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TMUKttOAY, AUGUST J, -120,
THE NEWS SCIMITAR. riGE FIVE. ERICAN GIRLS TO PARTICIPATE IN BIGOLYMPKAD When she appears In front of Iff runt assemblage of the crowned r" First Time in History of Game Female Swimmers' Will , Cross Biq Pond to Compete J Wlth WorldStars. - NEW YORK, Aug. 8. By Interna- v.u.., ewa service.) For the tirst In history of the Olympic games Amer ican women swimmers will compete in the fames. When the American Olym- ft?n .Jr!?ve.8rt -Antwerp for the 1W0 Olympiad, 14 of America's cham- wwinBn swimmers and divers will oe s,monir em.', Miss Kthelda Elelbtrey. of Brooklvn. J' nailed as the greatest water kTV, na" ver "een. heads u-,el'Batlon of nynPh that will Btrlve for honors in Belgium. Corn- thi omPttlon about two year Sf-hhJf MJatbush K'rl has left a trail utteCe1 wnords behind her wher- 11 8u haa enured in aquatic events. . . i."" never been beaten In a ?iCrrloh. r?oe. in which ana actually finished, in a year. And in the past tf,f "i9 ha won tha national 50, 100, hijln,d B10,u'yrd. half-mile and mile championships as well as several na tional championships in the backstroke. -iiLii1. B1ict , "'Wd there was not the slightest hesitation on the part of the committee as to Miss Bioibtrey's nom ination and acuepcanee. The Brooklyn i! .. 8 Biltterea world's records and suhstituteu unes of her own making at 100 meters end at S00 meters, and from all indications her record-breaking Htreak is going as healthily as the slug ging streak of Babe Uuth, . showing no signs of abating, she has proven in vincible in all her oontests. and has riot even had dangerous competition rrom anyone save her teammate. Miss Boyle. Tj,lnK.tne wently held try-outs Miss Bleibtrey entered two events and shat tered existing records in both. In the (100 she set a new world's record of iitL1".5, a mar1 l,hat should stand for years to come. She also pet a world's mark for the 100 meters of 1:12 S-5 that ia just as immovable. Half way around the world came a fifteen-year-old girl, Miss Helen Moses, of the Outrigger Canoe club, pf Hono- Yi t0 iiy fi,r a 'ace on tll Olympic team. The Hawaiian girl is the best .2nlilnBwil,me,r t,hatJ ha ever been produced In Aloha land. Although she did not win in the try-out, the mem i T!i. ot . tlle se'ection committee were visibly Impressed with the wonderful stroke and endurance of tha girl and accordingly have placed her in a posi theglobe Q another Quarter way around i Brooklyn scores again with the se lection of little Kileen Rliririn. tho thirteen-year-old metropolitan fancy i-imiupion, r.neen nas worked to all the august neaas or Kumn. at Antwarn Ih bound to be some laughter because of the smallness of her stature, but when her diving and swimming ability Is comprehended those who" came to laugh will remain to cheer, i Miss Helen Wainwrlght, who had the aistinction ot defeating evcrv woman1 diver of note In the United States cl cently at the fancy diving tryouts, wilt I rrprnseni me w. . A. in Belgium. Lit tle Helen Is several months older than Kileen Hlggln and is but k few inches taller, The pair should make a tre mendous impression on the dignitaries on me other side on their spunk alone, for both have never been known to auail at diving from any height or Into any Kina oi water. Mrs. Frances Cowlles Schroth. tha Pacific coast champion, was also placed un me learn oy me committee. Mrs. Bohroth has had a very difficult time Iq tho West in finding competition. In her own words, she loafs through races because she Is not 'hard pressed. Her sudden form reversal in the tryout was due to the fact that for the first time sne secured some batter competition ana was entirely upset by the change. WOMAN'S LIFE HAPPIER; . PLEASANT AFTER "35" LONDON, Aug. 6. (By International wews Berv ce.l Addressing the Medico- Legal society on the suicide Idea, Dr. Josiah Oldfield said statistics covering a large number of years Indicated that women s lives artr 3 ft were pleasanter and more attractive than men's. In spite of the popular Idea that the young woman was the - queen of tha earth, and that at sweet 17 she had the world at her feet, it waa evidenced mat irom me ages ot in to Ha mora young women committed suicide than younar men. After 85 the burden of life became- so much heavier for men, or Ufa became so much more rosy for women, that irom ao 10 su men were always largely In the majority among suicides. 'STAMP LAW" NEW debt are on a large scale, the creditors us of the bankrunt court J "I believe in selling the antent and GERMAN PIMO PERISCOPES? NOPE! CHICAGO, Aug. 5. (By International News Service.) A few days ago Po liceman John McClellan spied what ap peared to be the periscopes of twp U boats bobbing up and down in the Gar field park lagoon here. He called the station. A wagon loaded with skeptical coppers arrived. There were the two "periscopes" . skipping about the placid surface. a Closer investigation provea mem to De the heads of John Kabult and John F, Ryan. The rest of Messrs. Rabuit and Ryan occupied an automobile which was still running. Rabuit was placed in a cell charged with navigating the la goon in an automobile while Intoxicated. His companion waa released. RUMANIA TO BUY AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVES WASHINGTON, Aug. 2. (By Interna tional News Service.) Ncgotiationb fur the supplying ot 600 new locomotives to Rumanian railroads are helnr con ducted by British firms, according to advices from the American consul-general at London, made public by the de partment of commerce. Payment for this equipment will be made wholly or Miiiaiiiiiiiiffiiiifiiiiiii AiD IN FINANCES Bankers Want Government to Act Many Million Marks Held by Other Nations for SpecuationJfYorthless. - BV FRANK E. MASON. (tiff Crr.pondnt Intamgtlonal New. fiarwl. bsrlin. Aug. S. German marks bought up and held by American specu lators, may suddenly beconra so much worthing paper if a group of German financiers persuade tha German gov ernment to adopt their proposed "Stamp" law. The stamp law, success fully carried out iq Cioho-Blovaklg, provided. a limited time during which all paper money had to be presented to the government for stamping. Money not in the country could not receive the stamp and became worthless for Czcho Slovakia. Herr Eniberger proposed a similar law for Germany, The allies protested vig orously, because It meant the loss of millions of paper marks held In their countries by speculators, so Herr Wri-J perger aroppea me matter. The German finance minister esti mated that 2p,000,OOV,000 paper marks were being held . in foreign countries July 1. Foreign J speculators manipu lating their marks holdings drove the Out They Go Friday ewl Arranged In Three Great Groups at B Styles, Sizes and Materials of All Kinds All the popular summer styles, also some under price purchased fall styles. pi El It Hi rT Ten' f W, Herbertsk? . S Aristiarifr&r" H is of iRfl, mm j value of the mrk so rapidly to a com paratively high point that It has brought German export Duslness to a standstill. Foreign manipulation has resulted In the German finance minister becoming absolutely helpless is their efforts to regulate German exchange by controll ing imports and exports. When a group of American finders who had a pool of more than a billion marks threatened ts drive the mark up to 5 cents and then to dump their holdings and let the mark crash, a few advisers of the finance ministry con cluded that their most effective weapon is to Invalidate the American holdings by giving 40 to 60 days in which to stamp German money, It would be im possible to return any large proprotlon of tha 20,000,000.00(1 within this time, and Germany would not only wipe out the speculator, but would wipe out with them a large part of Germany's debt expressed In their wholesale printing pf marks, Th stamp law advocates are gener ally the optimists who believe that Ger many will come back financially with out crashing to absolute bankruptcy. Another group of fli.anciers also repre sented In the finance ministry believe that Germany is now bankrupt and that her only salvation lies In taking tha whole worud into partnership In her In debtedness. They go on the theory that creditors may close out a small debtor tnreugn bankruptcy, out wi when a man owes too much ana his must finance him and do not dare m neutrals countries all the mark tney will absorb," said a counsellor of a Jroup of banking Interests. 'They don't are let thd mark fall to its real value now. because It would ruin them with It. The mark la more popular today than the poker chip for gambling. If we can increase the entente's and neutrals mark holdings from twenty to Alfty blillona, thk German finance ministry will not have lo worry about maintain ing the rate of exchange. The foreign speculators will have to do It In hu- A third rroun of German flnancleVs, represented by Commeriienrat Lehrer, Berlin, wishes to convert tne zu.ooo.iwu, Ann murks in foreign countries into In terest-bearlng bonds. "The bonds will be redeemed bv Germany In ex change for German exports," axplaint the Berlin Bourse Courier. ' An inter national rnnferencA to diSCUSS tha tllalt will be held within a month at Tha, Hague INDIAN BRAVE. STUDENT, WRITER, LECTURER, DIES KASTPORT. Me.. Aug. 5. (By Inter national News Service.) The Passamg- 3Uoddy Indian tribe Is in mourning, tanislaus Pana. student of Indian his tory and languages, four years governor or ine nwrvmiun, n wio 1 y mrrvnt on. nas a-one o me "nanny hunting grounds. Death was due to tuberculosis. . Pana was born- 41 yearn ago. on the reservation, which Is 165 years old. He attended the village convent scnooi, studied English and French, and then became an acknowledged authority In Indian history and inman languages. lirHinl in native costume he fre auently toured the. country lecturing and selllni tr nketafnads by his sauaw He wrote border dramas and played th leading roles. Two daughters, a son and widow survive him. DOUBLE-SIZED HOSIERY MADE FOR MURDERESS OSHIN1NO, N. Y., Aug. I (By Inter. national News Bervice.)--Th problem of properly clothing Mrs. Hattie Dixon, under sentence of death, has Deen imivttit hv tho, Ine-enultv of workers In the knitting department of Sing Sing prison. ... Mrs. Dixon could not wear any of the hosiery manufactured at the prison be. nonna ViAt limha were too larxc The warden cannot purchase any clothing for prlsonesr under the law. but tha problem was solved by knitting two pairs of stockings Into one. FISH GOJES UP. BOSTON. Aug. . (By International News Servlcs.lThe price paid to skip pers of fUhlng vessels for fresh ground fish has increased 209 per cent of late, owing to the constantly decreasing pro duction. Three-quarters of the fleets of Poston, Gloucester, Rockland and Provlnoetown have been either laid up or put to other tasks, leaving the field to a limited number of schooners, and team trawlers. Haddock, which recent ly sold for I cents a pound and less Is selling for oents a pound. Bteak cod sold up to 10H oents. Mackerel sold for 80 V4 cents a pound, and swordtlsn for H and U cents. EARL CURZ0N BELIEVES LEAGUE WILL FUNCTION LONDON. Aug. I. (By International News Service.) "The league of nations was not set up as a fully developed or ganisation of International government. To attribute to It tasks which efthe outset are beyond Us capacity are to handicap rather than to assist It." Thet Is how Earl Curson. of Kedle ton, British foreign minister, views the present agitation to give the league more power and using it as a means for WTiluh It was lateuded to stop wars. "I firmly believe," he says, "that the league has com to stay and that it will eventually fulfill the highest ex- ? isolations. But before It can do that t must develop authority and prestige, which it can only derive from Hie weight of public opinion. "The duty of Its friends is to make It aims and purpose a habit of thought with the votera of the country." Mala JLirmj 38 Do Thisand You'll Receive . Belgium Cleaning Service Every facility la to be had for perfeot work at thle mod ern oleanlng plant . . and deliveries are as promised. BELGIUM CLEANING COlr J I'OPLAR t FOURTH. T ' ,LJ Well-Dressed Men Will Appreciate This Sale of Men's Fine I FEATURED FRIDAY AT- e w-iv i - w A W.1 .Mi i'l i " S J i Jit I 1 1 I J r hi No, there is nothing wrong with them; they are made of fine La Jerz and pussy willow absolutely pure silk per fectly proportioned sizes and best of workmanship. All sizes; go on sale Friday while they last, $6.85. Men's Shop, Main Floor, North Entrance, Main St. mmdm Read News Scimitar Wants. READ T&E NEWS SCIMITAR CLASSIFIED' ADS Kf1 I'fW M""l'll i m mmmmmvmammmmmaWmmrm fF'ffr'-'" mR ., -mpmrn S Men's Silk Mull I Union Suits $2.65 I Athletic closed crotch, less than the value of the cloth, all sizes,' I colors pink and white, $2.65 suit. 9 Shirts andt)rawers 79c Each Finest balbriggan rgannents, f triple reinforced wearing parts, long and short sleeves, ankle drawers, all sizes 30 to 48. A SPECIAL PURCHASE SAVES 35 TO 60 ON Meifs mia:iiUM!iiii!8ii .1 s )ii,:ii!i;3:ifca!!ii:i!iiij:!ii!B:i.iiiii.iiiiiiiiiiiai!a You Know These Quality Brands Materials Are Flowered Georgette, Beaded Georgette, Foul ard, Taffeta, Rajah Silk, Organdy, Voile, Combi nations. ' Styles Are Straight line, ruffled,' embroidered, round necks, square necks, large sashes and hand some trimmings. We advise earlyN shopping, for at these prices they won't last long. SWEEPING CLEARANCE FRIDAY OF Pi 3. Flowered, printed and novelty voiles worth double and more will all go at this extremely low price. Women's Wear Shop Third Floor. Genuine "B. V. D.," ''Imperial," drop seat I and closed crotch, "Sexton," "Elco" and other well-known brands; every style ath letic, kn.ee length, one-quarter sleeve knee length, three-quarter lepgth short sleeve. Read the items. carefully; note the 1 brands and savings. Every one is a rare bargain. B. V. D. UNION SUITS $1.29 ' Athletic union suits everybody knows what j they are really worth; limit 3 suits. MEN S ATHLETIC UNION SUITS Pin check and crossbar nain sook; all sizes, 34 to 46. 79c MEN'S UNION SUITS $1.95 Pure silk stripe madras soisette, fancy tdlk mixed madras, jacquard stripe soisette and others, all sizes 34 to 46, everv wanted stvle, $1.95 suit. MEN'S UNION SUITS $1.29 Fine satin stripe madras, corded and fine i f woven madras, and !t i sleeve, knee length, also a lot of athletic closed crotch styles, limit 6 suits, $1.29 suit. B. V. D. Shirts and Drawers 69c Garment UNION SUITS $1.49 ,iiiMi.iiwi iiiJililiiill..l!iiul.!tMulil lUiiiiiiyiiiiiiiiiiui uiubLbituu. as.; iwia;:i lUii c tin mo ;iiui.i juuJt;:tii;!ii.'!'Ji- Limit. 4 suits. (Main Floor.) Limit 4 Suits Fine knit lisle and balbriggan, closed crotch, every style white and cream sizes 'M to 4(. (MAIN FLOOR.) MEN'S UNION SUITS $1.39 1 Satin striped madras and other fine p cloths, closed crotch and drop seat, 4 ij sleeve and knee and length; a won- derful wearing garment, 3 for $4. g MEN'S UNION SUITS $3.65 I Pure silk and silk fiber athletic closed crotch union suits, the famous Excelsior f brand, none better; sizes M to 50. 3 - :l Fine nainsook and madras, athletic and j short sleeve styles, the best known U brands, $1.19 suit 4 for $4.50. (Main Floor.) MPM'C ITNTflM QITITG $1 10 I uMiiuttuy a 3iiiiiU.i;k.i;.tt!ffiL I'SyiiiilM'iiaiiiit'lu..!::.