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HISTORIC FLIGHT NC-4 Reached Plymouth Safely, Com pleting Last Leg of Overseas Journey. Plymouth, England, May 31.—The American seaplane NC-4 completed its long flight from the United States to day. It arrived here from Ferrol, Spain, on the last jump of its journey at 2:26 p. m. local time (1:26 p. m. Green wich time). Keen interest in the event and the fine weather which suc ceeded a rainy morning brought out large crowds to greet the arriving Americans, the great wings of whose biplane were made out off the harbor at 2:23 p. m. The NC-4, making a dashing fin ish, swept quickly landward and three minutes later settled down on the wat ers of the harbor, to the accompani ment of c-heers from the crowds and salvos from all the steam craft with in sight—its memorable transatlantic trip ended. Plans to Fly Home. It has been learned here unofficial ly that there is a prospect that the American seaplane NC-4 may fly home over the direct Atlantic route from Ireland to Newfoundland. It is under stood a conference will be held here shortly to discuss the project. American naval officers say that the NC-4 is in better condition than when it bega nits flight. Further more the experience gained by all of its navigators and pilots would prove of inestimable benefit should the re turn flight be attempted. Left Ferrol at 6:27 a. m. The NC-4 left Ferrol at 6:27 a. m„ Greenwich time, and made the distance of approximately 500 miles to this port in 6 hours and 59 minutes, or at the rate of nearly 72 miles an hour. The seaplane's progress was reported several times in its flight across the mouth of the Bay of Biscay, first by the second station ship, the destroy er Barney, which it passed at 7:43 a. m., and next by station No. 4, the destroyer Hazehvood, at 9:03. The NC-4 was half way across the Bay of Biscay and by noon it had completed this section of its voyage, passing between Brest and the Is land of Guessant, between 12 m. and 32:30 p. m. Was Forced to Alight. Lieutenant Commander Read who brought the seaplane across the At lantic from Trespassey to the Azores and thence to Lisbon had intended ma king the trip from Lisbon to Plymouth in one jump yesterday. He was com pelled to alight yesterday morning in the Mondego river, about 100 miles up the Portuguese coast, however, be cause of engine trouble, but soon pro ceeded as far as Ferrol, on the north western tip of the Spanish mainland, "where the plane-was moored for the night, proceeding early this morning for this port. The altered program for the greet ing to the commander and crew of the NC-4 included a reception immed iately after the arrival on board the Cruiser Rochester. The formal re ception by the mayor of Plymouth on the Mayflower pier was set for 4 p. m. Officers of the royal air force will Reasons win/ ^ou should y A TT prefer ûiy ? ? 9 Large Capacity—The Rumely Ideal can't help but be a big capacity machine: it is built on the common sense principle of keeping the straw moving. There's ab solutely no chance for slugging, winding.choking, bunchingoranyother hin drance to lar^e capacity, when the straw is /<epZ on the move as it is in the Ideal. Saving the Grain—Saving all the grain is just as important as producing it —of course. The Rumely earned the name "Save all-the-grain-ldeal"— by saving it. In any kind of straw headed, bundled or ioose Takings— dry, wet or frozen—the Ideal handles all jobs the same—without waste. Clean. Work—This is accounted for by the extra large chaffer area, the ad justable sieves in the shoe, and the Ideal system of wind control—a guarantee of a perfect job of cleaning without waste, under every condition. The Ideal does the kind of cleaning that gets you no "dockage" at the elevator. Strongly Duilt—One-piece timber can't pull apart, sag or rot, as spliced or bolted members will. The Ideal is a one-piece job—sills, posts, deck rails, straw rack sides. Then, there are the heavy, substantial trucks, and all shaker hanger bearings running in adjustable boxes. That's the kind of construction that in sures long life. No Vibration—Vibration makes a young machine old before it has served its time—it wears out the bearings and pulls the shafts out of alignment. Counter balancing of all moving parts in the Ideal—perfect balancing of the cylinder —make the Rumely so steady running that when compared to other separ ators vibration simply docs not exist. Easy to Operate—You don't have to crawl inside the Ideal to get at the working parts. All bearings, concave adjustments and regulation of the blast are on the outside of the machine, also all oil and grease cups, where you can take care of them while the Ideal is running. The Ideal is built in four sizes—22 x 36. 2 S x 44, 32 x 52 and 36 x 60. tillMË VAN Ï.V wve SI H. A. YOTTER entertain the American airmen this evening at a Plymouth hotel. Marks Completion of Trip. Washington, May 31.—The Amer ican naval trans-Atlantic flight which began at Rockaway Beach, Long Is land, May 8, was successfully com pleted today with the arrival of the NC-4 at Plymouth, England, after a 500 miles "hop" from Ferroll,»Spain. Announcement that Lieutenant Com mander A. Read's plane, the sole sur vivor of the three had reached Eng land was sent to the navy department by Vice Admiral Knapp, at London. The NC-4 left Ferrol at 2:27 a. m. Washington time and should have reached Plymouth at 9:26 a. m., av eraging 70 knots an hour. After resting at Plymouth Com mander Read and his crew will go to Paris by direction of President Wilson to give allied officers attending the aviation conference there an account of their voyage. In the meantime the NC-4 probably will be taken apart for shipment to the United States. It may eventually even be placed in the national museum here. After news came of the arrival of the NC-4 Secretary Daniels sent this message to Commander Read: "All the people of America are hap py over your successful flight, which has been an epoch-making event in the history of the world. My congratula tions and greetings and good wishes." Congratulations to Commander Read and his crew and the naval air service have been sent by the British admir alty through Admiral Knapp. The admiralty's letter was quoted in the following cablegram from Admiral Knapp received at the department to day: "In a letter from the British ad miralty they state that this morning's news brings the epoch-making intel ligence that the space between Amer ica and Europe has now been success fully spanned by air by way of the Azores. It is with great pleasure that their lordships have learned of this success, and they desire me to of fer their congratulations to the crew of the seaplane NC-4 and to the Amer ican naval air service on the fine achievement." WEATHER REPORT FOR MONTH OF MAY The meteorological record of the lo cal observer for the U. S. Weather bureau for the month of May, 1919, shows that no unusual weather condi tions prevailed. The mean maximum temperature was 73.8 degrees and the mean min imum 42.2 degrees and the mean tem perature 58 degrees. The maximum or warmest day was on the 20th, when the thermometer registered 98 degrees. The minimum temperature occurred on the 8th when the thermometer reached 26 degrees. The greatest daily range of tem perature was 50 degrees, occurring on the 20th and 21st. The average range of temperature for the month was 31.6 degrees. The total precipitation was 1.22 inches. The greatest in 24 hours was .40 inch which fell on the 3rd. There were 9 days with .01 or more rainfall. There were 17 clear days, 10 partly cloudy and 4 cloudy days. Weather conditions during the month were favorable to growing crops. 12TH THE HARD LUCK REGIMENT OF THE ARMY Historic Outfit Never Got to Go Across to Fight Huns—Montana Men Among Them. Washington, May 31.—Here is the story of the hardest-luck regiment of the war, the famous old 12th infan try, one of the oldest regiments in the country. Its hard luck consists of the fact that it never got to fight in France, much to the grief of its sol diers, who come from Montana, Texas, Oklahoma, California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, Utah, Ariz ona, New Mexico and Illinois. The 12th infantry dates is organ ization back to 1798. Although these men had behind them the training and the traditions of a> hard-fighting reg iment and counted confidently on their share of the glory in France, but they had no opportunity to go across. They were halted heart-breakingly at the port of embarkation on the eve of de parture. The Germans had had enough. Nevertheless,' former President Taft says it should not be forgotten that the army who never had a chance to go over, as well as the men in the trenches, helped win the war. In a preface just issued by the regiment, he says in part: "Nor should these typically Amer ican boys and their commander allow themselves to feel that they 'did not take part in winning this war. The Germans showed a yellow streak in not fighting the war through to the end. They surrendered in anticipa tion of the just punishment they and their country would have suffered by being subjected to the devastation of war had they further resisted. They did not further resist because they knew that the United States had 2,000,000 men on French soil and 2,000,000 at home who were being hastened by the hundreds of thous ands to the front and that with these reinforcements defeat was as certain for them as if they accepted it by immediate surrender. The army of the United States was a unit. Those who were in front were strengthened, protected and given weight by those who were back of the front. Every man in khaki was part of the forces that won the war. The 12th regular infantry was a unit in the army of the republic and carries the laurels of the victory." In 1812. The history of the 12th infantry is the history of the American army. They fought in the war of 1812, at one time carrying their colors vic toriously into Canada. Later they were present at the battle of Fort McHenry, when Mexico City surrend ered to General Scott, the regimental colors were again carried victoriously into the land of the enemy. At the opening of the civil war the 12th in fantry was reorganized by personal decree of President Lincoln and made part of the army of the Potamac. The conquest of the west is the most picturesque phase of the life of this regiment. Its activities were Arizona, the Sioux in Montana, Mo docs in Oregon and California; they va'fied. They fought the Apaches in built telegraph lines in the great southwest, did patrol duty in the In dian Territory, and were called for duty in the great railway strike in Chicago. War With Spain. During the war with Spain, the 12th was at the front in the battles of El Caney and San Juan Hill. Later they were ordered to the Philippine Islands and took part in the guerilla warfare there. When the United States entered the great war in 1917, the 12th, just returned from service on the border, was raised to war strength by men transferred to its ranks under the conscription act and trained at Camp Fremont. When 1000 Texans, Okla homans, Montanans and Illinoisans were sent away with the Siberian ex pedition it was again raised to war strength and kept at intensive train ing while awaiting for orders to en train for the port of embarkation. They came the third week in October, 1910. By the time they had reached the embarkation port the orders were rescinded. Most of the large book just issued deals with life at Camp Fremont. The description of the different forms of training are vividly and humorously given by the men in the regiment who wrote the history. The following in structions of the regimental bayonet instructor are given: Can you hear me, man? The first thing about bayonet drill is to be hard. Look hard. Look like mad. Look so hard that when a Hun sees you he will get scared and run. I tell you, man, that bayonet work is the hardest work you ever done in your life. You got to be real men to do this work. You have got to have arms, legs and nerve. I tell you, men, I am one of the best damned bayonet fighters in the United States, but if you men will work hard, in three weeks' time I will make you so that you all will be just as good bayonet men as there are in the country, that is, of course, excepting me. Now I want to hear you growl. If you can't do anything else make more noise than anyone else. Now, damn it, men, get in and fight." ATHLETICS PLAYED BIG PART IN THE WAR Washington, D. C.—Head of larg est athletic program the world has ever known, director of the largest coaching staff ever gathered under one head, leader in giving wounded men in the convalescent ceiiu-rs work which helped them to reg 'i" normal life, Dr. Joseph. E. Raycroft. chairman of the athletic division, v. depart ment commission on trn ~ camp activities, will complete . ars this service while retu t0 the United States from abro. AI ay 26, 1917, the commission or 1 him to "go abroad" with the a! «lotie pro gram he had outlined a; second meeting of the organizat headed by Raymond B. Fosdick. On the 26th of May, 1919, he was on '.he George Washington, returning from Europe after seeing the program for which he was responsible carried to comple tion along the distant hanks of the Rhine. Between the dates, two years apart, he gathered together a staff of head coaches and instructors numbering one hundred and eight men, and through these, by intensive training courses within the camps, taught other thou sands to be instructors in pâmes, hand to han dfighting and physical devel opment. When the toll of war be gan to drift back from France in broken men, these same forces were mobilized in the convalescent centers and wounded men by the scores were helped back to normal life by the un derstanding of these men who have made the co-ordination of mind and muscle a life study. Develops Physical Fitness. The first duty imposed upon the athletic division was physical fitness of the men in the army. Work in the camps developed that the athletic director and the boxiVig instructor working together were the men to work out the program in hand to hand fighting and with the bayonet instruc tor, many of whom were from the al lied armies, to co-ordinate the bayon et fighting. This gave an unusual burden to the men at the head of ath letics in the camp and only the pres ence in the camps, as members of the national army, of many men trained in athletics and boxing made possible the efficient completion of the pro gram. These men were former di rectors of college and high school ath letics. The college athletics, men who had learned the fundamental lessons of body building in their sports were the backbone of the teaching staff. They were assigned to the schools of the athletic director, the boxing in structor, and the hand to hand fighting instructor, by the hundreds, and in some of the camps this corps of spe cial teachers numbered as high as a thousand men. Marvel of Completeness. To handle this number needed an efficient organization. The athletic council of the camp is a marvel of completeness. Before the first thirty men were sent to the camps as ath letic directors, they were called to gether. It was a new problem for one man to take the leadership in the training of from 30,000 to 60,000 men and these men, called from the larg est college positions in the United States considered it long and earnest ly before they decided upon the form of the business organization or rath er the promotion organization to be the athletic head of the camp. The council as defined at these conferences met the need so thoroughly that it is in use in the army at the present time, not only in the United States but in the organization of the A. E. F. in France. In this council, the athletic director and a staff officer are the head, the positions sometimes being consolidated as the athletic directors were commissioned in the army. Each regiment, or similar organization in the camp or base is represented by a man with power to speak for them, usually the athletic officer of the reg iment, and under these each company or similar unit is represented by one officer. This council is the directing mind of the camp or base, and as it represents every man in the camp it also has the power of direction under the approval of the camp commander. This organization, with Dr. Raycroft and Captain John L. Griffith at its head in this country, and with Colonel Waite C. Johnson and Dr. Raycroft at its head in Europe, is at the pres ent time in charge of an athletic or ganization which extends from Camp Kearney, California, the farthest point from the war at which soldiers were trained, to the bridgeheads of the Rhine. Because of the work of this organization, 4,000,000 are marching back to the ranks % of citizenhsip with a new idea of the place recreational athletics has in the life of a nation. Millions of men have learned new games because of the work of the teachers gathered together by Dr. Raycroft when it became certain that a new ideal in athletics must be es tablished in the army if it was to be the unusual army which was expected of this nation, an expectation which reached full fruition of the battle hell of the Argonne. "STARS AND STRIPES" IS TO BE CONTINUED Seattle, May 29.—The Stars and Stripes, official publication of the American expeditionary force in France, will be continued in the Unit ed States after its last issue in France on July 4th. The American Legion, newly formed veterans' association, is preparing to take over the paper- ac cording to a letter received by the Post-Intelligencer from Sergeant Ma manager of the Stars and Stripes, jor Richard S. Jones in Paris, business THREE MEN LOSE LIVES IN AUTOMOBILE RACE Two Burn to Death as Car Overturn« —Wilcox Winner of Sensational Sweepstakes. Indianapoiis, May 31.—Howard Wil-' cox of Indianapolis today won the seventh annual international sweep stakes race of 500 miles at the motor speedway, his time being 5:44:21:75. Two drivers, Arthur Thurman and Louis Lecocq, and a mechanician, R. Bandini, were killed and two others were injured. As a result of his victory, Wilcox wins a prize of $20,000. Fifty thous and dollars was divided among the first ten drivers. The other prize winners finished in the order named: Hearne, Goux, Guyot, DePalma, Alley, L. Chevrolet, Vail, G. Chevrolet and Thomas. Wilcox Leads at Half Way Mark. Wilcox and Guyot were teammates. Wilcox assumed the lead as the con test approached the half-way mark, and drove consistently throughout. He had two stops, once for a tire change and once to take on gasoline, oil and water and to repair a loose steering We Have Money For FARM LOANS Call and talk over your needs in the way of a farm loan with us. Farmers-Stockgrowers Bank Glasgow, Montana />% Compare Work" the "Royal" durability gives extra years of service. "Royal" clear cut type impres sions stand out—prove the perfect press work. The Royal versatility achieves corres pondence, card and bill work with equal facility. ^That's why big business the world over has standardized on this typewriter. The Glasgow Courier Dealers for Northeastern Montana knuckle. His average was 87.12 miles an hour. All records for the Indianapolis speedway were shattered by Ralph De Palma for the first 200 miles. Long stays in the pits, however, put him almost entirely out of the running and it was only by terrific speed that he managed to nose L. Chevrolet out of sixth place. Thurman's Car Turns Over. Arthur Thurman, driving a car he had re-assembled himself, was killed when his machine turned over on the back stretch before the race had pro gressed 250 miles. He was dead when found. His mechanician received a fractured skull, and was rushed to a hospital, where he was operated on. Louis Lecocq and his assistant, R. Bandini, were burned to death when their car turned over and caught fire on the north turn. The machine roll ed over three times before it stopped, pinning both driver and mechanician under it. The showing of several Frenchmen, made favorites at the start because of their sensational work in practice, was a disappointment to a crowd of 125, 000. The terrific pace at the start, however, in which they were consist ently among the leaders, resulted in many stops. Wilcox Wins First Victory. Wilcox has partaken in every 500 mile race held at the Indianapolis speedway. It was his first victory. The race was one of the most sen sational ever held here. Broken steer ing knuckles, the loss of wheels, two cars overturning without serious in jury, the loss of exhaust pipes kept the crowd on edge. The electrical timing device was broken when one car, putting in minus a front wheel, caught the wire and tore it from its connection. At no time was the field strung out, not more than two minutes separating the winner and the second man. The remainder of the field was propor tionately bunched. The Winners and Time. First, Wilcox; time, 5:44:21:75. Av erage, 87,12 miles. Second, Hearne; time, 5:46:15:05. Average, 86:64 miles. Third, Goux; time, 5:50:49:90. Av erage, 85.51 miles. Fourth Albert Guyot; time, 5:53: 33:50. Average, 84.85 miles. Fifth, Tom Alley; time 6:06:54:35. Average, 81.26 miles. Sixth, De Palma; time, 6:10:10:92. Average, 81.04 miles. Seventh, L. Chevrolet; time 6:11: 46:33. Eighth, D. Hickey; time, 6:14:38:62. Ninth, G. Chevrolet; time, 6:15: 14:88. Tenth, Rene Thomas; time, 6:25: 27:89.