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HERBERT HOOVER - WORLD, TRAVELER
7 (From THE AMERICAN MOTORIST)
"When Herbert Hoover was
toin at Wert Branch,-Iowa, Aug
ust 10, 1874
President Grant was serving
his secon.., term in the White
In thatirW theJ-GteenBicls
larty was formed to .further the,
use of the "greenback" legal ten
Income tax receipts of the gov
ernment amounted to $1407391.
Today they exceed S2.000.000.
Alexander Graham Bell began
his investigation of the electrical
transmission of speech. Today
there are more than 18.000,000
telephones in use.
A bill was introduced in con
gress to assure transportation of
the mails by railroad under con
tract. However, railroads had
been carrying the mails under a
semi -permanent arrangement
The national debt was $2,251,
690.468. Today it is $16,931,197,
747. President Grant invited foreign
governments to participate, in the
Centennial Exposition at Phila
delphia. (President Hoover as
Secretary of Commerce greatly
aided the Seaqui-Centennial in
The first live cattle were ex
ported from the United States to
Great Britain. ,
In 1891, when he entered Stan
Benjamin Harrison was in the
P. T. Barnum, world-famed
Robert E. Peary, accompanied
by Mrs. Peary, aailed for the Arc
tic in the Kite.
, Congress approved the Interna-
aJJUmal Copyright Bill.
The first Empire State Express
fcver'the New York Central and
Hudson river railroad, made the
run from New York to Buffalo in
eight hours and 42 minutes.
The 51st congress wa? making
appropriations at such a rate that
ft was called the "billion dollar
congress." It actually appropri
ated less than $500,000,000. The
70th congress, last, finished ses
sion, appropriated $4,860,377,
376.28. In 1893, when he was gradu
ated from Stanford-jufiversityT-
, Grorer Cleveland was serving
Ms second term in the" White
: Major General Nelson A. Miles
assumed command of the Unite
; Cuban revolution started.
' Estimated national wealth of
United States was $77,000,000.
000. In 1922 it was $320,803,
862.000. - '
In 1896. when he was a mining
assistant in the west .
G rover Cleveland was near the
end of his term as president
The national democratic party
"declared for the gold standard.
William Jennings Bryan was
campaigning on a platform advo
cating "Free Silver.'
- McKlnley defeated. Bryan for
the presidency and carried New
Admission of the state of Utah,
formed from a portioa-of the ter
ritory ceded to the United States
by Mexico under the -treaty of
Guadalupe Hidalgo, February t,
Famous Dingier tariff bill In
troduced in congress.
Ia 1897. when ho was a mining
engineer in Australia
President McKlnley entered
Tia White TTftnRA.
The first general treaty be
tween nations, the arbitration
treaty between the United States
and Great Britain, was signed,
but was later rejected by the sen
ate. ftnttAd States recoroized the
-belligerency of Cuba and render
Dinfley tariff bill was signed
by the president
TIm Vnlian trcAA rmh Started.
Hawaii ratified the treaty pre-
Yidinf for annexation to tne
In 1899 he returned from Aus
m Dnrinr this visit Herbert
j Hoover married Lou Henry.-Later'
-In the year he returnee w
'Orient become chief engineer
of the Imperial Bureau 01
. rviri nnHnr thin-time "
- - willlaaa MeKinley. was presl-
Tho Philippine tampalpi tart
dElilm Root wan bcttMir, of
V Tho PhiUppines- and Samoa
; were acquired, by tho IJnlted
Congress created the office of
admiral of the navy.
Major General Wood assumed
command of the lorces In Cuba.
Horatio Alger, Jr., noted auth-y
or:ol! juvenile fiction, died at Nat-:
From 1.902 to 1913 he was en
gaged in engineering projects
which carried him into all parts
of the world. During this period
Herbert Hoover visited the
United States. Mexico, Canada,
Australia. Italy, Great, Britain,
South Africa, India, .China, and
Russia. During that time
1902: Carnegie gave the United
States $10,000,000 to be used
for advanced study and original
Alice Roosevelt, daughter of
President Roosevelt, christened
the yacht Meteor for the Emperor
of Germany, in the presence of
Prince Henry of Prussia.
Oliver Wendell Holmes became
an associate justice of the United
States supreme court.
1903: Panama Canal treaty
between the United States and
Colombia was signed and ratified
by the United States senate.
Department of commerce and
Pacific cable complete and
President Roosevelt sent the first
message to the Philippines. Later
it reached Japan.
Airplane invented by the
Wright Brothers. The first night,
lasting only a few seconds, was
made at Kitty Hawk, N. C.
1906: Alice Roosevelt, oldest
daughter of the president, was
married to Representative Long
worth. 1907: President Roosevelt an
nounced his determination to re
fuse a third term.
1908: First tunnel under the
Hudson river opened.
Taft elected president.
Virginia placed statute of
George Washington and Robert
E. Lee in Statuary hall at the Capitol.
1909: Taft Inaugurated as
Roosevelt sailed for Africa.
Major L'Enfant, the man who
planned Washington, D. C, died
and was buried with honors at
- Payne-Aldrici. tariff -bill was
signed by the president. .
New Jersey-Long Island tunnel
opened for Pennsylvania rail
road. 1910: President Taft appointed
Governor Charles Evans Hughes
of New York to the supreme
1912: Woodrow Wilson was
elected president Elihu Root
awarded Nobel Peace prize, for
promoting the cause of interna
191$: Parcel post system in
the United States was put into
Federal reserve banking sys
tem act was enacted.
In 1913-14 Herbert Hoover
was European representative of
the Panama-Pacific Exposition.
In 1914-15, at the -outbreak of
the World war. he was chairman
of the American Relief commis
sion in Europe.
From 1915-1919, he waa chair
man of commission for relief of
From 1917-1919, he was
United States food administrator,
in addition to his worlc in Bel
gium, and served on various econ
omic and war-time boards.
From 1919-1921, he was vice
chairman of President Wilson's
second industrial conference and
chairman of the European relief
In 1921, he was named secre
tary of commerce by President
Harding, March 5."
On November 6, 1928, elected
president of the United States.
Fifteen days later he sailed for
Latin America from Los Angeles,
visiting San Salvador, Nicaragua,
Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Uru
guay, and Brazil.
On March 4, 1929, he was In
DUE'S EFFECT 1
SEA FLOOR PUZZLE
WASHINGTON. (AP) Ex
actly what happened to the bot
tom of the ocean sout hot New
foundland when an earthquake
snapped 12 submarine cables In
November has become a source of
sea-faring wonder and worry.
No one knows yet but many
sea captains, coming in from voy
ages, assert it is impossible to
take accurate soundings; that the
entire region will have to be
charted again,, as apparently the
ocean floor has been remade.
The United States Coast and
Geodetie survey has received
queries regarding the possible
changes in depth of the ocean in
the widely traveled shin lanes:
but MaJ. William Bowie, chief of
me geoaesy division of the de
partment, is inclined to believe
that there has been no material
He believes that soon the navy
of some country will send a sub
marine equipped with a gratify
apparatus with the object of seek
ing light as to the cause of the
earthquake. Since these ate In
ternational waters, any country
has the right to make investiga
Reports of ship captains, in his
opinion, give Inconclusive testi
mony as to Ua extent of the
changes because of the unavoid
able errors in determining the
position of a ship at sea.
As this affected section has a
broad submarine trough, with
wide variations in depth in short
distances, a small error made by
the navigator in his location
would give soundings different
from those shown on the chart
- eej irmis wciDmn-iiD
The fact that the new De Soto
Straight Eight i the lowest
priced Eight in the world
il does not mean that one iota
of irnalitj haa been sacrificed.
From every standpoint this
A new sand radical
eatbtiaa rneUf . Body
tad chnssit designed as
nit, eliminating body ad
end all tWr wsode parts.
A. KB OFFOw B. BKTnOtT
snaSssaMas -' -- -- -
creation achieves a quality
exceeding that of any other
ear in its price dsss, and of
many that list well above it.
The features briefly described
below are higMights of its
cslstU tlarcmgla drilled
paoct. Gored pass
not sssed beeaaa of
Employing a principle which
permits gravity to assist in
Msidaetinur the vaporised
gasoline aaixtsro Into tho
linden, into typo, ox csor
iretlon results In a sari
trial increase ia power.
The only typo of brake tk
which eDudsamfion ia inher
ent, antomatie and perma
nent. The braking pi mature
exerted ie always Identical
on all Door wheels. Simple,
rapid, smooth .end qnlet.
Oil m supplied to all bear
ings by positive, pump dr-
All shackles moantedin vol.
to-metal contacts, m
In addition to these out
standing quality teares of
the new De Soto Straight
Eight, there are snany others
worthy of mention, and gen
eraDy found only on motor
cars of much higher price.
Threaten Umatilla Elk
Not Many Game Birds Die During Recent
-old onap, Keports uame Body
Farmers of Waabtnrton whom
lands border Umatilla., conntv axa
registering complaints against
tbe.destructlreness of elk that
are toe 'property of Oregon, and,
according to Harold CHfford .
State game warden, unless some-
uunsj u none tne irate land own
er may take the law Into their
own hands '
I am convinced that within n
Short time it will be neMMirr in
make n short open season on the
elk In this particular section oX
nv siaie, says Mr. Clifford.
"There- is so Question hut what
the complaints of the Washing-
ion iarmem are entirely Justified.
Elk wander into their lands and,
because thev are on its tame, and
difficult to drive away. They are
how no fear of man and ones IS
thefleld of a 'farmer their appe
tites do- great damage. An open
season which would regulate the
Somber of licenses fasned- nA
limit the number ot elk to be
stain would perhaps remedy the
A total Of SS courav vera kill.
ed In Oregon during January, ac
cording to th rprarrtM nf th
sUte game commission. All were
suied in the sections of the state
that are the haunts f Hor rvnn
wolf was bagged by a Douglas
Heated steam pipes that would
keen the water in th nnnHi f
the Fall River hatchery at an
even temperature all year, is be
ing advocated by Matt Ryckman,
superintendent of hatcheries for
the state seme commission.
; Fish feed more and consequent
ly grow larger in water that Is
around 55 degrees in temperature
according to Mr. Ryckman. At
the Oak Springs hatchery fish
grow larger than in any other
breeding place and this is due to
warm springs that feed into the
While there were reports of
the death of some quail in cer
tain sections ot Oregon daring
the recent cold weather the loss
ot life of other game birds and
game animals was not great, ac
cording to officials ot the state
game commission. In eastern Ore
gon the cold weather was not un
usual and the birds and animals
suffered no more than during a
With the weather breaking the
"fish Pullman- ot the state game
commission will leave its garage
and go to work planting fish in
the. coast stream. Thn work will
be carried on throughout the win
ter, the weather permitting as
there are millions of fish in tho
various hatcheries awaiting liberation.
"Would you care if I should
tell yon that Chinese pheasants
are being used for bait hi the
traps for far bearing animals?"
writes someone to. tne state game
commission. Indeed the commis
sion would care If the writer ot
the question would giro, his lor
her name and tell whr tha mis.
creant complained against is
Statesman subscribers can se
cure apUndid accident protection
for S1.0Q per yr. - i .
TTMQG ME-7 PRDGE MAKES "uTHlE
wcaocPETr the howest pdogge) a
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It is Villys-Overland's 1930
contribution to economical
transportation, an impressive
reduction on a. great ; car
with a great future .....
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a Buick, as mora than ,400,000
owners have proved.
Buick builds so thoroughly --builds
such extra strength and stamina into
the Buick Valve-in-Head engine and
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ten or fifteen years of age, are still In
service . . . and the speedometers of
many of these cars register 100,000
miles and more. j
You reap the full benefit of BuickV
extra mileage whether you drive your
Buick 10,000 50,000 or 100,000
miles. You enjoy finer, more faithful
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greater power, greater stamina,
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together with the beauty and comfort
of Buick's Bodies by Fisher, explains
whyAmerico is driving 700,000 more
Buicks than any other car in Buick's
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