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DafefanB Crfoune AUGUST 23, 1929 A-3J. NO MORE SACRIFICES' TO -ALLIES, DECLARE BRITISH: SUNDAT Oakland's Swimming Pool Opens with Loud Splash HAGUE MEET LIKENED TO Russ Rush New Army Of 30,000 To Frontier the conclusion of the dedication is shown. C. J. STRUBLE, president of the Lions' club, turned the keys of the pool ovef to the city.

MISS DOROTHY GRIFFIN (left) and MISS DORIS PLANTT were the first to swim in the waters of the citv's newesl I he gift of the Oakland Lion pool, was formally presented to the portion of the crowd of more" than the modern "old swimming hole" ENGLAND III FDR WORLD CRITICISM POWERS MVj YET ACT TOj AVERT WftHj 1 1 i XS acquisition. TRIBUNE pftoto. Municipalities Hear Story The story of the perfect city and how to build one will be one of the features of the convention of the League of California be held in Oakland early in October, according to announce- ment today by Frank Merrltt, convention chairman. Ole -Hanson, formerly mayor of Seattle, w'll be the speaker on "The Perfect City." Hanson claims to have built such a community at San C'lemento in southern Xallfor pla. and will tell the delegates how to plan the Ideal town, before the first house Is built.

A Ion, program-dealing with a variety of civic problems Is planned at tho convention, according to W. J. Locke, executive secretary of the Lrngue. A feature will be ths address by A. J.

Lundberg, president of the Key System Transit staking on "The Municipal Transportation Problem." What the privately owned automobile has I wi ll Lions' Club Turns Dimond A hC i mmm Park Pool Oakland's first municipal swim ming pool, the gift of the Oakland Lions' club to the city, wasi for-. mally dedicated and opened yes terday. Civic and club officials nd a crowd of more than 600 children took part In the ceremony at which the $20,000 Dimond Park pool was presented to the city. Following an automobile parade of club members, city officials, a large delegation from the Dimond Merchants association and the fireman's band through downtown Oakland, the ceremony, opened with an address by Mayor John u. Davie.

"This dedication should mark a turning point in the development of recreational and educa-; tiooal facilities for onr city," the mayor said. Presentation of the pool was made by C. J. Struble, president of the Lions' club, to Jake Lesser, vice-president of the park board. dub, the $20,000 Dimond park city in a ceremony yesterday.

A 500 children which crowded into when it was opened to the public at Over To Cim Harry Harding, president of he Lions' club three years ago when plans for the swimming pool were lnltluted, unveiled the placque on the pool. With the splashes of some BOO children, the waters of the new pool were disturbed for the first time immediately at the close of the ceremony. Miss Dorothy Griffith and Miss Doris Plantt were the first to enter the pool. Participants in- the dedication ceremony were: Thomas P. Bacon, chairman: Dr.

Ray Fisher, Dimond Merchants' association. Peter Jurs, Eagle Scout; Police Chief Donald L. Marshall; dry commissioners and members of the park board. Presidents of the Oakland service clubs present were: Lee Neubert; Rotarv: Rex Llnfortn, exchange club; Will Butler, Klwanis; Elmer White, Knights of the Round Table; and T. C.

Hughes, Dimond Merchants' association. down rnuBt be provided. And they wanted to know why the department wants to Jnsule good citizens, in wholesale lots by intimating such Is the case. Among them was Enos Malley. who lives near Hayward and who thought the section In question meant he had to go to Jail before he could drive a car.

"I'll walk first," he announced, as he thrertr his license on the counter. After him came Theophllus Williamson, waving his new permit extended to the full glory of its yellow eleven Inches. "Take it back!" groaned Wil liamson. "Tho blank dinged thing looks like a. steamship ticket and when I It at home my wife thought it was; then she cried so with disappointment when she found It wasn't, I had to promise her a trip to Los Angeles before she'd get my dinner.

Take it back!" any closer. Finally strategy was used. Lat night two squads went to the Green Lantern, in command of Thomas Goodwin. One sqund stayed in the Goodwin and his squad went upstairs. The elevator oscillated between roof and cellar and finally halted halfway while the operator-bartender figured his chances.

Goodwin opened a shaft door and yelled down the chute. "Come np or we'll drop a window weight on you." The operator came up and the elevator submitted tamely to ar-'rest. Five men were charged with po.sscsion of liquor. Including the two Job elevator operator who doubled as bartender, the cafe proprietor, and three waiters. They were Joseph Rossi, George Lenchl, Frank Gill), Eddie Thomas and Henry Ventura.

The elevator housed $5000 worth of liquor It Is said. Gain Strength family say otherwise. he is not weakening Dr. Jordan has been weak for the last two years, and early in July he was ordered to bed after a collapse caused by the extreme hot weather. It was supposed at that time that he would be confined to his bed only for a few days or weeks.

He has not been allowed to leave his bed since then, .4 Pick of Red Legions Nears Manchuria as Major Battle Threatens By D. BESS Unittd Pru Staff Cormpondent. PEIP1NG, Aug. 24. Great anxiety was felt here today In connection with the heavy troop movements toward the Manchurlan border by both the Nanking government and Soviet Russia.

In spite of the lull In oordcr fighting, it was felt here that the movements of troops on a large nreMiirpri the nosslbllity of a mnior engagement in the near fu ture, even though war has hot een formally declared by either Biac. CLASHES CONTINUE. The situation along the border continued to be so tense that foreign experts here believed thnt it would not take many more developments to create a crucial situation. Reports continued to sift in of minor raids, with casualties on both sides, and that the Russian commander of the Pacific army was approaching from the interior of Siberia with a large force. The Soviet commander, General Vaslll Bluecher, was reported advancing toward Manchuria with a trained army of 30,000 soldiers the pick of the Red army.

RESERVES MOBILIZE. Mukden authorities, meanwhile. have ordered the mobilization of their reserves, estimated ut 120,000 men, besides the movement of all their available trained forces toward the frontier. In some quarters it was still hoped that a peaceful settlement of the war-charged dispute might be affected. But the numbers ot optimists were decreasing.

The great movements and concentrations of troops were interpreted as meaning that the highest authorities in the Mukden, Nanking and Moscow governments had given up hope for a peaceful settlement of the problem which arose when China seized the Russian-controlled Chinese Eastern railway. Raids May Plunge Nations Into War By NEGLEY FARSON FECIAL CABLE DESPATCH TO THE TRIBUNE MOSCOW, Aug. 24. There is no denying that the Slno-Russlan sit uation has suddenly become grave. The Russians have enough troops out In the far east now to walk across to Harbin on their hands If they wished, and the national feeling over a Russian-Chinese war in this country now Is hardening Into real hate as a consequence ot the Chinese heckling, as reported here.

From conversations the writer has had with responsible members ef the foreign office and well- posted military attaches, the concensus of opinion is that Russia will not attack. The war danger lies In pursuit, where RussTan detachments following Chinese raiders get drawn into Chinese territory and suffer heavy enough losses to demand retaliation on a large scale. Also there are one or two places along the frontier where Russians might be forced to protect their line. One ot these is at Manchull where the frontier makes a sharp salient, which the Russians may find It necessary to cut. It Is Interesting in this connec tion to note the statement of the military correspondent of the "Red Army Gazette," who speaks on August of having been "within four kilometers of Manchull" and of seeing Chinese troops in their trenches.

That meant he was IS kilometers Inside Chinese territory. On this angle of the frontier, Russian troops are marshaled In offensive position on the extreme eastern line centered on Khabarovsk where General Blucher has had his quar ters and where most of the petty Chinese Incidents have occurred, the Russians are on the defensive. The Russian press continues to whoop up "Chinese atrocities." Workers' meetings are held all over the country to contribute money to build airplanes and General Blucher, making his trip through China, was met by workers' dele- gatlons which declared they "would fight like devils to protect the Soviets." (Cepyrliht, 192. for Tlx TRIBUNE.) Fast Naval Seaplane Hs Only One More Chance to Qualify. ANNAPOLIS.

Md, Aug. 24 Adverse winds today spoiled Lieut. Alford Williams' next to last chance to get his seaplane Mercury into the air and qualify for the Schneider Cup races at Cowes, England, September and 7. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2 4 A new motor for Lieut.

Al. Williams' "Mercury" racer was en route to Annapolis this afternoon, accord ing to Commander R. D. Weyer bacher of the Naval Aircraft Fac tory League Island here. No information regarding the new motor was 'given out.

It was uncertain today whether the new engine and other changes can be installed and completed in time to permit Willlama to give his racer thorough test and enter his machine in tne eenneiaer cup WIND DEFEATS MERCURY-TEST Space for Prison Record on Auto License Stirs Drivers Snowmen's Demands Explained by Liberal Editor "Who Backs His Stand Before Reparations Conf By A. G. GARDINER England's Greatest iberal Editor BY CONSOLIDATED PRESS LEASED WIEE 10 TE3T7NE LONDON, Aur. S4. Events at The Hague conference continue to overshadow In interest all other topics.

From day. to day, Britain been kept In a stato of tremulous expectation. First the people leurn, that the other powers are now disposed to meet Chancellor Ehowdetj's demands and that an offer Is contemplated. The otfer Is made that the whole difficulty is due to an arithmetical misunderstanding which the appointment of an expert would aIIivi It, -a a TVi inmmlttAA n. pointed and the misunderstanding is not eliminated.

Snowden has tea. with Arls-tide Brland and the hopes of the British people rise. He leaves, no agreement having: been reached, and the people realize with au ugly shock that that state of affairs cannot be allowed' to last forever. As this Is written, ertorts are being made to save the conference. But the outlook is uncertain.

BRITISH VIEWPOINT Great issues are at stake in this ieonferencs and the future course cf events must be greatly by-Its outcome. No doubt, if it breaks down, the attaitude of this country will be much criticized, iris well, therefore, that the precise nature of this attitude be clearly realized and its Justification calmly considered. -The demands of Snowden fall under three headings: In the first place comes the matter of the allotment of reparations. This has been regulated in past on the basis determined shortly after the war. This, was known as the Spa percentages.

It proposed, under the Young plan, to modify this to the disadvantage of Great Britain to the tune of snme $12,000,000 per annum. Snowden Is demanding that this s'oall not be done. Secondly comes the question of security. Under the Young plan, reparations annuities aro divided into two parts. of the one is to take place whatever hoppens.

The payment of the other is contingent upon certain conditions, prosperity and the safety of the German exchange being two factors. It la proposed that France shall have apportlonate unconditional annuities greatly in excess of the proportionate claim on tbe whole annuities, Franco loses less than It would if the Spa percentages were adhered to, the gain being largely at the expense of Eng-. land. SNOWDEX'S DEMANDS Snowden Is demanding that this ahs.ll not take Finally he Is demanding some modification of the system of payments In kind which In the past has hit British coal exports badly. Such are Britain's claims and it is for the world to Judge whether, after all, the sacrifices the British people have made they are to be judged as unreasonable.

Trie French and Italian press ay that -it is Ignoble for Snowden to wreck tho conference for so miserable a sum as the amount under consideration. It is not clear that the amount is miserable. But If it is, should it be more ignoble for the British to refuse this further sacrifice than for France and Italy to refuse to shoulder it? So far, all the sacrifices have been made by Great Britain. Really this attitude is a. little unreasonable.

These people have got so used to have every question nettled by sacrifice on the part of Great Britain that when Snowden calls a halt and says: "It is time you sacrificed something," they turn ana suggest doing something morally despicable. (Copyrisht. 1829. for Tht TBIBVNZ.) Man Arrested for Cashing Bad Checks MARYSVILLE, Aug. 24.

Traced to Plumas county through investigation conducted bv Sheriff G. McCoy of Yuba county, Herbert Mix, 20. alias Joe Maxson. Is held by Sheriff L. A.

Braden of Plumas county on a warrant Issued here charging he Issued two fictitious checks. Mix is alleged to have given Checks for $11 and S13 to Sam Bpeckel of Seven-Mile house, near here. When the checks were de- tnwBu oyui luua, wuuuy siariea ine search that ended when Mix Was located at Englemine, Plumas county. Foresters to Have Picnic at Neptune The combined courts and circles of Foresters of America in Alameda county will celebrate the forty-fourth anniversary of the order at Neptune Beach, Alameda, today. More than S0O0, Foresters are expected to according to A.

Van Hulle, secretary of Court Shell Mound Mo. 17. A feature of the program will be a baseball game at the Neptune stadium at 10:30, between Court Shell Mound and Court San Rafael No. 20. This will be for the championship of the Foresters of America.

5. Attorney Wins Decree of Divorce SAN FRANCISCO," Aug. 24. Klngsley AV. Canon, prominent San Francisco attorney and counsel for the Market Street Railways, today was granted a divorce, by Superior Judge James G.

Conlan. from Edith M. Canon on a complaint charging desertion. The Canons werer mar ried July ft, 1923, at a brilliant society wedding. Canon told the -court his wife left him July 16, Conflict Between China and Bussia Now Seen As Inevitable Should "Big Nations Continue AMf Br'wiEW PEARSON.

BT CONSOLIPATED PRESS LEASED WIRE TO TRIBUNE WASHINGTON, Aug. 24. With the Russ-Chinese dispute now tt terlng its sixth week of deadlocks with actual Invasions of Russian territory and with in-it. creased movements of troops; toward the two borders, It become? more apparent than ever that active measures will have to be( taken by the powers If large scale hostilities are to be prevented. Exactly one rponth will havtS elapsed tofhOrrofiV since SecretSTi of State Stimson'made the concilia'1-" tion proposal to JITrance, Great Brtf3 aln, Japan, Germany and Itaty, which so far hs been spurned by enough of therti to make it inef-'" fective.

Meanwhile Russia, according W5 reports received here, has definite military planexfor the capture of1 Harbin and the Chinese Eastern1 Railroad which China took for early last July. These plane have been formulated with the idea that they can be carried out wlth3 out a violation of the Kellogg; it treaty for the renunciation of war. RUSSIA'S ARGUMENT, fxX This treaty Russia has promise to respect. And It is to carry Mit this promise that the present lib of argument has been evolved. TW If examined -carefuliyf has considerable Justification Behind it, in view of previous a'ctlfr" by the United States, Great BrltafnV Japan afcd other world powers.

-J1V' Briefly put, the argument is that- for Russia forcibly to recapture tho Chinese Eastern railroad would'be; no more an act of war than thft act of the United States In sending" 0000 troops and sixteen battleships to Nicaragua in order to protpcf American life and property and in order to operate the railroads from Cezlnto and Managua init which American capital and interests were lnvolved The Chinese Eastern railroad vm, built by -Russia and operated by -Russia until she admitted an equal partner In 1924. Theref6ree It Is argued that Russian invaslbij: of Chinese territory in order fxo' protect her own Investment would, be no violation of the Kellogg U. S. TROOPS IN RUSSIA." 'e' In making this argument, Russia, will be able to cite ample internal tional precendent. For instance, tns.

United States and after armistice, sent troops to" Siberia ana placed at Intervals along the Chinese Eastern railroad in order to protect that property. -AP though there were some skirmishes with Russian troops, both Countries': maintained they were not at' wax, with Russia. The United States and Great Britain also sent large forces ti the Archangel front after, jtbp armistice, blockaded Russian port and actually engaged in battle. Russian soil. Despite this ib, United States always claimed tpalt It did not want to war against R.UEr sia.

Great Britain has employed the same argument that- Russia how-uses, namely the right to safeguara vital communication to protect the Suaz in Egypt. The route ot the canal covers Egyptian territory, fit does not belong to Great Britain any more than the route- of the" Chinese Eastern railroad belongs.ta Russia. However, Great Britain has; stationed troops not only along her canal route, but also In Cairo, they Egyptln which is a con-, slderable distance from caij'aU The location of these- troops has caused strained relations between Britain and Egypt since war. v-. MILITARY PLANS MADEl-- The military plans reported have been formulated by the invasion of Manchuria eon template a triple advance.

wing of the Russian army is ov advance along the railroad iliia from Manchull; another en-larger army is 'to advance in the' opposite direction, while Russian gunboats are to steam up the Sun-" gari river to Harbin from north. appears that the only thins that can stop hostilities is further Intervention by the United States or Japan. The state department made the initial move to prevnf war and for this reason the inter ested powers, with one exception look to this country to carry orh-h-r exception is. Japan. 'The-, Tokyo government, always Jealous of any outside interest in what-ebs-considers her own back yard.

raaae no secret that she resent the intervention of the Uniu I States. There is posslbili; therefore, that Japan, in order neaa oir runner Deace mnv fc outsiders, may take up on herse mo roie ot raclllo The last proposal' was made" the state deDartmAnt mm h. as July 25, when Secretary Stlmsnu called to his office the diploma; representatives of Great trance, Germany, Italy and. Jaj i and asked them to cooperate i forming a neutral conciliat commission similar to the-comn -sion now trying to bring peace -r -tween Paraguay and Bolivia. Jai and' Germany spurned this prop sltlon, but France and Italy cepted it, The position of Britain has not been made cl- The officials ot the state dm ment believe that this plan revived with success but diplomats in the nation's ti do not entlrelv share this 19.t.

fr T- i bp Scientist to Spcz': At lie "As an Astronomer World" will be the subject discourse by Prof. Karl G. 1 of Chabot Observatory at Methodist church. at Sixty-third stret. tng.

The uectni-e I roui- a- Snowden Arrogant In His Demands, Says Journalist; Financial Situation I Europe Is Crowing "Worse By GERVIIXE REACHE. One of the Foremost Journalists of France BY CONSOLIDATED PRFRB LEASED WIRE TO TRIBUNE THK GTJE, Aug. 24. Tt Is long tlm since Europe afforded the spectacle of a fight In a grab basket comnniable with thnt of The Hapruo. The avidity with which everybody fought for the German bearskin is worthy of the epoch that Immediately followed.

From a distant viewpoint, from Chicago and San Francisco, for instani-o, one must be (stupefied by these furious rivalries about lew million dollars. The British lion has been reawakened In the slight frail person of Philip Kttowdcn. who has become the mati of the day in the world Polncaro of Great Britain," as he Is irreverently called by an English Liberal. He had already given signs of Impatience during the elaboration of the Young plan, when the Americans wanted to take away from him at one fell swoop of back payments of the Baldwin-Mellon He did not want to suffer the injustice of the Young settlement toward Great Britain. Moreover, It was opportune for Labor to acquire some cabinet luster and prestige which would glvo jt, in the eyes' of the United Kingdom, compensation for events such as the independence of gypt and the social-textile crisis.

SORDID BARGAINING For the first time, oarhups. since the war, English have demanded money of their allies, but Euro peans must believe that the English are not versed in the art of solicitation, because Snowden has done It in such an arrogant fashion that has provoked-the most sordid bargaining during these three weeks. In nil this lamenflrble history France is representor by tho most pnclflo of men. Artltlde Brland has dono his best to avoid complications, France has made sacrifices it Judges compatible with its dignity, and it expects others to do as much. Italy, the principal beneficiary of the Young plan, was the longest to come to a decision.

Finally the popularity of Snow den In FoKland is at its apex, but to the datrlment of the position of England in the In his own party, the Socialist Second Inter-nationale, Snowden's action has been sharply criticised. Vandervelt, president ot the Second Internationale, has written in the Peuple Bruxxelles that Snowden had taken a' position opposed to that of the Internationa' conference of the Socialistic party on the question of debts and reparations. ARM WAVING STATE Nothing has yet been done for the application of the Young plan to International settlements, from which such great advantages were hoped. It remains in a state of gesticulation. It is probabla that far.

from being -the instrument of for the future between peoples, it will simply replace the execution of the Dawes plan. The financial situation of Eu rope has tather grown worse in consequence of these dissensions. The treasury crisis persists in Germany moro than ever. In England the export rt gold does not suffice to re-estubllsh the balances of accounts, bt cause they are not accompanied by norma1! restrictions. Franca alone remains In a privileged financial situation that abundant rrops will, without doubt, fortify.

But she will feel In her very unfavorable commercial balance the consumption crlalg that prevails In the Old World. VIEW OF MAN IN STREET Alas, tht man In the street understands nothing of this vast problem. His ideas are that all questions of debts and reparations be finished once and for all and that they never be heard ot again. Confidence, once restored, business would revive, unemployment would diminish, people would look in tho direction of other pacific developments. JingoUm has had it day on earth.

It can no longer lead to anything but disappointments and vain antagonisms, it la doubtless (Jut which has not been understood by the old statesmen at The Hague. Turned toward the past, they have not understood that people think ajove all of the future, and that they will not pardon them for having c. lowed once more tho chariot of international cooperation to get stuck in the mud. (Ooprritbt, 12S, for Tht TRIBOKr.) Man Quits Hospital To Appear in Court SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24.

Rolfs DeBardeleden, 201 Farralons street, who was forced to rise from a 'sick bedd in Mary's Help hos pital yesterday to appear before Federal Judge Harold Louderback on a liquor charge, today pleaded guilty to a charge of operating public nuisance and received a sen tence of three months in 'the county Jail. When De Bardele den's case was called yesterday his son appeared, produced a doctor's certificate that his tather was ill, and asked for a continuance. Judge Louderback Issued a bench warrant for the father, had him brought Into court and ordered him to go to trial next Tuesday on chnree of cossession of Uauor. Today he accepted the plea of guilty on a nuisance complaint and dismissed tne possession cnarge. CnURCH CLUB FORMED.

RICHMOND. Aug. 24. Cornmu nlty service and fellowship are the annuonced purposes of a service club formed by men of the First Baptist church congregation here. Officers include the following: C.

W. Longacre, president; C. Parker, vice-president; E. Sowell, sergeant-at-arms; W. C.

ChappeU and O. I Crlfler, constutlori com- wit tee The state motor vehicle, department doesn't: care a canceled gas coupon whether a driver baa been. in jail or not. The space on the back of the new 1930 "accordion model" driv ers' licenses, neatly ruled pff for tabulation of "arrests and convictions," is not there because the state wants to rattle any family skeleton or. Is curious about the past of any operator.

The section is designed to rec ord possible future arrests and con victions for traffic violation! ana until those occur operators may forget It. The department was moved to make this explanation yesterday after a lot of indignant-new licensees had stormed the Oakland offices. Severely and collectively they denied they ever had been arrested. They depied that prison records among motorists are so common that a place to jot them Bodies of 2 Fire Fighters, Victims of Flames, Found Bar on Elevator Gives Dry Squad Merry Chase League To of Perfect City done to 1he receipts of his company amf to practically every other traction company the state will be set forth by Lundzerg. together with his suggested remedies.

The allegation that municipalities are llvln beyond their means by going In for more Improvemets than tho taxpayers can afford Is to be denied by R. E. McDowell of Los Angeles, speaking on "Municipalities as the Pacemakers of Public Progries." The convention meetings will be held at the Hotel Oakland, which also is be the scene of an elaborate exhibit dealing of articles used In tho operation of a modern municipality. Delegates will come from every city of Importance In the stato. A trip Is planned to the Pardee dam In order that delegates may vew at flret hand the work of the East Bay Municipal Utility District In bringing a new water supply to the nine east bay cities.

constitute a menace which only rain can conquer, forestry service officials said today. Despite the work of nearly 6000 f(re fighters, the flames were raging over wide areas, fanned by strong gales, it was reported here. The first is the worst In 19 years, officials reported. No slirn of relief la given by the weather LVl CCUSIH. GUARDSMEN ORDERED OCT.

HELENA, Aug. 24. The Montana Guard will Join the hundreds of men who are fighting the Half Moon forest fire in the area near Columbia Falls, Bel-ton, and Apgar, according to the decision today of Gvrnni v. Erlckson. Despite the efforts of rauroaa crews, torest and park fighters, the blaze Is out of control.

Train's Lateness Averts Fatalities WEST WARREN. Aug. 24. The 20th Century Limited, fastest train between Boston and Chicago, was one minute late into West Warren today, and thereby saved the lives of several persons trapped in an overturned bus on the track. The motor bus carrying lg per-sons, toppled over an embankment and plunged down onto the track 28 feet below, where the Century should have been arriving.

Quick action of the brakeman of a freight train In flagging the on-coming Century, prevented disaster as the fast ex Dress pulled to a stop within a few feet of the bus. Several bus passengers were bruised and had to receive hospital treatment, although none was con-sldered in a serious condition. Russ Plane on Way to U. S. Reaches Siberia KURGAN, Siberia, Aug.

24. The plane "Land of the Soviets," en route from Moscow to the States. Ifcftded. hers. todx.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24. Trapping an elusive elevator which ran them mad race from basement to attic, two exhausted squads of prohibition agents last night captured a portable fir In tbe Green Lantern Cafe, 524 Broadway, and arrested five men. The Greett Lantern has been a thorn in official sides, for some time. Agents corttdvsrocll liquor.

Patrons breathed But undercover agents never could buy liquor. The management, say govemme sleuths, was too foxy for them. FinaUy the thing was solved. The bar was in the elevator. When a government agent came in on the lower floor, the elevator shot to the top floor.

When the sleuths reached tbe top floor, the evevator went down again. Agents simply wore out trying to catch It, nantinT up and down stairs and never getting PORTLAND, Aug. 24. The bodies of Douglas C. Ingraham, Portland, and Ermannlo St.

Louis of Washington, fire fighters missing since August 13. have been found by searching parties In the Chelan National according to- word received- today by Major John D. Guthrie of the district forest office here. More than 1B0 men have been searching -for the pair since they disappeared while fighting the Camas creek forest fire. Their bodies were found lying side by side in McFalland canyon, near where searching parties bad tracked them, GALES SPREAD FIRES, WASHINGTON, Aug.

24. Fires now. burning in Montana and Idaho Former 5. F. Resident Dies in Auto Crash SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

24. James H. de Veuve, former resident of San Francisco and prominent member of Seattle insurance circles, died in Cottage Grove, yesterday from injuries received when his automobile plunged into a ditch, according to Associated Press dispatches. A brother, Clarence, is connected with a San Francisco In surance company, while, a second brother, Prentiss, is with an oil company here. Company Part in Buying Papers Told MACON, Aug.

24. The International Paper and Power Company considered William La-varre and Harold Hall equal partners with equal rights when it advanced them money for purchasing four southern' newspapers, Neil C. Head, assistant to the president of the paper company, testified In federal court here today during tho hearing of Hall's suit to establish him with Tjivarr. Dr. Jordan, Kept In Bed, Fails To PALO ALTO, Aug.

24. No Immediate cause for alarm is the way physicians characterize the inability of Dr. David Starr Jordan, chancellor emeritus of Stanford university, to regain strength in his legs. fHope that the famous educator-scientist would be able to be about again has been dimmed by the fact tbat he can no longer rise front: bis but. members of.

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