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SUNDAY MORNING. SEos Snge XPRIi; IS, 1926. PART ml 19 TELLS PART OF MISSION IN HISTORY David Gray Recalls Debt Civilization of America , Owes to Padre Serra In a reoent chat about Kanta Barbara with guests from the East attending the Gulden Club convention, David Cray, art itron and rlvielst, pointed out the place Santa Barbara Mission plwys In historynot only .of California, but of America. "If It were not for the faith and endurance of Fray Junlpero erra. and hla followers soldiers and friars the map of America would look very different from what it does today. For if the colonization of California by Spain, through the missions, had not succeeded, Santa Barbara, with some other name, not bo musical probably, would belong to one or another of Spain's neighbors. And that's no guess. It's a fact. "But Fray Serra stuck to his Job and we have a string of his-torlo missions along the Coast, Santa Barbara the busiest of them because it has 140 years of continuous serii e to its credit, "And contrary to general opinion the mission was not merely a church a place of worship. "The missions and Santa Barbara led the way In many of the activities were the first agricultural schools in America. . They were the first to introduce Irrigation and the first to Introduce grains, fruity, flowers and trees into California. "And they were the first factories in the West manufacturing all the needs of the" mission and most of the necessities of the Presidio. "Moreover, they were the first social service clubs In America, because nowhere else in America were there organizations where the workers nhnred equally In the fruits of their labor and In their leisure. "These are ionw of the things Santa Biirbivra Mission pymbollzes and a few of the thousand reasons why the mission should be saved for the ages to come." Warde to Give Eight Recitals of Shakespeare No less than eight readings and recitals from the plays of Shakespeare will be fiven In the next fortnight by Frederick Ward, veteran Shakespearian actor, .who recently has been made the only male honor member of the Southern California Woman's Press Club. Mr. Warde will appear at Roose velt IIIh School tomorrow,- at Cumnock school o the morning of Wednesday and at the West lake school in the evening; in a otudy of Hamlet at the Los Ango las Shakespeare Club, Thursday; Frld?.y at the anniversary dinner: Saturday at the l-.o Angeles Kbell's tiibute to Shakespenre Sunday, the 25th Inst, "The Thoughts of Hamlet," at the Am-bassidor Theater; Thursday, the 29th Inst., varied Shakespearean entertainment at the Los Angeles Shakespeare Club, and Friday, the 80th Inst.,, "Julius Caesar' nt tne Munsetter s enaaespeai ean a in tier. . lie Went Hungry Abner, the farmhand, was complaining to a neighbor that the wife of the farmer that employed him was "too close for anything." "This morning." he said, "she asked me, 'Abner, do you know how many pancakes you have et this morning?" I told her I didn't have no occasion to count 'em. " 'Well,' she says, "that last one was the twenty-sixth.' And it made me so mad that I jest got up from the table and went to work without my breakfast." if' f ' - . I t - s i? fA ( . k v J ' -J I t: li jjrj 41.. . 'f . n 1 irIUJi? 1 M&V-tl H-i?'i'- 111' -' r-ViimrllH Hi mil - iT Imitation Is the Sine ere st Form of Flattery IMITATORS may copy our prices, but tney never nave maicnea our quamy. "pHERE are hundreds of shoes to be found marked $5.00 and $7.50 w e defy anyone to find any that equal our styles or quality even at $2.00 to $4.00 higher than our figure. LOW prices at our . amies uuv3ii i mean correspondingly low q u a 1 i t y for a 300.000 volume ."' enables us tn obtain and offer , - - k 450 So. B'dway -'IF kW Off WW .1 .B.WW.V.lLlIiJ TU' li ll ... 1.., V. , i !''" . ' A- 7th and 1033 Fifth M. I i " f.onjf Beach .15 Pine Are. Posad enn JQfi F, Cotorad DOINGS ECHOED NEAR AND FAR (Continued from Xlnth Fago) nd organ In Germany and France fifty yeaii ago. and In 187S she founded the Dubuque Academy of Music, which today Is one of the leading musio schools of the country. . , Not I'lappwa Only Don't think that the flappers are the. only ones who enjoy having tea and going to matinees and running around together, schoolgirl fashion. Gray-haired, jolly Trixle Fciganza has been dropping Into the Hollywood Plaaa Hotel dally the past week to see her equally gray-haired handsome and talented friend, Zelda Sears, who has Just come out from New York to write for Cecil Pe Mtlle. Zelda Sears used to play, too, perhaps even clubwomen will remember. Now she and Trlxie are havlnsr a , great time roaming about Holly wood together. General Federation Mrs. Kdward Franklin White, whom Los Angeles clubwomen will remember-as prominent In the biennial here two years ago, is at, this time the only candidate for first vice-president of the Uenerat Federation of Women's Clubs for re election at the meet In Atlantic City May 24 to June 4. Mrs. White also is chairman of the law-en-forcement division of work In the legislative department of the federation, being very busy at present In the campaign to strengthen the prohibition act,, which has many women's organizations throughout the Union. She has been on a speaking trip through several States. Law enforcement and the Capper uniform marriage and divorce bill were two subjects in wnicn sne tound women everywhere much interested, she says. Returned Frieda Peycke has returned from a six months' trip abroad, arriving Saturrlnv TCpnk nc,i ilr..4v she is busy giving her first pro s' am iur wumnocK scnooi Wednesday, and will appear at the San Diego Domen's Club the 20th Inst. She began her studio work the 23rd iriKf "Thorn nn nlon. 1(1,. California," Fhngs Frieda. PRINCES AND DANCING GIRLS IN INDIA ACTIVITIES OF CLUBJVOMEN (Continued from Ninth .Tag) a.m. In the Hotel Ambassador Theater. Reservations for a speolal luncheon at Hotel Chancellor following the program may be made before nest Saturday with Mrs. M. II. Wolfgang, 5S4 North Arden Boulevard. Mr. Payne Could Not Sleep On Left Side All night he would toss from side to side. Especially the left side bothered him, due to gas from fermenting food In his stomach. Then he tooK the mixture of buckthorn hark, glycerine, etc. (known as Adlerlka) and It helped him. Many people keep the OUTSIDF body clean hut let their IXSIDE body stay full of gas and poisont. Give the inside a HEAL cleansing with the mixture of buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as Bold under the name of Adlerlka. Thin acts on BOTH upper and lower bowel, eliminates metabolic poisons and removes old matter which you never thought was In your system, and which caused sour stomach, nerTOUsness. sleeplessness, headache, etc. Whenever you eat' too much heavy food, let Adlerika REMOVE I he undigested eurplua and leave you feeling line. ONE spoonful re-ileTes GAS and takes away that full, bloated f-clir.g. Even If your bowela move every day, Adlerika brings out much additional matter which might cause trouble. Don't waste time with pills or tablets but let Adlerika give your stomach and bowels QL'ICh; relief. What Doctors Say Dr. G. Eggers reports Adlerika Is the best medicine he has used in 37 years. Dr. W. II. Bernhart writes he could not get along In his practice without Adlerika. Dr, J. J. Weaver, a doctor for 50 years, says he knows no medicine better than Adlerika. Dr. L, Ianglois prescribes Adlerika regularly with GOOD effect. J. E. Puckett write: "After us-Ing Adlerlka I feel better than for 2f years. AWFUL Impurities were eliminated from my system." Adlerika is a big surprise to people who have used only ordinary bowel and stomach medicines because of its REAL nd quick action. Sold by leading druggists everywhree. Advertisement Dancing girls have been the bane of Princes since Princes and girls existed, and now one of the premier cniefs of India may lose his throne on account of one -Munitaz the dancer. Who and what are these wnmn who flash across the pages of history and serve so prominent a part In me underworld of India? Whence do they come, in their silk attire and their Jewels? And the answer is strange and pathetic, and part of the curious racial development of the Aryan and of the position of his honorable women. So writes Lieut.-Oen. Sir George MacMunn, formerly quaxtermaster-sreneral in India. Whereas In Europe dancing Is a profession which any woman may adopt, in the EaHt it lies so low that none may do a dancing-girl reverence. The dancer and the courtesan come of - the outcast races, the conquered races of India, whom thousands of years ago the Aryans dispossessed and have kept In social servitude ever since. Women are born and brought up to these trades, and sometimes surplus infant daughters are sold Into them. In an eastern city. If someone will take you, perhaps In disguise. under the latticed windows and into the arched courts, you may And u, famous dancer holding her salon. Since in the East there is no social intercourse with women, men will frequent a dancer's salon for news and gossip. Half a dozen visitors may be smoking hugas prepared by the dance girls, while the lady of the nouse on ner aivan will be relatlmr the latest Jest or story from the markets. One of the girls may be singing a Persian love song, or In the court yard pipe and tabor may be playing a haunting, amorous air. If you are privileged to see a star troupe dance ybu may find it a very graceful performance. In an open arched court, the premiere danseuse will stand with her girls; two tomtom players and a couple of pipers squat in- a corner and commence their haunting, se ductive music. The leader, followed by the girls, will slowly Join in the dance, their bangles and armlets Jingling.- It may illustrate some eastern Story. A soldier In a frontier castle longing for the delights of the city, fiercely In love with some woman, some dancer of the town. His desires and feelings are ex plained and developed in song and rhythm. The story is all done for you by pipe and tabor, by the graceful, clever dancing and the maddening Jingle of the anklets, till the music oeases and the dancers glide away. Vancouver Province. BACILLI GOOD AND RAD A curious lawsuit has been decided in London. Litigants have often contended for. the possession Of . children or domestic animals: this seems to be the first battle to establish ownership in a bacillus. The plaintiff doctor .contended that a bacillus, which he had found and tamed wnd brought to heel before the World War, so that it has become an . important agent In the manufacture of high explosives, has been used by the defendant unlawfully for industrial purposes. The Judge has decided for the plaintiff. But the contest, aside from the question of proprietorship In an organism that- is only microscopically discernible, raises the whole question of the uses and values of bacilli. , Bacteria of certain kinds, feeding nitrogen to plants, help cereals, fruits and flowers to grow. Bacteria are needful to cheese and impart characteristic flavors to certain sorts of American and Danish butters. Oxidizing bacteria, are essential to vinegar and other products. When we think of the mischief done by bacteria, or bacilli, in the communication of disease, it is fair to the infinitesimal creatures to point out that at the same tlmo they have their beneficial uses: they are not utterly malignant and depraved. Philadelphia Ledger. . No Divorces In Swan Family A pair of swans make an Interesting attraction for a private lake or pond, says the U. S. department of agriculture, but warns us they should be bought In pairs. There Is no such thing as divorce in the swan family. They are slow to ehoos their mates, but once mated it is for life. Living on. a placid pond may have something to do with it. Cupper Weekly. Woman's City Cluh Mrs. A. J. Lawton, chairman of the legislative department of the Woman's City Club, announces a meeting of the study section of her department for tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. in studio "D" Friday Morning clubhouse. Subject: "Taxation relating to rural bond Issues, to the usual procedure In borrowing monies for public improvements, and suggestions for relieving the tax burden." TWICE AROUSED IRE OF MARK TWAIN Kilty Leary'g "A Lifetime With Mark Twain. Memories." written from her lips by Mary Lawton? is a book that no one can afford to miss. It gives an intimate view of one of the most picturesque per sonalltles that ever adorned this planet, and even a stranger would feel after reading It that he had lived in this household and knw I closely every member of the fam ily. The thing is amaxingly well done. Was there ever a more lova ble man? And yet he twice tried to have me arrested, and once set a price on my head, the only time I received that particular distinction. When I was a boy in Hartford, on every Fourth of Jifly I rose at midnight and, tagether with others, kept up an Infernal racket till ! in the evening, twenty-one consecu tive hours of undiluted buss. At about -3 a.m. on one of these holidays we were howling and yelling and shooting explosives near Mark Twain a house, when sudden ly a policeman appeared ' In the scene. The cry "Cheese it, the cop!" rang out against the starry sky. We dodged and ran; the minion of the law caught only one of us, to whom he explained that Mark Twain had telephone 1 know now with what' lyrical profanity to have us all arrested. But the merciful Irish policeman let his prisoner go, on the latter's promise to be responsible for no more noise in that vicinity. The other occasion was more serious. When I was 13 years old I owned a double-barreled muzzle-loading shotgun, with which I used to haunt the precincts of Hog River. One day. oh, ecstasy! I saw a flock of white ducks, which 1 thought were wild, whereas only the owner of them turned out to be. I blazed away with both barrels, and five of them swam no more. At that moment of nimrodical delight, as I was about to gather the trophies of the chase, a person appeared, who informed me that these were tame nrizo ducks, the property of Mark Twain, ana mat I naa better run for my life. After a moment s bewildered discomfiture T thought his advice sound. I fled. Next day the Hartford papers contained a paragraph by Mark Twain, announcing a substantial money reward for the apprehension of the miscreant who had slaughtered his valuable pet ducks. Of course I could have claimed the reward, but I didn't. For three months I never went near his house or the river, though my special pal, now the Hon. Frank W. Hubbard of Detroit, lived in that Immediate neighborhood. This is the only time a price was set on my head, and I was worth more to the authorities than I have ever been since. William Lyon Phelps In Scribner's Magazine. ELEPHANT PAINTED FOR CEREMONIES An elephant's toilet preparatory to a ceremonial function is a com plicated affair, according to a vis itor from liritain, who watched the process of making ready the Gaekwar of Baroda's elephants in India for the festivities connected with Lord Reading's visit. The painting of the face comes first, he says, and that operation is performed with care which would have done credit to Jeze bel. Two men chalk an outline of the design and apply the water-color paint with a speed and certainty of touch which can only have been attained with long practice. There were painted tigers which were so drawn up the sides of the face and head that the eye of the elephant on each side coincided with the tiger's eye, giving to the painted animal an extraordinary air of - vitality. Peacooks were painted In a slmU lar way on another animal, and on others, which were presumably of lesser importance in the elephantine world, the designs were formal geometrical affairs. Painters who work on canvas or paper can have little idea of the joy of working with a large brush on such a surface as is of-feved, for example, by an elephant's ear. The dressing-room contains a vast variety of howdahs in gold and silver and Ivory and wood. The state elephant must wear, ,al-sof earrings and collars, and decorations on his forehead, and bracoleta and anklets. Ha is, in fact, adorned until there Is not much left to be seen of the original animal. An elephant's diet is almost as intricate aa his toilet. He likes his half-pound of salt every day, in addition to large quantities of black pepper and oil. These facts are duly recorded on the menu card which hangs In each stall of the stables. Vancouver Province. AD.VITED SC IUITl'RK An old colored preacher owned a mule, one with an efficient pair of heels and at uncomnnwily raucous voice. "One Sunday morning the mule with his braying so disturbed the preacher that he exclaimed. 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