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THE ORTONVILLE INDEPENDENT MAGAZINE SECTION IE III ORTONVILLE, MINN., THUR'SDAV, OCTOBER 5, 1922 Secretary of the Navy l00nby Welcomed Back Home of the Navy Denby was welcomed back to America after his trip to the Orient in wt:ys that must have greatly. The illustration shows how the gobs at Goat Island training station, California, greeted him, and family smile broke out )n the face of Ass Istant Secretary Theodore Ioosevelt when the secretary ar- Washington. - ' Americans .Celebrate Lafayette's Birthday eighth anniversary of the Battle of the Marne and the birthday of Lafayette were celebrated colncidentally in In the graveyard of St. Paul's Episcopal chapel, New York, water from the Marne and earth from Lafa- town of Ay were mixed, blessed and poured on the grave of Etienne Bechet, Sieur de Rochefontaine, In the Continental army. It Washington a wreath v, as placed on the Ldfayette statue by the Sons of the Revolution. in Rainier National Park of Pythias of the state of Washington annually have a ceremonial Vista, at the base of Mt. Rainier, in" Rainier National park. This C. Cabell of Norfolk, Vs., supreme chancellor of the order. ceremonies, assisted by Mrs. Lucy Macque of Medicine Lodge, Pythian Sister. ITEMS OF est fire losses are steadily Motor drivers licensed In the Lain. don area number 101,76"/. - The nightingale's song may be heard at a distance of r mile on a calm nigbL There are approximately 28,000 ex- service men still in hospitals In the United States. The United States marine eorlm is using airplanes for the transportation Of heavy pieces 0 freight, NUMBER 99 American Built Monorail Ls a Success When tile people of Columbus, O., selected MISs Katherine Campbell to I represent their city in the Atlantic City I pageant they said she was the prettiest ] girl in the country, and the Judges at the resort agreed with them. Kather- Ine was awarded the first prize and thus became the "Queen of Beauty," and "Miss America" for next year's pageant. Steal Potatoes and Replant Vlnu. Thieves at the farm of Glen Lead- era, near Defiance, O., stole ]5 bush- els of potatoes from a patch and then replanted the vines. The theft was discovered when Leaders went to dig the potatoes and found that there were no tubers on the vines, hleh were healthW. Optical Note. We should think the awkward part of wearing a monocle would be trying to remember which eye you were sup. posed to see out of. Only One Thing to Fear. There is nothing in the universe that I fear, but that I shall not know all my duty or shall fail to do It.-- Mary tCoa. " I., was ironing a shirt at 7 o'clock the other night and singing--she always sings when she works--when a hun- dred or o descendants and other rela- tives came in and reminded her that it was her hundredth birthday. Mrs. Eldred reads without glasses and Is asttonishingly vigorous for her 115 pounds. The photographer said, in an aside to one of the daughters: "Can she walk unaided?" Mrs. Eldred over- heard and answered him by dancing a Jig. Then, Just to prove her pep, she went out Into the yard, chopped wood, hung up a washing on the line, pushed a wheelbarrow around, and then climbed a ladder.' SHE COLORS SLIDES ! Mrs. Elsie Sellers. United States Department of Agriculture. colors posters and lantern slides for agricul- tural fairs and conventions all over the country. Not the Style. "No woman Is so angelic as to pre- fer a halo to a hat," Is a London Opin- ion's opinion.--Boston Transcript. Greate.t Fishing Stream. The Columbia river Is the greatest stream in the world. I i CENTURY NOTHING TO HER ! - Mrs. Hannah Eldred of Baldwin, L. I NEW QUEEN OF BEAUTY z Gliding Over Land ?d Water I. I Astonishing flights have been made I)y engineless gliders recently In France, Germany and'America. Above is seen one of the German gliders. Be- low, Glenn Curtiss making the first successful flight in a seaplane glider over Hempstead Bay, New York. They Moved Their Village to Town II u m I Jennings, Mich.. was a thriving village near Cadillac depending" wholly on the lumber industry. When all the timber had been cut and Jawed up the tizens had special motors constructed which ithin a few days moved the entire village to Cadillac. One of the houses Is here seen en route. FROM FAR .AND NEAR A steam-heating radiator in which the water is boiled by electricity is a French Invention. A rubber tooth brush has been In- vented that can be sterilized in boiling water without injury. Germans have invented a machine for splitting kindling wood that utt. lizes discarded bayonets. The manufacture of carbon black in the United States annually con- sumes 4000,000,000 cubic feet of gal. [ The Greeks began In works of 8R precisely where the Egyptians left off. A vessel drawing ten feet rises two inches in passing from fresh water to salt. Spanish girls who make the famous fans of Valencia are paid about 85 cents a day. A wire clip to be placed across a pad of paper has been lnented by n resident of Seattle to enable a "blind lingua to write b guiding his peae a lever with the foot ad- lawn mower to cut grass length. green diamond known in recently was found in a Africa. has fewer than m the United A monorail system that is proving fully as practical as the celebrated foreign ones has been devised by the American Magnesium company to run between Its mine in southern California and the nearest railroad, 32 miles away. Using a single track, mounted high on a wooden framework, and with balancing rollers on either side, the monorail track can be lald at trifling expense over any sort Of country. In tests, the little engine carried as many as twenty people without a balk.