' Th2 Weather ,.iv TiKliht iui Sniurdny J .Uicnue westerly winds. "".irAfc: Mm. temperature 8, max 60. No rainfall. River gtutioiuwy. Circulation Average for 81s Hoatfea . March tl, 1MO 5259 Memiber of Audit Bureau of OUwmu ' Associated Frew fall f iWn t) TY3iIRD YEAR-NO. 175 Victory of Resolute Ties Races SALEM OREGON,: FRIDAY, JULY 23, 1920 PRICE TW0CZZ3H3 tond, Hook, N. X, uly 8S. Jlaal cup race after a spectao TTrlnlyli Ulld tied. IWO W tWO, jriih Shamrock IV In the fight ' for America's cup. Resolute crossed the line first with A . ,. knlf tn ana re. accord- minute mm - . .inofficial timing ashore. Shamrock, after a long stern chase . i, ir mdiv'a trlaniru- i course, overhauled the defender within three miles of the finish, but the American sloop breaking out a ., haiinoner. took the lead again within the last half mile and sped t across the finish line, beating the challenger boat for boat, accord ing- to unofficial timing. Liea vi .team yacht Victoria, a tre mendous chorus of whistles greeted Resolute as she crossea tne une. The official finishing times were Resolute :d9.it , Shamrock 4:43:06. Resolute First Away ' Sandy Hook, N. J., July 23. Reso lute, defending the America's -cup,- dashed first across the line today at the start of the fourth international yacht race, which she must win to prevent Sir Thomas Upton's Sham rock IV from capturing the priceless pewter trophy. Shamrock crossed about half Minute behind (he defender, accord ing to unofficial timing. With the starting signal sounded at 1 p. m. Resolute crossed at 1:01:33 official time and Shamrock at 1:01:66. Then both plunged forward on the first ten mile leg of the thir ty mile triangular course a beat .:o windward down the. Jersey shore. Rf?olute planted herself squarely on the weather Quarter. Resolute crossed the line 23 seconds ' ahead of Shamrock. America Sets Puce It was Shamrock today that, hung back and allowed Resolute to set the pace. Captain Burton of the challen ger was very nearly handicapped, having only four seconds to get over the line within the two minutes al lowed after the starting signal. . Both yachts crossed on the star board tack and Resolute at once be- ' tan to gain. Ten minutes after the start, both tacked to port, with Res , olote 200 yards to windward going milli. -nj akn. I. .- t. tr.,"w aim louaiiu uui. milium uc MIIIICU. ... . When the two yaojits later headed , msnore toward the Jersey highlands. Resolute gained constantly in the neat to windward. Her sharp bow ' Hftail thn..,k U- 111 - .-.v wvugu uic liming sea. T11UC11 setter than Shamrock's snubby nose, , i i-.ii tne American yacht was ,' easily a quarter ot a mile ahead. Working Inshore, Resolute pinch ed out further and further to weath er while Shamrock sought to over come her rival's advantage' by iore- Taonh A i , . a . . . . . . -. -..s. m inn ne wma nauioa ai- ... suulii putting . rtesoiute ie man one quarter of a mile to windward where she was almost able t lay her course for the first mark. '' Wind Shifts A 1:30 the wind, after having In creased -to eight knots went back In to a south-southwest, making it uead ahead to the first turn, with Reso Me half a mile to windward and go ing faster than Shamrock, wfiich wemed soggy. The sloops stood well inshore to ftn advantage ot the tide. .At 1:37 observers ashore estlmat- that Resolute was leading by on iy a little more than a quarter of a Captain Burton evidently had Bjven up trying to fore-reach the aerreshoff sloop and was beginning , mVock out alo"S the Me of the wind. hifhi11,50 When nearly aown f the glands Shamrock had picked up the aid of a small baby jib top- and was doing better in the k"0,hlCh had drPPed back to rival's"1!'0 CUt down some ' her t'U lead by a tack inshore but Quite , Amerioan sloop was still ue a piece to weather. At ts 1eso,ute Holds Lead D0rt' d4ttu',:,the official Pss boat d 'hSl they were the south n even 1 msn,ana3. sailing about ll to 7 , ,tft Reslute half a anch ! dw"d a"d,therefore that At ! , lne turning mark M that nr acms had reach- W.I'i1"' " th "ast where of short tVot w ey began a series h el, 3 ""i1 thU time Relute " of w ' nlm a" Ereat hs At n ""aay. d oShshore.CK Came 8b0Ut M".d th0l!hanlrock8 bw """fboard tack , . "oout on tne "sers quarter. . - n- .. 'd Trick I,n.. !n MsiTI"hr. Captain Eur- ZTk t eailin, ,, " tne olA English ""tlx for thB naer started . rival hn.1'. of 'ore-reach "''inrock fon,,. ras doubtful If which ;;,,"y raster than Res " V'-r in ,1,; ..." y - as standing , "PParentK- ,k 1 lne wind. urth J 1 veinE,Ushman's hP es" ,0 come V ln the tw reaching 'he vkT!" 1,031 renorted Elk Parade Thursday Most Elaborate Ever Presented In Salem 1a kt Ji v . j. -J - Tf Ttljtf f f f f M - 4 ' " ' Parade Prbea ' m Largest uniformed delegation. First prise, MoMinnvllle:- eec- ond prize, Oregon-City. .. . , ' J Most unique costumes. The D alles, first prize Medford, . second - Best decorated car. Dan J. Fr y, Jr., first;-P. E. FjiHerton, sec- - 1 UI1U. .. 'r. .... , 'w t J, ... Most original comic stunt. Lee Gilbert, Salem, "No Gas" first; . , uaemnsiun ana juevy,. alem, second. lie The -magnificent mounted Elk head offered as first prize for the largest uniformed delegation appearing in the parade last evening, was Riven to McMlnnville; Oregon City receiv ing second award of $50. For the ag gregation having the most unique costumes. The Dalles received first prize of lodge jewels, and Medford, the second prize, of a silk altar flag. Gilbert a Winner The "No Oas" float, entered by Lee Gilbert of Salem, claimed first award of )50 and the Burro entry by Cherrington and Levy, also of this city, was given the 125 prize. Dan Fry, Jr., was recipient of the $100 of fered for (he best decorated automo bile and P. E. Fullerton took the sec odd award of $50. " There still remain two prizes to be given, that for the lodge coming the farthest distance, with a representa tion of twenty, or more; and that for the largest lady registration. As both of these depend upon the registrar tion, which has not yet been completed no definite announcements have been made. r Roseburg Plane Feature , Denton Burdlck of Bend, W. O. Smith of Klamath Falls and Dan T. Watklns of Portland, acted as judges ln last evening's contests. V ,, The parade was one of the longest and most elaborate ever witnessed in Salem. Nearly every aggregation com peted in the comic contest, and an abundance of amusement was afford ed the spectators. A pretty feature of the performance, wa the presence of an airplane from Roseburg which flew in low circles over the line of march, scattering rose petals among the crowds. . Body of Nude Woman Is Foun d Hidden In T runk New York, July 23. The body of a nude woman, jammed in a trunk, was found today by employes of the Amer ican Railway Express company, among the unclaimed baggage In the company's East 44th street warehouse. The trunk had been received here from Detroit June 17. I Believing that the trunk contained perishable merchandise, one of the expresmen opened it and found the woman's body. The body had been jammed into the trunk and the clothes apparently had been thrown In after' ward. There were no marks of violence on the body, express company employes said. The police Immediately took possession of the trunk' and its con tents. The trunk was shipped through the American Railway Express com panyto this city :by a man- giving the name of "A. A. Tieturn, of 105 Harper street.-Detroit," according to the rec- ofds acocmpanying the baggage, the police say. It was addressed to "James Douelas. New York City,:' they de Clare. . ; ,i. ,;. . The body, which had been cover over with feminine wearing apparel ot srood material, had been crammed in to the trunk, which is 2 fees high and 3 feet long, The trunk, which was bound with a clothes line,, was so crowded by its contests that It bulged at the side. The woman was appar ently 25 to 30 years of age, the police sav. and wettrnea aooui iau pounuu, hh.d blue eyes and had been lairiy gooa ookiftg. Two upper teeth of her leri Jaw slightly protruded. Detroit Police Know Nothing. Detroit. Mich.. July 23. Police here declared they were without a clew as to the Identitv of the BoUy or a wo man found in a trunk in an express warehouse in New York today. Nei ther could they throw any light upon th identitv of the person who shipped thp trunk from here June 17. There is no such number on Harper street as "105 ' or no name a. x In the city directory. Doctor's Car Is Damaged In Court Poles Ask :" r', : ' - i ' Armistice Of Soviet - America's Support' . Aske " Washington, ' July 23. Po- , land-has asked the state de- partment to ' formally an-" , nounce -to the world' "the j morar support" of the United States to Poland, in its battle with the Russian bolshevlkl. . The suggestion also was made that a similar : exprea-, . slon from President Wilson would be welcomed and would do much to stiffen the -morale of the Polish people, Warsaw, Jul 23. Poland has sent armistice proposals direct to the so viet government at Moscow. ; h After these proposals had been dis patched by ' wireless at two o'clock this afternoon by the national coun cil of defense, a. new coalition cabi net was formed under the premier ship of m. witos. : The new cabinet has the support of the socialist party, M. Datzenskl, the head of. the socialist organization is the vice premier. Aside from : the two changes the cabinet remains the same. . - The Polish message was short and to the point. There was some delay In dispatching , it owing chiefly to hitches in the organization of a coa lition cabinet i A reply is expected by Friday night, v , """I !h . """IK thrpp miU. I 'J orn,!aiVna bot med at 2:30 that was WW ,windwari, " Kes' 4""!c b0, Bnamrock and seem- ""wk w", ,"!"ies to the good. on 'he t-,.,i, "''l"er to the lee- fi w ih n r ; . '.-mrock -." '" to the good. on ,h ... 7 "'tner t a at 2:30'accorT t a m"' more than a I nwin Vj bh'nd the defend- hih in t 8 had U" American ever,' pu;; ',nd and kerned to ... . $125 Separated From Salem Man By Pickpocket One hundred and twenty-five dol lars in currency and a check for $6 was "lifted" from the person of E. S. Rntnn. 2!i4 Front street, some time Thursday night, according to bis re port made to police. Four $20 bills, two $10 bills and five $5 bills with the check were In a black leather purse, Mr. Eaton stated. Bryan Refuses To Be Candidate Bozema'n, Mont., July 23. William J. Bryan Thursday announced posi tively that he would not accept the nomination for president tendered him by the prohibiton national convention at Lincoln, Neb.: The first Intimation of his nomina tion was reecived by him -at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon at Madison Lake upon his return from a forenoon of fishing when he read an Associated Press dispatch giving the text of the telegram sent to him by the conven tion at Lincoln. He was forty miles from any telegraph office fit the time but as soon as he reached NorYis, Mont., he telegraphed a reply declin ing the nomination. Preachers Learn To Play Games :. Fortress is Taken. London,, July 23. Capture by so viet troops of the Fortress of Dubno, one of the Volhynia group of forti fications defending the southeastern Q4-rtt i7cfV-Polteh border'k announced in Thurs kJtf Vli-l IdlUfl I day's official ratmnt from M. cow,, received; by wireless today. The bolshevik, also have taken the seventy and -25 The automobile of Dr, J. W. Welch of this city was lightly damaged law. night when it collided with a oar said . ra"way towh.., of Stonlm, to have been driven by Earl Gray, ac . Zi&ZZSZi ccuruing 10 a report maae at ponce headquarters. Dr. Welch stated he was' driving east on Court when the accident oc curred. It happened about 11 o'clock. Right-ofVay Is c Taken Crowded Street, One Dead Outlook Menacing London,' July "23. The Polish out look appears' increasingly menacing td commentators in this . morning's newspapers. Poland not only is ex tremely hard pressed Jy the bolshe vik armies, they say but her terri tory Is already Int-acJed. One Of the papers prints news purported to have been received by the British foreign office, which says the bolshevlki right wing has occupied Ziny, north west of Grodno, and about 30 miles from the nearest point on the : Ger man frontier. The bolshevik capture mrs. ci. uenison, aSe ,i. is aeau are also reported to have taken Ble and her husband seriously injured as lovok; 110 miles from Warsaw, while Divorce Answer Is Mild But Requests Nuptial Freedom ' In a complete' answer filed recently to tne amended complaint in divorce proceedings filed by his wife. O. B Durdall -denies her -assertion that he is worth $ao,900 and $46,000 and alio refutes charges that he is of a "mean and nagging" . disposition.. In considering the allegations filed by his wife, Hallie Parrish Hinges Durdall, Mr. Durdall refers to a pre natal contract In which it appears that .both parties possessed sufficient resources to -make them independent of each other and that each had sighed a stipulation governing the fi nal .disposition of individual property Interests. - . Mr. Durdall asserts that he has complied with all clauses of this con tract, but asserts that his wife has vio lated the contract in several ways. Ho Claims that after their marriage, he spent about 910,000 improving his wire s property and claims mat she has since disposed of her holdings for . about $15,000, retaining this money. Mr. Durdall states that he is worth about $16,000 at the time of his mar riage but that he has only $2,000 cleat at the present time when an $8,000 in debtedness Is lifted. ' He asks dismissal of Mrs. Durdall's suit and dissolution of the . nuptial I bonds, claiming that she has made life bitter for him because alleging her disposition and temperament, to be high-strung and ungovernable. ' He indicates a desire to make his wife the beneficiary of $5,000 life Insurance possessed by him. Convention Votes Blest Session To Marshfield llTf.l TVT - . XT w nnout negative vo ICG Marshfield, Oregon, was unanimously chosen by Elk delegates s tne locality jot me iounn annual state convention oi tne ur- firon State Rika' Aatwunatinrt tn ha ViaIH nYt. inmmnr whan men. convened for their second business- meeting: this morning; . No word was raised against Coos Bay as the next meeting plana. 7 O. Rlisspll rtf V.tltrana -fnrmorlv nnnnnnu1 thia mnntino thift- . he will be a. candidate fo president of the state associaation whea election of officers takes place tomorrow morning. ' Clement Scott, first vice-president I , . , im. of the Washington State Association of Elks, was elected an honorary member of the . Oregon association. and formal acceptance of Mr. Scott's invitation to attend the convention of Washington Elks in Vancouver, Au gust 19-21, was made. ' . Rumors, drifting from the inner most sanctums of the convention hall, have it that R. Alexander of Pendle ton who, It was believed, would be -a candidate for president of the associa tion, plans to withdraw from the race the aftermath of a convention crowd accident at the";.corne'r of State and Commercial streets, Thursday . night, Mr. and Mrs. Denison in a group of pedestrians passing along Commercial street and were caught by a car driven by G. W. Wineland, of 1041 South 13th street. ' Witnesses of the mishap asserted that Wineland's car had spurted up to about 12 to 15 miles per hour in an attempt to get the right-of-way from Dr. D. X. Beechler, who was ap proaching from the north .on Com mercial street. In order to avoid a collision with Wineland's car, Dr. Beechler "killed" his engine and per mitted the car to pass. Witnesses stated that Mr. Wineland's attention was drawn to the Beechler car ana that he did not see Mr. and Mrs. Denison until his machine was upon them. That Wineland had absolutely no IrvVif t-rt talfa thd rifrht-nf-WaV from Dr. Beechler and to proceed in sucn ' a head-Ions fashion. Is the opinion ml Chief Welsh and others who witnessed the accident. Wineland was not ar-, rested. In an effort to avert the disaster. Wineland threw on all brakes and stop ncA within the length of his own car. After the accident, Mr. Wineland left his machine, but according to state ments made by him to Chief of Police .1. T. Welsh, did not leave the scene. at- reported but assisted in conveying Mrs. Denison to the hospital, where she died within a short time. The car had passed over the aged woman's head and chest, death being pro nounced as due to concussion of the brafn. , , Mr. Ticnison. who suffered painful v,; inii.riea was taken to a hospital by t u ni.iid and Chief Welsh. As usual with large crowds, much ,v.inoBnPsis wa3 displayed, the hundreds af curious crowding upon the injured people and interfering with the efforts Of those who were admin istering to the aged couple. Although dozens of strong men were on the spot, only two volunteered to carry ori woman to a nearby drug tm-P. . Soveral kindly disposed men! " . . r,oniai.TI and women toon ca.it i until he could be convey eu w w PiTho accident was witnessed by Charles Lanham, 633 Ferry street; C. M H oglesby, 251 Mission; Joseph 8 auzan 1410 South Cottage: Edward Craven, 343 South ISth; Chief J. T. Welsh and several others. Both Mrs. Denison and her husband arf well known here. . Mrs. Denison feave her husband, two sons and two .yfL.. sons are E. K. Denison of """S . . , nnmnanv. this In the south they have entered east era Galicla. : The ministry of Premier Grabski is reported -to have resigned, with the administration entrusted to ex treme radicals, with the lrea, it is said, that such a. government would be better able to make terms with the invaders. It Is stated that prepa rations are being made for the evacu atlon of Warsaw. v Fix a Seat or Two The women's executive com mittee of the Salem- Elk lodge has issued a request that all Salem residents place chairs or benches Upon their lawns in order that visiting Elks may have a- place to rest. With local hotels and apart ment houses In an extremely crowded condition and taxed to their utmost capacity, and the lobbies filled, visitors have little, If any place, In which to rest during the day. . Sinn Fein Hall Burned. Houses Sacked, Report London, July 23. About 2 o'clock this morning, Caltra, near Balllnasloe, Ireland, was visited by police and mill tary who wrecked many houses in the town, including the Sinn Fein hall, which was burned ' to cries of "up tuam" according to a message from the press association's correspondent In Balinasloe today. There was much shooting but no loss of life is reported. The slogan, "Up Tuam" evidently re fers to Sunday night's incident when Tuam was sacked, the sacking being charged against police as a reprisal for the murder of two constables by a mob. Street Fighting Resumed. Belfast, July 23. Shooting was re newed this morning in: the Kashmir street area where fighting occurred last night in .clashes between Union ist and ;Sion Feiners; with military intervention.- - BariyXn the- renewal of the hostilities one man was report ed ' wounded by a shot that passed through the window of his home. It was definitely stated thts morn ing that ten persons were killed ln last night's hostilities. - Soldiers used machine guns against the rioters. . In the Falls Road district the Sinn Feiners were sniping soldiers and police from roofs and windows of houses. " The troops returned the fire. It is stated that more than 100: per sons were', wounded in last night's fighting. Thirty arrests were made. t ; Three Unionists Killed. : Thre Unionists werashot dead by Sinn Fein snip'ers and another man's head was blown off. A man helping to carry the body of one of the dead men was shot dead. m. jlc Alexander to buck. - Rumore than R. Alexander of Pendleton, candidate . for president of the State Associa- tion of Elks, would withdraw - from the race were denied by backers of Alexander this aft- ernoon. 's Stand On League Will Be Chief Izzzz Marion, Ohio, July 23. Senator Harding's stand on the league of na tions, outlined - yesterday in - Ate speech formally accepting the repub lican nomination for- the presidency, was expected today by his manages. here to furnish the chief bone of con tention during the next stage of the political campaign.' 'Democratic demands that the cam dldate make a more specific exposi tion of -details - of - the propose world "Understanding" are fully ex pected here, and the senator friends- declare he will be ready to answer. . His position on the league and oth er issues before .the country and tksr strain of notification day. over, tha candidate planned today to rest aa hoped to play a game of golf. the Electric Supply Sale of Tickets Presages Great Crowd at Fight Elks and their friends who delay getting tickets for the boxing matches at the fair ground auditorium tonight found "slim pickin's when they show ed up at the places where the coveted pasteboards are on sale today. Practically all of the seats close to the ring were gone at noon today and the prospect for a capacity crowd bloomed brighter with rnnrta that Portland fans would arrli in iha .irv! en masse late this afternoon. Al of the fiehtrs are In the prime of condition and ready to go. Gor man and B:iird, who head the card, had no difficulty ia making the 130 pound weight required of them at 3 o'clock this afternoon. "The bouts will start at 8 o'clock sharp. Pageant Gives Women Bright Event Tonight For the entertainment of the ladles, this evening, while the men are at tnu fair grounds attending the boxing con- testa, the women's reception commit tee has arranged for the presentation of Mrs. Ralph White's magnificent pageant, "The Awakening of Spring" at the opera house. The pageant was given early in the spring and was ac knowledged as the most - beautiful spectacle of its kind ever presented ln the city. Nearly all the children taking part are sons or daughters of Salem Elks. A reception committee compuaeu ui - -,hih ra thn dies of the Ilihee Country clu .will be S"5S:8:; rending" re7 tlckeu" the enter- i Corp," Everywhere they were greet tainment may be obtained at Elk head . ed with cheers Quarters. Women acting as hostesses for the event this evening are Mrs. Ben, W. Olcott. Mrs. Clifford Brown, Mrs. Chester Cox, Mrs. T. A. Livesley, Mrs. Dan Fry. Mrs. John J. Roberts, Mrs. Wiliam H. Burghardt Jr., Mrs. Walter Mnnnniral. Mrs. R. M. Hofer, Mrs. William H. Lvtle. Mrs. T. C. Smith Jr. Mn W. M. Plimnton. Mrs. J.' L. Van Doren and Mrs. Frederick Thlelsen. Pitter Saves Eugene Cherries Half of Hornbrook Destroyed by Fire Hornbrook. Cal.. July 23. About half of the business district of Horn brook Thursday was' destroyed by fire which originated in the basement or G, W. Howard's general merchandise 3to-e, destroying the Miners' hotel. ownd by G. W. Day of Ashland, Or.; Clark's restaurant, Bloomingcamp's meat market. Howard s store, and par dally destroying Earhart's hardware store and the postoffice. Only a small amount of Insurance was carried. The loss Is estimated at !0.000 er more. On account oi me Canada; Mrs. J. ,Euffe"e' Ju' "-Within J, nIgh wlnd the fire spread rapidly, city; Roy IenlBon'Va ,';. hours after the rain ceased on the xs a,.,n Portland: airs. au6 -ln. , i, n kj K,-a New, York, July 23. Union Theo- H. Sutlle, Portland, ton of this city, in addition to Mr. IfiOEB wno' were ctMiig iiiLi-eu ana ariea Dy in ' I . v if.nKI! Ill . ti ' - logical seminary today announced the was o" the accident were . . . v. . - - a p-rand- ..i r, H the Wineland l .Y'l establishment of a department de signed to teach ministerial students how to play boys and girls games, knowledge of which is considered necessary to hold young people loyal to the church. A physical director. V-t - V. t . - fir, . within a t formerly a bovs secretary ln a T. M. 1 C. A. has been employed as Instructor. car Mrs. Lyle, daughter, his daughter; a manager. A cherry pitter was install ed at the dryer of George W. Weeks' - j i r ule, and Rev. ana Mrs. A-trea -- --- lea Dy t;. jcvans in tnat a.stnct was near Salem. A day later a dryer own. . T,, t,nth renaereu , . , h.nji. .u. n Mr Wineland making every eI""" At ieast 100 tons of cracked cherries I of -mediate the removal of Mr. ana irs. ere Baved in that diatrict by the as-' Denison to a hospiUl. t Crash On State Damages Machine When he started, to turn his car around on State street Thursday night he f-olided with an au:omoone ownea by W. H. Ramp of Brooks. F. H. Gand and that his Pendleton backers -will throw their support to Mr. . Russell. Dr. J. H. Rosenburg of Bend, will not pluck his sombrero from the ring, it Is believed, , Fraternal Spirit Runs High. ; Fraternal spirit, though seldom eq qualled, was evldenoed Thursday af ternoon and evening and tar Into the wee sma' hours of Friday. Not "play ed" by midnight, the Eugene Elks mand decided to stage a serenade at 2:30 a. m., Friday. ; Down the busi ness streets it' paraded. Every hotel In the cltv was vlsited--and the musi cians did not stop on che first floor- Ev ery story of each, hotel was made and none there was vwho slept until. 5 o'cloijk when the Eugeneans felt tha urge of Sleep. . , . ,. Sunshine and several varieties of "moonshine" were in evidence through the day anil njght.t "White water" which had its effect was in abundance and the spirits of the -masses rose heavenward. Not waiting to open ce. tain Marlon hotel doors, men broka down three of them, It was stated. Re ports of one battle wtih fists came to police headquarters but the principals were not found. Overcome with affection, certain visiting lodgemen took it upon them selves to caress many of Salem's fair misses and matrons, From car to cat they Jaunted on the streets where automobiles were parked, and a pear edto be enjoying themselves much. Thousands Jammed into the. armory following the formal parade for the dance in honor: of visiting lodgemen and .their ladies. Muslo par excellent was furnished the dancers who, from the. galleries above appeared to be a solid mass surging around the floor, "Tag" dances were staged by Individ uals whenever one felt that a certain lady should be his partner for the re mainder of the dance and good na tured Elks laughingly relinquished tha women with- whom they were "step ping." . Good Humor Prevalent, Perhaps the largest crowd which ever listened to a local band concert was present In Wlllson park Thurs day evening to hear renditions of the 45 Portland musicians. Police state that very litle trouble has been experienced in handling the thousands of visitors. Traffic officers have been asisted by hilarious lodge men ln seeing that all machines stop at many of the street intersections. Good humor is prevalent among the masses. Several instances' of the work of sneak thieves have been reported to police and visitors are urged to Kep . . . v. ,knu i,4liQhlafl i.-,iv. 1.11,. .i.j in r,niir. uniforms. I Lincoln, Neb., July 23. The nrohl naraded about the city Thursday nignr j bl"n party adopted a platform fav- . i nnnc rna anmia n r nitii.n. i,.,. pressing no opposition to reservations advocating greater participation br women ln federal agencies for better-, tag the conditions of workers, com promising farmers' aid in equalizing prices, securing farm labor and coop erative marketing and demanding in ductrial courts to end Industrial war-. fare. i The platform set forth the party's views as follows: 1 1 Prohibition: Gives thanks for national prohibiton, commendation of congrees for enforceemnt laws passes and of the supreme court for uphold ing the 18th amendment and enforce ment law. 2 Nullification: Denounces efforts of 'organized liquor traffic" to nullify amendment by modifying enforcement act and condemns republican ana democratic parties for platform silence on this point. 3 League of Nations: Favors en trance of United States into league by Immediate ratification of peace treaty,, "not objecting to reasonable reserva tions Interpreting American under-' standing of covenant." Favors con stlutional amendment providing trea ties of peace be ratified by majority bothh ouses of congress. 4 Education: Compulsory educa- Exports During Year; Establish ' New High Record Washington, July 23.' : Exports from the United States during tha fiscal year ending June 30, reacheJ a. new high, record, of I8,lll,000,0 but as" all records for Imports alsa were smashed the net "trade balance In favor of . this country was only 12,872,000,060.' ' " " ' ' ' This compared with a trade bal ance of slightly more than 14,000,-. 000,000 the year before.- - ' - ' .The f!gure,Were made' public to day by the department of commerce) Imports for the year Valued at 15, 238,746,530, an Increase of mora than $2,000,000,000 compared wlrfa the year before and J3, 000, 000,000. during the year ending June . SO,. 1918. The reports" for the year com pared with 17,232,282,686 the year before, an Increase of ' $978,893,445. There was a sharp drop in exports during June and an increase In Im ports with the result that the trado balance in favor of the United States), that month was only $78,000,000. that lowest of any month-since before th world war. Exports were valued at $631,000,000 and imports at $563, 000,000. The Imports reached a new record, -exceeding by $30,000,000 tlM previous record made last March. Gold Imports during the fiscal year amounted to - $151,000,000 ; agalnt exports of $467,000,000 but. imports of the precious metal ln June exceed ed exports by $21,000,000, the flg ures being $26,700,000 .tur ' imports' and only $5,300,000 for exports. Silver Imports last month totalled $6,500,000 and exports $4,400,000, an excess of imports of $2,100,000. Total silver imports for the twelve months; ending June 30 were $102,800,004 and exports $179,000,000. Prohibitionists Favor League route told Salem ponce I were suveu iu mat auHnct oy tne as- ir. v a kuivuwuuv - - sociatlon by that means, says Mr. Holt. aged. ...... Most of the visitors seem fond of nolice. One officer stated Thursday that a man had told him that, at the j time, he was without intoxicating liquors, but as soon as he procurer some he would be glad to split "50 50." Band concerts on different down town corners were rendered by the several musical organizations dliring Thursday and Friday. Vacant Lot Made Boudoir For Weary Visitors Necesntly, the old adage tells us, is the mother of Invention: Evidently, from the numerous incidents taking place ln the crowded little during the convention days, it is also the half- sister of ingenuity. A mere trifle, like scarctly of . sleeping apartments, means nothing at all in the young lives of some of Salem's visitors. - For Instance. Tenants in the Court tion English language both in public apartments woke up this morning to land parochial schools, find the vacant lot beside the build- 5 Agriculture: Pledges aid to Ing, transformed into boudoir. Some farmers 'in working out plan to equal time during the night, evidently after ize prices, secure labor and organize the shouting and the tumult had died, system cooperative marketing Inciua- an auto party of visitors, had driven! ing public terminals, mius ana Bror- into the lot and made themselves at age facilities, extension or parcel home. A woodpile and two pieces of I post to encourage direct traffic be canvas served as excellent walls for i twen producer and consumer, a temporary dreslng room, the 'auto-j 6 Women and Home: Adopts pro mobile Itself making an Ideal couch. ' gram on National League Women Vot When the sun was well u"p, the lnvad-'ers providing prohibition child labor, ers folded their tents, figuratively impropriation for federal childrensT speaking, and silently stole away. .:.-!.-. , .. ." . . .. .