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VALLEY NEWS SERVICE
SALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6, 1919."
FORTY- SECOND YEAR NO. 1S4.-TEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS
ON TRAXNB AND V iw
STANDS HV1 CaVNT
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61 f I
DOR WILL CARRY DOW FOR
EDERAL RAIL CONTROL TO POLL
House Committee Told RefusalM H HIGHWAY
To Accept Plumb Plan Sig
nal For New Congress.
By L. C. Martin
ress Staff Correspondent)
WashinetoiA T. 6. Labor will "go to the people"
with its demand $ fionalization of the railroads and
will attempt to crt rong public sentiment to force
adoption of this plan, 'ngress refuses it now, Warren
S. Stone, grand chief cj. the Brotherhood of Locomotive
Engineers, told the house interstate commerce committee
Stone presouled to the committee the
sii called Plumb p'an for government
ownership of the lines, whereby they
woild be operated for the benefit of
their employes au.l the pvblic.
"What would be your action if this
Committee should not adopt the Plumb
p!an of government ownership? " said
Chairmun Fsi h.
"Our aetion woeid be to try to cre
ate enough sentiment throughout the
Country to cnmp-l eonoresi to adopt
the plan," Stone replied.
"Would you il through
strikef" queried F.sch.
" Xo, air; I do not believe the broth
cih mil would, although 1 am speaking
largely for the. locomotive engineer.
their means of ex's'ence. The machin
ery for attaining 'his result, we be
lieve is embodied in the plin outlined
in tin Hi in j bill.
"The employers control and domi
nate the muiiagunie-.it of industry. This
interest fixes wages and controls work
ing conditions. It fixes the prices of
commodities without regard to the
needs of society or the necessities uf
producer or cons 1 ners. We lmvo a
democratic form of government but an
autocratic control of Industry."
&tiun said he spoke for two million
workers mid was eupported by three
ft ml I hull' million more in Ihe Ameri
can .federation of Labor.
A special sub committee, appointed
yesterday to decide whether an inves-
lte lmtion of the" hi?h cost of living is 'ligation of the wa,'tf situation was ad
wK.it we wnnt now than anything I viBable was ready to report, late today
else." to the full senate committee. While
Declaring that labor's plan for sub-committee members declined to re
handling the rail'oaJ situation "rais- veal their report In advance, they
e the banner of democracy in control .showed I disposition, shared by a mn
of industry," ttoiio told the hmwo ill- jotity of the full committee, to indi
terstnte coinmeree committee: cate to the president the belief he has
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"That the American political de
mocracy in coutiolled by au industrial
"Tlmt the workers demand economic
independence s wo'l as pelitieal free-
, "That the only way this can be ob
tained is by giving the workers a aim re
in the management of industry.
i wit industrial proinemr. and the
wages and rntes.
Warren H. Stone, head of the Broth
erhood of Locomotive Kngineers; Olen
K. Tlumb, author of the Plumb plnn,
and Frank Morripr,, secretary of the
American Federation of Labor, were
to argue labor's cause.
Sharp questioning of the lnbor men
was expected, n committee members
MHf of living will never he solved as are not generally friendly to the
lonj as consumer mist i,.iv extortion
ate profits on their earnings in buy
'ing the iKVeiisaries of life.
"That the Kims bill, embodying the
l'!"'nb plan for government ownership
and joint control of the railroads, is.
he first step toward industrial free
"America was established 'through
revolution u thi home of political
freedom," mid SI me. "We now de
maud that it become the home of iu-d'i-irinl
freedom. This cau only be ae
emiiplislied by ext, nding to industry
the same right of individoul freedom
recognized by the founders of our gov
ernment. This can be achieved only by
Blake-Cornpton Cmpany To
rave Four Abies More On
Tortlaud, Or., Aug. C Tho state
highway coniuii.ssioa today awarded
contracts aegregatiug $S)t0,CoO ts fol
lows: Pacing 4.16 miles, Bah in lliouks.
I Blake Ctrmptoii coinpauy, aspliaitic con
Grading P.5 miles Rutte; Creek sec
tion, John Day highway, J, I. (.lark
Macadamizing 4.3 miles, Stage Road
pass, Josephine county, Wuireu Con
struction company $10,175.
Paving 11.8 miles Atheun-llilton,
I'matilln county, Warren Coiistiuitiou
company, bitulithie, $ifi0.970.
(iradiug und macadamizing 8.3 miles.
Yonealla section, Douglas county, -Audcrsou,
l'oviug 2 miles, Tho Dalles Three Mile
creek, United Contracting conipuiv,
(iinding and ninoailniiiiziiif, 9.7 n.iles,
Baker Haines, F. C. Oxman, iMi,(M.
lirading l.8 miles, Myrtle. Creek-Can-yonvilie,
II. J. Hildeburn, $S.),,')0.
Bridge across John Vwy river, Wheel
er county, J. F. Clarkson, $1"(,8S1.
Tlino bridges in Jackson county over
Neil creek, Frank Jordan, $14,073.
Bids aggregating $.l;iG,iK;n were re
ferred to the stute engineer for fuithcr
consideration. Bids on scveiai projects
were rejected ami ordered readverlised.
The commission has now icarhed the
point where it must stop aim Uko stock
of its resources mid it is probable that
only a few more contracts will be let
this year owing to tho incieasing cost
of construction and icaliililv to com
plete the woik already cnutrsudflu be
fi)r the rainy season.
San Francisco Plans Grand
Welcome For Gen. Liggett
San Francisi-n, Aiij. 0. Return of
Lieutenant Cenrsl Hunter locrm'tt n
Legislation To Aid Fight On
Profiteers Will Be Asked'
GUARANTEED PRICE OF
WHEAT TO BE KEPT UP
Stringent Regulations For
Control Of Corporations
FOOD AND PRICE UAI OVER
ENTIRE WORLD I
11 GIVE SKIN ASKED
TO SAVEUTTLE GIRL
Grafting Operation Finds
Scores Willing To Give
To Aid Sufferer.
With 400 skin grafts on her tody,
tr.kon from about 72 volunteer, who re
ported this morning at the Willamette.
Sanatorium, little Erma King, the girl
who was ao severely burned about two
weeks ago, now stands a fuii chance of
a speedy recovery.
When the call was made a few days
ago by The Capital Jjmrual for volun
teers to offer skiu for the suffering
girl, the response was immediate, and
within a few days, 72 had voluuUcred
to give for tho littlo sufferer.
Dr. F. H. Thompson was iu charge of
the skin grafting process. The binned
area of the girl was first sc.ubbeU and
freshened and nil bleeding flopped by
hot saline packs. The girl was then
placed under the influence of ether.
Those who had coino to oiler skin
were then, called in and in a majority
of instances, no local anethelic w,.s ap
plied. Iu taking the skiu, p'ncruiiv in
patches of from one-fourth to one-half
of au inch in diameter and round, it
,was picked up by a needle and cut off
by a skin razor.
The raw surface of tho ski i was then
i.t once applied to the body ot the un
conscious girl on the burned spots. It
was then covered with a speciul prepa
ration of perforated parufinc gaiise. and
then dressed. The patient was under
th" influence of ether about two hours.
the president ,it was learned. g nialiv had called to aid the little
A proposal to rediwe the amount ofjg,,!. j.)iat. all .were not asked to K,w
paper money In circulation is not ex
peeted to get much attention in the
irAsiiliMit ' inessiiL'e. CubLuet members
Australia Alone Has Surplus
and Over-production of
Washington, Aug. 6. -rrooidimt
Wilton plapa to address countess
next Friday on the high cyst vf liv
ing situation, according to unotll
clal 'information at the White
Washington, Aug, 8. (United i'icss.)
President Wilson today ucjau work
on the messago he is to read to con
gress within a few days outlining a pro
grntn to reduce the cost of living.
The message, it is understood, wi.i
ask for new laws, hetter to enable the
government to war on food prolileeer. .
bonrders and others who are diuctly
and wilfully contributing to high prices.
One of tho president's ret omn.i nd:'.-
tihns for new legislation is expected to
deal with some form of regulation of
cold storage companies. This would
prevent holding of food in storage for
hitih prices. '
Regulations governing tiaii.ynrtittion
of food also will be touched upon by
A world-wide resume of the food situation, collected
by cable by the United Press today showed the following:
Urcat Britain Tho government is from South American markets, but tho
spending $250,000,000 a voir to keep' is unable, to provide transportation,
tho price of bread down and fixes the jFood animals are imported from Koroe
price of meat and sugar. ?o and Algeriu and fattened on natural
France-Franco 's food proiilem is one r"inKJa"d"-, t . .
of quantity rathe, than pruc, and the L BuK" f'most ho1' lai'k,n': "
...vernment i. eniolovina every ,.. 1 France. Oreut quautUles have De pur-
- - - .c.l ...1 K.. flu..n k. H......1
ViianVU II LI Villi WU f.HUV. WWTVW.
to import sufficient supplies. The gov
eminent fixes maximum prices.
Canada A commission has been
created to handle this year's grain crop.
Australia Australia has a vast sur
plus of food and the government has
difficulty In keeping prices high enough
to reward production.
Itnly Italy 'a bread Mtpply alone
eosta tho government $1011,000,000 a
Japan Press and public are uiging
the government to place maximum
prices on food and other necessities.
The government has fixed maximum
prices of foodstuffs' and is constructing
barracks throughout the country Xiom
which food will bo sold.
Ottawa, A wheat board has been es
tablished to handle this year's crop. It
is designed to prevent an artificial rise
iu prices lit Winnipeg, which was an
ticipated from alleged efforts of Amer
ican brokers to make the Canadian,
price correspond with the United btutea
minimum of $2.2ti a bushel.
An extraordinary session of parlia
ment w ill open here reptcmoei 1 to e-
.i : . ..1 ..lin. i
. .il..: .u.ii.iii.i, s. establishment of peace, it is uelicvea
They folly appreciate, riiiuiTT said
today, speaking on l.ihnlf of labor, the
hostility to their idea in the present
congress. But he made it plain also
.i.A. .1. . .1 .. . . . .
,JV , n.ni;.'-, . oes "I'.'leoiiimnnder of the western department
toe workers iiroii.ix.il it milt; lia 111111.11. j. . . - . ' .
ble ta elect a e .ngress that will
Priends of the nationalization plan de
clare it will be male an issue in the
lt'.'0 cnninign, if necessary.
Opposition to hilior's proginm was
voiced today by :he 1'iiiled Ktates
('number of Couiinr ree, which announc
ed a referendum of business men thro
nut the country -bowed !i!) per cell!
i" i"ii i' n. li no' 10 c'ir . ii . i i .- , . , . ,
lie: mittiii' iir.iiln.Aw nnrl ,iiii InlfuiA ... I u ..T 1. , I. . i i 1 """ WllcrB
J IS - ............. in ,-,...!, t, j,,)- yn III;U1, I IK CUUlllOI'l
s'lare in control of the management of j declared.
is to be celebrated here by a series of
receptions, dinners and social affairs.
Liggett and his wi''e arrive here la!e
flavor Rolph and a citizens commit
tee will wi Ii'u.ih- tli part v at Oakland.
jHed 'ros workers will strew flowers
in front of the boa', 'in which the ) ar
Ity erosse the bsy. Troops and police
I will escort Irrgctt to the St. Francis
a rec.-ptinn will be held.
iOther reception are to be held during!
it the city hail.
president s message, tuliuiet mcmoers
who studied the proposal yeslerday
could not agree that this would urovc a
practicul method of lowering price;),
The president is known lo haxe be
fore him a strong recommendaiioa for
licensing ocrporations in inteistate busi
nessto prevent them engaging in busi
nesses closely nlied to then own.
Cabinet members who studied a pro
posal to revive the tood uii.unnsti.itinn
failed to reach nu agn emei.t on this
iiut. Although tho ndminislintioh ma
not be revid, its niacliln.iy wi'.l be
usedto the fullest in an efioit lo pre
vent food hoarding und prie boos.ing.
The recommendiitions Wiiii.ii i ilsin
(Continued on page ten)
LEAGUE BETTER Til
this session will also take tp liie coat
of li ing problem.
Melbourne lteing basicaily an agri
cultural country, Australia's prxolem
eost of living the British government is
spending $250,000,000 a youi as a sub
sidy to tho millers. This subsidy,
through helping the. millers deiray the
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COST or nrouociioil, nmuii'l uun-m " i . , ,
' - . . ..niniiHta lii kecninu' nriccs at a level re-
sell four pound loaves of tuiart lor -o, -v0 t() ihl).proaucM tj ire8ti8
eents. , ,
As a result of the sugni commission j""'-1;'"
purchusing large quant ities of sugar last1
l.'ndet a government pool, 10i',-!3il,00O
i i... I.. M 1 t ain.wn i,ii ii i il.tr ni;nrn
summer and re-selling it to rela,ler.S the!uu'l" ". , "a ,1 Z
price of that staple will be
...nlriit rtorinir IHIrllD.
aillOH lit 01 HI'S SIlll IS III1SOIU.
an eight bushel measure, alintit a
bushel. Owing to the fact that the
present market price for imported wheat
HIGHER SHOE PRICES NOT
JUSTIFIED BY CONDITIONS
Washington Aug. 6. Higher pric.es
of shops "cannot V justified by un
derlying economic conditions,'' the
federal trade commission declared to
day in a report to e.oigress. The report
is naseo on inves. .ga, ions oeguu more ( 2l) ppr ,.. n h,(, f ninch
than a year ago. . las 4D i,er cnt.
In only two of the .i.j com-
' panics esrncd le. than ten per cent,
!2 eaine l over 20 i er cent and nine
1HI4 and 101.". sTii poorest results
were in !I4.
"Of 53 tanning companies, twenty
four earned lc th-in ten per cent in
jli'li, and eleven h3d earnings of over
Rosehrg Aatonobi'e Man
As the operation was about compbted,
it was four.d that a few mo.e small
patches were needed and mny present
gavo for the second time, inevcriii of
the nurses at the Hifnatorium also vol
unteered and did contribute) when It
was found there was need of some add!
Ir. Thompson says it will reipilre
fully one week to deternii'io how many
of the grafted pieces will take. For
those who gave, taere win be lilt a
small white scar. The little kill's body
where burned and grafted will be mot
tled. heveral of the Hoy Scouts manned
bravely to Ihe Sanatorium and st.id,
"Take what you want." Not one of j month for tho coming yeai
the Hi outs were given a local umsthc
tic. .1. 0. 1'iuiier, n returned Caiuilinn
soldier offend freely und gave freely.
He was willing1 to give, he said, a.i the
Huns failed to do him any d.unage.
Henry 1 like, a pi.tient at Ihe Santor
i il in suffering from broken back, offer
ed to give, but his offer wn not accept
The following is a list ol those from
whom skin was taken:
O. It. Ilei:enn, HI'S Mission sheet;
cents a pound cheaper in i.ivh u.iw , iuoul n
th s w nte than In any othc.i co.intrr-'. . .. " . ,
bushel. Hocf and uiuttoir prices
The government fixes the prie;. -f u.nei. wi ... -.-..-bread,
sugar and meat, but uol of wheat, '"""pon d.njj :l. lo.
It guarantees to tho farmer. ',1 sh.ilingsi Homo-Accord, g o I rem
recent statement to the chamber of dep
uties, Ituly's bread supply i eoBting
the government $10O,0iW,oiW a year.
.. . I .
. 100 shillings (about :U'2 a bu..nel),i joyrrnmr ,, ,.... -"'"
this safeguard has no effect, lint U t J
would have been snfci, to, .hH - ei
r... lo.l tl.o hnttnm I rolllici nut Of " " ' r. 7.
growing and exchange kbiibking, tl
costt o tho government ia raj.idlyin-cicasiug.
Frozen meat Is nls,, supplied to Uiai-
Is Accidenily Killed Lansing Says Present Coveihir;!
I I' I'll il I . f
ant Superior To Original
the repoit tra .. part of the in-
e -eased cost of shu's !ack to the hi-i,
packers who, it declares, control
Hosi'ljurg, Or,, Aug. 6. On a huntl :g
expedition near the city last night, Al
beit Hisilley was climbing over a fence
when his gun was accidi ntally dis
charged. The bullet pierced his neck,
killing him instantly.
Bradley was a well known !.uto;r.ubilc
.1 ...i.. . e ir,....K,.n
1 1 ry Lansing declared today bitoic
tjk)ktt tiitiTkik A'SomiTe roreign reunions con.ainrir
Chatfiebl, 1595 North Filth; Vesta
Smith, 1720 Chemeketa; Dnvid A.
Wright, liH North High; Mrs. Lav.d A.
Wright, finH North High; l.iliy Make,
Willow Lake Farm, Hulein; I.em. lim k
Paris France's immediate food prob
lem is one of obtaining a tuf I'leietit
.!!.. ll ILnn n,l,i,,m r.,llA !
There is" sufficient wheat to last untiljer, at a cost to the K..vrrmet of scy
August 31, after which Frame will facejeral million dollars a ynr.
T.' .i. .. ". ,;n;,-. l,J,el. r. Tukio While the cost of living ha
,,,y rf in creased 142 per cent sine the start
fort is being made to obtain tu.n-ports of the war, wag's n.vr ,c v j
for thi, nuantity, but the oven.meut j 113 per cent The people and the
so far has been unsuccessful. papers am dema.uli.ig inai i- -
The same situation exists regarding meet fix maximum prie
meat. Franco has purchased l.e.tvlly ties.
es of all neeessi-
PACIFIC FLEET READY TO
BE REVIEWED AT SAN DIEGO
fleet arrived early today ofi the Coro-
I Watts, route 4, Salem; SI.s. i.erlin
nudo islands. Thirty five snies, under
command of Aduiirnl Hodman, drew up
I in a huge semi circle and stal led to
clean shin for the big review otf Coro-
wlitn bee re
tin- hide market.
lea'ned over forty ver cent.
i.arge proms also are mane oy ,an- , ,,, ,,11(1 mar,1(fa(.tllrilllj 1.,
ners, shoe manuta -turers, wholesaler I the r , MVt m,)rp , onr tMrf, ,
and retailers, according to tue report, 2:i(j flln,tnu,, s,,,.ir f(irnP,j 23
II uf whom boost 'l prices and "laadci,.., , ,. in .hll ,. .
sliie dealer m.'i.le as much as fifty
percent profit, tha report stales.
As remedy for the situation, the
commission recommends "rigid enforce
nient of the law against monopolistic
control," legislati' i fotbiilUing pro
ducer of hides from engaging in the
tanning business ant "the adoption of
devise in the (U-tribution of shoes
ttist will accmaint the consumer with
iinpreee-ni.u pr.u.is. nomc reuiu , si Ith , , . . ,
It'll, one hundred and four of the 2:i6
companies earned '.'." per cent or more.
in studying wholesale shoe mer
chants, Ihe commission found that
gross profits rang;-1 above 20 per cent
of the cost.
"The relailers' pro profit is
around fifty porce;-!," Ihe report de
Clares. "In l!14, ihe retailers' gro's
prufit averaged a '.ttie inure than $1
the selling price of the manufactiir- U p,;. , wilie in 1!HS, it averaged more
lu framing it conclusions rnai proi
i's were nnjestified. the commission
slid it took into eonsiderat-nn a natur
at advance ia the : i-t of leather and
all materials due lo Ihe war.
During the veurs IP i 4 to 1917,"
the fminiin s.ivi, 'the cost of pro i
d.i-ing sole leather increased from SI.
lo 21 cent a poind of leather produc '
ed. About pere-.1 it of the inereas
was due lo the increased cost of hides.
The increase in r-t oth
! than $1.t a pair.'
Seeks Job As Councilman
Clcvehid. Ohio. Aug. C .Jotitlnv Kil
jbane, featherweight r ham pioo.today an
;nounccl his candidacy for cleetioa as
icounciluian here. Kilbane sat said to
i... fn.'have the atipfort of Ihe democratic n
materials, includiij overhead expens
es during: the four years raajed from
a'oout IV cents to I cents a pound of
ecKtivc committee. His popularity here
wa expected to laid hi:n in otf;ee,
A roroner's jury held the drowning
s ABE MARTIN
SSL" 1 ' ' ,rJ
Tell Binkli'V starts on a
at 4 o'clock in th' mor.nu
Washington, Aug. . (l nlted l'tess.)
The plan finally adopted lor the
IciiLr,,,. f nations covenant is lor su-l""1 ""' ' . .. !, " . ... nado tomorrow morning,
"... i . , , , I Harding, .ilO Leslie; Uessie vtiisnu, .)! , , , ..,., ti... f i, ..i
pvnor to the no called Ameiican, Ivecre-; , ' 'l" . " '"" ,1' .
the' - ' " , . , - ... isicrcinry unnieis, won nin
Senator l.orlire berran the oue.-ti. -niim : '. " .. ' . ... ,' . . - , the destroyer t.liaiinccy at Lie u.oi.i. i
f i , i. ..kiu. !,.., ii.nv h-4' Jli"y I'l".''' . . '. A". nnl idrr before 8 a. m. tomoiicw
' Ti " r . i'i'...,.in v i.v i ii'ivn v r i
niiltee. can get a copy of lac American ! , ;,,!,. Ul'tv Tall.,... 71;, I 111.
plan for the league .. ,, M' KinnM- ym Bel
Lansing said he did not know. The . t,.,..i,., n,,o,-. i, .l- . . ,il
state .lepnrtmeiu uas no copy, ne saiu, . ....,. inso Wilcox; J. C. Pro
anil none was ever inio ocioie inc peace
conference. The American drall was
shown to Idi'.sing by Pi
Liid l.nusing returned it to the presi
dent, he said.
"Who wrote the American plant"
asked Senator Brandegee.
"1 asuiiie the president wrote it,"
said l anslng.
"llnn't you know two New I or law
yers wrote it for the presidcu! am, took
llurnilgn, . w. "- A.; "ive aw , ,. . fiowin the Chauiirev will
) be the press boat, probably tne destroy
I The Chauneey .will procei d outside
u- rr"'iH,o 1...I..1- unit l ll.o n.n.liivous off the
n,r, 5iM) North Capital; ('. J. filler . . , Becretary huh
I'resident W ilson.) ( !'( I LVie 1041 ! ' "J "tlirM M
.. . ,'iHarr s Pluinbii.g (o.; (. H. Losie, 11141 , , ,,, Ti. i,,.,,,,,,..,
South 13th; O. I'.. Flagg, Ilai.y & irfwu; ... , , . , . , ,
streets; Margaret Hhaefer, Scio, Or.;! . ,,..-. i buttle, iormation.
The Montana during the official review
.:n 1 . 1 ...1 ..tf 11. .1.1 11.. l,ir
t, . will uv IllltHHII U uu in.: ..., i -i i
rmtTt If. DlH'li rM s.
it to Kuroiiet
"That's iaft true," said Ijomnj,.
(.'oinmittee members were unai.ie to
learn from Lansing of any d.lfei'nces
between the American pl,.n nr.d that
finally adopted. Lansing oenieu he
ht.l written a plan, but ss.d lie sub
mitted a general resolution eovering
btoS'l general principles of the league
before the league commission in j'aris.
Xo action w-as taken on it, he wid.
I-oile also quest iooeil li .in legiding
the method of raising money to pay the
lisiii:i' trip' Laiisimr said he assumes a budge, will
hired t motorcyclist t' wa:e Li.n dp.
F.x bartender Joe Lease is prrsiui:,' at
"The earnings an investment in thejof RilnTt Hnliiiay, 5 years old, at ltia ta Alcsrsr pharmacy sod)
at viany umbrellers haagin' aroiiiid.
tana ng business f very much great-, mts FslU, in gorernmcnt esni!, fe'sn' likes it real well 'eept be uoa 'I find
ar ia lvlfl and 191 than they were is, hue ea i.!ental.
be madeand each nation told how much
it should pay. Congress can ueeidi
whether to appropriate the fn appor
tionment required of the I'niteu K'.atd
Mrs. Karl Pear.y, ?.;3 Month Winter;
Thelina Cook, IS'. Kotith Winter; Mrs.
(Continued on page three)
Naval Airman Sets Radio
Record And Dies Same Day
SECRETARY DANIELS REACHES
LOS ANGELES THIS iiCRNINO
(Centiaued on page three)
Kan Piego, f'al., Aug. 6. A new
American record in radio-clectroginphy
from an airplane was established yes
terday when the seaplane l I, piloted
by Lieutenant O. P. Kilmer liasiurt a
n...a.?ia fr,. m risition dirccilv over !
the dreadriaught New Mexi.o to the m Angeles, Cal., Aug. 8. (United
Point Loaia wireless station, a distnncerress.) becretar yol tne -ay wjh"
of more than 2"0 miles. jand party plnnnedto leave Los Angeles
Radio-elotei ician H. H Dtvcisc, the! early today for Han Diego, there adding
man who sent the message, was killed, the trip across the country to greet tha
when the plane crashed into ;an Diegojp.-lfie fleet.
bay oa the relnra flight. Lieutenant) Forced by washout, on the Hani Fe
Kilmer and Willis Baker, photogr. pherli,ie to titer hia original plan to go di
for a local newspaper, were aligktiy in jrectto San Iliego, the aeere'.aiy armed
jured. j here over the rwulhern Parif.e about X
Han Diego, Cal, Aug. 6,-Thc Pacific a. m. today, going immediately to t ho
tel to Test.
"We will have our biggest drea
naughts and destroyers in these wat
ers," Daniels declared in the course, of
a brief interview. He expressed great
satisfaction at being able lo eoa.e t
the coast to greet the navy's lighters.
With Duniels are Mrs. lauil. and
two sons, ,liinallin and FruaW Daniels
Admiral Mediiwan, Admiral father, An-
miial McKean and Commrinirr feete.
Wheat Piice Being Kept 20
To 30 Cents Above Guar
Washington, Aug. The price of
wheat to the people of the countiy Is
being kept nt 20 to oft cent ahav th
$2.29 government guaranteed yn) In
make profits for the Vnited States grain
corporation ,a governmeut agency, Rep
resentative MeCnlloeh chaigcd m a
statement today, submitting lKter
from Julius H. Uarucs, head ot the or-
piofits have tlrendy mounted lo $-3,-7C3,320.9o,
the letters show. Irr.es is
the letters, savs he handled -,0iK,n(,-000
worth of foodstuffs anu the:efer
this represent a profit of flight "
than one per cent.
McCulloeh Insists It was tae mtea-
(Cantinued ea page three)
Immediately after the last ship ha
passed the Montant, the fleet will break
formation, the super dreadnaughts
swinging to tho aonthwet and coming
lo au anchorage on a line p.iiHilil with
the Montana. The battleships, destroy
ers, cruisers and unit uf ti liain will
proceed directly to assigned ancliortge
in the harbor.