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MIL . Secretary Colby Say*: ICA.N only merge my voice in the great chorus of praise and tribute which the work of the Red Cross has called forth and which It has fulfy eHrned. Its record In the war Is a tine monument to great giving, great doing and great achievement. It la not only worthy of support, but It la our duty to support It, each of us., to the full extent •f our ability." Secretary of State. ■■ SURE TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP DURING RED CROSS ROLLCALL November 11-28, 1920 Bvcrr ilTtrtiMr la the Wanhlacton •taaiarl la a friea# af yaari i a Woontrr Car raar ettr ill eaaaty. Patronise year frleada. II Security Bank & Trust Company fl General Banking Business | Transacted 11 receive accounts of merchants, corporations and indi || viduals, and grant our depositors every facility consistent H with prudent and conservativ§ banking. || Often* and Direction || Millard Lemon, President aryA || Adolph D. Schmidt, Vloe Pres. OUTO! <111(1 n wm>» w. Krof«r, Cuh[«r Franklin Sts. H J. D. Mansfield > U A. A. Qottfeld Announcement After November 15, 1920, the Branch Station of the Olympia Battery Company, at Fourth and Cherry, will be closed during the winter season. * * Olympia Battery Co. 207 West Fifth Street r APPI.K KMIiAIU.O ISM'OMKS KKI HCTIVK \<>\ KMIIKK >4 t'p to November 14. salt's «»f Ameri can anil Canadian apples can t <• made in England, and without any embargo but after that date the maximum liriic> fixeil by the I'nitetf Kingdom for packages weighing not leas than 37 pounds shall be more than $5.37 per package accord ng to the an nouncement m. le today by M. Dean chief of tiie horticultural divi sion of the state agriculture depart ment Packages weighing not 'ess thai. 40 pounds shall be more than $5.87. Th >se prices are a decrease over the last years price® of about 65 cents. "This has been one cause for the increased export trade but it will not reach the maximum until all restric tions are ; moved. Holland is usually' a large export country but this year the Dutch crops are a failure and this condition should make a strong de mand for American apples. Other of the European countries should seek more of our apples" said Mr. Dean. Consider White Stone Irrigation Project. I The engineering commission of the , White Stone irrigation project will hold a final meeting in the state i house on Monday, November 8, af ' which time it will consider the six alternative solutions of irrigating ! th's eastern Washington land. The maximum amount of land which I would be irrigated by any of !the six schemes is 12,000 acres and the minimum amount Is 3,600 acres. ! This project has been under inves tigation for more than a year. Mem ; bers of the engineering commission ! who have made the survey are D. C Henry, Portland; A. G. Wiley, Boise, Idaho; O. L. Waller, Pullman, and E. M. Chandler, state reclamation engineer. NORTHWEST TOWBOAT WITHDRAWS LOGGING TARIFF After a lengthy discussion between the Northwest Tow Boat association and the THE WASHINGTON STAND. RD, OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON". TCESDAV, NOVEMBER !). 1020 ciation. the tow boat association agrees to withdraw their tariff in creasing rate for towing logs ahuos* 2", p. cent and will soon tile another taritT with the state public service commission so far as it affects the towing of logs. Last month f!ie Northwest Tow Boat Association filed tariff with the public service commission increasing all their rates soon afterwards th- Loggers' Information Association file ; a complaint, against the tow boat ass« ciation and the public service commit sion had set November 5 as the date of hear tig between tlie two associa tions. FINAL DATE S.\ FETY IXSPE< HON P<JHTPt)N Kl) UNTIL DECEMBEK 3> H. J. Kelly, acting secretary of the state safety board announced Wednes day that the time for complete final inspection upon which will be based the awaids and penalties for compli ance and non-compliance with the state safety educational standards of Washington has been extended one month. Employers of the state wiP have until December 31 to prepare for the safety inspectors. The state safety board urges all employers to prepare for the inspectors as soon as possible in order that they may ap pear in the best of condition on final inspection reports. The final date of the inspection was previously placed at November 31. but due to the fact that the 22 inspectors connected with the state safety board were unable to prepare to go visit 14,000 firms and plants in the state, the date was postponed one month. LABOR STRIKES IN STATE, 105 IX LAST FIVE YEARS State Labor Commissioner C. H. Younger has issued the twelfth bien nial report for the bureau oj labor of the state of Washington. The re port, which covers the years 1918- 1919 and 1919-1920, shows that there were 105 strikes in the state during the last five years; gives a directory of all the labor unions and their secretaries in the state; has a table of the hours and wages of labor under organized labor, and gives the report of the public employment office. The roport of the public employ ment office shows that in the year, July, 1918, to July, 1919 there were 69664 positions open through this office, 64,777 were filled and 4,852 were unfilled or cancelled. In the year, July, 1919, to July, 1920 the public employment office re ceived orders for 51.455 workers. It filled 47,424 positions, and 4,042 were unfilled or" cancelled. In the year, July, 1919, to July, 1920, the employment activities show that 7,101 ex-service men were placed in positions and 3,084 non resident ex-service men were placed in positions. Curver* Celebrate Hallowe'en Mrs. G. E. Curver, ssisted bj» her daughter, Mrs. N. O. Curver, enter tained last week with a delightful Hallowe'en party at their home in this city. The Hallowe'en colors and autumn leaves together with black Cftts and witches were used for decora tions throughout the rooms. After a very enjoyable evening of (games, music and dancing, a dainty supper was aerved. Honors were given to C. C. Ditmars of Tacoma and Mrs. P. P. Cogswell. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Sheridan, Mr. and Mrs C W. Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Schantz, Mr. and Mrs. N. O. Curver, Miss Virginia and Edith Hand Pred Drovls, C. C. Dittmars, of Tac oma, and Miss Helen Shaw, Mrs. P P. Cogswell, Earl Curver and Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Curver of Olympia. CHRISTIANS VANQUISH BAPTISTS AT INDOOR BASEBALL GAME At a return athletic match held Saturday evening at the Y. M. C. A. the Christian Brotherhood won from the Baptist Brotherhood at an indoor baseball game with a score of 26 to 11. Last summer the two organizations held a horseshoe game at which the Baptist Brotherhood won from the Christian Brotherhood, since that time the members of A»e two organ izations have wanted to bold a return match and finally after much delibera tion they decided upon an indoor baseball game which proved that the members of the Christian Brother hood could at least play a good game of baseball. The lineup for the winniifc team follows: Verne Lawrence, pitcher; Henry Bollinger, catcher; R. W. Taylor, first base; Howard McKinney, second base; Jack Hill, thir4 base; A. Sindler, short stop: E. Stoffer, short stop; L. Masemore, field, and M. Page, field. The United Stated consumes or de stroys annually 66 billion board feet ot material of saw timber size. W ASHINGTON WEEKLY I.MH'S TIUAL ItEVIEW Spokane— The Northwest Mining Convention will hold a convention in Spokane February 28 to March 5. 1!«21, for the purpose of d'.scussing various problems affecting the Nor'h west mining industry. Auburn—Fine new playhouso opens here. Contract for the purchase of more than 40,000 acres of timber by the Long-Bell Lumber company of Kan sas City from Weyerhaeuser Timber company, filed with the county audito r of Cowlitz county. v Centralin. New church being | erected. Tacoma. —Building permits for the first eight months of this year wer<; $3,777,000, nearly SI,OOOOOO in ex cess of total construction for the year : 1919. Bank transactions showed a 'gain of approximately $48,000,000 for same period. I Walla Walla—Manufacturing com ; pany of Stockton. California, to open |a complete harvester factory here. The capacity of the Washington State game farm on the outskirts of Walla Walla* will be decidedly in creased next year. Paved road is open from Chehalis to Toledo. Open war for the American plan of employment and against the sti fling of industry by trades union rule has been declared by the California Metal Trades Association, composed of practically all the ship building and repair yards, factory and electri cal and metal working shops of the San Franc'sco Bay region. This de cision is of national Importance as San Francisco has been the home of radicalism and the closed shop strong hold of the United States. Seattle.—The vast bulk of 55,000 carloads, or 13,750,000,000 shingles, now said by manufacturers to be shut out of the eastern markets by the new railroad rates, is expected to be moved by water from Seattle and other northwest ports to the Atlantic const ports as a result of conference be tween Pacific Coast Shippers' associa tion and steamship companies operat ing In the inter-coastal route. Pasco.—Plans being made to add addition to armory. Monroe.—Large church to b:? erected here. Auburn—City light system to be extended to serve new section of city. - Auburn —New sidewalks to be built at Colby and Dickinson lumber yard. Theodore Roosevelt once predicted that Alaska would, within a century,, support as large a population as the entire Scandinavian Peninsula, thr.t Alaska with its enormous resources of minerals and fisheries would pro duce as hardy and vigorous a race as any part of America. Mt. Vernon.—s22s,ooo school bond to be voted on. Yakima.—Holsteln bull sells for S2OOO. North Hill Masons to build new home. Okanogan.—Masonic lodge pur chases lot; will build hall in near future. Hoqulam.—University plans 5 story building for Y. M. C. A. home. Brewster.—New cement walks to bo built. Raymond—New creamery to open bere. Colfax.—New feed mill is opened here. AJmtra.—Work to commence at once on Donahue road. When the loaf goes back to a ntckle, when the bottle of milk gets down to 5 cents, when wages drop to $3 —a car ride will cost a nlckle. Kettle Falls.—New drug store opens here. Loggers' Legion adopts plans in Northwest to counteract I. W. W. Montesano. —Bonds to be voted to build addition to school. ELKS' TEMPLE, CENTRALIA, TO BE DEDICATED NOV. 18 The dedication of the new temple of the Centralia lodge, No. 1083 B. P. O. E. will be held November 18 according to word received in this city Saturday. Mayor Jesse T. Mills, of Olympia, district deputy grand exalted ruler, will act as grand ex alted ruler at the dedication services and will select the officers for the various stations In the ritualistic ceremony. Dr. O. E. Nelson chairman of the committee In charge of the arrange ments announced that C. D. Cunning ham, well known attorney of Centrv 11a, would be the principal speaker of the day, and other addresses will b? made by Major C. O. Batee of Tacoma, and W. C. Albee, and other noted men of southwestern Washington. A special feature of the dedication program will be a torchlight parade at 7 o'clock at which time all the lodges in Centralia will participate. It ts expected that a large number of Elks from Seattle, Tacoma and Olym pia, together with members from the Gray* Harbor lodges would attend the ceremony. At the regular meeting of the Cen- tralia Elks held last week Joseph VVohleb, cif Olynipia, who is the archi tect of the new Klk's temple, was in troduced to the lodge and heartily welcomed. A gift from Mr. Wohleb n the form of two large ornamental light posts which stand at the en trance of the new building was re ceived by the lodge. FOItl) FI/OI H MILL NEAIt COMPLETION All Ford Products From Farm to Consumer. One hundred barrels of flour the daily output of the Henry Ford gris'.t. m'll at Dearborn, Michigan. At pres ent it is planned to sell the bour in the employees' commissary stores. With the wheat grown on the Ford Farm, the mill will complete a "from farm to elevator to mill to store to consumer" link. No one outside the Ford organization touches the pro duct. The flour is being milled as effici ently as modern equipment can do it Carried into the mill on a belt from the elevator alongside the building, the grain is given a final cleaning treatment before being cracked and graded. A number of bolting mach ines separates the white flour from the chaff and bran, and the finished product is then stored untouched by hands. At the present time, there are thiee Ford Commissary Stores; one located at the Ford factory, one at the Ford blast furnaces and coke ovens and one at the Fordson tractor plant. Just Arrived BOYS'HOME GUARD SHOES. A Q Qg Special Price • LADIES'PATENT LEATHER AQ gA PUMPS. Latest Model <PO«OU LADIES' HIGH TOP SHOES. A|Q ffA Brown Kid <PIO«UU I .« f Ekrem Shoe Company 432 MAIN STREET Courtesy and Attention Shown you at this bank will confirm your decision to let us handle your banking business. Every department is throughly and systematically organ ized, and is in charge of competent and experienced people. You should consider the&e things when you choose a bank as the depository of.your funds. We believe that "He profits most who serves best." CAPITAL NATIONAL BANK * *>■ Lighten the Household Labor The old hard round of cleaning will lose much of its difficulty when you use the OHIO-TUEC Electric Cleaner Its strong suction draws dust and dirt out of all those troublesome littlfe corners. Let us show you the new scientific features of the OHIO-TUEC. I Olympia Light & Power Co. Groceries, meat, clothing, shoes, and drugs are sold at cost to all Ford workers. MARKET NEWS SERVICE AIDS SELLING A\l) DISTRIRUTIOV The outstanding feature of the Mar ket News Service of the Federal Bu reau of Markets relating to fruits and vegetables, I've stock and meats, dairy products, hay, feed and seed.-t, peanuts, and cotton is that It keep.i before the producer, distributor, and consumer a picture of the movement of important crops and of the supplier arriving in all of the large consuming and distributing markets and tba wholesale prices prevailing in each. Prior to the establishment of the Department of Agriculture's news service only a few large organizations were able to obtain reliable inform*" tion on market conditions. Now such information is available to producers and all Interested parties simply by requesting the Bureau of Markets, United States Department of Agricul ture, Washington, D. C., to furnish it. The use of the service protects the small grower and dealer and brings about more stable conditions and bet- I ter distribution. W. G. Hummel, state director of vocational education in Washington, left last week for Salt Lake City, where he will attend a meeting of tha directors and workers of the federal board of vocational education. Mrj. Hummel accompanied him as far as Seattle where she will remain visiting friends until his return.