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Digging for Gold m Stree00 * , : * . .... % i. :&lt; :::: %1 i i: i/:: )if: iiiii'iii:i :<: :ii: i!:'::i.i:::::::: i J b/'ly every tnhabitatlt of Miass, iberia, Is digging gold in tile streets wc:h, according to members of t,e  rei!ef admiaistratlon who have Just returned to this country, are full of holes. Photograph shows some  natives at work. Half of what they get goes to the government. Big Cargo of Supvlies for Stricken Japan Ilellef supplies assembled at Seattle to be shipped to Japan on the liner President Jackson. This shipment contains more than 30,000 sacks of flour and several hundred tons of shoes, canned vegetables, meats, fish, canned milk, clothing, tents and hardware. 00DENT IN WELLESLEY Preparing for Trip Around World * i Miss "Grace Ll, daughter of Ll Yuan. president of the Chinese re- mblle. is a student at Wellesley col- She slipped quletly into Welles- ll and rented a hall bedroom In a 8mall boarding house in a side street m Is Just twenty-cue years old, and tt, m accompanied by one companion, Harriet Chou, also twenty-one. are both taking two-year courses pelRleal economy. aUNIVERSAL MOTHER" "Photograph oI "The Heroic Unl- Mother Protecting Her Children Inculcating Peace," made by Mrs. Payor Whitney and set to Clarence (3. Calhoun. president , Woman's Universal alliance, it the statue on the the alliance will erect its forty-acre tract in Washington school for the fostering of child ,U nique Councilor. place of considerable r Ira- Argentina, presents to of edifying spectacle of who cannot address members or understand The member in que Au Arab by such short residence In Spani|h, been elected to 1he cry c(mncll by his admlring el- -eltlzet i Avoid Tle. L'venlng assemblages that do not re. qve people to go to he trouble of harnessing up tu their  rags are wm the largest. for 4he last five year" hufl Gloom- , one ran have more Hgbt beca ers in the same hlmselL J. P. Morgan's pleasure yacht Corsair In dry dock at New York gettha4 an overhauling and painting preparatory to Its trip around the world. Gathering Pollen for Hay Fever Discovery that a serum concocted from the pollen of certain plants would cure hay fever has resulted In a thriving new industry. The young man shown boys has i)laced glazed paper hags over ragveed plants. When the pollen is shed it Is collected carefully and the extract brings relief to sufferers, This special method of preparation has been developed at the hay fever clinic of the Woman's Welfare association In Washington MUCH IN LITTLE ome men are born fools, and mot at some time achieve folly. London's annual dish of meat is about 400,000 ton& Tibet, heretofore regarded as one of the most Isolated countries in the world, has now been connected by tel- egraph to India. Among the Eakimo wives are ob- tained by purchasing girls from their parents. The purchase-price is usually paid in skins and seal meat, though occasionally dogs may be tendered in payment. The more udderetanding the fewer words. A garrulous tongue entangles aU things. Prosperity Is a tronger trial Of vir- tue than adversity. The great man is he who does not lose his chlld'l heart. rhere Is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes It so. WhaleS measuring 106 feet In length have been caught In the Antaretle. obtained on the banks of of an Intoxicating us- Ignorance is always ready to pat Itself on the back. It Is almost as bad to say mean things as to do them. There's room at the top of the greased pole of success. Women's suffrage societies now ex. ISt in maz of the large cities In China. Sunflowers in the form of silage are said to be a geod food for dairy cows. The OhristAaa 19aster was originally a sort of thank,.4lving Service lasting eight days. Sixty years ago the women of Amer- lca were wearing $2,884,000 worth of wire In their hoop skirts. Take away the motive and you take away the sin. It is more noble to make yourm great than to be born so. The wise man knows he know nothingthe fool thinks he knows all, Wisdom in the man. patience in the wire, brings peace to the house. Take time for deLtberathanhasto spoils everything. The world IS a comedy to those who think, a tssgedy tp those who feel. An echo of Shipley church. Suex, England, will clearly repeat 21 vl- lables. Work Would Solve Reclamation Problem Royal Gossip That Interests - ASHINGTON. -- Formation of a fact-finding commi sion to investfgate the whole system of gc-er- ment nmthods tn reclaiming arid and semI-qrid lauds by Irrigation has been announced hy Dr. tlubert Work, secre- tary of the interior. Invitations were sent to seven citizens of natlona! rep- utation and prominence to serve as members of the commissi,m and con- duct an intensive study of the p'ob- lem wlHch Is characterized as one of "'national concern." This s in furth- erance of a policy instituted last April Secretary Work, in outlining the reclamation situation, declared, "It is generally reported that relatively few of the original settlers on projects now remain on them as water users." He also cites the fact that "one hundred and thlrty-four millions of governmen3 money have been eapended for recla- mation, and but fourteen millions have been returned, while slx millions are due and unpaid." Those asked to serve on the com- mission are: Jullus Barnes, president United States Chamber of Commerce; Oscar E. Bradfute, president Amerl- can Farm Breau federation; James R. Garfield, ex-secretary of the late- riot; Elwood Mead, engineer and am thor of works on irrigation and recla- mation, Berkeley, Calif.; Former Coy. Thomas . Campbell of Arizona; For- mer Gov. David W. Davis of Ichho, now commissioner of reclamation, and Dr. John A. Widtsoe, formerly presi- dent of the state university and agri- cultural college of Utah. The letter of invitation sent for- ward by Secretary Work follows, ha part : "TL,e exte:ons for payment both construction and maintenance charges hare been asked which, if granted, would multiply deferred an- nal payments, it is feared, beyond the ultimate ability of the settler to p',', entailing probable loss of his home and to the government the loss of the investment. "Reclamation has done much toward the development of the West, but it now clearly requires to be adapted to existing conditions, so that Its future success may be ahieved and the poS- sibility of home ownership be assured to settlers. Government Essay ENEWAL of Its annual safety contests, in which $6,500 will be given away in prizes, is an- nounced by the Highway Edu- cation board. Training children in habits of higi)way safety is the princi- pal task of the 1923 safety campaign, but through the children it is hoped that the princiiles of traffic regulation and safety education will be impressed upon everybody. Tim third annual safety campaign takes the form of two contests, one among elementary school pupils and another among elementary school teachers. Approximately five hundred state and national prizes are to be given for the best essays and lessons written. The prizes offered are the gifts of the National Automobile Chamber of Commerce, which Is de- sirons ofreducing the number of acci- dents and fa(alities due to traffic mis- haps. In the two previous years ap- proximately 400,000 pupils and 50,000 teachers have participated each au- tumn. Contest in Schools Tile subject of the essays which children are invited to write Is "Highway Safety Habits I Should Learn." Essays, as last year, are not to exceed five hundred words Ill length. Those eligible are pupils of the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades, who are not more than four- teen years of age. The contest opened with the beginning of school and will close December 4, 19.3. Teachers are requested to submit safety lessons on the subject "Train- ing Children In Habits of Safety on the Highways." The Ihnit suggested is between 1,000 and ,D words. All elementary school teachers in the eighth and lower grades are digible to submit lessons. I the teachers' contest the first national award is $500 and a trip to Wastflngton with all expenses paid. The second Is $300, the third is $1,200. The first national prize for pupils Is a gold watch and a trip to Washing- ton with all expenses paid. Japanese Government T "WILL require five years to lay the foundations of the new cities of Tokyo and i"okohama, end from ten to fifteen years to complete their construction, according to reli- able estlnmtes compiled in this city. An approximation of the Japanese losses places the figure at $2,000,000,- 000. Thls area is one of the most densely populated in Japan. support- lug I5,000,000 people, more than one- fourth the entire Inhabitants of Japan. A touellng expression of gratitude for the sympathy and assistance of the United States in the Japanese disaster was communicated by Count Yama- mote. premier of Japan, on behalf of the Japanese people to the American governmenL The message was trans- mitted to the State department by Masnao Hanihara, imperial ambassa- dor here. It reads iu part: 'At a time when Japan was making her best endeavors to follow the letter and spirit of the Versailles treaty and the VVashington treaties, which we be* lleve have laid the foundatien of world peace and will greatly promote human welfare, the emptier was visited by a mot appalilng disaster, in which all the elements combined. "In this hour of deep grief and any iety, felt alike by the emperor and all his subjects, the President of th Thanks America United States Issued a proclamation urging the American people to come to the aid of the stricken people of Japan and designating the American Red Cross to administer the relief work. Then the commander of the American Asiatic fleet lost no thne in dispatching the ships under his com- mand to the scene of the disaster and offered the serveW of the entire fleet. "The report of these spontaneous and prompt measures: taken by the President, the government and the people of the United States. is creat- ing a profound impression in the grateful hearts of suffering Japan. "With these facts ia mind. I desire to express in the name of the Japa- nese government their most heartfelt thanks to the American government and at the same time to convey to the President and people of the United States the deep sense of gratitude of my sovereign and of the entire nation of Japan for this noble manifestation of a sincere and generous sympathy. I am happy in believing that this pre- cious gift of the American sympathy in the hour of greatest trial for the Japanese nation cannvt but serve the peace of tile world, in drawing still ctose the bond of friendship an trust between the two eoerntrie" , The Win( of In the public Queen 3lary; tim beg pardon, I)rd vacation on his duke of York, with studying for Wales; busy with the care And now comes youngest son, just ling the Londoners to gossips have it that married. One set meat is shortly to Lady Alexandra the three daughters of elgn secretary. The other set s riage is being arranged George and Miss dauglter of General us Vanderbih of New Vanderbilts, who took in Park Lane for the maLulng in England indefinitely. Grace has been welcomed to And she is a great heiress, as well as a pretty ad clever girL prince have been much together. Lady Alexandra's mother, Lord Curzon's first wife, was Letter, daughter of Levy Z. Leiter. He was one of the princes" of Chicauo and a partner of Marshall Field in the daYS was Field, Leiter & Co. Lady Alexavdra is a niece of J ,sel h : astrous attempt to corner wheat vlll never be forgotten in Mrs. Vanderbilt Thrills Over Popular Indeed is the turf these days; I923 is probably the record year in American racing and now society women of wealth are entering the sport of kings. Mrs. Payne Whitney (Greentree stable) has developed a highly successful stable. Mrs. Ray- mond Baker, formerly Mrs. Affred G.'ynn Vanderbilt ; Mrs. Marshall Field; Mrs. H. Carnegie Phipps, and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt II are the latest to join the ranks of owners. Mrs. Vanderhilt (portrait herewith), who was Miss Virginia Fair, races under the name of the Fair stable. Her silks, which she personaUy se- lected, are black, salmon cross front and back, salmon sleeves and cap. She has two royally bred and ex- pensive yearlings In her barn, and Is In the market for both flat and cross- country racers. It was Mrs. Vanderbllt who at Saratoga paid Col. Phil Chinn $30,000 for the unbeaten Sarazen. a twg-year-oldchestnut and Rush Box, by Box. And at the fail Belmont park meeting MI kinds of thrills when her colors appeared for the first Walton of Oklahoma Much in Gov. John C. is much in the It was only a shOrt put Tulsa county He announced a homa of mob justice the persons floggings that first he named no veloped that the state and the Ku later Governor state under Then quested the pertinent to lahoma National enforcement of G. matiom WhereUP  declared that a ernor of a state that an insurrection ernment of the ter in which the t intervene." Governor Walton aL.=o attracted attention legal residence to Muskogee and announced his States sete. Uncle Sam to Make New Pape00 Money apprev The 00aces of ,he will U. S. Navy Gives Quick Aid at of the new eslgns for paper carry Portraits of welI known figures money, under consideration for m tmertean hlstory, mostly presl- more than a year, has been an- dents, a the best known faces have He who gt quickly gives besL notmced at the Treasury department and many brand new bills of distinc- tive type and marking soou will be In circulation. The new designs at first will affect only United States notes, sliver certifi- cates and federal reserve notes In de- nominations up to $100, with the ex- ception of the "unpopular" two dollar note, but it Is hoped later to extend the new deslgamounting almost to a program of standardizat!on--to na- tional bank notes and ultimately to the rare gold certificates. Working to make the Job of counter- felting less remunerative, treasury experts chose the method of standard- izlng designs, giving one denomination of all kinds of currency one distinc- tive design for face and back, so that those persons into whose possession the money comes may recognize in- stantly if alteration has been at- tempted. been chosen for the bills most treed. The one dollar bill for Instance, will have Vashington's portrait; the five. Lincoln. and the ten. Jackson. Cleve- land's likeness will appear on the twenty-dollar bltls while for the fifties and one hundreds, the portraits of General Grant and Benjamin Frank. lin, respectively, have been elected. The backs of the new bills will be of the same general character as the present gold notes, consisting of the conventional scroll .ork panel with lathe work border and not pictures and thus the design of any one denoml. nation will become well known, wheth- er it be a United States note. silver cfrSficate or federal reserve note. The whole design will be uniform. and the difficulty or "raising" bills to higher denominations. Chief Moran of the secret service believes, will be greatly increased. Crime Bill Is Three Billions a HE national crime hill Is more than $3,000,000,000 s year, ac- cording to estimates t;y the [ cus- toms house, the police, eredU associations, and othet authorities, made public by the National Surety company of New York The estimates were prepared at the request of the Institute of Economics at Washington. The greatest single item Is stock frauds, the annual loss from which is estimated at $1,000,000,000 by Seymour L. Cromwell president of the New York Stock exchange. Fraudulent bank/'uptcles were estimated by sec- retary regoe of the National Asso- ciation of Credit Men to inflict the mnnual losses of $400,000,000 on the Investing and speculating 6ubile. According to these figures, every man. woman and child In the United States ls robbed or cheated out of about $80 a year; or. putting It another wala, enough crime Is committed In the United States to earn an InCome of  a head to.every American. There has never been a time in the blo og the Year when crime has been so prevalenL according to William B. Joyce of the National Surety company. He point- ed otlt that the $3.000,000,000 lost through crime was a larger sum by $500,000,000 thau the total ,)f the court. try's annual imports. The present year promises to lead all others. The following, according to Joyce. are the principal economic causes foe financial crimes : Widespread disrespect for property rights and law caused partly by the World war. Envy, resentment, and bitterness, caused partly by ostentation of the wealthy class. Many salaries too close to the starvation line. Carelessness of employers In not In. veatigating the past records of new employees, In not auditing the ac- counts of their business with wdffi- dent frequency and thoroughness, and not keeping their office funds in prop. erly constructed modern safes. Desire for Iellt IgtOd CggghMg Rear Admiral E. A. Anderson. com- mander in chief of the United States fleet in Asiatic waters, was one of the first to func.n effectively after the earthquake. The lirst direct mes- sage from Yokohama came from him to the United States Navy depart- ment.; it reported the arrival of his flagship, the Huron, and gave infor- mation as to casualties. One of his first acts was to requisition supplies from Shanghai, ordering the first ob- tainable shipping board carrier to pro- ceed at once to Yokohama. Provisions nnd medical supplies were carried early to Yokohama by American navy de- stroyers and delivered to the Japanese Red Cross. The supplies ordered from Shanghai included : Nonperishable provislons--beanL flour, rice, tea, sugar, salt and water. Medical and surgical supplies-- Cotton, gauze, bandages, invalid foods. blankets, etc. Miscellaneous stores---Mosquito and fly tents, picks, shovels, tools, lumher, hardware- coffins. Prince Regent Postpones d' ofllclala of the government. 01: Prince has ponement of his Naghaka, set 1 mason Is the has befallen contributed. fortune to been work of In comes via In the 15,000 ed uP meat camp from General ef Their era a plot to on hie of