The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 1, 1930 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 1, 1930
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,1930 m.YTH.EVlLLE, (AKK.) COURIER-'NEWS iooiiRr and Skipper J)arc Enterprise to Race,' Mormon "Umbrella Church" - Excavations Reveal Story of English Life Before and After Roman Conquest. BY MILTON BKONN'KIt NE\ Smici- Wrlfrr LONDON.—In all ihe romanlic stoiy of moaern archaeology iiDtli- iiiii more, fascinating has occurred than the revelation thul a fev: fssi bsnealii a hay-field and irecs ou'.- siilb the old English city of S!. Albans there lie buried the ramalns of the'Roman city of Verulam «hlch was ihe metropolis oi England before Jesus of Nazareth was born and beside which Londlnium —original of the present London- was a mere trading village. - In fact, !f the hopes already ralsEd by archaeological finds are realized, Verulam may well prove, to be lo England what l'omp?ii and Herculaneum are to Italy—a marvelous preservation of the everyday life of the Roman mas'.er-, of ihc then known world. Vcru- lum may evun exceed them in interest. After all. Pompeii and Her- culanturn were only Roman sea- |' rl >* ^hprner Gertrude L. Thcbaud, piclurcd at the leii. is j, M a hard-working member of thc Clou- side towns preserved lor posterity i cester, Ma's., fishing neei. but 'she 1 :; fast enough lo challenge thc America's Pirn ,i,f,.r,,i.r VM«,&^%^^£Z?S\%* f ™<> TV < American sa,,. At to*K« *^^^^ M *S£ ?£ Vesuvius. But, Verulam was more '•"^•'uu.wno will sail her this seasrn in the Intel-national l-shermen's races oif Gloucester and who has Lent a chaUenge lo Harold K. Vanclcrbilt. skipper of the Enterprise. Of course. Ihe schooner does no', conform to Ihe Class J rule., under which Enterprise V.T.I | ju ilt, but, real sailing men arc Jubilant over me challenge, whether ii i s accepled or not. They p;im io ,h c f! . t , tnal a boat Wljlt fo , cvc i Architectural Wonder \Vas. : Erected by Untaught Pion- ' ecrs Over 60 Years Ago. ; SOUBS I'inging In thrlr i ears. Mormon pioneers Irtid^ed i v.-i-siwaiil to Hall. Lake City and! umli-r UK- leadership of llrlgliam 1 Yciinx ciccti'd. in 1BC3-67. the world-famous Mormon Titbcrmiclvj In Uiah wlltlerncss. i 'Ihis nnli|,ie church, known as "(he huge umbrelln building 11 be-! cause of its sJiaiw. is far moie' wonderful architecturally than (lie I used. When tho organ was rebuilt ' : ™ T.1"1916/the original u'Kwo-': <uvcd and an addition of 15 feet-"' wade on each side.' Thus, no - cruan retains Its original' vblcj. There arc now seven organs In the complete InMrumenU. with between 7COO and 8000 pip-s. Mormons still met - here and sing ilie s.-ng which Inspired Iho jiloneer workmen who »onsUuctcd the tabernacle: "Come, come ye Saints. No loll and" labor .fear— • All it well, all Is'well:. " Thc Mormbii Talx-inacli- KNOTTY PHOB!.KM l.AMAR, Colo., tUI'l—'Justice of ^the Peace Earle Carving had a' : knotty problem lo decide here ovjr.' I the o'.'.'nji.ship cf a hive of bcsV. j a complaint was made that 'Al I nownard stole a bee hive. It seems decide Downer cn nie. sk n n - "^'»cilon :-,aU U. be ' <"<-"•""« Irol » »"•' - of the; - . — -. - pipes! Imiihxl ul(h. rain,- hem l!#LT.foiirl!is tnt-i ID' 1 River.', 32 Iret, in hi-ljln pillars or; of red sand-j u W!ls for Uil.s rc.v.on that 'VOodcn I CoriMruc'ln'i of ?.?.!*• ,* hl * "I 1 "! I0 . to I- "« ! P"« *cre uud in place of heavy M^u,, by the pioneer^ In'S and I apart. In the whole chcuinference of ihe building. The arches put (he oigan eir. In 180 finished uftei- 18 months 3 1'ie buidliw Tho irrtr .r , n ™ W ™ KA< t ' xtlllslve «" 5 »"W<«I atler 18 momhs' work mi L-ller with -«,,trn Sn oftl «i,* inu'Mvo organ, was $300.000. by 100 men. White vertical grain Th building 'vis o str iiMl n" ° T^ 0 " 0 "* lt '""*' '" >' im - ha " kl1 m miles, from near im. winding sia.s con«iuiled| nhlcli no wntll,, .a nun-mormon, .K. Gorge in soulheni Utah was 1 OILS VAMJSH LK2 HAMC Ccrboi], A •pfctiUct'lMlte 6lopt p*ia iBiiistlr, mil •'" ,-db.,|iwc«lb.j,! „ , . . tit or ctrlHin;l» dun or«rc!«hU G ' ' c m*(ic. than a Roman town. Lang before the Romans came to England on conquest bent, there is^evldcnca that Verulam .was the site of a native British'town and, portly, '.he j biage.w In all the island. ! Ancifnf Human Walls It had long been known by thc people of St. Albaai thai just outside the town there had been a Roman city. Thc ancient Roman city walls arc exposed for many hundreds of feel. Eighty-three years ago Ihe remains of a Roman ,lheau.-r, Ihe only one in Oreal DrI- j tiiln, were exposed and, nearby.' the remains of a Roman forum, j Not long ajo it ?.as decided to have the site excavated lo sec whether i further traces of the old city could be discovered. This task was entrusted to Dr. R. E. Mortimer Wheeler, keecer and secretary of the London Museum, and his wife, both of whom are well known British achaeolo- 1 gists. They had not gone far before j they began to make sensational discoveries—the remains of a great Roman gateway. Roman villas, a Roman wine cellar and « Roman cemetery, which was always placed outside the city walls for hygienic reasons. Work Postponed Work in excavating has now been postponed until next- ye^r on account., of the setting in of thc rainy season, but points of vast archaeological >and historical importance are expected to be cleared up: FIRST—:n 54 B. C., Julius" Caesar crossed ' the Thames river in pursuit of Carslvellaunus. king of the native tribe of Catuvellauni. who -was overlord of southeastern Britain. His stronghold is supposed io have, been where Verulam has now been found. "In this native British metropolis was located the first mint ever known in EritlGh history. Trie native Britons had learned about coining money from ' their contacts with people from Roman-ruled Europe and imitated them. ''.Caesar; did noi finish ihe conquest of England. This was only accomplished in the year 43 A. D. imder the Emperor Claudius. And eight years later the Romans conferred upon Verulam the title of "municipium." which in Gaul was a title given only to pre-Ro- i man cities which had proved them- ' selves worthy of Roman honor by | reason of their size and importance. This proves that even after Caesar departed and before Claudius came, Verulam maintained its commanding position. The big point, therefore, is that here if anywhere Ihe excavators hope lo find thc pre-Roman British stronghold and its native civilization- something about which very little Is known. SECOND-In the year A. D. 61, while the main Roman armies were to the north fighting the native tribes, the minor officials left in the r , south so aroused the Britons by ihelr tyranny tliat the Iceni under i their Queen Boadicea (or more cor- 'reclly spelled now, Boudicca* ores? in rebellion. They destroyed the towns of Colchester. London and Verulam. Vestiges of that ancient destruction, il ; is hoped, will b« uncovered. THIRD—Verulam was rebuilt upon an even bigger scale by the Romans, being made a regular Roman walled city and here they remained for 350 years. There K therefore, the chance that the whole of Roman civilization in Britain for 351 years mav be uncovered. FOURTH— When the Romans finally abandoned Britain there was a wild swirl of petty wars be- tw-^cn native tribes. The" fifth cen- luiy aft er Chrisl. so far as Britain is concerned, remains a mystery. Tt Is known, that England was har- ly use in any kind of weather is a fit match for a cup yacht built at tremendous expense and with no utility except as a millionaire's racing machine. How Would You Like lo Cash This Cheek ;il the Bank? 'It- :^ : ; : : ; sii*LXiRjcfMUr»tEix.ei;i : c^o|wfi«v," "":•• You don L believe it?'Well. read, i again: "Seventy two million five hundred thousand doliars"! That uu.s Lhe, tidy little sum written down on the check reproduced above when two big oil magnates met to do business at Jersey City, K. J., the oth-r day. They were Edward o. Senbert, presidenToH the Standard CM Company „, mdiana, and E. W. Sinclair, president of ihe Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corporat.o.1. The SinOair company was selling Its half interest in the Sinclair Crude Oil Purchasing Company and thc Sinclair Pipe Line .Company. ssolini of Germany Now, With Six Million Ger-! mans at His Bacl Is World Figure By NEA Sen-ice BERLIN.—Adolf • w!Ci Genera! Erich von Uidcndorf, ! ..he launched his futile "beer i ho-.ise" pitsd, icoup d'etat) at' -Munich, en ihe night of Nov. 9. ; 1023. the altcmpt io seine control : of ;he country collapsed the mo; ment it starteil and Hitler became 1 the nation's political clown. Diverted by his followers, '"HIU ; ler got a five-year prison term, al: though Ludendorf was acquitted. • After a year, the German republic released him. And Hitler didn't wT.str his four years of freedom. An oraior of fervor, he threw I himself into ' his work, making ' r - - speeches, organizing, molding his I BERLIN.—Adolf Hitler Op- i ' mal " !1 ? :onalily that has lured G.50(i,OOT ; followers and transformed him in . a scant fire years from a political et , : clown into one of the mosi power; f»l figures in post-war Europe. i their country, has Hitler's magnetism and oratory found the areal- \ Adolf Htler ... as he appears to Caricaturist George Scarbo. Back in 1923, Hitler's followers ialed a bare 200,000. In the re- i lio'i'i/as "ihe t Gei'nian" 1 VuSoln 1 ii 1 '" '• "^^ f ''° m n! ' ison> "*"** 6 - 50 °! thc leader who wil restore nn on : f. 1 ?. Gcr , n ? a " 5 . nlshed to hls support. ; &£<,« SFtie r ! Pf««»---- -.1 ^ar-i^S^3 : - ? ->™ c^es^r which he leads have made tt lie - ^ c ^S,^ c f '^f J^ «£ MUSHROOM GROWTH Boui jn Aus(ri „.,. NEW HOBBS, N. M., fUP) - ' a carpenter, mason and "ainter"^ ! fences and barns. He enlisted in I the kaiser's army at t'.ie beginning | Alter thc war. Work is starting on a 550,000 school "or this oil town that has grown like a mushroom since development started two and one-half years ago. It is estimated $40,000.000 has been invested by Oklahoma and eastern capitalists here in Ihe last six months. , rlrd by Picts and Scots and Anglo- a pavement of a Greek key pat-! Saxon aim Irish pirates in the! t.jrn. fourth C( . ntury . Notwithst.indln?, I In {tin nnotnor hollsc remains V " !*!"_ 5cems to . havc coiiluuicd ; of a Roman system were uncover- triau citizenship". „.. he failed to avail himself "of The i opportunity to become a German ' citizen. Later, when he sought cit- : benship. it was denied him. j Fought in Trcmhrs i Four years of life in shell-torn trenches taught him to have no story of which is at present a blank ; fear of death nor of anything ?lse. PaS6 '^- j . . . T, ., Perhaps his service as a soldier is Discovered Ancient Baths one of the reasons he believes over- Or.-; of the first discoveries Dr. throw of the kaiser's regime and Wheeler made this past summer establishment O f n,,, rcp i,blic a was the foundation of a great I "criminal" happcnin" gateway in the walls through winch j Hitler promises, once in power ran Ihe main Roman road from: to "bring (o trial those 1918 crhn- London to Verulnm. There was also i inals—then yon shall .s?c dccapi- uncovered th; remains of what was! tatcd heads rolling in the sands." j! probably an elegant Roman villa of j Hitler hasn't always been sue- I 1 some higher official. Tesselated: wssful in his campaigns. When ' pavements of the f!o:r of the villa i were discovered. These were made, of red pottery squares measuring ] about an inch each way. In whalj was another ro:m was discovered: NERVES Didn't SLEEP lost night Tanlac MONEY BACK GUARANTEE n «nu-p?aceful existence, because a contemporary life of St. Germanus. a Gaulish bishop, says he came to Verulam in 249 for the purpose of putting down a native Christian heresy. This would imply that Verulam was not at war, since the Inhabitants had lim.5 and leisure to quarrel among themselves abcnt religion. - ed Tlic Roman baths were of our' present Turkish bath type and wero \ heated from furnaces which sup- '• plied hot air to basements beneath j the floors and to Hue pipes which carri-Kl Ihe hot air to thc upstairs! rooms and kept them comfortable I in bad wcalhcr. i In fact. JULI enough has been I . about religion i n verulara. there- j found In sii weeks work to Justify Jor*. if anywhere. It l, hor.od u, !the hope that next summer com- discover tomethtog about British ,plcli panes of anci urban life in the fifth century, the j be laid tare summer com- ient storv wm ' LOW ROUND TRIP FARES to St. Louis for the World's Series TICKETS ON SALE OCT. 3-4 RETURN LIMIT OCT. 10 For Additional Information Ask (he Frisco Agent AND CAMELS are easy lo smoke. Here's smoke with joy in it—a lighthearted cigarette-merry and mild. 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