|Paper||Midvale Journal Sentinel|
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|Paper||Midvale Journal Sentinel|
THEJORDANJOURNAL,MIDVALE,UTAH Cape Cod Town Had to Dispose of These Blackfish Artificial Lake Will Engulf Th!s Village THE .&.&.il.DICAN L[GION CCopy tor Thto Departm•nt Supplied by tbo A mPrlcan L~gton Newe .Service) CAREER OF BOOTH, UTAH'S COMMANDER One hundred huge blockfish were stranded on the beach at gast Brewster, C11pe Cod, and the disposal of their carcasses presented a problem for the town officials. The blackfish weighed from a quarter of a ton to three tom1. They are a small variety of whale. .~--------------------------------~~-----------------------------------------------------------J Coolidges See the Constitution at Charlestown To his tong and successful work In the. American Legion, .John E. Booth, commander of the department of Utah, hus brought the energy, ability and determined effort which has made his buslnes cat·eer as 11 self-made man an outstanding success. He Is a stal·,. art supporter of the principles of the Legion and has time and again proved · d <l t th e serv 1ce hi mse It a t rue f rwn man. As a boy he worked on the farms and as water boy when the first city water works was Installed In his home town of Spanish Fork. He helped to 1 ' I ~:~ ti.~~r~~st ,;~~entrh;ict~~·:;~ ~h~th~ Mr. Kellogg and Belgium's Debt Commissioners saved f1·om his work he attended the grammar schools. By working In a tlrug store after school hours he mndt. his way through high school. He graduated in pharmacy at the University or CalifoJ·uia, went into the drug businPss, and is today owner of one of the finest drug stores In the state. l\Ir. Booth married Miss Beatrice J. ~IcKell In 1917. Mrs. Booth came from a family ot pioneers. \Vhen her hns· band \YI'nt Into the service she ran the drug store herself. Commander Booth first served as a private in the Infantry. He was trans· ferred to the field artillery and thP.n was made a medical sergeant. lie was discharg-ed January 21, 19HJ. Before a post of the Legion was organized al Spanish Fork, Mr. Booth took the lnltlatlve In seeing that vet· Fir~t meeting of the members of the Belgian debt commission with Secretary of State Kellogg. Left to right: M. Felicien Cattier, Baron De Cartier De ~Iarchienne, Mr. Kellogg and former Premier Theunis. President and 1\frs. Coolldge, together with Secretary Hoover and others, went to the Charlestown navy yard and • visited the historic old frigate Constitution. The lllustration shows the :\lay flower, the Presidenlial yacht, coming In .as the sailors on the frigate, In the foreground, give the salute. HE MUST STAND TRIAL . . The _ little village . of Gllboa, N. Y., <'nce a prosperous farming center, soon wlll be the bottom of an artificial Inke 150 feet deep, tin• miles long, and holding 22,000,000,000 gallons of water for the supply of New York City. The town datps from 1760. The waters of Schoharie creek, blocked by an enormous dam, w1ll be carried from this artificial lake through eighteen miles of tunnel to fe~>d the Ashokan reservoir, This view of Gilboa Is from the top of tile dam. ------------------------------------------------- Will Be Largest of Its Kind NEW QUETZAL COINS Memorial to Nordica Under Way John I. Booth. Rodney Bathurst Birch, self-styled English earl of Dunbar, and flyer in the Royal Aviation corps, son of Reglnald Birch of 118 East Eighteenth street, New York, must stand trial ~n the indictment obtained by his wife -on th charge of abandonment, despite the fact that she tried vainly a!terward•to have the charges dismissed. TO WED COLUMNIST erans were given military funerals. He collected money for floral pieces and horowed guns to fire a military salute. On March 7, 1922, he was one of the leaders In a meeting of service men in Spanish Fork at which a post was or· ganized. For three terms he served the post as its commander. It has carried on a highly successful program of activities and has won a place for it· self as one of the liveliest and best In Utah. Mr. Booth has been a delegate to rte partment and national conventions. He was elected national e_xecutive commit· teeman for 1()22-1923. He was instrumental in organizing the first county council of the Legion In the state. Un· der his direction the first Legion play· ground in · Utah was built at Spanish Fork in the spring of 1923. Through l\Ir. Booth's efforts Spanish l"ork was chosen as the department convention city for 1924. He was general chairman tor the convention. At the closing session of the convention he was elected department commander In recognition of his work In making the conclave a success. He was chair· man of the Utah delegation to the St. Paul national convention and Is now a memher of the national Americanism commission, appointed for a three-year term expiring In 1927. ; I i ' , 1 Otto H. Kahn, breaking the first spadeful of ground for the Liilian Nordica Memorial dormitory which Is the second of the group of the American Institute of Operatic Arts at Stony Point on the lludson, New York. Youssoupoff Treasures Seized The Guatemalan goYernment has just received the first shipment of quetzals, the national coin comparable Architect's drawing" of the office building which Is to be erected on to the American dollar, from the deLexiugton avenue north of Forty-third street, New York city, and which wlll sign made by an American artist, Vv. he lhP largest structure of Its kind In the world. It will be thirty stories Clark Noble of Washington. The cenIn height. tral motU of the design Is the quetzal, Guatemala's national bird, a beautiful, long-talled. brilliant b!t•d which never lives In captivity. --4'f!"!"'· I . . ~~ .......... Not So Bad, Says This Midshipman SHE IS TEST GIRL Can-Picknng Contest Anrl now they have discovered a new champion. This time the dlstlnc· tlon goes to Noah Bennett of Belle Plaine, Iowa, "c!lampion can-picker· up," who \\on tlrst rrize In a can-pick· fng contest held at Bene Plaine under I the ouspicl's of the American Legion / there in connection with clenn-up week. Nonh's gE'nius In exposing the slinking can wus positively uncanny: canrlidly, he rounded up 5,33·! cans bel t\\ een one and six o'clock on a Satur· i day afternoon. Local merchants do· nated prizes fvr the contest. A hundred tllousantl old cans were picked up hy school boys during the att'!rnoon. • I School Medal Award Miss Eva Barczay, a society beauty ~f Budapest, Hungary, Is engaged to Ja) Kautrman, one ot the most popular newspaper column conductol'1! of New York. The weddlni wlll take place Oetober 4 1D Budapest. Encouragement ancl reward to the girlhood of the nation who strive for the qualities of scholarship, honor, service, courage, 1e:1dership and Ameri· caniRm is being offered by the Amerl· can Legion Auxiliary through its na· tiona! school medal award for school· girts. The school medal award plan I was recently adopted as a part of their national Americanism program. The So,·let ofll.clals are pictured here examining and appralsiJlg the famous 1 plan Is to award a medal to one ctrl Youssoupotr trea&Un!e, which were buried In the royal valact following the who leads In the above qualities ID collapse of the last Rusalan reetme. These iems are valv.ed at mllllona ot every eighth grade In every commullltJ dollara, and were found In a t&pltQ' sealed erypt. tlu'ouchou t the nation. I I I Barbara :\Ianners is one of the most photographed girls In Hollywood, but '• \1('1\'e liuud·•·<I mid~hipmen, making their annual eruise, are visiting you neyer see her picture on the Puget Sound and the cities thereon, and this picture of one of them whv screen. She worka opposite many oil wus captured a:~hore and rushed to a garden party In Seattle Indicates that the stars, but on}Jr tor mak•up teew they are having a rather pleasant time. Oil the sets.