Medford mail tribune. (Medford, Or.) 1909-1989, March 18, 1928, Page 18, Image 18

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LATTER DAY SAINTS BUILD TEMPLE
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yEnough fuel to keep their plane in the air for GO hours, 5.75 gal
lons of gasoline and 20 gallons of oil, were put into the Stinson
monoplane, below, on which George Hulileinan, left, co-pilot with
Ruth Elder on a transatlantic hop, and Eddie Stinson, right, veteran
Detroit pilot, pinned their hopes of shattering the g'orld's endurancs
record. The plane is shown above, staked to the Ice onLak SL
Clair, near Mt. Clemens, Mich., prior to the take-off. '"
BALKS AT WIFE-LESS BASEBALL
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'Harold McKain, 19-year-oUl rookie acquired by the Cltvelaml
Indians, who refused to report at trainings-imp unless a rule barring
wives Is canceled. With McKuin is lib wife, for whose companion
ship he Is willing to sacrifice n big league career. Tlie pair live in
Council IilufTd, la.
Calls Smith Weak
NEW BRITISH SEA MONSTER ON FIRST COMMISSION
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Covering a block of ground on th j site of the original Mormon
Bct'.Icmeiit at Independence, Mo., when the Latter Day Saints moved
west from New York, this great temple, now under construction by
the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints vill be
even larger than the MoSnon auditorium at Salt Lake City. " The
temple is to have a depth of 272 feet, will be 250 feet wide, and ia
designed for a seating capacity cf 6700 with an auxiliary hull seat-.
Inir a.000. It is to be dedicated in October, 192& .
PIONEER'S GIFT TO POSTERITY
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Here Is a view of thiPnew British battleship Rodney, snapped, as i departed from Plymouffi, England,
on its first commission. The huge ship present a radical y diUcrcnt aspect from the present type of
dreadnaugh- , . .
SCHOCL CLAIMS HIGHEST RECORD TWIN ENROLLMENT ;
"Al Smith is the weakest pos
sible man the Democrats can give
the presidential nomination," de
clares Dr. F. Scott McBride, sue-,
cessor to Wayne B. Wheeler as'
superintendent of the Anti-Saloon
League of America, snapped
above, while attending the south
ern convention of the league at
ht. Petersburg, lia. He also con
tends the Democrats will wreck
their party if they noniinute aii
avowed wet.
With twelve and a half pairs of twins of a total enrollment of 275 pupils, the consolidated and hign
school of Logan, la., claims the highest percentage of twins for schools of its size in the United State
The mate of the odd twin of the thirteenth pair ts working on a nearby farm,. This photo shows ' ,
twin population of the school, " . . -. i
BUTTONS SWELL DEMO COFFERS
FIGHT FOR INDIANA'S DELEGATE
dLIDER BOAT UNDER CONSTRUCTION
dThc opening of the Huntington library and art gallery at Paa.
dena, Cul., has consummated the wish of the Lfle Henry E- Hunt
ington, millionaire California pioneer and railroad builder, that his
priceless collection of books, historical documents, manuscripts, art
objects and famous paintings be forever held Impact at his gift to
posterity. The surrounding grounds of the luntington estate win
become a public botanical garden. Above, the front of Mr. Hunt,
ington's former home, which now is the ort gallery.
Masonic Leader
Solon May Resign
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Work is well under way on the new glider buui. iibuve, bL'iii ton.
structed by the Frenc'cnginecr, A.rrion Kemy. He plan to use it
In crossing the Atlantic between Cherbourg and New York, via the,
AloVcs. According to his calculations, the 17-ton craft run muko
the trip in 84 hours. The fusel Q' Is rigaOhnped and wO contain
. the motor and cabins for passengers. Two floats, 70 feet long, will
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TOWN GUARDS AGAINST ?'LOOD
Samuel S. Forstner, of Sche
nectady, N. V., is the newly elect
ed grand high priest of the New
York chapter of KQal Arch
Masons. ,
l'ersisiem rumors, 111 W ashing
ton, herald the resignation of Rep
William R. tJrcen, of Iowa, chnir
lniin of the house ways and means
committee, to accept a federal
judgeship iivN'ew York. He has
refused to confirm the rumors.
These two young women, employed in a railroad office, arc doing
their bit for Houston, Tex., scene cf the Democratic national con
vention, by selling boosier buttons to swell convention funds.
Above, they are "selling" Clem Shaver, chairman of the Democratic
national committee, left, and Jesse Jones, Houston publisher chair,
man of tje finance committee, right.. - .
TEXAS H0N6RSALAM0 DEFENDERS
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Ai pring approachep nd with it the flood season, one tiver city,'
Beardstown, III., on the Illinois river, Is counting on a new ca wait
to protect it. The wall, pictured above, is '3,076 feet long and 22
feet high. It hail just been completed Earth ievces, two 'miles
loni-, tonnect the wall at each cud
Girls from virtually every coun
ty in Oklahoma vied for the honor
of being chosen Cotton Queen of
the state in an annual cotton ex
position, but Alfa Penwell, 18,
of Norfolk, Okla., was voted the
most beautiful and attractive girl
of them aOt.
A group of Pittsburgh women,
opposed to capital punishment,
have organised to enlist the aid
of Clarence Darrow, famous
criminal lawyer, for the defense
of A.idy Dyken, 15, above, of St.
Clairsville, O., who goe on trial
March 12 charged with the mur-
.der of hi mother,
Governor Dan Moody, cf Texas, left; National Commander Ed
ward E. Spafford, of the American Legion, with wreath, and Judge
Ernest A. Crockett, of Yankton, S. D., a great-g:rndson of the
famous scout, Davy Crockett, snapped as they participated, in the
ceremonies honoring the valiant Texan band who lost their lives in
the defense of th.e Ala'nio at San Antonio, Tex., against a vastly
superior Mexican army. The Legion's national convention ia ached
uled foj: Sun Antonio in October...'""
Here are the principal figures in the fight between" Herbert
Hoover, secretary of commerce, and Senator James E. Watson for
Indiana's delegates to the Kansas City Republican convention in
JunQ Hoover, left, above, is supported by Harry S. New, post
master general, center above; James P. Goodrich, former governor,
who represented President Harding and Hoover on missions to
Russia, center, below, and Will Hnys, former Republican national
.chairman, right. Watson, left, below, has. as his chief ally hia juniof
colleague. Senator Arthur R. Robinson, right. "
f WINS PICKED AS POPULAR "MAN"
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Jim and Gerald Anderson, tw
Tcrsity, Provo, Utah, look to much alike that they have been chosen
at the most popular "man" at the Institution In an annual celebrity
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