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,ll I m DITIONS AS SEEN IN EUROPE the we sa* mue d vasta-]b in shed shields hot ts' F; a't O= 2eZ72o2:: 2L2 7:o? t ;7 "i' .... i[i Mina Taylor r" !!ii! resses The Dress hr Every Actwzty We left here on the 16th of August and from Coblenz took a night train Straight through to Antwerp, where the Olympic games are being held. W " e could not got a room in all Ant- Werp. The place is simply jammed With people from all over the world--- every nationality under the shining sun and hundreds of Americans. Brussels is just an hour's ride from Antwerp, so we stayed at the Palace hOtel there. It's such a wonderful hotel, i'd love to live there all the time. Had a funny experience there. In that big dining room. with or- Chestras playing and a babble of fqr- eign language going on. Charles heard from the table back of him this statement: "Her name was Nellie Northrup." When he told me 1 took a second look and saw a man whose face was very familiar, but couldn't Mace him to save my life. Pretty SOon be came over to our table and asked if I wasn't Nellie Northrup a~td if I didn't remember him. I Still couldn't place him. Then he told me he was Mr. Otey of Republic. FIe Is over here on import" and export bUs~ess When you first come over here to EUrope, moral conditions just startle You. Then you get used to them. EVeryone drinks wine and beer like we drink water and thinks no more 9f It. Water is never served and we al- Ways have a desperate time making them understand that we want just , I}lain water. The women, especially the English women, when the), have fil~ished eating always smoke a cigar- :Cite., We thoroughly enjoyed our two days at t'he Olympic g.~mes There ~'ere throngs of people of all nation- alities. And what beautiful elothes ~Were there Each nation had a ~'~s~lal place reserved in the grand- [Stands.. We saw some mighty good ~:1 |races; saw an American break the ~i~(!| |record in a high jump If Just hap- N l~e,ed that the Amerieans carried off i~iI I al'st everything while we were li'!! per. whieh was, of course, very ~ii] [~atifylng, The first afternoon we [ Were there an airplane flew down and [~to the grandstand walked non~ ~"L |~ther than the king of Belgium, A "|little while later we saw him con- w Zlgratulate the French woman cha m- |Ilion tennis playei" over on the tenn~ff |e~urts. We saw some wonderful ten- |M~ We saw the French and the |SWedes play, the Japs and the South |A~ericans, the En$lish and the lyreneh. The second afternoon the |~lltg,s two ague were there---the ~bWn Prince and-his younger brother,~ ~ae day the American Boy Scouts ~ere there and when "The Star ~,~agled Banner" was played, how ~ they stood at salute! Also. how cheered the American contest- ~S The Belgium king reviewed ~nt and they went direct to the boat nd ,~ there for they were sailing for ~O~e that day. They were a fine .ot ~king bunch of boys and it surely ~ast have been a wonderful experi- as ~ee in their lives The next day we went on to Os- el~de, Belgium. that world-famotls tttamer resort. The king's summer ~ttlace is there. It has a lovely ~tteh and broad walk right along the ~an and on the side of that are the [~Densive hotels, etc. At the end Ite broad walk is the ,Wellington ~ee course. There happened to be r~e big races on that day, so we :Rt. There were crowds of pec [~e, babbling and screaming ~flnterestedin the betting tha ' ~n:I! __ ~fng else. In onerace, which ~ to be a steeple ehase, there was ~se entered" by name of 'Far ~r~ , This horse had never been bten in a race and everybody was S~tlng on himto such an extent that ~Y had to close the books. Well, ~~ my soul, when FAr West got to ~ third hurdle he refused to jump ~d~m~ I wtsh you could have heard ~fgroans go up from the crowd. m~.~e Who had put their morley On o~ the less favored horses were t ~t$:~ 59 to 1, for they got all that , , ~ b6en plaoed on Far west. l-? ..... Well, you've all heard of the Eng- lish channel and what a seasick place it is. If it is seasick ordinarily, wi~at do you think it is in a storm? The boat careens from side to side and from end to end and I was des- perately sick. I neyer vomited so much and so hard in all my life and never saw so many sick people in one , place. There were only eight people out of 400 who were not desperately With this issue The Republic be- gins the publication of a series of very interesting letters from M'rs. Charles M. Ankcorn, formerly Miss Nellie Nortbrup, who, with her hus- band: Lieutenant Ankorn of the army of occupation, has been in Ger- many for more than a year past, sta- tion . sick and Charle~ one of the eight. ed the greater part of the time . was at Mayen. The letters were written That boat was u horrible mess before Iwe got off. to Mrs Ankcorn's father, I C North- I rup, of this city, and through hisI We had a lowdy trip from Dover COurtesy are made available for put)-] to London. Got into London about lication. They tell of conditions in]S:30 Friday night. We had dinner Germany and other European coun-]and went to bed and on Saturday tries a.nd recite in an entertaining-tmrning we started out an4 shopped manner experiences and impressiom~a~ little. Saturday was the only day during travels throug]~ some of. the we could get into the House of Par- "countries. The first letter was writ-lliament' so we hurried there. ~Ve ten under date of September 1, 1920,]saw the throne room, the robing and deals with a trip through Bel-lrm' the House of Lords, all uphol- gium.~Editor. /stered in bright red leather, the !House of Commons, not so fancy and [done in black leather and the lobbys, with their paintings and statues of famous men. Daddy, it would remind you a lot of congress, as we saw it. Then we went across the street to i~VestministerThat is such Abbey a famous old place, for everywhere you turn is some grave or statue of some prominent personage of history. We saw the older part of the Abbey, which was the old House of Parlia- ment. it has a roof which looks ex- actly like an umbrella Then we went on and saw the British museum, which is wonderful. 1 can't begin to describe it. It was there we saw the wedding dresses of all the queens and the coronation robes of the king- They were very wonderful indeed. ~re saw St. James and Buckingham palaces, the two royal ones saw Lloyd George's home and Scotland Yards. the famous police headquar- ters, and went back to our hotel for dinner. It seemed too good to get English food and real milk. I had not tasted a drop ~nee ] had been in Germany In the evening we went to see the musical production of Chu Chin Chow. It has been playing iu London for four straight years to a crowded house every night. It war, very spectacular and wonderful cos-l fumes. 0 On Sunday morniug we went vet to the St. James palace to see thei Royal Guards changed They h,'~l aI big band and made quite a ceremonyI of it. The mounted guards were the most picturesque, for they had on of "days of old when knights were :~ bold," etc, Then we walked around ,:~ both St. James and Buckingham pal- aces and thrdngn part of Hyde ~:~ over to Rotten Row, which is the l fashionable place for ultra-fashion-i able English people to ride. English ride with a short stirrup their elbows sticking out and look exactly as if they were preparing to fly. Then we walked down Pall Mall back to the hotel, measured thel course we had taken, according tot*~$ the scale of miles and discovered weIoo'-O- had walked over six miles. In the l~$~ afternoon we went through the Ms- the tional Art Gallery and National,.~" Portrait Gallery. Saw Nurse Edith l~,~ Cavell's monument, Trafalgar Square, !~ Piccadilly circus, Fleet street and St.l~} Paul's cathedral Oh that's a won-,~- derful cathedral. It has such agreat, i~ beautiful altar I forgot to say thati :~' ~ 1 saw, the ortg~ual B~g Ben clock. ~, A~ which is in of the towers of the ~,~ one House of Parliament. ~ Continued next week. ) BRIEF'GENERAL NEWS I ~' ............. ~:,4b - The nomination of former Repro- 0~0 sentative Iohn J. Esch of Wisconsin as ~ member of lhe interstate commerc commission was reported favorably to I~ the senate i~ Nominations of George Harvey of i' ~ New york to be ambassador to Greatt, ~ Britainl and ~[yr0n T He~-~.'ck of Ohio l ~ to be ambassador to b'rance were COIl- ~ firmed by the senate, /~ The house of the Nebraska legisla- ture passed a ~euate bill preventing all aliens from holding agricultural lands for more than five years Samuel Goznper~. 71 years old, pz'~i dent of the American Federation of Uabor. was married in New York tO Mrs. Gertrude Alnsley Gleaves Neu- schelcr. :18. artist, formerly of Zanes- ville. Ohio. The American committee for relief in Ireland has made puhlic a report of an investigation of cendiliens in Ireland by a unit of the Society of Friends. The report asserted that material damage "inflicted by the British forces within 12 months amounts to approximately $20.000000." l,abor forces of Great Britain are apparently broken irate sections as a result of the refusal of the National (;nion o.f Railwaymen and the Nalional Federation of Transport ~,~'orkt, r~ to continue their support of the strike retied by the Miners' Federation of flreat Britai~ ou April I THAT'S ONE REASON WHY YOU'LL LIKE MINA TAYLORS---BECAUSE OF THEIR PRACTI. CAL UTILITY AND GOOD LOOKS. THEN THEY'RE SO COMFORTABLE, TOO, CUT AMPLY WHERE EASE IS NEEDED, WITH PLENTY OF FREEDOM FOR ARMS AND SHOULDERS A~ID WITH SKIRTS CUT ABUNDANTLY WIDE. FOR THE MISS--FOR THE WOMAN OF AMPLE PROPORTIONS--POR EVERY WOMAN WHO LIKES PRETTY AND SERVICEABLE CLOTHES, THERE'S A MINA TAYLOR K~RE THAT WILL BE JUST RIGHT. PRICED SO MODERATELY, T00, THAT IT MAKES EACH ONE A REAL "THRIFT PURCHASE." .~- DO YOU WANT COMFORT--WITH PLENTY OF GOOD LOOKS, TOO--IN YOUR WORKING DRESS ? THEN GET A MINA TAYLOE--NOW. Specials in Our Grocery Department for Saturday and Monday ii Fresh Roasted Peanuts, special 21bs ............................................... 250 Medium Red Salmon, No. ~/~ tins, per dozen ....................................... $1.10 Lorrowe's Pure Buckwheat Flour, 91b sack ......................................... 85e Rolled Oats, Peacock .brand, 91b sack .............................................. ~Oe i!! Parian, (Centezmial) 9 8-10 poured sack ...................................... ' ...... 70e ,!~ Fiz~na, (Palouse Extro brand) 9 8-10 pound sack 60o ~; Olympic Rolled Oats. 3rV package ............ .~ ........... _ .......................... f$~ ili Corn Meal, yellow or white, 911) sack 35c, or 3 sacks for ............................ $1.00 Good Standard Sweet Corn, per oan ............................................... l~e ;i~ Good Standard Tomatoes. per can ............... .................................. 1~ :~: THESE PRIORS ARE FOR CASH 0R TRADE CHECKS. :i: NT RSTAr TRAO CO. o:o .to BeLLt e tr[ II II Illll J l I lll~l . FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. APRIL 22 AND 23 WEDNESDAY AND TKffRSDAY. APRIL 27-28 Jesse L. Laskey presents Wallace Reid IN "The Lov Burglar" A Paramount Picture. A wealthy thief of time becomes a thief in reality as the only means to steal the heart of the girl that he loves. It's great! Come! Special Matinee Saturday, 2 p.m. Admission 150 and ~5c. Night Show at 7:30 p. m. Admiuio~ 20c and 30c. ALSO AI John | Adolph Zukor ~ ...... ~, TheTest { Founded on "THE MALEFACTOR" By E. Phillips 0ppenheim He had only two choices: which should he take? {~0 to jail himself, for seven years, for a Grime of which he was guiltless or~ Send to j~l. for seven years, the woman that he loved, but who was guilty of the basest ~rim~ within the ken of man. Which did he take ? Which would you take ALSO A Paramount Magazine ADMISSION 200 AND 30c . CH~ C~:IKIR,$ ~IUt;IAM FO~X S PECIAt. PF~,ODUCTI(~I2! The greatest racing story in the world. Thoroughbreds and .high life intermingled with basic drama of the human emo- tions. Tense with life, ~:tion and aboundiug thrills. Also a Pox Sunshine Comedy "His UnlucKy Job"