American Institute Delegates
Guests of Wilson, After End
ing Business Session.
DEBATE PHILIPPINE ISSUE
Ritchie, in Welcome, Raps Govern
ment Investigations Into
By the Associated Press.
BALTIMORE, July 16. —Presenta-
tion of papers relating to banking.
In continuation of yesterday's group
conferences, occupied the attention
of the delegates to the annual con
vention of the American ‘lnstitute of
Banking, here today. About thirty
papers were read.
Later, the delegates went by steam
er to Annapolis, where they were the
guests of Rear Admiral Henry B. Wil
son, superintendent of the Naval
The Philippine question was argued
two hours last night by debating
teams from Kansas City and Port
land, Oreg., chapters. Kansas City,
taking the negative side, won by a
two-to-one decision of the judges.
The subject was: "Resolved, That
the United States should grant Im
mediate independence to the Philip
pines." The affirmative was taken by
Ralph Thom, Hugh Gruwell and A.
R. Munger, Portland, and the nega
tive by Earl I. Vaughan, M. W. E.
Park and H. H. Davis, Kansas City.
Hear Magazine Editor.
The politics of business, rather than
the business of politics, was visual
ised yesterday as the great govern
ing factor in present-day civilization
by Glenn Prank, editor of the Cen-
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CONFER ON RUM-RUNNER.
Consider Action Against First
Craft Taken Under Treaty.
BOSTON, July 16.—A conference to
determine the action to be taken in
the case of the Canadian three-masted
schooner Frances Louise, alleged rum
runner, captured off Cape Cod and
towed to this port yesterday by the
coast guard cutter Ossipee, will be
held at the customhouse today.
The seizure of the vessel, which was
made slightly over sixteen miles oft
Race Point, Cape Cod, Is said tp be
the first under the Amerlcan-Brltish
treaty, which became law May 22.
The Frances Louise carried 36,000
gallpns of Cuban alcohol.
tury, in an address at the convention.
Comparing the gathering to the re
cent Democratic national convention,
Mr. Frank said he was more impress
ed with the common-sense proceed
ings that dominated business men’s
Mr. Frank declared that we are liv
ing in a business civilisation'and that
what is done In business dominates
politics. In this new system he pic
tured the banker as the central fig
ure. We have gotten away, ho said,
from the attitude that the banker is
merely a sort of shylock, Interested
only in lending money.
Clarence R. Chaney of Minneapolis,
president of the institute, in bis annual
address, declared that the organiza
tion had become **the greatest organiza
tion in American business, in which the
employer and employe stand on an
equal footing and share the benefits.”
‘The greatest obligation which our
organization has today,” he added, ‘‘is
in the American Bankers' Association
campaign of public education. This is
a movement through which it is hoped
that every person in this country may
be given a proper conception of what
a bank Is and how to secure its serv
In welcoming the delegates, Gov.
Albert C. Ritchie told them that he
"would like to see a government which
trusts you instead of one which con
stantly seems to doubt you with cease
less investigations, audits and reports.”
“Just a Real Good Car”
THE EVENING STAB, WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 1924.''
RAINS CUT DANGER
FROM REST EIRE
Battles Continue With Vary
ing Success in Idaho, Wash
ington and California.
By the Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 16.—Eastern
Washington. Northern Idaho and Cal
ifornia today were continuing their
more or less unsuccessful battles
against fprest fires, but rains In
Western Washington and Oregon had
nearly ended' the fire menace there.
Fires In Northern Idaho and North
eastern Washington last night had
burned over several thousand acres
of tlmberlaud and had destroyed the
surface workings of four mines, a
number of ranch bouses, and much
property of lumber companies. In-'
eluding several hundred thousand
feet of timber. So far as known, no
lives have been lost, although a num
ber of persons have been Injured and,
some live' stock killed. Four persons
are missing in British Columbia.
Flames were close enough to seven
towns in the Pend O’Reille River Val
ley to cause anxiety to the Inhabi
tants. In some places ranchers had
loaded their belongings on railroad
cars in preparation for a quick get
away. The surface buildings of the
Nabob, Jim Blaine, Little Pittsburgh
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and Douglas mines, near Kellogg.
Idaho, have been destroyed.
In the Santa Barbara national
forest. In California, last night fire
fighting crews succeeded In throttling
the western advance of the flames
to a comparatively narrow front be
tween Sawmill and Sawtooth moun
tains, only to receive word that a
fresh outbreak had been discovered
at Oak Grove, a mile north of the
main fire line. The flames there were
being fanned by a stiff wind.
A new Are in the Angeles national
forest, also in California, In the San
Gabrial range, between Mount Lowe
and Mount Wilson, burned over thirty
acres, but was controlled last night.
A soaking rain late yesterday, fol
lowing showers on Monday, virtually
extinguished all small fires in West
ern Washington and brought the
more menacing biases under control.
Fire Warden J. M. Digby of King
County, Washington, said that one
more good rain would settle fire
worries in that vicinity for the pres
Rains in Oregon Monday enabled
the fighters to get control of all fires.
FLEE IMPEBILS HOMES.
Grass Burning Hear Fashionable
New Orleans District.
NEW ORLEANS, July 16.—A grass
fire, which began two weeks ago in
the marsh along the shores' of Lake
Poncbartraln, was eating Its way last
night toward Gentilly Terrace, a
fashionable residence district in. the
portion of New Orleans. Six
Just Drive It; That's All
By the Associated Press.
HOLLAND, Mich., July 18.—Arm
ed with pitchforks and other small .
farm Implements, forty-two farm
ers foiled attempts of Sheriff D.
Fortney and a deputy to levy on
farm Implements on the farms of
George Smythers and William
Kooyers, living north of here.
The officers attempted to levy on
farm implements for the payment
of a note said to have been in
dorsed by the two farmers.
Because of an alleged error in
drawing the note, the farmers re
fused to pay when the firm
which made the note went Into
Later in the day a compromise
was effected whereby the farmers
were allowed to retain their prop
erty pending hearing of the case
in the district' court. The amount
Involved was $6,000.
fire companies were on duty com
bating the flames.
Chief John Evans of the fire de
partment ordered the numerous canals
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