to make herself understood.
'Qu' est-ce que c'estT" cried Tlerre,
anxious lest he lose any precious
pesrls, and bending Imploring at her
She raised her voice more. "If yoa
"Comment r he asked. The minute
'It yoa like I" screamed tbe
To poor Tlerre Tolly's onduly loud
tones seemed anger. lie turned. He
fled. And he sever knew that bawling
Tolly was only trying to make her
meaning her tender meaning clear
to bis French ears when she wss rais
ing that unholy din.
Do you attempt to burst your lungs
to people spesklng a foreign language,
tiring to make whst they have heard.
but not understood, more clear by
shouting and gesticulating at themT
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