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SECOND SECTION OUT! EDITORIAL, FEATURE, THEATRICAL, AUTOMOBILE AND FINANCIAL NEWS b VOL. XXXVI, NO. 222. HAY AM NIGHT FT LT. LCASEI) vn:n Ti:r.i:t;i:Ai'!Jic skuvice. SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, SUNDAY, AUGUST 10, 1919. A NKWSPAITR KOK THK HOME WITH ALL THF. LOCAL MIWS. PRICE SIX CENTS Bewb News- Murderer and Defender of Heroic Edith Cavell May Meet at London Bar ! nEFSSELS. Au?. Tf F.nron von der I,ancken-Walkenitz, civil governor and rrpar!'"-i by many as the real rule cf Holtum during the German occupation. 1 brought to trial at the Old Pailey in London, there will he, present an accuser whom Ianc'-:pn tried to pond to the frlng squad at the T:r National. That man 1 Gaston de Leval, ;i Bel gian attorney, legal course llor of the American K-ration and special aid to the American ambassador, Brand Whltloek. and Hugh Gibson, .secre tary of the American legation, dur ing those dark days of the German occupation In Belgium. There is bitter hrtred between JJaron Lancken, and the Belgian at torney, who risked his life In his attempt lo rave Miss IMith Cavell, the, British nurse, from execution. Mad It not lern for the interven tion of Ambassador Whltloek and Mr. Gibson a firing squad might have entertained de Leval on the morning of Oct. 21, 1915. Asks dr ICval's Dismissal. De Leval accompanied Mr. Gibson when, on Oct. 11, the American sec retary went to protest to von der I-ani k-n against execution of . the death sentence upon Mips Cavell. While the Spanish minister, the Marquis of Villalobar, was arguing with von der Lancken, who refused to Intervene, the German caught su'ht of de Leval and exclaimed: 'There is an enemy subject, what is he doing here?" Marquis Villa lobar and Mr. Gibson Immediately recognized that Iancken was at tempting to create a diversion and requ.cd de Leval to withdraw. The latter refused, saying: "I shall live to prosecute you at your trial." lanrken asked Gibson to dismiss d'j Leval from the service of the American legation. Gibson refused. A few days later Iancken came raging to tha American legation, bearing a copy iff an English paper with the story of the execution of Miss Cavell, Including Mr. Whlt b'ck's report to the state department, Gibson's narrative of the events and tie Leval's legal conclusions. "This man de Leval will have to be removed from the American le gation," said Lancken. "Under mil itary law he should be tried by a urt martial. I would recommend that tho most scvero penalty be visited upon him." on Oct. 21, 1915, Lancken return ed to the legation and demanded that de Leval be given up. Mr. Whitlock refused. De Leval went to London. where he remained throughout the war. Lam ken's parting sally to do Leval was: "We shall meet again." I Leval retorted: "I am sure the !! asure w ill be all mine." And now they may meet in Old Bailey. PROHIBITION PREVENTS CARRYING OUT OF WILL F t;TLANI. Ore.. Aug. 9. New th.;t July 1 has come and gone one provision of the will of the late Gus tave Glaser cannot be complied vith. He willed: "I do give and be uue.th unto the German Veterans i Verband Deutscher Veteran der N'ord Pacific Staaten ) the um of $.V to enable them to participate at my funeral with their flags and to havf .after the funeral a solemn draught In the truo German fash ion." The estate was valued at ? 10.000 LIVE LIZARD IN COW'S LUNG FATAL TO BOVINE CUFrHALIS. Wa.-h.. Aug. 9. A Ve lizard in the lung ef a cov a:!-d th" death here of the animal. The cw had been declining in lit ilth for tsor,H' time, her condition ULling veterinarians. .he was ' nally killed to end her misery Then an old tlm r suggested an ii ut orsy. The lizard vna found lodged in the ov"s lung. Ti animal had swallowed it while drinking water. Eagle Boats Cany in Northern AP.OARl) P. UACLK IHAT No. J. I.N WHlTb St: A. June 1 . : . Corre s j e n d once A m e r -iv.vn LiK'.e btvits t:ow ar oper ating on dispatch serUce in North Huss'.ap waters. Kagle boats Nv-. 1. ; and the nrst built e'f this type for fie An.crK'.tn 'oc ri: me-nt. arrived in Archangel afwr a t . J 0 mile i:iu under their own steam from the Atlantic seaboud ard acconlir.g tv the:r i-'a ers. haAo more than n. td -i . Crews of the lArr LCal vo- hls are ir.iltned to cb.itf tbe Jale b'at men and eall thee rai" t tlie "tin liri.-s" of the n.iy, bi t the nt: is f tlu Fa-b s arc proi'd of tieir s'a w..rti.iness and iifri'y. In Arehangtrl. at this sa.-ri .f th e;,r. ti.e weather has b en almost tropical, and the American oth't.:. wb.o had ex- pc t'd to ill.ii the are tic flli.l '-n in the , rnal uali-'ht d.i's of June, wee .nf i or.lt d, tUittk.i, vslth tfemDerature a.nd Gutierrez Gives Up Mexican Revolt MEXICO CITY, Auer. 9. Luis Gutierrez, former general in com mand of military operations In Chihuahua, has surrendered to the government commander at Villa Santiago, Nuevo Leon, and has been taken to Monterey ac cording to statements given out here by the war department and to press dispatches, from Saltillo. Gutierrez revolted In December, 1917, and since that time has been carrying on a desultory warfare against the government In vari ous northern Ptates. Rafael, a former Villa general, who has been In Havana, has returned aft- ÜL iIKEESJLOTHES U. S. Army Supplies Disposed of Readily at Auction Sales in Coblenz. WITH THE AMERICAN FÖRCHS IX GERMANY, Aug. 9. Old ma terial used by the third army on the Rhine Is being disposed of In a hurry- German civilians alone re cently have been buying from 2 5 to 40 carloads of salvaged material each day. Germans assemble in Coblenz, or the other towns where the auction sales are held, by the hundreds, some coming from Cologne, from Mayence. and others as far as Frankfort-on-Maln, Cassel and other parts of unoccupied German-. At, a recent sale In Coblenz with a German-speaking doughboy as auc tioneer 125,000. leather perklns were sold to the 'Jfcrmans for 2.000,000 marks. (The recent army exchange on marks is 2.50 marks for one franc). The Fame day 30.000 rain coats, many of them having been used by American soldiers during the war, were sold for 2F.0.O00 marks. liny .Masks for Rubber. The Germans, eagerly buy any thing offered by the Americans, par ticularly any articles containing leather or rubber. Ten thousand American-made gas masks were sold a few days ago to civilians who planned to make use of the rubber for commercial purposes. More lhan 100 tons of harness, some of It German made and abandoned after 'he armistice, were disposed of at i recent auction sale near Coblenz. Forty thousand pairs of American Held shoes, many of which had been worn ami torn in the march of the doughboys ffom Luxembourg to the ! Thine in December, were sold in J lots at a special sale. PROMINENT KOREANS IN MOVE FOR INDEPENDENCE ARRESTED BY JAPANESE SUOn KOKISA. Auk. ?- For drawing up a petition to the. Jap anese government for the restora tion of independence to Korea and for ' distributing it to Tokio news papers Viscount Kin In-shoku, Vis count IU Yo-shoku and three other Koreans have been arrested on charge of violating the law for the preservation of peace. have benn found probably guilty in thf Soul district court and committed for ! trial. Viscount Kin is president of the Keiirakuln college. One of the pe;i tions was presented to the Japanese I premier with a request that the mat j ter be brought to the attention of I the Lmperor. Dispatches Russian Waters hunshine thai ir.:ivle white duck the preset ibed uniform. Two houis out of Archangel, b.owever, at the entrance to the White ea, the La sie:; ran into a c'd gale and snow storm w'hieh set the licht craft to.-slns ;.nd rolling and forced the cre s ;v:icl.l into thc'r woolens and oilskins. However, the Kagles kept ploushimi alon to their 'N-iirse, and arrive I in Kent har bor neu.e the weise for one ef the wcit btter:nps they have et received. With their t -vo fojr-ineh iuns, one three-inch anti-air-eraft uun. ar. i :nachi;u -gun .i ntt -; ir -plane att r, the Falles miht be ie-c:'j to iw a K"o l aicount ef tliemsehe-. s..' the e:heers. against nil'iiuri.H? or u itbove the water craft ef anythiuc neir their size. Tl1. three :.o;ts operating in tie White e-.t art under the coniniand of IJv-!:t. Cotft-nander Norrn.m .-c tt. F. S. X., w hes" b'oi,. ik tn i niiiajl-LDdlu. I I Marshal . V, -. v . i- . - " ' . : - i ' : r . . .... , . , .: - v . . ' . .." . ' . . . - : . . .. . er . . ' ., . ir?-'"lr' r- . --. -'- ' I ' : -. v: - r- -j : - . ' " . " : ;?r- t rrJ73 rS - . ? MARSHAL PETAiN DECORATING MAvJ. GEN. Andre v. Brewstcr. Palatial "House of Tiles" in Mexico City Now Drugstore Famous Structure in Moorish Design, Once Family Seat, Then Jockev Club, Now Turned to Commercial Use. MEXICO CITY. Au-. L. Th : conversion of the "House uf Tiles' itito a tpical Aiie.ic.un drug store marks the ia.-ing of one of the most ptlatial and uni'iue structures eer erected in this city of intcrestiim buildh.gs. Man persons in the I'nitcd States re member the 'ioue as the J club, t!:e inost cxchiaive and aris tocratic pi tici- of iis kind in the re public, out for the past f.w years it has stood on a prominent eloun tevn corr r, a bleak, decrepit structure, whose shiny and jaudv exterior of tile g xw evideme of its furtner glory. Some time in Au gust it will open for business as a elru tor'. The date v. hen ihr, building' s foundations were laid is lost in obscuiity. but it is tbougbt that it was started about -'J6. Later 1. came inte the- possession ef toii Luisde Kiveio, man of varied career, !u was responsible fr its exterior coat of tiles. These latter are 01 bltic. yeliow aial wJiite, Mceuish in dt&i.mi, ond weie made by :iriis;tns Iroiuht from Talavri. Sjain. b the lminican friars in the IHth ee-ntury. They Britons Map out W orld Markets LUNDON, Aug. . Th Federa tion ff ltritish industries which is composed of more than ?00 of liritain's laret manufacturers and associations of manufacturers has formulated plans for an eivrr seas organization which contem plates the appointment in every market of the world of a com missioner to be assisted where ad visable by expert advisers. For its purpose the federation has divided the world into 21 area? and already has appointed a commissioner for some of them. The purpose of the federation is to explore the possibilities of all markets and to further British trade by providing information for Hritish manufacturer?. HUBBYS PAY ALIMONY ACCORDING TO INCOME .T. Louis. Mo.. Aus'. ?. pi verces. alwajs expensive, ore prowr ing more so daily, records of the circuit court show. Court costs hae not increased, but ahmony al lowances are larger, and even attor neys' fees are coing up. The ability ef the husband to pay'j is the chief consideration of courts i in hxi:i?r allowances, according to Circuit Court Judc" Ltndwehr. And the ability to pay row is greater with increased incomes. it.ooo jaim:m: i:Tint LOVi:U CALIFORNIA MHNK O CITY. Aug:. 5 Three thousand Japanese have arrived in lower California with the vi dMit intention of settling there, say Mexican newspapers which ad 1 that It is believed many of these immigrant Japanese crossed the international boundary and made secret entrance to the I'nitrd States. of France Decorating Heroes were modeled ;p a special cora.nic ' ictory at I'tie-bla, about 70 miles tlistant, and tile completion of tiii.s b'coiation was tiie occiioii tor .t ptii'litr eele bration. The farnily of Don iuis ic liivero. wno later bet aide the Couiit oi .riz :.--ru. remained in psses.-jon of tht. house until the time of the ill-fated Lmperor .ia.iniiiian. 11 j iat cM'i;j!it v a?- a sistt-r el the (lion Count do Driz iba, upon whom the nipcior onfeiieU the title oi" Marqticsa de Ciria. Later the .trucU're was taker. -r ly the JiKkey club and con verted into a sumptuous club b.oiisf. Sbirits of fabulous sur. s Aon and lost at bis amn g tallies persist t- this day. Stirling rtvo lution;iiy times (annd its aban tlonment and for se'-er.il cars the 1'tiilding was vacant uniil the. pres ent lessees secured it for a period of :'' ve ils. Inelicathe, perhaps of an inten tion by the government to restore it latei i the fact that, before feneration started. photographs were taken of ali intcrtsiing por tions of the building, including th s hue carved dour. MEXICO CITY RESUMES GAY SOCIAL WHIRL AS WAR'S GLOOM IS LIFTED MEXICO CITY. Aug. 9. The end of ihe w::r ha breu-ht a revival in , mis city's social life whicn. through out the war, retletlea the serious mcod that prevaileel in the capital. en' so many other ov-rnments. The vauous foreign colonics vhich con tribute mi'ih to society here hae resumed a schedule of ba'ls, recep tions and banquets which for three years had been neglected for mor ; erious war wvrk. To &hov that the victims of the war hae not beer, loreiten an allied nias juerade ball i; te be civep soon for the benefit of the Lelian orphans, litis prom ises to be one ft the gala eents o( the social season. :Jarked cordiality is shoun by the members of the best Mexitan so- e iety r.ics. t the , arious f reis'i co'.o- n.LCO;Y FALLS. 7 KILLF.I). YOKOHAMA. Aug. 0. Two bal conies in a mo iny picture theater here recently crashed to the lioor. bringing many hundreds of people with them. ,Soen jeiso:;s were Kill ed and 200 injured. Inst cure gal lery supports caused the accident. KKi:P GOLD IN MEXICO. MEXICO, CITY, Aug. ?. N&w regulations for the mining industry in Mexico prohibit the exportation of gold In any form but approve the marketing in foreign countries of silver and copper. RED CROSS ENTERTAINS SERBIAN KIDS: GIVE 'EM CAKE 'N EVERYTHING It EI AIR A DE, Aug. 9. Ten thou sand orphans and school children assembled the other day at Kalemep don. the beautiful park on the heights above the Save river, to eat their fill of ice cream, cake and cherries and chocolate as guests of the American Red Cross and the American relief administration. The American colony bought ev ery ounce of ice cream in town, enough to give a heaping plateful to each child. A huge wagonload of cherries was beside one of th booths. The park was bright with American a-mi Jugo-Slav Hags. CCHI FIGHTSTO B MURDER SENTENCE I Slayer of Ruth Cruger Sure of Doom in Italy, Juror's Opinion. BOLOGNA. Italy, Aug. 3. Jury men who sat in the last session of the court which has been trying Al fredo Cocchi for the murder of Huth Cruger in New York, have told The j Associated Press correspondent that I they saw little hope for Cocchi In his dramatic tale in which he ac cused his own wife of killing the New York cirl and admitted he mutilated .Miss Cruger's body to protect his wife. The lurors said Cocchi's story had robbed him of any pity the jury might otherwise have. "Ho gained nothing by Ids dramatic presentation in the court of the affair," said one juryman. "The very descrip tion of the incidents was enough to tuvue him disre garding any of the nmtives that might have liad. His tale was tvrtalnly oll prepared for hint. (r rourse. It Is crtainly his plan to have this trial poM lwmcd again antl a pain so that he will be entitled to receive his meals In prison instead of sulTering solitary onflnemcnt." Cocchi's counsel lias obtained an other delay in the trial. According to Italian criminal procedure, any eonvicteel man would have deducted from his sentence all the time he served in prison prior to his trial so that all the time CicchI delays the sentence will be much time saved from hard labor and solitary con finement, if he is convicted. "Cocchi knows that he Is a doomed man. That is why he is playing for delay," said one Juror to the Associated Fress correspondent. j Fres t Judge liagnoii, wno, ac t cording to Italian practice, conducts ! the cross-examination, there being ' no private prosecutor present, stated hf would use all his powers to bring all the evidence before the jury, re questing. If necessary, witnesses from America, NORWEGIAN LABOR PARTY ENCOUNTERS A SPLIT LONDON. Aug. 9. There has been a split in the Norwegian labor party after Ur decision to' affiliate with the Moscow International group, according to Information re- celved here. A new democratic proup composed of moderate and headed by Mr. Ruen, president of the Storthing, has been formed in opposition to the party. The labor movement In Norway is organized somewhat on the lines of the British movement. There is a trade union organization including all the skilled unions with a total membership of about 105.000. This guard the economic interests of the workers. Purely political questions are dealt with by the socialist party or Norwegian labor party which, It if stated, has a paying membership of 9 4, COO members. YOUNG FORTUNK TKLL.KR. FLORENCE. Italy. Aug. 9. Franeesea GilardinI, six years old, is repardfd here as the ycingest fortune-teller in the world. She Is anxiously awaiting the lifting of the ban on American tourist!. KIN DEUT N JAPAN THREATENS TO ACT IN CHINA TOKIO, Aug. 9 Premier Hara rectmtly told political ixirty del egation tliat "MmmiU the liturl ancr In China continue, .Japan may be eomKlIctl to adopt suit able measures f(r the Kifeguard Ing of Japanese interests.' It was reiHirtctl on July '2S that 1 Vance. Great Britain. Italy, Ja pan and the Tnitixl States made friendly representations to tlx Chinese goemment urging the Hcttlemenit f the long-standing quarrel between north and south China rjirt strongly ad Ising against the resumption of armed MEXICO SAYS U. S. FIRM WAS REMOVED BECAUSE DID NOT FILL CONTRACT MEXICO CITY. Aug. J. Ques tioned rege nling the repoi ted diplo- j matic protest by the United States goernmen' against the nulhucation of the concession held by the "Con. pania Cor. structoi a Richardson, rf. A.," to utilize the waters of the Yaqui river. Factor Itouaix. secre tary oi development, is quoted by i-1 lemoerata as saying that the con cession was cancelled beeacse the company had not tulfillee. the con ditions relative to furnishing water for irrigation purposes and develop ment work upon which the conces sion was granted. The paper also states that. a;coiel ing to the secretary, the tompan" irrigation system has been expropri ated by the government for the puu lic good, after compensotion had been fixed on the basis of the cost of development work already done. NEWSBOY GETS MEDAL, THEN BACKT0 0LD STAND DES MOINES, la.. Aug. 9. Pat Ryan, a newsboy, has returned to his old corner after an absence of many months overseas. He wears the Croix le Guerre. "How did I get it? Oh, the big chief gave me some papers to de liver to another fellow," he said. The records show that Cpl. Ryan, Co- B, 168th Infantry, went delib erately through German barrages and machine gun fire to deliver im portant orders ami that his con duct was an Inspiration to his com rades. Ryan also Introduced American newspaper enterprise in Paris where in a single day he sold 120.000 copies of the Stars and Stripes. Then he was made Paris circulation man ager of the paper. Now Pat Is back at his ol cor ner here. FINANCIAL SITUATION IN JUGOSLAVIA DIFFICULT BELGRADE. Serbia. Aug. 9. The chief difficulty at present is the financial situation, says Col. D. M. Stewart, of the United Stes army, retired, who has investigated the economic situation in the new Jugo slav kingdom for several large American corporations. "The immense amount of interior currency in circulation, at least 7. 000,000 Austrian kronen, has im peded establishment of trade." he said. "American business represen tatives have no difficulty in obtain ing orders. The trouble coms In the proper solution of the problem of payment." Steos have been taken to estab lish banking communications be tween this country and America. SUNDAY SCHOOL FOLK MAY LIVE LIKE JAPANESE TOKIO, Aug. 9. A proposal that the foreign delegates to the Inter national Sunday school convention to be htld In Tokio in the autumn of 1920 be lodged In Japanese houses has been made by Japanese. It is suggested that 1,000 Japanese families open their homes to the vis itors and that the delegates be giv en an opportunity to experience1 something of real Japan. They j would sleep on mattresses laid on the totaml or straw-matting floor. I and they would move in stockinged feet Instead of shoes or boots. In stead of opening doors and windows, they would get used to shoji, or pa per covered slicing panels. Instead of reclining In chairs and divans, they would sit on the spotless ta taml floor and get accustomed to the simplicity of Japanese internal decoration. In the morning each Japanese host or hostess would supply the two or three foreign guests with bread, milk and eggs, giving a Ja panese breakfast only when the for eigner requested it. Luncheon and dinner could be taken by the dele gates in the hotels. A writer says: "It is not only the i practical solution of the difficulty but it will also erve towards break ing up the barrier that has been for so many years a stumbling block to perfect un ierstanding and friend ship with foreigners. Wisconsin Saves More Than Million and Half Despite Rising Costs Mexican Assails Modes as Pagan MEXICO CITY, Aug. 9. Mod ern styles of dress and coifTur were the subject of ism recently by Dr Rio, archbishop of much critic Moray dH Mexico, who read an open letter to his parish ioners declaiming apainst ex tremes in toilet and asking moth ers to refrain from appearing in exaggerated costumes and from allowing tluir children to do so. The archbishop termed modern styles "an advance toward pagan ism" and recommended that in church at leat the women re turn to the use of the veil and mantilla. IC STATES Washington, Oregon and Cali fornia Have Contributed Al most Four Million Tons. SAN FRANCISCO. Aap. 9. The three Pacific coast states of Wash ington. Oregon and California will have contributed 3.721,524 dead weight tons of ships at the elose of tho 1919 building program accord ing to the approximate figures given out here Saturday by the Cnitcd States shipping board. In all, 4 72 ships will have been added to the American merchant marine sine the intensive war time shipbuilding began to "bridcre the Atlantic" in the battle waged against the Ger man submarines. Steel and wooden ships to the number of 318 with a tonnage of :- 336. is the estimated production of Washington and Oregon ship yards from the beginning of the war to the completion of the 1919 program. Of these 245 are steel and 73 of wood. In California the total tonnape of steel vessels to be constructed to the end of 1919 is 1,192,53s. Of wooden vessels, constructed or under con struction. California's contribution is 28 with a total dead weight tonnage of 177,000. Concrete 5hips are rep resented by 15,000 tons. TUNIS WOULD BECOME A GREAT AERIAL CENTER TUNIS. Aug. 9. (French Wire less Service.) The Tunisian com mission of aerial transports has drawn up a vast program of colonial aviation and recommends that a great atrial transport center be es tablished here to centralize aerial trafllc over the Mediterranean sen. The commission argues that Tunis occupies an advantageous position at the junction of French and inter tional Mediterranean and that a regular aerial rervice should be es tablished between the city of Tunis and the rest of this French protec torate. Already a line of airplanes is in operation between Gabes and tho frontier of Tripoli. This may be extended later to Tunis. GERMANY IS AT WORK FOR MEXICO'S TRADE MEXICO CITY, Aug. 9. The German government intends to tie vote a great portion of its commer cial activity to a reIval of Its trade legations with Latin-American coun tries, according to communication just forward' d to Mexican officials here by Arthur cn Ma-gnus. repre sentative of the Grr ar government in Mexico. He asked for complete information in regard to the de man for German product here.- PACI BUI D MANY SHIPS Caruso, Back in Italy, Forced to Give Up Motors and Food FLORHNCK, Italy. Aug. 1. Fi od 's now being allotted to Ln rieo Carut-o, opera singer of the Metropolitan Opera company of New York. v.h e picturesque Rad ian villa is Mluated on Uq heUnts of Si?na-Lastra, nine miles from here, em tne same ratio as to the peasants in this tectum. The i.e-.v deluxe A r.eriran i:nou.sine he inrurttil v. as corn- munde ered by the military author ities, while the Italian motor ear he owned was requis.tione el by th prelect of the commune of .Sigr.a Iütra. The work eemmitte.-. of the district had had their ees upon his ilia, for manj da s and wheit the outbreak a-ain.-t the high cost e.f liiig ocxurie.J here a few weeks he", made an in ventory of hi cell.'r ar.i pinny, told him he had far too much for one man and his s nail f.mi! to live uijon and seized some f the MADISON. W! . Aur. P. How Wisconsin saved mre than a rvr.l l.on and a half dollars, despite hich : prices in Ins four jeirs will be e- plained at a meeting cf the secre taries of st?te of nil th AmT'.i in I commonwealths. Tb.ev ha lern inv ited here Aug. 27 and 2 to dis cus the advisability cf n v'.tte p :r-cha-ing ace-nt. Wisconsin ha ir.g ben on f the pioneers in the empb'vmcr.t of : h a state official and w ith results v n ridered so grat 'tying, has been a ' -cd to explain to the .f:.( ,als of .Hier states tho details of the accomplish ment. Gov. Emanuel Philipp, who conceived and put through the "efficiency" program in the .cur chase of state pupplies, and M. C. Rlumenfeld. tn p;rcl:a:ng agent he appointed and wh actually car ried out the plan, will among ths ! speakers, together w ith other state j ( facials and husines n; n j et to bt ar.r ounced. I Efficiency Was Plank. Gov. Philllpp was elected to office in 1914 on a platform that in cluded a business efficiency plank. A successful business man himself, he selected Mr. Rlumenfeld as stat purchasing aicent t-ccause of th lat ter's having been a buyer for vari ous larg corporations for a num- 1 ber of years. Then began the at I tempt to demonstrate what eould i J accomplished through up-to-date bu:-iness methods, an undertaking the administration claims has amply justified the continuance of the plan and its adoption by other states. A mimeograph and multigraph department, used by all the state de partments, was installed, with a re sultant saving of $97. '"'0 claimed. Careful buying at the right time and plac with goods to he delivered F. O. R. Capitol Instead of F. O. Ii. Madison, is declared to have sacd $7,tilO in e'artage alone. Sine $20O.km On Paier. Other accomplishments of :hs purchasing agent to which the gov erned and his friends point include a saving of 5 4.7-2, claimed to be the result e-f emploin skilled paint ri to elo all the rcfinishing and sign work, and an item of $n,!75 credited to tiie saving fund through plarinu Ihe gardening work of the capitol grounds on tho shouldeis of the capitol labor force. Then came an alleged saing of $220,420 in the printing and paper used hy the vari ous state departments, including the stato university and all state nor ma! schools, and at a time when prices of paper and all offlco sup plies were rapidly advancing, and the attention of other states was at tracted. It is claimed that when Mr. Rlumenfeld took ofSce tho purchas ing department waa paying 28 centa to 4t cents a pair for automobil plates when steel prices were low but t:.at he succeeded In buying th plates at from 9 to 11 cents a pair in the face of the advancing eteel prices, with a further entry n the saving of J101.2O0. The present purchasing agent also claims credll for having more than trebled th state's insured property and effected a saving for the state equal to that before lie took office by demonstrat ing to the legislature that, although the state carries its own Insurance, the premiums were too high. Inquiries have been received from many sources as to how these gov ernmental economies were accorny '.ished. BRITAIN TO COMPETE WITH U.S. IN NEAR EAST j lly Atsjc!atd I'res; I LONDON, Aug. 9. Organization with a capital e.f of the I'ar;t Co. $ S.OOC'.OOI. for developing trade !. tweeu Great Rritain and the n'-ar eastern countries has L?en an nounced here. The American Chamber of Com merce in London compares this company to the J2 0,0 0 O.o 0 Ameri can Foreign Trade corporation, or ganized to develop American t -ad in the near east nd which is estab lishing headquarters in Constanti nople, Smyrna, Syria and on th "Rlack sen and suggei-ts that in; r- esting competition v. ill resjlt. wine in n.S: cellar. I : alfair, .ghor Car so i: Aso' l it 1 r's-- oir: to "I w as vis:!'-d b a d:-t: i t. 5 corr.rr.is. en of n: m . ( 0.ne;. el I,;. ; . f 1 u u no.' is .lit , - obi red streamer-. Tl.e r y mode f ;;f. :; have sine- b t v. i t,i rit-r th'. ir .:;a!.'i it -. "Y know w f iiu 1 me 1 I d t her- tv' to e-lt. oJgh. W- r.a e u. i ll M( I ül - : ! P?i- -Mtl autom o,:.i' e t a b n . i ti. " ...p V in t he . s and ii ive .i . I d rot r. i . : -1 w 1 . i I Mil do in the t ill --. I J' .;. Italian govcrnu er.t rnor fl. i i.:i!lion lire' ta- a y tr, let 1 üfk for hi: ' pt : vti-n f-r I rot 1 ' V. 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