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The daily press. (White Plains, N.Y.) 1929-????, December 27, 1929, Image 7

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‘ >200 t'v-i ’ i Champion Tennis Player Weds ceremony timple without Just after ceremony bride THE DAILY PRESS, WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27,1929. pnxra°KB 9200 OF TH E WORLD TOLD IN PICTURES earrh*G>mmiitcc Battleship Loaifc Electricity To City | Hurl ey Sitom in os Secretary of Wa r away in car and are lieved t o enjoying honeymoon the Galatea. Shrlby M. Harrison, one of the littcc of fife appointed by ■'resident Hoov.r to < mbark on n two Of Uirrr-ycar survey covering n vast range of social problem*. The Kurvcy. financed iij'thc Rocke ­ feller FoundaMpif, will.he a rtricfly scientific re.'er.rrh. carrird out by trained ^echnicmii- ; (Left to right) Patrick J. Hurley being - Secretey of \Por by Justice Harlend Fitke Stone of the Supreme Court, Washington, D.C. The administered shortly after Hurley ’s appointment confirmed by the Senate. He succeeds the late James W. Good. The ciont nirplano carrier, which recently loaned a supply of electricity t Wash., is here shown pod up nt Baker Dock, where its giant turbines w connection sJith the city's power plants. Onc-fourth of the ship's power a city ’ s threatened power shortage. the city of Tacoma. . put to work in direct enough to relieve the I M ORE ammunition, in fact *15,000,000 worth, is to be expended to finish the war. Not a war between humans, but by humans on one of the most destruc ­ tive parasites in existence. It is war to the finish between agricul ­ turists and the liediterranean Fruit Fly. known to naturalists as the-Ccratitis Capitals, and to Flor ­ ida fruit growers as a diabolical the cause of tha destruction waa discovered, it waa found to ba an insect smaller than that other men- which it differs in appearance. The fruit By is distinguishable by its black spotted baelt, white banded yellow belly and delicate smoky traceries on its wings. - The Uss of their revenue from the damaged crops galvanised the farmer* and fruit growers of Flor ­ ida into feverish and telling activ ­ ity. All ptagoe spots ware destroyed and dumps were marked wherein all f ruiV infected or thought to be tn- Uttlo Dorothy Rutlf, daughter of the famous Bnbe Ruth and his late wife, the first Mrs. Babo Ruth, who will get much less than the *50,000 supposedly left In the safety deposit box. When agents of the executors open-d the vault they foand only J3.000 in valu ­ ables there. Officials art at a loss to determine how the estate *jfran!t to such meagre proportions. The Willis L. King, president of the Jones ii Laughlin Steel Corpora-' tion, Washington, D. C., is included in the list of industrial hinders de ­ clared by Edward K. Hurley,- war ­ time director of the United Stale, Shipping Board, to hold practical vela powers against war should they (country: And although Kansas G ’ lv Man Gets Sensalionul Appointment General Dawes Feted in London Victims in New York Studio Fire Thedore Gary of Kansas City was unanimously elected treasure: o; the Republican Senatorial Commit tee. according to the annourcemrnl of Senator Moses of New Hamp ­ shire, chairman of the committee. She Finds a Lasting Place in History On January 1st, 17R2. in the city of Philadelphia was horn a baby girl who waa a F- ‘ ri U1 M m » lnt*»«rv of «ur country which tuno oannot offacc. On - j , at . was hor , n Boss, who plied her needle unceasingly for George Wash- °° pa, an , d fnr , lhc Father of our country himself. Betsy Boss was entrusted with the work of making the wonderful flag with its thirteen stripes and rirclet of a^ ‘ 5?\ . J J revd \ ,n , of , ,I|C 1 Stales (left). The. upholstery shop nt Arch Street. Philadelphia, birthplace of . t.-y ]; nM <msct). George Washington, to whom Betsy Ross present^ 1 the new Hag of th, new horn nation, Upper right) KcLsy Ross. ( lower ) Bet sy Ross presenting the flag to the Commandcr-in-Chief of tne Revolutionary Army. L IBERTY. happinri-i. prosperity, j all these wonderful things that we take for granted are •ymbolired , best by our national Dag, affec ­ tionately known as “ Old Glory.\ And It does not take much Imag- , inatlon to visualize how much the) designing and making of that flag | meant to the band of men in who — . lay the destinies of an in- ’dent people determined to d a country, rather than be a - - — V appropriate, therefore, it the woman who made our first , should have been born on »*ry J- For,.N«w Yi.Lt', Day, ■1712, t was the birthday of Bgtsy Candidate for V - Nobel Peace Prize Salmon O. Lenson, Chicago lawyer is reported a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is the au ­ thor of what is now tha world- famous plan for the outlawry of loin Spark*, young sixUen-ycar-old dancor. was jthcr of the ten persons who perished in the Pathc- - -------- . , — inhattan Film Studio fire at Park Avenue, New one of tne victim* in the studio fire. (Right) | York. SI 5,000,000 for Extermination of Fly Menace to Florida Fruit John D. Sr. Leaves the Cold North for Warmer Summer Climes KRqBn* John D. Rockefeller, Sr. one of the world ’s wealthiest men, assisted from the train at Ormond Beach, Florida, Ormond Beach is the annual of the Standard Oil magnate. Babe's Daughter ’ s Steel Magnate Listed Fortune Vanishes As Anti-War Possibility Through the efforts of Budget Director Roop and Secretary of Agriculture Hyde, *15.000,000 has been set aside to exterminste the destructive By known as the CeratiUs Capital*. (Upper left) — The menace to Florida fruit grower*. Fruit which haa been ravaged by the fly. (Lower left) — Budget Director Hoop. (Center) — Machine need la fighting the destructive fly. (Right) — Secretary of Agriculture Hyde.

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