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Ethiopia New Game
. , Now Turn to Arm.
Pari. .-Franc--Europe's gang,
ten and International M""
who have found me ttelr "lldi
.. Kama InfA AmAFV
lea became a dead Industry, have
rfi..Mri . a uw racket in gun
running mro ,iuiui"- -
While tbe chancelleries are busy
trying to And a solution to the Quar
rel between Benito Muasollnl and
the emperor of Ethiopia. Balle Sel
assi I, gunrunnlng racketeers are
busy rushing Into .East Africa the
munltlona which may blase when
talking ceases. ' A t
With some 600,000 men to resist
the might of Italy, and the need
for airplanos, tanks and motorized
artillery, the ruler of Ethiopia has
sent emissaries to munition plants
of Europe to try te Obtain the equip
ment necessary to carry on war
against the white Invader of the
kingdom founded, according to le
gend, by Solomon and the queen of
Slieba. ; '
Secret Orders Placed.
Owing to the ban on export of
arms, the Ethiopians have not been
able to buy enough war, stocks, al
though the emissaries have onrerea
gold from their fabled mines. Some
secret orders have been passed and
ships, under sealed Instructions,
have sailed mysterlo-isly from sev
eral ports In Europe down througn
the Suez canal and the Bed sea.
Normally, they carry trinkets and
western goods for the emperor's
neonle. but In reality they have been
loaded to the Plimsoll line with pow
der and arms.
The gunrunnlng racketeers are
minnlementlns this traffic Mostly
Creeks. Germans. Armenians and
other individuals of no defined na
tlonality, they have spread their ac
tivity from the capitals of Europe
to the shores of the Red sea and the
Inland frontiers of the emperors
Their agents throughout the west
ern capitals are charged with the
mission of baying all available noes,
shot-nuns and revolvers and, If pos
sible, machine guns. These are then
shipped to tbe nearest port, where
bartering goes on with the captains
of vessels bound east of Suez.
Racketeers Charter Ships.
Tbe smugglers' agents offer big
rewards to sea captains who are
willing to use up available space in
loadine euns for the East African
war. As, however, the number of
vessels available on the regular
routes Is limited, the racketeers
have been chartering vessels or weir
own, Idle tramp steamers, . yachts
and sailing craft
Crammed fuU to the decks with
grenades and rifles and machine
guns; they steer for the Bed sea.
unload their cargoes and rush them
over the caravan routes by camel
and mule pack to the frontiers of
Here tbe Ethiopians, hungry for
the tuns which they need to defend
their soil, are ready with precious
gold-dust tied In cloth, which they
pay to tbe gun traders.
Throughout the vast desert wastes'
of Arabia and the lemen, where
Lawrence roused the tribes against
the Turks In the World war, the
gun traders today are searching the
land forgone" whlch'they can ship
across the stretch of water which
separates the Arabian state from
Arabian tribes, eager to : help
their Ethiopian neighbors against
the Invading Europeans, gladly con
tribute their sharp-shooting . rifles
to the cause,' especially when they
get well paid for their benevolence.
Mailbox'. Use Disputed '
by a Mouse and a Woman
Washington. Miss Frances tund-
qulst, of Brookfield,-Cona wrote
ber Uncle Sam an urgent note con
cerning the mutual disturbance of
herself and a long-eared field mouse.
Dear Uncle," . wrote Frances,
What shall I do" about It? A field
mouse with long ears end big eyes
bas made it nest In my mall box.
and every time I lift the top I dis
turb him and he disturbs me and
bowl I had to leave this postcard
on top.' t n
Tbe Post Office department said
It would refer Miss Lnndqnlst's ap
peal to the rural mall service, whlcn
Is expert In solving field mouse and
silled problems. I
Archer Kills Snake
With Bow and Arrow
Fresno, Calif. Spinners of
fanciful rattlesnake yarns often
wander farther from the truth
than fishermen, but Arthur H.
Shipley, deputy county superin
tendent of schools, vouches tor
this one: , .
Shipley spied a 3-foot snake
along tbe roadside : one day.
Anxious to get a set of rattles.
he searched for something with
which to kill the reptile. Clods
of dirt served only to enrage the
snake. -; ' r
Finally he thought of the bow
and arrow in the back of his
car. !:'". A'AfAf
With only three shots Shipley
pinned the rattler to the ground
in three different . place. '.
fourth arrow pierced the head
and killed the snake. Shipley
has s set of rattles as evidence.
f i.tr .1. Mrs. Betty Lejjui ,
profoss.-r at the British Institute
of lie:i .1 Science, has aught
her robot, "Algt," how to see,
read aloud and think.
; Mrs. Ley born bas brought Aid
to Montreal for a series of pub
lic demonstrations. isrj'.i. s
that .the' robot really thinks -before
It answers and can produce
the right- reply for the right
question. aa.A ;!ic." ,.; '
, Algl has. a mechanical nervous
system v Inside a nickel-plated
body which reacts to tbe vibra
tions of the human Voice and
controls the answers. The ro
bot's ears are concealed micro
phones. The eyes are photo-electric
cells ' which' actually can
- read a book and repeat the words
In the book audibly. Algl can
smoke a cigar and fire a pistol
whenever told to do so. ,
School Teacher Learns ' .
She's Recorded as a Boy
- St'Clalrsvllle, Oblo.-tBertha Off
ferdlnger, a school teacher, learned
that she had been officially recorded
as a male for the 86 years of her
life. Tbe discovery Was made when
she applied for a passport and was
surprised to find that she had been
listed as a' boy when tier birth rec
ord was submitted In 1899 without a
first name. An order of Probate
Judge Barry Albright was necessary
to correct the error, 1
jUR COIvIVC SnCilOH
Ere. is h the Lives cfl:::!:LIc:i
Spend $1,000 Month on Dionne Babies
Famous Quintuplets Finan
Callander, J Ont Through their
physician, Dr. Allan Boy Dafoe, the
Dionne quintuplets recently gave a
message to the world. They said:
"Thanks for all your help, and
we want you to know we are now
self supporting. We say this be
cause so many persons and organ
izations helped us when we were
not able to take care of ourselves.
Now we are making enough money
to meet all our needs and. allow ns
to save some. We thought you would
like to know." ' i -. ;.
Doctor Dafoe sat back In a deck
HE STIRRED ST. PAUL
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When Homer S. Cummlngs, United
statea attornev seneral, designated
St ! Paul as the . "poison jwot of
crime" Wallace Jamie, twenty-seven,
crime student walked Into St Paul'i
nubile safety building - and asitea
permission to hang .around as
sideline spectator' to watch a po
lice force In action. Jamie watched
and worked with the knowledge be
had obtained at the' University of
Chlcaso and Northwestern ohl ver-
slty crime schools, and brought Into
use a number of devices of his own
invention. Through: a monitor sys
tem he tapped, all telephone wires
In the public safety buiraing ana
rleeed on en instrument to record
conversations' of . police officials, In
side of lamps and telephones he
Inserted microphones connected to
his own office and recording ma
chine. ' He established a close link
between high officials of the police
department and the crime element
The greatest sbakeop m St faui
chair on' his 'front lawn and elab
orated on the Statement, .
The girl babies of.OUva and El-
sire Dionne- are - not nearly as
wealthy, as many 'persons believe.
They have $15,000 In bonds' , and
cash, and contracts now: In force
probably will bring ' them another
$50,000. In their 14 months of Ufa
the youngsters have spent a lot of
their own money. How much,' the
doctor declined to say.: :,, ., aa ;.A
ine Canadian Kea cross paia for
the nurses for a year and, with the
Ontario government helped out In
various ways. In the mst four
months the children have paid all
their own: expenses and expenses
of quintuplets are large.
No figures have ever been given
out, but salaries of the doctor and
nurses probably total $450 a month.
Other salaries, for an orderly, two
maids and two guards, take perhaps
$250 more. That -total of $700 does
not Include upkeep of the hospital.
which- must be large, as all the
staff, but : the doctor,- have their
meals there v Everything the ba
bies-eat and drink is. of the best
and their food blU Is large.
In addition there are many ex.
tras which 'all go to make $1,000
conservative estimate of the ba
bies', monthly expenditure, v '
One of their chief assets Is their
home, valued at $20,000. The small
Dafoe hospital that was opened a
year ago has. been 'enlarged to a
12-room 1 building with tbree baths.
The babies' $45,000 In bonds and
cash baa come from endorsements
of products they use milk, tomato
juice and the like and motion-pic
ture - and i newspaper . photograph
turbulent police history ensued, and
now1 he bas been named deputy
commissioner : of public safety by
H. E. warren, commissioner.
Blame Henpecked Mates
if Women Go Hysterical
Berlin. "If women go hysterical
their husbands are to blame in most
cases, and especially the henpecked
ones l'.ii'W'f ;'.".
i This Is the conclusion reached by
Dr. O. Glebm, psychiatrist : of
large ' sanitarium at Zepernlck In
the north of Berlin, as a result" of
an Investigation of cases of hysteri
cal women. .
' This kind of husband constitutes
the greatest danger for the hysteri
cal patients, be believes.
Naming Reno, Nov.' '
. Reno, Nev is named after Gen,
Jesse Lee Reno, 'a federal officer
In the Civil war. , .
Work Relief Job for the Imperial Valley
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One hundred four-horse teams are here busy on one section of the All-Amerlcsn canal whlcb will replace
.the main now serving California's Imperial valley. The new canal win have a width of 232 feet, a depth
-of 21 feet and will carry the water of the Colorado river 80 miles across the valley for Irrigation purposes.
Tbe men and teams shown In the photograph above have moved more than 1,000.000 yards of earth with
t'-eir Fresno scrapers.; ';'..- ' J.: .,;,. ,': -.,' '".A'.'...-,'. ,' '.. '".-A ,'..,'. ''- '...',',' -;. A'A,, .; ,:A'-
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with hard labor. ,
"Please, Jedge,1 Interrupted Mrs.
Tubbs from the rear of the, court
room, "will yo Bonah jes kinder
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away from: home, but, let dat. hard .;,
labor stand." , '
Wild O.U at Hia Aget '
Insurance Doctors-How ld was
your father when he died 11 .:
Applicant (determined to pass
one hundred and four. - w
Insurance Doctor--what did - ne
die of? ' ' 1 '' - '
Appllcant-r-Stralned his heart play ,
Ing football, , . t 1 ' r s
. - ' . Oat in Front "
'."ATe you a political leader?"
"How do I know?" asked Senator
Sorghum. "I'm out in front, but?
maybe I'm only being pushed from
behind by a stampeded ; ;
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HOURS AND IT W ASN i.ow ''A,
tooKiNS AT Vcug vjATcH BuT
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