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ing (ore gives to the. adartlr or
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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, " THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 18, 1921.
DEBATE Oil REPLY
Belief is That Dil Eircann Will
Not Break Negotiations, Will
Secure Co-operation of Ulster
ENGLAND PLACES HOPE ON
PLEBISCITE OF PEOPLE
Peace Discussed in Closed Ses
sion While Ireland and Eng
land Prepare to Renew WaK
Dl'HUN", Aug. 1H. (A; P.) De
'bate on the reply of the Irish parlla- j Thomas Cuyler, chairman of the asso
ment to the British offer begun In the elation of railway executives, declares
executive session tolay. The general
licllcf Is that the Dull Klrennn will not
break negotiations but -will take ac
tion to sec u e the cooperation of Ul
ster. Troops Guard McctliifT Pliitv.
DUBLIN. Aug. 18. (U. P.) The
Dail Elreann are discussing the peace
questions In a closed session while
Ireland and 'England rush prepare
tlonii to renew war. The Irish repub
lican nrmy sentries arc guarding the
meeting place, while at the barracks
of both the Irish and British troops
activities betoken fear of the renewal
"Itoad Is Still Clear."
LONDON, Aug. 18. tU. P.) Eng.
-land Is hoping tho Dail Kireann will
not take the responsibility and plunge
the two countries Into further war.
They expect one of two propositions:
The Dail Elreann will either reject the
Hrlttsh offer, putting forward counter
proposals leading to further confer
ences; or they will refer the question
to a plebiscite of tho people which
Britain I basing her hope on.
Iteujita Jl,ha ntmrpjuiahm atwte
"Inents. a Hlnn Keln official bulletin
said last night that the "rnd is still
clear for an honorable understanding."
The belief la held that a plebiscite will
result In the aeceptanco of the British-offer
as the Slim Feins have
knowledge thnt war renewal means
Sinn Fein obliteration.
BOSTON. Aug. 18. (I. N.
"Slretc'-o T' Ice cream Is the latest.
It Is .icing sold tn Greater Boston
by many Ice cream manufacturers, ac
cording to Eugene C. Hulthian, chair
man of the stale commission on neces
saries of life. In other words, "fins
en air" is being aold to Bostonians In
place of Ice cream. This ''stretched"
Ice cream la made possible by n new
whipping process. By means of this
process nineteen gallons of "lee
cream" are obtained from ten gallons
of cream preparations. Formerly only
fourteen .to flftocn gallons of "Ice
cream" were socured from ten gal
lons. Because of this new whipping
process tho ten gallons are "stretched"
to nineteen, and the dealer Is able to
get much more money for the finish
ed product. This means that the pub
lic pays the- extra amount.
A proposal recently Introduced In
the Canadian parliament at Ottawa
asks that a new province bo
formed of all Brlliah Columbia north
of the fifty-second parallel and Yu
SEATTLE LAD SAVES
DROWNING BOY; TREATS
MATTER VERY LIGHTLY
SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 18.
(I. 7s". 8.) When Franklyn Bar-
ber, icvcn, of the suburbs of
Georgetown, .fell Into tho Dti-
wanlsh river he gave a little
scream ut terror, struggled
feebly and then sank. '
At tho samo time Sherwood
Helnke, eleven, of No. 8215
Twelfth avenue South, was go-
Ing up the bank with his clothos
under Ills arm. He heard tho
scream, looked back, saw tho
child sink, then made the race
of his life and leaped Into the
water. He .brought the child to
tho surface aa he was going down
for the third time, carried him
to ahoro and gave first aid. Then
took tho boy home.
"Where are your clothes?"
asked Mrs. Barber when she saw
Sherwood, had only u bathing
suit on. .
"Had 'em under my awn and
dropped them In ttie water.
'Guess they floated down stream,"
ho answered, .
' When he refused to take a re-
ward Mrs.' Barber 'bought him a
complete outfit, from silk un-
derwear to a brand new suit, and
agreed to- do all the trading por-
slble at hia "dad"a" atore in the
Pike Place public market
IN 'Klj- AND DESTROY
LAb . "Vestige of crop
CARRIER PIGEON BRINGS
NEWS OF MAN LOST IN
SEW YOftK, Aug. 18. (A. I'.) A
'currier pigeon, flying 2000 miles from
Yellowstone park to New York city
since Saturday, brought a note saying
rroiessor lielicr wai lost In the Hoo
doo niuuiitaing. Dan Singer, a cele
brated actor. Immediately wired to
Cody, Wyo., Bending out a relief ex
NEW YORK, Auk. 18. (V. P.)-
inn rauroaus nave turned the cor
ner" in their financial conditions. He
told the United Proas the carriers hope
to show net earnings of at leant half
a billion for this year. He declared
further drastic "eductions In operat
ing expenses are necessary liefore the
railroads will too able to 'make general
rate reductions. Cuyler said the ra'l
roud earning power was practically
destroyed as the result of the crlod
of federal control.
With the opening of
schools, September . less than
month away, local dealers are making
ready to supply the demands of school
pupils. All the school books are now J
In stock and there will be no tliff icul-i
ty In procuring text books this year r
They are the name as those used last
year and the year preceding.
For' tho first grade, the hook list
calls for a Natural MeHiod Primer and
a drawing hook. Second grade re
quirements aro Natural Method Flint
Header, Net World Speller, firm
book. Progressive Music Reader, and
Writing Lessons for Primary Grades.
, Natural Method l''d. '
A Natural Method Third Header
New, World Speller No. 1, Hamilton
Arithmetic No. 1. Progressive Music
Book No. 1 and Palmer Method Bus
Iness Writing are the third grade
books. For tho fourth grade, a Nat
ural Method Fourth Reader. New
World Speller No. 2, Hamilton Arith
metic No. 1. Potter English No. 1.
Tarr & McMurray Geography No. 1.
Progressive Music Book No. 1. and
Palmer Method of Business Writing
Fifth grade books are Natural
Method Fifth Header, New World
Speller No. 2, Hamilton Arithmetic
No. 1, Gordy's Stories. American H's-
tory, Potter English No. 1. Win-
slow's Healthy Living No. 1' Tarr &
mc.uurraj s (..cograpny jo. J, Palmer
""wu nuoiiit-nji ttiuuig, i iogiessivo
Musio Book, No. 2.
Sixth Grade List
The sixth grade list includes the
Baker & Thorndyko Reader, New
World Spaller No. 2, Hamilton Arith
metic No. Gordy's American Be
ginnings, Europe, Potter's English No.
1, lnslow's Healthy Living No. 2,
Tarr McMurray's Geographv No. 2,
Progressive Music Book No. 2, Palmer
Method of Business Writing.
The No. 7 Baker & Thornrtyke
Reader, New World Speller No. 3.
Hamilton Arithmetic No. 2, Mace's
History. Potter's English No. 2. Pro
gressive Music Book No. 3, Tarr &
McMurray's Geography No. 2, und
Palmer Method Business Writing, are
the seventh grade books.
. u. ... g.nue, uie uuoivn are,
the same as in the seventh grade w th thousand fewer deaths from the dls
the following changes: No geography ease
is needed; me reatter is No. 8 Instead
oi i aiui a nuBiies community vivies
SIX HAVE FIELD FOR
There are six applicants for the
postmastcrshlp of . Pendleton, that
many having filed their applications at
Washington on August 16. A wire
from Senator McNary to the East
Oregonlan today reveals that the ap
plicants are as follows: Thomas
Thompson, Perry L. Id Ionian, Lester
11. Cronln, Harvey M. Klder. L. t
Mangold and Harry G. Warren. With
the exception of Messrs Thompson
und Idleman all the applicants are
now employes of the postofflce. L. H.
Cronin being acting postmaster.
It Is the understanding; that three
Inspectors will be sent here soon to '
question the applicants and grade
them according to the rules laid down
for such eases. Just when these in
spectors will come Is not known here.
The postmaatcr is to be chosen from
among the three making the highest
e-rades in the examination,
Whole Villages Are Abandoned;?;
People Are Dead by Road
'side in Infested Districts
PARIS, Aug. 18. (U. P.) Billions
of grasshoppers ure darkening trie sky
and destroying the. last vestige of r,ros
needed for the starving Russians in
Samara and Saratoff districts, accord
ing to the Red Cross. Five billion tons
of food were destroyed in the districts
where the grasshoppers are Infesting.
Whole villages nave ueen abandoned
and people are dead by the roadside.
Work Starts Immediately
WASHINGTON. Aug. 18. (U. P.)
Russian relief work starts Immediate
ly. , Herbert Hoover, the American
lellef administration head, has an
nounced. iiutxs ;rc:rs appointment
WASHINGTON. Aug. 18. (A. P.)
William J. Hums has been appoint
ed director of the bureau of Investiga
tion of the department of Justice by
Attorney General Daugherty.
TRIED SAYS ENGLISHMAN
LONDON. Aug. 18. (A. P,) Ho
ratio Bottomley, an independent, de
clared In the commons that Holland
should be called on to surrender the
kaiser. He raised the nuestlon of the
recent trials of Germans accused of
acts in violation of the rules of civil-
I Ixed warfare.' He said if the adm'n
'istratlon found itself unable to deal
I with the matter effectively they
I should make way for men of sterner
1 1 lL.fl
WASHINGTON. Aug. 1.8. (A. P.)
Senator Ashitrsl announced he refused
to participate In any further confer
ences on the anti-beer bill because of
the evldont Intention of the conferees
und destroy the effect of "ay and freight situation, anu wnue
amendment unanimously these figures are not absolutely enm
the senate. He said heil'lete, they ore sufficient to set forth
would confer on any amendment i
which would permit the manufactures
of ibiuor in homes' or elsewhere. Reed,
in the senate, denounced the presence
of Wuyne B. Wheeler, the anti-saloon
league attorney, at the conferences.
WHISKEY TAKES SEWER
YOUNGSTOWN. Ohio, Aug. 18. A
t hniiuii nri uou rtf hifin.lod u htliai-
.,.,), .ho rov'iin i.io.,-
rate $200,000, were poured Into a
sewer here while hundreds of thirsty
ones looked on with watering mouths.
The work of destroying the for
bidden liquor was carried out by fed
eral prohibition enforcement officers.
Hiiu inciuoeu iu, uie siock was some
almost priceless distillations that had
enjoyed ten and twelve years In the
wood before being bottled. The stock
had been seized in raids at various
lanes and confiscated from booze run
ners const mitiov iix i:i;.si:s.
LONDON. Aug. IS. In his annual
report the chief medical officer to the
nilnistrv of henlfh Ktntes that ,.--
sumption In (England is declining fev
over twentv thniia..ii . ,i,.i.,.'.
ad that there were slvlo..i,
The reuort adds, himnw tiit it i.
. still one of the greatest and most
dearllv enemlou of tho hnm.iii
TARIFF REVISION BILL
WILL BE COMPLETED
BEFORE TARIFF BILL
WASHINGTON, Aug. IS. ( U. P.)
The senate finance committee will
probably complete tho tariff revision
bill before they finish the tariff bill.
Senator Penrose, the chairman, stat
ed. Penrose announced the commit
tee will consider laying aside the tar
iff bill aa soon as the revenue mea
sure arrives from the house. Penrose
stated It may be necessary to give the
treasury experts additional time to
perfect the American valuation of the
plan adopted by the house committee
a the tariff bill basis.
COMMITTEE IS ; APPOINTED
TO ARRANGE FOR WATER
FIRST AID DEMONSTRATION
Rev. George L. Clark, of the
boys' committee of tho Rotary
Club, Rev. J. M. Cornelison and
Hrf J. Kirby, scout masters fur
the Boy Scouts, Mrs. King, di
rector of the Cum p fire Girls, Ad
jutant Peterson of the Salvation
Army, E. B. Aldrlch. editor of
the East Oregonlam and Harry
Kuck, editor of the Morning
Tribune, were appointed by Rex
Ellis today to act as a commit
tee to arrange for the water
first aid demonstration to be
held at the city natatorium Au
Joseph Hedges, director of
water first aid, will be In charge I
und instruction s'mllar to that
of last year will be, given. Pu
pils, both boys and. girls, Juven
iles and adults., will be taught
how to break holds, carry drown,
ing people, and how to resusci
tate) HAY GROWERS WILL BE
Hearing Will be Held in Wash
ington Through Arrangement
by National Farm Bureau.
The Oregon Hay Growers Associa
tion, mado up of Umatilla and Mor
row county hay growers, will unite
with the Washington Hay Growers
and diarym'en of the Willamette Valley
In presenting the Northwestern situa
tion at a hearing on hay and grain
tariffs to be held this week In Wash
ington through arrangement by the
National Farm Bureau.
Accordingly the first of the week
semi-formal briefs wero prepared by
the Oregon State Farm Bureau and
the two Hay Growers organizations
showing the urgent needs of freight
revision. In connection with the hay
Industry. This will be subm'tted to
the Interstate Commerce Commission
by Gray Silver, special representative
of the National Farm Bureau at this
The real cause of the Oregon Hay I
Growers -wll be settled In Portland.
The following table prepared by L.
A. Hunt, nonlaser "of the Oregon Asso
ciation, Illustrates the general butter,
the essential parts of the idea
Trice Initterfnt. prior 1017,
2Cc; average price hay, $17.00; S. S.
per 10(1 lbs., .l'.fi; per ton Hermlston
to Portland, $.1,136.
Price butterfat 1 ! 1 8 . &nc: average
price hay, 51.00; S. S. per 100 lbs.,
.196; per ton Hermlston to Portland,
Price butterfiit 1!1!, 77c; average
price hay, $13.00: S. S. per 100 lbs.,
.245; per ton Hermlston to Portland
Price buttcrfat 1!IK. present. 32c;
average price bay. $10.00; S. S. per
100 lbs., .235: per ton Hermiston to
Average Price Shown
"Hay prices are given for average
price for season crop of the year indi
cated," says Mr. Hunt. "A study of
llie.-e figures will show that while mi
to and preceding the taking over of
the ratlrond by the government butter
fat maintained a price around 26 to
30c during the strenuous activities of
the war this increased until the price
of 77c per pound was finally reached.
During this time we had the severe
winter known us the worst in the
Northwest in ten years, and while we
had an advance In freight rates of 2
. ... ... . ... ...... .....i ti,
per cent ine se.ve
price of butterfat earned hay to $27 I
with an average price of $21 in the i
day districts. During the present sea- 1
son the price, of 'butterfat in spite of
the fact that the United States is now I
an Importing country for diary pro-
oucs .. ., . -o u. uS ;'"- ,-:; I' ,'
UUUIlU. Ill Illy lio
gust we had a 25 per cent Increase In
freight rates, with the result that cows
arc being slnff'.'d oft to the butcher
as rapidly us possible, many herds
turned out to pasture and itvt milked,
and h:iy selling the lowest on record
any time In ten years. To meet these
conditions we have had only 4 per
cent reduction of freight rales."
I'l i;i.isiii;i; ln of cancer
CINCINNATI, Aug. 18. (A. P.I
J. S. Crowoll, former owner of th"
Crowell Publishing Company, died of
cancer, here yesterday.
PORTLAND Will. AT
PORTLAND. Aug. IX.
Whiat Is $1.05 to $1.0!i.
-(A. P..) ;
m ainso mnnnDnuf UH cnal i001"'1' known as "the Switzerland ofiIn,,.ff & Soii. who own the park il
ULAIIVlo WUUUliUVV WILoUlM (America." and located in the south-l.,.,r llIe planning etens've improve-
I em part of Wallowa county, near; .,'.
CUnlll n DC nCI CflMC Til
OnuUUU uu ULLLumu '"
WASHINGTON. Aug. 18. (U.
P.) Senator King of Utah, a
democrat, told the United Press
that Wpodrow Wilson, as the
foremost advocate of disarm
ament, Is the logical selection as
an American delegate to the
I-O.H ANGELES, Aug. 18. (V. P.)
The Kennedy murder case assumed
a new turn when the district attorney's
office offered to pool their Interests
with Obenchain, Madalynn Oben
chain's divorced husband, now con
ducting her defense, in an effort to
find the real murderer of Belton Ken
nedy. Authorities are rgarding with
intense interest the efforts of a man
who stood aside while hi former wife
went to the man she loved and then
threw up a lucrative position in Chi
cago to come to defend her. District
Attorney Woohvine left f.os Angeles on
a secret mission and will probably lie.
gone ten days. His destination is a
secret, although It is thought ho has
gone to Chicago.
Snys Ifoport Is Ridiculous
LOS ANGELES. Aug. 18.
Ralph Obenchain branded as
Ions the report that the defense and!
prosecution would pool their Interests!
In attempting to find the real perpre- j
tators of the Kennedy murder. Oben-;
chain said the prosecution was doing )
Its best to accumulate evidence calcu-j " """"
lated to fix the murder gilt upon Mrs. . tT,EVKLAXD( Aug. IS. (U. P )
Obenchain and Arthur Burch and it I ,
would be foolish for the defense to;Tho """ce aml 'Prohibition officers
pool its interests as Malcolm McLaren, i seized 91. cases of liquor tieing unload
chief investigator for District Attorney I ed from the Canadian yacht Venice
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18. (IT.
P.) "The only thing 1 want to do Is
to go to court and plead not guilty."
William Hightower told the authori
ties. The officers say Hightower
promised to waive his rights to delay
and the arraignment and preliminary
hearing will probably take , place
within a few days. Authorities are
making plans for the man's
DENVER, Aug. 18. (V. P.) Fed
oral warrants .'or the arrest of Edwii
Morse, former paying teller of thi
International Trust Company, who dis
appeared after the alleged shortage of !
$78,000 had been discovered, were Is- i
following iinr. nnn -n nun more i
and absence since last Saturday. The
warrant also arrested and charged
Miss Mabel Penfold with the Mann
act violation. Miss Penfold It is be
lieved left with Morse, who has a wife
here. The Denver police were inform
ed that two persons answering the
description of the two missing are be
ing held at Juarez, Mexico.
NE'.V YORK, Aug. IS. (I. N. S.)
James Lovelctt, of North Castle, near
Port Chester. N. Y., reported recently
that while standing at the edge of Rye
Lake he suddenly was moved ten feet.
He literally "jumped off the earth." he
said, and discovered Jie had been
I sTtHmiin? on a seventV-two oound tur
tle. He lasooed It and Invited eighty
friends to dinner.
Alvah See reported he saw a turtle
at Knowlton's Mill Pond weighing
ing ninety-two pounds and covered a
rock as big as the space his demon-
strative arms encompassed
(N. B. Prohibition is drastically
enforced ut Noth Castle.)
twrTi.rc M.xuKirr steady.
PORTLAND. Aug. IS (A. P.)
Cattle are steady and unchanged;
il,o are 50 to 5 cents lower; prim
... . .
light, $11 to $11.50; sheep are steady.
east of the mountain lambs $6 to
SCENIC BEAUTY OF WALl OWA LAKE KNOWN
AS THE SWH7ERLAND OF AMERKA' IS
Good fishing and lots of hucklcbcr -
ries are attracting lots of Umatilla i t,u Kiks are 'building n large log
icounly folks to Wallowa Lake park.ji, at (i,e head of the lake and Mc-
Josepn. says Arthur Rudd
w ho re-,
centlv returned from Wallowa.
l... .. .......I.... ..r 11... Wullnu-n
lake has been the cooling off place of
scores of folks from the Milton-Wal
la Walla district and this year a num
ber of Pendleton folk have discover
ed Its beauties. Fishing has been es
poe'ully good this year and with the
improvement In road conditions the
Waiiowa lake and rivers have been
the messa of numerous sportsmon.
Local ueoplo returning from this
nature's wonderland report more
OREGON HOP GROWERS
ARE OFFERED 20 CENTS
FOR LAST YEAR'S CROP
PORTLAND, Aug. 18. (A. P.)
Oregon hop growers were today being
offered 20 cents a pound for the re
mainder of their 1920 crop, of which
auout 10.000 bales are left. For 1921
contracts 30 cents is offered with' the
prospects of a higher price. . These
prices are an. advance of six to seven
cents' for the last and from eight to
ten cents for this year's crop this
week. .The flurry is attributed to the
demand of English buyers, the Euro
pean crop being reported short.
TAKEN FROM VESSEL
and arrested seven men and four wo
men. The men are lielng held for vi
olating the prohibition law and wom
en's case is being Investigated. They
believe tho se'zure is the solution of
the great whiskey running problem
known to be active on the Great
Lakes for many months.
After reaching practically all of the
,80, 000 people of Union, Baker and
Wallowa counties with some form of
I Round-t'p advertising, either by the
tuse of public talks, printed matter or
private Interviews, besides hundreds
of tourists, Arthur Rudd, publicity
j man for the 1921 wild west classic.
arrived In Pendletrn last n'ght for a
I conference with those at Round-t'p
headquarters -before going into a new
'field to continue his work.
The work of the publicity man In
the larger towns has included talks
before civic organizations and at the
aters, a survey among the business
co',le ',f K"l"'-T-TP Prospects
circulation of "Let er Buck" i
matter. He reports that the newspa-
! "'trs l,!lv u' c" especially friendly to-
ward the show and were largely re
sponsible for t)ie"succcss of the cam
paign. Not only Is there a lively interest
being displayed in the Round-Up ac-
j tivities but also In the Northwest Hay
and Grain show, which will he held
here, begininng the 19th of September.
Several special features are being pre
pared for this show and the farmers
all over the Northwest are planning to
enter exhibits. In all of the counties
visited Rudd reports crop conditions
hich should mean
owd when the
conditions in some parts of eastern
Oregon are going to prevent a certain
number of fans from attending, It is
The interest in the Round-Up In
Union county was especially good,"
said the publicity man to an East Ore
gonian reported this moriuug. ,"It
seemed that every other person I met
was coming to the Round-Up. "
After a short stay in Pendleton,
Rudd plans to invade southern
Washington with the Round-Up gos
pel. HOUSE LEISURE ENDS.
LOS ANGELES. Aug. 18. (I. N.
S.l The board of pubi c works has
recommended that eighteen retired
fire horses be put to work in the city
engineering department. When motor-driven
upapratus was Installed at
:ill of the local fire houses it had been
planned to let the veteran horses
spend the rest of their days In parks
land on pastures.
' campers at the lake than ever before.
The story that Wallowa lake Is bot
t..tl.,v.u iiml M'iii-hiroils is elltlrelv
Mr. Rudd, as the deepest
sounding that has been found was ap
proximately 250 feet. The recent
drowning was due to the fact that the
victims became caught und-r a pier.
Hundreds of swimmers go Into the
crystal waters of the Wallowa ach
year and the casualties are very few.
Several people have swam across the
lake, about a mile and a half, and
j have suffered no Ul effects,
Dr. William A. House Says
Dentist is in Absolute Pos
session of His Faculties.
ALLEGED MURDERER HELD ,
IN MULTNOMAH C0. JAIC
Prisoner Expresses Wish to Sec
Family; Gives Impression H,e
is Anxious to Clear Himself.
AUg. AO. K4 . . '
Dr. Brumfield has been adjudged
sane by Dr. William A. House, tha
alienist, District Attorney Neuner an
nounced today. The dentist la declar-
, en w ve ill UMiuiui yvw upmi- ifi 119
faculties. A second examination la
taking place in the Multnomah Dis
trict Attorney's office now. ",
Is Apparently Normal Again
' PORTLAND, Aug. 18. (U. P.) -i
Brumfield Is still incarcerated in the '
county Jail. The officers are not tell-
ing when they will transfer their prto-i.
oner to the Roseburg jail. The lnade-
quacy of the jail there la given o tho'
reason why the man is kept here. I
Brumfield is apparently normal again.
He expresses the wish to see hla fam-
ily and clear up the mystery. He gives L
the impression that he is anxious to t
clear himself. "
Conference I Secret.
PORTLAND. Aug. 18. (A. P.) i
Brumfield slept well, shaved, 'bathed, j
ate a hearty breakfast and appeared
rtTirmal.- A. N. Orcutt ft Roseburg at-
torney. conferred with the prisoner in .
the presence of Neuner, Starmcr and
Webb. The conference was secret. : i
Orcutt Will IK-fcfitl DcnlHt.
A. N. Orcutt, a Roscburg attorney,,
chosen to defend Brumfield, attended :
today's examination when Brumfield
confronted District Attorney Neuner
and other officers in the Multnomah
county district attorney's office. ,
Nothing further was learned from tho
prisoner, except his desire to return ton
Roscburg. The date when he will go
back is uncertain, as the officers aro -
trying to keep it a secret;
P. XL; CO.
New line po' for the . Pacific,"
Power A Light Co., extending from ;
Johnson street on Webb and theiico j
up Main street to the bridge are now
being Installed, the total cost being
estimated at 80'00 by Dr. F- W, Vin
cent, manager. The new poles are for
the purpose of removing the unsightly
web of wires off Main street, the ulti
mate object being to reduce the num
ber of feed lines on Main street.
There will be three largo cables to
carry' the light for the street lights.
and one other temporary distriuting
line. Later It Is the plan of tho com
pany fo Tiave- the rrtatrt Kne lor tfie
north side come down Cottonwood and
the elimination of the feeders across;
Main street by feeding the blocks on
the east side of Main street from the
At present, the block on Main be
tween Webb and Alta shows a net
work of lines which Is miost unsight-.
ly. In Dr. Vincent's opinion. Another
plan of tho company, which will re-,
quire the cooperation of tho city, will
be the construction of conduits on
-Main street Dulldings so . that the
lights can bv Installed without the
use of the many wires now necessary.
' "ttMSK" ;CTS ANOTHUt
CHICAGO. Aug. 18. (A. P.) Pabo
Ruth hit his 46th liomer tpduy.
Reported by Major Lee iloorlloui-e,
Maximum, 82. 1 T
Minimum, SO. ' "
Urometer, 29.82. ' '