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the money value of-the seed .that
it is guarded so carefully. A fire,.
visiting the company , storage1
rooms might ruin the seer1 or de
stroy it, and-it would take years
and years to de'velop the variety
again by breeding. ,
But one man othe firm is al
lowed' by .the". storage" com
pany's, rules, to" take -seed from"
the vauj(. His? description and
signature is registered at the
bank. . .
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"SAVES HIS FACE" 1
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DenverColo., Nov. 16. Judge
Greely, Whitford yesterday en
tered a court. order, withdrawing
charges- of contempt of court
against 15 members of the United
Mine Vprkers,- who were thrown
into jail on his'prder. "
Thenen were released a few
weeks ago onywrits of superse
deas, , and Whitford's - order
amounted ojjothimj" more" than
an effort on his -parrto "save his
face." His action" permanently
frees the accused men.
He held the men guilty of vio
lating an injunction' issued by
him preventing interference with
strikebreakers in the Northern
Colorado coal fields. They were
sentenced to tine year each.
Judge Whitford's priginal- or
der resulted in sensational agita
tion against government y in
junction. Nearly 15,000 people
paraded the streetsof Denver last
January as a protest against the
decision, and later -filed a petition
with the legislature demanding
the judge's impeachment.
JUSTICE TRAVESTIED BY
- GOVERNMENT IN IDAHO
Gov. Hawley Says National De--partment
of Justice Debauched
Witnesses for Own Ends.
Boise, Idaho, Nov. 16. Gov
ernor James H. Hawley, Has
thrown arbomb in the form of a
public statement into the ranks of
the Taft- administration.
That the National Department
of Justice has been engaged in
purchasing the testimony of self
confessed thieves and bank
wreckers on promises of immun
ity. That the testimony of these de
bauched men has been use.d to
convict men only technically;
guilty. - i$li
That thee purpose of these
things ws to permit special pros
ecutors for the Department of
Justice, to establish reputations.
That President Taft lent his
countenance to such actions on
the part of the. Department of
That no other act in the history
of Idaho has so brought Justice
into disrepute with the people,
nor so retarded the development
of the state.
He cites the case of Clarence
W. Rdbnett, former clerk in the
Lewjston, Idaho National bank,
Who Was convicted of embez
zling the bank's funds and sen
tenced to ten years in the peniten
tiary .And who before he had served
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