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PAGE 6 PALATKA DAILY NEWS KOREAN FOOTBALL 2697 B. C. lyw Wor Silk Stocking and Used Fans, According to Account Found in Old Book. "Yi'iik kuk." That's Just Korean for football. Antiquarians digging around the dusty tomes of old Japan came across a 'document wWch seems to be the Po lice 3mette of B. C. 2697. The mole skins of the day were made of silk. It was not uncommon to find a huge Tiansy Across the back of a stalwart tackle. Stockings were silk, too, and of variegated colors. The Big Bill Edwards of those days was Emperor Ch'eng Tl of the Ban lynasty. History relates that he backed his team to the limit. Whether he showed tlie devotion of the modern college student who sells his furniture to bet on the came Is not known. Wal- CHILD WELFARE CONFERENCE TO AID FARMER KID (By Armoclated Frew) Milwaukee, Wis., June 8. Reports of recent rural investigations by the National Child-Labor committee will be presented by members of the staff at the Sixteenth National Conference on Child Labor, to be held here, June 24, in conjunction with the National Conference of Social Work. The general topic of the meeting will be "Fair Play for the Country Child." The principal speakers will be Dr. Felix Adler, founder oand senior lea der of the Society of Ethical Culture of New York and professor in Col umbia University; Prof. E. C. Linde man of North Carolina College, field secretary of the American Country tcr damp was represented by Gen. Asukal Masatsune. tie got out ,,, A,u.;,tin, rWVa K. fiihhnns rlglnai rule book and lWtalte Nationa, chi)d Labor com. lie also picked his own crowd for the ! All-Mongolian or not. history does not I and Sara A. Brown both of the field say. At any event he was the original ! mittee. Owen R, Lovejoy, secretary coach and probably won his share of j of the National Child Labor commit mornl victories while the other teams j tee, will preside, got the touchdowns. Conditions of child employment in Foofbnll in those days was like cortain highly industrialized forms of yachting now. Only those in whose iculture such as beet raising and veins flowed the bluest blood could cutu wffl be described. The make the team. i , , , , ' , ... ,, . Nnthinr. is known ahont the forma-; right of country children generally to tlons of that day, but we have a de a good schooling and to plenty of wholesome play and recreation will be emphasized. The conspicuous fea ture of rural child labor, says the committee, is its intereference with attendance. The average scrlntion of the ball. It was round and stuffed wjtti hair. "Goat's hair" gave It resiliency. The game seems to have been all kicking. Stage waits were as prevalent as in a mmrr mi ; scj100 Dan game or Toaay. oo ioug wmusu Were Ulc uiuiraio tuub mc au,vnuuu.u . .nrt used to serve tea to the players while! 0 days, while the city lerm is 180 a decision was being given. I clays. Of 'every hundred' children en- Unnecessary roughness was fre- j rolled in city schools the daily atten quent, and when the game was played j dance is 80, while of every hundred in the army as a military exercise, a . enrone j jn rurs schools only 68 are famous general protested that It was jn daiv attendance. too strenuous, and the contestants were : " forthwith equipped with funs. A fan . xhe great indoor sport of swatting in the hands of the umpire replaced , fljes tt,aches us that trutn jsn't the the whistle of today, ana we can mi-1 aglne him nearly waving his wrist off when things went wrong. i No goal posts as we know them to- j lay existed. At one end of the field there was a cherry tree and at the other end an apple tree, which served as goals. The apple tree was the more popular, as a tally was signalized by a shower of fruit, at which the game was suspended while all contestants ate an apple. Once early In the spring when the goals were in bloom a half back of the Lu province team mistook he apple tree for the cherry and shot the ball past his own goal, thereby losing the game for his team. He was "cussed out" quite heartily by the spec tators in true lankee style. New York M II. only thing that, being crushed to earth, will rise again. 2:18 3:20 4:21 6:18 6:11 6:58 7:41 8:25 9:06 9:46 10:27 8:47 9:43 10:38 11:31 12:14 1:05 1:53 2:36 3:17 3:56 4:34 5:12 3:03 4:07 6:05 5:59 6:47 7:32 8:14 8:54 933 10:11 10:49 11:27 9:22 10:21 11:19 11:41 12:23 1:10 1:55 2:37 3:17 3:55 4:32 6:09 MONUMENT TO LINCOLN SLAYER TO BE REMOVED (Br Awoclated PrcM) Birmingham, Ala, June 8. A movement looking to the removal of a statue erected at Troy, Ala., just after the civil war to John Wilkes Booth, slayer of Abraham Lincoln, has been launched by Mrs. Cal D. ; 23 Brooks, president of the Woman's! 24 11:07 I.pncne of Renublican Voters of Ala-1 bama. Grand Theater Today. Mrs. Brooks declares that protests "Poor Dear Margaret Kirby," by against the statue have come to the Kathleen Norris, will be Elaine Ham league from many sections of the merstein's next Selznick picture to be country and she believes the time 'shown at the Grand theater today and has come when such acts as placing the readers of this novel will agree the shaft "will be frowned upon by that nothing could be found which is all good citizens of the south regard- bctter suited for Mis Hammerstein's less of party affiliation." ' Personality. An injury has been done the south! Margaret Kirby is the wife of John as a whole, she says, and a wrong j Kirby, a man of considerable means, impression created north, east andj0ne of her admirers is Rutherford west. In order that there may be.Pell also a wealthy man. One day, "one harmonious union of interest,' through force of financial reverses, north, east, west and south," Mrs.j John Kirby is pressed for ready cash Brooks has called upon all political He asks Margaret to negotiate a loan faiths of the south to join the league ! from pe"- She indignantly refuses, in plans to remove the Booth shaft, j A few days later Kirby returns home The statue was erected by funds ia ruined man, and the first sight he gathered by semi-politic subscription , at a time when partisanship was keen and when Booth was looked upon by some as a benefactor and hero. The league claims that this was not the sentiment of the south at that time when and that the surviving few who had a hand in the erection of the shaft will not object to its removal. witnesses is Pell, placing a valuable string of pearls around Margaret's neck. Hastily jumping at conclu sions Kirby attempts suicide by tak ing poison. He is frustrated, but the poison has entered his system and he becomes a physical wreck- Upon the reports of the logs of the Kirby's mon ey their social friends desert them, and it devolves upon Margaret to be come the breadwinner of the family How she does this and keeps the pa thetic results of their actual status concealed from John Kirby is said to constitute a most appealing story. Director Wm. P. S. Sarle staged the picture which was made from an adaptation by Lewis Allen Browne. The supporting cast is composed of well-known screen players with Wm. Davidson playing the difficult and un sympathetic role of John Kirby. COL. "TUMMUS" APPLEYARD SUSTAINS HIS LONG RECORD (By Anaoclnted PreM) Tallahassee, June 8. Col. T. J. Appleyard, state , printer, has gone through another session of the legis lature with his record since 1009 of never having failed to finish printing of journals and calendars on time re maining unbroken. Some nights dur- OLDEST OF FIRE -CHIEFS HONORED (By Associated Prcaa) Cleveland, O., June 8. With the rounding out of 62 years of contina- , ous service on June first, friends pJf. Fire Chief George A. Wallace clairn he is the oldest fireman in the worn, in point of service. Chief Wallace has been at the head of Cleveland's fire department for '.. more than twenty years. Never in that long career has he had a demerit mark. Wallace, 73 years old, joined the department in 1869. He carries him self like a man of 40. When he joined the department there were 85 members, 78 of whom are now dead. ( He has seen the hand apparatus of volunteer firemen give way to the fire horse and has seen the horse replac ed by motor apparatus, the local de- ' partment being completely motorized ing the session the book work turned out included nearly 500 pages. The shop consumed between 12 and 13 tons of print paper during the session. ST. AUGUSTINE TIDE. Morning Date High Low 9..... 11:06 5:01 10 12:03 5:54 11 12:25 6:47 12 1:20 7:49 Evening High Low 11:30 5:15 12:13 6:12 1:00 7:15 1:58 8:19 GLORIOUS TRIP FOR BOY SCOUTS Special Furniture Bargains Vlinton, la, June 8 Two hundred boy scouts of this city are preparing for the time of their young lives as they will leave here on June 20th, bound for the wilds of Yellowstone Park. The trip is unique in the annals of youthful entertainment. It is being conducted by fifty business and pro fessional men of this city who will be hosts to the youngsters. Nothing so prosaic as Pullman sleepers will be used and hotels will be decidedly taboo. The boys and their hosts, together with a 23 piece band will travel in five automobiles while their sleeping equipment, com missary and such, will follow closely in five huge trucks. Camps will be made each niirht en route, the entire party tunting in the open. The personnel of the hosts will include doctors, nurses, a moving pic ture outfit and wireless equipment. The trip will consume more than a month of travel, starting on June 20 and endinir July Jt. 9 x 12Velvet Rugs $35.00 Grass Rugs - 8.00 up These Rugs just received from the manufactur ers, and are priced lower than elsewhere. We are showing a fine line of bed steads in Bronze, White and Oxidized in, Blue, Gray or Black. Call and get our special low prices in Beds. Gomes & Kellum NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE CORNER SLVENTH AND LEMON STREETS BASEBALL TODAY SANFORD vs. PALATKA Sanford has one of the strongest teams in the state but, come out folks and watch us trim them. GAME CALLED PROMPTLY AT 4:15 Boy Shoes Now Sweeping Reductions on all SHOES Hickenloopers Pre-inventory Sale Starts June 10 To clear up all odd lots and broken sizes before our annual inventory we are making RADICAL REDUCTIONS on all shoes. Shoes for . MEN. WOMEN and CHILDREN are going at prices you cannot afford to miss. One lot Women's Pumps and Ox fords, Black ancl White, Special values at $1.85. 1 lot ladies high grade Dress Pumps 6.00 to 7.50 values at $4.85 One lot Ladies' highest grade Dress Pumps and Oxfords, Pat ent and Kid, $10.00 to $12.00 val ues, at $6.85. Children's Shoes, splendid values down to 95c and up. MEN, LOOK AT THIS. Men's Dress Oxfords, $6.00 and $7.00 values, going at $4.85. . Men's Work Shoes, best values out, going at $2.45. We cannot enumerate here all the splendid values but have them open ed up for you to COME and SEE. DON'T WAIT. Best bargains are always snapped.up first. Hickenloopers Shoe Store Palatka, - - - Florida