The El Reno Daily Democrat (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 38, No. 158, Ed. 1 Monday, August 5, 1929 Page: 2 of 4
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THE EL RXNO DAILY DEMOCRAT
MONDAY, AWUST * INI
El Reno Daily Democrat!
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DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY
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Bloloijlcal research In the mattor of
the proper breeding of animals and
plants Is engaging the earnest atten-
tion of scientists of today.
Scotland Ynrd Is 100 years old this
A two-page manuscript of Edgar
Allan Poe recently sold s' auction for
Rudyard Kipling's rare hook “'The
Smith Administration,'' which sold
for $150 at an English auction of 1898,
was sold again In 192S for $14,000.
A good set of autograph signa-
tures of the Eisners of the Declara-
tion of Independence recently brought
$60,000 at an auction sale.
Timothy I’lckcrlng. the American
statesman who died 100 years ago, had
the unique distinction of holding three
Timothy Pickering, the Massachu-
setts statesman, quartermaster-gener-
al of the Revolutionary^ array, later
secretary of state, secretary of war
and postmaster-general, whose 184tli I
Mrthday will be observed this week,1
found himself so embarrassed by debt I
at one time that a subscription was '
taken up for him by Boston citizens
amounting to $25,000 to relieve him of
John Jaieb Astor, whose 166th birth- ‘
day falls this week, was born In Ger-
many, the son of a butcher and Inn-
By JOSEPH H BAIRD
United Press Aviation Editor
WASHINGTON, D. C.-(LP)—Eight
ing planes of the U. S. army air serv-
ice soon will be gunning for each oth- j
er. But thoir fire, accurate though the j
pilots will try to make it, isn't ex- |
pected to do any damage. Their ma-
chine guus will be cameras.
A new aerial camera, built exactly
like a machine gun. has been adopted
by tho air service for use in training
pilots In fire accuracy.
Maneuvering In fighting formation,
army planes will struggle for favor-
able poaitlon and open tiro with their
camera-guns. No bullets will issue, j
but pressure on the gun’s trigger will
open the camera lens, making a small
photograph of the spot where the
“onemy" plane was hit—If it was. Si-
multaneously, the hour, minute, and
second when the shut was fired will
be recorded on tho film, thus en-
abling the cam-
ants to determine
down tho other's
By use of these
army expects to
Improve the fir-
ing accuracy and
of its pilots.
A novel air raea la which the en-
tries all experienced crosstcounlry
fliers, will not be allowed to employ
flying apparatus using either fuel or
motors, will be staged In connection
with the 1929 national air races at
Cleveland, Ohio next month.
More than 2,500 contestants nave
been entered. They will fly from
Cleveland to Buffalo. The competitors
will be homing pigeons.
The coast-to coast "air train" serv-
ice Inaugurated by the Transconti-
nental Air Transport and the Penn-
sylvania and Banta Fe railroads car-
ried 103 passengers during Its first
week of operation, It was announced.
Seeking to stimulate private flying,
the Italian government has opened Its
official airport facilities to Individual
plane owners, both native and for-
eign. the commerce department here
The longest V. S. Air Mall route
was completed recently when the Pan-
American Airways extended Us line
down the west coast of South Amer-
ica from Mollendo, Peru to Santiago.
Chile. The route, now 3,900 miles
long, runs from Cristobal, C. 'i.
A new airport, five mile* tram Pen*
ama City, Is being planned by the Pan-
ama government, the commerce de-
partment has been advised. Costing
$70,000, tho Bite will front on the
ocean, providing a landing place for
to 1 seaplanes. In a territory of few air-
! ports, It should be a valuable haven
■■ „ , ' tor C. S. flyers going southward.
With establishment of the new link,
it was made possible to transmit a
letter from New York to Santiago in
eight days, as compared with 21 days
by boat. Postage from any point In
the United States cc3ts 70 cents per
The endurance flying record con-
tinues to go up and up and up. The
latest stopping point in the endurance
barometer's ascent was at the 246
hour mark. Loren W. Mendell, Lob
Angeles, and Roland B. Reinhart, Sa-
lem, Ore., flying the Angeleno, pushed
The air stations of the Royal Fly-
ing Force In Great Britain, by a re-
cent action of the government, have
been made available to commercial
planes for emergency use only.
The Colonial Flying Service recent-
ly increased its chain of schools by
affiliating with the L. and H. Aircraft
Corporation of Hartford, Conn., where
a school Is maintained. This will sup-
plement institutions already operated
by Colonial at Buffalo, Rochester and
Utica, N. Y.
latter trait is not accentuated too free-
ly, there are Indications that promise
a quiet, successful life, after some
storms of Illness or fate have passed
over. There is good luck promised in
Getting down to rometi.ing sensible
!n the way of endurance or speed con-
tort:-, there wne contacted in Berlin
the other day a contest to determine
I w'.iat woman in Genrany Is the most
practical. t\nt is to cay, the fastest
ccok In tho country. First honors tell
i to a Frau Geisskr of this city.
Contestants from every section of
Germany were lined up In the exhibi-
tion hall here where tho competition
was held. Before them was a row of
keeper. At the age of 16 he followed ^ ga8 gtoves, behind them were tables
the examples of his elder brothers
and left Germany to seek his fortune.
Lord Northcllffe, who had he lived
would have been 64 this week, at one
time controlled some forty English
publications and was said by many to
have had more power in England than
any other man.
The Salvation Army is 64 years old
Christian Scientists '.ho world over .....
observed the 108th anniversary of the I *or f*)6 ordinary morning
birth of Its founder, Mary Baker Ed-
dy, on Tuesday, July 16.
1604—John Eliot, apostle to tho In-
dians, New England divine, born in
England. Died at Roxbury, Mass.,
May 21, 1690.
1731—Thomas DuweB, Boston patriot
self-taught architect, one of the first
to practice in Amorica, born In Boston,
Mass. Died there, Jan. 2, 1809,
1749—Thomas Lynch, South Caro-
lina signer of the Declaration of Inde-
pendence, born In Prince George Par-
rish. S. C. Lost at sea in 1779.
1802—Edward K. Collins, who estab-
lished the firat line of steamships bo
tween tho United States and England,
born at Truro, Mass. Died In Now
York, Jan. 22. 1878.
1811—Ambrolse Thomas, French
composer of "Mlgnon" and other popu-
lar operas, boru at Metz. Died at
Paris, Feb 12, 1896.
1819—John Bldwell, noted Cullfor
n'a pioneer, born In Chatauqua Co.
N. Y. Died at Chico, Calif., April 4,
1850—Guy de Maupassant, French
novelist, one of tho greatest writers of
short stories, born. Dlod July 6. 1893.
which held the materials that were to
go Into the three meals they wor to
prepare. At a given signal they start-
ed cooking and worked fas and furi-
ously for more than an hour there-
after, while thousands of spectators
looked on. Speed was essential, but so
alco was the kuality of the cooking.
There was coffee for breakfast—
which is about all that is ever cooked
breakfast—then dinner, consisting of
rice soup, roast veal, potatoes, car-
rots and apricots, and this was fol-
lowed by afternoon coffee and a sim-
ple evening meal. The women who
could bring water for coffee or tea
quickest to a boll scored heavily in
the final count.
Incidentally, although many unmar-
ried women took part, the longer ex-
perience of the married women result-
ed in tlieir winning the first five
Hhge Electric Shovel
Takes 20 20 Tons at Bite
MARION, O.,—(IP)—An electric shov-
el, weighing 3,200,000 pounds and cap-
able of scooping up 20 tons of earth
ill one bite, will Boon be placed In op-
eration in the "open pit" coal fields
The shovel—the world’s largest ex-
cavator-required 18 months to piece
together and 60 freight cars for ship-
ment to Illinois.
The huge machine is almost twice
ns large as any now in use.
Engineers of the local concern
which constructed the herculean mon-
ster said a person could step from
the top of the "boom"—the highest
Part of the shovel—to the roof of au
It will be capable of moving a half
million cubic yards of earth lu a
1858—First telegraphic message re
ceivcd In New York from London by
the Atlantic telegraph.
1861—Flogging was abolished In the
Utitcu States army.
18b4—Battle of Mobile Bay—Admir-
al Farragut attacked the forts.
3S84—Frances Mulligan Hill, the
American woman who estuo’lshed suc-
cessful schools In Greece, died In
Allens at Mic age of 77.
1924—Turk!sh Darliament 4: rbsde
more than me wife to a man. except
lu 'unusual casss."
Robert W. Bliss, Ambassador to
Argentina, born lu St. Louis, 61 years
Blanche Bates, celebrated actress,
born at Portland, Oregon, 56 years
Richard AVashburn Child, author,
former ambassador, born at Worces-
ter, Mass., 48 years ago.
Clare A. Briggs, noted cartoonist and
comic artist, born at Reedsburg.
Wise., 54 years ago.
William S. Culberton, U. S. Ambas-
sador to Chile, born at Greensburg,
Pa„ 45 years ago.
Major General Malln Craig, U. S. A.,
born at St. Joseph, Mo., 54 years ago.
Hugh S. Johnson, soldier, lawyer ana
manufacturer, who originated the
plans for the selective draft In 1917,
born In Kansas, 47 years ago.
Conrad .‘ .ken, poot, critic and novel
1st, born !u Savannah, Oa., 40 yean
Here the nature Is warm-hearted
but shy; free-minded but too sensitive.
The character Is sensitive, steadfast
and rather independent, and If this
Someone who has u penchant for the
unusual has boen poking about Pom-
erania and has found a number ot
curiosities in that part of northern
Germany. Ono of them is a river that
contrary to commonly accepted know-
ledge, now and again runs uphill.
This is the Oder and it has a fall of
about 19 Inches In the last 34 miles
of Its course or only about six-tenths
of an inch per mile so that whenever
a strong north wind blows the current
Tho flora of the countryside con-
tributed three Items. On the Island of
Ruegen, near Gnrz, stands a pear tree
that Is said to bo more than 700 years
old. In Eastern Pomerania, near Diet-
ersdorf, there Is a juniper bush which
is all of 32 feet high and on the Bueh-
holde, not far from Stettin, is to be
found a beech tree 142 feot tall, the
lowest branch ot which Is all of 82
feet above the ground.
<Publlsh July 27 to Aug. 5. In.!.)
NOTICE TO BOND OUTERS
AND INVESTMENT BANkERS
July L'3, 1929
Notloa 1h hereby given that In purtui-
nnco to nn order of the Board of city
Commissioners, of the City of i:i Itcno,
Oklahoma, seal. <1 proposals will be re-
ceived at the office of the City Clerk of
said city until tho hour of 5 o'clock p. m.
of the fifth (oth) day of August, 1929. for
L*10 pun base of an issue of Improvement
*?')«* ^■ued to finance the construction
of Graveling District No. 1 In said city
the same being:
ROGERS STREET FROM THE
WEST LINE OF HOFF AVENUE TO
™E CENTER OF THE ALLEY BE-
TWEEN "N" AND "O" AVENUES-
FOSTER AVENUE FROM THE
fra bW £?ngir5fsts:
THt? r?TV ISrR^',IAN STREET. )..
homaCITY of el REN°. OKLA-
ofDMFTIO£ 0F ISSUB- The amuunt
Kooi!l ue approx.mate $13,271.04.
based upon the engineer’s Final Fati
mate of Cost, and this shall ho th,
u£?P,"hich bids shall be sub
nutted. Bidders arc informed that (hi,
amount may ho diminished In the event
% “"‘ual cost of the work I, less
Cost in?i Engineer's Final Estimate of
(hot;„?aid.H! y !,e /urther diminished by
the total amount of caph payments nn.de
noJhrt™rope«rtir °'vnurs within the thirtf
piy cashPerl°d a, OWtjd them >» which t‘
“HOME SWEET HOME”
T * ■ ' .
Open for Inspection
Afternoon and Evenings
,lf i® konds will boar interost at the rate
from date of Issue; and he callable in
heir numerical order, approxima “y one-
mitato 5eur' as ttsac“8r'ients accu-
,Jh° bunds are similar to other bonds o
this cluss issued In the State of Okla
honia under authority of Chapt. 173, S
L. O. 19-3, except that they are Issiipii
under the authority of the chirter
Ordinances of the City of El Reno Thu?
n°‘ » direct obligation of the City
J™ V&a'SPt'fT'Tn4- BONDS
purchaser,0 Om'cbty $ ««
proprlate, out of funds provided in th
current budget for this purpose, an
o™?VntF cash equal to 10% (ten per
cent) of the issue to lie used for the im-
mediate retirement of any bonds in their
contemplated order should any assess- .
,!.1e district become delinquent. I
The bonds are further guaranteed by
the fact that the interest rate on the
asessments *8 one percent (1 % \ in ex-
£*** °f ‘ntor***t rate on the
bonds, and which excess accumulates Ir
the Special Fund of this District until
ail bonds have been retired and which
wiil amount to approximately one and
one-half (1^) per cent .f the issue at the
end of the thre year period.
CONDITIONS: No bid will bo consid-
ered for less than par and accrued Inter
°®t* n°r for less than the ent’re amount
Race Course Is Mapped
For Schneider Air Epic
__ per cent (8%) of the total cos*
of the work included In the issue, fig
ured at the cash cost of such work, will
a , ... j *>e allowed the purchaser,
which the Schneider trophy race will , ah bids must be accompanied by
be flown September 0 and 7 has been ; certified check upon a solvent bank in
completely mapped out, the Royal Aero ; ,"fr ^oTthe md^the'che.-k
club announced today. It Is 4S miles i of tho successful iv.ldor to he retained
around and will be '-----* " “ “---**“ * ™ ~
LONDON. (IP)—The course over |
during the race.
In previous years the course was
triangular but this year It Is In the
shape of a rectanglo. Tills will en-
able the pilots to take the turns nt a
The course lies between the Isle of
Wight and tlie southern coast of king-
land. Spectators on either shore, as
well as those on ships, will be able to
see practically the entire race.
Great Britain won the last Schneider
trophy race at Venice In 1927 at a
•peed of 231.54 miles an hour. The
speed tills year is expected to ap-
proach 400 miles an hour.
It Is believed that more than 1,000,-
000 persons will see the race. Many
American tourists have Indicated an
'nterest In the event. Italy and
France are expected to send large del-
egations to back their entries.
All tho available sea space round
he course has been mapped out for
.acht, warship and passenger ship an-
horages. Vessels along the course
will have to “dress ship” for the
Parking space for 1,000 planes has
teen provided at Cowes and Hamble
terodromes. as many visitors are ex-
pected to come by air Languago dif-
ficulties will be Ironed out by a crops
cry of the bonds, anil to bo forfeited to
and become the property of tho City of
El Reno, ns T(,nldated damages, in case
the bidder falls to accept and p:v for
the bonds upon delivery. This check
shall bo drawn to the order of (he City
of El Reno, and interest at the rate of s'x
(0) per cent per annum will be allow d
on same from tho date of award or sale,
to the date of the delivery of the Issue
to the successful bidder.
BIDS OPENED WHEN: Bids should he
marked "Proposals for purchase of Im-
provement Bonds. Graveling District No.
1. City of El Reno, Oklahoma". Bds
will he opened, and considered by the
Board of City Commissioners at the reg-
ular meeting of August 5, 1929. The city
reserves the right to reject any or ail
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Many Women--why not you?
Many women sensibly shift household drudgery to electrical ser-
vants, who work for a few cents a day.
Many women havo learned that electric refrigeration, electric
laundering, cleaning and cooking, can add hours of leisure to their
Many women put electricity to work and use the time saved to
rest, to play, to stay young and widen a circle of pleasant friends
Many women—why not YOU?
Our Merchandise Department or any stand-
ard dealer in electric appliances will gladly
explain how you can economically and con-
veniently completely electrify your home.
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company
el reno District
Courteous, Personal Attention
To Every Customer.
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