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About The Ione independent. (Ione, Or.) 1916-19?? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 7, 1928)
Suzanne Out of
t'ZANNK VENGLKN'S position Id the tennis world Is not toi be
envied. .. ,
, Thnl It whnt the tennis fans nre vnylnu. I lor Jump from the
topmost pinnacle lu tin h I most forgotten young womiio will) plane
for the (uture .unsettled In one year Is really startling.
Before 'slie accepted C C Pyle'e cash offer twit really win 'nil-
nounced more 4hnn twice what It acttlftlty wn. but still "handsome
sum," she wns In The headlines of the papers almost dally. (everything
the did wns chrnhlcled even to her
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wanted to fid'' more, "than once a yenr because of the "rust"' that cornea
$ from one fight a year, and Suzanne must play each season and each
day In the season or else she-will "rutt."
g 'i he French Tennis federates refused to relnstute Feret and this
(J action automatically. will cause Summit not to ask for reinstatement.
(S Many thought tluuferet was but a atnlklr.g horse" (or llie former queen
g of the fttnrts. " ' . .'.-". ' , :
m The French federation felt keenly that Susnnne turned profession J
j al, fun. she had brought many francs Into Its treasury as she was (he
4 drawing card at all tournaments.. They resented lief step so greatly
5 that. Immediately, after she announced her decision, the federation
! passed a rule that no professional could be reinstated as an amateur
S until five years had elapsed from the time the Jast professional match
(jj had been played. It was this rule that Feret had tried to have the
f federation waive. . , U
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Coach, Rockne Has
The Kifute K.' Rockne. chemist, that
the football world knows little sbat.
Is like the "Kock" of the gridiron In
only one respect his enthusiasm for
The crafts tutot of the Cnlverstty
of Notre 1'iime football teams finds
diversion Jn'tbe beakers, bunson burn
ers and nilcniscopes-of the school lab
oratory respite from arduous tasks
as director of athletics.
"Bock"reeelved his degree tn chem
istry at Notre Dame, ami for several,
years taught classes In hjs alma, ma
ter. As duties In the atfifetlc 'depart
ment Increased he was forced to dls
continue chemistry tutoring.
Thirty-five years ago liockne came
to the Cnlted States from Voss. Nor
" w:" Bve years old. Ills
parents' settled In Chieugo. "Itock"
learned the rudiments of football on
one of the hardest gridirons of the
sport the streets of Chicago, lie re
ceived his first lessons In the sport
'from the boys of his neighborhood.
. Itnute wanted an education but did
not ha? the1 money. To obtain it he
first' worked as a lumberjack In the
Wisconsin woods, then wua seaman
o'n the Great Lukes and finally became
a -mull clerk. He studied nights end
Anally had enough credits to enter
Notre Oirtne.' '
',In If 10, ' Hockne apjieared on the
South f'end campus, a stocky youth
ft twenty-two. He broucht to Notre
Iame a pair of sieeily legs, a love of
football and a strong Indivliluallty
tKrft fin-tors that stnmel him s
great player and a great coach, tllit
een years' have well nigh robbed titin
of the speedy tecs, but the other qual
ities remain. . .
... Cast hi a daring mold, (lockne as
a conrh scnrneil precedent and cut
loose frmr tradition. He Introduced
?iVn' TiKpI frail to the Fast to the con
mernatlirn of the Army. The linruls
"Itockne piisHlng conililnalloa- hecatne
famous. '"Hoc' twice was named to
Bir Bill Tilden
, It Big Bill llhleii wants to'pliii
!nnnitfnr ti-nnls now hw will hnv li
go a long wijy I if do It. He miisi g
to Russia, 'China, Brazil, Bolivia, An
dorm, Lithuania, Abyssinia or l.ltier
In. The. lntermillona Lawn Tennis
federation, which emiiruees thirty
four nut loos, nlililes hy,th action ol
the Culled Htites Lawn Tennis sssu '
clullon In barring klm.
temperament that resulted In Queen
Mm j of England being snubbed nt liu
bleilon last year, Now ihe Is all but for
gotten and recently her name was pub
llshed for the first time In many months.
Her name appeared In connection
with a" story that tf I'aul Kcret. who
played professionally with her, would be
reinstated na an' aauiteur, she would ask
hat her amateur atatua be relnatnted.
However, Mile. I .en glen denied thla
rumor and ftatod she "would not return
to. the amateur nfnks under any condl
Hon." " ; '.
She concluded 1 her statement with
"my future plans as a professional are
unsettled. It Ik doubtful If I will play
thla senson." That Is the part that
causes tennis fans not to envy her. They
know If she does not play this season
she will not plny the next with the same
oblllty she played Inst season, for even
tennis" players "rust." Gene Titnney
the All American team, lie played
When he was graduated Rockne be
came assistant to Jess Harper, coach,
snd when Harper retired bis assist
ant got (be Job.. '
RiK'kne's hair trigger offensive and
shifting line and the fighting quali
ties of Rockne teams have ma'je Notre
Dame one of the best known teams In
Civic Opera Every Week
. J'or,tJons of the Chicago Clvfc opers
performances are heard "on Weduesday
evenings at 10 p. m, eastern standard
time, by the nation-wide audience of
the Nationnl Broadcasting company's
system. i!y nienns of a bank of mi
crophones Installed In the Auditorium
theater at Cliicago, every musical
phuse of the opera Is picked up and
put on the air. The Fansteel Prod
ucts company, makers of I'.ulklte .ra
dio receiving sets, sponsor the programs.
Amphibian Ambulance Built
The new ambulance, which travels either on land or water, the first of Its
kind ever built, which was on exhibition at the Berlin International air show.
The ambulance Is made In the foria,f a-,bout nnd Is'inounU-d on a motor
tractor plulform which enables It to be used both ways.
Truck Equipment Is a -
Matter for Specialist
When you hnve trouble with your
eyes yrtti go to a -speclalUt. He
makes a rn refill examination and I l-n
reeommends the kind of lens you need
In order to get best results.
Why not exercise the same eare
when you are buying tires for youi
1 ''Properly equipping a truck is a
Minuet ' for a tire speeliillst. , Kneh
trin k has Its own soechl problems of
eiHlilftn; tiartor and mileage, which
are! effected ,by. the NuL road, dls
fanee of hniii. speed ,ind, uUier fac
tors. Tlie tire that la J finest for
one truck may be very Inefficient on
Job for Carey '
" 'According to .talk In IdiH.klyn It n
quite likely thai Hleve M. Keevel will
evenluiilly egroe to Wllbert 'toblnson's
resirted- suggestion , f hill Mir) Carey
take ovei Uie management of the
Kolniir on i li- li-1 ' i tii.il' I lii o- Wii
bert ivlilers his efforts on ihe )uh ot
pn-sblenL Several offers ' have been
made for the purchase lif llie Itrooklyn
eluh lately, hut It seems Impossible fol
the MeKeever and the KhtM'ls lnlerei
tn agree on a sole ' ltiiblion has beep
working to this end for some time
Why Spark Plugs
Should Be Clean
Spark plugs to function properly
must ho kept five of excess carbon
and oil formations.
Cleaning Is easily done. Simply fill
the lower part of the plug with nleohol,
or any liquid metal polish, nnd nllow
to stand for a few seconds; take a
piece of wire covered with one thick
ness pf cloth nnd rub the carbon from
the Insulator; then wipe clean nnd
dry thoroughly before replacing In the
Uit Cloth or Knife. '
In cleaning the sparking points use
emery cloth or a knife.
In cases where the electrode Is bad
ly worn away cleaning with emery
cloth Is of no avail; likewise when
Ihe Insulator Is coated heavily the
Talk to Farmers
Another portion of the National
llroadeustlng coniiwiiy's extensive ag
ricultural sdiedule was tnaugumted
when the "Moorman Cust-Cutllng
Council" started Its regular Thursday
evening broadcasts fruifl.tlie NBO Chi
cago studios. C. A. Moorman of the
Moorman Manufacturing company
conducts each program In person, pre
senting various farm leaders to the
widespread rudlo audience. These
programs, treating cbletly on economi
cal hog production, are beard at 7 :
p. m eastern standard time.
Anticancer Mimics Self
Two years ago. says frit Ivatiey, a
Chicago station presented a novelty
program burlesquing various .radio
celebrities. Since do one was present
In the studloa to burlesque Kaney, now
an NIK" announcer, he was called over
nnd asked to appear Incognito and liu
personate hi nisei f by announcing In
hit usual fashion. Ills father and
mother, who agree that Sen la Just
about the world's greatest announcer,
heard the broaik'ast and proclaimed
thaf Kaney's lniK-rsotiator was terri
ble. Timely Bits
Ireland Is making a bid tor the IU1C
John W. Martin was re-elected pres
ident of the Southern Baseball league.
Jim .Mullen's middle name Is Code,
but the Chlcigo promoter doesn't know
Jockey J. McCoy Is the only pilot
of the American turf who uses sec
tacles In a rare. .
- - Jack Ogden, St. Louis Browns pitch
er. Is athletic director at Swarthniore
preparatory school Id the off months.
' Of all the golf championships he
has won, Waiter I In gen Is proudest
of the fact that he was liu first Amer
ican hern golfer to win the lirltlsh
Radio Aids Phonograph
' Industry in S. America
The growing popularity of radio
broadcasting Is giving Impetus to the
phonograph business In South Africa
Ihsleod ' of adversely affecting It.
K. ! Lawson,. pilled Suites trade
s-noimlKsliiner at Jihiiiinesburg, reports
that prngrunis containing gramophone
recitals, aided by publicity, have been
very effective In promoting sales tot
Juu music liWiIng In popularity
In that country,' a grnmaphnne cotnpe
llllon conductiil by a Capetown station
Indicated. In the five ' most popular
records selected by vole rlf L.'UHI lis
teners no Ja 'selections were In
' Pfotcts Park Road
Motorists In Jiikiht National park
Alhefta, Cnnadii, must keep tires, at
tie proper Inlhillon. nccordlng to an
niinotincement of the parks' branch of
llie Cnnailliin govern mint'' Tests
hnve.. shown tlint under Inflated mil
loon tire's lend to make the Vat "rnM"
on enrves -end also to rrente. a auc
tion ;wh!ch teara gmvel out of 'the
rout). Thr regulnlkin H al list, under ,
Inflation .iiot-i'ts, .iiiotnriHts nnd alu.
preserves ftirfiues.io , tllf, tires 4lliil
loads , ., j , . . ,. ..
best nnd most economical remedy Is
to cliange plugs since the coating can
not be cleaned off readily.
When spark plugs are severely worn
loss of power la often evident . nnd
Illustration Shows InUrlor Carbon
eventually missing of the engine wll1
occur which In turn produces the fol
lowing major troubles:
1. Oil pumping, causing format lor
of carbon nud sticky vulves.
2. Poor starting and excessive drah
on the battery.
3. Poor running; low of power ei
pecially on Mils.
4. Higher gasoline consumpin.
(I. Larger engine repair expense.
0. Poor driving satisfaction.
Spark plugs as a rule should bi
changed every 10,(i0 miles.
of All Sports
Hungary won the team lnnrnameni
of the International Chess federation
The Culled Slates team finished sec
In the language of algebra, the nnnu
of the celebrated Philadelphia t,,i
player would be spelled "K-O-X
Leon It I ley, heavy hitting outfleldei
of the Pueblo Western l-eague rluti
has been Sold to the Phlladelphli
John l.enry, leading pitcher of tin
Itlooinlngton club, of the ThtveKy.
league, has been sold to the Phlludel
Bucky Moore, alar Loyola (N. . -back,
run ninety-eight yards to a tourh
down in a klckoff in the recent Lo
ola Mississippi game.
dipt. Ijimnr Seellgson, district al
tomey of Sun Antonio, Texas, a fol
mer Vale ntlilete, has won the arm
golf chuiiiplonshlp twice,
When the first golf course was lul
out In Texas win fences were bull
around the greens to keep roving rui
tie from tenrlng up the grass.
P.ay Onnde, who hurled the Javclh
ami feet H Inches at tW Niitloiui
Collegiate Truck and field meet In Ch
rago, throws the spear with his lei
Johnny Neun, of the jn-trolt Tigers'
Is ulwi a sports writer tn l!iilllnio
Ho predicts Ms new manager, Itmk'
Harris, will be found at third bis
Star at Stealing
(Mil Bill Carrlgana lied Sox d' tn'l
finish out of the cellar In the lii'JH
campaign despite their early season
threat which II fled tiein Into the first
But (lid Bill's outfit did place one
of IIS individuals where a Boston n-p
rpsvntiillve'Yicror appeared before -at
llielop of 'the AmerlMin league's steal
1ng prucefHloti. "Thnl 'a the plnniirli
the youthful Buddy Mjer "slole" til -iiTf'
In by virtue of p pilfer for lie
season.'' "' - " ' -
GOOD LUCK I
10 by l J. Walall l
J AMI'S IlltVANT lacked confidence,
lie failed because he didn't have
"There's a wonderful opening
here In Jluitowii for u modern grocery
lore," Mrs. Hryiuit declared nt the
dinner table as aha nud her husband
discussed the family fortunes! "we
might easily establish one." '
"But, lluttle," Bryant cautioned,
"we haven't tho capital stock. We've
only our little suvlugs account of
"But that would give us a start,"
tho wife countered; "Ihe wholesale
men will 'curry' you for a time If
you make hii Initial payment, Klve
hundred dollars ought to lay the foun
dation for a nice stock of fancy gro
ceries. The rent on the Stiihbs prop
erty Isn't high. If we could operate
the first month then we could take our
profits and Increase our slock for (ha
"But, stop, my dear wife," Bryant
nrged, "we cun t take a chance, Whnt
If tho business fulled? Then our life's
savings would be swept away nud we
would have (o start all over again, I
tell you, lluttle, toy 1.15 a week at
Cohen's Isn't ao bad. Bookkeeping
gets on my nerves sometimes, Uut a
fellow has to do lots of things that he
Thus It was for the thousandth time
the family of James Bryant Indefi
nitely positioned the day when Ihe
head of the family would luunch out
In business for himself. The wife at
length agreed her husband acted wise
ly In urging a conervatlve method ot
One day a tall, bewhiskered gentle
man stepped from a train In Jliutnwn.
llie street urchins trailed at the heels
of ihe aged man and peoplo at shop
windows eyed with great curiosity this
odd looking stranger, who, unheralded
snd unannounced had entered the
streets of quaint Jlmtown. The ven
erahle gentleman paused before S sign
that read "Cohen's Celieral Slore" and
a moment Inter stoocd (o enter the
rather low door.
"I'm looking fer a boy named Bry
ant," the old gentleman announced,
"or rather a man perhaps by thla time.
James Bryant's his name. I'm his un
cle. I'm Tet O'Brammn from I VI ttln,
down on the It lo Grande, a gold miner
In Mexico and I'm here (o see my
An Instant Inter and James Bryant
was shaking Ihe hand of his sged
uncle. In another Instant ha waa
studying the huge stone worn on the
uncle's band. The uncle discovered
that ring with the gtnnl set had been
seen, and be smiled with satisfaction.
"It's the real article!" O'ltrannon
said; "why, In Pel lllo they rail me
Headlight O'Hraniion due lo Hint
"But where did you gel II, I'nele
Text Here In (ieorgla we don't have
mines that prod ore such gems as that
guess you dug It out of the ground?"
I'nele Tex O'ltriinnon smiled at his
nephew's apparent Ignorance of Ihe
mineral products of Tenia.
"No, I was given that diamond ring
ss a reword for kindness done an old
miner down In Chihuahua," explained
O'Bannon. "The miner was dying of
pfteiimnnlh nnd I nursed him In bis
shack until death released blm from
tils mlery. Now, the old miner gave
me this ring and I've worn It ever
lnce. They say It's worth a fortune.
But I've never worried lo find out Ita
real value. I had a special purpiwe
In view for this ring during the five
(Cars I have kept It, and now I'm go
ing to dispose of the ring as I have
planned and. then rush on In a miners'
meeting before the congressional com
nilllee ot Washington."
, Bryant grew Interested. Ills eyee
widened with excitement uml be Us
teiieil with the enthusiasm of a school
child expecting a holiday announce
nient. "!, James, my dear nephew," Tex
O'ltrannon announced, "I'm going to
make you and lluttle a present of this
ring a wedding gift I I've meant to
give you something all these years.
Bill we Westerners Just gel carelesa.
I'll run down and leave II with Ihe
wife and (hen calch the next train
northward. I'm In somewhat of a
Jim Bryant could hardly believe his
own eyes. He sat In a daxed condi
tion for several minutes Then, wllb
a reckless daring (bill bad never been
exhibited before by hi in In his life,
Bryant picked' up his fel' hat nnd
boldly walked from Ihe cashier's Mom
like an Imprisoned bird ' flitting
through the dK,r of a rage accidental
ly b,ft open. ' '
''I'll he back shortly," Bryant an
nnunced to his employer, "going nut
to get a hit of fresh ulr; haven't had
The slore owner overlooked Ihe
surprising remark and smiled. He
wns or a generous nature and really
was delighted to see good fortune
come 'the way iof. his hard working
bookkeeper. 1 ' .
"Hid he leave Itr questioned Bry
ant In an excited tone as he entered
the humble Bryant collage In an out
lying section. "Hut tie, did he leave
"Yes, my denrl" Mrs, Bryant, her
cheeks flushed with excitement, ex
claimed, "und he says It's worth a for
tune I" ;"Iear old Uncle Tei, I re
member he once wrote us a letter
from Mexico telling us he was going
to remember our wedding. We've been
married all these years and I bad long
Nines forgnllen niiout bis promise,
I'eiir old Uuclu Tex j a t eal diamond I
Hlg na a headlight; n fortune, but
he'll never miss It. lie's past seventy
now nnd worth half a million, ' he
Just two weeks after I ho visit of
Texas O'ltrannon lo Jlmtown the coity
Utile neighborhood grocery of James
llryunt opened on an Important street
ants, made confident with (lis posses
sion of, the headlight, bad Invested
(heir savings In a slock of choice gro '
cedes. They had a nest egg I '
James Bryant wua a natural busts ,
ticss umn. Ills store prospered and
the firm tumitli'i receipts were sulll
clent ly large lo pay outstanding debts
nnd to Increase the stock. ' Within ll(
months the store was found too smalt '
nnd a larger place wns rented oil an
Important street Intersection, But
Bryant's business still Increased, At
tho close of Ihe Oral year he opened a
Then, Willi the pnsslng years, Jnmus .
Bryant became a wealthy man and a, .
power In the commercial world. I'ncjit
Teg O'Bannoii hud long since passed
nwny, but bin enterprising nephew war
following In tho foolstepa of that matt
whose boundless energy and venture
some spirit had wrung .a fortune out
of the desert siuiils of Chihuahua.
Meanwhile a baby daughter had
been burn In the Bryants, had grown
lota young womanhood and had chos
en for herself a male. The wedding '
waa approaching and James Brysnt,
now weighted down with cures of a
huge chain of grocery stores and
bnlfdou-n other business enterprises,
had but little time for romance. But
nt length he mine to discus the mut
ter with his wife, They must select
some suitable wedding gift,
"Oh, I II tclfyoii." ihe wife mild en
Ihuslnstlcally, "the headlight! It
brought us good luck. Now lei ,us
pass It on to our daughter."
James llryant hurried swny to Ihe
National llauk btilldlni. A teller es
corted him tu a safety vault where a
private lockbox waa removed. The- '
headlight waa taken with tender oara .
from the place whcre.lt had rested for
many a year. Then Bryant went to
a Jeweler's establishment across the
street. He would have Ihe headlight
mounted on a better class of material.
The wedding day approached and
Bryant went after the headlight. The
Jeweler wore a perplexed look when
(be wealthy James Itrysnt entered.
He seemed to have something on his
mind thai was giving blm a lot of
trouble. . .-. ' ;
"Is the headlight ready T Bryant
"Not yel." Ihe Jeweler replied, "Ita
delayed Ihe work pending a confer
ence with you, Mr. Bryant. The head
light Is worthless I Just glass! Noth
James Bryant waa silent.
"I'm afraid somebody lias Inken ad
vantage of your Ignorance of gems,'
the Jeweler announced. "I'm willing to
help locate the culprit 1"
Itrysnt stood as erect as an Apacha
on guard, lie didn't see the Jeweler.
He saw Instead a struggling bookkeep
er who wns sfrald to resign from a
in a week Job and take a chance with
"Pin sure you are wrong P Bryant
finally said, "Ihe stone Is worth a mil
lion dollars of an) body's money! U
ahead and mount It on the most val
uable material that oU rnu obtain."
Extension Light That .
Should Prove Popular
l There Is In Use an extension elec
tric light device conelrni ted very much
upon ihe principle of the racpunlcr's
lnM-tlne. A cord I."i fii-t long Is eon
tallied In (he esse, having a twthan
Ism fur rewinding mi one side and an
llicainle-ceiil lump Socket on the other.
When light Is desired Ml Sume. dis
tance from the regular fixture, a plug
on the end of Ihe cord Is screwed Into
Ihe regular socket and the cord drawn
out to the required distance. A cuteti
holds the cord from rewinding at- any
desired point, so Hint the lamp may
tie eiiH'inlcd a few Inches Mow Ihe
fixture If one so desires. II la a I no
connected with a leather strap, where
by II may be hung up.
Many un-s for such nn extension
light are easily found. If carried ss
a pari of Ihe traveling equlppo'tit, It
la not necessary in curry a lump, as
Ihe socket and plug are of standard
rlr.e and will fit spy fix I lire In com
Daddy of Timepiec$
According lo the lmdon I'ally Mull,
(here are more than fMsi clocks In the
palace of West minster, ihe nltlclnl des
ignation of the houses of parliament,
nil synchronlxlng with "lllg lien." fa
tber of timepieces.'' . ' .):
There are more than tXi ropme In
the "palace," and each tins Us clock,
while other clocks nre placed In corri
dors and on stairways, A genlleinnn
with a light ladder In his band Is con
stantly In attendance n these clocks.
Act of Gratitude
Washing dishes la not to lie dona
merely that they may be used again,
says Sonioku Nlnomlya, a Jnpanea)
writer. It la ulso tin act of. gratitude
for the service they have given.
Though he have nothing mora to
eat, let I tnnncleiin his dishes and
then starve, for he owes something to
the dishes for having been useful to
him when he had a use for them.
la your lettuce frVan'?"' M
"But I want the kind Hint
curly and wavy you know."
"Mnybe you'd better try a besot,
parlor, mum," 1 '