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fill I II I BBEWSTER ItEBALD Floods in Georgia Cause Big Damage This air view of West Point, Georgia, shows the terrible destruction caused by the rising waters of the Cattahoachee river. Only the upper floors of the houses remain unflooded, while many of the smaller houses are completely inundated. Many have lost their lives and thousands are homeless. Lighthouse Keepers Relieved by Airplane Airplane sent by the German government arriving at Warnemunde lighthouse with succor for the keepers who had been in desperate plight due to the Arctic conditions which have affected nearly all Europe. Heads Croix de Guerre Body [ I I Admiral Guepratte and his wife as they arrived at New York for a tour with the Croix de Guerre delegation, which he heads. The association is a friendly order which includes Americans cited in France. Mt. Lassen Breaks Loose Mt. Lessen, In California, for many years inactive is again belcldng black smoke. Early one morning a white, steam was seen rising from the crater and later this steam'changed to a heavy black smoke which is hanging like a lmll over the vicinity. PRINCE IS BOXER I ....... : Prince Suknsvastl', heir to the throne of Siam, who is a keen student of box- ing at Germantown academy which he attends. The prince represented his school in an interacadeile boxing tourney held at the University of Pennsylvania. r NAVY AIR CHIEF Davis S. Ingalls of Cleveland, Ohio, has been appointed assistant secre- tary of the navy for aeronautics by President Hoover. He succeeds Ed. ward P. Warner of Massaeimsetts. WASHINGTON NEWS foo than 1100 sportsmen sat dowe Jut the Z0th annual clam feed of the ITEMS OF INTEREST Icashmere Sportsmen's association and consumed 21A tons of clams besides a . 1 lot of other things. One of the heaviest rains in Abet . Brief Resume of Happenings of deen's history was reported for the the Week Collected for 24 hour period ending at S a. m. Tues- day. The rainfall, amounting to 3.05 Our Readers. inches, continued all day Monday and Monday night. Thurston county Is to construct a Roger Griswold and Robert Conover, new $274,000 courthouse as soon as college students, will work out a $5 fine and costs on the Pullman streets posslble, for fllure to appear in the police court Presser is to have a cucumber salt- ing station if sufficient acreage is signed up. Plans for 20 miles of new road work have been made by the Yaklma coun- ty commissioners. Lieutenant Governor Gellatly and family were In the first car over the Snoqualmie pass this year. The date for the annual agricultural and livestock show at Pullman has been tentatively set for May 3. Definite and immediate action has been started at Walla Walla to raise funds to build a community airport. All Grays Harbor towns have been closed to gambling by county officials and police of Hoquiam, Aberdeen and Montesano. Indians in the White Swan district have celebrated the first appearance vf w41d rice in the district with dances and dinners. Plans have been made at Kennewick to serve luncheon to 1000 persons when the special marketing train ar- rives, early in May. A 10 years' plan of road construc tlon is being worked out by the Walla Walla county commissioners under the aew law. Ground has been broken at Peshas- tin for a new $300,000 sawmill that will rise from the asles of the one destroyed by fire in 1927. Professional hunters operating in the state under the direction of the biological survey killed 79 coyotes and ne bob-cat during February. Apportionment of state school funds as to March 20 amounted to $713,998 as compared with $855,607 for the cor. responding month last year. Yaklma city school directors have approved a blanket insurance policy for $1,170,798 covering 90 per cent of the valuation of dtstrict No. 7. Frank Radmaker, for the past four years superintendent of schools at Moxee, has been elected to head the Vader schools the coming year. The Whatcom County Dairymen's association is considering marketing Its beef animals through the North- west Meat Packers' association. The Clark county commissioners have purchased a rock crusher and equipment for the gravel pit on the McAllister tract near Glenwood. The supreme court has upheld the right of a person to walk on the gravel or earth shoulders of a paved high- way where no sidewalk is provided. Potato growers at Toppenish favor ;ontrol by farmers of the grading from producer to consumer. This will re- luire compulsory branding of sacks. Driven by a gale from the north- west one of the worst hail storms of the season struck Vancouver Thurs- day. The storm lasted about an hour. For a consideration of $85 per acre, or approximately $50,000, W. J. Stllson o Spokane has purchased 582 acres of choice wheat land seven miles southwest of Rosalla. The Quinault and Qullayutte Indians ave made a demand that purchasers )f timber in the Quinault reservation, which is to be sold in June, shall as- rome risk or loss by fire. Fruit growers of the Yakima valley are investigating what may be a sub- 3tltute for arsenate of lead spray. The sew chemical is rotenone, the active principle of dorrls root. To forestall annoyance from dusty streets and highways when dry Weath- er sets in, the Chewelah chamber el ommeree will ask the cooperation of the state highway department. At the last conference of Rldgefield potato growers held at the high school auditorium approximately 25 produc- ers voted to form a potato growers' co-operative marketing association. Only officials properly authorized by law may have access to the rec- ords of a bank, whether defunct era going concern, according to an: opin- ion from the attorney general's oHice. State land and timber sold in the Various counties March 5 brought $218,151. The selling price was $1346 more than the appraisal made by the state, due to tlm demand for tide and shore lands. Cowlitz county's March school fund apportionment totaled $17,787. The portions that went to the larger dis- tricts were L0ngvlew, $5909; Kelso, $6098; Castle Rock, $1424; Woodland $1190; Kalama, $1175, and Ryderwood, $744. An Eastern bean-canning company has leased 10,000 acres in the vicinit of Walla Walla for the raising of beaus on summer fallow land. The price paid is $3 an. acre for the land Farmers are to be paid $8 an acre for the work  to answer the charge of playing ball in the streets. A sunrise prayer service was held at the summit of Carrolls point Easter Sunday morning, sponsored by young people's societies of a score of Kelso, Longvlew, Castle Rock, Kalama and Woodland churches. Boys and girls of the Felida district have formed the Feltda FouriH club with 57 charter members. Daisy Davis was elected presttent. The organiza- tion has five proJectsgardens, can- ning, sewing, flowers and rabbits. The four transcontinental railroads operating in Washington moved a total of 47,926 freight cars of all classes. loaded and empty, through their west- 0re gateways during February. This was 251 cars more than for the cor- responding month last year. Efforts to obtain federal appropria- tions for construction of a scenic beach highway from Moclips north to the Quests river, connecting there with the Olympic highway loop, have been launched by Grays Harbor resi- dents and members of the Quinault Indian tribe. The Clark County Floral society is preparing for the annual spring flower show, which will be held April 13.14 in the Legion building in Vancouver. Commercial bulb growing is gaining In Clark county and the annual flower shows are arousing more interest this year than usual. Formal celebration of the opening of the Hi-Carbon Coal company mine at Morton will be observed Sunday, April 7, when hundreds of business men and others from Seattle, Tacoma, Portland and other large northwest centers, as wbll as the Lewis county cities, will be present. Cougars driven Out of their moan- fain retreats during the severe winter weather are lurking about ranches in the White Salmon valley. E. Weldon reported that two big cats passed within 100 yards of the house on his orchard property. Other ranchers also have sighted the animals. Two cars in a freight train sassing hrough the Stampede tunnel at the ummit of the Cascades buckled and elayed the eastbound passenger train five hours. No one was injured. A pulled drawbar on one car caused the lr line to break, setting brakes on he rear part of the train. An ordinance making it illegal for :logs to run at large in Colfax and providing for impounding and selling Jogs was introduced In the city court 11 and passed first and second read Ing. The action of the city council [ollowed a campaign put on by Colfax omen to relieve the situation. Th first Walla Walla organization ever to make a combined air and land visitation to a neighboring city left Walla Walla last week. The Walla Walla Advertising club, using two air- planes and a half dozen automobiles, went to Pendleton, Or., to present a ,rogram for the Rotary club there. Cold weather has delayed shearing n lower Yaklma valley camps. First buyers have begun preliminary dick- ering, but no actual sales have been reported to date. Growers are antici- pating offers about 32 to 33 cents. No outside buyers have been reported but local representatives are sounding out the situation. The Cowlitz county commissioners will receive bids April 17 for the con- struction of permanent highway No. 15, which is part of the main Lewis River highway. Plans for the high- way were completed recently by Fred C. Cramer, county engineer. The es- tlmated cost of the project is $35,000. It is 4 miles in length, extending up the Lewis river from the end of the paved Lewis River highway, Vancouver's historic apple tree, 103 years old, which was grown from a seed brought from London by a young employs of the Hudson's Bay com- pany, will be "given its annual bath of lime and sulphur spray as soon as the weather settles, Clement Scott said. The tree is in a good state oI preservation, due laregly to the care given it of late years by experienced orchardists. It bears apples every year. Samuel J. Humes, state highway engineer, has been appointed by Gee. ernor Hartley director of highways ander the act passed by the last leg Islature giving the governor control of the state highway department. Fire of unknown origin destroyed s frame building occupied by the Elch, ner wrecking shop and did consider- able damage to the bric k building that houses Swift's creamery station ai Kennewlck. This was the third fire of consequence in Kennewlck within ten days. 00!It00i WHAT DR. CALDWELL LEARNED IN 47 YEARS PRACTICE A physician watched the results e constiltion for 47 years, and believed that no matter how careful people are of their health, diet and exorcise, constipa- tion ,rill occur from time to me. Of next importance, then, is how to treat it when it comes. Dr. Caldwell always was in favor of getting as close to nature as possible, hence his remedy for consti- patina, known as Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, is a mild vegetable compound. It can not harm the system and is not habtt forming. Syrup Pepsin is pleasant- tasting, and youngsters love it. Dr. Caldwell did not approve of drastic physics and purges. He did not believe they were good for anybody's system. In a practice of 47 years he never saw any reason for their use when Syrup Pepsin will empty the bowels just as promptly. Do not let a day go by without bowel movement. Do not sit and hope, but go to the nearest druggist and get one of the generous bottles of Dr. Ca]d- well's Syrup Pepsin. or write "Syrup Pepsin," Dept. BB, Moni;icollo. Illi)lt for free trial bottle, Auto Driver in Luck Not until he saw iris spare tlre roll- Ing away and felt his auto being whirled around did Alfred Blckford of Hollls, Maine, on his way home from Bar Mills, discover that he had i crossed a railroad track and had been hit by a train. Blckford says that he was not even trying to beat the train its the crossing, for he didn't know there was a train or a crossing any- where around. He was uninjured, but the car was badly damaged.Indlau- spoils News. Millions now use Russ Ball Blue. Makes clothes snowy white. Get the genulne.--Adv. A Tempting Price She (with magazlne)lt says here that the cl|emlcal constituents of a man are worth 98 cents. He---And you women are great bar- gain hunters. The skeleton of prlmitive Arkansas man was recently found, the bones being considerably larger than those of a 6-foot man. Are Read00 . your Children for It Baby has little upsets at times. All your care cannot prevent them. But you tan be prepared. Then you can do what any experlencednurse would do--what most physicians would tell you to do-- glee a few drops of plain' Castorla. No sooner done than Baby is soothed; re. lief is Just a nmtter of moments. Yet you have eased your child without use of a single doubtful drug; Castoria is vegetable. So it's safe to use as often as an infant has any little pain you cannot pat away. And it's always ready for the crueler pangs of colic, or constipation or diarrhea; effective, too, for older children. Twenfy.lZvs million bottles were bought last year. i UglyPimplcs Nature's warning--halp nature clear your complexion and paint red roses in your pale, sallow cheeks. Truly wonderful X'esult follow thorough colon c/eaneinr. ZIe N lqature'e Remedy--to regulate an strengthen your ellmlnattve orga. Then watch the transformatio Try N lte of mere kXflvc Mild, safe, lmrety vgetable'