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SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY M ORNING, OCTOBER 1, 1922
PRICE ; FIVE CENTS
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: 'JUAREZ QUIET
; AFTER REBELS
M ARE DEFEJVTED
Garrison v Revolt Leads 1 to
I Two Hour Battle in Which
Attackers Are Routed by
; Loyal Forces.
REPORT 20 'DEAD, MANY
; ! INJURED, 3 EXECUTED
federal Troops Are Search'
- ing Hills for Fifty Rebels
Who Escaped ;'
'f EL ASO,;: Texas, Sept. 30
I .While loyal federal, troops search-
vd the Hills around Juarez, Chi
ll uahua, ) Mexico, tonight jfor ; the
. 50 rebels atlll uncaptured after
H the sudden revolt of the garrison
. this , morning,' ' ; reinforcement
from , the ; south were hourly, ex
V lected. v American and 'Mexican
S patrols on both sides of the line
jl were watching" for -attempts by
jrevolutlonlste to cross the bor
der. It was reported that groups
9 of rerolutlonlsta In El Paso' were
preparing to eros.'r''"e-' " i ;:;"jr. .
The town of Juarez was quiet.
Small " groups ' of Americans ' Vis-1
Jted the city. .American enstdms
officials announced I the bridges
rwotfld remain open until midnight
as ttsnaU'V , '
' .'fMnrcula is responsible for
Tila affair flartarml IT lfndT
commander of the Juares garrlsoa
declared." 'X haTe ' reports that
General Manuel Gulterrei was at
'the bottom of this, although Cap
tain Fellciano Val Verde appears
On the surface to be the leader.";
f Informed .that the 43rd
inent hid rerolted, the sgeneral
hurried to military headquarters
on Leedo i arenne, where , he
I ieu.nd captain.. and 15, .men of
: tie 4 3rd on guard duty. ( : I ,
Jat.; otr. froni telegraph om
xnunlcation with; Chihuahua City,
General Mendes hurried, to El
Paso where he Sent telegrams to
Mexico City authorities and Oene
' ral Itagenjo Martinez, commander
of the northern' military soni' ?"
i Tou "': will findVme jln: juares
vtipn Ton arriTe. I will remain
! ' .nntn ' death If nece8siryJ? the
general's meseage 'to the district
commander read. I 1
''As the rebels': moved towards,
the custom honse, .machine gun
fire was ? directed at the loyal
force. V commanded "by V Genera
afendes. The bttle, . howenrer.
waa eoon . brer, with ; the '.rebels
in flight anl nsany. captured. . , ;
r Fighting lasted for. two, hours.
Despite ; the. adTanUge -the ha4
in possesion of the machine gnns
the rebels could not dislodge the
loyal army. Routed by theiheary
Cre ,of, the. federal forces, and
flank 'attacks,, the rebels! epllt In
to small groups a they fled south
east from the cHy toward the
. xwo machine guns, -100 rifles
(Continued on page 4)
DECISION IN STILLMAN CASE
CALLED VICTORY OF MOTHERS
. BY WIFE WHO FOUGHT AND WON
THREE RIVERS,: Que., Bet. 130
$ iThere can never be a reconcll
tat'lon hetween herself and James
k A.! Stillman.' Mrs." Anne .U.' Stiil
: ' man? said- today- on ; learning ' of
.' the decision handed down yester
m day ia Carmel, N. T., finding her
ion,: baby; Gpy, Stillman,1 Jejitl-
.' mate and dismissing charges of
mlscondnct Against her by ,', her
husband. , . . , .
Mrp.. Stillman recelted tb news
" of her Titory from. a correspond
ent of the. Canadian Press, as. sne
was hurrying by yacht; down he
Btil Maurice river, from, the tIU
l man camp at Graide Anse to um-
men medical aid for . Baby Cuy
who issald to be scrfously Ul at
"' thf,.cemp-l .. ; -''i
Ashed It a reconciliation might
. .be possibta Mrs. Stillman replied;
i ' "There is" aTrench ord whl-;h
.f wl)l be my answer, Jamatsaev-
; erl. wny "jamais.' yon may asaf
Because the father of . my son is
. dead.' no real father could hav
. hurt him so. It would . notf be
fair. The French said at Veidun
'lis ne passeront pas. It ;ws in
'tills spirit that I waged my battle
In Mystery probe
; NEW BRUNSWICK, N.-J Sept SOWith three mejtU
bers of the; state police, added to their forces, the combined!
detective staffs of Middlesex and Somerset counties today
continued their investigation in the slaying of Mrs, 'James
Mills and the Reverend Edward Wheeler Hall, rector of the
Protestant Episcopal church of St. John the Evangelist, by
ordering prepared an -authentic medical account of the Condi
tions of the two bodies When found. '
, County physicians were called upon in the preparation of
this account, which it was reported, might result in a com
plete reconstruction of several of the main lines of investiga
tion being pursued by the police. ' -
AH Investors Have ; Left of
$200,000 is Worthless ;
v Sgrap of Paper
'POMEROr, O.. Sept. k 30.
Wlthji bail fixed' at $3,000 each,
indications today were that Mrs.
Kraus,' 3 years of age and her
husband. George Kraus, aged 63
who are alleged, to hare obtained
between $260;000 and i, $300,000
tip Pomeroy . people ! with - th
promise of a retturn lor 10 - per
cent or better, ! would spend to
night and Sunday ' In i the ' county
Jail, t They, were brought to jail
Uat night, afterf having been ar
rested on ' a -charge ' of embezzle
ment. 'rfv:; "j? '' 't7 !; ":-
Until a lata hour today Chey had
not raised the bond.'' jlfrs. KraAa
la, In a state of partial coma antf
refuses to answer any i questions
of talk' to anyone. ; . .
' ; ; .Banker Is Victim ., t
Holders of alleged! promissory
notes, said to hare been givn y
Mrs. Kraus as security continued
to report to officials i today. .
' Fred Gugh, a, banker, said, he
lent Mrs. Kraus $75,000.
' ; mma Hamm, a domestic . em
ployed in the. Kraus household,
said she had $1,500 Invested, , in
the: scheme She said she took
promissory notes in lieH of salary.
Mrs. Peter Gloeckner, 93 years
of age reported she Jnt $12,000
to Mrs. Kraus. ; '
, ' Money Disappears
Creditors of the woman declare
they lent her the money on her
representations that a relatlre In
a distant city would Invest It at a
return of 10 per cent or better.
Vpien . interest time came, she is
said to ' have paid that due with
farther notes. T '
! A preliminary, hearing of vthe
couple has been set for "Monday
morning before Judgee Harry R.
Barnes. ' ' ' . ) - if
r There js mn,ch speculation, as to
what has; become, ' of .. supposedly
large, sums the woman is. said to
bfve obtained. Ko one. it is said,
hiss been able to obtain any in
formation as to where the funds
have gone.' ; .
and It is this sprit that! conquer;."
"Think God, the simple and
loyal people of Quebec! cannot be
.bought " against a? mother ; rising
In despair to avenge the honor of
her son. ."They thought 'that by
trampling the body of a child un
der, their loots they could gag
nev- but I was J upholding th
rights of . all mothers, and the
spirit of the mothers gave me the
strength to go through the dirt
of lh j courts l and to face the
abuses j of wj persecutors. The
good people of -this country have
understood , that. ' and . the. way
they, 'stood ; by me' showed they
realized that I was not fighting
tor; myself alone,; but that I was
rising to protect my sou.'
'AU mothers understood that
I . was' waging their, own battle.:
together with mine, and now the
victory has been won, the victory
of v. mothers. . :-'' -i
1.1; " : Wont Ask Divorce ' '
t "Mothers haie stood by me be-,
cause maternal love, was . trying
.(pontlnaed oopafa 4
Exhume Rector's Body
it developed during the Ques
tioning of the medical authori
ties that only superficial examin
ation had been made of the rec
tor's body, which will be exhumed
Monday Attempts, to correlate
reports found disagreement among
the authorities on many Impor
tant details of the actual con
dition Of both bodies.
The arrival here" of the three
detectives of the state police, who
were assigned by Governor Ed
wards on the especial plea of the
slain woman's 16-year-old daugh
ter, Charlotte, saw a redoubling
Of activities by all the. prosecu
tion authorities employed in the
New Clue Found .
: A short time; after three de
tectives reported , to Prosecutor
Beekman and were assigned to
plain clothes duty, detectives an
nounced that a new and startling
clue touching on the case had
teen found. They declined to
discuss Its nature, bat intimated
that an; arrest ' was imminent.
Matthew' Sullies, caretaker at
the Phttltps farm, wa taken un
der, guard to the prosecutor's of
fice and wa questioned for three
hours,. When he finally left tne
office. It was announced by de
tectives that "no arrest' lsJ In pros
pect and Prosecutor Beekman
said that Sullies'' had contributed
little towards the solution of the
Police Quizzed .
After Sullies had gone, police
and other authorities ' who wre
among the first to reach the scene
after the discovery of the crime
were summoned, in an effort to
gain ; additional information. Dr.
William H. L.ong, Somerset coun
ty physician, stated at ' this con
ference that jbi New Brunswick
policeman was responsible for
scattering of the letters about the
Dr. Long said that, the police
man had pulled the letters from
the rector's pocket in an effort
to identify the. body, and had not
Eight letters in all were found,.
It was stated. iThey were In the
inside coat pocket. Dr. Long said,
when the bodyjwas discovered. 1
Stabbed After Murder
Another physician questioned
by the authorities was Dr. E. I.
Cronk, health officer" at New
Brunswick. He expressed the
opinion that marks found on jMr.
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Halls hoay suDstaniiaieq me
theory that the murders were
committed by an extraordinarily
"After1 Mrs. Mills was shot,"
he said; the assassin knelt on
her and 'drew the knife across her
throat, almost decapitating her.
All efforts to learn through the
prosecutor's office the exact bear
ing which the eight letters louni
on Mr. Hall had on the case were
In rain. Prosecutor Beeaman de
clined to discuss their contents
beyond saying "they would make
excellent ' newspaper copy." and
adding that they contained mat
ter derogatory to members of Mr.
Hall's congregation: .
' PYROMANIAC SOUGHT
NEW YORK, Sept SO. A mad
man whose, mania for fires caused
the death of seven persons one, one
of ..thenif a four-year-old child,
thrown from a window by a ter
rified i mother early this morning
is being sought tonight by the
police, acting on information that
an attempt was made to set the
building next door afire shortly be
fore the apartment house at 241
West - 109th street, burst - into
FALSE TEETH .
TRIO IN JAIL
Young Woman and Two Men
Charged" wifh Stealing
$500,000 in Molars .
NEW YORK, Sept. 30.--Arrest
of a youngj woman and two men
today on charges of stealing faL.e
teeth from j the Dentist Supply
company, revealed what the police
say is one of the largest thefts of
dental goods in the history of the
city, totaling approximately $50.,
000. -Those arrested are MJss Fran
ces Peter, a clerk in the dental
company; Thomas Rrannigan, . a
drug clerk, and John Cunningham
a dental mechanic. The arrests
followed discovery by the com
pany's officials that' there was a
shortage of false teeth In their
stock, continuing over a year, and
that; teeth which they suspected
to be c$ their own manufacture
could be purchased outside New
York for $100 a set, whereas the
compahy could not sell profitably
under $156 a set.
Mysterious Baby Only Inno-
cent rariy in i lernan
Case Says Judge!
&OVTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 30.
Although asserting that "the only
real innocent party to the caBe is
the mysterious baby," Judge C
L. Ducomb in the city court hera
Ltoday ruted that Harry Poulin.
Charged. by; Mrs. John P. Tiernant
.wife of the University of Notre
Dame law professor, with being
the rather of her 10 months' old
child, was not guilty and should
The judge said that the child
"has been foremost in the mind
f the court during the trial, but
the clamor and the cries of the
public, the child almost had heen
forgotten. There can be nothing
further done to the two families
Involved In this contorversy with
the exception of what this court
might bring to the innocent suf
ferer, by- labelling this child
illegitimate, and this court will
not be a party to any additional
act or judgment which will bring
this child into further disgrace
in the moral sin of the mother."
Ti emails to Part
Immediately after the decision
had been given, Prosecutor Floyd
Jellison. announced that an ap
peal would 4e taken and the case
would be carried, "if necessary.
to the suprehie court of the United
It also was announced by Pro
fessor Tiernan that all hope of a
reconciliation' with Mrs. Tiernan
had been- abandoned and that
early next week he would take
Mrs.. Tiernan and the three child
ren to the home of her mother
in Bronson, Mich, where she will
make 'plans for her future.
Verdict Is Surprise
Proressor Tiernan said he would
leave the children in enstody of
Mrs. Tiernan for the time being
because of his deep sympathy for
"We have been in a lFving hell"
said Professor Tiernan, "but this
fact 'we have withheld from -the
court and the public."
Mrs- Tiernan, who fainted a3
she left the tourt room, and her
Husband were shocked by the
court's decision, it was said, while
Harry . rouiin, the defendant,
Iust as I expected."
Mrs. Poulin declined to make
WOMAN SEVERELY SCALDED
Mrs.', Howard . -.Highberger of
Arausvtlle, who was employed in
the restaurant in the stadium dur
ing the state fair, was Beverly
scalded shortly after 5 o'clock yes
terday afternoon when a large
quantity of coffee suddenly boiled
out of an- urn. - The burns were
about the face and back.' She
was hurried to a physician's of
fice where it was said the burns
were not deep, and would not
x. Oregon Sunday - fair,
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British Cabinet in Meeting
Until One O'Clock This
Bouillon Says Kemai Ready
to Consider Peaceful Way
Out of Difficulty i
LONDON, Sept. 30. (By the
Associated. Press) Tension "re
mains unrelated pending Word
from General- Harrington, "the
man on the spot," in whose tact
and judgment the British govern
ment places full confidence.
Meantime the Kemalists in the
neutral tone, as reported in the
Associated Press dispatches from
Constantinople are In no way re
laxing their military preparations,
and with delay In the projected
meeting between General Harj
rington and Kemal Pasha the
danger of : a premature explosion
remains threatening. '
Move More Troops
Fifteen hundred more troops,
consisting' of Gordon Highlanders
artilery and , other detachments,
sailed from- Southampton 'this
afternoon for Constantinople on
the transport Corsican, requls-
lUioned. by the government from
the. Canadian Pacific Railway.
Former Premier Venizelos of
Greece informed an interviewer
tpnight that before he would be
able to reply to the new Athens
government's request to represent
it in Eurqpe, he would need to
examine the Opinion of the cllied
countries, and as the French pre
mier had been nnable to free him
in' Paris before Tuesday he had
decided to acquaint himself with
the position In England,
would return to Paris.
Report MXo Change"
LONDON, Oct. 1. (1:05 a.m.,
by the Associated Press) The
British cabinet held a two-hour
council, beginning at 11 o'clock
last night, and then adjourned
until : 10 o'clock this (Sunday)
morning. -It was announced that
there was no material change in
the Near Bast situation, but this
was mereljr the official way of
Direct word has come from
Constantinople in the Associated
Press dispatches that M. Frank
lin Bouillon's . mission to Smyrna
has been successful, which means;
that . Kemal Pasha is ready to
consider a peaceful way out of
present .difficulties. Further an
nouncement was made at Con
stantinople that Kemal would
confer with the allied generals
early in the week and that Kemal
has been requested by General
Harrington, the British command
er,, to arrange for a new line be
tween the British and Turkish
forces around Chanak in the neut
Kays Kemal Reasonable
Paris dispatches to the Exchange-Telegraph
that Poincare has handed to Lord
-Hardinge, the British ambassador
and - Count Sforza, representing
Italy, a telegram from M. Frank-lin-Boullon
relative to hs conver
sations with Kemal. Lord Har
dinge is quoted as declaring that
Kemal 's ' attitude is very reason
No report on M. Frankin Bouil
lon's mission has been Bsued by
the British foreign office, but it
is understood that the French
envoy had previously reached that
things were nowise easy in Smyr
na and that he had been seeking
to arrange for a conference , In
Mudaaia, bat for the moment
Kemal Pasha's refusal to move
his troops from the neutral zone
bad complicated the situation.
ETarnate Eren Keul
CONSTANTINOPLE. Sept. 30.
(By the Associated Press)
The Kemalists" have evacuafed
Eren Keul and the British now
control the whole coast of the
narrows ; from hanak to Kara
Bpurnou. The latter, point pos
sesses an excellent key, enabling
warships to anchor In deep wateri
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AIM TO CURE
Notorious Bandit Wants to be
Relieved of Criminal
Leavenworth. Kas.. Sept.
30v A trephining operation, in
aneffbrt to cure him of criminal
teifdeiicies, may be performed on
''Itdjy Gardner, notorious bandit
whp is an inmate of the federal
penitentiary here, it was announc
A gift of $259 to defray the
exigenses of the operation was re
cent ly received here froiri a friend,
in tos Angeles and is on deposit'
in local bank, Gardner has re
quested that the operation be
performed, claiming an accident
in liia early youth, when a stone
felon hs head, is responsible for
hisl life of crime.
An examination of Gardner's
skiril has been made by prison
physcans and a report forwardej-j
to 1 authorites in Washington.
Whether the operation will be
performed or not will depend up
on Jthelr decision.
Mulder Case Against Phil-1
lipfWarren is Most Import
: I ant on Docket
DALLAS, Or., sept. 30. (C?e-
clai to the Statesman) Pok
coupty'8 ', October term of circuit
coujt convenes next Monday with
one of the largest dockets in many
The entire first day will pro
bably be taken up with drawing
the' grand jury and the naturaliza
tion of a number of foreigners,
although Judge Harry H. Belt has
set', the cases of Lady vs. Hilliard
and three suits of L. D. Brown
as administrator or guardian i vs.
Mary Jennings. It is hardly pos
sible that the court will have
tlirfe to try these three cases Moa
da and Tuesday will undRuMed-
ly see the real commencing of the
j Murder Vase Is Vp
everal suits will be heard dur
ing! the balance of the week bat
It is; hardly probable that the
murder case of the state vs. Thll
itpyarren will oe taken up un
til October 9. Warren Is charged
with, j having murdered Glen H
Prifcei and Grover C. Todd in the
towniof New Gran..Ronde. 4t Is
thought that a jury, to try the
case will be bard to find as most
people have heard the cae r'is
cussen and have made up their
minds al;out the alfair. 1 is
thojiht 'that one or two extra
venires will have to be called he-
thesjury is picked.
Witnesses Xomnnos s T
argij number of witnesses in
jcase Sare expected and it; may
porrite time to get these here
so thkt csourt will no doubt, have
to aidpouin for a few days before
begWninf to?try the case. War
ren who Was shot in the leg dut
ing tpe fray at Grand Ronde is
nowlconipletely recovered from
the I wound and appears ouite
cheerful. I Accordi
lie i;9 a model prisoner and
given no trouble to the otfl-
jsince he was lodged In the
couiiy Jail. He Is kept locked in
onel of the steel cells and his
meafli are brought to hfm daiiy
by lle officers.
0ar Hayter of this city will
deftnfd Warren at his trial 'end
the state will be represented by
W. I. Tooze. Jr.. ot McMinnville
and pistrict Attorney J. N. Hoi
LAD IS ELECTROCUTED
CAGO, Sept. 30. Roger Lat-
ta, 14 years old, was electrocuted
today) while helping friends to erect
a radio apparatus. He threw an
aerial wire over an electric vdre
when he grasped one end of
the flingling radio wire, was killed
BtRXS MAY PROVE FATAL
Ere EXE, Or., Sept. 30 Mrs.
Annfe' E. Huntly, R3, pioneer of
IJaneicouiity, was burned so bad
ly tait physicians say she will not
reccr. when her clothing caught
flrejffom a-gas stove, at her home
In Springfield late today.. Her
P0n.jfaptain f, B. Huntly. living
nexfi door. In trying to extinguish
the iflames, was severely burned.
SECRETARY PUTS IN
HIS RESIGNATION AT;
MEETING LAST KIGEiT
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A. II. Lea, for the past seven years secretary of to Ore
gon state fair board, yesterday afternoon submitted his es
ignation. The resignation was ' presented at a special meet
ing of the fair board held in the secretary's office. ' . ;
Although Mr. Lea asked to be relieved o his' duties at'
12 o'clock last night, he agreed to remain in Salem for 10
days and dispose of -the details in connection with the fair
which closed last night. Definite action on the, resolution
probably will be taken at another meeting of the fair board
to be held within the next 10
Man Acquitted After Coron
er's Probe Brought to
Trial on Warrant
BEND, Ory Sept. 30. Ed Hal-
cerson, rancher near Band, was
held to the grad Jury today by
County. Judge R. R. Sawyer on a
charge of murdering William Gar.
rctt. a neighbor, on the night of
July 1. Ilalverson admitted
shooting Garrett to death but said
the bullet which pierced Garrett's
heart was fired in self-defenso
when Garrett came to his home
and provoked a quarrel.
Halverson wis held for grand
jury investigationo on the' ground
that no explanation .had been
giVen by the defense for skull In
juries found In the course of an
autopsr. t' .
Admission of Mexico Into
At Geneva Meet
GENEVA, Sept. 30. By The As
sociated Press) Optimism over
the success of the league of na
tions-plans for the restoration of
Austria was voiced at the closing
session of the third assembly of
the league of nations tddaj'. The
Earl of Balfour declared that the
world' no longer Could tolerate any
derelict state and it was the obli
gation of the league to see that
Austria was put on her feet.. The
league, he added, would see to it
that it was done in such a "way
that no special interest would lay
its hands on Austria.
Lord Balfour said he did not an
ticipate failure, but if it did come
the full details would be made
In his closing address as presi
dent of the Third: assembly Augus
tin Edwards the Chilean minister to
Great Britain emphasized the im
portance of the admission of Mex
ico into the league, and paid tribute
to Argentine's sound judgment as
regards the universality of the institution.
Business Condition Survey lor -.1
Month Shows Great Improvement
wash i ngton, sept. 30. im
provement n the ILbor situation
throughout the t.iuntry both
through a reduction In unemploy
ment and a distinct upward 'ten-,
dency shown by wages. . was the
chief economic development made
during September according to
the monthly , survey of; business
conditions issued tonight by the
federal reserve board.
The volume of employment was
increased during September, tbe
board said. In consequence of the
return to work of the several hun.
dred thousand . coal miners, rail
road shopmen and textile work
ers. The period from August
15 to September 1?, moreover,
contained by far the largest num
ber of wage Increases reported in
days. ; - .'-;
Since Mr. Lea entered npon the
duties V' of secretary : of the lair
board profit has been returned
to. the state at each successive
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1022 Fair Makes Money
Mr. Lea estimated last night
that the fair just closed msds a
profit of approximately $10,000.
This amount may be swelled to
H&.000 he said when the receipts
are completed tomorrow.
During Mr: Lea's administra
tion more than i $.500, 000 baa
been expended in lmprovemccti.
These Included the erection of the
horse show stadium,' poultry
building, machinery, hall, blind
stand and. .the construction ot ill
the hard surface roads and side
walks in the grounds "The tsce
track also' has been Improved and
other minor mprovements are in-
Mr. Lea's achiever
ments." 4 . . ; . .
'. 8urceHHr in Doubt
Members of the fair' board 'are
reported to have been surprised
when Mr. Lea submitted his res-1
N ignatlon; They had knowledge.
however, that he sought to resign
more than eight months ago, but
because of his familiarity with the ,
fair plant, he agreed to remain on. ,
the job until the close of the 11 23
No successor has yet been men
tioned for Mr. Lea, although It Is
surmised that several : appllca '
tions will be In the. hands of the
fair officials by' next week.
':' In severing his connections wltk
the fair board Mr." Lea said U
was necessary because of personal
affairs needing his attention.
Ill IB .
Six Directors to Be Chosen'
by Vote of Y.M.C.A. in i
Middle of Week ,
All members of the Y. M. C. A.
are eligible to rote in selecting
the six new directors to be chosen
at the annual meeting ofths as
sooJatjon Wei-lnefeday alight. A
full j attendance, is desired for at
this time the election will be held '
and the general campaign laench. .
ed for both new members and new
Piui Wallace,' chairman of the
campaign committee, hopes to
have all ; the work dose within
one 'eek, and the association as
sured of its full support for;the
whole-year, i - . -,
An the gymnasium class athlet
ics afe, to start Wednesday night.
Classes are to be organized for all
the Y activities, and a full work
ing schedule will - be arranged
partly: according to the number
registering for the varlous.evenU.
aoy mopth sine the decline of
business) activity In": M20;
The most ! important Increases
occurred at copper mines, steel
mills, cotton mills, and tn the
building Industry. Unskilled', or .
etni-skllled workers reeeved iast
of these advances. '
Tremendous 'expansion In the -mining
industry daring Septen--'
ber due to the settlement of the
coal, strikes ; wss noted by the
board while manufacturing was
reported as being maintained at :
high levels and , financial , condi
tions continued to be sound. -
The general crop prospects were .
declared to be somewhat less en- '
couraging than a month ago. but,
expansion of both the wholesale
and retail trade was observe
with prices glo win ; constantly .