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CircdaSsa Yesterday . ;
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FORTY- SECOND YEAR
IS CALLED TO WHITE H
Strike Leaders Considering
Wilson's Ultimatum On
Walk-Out of Miners
Washington, Oct. 29. Dr. Harry A. Garfield, former
United States fuel administrator, visited the White House
today at the request of J. P. Tumulty, secretary to Presi
dent Wilson. Garfield said he was in touch with the coal
strike and expressed confidence that a strike would be
As fuel administrator, Garfield e.-nment, it wu learned,
worked out with the miners and opera-
tors the so-called Washington wage Strike tenders Confer,
agreement under which the miners are Indianapolis,, Ind., Oct. 29. Lead
row working. Operators say this agree- ers of the United Mine Workers went
ment will not expire until the end of into conference shortly before noon to
tne war or not before April 1, 1920. day to "take cognizance of the general
Miners say it has expired now. situation" surrounding the call for a
Conference Significant. strike of half a million coal miners In
Significance was attached to Gar- the United States next Saturday morn
field's call in the light of the fact that Ing.
President Wilson's cabinet has deter- The doors were closed and no one
mined to employ provisions of the but accredited representatives to the
Lever food and fuel act if necessary, meeting were admitted,
to prevent a stoppage of coal produo- The meeting was delayed by the fatl
tion. Tills act, under which the fuel ure of many to arrive on time. The
administration was created, would al- first of the men sauntered into the hall
low the government to seize mines and at 9:30 to attend the meeting which
to move against persons responsible for was called for 10 Vo'lock.
halting production of necessities. Miners Behind Lewis.
The cabinet meeting yesterday dis- It was stated by one of the jnterna-
cussed this along with other phases of
the industrial situation. .
Garfield conferred with Tumulty for
more than two hours. He believes the
fuel adininistratorwIll have power to
net should need develop, it was learned
luit considers that there is a "better
Garfield said be expectB to leave
' Washington tonight. -be -fuel admin
istration, he said, ceases to function
November 1. Garfield submitted a
memorandum for the use of the gov-
IS VICTIM OF
Called within two weeks after his
brother, George Washington Johnson,
pioneer Salem clothier, Samuel Thurs
ton Johnson, for niany years Southern
Pacific agent at Woodburn, died of
heart failure on Portland streets yes
terday. Only several days ago Mr.
Johnson had completed final checking
in of accounts at the station, and had
applied for pension. He was 69 years
Details of his death are lacking yet
today. It is said that he had gone to
Portland to enliat the service of a spe
jlialist in cnmhnttini? hta nilmont anri
that he was to commence treatment
the d.iv Bftor Ilia ,loof V. it,.
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was on nis wav to the offices of the
specialist, it is reported, when death
overtook him. , ,
Mr. Johnson is from ar. old pioneer
C'regon family. For a long time he
was a resident of Salem. He was a
brother of H. A. Johnson, who died In
Salem two years ago after being ac-
tively identified with public life hera.
Mr. Johnson is the son of Hiram
Johnson, who came west among the
first immigrants in 1847. He was born
near Jefierson, and at the age of six
years began work Ifor the railroad
company at that place. He had been
engaged at tho Woodburn office for
Constant lamentation of the death
of his sou. Dale, who was killed In ac
tion while fighting the Bocho In
France. Is thought to have had Its un-
Idermining effect on Mr. Johnson's front, have made important advances
health. j at several points and recaptured
As a member of the Jefferson lod?e . Krasnoe-Selo, a Moscow wireles com
of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons inimique claimed today.
Mr. Johnson was active. He also was' A dispatch from Vivorg said that
a member of the Roval Arch chanter General Flvengren of the Finnish
Ha. is survived by his widow, Mrs.
Mary Johnson; one daughter, Mrs. Jas.
Wagonbiast, Portland, and two sonj,
Fred, of Grants Pass, and Edward, of
Woodburn. A brother, J. C. Johnson,
of Corvallis, and a sister, Mrs. J. W.
Harritt, also mourn his death.
KRASXOE SELO RECAPTURED
London, Oct 28. (United Press.)
A dispatch from Reval today reported
that General Yudenitch. leader of the
anU-bolshevlk forces, had recaptured un m mlne numDer z OI lne "ugn.o
Krasnoe Selo. one of Petrograd's prin- heny & Ohio Coal company, at An
rinnl Ho IV nn . iterdam, 30 miles south of Canton. The
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Morrow county was covered with a
blanki-t of snow Wednedav nieht.
?.Tcit of the sheep are out of tho
nJountal'ns or low enough down to be
out of ranger of bi.ng Fnowed In.
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lionel officers that the meeting will
"give thorough consideration" to the
statement of President Wilson rast Bat
urday declaring the proposed strike
unlawful. A reply la expected to ha
In this connection. 13d Stewart, pres
ident of the district Lumber 11 of the
miner workers, said: i
"The m'ners are behind Lewis 190
percent." '-.. ..-
District No. 11 covers the Indiana
For Eugenics Tests to Be
Held in Salem Tomorrow
All the world loves a baby. Show your love for
the babies of Salem by supporting the movement to
establish permanent eugenic headquarters in Salem.
It will cost you only a quarter to" have your baby
examined by experts at the Commercial Club, next
Thursday afternoon at half past one o'clock.
The Salem Chapter of the Oregon Congress of
Mothers will make a big success of their effort to
establish eugenic and child welfare headquarters in
Salem--if YOU help them. Will you?
AS 130 tomorrow afternoon the Sa-
lom hnnto. rf tho trnenr f!nnorrpRH
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VI lVlUlIieiS Will IIUIU HIGH IIIUL CUBCUIU
test8, in the Commercial club auditor-
All mothers, both In Salem and in
the Biirrniin tllne conntrv are urzed to
brine their children to the tests. Ex-
nerta In everv linn will be In attend-
arlce score cards will be Issued. This ' ining the children tomorrow are Dr.
j3 positively not a contest, and alliw. B. Morse. Dr. F. II. Thompson, Dr.
'children, well or ailing should be Downs, Dr. J. R. Pemberton and Dr.
brought, as the advice received from F. E. Brown. A dentist will also be in
'the specialists in charge will be price- attendance but he has not as yet been
jess to the mother, it is pointed out, named.
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London, Oct. 29. The bolshcvikl,
Staking the offensive on the Petrograd
I army had captured Toksovo, 17 miles
northeast of Petrograd, in an unauth
orized raid from the Finnish frontier.
MINERS TRAPPED IN
SHAFT BY FIRE TODAY
Canton, Ohio, Oct 29. About twen
ty miners were imprisoned today by
fire Is rapidly gaining headway and
i whlle aU available means are being
aea to meet tne situation no neaaway
nas oeen maae up 10 one o ciock ana
" was feared that all the men in the
minue wm lose meir lives, accoraing
ORDER FOR STRIKE
OF HRS UNIONS
Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 29. The
coal strike orderksttll stands, it was
announced this afternoon at a recess
of the executive board of the United
Mine. Workers of America, which met
in conjunction with district presidents
the scale committee and international
officers to consider the president's re
quest that the. strike order be re
scinded. There will be another meeting, this
afternoon and an "important state
ment will be issued," it was announc
ed. The district presidents assured
John L. Lewis, acting president, ot
their staunch support, saying they
were back of him "to the man", ac
cording to Ellis Eearles, editor of the
ITfilted Mine Workers' Journal, and
official spokesman for tho miners. He
added that there was nothing to in
dicate Lewis, had changed his position
regarding the strike.
WOODBURY STORE ROBBED
The robbery of E. G
hardware store at Woodburn last
nit.- whan thieves eot away with
several Stllson wrenches, a double bit- '
ted axe and a jumper and pair of
overalls, was reported to,. Sheriff
Needham here today. The prowlers
gained entrance to the store by break
ing a pane of glass out of the rear
door, springing the lock and remov
ing the bolt. Marshal Engle of Wood
burn, whoi Is working on the robbery,
said that he haB dlaoovered no evi
dence that will lead to any arrest for
the crime today.
Mrs. A. N. Flegel, of Portland, presi-
. rfAnt nf thfl flrfiirnn CnnGTreSS Of Moth-
I a td-.ii,... nAnAfnmr ...in
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be In Salem for the occasion.
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. T , i T I1 duped bv Rlenor Des Planches chinf
'slogan "Save the Salem Babies" and,aucea stgnor Des Piancnes, cnier
f Aim iuili uuaiiivt uab kuukicu io
: testa tomorrow are the first in their
camnalen for perfect babies.
i; Sneclnllntn who will assist in exam-
WILSON TO RECOVER
Washington, Oct 29. "The presi
dent's Improvement steadily contlti-
ues, said a statement Issued today by
Doctors Grayson, Ruffin and Stitt.
'Ma la Mlinff Bla.nind Hlo-Aatlncr nnA
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ment has now reached a point where
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daily bulletins. The people of the
cnuntrv will be nromntlv advised of
any change in his condition."
HILLSBORO MAN SHOT
WHILE HUNTING. DIES
Oct. 29. Harry
Batchelar, 30. accidentally killed him-
self with a high powered rifle while 'Cleveland police force-
hunting In the Potato Hills, 18 miles How manv venonB were to take part
north of Hlllsboro Tuesday, according th otfenB,ve( pollce they are
to a report which was received here; , i... .u.
. "The fatal accident occurred while
SALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY,
School Officials Wrestle
With Problem of Retaining
Teachers In City Schools
The question of teachers for Salem
schools became an aoute problem Wed
nesday that required th deliberation
all day of Superintendent of Schooft
John W. Todd to avert tieup of the
system here. With the resignation last
night at a meeting of the school board
of two teachers, Mrs. I J. Winchell
and Mrs. May Tillson, the problem of
preventing others of the city school
faculty from leaving their posts was
Though, at last night's meeting of
the board, the question of Inadequate
salary for teachers was not brought
up, it is rumored that there is a gen
eral dissatisfaction with the salaries
paid teachers, and that their organiza
tion, with a view of striking for better
conditions, is highly possibly within
the next six weeks. : The resignation
last night of the two teachers is con
sidered by some as a forerunner of a
general move to this end.
In submitting her resignation Mrs.
Tillson said that it became necessary
for her to leave the work, because of
ill health. Mrs. Winchell said that she olner c"' ""
was forced to resign because of the W" agricultural and horticultural
critical condition of I her mother's statistics Just prepared by State Tax
health Commissioner Frank LovelL Accord
Outside Work Required ing to this summary, which is based on
i,k .nf..inti.in i the reports compiled by county assas-
.county schools have Received: large
raises this term, the wage is-still not
enough to enable them tp live comfort-
ably, it is said. Most f the country
teachers are .forced to! accept other
work after schools hours and during
Saturday and Sunday to make enough
to live on, persons close in touch with
the situation claim.
nrr' i tWthta
them from . malntaln thia standard of
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Washington, Oct. 29: The interna-
inoi i.hn. Mnhnnt. Itn m od in tl
after assembling here today invited
American representatives to take part
in Its proceedings
The conference'authorized its organ-
izatlon committee to extend invitations
to United States employers and' organ-
ized labor to send one delegate each. :'
The United States under the rules of
tho league of nations of which the con
ference is a part, is entitled to four
delegates, all to be appointed by the
government. But the conference open
ed without representation of the Uni
ted States because of the recent re
fusal of congress to permlt the govern
ment to name representatives on any
peace treaty commission until the
treaty is ratified. Because of this re
sponse to the Invitation was doubtful
Samuel Gompers, of the American
Federation of abor, it is believed, will on- winter Institutes of the Marion
be the United States' delegate, repre- county federation of clubs, at a meet
sentative of organized labor, if any Ing in the manager's office of the
delegates are named. Commercial club here Friday night.
Secretary Wilson said today the Thl move, which is to arrange for
chamber of commerce of the United competent speakers on all subjects of
States would be invited to name the interest to each community to speak
The resolution providing for Unl-
ted States renresentatlon was Intro-
iot tn Italian delegation.
ANARCHIST PLOT TO
SECURE CONTROL OF
CLEVELAND IS BARED
Cleveland, Ohio, Oct, 29. Seizure
of the government of . Cleveland
through a reign of terror by wholesale
dynamitlngs and murders was the
principal aim of the six men and one
woman under arrest here in connec-
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Pce taUoa. according to police offi-
i a widespread rounuup oi iorei Kil
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have affiliation with radical elements,
: "B evem" 01 lne pnnonere was unten
early today following the capture of tltes he was tired of living because
the other six last night. , his 16 year old Sweetheart had Jilted
Smith said he has communicated in- him. " " ,
formation to police of other cities) Unrequited love was also the cause
which will result in wholesale arrests of tne near suicide of Robert Cober
of foreigners. - l1' I9' Jaat night Ho called on his
According to information obtained sweetheart to be ordered to "stay
by the police, the alleged reign of ter- 'away from here in the future." He
ror was scheduled for next May. Po- left wlth a threat to end his life,
lice said the Blotters nlanned to -enure Writing a note to his parents say
hundreds of revolvers, knives and shot-
! i,,v, ,i, v,
lare ,., that lt would a!moraii-e
Uiinuio lU ivtxi ii. jjui aiuiii tuc m lit i -
Imafinn ihev obtained, thev ealned th
Impre8slon the Ieade; planned t0 mo.
bllize an army of large size.
OCTOBER 29, 1919.
efficiency, it Is said, because some of
them are compelled to work as wait
resses and Janltresses.
The school board completed ar
rangements whereby Btudents of the
high .school will use the Y. W. -C. A.
privileges. Boys' and girls classes
will meet alternatively for the use of
the "T" gymnasium.
The report that there are 29 pupils
in the night school was made'by Su
LEADS STATE IN
Marion county easily leads the other
countlesof the state Jn point of acre;
ae devoted to corn, oats, clover and
sors Tinder the recently enacted state ;
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county devoted to the Production of I. , , Equalization Sought,
corn- 64'413 acrea ln oat8', 8165 acesl The Shields amendment would have
in clover and 26,696 acres in other hay jglven empires or federations in the
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, With reports from several counties
lacking the summary shows a total of
za.aia larms in me suiie miiurauiug a.
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tow area of 6.773,977.45 acres of!poaea aa a Substitute for the Moses
which 2,151,335.39 acres are devoted
to agricultural and horticultural pur- or dominions from voting when a dls-
P,S,er? i orrAn.' . Jpute affeotlnf the motheI: eoun'OT s
Winter wheat , 637 955.40, spring under consideration.
W fat , t ' a ,V Tne announced ald of both amend-
801.87; barley, 65,163.75; rye, 78,241.25 'ments was to equalize British and
corn, 49,421.14; cloverk60,80l.e3;. al
falfa, 112, 921. yO; wild or marsh hay,
. 324,327.27; other hay crops, 191,992.32.
Potatoes, 29,391.85; other root cfops
8,955.85; field peas, 808.75; field beans
,4108.61; otlier crops', 11,516.66. f ;
Apple trees, bearing 31,790.73, non-
bearing 7001.55;, cherry trees,, bearinat
2490.41, non-bearing 942,68;' peach
fees, bearing 2065.49, non-bearing
166.50; pear trees, bearing 1974.61, non
bearing 985.50; prune trees, bearing
i, 3u.a, non-oearing . in..o,. wai
nut trees, bearing 1371.68, non-bearing
1181.08. . ,
- Loganberries, 2632.05; blackberries
an'1 raspberries, 1027.83; strawberries,
oter frult and nuts Bearing, 1503..
93 non-bearing, 281.75.
WILL BE LAID FRIDAY
The first action of its kind to be
taken by any similar affiliation ln the
state, will be taken by the committee
at various meetings of the clubs, is
nnnoUomJ .v. f,n,i,nna. a naur
c0 ered the i rorerunner of a new
era in the federations development.
The committee, composed of Mana-
MrP ',,ev Rinnl rm,
;ger T. K. McCroskey, Salem Commer
cial club; T. P. Ristigan, U. S. Na
tional bank, Silverton; C. O. Rice,
Farmers Cooperative Creamery, Mt.
Angel, and L. J. Chapln, this city,
will select a number of topics need
ing enunciation ln the various clubs
and districts, and then will choose
capable speakers for theRe subjects.
This committee was appointed at the
last meeting of the federation held In
EKDS 01 LIFE TODAY
Portland, Or., Oct. 29. Disappoint
ed in love, Vernon Henshaw, 20, com
niivicu buiuiuu una murumg ujr n." i'
, - ..ll.nn A .,l.,. 1. .,!
grounu, a distance of I0 feet His
Henshaw left a note telling rela-
lne he would be better off dead,
young Coberly shot himself in the
chest with a small caliber revolver.
iHe 18 ln a aerioul condition, with
some chance to live.
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L. H. LInharger, a cattleman, has
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Crwll to Uklah, Cal.. where they
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SENATE REJECTS LAST
Proposals of Shields and
Moses Killed By Wide
Margin of Votes
Washington, Oct. 29.--The senate today rejected the
last of the amendments to the peace treaty proposed by
the foreign relations committee, when ; it defeated tho
Shields and Moses amendments. . .. . .- . 4
The Shields amendment was first
voted on and rejected, 31 to 49. The
Moses amendment was beaten, 36 to
47. .' ; ; '' . ' " ;
: Tho amendments previously rejected
were the Shantung amendment; theJ
Fall amendments, aimed to eliminate
American representation ,.from com
missions set up by the treaty and the
Johnson amendment to equalize the
votlng power ot America and Great
league or nations oniy one vote, ai
; though aliowig them a maximum of
three doletrates in the assembly but
three delegates in the assembly but
without the Dower to vote, u was pro-
amendment which would bar colonies
American voting In the league.
. Would Include Blessing..
Immediately after the defeat of the
Moses amendment, individual amend-
menta were taken tip.- Senator Sher-
imn, Illinois, obtained the floor and
called" up his proposal to include an
invocation of blessing of the Deity in
the preamble of the treaty. .
i. "it is not original with me. The
words are from Lincoln's Emanclpa-
tion," Sherman explained.
SPECIAL EFFORT TO
; To ra;ise Marion county from the
ranks of laggards and boost it over
the top ln the campaign for the
hoosevelt memorial fund, a gigantic
effort will be made here next Satur
day to subscribe the quota of $1700.
Booths will be erected In the state
house and court house, and in all the
local banks where voluntary subscrip
tions will be received for the fund.
f The total receipts in the county,
thus far heard, from, totalled $214.40
Wednesday morning, according to fig
ures released by D. W. Eyre, treasur
er the camplgn. This does not repre
sent all thes outside districts, who
have not yet reported. Buttevllle pre
cinct. the only outside district to
make a report at the official ending!
of the campaign Monday, , reported
Lodges here, the Elks, who gave
$84, and Pacific lodge No. 60, A. F.
& A. M., giving $10, have contributed
a total of $94. Schools haye raised
$42.60, and Individual ; subscriptions
Wednesday morning totalled $77.90.
. Those wishing to make a contribu
tion to the fund are asked to give it
to Mr. Eyre at the U. S. National
bank; or wait and give pX the booths
Wholesale Prosecutions of ! ;
Dry Law Violators Expected
Soon ; Roper Gets Evidence
'' WnaVitnetnn. Oct. 29. The national I Roner. pending organization of tho
prohibition lid was being clamped law enforcement bureau as provided
down today with the government ready in the prohibition law, appealed te
to use all the drastlo powers of the "every law-abiding citizen in the Unt
enforcement bill, which became law ted States' to support him In tho ad-
ioo uoutorrtnv when cnnirress overrode ministration of the, prohibition
the presidential veto.
. Tho first work of enforcing war
time prohibition, according to the law,
lies with the bureau of internal reve
nue. Evidence concerning violations
of the law will be collected by 'the
bureau to be turned over to the depart
ment of Justice 'for criminal prosecu
tion. Evidence concerning violations,
particularly In the large cities, has
been collected and the atorney general
Is expected to start wholesale prosecu
tions in the next few days.
Daniel Roper, commissioner of in-
ternal revenue, in a public statement
made ,t pla that he plans to make
the nation bone ary,
ON TRAIN JlM Ki
ACTIVITIES OF FORD .
PLANT IN SUPPLYING I
WAR MATERIAL TOLD
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Sixty five guests,' including busi
ness men, bankers and Ford automo
bile men ot the county were, guests'
at a banquet served at the Marlon
hotel last night, with the Valley Mo-
0 " hWts. in honor of a
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,1. DltMlWtlKUr. lltJWiy UUUU.11I.WVI VI.
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ct. ',..,,,' nf VarA idHaiL
,methol8Band factory and the import-
! ant part played in war work by Henry
Korc nls Bon Elsel, and Kord
company. Films were shown depicting
, ,h hulldlnir. launchnu .and cruise of
th Rttia boats, which were especial
y de(,lgned (or war upon u-boats. the
Ford plant and the making of a Frd.
.h tho emiiinvment of criDDli-a ta
Tho growth of the Ford plant from
small beginnings to the largest fne-
tory. in the world, employing K2.00B
men. turning out a million autos a
year was described. From an original
nvestment of $48,000. . hundreds , of
millions of profits have bben earned.
Machinery of original design is util
ized -to .the utmost, carrying out the
many ideas and inventions of, .Mr
Ford and his son.
When war was declared, Mr. Ford
put himself and his auto plant at the
service of the government, doing the
work at actual cost, and saved many "
millions by the Invention and design
of new machinery, new methods and
new systems. He made quantity pro
duction of the Liberty motor possible
and perfected the unbreakable crank
Hhaft, cylinders and other essential
parts. He made gun caissons in quan-,
tity. He made all the steel helmets
for the Yanks at half the contract
figures. He furniBhed all the ambu
lances and light trucks at the front.
He built a plant a mile long in 90
days and built the Eagles along rev
olutionary lines, attaining a construc
tion record of a boat in ten daya He
was building small tanks in whole
sale quantities, when the armistice
halted work. Altogether he had ad
vanced $42,000,000 of his own funda
in government war production when
fighting ceased. '(
All of the tremendous resource
and creative ability of the Fords is
now employed in peaceful pursuits,
in which many new and supposed Im-
are being worked
HOP CONTRACT MADB 1
A contract for 80,000 pounds of
hops of the 1920 crop from the old
Dr. Skiff farm, six miles north, ol
Salem, was negotiated today between
Hop Lee and Hong Hop Lee, growers
and George Byrd and company, Lon
don. The contract s for one fourth of
the crop on 96 acres, and is for 30
cents a pound. I
i law. For tne present, traiirojM
Roper's department who can be spared
from the other work will be put on
prohibition duty. '
"Not to enforce prohibition effec
tively would reflect on our form of
government," Roper said.
"Close co-operation between federal,
state, county and municipal officers is
of the utmost importance. Collectors,
have been Instructed to get in touch
wtih governors and mayors In each,
state and request their co-operation In
urging upon sheriffs and all other lo
cal officers the vital necessity of thelc.
immediately assuming their responsi
bility under the new act."
to mine officials.
logs and brush.