Vernonia eagle. (Vernonia, Or.) 1922-1974, October 02, 1936, Image 4

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Now Britishers Join the Army on Trial
An army recruiting officer in London explains to some young
army. The new idea is the army’s supplementary reserve trial
mentary reserves for six months. If he likes military life, he may
may return to civilian life, but is required to come up for 14 days
given a bounty of six pounds a year and pay while in training.
recruits “The New Idea” of his majesty's
scheme. A recruit may join the supple­
join the regular army. If he does not. he
of training for the next five years. He is
Printers’ Progress Speeial
Sponsored by American type founders and 23 allied manufacturers
of printing equipment, the “Printers Progress Special,” first traveling
exhibition operating heavy machinery under power, is on a coast to
coast tour of the United States, embracing 72 cities. The three car
train houses a practical printing plant with all accessories that will
demonstrate the history of a print job from manuscript to the finished
article. In the photograph are A. A. Mowbray, advertising executive
(left), Frank E. Me Avoy, electrical engineer (center), and S. W.
Pierce, director of the train.
Bring Their Tots for II Duce to See
Temple in Iraq Four Thousand Years Old
Fecundity being the most desirable feminine virtue, in the eyes of
Premier Mussolini, these Italian mothers at Potenza brought their off­
spring with them when they gathered to meet II Duce. Premier Musso­
lini is here shown chatting with a group of mothers, during his visit
to Potenza.
This unusually well preserved temple of sun-dried bricks, of the age of Abraham, 2100-1900 B.C., was dis­
covered by the Iraq expedition of the Oriental institute, University of Chicago, at Ischali, site of an ancient
Babylonian city northeast of Bagdad. The recessed niches on either side of the doorway leading into the
sanctuary are ornamented. The brick seat in the sanctuary, rear, was for the cult statue.
A typical leatherneck in appear­
ance is Marine Gunner Henry P.
Crowe of Lincoln, Ill., who is pic­
tured after he had set a new world’s
marksmanship record at Camp Per­
ry, Ohio, outshooting 1,570 of the
best riflemen in the United States.
Gunner Crowe scored a possible
100 to win the famous Wimbledon
trophy, competition for which is
fired over a 1.000-vard range.
Musk Ox on Its Way J to Chicago
Dr. W. Provence of Franklin, Ind., feeds Amelia, one of the two ten-
months-old musk ox calves who arrived at New York on the schooner
Effie M. Morrissey. Captain Bob Bartlett, veteran explorer < a the far
north, brought back these denizens of the frozen regions for the Chicago
Zoological society.
They Took Their Annual Sky Outing
Every year the Hicks family of Detroit goes on a sort of aerial
junket, and this season was no exception. Fred Hicks, a restaurant
owner. Mrs. Hicks and the ten Hicks kids chartered a big transport
plane, flew to Cleveland, circled the city a few times, and then returned,
satisfied for another year. It all started in 1927 when one of the little
Hickses promoted himself an airplane ride. Hicks, Sr., decided to take
the whole family, and they liked jt so well they've been doing it every
year since.