Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on June 3, 1930 · Page 3
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, June 3, 1930
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4 \ ww nmijuivnn HUR DESCRIBED kit I* installment AMirlortfl toof recently bfr »ev*r»l local resi- y »». fi Itiduatty, southern Chile.— One 8 leadinfe industries of southern '« sheep raising. The southern M tm» region has developed Alive ifaislnfr that bulks large In the 6f Chfte, It has one company e&|>>tftllied at $§,000,000 which Is pro- ducinjff iO,000,000 pounds of wool a y«ai>. • th* company owns 2,000,000 *e«*« of Ifcttft and its sheep number mot* than jttfteen hundred thousand. It has also SB.OOO cattle and 10,000 horses, it sheared more than 1,000,000 pounds. ' *fte average fleece weighs fclght pounds. It haa more than 1,000,WO- lAttlbs and ships vast quantities if frSieft mutton .to England. Another company has sixteen hundred thousand *heep besides cattle and horses. The . two plants ship yearly 150,000 carcasses frozen, The. plants are wide stretches of mdorland covered with grass which furnishes good grazing all the year ftround and is noted for Its richness and sweetness. OflA of the great pests Is rats, which , are «o prevalent that It takes two acres to support one sheep. The rats not ortty eat the grsas but tunnel the earth to such an extent that it is impossible to drive over the plains with a wagon and on horseback one has to ride very carefully. 'Cattle are used as exterminators. They are driven over the ground and trample the rats in their burrows. Among the other enemies of the sheep are vultures, foxes, wild dogs, panther and Ano Indians. The sheep >are so fat that if one of them falls down and rolls upon Us back It cannot turn over Itself and simply lies there and kicks. The vultures watch this and pick their eyes out and when they die devour them. Foxes are much HUe wolves, as they attack the sheep and drive them Into streams where they drown. Packs of wild dogs worry the sheep. The Onsa Indian will drive off as many as BOO sheep in one night. The shepherds are Scotchmen with very Intelligent Scotch collies. Sheep are 2,000 In a 'flock and each flock has Its shepherd. The most Important part of the year is shearing time, which begins In January and lasts two months. Much of the work Is done by professionals with the assistance of the shepherds, work being paid for by the fljeece./ Shearer Is given a book tor-record Of number of sheep sheared during week, and any dispute Is settled by a committee composed equally of the owners and the employes. Company funlshes three pairs of shears to each man at start and an additional pair for each 1,000 sheared. Some use' clippers such as barbera use. Fleeces are laid out carefully one on top of the other and packed In bales of 600 pounds each. Average fleece weighs seven and ope-half pounds and . upwards. The wobl is good quality and 1* valued for its snowy whiteness when washed and because it will take the most delicate dyes. Fruits of Chile.— Chile has long been the chief fruit growing country of South America. It has thousands of acres of orchards and vineyards and yields millions of gallons of wine every year. The great fruit growers are quite numerous but the best example Is one Don Salvador, who is admitted the fruit king of Chile and may well be termed the Luther Burbank of our •later continent. He has upwards of 2,000 acres covered with gardens and orchards for raising flowers, plants and trees of almost every known variety. There are more than 14,000,000 Individual, plants on the estate. He has introduced into Chile more than 5,000 kinds of fruits and plants and has •hipped them across the Andes to •very country in South America. He has produced fourteen varieties not affected by the insect the Lanlfera, which is destroying the apples in many parts of ,the world. The new varieties are grafted on the stalks of ordinary trees. The insect crawls up the stalk but it stops where the graft begins and trees and their fruits are found 10 be safe. He has developed by cross breeding hundreds oC valuable trees and flowers. For his discovery of elongating the roots of Eucalyptus, so that it could be grown on mountains and dry sections, he was elected a member of the Royal Agricultural Society of London. One plot has 150,000 apple trees, another 30,000 plum and ^farther on stretches brokd llelds of oranges, lemons and other semi-tropical fruits and 125 acres of vegetables ready for gathering and a whole farm of red ripe tomatoes, green beans and enormous quantities quantities of •weet corn, peachcb 45,000 trees with the finest flavor, tin stones reduced to half the size of our fruit and large as 'your flst. He is also experimenting in the creation of dwarf plantH and t jes, a peach tree knee high with fruit and the same with fig trees. The iloral section has flowers of every known v. 1 y, thousands of orchids, 20,000 QlJAUTY For over 71 years, Berry Brother* have maintained a reputation for quality. Today, Liquid Granite ia aa good as yesterday or years and years ago. Here ia floor varnish that wears and wears. Made in both gloss and dull A Liquid Granite Floor is easy to keep clean. It is sanitary. All you need ia a damp cloth aod presto! — it is clean. Call on us for anything you may need In the line of Finishes and Painting Supplies. S. M. Griffith Co. 905 Green Ave. VA.VKR AND PAINTS , \~t f -Telis s (SCM-T* C6URSE/ MV vJ<af*P MlSSlMO vT ?*? * -s EACH / ! I CLUBS AWD /// x^-<^"-" ///rffe v ~.r. "FORM- IKJ GQUF AMD 01930 «Y NI» SCRVICC. INC. rose trees <._ more than 1,500 kinds, vast beds of lotuses and water lilies, groves of persimmons of forty ya- rletles. Our first stop In Chill was at Arioa. Arlca is of special interest because of the great battle that occurred- here in 1879 between the Chileans and the Peruvians and the long pending negotiations between Peru and Chile in regard to the boundary dispute. General Pershing resided in this town for about six months during the year 1927, trying to bring about a mutual amicable understanding between the two countries, but was unsuccessful. The time had not yet arrived. It finally did come and the trouble was settled satisfactorily to all outside of court. The fort was dismantled and the port was made an open one, -so hat Bolivia, which has no port, can make use of it. Peru received from Chile $3,000,000, but for all that Chile received quite the best of the bargain. To Chile this possession was merely of strategic value, with something of sentiment attached, for the rocky hill known as Morro, from which Chilean batteries dominate the bay, was the scene of the most vicious fighting. Here the Peruvian garrison defended Itself to the last cartridge and the Commander Bolognese died in hand to hand combat, while his Lieu- tenant Ugarte, rather than surrender, rode his horse over the cliffs and fell into the sea. Arlca Is a town of about 7,000 Inhabitants, has a modern hotel with floors of black and white marble squares of 18 Inches, fine marble stairways and a roof garden overlooking the bay. Arica, in addition' to being menaced by pirates, was frequently troubled with violent earthquakes, accompanied by tidal waves which left no stone unturned. It was devastated by quakes in 1560, 1604 and 1615, then after a calm spell of 250 years, there occurred on Aug. 13, 1868, an earthquake of extreme intensity which destroyed almost eVery building in the town. ' All the ships in the bay were lost, one, the United States "Wateree," a side- wheeler of the United States navy, was first left high and dry in the basin of the bay, and was later lifted and carried far inland on a gigantic wave. Its boilers may still be seen to this day. This extraordinary ship on land was utilized as a hospital during he war of the Pacific and again later on during the plague epidemic. The flag- mast of the "Wateree" has just recently been located and today, after all these years, has resumed its mission as standard bearer of the American flag now in Arlca. Our next stop Iquique. This is quite a town with about 40,000 population, seventy-four miles below Arlca. It was, founded In the sixteenth century and was a couple of times destroyed by earthquakes, and was Jong regarded as the dryest and deadest place on this coast, until a few decades ago. Its only water was that Imported in bottles, and so expensive that most people drank wine or beer. Water Is piped a long distance. ' Today, however, it Is one of Chile's leading centers for nitrate and iodine,, if not the most important. The town in general is up to date and has a large English colony. A dozen of them, young men, came on board and gave us quite a concert for an hour. It seemed like home to hear the old songs so far away and It livened up the crowd quite a bit. They went ashore on their launch, singing as they went, the sound of their voices being very beautiful. From here.Is a network of little railways intended primarily 'to connect the nitrate fields with the coast but affording passage all the way to Valparaiso. The nitrate business is very quiet at present, many of the mines being closed down on account of price per ton, which has been reduced from $48 to $41, and will have to be lowered much more in order that they may compete with foreign na- She wondered why he lost interest so quickly ... she never suspected "JS. O. "until — 1 (Body Odor) S HE HAD to fight hard to keep back the tears. What was the matter? He had been devotion itself when they started out Why was he so different now? Their romance nearly went on the rocks, But fortunately her new sister- in-law gave her some helpful advice in time. Warned her about "B.O.", the polite name for a condition people dislike even to mention— body odor, a fault that will rob the prettiest girl of her charm. Told her the easy way to keep fresh and dainty even on the hottest, sultriest day. And once she adopted a simple safeguard against offending, hei sweetheart fell iu love with her all over again. Don't blame the weather —blame yourself! Perspire more in Summer? Then be extra particular about washing and bathing often with Lifebuoy and you'll never offend. There's no excuse for even a hint of "B.O."—which others so quickly notice. Lifebuoy will safeguard us! Lifebuoy's wonderfully refreshing: antiseptic lather—so copious and abundant even in hardest water— purifies pores, removes every trace of odor. It's pleasant, extra-clean scent—that vanishes as you rinse—tells you 'Here's safety from 'B.O.'!" No wonder millions of particular men and women declare, "I couldn't do without Lifebuoy." The finest of complexion soapsi Lifebuoy is the blandest and mildest ot soaps for the face, yet rnarvelousl.y cleansing. Its creamy, searching lather floods tiny pores —gently loosens clogged impurities—brings back healthy , glowing radiance to dull, sallow skins. Adopt Lifebuoy today. LEVEE BEO'i'HEKS CO., VambHdve, Mait. Try LIFEBUOY , SHAVING CREAM See bo* the tuoi ilidu over you) face. No mote pullin» o» smarting—e»cn i those "Tender i Lifebuoy HEALTH SOAP * •stops body ion:-- v.j-6 aie limKlftg It »ynii.eii<:aii>- oufldlnga are one story bf Span ish style, plasterfed, with Iron gratings ovef the windows, pavement* nart-ow. streets wide, of dirt, a fine beach drive and good race track. • (to Be Continued) THE PEOPLE'S FORUM Whatever views are expressed in this column are personal for which the ALTOONA MIRROR is not responsible. Flensed That Mayor Mas Taken Up the Dog Nuisance. Editor of the Altoona Mirror—I am much pleased to note In your Issue of above date that the mayor has taken up the matter of the dog nuisance. Altoona -swarms with dogs, good, bad and Indifferent, running at large. They are not only a menace to our citizens, scarcely a day passing without some one's having gotten bitten, but they do a great deal of. damage not only to the lawns, vegetable gardens and flower beds but they have killed many young evergreen trees and valuable shrubbery. The writer Is under the Impression that the state dog law imposes a fine of $10 on the owner of each dog he allows to run loose anywhere except on his own property, regardless of the number of license tags he may carry. The writer, a few days ago, counted twenty-two loose dogs on the streets in going but eleven blocks, and one day this present week saw seven on the corner of Eleventh street and Sixteenth avenue. We think the matter of ridding the city of this nuisance should be taken up at once and If party, now in charge, is unable to handle the matter he should b« given an assistant appofnfecf to rf# ft* it each one of us would ft«lp in Tiiis matter b> reporting to trt« propn person, or persons, tfre name and location of the owner of tbe dog allowed to run the street* 1 believe the matter could soon be remedied and the nuisance abated. TAXPAYER. SUNBURN, RASHES, BITES eased hy cool, antMeptlc Zemn Depend on cooling, soothing Zemo to draw tl.* heat and sting out of sunburn and bring comfort to summer skin itch. Known and prataed for 20 years. Millions know how quirkly and safely It clears away skin troubles. Including stubborn dandruff and ugly pimples. Try this Hafe. reliable antiseptic after shaving; It eases razor- smart. Always have Zemo handy. Any druggist. 35o, 80c, Sl.OO. IF YOUR Car Is equplped with a. PurOIator it should be changed every 8,000 miles. We have a PurOIator cartridge In stock for every car. American Garage 800-800 Green Ave. Dial 2-0311 Screens and Weather Strips EDGAR SAMS 2437 Bcale Ave. Phone 8957 BUSINESS Stiffs OF OUTSTANDING QUALITY STYLE. The gentleman who dresses with utmost crimination will read* ily approve the quality and style of these stint* mer suits. 1M4 ELEVENTH AVENGE CAREFUL AND PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL AND PHONE ORDERS Phone 6156 KLINE BROS. Phone 6156 A Silk Sale That brings to you wonderful values of just the silks you are looking for, to make up that smart summer frock. Amazing Values In These Printed Flat Crepes $ 2 .00 yard Regular Price $3.95 to $4.50 Such famous silks as Mallinson's and other well known makers, priced today at savings that average about half— many of them new patterns—wide variety of many beautiful designs and colorings. Printed Flat Crepe $1.50 I yard Regular Price $1.95 to $2.95 The smartest of the season's new prints at a fraction of their real value. You will find here prints for every purpose, 40 inches wide. Printed Chiffons $1.00 ± yard Regular Price $1.50 Bemberg chiffons, fine in texture and design for the loveliest afternoon and evening frocks. Washable and long 40 inches wide. wearing. All Silk Flat Crepe $1.59 1 yard Regular Price $1.95 to $2.50 Hundreds of yards of this popular silk priced low in this sale. Hundreds of thrifty shoppers will save. Hundreds of summer dresses will be made for much less than you expected. Washable and 40 inches wide. Kline Bra—Mato Boys' Long Trouser Suits $ 14.98 Made with two pair Collegian trousers, smart single breasted, loose fitting coat, fine all wool fabrics, cheviots, cassimeres, and fancy tweeds, medium and dark shades. For boys 1 14 to 20 years. Boys' Wash Knickers 59c to $ 1.25 Crashes, linens, in plain and fancy plaids. Sizes 7 to 1 7 years. Kline Bros.—Third floor. Boys' White Waists $ i.oo "Model" white broadcloth blouse waist with a lustrous finish. All ages 6 to 14 years. Boys' White Shirts $1.00 "Model" coat style while broadcloth shirts with collar attached. Sizes 10 to )4 1 /L-. Boys'White Silk Ties 50c White silk four-in-hand ties, made in a regula" boys size. Kline Bran.— Alain Hour. One Day Sale of NEW HATS , $1.49 Lace straw, Bakou braid, stitched crepe, toyo* All shades, marvelous values. ' Come early for best selection. Kline BriM.—Second flow. Girls' Cool Tub Frocks Exceptionally Smart and Attractive At $1.25 1 Pretty prints, dots, and stripes—and of course, no sleeves! Very becoming straight-line models, ideal for the warm summer days ahead! 7 to 14 years. iUliie Uru*.—Second tluo*- Printed Voile 39c yard Printed voile that will wash and wear, new designs that include floral and leaf patterns, smartest shading. Rayon Crepe 69c Yd. Printed rayon flat crepe in a large range of lovely patterns including navy grounds. 36 inches wide. Rayon Shantung 79c Yd. Rayon Voile 89c Yd. ; Printed rayon voile in all U>i new beautiful patterns that Ut so popular this season, 34 inches wide. Printed Pique 75c Yd. Printed rayon shantung, the This u the best quality qf new fabric for this summer's printed rayon pique iu ail d** sports wear, beautiful patterns, sirable patterns that wub to fast colors, 36 inches wide. lovely, <6 inches wide. KUu On*.—Luwm kluufc

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