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OCTOBER 1, 1926 Ir 7 PRICE FIVE CENTS V.' i' I i 1 1 otltlillWOI : "rcgon UTaU 1MU Wins ; nnnpq m pi av PrMsc; 35 Horsea Enter UUill U I U I Lfll I Crack American Leg i b n , Musical Units to Compete - . for Honors Today i :? i 1L ' PPEAR AT FAIR -TWICE Competition Set for 4 o'clock; DHa t Hone Show Also; vr Attendance Assures ; i Financial Snccesa Oregon cities will take part In the vdrom corps competition this after-. noon -at 4 o'clock at the - fair grounds In celebration of Ameri can: Legion day at ther state fair. In the Teninc the drnm corps .will hold a massed drill at the torse showy according to vc Mc Kenxie, local American r Legion post commander.. ' f . -" The cities to-be represented by dram corps are MeMlnnTlile, Port land, LaGrande, Bend. Roseburg. Cottage SroTe, .Eugene, fc Pendle ton, Hood Rirer. Medford, Sheri dan and Salem. - - , - - , i 'Arrangements for the American A Legion's participation in the fair li are being handled by the fair v 1 board this year, Instead of by the ' Jleglon itself, according to Mr. Mc ieMi.. . 1 TVhen the Portland American uruu corps arriyea in sa jrietn this morninfg at. 10 o'clock - its uarucipsiion in iae nrnra rps competition, it will have a lor guard of marines. v accord- is to a statement made last nieht 17 Sergeant F. EL Karnes, recruit Jg sergeant here ' for the marine carps.'1 i- A party of 37. including Royal osarians' of Portland and "high illroad officials arrived at the airgrounds station on a special regon Electric,- Spokane. Port end St Seattle train and officially represented- the City, of Roses at fair, yesterday. The Cherrian ve: jODiea xne lsitors 'ana' con ducted them on a tour of the fair rounds where the party witness- , ed the races, ;r....-:L---v Spokani8,r Portwnd & seatUe railroad - compacy representatives Uroller; ,R. W. plckard, genea freight agent; R. H. Crozier. gen eral passenger agent; O. E. Vo tw, superintendent; John Dick son. superiniendeut of motive power; Elmo Edwards, purchas lg agert; W. C. Smith, tax atT Charler! Whitfield, super iatendent of maintenance: Georre Cji Williams, assistant general pas fienger agent; J. M. Ballingall, as- istant general freight agent; L. . Knowton, traveling, passenger sent; J. H. Brady, t rave line llgbt agehtjrW. WStarkey. as- sxtant engineer; u. u. Ketcnum, clief clerk to the president and Frank Biaga, assistant purchasing aient. fcW. P. Powers, traveling agent for the C. B. & Q. - accompanied the party. ' " The guests had luncheon at the l&rion hotel and returned to Portland late in the afternoon after visiting the fair A total of 40.S00 persons view ei the fair on Wednesday, Salem lay, according r to figures given out by Mrs, Ella S. Wilson, fair) 5 'fa i - noara secretary yeBteraay. M nere I ere 31,850 paid acTmiasIons that I brought SIS.274 . into the fair treasury. Financial success of the fair is assured by this large attendance, aceordin r t Mrs. Wilson. Rece ipts for the first three days of the fair exceed receipts for the first three toys last year by 13,915. and tuaranteea that the fair .will reak even financially. at least. All money taken in afterward is irofit. . R. R. Ryan, 80. Salem civil war jsreteran, and Clara Ayers. fifi. both J of Minnesota, were married yes V terday in front. of the OAR cabin before an audld nee of hundreds. ; LfT. james! or inia euy reaa ine service.: , OFFICERS FINE WOMAp Caroline vtejuls fails to DECLARE FOUR GOWNS NEW YORK. Sept. 30. (AP.) -Caroline Wells, the writer, was lined 1 4 50' by the customs author ities for failure to declare four gowns which she brought from Paris yesterday,' it was learned to night. - The gowns were appraiser at only, $225.U-"" (I Just brought ltt few dresi- nd of mine told me it was un- trecessary to declare inem yoa t, know how. wpmenare. t In private life . the author Is - Mrs. Had win ' Houghton. She i Uvea In this city with ner E hua fcand. Since 189. she has ,writta raore than 40 books, some of them volumes of poems for ehuiren. f ' - - OLYMPIA, Sept. 30,-(AP) SThe sUte capitol ' commission warded contracts - aggregating av. . t . ..'., ISsI4,S00 today for furniture and ) f'llnr. f r iha na CATlitnl hnild- Threfc Day Drivinff Contc it taking Lead, WhUe Single By AUpRED BUNCH A threecUy driving coritest opened last night in the ring with'R. C. fifcrCroskey of Gkrfield, Wash., making the initial score. y . r ' Aaron M. 'Frank, prominent Portland fancier, won the $250 stake in th? single harness event. The ladies' cup went to Miss Flora Jane McBrid4 of Portland, while Dr. and Mrs. Julias H. Held woi the Corinthian with Topsy Sinclair. Portland day at the stajte fair brought an audience into im ! t I the stadium which filled to ca COUNTY HERD EXHIBITS! FIND COMPETITION KEEN INTEREST HIGH AS ANI MALS ARE GROUPED E. B. Fltts, Who Advocated C6n , test. Roles .as Judge Over Display There is one time at the fair when the breeders of eaeh eouity drop the. competitive spirit aind combine against a common coim petitor. .. - -I 1 That is, when the judging for the so called "county hejrd" is started. This prize is most desired by the breeders of the different ties. This exhibit consists coun of 10 head, a certain number of both sexes and the various ages and no one owner is allowed to enter more than two animals. f This class has been shown at the Oregon state fair for the past five years. ; It was first Inspired by E. B. Fitts, then one if the extension professors at OAC, and finally it was regularly estab lished as one of the knOortant Masses at m iair , Professor Fitts was the Official that passed judgment oh the county herds yesterday. In the Jersey classes there were entries from the following) coun ties: Clackamas, Polk, Yamhill, Tillamook, ' and Multnomah; in the Holsteln class, the, entries were Marlon. Washington and Clacka mas; In Guernseys, Clackamas and Columbia, winning in the' order given. Marlon. county had planned on having ; an entry butywhen it came time td show and their en tries were cheeked up $t was found that they were short! a four year old epw that was necessary to complete the requirements and they did not enter the competi tion. However, a number! of the leading animals In the Individual class were owned by Marion coun ty breeders. I HOFF SUT IS EXPLAINED BREACH GP CONTRACT CAUSE OF COURT ACTION LQS ANGELES, Sept. ."0. (AP.)---The ordering of Charles Hoff, Norwegian pole j vanlter, from thlaxountry by the Immigra tion authorities -because ;his time permit Is up. has nothing what ever to dOvWtth the suit Hoff filed here yesterday against the AAU for $100,000, Hoff told the Asso ciated Press tody. J "1 filed this suit simply because the AAU failed to pay my ex penses as they promised,, and forced me Into professionalism to support myself," ho aid. "Also because they suspended me with out reason." V VETERANS GIVEN COMMISSION APPROVES 134 APPLICATIONS HERE 4 The world war veterans state aid commission yesterday .ap proved 134 soldiers loans, involv ing $317,000. Applications of 150 other veterans for loans were also approved. The number" of loans approved is the largest at any one meeting in several years . The total number of loans made under the state bonus act is now 8136, With a total amount of $1, 897,525. Many veterans have com pleted buyiag lots and hence are eligible fori loans, according to Major W.: P. Simpson, secretary, so the number of applications made recently is quite large. T BOY CRUSHED TO DEATH BUS CARRYING SCHOOL CHIL DREN OVERTURNS MODESTO, Cal.. Sept. 30. (AP) RoyiMerrihew, 12, waa crushed to death and five other children were injured when a bus bearing 40 students backed into a gulley and j overturned i on the Orange Blossom grade near Oak dale today. ; . v ROBBED AS HOUSE BURNS SAFE HAULED A WAX AS OWN ERS WATCH EARLY FIRE CLARKSTON," Wash.; Sept. 30. APl.-r-Whfle.t;itisens tumbled out' of i bed ttoi watch a beautiful residence burn at 13 o'clock this morning, burglars; broke into a drug store here and. carted away, a safe weighing 20 0 pounds and containing $100 in cash and seme ti valuable Japeg, t Opens With R. C. McCorskey iron M. Frank Wins $250 arness Event pacity Listed among the preliminaries was a parade by 85 show horses In the ring; an "Old Oregon Trail Episode"; and vocal numbers by KJi88 Era Robert, soloists with the Salem Cbsrrtan band. . To R. C. MeCroskey of Garfield, Wash., went the first blue ribbon 'for honors in the first showing in the three-night driving competi tion. The 'Portland' Damascus Milk company; which won first prizes three nights In succession in the show ring failed to surpass when driving ability alone was considered. They were awarded second place last night. George W. Mills of St. John, Wash., made third. Excluding an entries but five and these professional -the light harness roadster competition for the $250 Btake was a stirring con test. Aaron M. Frank, for the second time during, the week, cap tured first. On Tuesday Mar guerite won the honor for her master, while on Thursday the judges, proclaimed another cham pion in the Frank string Patty Miller. A roadster from the Olympic Riding and Driving club scored second, for the stake; Teddy, owned by W. M. Kerron of Gar den Home, third ; 'while Mrs. C. Edward Grelle's Shlkara was re duced to last place. . Polo ponies were introduced onto the tanbark for the first time last night. A Portland horse, Matt McDougall's Gypsy Queen, qualified for -the blue emblem, while the second and third awards went to OAC ponies. RuztOn aad Seaton Septimus rwho won the $250 stake for their owner, J. D. Farrell of Seattle, on (Continued on pan 2.) TRAIN STRIKES SEDAN PARENTS KILLED, TWO CHIL DREN ARE MISSING FRIENDSHIP, N. Y Sept. 30. (AP) Two persons were killed and ft Is believed one or two chUdren ' also met death in the Genesee river when a freight train cn the Erie railroad struck a se dan tonight at Belvidere crossing, between here and Belmont. The dead are Mr. and Mrs. Chas. A. Judson, 229 East Madison street, Sandusky, Ohio. Police were searching for the bodies of the children, believed to have been with Mr. and Mrs. Jud son. Children's clothes were found strewn along the tracks In the wreckage. ' TJFW BUILDING ASKED AT Fl Increased. Livestock Display Facilities Urged by Pure Bred Group. MORE JUDGES REQUESTED Awards Should Be Complete By Wednesday Is Claim in Reso lations Commending Fair Board's Work About 150 members of the Ore gon Pure Bred Livestock associa tion and their friends banqueted at Mrs. Olmsted's restaurant at the fair grounds last night. This is an annual affair and is looked forward to by the members.4 12d Schoel, Albany, president of . the association, presided. O. M. Plnm mer acted as toastmaster. The meeting took on more the appear ance of Ja political gathering than one dedicated to more and better livestock. The principal speakers were Governor Pierce, Robert N. Stan field and I. L. Patterson. Each was well received and made in teresting talks. The resolutions committee presented the follow ing resolutions which were adopted: UWe 'of the Oregon Purebred Livestock association, do hereby express our appreciation of the good work done by the members of the state fair board in planning and executing this most successful fair now drawing to a close and especially do we realize the effec tive work of the secretary, Mrs. Ella Schultr Wilson. "Each year shows a greater In terest in the boys' and girls' club work. Each year brings out a better class of livestock in these classes. Each year shows the boys and girls have been better trained In their work. We fully realise that . the future of the livestock industry is in the hands of thlse juvenile exhibitors. We appreci ate the splendid work that f has ( Oomtinnsd n pee 2.) HOUSE BURNS TO GROUND PROPERTY IS COMPLETE LOSS, DIRECTIONS SCANT Fire yesterday afternoon com pletely destroyed . the two-story residence of Mrs. P. S. Bock, in Salem Heights, just outside the city limits. The origin of the blaxe is unknown. Loss is partially cov ered by $4000 Insurance, it is re ported. : The fire department here re ceived an alarm that took them to the Salem Heights store, but did no,t give the location of the house. They couldn't find it. so re turned just in time to get another alarm. Officer Warren Edwards" was sent to investigate and found the flames shooting from the roof. A little' furniture was ' saved, but aside from that the house was a total loss, he states. SOMEBODY ELSE WHO LIVES IN CONVICTS WILL BE HANGED HERE ON NOVEMBER Trial "Unfair," Conviction Due to Press Comments They Tell Judge Ellsworth Kelley and James Wlllos, convicts, yesterday were resentenced by Judge Percy Kelley of the Marion county circuit court to be hanged in the execution chamber of the Oregon state peni tentiary on Friday, November 5. Kelley and Wlllos were con victed of first-degree murder in connection with the slaying ef Milton Holman and John Sweeney, guards, during a break at the prison here in August. 1925. They originally were sentenced to be hanged on January 8 of this year but later appealed their cases to the state supreme court. Will R. King of Portland, at torney for Kelley and Willos, con tended that under the statutes his clients could J not be executed legally until such time as their present terms in the penitentiary expired. He also alleged that the jury was prejudiced against- Kel ley and Willos lor the reason that they were brought into court at tired in prison clothing, and were guarded closely by penitentiary officials. Willos told Judge Kelly that he had not received a fair and im partial trial, and denounced his attorney for waiving the right of separate trials. Willos said he was not consulted by Judge King, and that he had no knowledge that he was to be tried jointly with Kelley untipa few days before the trial. Kelley attributed his conviction to the1 "underground work" of po litical hirelings and influence of the Portland newspapers. Judge King indicated that he would make application to have the cases appealed to the United States supreme court. MANY FALL CANDIDATES 03 DISTRICT, 11 STATE OF FICES TO BE FILLED Voters at the general election in November will fill a total of 11 state offices,. 95 district offices and pass on 19 measures of state wide effect This was set out in a statement issued by the secretary of state here yesterday. Fifteen members of the senate are to be elected for full terms of four years, while the 21st district comprised of Union and Wallowa counties will elect a senator to fill a vacancy. The full complement' of 60 members of the lower house of the legislature will be elected at the November contest. ' In addition to state, county and district offices there will be selected at the November election seven trustees of the Salmon River-Grand Ronde Highway Im provement district. The district in cludes parts of Lincoln, Polk, Til lamook and Yamhill counties. FLOODS THREATEN FARMS FORT SMITH. Ark., Sept. 30. (AP) Threatened floods tonight were driving farmers in the Ar kansas and Poteau river bottoms to seek safety on higher levels with livestock and equipment. A SHOE TRESSES DROP TO HELP AIEE Evangelist Takes Hair Down to Prove "Switch Dis guise Is False BASE MOTIVE 'ABSURD' Miss Emma Schaeffer, State's Wit ness, Reveals Previous Knowledge of Mys terious Toughs HALL OF JUSTICE. Los Ange les, Sept. 30. (AP.) Aimee Semple McPherson took down her mass of bronze colored hair in the court room here today and demonstrated that no part of it was false. The demonstration was made voluntarily after Deputy District Attorney E. J. Dsnnison had ques tioned Miss Emma Schaeffer, Mrs. McPherson's secretary, as to whether, the evangelist wore switches. Reading of the transcript of Mrs. McPherson's testimony be fore the grand jury revealed that the evangelist had requested per mission to make a statement af ter District Attorney Asa Keyes had questioned her before the body. She said she realized that her story appeared unusual and that she knew that various mo tives for a possible deliberate dis appearance had been advanced. Among these she mentioned "bas- ( Continued on page 2.) j j CITIZENS JOIN MAN HUNT FOCR ROBBERS ESCAPE IN CAR WITH LARGE SUM NEW ROCKFORD, ; N. D., Sept. SO. (AP) Cititens deserted their business places and homes to join with officers in trailing four robbers who today hold up and robbed the First National bank of New Rockford escaping in a motor car with between $50, 000 and $60,000. Part of the loot is in registered bends. The posso formed and started in pursuit a few minutes after the robbery oc curred. The automobile has a Minnesota license plato. All towns in the vicinity of New Rockford were notified and highway patrols were established along every thorough fare leading from New Rockford. While one man sat at the wheel of a motor car in front of the bank the other three ertered, drew pis tols and forced eight customers into a corner and four bank em ployes into a vault. They attempt ed, but failed, , to lock the cash ier, two assistants and a book keeper in the Vault. - YOUNG VETERAN ENROLL UNIVERSITY OF OREGON GETS WORLD WAR MASCOT EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 30. (AP) Maurice Packer, mascot In Company P of the 162nd infan try, AEF, .during the world war, the youngest member in the Amer ican leglon'by six years, has en rolled as a freshman in the Uni versity of Oregon for this term Packer Is but 19 years old and is registered fronfSalem. Running away from hts home dnring the latter part of the war. Packer, then a tboy of ten, was first adopted by the 162nd and later by the Sixth cavalry in France. At 12 years, the lad was an -enlisted private and upon his return to America was discharged at Camp Lewis, along with other members of his company. EIGHT MEN ARRESTED POSTAL INSPECTORS BELIEVE STAMP THIEVES HELD NEW YORK, Sept. 30. (AT.) The arrest (Of eight men here and up-state Is believed by postal inspectors to have broken up a gang that, lnj eight months has robbed banks -and postofflces in New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania of more than a mil lion dollars. Four of the men were arrested at the Cedarhurst Inn. West Sand Lake, near Troy, by postal inspec tors. Three were arr?sted hero and the eighth was arrested in his home at Delmar. Postal Inspector Charles H. Clarahan. who directed the inves tigation that, led to the arrests. Raid the eight were suspected of theft of a "half million" in stamps in various cities, and also of post office and bank robberies in three rtates. - "V PROFITS REPORTED LOW BLALOCK DISTRICT WILL NET $3 TO $4 PKB TON WALLA. WALLA. Wash., Sept. 30. -(AP)' -Prune growers of the Blalock district; are finding they will net but $3,or $4; atoa-for their frnrt thteyeafi". Theretarns leas freight are about' $10, but the cost ot picking and packing &f S$ S2JJ tha nej returgSt BURNING SHIP RACES FIRE SEEN 14 MILES AWAY AS SHIP SAILS TO RESCUE NORFOLK, ya., Sept. 30. (AP) The American steamer New Britain is afire . of f the Georgia coast and is speeding toward Savannah, the steamer Firmore reported by radio to night. The Firmore said she was then 14 miles from the New. Britain and that flames were visible afcove the hatches. The message added that the Fir-, more was crowding on all steam to keep as close to the burning ship as possible in its dash toward Savannah. The New Britain, a vessel of 6,174 tons gross, has a crew of 39. She left New York Septem ber 2 6 with a general cargo for San Francisco and other west coast ports. She is chartered by the Williams Steamship line. BRAMWELL TO APPEAL SALEM OFFICE RULING OFFICE MUST BE MOVED HERE, SAYS SKIPWORTH 'Law Is Supreme for AH" Court Holds, Reviewing Facts in Case .There is no law in the state of Oregon which authorizes the su perintendent of banks to main tain his principal office in the city of Portland, according to an opin ion handed down here yesterday by Judge G. F. Sklpworth Of Lane county in mandamus proceedings brought by George Putnam, Salem newspaper publisher, to compel the state superintendent of banks to maintain his principal office in Salem. "The evidence showed." read the opinion, "that the defendant how occupies as an office one room in the capitol building in the city of Salem. In this room is a desk. The defendant employs in this office one clerk or stenogra pher. She has no authority to open mail received by the defendant at this office but she redirects such mail to the deendant to his Port land office. "The defendant occasionally visits the Salem office. The de fendant has established offices in Portland which he claims to be branch offices. It appears from the evidence that the defendant, his chief clerk ' and chief deputy occupy the Portland offices which comprise four rooms In the Henry building. Very little of . the bank ing business under the supervision of the defendant is transacted in (Continued on para 4.) STILL FOUND BY POLICE MRS, F. J. JENKINS, IN JAIL, FACES CHARGE Mrs. F. S; Jenkins was arrest ed yesterday afternoon by Deputy Sheriff -Rojr Bremmer and Officer Warren Edwards, charged with possession of a still, and was lodged in the "county jail. The still was found in the basement of a house she had rented on the riv er road just north of Salem, and has a capacity of about 20 gallons. According to the story she Is said to have told local police, Mrs. Jenkins bought the still in Portland for $35 a few days ago and-brought it to Salem. She rented the- house through a real estate broker. Wednesday the owner of the house, who did not yet known it had been rented, brought another party to look it over. ' He went m and found the still just set up and ready to operate, so he- reported the matter to lo-J cal police. When they searched the house they found besides the still several barrels, three burners, and nearly 10 gallons of corn mash. FINANCIAL DEAL CLOSED TRANSACTION ONE OF LARG- EST IN SEVERAL YEARS PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30. (AP) All the assets of the Ladd Estate" company and the Oregon Iron & Steel company, amounting to approximately $5,000,000 or moreare being acquired by Fred erick H. Strong and Paul C. Mur phy of Portland. The deal has been closed except as to the final details, which will be disposed of tomorrow, it was learned tonight. The transaction Is one of the largest in years and Involves hold ings in Washington and Califor nia, as well as in Oregon. SNAKE CHARMER IS HELD 5 r 1 MINTO GOES THROUGH POC KETS, REPTILE MISSING J. W. Bellamy, snake charmer with the Browning shows at the fairgrounds, got. drunk. yesterday and is said to' have stolen a snake. lie wandered at large about ahe grounds until arrested and was brought to the city police station. Frank Minto, chief lot police, volunteered to go through his pockets, in spite of the ; pos sibility of a snake being in them, but found no snake. Bellamly was locked In the city Jail. The snake la still at large, but it is' said no one need be worriodi as it is only a alt$J 3S SbouJ 122 iSP&'H Local Stations to Retail Pet rol for Twenty and Half v I Cents Today EFFECTIVE IN 3 STATES Public Benefits from Four Cent Drop While Dealers Will Be Allowed Closer 1 Margin of Profit Gasoline prices in Salem will fall four cents today in service stations serving this community it was learned last night from, lo cal distributors of several of the oil' companies operating here. Whilo some of the companies had received no word of the scheduled drjop It was expected that orders loWerjng the price would be re ceived here this morning. . ' The retail price today will be twenty and a halt cents. The for mer" price prevailing was twenty four and a half cents a gallon. IWhlile the price to the public is four cents lower, in most cases, the price to the dealer has been cut onfy three cents; giving them a j profit of three cents a gallon Instead of four cents as formerly. S. "H." Starr,', local manager . of the Shell company, received word last night of the scheduled drop in price. He was at the company booth at the fair grounds when the telegram reached him. Hugh McCammon, local man ager of the Associated Oil com pany, received word of the price cut last night and said that it would be effective in all their sta tions today. j j While no, official word of th pfrice cut- in Standard Oil servlc stations was available it was un derstood fro mUnofficial sourcet that the new price would be ef fective in all their stations thtsi morning, . . '. r . , ! W. El Speck, of the General Pe troleum company, had received nd word of the price cut but said thai If the iHrtce-drop was "widespread according "to the dispatches that, he would probably receive a tele gram early this morning, as he understood the! Portland otflcle had already received the price cut order. " ' ; --.::' . f H. E, OUver, local Union oil company manager, said late last night that no word of the gasoline price cut had -been received by the local office but that preliminary telegrams o the 'contemplated cut had been received and that offi cial word was' expected this morn ing. 1 PORTLAND Ore., Sept. 30. (AP) The price slashing war whic bhas been going on in Cali fornia among the leading gasoline ' companies- has reached Portland, with" the result that the gasoline . sold at least five of the big com panies Associated, General. Shell Standard and Union- may be ob tained at service stations tomor row, at- 10 cents, a reduction of 4 cents a gallon. -; : ." I Officials of the Union Oil com pany and of the Shell company of California, said tonight that ihe reductions already were In etfecK Those of the Standard Oil rrfa pany and the Associated OH Jfom pany declared they would be in effect tomorrpw morning, and of ficials oL theGefieral Petrqleum company, although stating I that they, had pot yet received authori zation from headquarters declared they would jcut likewise to compe titive prices tomorrow. " J "SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 30. (AP)Thej large distributors of gasoline today more than met the price cut of three cents a gallon. ' Cob ti nntwl on pr t.l I S" r FRIDAY - AT THE STATE FAIR Booster tad Amcrlcsa Xtgio Pay. . , i i - j. ,. - Morning . : ... ; 8:30 Concert fey Fif n4 - Trtin corps of Grand Amx, t tho Republic. , J .. 9:80- Judeinff of county xiibito in Arn cultural pavilion. I 10:00 Goneert by Slem ConcVrt band nkr dire Uoa jot (Hear Sieetnaauner. . . 10:30 Canainff and eooktnf dmni atrationa in educational build- - in' - - - - " 11:00 Arriral of America k Lesion drnm rorpa. ' 11:30 Addre in art riepWrtmant in edncatianal boildinsi . ' .. Afternoon. r j 1:00 Concert b Fife n4 Drum . ! corps ' Grand Antny C R pnbliff in front of Adnuniatra - j tion buildinx- - 1:30 JUeea on Lone Oak track, lea- turiag: . . f - i 8:20 trot. 3 beate ..1000 2:23 pace, 8 heats L S1000 . : Claiming, 5 furlonjt S 250 : Claiming, farlonga S 250 ' Claiming. 7 furlong f 250 - 2:30 Announcement off awarda In I Boy' and Girla telnb depart- ' menta. - J ' :00 Jr'rea attraetiooa emd demon- - - I , ataratioea on fairffrounai. iWf-;t;Bveaiar J :. iSO Concert in new boras abow " j- a lad i Din by Calent Conrert ' ' band under direction of Oscar Steelbammec 1:00 Horae abow la bono abow ata - diomi :. ' ' S:00 Cafniral 'attractions on' White , . Way. ; , j .. i 3 f ,-n.4, ., ' -a. a-v - . L.