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PALATKA DAILY NEWS FINE "GRIDIRON" AT COBLENZ CITY CONSTRUCTED IN TIERS Three Distinct Layers of Humanity (American Soldier Stationed Thar Make Up the Great Eastern Have Faollltlee for Almost j port 0f Hongkong. Every Kind of Sport . " i Hon).'kimK Is built In three stories ' Elaborate preparations wero madoat nfu,r the fashion of a Chinese pafoda. Ooblenz, Oenminy, for the football feu- There, however, the resemblance to a on. Grounds anil stadiums which w ore ; twnl,te ,,n,is. i,r HongkouK Is a only partly finished a year ago have : nu.ccn of tl.,iBi stroiinhnld of Antrlo- ibeon made permanent playing fields, j;.,,,, M,K.,,,y im, n packing box In and many of them compuru favorably wi,Ch Chinese anil other varieties of rlth the best college gridirons In the, orientals are squeezed so tightly that United States., j tlll.v s,.,., perpetually out of hreuih, The most elaborately finished ground an used to It. ls In Coblenz, known as "Carnival Is-: This tlirec-ln.versysiem of municipal land." It was on this ground that the architecture, which should be an ex- frhlrd nrmy championships were do- tremely lucky arrangement according plded last season, but the ground at to Chinese superstition, Is mailt; pos- .that time was not In as good eon-; sn-,u by n hillside rising near the har- dltlon as It Is today. Neither were bor. i'p this hillside the city seems there proper facilities, such as dress- to have bucked steadily until ,lt Ing rooms. " reached the crest, where It stopped At this Island there are now two reg-; without attempting to progress down ,ular baseball fields, two football fields, ' the other side. a golf course of nine holes, a polo There Is no elevator from one floor ground, n quarter-mile cinder track, 0f Hongkong to the next, but the cable with 220 yard straightaway, and out-; ear which shoots up and down the bill door basketball courts. On another furnishes a sensation which is' con- part Is a ring for horse shows and nine tennis courts. j Suitable bleachers to accommodate ( 6,000 spectators have been built, and , sidered by most people very reminis cent of elevator journeys taken in American sky-scrupers. Hongkong Is really three cities. The there also are a l;'ge number of prop. , fjfst story, being the closest to the erly equipped dressing rooms with harbor, is conveniently given over to showers, rubbing tables and store j commerce. The second lloor houses rooms. j the natives, a conglomeration of ori- Not only at Cohlenz are there cmuls, mainly Chinese, who all seem grounds available for the soldiers, but to be in the streets all the time, at Andernaeh, Montabaur, and Neu- i The top floor is reserved for for wled the old grounds' left by the A. E. . eign residents. It is altogether suc F. have boon taken over by the Y. M. , eessf'ul as a suburb of the business C. A. and enlarged and remade in purt, partly because it has no eompe- every particular. PROBABLY THOUGHT A LOT But Really, Under the Circumstances, There Was Nothing the Actor. Manager Could Say. tition and partly because of its obvi ous advantages. The name Hongkong does not suggest rose-covered cottages, ; but these are the accepted style of resi- , deuce in upper Hongkong. When he , can live on the mountain top, 1,800 feet : above the crowded harbor, the for elgner does so and gladly takes the The Jate Oscar Hammerstcin, who chances of having his brains addled or had a genius for advertising his theat- M head knocked In the perilous rical enterprises, used to tell a story Journey "to town." about an English nctor-mannger's at- ! tempt to follinv his eNumple THRD m m$l WELCOME "My conferee, Mr. Hatnmerstein . , would say, "was having a new thea ter built in London. Casting about for pome good way to advertise it, he decided that an admirable scheme would be to have the workmen while ,.ot! u , ni,i.w n h. tnio H'rce kinds of water, and this prodi down to the operation at dead of night , ?'"lJ,t'd w h the historic fame and deposited a number of costly, gen- of the Jordan valley, has furnished a nine Roman antiquities just below the r"lar '"mlula nf hath.ng for pilgrims surface of the spot being excavated. "The next morning he arrived In Plunge in Elisha's Spring Necessary to Remove Traces of Jordan and the Dead Sea. The Jericho region is supplied with haste to hear the news of the great find and report It to the journals. See ing that the men had already dug well below his hidden treasure, he said: "'Good morning, foreman. Any thing Inl-rti-oaHnfT tlilc mnrntntrT "No, sir, not a thing, sir,' the fore-! bo''in oil aml;he S1,,"lfh ""1'iisition, to this hot depression, nearly a quarter of a mile below the level of the sea. Of course, every tourist has to bathe In thDead sea ; it is the thing to do. Lucky is the man whose skin does not . crack in the heat of the valley, for Dead sea water on a cracked skin or the film of the eye reminds one of i man answered. ! "The aetnr-innnnger looked at the: bulging pockets of the workmen- and said nothing. What could he say?" Having performed the necessary rite and dutifully completed an expe rience which can be recorded in the diary nf the trip, the poor pilgrim, laved with a tenacious fluid that seems to be composed of salt, kerosene and lye. drives off to the Jordan and seeks relief In the muddy water of that river. Then, as night rapidly settles in the deepest wrinkle on the face of Mother Earth, the tired traveler rides between the miserable hovels which constitute modern Jericho and dismounts nt the Sultan's spring, once sweetened by EINlm. . Here the water Is collected In a large pool, both cold and clear, and few resist the temptation to plunge into it and remove forever any linger ing signs of the holy but muddy waters of the Jordan. Scaw Fell Pike. Scaw Fell I'ike, Cumberland's mountain summit, is to be the prop erty of Englishmen in perpetuity. The highest hill of England Is the very noble gift made by Lord Leconfleld to the men of Cumbria who fought in the war, and as a token of gratitude to those who gave their lives for the cause of the world's liberty. Truly a gift in the spirit of Raskin and one which causes the Manchester Guard ian to utter deepest appreciation a gift, it says, through which "even we common people may get a momentary entry Into the ecstasies of the poets and see the earth and everything in it mystically appareled with 'the glory Eskimo Lamp Indispensable, and the freshness nf a dream.' " Scaw i All the life of the Eskimos may be Fell l'lke bus the venerable distinction! Riiiil to revolve around the family lamp, of being among the most ancient! which makes It possible for them to mountains of Europe, outdistancing dwell in an otherwise unlnhnhltnhle the Alps In point of years. region. They depi nd upon it for their ; very existence, it consists of a shallow semicircular dish of soapstone. with a v:ck of fat-saturated moss. It de rives its oil from drippings of a piece of seal blubber suspended near the Above the lamp is hung a put for conking, and above that is a net .vork of tlioti'.'s containing articles nf rlothing put there to dry in the ascend ing warm air. ""he lamp gives a bril liant and beautiful light; it cool s the and be, food, it dries the clothes, it heats tbe i house and. not tbe least important, it melts the snow for drinking water. The lamp is the recognized proper) of the woman head nf the family, and Shifting Misery. C. Wins-low, a T.'iTe Haute business mnnv recently went back to his home town for a visit. While there be met tin oMeii-- villa;.-, character in the flame street. The man was i,ent and com plaining. "Why. how are you?" be gaa Mr. Winslow. genially. "'ot very well, fact I'm pretty poor .ly," whined the man. "You see I have the most terrible misery hen indicated his stomach. "Hut I thought It was In your neck when I was home hist," Mr. Winslow commented. "Yes, it was there then," the man : when she dies it is buried with her. agreed, "but you see since then I swal-! lowed that misery and it's been In my' .......... stomach ever since." j Valuable Fish Statistics. The French government has pub Boom In Lobsters, llshed some curious figures as to the rli.T.tliw: nt wtilch con fish ctin a fitimn1 Very extensive lobster catches are ; .m(, tnbpn Tllpse iire really stnrtllne, reported off the eastern coast of Can- ( fnr ,hpy prf)Ve (n.t ,1any f (np most nda. Kocently the bouts were taking these faster than the factories could valuable food fishes live in far deeper water than was ever before imagined. Puck tue.il. J.ne ciuci. mwwc, F,at fishi pnrn as Sfllps ip n over the various canning factories. One the bflttnm t -0 f.hnms1mit K 420 boat, belonging to a well-known fleet, fppt Tnpre ls pasp on r(K.n, of took as many as 4,400 fish. A resident sflp bpIn(t tkpn ln a spi.,.iaiv con. of Escumlnnc reports that he put j,trnrte(1 nPt nt tne floptn of a'0 fpot 9,000 live lobsters, which he was un- ; Hakp puTmrd. and rnvs abound up nble to pack at the time, Into a boat : to a ,,,,, o( m f.ithotns, or 3G0 feet, which he had transformed Into a cage,, Sll!l?t turht and brill are all found nt and sunk It In order to keep the fish g,.Pllter ,'0pths than this, the latter alive until such time us he could use two varieties having been taken at 4!0 them. feet. It Is noticeable, however, that ' small fish are not found at great Chinese Trade. depth; It is only full-grown specimens The Foochow branch of the Amerl- j tbat seem able to withstand such tre can Association of China was recently tnendous pressure of water. formed. The new organization will j largely care for Amerlc: n commercial j Interests, which are rapidly expand- j Nextl lug ln the Foochow consular district. The man who used to spend all his .nrt will tnke the nlace of an Amerl- time perfecting perpetual motion has cn chamber of commerce, the num-1 new diversion ;- he's trying to cross ber of local Americans being too small ajrplanes so they'll lay eggs.-Rnffalo to suDDort a chamber of commerce. Newt. READ TODAY'S NEWS TODAY IN THE NEWS The warm welcome accorded the Palatka Daily News has been most encour aging to the publishers. It is proof positive that the American people are demanding more speed, even in getting the world's news. We print it the day it happens. The afternoon paper is steadilygainiog in . public favor. It indistinctly the home paper everywhere. World's Greatest Afternoon Service The Palatka Daily News carries the United Press afternoon service. This organization serves more afternoon papers than any two news associations in the country. It is crisp, interesting and reliable. It speaks for itself as it is presented daily in the columns of the Daily News. This servioe will be increased in number of words as soon as additional facilities for handling it are received. Why We Chose The Afternoon Field The publishers chose to enter the afternoon field, in preference to the morn ing field for reasons that are so obvious tnat there was no occasion for hesi tancy. If experience had proven that the morning fields is the most de sirable in cities the size of Palatka present conditions here would not have decided the publishers not to enter that field. But the afternoon field is the field for the advertiser and the reader locally. In the United States there are two afternoon papers for every morriing papei In Elorida there are nineteen afternoon papers and eleven morning papers. In'no city is there a morning paper where there isn't an afternoon paper except Palatka. These figures prove that the demand of advertisers is that their store news shall be circulated on the day it is printed and on the day that current news happenings are chronicled. In large centers of population the morning papers depends, to a large extent, on its general circulation outside the local field. 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