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PAGE FOUR TUESDAY, MAY 19, 1936 THE ALBANY DEMOCRAT-H BBBBB ERA LP, ALBANY, OREGON i BBbJUBBBB BB EMPIRE " three hundred more ; week.... hope it will be satis, factory. .... .appreciate your ser dier Is becoming an adjunct to the operation of expensive and complicated machinery. Never again, probably, will the world see any ...... BEHIND THE SCENES IN WASHINGTON ' BY RODNEY DUTCHER- v vlo ; .miCsL- BY RODNEY DUTCHER KKA gcrrlca etas? Corrrsoaaat WASHINGTON. C h a I r m a n James M. Landis of the Securities and Exchange Commission, after prayer and thoughtful consideration, has decided to stay on the job in Washington instead of returning to his law professorship at Harvard. That doesn't mean that Landis or anyone else outside of Wall Street is especially satisfied with the record of SEC to date. He and many others who were once enthusiastic over the securities and stock market acts are disappointed at the commission's failure to grapple successfully with the many complex problems presented by the securities markets. The SEC staff is weak. There has been constant dissension bo tween a large group known as Wall Street stooees" and an- other group made up mostly of liberals, many of them dissatisfied with Landis. Personal jealousies and bickering have been rife. This, plus the difficulty of get- ling aoie men to work for the sal - arics onered and the caliber of ways as to be something of an ob- mcn picked by former Chairman I struction. Joe Kennedy with tacit approval ! ,: of Landis and other commission- j JOE KENNEDY continues his crs has made it impossible for J "raids" on SEC personnel for SEC to present a strong front on i his office in New York, where he any major issue. has been engaged mainly with big' The result is that Landis, orig-1 coipoidtc reorgaritentions. '. inally considered a crusader. Following his hiring of Bill against Wall Street malpractices, Hickcy, . one of the commission's is unwilling and perhaps unable to best experts, he is taking back crusade. Joseph R. Shcchan, whom he ,,,, . . i brought here and who would make S far ,he SEC has merely ar, ideal lobbyist in relations with worked out problems as to in- SEC, because he was' long in formation for security buyers charge of hiring of personnel, and none too well, according to Kennedy is also after General liberals who still talk about the i Counsel John J. Burns, whose dc-Noithern States power case, in 1 partuic would be a distinct loss to which a registration statement the commission. vices policy of retrenchment makes it impossible to give you more.,.." There was more but it was enough for her to realVj that Commonwealth was renew ing her contract for two years. It wasn't happiness that she felt. it was relief. Happiness was some thing she never hoped to ex. perience again. But at least she still had her chance to go on work ing and working, forgetting. There was one last task she had to do that day. She had a note to write. Deliberately she avoided her apartment or her office. She didn't want to write it where she could let go. She chose no less bright, popular snot than the Brown Derby at cocktail time when she pushed aside the silver teapot and drawing a pen and pad irom ner purse sne wrote: Dear Dix, I do no feel the need of any explanation here and I am sure you do not require it. We do not love each other any more. More than that, there is nothing to say. Let's forget yesterday with our plans for tomorrow to be spent together. I am happy for both of us that we have learned now. Do not feci that you have failed me or that I have failed you. Let's only remember that once we were happy and that I sincerely hope that the tomorrows I will not and cannot share with you will be filled with all the things that will make you happy. This is my farewell. Sincerely. Linda. She read and folded it. sliDDed it in an envelope and sealed it. Then she gave it to the waiter to post and asked for hot tea. She waved gaily to some Deoole she knew, joined two of them for lew moments and then left in the twilight wondering if all her life she was to walk into twilight as lonely as this one. She hated beauty because it hurt. And she hated being hurt because she knew that she alone had hurt herself. She walked aimlessly alone Vine Street and turned into Hol lywood Boulevard. Her unseeing eyes strayed from shop window to shop window. There was no place that she wanted to go, no place that she could find peace, no place "Missy, this is the last bunch." An old woman thrust a wilted bunch of violets almost into her face. Their fresh, sweet scent rose to her nostrils. She took them in both her hands for a minute and gave the old woman a dollar. She stood there for a moment looking at the violets and thinking of Pete. Pete had loved her! She had to know if he still did! She had less than an hour. But if she hurried she could catch The Chief, the eastbound train. And she would find Pete Gardiner in New York. She had to do it! She pinned the violets to the belt of her gray gown, pulled her grey turban on, slipped into a velvet moleskin jacket and picked up the small bag she had packed. A telegram to Beulah would settle all the affairs of packing and renting the apartment. She wasn't happy, she was ec static with anticipation when. breathless, she made the railroad station just in time to catch the train. There was no time to make reservations. She had to haggle with the conductor. "Why, Linda! You may share my drawing room." It was Honey Harmon A fly (but not a very big one) in the ointment Linda thought, declining the invitation. (To Be Concluded) FOLLY and FAREWELL thing resembling the mass move ments of the World War. The old-time infantryman with his rifle, his bayonet, and his hand grenades is out of date. The mod ern army is almost as fully mechanized as the modern navy. And until this mechanism is fully prepared, Europe will not be ready to fight. In the World War, for instance, the airplane was primarily a scout ing arm. Today, it is looked upon as essentially a striking force. When war begins, each nation can be expected to try, with its air fleet, to paralyze the great Industrial and commercial centers of its enemy. Mastery of the air might easily mean the gaining of an overwhelming military advantage in the first fortnight of fighting. Nor is that all. The tank and the old-line cavalry troop have nego- tiated a marriage, and from it is emerging a strange hybrid mechanized force that can move up to the fighting line at 50 miles an hour, exercise the fire-power of a whole brigade of 1914 infantry, and overwhelm a rifle-and-ma-chine-gun line of the World War type with ease. During the World War, the rival forces of infantry were thrown together and left to work out their own salvation. The typical soldier was still a man who carried a gun and did his work on foot. Airplanes, tanks, artillery all were adjuncts to the infantryman. In the future it will be different. The typical soldier will be a highly trained technician; he is apt to be riding in an airplane, a truck, and armored car, or a high-speed tank. Instead of festering in a muddy trench, he will be forever on the move. All this means that a nation must build and maintain far more mechanical equipment, per soldier, than ever before. It must consult the factory, rother than the bur-racks, before it goes to war. This "next war" for which everyone is waiting is not likely to oegm until the factories give the word; and it probably will be won by the side whose factories have made the better preparations. Miss Garbo may be "homeless, as she complains, but we'll bet she Isn't In need of eleemosynary service. T:.i t, ' ' ' " Since the primary election wc note that some of the old stand-bys are now just bystanders. PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDIED Berkeley. Cal. The Ilni vprsitv of California both at Rorkol iv anri Los Angeles has been obliged to aaa courses in public relations. The demand for experts . exceeds the supply despite the fact that more than 1,000 public relations experts arc, already employed in Los Angeles alone. NOISE SURVEY PUZ7.LES San Francisco. The citv's ef forts to find a demarcation line between necessurv and uneces- ary noise demonstrated that at limes han r ranciseo s street noises comparable to the noise made by a steel riveter 35 feet away. Lack of funds made it impossible find the demarcation line. STAMPS Hy I. S. Klein Treasure Island LMOST. annually, expeditions leave (or a small, uninhabited island in the Pacific, 300 miles off CoMn Rica, and dig for gold bullion and other treasures that pirates arc supposed to have buiied there between 200 and 300 years ago. It is Cocos Island, named so because of the great number of coconuts that grow wild there. Here Spanish and Portuguese pirates, who looted the rich towns along the South American const, are believed to have landed and left their riches before being captured. Here in recent years hove come scores of expeditions. They have dug up the shore and inland even more completely than have the wild pigs that inhabit it. All. however, have returned empty-handed, and the secret of Cocos remains with It. Early in 1936, Costa Rica issued a set of stamps, each showing a map of this island. r. t Alton. Oiacon, poatofflea M ' Ualtal Pi Bi NBA Nrwi aVrrlea. Eatablbbaa IMS. Editon Bad Publiahnt W. L. Jaekaon and B. R. Cronlaa. 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NOT ALL TilEY SEEM ' Proposal by the administration that power from all new federal projects be delivered to all consumers at uniform rates appears on the surface to be a fair proposi tion, but analysis reveals that for Oregon, at least, the plan is ques tionable. - The reasons for doubt are set forth by John Kelly, Washington forresppndont for the Oregonian, who reports that the administration plan has been received with enthusiasm by' Los Angeles, and is being backed vigorously by southern California representatives sVnd lobbyists in Washington. 'The cause of this jubilation, Mr. Kelly points out, is the fact that such a plan will deprive Oregon of; its advantage over Los Angeles through the proximity of Bonneville dam to possible industrial sites in comparison with the re moteness of Los Angeles from its nearest power source of magnitude Boulder Dam. Were federal power charges based . upon distribution costs power could certainly be sold at or near Bonneville and at Portland for less than the Los Angeles rates must be. This might attract industries to the lower Columbia river district, ' in' preference to Los Angeles,, despite the -southern California city's present advantage Incidental to its larger population and that of Its territory, with resultant greater consumer's markets. ' But if power rates are mado uni form for- all projects, then power at Bonneville darn-' will -cost .-the same, as uouiaer uam power will cost at Los Angeles. Therefore In duitries will spring up at Los Angeles instead of in Oregon because the. Immediate; market for finished products wilt be more attractive, the southerners reason. There are .other '. factors to be considered, such as availability of raw materials and transportation advantages, -but It must be admitted that there is something to the aliforninns' linn Af . Mncnnlnit T B And they will .probably do all in their power to enforce, the principle that "to him who hath shall be given." While uniform power rates may not give Los Angeles the industrial monopoly that it covets, they will undoubtedly benefit the larger population centers more thun more sparsely settled territories. A prosperous industrial area in Oregon would bo a boon to the contiguous rural territory that would more than offcrt tho' few cents that might accrue to upstate residents through a uniform rate plan. And anyway power1 distribution costs would have, to. be paid by the consumers as a whole, no matter how they Rre apportioned. Nor can payment bo escaped in any other way. If the northwest wore llio only territory to be served by federally constructed power transmission lines on a uniform rate schedule, all would be Well, but unfortunate-ly this is not the caseOrrson is or will be in direct industrial competition with southern California, which already has considerable advantages. Bonneville promised to compensate greatly: those advantages, but now Oregon's prospective gains are threatened. The people of this state should beware of the' wolf in sheep's, clashing. : NOT READY YET ' Everyone thinks that Europe is getting ready for "the next war," but the expected explosion seems to have been delayed. Just why ho one seems to know for a certainty. It may be apathy of the people, skill of statesmen or just feaV of fighting, but in view of the changes in attitude toward war since 1918 another reason probably prevails. Germany has re-established universal military service, and has a substantial body of men under arnwpday; but because the soldier nowadays Is an entirely dif-ferenf'sort of human being from nat be was in 1914, this in itself does not-mean that Germany is ready for war. N More- than ever before, the sol te to ing a surplus which, In fine print subsequently, turned out to be a deficit. Landis wrote the opinion and Kennedy later engineered his selection as chairman. ' The commission still apparently ' has no plans to do anything about unlisted trading, over-the-counter sales, segregation of dealers and brokers, and similar large problems. The' most worrisome aspect of this is its seeming indication that SEC is unprepared to handle the next big bull market, with alt the fast operations that may then be ' expected. I The term of Commissioner Rob- l i , in-uij', iciuiuua lui ilia investigation of public utility methods, . is about to expire and it 'ill be all right witn quite a fe v SEC I men if Roosevelt finds something else for him to do. instead of re- ! appointing him for , five more years. s. The group opposed to Healy attacks him on several grounds, chiefly,' they say, because he is 1 cantankerous and so set in his 1 ((,, yrighi, NBA Service. Inc.) ' uzni You'll Enjoy all these advantage! at the . PORTLAND, OREGON Modern and fireproof. Restful roomi. Desirable surroundings and location. Excellentdining service. Popular rates: European Plan Room, wuS bath, 1 ferton, $2 nd up. wo pcrwni, S3 tnd up. American Plan Room, with bath, 1 fenon, S4 and up. wo pcrtoni, $6.50 and ud. Flftttnth Avtfiut at 7mniiriuit two mnuttf driv from B.-oadway MOTOR OIL ...... ar. Caiffgygu NOW 2 YEARS l 90 Proof I Jamas CUrk 0uWmCo)ifJtti Of, ill By Marie Blizard BRilV IIKRB TODAY LINDA PonilNB. 20 yearn old, prstly. la left nlmnHt ,'nnllc by the nudilpn death of her father. I'KTKH (lAUMNKIl. newamier reiinrter. helpn her Ret a Ji.h wrlt-IliK aoelety newa. I.lnda la In love with MX CAHTKll, hut he (tnea aliruad to atuily ninitlnif. When I'eter naha Ilnila to marry him ahe nicreea, but poatponea the wenaina;. IIONEV HARMON, film atnr, enmea lo Newtown. making a "pernonnnl apiienranre" tour. She buyn a aornarln written by I.lndn. iJiter I.lndn oea to Hollywood nnd. by expreaalna; Ideaa that are really ivter'a, ncctulrea a reputn-tlon for beliiK nlilo to dlaeovor lew atnra. Soon aha la a celebrity. -l)la fnrter enmea to Hollywood to irot 'Into fllma tia'ah actor. Linda lrlaa.nUfc-.iu'l hhn. To plenao Dlx, alio Invltea HASH, THOHNK, dlrec-tnr, to her home, although alio dls-likea and diatrusta Thome. I'eter tiardlner wrltea a auccenaful play and cornea to Hollywood. Thome driven I.lnda to a mountain reaurt where the company la to be am work next day. The othera fail to arrive. There la trouble with the car nnd Linda and Thorno are obliged to atuy through the night. The atory geta about, nnd I.lnda aitka Thome to atop It. He aaya he will It ahe will marry him. Linda conridea In Dlx, la nmnxed that he trenta the altuntlon Itglitlv. She tolephonea Peter tiardlner nnd la told he haa left Hollywood. MIW iO ON ITII Till'. S I'OHV CHAPThK XXIV "Setting my world In order is I getting to be a habit with mo," I Linda said to herself with grim humor the next morning when there was no sunshine to warm her heart for nil that it poured through the sheer curtains of .her bedroom windows! She sighed and closed her eyes This Curious -I C KMoNEASacvica. Inc again. There were many unpleas ant things to do that day. She must see her lawyer as Dix had advised. Strange that she could say his name without it hurting her. She must try to reason that but not now. There were other things to do. There wos one short week before she would know whether her contract with Commonwealth was to be renewed. Before that moment came, she must settle her debts. For if they did not renew, she could not afford to stay in Hollywood; she would have to go home. Home to Newtown. Newtown where Pete had been. Buc kto scenes that would break her heart as Dlx had never been able to break it because on this morning she was grown up, knowing herself to have been o fool, to I have thrown away the one pre cious and beautiful thing she might have had. Had she thrown it away? Could a man like Pete have loved her and then stopped loving herf "Fool!" she addressed herself again as she swung her legs out of her bed. "You're not going back to Newtown to live with memories. You're going to stay right here in Hollywood and if you don't get your contract renewed, you'll jolly well take any job you can get. You've hud your lesson in pride. And now to get to work.' She dialed the number of GeorL'e Mnr.Millpn. n weil-knnwn lawyer who had advised her in matters of contracts, and made an amiointmcnt lo see him that morning. Sshe dreaded having to tell hi in the story. MacMillen made it easy for her. Sympathetically he listened and World -V. William - Ferguson uuiunvu aiivei was approvco snow - Russell Winner In All Precincts County Clerk R. M. Russell was today found to have accomplished what few candidates, no matter how popular, have ever done in the face of a contest, and what no other Linn county candidate did he Linn county primary. The county ciork carried every precinct in the county in recciv- ng the republican nomination. D.-H. 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He told Linda that he would protect her utterly; he wouldn't write to Thorne, he would ask him to come to his office and telephoned the man while Linda was in his office. His invitation was a command, Thorne agreed to meet the lawyer at noon. And so simply, the episode did end. There were other things that Linda had to do that day toward setting her world in order. And putting the one important thing behind her, she busied herself writing checks to pay her bills. Then she telephoned Sybil Carlson, a young writer who had come to Hollywood a fortnight before. "This is Linda Bourne, - Miss Carlson," she said. "I heard you were looking for an apartment and I wondered if you would be interested in seeing mine. I'm going to take a vacation and I'd like to rent it." Sybil came and fell in love with Could she have it quickly? Feeling utterly mad, Linda told her; she might have it as soon as she liked and didn't pause to ques tion herself or her insane desire to be out of the place where she had been both happy and miser able. She wanted to be away from every association that would remind her of herself. She would like to take a hall-bedroom somewhere and lose her identity. Not that she had the faintest idea of doing anything of the kind. As usual, she intended to pursue the routine of her life in a new home environment. She went to her , of fice that afternoon and found urgent summons to the office of Paul Lconhardt. Something inside of her did an elevator dive from throat to the pit of her stomach. She didn't really care what happened that day but summons to the produ cers office brought a swift, unpleasant thrill. Was this the way a writer was let out of the com pany? Why should she be afraid? Her bills were paid and she had nothing to fear. 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