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ESTABLISHED 1873 HARDING DECLARED RECOVERING U. S. PROBINJG ACTIVITY OF I. W. WJvEADERS Representatives of Depart ment of Justice in North Dakota on Investigation ORGANIZERS COMING Many Will Arrive in North Dakota Since $5 Harvest Rate Is Effective Today A representative of the federal De partment of Justice was in Bismarck today investigating conditions with reference to a possible I. W. W. har vest strike. He sought out state and local officials for a conference on the subject. The «th&j*Hfe|l»rth Dakota, said the rejK«Mntißtfs'whose name is withheld* >mV two”good laws with which to deal with any situation which may arise. One of them is a ,1913 law, he said, and the other the Revised vagrancy law enacted by the 1923 legislature. Both, he said, could be used to curb activities of I. W. W. agitators who avoid work and seek to foment trouble. Between 400 and 600 “wobblies” will come into North Dakota in the next few days, because of the influx of several thousand workers expected to take advantage of the $5 rate ef fective today, he said. The “wobblies” will be chiefly organizers. The Department of Justice Agent, who already has visited Fargo, Grand Forks and Minot, displayed an I. W. W. “dues book” which was obtained from an organizer. It contains 25 cent stamps, each for one month’s dues. According to the hook, the dues are to go to the Chicago headquar ters. While there have been some I. W. W. organizers here no trouble has re sulted. The only case of violence re ported is in the western part of the state where one man was said to have beert thrown from a train. DISPERSE CROWD Minot, N. D., Aug. I.—-Launching their offensive against any congre gation of I. W. W. members in Minot, the police dispersed a crowd of about 25 transient laborers who had as sembled at the “jungles” west of Minot. , * Mike Klanchuk,* 2s, .whom the po lice charge, is an organiser of the I. W. W. is held on a charge not as yet specified. *•' Police assert that they found a quantity of I. W. W. literature in the possession of Kianchuk. No disturbances were created'when the police visited the camp of the transients, it is said. The men were •told either to get to work or to move westward —at least get out of Minot. SENT TO JAIL Fargo, Aug. I.—James Baker and Herbert Martin, arrested and charged ■with vagrancy, were bound over to district court under S2OO bail and were committed to Cass county jail Monday at a hearing before Judge J. K. Bingham. Baker, who offered as a defense that he had been selling I. W. W. magazines and literature and was therefore employed, was unable to conduct his defense, as no attorney ’ had been furnished him by the I. W. W. organization here. Charles Albright, patrolman, testi fied that Baker had been in the city for more <than a week and had not been regularly employed during that tinr#. 1 At the conclusion of his testi mony was called on to present bis casp, but was unable to do so in the absence of counsel. In view of the fact that the case had been con tinued, several days to-allow the de fense £n attorney Judge J. K. Bingh%ip further delay shotild be granted apd' that Baker should be held for trial. Martin, another I. W. W., pleaded guilty and was held for trial in the absence of' security for his appear ance. TAKES CHANGE Jamestown, Aug. I.—Attorney F, C. Freerks, appearing for the I. W. W. organizer, Bill Potter, who was ar rested Monday morning on the charge of vagrancy, asked for. a change of venue' from Ji|stice Murphy's court, when the case was callled yesterday. As both Justice Kellogg and Justice Wiencke happened to be out of town the nearest justice was found to be Justice Rishoff at Pingree, before I whom ,• the case was taken to be heard later. McLean County Term Concluded & 1 ! Judge Fred Jai&onius is attend ing to legal matters at the court house here, after having concluded a long jury term at Washburn.. There still are some court cases to be disposed of at Washburn and Judge Jansonius may return there * next week. The next jury term in e Bismarck in the fall will be pre sided over by Judge Coffey. Judge Jansonius will hold court in New Rockford and other 'cities .in the district. WILL STOP HERE Dr. <7. C. Carstens, director of the Child Welfare League of America, now in the west, will atop In Bis marck Sunday to consider problems of Miss Henrietta Lund, director of the child welfare work of the board (^administration. BIKES THROUGH SKIES W. F. Gerhardt, engineer at McCook Field, Dayton, 0., Is shown here with what he call* his scientific curiosity.* It ia a “cycleplane,” which he invented and in which he has made test flights. Motive power Is supplied by the pilot's leg muscles. It works just like a bicycle except that it goes up. GLEE CLUB TO BEJIERE HAS WON_LAURELS Rand Benefit Entertainment to be Worth While, Says Rev. C. F. Strutz l _ • SING IN BIG CITIES The Men’s Glee club of North- Western College of Naperville, 111., which comes to the Auditorium, Aug ust 7 has appeared in. practically all the big Cities of the west am} Mid dle west.* . , , ’ “The' concert given by the Glee club when I was.in Naperville, .111., was one of the finest entertainments that I ever listened to,” uaid Rev.. C. F. Strutz. “It is far ahead of most entertainments of the same nature, for a large number of the young men composing the membership have been training all their lives for musical careers. Their director, Prof. C. C. rinney, who plays the accompani ments has a wonderful musical rec ord behind him and wins high praises every time he appears in public,” do clared Rev. Strutz. “The fact that these young men have won applaufee and high com mendation in the large cities of the woj}t, Denver* Kansas City, Salt Lake City, Los Angeles, Oakland, Port land, Seattle, Berkeley, Calif., , and hundreds of other places, traveling a distance of 10,000 miles by rail, in dicates' that they are giving an en tertainment that ia something out of the ordinary,” declared Rev. Strutz. “As an amusement feature alone Bismarck will be getting something that cities far larger have found ex cellent.' In addition to spending a de lightful evening the Bismarckers will be contributing toward a fund to pay for the big instruments to be use'd in the Juvenile band by the 86 chil dren of Bismarck who already belong, and the hundreds-who will join with in the next few years,” asserted Rev. Strutz in telling ‘of his acquaintance with the reputation and history of the Glee Club. . “Everybody in Bis marck ought to turn out'for a con cert of such high class entertain ment, particularly .ao, since the funds derived from it will be used in pro moting the Boys’.and Girls’ band of the city*” said Rev. Strutz. This is the twenty-sixth annual tour to be made by the North West Glee club. Eaeh year the intinery of the club has been enlarged as a result of demands from citizens in different communities some of whom had enjoyed thft pleasure of hearing the twelve young men in one of their concerts. The Glee dub started upon their Western tour June 14 and gave its first concert at Freeport, HI. From there it passed on into , lowa, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, California, Oregon and Washington as far North as Vancouver, B. C., and is coming by way of Montana into North Da kota, arriving in Bismarck August 7 When it will giye concert here. Government Builds Homes In England London, Aug. I.—-More than 16,000 applications nave been made for'use of the 10,000 houses which the gov ernment will baflfl within the next few months. The houses, which are being con structed under the scheme to stop the house shortage of England and Scot land, may be rented or .purchased by the public, and so great had been the demand that it has been necessary to refuse two-thirds of the applications made since th^war. BEGGED HERE 7 YEARS AGO; BACK AGAIN Seven years ago Erank Mc- Closky was arrested for begging on the streets in Bismarck. He was arrested again yesterday when Chief of Police Marti neson recog nized him. The chief of police de clares* that begging is McClosky’s business and that he has pursued it for years. He is not a cripple, but, according to the chief, has for the last several years attracted sympathy by claiming he was a consumptive. He was given a 20- day suspended jail sentence and left town. James Gavin, arrested for vag rancy, was given a 20-day sentence, also on promise to leave town. NEIGHBOR, IN .. EFFORT TO END QUARREL, SHOT South Dakota Mail, Crazed by Moonshine Kills One, Injures Another Sioux Falls, S. p., Aug. I.—Said to be crazed by moonshine and by the attempt of his neighbors to stop a family quarrel, Antone Johnson, 60, a laborer, shot and killed W. E. John son, 50, grocery store owner, and seriously wounded Mrs. W. E. John son at Egan, S. D., yesterday. The two men were not related. Antone Johnson is being held in the jail at Flandreau, S. D., on the charge of murder. Antone Johnson went home about midnight, according to the story of witnesses. Crazed with moonshine, ha and his wife began to quarrel. W. E.\ Johnson and hi* wife, neighbors, went to the other Johnson home in an attempt to stop the quarrel. Antone Johnson became further en raged, took a gun and fired it point blank at the neighbor. Then he turned the gun upon Mrs. W. E. Johnson. The dead man was shot twice. One shot took effect in his shoulder and the other in a lung. He was placed in an automobile but died on the road to the Flandreau hospital. Mrs. Johnson is expected to live. THRESHERS MAY INSURE Workmen's Compensation Bu ■ reau to go After Business The state Workmen's Compensation Bureau ia going after business. Farm occupations are exempted from compulsory insurance, but the bureau has a threshers’ and farm la borers' rate and today advertised for business of this kind. Threshing ma chine owners may insure themseltes, as well as employes.' DUNN PIONEERS GO EAST Dunn Center, N. D., Aug. 1. —J. A. Palmer, a resident of Dunn Center for 41 years, left yesterday with his wife and children for LaCrosse, Wts., where he will make his future home. Mr. Palmer was one of the earliest settlers west of the Missouri river in North Dakota, his first work being that of stage driver on the Dickinaon- Oakdale line. Later, on organisation of Dunn county, while he was in the cattle business, he was appointed reg ister of deeds by Gov. John Burke, holding the position'eight years. Five of hie sons are in business in this section of the state. A mysterious “army” of white unto hae caused considerable dam age in the south of France, BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1923 BRITISH PLAN JANSWER TOBE MADE FRANCE Cabinet Meets in, Downing Street in One of Moot'im portant After-War Meetings v FINDING ' DIFFICULTY Seek Way to Maintain Posi tion and Yet Not Break With the French London, Aug. I.—The British cab inet resumed its suasions today in Downing street with "he prospect that the proceedings would develop Into one of the most important confer ences of British ministers since the war. • ' v', The attempt to formulate a British policy to be adopted in the repara tions settlement wtth Germany trill be continued throughout today and tomorrow. The ministers are expected to remain almost continuously around the conference table anti) Premie*., Baldwin is ready to make his state ment in the House of Commons to morrow night on the status of the reparations negotiations. It is understood the government is encountering the greatest difficulty in framing a policy which will allow single handed action with the Ger mans and at the same time Insure the continuance of the entente with the French and Belgians. If Great Britain decides te act alone full publication of all the re cent negotiations may he expected immediately. ASKS BRITISH SUPPORT London, Aug. I.—Despite the un yielding French stand on the Ruhr occupation and reparations as con tained in the French note submitted to the British cabinet, the United States should assist premier Baldwin in carrying out Secretary Hughes’ suggested international conference to determine Germany’s ability to pay, Irving T. Bush, president of the Bush Terminal Company of New Terk as serted yesterday. Mr. Bush arrived in Londeu Sun day on .the last stage of » three months investigation which* took him to the principal countries in Eutoftfc including three week! spent in'Bus aid. He had conferences with nearly all the prime ministers of Europe. “France will not change her policy,” he said. “I am a warm friend of the French people but I' believe their gov ernment is wrong in its Ruhr policy and is dominated by military ad vice.” “Premier Baldwin’s plkn is merely to have the sane judgment of the business world applied to what in the end is a business problem. It is not suggested that the reparations due to France be reduced but that businessmen find some way to make payments possible.” WHEATCONFAB DATEJS SET Banker-Farmer Conference to Be Held on August 28 Fargo, Aug. I.—Secretary W. C. Macfadden of the North Dakota Bank ers’ association, announced yesterday that August 28 has been definitely set by the agricultural commission of the American Bankers association as the date for the Ninth federal reserve district farm conference in Fargo. The sessions will. be held at the North Dakota Agricultural college. All phases of the present unsat isfactory conditions on the farms of the American Wheat belt will be dis cussed at this meeting. All bankers of the entire reserve district are in vited to attend and to bring with them farmers who wish to come and take part in the deliberations. Farm college executives and agricultural experts are also invited to be pres ent, as well as representatives of the farm bureau and grain growers’ or ganisations. The Ninth federal reserve district is composed of North and South Dakota, Montana, Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin and Michigan. The conference, ia expected to be the lar gest one of, Ita kind ever held in this section of the country it was said yesterday. Keeps Neighbors Awake; Taken To Jamestown Andrew Paula, who has kept neigh bors In the vicinity of the county jail awake for two night* and has al most driven seme employes of the conrthouse from their tasks during the day-time, last night was taken to the state Insane hospital at James town. Paula, a farm hand, came hero from Kansas where he had been working .in the harvest fields. He kept calling for a girl, living near Langdon, with whom he was infat-; uated, and hi* cries were heard day ahd night. Seaweed on-the shores of Ork ney contains*, a chemical combined wflflt coal dust, makes a successful fud ; WHEAT CONFAB IN FARGO FOR EXTRASESSION l T nleßß Congress Ift Called This Summer Ttffere Is Held Lit tle Chance for Action NESTOS FOR PLAN Special .Trains and Automo biles Brings Large Number <# People to Fargo Fargo, Aug. I.—lf President Harding cannot be induced to call a special session of Congress soon the chances of obtaining any kind of wheat stabilization at the reg ular session will be doubtful Con gressman George H. Young of Val ley City, declared in an address before the statewide conference called to pass resolutions favoring a revival of the U. S. Grain Cor poration as the best means of sav ing thousands of wheat farmers from ruin. Congressman Young declared an emergency exists and the time is at hand when speedy and definite action must be taken by Congress to stabilise the price of wheat. Governor R. A. Nestos, Con gressman O. B. Burtness of Grand Forks and others spoke favoring speedy action by Congress for the relief of wheat growing farmers of the Northwest. Special trains, automobiles and other methods of conveyance brought hundreds of wheat grow ers, Dusiness men and others to the conference today and packed the city auditorium. Resolutions were expected to be adopted late today calling upon President Harding to call an extra session of Congress' to revive the government grain ’ corporation. A committee was named to main tain the integrity of the confer ence for future activity. It also was expected that plans for a gen eral movement for meeting of wheat growers of several states would be made thus bringing them in for the same general plan. YOUNG EXPLAINS PLAN Fargo. Aug. 1.-7-Congreasman George <L Young, at tli* Wheat Con ference here today, explained the pro posed plan for reviving the United States Grain Corporation. He aaid in part: “This ia a time for clear thinking. We cannot afford to shut our eyes to the legislative experience of the past two years. “A persistent campaign was made during the past two sessions of con gress for a definite guaranty, but without success. “It was opposed even by our bro ther farmers of the East, and South, who outnumbered us two to one, and members.of Congress from the cities refused to establish a preced ent of government guarantees claim ing it to be economically unsound. “The plan which we propose is sim ple: "1. That the Congress of the Unit ed States be and iB hereby urged to pass a law to revive the United States Grain Corporation as an emergency measure, for the purpose of bringing about orderly marketing and for the further purpose of segregating and selling separately the exportable wheat surplus, marketing the remain der in the United States in such a way as to take full advantage of tho tariff dutiei, and to do such other things as may be dona through the voluntary cooperation of farmers and others, including a reasonable reduc tion in wheat acreage, as shall help secure for farmers as far as possible, the actual cost of production plus a reasonable profit. “2. That $60,000,000 of working capital be supplied to such corpor ation, and that it shall be granted the same borrowing power as obtain ed during the war. (Thit is the (Continued on Page Three) DECREASE IN INCOME SEEN United States Budget Direc tor Estimates Receipts Washington, Aug. I.—A net reduc tion in government receipts of $161,- 894,897 during the next fiscal year was predicted recently by Herbert M. Lord, director of the budget, in his annual report to President Hard- Ing, covering the operation of the federal budget during its second pear. Estimates of expenditures have not been completed. The income for the year is esti mated in the report at $8,486,695,086 Compared with an estimated collec tion of $8,688,489,488 in the present fiscal year, which will end July 'BO, 1984. Customs revenues estimated at $500,000,000 this year are expected to drop to $475,000,000 next year, while a loss of $60,000,000 is expected ip income and profits taxes. Miscellan eous internal revenue is expected to maintain its present annual rate of $80,760,000. Revenues from the various depart ments of the government, lists miscellaneous receipts were expected to hrihg $8.418346Ji5< and capital in come and special operations $78,760,- [im: ' “FARM BLOC” WILL RESUME IIS ACUVIIIES IN CONGRESS NEXT WATER SAYS SEN. ARTHUR CAPPER Topeka, Kan., Aug. I.—Resump tion of the activities of the “farm bloc” in thtf United States Sen ate upon the opening of a new ses sion of Congress next December is predicted by Senator Arthur Cap per of Kansas, chairman of tne senate “bloc” during the latter part of last session. “Our legislative program prob rbly will not be as expensive as it was at the last session but still Congresß should enact certain measures with a view of aiding agriculture,” said Senator Capper. EQUITY CASE BEFORE ENGLERT Fargo, Aug. 1. Arguments were being made today in district court before Judge M. J. Englert of Valley City, on an order to show cause why the temporary re ceivership of tne Equity Co-oper ative Packing company should not be made permanent. The hearing is expected to last all day. IRELAND NOT IN STATE OF WARJJECISION Highest Court of Land Gives Decision Affecting Pris oner’s Liberty Dublin, Aug. 1. —A state of war does not exist in Ireland, the court of appeals decided tJday in giving its judgment in the case of Mrs. Nora Connolly O’Brien, reversing the opin ion of the master of the rolls of the chancery division who held that Civil War did exist in Ireland on June 16. Today’s decision was looked forward to with great interest and' its pro nouncement caused much excitement as its decision held the fate of thou sands of prisoners held by the gov ernment finder the plea of military necessity. The Attorney-General made strenu ous efforts to convince the court that the reunion was not over and that it might break out again but the court was emphatic in !¥ deci sion that a state of war does not exist and the government has no au thority to deny its privilege to citi zens of » writ of habreas corpus. Despite this decision it is consid ered unlikely that there will be any general release of prisoners as the government has passed through al most all the stages in the Dail and sent a bill legally authorizing it to continue imprisonment and other re pressive measures for three months. UNDERWOOD IS OUTSTANDING IN ALABAMA Senator Willing to Run For Presidency Assumes Poli tical Leadership Montgomery, Ala., Aug. 1. —Oscar Underwood, senior senator from Ala bama, is today the dominating figure in state politics, according to politi cal opinion expressed following the demonstration when the senator ex pressed his willingness t% seek the Democratic nomination for the presi dency. The situation was made more plain when Dr. W. E. Crumton, for many yeari leader of the Alabama anti-saloon league forces, announced his su jnort for Senator Underwood in the mass meeting following tho senator’s address to the joint session .of the legislature. The only out standing element in the state situa tion, it was declared, was the labor element and this was not touched on in Senator Underwood’s address to the joint session of the legislature. BDRNSTAD TO FACECHARGES Special Assistant Named (o Assist in Prosecution C. P. Burnstad, former “cattle king" of North Dakota, who recently was taken to Boseman, Montana, to face criminal charges growing out of cattle deals and who was released on bond, will face prosecution in North Dakota. It is alleged, according to state authorities, that Burnstad re ceived a great deal of grain from farmers of Logan county in the Burn stad Elevator Company on storage tickets and did not bay the farmera for the grain. Scott Cameron of Bis marck today Vras named special as sistant attorney-general to assist the state in the prosecution in Logan dounty, ' ’ “The most important of these is to obtain a reduction in freight rates through the repeal by Con gress of tne ao-called guaranty provision of the Esch-Cummins transportation act. Also while it is not our desire to annul the sup ervisory powers of the Interstate Commerce Commission over the rail lines we hope to obtain a res toration to states of some of the power of jurisdiction over railroads that was lost through the Esch- Cummins act. This would pertain of course to rates entirely within the states.” PRESIDENT IN STERN DEFENSE OF POLICIES Speech He Was To Have De livered on Nation’s Foreign Policy is Released REVIEWS OUR ACTIONS Answers Attacks Made on St. Louis Speech Urging World Court Idea Presidential Headquarters, Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Aug. I.—Secre tary Geo. B. Christian made public last night the address President Harding was to have delivered in Sap Francisco last evening at the civic auditorium on' the accomplishments of the administration in the interna tional field, Secretary Christian’s statement an nouncing the president’s decision from his sick bed to release tho ad dress, follows: “The president before leavfig Washington and during his to Alaska prepared speeches dealing with the fundamental questions of policy and performance on the part of the administration. ’ Most of these have been ’ delivered. One. was pre pared to be delivered in San Fran-' cisco Tuesday, July 31, add advance copies of this like the others, were furnished the pre*s, awaiting release upon delivery. “The San Francisco speech was to deal with foreign relations, and was a carefully considered and carefully prepared document. But for his ill ness, the president would have de livered the speech according to sche dule: but hip being prevented he now feels that it should go to the public through the medium of the press nnd for the information and consideration of the people. Therefore he has di rected that the speech be released. In his address President Harding .presented the views of his adminis tration on pending international re lationship affecting the United States and urged participation by the Unit ed Staten in the permanent court of international justice as the next ma jor step.to be taken. Nation’s Rights Maintained “With becoming dignity we have maintained our rights; we have yielded willingly to the rights of oth ers, and we dwell in cherished and unthreatened peace,” he declared af ter enumerating the achievements of the last two pnd a half years, includ ing the conclusion of peace with Ger many, Austria, and Hungary, the arms conference and the British debt settlement. Two pending international ques tions were discussed by the chief ex ecutive. With respect to one—the recognition of Russia, he declare*), “international good faith forbids any sort of sanction of the Bolshevist policy." The othe'r question concern ed relations with Mexico and in dis cussing it, Mr. Harding said he earn estly hoped the American commission now in Mexico City Srouid achieve "definite and favorable results.” Having in the past two and a half years ns he said “strengthened our friendly relationships and done much to promote peace in. the world,? the United States, he maintained, should now do its parf to bring the blessings of peace and absence of fear of war to the other nations of the world. “Nations ought no more need re sort xto force in the settlement of their disputes or differences than do men' in thia enlightened day," he as serted. “Out of thia conviction, out of my bel|pf in a penitent world crav ing for the agencies of peace, out of the inevitable presidential contact with the world war havoc and devas tation and the measureless sorrow which attended and has followed, I> would be insensible to duty and vio late aH the sentiments of my heart and all my convictions if I failed to u|ge American support of the per manent court of intemdtional justice. “I do not know that such a court will be unfailing:, in the avoidance of 1 war, but I know it i| a atop in tho right direction, and will p#ovt an advance toward international peace for which the conflictive conscience of mankind is calling." Answers Bt. Loots Alack Evidently having in mind publish ed statements by members of ’ tho senate and ethers criticising hit St (Continued on- Page Three) PRICE FIVE CENTS SEEMS CERTAIN OF RECOVERY, ■SAWYER SAYS President's Personal Physi cian Expresses Belief That Danger Is Over HAS/ RESTFUL NIGHT Pulse Rate Improves as Does Temperature, While Res piration Remains Game Presidential Headquarter*. Pal ace Hotel, San Francisco, A<|. I (By Associated Press). —An offi cial statement leaned at It:It a. m. by the five doctors attending the President said Mr. Harding still wan *nuteA exhausted but maintained his nor dial buoynacy of spirit. At that hour the execu tive, according to the bulletin, was breathing with icon labor than previously and , there \w*s lUtle cough. 7 \j f t «*- The ftatement follows: “The President Is fairly com fortable this morning after a few hours sleep. His breathing la less labored and there la but little bough. The lung condition la about the same as yesterday. He atlll is much exhausted but main tains hia normal bouyancy of spirit. Saudi amounts of food are being taken regularly and there Is regular and,.satisfactory elim ination. The temperature is M degrees, pulse 114, respiration SO. While progress la being made every care la necessary to In sure freedom from further com plications. C E. SAWYER. M. D. RAY LYMAN WILBUR, M. D. C M. COOPER, M. D. | J. T. BOONE, M. D. t HUBERT WORK, M. D. Presidential Headquarters, Palae’ Hotel, San Francisco, Aug. 1. —Pres ident Harding today seemed certaii> of recovery, barring improbable de velopment of new complications i> his illness, or. the equally. improbabl increase of the present one.' ' Brigadier-General Charles E. Saw yer, chief of staff .of physicians oi the President's case, still was stand - ing by bis. statement of last nigl ' that the c'risfs had been pasied at 3 that “the President ia well on tb< l*6ad to recovery.” . Added to this waa tho declaration from an authoritative source the the only reason for concern over th President’s condition was because th President was the president of th> United States and not because of an. new symptoms or likelihood of any “Since we have our toxin well un der control 1 feel safe in saying w have passed the peak load of trouble, was the way General Sawyer sum - marized the. situation. “I don’t war * to be too emphatic about it becaut we always face but I feel that the crisis is over an-: that the President is well on thi road to recovery. Bulletin Shows Improvement An informal statement issued at : a. m. today by Brigadier-Genera Sawyer, the President’s personal phy sician, said Mr. Harding had spent “a very restful night and hia pulse at that hour was 114, temperature 29 and respiration 40. These figures represented decreas es in the pulse rate and temperature as compared with the last previous bulletin, the pulse rate being leas by two and the temperature 1.2 degrees lower. The respiration rate given in each bulletin was the same. , Makes Slow Progress' l Secretary Work of the interior, one of the physicians in attendance on the President, was one of the first to enter the sick chamber today. Aft or a few minutes | there he returned through the to his room conversing with who inquired concerning the chief executive. “There is nothing to add to th* statement. General Sawyer has giv< you,” Secretary Work said, addi that every symptom in the ease poiii • ed to a slow progress on the part <>i the President. There was an understanding tod>:y among members of the Presidential party that the chief executive and Mrs. Harming would return direct to Washington, leaving San Francisco ;if soon as the physicians would gi their permission for the President u begin travel. ■( ■ The route was expected to be by way of Ogden, Utah, Omaha, Nebrit s ka, and from Chicago to Waahingt< Invited to California Some of the President’s advisers yesterday expressed belief that it would be beat for him during hi? convalescence to spend sometime vis iting with Mr. William Wf-irley • Catalina Island off the southern Cal ifornia coast. Mr. Wrigloy has asked the Secretary Christian to taka'the invitation to Mr. Harding as soon a a tho chief executive can be talked to about such things hut it was under stood later, that there was no poss ibility that tho trip to Catalina wouite bo made. Railroad officials have given ests fnl study to the selection of the Overland rente and *to reeommt r a that the trip ha awde thtr way,'thf train running at comfortable speed and probably stopping at night In ol der that the President might get" vn diatnrbod rest.. • ■ v;-/ * - • ----- ss*. Telegraphein Uganda are not reliable, aa the natives cut -down the copiper win Cor fenmutete. MckliCM Mid 1m bonds.