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f FULL LEASED WIRE United Press I a m Complete County, ' .0 , Nation-II nil World New , ,jty it happeni. Serving all i County. Classified Afls Reach over 4,000 homes dally, and are eagerly read. If you tuwa any wants they will pay, Telephone IS n rBMrinMBMrmararTi rrTnin i in hi n i mh m in , , , " . - -.1. ...-,,. . ,, .Mgsiniri wgaaat i, , i r- ,, .is a i i 11 LL..U ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, MONDAY, APRIL 13, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 224 The Albany Demoa Herald, Vol. LXIX, No. 234 ... r RULES SPAIN HE'S $45,000,000 BABY HUNTS FACTS ADDIS ABABA BORAH K N 0 X SOIL PROGRAM HOPKINS liS A ID PROGRAM MEET PLANNED IV ' '" i ON WEDNESDAY ft The fact that he's heir to many' millions doesn't seem to disturb the slumber of this lad. Seen in .his London nursery, he's the son of the former Barbara Hufton, now Countess von Haugwitz-Revent-low, whose fortune is reputed, In congessional estimates to be $45,-000,000. She child was born Feb. 24. ; . 1 WOMAN KNEW SLAYER, VIEW ' New York, April 13. Chemists I and psychologists- reported today 1" mat ine man wno assaulted ana LtrnKled tlny, M,rs' Nancy Evens 7'""'0", ,pbablly, wa,s ,"e fhe e"u?h admlt to her I UCTirUUHl WlUlUUt UUII I11. I" Forty detectives who have found 1 11Lr atuin us naming as any mys tery she concocted as a writer of crime stories, turned their attention with new certainty to lists of her wealthy friends and neighbors and of employes of the Beekman Place apartment building where her almost nude body was found Friday in a bathtub. ; The evidence of tost tubes and microscopes minimized the signif- Juance of three midnight visits by an eiieminnij, nervous young man, on nights immediately preceding Mrs. Titterton's slaying, to the apartment of the Countess Alice 1 1 , l I l ik. m:.. nujrus, iwu iiiiuih ueiuw Ultt inter- n m , Mnrvl-inri Rnrnh's mm. trsSiS"ASi sSg8 ;Zy might have been an erotomaniac FACE CRUCIAL TESTTUESDAY Rivals Must Split Illinois Delegation to Stay in Running BOTH PROGRESSIVES Pair Avoid Attacks Upon Each Other; Bad Loss to Be Fatal Washington, April 13 Sen. Wil liam E. Borah's drive toward re publican presidential nomination encounters its first real test tomor row in the Illinois primary in which voters will choose between the veteran progressive and Frank Knox, Chicago publisher. Borah's name, unopposed, also will be be fore Nebraska voters tomorrow. There is no clear choise in Illin ois between liberal and conserva tive policies. Both Borah and Knox are advanced as progressives the senator by virtue of long insur- gency against old guard party leadership and Knox in the role of o Bull Moose progressive disci- pie or ineodore Roosevelt. I Defeat to Be Disaster Neither Borah nor Knox could survive decisive defeat in Illinois tomorrow. They probably will split ine BT delegate votes to which Illinois is entitled in the republican national convention. Knox ran in one previous presidential primary. New Hampshire, and came out with the states eight convention votes. A slate of 17 Borah delegates was overwhelmed in the New York primary this month but the senator immediately recouped some of his prestige by taking 21 of Wisconsin's 24 delegate votes last week. Fights Old Guard . If Borah can win 20 or more Illinois delegates tomorrow his cam paign will accelerate toward pn mary battles In Ohio, West Vir ginla, New Jersey, Oregon and, control from old guard leaders such as Charles D. Hilles of New York, J. Henry Roraback of Connecticut and former Sen. David A. Reed of Pennsylvania. The Senator has avoided personal attacks on Knox but has been critical of Gov. Alt M. Landon of Kansas. CONDON REFUSES INVITE TO TALK TO GRAND JURY New York, April 13. Dr. John F. Condon today . refused to accede to the request of Allyne H. Freeman, Mercer, N. J., grand jury foreman, to appear before that body in connection with its investigation of the Wendel case. public at his Bronx home by Gregory Coleman, public rela tions counsel and friend of the celebrated Jafslc of the Lind-. bergh case: "I know nothing whatever about the Wendel case and am certain that my presence would add nothing to the activities in which you are reported to be engaged." Dr. Condon would make no further comment. William H. Howard Dies Here Sunday - William H. Howard, 70, a resident of Oregon for the last 47 years, died at the Albany general hospital at 3 a. m., Sunday, April 12, following a brief attack of pneumonia. Mr. Howard was born in Providence, R. I, April 30. 1859. From there he went to Boston, Mass., and in 1881 went to Alaska where he spent two years digging gold. From there, he went to South America where he contracted yel low revor and was forced to return to the United States. He settled on ! a stock ranch in the Drcwsey . country where he was engaged in ; the stock business for several years. Owing to poor health he re-! tired from this business and moved to Albany whore ho had acquired i property interests. He married Katherine Corls at Huntington, Ore., Dec. 28, 1901.' Besides his widow he is survived by a daughter, Miss Mabel How- I ard, a teacher in the schools at. Colfax, Wash. Funeral services will be held from the Fisher-Braden funeral chapel at 10:30 a. m.. Tuesday,! April 14. Rev. J. Boyd Patterson, pastor of the United Presbyterian church, is to officiate. Interment! will be made in Ujj" Riverside j cemetery with gravWde services; by tho I. O. O. F. lodge, of which he was a member. Mrs. D. M. Rohrbough and Mrs. Spencer Griffith will have charge of the floral offerings. The pallbearers selected are D. M. Rohrbough, Charles Rohrbough, G. C. Bray, David flnrlwp llii,rtfr T.lnrldPV ami T.ortn- EXPECTED TO FALLSHORTLY Italians Occupy Important Post on Sudanese Frontier : RUMOR DESSYE TAKEN Expect New Drive; White Troops Repulsed on South Front Rome, April 13. Italian sol diers smashed irresistibly into northern Ethiopia today to reach Luke Tana, heart of the gigantic Nile irrigation project which is Great Britain's chief interest in the country. Soon after this was disclosed, rumors, unconfirmed but from usually reliable sources, spread through the capital that Dessye, Emperor Haile Selassie's war headquarters in the north, had been occupied without resistance by an Italian motorized column. Capital to Fall Soon Simultaneously diplomatic quarters heard a rumor that Premier Benito Mussolini had ordered the northern army to advance on Addis Ababa, the capital, in order to smash finally the Ethiopian re-sistance- Ttnltnnc nroHirtn1 tlio fnll rt llm capital within two or three weeks Marshall Pietro Badoglio disclosed in a war communique from the northern front that Italian QTtlHmrQ haH hrtictn1 tVio Ttulinn tricolor on the northern shore of nit lUKe. Frontier Post Taken As they did so, he reported, an Italian column occupied the Ethiopian customs post on the Sudanese .frontier-opposite "GaliarJa't,- an important frontier town on I he Sudanese side, obtaining full ccn- uui oi one or ine most important caravan routes between the lake region and the Sudanese interior. Badoglio admitted the defeat on the southern front of a small detachment of Aosta lancers, crack Italian white troops. The Italians lost 46 dead and wounded, he said, against considerable losses for the victors. The Italians were reeon-noitering near Wudara and retreated in face of superior numbers, Badoglio said. FINAL TERM OF YEAR IS STARTED BY WPA CLASSES WPA classes in adult education at Albany this week are embarking upon the final term of the year, according to an announcement made by Rex Putnam, chairman of the local adult education board. Accordingly anyone interested in starting work in any of the subjects listed will be enrolled, he said. According to Mr. Putnam no charges are made to any pupils. He advised that all interested enroll immediately to secure the greatest possible benefit from the work. Following is the weekly class schedule, effective today: 2:00-4:00 p.m.. Shorthand, advanced and beginning, Mrs. Win ona Agee, Hostess House. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Photo tintine. Mrs. Goelda Wickizcr, high school. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Rug making, Mrs. Winona Agee, high school. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Typewriting, beginning and advanced, high school. Tuesday 7-9 p.m. Bookkeeping, Mr. A. H. Gillett, high school; 7-9, p.m. pnoto tinting. Mrs. Uoelda Wic-kizer, high schol; 7-9 p.m. knitting. Mrs. Winona Agee, high school. Wednesday 7:00-9:00 p.m. Typewriting, Mr. A. H. Gillett, high school; 7-9, p.m., dressmaking, Mrs. Goelda Wickizer, high school. Thursday 7:00-9:00 p. m. Dressmaking, Mrs. Goelda Wickizer, high school; 7-9 p.m., typewriting, Mr. A. H. Gillett, high school. Friday 2:00-4:00 p.m. Shorthand, Mrs. Wonona Agee, Hostess House; 7-9, p.m., typewriting, Mr. A. H. Gillette, high school; 7-9 p.m., dressmaking, Mrs. Goelda Wickizer. high school; 7-9 p.m., rugmaking and knitting, Mrs. Winona Agee, Hostess House. Saturday 2:00-4:00 p. m. Handicrafts, crocheting, arts, Mrs. Goelda Wickizcr, Hostess House. TO BOSS PROGRAM Salem, Ore., April 13. The fed eral soil conservation program willi be administered in Oregon by a committee of thre men F. L. Ballard and Dean Wm. A. Schoen-feld. both of Oregon State College, and Solon T. White, state director ot agriculture the department announced today. SULLIEEDED Report of Work Serves as Answer to Critics of WPA Setup 20 MILLION GET AID Figure Shows Employment Virtually Same as Last Year Washington, April1 13 Works Progress Administrator Harry L. Hopkins today tossed into the political controversy raging' around 1 1 is $4,000,000,000 work-relief program a sharp warning that "relief remains the most urgent social-economic problem confronting the nation." Foreseeing continued govern- ment relief for years to come, Hopkins unexpectedly released a voluminous report on WPA skillfully timed to meet congressional consideration of the new deal request for $1,500,000,000 to finance employment for 12 months after July 1, and answer critics. The report also-coincided with spreading charges of- graft and political corruption in WPA state administrations and demands for a congressional inquiry. Johnson Charges Waste "Government aid will be necessary as long as prolonged unemployment persists," Hopkins said. "This problem is intimately connected with employment opportunities in private industry." The work-relief summary came almost immediately alter Gen. i Hugh S. Johnson, former WPA di- rector for New York City, was ; revealed, as declaring "halt of all j this (the WFA) is prodigal pretense justilied by -iiothmh." iv " The one-time NHA administrator said "60 per cent" of the projects so staunchly delendcd by Hopkins were "wasteful." Johnson made the statements in a report given Hopkins lust Oct. 15, but completely buried by WPA uiuil last week. Accusations Ignored In addition, both democrats and republicans had assailed V PA in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Michigan lor charges ranging from maladministration to partisan politics. . Hopkins' report disregarded mention of most of the accusations, limiting itself to a factual summary ol the current work- j relief program. It listed these ac- complishments: 1- A total of 3,853,000 persons ' working Feb. 25; the former dole ended, "forestalling the degenera- tion that may develop through enforcing idleness." At the same time, however, it was figured 20,- j OuO.UHU persons now are on public relief,' the same number as when the program started last April. 2. WPA expenditures fur materials totalling $40,042,303 to la.it Dec. 31, including $24,375,245 for construction materials exclusive .if steel and $U,600,332 for iron and steel. 3. A total of $170,884,468 earned by 3,000,000 WPA workers lor 371.551,503 hours of labor. 4. Political sub-divisiuns, which originated and applied for all program projects, augmented the S4,-000,000,000 fund by about $500,-000,000 in contributions and government loans. 3 BALLOT TITLES WRITTEN MONDAY; PETITIONS START Salem, Ore., April 13. Three ballot titles were written today by Attorney-General Van Winkle, so circulation of initiative petitions which must be completed July I, can start. Constitutional amendments prohibiting food taxes of any kind and creating a non-political state game commission and state board of forestry were two of the measures. The third was the non-compulsory military training bill for state institutions of higher education. Under the game commission amendment, all game funds would be deposited with the state treasurer to be spent only for promotion, protection, propagation and preservation of fish and game. The anti-food tax amendment is aimed primarily at any attempt to levy a sales lax. already defeated three times at the polls. Pedestrian Critically O Injured on Highway Salem. Ore., April 13. Ira C. McBride. 37. was in a critical condition today after being struck by a rar driven by Albert S. Uhing. V(Q)dburn. on the Pacific highway aTKile south of Salem Sunday. i who invaded the Tittcrton apartment by force, but they believed today that the killer was a welcome visitor perhaps only a workman or delivery man, but certainly someone known to Mrs. Titterton. Police scientists reached that conclusion through on inch-by-inch examination of the four-room Titterton apartment which proved indisputably that there had been no struggle except in the bedroom, where the victim was criminally attacked and killed, and in the bathroom, where her body had been dumped face down in the tub. Five Granges Join In Meet at Charity Temporory Advisory Group Will Discuss Plans " at Courthouse ' SCHEDULE IS PREPARED Setup to Be Explained at Series of Community Conferences Linn county's federal soil con sol vation program will be launch- d Wednesday at a meeting of temporary community representatives to wlinm thn nlnn will ho Imnnrliwl and explained, County Agent rioya l. iviuuen announced today. The county agent's office is preparing letters explaining the purposes of the meeting to be sent to these community representatives, and also notices to all farmers ot Linn county notifying them of a series of community meetings starting Thursday at which the information will be relayed to tha farmers at large. . Meanwhile County Agent Mullen will go to. Roseburg tomorrow to attend a regional conference ot county agents at which details ot the program not yet thoroughly presented will he nvnlninpH hu ir. S. D. A. officials. The .community representatives will constitute a temporary advisory committee which will meet at 8 o'clock Wednesday night in the Linn county court house, Mullen said. At that meeting plans will be made for carrying out the work Incidental to accomplishing the program throughout the county, the county agent said.' Administration of the plan will-be carried out . by Linn county farmers who will " constitute a board of directors, elected by tha communities themselves at a series of formers' meetings to be held in accordance with a schedule which was also prepared today by tho county agent, starting next Thursday. Constituting the temporary committee which will meet here Wednesday nipht ro thn rnlln,;nn. John Shepherd, Scio; Victor Lyons. Scio: Geoi C. H. Mitchell, Lebanon; L. o! uurman, (raDtree; Asa Smith, L.eoanon; resile Cade,-Albany; F. D. Jenks. Tancent: C. H Dnviricm, Shedd; C. H. Brown, Shedd; C. W. BaococK, Malsey, and Thomas (Ploau Turn to Pojo Two) HAGOOD ASSIGNED TO COMMAND OF SIXTH CORPS AREA Washington, April 13. -Maj. Gen. Johnson Hagood, who was relieved of command of the eighth, corps area after he criticized tha WPA administration, was rein stated today as commander of tho sixin corps area with headquarters in Chicago. Hagood, whose dismissal raised a storm of political controversy, had confercd with President Roosevelt last week and his reappointment was indicated by hia smiling refusal to comment when he left the White House. He had been removed from his command by "order of the president." The war department, however, had said the action was due to tho nwinner in which he criticized tlio administration's relief policies. !n testimony before a congressional committee, Hagood called WPA funds "stage money" nnd assailed the administration of using money in a way he considered unwise. Funeral for Mrs. Cox Set for Tuesday at 2 Mrs. Esther Alma Cox, 34, wife of Cecil Edward Cox, of Albany u. r . u. no. 2, died at the Al bany general hospital at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, April 11. Mrs. Cox was born near Albany, Aug. 30. 1902, j her parents being Mr. and Mrs, John Crooks. Besides her husband she is survived by three children Joan, Margaret and Elinor, all at the family home. She is also survived by her mother, Mrs. A. H. Anderson, of Albany, and a sister, Mrs, Milton Harnisch, also of Albany. Mrs. Cox was a member of the Methodist church of Albany and the O, E. S. of Sumpter. Funeral services will be hold from the Fortmiller funeral home at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Wallace Howe Lee and Dr. D. H. Leech are to officiate, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Peterson are to sing. Interment will be in the Willamette Memorial park cemetery with graveside services by the Eastern Star. The pallbearers selected are Henry Harnisch, Albert Harnisch, Melvin Case, Roy Armstrong, Albert Hoefer and -Diego Martinez Barrio (above) presiding officer of the Cortes. automatically succeeded to the presidency of Spain as interim president following the ouster of Nlceto Zamora as the chief ex ecutive by coalition vote of left wing, factions. Washington, April 13. Further evidence of discord in the house old age pension investigation came to light today when Chairman C. Jasper Bell, D Mo., appointed Rep. Clare E. Hoffman, R-. Mich., to inquire into the Townsend plan in Michigan. Hoffman told reporters that he had no intention of going to Michigan now because "I have too many other things to do." He said that it would be "all right if the committee sends a 'special investigator.". .-. .- . - Hoffman believes the house investigation should be "cleaned up without delay" and is opposed to long adjournments. Under Bell s original plan, he was to have taken over the mves- ligation of the movement in Michigan which has one lownsend- ltc member of congress. Los Angeles, April 13. Con gressional investigators and na tional Townsend plan officials piepared today for a public hear ing on the old age pension movement. Rep. Samuel L. Collins of Ful-lerton, Cal., head ot the congressional sub-committee which will handle the local investigation, arrived by plane yesterday from Washington. Kep. Joseph A. Gar-vagan of New York also was here lor the probe- The Representatives are being aid.'d by new investigators who will present evidence before the hearing. , "This investigation," Collins said, "Is to clear up tacts lor brunts of thousands of people who believe in the Townsend movement. It is not for a political purpose." The investigation was branded an attempt to wreck the old age movement by Sheridan Downey, personal attorney for Dr. F .E. Townsend. , MACCABEES TO MEET The adult Maccabees will meet Tuesday night at 0 o'clock. A free dance for members and friends is to follow the session. From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond "They Work the City Dump" Every city has a field that's called the dumping ground, where rubbish wagons haul their loads and spread them all around; old window frames, without the panes, that have no further use; the old stone jug and worn-out rug, that's had loo much abuse; the rags and bags and clocks and i crocks, that have ' been thrown awav. and refuse. of all descriptions, is hauled there every day. It is a mess to bring distress to any ordered mind, but some can look the rubbish o'er and values in it find. They salvage strings and bags and things, to which we give no thought. The empty flasks and oak-wood casks, by someone will be bought. Man can be found, to work the mound, who ask no other wage, than things they find, of every kind and of uncertain age. Ttwy ; will refine, with fire and lime, the, stuff they can't reclaim, so that the smell shall not repel, and bring the city shame. And k they work J the city dump and do it fae by I day and make an honest lig of the things we throw away. I IP PROBERS SI DISCORD mi. Condon declined in the follow- Harrisburg. (Snecial) Fiveling telegram to Freeman, made OVER 300 KIDDIES PARTICIPANTS IN EASTER EGG HUNT Between 300 and 400 Albany youngsters were on hand Sunday afternoon to hunt for 1000 bags of Easter candies hidden about Takenah park and the court house l.um Ir. IU 1 t o(nMJ V,,, the Lions' club. Over 40 of the bags contained slips entitling the find- ers' to prizes offered by Albany n.h.nl. Tho cli o- Ir. hr, deemed today and Tuesday. Alert, young eyes followed the upy scouts wno scattered the bags through the shrubbery shortly before 2 o'clock. Things started with a rush in the park as the striking of the court house clock signalled the start of the hunt, for the larger children. Children under six, hunting about the courthouse, were slower to start but soon had their hands filled with plunder. Many. or tne locmicrs seized upon a sacK and then gleefully hurried back to where parents were waiting. Many did their hunting under the guiding hand of parents or older brothers and sisters. While a num-of children continued the hunt for some time, the principal activity was over in less than 10 minutes., B. F. Kendall was chairman of the affair. Roosevelt Campaign . Will Open Tonight Washington, April 13. President Roosevelt, who returned last week from a two-weeks vacation, launches his campaign for re-election tonight in a political speech at Baltimore. He will speak at a convention sponsored by Maryland's Young Democrats. His speech, beginning at 10:30 p. m. will be broadcast over nation-wide radio chains. No intimation was given of the president's subject tonight, but he I was expected to appeal to young I voters for endorsement of adminis tration policies. Mr. Roosevelt will be met by a ! parade and will participate in a torchlight procession to the Fifth Regiment armory, where his address will be delivered. J. H. Safely Dies Sunday at Drain J. II. Saflcy, 81, former Albany resident who died Sunday l'. Drain, Or., will be buried in Riverside cemtery here Tuesday, following funeral services at 3:30 p. m. at the Fortniiller Funeral home. Mr. Safley, a native of Tennessee, was born October 8, 1RG5, and came to Oregon nearly 50 . years ago. He settled first in Douglas county, and later moved to North Albany, where he resided for many years. He moved to Shedd and thence went to Drain three years ago. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. A. E. Holmes, Albany, and three sons, John, of Drain; Floyd of Albany and Jesse of Tangent. Surviving also are 21 grandchildren. Fehl Parole to Be Decided by Martin ' Salem, Ore., April 13. The slate prison parole board will leave the release of Earl H. Fehl, ex-Jackson county judge, up to Governor Martin, Secretary W. L. Gosslin said today. Martin is expected to return here late tomorrow from an Easter holiday in Bremerton, Wash. On Wednesday, Fehl will have served the maximum of a four-year sentence with allowance of time for good behavior. Penitentiary officials would have set Fehl free without ques- tion, but Attorney-General Van winkle ruled a parole from the governor was needed first, upsetting a practice in effect at the prison for the last 13 years. If Governor Martin paroles Fehl. it was believed the release would be op the condition that Fehl stay away from Jackson county. A new "oiie-ntnn committee" to investigate phases ot the Town-send Plan operation, Representative Joseph A. Gavngan (Dem N. Y.) is shown here as he left Washington for California. Gavngan wob detailed to take depositions dOBlred by the HouBe committee probing the" movement nnd trace new angles said to have bocn revealed by tlio Washington Inquiry. London, April 13. Bitterness and suspicion spread through western Europe today, to open un-auspiciously an Easter week of negotiations which a few hoped would lead to beneficial results and many feared might lead to tragic ones. The week's time table 'was elo quent of the importance of im pending events: Tomorrow Salvador de Mada-riaga of Spain, in behalf of the league council ' committee of 13, confers at Geneva with Italian and Ethiopian delegates to see whether they will agree to peace on terms acceptable to the league. Reports from Geneva were tht de Madaringa might postpone to morrow s talks until Wednesday on tile ground that the Italians have not luid time to select their representatives. Wednesday Representatives of the French, Belgian and British general staffs meet here to discuss plans for mutual air, sea and land defense in event Germany attacks Fiance or Belgium pending a concrete plan for peace consolidation. Iluirsday Committee of 13 meets to hear Mariariuga's report on Italian and Ethiopian peace views. Unless Italy consents to a just peace, Great Britain intends to demand imposition of new penalties against Italy. Such a demand would bring at once, first, a French-British clash; second, a resurgence of anger in Italy so fierce as to bring immedi ate threat of war in the Mediterranean. PARENTS OK DAUGHTER Mr. and Mrs. Herbert McLcary, 1455 East Eight street. Albany, are the parents of a daughter, born to them at the Albany Osteopathic hospital late Friday. Little Marv Ellen, who weighed seven and one-half pounds, and her mother arc both reported to be doing well. This is the first child in the family. Mr. McLeary is an employe of the D. E. Nebergoll Meat Co. AUNT HET BY ROBERT QUILLEN "I don't believe that girl is twenty yet. She can still laugh when there ain't nothin' funny to laugh at." (Coprrlaht, int. PublUtwn Iradlcato) PEACE PAR LEY OUTLOQKPQOR granges mot at the Charity grange hall Wednesday night and enjoyed program. A small admission charge was made and $35 went into the Lake creek grange treasury as a result. There was a large crowd present and even standing room was at a premium. The following numbers were on the program: three selections by the Lake Creek grange orchestra, skit by the Busey community, song by the Junction City grange, tumbling stunt by three daughters of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Hyde, skit by South Benton grange, oriental dancing by Cassie Delia Hyde, talk by C. F. Hyde, song by Junction City grange, reading by little Miss Dougherty of Charity grange. In addition to the granges mentioned Diamond Hill was represented. F-D Decrees May 1 As Child Health Day Washington, April 13. President Roosevelt today issued a proclamation designating May 1 as child health day. He urged all agencies, public and private, concerned with the the health end welfare of children "to study the plans for federal, state and local cooperation in promoting the health and security of children, to note the extent to which those plans have been put into effect, and to have arrangements for carrying their benefits to the children in every county in the United States." Gasoline, Prices Boosted 2 Cents San Francisco, April 13. The Standard Oil Company of California today announced another two-cent increase in tho per gal- Ion price of gasoline sold in Cali fornia, Oregon. Washington, Arizona and Nevaua. . A similar increase, ranging fiRi two to two and one-half cefer, was made effective a little more than a week ago. Other major companies followed suit immediately, ' - o lard Crice. Philip YageUkl. ,

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