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I j - f THE CREENEY1LLE DAILY SUA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25. 1920. mitts f V"",,.':-.: - . Mexico's Tracts of Untilled Lands Await Coming of American Settlers If Countr yRemams Undisturbed by, Revolution for Next Ten Years It Will See Rapid Development Land Is Cheaper Than Anywhere Else in the World and Fine Crops Can Be RaUed Mining; anU Industrial Projects Beset with Many Difficulties at Present Time. c G. A. R. Vets End Sessions Yesterday By Louie P. Kirby. International Newa Service' Staff . Correspondent. MEXICO CITY, Sept. 25. If Mex ico remains undisturbed by revolu tions for the next ten years It will probably see more rapid and more substantial development than any oth er country in the world. This belief is enured by many far-seeing men who are buying tp land everywhere with a feeling of certainty that the prop erty will rapidly increase in value. Land In Mexico is cheaper," per haps, than anywhere in the world and offers unusual opportunities. A far mer with" a scraner can build a dam large enough to store water for the irrigation of a large tract. Capital, with ita .command of engineering tal ent could change the face of Mexico and plant orange groves and gardens where now there are arid wastes. The Mexican orange ripens sooner than the Florida or California oran ges and j could ; command the early holiday trade in America, but the groves here are not handled with ex pert care, the result being that 'the oranges are, as a rule, Inferior. . The same groves improved and managed by Americans would be highly profi table. :.. ;i . ' 4 The reat barrier to progress i Mexico is the harrowing experiences of foreigners, particularly Ameri cans, In the past few years. Even men who own land here tremble at the thought of returning to isolated places with their, families. It will take years of tranquility to dispel this distrust. V..-.U; I Americans Vho come to Mexico to buy land in the future will probably come in groups large nough to give one another some sort of protection. Repeal of the Mexican law forbid ding foreigners to buy land within sixty miles of the border would do much to help in the development of Mexico. Americans who would not venture into the interior of Mexico would buy farms with that area and begin the development of a badly neglected section of Mexico.' Need New Blood. ) It is said that thousands of young American farmers leave Iowa and Kansas every year to seek homes in 'nada. Bv r encouragement ar.i honest protection Mexico might get some of these and no courier is in greater jeed of new blood, neri?y and brains. . , Mining wilt offer opportunities in Mexico , but it will take years before the tangle in titles is straightened out There is a certainty of long and vex atious litigation over some of the min ing property which haa been closed down owing to the distributed con dition of Mexico Certain Mexican sharpers expect to get possession of mines under a law which clouds the title to mines that have been shut down or abandoned. " s Persons who think of establiBhing industries shou'd move with caution. Surface indications are often mislead ing in Mexico. ' An old man who had made some money in .the United States wenf to the town of Victoria and built a plant for the manufacture of ice. It is a large prosperous town on the National Railway and it seem ed that there would be a good sale for ice. But there wasn't. Before he could cultivate a taste for ice he had to close his plant. . 1 ' If the .town had been full of ice boxes before he arrived or if he had been able to supply each house with a refrigerator his ice plant might have been more succesaful. t PeopU Want Peace. It seems certain that Mexico will remain tranquil ,and that development and progress will go forward undis turbed. The people are tired of rev olutions and will not respond to the urgings of their diEgruntleH leaders, who are always aching for a jight if out of power. - One of the most pop ular men in Mexico recently tried to set on foot a revolution. But even his name failed ( to stir the ' pepple, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 24. The annual per capita tax of the Grand Army of the Republic late yes terday was increased fro mthree and one half cents to ten cents by the del egates to the annual encampment in session here. A change in the ritual j of the organization to read, "one I country, one language and one .flag" . instead of "one eountry and one flag" !ako was votnd. Election of officers 1 and selection of the next encamp (meht city was carried over until the , final business session this morning. The Woman's Relief Corps yester day elected Mrs. Emma W. Campbell, department president, for Minnesota, 'chairman of th2 executive committee of the national organization. Mrs. Delia A. Ricker, of Texas, was chos en chaplain and Mrs. Es lla Plopper, re-elected treasurer., Members of the executive committee chosen, included Miss Fannie M. Furgason, St. Cloud, Fla. Other officer are appointed by the executive board. Mrs. Nellie M. Goodman, Roxbury, Mtss., was elected, president of the daughters of Veterans. The woman's auxiliary of the Sons of Veterans yesterday elected Mrs. Blanche . Beverstock, Kenn, New Hampshire, president.' Girls Complete Hike from Coast-to-Coast 'NO COAL-EE; PREPARE CAMP DEVENS FOR WINTER'S CHILLS (By International News Service.) BOSTON, Sept. 24. Following an official visit by Major-General David C. Shanks to Camp Devens, it was announced that immediate plans will be made for , making the Ayer can tonment comfortable for officers and men during the coming winter. It is aiso contemplated, it is understood, to cut down the size of the camp so that it will have the facilities of a permanent post. who ardently want peace and some thing to eat. Before the Presidential election opponents of General Obre gen, who knew that his election was a certainty, sounded their, foljowers about an uprising. The responses left no doubt no doubt that Mexico will remain at peace at least for the present. i . (By International News Service.) NEW YORK, Sept 25. The Mis ses Beverly Bayard and Lorline Dav is, of Lbs Angeles, are in New York after a walk across the " continent which took them four and a half months. The started out with a joint capital of $20 and a lot of ambition. They still have the ambition, plus a tan that no money can buy, some foot callouses that do not matter, and a scrapbook in which is contained news paper accounts relating the progress of their 3,0(Wmile hike. Although their funds disappeared shortly after they started, there was never a night that they lacked lodg ing and never a meal that they miss ed. '' " ; ' ';-. . ,.. : "We found out that the American people are the most kir.dly and hos pitable folk on earth," said Miss Bay ard. s-':v;.t-'. Women Would Adopt Them. The girls were the guests of the rodeo management at the roundup in Cheyenne. Jack' Keams passed them thnmgh the gate for the Demp-Sey-Miske ' fight at Bentor Harbor. In dozens of cities they were enter tained by rotary clubs, Elks and other organizations. "In Eau Claire, Wis., a dear little old lady who lived in a cottage all by herself, wanted to adopt both of us," related Miss Davis., , , ' A "In Chicago we met Boyle Wool folk, the theatrical producer, and hf wanted to put us on in an act in vaudeville," said Miss Bayar. But the girls kept to the road, for New York was his goal. Miss Bay ard is an illustrator and Miss Davis a newspaper writer. "The story you are taking will be the last one . printed in our scrap book, Miss Bayard said. "We're go ing to put the dear old record away in moth balls, hunt up a garret in Greenwich village and go to work. Girls Safe on Road. . "It has been a wonderful adventure and a wonderful experience. I want to say that if there are any girls in New York who are tired of the big city, and who want to renew their souls, let the mget some stout shoes, some trousers, khaki shirts, knap sacks and start on a hike. -: "Girls are a whole lot safer on the NO WASH-EE" SOMERVILLE, Mass., Sept. 24. The 'heathen Chinee" referred to by Bret Harte was a model of child-like innocence to the proprietor of j a laundry in Somerville, according to enraged citizens of that city. " On go ing to his shop they were confronted by the following notice: ' "Closed Vacation. No coal, no coke, gas costee too muchee. Back in three weeks." . j WEIGHT OF MONEY ; MAKES GIRL DROWN open road than they are in the city streets. When funds run out there are always cherries to pick, potatoes to dig and other farm work to do, and the former is eager to pay for it in food and lodging.' C Both girls are only daughters of Los Angeles families. . Miss Bayard Is twenty and Miss Davis nineteen. "If New York is as good to us as the United States has been up to this moment," Miss Davis said, "we'll be the happiest girls in America." (By International News Service.) ,NEW YORK, Sept. 24. Eva Beat tie, a pretty tyenty-one-year-old girl, who has been detained by the immi gration authorities on Hoffman Is land following her arrival here in the steerage of the Kaiserin Augusta Victoria, was drowned in an attempt to save her sister. Bbth of the young women were in swimming off the is land when Eva's sister shouted for help. Eva tried to get to her, but sank. The sister was saved by res cuers.. It is believed that a consider able su mof money in specie dragged her down in the water. Monty fefc wHheet aatettoa ir Kutrra si m the tMMmeftt M ITCH, ECZEMA, , RINQWOKM, TITTER otj etaer nebine ttla diMette.' Try a 19 nMni at ear tiek. CENTRAL DRUG CO. EVER BILIOUS? Charleston, Mlss.Mrs, R. V. 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