San Antonio Light, December 5, 1926

San Antonio Light

December 05, 1926

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San Antonio Light, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1926, San Antonio, Texas All Imperfect A New Alphabet. No Third Term. U. S. A. Boycott? By Arthur Brisbane 1936 by Star Co- R. H.CAMPBEJL'Ly British au- no living Britpa has'-a normal because British now used, does not muscles: -their -work. that insists' on. a soft-pudding every day, !We cut-off our Campbell nrges parents to-give children food that -will'exercise .their 'jaws 'and; says: ''The people of Enig- land -arc the' worst fed'; of. any; in ithe.'world." 'He evidently.does not know Amer- .fca, land, -of professional.. teeth straighteners, where every prosper- oua parent figures about 1500 dollars for-straightening each child's teeth. WEATHER San Antonio and vicinity: Sunday cloudy, .probably show- ers.- Moderate southerly to easterly winds. First Section of Local, State and World News 321 Published by >The. Light Publishing San, SUNDAY, DECEMBER .5, 1926. ONE HUNDRED AND FOUR PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS TTIGH palates, narrow, nndevelop- ed jaws, unused salivary glands, consequent bad digestion, malnutri- tion; imperfect development, all come of giving young children soft pap, swimming in milk or cream, nothing to chew. AndSnen eat soft stuff, that they may get it. down in a hurry, stew, pie, milk toast, pancakes. Look at the teeth of a dog, chewing his hone. FVR. G. DEWEY, of Harvard wants the nations using our alphabet, to save a thousand million dollars a year, merely by improving on the work that the Phoenicians be- gan. The new alphabet-would have 24 "consonants, 13 vowels, four dip- thongs, and a sign for a word that makes up 7 per cent of all the words on a printed page, OOKS, magazines, newspapers would be smaller, lighter, cheap- er. Printers, stenographers, typewri- ters would save time, Reading would be a swifter process. IT is a good that will not be adopted. But this coun- try and Britain, at least, ought to .adopt the metric weights, measures, and "in Britain, for money also. That simple. Think what time accountants save, by our .use of that .system, in money.-.- OUCH come slo.wly, because middle-aged men con- trol, the world, and. do apt want to change their habits, or' iea'nr any- thing DALPH AHNOLD, Republican leader of Los Angeles county, told the President California wanted him for four more years, after 1928, and the President just If the rest of the world could listen as well, and talk" as little, as'Presi- dent Coolidge, much would be.saved. WHY not let forty or fifty million more good people come in. Some will say "the country could not take care of and think of the .competition; with our 'working people." The: same people, would have said thing; when our population was four 'There no real wealth human beings ofJ the right :kind> "to. produce 'what 'others .want, and consume what others produce. 'F Senator Borah, head of foreign relations, in the senate, thinks Europe .is planning a .United 'States boycott, the Mexican situation should interest Luckily, re- publics do not owe us 'any 'billions. It should be possible friendly with them, and refrain from bullying them. T Europe insists on being dis- agreeable, there should be-ways of replying politely; We might say "Very well, go on and sail around Patagonia, you can't 'use our Pana- ma Canal." The trouble is that we have no flying machines to back up that, or any other statement.- Vandcrbilt-Marlborough mar- i riage. annulment talk, spreads to Paris, where-the Rev. Mr. Beek- man, dean of the American (Protest- ant) pro-cathedral, denounced the annulment. The dean, whose church is attended .by Consuelo Marlbor- ough-Balsan, says "The Roman Cath- olic, alone is claiming supreme spirit- ual and temporal power, regards it- self as above all laws, not of its own 'TPHAT is not strictly accurate; for the Catholic church does not undertake to set aside convictions for murder, decisions in lawsuits af- fecting property, etc.; That church looks upon marriage as a divine in- stitution, under church arid worries little about Protestant opin- ion. The opinion of Catholics, however, docs interest the Catholic church and the important question to Catholic authorities is "what do Catholic, men and-women thiuk about the Vanderbilt-Marlborough annul- S. A. BOY PAINTS DIVA Of many portraits of herself, Josephine Lucchese, famous S. A. opera star, likes best one painted here by Daniel Esser, a young San Antonio artist. One Hoss Shay In Trouble Phantom Vessel, With Dry Officers Captive, Eludes Pursuers. Cracker Salesman Carried Cupid's Message, Friends Told. By International News Service. TERNON, Tex., Dee, sold medal, the most coveted of all awards at'" the exposition, being held at Philadelphia, was won by'.the agiicultural display, the West. Texas Chamber -of Commerce, according to announcenient made to- day'by Homer Wade, who-received notification the'award Simms, secretary of. the executive jury of awards of .the exposition. The West Texas exhibit': won the premier prize -because of; "ingenuity of arrangement and scope of Simms' letter; stated.' The exhibit featured West' Texas sorghum, sheep, goats, cotton, grain, _oil and truck, The center piece, a Josephine Lucchese Praises oMIamo City Portrait-Painter: A San-Antonio boy who has be- come famous painter, has painted the portrait of a San Antonio girl become a famous opera although many, portraits have been painted of this popular diva, she likes '.best' the .one been completed by the man from her own beloved." San Daniel who, .school n San.Antonio au-d fame, as.'an artist .through ;his-paintings for he. movie 'Hollywood, has just an oil portrait of Miss Joseph- ne Lucchese, wbo is; now making a riumpbant concert tour of the United States before leaving for operatic ugagemcnts lit Europe. PHOTO FOR MODEL. With just a small photograph of Miss 'Lucchese. to "go Daniel, Esser began his work on. the portrait upon his arrival here from the Pacific coast several "weeks ago. The finished "Nothing" was the' succinct answer of Loe.ning, president of. the Loeuing Aeronautical: Eugineer- NEW ORLEANS, Dec. pelled only by the wind and tide, the phantom French rum schooner, Ar- sene J., with two kidnaped prohibition officers aboard, was reported to have been sighted off the western coast of Cuba in. Tucatan channel, Saturday night. Mystery cloaks tho information since it was received in a radio message from an unnamed ship. Whether the two captives, Assistant Dry Chief J. B. Matthews and Coast Guardsman Handley, are still alive, also is un- known since radio "experts here were unable to communicate with the senu- er of the message. FEAR FOR SAFETY. For more ;than- five days more than a score of government vessels and sea- planes have searched the Gulf of Mex- ico frantically for a trace of the phantom ship, captained by.' Frank Wood, a Negro. The rum ship broke loose from a coast guard cutter while being towed into port- following its capture by the. dry officers. The mysterious message- of the drift- ing schooner's whereabouts was im- mediately broadcast to the searchers who already are speeding towards Cuba in hopes of finding the missin agents alive. rum-running schooner, which is at the mercy sea and-ele- ments, it was calculated after'receip; of the message, probably Bluefielcl. Nicaragua Monday or Tues- day. It is hoped, however, that the schooner will be overtaken before it Br "Universal Service. OAKLAND, Cal., Dec. wilt find a way. Mrs. Annie R. Weeks, 73 years old and a great-great- grandmother, today made this asser- tion as she prepared to divorce her present husband and take unto her- self a second mate. In her case, she-coyly revealed to- day, Cupid's messenger was a cracker salesman who kenned his cookies. Her prospective new mate is George Adams Arnold de Caccia, scion of a fine old French family and a retiree capitalist. He is 75. De Caccia, according to Mrs. Shades of the one-horse shay! An old-tiniei Victoria with a span of spotless wliito horses I was parked in. front the Alamo late Saturday night. In the front scat, an aged negro sat, proud of his "trap- pin's" despite bis bowed back. He drove the horses forward a few feet, directly in front of numerous swiftly moving auto- mobiles. And then ho was arrested for blocking traffic. Waif Must Leave Hospital; Grieves T in Jersey U Decree Issued Preventing Recent Royal Visitor From Returning. lone star 'of Texas, was "made of rain .sorghum with a horse woven in maize'heads in the-background. The -winning of first prize by the West Texas exhibit. was considered unusual, inasmuch as the display did not have the financial backing which other states' accorded their entrants, according to Mr. Wade and B.- M. Whitckcr, exhibit.manager who built the booth and arangod is entitled to highest praise, Mr.. Wade said. Ohio and North Carolina won the silver medals and-Arkansas took the bronze medal, it was learned. Bessarabia Jews Victims :dt Attack By Universal Service. .Dec. Bucharest tell of anti-Semitic out breaks in Bessarabian towns. At Ivish encff, a number Jews :were at tacked and injured in the street's. Win dows. were smashed'and several busi ness places wore demolished.' ing company, Saturday nightmpon his arrival the'current: question of. "Wbr4t's wrong with.- American viation." "We are far ahead of Europe d3s Mr; Loeuing, .whose' company in ive weeks built the five amphibian lanes -to..carry- the pilots n the .United States Array Pan-Amer- can-. flight. The visitor, after con- erring with Ma j. H. A. Dargue, com- mander of 'the''.flight, Sunday, will eave Monday morning for -California. He will return f or the hop-off, Dec. 5. portrait' will .be placed in ;the auditor- ium prior, to the appearance there of Miss Lucchese in a recital Wednes- day. Following, her arrival here last week with her husband, Capt. A. M. Caruso, Miss Lucchese saw.-the portrait. Both pronounced, it .the best likeness of the diva they, have seen. ON EXHIBITION. The -portrait will i be. on exhibition at the Guarantee Shoe company this week. .Following the concert Wednesday the'portrait; will be presented to'Miss Lucchese." "Daniel Esser will remain. in San Antonio through the holidays, when return to his studio at Holly wood. While he is at work on a number of portraits San Antonians. MARIE WELCOMED HOME .BUCHAREST, DecJfeQueen Ma rie arrived home 'from -her! America tour at-1. o'clock this an was, accorded a tumultuous receptip by: the populace. s Assembling of the three Pan-Ameri- an flight mates of 'the York" nd the "San Antonio" will be started at "Duncan field Sunday morning, Maj. H. Pirie. commander of the field, innonnced Saturday afternoon after heir arrival at the field. Work is to be rushed on the last hree planes to assure ten hours of practice in the air for the five amphib- an planes before the hop-off the morn- ng of December 15. The'.two planes already completed wil fieH in the test hangar from 1 to 6 o'clock Sunday-afternoon. The planes may .be tested before the flight Medina lake, Maj. H. A. Dargue, commander of the flight, in- dicated Saturday. He declared that a, flight to the coast would be im- possible and that .unless Merlina lake was used there would be no water tests. FLIGHT LENGTHENED. With the "New York" and the "San nearing readiness for the start of pre-flight practice by Tuesday, Major Dargue believes that all of the ships will be in perfect condition next docks. Before the rum-runner was entirely lost sight it' was recap- tured by the coast guard cutter Tall- apoosa, after 5t had broken its tow the first was 'reported. RUM SHIP DEPARTS. Two patrol boats from Base No. 15 at Biloxi, Miss., captured the liquor laden Arsene 65 miles off South-west Mississippi river. Be- cause of strong winds and high seas, however, the boats exhausted their fuel supplies. Base Commander Edmonds from Biloxi then took them to Southwest Pass to refuel, leaving Prohibition Officials Matthews and Handley, both well-armed, in charge of (he captured ship. When the patrol'boats returned the Arseue J., had "departed. Although she was recaptured soon aftcrw'ards, she broke tow for the second time before it could be learned the two agents left .in charge of the schooner bad been Killed. Her Daughter Found Witt Throats Cut Weeks, is also .still restrained from matrimony by an interlocutory decree of divorce which will become final in March. STRANGE ROMANCE. "Our romance is the strangest you ever the elderly- woman ex- plained to friends and neighbors who congregated at her.home when word of her romance was spread around the" neighborhood. "George Weeks, head of the Mexi- can neivs bureau de- serted me "0 years ago. .He went to Mexico, as a war correspondent and became a pal of General Carranza, He seemed to like Mexico, and 'per- haps .the senoritas. '.'Three years ago he came home and said he was going to make me happy. But he only stayed two months. .SHOULD GET MARRIED. "How did I meet my 'handsome By "Universal Service. JERSEY CITY; Dec. 4. Billy Sunshine has to leave the "Mothers' insttufce and there is the hearts of the nurses. Billy Sunshine has been found to be healthy for the home.. The place ims founded for anaemic children bat Bily has broken all improvement rec- ords at the institute and now weighs twenty pounds. Billy was picked up a year ago on the curb by a policeman. Now he must go to the orphans' home. LONDON, Dec. Nicho- las of Rumania, just returned rope after touring the United States j with Queen Marie and Princess Hea- been forbidden to enter arest, according to a dispatch., lished here today in the press. .Instructions have been Issued -by Premier Eratianu that the princd must remain in a town miles from the capital, the Express corre- spondent stated. Recent dispatches dealing peated efforts to force King .Ferdi- nand from the throne have ..stated that. Bratianu, while holding cial position, is the power now'.'prae-' tically in control of the political sit- uation in Rumania. to the door and tried to sell me orae crackers. We'talked and he sked me if I owned the house and number of other questions. Then e told me J should get married. "J told him I didn't know where could find a man. He said "he new just where the right man was. He took one of my cards, went away nd I.forgot the incident LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT. "A few weeks later Arnold came to ho door. He's a great big distin- guished looking fellow and full of pep, n spite of his 75 years. 'It was love at first sight. "We (Continued On Page 2, Col. 1.) By International Kews Service. MT. VERNON, Tex., Dec. W. R.. Cooper' and her IG-year-old daughter were found dead, thci throats cut, beside the ruins of theii burning home this afternoon. Officers at first believed the womai and her daughter had been nuirderee but three notes found near the bod ies explained the case. One note writ ten-by Mrs. Cooper was addressed t a woman, at Winters, Tex. The othe two notes were addressed to her hus baud Lrnold ''It was like this. A young man lecided to set married. As soon as my divorce is granted and is final, we will marry. "Then we shall go to Europe on our honeymoon. -We shall visit the capi- tals of the continent. "We shah dance, dance, dance to our hearts' content. "We will refuse to grow old. Love ivill keep us young." In spite of her 73 years, Mrs. Weeks demonstrated her youthful en- thusiasm by a spirited Charlcstou. Woman Overcome by Smoke While Battling Flames Mrs. W. A. Burke, owner of an apartment house at 91S North Alamo street, Saturday afternoon was over- come by smoke as she and Miss Ted Rothwell, a tenant, fought the flames which enveloped the apartment of the. tatter after (.be explosion of a gasoline stove. Miss Rothwell carried the stricken woman out of the fire-swept room and then returned to battle the flames. Firemen Jed by Fire Chief J. G. Sar- ran found her fighting the blaze. They extinguished the fire with chemical tanks. Damage was placed at Records Reveal Quirk Paid Wife Alimony By International >'ews Service. CHICAGO, Dec, R. Quirk, millionaire motion picture magazine publisher, paid his former wife and a week ali- mony for the support of two children, before he married Mae Allison, cinema star, last November 15, it was learned Carol and Marie V Rivals for Throne BUCHAREST, Dec. strug- gle, silent but deep, around the'Ru- manian .throne and its sick king now enters a new phase. If what the ministers and political loaders say can be credited, Queen Marie and her sen, Prince threaten to become rivals -'for' ths throne and efforts are being1 made-ta prevent the gulf between mother and son from becoming greater. Indications point toJormer Premie? Bratianu, who is the "Mark Banna" of Rumania, and who, although out; of office, is credited with, running ths country from behind the scenes, the most bitter opponent Carol may. get. Bratianu is support tha queen. On the other hand, the clerically strong national 'Peasant party leans toward Prince Carol. A former cabinet minister' said: "Carol, staying In Paris, Las his own unofficial and secret foreign ister and minister of war among his friends." It is a remarkable fact that' prioi; to the arrival of Queen Marie "there were no festive preparations, no today. Quirk was alone in a hotel room with a scantily dressed blonde, Albert Safford. bellboy, testified in Mrs. Elizabeth Quirk's suit for divorce, which was awarded official court records revealed. Bandits Rob With one pistol between them, two youthful bandits Saturday night held up H. F. Ginjbel, operator of a ham- .burger stand at 1820 South Presa street, and escaped with A third youth sat in- an automobile and piloted the machine from the scene, according to police. 2 S, A, Educators Win School Honor Two San Antonio .educators, Miss Mary E. Huppcrtz, principal of Nath- aniel Hawthorne Junior school and Edna McNeil, teacher in- the Ralph nothing to indicate that she returned rom her conquest of America. flarie, Back Home, ust 'Tired Woman' By J. N. ATKINSON I. X S. Staff Correspondent. BUCHAREST, Dec. are but of mortal fibre, after ajl. Queen Marie demonstrated that tonight, for came back to Bucharest" just a tired woman. The queen maintained her regal ea- thusiasm as she drove through, nar- row streets, amidst loud. acclaim and a cold, sleety'rain, but vrhen her .en- tourage passed .through the gates of the suburban palace there was .no denying that she relaxed with an air that seemed to indicate she was'say- Waldo Emerson Junior school, will be initiated into the Phi Beta Kappa the high honor society for univcrsitj graduates, at Austin Monday. They were notified Saturday o their appointment. They will be mem hers of the Alpha chapter, the Texai> University society. "Thero, I'm glad RESTING IX COUNTRY The queen has retired to 'her urban palace for a long rest, it is said, as she has the rigors of her American journey have eis'cted (Continued on Page Col.-1) ;