Decatur Evening Herald from Decatur, Illinois on October 22, 1930 · Page 8
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Decatur Evening Herald from Decatur, Illinois · Page 8

Decatur, Illinois
Issue Date:
Wednesday, October 22, 1930
Page 8
Start Free Trial

OECATUR HERALD WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 22, 1930. OtcATUR J HERALD HERALD'S P A G E O F I N T E R P R E T A T I O N A N D P I N I Q FROM B«mJtr IK Ht HAP WAKES TRWH 6 TOU.W6 OF A LV AKi MAtf ACROSS i(T5 BOLT OPM6HT , VOW,SURE THW «#· fiHW HW WflU IVE6 Wl* WErJ J»)C»R'£RUOH»6lrV Slltnii 4 JETfFMWED CTrW ' WK. WSHE$ TOR WK WftV. «Rfe AUftjtf KKP riWftKE. PrtS CALUN6 1r UIMr «f HEWlEl? ftUP HErWtER (CcpyrttK mo, h, Tfct hi JMjlwt. Uict E l · . f i l t ^^^ ^ ^ 1 l I Springfield lift* * gasoline war, and the price to down to 10 cent* a gallon, but the flendtoh thing in this tltuatlon I*, that we figure tho saving would tw 'jmt ft little lens than th« colt c( the ga* It would take to go over thorn and book when tin tank need* filling. wai an artide of home furniture a little more ornate thin need be, but at least it never pretended to be a »fa or an organ, and silting before it) ruddy glow of a winter evening WM a homely comfort somehow not to be imagined in connection with sitting in front of an imitation Victrola. Chicago's prottent war upon gangsters really looks serious, and maybe they've decided It would bo a, good thing to havs things a little more «e- eure for a time, while the new World's fair i* being worked up, Why ihould Springfield hnvu all the good thing*, anyway? An cur filling station owner* nil pacifist*? NEW DEFINITIONS FOR SPEED Capt, Frank Hawlu happened to be in Waihmgton Tuewlay. Completing hi) btiitneM in lute afternoon, lie recollected an engagement in Valley Stream. N. Y. He ikpped into hw fast plane on Boiling field, shot into the air, and juil 63 minute* later came to a landing on the New York field, 225 roilet away, Thi» annihilation of distance is not l«s remarkable because it is becoming an every-d«y thing for Cap*. Hawks. In the same plant a few weeks ago he flew fiom Detroit to New York in two houn and 4t minute*, a performance that required much hipher average sp«d thnn Tuesday's flight. In other demonilra lions, it has been e;tal1iihccl that (or Capl Hawks, Boilon is only 51 minutes from New York, and that when he \\ really in n hurry, he can go from New York to Philadelphia in 20 minules Travel at iht* rule -- which necessitate* speeds sometime) as great a) 270 miles nn hour -- is still extraordinary even in avinlion The (net that Hawks i) accomplishing it again and «aam, almost as a matter of routine in his Jaunis aboul the country, proven ihat it will not be rare in the future Glotla Swonaon Mlts for A divorce on the xroumls of desertion, and ought to get It, too, Imagine any man brute enough to desert Gloria. Wo don't mind the falling leaves, not nnd ovnn th« nceewilly of putting alcohol In tnn car I* a ohoro auon finished, hut It (a ptetty terrible to rcalUo that the ronmto s»a»on It definitely and completely ended. f ,*4 ^^^«^*-L-^B^Wn^*btaB^^^^»^»*f Tho Tied Cross, we road with Inloreit. showed one little girl how to put on wulght, but this v, c feat will not help tl *o niuoh, un recount nearly alt pro« pectivo contributor* am more Intoreitted In inldni it off SPARE THE COUNTRY Cimpmgni afjain*t tlw billboard generally ufe promised upon (he awumption that the boards hide or deface the pleasing natural scenery of tlte countryside. It is u little disconcerting, therefore, to learn tlmt a cenaus taken by the Outdoor Advertising association shows tlmt 95 per cent, of all billboard) are in the cities, and only 5 \w cent, in the country. Against a billboard in town, it i* difficult In muster the indignation' that i) felt a gainst those that litter the green country. Cities are almost inevitably strident: signs of infinite variety are indispensable to public convenience no tew than to busin«i. Moreover, the billboard in town seldom conceals anything worth seeing. It find) iu natural location around un)ighlly vacant tot) and in other places where I can hardly be called a detriment to the genera! jccticiy, The Outdoor Advertising association, indeed, ha* clererly presented a number of photographs of vacant cily lots before and after the erection of billboards, with the query. "Which do you prefer?" The contrast between refuse-littered, weed-grown plots and the tidy if blatant pooler board leave) no room for choice. It could be objected that there are methods of making vncanl lots more attractive than ly concealing them behind signs, but the billboard men would Ixt perfectly justified in pointing out that owner) simply do not put the other method) into practise. A more forceful objection might '« made of the fact that, since by tkir own figures, rural biltljoards constitute only (iw° per cent, of the businoj, and presumably even less « contribution to profits. the Outdoor advertisers could well nfford to give up these country displays in return for tht good-will gained by a contribution to scenic beauty, Such a movp would he effective out of all proportion lo the number of standard billbotirdi affected. Tliis w true for the r en con (tint but n small frnction of (he sign* that defare country rond* are billboard) of (he Outdoor Advertising association sUnduvd. The gmxt majority arc "snipe" signs o[ rverv conceivable order of sic.e, )hape and disrepair, placed without the least reprd for public rights. These are not defended by the Outdoor Advertising association, but it w n fact that M long as the association iticlf places billboards in the country, there ts no way to deal with them. Outdoor ndvertiser* have nn opportunity to promote their own buiines), and at the swrne time win n (re- tntndoius popular watilucla. Uy leading an effective campaign against (he dc facer*. Nearly all exauutive.ii mtmhe oljruro. n pipe lx th* otw thlrin you can't cot fo do ofdclently. Cleaning v,'Hl . There IK nn rnollnft more lumirlou* thnn **nf an a\itomc.bll« ?ftU1 tor while the. tUtnu rtHII run. WHY SO MUCH CONCEALMENT A new stove tor home heating is buitt to imilate n radio receiving set of the common console pattern. Thf dumper h*» become a tuning knob, and if the ewner is capable of convincing himself that painted steel panels look like waxed walnut, he mny take whatever comfoit he cnn in the thought that the real purpose of (lie »tove is completely disguised. Before rndw had become ubiquitous, stoves of thi character were wont to disguise themselves as phonograph? The change possibly mny be i*kcn to indicate the progr« «f imfartrinl irt in America. At nV present time, one bold « . , manufacturer is going even further. He hns constructed hii »tov« jacket of steet sheets, so pressed arid enameled at la suggest a rwlk furnace built up of cobble Atones and tnotiar, The supreme Iriumph of this model, however, i tu door, which ! designed lo represent n lattice of woven twii», b* **d even knot) included, and the whole thinp of mtneled ile«l w rleverlv eountwlcited ihnt it might fool . hilf-blind Tartar who never had ecn pressed itee] before Whence comen, one wonders, this modern pa*sbn for nkkilM things look like what they are not Apparently £· one thing «y manufacturer of stoves today most dreads »Tlhit his produeti may |x»)ibly look like itoves. If they e.n pass tKetnielves o(f as radio) phonographs, log cabin;. wel1 ' A foreigB VM1to mi · e.n « hiihboyi. »H " wel1 ' , A foreigB VM1to ; mi ?M. clncJude Ihat there ii »ome d^race connected with the ww grown «m . M*of » in the genera- happily th* ba, e burner, Ii LOTS FOR AN AUTOMOBILE AGE Nearly every house built today lias a garage, either- attached lo the dwelling or closely adjacent, Every liouse therefore require) a driveway, and for greatest convenience, space for a turning Y at the rtar. U scents a strange thing that these elementary facts about modern living conditions have been, as yet, so little considered in the laying out of real estate additions. The old-fashioned town tot in American cities, whether we realize it or not, look its shape from the fact that horses were used in transportation. To live comfortably on the same lot with a horjc, it was necessary lo liave lots narrow and deep, thus removing the bain at the back ai far as possible from the liouse at the front. The alley had an important part in the scheme, because bulky hay had to be delivered to ihe barn. The individual driveway from the front wax thus of less ·importance, For anautomobile age, the more logical building lot is wide and shallow. The garage can be placed close to tlie house, or built in a) an integral part, but the drive-way can not be conveniently shared with a neighbor, and tt i) highly desirable to havr room enough to luvn a machine around, Unchallenged tradition, however, cause) most additions to be laid out to tlie present day in accordance with a tclicme that was designed to fit the horse and buggy. I T h i s a n d T h a t NEWS OF 25 YEARS AGO TODAY FROM THE HERALD OF 1905 Walter EekersaU, Chicago's quauerbacX, for the thhd time brought victory for tho University of Chicago football tetiin, over Wisconsin. The work of the Muroona centered n round the little, dodging quarterback, and his drop-kick was tho only score mad* by cither team. The new quarters of CrmijMiny H In Ihls city make as Imndsome un armoty aa will be found In any of the smaller citlM of the -itdto. As well as the quarters of the company, it Is tho rv£tmcntat and battalion headquarters, for Col Vianlt r, Wells anU MuJ J. V. Cassell have office? there, A stute aimoiy has been in existence In Decatur fov n tfood many years, being located at different times in dlf- foiunt places. The first armory was In Bast Main street, over what Is now the Gretder restaurant. This was usod by the old Company G, which was mustered out and replaced by Coinpwiy H, which moved to tho old Bwnnemtvn hall on North Water street. Jn 1883, the aimory In the l/otb butirilng at Water and North street was taken by the company and was used for 10 years, Tt was us*U extensively oti a dance hall and was tho scene of many guy and Inrgo social functions, Tho new armory, at East "Main und Franklin ^tieoU, nttonln a better place both for drilling and for aoelol functions than any of the others, i suicide docs not hover over Ducatur, as one oil Its Decatutltns are a howc-lovlng; people and the stork has not had any trouble finding them, Th* birth rate of last year figures about 27 per 1,000 people, which Is way ahead of Chicago, St. Louln, Philadelphia or San Ji'rancUeo. At the end of another week the work of dismantling tho Pratt corn oil mill at tho eastern limits of the city will have been finished, and then the reconstruction of tho plunt for the use of the* Wellington Starch Co. will commence. Tho expectation is that the plant will be ready to commence the making of starch by Jan, 1 CREAM OF THE JEST DISTORTING A TEXT Mrs. Ruth Hanna Mct'ormick seems to be U Ing to follow tike Biblical Injunction, "If thy Nye offend thoo, pluck U out,"--Ohio State Journal, NOT CLEAR Chicago Jiulgo iul»s that adding pure water to whisky dues not damage it, Doesn't damage what?--Philadelphia Inquirer, TIDE LOQUACIOUS SEX Tiu ladies don't like it If you Intimate they talk a lot. but nobody ever heard a language described as a father tonguo.--Boltlmore Evening Sun, A PI^AOCJK ON THEM BOTH Randolph S. Churchill, 19, son of Winston Hpenonr Churchill, begins early as a distinguished Ungllsh lecturer In the United State* But If child musical prodigies, why not child lecturers*- |jringCleld Republican. THE FUTURE \Vhut may we lake Into the vast forevei That mai bio door Admits no fruit of all our long endeavut No fomo-wreathcd crown we wore, No garnered lore. · What cnn wo bear beyond the unknown porfal" No gold, no gains Of all our tolling! in the life immortal No hoarded wealth remains. Nor gilds, nor stains. Naked from out that far abyss behind u* We entered hole; No word came with our coming, to remind ui What wondrous world was near, No hope, no fear. Into the silent, starless night before us, Naked we glide; No hand lias mapped the constellations o'er us. No comrade at our side. No chart, no guide, Yet fearless toward that midnight black and hollow, Our footsteps /are; The beckoning of a Father's hand we follow-His love alone Is there, No curse, no care, 'I -EDWARD ROWLAND SILL, As I View the Thing ·BY W, F. HARDY- HAT reminds roe .of an Incident," says Henry Ryecroft. "Near tuunlet, in a, lonely spot by a woodslde, I come upon a little lad of perhaps ttu yearn old who, his head hidden in his arms against a tree trunk, was crying bitterly. I asked him what was tho matter, and after a little trouble--he was better than a more bumpkin--1 learnt that having been sent with *lx- pence to pay a debt, he hod lost the money. "The poor little fellow was In a state of mind which In a grave man would be called the anguish of despair; hs must havo been crying a long time; every muscle in his face quivered as It under torture; hla limbs shook; bin eyes, his voice uttered such misery as only tho vilest criminal could be made to suffer. "I could have shod tears with him--tears, of pity and of rage at all the spectacle Implied, On a day of Indescribable glory, when earth and heaven shed benedictions upon the soul of man, a child, whose nature would have bidden him rejoice, OB only childhood may, wept his heart out because his hand had dropped a six-penny place! "The loss was a very serious one, and he knew It; he was less afraid to face his, parents, than overcome by misery at the thought of the harm he had done them. 131* pence dropped by the wayside, and a whole family mad« wretched! Wrmt aro the due descriptive terms for n state of 'civilisation' in which such a thing AH this 10 possible? T put my hand In my pockets and wrought six pennyworth of miracle. "It took me half an hour to recover my quiet of mind. After all, it Is as idle to ruge against man's fatuity as to hope that ho will ever be less a fool." , Here vro havo a ilctur« of the reHulla of bitter poverty nnl ft man's rnllleiy nffolnut it. Whom In Mr. Ryecroft blaming for this grief of a boy that has lost 12 cents? A society, probably, thitl can Uevlso no method than that a whole family should be made wretched by what to most people should be a trivial misfortune. Heading iho Incident, I found myself with a deep sympathy lor the boy. Sent on an errand to the store, and swinging my hand In which wai Insecmoly held a 10 cent piece, I allowed tho money to drop in the long gram beside the path. Frightened as I -was, T presume my seaieh was hurrted and careless. Children seldom know how to make a systematic hunt for anything. I did not mark the «lot. I run and told my mother. Ten cent pieces couM not be thrown away In our family. She took up the search, and I have a picture or her now, bending down the timothy along tho path the whole distance tlmt I had traveled. Hy day was spoiled, On another occasion, bringing home half a dollar') worth of suffar from the otore I lost half of It. The grocer had tied tho aack Insocwely . The string slipped and to my consternation tho contents poured away like so much water. I was threatened with a licking, Other members of tho family managed lo scoop up some of the sugar It wai n trying experience Nov can 1 romswnbor that my soriow on ilieso two occasions ever brought any moral insson. T am not aware tliat they aeivtid to teach me the "valiw of money." whatever that moiins, and I presume that I am Just tut careless with loose ohnngo as the next man, I have not oren reporter! a hole discovered In my trousers pocket ths othet day. Unlike Mr. Ryocroft, I O.o not rail oKain-it uoclely for Ihe irrief of Ui« unhappy boy. Money [a a convenient symbol of exchange. It hns the disadvantage Hiat it can easily be lost and If currency In the smaller denominations Is losl ·out of doors It Is almost Impossible to find it, If the boy had been a savage, or If ho had lived 3,000 years earlier when barter was direct exchange of goodi, lie might havt boan cartying a llva 1% or a chicken . If the pig or fowl had OBcnped ha would Itnvo been no bolter off. Mr. RyeeroH's real qunnel i» with a condition ol things whereby a child's joy on a beautiful dny should have been completely spoiled by a trivial accident Tho uglteil tiling about poverty Is the effect It hus upon children And the tragedy of It to that thuy art] helpless, silent sufferers, A man wlio hus hod bad luck, gets a certain satisfaction, T suspect, from blaming society. A child, who knows nothing of abatrnclions, doesn't blnmo anybody He merely feels miserable when he must go to school with torn shoes. Girls, I suspect, suffer more than Ivoyn. I asked a glH recently when she IMt bugun to notice clothes and express In them that delight which U a feminine characteristic. Her answer rather suntviscd me. "T usod to hate new clothes," she »ald. But oven this was A part of her femininity, fov new clothes always meant a btit- tle with her mother ft* to how the drusa should be made. Even as a baby she had her positive Ideas as to design, ToachoiR and noclol workers pi-obtibly are familiar with tlte embarrassment of a gill whose clothes do not come up to thoie ol her friends, and I suspect that those fine moin.1 aphorisms to the effect that "It's charnctcr, not Clothes" that count, which elders are so fond of quoting, are small comfort. Bitter poverty Is a tragedy; there's no denying it. If it cannot be avoided entirely, the shielding of children from its results would be highly desirable WARNINGS --Baltimore Evening Suit. When you innot Jones, whom you have not seen, for several months, and he tells you you are looking well; when Uncle John runs Into you an the street and says. "Why, you were never looking better In your life;" When Brown takes a look at you and remarks that the summer heat doesn't appear to have dona you any harm; when Smith nhakcs your hand warmly nod inquires tf you are Just back from a vacation; when tlw elevator boy comments that you certainly do look flnoi and the secretary te tie eta upon how unusually well you appear to be and the accountant suggests that life In the suburbs seems to agree with you; When Miss Green at tho bank greet* you cordially and you how you manage to keep so fit und Cousin Suslo inquires If you have hod your tonsils out or something, ond the clei'k to the cigar store tells you that ho would scarcely recognise you as the same person you were ntx months ago; When the barber remarks on hard times and how badly many people have been hit and adds that you do not look as if you had any cause for complaint, and Thompson who was with you In college falls to return your greeting and then calls you back to say, by George, bow you havo changed and he did not recognise you at all as you passed by; In short, when everyone you see tells you that you aro looking fine or looking splendidly or looking woll or looking wonderful ec never looked better; Isn't It terrible to gaxe into the mirror and realm that you are getting fat, to mount the scales and find that you have put on 10 pounds, that giving up cereal and cream has done no earthly good and you must now proceed to givfl up ·weets and second helpings of potatoes of which you are inordinately fond, before U *- *ns).' Suburban Heights -- The Owl Train Cuba Needs a Revolution, Bu t Cant Have One Because American Bankers, Marines, Veto It By DHAKIJW P. STEWART (Central I-IWHS Stuff Writer) WASHINGTON--Yankee Influence, as is grows in Latin America, unquestionably will make for a certain sort of prosperity there, That is, it will make the Latin American Intel- igcntsla prosperous, There Is not much intelligentsia in .atln America, however. It seem* unlikely that there ever will b*. The monies are better off in Argentina nd Uruguay than In any other Latin Liner lean countries; oven in these lie submerged poilion of the popular Ion is a tremendous percentage of he total. Uluu fur KevoluUou Seme folk may argue that there will be an Improvement under North \mcrlcan Influence, but It does not car to have worked twit that way n Cuba. On the contrary, Cuba Boeuis riper or a revolution than any of the Latin republics which actually have ·tad them recently. Senator Walsh f Massachusetts arrived home from Havana the other day, predicting ne. Senator William H, King of Jtah gays that a Cuban revolution Not only la due, but that there ught to be one. Information at the American Federation of Labor's Latin-American division Is to the same effect It is a udgment from which thcie virtually are no dissent- nt except at President Machado'e wn ambasay In Washington. Nevertheless, Cuba cannot have a full-Hedged revolution for the simple reason that the would-be rovolutlon- sts know the United Slates Immc- tutcly would intervene to suppress t. Even so, they may revolt, in the opo that Uncle Sam at leiiit Will rco them from Machado; still, they o not like the idea of government or awhile by American Oevll dogs, ithcr. American Approval f Yitt tt Is not so safe a hoc (hut Undo Bum would depone Machudo. Tho popular supposition in'that he holds office with the approval of .mcrlcan banking, sugar and tobac* o interests In his homo island. At uny rate, they aro accused In Havana f putting up the money to secure his re-election in 1928 (though it* was pledged to one term) and In get- ing the constitution so amended as o lengthen it from four to six years --a technically legal proceeding, but ttacked (W fraudulently accomplished. If true, American banking, lugar and tobacco must like him, and they may reasonably be believed to have onslderabta pull with the state department. Of course It is possible that the resident has fallen out with Ms banking, sugar and tobacco friends. There also are rumors that he has nnoyed the state department with Is attitude, en Cuba's part, In connection with recent League of No- Ions proceedings. While possible, It seem* highly Im- irobablc that Don Geravdo ha* been so imprudent as to alienate tuch support, considering his apparent Indif- erence to Cuban public sentiment-and consequent necessity for outside acklng to offset his own folk's re- entmenl. Account* Vague Up-to-date accounts of his acttvl- les are vague, due to the high morality rate among those who crltlclte 1m, but their general purport Is that he is running a dictatorship In comparison with which Mussolini'* Is mild. Free speech und a free pross are mentioned a* extract. Fault finders or any consequence politician*, editors and labor lead* ra) have a remarkable way ot disappearing mysteriously. Some a*. ureCSy are murdered--«nd the police iever catch the murderer*. Sonw go to prison and that Is the last ever heard ot them, A lucky one occa tonally gets away and ~ *n Key West, New rn» up later or Wort. i--and when that happen*, be. A* tmmiUn a Chlluan, (or example, stays Hway, i M j'xm Carlo* Davlia, til* SmtU|i lime* evidently are UrrlUy liurJ, Kovcrnumit's ambassador In Wun- but perhaps that I* not resident'ington, u one ot the new wortt'i Machado's fault; it Is not a coHdltlon strongest ttdvoeaio*, to lie sun, ol peculiar to Cuba, I t]i« ipreod ot North American clrtll- II is true, too, Ihttt th* sugar and *ath»n to tit* *outuwarrt-bui Dor, tobacco folk are greatly dissatisfied Carloi IN of the intelligentsia, with lh« new American drift, for over, It U on Intelligentsia which, likewise, Don Gerardo is not do«s not, it«lf, aliojnthtr wilt ihr responsible. | Chileans; an aUmpled levoluilaw Hels vehemently blamed, however, | against It was reported twin Can for what is described as a complete cepclon but u few day* agi supplanting of law by arbitrary *MC-, clear Ground t« U, K uttve decree--regardless of congress Anyway they are looked at, thw* and the constitution. revolutions and atlempU at them nil clear the ground* for tty]« s*mtiti Argentina's wa» ' Kffect All In alt, It cannot be mid thai Cubn of today, as described by trustworthy observet«, of the (yp« of Senators WalAh and King ef Masrachu- s*tU and UUli, upeaki well for Tan- hue Influence In Latin America. However the lnt«lHg*nttla mltht flourish under It, how would it *ffecl the proletariat? Countries like chile, Paraguay, Bo- llvla and Peru are largely Indian, and the North American Indians ean scarcely be regarded M havtnjf thrlv- en under Anglo-Saxon domination, fledly proVftnkee, l^ru's wa* In contrary dltectloft, but the kee eleaMnt will gradually get b»cl, Into power; the country itMdi m and no one but the Y»nh«t uny, Boltvla'i overturning In a regime very friendly to N«rU American mining. Humor* of two- bit In Ecuador ate attributed to financial difficulties wblch Yanht* cash alone can relieve, Th« attraction tlbl*. it Ship Races 19,000 Miles To Bring New Dates For Thanksgiving Table --The Buslnes* Week. When th* year-old, oil-burning 3, K, Oorjlstan *t«amcd into N*w fork harbor Oct, 4 with her hatches open, boome/ rigged to the derrick*, and Hindu donkey men stand Ing by their engines, America'* Drat dut* shipment In the 18.10 race had arrived a week abend of all records, a week ahead or Its nearest competitor. An hour after docking, the first of the 180,000 boxes of Iraq date* which made up th* 11,500,000 canto of 8,400 tons, WM being unloaded. By the following night, a train of W car* left New York for the West carrying the vanguard of the fresh crop. Nearly WO tons of these bulk dales were booked for West Coast Jobber* ;thc major jMUt ot the shipment waft to dropped off in car lot* en route. A HMMMU! Fruit To the average American, *, dat* I* a Thanksgiving and Christina* fruit, raised In California, or "(onwwhere abroad." Actually, the bulk of the date* consumed In the United 8UU» own* from Basra, famed old Arab city at the junction of th* Tlgri* and Euphrates River* nearly 100 mil** from the head of th* Persian Oulf, and Wgo mile* by water from New York, Iraq annually produce* about 400,000 ton export! more than one- fourth of the crop. Until th* beginning of the century London controlled the world market Compared with Iraq'* annual export* of 100,000 ton*, CalRornla's annual yield in execs* of 400 ton* i* small, Utough date culture is still comparatively a new venture in this country. Catltoralfc I* specializing In an African date, told In It* natural state, not stick}', · high-priced dainty. The reason for the race from Sacra U unusual It I* traditional that the flrtt shipment contain* tb* Juki- est and finest of th* MMon'* crop, Long a highly seasonal prkei vt date* ar* largely ·'·Mr. mined by tb* tint ahlpmmt to men tho market Thirty y*»r* ago when th* flrat venturer attempted to break London 1 * monopoly «C tit* United Btatei market, h* MieM*4td «wry ky ruining hi* *hlpm*fit to New York before London wa* aww* of what vt* happening. A* OMB now Importer hw «M*r ed the me*, competition hw IMOMM keener. Tb* Hill* BNttwrf. Oo, wtnMra for many year*, otter · boon* to tho *hlp'i captain when he wine, Tn 19M, UIA winner, nude th* 10,000-mll* dart down tb* P*n- I*A Gulf, acrow th* rwllan OeeM, Red Bea r throurl) Suec, th* Htii- terrantan, and to New York ID «t day*. La*t year the ShfhrMan M It In M de)- Time hM become ·», vatuattt* mil* Brother* tbli y«*r chartered the 14-knot ell-tanfe* GorJIrtan, whkh cr«N*d In M dap. If**;* Maje Date* ar* th* major product cf *outh*rn Iraq, Ot ttf M million date palm* bi th* c«untty. more than halt line the bank* ef th* combined TlgrU-BttphtaU* In th* vicinity of B**ra whew 1«mpt aturu ot IM degree* with tidal water for irrigation account for th* Arab prevent that th* daU pate ·«« h.v* "tt* t«*t In water uut tto fc*ad In flrV' Only ether llgfllltal* source of American Import · Algeria. Dates hang In clutter* abort · central item. Tree* produce tltor I year* and up to W year*. Aventt* ylald I* BO pound* to a tf**, Uiong* with careful culture prodvotlon ett , jumped to ISO pound*. Tber* U no commodity or pw- due* exchange on which date* ar* traded. When th* harveit Mater. arrive*, grov*r* and exacftwj gather at a Baare, eotfoe thap ai» bargain until a price I* agreed en Principal grower* are wettUt) Arab*. The only American ptoaU; Uon I* owned by Hill* Brolher*, wn« nave experimented wtUt trrlgatlot; method* and who import th* bulk of th* American rtnpw*nt«, Job out a part of their Import*, patt ond package th. balance to under thetr own trad* nam*. dery I* their 1XJTJAN, Oi-*fVy JKIWBBr ;" Good Hop* townahfe entertain** v£ (tors at hi* chicken roott CM alftit recently. He WM not ttor* » »««J? th*m tat he taw them off. TheyJtft in a ear and h* tuned uound Into hi* down ft Wild ro»A nnd rtirU* b«*, The Mt Jackwa hi* eWdim * ly wrung nee**, wd tWr to smear thUr roiln from pbw trtw «4 tew in mud before InvyHi eroui bee-hive* tor bomy, ·tofc ttwtr *ti*Jf*fi ·Mr** that.

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free