Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, August 23, 1919, Image 13

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" (CaDital Journal Special Service)
Turner, Aug. 23. Blaekfoerry season . baerman v,. Kieaara.
i . m .i,. t ' C. E. MeElwam has rented his farm
i. at its best in the Turner patches. hefe .g wfai
: lias been estimated that over fifty ter ;u California.
' dollars worth of evergreens have .been) ' Mrs."3urdis Waltman has been very
- old off of the patch by the depot, (ill the past week.
- With a few exceptions all of the Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Henning, Mr.
Turner boys are home from overseas, r and Mrs. Joe Keppinger, Misses Julia
Lars Larson and son are stopping at De Jardin, Gertc Bowley and Grace
' I. H. Small '. Malo were among those who attended
Mr. Collins and family have moved the wedding dance Saturday eve, front
into the vacant house near the Martin Oervais.
Lumber Co. t Mrs. Winter Baughnian visited in
Mr. Sheridan and Cook are logging Silverton Wednesday. .
for W. A. Martin. " Miss Gladys Riches' of Silverton has
Mrs. Ulvin Denycr and children of b"een engaged to teach the primary
Portland were at the J. H. Osborn grades for the coming year.
Home Monday ana Tuesday.
H. H. Smith and family of Sunny
aide wore Tomer visitors last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Chairs expect to
mover M Salem in the near future. Mr.
: : 1 1 ,i i; ..l. s : 1
Miss Cornelius was calling in Turner
recently, many are the regrets that
her stay was so short.
George Farris and family and Mr
Vrv nml A ail crh f v nf Hnrrifthlll-ff wore
it Ed S'arris' last Similar
Mrs. Small and Children of Portland
are visiting at Jim Lyles.
.luiin vv . u. oiuun was in i urnur wus
-week looking after the various number
.tk m.miw.
Miss Hester McKay is home from a
visit in Canada, her mother, Mrs. Eliz- been for the weea. iney were aecom
abeth MeKay, will continue to visit pauied white there by Mr. and Mrs.
relatives in the old home country un- Sliedeck of Portland.
til fall. - I Fred Muller, a returned soldior was
John M. Wason Sr., will leave in a stopping in Donald for a short time on
few weeks for his old home sate to Saturday.
visit relatives. In June Mr. Watson Eugene Flynn returned from Dee,
Tras elected a delegate to the national Oregon, on Saturday.
. A. R. to be held in Columbus, Ohio, Mrs Mercer was called to Portland on
in Sept. This is whore Mr. Watson was Duginess Saturday evening,
-mustered out in 1865. Pleasant mem- Mf UnAmy returned from Doe, Ore
ories of other days and eomrades of the on wherfl ne hftd DeeB for
fcluc along with a visit of boyhood ' ' seems pretty good to
tfriends certaihly holds for Turner's . .
IS-ArSSSA, C.. "Hf 0. A. K-M. .,.;
of Fruitland were over night visitors to Astoria Sunday morning on aceonnt
mt the horn of H. H. Wilson. of an accident to his son, George, which
Freeman Meckenham has sold his has not proven so serious as feared at
rfarm to Mr. Meckenham Sr. Will first. He was able to be brought home
Meckenham and family of North Da- Wednesday? Mft and Mrs. Kunkle re
kota will ' move on to the place this ., turning Tuesday. . ,
fall. 1 Mrs. Annie Osborn of eastern Oregon
The Presbyterian manse is again va- is visiting her sister, Mrs. A. E. Feller,
leant. The ladies aid of Donald held a social
Miss Agnes Arnold was m Turner
-tor a few days the guest of her friend
auss- Agnes Kelly.
- Mrs. Lottie Nicely has been visiting
in. Portland this week.
A letter to Turner friends from J.
35, Waggoner says that he is gradually
The Dalzell girls came home from
the hospital Thursday following the'
sneeessful operation on Tuesday fori
tonsils and adenoids.
The publics school will open on the
Jast Monday in September. There will
tie very little, change made from that
tof last year.
Misses Hazel Bear and Alma Baker
were sponsors for a pleasant picnic
on last Sunday.
(Capital Journal Special Service) "
North Howell, Aug. 23. Jacob Wan
ner has sold his farm here to Mr. Ple
nart and has purchased another place
near the Phil May farm southeast of
lit. Angel. "
New uses to which a Ford may be
r""' 'e appealing ciurv ua . Ituss xrus
used theirs recently to break 3 strands
f barb wire, tear a hole through a
woven wire fence and break down 3
perfectly good feneo posts, stopping
Babies omiie
when stomachs do their
work and bowels move naturally.
Fretful, crying babies need
Tie kfues viA CliiUrea'i Remhtar
to make the stomach digest fx!.
- and bowels to move tu they
should. Contains no alcohol.
opiates, narcotics, or other
harmful ingredients.
At votxr dra-'fiitm
''-F4Kr. V i
1. C. Perry's.
me help you.
about 20 rods on the other side with '
not even a broken windshield. '
The latest arrival in the neighbor-
hood is a son at the home of Mr. and
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
About forty f tne fnOTas f Mrs. Ben
Eppors met at her home on Saturday
.: evening to celebrate her birthday.
D . a e a fa
until the wee sma ' hours. Refreshments
of ice cream and cake were served. The
hostess received many remembercnees
, ,. . ...
th oeeaaion in the way of gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Dayton Walker returned
from Newport Saturday where they haa
j tuo basement of the church on Wed-
nesday p. m. Ice cream and cake were
Miss Idell Lamb Bpent Wcdnosday
and Thursday in Salem. She expects to
attend school there this coming year.
Mrs. Norwood and children of Port
land are visiting Mrs. John Miler this
week. The ladies are sisters.
C. J. Espey has contracted his ever
green blackberries to the Valley Can
ning company of Newberg and is spend
ing most of his time overseeing the gath
ering and weighing of same. Mr. Hege
dom of Portland is looking after the af
fairs at the bank.
The Fellers families held a reunion at
Brann 's grove .last Sunday as a fare
well for Mrs. Grover, who leaves, soon
for Michigan, after spending the sum
mer with friends in the valley.
Mr. and MrB. Owens Bpent Thursday
at Buttcville with their daughter, Mrs.
Hite. ,
Mrs. Heron went to Portland on Thurs
day to remain several days visiting with
Mrs. Ira Smith was a Portland visi-
tor on Monday,
Mrs. Harvey and children left for
Portland Wednesday morning to remain
several days.
Mrs. Chadima of Portland visited her
daughter, Mrs. Sixsmith, on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. 8. A. Sixsmith spent
Monday evening in Portland.
Mrs. Thorns of Portland has been
visiting the Joe Smith family of Broad
aeres. She returned rmme Wednesday
accompanied by Myrtle Smith.
'Rev. Large filled the pulpit at the
ing a fine sermon to a fair sizedmcnEr
Donald hurch Sunday evening, preach
ing a fine sermon to a fair sized congre
gation. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bixel, Lorcna and
Ethel Bixel, Sophi Eppers, Emma
Smith,. Viva and Fressa Dawes, Mary
Sibley and Leo Smith attended tho New
Era rally at Woodbum on Sunday.
Torget It"-Buy At Home
Hotel Marion, Eaiem, Ore.
417 Morgan Bldg, Portland, Or.
AH Varieties Oc
. Blackberries, lb.
Bring them in even if yon have only
few pounds. We furnish boxes and
crate We are also in the market for
canning and evaporating apples.
Corns and sea ns before yon sen
Warehouse High and Terry Street.
Phone 717
Office 642 State St. Salem, Or.
- (Capital Journal Special Service.)
Melvin Raines left this morning for
his home near Laeomb, where the whole
country is afire.
George Garrison received word that
his father was quite ill and left this.
morning, for hia home.
Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Parker has gone
to ranching. . They left yesterday morn
ing. .
T. A. Quilhot is on. the sick list but is
improving. He was pulling on a ehbker
and wrenched his back.
Several of the boys left Sunday morn
ing to spend the day in the valley and
Mill City. - - '
B. C. Robertson wentt o his home
near Kingston last Sunday.
Clyde Brcssler, who has been in the
U. 8. army, is now engineer for the
There is a large forest fire above De
troit and is not under control at thH
preBCkt writing.
Mrs. G. W. Moore returned home last
Friday after spending a week in the
' (Capital Journal Special Service.)
Scotts Mills, Aug. 23. The Friends
quarterly meeting held here last Friday,
Saturday and Sunday was well attend
ed. Those attending from a distance
were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Miller of Spring
brook, Miss Halcyon Wiley of Bex, Mr.
and Mrs. I. G. Lee, Miss Shinn and
mother? Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Thomas,
Mrs. Wooten, Mrs. Miles and daughter
Lyra, Mr. and Mrs. . Pemberton, Dr.
Keeler and Hazel Keeler and Grandma
Pemberton of Salem,-Mr. and Mrs. Hod
son and W. J. Hadley of Turner, Mr.
and Mrs. B. Carnmaek, Mr. and Mrs. C.
A. Hadley, Mr: and Mrs. Albert Bates,
Mr. and Mrs. William Way, Mr, and
Mrs. David Pearson and family from
Bosedsle, Mr. and Mrs. Enoa Presnall,
Mrs. Bennett Pearson and Mr. and Mrs.
Blain Bronner and Mrs. Webb of Mar
ion, Mrs. Lorena Terrell, Mrs. Ether
Terrell and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Cook
of Portland.
Bev. and Mrs. Banton of Marqnam
were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Harris last
Mrs. Hclvie of Oregon City is visiting
her children here this week.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Shilts attended the
funeral of their grandchild at Oregon
City laBt week. -
Miss Ethel Shilts has been with her
brother and sister, Mr, and Mrs. Everett
Shilts, at he hot springs for some time.
Mies Ethel is expecting to teaeh school
this fall and winter.
J. A. Taylor and Mr. and Mrs. W. T.
Taylor made' a business trip to Salem
last Thursday.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John Staigor,
August 17, 1919, a son.
A letter from Mrs. L. C. Busscll of
Middleton state that they had the mis
fortune of having their sleeping tent
burned with their bedding last Satur
day. .Their little boy accidontaly set
the tent afire whilo playing with match
es. The folks not knowing he had them.
Mrs. BusbcII formerlly lived here.
0. G. Frazier of Portland visited with
relatives nd attended quarterly meet
ing. Mrs. Ada Wallace Unruh lectures here
tonight in behalf of a fireproof nursery
home for namoless, homeless and aban
doned babies of Oregon. We wish suc
cess to this undertaking.
The Misses Winnifred and Lillian
Frazier of Salem," who have been visit
ing here, returned to their homo today.
Mrs. Deota Schr.rbach visited rela
tives here this week.
Mrs. John Staiger, who has been seri
ously ill is reported much better at
present writing.
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
Dallas, Or., Aug. 23. Mr. and Mrs.
Llovd. Pickard of Eugene are guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Hay-
ter on North Main street.
Miss Pearl Phillips left the first of
the week for a short outing at New
port. Mrs. T. A. Magers, who has been
spending the summer at the home of
her sister, Mrs. Cliff Johnson at Sea
side has returned to her home in Dallas.
Mr. and Mrs. C. S; Keller and family
spent the first of the week with rcla
ti"" n"r Euaeno.
Dan West has returned from a sum
mer'" vis't with relatives near Brighton
in Tillamook county.
Frank L. Campbell spent a few days
this week visitin? at th? home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry G. Camp
bell near this city.
Miss Pauline Capps of Omaha, Ne
braska, is a guest this week at the home
of Mr. and Mrs, Bobert S. FiBher on
Washington street.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Talbott ana Lien-
tenant Steele Evan returned the first
of the week from an outing at the Tilla
mook beaches.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred S. Crowley left the
first of the week for a short outing at
the coast after which they will leave for
eastern Oregon, where Mr. Crowley has
aeeepted a position in the school ei
Prairie City for the coming year.
Estlcy Farley, who is employed in a
MeMinnvillc garage, spent Monday at
the homo of his parents in the city.
J. C. Hr.yter is a guest at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Patterson Jr., at
Blind Slough this week.
Berlin. Leaving instructions that
"one who did not wish to survive Ger
many's dishonor" should be written
.over his grave, Adolf Weissler, well-
known author, committed suicide by
shooting himself at Halle. 1
lilLL lfCll?! HERE
Who will. tell of war experiences in
' ecture
Lieutenant Lamar Tooze, who is to
lecture at the armory next Tuesday
evening under the auspices of the Salem
Women's club has been lectur'ng tt
Medford, Eugene and other cilits in the
valley and will come direct from Med
ford to fill his date here next Tuesday.
Before returning east to take up a
two Years' course in the study of law
at Harvard university, Lieutenant Tooxe
is devoting his time to telling of his
war experiences thus helping to raise
funds for the women's building of the
University of Oregon.
Before the lecture there will bo a
short program consisting of three num
bers. Ethel Wynn Kelly, the youthful
elocutionist who made such a decided
impression in Bed Cross worjt is on the
program for one number; O. L. McDon
ald will-sing one 1 solo. Verna Cooder
Prunk, who sang several times this sum
mer with the Cherrian band, will sing,
accompanied by the Elks' band.
A special effort la being made to se
cure a large attendance 'at the armory
Tuesday evening and judging from the
favorable reports received, there is the
assurance that the address of Lieutenant
Tooze will be something entirely differ
ent from the usual war story and will
well repay those who attend.
Crowded off the highway on the grade
south of the school house last Saturday
evening by the Mill City-Salem stage,
operated by a Mr. Ziun, W. W. Barry,
a farmer living south of Balcm on the
Jefferson Toad, received a bad cut on
his head when hia auto turned over in
the ditch. Dr.- Carlton Smith of Salem,
who was passing at the time rendered)
medical aid on the spot by taking three
stitches in the scalp. .
.While the Ferria crew were threshing
t the Gus Drager ranch last Saturday
evening, a spark from the engine set
fire to three small stacks of grain. On
ly by quick work was the separator
saved. Holp from town was summoned
and through the efforts of Messrs. I. L.
Robertson, H. A. Thiessen and Henry
Barnett, much of the burning stack was
........ .1 Im. nnA Ta Itact in nrroill IvdS
about 200 bushelsVAbout Tl50 bushels of
sacked gTain was saved. Tribune.
There was a large attendance at the
New Era rally meeting at the Chnrch
of God grounds last Sunday, Wood
burn, Donald, Aurora, Gorvais aud oth
er points being well represented. There
was a combined Sunday school hour
with Bev. J. W. Large in charge, fol
lowed by an address by Dr. Spheer of
San Francisco, who is in charge of the
New Era movement for the Pacific
coast. At noon, communion service was
conducted by Rev. L. 8. Mochel and
Rev. O. C. Wcllcr. After a basket din
ner there was song and praise service,
short talks from representatives of chur
ches, "A Call for Young People" by
Dr. Spheer, "The New Era" by Dr.
Wallace Howe Lec. Steps were taken to
secure the State Young People's Con
ference for WToodbnrn next year, a
committee of all the Woodburn minis
ters being appointed to look after this
work. Woodburn Independent.
i We Are Back Again
After serving the government over there in the
trenches during the world war, the Universal Light
ing Systems are now on the market and selling at
pre-war prices. -
The Universal Systems cost mucn less than
other lighting plants due to the enormous output.
The Farmer today can enjoy all the conveniences
of his city brother with one of these light systems
and reduce the cost of Insurance risk at the same
time. We also handle the Wonderful Automatic
Water Systems.
Salem VELIE Company
- 162 North Commercial Street
I - "-it
Who was Killed in action
Deals la Real Estate
Cora Van Wecl to L. C. Dcnnison, cas
half of west half of lot 1, block 63,
Mary E..Flook to L. B. Feeble, lots
2 and 3, block 2, Broadway addition, Sa
lem. Ed Johnson to Mattie McElroy, part
of block 78, North Salem.
H. B. Curtis to- John Spranger, two
tracts comprising 42 acres in section 28
7-2.. -.-. '' ' '
O. D.' Miles to J. A. Lincoln, north
east quarter of section 2 81 K.. 4200.
W. F. McDonald to Araminta Phil
lips, 5 acres ia section 13-9-1 E,
F. Ballard to Floyd Monroe, block 4,
Hill addition to Mehama.
E. P. Petties to Mae Spaulding, lot 23
block 3, Burlington addition; (950, ''
. Ben Bowden to C F, Coulson, east
half of lot 23, Capital Home addition.
A. P, Hawley .to T. J. Hill, lot. 8,
block 2, Central 'audition.
Lola Beynolds to G. H. Grabenhorst,
lot i, block 14, Fairmount Park addi
tion; 3800.
L, B. Peebles to H. M. Peebles, lots
11 and IS, bloek 9, Riverview Park ad
dition. Hartley & Craig to Otis Adams, lots
i and 4, Hartley & Craig Fruit farm.
Fred Dou to W. C. Miller, lot 1, blk.
3, addition C, Woodburn. .
B. W. Ordway to Kreta Dahl, lot 30,
north city of Silverton. '
Ida L. Green to J. A. Darr lots 7 and
8, block 8, Salem: 4250. -r
A. F. Clapper to J. E. Galloway, lots
b, 9 and 10, block 16, Englcwood addi
tion, Salem.
F. P. McDevitt to Sadie Fallon, lot
8, block 5, Depot addition.
W. H. Morris to M. G. Cox, lot 3,
block 3, Oak Lodge addition.
F. W. Lewis to F. H. Garland, 21.70
acres in section 25-6-3 W, Lake Labish
district; 7000,
Lola Humphrey to Margaret Jones,
- p.art f lot 7-
Aug Nibler to Otto Schwab, lots 5,
o, I, s, blocK V.J., liervais,
Otto Schwab to Martin Kohu, lots
D, ti, 7, 8 iblock Ti, Horvant.
G. M. Mailatt to C, A. Myers, 10
acres in R. Koby elaim 9-3 W.
Frank Koschindder to J. A. Mont
gomery, lot 3, block 9, Southwest addi
tion, Salem.
Paul Trnglio to A. C. Brigman, lots
13 and 14, Hanshaw Fruit farm.
Albert Page to H. T. Mitchell, 11.07
acres in L. Save go claim 7-3 W. $0500.
Harriott Peebles to H. M. Peebles,
lot 1, block 2, Broadway addition.
D. D. Sneolofaiky to W. J. Dirr, lot
54, Rector Meadow fruit farm.
Fern Wells to J. W. Burseh, part of
block 5, Roberts addition.
Mary L. Hanson to W. W. Graham,
5.89 acres in ,s;-ction 2-7-1 W.
ti. M. Fuller to A. A. Krueger, lot
6 block 7, Frickeys R. B. addition.
R. H. Bronluwe to Walter Lciss, lot
5, block .10, Richmond addition.
T). L. Smith to A. H. Jess, 1 acre on
15th street and Miss creek, Salem.
Marion County Boys Tell Of
Belleau field on Anniversary
Of Battle Which Opened Drive
Just how' Belleau Wood, the scene
of the opening battle of General Forks
great drive of last summer, appears to
day is vividly described in the follow
iag -article reprinted from the ' Stars
and Stripes, efficial paper of the A.
E. F which was written by Corporal
'Milton Kephart, a Marion county boy
among tho last of the American troops
in the zone of occupation.
Chateau Thierry, July ' 18. A year
ago this morning the Yanks of the
2tith division crawled out. of their rock
pilea and fox notes in the Boia de Bel
leau and 'began an attack on the Ger-
mons twenty minutes ahead of the
rest of Foch's great counteroffensive.
iJown the gentle slope they went to
ward the village of Belleau and to the
ridge beyond. A few minutes later,
bodieg of wounded and dying dotted
the ground in numbers almost like
fresh shell holes but the survivors
swept on and took Bclleou and later
with the aid of the Third division got
hill 204, the keystone of the German
hold on Chateau Thierry.
Flag Floats Over Cemetery
Today, I visited the new cemetery
at the eastern edge of the Bois de Bel
leau overlooking the field of that at
tack. There under the forest were big
white crosses and the Stars and Stripes
floating high on a flag pole, whale in
the center lie the New England boys
who were shot down a year ago today,
aa well as the marines who paid the
cost in blood at Belleau Wood. .
Upon tho fields to the eastward that
were white under the brilliance of the
ihurning gun rested an awesome silence.
In all the extent, the only human be
ings visible were a score of unguarded
German prisoners just outside the vil
lage ef Belleau. listlessly piling hay.
All stopped work to stare at the party
of visitors." Perhaps two third of the
field is covered with rippling wheat
and fresh haycocks. Tho rest is untill
ed, overgrown with wasted grass and
weeds and splotched with white patch
es of shell holes. Walking through the
hay stubble, I discovered how labor
ious must have been the cultivation.
The. ground remained' broken gnd un
even. Splinter of steel and chunks of
shell lay on the surface like rock in
a Vermont pasture with here and there
a human ibone. '
London (By Mail). British 'dry"
forces, roinf orced by the Anti-Saloon
League of America, are completing
their plans, and marshalling their
" sturmtruppen " for a mighty offen
sive commencing this Fall. And Johnny
Bull is sitting up and watching with
considerable interest uncertain wheth
er he ought to be amused, scared or
Immediately the lid went on in the
United States William E, ' 'Pussyf oot "
Johnson, ''Fiold-Marshal Commander-in-Chief"
of America's "dry" army,
established a branch G. II. Q. in Lon
don, and proceeded to show iota, pro
hibitionists just how to wago wte on
booze. Hitherto although there hart
been an occasional prohibition move
ment in Great Britain, the ''drys" bad
made very little headway the only real
ly prominent ninn identified with thT
movement being the late Sir Wilfrid
Lawson, who aroused controversy some
years buck by emptying his inherited
wine-cellars down the drains. .
Prohibition was represented in Eng
lnnd by the United Kingdom Alliance,
but the organization was not well equip
ped with funds, and was so out of date
in its methods thut tho 'wets" ceased
to regard its members as anything more
dangerous -than "bun-wallahs" a
strange sect who participated in orgies
of tea-drinking Hnd bun consumption.
But ,I,usHyfoot" Johnson has changed
all this.
Canon Masternian president of the
II. K. A. recently visited America to
find out how the ''wets" there had
been overwhelmed. Ho fixed up an al
liance with the Anti-Haloon league with
the result that another A. E. F. was
soon on the high seas.
Johnson - established himself quietly
in Fleet Street the home of news
papers and publicity, but o skillfully
were his opening moves made that he
succeeded in avoiding attracting atten
tion for some months. Then he disclos
ed hmiself. It would be rah to sug
gest that he captured the powerful
Northcliffe Press, but it pays much for
his generalship and tactics that he
managed to secure a magnificent ad
vertisement out of a hostile organiza
tion. Lord Northcliffe 'a papers discovered
his presence and taking up the role
of Dickens' Fat Hoy, the Daily Mail
proceeded to make Johnny Bull's flesh
creep with Jfngthy stories of "Pussy
foot's" aims, antecedents methods and
chances of success. J. Bull was slightly
amused, but as the whole Northcliffe
artillery the Times Weekly Dispatch,
Evening News, Dnily Mirror and others
joined in the attack British ''wets"
began to realize that they must get
A big defensive campaign was opened
and hair-raising stories ( ( American
prohibition methods weio published
stories of Machiavellian conning, hys
terical campaigning, r':id Napoleonic
victories. The ''wots" toarfully appeal
ed to that much criticized autocrat, the
British Workinig Mwi to repudiate the
sponsors of grape jiiire and similar
''soft" drinks wit'-i fantastic names.
They reminded bii.i of his old war-cry
''Damn his eyes, whoever he tries to
rob a poor man of his beer." And they
suceeed in musing Mr. B. W. M. sit up
and think "there might bo something
in it."
Meanwhile the much disewsed ''Pus
syfoot' Johnson, satisfied with bis first
Bellcan Wood is much as the ma
rines made it when the iNew Kn gland
ers left it a year ago. A mass of qplinr
tered tree trunus have fallen down oa
piles of huge boulders. Contrary to the
artist's conceptions at Louie, Belleaa
.Wood contains only small and medium
sized trees and these are taiekly mat
ted. Most of them are dead now a the
result of tho terrible splintering they
received. Most of the dugouts have
fallen in but the line of holes which
took the place of trenchca in the fight
in? are still visible.
However,. X was shocked to discover
an area of two or three acres which
had been cleared up, the broken- trunk
had been cut into firewood and neat-'
ly corded while the dobrs had been tak
en away much ehanging the appear
ance. A while ago it was the talk that
the American government wonld buy
tins, wood and preserve it as it was lctt
in the wake of the battle for tourists
to see. If this is still ia view, steps
must lie taken soon- or the whole wiD
look aa does this clearing. Since last 1
saw the wood in February, many thing
tnat remaiuetl artor ihe battle have
been removed ns souvenirs. Still thre
is an abundance of fragments of Ger
man unuorms, heaps of cartridge ibelt
where the machine guns played and
somo other relies of the- battlefieldt
uNone of these will be left, I nredictj
for next year tourists invasion nnlesa
a guard is mounted.
Villages Gaunt Wrecks
All the Americans have been trans
ferred from the dugout and shell hol
graves to the cemetery. A few Ger
man graves remain; some are carefully
marked and tended while others aro
barely distinguishable and there is one ,
that exposes the bones of the occu
pant to the gaise of the curious. Tbe
villages of Bouresches, Terey Had Bel
leau expose a gaunt wreckage to view,
all the more so for having had som
broken Btonc, plaster, house furnial
ing shovelled out of the ruins into
long piles beside the highway. Seeing
'them is like, viewing skeletons. Only
two or three civilians are in sight. 1
BelleauI raw only GcTman prisoners
wandering singly, absorbed at looking
at the ruin there, perhaps searching
for some overlooked treasure.
Where a year ago the .battle surge
and roared, today was stillness am) -death
upon the scarred countryside.
demonstration, had departed for Fin-,
land to organize an offensive in north
ern Europe but he left a promise to re
tur In the fall. The full weight of the
counter-offensive accordingly fell upon
the poor old United Kingdom Alliance
which "frightfully bucked" by tho
prominence given to its aims, and the
promise of solid tupport from American
''drys'' nevertheless wilted before tho
storm of protest.
The announcement that many leading
American temperance orators are on
their way to England to take part In
the fray gava the "wets'' a popular
battle-cry, with the Inevitable warning
"Hands, off, America, Mind your own .
interference ' or words to that effect.
The U. K. A. hurried forward with a
flat denial but investigations pmveit
conclusively that tho Anti-Saloon Lea- '
gue had volunteered to pay expenses
their orators.
In. any event "Pussyfoot" Johnson
has Made a remarkably good start.
Moreover, he has arrived at the, most
favorable "possiblo moment. V'ar-timo
drink restrictions are being grndually
primed down, but everybody agreea
that a return to the pro-war hours for
saloon opening and tho sale of intox
icants Ik impossible and undesirable.
On the other hand British workers,
and in fact the British people sb a
wh ile, are fond of a glass of beer. They
'o't need fancy drinks but they will
have beer.
New York, Aug. "23. What is prob
ably the moat unique expedition of its
kind was due to land at ("ape Town,
Africa recently from which point it
will penetrate tho junylcs of the durk
This expedition is the first to go on
a similar errand since the beginning of
tho world war. The expedition is larger
than that headed by the late t'ol. Theo
dore Boosevclt aud many members of
the present party were with the deceas
ed ex-president. A full cinematograph
equipment was taken on the expedition
and photogrnphie records will be mado
of all discoveries and will be brought
back to America for portrayal in an
educational campaign which is to be in
stituted by tho government.
The director of the expedition is Ed
mund Heller, of Washington, D. O. Hel
ler is a famous scientist connected with
th" Umitlisonian Institution and is an
experienced explorer having been with
K osevelt on the latter 's 1013 expsdi- ..
tin to Africa. Heller was also with
Paul Kainey when that explorer delved
inio East Africa. The Hmithsoniun In
stitution chose Henry C. Raven as field
niituralist of the expedition. Raven
stent many .years in tho jungle without
sfcitig the face of another white man.
The botanist of tho expeditloa is
Homer L. Bhantz of Washington, I). !.
HliRntss was selected by the United
States Department of Agriculture.
For the first time in scientific his
c;y, the motion picture will play an
important part in the exploration of
frica. Motion pictures of known ami
heretofore unknown forms of ahiiual
iriioct and reptile life, of races and
tribes will be brought to America.