The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 164, Ed. 1 Monday, July 11, 1921 Page: 2 of 6
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Orange Boy in Navy Writes Homes
Telling of Cruising From Strait
of Gibraltar to The Dardenelles
THE ORANGE DAILY LEADER
Mrs. F. W. Brown Gets Letter *“ wbal *>•* «* • »****»
We next visited the p.Uace where
From Her Son Marvin—
Visits SpaioJyiorth AfricaM
Italy, tand-Will SJ For SS 55 .«
1 urkey and Egypt Soon. W>yal balls a*e held, one as a coun- ®P
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$ t street
.Jr, % Brown* 511
fata recently received a letter
from her son, Marvin, who is in the
United States navy aboard the U. S.
8. Williamson, now in Turkish wa-
ters. The latter was mailed in Con.
Describing his trips ashore while
the king holds court, which la .quite
cil chamber, one where all cam
plaints by the subjects sire received
Slid one where the king tries ail
cases. ! This city is under two gov-
ernments. The French have a prtf
toctorate over it and they have their
own king and government.
'We were in Tunis for four days
and all of ns regretted fo leave
Qur next stop was at Ns pie, Italy,
BY VETS TONIGHT
■Regular meeting of the Jesse Jack-
son camp, No. to, of the Untied
Spanish War Veterans will be held
this evening at the Elks -home on
Green avenue at T:30 o’clock.
Following the meeting the veter-
ans and members of their families
wilt be entertained with a patriotic
program. W. F. Van Arsdule, a
member of the camp, will be in
change of the program. [
Former Orange Boy Is Honor-
ed by Kansas American
ship would be TrS Constantinople un-
his ship was anchored at various an<Lfrom there We v‘»lt«d ,h* ruln* *« 20 when they will sail
1 as a ebored at rarimis of ponjpeji Mt Vesuvius and Rome, [for points In Turkey nod Egy pt. Af-
ports Marvin writes:
was pur first stop after wJ left
, , Cherbourg, France. The city is a
♦ • typical Spanish place. It’s streets
* ' are extremely narrow and the
» hotupf are flush with the street.
** V "At this time of year Gibraltar is
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Pompeii is almost completely dug out; tor several days at each of the ports
of the lava and is a sight worth]in these countries the fleet will visit
seeing. Mt. Vesuvius is certainly an Russia.,
awe-inspiring sight and Rome is an! -1--L-::- *
“I was only in Borne four days so
did not get to see very, much of.it.
The following is reprinted from a
recent issue of The Wichita Beacon,
“The American Legion today an*
nounced plans for a pilgrimage of
Legion members to France in re
spouse lo an invitation extended
some time ago by the Fren6h gov-
ernment. Two hundred and fifty
members of the Legion, live from
each state in tho Union, were In-,
eluded in the invitation, the dele-
gates to be chosen by the state com-
manders of the Legion and to‘con-
sist of pipit who have been active Ip
Legion work. Former State Com-
mander Dr. W. A. Phares and Harr)’
A. Ortmeyer, a member of the state
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1T‘r: “* «»« ' •'' TOM THUMB WEDDING
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Monday, July 11,1921
party will sail from New York on
for Nils occaflop.
’This unusual Invitation was is-
by the Republic "
of Franco M
time ago through the
pluns pertaining thereto
M Chi. Umt M thVrorm,,
soldiers will hold several! meetings
atj0 councils in an effort to seek
some solution for the present un-
rest. A closer alliance between these
countries is .the underlying motive
for the conference. '
“The trip from New York to New
York will last thirty-nine days, slx-
cities, trips to the battlefields, etc.
“Whll^ in Paris Doctor Phares
has been chartered
The public is cordially invite* to
attend the Tom Thliiab wedding to
he given Tuesday afternoon at 6
and ft11 raUroad" “d hdtelB W|U o’clock at Stark park by the prlmady
make rates for the visitors. dM»rtmeni of »h„ Methodist Ku»d«v
ke rates for the visitors. department of-the Methodist Sunday
’A tentative itinerary for the trip . . rij [ . th . . .
includes visits to a score of French 4cho°1- dtr*Ct0r8 of U,e aatcrtaln'
will take some spatial work in ra-
dium under its discoverer, Madame
Curie. Doctor Phares served in
France 1« the Medical Cprpa and
Mr. OrtflOeypr was adjutant or the
3*6 Machine Gun Battalion, 84th
Division, and was in France for six
jnejat announced this morning,
i V-A free-will offering will be taken
for the new church building fund.
in* Kansas as special representative
of the Lutcher & Moore Lumber
#er the pr£sof «fne. CltyjraUoring
Work on the construction of the
anftepi building of the West Orange
high school will begin soon under
the direction of J. C. Markwtth, lo-
cal contractor, whose Bid for the
work pas accepted by the school
board. The building is to be a two/
room brick structure. ooe story In
Tuesday, a talk fhewu rtauwil
lor the price of one. City Talloriss*
a very pretty place. There are alljl visited the Coliseum that was com .
kinds of flowers here but what im-jpleted by Titus in 79 A. D. It is a;
pressed iue most was the fact that monster circular place, 632'yards in !
the daisies do not die like they do j circumference. This was where all!
at home but grow to be regular j the Christiana were prosecuted at]
trees, as high as seven or eight feet, that time.
* and when in bloom they* have a di-, "Another place of interest that l;
ameter or ten or fifteen feet. Thdlvisited was the Pantheon, originally
* geraniums Stg/f to be quite' large.it,nil! as* tqmple to the Pagan gods,
jj too. ] later consecrated rs a church to I
' “faxo other boys and 1 hired tfjMary and all martyrs by Pope Bonl
Spanlsli carriage and drove ail over facto V. At fhe present time It Is-
I the city , and out tej La Liria, In ] used as a burial place for the Italian |
f Sptdn. • There is not much to be kings.
seen there wmept an excellent view1 "i then visited the king’s palace.]
I ofi.tfie Hoc* of Gibraltar, which is.lt was originally built and used as
obtainable from that point. We!a residence for the popes. From
were in Gibraltar four days and j there i went to St. Peter’s church
then loft Tor Tunis in the northern and the Vatican, the present resi-
part of Africa. This belongs to'dence of the pope. I can’t bejtin to
-■France and is abouf the most up-to-j describe St. Peter’s except to say
date city I have visited, so far. on jthat it is the largest dburch in the
this side. We were the second [world and. up to date, has cost mii-
Atnerioan naval ship to visit Tunis ; Hons of dollars to build. It is the
in about thirty years, so we werejmost magnificent building I was
more or 1«wb of a novelty to the]ever in.
people, especially tile Arabs. | "The Vatican contains treasure
"The Arabs werP celebrating one and paintings that are wonderful to
of theit annual feasts while we were;see. It is said that their value runs
ttftra. The- feast lasts for ene into billions of dollars. That corn-
month ana during the day, that is'pietsd our first day in Rome. That
from foftr in the morning to seven night we visited several of the cab-
itt, fhe er^ping, they fast and pray, j arets and a theater.
Then'at'night they eat, drink and “The next Any we'drove out to
are merry. - It was quite an interest- j the Catacombs and went through,
ing sight to watch them at night jThey are built underground This
miles;was the burial place of more than
jrareione million Christians during the
tXn-[early'’period of ChristftrtHty. .* This
eSent Carthage, which-date back to Is a xdrasry place and one is glad to
y“*rs before Christ, and it get out into the sunlight again.
gives one'quite’a creepy feeliflg to
look at the skeleton of a person
that lived* over two thousand years
ties of jew-
have been dug out of the ruins.
’’From Carthage we went to vlsjt
“The trip to the Catacombs con-
eluded my sightseeing in Rome.”
Marvin is a native Orange boy,
having lived here up until the time
of his enlistment in the navy, during
the early part of the world war. Af.
t$r a year at home following the ex-
piration'of his first term, he enlisted
the wince of‘ the king\ of Tunifia.j again and is now in charge of the
Wo could not' go inside but we did medical corps of the U. S. S. Wil-
- eup of Arab coffee outside liamson which, riitli five other ves-
tbe Imlkee The Arabs powder theisete, is engaged in a trip around the
cOffee beans as fine as possible, mix,world. \
‘sugar with U and then boil It. You! He Stated in his letter that his
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Hicks, Robert E. The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 164, Ed. 1 Monday, July 11, 1921, newspaper, July 11, 1921; Orange, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth571591/m1/2/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar State College – Orange.