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President and manager of the Agri
cultural Society of Montgomery County.
Obey Oklahoma Order, But
Legality Is Doubted in
Area Affected.
By the Associated Press.
OKLAHOMA CITY. July 23.—011
operators In the Seminole field of Okla
homa were reported today to be ob
serving a temporary order of the State
Corporation Commission prohibiting
drilling and shooting of wells in cer
tain parts of the field, although sharp
difference of opinion as to the legality
; of the commission’s action had devel
i oped.
C. C. Childers, member of the com
mission, announced he would not sign
the order, issued last Thursday by the
two other commissioners, Fred Cap
shaw, chairman, and Frank Carter.
Van Avoid Waste.
Childers declared he did not believe
the commission should take any action
as long as operators could handle,
! without waste, all of the oil produced
in the field, which is producing about
one-fifth of the total output of the
. Nation.
No efforts had been made to test the
authority of the commission, although
a protest had been filed by the Gypsy
Oil Co., declaring the order uncon
The attitude of authorities and oil
interests seemed to be that the order,
returnable August 5, was temporary
and that it would stand until perma
nent regulations are attempted.
Experts Testify.
Oil experts testified before the com
mission that excessive production in
the Seminole field had upset market
conditions and that waste was prob
able, unless some means were used to
force all of the operators there to
abide by a decision of 17 companies to
limit the output.
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Keeps Shoes Eight Years.
SAN ANGELO, Tex., July 23 C4»>.—
The demand for shoes is neglible out
here in the ranch country. A cow
hand came to town recently and
showed a pair of shoes eight years
old. He had worn them but twice,
j The rest of the time he were boots.
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to desirable tenants.
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Races and Horse Show Will
Be Featured—Gilpin
Is Manager.
The seventy-fifth annual fair of
tho Agricultural Society of Mont
gomery County will be staged August
23-27 at Rockville, with Clarence L.
Gilpin of Olney, Md.. who is serving
his eighth term as president of the
society, as manager. Other officers
of the society are William A. Waters
>f Gaithersburg, Md., vice president;
)tho C. Trundle of Gaithersburg, Md.,
secretary; Miss Anna Gilpin of Olney.
\ld„ assistant secretary, and Perrio
Waters of Rockville, Md., treasurer.
A program of harness and runn ng
races for tho last three days of the
fair is being arranged by J. P. Fitz
gerald and Mr. Waters, members of
the racing committee. Tho first day,
Tuesday, will be devoted to the pony
races and pony show. The harness
races will be run under the rules of
the National Trotting Association, of
which the society is a member.
Horse Show Feature.
The horse show will be a feature
of the Wednesday and Thursday of
the fair. Miss Gilpin Is secretary of
the horse show committee. Others on
the committee are H. J. Harris. T. I.
Fulks, W. A. Waters and E. P. Abbe.
An exhibit of Interest will be that
conducted by members of the bojs
and girls clubs of Montgomery
County. W. A. Anderson, county
agent for the Department of Agricul
ture, Is arranging this feature of the
fair. J. C. Christopher is chairman
of this committee.
Members of Board.
Members of the board of directors
of the society for this season are Mr.
Waters, Thomas I. Fulks of Washing
ton Grove; Charles G. Holland of
Rockville, James C. Christopher of
Laytonsville, Clarence L. Gilpin of
Olney, C. F. Haight of Brookville,
James T. Cashell of Silver Spring,
James W. Brown of Brookville, Z. M.
Waters of Gaithersburg, William J.
Thomas of Ednor, Harvey Harrison
of Dickerson, James R. King of
Gaithersburg, James D. King of Ger
mantown, Perrie E. Waters of Rock
ville, J. P. Fitzgerald of Washington,
D. C., and Edward P. Abbe of Chevy
Chase, Md.
Baldwin Unveils English Scenes
in Eight Panels Paid for
by Peers.
By the Associated Press.
LONDON, July 23.—A mural his
tory of England, on the walls of
Westminster Hall, painted in spaces
left when the new Houses of Parlia
ment were built in 1834, has been un
veiled by Prime Minister Baldwin.
The history is in eight panels which
have occupied artists for three years.
Each painting was paid for by a
peer. The Duke of Devonshire, Vis
count Devonport; Viscount Burnham,
the Duke of Portland, Viscount Fltza
lan of Derwent, the Earl of Derby, the
Duke of Bedford and Viscount Young
er of Leckie contributed.
The panels show the following
scenes: King Alfred's long ships at
tack supply vessels of the Danish In
vaders in Swanage Bay. 877: King
Richard I leaves England with an ex
peditionary force to join the Crusade
in Palestine, 1189; English people
reading aloud Wycliffe’s English ver
sion of the Bible; Sir Thomas More, as
Speaker of the Commons, refusing to
grant King Henry VIII. a subsidy
without due debate, 1523; Queen Eliza
beth commissions Sir Walter Raleigh
to sail for America and discover new
countries, 1584; Sir Thomas Roe at
Court of Ajmir laying the foundation
of British influence in India, 1614, and
English and Scottish commissioners
presenting to Queen Anne at St.
James Palace the articles of agree
ment for the union of the two coun
tries, 1707.
Number Is Record-Breaker—Thir
teen Camps to Be Opened
This Month.
By the Associated Press.
A total of 44,976 candidates fi>i
military training this. Summer had
been accepted by the War Depart
ment on July 20 out of 56,094 applica
tions received.
The number of accepted candidates
exceeds that in any previous year of
the Summer military training records.
Thirteen camps In New York, New
Jersey, Delaware. Maryland. Michi
gan, Illinois, Kansas, lowa, Minne
sota and Arizona remain to be opened
during this month and August befoie
the Summer training work is com
The term volt is obtained from the
name of Alessandro Volta, famous
Italian physicist, who is being hon
ored this year because of his death
100 years ago.

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