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|Paper||Midvale Journal Sentinel|
THEJORDANJOURNAL.MIDVALE.UTAH • • • • :Jonathan M. Davis With .His Judge and His Lawyers • • • • • Fez Is Threatened by the Riffians MY FAVORITE STORIES I By IRVIN S. COBB ~-€~"t...~->-<U~ (Copyri&"ht.) Where the Partnership Dia· solved One n! the oldest stories in the known I''Orld-and In my humble judgment one of the best obes as well-deall wlth three nctors-an aged negro, an ltim•rant conjurer and a twelve-pound snapping turtle. I 'l'h.e most popular version runs 1n this wise : It Is a hot day In a Mlsslssippi countryside. The conjurer, who 1 Is making his way across country afoot, 11s sitting alongside the dusty road, rest· ing. There passes him an ancient 1 negro rPturnlng from 11 tlshlng expedl· I tlon. The undertaking has yielded no \ fish but the darkey is not going homo lie lias cavtured a 1 empty-handed. huge snnpplng turtle. He Is holding It !:1st by Its tall, which Is stretched tautly over hls right shoulder so that the flat undershell of the captive rests against his back. He has delectable VIew of the market place In Fez, Morocco, which city Is reported to be in danger ot attack by the Rltnans under I visions dancing In his mind of turtle abd-el-Krlm. It Is In the French zone, which the tribesmen huYe invaded. soup, turtle steaks and turtle stew. He bids the recumbPnt stranger a polite 1 iOOd·morning nnd trudges on. He hall . "on:o perhap;; twenty feet further when · an 1 'll!li8h inspiration leaps full-grown j into the magician's brain. In addition I to his other ;;;lfts he is by way of being a fair Yt:ntriloquist. He tltrows his voice Into the turtle's mouth and spPaklng in a muduy, gut- 1 turn! tone SUl'h US WOUld be SUitable to a turtle if a turtle ever Indulged in convcrsatlnn. be says sharply: "Look here, nigger, wl1ere are you I taking nw 1" The old mnn frt'ezes in his trncks. lie rolls II Is eyes reurwaru. There 18 the look of a vast, growing, startled 1 bPwilderruent on his tare. ··w-h-wl.o-wlw dat speakin' to me?" he asks falteringly. "It's me speukln' to you," the turtle seemingly sa> s, ''here on your back. I . asked you where you were taking me." 1 "Huh, hoss," cries the old man, "I This picture, from the great battle i ain't Iukin' you nowhars-l'se leavln' maneuvers 1n the Pacific, shows the you right yere l" first big landing of Blue fleet marines And he does. on the shore of the bay of llallewa on the Island of Oahu, ln the presence A Start From Humble of a throng ot spectators. j j Htre are 10m• ot tbe ehlef ftpres In the trial ot ex-GoY. Jonathan M.. Davis ot Kanau, photographed outelde ot the courtroom at Topeka. Rlrbt to lett-J. A. MeClure, pretldlDi judlte; Col. A. ll. Haney, leadlq detense counsel: John A.d&ngton, defense counsel ; J. H. Davia, defendant, and Randal 0. Haney, deteue eounftl. I ! Marines From Blue Fleet Landing on Oahu Island r I 1 Be&innings Gri)UD ol. Japanese glrla takl.ni part in tbe Sllcred dance of the paieti at the liower festival 1n Tokyo, held 1n cel!l~.·t»JratlOil ot Buddha'a birthday. President's Father Back at Chores 1 I 1 J\Ir. Campbell, who was a lawyer, felt somewhat !rrita ted on reach in& his office at 8:30 In the morning to lind the fire in the grate unkindled and the floor unswept and the place generally In a state of disorder. It was nearly nine o'clock before Ike, hla black office servant, appeared. "Good Lore!, Ike," said Mr. Comp· bell petulantly. "\\hat's detained I I• lodge." "It surely didn't take you all night ,· to join a lodge, C:id It?" "Xaw sub, not perzuc'ly. De fust part of de evenln' dey wuz 'oiclatin' me into de membership an' de rest of de time lley wuz 'onrlurtln' me Into oflice." '·Isn't it rather unusual to confer an office on a member Immediately ; after taking him in~·· 1 "r·aw suh, dat's de standin' rule In ' dat loclge-jes' soon ez you Is 'nlclated you glts a office." "What olfice did they confer upon your• "Impprfal Supreme King." "\\'hut7" "Oat's whut dey calls It-Imperial Supreme King of de UniverRe." "Isn't that rather a high office for a brand new member'/" "Why, naw, suh, Mist' Campbell, dat's de lowes' oftice dey Is in dat j lodge. W'en I's been in a spell I onger , dey Is goln' to give me somethin' really worth while." I I Col. John Coolidge, father ot President Coolidge, la feellng much better again, following hla recent Blliht Illness, and 11 back dotnr his dally chore• about the farm, IUCb u handllnr the buck-eaw, the ax and shoveL National Park for Tennessee Vlew ot Smoky Mountain range, from Codes mountain, near Knoxville, Tenn. Congresa haa authorized a sur· vey tor a new national park ln this region and Tenneasee has ol'l'ered to donate a lar3e tract. The White Houae eummer execu-~ flmces will occupy the seventh ot this, the Security Trust com- a building, Oil Central square, Ia MaY. It 11 reported that theee 'de.- will be the ftneat ever occupied UJ President of t)ae United State~. Ia three mn. trom Swampacott. lfll4tr._• the ,....._ Wblte HoUH II l I you?" I ..• ,, >\ ··~list' Campbell," apologized IJ;e, "you must please, suh, 'sense me fur bein' late dis one time. I sort of over· Blept myse'f. De truth of the matter Js da t I wuz kept up de best part ot de night on' count of jinln' a cullld •• • GOLDEN RULE ENVOY Hawaii's New Collector of Customs The Confusing Geography of · Jersey Raymond Wood. president of tile boy 11cout council ln Columbia, S. 0., who has won the llrst prize ln a na· Uonal contest organized by the Near East Relief, aa the representative of the city enlisting the largest number of persons In observance of the Golden Rule Sunday last December. The prize conl!lets ot a trip to Palestln., Mrs.•Jeanette A. Hyde of Utah, recently appointed by President Coolldg!! which country he will visit as the to be rollector of customs for Hawall, Is one of two women ln the United "golden rule ambassador" of America States to hold E~uch a post. She ls shown as photographed when she arrived to the refugee orphan• of Blhle Iandi. ln llonolulu, where she was decorated with the customary leis. Years ago, when J, earned my dally bread and occasional beer on Park ) row, one Andy Horn ran a cozy bar / in the shadow of Brooklyn bridge. All sorts und conditions of men frequented the saloon-sailors, newsparer men, rich men, poor men, pollceThis photograph shows EJ. B. JudJnen ol'l' duty, arti!lts and commuters son of the bureau ot standards, and rrou1 over the river. the static recorder he Is using to run A grubby person known as Smitty down the pranks ot static and also to was a fixture at Andy's. He cut up determine on what waye lengths this food for the free lunch counter, did troublemaker to radio reception oper· j odd jobs and in rush hours helped to 11tes. serve the trade. Smitty was to Manhattan what a cockney Is to London. He had hPen horn on Cherry hill, right around the corner; he had been reared on the Bowery and he had never ranged further than Coney Is1 land or Fur Hocka\\ay. Greater New r York rlty was all the world he knew : or •·ured to know. His sister married a German market gar!'\t'nPr over in New Jert;ey. and when his sunnnertim., vncation came Smitty went to visit her for two weeks. His new brother-In-law hart bought a rar and had promiscrl to tour f'mitty about over the state and show him the sights. At the end or a week flmitty wns back at work. One of the regular patrons hulled him: "Hey, Hmlttr. I thought you were going to stay longer. Didn't you care for country llfe 7" "Nlx on dat stutl' fur mf'," said Smitty. "I'm ofl'cn It fur life. Say, , c!at Jolsey soltlnly Is one funny place, II Why, all dem towns over there Is got d11ferent names !" ---------------------------------------------- BLACK EYES ON BEACH Secrets of Static Being Probed I Bathing girls with black eyes are many on the beaches 1n the vlrinlty ot Los Angeles and Hollywood and the men have nothing to do with lt. Burnt cork has been u,8ed tor years by ball players to keep the sun's glare from the eyes, and It's practical for the benches as the tashloll proves. Photograph Is of Clara Borton, ftlm etar, whose makeuv box 11 not compl$te without the cork.