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THE CHARLEVOIX COUNTY HERALD, (East Jordan, Mteii.J FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 1920
TRACE MEXICAN m RACE TO CHINA necent Discoveries Bear Out Tradition That Chinese Once Eeopled Country. MAY SOLVE ANCIENT PUZZLE Hieroglyphics Found on Foundation Stones of Pyramids at San Juan Teotlhuacan Indicate Primitive Migration From Orient. Mexico. City. Hierorlynhlcs recent- ly discovered on the foundation stones of the pyramids of Snn Juan Teotl huacan, 27 miles northeast of Mexico City, may solve the problem which has perplexed historians and archeolofjists for centuries as to the true origin of tlie Mexieun nation. These strange carvings are said by some authorities to be Chinese, thus tending to bear out the old tradition that in the dim past wandering tribes from China crossed to the new continent, settled within the present boundaries of Mex ico and became the progenitors of the race which now dominates this republic. So interesting are the recent discov eries that the bureau of anthropology has been Instructed to conduct a vigor ous research, and in this connection Fong Tslang Kuang, charge d'affaires of the Chinese legation In Mexico, vis ited the pyramids and stated that the hieroglyphics were similar In many re spects to certain symbols now in use by the Chinese. He declared the words "sun," "city" and "eye" were clearly depleted. Mexican anthropologists who have interested themselves In the dis covery have declined to pass final Judg ment -until runner excavations are made and more evidence obtained. Pyramids Primitive Marks. The pyramids of San Juan Teotlhua can as well ns those In Cholula, In the state of Puebla, are among the oldest marks of primitive habitation to be found in the republic. They stand as colossal monuments to peoples whose history was as obscure to the conquer ing Spaniards in the sixteenth century as to present-day historians. Because of their general construction, some au thorities believe they are the handi work of the Egyptians, who In some mysterious manner crossed the seas and denoted their'places of permanent habitation with these stone and cement structures, which are even larger than the most famous pyramids of Egypt. The little village of San Juan Teotl- huacan, which in the Aztec language means "CUy of the Gods," was in the early days of Aztec history the scene of extraordinary religious ceremonies. The two pyramids, one dedicated to the sun, the other to the moon, are known to have been the tombs In which nunureus or tnnni dignitaries were buried, and excavators have exhumed wrought stone containing human bones, obsidian knives, terra-cotta heads with broad faces and fiat noses, fragments of rare pottery and great numbers of arrowheads. . Find Mask of Monarch. One of the most recent and most valuable discoveries wag a jadelte musk of some past monarch with the brow covered with the diadem known to early Mexican history. The pyramid to the sun measures 761 by 721 feet at th,e base and Is 210 feet high ; the one to the moon Is 511 by 420 feet at the base and is 1.11 feet high. They both contain numerous chambers, and their several stories are completer temples In themselves, but connected by winding stairs. The Inscriptions having Chinese char acteristics were discovered through excavating In the ruins of what has generally . been known as La Claud- nueia tine uitaueij, nut which, ac cording to recent reports of Investiga tors, are what Is left of a pyramid larger and perhaps older than the two pyramids of the sun and the moqn. WANT MORE BIRTHS France Is Stirred to Urge Larger - Families. Government - Names Board Nation of Danger Dying Out to of Warn Paris. Prance Is at last arousing It self to the danger of dying out. The privately conducted, uphill fight for a higher birthrate has been taken over by the government through the creation of a higher council of natal ity. This council of 80, appointed by J. L. Breton, minister of hygiene, was asked to act Immediately. . Mr. Breton, father of five children, Is knowri as a strong frlen'd of large families. Three others of the new cab inet are advocates of measures to In crease the French birth rate. War cost France roughly 1,500,000 lives. A low birth rate, during the war years, cost France 2,272,735 loss of population. The statistics, made, -Into striking pictures to Illustrate their effect on the nation, Industry and war danger are being used In a vigorous campaign, by the national alliance, for the in crease of the French population. This campaign Is being conducted by letters to members of parliament, posters, p magazine, the Woman and the Child, and through the many socially and politically powerful persons Interested In the movement. The plainest sorts of truth are told the French about the decreasing birth rate. The national alliance nnd gov ernment officials hold that a family should hava three or more children. To encourage such families, govern ment allowances of CO to 200 francs a year are granted for each child after the second, under thirteen years. The alliance asks also for legisla tion to provide for the construction of cheap attractive homes available only to large families, establishment of 'supersalarles" In Industries to heads of such fandlies, preference In govern ment employment, the plural vote, giv ing the father as many votes as there are persons in the family, and ical war, on "birth control," known here as Neo-Malthuslanlsm. WHO INVENTED OUIJA Brothers Ask Baltimore Court to Settle Dispute. Brothers, Apparently Lacking Falfh ' In Talking Board, Ask Judge to Decide. Baltimore. At the moment that the oulja board, which some years ago ex- cited the country and then virtually disappeared, has again come Into the Umellgbt throughout the world, two brothers are engaged In litigation here over the ownership of the patent, t The trial Is now In progress of the , suit of Isaac Fuld, trading as the Southern Toy company, who I ask ing for an Injunction to restrain his brother, William Fuld, from deriving pecuniary profits through the sale of the oulja board. The plaintiff asserts that In 1904 he originated, manufactured and placed upon the market the board under the copyright name of the oracle 'and that later William Fuld started the manufacture of ihe oulja board. William Fuld asserts that he and Isaac Fuld were In business together years ago, and that the oulja board Is the original talking board, and claims that tlie oracle talking board manufactured by Isaac Fuld Is a copy of the one placed on the market by him. The Fulds about 28 years ago were In charge of a wooden toy factory known as the Kennard Manufacturing company, and the oulja board was one of the devicesthey made to entertain the young. It quickly won tremen dous popularity nnd so overshadowed the business of tho concern that the plant was largely devoted to the mak ing of. the oulja board. WIRELESS TO GUIDE FLYERS Patrol Planes on the Mexican Border Are Equipped With Radio Sets. FLEES FROM OFJUSSIAII REDS American Woman Says Russia Has Been Nightmare for - Two Years. After two years of hardship and ad venture In Soviet Russia, Miss Eliza beth Uolllger of Syracuse, N. Y., has made good -her-escape through the south Russian zone of hostilities and reached safety at the American Red Cross refuge. She Is one of the thou sands of refugee who re now crowd ing the shores of the Black sea, seek ing an exit through "Russia's Rack Door." - . Miss 'Holllger, who has resided for the past 20 -years in Russia, was liv ing at Kiev when the town was occu pied by the troops of the soviet army. Fearing violence she left her home and hid for days In the local cemetery, visiting by night the dwelling of some humble friend who secretly provided her with food. Eventually her hiding place was discovered and she was ar rested. On account of her nationality, she was Immediately released and al lowed to return unmolested to her home, but forbidden to leave the re gion. 'Conditions soon became unbearable at Kiev, says Miss Uolllger, "so I es caped at the first opportunity. Trav eling on foot and 1 suffering greatly from fatigue, .cold and hunger, I man aged to evade arrest and reach Ekata rlnodar. From Ekatarlnodar I walked to Novorosslsk." - , At Novorosslsk- Miss Uolllger ar rived In a state of complete exhaus. tlon, numbed with cold and half starved. She has now almost recov ered from her trying experience and Is temporarily employed here as a Rus sian Interpreter. She plans shortly to return to her home In Syracuse. "Russia, during the past two years," she says, "has been a terrible night mare. I never want to see It again. All I desire Is to efface forever from my memory the events of the last 24 months." "VIRGIN STAMBOUL" OF V-.- . . . o-y- y. :-:-::JB,:W v ji ' ! f ' I -vv. :;;;a.. 4 A . Change of Tone Tells Much. Susceptible persons are more affect ed by a change of tone than by unex pected words. George Eliot. OLD BUT FEELS LIKE NEW J. E. Williams, 1035 E. Boulder St., Washington. In order to reduce the danger of American air service pilots occidentally flying over Mexican terrl tory or becoming lost while on border patrol duty, the commander of the Ninety-first Aero squadron, stationed temporarily nt Ream field. Imperial Reach, Cal., has had every plane of the squadron equipped with a radio set "mIh L " 'ur : Colorado Springs, Colo., writes: "I feel Interference. All pilots are required be"er since I started to take Foley to check their position every five mln- IYWUey rills- 1 am years oia and as utcs. Mar as that trouble I am a new man." As n further precaution the radio Foley Kidney Pills strengthen and re- officer of the Ninety-first squadron has store the kidneys and bladder to health- .erected nt Ream field a radio compas I ful activity. Hite's Drug Store. . adv. station by which readings are taken while planes are sending In their po sition reports. As the course Is al most strolght east from Ream field the radio officer can tell almost Instantly whether a given plane Is holding to Its proper air line. Should a pilot become confused, lose or mistake his position and turn south. the radio compass would Immediately show that the plane was over Mexican territory. ; p OUT!:fl ; Screen Door '' S . Effiiil v COMPLETE with 1 Mm- IVW FIXTURES J J I STROEBEL BROS. t Sandalwood Fragrance. Sandalwood Is a fragrant wood yielded by several species of tree growing In the East Indies and other tropical countries. Because of th fragrance of the wood Insects will keep away from clothing stored lr sandalwood chests. Once the wood has lost fragrance, there Is nc known was of restoring It Was "Withdrawing Room.' "The drawing .room" ts a contrao tlon of withdrawing room. It wai originally known by the latter name and In the days of the Vikings, It wa! customary for the Jadles to withdraw from the dining room, leaving theh husbands to their drinks, while thej went Into the "withdrawing room." Spring's Promises. It Is not the variegated colors, thi cheerful sounds and the warn breezes which enliven us so much Ii spring; It Is the quiet, prophetic splrl; of endless hope, a presentment oj many happy days. Marget Opltz. A COMFORT TO STOUT PEOPLE Men and women over normal weight find Foley Cathartic Tablets comfort ing because of the light, free feeling they bring. You need not suffer from biliousness, sick headache, sour stom ach, gas, bloating or other results of in digestion, because Foley Cathartic Tab lets give prompt relief. Hite's Drug Store." adv. ODD INVENTIONS PATENTED Tornado-Proof House, "Pedal Calorlfl cators" and Other Queer Con , trivances Listed. Photo taken in New York shows Sari, the "Virgin of Stamboul." said to be the most beautiful girl in Tur-, of a New England man. key, and heiress to $100,000,000, who was discovered In -New York by Sheik Ben Mohammed, brother of the emir of Hedjaz, who sent him on the search. It Is said that the pretty Sari arrived here with an American array officer some months ago. The two worked ineir way rrora Marseilles, Alter a period the officer took to flight and - Washington. In enumerating some of the strange patents sanctioned by the patent office an attorney mentions a tornado-proof house, the Invention It Is built on a pivot, so that every breeze turns It with its head to the wind. Among other Inventions Is a "pedal caloriflcator," with which one enn blow upon one's toes to warm them. It Is a tube, worn under the clothing, with n branch leading to each foot and a mouthpiece at the top. Then there are a polisher for false teeth merely Disliked Dentist's Rate, So Made His Own Teeth - Tyrus Dunn, living near At lanta, Ga., needed several new teeth. He consulted a dentist. Dunn was shocked at the esti mated cost of the repair work which the dentist said was nec essary. "Won't stand for It," he said ; "I'll make them teeth myself." Dunn, who Is a watchmaker, molded his teeth In his shop In molds made from beeswax. He fitted thom himself and now fie demonstrates to friends by bit ing chews froni his tobacco plug and cracklpg nuts with his teeth. She took to dishwashing, later selling the end of a corncob stuck on a stick flowers on the city streets, a sanitary pocket for carrvlntr chewtai? However, all's well now, She Is gum, a wooden bit for nreventim? snnr. Staving at a leading hotel and won't ng. a noiseless alarm clock that yanks have to wash dishes any more. She the sleeper's arm Instead of ringing will return home with the sheik. It another that starts a mechanism that Is said her mother and father died of throws him out of bed. nnd n mnnM grief over her disappearance. Sari Is for counting es n it win iu ue uiuancea ro ine emir ana upon return to Turkey will probably be placed under his Jurisdiction. CANT STEAL BRITISH CROWN New Precautions Taken by Govern. ment to Avoid Repetition of Crime of 1671. London. The authorities at the Tqwpr of London arp taking steps to strengthen the protection of the crown Jewels that are kept there. Sir George Younghusband, their custodian, is planning to Install new thief perplex ing devices. The British regalia are kept In a BANDITS IN ATTACK ON SHIP Albanian Outlaws Fire on Vessel Car. rylng United States Red Cross Supplies. Scutari, Albania. The steamer Fko dra, flying the French flag and carry ing TVpiprlcan Red Cross supplies for Montenegro, wag held up by bandits while en route up the Bojana river, and one of the sailors was wounded. The ship had Juut reached a bend In the river when the bandits appeared with machine guns and began to em bark a boarding party In small boats. Tlio rnnfntn 11 wn rA V. i ce ln Wakefleld tower electrical- J V 177 ..SilRF POUNDS EMDEN TO BITS S5-?Si-J??-l5' iii?XTS2 lng the crown. d r,1(,,0(1 the fi,des nl uppr deck ui me oitm Mint iiiacnine gun Duuets. Famous German Raiding Cruiser Demolished on Cocos Islands Beach. Ii Blames Jan Music, Wabash, Ind. Jazz jnuslb is the cause of suggestive dancing and must go, according to Mrs. J. M. Ulrlch, police matron here. Sho has asked Sydney, Australia. The hulk of th fJerman raiding cruiser Emlen In th Cocos Islands In the Indian orpnn l reported to have been demolished bj ftU fraternities and clubs here to djs the surf. Continue music of that kind and dur- The Emden was heached after belna ,nH the last few weeks a number of defeated by the Aqstrallpn cruiser Syd-' Ja" selections have been stricken ney. I from the dance programs. As a re- Some of the Emden's guns werf J suit, Mrs. Ulrlch says, dancing hero paved by the authorities and one has Improved appreciably, and that trophy ln a public place In Sydney. I now there la Uttlo or. no complaint I to be made against dancing as It Is dono berc, ... - COURT-MARTIALED 14 TIMES British Seaman Sets Record In Army --Under Detention More Than Four Years. London. John Farrlngdown, a sea man, has been fourteen times court martialed, PAed four and half years under detention, ' and was never abroad, according to army records. He Is now serving three years penal servi tude for theft of postal drafts. CELEBRATE AT Y t a i nn U LJLuUUUU U U U LJ The Glorious Fourth will be commemorated by One of the Biggest Festivals Ever Taking Place in Northern Michigan. THERE WILL BE STREET SPORTS WATER SPORTS BASE BALL GAMES MUSIC EVERY MINUTE SPECIAL MOVIE PICTURES MONSTER SIGHT-SEEING PARADE and Other Attractions That Will Occupy Every Minute of Your Time During the Day. HOYNE CITY, EAST JORDAN and CHARLEVOIX HAVE UNITED IN MAKING THE CELEBRATION THE SUCCESS IT WILL BE. $25 00 CASH PRIZE FOR THE BEST DECORATED AUTOMOBILE IN THE SIGHT-SEEING. PARADE AT 10;30 A. M. VETERANS OF THE CIVIL AND LATE WAR WILL LEAD THE PARADE.