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Friday, July 29, 1921 Page Eleven SHOULD NOT BE PROFITS IN POSTAL SAVINGS Postmaster General Hays Is mak ing strenuous efforts to reform the postal savings department of the post office service, since be believes that this department has not been run in the past sufficiently in the interest of the. depositors. He is opposed to the government making e nJP profits out of this department, believing that it should be conducted for the tftnefic of the small depositors, many of -whom prefer tiMB form of banking to any other. Om anvantage of the system, recently innovated, is that the depositor can withdraw his sav ings from any postal bask, no mat ter where he may have made his de posit. According to the postmaster general there exe millions of dollars lying idle in thousands of homes. This la the money that ought to be brought Into the postal banks. Aa an inducement to depositors ITtiya wishes to have the Interest rate In creased, to increase the number of places where deposits can be made, to remove the youth limit, and to generally reform the' system at the top. The postmaster general maintains that a reform of the service iwould aid the business of the country by releasing a vast hoarded wealth. About 7ft per cent, of the postal sav ings depositors are either foreign bora or of foreign extraction, and most of these people trust no one save the government There is no reason why there ehould be national profiteering at their expense. At present there are slightly over half a million accounts throughout the country, aggregating $161,000,000. Bridgeport la the thirtieth city in size of postal savings although it te only seventieth in size of the post of fice. One thousand six hundred and thinty-five accounts here total over half a million dollars. During the past months of business depression the savings were gTeatly lessened, but the falling off In both accounts and deposits has shown a marked tendency towards stopping In the past three months. In June the with drawals were only half of what they were in April. In April there were only f3 new accounts. - In May 60, and In June 73. One hundred and fifty-three accounts tsrere closed in April and 121 were closed in June, LEAGUElffS RID OF STRIKES AND STRIKERS Buenos Aires, July 29 Like the Fascist! of Italy the Argentine Patri otic League, a semi-military organi zation, has undertaken the task of putting down the anarchists. Com munists and the extremist elements generally of Argentina, particularly in Buenos Aires. The League's first attempt hag re sulted In what Its leaders declare an unqualified success. The League was backed by virtually the entire business Interest of the capital which had become tired of unpatriotic man ifestations of Communists labor un ions, what they considered to be causeless strikes and sabotage, the flaunting of red flags, bomb outrages, and more particularly by the demor alization of commerce caused by a strike of a Communist union ot ste vedores who had tied up the port for two weeks. The seemingly benevolent attitude of the government toward what they held to toe the unwarranted demands of the union had tried their patience and they were determined to take matters in their own hands to the point of armed Intervention. Jf nec essary. Today several score of the exert mist element, including numerous ag itators of foreign birth, are in Jail, some are In the hospital, several hun dred others' have been under arrest, a general strike called as a protest against the strong handed activities of the Patriotic league, ha fallen to pieces and the port services have been released from the heretofore complete control of the Stevedores' Union. The government's policy of lenien cy toward many of the activities of radical syndicalism to which the in terests behind the League objected changed almost overnight to one of stern suppression of any attempt to deny the right of free labor to work or to upset the peace of the country. "What the Patriotic League set out to do, the government did itself. The conflict centered upon the Is sue whether the government would give protection to non-union truck men to whom the members of the stevedores' union refused to allow to deliver the goods they unloaded from the ships. On this point the Argen tine Patriotic league was backed up by the Labor Protective Association ( and the Centro de Navegacion, an as sociation of steamship agents repre senting the overseas steamship lines of foreign nationality. The refusal of the Stevedores union to deliver any goods to non-union truckmen was aimed at a so-called "outcast" union of truckmen. The various- steps which led up to the victory of the anti-radical ele ments have been previously reported by cable but it is only by eonsider ering them together that their sig nificance is appreciated. The anti-radical organizations forc ed the issue by sending non-union truckmen to the waterfront but found it closed by a cordon of police and marines and the stevedores on strike. For two weeks It was com pletely tied up while the government endeavored to reconcile the differ ences of the labor unions. This fail ed. It was then announced that the government would exclude all outcast or non-union truckmen, who were not allied with the striking stevedores but this decree was never issued for the Centro de Navegacion sent a strongly worded note to the govern ment threatening to boycott the port of Buenos Aires by withdralwng their ships if the Stevedores union was permitted to dominate the situation. At the same time the government learned that British and American meat packing plants which buy most of Argentina's cattle were in sympa thy with the steamship companies and were planning to close down. Five thousand members of the La bor Protective association sent a de mand to government officials for the right to employ free labor In the port. In answer the government guaran teed this right. However, when non union truckmen reported for work ' t the piers the next day they were fired upon by union stevedores, the pollre asserted. The labor associa tion then demanded police protec tion. Then came an event thni almost set Buenos Aires on fire with patrio tic indignation. On May 25, Argen tina's most important national holi day, there appeared on bill boards and in radical newspapers a mam . festo signed by the officers of the Chauffeurs' union calling a strike in protest against what they described as a "bachanal of drunken bourgeois patriotism." This aroused the wrath of the pa triotic league and resulted in the raid on the headquarters of the Chauffeur' unle attended' jr shoot- We have induced them to join the move! Have told them that our Sale has proven our contention that "the peo ple will buy" if inducements are offered!! Not 10 per cent, off; nor 20 per cent off; BUT AT LEAST HALF OFF!! We told them we would take their entire stocks on this basis; ON A BASIS THAT MEANT LOSS TO THEM AND GAIN TO OUR CUSTOMERS. We persuaded 20 Bed Room Furniture Factories to join the move!! Eleven large Windows you may realize the PRICE the factories and Hadley's. The Following Chamber Suites And--Hundreds of Others! ! And, Remember: "Terms to Suit' At Hadley's ft TWENTY COLONIAL THREE This Suite, Includes Iresser, Chiffonier and Full Sized Bed. While not like the above illustra tion. In detail, at the price quoted, it is sure to impress you. Every piece of good construction and Golden. Quartered Oak Finish. Tins EXACT FOUR PC SUITE AS SHOWN COMPLETE Another exampta of RALK VALUES This fine Suite Including Dresser, Chiffonette, Four Poster Bed and Toilet Table In your choice of Mahogany or Walnut Complete at this price AND On Terms to suit your convenience!! See this Suite In our Wliulow Dispays. NOTICE THIS SUITE FOUR A Suite tl'rt has been retailing for $475.00!! A Suite that. .i-tofore, couldn't be purchased WHOLESALE at the price above!! But NOW OFFERED TO YOU at the lowest price ever!! Just as shown Suite includes Dresser, Bow End Bed. Semi-Vanity and Chifforette. Choice of American Walnut, Bird's Eye Maple or Mahogany. dowslS ing ttk which two chauffeurs were ille. Chauffeurs found there were compelled to sing the Argentine na tional anthem. From that moment the attitude of the government changed. The police closed the offices of the Chauffeurs' union and arrested several hundred of its members. Haunts of agitators, anarchists and Communists were raided and whole sale arrests made. When work was resumed after the holiday the report was occupied by militia and armed guards of the Ar gentine Patriotic league escorted non union laborers to work but their pro tection was not needed for it was giv en by Argentine cavalry. The non union men were ree to work. The steTdores again declared a strike, whereupon the police closed their headquarters and arrested some of them. The Argentine Maritime Federation and the Argentine Labor Federation endeavored to start a general strike to force the suppres sion of the Argentine Patriotic league and the release of all laborers who had been arrested. The police raided the Joint meet ings of these two organizations and arrested tnlr leaders. Some of the Communist unions went on strike but' the movement failed when the pow erful railroad brotherhoods and tram way employes refused to go out. Now. all have gone back to work, including the stevedores who are working side by side with non-union laborers. They are the same steve dores who for more than a month boycotted the Munson liner, Martha Washington. FCLFILL TREATY. Riga, LatJvIa.,Ju!y 29 After nearly two years, Soviet Russia has practi cally fulfilled the most difficult part of its peace treaty with Latvia, the delivery to Latvia, of railway roiling stock taken from the Baltie province during the various evacuations and military campaigns in the German war and the minor wars succeeding It. Up to Jane 15, 90 locomotives and 1.800 cars hav been received from Russia by virtue of the peace treaty. Twenty locomotives and 400 ears are -et to be received. Much of this roll 'ng stock is described as "sick." ne essitating heavy repairs. " - 0 . devoted to Bed Room Suites exclusively!! So that at a glance, REDUCTIONS that have resulted from this concerted action of . v . . lira PC SUITES NOW MARKED t Terms to Suit mmmm s12950 Terms to Suit I BIG 11 CO vS COMPLETE FOR s 19350 Terms to Suit See it in the Win- : if! "j UNSULLIED BY INTERVIEWS, CARED FOR AS A BABE, JOHN D. RESTS AT EASE , BEYOND THE GATES IMPENETRABLE By FRANK. W. GETTY. International News Service Staff Cor respondent. Tarrytown. N. Y.. July 29 John D. has outdone Georges C. The former has two rows of barb ed .wire to keep away reporters. Ever since he became the world's richest man, John D. Rockefeller has been the goal of Journalism. Thou sands of would-be reporters have dashed their ambition against the close-barred gates and high walls of the Rockefeller estates, One or two have made their way through in the past twenty years or eo. It's just as hard today, "Run out to Tarrytown," says the editor, "and interview John IX Rock efeller. "Anything he says will be interesting." "It probably would be. The bnly trouble is John D. won't say any thing. The aspiring reporter eemea out to Tarrytown, gets off the train, looks around, and the tail men all grin. They have seen them eome that way and go far years and years, The reporter rides, up to the "Sis ters Gate," a twenty-five cent trip that eosts him a dollar and a half, A one-armed guardian, who has been holding down a camp-chair just in side the grounds, eauntera to the por tal with a pleasant grin, The grin is eneouraging, But the guardian is not, "You can eail up Mr, Davis the Oil King's secretary) if you like," he suggests. Through the high Iron gats the re porter catches a glimpse of pleasant, rolling lawns, Jahn D, himself is nowhere in sight. So the reporter rings up Mr. Davis. Mr. Davis's voice, like the gate guar dian's grin, is encouraging. But, alas, for ambition, his words are not! "Mr. Rockefeller never gives out interviews, ft js a rule ef pwestf These Stocks have been arriving all this month!!!, Hun dreds of Bed Room Suites have been added to our heavy dis plays And Every one marked, on the basis of cost LESS THAN HALF!!. For the same reason that we made these big purchases so it is to your best interests to investigate these values Study the SAVINGS And place your order NOW!! THIS FOUR PIECE PERIOD Almost exactly as pictured! above, this Four Piece Brown Oak Suite Included Dresser, Chif fonettc. Full Sized Bed and Triplicate Mirrored Toilet Table. Never was a Suite of this Quality and Size priced as low as In this Sale!! FOUR PCS. AS SHOWN MAIIOG. OR BIRD'S EYE MAPLE Every lover of "plain line -products" will ad mire this beautiful Four Piece Suite. The carved decorations are very impressive. Dresser, Chif rontte, Toilet Table and Full Sized Bed just as shown, and. In your choice of Bird's Eye Maple or Brown Mahogany Finish Complete for $179.50. See this suite to appreciate the value. i 'TTr''TTC rvvi THIS FINE SUITE IN AMERICAN WALNUT COMPLETE Another "Mircle Value" and nothing short m. jm mm gm of that expression!! For this fine big Walnut J K9U Suite would have been considered a rare bargain M I at this price ten years ago, even!! Uke illustra tion, including Dresser, Chifforette, Bed and Semi-Vanity Table. Every piece Master Cabinet Makers and guaranteed by themv and Hadley's. years' standing," he says with an air of finality, "How about getting in for a look about the grounds? Feature story," suggests the reporter. Barbed Wire Goes on Forever. But they have heard that before at Pocantico Hills, "If you will go to New Yerk and apply to t&e Rockefeller foundation, and present the proper credentials, perhaps they will arrange for a guide to take you in," says Mr, Davis, pleas antly, "Of course, I ean't say, for it hasn't been done; but I wouldn't say it was impossible. Isn't it warm? Goad day," Following the conversation, if his ambition and expense account per mit, the reporter makes a tour of tha grounds, A bumpy road winds interminably through pleasant hilly eountry, with a view of the Hudson on the right and two higth fences of the best barbed wire on the left. Pre sent. y the Hudson fades from view, but the barbed wire does not. After & while one comes te the other gate, Focantiee Gate, The only difference here is that the guardian has two arms. "I'm just a stray visitor ever from England," says the reporter. "I'd like, if yen may, please, to leok at the grounds, I will promise not to pick flowers," "You &g man," says Cue uMf. "You are the four hundred MM sev enth cub reporter that has toM me that sines Mareh first. KJadiy keep right on going and ye will strike the main road back to the station." - The barbed wire goes on forever. Fear of cranks, and the necessity of having some time to himself in which to make a little money, keeps the world's richest man penned up inside his gilded cage. He has been secluded so long that many people have ceased to think of him as S. per sonality, until pole-cats get onto his gelfrUnka or na has a birthday or It behooves every person plays!! Every Suite has been prices ever quoted!! SUITE-WAS $240 NOW SO Terms to Suit $17950 I Terms to Suit Terms to Suit a product of some dietian Invents a new menu. But he is easy in his mind. The encircling -walla and red taps make getting into a war-ssone or Georges CarpentieriB training Quarters seem simple la comparison with crashing through John L), GAS IS MADE FROM OAK LOGS London, July 2'9. Gas made from old oak logs Is now being supplied sutJoeaafullly to the Inhabitants of Steyning in Sussex, Other towns are rapidly following suit. It is claimed that this wood gas has practically the same heating and lighting prop erties as coal gas and its use means a saving of more than half a dollar per 1,000. cutoio feet to the custom er, . , The Bteynlng gas works being threatened wkth closure owing to the prohJbrtive price of coal, about Ave pounds a ton,' the carbonisation of wood was resorted to as an experi ment, with the result that wood gas has been definitely adopted as an illuminant until the price ef eoal comes down. At Birmingham, old road pavimj bleeks have been converted into wood gas with equally satisfactory results, PLAN OFFERS LAYMEN BIG OPPORTUNITY Ohieage, July "29. A plan has been Inaugurated by L, F- Bower, of Chi cago, direetor of Lay Activities of the ' Methodist Episcopal church, which promises to open up a great field of opportunity for laymen who desire to devote all or a large por tion ef their time to church work, according to jB. statement issued to day toy the Committee on Conserva tion aad Advance 01 uie c-ourcn. ix 'coil The idea, according to the proapetMhe difficulties, the Iravigasiene Gene WL IfWl High qualitied merchandise is now being offered at ac tually less than what the poorer grades have been selling for!! Below we illustrate a few of the many Suites that have been "sacrificed" by the makers!! If you visit this store yn'Il find hundreds of others In every design, fin ish and size. This is Bed Room Furniture Week!! Antici pate your future needs! interested in Chamber Furniture to see these unusual dis-? "price cut" until a new basis has been reached. The lowest THIS SUITE IN MAHOGANY, Just as you see It above Dresser, Chiffonier and FuU Sized Bed Finished in your choice of woods as stated Complete for less than half its price of but a few months ago!! , - j V, HK1 f . . . -ft LOUIS XVI SUITE IVORY, MAHOGANY OR WALNUT Just imagine buying such a Suite as the one ' illustrated above for so low a price And 5 ClCsSCj Choosing your preference as to the Woods, etc.!! g Almost exactly as pictured including large Dresser, Triplicate Morrired Toilet Table, Ohif- - fonette and Full Sized Bow End Bed. Now dis- 1 Terms to Suit played In Windows!! SIX PC GRAY AND POLYCHROME SUITE COMPLETE One of the latest Grand Kapids Products!! This Gray or "Putty" color Suite handsomely trimmed in Polychrome. Suite includes Dresser, Chifforette, Bed, Toilet Table, Chair and Rocker. Such a Suite formerly sold for $750.00 and anyone who takes advantage of this Sale Price may feel fortunate, Indeed!! tus Is to obtain some man of nation al prominence in some field of work, to head the committee ef laymen in each area of the church. In the case of the Buffalo area, the first to announce a head to their Lay 00m mittee, Howard S, Kennedy, a retired financier and business man, has been obtained. a The statement says: "It Is the present area administra tive plan which renders possible the formation of a corresponding Lay men's organization and thus provides a number of definite positions with large responsibilities and opportuni ties to which laymen of ability can be appointed and in whieh large ser vice can be rendered to the church, "The activities of the layman as sociation will Include primarily the great program of our church. Par ticular streps will be plaeed upon personal evangelism, stewardship and religious education. The great value of the plan will be in the addition to the present administrative agen cies of ar number of able lay execu tives -through whom the Bishops, Area seeretaxies and District Super intendents will be able to mobilize and utilise as never before the great latent ferees of our church, "With the decline of class meet ings and lay preaching the number of positions ef perviee in the local church has declined and eur ehureh has never provided any positions fer lay aetivit-ies larger than the local church except few memberships en boards or offices in terganiaations representing a small portion of the entire program of the church. The administrative organisation hereto fore has provided no positions ade quate in opportunity er responsibility far laymen of large executive or administrative abilities. DIFFICULTY IN GETTING BUSINESS Same, July BH. Italian navigation lines betewen Italy and America are having great difficulty in finding bus iness for theiF liners at the present moment, due to the enactment of the present immigration law. To meet (IBS .ca?!i, WALNUT, IVORY OR OAK sggso ierins to Suit S29gso Terms to Suit 3 era! Italians. line baa directed part of their ships Into a new Italia ) Canadian service, ' This is the first Italian Una thaiJ has been established between Italy and Canada, The other etearajsnip ,j companies are also occupied en tha4 problem ef finding other fields rc- ; the surplus Italian papulation. It-j ia expected that one or two merer- Italian companies win eommenee j sailings to Canada diverting theirH present New York service to that ef-t- feet, f MERICANS WERE POPULAR! Christiana, Norway, July 89 ahe ; officers of the American battleship squadron which recently paid a tv weeks visit te this port were popular and were entertained prii vately in Norwegian homes but ther J leading newspapers ef the oitv critic cised severely the conduct a aoraeiA of the sailors while en shore leave, ' The squadron was eampoaed of the Kansas, Michigan, Connecticut, . South Carolina, and Minnesota, UBder! command of Rear Admiral Hugfaea, . ; The Christiana neswpapers publish--j ed several articles protesting because the American sailors made too yiot-t- ent love te the Norwegian girls while; i riding about the eity in taaSeabs. asw .: serting that the sailors "squeezed, andq hugged them" in publio, -i ; - One e Norway's prominent elergyt. j i men wrote a protest to the Afterpea-,.1 -ten charging that taieeeindueterfiesne 1 of the American sailors was "an ia- ; suit to the eity and a disgrace la the American nation. He urged. Admiral Hughes to put a step te $t ' Some - parents pant letters to, ho newspapers urging the Norwegian, au thorities to protect the Chri&ti&ni girls from associating with tJB :, American sailors, . .1 ... 'k. Secretary Weeks annetraeed abaaJ ' donment of camps at Covens, Mum, 1 Sherman, Ohioj Grant, Hl-i pifee, J Ark.i Meade, Md.) Jacksonville, S. 0, 1 and Brags, N, O. Advertise in. The .Times? '