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I&apos;At;t.: I.IH R TIlE BOTIIELI. CITIZEN WI.:I)NI.:SD.%Y< lI:(.t:)II:t i' ,; i', , WhSH!NGTON NEWS INTEREST IbO Crle! Resume of Ha,'.,penings o, the Week Collected Iv- Our Readers Yakinla--A censu. burea sur- vey shows that Yakimu county aided 21st in 1930 among melon- producing counties of the nation, with 901 acres and a crop valued at $114,502. Metaline Falls--The $40,000 all steel and concrete bridge over Tree of Heaven Ancient Sixty-Nine Noted Persons Product of Mystic East in New York Hall of Fame The lliJanthus--4_;ldnese sunlaeh, Thl,re are 119 great Anlel'lcalls rep- ,r tree of heaven--is a heautiful i resented in tile lhtll of Fame at the creature when It Is loaded with'i New York university. They are: eeds and stand, like a blushing'George Washington, Abraham Lin- school girl, its feathery leaves sug-[coin, Daniel Webster, Benjamin resting tropics arid long dreams of{ Franklin, Ulysses S. (rant, John t;athay. It is the tree on which! Marshall, Thomas Jefferson, ltalph i the Chinese silkworm originally fed, i W. Emerson, Robert Fulton, tienry !notes a writer in the New York lW. Longfellow, Washington Irving,  VoridTelegram, and its SUllstancelJonathan Edwards, Sanulel F. B. I has been transformed lay these maglc Morse, David G. Farragut, Henry and sacri:icing creatures into dell- Clay, Ilarrlet Beecher Stowe, George eate fabrics that have wrapped the Peahody, Nathanlel Hawthorne world in elegance and htxury. The Peter Oooper, Ell Whitney, Roi)ert seeds--round dots In the center of Edward Lee. Horace Mann, Malty oldong wings shaped like the pro- Lyon, Jolm James Audubon, James poller blades of a motor boat or air- Kent, Henry Ward Beecher, Joseph plane---hehl one of the secrets of Story, John Adams, William E. Slate creek, eight miles north of St,(aline Fall.% on the Newport- Nel.on highway, has been opened to (ravel. Whitman -- Students of Whit- man college haw: created a novel situation by agreeing with the fac- ulty that it would be best to have only one day for Thanksgiving va- i cation tills )ear Clases will be held Friday and Saturday. VCaitsburg--An estate of about $186.40 was left by the late John 11. Minnick, a pioneer of the i Wai{.burg district. Most of the i ca(ale is bequeathed to a brother,! who will receive all the real pro- pcrty and half the personal pro- perty. Spokane--Growers of cabbage on l'leazant prairie and the foot- hills are completing the delivery of the last of 15 carloads of choice Spokane county dry-land cabbage i bought by Portland commission houses for Eastern markets. The lligbt wrapped up in their artistic shapes for untohl ages waiting for men to progress to the point of de- velopment where the prol)lem of flying could be solved. The tree, like many weeds, has lived long with mankind, being an ancient resident of tile mystic East, w',ere It must have known Ithnately the begin- nings of some of the oldest races. It Is most successful as a back-yard tree In dense cities, being often the first tree that millions of children herded In towns and cities, see. In the dense centers of population it shar starved back yards of tene- ments with their clothesline trees and is called by children "the stink- weed tree." Flowering In early sum mer, the staminate flowers are very evil-smelling. Barbering Youngest Art, Oldest of Professions Barbering is the oldest of the pro. fessions and the youngest of the cabb:te will be shipped from Port- arts, says a correspondent in the land by boats to New York. Modern Thinker. It has seen many Davenport-- Formal judgment vicissitudes. It was Indirectly con- ha been filed in the superior trolled by church and state long be- court at Davenport in the $100,-i fore It fell into the hands of the {10(I Jack McElroy will contest, more whimsical decree of fashion. MeEh'oy ,who died last year, left or conflicted in any way with the his e:late to nephews, nieces and laws of sanitation. brother.s-in-law. Other relatives, in'. It was an ancient craft before Ihe East, contested. The court de- union shops were thought of, and In eided in favor of the local rela- some Oriental countries the bar- lives ber still plies his trade by the road- side, or wherever It Is convenient Venatchee--At a special elec-! for his patrons to sit. tion to be held at Wenatchee soon, i Barbers were our frst surgeons. citizens will vote on an $800,000 ' first dentists and the first to make bond issue for construction of the a practical application of the scl. Icicle-Mount Stuart domestic wa- ence of oralogy. Combined with ter system. The total cost of the:these duties, the barber was also project is estimated at $1,100,000. a specialist In phlebotomy (the op- The state will be asked for a $30,- oration of blood-letting), and when 000 grant from relief funds and : under Henry VIII the Company of tile federal government for $270'" I Barbers was Incorporated with the 000.  Company of Sur,eons, the barbers Walls Walls--The commission- were still permitted to draw teeth era of Walla Walla county have "md let blood, wtlile the surgeons granted H. A. Reynolds and otll- were forbidden to do any "barbery." era permiszion to plan an election for the creation of a port district at Wallula, if adequate finances Siamese Twins Died in U. S. can be arranged. The port develop- The famous Siamese twins, Eng nlent is being urged as a part of and Cilang, were, as their names im the proposed Columbia river ira- ply, born in Siam, being Joined to provement, i one another by a band of flesh from chest to chest. Timy were early Chewelah -- H. G. Davenport, taken into the show business, being chairman of the Chewelah school put on disllhly in Euroile and Amer board, was exploring an aban- doned mine tunnel ne:,r here. A wall of the tunnel had caved in and,he found it necc:;:-:ary to stoop low to effect an entrance. Wheu he looked up, he found that a big lady bear lind laken squat- ter's rights there and was calmly looking at hinl. One 41are into the lady bcar's eyes vr: enough for Mr. Davenport, whose exit from tile tunnel was more hurried than graceful. ica. They finally settled in North Carolina, but were ruined financially by the Civil war. While residing in North Car.lind they married sisters. l.'ollowing tile war they again re- turned to exhihition, touring Eurol)e in 1S69. They finally returned to North ('arolina, where they died on .lanuary 17, ]$74, tim second dying two and a half hours after hls l)roth or. They had lived altogether 63 years. New Gas %%'('11 Bh, ws In "Short" Sale on 'Change Bellin':ham--Chamber of Corn .... Short" sale on the Stock Ex merce well No. 2 wa: spudded in eimnge involves the sale of any Be last Saturday north of here. It is ia tile I,'erndale district, within about 600 fegt of the No. 1 well which 1)few in a week ago today. $30,000 Allotted to County Kelso---Cowlitz county has been allotted $30,000 for six hand-labor road projects on ttm Pacific an(1 Ocoan L'each highways a. part of the federal government's civil works program, according to word from Olympia. l)andelions Color Courthouse Yard Davenport -- A nlaximum tem- perature of nearly 60 al)ove pre- vails here. Pioneers say it was the town's finest November weather. Ihlttercups are blooming in sev- eral parts of the county and the courtimuse lawn has gone back on th gold standard, with dandelions al,pearlng in abundance. Gulls Do All the Work .gentile--The crows seen] to be winning out in the big battle out along the Alkl Point beach, In west Seattle People living out tiff.re say the crows have all the belier of the ,:agulls. The gulls f'lJw tip CIIIIII ;it lhe WII|!F'S edge, i IHlilr into fh, !'ky with flit.HI and dl'O t) Itlotl till the: r,w'.'; below, to curity not actually owned by the in dividual making tire transa(.tion. The broker borrows the stock thai is to be sold and requires the same amount of margin that he would re quire on a lUlrchase, but not less than $10 a share, the minhnum mar gill acceptahle under Stock Ex change sales. The short seller belles to benefit hy a decline In price, and If the stock goes down makes the difference between the purchaslng level and the sales level. minus the commission charges and federal and state taxes. When the stock is bought back the operatlon Is known as "covering." Scotch, Scots, Scottish In the Untied States the adJec lives Scotch and Scottish are ordl. narily ased ahnost inter('hangeably. althou;h literary usage prefers the rornl Scottish. In Great Britain lhe modern teml,ll(.y Is to use Scott isll or Sects Instead of Scotch. the its! heing fay-red in lITeratnre when applied to tim naHon or Its Insti ;Hti,,ns oxcl,pl law, which Is klloWll ;is Scots ]:lw. It is eorre(.t, how- t,v,r, to spe'Jk ,f the literature of file Scots or (,l S('ollish literuture. Scotch Is nsoll of honnets, caps. collies, Ini.ls. terriers, thistle. IHc;,k lh,.m )I)' "=. {;:r the crows tweeds, or whisly, and other things Channing, Gilbert Charles Stuart Asa Gray, John Quincy Adams, James Russell Lowell, William T. Sherman, Charlotte Cushman, James Madison, John Greenleaf Whittier. William Gullen Bryant, George Bancroft, Andrew Jackson, John L. Motley, Marie Mitchell, Oliver Wen- dell Holmes, Edgar Allan I'oe. James Fenimore Cooper, Phillips Brooks, Emma Willard, Alexander Hamilton, Mark Hopkins, Francis Parkman, Louis Agassiz, Elias Howe, Joseph Henry, Rufus Choate. Daniel Boone, Frances E. Willard. Samuel L. Clemens, Roger Williams, James Buchanan Eads, William T. G. Morton, Patrick Henry, August Salnt-Gaudens, Alice Freeman Pal. met, Edwin Booth, John Paul Jones, James A. McNeil Whistler, James Monroe, Matthew Fontalne Maury. Walt Whitman. Smithsonian Institution Given by an Englishman The Smlthsonlan Institution Is lo- cated in Washington, D. C. The in- stitution is an adjunct of the gov- ernment, established by act of con- gress in 1846 to take advantage of terms of the will of James Smith- son, an Englishman, who left his en- tire estate to the United States to found an Institution bearing his name and intended for "the Increase and diffusion of knowledge among men." It is controlled by a board of re- gents who may accept gifts without action of congress, in furtherance of the purpose of the Institution. It has also acquired numerous of its collections. The board of regents consists of the Vice President of the United States, the chief Justice, three mem- bers of the senate, hree from the house and six private Individuals named by congress. The members, tinder the act accepting James Smithson's gift and creating the In- stitution, are the President of the United States, the Vice President, the chief Justice and the eablnet. Bell of the Lost Lutine The bell of the lost Lutlne--the ship that was once the pride of the Britisl navy, which went down off the island of Terscheling in the North sea on a night in October more than 100 years ago, with all hands save one, retrieved by Lloyd's, which attempted the salvaging oper- ation in 1857, hangs today at Lloyd's in Leadenhall street in London, and a clmlr and a table made from the rudder, which was brought up at the same time, stand in the room where tle directors meet. For years the bell has rnng to announce the arrival of a missing ship at some port, or the news that one more ship has been lost. Three strokes of the l.utine's bell are taken in nm. rine and legal circles to mean that uuderwriters mast settle, and money owing to the crews must be paid over to thetr heirs. Origin of Military Colors The origin of military coh)rs can be traced to the dim beginning of history, a fact which is confirmed by excavations In India bringing to ligilt evidence that there was a "'cult of the standard" over five thousand years ago. These primi- tive symbols were made of metal or wood. They are frequently men tioned In the Bible: "The children of Israel shall pitch every man by his own standard, with the ensigns of their fathers' house." It is not until Just prior to the Christian era that we find standards ffade of cloth, silk or damask. The stand ards of Julhts Caesar's army were made of metal, usually surmounted by at] eagle. in Many Languages The finest collection of printed scriptures In the world is contained in tbe library of the British and For elgn Bll)le society's headquarters in I l,ondon. These volumes are in 800 languages. Amongst them are soy oral volumes that are worth a great i deal of money, one being a complete collection of the IIigh Gernmn Bi l,,,,m,')l, h,  :htql bixalves be- The people are Scots or the Scottlmh hies printed before the thne of Lu l,, lh,, ,]t1 , +r, ..1i,t. down. people.--Literary Digest. , r l,er. Century Plant Used in Manufacture of Liquor The century Idant Ilelongs to an extremely useful family, the Am- aryllidaceae, thebest known species of which is the Agave Americana, sometimes called the American aloe, recalls the New York Times. The sap of a certain variety, when fermented, yields a beverage resem- bling cider, the Mexican pulque. By distillation It yields two Intoxicat- Ing liquors widely used in Mexico-- mescal and tequila. The leaves are used for feeding cattle; the fibers of the leaves (called pits, sisal hemp or henequen) are formed Into thread, cord and ropes. The leaves, roasted, were formerly used for food by the Indians. In the warmer parts of Europe the American aloe Is cultivated as an ob- Ject of considerable utility, Plants are set In rows as hedges or fences, especially In Spain, Portugal and Italy. In some parts the leaves are employed for scouring pewter, kitch- en utensils, and floors. The accepted notion that the agave does not bloom until it Is one hundred years old Is erroneous. Its flowering entirely depends on the rapidity of Its growth, In hot coun- trles It will flower In a few years. but In colder climates, the growth being slower. It Is longer In arriv- Ing at maturity. The stem of-the century plant, which bears the blossoms, rises from the center of the leaves and when the plant Is In a vigorous state It frequently exceeds the height of 20 feet. Spider as Webmaker Is Marvel for Measurement Althougi the most symmetrical web ever made by a spider Is not really perfect, according to hunnm standards, scientists marvel at the accuracy with which angles and dis lances are "nleusured." The spider starts her geometrical web with perimeter lines eommcting objects around it space large enough for her purl)ose, according to an observer In the National Geograllidc Magazine. From these lines she suspends a few threads which con verge at the center of the future web. Now begins the process o[ Fresh Beef Heart per lb.. ,JI5 Extra ,., ; tv,.ec.a... FRESH OYSTERS Half pts.. 15c. Pints . 25c. Quarts. 45c. Harry Given Market Personal Items :'='"' ed TueMlay from Sea(tie to tLe old :Martin hou.e north of to n. i The Bothell Fire l)epartment Dr. G. E. Ri-kett. attended tLe responded to an alarm Saturday at Seattl e District Dents! .iery in i Chelsea. . the Medb-al Dental Bui!din. Tte-- I Mrs. Lotta Sickles returned day evening. I r ( " iMonday morning after spenling i !the past six months in Vernon. A brand newrmstlr, n,ingt, tie [Michigan. Be(hell Bus Co. made it appear- Mr and Mrs Bill Ross are the ance in Botheil yesterday and t.,& iproud parents of a baby boy born several trips to, lay. It :at> .Jme iTuesday morning at the Allen )-cl(l pasenger and tt,e ii.v i a i Stiekney home. tlei..,er product, witi a Ken:vortl: power plant. The new bu join a Dr. and Mrs. G. E. Rieketts and fleet of first class bus tt,at aff,rd I i bllssShirleyRickettsspent Drunks- P,t! ell tat and freq:erl .__rvi,:e !glving day at tim imme of Mr. anti to Seattle. i Mrs. C. L. Seilings in Edmonds. ] I Mrs. S. G. Crawford and (laugh- iter, Barbara, are leaving Thur.,,day :morning for a two weeks st;,)" in Publi, Harket i Spokane for the 1)ene fit of Barba ra'> health. ! Mr. and Mrs. Geom. Essenb, r,, LINERS i land Miss Essenllurg spent Thanks- giving day in Tacoma wilh Mr.-. Rat: lc. per word per iue. Min- :Essenburg's sister, Mrs. Minnb. imum ch{hge 2:. i Zigler. I Mr. and Mrs. Rov Worlev enter- i tained Mr. and Mrs. Ross'Wor]ey and family, Mrs. Mima Ilannan. Tat)lets in hurl(lie,, y,,r 'i. ,i ,', : land Mr. Dick Ilannan for Timnks- him(lie,, for P-. Tie iiz,-h. spacing the radll. She attaches the end of a new Iiving dinner. radius at the center and runs along a spoke already laid down, spinning Mayor Spinney avers tbat the out the silk for a new one as she iCommercia] Club is long on pas- goes. When she reaches the perime- !ink resohttions following hearty ter line she takes afixed number of steps along It and attaches the new thread. This process Is repeated until all the desired radii are in place. If the foundation llnes should chance to form a wheel rim accu- rately elrcuhtr, the distance between spokes wouid be equal; but, since the perimeter is usually an lrregu lar quadrangle and never clrcular. the spacing varies somewhat. Godhead of the Earth Gee is the godhead of the earth and every science based t n Its struc- ture and mass relates thereto. Gee. desy Is the science of earth meas- urements, and it is this measure- ment which is the particular func- tion of the Survey. But such nice measurenmnts cannot I)e rel'lted solely to the earth. Astronomy nms! have a part. The Survey keeps ill the field, when Its appropriations al low, parties of surveyors who con stantly check and recheck their measurements and carry out the tri- angulation on which the system Is based. The entire country is cov- ered by a network of these triangu lations. In the Survey's (lflices at Washington, the experts are Inces santly golag over the field notes and making their Immense calculations which estahlIsh the slmpes and lev- els, the magnitude and the figure of the earth. Coat Lasts for 60 Years Chebalis---J. M. Jensen, local insurance man has an interesting exhibit in his office window. This is a woolen coat over 6O years old, which is Ina fine state of preserv- ation. The garment was brought to the United States from Den- mark in 1881 by Jen.s Jorgensen, grandfather of J. M. and W. F. Jensen. The wool in the coat was from sheep raised by Mr. Jorgen- sen, It was prepared at home and sent to a nearby mill, where it was woven into clottu Most Famous Midget Gen. Tom Thumb was a well known circus midget whose real name was Charles Heywood Strat- tmL He was born In Bridgeport. Conn., January 4, 1838, Joined the I'. T. Barnum shows In 1852 and married Lavinitt Warren, another mhlget, In 1863. General Thumb (lied July 15, 1883. Mrs. Thnml continued with the circus and a few yeurs later married Count Magri. an Itnllan ml(I,,'et. She died at the advanced age of seventy-eight years For Sale-- Weaned pi,, p)Jhe 411. 12-2, ibanqttets. The compliment seems For Sale--A mcern ix rc,.,:l to belong more to the caterer hou:-,e and une i,-,t. Citizen o:!,:e. than to the club. For Sale- A-r+.a_,,  ,.,h pa'.,d i:ii.- Mark Keeney and E. C. Bertoare way. Inquire 'itiz_rl ,:W.,:e. arranging for the Commercial Chill meeting Monday evening. A rrane- ments for a speaker are not vet Mr. Vivtor ('t,amh,-r- i,:" "'-:: :: The Citizen r,fll,.e f,,r "'v ti -k,-,- complete but the ticket sale ha. started As there will tie election of officers considerable interest at- !tacims to this meeling. i ] , Local fur farmers ;ire all at the Eagles' audilorium in Seattle to- day where he set.tin(1 dav of a three (lay exposition is in progress. Live fur llearing animals and a fashion show of furs are the chief to the /;othel l tieatre. }-'or }ellt--Orie and tv,,, r:.,::: (m:,- ill.-, light. aer alv] i_e;:, Y:r- niMe(l. Inqdre at (itizen,:Y,.-. F(,r ale ,:h.e.I,. i,::ht:::, ,'!.i."k.q-. )lr. M. {;,)3or. R. 1.. l; i.,-:L 1:2-,; attraclions. Many fur raiser S'r;ll) t,,,k- il,:d,- r., , r.!,:. "lv,,, have |aken a keen intereM in lhi,: >iz,-\> and t'r;,:,h,:nt , r : .... ,. :,-, IshOW as a meilnS to revive put,lie >l.vh.. 3'. ;,_rat :;t'- Ti_,= I;.'L, interest in their pr(Mu('ts. ('it iz-rl. WHAT FINER GIFT THAN RESTFUL SLEEP? A Simmons Beauty Rest Matress is the Gift that keeps o n Giving... NOW $42.50 Chase & Mohn Phone 182- BOTHELL