Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, April 22, 1932, Image 7

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U. S. Scientists Make Im-
portant Find in Italy.
Rome,—American scientific skill has
snearthed at Minturno a vast pre-Ro-
man city four times as large as Pom:
‘pell. It bas priceless treasures in art
and incalculable contributions to the
knowledge of pre-Christian times. The
excavations are being conducted bY | jnjividual snd express her own per
American expedition under the
muspices of the University of Pennsyl-
vénia and headed by Dr. Jotham Johp
son of Philadelphia.
Precious objects of unknown value |
are yet expected to be found In the
secropolis of this buried city, where
the tombs are filled with rich treas- | jihrary. All about her were shelves |
are in gold and precious stones, so the
archeologists believe,
After an inspection of the city with
others, Doctor Johnson who described |
the great temples and ancient public
buildings which he had so far brought
to light.
Fifth Century B. C.
“The city of Minturno dates back to
(WN Service)
RACTA Collins had an enviable
Income. And, now that she was
the sole surviving member of her fam-
fly she felt that she had a right te
live as she pleased. She had aiways
fitted her tastes to those of the fam:
ily and it was not until the last two
years that she had hegun to be an
Her apartment was not large, but
it was furnished exactly as she had
always dreamed her own home should
Today, she sat in the big cloth
covered chair beside a log fire in her
of books. A little autographed vol
ume of Christopher Morley's lay open
on her lap. She had found a line
that had struck home, “Poetry must
be lived before it can be either writ-
ten or properly understood. And that
| Is why the enjoyment of poetry Is
the Fifth century B. C,"” sald Doctor
“We have discovered works |
of art from that far distant period, |
which show a Greek influence. The |
city evidently was brought under Ro- |
man domination shout the Third cen- |
tury B. C. and from then on until the |
Tenth century It suffered many
ehanges., Probably it embraced Chris-
tianity about the Fifth century.”
The concession to conduct excava
sions In Italy was the first granted
a foreign organization in thirty years, |
while the territory assigned to the ex- |
pedition Is regarded as one of the rich- |
eat In the field of archeology.
The buried city is located ninety |
miles from Rome and was touched by |
the ancient Applian way, several hun-
@red yards of which the expedition
Das uncovered In its orgnal form, wih
the big flagstones of Roman roads.
Greek Market Place.
essentially a feeling of recognition:
the recognition of something you
thought you had forgotten or were
hardly aware that yon had once
Gracia’s eyes took on a glow tha,
nade her very lovely. “So that is
why I have begun to appreciate poetry
of late. That is why I am secretly
trying to express myself in verse,”
she admitted. “I have lived—I un.
Perhaps the thoughts that tumbled
me after another through her mind
ne she sat in the solitude of her own
environment were not too tangible,
even to Gracia herself, but when she
| finally moved to mend the fire her
Doctor Johnson exhibited a Greek
market place, which, he said, was |
unique In the world and that such a |
find did not exist, so far as was known, |
@ven in Greece itself.
“We have uncovered fifteen con
structions,” sald Doctor
“Some of the city walls must be of
Jolmson, |
the Fifth century B. C, while there
are othérs of the Fourth. There Is a
solonnade of the late Fourth century |
B. C. and three temples of the Third |
and ¥irst centuries B, C. There is a
sémuple of the period of Augustus. An- |
other temple is of the period of Sulla, |
with a tremendous sanctuary wall
There is a Second century A. D. foun:
tain or water clock. There are the
huge amphitheater, shipyards and
ke, and the aqueduct, the latter
nding above the ground for cen:
Digging Well, He Finds
Richest Radium Field
Vienna.—The richest radium field in
Kurope has been discovered at Neu-
baus, near Linz, In upper Austria, by
a water diviner, Herr Franz Niegl.
A peasant, Franz Maler, about ts
a well, summoned Herr Niegl, who,
using an old silver watch on a silver
n as a pendulum, obtained such
violent reactions that he guaranteed
that an abundance of water would be
found nine feet down. When borings
were made twice this depth without
any sign of water, the puzzied diviner
sent sawples of the earth to the gov-
ernment research Institute in Vienna.
he institute announces that the
earth has the highest radium content
yet discovered In Europe. It Is stated
that 11.000 tons would yield a kilo:
gram of pure radium. The field Is |
Yuried only nine feet down, has a
depth of from four to ght, feet, and
nds a considerable distance.
Aged Italian Arranged
Plans for Own Death
Parma, Italy, — Girolomo Plarra,
sighty-eight, feeling himself near
death, dressed In his best, and visite!
the parish priest, begging him to give
Nim the last sacraments, as he felt
his end was near. Surprised at the
spparently Wealthy man, the priest
heard his confession and gave him
When Plarra had finished, he visited
{be undertaker, requesting him to take
nis measure for a coffin that would
shortly be required, "as I am about
to leave this world.” Then he returned
home, greeting all his friends and ac-
guaintdnces whom he met on the way
and telling them he was leaving them
The old man went to bed early. He
was found dead in bed the next morn-
Autos Blamed for Slump
in Umbrella Repairing
Petersburg, Ind.— The umbrella
vending business isn't what it used to
ye, and (U's all because of automobiles,
jays Thomas Snyder, ninety, on a visit
were. Snyder formerly was a saiior,
wd held a Queen Victoria mariver's
icense. He left the sea 37 years ago
ind started repairing umbrellas, He
turns here infrequently but sald he
vould be back to celebrate his one
wndredth birthday anniversary,
143.Year-Old Geography
Holyoke, Mass.—An American geog-
aphy writien 1483 years ago by one
fedidah Morse and dedicated to WIl-
fam Livingston, then governor of New
fersey, Is treasured by C. H. Burnham,
i Holyoke.
spirit was possessed of a
“It's ridiculous,” she said, quickly
switching on a light. “I'm not home-
sick, I'm only lonely. 1 have all that
I want—all that | have ever wanted
—right here.” She let her eyes wan:
der about the room as if to convince
herself that she was not mistaken, “I
need a cup of tea,
It is the damp- '
ness and the gloom that has put me |
into this mood. There, Christopher
Morley, go back to your nook.'”
tucked the small volume into the va-
cant slit on the shelf,
“Music—that's what I want thi. |
afternoon—not literature,
music with my tea.” She adjusted
I'll have |
the dial of her inconspicuous radio
set In a secluded corner,
“Liebestraum,” she murmured. “Ou.
why is everything possessed to make |
me suffer this afternoon? That Is
the one bit of music that hurts, oh,
how it hurts me.”
not stir. She sat with her head In
her arm on the big chair. Her tea
grew cold, The last haunting strains
of Franz Liszt's beautiful dream of |
love died away,
And yet she did
The voice of the announcer brought |
ner back, She looked at the cup of
cold tea and at the dying fire. A petu- |
lant, whining gust of wind sought ad-
mittance at the window. Gracia shiv.
She arose and walked toward the |
telephone. For a long moment she sat
with her hand on the recelver as if |
summoning courage to lift it.
At last she called a number sh.
seemed to know well,
Her hand was |
cold; her lips trembled close to the !
glass mouthpiece, No answer,
She |
waifed fo be told that the party did |
not reply and then she hung up the |
A sound stariied her. The knocke:
was being gently tapped.
She opened the door. A man with
a folder of manuscripts stood there—
Don Hubbard,
“1 had just called you on the tele
vhone,” she said, trying to act cheer
ful. “The smoje from the fire has
made my eyes top tired to read and |
The man put his cap—he wore a
| sap and tweeds as If hie had come from
the country—on a chair,
“I have been writing down at m)
sister's bungalow and, somehow, it
seemed as if you were the only one
who could help me,” he "
Gracia had made the fire bright ana
«a8 offering him the big seat opposite
her own,
“Poetry! But—Don-—yon never usea
she had looked at the page he handed
to her.
«0 write poetry,” she exclaimed after |
For an important fraction of a min
ite they looked at each other while
understanding dawned in
“Sometime I'll tell you what T have
oeen doing this afternoon, Don,” she
sald, later, “and that may explain |
many things.”
The rain seemed not to chill Graclt | aminent
| lieved that right-handedness is a
| of physical, and mental
dow. The fire burned brightly. She
was happy. They talked on about
Don't efforts and Gracia almost ad.
mitted to him that the two years of
perfect freedom were not too perfect,
after ell.
the eyes of |
stand By Your Republican Colors!
his Is No Time For Radicalism! |
Fundamentally Sound, and Constructive
in Achievement,
the Republican Party
Emerges Triumphant from Every Politi-
cal and Business Upheaval.
The Republican Party Stands Fearlessly
Out on the Firing Line for—
A Square Deal for American Soldiers
Lower Taxation
Economy in Public
Co-operation to Aid Unemployed
State and County Co-operation
The Republican Party in Pennsylvania
Stands Squarely Back of the Republican
Party Candidates
in Centre
Every Republican is Urged to Vote for
These Candidates and Insure Proper
Recognition for Centre County with the
Incoming Administration.
United States Senator
Supreme Court
Superior Court
State Treasurer
Auditor General
Delegates At-Large To National Convention
General Edward Martin, Washington County
Mrs. Worthington Scranton, Lackawanna County
Hon. W. S. Vare, Philadelphia County
Hon. David A. Reed, Allegheny County
Jay Cooke, Montgomery County
General Edward Shannon, Columbia Co.
Hon. John J.
McClure, Delaware Co.
Alternate Delegates-At-Large
Mrs. Hannah M. Durham, Lehigh County
Mrs. Sara M. Etter, Dauphin County
Miss Marion L. Pyle, Philadelphia County
Mrs. Alma W. Lorimer, Philadelphia Co.
Mrs. Edna M. Kech, Blair County
James Francis Burke, Allegheny County
National Delegates 23d. Congressional District
Dr. DAVID KAUFFMAN, Blair County
Hon. HARRY BOULTON, Clearfield County
Alternate National
23d. Congressional District
CLAUDE G. AIKENS, Centre County
County Chairman
County Vice-Chairman
State Committeeman
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Primaries, Tuesday, April 26
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Many people, including certain
10; have long be-
(and that the great majority of left-
| handed people become so the
ignorance and carelessness of par- | hand
“You do miss your family and |
the old home?" he asked when, in
his heart, he knew very well what It
was that they were both missing.
Gracia nodded. “I seem to need
something more In my life,” she whis
“I know,” he said. “T have alway:
' theory, but Dr. Ira 8. Wile,
known that some day you would un. |
But one thing she would not d
was to give up the lovely apartment.
It wns big enongh for him, she In
sisted, and he had suffered too much
to protest longer. After all, what
Ald mere things matter so long as he
might marry the girl his dreams had
given him,
I have had faith, Gracia." |
Perhaps there's something is tui
faculty of Mt, Sinai Hospital, in New
York City, doesn’t believe it. He has
done a little investigating for him-
self and has arrived at the interest-
ing conclusion that left-handed chil-
dren were born so perfectly normal
and natural in that respect.
And, what's more important, if Dr.
Wile is right, it is all to at-
tempt to make over left- chil-
dren 2 that they will become right-
“Research has ,” said Dr.
| wile to a recent gathering of psy-
chiatrists, “that attempts to force
the unnatural use of the right hand
have caused behavior disorders such
as irritability, lying and theft.
“We have many persons to believe
that left-handed
nervous systems focused toward the
left sides of their bodies. They see
more keenly with their left eyes. It
is abno for such people to be
made right-handed by practice. They
should be allowed to stay as nature
made them, for left-handedness is
just as natural and normal as right
4,020 FIRES
A total of 4,029 fires burned in the
forests of Pennsylvania during 1931,
according to completed preliminary
res lately compiled by George H.
rt, Chief Forest Fire Warden of
the Department of Forests and Wat-
After accidentally stepping on a
cherry stone and observing the
greasy spot left on the floor an or-
chardist and canner now uses the
pits as well as the fruit. The oil in
the kernels is pressed out and used
in the making of cosmetics, the left-
over cake in the press is sold for
fertilizer, and the shells are utiliz-
ed for fuel.
have their |}
IN PENNSY MOUNTAINS pounds of wintergreen z day. The
— | stems and leaves are placed in a still
Unemployed in the Pennsylvania one-third filled with water. Two hun-
mountain regions are operating stills, dred pounds of wintergreen are used
under the and sanction in each distillation and the process
of the State t of Forests produces about one and one half
and Waters. pounds of oil in six hours.
Flour For Free Distribution
e Bellefonte Chapter of the American Red
Cross has recieved 500 barrels of flour for free
distribution within its district. In Bellefonte
and Spring Township distribution will be made
under the direction of the Associated Charities on
Tuesday and Friday afternoons, to continue three
months. The flour is stored in the Potter-Hoy
warehouse on High Street.
Mr. H. P. Harris, Chairman of the Red Cross
Chapter, also has for free distribution, Red Cross
garden seed.
Baney’s Shoe Store
WILBUR H. BANEY, Proprietor
80 years in the Business
Stetson Hats
Spaide Work Shirts
Crown Overalls -
Kaynee Suits $1.00
Kaynee Shirts T9cts
Mens’ All Wool Suits $15.00
Boys’ All Wool Suits 7.85
All at Fauble’s——~Never in the Store’s
history have clothes been
so good and prices so low
Buy Now---It will Mean a Lot to You
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