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' J Tnr ptph rorTv news, Randolph, utah GOTHAM 4al Lcibser niTrll IL' Colombian Fighting Jungles and animals. He described Lorimer as thin, and hard, wearing a scraggly beard. He recently recovered from an attack of malaria, which affected his eyes. He may be forced to return to the United States soon to have his eyes treated. The engineers under him say that doctors have informed him that blindness may follow swiftly if neglect goes on, but the former politician is loathe to. leave the hardships. I dont have some of the things to CHICAGO. William Lorimer, half-I-d which I became accustomed in the nd and sixty-on- e years old, is United States, he said. I have, how- fitihin g the perils of jungle wilderness ever, other things that are worth in Colombia, South America, to recoup while. ' his losses in the crash of the La Salle This country needs American capSlieet Trust & Savings bank and to ital to build railroads and other immi he the restitution to depositors he provements. Those Americans wTho solemnly promised. lend a hand in this great work of delie was encountered in wilds where velopment will not only be the beneis htiimm progress carved with factors of this people but will also machetes and where privation, dan- find financial returns of which they ger add hard work make up the have no idea at this time. I am here everjday routine. He is representing to carry on until the task is finished. a s ndiente of Americans, and with a Among the Chicagoans in the synstuff of engineers is surveying the pos-si- h dicate are William H. Finley, Samuel lities of establishing railroads Insuli and Boetius H. Sullivan. An indication that the death of Mrs. through the jungles, said to be the Lorimer three years ago has had a greatest need of the republic. A correspondent who came upon seiious effect on the former Chicagoan the former senator from Illinois and was seen in his references to the peace national political figure, told of the of the jungles. This is a place where one can dangeis of blazing trails through the foiests, climbing mountains, crossing think, reflect and even have solace for l rapids and fighting malaria ids sorrows and memories, he said. man-eatin- g Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder? ARBOR, MICH, Miss Vera Stock, daughter of Frederick A. Stock, conductor of the Chicago Symphony orchestra, has been whisked away to Europe by her parents in the A NN 11010 that, amid the influences of the musical circles of Germany and Austria, si e may be led to forget a schoolboy romance at Ann Arbor. In 1580 -- '.."ter peisistently refusing to anno ,t,ce their daughters engagement to Rfopli L. Hoy, a youthful lumberman of Biainardsville, N. Y., Mr. and Mrs. St"u; have suddenly taken her upon an extended European tour. -o iety find Miss Stocks sorority mystified over the objections ! hoi parents to the match. These v ol ,ei n ms, it is said, developed following the May festival at Ai a Art or, during which Mr. Stock dire 'edi lie orchestra. The romance is said to have begun o'-'- i a year ago. Mr. Hoy was gradual-oil from the University of Michigan in liiJl. At that time Miss Stock was a ii soman. It was not known that Mr. and Mrs. S' i i el used to announce the engage-Mil until Miss Vera herself od it at an Alpha Plii sorority sud-ioi.l- I n nn-no.- in Lincolnshire, England. At 16 be raq away from school and served a year or so as af soldier In Francs and the Netherlands. Finding he knew nothing of the art of war he went home and studied and planned campaigns for several' months. house party in Ann Arbor. It was published in the newspapers there the following day. According to Miss Stocks friends, they voiced no disapproval at that time, and it was expected that upon tlieir return to Chicago they would make announcement of the engagement. But no such announcement was made and no reason given why they refused to make it. Miss Stock then confided to her school chums at Ann Arbor that her ' DICKINSON SHERMAN upon a time, more than 800 was engaged In years ago, By JOHN NCE Ma-to-a- jXcccie J) Goes Back to Constantinople YORK. Little SIranoosche Juluinian is on her way to Constantinople, a puzzled and frightened victim ot the vagaries of the immigrate n laws. The girls pareuts, Mannik .iilunih,!i and his wife, Marucek, are In Dorelie.xter, Mass., in the care of a s ai who1 fought under the Stars and Stripes in the World wjfr. The same law which admitted them excluded ;w that the board was without legal justification to find the place of birth to have been Constantinople. Under this finding and in view of the fact that the quota allowed under the immigration laws to Turkey had already been exceeded, her admission was properly refused." By due process of iaw, therefore, little Sirunoosehe, the thud relator, a Turk by birth and by law, was carried screaming and kicking, weeping, aboard the Mpgali Ilellas, a steamship bound for Constantinople, while her equally tearful parents, the first and second relators, who were born in Armenia. prepared for the journey to Dor( hester. Since February 8, SIranoosche and her paients have been detained at Ellis island. The little g'rl became a favorite there and for her it was the happiest period of her brief exist enee. Everyone at Ellis island knew little Noosie, tire smiling, black-eye- d girl who imd been horn while her parents weie refugees in Constantinople awaiting an opportunity to sail for America, where a warm welcome awaited them at the home of their er. As to the third relator, SIranoosche (iiilumian," said Judge Mack of the tnited States District court, who upheld the writ of habeas corpus on which Mannik and Marucek Guluumin were released from Ellis island, inasmuch as the evidence was conflicting to place of birth, I cannot hold son. 1 br And Mackinac Again Is Automsfoileless mich. Mackinac fill island, are supreme on this coded isle, hut it was a bitter fight befoie the ft isoline rebellion, which raged for several days, was crushed. Frpin the days w hen old 1optiac sat on (he Fort hill and planned a coup for I in redskin followers which would from 'rest the Great Lakes regionautomo-1 tins encroaching white man no ,ie has been allowed to run on the island. From the stand of the safety first expr units there was logic in the custom The island Js a scant ten miles ki circumference, and many of the roads zigzag up rteep cliffs. The Is of a j uiilliful- summer population c!i s . thut would operate many speedy Were automobiles permitted m iKu-sthere might be numerous accidents. Also, the villagers hold the island degovernment firmly in their grasp, cotsummer the spite all assaults by tagers, and one of their chief forms of i cvenue is driving the summer visitors around the island, in surreys and liuck bonds at $5 an hour. So whenever a steamship came in at the wharf w ill an automobile aboard a committee of volunteers assembled at the (2,U ; And. due to tlieir untiring vigi w lance, no automobile ever was landed. But a contractor started paving some of the island roads, including Main street. One morning Main street woke up to find two enormous motortrucks snorting through town. Most of the Mackinac horses had never seen an automobile before, and there were a dozen runaways before noon. The villagers assembled on the square In the shadow of old Pere Marquettes stntue. The town constable was summoned and was told to get the trucks off Muckinac. Both machines were shoved aboard a ferry and started across the straps to a chorus of cheers. fio Mackinac's gasoline rebellion Was downed and the horse Is supreme on. ' the island again. ' , spoil. In his fighting against the Turk he won honoij thirteen years before the coming of the Pilgrim Fathers, made the first permanent English colony in the Western world. A distinguished company journeyed to the historic spot on the occasion of the unveiling. It included the donors of the statue ; the officers and members of the Pocahontas Memorial association, of whom a large number were from Washington; the officers and members of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; lineal descendants of the Intrepid Indian princess, and many notables from distant parts of the who, parents disapproved. Although she was a member of the elass of 1924, Miss Stock did not attend college during the term just expired. She told friends she had announced her own engagement in defiance of her parents wishes. I the pleasing sport of turning hand springs in front of her father's hut in thut part of the present United States which our forefathers named Virginia after Elizabeth of England, She was ten or the Virgin Queen. eleven jeais old and her father, was head chief of the Algonquian Indian tribes of the rea runner, came at gion. full speed tiuough the forest with a message for the chief. He turned the corner of the hut Just ns the little daughter of the chief turned one of her fastest hand springs. The girl's fi.ving feet stfAck the runner iij the chest, caught him off bnlano and knocked lilin over. A greet shout of laughte. ent up froiq the Indians. But the chief was not pleased, lie called his little daughter to him and said sharply: This Is not niiiideng play, will you never cease to lie a (tom boy) ? Yes; this was Powhatan speaking to Pocahon-n- s awu.v back in 1007, the year of the first pertinent English settlement now Within the limits f the United Stares of America Jamestown, Va. Evidently the chief's daughter did get over be-l- g a tom boy, for she saved Capt. John Smith When no enfrom the executioners stone club treaty could prevail she got ids head in her arms and laid her own upon his to save him from-- ' death," And the old record gives account of her noble conduct when her father with the utmost of his ' policle and power sought to surprise nnd massacre all the whites. During the time of two or three years she, next under God, was still the Instrument to preserve this colonle from death, famine and utter confusion, which if In those times had been once dissolved, Virginia might have Inin as It was at our first arrival!. It Is not too much to say that, with the exception of Isabella of Castile, uo woman has so greatly influenced the destinies of the western hemisphere as the gentle, humane daughter of Powhntaa, says Miss Ella Lorraine Dorsey, presl- dent of the Pocahontas Meiiloriul association. The great Spanish queen gave her jewels that the continents across the ocean might be redeemed for4 Christianity. Pocahontas, from her sylvan kingdom, gave the Jewel of her friendship that the adventurers might live. Had she not so acted, all the flve heroic efforts of Raleigh would have been void, the blood, the treasure, the hoe, the courage, the high heurt and faith of those dazzling men who were his companions would have passed like the smoke of a dead camp fire aud left only the name of a lost colony. And yet. strangely enough, the high brow historians seem to huve decided that the saving of a fuiry story. Of course (apt. John Smith wasPocahontas never lived. Yet , hey didnt dare say bcahontus, though every school loy knows her unne, for a long time has been not much more ban a tradition and her story a poetic legend. ,Wgll, anyway, today you can see Pocuhmitu In bronze and a mighty presentable Pocuhoinas site is too. William Ordway Partridge made tier ft stand on Jamescounterfeit presentment, town Island, within sight' of the landing place of Capt. John Smith and his country. All wore the gay green and yellow ribbon on which, In gold letters, was commemorated the corn which Pocahontas brought to the starving settlers and the tobacco which was their currency. Dr. Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler, president of William and Mary College, was chairman of the ceremonjes and the student body acted as nshers. That Pocahontas is no myth was attested by a group of children on each side of the statue, lineal descendants of the Indian princess, 1 the Misses Elizabeth Epes Fickllng and Caroline - Banister Baker of Washington, Harriet Nichols Garret and 'Aurelia Huger Terry of Virginia, Masters Richard Minor Ely, Nathaniel Coleman Brydeig Frank Robertson Blackford and J. Stan-ar- d and Lloyd Archer, Jr. Pocahontas, according to unquestioned history, was taken as a hostage to Jamestown in 1613, and baptized, receiving the name Rebecca. In 1614 she married John Rolfe. She went to England In 1616 and w as made much of by the court After a short stay she prepared to return and died of consumption just before the sniling date. She left one son, Thomas Rolfe, from whom a number of F. F. Vs claim descent. These include some of the Randolphs, Murrays, Guys, Whittles. Elbrldges and Bollings Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, born Bolling. Is a descendant. Sc Pocahontas has come into her own at last And 'the Pocahontas Memorial association purposes (o Increase her fame in the land. The association was formed In Washington In 1905 and incorporated In 1906, with the pledge of commemorating the life and heroic deeds of the In- -, dlan princess by the erection of memorials such as was unveiled on Jamestown Island. The society will continue Its woffle in historic research and publish documents bearing on the Jamestown colony and the Indian wars of the era. There are about three thousand members In this national organization and branches governed by regents are established in nearly ail the states and Insular possessions. In emulation of the work of the Pocahonras association the Smithes are getting ready to cjto something for the memory of their ancestor who should be more fumous in America than lie la. . Its time they did. There are but three reminders of him In this country: one In the congressional library at Washington ; one In a church in Smith-fielVa and Smith Island in Chesapeake Bay. The Captain John Smith Memorial association, with headquarters In Norfolk, Va.. Is ahout to open a ciunpa,i to rehabilitate the memory of the For to him, juivior of the Jamestown colony. quite as much as to Pocahontas, t&e Jamestown It la colony owed Its escape from extinction. proposed to bring Ids remains to the United States and to entomb them in the old lighthouse at Cape Henry, built in 1789, near which the first English settlers landed. Near by they pro? pose to erect an imposing monuineut. Cupt. John Smith was buried In the obscure parish ehim-- of Si. Sepulchre, London, and nothnone murks the spot. ing inn a coMiiiioiiplai-The Biitish government Ims been approached on the subject hi transferring the remains.. Capt. John Smith was an adventurer 'if before he came to Virginia, lie WM n , Then he started 'for Transylvania, where the Christians were fighting the Turks. On the way his shipmates thought him a Jonah and threw) him into the sea. Smith fouud his way to an-- i other ship, engaged In a fight with a rich Venetian) argosy, captured it, and was rewarded with a rlch purse containing $12,000 in gold as his part of th i and fame and a coat of arms and his title of cap-tai- n. Before Ober Llmbach, In Transylvania, hq devised a strategem of lights which enabled the Christians to annihilate half of the infidel army. At another time he killed and cut off the heads of! three Turks in lists held before the opposing armies. Finally he was left for dead upon the field of battle. Sold as a slave by the Turks, he was sent toi Constantinople, thence he was sent to Russia. There he was worked in a chain gang. One day while threshing wheat he was exasperated by the overseer, whereupon he beat out his brains with . a flail and escaped. So at 27 we find Smith starting oat for Virginia; In 1607. It was the great adventure of his Uf8 which gave, him lnmortal fame. He was not! the leader of the colonists. He was merely onq of the Important men In the party. The year before the king, James I, had granted a charter to the , Virginia company for the purpose of establishing trading colonies In America. The charter ran to London and Plymouth merchants who divided Into two . It was the London company which made the Jamestown settlement. There were great dlfficul--i ties from the start. The colonists were poorly selected there were forty-eiggentlemen t The site selected was malarial. four carpenters. The colonists had no stomach for work, preferring to search for gold. The Industrial sys--j tern, under which all labored for 'a common Btore, did not encourage thrift. The government was) cumbersome and the kings appointees were incotn-- 1 ' petent. Smith became Involved in a serious difficulty before the voyage was finished and actually! Innded in chains. Edward Marla Wingfield had! charged him with mutiny. The opening of sealed Instructions showed Smith' to be one of the council and he was released. .Later he was given charge of the supplies.. In December, 1607, he was captured and saved by Pocahontas. He was tried for the loss of two of his men. sentenced to death) and only saved by the arrival of the First Supply from England. Soon after he was elected presl- -' dent of tho council. During the winter of 16084 09 the colony nearly lost 60 out of 120 and nearly Smith saved it by perished from starvation. getting corn from the Indians. Smith sailed for England In 1609 for treatment) of a severe powder burn. He never returned to the colony. He traveled in England, preaching In 1614 he exi the colonization of America. piored the coast of New England tn the Interest! of private adventurers, made a good mp of It and gave It Its name. He published a m&nber of books ahout his experiences In America and else-- i where from 1608 to 1631, the year of his death. Capt. John 8mlth'a claim to fame rests upon the fact that It was he who kept the Jamestown; colony together for two years. He was the onq capable man among misfits. He drilled the soldiers. He compelled labor "He who will not! work will not eat" was hts dictum. He repaired the fort, traded with the Indians, kept their1 friendship under difficulties and made daring voy-- i ages of discovery. He actually succeeded tn gtyJ Ing the colony the character of permanency, company had i Because he did this, the London the courage to keep on. A new charter was secured and Increased efforts made. Success finally crowned these efforts. There followed the Pilgrims and the Puritans and English settlement of the Atlantic seaboard was assured. With the name and fame of "Pocahontas, therefore, Is Joined the name and fame of Capt. John Smith. She saved him and she helped him sav . the Jamestown colony. Pocahontas In bronze at Jamestown should bo joined by Capt. John Smith In bronze." '