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Born under the sunny aalea ot his native country and reared s!mld all the Influence and affluence Incident to hi father high position a preal dent ot th republic, young Zelaya spent his early childhood only in Nicaragua. By far the greater portion of nl life was spent In the United States, which, since tha deDosltion of his distinguished father, through political Intrigue, h regarded a mum more aa hla horn than th country of hi birth.. It waa In th United States that Zelaya received hla early muaical education. He. through a special act ot congress, was also aamwea to in United States military academy at West Point, graduating with the class of 1908. Prior to this he had attended the Montajaire preparatory school in new jorsey. rouowing nut graduation from West Point Zelaya becatne associated with the Nlca - raguan legation at Washington, where be was connected until nia ratner was deposed In 1910 after having served as president of bis country since 1899. .. Y After his father was deposed and driven from the country, h waa aa - alated by President Dlas across Mex - Veteran Danced with Lawton as Boys A slnrularlr touching soene was enacted a short distance from Fort Wayne on Wednesday when the old veteran. Commander William lOna - le, ot Hion H. uass post, Wo. 40, U, A. it., alonff with nv othei war veterans, i Islted the old homestead of Oeneral Henry W. XAWton, one and a halC miles south of the city. UDon aDDroachlnte the .old land ruark, Comrad Englo, who Is 76 years of age, apparently did not )iay much attention to the old rustic - looking home confronting; htm." He was too busy telling his companions how fine It would be If Fort Wayne could subscribe sufficient money to buy the old place It waa after tin veterans had been admitted Into the old home that Wll - lldra Englo crossed the threshold and suddenly stopped, remembering 'that 62 long yeara ago he bad, aa a mere boy, danced to tho tuna of fiddlers in that verr same room, ill audoen stopping and dense alienee attracted ic attention ot ou companions wpo wero near him, and they asked Mm what he waa thinking of. It waa then that William Enghr told his abort, but interesting story. It waa in tho days of 185t. when I waa a boy of 14 years, that I remember walking through tho woods to at tend dances In thla very room. I remember well the old tunea that the fiddlers used to play aa they sat upon a platform In the corner there. They played 'Turkey in the Straw, end 'Money Must.' and many other old favorlrea. "The families - from all around used to drive to the old Lawton bomestead here and many enjoyable evenings wore spent. The womrn those days wore crinoline and tioot skirts, and the dances were different from the dances ot today. General Lawton was also a boy at that time and be was learning to be a. wheel wright" William Engle told his Interested listeners that he had not entered the house from that time until Wednesday of this week. He directed the at ten U on of hla friends to tire old logs that still served a a floor, but Which are covered with linoleum, A few of the doors and windows, he aald, have teen altered and enlarged. Mr. Engle paid that Daniel and Orrilla, Lawton, the - parents of Henry W. Lawton, came through the Wilderness to Fort Wayne in 1844 from Ohio. ForfWayn at' that time waa Inhabited by Indiana and renegades, and tha place waa very unsafe, especially at nl'ht. The old veteran was a member of uo, v rony - iounn inaiana volunteers. Th party ot Wednesday con slated of three grand army veterans. two Spanish American war Veterans and one world war veteran. Ico to California, from when be sought refuge in Spain In mo, Zelaya went to Europe to complete his musical education and following Ms debut in Paris, made a tour of. continental Europe, In tho course of wblch he appeared before tho royalty ot the various nations, In music, thla bright, vivacious son of Latin - America has a profound lOve for the classical, and next to Ms own appreciation of tho really good In music, bo Is Intensely fond of trying to teach others to appreciate the worthwhile In rhythm and harmony. An Interview with the distinguished gentleman la a decided treat, for ho i a most pleasant conversationalist, possessing an engaging, almost endearing personality, and la endowed with great mental scope and Intel lectual profundity. One cannot talk long with the eminent pianist without hie expounding In enthtisLastlo manner on mualo and its mission and purpose In tho general scheme of Ufa. In a very Interesting manner he describes the difference between real muaic, musical harmony, which appeals to th spiritual side of life, and th vulgarised sound vibrations which only affect certain physical nerve and never touch one's mentality at all. Zelaya doe not presume to crlUcli anyone, for ha is sponsor for the statement that the keynote tf success Is appreciation and not criticism. He does, however, believe he Is doing a real aervloe In pleasantly suggesting and attempting to prove how much more the publio at large will apprerl ate really good mualo if they only one learn how to do it In th course ot his act be gently chide the Jau enthusiast and In a pleasant manner conclusively proves how much mora real music can be mad to appeal to an American audience. Ads taken only until 7 p. m. for Sunday datsifted ad section All ads phoned after 7 will be published in Monday's paper. AN AT FAIR McCray Recommends Exten sive Improvements; Cattle Show Supcess INDIANAPOLIS, Bept. 8 Today waa iOdvernors day" at the Indiana atat fair, designated In honor of Governor McCray, who spent the day a( the exhibition. At a luncheon Under th auspices of the state board of agriculture held in th administration building, Governor McCray spoke In favor of making extensive improvement at the fair grounds, In eluding new buildings XI. It. Kurrie, president o the Monon railroad; Peter' Rosa, pr jldent of (he Illinois Central railroad, and F. C. Glltner, general auperlntendent of the Illl noia Central railroad, also - spoke. Th Hereford and Jersey cattle show held today waa adjudged on of th most successful ever neiq. to judging1 of th two breeds required practically all day. There were 23 contests in the Hereford class. 80 contests in the futurities, 22 contests In the Jersey and four futurities for jerseys More than 100 Purdue graduates attended the annual meeting of the Purdue agricultural alumni associa tion, held in the Oliver building. The program opened with a talk by M. XI. Overton, president ot the association. Addresses were delivered by Dean J. XJ. Skinner and'O. t Christie, of Purdue, and perry Crane, of Lebanon. Claude Harper, of Lafayette, was looted president of the association and 8. S. Cromer, also of Lafayette, was named secretary. Members of tho eTlrla club of Car, roll county, won a majority of the prise in th canned fruit contests held today They had an exhibit of about too quaru of fruit IS City In register the tha Saturday, tomorrow. (facials cent majority who tb cltlienshUi completed befor of th registering th entitled. been th curar Voters. procure out at near charged th suburb of ot widow

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  1. The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette,
  2. 09 Sep 1921, Fri,
  3. Page 16

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