A; j TIIE OREGON STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON THURSDAY MORNING. JULY 2S. 1921 IS DIVIDED Bipartisan Coterie Backs L Agricultural Credits and Raises- Havoc MORRIS IS MUCH ROILED Nebraskan Characterizes Kellogg Substitute As -Illegitimate Child . WASHINGTON. July .27. X bi-partisan movement in "the atiu ate today got behind the admin istration plan, for agricultural crtdU as. a 'substitute for the Norris. LIU. caused a split in the jsnofflcial agricultural "bloc" of senator a and roused to vigoro.ii protest Senator Norrisj Republi can, Nebraska, in charge of the measure bearing his name. Charges of "political machine" tactics against his bill were made" byt.Senatoir Norris, whose verbal blast Included the "administration broadly, fhe White House, VIca President! Coolidge, the cabinet and other government ' officials and senators, KelloKJC Bill AttacfcetL The attack which followed , an agreement today between Repub licans and Democrats to support the administration plan. to have the war finance corporation placed In chargei of agricultural credits, was directed at the substitute bill of Senator Kellogg, Republican, Minnesota. This measure was drafted by Secretary Hoover and Director Meyer, of the war fin ance corporation and was intro duced yesterday before a message from President Harding suggest ing such a measure, was read. Characterising the Kellogg . bill as "an Illegitimate child," Secre tary Hoover and Director Meyer s its, "wet nurses," and Senator Kellogg as its "foster father. Senator Norris said that the ef fort to defeat his bill was the topie of many. White House con ferences. It waa "no secret," he said, that the administration was opposed to the Norris bill. -. , Collusion Suggested. TV Suggestions of collusion be tween Vice President Coolidge and Senator Curtis of Kansas, Re publican whip. In connection with Senator Kellogg's introduction of the substitute were made by the senator. He said Senator Curtis, presiding over the senate while Mr. Coolidge was attending the Tuesday cabinet meeting a giv en the ; floor to Senator Kellogg without, the latter requesting re cognition The plans all were ar ranged. Senator Norris said, and coon fitter their consummation, he continued, Mr. Coolidge entered .the senate.- ' -'"---. .. The Kellogg bill. Senator Nor rls said, was drafted under "mys terious, secret" circumstances. . Railroad Debt Clause Cut. The Kellogg bill, he said, was changed, by elimination of origi nal provisions authorising the war finance corporation to, take over railroad, debt funding. "IlutUhe president forgot to change his; message and left the railroads In," he continued, add ing that the bill had to be chang ed' "to bring some senators Into line." " ; ' Senator Norris, referring, to Senator Kellogg as a "horny fisted son of the soil," declared that the Minnesota -senator was selected to sponsor the measure because he came from an agricul tural slateJ Secretary Mellon op posed the Norris bill, the senator said, and "could not help It be - cause he always has seen through . the same glasses, seeing banks, bankers, trusts and millions." Adoption Predicted. Support was given the Kellogg substitute, however, . by Senator Simmons. Democrat, North Caro lina, Other support came from within the agricultural "bloc" and the agriculture committee. The committee, of which, Senator Nor rla is chairman, today empowered a sub-committee to draft a new substitute bill. The sub-commit tee acted Immediately and, mem bers said, agreed to recommend a bill "substantially similar" to the Kellogg bill, turning over the agricultural credit matters to the war finance corporation.- The sub committee's report is io be mad? tomorrow to the full agriculture committee and predictions for adoption were made, it is pro poned to present it to the snat; tomorrow. ANOTHER MOTE IS SENT TO PREMIER (Continued from page 1.) bad these unionists In mind when he added that in the event of an Irish settlement being reaches! and parliament refusing to ac cept it, the government would consider going to the country :or IU approval. Vlt'W Optimistic Like Mr. Chamberlain in the house of commons yesterday Lord Birkennead took an optimistic view of the negotiations. There is a growing belief in Dublin that Ie Val;ra was. wait ing for release of the remainder of She members of the, Dail Kii- eana beiore taking a decisive step. f Alt Vi f ar . v - M,.MMBMMlBSWBBMMSSWMBWsl 11 1 1 ' i FASTEST MILE OF IE New Season's Records Are Established on Grand Circuit Yesterday Independence Replaces Monmouth Street Bridge INDEPENDENCE, Or.. July 27. -(Special to The Statesman) The work of replacing the bridge on Monmouth street has boon started and all traffic is now be Ing routed by the way of North independence to Monmouth. Kv- ery effort' is being, made to ex pedite work on the bridge so as to enable traffic to be resumed by the .middle of August wbAn arly hop picking . starts. Material for paving First stieet. from D to the city limits south I j all on the ground and the pav ii g of these streets will be started in. earnest by the first of next week. The street is now closed ar,d tourists coming in from the California line are being routed through the city by the way of the flouring mills, thence con necting with, the street at tin Verd Hill property south and r.orth by the way of the Southern Pacific depot. COLUMBUS, b.. July 27. New season's records were registered and some ElarMing surprises in hr.at results were noted in today's Grand Circuit racing. Millie I-iwin in defeating Peris cope in the first heat of the 2:05 class trotting, the Neil Houe stake, trotted it in 2:0:l',i. the fastest trotting mile of the year. Jim D. favorite in the 2:11 Deshier Hotel pace, also stepped in 2:02, the fastest mile paced this year by a gelding. He won the race with (something to spuri from a field that had real speed in it. The 2:12 class trot and the 2;w5 trotting! stake were split lieat affaiis. Hilda Fletcher fi nally won Ihe 2:13 event and Per iscope the latter. Harvest Brook won the 3-yoar-old pacing stake, "The Favorite" purse 12.500 from Kuth Vololii. the only other starter. The tint' was 2:18. Unfinished events left over from Tuesday saw one surprise when Johnny Quirk won the third heat of the 2:05 Elks' pacing stake from Roy Gratton. who had cinched the race yesterday. They are mountaineers to whom the avalanche and the precipice and the wolf-bark are familiar. their lite into man They put music. Tom Skeyhill, d CM v TROUNCED. BUT FOUL WE AN AFGHAN PRINCESS JN AMERICA Australian soi dier-poet. .-pt-ks in th evenine on i ,.;.. .,.,, v s'kevhiM came over from Gallipoli, where he hd been temporarily blinded during the arly part of the American partici pation in the World war. He wiw allowed to speak at the great Wall street liberty bond meeting. hat he ald, and what they saw in hi.s blinded eyes, and in his soUd as he 'aid It bare in the burning words of appeal, brought 123.000. 000 in liberty bond subscriptions in just 23 minutes. Roosevelt counted it a privilege to be on the platform with him. He has hob-nobbed with the leaders of the Russian revolution. He brings their story. wun i s suDiiraii). u Wj, in the seventh round on its rlnw-ini? utomanism and its' swinish greed and criminality and Johnny Wilson, Belt Holder, Floored Three Times In Seventh CLEVELAND. July 27. In a scheduled 12-rouud no-decision contest here tonight between Hryan Downey of Cleveland and Johnny Wilson, champion middle weight. Referee Jimmy Gardner of Boston gave the decision to WORLD DREAM OF KAIZER IS EXPOSED Continued from page 1.) eu3 quartet was named, had corat to Salem last night and heard the boys sing, he'd have given them not only his name but his lyr and his shirt and he'd have taken to herding sheep or swine, con vinced that at last he had met not his match, but his master. There is not one big,, outstand ing voice in the lot; not one that n iiAo ciin A A 9 a a f a ur n r jtrtil 11 11 a After Being Condemned j tinguish from the others, in quar tet singing. They are balanced INDEPENDENCE. Or.. Julv 27. like the great scales In the mint. (Special to The Statesman) where the writing on a piece of The old, frame building on C street paper will make that sheet out- Old Landmark Removed occupied in the days of the "wet period,',' when It was used as a saloon, is being torn down, the city council recently having con demned the building. Since pro hibition this building has re mained without an occupant and with its removal, no doubt, the estate of the late James S. Coo per, will erect a modern building, weigh another like piece of pa per minus the writing. This per fect balance is the perfection of quartet singing; it is the soul of music, of harmony. One big voice, bludgeoning or cutting the throats of all the other singers, might be fine of itself, but it would ruin ensemble singing, and the Orpheus quartet has steered beautifully, artistically past thii as it affords an excellent loca tion for almost any, kind of bus- one fatal menace of music. iness enterprise. Varied Proeram Given. : 1 The program itself, last night. i 1'ItATUM NEWS I was widely varied. Some clever v- j readings were interspersed with -'.fkatum, July 26. The Metu- me musical numDers. An ar odlst Episcopal Sunday school of rangement of the sextet from thig place was well represented ia Lucia di Lammermoor was a won the Sunday school parade last derful nresentation. Hawaiian Saturday, having 94 members and songs, humorous songs, old heart friends of the school lined up and about 100 attended the- picnic at the fair grounds. The .hope for recovery of Mr3. Elbert ' Powell at the Deaoonsss hocpltal which was very doubtful a week ago, affords great satia'ac tion to her many friends here. Mr. and Mrs, Powell were former ly both members of the Methodist Episcopal Sunday school here. Mr. and Mrs Mason and child ren from Mill City were over-Suti-day visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. .George 'Kieen songs were poured into the de lighted audience. "The Preacher and the Bear," ancient screeb by Campbell the basso, was a riot that almost called out the police and the fire department. Almost 40 numbers in all were given; some very short, but all with the mark of distinction and artistry Vacation Is Short. A Chautauqua artist is a busy person, as the itinerary of thses singers will indicate. They have a contract lor 4 9 consecutive Mrs. Tena' Hauman and her weeks of the year; they can rest three daughters, who spent sev eral weeks here left for their horns in Portland last Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Bauraan toc.k care of. her mother Mrs. H. De Vrles during .her recent illness. Pomeroy to Investigate , Recent Medford Fires II. II. Pomeroy. of the state fire marshal's staff, went td Med fofd yesterday where he was cal led to Investigate a fire which re cently destroyed a garage and the other three weeks if they feel that they need it, either to visit their htfmes or to patch their trousers or oh, anything. They have traveled from Louisiana northward, never sleeping twice in the same bed; never singing two consecutive days in the same town. They have learned to sleep on roras. in steamers, on car seats, in Pullmans, or to go with out sleep If the train schedules so demand. Two of the singers Glass and Campbell, first tenor and second bass, have been to gether for a number of years. Mr Glass is a COniDOSer of snner and a foul Vuon had been knocked down three times 'in this round and Gardner had counted seven on the third knockdown when he claim ed Downey struck Wilson while be was down and gave the de-cis-ion to Wilson. . A small sized riot followed the drvisicn. Downey had knocked Wilson down in the third round lor a count of two. J. .15. Wilberdin;r. chairman of the Cleveland boxing commission, announced that Ihe commission tave the fiht to Downey on a knockout. Wilberding said that the official time of the first knockdown was 13 Feconds and that if a foul was committed it was by Wilson's manager jumping intoi the ring while the count was goihg on. VISITS PORTLAND - AFTER 34 YEARS utter impossibility, before nis au- j dience in a masterly presentation. To miss Skeyhill is to miss a treat for the rovl for he brings, not mere entertainment, not personal egotism, but a spiritual picture of a nation in chaos and seeking spiritual light. There are othei beautiful numbers, instructive numbers, entertaining number.--;, but nothing else to equal it in spiritual insight into suffering hu manity, and its needs and some suggestionsas to how the ills may be cured. The lerture comes this evening, following the Jugo-SIav orchestra. rhiMifn Entertain! In the morning, the Children's Chautauqua will be running instill blast. -Miss Mildred Hush, the leader, is herself ono of the "chil. dren;" she is their pal, their bud- ie. their chum. Nearly 100 of the uniors gathered yesterday morn- ng to join In the good times that us fellers including Miss isush. have been Btaging there on the Willamette campus. Old games. and new games, ana games im ported from the uttermost parts of the earth are included in the repertoire. There are stories from the children of every land: funny stories sob stories stories Jrip to Metropolis Real Ev- childish minds and stay with them ent in Life of GeCTCe . i i r it I -' RU inrougn me. n, is a privilege , UA f nll to be a child under such guidance MaSOOU 0T UaiiaS as that given by the Junior Chau tauqua, anad the attendance is ex pected to grow daily. Free Lecture Slated The afternoon lecture i3 by M. Taylor, director of tho Chau tauqua, on the subject of sex psy chology. This lecture Is to be free Tor those who come after 3 o'clock. The gate3 will be opened, and all are invited to attend without cost. This free invitation, however, does not extend to the musical number, the Jugo-SIav orchestra, that opens the afternoon service at 30. o'clock. Mr. Taylor has a pro- j ance of the city. He made the found message to bring to the! trip to Portland 34 years ago the parents, present and prospective, J first of this month to take in a of Salem. It may well be the de-1 big Fourth of July celebration termination of heaven or hell fori being held in Portland at that many a life, the course that is I time. The trip down consumed followed after hearing his mes- Icractically an entire dav. over tUe Bage. All parents are urged to at-1 Aest side division of the South- tend. Mr. Taylor's lectures have Urn Pacific which at that time was oeen great mis in air tne cnau- i a narrow guage track. rauquas ne nas atienaea tnis year A week ago last Sunday, more than 2000 people turned out to hear a similar lecture at Lewiston, Ida., when the temperature was up to almost 100 in the shade g w , WMi., lit Hiin itu-m -mamm m i w ' n , . .... ,.;. I , v. xx ica -- ; iV - , - v ' . . T r - , i si r i !.. . -nrr ., - I i. . - ' . ,"'':.. : v.,, ,. .... . ft - rrv. - if v ' ' ..J L Z -L' - .-ss 3 w.V.a..?. K. '- .x.-,':.'.;.,' C',-: . .iKmimjinj. i LyiwmmHnimiaii.j w,,m 'W:m3!srl?vv.w Lw'j??w?yl?"Li'ljl5jw lHHtHH i r -tn Si ri -' j ifiiiiirii'-ir-n --rifh-i --- - - -frt lfl1 MJ"-ha'AleA-i---J-- DALLAS, Or., July 27. (Spe cial to The Statesman) George (la good returned Monday from a visit with relatives and friends in Portland. Nothing is unusual in the visit only that it was Mr. Hagood's first visit to the Oregon metropolis in 34 years all of which. time he has lived in tnis city and within a few hours ride from the city. Needless to say Mr. Hagood no- Only the lecture is free, at j ticed many changes in thea ppear Silent Tribute is Paid Funeral Train Livesley and His Ford PORTLAND, Or., July 27.- Mayor George L. Uaker, Adjutant General George A. Wrhite and a Dl, Tll., r- company oi wregon nauona. Dctllis. iiiiu liuiicy ldl I guardsmen were at the union sta tion here tonight to greet a train breaing the bodies of 4 4 Oregon and Washington soldiers who lost their lives in France in the lai war. There were no speeches but the officials and troop paid silent tribute. several automobiles. This makes the third fire in Medford recently other music they sang some of that has called for an official in- nis songs last night. Mr. Canto They'll have to put cowcatchers on the rear of the streetcars ami turpentine the motor and hire a few jazz speeders to run 'em if the new fashion of running into the street cars from behind is to nrevftil" Walter Livesley and his Ford j GiHS Leave Camp are not a on airaia oi a street car because it's the biggest. Last night they overtook the 6 o'clock State street car as it was setting out for Its trip, at Commercial and State, and jumped it. Wham! Wham! They climbed in over the hung-up passenger fender and rattled around among the dry iron bones like a horse in a bundle of, bamboo poles. The Ford wasn't big .enough to butt the big car off the track but it certainly did its doggondest. At that, practically no damace was done except moral damage. Fires, Are Fined photo by Underwood A Wderwood. On her way to England to place her three sons in school, the Princess Fatima Sultana, member of the royal family of Afghan-: istan, stopped for a short stay in this country. The Princess's bizarre jewels (she frequently wears a large nose pendant) and the native headgrear of the young princes-attracted considerable atten tion in the shops and in the lobby of their hotel in New York city. few minutes behind the other truck In reaching the scene. The roof of the DeLong home was entirely burned off and con siderable damage was done by water. McKown's Automobile is Still Listed as Msising DALLAS, Or., July 27 (Spe cial to The Statesman) Sheriff John W. Orr, who has been busy Tor the past two days trying to locate the Ford automobile of W. L McKown which was stolon from the latter's home in Fails City Sunday, states that though he has sent notices apd tele graphic messag.es to pracically every town between here and tne California line, he has had no word in regards to the missing car. Mr. McKown has placed a reward of $50 for the return of the car and information leading to the arrest of the thiefs who took it. BUSINESS BETTER IN WEST, REPORT Department of Labor Says Unemployment Rapidly Dwindling ) EUGENE, Or., July 27. Gwendolyn Pcnnock of Portland, and Alma Cummins of Eugene, were each fined $25 in the local police court this afternoon for leaving their camp fire in the Cas cade mountains burning. Upon recommendation of Smith Taylor. Cascade forest ranger, the fines were suspended as botn are work ing girls. SAN FRANCISCO, July 28. Business conditions on the Pacific coast are more encouraging, with renewed lumber activity relieving the employment situation gener- lly. according to a report mado public by the United States de partment of labor. "Industries generally are at tempting to stimulate trade by drastic price cutting," the report said. - "Declining construction vesilgatlon by the. state fire mar shal's department. The investigation was asked by the chief of the fire department at Medford. ' Wiffin I thought you said yon did not understand Russian? I say you talking to that Russian pedler. Poof I wasn't talking. I was merely sneezing, and he answered. NEW SHOW TODAY OORE TOM M "Misther Daniel Canavan"-delightful Irishman, fighter, lover and regular human being? A char acter youH never forget, in a picture that's 100 v-' - comedy . HOLD YOUR HORSES Adapted from the famous Saturday Evening Post 4 I' Story "CanavaA" by Rupert Hughes . Also Comedy News Topics HBBSTY .Where The Bij Pictures Show Den is tne proud but anxious father of four little singefS of his own that he hardly sees more than once a year. The quartet winds up 14a season at Los An geles late in the summer, when they trade their Ianters for beds end quit working 2 4 hours a day ior just three weeks. Then thev gc at it ajraln. They go from here direct to Ik., mono, wasn., and a little later to Glcndive, Mont. They wciw at, noseDtirg Tuesday night IK Show Today mere was once a side-show spieler who established his tent in a vacant lot and jelled himself black in the face and golden in me pockets, advising peonle to come m and see the wonderful the unspeakable, the unbelieveabl Catalmost!". H'd give them back meir money u mey dldn t aEree that It was a real catalmost. Wei it was Just that a kitten! They saia it was worth twice the pric to anow now clever h was. Tne Jugo-SIav orchestra that comes today, plays a native Balkan instrument, tho tamburica, which is as strange a word as the catal mosu tne unautauqua manage ment hasn t told exactly what is. and to those who do not know. It might be as big as an organ, or as little as a jewsharp; It mav squeal like a bagpipe, or squawk like a saxaphone. or whine like a m cordium. But the Jugo-SIav or chestra comes as one of the finest concert troupes on the stage to day. It comes from the Balkans where they may be trouble-makers in nationalistic ways, and war. breeders who delight in seeing somebody, -slitting . somebody's throat : 6r - picking., hi kingly poc ket of a treasured province; but outside of that, their dearest pas sion is music, and they bring it nil Former Salem Boy Dies From Illness at Camp Norman Arenz, a former Salem boy and son of Mr. and Mrs. Theo dore Arenr of Portland, died Wed nesday morning as the result of diptheria contracted at the boys Y.M.C.A. camp at Spirit Lake. His death is the first fatal case among the 14 boys who became sick at the camp. Arenz was a prominent Port land tennis player and a student in the Jefferson high school. He won the boys' championship of Portland two years ago and last month competed in the annual Interscholastic tournament of the Portland schools. All of the other 14 patients have recovered, according to the report of the city health board of Portland. Two theories as to the cause of the epidemic In the camp have been advanced by the camp offic lals. It is possible that some boy came to the camp from a home under quarantine for diptheria or it was thourht possible the truck driver who brought the supplies to camp might have been the carrier. DE E The orchestra gives two partial programs, afternoon and evening; two delightful presentations of the rtM r..c. ff rf ftnyotn - Committee Will Meet For Luncheon at Club Luncheons are to be' served at the Commercial club today and Friday noons for the working committees on the Commercial club maintenance fund. The com ro it tees are to work each day this week, and they are to make their reports each day, as well as lay plans for the day to come. AI! .committee members are urged to attend, though these are not gen eral Monday noon ' lunch invita tions, but only i for the special Loss Estimated at $2500 Mrs. McMechan, Who Is III, Removed sections, though held back by ex cessive costs. ' Demand for farm help "is below normal. Retail business is very fair. A senti ment of hopefuhiess prevails. . "Idaho Irip roved conditions a mining, a;i'icii:tnra, highway work and. sw-socal activities have reduced unemployment. Building is con? ervative. "Nevada The employment sitf uation is improved." A fair am ount of building, is planned. Im provement in the railroad sftua tion is looked for within the next few weeks. "Arizona Puildlng and high way construction are picking up, while agriculture is expected to absorb a labor surplus. On the other hand mining and allied in dustries show no improvement. "Montana - Part-time raining has afforded some relief, thougn no marked improvement in this line is expected for three months. tiuilding is picking up. There is some activity in lumber and pub lic works. The supply ot farm labor is ample. Railroads show little change." ' ' Little Hopcj That Measure Will Pasi Before Mid August Recess INCOME TAX READJUSTED Thrc Cent Postage Rate is Proposed in Shifting Burden ol Tax that the tax put throughj WCMIAX SCORES -MALES. . - ". FOLKESTONE. Eng., July 26. -Every woman knows that men, though Interesting creatures, are tiresome, hard to control and are prone to seek thoir own way in spite of warnings," according to Mrs. II. A. L. Fisher, wife -of the president of the British National Board of Education. .She told an audience, at the Royal Sanitary Institute Congress that most men became ill entirely through faults of their own aiid "sowed seed of trouble for themselves 4y eating too murh. eating the wrong thintts. drinkine too much, beinir lazq. keeping late hours or living in hermetically sealed rooms.-' WASHINGTON,. July 27. Hopes of administration loaders revision bill can b the house in time for a racess of congress bv mid- August apparently found little re flection today in the house ways' cud means! committee, which plugged away at public hearings on the measure with two days more allotted to witnesses. Chairmanj Fordney estimated that two wewks would be required for the drafting of the bill after treasury and internal revenue bureau experts have presented their final recommendations at executive sessions . planned for two days qf next week. Under this prograta. the measure would reacjh fh house about! August 15. . . -: Yeft Suggest Ions. Few new suggestions on tax revision hive been offered by witnesses, leaving the administra tion plan as a principal recom mendation (before the committee. This contemplates: Repeal bf the . excess profits tax and making good the loss ot revenue by' a modified tax on cor porate projfits, or. a flat addition al income jtax on corporations and the repcalfof the $2000-dollar ex. emption applicable to corporations to yield aft aggregate revenue of from four paundrea million dollars to five hundred million dollars annually, j Readjustment or the Income tax rates to maximum combined normal and sur-taz of 40 per cent and the Imposition of sufficient new or additional taxes of wide application to bring the reven ues up tO$4,000,000.000 a year.' No! Tax on "Soilasf Repeal of the "minor nuisance" taxes, such as the tax on sodawa ter. The! suggestion put forward that first,' class post a go rates be increased; to three cents got into the comimittee , hearing today without indication, however, that Jt had as yet been given serious consideration ty ins members. Postmaster General Hayes esti mated that the three cent postage would yield between $75,000,000 and $801000.000 million dollars annually; and. he paid today that department btudies were being in- et'tuted Ion which a report, and recommendations would be given the committee. ' , Most testimony today had to ctt with a shitting of the tax JTUrden, although organized labor through its spokesman, joined with tha. farmers.' organizations in nrgtn retention ot the excess profits tax MEXICO SAVES. DAYLIGHT Fire from an unknown cause partially destroyed the home o Walter DeLonz at 199G South Commercial street yesterday mor nine about 9 o'clock. It has been estimated that the loss will a erezate about 12500. The loss I partly covered Jjy Insurance. Mrs. Earl v. McAiecnan. daughter of Mr. and Mrs DeLong who has been seriously ill at the PeLonE home, was carried from the burning building by the fire men and taken to tho home of neighbor. Though the ordeal must have been a trying one in her weakened condition. Mrs. McMechan remained calm, and while being cared for directed the firemen as to how best to reacli the flames from the inside of the house. The firemen were aston ished at her self-control and ex pressed appreciation for her as sistance. Just how the fire started is a mystery, as it was said that there had been no fire in the - house during the morning. The first the occupants knew that . the dwelling was on fire was through a neighbor, who ran to the door railing that the roof of the house was burning. The fire depart ment was prompt to respond to the .call, though one of the engine pumps was being tested out at the time ot the alarm, and was not In the station when the call was en TPd. However, it was bnt a ri tes. costs have accelerated heme buiid- nsr in the laree coast cities. In n rural districts and in the can nine industries aemana ior iauor is tending to increase. nother optimistic feelin? pro- vails, the report added, in the mountain district, comprising the states of Montana, Idaho. Colo rado, New Mexico, I'tah, Arizona, Wyoming and Nevada. In those states public works are providing considerable employment while prospects for re-employment la mining and railroading are some what brighter. Buildins is re stricted principally to business structures, though someesidence construction is reported. , Parts of Ihe report, covering several of the states, follow; 'California Considerable un employment is still evident, ow ing to some migration from cities the farm labor supply is abnor mal. Home building is brisk, al thougs some construction is de layed pending labor adjustment?. Retail business is good. Confi dence In gradual improvement is generally expressed. trrgon IrosrwH-t Hotter. "Oregon While, unemploy ment is in excess of normal, there are some sipns of improvement. Activity in lumber is more pro nounced. A majority of plants. Idle forseveral months, have re sumed", in full or part time. Fish ing is dull and reports Indicate canneries will remain closed all season. PJxtensive buildrng oper ations are deferred pending lower ins of costs. Indications point to an abundant supply of farm labor, with decreased demands. Retail business Is satisfactory and indu"- tries generally are maintain! conservative progress. The gen eral forecast is for improved con ditions. ; . "Washington . There is no marked betterment of the indus trial situation. .Lumber is oper ating on a restricted basis, with reduced crews; some plants are still closed, i General belief is tha this industry would bo greatly re- I hred by adjustment -of freight R'iild!nr is active in porno MEXICO CITY, July 26. Day light saving time is to be cori tinued until the first of next year, according to a recent decision of the .city -.council. It was stated that the extra hour of, daylight has effected a great saving in electric, power. JAPAN TO ELECTRIFY ROADS TOKIO, July 20. a Japan is planning to electrify her railroads Electric engines will be used on the mam lines "for passenger trains. , - He There i3 nothing like ex. perience, after all. She is our greatest teacher. - She And there 13 jio holding back her salary, either. MISS MARY RUTTER TOWLE Blackberries and. Black Sears Both Numerous DALLAS,'.' Or., July 27 (Spe cial td 1 The Statesman) Wild blackberries are more plentiful In the logged off area of. the. .tim bered section of Polk county thii year than for many years past and evjery day large numbers of people jirom this city journey to the Sil(tz basin In quest of the de licious j berry. On account of the large nunhbers of the berries black bears afe also numerous and1 naraiy ,a a ay passed tnat someon-j Is not friphtcned away from some ' stop by the sudden appearance ot a oear, so iar none or tne berry pickers has had any luck In bag ging one. BRITAIN'S DEBT DECREASES LONDON, July 26. Great Bri tain's external debt now amounts to $1,167,563,000, a decrease for the tear ending March 31 of $117jl51,000, an official return states. Thje chief creditors are: - the United States. 972,704,000 and Canada. 54.339.000. S3 - A t . y 14153 Mary Rutter Tcwle la the . Cret woman lawyer east ot the willssisaippi Hirer t& b .ppolat ,ed aa y Assistant United t States Vhats a Summer Home Without the Statesman? i v ...... f '. '.- ' Mjuch as The Statesman means to your Salem home, it jmeans more to your sum mer cottage jit will tell you of the goings-on in your home town. Yjour friends at home are too busy to write you the nws, but your home paper Will give it to you: With its finely balanced ai tsortment of news, seri als, short stories, and hpme features' it will be a Welcome, daily visitor. Let the Oregon States man follow you to your sUmmer home. The Oregon Statesman Phone 583 ?