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1 1 nto, i Secretary i Hoover's plans
for spreading: a network of air
ways over the United States and
"putting: ,'wings on the American
public" by stimulating commercial
- aviation will be incorporated some
8,314 miles of aviation routes al
', ready being utilized, largely by
the air mail service.
. Plans of the newly created Di
vision of Commercial Aviation es
tablished , in the Department of
Commerce by, the last Congress
contemplate 1, 431 additional
miles of airways, chiefly in south
' eastern United States, which are
indicated' by ; the light parallel
lines in the accompanying map.
' i The first work to be done by
William- P" McCracken. Jr.. of
Chicago,, rec.en.tly ( chosen as assis
tant, secretary of . commerce in
charge of aviation, is the lighting
of the airways traced in this map.
The map shows 9,745 miles of air
ways, of which 2,041 are at present-lighted;
The department of
commerce expects before the fiscal
year is over to light 1,167 more
miles, and has already assigned
five service aviators to survey as
many Toutee forthe establishment
of guiding beacons' and boundary
lights for the' emergency fields to
be established at about every 30
miles along the airway routes.
Secretary Hoover's plans' for a
commercial aviation service, as re
" cently approved by President
Coolidge, contemplates two' great
air routes which would bisect the
United States East and West and
North and South, linking the At
lantic with the Pacific and the
Great Lakes with the Gulf.
The "transcontinental airway"
will run from New York to the
Pacific coast, via Chicago, Cleve
land, Iowa City. Des Moines, Oma
ha, North Platte, Cheyenne and
Salt . Lake City, dividing at the
' latter point with on'e branch run
ning "to San Francisr-o and the
other to Los Angeles. This route,
the map indicates, is virtually es
tablished Jby. usage, except for the
completion of facilities. !
The" southwestern airway" will
Ifnk Chicago with Fort Worth and
DallasjLwith stops at Moline, St.
Joseph; Kansas City; Wichita, Ok
lahoma City and Tulsa.
In addition, there will be the
various branch lines,, some of
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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
U. S. Government Stimulates Commertidl Aviation
which are Indicated in the map.
Within six months. Secretary
Hoover predicted during a recent
visit with President Coolidge at
Paul Smith's, a commercial avia
tion service covering the whole
country.' carrying- passengers,
freight and mail, will be a reality.
GAME WARDENS ELECT
SKATTLE COMMISSIONER WILL
BOTE. Idaho. Aug. 27. (AP)
S. F.Ttathburn, Seattle, Washing
ton state supervisor of game and
fish, was today elected president
of the Western Association of
State Game Commissioners which
concluded its sixth annual con
vention here tonight.
Government will spend $75,000
dredging shoals, in Sluslaw river.
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Rodgers Comes of Long
Line of Famous Sailors
Dead Ait Commander Won Much Fame bv Heroic Actions in
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27.
(AP). Youngest of a
"John Rodger?" who
long line of
distinction in the Am
since 1776, Commfcpder John
Rodgers, who died frsm injuries
suffered today in ai. aeroplane
crash at Philadelphia
as the hero of an attempted non
stop flight to Hawaii
Forced down into the PaciHc,
he and others of the crew pf the
PN-9 Number 1, one of the sea
planes which undertook the flight
from San Francisco bay in' Sep
tem'r, 1925, wero rescued pear
-cneir goal. They had been? miss
ing for nine days.
One of the pioneers in naval
aviation, Commander Rodgers had
been assigned to command of the
Hawaiian expedition after brilliant
serrice in the air service.
Born- here January 151881,
Rodgers entered the naval acad
emy in 1899. i
His first tour of duty at sea
after his graduation from the
academy began in 1905, he being
commissioned lieutenant in 1908.
'Aviation soon attracted" the
young officer, son of Rear Admir
al John Augustus -Rodgers retired,
and he qualified as an aviator at
the Wright training school, -Dayton,.
Ohio. Iater he won the
Hearst .prise as the first to fly
across the United States. 'Rodg
ers became a leading figure in
establishing -the air station in San
Diego in 1911. f
, He was promoted to lieutenant
commander in 1916 while serving
Rowers for Perfume
NW -PORK. The chemist's
laboratory has duplicated nature
"successfully, this" time in the
realm; of scents, and the' chemical
formulae of odors much different
than those usually associated with
chemistry will be told, the' Gold
en "Jubilee meeting of; the Ameri
can Chemistry ( Society - meeting
here September 6. : '' ; .
- Research in perfumes" head an
imposing' array of subjects which
life by the - biological chemist,
work in the dye industry, " rub
ber production, petroleum re
search ' and 1 hundreds of other
rjelda: wV ; ':t ;-.;: t
'. The largest; number, of foreign
chemists ever to visit America will
be included in the three 'or four
thousand attendants at the con
vention, among them being some
of Europe's foremost research au
Pilgrims. Progress Sets . ?
Demand in Book Market
-LONDON The sale of a first
edition copy of Bunyon'a . "Pl
grlnis'' .Progress' ' published; In
L678for 6.500 pounds has haul a
curifrus .sequel: J r 4' f
' During the next - few days fol
lowing the sale dOiens of people
wlWi had .read the .'news carried
copies of the' "Pilgrims Progress"
to" the auction rooms' In the fond
hope that' they , might possess a
treasure. The copies submitted
ranged from 10 to 100 years old
and " of course ' proved almost
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Flight From San Francisco
with the submarine squadrons, re
ceived the temporary rank of com
mander in 1918. At the close of
that year he was placed in com
mand of divsion 10 of the sub
marine forces with the United
States Atlantic fleet. Cleaning up
the allied and German mines
strewn in the North Sea was' his
next assignment and in June, 1919
he served with the mine sweeping
detachment. In December of that
year he was executive officer, of
th U. S. S. Nevada and the follow
ing November ho received the per
manent rank of commander.
Commander Rodgers in July,
1922, reentered aviation, being
given command of the naval air
station at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
It was while he was later com
mander of the U. S. S. Wright,
tender with the air craft squad
rons of the scouting fleet, that
Rodgers was selected to command
the non-stop flight from the west
coast to Hawaii.
The day after the reseue of
Rodgers and his crew on that
great flight, the aviator was ap
pointed assistant chief of the bur
eau of aeronautics, a post be did
not desire, but which he took only
at the urging of navy officials.
Recently Rodgers was relieved
of this assignment and given com
mand of a new experimental long
distance scouting squadron with a
base at San Diego. He also has
been presented with a gold watch
by the Associated Press in appre
ciation of articles he wrote after
Air Service Enlists Aid
of Old Time Stereoscope
DAYTON. The stereoscope,
that parlor thriller of the nineties,
has come back strong, and in 1 a
field where it may save lives. The
sterescope has joined the U. S.
There are times in war when
the topography of a tract of land
is as important to an army as the
layout of fields and buildings, and
ordinary photographs da. not
show topography well. Now the
aerial - photographer takes one
shot and then a second a . hun
dred feet or so farther on. When
he lands, . the two photographs
are placed In a powerful and
specially built sterescope that
makes little hills stand up until
they almost poke the gazer in the
Gullies and - ravines, indistin
guishable in an ordinary photo
graph, yawa ominously ' when
viewed under the stereoscope.
Yale Seismograph Has!
Coddling Infant's Care
NEW HAVEN, Conn. A codd
ling infant and the new sei sino
graph at the Peabody Museum.
Yale university, are very much
alike n certain respects. Both
toeed the most painstaking atten
tion. S; ..." ' .. :-: ... ,'
. The machine deep In the base
ment of the museum, with Us
foundations on bed rock, is kept
In a glass nursery; Like an in
fant it receives constant care that
both the crowing aVl rheumatic
pains of Mother Earth may be
faithfully recorded. , T '
Cotton, Corn and Rice Fid
Inundated, Death Lis
RAINFALL IS 13 INCH
Pathetic Stories of Ruined C
Told by Refugees, N'o Woif
Recelvel FVoiii Lone
NEW ORLEANS. Aug. 2
fAP). Estimates of storm
age tonight bad mounted
they stood between the five
10 million dollar mark as rept
continued to come into New
leans from the devastated are
Wednesday night's hurricane.
he?death list stood at five,
though there were several Tep
of persons missing in different
calities. Newspapermen who j
neyed 200 miles through
storm swept area told vivid stol
of the storm's toll.
Towns, villages and faimhoi
were twisted masses of ireck
Cane fields were flattejieti.
ton and corn fields wore ru
and hundreds of acres of rice
victim to the storm which deli
them with salt water.
Sugar Factories Hit
The storm, striking soutl
Louisiana, tossed its fury i;
the cotton belt of Louisiana.
ens of splendid sugar facte
along Terre Bonne were b
damaged by the storm.
Loss of tho sugar planters
not confined to the premat
harvest of their crops by
tropical winds. Livestock die
barns crumpled upon them.
''Rain gauges of Glenwood
Madewood showed that more tra
13 inches-or rain reii in ipss irx
12 hours, driven in sheets befdk
the hurricane which at times aoy
tained a velocity of 120 miles atf
jj Island Is Cut Off
suAnxlety was expressed for the
safety pf a group of prominent
Thibodcaux citizens who went to
Timbalier Island in the Gulf of
Mexico early Monday., All efforts
to communicate with Timbalier Is
land or the light 'house there had
failed today because the nayous
were clogged with water liHics.
Houraa, Morgan City and Thiba
deaux appeared hardest hit by the
storm. Terre Bonne. Asumption
and LaFourches parishes each suf
fered damage to property and
crops which was estimated at be
yond a million mark.
P0LA NEGRI COLLAPSES
FIAXCE OF VALENTINO GIVES
WAY TO GRIEF
KANSAS CITY. Aug. 27. (A.
P) Pola Negri, fiance of Rudolph
Valentino, collapsed in her draw
ing room on the Golden State
Limited shortly after it left To
peka, Kansas, late today when
she was confronted with a news
paper picture showing the dead
actor's body reposing on its bier.
It was the first time the Polish
actress, who left Hollywood Wed
nesday, to speed across the conn
try for Valentino's funeral, . has
given way to her grief. Miss Flor
ence Heim, her secretary, de
clared. NEW YORK, Aug. 27. Burial
of Rudolph Valentino has been
postponed until Wednesday to
await the arrival of Alberto Gug
lielmo, the actor's brother, who
is on his way here 'from Italy.
The funeral will be held Mon
day, as previously announced by
S. George Ullman, Valentino's
manager, and the body will be
taken back to the Campbell fun
Railroad Once Had $35,
Payroll Now in Millions!
LOUISVILLE, Ky. Rankin
welt among the leaders today in
the railroad field, the Louisville
and Nashville Railroad when
founded did not contain enough1
money In its treasury to. pay fot
a month's Ice bllf. as now con
sumed on any one of its leading
- The road'g treasury at the time
of its foundation contained but
$35.4 5 in actual cash. Today Itf
monthly payroll alone approxi
DKMPSEY LOSES WEIGHT
ATLANTIC CITY, Aug. 27.
(AP).--Jack Dmnpsey is within
five or six pounds of his fighting
weight. The heavyweight cham
pion stepped oh the-scales before
his workout today and tipped the
beam at exactly 195 pounds. .
c ATTinnAY MORNING,
jr. a w - -
and "kidnaping" one of them.
Two Ditched battles between the
(Outlaws -and "their pursuers wero
held during .the day, one in Se
quoyah county, Oklahoma,' and the
olhcr'ncar Rudy, Arkansas.
Descriptions of Martin ard Geo.
Kims, ex-convicts in tho Arkansas
state penitentiary, are said to re
semble thoso of the hunted men
Police Chief J. C. Wall of Salli-
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ook the of-
county they ar-
noon in Arkansas.
in the shoulder.
m tne car at Peters-
Members of the pur
se took' him to Van kin-
re It was said his condi-
ots were exchanged with the
jjemen when they closed in on
fugitives a half mile north of
tudy. The pursued men whipped
their car around and again es
caped. - No one was injured tn the
TUXNKY GOES PADDLING
SPECULATOR, N. Y. Augf 27.
vi(AP). Gene Tunney returned
IfVjii.s Lake Pleasant .training camp
this evening after a 18 mile pad
dle, 4' lighted as a boy With his
trip akd declaring himself ready
to plunge with renewed vigor into
his training for his bout next
month W;th Jack Dempsey, heavy
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A Feature Sale of 1000 yds.
- Hcrc3 an opportunity to shop for fine per
cales at a price that brings thefn near the half
way mark. Newest autumn prints in light,
medium and darks in full .36 inch" widths.
You'll like every one of these desirable pat
terns and most of all you'll like their low
prices. Early shopping gets the best patterns.
COOLIDGE BUSY ON
Ambassador Sheffield jVill
Discuss " Matter With
PAUL SMITH'S, N. Y...Aug. 27.
(AP.) Any recommendations
as to the' policies with reference
to Mexico that James R. Sheffield,
American ambassador to Mexico
City, may make to President Cool
idge, it was said today at tbe sum
mer White House, will have great
weight with the chief executive.
Discussing the proposed viHi,t of
the ambassador to White PJno
camp, officials said Mr. Coolidge
would like to see him and talk
about the Mexican situation and
obtain his first hand views about
condition in the southern republic.
Kq date has been set for the
visit?as yet, but it probably will
be soon. The ambassador, who
has come to this country for a va
cation, was received by Secrery
Kellogg of the state department
Wednesday and is understood to
be planning a visit to Atlantic City
before coming here.
In the opinion of the president
Mr. Sheffield is an able man and
trained lawyer, "who has' made an
excellent ambassador and has
handled a difficult situation In
Mexico with great skill, and dis
cretion. " ; -
That Mr. Sheffield is in agree
ment with the administration ou
its Mexican policy has been em
phasized by secretary Kellogg
both here and in Washington.
While President Coolidge has
not read the recent magarine ar
ticle of William Ripley of Harvard
college urging some action by .the
federal trade commission to . as
sure security noiaers more com
plete and more frequent Informa
tion about the financial condition
of corporations, he Is understood
to be inclined to doubt that there
is not so much opportunity for.na
tional as for state action in that
field. i .
Yet, any recommendations on
such matters that might be-made
by Professor Ripley, it waa said
today by the president, would bo
entitled to every consideration be
fore they could be dismissed a
unfounded- j ,
Moreover, it was .empbafzed
that Mr. Coolidge is keenly sTT
that there are 0,000,000 securttj
holders in this country and U
wants everything possible to' bo
done to safeguard their interests.
Klamath Falls Black Hutle
telegraph line, Ka. miles in length,
is about completed.
Nehalem Local telephone com
pany extends lines up Salmonberry
to Mayo camp.