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ME URGES REPEAL
I OF SHOW LEVIES;
4,000 ARE CLOSED
I Brady Says But One ComI
pany Is Paying
[STARS MAKING LESS
iDays of Big Chaplin. Pickford
I And Fairbanks Salaries
I Are Over.
I Hearings on (ax legislation wore
ended by the House Ways and j
|34<^Bs Committee Friday after'
Kjpwjsntati ves of the motion picture .
|fui4iT*d other industries had ap- j
BMyd to urge the repeal of the
Elpflnti taxes applying to them.
1 ^etretary of the'Treasury Mellon
MlJg|)smmissioner of Internal Reveln::t
Blair will meet with the Re-!
|t>ufef|Aari members of the committee
It < w. Chairman Fordney anFordney
said he believed .
three weeks would be re prepare
the revenue bill.,
>111 mean Its pa?suK0 by the
about the end of August,
t Mr> x n tative Tilson. of ConnectidsC
- Me of the Republican menof
the committee. urged today
ti1? t-io, Senate combine the tax
**4tariff bills and enact them into
la^f^a? one measure.
f Star*' Salarir* Drop T?m?.
Representatives of the motion
picture industry indicated that the
depression has hit the amusement
business. William A. Brady. Saul
Rogers and others on behalf of this
industry urged the repeal of th*
fih* tax. the seating tax applying
to theaters and the admission tax.
They declared that businesss has
fallen off to such an extent as tc J
cause a curtailment in salaries ol
mnrvfng picture stars.
"Ninety per cent of the actors of j
the country now are valking the '
streets." said Brady. "Only one |
movie producer was able to pay a
dividend last year. High salaries
have disappeared. It aws mainlvj
the inability of the producers to
pay the salaries demanded by the
star? that caused them to organize
their own production companies.
The day of the Pickford. Fairbanks
and Chaplin salaries has pssed.
Smaller Theater* Hit Wont.
**The depression and the high
taxes have hit hardest the smaller
theaters in the little towns. Then
the people are refusing to accept
the cheap one-reel fllms.**
Brady sai,: that the salary of
''harles Chaplin in one year was
fl.200.000, including royalties, while
the producers made $1,500,000 selling
Rogers said that 4.000 movingPicture
houses throughout the country
have closed their doors: that
nly one company in the Fast is
producing pictures, and that the
California production is only about
30*per cent of normal.
Inrfufetry Being: Throttled.
The theater and movie business,
Brady declared, is being taxed to
The amusement business is now
being downed by a multiplicity of
taxer.," Brady said. "There is a
3 |?er cent film sales tax, a 10 per
eent admission tax and levies of
from $.?9 to $250 on the seating capacities
of theaters. In addition,
there are many local and State
taxes The legitimate theaters
have .been virtually wiped out in all
except the six largest cities of the
eopntry. The people are demanding
better Alms, and the day of
SI.500 or J2.000 films has passed."
HELD IN $3,000 BOND
ON BREAK CHARGES
Three Counts of Robbery
Placed Against Negro by
Arthur F. Flemming. 22 years old,
alleged to have been Washington's
liotisebreaker who* terrorized the
rlfy for three months, was held for
the erand jury Friday by Judac
McMahon under $3,000 bond'on three
' barges of housebreaking and larce?y.
While the police were on the lookout
for him for having failed to
appear here for trial on other
house break ins: charges. Flemming
Stepped off a train from Atlantic
flty last Sunday into the arms of
The charges against him allege
\that on April 22. last, he entered the
apartment of Rudolph Coldenstroth.
at 4329 Belmont street northwest,
and stole jewelry, and also entered
ths apartment of Eugene Sarkoff. at
13?2 Belmont street and stole articles
of personal property, jewelry
and money, and also entered the
apartment of Arthur U Mundo. at
1331 Belmont street, and stole $200
worth of various article?.
WOMA NARRES TED
IN LIQUOR RAID
Sliith precinct police, under the
direction of Internal Revenue Agent
Harold M. Stephenson, conducted
raids on two homes In the northwest
section Friday afternoon.
seised a quantity of liquors and
made two arrests
William Heorge Colstron, colored.
20 years old. S24 Fourth street, and
lJDie Washington, colored. ?J years
old. *1 Dingman place, were taken
?n a charge of Illegal possession
nines Minnesota Society.
Kor* than 100 members of the
Minnesota ,<5tate Society, includ>i?T
four Representatives from the
"Flour State." were entertained by
i.epresentative and Mrs. Schall at
their home in Berwyn. Md. The
rain forced the postponement of
outdoor events Among the guests
were Representatives Harold Knutson.
Oscar J. Larson. Walter Hughes
^wton_:ind fharles Husaell Davis.
THE EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETING Or
tka stockholder* of th? COLONIAL FILM
-CO.. inc.. will he hold at 11 a. m.. Wed "day,
iarat J. i(tl, at 13*8 6th it. ,w?
'WuMartoo. D. C. W WALTON EDWAJtDS
R TELLS F<
RAIL RATES ANI
Representative Jones, of
Texas, Says Law Restrictions
Tend to Lower
Efficiency of Transportation.
To the filter. The W?"IHne<on Herald:
The aftermath of the war nas
left unsolved two outstanding eco.
nomic problems, to-wit: The transpnrtation
question and th<* securing
of increased credits and better
markets for the producer. Of
course, there are many other problems
..f much importance, but none
which compare, with these two.
The present railway laws have
manv defects. In the first place, the
Washington control of the distribution
of cars is a great mistake. Ihe
man has not lived since the
zation of this republic who can
sit at a desk in Washington ana
distribute cars over this broad, big
country without getting them into
Roads Should Control.
| When the present railway measure
was considered in the House
' offered an amendment eliminating
| the car servico section, the amendment
being defeated by a small maI
lority. As a matter of fact, this
provision should nave never been
included. The car distribution
problem should be left to the roads
themselves, so that the roads might
be held responsible, and being responsible
would. In the nature of
things. become more efficient. When
complaint is made now. they simply
j -pass the buck" to the car service
section of the commission.
Practically the entire measure is
so drafted as to relieve, in large
j measure, the individual responsi
bility of the roads and thus to
1 decrease rather than increase ef)
ficiency. and the measure is so
' drafted as to encourage rather than
discourage an Increase In rates.
| The rates are now so high that
j they decrease the traffic and thus
injure both the public and the railroads
themselves. If a merchant
I were to sell goods at too low a
price he would go broke and go out
of business. If he raised the price
I of the goods too high h# would de|
stroy his trade afltt be compelled to
POUCE GET REPORT
OF FIVE ROBBERIES
Thieves in District Gather
Variety of l/oot During
Tobacco, chewing gum. Jewelry,
clothing an.l money comprised the (
loot gathered by thieves working in
I the District Friday. None has
j been arrested.
The delivery truck of the Standard
Cigar Company, 635 Louisiana I
avenue northwest, while parked in \
front of 501 First street southwest
yesterday afternoon, was ransacked.
The thieves escaped with cigars,
tobacco and chewing gum valued at I
Removing a screening in the rear.
thieves entered the home of C. F.
Rauth. apartment 115, Cavanaugh
courts and Seventeenth street northwest,
early yesterday morning, and |
during the absence of the owner
made a get-away with_ jewelry and
silverware valued at $75.
Jewelry valued at $*0 was stolen
: by thieves who broke into the ,
j apartment of Col. Fred ^ Boschen (
'at the War?lman Park Inn early In 1
1 the morning. The loot comprised a
pair of gold cuff links set with dla- ,
. monds an?l a diamond stick pin.
Mary R- CaMdge. 7301 Georgia
t avenue northwest, reported that the
theft of clothing valued at $70.
| George Riddle, 1S0S H street
northwest, reported the theft of $60
from his roat pocket in the baseI
ment of his home.
! THREE IN MOTOR
Lone Officer Takes Colored
Men Half Hour After
Half an hour after it Is charged j
they had stolen the automobile of|
IC. W. Kenny from the garage In j
j the rear of his home at Hyattsville,
I three negroes, armed with a .38
' caliber revolver, were caught on
j the Bladensburg road heading
I toward Washington by Policeman
George Little of the District flying
squad, single-handed. This occurred
shortly after 10 o'clock Friday ninht.
Driving his motorcycle alongside
the speeding auto. Policeman Little
'commanded the men to stop. One of
! the negroes was preparing to grab
the policeman's machine and shove
him to the side of the road when
Little, pulling his pistol, flashed it
in the face of the driver and the
| machine came to a halt.
At the Ninth precinct station the
negroes were charged wth larceny,
j They Are Lawrence Dunnigan, 18
I years old: Harvey White. 17 years
' old. and James Thompson, 18 years
! old, all of Hyattsville. Dunnigan t?
also charged with carrying a concealed
Manuel Eleton of 1209 I street
northwest, reported to the police
of the First precinct that he had
been held up and robbed of cash and
jewelry valued at $35 by an armed
white man at Twelfth and H streets
northwest, just before midnight.__
I If your eyes are weak and workstrained;
your vision blurred, if you
find it difficult to read and must
wear glasses, go to your druggist
and get a bottle of Bon-Opto tablets.
Drop one in a fourth of a
glass of water and bathe the eyes
two to four times a day. Stronger
eyes, clearer vision and sweet relief
will make you tell your friends
Note: Dnotor* aav lVm-Opto strengthen*
[e.reaigbt 5U'/? in a week's time in many instances.
) farm credit
close UP .hop, and ?>e rao'-. he
ralat-d hU price above " reaao"ab'"
tieure, the less hi. timde and the
!< ?? his profit would be. The same
in true with railways. *h* rat"
may b* so high as to bankrupt the
Prln to War.
Prior to the war we had the
finest. railway law* that were eve
devised in any eountry. The laws
actually permitted private manage*
ment and free development. But
the provision* of the present law
hamstring the entire situation and
require both the railroads and the
people to seek a board in Washington
every time they have unything
to do in connection with railway
transportation. Where do the people
ame in under such a system.
Closely linked with the transportation
problem Is the question
of beter credits arid market 'acuities
for the farmers and stock
raisers. I'nder existing conditions
their prices are too low. Kates arc
too high and costs of distribution
are too much.
Bouquets at Knrmfrs.
There has tteen too great a tendency
heretofore to compliment and
throw bouquets at the farmers, but
upon getting down to practical
matters, refusing to do anything to
see that tbeir rights are protected.
The success of all business and the
prosperity of all the people necessarily
thread bark to the producer.
Just now his products are stagnating
on his hands, while a hungry
world Is crying for these same articles
of food. Some of the cooperative
organisations are doing
fine work, but in order for the situation
to really be solved t^er?
must be credits and markets. There
are plenty of markets In the world
If credits were extended to get the
products to the market and arrangement*
were made whereby
those persons deairlng the products
and Who are willing to mortgage
everything they have In order to
secure them, could purchase them.
Heretofore those who have controlled
the financial credits and the
finances of this country have
thought their full duty discharged
when they took care of the commerotsJ
interests of the land. As
a mattrr of fact they have tackled
the problem from the wrong angle.
If the primary efforts were made
first for solving the problems of
the producer the relief for the situation
confronting other industries
would follow in a natural train.
VICTORY ON YAP
Thinks America Will Obtain
Guam Cable and Old
A settlement of the dispute with
Jkian over the former German
cables, radiating from the Island of
Yap. is indicated in m. letter written
to President Harding by Secretary
of State Hughes.
The letter was made public Friday
by Senator Jones, of Washington.
It was sent_to him in response
to questions he had asked
about his bill to appropriate $25.000.000
for the construction of a
The letter said "it is probable
that the United States will obtain
the cable running from Yap to
Guam to the United States, and will
have restored all the privileges of
using other cables which were enJoyed
before the war."
Private C apital Preferable.
Hughes indorsed the construction
of a cable, but suggested that use
of private funds would be better
than to have the government undertake
"The allocation of the German
cables centering at Yap has been
the subject of discussion at the preliminary
and negotiations are still
proceeding," wrote Hughes. "The
American delegates to the conference
have contended that the service
which we enjoyed in the past
should be restored, and it is probable
that the cable from Guam to
Yap will be allocated to the government
of the United States."
Must Await Outcome.
Hughes discussed the Importance
of adequate trans-Paclflc cable
service, but expressed the opinion
that extension of present facilities
should await the outcome of the
"It is undoubtedly desirable for
political, strategic and commend*)
reasons." Hughes said, "that every
effort should be made to improve
and extend the existing communication
facilities across the Pacific."
Hughes said the government
might find it necessary "to provide
certain services." But he did not
believe it wise to comm't the ffovernment
to a large outlay, pending
a survey as to the needs.
Every intelligent individual who
lives" within his income and is on
his way towards amassing a tidy
sum for independence in later years
is confronted with the problem of
placing his funds in a safe place
and earning a just income thereon.
Under our investment saving plan
investors may place their funds in
? 100. *SOO and 91.000
By making initial payment of 10%
or more, the balance to be paid for
within ten months and receive 8%
Interest on partial payments as
Details Gladly Furnished
Hie F. H. Smith Co.
Katab llafced 1873
815 15th Street
..... Forty-eigfct * ears
1873?without i.oas to?1921
Tells South Carolina
If the condition* in the South,
where near-famine has been reported.
have been misrepresented,
"a full and official refutation would
be highly desirable." in the opinion
of President Harding.
The President wrote Represent*-^
tives Byrnes, of South Carolina, who
had informed him that existence of,
either a plague or a famine In that
State was to be regarded "as an ,
"It Is gratifying to be assured
that South Carolina is so fortunately
situated.' wrote the Presi- j
dent, "and we must all hope that I
full Information will show that conditions
generally are equally satisfactory.
Indicate that they are not.
The reports Indicate that a wide)
'territory is affected, and. coming
through the Public Health Service,
strongly suggest the advisability of
thorough Investigation as a measure
of preparedness against further
spread of pellagra."
Telegram Confirm* View*.
The President added that htt I
views were confirmed by a telegram
from Charles O. Hearon. editor or j
the Spartanburg Herald. which
Byrnes had forwarded to him.
"You may be assured that the I
last thing in the administration's
mind has been to exaggerate the
seriousness of the situation, or do
anything which would cause undue
alarm." the President continued.
"The efTort is merely to develop the
facts In order that a proper course
j may be determined in view of
Text of the Letter.
j The President's letter follows in
"I have received and have to
thank you for your letter of July 27
and its illuminating inclosures.
The latter include a number of
telegrams from South Carolina rej
garding conditions there, as to food
I supplies and existence of pellagra.
Your letter summarizes your conclusion
from these communications
"'While assuring you that I
I speak the views of our people in
expressing gratitude to you for the
i generous spirit that prompted you
| to make this appeal for aid. I am
confident that in South Carolina
J there exists at this time no neces|
slty for any greater co-operation
| on the part of the Public Health
Service than Is rendered at all other
times. And as the existence In
South Carolina at this time of
either a plague or a famine Is an
titter absurdity, there Is no neecsI
sity for the Red Cross furnishing
I aid. Should the State ever be un|
fortunate enough to sufTer a dls
aster with which the people of the
) State cannot cope we will gladly
j welcome aid and ask for It. but I
j think it would be unfortunate if
J the Red Cross is railed upon to
, relieve a plague and a famine of
which the people in South Carolina
j "It Is gratifying to be assured
that South Carolina is so fortu|
nately situated, and w? must all
j hope that full Information will
: show that conditions generally are
j equally satisfactory.
Increase In Mississippi.
"Unfortunately the reports Indi- ;
cate they ar? not. One dealing
with Mississippi says that in May
j 1.700 new rases were reported In
(the State; in June, about 2.400, and
J that a further increase over the
j June figures was expected In July.
The reports indicate that a wide
j territory Is affected, and coming
(through the Public Health Service,
.strongly suggest the advisability of
thorough investigation as a meas|
ure of preparedness against further
! spread of pellagra another season, j
I In my impression thie is highly
desirable, and confirmed by the tele- !
gram from Mr. Charles O. Hearon.
i editor of the Spartanburg Herald. 1
which you have been good enough I
to forward to me. In part he says: ,
" 'I am thoroughly familiar witn'
the pellagra studies that have taken j
place here from the coming of the j
Thompson - McFadden commission j
with Capt. Slier, of the United !
States army, and Capt. Garrison, of j
the United States navy on that com- !
mission, to the final report on the
disease by Dr. Goldberger as the re- i
suit of Investigation made at the j
United States Pellagra Hospital, in I
this city. That institution was
closed last January, j believe, but i
Dr. Wheeler, representing the Public
Health Department. ?s stilt located
here and Is studying the disease.
He says there has been some
increase in the number of cases. In I
judgment there Is nothing
alarming in the situation, but those
of us who have been interested In
the study of this disease in this
Part of the country have felt thai
the government's study of pellagra !
stopped just at the time It should
have been continued. The disease |
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Special Summer Prices on
Three-Picce Suit, $8.00; labor
Beautiful line of Tapestries or
Velours from which to se- |
Phone, write or call. Will call
with latest samples. Estimate
Chair caneing?Porch rocker*
1233 Tenth Street N. W.
Phone Franklin 74Nil
Girl Wife Gains
Freedom on Writ
Of Habeas Corpus
Lodged in the House of Detention
the day after her marriage, ll-yearold
Mrs. Viola Mercilliott grained
her freedom Friday on a writ of
habeas corpus filed In the District
Supreme Court. 1
In her petition for the writ, filed
by Attorney Leo A. Rover, Mrs. I
Mercilliott alleges she wus taken j
before the Juvenile Court on complaint
of her mother, who, she says,
charged her with Incorrigibility. I
Mrs. Mercilliott denies the* charge. J
Mrs. Mercilliott is the wife of !
Warren P. Merclllio.t. They were'
married Tuesday at Clarendon, Va., 1
and returned to Washington the <
same night. Wednesday the young
wife was hail?d before the JuvctjjL;
Court and ordered held at the House
of Detention. Mrs. Jtfercllllott declares
she was held without ball.
The case was set for trial in Juve- 1
nlle Court for next Tuesday.
ENTIRE TARIFF BILL
MAY BE REVAMPED
Valuation Feature May Make
This Necessary, Says
A re-writing of the entire tariff I
bill at the hands of the Senate |
Finance Committee will result ifj
the American valuation feature of
the Sill is found unsatisfactory, according
to Senator Penrose, Pennsylvania,
chairman of the committee.
The committee has by no means
determined that the American valuation
syilem Is impracticable. But
cognisance of opposition has been
taken by the decision of the committee
to continue its hearings on
the valuation sections, which will |
delay the bill s eactment. and per- I
haps open the way for the tax bill
to be shoved ahead of It.
"American valuation is the basis I
of the whole bill/' said Penrose.
"It Is a complicated question, in
view of the status of foreign ex- j
change and world conditions. It is !
a task that taxes the best Judgment,
and the hearings so far held have
demonstrated differences of opinion.
"My mind is open. I intend to
confer with experts in executive
session after the hearings have been
concluded. This will necessarily j
suspend the hearings."
Penrose explained that there I
would be no advantage in conduct- I
ing hearings on rates nntil the valuation
question had been decided. I
The >earinss on the bill, he said, j
may longer than were contemplated
subsided in the days of abnormal
prosperity, and the experts pre- I
dieted at the time it might reoccur
in any period of depression. |
I do not know what causes pellagra, j
but I think the Public Health Department
is on the right track ana i
should continue its investigation I
just now, when they tell us the
disease is coming back.'
Many Similar Reports. J
"There have been so many reports
of precisely the sort which
would justify Mr. Hearon's views,
and they have come from such authority.
that it has seemed to me
desirable to take the steps which
have been adopted. These do not
contemplate any organization of relief
measures or special extension
of relief, unless full investigation,
covering the entire affected area.
shall make apparent that suet*
measures are necessary.
"I cannot but feel that if these
reports have misrepresented conditions
in any parts of the South to
the disadvantage of that section, a
full and official refutation of them
would be highly desirable; while,
if such investigation should develop
the need of unusual measure?
of relief, those could be promptly
and intelligently applied.
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t?lAI.ITY TAPESTRY OR j;
VEI.OIH. flT.VOO VALIE h
Comfortable Wing Chairs, in ta
Loose Cushion Fireside Chairs, gi
Roomy Chaise Lounge; $115 v<
7-foot Davenport, loose cushions
Slip Covers for any three-piece
Foraitnre Re-Upholstered at
AMOS W. IV
1015 9th Street N. W.
All Furniture Made In Our Own
to look up the reputations of
employed (or are about to engage
their ability to make their state
pond not only your health and ha
YOUR VERY LIFE may be at sta
benefit to you only, but if their
tained it will benefit them as we
are supremely effective in such
Insomnia. Pneumonia. Pleurisy,
Ataxia. Heart Disease, Bright's
Adult Paralysis, Paralysis Agitar
Sclerosis of the Spinal Columi*. Cc
tion. Vertigo. Palsy. Epilepsy, all
of the Spinal, Nervous. Digestive,
and the Serious Ailments of M
medical world has no remedy,
objectionable examinations, treat!
every other method has failed.
1o Invmtlffnte nnd call for free e?
ReitNonafcle term* for ronsulta?l<
Fur Information nee
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IY IS BElNi
DR. STONE'S PLUNGE
INTO DEEP ABYSS
Building Raft to Bring
Courageous "W oman
From Mountain Top.
BANFF, Albert*. July SO.?Out
her? wlifere new* travels slowly, the
final chapter* of an almost unequalled
tragedy were being written
Torn with grief and with hardly
any sleep for more than two weeks.
Mr*. Winthrop Ellsworth Stone was
frantic over the death In the picturesque
Canadian Itockies of her
husband, the late president of Purdue
University. She cannot rest, she
said, until his body Is found.
Ns<* Husband Fall.
"I looked up the steep precipice.
1 saw something give way. The
doctor slipped, and down he plunged
into the aby**."
ThuH this woman, who was neia
prisoner 1.000 feet above an abyss
for eight days, without food, described
the death of her husband.
She talked reluctantly. patnfull>.
She la being cared for in a tent near
Mount Bon. fifty miles from here,
until a raft can be built to take her
down Spray Creek to Banff.
Mn Stone want* to go back and
help guides find her husbands
body. A party I* being equipped to
undertake the difficult t*sk.
Rescued by Guides.
Guides who rescued Mrs. Stone
have marked the spot where the
body hurtled over the edge* of
cliff on July 18. ^
Mrs. Stone said the doctor was
scaling a precipice when a Proving
rock which he gripped gave
way. He was slightly In advance
of her. She saw the body turn over
and over. She descended the
tains as rapidly as she could to find
him. She was unsuccessful. Later
she found her?et? on a narrow ledge
unable to progress or return. She
had nothing to eat for eight days
and drank only the drippings from
the rocks where a spring seeped
Jam Holiday Trains
(Sp.c.1 Cable " The Ws.hi.tgWa HsrsW
tod Chicago Tribune.)
LONDON. July JO.?Not *ince before
the war and probably not then
has there been such an
I,ond..n >? began *,?nd
a bank holiday, which in ^land
means a legal holiday. and_*? business
is suspended from ? rlday un
til Tuesday morning.
\jl the railroad stations are
crowded with families going to the
seaside and porters struggling with
mountains of baggage. The crush
was increased by the fact that yesterdav
the railways published advertisements
offering holiday rates.
The London General Omnibus Company
estimates it will carry 4.000..
000 extra passengers during the period.
and all the railroads are run
KULLETT?On Sitordsy JulT 'n !
11 . tn . Minnie H.. St the residence of
J,r niece. Mm. I-. F. Schmeckebler; !'
rlne^" rrire. St her late rr.ideuce, 1444
lulmrint St nw.. MOOd*T. AUgU?t 1
11 s m. Interment is Cincinnati. OMcl
ilntaville sad Ksn... City piper. ple.M
M KFVNIT On Ssturdsy. July 80 iy;1, **
"or^iown Inlrerslty Hospital. Henry
C Deputy Clerk of the Supreme Court
of the United Stile.
Notice of funeral Ister LL
evpRESSlVE FLORAL EM* Phoa* M.
^'debate prices. MM ?11
Appropriate Funeral Token.
Gude'tW CT" >214 F Si
Prompt ??to 4el?*?rj rrtea.
1 TO 50%
pestry: $43 value $25.00
ood tapestry: $75 value. .$50.00
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Members in House
Increase of the House member|
ship from 436 to 460 was recommended
Friday by the House Census
j 81* of the sixteen members of
the committee opposed the Increase
on the grounds that the House, as
now constituted. is sufficiently
QUASHED BY COUR1
Justice Jenning* Bailey in Crlmi;
nal Court Friday Sustained a
| motion by Edward L. Wlttemeyer,
I * New York brober, and Kdward
Weisberg, to quafh an indictment
| charging them with conspiracy,
j bribery and leceiving a bribe in con*
. nection with the purchase of 100,000
, eases of condensed miiK for the
I allied governments during the war.
i Weisberg was formerly employed
i by the food administration. The
k Indictment alleges that in Septem,
ber. 1918, he conspired with WitteImeyer,
after furnishing him with
information which the government
j claimed should have been kept
j secret, to buy the milk for $6*0.r?0*
and sell It to the allies for $730,000
| and divide the $50,000 profit between
Justice Bailey sustained the demurrers
on the ground that there
wss no statutory authority for the
food administration to regulate the
purchase and sale of the milk.
Vnited States Attorney John K.
Laskey gave notice of appeal to the
Court of Appeals.
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Washington, Baltimore and
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Accounts carried in the r
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?3 French and C.erman currency
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y No Stoc
"BAD CHECK MATT
IS LODGED IN JAIL
Wanted Id several sections of the
country on false pretenM charter
and Known aa the "fugitive bad
check man." Edward William John on,
colored. 20 years old. m-aa
arrested Friday by Headquarters
detectives Thompson and Kmbre>
Johnson when lodged In Jail, gav*his
address an James. c;a. He will
be returned U. Metter. (la. today to
face a charge of Jail-breaking and
finish an unexpired term for forgery.
Police nay Johnson Is wanted In
Cleveland for passing a worthless
check of 750. He wss arretted on
six charge* of forgery in Metter.
Ga.. and last October broke Jail. H?
came here 1st* last year and was
arretted in Ma<ch. charged with
passing bad check*. At that lime,
police say the complainant refused
j to prosecute the cases snd John^n
| wan released.
GETS THREE YEARS
FOR S333 THEFT
Jam*-* Jackson. alleged colored
"flim-flam" artist, mas sentenced to
serve three years in the penlter1
tiary Friday by Justice Halley in
. Criminal Court for the theft of S3C:
I from Carl Dean, alto colored, on
. May 26 last.
Dean clslrred to hsve been ap'
proa, bed by Jackson and hie coni
federate at Fifteenth street and
New York avenue northwest. Jac-k:
son claimed to have found a p?x-ketbook
containing 12.100 and offered
I to divide with I>ean If he would
change the larpre bills in the wallet,
j Dean drew 1333 from the bank and
J handed it over to Jackson, who dis|
appeared, but was lated apprehended
I In Newark. N. J., where the police
j m-ere holding him for similar tricks
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steamship lines. Italian. |B
bought and sold in nay amount. B
: in the world.
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