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20 Armed Super-Soldier Issues from Disarmament Parley THE CALGARY DAILY HERALD, SATURDAY, OCT. 14, 1933 Sleepy Madrid Boasts Of Tallest Skyscrapers On European Continent Owners of High Buildings in Spanish Capital Begin Numbering at About Fifth Floor So Natives Won't Fear Long Climb j! ' if;. .JJT ft) 'ui-- ".. ft. mtm- ; .'i.nri i-i M 3 The rala:io da la Trensa. By THEODORE A. EDICER (Central Prest Corrtspondent) MADRID, Oct. 14. The skyscraper, towering statue that characterizes American cities, still is missing in most of Europe's great cosmopolitan capitals. Curiously enough, sleepy Madrid, perhaps the most non-cosmopolitan of all the great capitals of Europe, lays claim to the tallest buildings on the continent. Towering buildings along the thoroughfares of "new Madrid," now among the Great White Ways of the world, overloop law, tile-roofed houses outside the metropolitan belt the true "old Madrid." Although the Spanish capital where business still is paralyzed ('tiring the hour of the siesta and where American Influence, generally dapeaking, is absent bas build-in cs that jut high toward the blue skies of gunny Spain, the city aa a whole Is still far from skyscraper-mlnded. Miss a Few Stories Since It would be difficult to induce the average native to engage an apartment of an office on the eighth floor, resourceful owners of tnll buildings begin numbering the floors with about the fifth, claiming the first the ground floor, the second the mezzanine floor, the third the principal floor, etc. Frequently tWe Is a "third floor" and a "third floor. "B." Spaniards, unaccustomed to elevators, seem to believe they would have to climb eight floors U'.J k J Z NEKS, Draminisi. jrt Field, Forest and LOVE'S SETTER Successful Competitions Run Off at High River for First Time HJOH RIVER. Oct! 14 -(8peclal) An Ideal day favored the field trials held under the auspicea of the High River Fish and Game As-o:lation recently. The courxes v.-era mapped out on farms adja-rnt to the town, and blixls were P rntiful, each course producing roveya. W. Gilchrist of Cavley ar'fl at judge and elgtot heats w.'-.e run, with ten dogs In the a II-ig and seven In the puppy stake. Winners of the all-age stake weie -1. Gipsy Jean, setter, nned by H. O. Loree, Nanton; 2, Sally Ref-H:k. setter, owned by A. Y. Mc-(.orqurKlale, High Rivers 3, a tie between Jill, setter, owned by F. T. Watt, High River, and Joe, pointer, owned by Joe Robertson, H'gh Rlvere ( Winners of the puppy stake were I, Lady May, setter, owned by William Herron of Black Diamond; 2. Dick, setter, owned by A, Y. Mc-norquodale, High River; 3, Happv Boy, pointer, owned by Dr. II. W. Soby, High River. Tht dogs made a consistently good showing, every lieat producing attsfactoty rfiins. i ney located well, were slpa-Jy to Clash and hanrlled well. Great promise was rhown among the puppies, and also among the younger dogs in the all-sge slake. This Is the first High River field trial to be held, and Included only entries from town and vicinity, Far-mcts who co-operated With the as-roplatlon In permitting the use of their property were Wyatt R cockle-bonk, George Moncrief, W, E. M Holmes. Senator Riley, W. KiitgeM nnd C. C. Short. A good gallery of .pectalore watched the evrnis and IDs day was declared entirely tuo-;ris(ul, WINS DOG TRIAL "ID IS 1 "-n,, I,,. , imi iff inn1 VJ" g- 'i ij i in m .. MM Tc til. j,lil,ilfJl Compania Telefonica building;, the tallest in Europe. If they took an eighth-floor apartment. It has become necessary to forbid ascension to the roofs of tall buildings in Madrid, even to persons living In the building, because of the ease with which suicide can be committed from such heights. It is necessary to obtain a permit before mounting to the roof, a point, from which low buildings in "old Madrid" look Insignificant. Tallest of Madrid's nkyscrapers, claimed to be without rival In Europe as far as altitude Is concerned, 1 the Compania Telefonica building, for the construction of which the Spanish architect lgnacio de Carde nas spent three months of study in Jvew York. This structure has only fifteen stories, but with a tall tower not used for offices, its altitude is 89.2 meters (approximately 209 feet). The building has three facades, with a base area of 2,800 square meters. Other Influences Among other tall buildings in Madrid are the aristocratic Palacio de la Prensa. home of the Madrid Press association; the Fenix building, where the Wagon.i-I.its Cook has headquarters, and the Academy of Fine Arts. While most of Madrid's other skyscrapers reflect American style architecture, the 16-story Palacio de la Presna is a red and white structure, with German and French architectural influence predominant. Until recent years the Santa Cruz church, whose red tower Juta upward to a height of 50 meters UH4 feet), was the tallest building In Madrid. Other tall buildings are of recent construction. The Com pania Telefonica building, still white ana new in appearance, was built in 1929. . Birds of Calgary And District TEAL AND BUTTERBALL: By f. LESLIE 8ARA FEW if any ducks are more delicious eating than the two varieties of teal found commonly in the district, for while their size when dressed Is little larger than a pigeon, they carry a large proportion of flesh In their plump, compact bodies and are esteemed highly, Teal, when found, are also more readily brought down, for they congregate in falr-sl.ed flocks and their flight is In compact for-mallon. which makes possible the securing of several birds with single shell, But with all their gregarious habits they are fast on the wing, and can rapidly attain a high speed In uigm. Two varieties, the green-winged teal, which Is the smaller, and the blue-winged teal, are common in the smaller sloughs; the former Is among the earliest to arrive In the spring, and usually leaves for tht south nearly a month ahead of the blue-winged. In the green-winged, the striking grern speculum on the w!n of both male and female will distinguish It from the blue-winged wtich, while carrying a green speculum, Is readily Identified by the chalkv blue of the wing area variety, the cinnamon teal, found In large quantltlet on the British Columbia coast, is rare on the prairies and Is similar to the blue-winged teal excrpt that the general coloring Is a leddlHYi cinnamon, . Teal frequent shallow sloughs and love to congregate on mudbanks, where big flocks sun themselves. Very Utile grain Is ever eaten, Insects and vegetable matter found around such ponds being their main diet. . Another duck, about the same size as a teal, but differing entirely In Its hablti In that it frequents deep Iskra and pools, whore It gains Its fond hy diving la the butter-ball or huffle-hfivl duc k, sometimes called "spirit duck" from Its ability to disappear when wounded. This lit tit duck Is strikingly marked in n ill New German Small Army Is Mystery With Man Power Cut Down, Military Authorities Count On Tanks and Other Machinery of War to Win Battles Airplane Creates Menace. By A R N 0 DOSCH F L E U R 0T (Central Press Canadian Writer) PARIS, Oct. 14. One of the not entirely unexpected results of the disarmament conference has been to hasten the appear- r 1 ance 01 tne new armuicu soldier. Ho has seen this autumn in all the military manoeuvres in Europe, armed, protected, and mobile as never before, a grim warning to the talkers of Geneva as they enter the third winter of disarmament discussions. The arrival of the new super-soldier has even been hastened by the disarmament conference. The army staffs the wot Id over realized the conference would eventually lead to the limitation of the use of manpower. As they saw their job It was to get busy and make the most of the men they were to have left, and they have done their Job so effectively and have speeded up the mechanization of armies so fast that the entire face of the battle has been changed before the disarmament conference has reached any kind of conclusion. The new soldier is either In a tank or protected by tanks in his operation.. He haa a machine gun or an even deadlier automatic rifle and. when not behind the armor of a tank, ia on a' motorcycle or in a sidecar or armored car. In mobility, fire-power and protection he Is so entirely different from the sol dier in the world war that there is hardly any point of comparison. A few hundred armored men on armored horses In the middle ages, dominated large territories. The new armored men are being train ed not only to protect large areaa but to attack objectives hundreds of miles away, with the assurance that they are proof against anything except similarly armored men. Mors Dangerous The armies of the world In their latest form have. In consequence, become many times more effective, or more dangerous, than before. A mere limitation to their present size will not worry the big-army men In any country. In the general staffs, which watch one another closely there Is a growing belief that conscripted armies of the usual type will not appear again on the battlefield. They would be far ton expensive to equip and take too long to train. The Germans made the first moves toward the production of the mobile armored-man army. Lim ited by the Treaty of Versailles to 11)0,000 professional soldiers, they studied how they could make the most of them. The Allies who had imposed the professional army realized when it was too late that they had endowed Germany with superior soldiers and studied the means of increasing the efficiency of their own. Technical advances kept pace and the newest war-Instruments, aeroplanes and tanks, made the great est progress. About the time disarmament was being most discussed, the new technique of a highly protected mobile body of men came to be the dominant purpose of all army staffs. They have not yet reached their objectives completely but they have gone far enough so that they are no longer concerned over man-power limitation. Study "Mystery" The two powers outside of the United States which have shown the greatest Interest recently In the outcome of the disarmament con ference are Great Britain and France. Preparatory to the resumption of the disarmament conference Stream SPOflTSMEN'TO SAVE GAME BY OBSERVING TEN COMMANDMENTS WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 14 Cometh now the Ten Commandments for the Sportsmen, issued on the eve of the hunting seasons, nine by the advisory board to the U.S. Migratory Bird Treaty Act and the tenth by the American Game Association, for the protection of all game, particularly -wildfowl, which have recently suffered depletion through the drouth and other causes obtaining the last three yearn. "The advisory board is of the opinion that the present plight of our waterfowl Is in part due to disregard for high standards of sportsmanship In waterfowl hunting, and It believes that substantial benefits will accrue if u.. sportsmanlike practices and abuses art eliminated or reduced to a mini mum, a resolution adopted re cently by t'nt board states. Commandmtnti for Sportsmen 1. Take your birds In a sportsmanlike way and avoid excesses. 2. Select your birds and refrain from destructive flock shooting. 3. Refrain from shooting at birds beyond reasonable killing range. 4. Never shoot at birds on the water unless badlv crippled. B, Retrieve your down birds and avoid all possible waste. 6. To not patronlne commercial shooting stands where' abuses art practised. "1, If you feed birds during the season, continue it at long at feed Is beneficial, 5. Do your part to restore breeding grounds and maintain refuges. 9. Be a sportsman obey tht law and kislst that others do likewise. 10. Swat the crow and other pred ators mat prey upon game. blark and white. Its name of but ter-ball well describes Its plump table qualities and except on the B.C. coast during the time that It la feeding on dead salmon left, after the spawning run, is a nioet toothsome dainty, Delicate Operation Saves Man from Murder Charge Former Calgary Surgeon, Lacking Modern Equipment, Stitches Stabbing Victim's Heart and Saves His Life Indian Love Triangle ri i .si i w w vsn ' ttttMtswtttttttMtajMtws 1 !; ' : ." . " . ' '" '. 't'. . v"' - , L- ":.. ,r . - - . How medical tcienct hat probably tavtd a man from the gallows In British Columbia it told in tht accompanying story. Dr. William Higgt, shown at right, performed a cltvtr optration when he ttwtd uo tht wounded heart of Charlie Sam and tavtd tht latttr't lift. Sam it seen at tht left, convaletcing. Ht will bt tht chief witnttt at tht fall atsiitt in Victoria whtn hit fellow-countryman, Andrew Moses, it chtrgtd with attempted murder. Tht boat in tht layout it ont of tht high-powered craft uted by tht British Columbia of tht enmt in timt to tavt Sam t By PERCY C. RICHARDS (Central Press Canadian Writer) VICT .14.. ICTORIA. B.C., Oct. Medical science, several inches of cat gut, a radio and a police boat were the components in a series of incidents that saved Andrew Moses, Indian Lothario, from a charge that might possibly have led him to the gallows. At it it, Motet will ttand trial at tha fall asaizet hert on tht lesser charge of attempting murder. For thit modification in tht warrant of his arrest ht it indebted to the skill and courage of1 a promising young surgeon; who performed ont of tht most dtlicatt of all optrationt known to medical tcitnet. Dr. William Higgt, who'only a few years ago waa an interne in a Victoria hospital, stitched up the heart of Charlie Sam, the other man in an Indian love triangle, after he had been stabbed twice through this organ, and once through a lung. He perfoimed the operation in the West Coast hospital situated at Port Alberni on the rugged west coast oi Vancouver I.iland. He had not the equipment more fortunate members of his profession would have in larger centres. He was not a specialist in this one type of work. He was a doctor, enthusiastic In his profession, faced with the task of saving a man's life during a daring operation, and he performed hit duty and succeeded. at Geneva they were, and still are, trying to obtain definite information on what arms, aeroplanes, tanks and poison gas, Nazi Germany has manufactured. While the political engagements such as Inspection and control are being discussed at Ueneva. tne con tinental Dowers to be prepared for a possibly aggressive Germany will present land forces ana moaern-Ise" them make armored armies out of them as rapidly as possible. The most mechanized of Oer- many s neighbors is izecnosiovaaia with 120.000 men. France, with WO,-000 men (In Fiance) and Italy with 373,000, are also so far advanced in motorization and in the develop ment of highly-mobile tank corps that their autumn manoeuvres were almost confinedf to mimic warfare between armored armies. Belgium, with 86.000, and Poland 266,000 men, art following tht same tech nique. Ancient Clock r - Just 247 yttrt old tnd ttill telling tht corrtct time. Only in tht re- rulr shop for oiling and cleaning n ill that time. Such It tht record of thit tncltnt timtpitct thown with Itt ewntr, J. E. Jsrvie, Reglnt, task. It weight about 20 pound! with Itt heavy bran parts tnd It ont of tht most ptrftct examples of tht clock-making art of Lukt wist. Known to ply hit trsdt i Reeding, England, In 1635. C L Me y Vv'itWatii provincial polict. It tptd to tht tctnt lift. This is how It happened, Provincial police In the little seaport town of Port Alberni were already occupied on cleaning up a slaying when they received a wireless mess age from Kildonan, a tiny fish can nery aettlement farther up the coast, that Charlie Sam had been stabbed through the heart. There were no officert to apart at the moment, but a radio message was dispatched to the provincial police boat, which waa patrolling the coast north of the Alberni canal. It Immediately changed its course and proceeded to Kildonan. A speedboat was sent out from Port Alberni with Dr. William Higgs on board. On his arrival he Xound Charlie Sam unconscious and weak ened from the loss of blood. Then started the race against time down the Alberni canal to the West Coast hospital. There tha Indian wat transferred to the hospital and immediately put on the operating table. Dr. Higgt exposed tha heart, stitched up tha two wounds and the lung and then waited anxiously to see if hit patient would recover. Airsd at Investigation Careful nursing, tonics and a blood transfusion won Charlie Sam back from the gates of death to relieve his enemy of the charge of murder and potsibly death on tbt gallows. In the meantime the provincial police boat arrived at Kildonan and officers on board commenced their investigation. They arrested Andrew Moses and collected together a mass of evidence and witnesses, who at the piellminary hearing told of how an Indian maid, named Louisa Louie, had lived with Andrew Moses for a number of years, She wat not married to him, but was devoted, nevertheless, scorning the bonds of matrimony offered by the Christian church in favor of the common-law. However, Andrew Moaes abused her, she told the court at the preliminary hearing and the fled from hla tepee to eeek refuge with friends. There the met Charlit Sam, who offered her a Christian marriage. Andrew Moses appeared on the scene and stabbed Sam through the heart, Bob Coots, an Indian eye-witness, told the court. And so Andrew Moses must face trial on a charge of attempted murder, for Charlie Sam is well on the way to recovery and entirely out of danger, Dr. William Higgt reports. Face of Madonna Figure of Venus Gets This Big Job Photographer Specifies the Measurementt of Perfect Girl He I Searching For By HUGO SPECK (Ctntral Prttt Canadian Writer) LONDON, Oct. 14 If you have the face of a Madonna and the figure of Venus, there is a job waiting for you in London. John Evtrard, noted London to eitty photographer, hat bttn starching for such a girl for montht, but tht ctn't ba found. "The perfect photographic model Is hard to find," Everard tald when Interviewed st the Professional Photographers' Exhibition whtrt ht was looking for a model, "I have aeen many types hert at the exhibition but It is tht perfect type that I personally wish to discover. Sht must have tht fact of a Madonna, be 5 feet 6 inches tall with a bust of 34 Inches and waist of 26,4 Inches. "The truth la that there art cores of girls who art perfect In what Is. classified at tbt modern type, but these models do not always produce the best results from a photographic standpoint, "It will be seen from the measurements I am looking for a figure that will bt required, far from tht usual or. i "In comparison with the slim, svelte type of modern girl, It might appear that my Ideal It too fully built In some parts, but It must be remembered that I am dealing purely with photographic art, and I have found that the modem type which loks so well In fashionable attire does not show to advantage In the undraped figure, which, after all. d'eplaya the true and unequal- la wbimv oi inn ifimninff mi 111, n Tht Measurements "The girl 1 want must tiavt tha Smooth Paths Of Royalty in Great Britain Men and Women Wrn) Keep In Background and Shun Publicity Keep Wheels of Royal Routine Whirling; No Greater Courtier Ever Lived Than Lord Stam fordham, Declares Writer. t By CHARLES A. SMITH (Ctntral Prttt Canadian Writer) LONDON, Oct. 14 .Those unobtrusive men and women who smooth the path of royalty in Eng land have been brought into the public view by the Hon orable Mrs. Francis Las- celles, who has had considerable experience in court life Thttt men tnd women ktep wtll in tht background and thun public ity. Thty art tht "works" of tht monarchy and tnturt public and privatt functions alikt running smoothly. It hat bttn left to Mrs. Lascelles. in a niwininip article hart, to prevt to tht world how difl Ticuit it would Dt for royalty ir n had no tqutrrlet tnd laditt and ganfltmin-ln-waiting to Itan upon. ' Mrs. Lascelles shows that King George selects the officers not only for hit own household but for those of hit sons also, while Queen Mary carefully supervises all ap pointments to her own considerable household. The men and women who serve as tht personal attendants of roy alty art carefully picked. The men must have a natural ability as courtiers, and bt versed in all the arts of diplomacy, while the women must be high-born, well-groomed and cap able of retaining confidences. "No Greattr Courtitr" In Mrt. Lascelles' opinion, no f greater courtier or statesman ever ived than the late Lord Stamford- ham, who spent half of his long life as personal friend and secretary of King George. In his old age he often asked the King to release him. but His Majesty would not bear of It, and is said to have told Stara- fordham: "Arthur, If you leave me now. after all these years, I shall abdicate." The King's present private secretary is Sir Clivs Wlgram, auavt and polished courtier who served for many years under Stamfordham. Mrs. Lascelles describes him as "the hardest worked of the royal 'man agers of Windsor and Company. Next to him In importance is Sir Godfrey Thomas, private secretary to the Prince of Walee, and the man with the most difficult job in England. Sir Godfrey has charge of everything to do with the Prince, assisted by tht capable Hugh Lloyd Thomas. As oo-oworkers in the management of Hia Royal Highness'a business of being heir to the throne and the most popular voung man in the world, Sir Godfrey bas Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey, Comptroller and Treasurer of the Prince's house-l hold (he signs the cheones), General G. F. Trotter, groom-ln-waitlng, and three permanent equerries. Lieut-Colonel tht Honorable Piers Leigh is the Prince's sporting equerry he playt squash rackets and ofttn boxes with tht heir. Then there are Flight-Lieut. J. D. Ar mour, who accompanies tht Prince wherever he filet by airplane, and Major Aird, equerry and adviser on all matters military, . All Worked Hard All of thest men art worked hard In tht service of tht heir, who him self is indefatigable In hit search of social, sporting and other adven ture, while the fact that tne t-nnce in recent years has undertaken arduous industrial tour in Britain and abroad hat added to their work. By far the most important member of Queen Mary's household Is Sir Harrv Verney. her privatt sec retary who, according to Mrs. Las celles. is tne suave, deitgntiui cour tier of the story book. He has been private secretsry for many years and today is a nigmy treasured member of tht royal suite. Tht next most important person la tht Duchess of Devonshire, the Mistress of tht Robes. Tht Duchess doesn't have anything to do with the Queen's wardrobe, since tht title It an honorary one, but sht hat tht position of Her Majesty's greatest friend and confidant. Next In precedenca art the Ladiea of tht Bedchamber, of which there art four, Actually, these ladies, all of noble birth, have nothing to do with tha Queen's sleeping apartments, but ont or another It in dally attendanct upon Her Majesty. They spend three months In tne year on duty at tne Palace, receive $1,500 a year, and art to bt distinguished at state functions by a diamond decoration with a royal crown and Initial "M". Although some of the attendants art paid, tht lire work or tht majority of the men and women Is purely honorary, and carries with it no financial remuneration at all, ac cording to Mrs, Ltscelltt. ABUNDANCE OF GAME FOUND ON FLATHEAD NELSON, B.C., Oct. H (Special) Returning from an Inspection of gamt in East Kootenay, Sub-Inspector C. ,F. Kearnt reports in abundance of elk. moose, goats and deer. Tht Flathead river country particularly, which borders to the south on Glacier National Park, tn American gamt sanctuary, and to tht east on Wattrton Lakes National Park, a Canadian gamt sanctuary, enjoyt a constant flow of wild life. following measurementt In addi tion to thost given above: "Hips, 35 to Sfl inches. "Knee, 'IS Inches. "Csir, 13 Inches, "Ankle. S Inches. "The figure must bt wtll round txl. The bosom should bt youthful and shapely. . In which tht competitors wear bath "I mav aav that beautv contests Ing stills do not generally tend to display tnt ideal ngura to advantage. Tht reason Is simply that a bathing suit tends to flatten a good figure and often 'shapes up' a bad one. "Beautiful hair, fret and hands are essential. It must not he forgotten that many flaw art accentual td by tht camera." Map in Battered Watch Reveals Chart of Buried Treasure in South Seas Toronto Man Has Watch Six Years Before Learning Its Secret Chart Tells Location of $250,000 in Gold Bullion May Set Out in 40-ft. Sloop . :Sf 1 Tl Romance and adventure havt C. M. Rict of Toronto. Opening tn ditcovtr a chart af buritd trtaturt Mr. Rict, and at top right tha inscribed vtlvet tack in tht back of tht watch. Tht map wat tnclottd In tht en tht back af which wat a latt will (By Ctntral Prttt Canadian) TORONTO, Oct. 14. Spanish bullion, pirate tYs-kl4 ta"at9 rC amtrrV tn g W1U JJtWa VI Kigali. IV the value of $250,000, is luring M. C. Rice of Toronto, to adventure in the South Seas. In a mtnntr that putt fiction ttoritt of plratt trtaturt to ahamt, Mr, Rict hat discovered a map and a will which tells of a trtaturt to bt found tomtwhtrt in tht South Seat. By hobby, Mr. Rice it a watchmaker. Six years ago a lady brought him a watch to fix. In return, she gave him an old battered watch that Mr. Rict had long admired, and which had been handed down to her by her husband's father. The watch was a curious piece, and Mr. Rice was proud of it Recently he decided to give it a cleaning. It was while attempting to pry open the oacn wltn a lunue that the knife alipped and the sec ret of the map and will was out. Inside the watch case was a chart. On one side was a map and Problems Acute In Houses That "Straddle the Line" AT MANY points along the International boundary separating the united States and Can ada art "lint houses" which, to ut a colloquial phrase "straddle tht lint". In this brief article an attempt is made to show tht situation existing at what is really an international town known aa Rock Island, Quebec, and Derby Line, Vermont. There a good-sized community has grown up helter-skelter over the lint separating the two countries. It is questionable how many of the nativea of that dis trict can tell exactly where the lint runt. So even if one deaired to ttudy International buildings and the-odd quirks they give to the administration of customs and immigration laws, no better locality, could ba offered than the Interna tional town mentioned. Found there are many houses built at such variout anglet across tha boundary lint that the families living in them lead a sort of in ternational existence, with a part of their household activities taking plact In Canada and tha balanct In tht Unitedi Statet. Naturally auch situations often cause amusing Incidents. Under certain conditions while It would be quite legal to serve beveraget stronger than tea or coffee In the Canadian part of a house, It might be atrictly against the law to do ao In the United Statet portion. Again, cigarettes made in tht United Statet, not duty-paid into Canada, could 'bt served In a part of tha house but would be contraband In tha other part. Even the citizenship of bablet horn In tuch "lint houses" rests on tht attending doctor's ctrtificatt, for he, in addition to hit medical qualifications, mutt bt somewhat of a eurveyor to be able to certify where the lint runt. Curious Questions So to tht customs and Immigration offlctrt, bjth Canadian and United Statet, located at that point art ofttn asked question! that art real potert. Ont of that order that wat asked many timet of the Canadian customs officers wat whether pertons residing in houseti that straddle tht line could drlvt United Statet automobiles, This problem wat finally tolved by taking: into consideration the legal domicile of a perton to houted at Interpreted by the Immigration services. Thereby, a Canadian family moving; from a point In Canada Into a "line home" would not he considered to havt lott their Canadian domicile until they had paid their head tax and entered themselves - formally through tht United Statet Immigration office. . Similarly, a United Statet resident would not be considered at domiciled In Canada unlets he had after moving Into a "lint house" regularly entered him-self through tht Canadian Immigration office. And it Is not only houses that, art built exactly over tht line at that point, aa there art many other buildings to situated, Including a large factory, community library and opera house, an expreia company's office, a furntturt repair shop and a couplt of ttores. Another lint building It productivt of in Interesting situation for tht ground floor of It la occupied by a blacksmith shop with an tntranct door from tht United Statet, whilst exactly underneath In tht basement of tht building Is a wheelwright's shop with a Canadian entrance only. Under such circumstances it la possible for a man tn have his horse- ahnd In the United Stales hop while hit wagon it being V suddenly thrust themtelvet on M old watch, Mr. Rict wat amazed in tht South Seal. Abovt it thown aack. Lowtr right thowt tht map, and teitamtnt. on the other a last will and testament signed "J. L, Trinidad, 168." The chart and will were, written in microscopic lettering on a piece of paper no larger than a silver dollar.. The will reads as follows: "Paul, my son, I am not long for this world, I fear I cannot bring you this chart, as I planned, so the only course left is to hide it some place and hope you find it. I am tha only one surviving with this secret. At the spot shown lies a tidy sum, at least 50,000 pounds in gold bars and coin. The Island la small, uncharted, and far from the main sailing. ' The rock shown is large, with two small edges. A line drawn through these bears northwest. Lay off 100 fathoms, then bear west-southwest, and 100 fathoms more. The chest is burled eight feet. Good luck. lad. and leave the sea. It's no life for you. (Sgd.) "JJ "Trinidad, 1S68." Now Mr. Rice, who is a radio expert, is thinking of setting out for the mysterious island in a 40-foot nloop. He doesn't reveal just where tne island la, by Uia way. His wife and two young sons art all set for the sdventure. and Mr. Rice himself, who served in tht merchant marine during the war, can hardly contain himself. Character from Handwriting By ROHAN BIRD Courtesy "Who's Who la Canada1 5 HON. W. J. MAJOR Atternty-Ctntral, Provinct af Manitoba. Lawytr, - THE precision of this man's slg-ntturt indicates his possession of tht sense of detail. Hit thought processes are rapid, Kovernea I ideas are i his judgment partly on i in larger part on the facultv for de ductionlogical reasoning from the Renerai to the particular. Tha ijopel of tha writing Is Indicative of ambition and tht bar underneath the name, of self assertion, The ability to organize Is well marked. He la a person of active and warm disposition and strong will. He li Inclined to be Impulsive but not' dangerously so, checked over In the Canadian thop immediately below, Necessarily, too, the towns' activities art to a great extent International. The water eupply comet from the United States, tht electric current 'comes from Canada, and a Joint railway station in Canada serves for both the United Statet and tht Canadian towns, tht Masonic templt ttandt on Canadian soil, the Oddfellows' hall graces tht United States side, and these organizations in common with tha local chamber of commerce draw their members from both countries. The same may be said for church congregations, and tht flags of both countries are prominently displayed at most public functions. On those rare occasions when a flrt breaks out In ont town the fire department of tht neighboring town, even though In a different country, either assists or stands ready to do to If required. Needless to tty tht dally and clost contacts made by tht publlo of theit two towns of Rock Island, Canada, and Derby Line, United States, have produced a rral International spirit founded on mutual ttipcct and co-operation, " ! ' Hi t Y b- j but ay mat najne quality, mi :lo knit and In seauence. good. It It based a degree of Intuition and 4

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