|Paper||Midvale Journal Sentinel|
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|Paper||Midvale Journal Sentinel|
... • THE JORDAN JOURNAL, MIDVALE, UTAH Scopes Case Trial Room and Chief Figures Norse-Americans Hear President Coolidge I t.Copy tor Thl• Department Supplied bJ' tbe Am-erican LeJClon !'J'e\v• Service.) GRANTS OF RELIEF FOR WAR VETERANS IIIII I .l'.'ext month attention w111 be centered on the little town of Dayton, Tenn., where John '1'. Scopes wlll be tried tor violating the state law against the teaching of the theory of evolution. Above is the Rhea county courtroom where the trial wlll be held, and 1, John T. Scopes; 2, John K. Godsey, attorney for the defense; 3, S. K. Hicks, lien lor prosecuting attorney; 4, Judge J. T. Raulston, who wlll preside over the trial. Worlrt war veternn>l, particularly those who are disabled, nre benetltlng by appropriations and grant~ of relief totalln~ ~-l:.!G,!l.'ii,i50 made at the recent ;;esslon of con;;n:s>l, according I to a rPport received liy ~atloual Coru- j mander Jam~>~ A. Llrnln from John 1 Thomas Tnylor, vke chairman of the Legion's national ll•gb<lntlve commit· tee. '£lie Legion w11s udlve in securIng the pasiiac;e of this legislation. For the operation of the United States Yeter:.ms' bur~>au ~40~•.700,000 wns appropriuted. Ten million dl}llar~ Is nvallnble for ne-w ho>;pital l"onstruc\'iew of the great throng that heard President Coolidge's arldress at the Norse-American centennial tlon. An appropriation of $7,487,7ii0 Is celcbmtlon on the M~s~a State ~air grounds, and, Inset, the President delivering the speech. nva!lable for enlargenwnts and alters· 1 tlons at various Yeterans' bureau hospita!~, at the hospital at the ~ntlonal Home fot· Disabled Volunteer Soldier" nt Santu ~fonicu, Cnlif., and at Walter Heed ho,pltai at wa~hlngton, D. c. 1 Compensation undf.>r the .Johuson bill will he puld to ubont i\,000 veterans • heretofot·c denied It on the ~roun1! of willful mlscf,nllnct. '!'hey will benelit to the extent of $2,000,000 annually Crom this provl:>ion. Overpnyml'nts on "l'lass g" allotments mu1le during the war wlll not 1 have to be repaid to the ovemmellt 1 by veterans as a n•;;ult of a low en1 actetl with Legion ~upport. A total of $1,SfXl,OOO was involved. The a !lotI ments were marle to wife, mother or I children. In muny <·u es the O\'erpay1 ruents represent duplicate payment01 I made to wife an1l mother. Hefunl!s -'l're nuthorlz!"d to veterans on federal Jltembers ot the Sphln:s:, the highest academic honor 11oclety at !Irrigation projeets. the Unjverslty of Michigan, Initiating some of the new members o:t Appropriations for the vurlou::~ the society. These "victims" are bound and gagged, wrapped Uke hrauches of the nntim'.al defense were mummies r.nd then placed helple~s on a dray. They are then beaten on supporte1l hY the Legion. They were: the feet. This treatment has been deplored by the college heads and Army, $:!31,000,000; navy, $4liJ,OOO,OOO; It is likely steps will be tnken to make the Initiation less severe. :s'ational Guard, .. a:.!,U3~,54G; aviation, $3i\,750,000; r·h I! inn military training 'amps, $:.!,."07,471; otlicers' re:;erve Sphinx, at Michigan University, Gets New Members I Beautiful Addition to University of Michigan ·orv.~. $:1,142,800. Approprlutlon.-; for the civilian mllitary training camps nnd for the ofll~er~· re~erve corps were increased beyond budget reeommenllatlons largely as u result of Legion f.>fforts. They also exceeded the appropriations mude In The beautiful University of Michigan Lawyers' club, the $1,800,000 gift ot William W. Cook of New York, which 1924, although a cle<'r')' se had been was dedicated on June 13. The structure Is the first of tour units, which, when completed, wUI comprise the new rrcommenlled by the bm·eau of the Michigan law campus, all of which Mr. Cook Is financing with the royalties on several legal yolumes of which he is budget. Thf.> lncreuse over the budget the author. recommenrlution wa::~ 487,471 tor the training- camps an1l • }52,334 tor the SHRINERS' NEW HEAD officer:;' resene. :.· IntenHe heat during the big meetIng ot boy scouts of Washington and vicinity on Bolling field made especially Interesting their demonstrations of first aid to those affected by the high temperature. The work of the boys was highly efficient. ........ - 1 ·' Coal Operators Advised by Cassatt Robert K. Cassatt, Phlladelphia banker, prescribed for the llls of the bituminous coal Industry at the eighth annual meeting of the National Coal association Jn Chicago recently. Several thousand coal operators and 700,· 000 miners are directly concerned with what this financial expert bad to say. James C. Burger of ~~ Jebel temple, Denver, elected imperial potentate by the Bhriotlera in convention ln. Los Ante! . TRANSATLANTIC FLYER First Aid Work by the Boy Scouts THE ENDOWMENT FUND an Invitation I Nto 8erve on the American LeAC('EPTI~O gion honorary committee to raise a $3,000.000 endowment fund for di,.abled veterans and orphans of the \Vorld war, .Tolin Barton Pnyne, nn tiona! chairman of the American Red Cross, wrote: "The American Le~ion, In ~et· t!ng out to raisE" an endowment fnnrl tor Its work with war orphuns and dl~uhled veterans, has undertak<'n a task near te the !Jearts ol all true Americans. The appeal or the child and the dlsalJlPrl Is n universal one and when this appeal pas blended with It the thought or Rncrlficv for the country's welfare, the response should be prompt and suftlrien t. "The American Legion's child welfare program Is conceived In accordance with the most progressive and sound principles on the care of children. Seeking to keep these chlldren In their own or foster homes where they may have the kindly personal touch of their own mother or :toster mother Is ot Immense Importance to these tuture citizens. "I trust that the endowment fund campaign will be successful and that the American Legion wlll be able to carry through to successful conclusion tbiH fine program of ~ervice that has been Inaugurated." ---------- GAVEL FOR COOLIDGE •• From Two Cities of California Lieut. Paul Tamscon, noted French war ace, who served through the war with a wooden leg, Is to attempt a flight from Paris to New York, nonstop, in July, In a specially built hydro·' , plane. A prize of 25,000, offered by Raymond Ortleg, New York hotel man. ' !s waiting for the first man to make ' j the 5,000-mlle trip. I ORATORY PRIZE WINNER -~ -~ 11111111111111111111111111 Department of Florida Wins Lindsley Trophy The American Legion. department of Florida, for the second consecutive year, won the Henry D. Lindsley ' membership trophy awarded annually to the depnrtnwnt of the Legion attaining the highest prrcentage of membership over lb preeedlug ~·ear's I • membership by ~Iureh. I•'lorldu's perrentage wus 89.1:!, less than 1 pPr ,I f'ent ahead of Delaware with 83.30. J, 0j; NPhra~ka, one of the large depart:. I ments of the Legion, finished third with a perN>ntn~e of 8.1.34. Commenting on the contest, Frank . Samuel, director of member. hlp and : I organization at nutional hradquarters, i '''lgllt Baake, Jnnlor In the college 1 said: "In many ways the Hl2 5 rnem· .. j of liberal art a of Northwestern unl· I ! vcrslty, Evanston, Ill., who won the her~h!p race was the grente~t yet ! national intercollegiate contest In Los '.rwenty dPpartment:< ea<'h had on · March 1 50 pl'r cent or more of their j Angeles, Cal., and a first prize ot 1924 membership puld up fnr lfl:.!:i. 1 $2,000 and lnternnt!onat fame as the The membership situation hn~ neYer . ! E>tudent In American universities who been better anrl in great mea><ure this I ., "ilest presented the cause of the FedThis fine group of sculpture, "The American War Mother and Her Sons," Is due to the acth•ltle.s :>! Ilnllsley ! Miss Edythe I• IJnn. II ho will be ".Miss San Francisco," and :\il.ss Sibyl eral Collltltutlon. Banke halls :trom 1a to be erected. in Philadelphia by the Phlladelphla chapter, American Wat trophy aspirants." i Grimes, who wlll be "MI'<s Berkeley," representing these Calltornla cltl~ 1n, Onawa, Iowa, llDd 1s twenty-two years Mothers. It Is by Harry Lewis Raul of Easton, Pa. 1 Ule bcquty pageant at Atlantic City. I old. .. .. ,I .• I Mrs.~ Harry Lee Itust o! the Wake- Gild National Memorial association the gavel wl!ich she presented to dent Coolidge. It 1s made of and silver trom Wakellel(l, the birthplace of George Waah· n.