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FULL LEASED WIRE United Pnu Serrle Complete Count;- g It. Nation-tl and. World N. -0 the day It happraa. Serving a on County. TWO SECTIONS TODAY 16 PAGES SECTION 1 O f 5s The Albany Democrc lerold, Vol. LXIX, No. 263 ALBANY, LINN COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1936 The Albany Herald, Vol. LXI, No. 253 COLUMBIA CARRIES Triumphs Little Ferry's Famed TV Fare Finely BURT, ALLEN CLOSE RAGES FEATURE VOTE U.S. AFFIRMS. SUPPORT FOR CHINESE PACT COUNTY . .iaitf j- Falling just short of the record at Callander, Ont., home of the quintuplets. Little Ferry, N. J., suddenly found its population increased by four the girl and three boys Frances, Frank, Felix and Ferdinand Kaspar, displayed above by nurses at St. Mary's hospital, Passaic. Born to Mrs. Emil Kaspar, wife of a $20-a-week Erie railroad yard employe, the tiny quartet, weighing a total of 13 pounds, 2Ms ounces at birth, must remain in incubators for a while. The girl, held by the nurse at left, was born first. Weighing 3'-j pounds, she could also boast a head of dark curly hair. The Kaspars, wed in 1930, have two other children, a boy and a girl, "going on" 2 and 4 respectively. The quads were the first born in New Jersey. 'BRAINS' OF JAIL BREAK CAPTURED; FIVE STILL FREE McAlester, Okia., May 10. Claude Pugh, said to be the "brains of a bloody break at McAlester state prison, surrendered to a posse near Savanna, Okla., early today. He was the third convict captured of the eight who escaped after a riot at state prison in which C. D. Powell, prison brick-1 yard superintendent, was slain. Pugh was returned to the peni tentiary and placed in solitary "i'T'r iJ,u,V. ...r.-inZVhanKing cou"l Mh(! tabulations confinement. TWWere revised by foe county clerk begging officers no to shoot him. d his assistn,is from tim(1 l0 AWAY COFFERDAM Swirling Waters Damage Project to Tune of $100,000 Bonneville. Ore., May 16. Dam age of upwards of $100,000 was done to the Bonneville dam project today when rising, swirling waters of the angry Columbia took out a cofferdam and did other damage. The junior cofferdam, surround ing the south abutment of the main dam went out shortly before noon. a break from 30 to 40 feet wide being crushed in it. Engineers had clumped upwards of 40,000 cubic yards of rock into this cofferdam in an attempt to save it at a cost of about $100,000. A huge revolving steam shovel in danger for three days disap pearcd this morning. The river stood at the 44.2-fool level at noon and the flow was measured at 4G8.000 second feet. It was still rising fast with n crest of 530.000 second feet expected by Tuesday. Registered voters in Linn county showed apathy Instead ot me an ticionted ereut interest in yester day's election and polled but 50 per cent of the total registration, but the interest that was lacking at the polls was in full evidence at the court house last night. Hundreds of people thronged into the building soon after the voting ceased, eager for word of results of the sparse balloting. Through pre-arrangemont by County Clerk R. M. Russell and his staff huge blackboards were erected in the circuit court room and on it were inscribed the names of participants in all contests of both parties. On the boards- were postea ine time when additional precinct re ports came in After the figures on each pre cinct sheet had been transferred to County Clerk Russell's tally sheets in his office, where all of the tabulation took place, the re cord was taken to the circuit court room where the figures were read to an audience that crowded the room all evening Most of the reading was done by Willard L. Marks, president of the state board of higher educa tion, and by Circuit Judge L. G Lewelling. Not only was their audience large, but it persisted long past midnight in awaiting further news of the election. Due to the long ballot, returns were spottedly delayed in reaching (IMfADt Turn lo I'aue Three) Jersey Cottle Club Meet Called Monday The Linn-Benton Jersey cattle club is called to meet by Homer L. Shelby, secretary, at the Oak- ville community hall Monday eve ning. May 18, al 8 o'clock, to com plete plans for the spring Jersey cattle show to be held m Corval- lis. It Is important that all mem bers be present, says Shelby. The date of birth of all cattle to be entered in the show and other information is requested lo be filed with the secretary at the earlies convenience. rlares the sale price of his product lllf ll!Ut:Jl-IIUl-lll 1UII ll'UIIIC'l cdu 'not compete successfully with 1 brewery owned or subsidized out let. "Judge Lusk in holding the reg ulalion in question a valid exercise of the Commission's power has placed in the Commission s hand: a most effective weapon for inv proving conditions in the malt bev erage industry. The Goi t nlso ruled mat a violation oi me reg ulation would cause for the cancel lation of the plaintiff's licenses by the Commission "One of the causes assigned for the revocation of the Albert Products Company license was the violation oi the regulation or in Oregon Liquor Control Commis- sion requiring the posting of prices of malt beverage products. The purpose of this particular regula tion is to prevent chiseling on the ipart oi wholesale distributors am to prevent control of retail II Icensees by wholesale distributors "No doubt following Ihe decision of Judge Lusk, in whose court the Commission's authority to adopt isucn a regulation was cnanengeo. the distributors will have a more wholesome respect for this regula 6n than heretofore as the Com mission's right has frvienlly bee questioned. Therefore this now places the Commission in an ad vantage position lo stop such prac iiiccs, LINN VOTERS SHI APATHY E BATTLE; Kirkpatrick Is Democrat Choice to Congress First District TOWNSENDITES FAIL McNary Scores Triumph in Decisive Victory Over Foes Portland, Ore.. May 10. With all other contests settled, postprimary election interest ccnter- d today in the race for the dem ocratic nomination for state treasurer. U. S. Burt, Corvnllis. ex-presi dent of the Young Democratic ,eague of Oregon, and Jack E. Allen, Pendleton, former administrator of the Oregon liquor con trol commission, were running neck and neck in the only close ballot battle. Allen held the lead in early re- urns, but with 1,000 of the stale's 1627 precincts counted, Burt forged a few hundred votes ahead. State Treasurer Rufus C. Hol- mnn, republican, had no trouble winning re-nomination over Sen. W. E. Burke of Yamhill county, two to one. Townsendltes Fail Townscndism's failure to meet the primary's acid test of its strength was a feature of the elec tion, which drew at least SO per cent of the voters to the polls. Sen. Charles L. McNary s over whelming victory over two Townsend opponents was consid ered inidicative of the way he would run in November against Willis Mnhnnov. mnvor of Klam ath Falls, the democratic nominee J who is an advocate of the pension plan. Malioney had no trouble defeating John A. Jeffrey, Portland attorney, "endorsed" Townsend-ite. McNary, who has served Oregon longer than any other senator 19 years and is minority leaner oi the upper house of congress, never was threatened by Sam Brown, the Gervais farmer, and iheo- dore G. Nelson, Salem realtor. Wllllums Victor Ralph E. Williams, dean of the republican national committee, was re-elected decisively, polling as many votes as his two oppon ents combined. Although they put their man in second place, Town- ndites were not strong enough to elect Charles L. Paine, Eugene, . . . ' " " organizcr for the pension plan, wen F. Dorri, Eugene, first in the field aeainst Williams, ran a poor third Howard Latourelte, Portland, speaker of the house of represen tatives at the special session oi me egislature last fall, was elected democratic national committeeman, with Dr. Joseph F. Wood, Portland, second; A. M. Dalrymplc, (l'lrme Turn lo I'iikp Thn) JUDGE McMAHAN APPEARS CERTAIN FOR REELECTION Circuit Judge L. H. McMahan appeared to be certain oi eiecuun without further contest to succeed himself as later returns came in from Marion county and as Linn county's tally was completed. In Linn county Judge mcmanan received 353.'! votes on the non-nartisan ballot. This is 1BH more than the combined vote of Walter E. Keyes, which was 2265 and of William H. Trindle, which was 1080. According to word received hero Judge McMahan had a substantial majority in Marion county on the basis of returns from on out oi the county's 77 precincts. The vote stood: Keyes 3677; McMahan 4527, Trindle 1323. if he maintains a majority of the total votes cast Judge McMahan will be spared the neces sity of competing in a run-off election in November. Also on the non-partisan ballot Linn county voters yesterday gave County School Superintendent J. M. Bennett 4493 votes to 2324 for his opponent, Viola E. Poller. The vote on supreme court justice was: James U. Campbell 4140; George T. Cochran 2049. Weatherford Rites To Be Held Monday The body of Mrs. Annette Weatherford, who died yesterday, will he in stale ot the Fortmiller funeral home until 1:30 p. m. Monday, Funeral services will bo held in the First Presbyterian church at 2 o'clock. She will be interred at the Masonic cemetery. Pall-bearers will be A. W. Bow-ersox, L. L. Swan, F. H. Pfeiffer, Judge P. R. Kelly, Salem; Rex W. Davis, Salem, and W. A. Janscn, Corvnllis. Flower arrangements will be made (f) Mrs. R. E. Mason, Mrs. O. D. TKistin, Mrs. Alton Coates and Mrs. Kcta Davis. 10 HOLM i Japan's Troop Movement in Northern China Hints Crisis NO THREAT INTENDED New Military Policy Expected as New Chief Arrives Is Washington, May 10. The stale department, confronted by a large movement of Japanese troops into North China, today reaffirmed its support of the nine power pact guaranteeing China's territorial integrity. Undersecretary of State Phillips said the diplomatic position of the United States is the same as that outlined in Secretary of State Hull's statement of December 5. 1935. He then said the United States "has a binding faith in the fundamental principles of its traditional policy." "This government," the statement said, "adliprcs to the provi sions of the treaties to which it is a parly and continues to bespeak respect by all nations for the provisions and treaties solemnly entered into for the purpose of facilitating and regulating to recipro cal and common advantage the contracts between and upon the country's signatory." Phillips' statement was interpreted by state department officials as being merely an affirmation of the moral position of the United States, but in no sense a diplomatic warning to Japan. According to authoritative sources, it was to convey to foreign nations the idea that the United States still believes in the sanctity of treaties, but was not intended as a. .threat. New Commander Due Tientsin, China, May 10. Lieut. Gen. Ranchiro Tashiro, new commandant of Japanese troops in Northern China, will flrirve Tues- rinv .it was announced Indnv. His! arrival is expected to mark the beginning of a more drastic Jap- : une.se military policy. It was announced also that 1.500 troops would leave Monday. Their departure will leave the Japanese garrison about 300 above normal. ' It is understood that an infantry brigade, some artillery and special units will arrive soon. ZIONCHECK BARES SECRET OF HOW MAKE HEADLINES St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, May 16. Many recent events in Washington, Virginia, Florida, I lands were explained today when Puerto Rico and the Virgin is-Rep. Marion Zioncheck, D., Wash.,' said he mixes hair tonic with his Virgin Island rum, drinks it and likes it. I Zioncheck's revelation of his ' favorite beverage came at the ' height of his jubilation over a successful fishing expedition. lie returned irom a seat trip with a tremendous catch of fisli to exclaim to all within earshot: 'I'm happy, oh, so happy!" Then he decided to stuff his fish, he recruited at taxidermist and a newspaper reporter, took them to his newest honeymoon quarters at the governor's palace and resumed his bridal tour celebrations. . This is something new," Zioncheck said while his apprehensive guests watched him mix hair tonic and the lamous Virgin Islands rum, "Oh, oh, oh, this delights me. Ves, it is something new." French fishermen who accompanied Zioncheck on the expedition were paid off generously in American money. Iney received ample gifts of good Virgin Islands ruin. But no hair tonic, it delighted them, they said, only as a beverage for M. le Deputy Zioncheck. TODAY'S SCORES National Pittsburgh 0 8 2 Brooklyn ........... 3 61 Blanton, Swift and Padden: Clark and Phepls. Cincinnati 3 8 1 New York 4 12 2 Stine, Schott and Lombardi; Gumbert, Hubbell and Mancuso. Chicago 7 12 2 Philadelphia 3 6 1 Hensuaw and hartnet; Walter, Johnson, Kclleher and Wilson. St. Louis 7 12 1 Boston 5 10 4 p. Dean. Heusser and Davis; I.;mning. Blanche, Cantwell and Loez. All County Officers Get Nominations for Fall Ballot COUNTY IS COMPLETED Arnold Wins GOP Listing for Sheriff; Dawson, - . Rowlee Lead While some spirited races devel oped in the Linn county democrat-ic primary election and until tha votes were more than half counted was doubt removed, it was in the republican primary that the closest, most hair-raising races, wen? run, the final unofficial count of ballots today revealed. All incumbents seeking another term were nominated. Outstanding was the contest between Marion Arnold and E. C. McClain, candidates for sheriff nomination. The lead changed between these two candidates at least twice during the counting, and Ar nold was finally pushed to the front when a 100-vote error In earlier computations was discovered and corrected this morning. Rowlee Hirh Mam Howard C. Rowlee was high man in the republican legislative race, but the runner-up, Harry Wiley, was closely heeled by Ernest Scholl of Sweet Home. Fred Dawson and Fred Harrison, incumbent, were nominated by the democrats. A tribute to his many years ot service to the county was the tremendous majority presented by the Republicans to R. M. Russell, county clerk. ' , The republicans nominated also D. M. Rohrbough to. county .judgeship: Ada K. Pratt for county treasurer and Ed. n. Hoiioway or county commissioner in the remaining contest. - ' ' ' The democrats nominated Coun ty Judge J. J. Barrett, Sheriff Herbert Shclton, and County Surveyor Glenn Peck to seek re-election, each being the winner of a primary contest; and selected Harry cooley as the party aspirant to the office of county commissioner and E. E. Munsey ,to seek office of county recorder In the fall elec tion. The republicans voted as follows fPlriu Turn to Vmtt Thrl AUSTRIAN LEADERS READY TO DISARM PRIVATE ARMIES Vienna, May 16. Confident that thev have stopped the country's trend toward fascism, democratic- monarchist leaders made ready to day to disarm all Ihe private armies which have been an out standing feature of the national life for 18 years. Thev have demanded, it was learned, that nil the armies be dismissed and disarmed. Thev hone that it may be possi ble within n month to devitalize the armies by the simple expedient of incorporating them in the new mililia, ordering tnem to store their guns as is usual with militiamen, and then leaving the guns under the close supervision of the police and the regular army. Delegates Chosen For Club Convention Two sets of stcreopticon slides, depicting in . colors a variety of views ranging from Oregon to the Sahara desert, and encompassing life and art in modern Japan, were shown at the May meeting of the Albany Garden club in the city hall Monday night. , The club discussed plans for a late summer show at which the Shedd, Brownsville and Corvallis clubs will be invited to exhibit. Mrs. T. F. Chance and Mrs. Estella Kendall were elected delegates to the state Garden club meeting to be held at St. Helens May 22 and 23. Alice Graham gave the tree sketch for the month, calling attention to two old sassafras trees, one on the J. W. Barton property at Third and Colapooia streets and the other at the W. A. Barrett home at Fifth and Vine streets. The latter, she said, was probably planted 70 years ago by Judge J. C. Powell and the other more recently by Judge W. Strahn. Mrs. Chance explained that the sassafras is an ornamental tree belonging to the group that includes cassia, cinntmen, camphor, and the avacado, ocnitw for its light green inww tti gorgeousnesg f Paris, May 16. Crfttian Bous-sus, French star, whipped Fred i Perry, England's Davis cup strong man, 6-4, 6-8, 6-2, In a singles match of the annual Franco British tennis series today. Night Sergeant Robert Bell said. Warden Roy W. Kenny said he was informed capture of some of the band of five still at liberty was imminent. The search spread over four counties. Officers were given "no quarter" orders. Feeling ran high over the slaying of Powell, who was killed as 14 convicts fled in ,a eat they commandeered. Officers were on the trail of Claude Beavers, who with Claude Fugate and Pugh asscrtcdly engineered the mass escape. MARTHA COOK TO RULE AS QUEEN OF LEBANON FETE Lebanon, May 16. (Special) Martha Conk, Harrisburg high school senior, has been elected to be queen of the Lebanon Straw berry Fair. The election took place last night at the Queen s ball. Acting as pnncesses to Queen Martha will be: Phyllis' Morse. Brownsville; Iona Bullis, Halsey; Betty Fitzpatrick. Albany; Ruby Nystrom. Gates; Elva Colbry, Lebanon; Carolyn Ruth, Shedd; Crystal Ross, Tangent; Ruth Russell, Sweet Home; and Lucille Schccr, Scio. Judges were Eva Seen, Betty Thompson, and Elsie Jacobson Stuhr. of the physical education department at Oregon Slate U. S. Senator Charles L. McNary whose prestige with Oregon voters was reflected in Friday's primary election by a vote approaching two to one over the combined vote of his opponents on tlie basis of incomplete returns. FOR MG NARY Republicans of Linn county fell into line with voters all over the state yesterday and polled a flattering vote in favor of the re-nomination of Charles L. McNary, Oregon's senior senator. Senator McNary received a total of 2225 voles, which was 304 more than the combined vote of his opponents. Sam Brown and Theodore Nelson. The Linn republicans favored Charles L. Paine as their na tional committeeman; selected tne first four names on the serially numbered ballots for the honor of being delegates at large to the national party convention; named Frank N. Derby of Marion county and John U. Smith of Yamhill county as delegates from the first congressional district and voted renomination of State Treasurer Rufus C. Holman by a big majority. The Linn county democrats gave their "favorite son," Cortis D. Stringer, a substantial majority in expressing preference for him over B. G. Carney and E. W. Kirkpatrick for congressman from the first district. They also favored Howard Latourelte of Multnomah county for national committeeman: Emily F. Edson of Milnnm..h for rwilinnnl enmmit- "" w . ,,,,,, s,nm. """"' . " ' ,,' : '' ,niv M. A. Fitzgerald. Union county; D. A. Hart, Yamhill county and Hugh McLain, Coos county, for delegates at large to the democratic convention; A. Ray Martin of Eugene and R. R. Turner, Dallas, delegates from the first congressional district; Willis Ma-honey for U. S. senatorship, and U. S. Burt, Corvnllis, for state treasurer. Following is the vote received by each republican primary candidate: National Committeeman Ben F. Dorris, 111)3; Charles L. Paine, 16411; Italph E. Williams, 1335. National (.'ommittcewnman Florence A. Runyon, 2793. Delegates at Large to National Convention D. J. Butcher, 1301; C. W. Clark, 1272; Joe E. Dunne, 1155; J. M. Fisher, 1263; Arthur M. Geary, 837; Earl R. Goodwin, 555; Mrs. Henry E. Harris, 537; Ben R. Lit-fin, 6H7; John McBride, 737; Stanley Myers, 791; Arthur W. Priaulx, 619; Irving Rand, 728; J. E. Roman, 903; Catherine Sickels, 535; A. C. Smith,'917; Walter L. Tooze, 1049; Thomas Verdenius, 483. Delegates First District Carl Blirup, 909; Frank Derby, 'O'Ipiih Tum to l'mri Three) AUNT HET BY ROBERT QUILLEN fc, "V" . I didn't know anything worth yellin', and you have to yell to be heard with hoi radio goin'." w (CoprriiM, 13. PoblUben srndlee-ul't THUMPS POSSE DISMEMBERS BODIES OF NEGROES AS FIGHT SOUVENIRS Gordonsville, Va., May 10. Two negroes killed a sheriff, wounded five other white men, held off a posse numbering up to 5,000 men in a six hour gun battle and died finally in a barrage of machine gun bullets in their blazing home early today. Two hours later, after the ruins had cooled enough to permit approach, members of the posse raked among the ashes and, recovered one of the bodies. It was torn and cut up and parts of it, including some of the bones, were carried off as souvenirs. The body of the second negro a woman was recovered several hours later. 11 was dragged from the smouldering ruins and left for the curious to stare at and the few remaining souvenir hunters to dismember. The dead were Sheriff William Young of Orange county and the negroes William Walles, 60, and his sister, Cora, 62. Wounded were Fayette Young, Sheriff Young's brother; Gordon Ray Mundy, garage owner of Orange; State Police Sergeants Wayne Chit and S. L. McWilliams and George Messong. Young and Carr were in a critical condition. Walles, caretaker of the local cemetery, had been asked to va cate the house. He had refused and for several days he and his sister had patrolled the grounds, armed with rifles and revolvers. Yesterday they threatened Mrs. George Zimm, a wealthy land owner. She notified Sheriff Young who swore out a lunacy warrant. With Sergeant J. R. Yeager of the town police and Stale Policeman H. L. Delancy he went to the house. A shot through the door killed him. . TO CLOSE FOR FUNERAL Mrs. Ary Neptune, city librarian, announced today that the library will close from 2 to 4 p. m. Monday on the occasion of the funeral of Mrs. James K. Weather-ford, sr., who died yesterday. From the Headlines By Deacon Richmond "Dr. Sweet Says, 'Don'l Worry Over Children's Appetite' " During the last several years, parents have been filled with fears that the things that Johnnie ate wouldn't nayu ""okjj '1 fi've him proper weight: that he V -- wouldn't have it the muscle for sv 1 'US: tussle; for he ouldn't eat the ens, when he ocans, ana ne shied at the to-j matoes and filled ul up on mashed potatoes. Doctors said this was all wrong and Johnnie wouldn't live so long as the boys and girls who ate all the things that they'd dictate. So the parents spoiled John's meals with most harsh and drastic spiels on the things that he should eat. if he would in life compete with the boys who ate the greens, carrots, turnips and string beans. Now we hear, from Doctor Sweet, that the things the children eat can be left to their dis cretion, if we'll make the dinner session one of pleasant conversation, rather than a dissertation on the things that one must eat. whether they be greens or meal. .-V bf. POWER SETUP Washington, May 16. Senators from Washington and Oregon announced today completion of details of a bill providing authority for operation of the Bonneville power project on the Columbia river and enunciating a definite federal policy in regard to such waterpower developments. The bill scheduled for introduction on Mondav, contains a section setting forth the government's attitude toward such power developments, incidental to navigation, and provides specific protection for public agencies formed to use such power. "The section was framed after conferences at the White House." Sen. Homer Bone, D., Wash., said, "and after federal agencies had gone over and approved the de tails. It is much along the lines of the pioneering policy already in effect in the state of Washington. II provides that where power is in cidental to navigation the federal power commission will control the rate policy and nave tne power to act on revisions of rates. It puts the commission so far as possible in a position analagous to t hat of the average operator. It gives rather broad power to the commission to set up the proper rate schedules, taking all factors into considera tion. Bone said the bill was worked put after decision to abandon the McNary-Steiwer and the Bonc-Schwellenbach billi wnicl. were much alike. The new measure would combine them r.l ii.-;..ir. most of the liberal features of the Bonc-Schwellenbarh proposal. It provides for the army engineers, under direction of the secretary of war. to build and operate the Bonneville project, including construction of necessary trans- IPIentip Turn In I'Aire Thrwl Farm Home School Schedules Exercises The school Work at the Children's Farm Home will close with ceremonies tomorrow and Monday. The class sermon will be preached Sunday morning at 11 o'clock by Dr. Wallace Howe Lee. of the Albany college faculty. The eighth grade exercises will be held Monday evening at which time Dr. D. V. Poling of Albany is to deliver the address. The child caring group of social agencies of Multnomah county-will meet at the farm home May 23. The operetta "Mid-Summer Days" will be given again by the Farm Home children at 8 O'clock that evening for the visitors' entertainment. The eighth grade pupils enjoyed a picnic at Rock Creek Wednesday of this week. They visited the sawmill a Philomath in the morning and after lunch drove to the summit of Alsea mountain. They were accompanied by their teacher, K. B. Brady and Mrs. Brady. Japanese Patrol Attacks Safliaa Moscow, May 16. Twenty-five Japanese soldiers crossed the Si-beiftn frontier in Ihe Naovkievsk district and fired on a Russian frontier patrol numbering five men, an official dispatch from Kharbarvosk said today. It was said the RussiaiJ)did not return the fire. The dispatch indicated there was no casualty and the Japanese returned to ManchukQin territory. COMPLETE Court Ruling Important as Upholding Knox Law Purpose Circuit Judge Luck's ruling in IVlUIUHJIMclll COUHty L1IU1 I 11113 wmv sustaining the Oregon Liquor Con - trol commission's right to enact regulations supplementing, verify- ing and strengthening the Oregon liquor control act is of the greatest importance. Arthur K. McMahan chairman of the commission, said today. "The preamble of the Oregon liquor control act provides that one; of its purposes is to prevent the recurrence of abuses associated with saloons." the commission chairman said. "Those familiar with the evils growing out of the brewcry-controled saloons of for- mcr days certainly wish to avoid the return of such conditions. The regulation of the Commission un- der fire in the Albert's Products I Company case was that requiring: all brewers and wholesalers selling beer to post with the Commission their prices to the retail trade. Ue - vialions from such posted prices Is regarded as a rebatimi method. "Each brewer or wholesaler is permitted to post whatever price he sees fit but that price must be maintained unless changed by sub - sequent posting. Various devices have been used by certain distrib - utors to gain control of retail ac- counts. Money has been loaned outright, equipment has been fur- nished and cash rebates given. It! is impossible to prevent rebating unless the distributor publicly dc - i 1 i ' ! J ! : j ' j 1 j , i WIRING CAl'SES BLAZE Albany firemen were called late a. Thursday to the home of William t Street in North Albany to extinguish a blaze caused by defective wiring. Little damage had been inflicted.

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