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fair west portion, fair and
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SPECIAL WILLAMETTE ,
VALLEY NEWS SERVICE
FORTY- SECOND YEAR - NO. 224. TEN PAGES.
SALEM,! OREGON, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1919.
PRICE TWO CENTS
OJfiTBAINB AMD Kw
STANDS FIT! CLSTH
ITOf Ef RIM STEEL
5ofi Capiill and Labo r Day
Claiming to Control of Situ
ation on First Day
' Both capital andlabor'med-advanage'ih the'first
da yof the nation-wide strike of steel workers called to
force unionization of one of America's greatest industries.
' Judge Gary, head of the United States
feted : corporation, refused to make a
statement but various company, off iciaJa
ia the affected districts stated that not
more than ten to twenty per cent of
the workers had struck in the Pittsburg;
plants and that while a slightly larger
percentage struck in some localities, the
strike was so far a failure as an effort
to tie up the industry. ' ' ?
' Union officials declared the strike
was ' ' effective ' ' indicating their be
lief that about 200,000 men were out
t Reports early this afternoon indicated,
that the strike was effective generally
in the" Chicago, Ohio,. Indiana and Colo
rado districts, was only partially effec
tive in the Pittsburgh, district and was
generally non-effecti,ye in Alabama. "'
rAccording to the best available infor
mation, the situation in the various steel
cities this afternoon:
. Strike generally effective: '
Gary, Ind.j Joilet, 111.; Wheeling, W.
Va.; Pueglo, Colo.; Buffalo, N. Y.;
Sharon, Pa.; Youngstowu, Ohio; Mar
tin's Ferry, Ohio; Monessen, Pa.; Johns
town, Pa.; Massillon, Ohio; East Chica
go, Ind..; Fairfield, Ala. ......
Strike partially effective:
.Pittsburgh, Clairton; Pa.; Homestead,
Pu.; Braddock, Pa.; Duquosna, Pa.;
Cleveand, Milwaukee, . Chicago, Vnuder-l
.,J1 T . If T '
gnu,, ra.,,, mercer, -i a-.
. Strike non-effective; . ,tJ
, , Elyria, Ohio; Loraine, Ohio; MVRoes
port, Pa.; Sheffield. Ala:;' Annistoii,
Ala.;. - Canton. Ohio: Lancaster", Pa.;
Zanesville, Ohio; Alliance, Ohio; Contes
'' i State, county and city officials wert
preparod to cope with anv disorders
that might break out, but no disturbance
has been reported today. .
' All steel shares showed strength and
there was considerable trading on' frac
" HIGH COST OF STRIKING
Gary, Ind., Sept. 22. A steel
worker here has appealed that.
. his alimony of $100 monthly be
cut down because the strike will
prevent payment of that sum. ;
STRIKE 50 TO 85 PER CENT
EFFECTIVE IN CALUMET ERA
,flary, Ind., Sept. 22. Between 50 and
8.1 per cent of the 22.000 steel workers
in the Calumet district answered the
strike call today.
Union officials claimed 18,000 men
were out. Company officials admitted
less than 11,000 reported for duty.
'Fires in eight of the twelve Wast
(Continued on page ten)
JOSEPH KAISER DItS
AT HOME HERE TODAY
Popular Young Lawyer And
rormer Athlete rasses
At Age Of 27 Years.
Joseph D. Kaiser, direct descendant
of the Kaiser family that came to' the
Willamette valley In 1843,. died today
noon at his home 597 North Liberty
street, Ralem, at the age of 27 years.
He is survived by a brother, William
Kaiser of Salem, two aunts, Mrs. Eu
gene Eckerlin and Mrs. Margaret Huff
man of Salom, and two uncles, Gug Kai
ser of Balem and Oeoree Kaiser of Port
Mr. Kaiser was well known in athletic
circles in Salem and 'Engene. He at
tended the Salem high school, then Wil
lamette University and was graduated
from the law department of the Univer
sity of Oregon. Late he spent two
years attending a law course in Chicago.
About two years ago he opened a law
office in Salem but due to illness prac
ticed in the citv only one month. His
father was Judsre William Kaiser, as
sociated with M. F.. Pogue and Judge i
Slater in law practice. j
mi... ' -i : ..ii i 1. 1 .3 . 1
i lie lull rl ZK.rwi-r;i win uv m i mi
10 o'clock Wednesday morning from the
. . . i - i. - i
The bodv is at the undertaking par
lors of Webb Clough.
OtTTSTANDINO FEATOlRES OF
.-' THE STEEL STRIKE
: t - v V- ; , ji
v Cause of strike Refusal to
recognise'- unions, """ -r--
" Demands' of unions (Right to
. bargain for the workers as to
. hours, wages and working con-
ditions. v -"
Approximate number of om-
ployes in 118,' 268,710. -
r Number of plants involved in :
strike orderr-145. . ; , , .
' 'i Territory covered by strike
Pennsylvania, '', Ohio, Illinois,
Indiana, Minnesota, West Vir-
" ginia,' .Wisconsin,' Colorado and
Alabama. " ! ' ;;.
. Wages, Unskilled help Low-
eat, $:i.50; highest, $(i; skilled
help, i lowest $7; highest tfTO
to $80." - " : "
iOoinpaniea involved United
(States Steel XTorpOiUtion ' and, "
its subsidiaries, including Car- .
uegie Steel company, with 32
works; American Steel and
Wire company, 35 works; Am
erican Bridge, company, 14;
American Sheet and Tin Plato
Navy To Recruit Men For M
Pacific Fleet, On Grounds
J. E. Adams who was formerly navy
recruiting officer stationed in Salem
with headquarters in. the post otficc
building, is now stationed at the state
fair grounds. He will take enlistments.
Just at present the navy is offering
some special inducements to young men
who will go into the service, with an
enlistment term of two years. Mr.
Adams also says that men who enlist
in the aviation section for a term of
three years will be given the privilege
of selecting their station for training.
Those who qualify for flight duty, arc
given an advance of 50 per cent in pay
Those . who. have seen service in the
navy, will ibe permitted to go into the
aviation service at the pay they were
receiving when their discharge .papers
were given. .
Labor Delegates Named
For Economic Conference
Washington, Sept. 22 (United Press)
Tho American Federation of Labor to
day made public the names of its dele
gates to the round table conference Oc
tober. The names as they were submit
ted to President WilBon, follows:
Samuel Gompers, president of tne
American Federation of Labor. :
Frank Morrison, secretary of the
American Federation of Labor. ;
Joseph F. Valentine, Frank Duffy,
W. D. Mahone, C. A. Eickert, Jacob
Fisher, Matthew Woll, Daniel J. Tobtn,
John L. Lewis, Sarah A. Conboy, Wil
liam H. Johnston, Paul Scharrenberg,
John Donlni and M. S. Tighc.
Mrs. Elizabeth Burpee Of
Salem, Dies At Home
Mrs. Elizabeth Burpee, whose home is
on South 22nd street, died Sunday after
a lingering illnes sextending over a year.
Besides her husbaud, Henry Burpee,
she is survived by six children, the old
est seven years and the youngest twins
18 months old. .She was 38 yetirs old at
the time of her death, coming to this
countrv from Boston, Mass., about eight
years ago. Before moving to Salem
about two years ago, the family lived on
rural route 3, Salem. i
. The funeral services will be held Tues
day morning at 10:30 o'clock from the
Bigdon chapel and will be conducted by
the Hev. H. C. Stover. Burial will be
in the City View cemetery.
Newspaperman And Lawyer
Cleared Of Fraud Charges
San Francisco, Sept. 22. Allan Mc
Ewen, local newspaperman, and Attor
ney Franklin P. Bow wjjre toduy cleared
of all charges against them in the Ore
gon land fraud cases. The men were
charged with five others with using the
mails to defraud. The others pleaded
guilty, but Federal Prosecutor Ben- F.
Geis today said the government had no
evidence against McEwen and Bow, ana
asked for a dismissal of all charges.
This was done.
F0 SENATOR REED
Wilson's ; Explanation Of
Voting Power Branded y.
-I Washington, Sept 22 United Press)
A bitter attack upon President Wil
son by Senator Heed, Missouri, marked
the opening of the sonate fight over the
Johnson pcs.ee treaty amendment today.
The amendment- would equalize the
vote, of the United State aud Great Bri
tain and the league of nations Assemy.
Heed, in. a speech, to.. the , senate.. de
clared the president statement at San
Francisco that this country with its on
vote to. Great Britain s six cannot be
out-voted, is "erroneous to the last de
gree!" " ''--, - . - -'
"The president "disregards' the fact
that whoa the United States js' a party
in . interest, , it. is denied the right -to
vote at all. In- a-dispute between the
United States and Great Britain where
neither arc permitted to. sit in judgment.
the five British, colonics and . dominions
are, as iudeueudent self -governing bod
ies, permitted to cast their votes. " .'
Heed said that President Wilson was
mistaken when lie says that the assem
bly of the league is largely "an inter
national debating society" with no TeeJ
power. ' : '
- Reed delivered a bitter attack upon
President Wilson in the course of which
he declared: "The man who is Willing
to give to any nation or assemblage of
nations the right to mind the business
of the American people ought to dis
claim American fiitiiienship and emigrate
to the country he is willing to have
mind' America s buslrtessr"-
Article X Made
Today Is Report
JorUand, Or., Sept. 22 Thei Port
land Journal publishes a special Wash
ington dispatch thig afternoon to the
effect Senator Lodge and "mild res
ervatibnists" in the United States sen
ate have come to a complete agreement
regarding article X of the league of
nations covenant. - . '...'
Senator MiNary of Oregon isquot
ed in tho dispatch as declaring that
tho agreement resulted from over Sun
day conference between Lodge and
"mild reservationists" and a second
conference between MwN'ary, - Lodge
and M ci .'umber. '
The final draft is said to have been
written Sunday,' and 'is expected to
have the solid support of all' republi
can senators and several democrats.
The article X reservation, it is un
derstood, is confined to. a declaration
that the United States will not. con
sider itself obligated to act upon the
advice of the league of nations except
in a constitutional way iby . action of
Ostrom Speaks At Albany
Bible Conference Sunday
Albany, Or.; Sept. 22. A Bible con
ference conducted by some of the lend
ing preachers and Bible students of the
world began in Albany Sunday. Ses
sions will continue two more days, the
conference concluding Tuesday evening.
The speakers at the conference Sun
day wore Dr. Henry Ostrom, evangelist
and Bible teacher of New York, and
D W. B. Hinson of Portland.
Woman Driving With One .
Hand Wrecks Automobile .
In Portland ; Baby Dies
Portland, Or., Sept. 32. While! hold
ing her three-year-old son Barney iii her
arm and driving with 'one bond. Mrs.
Joseph Smith's automobile swerved into
a ditch and turned over here yesterday.
The baby's skull was fraeturcd and
died soon after the accident. Mrs. Smith
and her two other children were severe
ly injured, the mother suffering a frac
tured arm. All will recover.
Congressienal Probe Of
; Steel Strike Suggested
"Washington, Sept. 22. Investigation
of the steel strike was proposed today
m a resolution introduced bvSenator
Kenyon. Iowa. The resolution direct in ',' f declared Tipton Bud, in Th ' Little
the senate committee on education aniflYiem resturint t'duy, as he buttered his
labor to ascertain the reasons for the pie. Miss Fawn Lippinetitt ha returned
strike and whether any federaal action from th state fair. She says that til'
can or' Hhoiild b taken to meet the sit- nuto exhibit wuz fine, but that her reta
liation, tives were not up t' former years.
Wilson Turns Eastward On
Speaking Tour; Keeping In
j Close Contact with Strike
By Hugh BailUa
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Aboard the President 'g Train, Stock
ton, Cal., Sept. 22. On the home stretch
in his tour of - the United States in be
half of treaty i ratification, President
Wilson today met many big crowds at
California- cities. ' Conserving his
strength for the final-effort to convince
America that the league of nations must
be accepted, the president even ent his
handshaking program and did not do so
much of it as ordinarily. . ,, i
Kd speech had" been scheduled for
Sacramento, where the presidential spe
cial was due to arrlvs about 12:45.' But
the president received several request?
that he say' something from the rear
'FRISCO 73 SEATTLE
WILL BE FLEET BASES
Initial Maneuvers Of Ar
jmada Demonstrate Need
, " For More Recruits.
"i Washington, Sep. ::22.-Pugct Sound
and -San Fi-nneiseof harbor will be the
permanent bases far the battleships of
the Pacific fleety Secretary of the Navy,
Daniels stated today jipon his return to
Washington. Smaller? ships will be dis
tributed allalong the (oast.. .
! Daniels said the navy was encouraged
by enthusiastic receptions of tho fleet
allalong tho Pacific coast. He said thoro
1b no plane at present for an extended
trip of the fleet, or-for any big fleet
maneuvers. It will take several months
for the fleet to be overhauled, he said,
and it is hardly possible any big fleet
movement can bo made before January,"
San Francisco, Sept 22. With initial
maneuvers of the Pacific floet, com-
ldetcVvthe; acute shY of man power
wns emphaaied today ayvthe announce"
ment that the super-dreadnnughts New,
Mexico, Mississippi .and Idaho will bq
anchored in Ban Pedro harbor until their
crews can bp recruited to . sea-going
These facts developed on the arrival
of the Mississippi, en route to San
Pedro. Commander Blackburn, its ex
ecutive officer, said he believed nono
of the three ships could put to sea again
before six months.
Marriage Licenses Issued
In September Near Record
September bids fair to break its past
record for marriage licenses-and even
stand in the list ahead of the month ot
June. Saturday six licenses were is
sued, making a total of - 38 for the
month. For the past four or five months
licenses have averaged . about 40 a
month.. Those issued late Saturday aif-
crnoomverc as follows: M. C. Steward,
Portland, motorman, .and Grace Tolman,
of Salem; John D. Stettler of Salem,
foreman, and Harriet Coomes, of Salem;
William . M. - Hardy of Salem, laborer,
and Helen Williams, route 6, Salem;
Oscar W. Hoven, Salem, a farmer, and
Anna F. Humphrey ft nurse, of Salem.
American Sailors Landed
Near Fiume, Rome Report
Borne, Sept. 22. A party of
American sailors has lunded ait
Buccari, six miles southeast of ;
Fiume, according to advices, re- .
ceived here today.
"League ox no league, tb' big issue
in t Ms country" iatk' high cost o' liv
platform there, it being pointed out that
the people of California, 's state capital
would be disappointed if he did not, and
that a big crowd, would be on hand in
anticipation of hearing him. Therefore,
it was considered likoly ho would speak
briefly there. ' "
' The White House organization aboard
the presidential train is closely watch
ing the steel strike situation. - However,
official comment on it was not forth'
coming. Announcement of government
action probably .wood be made in Wash
ington, rather than aboard the train, it
appeared, even thought the action was
based: on instructions from President
Oh, No! Simply
.. Running .true, to .custom established
during former "state fair weeks and tak
ing adyantae-of the crowds which this
week wiu .uosiege tne, eating places or
the city, most of the restaurant proprie
tors of the city, today placed before
their customers menus upon which a
marked advance in meal prices loomed
up ia .black letters before their regular
customers. -; ' . , , ' ,
In some places' the; increase- is con
fined to meat orders,- but elsewhere z.
glance over the Mil of fare shows a gen
eral rise of from five cents up through
out the list of solid foods.
That the increase 1b arbitrary the res
taurant men thorn selves admit. Also, it
is not discriminating. ", The steady pa
tron and the city's guest-rtho stafa fair
visitor all get the-same medicine, and
at the same price, , .,,. . .
Modest in the .extreme, the -"grub''
merchants . -welcoming, visitors, to, ,tho
state, fair ' in this manner 'waive all
'claims-. t tho -term ' profiteors. ' ' vTbey
dot'lino this honor With the explanation
that they are. just ; rpirnhlirsing them
selves for the hic.reafcd business and
consequent rush. ' -'
State Hospital ' Inmates .;
Among First Fair Guests
, Curiously viewing everything in sight
and obviously very much interested in
the activities at the fair 31 women in
mates of the state hospital this morning
visited the grounds, accompanied by h
' Chatting gaily, seriously inspecting
the exhibits . and often apparently
amused, the. trusties made - their" way
slowly about tho grounds.
"They are enjoying it very much,"
a nurse explained. "Every year we
bring them- out and they are always
very ranch impressed." d'
Woman Head Of Telephone
Operators Drowns Trying
To Rescue Man Companion
Alameda, Cal., Sept. 22. Miss Lillian
M." Blewer, president of the Oakland
Telephone Operators union, lost her life
in a desperate effort to save her fiance,
;Phh.fJfic.h,inK' from u
Her body was found Saturday night
in deep water off Neptune Beach. Reich
liug'a body was found early yesterday.
. Miss Blower had charge of the recent
coast-wide telephone strike.
A double funeral was held today
Tunnel Blockade On S. P.
To Continue To Wednesday
Bedding, , Cal., Sept. 22. (United
Press.) The railrood blockade at tunnel
So. 3 on the. Southern Pacific probably
will not be broken until Wednesday
niRlit, it was learned-today.
The tunnel is 535 feet long ami must
be re-timbered. Sixty feet at the south
end kueps eaving in.
Socialist Mayor Refuses To
Invite Royalty To j City
Milwakee, Wis., Sept. 22. "To hell
with royalty. ( Don't ask. me to invite
king, kaiser or eair," was the reply giv
en today by Mayor Daniel W. Hoan, so
cialist, to the Association of Commerce,
whone officers requested he extend an
invitation to King Albert and queen
of Belgium to visit this city during their
tour of the United States.
Italian Barkentine Blows
Up And Burns Off Mobile
Mobile, Ala., Sept. 22. The Itanan
auxiliary brakentine City of Biloxi with
a cargo of exlosives, blew up twenty
miles off Mobile bar last Thursday,
burned to the water's edge and sank, ac
cording to reports reaching shipping cir
cles here today. The fate of the crew
:!" . ..I ; , l
First, Day: Crotvds Indicate
Record Attendance Before
Week Is Finished
'"The big show is" on.'' Exceeding all past events of iti
kind, .the fifty-eighth annual State Fair opened its gates
to 'the thousands who will visit the grounds .during .the
week with the day's exercises dedicated to the.memsry;
of the late Governor Withycombe" and the Oregon boys,
who gave their lives in the service o ftheir country during
the war. ' ; ; : ; -... v,; f:
TRAFFIC RULES TO LE
Special Police Sworn In To
Assist In Handling Fair
Strict compliance with the traffic or-
dinaucos will be enforced bv the police
and special sworn officers durine tho
stato fair, Chief of Police Varney said,"" uo naiuro. : never-
this morning. Due to the great crowds
that are expected this week, orders hav0
been issued for the arrest of nnyohe at-
tempting to violate any of the well
known ordinances. . .' '' ,
This will apply, Ckiof Varney said,
especially to the passing of streetcars
while taking on or unloading passengers,
by motor vehicles. ; Tho ordinances pro
vide that . all nutos . or motor vehicles
shall eomo to a stop while a streetcar is
taking on of off passehgers, Shd fhar tv
the auto 1h traveling' in the opposite di
rection of the' streetcar, it must stop and
men continue witn reasonable speed.
In the business section of the city the
legal limit is 15 miles an hour and to
strictly enforce this, an extra speed mo
torman will bCplaced on duty. Outside
tho business section, the limit is 23 miles
Officer who will be sworn for speeinl
duty in the city this week are .V. N.
Moffitt, Tyler Hcadrick, Kalph Swartz
and Paul Jones. The name of the spe
cial motorcycle cop has not been made
Guardsmen And Police
5 Co-Operate To Protect
Crowds At Fair Ground
'Taking every possible precaution,
those in charge of the policing of the
grounds at the fair hope to have no acci
dents occur on the grounds during the
'We hope to duplicate last year's roe-
ord of not ono injury," W. H. Golot,
elitef nf th tir ,rrnn1.' il -.1,1
this morning. Chief Golct has assisted
in taking care of tho fair crowds for
the past five years. .
Under Major William G. White of Eu-
gene, who is in charge of the 81 Oregon
National guardsmen who will police tho
grounds, are Captain H. A. Canada, of
Medford, and Lieutenant G, A. Newton
of Independence. ' ,
The guardsmen were ordered to t
grounds by Adjutant General Conrad
Stafrin, head of the Oregon National
Ticht filrlrt RlatNMl PW i
. Injury To Woman Hit By
Auto In Portland Street
. 1 ...... 1 si t . o ... nn r' r
uriiuiiu, ur., ouui.. 6. mim ML, u. i
!opart blames present day fashions for ,
an automobile accident Sunday, when
an unidentified woman was slightly
Miss Copart, reporting to .the police,
said the pedestrian was unable to
dodge the Copart automobile due to
tho tight . skirt she wore and that
when she .tried to run out of the way
her high French heels , caused her to
turn nn ankle.
The result wns the unidentified wo
man was bruised when tho fender of
the machine hit her 'between the
French heel and the knee.-
Food Prices Over World
Declining, Says Hoover
Tlnln 111.. e.l ' C. Ot Vwl
prices throughout the world are declin- j
ing, but it is a matter of conjecture
when the high cost of living will cease
to be a menace." said Herbert noovcr
on his arrival here.
Hoover said the success of measures,
to combat profiteering which arc in the
hundB of the department of justice,
"cannot be accurately foretold.". The, the Big Bend district. The fire jnmpl
speculative boom In food stuffs has col- the river at Enterprise and is threaten
lapsed, he said. ing the big Swectman place.
"Thousands have Visited the-rouads
today thousands .bent on seeing what
there is to see and it is obvlonf fo the
early .visitor that that ia to be, as oaa
conntry gentleman put it "quite consid
erable." And possible belief - that tka
predictions of officials that this ia t
be the biggest fair ever held in Oregon
are mere optimistic outbursts, is oovl
a ted when the largo crowd Is viewed
making its wav about the grounds. .
Lcisulcly, quiety curious, the jam ef
vl"?0r8 !.. direct contrast to the hun-
ldrcds 0f workers on the grounds who
r buy witB displays, exhibits, stands,
Baiu8 llMJ ol animal lovers made their
' wa' throuK1 the stock barns this morn-
ln8 ana hundrefls early this morning
watched the work outs of racing horses
prior to the ruiurtug races staged this
afternoon... . . " -," " i, ,
Efforts of traffic of fieiaV failed to.
do away with tit upa at the railroad
crossing near the grounds whore a r
nival company wast busy unloading its
wagons this morning. Two steady linca
of machines' haya-tntirlo' thefif Way to
and from the grounds all during tho
owning day. .;:' .:' 'i'.'-i .
T0 tako care of the overflow of ex
hibits, tents have been si tip and every
thing is now iu readiness, it was stated
this morning. Many exhibits extraordi
nary are. to be viewed. Josephine coun-i
ty's display is tho only one which baa
not yot arrived, official said. '
; Early this morning a general eleua-1
up of the grounds, stands, and building
was, made by Boy Scouts and eaeh
morning during the fair a similar polie-,
ing-up will be accomplished. t
"Nothing exciting has yet come tor
my ajtention so far. things have been
very-orderly,"; said Major William O.r
White, who is in charge of the 80 mem
bers of the Oregon Rational Guard wh.n
are policing the grounds. From alt
parts of the state, the guardsmen will'
be stationed about tho grounds with sv
view; to preventing any possible troultln
and the accident risk, it wa said, will
be reduced to a mini mum.
Sport lovers from many status filled
the stands to watch the races this after
noon, bnt the biggest crowd of th daw
" cxpeciea ai I
i. expected at the dedication of the new
"'stoek eolUenm which will take place,
. h ' aln at.f 0 clo.ck- 4 4V. '
JhL 7 C' f U"2 w,h ftw
t?f itg,k1"a n Pncifie
! Lea , ,coJa'cd, th" ." , 8peil
fl?" ,dr1,:at,on Dint w,!l
be ?T Je James Withyeombe,
ttna th boy w,ho B,f ed "."'"'"K
tWM- Th.e kn, it is hel.eved. will
',hT7 ""P1- A,"r"f ' b
y ovejnor Ben W. Olcott Chea-
orespr.vate secretary ef the late
j Governor Withycombe: Judge Wallace
jMcCamant and Judge Gcorce A. Staplo-
ton, both of Portland; P. Campbel?,
"resident of the University of Orepnnt
W. .1. Kerr, president of the Oregon Ag
ricultural college, and others. An e
cellent musical program,' officials say,
will be rendered. " " ?
1 11L0 DlMItl
iTowns And Logging Equip-!
ment Threatened By Ad- i
: vancing Flames. ,j
Oiovillc, Cat., Sept ' 22. (Unitnl
Press.) Cinders were falling in thoi
streets of Oroville today while ten thon
sand acres of timbeiiand were burning
in the foothills. ' ' " ; . ..
Four disastrous forest fires are spread
j ing rapidly under the urge of a stronjf
The Rwayne Lumber holdings near
iBlinzig are threatened. The big trosthi
in the Hart s null district may go: Is
is 130 feet high and 200 feet long.
Six thousand acres are in flames in